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V. H. Hiiidnai.l
Kikjar ( ». Haihms
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Long Distance Teleplior
Yazoo Valley
Jan. t). 1904 i
.No. 2«
Greenwood, Saturday,
J
PRINTER WANTED.
A first class job and ad man can
secure permanent employment at
food wafes by applying at tills office.
THF LEGISLATURE
AND HIE ISTHMIAN CASAI
t he
bei
bn
M
HKMppi
State Senate
f.
State«!
rntatives in the
lit «-it
I
rep re»
Senate rclaf i\e
g filial ra
of tliel'anama < anal in- <
that the lb
Senate« action.
Thi« course ha« been d< <
the
4| . I .I
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tied upon ii
>f the fact that a
prevail«
Nation
view
Dei
Ment i ment
erat« at the
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f'piU.I
ml
favor of opposition to the rat
ground«
lientio
nf party expedi- ! <
the treaty
em*y, and it
the Mississippi Legislature
eon«Unction of the « anal is a
j
that the
latter
auch magnitude that it should
all a (low all party considérai ions.
While Tilt: COMMoNWKAI.TII believe«;
ill ratify the treaty, j
ver- !
iijnrlly of tli" j
i
that the Senate
even though opposed by a
mid regret
1*0 M iHKÎHHÎ |l|»i*M lloio
ilcclnrod in oppoHitic
Democratic member«,
exceedingly to
gat l
measure that
future good
reiiHon,
nt JaekMon would be amply ju«l Died in
the enactment of a rcHolulion iimtr
ing Senators McLnurin and Money I"
vote for the ratification of the treaty.
While we believe that Hie policy pur
sued by tho I'rt'Mident in précipitât iug
the Panama revolution
t.
1 1
miieh for t lie
(»an«
For this
•f the
State.
a* believe that the Legislated
t
et
ren
tra ry to all precedent; antagonistic to
tho principles of republican forms of!
. . !
(jovcrntncnt, ami It di wtvoh '
immcüKiired condemnation of civiliza- (
lion everywhere, there Is no doubting
^he fact that the Panama republic i« now
1
a permanent factor in the affairs ( 'f (
nations, recognized ;
such bv filier
powers than our own, with full authority :
ooHsions which we have;
to grant tho n
so long and fondly
of less gracious government.
veted at the hand«
The fact that a strenuous President
has o'or*topped the bounds of inter
national propriety a step which can
net now be rotracod should not con
trive to lessen our zeal for t ho construc
tion of an isthmian waterway, the con
summation of which will be a blessing
to the world and a veritable boon to the
South.
Tho canal treaty ought to have lu
negotiated with Colombia, but Co loto- 1
biu is no longer in possession of the ;
iHthmiiH, nnd it i« foolish tosupposc that |
the citizens of Pan:
ingly surrender that which came to
them through the assistance of Kooso
volt, but which has since been guaran
teed to them by the loi mal recognition !
of tli" I'ttliaina ijovoriiii "nt by the |
«troiiffwt imtlmis nf tbo earth.
We want the canal, and we want Mis- !
I
slssippi s Senators to put themselves on
record ns favorable to the ratification of j
the treaty. I
j
ni
ai will ever

GllKKMvnon made rapid strides during
the ye:Ai* 100J1, und there is
reason to doubt that «lie a\
no good
ill maki»
even better progress during tlu* ye
upon which we are Jiurt enti rinv. Set !
aside whatever nniiaositle« you im
entertain toward your
bygones be bygones.
»•» hbors la't
^ ' .
Ihr promotion of j
tho industrial and material interests of |
Greenwood is
hich !
I" dH lll("i'"»t"(l ; h"»c"
on cuiim'.
we are all more
we should not alio <v trivial tilings to
come between usa ad the goal toward
which we a
striv mg.
ITlK crowning gl orv of tin* Louisiana
„ ^
Purchast* l-.xposit jon at St. Louis this
fli , ,
year will be tlu* maguillceut statue of
• . „ . h ;
King Cotton to I m erected in tlu* verv

center of the gi oat exposition building.
It will »roprese' a Mississippi, the great
est of the cott iw« producing States, and
the cotton to to used in its construction
was raised im the Yazoo Delta, the
richest sect j^u of world. Hurrah for
Mississippi'^
CarLYL* i declared that habit wa
the
deepest law of human nature. That
was mai ,y yeovrs ago, but tho words are
just i «m applicable today
There are few men who
to b /cak away from some practice or
etV«cr, however trivial the fault may be,
b 1 At habit is next to nature in its hold
4 pou human destiny.
ever,
mid not like
IIAJOH VaRHAMAN says that he is
ip.ii)- to Is- the Governor of the whole
j as >(> W' the a\ liole Gov
ehar»rterlatie
and hi. friend» hero at home know that,
bo moam exaetly what he says. So
more; no Iohs.
•rnor. That'« a
Vardanian declaration,
;
Jp there - !» really ulllnity between :
things of n like nutuic, Hip Van Winkle
ought to play to standing room only ut
j
Vicksburg.
MUCH-NEEDED
LEGISLATION.
TlIK GllJtl NWOOD C'OMMOXWFALTII 1«
ago of a law to compel j
do- !
urging the pi
i II** ad vertising of mortgiR^ f'
order to prevent sacrifiée Halm
irt gaged property. It is claimed
Hint tbo jiroMut, method of poHting j
iii> i i <■» nf foreclosure and Male i h un* i (xl
of
rtgagee, and mont cam
lair lu the
results in a Mile far
I Im j trop* rl y.tosido
i Grenada Kcntiliel.
a
j
tolow the value of
, encouraging fraud.
huH advocated
eh a law I we au ae of
Till. ( O.M.MOWVKAI.TH
i he enactment of
( Ik* l u t that the present method of
•ntM of mortgage
11 ccs and IcjM-cpoKts is a grave
posting advertise
((<is
,1 to Hi<* unfortunate party w ho«*
Id under t lu* hammer.
• t hat the general i
property in
in I replient ly t In* i*a
,f tin* fart that a j
(tulilis is net a
place until after the j
n gobbled up by the
to take
property h;
I .hier Ilf till' innrtgiigc. Thousand» of
thus lent nmiunlly by |>ee|>le i
bee
dollar« a
who a
it tint a iid ;
•tice.
• leant of all able to
he hardship of the iniquitous pr:
Hon. 1\ W. Maer, edit
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j
ft lie C'olurn
member of the
Ihim Dispatch, and a
Lowndes County, i«
If,; dature fr»
hielt lie will intro-,
•s«ioii to compel
fin publication or all mortgage fore-1
h. ...,.ty „-«»paper« fur*
f time, and Tin: ' ' M
« that Mr. Maer'« 1
present
due«* at I he
able length
( o.M.MoNW i:\l.lll heliev
hilt will mcol f lu. hearty npprobnti
of !
I
passed j
tlier day en !
, but the new« had j
ahead and everybody had i
o lock their HinokehoiiHeH
< lie State'« lawmaker«.
DdWIK
A i. i:\aMikk
John
through the State the
Orlej
mite to Ne*
heel
flit
lïli.U'HTItl'J'.T liiiH ill fide the diwovery I mn
tlmt eluhty-four per rent, of the '" or ;
ehantH who failed during the year 1W»
iiinple I
i
i * the watch dog«.
and h
.. '
,t advertise in the newspapers,
, ... , . Itl for
•O men who will pendst in,
.. . i •... a
,n that advertising doowi 11
ing
D. ItoeKAi Fi hiJiit Inin just pro-1 tho
yet ll-oi
1 he ttHMcrth
l»ay.
John
Mcuted
fortune,
t he old man's
■d to go in swimming together.
• of h i« boyhood friends with a j
We'ro now trying I
•mory of the days when «on
refresh
theatre
one
TilK architect who designed
with forty exits through which no
could (»scape
write the next Kepublican party plat
ought to he employed to
i
for
for
od
by
i
Tills is tho year in vh'nh I « biiiarj
has twenty-nine days* the emancipated
,„ iliden IU11 , th o poliUciam. "«vb
( |, 0 ( , fM ,„( rV4 "
form.
Till: time is coming when Delta farm
valuable to be Initch
Is will lie t
1
( .red by negro labor,
StGOND-THOUGHTS.
and exalted ambitions ever
Low Ido:
ccitpy tlu* same head.
inter sing poorly than to sob sadly,
cnee every day in the year,
doesn't get up the same way.
wonderful record on New Years, Fri-,
, , , ,. lAI , T . .
'l»,v. Jnmiiiry L 1001, Nmoty-Huvou ))or ; a|((
. .t.of thi»«-who hitvo enrolled In th" I
school for the past three years have
. . , . ... s„_
been placed in positions, ranging in j
H;4 | arv f rom $40.00 to 8125 per month,
and some have received as high us $8 ;
per day. They guarantee positions.
Miougli to ki ( p on tin (
right truck mit il some one throws tho ;in
«witch. I to
If is easy
I
Tho world will Judgo you by your
<I""(1 h not by your Rood intentions.
giu
Looking always ahead for trouble you
the thousand little
are sure to
joys that you could otherwise export
us.
do
Do it \o\\ and you will save yourself
the sorrow of another opportunity lost, j
••• •+
an who goes to tod airly j
livery
j
The Grenada HunIiiCmh Coll«»ge shows a ; on
The Grenada llusinesd College has a |
guessing contest for a few scholar-1
«hip«. Write them and receive par
ticulars. Address, Grenada IlUHincHH
• College, Grenada, Mi««.
!
Our local contemporary, The Muter
prise, has entered successfully upon its
eighteenth vidume, with flattering proa-1
j | )4M , 1 8 j. (>p n | oll g and useful caret»r. It
| i N a K00 d pa|wr and a fair competitor,
! well deserving the litoral patronage
r,1, ''l !" j* '•? ,l "' 1"' , 'I' , ° " f
«1 and Lelloro county. Thk toM
MONWKALTII.
(•freshing to read such 1
sentiments coining from a competitor in .
'tlu* newspaper business, and Tho Kn
. . .
tei prise appreciates them the more be
... „ ;
cause we believe them to Ik» sincere, 1
. . . . r
; GifHMiwood is capable »»f supporting.
. , . ...
two papers in a decent maimer and there
is no excuse for tlu* usual petty spirit of
business jealousy to exist between
thorn, fl
itself upon the fact that it has such}
broad-minded and honorable competi
tors in the editors and publishers of
Tin: Com mon wr am. Wc wish for them I
Fntcrprise congratulates
Crceuwood Knterprise.
success.
draws like a circus
Dr. Oppenheimer'« free open air show
1
Til" ifnslii"»« ColloB" Ih how trecli
ing a course of advertising by mail. !
Write them and find out particulars. |
Address, Grenada Iliislness College
Grenada, Miss.
Best Llncme it On Earth.
Henay E. Ualdwlu', Superintendent
City Water Work». Shullsburff, Wis.
writes ; "1 have tried many kind» of lin
ment, hut have never rewired much !
henellt unliH usisl llnllard'» Snow I.inl
ment for rhcumbtiim and pains. I think
; it tho best liniment on earth." 25c, 50c
: ■>'»! ♦»•OO a bottle it Hiln w' P rf Btom
«hoot? You don't know the
, a | pleasure « f it unless you have used
j Fetors' Shells.
I
FOLKLORE
j
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j Mrs. H. F. Dupree, of Yazoo City, visit
i (xl Greenwood friends Monday.
Mr. H. (\ Hoffman, of Le Flo re, wm a
Tuesday visitor to the city.
Dr. N. M. Wood., of Water Valiev,
«pent, Wednesday In Greenwood.
Mr. J. M. Anderson, of lit;» Dona, wan
a Monday vÎHÎtor to the county capital.
Attorney K. V. Hughston, of Carroll
ton, was a vi Hi tor to the city TucHday.
Mr. and Mrs. W. L. Kinney, of Lex
ington, spent Monday with Greenwood
j friends.
i
MIhh Kütherinn Harding, of Ilunts
j ville*, Ala., in the delightful guest of Minn
j Katin W. Htoelo.
vV.iti-r Valley,
i
Messrs. /. I), and A. K. Jennings, of
■ere visitors to the city
TuoHday of thi« week.
;
Mr. V. S. Whitehead,
! City'« most enterprising
j «pent yesterday in Greenwood.
Mr, ,1. M. Armstrong, formerly of l.< \
ingtou, hut now traveling out of Chieag
for a prominent dry good« house, was i
the city Thursday.
o of Yazoo
Proliant s.
Mr.l'.J. Williamson,
' ' M the new clerk at the Southern depot.
1 Mr* Williamson is a clover young
<f Hoyt on, Va,
! and we gladly
I'leoine him to the city.
Mr. .1. I). Hawkins, Jr., a prominent
I young merchant and planter of the
j Swan Lake vicinity, was in the f*ity on
! Tuesday of thi« week and made this of
j flee and appreciated call,
i
Mr. W. W. Saffold, of koHiusko, repre
Heritiug Mr. H. A. Dodd, i« in the city
with a carload of One driving horses and
mules. T1 »oho who desire to purchase
I mn | M #n(1 horges wlll do well to ca n ut
chapman's stnlile and sue them.
Mr. Chns. D. Montgomery, of Chicago,
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for a number of years <

a local newspaper, but
,, ,, ,
ing reprosentntivo of the Mergcnthaler
Linotype Co., is spending a few day« in
tho city with hi« family.
jonnectod with
• ix t ravel
«on
Oovernor-elect Vardaim
that lie will ineve hi« family to Jack
January M. They will bo greatly |
missed from the
city, but the best wishes of a host of j
friends will go with them to their new
home.
announces
•ial circles of the i
Mr. Geo. A. Kdofl, advance represen
tativo of "The Cavalier," which is to ap
pear at the Greenwood Opera House
next Tuesday evening, was in the city
for several days this week arranging
for tho performance of his splendid
company. Mr. l-kles' progressive meth
od of doing things is amply illustrated
by the full-page ad in today's paper.
Judge I). I'. Montgomery left on last
Wednesday for Madison Station to at- j
tend the bedside of ( apt. L. F. Mont
gomery, who was recently stricken with
paralysis. Capt. Montgomery is now
ninety-two years of agi», the father of a
large family. H-» is the uncle nnd |
adopted fatiier of
townsmen, Judge I). P. Montgomery.
ed fellow
este«
,
wanted. ( olorod woman to run hotel i
; a|(( , | W0P( [|„ 8 hoiiso f" P lulmpres nt mill,
I Apply in porijon. O. N. Ma lotto, 51p,
The Huokoyo Cottou Oil C'o.
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j
I.OKT. WIHto pointer dog, brown head
;in d brown spots across buck. Answers
I to the name of "Colonel.
Howard for
return to DcWitt Harris at Southern
depot. 1-Q-lt.
WANTED Ambitious boy to learn the
printing business. Smdli salary to 1«*
giu with, but rapid advancement to the
right, boy.
The hunting season is oneo more with i
us. A gun and some Peters' Shells will
do tho work.
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for Sale Cheap.
A Hue squaro piano, in perfect condi
j tion and tuno. Will «ell for $75.00
j easy payments If bough) nt
A. Wkilkk & Co.
; on
<iig-tr
S. I RAINES
DRUGGIST
A complete stock
of the best drugs
that money can buy.
Combs, brushes, and
toilet articles.
Society stationery,
cards, invitations
and paper novelties.
Our prescription department is
our pride. It is almost impossible
to make a mistake hero. Our sys
tem is tlu* nearest possible ap
proach to perfection«
Jg*W***W*B«*««l*««W***IÉ*MB**B«S»MMÛ*
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Authorized Capital, $50,000
OFFICERS
W. ('. Orokoh.
President
Tallahatchie Trust Co.
t'. J. Austin,
Vico President
Sam'l L. Uwin,
See. and Trenn.
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Dealers in Wild Lutids, Plantations, Farms
and City Real Estate
BOARD
OF DIRECTORS
(•ID MONTJOY, JR.
('. J. ALWIN
T. A. OLKA SDN
W. V. OKOROK
K. I. UOt NOKK
KAM'L !.. OWIN'
If you have fop sale or desire to invest in Delta lands or city property, write to or call
upon us. We negotiate loans and ro'leet ivnts. Loans placed* on commission and prompt J
payment therwf guaranteed. We an* prepared to assist in the establishment of profit
able enterprises, and invite correspondence pertaining thereto.
Oiffc: Two Door* West of Postofficc
ORGKNKOOD. MISS
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J. W. ASHCRAFT, Manager
DR. M. OPPENHEIMER
OF GALVESTON, TEXAS,
IS HERE
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in our city jjivinir five open uir shows and advertising his
famous remedies. He comes highly recommended, and
is here for your good. His medicines have cured thous
ands of people in Mississippi, Texas and Louisiana.
TUH HON. T. A. GARNER. mayor of Wesson,
"The Doctor drew large crowds, and the
citizens spuk' - highly of his medicines.
SHERIFF H. It. APPLEWHITE, of Hrookhaven,
says lie gained the confidence of our public by square bus
iness dealings and p'entlemunly conduct.
HON. W. W. LEG GET, sheriff of Pike county,
says: "Hr. Oppenheimer has been doing business in Pike
county for ... selling bis preparations and
specialties, and ha.- met with great success, on account of
his fair dealings and honesty, that he pays his privilege
tax and does busim-<oii business principles. ALL MED
ICINES ARE GUARANTEED."
THE |)Oi TOR'S MEDICINES will surely cure all
Fevers, Rheumatism, Catarrh, Asthma, Kidney and Blad
der trouble. Stomach disease, and every kind of blood
1 or contracted, Female troubles.
MEDICINES will gently but
thoroughly remove all the impurities which now destroy
your Courage and pervert your bodily functions. It will
tone up your digestive organs, your stomach will promptly
care for all that ivnclies it, your assimilation will be per
fect, your bowels will have the muscular power and energy
to remove all waste, your head will be clear, your eyes
bright, your step elastic, and you will take a pleasure in
life sin*!) us you have never known before.
THE DOCTOR PARTICULARLY invites all whose
cases have been neglected, badly treated or pronounced
incurable, as the study of his life has been devoted to this
class.
Mi «is.,
smv> :
liseuse, (Milier ;;<■<jutr
I II 10 DO! ' i < IK'S
REMEMBER, lie asks only those who have failed to
get relief to call upon him for advice free and bo cured of
their diseuses.
HE GIVES FREE consultation, for he positively re
fuses a compensât ion, absolutely no charges.
TLIK ASTONISHING success and remarkable cures
performed are due to a thorough knowledge of the struct
ure and functions of thé human system, and the cure
of diseases by nature's remedies. No poisonous drugs
used, NO CALOMEL.
IIE MAKES NO experiments, and employs only
reason, science and proven facts, making no appeal to
superstition and prejudice.
THE DOCTOR OE RES among the long list of other
chronic ailments, Paralysis, Contracted Tendons, Deaf
ness, following mid dependent upon the Eruptive and
other fevers by wonderful medicines.
THE MEDICINE CURES PARESIS OR BRAIN
FAG which is marked by a dull heavy pain on top and
back of the head; pains radiating from the spinal cord,
hot und cold Hashes, irregular action of the heart, indiges
tion, torpid liver, constipation, chest and kidney pains,
frequent urination, dark spots and glimmers before the
eyes, an indescribable misery across tho center of the
body, etc.
THE DOCTOR STAKES HIS HONOR and reputa
tion upon the statement that he has discovered a spoedy
and positive cure for organic weakness, involuntary vital
losses, with the long list of terrible penalties laid by nature
for crimes against her most sacred und important laws.
I don't blame you for being a skeptic. You have
been doctored and dosed until you give up in despair. If
you call on me at the hotel I will tell you the honest truth
about your case. This is my fourth trip to Mississippi,
nnd to several towns like Greenville, Vicksburg, Wesson,
Jackson, Hrookhaven, Magnolia, I have repeated my
visits. Honestly, don't that prove that I cun accomplish
with my great medicines wonderful cures 1
IF YOU HAVE A CANCER OR TUMOR CALL AT ONCE
ARE YOU PASSING PIECES OF TAPE WORM?
1 will take the worm away absolutely free—-bead and body.
See my collection of (taenia) tape worms, stomach
worms, etc. 1 take a parasite away in 3 hours without
distress to tho patient.
I cure Fits so they will not return.
DO NOT DELAY, a week or month may place you
beyond hope.
for less money. The Doctor makes no vis. , nor does he
write prescriptions. He does not use the kfcife, or per
form any surgical operations. The BEST and CHEAP
EST PRICED medicines in tbo world. If you can not
call, write. Take a day off and call on the Doctor at the
CALL AT ONCE,
o can cure you
ip
HOTEL QiMNWOOO
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Gleason & Barnwell1,
Cotton Buyers.
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Greenwood, Mississippi.
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THE BEST IN PRINTING
That's what you gat at THE COM MONWEALTH office
and the price is no higher than you have been paying.
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Charter Oak Stoves and Ranges - -leaders for 50 years
Studebaker Wagons,
James & Graham Wagons,
McCormick Mowers
Old Reliable Columbus Buggies,
Reverse Rubber Belting-Guaranteed.
Imported German Cement,
Logan Lime,
Lone Star Plows.
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WHOLESALE HARDWARE.
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TheGoyer Produce Co.
Wholesale Grocers.
Our Specialties: Provis.ons, Grain, Hay, Flour,
Meal, Bagging and Ties.
Greenwood, Miss.
Office and Warehouse
Opposite Y. A M. V. Depot
Stewart Bros.
Cotton Co
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Cotton Buyers


Represented in Greenwood by
C. C. GILLESPIE.
Something
New
What is it
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THE
I No-Treadle
Sewing
Machine
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LEE ARTERBURY
The Sewing Machine
Dealer
GREENWOOD MISS.
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Office next door to |>ostoffice.
a
Rev. Carlisle P. B. Martin. L. L. D.
Waverly, Texas, writes. "Of a morning,
I often find a troublesome collection of
phlogh, which produces a cough, and is
very hard to dislodge ; hut a small quan
tityof Ballard's Hoiohoitnd Syrup will
at once ilislmlge it, and the tronble is
1 know i f no medicine that is
J
» over. - -
o |ual to it, and it is so pleasant) to take.
»! I can most eordiaiy recommend it to ail
« permis needing a medicine for throat or
lnng troubles." Trices, 25c, 50c, $1.00 a
, bottle at Hainc's Drug Store.
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Lands
for Sale
T have a large lot of
land,both improved
and unimproved,for
sale cheap on easy
terms. Fine tim
ber, and for fertil
ity it cannot be sur
passed. :: :: :: :: ::
X
J. L. HALEY
ITTA BENA, MISS.
The Resort
Liquor
Dealer
Tho Finest of Everything
Jnjj Trade a Specialty.
Private Stock.
(ireetlVllle. Mississippi,
<
; Take Laxntlvo Bromo Quinine Tablets
i All druggists refund the money if it
ails to cure. E. W. Orovo's signature
! is on each box. 25f.
To Gure a Cold In One Day

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