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rw. f * 1 ) 11 M • ! \J I I s.; U > ' 1 I GREENWOOD, MISSISSIPPI, SATURDAY MORNING, MAY SI. IW4. VOL. VIII, NO. 20. vl.Mi 1 ER YEAR. Lfamscap „ M McCormick Mowing Machines fj i ;• The wise farmer saves his hay , thus making his corn go further and fortifying him self against the possibility of being forced to buy feedstuff. You can save more than enough hay in one season to pay for a Mowing Machine, you why the McCormick is the best machine to buy. ■ Come and let us explain to Screen Windows and Doors Buggies, Harness and Stanhopes * f - I THIS IS THE SEASON OF THE YEAR WHEN EVERYBODY DE CLARES WAR AGAINST FLIES AND MOSQUITOES. NOTHING SETTLES THE QUESTION SO EASILY AS SCREEN DOORS AND WINDOWS. WE HAVE THE CHEAPEST AND THE BEST. :: :: STYLISH IF YOU NEED A BUGGY, A SET OF HARNESS, A STANHOPE, OR ANYTHING IN THE VEHICLE LINE, YOU WILL FIND IT TO YOUR INTEREST TO SEE OUR LINE BE ! I FORE BUYING. Big Lot of Ice Cream Freezers Buying in Car-Load Lots j At prices which places one within reach of every home, find no better freezers anywhere. You might PAY MORE and not get one half so good. You will We get everything at the Lowest Possible Wholesale Cost and are satisfied with a small profit. We can save you money and give you the best grades of everything in our line. Henderson & Baird WHOLESALE AND RETAIL HARDWARE. WHOLESALE AND RETAIL HARDWARE. 58SB aHHggmzsrs3e3Eg5h^m j , : -Msm I METHODIST REVIVAL CLOSED LAST NIGHT);, Rev. J. A. Bowen Called Home by a Death In His Congregation. A very successful revival has been in progress at the Methodist Church this week under the direction of Rev. Dr. several days longer, but for tie act h^ïvt^*!TJ ,, home by the death of a highly esteemea member of his congregation. He left, Thursday afternoon. Hev. J. II. Mitch-. ell, the paator, preached a upland u s cr-, mon Thursday evening. Services «ere also held yesterday morning and even-, in;, when the meeting was brought to =' -'<**. J. A. Bowen, of Tupelo ; a pulpit orator All öf of great force and earnestness, tlie services liavo been well attended and a number of additions were made to the church. The iiiceling would have continued WEDDING PRESENTS. Never wore they no expensive and handsome bridal gifts bought a# the leading jewelers are selling this year. It seems this timely custom of re membering your dear friends is growing more every season, and tho bridal pres e its are more numerous and grander then ever. To give you some idea of what peo ********* ***** 1 ++*+***********************+*+*********' * DIRECTORS A. McC. KIMUROIGH \V. T. LOGGIA'S K. R. MeSHANE OFFICERS E. R. MeSHANE, Phesibbkt A. McC. KIMBROUGH, Vice Pebsiimwt W. T. IbiGGlA'S, Casuieb A. R. BKW, Assistant Casuieb C. IÎ. WRIGHT W. C. GEORGE W. W. McNEILL K. T. JONES % i f ] ■ i ! , I THE FIRST NATIONAL RANK OF GREENWOOD Surplus $32.000 r Capital $259,000 Does a General Banking Busin es s. Accounts of Planter s. Merchants, Corpor ations and Individuals. C apital, S urplus and Und ivided Profits aad Stockholders' Liability; $550,000 Solicits - t UMIIIH» » pie arc buying, we beg to draw your at-1 tent ion to the elegant line of solid si 1- ; er, cut glass, hand painted china and beautiful ornaments the Palace has just ! receive.!. This reliable and well known firm has a state reputation that is the envy of the Memphis jewelers but the pride of Greenwood. Wo predict a great future for this establishment, as their honest dealings and onc-prieo system are the business principles which make great lirms. ■ NEW SAMPLE ROOM. , Mr. Joe Stein, proprietor of the Hotel , Greenwood, announces that lie will soon ifîiSyV*eniS!l^»t^«M«o»ota handsome sam .... pie room on tho north side of the mam building. ... . ... ,, , . îc nc\s aniionvi k " and handsomely finished throughout. Mr. Stein says that he is compelle to make the addition ... order touconno hU drl,raU1 " r ,riend8 - iUld ,hat expects to spare no pains op expense in 1 . f, , ... catering to thc traveling public. The contract for the new structure will be let within the next week or ten : Hotel Greenwood is Soon lo Build a Hand, some Addition. | I j 1 days. .■ Mr. H. R. Hornberger, representing the Winona ice factory, was in tho city j several days this week conferring with ! citizens xvlio have been clamoring for Want Cheaper Ice. It is understood that a cheaper ice. number of heavy consumers have formed a pool and will buy in ! the Winona concern, car loads from Mr. Warren 0. Clark lias the agency ,'ell-known Co Flowers and floral de for John R. Laws, the 1 iiinbus florist. signs for wedding« and funeral« a spe 2SJT* ' W "* r " " i PREPARING THE PLANS. j [ Architect McGinnis is now engaged in rr ; " - . orated on the northwest cor- ; mn . , lf thc Allsti „ Mock where the ! , ,• i ! plumbmg si op now stands | ", . (1 bo a tlior- ! 1 * * * S • every par-'* oughly modern «trocUrc_ .ni o erj P»r^, ticular. In thus recog , g mg need of P rovl ?o for n the T* a he can find I i to Greenwood- as soon as they can linen Vi.. Aimtin 1 residence accommodation, Air. Austin NV ill confer a public benefit by pro-j viding desirable quarters for a number of small families. -, | Mr. F. R. Austin Preparing to Erect a New j Building. Mr. J. K. Pope has resingnod his posi tion with Baines' Drug Store and left, }^ T " lrï j ay e , cl)in( , ? or lös home in! Columbus. Mr. Pope made many friends ■ ! |, C rc who regret to see him leave Orccn ! wood. I ! BIG WOOD-WORKING GONGERN MAY COME TO GREENWOOD ! j j ; ! j j Secretary Sani R- Weetns, of the Board of Trade i ' Is After the Big Enterprise. One of the largest wood-working j Louis, Cincinnati and Kvansvillc, wants [ to get into the Greenwood district. Secretary 8am It. Weems, of the Hoard of Trade, lias been in corrott ; pondenco with the lug plant for sev ! erai weeks, and there is a strong pfoba ! bity that Greenwood will land thc con | J n ! The branch of the Imsiness which it 8 proposed to move hero is the manu of .. cp0M Kor thiH pur . concern will use from 100,009 IKK),000 feet rough pine lumber each I month The spceiOca ions provide that * » • < 1 . 1 this umber shall be Hi x 4 * 10, and * * | plants in the State of North Carolina, j with 1)rinches in Louisville, Cairo, hit. j I , FOLKLORE - * in! ■ ! Mr. R. F. Sabin, of Leflore, was a Moo- j I day visitor. ! Mr. R. J,. Jones was down from Glen rlora Thursday. ! Mr. Ed Jones, of Schlatcr, »pent Tues- 1 I day in tlie city. Mr. W. I. Cooper, of Coffecvillc, spent ! Mr. Felix L. Askew, of Carrollton, j - was in town Wednesday. Tuesday in town. |j I)r. D. M. MeGehee, of Money, was in ! the city Wednesday. ■ Mr. and Mrs. It. E. Walt, of Tchulii, ! j were in the city Saturday, * 1 Mr. J. II. Farmer, of Yazoo City, spent I Tuesday in the metropolis. I Mr. It. M. Ronald, of Inverness, was a ■ j Tuesday visitor to the city, ' Senator C. K. Harris, of Sunnier, was a ■ visitor to Greenwood Tuesday. ! ; Mr. C. S. Kennedy, of Money, was ' j here on Monday of this week. Mr. T. F. C. Hinson, of Black Hawk, was in tlie city Tuesday on imsiness. Mrs. J. M. Archer, of Hilandale, was . a visitor to Greenwood Thursday. Mr, W. A. Winter was over fro« Poddsvilio op Wednesday of tills week. Mr. R. B. Lowroy and Hon. H. H. Na . , ... bors were np from Itta Bona Wed^ day. Mrs. W, 8. Cunningham is visiting Miss l rlcne Reeves at Itta Bena this «weck. Miss Imeije Belle, of Pocahontas, who ' a visit to her brother in ' has free from knots larger than ; inches in j diameter, shakos, rots, splits or other j imperfections. Any sort of pine will do. Sap no objection. Mr. Weems wants quotations from mills on this variety of lumber deliv ored f. o. b. Greenwood, for which the North Carolina people agree to pay spot cash on delivery of bill of lading, The location of tho concern depends chiefly „„ the ppice „ w ,dch the mate rial can lie secured, A great (leal of Hinall timber can be eut illto theB( , cross arms which eould not bo used for other purposes. The mill employs a large force of skilled lalmrers and would be worth a great . . , ., , .. deal to thc city and section, of of j Greenwood for the past two weeks, re- : I turned 10 lier home to-day to thc sincere ! , regret of numerous friends. ! Air. W. T. Holloway, of Doddsville, j was in the city Thursday. ! Contractor W. O, Glass, of Yazoo City, • was hero several days Ibis week on business. 1 Hon. John It. Baird, of Baird, was a ! a conspicuous flguro on our streets ! ! Tuesday. Mrs. A. A. Bryant, of Coffcevllle, is : j visiting the family of Dr. T. J. Carr on' Washington street. Mr. Douglas Robinson caine up from itil his Sidon Thursday to mingle numerous friends. Mr. J. W'. Webb, assistant superin tendent uf the Southern Railway, was in ; the city Wednesday. Mrs. Ben Ex urn, pf Yazoo City, was!, the guest of relatives in tlie city on ! ! Monday of til is week. ' Mr. T. I'. Kimbrough, of Sheppard- ; ! town, came up Tuesday and spent the [ day with friends in the city. Mr. John I). Hawkins. 4r„ of Swan Lake, was in the city Wednesday and made this office an appreciated call. Mr. T. F. »avis, cashier of thc Delta Bank A Trost Company at Yazoo City, was in the eity for a short while Mon day. Mr. W. A. Armstrong attended the re y, e 0 , Bf 3B<J Mrt . T . a Holloman, Jr., In Ufa« Bena Thursday evaniag. êù'L,%p:' Mis« Aaaie Townes, of Mintcr City, Mn. ft. K. Townea, of Glendora, and Mr. Ktom Townes, of Minier City, were in mmBm ' '' in '.V ' '* m It ta Bena Won. Green wood'n «ocoiid nine to 1 1 ta I Jena Wednesday evening fo jilav the local team at that place. The game », the »core being 10 to 10 in the ninth inning, when It ta Rena made a home run and captured the lion or«. The batteries were as follows; It ta Dona Re Battle. Greenwood Johnson and Hicks. wont, clow î was a pood e, Townsend and Me Some Timely Suggestions. Tho onterprlspig firm of Hondo •emeu! in this issue & Baird has an iinnou of thc paper which with interest by our numerous subscrib ers. They call especial attention to the celebrated McCormick Moving Machine, for which they are solo agents in ihi-, territory, Scree also affords an interesting topic. Kvnry iioiiy needs screens at this year. I f you need some stanhope you should see the line of vehicles handled by this store before buying. gilt to lie read door« and window» iason of (lie buggy or a hand MISSISSIPPI DELEGATION WILL BE INSTRUCTED The Commonwealth was (he first paper in the State lo ad vocate an instructed delega f tion to the St. Louis conven tion. This position was taken when both Governor Varda nian and Hon. John Sharp Williams were opposed to stieli a course. Two months ago we pre dicted that Judge Alton B. Parker would he nominated We were then convinced that he was the logical candidate. More recent developments have strengthened this opinion. Wethen urged that the Mis sissippi delegation be instruct ed to vote for Parker in order •that party differences might be settled - the sooner the better Both Governor Vardaman T and Mr. Williams are now in t favor of an instructed delega ; tion. ! ! ! I , j A majority of the citizens of the State share the same opiii ion. ! The iiississipjii delegation ! ! will go the convention instruct ! ed for Parker. Parker will be nominated and be will be elected. tw il MHM »» ; ; , , ***** **** * * „ BANK BUILDING CONTRACT IS LET M fj lldiulsomt 1 Siructurc to Be I reeled on West Market Street. TO 151 COMPLU FD AUGUST I. Ik t Hank Will Org.inl/r Soim-tlmr liming tlie Next few Weeks, to Open August I 1 ) 1 -. r. H. 1 fuiiilui ... cirri (Mi W. f M;irK"i I Iw» ;u*:ui t u Tl * INI \l<>\\\ I 1.1 II. .lusl V wL 1*1*0 the neiussful biddm Pile stories II ;h, imilt of milt y nr c lliicsi il brick nt solid coiling mD •r ami stool I ImuiglMuit. ill lie Hi it font. Sim MM-oinl IIo.tr ill In* part ition llcw Ik !.. nl' which Hr. Ilomlei ho first •• which vill liUtingN Hi has al 'l organization io within I ho ill bo periodo<l hoi (At novt foi Tin- lia lit» ilooidod upon. callod >r r«.i vill he fav suggestion Thu building is to l.u* coiupldod by AugiiMt l, and lilt- bank ill begin lund is its h is completed, I lit* Rees Pi luliiird Mere. If»« Ntea Prichard er Huum •ml at the local la ding Till day night. This in I he first î ado to rip the Prichard has ■ally sborne at Ile I •OHIO IK iranlci-rcd t /.oui, but I hi-* tii ip the river, jind to 'V e and be m ecu along l In- ri\ t." ns steamboat men expiai! it. SWEET GIRL GRADUATES ARE COMING HOME College Commencement Season lias Already Begun. Te'bSvr t Girl Graduate," with her iib and bewitching ways fancy free, and as bright anil fre«li as cool spring mornings Already l lie (Miimiieneeiiietit season One liy one the schools lias die al. and colleges are closing, and many a home el re le will moo he eomplete again. i ood i h minim a school for tho K< higher ednenl i* ood girls are forced other cities. •liege ii On probable that other city of equal size has ko many absent daughters. Home of I bet ill ret urn next Others tho week after and the middle of next all at horn«*. voek. th will perhaps hud them Hoeial nfTalrH will then The little joys will to crowd one another. A tinge of romance may now and t hen break tho speechless monotony, and several faces now shadowed with signs of care may then be transformed into smiling sun beams on t he sea of h The "Sweet Girl Graduates" arc e big home. ew life. take on T t ; RECEPTION AT ITEA BENA. ! Hr. und Mrs. f. B. Hollomun. ,lr„ Inter. tained Thursday I vcninq. e of lir. and Mrs. The handHouic li" T. B. Holloman, Jr., ii Itt.i ilena, was tlie scene of one of the most enjoyable social events of the season Thursday evening from II to I J o'clock. Thc oc casion was a reception in honor of Miss IVïlJu Gilison, Mi »J Virginia; Mi.sh », of Jackfton, anil Null l/twrov WilfM Mi«K Hlulla Holloman, of Vir*k#i>urg. Tho KjKM'ioiiH par lorn of tlio Holloman homo v.ero hand.somuly ilueoratuil with Mini lax and buns, and a lavish hospitali ty was dispenses! to the mimorouKguuHtK of the occasion. The charming ItoftiotH ! wa« assiftlod by .Mrs. Brown, Mis«Hulun I llridgerand Missus Mary and Joe Wil lioHwift, Delicious refreshments were , served at intervals during tho evening. The following were present: Miss j fiddger, Miss Richheurg, Miss McIn tosh, Miss Reeves, Miss Isaac, Misses Hwift, Misws lluley and Misses ltcese. ! Tho gentlemen wore: Messrs. Brown, i Armstrong, Holloman, Swain, Gordon, I Bboraole, Dunn. Gates, Kimbrough, : Townsend and Goldsmith. ; ; j Mr. W. It. King, of Çrager, was a visi , , tor ta the eity yesterday and made this ; sanctum a pleasant call.