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part 2 THE COMMONWEALTH.
PART 2 VOL. IX. NO. 48. GREENWOOD, MISSISSIPPI, FRIDAY MORNING, DECEMBER 1, 1005. |1.50 THE YEAR. T I ROUND THF TOWN l __ A Gathered in the Round lip. Mr. T. E. Firth spent Sunday in Gre nada. Mrs. 8 . R. Weems spent this week in Jackson. Mrs. W. R. Bond is visiting friends in Memphis. 3 Mr. J. P. Jones was down from Money last week. Mr. J. T. Dean visited Maben relatives last Sunday. Mr. S. G. Luckett, of Yazoo City, was here Tuesday. Mr. N. L. Cockrell was over from Lake Henry Tuesday. Mr. J. F. Bole, of near Carrollton, was in the city Tuesday. Mr. O. C. Neill, was in the city the lat ter part of last week. Mr. J. M. Estes made a business trip to Winter City Tuesday. Miss Mabel Campbell is visiting rela tives at Indianola this week. Mrs. W. N. Pharr visited relatives in Lexington tho first of the week. Hou. E. D. Stone spont Sunday with Coffeeville friends and relatives. Mr. D. C. Jones, of Shellmound, was in the city on business Wednesday. Mr. and Mrs. J. P. Joiner, of Bona Vista, visited Jackson this week. Mrs. William R. Humphrey visited relatives in New Orleans this week. Mrs. R. T. Pifcchford visited Jackson relatives and friends the past week. Quite a number of our people attend ed the foot ball game in Jackson yester day. to Hon. Geo. A. McLean, of Winona, was among his Greenwood friends last Fri day. Capt. D. C. Anderson, one of Schlater 's leading citizens, was in the city Wed nesday. in Mr. F. R. Streater, a promineut mer chant of Minter City was in the city Monday. Mr. T. W. Harrison was up from Inglo sido last Saturday and made us a pleas ant call. Mr. and Mrs. H. FT. Nabors, of Itta na, spent last Friday in Greenwood business. lie] Messrs. Rich Prophet, of Sidon, and V. M. Estes, of Cruder, wore in the city last Monday. Mr. R. W. Baird, of Ft. Loring, was in the city Monday and made this office an appreciated call. Traveling Freight Agent, Jerre Con very, of the I. C. K. R., was a Greenwood visitor this week. The Earnest Workers will meet at the residence of Mrs.G<»orgeChambliss next Monday at 2 o'clock. Mr. and Mrs. Ben F. Wasson,of Green ville, visited Mr. and Mrs. Richard T. Jones the first of the week. Miss Myrtle Green, of Jaokson, has returned boni*- after visiting in the home j of Mr. and Mis. J. W. Quinn. , 1 1 , ! Agent F. B. Wilkinson, of the 1. C. R. K. in this city, made a business trip to Memphis the first of the week. Mr. C. W. Mullen, of near Whaloy, whs a Greenwood visitor last Saturdav, and made ns a pleasant call while here. j Mrs. G. W. Purcell, of Black Hawk, i .pent a few Jays tho first of tho week with the family of her sou, Mr. E. M. I'urcell. Mr. and Mrs. T. P. Price went to! Memphis, Wednesday, where Mrs. Prie** for médirai ' v 'ill remcau several days t roatment. Mr. D. H. L. Hutchison, of Vineland, called to see us while in the city Wed ixjsday. lie requestts ns to announce that tho trustees of Vineland school w ant a first grade teacher to lake charge <|t name. This is a splendid opportunity for a gddd teattlFT. I The Methodist Aid Society met at l ' l r s. R. L. Sims l»«t Monday afternoon w ' 1 * 1 forty members present. Dainty ices were served. Mrs. Geo. N. Morris entertained a few of her friends last Thursday afternoon at a luncheon in honor of Mrs. Shaw, of Rogers Springs, Tenn. Mrs. Hen Elder, who has been visiting Mr. and Mrs. W. N, Pharr for days, left for her home at Marianna, Ark., the latter part of last week. several Mr. A. E. Jennings, of Water Valley, was in the city Monday, en route for Sumner to look after his mercantile and planting interests in that vicinity. The Odd Fellows Cemetery Associa tion will meet next Tuesday evening at 3 o'clock at the residence of M rs. W. T. Fountain. All members are urged to at tend. Mr. M. M. Bard well, of Winona, made this office a very agreeable call while in the city the latter part of last week. He was on his way home from French Bend plantation. Mr. Geo. H. Peel, of Montgomery, Ala., visited the family of Mr. D. L. Peel here the past week. He loft Tuesday for Jackson, wfyerc he will spend a few days before returning home. Mrs. J. L. Gillespie entertained the Earnest Workers last Monday afternoon. These worthy ladies are ver j busy plan ning and working for their Bazaar to be given Thursday, Dec. 7th, in the new Attlesey building. A good dinner will also be served on that day. "Fat paunched have lean pates And dainty hits make rich the ribs But bankerout the wits". Unless you are overfed and stupid, in sure TO-DAY and then TO-MORROW you will feast instead of fasting. P. S. GE ORGE. Imposing Ceremony of Installation at Carrollton. Last Friday night Rev. W. C. Uuder wood was formally installed as pastor of the Presbyterian church. Rev. W. W. Harrison was the presiding minister of the occasion, and he preached a stigges tive sermon, using the character of Cor neliius as a basis of his remarks. After giving an exposition of the text the speaker proceeded to show why each Christian should be a devout soldier of Jesus Christ. Rev. W. F. Laird delivered the charge to the pastor using the finest of charges, Ht. Paul to Timothy, as tho basis of his exhortation. Mr. Inlow, a layman from Greenwood, delivered til« charge to the congrega tion, in which he urged them to love and pray for their pastor. To support him To invite him to their in every way. homes and recognizo him in their social pleasures. It was a very interesting occasion, and and Rev. Underwood has made a favor able impression and begins his pastorate under promising auspices. That his pastorate may be successful is the earn est wish of people of all denominations. Itev. T. I. Hainan was present and of fered prayer at the close of tho sermon. —Carrolltou Conservative. Tailormade Suits, new styles and patterns from $5 tc $25—all less 10 per cent. F. R. Austin Dry Goods Co. SCATES Hot Drinks are all that they should be Our coffee is unexcelled. Bazaar, Thursday, Dec. 7th. The Earnest Workers will have a Bazaar on Thursday, Dec. 7th, 1900. All invited to come and lielp the ladieH of the Presbyterian church. There will be no auction sale. We handle a Pine Picket which is as good as Cypress, or better, and much cheaper. Delta Lumber Co. "Our remedies oft in ourselves do lie Which we ascribe to Heaven". "Dont "cuss your luck" if the fire catebed you uninsured jO-NIGHT. It own fault if you do not insure P.S. GEORGE. j , 1 is your 1 TO-DAY. 100 Ladies' Short Coats worth $5, $6 and $7 at the , one price, $3.95. ! F. R. Austin Dry Goods Co. SCATES. Original ALaRKm famous Chocolate, Creams, the finest ever. »0 cents a .. ! Overcoats, Mackintoshes, ! overcoats, , : Coats, i j Shoes, Shirts; in fact every- j thing for man, woman and ch'ld at 10 per cent reduction pound. i p a jn to! at Austin's Retiring Sale. SCATES H<*T DRINKS md nourishing. Try ^ Are palatable their Ilot I hoeoia'e. _ Everything at a discount Austin's Retiring Sale. A NEWSY NEW ORLEANS LETTER. Matters ol Interest Discussed by a Commonwealth Correspondent. The Cotton Market. New Orleans, Nov. 27 The very se vere losses sustained by Mr. Price and his following recently emphasizes again some of the phenomenal influences at work in behalf of cotton. Briefly mari zed these are: extraordinary acti vity in the cotton milling industry, im mense demand for cotton goods, every prospect of a very short yield for the 1905 sum crop, and tho lately developed power of the farmer through concert of action. With the world consuming more than 12,000,000 hales of American cotton annually, or 24,000,000 bales in two years, and with America producing a little less than that quantity in two years, the supply is now in a fair way of falling be low the demand, thus producing practi cally famine conditions. These facts are well known to the bull speculator and that harbinger of prosperity to the grower of cotton is therefore spreading his nets and has already caught many a bear who had sold cotton which he did not own. Holding Cotton at New York. An interesting side light on the situa is revealed in a telegram from New York where a very large portion of the warehoused stock is of high grade cot ton which is now in greatest demand. Joseph H. Hoad ley, who is one of the most conspicuous bulls in the Now York market, and who has given the bears no end of trouble lately, took over on ten ders on the October "deal" which was so widely published at the time, many thousands of bales of this high grade cotton which ho is holding on to with a firm grasp. The big advance in the price as a result of the small ginners' report gave Mr. Hoadley a profit of mil lions of dollars. But he has decided to continue co-operating with President Harvie Jordon and the Southern Cotton Association and announces his intention to hold all these thousands of bales for 15 cents. The syndicate of which Mr. Hoadley is the head is said to have some # 10 , 000,000 or more in cash readily avail able with which to back its very bullish views. He believes tho farmers will stand firm under their pledges to Mr. Jordan, and looks for very much higher prices in the near future. tit Progress of the IS cent Campaign. "With producer and consumer not ful ly aware that practically famine condi tions are destined to prevail before an other crop of American cotton can be available, there is nothing at all remark able in the prompt and sweeping re sponse Mr. Jordan has had to his call for pledges to hold cotton for 15 cents," is the way an o servant cotton man puts the case. Mr. Jordan, in a published in terview asserts that farmers ail over the South are sending in pledges by mail and by wire so fast that his clerical force in the Atlanta office of tho South ern Cotton Association lias fallen behind in its work of counting and assorting them, additional clerks had to be em ployed. Originally Mr. Jordan expect ed to secure these pledges through the personal solicitation of canvassers to bo put out from the various state head quarters and from Atlanta, but before these canvassers should be sent to the fields the mails and the telegraph had brought pledges for hundreds «f thous ands of bales, and still they come. This is but ono of the many evidences of the value to tho farmer of organization. For many years the spinners profited im mensely through concert of action and gained advantages over tho unorganized farmers which they cannot enjoy under present day conditions. The New Orleans' Season. The winter in New Orleans will be an unusually brilliant one. The French Opera company brought to America. There was no French Opera last season, and society turned out in immense numbers to wcl its return. The subscriptions are is one of the best ever come the largest in the history of tho opera. y) ana ge r Charles Founton, of the Grand ! opera House, has strengthened his stock ! company and wi.h high class legitimate : drama i» play.ng to packed bouses. i the audiences viewing with j -f U j snri the trust theatre, iu character, Tho Ht. Charles Orpheum, modern vaude ville, has a long list of excellent attrac tions for the season. also attracting large crowds. Two race tracks instead of one will be open lor ono hundred days, while Mardi Gras and the carnival balls, it is an nounced, include some especially at tractive features, including a new or ganization which will give a pageant. Thus New Orleans ha» thrown off all thought of (juaVai.1 Me and all other un I ho Five other thea are CARROLL COUNLV HONORS HEROES. Monument to Confederate Dead to be Unveiled at Carrollton Today. Carrollton, Miss.. Nov. 28-Friday, De cember 1 , will be the most joyous, if not the most eventful, day in the history of this town and county. It will be the oc casion of the unveiling of the monument which has been erected bv the people Carroll county to commemorate the valor, the patriotism, and the self-aacri flee of the soldiers of old Carroll county in the struggle for Confederate inde I tendon ce. Not since that eventful day, forty-five years ago, when the Carroll Rifles, known as Company K, received its flag and was mustered into the Confederate service, have the people of this county displayed so much patriotic enthusiasm as is felt throughout this section in the event. On that day Carroll's old veter ans, who as youngsters, fought and suf fered for the country and posterity, will behold, carved in enduring marble, the accomplishment of that strong desire which has been their enthusiastic dream through long years of toll and poverty. Active efforts in the movement to erect this monument were begun less than one year ago. The work of secur ing funds and of pushing the enterprise to its completion was begun and carried into effect by local members of the P. K. Liddell Camp, U. C. V's. No. ofil, assisted later most energetically by the H. I). Money Chapter, U. D. C. The two thous and dollars, which is the cost of the monument, has been raised within the last seven months; one thousand by vol untary individual contributions, and one thousand by appropriation by the board of supervisors out of the county funds, under a special statute passed by the State legislature. Capt. John T. Stanford is commandant, of the local camp. Ho enlisted as a pri vate in Company K at its organization, it being the first company that volun teered from this county. JLater, as its captain, he was severely wounded in storming the breast-works at Gettys burg, and from the effects of that wound his left arm now hangs useless by hin side. Rejoining bis regiment, he was in active service with Leo's aroiy until the surrender. Of the other members ol the committee on monument fund, Ad jutant W. F. Hamilton enlisted in Com pany K at its organization, and was se verely wounded at one of the battles in Virginia early in the war, which dis abled him from further active service. Assistant Adjutant H. D. Shaw was in active and constant servico during the entire period of the war, as were also Capt. Thomas Kennedy and Leo Mc Millan, the latter having enlisted at the age of fifteen. All of these gentlemen were aggressive leaders in the overthrow of the carpet-bag regime in the county. As Sons of Veterans, W. C. George and C. J. Nelson have given material assistance to this committee. With the same undaunted spirit that prompted them in their services during the war and the darker days of reconstruction, the veterans have labored faithfully to build this monument. The Monument. The monument is erected in the heurt of the business center of Carrollton, be ing in the northwest corner of the court house square. It is built of granite and marble. Its base is seven feet square, and its total height above the foundation is twenty-eight and a half feet. On its shaft stands the figure of a Confederate private soldier, carved of white Italian marble; a private just as he appeared in reality during the later years of the war, with his musket at M rest". He is dressed, not in artistic military uniform, but in the ragged clothes of the old Con federate, with slouched hat, a canteen at his side, and a blanket across his shoul der. The most interesting feature in the construction of this monument are the rosters that are encased within its corner-stone. These rosters of the en listments form Carroll county, which are complete within themHolv«**», have been compiled by Adjutant W. F. Hamilton and Assistant Adjutant H. I). Shaw after pleasant memories and again opens her hospitable doors to her neighbors. Succe&aor to Archbishop Chapelle The question of a successor to the late Archbishop Chapelle, of Ne»' Orleans, who died of yellow fever during the ear ly stage of the epidemic, will be decid ed here in the second woek in Decern ber, when the convocation of bishops of the province and priests of the arehdio oeae will be held. It ia stated on appar ently good authority that Rev. }. L. Lavaljuf Now Orleans, Vicar general, will be chosen and that a petition in hia j favor turn been signed by »0 ont of 147 j priests of the archdiocese. WALTER t'AKUEK. * HUMPHREYS RETURNS. Went Down the Big Stream With the Lnrlmer Party. Greenville, Mi««., Nov. 25. Congress man Humphreys returned this morning from Natchez, whore ho had gone with the Lorimot congressional party in the interest of the deep waterway from Chi cago to the gulf. The party stopped at Lake Providence, Vicksburg and Natch cz, and were received everywhere with enthusiasm. Local associations were formed and the interest of the people in the proposed improvement of the groat river received a decided stimulus by the visit of the congressional party. The people of this congressional dis trict are deeply interested in this pro ject, because it moans the revetment of the river hanks to establish a permanent channel, and the con sequent protection to the levees. The expense of rebuild ing levees where the old lines are wash ed away by caving banks is one of the greatest sources of expense to our levee boards, and this revotaient, when accomphishod, will he the means of sav ing thousands of dollars yearly in this item alone. Mr Humphreys will rejoin the party at Now Orleans Monday, where an êla borate programme has boon arranged for their reception, and will go to Gulf port Tuesday to confer with the citizens there on the improvement of the Gulf port harbor. No state in the union is more vitally interested in river and har bor Improvements than is the state of Mississippi, and it is cause for congrat ulation for the whole state that such an active and tireless worker as Mr. Hum phreys is on the committee on rivers and harbors of the national congress. SCHUIIR IRK Tom Cox of Quiv< Mrs. Adams lias moved to side, in the house formerly o< Mr. Shackelford. Mr. C. U. Price is opening store in the brick block south of Bank of Schlater. was here Tuesday, the Bast ecu pied by branch Capt. Anderson and Walter Wingfield The attembnl tho Webb «aie Tuesday, former bought the Webb plantation. Misses Wales and Wade are visiting Mrs. Adams this week. A fat 'possum trii graced the Thanksgiving table at High landalc ihstead of the proverbial turkey. ed with "taters" Farmers are fast winding up their crops. It is generally bolievod that all the cotton will ho ii iarket by Xmas, Bazaar and Dinner. The Presbyterian ladles will have their annual baz.iar on Thursday, Dec. 7th. Dinner will be o'clock to 8 o'clock. All are invited to eonie and help tho ladies. Cark of Thanks. The ladies of tho Presbyterian church thank very rauch all those who so gen erously assisted them on the day of the lunch and dinner of 22 nd, given to the "home-seekers." irvod from 12 Card of Thanks. To all who so kindly carne to sistance in the darkest hour of our lives in the loss of our little child we are ir as deeply grateful. Mr. and Mbs. H. G. Wilson. months of labor, inquiry, and research. As an evidence of the loyalty of its peo ple, those records show the names of twenty-six hundred soldiers who enlist ed from Carroll, * hielt was then com posed of the present county and parts of Montgomery and Leflore, and yet this county had at that time only seventeen hundred registered voters. All of these names Mr. 8 haw has printed with India ink upon heavy paragon paper, and these rosters, together with the roster of those who served in the Mexican war from Carroll county, are encased in a metaiic box in tho corner-stone. A copy will tie placed upon tho county records. They are the most complete of their na ture in the State. The inscription on the monument, is follows: "Erected by Carroll c auspices of I*. F. I.id-toll Camp, U. C. j V», No. SSI, and li. D. Money Chapter, U. D. C'a, to the memory of Carroll V Confederate soldiers, who fought foreur constitutional rights from Bethel to Ap ty, under the - n pAuattox. Y ruth crushed to cartb will ] rise again." Capt. Thomas i.ennody is to be mar shal of ihu day and the Rev. T. L. Ha man chaplain. There will be two ad- j dresses on the occasion; one to bo deliv- \ «red by Jndge Newman Cayce, of Colum bus, Miss., and tho other by the linn. Y?. M. Cox, of Bihlwyn, Miss, j music, which is to bedirtinctly Southron j in it» nature, will I« furnished by the student band of seventeen instruments, * »t the State A. & M. Collégè. ■ I !„■ A PRETTY WEDDING. Marriage of Atlas I unite S. Bril and Mr. C f. Andlng. Cor. Clarion ledger. Greenwood, Nov. *25 One of the most beautiful weddings of the season was solemnized here on the 22 nd, when Miss Lucilo Sherman Itell and Mr. Claud Ellis Adding wore married. Many friends ami relatives from distant towns and cities came to bid the happy eouplo G oil-speed. Mr. and Mrs. E. H. Hell, from whoso home the bride married, gave an elegant courses, courses most delicious viands. The ta ille was perfect in appointment, the center-piece being exquisite chrysan themums. Those present were; Rev. I. II. Auding, Miss Hculah Andiug and Mrs. Flood of Summit; Mr. C. K. Andiug Vicksburg; Lieutenant Sheldon Andlng of Omaha, Neb.; Mrs. John Berry of Florence, Mrs. K. 1). Futch, Miss Nell Futch, Raymond; Mr. and Mrs. West Hell, Mrs. J. R. Lane, Pocahontas; Miss Lucilo Hell, Mr. 1). C. Hell, Mr. and Mrs. K. H. Hell and Mrs. Amanda Hell. After the repast a large wedding-cake of artistic beauty was the occasion of much merriment, anti many packages of diagam eake went abroad to unfold the fortunes of anxious belles and curious dining of six erving in beaux. The fortunate guests were allowed a peep into the Hook of History, relating by unique pictures tho history of the groom up to tho eventful day the va cant pages indicating "to be con til The first Baptist church was trans formed into a bower of loveliness palms, ferns and ohryanthenmins making a fit setting for so lovely a picturo. The crowded house bespoke the great popu larity of tho two young people, and just before five o'clock, the appointed time, the room was filled with t he sweet liquid tones of Mrs. Flood of Summit, cousin of of the groom, as she sang ''Forevormore.*' Ere the mellow notes died upon the air, Mendelssohn's wedding march, played by Mrs. Burr of Greenwood, ushered the wedding party across the threshold. First in order were Messrs. I). C. Hell of Greenwood, Dan Mr, Gehen of Summit, John Ashcraft and Jesse CJuinn of Green wood, ushers, followed by Miss Beulah Andlng of Summit, sister of the groom and brides maid, beautifully attired in a plum colored gown, peculiarly becoming to her delicate blonde beauty, carrying brides maid roses. Down tho opposite isle came the matron of honor, Mrs. ft, I). Futch of Raymond, sister of tho bride, and of handsome carriage and exquisite toilet, carrying a contrasting bouquet of bridesmaid roses and ferns. Then came the sweet, blushing bride in a modish traveling suit of gray, which quaintly enhanced the rich beauty of this lovely brunette. She carried an im mense shower bouquet of bride roses, lillics of the valley and ferns, and leaned on the arm of her brother, Mr. K. B. Bell, who gave hcr tu the \ onng groom at the altor, with Ids best man, Mr. Oliver N. Bouncy of Summit. The beautiful and impressive cere mony was performed by Rev. I. II. A tid ing, father to the groom, assisted byJDr. W. M. Burr of Greenwood, after which the bridal party left on the south bound train for Jackson, where a beautiful wedding supper was served by Hhurlds. From thence the charming couple go to Vicksburg, their future home and where this progressive young man's business interests are centered. The numerous and costly gifts attest interest and affection of the host of friends who wish those two a long and ■moothe voyage on life's sea, and a safe and timely entrance into the harbor "on the other side." d." SIDON lltMS. Gen. Keosler was here Monday. Wo regret to note the death of of our worthy townsman, L. Von Werdt. Cashier Thayer was in and out on Monday. Cotton still continues to pour in and onr merchant» pay top prices for it. j Rev. Moorhead has about wound up his year's work as pastor of Methodist church, and will leave Monday for nual Conference at Grenada, Our city fathers contemplate building - a sidewalk from depot to river. an Price At Brown sold 200 bales of cotton ] Humphrey <fc Co. last Monday at a j Open day and night. Our COFFEE is \ unexcelled, ■ very satisfactory price. SUTtS PARLOR Everything in the Men's Department at a reduction. Hanan & Son Shoes at $4.00. F. R. Austin Dry Goods Cc. Send your printing to this ullice.