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COMMONWEALTH, part 2
PART 2 VOL. IX. NO. 411. GREENWOOD, MISSISSIPPI, FRIDAY MORNING, DECEMBER 8, 1905. |1.50 THE YEAR. t Buy Early—C hristmas Is Coming-Buy Early WE. I For Boys Foot Balls, $1.00 to $4 00 Dumb Bells, 25c to 75c Indian Clubs, 25c to 75c Drums, 10c to $1.50 Games, 10c to $6.00 Boxing Gloves, $1 50 to $3.50 Watches, $1.00 to $4.00 Toy Watches, 10c to 25c Mechanical Toys, 15c. to $6.00 Rifles, $2.50 Air Guns, $1.00 Harmless Air Guns, 50c Pistols, 5c to 50c Ilenty Books, 25c fi * i For Girls Dolls, Kid Body, 25c to $1.00 Dolls. Kid Body, Patent Jointed, $1.50 to $3.00 Doll Go Carts, 15c to $2.00 Doll Furniture, 15c to $1.50 Doll Bead Sets, 35c Doll Comb and Brush Sets, 35c Toy Tea Sets, 10c to $3.00 Toy Tin Sets, 10c to 50c Toy Granite Sets, 25c to $1.50 Toy Pottery Cooking Sets, 15c Toy Lamps, 10c to 50c Sewing boxes, Paint Boxes, 15c to $1,00 Stoves, 10c to $5.00 Castors, 25c ARE IN v S \ WORK' SHOP OUR STORE Hea dquarters. WITH S I in has designated A3 1113 Horns, Trumpets Whistles, Blocks and Ten Pens 5 s :;>e ( /VI ' v ^ fe.Vf ) ? > /\ i j ; . For Gentle ltTen Klcetrie Flash Lights, $1 00 to $5 Shaving Sets, 50c Smokers' Sets, $1.00 to $2.50 <'igar Jars, $ 1 IK) to 3.00 Comb and Brush Sets, 75c to $5.00 Cloth and llatjBrushes, 50c to $5 Ink Stands, 50e"to'$ I 50 Collar and Cull Boxes, 25e to $5.00 Shaving Mirrors, SOc'to $5.00 W Disk Brooms, F.bony land Silver 50c lo'$ I 00 Whisk Brooms, Gold-plated Handle, $ 1.00 Moustache Cups, 25c to $2.00 W lately Kxercises, $2.00 to $5.(,K) Dumb Bells, 50c lo $1.00 Indian Clubs, 50c to 1.00 Dinner Sets, $2 to $75 For Ladies Cut Glass Bowls, $3.50 to $15.00 V Salad Bowls, 25c to $5 00 OUR HOLIDAY LINES ARE THE LARGEST • OR PATTERNS ARE EXCLUSIVE AND UP TO DATE ! Cake Plates, 25c to $5.00 . . ■ 5 Serving Plates, 10c to $1,50 \ For Babies Balls, 5c lo 50c Rattles, 10c to 1.50 Dolls, Unbreakable 5()e to $ 1 Clappers, 15c to 35c Squeakers, 15c to 35c Chimes, 15c to 50c Santa Clans, 5c to $6,00 Linen Books, 5c to 1 00 llumpty Dumpty Circus 50c to 6 00 A B C Blocks, 5c to 1.50 Rocking Horse, Shoo Flies Bread and Butter Plates, f)0c to $5 \ ; Opera Glass Bags, $3.00 * s < z Hand Bags, 25c to $6.00 ■ z :■ t Jewel and Puff Boxes, 25c to $10.00 i Toilet and Manicure Sets, 50c to $10 Prompt Attention Will Be Given IHuil Order« i t. E. GILLESPIE & CO., FOR ALL BOOKS, BOOKS, BOOKS PICTURES AND PICTURE FRAMES VICTOR TALKING MACHINES AND EDISON PHONOGRAPHS GREENWOOD, MISS. ♦ ! - MONUMENT UNVEILED. Pathetic Incident Was the Presence of Remnant of Famous Old Carroll Rifles With Their Tattered Battle Flag Carrollton, Misa., Oec. I. In thepres of a largo and reverent crowd the ence Confederate monument erected by the Daughters of the Confederacy was dedi cated here today. A pathetic incident was the presence of the surviving moin bers of Carroll Rifles, Company K, of the Eleventh Mississippi Regiment, which was mustered in herd at the out break of the big war. Along the line of march the residences and houses wore profusely decorated with Confederate colors. K- H. Hicks, of Greenwood, the veteran color-bearer, carried tho old colors of his company, which he bore in numerous battles. The following was the order of tho procession: Capt. Thomas B. Kennedy, grand mar shal of tho day. 1. Cavalry, under command of Lieut. Lee McMillan. 2 . Hand. 3. p. K. l.iddoll Camp, in command of Capt. John T. Stanford. 4 . Sponsorsand maids of honor, in carriages ' 5 . Speakers, in carriages—Judge N. Cayce, Columbus, Miss.; lion. W. M. CoxBaldwyn, Miss. «' h D Moncv Chanter V. D. C., aDd JJÄX " Camp girls, on float. V r;,i. irnimmnllnr Confederate lie. '„float " !). C School children. ' 1120118 „„dor the command of Capt. Thomas B Kennedy, the procession was formed on the campus of the public 1 I Tki. la the «Dot where, in IH61, sciuxil. This Pt Î^The^tfon was as above outlined. In the first oorriage were two, notable ladies, Mrs. J. J. Gee. nee Miss Charlie Klmbrongh, and heraged mother, Mrs. ^°TJ' m wfoZ atthe time] a student of the Female College at Co tombas, Miss., presented to Capt. Prior •SSÂÆ"" pany when it started on its long journey seventy years ago, to enlist in the servi ces of the young republic of Texas in its struggle for independence. On the floats were Miss Wanda Liddell, repre senting the Eleventh Mississippi, and the young ladies who represented re spectively the companies who enlisted from this county and the thirteen Con federate states. On the grand stand, which was erect ed at the courthouse door, facing the monument, were ladies representing the different states and companies: local members of the U. C. V. and U. D. C. and prominent lady visitors, among the lat ter being Mrs. Lizzie George Henderson, national president, and Mrs. Bell, state organizer of the U. D. C. The following was the order of exer e * se8: Music by band; "Dixie, by school children; prayer, by the Rev. T. L. Hainan; address by Judge Newman Cayco. of Columbus, Miss.; music; address by ! the Hon. W. M. Cox of Baldwyn, Mis«.; "Bonnie Blue Flag, by young ladies; presentation of monument by .lohn A. Stinson, builder, and its acceptance by H. D. Shaw in behalf of veterans. , Then followed the sponsor «address to the veterans, and then the unveiling. which was the most impressive part °* ceremony. Little Ruth Htauford, grand daughter of Capt. John T. Stanford, an little Virginia Neill, granddaughter of Col. G. K. Neill, drew the veil away. As they walked slowly around, unwinding tho loi g veil of red and white, the baud "»rylend.'' and as it fell and the ligure stood uncovered, thc "Dixie." Every chupch hell in town clanged its joyous peal, and the crowd went wild with enthusiasm. In the evening a reception was held by the U. D. C. In honor of the veterans and their wives. The guest* of honor! wore Mrs. Henderson and Mrs. Beil. The monument is seven feet square a its base and 28 1-2 feet in height, Asol dier's figure stands on top of the ghafl wit h a gun a. 'rest". Iti.th.tof.Coo federate soldier, with slouch hat. a <«n teen at his side and blanket across his' shoulder.-Hot ^ Wy , # Going East-No. 30 arrives at 8 a.m.; j NoJM at 7:45 p.m. i I $60.00; a choice selection of 3,000 Dolls, f rom l cent to $15.00 each; and in fact everything you can wish for in toys and noV eltios, suitable for Christmas pres L. en tg, are to be found in this popular es- ( tablishtnent, at the most reasonable ! p r j ceg Mr. Htein certainly made a groat hit j n selecting his mammoth stock of lloli A. Qqq^ and the general verdict is ^ j H the handsomest and most GREAT DISPLAY OF HOLIDAY GOODS. Leon Stein Has The Largest and Hand somesl Stock In the Slate. It is worth a trip to Mr. Leon Stein'« Book Store to see the large and magnifi cent display of Holiday goods ho has on exhibition. j Mr. Stein's stock cannot bo surpassed in tho State. The finest hand-painted ! China, ranging in price from 25 cents to to ( Greenwood. j If you haven't seen his display of prêt ty gotnls you Fiatl bottei- yg 0 and take a look at u rjght now —-- t u . Tia BWfiet | 10ar tho waU . h ; h 0n0Bt ba r R b a y deep mouthed welcome " „«** J 1 , 0 /"®'" !" d s #rgt . t . la g" company to help uil r clnii il i it away f r0 m us. TO-DAY is the time and »rWa.e-.- rB«.» - , the Are. -• • IVj DOOTS Of all Sizes and grades. Delta Lumber Co. SCATES PARLOR | Open day and night. Our COFFEE is unexcelled. Send US Orders for Mould ings . Delta Lumber Co. : his' SCATES Drinks are all that they should be , Pur cogeelsunexeelled. Big. Bargains next week in j our Ladies - Muslin Under i wear an d Suit Department. ! I F. R. Austin D. G. Co. up to-date line ever offered for sale in the owners of the Addition wore well pleased with the sales made. The opening of this now Addition will result in the building op of Greenwood ( very materially. Messrs. Austin and Wright have a their Addition at on easy terms, ABOUT 60 LOTS WERE SOLD.' At Auction Sale of Austin Wright Ad dltlon Wednesday. The big etion sale of lots in the Austin-Wright Addition to tho City of Greenwood took place Wednesday, re- 1 j suiting in about sixty lots being sold to citizens of this city, ! These lots brought from $45.00 to $205 00, owing to size and location, and j near Gruger, M iss., on Wednesday, De comber ft, 1006, Mias Sophie Schwoikert and Mr. A. It. Smith of Greenwood. ! Mr. Smith is a splendid young man, and his fair bride is ono of the county's prettiest young ladies. The Commonwealth extends the happy couple congratulations and host wishes for a i ,on »£ and useful married life. j „ A Christmas present for your gentle -os- wy-~-.il.*— ten. Icon , loin, S.I. Agt. | , o Q . . 300 yards Black 38-inch All Wool Crepe De Eté, worth y 1.00 a yard, Grand Retiring Sale Price 58c yard, Fl R. A U S tin D. G. Co. j I Oysters in every style. Scales M oma „d Cafe, caterers to the liest . trade. . j . . « xa• ÜU1* StOCK OI WHluOWo IS Complete. De l t a L u mber Co. #Mm Créa,,, Fuits and Eclairs received dai.y. j We are prepared to loan on lands at ! » i" w '»t® "< tho fuuJs of a life , — 1 largo number of other lots for sale in :asonablo price« and | Schwelkert Smith Married, at tho residence of the bride, MASONIC LODGE ELECTS OFFICERS. Greenwood I odge No. 135 Fleeted New« Officers Monday Night. At the reguh Lodge No. 11)5 A. V. & A. Masons last Monday night the following officers were •eting of Greenwood elected for uext year: J. H. Stevens, W. M. G. P. Elliott, 8. W. Robert Wilson, J. W. John Ashcraft, See'y. Robert Herman, Treas. C. W. Crockett , S. I). J. I). Lanham, J. D. W. R. Melton, 8. & T. A Christmas present fur your gentle-j man friend Waterman s Ideal Fountain Pen. Leon Stein, Solo Agt. ~~~ Carnival Is I opular Tho Whithoy Carnival is exhibiting on the streets of Wynne this week and great crowds are attending each of the' two daily performances. Tho tonend 'x-th. are stretched along Front at fa* frnm me depot three blocks south jirul «.a. . « . . v. crowds arc all going "down the pike." . I'nlike many street fairs and carnivals tho Whltn ,. y ar „ „ lcau al)d ll)0r . j oiighly moral. The management and the j entire personnel of the «how are "on tho j square and our people are woH pleased , with them. Blade-Democrat. , "Aon have such a February face, ! ^ f, ' " Um "' ! and you weren't, .red j when th«-. came. Insure TO-DAY. TO-MOKItOW your Lace will bo a* Se"'' We handle a Pine Picket which is as good SLS CypreSS, ; or better, and much cheaper, j Delia l«mb., Co. I The Lodge is in good condition, having conferred a large number of degrees the past year, under the faithful administra lion of Worshipful Master, W. 11. Stev ens, who has served two terms in that capacity. - MONDAY EDI NON NE*T WEEK '"'Si aig„, Ihe Commonwealth's Holiday Number Will Appear Dec. 15th. -, § -iM. The Comniotiwealth's Holiday Edition, v,® ill appear Erlday, December 16th, has every prospect of being a splendid success. which It will bo one of tho prettiest editions ever issued from a Greenwood newspa per ofliee, and every business house in the city should take a liberal amount of space in it. _ The editor of The Commonwealth will The Late Dr. McLsmore. Commenting on the special to Com« I mercial Appeal relative to Dr. R. H, McUmi ore's death, (written by the cdi tor of The Commonwealth), tho Vaiden V „ WH l||f) f 0 | lo wing tribute to that l) | ) |,. n ,|| < i g MI1 t|eman T hc above notice which appeared In Saturday's Commercial Appeal, brings deep and profound adness to a host of ln ( »rro'l county where the no ÄWÄKÄ . sterling qualitle*. He had many Irieiwls in old Carroll, some of whom were hi* j comrade, in arm. '»»«Y ^0*11 War j «Twkatstufnhey were rn'XTnd while j they are deeply grieved to hear of his , death, yirt proudly cherish bis memory ° " Notices like tho above so often ap pearing, serve as painful reminders of h, ',w rapidly, one by one, Mm Confédérale ÄÄl.'Ä lt P "ta narl thus to bo reminded that anon the place« that knew them here, shall know ÄlTtod Ä'Ä ÏÂ the grak D»jnrlty of "hose^doar o|4 ÄtÄ:t"Äir "crossing over the river to rest, under u,e h,liUle ol thK uot '*'" v * i<l8 " ***•■ call on th« business mt?n during D»* 1 next im few day« in tho interest of this coition, |p .,„,1 will appreciate any amount of ad- ^ mrüning lh( .y m «y see lit to place in this | Holiday Kdition, A number of clmntH have already arranged for liberal space, and we fee! con Aden t the others will do like wig«. sjift; ÿ Subscribe for The Commonwealth ^ V idow8 iber Co.