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44 ♦ There is a tide in the affairs of Men, which, if \ ! taken at the flood, lead on to fortune. < * A Waive of opportunity is now rolling over It, like all things in nature, must Greenwood. <• pass on; and to this generation, it will soon be ; ; gone forever. « > ■ • REMEMBER week in ern ment the the and crop er is ; "You can never gring again with the water that's ► passed the mill. 99 CONGRESS HEIGHTS - > ■ . < > They are passing ; '• LOTS, will soon all be sold. ;; daily, out of the hands of the speculator into those ! !! of the home builder. In after years you may find yourself rentin Ü renting, renting—and, at the end of your life there ^ the saddest thought ! cr »> > 1 will be that ceasing refrain ' > G f tongue or pen," the saddest of all "it might have 44 t been." î I f von don't believe what I am telling you about CONGRESS HEIGHTS » It will afford me much pleasure to show you the oof if you will come to my office, Room 1, Hamil * Phones 332 and 5(>7. : P r \ \ ton building 01 :: ONLY A FEW MORE LEFT DON'T NEGLECT YOUR OPPORTUNITY it a J. B. PHILLIPS, c REAL ESTATE. ♦ + «♦« Mill h-H-H 1 I I I 1 M - M ' M - I - I I M ■ i- li. i-fi l M - M - M 1 I I - M - » .4- 1 I M -- I - Î - I AND COLD ; nrSAMKK: MIU ! ! > IST» N if il] •X mb*; 'Tina Ff mm Il sr ! fill! GROW ■j'.i'll WILL»,, * Lrll f 12 p • ■ 30 put it in the bank FOR THEN IT WILL. BE SAFE . . f CREATE OR CRUMBLE. Every man should ;; create a foundation for success before old age J crumbles his earning powers, started joday, NOW , w ill start you on the road * to independence. The farther you travel on ■■ this road the less you will wish to turn aside. A bank account : : 1* THE FIRST NATIONAL BANK, :: GREENWOOD , MISSISSIPPI. SURPLUS AND PROFITS $100,000. CAPITAL $250,000. E. M. PDRCELL, Cashier. G, L, RAY, Ass't Cashier. C. E. WRIGHT, President. A. McC. KIMBROUGH, V-.P. DIRECTORS : • > C. E. Wright, A. McC. Kimbrough. R. T. Jones, W. W. McNeill, D. S. Jones ; ; Gid. Montjoy, Jr., S. F. Jones, P. A. Malone, C. Dunn, E. M. Purcell .. ■ I-M II HI 1 I 1 MW -r ? X + 4H - W444 H44W»I I M-I - I - H H. r. MeSHAHE o E. R. McSHANE McSHANE COTTON CO. GOTTON FACTORS i * » « AND COMMISSION MERCHANTS, ] Greenwood, Mississippi. 1 Wc arc Prepared lo do a General Advancing and | Supply Business. | LIBERAL ADVANCES ON CONSIGNED COTTON. | f Red Feather Coal $5.00 Per Ton. < ► * > * • SPECIAL PRICES MADE FILLING COAL HOUSES DURING SUMMER MONTHS. <9 9* BEST ALABAMA COAL $3.50 Per Ton. 4 C. E. WRIGHT ICE & COAL CO *4 for The Commonwealth. $1.50. UTILE IMPROVEMENT IN THE COTTON CROP. Of Commercial Appeal Reports Crop In Cleaner Condition. > • a. for S. ery on ard Returns from the cotton crop this week are mixed. Improvement is noted in Georgia, Alabama, Mississippi, Ten nessee, Arkansas, Oklahoma and North ern and Eastern Texas. No improve ment or loss occurred in Northern Carolina, South Carolina, Louisiana and Central, Southern and Western Texas. The plant in Arkansas, Oklahoma and Northern Texas is large, fruiting well, thrifty and full of promise. East of the Mississippi river, although im provement has taken place as noted, the plant is small and not always healthy and occasionally stands are bad. The crop promise is regarded as stiii un certain, although with favorable weath er for the remainder of the season a fair yield can be made. Heavy rains in North and Sooth Caro lina delayed cultivation and much grass is still complained of. Dry weather there is greatly desired. Much appre hension exists throughout Central and Western Texas of a summer drouth. It has not rained there fore two weeks or ■ < > ; ! ^ ! > B. p. \ s more, and temperatures have been very high. The plant shows the effect, yet no great damage has resulted, but | it is believed that the crop has reached a point where it will soon deteriorate | Boll weevils are without moisture. numerous in Louisiana, but elsewhere c omplaints are not frequent. MISSISSIPPI. A week of dry weather was favora ble to the crop, which is now nearly free of grass. The plant is small, but looks healthy and is rapidly rounding The crop is late, the improvement the into good condition, and with all promise is not flattering. In some sec tions stands are poor. M - » ; TEXAS. The cotton in Texas south of Waco and Ballinger and east of Palestine and Navasota is in need of rain. Owing to the small winter rainfall great appre hension exists regarding a summer drouth. In some of this territory little damage has as yet been doue, but even where this Is the case correspondents ! ! regard the crop conditions as approach Ing the precarious. In a few places the plant Is shedding squares from drouth. | In other parts of the state the crop is promising, although rains everywhere | would be beneficial. GEORGIA. made in Georgia p • ■ Some progress was made in Georgia at putting the crop in a proper state of cultivation, heavy rains in localities to the contrary notwithstanding. In the lower third of the state the crop is good. Elsewhere there is some grass and the plant is small, though In a good condition of more promise than for weeks. TENNESSEE. What rain fell during the week was beneficial, clean, and although the plant is small is growing rapidly and the crop's promise is much improved. ARKANSAS. The crop is now about ;; J * ■■ : : The cotton crop in this state is free of grass and in a healthy condition. In many places the plant is large. The| week was a dry one and moderate | rains would now be beneficial. Gener :: ally the crop's promise is regarded as good. Boll weevil has done little damage. LOUISIANA. The week was favorabe as to weather, but the plant has not recovered from early vicissitudes, while the activity of the weevil makes many correspondents believe in the possibility of a half crop only with favorable weather. The fields are now clean. • > ; ; .. -r The week was generally dry and hot | ALABAMA. o anqi much \york was done in the fields, liejng )?te ip jbfee y^eejk y$jfe moderate I apd bénéficiai, jn spjte of the progress of the sevep flays the plapt is still small and po ^opes aro held of making i * SOUTH Carolina. 1 With exception ip 80 |pe of the north-1 era counties heavy rains fell through-1 out the state, retarding cultivation. Reports from the best producing ooupties are yery poor, the plant being small and not shrifty, while the fields are still grassy, an average crop. » « ] 1 | | | NORTH CAROLINA. Many showers fell during the week in North Carolina. In eastern cotton counties the precipitation being heavy. In some sections the crop has been cleaned of grass, but not so in others. The plant is small and not regarded as promising. OKLAHOMA. Weather conditions oontinne favora ble in this state, and the cotton crop is very promising. The plant is large and now rapidly putting tm squares. Rains would be beneficial in most sections. MISSOURI. The cotton in this state looks well, and some of it is about ready to be laid by. Very heavy rains fell in the cotton territory on Wednesday and were not needed on the lowlands. < ► <9 9* 4 Farms and Timber Wanted. One farm of 200 to 500 acres, another of 400 to 1,200 acres, on Illinois Central or Y. & M. V. R. R. Also tract of tim ber where oak predominates. Will bay only from those who want to sell at a bargain. No agents. J. D. Peacock, Water Valley, Miss. The Commonwealth $1.50. GCNtRAL BUREAU OF INFORMATION 4ft 4ft Of All Meetings of Churches, So jI dles, fraternal Orders, Etc. «I At the Presbyterian Charcn: Dr. Wm. Irvine, pastor. Sunday School every 8unday morning at 9:45. Services at 11 a. m. and 8 p. m. Christian Endeavor, Sunday evening at 7:15 o'clock. Ernest Workers' Society ha« disbanded for the summer months. Church lo cated on corner Washington Ave. and Maiu St. At the Methodist Church: Rev. H. S. Spragins, pastor. Sunday School ev ery Sunday morning promptly at 9:45. Services at 11 a. m. and 8 p. m. Church on corner Washington and Cotton Sts. At the Baptist Church: Tull, pastor ontil August. School Sunday morning at 9:45; vices every Sunday morning at 11 and evening at 8. Present church on How ard St. near Delta Laundry. 4 The Rev. S. E. Sunday aec Rev. Geo. At the Episcopal Church: B. Myers, Rector, usual hour. Services at 11 a. m. and 8 Sunday School at Church on corner of Howard and p. m. Church Sts. At the Christian Church: Rev. M. C. s Hart, pastor. Sunday School at 10 a. | and services every Sunday at 11 a. m. an< * 8 p. m. Church on West Market | St. m. The King's Daughters' Circle meets of each the first Friday afternoon month at the Methodist Church. The Pjthians meet every Thursday evening at 8:15, at Castle Hall, over the First National Bank, on Howard St. Supervisors' room at the court house in this city, the first Monday in every month. Tne Board of Supervisors meet in the All banks close at 1 o'clock on Sat urdays. The Board of Aldermen meet on the first Tuesday of every month at the City Hall. The Masons meet at the Masonic Hall, over First National Bank every Monday evening of each week. to evening over the First National Bank, on Howard St. The Odd Fellows meet every Tuesday The Elks hold their meetings at the the giks Home, on Washington Ave., at 8:80 | on Tuesday evenings of each week. is | Greenwood At hletic Club The rooms and gymnasium of the are over Brown & Word's, on corner of Howard and Washington streets. TAKE IT IN TIME. Just as Scores of Greenwood People Have. Waiting doesn't pay. If you neglect the aching back, Urinary troubles, diabetes, surely follow, Doan's Kidney Pills relieve backache, Cure every kidney ill. Many people in this locality recom mend Doan's Kidney Pills. Here's one ease: C. G. Bell, photographer, Alexander St. and Broadway, Greenville, Miss., I consider Doan's Kidney Pills ! î «I* and olher troubles which arise from | wea ^ kidneys. This medicine has given • «« says: the best remedy on earth for backache -î* j* 1 ' < • < ► ,, ,, ,, i excellent satisfaction in my case, cheerfully recommend it to other kid ney sufferers." For sale by all cents. Foster-Milburn Co., New York, sole agents for the United States. Remember the name—Doan's—and take no other. dealers. Price 50 Buffalo For Rent. East Mar A paetty residence on ket street, 5 rooms neatly furnish | ©d- Electric Lights, Baths and other Apply to The Common con veniences. I wealth, STORM PIT. If you have none, the next 1 hpst thing is a Cyclone Policy With Will Peteet at Quiet prices, — , | * inrt I tOOOO< SPEND YOUR SUMMER AT THE I 5 i GREAT Southern Hotel is Coolest Spot on the Gulf Coast, Special rates by the week and month. Family rates are now on. a Write today for par ticulars. r. B. WASHINGTON. i ♦ General Manager. *» QOS SO M'S » 4ft 4ft » « k «I 503 HOWARD ST ..__ DEALER IN ~—~ » • 9 » 4ft 4ft 4ft 4ft Family and Proprietary Medicines, Liniments, Antiseptics, Chill Tonics, Blood Tonics, Kidney and Liver Tonics Hair Tonics, Cough Syrups, Cake and Ice Cream Flavors, Cream Tartar, Mace, 4 ^ Clove, Spice, Pills, Salts, Sulphur, Alum, Borax, Bluestone, Coperas, Rat Bis- £4 4$ Kit, Paregoric, Spirits Nitre, Camphor, Toilet Soaps, Toilet Powders, Ox Mar- £4 4^ row, Pomade, Perfume and Toilet Articles, Brushes, Combs, Harps, Pipes, Purses, Pocket Knives, Cuff and Collar Buttons, Watch Chains, Watches, Clocks Turpentine, Castor Oil, Gnat Oil, Linseed Oil, Salves, Ointments, Insect Powders, Pen and Pencil Tablets, up-to-date Post Cards. Ham Mountain 4ft 4ft 4ft 4ft 4ft b> Cigars, Tobaccos, Snuff. 4ft mar Paint, one gallon will make two, for fine Painting purposes. 4 $ Herbs for Liver, Kidneys and Blood, guaranteed or money refunded. Jobbers 4ft price made to dealers. AGENT POR GULF REFINING CO. OF LOUISIANA. » * » » 4ft « » ♦? GREENWOOD, 4Ü MISSISSIPPI. G. H. GOSSOM, NEAR SOUTH- !♦ ERN DEPOT... 4ft VALLEY PHONE 87 CURB. PHONE 169. Marry In Haste. Presentation, conversation, animation, admiration, Agitation, fascination, infatuation, ideal ization. Declaration, application, affirmation, precipitation, Sensation, combination, preparation, elation, Donation, celebration, solemnization, jubilation, Tintinnabulation, collation, delectation, vacation, Peregrination, perambulation, rustica tion, allocation, Installation, habitation, decoration, vis itation, Culmination, stagnation, alteration, dis putation, Calculation, irritation, alienation, de testation, Desperation, alleviation, restoration, osculation, Pallaition, consultation, arbitration, probation, Litigation, separation, desolation, ter mination, Ruination! —The Circle. r Wanted. Position with cotton or any firm; re cording or shipping as office man, 4 years' experience handling b-1 rates and claims on railroad, erences. Apply at this office. Best of ref found. Call at Business Bunch of keys. League, identify and receive same. SAND:: ! WRITE OR PHONE î Ed. w. fox. :: + AT CARROLLTON MISS., «I* • FOR CLEAN WHITE SAND. " « • -î* j* Just the Best For All Purposes. * * 1 ' He Supplies all Mississippi ' ; < • Towns. < ► Quickest and Lowest Prices • ■ ,, ever Heard Of. ,, No Man Can Compete With Him. , Oldest and Largest Sand Ship ,, per South of the Ohio River. i *• 50 Y. & M. Y. R. R. Schedule. TRAINS ARRIVE. No. 313, from Clarksdale 4:40 p. m. No. 331, from Grenada 7:45 a. m. No. 341, from Charleston 10:15 a. m. No. 397, from Grenada 4:00 p. m. No. 314, from Jackson 10:30 a. m. No. 332, from Jackson 7:32 p. m. No. 339, from Memphis 10:00 p. m. TRAINS DEPART. No. 313, for Jackson 4:40 p. m. No. 314, for Clarksdale 10:30 a. m. No. 331, for Jackson 7:45 a. m. No. 332, for Grenada 7:32 p. m. No. 398, for Grenada 8:15 a. m. No. 340, for Memphia 4:00 a. m. No. 342, for Charleston 2:45 p. m. Trains 397 and 398 Daily except Snn I day. C. L. WORTHAM, JR, Tkt Agt. i smvis STATION canto COLUMBUS MRStpl MONTGOMEfV y NEW OfflCAN* TIME OF TRAINS AT tpjACKXOin h. L* WEST POINT, MISS NORTHBOUND. No. 2, Express Daily, leaves 4:47 a. m. No. 4, Express Daily, leaves 4:58 p. m. No. 6, Express Daily, leaves 11:22 a.m. SOUTHBOUND. No. 1, Express Daily, leaves 11:45 p. m, ■Na. 3. Exp re ss Daily, leaves 11:00 a. m. No. 5, Express Daily, leaves 3:40 pjt i ♦ A. A I Am So Happy Because I C<m Cook" without scorching or burning food in my new "1892" Pure Alumi num Sauce Pan. It's so light in weight and looks like silver—but it doesn't tarnish—no enamel to chip off iii zu food;—and, say, it cooks in one-fourth of the time ordinarily required (but don't tell the Gas Company.) I don't know who makes them, but Mallory Davis said, Maltese Cross ? "1892" Pure Aluminum, and if it doesn't give perfect service for 15 years I can have my money back. Your only protection to get abso lutely pure Aluminum cooking utensils is to insist on the Mal tese Cross. It is the mark of purity. R. See that Well, that is li 99 A. I r ( l % •A x./siTrn tc: TRADl «ARA 'I MALLORY DAVIS, SOLE AGENT, ITTA BENA, MISS. 4** X X Wintersmith's X X X >:♦ X t , Chill, Tonic? % NO CURE, NO PAY V Oldest and best cure for chills V 4> and malarial fevers of all kinds. 4*1 X Will * , breai c your chills'* and y clear your system of the t «*► malaria that causes them—thus 4*4 ♦ making the chills stay "broken." ^ y No arsenic or other poisons; no t 4*4 injurious after effects; not bad to 4*1 X take. A " As a General Tonic it ♦ 4> will build you up and make 4*1 ♦. you immune to all malarial ^ ♦ fevers. Best tonic for. children. J 4*4 For over forty years it has been 4J X. a household remedy throughout A ♦ the South 4*4 Sold by all druggists. 50 cents 45 4 and 51.00. ♦♦♦ <> X : X X X PUZZLE >14 X X 4*4 : x t »!♦ ♦14 X X Say you saw this ad, and scud front le of box in which Wintersmith's ^ ♦!♦ side Tonic is put up and we witt mail you ♦ picture puzzle; latest craze; for adults ♦ as well as children. Address ARTHVK Peiter & Co., C49 ♦ Hill Street, Louisville, Kentucky. 4^1 ^4^4aj4^44j4^4^4^44^44j44j44j4^» X ji HIGH GRADE BUILDING o * o < * BRICK ♦ ! ! LOVE WAGON GO. ; ; ; 4 » WRITE FOR PRICES. J < O ! n DURANT, MISS, 4 ; ! ♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦ o Delta Machine Works j Greenwood, Miss. General Contract Shop. _ - , __ New and Second-Hand, ma cbkiery. j PROFESSIONAL CARDS. A. F. Gardner W. M. Whittington Gardner & Whittington, ATTORNEYS AT LAW Office on river front. Greenwood, Miss SAMUIL. OWIN R. !.. MOTTRUKH GWIN & MOUNGER Attorneys and Counsellors at Law Greenwood, Miss. OFFICE OVER DELTA HANK. James Gordon Gillespie ATTORNEY-AT-LAW, Greenwood, Miss. Office at The Commonwealth. W. M. HAMNF.H R. V. POLLARD POLLARD & HAMNER, Attorneys and Counsellors Office over Bank of Leflore GREENWOOD, MISS. Will practice in all Courts State and Federal. Motto: Promptness and accu racy. O. L. KIMBROUGH A. MCC. KIMBROUGH Kimbrough & Kimbrough Attorneys at Law GREENWOOD, MISSISSIPPI. OFFICE IN POSrOFFIOE BUILDING. K. n. HTONB W. 8. HILL HILL & STONE, Attorneys at Law, GREENWOOD, MISS. Practice in State, District and County Courts. Office in Hamilton bnilding. J. A. TYSON C. L. LOMAX LOMAX & TYSON Lawyers Office in Post Office Building. GREENWOOD MISSISSIPPI Monroe McClurg Coleman & McClurg, Attorneys-at-Law, GREENWOOD, MISS. Long Distance Phone 215. S. R. Coleman River Front, K. V. HÜOH8TON L. P. YEHGFR YERGER & HUGHSTON Attorneys at Law MISSISSIPPI GREENWOOD, DR. S. H. GUESS, DENTIST, Greenwood, Miss. Hamilton Buildin T. M. WHETSTONE, Attorney at Law, GREENWOOD, MISSISSIPPI. Prompt and close attention given to all business. Notary Public in office. Office in Bew building. M. B. GRACE Attorney at Law GREENWOOD, MISS. Office in New Postoffice Building Will practice in all courts. Collection given special attention. J. W. BRADFORD, Attorney at Law, Itta Bena, Miss. Practices in all courts, and gives special attention to the collection of claims. Li J. D. WILBORN DENTIST Office up stairs over Bank of Commerce Greenwood, Miss. G. B. STEWART Dentist Greenwood, Miss. Over Weiler's. C. E. WILKINS Dentist, Itta Bena, Miss, « Office in Holloman Building. Telephone No. 84. B. C. SEITZLER SURVEYOR, ! Greenwood, Mississippi, ; ; » O ! C. N. D. CAMPBELL Physician and Surgeon Office in Bew Building. 4 o GREENWOOD, MISSISSIPPI H. G. KITCFIEI-L The Harvey Sr Kitchell BRICK PLANT BUILDING CONTRACTORS j T. J. HARVEY And Manufacturers Of Bonding Brick and Dealers in Sand. j Carrollton, miss.