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THE COMMONWEALTH. JOB PKINTING Of AI L KINDS THAT IS hr TO PRINT. k y * 1 ■'* NEATLY EXECUTED ON SHORT NOTICE. A R EU ABLE LoCAL NEWSPAPER. OUR MOTTO: ''BE JUST AND FEAR NOT. UIU.KHPIK AND Son, F.D1TOK8 AND PüBIJsnKRS VOL. XV.—NO. 17. OKKKKWOOD LkFLORK t OUNTV. MISSISSIPPI, FRIDAY. APRIL 28. Hill. rtt'Hsruimoÿ, .fl.50 P*h y EAR GR0W1H OF SI AIE SHOWN BV VAEIIIS. Lmd, Personalty and Hallroad Assess ments Show Development Since 1900. The personalty for 1910 w as 110,718, 772, against »57,400,338 in 1900, or an increase of over »59,000,000, while the assessmeut of tba railroads shows a gain of about »22,000,000 in 1910. over 1909. The total land, personalty and railroad assessment for 1910 was »393, 695,644, against »215,765,917 in 1900, or an Increase lu the total assessment of nearly »200,000,000. The polls have also shown a steady j growth, but not ln porportjon to tie property values of the state. In 1900 there were 280,537 polls, while in 1910 The land assessment of Mississippi, as shown by a statf meut just issued Gy tho state auditor, for 1910, is »231,869 588, or an increase of »109,000,000 since 1900, when tho aasossinsnt was »181, 315 821. there worn 308,824, or an increased of less than JOO.OOO. The polls in 1901 jumped to 291,919, 1902 333,765, 1903 305,421, 1901, an election year, there was an increase rf »hunt 17,000, the total boiDg 322, 973; 1905 showed an in-1 crease of about 13,000, to 335,700. The I total in 1906 was 337,019; in 1907 they ; jumped to 342,304, and in 1908 to 359,-j 794; in J1909 the polls wero 302,805, while in 1910 they had increased to j 360,824, and 10Ü will show anothor in crease, but just how much it is impos K *t* tlf ft* "p *t* d* *t* Hr tl? rp tl* tp *P * 4 NAPOLEON 4 4 4 4 4 V 4 4 4 4 N APOLEON, the Registered Percheron Stallion that Jones & Young have recently purchased, is a deep, jet black, 17 hands high, weighs 1960 lbs., 6 years old May 14,1911. 4 4 4 * 4 Rh 4 jipf 1 SK--' * * 4 4 fl'r 4 4 « : 4 ! 4 '..j ÊmzM 4 * 4 4 He is a Full Bred Registered Stallion, his register No. is 41618, of ate ^4 American Percheou Horse Breeders and importers Association, Chicago, » 111. This Horse showed in the State Fair Indiana 1910 and won first T* prize over 22 head of tho Best Full Blooded Register'd Stallions, in the ^4 North. In selecting this Stallion for the bpnefit of the people of Mississippi « , as well as for ourselves, We spared neither time nor money to select the ** very best Horse that money could buy. He has the bone, size, style and ^4 color to produce the money bringing kind. NAPOLEON will make this season 1911 at the Mayfield Plantiou and Stock Farm, located 0 miles, east of Greenwood, Miss. Service Fees are $15.00 with return privilege, 1911, or 4* $20.00 to insure a Mare in Foal. Money payable as fogu as fact is ascertained after a Mare Bred; should she change hands, or be purled fimn the owner at the time the money is due and payable, a lien is retained on .Mare and 4 Colt for service fees. Caro will be taken to prevent accidents. But will ^ not be responsible should any occur. 4» 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 A 4 * * \ JL ■ * JUMBO I j 4 T 4 4 4 4 * 4 T 4 4 UMBO, the large Mammoth and Black hawk Jack, that was bred and raised by James , Ind., and was recently purchased J 4 4 4 4 mBiïm: 3 4 4 2* - J J. Smith, of Corydon $ by Joncs & Young from him. 3 years old July 20,1911. 4 4 4 4 was sired by » large Black Hawk Registered Jack. His Dam was a arge Registered Mammoth Jennet, making him of the 2 best strains of Jack blood on Earth, for size bone, ear and style for hie age, he is unequaled. ^4 He is 15Jr hands high, bl ick in color, with while points, plenty of size and bone. He will also make 1911 season at the place and on the same terms and same conditions as Napoleon. He will inly serve a limited No. of select ^4 mares on account of his young age. Mares from a distanoe are to be left, will bo pastured and cat ed for free of charge. Come and see this stock j; breeding and see for yourself that you can make no mistake in Breeding to 4 e 'fcher of them to being tljo inoney-making kind. JONES & YOUNG 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4Ä « 4 4 4 * **• 4 4 4 4 4 4 MISSISISPPI. ^ GREENWOOD, 4 4» 4* 4» 4L 4« 4*444*44444^ sibla r,o*;.y j»t tljlo ti »-.ns paH their pi. Ils tl ing they would bn poll tax receipts for the lust rw io. Atony pnr Is year, linliev itil led to vote, but yes re, axc.-pt in the case of a jntioor becoming of age, must bo produced In order to <i«allfy aa a voter. Another exception is wfcero has been a resident of »ho etato only two years, but has paid all taxes as sessed against him, though he has but one poll tax receipt. »2, and the schools counties of the state receive a hand some revenue from this jjouroo. The last assessment, for the last eleven years follow», t|he assessment being raid« every two y 1900,1131,815,831; 190*, »145,719,108; 1904, was the some; 1905, »161,508,0x7; 1806, »222,380,598; 1909 10, »231,886,588! The year 1900 saw griater dovelop ment in Mississippi than] auy one year in the history of the state. The laud raluea jumped from »151.506,047 in 1905 Jo »222,880,693, in 1906. The personal ty increased from »95,081,885 in 1905 to »101,003,390 in 1906. In the same time, the railroad assessment; jumped from »87,550, 605, to »44, 493.020, but the in crease in vaine since 1906 has been gradual. -1 j I : a man Oho poll tax is f the several ;ars: business and ask of my friends and customers a continuance to these To The Public: 1 liavo sold to Messrs, j W. 8, Barry and Shelby S. Steele, composing tho Delta Insurance Agency, jny insurance gentlemen of tho patronage and con sidération, which it has bpen my good, fortuuo to receive from them, and which will be highly appreciated by mo. J. Hj. Ellington. GIY FATHERS FINISH SESSION. Three Meetings Required to Dispatch Business at April Term. WHro authorized tn purchase a 8009 gal 1°" *» n k of asphalt road oil at. 4 ] cents p " r (taU'-n, to be paid for at the October 1911 session, and to bo used for oiling the streets. The Light and Water Commissioners made their monthly report which was approved and filed, Said commission recommended the Installation of Ore plugs at the intersection of Depot and Washington streets. J. T. Arterbnry polieceman lo fill the position vacated by Patrolman J. 8. Parker, with a salary of »50 per month. City Depository appeared and made the following report of amounts hand, at follows: General Knud »3187.91, School Fund »44 88, Street Bo it remembered that on the first Tuesday night of April 1911, Wednes day night of last week and on Monday niget of tho following week tho City Council of Grceu wood did convene at regular session at the City Hall, there being present Mayer Latham Hay, clerk R. H. Hicks, Health Officer J. W. Dulaney, Street Commissioner W. I. Carr, Chief of Police R. L. Miller, Fire Chief W. T. Allen, Attorneys Lomax A Tyson, Aldermen J. H. Stephen, Jno. A, Shute, B. L Young, Harry Hosmcr, D. K. Nichols, City Printer Commonwealth. Tho Mayor and street, commissioner »5; G C 's selected as on on K irul $195(1 59. lntc re»* Fund »4195, *<h l Building Fund »55 28. I 1 appearing t*o tim tee» wne in e led for the Urn uwood School», ». a was taken upun nomiusrions of f> red, resulting in the election M ssrs.-K. C. King and Martin Ander 'J. 11. Johnson was elected Chief of Fire Department at a salary of »80 per month. Hie question of granting a street franchise r ilway asked by A. H. Wert stal, was refused c..unt of irresponsiblity of parties ask lug such franchise, Tho Council took under advisement the matter of buying land from AljÀ MoLemore for the construction f-'T on ae oJ a •treat, Marshall and Tax Collector R. L. Miller came forward and mad, hie monthly report which waa approved and filud, as follows: Fines and cost* »263.80, privilege taxoa $186 00, street taxes 432, sdvaloremtaxes |7C0. R. L Miller was allowed »89.92 as commit siens fur collection of same. Health Officer Dulaney oama forward and madt his report which was also approved and Ulcd. Report of Street Commissioner Carr was approved aud filed as follows: vouchers approved for »844.10, warrant ordered allowed for »300. In disposition of the petition of back taxes asked for by C. K. Gillespie, 8. D.ividson anb B. rlarlove, the following amounts were refunded porportlonallj property in question: C. K. Gillespie. »5; 8. Divldxon »4, end B. Garlove »8. Then the following accounts were al lowed before final adjournment for May Term: G L Hay, Mayor. RL Miller, marshal . C L Honner, policeman... . J W Slack, J T Arterbury. police. Lomax Sc Tyson, attorneys. 50 00 K II Hicks, elk and assr_ Harry Hosmer, Alderman. on . »100 00 . IS 00 . 80 00 . 80 OO ...... 82 00 . 62 50 ....... 12 50 . 12 60 . 12 60 . 12 50 . 12 50 H Stophen, Alderman. Jno A Shute, Alderman.. B I, Young, Alderman. DK Nichols, Alderman . W 1 Carr, street com. 75 00 W Dulaney, health officer.. 25 00 H B Carter, janitor school. 80 00 Ella Waggoner, janitor school. . 8 00 W T Allen, fire dept. 80 00 M L Mullen, fire dopt . 60 00 60 09 Chas Hamilton, Are dept King's Daughter.: Hospital,. 75 00 L Sc W, for school. Mrs J Cobbs, feeding prisoners 5 40 Foote, Davies Co, boobs Ira Biddle, concrete work.. A H Barrett Sc Son, lumber . 8 48 W Quinn, stationery W W Scraper Co, st machine. 187 70 Gwood Wagon Co, reprs. 18 00 W Dulaney, fnmigating... F Melton, feedstnffa. A Myers, biksmth work. Gvood Ins Agency, Ins Delta Ins Agency, ins. B Glover, sarveying. 8 Parker, bal sal due. 18 60 Onmb Tel Co, fire dept service Walker Evana Co, assmt roll 16 62 C Lonoir, mdae prig... 6 06 (4wood Comp Co,tax refund Wilaon Fd Htore, seedstuffs.. 10 75 Gwood Gro Co fesdstuffa . 28 68 Planters Supply Co, feedstuff« 61 68 L Raines, mdso W Crockett, recording. 3 85 CO Myers, witness fee 2 00 Thomas Bros, repairs. Commonwealth, prtg and pnb 87 60 E Wright, coal. V Tel Bo fire d-pt service 2 75 Inter Elec Co, mdse . 11 6'i Wellington Mfgf'o, mdse 8 40 The final session on Monday night « f last week was cnntnmon with the pas sât'« <f the ordinance extending the city limits of Greenwood which appear another column in this issue, after which final adjournment waa made. 6 00 ... 19 96 ... 88 06 1 OO ... 5 00 108 00 56 15 48 00 60 00 7 00 8 75 » 00 4 75 5 45 5 00 DOWNWARD COURSE Fsat Being Realized by Greenwood People. A little backache at first. Daily increasing till the baok is lame and weak. Urinary disorders qalckly fallow: Dropsy and finally Bright's disease. This is toe downward course of kid ney ills. Don't take this course. Follow the advice of a Ores uwood eitlzeu. Mrs. M. N. Shute, 521 Main st., Green wood. Miss , says; "have received greet benefit from Doan's Kidney Pills and consequently feel that I cannot reoom meud tG r n too highly. Some year* ago my kidneys became disordered »nd I suffered from severe pslos lo my baek. was also »object tv headaches and had no strength or ambition to do my my housework. My body became badly blorted and my sight was affected. Af ter trying various remedies without bolng helped, Doan's Kidney Pills were brought to my attentlooaod I procured supply. They helped roe from the first and after I had used three boxes, was free frnm kidney trouble. I give Doan's Kidney Pills the entire credit for my curd" F >r s «le by ail dealers. Pries 60 Footer Mil bum Co., Buffalo, New York, soie agents for the United Sentes. C'tfitM. -Dom'«— end ui" be of of SOMt "COliRIING" DONE THIS WEEK. rive Negroes Bound Over to Await Action of Grand Jury. of Monday waa quite a busy day before Judge D. 1\ Montgomery's Court, Ji Morrisson, the negro who hsd Item in the employ of the Grvenwood Urooerj Company for the past throe or four years and has been of late stealing grooeriea and seedstuffs from their warehouse, and who was arrested by Patrolmen Bonner and Slack laat Thursday night aa he was proparing to take a wagon load of groceries, plead guilty to a charge of burglary and grand larceny. Jim also squceled on two nogrocs who had boon In the "busi ness" with him. Silas Allen and Coleman Hearn, it seemed, hsd entered into an agreement with Morrisson to take off his hands what goods they needed at a low price and the negro, "whenever there was a dark in the moon," would deliver goods to them at their pan-handle stores. In fact Silas Allen, as it was gleaned from the, evidence would make out his want list, and would leave open the rear door of his grocery for the delivery early In the morning. However Morrisson became too hog gish and was not contented with sack loads of groceries, but last Thuisday night proceeded to fill up a wagon load, at which time he was arrested. When arraign« d by County Attor ney Gillespie ho plead guilty to both charges, and was bound over iu each charge under a »500 bond to await the aotton of the Grand Jury, Silas Allen was repiesonted by Messrs. Whittington and H. D. Stone, while Hon. W. M. Hamner ably assisted theStato in the prosecution, and tho ne gro was bound over in the same amount. Silas Alien was tried again Wednes day afternoon on anotner charge of re ceiving stolen goods that was brought against him, and Messrs. Whittlngtor, and Stone, who represented him, called for a jury, which after hearing all tie evidence introduced In tho cause, promptly returned a verdict of guilty as oharged and the defendant was fined $150 and all osta. Coleman llesrn'a ease was hosid Wednesday morning and lie was given »50 and all oost for rcolving from Morrisson eight boxes of cigars si d two of cheroots, tho value of »28 50 Tom Cooper, a negro who hsd been doing odds and ends forG. A. Wilson's Feed Store, was engaged in the same business, and was oaught In the sot. Cooper also plead gnilty ond was bound over to await the action of the grand jury on a charge of graod larceny, Robert Brown waa up on aoharge of as sault and battery with intent to kill, hsv iog clubbed Mike Stevenson, another negro In North Greenwood with» ten and waived preliminary hearing. Brown waa bound over to await the action of the grand jury under a »300 bond. m a PROTECT Ths Health of Yourself and Family Pope'» Herb ia prepared to provide > dependable household remedy, based upon the principle of purity of blood insuring freedom from disease. It in s medicine for maladies such as, Rheu matism, Liver Complaints, Const! path n. Fever and Agile, Female Disorders. In digestion, Lumbago, Kidney Derange mont», Catarrh, Hick and Nervous Head aches, less of Appetite and all ailments aaising from ii activity of the Liver and Kidneys, It is a purely Herbs, Barks and Roots Compound. It is put up in chocolate coated Tablets pleasing and easy to take, (orcan lie dissolved in water.) Mrs.J. C. Meads of Hyattsville, Mil . says; "For years 1 have sufleaed with Back ache, Hesdaehea, Neuralgia, and Ner vousness and extrema Fatigua, I tried many remedies without relief. Four months ago a grateful friend induced me to write to Pope Medicine Co., Waehington, D. 0., for a box of Pope's Compound Tablets, the very firatdose of two tablets gave mo relief. 1 used ton quite a »1.00 box and I am entire ly cured of the pain in my baok and have no more headaohe." Dr. J. V. Hennessey, a prominent Physician and Surgeon ot Albany, N. Y., in part says: "As e Blood Purifier, Liver, Kidney end System regular I prescribe Pope Medlcloe Co.'s of Washington, D. (J., Herb Compound, as I have dune for tba paat 20 yeara, and I have found it to be a great remedy, which seldom if ever fails. There are thousands of letters ot letters from users of Pope's Herbs, that have been beneflttrd and cored by Its proper use. Pope's Herb Compound Tablets tre put up 200 in a box, "six month's treatment," and will b<- asnt post-paid on receipt of »1.00. Each box contains a printed guarantee bind ing us to refund the purchase price If the remedy fella to benefit, alee full di rections. Guaranteed by the Pope Medicine Co., Ine., under tbe Pure Fond and Drugs ASt, June, 80, 190« No 84956. For terms to egents In unoccupied territory, address POPE MEDICINE CO.. INC. 'ope Buildiflg, Washington, Mt* k-.Tv: BIG INSURANCE DEAL CONSUMMAIED. Delta Insurance Agency Buys Cut J. H. Ellington's Interests. Tho most import »nt deal in the his tory of the lire ins .mure business In Greenwood was oousurii.- ted last week when Mr. J. II. Ellington sold his agency to tha Delta insurance Agency, of which Messrs, W. H. Harry and Shel by 8. Steele are the members. Mr. Ellington transferred in this sale he following companies: Phoenix of Hartford, Georgia Homo of Colmn bus, lia., Citizens of St, Louis, London fk Laneashiro of England, Virginia State of Richmond, Fire Association of Philadelphia, Kqultnblo of Providence, Amnrtoon Central of New York, Scott ish Union and National of Kdlnburgh, Providence of Washington, Merchant Itnlon of Meridian, and Fun kiln of Washington. These companies atom would constitute as strong an agency aa any one could demand, and when added to tho eompanica already In the Delta Agency, goto inn kn up as desir able a combination as is to bo found in Mississippi. The gentlemen composing the firm are as good insurance moo asihero aro in the state, aud are well known to the insuring public as hustlers. Th< ir of fice force Is as good as can be had and nil business, ontslile and Inside, will be transacted capably and promptly, Mr. Ellington will be missed in the (ire insurance business of tho commun ity but the gentlemen who take his business over will tnko excellent care of the interests of his olients, as they always have oloeely looked after all business entrusted to them. Notice to Dog Owners. All owners of dogs in tho city of Greenwood must on or before tho 1st day of May, 1911, appear at the City Pal I and pay deg tax, or all dogs shall be taken up and dealt with according to tho Dog Tax Ordinance passed by the City Council and still In force. R. L. MILLER, Marshal sndTnx Collector. Pi -• $3,50 snog "Queen Quality "ehoes have Preetiqe. What it Preetige? Many years of continuous advertising over a million dollars sjjsnt on memorizing two words—a huge wave of public favor—a mighty volume of appreciation -— absolute certainty — guaranteed ewurity—KNOWN WORTH. Is not this what you rtguirt in thou? STERN BROS . CO. Ot eert wood, M Iss . • ». v* -t-s-u « -I - 4 H + ■ : * Castalian Springs DURANT, P. O. MISSISSIPPI. • . V « y i - T HE WATERS of these famous Springs have been : used by the public for more than three quarters - of a century for the cure of Acute Bright's Disease, -i Malaria, Constipation, Dyspepsia, Indigestion, Tor* ' ' pid Liver and all kinds of kidney trouble. The best , advertisement for a place of this kind, and its waters, I are the benefits they confer. That this result has ! been attained is apparent from the large crowds that ! yearly visit the Springs, and amount of water shipped. ! The Hotel is situated in a beautiful valley surround ed by a Grove of larg; Oak Trees, making a cool and shady spot to pais th j long hot days of the heatedf' term. : : . : : ... JK I ' V E. L. LANGxSJAEF, r Propriej ■h-wm ■f M $ l J" » 4*4' JP; 1*1 j DRAINAGE DllfcH BEGIN IN CARROEl. tiansl About 2 Miles Long at a Goat Of $9000. Mr. J, S. Kocbtltzky, the dredge boat opurator who has tho contract for the construction of the canal in Carroll County, was in theolty Wednesday, and reports that ho has started the ditch over there. This contract oaila for a ditch two miles long, seven feet deep and twonty six foot wide, begining at tha Pelucla Creek on the Harris farm, and extend ing to tho old Poluoia ohannell just at tho Lelloro County line. The dredge beat lu operation picks up about five hundred foot a day, and he oxpects to wind up the job ok or about tho 1st of June. Mr. K ichtltxky reports that work on the Cudo Drainage Ditch continues to progress nicely. Throe miles hate been dug, leaving eighteen more to be excavated. This canal will be finished In about two years, and will be a most potent factor in putting Into cultiva tion thousands of scroa of land in that section of tho county, This oanai starts from Hoar Creak, crosses the Southern at Cad i and will empty into the Quiver and spans a great deal of territory that lias sadly needed draln age. There is sumo talk of the oltlzena In bell,ire County just at tho oounty Una and on to the Yszoo River who oon to co plate petitioning for a drainage district, connecting with the Carroll County Canaljuit an it stops at the oounty line, and emptying it Into the rivar, The Pelucla Big Sand District waa abolished ou aoeount of the enormity of the expense necessary to the con. struollon, aud in thia way by splicing up the districts, it may be feasible enough to have the diatriot granted, and the planters In the eastern seotlon can have their drainage, Mr. L. W. Mc.Gobne was down from Monoyon business the first of the week.