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Â!WSSH ; : SS K.F.LI ABLE LOCAL NEWSPAPER. OUR MOTTO: U FEAR NOT." Gillespie and Son, Editors and Publishers *g GUEKNWOOD, LeFLORE COUNTY YOU XV.—NO. 31. iSIPPI, FRIDAY. AUG. 11 1911. Subscription, $1.50 Per Year . « . BREWER FOR SENATOR. BILBO FOR GOVERNOR. Guy Rencher Makes Prophecy for Race .orr Yea s Hence. M a is of S. in it J \ f K<ON, MHS., Aug. 8—Amcng others cohoes of the big ratification railv and deinoustration held here last night, iu honor of iho nomination of Jarnos K. Vardaman as Mississippi's choice tlnougb a uinj »rity of her voting men for United States senator, is the geueral discussion of the effect of the great Vardaman Bilbo victory four years hence It was openly declared by one of the speakers, Guy J. Rencher of Kemper, that the signs point unerring ly to the choice of Earle Brewer by the pe pie of the state iu the next general state campaign, as the man for senator to succed John Sharp Williams in 1917 That this prophet struck a responsive chord in the minds of many persons in the great assembly was demonstrated unmistakably by the spontaneous round of cheering. in the next breath the same speaker declared that the other logical outcome, as seen through his horoscope was the nomination of Theo. G. Bilbo as gover nor at the same time, and this declar tion was followed by an equally demon strative manifestation of approval. While the Poplarville senator did not give voice to any such ambition during his own tenminute speech, neither did he wave aside the soft impeachment. Suggestion Not New One. While there are these who character ise such d< clarations as somewhat premature, and the prophecies liable to go away it, is evident that such is the impression at the present time, and it also quite obvious that such impressions have existed throughout the state for a It was given further impetus long time, when at the meeting of the state execut ive committee on July 17 Gov.-elict Brewer declared that it was his inten tion of keepirg hands off in the sena torial scrap, a declaration which was excepted with unconcealed satisfaction by the supporters of the ex-gov*»mor. Throughout the speeches the appeal for harmony and for getting together pirit predominated, this being strongly than one of the s emphasized by more speakers, including the ex-governor himself, John R. Talley of Hattiesburg, who had stumped the state in the interest of the Vardaman cause, evid ently voiced the sentiments of many when he declareu: -This victory its of of b responsibility. It means weight of that we must forget the past bickerings ar.d carry on a fight, all together, for old Mississippi aud do aw .y with fac tionalism iu our grand old party." Today all is quiet, and while some of the visitors remained over, the bulk of those who came from out of town had left for their homes by last night's spec i il train. The big stand was torn down early, aud gangs of men were busy dur ing the morning cleaning up the trash and litter following the fireworks and broken np transparencies. CITY COLLECTS ELEVEN THOUSAND ON DEPOSIT Bonding Company Makes Good Deposit In M ss. B. & T. B.. Through local Agent. The sum of ? 11,584 68 representing the amonnt of funds held by the M is sissippi Bank and Trust Company, oi Jackson, on deposit to the credit of the city, has been paid into the city treas ury by the American Bonding Company, of New York, through J. C. Hood & Company, local representatives. The failure of the Mississippi Bank and Trust Company and the subsequent appointment of Messrs. Potter and New t >n as receivers, caused considerable speculation as to the length of time in which the city wonld be able to collect its deposit or a part thereof. However, Hood & Company, the local representa tives hastened to assure Mayor- A. C. Crowder that the bonding company was ready at any time to pay over to t ie treasurer the amount on deposit in t ie bank, and although Mayor Crowder explained that there was no special hurry, the prompt action of the com pany speaks glowingly of its method of doing business. The American Bonding Company also a'ands ready to pay o%er into the 8tate treasury the sum of f12,060, more or less, representing the amount on jle owit representing State funds. Thin eiaim is in the proeens of settlement. The receivers have not issued a meut recently as to their administra tion, but it is expected that a report will be made to Chanoetlor Lyell at the - ion Ledger. in Gn Om a n QÈM OPEN COTTON BOUS RECEIVED. Uttoii is Beginning ta Opes ftrs^ i st the Ceenty. The recent weather ha» done modi to hasten the opening of cotton where an early start was made, and several of our planters have seat in open bulla of the fleecy staple. The first open boll received at the of fice of The Commonwealth w<w pinched from the fl?ld of V. A. 8wif*. the Hwift Plantation. This waa from a field of M Tnlle Cotton" and a splendid quality. Mr. Swift says that the boll weevil baa been found in bis oommanity, but bus had the good fortune to not Und any on his plantation. He reports his crop as being iu splendid oonditiou and expects a liberal yield. On the 7th inst. two bolls were re ceived from the plantation of Dr. J. H. Lucas, five miles north of this city, on the Tallahatchie River. Mr. Loess also reports a good crop on his place, which is among the most fertile in that Mo tion of the connty There are no signs of the boll weevil in his-section yet. Mr. £. L. Purnell, manager of Mr. D. S. Jones Ne bo Plantation, near Highlan dale, also brought in on the 7th inst. three open bolls from that place. Mr Purnell reports that his crop is an Im provement over that of last year and that a big yield is expeoted. Mr. John A Shuts also brought in n splendid open boll Wednesday and made a fine report of crop conditions. Several other open bolla have arrived in town, which evidences that ae a gen eral rule the staple is beginning to open, and the good weather, (that is good cotton weather,) now prevalent, will precipitate the picking, and that it will not be long before business will pick np in this section, all the polities will be over and a general resume of commercial activity will be enjoyed. YOU HAD BETTER TAKE NOTICE. Board WIN Not Hear Complaints After September. One of the important matters dis cussed at the Angnst term of the Board of Supervisors was thQ entertainment of revision of tax assessment. lc will be remembered that notice was gi ven to tax payers last year in regard to their appearance before the Board to revise the tax rolls, and that there was no iron-clad rale as to the limit of time given to the hearing of auch complaints, and for several months the Board was busied with complaints. The business of having th, tax rolls revised is of no little import to both the tax payers, a s ses sor, sheriff and the board, and it is incumbent upon tl e tax payers, as stated in the law, that they appear at the time set by the Board aud then and there plead tl eir com ptants. But owing to the indulgence of the Board last year they allowed the grace time to continue to soch an ex tent that at every consequent session complaints were made. This session last Monday found the members of Board in positive decision that the time for making complaints b > limited and they have ordered that unless taxpayers shall appear on Wed nesday, September 6th, or dsy from day until the next session—on the first Monday of October, that they are then aud estopped from making complaints. It won't take bat a little of your lot to h tve your oase attended to, so yon should take this warning, and on Wed nesday 6:h, or some day soon thereafter go np to the courthouse, or member of the Board in your Ben t and lay jour complaint before him so the matter can be adjusted. Don't delay the matter, for wheu the taxpaying time eomes yon will not be allowed to whine about it and the Board will not be pre vailed upon to entertaio oomplainta. They have positively decided that all eomplaiats shall be made within t In time allowed, and are going to enforot their order to the letter. the Thirty Years Together. Thirty years of association—fchii k of it. How the merit of a good thing of a bad one, 8o there's no work in thin evidence of Than. Arias, Concord, Mieb., who writes: "I huso used Dr. King's ICew Disoovery for 80 eure I ever use A " Ones It 't pry it ont. tt Osr ty years. Many families have it** u§ lon* lagrippe, quinsy or Trial Price 60s, ftM by all Drink PLEZOL the mx ill üSäi . ! $ / / » ALR.R.CO Annual r ♦ L y Via YAZOO & MISSISSIPPI VALLEY AND ILLINOIS CENTRAL RAILROAD. . ■ Tickets on Sale August 12th, 19U, Only. To Chicago and Return^. ... To St. Louis. . ... J $15.00 12.00 18.00 To Detroit. Good Returning Until August 27th, 1911. J J J J J Tickets On Sale August 19th 1911, Only ToLouis ville, Ky., and Return _ . To Cincinnati, O., and Return. hot Springs, Norfolk, Portsmouth, Richmond and White Sulphur Springs, W. Va., and return $12.00 14.00 18.00 These tickets will be on sale only on dates named above, and special arrangements have been made to handle this business. Tickets Good on all Trains For Further information regarding tions, etc., call on or address, Sleeping car reserva WILLIAM G. LEE, TICKET AGENT. GREENWOOD. MISS. G. N. BOWER, t. P. A. N Vi' \ if! . « ~ - Här V-, - ' ; :V V - V PROCEEDINGS OF BOARD SUPERVISORS County Solons Dispose of Considerable Busin ss. The Board of Supervisors of Leflore couuty convened in regular session Monday, August 7, 1911, with the fol lowing members aud officers present: Et. T. Jones, president; H. L. Walton, J. M. Sykes, J. L. Haley, S. 1. Brown; C. W. Crocketr, clerk; S. Z. Prophet, sheriff; E. D. Stone, attorney. The following business was trans acted, the Board being iu session uutil Tuesday at noon: ACCOUNTS ALLOWED. Gwood Transfer Co, hauling . $ I T McIntyre, med. Gardner"* Whittington, exesses on lots, . Gardner Payne, excess on land C W Crockett, et al, lunacy cases. 3 05 2 85 72 57 7 36 33 40 68 83 Alexander Lbr Co, lbr for vats C A Myers, work. Delta Lbr Co, lbr for vats. Southern Stables, fdg mules ... Wade-Hobbs Hdwe Co, mdse . Cam Tel. Co, services. Chas Esper, feeding panpi rs Oxford Concrete Co, gravel. L N Chandler, mt d. 6 25 41 00 62 00 17 70 12 65 64 70 13 20 10 50 Young Bridge Co, brakewater ... 1465 00 Voung Bridge Co, lumber ... Young Bridge Co, bridge. Barrett & Son, lumber. FTosmer & Menees, lumber J P Conrtner, lumber. M S McLean, land. 4 M Thayer, surveying. Gwood Savings Bank. C C Money, bridge. C W. Crockett, postage. W T Davis, salary. J B Humphreys, postage C A Hart services. . Fidelity Phénix Ins Co. 1020 00 2040 00 16 26 53 20 20 00 205 00 21 25 92 00 40 00 7 00 85 00 2 00 11 65 ISO 00 W M Peteet, salary & postage 101 65 35 00 W C Chatham, salary 30 00 30 00 31 20 J W Quinn, Elec. Com'r. J L Montgomery, Klee. Com'r Sumter Gillespie, Elec. Com'r C Bejdy, . . 8 W Youi.;., salary, etc. Pearce Lbr Co, lumber. The Enterprise, printing. J A Woods, making vats. N Carter, bridge repairs. J W Quinn Drug Co. S Z Prophet, fdg pris, etc. M J Adkins, right of way. J Obergfell, cutting timber. Uenderson-baird Hdwe accounts . J "W Bush, making fill. J M Sykes working roads M E Haley, mdse roads . 202 30 Townsend & King, mdse roads Greenwood Gro Co, mdse roads Johu Tingle, mdse roads. M E Haley, mdse roads. HL Walton, road work. J B Romine, road work. The Commonwealth, prtg. J G Gillespie, salary. Jefferson Powder Co, mdse. 156 83 G A Defore, moving house. Sidon Lbr Co, lumber . D C Hill, mdse roads. L B Brown, mule,. 9 40 131 85 55 17 20 76 73 75 40 00 18 92 178 60 37 00 42 00 Co, 173 40 25 00 341 33 6 00 53 05 63 50 80 18 150 00 5 oe 33 00 100 00 10 00 61 25 12 70 225 00 H. M. Gozvet al, expense roads 297 45 C M Franklin, mdse. W H Rucker, telephone poles.... County Farm allowances. S Z Prophet, fees . D 1* Montgomery, fees.. R F Love, fees,. 6 60 W E Ethridge, fees . 12 30 F H Scott, making fills. 549 98 J F Melton, mdse roads. 615 30 A W Ross, bridges. 472 50 Sanders Hodges, services. 30 00 M J Adkins, roads .. 110 00 J B Humphreys, registrar. 126 00 Town of Sidou, Andrew Jones' fine. Mrs S P Southwortb, accts. C V Trihble, bldg house .. J D Smith, lumber, etc. H L -Walton, services. J M Sykes, services. . . R T Jones, services. J L Haley, services. S I Brown services. C W Crockett, services. S Z Prophet, services. E D Stone, services.. L d Heard, making fill. An order was adopted declaring the 2nd, 3rd, 4th and 5th Supervisors Dis tricts of Leflore Connty tobe under the provisions of Chapter 150 of the Laws •f Mississippi 1910. hx of S3 00 is imposed on all persons liable to road duty, providing penalties for failure to pay same. Several advertised contracts for fills and bridges were awarded to F. H. Scott and J. B. Romine. An order was adopted asking author ity from the next Legislature to sell the Allen School land, and Representa tive and Senator requested to prepare and introduce the necessary bills giv ing said authority. 40 27 175 00 2804 25 31 20 4 10 43 00 78 00 63 00 16 25 12 50 64 60 11 00 20 80 28 00 6 00 4 00 25 00 500 00 A commutation S. I. Brown and H. L. Walton wore ap pointed to lay oat and mark a proposed new road in Beat 2, and report on same at next meeting. The following Tick Eradication order wan adopted: **Besi d es the money al QUIET WEDDING WEDNESDAY EVENING. Miss Wilfie Cook and Mr. frtnk Arm strong Were Married. An amor de affaire of long standing was culminated last Wednesday even ing when in the preeenee of the immed iate family and a very few friends, at the residence of the bride. Miss Willie Cook and Frank Armstrong married. It had been anticipated, and the many friends of this popular ooople were not surprised that evening when the pleas ant new was learned. Miss Cook is the yonngeet daughter of Mr. Win. Cook, one of our must repu able citizens, and she is one of Green wood's prettiest young ladies, possess ing admirable traits of character that are necessary to win friends and ad mirera. Mr. Armstong is one of onr prominent young business men and its held in high esteem in both business end social cir cles. Mr. Armstrong has been connect ed with the meat business for many years in Greenwood, and oounts his friends by hundreds. To this popular eouple. The Common wealth extends its heartiest wishes for the very best that this good old world may have in store for them. were REAL ESTATE IS LOOKING UP. Several Big Sales To Be Put 0d In Near Future. Real estate is looking up again, since Lee Arterbury has withdrawn from the race for Tax Assessor. Lee Arterbury as everybody knows, is a Real Estate Man and never had any bnsineas fooling with the Tax Assessor's office. Lee is preparing to put on several big sales in the near future, and judging from his past record in thi* line and the desir ability of the property he has to offer, we feel warranted in predicting that they will be great success. With the Congress Heights Addition to Greenwood, the new fifty acre addi tion to bo opened in North Greenwood, adjoining the Boulevard Addition, the MoShane Addition to Greenwood, the Kimbrough Addition to ltta Bena, the Lee Arterbury Addition to Philipp, and a large addition to the City of Indian ola, of which Mr. Arterbury last week closed a contract to take charge, there a r e e few men, white or black, whose wants he cannot fill. Lee says he is going to get busy at once improving and beautifying his ad dition at'lndianola and give our thriv ing little neighbor one of the most de sirable residence sections in the state. Mr. Arterbury has enjoyed an exten sive business during the past four years, and now that he has decided to devote his time exclusively to the pur chase and sale of real estate, and is lay ing for handling both city property and farm lands, broad plans and securing the services of competent assistants, his office will, we have no doubt, with in a short while, rank weft in volume of business with any real estate office in the state. NLW SALES FIRM FOR NEXT SEASON. J. G. & R. L. Mffler Form Partnership at Greenwood. Mr. J. C. Miller, Shrr'ff tf Marshall County, and one ef that county's lead ing business men, was in the city this week, and formed a co-partnership with R. L. Miller to conduct a general aalen stable in this city. The old firm of D. W. A R. L. Miller was dissolved by the death of Mr. D. W. Miller, and since that time Mr. R. L. Miller has carried an excellent stock of males and horses. Bat this partner ship promises the strongest line of the beet stock available. This firm will remain at the old stand on the east corner of Front and Main streets, where they will be glad to see their partrons and friends at the opening of the season, and ask their pa trous and friends at the opening of the season, and ask an inspection of their stock before yon purchase your stock this fall. ready appropriated additional vats shall be bnilt for dipping eattle wher ever deemed necessary by the respee tire supervisors in the varions beats of the county at county expense." Orderd, That the Board do now ad journ until the first Monday in Septem her. R. T. JONES, Pree. 1 C. W. CROCKETT, Clerk.