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reuablk Local Newspaper. OUR MOTTO: "BE JUST AND FEAR NOT. • - J. L. Gillespie, Editor and Publisher VOL XVI—NO. 18. GREENWOOD, LbFLORE COUNTY. MISSISSIPPI, FRIDAY, MAY 10, 1912. Subscription, $1.50 Per Year evangelistic meeting. Dr. C . V • Edwards, pastor of the Baptist Church, has completed ar- ! rangements to have Dr. Geo. W. I Truett, of Dallas, Texas, to begin Evangelistic meetings here on Monday evening after the first Sunday in June. Ur. Truett is pastor of the great First Baptist Church of Dallas, and is by far the most popular Baptist preacher in the South. President Elliott, of Harvard, says of Dr Truett: "I have heard the noted preachers of the world, but have never heard one that can preach like Dr. Truett." The Baptist church will do its best to accommodate comfortably ail who can come to hear Dr. Truett, and the first coming will be first served without regard to demonination. Dr. Edwards announces that he will begin a series of sermons on j next Sunday evening, on "Our Need of a Revival," and that his | first theme will be the "Devil Opposed to Revivals." of WANTED—20,000 lbs. Bones. We pay the highest cash prices. St. Louis Hide and Fur Co., 117 Johnson St.; Phone 279. Lamu back is usually caused by rheu matism of the muscles of the back, for which you will find nothing better than Chamberlain's Liniment. For sale by all druggists. ************************** JOHN ASHCRAFT ! J. W. BARNWELL BARNWELL & ASHCRAFT ■■ + ■■ : INSURANCE * » ■■■■ I < « : FIRE, Accident, Health and Liability, A SHARE OF YOUR PATRONAGE SOLICITED I Phene 460. Greenwood, Mississippi. 213 Market St. * I * ************f**4'********** m BUY AND SELL MISSISSIPPI DELTA FARM AND TIMBERLAND If you have improved farms cr timberlands in any size tracts, write to us. If your land is desirable, and your prices are right, we will be glad to inspect the property and make you proposition of purchase. : : FRANK TRIMBLE & GO ■ j 85 MADISON AVE. MEMPHIS, TENN. ê t j t 1 t ] : \ ; » y ■' ii/ v : * A i f: : m m t t It <§ :à * JfS ; fÈftâiï, â t iXvf 1 r / -h l t TiY># L ^'^ V ^ 2 Î 5 \ ' W» 3 SS't ■J/i II ■ y u f'l t) t i t 56 T ; a 4 t j ^ r ^^%%%%%%% % 2 Mail Orders Always Have Especial Attention. t t : A. WEILER & CO. t THE RELIABLE JEWELERS ^ Rediscount all Jewelers Catalogue Prices 10 per t cent. NOBODY SPARED Kidney Troubles Attack Greenwood] ! I j | I | Kidney ills seize young and old j Come quickly with little warning, j Children suffer in their early years — Don't control the kidney secretions, j Girls are languid, nervous, suffer pain. I Women worry, can't do daily work, Men have lame and aching backs. The cure for man, woman or child Men and Women, Old and Young. Is to cure the cause—the kidneys. Doan's Kidney Pills are for sick kidneys— Have brought relief to Greewood people. Greenwood testimony proves it. Mrs. K, V. Lee, 869 Carrollton Ave., Greenwood, Miss., says: "I usedabox of Doan's Kidney Pills, obtained at Chandler's Drug Store, about two years ago when I was suffering from pain in my back that had laid me up for several days. I was in distress day and night not only %>m pains but also from headaches and dizzy spells. Doan's Kidney Pills relieved me at once and after continuing their use a short time I was cured." For sale by all dealers, cents. New York, sole agents for the United States. severe Price 50 Foster-Milbum Co., Buffalo, Remember the name—Doan's—and take no other. ABSTRACT BLANKS—Neatly printed and for sale by The Commonwealth. HIGH SCHOOL NOTES. On Friday, Mav the 3rd the last I of the series of inter-class basket | ball games was played by the j High School Girls. The 'eighth j grade defeated the tenth grade by — 8 good score. Both teams did] j 2 °°d work. The eighth grade! I team distinguished itself by its I swiftness and the accuracy of its I goal-thrower, Blanch Arterbury. I 1 he tenth grade team did espec - 1 ially good "team work," and pass- j ed the ball beautifully from guard to goal. The series of games ends with the ninth grade as acknowl edged champions for 1912. sick at up at a On Monday morning a spirited debate between Sections A and B of tenth grade History took place. The subject debated was, "Re solved, That American statesmen have been and are a more potent influence in the history of the world's progress than European." The affirmative was ably repre sented by Chas. Crockett, who read the papers prepared by Clyde Word and Lilly Brister. The neg ative side of the question was de fended most effectively by Sam Keesler and Ouida Barnes. The judges—Dr. Rennie, Mr. Spragins and Mr. Dunmore—decided in favor of the negatives. Examinations closing the year's work will begin on May 19th, reviews are now in progress. The graduating class is working stead ily on its commencement program and hopes to be able to present something interesting to the pub lic on the evening of May 28th. Mrs. Topp will have a musical recital on evening of 29th by the High School pupils only. Greenwood High School was represented at Winona by Miss Velma Spurrier, where she was one of the best musicians who played at the musical and oratori cal contest recently. The Girls Club will have a Twi light Tea next Monday, instead of the regular order of program, as a farewell ere the holidays. 50 so $ MULLINS-WHITMAN. Mr. and Mrs. A. S. Mullins an nounce the engagement and ap proaching marriage of their daughter, Mattie B., to Captain Frank L. Whitman of Greenwood. The wedding will take place at the home of the bride, nine hun dred and twenty-three, College street, on Wednesday morning, June the fifth, at eleven thirty o'clock.—Columbus Commercial. WOMAN'S CLUB DINNER. The Woman's Club will give a dinner at the Austin building on Market street, Friday, May 17th, and a splendid menu has been prepared for the occasion. The dinner will be served at 50c. per plate. Proceeds go to pay for the services of a librarian at the club rooms during the summer months. The Earnest Workers will have an informal reception at the home of Mrs. A. E. Jennings on Tues day afternoon, May 14th, 1912, from 3 to 5. This reception will be held under the auspices of the Work Committee of the Society for the purpose of exhibiting sam ples of pictures, gems of art, etch ings, copies of master-pieces, pic tures done on Japanese silk tis sue, and sent out by the Dewey Pub. Co., of Philadelphia. The afternoon will be devoted to se curing orders for the 50 different subjects which they offer. Mrs. Harry Scates was the charming hostess of a beautifully appointed bridge party on Friday afternoon, when she entertained about thirty friends; her pretty little bungalow in North Green wood was like a flower garden, with its decorations of beautiful roses. Mrs. Scates also entertain ed as many friends with bridge on Saturday afternoon. Mrs.Crull won the prize on Friday and Mrs. P. S. George was the lucky win ner on Saturday. A tempting lunch was served both afternoons. I : Mr, L. N. Chandler had a few : number of friends for five hun -1 dred and bridge Tuesday after-j noon to have them meet her friend, Mrs. Marie Reiman Borch- ! ardt, The pretty Chandler home ; j was beautifully decorated with! many gorgeous spring flowers, j Mrs. Flora Reiman received the head prize, the honoree also re ceived a pretty gift. An ice course was served at the end of the games. Poor appetite is a sure sipi of im paired digestion. A few doses of Cham berlain's Stomach and Liver Tablets j will strengthen your digestion and im- j 1 prove your appetite. Thousands have been benefited by taking these Tablets. Sold by all druggists, I I I 1 j to 4* A few Things for Sale and Rent BY LEEARTERBURY FOR SALE! No. 1. Beautiful Res idence lot on Washing ton street, the only va cant lot for sale on this the most fashionable street in Greenwood. No. 2. 5-room Cot tage on south Dewey street, where there is absolutely no danger of overflow. This is a modern home for some one who wants to buy a home and pay for it like paying rent. No. 3. Lot 75x1371, east front, on south Boulevard Congress Heights. No. 4. A. r iitle home on Strong Ave. built for two. Easy terms if desired. No. 5. One very choice lot on the Boule vard north Greenwood, 100x200 on corner, east front. FOR RENT! No. 1. June 1, 1912, two-story residence on Dewey street. No. 2. 5-rooin Cot tage south Dewey St. Reception Hall, two bed rooms, dining room, kitchen, bath, electric lights. No. 3. 7-room Resi dence, river front, north Greenwood, $20 month No. 4. Austin-Wright tion, $10 month, good white neighborhood. 4-room House Addi Get a Home or a good Investment, IT'S EASY. LEEARTERBURY THE OLD RELIABLE REAL ESTATE MAN. Office, 2nd Floor, 218 Market Street. GREENWOOD, - MISS. •ij/f TP MISSISSIPPI RETAIL MERCHANTS ASSOCIATION. The seventh annual session of the Mississippi Retail Merchants Associa tion will convene in Greenwood, May 21st to 23rd, and the esting program will be carried out. PROGRAMME. Tuesday, May 21st. at 8 P. M. Convention called to order by Pres ident Miller. Invocation by Dr. Jos. Rennie, Pastor Presbyterian Church. Welcome Address, Hon. W. M. Whit tington. Response. W. D. idian. President's Annual Address. Reports of Officers and Committees. Introductions. Wednesday, May 22nd, at 9 A. M. Appointment of Committees. Introduction of J. W. McGrath of Brookhaven, the "Goat" for the con vention, whose duties are to answer any questions that may be asked; to solve any problem presented, explain any mystery of any kind, and to "butt" any difficulty out of the way of the suc cess of the convention. What we ought to do at this conven tion? Jas. W. Miller, of Natchez. Safe Profits and how obtained? I). McCarley, of Okolona. Discussions led by H. Dear of Columbia. The Evils of the Federal Bankrupt Law and how Remedied? W. Ii. Lam berson, of Mason, Discussion led by Luther North, of Yazoo City. How to conduct Trade Days, and what Benefit they are? J. A. Leweilyn, Hazlehurst; Discussion led by C. M. McGraw, Neshoba. Remedial Legislation, What secured, and how done? Other needed and how to be gotten? H. M. Alexander, Natchez. Discussion led by W. F. Pigford of Meridian. "Cooperation, not Combination, our Watchword" J. J. McGrath of Canton. Discussion led by W. E. Stevenson of Moorhead. Afternoon Session, 2 P. M. Credit vs Boll Weevil. John Hude of Vicksburg. Discussion led by, E. H. Wentworth of Brookhaven. High cost of Living; who is responsi ble? Ike Stein, of Greenwood. Discussion led by Randolph Gage, of Clarksdale, Automobile Ride. Evening Session, 8 P. M. Address: "Evolution of the Retail Merchants. His relation to other peo ple" W. D. Hawkins, of Meridian. "Smoker." Thursday May 23rd at 9 A. M. Association work in smalltown, J. D. Parker, of Harpersville; discussion led by M. G. Scarborough of Hickory. "Unfair Competition" W. C. Weath erby, of Shaw. Discussion led by D. Reinach of Rosedale. Discussion of the 'Problem and Exper iences of Association Work' led by John T. Brogan, of West Point, it is hoped that plan of the work will be discussed, bringing out all the difficul ties, benefits, and plan for organization for the local and state Association. Afternoon Session, at 2 P. M. Parcels Post, It's Origin, Purpose and Results. J, Y. Downing, Jackson. Discussion led by J. B. Bridges, Laurel. Business Session. Base Ball game. Evening Session 8 P. M. Report of Committees. Election of officers. Selection of next meeting place. Discussion of what has been accom plished at this convention what ought to be done during the year. Final work. Adjournment. following inter Hawkins, Mer better Mrs. Spurrier loves the babies and wants to make their pictures. ^KUTTYHUNK 5<fc is the finest k blue made McDonnell fkCo. Mfrj. Of Philadelphia :i -u*. i / Vtf I » ♦ The Kuttyhunk Girl FOR SALE BY GREENWOOD GRO CERY GOMPANY GREENWOOD, MISS. JOHN ASHCRAFT LOCAL AGENT, MUTUAL LIFE INSURANCE CO. of New Yotk. 213 Market Street, Phone 640. ■pi ii I 'V> v ; T • * |;1 y ■ V ---»»> - -4. . * l nj* •» m * in 0 T R 31 ,fv -WV' ■ ■<SÈ» > - V-; .»TV ! A: ill •4 ./>A WH : ,v/'A'OAf TTcfr/u. /VA.- / < ><,ÄV,7V/ la IN THE CLEAN AND QUIET COUNTRY 'MID FIELDS OF FINEST WHEAT STANDS THE MILL WHERE THE ONLY CONSIDERATION is Quality DAINTY FLOUR E. M. 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