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J I, GILLESPIE, Kpito* Si hi RiiTioN Si SO Per Year Entered urnh. Phon IsOng Distanc .II I. Y I iRKE 1 FIVE VFARS I OR SMITH ,fudge Henry lias OVI-I ruled the motion for a new trial in the case of State vs ( t Smith, conv ieted of defrauding the state m the sale and purchase of an automobile He sentenced Smith to a term "f five years penitentiary, removed him from the office "i Pri»on T rustei and declared the office vacant. Smith's attorneys have taken an appea to the Supreme Court at hill'd labor in tin Among oilier tilings dug up h the pemleiiliary investigation u the disappearance that was mi exhibition dm mg tin State Fair last fall, say s in ei change. It mm t nrn out tli : as fuie b filled with straw to hark to the farm and between Jackson ,m Farm the straw m, bull w as burned t - dt team ran ay wagon. last Mm: r I Hughes ,m eng pariment nt Wusln reference I > the e buikhi g t! A ■ t next Mi'ii art and have lie minutes The B".-.rd will day. sign t same spread Leigh Watkins, deputy state land commissioner, on WVdnes Gov. Brewer that lie was guilty of receiving it a bogus refund on a| land patent. Watkins was imtne-j diatcly arrested and placed un der bond, by order ernor, and will plead guilty to the charge when the indictment is presented in court. lav, confessed t i ! $:!22.fiO 1 d the gov I The Hinds count) grand jury \ has indicted W A Montgomery. ! Leroy Taylor and (I. (' Smitii, ! State Prison Trustees, on the gen oral charge of misfeasance in of fire. They are charged with neg lect of official duty in almost every respect, ami the state will insist ; upon an immediate trial. if Leflore 1 The cotton crop county is just simply fine. The plant is not only making good growth, but it is fruiting to per fection. The prospects are that we will make a ret rd-breakmg large yield The indictments against and Gowdy in the penitt scandal were court at Jackson—the judge dering a jury and vertl: t of not guilty. >r* I I The good roads movement ha come t" stay. It is spreading like over the state. The! town or county that fails to fall in line is going to find itself stuck in ; the mud a few years hence wildfire all of Gov. Brewer has appointed » Hon. J. F. Thames, of Simpson comity, Prison Trustee to succeed C. (' Smith, removed from office. A better selection could not have been made. tl The crops arc beginning to ; rain again throughout Leflore county. 1 1 a ! I CAUSES OF STOMACH I KoCLi K. Sedentary Imbits, lack »f mu of t |„ isticatiim insullini'iit food, constipation, a torpid fiver, and anxiety, overeating, partaking food and drink not suited t and occupation, ami take Chamberlain's Tablets and you will soon be well again by all dealers. exerci of "rrv if your age 'or rod vour habits For sale r r iJOUEUPC] WILKINSON'S THE PLACE YOU WILL EVENTUALLY TRADE.' i tmm ! BREWER MAKING GOOD. Governor Brewer is ninking Mississippi Olie of the best Chief Lxeriitives s|ie has ever had. He .ingle to liest interest, and the to ll an tin a J )• univers, i ft. ir t wn ii thoM» who have be<*n guilty <>f prostituting public trusts, i lb* proposes further t< run n«i pun only 1 cl gel .awrenee sue inen fiir the time lie was in olfice if but also to sue tin- nu mb tlic Prison Board of Truste of their official i Whatever is rec suits will In turn neglect the case sale "f and t-red on these il into the T )rtoL r '* t'i ury to make tfx tali 1 We tin M T h tin : as tl! lb id t' s' t IT >N CROP SUMMARY FOR WFLK FNDING JULY lb quite i > t but toward the end were 1 moderated, i ing then moisture in the m".| and since the ; abundance of an was near perfect the I cultivation was a| plant stood the excess of teini er- 1 attire quite well and continued ils 1 growth and fruiting in a satisfac- ' : tory manner. ! There is no striking conditions of one week ago and this of itself is a favora ble item since last did well and was change j ^ 1 from tie ti tloll Little or no rain fell in Texas I 0 I and i Iklahnma. where \ supply "f n ! while d"Wii tin Mississippi valley ; ! there were many sh wers and: - rallv heavy : i:i an inci; t-rs fe ; and wer more ra ,l n sture wa: nt wnicn 1 1 a no ratc.ilv , r ' ... - the ■y» nt on state As a wh- ■;« eastward w fi th ? u « h " ot r 1 In caster Texas 1. luisiana and i ! fail Miss:sv:pp w( • . nierons than their appear he! will tbeir i. B TURNER, A few b I in si tv w »n't 1 they did an thw I spread any luring the past threi worse than ; years. the f : : * r '- he IOOD INVESTMENT. W. I of Whitemo I Hilt lit a » was him takun sick and tl » 1 of ('hawbrr an I>i)trrh<H'H lU rr* T th** cost medicine >. that ont lie, Chi i- worth mor to He him tha stock of the For sa gists. Mrs. L. A Gillespie chaperoned young people on a a party ! camp on Mossy last week, and I account of rain it lion of ended in a party at the home of Mr. ('.Gillespie. Those of the party were Misses Jennie Taylor, Sallie Harvey, Ida Belle Fox, Jimmie McCain, Mabel and Lela Gillespie; Messrs. Guy Lee, Charlie Turner, Charles Bingham. Luther Spencer, Percy Bryan and Lem Brantom from Burdette—Carroll Conserv ative. us hear died and paid , his fans ! RECORD BREAKING DELTA OAT 1 YIELD Delta over , Hi. pelt,-, e.m t u.ish Chief He The to te the T ifirst ... Delia a J )• wn be<*n i only l*Mf. 1. n w .. I if ,,f at : s b J am! w b t'i EVt Ï . * u M i ! n : cific teal tf; by : to t ! \v cell ate.' Northe VicKsburg lierai a'"ru* "i's UK! F STOMACH ; TROUBLE. I wh " with your I1 help j anil give Jpation, doi 't 1 1 ' : th past liquid cell, t" Mrs. !. Stengle. Plantield, mel. j ^ V-, a 1 with tnv >t< Ever it** upset it ter >n wtising booklets habit After reading vh" hud been that son's son's them if ti people n's Tablets. 1 de I 0 " ; - ry them. 1 have taken every tim that j on m • x.ict tfutil ahtiUt r,, know just I' ihitnarv «" .■ U when it is Ct ' î ninittoci to R' , :, . . in ln at " 111 Illinois • f tili- V ' tilll "f till» s nt 'ii'y , ., ii, î,, 11 i npeatedly, and he I and r ' ■ v t'.lfl liS'.Titics that the very ... , . , , ,• , ; - "'■'■t |U m.ncilt man w ho dit'll 111 the community would be given , , . ,, - tutuary notice exactly fitting ,,,, ■y» pcrs'inal character, without alar! PRINTING THE TRUTH Wi sometimes criti* »ers because they îy. in consideration or the •f relatives and friends, ins nv he news] fi e i ! fail to pi ■ i ■sons, especially in obituaries, will I interested t( i. low 1 an to the usual charitable glossing over f ugly facts in his career. It hap pened that one of the critics was; fated to be the subject of this truthful obituary, and, although ! he was a leading citizen, his death ! notice appeared as follows: on "Died, — -, aged fifty-six years, six months and thirteen 1 mud-man- j night nered pirate, with a mouth for !!!,'" j Whiskey unci an vyc for booty, He came here in the night with : Æ ^ will another man s wife and joined tin 1 1 days. Deceased was ; church at first chance. He owes us several dollars for the paper, a large meat bill, and you could hear him pray for six blocks. He ! died singing "Jesus Paid It All; and we think he did; lie never j 1913, i paid anything himself. He vas buried in an asbestos casket, and t ' l ' l , , i and his many friends threw ptdmleaf ty fans in the grave, as he may need ing them. His tombstone will be a file. ! favorite resting place for the hoot owl." For Weakness and Loss of Appetite . The Old StAudan) Rener«! »trenRthentnR tonie, j '• KOVK'S TASTELESS chill TONIC, drive» out MaIbH# end builds up the svstem. A true tonic audburcAppetiier. For adults and children. 5üc. REDUCTION ON INSURED PAR CEL POST PACKAGES. I Beginning July 1, 1913. the fee for j insurance of fourth-class parcels will ; be five cents for values not exceeding i $25. und ten cents in excess of $25 and ; not exceeding $50, to be prepaid in ... , , , from stamps affixed A fee of ten cents will when be charged on all C. O. D. packages. on WM. C. PEEL, Postmaster. | le. take 1 cäWvSsT tnsiJs !« ïtlUÂ"* " W,,h '" (,U Ask S. L. Haines._ with The Commonwealth does the best printing. J tw« I 1 THE LIVE STOCK SPECIAL - Silo and Live lie operated by The Fora ne Stock Special t( , the Mobile & Ohio and Southern Railroads, promises to be the most complete train of its kind ever t operated in the South, exhibits have been Sufficient arranged for t.nit will fill more cars than at ifirst c mteiriplated. It will he in this section at the following aces Wednesday. August ti, Carroll ■ :id ti â ii'I p. m ; Greenwood ,,f at night. Thursday. August 7, Itta Mena : s : ;i I to |ii ,i, in ; Schlater 10.30 to ll'm . Minter Citv 12.30 to2 p. m.; Belzoni at ..... t Begin rip'.t Low to get your shape to meet this train. Bring along your neigh b Ni t onlv listen to the lec . .... i |,„t oreoare anv ' '■ 1,111 ' 1 f . a "> ;i may desire an ] I- men with the train S b ip, I . I t , make proper ousiiiess * WTTC* 1. i repuos. T.ic sili is will be fully equipped ! with cuttei s and engines for run- : mug same If y ou desire to see them at work, bring along a few stalks of ( ni that is just past tile They will he , n listing ear stage. •it and blown into the silos for your instruction. Remembci the date and spe cific time and be on hand. The teal worth of the meeting largely depends upon the interest shown by the people who live adjacent to the stops that will be made. 11. E. BI.AKESLEK, Commissioner, j ! s|. iq.' , .\| ,nil'll PRACTICA 1 LY ! r I STOPPED. Dangerous Drug Giving Way for Safer, More Reliable Remedy. Hundreds in this vicinity a'"ru* have stopped the use of danger "i's calomel when their liver is acting slowly, and take Llodsun's Liver Tone instead. Dodson's Liver Tone is always safe j anil has none of the bad after-effects which so often folk ■ the use of calo It is a pleasant-tasting vegetable liquid that starts the liver gently and surely, and relieves constipation and b.nousncss an i causes no restriction of mel. habit diet. Many preparations have sprung up that imitate the claims made for Dod son's Liver Tone, but remember Dod son's Liver Tone is the tried and tested remedy that has proven such good medicine and is so satisfactory to every • the reason these imitations are j on the market. Dodson's In In m M'--issippi offers its patrons a di- j r,, '"' . . at West Point, Miss., B. Mobile i Ohio Railroad for! . Cairo, Ills., and St. j I' Mic, midpoints beyond, leaving | «" r m "i amvin K at ■ 1 ■ : >t at ...o, p. m.. leaving West! R' 1 ] 1 1 >17 p. m., reaching St. Louis j at 11 ">■ following morning, con at the latter point with lines line 'ii'y iuo .'for Chicago, New York. Buf 'i'"i points in Canada, Colorado ! I and California. Round trip summer tourist tickets to | ; many resorts in the United States and _ Canada and diverse route round trip j tickets *" Boston, New York and points in Colorado and California ,,,, alar! ' Liver Tone cannot hurt anyone and if it fails to do all that is claimed for it S. L. Raines who sells it, ■ill give your money back with a adv Wi smile. THE SOUTHERN RAILWAY CO. ■ i t h thi' Jackson, 1 now -al" » ia this route. Ask for partie- 1 ' rkiilkihi, 1 X V HoTC'llKS'i T p! J txun n . »• .. . ! Will p elect is noW prepared to write all kinds of Insurance ! », ... , . , Automobiles at special j ! _ I ! ! on rates STRAY NOTICE. St r: from my plantation on the I j night Ot July 7th. one dark colored! !!!,'" L y ?îv 8 v> ol a lonK i bushy tail 'I j Wfinliiw about 1,000 lbs. Any person returning this mule to my plantation, j : Æ ni r h . in f m, ' with information that j will lead to her recovery will be nicely' rewarded. 1 Signed: , ! W. A. SWIFT, Swiftown, Miss, j -I ! j county, Miss., will at its August, 1913, meeting receive bids and let notice TO PLUMBERS. It is Notice is hereby given that the i Board of Supervisors of Leflore t ' l ' l ' ) tiact |l' r t ' H , ' a - v ' n S °f sewers and installing closet at the Coun ty Home of said county, accord ing to ulans and specifications on file. This July 7,1913. A. R. BEW, Clerk. For Lazy Liver and the Troubles of Constipation. Feel right «1! the time. Don't lay off from work for days by taking calomel when pleasant /.It 1 - Vtr-l.ax keeps you on your feet, whilerelievingyourtroub le. Safer too, and easy to take. Don't take anything else. You can't afford !« Sï&tstÂrv r Taw ny" cKlWren c»n take It frcly with perfect safety. Every bottle guar- j SiÂtttï ilkJÄ.fe I tw« Vf L. K. Grigsby. For sale by j STATEMENT SHOWING THE CONDITION OF THE Live by PEOPLES BANK of Sulon, Mississippi June 18, 1913. Published by direction of Chapter 111 of Mississippi Laws of 1908. for at in Loans and discount». Banking house, furniture and fixtures Due from other hank» Caah on hand ( ollection account» RESOURCES. $ 8,661 98 2,8T>fl 00 6.2(15 38 578 93 30 00 $ 18,376 29 to m.; at Capital o»M in Undivided proflU, less ex penses and taxes Individual deposits subject to check . , „ „ , „ I, E. H McCauley, Cashier of Peoples "> Bank, Sidon, Miss., do hereby certi an- t] f V t j ]Ht jj, e foregoing is a true, full ami exact statement of the assets and liabilities of said hank on the day and date named therein, without combina tion with the assets and liabilities of any other bank or branch bank. E. B. McCAULEY, Cashier. Total. LIABILITIES. $ 10,000 00 122 48 8,253 81 . $ 18,376 29 Total . : tile Leflore. Mississippi, this the 27th day he , ,)f * 913 - Sworn to and subscribed before me, notary public in and for the county of Charles R. Jarman. Notary Public. Examined and found correct, so far as a verification of the foregoing foot ings is concerned. This June 28, 1913. D. L. Thompson, Auditor of Public Accounts. j AN ORDINANCE In Relation to the Regulating of Motor cycles and Gasoline Vehicles. Be it ordained by the Mayor and ! r f oar(1 of , AI(Jermen of 'he City of (Greenwood: I Section 1. That it shall be unlawful for any person or persons, riding in or on any motorcycle, automobile or other gasoline propelled vehicle to use the open muffler cut out within the corpor ate limits of the City of Greenwood, within two hundred yards of any place of worship during services therein, or within two hundred yards of public schools during school hours, or when passing, meeting or overtaking teams on the streets of the City of Green wood. Section 2. That any party or par ties failing to comply with the provi sions of this ordinance shall be guilty of a misdemeanor, and upon conviction, shall be punished and fined not exceed ing $100 or 30 days in jail or both. Section 3. Be it further ordained that for cause this day shown the Board this ordinance take effect and be in force from and after its passage. Approved July 1, 1913. of up G. L. RAY, Mayor. Attest: C. E SAUNDERS. Clerk Pro Tern. NOTICE OF FIRST MEETING OF CREDITORS. In the District Court of the United States for the Northern District of Mississippi.—In Bankruptcy. In the Matterof J. B. Barry, Bankrupt, — In Bankrupcy. To the creditors of J. B. Barry, of Greenwood, in the Courty of Leflore and district afore said, a bankrupt. Notice is hereby given that on the j 27th day of June A. D. 1913 the said J. B. Barry, was duly adjudicated bank for! rupt: and the first meeting of his cred j itors will be held at undersigned | Referee's office in Tunica, Mias., on the at 218t day of July, A. D. 1913, at 10 o'clock in the forenoon, at which time j the said creditor» may attend, prove their claims, appoint a trustee, exam line the bankrupt, and transact such other business as may properly come ! Iiefore said meeting. J. IV MAGRUDER to | July 9th, 1913 Referee In Bankruptcy. _ j is a PETITION FOR PARDON. -- 1 To Governor Earl Brewer: 1 We ' tile undersigned, respectfully "']K'|ti"'l th.t *nd, fflmk. , conv'ct hV . ! day of July, 1897, and has served about fifteen years of a life sentence, ! lle wa ® forty-two year» old when sen , tenced, has made a good record as a j prisoner, and we believe he should be ! pardoned as having been sufficiently _ I punished. Respectfully submitted, ANDY BLACK, Petitioner, R. C. McBEE. S. R. COLEMAN AND OTHERS. . I 'I j j \ GREAT DISCOVERY , G. W. Eatman, of Grenada, ! Miss., has discovered a wonder j ful liquid medicine, greaseless, kn 0W ii as Kuykendall's Eczema Remedy It is a never-failing remedy for Eczema, Tetter, Ringworm, Poison Oak, Itch, Fever Blisters, Frost Bites, Chicken Pox, Prickly Heat, Nettlerash and all skin affections. The healing power of-this remedy is so great that it has cured old stubborn sores thought to be cancers. On Sale at L. N. CHANDLER, Greenwood, Miss. Peoples Drug Store, Schlater, Miss. . . - .—. . Unclog the Liver Headache Goes To pat Tonr upset liver In fins shape, to drive polsoooas waste from bowele and care constipation nea j I j HOT SPRINGS LIVER BUTTONS from the famnni Hof Springs, Ark. Taknonernch night fnrnfsw davs; S on'll «at b«ttar, work better, »leap etter. yonr «yes will brighten and yonr skin grow clearer. 25 cent». Free »»mple MVF.Ä BT.'TTOHT and booklet »bout the f un vu H >1 SpriafM I> Heu m»l iso» remedy »ad Hot Spun*» Blood Remedy »t L. N. CHANDLER, Greenwood, Miss. L<1 SSS by af Tjfe ■sm in M s m pi ft •0 ■ *5 I I : OFA ti : • > I * 1HÄ .Sag $ K; XU] f ti Q Ooiu'right'Wlü, by the Bhaniuxu Asiv. Oo, M EASURE Y O U R S E L F. Without a Bank Account— it proves y o u have n o self-restraint. 1 1 proves you have no regard for the future. It proves you are driftwood on the river of life. Prove yourself a man and STAR T A BANK ACCOUNT. GREENWOOD STATE BANK City Grocery Co. THE HOME OF QUALITY AM) LOW PRICES Staple & Fancy Groceries HARDWARE , TINWARE AND CROCKERY We Strive to Pi ease You 111 MARKET ST. GREENWOOD, MTSS, ■mHaammmHHHBHHnmnmE C. E. WRIGHT ICE & GOAL CO I Greenwood, Mississippi 'PHONE 45 'MANUFACTURERS 0F' Ice Cream and Carbonated Drinks; also Bottlers of Coca-Cola. TRY a LOAD of the BEST BURNING COAL at $4.00 per ton. No CLINKERS, little ASH, good HEAT, an economical fuel We also sell the OLD RELIABLE RED FEATH ER, the coal which makes RED ASH. : : : . JKJwrsjwnjr, ***MMK*x*w**Mtw»m*ia9Mi* W S Barry, Pres. Shelby S Steele, Mgr. 0 M Sadler, Jr, Secy à Trea« Hit DtLTA INSURANCE & REALTY AGENCY. 218 W. MARKET ST. Fire, Tornado, Accident, Health, Life, Plate Glass, Employers' Liability, Steam Boiler, Burglary and Automobile Insurance. Special Attention Given to Wiiting of Cotton Covers. We represent twenty-four of the Leading Fire Companies of the world. Would be glad to quote you rates on any and all classes of Insurance. PHONE 167 »♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦•»♦»♦♦♦»♦•♦♦o*«posoc+oocasooo»»»»,a»»»H* G. P. ELLIOTT Cotton Factor Liberal Advances on Consigned Cotton. Ask those who have entrusted their business to me." Main Street, GREENWOOD, MISS. wnnwnrwwwwwwir»*»'*^^ Iiea,aa....a, v .., w . «.aa« lll»e BARNWELL BROS. Cotton Buyers GREENWOOD , 41/SS.