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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
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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.
.
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\ 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
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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.
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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.

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