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.1 !.. GM.I.KSm: Koitor. I .ut hu I, leal through minty out i.efhn Main called lucky an i: A h;e lie or it s visited this and todav. ami the yesten crops were very much refresh. a.iii It is ku e t prince, is a silly wngi wrath) a ii 1 mini who busy watching In mud to neglect hi i friends. himself n encmii >k : 1 right und pmspi i : eilne peuple to stlldv ' nil Instead on limv to lit it w. the Ten ( imiiiaiidinenis. .f paving -t'.! for a In 's A I-rent'll medical savant the Irtinmn heart can, w danger, stop In .ding for five min utes 1 elueiiltter I when your wile's dr\ goods lull j pr< to I Ins is well t Collies III. Leigh Watkins, deputy State I Land ('ninniissioiHT, plead guilty . (l the charge of embezzlement at i t ' Jackson Tuesday and was given: the un- 1 twelve months on the I liuds n tv farm by Judge Henry. the si. i that II is strange to note that while it is all some people can earn a living lij working hard others scern to have no trouble in ! and living without working, apparent-)! JV, at all. Wind's the : in Minie 1 1 ; » LTUt t lull 1 I and President Wilson has literary imm for rcspnusilih' eminent positions abroad, w is a pleasing departure from the 1 practice of appointing millionaires j It shows that the President pre fers men who are noted rather I for their ability t than for their ability t cheeks. ( 1 h ! writ. in The recent burning to death of | thirty-five negro convicts at the ; he' t hiklev State farm was nothing j cess. I bnimil negligence on I better the part of the Legislature and \ been •he Frison. Board the principal of blame resting on the lawmakers ! since for not appropriating the neces ) The sarv money t i f , u cam's for the ! convicts to protect their lives in : sist ease of fire, etc, | son, ton ( hatauqna j opened near Crystal Springs last j •" week under the most brilliant j auspices. Hon. W. M. Whitting-1 ton, of this city, and Editor C. 1». the J. Mooney, of The Commercial |' s an Appeal, delivered the fust ad- versed dresses tn large audiences and I llir bnthnf these distinguished orators fully maintained their reputation as interesting and seholarK speak ers, I'll,, Mi, ssippi turn eart In John est plement he at neither is ] huge ong enough to "swipe" ,i minute ht tor knocking purposes, all votild get along better. But some folks think they could not succeed if i works, they did not occasionally say a I word derogatory of a competitor. I ments lt is not good policy, nor does it cy of show a proper spirit t build up your own business running down that of a compel: If every Inisim realize tnal his day and his petitors have just the same her of hours, am could eom ss man num country with >ek : ' bv nte city tor. are j ... 'ormerly s ; rapuuy Did you know that cal ry, and that its ruin the system, \ F1M..W is purely be used « !.. Raines. <>mr| I** •rou memmotiK rflYcts wi while (irisrsby's I.IV ' vegetable and cun Uli perfect safety'.' Ask I WILKINSON'S HU PLACE YOU Will EVENTUALLY TRADE.' I AN UNJUST SUIT. The Attorney General of Miss •PM In. • filed suit for♦00000,01 JO; t Hie Illinois Central and I >1 Y K. R. Companies, alleg it these rompantes are tin-, control and man-1 ' same violation of ihe law of I I lines list oinpetliig I lie ( 'omniori v> a,Hi tvgri Is ex eedingl) that s uncalled-for action has been 1 1 1 11 led The Illinois Centraliz'd and the Y A M V railroads have | t II of iiicali iilabh benefit m development and advance lions of the Slate through whu h their lines ôpcr-j of at. tin y have always manifested interest in the upbuild- 1 1 mg attd material welfare of ecu . Mississippi; the j of the lie lit of the nil active id instead ,/f display- I " I turn to oppress the | is man; i.:r> e been liberal m yield ing to the demands and needs of and it is indeed nn t' ituii.it' Hut the authorities ron peopi the 1111 IK ■ t puisne a nagging spirit I untagoni mi to these splendid enterprises that have proven in a.iii valuable in developing such a is large area ol our great common wealth, and the suit should he withdrawn. oils and for I ii a n interview, Judge Edward Mayes, of Jackson, | 'gives the following information n lativc to the alliance of the two companies made with the express mipr.ival uf the Legislature m >k : Ihm?, which shows conclusively i : |h,d the law has not bee stlldv ' nil n vioat Iu age brought by the state < I t hi' I Him.is I 'eiitriii ; I Yi do mlu HKII. 's Valley Railroad min .rnlmiiii's I inities, is If.. ly I ring up judirmlly. and nave tented, . 'oritrartH which were made, I tlie railroad cimipanien ctaini, lull j pr< • • .usent, of the legislature' »•ml to us by ex two ■UlUleS He fl back as the - I In* relati ons hctufc the Iroads were cstablishetl that year, secretly, rr! ami known •i s, tin* attorney generals, State I Nothmj- whatever was d . (l lf 11 1,1,51 of public roc : ni IV ki 11 has bee at i t > the r. given: the un- 1 Ii .loners, I ni j the n .f Wirt Adam. ( the riiilr. i corn pi re explored and and agi the whole facts shed does thus by the grief a en chord, si. that litigat.il i that ruse went to the supreme court m ■ records of the supreme '(1 up. in ! and in th»i •ourt hole transactions; L case, which was reported in ii Mims., the supreme court of this Minie adjudicated that the 1 1 ; » v e disclosed the 'onsolida t lull IK - was operative and effectual to create a net ' corporation; and because f that new corporation, 1 thereby, the state collected $75(1,000.00 I and on that adjudicate reatif the 1 j I And pup Thf. nv.m' \i„ o and Hu man) fi tends of Mr. Run- u ) ( 1 h .smith, who recently engaged has f law at Vicks- Lis love chunks ! tux I ATTORNEY RL'NDLE SMITH. • in the practice of | are gratified to learn that ; he' s meeting with splendid suc j cess. His practice has been much I better than lie expected, having \ been employed in quite a number of eases and being kept busy ever ! since lie went !.. the Hill Cit\ ) The other day Mr. Smith needed broods seven rooster and and , was ap ! pointed I»y .ludye Mounter to : sist in the defense of S. I. John | son, who recently murdered Els ton Brewer on a house boat at j Ocksburg. We are also pleased j •" know that Mr. Smith will j and open an office here for the practice of his profession. He |' s an excellent young versed in the law, and we predict I llir him a successful and brilliant Hill." as throws feel then to gay can't half re turn t Greenwood on January w. J. irSOII 2, week. well man. eart T. In casual John li. K,„ throughout the state in trie inter est of the Nh'Bee Engine and Im plement Co., he informed us that he was greatly impressed by the ] huge number of country homes ht Mississippi that are now being provided with all the modern conveniences, such as water i works, sewerage, electric lights I telephones, etc. Such improve I ments will soon check the tenden cy of the conversation with travels wh exclusive Selected cent them. ter's !» *he ' M call. movement from the country to the cities, as provided with such Mail care pleased return money Mr. nent ty, here conveniences, countrv nte would be more attractive than city life. Automobiles, .. „ which practically annihilate distances are also being added to the farms'' j equipment, and the monotony 'ormerly the bane of farm life, is ; rapuuy disappearing -Lexington Advertiser. L. L. COTTON SUMMARY FOR WEEK ENDING JULY MTH JO; .. , . Extremely favorable report:- on I the week s development.* ton fields are receiver! from the» 111 cot ' entrai states where the supply of moisture from recent rains has In Georgia and of I been abundant. I the Carolinas there are drv area-. which send in complaints, though as a whole tuese states have done «re s-till doing well, | t ,la "t it fruiting splendidly. D'xasand Oklahoma complaints :tr,se l,lori ' generally fr mi temperatures that a moderation, of lhe ^eat will abate such com complaints as arise. A limited 1 1 " r *' l,M of central Texas and some «•'• tions of the west seem in need j of rain . 11 ut elsewhere in the state there is enough moisture foi pi« -; am ] t||,. In I | cutueeds. 'I here is universal report heavy fruiting. , plant attained a rank growth, is on the contrary stocky, and i healthv and well loaded if : Nowhere lias the It! with squares and young bolls It re mains undersized in localities but this is a much less general fact Weeks ago. The crop is being "laid by" in most excellent condition and is in fou weevils an- quite immer oils in Mississippi and Louisiana and are doing liome damage and hold a thread against the crop j for the remainder of the summer. fact than tw | stat, ' to withstand well and usual summer vicissitudes. I Iu Texas however very little dam age is reported save in the most southern districts where cotton is already maturing. In Arkansas they are not yet a factor. Cotton beginning to open in southern Georgia and in southern Texas picking will begin over considerable areas within about two weeks. J, Ii. TURNER, Memphis, Tenu. SWEET SOUNDS. What charming .sounds, when I ni in bed, the summer midnight brings! Upon the roof of yonder Wirt and shed the spotted tomcat sings; he does not need a music book when thus his soul he vents; he sings. by ear, and Melbas look like twen tv-seven cents. All mournful is the tomcat's lay, and fraught with grief and pain; he seems to mourn a vanished day when he was not insane; his throbbing song of old en days strikes a chord, and so I throw m •ourt this and because responsive 1 castiron bouquets till littered is the sward. And then my neighbor's yellow pup takes up the weird refrain, and splits the midnight down and Run- u ) with Ins romantic strain. He has a voice of power and Lis technic moves the soul: as 1 love Art, it isn't strange I toss him chunks of coal, bow-bow • range, that suc much ever And when the iown, and simmers needed slumber take broods upon the town for maybe seven shakes. And then the early rooster brings his message clear! and shrill; he rises on his roost and sings "The Sword of Bunker Ah me, the I s, a silence ap Els at for He ; Hill." as uiergv he throws into that martial strain! I, feel it dear down to my toes atuC then hack of my brain. I'd like 1 to hand him, pretty quick, a nose gay that's in style; alas, a man can't throw a brick for more than half a mile!-—Wait Mason. , re w. G. Ditto, ol llighlandale. W. J. Brown, J. I). Dillard, A. O IVt- ■ j tir I' ht t irSOII and W E. Manahan, of Beat 2, were in the C't v the first of the week. well Im the Word's Smoke House has the i exclusive agency in this city for Selected Smokers, the best" five- ! cent cigar them. in the world. Try ter's nrom'essi've l moi , 0 ^ St-hla-j !» *he city yesterday, ' and ' ' Lü,,,mü,nveal,h a M call. Mail orders receive our best care and attention, If you are not pleased with what we send you, return it promptly and get your money back. A. Weiler & Co. Mr. Adolph J. Aron, a promi nent planter of Washington ty, visited relatives and friends here this week. as F. uoun + + + L. L. Ragland, of Jackson, and A. L. Bradley, of \ zoo City, prom inent life insurance men, were here this week. G. R. Morrison was down from! Gcren last Monday, and made! Commonwealth an appréciât- ily I rd cal1 ' ) • • • Quit calomel; it is dangerous. Try» Frigsby s FIV-VEK-LAX, that vege ta" - bh> liver syrup guaranteed to produce t«ke. Any child can use it with safety. ! Ask Ji L. Raines. Mr. and Mrs. Sid Gillespie and little daughter, of Morgan City, visited relatives here this week.— Carrollton Conservative. to Market Street. Apply to J. L. on r;ii„ •„ , ti /- ^ Gillespie at The Common Business House for rent cn I wealth office. Don't for f -t lh<- hour and dav on which ti.f FORAGE. SILO AND I j\ ; sTOi K SPECIAL one- a- i I. ■. : I hand when the whistle hi ,w The dates for this s<*r,inti un • i \ , t . r irr , h , j » » in. » ireenwood remember the dates. on the» of I" 1 '- 3--JU to at night. Thursday, Wednesda Ithi lienn August 7, • 1 h> ht . '"U" 1 - go jnt as the train -tops, where hour will be devoted to a general discussion : live stock matters, answering q e ' ori et" the leetui -;- he operate.: ,;;id tie: machinery 12 in ; Mmter City 11' 0 to2 p. m.: In Webb 2..7I to 1 p. in.: Beizoni at reouested to in . Schlater 10.30 ti All gentlemen are the lecture car as soon at. After I - . \lntut cars will i iallv like t lemunsti ated. if : Ladies and children will be ad milted to < • ■ ! i i I. : t cits upon an i vat It! of train, unless they would espec hear the lectures, They will be shown every atten tion and given the privilege of hearing the le. mes. and seeing the machinery a few stalk exhibits of both. If live stock men desire the silo .perated, bring along . ! . orn with the ear too hard for roasting Everything p..ssible will be done to make tin stay of this train in your midst pleasant and profit able. Co m- and bring along your j neighbor, just t ears. Il L BI.AKESLEE, ( ommissioner. ! ,, | j . ve 11 1 i ... " ,umj su constipation, I torpid liv.-i 1 . ; -lo ss that it has most is in MONEY I.'l-.T'T\DKD WITH A SMILE. re Ever Be a Case over about Where De.l i. 's Liver e Fails. Dods I *>'m* is a mild vege* 1 "i;it which operates table Liver successful I v it tf practically taken tin: place of the drug 'atome! Inch so often dangerous. 's Liver when s - L. R T< .'"nstipath»;, ...r stomach, biliousness who sells Dods. *. re he : ami sluggish In when surely and ban. sings. should over twen- u. Raines v is without question, with k 1 cts. per bottle not j Dodson's Liver old- ; medicine put up It irks gently, v. If a bottle v satisfaction S, " sure you get and not some animation that is j «• and that | adv I D refund the price paid The price of Dodson's Liver Tone is ( not backed up i>> [ may ) | Mr. and Mrs. Albert McLemore, I of Itta liena, are visiting at the | and home of Mi . and Mrs. J. D. Till He man carrollton Conservative 1 him A G. '!> INVESTMENT. W. D. Magli, a veil known merchant of VVhitemound, Wis.. bought a stock of fhamherlaii the and Au "'-o ■ "mng them he was himself clear! ,aken y" 1 ' ! "" 1 S!IVS t,lat one small bot ll, ' l,f ( !. nil/erlam's Colic, Cholera and o as to be customers. S Mteillfllle s able to supply them to his Diarrh ' a Lemetly was worth more to ; him tha i til." cost of his entire stock of 1 ■dieines. he I, atuC Klsts ' a(iv like 1 Miss Margaret Mcl . me-e nf | Itta Bena, visited 'm s ' s lié ■ 1 ' ll |.,h Douglass Fox inis v . el rollton Conservative I , these For sale by all drug -1 l or \\ eckness and Loss cf Appetite W. n " ' : .: »MW strengthening tonic ! ■ Vkn!.' k ': s ^•'YT'.'-K sactun tonic, driven om' ). * i .a n tt*. '. t ids u p tli 6 system. A true tonir *oJ»nreAppetieer. l'or adults «mi cliUdren. 50 c the \\ hat is nicer than a gold-head ed umbrella? The handle can be | See our A) Weiler & ^ I i ,,reserv cd for generations, '""bi'clia is a necessity. ! assortment, Co. CHICKENS AND EGGS. Write or 'phone your orders "Ëuponf UiJ'md ! !' S-'t Bfvired to you by j 111 T ,K, S ace light, ' ' -r \r poTdi? (°eo r ' i. . i- UARD Ac CO., r,upora, Miss. | j s FOR SALE, Sixty-five acres of fine timber, ! located within three-fourths of a mile of Rix Wood, near Schlater. [ Bids on same solicited at once, as am desirous of clearing land j for cultivation. Phone or write F. H. Schlater, of Schlater, Miss., for further particulars, FOR SALE -Nice, gentle fam-! ily horse; alsobuegv and harness. ) Apply to A. Kuntrovitz. ; -... Rooms for rent upstairs over ™ mm^ ■■ ! FOR RENT. Nine (j-rooin Cottage in block 1, ! Austin-Wright Addition. South ern exposure. All modern im- j provernents. Large lot, nice gar den and horse lot, stable, poultry and coal house. Phone 72. : FOR RENT. SIMON DAVIDSON. Will Peteet is now prepared to write all kinds of Insurance on Automobiles at special ^ rates. : ^ - Ask S. L. Raines for a free sample of IUV-VER-LAX. I Mr. Ed Jones and family, and Mr. D. S. Jones and family ae compamed by Miss Emma Jones Harding and Miss Jones, are spending a few weeks in the North. While away Messrs. Jones are purchasing handsome furm ture for the palatial homes they j lav** erected at Schlater and llighlandale. Dr. Sam Hart, of Carrollton, was in the city Wednesday. Time is dealing gently with the Doctor, and his many friends here are al "ays pleased to see him. ' At 'SES OK STOMACH TROUBLES. Sedentary habita, lack of out of door exercise, insufficient mastication of food, constipation, a torpid liver, worry and anxiety, overeating, partaking of food and drink not suited to your age and occupation. Correct your habits and take Chamberlain's Tablets and you will soon be well again. For sale by at! dealers. Why pay ten cents when you can get your shoes shined for five cents at Word's Smoke House? The Commonwealth, $1.50. done in your ears. NOTICE OF FIRST MEETING OF CREDITORS. In the District Court of the United for the Northern District of Mis sissippi, -In Bankruptcy. In the matter of J. I,. Haley, bank rupt.—In Bankruptcy. To the creditors of J. I,. Haley, of Itta Bena, in the County of Leflore and district, aforesaid a bankrupt: ! Notice is hereby given that 16th day of July. A. D. 1913, the said j J. L, Haley was duly adjudicated bank i rapt: and the first meeting of his cred ,umj i tors will beheld at undersigned Ref eree's Office in Tunica, Miss., on the ! 6th day of August. A. D., 1913, at 9 j o'clock in the forenoon, at which time ; the said creditors may attend,prove their su j claims, appoint a trustee, exanine the | bankrupt, and transact such other bus has . mess as may properly come before said j meeting. Bankrupt is notified to be present. ! A the vege* Liver J. D. MAGRUDER, Referee in Bankruptcy. July 22nd, 1913. PETITION FOR PARDON. S, To Governor Earl Brewer: the undersigned, respectfully petition that Andy Black, a convict, be pardoned. He was sentenced from Le flore county, Mississippi, on the 25th day of July, 1897. and has served get about fifteen years of a life sentence, some He was forty-two years old when sen is tenced, has made j prisoner, and we believe he should be that | pardoned as having been sufficiently adv I punished. Respectfully submitted, ANDY BLACK, Petitioner, R. C. Me BEE. S. R. COLEMAN AND OTHERS. We, paid is good record us I the | STRAY NOTICE. Strayed from my plantation on the night of July 7th, one dark colored mare mule, 7 years old, long bushy tail, weighs about 1,000 lbs. Any person returning this mule to my plantation, or furnishing me with information that will lead to her recovery will be nicely rewarded. Signed: and be W. A. SWIFT, Swiftown, Miss. to — of 1 Notice is hereby given that the nf | of Supervisors of Leflore ïmo 0 '' M !? s " wlU at >*?, August, 191 3. meeting; receive bids and let contract for the laying of sewers I an, 1 installing closet at the Coun ty Home of said county, accord ing to plans and specifications on file. This July 7, 1913. NOTICE TO PLUMBERS. -1 ! om' c A. R. BEW, Clerk. | Batman, of Grenada, ^ iss .., has discovered a wonder I tut liquid medicine, greaseless, known as A GREAI DISCOVERY Kuykendall's Eczema Remedy ! !' " a TttÂ iTŸ • f ° r Oak!Tch Feve?'Be™) Fros" Bites, Chicken Pox, Prickly Heat, Nettlerash and all skin affections, The healing power of this remedy | j s so grea t that it has cured old stubborn sores thought to be cancers. On Sale at ! [ j L. N. CHANDLER, Greenwood, Miss. Peoples Drug Store. Schlater, Miss. Sluggish Liver All ronr lirer, stomach and bewel Iroables will speedily vanish when ▼on start to tnke IIotSpringsTilvcr Hattons from thn famoas Hot SpriiiK« of Ark They never f» il to b&msh dizzi ness, headache anJm * l * na jp" ; Ä'.ÄÄ S "ht.Lf.'S rcu»«dr andliot Spnoca Illoo<] Remedy at ■■ ! j Bmk : i L. N. CHANDLER. Greenwood, Miss. RUB-MY-TISM Will cure your Rhemnatium Neuralgia, Headaches, Cramps, ^ olic - Sprains, Bruises, Cuts and j Burns, Old Sores, Stings of bisects I Antiseptic Anodyne, used In- I "«J exterually. Price ZSc.j and ae are the m ARE YOU CO/NC 1 rof/mir? YOU WIN A/nm/im I al I of of s A Qi » CCOUNT •ODTtiibt U1Û. by Uiu btoadaxd A4v. to. * s AYING a fortune is like any. thing else in life. If vou expect to win you must BE PERSISTENT. You must keep after it. The prize is worth while and the training you attain while you are SAVING MONEY will give you the endurance to keep it. Enter the race today. STAR E A BANK Af' COUNT. of 9 GREENWOOD STATE BANK fi» City Grocery Co. THE HOME OE QUALITY AND LOW TRICES Staple & Fancy Groceries HARDWARE, TINWARE AND CROCKERY We Strive to Please You 111 MARKET ST. GREENWOOD, MTSS. |ww',ifwwwi®vwwwwuf'jr^ifwtï'jfwitfW!ifiifit!if.xwwwwiif'if.JMpafW!«fiifiin¥ie»ir*wi»*« ! C. E. WRIGHT ICE & GOAL CO ■ Greenwood, 'PHONE 45 Mississippi 'MAIMÜFACUJRERS OF* Ice Cream and Carbonated Drinks; also Bottlers of Coca-Cola. TRY a LOAD ol- 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. : : : I; ! **w*w*#****'**t*'***'*»**«»i#*t*ii*i maiKaflyjiaiiMaaaa j M MauMCW ww» t W S Barry, Pres. Shelby S Steele, Mgr, 0 M Sadler, Jr, Secy & Treas lilt DELTA INSURANCE i REALTY AGENCY. 218 W. MARKET ST. Fire lornado, Accident, Health, Life, Plate Glass, Employers' Liability, Steam Boiler, Burglary and Automobile Insurance. Special Attention Given to Writing of Cotton Covers. \V e represent twenty-four of the Leading Fire Companies of the world. vV ould be glad to quote you rates on any and all classes of Insurance. PHONE 167 G. P. ELLIOTT Cotton Factor Liberal Advances on Consigned Cotton. Ask those who have entrusted their business to me." Main Strkkt, GREENWOOD, MISS. BARNWELL BROS. Cotton Buyers GREENWOOD, , \\iSS.