.1 !.. GM.I.KSm:
.ut hu I,
lie or it
s visited this
and todav. ami the
crops were very much refresh.
prince, is a silly wngi
ii 1 mini who
In mud to neglect hi i friends.
1 right und pmspi i :
eilne peuple to stlldv ' nil
on limv to lit
the Ten ( imiiiaiidinenis.
.f paving -t'.! for a In
A I-rent'll medical savant
the Irtinmn heart can, w
danger, stop In .ding for five min
1 elueiiltter I
when your wile's dr\ goods lull j pr<
I Ins is well t
Leigh Watkins, deputy State I
Land ('ninniissioiHT, plead guilty . (l
the charge of embezzlement at i t
Jackson Tuesday and was given: the
twelve months on the I liuds n
tv farm by Judge Henry.
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 :
1 1 ; »
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
( 1 h
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,
( 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
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
s ; rapuuy
Did you know that cal
ry, and that its
ruin the system,
\ F1M..W is purely
be used «
memmotiK rflYcts wi
while (irisrsby's I.IV
' vegetable and cun
Uli perfect safety'.'
HU PLACE YOU Will EVENTUALLY
AN UNJUST SUIT.
The Attorney General of Miss
•PM In. • filed suit for♦00000,01 JO;
t Hie Illinois Central and
>1 Y K. R. Companies, alleg
it these rompantes are tin-,
control and man-1 '
violation of ihe law of
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
lie lit of the
id instead ,/f display- I
" I turn to oppress the |
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
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
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
brought by the state <
I t hi' I Him.is I 'eiitriii ;
's Valley Railroad
ring up judirmlly. and nave tented,
. 'oritrartH which were made,
I tlie railroad cimipanien ctaini,
lull j pr< • • .usent, of the legislature'
■UlUleS He fl
back as the
- I In* relati ons hctufc
Iroads were cstablishetl
•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.
( the riiilr.
i corn pi
re explored and
i that ruse went to the supreme court m
■ records of the supreme
in ! and in th»i
L case, which was reported
in ii Mims., the supreme court of this
Minie adjudicated that the
1 1 ; » v e disclosed the
t lull IK
- was operative and
effectual to create a net
f that new corporation,
1 thereby, the state collected $75(1,000.00
I and on that adjudicate
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
! 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
, 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
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
Greenwood on January
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
movement from the
country to the cities, as provided
nte would be more attractive than
.. „ 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
COTTON SUMMARY FOR WEEK
ENDING JULY MTH
JO; .. , .
Extremely favorable report:- on
I the week s development.*
ton fields are receiver! from the»
' entrai states where the supply of
moisture from recent rains has
In Georgia and
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||,.
'I here is universal report
heavy fruiting. ,
plant attained a rank growth,
is on the contrary stocky, and i
healthv and well loaded
Nowhere lias the
squares and young bolls It re
mains undersized in localities but
this is a much less general fact
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
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
J, Ii. TURNER,
What charming .sounds, when
I ni in bed, the summer midnight
brings! Upon the roof of yonder
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
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,
And when the
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
s, a silence
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.
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
Word's Smoke House has the i
exclusive agency in this city for
Selected Smokers, the best" five- !
in the world.
ter's nrom'essi've l moi , 0 ^ St-hla-j
!» *he city yesterday, ' and '
' Lü,,,mü,nveal,h a
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.
+ + +
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.—
Market Street. Apply to J. L. on
r;ii„ •„ , ti /- ^
Gillespie at The Common
Business House for rent cn
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
» » in. » ireenwood
remember the dates.
I" 1 '- 3--JU to
• 1 h> ht .
'"U" 1 -
as the train -tops, where
hour will be devoted to a general
discussion : live stock matters,
answering q e ' ori et"
-;- he operate.: ,;;id tie: machinery
12 in ; Mmter City 11' 0 to2 p. m.:
In Webb 2..7I to 1 p. in.: Beizoni at
in . Schlater 10.30 ti
All gentlemen are
car as soon
I - . \lntut cars will
i iallv like t
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
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
Il L BI.AKESLEE,
( ommissioner. !
,, | j . ve 11 1 i ...
I torpid liv.-i 1 . ; -lo ss that it has
MONEY I.'l-.T'T\DKD WITH A
re Ever Be a Case
Where De.l i.
I *>'m* is a mild vege*
1 "i;it which operates
successful I v it
practically taken tin: place of
Inch so often dangerous.
when s - L. R
.'"nstipath»;, ...r stomach, biliousness
who sells Dods.
he : ami sluggish In
when surely and ban.
sings. should over
twen- u. Raines v
is without question,
k 1 cts. per bottle
not j Dodson's Liver
old- ; medicine put up
v. If a bottle
v satisfaction S,
" sure you get
and not some
animation that is
«• and that |
D refund the price paid
The price of Dodson's Liver Tone is
( not backed up i>>
| 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
W. D. Magli, a
veil known merchant
of VVhitemound, Wis.. bought a stock
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
S Mteillfllle s
able to supply them to his
' a Lemetly was worth more to
; him tha
i til." cost of his entire stock of 1
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
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
\\ hat is nicer than a gold-head
ed umbrella? The handle can be |
A) Weiler & ^
i ,,reserv cd for generations,
'""bi'clia is a necessity.
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
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^ ■■
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. :
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
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
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
The Commonwealth, $1.50.
NOTICE OF FIRST MEETING OF
In the District Court of the United
for the Northern District of Mis
sissippi, -In Bankruptcy.
In the matter of J. I,. Haley, bank
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
J. D. MAGRUDER,
Referee in Bankruptcy.
July 22nd, 1913.
PETITION FOR PARDON.
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.
ANDY BLACK, Petitioner,
R. C. Me BEE.
S. R. COLEMAN
good record us
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
W. A. SWIFT,
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.
A. R. BEW, Clerk.
Batman, of Grenada,
^ iss .., has discovered a wonder
I tut liquid medicine, greaseless,
A GREAI DISCOVERY
! !' " 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
L. N. CHANDLER,
Peoples Drug Store.
All ronr lirer, stomach and bewel
Iroables will speedily vanish when
▼on start to tnke
thn famoas Hot
SpriiiK« of Ark
They never f» il
to b&msh dizzi
anJm * l * na
; Ä'.ÄÄ S "ht.Lf.'S
rcu»«dr andliot Spnoca Illoo<] Remedy at
L. N. CHANDLER.
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
m ARE YOU CO/NC
•ODTtiibt U1Û. by Uiu btoadaxd A4v. to. *
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'
GREENWOOD STATE BANK
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.
! C. E. WRIGHT ICE & GOAL CO
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. : : :
! **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.
G. P. ELLIOTT
Liberal Advances on Consigned Cotton.
Ask those who have entrusted their
business to me."
GREENWOOD, , \\iSS.
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