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PERSONAL MENTION
Mr. J. T. Flanagan was in the
city Monday.
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Mrs. Sumter Gillespie is visiting
relatives in Kilmichael.
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Mr. J. H. Smith visited Ins fain
ilv at Lexington this week.
Gordon Gillespie spent last
week in Schlater with friends.
Miss Lucille Stoner is visiting
friends in Meridian and Mobile.
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Mrs. Gordon Gillespie has re
turned from a visit to Chicago. !
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ed relatives at^Amoty last week.
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family at Okolona a few days last |
week.
Mrs. M. V. Jones was down
from Higilandale on business
Monday.
Hon. J. J. Henry, of Stark ville,
I spent last Saturday night in
I Greenwood.
Mrs. Sallie Stevens Davis visit
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day
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voir.
Mr. T. E. Firth returned the
first of the week from his visit to ;
Hot Springs.
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(lots,
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E Mr. and Mrs. Robert Herman j
leave next week for a month's vis
ât to New York.
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Mrs, Halite Jesty is spending j
two weeks with Miss Lena Stock-j a
ner in Chicago. i
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Mr. and Mrs. R. H. Barrett came
in from their plantation home and
spent Sunday.
Miss Rachael Gale has returned
from Clinton, where she visited
for two weeks.
ket
plate
in
ing.
Douglass Robinson and F. A.
Waller were up from Sidon the
first of the week.
Grigsby's LIV-VER-LAX, that deli
cious liver syrup, has displaced calomel
in nearly every home. Good for grown
ups and children alike. Ask S. L.
Raines.
If you need a bond of any
kind right now, see Will Peteet. at
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We can show you loose, mounted in gold, ^
mounted in platinum or any other way you ^
might prefer. Bings, brooches, solitaires, bar
pins, lavallieres, dinner rings, bracelets, tie ^
clasps and almost everything else in diamond- V
mounted jewelry we have in unlimited assort- ^
ment and goods new from the desingers and Jj
most correct and artistic in every respect. >
If you wish a diamond, or diamond jewelry, à
our goods and prices will surely interest you. ^
We ask you to compare both our goods and ^
prices with those of our competitors and then W
decide where you can buy best and cheapest, à
ART GOODS. JEWELRY. f\
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tiful Art Goods is our pride
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wish to show you. Our : on jy priced wares but
line will interest you, both our stock embraces goods of
, ., , , . , . . all values, high and low, and
ft om the standpoint of a jj 0 f p iem represent the best
beauty and variety, but ' goods obtainable for
considering price as well, i amount invested,
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Rings, Silver Mesh Bags, Dinner Rings,
Brooches and Bar Hins, Vest Chains and Fobs,
Scarf Pins and Tie Clasps, Cameo Brooches,
Rings, Wrist Watches, Etc.
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Miss Lucile Lenoir is visiting
relatives and friends at Magnolia
and in Pike county.
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Miss Hogeland, of Moorhead, is
' the attractive guest of Mrs. An
drew Dahmer this week,
Miss Florence Anderson, of
Schlater, was the guest of Miss
Elizabeth Young last week.
last Mr. and Mrs. Ura Gray, of Alii
j gator, visited Mrs. Ben Gray, in
; North Greenwood, this week.
Mrs. Sam Stern, Miss Stockner
, and Miss Cecile Stern are visiting
re- friends and relatives in Chicago,
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; Dressmaking and plain sewing
at your home. Work by the day.
Addresg Cu kl,.nia Jordan, Box 36.
1 W- H. Rucklrând J. R. Proph
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were business
I visitors here the first of the week.
Mrs. Dr. McBride, of Carroll
ton, attended the luncheon at
Mrs. Flora McIntyre's last Thurs
es
day
Judge Kimbrough and family
are spending several weeks at
their summer home near Beau
voir.
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I FOR SALE—-House and lot, or
(lots, corner Lamar and Church
I streets. Apply to Mrs. C. L. Mc
Bride.
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! Miss Annie Beattie Quin, of
j Jackson, has returned home, after
a pleasant visit to Miss Mildred
i Cassity.
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\ FOR RENT.—Six-room cottage
on Washington street, close in, all
modern conveniences; now occu
pied by F. A. Word; possession
given Sept. 1st.
Joe Stein.
FOR RENT.
Store House just vacated by
National Woolen Mills on Mar
ket Street; good location with
plate glass front.
Two office rooms upstairs
in The Commonwealth Build
ing. Apply to J. L. Gillespie
of
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at this office.
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1 Mrs. Sam Montgomery enter
j tained with a lawn party last F ri- [
I day evening, in honor of her little :
I sister, Lorene Carter, of Union
City, Tenn. Mrs. E. M. Purcell
.and Mrs. Win. Peteet served ;
j punch. Mrs. Sam Montgomery !
received, and Mrs. J. L. Mont
gomery ushered the little folks !
I into the parlor where they regis- 1
tered, the little register book be
ing a pretty souvenir for the hon
orée. The lawn was lighted with
Japanese lanterns and there were
present. Among the out of town
guests and visitors were Misses
Imogene Price, visiting Mrs. Gar
rard Barrett, and Anna Mary
Sloan, the guest of Mrs. Stroud.
Progressive conversation and mu
sic were enjoyed until a late hour,
after which an ice course was
served.
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Mrs. Flora McIntyre entertain
ed in her usual gracious manner,
with an elaborate luncheon on !
Thursday afternoon 17th,honoring]
ker guest, Mrs. J. W. Caldwell, of I
Vicksburg. The table was tastily >
arranged with snow white em- ]
broidered linen, with handsome
silver and cut glass, the center
piece being a large cystal bowl of j
Shasta daisies, with their gold I
and white seemed tp throw a j
halo over the pretty scene, Cov-j
ers were laid for fourteen guests j
and a most tempting six course
menu was faultlessly served.
Mrs. Will Me Bee entertained
with bridge last Thursday after- j
noon. Her pretty little bungalow j
on Washington street was very j b
inviting. Daisies and
siums were used in the «jecora- ]
tions. A most tempting salad and !
ice course was served. Mrs. G. j
A. Wilson, Jr., was the winner of j
the prize. Those who enjoyed
the pleasant afternoon, were: j
Mesdames Coleman, Buford , :
Webb, Terry, C. Wilson, 0, A.
Wilson, Barnwell and Nash, Miss
es E. Reiman, E. and G. McShane
and Flora Reiman,
At her handsome home on the
Boulevard in North Greenwood
on last Wednesday afternoon,
Mrs. I. T. McIntyre entertained at
a beautiful rook party out of com
pliment to Mrs. Caldwell, of Vicks
burg. Mrs. McIntyre's home is a
picture in itself and needs no dec
orations, but Shasta daisies were
effectively used. Punch was serv
ed during the games at the con
clusion of which a most tempting
ice course was enjoyed.
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Miss Mildred Cassity was the.
charming hostess on Wednesday
of last week, when she compli
mented her house guest, Miss An
nie Beattie Quin, of Jackson,
with a rook party. The table
wepe arranged on the lawn. Af
ter a most enjoyable game, deli
cious ices were served. Punch
was passed during the games.
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UNION SERVICES
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that won't burn—won't leak—that is lightning proof lasts as long
the building itself, and never needs repairs?
Cortright Metal Shingles meet every one of these requirements.
Beware of imitations—None genuine without the words Cortright
Reg. U. S. Pat. Off." stamped on each shingle.
For Sale by
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L. I. BRADDOCK, The Tinner,
Greenwood, Mississippi.
On last Wednesday afternoon,
ri- [ Mrs. J. L. Montgomery entertain
: ed the younger set of young girls
honoring Miss Lorene Carter, of
Tennessee, Mrs. Sam Montgom
; ery's bouse guest. The tables were
! arranged on the long porch and 1
a jolly party enjoyed the popular
! game of rook, Punch, bonbons
1 ice cream and cake were fault
be- lessly served,
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Miss Elizabeth Cassity h:is as
uer guest this week, Misses Fan
nie Susie Sabin of Grenada, and
Josephine Kirby of Leflore. Many
social courtesies have been ex
tended to these pretty young
ladies.
Miss Ruth Shearer had a few
friends for bridge Friday morn
ing. Those who had the pleasure
of being present were: Mesdames
McClurg, Nichols, Tuniage and
Misses Rennau,
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Mrs. \V, W. Fills and son, Wal
of I lace, Mr. and Mrs. J. L. Gillespie
> and Norman McLeod spent Tues
] dav very delightfully as the guests
of Mr. and Mrs. J. B. Ellis at Ber
clair,
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I Mr. and Mrs. Michael Husain
a j and children returned home last
Saturday from a visit of three
j weeks to relatives and friends at
(Cannelton, hid.,
To
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court
and
life;
and Louisville.
|Ky.
Mr. ami Mrs. Harry W. Hagan
j ;,,)t f son Merritt are visiting in
j Buffalo from whence they will go
j b J New York before returning to
nastur-[Greenwood early jn August,
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! Mr. and Mrs. M. Marx and
j children of New Orleans, will
j return home tomorrow, ' after
[spending some lime with Mr. AI*
j bert Aron and family.
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cent
said
ready
ten
which
upiin
while
cotton
of
best
Miss Lillian Barks, of Drew, and
Mae Pepper, of Lexington,
the attractive guests of Mr. and
Mrs. D. C. Pepper last week.
were
Mrs. M. E.
flore
said
cd,
McGlathery, Miss
Puttie McGlathery and Miss Hob
k on a re touring California:
will be absent two months.
they
Mrs. N. E. Whitehead is visit
ing relatives in Oxford. She will
be accompanied home by Mrs. Jas.
Stone, Jr,
Miss Esther Reiman and Mr.
Harrie Reiman are spending a
month in Chicago and places of
interest nearby,
Miss Kate Stainback and Misses
Aileen and Bessie Pleasants of
Minter City, were here Friday
evening.
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land,
of
trust
Mrs. Fannie Steve Arnold has
returned from a visit to Jackson
and Vicksburg, making the trip in
lier car.
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Walter Vermeer, of Greenwood,
I was here Monday. Ile had sold
I five Me Bee engines the previous
! week, three in Mississippi and
it wo in l-outsianu.—Lexington Ad
! vert user.
Mrs. J. II Islington, of (men
wood, is spending the \vr(»k with
her f Mm Kihn^n 1 was ovl'r Sun'
day.—Lexington Advertiser.
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girls «!v, n t.y c. s. smm
of Simmons on the isth.la.v ;
Betuv H '
uf mis , ,* i,,, ,i„ tl
and 1
deed uf truM î
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jerk ui Leflore Ce
Mississippi, in Book - of the Record
Trust Deeds, at page 414,
sai«l indebtednt'ss amj «1
Chancer)
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the sHlil Mrs, Betti
* hy an inatruine» t
d of in
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H.iim* U. V.. S M;u
Book 11
of writing recorded i
m, uf tho Heeordb of Mortgagee
Trugt Deeds of -aid County, anei
been requested l>y ti
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ness, so to do. the undersigned truste»* I
will, on Saturday, the gfjfh da.v of July. |
J913, offer for sale and sell for cadi, to I
the highest and best bidder, during le- i
gal hours, ut the south door of the I
Court House, in Greenwood, Mississ
pi, tlie following described
towit: Lot one il), in Block five <:
in the McShane Audition to the City ut
Greenwood, in the Count'
State of Missusimn. as shown by tin
map of suit! Addition, recorded i
1. at page 7. of the Records ,.»f Maps ol
said County. My substitut
tee in the nuiddeed of trusv is of it
ord in Book It?page 192, of th
oriis of Mortgages and Deeds ajf 1 i u>t
on lands of said t 'ouuiv,
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holdt'r of the said indi-htod
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(ireenwood, Miss,, July L*. nu::.
1'ETITION POK PARDON.
To Ilis Kxcelleni'v. Earl H
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f Mississippi:
■ pi'titimn-r, Snmly Aloxaiidi-i
would respectfully show to youi
lency that he was convicted for the
■ George Moore,
at the July term, liMlj,
court uf Leflore county, Mississippi,
and sentenced to the penitentiary tor
life; and your petit ii
si humbly requests that lie lie |
ernor of the State
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murder of
liop.ro. î
ul the ci tv
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now
pardoned :
1st Because your petitioner
cent of the charge
said George Moon-;
2nd. Becî
ready served fifteen years in tin
ten ti ary
which he is not guiltv;
3rd,
s iniio
f murdeniM» the
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se your petitioner Inis al
h convict!
ihttrce of
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llccausf your petitioner, in the i
faithful dtHohargu of the dutic . impos.-ii I
upiin him as a convict, lias losl un arm, 1
while engaged in the service of ginning |
cotton for the State;
4th. Be
- your petitioner hasJJ
served the State loyally in the capacity *
of guard and trusty: and because the
best interests of the State will lie eon
served hy granting this pardon.
Respectfully submitted,
SANDY ALEXANDER.
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We, the undersigru'd citizens of Le- . .
flore county, Mississippi, hereby rc- | J
spectfully join in the request that the i (
said Sandy Alexander may be pardon
cd, as we believe that he has been suf
ficiently punished for the charge
ferred against him.
Respectfully,
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A. R HEW.
I 'hancery Clark.
G. S. I'ATE.
Circuit Clerk.
D. P. MONTGOMERY,
.1 uslire uf the Peace.
■I. L. GILLESPIE,
Editor The Commonwealth.
AND OTHERS.
TRUSTEE'S SALE.
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By virtue of the authority veatei i i
? us trustee in that certain thwd u
Loy'rins o
cuted by VV.
the 10th day of April. 1911, to
an indebtedness therein mentioned, in
favor of T. R. Henderson, A. F. (Bird
ner, R. V. Bollard and W. M. 1 larmier,
secured upon flic hereinafter described
land, and which deed of trust i» record*
page 233 in trust deed book No. f)
of the records of deeds of trust of Le
flore County, Mississippi, refe
which is hereby made, default having
been made in the payment of the in
debtedness mentioned in said deed of
trust, I will, at the request of the
holder and owner of said indebtedness,
on the first Monday of August, the
fourth day of said month, 1913, in
front of the Court House door, i
city of Greenwood, Mississippi, offer
for sale, as the law' directs, to the
highest bidder for cash, within legal
hours, the following described property
towit:
The southeast quarter, SE], of Sec
tion 28, the west half of the southwest
quarter, W ! of KW',, and the southeast
quarter of the southwest quarter, SF' r
of the SW|, of Section 29, and the X
west half, WJ, and the west half of [J
the northeast quarter, W| of NE} and
the northeast quarter of the northeast
quarter, NEJ of NE;, of Section 32, all
in Township 20, Range 2 West, Leflore
County, Mississippi. Said sale will be
made to satisfy said indebtedness and
all costs of sale.
Witness my signature, this the 17th
day of June, A, D. 1913.
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HARRIS L. RAY,
Trustee.
NOTICE OF BOND SALE.
Notice is hereby given that the
Board of Supervisors of Leflore
county, Mississippi, will on the 1st
Monday of August, 191.*5, receive
and open sealed bids for the sale
of the $100,000.00 Road Improve
ment Bonds, authorized to be is
sued at the June, 1913, Term of
said Board, as shown bv the min
utes of said Board in Minute Book
(j, page 619.
Said bonds to be of $500.00
each in serial numbers from 1 to
2(K>, bearing 5 per cent, interest,
payable semi-annually.
Given under my hand and offi
cial seal this the 7th day of July, i
A. D. 1913.
A. R. BEW,
Clerk of the Board of Supervisors]
of Leflore County, Mississippi, !
Delta Machine Works
Greenwood, Ml3s.
General Contract Shop.
New and Second-Hand Ma-|
chinery, I
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BUCK'S MB ta lit
The Old Standard, General Tonic, Drives out Malaria
Enfkhe * ,hc Bl ood an <* Builds up the Whole System,
FOR GROWN PEOPLE AND CHILDREN.
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It i*; a combin;
•n of QriNINIÀ and IRON
that
vigor to Ntusimr Mot!» >•
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wru.n .....t purin.-» the- i- « 1 . a:
full\ suengtlu'ii
î the hot summer.
and fort.:
the svstern to
stand the denies
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Arouses the liver to
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perfection in manufacture, and lies
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KITCHEN RESULTS come easily,
because you ALWAYS have the
same uniform HIGH quality.
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For Sale hy J. F. MELTON
ASK YOUR OKAMat I OR DAINTY.
GREENWOOD GROCERY CO.f
i WHOLESALE («IKS.
OUR SPECIALTIES:
* Provisions, drain, If MV, FlOUr, Meal, Baggltlg & I ICS
Office: Opposite Y. & M. V. Depot.
J Wat chouses : On Southern and Y. & M. V. Tracks.
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C. A. WII SON, President
WILSON BANKING CO.
Doing a General Banking Business
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GREENWOOD, MISSISSIPPI.
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CARROLLTOM AVf \UL.
Next Door to Swift 6, Co., olio on Howard Street
-—DEALERS IN-
GRAIN AND ALE KINDS
Feed Stuff, Hay, Meal and Flour, and heat MoIiushoh Food on the market.
Poultry Feed of all kind«. Wo handle the celebrated Purina Checker
Board Brand of Feed«.
We have larg«* contracta for Meal and Feed and can aeli an cheap aa the
mills. We want to do business with small and large buyers.
WANT THE PLANTERS BUSINESS.
Can make quick deliveries, and will deliver to any part of the city.
Will buy Corn and Peas at market price. If you want Ear C
make you prices. Call Phone 356, or write us for prices.
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CODEN, ALA.
Via MOBILE 8r. OHIO PATLROAD. Low round trip fare*! from Jackson, Tenn., Citronelle,
Ala., and intermediate agency n'otirtnu. Ticket» on sale for all trains on Sunday, April 6th,
13, and each Sunday thereafter to ond including October 12th, and for all trains leaving
Meridian, Mist»., Ci»rond!« t Ala., and »nt.erine<l:ate stations before 12.00 o'clock
Mondays following Sunday« in above rwri'xl. G ■■*1 for return to original starting point
tlie 7th or 10th clay from date of aalt-, according to furc at which sold.
FINE FISHING; *a!t water bathing; boating and driving. Ample Hotel Accommodation».
zz:z; : zz F</r iiltutrated and descriptive pamphlet, showing exact fare«, names of
H'/tels, etc., apply t o Ticket Af'enta, Mobile fit Ohio Railroad, or write G. E. ALLEN, Traveling
Passenger Agent . Jackson, Tenn., G. A. GRIFFIN,Traveling Pasvenger Agent, Meridian, Miss.#
HARVEY E. JONES, General Agent Passenger Department, Mobile, Ala.
SEND US YOUR JOB WORK.
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