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kji If you are without insurance, it is either carelessness, neg lect or oversight. We are try ing here to call your attention to a most important matter. Show your appreciation by call ing today. OVER BARNWELL & ASHCRAFT • —~ n 3# ,/jy TPi-nsm r I JIM fH ©*2 *iî we AT 5C IN eo* FOR SALE—Fine combination horse, 5 years old, for sale cheap, WANTED-MEN TO learn selling nd of our business. If you desire to arn over $125 per month, our proposi ion will interest you. Central Petrol Co., Cleveland, Ohio. Apply at this office. ■urn Porter's Headache Tablets guar anteed to relieve headache or neuralgia. No danger. Price 10c at Wilkinson's or Quinn's. FOR RENT—Furnished room room and board tor couple. Phone 681 for further particulars. ir FOR RENT—115 acres good land, on Bushahatchie plantation, 2 miles from Greenwood. See bAM'L J. STEIN. WANTED—Position as sales [mau in store. First-class refer [ences given. Address "W", care lot this office. See J. E. Hardesty for Good Old Chenoweth Mules Cheap, lumber shed, on Southern railroad, south of Ice Plant. See J. E. Gayden for Good Old Chenoweth Mules Cheap, liirnbershed, on Southern railroad, south of Ice Plant. + 4 *k For Weakness and Loss of Appetite Tlie Old Standard amoral strmathrning tonic, r.KOVE'S TASTELESS chill 'TONIC, drives out Malaria and builds up the system. A true tonic and sure Appetizer, Err adults and children, 50c. son its the Warner Wells, Sec'y A Treat Shelby S Steele, Pres, S. L Gwin, Ylce-Pres 1HE DELIA INSURANCE d 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 Writing 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. he to PHONE 167 f wv%w i. DIAMONDS ? t We can show yon loose, mounted in gold, mounted in platinum or any other way you might prefer. Rings, brooches, solitaires, bar pins, lavallieres, dinner rings, bracelets, tie clasps and almost everything else in diamond mounted jewelry we have in unlimited assort ment and goods new from the desingers and most correct and artistic in every respect. If you wish a diamond, or diamond jewelry, goods and prices will surely interest you. We ask you to compare both our goods and prices with those of our competitors and then decide where you can buy best and cheapest JEWELRY. Our display of rich and beau tiful Art Gooe s is our pride and we have on display not only high priced wares but our stock embraces goods of all values, high and low, and all of them represent the best goods obtainable for the amount invested. t K. t t our t ■t ART GOODS. t In newest designs and all the latest novelties we wish to show you. Our line will interest you, both from the standpoint of beauty and variety, but considering price as well. i t t Watches and Chains, Lavallieres, Little Finger Rings, Silver Mesh Hags, Dinner Rings, Hrooches and Bar Pins, Vest Chains and Fobs Scarf Pins and Tie Clasps, Cameo Brooches Rings, Wrist Watches, Etc. * w t Mail Orders Always Have Especial Attention £ ; A. WEILER & GO. t THE RELIABLE JEWELERS < GREENWOOD, - MISSISSIPPI. mwvm / ■ 1 I Miss Susie Belle Pettey and Mr. Will H. Harper were married at j the Baptist church in this city last Wednesday evening. It was one I of the prettiest weddings ever wit nessed here, a full account of ! which will appear in The Com monwealth next week. Miss Mayhew, one of our pop j ular and talented teachers, and Mr. R. F. McLellan, of Philipp, Miss., were united in marriaee at ! the home of Mr. and Mrs. Chas. Glover, in Memphis, Thursday evening at 8:30 o'clock. A beauti ful reception followed, after which Mr. and Mrs. McLellan left for New Orleans. w * * WANTED—Position as planta- 1 tion manager; seven years expe rience; best references given; am single and willing to start on small salary until I can shov what I am worth. Address, G. W. Shannon, Greenwood, Miss. Our good friend, Mr. J. T. Flan agan, remembered ÿe editor again last week by bringing us a bucket of choice Rocky Mountain oysters. Tom always knows how to do the nice thing by his friends. Rev. Geo. B. Myers and family, of Little Rock, were summoned here the first of the week by the illness of Mr. Alex. Henderson— who, we are pleased to note, is improving. Mr. and Mrs. R. H. Barrett were here Sunday and Monday. Use Reach-the-Spot Liniment for bruises, sprains, enlarged joints, pain in back or side. Ab solutely guaranteed to do the work, 25c. At Wilkinson's and Quinn. W. M. PETEET FOR MAYOR To the Voters of Greenwood: It shall be my policy to deal . .. .. ... .. „ charitably with all young offen ders as their needs may require the reformatory rather than the prison; to make it uncomfortable for loafers and never do wells; tramps and beggars will also have, attention; To increase the city s revenue at the expense of willful or chronic offenders; To give special attention to complaints from ladies of the town, will al-. ways be subject to tneir com mands; will give close attention ! tothecity streets their drainage, I open closed culverts, correct rough street crossings, cut off wasting water (expensive to both ; Water Commission and streets >,' to safeguard the important street corners, to prevent collisions or other mishaps, and to take tne needed stitch m time on all occa sions; to work out some eco nomic plan by which our paved s reets can be cleaned and kept clean; to deal with the city s finances after consultation and the most careful considérât« n; to work in harmony with the police force for the best interests of the community. Your vote and support will be appreciated. Respectfully, W. M. PETEET. WARNING. Notice is hereby given the pub lic that at a regular meeting of Mayor and Board of Aldermen on 13th inst., that an ordinance was duly passed by a unanmious vote, imposing a maximum fine of $100 and 30 days sentence in city jail upon any person convicted of turning in a False Fire Alarm in the city of Greenwood. This offense has been committ ed very frequently since the in stallation of our new system, prob ably by some offenders through curiosity or a spirit of fun, but anyone can readily see upon a moment's reflection the evil re sults which may arise from a false alarm. The Board has offered a stand ing reward of $25.00 for informa tion leading to the arrest and con viction of any person for turning in a false alarm. It is my purpose to give such an offender the heaviest punish ment possible under our new or dinance. G. L. RAY, Mayor. Mrs. R. T. Jones, Mrs. C. M. Mel ton and Mrs. Will Mathews, en tertained with a beautiful tea on Tuesday afternoon at the palatial residence of Mrs. R. T. Jones, honoring Mrs. Gordon, of Jack son and Mrs. Lickfold, of Grenada. This home, already perfect in all its appointments, was made un usually pretty and attractive with cut flowers and ferns. In the receiving line were Mesdames Jones, Melton, Will Mathews, Lickfold, Gordon, Cunningham, Scruggs and Miss Susie Pettey. Quite a large number of ladies called and enjoyed the afternoon. Mrs. E. L. Montgomery, of Mad ison, and three children, after a pleasant visit to Mr. and Mrs. A. T. Montgomery at Malmaison, have returned to their home. This brought half of Judge Montgom ery's grand-children together and he enjoyed being with them sev eral days during their visit. "Fine Feathers" was presented to a packed house at the Green wood Theatre Wednesday night. The play was pretty good, but we have had better entertainments this season. To Cure a Cold In One Day Vak* LAXATIVE BROMO Quinine. >1 «tops the Cough and Headache and worka off the Cold. Drurglata refund money if it falle to cure. K. W. GROVB'8 aignature on each bos. 25c. Mr. and Mrs. B. G. Humphreys, Jr., of Memphis, visited relatives and friends here the past week. Porter's ECZEMALORE guar antees to cure eczema, pimples, poison oak, rash, toe itch, red nose, burning feet, dandruff, in sect bites. At Wilkinson's orQuinn. Mrs. Calhoon Wilson compli mented her sister, Mrs. B. G. Humphreys, of Memphis, with a beautifully appointed bridge lunch eon on Friday of last week. The books on Sex Hygiene, by Dr. W. S. Hall, who spoke at the Y. M. C. A. in Memphis Sunday, Jan. 4th, may be secured of Miss L. Stoddard for Y.M.C.A. Publish From "Youth Into Man hood" is especially recommended for the adslesçent boy. Drs. W. D. Wilson and R. E. Birdsong, of Schlater, were in the city on business Monday. Did you forget some of your friends at Christmas time? Send them a Pho tograph now. It 'will be appreciated. SPURRIER ft GIVENS, Makers of Quality Photograph*. ers. Editor W. H. Rucker was over from-Jtta Buna Monday. -r r- r .,. Carts Old It«*, «be won« cues, a* Wdatod gwMrttowdtod. Util* NOTICE TO J. Z. GEORGE CHAPTER The Chapter has decided to have „ chain of leas for the bene fit of its educational fund. One mem ber is to give a tea and in vjte ten i ad i eSt or more, each of those , adies p ves a tea and in ^ites ten ladies, or more, and so on unti , t he membership is ex halted. Those ladies who are not members of the Chapter are not expected to give teas. The admiss j 0 n is 25c. The first of the chain will be given at the homei ! of Mrs c E Wright, Tuesday, I Jan 20 th, from 3 to 5, to which all members 0 f the Chapter invited T en ladies will be se ; Jected to give the next ten teas. P | eaS!e p h 0 ne Mrs. Wright your accept ance. Wednesday, Jan. oist, the 90th Anniversary of Thomas J. (Stonewall) Jackson, (jhapter will present to the schoo , the portra it of L. Q. C. Lamar . The portrait will be pre sen t ed by Mrs. Whittington, His torian of Chapter, at the Chapel exerc j ses , n j ne o'clock; all mem bers and others invited to attend, XXX. are OFFICERS AND COMMITTEES OF KING'S DAUGHTERS. The following are the officers of the King's Daughters for 1914: Mrs. W. M. Wittington, leader; Mrs. J. L. Gillespie, vice-leader; Mrs. W. M. Peteet, sec'y; Mrs. A. Weiler, Treas. Hospital Committee—Mrs. W. T. Mathews, chairman; Mesdames W. R. Bell, W. S. Barry, J. E. Mann, Miss Flora Reiman. Charity Committee — Mrs. J. Gearhiser, chairman; Mesdames M. W. Stroud, W. I. Carr, C. J. Austin, M. Clarke, John Redditt, W. P. Weaver. Floral Committee—Mrs. W. B. Dickins, chairman; Mesdames Steve Arnold, W. A. Stinson, Arch Peteet, A. F. Gardner. Ways and Means Committee— Mrs. W. S. Hill, chairman; Mes dames Lewis Humphrey, T. M. Whetstone, R. F. Friermood, Miss Lucy McKay. 23 the Mr. and Mrs. Gid Montjoy, Sr., entertained Mesdames Gayden and Campbell, of Winona, and Misses Herring and Beall, of Greenwood, with a luncheon on Tuesday, Jan. 6th. + + + Messrs. Jess Bell and H. B. Owen —two of Pontotoc's substantial citizens—were in Greenwood the latter part of last week. The many friends of Gen. and Mrs. S. R. Keesler are congratu lating them upon the recent ar rival of another daughter in their home. Miss May Aldridge was the hostess of a bridge party Thurs day afternoon in honor of Mrs. Beatty, the guest of Mrs. George. of to ed in Mrs. Provine had a few friends for bridge on Wednesday after noon. The prize was won by Mrs. Stroud. Dainty refreshments were served. Mrs. L. N. Chandler and Miss Flora Reiman spent several days last week with Mrs. Swift, at her country home. Mrs. Dr. Harrison and Mrs. Gordon, of Jackson, are the guests of Mrs. R. T. Jones. Mrs. Webb entertained the mem bers of the Saturday card club last week. Col. W. L. Hemingway, of Jack son, visited the family of Mr. and Mrs. Gid Montjoy, Jr., this week. Mr. W. E. Smith, of Grenada, visited Dr. Frank H. Smith and family here this week. Hon. W. M. Whittington and wife visited Memphis last week. BEST COUGH MEDICINE FOR CHILDREN. "I am very gltd to say s few words in prtise of Chamberlsin's Cough Remedy" writes Mrs. Lids Dewey, Milwaukee, Wis. "I have used it for years both for my children and for my self and it never fails to relieve and cure a cough or cold, children should be without it as it gives almost immediate relief in eases of croup. Remedy is pleasant and safe to take, which is of great importance when a medicine must be given to young chil dren. For sale by all dealers. a E. No family with Chamberlain's Cough Mr. R. A. Joiner was down from Sunny Side on business Tuesday. To Prevent Blood Poisoning spply at once tit« wonderful old reliable D1 PORTER'S ANTISEPTIC HKALINO OU.,sauf fflcal dretsloar that relieves pals sad bsal* a« Um same Urne. Mo« s liniment. Os. He. tLMt FOR SALE. Bras new Ford Touring Car. Two extra outer casings and extra inper tubes, two sets chains. "Pltesto Ute" tank, etc., all for SÇÛQ. Apply at this office. TNCommonwoRMt^W C. E. JORDAN & CO. GREENVILLE, MISS. GREENWOOD, MISS. FURNITURE GENERAL HOUSE FURNISHINGS CABLE-PIANOS PRICES LOW Wc Lead, See Us For Bargains. QUALITY HIGH EASY PAYMENTS. C. E. JORDAN & CO. PHONE 64. 116 118 HOWARD STREET. Greenwood, Miss. J. T. SPIVEY, Mgr. H i l6HSCH00lwws l MARIIN ANDfRSlN.Jrt.ldltor 1 Mr. Peterson, our efficient manual training teacher rendered a very inter esting talk on Woodrow Wilson at the Scout Meeting last Sunday afternoon. Mrs. Sykes is teaching the Seventh Grade. The girl's basket ball team announce that they will have a game with either Greenville. Winona orClarksdale on the 23 of next month. Much interest is being manifested by the boys in basket ball at present. The much talked of preliminary league is well under way and a decisive improve ment is noted in the playing of all the team». A star team from each grade will be picked after this preliminary is finished and then these different teams will make up a stronger and more in teresting league. Mr. Hollinshead haa started hia night Gymnasium School and over twenty-five members have already enrolled for the present term. Mr. Robert Avery formerly of Mich igan has been enrolled upon our régis U*r« as a pupil of the Junior Class. We welcome Robert to our school and predict for him a pleasant new home. DANCE AT SMITH'S One of the most enjoyable evenings of the season was spent by the youn ger smart set last Friday night at the residence of Dr. and Mrs. Frank H. Smith on the River Front. About twelve couples and as many stags made up one of the moat success ful dances that this interesting crowd has yet had. The spacious parlor and the room adjourning it were thrown in to one and sufficient Hpace was provid ed for all the attendants to participate in their favorite pastime. Mr. Charles Harris, one of the bent dancers of this set, has the honor of bringing this crowd together and due credit is bestowed upon him for his tal ented services. i HIS STOMACH TROUBLES OVER. Mr. Dyspeptic, would you not like to feel that your Btomach troubles were over, that you could eat any kind of food you desired without injury? That may seem so unlikely to you that you do not even hope for an ending of your trouble, but permit us to assure you that it is not altogether impossible. If others can be cured permanently, and thousands have been, why not you? John R. Baker of Battle Creek, Mich,, is one of them. He Bays, "I was troubled with heartburn, indigestion, and liver complaint until I used Cham berlain's Tablets, then my trouble was over." Sold by all dealers. CARD OF THANKS. We wish to thank the many friends, members of the Presby terian Church and the K. of P. Lodge for their kindness and sympathy during our recent be reavement; also extend thanks for the many beautiful floral offer ings. MRS. CARRIE INLOW, and Family. STRAYED. From Sidon, Miss., on Friday, Dec. 26th, 1913, one Sorrel Horse, about 5 years old, weighs about 800 pounds and has large face. Any information leading to his recovery will be rewarded, dress, Ad L. B. SANDERS, Sidon, Miss. Messrs. W. G. Poindexter, E. B. Clark, J. L. Haley, Walter J Brown R. B. Schlater, W. A. Swift and others were here Monday attend ing the good roads convention. CHAMBERLAIN'S COUGH REMEDY This remdy baa no auperior for coughs and cold«. It la pleasant to take. It contains no opium or other narcotic. It always cures. For sale by all dealer*._ VISITING CARDS-Engravedor print ed at the right prices. Send The Com monwealth your ordert. Special atten tion also given to Wedding Invitations, The Commonwealth docs | the be«t prtatiog. WHENEVER YOU NEED 1 ME! TIC - ME GROVE'S The Old Standard Grove's Tasteless chill Tonic is Equally Valuable as a General Tonic because it Acts on the Liver, Drives Out Malaria, Enriches the Blood and Builds up the Whole System, For Grown People and Children. c'a Tasteless chill Tonic 'll known ■ what you are taking when you take G s the formula is printed on every label showing that it contains the 31, 1 C properties of yt'lNINH and IRON. It is as strong as the strongest bitter tonic and is in Tasteless Form. It has no equal tor Malaria, Chills and Fever, 1 loss of appetite. Give» life and vigor to Nursing Removes biliousness without purging. Arouses the liver to action and You ki t. Weakness, general debility Mothers and Pale, Mirklv Children. s depression ami low spirits. A True Tonic and Sure Appetiser. A Complete Strengthener. Relieves nerv purifies the blood. No family should be w itliout it. Guaranteed by your Druggist. Wc mean it. 30c. DAINTY FLOUR y ft. The REAL quality of flour b governed by the character ol the wheat itself. Buy a Hour PRO TECTED by our trade-mark, one of 35 years standing, and then you know that the best wheat was used and that it was carefully and in telligently milled. vr i S> /Mademoiselle Dainßi For Sale by .J. F. MELTON ASK YOUR DEALER FOR DAINTY. i GREENWOOD GROCERY GO. WHOLESALE 6R0CERS. OUR SPECIALTIES: Provisions, drain, Hay, Flour, Meal, Bagginft&lies Office: Opposite Y. & M. V. Depot. Waiehouses: On Southern and Y. & M. Y. Tracks. GREENWOOD, MISS. I r 0. A. WILSON, JR . Cashier G. A. WILSON. President WILSON BANKING CO. Doing a General Banking Business AT 204 HOWARD STREET. GREENWOOD, MISSISSIPPI. » iN^W McSHANE COTTON CO. to COTTON f ACTORS AND COMMISSION MERCHANTS GREENWOOD, MISSISSIPPI. WE TRY TO PLEASE.