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l Reliable Local Newspaper. OUR MOTTO: BE JUST AND FEAR NOT. J. L. GILLESPIE, Editor and Publisher. VOL. XVIII—NO. 38. GREENWOOD, LEFLORE COUNTY, MISSISSIPPI, FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 25, 1914. Subscription, $1.50 Pkr Year. * j 6BEEHWOOD THEATRE. TUESDAY. SEPTEMBER 29. 4 4 4 4 4 /u *• 4 mm. s * 4 m * m 4 » 4 ri 4 Lite;' 4 ? - . * Wi 4 i K ? >aJ ÄT* ■mrm $||p HP?! *: * i ■m I i •* -, V * m m 4 $m '?SV . a *yggs , * 4 a v ' r ,->: >V f 4 : v'-' mpf: 4 4 : < ' ipRi; gM 4 4 f.V'V u. it « M&s-m f 4 r V 4 PI*:« *a '<, 'A . • 4 > ; m 'V ,y.' V./ MMimL m 4 4 «2» kC ^ - ? i m I »I dh Ï : : # 4 4 I m * X ■Mm m s i % ■ \) \ CL ' 4 4 Li» wm c ec: 4 4 r t . a SSfe, Urn , f WÊmrnk ri fi m 4 4 % \ M VJ m ''ttt \ il V >V m V ' V -:.y. 4 4 m 4.A * f ri ' '1 jb «riM\ 4 4 m a rt ■B CM : I ï j 4 4 ü ■i ■riiM A %,'f 4 4 \ mi iX 4 m « / bbses EtelixESa V 4 4 4 4 44 THE RED WIDOW 9) 4 4 4 4 i m 4> 4 a 4 4 50 Frolicking Funsters and 2 Sixty-Foot Car Loads of Scenery. SEATS ON SALE SATURDAY, SEPT. 26th, 8 A. M. Ail tickets-reserved for Greenwood people must be paid for by twelve o'clock, noon, the day of the show. Otherwise they will go on sale again. Exceptions made for out-of-town patrons. : : : : CURTAIN 8:30 SHARP. 4 4 PRICES 50c TO $1.50. 4 4 , 4 4* * r * NO PERSON WILL BE SEATED DURING ACTS. 4 % *$• 4* 4* *4 *$* *f* 4* 4* 4* 4* 4 ^ 4* 4 *$* 4* 4* 4 4* 4* 4* *4 4* 4* 4* *4 4 *4 4 *4 *4 ^ 4 fHUUUUHUUUHUHHUMHHHUHVI t * OVER 1500 SAMPLES TO ; t PICK THAT t t FALL SUIT FROM t t 0 # A LOOK AT OUR LINE WILL THOROUGHLY CONVINCE YOU THAT WAR PRICES EXIST. t t I We Tailor Clothes absolutely to your.own desires. t ■ Featuri ng individuality and distin cti on in ev ery way. We dso make Bal macan, Shirts, and Rain Coats of the better grade. Call and inspect our line. : : W MAKE CLOTHES THAT SATISFY j Cleaning, Pressing and Repairing MARKET STREET t t yy u PHOlfE 485 • • • • • • I SHULER & ANDERSON i mm ,;ri a* : jv • > ;, I FOX HOUND RACE Will Be a Big Feature at Tri-State Fair. Hounds W ill Start Opposite Grand Stand and Continue Around the Old Race Course, Finishing Under a Wire at Starting Point. A feature of cousideraljb sequence at the Memphis Tri- ; State Fair, from September 26 to j October 3, will be a fox hound j race. Several experienced hounds have been entered and will make the mile distance over the race course without being forced to chase a fox. The only thing to guide them will be their masters' horns. Men will be stationed at various'points around the track und blow blastN from the regular fox hunting horns, and this will spur the dogs on in their chase until the wire is reached at the starting point. All hounds are experienced. They have been trained for this race and it is expected to be one of the most exciting events of the fair meeting. President A. L. Parker, of the Tri-State Fair association, says, so far as he knows, it. is the first race of its kind ever planned, and he believes every dog will strive to make It as realistic as possible by endeavoring to rcuch the wire first. in Hundreds of people can recall fox hunting days of yesteryears. While the sport is still in exis tence, it has long since been abol ished in many parts of the coun try, and thousands of young peo ple are living today who have never witnessed real fox hounds at work. The, fair association in staging a fox hound race believe it will be as much of an educational fea ture as one devoted to pleasure and they propose to make it a leading event at the fair by hav ing such races every afternoon. Leading hounds from Tennessee and Mississippi kennels will '.be found in competition at the fair. Anyone owning a first class hound can enter provided it is attended to at once. If you or your neigh bors own one enter him with ih-ank D. Fuller, Secretary of the Fair. PLENTY OF MUSIC Big Tri-State Fair at Memphis Will Have Daily Concerts in the Qrand Stand. Prof. White's military hand will furnish music for the Tri State Fair at Memphis, September 26 to October 3. Prof. White an nounces that it will he composed of forty pieces, and that nothing but the highest class music will be played at the daily concerts in the grand stand. Prof. White is best known as leader of A1 Chymia Temple hand of Mystic Shrine. lie has fur nished music for the city at all parks for two seasons and those who have heard him are loud in praising his band. Besides the daily band concerts, there will be fre? vaudeville acts before the grand stand, beginning each afternoon at 2 o'clock. Many novelties will be produced, mak ing it aa good a show as any one would see for 50 cents. Don't forget to come to the big Tri-State Fair and Exposition this year, Uteap fares on all railroads. self a rubber balloon, a whistle and o have your fortunes told. Let's all take in this fair this year, for, while it is in Memphis, we feel like it is our fair, because, after all, we have helped to build it up, 1 and we are going to help make it greater. : PIKE SHOW AT THE FAIR WILL BE BEST EVER SEEN IN MEMPHIS ; j j i Unquestionably the best pike show ever seen in Memphis will be givet) at the Tri-State Fair, Sep tember 26 to October 3. Arrange ments are made for this show which the management insures to be the cleanest, most instructive and generally entertaining thut is "on the road." A pike to a good fair is just what an elephant is to a lirst elass circus, and is looked upon as 1 ho "monkey cage'' by the young sters who crave for the time they can go arm in arm down the broad pathway between the shows tak ing in the siglils. There will be the fat lady, the bearded lady, the tallest man and the smallest woman, the giant horse, a snake eater, trained fleas, a wild west show, the Maze, wherein some folks get and can't find their way out. Among tin trained animals will be u cage of monkeys that live like folks. They have their beds, cook their meals and sit about with their babies as if they were one of us. All this will please thp children and the admission prices will be so low anyone cun afford to go. From the pike there will he a roadway leading towards the big exhibit balls fringed on eae.h side with booths, where smiling dollies can he secured by turning a wheel and striking a certain number. There will be the gypsy fortune teller, dressed in bright red and green colors, tile fellow offering to pay if he can't guess your weight, and, above all, the man with the red balloons. All this goes to make up a fair, and with out them tilings would be dull enough. The management of the fair an nounces special rest rooms for ladies provided in most every ex hibit hall, 'but more especially in the woman's building, whore will he found everything delightful to women. Don't forget the dates, Septem ber 26 to October 3. Low rail road rates from your town to Memphis. Come down and have a good time. POLO GAMES TRI-STATE FAIR well. It will be worth going miles to sec. Come down to the fair For the first time in the history of the South, there is going to be a polo game played in Memphis during the Tri-State Fair, Septem ber 26 to October 3. Most everyone has read about polo games, but few have wit nessed them. They are games for the millionaires, but the manage ment of the Tri-State Fair be lieves there is nothing too good for its friends, therefore arrange ments have been made to stage these games daily in front of the big grand stand. Polo is one of the most exciting games played on the face of the earth today. Not only must men he fully trained, but their hörse» must understand the game as and enjoy it. 1 AGRICULTURAL EXHIBIT AT THE TRI-STATE FAIR Will Be Largest Ever Seen in the South. County Prises Will Be Distributed Among Winners of Any County Excepting Those That Have Won First Prizes at Former Fails—Memphis Fairs. i The agricultural exhibition at the great Tri-State Fair in Mem phis, September 26 to October 3, will be the largest ever staged in the South. All counties that have won first prizes at former Memphis fairs will not he permitted to enter for a prize, and in as much as the fuir is given in Shelby county, there will be no home competi tion. Any county in Mississippi, Ten nessee, Arkansas or West Ken lucky and North Alabama will be entitled to enter for the big prizes ns follows: Rest county exhibit on display, 4300 ; second best, $260 ; third best, $200; fourth best, $150; fifth best, $100; sixth best, $75. To each addi tional county making an exhibit worthy of mention a prize of $50 will he paid. For the bi-Bt county exhibit from each of the states sending it, there will bo a prize of $50 given, and the winner will be judged as the champion county of that state. Armn-'ementfl have been made to furnish free exhibition booths. Decorations for exterior of the booths will be free, but each ex hibitor will be asked to arrange and decorate the interior of his booth, same always to he of agri cultural products. Decorations und arrangements will add great ly in points awarding prizes, bnt the products must be the best grown in 1914 and from an indi vidual residing in the county from which they are entered. Awards will 'be made on vari ety of field, farm and orchard and garden products. Exhibits may he shipped to the secretary of the Tri-Htate Fair at Memphis and cost of shipment must be paid. Upon request from exhibitor, the products will be returned—that is, such as are not perishable. The exhibitors must take care of their exhibits after they have been installed or provide such means. Resides the county exhibits, there are various other prizes for farm, garden, orchard and all products grown. The best way to be fully informed about this is to write the Tri-State Fair at Memphis for a premium list. Balloon Ascensions at the Tri-State Fair Believing that aeroplanes have become «tale enough to revive the old-time balloon ascensions, the management of the Tri-State Fair at Memphis, September 26 to Oc tober 3, announces having en gaged several crack men and women for this work, are in a position to offer splendid amuse ments for the old and young. Wateh for them daily.