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NEEDS NO BOOSTING—It has made its reputation in the field. WIDE LIGHT WEIGHT HANGE OF SIZES. BIG FOR BIG FARMS AND SMALL CAPACITY LIGHT POWER TO RUN L FARMS Everywhere the McBEE THRESHER has made good. For the man with the six horse engine or for the man with the thirty horse engine we have a thresher of proper size. The McBEE THRESHER with slight change in equipment threshes peas from the vires, as well as oats, wheat, etc. Prices range from $160.00 up, depending on size. McBEE ENGINE & IMPLEMENT CO. MEMPHIS, TENN.—LEXINGTON, MISS. O O HORSES 1 MULES * > < • «> * • AT WAR PRICES * ' We have a fresh Car Mules, 4 to 6 years old, $85 00 to $135.00; same class mules sold $135 to $200 last season; *tis getting late and we want to sell quick; COME AND SEE US. « - < > i > • • ( > < ■ WILSON & FLY. GRENADA. MISS. HI Î INMAN'S STABLE, PHONE 115. fresh Car Just Arrived, Also Some Good Horses. t 1 i* * DELTA CONSTRUCTION CO i t J. H. SMITH, Manager 1 GENERAL CONTRACTORS i SATISFACTION GUARANTEED. 4 4 Phohe 489. Greenwood, Miss. 1 -* ♦ E9 Ed h x— jj ga—m at A Telephone for Every Farmer Do yOll want one? We will tell you how to get it at small cost. Fill out and return this coupon today. CUMBERLAND TEL. & TEL. CO. INCORPORATED. Please send me your free booklet describing your plan for farmers' telephone service at small cost. Name.. R. F. D. No.. Town and State. Address FARMERS' LINE DEPARTMENT Cumberland Telephone and Telegraph Company incorporated. No. 171 South Pryor St.. Atlanta» Ga. ! GREENWOOD 6R0GERY GO. I WHOLESALE GROCERS. * j OUR SPECIALTIES: : : Provisions, Grain , Nay , Flour, Meal , Bagging 6t 7 ies ♦ Opposite Y. ét M. V. Depot. \ Office : \ [ Warehouses : On Southern and Y. & M. V. Tracks. GREENWOOD, MISS. i 4S»4» S ' ,# <» 44444 A44A4 #<4 >444v 4 4*»444 4' Shelby S. Stkklx. Vice-Prea, & M*r. THE DELTA INSURANCE & REALTY A6ENGY, 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 Companie» of ; the world. Would be glad to quote you rates on any and all PHONE 167 • classes of Insurance. m , • SCHLATER ITEMS. but bit ing ' don Farmers need rain. Mrs. B. H. Bacon is on the sick list, but we are glad to note an improvement in her condition. The building operations in our little city bring a good many strangers here. A Suffragette delivered an in teresting lecture at King's Daught ers hall on last Monday. A goodly number were present to listen to the lady discuss this interesting subject. Thursday was a big day in Schlater. On that day there was a demonstration of the Cotton Cleaning machinery installed in the plant of the Schlater Gin Co. A big dinrter was served and an all round good time isrepoited by all present. The approaching marriage of Mr. Equen to Miss Anderson has caused quite a flutter in society. Both of these young people are popular and have the best wishes of a host of frieryis. A large force of men are at work cleaning away the debris on the East side preparatory to re building. Next fall Schlater can boast of as fine business houses as there is in the county. to the the if of the of terly tion ing be with take the . was of as by ed -o for Rent. Furnished Room, with private bath. Apply to this office. f o FORD CAR FOR SALE. 1915 Ford Touring Car, been run by lady about 6 weeks, good as new. Terms cash. Apply at The Commonwealth. -o FOR SALE BARGAIN. Small farm and growing crop 177 acres with 140 acres in cultivation, sandy loam land, high and drains well. Improvements, six tenant houses, barns and outhouses, orchard composed of 9 Peach Trees, 2 Apple Trees, 2 English Walnut Trees, all bearing. Shade, 2 Cedar Trees, 4 Magnolia Trees located 10 miles south of Greenwood on a pub lic road, and on the banks of a fine fishing lake. Good title furnished. For price and terms write to Post Office Box 522, Greenwood, Miss. be of •o COAL. Why should not an old, strong, relia ble home Company have your patron age instead of a foreign brokerage con cern? We can supply your coal al ways at competitive prices, terms, quality and good service from our three big mines, the Providence Mining Com pany, Providence, Kentucky. We respectfully solicit your consid eration. Morrison Coal Company, Jackson, Miss. as it >, binar ksiiuaiias Won't Cure inures Citi %. u,t,. of how Ion andine The worst cases, no tna ■re cured by the wonderful, old reliable Dr. Porter's Antiseptic Healinjr Oil. Pain and Heals at the same time. It relieves 25c, 50c. jX-flC o VÎSITING CARDS -Engravedor print ed at the right prices. Send The Com mofiwealth your orders. Special atten tion also given to Wedding Invitations, Announcements, etc. -o MRS. MARY B. PORT WOOD. After an illness of several weeks, Mrs. Mary B. Portvvood passed away Tuesday night at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Cicero Wilson, on Seventh street, south. Mrs. Portwood, whose maiden name was Blewett, was an aunt of Miss Harrison, and the funeral was held from Miss Mary Harri son's residence on Seventh street, yesterday afternoon at 4 o'clock conducted by Rev. Richardson, of the Second Baptist church. Inter ment took place at Friendship cemetery. The following gentlemen acted as pall bearers: Messrs. C. L. Lincoln, S. B. Johnston, W. G. Ottley, P. H. Wakefield, F. M. Leigh, E. S. Donnell, C. L. Wood and W. C Gunter. Those on the flower committee were: Mesdames B. L. Owen, E. T. Sykes and Mrs. T. J. Locke, Sr. —Columbus Commercial, 23rd inst. * > J. O. METCALF. Mabel, Mo. «After 1 Using I Périma 1 Many I Years I < > .ft. •V-, I can say that Para na Is a fine remedy for catarrh and dis eases of the tonsils and many other ailments. It is manufactured by a well known company, who are perfectly reliable. ; < * ! r A Tnmle wtthgUght lax. ' A lOIKittve qualities. "I have noticed a great many others taking this remedy, and I have yet failed to see a case where the continued use of Peru na did not complet# a sat isfactory cur# la reason abl# tim#," « HUMOR OF THE GREAT WAR. There is not much to relieve the somberness and sadness of the war, but here and there one may detect aL bit of humor in the situation. As an example of this, we note that Ger many accuses the British of not tak ing the war seriously enough and of treating it as a sport. And then, to match this charge, we have the Lon- ! ' don Times replying in aH seriousness To read to the German criticism, the Times one would conclude that the English revel in the reputation, if not in the possession, of a spirit of frivolity. It has been so long since the British people have been accused of being merry that they are actually delighted even when their most bit terly hated enemy points the accusing finger, says St. Paul Dispatch, stead of "damning them with faint praise," the Germans have praised the English with faint damns, and the Times can hardly conceal its satisfac tion over it. The thing is so pleas ing to the British that we need not be surprised to hear that the Asquith government has approached the kaiser with offers of an entente cordiale to take the place of the present unsavory tussle between these two foes who ought to be friends. In Though France and Germany have long maintained government studs for the production of cavalry horses, Eng land, with no such establishment, was able to lay hands on about as many serviceable ani"*, of this type as either of the continental countries . .. , , , . . when war suddenly broke out. Much ... . .... credit for this condition of things was due to the ancient British sport of fox hunting, which employs many thousands of well-bred horses admir ably suited to the needs of the army. The hunting "counties" were all but stripped of them when the crash came, as many as two hundred from on* hunt having been taken. Grays and light roans were about the only ones left. It is estimated that twenty thou sand hunters were commandeered. Without these horses the war depart ment would have been seriously de layed in fitting out the expeditionary force which has done such brilliant work under General French. Time was of vital importance, and the hunters were ready on a moment's notice. All were bred and developed by private enterprise, saving the government countless thousands of dollars which must have been expend ed to produce and maintain them un der the continental system. The greatest marble-producing In dustry in the world is no longer to be found in the famous Carrara dis trict of Italy, but in Vermont, where one of the richest veins in the world stretches in an irregular line across the state. So great is the production of marble in this section that the in ; habitants hav-» lost much of their ap preciation >, its value, and use it for such humble and utilitarian purposes as paving, underpinning for barns, hitching posts, stepping stones and This drinking troughs for horses, vein is about 47 miles long, from ! 1,650 to 2,200 feet in width, and from it is being taken in enormous quanti ties white marble, that is equal to the finest Italian marble, as well as an endless variety of blue, yellow, green and jet-black marbles. A 50 per cent saving in the time of passage from San Francisco to New York was effected by the Panama canal in the first trip of a vessel routed by the new wnterway. The Pleiades sailed from San Francisco on July 27, stopped a day in Los An geles, and was held four days at Bal boa, at the western entrance of the canal, waiting for the waterway to She reached New York on open. August 26, thus taking 31 days in all for the voyage, or 26 days' actual traveling time. By the Magellan route the trip generally requires from sixty-two to sixty-five days, and is at tended, at the southern point of the trip, by unusual storm dangers. The alleged auto thief who said he stole bicycles from boys to get gasoline to run a stolen automobile, declared he regretted depriving the little fellows of their property, but it was necessary in order to obtain, his object. This plea sounds very fa miliar in light of recent world events. It may become popular. The advice of the government for Americans to refrain from European tours at present would seem super fluous were it not for the too well substantiated fact that there is a class of Americans who go to Europe hunting trouble and then yell for the Stars and Stripes when they find it - ! Revelations that clinging skirts were worn 5,500 years ago and that the split skirt was common in Sparta merely prove anew that the eternal j will be glad to learn that the gently sikhs s ibsist almost exclusively on rice. feminine is unchanged. Ardent advocates of vegetarianism , And Other drug habit?, alco Hoi and tobacco addictions noi ana looacco aaaictions can be successfully treated i and Cured at home No oat- ' ana curea ax nome. rio pax ent nostrums. Write for full particulars, the evidence etc., Lock Box No. 574, Memphis, Tennessee, MORPH NE ' COMING ATTRACTIONS AT THE GREENWOOD THEATRE. aL ! "The Goose Girl," which is to be the offering at the Greenwood Theatre on Monday, May 3d, is entirely different in atmosphere and surroundings from any of the other productions offered by the Jesse L. Lasky Feature Play Co. With Marguerite Clark in the title role of a lost princess it represents the very acme of romanticism. Countless audi ences are bound to acclaim with joy the "absolute difference" of this film. By attending the picture show- at the Greenwood Theatre Tuesday, May 4th, you will find out who the "Clutching Hand" is. Episode No. 14 concludes the first "Exploits of Elaine," which has proven to be one of the greatest Serials ever produced. Then a new "Exploits of Elaine" will follow every Tuesday. In the new releases will be found added talent in the person of Ed win Arden who is recognized as a Star of the first magnitude. The Exploits of Elaine will ever be regarded as the pioneer film of a new era in detective stories. See every re lease. WHO PAYS? "THE PRICE OF FAME." First drama in a series of twelve on vital questions of life, featuring Ruth Roland and Henry King, Greenwood Theatre, every Thursday, commencing May 6 th. In this series of photo plays with a purpose, the conventional, sugar 'and-they-lived-happily-ever ^ ^ "" 'endirgs are relegated to the fair, , . . , .. , m, tales from which they emerged. The !.. . ... .. „ , , * thin veneer of civilization is washed j away in the fountain of Truth. Human ity is stripped of its doting delusions. Truth walks naked. If you see the first installment you are sure to see every one. Edward Abeles, the hero and star of "After Five," the Lasky screen com edy, strives to 'beat' a life insurance company by arranging to get killed 'by accident,' leaving the proceeds of his death to the girl he loves. But circum stances arise which alter cases. Then he has to fight against the destruction he has already planned for himself! By ali means see this humorous offering, on Friday, May 7th. If you want to see motion pictures of genuine quality then go to the Green wood Theatre and view the various pro ductions. Marvelous strides have been made in the silent photoplays and to day they are recognized not only as a means of recreation and amusement, but as an educational factor as well. One thing you want to bear in mind is that the Greenwood Theatre is thor oughly ventilated and absolutely clean. The concrete floor is washed frequent ly and every precaution is taken tokeep ; the inside of the building, and eyen the premises adjacent, in a sanitary condi tion. •o METHODIST MISSIONARY SOCIETY The Methodist Missionary Society ! will hold its regular monthly business meeting next Monday afternoon. The topics for the afternoon will be "Our Industrial School in Soochow China" and "The Church and Labor." Dora Otis one of our missionaries nected with the school reports it in a New additions Miss con flourishing condition, have been made and as so many have applied for admission, the extra space will soon be filled. School has been meeting the spiritual as well as the physical need of its wo The native Bible women who are The Industrial men. teaching in the new, are fine examples Christian womanhood, uneducated Chinese women who attend the school are slow of comprehension, they gradually get from the daily Bi ble study and Chapel services the fun damental truths of the Bible and ab sorb them into their lives. Two of the women are now in the Hayes-Wilkins Bible School preparing for regular Bi ble woman's work. Although the Publicity Supt. W. M. S. ADAM CARRUTH Painter and Paper Hanger, Kalsomining and Decorating Estimates Furnished on Request. Telephone 249. Greenwood, Miss. -o Subscribe for Memphis News Scimitar, 10c per week, delivered, Busam & Harris, agents, at The Commonwealth. home from Meridian, very much improved in health, and will now ! actively resume his campaign for -o Mr. J. E. Dennis has returned Tax-Assessor, In the District Court of the United j States for the Northern District of Mississippi. In the matter of Godsey & Company, bankrupt.—In bankruptcy, creditors of Godsey & Co. BANKRUPTCY NOTICE. of Itta Bena, Miss., in the County of Leflore and District aforesaid, a bankrupt. ' Notice is hereby given that on the 19th day of April A. D. 1915, the said Godsey & Co. was duly adjudged a bankrupt, and that the first meeting of his creditors will be held at Greenwood, Miss., in Whittington & Osborn's office <> n the 11th day of May, A. D. 1915, at 9 q>c j oc j [ j n f oren 0 on, at which time i the said creditors may attend, prove ' their claim8 » a PP° int a trustee, ex I am j ne the bankrupt, and transact such Other business as may properly come id meeting. e 29th day of April A. D. 1915. J. D. MAGRUDER, Referee, Tunic», Mi*». before This Greenwood Theatre MONDAY. MAY 3rd. ss> £ X & y Ü -s* itel .ÿs \v jggjpf/ ■<SS$ » 'iite \N\V. : y? •y niK MW «m. y s » ;! ■ ' •v: /,v -. C' V JESSE. L. LASKY PRESENTS The Most Fascinating American Star MARGUERITE CLARK (Courtesy of the Famous Flayers Film Co ) IN THE INCOMPARABLE ROMANCE II u Founded on Harold McGrath's Internationally Famous Novel of the Same Name. Picturized by arrangement with the pub lishers The Bobbs-Merrill Company. - - The Drama of a Stolen Princess and a Valiant Young King in Realms of Romantic Fiction. Greenwood Theatre Friday, May 7th a lfl * ; V ' ê ■s? raj * m M : ■X: ■V ß-K fr m '■r ■ Hr Wk s $ .£• frv % - : i& •< s- . 4/1 11 mWmi «ip if fir. X ■fSL m i SV. m S*"- • ft /jSÈ '"■C SK Mß. mm : - : : mi '.i;. JESSE L. LASKY PRESENTS Broadway's Most Humorous Comedy Artist for EDWARD ABELES IN The Most Amazing Series of Comedy Complica tions Ever Devised, Entitled of Co. P P AFTER FIVE I I a the said of office at 9 i time > prove ; ex- i such come Founded on the Successful Play of That Name by CECIL R. AND WM. C. DeMILLE Not a Screen Farce, but an Indescribably Laughable picturization of a Genuinely Humor ous Dramatic Hit. 1915.