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1 '•■■'- z. ' fy:' E.>% *■-■ # Ç®' Wi :# Sri : psg; ■ a WEALTH i a« J THE I "0UJ2 MOTTO: BE JUST J. L. GILLESPIE , Editor and Publisher. FEAR NOT. *» iî Reliable Local Newspaper . _ 7 Subscription, $1.50 Per Year. GREENWOOD, LEFLORE COUNTY USSIPPI, FRIDAY, MAY 7, 1915. VOL. 19-NO. 18. » DEATJJ OF J. M. LIDDELL. The following account of the death of Judge James M. Liddell, which occurred at his farm home near Pinamalayan, Mindoro, P. L, on the 4th day of last March, was clipped from the Manila Times, of March 5, 1915, and sent to Judge S. R. Coleman, of this city, who received it last Sunday —being the first information our people had of the sad event. Judge Liddell was a native of Carroll county, and about 25 years ago lived in Greenwood— practicing law here, and for a brief period edited the Valley • Flag published at that time in this place. During the period of his residence here he was perhaps the most popular citizen of Le flore county, and has many friends still living in this county. Judge Liddell was a brother of Mrs. John T. McCain, of this city, Dr. W. W. Liddell, of Carrollton, and of Mrs. James Somerville, of > Vaiden, and has a number of other relatives in both Carroll and Leflore counties, to whom we ex tend sympathy in their sad be reavement. A note on the margin of the newspaper clipping sent to Judge Coleman stated that "it is stated in a later paper that the daughter and son-in-law were found not to which is gratifying news to their rela Below is the account of Judge have cholera, and the family had been removed to Manila, 99 tives and friends here. Liddell's death as published in the Manila Daily Times: "Judge Liddell, formerly judge of the municipal court in Manila, died from cholera at his planta tion at Pinamalayan, Mindoro, on Thursday, and with the report of Judge Liddell's death came the news that his daughter and son in-law, Mr. and Mrs. Durks, now are suffering from the same mal ady. "Cholera broke out at Mindoro some time ago, and a health of ficer and inspectors were sent to the island, later reporting that they had cleaned it up. Shortly after they left, however, the dis ? S NEW PRICES OF ICE t J t % EFFECTIVE MAY 1, 1915. t 5 Ha ving completed our New Plant, wc submit th e following prices for Ice Coupon Books: t % BOOKS CONTAINING 15-300 LB. COUPONS. 4500 LBS. $15.75 BOOKS CONTAINING 20-100 LB. COUPONS. 2000 LBS. 8.00 BOOKS CONTAINING 40—25 LB. COUPONS. 1000 LBS. 4.50 BOOKS CONTAINING 29—25 LB. COUPONS. 500 LBS. 2.25 BOOKS CONTAINING 100—5 LB. COUPONS. 500 LBS. 3.50 t S 5 t t 5 These prices are cash on delivery of books. Special prices on large quantities taken at one delivery. • . * C. E. WRIGHT ICE & COAL CO. 20 YEARS OF QUALITY AND SERVICE w . GREENWOOD, MISS -s : :£ - , 4 i ; mim m;: wm ease broke out again and several laborers on the plantation were fatally stricken. Judge Liddell is survived by a widow and three children. He was a prominent Mississippi at torney. He was commissioned as major of the Sixth Immunes, and went to Cuba with that or ganization in 1898. In the follow ing year he was made a captain of the 29th Infantry and ordered to the Phillippines for duty. He served here during the days of the insurrection, and at its close was made a member of the gov ernment board of claims created to adjudicate the numerous dam age claims arising from the insur rection campaigns. ';He was later made provost judge, and still later municipal judge for Manila. He served in this latter capacity until 1907, when he resigned from the gov ernment service to devote his at tentions to the development of his hacienda near Pinamalayan, where he has had his residence «4 ever since. "Following the receipt of the news yesterday that Judge Liddell had fallen a victim to cholera at his hacienda near Pinamalayan, the director of health immediate 1/ detailed Doctor Goff, of the San Lazaro hospital and three trained Filipino sanitary inspec tors to proceed to Mindoro and report to him by wire on the sit uation. The party left at 8:30 last night on the cutter Basilan for Pinamalayan direct, and should have reached their desti ,. .... . "The cable to the bureau of health announcing the death of Judge Liddell came from the pro vincial.governor of Mindoro who j s * ate( l that he had received the j information from James Liddell, a i son of the deceased. If a post mortem, the director of health 1 stated to a Times reporter this morning, should develop that the cases reported are cholera, Doc tor Goff and his assistants will be directed to remain on the ground to fight the disease and the party may later be augmented by ad ditional forces to be dispatched from Manila. 99 -o ADAM CARRUTH Painter and Paper Hanger, Kalsomining and Decorating. Estimates Furnished on Request. Telephone 249, Greenwood, Miss. Si TWO REASONS WHY YOU SHOULD HAVE YOUR SHOES FITTED: FIRST. SECOND. You have hundreds of styles to select You secure the ^tyle and shape from in the new leathers and lasts. be& adapted to fit your feet. For the sake of your feet DO NOT ASK US TO SEND SHOES OUT ON APPROBATION; it means comfort and appearance to you. 4 'Shoes Without a Hurt" Greenwood's 5 Day CHAUTAUQUA Begins JUNE 2, 1915. Greenwood's 5 Day CHAUTAUQUA Begins JUNE 2, 1915. > 1 : 9 GREENWOOD-MISS."^ s THE OPENING BASEBALL GAME HERE ON MAY 11. Greenwood Grocery Co. vs. School and Humphrey & Co. vs. Fountain's will open the City League season on Tuesday afternoon, May 11th, at the School grounds in Greenwood. A great deal of interest is already being j manifested in this "double header" opening event, and an j immense crowd is expected to be present to witness some i 1 classy playing. Below is given the schedule of the season; CITY LEAGUE SCHEDULE. June 22 ! July 23 June 29 July 16 July 6 July 30 July 2 July 13 June 25 July 20 July 9 [July 27 June 1L June 4 June 18 June 1 June 8 June 15 May 11 May 18 May 25 May 21 May 11 May 28 Greenwood Grocery Co. & School G'wood Gro. Co. & Humphrey & Co. Greenwood Gro. Co. & Fountain's Fountain's & School-- - Humphrey & Co. & Fountain's .. Humphrey & Co. & School. - 24 Game Schedule, 2 games per week. Second Sheets, Cotton Sample Coupons, Trained Nurse Records, Contract Blanks, Notes, For Rent and For Sale Signs can be had at reasonable prices at The Common wealth office. Piles Cured In 6 to 14 Days Vour druggist will refund money if PAZ 3 OINTMENT fails to cure any case of Itching, Blind, Bleeding or V. cotruding Piles in 6 to 14 days. The first application gives Ease and Rest. 50c. Posted" signs for sale at this office. WITH FISK NON-SKID SERVICE Compare With k Plain Tread Prices ■! a Of Many Other You can't get \ greater safety. You can't buy longer mileage. Standard Makes Tr.de Matk Reg.U.S. Pai.oft. I« to Re tira T (Buy Fiali) Ti 12.20 20.35 41x34 - 27.30 41x36 5x37 31x30 4x34 Money won't secure you greater depend 28.70 33.90 ability. So why not save money by equipping all four wheels with the Fisk Non-Skid Tire? LOW PRICES Fisk Tires For Sale By All Dealers 9 The \J Fisk Rubber Company ^ of N.Y. Factory and Home Office, Chicopee Falls, Mass. i For sale by KIMBROUGH AUTO CO. INC. . Greenwood, Miss. 1 WE HAVE ON HAND ABOUT 3 : TWO CARS NO. 2 SHINGLES : : Which we are very anxious to move. On account of being over-stocked on these, we will make a PRICE OF $1.50 PER THOUSAND. These Shingles are in good condition and we invite your inspection. The regular price on these is $2.50 per thousand. - BETTER BUY WHILE THEY LAST RREENWOOD LUMBER CO. GREENWOOD, MISS. PHONE 443. ^ r * V'-. r'v A ROYAL ENTERTAINMENT. Mr. and Mrs. E. M. Townes, of the Seven Oaks Plantation, enter tained a number of their friends on Wednesday afternoon of last week at a "Jig-Saw" or "Puzzle Party. The occasion was a very enjoyable one, and the guests all had a delightful time. The re freshments consisted of bon-bons, cakes and coffee. The following guests were present: Mrs. Thom as G. James, Mrs. B. F. Saunders and Mrs. Norfleet Hawkins, of Swan Lake; Mrs. B. L. Wynn, Mrs. Franklin P. Pleasants, Mrs. James Pleasants, Mrs. Swinney, Mrs. Rogers, Mrs. Nance, Mrs. James Townes, Mrs. Kennon Townes, Miss Alleen Pleasants, Miss Lula Richardson and Miss Wynn, of Minter City; Mrs. Hughes, of Grenada; Mrs. Frame, of Waukesha, Wis,; Mrs. Robert F. McLellan, Mrs. W. H. Dick, Mrs. G. A. Blackwood, Mrs. Wal . ter Compton, Mrs. W. E. Denman, ! and Mrs. Robert E. Lee, of Phil | ipp, and Miss Lida Cauffman, of ; Grenada.—Philipp News in Sum 1 ner Herald-Progress, April 29th. 99 Subscribe for Memphis News Scimitar, 10c per week, delivered. Busam & Harris, agents, at The Commonwealth. BARACAS HOLD BANQUET. One of the most elaborate and sumptuously served banquets ever held in this city was that tender ed the Baraca Class of the First Baptist Church on Thursday night, April 30th, at the home of its president, Mr. G. A. Walker at the latter's residence on East Market street. The affair was given as a surprise to the class and the president, by the latter's wife, the occasion being Mr. Walker's birthday. A tastefully arranged banquet board, profuse ly decorated with the season's roses, seated thirty-five members of the class, who after partaking of the bounteous repast, engaged in a series of toasts and speeches. Talks concerning the welfare and progress of the class were given by the president, Mr. E. B. Bell, and Mr. Whittington and plans for regular monthly social meet ings were discussed. The banquet was without a doubt one of the most pleasant af fairs of the season, and speaks well for the live spirit and activ ity of this organization. Assist ing the hostess in serving were: Mrs. Will Harper, Mrs. W. M. Whittington, Mrs. J. L. Durrett, Mrs. C. A. Walker and Mrs. J. F. Menees.