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The commonwealth. (Greenwood, Miss.) 1896-1923, October 24, 1917, WEEKLY EDITION, Image 3

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benefit of the telephone-using public.
Every effort is made to keep this list
accurate and up-to-date. It is expected
that telephone-users will consult it before
making calls. A call for an incorrect
number causes delay and possible annoy
ance to a third party.
Avoid inconvenience to all con
cerned by looking up telephone number*
in the directory before calling.
When you Telephone—Smile
CUMBERLAND TELEPHONE
AND TELEGRAPH COMPANY
Incorporated
C. M. JONES, Manager
GREENWOOD, MISS.
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ZEPPHJN RAID
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Associated Press
man Zeppelins last night at mid
raided the Northeastern counties ;
gland and approached London, j
airships participated in the raid j
and bombs were dropped at various'
places. It is believed that the raiders'
were checked effectively. There was !
some material damage to houses and!
business premises.
Twenty-seven were killed and fifty
injured in the raid.
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MICHIGAN MONEY
Associated Press
MIDDLEVILLE, Mich., Oct. 20 —
;* burglars in an automobile drove
Middleville early today, blew the
■ of the Farmer's State Bank and
■aped with twenty thousand dollars.
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Associated Press
.MEXICO CITY,
Oct. 20 —General
Tigii, leader of. the Liberal Constitu
;Lu»naI party in a speech before the
bar of deputies has declared that
the duty of Mexico to take side
rinnst Germany. The speech was ap
latie. d by a great majority of the
lumbers and the galleries.
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JAPANESE SHIP MISSING.
■'{6*556 Ton Vessel Goes Down After
Hitting Mine, is Belief.
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TOKIO. Oct.
steamship Hiatchi Maru, 6,556 tons,
'■•Glich sailed from Yokohama for Liv
ryool on Aug. 29, is missing and is
be'ieved to have struck a mine with
the loss of all on board. The number
ngers is not known.
22—The Japanese
HUNDRED PASSENGERS KILLED.
Associated Press
>NDON, Oct. 20 —An Odossa dis
h says that a hundred passengers
h • > <* been killed or wounded on a train
by two hundred armed brig
r Vladikavakas, Caucasus.
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RUSS PRISONERS TAKEN.
Associated Press
BERLIN, Oct. 22
The war office
unces that more than 1200 pris
<-.a> vs and considerable booty was cap
tured on Dago Island.
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DIAMUXft KRAN» FILLS, i„,
years known as Best, Safest. Always Reliable
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ment Gets Boot by Ouster
.. i* Court.
FIRE COMMISSIONER LOVE IS
DISMISSED.
Sensational Ouster Proceedings Come
'To Close in Memphis.
Associated Press
MEMPHIS, Oct. 22—Chief of Police
James P. Quinlan and Police Inspector
W. J. Hayes were removed from office
today by a decision of Chancellor Heis
kell in the ouster proceedings against
these two officials and George C. Love.
Fire Police Commissioner.
The case against Love has been dis
missed.
This case has aroused quite a bit of
sensational disclosures in Memphis
and much interest has been centered
on its outcome.
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ENGINE KILLS
TWO AT RH»™
Associated Press
RICHTÖN, Miss., Oct. 20
Edward
Malone and Willian Smith, engineer
and fireman were scalded to death near
here last night, when, the engine they
were operating overturned.
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Whenever You Need a General Tonic
Take Grove's,.
The Old Standard Grove *9 Tasteless
chill Tonic Î 9 equally valuable as a
General Tonic because it contains tlie
well known tonic properties of QUININ I{
and IRON. It acts on the Liver, Drives
out Malaria, Enriches the Blood and
Builds up the Whole System. 60 ceuts.
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FITZSIMMONS DEAD.
Once Champion Pugilist Goes Down
for Final Count.
Associated Press
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CHICAGO, Oct. 22 Robert Fîtz
simmons, former champion heavy
weight pugilist of the world, died here
today after an illness of five days from |
pneumonia.
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Piles Cured in 6 to 14 Days
four druggist will refund money if PAZC
OINTMENT fails to cure any case of Itching,
Hlind. Bleeding or Protruding Piles in 6*ol4day3
~he firat application gives È .se and Rest. 5üc
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COAL MINERS RETURN.
Associated Press
SPRINGFIELD, 111., Oct. 22—The
Illinois coal miners generally returned
to work today.
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NO PEACE TERMS IN SIGHT.
Associated Press
LONDON, Oct. 22—Premier Lloyd
George in his speech today said that
he could see no terms in sight which
would lead to an enduring peace.
DIRECTORY SWINDLERS CAUGHT
BIG BUSINESS MEN.
Union Associated Press
BROOKLYN, Oct. 22—Emory Hart
sig, fifty-six years old, and three of his
employes, found guilty of engineering
a directory swindle by which some of ;
the best-known men in the country
were duped, comes before the criminal •
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CHILDREN TO AID ARMENIANS. !
Union Associated Press
M'ASHINGTON, Oct. 20—The Sun
day-school Children of America will be ,
asked to make an offering for Armen
ian and Syrian relief throughout the
United States tomorrow. The action
has received the approval of the W'ar
Council of the United Sunday Schools
AMERICAN GIRL WEDS BRITISH
ARMY OFFICER.
of America and of the President.
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Union Associated Press
FAIRFIELD, Conn., Oct. 20—Miss
Edith Whiting Riker, daughter of Mr.
and Mrs.- Andrew L. Riker of Litch
field, was married today to Liettt. Ber
tram W. Ainsworth, of the British
army. Lieut. Ainsworth came to this
country with, the British mission sev
eral months ago.
TI© Qutnim That Does Not Affect the Read
Because of its tonic and laxative effect, LAXA
TIVS BROMO QUININE is better than ordinary
Quinine and does not cause nervousness nor
ringing in head. Remember the full name srd
look lor the signature of B. w. GKGVE. sec.
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BILLY SUNDAY GETS BEHIND
LIBERTY' LOAN.
SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 22—Billy
Sunuay has fortified himself with a
plenty of Liberty Loan dope, and
gets behind the big issue today in this
city. He has volunteered his services
to speak in Oakland and Berkeley also,
Billy has prepared a new line of slang
with which to scold the Liberty Loan
slackers.
BRADLEY—BA RBER.
(From Monday's Daily)
The announcement of the w-edding
of Robert Venable Barber, a member
of Battery C, First Mississippi Field
Artillery, originally from this city, to
Miss Güion Bradley, the daughter of
Mrs. JB. D.' Bradley, of Jockson. was
made ra yepterday's Commercial Äp
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.Blue, Red and Cream Colors—for sale
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FOR GREATER
CENTRAL UNE
Both British and French
Make Gains On New
Offensive.
RUSS* NAVY
HAS ESCAPED!
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German Transport Sunk j
Says Petrograd Re
port—Much Activity.
Associated Press
WASHINGTON — In
co-operation
with the French, Field Marshal Haig
launched a new blow along the
row front at the German lines north
east of Ypres this morning.
Both
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scored e:
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successes. !
peration is apparently aimed
ing up the left flank of the
foward as a support to the
center, where the wedge has been driv- j
en deepest into the German front.
in naval units in the Gulf of
re outwitted superior German
forces and escaped from Moon Island, !
ley apparently have been bot
The Russians made good
their escape without any losses. Mil- ■
itary forces in the Moon Sound
moved successfully out.
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BRITISH FLYERS ATTACK.
Associated Press
LONDON, Oct. 22—British airmen;
carried out numerous attacks on Ger
man airdomes in Belgium and im
portant objectives near Saarbrücken
Saturday and Sunday an official state
ment says.
Nine German machines were brought j
down and four others driven out of j
control. Three British machines are ■
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HUNS LOSE FOUR MACHINES.
Associated Press
AMSTERDAM, Oct. 22—The loss of
four Zeppelins is admitted in an offi
cial statement from Berlin. The state
ment says than the airship squadron
attacked London, Manchester, Birm
ingham and six other towns of .Eng
| land with "special success."
FRENCH LAUNCH ATTACK.
Associated Press
PARIS, Oct. 22—French troops, ad
joining the British in Belgium attack
er, this morning on the front of one
kiliometre, the war office announces.
All objectives were obtained.
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LOCAL BRITISH ATTACKS.
Associated Press
Oct. 22—Local attacks
were made by the British this morn
ing on both sides of the Ypres-Staden
railway, the war office reports.
LON DO
ZEPPELINS MAKING RAIDS.
Associated Press
LONDON, Oct. 22—All important
work dealing with munitions is being
removed from Petrograd, according to
a Times dispatch.
Zeppelins ,the dispatch adds, are at
tacking towns some distance from the
lighting front.
; WASHINGTON, Oct. 22—At least
thift ei ht million men are beari ng
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arms m war, according to the latest
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War Department compilation. Of this i
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number twenty-seven million, five hun
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urea tnousand are on the side of the
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GERMANS OUT-NUMBERED.
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powers.
These figures do not include the nav
al personnel, which will raise the fig
ures to a total of seven millions.
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refusal of the Home Secretary to sanc
tlon a 30 P er cent - increase in wages,
the London Taxicab drivers go on
strike today, following a vote taken
iast Monday. This is the second strike
LONDON TAXIS ON STRIKE.
Union Associated Press
LONDON,' Oct. 22—Owing to the
called by the London taxi drivers this
year. Traffic in the British capital
was completely tied up during the
former walkout.
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What is LAX-FOS
LAX-FOS IS AN IMPROVED CASCARA I
A Digestive Liquid Laxative, Cathartic
and Liver Tonic. Contains Cascara Bark,
Blue Flag Root, Rhubarb Root, Black
Root, May Apple Root, SennaLcaves and
Pepsin. Combines strength with pala
table aromatic taste. Does not gripe. 50c
FOR SALE.
1360 acres in Tallahatchie
Philipp
County, Miss., near
a About 600 acres Cultivated, good
so j i? timber on balance... Railroad
spur on tract. Prices reasonable.
Terms if desired,
Write or call
on Gid Mont joy, Sr., Greenwood
Miss.
NOTICE TO BRIDGE BUILDERS,
to
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on .the First Monday in November,!
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The Board of Supervisors of Leflore
County, Mississippi, will receive bids
1917, for building bench bridge across
Bear Creek at Sid Gillespie place ov» :
Cude-Mossy Lake public road, accord
ing to plans and specifications on file.
This October 3rd, 1917.
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8£ months, we sold and delivered to tire dealers more
United States Tires than we sold to dealers during the
entire 12 months of 1916.
Ti
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vin" saies increases of 1916 over 1915.

record-breaking sales increases of 1917 over 1916 and
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spremacy of United States Tires.
2. The irct that the
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s lires in 1S16 are using them in 1917 on the sheer
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army of automobile owners have-been
use of United States Tires in 1917 on the sheer
tires over other tires that they have tried.
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flore Co., are taking quite an interest
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No. 9 leaves 12:06 P. M.,
W'ebb Branch.
*No. 71 leaves 2:30 P. M.,
Birmingham to Greenville.
No. 11 leaves 5:05 P. M.,
Webb-Belzoni Blanch (Sunday *j*
Only).
No. 47 leaves 4:55 P. M.,
♦Daily except Sunday.
East Bound.
Greenville to Birmingham.
No. 12 leaves 9:20 A. M.,
Greenville to Columbus.
No. 10 leaves 1:13 P. M.,
Webb Branch.
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RAILWAY SCHEDULES.
Y'azoo & Mississippi Valley Railway.
Greenwood Station.
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Grenada
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314 Jackson, Yazoo City- and
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332 Jackson, Yazoo City and
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39 Memphis, Tutwiler
Destination * • Leave
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331 Tchula, Yazoo City, and
No.
Jackson .
324 Grenada .
314 Tutwiler, Clarksdale and
Memphis,
42 Tutwiler, Clarksdale and
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Mississippi State Fair
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Jackson, Miss., Oct. 22-27,1917
On a larger and more comprehensive seal® than ®v®r before. PhuM
are made to receive 100,000 visitors during State Fair Week. There
will be many new feature® costing thousand® of dollars. Including the
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ThD great exhibit, prepared under the personal direction of Herbert
Hoover. Food Administrator, wih be accompanied by a large corps
of government lecturers and experts.
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Y'ou will show your patriotism and devotion to the American flag
by attending the State Fair this year. Hundreds of free attractions
each day. The State's greatest Agricultural Show, a splendid racing
program, largest Live Stock Show in the South. Gffflclal exhibits by
Juveuile Clubs of State.
Don't Forget the Dates?—October 22 to 27
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