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Miss Mittie Sessions expected)to leave ,yesllay,. Friday, for: Swi r- land, Florida, on'a visit ifA a. ol w. 28, 1923. weeks to Major and Mrs. . . bert, formerly of this town. Little July 26, 1923. Margaret Wallace was to acco'pany 23 50 her to visit little Kate Tolbcrt. .i....... , %m . 23.40 Mrs. J. B. Ferguson was called to _ 'Houston, Texas, last Saturday by the PERSONAL ? serious illness of her sister, Mrs. Till- -- o man, who we hope she found much improved. Mr. Ferguson. accompa- ICraine, of Rosetta, lnied her as far as Baton Rouge, re- to Woodville on Men- turning here the following afternoon. I : "": Mr. L. H. Dawson, one of the most of Rosetta, was successful watermelon growers in afternoon for a + this section of the state, has been arrived at the home Will Lowry on Mort- Warren A. Woods, of were visitors y. D. H. Wallace spent Rouge, returning evening. of Lessley, spent Pleasantly on a visit John Davis, and his is here on a visit Mrs. Julia MathJs, I last week frm t "Iettles and Wesley l district, were for a couple of Week. I finding a ready sale in this town for his melons this week, due to the fact that they are of such excellent size and quality. Mr. August Metzer, a prominent merchant of this town, left, last week for Hot Springs, Ark., where he will , spend a few weeks recuperating from I a recent attack of rheumatism. We hope that he will find permanent re. lief at that health resort. Mr. and Mrs. Bo-''am White, who were married in Jackson last week, I arrived here on Monday on a visit t o his parents, Mr. and Mrs. H. S. I White. They were accompanied by Mrs. W. E. Nelson and Miss Margaret and Mr. Kent S. Feliciana parish, visitors to Woodville aorning. ox, Mrs. Pease and Rosa Cox, of New. to Woodville for ea Tuesday. J. H. Sims left on for Bay Springs, days' visit to his home. Thursday parish, La.. visit to her daugh- Putnain. Lewis, Carrie Tucker left Thurs. on a week's visit to Katie Lewis. Kerr, of New on a visit to her at the home M. Treppendahl. mcgraw, of Tallulah, at the home of A. Dawson, near the past week. met with on Tuesday and L. T. Ventress afternoon at four Day, of Zacha, La., the past ten days her- mother, Mrs. and to other rela- Brandon, of Baton first of the week to her brother, Dr. Jr., and to Mrs. acconpanied his back to Shreve- and will spend there On a visit who is now La., spent on a visit to his Mrs. D. P. Boatner, Nelson, of Jackson, Miss. Rev. and Mrs. Henry C. Hawkins left Wednesday morning for Crystal Spring to accompany home their nephew, Mr. George Jones, who had been visiting them for the past ten +Canton also before their return home. :. Mrs. T. B. Netterville, of the third district, returned from a pleas- ant visit of a few weeks to her daughter, Mrs. P. E. Greer, at Glen- mora, L'a. She was accom!banied home by Mr. and Mrs. Greer, who are spending a couple of weeks with her parents. Mr. Chas. T. Netterville, who was shot two weeks ago during an alter- cation with Mr. John Carter and who was taken to Ndtchez for treatment immediately after receiving the wound, was able to return home on Tuesday and is rapidly recovering, we are glad to report. Mr. J. T. Wright came home from Jackson and spet several days here this week with his family. He left yesterday morning for Port Gibson where he has been assigned to work as engineer on the construction of a gravel highway. Mrs. Wright and the two boys will join him there at some later date. Mr. and Mrs. C. G. Ducomb and little son left Thursday morning, via Centreville, for Ashland, Ohio, on a visit to relatives in his old home. After a visit there of a few week they will continue their trip up in Canada where they will spend a month, and will return home some- time during the first of October. Woodville, Centreville and Wilkin- son county generally was vell rep- resented in Natchez on Sunday even. ing when Dr. William McDougal, Scotch Presbyterian minister, de- livered an address on the principles of the Ku Klux Klan before one of the largest audiences that has gaSh. ered in that town in many years past. The first four days of-his week were unquestionably the warmest that this section has experienced this summer, the thermomefer having registered ninety-two degrees on Wednesday. The rain on Wednes- day evening, however, brought relief from the heat. While we do not em joy such a high temperature, it is most welcome as it means-death to the boll weevils and life to the cot- ton. ,___., Dr. C. T. Thomson, of the Wood- vails and Centreville Presbyterian churches, went up to Union Church Dunbar G. Laplace in Jefferson county last week to at- have been hwng t nd f "' e the celebration of the fiftieth or .the past eight anniversary of the pastorate of Dr, acre uurmg the week .C.W. Grafton of that church in that vtslt: place. He was accompanied by two 1.--. ..... young men who will later enter the iv :" " wrote enter, ministry of the Presbyterian church, # runner on luesaay Jack Redhead, of Woodville, and o and Mrs. Bonham Willie Darden, of Centreville. n, who have been --:____ L. Week" We had the pleasure of meeting er.- a,o T a in our town on Tuesday Mr. J. C. , CL' .... '-- .... : " ";I ttolton, a popular candidate for com- l ne nn. ana, i missioner of agriculture, who was V i:l= pea lenes.l here in the interest of his campaign. and c a;cn,ez on a s- I This gentleman, who was reared on _ .... . 4a farm and graduated with hohors 2 .... ,VI after working his way through the n 00=0000imssi00ippi A M College, is well p , ",, :" ,'i acquainted with farm conditions, is ercys ree, at . . . - -, "   !hve and energetm and just the man d0000ct7 "*" we need to ml the o00ce to which he 'aspires. He is free from any politi- :-Hawkins, pastor of cal clique or faction, so in the event church, has of his election will be in a position largest and best to look after the needs of the entire seen this season people of the state. sent to us on The sympathy of this entire com- -:----.. munity goes out to Mr. and Mrs. F. Which is just begin- E. James in the loss of their infant Is + io+ , ....... , son and only child which died in prO "Y' '" "' Baton Rouge on Saturday evening omlse oi an aoun-, ' he re a" s i ....... about 10 o clock. T m ms were ne sure rmt o ..... ville and interre" " it ...... . mzen to entre u m mos; certmmy m the cemetery there with Re. Mr, i ... Clifford officiating, services having  "ito ' . [been held at Baton Rouge by Roy. o the camnalgn, ........... I Mr. Tucker, of the Episcopal church. a oI ur W llllal 1 ' ' "- " i This little fellow came to "ts parents nt]e me, wno an thus brou ht ..... "'home on July 4th and g as a canaluae zor two hve true happiness to these " s, card to the voters but this was soon taken away, and -/ which was by Supervisor W. first district road Tuesday and was the direction of foreman. is of Mr. J. to learn a osition as school of Ho-, town in the state. C. Nickel and. distrlet, left the week in their on a trit where they will on a visit to they are left to mourn. Their tense. lation lies in the assurance that God doeth all things for the best. Mr. J. L. Denson, principal of the Wilkinson County A. H. School, at. rived here last Friday to take up the work preparatory to the opening of, school in September. Mr. Denson has already begun a canvass .in the interest of the school, during which he will visit every section of our cunty in an effort to interest our people in the advantages that are to be offered by this institution This gentleman, with the support of an able and well-trained faculty, and backed up by the board of trustees and the people of the county gener- ally, will make this one of the lead. ing agricultural schools in the sme. So let's all get behind him and help in this laudable work. Mrs. H. B. M on last /Yiday. aZ day party in honor of her Mrs. Davis Moore, Jr. Quite a hum ber of the younger set were and thoroughly enjoyed the series of games, progressive rook being played at several tables. The prize for the highest score, a very pretty vanity case, was won by Miss Eugenia Lewis The refreshments were brick ice cream and cake. Just before these were served a big birthday cake was brought in. Each guest was asked to cut a slice and make a wish for the honorce, and as Mrs. O. O. Roberts' wish came nearest to being what Mrs. Moore most wished, she was given a bottle of perfume as an acceptable souvenir. [ The protracted meeting, which be- gan at the Woodville Baptist church V " " on hursday e enmg of last week, is still in progress and will continue through Sunday evening, when it will be brought to a close. Two service are being held each day, and the evening services especially are large- ly attended by representatives of all denominations. Rev. G. H. Suttle, the pastor, is being assisted in this meeting by Rev. Raleigh Wright, of the Southern Baptist Home Mission Board, who is one of the most force- ful and successful evangelists of that church in the Southland. The music. which has been very good indeed, in under the direction of Mr. W. C. Grindle, the choir leader There have been several additions to the Baptist church here as a result of the meeting and much good will doubtlessresult. .: The picnic which was given at Corey Ford in the third district on Wednesday, to celebrate the comple- tion of the underwat bridge at that point, was attended J a large num- ber of citizens of the county, among whom candidates were much in evi- dence. An entertaining program was given by the young people of tha section under the direction of Mrs Carrie L. Neyland, and Hen. W. T Newman, who acted as master of ceremomes, introduced the speakers. IIon. W. A. Dickson delivered the address of welcome in the course of which he spoke at length upon the proud history of Wilkinson county and the achievements of its grea men. Hen. V. H. Torrey, spoke in behalf of his candidacy for district attorney. The next speakers were the candidates for the state senate and the house of representatives, all of whom were present and delivered addresses with the exception of Mr. D. W. Huff, who was absent on ac- count of sickness. Mr. M. D. John- son spoke first and injected the new county issue into this campaign by stating the reasons for his support of the new rounty bill fn the legislature. He was followed by Mr. D. C. Bramlette who told of his fight against the new county and stated that he was against it then. is against it now, and will be against it if elected to the state senate Then followed the candidates for the legi lature, Messrs. W. J. Stockett, W. A. Dickson, A. K. Farrar and W. F. Tucker, all of whom declared them- selves to be opposed to the new coun- ty. During the afternoon the young people enjoyed a delightful dance and and an unusually pleasant day was an unusually pleasant day was brought to a close quite late. Beides the best fancy groceries, we have delicious lunches always on hand.--Piitt's Bakery. KU KLUX KLAN ADDRESSES. Bey. Raleigh Wright, the evange- list of the Baptist Southern Home Mission Board, who is holding a pro- tracted meeting at the Baptist church in Woodville this week, will deliver an address on the principles of the Ku Klux Klan this, Saturday, after- noon at 4 o'clock on the north side of the court house square in Wood. vails.. Dr. C. C. Evans, pastor of the First VIethodist church of Natchez, will peak on the same subject tomorrow Sunday, afternoon at 3:30 o'clock at DEMOCRATIC ] Mi TTEE MF_TING A meeting of the Democratic Ex-,. ecutive Committee of Wilkins/on [ county, Miss., was held on Tuesday, 1 the 24th day of July, 1923, at 11 I o'clock, with Robert Lewis, chairman, and J. C. Whetstone, secretary, l The following officers of election were appointed to hold the primary on Tuesday, August 7th, 1923: I Woodville. Marx Cohen, John Davis and G. E. Miller, inspectors; of this State, and that said revised J. W. Smith, peace and returning rolls are now open for examination, officer, and that any objections to any as- Turnbull. -S. O. Stockett, W. M sessments contained in said revised Wilkinson, John Whitaker, insps.; B. rolls must be made in writing and M. Chambers P. & R.O. M. filed with the Clerk of this Board on Donegal.--R. K. Ferguson, J. or before the first Monday of August, Mills, L W. Ferguson, insps.; S. H. 1923, at his office in the town of Holland, P. & R.O. I Woodville, said County, and that any Beaver Creek. Harry Ford, J. M. or all assessments to which no oh- Sessions, Jr., J. T. Roy, insps.; Clar- ence Morris, P. & R. O. Fort Adams. H. L. Stutzman. Jimmie D'Aquila, Jeff Brown, insps. ; Frank D'Aquila, P. & R. O. Pinckne)wille. W. L. Ferguson, H. P. McGehee, Robert Brandon, insps. ; W. P. Ferguson, P. & R. O. Percy's Creek.F.T. Stuart, C. W. Davis, Florida Ford, insps.; J. M. Lessiey, P. & R. O. Old River. L C. Stokes. insp.; Frank D'Aquila, P. & R. O. c Centreville.W. S. Bagiey, Me- nests Ford, Phil Lobarno, insps.; C. C. Germany, P. & R. O. Coon's Mill. T. B. Netterville, Sam Anderson, Clarence Coon, insps. J. C. Whetstone, P. & R. O. Macedonia.--Clark McCrainc, B. B. Netterville, Robert McKey, rasps.; Philip Rothman, P. & R. 0. Whitestown.---D. L. Phares, W. F. James, J. A. Cox, insps.; H.E. Phares, P. & R. O. Cold Springs.---J. W. Sanders, Henry Geter, Wesley Nettles, insps.' J. B. Rabb, P .& R. O. Dry Fork. B. F. Duty, T. L. Smith, Sam Leak, insps. ; Jack Shrop- shire, P. & R. O. Perrtyown.Fayette Johnson, C. C. Phipps, G. M. Cavin, Snaps.; J. R. McCearley, P. & R. O. Rosetta. -- N. W .McCraine, B. Tillery, E. E. McCearley, insps; J. R, McCearley, P. & R. O. Upper Buffalo.--K. F. Johnson, N. A. McCraine, A. S. Cassels, insps.; M. A. Bankston, P. & R. O. The following candidates, having no opposition, are hereby declared the nominees: For Chancery Clerk, W. L. Hays; For Circuit Clerk, John L Hays; For Supervisor, first dis- tract, W. V. Morris; For Justice of Peace, first district, Jas. W. Lee; For Constable, first district, C. S. Lessley; For Justice of Peace, second district, F. T. Stuar and E. S. Wall; For Justice of Peace, fourth district, L. E. Nettles; For Justice of Peace, 5th district, L. C Flowers and T. M. Havard. The attention of the voters is called to the fact that two representatives in the legislature, and two justices of the peace in each district, must be voted for, otherwise al such votes for these offices will not be counted. The voers of each precinct of Wilkinson county are requested to elect delegates to a meeting whieh will be held in the court house in Woodville on Wednesday, August 8th, 1923, for the pmpose of electing a couuty executive committee to serve for the ensuing term of four year. The following committee was named to arrange for the first pr/. mary t'ge held on August 7th, 1923: Robert Lewis, J. C. Whetstone and John L. Hays. On motion the sheriff was request ed o have booths repared for pre. cincts where needed. On motion the committee adjourn. ed to meet on Wednesday, August 8th, 1923, at 11 o'clock. ROBERT LEWIS, Chairman. jection is then and there made, will be made final. This the 20th day of July, 1923. THE BOARD OF SUPERVISORS, Of Said County. By W. I. HAYS, Clerk of said Board. I, W. L. Hays, Clerk of the Board of Supervisors of Wilkinson County, State o'f Mississippi, do hereby cer- tify that the foregoing is a true and correct transcript of an order of said Board of Supervisors, passed on the 20th day of July, 1923, as the same appears on Page 20 of Minute Book H of said Board, now on file in the office of said Clerk in the town of Woodville, in said County Witness my hand and official seal, this the 20th day of July, 1923. W. L. HAYS, Clerk of the Board of Supervisors of said County. 7-28-1923-2w. NOTICE OF TRUSTEE'S SALE. I, W. F. Tucker, under the pro. visions of and by virtue of author. Sty Conferred upon me in a deed of trust made by Samuel F. Langen- walter to Bank of Centreville, on the first day "of February, 1918, to secure a certain indebtedness to said Bank, and which said deed of trust is re- corded in Book No. 3, page 484, in the Chancery Clerk's office of Wil. kinson county, Mississipph and which trust has been broken, and at the re- quest of J. B. Salmond, Bank Exam- 4her and Liquidator of said Bank, and for the purpose of paying said indebt- edness, I will, on Monday, the 6th day of August, 1923, offer for sale and will sell, between the hours of 11 a. m. and 4 p. rm o'clock, at public auction for cash to the highest and best bid- der, at the West door of the Court House, Woodville, MiSsissippi, said County and State, the following de scribed land : All of lots Six (6), Seven (7) and Eight (8) of Parker Meadows, a sub- division of lands in mid County, as said lots are designated on the re. corded plat of Parker Meadows, in the office of the Chancery Clerk of Wilkinson County, Mississippi. Said land is bounded on the North by lands of G. W. Haag, and public road, said North line being the corporation line of CentreviIle: on the East by Centreville and Clinton road, on .South by Belly lands, on West by Reily lands and Y. & M. V. Railroad, said tract contains in all 226.55 acres The title of the above land is be- lieved to be perfect, but I shall con. veyonly such title as is vested in me as such trustee. W. F. TUCKER, Trustee. CLAY B. TUCKER, Attorney. 7-14-1923-4w. TO THE TAX PAYERS OF WIL: KINSON COUNTY, STATE We wish to express our :. You wilO:l00:00S00[00I[000000;ethotth0 : appreciation for the patronage .{: pSrSpe%menotn tfh:eallls o nd 19Prshna, ::") extended to us during beendesh:nagstt acnodplyreictthedhbYLtai ' " .$ o + ur . I.X /"' 1 " __ +++ + 00iearln00 -+, l} Sale- We announce that our stock is 2..- yet complete with many ...3) S EASONABLEBARGAINS :" :L -+.os+ + OO:M:P.00Z,,TY ' we. oov. _ _'.++'.  II v Ill II I  II v Itl II v I I 11 SHERIFF'S SALE. By virtue of an execution to me directed and iued by Jno. L. Hays circuit clerk Of Wilkinson county, Mississippi, upon a judgment duly enrolled in his said office in favor of J. A. Susong against George Hall fo $141.19, with interest and costs, I J. C. WHETSTONE, Secretary. will on Monday, Augtt 6th, 1"923, ==-:= .... _ ..... : .................. in lawful hours at the west door of The patrons of the WoodviUe Light' the court house at Woodville, in said & Water Plant will please take notice county and state, offer to the highest that both the water and lig'hts will bidder for cash, and sell, the follow- be turned off on Tuesday, July 31st, ing described lands situated in the in order to do some work on the said county and levied on by me un- der the sad execution: All right, water mains. Please make plans for title and interest of the defendant this short shut-down. a ) i (: i i Get in the Well Dressed Circle. Wa have on display CURLIEE'S LIGHT WEIGHT WORSTEDS. The handsome finish to them dotlm Is the result of watchful car in evr detalil of manufactur We have a full line of GENUINE LORRAINE SUITS In a wide range of sizes and style& DON'T SWELTER; COME IN AND BUY A COOL. COMFORTABLE SUIT. We also have a full lJm SUMMER UNION SUITS in fact A FULL LINE OF GENTS' FURNISHIN -- |1 i lt i i i PI0000IePS MCrgallllle 0 WOODVILLE MISSISSIPPI Mars Hill, in the fifth district of this J.A. MASSEY, Superintendent. county. A cordial Invitation is ex- tended to the public generally to FOR SALE.--Several small pieces hear these speeches, of land at Centreville. One small --: farm, 68 acres, near the High School Bond Bread, Mother's Bread, made specially adapted for dairy and truck in New Orleans, fresh daily at D. L. farm, Address DR. J. C. ROBERT, CUMBO'S. Centreville, Miss. 7-28. Hill's Mixtur.e: One of the Most Effective Boll Weevil Poisons on the Market EASY TO APPLY, DOES NOT REQUIRE ANY EXPENSIVE MACHINERY, AND WILL POSITIVELY KILL THE WEEVILS. TRY A FEW GALLONS. COME IN AND LET ME EXPLAIN IF YOU ARE NOT ALREADY ACQUAINTED WITH IT. Purina O'Moline MOST ECONOMICAL HORSE FEED, ABSOLUTELY SAFE, AND WHEN YOU CONSIDER QUALITY AND RESULTS, CHEAPER THAN ANY OTHER FEED ON THE MARKET. IF YOUR STOCK LOOKS RUN DOWN, OR NEED A CHANGE OF FEED GIVE IT A TRIAL, AND YOU WILL BE SURPRIS. ED HOW QUICKLY IT BUILDS UP AND PUTS NEW LIFE AND "PEP" IN YOUR WORK STOCK. M. TREPPE00DAHL ODD FELLOWS' BUILDING, WOODVILLE, MISS. Grem !8 Favovt George Hall, in and to 200 acres more or less, in the North East corns of Section 39, and Lot 3, Section 40 containing 80 acres, more or leas, all in T. 2, R. 8, W., and being the same lands mentioned and described i deed of conveyance from Mary E. Hall in Deed Book XX, page 83, records of said county. This July 5th, 1923. L. C. MILLER, Sheriff. 7-7-1923-5w. _ SMOKE-- "THE CIGAR THAT SELLS." Sm Ross00 DISTRIBUTOR WOODVVILLE, MISS. FOR SALE FINE, SELECTED, ONE AND TWO YEAR OLD BULLS. They carry no cold blood at all. All are Grade Red" Polls, all Mule and from good milk strains, $30.00 and $50.00 each for cash. Also some fine yearling heifers. J. S. McGehee, LAUREL HILL, LA, McGEHEE'S RED RUSTPROOF SEED OATS. RELIABLE LESPEDEZA SEEIX .-L- Thor+. !s l',,Io +Work Ljka .ee of gro tti ,with his z. !. NEW-EDISON "ENJOY THE INSPIRING MUSIC OF FAMOUS ARTISTS-... THE PRICE CAN BE ARRANGED TO SUIT YOUR OWN DESIRE. COME IN AND TALK IT OVERI A SMALL CASH PAYMENT WILL BRING THE NEW EDISON TO YOUR HOME. i , T I Itl A. H. JONES, lwyar. Real Estate Bought and old on Commissiom Offieein court house, WoodvBle, Miss. DR. W. W. MONTFORT, Dentist Woodville, Mi. Crown and Bridge work a Specialty, Odd Fellows' Bldg. Phone 41-J W. F. Tucker Clay B. Tuekex TUCKER & TUCKER Lawyers. Woodville, -:- Miss. Office southwest corner public DR. C. E. CATCHINGS Phylilan and Surgeon. Woodville, Miss. ._.  ia MeGehee Buildl. DR. R. F. PAYNE, Eye, Ear, No aad ThroM Office hours 2 to 5 p, m. at Ilmqd Stephensoll. 4-8-1922-1y DR. J. W. BRANDON, F Physician and Surlreo Woodvtlle, HiM. Office on econd floor o O Fellows Buildlt. " D. C. BRAMI.ET'I'K Law1s" W00dville, Office in Brick Bu_dll\\;Clmll Row. _ , , ,, , H. C. 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