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August 18, 1923     The Woodville Republican
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August 18, 1923

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TERMS OF SUBSCRIPTION : Per annum, in advance ............ $2.00 ntered at the postoffice at Woodville, iss., as second-close mail matter. + ANNOUNCEMENTS. The Woodville Republican is au- thorized to announce the following candidates for the various offices, sub- Ject to the action of the Democratic Imrty in the August primary. For Repreentntivo W. J. STOCKETT ALEX K. FARRAR + For Sheriff C. H. NEYLAND ] H. A. WOOD or Superintendent of ]Jducatlon JOSEPH N. MILLER MRS. JULIA MATHIS For Supervisor, Fifth District T G. BROWN ROBERT L. MURRAY. + x + SsEcvs i KSk ''+ KL,U K L?X + ; the tilnds lesn gathered Six Thousand Five Hundred People I around the long tables where they were presented with plates on which Gather at Centrevlile- Most  there was delicious barbecued meats SuCcessful and+Enjoyable I bread, pickles and cakes. The service EYell ,;. t t " I by he ladies was mese excellent and i The Ku Klux Klan barbecue at:. everyone was selTe'd without a sin- Centreville on ThurMay will long: be gle hitci, and all went away well l 'remembered as the outstanding event satisfied that the wants of the inneT of the kind for this section of the man had not been neglected. Th state. It was the biggest, most sue.' fact that more than one hundred cessful and withal n:ost enjoyable oc- animal were barbecued will give easion of this nature ever held in our some idea as to the quantity of meal county's history. The Klans of Can-. that wan necessary. treville, Gloster Liberty, Stephen- In the afternoon tton. E. II. Rat. son and Wodville fathered this big, day and as a result people came from far and near, all being embued with the same spirlt--to express their approval of the organization and the principles, for which it stands. The automobiles "on the grounds numbered about one thousand, and a  cliff, of Natchez, one of this state'- mos prominent lawyers, delivered an address on the foundation and teachings of the organization, but the confusion at this time prevented many from hearing his masterly ex- position of his subject. Then followed the athletic event conservative estimate of those pres. of the day, consisting of races by ant vould be x thousand five hun- boys and girls, horse and mule races dee,', land a ball game between Woodvillt The morning program, which was and Stephenson. urtder the direction of Rev. V.G. Pursuant to announcement, at six Clifford, master of eeremonies, con. o'clock in the evening the member., ;ATE - .... - ;ion;  :ff ::dvhl by ybn A H.+ of the organization met at the Towr EXECtrrlVK COMMITTEE.  ., _ _ le, an lev. u. t.l Hall where about one hundred sac, + -- :::ed :n/:?htbe mM: Jet:e: '+ fifty donned futifegalia and marched l The Democratic executive commit- + oq + to the Y. & M. +. station where they+ tee met i Jackson on Tuesday and e declared the result of the first pri. addresses exer heard in this section l took the tlain ....... [ , " Ior los[er 1or the / election. The ond primary,. = pa :fbth: W khi: hinStGuYa:;: parade of the day. For this occasio which will be held on August 28th,  t il s ++ ", two special coaches were prepared  was declared neceuT to settle the an organization which did such val. lan d both filled to overflowing witl=' flices of govrnor, commissioner of iant work in restoring this county to members and friends of the order aHculture and railroad commission. e'r for the northern and southern dis- white supremacy during the seven., A t Gloster another one hundred riets. The official returns are as ties. His reference to the late Capt Klansmen joined in a larade of the :follows: r R. M. McGehee, the leader of that town, making in all about 250 men Governor--Whitfield 84,955; Bil- organization for many years, and for' One of the main streets was illummed o :178, BCinp;,5?,196, Frank i Wh:odvflp: K:a::m:f d ?::r:Virl le :nd with beautiful colored lig'ht+ +and '" " " " Lieutenant Governor--Murnhree' W a , ue ndh; ..+ + ...... ! -  + , ,,,, ue ,cry eros and the I22,818; Money 103,065. ' -- . i timely tribue to the memory of a: ;h.te robes o* " .s t _retary of State--Power 121,.! man whom this county love to honor ' + . " ne marchers, pre.} 72 Wood 99 946 " seneca a suectacular dis la At tl ":. _ , !He then awarded Hero Cros n- + . -' +- P y" e torne!l teneral--Knox 128,392; '--'-a ........ _-. --. neu of this street, which was linedt ]reh "50 184 Potter 5 + em oz ne namnat orgamzation! ..... , ....... _? . , ; 3,329. Ma- of the KI ............... , wtn peep,u, a mos fittmg and tell ! JorH;y or ]nox + u lktUX ,h Jan lie tile tOliOWo + :__ +..I.1 "  ..... " +. m uuuress on the rind udtor--Riley 154,25" t Dnkins mg former members of the Wilkin-t ...... P ,1. uf the l 0,098. " " ' +rmn was uenvered by Rev. V. G I Treamn'er--L,w 169006. C ,da-! son Guards, in recognition of their l -"- , , - patriotic services to the county dur. l Clifford' pastor of the Centreville +State Revenue Agent--Miller 124 ing the trying times of 1876: C. W.I Methodist church, after which all 8;Robertson llg,lq, i IIenderson, Henry Jbhnson, E. E. took the train on their return to rance Commissioner--Henry  Richardson, F. T. Stuart, J. F. De- Centrevillc $3,80; Bagnell BS3. , loach, L. T. Ventress, J. W. Whitaker, I Governor Parker On Train + Lied Commissiorter--Moore 118,. Richard Whitaker, W. L. Ferguso,+ On this short jorney-of nine mile., Christmas 91,0R4. Education -- Bond and W. T. Hays. t back to Centtvie occurred the out- ,711; Wodley 86,39 + Ray. C. C. Evans, of Natchez, wa! standing coincidence of the day. As ssioner Agritmlture Gar- then itroduced and delivered an!strange as it may seem, it is. true:. o  g9,14; Holloa 63,823; Hewer- address on the principles of the Ku that Governor John M. Parker, of! ton 16,00. Second primary between Klu Klux Klan, during the course of Garner and Hotton. I Railroad Commissiemer, Southern which he pointed out just what th distr--Brogan 3,920 Dennis 11,. organization stands for and what' 811; Holmes 1,963; Morgan 23,-' it opposes. He said that it was grow. o "8715; Rarny 17,231. Second pri+iing by leaps and bounds and was mary between Morgan and Holmes. rapidly taking its place as one of The committee adopted a resolh-. lion o the effect that no woman the potent influences for good in the otherwise qualified to vote August 28 affairs of our country. His addres shall be denied the right to vote be- was a straight+frward and forceful cause of faihare to lty poll tax for presentation of the tenets and teach. 1921. The adoption of this Tesolu. lion puts the attorney generM and lugs cf the order and was so accept. theommittee on the name ground. .Louisiana the man who has been t  fighting the Klan most bitterly, wa aboard. His presence was discovered, and then it was that [le members ot the Klan, .still wearing their regalia ound goood ? One 0t the bigeat surprises of the . j.p/!mary was the nomination of + Miller as revenue agent to aueceed the present encumbent, Stokes V. Robertsom This is a step orward towards tke future proser. THE UNIVE'RSAE CAll ity of Mississippi. Hubert Stevens, junior U. S. Sen- has endorsed of Henry L. Whitfiek] and ered to umke speeches in be half of his candidacy for governor. .Then, too, Percy Bell and Sennett Conner, defeated canRidates for guy. ernor, have let it be known that trtey are for Whltfleld. The suplmrt f such men means much to the su tess of any candidate. The editor of The Woodville Re publican supported Mike Conne for governor in the first primary, bttt .am he has been dropped, this paper 1 now giving its support to Henry L, Whittieid. Why ? Because he is, good, mta man; because he is r eafe man and one who will be an onor te our tate; because he wit] fill the offioe in an able and conseien. otm nmrmer @rid will never bring diredit upon our people. We wit] " meat certainly have reason to be proud of Govena0r Whitfield. Read the following manly state. meat from Misstaippi's next govern. or, lienry L. Whitfield, and then go help swell his majority on ANNOUNCEM00.NT of Interest to MILLIONS of FAMILIES *Sl will build a oar fop the multitude" Said Henry Ford in lg03--Read how the fulfillment ef tha; prophecy it now made possible through the' , Ford Weekly Purchase Plan For many years it has been Henry Ford's per. sonal ambition to make the Ford the universal car --to put it within the reach of te millions of people who have never been privileged to enjoy the ben fits of motor car ownership. During the past fifteen years over 7,500,000 Ford cars have been placed in the hands of retai} customers--more than a millilon and a half of them within the past twelve months---and yeb there are stir millions of families who are hopefully looking forward to the day when they can own a Ford. And now the way is open. Under the terms of thi plan you can select year Ford Car, set aside a small amount each w.ek and you wilt be surprised how soon you will own it. In the meantime your money will be safely dopes|to4 to your credit where it will draw interelL Think it over. Five dollars will start an account. The whole family can participate in it--father, mother, brothers and sisters each doing a little. Why not start today. Stop in and talk it ovP' with your local Ford dealer He will be glad to fully explain the details of the plan and help yl get started toward the ownership of a Ford ca +Ford Motor Company, Detroif, Michilan. WOODViLLE MOTOR CO. THUS. A. ROLAND, JR+, Manaee, Authorized Ford Delders. ++ "Expe " rlen 6 ---OUR OPFICERS AND DIREr' TORS ARE BUSINESS MEN, ANI$ BANKERS OF THE WIDEST PO SIBLE EXPERIENCE. ---CAPABLE MANAGEMENT, AND A DESIRE TO SERVE THE DEPO ITOR MOST EFFICIENTLY, SOME OF THE BIG REASONS WHY YOU SHDULD MAKE THIS BANK YOUR BANK. --START AN ACCOUNT HERE WITHOUT DELAY, AND TAKE ADVANTAGE OF OUR OPERIOR BANKING SERVICE, --WE PAY FOUR PER CENT I+ TEREST ON YOUR MON. Commercial Iember American Barlkls Association. WOODVILLE, . . . A FULL LINE OF' Fancy and Staple Groceri00 DELMONTE AND LIBBY CANNED FRUITS CANNED VEGETABLES.AND MEATS MACARONI, SPAGHETTI, Nee I- ALMEDA PURE GROUD COFFEE, in 3.pond tins. AND A General Line Dry Goods but with hoods 'turned buck to re-: er hand the Klansmen wore so jolly be hospitably received, but that he veal their identity, went up and each and jovial that the governor could, most get on to Baton Ro$ge. The AUGUST METZGER in turn paid his respects to the anti. do nothing but attempt ! to smile.' fact is that the event w s decidedly Ku KhLx governor. The bos were Several inxitations were extended t0,trylng one for the governer, and Woodvillo, Mi.siq.' all in a fine humor for fun, and they him to get off at Centreviile, assua' ! to our mind he wan in the attitude +had it at the governor's expense, ing him that he would be. treated of the' fellow who was making a i ed and enjoyed. Absolutely nothing occurred at wh'icb royally, but he declined wit b the re. manly effort t scare up a smile fit. --------o-- Dinner was then announced an he could take offense, but on the oth- ply that he was sure that ,be would ' ling the oceaon, but the smile "We can point wth pride to Mis- chief executive, Govenm[ ' ' ..... ----._ would not co, At Centreville h  :1:::::-':: ..... :::::= L. Whitfietd." Won't that  - i happened to oCupy that side of the [ , coach next to the depot, ao was in 4ARTEN full view of the immense crowd, all Pure o,_ ++ +__+ ;'G .... +;. more, than did the governor. Any. THE REXALL DRUG STORE i " '" . ' :" " way the governor p rayded one "' I the members of the "Roodville Klan Uniform" he was coming up topayavm! -------o i'" i, before long, so evidently he wan !! + [ S  fighting to keep up appearances. "I wish to thank those v. . friends of mine who cease. +--++ /tii in,crusts. I owe this splendid vic. most capable efforts. I to say that I have no re. to gratify nor any ill will fi those who opposed me. The fight + will be conducted 'i end. I will not resort t mud and will continue to stand , aS0LINE as a man and a public I will deeply appreciat, in rimary the support+ of all who want to see a ad more proeperous state.': of the sy, a we warning, a given eeb "Whit` 8 " ectfi f econd be sevib :: jeopardized by il/f realize the ' nation arrayed ! BestprLubrication + out lead there on the ,, and supporters, STAh00ARD Olt + Upon arrival at Centreville the members of the Kln disrobed arl thus was brought te a close a day which, as we said above, will lon$ be remembered for the pleasure tha! it held ut t the people. But above all it will b remembered fo the fac! that on this day hundreds of thos present were brought to a full reali- zation of just what the organization stand.a for, so are now in sympathy with the hosts who are already working in the ranks of this great ordc:. i i CARD OF THANKS. To the many friends who assisted us in every way during the illness and following the death of our be+ loved one, Sarah Cosey Morris, we wish to extend thank& Your many acts of kindne will never be for. gotten.--James .Morris, Mr Ana J. Cosey and Children. SHOES, T$, ffC. STATE OF MISSISSIPPI: "l To unknown heirs of j,t. t Morgan,' deceased; unkno"=,,l= o, o. ,,. k J. SESSION : ceased; nnknewn heirs of u) --e B, Morgan,  ..... "l . o _-+,u ; unlmoW'n + nears ox lSeaure rd "" ,m c Led ga morgar. de e ; unknown heirs of Ellerll E. Allison, deceased; unknown heire I [[ of. II. 5. ARisen, decemm; unknownt[I nears = allna Bradford, deceased;l unxno n nears of W. H. Whe/t, de-][[ eeased; uknra heirs, bf M KI who00 00+00Omce is ..k.o..; known bel of J, H. Allen. deceased;|[[ Mr Edmonta loberts; EnWene H.|E Robert; Morris Jouvenat7 L. ]. Har- risf Mrs. Emily J. King; C. C.. Mae:[i Leod; Allison Lumber Cempany';" alibi unknowla lmrtie in interest: I foYOU are eo.mmaded tO appeal" be. i re ne C'haneery C#ert of the! ..ounty of WLlkkson, in said grate, lit on the first MOnday of' Septem)er. R.A.J. SES00 Cour f+ Foster Creek' Lumber and l II Manufacturing Company, a corp6ra-l flea. werein -ou are defendants. 1 This 4tl day of Auzust, A. D. 1.3 fgel.] W.L.-HAY'S, Clerk: g-11-1923-4w. ..... STA?'E OF MISLfPPI. /a*s; all 0+, +ows STATE OF MISSISSIPPI. To Unk'OWn heirs of* Jeph Adid@ eat: To iObert Anderson, Caroline Beard. Henderson, deceased; Unlnwn ou are Jim And'croon and Janie Anders0ni of Joseph A Henderson, deceased"  fo::u, are.eommanded to appear be- unknown leirs of John/ ilkinson, il so refne .Chan.ry Comtt of Wilkin. Smith, ded@aed; unkne'- heirs ot' of  county, am@ state, on the first John S. Smith, deceased; unknown .onaay of .ber, g. V. 192: heirs of W'eern W. Magi;; decencY; Foster o aeena tim in " + R^  + ...... Itt, . said eoc-s,t ofl unknown hellT, of Western W. Muse _"aa wn!   am, wherein yoOldeceased urlnown heirs of A.  are a.eten.aant ]Henderson, de'ceased; MrK A. C. Henr ms tr A.D. t92lderson; Jo Hendeon: aa Hen.; THE REXALL DRUG STOR 2IARTEN /:i  i : ! it said, 'He is s The trouble Up the fight." (+ gave plurality of over $ ,000 in the first pr/mary and wiU l: " i an even arger maj'ority on tte!p to sweIT his a*- to yo mg'1. INCORPORATED YOU ALWAYS GET THE BEST OF EVERYTHIIqG, AT tHE RIGHT PRICES. AND WHEN YOIJ A4q IT, WHEN YOU BUY FROM REXALL DRUG STORE. WE A HERE TO SATISFY OUR CUSTOM. ERS ALWAYS, AND WE DO IT.