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&apos;OODVILLE, MISS. SATURDAY OCTOBER 6 1923 NO. 15 WEEVIL MAKING PROGRESS mlmittee Reports on Tour. il weevil infes- reduced, even under ad- to a degree that will of a reasonlfly cotton, provided the measures are intelIi- and co-ordinated already known to to large crop yields, special eommittee of Agricultural Workers COmpleted a tour that most ex:ensive and observations that made on boll weevil The primary election for 1924 may not be a tame affaar ater vii. In mi- dition to the nomination of four nu- preme court judges and a United State Senator, there will be eight highway commiasion to be nomi- nated. The law of 1922 increased the nunber of highway commissioners providing" for the election ot one from each of the eight congressional dis- tricts. W,Lile the office of tZe high, way commissioner carries no sa;ary it is one of tremendous importance and responsibilily since it virtually (eorgia Radiroad; C. P. of agronomy division, College; W. F. of Ala- met here to make a to President D. C. &sociation of Southern Workers. was appointed at i spend s milMous upon roads, whert ; of the assUciation at I half of the same are paid by the gov- 6, 7, and 8, and was t ernmnet, and half by counties or ;)eats. W. R. Dodson, College of agriculture, ! That department wil! become of more importance after the ]egsiatur6 of University; H. W. 11924 incorporate the amendment sub- South CaroLina experi o j mitted by the legislature of 1922 and J. N. Harper, director  ratified by the people at the Novem- committee Southern i ber election of that year In the consth J.A. Eva.us, l tu.tiont This amendment takes err- of agriculture; J. F. I taln RJads out of the hands of.Jo agricuhura] agent, i boards of supervisors and l,laes them under the control of the highway come ndsdoner. hns Just completed of the test plats, and experimental i was believed that the work was in prog- included the work in South Carolina, Mis- end Louisiana, that le super'ision of state uthoriLies. ezaznlned more than plt and more tim according to pre* of farm pracUce, but have been and results ther by records of bloom- and seed cotton Superintendent HlnaChan T'tt h sent a circular to every member of tl state senate and house of repre- sentalives urging them to agre# to supplement, by legislative appropria- tion, the $$40.000 donated t 52 boards of supervisors of the state, civic or- ganizations and others, for a hospital at the Soldiers' Home at Be&spelt. Superintendent Tartt states  pre& ent hospital, or so-called hospitaL la woc<leu fire trap, with three or four decrepit nmates to a room, and In case of fire many if not all of them would be cremated. If the legislature will approp'._ate $40,000 to be added to the $40,006 in hand, it is propol to build an $80,000 fireproof, mod- ern hospital. If the legislators should indicate by their answers to Mr. Tartt that they will not do this, it is under- otond that the best hospital possible will be erected with the $40,000 in hand. Statement comes from Washington that Mississippi will be called upon together with the other southern cities to name 25 women for the Tern ple of Womanhood in the federal city. The names of the 26 will be chosen from 'those Miss'.ippi women who have Pick Prize Jersey=. October 5, a display Jersey cattle will two herds to rep- county at the Meridian It wit I be under of the committee ap Okitibbeha Chamber of select the herds to rep- Ihed the most lustre their state upon -m_the fields of patriotism, phlla new ! thropy and literature Th names are to be selected by a committee, it is understood, after the merits of the different women have been discussed in newspapers. The names are to be placed in te Temple of Womanhood in Washington op tablets of tmperish- Contract Let. on the to be built on will begin oontract was awarded of Jackson, who has the largest buildings mett Hull of Jackson of the building, which [ able stone. The pcttts sent out the largest and best in [ from Washington says it is proposed Bods is,sued for the new t that the name selected to represent on the old amount- the ultimate" choice of each state. They will be Inscribed upon stone columns representing their states, Make Bond. Fwhieh columns wll| surmount the tern- Mack Mercer and [ ple arrested in connection | hag of Dave Hutto in [ From all accounts, there will be released on bond. Met- [several bills relating to doge introduc- at $3.000 and at $50. THE ACRE. Grow= Cotton and of Corn. W. Matthew=, located Springs, and 20 years has been Comtmlty as the on account of the crops he has grown the successful man- he handles this crop to is alo an expert bell weevil district. 50 acres of cot- been treL md Is now om thee 0 acre un- and his intensive 50 bales ot eel- cotton to the acre. this cotton erop, Mr. Orte ot the beet corn of MispPL after his cabbage laud yield htm e'oI each year. ed and presd at  coming legisla- ture. Hen. We L. Spears of Byhalia. Marshall County, who was a member of th legislature of 1916, and who was a strong advocate of the dog law, is among the members of the incoming legislature. The bill introduced at the session of 1922, by Representative Mitts of Lee, failed of a constitutional majority, though it had a good ma- jority of those member present and voting. As the. Mitts hill carried a tax pf $1.00 for male and $2.00 tax for femalb dogs, it was regarded a$a revenue bill, and revenue bills are required to receive tln'ee-ffft, hs of a vote in each house of the leg,=stare. It is understood that Coy. Russell. who JJas spent the summer -lth Mrs. RseL! at their home between I- loxi and Gulfpo with executive head- quarters at the iatet place, will re- return at the end eL the week to the mansion at Jackson. It Is currently reported around .the new capitol that Governor and M.RtmeH axe so fond of the coast and have made so many pleasant friends and wquainLuce there.  the governor may, at the expiration of his term, next January, nke his permanent home there, and Praice law at Oulfport. The leglture of 195  a law creating a postmaer or mail dlstrib Utor for the two ho8, doing away with the custom OP each house !ng a Potmast ae pracuced for more than a qtmxter of a century. The compenzatton of tl" new official who ix to be e.hesen by the two hottses In JOint Ikembly, at the JBe time that a ztat Rlrarian is elected $.00 a chty, The elate boarder pardo will hold two more lons befor the expira- tion of Governor Rnmqdl', term. One of rhone will be the first Monday in October, and the Other the first Mow day In January, L94. It 1= probable that the board t its October lon will Zms upon some !26 applications and COnsider 1,000 applications, all told, pending before the board of par- dons. Tlm board of pardons is wllt out powe to grant but may who the 4 River Com- Weet ot Greenville. a the from a trip of levee axtd revetment un a oddersble mad d t he find the labor sit- tb he had an- both the levee cow work w 9tgrem, etm. has "leal rare=t, of Haglehurst, who dealer, and zSttlev. Remodei o..led by GERMANS PREPARE FOR SETTLEMENT MEET ONE CONDITION LAID DOWN BY POINCARE. SAUSAGE FACTORY ROBBED Frehch Premier Will Demand That Passive Resistance Must Act- ually Cease Before Negotia- tions Can Be Opened. Berlin.--It was officia'.ly announced here that the ordinance of January 13. suspending deliveries in kind on reparations to France and Belgium, had been annulled. Paris.--The news from Berlin that the German government had finally withdrawn the ordinance suspending deliveries in kind to France aria Belgium on reparation accounts ,,,as received with satisfaction in French official circles. Parls.--Premier Poincare in his peech at Ailly will define the condi- tions which Germany must fulfill fore France enters into reparation negotiations with her and before the effective cessation of passive resist- ance in the Ruhr will be recognized, It was learned In semi-official quar- ters close to the government. The first of these conditions isthat work in the occupied territory ,be put on a pre)ccupatlon basis. The sec- ond is that deliveries in kind be re- sumed. London.The feeling in Berlin po- litical circles generally, as outlined in a Rester dispatch from the Get- .man capital, is nowise optimistic con- cerning 0e prospect of a successful agreement with FranCe on repara- t.ions. A strong suspicion prevttLts, accordlng.to the dispatch, that the French are going to prove more un- compromising and will make still fur. ther impossible demands. Meanwhile the whole country Is ae- scribed as tranquil, including Bavaria and its capital, Munich, where Dr. Von Kahr is showing his zeal as dictator by having the bui ding of rae Munich Post searched for arms, wRh zne as- sistance of armored cars In case ot resistance. Forty rifle= and two ma- chine guns, apparentl intended for mm incase of attack ,by Hittler's bands, were seized. Sfrangely enough, Hittler himself watched the raid from an automobile, and this aroused the suspicion that he was responsible for it. Complete disregard of the "state of emergency" was shown in Berttn oy a half dozen masked men, <no, armed with revolvers, entered the office or a sausage factory and made off wth 100.000,009.000 marks. The littcal situation in Saxony is said by Saxon industrialists to be very serious. They have asked Chan- cellor etresemann'by telegraph to op pose any efforts to rescind the state of emergency. EXCHANGE DEBT FOR PEACE. President Head Plan= Campaign In Bankers' Plan. Atlantic City, N. J.Walter Heard, of Omaha, new president of the Amer- ican Bankers' Association, announced that he would begin at once  cam- paign to carry out the association's plan for cancellation of the amen debt to the United States for guar- antee of peace in Europe. He also said e would promote leg- islation designed by the banlters as- sociation to safeguard the federal re- serve board against Political ffom-  nation. PER OUNCE FOR CHALK. Orug Addi Claims Paying 8urn to Alegl Dope Pedler. New Orleanz.--Tom Wright, Jr., al- leged peddler o nxeotic o sold RoSs Cunningham, eonfemul drug addict, plain powdered chalk at $90 an ounce. the latter clalm, wza he preferred ch,rges agalnst'the f0rmer. FORD ASKS REHEAR|NG, Assigned Cer   Decislon Hal a Widoap'Effect on Price. Washingto--Hnry Ford flied a petition with the interstate commerce commission, asking reconsideration of its July decision in the assigned car case, wlelx, he Contends, would Imve =a widespread effect upon the price" of Ford "ears. The genera] result of the decision against which Mr. Ford complalm w to rofu to coal mines and utili- ties owning their own coal cars the right to control those cars in the sbJllmet of [neL Build Powerful Airplane Engine. Londo--A giant airidane engine of six cylinders, each developing more than 250 orsewer, is now being Imilt for Byita&u*s latedt air benchers. It will be the moat formi- dable air engine in existence. "1ioyd George Com|ng. IMAGNU00 fliTS RESERVE 00;YSTEM DOE8 NOT WANT ANY BANKER8 ON BANK BOARD. * HE OPPOSES WORLD LEAGUE New Farmer.Labor Senator Thinks a Little Government Ownership Might I-vlp---Speake For Radical Group. e New York--A federal reserve,board composed of a manufacturer, a wZo]@ sale dealer, a retailer, a farmer and a representative of og'anized labo was advocated by Senator Magnus Johnson, of Minnesota, as a "medium whereby a government of all the peo ple might 'temper the power n0 profit seeking of its most ,powerful class to the welfare of all classes ot the country." The farmer-senator spoke befor Progressive League forum in Carne gie Hall He characterized the federal re serve board as black with the crtm{ of deflation perpetrated against 9 per cen of the people on behalf el the financial two per cent. Criticlze tle Agricultural Department as being 'loaded up with meat packers, cot- ton speculators, grain dealers and Standard Oil educators," opposed government ownership of the rail- roads until there was more public in. terest to watch non-political manage- ment, and discussed foreign policies whic,% he felt were being used by the major political parties to distra attention from "bad domestic poll. Ciea.'" Recognition of the Ru#slan soviet government as a trade measure was recommended by Senator Johnson who said he believed peace could ,be promoted by well-conceived treaties although he doubted the wisdom o! egagtng in "ernsades to make the world safe for demoergcy." He insist ed, however, that America not b hound to eaxry on war for anothez nation. He said foreign conditions had been blamed falsdy as the principal faeto in bad business condition. hereas 9 per cent of. American business was done in America. The people of Min. nesota, he said, were convinced that American strength and prosPerity d pended on the prosperity of the work. ing classes, adding that the farner. labor revolt which elected him want. ed a restoration of American prlnci- pies. not an overthrew. LEAGUE FLItURE BEI.IEVE BONUS; RESTS WITHU S BILL WILL PASS, ,,,o,,,o-oo" ASSEMBLY'8 PRESIDENT BEGS U. 8. TO JOIN GREAT WORK. HOPFUL AS SESSION ENDS Even If America Declines to Become a Member, "She Cannot With- hold Her Aid," Declare8 Dr. Torrlente. Oeneva.After a month's sessmn, during which the period of the Greco- Italian crisis had been passed through to a final solution of the difffculy, the fourh, assenbly of the League ot Ntions adjourned Saturday in an at- mosphere of satisfaction among the delegates for the achievements of the session and firm hope in greater ccomplishmente for the future. It was made entirely clear -by the speakers at the final session that the hoPe of the future was pinned largely on coliaboration, by the United States whenever it could be obtained, wib the constructive plans of the league, even if the day never should come when America will Oe actually found among the members. Dr. Cosine de la Torriente, of Cuba, presi(ent of the assembly, in an elo- quent valedictory address took Amer- ica and placed her in definite form before the delegates, declaring mat her aid was vastly in, portent for the future of mankind. Spontaneous a)plause rang through- out the great auditorium as Dr. Tor- rlente spoke thus of te United States, and it broke out anew wnen the Cuban statesman, aiming to snow that he did not despair of eventual American adherence, gae voice to thl eentimevt: "I hope that once an agreement is reached regarding the form and man- ner of their eo-operaLion ta our work, we shall be able to welcome th reIP resentatives of that great American nation which gave birth to Washing- ton, Lincoln, Wilson and Harding that People Which represents o pow- erful a mo,-al and material force in the world and w,hieh or that 'ery reason cannot, although it has not ratified the covenant, refus e the leaKue Its valuable assistance. "Until that day I trust that, Just ae Amerlcan representatives recently collaborated in the settlement of cer. tain questions, so "when oter prob- lems of world importance, arise in the solution of which the United States LEGION LEGISLATWE COMMIT- TEE POLLS THE SOLONS. WARN OF BUSINESS DRIVE Legionnaires Believe Adjusted Com- per]satlon Will Paas House 8 to 1, and By 18 Vote= In the Senate. Washington.--The legislative com- mittee of the American Legion will report to the legion convention in San Francisco next month he paw sage of adjusted compensati(legis- lation during the next session:he congress is "absolutely certain."--" nThe report will also warn against a new drive by business against bhe soldier bonus, on the supposition it will pre- vent a tax reduction. After surveying the membership of both houses of congress the legon committee has concluded the legisla- tion will pass the house by a vote of 7 or 8 to 1 and the senate with 15 votes to spare. Enough favorable votes are anticipated to adopt ao measure over a veto. "The November elections," says the report. "held during bhe recess, clearly demonstrated the resentment of the voters at the failure of the sen- ate to override the presidential veto and Senators Calder of New York, Dupont of Delaware, France of Mary. land and Frellnghuyse of New Jer- sey, all of whom voted to sustain the veto, were repudiated at the Polls by their own states. Sweeping changes were also made in the house of repre- sentatives, 1'0 new members being elected to the lower house, wich in addition now contain= seven vacan- cies." The committee declared there never has been a question bout the over- whelming desire of the house to pus the bill and stated 50 of tle 74 hold- over senators are favorable. Of the 21 new senators, 18 are listed for the legislation irrespective of a veto., "The general opposition to the ad- justed compensation measure," the committee stated, "is being conduct- ed by be United States Chamtr of Commerce. the National AsSoclauon of Manufacturers and the National Industrial Conference Board, orffani- rations composed of the big business interests of the country, and It would be an interesting study after their perusal of their various allied and af- filiated associations to ascertain to ( 1923. We=tern NewPsser Unlon ISS ELEANOR sat, her eyes wide in wonder, hands trembling as she lifted from the florist's box the marvel of her gift. I wa long since flowers had come to MIss Eleanor; long since she had lee4 the name written of the man who Nag them. It was marvslous how James Wh ters had traveled the way to WOlddi]f imeeess. Eleanor sutmeribed !. for - city paper where he made and lind followed his caree, that might have possible There was no notice of marriage to grieve her, so she the fallacy of her faith. But came word of his prominence bX the profession of law and later, the unb lierable achievementJame WinterJI became Mill City's mayor. Imstnlght Miss Eleanor had beml able" to sleep; turning on her pillow lit the moonlight which whitened the b4-. room furnishings, she had gone over again the news the Mill City paper brought. The respected mayor wmt gravely ill ; bulletins were lued every hour and the latest gloom wa serious, indeed. " ' : ...... :'*" ",,"   ''i'" Nell was very cheery at C0ne Joked and laughed sister as usual ; Amt Elesno: 'oved in thought from them both ternoon came to her per until evening. Then, with the ef twilight, bad come a knock, a florist's box from MIU The name was ea the Eleanor Mredith, Ly k, gri "ale, had b#en mailed that was glad that Nell and there to see her bewildered Joy. fastened, they lay red. and white, and pink. A among the ters to Nell." his little love name for her. the flowers reverently to her faded lilm--refl roses still, for love that had not died through an tmexplatnab silence. Tears dropped on the flowers, of a chastened Joy. way, that James Winters was Knew that the bulletins read by rowing people now announced fact. The rosa told her message; that all had been tween them. So he belonged Im llgr faith found its reward, Eleanor looked twilight was light, and knew, too, that lonely no more., For her erie= could never be empty "We do not want convulsions of sc can assist us, we shall see them work- what extent these Industries profited Nell came, singing, to turn on ciety," he asserted, "and are doing ing side by side with us in that high out of the war. and if any of their llght and found her aunt. For th more to prevent em than some who faith and enthusiasm they have el- members are included in those re- time Mim Eleanor, bending over pose as the leading ohamplons of sta- ways displayed in every kind of dis- centiy called to account by the de- owers, told the story of her bllity." Frequently using the* phrase. "Wall tntorejted endeavor." pertinent of Justice of the United of its fulfillment in Street gentlemen," he said the idea The league of untieD= assembly States in actions ,brought to recover The Mill City that strength and prosperity mighf session was productive of another vast sums of money paid them on ning's mall. It was be developed by helping the rich be- constructive debate, f.is time on sis- war contracts." kome from the peat ofltC come richer more rapidly, was false, armament. The assembly voted to out the family allowance. ML and sought to show that the federal forward to all overnments for the RADIO A REBUILDER. knew before she reserve board's deflation, by means examination and opinion the draft of "James Wlntern, of Interfering with credit, was a poor the treaty of mutual assistance among Wrecked By His 8hoemake Man ofDead."his beehelorimod.The article mentioned POlicy. the nations, the fundamental note of May Be 8aped by His Electrician. Mi FAeanor, Senator Johnson said finaneter" the pact being disarmament in pro- Chicago.Man tas been wrecked lflghi than he hul needed government aid and paternal- portion to national assembly, by his shoemaker, but may be saved m" tam less than any class of business Although several speakers opposed by his electrician, according to dec. Nell tOOk the when the board called loans and rais. the text of the treaty, all the dele- tots attending the convention here them In a chelee blue ed the re-discount rates to aid them, gates held that the project, as a a- of the American Association of Med, In her own hgh eyes although the government thought it sic effort, embodied a great step for- ico-Physical Research. ' kiss her aunt s cheeks. would be a crime to interfere with ward. Radio is destined to obecome me "I hope," td Nell the laws of sum)ly and demand when Dr. Urrutia, of Colombia. shared great rebullder of broken men, ac grandly stricken farmer= asked maoh-lnery to dth Lord Robert Cecil's often-voiCed" cording to Dr. George S. Foden of taPe and stab41ize wheat priers. He said re view that moral disarmamen must Detroit, who predicted that cancer publicans had nrged . co-operation precede effective material disarms- and even tuberculosis Will be cured into among farmers as a panacea for de` merit. He declared that real progress in the near future by radio vibration. flation, but he found the bPst orgaut, would only come when the work ot Every disease has its own wave looked eagerly about. Nell ration feeble when the markets were the permanent court of International length, he added. , meet "ldm. '1"hey asped weak from the higher credit of the justice became more nearly universal Dr. . E. Hosmer of New York in- "I found my way deflation period and it attendant um and Its Jurisdiction was made corn- dicted the hoemaker. maid the young man, ".but employment, puisory. "We ought to walk with heels half hurry back The senator could lot agree with Dr. Urrufla reminded the assembly an inch lower than the balls of the no doubt, of proposals to aboTtsh the reserve sY that the American Jurist, Elihti Root. feet," he. said, "ad instead we let the tern, believing that the "two per had expressed the view that war could shoemaker reverse it and build the ;ent" would control whatever govern- not be avoided by promises and reso- heels higher. mental financial organization re- lutions but only by 0rganlzing those :The eult Is hat every organ lteplied. I read the notlc , placed It wtle the voters remained modern forces which are against war th body s thrown out of its I learned a life secret. pathetie. Neither would be get en. su'oh a way theft when Mze contim position. Shoes should not have aunt has been in love with thustastlc over the provision for agency arises these forces can be em- t/all. '' 1 ! her life. I am afraid dirt farmer on the board, as long as pl0yed practically.  lt. But always she has all the dlrt farmers were "selected "The same principles were pro- PLAN $5,000,000 TEMPLE, memage from hla by the two per cent." claimed recently y the late Presi- -- confidence, Today Senator Johnson recalled the con. dent Harding, to whose emory I Chicago Masons Will Build On 01d  eamewhen .I wts out. tention of the railroads that govern- sire to pay grateful tribute," Iroquof, Theater 81to. ]uff name---which Is ment egu!ation costs them $1,000,- Dr. Urrutla. He declared the pan Chicago--The old Iroquois Theatre, Cover, and on the 1 000,000 a year, asserting that fin=no- American congress at Santttgo had ing coat a half" billion and In .tnar done much tow=r4 estabilshig peace where hundreds were burned to death iame which Ihve not or suffocated In the Iroquois :Jeater "there is one and a lf billions ham in South America and he hoped 'the firs of 1903, and which was later re` dleSp for government operation over Havana congress in 1926 would bring built and rechristened the ColoniaL. private." e deplored criticism ff =bout still greater progress, is to make way for a Masonic Temple those who drge "a little public OWn- " " ricing. 300 eet aove the sidewalk ership.- Students Make Farm Survey. and costing $5,000,000, It was. an- AehialuL---A oommullity farm sur, nounced when leases were signed Flyer Fomed Down. vey is being made by the farm man- whereby the Masonic Corporation Houston, Teltrker D. "Cram=r, agemem claes of the AshisI Con. takes over the theater and adJoinL civilian aviator, who hopped ogf  here solidated High 8ehl, under the su. propery, giving a 140-foot frontage in an attempt to male a nonstop fly pervision of the agriculturailet. This on Randoll etreet. to Clarion, Pa.,' was forced down at is a tep towas the orgtaltien of "Iae lease ed by her Hickman, Ky., by a broken water this couty into a  more efficient Corporation is for 127 connection, and stable faainff  for a total rental .of abogt my Plan Hartling Highway. Ford in New ApPoi.ted Washington.-A road of remora- Ieonis N. Waaington.--J, branee for Wqe-,ren O. Harding, bean- spending honm Clty who retires as waxden oz ay,ve not put tiffed by  by 6,000 school h motor trl the federal pelfltetiary at Atlanta, announcement children, is to he t In Allen coum newsPaPer men were wu named a general prohtbitlou era ,are another ty.'Ohio. The Hang high,way  views and to nom did he reveal him =Beat by Federal Prohibition ffi. add to her IAma will he plant f0r 26 miles. - deMdnelkz li loner Haynes. ltight, Jim, yOn, Dr. Lorem Returns. prssldent Wresting With Wheat. Bandit Robe With Glass Pistol Bouthanton, ngland.  lrmer New York.--Dr. Adolf Lorenz, the Wadditon.--Out of the ms o Philadelphia.  A lled bandit, Pemier Isvid Lloyd George sailed famous ecpoznt of bloodless SUrl fozzmr relief plans piled 0 his dealt .wearing a robe with "K. K. K." mint- for New Y'mk aboard the stesmsb erY, who has been in Vienna for ebe Coolidge is uekiag the ed on the breast, held u, with a toy by to r to o ldstoI, their flaturday, a in