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October 13, 1923

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i ANNOUNCEmeNTS. For District ?',r-y R. E. BENNETT For State .qna',or" D. C. BRA::LETT For Re,,,en t, Nve W. F. T!TCKFR ALEX K. FARRAR discourse. His clos :f the eabishment of Fanklin ins words of admonition whic co :. , h n- t,c:,demy on December 27th, 1814: tamed a message of love, sympathy , Ed|tdr and Propri.'-, ;,e rs incorporated academy of peace and co-operation among "al? .,ur cuu:at:, its location bein in peoples, was among the most beaui-I ..... :, l_ca,n neighborhood, about ful that this writer has ever heard in advance ............ $:.'.o hree miles west of CentrevHie. The Holy Communion was then Next came the Pinckneyville Acad. celebrated, and joined in by many! a Wc:,;1]e i .'my cn December 25rd, 1815, and members of other congregations, t ma; umtter. / n he same dv the Wilkinson --'-- t \\;c:'demy, aL Woodvillc, was estab- On that afternoon at 4 o'clock I ihcd. It is probable that Jefferson Bishop Green held services at St. !)arm attended the later institution Sylvanus' church at Pinckne)wille. I lug- here the speaker called atten-:The rite of confirmation was admin- .ion to the hizt0ric fact that the !istered to Mrs. Evans S. Wall, Jr. i :'Pzabeth Female Academy, stab-and to Mr. Lane W. Brandon. This l isied at Washlnon, Adams county i service was attended by a numbel n February 17th, 1819, was tle of people from ,this town as well as irz institution of learning for [drl by a large number from the Pluck- this or any other state, and it is ne-vflle neighborhood. )f equal interest to know that the The last service of the centenary Fo," Sheriff H. A. WOOD Fo;" CBanc'ry Cerk W. L. HAYS r-,, C'rc.:t Cleh JOHN L. HATS FOr S";ninnt ,t Et.ucation JOSEPH N. M2LLER For Atesor E. E. RICHARDSON For GuverLnr. , D:strlct NOLAN S. CAGE For upervi,or, Fifth District T. G. BROWN CENTENNZA, CELEBRATION OF ! ST. PAU.'S CHURCH. liahop Bralton and Bi,hop Green 't'oe ''/ho Were Here anJ Tooh Part. t. Paul's piscopal church of week celebrated it h nniversary, this be. v. James A. Fox performed di- and preached in the in Woodvitle, which con- birth of St. Paul's Epis- clmrch here Sdin commemo this epoch-making event oi years ago, a centenary was begun on Thursday October 4th, 1923, and Sunday evening cos on Thursday, Friday % fizt service of the celebration Wilkinson Female Academy, at Voodville, was chartered just two tays later on February 19th, 1819. These are just a few of the many historic facts which were brought mt by Mr. Jones, who, during his address, called attention at frequent intervals to the important part play- !n the county's history by those men ho had been communicants of St. Paul% church. He was followed by Rev. Henry G. Hawkins, pastor of the Woodville celebration was the union one which was held at the cour house on un. day evening, at which an unusually mge audience was present.. Rev. Mr. Hawkins, of the Methodist church, took charge of the service by request. A duet was sweetly sung by Mrs. D. H. Wallace and Mrs M. L. Robinson. Venerable David E. Holt preached the sermon of the evening. This was a most spiritual and inspiring effort on the tmrt ,el this aged clergyman, proving beyond doubt that in spite of his advanced Methodist church, who spoke most age that his mind is still active interestingly on the beginnings of Bishop Green was then asked to othec denominations in this section, speak, and this he did in a manne He te!d how as early as 1572 Fathe, most fitting. With the benediction Davi=:on had v]sited this county by Rev. J. C. Lawder, of the Chi heid on Thursday morning, Oc. ing all these years as the center and 4th, at 10 o'clock, when the be birthplace of this Diocese, a debt well filled with members of gratitude was due to it. He spoke as it was on each suc. f the many men whom this churcF skir.g. his headquarters at Natchez and said that it was not until 1780 'hat the other churches made thei appearance, Richard Curtis, of the Baptist church, being the first. Cur. is was followed by others, Lorenzc Dew. of the Methodist church, corn, 'ng in 1803. He gave many very instructive facts of history, showin what a student he has been alon this line. He said that the Baptist hurch here was perhaps over om hundred years old, but this fact could not be established, as all records had been lost, and that the MethodiSt church also Was very old He paid a beautiful tribute to the ervice done for this county an4 tate by the trustees of St. Paul'., church, as referred to by Mr. Jones and closed with a touching reference o the prevailing spirit of unity which exists among the various congregst2ons of our town. Ray. Albert Martin, rector of the Episcopal church in Yazoo City and editor of The Church News, was th next speaker. He said that one hun. dred years, was a long period of time as reckoned in our country, and that as St: Paul's church had stood dur- asion. It was very fitting appropriata that this, the first so memorable an occasion conducted by that much had given to the country, and paid a t,bute to the venerable Dr. Logan a former rector who is now living the eventide of his life in Pass Chris. deeply cnsecgated di- ian, and who, he declared, has done' , Theodore Dubose Brat. more than any other man. in the there is no more Diocese in the work for his Master man in His, too, was an inspirational talk church.. He wa and greatly enjoyed. Josesh Kuehnle The Centreville quartette, com. of Trinity church vosed of Mrs. Jo Redhead, Mrs. M years ago L. Robinson, Mrm Lee Robinson and iss Missie Robinson, then gave e very lalmnonious vocal selection. The Venerable David E. ttolt, whc the symbolism of altar can. shared wilh the two bishm)s the title prayer, dedicated a pair of "Tiae Hectored Guests,;' and who candle sicks, which had is a native of Woodville and a forme, by Mr, and Mr D. C to the memory of the communicant of this church, was the C. Bramlete. Then next speaker. " Good evening, eonfirmatio was dmin- friends! I knew your parents and Mis Elizabeth Wildblood grandparents. I loved them and ! a sermon by the Bishop. *hen delighted his hearers with hi come of which he word pictures and recitations of in. the real meaning Holy Communion. He said cidents of the past, when Communion is to be the "Life seemed formed union between the pastand of sunny years, so it was most fitting that And ell the heart then this fact at knew of pain, }as aout com. Was washed away Communion in transient tears," about the dif. many dnomina- He said that he was born in thi of his county in 1843, and served for four e he alway long years as a member of Co. K. I6th Miss. Regiment.. He lived here and reared a family after the war to have beer and was for many years a communi: cant of SL Paul's. He entered the Bishop Brntton ministry after leaving here and is cord;,1 now an archdeacon on the retired of  al! llst with privilege to preach when. service. :er he so.desires. It was good to at six o'clock  ear this distinguished son of Wil. :the" Parish kinson county :recount the days of 'ly been mug ago, and it was touching to have re. him presente d by his grandson, the present also beloved rector. Every word that fell from his lips was listened to with interest. Bishop Bratton concluded these whom were addresses by expressing the pleasure nders, Mrs. and delight that it had given him tc Johnson, Mi.s Vcrono hare in this celebration. He then Elizabeth Johnsor said that he took special delight in Plitt. Ths, seeing grandfather and randson by the vsiing take part in this occasion. He offer. ed a prayer for those present, fez thoe absent of all denominations the occasion, After the Jr., .rector of a pyeent chicken and ice tea was hour delightfully with tian church, the centenary celebra- tion was brought to a close. This report of the centennial cele-'- brauon of . Paul's ChUrCh Would De i,compiete were we ail to men- tion the ac that to Ray. Dwd Kldred Holt, Jr., the preent rector s largely hue the succe of this occasion. This young man came o this Parish in July, 1922, after get> ung nrs his B. A. degree and later his L*. D. uegree at ,te uulyerlcy of the eatl at Sewanee, and toes up the work here as Deacon. unt year laer, on June 19, 1923, he wa advanced to the Priesthood by lishol Bratton, assisted by Bishop Grcc, Since his arrival here he has worked faitnfui,y and zealou.iy ;o" l*c upbuilamg of the churches under hi charge, S. Paul's at Woodwille, and 6t. 5ylvanus' at Pinckneyville. Not only has he done this but he has also cheerfutl Z joined wih the other min- isters of the town in the work ot furthering the cause of Christ in our county. Under his guidance and direction both of his own ehurche nave grown in membership, and new life has been injected into the con- gregations. It was most fitting that Ray. Mr. Holt should be here to plan and direct the celebration just held for he is descended from a line of ministers, both of his grandfathert &aving been clergymen in the Epim copal church, and that his paternal grandfather, who is a native of this 4th, of the during reviewed in in trustees and for the people generally Of our I county, and so brought the service |to a close. | The ce[eSration was continued on |Friday evening at 7:30 o'clock, at |which time a special program of |music was ive by the choir, and a sweetly rendered vocal solo by Mrs another P. M. Stocked. T,% sermon of that in evering was delivered by Ray. H. W. WIrs, fgrmer recf0r of" St. Paul's nd now" rcctor of the Episeopa} chure at Laurel presided and At the eleven o'clock hour o Ham Sunday morning, the church was well ab l!ed, and at this time. the Right Ray. Wiliam Mercer Green, BishoT Coadjutor of this Diocese. conducted as touching service. He took his text from the ram treat 15th chapter of St. Paul's letter to the Romans. but before beginning the devoovment of his suSject, he' gave a short but jnferesting histori: cM review of the early church in this t S "  " " ectmn, tie sa that when L,eut.] Guvon fired tile seventeen guns at I Natctiez in 1798 in celebration of t the rafsin, of the flag of the United / event mared the dawn' religious &ecdom fbr these parts tha Envlish rather than and relic.ion were o minister Protestant tc ecd-lon. He then of ,t. P- Jolm Jeer, Moses Harry Cage, A,-' Callendar, .Tho. If Egg] eaton. prominent in this one having, contributed its edueation'J of LLi Section 6, county, was able to come and take part in the services. His mother's ather, Rev. Alex Marks, was a min- ister in charge of St. Paul's at the time that" church was about ' fifty years old, in 1876, being at that time rector of Trinity church in Natchez The people of this county, without regard to church affiliation, have r ceived him as their ozn and are ex- tending to "him an affection which it most cordial and sincere. m ..... Bummm mm--dh whom the rvnabut, has zlwa been wry popularare wl plea'-d with the ctmag,, emixl in this model Alw &gg'ed, the cat has heml made dacidedl x trimme and more comtonabh. This result is omined by raising the radiator and enlrging the cow!; making a cided improvement in 100k and proiding A well designed top and slanv xxlndsM:Id do their toward adding a fmld, c!n:ct ap;.earaz. -ke it a l:L.t to see Ce other new udels also oa dl-l:taflm our show room. ritz. Ford F'eckiy Pur,:ham ., TRUSTEE'S SALE. By virtue of the authority vested in me as Trustee in that certain deed in trust executed by S. E. Wal- ker on the 15th day of March, 19]7. :o secure Wilkinson County, Missis- sippi, for the use of the ixteenth Section School Funds, in the pay- ment of the note mentioned and de-] scribed in said deed in trust and be- t ing for the sum of $300 with eight i per cent interest per annum, the said' deed in trust being of record in said Wilkinson County, Mssissippi, in Mortgage Book No. 3, at page 25, de- fault having been made in the pay- ment of the said note, and being thereto requested, I will, as such Trustee, on Monday, October 22, 1923, at the Court House in Wood. villa, Missiippi, in lawful hours offer for sale and sell to the highest bidder for cash the lands conveyed in said deed in trust and therein de- scribed as follows, to-wit: In Wil. kinson County, Stae of Mississippi. described as: All West half (W) THOS. A. ROLAND, JR., Managero Authorized Ford Dealers. 11 [ ,, 1 West, being an undivided I-6 in- :eres. At such sale I will convey only such title as is vexed in me as Trustee, which is believed td lb good. s West, lyin South of the public road. except 40 cres on which the Resi- dence of the Late *Suck Walker is situated, and except the SE of SW% of said Section, containing 145 acres, more or less. Also all my DAVID CARTER, Trustee. undivided interest in the SE of] 9-29-1923-4w. Township 2, Range 1 SW%, Section 6, Townsh{p 2# nge AT O'AOI00SON ONE OF THE GREATEST SOUTHERN AGRICULTURAL AND INDUSTRIAL FAIR FIREWORKS-- crapinI tka Navy lowing up of Maser Battle Ship Lots of Action HORSE RACES KU KLUX PARADE COUNTY AG'RICULTURAI EXHIBITS IN COMPETITION FOOT BALL MES Miflsaps vs. Birmingham Southern Miss. College vs. Howard C..olle Ole Miss w. A. & M. Hinds A. H. S. vs. Lincoln-Copiah A..H S. PUBLIC SCHOOL DAYS Thirty New a Up-teDat MIDWAY SHOWS PAGEANTS AND PARADES JACKSON WFA.COMES YOU ONE WEEK TO 200[h Ample Facilities to care for , Out-oGTown Visitors Fare and One-Half on all Railroad T,O.. Toledo /1 '--' .:,aa" ; J1 b rein m@ tr ,mats ad 50 oA It  f tm, torwanl and hack lugge etc., b movi" e The new Overland Champion is the first all-purpose car! Doors tront and rear! Washable u Lholste00!. Steel body! Bgger new engine. Overla00aqual/ts; re!iabilityand, economy! Come in--get complete detai00l 1 Abe Cohen, Agent, Woodville. ma.k i:A"O a uU tired t ta the rr to campt, When You Need IF YOU ARE THE AVERAGE MAN OR WOMAN, YOU HAVE TWO COURSES OPEN WHEN YOU NEED MONEY QUICKLY. ONE IS TO BORROW ITIF YOU CAN; THE OTHER IS TO DRAW IT FROM YOUR SAVINGS ACCOUNT, WHERE IT HAS BEEN AWAIT- ING THE EMERGENCY. EVEN WELL-TO-DO PEOPLE TAKE NO HANCES ON BORROWING THEY ALL HAVE THEIR SAV- INGS ACCOUNTS. BE WISE A2qD FOLLOW THEIR EXAMPLE. OPEN YOUR ACCOUNT HERE TODAY. WE PAY 4 PER CENT IN:I'EREST: 0mmereiel Member American Banker's WOODVILLE, . A FULL LINE OF Fancy and Staple DELONTE AND LIBBY CANNED FRUITS CANNED VEGETABLES AND MEATS MACARONI, SPAGHE'I'rl, NOODLE ALMEDA PURE GROUD COFFEE, in 3-powa ti. AND A General Line Dry Goods SHOES, RATS, ETC. AUGUST METZGER Woodville, Mississippi MARTEN THE REXALL DRUG STORE YOU ALWAYS GET THE BEST OF EVERYTHING, AT HE RIGHT PRICES, AND WHEN YOU WANT IT, WHEN YOU BUY FROM THE REXALL DRUG STORE. WE ARE HERE TO SATISFY OURCUSTOM. ALWA$S, AND WE DO IT. 2IARTEN THE REXALL DRUG STORE R- ,k. J. SESSIONS I Have Just R.tvd = Nice---" Assortment of L00IW a00r M?hlch it Wld Pay Yo to Look Ovf Before BuyinI. Also Have' a Large liar Of LATEST STYLKS IN SHOF. A. NON RESIDENT NOTICE. tswer or demur" to _ To Allston & Fit Dr: O. P, ]lamt filed in id Batchly, and Hampton Davis if/P: Cavin, n living, and dead to his heirs, / of, his title to legal representatives and  I North and all other persons having or. quarter claiming, any interest in the land hereinafter described, defendants: You . before th, day at term said eout to i the