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October 13, 1923

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THE WOODVILLE REPUBLICAN SUPPLEMENT, SATURDAY, OCTOIER 13, '|923. " " SPECIAL" OF THE THE performers will usher in the happiest & M. V. RAILROAD. !day of the year. } -And when the Carl Haenbeck- ' Georg_. Argue Railroadin' t Wallace Circus, the largest wild ani- Year,---Englneer Steger ] real show in the universe, pitches its massive tents on the Natchez circu at Throttle 13 Years. j" grounds on Thursday, October 18th following interesting article is there is promised an array of menag- from Sunday's issue of The errie acts and features that excel Item: i any former exhibition or display, and from Slaughter, La., to one that created more comment dur- Lie, just across the line in ing the past winter in Chicago, St is the Woodville branch Louis, Kansas City, Cleveland, and Yazoo & Mississippi railroad. other big cities, than any circus per- is not what the name of the formance presented in years. called In all the fat and Many new equestrian feature farming region this branch have been added, including the fa- as the "Argue Special." mous Orrin Davenport Troupe, the reason for the name is 58 Crandail Duo, and the Lowande- old. His name is George LeDoux Combination, and in addi- He is--and has been for: tion the program calls for the ap- Years come next January ,-Tcon-! pearance of a score of European act on the "Argue Special, and and novelties. Fifty noted clowns train are known to every xvill work from the start to finish of and child and stray cow the exhibition, while Jawn Helliot Feliciana parish, for Con-i and the other animal trainers have George Argue is an institu-i develp ed many interesting and a tonishing features that will reveal Railroadin' 40 Year, i mar'elous skill in the handling o actor Argue took to rail- i wild. beasts. forty years ago, serving aJ The menagerie is id to disclose or on the old West Felicianal one of the gTeate collection of wild This road ran from Woodvillel and savage animals ever assembled )u Sara, and its only function! It promises to be an exhibition tha* as to act as a feeder line to i is oaucational, as well as interesting. d transportation-medium of' The reet parade of more than a days--the river packets and i :Ale in lenu-th, in which scores of Steamboats which made Bayoui vretv arenic stars, thorough bred regular port of call. Kentucky horses, hand-carved [*ab- "and corn and cane and leaux wagons, and more open dens of wild beasts than ever offered be- fore, ll leave the circus grounds a exactly 1 a. m. STATEMENT Of the ownership, management, firculation, etc., of the Woodville epublican, published weekly at Woodville, Miss., required by the Act )f Aue:ust 24, 1912. Name of editor, Robt. Lewis; post- )ffice address, Woodville, Miss. (nown bon'dholdem, mortgages, and )ther security holders, holding 1 per :ent or more of total amount of 1 bonds, mortgages, or other securities, None. (Signed) I ROBT. LEWIS, Publisher. I Sworn to and subscribed before reel this the 10th day of October, 1923.[ W. L. HAYS, Chancery Clerk[ My commission expires Jan. 1, 1924 I ,u, L:,.IC :-- :: -- : " Proposals to loan the county of Wilkinson, Miss., the sum of $10,000 at a rate not more than 6 per cent er annum, and to mature on Feb. ruary 15th, 1924, will be receive( by the Board of Supervisors of snip county up to 11 o'clock a. m. on Monday, November 5, 1923. This October 2nd, 1923. 10-6-1923-4w. W.L. HAYS, Clerk Be,ides the best fancy grocerle*. we h'ave delicious lunches always on hand.--Plitt', Bakery. * LATEST AND BEST * * O * An  Increasing, Lifelong Monthly * * Income if Totally and Perma- * * nently Disabled by Accident or * * Disease Before Age of 60. * * The Mutual Life lu,urance * * . Company of New York * * $100 a month during first five * * years, $150 during next five * years, $200 thereafter for life. * * No further premium deposits */ * And then $10,000 at your death */ * to your beneficiary, or $20,000 * * if death at any age, is accidental, * * payable in a single sum, or as * *" income for a term of years or for ' * life. Total disability lasting 3 * * months regarded, during furbher * * continuance, a s permanent. * i " Full particulars of this Perfect * Life Insurance Policy given * * .upon request. * * ABE COHEN, Agent for * * Mutual Life Insurance Co. of N.Y. * * Woodville, Miss. * * * * * * * * * * * * All hunting, fishing, trapping or otherwise trespassing on any landJ owned by the undersigned is strictly l:rohibited under penalty ,of the law. -6-21 ly W. L. FERGUSON. was carried aboard those little freight cars to be loaded river. But now it's different West Feliciana road is a part Y. & M. V. system which has its steel network through aU of the South and in turn 'of the far-flung Illinois Central Still the Conductor. ] different? Well, no; for Argue is still conducting the He knows whenever one of young lassies from any- along the line leaves home for schvol. He knows what Miz' Beauregard Decatur is coming up the line to to do her shopping ust how many elenhant- are being slipped the Parker ock farm to the fair. In short, he's his seniority as conductor. have any run along the he cared to have--any if he wishedthose mir- and highly efficient have transformed trans- travel from an advert. spiced with danger and into a bit of commonplace lacking none of the comfort home and hotel. Another Institution. instead, he prefers to go even tenor of his way as the '"Argue SpeciaL" lear- home at Woodvflle every at 8, taking noon dinner at: in Slaughter, anc getting home to Woodville in time to for supper with mother and Oh yes, they're five of grown, and,two of them ,not the only institutior with the "Argue Special," for up in the cab ahead of coaches and the freight the old eagle-eye, E. H who's had his hand on the of the "Argue Special's" en- thirteen solid years. En. Steger, incidentally, has been "Y. & M. V. for 35 years holds a nice littleness of his own self. reelon the Argue Stecial' in front of this partic- tank long eouh. The amwers the highball with a Whoo ! " eCho answers for all the foll that coun..*a'v-side: "Who T Special.' " HAGENBECK o WALLACE CIRCUS . Ground*, "rumlay, Otober 18th. ean almost hear the roar of! beasts of the menagerie as draws closer and its only of a few hours zntil th, and elephants, the lions and l tigers and seals, the bears and the clowns and Illinois Ccnlral $yslem Third Larqcsl Railroad In I=rclqhl Traffic The productivity of the territory served by the Illinois Central System -is strikingly reflected in the increased traffic handled by the road. Although the Illinois Centxal System (independently ol the Central of Georgia, which is operated separately) ranks fourteenth among the railway systems of the country in mileage, last year it ranked third ,in volume of freight traffic handled. The freight traffic record of the Illinois Central System in 1922 was surpassed by the freight traffic records of only the Pennsylvania and New York Central, the hallway systems ranying respectively first and second in mileage. -The Illinois Central Sstem showed increases in both freight and passenger business for 1922. Passenger traffic (measured by the number of passengers carried one mile) actually decreased nearly 6 per cent for all of the Class I railroads in 1922 as compared with 1921. but the Illinois Central System registered an increase of two-tenths of one per cent. Freight traffic (measured by the number of tons of freight carried one mile) increased only 9cA per cent for all of the Class I railroads in 1922 as compared with 1921. but the Illinois Central System registered an in- crease of 21 4-5 per cent. These increases in both passenger and freight business made possible the Illinois Central Saystem's unusually favorable -showing in total operating revenues for 1922 in the fece of the fact that on the average both passenger and freight rates were lower than in 1921. Since the first of the year the traffic of the Illinois Central System, both passenger and freight, has increased substantially over that handled in the corresponding period of last "year. The number of passengers carried one mile by the Illinois Central System in the aeve.n months ended July 31, 1923, was greater by 12 2-3 per cent than the passenger traffic handled in the first seven months of 1922. The number of tons of freight carried one mile by the Illinois Central System in the seven months ended July 31, 1923, wa greater by 32 per cent than the freight handled in the first seven months of 1922. Despite the growth of passenger and freight traffic in its territory, the Illinois Central System has kept abreast of the situation so well, through additions and improvements to its plant and through the splendid co- operation of its employes and patrons, that this year's unprecedented busi- ness has been handled with marked effieieitey. Moreover, the Illinois Centra] System enters the fall and winter better prepared than ever before to dis- charge its obligations to the public. This exceptional showing speaks for itself. It should be a source of gratification to the patrons as well as to the employes of'the Illinois Central System. It represents joint effort and joint ruceess. It is not alone a gain Constructive critieksm and suggestions are invited. C. H. MARKHAM, Fre,ident, llllnois Central System. o / ,4 e f