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XCVIV. WOODVILLE. MISS. SATURDAY OCTOBER 20 1923 NO. 17 Imtuted out that the only the legislature cannot [ extending the payment of -YUz from February 1 to as the constitution disfranchise the men MiSsissippi at one full franchise articles of the provide that all be paid on or before Jan- in which one offers the legislature should law every man and we- who fails or neglects 'or her taxes on or before thus taking advantage Uil July 1, could not any primary or other furl)her point is being on school, district bonds and the principals taken into account in With the payment of all before February 1, and Passage of such a law by extending the time of beyond February 1 the people, in- on bonds might of a failure to have them as contemplated of taxes on or pe- t Bolivar" by William F. and publisher of the Sol- at Cleveland, is said judges the hand- most compelling publica- forth the advantages, re- Products of any county in which ever came from .With such a subject aml as Mr. Gray this is not Bolivar county, in 1922, cotton than any county and more than all those issisippi lying south and Vicksburg rail- the most complete sys- schools, with a of teachers and a of pupils, than any in the Unifed States. It  tulles of drainage canals County in the south, and Of highways than ppL The cout"Y- is only four mills. In county stood first in all of the south and 21st Other 4,000 counties of the in the value of agri- bond election in Hinds $260.000 to be matched money to construct a Pearl river at the state lmild concrete roads in from the capital care of heavy traffic, car- majority. As a fact that the people of Hinds county are pull- the bond issue would a two to one majority, vote had been cast at Jackson. This is be. upon as an evidence people of the cap. Mississippi ,have fully that what is for the bene. of the county is for the whole. About two It cOunty-wide bond issue t dollars was voted, $200,- in each of the and the ms- cast in that else- bond issue were in the of the Masons at Lexington, ac- Adv*ertiser, at the Ms- that place, steps were the suppression of the Holmes county. The suggested and the ae. L the recommendation of lecturer of the Chapter and counsellor. declaration signed by a ma- in whloh it that the signers would drink, buy, alcoholic liquors and that they violations when they of the emme eonsUtuted authoritie, a, when neees- the Masons of the. pursue this course, as lnce they always order, sloth action in the enforcement of federal prohbiUon "a former Court of MI several, years in this lty, has court report- that "court, for a He  succeeeds T MISSISSIPPI BAPTISTS ARE URGED TO PAY QUOTA 8ecrstar T Convention Board 8ends j Out an Appeal. Jackson.--Dr. R. B. Gunter, corye. I spending secretary of the Baptist con- vention board of Mississippi, with headquarters at Jackson, has issued the following appeal to the pastors and churches in this state in refer- rence to the collection of funds on the $75,000,009 campc-ig: I "As we approach the close of our state convention year, which ends Oct. 31, I feel it my duty to rennd the pastors and churches of the se. rlous situation that now confronts us along every llne of our great king- dos work. Witch less than 30 days remaining in which to collect funds, we are face to face with the fact that only $379,807.70 have been re- ceived up to this date, leaving $320,- 192.30 yet to be paid by our churches, if we reach our quota for the fiscal year of $700,000. "The home and foreign mission boards are both very much in debt 1 and all other phases of our work are 1 in great need of funds. ! "In some sections of our state the t crops have been very much below normal and it wilt mean that our poe- j ple must make a real sarifice dur- ing the next few weeks if we would save the Lord's work from embar- rassment. 'Let me urge every pastor and church to organize thoroughly for gathering all the cash possible and sending it to my office before the books close Oct. 31." f INVITING NEW SETTLERS. HazlehJJrst Citizens Form Committees to Forward Work. Hazlehurst.--A mass meeting was held recently at the courthouse with 200 men present to discuss means of encouraging newcomers for Copiah County to raise vegetables on the idle lands of the county. J. S. Sexton was made chairman of the meeting, and after many talks on the subject of I farming and getting new farmers for the idle lands the chairman was asked to ppotnt a committee known as the directing committee to start the or- ganization to working. The directing committee is composed of business men of Hazlehurst as follows: R.L. Covington. W. B. Alford, J. S. Wise, L. A. Kemp, C. A. Roper, Andy Green, E. C. Garland. Hal Ellis. H. S. Fugae tnd H. J. Vilson. This committee will appoint other subcommittees such as finance committee, publicity committee and entertaining commit tees. When a newcomer arrives in Hazlehurst he will be taken charge of the proper committee and taken about to look over the lands of the county. Two lists of land will be made. one of lands for sale and one llst of lands for rent. Experts will be furnished every new family to come to show him how to grow and market truck products. It is estimated that l Copiah can comfortably furnish lands for 3,000 families, and farms o good rich lands can be sold or rented to those wishing to come here. Financial assistance will be given the newcem- ers that need help. Over $2,000 was raised at the meeting for advertising purposes, and double that amount will be raised by the committees to be ap- pcdnted by the directing committee during the next two weeks. First Ginger Bush, Laurel.Sam Quinn, colored gard- ener for Mrs. George Gardiner of this MANY KILLE00I tit GERMAN RIOTS HUNGRY MOB STORMS AND PIL- LAGE IN SEVERAL CITIES. CASUALTY LISTS TOTALS 11 Profiteers in Fuel and Food Blamed for Suffering of Masses--Public Utilities Also Accused of Raising Profits. BeHin.--The cabinet has decided not to await sanction by the Ret- stag of the special measures author- Izing dictatorial powers for the gov- ernment in econcrmic matters and hence a decress was issued, signed by President Ebert, Chancellor Stress- mann and Finance Minister Luther, providing that henceforth all taxes shall be paid according to the gold standard, instead of in paper marks. Other decrees looking to the reha bilitation of the country's finances will be issued regardless of whemer or not the authorization law is passed by the Reichstag.tomorrow. Duesseldorf.--The disorders which began last evening at Solingen, in British occupation territory, continued today, the casualty list now totalling eleven dead, including the commis- sary of lice, and 5 wounded. Many stores hve been pillaged. The Brit- ish troops have not yet interfered. Other unemploye men are marching from Grafrath to help their comraaes. Berlln.--Food riots occurre4 this morning in two of Berlin's densely populated s*ections where the popu- lation is without i)otatoes or meat. In both instances, according to the po- Lice, those resp(msible for the dis- orders were unemployed men, who ere accompanied in their raids by many women. When they attempted to protect the food shops the police were attacked by the mobs. Many ar- rests were made. The soaring prices and scarcity o fod are accompanied by tremendous advances in the cost of fuel. and te newspapers arP accusing the coal dealers of keeping pace in their charges with the dollar exchange rate, while salary increases lag weeks be- hind. The e]itors and writers of let- ters to the newspapers urge the se- verest measures against the so-called profiteers in fuel, food and other ne- Cessities, accusing them of taking ad- vantage of the plight of their country to rake in marks and then buy dollars and pounds sterling. The municipal gas works, supplying tvo4hirds of Berlin, has b e2n n- Joined by court order from cutting otf the gas supply in cases where the consnmers refused to pay their bills. Consumers at mass meetings accused the officials of being altogether too timely in their rendering of accounts. The gas works officials, they also claimed, presented bills for the first half of September upon the basis of the exchange rates a few days ago. Confirms Press Deal. London.Recent reports that the Lord Rothermere and Lord Beaver- city, has succe3sfully grown the first brook combination had acquired the plant and the fact that it grows and thrives here without protection from, the elements attests the salubrity of the climate. GQMPERS HEAD00; LABQR FEDERATION EL PASO SELECTED AS CONVN. TION CiTY FOR 1924. COMMUNIST IS THROWN OUT Th Labor President' Flays Plotterl Agairmt Gevernmont and Labor Movement" and Says They Must Stay Outside Ranks. :Portland, Ore.-Samuel ompers, re-elected unanimously as pre:ident of the American Federation of Labor just,before adjournment of tle forty- third annual convention here, de, clared in his closing address that the gathering had given n6tce that a cevage had een mde between thoe loyal to organized labor and those, who boring from within, had sough to stab the labor movement in the back. "The results of this convention," he said, "will make f(rr solidarity in the ranks of labor." The convention came to an excit- ing close in a sharp contest for the next convention in which El Paso, Tax., won over Detroit, Mich., 14,5,88 to 12,884. Officers of the federation were re- tanned. President GomTers, in reviewing the convention's work, referred to the expulsion df William F. Dunne, dele- gate from But{e, Meal "This is a convention of organized labor," he said, "and any nmn who is hostile to labor has no right in. this convenLiom I feel that the action taken has clari- fied the atmosphere. I think we have been entirely too lenient towards those who have been boring from wit121n. "Those men who meet at midnight tn the forest plotting not only against the government, but against the labor movement, can go ahead as they please, but they must do so outside the ranks of organized labor." Gompers declared he had been in- formed that Dunne had not been reg- u:arly elected as a delegate from the Silver Bow Trades and Labor Council of Butte, Mont., to which he was ac- credited, but that he had solicited cre. dentials on the conrltion that he would pay his own expenses to the convention. Taking up charges that the labor movement has lost in number, Presi. dent Gompers declared that if there had been some dropping off in the official number of memoers It was due to the period of unemployment, tc strikes and lockouts which had occur. red in the 16 months since the last convention. He asserted, however that the confidence of the worker in the American Federation of Laboz was strong It. apple of the drives thai bad been made against organized l bur. "The American Bankers' Associa. Lion," said President Gompers, as parting shot, "at its convention, i ststed that there mue be a wage re. duction, and as a remedy suggested the flood gates f immigration shoukl be open. I submit that if there is movement to reduce incomes why dc not these bankers start with them. selves." At the closing session, the co, yen. ginger bush ever seen in Laurel. The_ Sir Edward Hulton newspaper Inter- ginger bush is a rare semi-tropical i em, comprising the Eevening Stad- ties approved a resolution calling for ard, the Daily Sketch, the Sunday Her- an investigation of charges that th{ present government of Venezula l aid and several Manchester newspa- pers. are con]ir]od by an official an-, dictatorial and Inquisitorial, ann tv nouncement in the Daily Mail that.the American citizens have ,been amen8 Daily Mail Trust as bought the Hal- prisoners confin0d in loathsome dun. ton interests for 6,000,00 pounds, goons. If the charges are found true, steps toward severance of relations Scenic Highway Favored. Vicksburg. The Warren County highway commission's resolutions recommending approximately 50 per cent of the cost of road and bridge building on the north scenic highway were adopted at a meeting of the board of supervisors ow in session. The amount of the road construction is $42,429.25, and $,3,816.57 for the bridge, the federal government being pledged for a like amount. HoSpital Board Will Meet. Clarksale..--At the regular meeting of the hospital board, the first Tues- day in November, all stockholders in the hospital assocmtion are asked to come and v(rte for a permanent board of directors. There are over 100 stockholders and it is desired that a majority of them be represented. "Ware the Turnpost Crystal Springs.The city council has Just passed an ordinance requir- ing all persons driving vehicles of any kind to go to the right of the "turn posts" located at the intersec. tion#of the streets of the town. The town hem had those 'turn pests" erected for some time but has never passed an ordinance requirinK parties to drive to the right. Recommend Pardon of 33. jacksen.Tllrty-three prisoners in the state penitentiary were recom- mended for pardon at the October meetis of the state board of par- dons. All records for applicatton con- sidered were broken, the claims of 147 having been reveiewed. The ap plication for the pardon of Will Sors- Cattle, oari0l of beef by, serving a Ufe term for the mur- oows were der of Postoff toe Inspector Charles the pa itld at Clinton in 1908, wa between Venezuela emd other Amer- Coffee Too High. tcan countries should be urged, the Chic'go.Ten cents for a cup of resolution further provide. coffee is. too much, according to " Vice presidents were ele.ea a, - Joseph Rushewicz, secretary of the lows: James Duncan, Quincy, Mama., city council's high cost committee. In, 'first; Joseph F. Yalentine. Cincinnati, vestigation, he said, shows the actual second; Frank Daffy, IndianapoUs, cost per cup to "be: Coffee bean, third; William Green. Indianapolis; 3-1c; cream. 1c; sugar 3-10c. Toal fourth; T. A. Rickvrt, Chicago, fifth; le than 2 3-4c. Five cents wemld Jacob F%cher. Indianapolis, sixth; be a fair price,, he said. Matthew Well, Chicago, seventh; M.r- MAN SLAIN, AUTO TAKEN. Russell D. Carter Found on Roadsids. $60 Remains in Pocket. Fort Smith, rk.The body of ttt sell D., Carter of Muskogee. represen- tative, of a nationally known lock manufacturing concern, with a bullet tin F. Ryan. Kansas City, eighth. Frank Morrsan of Washington was re-sleeted secretary and Daniel J. To bin, Indianapol, treasurer. MOBILE GET8 NEW RArE. M ilippi-WarHor System Geantl Same From Memphis as N. OrleanS. hole through the right side, was found Mobile.- The Misslestppl-Warrtoe Friday beside the road a mile and a system, at the request of the truffle half from Visits, Okla. Carter's auto- 4erpartment of the Mobile Ohamber of mobile ad :been stolen, but $60 in Commerce, has authm-ized the pub- cash was still in his pockets. The body was in such a pos4tion th the' man appeared to be asleep and sev- eral persons p4ssed Without disturb- tug it until 2 o'clock, ab(mt three hours, it is thought lifter the kKllng had taken place. Bar Blak Shirts. Geneva,--The wearing of black shirts, eRhor ower or under other ap panel  prohibited in Switzerland by a law Just promttlgated by the fed- era Authorities, in consequence of the fighting at Lu00o. een Swiss-and Italians, Dr, O. B. Parklnson Dies. Carbondale. Ill.Dr. O. B. Parkin- non, 78 years old, president of the So,thorn Illinois Teacher C011ege and lominent in Illinois educational and Methodist Chur dil ilcation of the tme rates from Morn, phis to MoLflle on iron and fencing, rice and paL't, as applies from Mem- phis to New Orleans. The new rates will be 20 per cam. lwer than the rail rates'from Memphis to Mobile an Will mean a great saving to Mcoile merchants. Sicily Courts Closed. Palermo. Slclly.The htwyers of C,1tanlasotta arc on atrike, and no cases are being heard before the pre- fectural or other oourta because of the lacR of counsel. The lawyer's are protesting Zguln taxation imposed u, their profession. C.'cago Opera Begins Nov. 8, Chicago.Thc C#aleago civic opera aon will Open Nov. 8, with Mou eorgsky's "BoHs Oodunofl"' wtlb FeAdor Challan. Rn basso, fl the role, it t BRITISH "NATIONS" UNITE IN FORMAL REQUEST, LORD CECIL DEFENDS LEAGUE -Pusillanimousff One Delegate at imperial Conference Brands His Actions--Cecil Weeps at Criticism. London, Eng.--The session of the Imperial Economic Conference was a triumph for the League of Nations, every dominion representative for- mally demanding that the Britisl commonwealth of nations support the league to the utmost in the future. Lord Curzon opened the session by giving a detailed account of the Ja- mina murders, the Italian occupation of Corfu and the resulting diplomatic crises, and how war was averted, as he asserted, through reference of the dispute to the council of ambassa- dors. Lord Robert Cecil followed with a defense of the league's ac- DUSSERFORF CROWDS RIFLE ALL STORES OF CONTENTS FEW ARRESTS ARE MADE Workmen Resent Failure of Berlit to Increase Unemployment Doles--- Loot Stores and Walk Away With Clothing and Food. I)usseldorf.--Dusseidorf was thrown into a state approximating anarchy by throngs of desperate unempioTed who began a campaign of systemtic plundering. 'Fe pillaging started in th su- burb of Oberlik during the nigh and spread to various parts of the city when the plunderers lound themselves virtually unopp(sed. The city olficials last nigh,t asked Gem Simon, commanding lu the Dus- seldorf bridgehead, to send troops to disperse the plunderers, but the French only increased the size of the regular patrols, sending no extra de tion. Iession. The dominion premiers put  for- ward their own views regarding the league, declaring the league should have been allowed to deal with the Corfu question and demanding the fullest support of Corfu and the re- sulting diplomatic future. "Pusillanimous" was the word used by one dominion premier in re- ferring to the Curzon-Cecil defense of the handling of the recent crisis. This defense was based on four con- siderations. First, that league handling might have brought on an Italo-Greek war. Second, that Italian withdrawal, if the league had insisted on interven- tion, might have smashed the league. Third, that the rebuff to Mussolini might have overthrown him and led to a Bolshevik upheaval in Italy. Fourth, that by leaving the situa- tion to the ambassadors. Anglo- French co-operation was assured, so His speech closed the morning tachmens. Gen. Simon told tle city authlttes the French .troops woui not interfere unless the interests of the forces of occu;ation were men- aced. A few detachments of cavalry and armored cars were .nt ou in the morning, but up to noon they did not use arms for the dispersal of the rioters. Whenever the troops appeared the plundering crowds scattered, only to reassemble before another promising store. In few cases did the crowd meet With resistace. Whenever some of the pillagers ptured what they considered a good prize they worked their way through the crowd of spectors and disap- peared. The rule obtaining seemed to be that anything in the store e longed to him who could get it, and the insan the pillager got his loot safely on his shoulder, it became in- violate from the other pillagers. The plunlering was continuing un- abated. Score f food and clothing stores in the very heart of the city , as to make prospects of Anglo- had been forced open and emptied ot French undertaking in the Ruhr and thcir stocks. Me, st of the shops reparations problems less remote, throughout the city were closed, their Gem Smuts of South Africa a'ad iron shutters barred with the uneasy Premier Bruce of Australia brushed proprietor inside trem;bling lest their these arguments aside and stressed property be the nex'L to be attacked the moral aspects of the problem, by the unemployed. The Smuts speech, which denounced It was a campaign of direct action the opportunistic arguments of Cur- zon and Cecil is said to have made Lord Robert weep. The positive result of the session was a unanimous agreement between the dominoin premiers and Curzon. on.behalf of the British government. that in any future international crisis the whole weight of the British na- tions would be behind the league and that no makeshift such as te ambassadors' conference would he appealed to. The dominion premiers alb de- cleared that their people demand that the league in the future be made an effective instrument for prevention of future warfares, SAVE HALF BILLION Hoover Tells "Superpower" Confer- ence of Water Power Plan. New York.Half a billion dollars and 50,000,000 tons of coal could be saved every year by electricity users of 11 northeastern states on an in- vestment of $1,200,000.000. Herbert Ioover, secretary of commerce, told a "superpower," conference of public engineers of the 11 states. By developing easily accessible water power, he said, and by linking into e-vast network of distributing cables the existing electricity pro- ducing stations, more power could be developed, more cheaply and with a more even, dependable flow to the users. Mr. Hoover assured delegates to the conference, which had been called with the approval of President Coolidge, that it was intended as a preliminary discussion of steps fed- eral and state authorities might coming on top of the refusal (f the workers' demartd that the unemployed meat dos be increased to fifty bil- lion marks for each person without employment. Their deterffinabion to appcase thehunger and clothe them- selves and their families met with no opposition from the authorities as the city's police force was dis- solved a fortnight ego by the French afte/a separatist rioting ere. Sinc tbat time the French troops have kep up a smblnce of police protection, but thus far their efforts to stop the pillage have been linited to a small number of arrears and a few charges through the crowds. WILL GO TO THE DOGS. Says Thll 8sx Menace to ths Brit- ish Empire. London.--"A third sex" is being developed in Great Britain as a re- suit of @oman suffrage, and if it ts not curbed, "the British empire will go to the dogs," Councillor Donald Clark, of Tonbridge, declared in an .appeul to the British imperial con- ference to consider the problem: The tension which has been grow. ing ,in the conferences over dominion demands for preferential tariffs was lightened somewhat by the entrance of the sex question. "The empire is endangered by this third sex." declared Councillor Clark. "It is being developed by women who give free reign tD their depraved craving for sports. 'Pheir indulgence in violent exercises and men's games, divert energy from creative organs to their muscle" Disinfect 60,000 Sheep. make in promoting superpower de- Montgomery, ]ng.Shepherds in velopment in New England and mid- the Berwyn men;talus rounded up 60,- Atlantic states. 04)0 sheep and disinfected them be- cause of an epidemic of sheep.scab. 28 Quadrillion Marks Issusd. Dog's Nerves May Be Grafted. BerliLThe currency, issue new London.Dog nerves may soon bd hem reached 28 qualriliion, 230 trillion an ordinary substitute for worn-out )aper marks, according to the Reichs lmmaz, nerve Dr. Gusset, distin- Bank statement issued here. The galahad French surgeon, recently told kmue trebled the lust week in Sop- British surgeena that he has taken ember. In the same period the the fresh nerve of a dog and grafted Reichebank's home gold reerve de- it on he lunar nerve in a man's arm, creased 26,000,000 marks, while the with excellent results. SensSflity was holdings of discounted treasury bills, obtained in the mn's arm in 148 days private checks and drafts increased and the power of movemeet In 340 1)y 34 quadrillion, days. Call Cotton Meetln NEAR PERFECTION POINT, Washlngton. The feder trade commissic issued a call for kconfer- Bshr Now Developing 99 Per ? To Use Odd Parts for Loud Speak( Sections From Automobile May Be Utilized in Construction. This loud-talker, wlth a single pole and a ,field coil taking one-half ampere nt six volts, is very easily built odd parts and with very few tool  The core of the field magnet from a section of an axle and is wound with four pounds No. 20 D. C. C. wire. Flber sixteenths of an inch thick are ed for the core. as shown. A shaped bar of wrought iron, lmenslons as shown, Is used as the m]pportlng medlum. The lower end of the core is fastened thereto, and a ring, made from an au- tomobile rear hub, is attached top by means of two machine Ws, Two pieces are turned up from wood as shown, to be used for holding the diaphragm. The latter Is compoa of sheet aluminum .015 of an in thick, and to the center is fastened a brass thbe 23.32 of an inch insid eter by half an inch long by ..... s small brass machine screw, The walls of this tube are .010 of Inch thick. This tube is wound wl 48 feet of No. 36 enameled wire, and leads are brought out therefrom  onnected to the secondary of the ste own transformer..,Before s cardboard tube iS slipped field winding for protection. The tire unit is mounted upon hard rubber, which in turn is on a wooden base. A single gle throw switch is also mounted on the.hard rubber. This switch nected In series with Another panel of hard robber o other insulating composition iS mount- ed on the front of one leg of the per- manent magnet and four binding posts attached thereto to provide connec- tions. An automobile coil was used for the tep-down transformer, the secondary being connected to the receiving  and the primary to the moving coiL Applying six volts" to the field, olfl ,46 of an ampere will be drawn, which allows the use O. the ame storape battery t'hat supplies the fllamemt cm'. rent. The apparatus has been Lmilt lind works very well, and It will wel repay any amateur to construct it, - ,,  jJ Use Circuit Receiver W00th Dry A large number of celvers suggested from are single circuit arrangements more or less freak nature. depend uPon the same transferring energy from the cult of a three-electrode to the grid .ch-cit. This transfei of energy may be accomplished hrge variety of ways, and betw various methods there is choose. It is because of the circuit using prefer?ed. Effective action may dicted beforehand and the be adjusted for best results. In clreults the adjustment cult, The single circuit about to be described does not any mysterious tuning, but is a efficient DX receiver. The primary tuning is of a 75 honeycomb as shown tn the coil not respond to the desired, insert the next 100, The .001 variable in the wave and heIim to Idgnal strength. the UV-200, but since volt battery the it in order to cut nce on all phases of the cotton in- dua'T to be held in Washington Nov. 6, 7 and 8. The action was in re- spouse to a Senat resolution, and the inirmation obtained will guide the commission in recommending legisis tlon, Cent Pure Hafnium. London.--Hafnium, 9,9 per mrs, may be not so familiar to th, ,bllc as better advertised articles, that is the degree of perfection Prof. Nills Behr of Den- mark isolating the nw element otthe stra=ge name which ne dis- BI From Grief for Dog, covered only a few Lonths ago. TorqaY, Eng.Baroness Gore Nord, ninm Is derived from the hoff is seosly ill bare from grief mines of Norway and the raw of ' there. "' tlon of the b cent will respond this circuit. Twtkl yoa you brlleht