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December 15, 1923     The Woodville Republican
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December 15, 1923

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P, w |t; I" The chief of the woman's division l /fFu'*' ] of the police department of Wash-! BATRDA DECEMBER 15, 1923. lngton, .D C., has made the surpri: ............ =v _==. :  lug statement that the boys of this: Robt. Lewis, Editor ad Prnpvo.o  country are becoming better all the l r,,, , =-'::: .'  ime, while the girls, between th TERMS OF SUBS(F.IPTION : ages of 12 and 20 years, are becom- Per annum, in advaJee ............ ............ $200. lag worse. Is it possible? Entered at the pcogce at Woodville, ' 4 Miss., as cond-ch, mail matU, r. i ADDITIONAL LOCALS. IMPORTAINT TO FARMERS. Both automobiles and track3 are  !being run at a dangerous rate cf The farme c,f Wilkinson county speed in our town, and if tbh prac- are hereby nofi.qd hat a meeting; tice continues, the result wiP, be Lhe will be held at the court house in] death of some citizen or citizens. WoodvtJle on SatmMay, December i 22rid, at 2:30 o'clock, for the pur- po o organizing a Farm Bureau or our county. This is a most im- portant and necessary moveracnt, a the organization of this bureau means the buyJffg of cheaper ferfili. • :zers, otc., for our county. Be ure ;' to come at the ]mur appolnte& J. R. HflMILTON, County Agt. --! A new revolution ha broken out in Mexico and it seems to be ather- tug force and strength wRh each Imcceeding day. If is follo the ex- ample of all other like uprisings tt will eventually spread to all parts of that country, where internecine war is o cnon. The New Orleans Times-Picayune and The Natchez Democrat will bring the true Chrimas ptrit into the homes ,of many unfortunate children tn their respective cities through the distribution of gifts which are pur- ehased each year with money raised Many truck drivers make e practice of runs/rig their machines at a ra)id rate of speed between the postoffice and the depot, which is most dan. gerous, and we hope that th!s, a] well as the general fast driGag will t be stopped at once. t new bank i. oon to be estab- lished in CentrevFle under the name of "The Farmem Exc-me Eank," a charter for wh}ch i now beir pub. lished in The Jefferon]an. The in- corporators re: . R. Gwa'.d, E. B Robinson, L. B. Robh.on. E. T Hughes, H. S. Archer and D. C. An- derson, of Ccntreville. and E. S Woodfin. of Ntw Orleans. Te cp- ttal tock hs been pkced at $20.000 and the basic will be opened for bus- Iness as oon as the preliminary step fnc'.der..t ther,.,to can be arrang. ed. We are glad to knew that our neighbor town, which ha been with. out a barki in:ituton since the failure of tt,e Bank of Geutreville. is soon to have another hank. by their Doll and Toy Fund. ----:__ I In cemnentmg on the ec,on of! The total produtlon of cotton for' Mr H. F. Simrall as the vre, si-I this year was p1ed at 1{},081,000 dent off the United Daughters o'f the I bales in the estimate issued on Wed-I Confederacy The Jack,on News sday by the U. S. Department of says: "MPa. H. F. Simrall, of Celum- culture. On the strength of thi bus, ho 3,esLda sffternoon xv' pot cotton went up the limit is honorcl by being unanimously elect- 1rice for one de*y---two hundred ied President of the Mississippi D':- Imint-and we hope that it will keep i vision of the U. D. C., is a native of Oing, , _ ] Wilkinson county, having been born ' " :"   I a: the anc.:.strM home, Rock Hill," Clevdand, OMo, has been lected - . ; near the old town, Fort Adams, itu- as the meeting place of the ", nex,. ted on the Missi],pi-riv6r. She is National Republican convetion, # descended from some of the earliest rattlers of that part of th@. State. Which will memble on June 10tb next. At the came time it was de- cided not to carry out the proposed plan to reduce the representation of the South in the National Conven. ties, but to materially increase the voting strength af Northern states. • C Alley rtmny-weeks of suffering a remflt of I serious surgical opera, n at a hospital in Memphis, Editor F. Lawrence, af The Grdnada was able to return home ,'  Thanksgiving Day, Most certain. ly  blthe editors ]oln with him- self and his family In offering up thanks to the Almighty God for bringing Mm back home where he is so rapidly being restored to his former health again. A better or truer man and friend than O. F. Lawrence could not be found and we rejoice that he.will be spared to ax. IT on his good work in future. The fifty-four insurance companie .against whom suits were filed two by Revenue Agent Robin. total of $784,773.04 of Mmissippi. The rev- ahare of the fines, 20 $156,944, Of thi per cent to hie who represented him, as well While the state large into its reasury, at the same time we must consdder just how mncb the state lost through taxes which large !antatlons In Coa- homa cotmty wilhe next year have White tenants. It is said that the tflanters find the white tenants more' dependable than the negro. These tenants are all from the hills section It is hard to see whore larze will be bene- from the hills of white farme. Ther no tnereaae in population, and hill counties will lose popu]a. change.---4ex. is most ceainy tree that "the She was educated in the local schools, the V/bodville Female Semim--y ad the State Normal College f isouri. Soon after her nLarr!age she move'J to Vickaburg and for twenty years made ler home in that city, moving from there to Columbu;-." Messrs. DampT & Morgan, a firm of produce and live stock dealers of thi town, have contracted with the Walker Properties Associates, of Austin, Texas,. to °deliver to them ,next 'season 130,DO0 pounds of dry pepper an& to thL en:l will have s.d of three varieties for distribution to the farmers of thi county. Thee gentlemen have received notice that samples of the Calffonia Mexican Chile pcper wE! be received by them within the nex few days for exhi- bition. This pepper is a'la.e pod and will produce from 6,000 to I0,. 0O0 pounds per acre, so it may readl. ly he seen that handsome profits may be gained from its production. Yon are cordially invited to call at the office of Dampf & Morgan and in- spect the samp!o pods of peppe, and at the same time they will ex. plain to you the proposition whic! they expect to make to our farmers. This is an exce21ent chancp,to plunt a money crop, so do not let the ot tmunity pass. THOMAS G. MORRIS. Mr. Thomas G. Morris died sudden. ly of heart failure at his home in Amite county, two miles east of Cen. treVillq, on Friday "agternoon. At the time of his death he and his -ife ere walking out in a pasture, ehe being in front,' when he heard a noise and, looking back, saw him falling to th@ g:rond. She turned to assist him, but death came at once. The remains wore !nterred in the Centreville Cemetery on Sat. urday afternoon, the funeral ser- vices being conducted at the Pros byterian church b Roy. J. C. Law- d@r, of the Woodille Christia Church, assisted by Dr. C. T. Thom- son, of the Presbyterian church, a by Rev. J, N. Milldr, of he Baptist church. A large number'of friends will n't be benefitted i from Centreville and Woodville and ram the hills to tdelta their last tribute to the deceased. this migration f the surrounding country gathered to ," but wqat do the delta I pay re? Not one iota, Just[ Mr. Morris, who was the son of they can benefit them- the late Mr. and Mrs. Green Morris, hl with he balance of was born at the old family home, 3 state, if we can rMze cotton," is miles west of Woodville, on February that the farmers operate This was evidenced only a few years ago whtn their labor agents were eourng the hiT1 sections of the state, offer unh,,ard of in- ducements tee the ¢crM labor tO 2nd, 1865, where he lived until a short time before his marriage[ o Miss Boatner, when he moved to Amite county to make his home. At an early age he became a mem- ber of the Christian church, ind as move to the delta, sd t,',n" th ,'  .... ,: .... . such he was a most ddvout and con- away by the taiu.load They were I sistent Christlan'. Throughout nany unable to keep th lahvr nfr get. years of ls life he was a zealous ring it, for various a.d sundry cnusel and constant student of the Bible, : io now ey are. ,nether I with which he was necessarily most eampan by ope to! familia, and followed closely its deplete the hill setin of te whi,'el teachings as he saw it. He' had lived ne n order t!t t d|ta,cot-I rather a retired life bfit had many "  farms may not tie dt;e. T.t'! friends who admired him for his un- fheir Way of doing bus]v_css. Their selfis disposition and high Chrim of ckmuing mu. cmrt :'oritian character. He is survived by sm we. d. ;t his wife and six children, and by one ite f::rer w;.lster and two brothers, Mrs. M. E. scmc. ",:': iq-tterille, of Natchez; Mr. C. W. c" *Ao ,%d% of Fernwood, and Mr. W. V. to all of whon G'00ve One For he Tudor don i..a gift eve-y mcinl3tr el the -t:n- y xdll s::ar. It  to i]y happiness. It will y;ed [ 'm ],.'ot'.n epirit of C'hritms to every ely of the ear. Thi new Ford type  o/ im cxcepliocall¥ ple:ing d,in. XV ida do,,' op,_m- ln forward ,)l.:ling ri¢:ht I3.ur ear, and a roomy ntcror Inke i a coaven- in: car to use its lh Christmas mdlator, broad cowl sun visor, and l,,e, windows make it sty'.'-is.'a in rpir- an... /'et t i so]el at the lower prio.  'wer aqked }.:-r a Sedanol*., $5.o0 [.o.x Detroit. The rich.,>ermanent o[ ita fi nLrd, the quiet good up. c,,exy and the orn;nct treatzrnt at ira full-rAckdxi hard- ware. al hp to make it a car you are proud todrive, Woodvilie Motor Co. WRIGHT NOW ! ! --OUR GRADUATES ARE IN DE- MAND; FOURTEEN YEARS OF UCCESSFUL AND CONTINUOUS SERVICE IS .THE RECORD OF T-q_Ba'roN _ R.Ot/GE _ua[_mss COLLEGE. WRITE TO DAVID W. THOMAS, A. B., L. L. B., PRE5 DENT, BATON ROUGE BUSINZS$ COLLEGE, BATON ROUGE, L , PROGRAF¢ WILKINSON COUNTY t TEACHERS' MEETING. ] i To Be Held at Court House in Wood, I rifle, Saturday, December ISth, ; at I0 O'Clock A. M. Value of School Athletics .............. Prof. Miller of tha County A. H. S. The Necessity of a Paren:-Teachers' i Association in Every School ...... ........................ Mrs. Robert Lewi_, ' Each School to report on what it is ! doin through is P. T. A. Ro,ad Table DiseuMon: (a) The Missi.sippi Course of Study; Adap- tations to Suit Need of My School (b) Re'ort of Amount of High School Work Being Done in Each School. (c) Requirements to be Met for Securing Proper Credit. Report of Committee on Field Day Rules and Contests. K. S. ARCHER, ANNIE WATKINS, JESSIE LEFLORE, Program Committee. I will preach at White's Sehool- hou> next Sunday afternoon at 3 o'elcek. Re:'. Relfe Hunt, Mission. ar3" Evangelist. wi!I hold two services at *.he s.ume place on the following Sunday, Dec. ?3r3., a 11 in the morn- ir.g ard at 2 in the afternoon. It is desired tla all the families of that community bring lunch and join in this program. H.G. HAWKINS. FICI"O THEATRE, Centrevit]e, ]sa. ItAROLD LLOYD --in- - "CIZANDMA'S BOY" Fr{day and Saturday, Dec. 21 and 22 7:.30 p. m. Admhs,.'on 15e sod 40c. Five reels. It'3 n picture, folks, and don' you forget it. WANTED Salesmen to sell Fruits, Produce and Vegetables. Commission ba.'is. Side line. Gocery salesmen preferred. CASTIGLIOLA PRO- DUCE CO.. Inc., New Orleans, La. FOR RENT.Within corporate lim- its of Centreville, Miss., 32 ates" a comfortable h.vuse, moderate ize See Mrs. J. H. Stockett, CentreVHle, Miss., or write MISS REBECCA WIHTAKER, TaIlulah, La. It PETII'ION FOR PARDON. To tii. Excellency, Lee M. Russell, Governor of the State of Misss- sips: : , 2be undrsigned citizens and offi- cer of Wilkinson county, respect- fully petition your Excellency to par- l o: gns, place of residence" un-  g}SMdLL HERD OF" " f " ,rr NOTIE OF BIDS kr, own: • .  Bids Wilt be received by the Bohr6 ,o,! and each of you a're hereby -. 00cr00e:s of supo,0000so,00 Wilkinson county'com=ndcd to appear before the Miss., up to 11 o'clock a. m. on the thancery Court o Wilkinson county IP _ rot oate 00rst Monday, 7th d.y of Jan00 at a te,00 of said cou00 to be hei* be. ary, A. D. 1924, for the purchase of gi.ning the first Monday f April one grader with 6-foot road btade 1924, at the.urt House in the town for the second district of this cotnty The Board reser-es the right to re- jt any and all bids. 12-8-1923-4w. W.L. ItAY3, Clerk NOTICE OF ELECTION. A vacancy hving eceurred in the office of the Board of Aldermen ef the Town of WoodviIle, Miss., notice is hereby given that, to fill said un- expired term, a special election wil: be held in said town at the Mayor' Office on the 31st day of Decembe A. D. 1923.T. B. Iee,.J.E. Ken. drick, E. E. Richardson, Board of ],egistrars. 11-8-1923-Aw. i - [ i Give urself  treat I Get into an  Consisting of PEDIGREED BULL, 5 Years O14; Twenty Females, some milking, others to freshen in new 60 du:¢ S. A. MONTGOMERY, Cet*treviltv, Miss. OTICE OF BIDS Bids to publish proceedings of the Board of Supereisos of Wilkinsan county for the yea 1924, and all legal notices, will be received by the Board up to 11 o'clock a. m., on the first Monday, the 7th day of January, A. D. 11924. The Board reserve the right to reject any and all bids. 2-8-i23-4w. W.L. HAYS, Clerk .........  I _ i L[ ,°/ .%" I \\; \\; \\; \\; den ke Doodles, who was convicted of manslaugh-t'r at the October term 1923, of t-he Circuit Court of said county, and sentenced to the peni- tentiary for five yes. In support o thi: petition, we that the prisoner caught hD wife and a man in a compromising prsltion, stud undo: "momentary in- sanit.,', caused by the shoc., of his wfo'a tfidelity, sot and killed his vAfe and w.unded'her paramour. ,pRewoc'rJ]y submitted,. W. F. ucke=', E. E. rdchardon, C. G. Mc- Gehcc d many other'& i:" I5-1923-5w. NON-RESIDENT NOTICE. To William Brown, if living; if dead to his heirs, legal reprentives. Overland Scdan and "step on it"! The sensation o[ po-r is won&..r. [ul. The bigger new engLr, e makes you master of raffic and hills l And theTriplcx springs (Patented) give the road comfort of a long, heavy car, Before buying any car, find out how much bet'v you will like an Overhnd. The price has just been reduced. Ak us for a demo00 of Woodville, Mississippi. on the firs •ray of the term, to plead, answer or demur to the bill 9f complaint fded in aid Coui by Leone Nettle, for reformation, of deed, and confirma. ties of title to land described a' SW o: N.WV, Section 5, Township 3, Range 1, East, and to which you ar, defendant,. ",Otven. under my hand and seal of office thin 26th day of Nov., 1923. W. L. HAYS, Clerk. LOREY & McLAIN, Solicitors fo Complainant. 12-1-1923-4w: brTICE OF BIDS Bids will be received by the Board of Supervisors of Wilkinson cotfnty. Mi.. u %o 11 o'clock a. m. on the first Monday, the 7th d of Janu- ary, A. D. 1924, to kee the Cotn't Huse and yard, ,d the Couz/ty flame for the year 1924. The Board tainbleu, Edgefield, Tilse and Robin. son plantations is strictly prohibited under enalty of the hw. II-24-3m. L. ESCHER, Agent. re,orris the right to reject any and i all bids. ,0-.-9"-. W.L. HAYS, Clerk 1 'I RESPASS NOTICE. Ail bnting, fishing or othrwis trespassing on lots 1, 2 and 4 in Sac. *on 41, T. , R. 1 East; all of Sac: tion 42 of Townshil 5, Range 1 East: all of Section 45. Towmhip 5, Range 1 East, all in Wilkinson eounty. This and is situated along the Homochit- to River as a part of the Burn. All people trespassing thereon will be ,rosoctted. 12-1-3w. GL'0STER LUMBER CO. TRESPASS-NOTICE. All hunting, fishing or otherwise tresasstnr on Walnut Grove, Foun- Usefulness --TO GET REAL AND LASTING SATISFACTION OUT OF HIS WORK, A MAN HAS TO KNOW THAT IT SERVES SOME DEF- IN!TE, U3EFUL PURPOSE. ----OPERATING THIS INSTIT TION ON THE MOST EFFICIENT BASIS, IN THE BEST INTEREST OF ALL PATkONS, IS OUR DAILY OCCIPATfON; AND WE FIND OUT WORK IS PLEASURE BE- CAUSE WE KNOW THAT EVERY DAY WE GROW INCREASINGL USEFUL. To the Community, To the Depositors, To all Our Friends, WE WELCOME EVERY OIOR- TUNITY TO SFRVE; WE WANT TO BE OF THE UTMOST USF.JL- NES8 TO YOU. WE PAY 4 PER CENT INTEREST. Co00mcPeial Member American Banker's Amociation. WOODVILLE, . . . . A FULL LINE C Fancy and Staple DELMONTE AND LIBBY CANNED FRUITS CANNED VEGETABLES AND MEATS MACARONI, SPAGHETTI, ALMEDA FURE GROUD COFFEE in 3-pound tim. AND A General Line Dry Goods SHOES, HATS, ETC. AUGUST METZGER Woodville, Mississippi /4AR T E N THE REXALL DRUG YOU ALWAYS GET THE BEST OF EVERYTHINC_ AT rilE RIGHT PRICES, AND WHEN YOU WANT IT, WHEN YOU BUY FROM THE / REXALL DRUG STORE. WE HERE TO SATISFY OUR CUSTOM, ERS ALWAYS, AND WE DO .IT. TRESPASS NOTIL All hunting, fishing or o,herwise tre:pasng on Westwood plantation is strictly prohibited under penalty 'of the law. H.B. McGEEHE. 11-17-3 men. 200ARTE THE REXALL DRUG $ PRACTICAL For Men and Women --MEN AND WOMEN ALWAYS AND ENJOY SOMETHING TO WI 50 YOU MAKE UP YOLR LIST OF PRESENTS REMEMBER YOUR I'AMILY AND APPLES AND GE$ ' ' \\; NOTICE. WqCH WE SELL AT C IPRICF ABE COHEN, Agt - Ai, hogs caught on property own. ed orcontrolled by any of the under- " " WTdville, Miss. sineo, will be taken up, and owners  J i " I' row.mUst pay. for. same according to the • Am • ) E ,'. ] (MRS.) EESSIE LANEHART. I WOODV1LLE, MI..  , ....,'" . I (MRS.) BLANCHE CASTON.. t W." E. DAVIDSON. =- =" = . , U,,r a  [ 11-17-tf. f [ POSTED. • TRESPASS I)TICE. "i "" .... All hunting or otherwise trespass. All" I Artonish, Loeh Leven, Lock Dale. ing on Brierly and Valela plantatn ing 6n I Goodhcpe, Deerpark and 14.ais  strictly prohibited under penalty strictly | Tract against all fishing, hun "ring, of the law. J.A. REDHEAD: , the law. | trappin{r or" trespassing, under pen- 00alty of law. All perm00io00 here00 fore Fives are hereby revoked. All hunting, fishing, trapplng FLEMING & BELTZIIOOVER, otherwise owns€ by i6-2] ly / °