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Woodville, Mississippi
December 29, 1923     The Woodville Republican
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December 29, 1923

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Website © 2020. All content copyrighted. Copyright Information.     Terms Of Use.     Request Content Removal. rs. A.-L. Lusk, of Hazelhurst, t Miss Mittie F. Fugler, who has I SOUTHBOUND WILD CdEFF- w, % expected here yesterday on a held the position as agent of home DECEMBER 29, 1923 1 visit to her parents, Mr. and Mrs. economics of Copiah county most [ Above the subdued noises of the D. A. Dickey, and to her grandmoth- acceptably for the past three years, ] city, in the darkness which is more December 27, 123. i er, Mrs. S. A. Sanders. spent the holidays here on a visit noticeable, in spite of the glare of ....... 357i :" to her mother, Mrs. A. E. Fugler, street lamps, when the scurrying ............... 36.20! Mr. and Mrs. T. L. Craig, of and to her sister, Mrs. W. L. Beck- wheels of traffic are almost silenced I N.vco, Alabama, spent the holidays ham.  for a few hours before dawn, the o - , here with her parents, Mr. and Mrs.' :'-'-" watcher who has remained at his post PERSONAL [' W. M. Wilkinson, at their borne six Mr. Sam P. Johnson, of Ferrlday, throughout the night catches, at this o  o miles west of Woodville. i La., spent the first of the week here sea,on of the year, if he is fortunate, Mayor and Alderm:n I O :-- on a visit to friends. Mrs. Johnson the distant call of dld geese in flight. Tuesday at.erno n Mrs. J. T. Roy, of Lanehart, who being in Birmingham under treat,- Answering the urge w.hich impelld I was called to Jackson several weeks raent of a specialist. We are glad their Northern pilgrimage in the I ago by the illness of her sister, ]Irs. to "know tha she is now very mucl spring, the veterans are wending who is working at p. K. Zeagler, who died on Sunday improved and will be able to return their way Southward. With them are ,sPending the week here of last week, has returned home. i home at an early date. the younger members of the flock, :- I : who are making their first adventure Miss Pearl E. Chambers, who is at- Mr. and Mrs. Davis Moore, accom- into the Southlend, where green Henley, of Hatties- tending the Baton Rouge high school,' panid by her sister, Miss Stella Me- wters untouched by the frigid Winls here with his came borne Saturday night to spend Gehee, left for Jackson on Wednes- of the Northern winter await them, H. Henley. the Christmas holidays with her par- i day morv:ing where Mrs. Moore is To them, as to their elders, the North ent, Mr. and Mrs. B. 5I. Chambers. [ now under the treatment of her un- ountry must always seem to be P. Jone left Wednes- ' " : I cle, Dr. E. H. Galloway. Miss Me- home. It,is their native habitat, the New Orleans on a The young men of Woodville gave Gehee will go from there to Washing- land to which they return again and a few days. College, ona danceThursdayat theeveningneW hallwithin hiSmusictOwn:by  lishingtn to resUmecompanv.her work with a pub- again during the years. The excur- Millaps ' " ien to the South is merely a casual i Bud Scott's band, which was enjoyed :-- crue, an incident in the creer of holidays with his par- by a large number of young people. . On Thursday afternoon of last every well regulated wild goose. M. P. Scott. :  week the pupils of Miss Mary Lillian Occasionally "by day even the peo- Mr. William H. Catchings came Peters' music class gave their first Snowden, of Baton over Tuesday from Patterson, La.,! public recital of this seT, zion in the ple of the larger towns and cites of Miss Willie where he has a position as pharrna- assembly hall at the high school, along the air lin6 taken by the voy- agers get a full view of the birds in first of the week. cist, to spend a few days With his Quite a number of the patrons of the their passage. -The strategic leader parents, Dr. and Mrs. C. E. Catch-school were pre-=ent and all were who pilots the orderly fleet, formed and Dudley Day ing thoroughly pleased and gratified at in order like a squadron of Cruising week here on a visit : the excellence of the_ program whicb airplanes, is, no doubt, a veteran of Mr. and Mrs. John Mr. and Mrs. J. W. Smither and three sons and her motrher, Mrs. R. i waa rendered, Every number wa many such migrations. He speaks, well given and showed the painstak- in his peculiar language, what seems J. Person, came up from New Orleans mg care and careful d:fll given by to be an authorlative command, and and Mr. Howard last Saturday to spend the holida;s Miss Peters, whose class has grown the "company" moves to right or left district, were via- at their country home on the Pren-  until she has all the pupils she cai or accelerates its speed, according to on Thursday ti,ss Higl=way. find time for. : the spoken order. A warning uttered Mr. and Mrs. S. O. Stockett, Jr., : in another note may cause a momen- Roy E. Cox spent the who were married in Jackson last! UN!ON. WATCH NIGHT SERVICE. tory breaking of the ranks and a D of this week in Baton week, arrived here Saturday even -I Union Watch Night Service will quick resort to "open formation," to his mother, Mrs. ing and are now making their home I be held on next Monday evening, the better to avoid some apprehended at the former residence of Dr. L l December 31st, at St. Pail's Epis- peril. But a reassuring "honk" will W. Magruder. [ copal church, beginning at 9 o'clock, cause the line to be again formed and children left : A special program of music and ad- with the chosen commander in hi for New Orleans Mr-, Wililam Terry and little i dresses has been prepared, which will position of authority at its head. days to relatives daughter, of leW Orleans, arrived f include a sermon by Rev. Mr. Steele. There is a weird music in the or- here Wednesday evening on a visit pastor of the Christian church of derly flight of the geese. It is best to Mr. and Mrs. J. K. Sessions and I McComb. Refreshments will be heard on the prairies, by the light and S. E. Mr. and Mrs. R. E. L. Coon, and to: served in the Parish House and every of the October moon. The absence were busi- other relatives here. body is most cordially invited, of lighti and noises seems to lull the Woodvilh on Thurs- :  " --: voyagers into a happy conversational Miss Gladys Seward, who is teach- Get your Fruit, Candy and Nuts at mood. One imagines, as he listens, ing at Rosepine, Ida,, and Miss Aline I P]itUs Bakery. the place where you that some are talking, while others, returned home Seward, teacher &f muic at Fern- get the best. almost asleep although in easy flight, pleant week's wood, Mis,are spending their Christ ' in her former mas holidays here with their parents, FEED THE BIRDS. return hardly audible answers. Per: hops some former captain of the Mr. and Mrs. John Seward. --:-- Christmas is an ideal time to begin flock is recounting, as veterans some. cashier of the Corn- The annual Masonic sermon for :feeding the birds. While we are times do, his experiences on an earli- spent Christmas with his year will be delivered at the eating our own big holiday dinner, a er journey. The suspicion is that he son in his former WoodviUe Methodist ehuroh toner- pan of grain or table scraps set out has grown garrulous, and that some of his cmpanions, at least, have be. row, Sunday, morning at 11 o'clock, on a low shed roof where it  be by Rev. C. P. Jones, of Magnolia. away from the reach of chickens or came weary of his chatter. Poasi. Jas. M. Sessions, Jr, The public is cordially invited to at- rodents will cheer many a hungry bly the younger members of the par- for Walnut tend. little friend. The birds will soon ty are complaining because no word to her relatives in : find it and you will be deigb.ted to has been said abou t . upper or a Mr. Elias Tolbert, of South Care- watch the feast. A box nailed to the camping place where they may res tins, is spending the week at the! side of a tree makes m mad rdr tmselves. They have who is attending a home of Mr. Jas. M. Sessions. This! birds' cafeteria, Pra platform of a not learned that there: b -  is with his young man is a former resident of few boards across a couple of limbs among their elders that it is safer Mrs. J. T. goy, at and has many friends here on the protected side of the trunk to move forward by night. who are delighted to see him once will do equally as well. It would be One abroad at sunrise in this sea- again, a good ideate make the feeding, son may, if fortunate, discover the Jr., of Jack- : grounds a short istance hem the travelers reposing or feeding on the of the week here Miss Eugenia Lewis, who'is at. house, since some birds dislike too shore of some sheltered lake. But , Mr. H.B. tending the Baton Rouge Business much publicity. In a very few days theY cannot be taken entirely by home. College, and Mr. Lyt. Lewis, Jr., who every species of bird in the neighbor- surprise. The word indicating the is working for the Interstate Trust hood will be feeding at your lunch stranger's approach has been paged Brandt and lit and Banking Co., in New Orleans, counter, dnd you will take great from a sentinel posted at a point of Vicksburg, spent spent with their par. pleasure in studying their ways and vantage near the shore to guard her parents, Mr. ents, Mr. and Mrs- Lyt. Lewis. becoming friends with them. By against just such an emergency. Richardson. __: saving the birds now you wilI be do- Eternal vigilance is the watchword in Mr. Jas. M. Lesshy, of Lessiey, ing a lot toward sating the crops next the camp. And so, most before the of Rosette, who was visiting his daughter, Mrs. year. The birds will do their prt interloper realizes what he ha Mrs. Cha A. Wood, paid us a visit Wed- then ff you will help thegn now.--- tumbled upon, the whole flock is in and Mn. W. R. nesday. This gentleman, although Successful Farming. flight, Perhaps the vigilant sentry, 'on Thursday. 82 years of age, is hale and hearty --o faithful to the trust imposed: is given and enoys reading The Republican Why not give magazines for ChEst- a place of honor near the co]mander, mas presents ? I am agent for The as n object lesson to the younger who lms apo- every week without the aid of glasses. Saturday Evening Post, The Ladies' members of the company. The a Brobkhaven, : Home Journal and The Country Gen- tonihed observer stands in silence with his par- Mrs. Emmett Putnam, of Vero t!eman, and will appreciate your or- F. Tucker. million paish, L., arrived her tat dots. RALPH G. JONES, JR. watching the thinning line, which week en a visit of a few wdeks to Wall and spent the first on a visit to F E. Riehard- D. Millez -her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Geo. of Slidell, L, are : to his mother, Mra Argue. She was accompanied here to other rehtive by her aunt, Mrs. Ruth McGill, who has been her guest for a few weeks, The report of the Census Bureau showa that 1,852 bales of cotton had been ginned up to December 13th, as compared to 2,674 bales ginned to a eorresp0nding date last year. This O. O. Roberts and is practically the total crop for the I, are spend- county, as there are few, if any, bales on vkit to her as yet to gin. . A. W. Lane- EL Wr o up la week on Mr. and M Wilkinson pot, left rsday Autonk, Tms, on to her brother, and m h Mr. W. V. Mor/, uc0mpaned'obY Dr. W. I. Marsalis, of Centreville. went down to New Orleans on Wed- nesday for an examination by a specialist and returned" home the following evening. We are glad to report that Mr. Morris, who has been ick for the past three weeks, is now much improved, M1'. and Mrs. Louis P. Codifer and chilJren, of New Orleans, and Mr. and Mrs. RObert Stutzmari and little son, of Baton Rouge, stopped over I A J. SeBions re here for a few hours last week on a[ evening short visit to Mr. JO Stutzman and, they spent children on their wa to Fort Adams Mr. and tO spend the holiday with Mr. Henry L. Stutzman and children. Who has tpos, A /cidl ehetion will be held at exas, ld*spend, the Town Hall on next Monday, De- s a visit to his eemher 31st, to fill the vaeandy bn and to the Board of Aldermen of this town caused by the resignation of Mr. D. C. Bramlette. Mr. M. E. Colium, of being the only candidate, will d course, be chosen, and all who know hn eel certain that he will fill the position with erltt to the town and =? Star Brand Shoes I am atent for these well known all-leather Shoees, and I carry in stock the New Styles for Ladles, Misses and Yourg Men. Be sure to come in and look them over before yo buy elsewhere. Stetson and Beaver Hat, M. Me Stock hag arrived and for the particular man who wants a good Hat I recommend the Heaven' Special, which I carry in all the New Stylees at $4.50.  It.Will wea as well as a Stetson. Falll Coats a00ad Dresses AI1 my New Fall Ceatts and Dresses have been reduced. Come in and see if you-can find your size, and I can save you money. Blankets and Comforts For-Colld Weather I have a good line of Blankets and Comforts, also the Genuine Wool Bats in full Comfo sire. Wishing you A HAPPY AND PROSPEROUS NEW YEAtL " and thanking you for the nn favors in the past year, I remain, - Yours very truly, C. M, TREPPENDAHL f. M. TREPPENDAHL ODD FELLOWS' BUILDING, WOODVILLF., MISS. pass . in the blue sky of the Southern horizon. Christian Science Monitor. Bond Bread, Mother's Bread, made in New Orleans, fresh daily at D. L.' CUMBO'S. STATE OF MISSISSIPPI To H. P. Bates, Executor of Est. C. C. Bates, deceased, Wiley F. Jen- kins, Emma S. Jenkins, Mr:. Em- ma S. Jenkins and Julia N. Red- head, defendants: You are commanded to appear be- fore the chancery court of Wi]kifi- son county, in said state, at Rules, on the se@nd MOnday, the llth da of February, A. D. 1924, to defend the suit in said court of Ih-k of Centrevilh et ah wherein you are defendaDu. This the 26t1 day of December, A. D. 1923. W.L. HAYS, (Ae:,. 12-29-1923-4w. NOTICE OF BIDS Bids will be received by the Board of Supervisors of Wilkinson county, Miss., up to 11 o'clock a. m. on th first Monday, the 7th day of Janu. ary, A. D. 1924, to work the follow- ing roads in the secov.d district fez the year 1924: Columbian Springs road from Hare Track gate to Louis- iana line; Pinckne-dlle road from Pond to Louisiana line; Forrest Hill road from Pinckneyville post office to Dunbar creek; Academy road from Evans fork to Dunbar creek; Fron Buffalo bridge.6 Wall's fork. Board reserves the right to reject any and all bids. 12-8-1923-4w. W.L. HAYS, Clerk NOTICE OF BIDS B|ds to publish proceedings of the Board of Supervisors of Wilkinson county for the year 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 resen'e the right to reject any and all bids. 12-8-1923-4w. W.L. HAYS, Clerk NOTICE OF BIDS Bids will be received by the Board of Supervisors of Wilkinson county, Mia, up to 11 o'clock a. m. on the first Monday, the 7th day of Janu- ary, A. D. 1924, for the purchase d one grader with 6-foot road blade. for the second district of this countyl The Board reserves the right to re. iect any and all bids. 12-8-1923-4w. W.L. t{AYS, C}erk NOTICE OF ELECTION. A Vacancy having occurr=d in t,. office of the Board cf Alderf, en of the Town of Woodville, Miss., notice is hereby given that, to fill said un. expired term, a special election will be held in said town at the Mayor's Office on the 31st day of December. A. D. 1923.T. B. Lee, J. E. Ken-" drick, E, E. Richardson, Board of Registrars. 11-8-1923-4w. PETITION FOR PARDON. To His Excellency, Lee M. Russell, Governor of the State of Misss. sippi: The undrsigned citizens and offi. cers of Wilkinson cou/y, r:;pec- fully petition your Excellency to par. don Ike Douglas, who was convicted ef ughter at the October teem, 19, of the Circuit Cout of said county, and entenced to the peni- tentiary for five years. In support of this petition, we state that the prisoner caught hi wife and a man in a compromising position, and under momentary is- sanity, caused by the shock  of his wife's infidelity, shot and killed his wife ad wounded heraramour. Respectfully submitd, W.. F. Tucker, E. E. Richardson, C. G. Mc- Gehee and many others. 12-15-1923-5w. / NOTICE OF BIDS Bids will be received by th, Board of Supervisors of Wilkinson co.ty, Miss., up to 11 o'clock a. m. on the first Monday, the 7th day of Janu- ary, A. . 1924, to keep the Court House and yard, ,nd the County Home for the da/1924. The Board reserve te nght to reject any an#, all bids. 12-8-1923-4w. W.L. HAYS, Clerk ADMLISTRATOR'S NOTICE "TO CREDITORS. Letters of adminlstration,-, t. a,, having been granted on the 13h day of March, 1923, by the clerk of the chancery court of Wilkinson c0Aty , Missksippi, to the undersigneupo the estate of F. D. Lewis, deceased, "notice is hereby given to all persons having cims against aid estate to have the same probated and reg- istered by the clerk of aid court nda failure to probate and register claims for six months from this date will bar the claim. This the 28rd day of November, A. D. 1923, W. H. H. LEWIS, LYT. LEWIS, 11-24,1923-4w. Administrators e.t.a. Cumbo's Grocery The Store where you can get what you want, when you want it and always at the right price. We wish you a Happy and Prosperous New Year. D. L. Cumbo. FOR SALE FIN2E, SELECTED, ONE AND TWO YEAR OLD BULLS. They ca no od bloo at all. All are Grade Red Poll, all Muley and from good milk strains, ve.y cheap for cash. ALso eome fine yeariinll heifers. J. S. McOehee, LAUSAEL HILL, LA A Happy New Year" TO ALL I MAY THE NEW YEAR BRING YOU AN ABUNDANCE @ OF JOY AND PROSPERITY Prepare Now FOR THE New Year HY not drop in and let us fix you up with a new out. fit from head to foot ? The cost of " a complete wardrobe is not a great deal when you buy it here. We have everything in wearing apparel "for Men, Women and Children. Let us fit you out. A II.APPY AND PROSPEROUS NEW YEAR TO ALL P|00.lCrS Mffillll|lC CO W O O D V I L L E M'I S S IS S I PP I Gifts! Gifts at the 00lfl Store ' Bi .rthday I Annsv00--ry Weddmg. Holiday and all others Gifts of AII Kinds at All A HAPPY AND PROSPEROUS NE W YEAR TO ALL T. The Buy Druggist TELEPHONE 8d W'viIl Iba I GASOLINETATION  FISK TIRES -" COMPLETE Frock NEW RECORDFULL LINE 'JEWELRY A. H. JONES, lawyer. Real Estate Bought and I]old - on Commission. Offieein court house, Woodville, Miss. DR. W. W. MONTFORT, Dentist Woodville, Mi Crown and Dge work a Sleialq Odd FelloWs' Bldg. Phone 116- W. F. Tucker Clay B. Tueke: TUCKER & TUCKER Lawyers. Woodville, -. Mimg Office southwest corner public H. C..EAK Woodville, MisA Office on :round floor of Cour DR. R. F. PAY Eye, Ear, Note ut4 ,,. Tir.t DR. J. W. Physidsn and Woodvilh, Mi Office on second floor of Fellowe Building. DR. C. E. CATCHING$ Office in