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DAILY CLARION LEDGER. JACKSON, MISS. FRIDAY MORNING, OCTOBER 19, 1923 PAGE TWO he had killed Lew and to go and Mississippi ELIGIBLES FOR GAME TODAY ARE LISTED WITH INTERESTING DOPE OVERALL FACTORY BEGINS WORK ON MONDAY MORNING PLANS NEARLY COMPLETED ON MEN SLATED TO GET IN FRAY general, and has played every back until the maximum number, 200, see "that man Grace." She said Gunion and Grace talked together the tlav after the killing. Her un qualified identification ot Grace as one of the men who plotted the kill ing was conceded to be a severe blow to the alibi his attorneys had built up. ACCUSED ARE BROUGHT HERE FOR TRIAL Mr. and Mrs. James Young Arrested in Vicksburff With R. L. Hoffue's Car Mr. and Mrs. James Young, arrested in Vicksburg Wednesday on charges of stealing an automobile in Jackson, were reiurnca io uic cuy yesterday and are now In the city Jail, awaiting trial here. The car which was stolen here Wednesday is said by police to be-lftncr te t. L. Hoeue. state forest er. Mr. Hogue went to Vicksburg to identify the automoDue ana charges were filed immediately. It is thought the trial will come up In city court this afternoon. A NATtON-WIDZ iNSTfTUTlCH- Tfiv CHARLESTON MAN IN MURDER TRIAL Memphis, Court Begins Tak-ing Testimony in Killing of t'Tamle King" MEMPHIS. Tenn, Oct 18 (AP) John Edwin Grace, Charleston, youth on trial here with two others for the slaying last year of John Levy, "Tarn ale King', today heard the common law wife of one of his alleged companions testify that he came to her apartment the night of the slaying to "clean a pistol." Grace with twj Memphlans, George Prince and Freeman Gun-ion, are charged with first degree murder, Mrs. Betty White, who ad mitted in court that she is Gunion's common law wife, said Grace and Gunion spent several hours at her home and left hurriedly before Levy was shot down in his garage. The woman said Gunion told her NO "SALES." LOWEST PRICES EVERY DAY Store No. 1012 If STARKVIirp last issue of Sophie's Tormentor Junior two year eL of 1L XL to the list ot twoyl fat for thm 0 bv, fcuuiiui rt h. sire or sonhi-. Edith's Boy. Forw rtiiritr state uin SALLTS. rvt i fall tlcns of ahctvyrwai closes has caused c-ti rejoicing on the h) here. There hasnl In seven wrrkt rj lmnassable Wells are coin becoming a scarce Ue vwM I LQ IT I'M M. 1 dltion whirh 1 every Turkish veiled for ccnturlei o5o Af all rta1- WXii STORE 4 LOCAL A Balance or a Bill! Check our prices and you win ttt how jtiS you can save for your pit Hank Account by payini uk Merchandise and if we permitted chirp counts you would havs to for that privilege Isn't a rank Balance tetr than a Bill on the first ol tt Mil quality always ut iuuny 134 E. Capitol St. Jackson, Miss. a No Need to Stint Yourself on Wanted Merchandise, Our Values Always Include Thrifty Prices mted as outstanding in fashion as they are in value! field position. Captain Hitt will start at quarterback. Treetop Murphree of Okolona, is serving his second season as pivot man for the Braves. As his name suggests. Tree is a toewring indi vidual, not unusually heavy but Just elongated. Murphree's work, has been a feature of nearly every in dian contest since his appearance in the varsity ranks. Fighting valiantly by side will be found Taterhead John son, stellar guard, who is rounding out his third season as a varsity performer. Johnson hails from Mt. Olive and can be counted upon, to give his best In every game. Opposite Johnson on the other side of the line Nick Duncan will start at guard. Duncan, who Is from Wheeler, received his early football training at Tupelo Military institute. He Is one of the sophomores who Is making good as a varsity performer during his first season. Miller "Pardner Ben. Conn of Hazlehurst, one of the best lines men in the state will play at left tackle. Conn first became acquaint ed with football while attending Copiah-Lincoln A H. S. Playing nis last season for the Redskins, he has become a powerful threat to every opposing Trenton Shelton. who hails from Derma, will in all probability start at right tackle. Shelton is a junior and gained his varsity experiences last year. In his high school days, Shelton was one of the outstanding men in the Calhoun County A. 11. 3. line-up. Ras Branch of Smlthdale; Is. play ing his third season of varsity football for the Choctaws. Branch, who is an end, is one of the best all-around athletes that the Choctaws have ever boasted, having made letters in three major sports. At present he is S. I. A. A. shot put and discus champion. He pLX'ed his first football at Pike county A. H. S. where he was a member and one of the main threats of their 1924 state championship eleven. George Ritchie, who gives his home address as Jackrf is a brother of Bill Ritchie, prominent Loyola University gridster mention ed for all-southern honors. Ritchie played with McComb High school and later became a member of the Pearl River Junior college team. He bids fair to become one of the south's greatest ends, his offensive and defensive work being outstand ing in each Choctaw tilt. With Captain Hitt In the back- field will be found Al Reed, diminu tive halfback from Weir. Reed is serving his third season as a member of the varsity squad. His defensive work Is good and he can slip off tackle and run through a broken field with uncanny ability. Upton Black of McCool, will prob ably be the choice to start at the other half. Black who is also rounding out his final year of ser vice a star for Holmes County A. H. S. while a high school lad. Black is a tower of strength on defense and is a powerful line plunger. Vic Metts, one of the outstanding members of the team is from Louis ville. Metts went from Louisville High school to Mississippi Heights academy where he made a fine record. This is his second season as a varsity performer and he Is much feared by all Choctaw opponents. Metts is a good defensive fullback and hits a line with a terrific drive. Hugh Lee, an excellent passer and broken field runner deluxe, who has been on the bench during the entire season except for a very few min utes against S. L. I. on account of injuries is rapidly rounding into form and will be in shape for the coming Lee is a halfback and comes from Ludlow. He had no football experience before entering Mississippi college, and is now play ing his final season. H. J. Bishop, hefty tackle, from Hazlehurst is another who has been on th injured list since the open ing of the season. Bishop has been suffering with a bad shoulder and it is hoped that he will be in condi tion to meet the Majors Friday. Harlan and Slay are a pair of sophomore backs who have been showing up fine during the early part of this season. Both will get a chance to work again Millsaps. Three sophomore linesmen have also been working well and will get a chance as reserves in the forward wall are Hilderbrand, Young, and Longino. MADE GOOD MONEY BROOKHAVEN, Oct 18. The Willing Hearts Circle of the King's Daughters Society cleared more than $1100 on their lunch and refreshment stand at the Seven County Fair held here last week, it was an-rounced yesterday by Miss Maude Bruner, superintendent of the local King's Daughters Hospital. Nurses from the hospital and members of the local circle-served at the booth and contributions were made by th many friends of the society. Whiskey WW AGED RESIDENT DIED YESTERDAY Mrs- Mary Haverstror, One of Jackson's Oldest Citizens to be Buried Today- Yesterday morning as the day was being ushered in, the spirit of Mrs. Mary Haverstror took its flight to the Great Beyond, her death occurring at 4:55 at the home on South Commerce street. This morning at 8 o'clock simple services will be held at the residence conducted by Father O'Reilly of St. Peters Catholic church, after which the funeral cortege will leave for Canton, where services of interment will be conducted by Father Melot. "Miss Lou" as she was lovingly called, was born in Rankin county, Just over the river from Jackson, on May 12, 1845, and therefore was well past her 84th anniversary. She removed to Jackson when a small girl and practically all her life has been spent here, with the exception of four years of happy wedded life which she spent in Canton. In 1867 she was married to Steve Haverstror of Canton. In 1871 he died and today the body-of "Miss Lou" will be laid besida him in the City of the Dead at that place. She leaves only two known relatives, Misses May and Ef fie Rich, nieces, who have lived with her for the past several years. Of a sweet, retiring disposition, the deceased came little in contact with the public, but was greatly be loved by those who knew her best. Generous in her nature ana cnari- table to a high degree, many were her ministrations and many a heart will be saddened at the news that she is no more. One among the oldest of Jackson citizens, she loved to live in the past, and was happiest when conversing with some old friends of the happy days of long ago. But she also loved youth and took great pleasure in promoting their pleasures and assisting in theirl welfare. In fact, sne was a woman whose pleasant smile it was a bene diction to enjoy and whose friend ship it was a privilege to enjoy. The funeral arrangements will be in the hands of the Tom E. Taylor Funeral home, with the following acting as pallbearers: Sam Strauder, William Porter, A. French, Chas. Sidney Martz, Brock O'Leary and C. C. Sigrest. Millsaps Students Incinerate Choctaw An Indian camp fire, but with a representative Indian creating the principal part of the conflagration, lact night smoulderevd on the campus of Millsaps college, where a dummy representing the Choctaw aggregation, was ignited and burn ed, while almost the entire Millsaps student body danced around the fire. This "Indian's" death was in line with the annual custom of burying Mississippi college before their grid battle with the Majors. Funeral rites were conducted by John Finch, Millsaps student, who delivered an oration on the failure of the career of the career of the Mississippi college dummy. Taps was sounded out as the flames consumed the stuffed dummy, and the student pealed out the Millsaps alma mater song to show their enthusiasm over the coming battle this afternoon. Course for Home Economic Students CRYSTAL SPRINGS, Oct. 18. Beginning Monday, Oct. 29, a special course will be given to the Home Economics students in C. S. C. S. Miss Seba Ates of the Mississippi State Board of Health will give an eighteen hour course in Child Hygiene and public health nursing. This course will run about two weeks, at the end of which, a certificate will be awarded to the students with suitable public exercises. Ihe course is designed to be a very practical one in home nursing, giving important training on Just what to do in ordinary cases of illness If adults as well as school children are interested in taking this course, arrangements can be made with Miss Ates with this end in view. Miss Mary E. Hagler is the local teacher of the branch of Home Economics, her address being at Hen-ington Hotel. GLEE CLUB MEETS BROOKHAVEN, Oct. 18. The Whitwor th College Glee Club held its first meeting of the new school year in the stucUo of the capable director, Miss Catherine Jane Jordan and elected the following officers to serve during the session 1928-29. The chorus consists of more than thirty voices and a number of operettas, cantatas and musical entertainments will be given during the year. President, Miss ICatherine Robert-sen. Vice Miss Doris Dudley. and treasurer, Miss Katherine Brennan. Reporter, Miss Monelle Smith. Business manager, Miss Lillian Caulfield. Stage managers. Misses Cecile Moore, Katherine Sullvian and Al-vis Boyd. FOREST RESIDENCE BURNS FOREST, Oct. 18 The handsome residence of John Lackey burned Tuesday morning at 11 o'clock. The origin of the fire was unknown. It is supposed that the sparks from Lackey's planing mill, which was near by, or a defective flue caused this destructive fire. Due to the heroic work of local fire company and volunteer workers, most of the furnishings of the home were saved. The house and fnmitiird was partially covered with insur ance. Several residences In this part of town caught but flames were soon extinguished. The new Jackson overall factory will begin work Monday, according to W. M. superintendent of the plant. With "fifty machines having already been installed the newest of Jackson's manufacturing concerns will throw open its doors for workmen to start on: the job Monday. For three weeks workmen who will have places in the plant have been in Jackson, locating their lamilies In the city and acquainting themselves with the environment. Many of the workmen's children are in the city schools, now and they will, in the future, become acquainted with the various churches over the city and affiliate with them. Beginning with the fifty machines, the plant will take on more OPTION GIVEN ON PIGGLY WIGGLY Kroeger Grocery and Baking Co. of Memphis May Take Over Business J. M. Reid local manager PIggly Wiggly Stores, announces that the Kroger. Grocery and Baking business, has an option to purchase all of the Piggly Wiggly stores in Mississippi, including Jackson, providing same is exercised by November first. This means that the deal will go through, as this firm has been particularly anxious to get a line of grocery stores in this state. The Kroger Grocery and Baking is one of the big organizations of the country, having only recently purchased the Piggly Wiggly stores of Memphis, and now has an option on the Bowers' stores In the same city. The PIggly Wiggly-Irwin company was organized in January 1927, and is now operating about eleven stores. It has four at Jackson, one at Paris, three In this city, two in Helena, Ark and at Blytheville, and ons at Caruthersville, Mo. It is believed that all, or practical ly an or tnese stores are invoivea the option. The Kroger Grocery and Baking one that has been remarkably Should they take over the Mississippi stores, it is not believed that any material changes will be 'made, unless it is to add additional Mr. Reid, local manager, is an exceptionally able manager, and he has under him a corps of well trained assistants who are making 'good. Stop Hurting Instantly then Lift Right Off! Drop "Freezone" on that aching corn. Instantly it stops hurting; then shortly you lift the corn risht off with' your fingers. Yon'U laugh, really! It is so easy and dcern't hurt one bit! Work3 ilke a charm, every time. A tiny bottle of "Free- costs only a few cents, at any drug store, and is sufficient to remove every hard corn, soft corn, and cai louses. Try it! U-DRIVE-IT Cheaper than owning one. Rent-A-Car Co. Inc. 124 Farish St. Phone SSI Aubrey Flowers, Mgr. Jackson, Miss. 3 I 7. While In the city visiting the Fair you will make no mistake seeing our magnificent display of NEW DRAPERIES (Dfiis. FAIR ViSi stobs Women, Misses, Juniors Numbering 32 regular players the 1928 Millsaps varsity squad has been one of the finest in the history of the college. Sexton McManus, 145 pound center and cantain of this vear's sauad. will close his third year of varsity rootbaii at Minsaps tms tan. training from the Copiah-Lincoln A. H. where he was one of the finest prep school centers in the state. Mc Manus quickly won a place for himself on the MillsaDs sauad. Playing good football during a period when Millsaps teams were making poor showings he helped to keep alive the fighting spirit of the Majors for two years. Last year McManus was chosen all-state center. McManus lives in Hazlehurst. Marion Hale, 145 pound sophomore quarterback, has shown himself to be one of the finest players on the Millsaps squad this year. Hale played football at Central High school and the Catholic boys college in MemDhis before cominff to Mill saps. Leading the Minors to many victories last year, ana snowing up well in the early games this year Hale has many successes before him in varsity football. Wrisrht. 180 pound fullback who has in his two years varsity experi ence at Millsaps shown up as an excellent line plunger, comes irom Carthage and has played on the eleven of the Scott county A. H. S. Miller. soDhomore halfbick, is one of the mainstays of the Major back-f ipld. Weiehinz only 150 pounds Miller has shown up well as a line plunger and broken field runner. He comes from Lumberton and received his experience on the high school team there. "Stud" Selman. another of the sonhomores. comes from Monticelto, and although lacking high schol ex perience on the gridiron, nas ae-veloned into one of the finest guards on the Major squad, seiman weign3 170 pounds. Clavton Manor, former star on the Jackson high eleven, is playing his first year of varsity football at Mill- caps at tackle, weighing iuu pounas Maynor has shown up wen in eany games Graham, a product or tne natn-rMnn hiffli school, is an experienced member of the Millsaps varsity and holds down the position of tackle with considerable ability, uranam weighs 160 pounds. Bealle, 150 pound end, has shown up well during his one year with the Majors. Bealle received his training on the Greenwood high school team. Strait, coming "from the-Newton county A. H. is playing his first year of varsity ball at Millsaps. Strait weighs 165 pounds and plays at end. Welsh, 151 pounder from Bogalusa has had considerable experience withthe Majors and is well known as a heady quarterback and A. Bilbo, plucky 143 pound quarterback, who was injured in played two years of varsity football at Millsaps and was known as one of the best little ball carriers in the state. Bell, all state high school end from Greenwood, is playing his first year of varsity ball at Mill-cans. Aitboueh weiehins only 140 pounds, Bell has shown up well as a pass receiver. Jones, a graduate of Clarke junior college, is playing his first year of football at Millsaps. veigning 100 he has shown up well at tackle. w. t. Eoswell from Grenada, is playing his second year of varsity ball with the Majors, -uosweu wHo-Vis ifin nounds and is one Of the most efficient tackles on the squad. Kelly, a new arrival on tne Major squad, comes from Poplarville junior college, weighs 163 pounds, and has played several good games at guard. McDaniels, from Lucedale, playing his first year of varsity ball, weighs 157 pounds and plays a good game at half. Rouse, coming from the Lamar A. H. weighs 155 pounds and is playing his third year of varsity ball. Rouse plays at guard. Other members of the Millsaps squad and their weights and positions are as follows: Centers, Hain-ing 152, McLaurin 160; guards, Bounds 156, Holcombe 162, Stevens 153; tackles, Sullivan 162, Carmich-ael 158; ends, Mapp 140, Scott 147, Harala 154; quarterback, Hollomon 135; half, Sharpe 137, Hassell 137; fullback, Campbell 140, Dorman 140, Vickery 160. PROVTNE FIELD, CLINTON, Oct. 18 Here are brief sketches of the embers of the Mississippi col lege iotball squad which are most likely to perform in the traditional tilt with the Millsaps Majors today. The Choctaws will be led into their eighth annual grid classic with Millsaps college by their sterling chief, Stanf ield Hitt. "Dick" as he is familiarly known to his friends is a Clinton boy and received his early football training at Clinton High school. He was also a member of the Clarke college eleven before entering Mississippi college. Hitt can punt, pass, and is a splendid ball carrier. He is also an excellent field letter Than The sensation of the drug trade Is Aspironal, the two-minute cold and cough reliever, authoritatively guaranteed by the tested, approved and most enthusiastically endorsed by the highest, authorities, and proclaimed by the people as ten times as quick and effective as whiskey, rock and rye, or any other cold and cough remedy they have ever tried. All drug stores are supplied with the wonderful elixir, so all you have to do is to step into the nearest drug: store, hand the clerk 60c for a bottle of Aspironal and tell him to servv- you two teaspoonsfuL With your watch in For will have been placed In the establishment for duty. Fourteen special workmen of the company will arrive in Jackson to teach the work to the new employees. Superintendent White states that the plans have gone forward in a satisfactory manner and he is well pleased withhe outlook. Manufacturers of high class mer chandise, the overall factory is a splendid asset to the city, both from a financial and industrial stand point. And so with everything in readiness, the ewnest of Jackson's manufacturing concerns begins work Monday in the manufacture of a tried product. Monday morning will see another advancement in Jackson's growth. CROSBY ISSUES STATEMENT FOR ANSWER TO TALK Prominent Mississippian Defends Hoover Against "Unjust Attack" L. O. Crosby, prominent Mississippi business man and director of flood relief and rehabilitation in the Mississippi delta in 1927 has issued the following statement: "In behalf of the citizens of the flooded area of Mississippi in 1927, and in justice to Secretary Hoover, I desire to correct the report that has gone out and is now being circulated to the effect that Hr. Hoover ignored the white people who had assembled along the route to greet him as he toured the flooded district of Mississippi about the first of August, 1927, and addressed the negroes. "This report charges that Mr. Hoover refused to speak to the white people along the route, but got off the train at Mound Bayou and introduced the negroes to the guestr on the train as "my friends. Mr. and Mrs. "Since I was host on the train and Secretary Hoover and his party were my guests, all of us serving the then. distressed area of Mississippi, justice demnad that I correct this report. "Mr. Hoover did not snub any of the white people at any point along his route, neither did he introduce the negroes to his party on the train. In fact, he spoke only about two- minutes from the rear plat form, this being the length of time the train stopped at Mound Bayou, He complimented the colored people on their excellent morale and com mended the services they had ren dered during what he termed the greatest peace-time disaster the south lias ever known. While he was talking oh this subject the train moved up. Booze shouted: 'This is the national committee- woman, my wife, Mrs. "Mr. Hoover replied: 'Yes, Mr. Booze, we knpw Mrs. Booze at Washington. "It has been charged that Mr. Hoover said: Yes, I know Mrs. Booze, I danced with her in 4Mr. Hoover made no such statement. I was standing on the plat form at that time and heard every word that was said. "Any northern man might have used the same language in addressing Mary Booze as 'Mrs. Booze. Many newspapers refer to her as Mrs. Booze. "I feel that all the good people of the state regret that such a report has gone out and will gladly take part in correcting it, regardless of what their political affiliations may be." Building Boom is On at West Point WEST POINT, Oct. 18. This city is enjoying a wonderful building program. It is estimated that least two and one-half million dol lars will have been spent during this season upon this program. The next two months will see the completion of a number of big building projects in thi3 city. The new $150,000 high school building, the Magnolia Apartments md the remodeling of the Baptist liurch will be completed before the Irst of November, while the First Bank building will be com pleted about December 1st. The Swift plant will be completed sometime in the next few months the contract for which has already been let These and many other fine additions to "the business and residential dis tricts of this city has given West Point the reputation over the state as "The growing city of Mississippi." Pants Purloiners Prison Prospects LAUREL, Oct. 18 Jesse Jones and James Knighting, negroes and alleged notorious pants thieves, whose operations puzzled the police of Laurel for weeks, have, bca found guilty by juries in the circuit court and are awaiting sentence by Judge R. S. Hall. These two men are said to have possessed almost an uncanny knack of entering sleeping rooms and purloining trousers from beds, chairs and other places, within reach of the sleeping owner, yet the latter was not disturbed. It Is believed that they wore especially made rubber shoes to render their steps noiseless. Chief of Police J. E. 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