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Announcements for Office. !
AumiunecmciitH In thin t'oliitnii are
chaiucd foi tit the rate of W.0, eaHli
in advance. I'liuse xxho want oilier
should plate t lit i i name bclbie the
people in time fur earel'iil coincident t ion.
City Ki.rciion Antil. ((, 1IH1U.
SCHOOL COMMISSION Kit
H. F. STHAItNS
.Ioiin T. HUCKI.l'.V
FOR MA USUAL.
F. M. Gwin
FOR CITY CLKRK.
I'll AS. MOlUiAN
FOR ALDKRMAN i-'tid WARD.
.Iamks A. Johnson
FOR ALUKKMAN 1st WARD.
B. F. Ai,m:x
Dr. R. C. CRESSWELL
OHIce in Kolm Jltiililini;
Crown and Bruise Work a Specialty.
Hayti, - - Mishouui.
J. G. CRIDEK
Physician ami burgeon
Oilice in Tkautmann's Dauc. Stokk
Phone No. 50
Hayti, - - Missocki
T. J. TRAUTMANN
Physician ami Surgeon
Ofllco phone 50. Residence 00.
Hayti, - - - Missouri.
J. W. JOHNSON
Physician and Surgeon
Residence Phone 24. - - Oilice 40.
Hayti, - Mo.
BAYLESS L. GUFFY
Hayti, - Missouri.
J. E. DUNCAN
Will practice in all tiio co'irta
Otllce, Over City Drug Store.
Cawthkhsviu.k, : : Mo.
Averill Insurance Agency
Hartford Fire IiiHuranci Co.
American Central Insurance Co.
Phoenix Iiifliirance Co.
Phenix Insurance Co.
Niagara Insurance Co.
Strongest agency in the city.
L.C. AVKHILL, - - Hayti, Mo.
Two Clinirfl. FirHtclaaa ServicH and
everything neut and clean. I respect
fully Holicit your putronage.
P. S. RAVENSTEIN
URAL ESTATE AGENT
Otlico at Home. Phone No.28
Mr. Welker, who xvent to St. Louis
a few days ago to buy a team of hor.ses
to farm on the Alfalfa Kami, arrived
one in or lus horses died on the
l'Yiink Perkins returned from St.
Louis and Illinois Wednesday
CM. Allen, former malinger for
the Itoberts Cotton Oil Co., is in town
tod u J.
(i. I). Dyer, oldest son of .1. F. Dyer
who died Saturday night, is ill of
Fannie I., daughter of Coney Cole
man, died atCaruthersville lastThurs
I'rof. II. L. Davidson is olTerlng a
gold medal for the greatest yield of
onion sets raised from .'lit square feet
of ground, the contest being routined
to the pupils Irom grades six and
The I In ti Civic League will serxe a
dinner on election day. The proceeds
will lie ued for improving and hcauti
f, ing the eit, . 'oine prepared to eat.
as every thing fond will he theie to
tempt y oil.
Tax Assessor (Jeo. A. Lainlt was
out from Carutliersville Tuesday, and
handed Us a dollar. Mr. Lainh is
also interested in the real estate
business, and seems to he pushing to
the front at a rapid rate
I. Kolm spent Sunday in Monett,
Ark., and returned Monda. lie re-
ports his business there as highlx
sutislactorx. and savs the town is
booming, that a stave factorx is bcin- I
put in. and a new bank ol .-,iMH) cap-1
itiil is being organized. !
Carutliersille Democrat: A tele
gram leceivedhere yesterday conveyed
the sad news o) the death of Mrs. .lolin
Scott at herhome in Tiicumcari, N. M.
Mis. Scott had been an invalid for
some time, hcinjj a victim ol that
dreaded disease, consumption, and her
deatli xvas not unexpected by her friends
in this city, the family going to that
town about a year ago in hopes of her
ultimately regaining her health, but
the climate seemed to do her little or
no good, and she jjriidually grew worse
until the end yesterday morning. To
the bereaved husband is extended the
sympathy ol a large number of friends
in this city.
Missourian: Hon. .1. .1. Russell
arrived hoineat Charleston from Wash
ington last Saturday. Mrs. Russell
has been quite sick but is noxv much
better. It has been intimated that Mr.
Russell will be elected next year.
Hon. C. A. Crow has returned from
Washington, D. C. It is hardly pro
liable that he w ill ictiini to be in at
tendance ol the special Mission bi'lMUse
oi the condition ill his wife.
The government will open to home
steaders nearly three million acres of
land in Oklahoma next October. The
land is in the Usage nation.
Rev. W. H. Rlalock died at Fast
Prairie Match 21, of asthma.
Since April. PUIS, Sikeston has spent
WOs, ()."() in building.
A Tax Paying Citizen.
Well, Henry, you never touched me,
and but for the benefit ol those who.
Hensationally inclined, might possibly
think that you scraped the hide, I
would not take the trouble to reply.
You have the reputation of being a
crack ritle shot, but 1 am led to believe
that if you were shooting with gram
mar you couldn't hit a cellar wall
from the inside.
1 ll'll led to believe, by suggestions
from others, that the public is expect
ing me to attack your record in my
reply. This I refuse to do. It is not
my .style, howexer wide the opening.
I will only say, in a hi ief defense,
that I have never had access to the
MRS. ROSE BRYANT
Has just returned from the city,
with a large stock of Millinery.
Buy your hats at home, and you
will get a fair deal. You are in
vited to call and inspect my line.
SOUTH SIDE PUBLIC SQUARE
NOTICE OF FINAL SETTLEMENT
Notice is hereby given to all creditors
and others interested in the estate of
W. J. Long, deceased, that I, V. L.
Leller, administrator of said estate,
intend to make final settlement thereof
at the next term ot the Probate Court
of Pemiscot county, State of Missouri,
to bo held at Caruthersville, Mo., on
the 10th day of May, 1000.
C. L. LEKiiBn, Administrator.
Dated at Hayti, Mo., March 11, 1909.
"0,IK M" 'tft. l import, th
city's funds, or an, part of them, nor
have I ever liiitKllcd un.x inoni', com
ing to the city : I have never held Hie
"llu'' "r ' 'miivi-. olleclor or i m
Hai.i. I't'sTiiniAN. and all the money
huxe ever handled from the city was
u)m, warrants issued 1 the clerk, an-
thoried by ordinance or order, signed
h, the mayor and paid by the ttrasiir
er or some one acting for him. Hence
your shot went wide of the mark.
I have been accused of several
thinjjs. Not two weeks ajjo I over
heard a leading citizen accuse me of
being the initiative (do yon know what
that is?) of the city hall. This honor
I do not claim alone, but by an untir
ing ellort I pulled the enterprise
through its nariowest straits.
1 plead guilty to aiding and assist
ing other lastiiifj enterprises of the lit
tle city . and with co-operation attempt
ed to launch a plan to pave the streets
around the square, which was wrecked
befoie it got oil the ways by a reinon
stration. Now. Henry, the people elected you
to oilice expecting y on to remain "Dr.
Inky I" tor a jieriod of two yeurs. but
when inn are "Mr. Hyde" and yet
your Indians lined up. you meet with
public disfavor. The question is.
have .iiii remained up to their expec
tations, or have you occasionally
A Tax Payin: Citizi:n.
I x,"': The letter of Mr. Dortch last
w,"'k Wil " a,vh " nilU"'" thilt w" Ul'1'
"I'H' to allow space to the above,
'Ml"- ,,"'',('11 """' hi ivquest lor space
in such a wax that we thought best to
publish it, although it i.s not rulable
to publish letters of a personal nature .
To ihe Voters of Hayti. l
I would not appeal to the voters in
this manner were it not that I have
served as marshal and ex-ollicio
collector of the city for the last two j
I years and therefore real i.e as a result I i
I have likely incurred the displeasure
I of some, which all otlicers who do'
their duty must do, and. lurther, as it
I may be dillicult to .see every voter
I personally and explain away the po
litical attacks invented against me. i
I In the performance of my ollicial
duties I have exercised m own iudg
ment as to what I should have, done
and I alone am to be blamed or praised
for my olllicial nets. If I have dis
pleased any one, which is more Hum
likely I have done, I am glad of it, if
I were 'right," and if I were wrong,
I am sorry .
Since I have been in oilice I have
arrested 170 person charged xvitli vio
lating the city laxv.s, while only S
arrcst.s were made for the two years
) rex i o u s. I have also arrested
Embroidered Front Waist,
$1.00 to $2.00
Lace Front Waist,
$1.25 to $2.50
All waists are made
with the pointed sleeve.
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60 US '
Is the time when you arc hard to
suit in something to cat. Springtime
brings with it a desire and a craving
for something different, something
just a little better, and you long for
So this is a good time to visit the
SPOT CASH GROCERY, where all
of the best of everything to eat is
We handle only the best of Fancy
and Staple Goods. Our line of Can
ned Goods, such as Fruits, Berries
and Meats, all kinds of Rottled Goods,
Fickles, Relishes and Catchups, and
our line of package goods is complete,
also, in Breakfast Foods, Crackers
and Cakes, and our general line of
staple goods is equal to any in the
county. Call and see us.
For lea Package
SPOT CASH GROCERY
Hayti, - Mo.
and captured seven oflenders of the
state laws, who are now doing time in
the state penitential .
I feel that a- an otlicer 1 have ob
tained lesiills satisfactory to the peo
ple and which entitle me to ie
If I am honored by Iving r-
We are still telling you of the good
things we have. Some believe what we
say and some may not. All we can say
is come and see for yourself and be con
vinced. It is our intention to treat you
right; if we don't, tell us.
We have just received a shipment of
the Form Reducing Corset.
$1.00 TO $2.00
shall continue to be governed in the
discharge o! my olli-ial duties by
reason and common sense, and not
by xvhat some crank or busy body may
Yours for business,
Silk Pongee Shirts, collars
Silk Pongee Shirts, collars
Silk Pongee Shirts, no col
Shirts in all colors, with
collars attached, 50c
Latest patterns in coat
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