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Tho moat durable machino mado Is
the Nbw Home. Wo also handlo tho
ball bearing Singor, tho WILI..O. Fhek,
tho Now Ideal, tho Eldredge, tho Wil
cox and Olbbs. With over 45 years
handling and repairing machines, wo
nro competent to toll you which is tho
bot. Olma. Goodrich, Caruthorsvillo.
THE HAYTI HERALD
Every person who has their sub
scription paid for ono year Is licensed
to knock on tho Horald until hta
knocker gets tired, and then tako a
rest by tolling tho most outlandish
lies on tho editor.
Tho meanest totttt In Hay tl U tho fol
low who tod a"w'ilful and mallcous
Ho on tho editor, and is taking tho
paper without paying for It. You can
seo him most any day lounging on this
steps of a certain wregal joint.
Pudmbhed Every Thursday, By William York, Editor and Pun.
terms op subscription: 81.00 a year, casii in advance
ENTERED AT THE POSTOPFICE, HAYTI, MISSOURI, AS SECOND CLABS MATTER
Offico in City Hall, SouthwoBt Boom, Hnytl, Pemiscot County, Missouri
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Dr. R. C. CRESSWELL
Onicu in Kohn Jliiilding
Crown and Bridge Work a Specialty.
Hayti, - - Misbouiu.
T. J. TRAUTMANN
rii.VHH'ian mid Surgeon
Office phono 50. Residence 60.
Hayti, - - - Missouhi.
J. W. JOHNSON
Physician ami Surgeon
Residence Phone 24. - - Office 46,
Hayti, - Mo.
J. G. CRIDER
Physician and Surgeon
Ollice In Tuautmann's Drug Stoke
Phone No. 60
Hayti, - - Missouhi
F. A. MAYES
Physician and Surgeon
sterling ii. Mccarty
Will practice In County, State und
United States Courts.
Ollice in Court House.
CARUTHEHSVII.r.H, -:- MISSOURI
J. S. GOSSOM
Prosecuting Attorney Pemiscot Co.
All Kinds of Civil Business Promptly
Oflico in Court House
Caruthersville, - Missouri
BAYLESS L. GUFFY
Hayti, - Missouri.
J. E. DUNCAN
Attorney at- Law
Will practice in all tho courts
Ollice, Over City Drug Store.
Caruthersville, : : Mo.
JOHN. T BUCKLEY
Ollice in J. L. Dorris' Store.
Hayti, - - - Missouri.
J. W. WRIGHT I
PAINTER, PAPER HANQER AND
AU KioJi of Fresco nd OratmtaUl Work
Averill Insurance Agency
Hartford Fire Insuranco Co.
American Central Insurance Co.
Phoenix Insuranco Co,
Phenlx Insurance Co.
Niagara Insurance Co.
Strongest agency in the city.
L. 0. AVERILL, - - Hayti, Mo.
P. S. RAVENSTEIN
PIKE AND LIFE
ItKAL ESTATE AGENT
Office at Home. Phone No. 28
Hayti, - MiSHonri
Two Chairs, Firstclasa Service and
everything neat and clean.. I respect
fully solicit your patronage.
BACKBITING AND KNOCKING.
One good thing about a newspaper
it cannot backbite you, and if it has
any intelligence, it will not dual in
personalities. We promised our
readers that wo would settle all per
sonal matters out of print. '
A newspaper must be general in its
nature. It is published for more than
one person it is published for all tho
people. So if some individual is not
pleased with the paper it is of little
concern to the editor.
A man who would undertake to put
out a paper to please everybody must
either be a fool or crazy, or what is
worse, a drone.
Tho Hayti Hearld was not started
with tho intention of pleasing but one
class, and that is tho progressive,
wide-awake, fairminded class, who
want to do something and be some
thing, and who want to push Hayti to
the front, and this class are more than
satislied with tho paper and they are
standing by it and giving it their
liberal support. A glance at our ad
vertising columns and our subscrip
tion books will show who they are.
Of course, to be an advertiser, does
not mean that your advertisement
should appear in every issue,
but that you follow up the seasons
that best suits your business. It can
not bo denied, however, that the best
advertisers are those who "keep ever
lastingly at it."
Before we started the paper here we
had all kinds of promises of support.
To hear them tell it, there was not a
merchant in town who did not believe
in advertising; some were willing to
enter into twelve months contracts;
some of them were willing to make do
nations of $5 to 8o0; there was talk of
free runt for twelve months, etc., etc.,
"because the town needed a paper,
and to have one it must bo supported
und given a start."
But with thu paper once here and
established those who made the loudest
noise and were willing to do the most
were lirst to weaken and have done
less, while one man in particular has
stooped to hard down backbiting in
an effort to injure the paper, because
we stand by those who advertise and
make it possible for Hayti to have a
Now, we have known people to
"knock" on others until they knocked
themselves entirely out of business,
and we can point to several indi
viduals who are suffering greatly on
account of their own knocking. Well
meaning people have very little use
for a chronic knocker, and less for an
old granny he backbiter.
We are ashamed to publish an ar
ticle like tliis, but the good people of
Hayti should know just what is go
A certain merchant knocker prevent
ed the factory from resuming work
here not long ago by putting in where
he had no business, while other mer
chants had been working very hard
and were willing to make concessions
to get tho factory. This is one in
stance where knocking did harm, but
that was because the factory people
were already "nursing a sore spot"
and desired some pretext to call mat
Generally, overy knock is a boost,
and it is the same with backbiting, be
cause tho backbiter and the knocker
must necessarily perish of their own
So tho Herald is not alarmed, but
rather, is ashamed humiliated to bo
in a town where there is a class of peo
ple who would, if they could, kill their
A nowspapor, if it does the town
any good, must stand for something,
and it must have the backbone and
tho courage to stand for what it
knows to bo right. So tlioso people
who would diotuto tho policies of this
paper and try to do it an injury if it
fails to pleaso them, are once more
informed that wo shall follow what
ever course seems to us to bo right
and to the best interests of tho town.
Wo shall continue our light for a
hog and stock law, for civic improve
ment, for bettor streets and a cleaner
town, for the faithful collection of all
taxes and dues to the city, and for
anything along tho lino of improve
ment and progress that will place
Hayti to tho Iront, and If there are
enough peoblo opposed to these poli
cies to kill the paper, the sooner they
do it the tatter. We wish to state,
however, that tho fates of tho old
; Hayti Signal in 1897, a.id the live
failures of the Argus troin 1000 to 1007
do not seem to await tho Hayti Herald,
as its patronage is growing larger
and extending farther all the time.
So far, our success lias gone far be
yond our expectations and wo have
had all tho business we could handle;
wo have had to put in more typo und
fixtures, more help, and have had to
add power, and it seems absolutely
certain that each knock brings two
boosts, and that there arc plenty of
good, wide-awake, progressive, fair
minded people in Hayti, Caruthers
villo and Pemiscot county to keep the
paper going. Besides, some of the
knockers are taking tho paper on a
credit and some do not take it at all.
The Steele News is making quite an
improvement since Howie took an in
terest in the management, and in the
I last issue IIowlo takes up the light for
a cleaner town, He says:
. "Win. York of the Hayti Herald
fears an influx of cholera in his town,
owing to its general sanitary condi
tion. He should pay a visit to Steele
if he wants to see real hog wallows,
growing weeds, cess pools and vari
ous other kinds of filth.
"If the bacteriologists are looking
for disease producing germs this
town can furnish labratories, with
some to spare.
"Such a condition is doplorable,
facts are facts, and it is up to the
parties who are responsible to look
after this matter without delay.
"Our streets, alleys and backyards
need an inspection by a board of
"Let those in authority appoint some
one to see that property owners and
residents make a general clean-up
around their premises, and that they
do it at once."
How does the above sound to the
people of Hayti? Does it sound like
the Herald is the only paper in tho
country that is pleading for a better
ment of civic affairs?
If as much cursing and abuse is
heaped upon the News, however, as is
heaped upon the Herald for trying to
benefit the town, Mr. Howie will likely
feel that he howled in vain..
CltlME IN PEMISCOT.
We can preach our own sermonp,
road our own lectures and do our own
moralizing, hut now anil then we want
a little direct information, and in Huh
instance perhaps some one is able to
Wo would like to know just what
per cent local option has dimiuhed
murder in Pemiscot county?
We would also like to know just
what per cent local option has re
duced crime in general in Pemiscot
county, including that of bootlegging
anil the illegal sale of whiskey and
beer, as these are law violations?
We would like to have a statement
from the reeords of the circuit court
and from cacli police judge and magis
trate in the county.
We would also like to to know how
much local option has reduced the
cost of criminal prosecutions in Pemis
We are not mad don't want to fight
just want some facts and figures;
GOT A DUINK.
The train was nearing Kennett,
when along, lank, lean, bewhiskered
passosger came out of tho chair car
into the smoker.
Looking about over tho passengers,
"A woman fainted back there; has
any one got any whiskey?"
About a do.en bottles came out, and
reaching for the biggest, longest and
fullest one, he gulped down about a
pint. Returning tho bottle to tho
passonger, he turned away with thu
"It always did make mo nervous to
seo a woman faint.
Many queer things come up in the ex
perience of a newspaper. On two oc
casions people have becomo offended
at articles wo published from other
papers. It seems that there are a lot
of people in Hayti who are having
their first experience roudlne a real
live country nowspaper, and, like a
scary horse, they will have to get used
to it and gentlo down.
It's all right to bo a champion liar
until you want to toll a Ho In earnest;
you can't mako it stick.
Opportunity knocks but once.
That must be why other knockers
result in life failures.
Your Trade Respectfully Solicited
A Brand New Line of Brand New Goods, Sold Low for Cash
: : : Cigars, Tobaccos, Candies, Fruits and Confectioneries : : :
Melons, Cantaloupes, Fresh Vegetablo and overythlng in season
WEAR SANDERS DROS. OLD STAND. - - HAYTI. MISSOURI
ICE CREAM PARLOR
Specials Every Day. All Kinds of Cold drinks, Fino Candies and Cigars.
: : : A Full Line of Confectioneries and Fino Fruits : : :
ICE CREAM DELIVERED AT ANY TIME TO ANY PART OF TOWN
Wo take orders for All Wool Tailor Made Clothing, from $15 up. to
: : : $45, and guarantee tit or you don't take suit. : : :
OTIS POPHAM. West Side Square. PHONE 76
THE JOHN A. FARIS MILLING CO.
MEAL AND CHOPS
Particular attention to custom grind
ing. Corn ground or exchanged for meal
any day in the week.
AMOS HUFFMAN, Mri, lluyti, Mo.
AH Kinds Konyli mid Dressed Lumber, Shingles, Building
Material, Cypress Fencing, etc.
j& Wholesale .nd Betail j&
You Will Find Our PriceB Reasonable and to Suit the Times
Cypress Fencing on hand at all times and at reasonable prices.
Saw Mill, Shingle Mill and Planing Mill Combined.
Wo will greatly appriciato your patronage and endeavor to please you
C. W. FRIGE,
I Your Credit
Singer and Wheeler & Wilson
These are the best machines in the world, repairs can always
bo had and you are not buying a lot of trouble when you buy these
machines; they are fully guaranteed.
B. F. ALLEN, Agt.,
To produce a good
and pure Soda Water
it requires the use of
choice material as well as a scientific pro
cess. Do not abuse your stomach in the
tiso of inferior carbonated goods. Demand
good and pure Soda Water, the same as
you would pure food.
WahPs.is the Brand.
When you call for it, see that it is served and that the crown stopper
bears the trade mark. This will guarantee to you pure and good Soda
Water, Coca Cola, Jersey Cream, etc.
J. S. WAHL BOTTLING WORKS,
For Pure and Fresh Drugs
Stationery and School Supplies
Candies and Cigars
H New Line
Paints, Oils and
Locuted East Side Square
Hayti, - Mo.
is Good For $
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