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fi r i Liberty and Jijatlce to All. . L r BENTON, POLK COUNTY, EAST TENNESSEE, THURSDAY OCTOBER 6. 1910 iADEMY j GRADES. First Month fhe Present Ducktown of Term Itionary 1 Lynn Hicks Atebra ana geometry LuK.e letzer. J Drawing Sudie Clemmer 4 Latin Lissa Fetzer .fnysicai ueog. Maggie w n-liamsoo. Pennmanship MaeHobinson Physics Veta McClary Dictation Percy Love. Arithmetie Unas. . Nuchols and Winston Prince. ElocutionLake Russell . Essays Celia Hotcbins Grammar and Rhetoric Sudie Clemxer Studious Habits Groce Orr HONOR ROLL . OF PATTY SCHOOL, Tom Anderson, Pat Anderson, Arnold Beasley, Elijah Braaam, Ruth Calhoun, , Fate Carter, Myrtle Culberson, Robt Cul berson , Din ki G uy, Fanny 3uy, Cblhe'y:tlTf6o;DwJgbt'Lovte. good, Weldon Lovingood, Tom Pannell. - Nellie F. Lovingood, Teacher. Oct. 3rd, 1910 Mr. and Mrs. Robert Center leave today for Knexville and later in the week will go to Chattanooga to attend he An nual Conference of the M. E. church, South. Old Nick, is-enjoying a much needed rest and visiting his friends, the moonshiners and j campaign liars, as both church es here are and have been for months without pastors. Mrs. Lucy Nankivil and nephews and neice, Milton and Miss Marion Kilpatrick are at the Appalachian Exposition. Misses Mary Cook and Ethel Brewer, teachers in the schools here, returned Wednesday from Bentcn, they having been par ticipants in the educational rally. Miss Annie Lee Harbison is visiting her brother and sister Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Harbison of Forest Ave., Knoxville. DEMOCRATIC ' j : CAMPAIGN BOOK Fetzertori Can Be Secured For $1.00 Sample of Book at this Office. The DemoTatic National com mittee has issued Its canpaign book and is now, distributing it. The commitee has no funds save as it obtains them through con tribution and is selling the book at $1 .00 per dopy, or for 50c a copy in lots of ten or more. The book is rpplete with val uable matter and is said to be the best campaign book, ever is sued. Every Democrat should have ic and in this year of Demo cralic effort for supremacy should gladly contribute to the com in i tee by purchasing the book. The committee did valiant i service in Maine with notable results, and if Democrats every where will rise to the. occasion As I have been away from hpine the past two weeks I am somewhat behind wilh ay cor rAondence I spent one week Chattanooga attending the STRAY THOUGH By Col. John S. . Shamblin 2 C?ee Association at; i as; with county friends fair and vi.- pu X ' by their dollar contributions.the Mr. and Mrs. Herbert Center Tlamnoi-atin aim tulll rico (nlnm. Take The News-Gazette $1.00 a year. Home Remedies ner stone-will be next . v . . f . ! ' . ah'djnrill bean 'event of One summer, many years ago Ah, well do 1 recall the day- Pa said 'Bill, take a fork and go Aloug with Jake to Help make hay." I said "Oh Pa; I can't, I'm "sick Hpp f run firarofllv drasr about , c 5? need some medicine right quick YPa said we'll try nnnlft snrmit ' , r r i insure to help and pen less ,;x (nine, calomel or pills Ir did go to excess tjvke .doctor bills ' Wn I felt depressed, 1 cougn d, A,' -,' coal oil and go to bed lit have returned from a pleasure trip to Knoxville. Dr. and Mrs. L. E. . Kirasey and son Parks are visiting in Knoxville. The frame work on the Y: M. u. A. building is most, all in place and the laying of the cor- much local interest. Mr. and Mrs. C. M. Rucker will visit, friends in Knoxville ! ttie present week. Thank the Lord it will not be long until persimmons, pokeber- ries, black baws and sassafrass roots will be ripe. Then we. will get something good to eat , besides tin cans with fancy la-i bels. While Benton is building con crete sidewalks Ducktown clings with fondness p the good old. way of short skirts and rolled up trousers and swinging around the mud holes by climbing along the fence panels cat fashion. . Almond Guinn, who was op erated ou Sunday Jor appendi citis is doing nicely and will soon be out again. Esq. G. C. Parks has sold his town property here to- O. M. iiucker bought a house and lot in Madison ville and moved there with his family. He and his son Paul have also bought a farm west of the town. ' We regret very much to lose the Judge and his estimible family. May prosperity still be their, lot. E. M. Harbison., phantly, not to set for fifty years to come, j Send your or ders or contributions to F. F. Garreti. Treasurer Democratic Campaign commi tee, 821 15th Street, Northwest, Wathington, D. C..,: I A copy of ' the book can be seen at this office. , ci. mixing ;;Uep. 10 j return home I Lad to the Ocoee Construction at Parksville, also the work on the new line of railroad being built from the L. 4 N. to . good Parksville and have had no time to donate to the paper. Everything and everybody is excited over the Parksville power plant Itisamusiog to bear some or - our smart alecs " .it' talk that are not connected with the enterprise tell what is go ing to be done and how it will be done. . 4 ' .' , ; wou ul tili trades are employ ed to -work at their trad 3, from a" master mechanic to" a pick and shovel. ' Parksville is not what it has beenfor years past. The old mill house is moved away. ! the; old store; Is gonej,, having been burned. " J'; . The Jarge mill house has To Correspondents Please write your letters so as they, will reach our office on Tuesday, as we priat the paper Wednesday evening and 1 appre ciate your letters Theaper will be snt free to anyone who will write us the news every week, from the cdmmunity ini which they live. - r re cently begn' moyed down the river, and now stands in the or chard j tar tha Uahts barri and ....... 'W . is tisejr'j fur a cotiniisary atd It waa moved whole arid pull ed the entire distance with four males. G. W. Fetzer Services at the I read this in a, paper the othf r day: "It is not what hap pens, but the way take it that makes the afterward. Yes, the way we take it. What a true statement Nothing ever came to any man or to any woman but what m the loug run it might have"ten turned into No grief was ever so great that it might not hold within its shadow the light of great and holy blessing. No trouble ever conceived to break the heart of any man or woman was "jverso Heavy that its weight might not be lifted - to disclose the trembling face of hope, beneath" it No terror ever came to any one but it held the nucleus cf a great aa J holy peace. . The darkest hours are just before day. 'Not what happens but the way we take it , makes the afterwards.'' . ', And that word the "afterwards." Life seldom dies of grief,or of shiime or of fear, or of error. This would be bliss to the erring, the suffering and the forlorn, but life .goes' on in piteu of shame; tears and desolation goes on in to the 'afterwards and it is the afterwards that counts, "and that which make's the afterwards is not the event, out the way we take it, so writes Will Allen Droocogoole in Nashville Banner. 1 u ing - r And what a great truth. It is Presbyterian Church t what you and I say that makes the afterwards but the way one takes it. I read this in a book the other jday: "No womtn ever passes wholly out of any man's life, that is if he lives long enough. She steals buck again with the Preaching at the Presbyterian church Sunday Oct. 9th, morn ing and night. Sunday School at 9:30 a. m. Prayer meeting Wednesday night. The pastor will discuss at the Picked Up "What were you and Mr. Smith talking about in the par lor?" demanded Miss Blushe's mother.' ; ' ; O, we were discussing our kith and kin," replied the young lady "Yeth, you wath," interposed her1 little sister, "Mr. Tmitir asked you for a kith and you said" 'you kin.' " Advertised Letters. Advertised Letters and Cards remaining in the Benton Post- dfflHri twre as f ol lo ws CSlr. Jjanne May Barry s (rJames Brandon Dunn . VKinaick, Atty, Ards r .; ala lield Teacher (to dull hoy in mathe matics) You should be ashamed of yourself; at your age George Washington was a surveyor. Pupil Yes ma'am, and at you t age he was president of the United States) morning service the problem of j coming of life's gleaming, with a child, and at,the evening ser vice, Solomon's wise choice. The fathers, mothers, children and young people are urgently requested to be present at ' both services, as these questious-are the shodows of night creeping over the hills, or the morning mists swinging up out of the . r It, to h houae and sit in the cedar next to my window and noars at a time ime he wnA split' his little throat with glee.V i liked to sit an-i listen to htl sweet music. !semti:es he would come in the eariy morn ing just as the stars began to fade away and would sit and sing un til the sun was : well ' up in the east, and sometimes as the- shades of evening began to. fall he would come and sing to me until bed time. I called hira Billie, and he seemed to like the name.' : " After while Billie brought a ; mate aid they began to build a nest iff. the cedar tree. "Billie' would bring strings, twigs erci, and Bettie.Hg l called-her. would arrange them 'and help Bali buiid their house,,' and after : a ' while they- furnished their house and then Billie would sit and . sing?''" .. . ; So all went well until' one day Bettie was sittirig out the other side-of our house in a wild cherf - rr tree when a, man with a gnnl and some prisoner was passing! byv.-and they shot Pet! io. She nuwered do wn - to the ground and' died, and then Billie would come to my window and oh, how sad . his songs seemed. He would sing only in the evening and I have had him ti wake ma up ot all hours in the night with , his songs. I would give him nice crumbs and try to get him to eat bnt he would not eat any more. He would sit around dur ing the day and sing his sad songs at night. I imagined he was singing "I am wearing " my heart away for ycu." And finally one morning I went out and found p xir Billie lying"at the foot of the cedar tree dead Died ol a broken valley. Sometimes she does hear I, b;oken for the one and not smile. She only" stands on ! only one be loved. Th-tre were the threshold of a soul, of vital importance to thm. j wjtn reproachful eyes, and lips A pious mother whose chil- drawn and mute." i for same j'sed. " 1 AgRISON, t Master napar r First tram p-yHere' it tells of a verv rich' man who says he'd sooner be poor. ' Second tramp Yes, and very likely you may remember of reading ysomewhere else that 'all men are liars.' A gentle-looking gentleman wanted an em pty bottle in which to.mix a solution, and . went to the chemist's to purchase one. Seeing one would suit 'his pur pos e he asked the shopman how much it cost. ' v " ; " Weli.v'was' the reply, "If you want the empty bottle it will .be a penny but if you wank any thing in it you can - have it for j nolbhg;, ; . . ; v . "Sure, that's fairs' said the customer, .you. will , please put io a cork." dren all became christians at an early age was asked the secret of her success in training them up for Christ. She replied that she always expected , to have her children become christians before they were eight or, nine years of age. Therefore if they gave no evidence of piety before they approached that age her agony in prayer lor them be came intense and she rested not until God heard and answered. Encourage us by your pres ence. -; J. E. Robinson have plenty of other mocking birds that would have ben glad to share the cedar tree with Billie but Bettie was the only-one I euess that writer must been a man and in . love with j Billie loved, and he could not some woman. But some nacple, 'get over it. " " women, of course, say men nev- It was not the killing of Bettie er die of broken hearts, but I bbt the "afterward"-that' caus.df read the other day where a man , the death, of Billie uiea aim uie uuuiuis or.iu no Directory Circuit Court Clerk..W.A.Wiody County Court Clerk T. O. Pa:k Clerir & Master A.J. Williams Sheriff ..G. T. Hood Trustee. K.A. Harrison Register J. E. Cook Supt. Pub. Schools.. W.B. Rucker COURTS Chancery court meets the 4th Mondays in May and Octo ber. " , -,v - Circuit court meets the third t - .' - Mondays m March, July . and November. County court tt.ee ts the first Mondays in January, April,J'uly and October. , .''.. died from a broken heart and it was not caused by what was said but the way he , took jt the - afterwards. He lovii a young lady with all hisV heart, but like some Benton boys some' what bashful aud (this bas mi reference-to barbers and . post mast ers)the young lady Ih 6u gh t she would assist him some and so she wrote him that, she was goingto marry on a certain day and invited him to be . present. He mistook her meaning aid died of a broken heart. : - Now I believe there - arc ak iqany men who are dieing. lnctj by. incb from, broken hearts there are womertto and k beliet animals and birds pine away die from well,, I wilf say ' br' hearts. Take the wild an., from the Jungles and bring t n this rnnn(rv ttiiit thotrstltl the keeper say t they &: count of the cbunge-'r but nadoubt His frc heart, grieving; lot loved ons. . (pONTINCEJ NEXT WEEK) POLK " COUNTY. Favors Hannah for ernor.Johrt S. -5 ' blinfoirStaJ 1 r The Democr mass ' oonve endorsred Governi for S Y r i 5