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r j f V. Llbetfy and -Justice to All. v osu dollar a year. . - -..: ! '. : 7 J PC R 39 MDEMY ITEMS fearly all of the members of ae elocution class are prepar ing .prt8 for the oritorical con f test on Friday right, Nov. 25th. P A golden cros will be the CnKnVizA fnr tht rirls. aad a medal ... lot the boys. The class ia draw ing will execute invitations with school art features. Cold weather hit the primary room before it was shaped up forwinter quarters, involving .great inconve jiience to the whole school, but at last it was fixed p. ' - f The primary room is also pre paring a few good juvenile num bers for the contest, under the lijaildjCUJCUU V - - Hoover. The essay class worked up the subject of "Elections last Fri day after closing an examina tion on the Solar system. The ' essays ranged from three to nine Wpagns and with some of it was what rwprf'ters (mil 'hot stuff Out of twenty-seven we select ed LakeOrr's for publication. ELECTIONS We have some sort of election very year, but the morn im portant are the State elections every two years,and the presi dential elections, every four years. An election is an appoin ted time to elect various officers ranging from the school district up to the entire United States. The main two parties are the republican and democratic. This is something nobody has any thing to do with but men. Oh, women and boys talk some, but 1 that doesn't amount to anything People sometimes get too old to work the roads, but never too t old to vote. An did. man thiuKS hat. ia Hnmothinc he has to do. , ,fThey wouldn't miss voting for anything. s . Sometimes they run the election into the ground and it stays there for a long while. Election is all right if they run it on the right style, if a man jusi nau Vao walk up and vote and no man nuld'buv his vote or have any thing (o do with it,then it would right and eay sAoiai Kn w nil kind nf votes u.Uv-u u . 1, o., nA 1 -tlln.ro at ln.ft V1 ne people say the i would rto for a man because ne is lican, or because he is a Oh, me: if I were Id not vote for the vote for the lion is for gov Midates at e Bob 'mocratic tickefc on the repub n't know which Cneither do they, vill bo elected. Cnrt nut next - men thttit A IIoopt,r elected I alk about "he i her uatil e bad N Vat 1 i 13 f V BENSON. ' Preaching at Presbyterian The Sacrament of the Lord's Supper will be, administered at the close of the service Sunday morning Nov. 18. Sunday school at 9:30 a. m. Preaching at 10:45 a. m., and 6:30 p. m. King Heeekiah Revives the Feast of the Passover will be discussed at the morning hour and at the evening hour Samson and the Jaw-bone. We extend a cordial welcome to all to worship with us. Strangers stopping over Sun day in town are especially invit ed to make their church home with us. fJg Her Answer $h Presently te ...icwl o with iltti .pptniiinx K-tur. "i'lea don't to answer iiow." ahe saM centty. "Don't sixjh tin morning my Bray bewd gravely and bent to th uerM. fliKlinir In tlx? worlt a reut for tne tenalon Within. lie fancied that he had already received au answer, aud aa be seat bin back to the oar m also he bent hit) head to defeat. Al most before they reallst'it It the boat had, reached the head of the Inlet an bad grated gently rn the and. "Let's drift back." propotted Dolly. "It will iflve you a rhaiice to rest. fvAnT. Itnr ril'v1 ItfiHc Into the VUTUH ..11 , - 1 I 1 .1 cnannei ana uubiu(ihi mr uis. he moved forward oue wnt. arid as th nntwi a the tide he tried to wt Dolly at hw ease with small talk. o engrossed did they become In their conversation that they nover noticed tfcat they w-e drifting into trouble until with a hlimtl th t)UMt nettled wt Dolly at W ease with small talk. nnfll with a bumi) the boat nettled against the railroad bridge tuut span ned the water. A sharp wind was blowing, and It had forced them out their course. Bray sprang for an oar to ole back Into the channel. In his excitement be was less careful than usual. When be gave a lunge for the oar, be felt hla footing shirt as the flat bottomed boat tipped to one wide. The next Instant tie felt the shock of cold water. Dolly gave u shriek iu he went over board, but the next Instaut bw terrof was turned to mirth fit the sight of flray sitting In I feet of water with an expression of startled wonder on bio face. It was only for a second that rhe tableau was posed; then Bray scram hUA tn lila tfft anil climbed back Into the boat. Ill trouaera clung wetly to ms tcgn, nu iui uruiUKnic-u ru" Ms coat dripped against the seat while with chattering teeth be got out the oars and began to row for the shore. Try would Dolly could not rv treln her mirth at the sorry spectacle he presented, and pray good naturedly Joined in her merriment. But it was less of a Joke when the Bouse was reached. The men of th family had all removed tbelr clothing to town when the cottage had beeo dosed for the summer. Bray, "do wa for the day, had brought no bags, and fhere was uothlng left but to seek th shelter of the blankets while hi clothes underwent the slew process of Crying before the kitchen fire. Between the blankets Bray groaned 1 Ul- 1.. ,.altnJ .1. A I.W.MAMM of the morning: Whatever chance h aigai nv unu 10 iu inni? had been lost wheu bis plight exclbtd her ridicule. The single mwatep Baa eost him Dolry' "Yes." If Indeed h had ever had a cbauce to win It. la Ms mind's eye he could see himself again, sprawling In the Icy water, thea jt v.l. Vwam fA in kta mndatnlnfld. WWHU ' ripping garment, with Dolly In tb itoVtl.vJ' "' bitter Lour for Bray, and he wel- eemied the arrival of tha cook with a tr!?; v' ... . Kin nave a nice uciwri. anwru Maudy. he aay you biaa get the deaaert till yon vated all the din tier." There was a dlnh of pudding on lhe tray. & (""t la woaxler a to what lh other dessert might 1. Bray' rap idly cleaned hla p!aK Then Mandy ntered bearing a covered dlfh. Only a tarelope lay under the cover, and tray heart beat Nat as be road the fow line. -Too dear boy ,w Dolly wrote. "My . . . .... . . . I 1 ft ..M. rawer la Tea. I think I have alwaya rA yxw Ifff. but I wa afraid of X'ftlon. t thought that I j la your high -'yd. POLK COUNTY, EAST TENNESSEE, THURSDAY NOVEMBER 10, 1910 Washington Letter Special: Census director DuranJ has been having more trouble J of late than anjj officer of the gov ernment. Census directors al ways have trouble, and always pinpc.t it. ' AsDirine com muni- ties of the urban sort are seldom sfied with the result of thejTr . 3ral enumeration of popula- fiends are lik ,. Local enumerations are Moonless they Wet ?ly as nearly accurate aslt little satisfacti u.r Tina thea. saiisneo wuii me ium l"lYJr: . . , "... , federal enumeration of popula- '"ends are-like our cloth tiou rare those performed by the now well disciplined forces of the census bureau. They are usual ly over couuted, and the deoi zens of ambitious localities get themselves so used to the exag- erated estimates of their popu lation that they get to believe In tl.r.-i ur,.l r-.nnOUefitl V aio 1 ,, : . j .i u greauy Qisappoiuu w.1Cu vlJC Federal census people come alonff and make an approximate- ly retprn ; 0 ; y Pres. Taft stated to a delega tion ol yirginians- this week who called to recommend a fa vorite lawyer for appointment as one of the five new utlge3 or lhe new comuuerceCOU"ftitlKtr ha -,nlH tint ta.ke action until i he WOUia nOl lane aOHOU UUlli. . : yi ,. . nv. that V t U 1Ci ! - , vyiiiigea uicn ouu no J njJW 0f aDOut 150 CPndldntes, t I , . Vu ..V men already on the beucn 10 qtf' J ferent gtatfS. ( J 11 ' -0 ."-. among them .being scores Ol The Dominican Republic, as. I r r jU b. Consul Uoliana, au fuerru ' . - RicO.reptirtSas no public bank ... m 1 3 I ing instituuons ol any Kina anu m . due one oan t oi anv sum, vunn whi,h tha hnfintr and Sfllinff'of drafts tne buying ana senilis ui urati-s is an important source of rev enue. Directory- Circuit Court Clerk.. W.A.Woody County Court ClorkT. O. Pack fjlerK A Master A.J. Villiams Sheriff.. . G. T Hood Trustee ... ....R A. Harrison Register........::.....!.. 1. J.B Cook Supt. Pub. Schools . W.B Rucker COURTS Chancery couri 'neets the 4th Mnndftvs in Mav and , Octo ber. . ' :- - ; '.-, " Circuit court meets the Ibird Mondays in I November. March, July and ". .. j County court treets the first Mondays io January, ApriMuly und UCtOoeX. Advertised Letters e 7' W. 6. Dunn, Mr. URller W. . - f Haulk, Dr. C. L. Hodgkins; Sj Wm. JamesT Mrs. W. 1. John- , ston, R. E. Morris, John Q ! Tern nles. ' W. Eugene 1 Wade. ... A V- CARDS: Sherman Briuey, Mis Nellie Shoope, Miss Jjatha tSien J. O. Davis. ; $80.00 per month straight sal ary and expeof.es, to men with rig. to introduce our poultry remedies. Don't answer unless you mean . business. Eureka Poultry Pood M'fgr. .Co. (liicorr poratwl, E;ist Sv. Lnuis, III. . Out of the Ginger Jar A good, rule for every farmer is the two-foot rule. Those who are on pleasure bent May soon lack! f uThds to pay the rt-nt. JTIlh horses as with married foliis, it is desireable that when lVhetJ they stay hitched ear wen we sf action out of We put hobbles on a horse to keep him at home. But the hobj blestdrt is not intended for any. such purpose. , . ? 6net)f the best accomplish mthfs is to be a good listener. B letting the oihr man do all tlitj talking we acquire a reputa i ticn for wisdom far above that we may gaiu in any otter way. Farm Journal. Advertise iryour home paper tor the best results. "The fct t antidote fer a 'Hred and t It - m'-i timt I tniitr rit in work.'' r Ltovtn . downtown lawyer "boVWs somewhat puraaoxicah i - y HK)i,. DUl I will eiJim. n ucu . . hae worked over a problem until ray worked Ter a problem unui ray bnjn Is numb I find the best way to ,, ia t.,nri Into a to--, , . rtw Now ray hob. tallTHdifferent problem, by, is photography, and great many puzzling thlii tography which t plunge ..,1. lo aftov an hnnt rtr I there are a things about phv toeranhr which t plunge into. The re suit ia after an hour or so of this sort of relaxation I go paca m my nB.ua. proposition much refreshed In mind nd , uuay nage to solve It too auu I UnUUIIJ LUiiuaftc w iwi'v - - . rhat Is why I maintain a dark room - AfflA m-wt IrauBik All nrt nf cfam- . TZn eWr IViVJ UU UUUU. nv ftw ' J .Ia.n Kilt It flrtn't work- I i' Tuh - .7.n; "rate To. if 1 at- tPt to aleep directly after puzzling v?ft. - - - i VV It?au VJ1 d -j i i ' 'J fti.v - - problem Inatead of sleeping. For tbl i CUJ.f anf4 reason I have formed the theory tbt sees who sit in Moses seat, anl changing the "entire thought of tb Who are pnrtly in tha work of mind' Just before relirlug will knock ! , . t thejr worU;S Hrti not ut Insomnia "-Philadelphia Record j , complete. He Aaxed hor Stale B.ead. y,)U want to be called chris- Tu sympathetic young woman wa -J htvpnl telllng the atory "1 went Into a halt tiar.S, hold out the heavenly ery to buy some supplies, and as I w light don't claim your saviour Watting for the girt behind thu counter to do them up the door opened. Itting tn a wan, unshaved. unwasned. un kempt, with a thin coat buttoned tight ly around his neck. " Oot any stalo breads he asked the clerk diffidently "No. We keep only- fresh bread here.' the lady replied haughtily. "The man turned around with weary droop to hla shoulders aul pass ed out Into the night Ail my Samarl tan Impuhica welled up. I gave tut haughty clerk a reproachful look ami hirrled after him. He had stopped Ir the middle of the next block and we looking around uncertainly. ; "l ran up breathlessly and, holding out my last dime to biro, panted oat: "-'Are yon so hungry? Here, plea- Ukethls.' . . The man stared and then alowlj grinned aa he replied: "Why why. no. miss. I ain't hun gry, but I've got eooie culckona I wan to feedr "New York Press . He Kept HI Job. Ranroads f reauently receive science money. On one of the big roads of the middle west a conductor who had been In the employment of the company for year was tn the habit' of "knocking down" fares. The far rer his1 route wa about 13. Moner r ranerallr scarce among the fltu deuta. and when they wlnhed to go to i the larger cuy wn m of taking a allrer dollar, placing u un der a card of any kind and handing it to the aged conductor when be cam to take up the ticket. . He owd t lip the dollar into the palro of bt hand, punch the card, and the atudenta . m a trtn. the conductor pocket ing the extra dollar. Is October, 1004. : jf tho official or me roao wnvMumiu to get, together with hi resignation, a fnll eonfeasJoh of hi guilt In the form of a check for $24,000, the aura be had to!en In tw-nty year. Every one thought the road would prosccqte the rtd win. but It didn't. The offlclaH were labbergaeted that inntead of fl-clutrgln htoi ,tncy raisa m- wnwj Oak GroVe John Green and Howard Lil laid took dinner with Jarvis Williams Sunday. B. Dunn called on A. J. Willi ams Tuesday night. A.J. V Illinois went t Chat tanooga Friday: John Green eauirlained a number of young people Tues day wjth a cotton picking. Miss Alice Williams went "to Benton Monday and Wednesday to assist her father in the office. 0. P. Williams and sister Miss lice and Mrs Velma Willia wcnL to A'lanta Friday Mrs. Florence Green and daughters. Misses Lorn and r n.t . vi i.j Vu m u ' Williams Sunday. Success to tht-Gazette. CAUNAriON Pood That Taint Milk. The presence of wild garlic or wU4 onion in pastures, the use of turnip and other feeds containing oil, must be avoided where cow are giving a large amount of rnllk. Feeds which have a ba4 odor, such as silage, must be fed right after milking and at no other time; otherwise the lni'.k and reeultinf butter are apt to show the Tm all mux limn these feeds away-tronj we, to T.lnt tmm allaro or othei-Jl . . feeda are transmitted througb the air; leeas. ar inunuuiwu uukukj " consequently If the air la full of silag odor th milk U apt to show it. If, how.w, feed of thl kind are given bOwevor, feed or thl kuxi are given flUoctly after milking, the product ! from tha cow cannot be distinguished from that produced from other feed, although condensing factories mm some creameries prohibit It oao. Christmas Tha oWtinn davs are rjast. . .. , but the Christmas holidays ate drawing near, nnri Phar . all day, and then put him off at niirlrt.' Let us speak what we can stand by, and reap jcyful har vest,. V. A. Garrett. g.ni1f nn ti1 the tor' 3 TKOCgUy galTaniBec au. FC' W. F. a-A Mjft,MjftMjftpMjpppaaaa . If Lsi ul 1 Y - ;--4VlS2? fat?" I ty lvf'J . . i f J ( J&T'- fi' AannntLsnt I VV P J VOLUME 3.. POLK COUNTY . ELECTION RESULTS The election returns in thia county are to t low coming in to rive, accuniie results. ... Bnt hct estimated returns wuld in dicate that Hooper, Evans and Enloe have majorities, ranging from i'50 to 25. ' Defl Tha Climbed a Tr run n ii.i? fiimb a trea? A apoudent r rites: -WUe on a walk O snowshoea In New tfamp4iira w. tracked n porcupine to n balsam Ox,. In wbh It bad tnken refu,re. Mr Scottish terrier climbed the tree. puB Ing herself up from branch to brant to a height of about seven feet, wbem epnee of hnre trunk separated ner hnm timnwiinine. which uau wawiea U. DIHUC v. - - her prosrwrse witu evmeiu niurm. w terrier made several ineffectual afr temptf to scale the smooth bark anil finally Jumped down into the snow,,; And of another curious trait the sam. writer continues'. "Tbls l!ttl dog and her mate, now dead, tkoupU enthusl ftstic fire worsblpers at Ijome. never ar near the bonfires built at iuncheon et tea time on winter walk, but dn holes In the snow at a little distance, In which they curled themselves up after the manner of lielr primitive ao-cestors."- Chicago News. ,.. lrooees,!a Which Defy A'oalyal. ' : I think tht the more tliorourlijj' "ui conscientiously we endeavor t atKv.'y biological problems the tpere we ra convince that tvon th9fr ' which we have already Teg&t&iLs ex-" pllcable both by chemical fad physical laws are In reality lnnmteiy more cotii- - - -- - . - flttpml,t, P ltfi? JS." at a mwchanlcftl exolanatlon. Thus har been satisfied to account for the absorption of food f roin the alimeiitary canal by the laws cf diffusion and osmosis. But we now know that, a re gards osmosis, the wall of the intesUn does not behave like a dead membrane. We know that the lntestiaal wall ! covered with epithelium and that ever? epithelial cell la In itself an organism, a living being with the most comploa functions. We know that It takes w food by the active contraction of lt protoplasm in the Baine way as ob served tn Independent, naked aftinwl cells. A. Buhge. The Secret. He Why did you tell me thia If ft was such a secret? She But If I didn't tell tt to somebody how could anytiody know I could keep a secret 7 Baltimore American. , , Age does not make us childish, as erne say. It finds us tnta children. Ooethe. Patronize home mlrchants. most sctif raiUOV"W V " -..