Dear Editor: I thought I would write
a few lines to let some of my old friends
know what has become of me. I have
heen taking your paper for some time
and it is just like getting a letter from
home. I left old Cookeville 14 years
ago. Went to Missouri stayed there
two years, come to Sherman have been
here twelve years. Texas is a fine
place, a man can make a good living
here. We raise almost everything we
eat. But still I hsve a longing for old
"Tennessee. Would like to have a drink
out of the town spring. John H. Whit-
son or some 01 you Doys dip me up a
cup of good cold water, for I'm thirsty.
Christmas has passed and everyone
around here had a good time.
Hustin Choate lives close to me.
They are all well at present.
Hope some of my old friends will see
this and write to me.
Would like to know what has become
of Fred Staley and wife.
Send my paper to Denison, Texas, R.
3, instead of Bells. Fred Noah.
Dear readers : Here I come again,
hoping the waste basket is asleep this
week so we can have a few lines from
Dry Valley, what is wrong with you
all? If you don't take the Herald, you
will not know half that is going on in
the world. Wake up and give us the
news and renew your paper when your
Jack . Walker visited his daughter
Mrs. Will McCormick last Sunday.
School opened here last Monday.
The farmers of this place are all buy
ing and selling mules this week.
Elbert McCormick visited J. C. and
W. L. McCormick last week.
J. R. Watson has been very sick but
is improving. .
P. H. McCormick left Saturday for
his home in Leonard, Texas, after a vis
it with friends in old Tennessee that he
hadn't seen for 17 yeaas.
The Qdd Fellows had a banpuet Fri
day night. Sunshine.
Hilham. I wonder if Bertie West has
lost onother hat.
T -. W 1. i
j. u. jvi. wnat a nice dinner we en
joyed Christmas at W. W. Alley's w
made the turkey live hard. I alse en
joyed the nice New Years dinner at
M. A. Masters.
We are 70 miles south west of Mont
gomery, Ala., 20 miles south of Selma,
inis is a nice level country ana is so
much warmer here than it is up there
and it is not so swanipy as some people
think it is; of course it is a low country
They can raise most everything here
but cotton is the most important crop
M. A. Masters is getting along fine
starting the work for the Alley Bros
Thare is plenty of work here for men
that haven't employment.
P. M. Masters,
Dear Editor and the Herald Circle:
If you will allow me a little space in
your valuable paper which reached the
homes of nearly three thousand readers,
I will extend to each and every one a
New Year greeting.
I wish each and every one a happy
New Year. May you all have health,
strength and courage for your work;
peace, contentment and rest for your
leisure moments. I wish you success and
prosperity in business." May your sales
grow, your profits increase and your
savings multiply. May your works be a
pleasure and the means of gaining for
you the respect and confidence of your
-acquaintances. May it earn for you and
; and your loved ones a generous share of
-the comforts and some of the luxries of
lifa. May the year 1911 be to you the
best year yet. May the heavens smile
upon you and may good fortune, hap
piness and prosperity attend you all is
my greeting. Chas. W. Odum.
Bogue Chltto, Ala.
Editor Herald: As I have never seen
.seen anything from this place I thought
I would jot down a few lines to your
Come on Hilham. I like to read your
letters as it is like hearing from home.
Elzy Danner let me hear from you.
You ought to be where you would not
freeze when you get out of the house.
Come on you writer from Huntsville.
I think I khowyou. Have you forgotten
the day we werejdigging post holes near
Dear Editor and many readers: As
have been absent for some time I wil
send in a few words this week.
Mrs. Mary Smith, mother of Mrs. J
W. Key, who has been sick for severa
days is improving.
Dr. Milton Quails and Porter Guthrie
of Livingston were at Bushing Sunday
on business. - ' -
Mrs. Adelia Parris of Monterey
visiting at this place.
Kate and W. Verble of Monterey,
have you got moved yet?
bchool at Kushing bpnngs is pro
gressing fine, under the management
of Miss Efiie Windle and Mr. Grider
Arminda Quails, was glad to get those
pictures. Thank you very much.
Walter Verble and wife spent last
Saturday night with J. W. Key.
Hattie Andrews of Oklahoma, wake
up and write to the. Herald.
All the readers must not forget to
give Mrs. Dahuff of Monterey a post
card shower. Rub a M.
Dear Editor: My papa takes the
Herald and we think it is a fine little
Onr school will close Jan. 13. We
are expecting a nice time.
Come on you western people with the
news. I like to read the good letters
from the west.
Cousin May why don't you ever write
Lee Welch was cutting a tree down
and it fell on his little boy, breaking
both legs and one arm. Was still liv
ing the last heard from.
Miss Maggie Welch is no better at
Mrs. Maud Odom is improving slow
Little Cordell Odum spent Saturday
night with his Grandma.
Marvin Kirby is still no better.
You writer from Boma, why' don't
you come up to see your cousin Maud.
Velma of White County how are you?
Would like to see you very much, and
also your mother, you must write to
the Heaald again. Manda Odum.
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