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First let me compliment Mr. Rector's letter. I find truth in every line he wrote. Mr,3. Mary Amos has returned home after an extended visit with friends and relatives in Missouri and Tennessee Fred Noah was in Whitewright Thursday. Most of the farmers are through planting corn. Garden truck is large enough to hoe. Hello, Z. B. Saylors of Cooper, Texas, tie your dogs for we are .coming to see you in April. When I get the weekly Herald from my dear home town, with delight I read its page3, with re gret I lay it down. There I find no glaring head lines, tales of crime, or deeds of blood, but the simple, common happenings of a peaceful neighborhood. Where all faces are familiar and where both hands are stretched to greet with cordial, hearty hand shake an acquaintance on the street. Trifles, say you? Well perhaps so, but no word would I abridge of the news from Brotherton, Al good and Pleasant Hill, for they bring back memories of old friends with faces dear who had always w.ords of welcome, words of honest, hearty cheer. And all small vexations vanish mid the tu mult and the stress of a busy, restless city as I read the weekly press. Parizetta Vincent. There will be another cruise of 22 ships go around the world in 1912 and I think perhaps this ship will be in the cruise. I hope it will as that will be a nice trip. Hello, Noah L., why don't you answer my letter? Say, Noah, have you had any more Xmas since Dec. 25? R. P. Wake, up and write me a letter and tell me'all the news. Say, H. G. R., have you got straight yet? We will ride that mule some tima just for spite, but I prefer a grassy place the next time. Sailor Boy. Stops itching1 instantly. Cures piles, eczema, salt rhsum. tetter, itch hives, herpers, scabies Doan's Ointment. At any drug store. New Good U. S. S. Tennessee It is just like getting a letter from home when I get the Herald, although it takes' it 14 days to get here. We have just returned from New York and are now in Guan tonamo Bay, Cuba. We left New York the 7th and arrived here the 13th. ' We were also in New Or- leans.La., and had a fine time there. - ' c vvtit; aiming iv use 111 iir York two weeks, but only stayed there three days and received or ders to return to Uuba at once. I was very glad to leave New York as it was very cold there and lots of snow, it is nice and warm here. I don't know how long we will be here for we are expecting orders to go to Mexico as there is a stir-up there and trouble with the Mexicans. I will try to give you Tennessee bos an idea of the U. S. S. Ten nessee. This is an armed cruiser 504 feet long, 72 feet wide and 82 feet deep not including the mast. We have 4 10-inch guns, 22 6-inch and 16 3-inch. The shell of a 6 inch gun wheigs 110 pounds and I don't know the exact weight of a 10-inch shell but it is something ovur 200 pounds. There are 945 men on this ship and it is like a young town. Dayton, Route 3 The farmers are busy plowing and fixing to plant corn and po tatoes, and garden vegetables. The men are looking out for hands to work in the strawberry field. Bro. Croucher has been holding a protracted meeting at Bethel for the past two weeks. -1 Haskell Marler made a busi ness trip to Sequatchie Valley one day last week. Aunt Dora Williams of Arkan sas, mama said to tell you she wished you would write to her, our post office is Dayton, Tenn., Route 3, box 91. Cousin Starling Williams, I would like to see another letter in the Herald from you; also from Cousin Maggie. Charlie Terry, you wanted to know what Rufujwas doing. He is fixing to put out an onion patch. I was glad to see that letter in the Herald from Lizzie Bray; al so Charlie Terry and Fannie Carr as they used to be my old school mates and friends. Hello, Ermine Grimes, wake up and give us the news from Shackletown. Mrs. Dahuff, why don't you write to the Herald? I like to read your letters. Dillard G., you. must bring Millie and Mamie with you when you come to pick strawberries. Aunt Martha, you must make Uncle Thomas come with you this spring and get all the strawber ries you can eat. Johnnie Hunter, do you all like Kansas? Wjsh you or Arizona would write to the Herald. Mr. and Mrs. Fred Black -from Graysville re visiting relatives. Thorma Taylor and wife visit ed her parents Sunday. The large hotel at Morgan Springs was burned Wednesday; also a house at Dayton. Nick Marler and wife visited J. B. Grider and wife Sunday. Uncle Sim Ellis, it looks like 1 " n we nave Deen looking tor you long enough, I wish you would come on. mary sliger. m JUST ARRIVED from market a few days ago where I purchased large line of merchandise of all kinds and now have them ready for your inspection. I have one of the best lines of good merchandise ever seen in this mountain country, and all at a very low price. SHOES AND SLIPPERS My Shoe stock is compete in all the latest patterns for Men, Women and Children. CLOTHING I carry one of the nobbiest lines of Men's Pants and Boy's Knee Pants Suits you have ever seen, and at lower prices than ever heard of. DRESS GOODS This department is complete and all new goods at live and let live prices. Be sure and see them before you buy. FURNITURE I have a nice line of Furniture for your inspection. Come and see it before you purchase.. 5c and 10c BARGAIN COUNTER On my 5c and 10c Counter you will find goods at one-half the price you have to pay for the same goods at other stores. MILLINERY I have a large line of Ladies', Misses' and Children's Ready Trimmed Hats at about one-half the price you will have to pay elsewhere for the same goods, and all are brand new. WIRE FENCE AT COST I have a lot of good wire fence to close out at cost. Do not buy until you see me and get my prices. I. D. PEDIGO Main Street Aleood. Tenn. 11 Still at the Same Old Stand I 2 Slightly disfigured, but still in the ring. Let them JJ I come; we enjoy it. Some preach to you home indus- 8 try. We are certainly for home industry as long as ! f home industry is for home people and the general X public. Next week we will open the regular hen buy- j ing season, and will continue to pay, as we always 5! I done, the top market price. See us before selling g your poultry and eggs. We guarantee you correct j counts and honest weights as we keep none but com- I petent, straightforward, honest employes, and guar- !5 antee honest and courteous treatment at all times, if We have flour in large quantities at the lowest l g prices. The celebrated White Swan made from west- & j ern wheat by Liberty Mills; none as good. Also j I Hawks' Best; you all know what it is. See us before i; I buying. S MORGAN PRODUCE CO. I I Cookeville, Tenn. . f Cookeville Bottling Works CARBONATED BEVERAGES In All the Popular Flavors Strictly High Grade Products. Every Bottle Sterilized'