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PUTOAU COUNTY HERALD V THURSDAY, AUGUST 24 1911. o f D 0 o o o Ravenscroft, Route One Beecher Kidwell and sister. Nota are visiting with relatives at Monterey. rne protracted meeting: con ducted by Bro. H. J. Boles, of Smith ville, at Nsverfail, closed Aug. 6, with 8 additions to the church. ; Rev. L. F. Smith of Pleasant Hill will begin a protracted meet ing at Smith Chapel the first Sunday in September. It is reported that Henry Sea- graves has purchased a $3500 aut tomobile and Robert Leonard is going to buy a motorcycle and it is a fact that they are very much enthused over the' trans-state highway, v ; ; W. L. Kidwell was up from Clif ty Sunday and told of Fran k Southerlarid getting killed in;the mines at that place Saturday; Last Friday Wm. Randolph drove to Board Valley andidaim- ed for his bride Mrs Kitty Ann Randolph. .'-, School is progressing nicely at Glade Creek, Newport and Smith Chapel under the management of Misses Ivor DuBois, Nota Ham by and Ethel Hedgecoth. S.- L. Treadway of Bonham, Texas, I am still riding Fox. Why don't you give us the news? Mail Carrier, 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 41' a t u P fl P o) o) A UVJ Cookevile, Sept 4, 1911 ; The citizens of Cookeville have arranged to have a day of celebration, rest and recreation for the people of Putnam and all surrounding counties and country. THERE WILL BE SOMETHING DOING EVERY MINUTE The corner-stone of the Dixie University school will be laid at 10:30 a. m. On this occasion addresses will be made by several distinguished guests, including ; Senator Robt. L Taylor - This event will mark the beginning; of a new era in the Upper Cumberland country. No citizen can afford to miss it, particularly those ; interested in the educational and industrial development of the country. . ' .; PROGRAMME ' 10:00 a. m. LARGEST NUMBER OF PEOPLE ON ONE WAGON The wagon must have only four wheels and be loaded with people living in the country.' The wagons must drive to the depot and around the public square to the city-school grounds on Main street and there counted, the cottnt to be made at 10 o'clock, but not later. All arrivals after. that hour will not be counted in contest. First Prize J ere Whitson Hardware Co. , ; $15.00 Kitchen Cabinet : Z. T. Hinds........ $5.00 in Mdse. S. S. Stanton. .i..;... $3.50 Lamp G. R. Glover $1.50 Knife z Second Prizes-Jenkins.& Darwin Bros.. $15.00 Suit Smith & Davis Hdw. Co.. ...$5.00 in Mdse. Monterey, Route One School is progressing nicely at this place. Miss Bettie Holford is the teacher. Protracted meeting will begin l at Verteel church next first San- day. Everybody invited. t Miss Notie Jackson spent yester- i day with the writer. , ; !4 Virgil Stamps and family took alj dinner with John Walker Sunday. A Wilse Stamps, who has been JL confined to his - room for some- W time, is reported no better. Mattie, of Cookeville, Route 6, A I wonder if you are taking , the $ Herald yet. If you are. I want 41 you to write just a few lines next 4 4 4 4 4A 4 4 4 41 .4 4 1030. CORNER-STONE LAYING AT DIXIE UNIVERSITY GROUNDS AH Secret Orders of Cookeville will deposit documents. All Churches of Cookeville will deposit documents. A cdpy of each of the leading Newspapers of the Town and State will be deposited. A History of Putnam County and Cookeville prepared by a committee and deposited by its chairman. An English Bible deposited by a visiting minister. A document setting forth a history of the evolution and purpose of the school plan. Addresses by Senator Robt. L. Taylor, Judge' D. L. Lansden and others. . . The following will tsfce place on a platf orrnon City School grounds.. week. Mr. Eddie says he . likes the road that leads to Rocky Point. ; : - -;r S. E. Stamps. Successful Educational. Rally The educational rally held at Hopewell in the 11th district of this county last Saturday was one of the largest attend ed and most successful that has ever been held in the county. The people turned out en masse. A bountiful din ner was spread on the grounds; and there were more than twenty teachers ' in attendance. 'S.:f:',:: ;w, . The success of the meeting was large ly due to the interest taken by James Anderson, , a member of the school board at that place, by Prof . Clayton, the teacher there, and bv the DeoDle of the community in general. Ev ry ? teacher left with a kind feeling for f Jj those people, 2 p. m. LARGEST FAMILY PRESENT 1st Prize Cookeville Roller Mills. .' 100 lbs.; Flour V Burgess & Son t . Ham W. L. Isbell ..... i.. -$1.00 in Groceries Wirt & Son .Herald 1 year 2d Prize--R. P.ldorgan.. -,... 50 lbs. Flour - : G. R. Glover $1.00 worth of Coffee Pendergrass Bros., $3.50 Shoes Cookeville Press. rr..: Press 1 year 2:10 OLDEST MARRIED COUPLE PRESENT 1st Prize J. W. Gillem.i.x.-.--$5.00 in Groceries 2d Prize-W. W. Brown....... :...:5 lbs. of Coffee B. S. Hall... 24 lbs. Flour Greenwood Bros... $2.00 in Groceries 2:20 PRETTIEST GIRL BABY 3 One year old and under 1st Prize M. H. Borden. .......:Gold Bracelet I. P. Judd.. : (for the mother) Fine Rug 2:30 PRETTIEST BOY BABY One year old and under 1st Prize M. H. Borden Gold Ring; F. A.. Brown, (for the mother) Hat Rack 2:40 Prettiest Young Lady frapi the Country 1st Prize-Gid H. Lowe..!. J ....-.$4.00 Shoes 2d Prize G. Guthrie I.... $2.50 Cash 2:50 TACKIEST TOWN BOY ANB GIRL 1st Prize-Jere B's Place (for girl) $5.00 Box Candy Jere B's Place . . (for boy) $2.50 in trade 2d Prize Neal&Staley (for girl) Box Fine Stationery1 R. A. Elrod (for boy) $2.50 in trade" W. C. Wade will give' $3.00 Hat to the holder of 2 the oldest Mutual Benefit Life Insurance, policy on the grounds Labor Day. -. 3:00 TO COUPLE MARRIED ON GROUNDS " Must notify committee before 2 p. m. W. O. Watson.. License J. R. Douglass. Ceremony J. N.. Cox. I ............. . Auto Ride to Depot T. C. Railway. .....'......Round Trip to Nashville Tulane Hotel Co. . 24 hours' Board Eagle Candy Co. . 5 lb. box of Candy Henry Martin, Jr. .... ...... $1000. Accident Policy 3:20 UGLIEST MAN ' 1st Prize-E Y. Gibson........ . .. ....$3.00 Shoes Bob Witt.....:.. ; Shave and Haircut 2d Prize Putnam Overall Mfg. Co..Pr. of Overalls J. W: Chilcutt .Shave and Haircut 3:30 FIDDLER'S CONTEST Old Time Fiddling, one or more pieces. . 1st Prize Whitson Bros.. ..$12.50 Suit of Clothing 2d Prize Pincus Bros. ........ ...$10.00 Overcoat 3d Prize P. M. Smith.......... $4.00 Stetson Hat 4:10 OLD TIME MALE DANCER 1st Prize Tom Lowe .. 2d Prize J, C. Shirley & Co. .-........$5,00 ShoTs' . . . $3.00 Shoes 4:30 OLD TIME FEMALE DANCER . - 1st Prize Baxter Studio.. $5.00 Dozen Photos 2d Prize Pjncus Bros.. .. . ...... ....$2.50 Parasol 4:50 PEANUT CONTEST Girls 10 to 12 years old - 1st Prize Gainesboro Telephone Co. ..... $2. 50 Gold 2d Prize Cookeville Veneer Co..,...;.. $2.00 Cash ' 5$) pTERMELQN CONTEST Boys 12 years and under. 'Boy. with hands, tied be hind, turn to eat a slice of melon from table. 1st Prize I., p; Judd.:..,.:-. $1.50 Knife 2d Prize Pincus BVos..: ...75c Cap ' . i u. i :.j All ContetanU must comply rUh Rules and RegulaUor announced by Cornmitts ' . Everything in the way of amusements will be free. Come to Cookeville on Monday, Sept. 4, and bring your whole family, meet and mingle with your friends, enter into the contests, win some of the prizes, and makethe occasion a great day for ypurselves,. ypur children and your friends. Don't fail to be. preseet early as every item must , be, executed on time. J. WHITSON, G. -N. GUTHRIE, Chairmen of Coamittees re re re re- K It. hi t- I I: tr ft I c 9 - back at thi ss cai lies w uppui iuui vj . :. i I. E. York, Secretary. '