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TEA FOR THE GUARD.
in Festivities Were Conducted on Strict Military Lines. While looking for pirates along the Chinese coast. Admiral John Moresby encountered some strange adventures and some that were ludicrous. One of his experiences he describes in -Two Admirals." . When visiting the mandarin of Tien Pach, he with his blue button, robes And attendants. I with our paymaster, gunner and a guard of ten marines and a sergeant, tea was offered to us and accepted as a matter of course. Then, in an access of politeness, the at tendant proceeded with the tea to the .guard, stiffly drawn up In the court yard, the men with rifles shouldered. The sergeant looked round distract edly for guidance; be had no precedent THE MEN WITH BIFIiTP SHOCIiDXBED. for a tea party on duty. The tared with cool contempt at cpoonful of acid tea. . men the Fearing lest a refusal might be an affront, I hastily said, "Sergeant, let the men take it." He looked at me for an Instant with a long, horrified look of remonstrance; then, stepping to the front as if drill tog, he gave the word: "Order arms! Ground arms Take the cups! Drink the tea!" Like Wordsworth's "forty feeding like one," they grasped the cups and with a single gesture emptied them down jtheir hroats. -Next came the stately commands "Keturn the cups! Take up arms! .Shoulder arms!" ' it was done. Tne sergeant was liimself again; he felt he bad been equal 10 tne occasion, ana i snnea my unseasonable laughter in a cough and a handkerchief. A Long Journey. . Years ago when there were only wopden sidewalks In the city of Win nipeg, Canada, holes were bored In the frianks to let the water run through. In the morning twilight a policeman found a man with the tip of his wood- enJeg in one of these holes and hur riedly walking around IJ. "What are ye doln' here?" asked the policeman. "G'way. offsher." said the man. ''Got to get home before oP lady wakes .up. Everybody's. . ... . A Seasoned Colt. Mrs. TJ. S. Grant was spending one summer in the New England hills, and She happened to be at hand when a native woman walked into tbe yard to deliver some eggs. "It's a long walk to town," the woman volunteered. "Don't you own a horse?" asked Mrs. Grant. ..'.''..'V. The woman sniveled. "We had a colt, but it died last week." She sud denly began to weep. T Mrs. Grant sympathetically remark ed .that the family must have been Tery fond of the colt, whereupon the woman dried her eyes. l FjtnJLsL blra? ..Well, I should say. It was like seein one of the family took to see that colt go as he did. We all loved every inch of him." Mrs. Grant inquired how they came to love the colt so dearly. "Why. indignantly sobbed the wo man, "we've had that colt for goin on to twenty-two years." Circle Maga zine. " A Considerate Wife. A man who had been indulging too heavily was Induced to sign .the pledge. "You must let me have It. said the wife. "I will ktn it for you." So the pledge was handed over to the wife's custody. The next day the man was drinking again as freely as before. "How Is this?" asked a friend. "You signed the pledge yesterday, and now you are drinking again." "It is all right," replied the pledge signer In unsteady tones. "I don't have to keep that pledge. My wife says she will keen it for me. That's the kind of wife to have, old fellow.' He Got His. ' "A wise lawyer is a silent man. The fewer unnecessary questions he asks the better for him," says Senator Root, 'A little girl taught me this early in my practice. Her wiaowea motner came often to my office about the set tlement of her estate. Sometimes she brought her daughter, a beautiful girl of ten, with red curls. One morning. after a long conference with the moth er, I noticed that tbe child seemed un comfortable. She evidently thought 1 was paying too much attention to her mother. I patted her on the head and said: " 'You are a beautiful girl. Don't you want to come to my house and be my little girl?' "She answered decidedly: 'No, 1 don't. And I don't want mother to, either.' " 4 THIS BOOK WORTH READING The Adler-i-ka book,- telling how you can EASILY guard against appendicitis and how you can relieve stomach and bowel trouble almost INSTANTLY, is offered free for a short time by the Swallows Drug Co., Algood, Tenn. Brothcrton As I have not seen any news from this neck of woods would ba glad if you would run the "bil ly goat" out 'til these few lines get to the press. Health is very good at present. The farmers are sowing wheat and making molasses for their present occupation. John Smith made a business trip to Nashville last week. P. L. West attended the re union at Livingston the 13th. Talmage Reed and family vis ited G. G. Reed' Saturday; night and Sunday, Walter Bilbrey and wife of Bo- ma are visiting Frank Adkins at this place. Mrs. Robt. Ashburn has re turned home after a weeks stay at Obey City. Hurrah, for that Kearney Kid and the Meridian. Mississippi. correspondent, I sure do enjoy reading your letters. As it is very much in style now I will ask my friends for a birth day card the 25th ; of October, I will let you all gue33 my age. Bdfet wishes to the Herald and its man readers. James. Lee Bilbrey. ADVERTISEMENT for CREDITORS To the Creditors of Guy Bohannon, de ceased: - In obedience to an order made by the Chancery Court at Cookeville, Tenn., in the case of J. H. & C. P. Hunter, ad ministrators, et al vs. A. M. Terry et ai, tne creditors or uuy Bohannon, de ceased, are hereby notified to have themselves made parties to said cause by petition, and prove . their claims against said Bohannon on or before the nrsi monaay in iNovemDer, lyu, or they may be excluded from the benefit of 8 aid suit and from sharing in the as sets of said Guy Bohannon, deceased. Said creditors and claimants are also hereby notified that by an order of said Court in said cause they and each of them are enjoined from instituting any suit against the said Guv Bohannon. dp- ceased, or his administrators otherwise than by petition in said pending cause; and an parties now suing the said Guy Bohannon, deceased, or his administra tors are enjoined from proceeding in their suits furtherthan to judgment. This July 10th, 1911. V. E. BOCKMAN, Clerk and Master. By Algood Carlen, D.C. & M. ju!13-nov2 ADVERTISEMENT for CREDITORS To the Creditors of the Monterev Coal & Mining uo. : In obedience to an order made bv the Chancery uourt at Cookeville, Tenn., in the case or U. li. Anderson vs. Mon terey Coal & Mining Co. et al. the cred itors of said company are hereby no tin ed to have themselves made parties to said cause by petition, and to file and prove their claims against said company in said cause on or before the first day ot wovemoer, mi, or they may be fex eluded from the benefits of said suit and from sharing in the assets of said company bald creditors and claimants are also nereDy nownea inat Dy oraeroi said Court;m said cause, they, and each of 1 1 !?! i I m . . uiem, are enjoinea irom instituting any suit against said company, otherwise than by petition in said pendine cause: and all parties now suing said company are en-ioined from proceeding- in their suits further than to judgment. This July fr, mi. V. E. Bookman. jul6-novl . Clerk and Master. ADVERTISEMENT for CREDITORS To the Creditors of W. G, Pratt Stave Company: In tbedience to an order made bv the Unancery uourt at cookeville. Tenn. in the case of John L.Boman vs. W.G. Pratt Stave Co. et al, the creditors of W. G. Pratt Stave Co. are hereby noti fied to have themselves made parties to said cause by petition, and prove their claims against saia w. G. rratt Stave Co. on or before the hrst day of De cember, 1911, or they may be excluded C .1 1 ri. C ;j , . i rum uie uenent oi saia suit ana irom sharing in the assets of said W. G. Pratt Stave Co. Said creditors and claimants are also hereby notified that by order of said Court in said cause they, and each of them are enjoined from instituting anv suit against the said W. G. Pratt Stave Co. otherwise than by petition in said cause: and all parties now suing the said W.G. Pratt Stave Co. are enjoined from proceeding farther in their suits than to judgment. This July 5th, 1911. V. E. BOCKMAN, jul6-decl Clerk and Master. CHANCERY LAND SALE By virtue of a decree of the Chancery Court of rutnam County, Tennessee, in the case of John Tucker vs. E. M. Pip pin on Saturday, the 28th day of Octo ber, 1911, at the courthouse door in Cookeville, Tenn., I will sell to the highest bidder the following described i tract of land, to-wit: One block of land in the town of Dou-. ble Springs, Tenn., Civil District No. 7, and running north and south 150 feet j and east and.west 300 feet; lying north of the block on which W. W. McBroom now lives. Which block is more fully i described in a deed irom J. Al. Crowno- ver and Levora Crownoner to W.P. and S.. J. Stewart, dated Dec. 26, 1908. TERMS OF SALE Said land will be sold on a credit cf i six months, and notes with gocd secu- i rities required: a lien retained for the purchase money. ' Th:8 4thdyofOct.,ril. . V. E. Bock man, 49 4t Clerk and Master. iHOGSL,d8htandl Every day in the week. j See BILL HUGHES or ' V Cookeville Roller Mills if No. 2034 ORDER OF PUBLICATION In Chancery Court at Cookeville, Tenn. Tom Farley, next friend, etc., vs. . Isaac Medley et al. In this cause, it appearing from the bill which is sworn to, that Ova Mills and Burr Mills and W. S. Crowder,' some of the defendants, are non-resi- dents of the state, they are. therefore. hereby required to appear, on or before the first Monday in December next, be fore the Clerk and Master of said court at his office in Cookeville and make de fense to the bill filed t gainst them and others in said court by Tom Farlev. next friend, etc., or otherwise the bill will be taken for confessed. It is further ordered that this notice be published for four consecutive weeks - in the Putnam County Herald. This 17th day of Oct. 1911. V. E. BOCKMAN, Clerk and Master. By A. Algood Carlen, D.C.& M. 42-4t CHANCERY LAND SALE By virtue of a decree of the Chancerv Court of Putnam County, Tennessee, in the case or U. uarnson vs. Alnholo- nious Crowder et al, on Saturday, the 4th day of Nov. 1911, at the courthouse door in Cookeville, Tenn., I will sell to the highest bidder the following de scribed property, to-wit: Being in the Eighth Civil District of Putnam Coun-' ty, Tenn., and bounded as follows: . On the north by the lands of W. T. Clouse; on the south by the lands of George Thomas; on the east by the Unds of Sam Herron, and on the west h tha land of Loo-an Herrnn Sr onn t-inimr ioo .rn h th amo less. TERMS OF SALE Cash in hand on day of sale. This 10th day of Oct. 1911. V. E. Bookman, Clerk and Master. By Algood Carlen, D. C. & M. 41-4 ADVERTISEMENT for CREDITORS To the Creditors of W. R. Poston. de ceased: ' . In obedience tofan order made bv the Chancery Court at Cookeville, Tenn., in the case of Morgan Produce Co. et al vs. Helen Foston et al, the creditors of W. R. Poston. deceased, are hereby no tified to have themselves made parties to said cause by petition ami prove their claims against said Poston on or before January 1st, 1912, or they m&y b ex cluded from the benefit of said suit and from sharing in the assets of fcaid W. R. Poston, deceased. Said creditors and Claimants are also hereby notified that by ordfir of said Court in said cause they and each of them are enjoined from instituting anv suit against the said W. R. Poston, de ceased, otherwise than by petition iu said pending cause; and all parties now suing the said W. R. Poston, docfjised, are enjoined from proceedi ic: in their - suits further than to judgment. Ihis July 10th, 1911. V. E. Bock m an, Clerk and Master. By Algood Carlen, D. 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