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T7 YIv TOLUME IX. COOKEVILLE, TENNESSEE, THURSDAY, DECEMBER 14, 191L NUMBER 50. MTlMi OTJ1 A Mt; Veiw Lodge No. 179 I. O. 0. F. held a slimly attended meeting Decern ber 9. 1911, owing presumably to the cloudy and threatning weather. Some . hnnvr flft-enft rprnrrllps pirciim, stances, except sickness. :; , One brother was ; only reinstated to membership. V One committee due to '. report asketf foe and was granted fur tner time. ' -? - The f ick brothers were reported about the same , as la3t week - The Secretary ccimplied with the law in reading the names of Bros, liable to be dropped for nop payment of dues at the end of this term, 13 names and it is hoped that they will settle before it is too late.; .V v";-; ';:-:' ' During the three years ending ia3t June 30th: ; The receipts 6f the Lodge were $2,484.38. The total relief of Bro- . thers $908.65, The hometax at Clarks ville; $370.90., 'The general expenses, includihg the above and all other items have been over $2,000. v . These mattErs- are not secrets in a sense but , things, all members should know,: and perhaps thereby may be stimulated to keep their dues paid up . A small amount from each - aggregates a large sum, and enables the . Lodge to ' meet all its obligations without delay. - Statements have just been sent to all in arrears. - We have a big stock, of men's suits, all new up- to-date goods. You can buy these at cost and carriage. You can afford to buy now for future use, . Whitson Bros. PRIMARY ELECTION VOTE Democrats Turn Out Over Two Thousand Strong 'v : Below is given the,, votes cast in the Democrat primary for Putnam County held Dec. 4, 1911, as officially declared by the commitee. ; . SHERIFF j TRUSTEE ASSESSOR a a n a" n cm r; to I' I I S-l 2. fS i ' t i . P to to 1 3 o m 3 0Q 1 85 472 16 331 28 214147 360 41 24 2 ..i 72 5 27 1 47 24 28 1 25 3 ... ' 8! 24 54 ... 50 21 24 . 58 4 ... 62 34 29 ... 55 '11 2 ... 72 5 40 39 24 ... 55 2 10 1 66 6 . 33 8 20 :'. :; 21 17 10 3 10 7r , 6 . 77 : 4 59 11 14 29 44 11 ... 16 1 42... 8 ' 3 31 25 13 2 1 9 : 1 13 .5 4 1 14 11 4 3... 10 3 77 3 33 3 47 30 3 50... 11 3 90 14 34 ..: 70 67 31 4 5 12 2 76 ; 1 40 40 34 12 34 ... 13 1 22... 6 ...18 11 12::.... 14 2 95100 78 -.. 113 23 137 2 32 15 3 99 8 82 25 3 46 62 A: .2 17 36 1 5.:. 32 11 25... 1- 18 ... 54 5 14 5 49 5 3 62 19 11 138.12112 3 44143 11 ... 6 20 ... 55 2 21 22 13 27 12 15 ... 1181 1624 281 980 102 930 684 8"3 229 302 o cr a K O o t a a to Total vote cast, 2,023. Rash's ma jority, 1,225. Draper's plurality, 50. Countiss' plurality, 119. Worth LookinS Into , ,; Mr. Frank Sutton of Sparta was a visitor in bur town this week, and while here a memper of our best citizens gave Mr. Sutton their application for 5 per .'"1 J . 1 j 1 '' cent real estate loans, to Duy, puna out right or improve, propertyThe Stand ard Home Co. f an incorporated institu tion of Birminghsm, Ala. ; Recently opened a branch office at Sparta and elected Mr. Sutton as manager. , , This Company offers a very attractive proposition which should appeal to every r good citizen 6f Putnam County. Their, loans range from $500 to $5000 at the rate of 5 per ceqt simple interest for a term of 10J years, to be returned in small monthly payments like rent or same can be paid quarterly, semi-annually or annually. The', loans can be paid off at any time; r thus r stopping further interest. Many people at Spar ta "and surroundinc towns i re takinc advantage of this splendid proposition It would pay any citizen to 1 convert theirrent receipts' into property of their own, thus making a better citizen for our town. - Christmas Program v ' Following is the program for a Christ mas entertainment to be held at Shipley on Christmas day; , (v "16 o'clock- Deyotional Services by .Rev. Osca Crawford. , ' 10 :15-song service by Lex L, Rippetoe lOO-Recitations etc, bv the boys and girls ot our Si nday school. , li Dinner . ' . - , 1 address by Prof , James M. Phy. i:30 Distribution of presents. v r ' " ' JoeC. Klvg. Boy's Corn Clubs ; Farmers ; and farmer's boys please read this carefully: , ' The - United States government is anxious to promote agriculture in the South, and for this reason is encourag ing the organization of Corn Clubs ; v It costs nothing to belong to a club. The government will furnish you all the instructions free, and will send a man here to teach you. ' The s corn is yours wheu you make it. The profit is allyours. , t , Large premiums are offered for the largest yeald on an acre, both by the U, S, government and the State gov ernment, and we hope to, secure a fund for the purpose of giving prizes for the best yeald in this county. V The conditions are that the boy must be between the age of 10 and IS years, must' do the work himjelf, must put in exactly one acre,' must keep account according to instructions of the cost of production. -The ground , must, be measured,, and the corn measured, when gathered, by three disinterested per sons. v;',; hi believe that Putnam county," can compete with any couuty in the state in the production of corn, and t think we aught to have 'at least one or two boys in every district in this county to make this trial, ) Some of you will certainly get a prize but the prize is not the greatest thing The lesson you will learn and the prof it you will make will more than pay for the trouble. , "Any boy who de3ixes to belong to this club, send me your name at once. That is all that is necessar tj do t tofecome a member, y;:;;::;; ;::.C'- VT ' Teachers are requested to aid in en couraging boys to join in this work. Respectfully, - ,c4!- 1 t ; ' J. M. Hatfield, Co. Supt. Bargaiu Basement just 'crowded with ' Xmas goods at Pincus Bros. r.';;'fee.?WaSt;. ' Wek yarit your ; account because we want to do business" with; all; all our . people, be-; lieving that we offer every facility for prompt and proper business. There must be a beginning---do not postpone the open ing of an account simply because of the smallness of your first deposits. Your ac count, however small, will receive the same prompt and courteous consideration we ex tend to our many large depositors. i 1 i a I ! ! FirstNafaalBaBi J i Cookeville, Term. , - ' Capital Double that of Any Other Bank in Putnam County UNDER DIRECT CONTROL OF THE U. S. GOVERNMENT J. T. Anderson, President v Thos. Mason, Cashier ' Gio H. Lowe, Vice President J. R. Douglass, Vice President OOai I 0 It Pays to Investigate If you want to buy or sell a farm see me. , ' ' If vou want to buy. or sell a house and lot see me. V If you want to buy a lot to buy a lot tO build on see me. ' If you to rent a house and lot see me. ' , If you want money to build a home see me. - . If you want any kind ef insarance see me. . v ' . If you want to make bond of any kind see me. '. , 1 : I am agent for four of the strongest insurance companies, that pay losses promptly. It pays to investigate. ' See me. J. W. RICHARDSON Real Estate and Insurance Agent Pay Up At Once Every account due the Herald1 must be settled at once in order t3 prevent being placed in the hands of an officer for collection. E. L. Wirt & Son. Mrs. W,A. Holladay , Mrs. W.A. Holladay died at her home near Gentry on Friday, Dec. 8, 1911, after a long and painful illness. She was laid to rest in the family burial lot. Mrs. Holloday was a daughter' of the late Itfoses Jared, Aand a lady of wide acquaintance. She had been a member of the Methodist church for many years She leaves her husband and two children Senator Cv K. Holladay of this city, and Miss Bessie Holladay. 1 , . This is to inform all Cumberland Pres byterians in and arround UookevilJe that the.,' Cumberland Presby.tenan church now has a regular pastor. , who preaches on the 2nd and 4th Sabbaths in each month and- Cumberlands who have not identified themselves with the church we earnestly request you to hand in your names to Mr. Z. T. Hinds, clerk ox session. ,- Why not buy you a suit now? Yon can buv a niep lin-t.f.rfnt. anit at. nrViislo. sale cost durinc thin , trrpt rlonn.nn , sale. Whitson Bros. J.W. Smith Found Dead Last Friday morning J. Wi Smith ' was found dead in the stable, of - J. R. Douglass. Mr.. Smith lived about a mile east 01 town, ana naa come ip to get some horse shoes. As he started home he stepped into the stable and dropped dead, and was discovered a few minutes ' later. ' I Mr. Smith was a farmer and highly : erteemed citizeu. He moveq here sev eral years ago. , His wife and several , children are left to mourn his sudden death. 1 Sweaters for men,won:cn, boy arid girl, $3.00 grada C2.C0; $2.00 grade $1.50; $1. C3 grab at 75c; 50c grade at 38c, at Tens Lowe'a Sample .Store. ' The biggest line of" gift, goods ever fchewn in Cookeville. Plncus Pros.