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PUTNAM COUNTY HERALD,
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SubscrptiuD l'i ice 25 Or.is a Year
K. L. WIK I SOY IVMishrrs
Bntared u Second Claat Mail Matter at th
Post Otbca Bt Cookeville. Ten a.
THURSDAY, AUGUST 21. 1913
ADVERTISING RATES
Display to e set, per inch 17tto
Display, plate matter, per inch .. i2Ho
Reading Mo. ices 10c per line for first ln"
serl.on and So for subsequent issues.
Candidate Announement Fees
Justice of the Peace or Cons table.. $250
County Offices 15.00
State Senator 910.00
Congressman 920.00
ANNOUNCEMENTS
Primary Election Not. 15, 1913
For Trustee
WOMACK We are authorized
to announce Haskell Womack
as a candidate for Trustee, sub
ject to the action of the Demo
cratic party.
SLAGLE We are authorized
to announce D. E. Slagle as a
candidate for Trustee, subject
to the action of the Democratic
party.
WEEKS We are authorized
to announce A. L. Weeks as a
candidate for Trustee, subject
to the action of the Democratic
party. ,
For Register
BROWN We are authorized
to announce S. W. Brown as a
candidate for Register, subject
to the action of the Democratic
party.
STANTON We are authoriz
ed to announce S. S. Stanton as
a candidate for Register, sub
ject to the action of the Demo
cratic party.
McBROOM We are author
ized to announce S.N. McBroom
as a candidate for Register, sub
ject to the action of the Demo
cratic party.
. ROBINSON We are author
ized to announce A. P. Robin
son as a candidate for Register,
subject to the action of the
Democratic party.
CLARK We are authorized to
announce I. P. Clark as a candi
date for Register, subject to the
action of the Democratic party,
For County Court Clerk
WATSON We are authorized
W. O. Watson as a candidate for
re-election as County Court
Clerk, subject to the action of
the Democratic party.
For Sheriff
RASH We are authorized to
announce R. L. Rash as a can
didate for re-election as Sheriff,
subject to the action of the
Democratic party.
For Circuit Court Clerk
SHAW We are authorized to
announce S. S. Shaw as a can
didate for Circuit Court Clerk,
subject to the action of the
Democratic party.
CARLEN We art authorized
to announce J. A. Carlen as a
candidate for - Circuit Court
Clerk, subject to the action of
the Democratic party.
PROFFITT We are author
ized to announce R. E. L. Prof-
fltt as a candidate for re-election
as Circuit Court Clerk, sub
ject to the action of the Demo
cratic party.
BOHANNON We are author
ized to announce J.L. Bohannon
as a candidate for Circuit Court
Clerk, subject to the action of
the Democratic party.
JARED We are authorized to
announce P. Y Jared as a can
didate for Circuit Court Clerk.
second term, subject to the action
of the Democratic party.
RECOLLECTIONS OF A VETERAN
Stephen W. Brown Telia of Hla Ex
perlences as a Confederate Soldier
Editor Herald: As I have been so
, liclted by many friends to write some
thing relative to my personal experi
ence during the war with the states, I
will, with your kind permissioon, try
tojcomply. v ,
, After having C. R. Ford qualified as
deputy Register I enlisted In Capt. H.
H. Dillard's company and left Cooke
ville on June 6, 1861, for Camp Trous
dale, on or near the Kentucky line,
north of Gallatin, on the Louisville &
Nashville railroad.T here we were
organized Into regiments, Dlllardr's
company being put Into the Sixteenth
. Tennessee Infantry, Col. John H. Sav
age commanding.
The latter part of July we were or
dered to Virginia. The first battle of
Bull Run had Yecently been fought
when we got there, so we were order
ed to West Virginia, Oen Dan S. Don
elson commanding a brigade of Ten
nessee tropps, including the Eighth
and Sixteenth regiments, all under the
command of Oen. R. E. Lee,
We went by railroad to Staunton,
V, where we. started on foot across
the mountains to Huntersville.- We
' 1 were camped there through the entire
I month of August, it raining about all
. ! the time we were there.
On the fist day ot September we
broke camp, filled our haversacks up
with salt meat and hardtack, and
started across the mountain to Cheat
Pass, where Gen. Rosecrans was ad
vancing with several thousand Feder
al troops. We met them , at Cheat
Pass at daylight on Sept. 13. Gen.
Lee came to us in person and ordered
a ' countermarch back the way we
came. Dillard's company, K, was on
the left wing of Savage's regiment.
We were in the rear going in, then
about-facing made us 'in front going
out. .
The Federals found out during the
night how we were located and moved
some of their army to 'our rear. We
did not get far down the mountain
when we were fired on. The first or
der we got was to charge. W? d!1 so
and broke the Federal line., killing.
wounding and capturing fifty men,
with a loss of one man killed In Capt.
Coffee's company; Harvey F;sher
wounded In the shoulder, anl the
drummer of Dillard's company, Moody
West, had a' hole shot through his
drum, and the writer had some holes
shot through his clothing. This wa
our total loss in our first fight.
We were then ordered back the
same trail we came In on some three
miles to the top of the mountain and
there learned that Lee's artillery had
failed to get to the positions desired
owing to the high water, it raining all
the time, so there was no general en
gagement.
Rosecrans fell back and started for
Kanawha Salt Works, while Lee with
his army fell back to Green River
Bridge and then started to meet Ro
secrans at Big Seville Mountain, a
long, hard march through mud and
water. We got there but Rosecrans
had left we knew not where.
We marched back some one hun
dred miles to Wytheville, Va., on the
East Tennessee & Virginia railroad,
where we got on trains again for
long ride to the coast of South Caro
lina. We rested at Charleston for
few days and were moved south to
Port Riyal and camped there through
the winter of 1862 until April.
I with others then volunteered in
McBride's company of cavalry, made
up out of the Sixteenth Infantry, got
a furlough of 30 days to come home,
get a mount and return to Chattanoo
ga for service. Capt. McBride's com
pany was mustered into the Third
Tennessee Cavalry and we left for
Kentucky via Cumberland Gap, under
command of Gen. Kirby Smith.
S. W. BROWN.
INTERNATIONAL
Sunday School Lesson
COMMENT
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SCOTTSVILLE, KY.
Dear Herald Readers: As I have
been silent for some time I will wake
up and write a fe wlines from here
Health is very good in this part of
the state.
The weather is very hot and dry,
and needing rain very badly. Crops
are almost burned up.
There is not going to be any fair at
Scottsvllle this fall on account of the
dry and dusty weather.
Mrs. Katele Meadows of Oklahoma
Is visiting friends and relatives at this
place.
Hello, Grandpa; we are still look
for you, so don't disappoint us.
uncle Josiah come on with your
letters. We would be glad if you
would make us a visit too.
Uncle Alpheus we received your
let'er. We are so glad you are aim
lng to come, but sorry Mama is sick
and can't go wi'h( youu al to Tennes
see; but don't fall to come and see us.
The Gallatin Boosters made Scotts
vllle a pleasant call Aug. 12th. .
The people of Allen county certain
ly aim to have good roads.
Uncle Ira I hope you all will have
a nice time on your trip. Wish you
would come to see us again. Little
Ruth looks very sweet in her picture,
Aunt Mollie, if you think the train
could pull you, Uncle Mansfield and
Uncle Alpheus, why not all of, you
come at once.
Our school will begin here Sept. 1.
We have a full twelve year course of
study, eight years In the grades and
ofur years in high school. We think
we have a fine school and good teach
ers, vinnie Simmons.
SUNDAY SCHOOL RALLY
Editor Herald: -; The Sunday School
'rally to be held at Pleasant Ridge, for
hich you so kindly published the
program last week, will be held Sept.
6 instead of August 30. -
J. D. Scarbrough, Secretary.
ARRIVED HOME SAFELY '
Mr. Editor and Friends: 'After the
most pleasant visit . of our lives we
are glad to report that we arrived at
our homes again and find everything
still moving along, although, it is hot
and dry and crops are badly hurt In
this part We hope to live to repeat
the visit and find all well. Will write
later. . J. J. and C. C. Byers. -
Z. T. Hinds' is headquarters for LTV-
VER-LAX
Gathering mama.
THE MANNA FROM HEAVEN.
Exodvs 16:2-15 Aufl. 24.
"Jetut laid unto them, I an the Bread of
Life." John ..
EALIZIXG both their deliver
ance from bondage and ' the
Divine providence exercised la
their behalf in the overthrow
Of the Egyptian army, the Israelites
were Joyful Moses composed a beau
tiful poem, which the men chanted aft
er him. The women, under the leader
ship of Miriam, Moses' sister, took
their timbrels, or tambourines, and
Joined in a chorus, tbelr bodies sway
ing and their feet moving rhythmical
ly In a dance.
Singing songs of praise constitutes
one of the most profitable methods of
worship. But
surely they are
acceptable to God
only as they tru
ly represent the
heart sentiments.
We fear, alas,
that many
hymns, like many
prayers, never go
higher than the
heads of the of
ferers; indeed, we
have sometimes
feared that careless, Irreverent singing
might really be resented by the Lord
as profanity taking His holy name In
vain. If so, the results would be the
very reverse of a blessing, in propor
tion as the singer comprehended the
Impiety of his course.
Bitter Water, Than an Oasis.
The Journey toward the Land of
Promise began. At length, they came
to an oasis, where there was an abun
dance of bitter, or brackish, water.
The disappointment was great. The
people murmured . against Moses for
bringing them from the land of plenty
to die in the wilderness.
The Lord's Wisdom guided Moses to
certain kind of tree, , which, put Into
the water, made It sweet and palata
ble. Moses explained that tn murmur
ing against him they really murmured
against God; for ho was merely God's
agent A farther Journey, brought
thorn to Elim, a delightful spot, where
they were refreshed. . ,
The Scriptures explain that God had
a special purpose In this leading ot
Natural Israel. He was teaching them
helpful lessons which, rightly received,
would prepare them, through faith and
obedience, for Canaan.
The lesson to Spiritual Israel la still
more Important If Natural Israel
needed heart development and faith as
a preparation for the earthly Canaan,
how much more do Spiritual Israelites
require for the Heavenly CanaanI Can
we wonder that God permits trials of
faith and patience "bitter waters"?
Any saint of God may have tears in
the trying experiences of the narrow
way, but none Is excusable for mur
muring.
"It Is Whatr It Is Manna.
When the Israelites murmured against
God and Moses, His mouthpiece and
servant, it was because of unsufflcient
faith. Those who truly believed in the
Providence which had preserved them
from the plagues of Egypt and had
brought them through the Red Sea,
would reason that God would not leave
them to starve in the wilderness.
But the majority evidently murmured
through unbelief.
So it is today. As St Paul declares,
All men have not faith." We do not
blame them for this. Evidently birth,
early training and larger experiences
give some a great advantage, so far as
this Age is concerned; for God has or
dained that the Message now is for
those who have the ear of faith. Who
ever has the hearing ear and can ex
ercise faith has a blessed opportunity
of making his calling and election sure
under the call of the Gospel Age.
We thank . God that His Word
teaches of a coming Age. wherein Mes
siah will bless with precious opportu
nities those not baring the hearing ear
and responsive heart in this Age, and
that in the Millennial Age all blind
eyes shall be opened and all deaf ears
unstopped.
That night God sent a great quantity
f quail. One account of this wonder
ful supply has
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AUGUST 8 TO 31
Jeu declared Btmtelf
the true manna.
been criticised by
some agnostics
who thought It to
mean that quail
covered the
ground to the
depth of nearly
five feet The ex
planation Is that
quail, flying
across the Gulf
of Suez, In weari
ness flew close
to the ground
itnd thus were easily captured.
Next morning the ground was cover
ed with whitish particles, a little larger
than mustard seed and tasting like
boney wafers. This was to be their,
daily supply. It required gathering
and preparation; and tbis gave them
employment without w'!ch they would
have been unhappy.
Jesus declared that the manna given
in the wilderness typified Himself, the
true Bread. As Natural Israel would
have perished ' without food, so Spir
itual Israel would not have sufficient
strength for the journey without Heav
enly Food. Jesus Kuve Himself the
title of The Truth. Whoever there
fore eats of this Brpnd from Heaven
partakes of the Truth. Only by par
taking largely, daily! of our Lord's
merits and His gracious arrangements
for us can we become strong in Him,
and enter the spiritual Canaan. John
17:17.
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Tom Lowe's Gut Price Sale
Everything in Store at a Cut Price. Read below a few of our many Cut
Prices, you will save 25 to 50 per cent or more on every Article you buy, at
this Cut Price Sale. I need your money more than I do the Goods.
Mens Shoes, Slippers & Oxfords
$4.00 Grade Sale Price. .$2.25
$2.50 Grade Sale Price.. .....$1.60
One lot of Shoes, Slippers and Oxfords
Values up to $4.50 Sale Price only ....$1.98
-Mens Jap Sole Brojrans Sale Price... $1.25
Ladies Shoes and Slippers
$3.50 Grade Sale Price ........'.$1.98
$2.50 Grade Sale Price..... $1.49
$2.00 Grade Sale Price......... $1.17
One lot of Ladies Shoes, Slippers and Ox
fords Values up to $3.50 Sale Price... $1.98
Women and Children White Slippers
at Give Away Prices.
A Big Line of Misses and Children
Shoes, Slippers and Oxfords at Prices
never heard of before.
Mens Shirts
$1.50 Grade Sale Price.... ....... ....98c '
$1.00 Grade Sale Price.. A; 58c
50c Grade Sale Price 1.38c
Have One Lot of Shirts Values up to $1.00
Sale Price Only.:...... 48c
Mens Underwear
$1.25 Union Suits Sale Price...... :L.98c
$1.00 Union Suits Sale Price...... ....79c
50c Undershirts and Drawers Price.,l-38c
25c Undershirts and Drawers Price.... 19c
Rugs Rugs
We have Rugs of all Sizes and Styles at ,
Cut Prices 98c up to $3.50
Mens and Boys Clothing
We have cut all our Suits and Pants
down to a price that has never before been
equaled in Cookeville. We have so many
Grades and Prices we cant make Prices
here, so come and see them. - f
$1.00 Overalls Sale Price.............75c
50c Overalls Sale Price ...38c
Mens and Ladies Hose
One Lot of Ladies Hose 25c and 50c Values
Sale Price ...19c
One Lot of Mens Hose regular 50c Grade
Sale Price.......... . .28c
25c Grade Sale Price . ..19c
20c Grade Sale Price 11c
10c Grade Sale Price .8c
Ladies Vests
25c Grade Sale Price. .1 ...19c
15c Grade Sale Price 12c
10c Grade Sale Price ......8c
Mens Belts
50c Grade Sale Price............ 37c
25c Grade Sale Price 19c
Mens Ties
50c Grade Sale Price.. r. 28c
25c Grade Sale Price.... :.19c
Mens and Boys Hats
One Lot of Mens and Boys Hats Values
up to $3.00 Sale Price 98c
$1.25 Grade Sale Price... ... ..79c
50c Grade Sale Price.... ........ 39c
25c Grade....... ....19c
Fans, Suspenders, Hand Bags, Handkerchiefs, Napkins, Towels,. Combs,
Corsets and many more Articles that we are going to put in this Cut . Price
Sale. Come and bring the Cash for Bargains.
Northeast Corner Square
Cookeville. Tenn.
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