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ISSUED BVEPY THURSDAY , Suburrtt.n I i'u- it"i On i vsr F- L. Will i A WIN I'lil.lNI.. i- Sntered B Secutiu Clas Mail Mattr i tl c Pott Office at OxAeville. lenn. THURSDAY, DEC. 17,. 1914. NOTICE TO TEACHERS . All country schools except thoee which were a month late In starting are ordered by the Board of Education j TTenn., for the purpose of electing di to close at least by Thursday," Dec. 24. rectory for the year 1915. The county superintendent will be In office Monday, Dec. 28, to issue war rants for last ffonth. All registers and abstracts properly filled out must be returned to this office before war rant is issued. If you mall register be sure to put on sufficient postage, They are' first class mail matter. Respectfully, J. M. HATFIELD, Co. Supt. Nothing makes a nicer Christ mas present than a nice box of CANDY. You can find Jut what you want at CLARK'S. DIXIE COLLEGE AND HIGH 8CHOOL NOTES . The November number of the Dixie Derrick has been issued. Prof. Blair Harrison was host and toastm aster at a six course dinner in honor of the football squad and their coach, last Wednesday at 8 p. m. Pro fessors Sisk, Pitts and Jared were guests. Mr. Robert Oakley, of Hickman.was a visitor Friday. Messrs. Roscoe Proffltt and Cooper Loftis went to Kingston Friday. A feature Friday morning was the reading of Santa Claus letters, writ ten by the students, by Prof Pitts. They were filled with wit, joviality and good will and were enjoyed. Prof. Harrison will spend vacation In Mississippi visiting relatives. Prof, and Mrs. Pitts, at Fayetteville; Lof ton Puckette, at Elkton; Prof, and Mrs. Sisk, in Georgia, visiting his par ents; Miss Martin in Cookeville; Miss Kuykendall. at her home near Cooke ville; Blanche and 0 tie Darwin, near Gaine boro; Mi-s Emily Sue Dow, at Franklin. Blankets at wholesale cost, wool, wool-nap and cotton. Williams, Elrod & Maddux. DAVIS MANUFACTURING CO. The Davis Manufacturing Company Is a new firm that has just been organ ised for this town, and charter applied for. The officers will be G. C. Davis, preident; Jack McCamey, vice presi dent and other charter members are Wm. Ellison, U- S. Jones, C. E. Ellison and Clyde W. Jones. They will man ufacture groceries and druggist sun dries, handling peppers, spices and ex tracts. The incorporators of this firm are our townsmen and are all thor oughly business men, men of ability. - This group of men would make a suc cess of any business tney undertook. They will erect a brick building for the business near the overall factory. Jcllico Advance-Sentinel. , Mr. Davis la a well known citizen and traveling man of Cookeville, and Ma many friends here wish great suc cess or the new firm. HENAGAR, ALA. M. C. Smith made a business trip to .Valley Head yesterday. A. L. Verble, you "say you raised a - pumpkin that tips the scales at 135 pounds. That is a small thing here. People raise pumpkins that tip the scales at 870 pounds. , , Cousin Florence Caruthers of Cooke ville why don't you answer my letter. .Hello D. F. Smith of R. 3. I would like to see you. E. "vC Rector of R. 8 have you fro zen to death these last days; if not please write a letter for a Christmas Joke... , Aunt Bessie Caruthers where are you at I haven't heard from you in a long time. Miss Dellia Rector you know what yon promised me last spring. If you don't do that you have broken your promise. v . A FRIEND. Fay By "i ! I and Vou will not only have a receipt, but 1 I will create system, prevent . errors and j . ; : wasteful expenditures. ' ;;- j We offer you every facility, convenience ; ; - ; ; and courtesy consistent with conservative ; ; -; I business methods. ? MMI I II II CITIZENS BANK! WEST COOKEVILLE H.S. HARGIS, Pres. W. R. CARLEN, Vice-Pres. S. B. ANDERSON, cashier IMIMMHIMHillMMWMIMIMIfHMMM i'""Miirnii in If you are going to buy a Ch rut- mat present for either "Her" or "Him" we want to furnish it to you... ' CLARK'S. - STOCKHOLDERS' MEETING A meeting of the stockholders of the First National Bank of Cookeville, Tenn., Is hereby called to meet on Tuesday, Jan. 12, 1915, at 1 o'clock, at ' their banking house In Cookeville, W. 1 WHITSON, Pres. HERALD WANTED We want a copy of the Herald of Oct 8, 1914, and will send the Herald a year to any person who will send us a copy. THE HERALD. GRANVILLE Mrs. Tennle Sadler and Mrs. Ada McKinley spent three days shopping in Cookeville last week. As I see so many asking for cards I thought I woull ask all of the Herald readers to send me a card Dec. 23. I will be 12 years of age and would ap preciate all cards. Mrs. Hallie Boyd, I will expect a card from you. Comer Elrod of Huckleberry, Texas, wake up. I want a present. Miss Lillion Stanton I sure appreci ate my present. Aunt Ada McKinley be sure and come to the Christmas tree. Donna Mai Williamson who got the prize in school? I bet I know. I will ring off for this time, wishing the readers a Merry Christmas and a happy New Year. Mail your cards to, ETHEL MCKINLEY, Granville, Tenn. Buy him a nice Meerschaum Pipe for a Christmas present. He will certainly appreciate it. You can get them at CLARK'S. - PIEDMONT, MO. Mr. Editor: I wish to give you a few dots from Missouri. I also want to use your good paper as a medium tc thank a few of my many friends and relatives In old Tennessee for a song book that I received a few-days ago. Thirty-nine of them made a donation and sent to me the Jatest sing book that is used at Dodson's Branch. am a poor man in this world's goods but, kind friends and relatives, allow e to say that I would not allow your faces and sweet memory withdrawn from me for. any amount of money. My aim is to keep your names as long as I live. Your namts are precious, and I am thankful. J. A. Smith. We have a snow of four or five inch es on now. The dry weather knocked out all our crops but wheat this year. Alvin Anderson's (a son of Noah Anderson) family is low with fever, and they have 1st ther eon Clarence. Much wheat Is sowed here this year. Letters to Santa Claus Dear Santa: I want you to bring me a train, candy, apples, oranges and a little horse. Charlie Wilson. Dear Santa Claus: I am a little boy five years old. I want you to bring me a rocking horse and monkey, Ted dy bear, elephant, Jumping-Jack and Borne candy, oranges, apples and ba nanas. Walter Borden, Cookeville. Dear Santa Claus: I will write you a Tew lines to tell you what I want for Christmas. I want you to bring me a big doll with black eyes and black curly hair, and a little dipper and a bucket and a set of chairs and a set of little knives and forks and spoons, a table and little dresser, and a little stove, a doll bed and a little carriage, and plenty of nuts and fruits, and a little washboard and tub, and some fireworks too. Of course I am a little girl but I enjoy fireworks. And a lit tle piano. So I will close as I have got a little sister I want you to visit I am a little girl 9 years old. Hope you bring me all I have asked for.. , Mattie Pippin, Double Springs Check; m Letters to Santa Glaus Dear Santa Claus: Please bring me a pair of skates, a sleeping doll, a red sweater, fruits, nuts and candy. ' Norma D. Gibbs, Cookeville. Dear Santa Claus: I have been a good boy and I would like for you to bring me a sled and a popgun and a dollar watch and some bananas and apples and oranges and nuts and 12 sled to the store till I come back. Glenn Sisk, Dear Santa Claus: I am a little girl 6 years old. I want you to bring me a b'g boy doll and a doll buggy, if you please. Mary Rash, Cookeville. Dear Santa Claus: I am a little girl 8 years old and I want you to brin me a big girl doll and a doll buggy, if you please." - Thelma Rash. Hello, 3anta, how are you this sonwy weather? I am about to freeze. Santa, I want a doll buggy, a stove and a bd. Sister Ruby wants a doll bed, a doll and a set of dishes. So this is all I reckon. Bessie and Ruby Countiss. My age is 10 years. Sister's age Is 5 years. Be sure and come. Dear Santa Claus: I am a little boy four years old. Please bring me a tri cycle, overcoat, fruits, nuts and can dy. Lots of love. Carlton McMurry Gibbs, Cookeville. Dear Santa Claus : Please bring me a little machine, a doll, a doll set of furniture, a ring, a little et of pins, candy, oranges, nuts, figs, dates, &c, Louise Gibson, Cookeville, Dear Santa: I am a little boy two years old and want you to bring me a little red wagon, a ball, a little tram an5 lots of toys and candy. Joe Gibson, Cookeville Dear Santa Claus : I am a little boy 10 years old. I want you to bring me a wagon, auto, monkey, Teddy bear and a pair of shoes and an air rifle, and some candy, oranges, apples, ba nanas. -1 hope you will come around to me, but don't forget the poor child ren. I will be glad if you will come to me. I will close for this time. Ralph Borden, Cookeville. Dear Santa C.aus: I am a little girl three years old. I want you to bring me a knife,- pencil, tablet, a doll and sofe rfuit. I will tell you what I want I want some candy, oranges and ap ples. Lorell Borden, Cookeville. Dear Santa Claus : . I am a little boy 7 years old. I want you to bring me a wagon, little pony and a horn, ball, Teddy bear and a sled, and some can dies, and a squealing hen and a safe and some candy, oranges, apples, will close for this time. Willie Borden, Cookeville Dear santa Claus: I will write a few lines to you. I havent much to say, but it's what it Is. I am a ten-year old boy. I want some toy for Christ mas and if you want to send me any- th'ng I will be very thankful for it. Dow Carr, Cookeville. Dear Old Santa Claus: I am a big boy 11 years old. I go to school, am in the 4th grade. I like to go to school and have a good teacher, Miss Lela Alcorn; o dont forget her. I want you to bring, me some gre crackers and all sorts of fireworks so I can go to th country" and have a good time shooting. Bring lots of good things to eat. So goodbye. Prom your little boy, Elton Farmer Holladay ,Cookvllle. Dear Old Santa Claus: I am a little girl 6 years old. I want you to bring me a doll, some candy, apples, oranges and nuts, a nice new dress. I don't go to school but stay at home and mind the baby and take music," so I think that is enough for a little girl like me. Don't forget my little baby brother for h is sweet as can be. Bring him lots of nice things such as you think a ba by would like. Your little girl. Edna Christine Holladay, Cookeville. Dear Old Santa Claus: I am a little girl 8 years old. I live on Church St. I want you to bring me a nice bracelet and locket, some candy, apples and oranges, all sorts of nuts and a great big doll. I go to school and am in the Second grade. I also take music. I am learning fast. I will be good till Christmas, so dont forget me. Allie Mai Holladay, Cookeville. Dear Santa Claus: I will write you a few lines to let you know what I want you to bring me for Christmas. I want a big doll with blue eyes and yellow hair and will go to sleep, and a little story and picture book with nice pictures in it. I want a little looking glass and a tricycle and a pair of little scissors and a little orvan. I want a little sewing machine if you have it and I want lots of nute and fruits of all kinds. So I will close hoping you will bring me what I have asked for. I am a little girl four years old. -Minnie Pippin, Double Springj. t Dear Santa: I am a little girl four years old. I want you to bring me a big doll and candy. My name is Ed na Bennett, Cookeville. Dear Santa: I am a little boy three 'years old. My name is Ralph Ben nett. I want you to bring me a little toy rtaln and some candy and nuts. - I Dear Santa Claus : I am a little "boy 9 years old. I want you to "bring me a 1 little toy gun and oranges- and candy. My name is Jasper Bennett. Dear Santa: I am a little boy 7 years old. I want you to bring me a little gun and some nuts and candy. My name is J. T. Bennett Dear Santa Claus : I am a little girl 9 years old. I want you to bring me a little locket and chain and a hood and some nuts. My name is Hattie Kay, lookeville. Dear Old Santa Claus: I am a lit tie boy 6 years old. I want you to I bring me a little toy automobile and 1 ville and my name is Harvie Ray. Dear Santa Claus: Please bring me a little doll and a doll bed and some candy and nuts and an automo - bile cap. That is all. Letty Cora Steward. Dear Old Santa Claus: I will try to write you a letter to tell you what I want you to bring me. I want a little doll and a little automobile cap and a piano and some candy and nuts, g0 bring me all of that. Lona C. Steward Dear Santa Claus : Please bring me a pretty doll two feet tall with curly hair, and a little trunk and a lamp, and anything else you want to. , Nellie Steward. TWv TtanrAaf fian.ta Plana T ..trill I . .MUlt VWG. lilt. , . .. . write you a letter to tell you what I wBiix yuu i unug me. i want a. Dig doll and a locket and a piano and can dy and nuts. I am 1-2 years old. Myrtle Steward. 17 " " " I I will write you. Dear SantaClaua: a few lines to let you know what IL. j T . t,.x . . . candy. I want a tool chest and any want you to bring me Chrlstfas. I ' . . want some fireworks and a toy pistol and a toy gun and a tricycle and a toy auto, and t train with three coaches and a round track for it to run on, and a big picture book. I want lots of nuts and fruits of all sorts. I am a little boy 10 years old. Fowler Judd, Double Springs. P. S. Please bring me an Indian suit and a pair of skates. My Dearest Santa Claus: I am a little girl 14 years old. Please bring me a pretty doll two feet tall, with pretty curly hair, and a little toy trunk and a little lamp, and anything else you want to. Well, that is all Bertha Rhea. Dear Old Santa Claus : Please1 bring fe a doll and a little toy trunk and it full of nuts of every sort, and a little toy dresser and rocker chair, and any thing else you want to bring. Tildy Steward. Dear Santa Claus: I am a little girl 11 years old. I want you to bring me a big doll with blue eyes and black, curly hair, a doll bed, little set of chairs, set of dishes, knives and forks, a doll buggy and little cradle and a pair of scissors, skates, a little Indian squaw suit, a tricycle and a lot of fire works, candy and all kinds of nuts and fruits. Please bring me a rain coat and a pair of ehoes. I can't think of anything else, so Santa I will be a good girl if you will come to visit me. Hope to get the things I ask for. Maud Brown, Double Springs. Dear Santa Claus: I want youto bring me some fireworks of all sorts. I want a little anto and a tricycle, a little train with four coaches and a track 36 inches long like a horseshoe, and a toy railroad lantern. I want some nuts and fruits of all kinds, and anything you think will be nice for a little boy like I am. I will close hop ing to see you Christmas. I am a lit tle boy 5 years old. - J. I. Judd, Double Springs. Dear Santa Claus: I am a little girl 14 years old and thought I would write you a few lines and let you know what I want you to bring me for Christmas. I want a ring with my birthstone in it; my birthday is in June; and I want a pair of black high top shoes, and lots of fiuits and nuts of all kinds and lire- works too and anything you think wiuld be nice for a girl of my age. So I wont ask ear much as I have a little sister and a little cousin for you to visit. Please bring me all I have ask ed for. Anna Brown", Double Springs. Dear Santa Claus: I am a little girl 14 years old and thought I would write you and let you know what 1 want you to bring f e Christmas. I want a blue rain coat, a pair of high top ehoes, a bracelet and a lot of fireworks, candy, apples, oranges and all kinds of nuts and fruits. " Alma Stewart, Double Springs. Dear Santa Claus: We ar two lit- Dear Santa: I am a little boy, two tie boys with no papa to . get us any- years old. I want you to bring me an thing Christmas so we thought maybe automobile and candy. My name is Santa would bring us something. We Ramon Bennett. would like to have some candles ana ' bananas and other things but we need 1 SanU Claus : 1 a ma liUlft something to wear. We need some 14 years oW- 1 thouBht 1 would wrlte underwear and a cap that will keep!a tew lines to let you know what 1 our ears warm. 1 am 11 years old :want Cnrlstmaa- 1 want to brin and brother is 8. We live on Route about 1 miles west of Cookeville. Herbert and Egbert Holloway. 11-, Dear Santa Claus: Will you please come to see us Christmas? We are three little boys and have no father or mother to send us anything. Would be glad of anything you might send us. We want some oranges, bananas and candy and nuts, and a sweater or any thing you have to give. We live with our grandpa one mile from town on the Dry Valley pike. Bruness Morrow, 11; Jennie 6, and ! Herman, 4 years. - Dear Santa Claus: I am a little girl seven years old. I go to school every day. I have tried to be good this year. J, So plase bring me a doll, some nuts, aPPJes and candies, I Auby Scott, Cookeville. 1 p- s- Please don't forget my little V1 sister, Willie T. Dear Santa Claus: I am twelve years old. Igo to school every day. I am in the Fifth grade. I want you iu pring me a set or tne sixtn grade books and plenty of nice things to eat. I also would like to have a little pony x and buggy so I may ride to school. Ura Scott. Dear Santa Claus: I am a little girr ten years "old. I am in the Third ! grade. I go to school every day. 1 have tried to be a good girl this year. , 1 1 wont ask you for very much this I i year. Please bring me a doll that can . , . , i open and shut its lnice th,ng8 t0 eyes, and lots of Amy Scott. Dear Santa Claus: seven years old. I am a little boy Will you please bring me a strin ot trains and a pair . klH nv- mo n,0 fpll.t. anxjpus to see you, so goodbye. Winston Williams, Cookeville, , Dear Santa Claus: I am a little girl 12 years old and I thought I would write you a few lines as there are seven of us children and we are in need of something to wear. My oldest brother needs a cap and a pair. glovs; he is 15. I want a scarf. The next is 10 and he wants a cap and gloves. The next are twine, a boy and girl, seven years old. For them two sweatres and caps. The next is four and needs a sweater and hood. Little sister Is 14 months old and she wants a pair of shoes. Addle Norris, Cookeville R. 9. Dear Santa: I am a little boy three years old. My name is Haskell Ray. I want you to bring me a little' toy wagon with little horses to it, and some nuts and oranges. . Dear Santa: I am a little boy 8 years old. I want you to bring me a little gun and some candy. My name iB O. H. Bennett. Dear Santa: I am a little boy 7 years old. . I want you to bring me a gun and oranges and nuts. My name is'Vestll Bennett. Dear Santa Claus : I am a little girl 12 years old. My name is Laurence Steward. I want you to bring me a big doll and oranges and candy and anything else if you don't think that is too much. ' Dear Santa Claus: I am a little boy four years old. My name is Cecil Steward. I want you to bring me a toy automobile and a little horn and some candy. Dear Santa Claus: I am a little boy three years old. I have five sisters but havent any brothr. I will not ask for very much this time as A. P. Barnes gave me a little overcoat. I think all I need Is seme overalls and galluses. Please bring me a shotgun so that I may go bird hunting with papa. I have a little dog. His name is Bob. I think be will be large enough to set birds before long- I also want some fire crackers and lots of apples, oranges and candies. Jr. Joe Scott. Dear lid Santa Claus: Please bring me some candy and ft little automobile and an automobile cap. Bring me some nuts and oranges and then I will be a good little boy. Garlen H. Steward. Dear Santa Claus: I am a little boy 11 years old. I want you to bring me a little poodle dog, a bicycle and a lit tle fire engine. Bring me a cowboy suit, a pair of skates, a little train and track. Santa, please bring me a lot of fireworks and plenty of nuts, candy and fruits. I will be a good boy and go to bd early, , Ogle Goolsby, Double Springs. 1 me a waicn, a uiue zz gun, a Dicycie and a blue serge suit. Bring me lota of fireworks and fruits,' candies and all kinds of nuts. Oscar Goolsby, Double Springs. Dear Santa: We are little girls one and three years old. We thought we would write you a few lines and let you know what we want for Christmas Please bring us a rubber doll apiece, a little ring and bracelet, and lots of toys, candy and fruits. We will be good and go to bed soon. Goodbye Santa. Edna and Gladys Stewart, Double Springs. Hello Old Santa Claus: What are you doing these days? I guees you are up tne cnimney. Mr. Santa I am a baby boy, quite small, but I want you to bring me a little wagon and a little horse and a little Teddy bear, and candy, apples, oranges, bananas and all kind of nuts. I will sure be pleased. We live at my Grandpa Bry ant's at the old Perkins place. My name ls-sneue snoemaxe. Dear Santa Claus : I am 'a little girl 8 years old. I thought I would write land tell you what I want you to bring I me Christmas. I want you to bring me a sleeping doll and a little bed for to 'ay on' a Di8 Teddy bear, and candy, apples, oranges and ba- nans and all kinds of nuts, and I will .8Ure highly appreciate them, dear old Santa. My name is Birchey Bryant. j My father's name is J. N. Bryant. We live at the old Perkins place. Dear Old Santa Claus: I thought I would write you a letter as other little boys do. I want you to bring me some Christmas. You can bring me some of oil Itfruia nt vnnr PhrlHtmna Yon ciui bring me some of your toys, any kind you want to bring. I have two little brothers, one of them is two years old. They would like to have some Christ mas too. I wrote to you last Christ mas. My name is Carlis Vlckers and my younger brother Is named Willie and the other Vay. I will be at this side of the old Perkins place. So goodbye. Dear Santa Claus: As other little j boys and girls are writing to you I will I lte too. 1 am a ,ittle boy 6years old. I want you to bring me a bugle and a little dog, candy, bananas,, ap ples, oranges and a llkind of nuts. I have a little sister four years old. She wants you to bring her a doll and a Tddy bear, apples, oranges and ba nanas. We will be well pleased with all you bring us. Bring them to J. N. name is Walter Stringer. v Sister's name is Ethel Stringer. . Dear Santa Claus : I am a little gir three years old. I want you to bring me a big doll that can open and shut Its eyes, and a sack of candy and some oranges. Dear Santa Claus my name is Dimple Slagle, Cookeville, R. B-46." Dear Santa Claus: I am a little girl flve years old. I want you to bring me a big doll that can open and shut its eyes, and candy and oranges. Dear Santa I will close. My name is May Sliger, Cookeville, R. 5-46. , , ; , Dear Santa Claus : I am a little girl 9 years old. I go to echool.I . am in the third grade. I will tell you what I want you to bring me Christmas.. I twam you 10 nnng uiw a ui wmium doll and a bed for it to lay on, and anything else nice you want to t Dora Dimple Wright, Cookeville. Dear Santa Claus: I am a little boy nine years old. I am going to school, am in the third grade. I want you to bring me a little train and farm wagon, and some candy, nuts, apples and or anges. I have two little brothers and a l'ttle sister who want something too. Sister wants a doll and doll buggy. I live in Oklahoma. Estle Odom. Comanche, Okla. . Dear SanU Claus: I hope you win visit me this Christmas. I am a little girl eight years old. I am going to school. I have been very good and learn my lessons well. I want, you to bring me a doll bed, a ring and locket. I suppose papa and mama will buy the rest that I want. Dear Santa please take Grandma Swack a peck of sweet potatoes to make her a pudding, as her potatoes all frese. Tak eGrandpa a cap to keep his ears warm. Just take Aunt Minnie any old thing for she is easy pleased. Bring Grandpa and Grandma An drews something too. If you pass through Montana take Charlie Klmes something gool to eat as he is living alone and has no cook as I know of. Myrtle Andrews. ' Foyfl, Okla.