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VOLUME XV. UOOKEVILLE, TENNESSEE THUi&lUi. APRIL 5, 1917. NUMBER J 4 A4 il r 7 A jf o You Can Make Excellent Cake with Fewer Eggs Just use an additional quantity of Royal Baking Powder, about a teaspoon, in place of each egg omitted. This applies equally well to nearly all baked foods. Try the following recipe according to the. new way: . . CREAM LAYER CAKE Old Way New Way I aa mu N I I lag milk t pt Sear t tnnKMi Roral Baling cup ahortanlrjfl I Imipom flavoring t rap angar I cap milk t cape flour 4 traapooaa Roral Baking 1 t tablaapoonc ahortanlag I taupoon Savoring Makes 1 Laj( 2-Layor Cake DIRECTIONS Craam thaaugar and ahortaalng locthr.lhn mix In the an. , Altar sifting the flour and Royal Baking Powder together two or three tlmee. add It all to the mixture. Gradually add the milk and beet with epoon until iron have a mooth pour batter. Add the flavoring. Pour Into greaeed layer cake tine jnd bake In a moderately not even for twenty mlnutee. Thie cake la beet baked in two layera. Put together with ereem filling and epread with white Icing EMDYAL BAKMG POWDER mad from Cream of Tartar, derived from grapes. No Alum No Phosphate UNITED STATES AT WAR WITH GERMANY Congress Adopts Joint Resolution and President Issues Proclamation. 'The Almost World-wide War now Includes Our Country . In bis address before Congress, Tues- lar army and national guard to- their day; President Wilson declared that a state of war already exists be tween the United States and Ger many, and urged that Congress make a- declaration to lutions carrying full war strength, about . 750,000 men, and calling of all . national guard units into the Federal service. Compulsory enlistment to recruit that effect. Reso- both the regular army and national this declaration ' guard to their full war strength, if were introduced in the Senate, and voluntary enlistments are not suf- ELECTION NOTICE By virtue of the authority vested in me by an Act of the General As sembly of Tennessee, J, L. M. Bulling ton, Recorder of the Town of Cooke- FAIR SECRETARIES MEET Secretaries of the fairs at Gallatin, Rome, Carthage, Alexandria, Celina, Willow Grove and Cookeville will meet here Friday night for the pur- ville, hereby call an election to be pose of conferring upon fair matters . held at the courthouse in the town of Cookeville, on the third Thursday in April, 1917, the same being the 19th day of said month,, for the pur- pose of electing the following offi cers for Cookeville, Tennessee. 1. A Commissioner of Streets, . Fire, and Police.. 2. A Commissioner of Accounts, Finance, and Revenues. "3. A Commissioner of Public Util ities and Grounds: r 4, A. Constable. - " Under . the law governing said " election, should any person - fail to .. get a majority of all the votps cast at said election for the office for which he is a candidate, then a run off election for said office between I Ihe two candidates receiving . the highest number of votes will be held ' on the fourth Thursday in April, 1917 the same being the 26th day of said month. . Witness my hand and the Beal of Cookeville, Tennessee, on this April 3d. 1917. ' ,i L. M. BULLINGTON, - Recorder, Cookeville, Tenn generally, especially as to the rota tion of - dates. Uncle Henry Taylor was in town Wednesday. after a long' debate was passed by a vote of 82 to 6. The resolutions then went before the House and were adopted by a large vote, 373 to 50. -. The resolution, drafted after con sultation with the state department, says the state of war thrust upon the United States by Germany is for mally declared, and directs the Presi dent to employ the entire military and naval forces and the resources of the government to carry on war and bring it to a successful termina tion. The government executive depart ments have made requests to Cong ress for an immediate appropriation of $3,000,000,000 for the army and navy. The provisions for raising a large army are as follows: Immediate recruiting of the regu- flcient Increase in the present authorized 4 4 The Hickey Grocery Co. Will conduct a Great Money Saving Grocery Sale all next week. Read their advertisement on the local page of this paper. t STOCKMEN ORGANIZE At a meeting recently held by farm ers interested in more and better etnnlr the Putnam rVinntv T.fvA Stwlr war strength of the regular army and U. WM fQrmed H. D. whit national guard tr about twenty-five j SOQ e,ected , , per cent, to provide , an armed force j Am , H D McCulle at .once of about 1.000, 00Q men. by 8ecretary and Blalr Harrlson B c compulsory service if voluntary re- Huddle8t0I1( Horace Jaredi j. p. Ro. cruiting rails. mines and Joe Bullock directors. Increase by compulsory recruiting The & orgtnl2atlon ls in increments to about 2,000,000 men! IV , a w m vuj vuc auu t ci yi vgi wjoi v tj farmer should become a member at the earliest day. within two years. All new enlistments, it is planned, shall be for the term of the war with Germany. Use of the new officer reserve corps in the additional units and for training purposes also is planned. Strenuous efforts to put the navy on a war basis are being made. Re cruiting for this branch of the ser vice is being pushed, as it will take a large number of men to man the many new war craft now being built. SCHOOL BONO ISSUE STORY HOUR The Story Hour Department was complimented IFtiday with a story told by Mrs. Chas. A. Douglass of Algood. "Sunshine Bank", was the story chosen by Mrs. Douglass. There is no member of the Storv League more gifted as a story teller or more valued as a member than this charming woman. Her story CLEAN-UP DAY Friday was in her characteristic The Parent-Teachers Association happy manner, and was fully enjoyed . . . The bill authorizing the issuance of S625.000 in school bonds for thejnas designated April State Normals and the Tennessee day for this spring. Polytechnic Institute, was called un offered for the premises making the by a timely talk from Supt Carlisle, Mt. View Lodge No. 179 J. O. O. V. met at the usual hour, 7 p. m., March 31st. 1917. H. V. Carr, N. G. presiding with a fairly good attendance. Quite a lot of routine business was dis posed of. Bro. A. A. Reagan was re ported slightly improved. Bro. S. M. H. Taylor, after being afflicted with risings in his bead, 5 or weeks, is now convalescent. The committee to formulate pro gram for the celebration of the 18th anniversary of the order reported that the event would be celebrated on the 2Sth in connection with ' the Putnam County Association of. I. 0. O. F. Lodges in the Lodge Hall, Th program provides for music and a public address by one of the Grand officers, the banquet feature being eliminated. The committee will pro vide for the visiting brethren - A general - invitation ..o all who are in the house Wednesday, and passed by a vote of 70 to 24. The bill passed the - senate . last week by a large majority. best e'ean-up record in each ward, 'on "Fire Prevention. Mr. Carlisle instead of one for the whole town, as 1 gave facts and figures along the last year. Further particulars will lines of Fire Prevention In schools, be published next week. Mrs. C. E. ! which were convincing. Wilson is chairman of the committee The three normals will get $150,- having this work in charge. 000 each, the Te inessee Polytechnic - , i uiAiuuB lu wsa.ru ui i in: uu kc a Hno 25 as clean-up ( and appreciated by the department 'imB flf Q extended... We Prizes will be! Mrs. Douglass' story was followed tn ..,.,. name of the speaker next week.. Ev ery member should take great inte rest and show Appreciation of mem bership in this great. Order. NO BIDDERS FOR T. C. ROAD On Tuesday the T. C. Railroad Institute, $100,000, and the negro j A. J. Dudney, who has been very . was again offered for sale at auction, normal, $100,000! The money is to be , sick in Nashville all -winter, is so but no bids were received, and an- used for new buildings, equipment, much Improved that he gets out In other sale was ordered to be made and other improvements. town on pleasant days. some time in May. SINGERS CONVENTION Putnam County Singing Teachers -And Leaders Organize MR8. W. M. BILYEU Mrs. Martha Ann Bilyeu, wife of ;W. M.Bilyeu. died March 31, at her ... home, two, miles south of Hilharo. : She was seventy-two years old, and had been a member of the Christian Church for fifty years. ' She is survived by her husband, and the following 'grown children; , urant jmiyeu, een . uuyeu, manon i Bilyeu, - Mrs. ' Mary Carmack, Mrs. Alpha Lee and H. 1 Bilyeu. ; ' Her remains were interred Sunday afternoon at the , Hilham cemetery. . y NOTICE, SPECIAL MEETING A fifth ! Sunday meeting will be 'held the-6th Sunday in April at Mt. Union and Walunt Grove. Three ; good instructors' will be there. Ser -vice for men only" will be at Mt. 2 Union; subject, "The Sins of Men. 'Service for women at Walnut Grove: subject," "How to be a Good Mother." For children, In separate room; sub ject, "What Kind of Man or. Woman " Will I Make." Services will be at 11 a. m.. Everybody come. - - J. D. SCARBROUOH.. . THAT MORNING LAMENESS, It you are lame erery morning - and suffer "urinary Ills, there must .'be a cause? Often It's weak kidneys. To strengthen the weakened kidneyt ; - and avert more serious troubles, use . Doan'l Kidney Pills. Tou can rely ? -an this testimony ; .) Mrs. Martha Heara, 314 N. Maple . ' St., Lobanon, Tenn.I . says: .'"My t ."back ached constantly and I had sore-; nesa acroos my kidneys. 1 tired ' t-asily, especially' mornings. Fre- fluently, K had headaches and I could ' hsrdly . stand : from .dizziness. The , secretions ' from my .kidneys., passed j - too freely.v Dratt Kidney Pills trwiPtbend my ,.bscj r -flnd put fny ., . kidneys in "good shape.'', L .' . Price 50o, at all dealers. Don't ; simply ask forAa. kidneyr remedy get Doan'a Kidney Pi!H th'ft . same that " Mrs. Jlearn Jiad. . Foef-Mtlhurn Co. rrops., Buffalo, N. Y. . , ' . . ; 4,- TET US HAVE WAR!'' SO SPAKE THE MIGHTY MONARCH OP A MIGHTY NATION. A MIS GUIDED PEOPLE, ANSWERING HIS WILL, "WENT,. CHEERING, TO BATTLE. AND THEN WHILE THE" GRJM COD OF STRIFE CHORTLED, HORROR PILED UPON HORROR, THE RED TIDE OF DEATH AND DEVASTATION SWEPT OVER THE LAND, MALEVOLENT APPLICATION OF THE SECRETS OF SCIENCE MADE THE COMBAT A SATURNALIA OP DESTRUCTON. SUCH A PLAY OF TRAGIC MELODRAMA HAD NEVER BEFORE BEEN CONCEiyED. AND THAT WAR IS WHAT YOU SEE :IN: THE GREATEST CI HEN A SPECTACLE IN THE WORLD 1 y!KPMa '.;Wl ' ' ,r MASTER PRODUCERS MASTER WORK WM - Wht -WXi work mm At a meeting in Cookeville last Sunday for the purpose of establish ing a permanent organization of the singing teachers of Putnam county, the following officers were, elected: Jeff- Wall, President, and Morgan Bilbrey, Secretary. . . . .. This organization proposes to con duct singing conventions at various points, where (all leaders, teachers and classes of Putnam county may come together for the purpose - of encouraging and lifting the standard of singing. It is intended to make this a per manent organization, and to ' later adopt a song book to be used thru out the county, so that the 'songs will be familiar to everyone where-' ever they may be. The first convention will be held at Salem, three miles , southeast of Cookeville, on the second Sunday in May, which is the 13th day of the month. , Every singing teacher and loader of Putnam county will be ex pected to bring their classes to this convention. This will be an all day faffair, and everybody should bring dinner. ' , - . After all the classes have sung, lnd:vidually, all will king . together in. a chorus, led by Jeff Wall .- of Ocokerille. Piano and orchestra music will accompany the chorus. Remember, this is a convention or rally and not a contest. The people of Salem community! are going to put forth every effort to make this the greatest day of Us kind Putnam county has ever seen. j The organization wants fully 600 singers to be on hand ready to sing. Exercises will begin at 10 a. m. and "continue until 3:30 p. m. .'..;. 1' Address all correspondence to1 Jeff i Wall, ' Cookeville, or Morgan Bilbrey, Cookeville, Tenn., R, 6. A (Why not subscribe -'new---today. This great picture will be at The Strand Theatre, Cookeville,5 T ; all day Tuesday, April 10 Those living ia' the lower nurt of the County can come up on the noon "train, see this picture and return home MRS. FANNIE BOYD . Mrsr. Fannie Boyd, wife of James A. Boyd, died Monday night of heart failure at her home in Baxter.' She was" about ' sixty-five years ' old - and was a ost estimable Christian lady. She bad been a devoted member of the Southern Methodist Church from' her Tmlldhotrd. ' ' ' She was a daughter of David Nich ols, one of the leading pioneer cltl- jzens of Putnam county. j ' She Ib survived by her husband, . and four grown children; John C. Boyd and D. B. Boyd of Baxter, Mrs. -Henry Holeman of Granville and' W.' 'L. oyd of Texas; also by the follow- lng brothers and sisters, , Rev. B, B. . j Nichols of Boma, ' ' J.' P., Nichols -of j Buffalo Valley, J. C. Nichols of Leba non, L. B. Nichols of Los Angeles, j Calif., Mrs." O. D. - Byrne of Monte j rey, Mrs. T. C. Holladay of Lebanon ... . 'and Mrs. 'Elizabeth Boyd of Croke ville.' -":..; ' ' She lnvrs n large number of other. relatives in Conlteville and Putnam ' county wfio mourn her loss. . ..:'. . Funeral -services iwefe conducted . lesday nfternijmi In Rev. ". R.V J. Craig ' -;. Sabscribe for the Herald today.