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THE HA YTI HERALD
'v VOL. I. HA YTI, MISSOURI, THURSDAY, MARCH 11, 1909. NO. 20. OR1TORICAL CONTEST ELECTION DINNER The ladles of Huytl have organizing The annual oritorical contest for the Hood ijold inedalB, given to the suc cessful boyand girl jrrudintf highest of the Caruthersville school, took jilaco at the Prosbytorian church In Caruthersville last Friday night. Al though it was a stormy night yet the house was well lllled by an apprecia tive audience, and the contest proved to be a most entertaining success. There were twelve contestants, three boys and nine girls, and to say that they all did well will be better appre ciated when we say that they average . ed better than i)0 in the grading, there being less than o difference in the six scoring the highest. The average for the girls was !.' and the boys was 88. The winner of the medal for the girls was Agatha La Forge, whose subject was "The Spinning Wheel Scene from , the Courtship of Miles Standish." ' The winner of the medal for the boys was Jack MeCutcheon, whose subject was "Supposed Speech of John Adams on the Declaration of Inde pendence.," The contestants are to le congratu ated on their good work, and the in structors of the school have much to be proud of in the unusual interest shown in the work of their pupils. The judges were Mrs. Elizabeth Hrasslield of Kennett, Prof. Stewart of Sikeston and Prof. H. L. Davidson of Havti. Card of Thanks The ladies of theM. E. church wish to express their thanks to all who ex tended help in their recent entertain ment, and especially the ladies of the Baptist church who were in the spelling class, and the Deering girls, and also for the use of the -city hall. Mr. Ed Judcn, Secy. Mrs. Will Morris, Pres. Miss May A'nthoney of Kennett visit ed little Mary Gordon Saturday and Sunday. JOHNSON'S PLATFORM I hereby announce mjself as a can didate for Alderman from Ward No.2, subject to the city election April 0, UK)!), for the term of two years. My platform is for theup-buildingofJIay-ti, first, last and all the time. 1. I believe in progress! veness and civic improvement. 2. Concrete sidewalks, because they are better all the time and are cheaper in the end. .. Waterworks, electric lights and grading and macadamizing of streets and proper drainage. 4. Offer inducements to factories and give employment to home people. 5. Good ordinances for general im provement and enforcing them. (i. 1 am against class legislation in any form. 7. I am in favor of and will insist on having printed quarterly, in the llayti Herald,- the linancial standing of theCityof llayti, as the lawrequires. The tax payer bus a right to know how his money is spent and for what pur pose. 8. 1 am as blind us a bat to every thing but the general welfare of llay ti and iter people. St. To all the above I pledge myself, and beg to assure you that your vote and inlluence will be highly apprecia Your humble servant, James A. Johnson. Petosl Journal: A DeSoto business man, who employed a pretty type writer, suspecting that some one was peeping through the keyhole at his of fice door, investigated with a syrange full of pepper sauce. When ho went home he found his wife with her eye bandaged, a chip having struck her in the eye while she was chopping wood. Maiden News: The preliminary hearing of Mayor W. .1. Huggins, charged with the shooting of Sam Blanton, bus been postponed to Mar. 10. Blanton is rapidlj recovering. for the purpose of encouraging public improvement, and their ilrst effort will be a dinner at the city hall on election day. Every citizen of llayti should give the ladies of our city their strongest ' encouragement in this move, and show them that they appreciate tholr efforts. Theladies are going to use the proceeds of these dinn.'is, etc., to fence, Im prove and beautify the public square, andiif successful they will orgnnize a Civic League. We hope every one will take hold of this matter unit help the ladies. It would lie too bad to discourage them. Notice to Teachers Notice is hereby given that the next regular teachers examinations will be held at Hayti, Missouri, March 2(i and 27, 11)09, beginnining at 8 o'clock a. m. Come supplied with pen, ink and pa per. ORDER OF SUBJECTS. First Day Fokknoon: Geography. Grammar. Algebra. AtTERNOON: Orthography. Language. Arithmetic. Literature. Skcond Day Fokknoon: Reading. Civil Government. U. S. History. Science. Aftkknoon: Physiology. Pedagogy. Ad. History. By order of Board of Education. The necessary papers have been Hied in New Madrid county that will give the people in the lowlands of that county another big drainage ditch. This new ditch begins at a north line of New Madrid county and will empty into the Mississippi river at a point just above the city of New Madrid. PRICES! THE PROOF OF THE PUDDDING Having been led to believe the proof of the "pudding is in the eating thereof," I wish to say the goods listed below speak for themselves. This county is tilled with intelligent people who know what they want to eat or don't want to eat, without the advise or help of a guardian angel. Try these goods and be convinced. You know a good article. Thousands of Packages of PENNY Package GARDEN SEED, each 1c Coal Oil, per gallon , ' ,12c Flake Hominy, per pound .4c Rice, per pound 4c. 22 oz. Bottle Pickles . I 5c Good Corn, per can 7c 3 Pound Canned Tomatoes, per can l Oc Canned Peas, per can 74c 2 Pound Canned Apples, per can 7)4c 2 Pound Canned Kidney Beans, per can 7lc Canned Oysters, per can 7jc Eastern Granulated Sugar, 1 6 pounds for 1 .00 Beans, hand picked, per pound 6c Seeded Raisins, per package l4c Roast Coffee, per pound 1 2c Everything in proportion. Don't complain about the hard times. Buy your goods right, then there will be no hard times. These prices are for cash only, and we do not give premium coupons with sales. A $2,000.00 monument is to be placed at the grave of the late W. F. Shel ton, at Kennett. AVERILL tin sHB't9 ;sa2i BILL BOOKS. An exceptionally nice assortment in this line, for 2oc to $1.50. LONG BILL BOOKS.' PURSES From 5c to 50c RUBBER CLOVES. Ladies should protect their han'ds in doing the housework by using i ubuer gloves. These are guaiauteed 1st quality goods. $1.25 per pair. SYRANGES Household Sj ranges, Fountain Hyru n go 8 , Hard Hubber .-vianges, Glass Syranges, Hot Water Bottles. Ice Bags, etc. COMBS We have just received t ho best assort ment of combs we have over had. Rubber combs, 10c, 15c, 25c. 50c, 65c and $1 each. Fine combs, 5c, 10c, 25c. Infant combs 10c. Barbers' horn combs 25c. Vest pocket 10 and 25c. Back combs, new and fancy pattern, 50c. Side combB, very pretty, 50c pair, Barretts, 10 and 25c. Hair rolls 25c. Keep your mind on "Lefler Quality." BHHHHHHHHHHHHHHBMBMHHI fm BRUSHES Hair Brushes, 25e to $1.50. ('loth brushes 25c to $1.25. Nail brushes, 25c to 50c. Infant brushes, 25c Tooth brushes, 5c, 10c, 15c, 25c and 35c. .Show brushes, 25c. Hat brushes, 25c. Whisk brooms, 25c. THIMBLES Silver, good quality, 25c each. MIRRORS Hand mirrors 10, 15, 25, and 50c. 1st qualitv glass, white enameled frame 9x11, 30c i " t' " " 11x14,50c i " " " 12xl"J, 5c ( ' " " " 14x22, 75c EMBROIDERY HOOPS Small . 5c Large, . . . 10c BBBLES No family should bo without one of our nice bibles, best fin ish and binding, from! 25c to $3.50. COOK BOOK Ihe White Houco Cook Book contains pages of useful information for overy houaowife. It tells you how to pre pare anything that is good to oat. You need it overy day. Price $1.00 NOVELS Why spend your leisure time doing nothing, when you can geta whole day's rending for 10c. We have 500 detective stories, love stories and "adventures, all 10c, straight. 12 Years a Detective. Happy though Broke. Through New Hampshire on a Buckboaid. Through Missouri on a Mule. Adam and Eve. Flashes and t parks. The Dam Family. A son of Kest. On a Slow Train Through Ark., all 25c each. feSs TABLETS When you want to buy an article of any kind you will save time, wor ry and patience and get mure what you want by going wheie the stock is largest and most complete. For several years wo have paid particu lar attention to tablets, and our trade is immense. They range in price from lc to 25c. p&ren If you have bb much pride about you as; wo have about our box paper you will never use anything else To sno this line is to admire it. 12 styles and designs at 14 styles and designs at 2 styles and designs at 2 styles and designs at 2 styles and designs at 50c per box 25c per box 40c per box 35c per box 10c per box LEFLER'S DRUG STORE 'Wtsaes&rr swrs 12?