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know'that the RoWmion’a Famous j Whov.-s arc to exhibit here to know that a rare treat U in store for them. Better in every way than ever be* * fore, tbe Robinson Shaw will with-I out doubt leave a trail of universal! approval behind it from the start of! the season to the end. Circus, mens- I garie, museum, hippodrome, and trained wild animal exhibition, every department strong, no department] neglected, tbe Robinson show will be j a wonder. Among the other features the trainod wild animals arc worthy of flpeeial comment, the Robinson; t bow carrying more of trained wild beasts than all others combined. Performing lions, leopards, pumas, tigers, bears, goats, dogs, ponies,' monkeys, jaguars and elephants,] featuring the only bareback Iton j riding la tba world today. Among the features of the menagerie that is sure to appeal ospeeially to tbe children U "Birmingham," tbe small-1 •st lion in captivity born st the Wfn ter quarters of tbe show and named' after tbe city of Us birth, greater Birmingham. A constellation of tbe aarth'e moet renewed performers will present a circus program, long, varied end surprising in the extrsme the time worn acts eliminated, new, novel end up-to-date features substituted in their plaoes, ecu hertofore not seen or even eoneelved. Two perform - aocee will be given the afternoon show commencing at 1 o’clock and the night perfeeenance starting at 8 o'clock sharp. I mom will be opened M hour before each performance to allow n visit to tbe menagerie, end s chance to enjoy the bend concert by W. J. Uttsr's organisation of solo musical artists Tbe street parade takse place at 10 a tn. and will be an innovation along that line Remember tbe date, Monday July U. Circa* day come* but one* a yaar. Tba ■mall boy often wonder* why tha mam rout h tented institution* don't stay a week or more Ilka tha smaller lent show*, or why im the world tk* eircna don’t etty all enmmar like tk* picture shows. 1 hut wonld b* oka, Dm *mall boy think*, bat tk* circa* would far* badly. A Mg tan ted city mast knap or» moving or fail to tial, for although a great many aannot b# road* to aa* or aekkowladg* It, tk* fact remains that tha big circuses leaf* behind about aa mack aa they taka away, combin ing what they apcnil directly and wont hundred* the of attache* di op With local merchants. The big akow ha* to stop her* today, and there to morrow. and *o on, eoetl*ou*ly hunt ing new pasture*, and never stop to real. Tha RoMuann Famous Shows will visit this otty and two perform ance* age to b* given, the afternoon show beg Ining at f o’clock and the night performance commencing promptly at 9 o'clock; door* open exactly an hour before each exblNtkm to allow vlnltor* to inspect the men* gerte. The street parade will leave the show grounds mi 10 a. m. travers ing the principal atreats, and ra turning to the show ground* wiser* In the open air and absolutely free to all who cars to see It will be given n startling and sensational free exhi bition. The Robinson Show starting It* road season of 1911 in better shape in every particular than ever before, evrry little thing about the show from the tent stake* up being brand new, easily giving the show just claim lo the title of “th# most modern circi a In th* world.” The program thU year will b« • marvel in itaelf a revelation to the business end circus goer* the country over. People know the Robinson show, know its qualities and He clean lines* and Ibe orgauiaUioh hma en larged and perfected for the season of Ittll will be an even greater credit to that famous of ail show names Robin son. • Wilt exhibit at Metropolis Monday July 24. Metropolis is to have a big circus this year Robinson’* Famous United Hhovvs are coming here. Th» Robinson Show ia fri ah out of winti r quarters, wiih mijlbirg a bout Ra equipment brand new from the tent stakes op. Not only is the equipment new, but the performances la new as well, no timeworn features being used thru season, the perforin- ] snee being un innovation from thej grand entry to the Riyal Rcmtn j Hippodrome races at the cI jkc. Ibe Robinson’* Fatuous Sbovs Unit j GROCERIES Fruits and Vegetables VV h have a nice Assortment of rresh Groceries and will Deliver Same to ANY PLACE in the City. Prices Low and Quality the Best CONFECTIONS WK Keep a Nice Assortment of Confectioner ies. Icc Cream and Ice Cold Drinks Constantly on Hand. KGGS. CHICKENS and BUTTER. M. J. McCRARY & SONS, 9th and Pearl Sts. Metropolis, HI. Go To Louis Valee, a Who keeps constantly on hands a complete supply of School Books for this and adjoining Counties. INKS, PENS, TABLETS AND BOOKS OF EVERY DISCKIPTION, . The very thing lor Teachers, Ministers and Students No Family should be without these Books. £“77* Butterick Patterns Gold Pens and Jewelery or Every disertption Daily Newspapers and Magazine . Louis Vallee's . The Regular Book-store, FLORIDA Via the “Central Route to Florida and Cuba.” New solid fast through daily train, “Seminole Limited” car rying observation sleepiag car, ten tection two drawing room sleepingcar, free reclining chair car and coach, Chicago, to Jacksonville, Fla. Semi nole Limited, Rt. Louis to Jackson ville, Fla. All meals en route in dining oar. Connections at Coinm bnswith through sleepmgcar for Say ana!), also at Jaeksonviliewith trains for ail Florida points andateainship connections for Havanah. Cuba, via Knights Key orPort Tampa. HAVANA CUBA Via New Orlstna or Florida, choice of routes for those desiring to visit New Orleans en route, steamship service from that port to Havanah about ev ery ten days. For thus wishing to visit Florida en route, daily except Sunday steamship service from Knights Key, making trip to Havanah entirely by daylight; also four sailings per ,weeX from Port Tampa. Send for iliustiated folder on Cuba. OLD MEXICO Reached direct by rail routes through New Orleans, thus affording an opportunity to visit that unique city without additionl expense iu the matter of car faro. All tickets admit of stop-over at New Orleans. PANAMA Illinois Central to New Orleans and from thence by weekly steamship di rect to Colon, connecting with rail road for City of Panama. Six (8) uew •hips—now iu serviee—built express ly for this tropical travel, elegantly equipped with roomy accommoda datioa.s Send for ^.folder entitled, “Panama and Central America via New Orleans.” VICKSBURG, MISS., Contain* Viekaburg National Mili tary Park, commemorating the eiege and defence of the city. An interact ing place to visit en route to New | Orleans. Send for hsndsemely illus trated book entitled “Vicksburg tor the Tourist.” HOT 8PR1NGS ARKl, Quickest time from Chicago. Daily electric lighted sleeping car the yaar round through without change, Ghi oagoto Hot Springs. Dining car ser vice. Send for illustrated folder de scribing Hot Springs. TEXAS Vi* New Orleans and Illinois Cen tral. Through electric lighted sleep ing car daily. Chicago to Houston. San Antonio, Texas, and Intermediate points. Through tourist sleeping car errey Monday to Houston, San An. too loan d El Paso, Texas, en-route to California. Ask for s copy of Texas Folder, interesting alike to tourist and bomeeeekers. All of tbs Literal Ire Free for tbs Asking. Rates, train time, tickets ami all particulars af Illinais Central agents and those of connectiug lines. A. H. Hansom; P. T. M., Chicago, 111. S. O. Hatch, G. P. A., Chicago, HI. Tax Purchaser’s Notice. To Qreen (lodge and whom it may concern: You are Hereby notified, That at a sale of Real Estate made by the Sher'fT at the door of the Court House in the town of Metropolis, County of Massac, and State of Illinois, on the 14th day of Jane A. D. 1909, I, J. H. Mizill purchased the following de scribed R^al Estate, situated in said County for the Taxes, interest, Pen alties and costs due and unpaid there on, for the year A. D. 1908, to-wit: Lot 12 Block 98. And that the time allowed by law tor the redemption of said Real Estate will expire on the 14th day of June A D. 1911. J. H. MI ZELL, Purchaser. LEGAL ADVICE (HY MAIL) Expert Opinion Any Case $2.00 Write Us Your Trouble We Tell You The Law It may save or make yiu money Communications Confidential All Cases - - $2.00 Address MASCN & HUBBELL Attorneys At Law (“Desk R-37”) Springfield. Ill C. Trovilion and M. H. Trovilion Physicians and Surgeons Office one doer East of Gregory’s 5tudio Ofllice hours: 7 to * a. m., 12 to 2 and 8 to 8 p. m. Mound City Realty Co. handles both city and farm property. Any one having land to trade or sell either in the country or town or any one wishing to purchase a farm or town lot will call or aodrf ew the abnv* name company. J. C. Stee>, Pres. 0. M. Thompson, Sec’y. 0. LA. Rice Atty, Then buy a bottle of Rose Cream 1 bottle.26c 1 “ Fedora Pomade for tho hair, large siae, 10c. 1 of Dr. White's Electric Combs from.10c to $1.26 Try a bottle of Halsey’s Cleans ing Fluid for clothing. We guarantee it remove grease spots, stains, etc.—Price 16c. We handle the best of perfumes, Soaps fand Powd«rs. All orders filled promptly. Itlrs. 3. B mcCrary, flgt. 7th and Pearl, 3t*. Metropolis, 111. COLORED CONGRESSMEN IN THE UNITED STATES Hince the abolition of slavery in the United States in 1863, many Negroes have held high official positions. Two were United States Senators and Twenty Representatives. A fine engraving of these Negro Congressmen has just been issued, giving accurate portraits of each; also the Congress in which they served and the years of service. In the picture, the two Senators, Messrs Bevels and Bruce, occupy the center of the group, surrounded by the other twenty Representatives. In the back I ground, the stars and stripes in color. ' This beautiful engraving, with a booklet containing biographies of these eminent men, is sold for one (61.00) dollar. This engraving is a graphic politioal history of the Negro in America. No home, office library or school-room will be complete with ont it. Send for one to-day. The Colored American Novelty co., P. O. Drawer *318, Washington D. C. Agents wanted. I N. B.—We also have in stock largo engravings of Frederick Douglass, Paul Lawrence Dunbar, Toussaint L’Overtvr*, Booker T. Washington, Phillis Wheatley and all eminent colored people, “Everything about colored people” in books, pictures, inventions and souvenirs. To The Public. Tbls 1a to certify that information 1 ha* reached the trustees several times that there is being money collected by a man calling himself an agent for the Livingston, Normal, Theological and Industrial Institute at Metropolis. We hereby notify the public that we have no travelling financial agent oufe for the above named school. Any person or persons going around call ing himself or themselves agent ora1 gents for said school are frauds. Any person or persons found hereaftei^col lectingor attempting to collect money for said sohooi aside from the pastors and the missionaries of the Mt. Olive Baptist Association, will be prosecut ed to full extent of the law, and any information of same will be apprecia ted. Send all information to Rev. J. 8. McCrary, editor of Gazette, and secretary of trustees, Metropolis, 111. Done by order of the Executive Board of the Mt. Olive Baptist Association, Ceutralia, 111., Sept 13, 1909 and th* same ordered published in the Gazette and other papers. Rev. W. M. Hayes, Moderator. R ev. I. W. Winston, Secretary. Missionaries of the Mt. Olive Baptist Association Rev. Geo. Brown, Harrisburg Rev. C. Cole, Unionville. In the Sunken Submarine. "It’s too anncylrg that *e should be fituck down here. I bought u.yE^If the most splendid tomb only last week.’’—Lustigo Blactter. ———————— f —1-- *—T"'— ad are well known, there Wing bat few homes in which that famous ahow name li not a hcuebo'd word, the paat three or nearly four generations, | bsving visited the Robinson circus a* often as It visited the locality. The Robinson Show this year, bigger and better than aver before will be an! ’ even greater credit to that great old ; name, a name that goes hand In hand with the circus business from the first star! nearly a century ago, "Itobin soo." 1,1 .... DEDICATION. The Free Hapti*t Church cl Metropolis was dedicated Sunday afternoon in the presence of a Urge audience 1 his was a high day for this congregation The sermon was delivered by that astute and schclary gcntle m in, the writer and pulpit orator Rev. W. S Hodge. Fh. D., cf Paducah. Ky. The services were well attended all day and the im prisons will be lanirg. This church is located on 9;hi street and was recently built, it a bams struo’. 11 re of large diir.en- ' sioru costing several hundred dol lars we have not the exact figures at our command. This rpeak8 well for this congregation. Rev. II )dge, rem lined over Monday and lectured at night INTKUCTIVE INTERESTING. “Correct English how To Use it” A Monthly Magazine Devoted tc the Use of English, PARTIAL CONTENTS. Sierles and answer* * Art of Pop variation Shall and Will: Should and Would How to use them. Pronunciations 'Century Dictionary Correct English iu the Home, corroot English in the school. What to*ay and what not to aay. course in (Irani iner. Course iu Letterjwriting and punct nation. Business English for the businest man. Compound words: -How to writs them. Studies in English Literature. JOSEPHINE TURPK BAKER Editor AGENTS WANTHD. •1.00 a year. Sand 10 cents fot sample copy. ^Department E.J CORRECT ENGLISH, h. Evanston, « ne nanny uirt. No trait of a girl's character Is more prized than n sweet and happy disposition. Il makes the home life bright. It smooths away the little roughnesses and It I* like a ray of runshine that brightens the darkest corners end drives away discontent and gloom. The happy girl makes the happy and contented wife, who will bring her girlhood’s endearing quali ties to make fresh sunshine in her new home.—Home Not*<*.