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14 1909. Number 37
(URAL DELIVERY'S ANNIVERSARY October 1 Was the Thirteen th Anniversary of the In stillation of the Rural Delivery in the U. S. Washington, Oct 1.—Today is the thirteenth anniversary of the instillation of rural delivery in the United States and the records show that no branch of the postal service has had so recent a beginning with equally remarkable results. The honor of the first attempt to test the practicability of such radical broadening of the opera tions of individual delivery rests with five routes from three post offices in Virginia. The innovation was so great that it; ook - ome time for the peo ple to be benefited to realize the advantage in store for them. By the end of the third fiscal year after this service began but 361 routes were established, at an annual expenditure of $150,012. The convenience, as well as ethical, economical, commercial and educational benefits incident to this public utility were now so forcefully demonstrated that ex pansion went on rapidly, the cost aggregating up to the present time no less than $170,000,000. The 40,804 carriers in covering their 40.804 routes traverse more than 1.000,000 miles every secu lar day of the year, excepting New Year. Washington’s Birth day. Memorial or Decoration. In dependence, Labor, and Thanks giving days, or the Monday fol lowing should those days fall on the Sabbath. In making their daily round more than 20,000,000 rural residents are served. The barbers of Prescott have agreed to cut hair at the old price of 25 cents. It has been 35c hereto ore and believing that it would be more business to them they will today begin on the new schedule as follows: Hair cut, 25c; Shampoo, 25c; Singe, 25c; (Massage, 25c; Baths, 25c;Tonics 10c and 15c; Shave 15c. f - It cost you nothing if we don’t 8ell. Vaughan Realty Co. WORK WITH BOSS AWAY This Is the Advice Given by John D. Rockefeller to His Sunday School Class of Bovs. Cleveland, 0.. Oct. 4—Work just as hard when the boss is a way as when he is watching you, is John D. Rockefeller’s motto for holding a job, as related by him to the Sunday school boys of his church—the Euclid Avenue Baptist Church — yesterday. First Mr. Rockefeller told how to hold a position. This is to es tablish a reputation for honesty, industry and sobriety. Mr. Rockefeller philosophized from his own experience in life, so he said. Incidently he re marked that last Sunday was the 54th anniversary of the date when he obtained his first job. He was footsore and weary when at last he found a chance to go to work. Then he was told to call again. ‘‘I was to call after luncheon. A gentleman who knew me was hunted up by my prospective employer,” Mr. Rockfeller said. ‘‘He told all about me and I got the job. Remember, boys, when you look for a job, employers will inquire about you and it is a good thing to have a reputation for honesty. Especially do they inquire of your pastor and teach er. A boy must not necessarily be smart to hold a position, but must be honest, sober and diligent.” —-- — COUNTY JUDGES ANNUAL REPORT To the Honorable Quorum Court of Nevada County, Arkanas: I, A. M. Denman, County Judge of Nevada County, Ark ansas tile this as my report: The public Roads of the county are in better condition than I have ever seen them before. 1 1 have been all over the county and as a whole 1 am well pleased wdth the work of tho overseers, while in some townships I could We have the best high grade clothing in the city, ABOUT 100 SUITS. But every one a beauty, and guaranteed to wear and to be up-to-date in ap pearance, and we offer you a good assortment to select from, at prices from $15 to $20. We also have a complete line of suits ranging in price from $5 to #10—the best clothes we have had for years. A visit to our store and a careful look at our lines will convince you that “Our Clothes are Better.” W. B. WALLER y rescott,_- Arkansas. suggest some improvements as I see them, but probably there are conditions of which I know nothing and that they are doing the best thing that can be done under the circumstance. Again I will ask and recom mend that the Justices of the Peace in the various townships co-operate with me in an effort to more nearly perfect the sys tem now in use, in order that we may arrive at the desired rid, viz: Good Roads. And to further this work and to carry out this pian, I will at any time be glad to furnish any of you a copy of your Overseers Report and Bill for your inspection in order that you may keep in touch with the expenditures of your townships in carrying on the road work. I am pleased to report that with few exceptions the bridges of our County ar<- in good shape. I insist on the Road Overseers of the different townships watch after the bridges of their respec tive townships and to report to me any repairs that are neces sary to be made and I will see about the matter at once. And I am glad to report that the bridge across the Missouri River i has been completed and it is a credit to any county to have , such a bridge. And in connec-! tion will state that I have tried one Concrete Bridge and I am of the opinion that it is going to prove a grand success. I am oi the opinion that it is economy to I build Iron bridges across the | larger streams of our County as they are to be replaced when the present wooden structures shall 1 give away. We have five paupers on the ; County Farm, at a cost of $15.00 per month for each one and I can truthfully say that they are well cared for; and I fed that we are fortunate in being able to keep Uncle Pet Frazier and his wife as keepers of the same. The houses of the farm are in fairly good condition, and there has been some repairs on the fencing and a little work on the main building. As to Public Buildings: Our County Jail is not holding up as well as we might wish and expect as to the building, but is well kept and in a sanitary con-1 dition. It is a very evident fact that our Court House is in a very di lapidated condition and I fear it is not safe at all times for the County Officers who are required to office here. We levied a 1-2 mill tax last year for building a Court House and at that rate it paid $1500.00 and 1 am of the opinion that the levy should he raised another year. All of the Grand Juries for the past sever al Courts have condemned the building as unsafe and have rec ommended the building of a new one at once. Hon. 3. M. Carter, i Circuit Judge, urgently recom mended at the last Court that a new Court House be bu»lt at once as he did not feel safe in holding Court in this Building. The Records of the County have been weli and accurately kept and are in good condition. The assessed value of both personal and real property is about the same as it was last year. F^*>ectfully Submitted, A. M. Denman, County Judge. gregg^ No Alum No Lime Phosphates EVERY TOWN H AS A liar. A sponger. A smart alec. A lot of jealousy. A neighbor feud. A girl who giggles. A weather prophet. A woman who tattles. A man who knows it all. A boy who cuts up in church. A man who makes remarks about women. A few who know how to run the affairs of the county. A young man who is not lazy, but never has time to work. A grown young man who laughs at every thing he says. A girl who goes to the post office every time the mail comes in. A soft tongue man who tries to benefit himself at other peo ple’s expense. A score of men with the ca boose of their pants worn as smooth as glass. A man who grins while you talk, and laughs aloud after he has said something. A set of fellows try ing to be business men who could not run a respectable goat ranch. A merchant who would like to do a big business, but too frazlin stingy to advertise in his local paper. A girl who lets her tired mother get the meals and wash the dishes, for fear she will soil her lily white hands.—Ex. TIME TABLE NO. 10. Time table No. 10 on the P. & N. W. went into effect Sunday. Oct. 10 th. We are asked to make special mention of trains Nos. 1. and 2. as connection is made with I. M. & S. train No. 5. due here at 10:25 a. m., and by a real rangement of schedules of the M. P. & G., together with the P. & N. W., it will be possi ble to make connections at Tokie going to and returning fro m Murfreesboro. ---— -* C. W. Morris of route 5 was a caller at this office last week. RED R.UST PROOF SEED OATS AND ONION SETS AT Ozan Mercantile Company Prescott, - Arkansas.