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CLARK MERCANTILE CO.
DEALERS IN^s: Gents Furnishings Fine Groceries Furniture Light Hardware Gives a chance to figure with you before placing your order CLARK MERCANTILE CO. AMERICAN WOOLEN MILLS Geo. Clem, Agent, at Residence of H. M. Merrill Tele -4 phone Franklin store* Post Office, Franklin. Give him your order for an all wool suit that will please your wishes for Spring. No Express Charges Your are allowed to take suit to your home And Examine it closely be fore accepting. If not pleased, return and deposit of three dollars wii be refunded. GEO. CLEM, Agent. THE HARRIS >N HAS OPENED Under New Management. Short Order Hone Neals at all hours Our Mjtto is vi e. In Connect! jn THE HARRISON B RBIR SHOP IS READY rOR PATRON AGE Better equipment. Sanitary, Comfortable Sha < s W. 11. HARK ISONS, PROP. F >T| NOW IS THE TIME AND B. F. BILLINGSLEY'S IS THE PLACE TO BUY A straight car load each of Yeile Buggies and Johnson Mowers, the best made Special Inducements for Cash See Our Queen Quality Shoes Also Farm Machinery of dll Kinds A Car Load Just Received GET READY FOR SPRING. Spring Clothing of all Kinds Now Ready for You. CALL AND SEE ME M B. F. Billingsley. ELECTRICAL 1 NOTES 1 Telephone service in Denmark costs about $5 a year. The United States has 87 telephones for each 1,000 residents. Japan now has 31 electrie railways, with a trackage of 567 miles. A semi-automatic telephone system is being tried out in Amsterdam. (Hartford, Conn., uses more elec tricity per capita than any other city. A billion talks a year take place f POR SALE I $> The prettiest home in Duncan Main Street, # one Block from Depot, Modern improvements # bath, hot and cold water connections, shades, x X flowers and vines, barn and out houses complete. % chickens and corrall. This place is a bargain if <§> taken at once. Apply Bank of Duncan. # over the telephones of New York city. The telegraph wires of the United States would wrap around the world 500 times. * Chicago is said to have more houses wired for electricity than any other city in the country. The best rubber gloves for the use of electricians are tested to resist a current of 10,000 volts. The repair and removal of instru ments costs the New York Telephone company $6,000,000 a year. An electrical transmission line in Mexico, has a single span 1,650 feet in length where is crosses the B&vispe river. At the age of 64, Edison is still shortening his days by working so hard that he forgets to go home to lunch. The telegraph and telephone wires of the United States would maintain 50 circuits between the earth and moon. A new pocked tool cleans insulation from electric wires as it Is drawn along them and will separate without injury two wires which may be twist ed together. * • • If prosperity Is not to be checked la this country we must broaden ear borders and make conaueat of the kets of the world. [ W. wT WILKEY. ] | HARDWARE HAY GRAIN \ | Dry Goods Groceries. j | Furniture Farming Implements, f | COUNTRY PRODUCE BOUGHT AND SOLD I | W. W. WSLKEY | Lignite Coal From Texas. The lignite coals of Texas are ex cellent fuel for stationary plants and domestic purposes. The coal mining industry in Texas at present is not extensive, but the time is not far dis tant when the state will rank as an important coal producer. There are thousands of acres of lignite coal in several counties of Texag. The coal runs from four feet te ten feet in thickness, ranging from 81 feet to 90 feet under the surface. At different places in the same section coal is found at a depth of 125 feet. The seams have no gas or fire damp, arid the lignite Is easily mined. Price of Lath and Shingles. The lath of this country was worth f 1.86 a thousand in ,1899 and 82.69 a thousand in 1909 at the mills; shin gles were worth 81-56 a thousand in 1899 and 82.03 a thousand In 1909. me* Potash Affects Hay Crop. In the use of potash as a fertilise! for grass the Maine experiment sta tlon finds that the greater results art seen in the second cutting. The pot ash shows only a moderate effect ii the first crop, but greatly increase! the growth of clover, so that the sec end cutting or. aftermath is decided!] heavier than when no potash is used A. Campbell s store there is a sack of flour, variously es timated to weigh between 110 and 225 pounds To the First Person Making the Correct, or Nearst Correct Guess, . This Sack of Flour Will be Given. Only One Guess to the Family Don’t Forget That Campbell’s Flour is the finest to be Bought. I. F. & M. E. CAMPBELL. F R. HiGHTOWER LIVERY AND FEED STABLE, NICE RIGS AND MORSES. HEW H ULIN3 A SPECIALTY IJAY AND G'tAlN, OF ALL KINDS. BK N OTJON SEED j MEAi_, ' OTTON SEED C KT FOR SALE M F R HIGHTOWER I v ——— - ♦ Mr. and Mrs. J. E. Gosper were in town Monday. ♦♦♦♦ ♦ DUNCAN BARBER * l SHOP | j A BARBER SHOP < THAT ES PERFECT IN ♦ ♦ EQUIPMENT, 4 ♦ * H ging in Service, Pro- J i pe in Snniafi n. t J ” T AM) fVLD ♦ baths 1 i BUNCAX B VRPEB SH *P 4 ♦ Harry Fiddler, Prop. ♦♦♦♦♦♦♦*♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦ *4444444+4