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Ante-Post Parcels
To be Hf.ld h Nashville Feb
ruary 26, 27, and 28
Plans Bre rapidly mataring for
the holding of the A nti-Parcels
Ponts Convention at Nashville
February 20 27 2S which, judged
by the number of acceptances re
ceived fi o tn merchants from all
over thin state, Kentucky, Alaba
ma, Georgia, Mississippi and South
Carolina, will be probably double
that in attendance upon last year's
I'kp gathering there.
The local committee on conven
tion arrangements has already pro
vided for an attractive entertain
ment programme, including two
complimentary theater parties to
which all delegates will be invited,
has secured iow railroad rates
from all parts of the South and
will announce within a few days a
pplendid lint of convention speak
ers. Alreadv the services of S.
Norvell, the eloquent merchant,
editor and nr'or ,,i St. Louis have
been Becii' t u oratorical and
entertainment card. Mr. Norvell
hurt fiiulird the parcels posts ques
tion at length in Europe and will
be in a position to throw valuable
and interesting light upon the
practicability of the. measure as
adapted to conditions in this
The chairman of the local con
vention committee states that out
of thousands of letters received
from merchants from all over the
St ulheru section, with regard to
attending the convention, but one
response advocating a parcels
posts syBtem in thin country has
been received. Thi, he declares,
indicates a remarkable unanimity
of sentiment among 'representative
Southern merchants agaiust a
measure that would lend to favor
a few big mail order houses in
large cities and work to the cor
respondinffdetriment of the rural
community, along with that of the
rural meichant and that of the job
bing and manufacturing interests.
Democratic Executive Committee
Het Saturday. Important
The Democratic Executive
Committee of Lawrence County
met here Saturday with a majori
ty of members present. The fol
lowing resolution was idtroduced
by B P Lumpkins and unani
mously adopted by the committee:
Resolved: That this commit
tee call a mass meeting: of the
Democrats of Lawrence Connty
to meet in each of the Civil Dis
tricts on Saturday March 2, at 2
o'clock p. m. for the purpose of
electing a new County Executive
Committee. The representation
to be as heretofore, namely: one
Committeemen for each twenty
five Democratic voters or a fract
ion Thereof, according to the
votes cast for W. J. Bryan for
President in November 1908, and
that the following be designated
as places for holding said mass
meeting, as follows:
mibs Lucile Crewa is visiting in Commissioners. F. C. Wisdom See
Mrs S L Faiu, who ha been
IB convalescent.
Thos H. Noblit.
In this issue, we present for the
Charlie Williams, of Wect Point, coneideiation of oar readers the
was here Monday. name of Thos. II. Noblit, as an as
llale Liles and wile nave moved pirant for the important office of
Im t T 1 4
hare from Solium Hill. ITUatee or i.awri.co ouuiy. xr,
r - o I ..... . , ,
I fioblit, IS a ouninteB mm, ana 8p
Ally, lauueey aim ouuu m
in Saint Louis ibid week
Mrs. D. C. Stuukard has
quite sick lor several days.
liurboo canued goods are guaranteed of the Republican party for this
to olease. Uostello & Uulluiau. loUlce. but .Willie niuitei a
j .. :.. . ,i. Jreuublican iu politics, he
n h i vmir tivniiiiin Kb luc i
4 W v
Princess They'll bo enjoyable.
Mrs Frank llobba has returned
from a visit to relatives iu miasm. , . in H(,,ion of atrniur
If you try the Burbon canoed good, Democrats to local ollice, Heap
you will be pleased. Oostelio & Hutl'man jiea)s to Lawrence County people
Mhw Emma Clare Moore left regardless of politics, and posses-
i .
Fndav for ber home iu Columbia mg excellent quaiiucauons
1st District
2nd "
3rd "
5th "
7th "
8th "
10th "
11th "
12th "
13th "
14th "
15th "
meet at
Iron City
Fall River
Eth ridge
Supt Jesse McArtor and T II
Helton were in Loretto Friday to
meet the school board of that place
with refernce to erecting a new
school building at that place.
West Point
Committeemen elected
Lawrencebure on Mon
day March the 4th 1912 for the
purpose of organization;
We further resolve that dele
gates be selected at each of the
above mentioned meetings to
meet in convention in Lawrence
burg, Tennessee on March the
4th 1912, for the purpose of nom
inating candidates for the office
of Sheriff, Trustee and Tax As
sessor for the August election
August 1st, 1912. Base of rep
resentation to be same as above
All Democrats regardless of
past, barty affiliations are most
earnestly requested to participate
The annual "George Washington" entertainment given
for the benefit of C. P. Church has been postponed unti
FEBRUARY 29th. Everybody invited. Admission 35c, 50c
Soldier's Chorus
An Evening Story
Mary Parkes
Concerto D Minor
Mesdames Burton and Smiley.
The Hour That Gave Me You
Mrs, C. C. Stockard.
. Teller
Every Light
At the "PrinctsB"
Good motion pictures
Called Off.
The registration of voter Iu the
8!h District, et for the 22, 23, and
24 1 h of F-b. Is for the present call
ed off, also I be contemplated boud
issue election ordered by the Jan
uary Quarterly, Court to be held
on March 16th will not be btld on
that date, liy order of Eleotlon
peals to those who regard this as
. rt S . .
la business omce 10 oe aatmuisiereu
been li,, . l,nointik.i lib? wav liv nnri fnr
I U u u.i. V- J J - .
businessmen. He is the choice
never been a hido-bouml
in either his business or
activities. He is aid to
have of-
Ladies, be sure to get an adver
tising box of DR. riKKCK'S
TOILET Ooods when the distrib
utor calls at your home. It is fine.
Mrs. W. B. Yowell, left for her
home at Memphis, after visit to
relatives here.
J no Sims, of Olive Hill has been
visiting his brother, M J Sims on
the Pulaski road. '
Dr C C Stockard, wife 'and Da-
bies, spent Monday with relatives
in Lawrenceburg.
the place, and earnestly desirous
of giving every one fair and cour
teous treatment. Mr. Noblit will
make a good officer, if elected.
County News
Flat woods
Three Cheers for our "better and
bigger Democrat "
The 2nd Quarterly meeting of the M,
E. Church was held at this p'aoe on
Thursday February lit and was quite a
J odd. Will Mild, ol Uieenwood, was
present at the quarterly turning
Bro Hlening and Brj W'heatley and
wife took dinner at Uie Hymonn home
oo February 1st.
Mini Rose Teagardeii hm returned Your MofJCV Back if
borne from Que rout.
Little Teddie Hulbert ii on the itk
Hit this week.
The M1mi Tesgsrden and the Mlssfs
Hank in were guest at the Parham home
ooe Bunday recently.
Mins Carrie IJatley U on the sick list r! wi permanently relieve
Mr and Mr. Oea. Crawford we,, constipation, no matter how chron-
called (0 Nashville last Wednesday, oaKmH u"v oe lnal we oner 10 Iur"
account of the illness of the latter DIBQ 1,16 medicine at our expeube
mother at that place should it fail to produce satisfact-
Bro Blessing preached for u the first ory results,
uuday night. HI i tub ject wa "Every- It is woree than useless to at-
thing shall live whither ihe river tempt to cure constipation with
The Burbon Corn is quality. For
j?ale only by Costello & Huffman
C. W. Turner
Hon. Clarence W. Turner an
nounces hit candidacy for Con
gress in this issue of the Democrat.
Mr Turner was born and reared
on a farm eight miles north of
Mrs D T Gould very charmingly Waverly, Tenn.
entertained a number of friends on
ast Friday afternoon.
Mr and Mrs W W Kronk will
in the near future move to Nasn-
ville where they will reside.
Mr and Mrs M J Sims have re
turned from a few days visit to
relatives in Waynesboro.
. Attended school at Cave Mills,
Dickson County, Tennessee, Leb
anon, Onio, and Valporaiso, Ind.
taking the B. A. and L B. degrees
at the latter.
Practiced law in Waverly
Elected to the Senate in 1800 to
represent the 24 tb Senatorial Dis
trict, composed of the counties of
First Class Piano Tuning and Humphreys, Beuton, Harden and
Repairing. J L Noss,
Lawrenceburg, Tennessee.
Ernest Irwin a leading insurance
man of Mount Pleasant, was here
last week the gueet of his sister,
Mrs S A Carrell.
Miss Mamie Held, a trained I
nurse in one of the Nashville Hos
pitals, is visiting her sister Mrs
Brown George.
Miss Eula McAdamS and Mrs
Decatur. Elected to Senate again
in 1009 and 1911 to represent the
24th Senatorial District, composed
of the counties of Humphreys
Dickson. Houston aud Stewart
He was Chairman of several im
portant committees in Senate, and
Chairman of Democratic Execu
tive Committee of Humphrey
County lor a numbar ot years
While a member of the Senate he
worked bard for economical ad
Will Harvey left Monday for Saint ministration of State affairs, good
Lonis to purchase their Spring schools and maintenance of Con-
Watch Next Issue
of This Paper
For Lawrenceburg Merchant's
Contest. Special Ad. Man
Now Calling on Mer.
Arrangements for contesr which
begins Februarg 28, and closes
March 13, 1912, being made.
Free if it Fails
You are
not Satisfied with the Medi
cine We Recommend.
We are so positive that our
High School Notes.
Athenian Literary Society.
The following program will be
delivered by the members of the
Athenian Literary Society on next
Friday night, at the Opera Uouie,
beginning at eight o'clock.
Bertha Garretson
Esmond Willis
Beatrice Oallaher
Bozzie Garner
Albert Woodard
Edward Morrison
Mai Taylor
"The Sweet Familv"
cometh." Ez. 48 9
About ten homeseekeiA
Farmer Crews last week.
cathartic drugs. Laxatives or ca-
were witn thartics do much hprm Thou
cause a reaction, irritate, and weak-
Little Annie Kanedr is suffering with en the bowels and
severe cold U i week.
constipation more
tend to make
chronic. Be-
AlgieChaffin and family visited in Lides, their use becomes a habit
the 14th district recently
New seats have been recently put in
at the new Bethel Church at Park
Grove, and other improvement! made
which makes it an Ideal church now.
Born to Mr and Mrs Freeman; recent
ly, a boy babe.
Mesdames A L Wheatley and Alice
Mong, of Greenwood, spent one day
recently at the Symons home here.
Will Sadler went to Sammertown last
Sunday on business.
Bro Wheatley filled his regular ap
pointment here Bunday night to a large
W It adler attended quarterly meet
ing at Ethridge Monday.
Walter Pollock made a business trip
to Columbia last week.
R N A'ford is quite sick at thU writ
Mrs John Deen, who has been here
on an extended visit with her daughter
that is dangerous.
Constipation is caused by a
weakness of the nerves and mus
cles of the large intestine or des
cending colon. To expect perma-
nent relief you most therefore tone
i ..
up ana Birengmen tnese organs
and restore them to healthier acti
vity. We want you to try Rexall
Orderlies on our recommendation
They are exceedingly pleasant to
take, being eaten like candy, and
are ideal for children, delicate per
sons, and old folks, as well as for
the robust. They act directly on
the nerves and muscles of the
bowels. They apparently have a
nentral action on other associate
organs or -glands. Tney do not
purge, cause excessive looseness,
nor create any inconvenience
whatever. They may be taken at
Stock of Millinery.
Mrs E L Davidson and two
children returned Thursday from
a two weeks vit,ii to relatives in
New Decatur, Alabama.
FOR SALE Household and
Kitchen Furniture, Farming Im
plements, One-horse Wagon '
Mrs W N MoMillion
federate Soldiers and other good
and wholesome legislation. He is
member of the church and the fol
lowing orders, F and A M, W of W
I O O F and K of P.
Primary election Aril 27th, 1912
Mr. Turner is a man of pleasing
address, splendid mental and mor
al poise, well fitted by natural ap-
Mrs J E Bvmoos. has (rone to her home anv time' dav or n'ght- They w'
in Indiana. positively relieve chronic or habit-
Bobbie Clint Locke is at home after al constipation, if not of surgical
spsnding some months in the High variety, and the myriads of associ
School at jour city, aie or dependent chronic ailments,
Mrs May Brown of Ethridge is now if n with regularity for a rea
making her home with her father, A A sonable length of time. 12 tablets
Wildes, at this place. 10 cents, 36 tablets, 25 cents; 80
Billie Powell, of Dunn, Route 1, was tabletB, 50 cents. Sold in Law
in our midst recently. renceburg only at our store The
Mrs Sam Clark is suflering with la Rexall Store. Burton's Drug Store
Ed McClain, of IodianR, and G O
Timmons attended services here Sun
day night a week sgo.
Mrs Perry Parham who has been
on the sick list is better
titude and experience to serve the
NOTICE Leave your orderB for people well iu the high office he
the Nashville Banner with me at seeks.
Duet Rustic Dance
Extract from Hamlet, Act III, scene 4
Dr. Burdette
Mary Parkes
'Rhapsodic Hongroise
1st Piano, Mesdames Burton and Neal
2nd Piano, Mrs. Smiley and Miss Simms.
The Whitmark Overture
A Sweeter Story Still
Sen Roulant
nieard on The Beech
Polacca Brillante
Mrs. McNeal
Mrs- Burton
Mrs. Stockard
J. B. Buvernoy
Miss Lucille Crews
May Fiske
Op 72 Weber
Burton's Drug store. Prompt
Delivery. Will Harvey.
Friends and members of the
Ladies Guild of the M E Church
were entertained Wednesday with
a musical tea at the residence of
Mrs 11 B Parkes.
Mies Glenn, a Missionary in
Brazil who has just returned to tor callB atyour home
this, country gave an interesting 1 tai n 1 v fine
lecture at the M iu Cuurcu boutn
Sunday morning.
Mr and Mrs J K Huffman have
returned from Marion, Kentucky,
where they attended a series oi
meetings and wber Mr Huffman
led in the s nging.
Come to us for up-to-date job
Try Burbon White Syrup, the best to
make candy. Coatetlo & Huffman.
Ladies, be sure to get an adver.
tine dox of DR. PIERCE'S
TOILET goods when the distribu
It is cer
Mesdames Smiley and Neal
Till Death You Are My All Angelcr ,Mascheronie
Air de Ballet
Jubel Overture"
Miss Christine Schade
Miss Mary Lincoln
Mesdames Smiley and 2etl
AfTible and courteous, ul ways at
tentive to his duties, and especial
ly mindful of the comfort and safe
ty of the old and infirm, flagman
Thos R Liles, of the morning and
evening train on this road, is win
ning the unstinted praise of the
traveling public. His gentleman-
liness aud painstaking makes a
friend of everyone who comes in
contact with him. and one and all
they wish for him the higher hon
ors, that his capacity merits.
WANTED Yon patronage for
McKwens Steam Laundry. Leave
orders at J. P. Springers Store or
will call at homes Mondays and
Tuesbays. Will Harvey
Miss Erma Powers is visiting
ber grand parents A B Nipper and
He. at Lancaster, Ohio. She was
a guest also at their Golden Wed
ding anniversary recently
J G Wells of Lewisville, Texas,
who is well known here, having
been Sheriff of this county writes
one of our Rural Route carriers
the following: "Dear Henry:
want you to have a Lawrenceburg
paper sent me. I want a Demo
cratic paper for I want to read the
Lawrence County Political news.
Piano Solo
Current Events
School Paper
As the general pupltc is aware
it has been the aim of both the
societies of the school to produce
programs that would be of a liter
ary and instructive natare rather
than to merely amune and tickle
the "funny bone" of the nnblic.
The Athenians in niacin the
'Sweet Family" upon the next
number are making no exception
to this rule. The play is a catchy
little comedy of one act that is
sure to please the audleuce.
"Ma Sweet," a lone relic, of the
ate Jndiah Sweet, starts on a tour
of the world with her talented
daughters. "Ar'mity Ann Sweet''
with many winning ways, "B9tsy
ueiinaa cweet,' ttie delicate one.
and ''Elizabeth Eliza Sweet.' bv
tar the most attractive one, are all
good. And then the twins, Caro-
line Cordelia and Dorothy Deliah
are onough to provoke laughter in
a chronic grouch. In short, the
play is a laugh from start to finish,
Do noc fail to see it.
Stribling Society
The '.Stribling Litorary Society
rendered a very interesting and
instructive program at the Opera
House, Friday night, February 10.
The program was as follows;-
Piano So!o ' Leila Huckaba
Comic Reading Edward Parks
Oration Hugh McCrory
Recitation Eugenia Whitaker
Song Chorus
Debate: Resolved that woman
should be given the ballot.
Affirmative Negative
Fannie Hurst Flo Gilbreth
Anna Wisdom Lowry Springer
School news Douglas Blue
Duet Adda and Orissa Paris
The Judges on the debate were
Dandridge Isom, Earl Lumpkins,
and Andrew Blue; the decision
was two votes for the negative
and one for the affirmative.
The program was a decided euo
cess,being one of the best ever
delivered by a local society.
N A Hood of AnnintoD, Ala , is in
our community nt this writing.
J M Siidduths house is nesring com
D M Keener and son Arthur visited
L J Hood last Sunday night.
Little Viola Hoed ia on the sick list
at this writing
There will be a singing at Oak Grove
the 4 h tunday at 10 o'clock a. m.
Lee Tucker is getting along nicely!
Melton Ftrrell' of Pebble Hill, visited
the McDjw home Sunday,
Mrs Rebecca Qmnn and little daugh
ter, Susie of Leoona, vitited Mrs Ger
trude Mabry recently.
and Hose for men
and women &nd
little folks please;
tiekle their cfeet
Come In with fhe vhole family and let us shoe
You all. For grandma and grandpa ve have
Notice. krnarf msv. pnmfort shoes: for mama and DaDa
Having suggested the insolvency arJ vearlngf good looking shoeS that Will Stand
e: the strain of busy feet and be stylish besides; for
against xaid estate, are hereby yOUng folks our shoes are snappy; and tor
notified to tiift same, properly little Aary Jane's, little men shoes that will stand
spinning through mud as splash they wllL
Lawrenceburg, Tenn., on or be- Ve Sell OUr ShoeS IOT loV prlCeSJ that S Why
fore April 25th 1912, or the same vg se 0S Qf them.
fnravor Ka hnrrpd Thin Fph-
' nm; nArvn r
ruary 17th 1912 CUMCK UKl UUUU5 A)
Subscribed the Democrat, West Side Square
Lawrenceburg, Tenm

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