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A TV II I) AY, JAN.' 20, 1SSJ.
L. C. lit. SHIP; i:li(or
Here we are again 1
No smallpox in town.
Almost a fuel famine
N( w students and old ones ar
riiun.der and lightning Thure-
. Mary villc wants a tailor shop.
It will pay.
Maryville Las a population of
The boys and girls have had
All Iho water-courses have
been on a boom of late.
Tim mi pooped out from be
laud tho cloua.9 yesterday.
One of Ciipt. Kirk's horses got
stuck in the mud Tuesday.
The snow reinsined on the
ground over a week this time.
T ho boy on Depot Street had
pome fun coasting Sunday last.
Preaching at. the M. E. Church
to-morrow, by Uov. V. .11. Henry.
( Gc;cral ft no lots of hogt have
been shipped from this point re
cently. Tho moon those nichts wears a i
rim:; wonder if there i3 an cngageXf..r-Say. girls, as soon as wc ran
mv.nfj . Tpat.our life insured, if you don't
-We pre vlrl to learn that Mrs.
K. W. 'iVdford, after a few days'
illness., is better.
., Mn. M. ,U. Kdmond?rm arid
J.nsu I.vlu ha oo each been slightly
indisposed tin-: v.etk. s
. :"!r. Henry y. C'atlett has re
rnovrJ into his residenco purchas
ed from Mr. Il'-Kin.-.cy.
. lgaou an-1 free iur.chat room
No. 0, Austi'n lluuv, once a week,
llio ! till;? notice grati.s .
. Those wash-outs in Magnolia
Cemetery should be filled, or much
ida ma go to If. Is may losult.
Tho "Barger hoys" were out
promenading and making some
excellent music Fri'h'.y night.
'Snu'i'e J. I). Moire and attor-noy-t-hv,v
W. A. MeTeer have new
signs for their respective ofhees.
. An interesting Mo;pionary
Review Concert was held Sunday
night at Now Providence Church.
TJ)3 Athenian and Ihiinonian
Fooieties at the Collogohvl a joint
debate Friday nifd of 3 a .4 week;
rnniiPni'mxi! ! ,l''.7."0 is iiix on
whisk v instead of .WoO. We i
meant Dranialie troupo instead of
Mumps, measles, whooping
cough, headache and imaginary
i--mallpox cured ly reading the
P. I!., we I.ove the Enterprise,
and with pleasure acknowledge the
handsome notice wo received at
your hands last week.
, Wo.pla.Hy clasp the hand of
tho Watchman, anil invito it to join
us in ourc.'iorttobuildupour town
and county interests.
Only six boarders at the Ed
mor.dsoii House ; but perhaps the
Court will liinka some changes, We,
don't know which way.
Everybody, and somebody
eke, will bo in town Monday next,
attending Circuit Court, which
commences on that day.
Tho Austin lloiiijo is having a
good run of custom now. This
M ..-a a well for Mr. II. C. Austin.
the gentlemanly proprietor.
The front pari of IJurgor. Hood
Go's maiiimoth store-room is
more co;ivcnier.l r.nd neatly "ar
ranged now tha,-. it used to he.
Dr. J. W. llunmim has re
inovc 1 id.? cl-:il.al olllee1 to'wct
H?d r'.' Miiu Blreet, above Mrs. L.
E. Soiuh s Miilip.ery tture.
Some Postal changes are about
to take place in our 'county, remov-
l of Post Oflioes.changcs of P. Ms,
etc ; something more dofmite again.
Nobody died with the chicken
pox yet, but several feared nearly
to death, on account of Madame
Humor's report concerning small
That fellow who wanted to buy
the Court House has since takeii
up h'3 abode in the look-up; guess
that wan tho place he was looking
for at lh;t.
:-Yesterday was the first fair
day we have bad for a week, and
everybody seemed happy and only
wished fcinh weather would con
tinue for a few days at least. '
Mi. A. Kennedy, Sr., an old and
highly respited citizen of' our
county, was severely injured Mon
day last by his horpo falling with
him near the Anchor Woolen Milk-.
Next week will be the very
time for tho good and substantial
farmers of Blount, who have not
already subscribed, to bring along
thcii dollars and subscribe for the
Maryville has two Woolen
Mills, three grist mil!, two saw
mills, one button factory, one
broom factory, one machine shop,
besides a large number of business,
houses, cmiio of them having a
limited wholesale trae.
The dance at Town Hall Thurs
day night was very well nttcndod
taking into consideration the mis
erable state of the weather. All
enjoyed themselves until the "wee
sma'houvfc." A masquerade is
contemplated . at the Wayliud
Rous? about February Mth.
Fare w0 K"'e you a list of the
voting men in our community who
wantte m.irry, who can't get' to,
and those who don't caro to. .Look
)ii:, now, v-.:. t- vo m.v.
not survive, but are going 'to take
every precaution possible.
Ou Tuesday night last our
worthy P. M., V. II. Kirk, charter
ed Tims. Lillard's oyster eaWn
and gave his pix "maii-slingers" a
lepast which was highly enjoyed
by tho boys. Vvo wish the "1033"
would get as ''harmonious" every
week, But they got us in for the
ciearfl. Anvbodv else waiiting to
i'jct up" the
'crew," call at tho P
The Annual Church Social of (he
New Providence Church came off nt
that church Wednesday night list. A
good number, wore in attendance.
Several ?ito'-esling statistics were
read concerning the church and what
it has doiie during tho year 18S2.
Mrs. linilott road a condensed report
of I he workings of the Women's Homo
"I'd Foreign Missionary Society
what it lias done and what it intends
doing. Preliminary steps wore taken
to secure funds for the erection of a
new church. This church has sent
missionaries to all purls of the world,
and "still there's more to follow."
May success crown every effort of
this church toward the upbuilding of
Christianity and the elevation of man
kind. Blount county has as good water
power us any county in East Tennes
see; as tine and varied timber and as
rich mineral resources, which only
await the industry of some energetic
man to oirke our county worth twice
what it is.
We would like to know what
has become of the 51ount County
Bible Auxiliary Society. Is it dead ?
or, do the good citizens of our county
mean to sustain it? Jfso, arouse and
let us hear from you.
Wc know our County Court is com
posed of a set of wise men, and would
ask if they can't do something them
selves toward securing us better
road; some of the roads arc now im
passable. Wo have always thought if would
bo nice to "take the cake," and thank
ye Local of tho Watchman for his
SEMQGRAGY : A govcposnsat hj the People.
MAItYVILLE, TENN., SATURDAY, JAN.
Mr. C. W. Steele, of Kuoxville, spent
Sunday in town.
Mr. W. R. Teepardcn bag returned
from an extended trip iiortli.
Mr. W. S. Nodgo, a tobacco drum
mer, wont dow n the road Monday.
Mr. U. A, Tedl'ord, tho astliclio
dork ut Burger, Hood & Co's, spent
Sunday hist at home.
Wild Bill," or Will R. Walker, is
now taking logons in mail-slinging
Miss Mainui Hill, of Knoxville
camfi over Monday en route for
fr. M. II. Cimpson spent Sunday
with his family, near Springfield, and
says its awful "dusty." out ihat way.
Mr. Leo Lowo has returned to
Knoxville and re-entered school.
Mr. Sim. Griflits, of Mint, was in
Mr. Jacob Smelser, of Ind., came
down last week in the interest of the
Tennessee Luryboi'.. Company.
Con. P. N. Hood took a business
trip up the road this week.
Mr. Baxter Beatty, of Knoxville,
came over Monday on a visit to
parents and friends.
Mr, Jl. A. Hardy and wife, nee Miss
Eslella Ellis, loft Tuesday for Texas,
where they will reside in the future.
Happiness attend them in their west
ern home. :
Misses II , J , B- , E ,
L , I -and C arc in the mat
rimonial field, boye, but wc can 0
Miss Kate Anderson, of Knoxville,
has been visiting her friends in this
place, being the guest of Mr. E. God
da id's family.
Mr. J. W. Malcom, of Knoxville
ha lifiii isiiing friends in' Maryville,
w - -N4UIJiil UIIU IIM MlIll JU; llf 1TI.V.I1
Mr. Maico.n is a brother-in-law of ouU. hav,; lIl0y w-,i Ilot gay .ttl1Iul,
fellow-townsman, Mr. G. B. Ptoss.
Onr jouug ftiend, Mr. Jas. Callo
way, of Sweetwater, was in town
Tu c day.
Miss Mary B. Thompson, who has
been making this place her home the
past few months, left for her former
homo, Ind., Thursday.
Mr. K. W. Tedford has returned
from Philadelphia, Pa., wheiehc has
been taking a course of Pharmacy.
Col. T, J. Saunders, of Knoxville,
has boon in town the past few days.
Mr. C. D, Morris, for some months
past connected, with our P. O., left
Thursday morning for his home,
Mr. It. S. Ilanna left Thursday for
a two months trip. to Indiana and Illi
nois, His cousin, Mr. U. P. True, who
has been visiting here, accompanied
him, returning to his home at Roches
ter, Ind, ' 4
Mrs. E'.lud.-of Ind., who spent the
the past week in town, has returned
We regret to learn that our enter
prising and useful fellow-townsman,
Gen. R. N. Hood, contemplates re
lieving to Knoxville.. shortly. Gen.
Hood has contributed much to the
improvement and prosperity of our
town, and his place will be hard to
Misses Ann McCampbell and Clem
mid Porter, of Sandy Springs, look in
tho danco at City Hall Thursday
Mr. E. W.. Tedford, of the firm of
Tedford, Lowe & Co., druggists at
this place, has returned from Phila
delphia, Pa. Mr. Tedford has b?rn
identified with our drug interests for
a number of years past, aiah has se
cured for himself an enviable reputa
tion as a Pharmacist, a progressive
business man and high-toned gentle
man. Mr. Tedford returns to Phila
delphia in tho Fall, when he takes an
other cour.o, and. Ave predict, when
it is finished "Ed." will ba as good a
druggist as can be found anywhere.
Mr. J. C. Kngol, proprietor of Mont
vale, was in town yoti rday,
, The young folk$ at Sandy Springs
enjoyed a select social Monday night.
From North Carolina.
The . following lines, arc from a
young lady, who recently paid Mary
ville a visit. See what rUo lias to say :
'Land of the Skv,"
January 8th, 1SS3.
ElT0!?3 DilMOCltAT : 1
Although I knock so very tardily, I
am sure you will open tho sanctum
door just the least little way, and I
promiko to make myself ever so small
and not to chew the end of your sa
cred pen stuff, turn over tho ink, or in
anyway make myself disagreeable;
for 1 am sure I have nothing unpleas
ant to say, in fact, quite to the con
tra r v.
Weil, and what do I want, did you
say? I answer, something that Ihave
had on my mind for quite awhile,
and when a woman docs keep any
thing tc herself for a time, however
short, when she finally does make up
her mind to ipeak she deserves an
audience, I think. In vain have I
struggled with my timidity, to try
and say a word for dear old Maryville.
Some one told me I would find it dull !
Well, if it did not happen be just
who it was that said it, and J. were a
judge, I would convict them of slan
der; fur how can a place be dull filled
with so many hearty, wholu-ouled
people, whose acquaintance! formed
during tny sojourn among ihcm.
The scenery, though not so bold and
rugged as Iain accustomed to, is in
some respects picturesque; the air
mild and bracing; tho water health-
giving, & nd my advic6 to any one
seeking a pleasant place to spend their
hduuie moments, and havo a real old
fashi0'.e? fjvod'ihnp. would be., "yo to
lJaryilio" and mv w 6rd for H, when
but "au revoir," Dear old Mrvvil!o !
Long may sin li vo, grow and prosper I
Now,' Mr. Editor, I see by your
looks that fhegiim realities of the
waste basket await me if I do not
hasten my departure, but woman
never knows just when to leave o-
jiut what she wants to say, "be won't
you kindly supply these errors of
brain and not of heart, and I will bid
you good bye, wilh my bent bow,
promising not to intrude again unless
perhaps some day in person,
Hkh X MAItK.
Rocivkoho, Jan. 13, 1SS3.
Everything is quiet, peaceable, and
muddy, in and around our village.
The health of (lie community is
tolerably good, with one or two ex
ceptions. Business seems to be pretty lively.
Tho Factory is running six days in
every week, and would run sevcu if
they had time. Our merchants are
busy, and have a fascinating smile ou
their faces as they reach for our dol
lars and nickels.
The wafers arc up, owing to the
recent showers we have had.
Wc have some prclly marriageable
girls lu Rocklord, and somo of them
will marry the first opportunity; so
come along boys and don't be afraid.
Nona but tho bravo deserve the
Success to the Democrat.
Prom Mr. S. Cox, of Cox's Chapel ,
we learn that Mr. J. W. Bowman's
ware-house, Miser's Station, was de
stroyed by fire Thursday morning be
fore daylight. Mr, Bowman is a
merchant, and there was a lot of peas
and whent in tho warehouse. The loss
is about $1.W). The fire was supposed
lobe the work of an incendiary.
Wc regret to learn that Mr. John
Mi Reynolds, of Sandy Springs, has
been quito 311. Wc hope forhi.i speedy
'J'lie failure of one man is the oppor
tunity of another.
To dav Is mine, I lioM it A st
JIoPl it ami use it as I may;
Unmindful of tlic shallow cast
By that dim thing called Yesterday.
To-inorow hovers just before
A bright-winged sbiipe, and lures me
Till in my z"al to grn-p nml know her,
I drop To-day and she Is gone.
The brijjbt wings captured lo?e their
'J'o-nioi row weeps, and sems to say :
1 11 in To day all , hold mo tijiht! .
Ere lonp: I shall bo Yesterday.
R. II. Culfci:, an old and highly re
spected citizen of this county, died at
his home, near Mt. Tabor, yes
terday after a brief illness. More ex
tended notice next week.
Mrs. Clute, near town, has been
very ill but is now a little better.
A fen year old son of Mr. Joe Wolf,
near White's Mill, thic comity, died
on the lSlh iust.
P. A. Hunter, a young colored man,
died in this place yesterday morning,
We learn 'ha. Mr. Lynch Webb, re
cently from Texas, has purchased
Sheriff Edmondsoifg farm, a few miles
west of Maryville.
We a:c ulad lo learn that Mr. B. F.
Willard and Mr. I). N. BroyJ.es, so
journing at Hot Springs, Ark., are
stll improving in health,
Sheriff, advertises for sale, en the
17th of Feb., 1SS3, a tract of laud situ
ated in tho 1st civil district of Blount
county, . , .
The 'umber Interests of our county
seem lo bo flourishing, and our citizens
should give our lumbermen every in
ducement and assihtancc possible. j
Blount county ha.3 four flourishing
towns besides Mar) Villo, viz : Rick-!
ford, Louisville, FriondsvillA and
Brick Mill. ,W'e wish" to visit each of
these, ere long, and will report moro
A brief sketch of this comity audits
people will bo given ere long. If you
have anything interesting send it in.
Compulsory vaccination lias been
resorted to by some of our schools.
One thing we think our farmers
should j:ive more attention fo, is that
of stock raising. Let your land rest,'
a portion ol if, and direct your exer
tions h) the direction we have named.
Our mail facilities arc very good,
there being twenty-six poPtofliecs in
the county ; but the idea of sending
nittif for Louisville,, only seven miles
distant, by way of Knoxville, wc
A letter received from Staunton,
Va., says that the scarlet fever is rag
in if to such an extent, there that the
W. F. Institute has had fo suspend
school a month. The business inter
ests of Staunton are somewhat effect
ed by this disease.
Mr. M. II. Edmondson, our popular
Sheriff, haseverythingwell regulated.
Only six prisoners now in Jail.
Students from the College sing, read
and yvay with the prisoners every
Tho gentleman and custodian, Mr.
John Pruner, has our thanks for fa
Three of (ho "boy" will be tried
next week, one for murder, Hubert
Flanigan, who says ho is ready for
trial for tho murder of Nichols a few
mouths since in tho loner portion of
this county. Flanigan U a large,
well-built, daik complcxioacd, pleas
ant looking man.
Some of the prisoners get the bene
fit of out-door exercise, which is much
appreciated by Ihcm.
Pruner has a perfect colony of w hile
mice, affording much amusement and
One of the inmates wc found lo bo
an old gentleman well educated and
well connected, but who is too honor
able to inform his folks of the unjust
imprisonment under which he is
Departed this life, at Ids homo ll. u
miles soui h of Maryville, on 1 1, 1 :;: f.
inst., "about 1) o'clock . in., la j'
district, of Paralysis, Col. Villiau
Boyd, in the S2d year of his age.
Deceased was horn on t'le'.'imh c-y
Of October, 1801, nml was uiani-d u i
the 12th of Nov., 183.1, lo Min JOli. .1.
Anderson, laughter of IK -Villiam
Anderson, Lsij., by the Ixfe v. Uiae
Anderson, D. D.. and fur a ilu.e ill', -c
that lived in the J.'Jih ei-il disiilct,
where lie had ,arly in JilV untie ( ,io
fession of religion and Joined t'.o Kit.-',
hia Presbyterian Churt'li, .Lui t,hut tho
year VCM removed to the faun o-i whii li
he spf nt the reminder of h;fc lj; .,,,,1
on the 2Jd day of May, Wi, he joined
the New Piovi.icnee J'resl.v'tei iau
Church at Maryville. bv certi2e:;te. u,ui
eoutinued one t)f Vac, lead'cg liieiiil.d.rt
lit' tin n:i,in o l.-ii.. . .
. . ...... ..... v. .... .v,,, Byiie tji veais, t
leading the unging in (aid Chinch.'
ur.til the year ls.Vj, whe&''St M'id a '
niiiuut'i vi uwiiTS llllllPiI 111 U:C. on'ani-
zallon of I'orrest Hii! clutrch, a ilit)
vicinity of his home, a, id was clotted a
ruliiiLC ehlcr in the same; hieh office.
he filled with p,ieat acu-ptaneij to thJ
Church while he lived, p.ud was ror a
longtime Superintendent of the Sab
bath .School at that place. He Wtts n:
ceedingly piomji:, nnd puiiciiial in the
discharge of his duties as an oil, er of
the Church and Superintendent, of Sab
ba'.h School, and ue an orderly, exem
plary nnd punctual attendant at the
House of God; and perhjtp, it mi- !it
truthfully be said that no o:ie f(J all Vho
Church waa so uniformly regular in at
tendance Uion the various means of'
grace as was Col. B'Td-and ni.s' iu(lu-:
once find example fnre ever exerted ou
the side of religion and men iiiv.
Hii wife, a ino.-t excellent a-' d lJ
voted woman, fell a victim to that fell
destroyer, cmisun.-paor, ou the 2iiili of
Deeeasd leaves surviving Mm tliree
liriMQ Mllil ftv.l 1 '.in rrt. f .... . .
- w.-. n::u . very
luvge circle of kindred nnd friend-; to'
i.unont his de ith. Ti.e only member t.f
his father's family, known to pi;-vr,fl
bin: is Mr. James A, Bovd, of the lili
lft iifr:',i,l li, 1. T.,.. . .....
..I., Milium in tl.l" 1 Ul I '. Mt I11H
graveyard on Sabbath, th? U.i Uw.
by the side of l.i.i deceased wife xud hid
sister Xancy, after a; very iuipressivo
funeral service, coiutui tcd by licv. T.
J. Lamar, his Pastor. .
List of Dead Letters in Maryvilh
Post Office, Jan. 13, 1SS3 :
Ibown, J. A.
Foster, Merit y
Moore, Vr. Wesley
Newsan. lU-v. Jauiea
Mu art, Ceoriro
w. ii, Kibk, p. r.
One Idler held for postage a!. P. 0.
ltlres3"d to Waldei. ,fc Stone, Cm-
Kcal Estate Transfers.
Laniol Rasar lo Wm. Wu'kor, 23
AV'ni. Walker l0 E. M. Alexander,
100 acres, $0(U
Caroline Henry to J. A, Goddard,
house and lot, $hiO.
W. B. Scott, Sr., toP. M. Bartletl,
house and lot, U'loO.
R. F. Walker to J. L. Singleton,
house and lot, -f.2.0.
II. S. Callett to J. C. Rogers, 150
The following marriage license las
boon issued since onr last issue :
G. R. Emert toM. (. Emcrt.
Send us the iiev. s from each
triet in tho county.
Muryilie rtlaihet Xiejxa
coi:i!Ef ri;: vi;ki."!,v ny
purgei;, UOOO & CO.,
Jn ALKI.a IN OKVMf.li. xif..-i . x:
Wheat, Dor bushel - . e ,
Corn, per bushel - - r
Flour, per sack 4 1. 3
Bacon, per pound -
Lard, per pound - -
Butler, per pound jn
Eggs, er doiien
Spring' Chickens, per Hi
Feathers, goon', per pound, -
mixed, per pofftid,
Beeswax, per pound
Cotton, per pound
Rags, cotton, per pound
Tnllmv, per pound .
Wool, per pound - -
Sorghum, per gallon
JJrieit Peaches, halves 53
. ' t , quarter $ lb
App,e?, per pound
' Blackberries, per pound
Pea, per bushel' 1 . . .. 1
UWSON McGHCfj LI3RARY