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Tlntrsdm, July 24, 1884.
The "Oazrtte" is piihlishcil every Thursday.
at tlie Publishing Othrcs, Central Avenue,
Rugby, Morgan County, Tenn.
TLitpnper ib entered at the Fost-oflice nt
Rugby, Tenn., as second-class niail matter.
All business correspondence should be ad
dressed to the Publisher,
Cotmtv and General Intrlliirenee from the
whole pii-trict. and notices of local events will
he most thankfully received.
Correspondence on topics of interest is in
vited. '1 lie name and address of the writer
must accompany all communications, it tor
All communications for the Editor to be
Thomas Far win,
Bugbyi Morgan Co., Tenn.
NOTES AND COHlfENTl
The post offico here, on Monday, com
menced to issue money orders and Pos
Mr. James Milinow' has sold to Mr.
Sturgiss, of Boston, 100 acres of his
land at West Rugby.
' rending certain nrangements of the
new pro rietors, the Plateau Gazette
. will not bo issued next week.
Knoxville is to have a now weekly
pnper, from August 1st., published by
Mr. Edward M. Ileal, of Memphis.
Mr. Kries, the county Trustee, was
over from Wartbnrg, with Mr. K H.
Dunning, of the Sunbriglit Dispatch, on
The Powell's Valley Sentinel was sus
pended recently for two weeks to give
tho proprietor time to harvest his wheat
The area of the coal-field of Tennessee
is 5,100 square miles, and takes in
every inch of the Cumberland Plat
eau. , "
Mr., and Mrs. Peck, who have resided
in Rugby for some months, and made
a largo circle of friends, have removed
to Buffalo, N. Y.
Trofessor and Madame Weithoff, of
Cincinnati, have been staying at the
Tabard, and hope to be successful in
forming a dancing class.
Mr, and Mrs. Brereton have accom
panied Mr. and Mrs Peck to Buffalo
N. Y. to spend the remainder of the
Bummer in that city.
Mr. York has resigned his position
as keeper of the Board of Aid's gate on
the Bugby road, and Mr. Newman will
in future occupy tho post.
A thirty years resident of Fentress
county says he has never known so many
drummers iu the county as are there
now, and have been lately.
Mr Crave Duncan has moved to
Ilellenwood, where ho will open a gen
eral store. Three saw mills are now iu
operatioii in that neighborhood.
With this week's issue of the Plat
eau (Jazktte wo vacate the editor's
chair, acknowledging tho forbearance
that has invariably been shown us.
Almost every farm in East Ten
nessee has runuing water upon it, and
no' where on the Cumberland plateau
need ws go many rods without finding
The Cumberland plateau gives the
most perfect freedom from aguo and
malarial fevers. The sections in this
country of which the same can be said
are very few.
Mr. Alfred Marland, of Tittsburg,
Pa., has joined Mrs. Marland and
family, who have been spending the
summer in their pretty cpttago on
Tho receipts of local postage at Chat
tanooga arc larger than in auy city of
25,000 inhabitants iu tho United
States. They aggregate nearly $300
per month. Chattauooga Times.
Four years ago there were only three
or four marble quarries in East Ten
nessee, now there arc over thirty. The
exportation of marbles is said to exejed
in valuo that of coal, and will very
noon approximate to that of iron.
Mr. "William Cannon, of Loiutuu
county, iu the TenneBsea valley, recent
ly threshed 730 bushels of wheat from
the growth of 16 acres, or over 45 J
bushela per neve.
The Rugby Union Sunday School
hits long been one of th? most success
ful institutions of, the vjllugc, find i(
well nt tended. Lust Sunday, however,
M r. Tucker tells us, tho attendance was
the largest that has been this year.
Dr. Edward Everett Hale snys tl a
t ho American system of common
school education is, on the whole, the
only system which has ever been
proven to be a real success.
The Chattanooga Commercial is an
excellent weekly journal, and judging
from its advertising columns must be
an excellent one to its proprietors.
Our old typo T. J. Davie, plainly shows
his hand in the first-class "display" ol
tho "ads," of which work ho' is a
Mr. F. C. Fisher has returned from
a weeks visit to tho far famed Sequat
chie Valley. Leaving Chattanooga with
Captain AVoodburn, the first days drive
was up Walden's l'idge to the new
hotel at Fairmount, much patronised
this hot weather. Next day a longei
drive was made to Duulap and Pike-
ville in the Valley, and at the latter
pretty little town n pleasant week was
spent among the farms and gardens ol
a country still rich in agricultural pro
duct ions, but showing signs that even
a naturally rich soil will not always
unaided yield its increase.
Chattanooga is a favorito stopping
place lor oldtime soldiers, and many
are tho tourists who now wulk over the
fruitful and peaceful fields around
that busy center, and hunt up familiar
laud-marks where-on they, twenty years
ago, sped the bullet, the cannon bal
and the bayonet on their red way.
The following mineral springs in
East Tennessee are more or less patron
iscd by invalids and other visitors
Tate's, Montvalo, White Cliff, Lea's,
Austin's, Oliver's, Rhea Springs.
According to an Oriental legend "A
Dervish, travelling over the desert,
met tho Cholera, to whom he said.
'Where- are you troiugT The Cholera
replied, 'I'm going to Bagdad, to kil
20,000.' Some time . afterwards th
same Dervish met the cholera return
ing, and said, 'You vagabond, you
killed 90,000.' 'No, no,' said the Ch
olera. 'I killed 20,000; fear killed the
Meat ires of cleanliness taken be
forehand are of far more importance
for the protection of a community
against cholera than removal or disin
fection of filth after the disease Las
actually made its appearance.
We are informed that the case of
Fielder vs. The Board of Aid is set
for to-morrow(Friday)before the Federal
Court at Kuoxville.
There are about 1,500 Cherokee In
dians in Swaim County, North Caro
lina. The Yellow Hill High School,
under the auspices of the Society of
Friends, with good buildings and lib
eral instruction, was established for
There is a strong feeling in various
portions of the United States iu favor of
the total abolition of fences. It is sta
ted the cost of tho maintenance of
fences annually in this country is not
far short of $80,000,000, a pretty snug
sum if it might be saved to the farmers.
It is estimated that there 6,000,000
miles of fencing in all this nation.
Among Euglish judges and barris
ters there lias always been a strong
prejudice against wearing hair on the
face, and until within the last few years
it would have been impossible to find a
barrister with a moustache, and we be
lieve no English judge for some cen
turies has adopted this natural hirsute
Two excelleut and timely papers
have just been issued by the Tennessee
State Board of Health, severally en
titled, "The Cholera, and How to
Prevent It." and "Memorandum Ad
dressed to Local Authorities, etc.
Should wo be visited by tho scourge
now somewhat threatening us, tho
advice, if acted up to and with prompt
ness, given by the Board in these
papers, would be found about all that
was sufficient so far as localising cases
and destroying thp g'-rms of disease
Four Lii'.- aIoA - j
With hopes and with fears we sent them forth,
And they wintereu"'the're in the frozen north-'
Two winters they spent in the Arctic cone.
Where slowly they perished, aud one by one;
But surely we ought to bo well content,
As toward tho polo our explorers went,
And they marked the exploration line
Four miles abend.
Oh! but the record is wondrous fine,
With nineteen dead, '
How many is that to the mile? Hold on!
I'he record is made and the work is done.
Though most of them perished along the track,
We ought to be thunkful that six came back.
Of course wo, must count upon toil and pain;
But think of the record and think of the gain!
We havo passed beyond the British mark,
Four miles ahead!
And hero and yonder are cold and stark
Our nineteen dead.
Where is the man who made tho mnrkP
furn over the leaf that page is dark.
He made it that's glory enough for him,
Though cold is his flesh and his eyes are dim.
ome lives must be offered for such a gain,
And think oti our right to be proud and vain.
He has planted our Hug on the northward
Four miles ahead!
Well, let us be thankful that six came back.
And (Jod help the dead!
N. Y. Sun.
The growth of the South is iihenon i
nal in all its aspects, and especially is
it so when we lcfleet that it is all the
product of twenty years. The victoiies
of peace are much more than tlmsc of
war and tne South is fast reaping tl ose
victories and appropriating to i self
their best "results Ihe mines, ores
water-power and timb r of thcSou: h are
all combining to pour wealth, - lavish
inexhaustible wealth into tier lap. Be
fore the war the Sout h w as a consumer,
now she is a producer, then she sold
her cotton and bought every tiling else,
now sho produces everything she wants.
Build a wall around Tennessee and all
she needs even of luxuries she has w ith
in her own limits. Nashville Artisan.
A Uepublicau Convention was lieldh
at Wartburg, 12th inst, to nominate n
gentleman for the olHce of Attorney
General of the ICth Juditid circuit.
The choico it? 1 1 upon lion. H. B. Lind
say, of Scott County, well spoken of us
a young man of i b ity and characU ,
We had the pleasure of a visit fron.
Mr. Lindsay yesterday, who is energet
ically engaged on a" trip among bis sup
porters, and reports an cnthusiahin that
must be most encouraging to his can
didature. It is said that Pythianism is. exper
ieiicin a remarkable uwakcnhiir, ii
leuuessee. -bmoe January loth, .kucJiv ;
teen new lodges have been instituted in
this State, and tho membership increa
ed 25 per cent., numbering now, G0U.
The forests of East Tennessee are
prolific of ivy, and annually yield thou
sands of dollars worth of roots, which
are shipped North to be made into door
knobs, bureau kii ibs, fiin veneering,
inlaid work ic. Tho roots delivered at
tho railway stations are bought by dea
lers at gll to 812 per ton. The de
mand is great and the supply iu the
mountains seems unlimited.
It is not likely tho change of gauge
will be made on the Queen and Cres
cent route this summer, owing to tho
great pressure of business, but when it
is undertaken next year it will, in all
ikelihood, bo done within tweuty-four
Buck'aMill.onClcar Fork river, was built
about eight years ago, tlie "boys" from
all the country side lending a band.
It has been largely used as a grist mill,
but the dam is now considerably out of
repair, the heavy rains having washed
some twenty feet of lumber away.
In many parts of Japan the 6choul
buildings are models of good construc
tion, lighting, and ventilation. The
course of instruction in the cornmm
school includes reading, writing arith
metic, history, geography natural
science, singing, and receutly gymnas
tics. CliattanoQga has shipped, since
June, over 250,000 pounds of tom
atoes, and about the same quantity
of blackberries.. Two firms at Tyner's
Station, near tho city, have shipped
of blackberries about 20,000 gal
We are authorized to announce S. II
Statles, a candidate tor the office of Attor
tiey-General of the Sixteenth Judicial Circuit
to fill the vacancy occasioned by the death of
lion. John M. D. Mitchell.
Election 7th August, 1881.
I ITS: All I its stopped free by Dr. Klino'
Great Nerve Restorer. No Fits after first
dav's usp. Marvelous cures. Treatise and
$2.00 trial bottle free to Fit cases," Send to
' Dr. Kline, Ml Arch St. Philadelphia, r,
Wartburg, Tenn., July 12, '84.
Editor .Gazette,: -Tho " " llepub-
lican convention for the ICth
Judicial District met hero to-day
according to call of the various
county committees when tho follow
ing business was transacted.
, S. F. Teters, of Morgan, was el
ected chairman, and J. M. Carter,
. Nomination for District Attorney
being weU'in order,' M. F. Caldwell.
Esq., nominated II. B. Lindsay,
Esq., of Scott, which was seconded
by Sam Brown.Esq., of Cumberland,
and Goo. W. Conatser of Fentress.
The vote was taken and ho was
n miinated without opposition.
On motion the chair appointed
Geo. W. Conatser, the stalwart
Republican of Fentress, the truest
trojan of "the mountains, to notify
Mr. Lindsay of his nomination and
conduct him to the hall. Mr. Lind
say was greeted with applause and
made a telling speech, which for
pith and point and clever hits on
Democracy is rarely excelled. His
address was received throughout
with much enthusiasm
The following resolutions were
Resolved,) That we fully endorse
the action of the Chicago and Nash
ville Republican Conventions, and
'pledge our furl support to Blaine
and Logan, Ileid, llouk, and Lind
Resolved, (2) As the time is short
it is the duty of every Republican
to go to work at once to secure the
election of the lion. II. B. Lindsay,
I ' i 1 1 , .'fill 1 ninliA1miniif nwnM'A.pi -.
Republicanism, and for years the
- , - ., . . i n n
most earnest worker in his party s
cause, winning thereby the first
Republican victory , of the campaign
Resolved, (3) That the proceedings
uf tins convention bo published in
the Lenublieau Chronicle,' Chatta
'r.ooga Commercial, Sunbriglit Dis
patch and Plateau Gazette.
v . - .
Tho Land of
Many Crops and Big Profits,
Fine Climate, Good Water, Rich
Soil, Markets, Game,
Arkansas challenges comparison for Fruits,
Wheat, Corn, Grasses, Cotton, Wool, etc.
COME AND SEE.
Figure on prices of lnd in Arkansas, the
products per acre and their marketing, liaise
early crops. Uet large prices. Figure on the
days of out-door labor, clothing and food ; then
contrast the stock-feeding in the North.
Figure on constant employment. Kind that
sensible and careful people are healthy. Learn
of good seasons, tine climate aud favorable
showers. . . i
Don't "guess" that "wheat of the prairies"
vill profit you. but know that a variety of
crops insures a home market,
N.li. There is an important movement of
people from t he Northern to Southern latitudes,
caused bv advantages. Don't neglect it. Let
facts overcome prejudice. Come and see, or
LITTLE ROCK, ARKANSAS.
J. A. DIMLING.
Horse Shoeiny a Speciality ! !
Shop ou Central Avenue, 11UGBY, TENN".
for tho supply of 1'uro and Genuine Drags and
Chemicals- In seeking the support of the
public the l'ropriotor fools ho may refer witli con
fidence to an experience of twenty years in all
branches of tho business. N paina will be
spared to ensure purity and accuracy in the
manufacture of Pharmaceutical Preparations,
whilst in tho compounding of Physicians' Pre.
Rcriplious and Family Recipes the greatest
care will invariably bo observed. (
Tho following PATENT MEDICINES of
repute, aro kept in stock, but any articlo not
mentioned will bo procured, if wanted, with an
ttlo delay iih pomiblo, and without extra charge
to the purchaser :
Ayor's Cherry Toctoral
M. Lane's I'illg
St. Jacob's Oil
Sway no's Ointment
Warner's Liver Curo
Thompson' Eve Water
I'ctitt Eve Salvo
II nil's Hamain
iiayne a hxnoctoraut
Davis' Puin Killer
Radwii.y's Heady Kcliof
Alleock s Planters
Ac, &e., ic
London jUarmalado, Cocoa, lloyal Making
Limo Juice, Nelson's Gelatine. Cooner',
IsinL'lass, Worcester Sauefc, Dates, Fiirs. Cocoa
Nuts, Brazil Note, Peccan, Sweet and Bitter
A lmonds, Extracts of Almonds, Lemon, Vanilla,
Cinuamou, &o., Ac., Coffee, Popper, Vinegar,
Arrowroot, Cross fc Hliuskwoll's Picalilli, Cloves,
Oiugor, S.c., io.
.4 raWeJ furfc hyit of the ln:4 an-l leading
wyit'Urttaf in iuo.it families.
MarMng Infc (Pardon's), Blacik lufe (Pardon's),
Soaps (Cologate'g & Eastman's), Kay's Comcnt.
Hose Tooth Powder, Camphorated Chalk, Tooth
Hrnshes (Ijondon made), Hair Brushes and
Combs, Tooth Paste (Pardon's).
Calvert's Carbolio Soap, Cold Cream (Par
don's), Glycerine,. Absorbent Cotton, Davidson'
Syringes, Itoso Water, Eau de Cologne, Assorted
Perfumes, Camphor and (ilvcerine Cakes,
Nursery liottlcs, Face Powder, Violet or Nursen
Powder, Mncilage (Pardon's), Insect Powder,
Rough on Rats, W.C. Paper, Essence of Ginger.
Limo Juice and Glycerine, Pomatum, Vaseline.
Plato Powder, Court Plaster, Coated Tills of al:
Kinds, Coloured Inks, Puff Boxes, Puffs.
Smolling Bc.ttlcs, Ac., &o.
jp Only tho best and most approved brands
Pipes, Pouches, Cigar and Cigarctto Papers, &o.
OILS AND PAINTS
OF EVE11Y KIND,
Putty, French Whiting, Varnishes, Taint
Brushes, Gluo, 4e., Ac.
Of Good Quality and Variety.
TOYS & CHILDREN'S
Ordiri by jmt will lie primilly attrwled to, and
dupatclicd al tlie Jint niortnnity.
CiT ' article not in itntk, eithrr directly ot
nulireetlg connected with the biuineu, will bi
procured tvitn at little delay at pouible.
THE RUGBY DRUG STORE
if HE1V0RIIAH5 0. KORTH EASTERN ;T a
il Vicksburg & Meridian J I
JOHfiSI OTT, KP. WILSON,
tmt. It Gent Mtnigtf. Gcn'IFuKiiguAtnt.
RU'HAKy CAKIIOM., H. COU.HR1K,
O.n'l Suiwiiuuukkot. Gea'l freight Af.nt.
Time Table, in Effect May 11, '34
Cincinnati n ml points North,
Lea. Ilugby ltoad
Arr. Somerset ,
,, 'Cincinnati ,
Arr. ltngliy Road
2: Ml p. m.
8:110 a. m.
11: 4(1 .
2: til p. m.
11:18 p. in.
8:50 p. 111.
2:21) n. iii.
Chattttinixwi. Wriiiinjfliiim. M'TMiim, Vlchsliurg '
New Origins and till points Smith:
Lea, ltugby Horn
" New Orleans
Lve. New Orleans
Arr. lfuebv Hoad
4:35 a. m
5:1 fi p. in,
2:3") n. in.
.11.) ii. m.
1(1:00 p. m
:20 a. m
7:15 p. m.
On the Cumberland Plateau,
. EAST TENNESSEE.
Settlement It years old, 12,000 acres of
hind sold chiefly to actual settlers. 73 families
already on the ground. Two hotels, two
stores. I'uht Olfice, daily mail. saw and shin
ir'e mill, new srhnoljiouwvall in active opera-
tinn in Ihe vil'aje. Survey of the Allnrdt
and Feut ess Count v Railroad, connecting
with the C. N. k T. V. U. 11., now being
m;!C NOW IS TH R HMK TO BUY I.ANI) Oil
vnr.uiK lots before general advance ol
I ri''cs t k 's place. Opening of the expensive
oal nil c near Allardt; iron manu'acturintf.,,
a d other industries will be established iii
connection with the Railroad.
Pamphlets and other particulars about
Col.my on application to
STEPHENS Z GERNT,
( Allardt, Fentress Co., Tenn.
OFFICES Forestville, Mich.
( Port Huron, Mich,
N. K. cor. 1 1th aud Plum Sis., Cin. O.
E. H. BOOTH,
LAND AGENT & SURVEYOR,
Examines and makes Abstracts of Titles, Pays
Taxes. A t. Parties owning hinds in Jlortmn and
adjoining counties would do woll to confer with
ARCHITECT AND BUILDER.
I am prepared to execute plans and under
take contracts at the lowest living prices,
CENTRAL AVENUE. UUHBV, TENN.
H. 6. UTTQN & CO.,
- SOMERSET, KY.
SOLID GOLD AND SILVER WATCHES,
RINGS, PINS, iic.
Twentt'one years at the bench.
Guarantees good work and satisfaction.
OF MORGAN COUNTY.
Abstracts of titles and paying taxes a
Surveys made and maps furnished.
Ofncb at the WARTBURG HOTEL,
WARTBURG. MORGAN CO.,
Of Kentucky ITiilTerxlty, Lexington, Ky.
HtwlFata eftn Iwtln tor tffUiT Id Wit w. No vvatinn.
Tim? to ooniplet the nil Diptou BiHom Conn boul 10
werki. Avrrkfte Tntnl Oou tnclwllng TtilMos. KrtM IlonkiB4
Board In fmllv.9'J0. Trlerrthy t aecla1tT, l.iuritrv Cmirni
trrr. Ltulitn recflvrd. A.OiW uecruful rdiiatr. Over WO
puidli ImI year from b lo 45 rrart of avn, from It fftatft.
trvrttoo U prarttrallr and IndUtdually Impartrd by lo trarHrt,
ttpMiat onurrt tuv frarhrr and Rmlnr Mm. rntvffullf
Mkma f irralM In It rraitnatci. Thli braatKHl rltv I WM4
fnr if kralttifalana and anrtct? . a ad U mm tfartian tUMma,
FmU 8tion trains $r. ff. r'orHrrtilRra nnl futl paritralar
ttUrtai iu Presideal, W I LULU K. SMITH. Uilactaa, kj.