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WRONIGLE. THE TENNESSEE TIMES CROSS VILLE CHRONICLE CONSOLIDATED 1835 VOL. XXXV CROSSVILLE, TENNESSEE, WEDNESDAY, May n, 1921. No. iq. NEW SECRET SOCIETY MORE MOONSHINERS CAUGHT ABOUT CITY SCHOOL BONDS PAY YOUR TAXES NOW i PLEASANT HILL ACADEMY ACT ' I : Effort t0 Be Made to Place Them Provisions of the New Law Briefly J Gives to the Academy $1,500 Under Being Launched by Senator George W. Poague, GraysTille; Embraces Insurance Feature. Senator George W. Poague has been in Crossvill'e for a few days in the in terest of a new fraternal and insur ance secret organization for which he obtained a charter from the state at the last session of the legislature. He is arranging to have the ritual printed at this office. The organi zation embraces the period of the fall of the pagan power and the rise of Christianity in the time of Constan tine. It i ssecret and the ritual con tainesmucti that is amusing as well as sublime. The name of the organi zation is the ".Knights and Ladies Or der of the Red Cross." As the name implies, the order is intended to ad mit both ladies and gentlemen and both are eligible to obtain the bene fits of the insurance feature. On the whole it is a very attractive proposition, both fraternally and in 'an insurance way. vThose who feel they might be interested will do well to see Senator Poague, who is stop ping at the Commercial, Marvin McBride a ad Son "Caught in the Act" by Marshal Liles and Dock Scott. v BI8 TIMBER DEAL Geo. N. Welch and Others Purchase 56,000 Acres in. Warren County And Will Develop. " J. M. Reading was over from Mon terey the first of the week looking after his farm property two miles east of town. He plans to dispose of his prcprty in Montrey and move to his farm here a little later. He informed us that Former Rail road Commissioner Geo. N. Welch, of Nashville, and Ne wYork parties have purchased 56,000 acres of timber land in Warren county and will prepare to market the staves, ties and lumber from the tract. The yplan to spend the neit twelve months building four miles of rail road, building houses and getting saw mills located at differen tpoints on the tract in anticipation of active devel opment work at the earliest moment market conditions will justify. Friday Marshal Liles and Dock Scott arrested Marvin McBride and his son, Clifton, aged 19 years, in the act of setting up a still. The arrest was made about seven miles west of Crossville. They were taken to Cooke ville and lodged in jail until Sunday, when they succeeded in making bond, The officers secured a 30-gallon copper still and worm and destroyed five barrels of still beer. It is report ed that McBride said if the officers had onl ylet him alone for one more day he would have had his supply of raw material worked up and have been gone. That shows how rapidly the work can be done and accounts to some extent for the difficulty in ar resting those who actually make the stuff. Marshal Lifes and Revenue Office Dock Scott, Henry Turner and other revenue officers have destroyed seven stills and captured seven men in the past thirty days. Not such a bad re cord. Sheriff Walker. Also Busy. Sunday Sheriff Walker and his dep uty, Deet, Adams, of Crab Orchard destroyed a still outfit near the road leading from Goodstock o Crab Or chard. They destroyed numerous buckets and barrels and 120 gallons of still beer. Plain paths leadng in the direction of certain houses not far distant ten- dede to cast- suspicion upon certain parties, but no arrests were made The still furnace seemed not to have been in use for a few days, but indi cations were that it would have been put into commission in a few days had not Sheriff Walker and his deputy destroyed it. With Citizens of the County at Once Explained; Better Not Delay Too Long. Human Gambling Tools. A set of small dice supposed to have j seen Cut irora me moiar rceui vi u no torious French criminal and profes sional gambler, who died by the guil lotine, together with a dice-box made prom a toughened piece of bis skin, Iras one of the curios disposed of by ft Paris curio dealer. And There Be Others, Too. "Abm dooly thankul." said Rastua Johnsing "dat de good Lord ain't en forcing dp iw now as he wonst dona agin dat man Ananias." ADAMS FORD. My Car and the Night While driving my car through the stormy night, my Uttle boy's head falls against my shoulder. i He sleeps, and a great surge of emo tion rises In me. When I saw him at play, when I heard his merriment, no such Intimate tenderness overflowed my heart. Now, though I only feel tbe light pressure of his small body In the dark, how keenly I realize my father hood. What a gladness it Is I I am made strong by his weakness. Tes, I am strong. I am proud of my strength to struggle, and some times to win. But wherv in my turn, I shall grow weary and fall asleep on the shoulder. I wonder, shall I, too, Inspire the Great Tenderness? I wonder Who or What drives the Car through the Darkness? Edmund Vance Cook in Leslie's. Judge C. E. Snodgrass is having some work done prospecting for coal near here. Sunday School is reported to be progressing nicely at Sl'ate Springs. Judge C. E. Snodgrass delivered an interesting sermon at Mill Creek, Wednesday and Thursday nights of last week. Rev. John Wody filled his regular appointment at Mill Creek Sunday. Fleming Wilson was the guest of Miss Ida Barnwell Sunday. ' Maynard Rutherford, who has been ,at Maryville for several weeks taking medical treatment, has returned home and has been quite sick for several days, but is better at tthis writing. Miss Pearl Adams has been sick but is better at present. Melvin Adams went to Crossvill'e Saturday. Bunk Gos"S, who has been confined to his room from a knife wound, is reported to be improving rapidly. Mrs. Zack Goss was visiting her sis ter, Mrs. Jesse Adams Sunday. Judge Snodgrass preached at Slate Springs Friday night. May 4- Daisy- Explains Firefly's Light. A Princeton physiologist is said to haVe solved the problem of the fire fly's light. The chemistry of the process is difficult enough. In effect, tbe luminous substance burns In oxygen like any fuel, only Instead of forming carbon dioxide and water, as other ruminants do, the products of the combustion are of such a nature that when allowed to stand away from air, they change back Into the original substance, and are ready to be burned again. The experimenter obtained the "light without heat" in a test tube, which giowea when skaken. The city council held its regular This week we are publishing the list monthly meeting Friday night and o delinquent taxpayers in conformity handled the usuar routine of business . . . . ... . , Wlth the provisions of the new tax along with a hurried accounting of r the work done "in surfacing Main law enacted hV the last legislature, street, i Heretofore it has been- the custom The question of selling the bonds, for the Trustee to advertise the delin authorized for building the new school, quent taxes for three wttks an(i the nouse tor me city was u. - ,e a)1 that reBlained unpaid. ter an extenaea consiuerawuu u was Such tracts as wpi-p hirl in ftv tPis cfitn decided to make an effort to sell the; wou,d be he,d jn the office of the Ck bonds to our own people. cuit CoUft Clerk subje redemD. Since the last legislature exempted tion any time within two years. Pav-' municipal bonds from taxes, such j nieut had to include certain costs and j $,soo to the American Missionary Certain Clearly Defined Conditions. Herewith we publish the act author izing Cumberland county to pay to the American Missionary Association for the benefit of Pleasant Hill Acad emy the sum of $1500 in five equal payments. Each payment to, be made when the Association shows that they, have spent $20,000 in betterments for the school each year for five years. Chapter 308. SENATE BILL NO. 394. AN ACT to enable, authorize and em- r 1 . . . cuniDcniinu county to donate- bonds have become one of the very best sources of investment open to persons having idle money. Numer ous . persons in the county have amounts ranging from a few hundred dollars to several thousand dollars deposited in the local bank. On those amounts the owner receives four per cent and pays taxes of $2.50 or more on the hundred, which leaves him about $1.50 or less net profit. The op portunity is now at hand for those oersons to buy Crossville school bonds, that bear six percent interest, and have to pay no taxes on the bonds That means that the holder of the bonds will receive $6.00 a year net on every $100 he may have invested in these school bonds, whereas the mon- y he has on time deposit with the bank only nets him $1.50 or less, after all taxes are paid. ' Such an investment should prove very attractive to those naving money to invest. The city board felt that when the true situation becomes known the school bonds will readily find purchasers. In view of the splendid service ren dered by Deputy Revenue Officer Dock Scott during the past 30 days the board decided to employ him for another month at least The board was also well pleased with the services rendered by Mar- hal Liles. penalties Different Under New Law Under the new law the trustee doej not sell the delinquent property but turns over to the Comptroller of the State the entire list. After Januaryi next, suits will be filed in the Chan cery Court by the state against each delinquent and the property will be sold to the highest bidder, in bar of equity of redemption That means that you will have until' next January to pay, but after June 1 a penalty of five percent must be added by the trustee, in case any ae linquent wishes to pay and avoid the cost of advertising after January-, next. Better make a special effort to pay before June 1 and save the five percent, WORK OF ITALIAN ARTISTS Men of Genius Engaged- to Decorate the Capitol In the City of Washington, Good Humor comes First. Honest good humor Is the oil nni hip of a merry meeting, and then no jovial companionship en.mil t, lit where the Jokesare rather sum' nr! tlio laughter nhtmrlnnt. Wiisli itri on Irving. CHINA RELIEF FUND Women a Big Success at Banking. The business of banking, which, until a few years ago was an almost exclusively masculine field, Is open ing Its doors with astounding rapidity to women. In the city of Boston alone, more than one thousand women are em ployed by banks either as expert clerks or in other responsible posi tions. Accuracy and attention to detail are two of the most Important fac tors in banking, and men bankers say women seem to be peculiarly efficient In these two lines. Committees Appointed from Each of ' the Churches to Canvass for Funds. From May 1st to May 15th lias been esignated for relief work for the millions of Chinese who are starving ecause of crop failure, and the com mittee appointed by Governor Taylor as placed a quota of $150.00 to be raised in Cumberland County for this purpose. The churches of Crossville have ap pointed the following committees to canvass their respective membership: M. E. Church South, Mrs. Mary Bil brey, Mrs. Starnes; M. E- Church, Mrs P. V. Widener, Miss Helen Dick on; Christain Church, Mrs, S. W. Potter, Mrs. G. E. Harrison; Baptist Church, Miss Hazel Burnett, Miss Nelle McCartt ;Congregational Church Mrs A. L. Garrison. Mrs. F. A. Mc Cartt. After the church canvass has been completed a committee will call upon the other residents of the community to aid in raising the funds which are so greatly needed to feed the suf fering ones of a distant land who are dependent upon the liberality of the American people to save the 5,000,000 starving of China. Hunger is hunger, whether at our door or 6,000 miles away, and we hope and befeive that our people will' cheerfully respond to this appeal. $1.00 will save a life for one month $2.00 will save a life until the harvest. Most of the decorations In tbe cap! tol at Washington are tbe work of Italian artists, according to an article by Professor Enrico Sartorlo, in an Italian magazine published In New York. Tbe dome was djecorated by a young Italian painter, Pletro Bonanl, who had previously worked In Rome and Carrara, and who died in 1810, short ly after the completion of his work in Washington. The cast of the statue of liberty was done by Causlcl, who died before he could put it into mar ble, and the spread eagle under the statue was carved by another Italian, ValapertI, As the hall of representatives neared completion In 1806 Giuseppe Franzont and Giovanni Andrei, sculp tors, were brought over from Italy. The former was skilled in figures and the latter In decorative sculpture, but their work was destroyed when the capltol was burned by the British dur ing the War of 1812. When work was resumed, Andrei was sent to Italy to engage sculptors proficient". In model ing figures, and it was probably then that Francisco Tnrdella nnd Carlo PrunznnI, brother of Giuseppe, were engaged. The clock in Statuary hall was begun by Franzoni and completed by Iardellu. As the capltol ncured completion a larger number of artists was needed, and most of them were brought over from Italy. It wns then, In 1823, that Enrico Cnuslcl and Antonio Capelano, pupils of Cnnova, arrived. The sculp tured portraits of Columbus, Raleigh, Cabot and LaSnlle, and the groups I representing tlie lundlng of the Pil grims, Pocahontas rescuing Capt. John Smith, and some others are by them. ValapertI, who was a man of some prominence in his profession, also came over at this time. In 1826, Luigl Persico arrived in Washington. The large allegorical group iu the portico of the rotunda Is his and also the statues of War and Peace on either side of the doorway. At the foot of the west stairway there Is a bronze bust of a Chippewa chief by VIncentl. There are also many frescoes by Constantino Brumldl and some by Castignl, the two having been employed together on the large fresco on the rotunda, Illustrating In psoudo rellef the periods In the history of the continent. Brumidi, who painted many of the frescoes In the Vatican at Rome, as well as In the capltol in Washington, came to America in 1849. In 1853 he became a citizen, and In 1850 be was entrusted with the deco ration of the capltol. Association to be used at Pleasant Hill, in said county, for School pur poses, to be paid in five annual in stallments. Whereas, the American Missionary Association is running a School, at Pleasant Hill, in Cumber land County, Tennessee, and is de sirous of expending a large sum of money in making improvements for the said school, which school is considered a public benefit to said county; and, whereas, the County Court of said County, .at its July term, ioio.passed the following or der. It is hereby ordered by the Quo rum Court of Cumberland county, Tennessee, That the trustee of said county is hereby authorized upon warrant of the County Judge and directed to pay to the American Missionary association for use in .said county the sum of Fifteen Hun- , dred Dollars in five annual instil ments of Three Hundred Collars each, provided and only on condi tion that the said American Mission ary Association expend One Hun dred Thousand Dollars in the im provement of the school now situ ated at Pleasant Hill, in said county; and further provided, that this ex penditure by the County of Cumber land is duly authorized by the leg islature of the State of Tennessee, in either Special or Regular Session, Therefore, SECTION 1. Be it enacted by the ' General Assembly of the State of Tennessee, That Cumberland County be hereby enabled, empowered, and authorized to make the appropriation n accordance with the above order of the County Court, an installment of $300 to be paid each year upon satisfactory evidence to the County Judge and County Trustee that said association has expended $20,000 the previous year i naccordance with said order of the County Court. SECTION 2. Be it further enact ed, That this Act take effect from and after its passage, the public wel'fare requiring it. Passed February 11, 1921. W. W. BOND, Speaker of the Senate. ANDREW L. TODD, Speaker of the House of Representa tives. A. A. TAYLOR, Governor. Approved 3-8-21. Stockholders Must Be Natives. Stockholders In private banks la Sweden must be natives of Sweden. .Bad Luck to Owe Money. The nallbul fishermen of the Pacific have n reputation for honesty. They Invariably pay all their bills before starting on a flshtng expedition. They regard It as bad luck to leave any un paid accounts behind. These men do not work for wages. They pay all ex penses for their equipment and then share the proceeds of the trip. Flexible Stone. The Engineering Gazette states that a slab of sandstone, cut from a small ledge in a creek bottom, now in the. possession of J. T. Miller, Oregon, has the quality of flexibility, and can be bent and twisted by slight pressure from the bands. It Is added that geol ogists are unable to explain tbe ln gnlar property of tbe stone.