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Chronici H vol. xxxy CROSSVILLE, TENNESSEE, WEDNESDAY, June i5 1921 No. 24. THE TENNESSEE TIMES 1; i ill CONSOLIDATED CROSSVILLE CHRONICLE I 1i STORE ROBBED AT PLATEAU Gee. Smith and Joe Randolph Arrest ed Sunday by Sheriff Walk, er Admit Guilt. Sunday night Geo. Smith, who cam to this county from Missouri about eight months ago, and Joe Randolph broke into the H. D. Blaylock store, at Plateau, about twelve miles north of Crossville, and stole two grips and filled them with goods from the stock, which is now in the hands of A. G. Tabor, as trustee. Sheriff Geo. W. Walker arrested them Sunday and secured a portion of the stolen goods which consisted of: Two suit cases, six pairs of shoes, overalls, jumpers, suits of clothes, tobacco, canned -goods, several scks of meal, and numerous other items. They were caught on the Alfred Baisley farm, about three miles from the store they had roobed. A day or; two previous they had stolen a .22 caliber gun and .38 cilber pistol from some parties in that section. At first they denied the crime, but Sheriff 'Walker began to fasten his case so strongly that they finally admitted having committed the crime and showed him where a portion of the goods were. Sheriff Walker brought them to town and lodged them in the county jail, where they will "likely remain until court convenes nert term as it is not likely they will make bond. ANOTHER STILL DESTROYED Emmett and Gaither Agee Found Sus piciously Near; Still Had Been In Use for Months. Wednesday of last week Dock Scott Constable Henry Turner, J. H .Henry, Clarence Turner and W. I. Barrenger raided a still near Fall Creek, about a mile and a half from the Leggitt farm. They secured a complete still out fit, except the worm. They destroyed about 200 gallons of still beer and se cured some new kegs that seemed never to have been used. Emmett and Gaither Agee were found a short distance from the still under suspicious circumstances, The sill outfit had been carefully secreted by having been set back into the hill, covered with tar roofing and otherwise arranged so asto make its discovery difficult. Water was con veyed from a spring wih 20 pieces of ron pipe 20 feet long. Conditions indicated that the still had been in op eration there for several months. holds the A. B. in education from the Missouri State Teacher's College, with a teacher's lite certificate. He was dean of the school of Bible study at Valparaiso University, Indiana, and later dean of the College of Liberal Arts of Ohio Northern University. The work of the academy for the coming school year opens September 6. Active preparations are being made for handling the large enroll men that is expected the coming year. WHEN THE FLAG GOES BY If, when the American flag goes by in formal procession, you do not raise your hat to it, nor otherwise re cognize its presence, you have done no harm to the flag. You have merely failed to recognize a fact greater than anything else in life, next to ex istence itself. The largest known rock salt depos it in the world is in a region 650 miles long by 50 to 150 miles wide in Kan sas, Oklahoma, Texas and New Mex ico. It is estimated to be of an aver age thickness of 200 feet. START A SUNDAY SCHOOL. This is the time of year when every community ought t0 maintain a Sun day School. The value of such effort for good is recognized everywhere. It is fun darhental to the safety of our reli gous and civil institutions. It builds up a community spirit, moulds friendships, and gives Instruc tion in the greatest of all books, the Bible. Its teachings are such as to counter act the evil influences of Bolshevism and all radical elements that would overthrow our government. Communities interested in the or ganization of new schools would do urlt tn Duritp in Vrv Tampe D Riir- l rA.i.j.t. m i: Rev. W. H. Trainum Will Direct Des. tun, unKuaic, x cuucaacc; 11 a v 111115 1 PLEASANT HILL Mr. Boyce has returned from a three-week's business trip to Michi gan. Mr. Beam and family have gone to their fafrm near Sparta for the sum mer. Bert Frey, who has been quite ill, is reported as improving. Jessie Edwards and her sister, Flo ra, have been ill but arc now better; but Mr. Edwards has taken their place on the' sick list. The Christain Endeavor Society held the first of its summer meetings Sunday night at the Academy. Mr. Trainum, our new Principal, presid- P l ailll ! tilt 111 Kf 1- ermL-A . I. - t County. How well our people have m. .. . , m. .... ... .. f ,, of .the various committees, and the met this obligation the following: con- .,:. . .. .. , . v 4. , , , " . amount we can accomplish in the way tributions, through the efforts of the n( annA 1; . ! hurches Sunday School, comm.ttees surmner. The toU ch and individuals will show, gmng u committees wcre appointed. Musi the grand total of $250.13. or 167 per Benton Cantre E Crowder; Lookout, Miss Essie Ed- CHINA RELIEF FUND REPORT Cumberland County Gives $250.13. Quota Was Placed at Only $150. Again Cumberland County has pro ven her loyalty to her Country, her ever ready heed to the call of suffering humanity, and should the famine of two years in northern China be ac cepted as a test to the Christain na tions of the world, she has been weighed and not found waning. The apportionment of $100,000 for the state was accepted by Governor Taylor, and the State Committee plac- J ed a; quota of $150. on Cumberland t cent of the allotment assigned us. CROSSVILLE Christain Church, $27.08 TELLING IT STRAIGHT. Said Dan McGann to a foreign man, who worked at the self-same bench : "Let me tell you this,", and for emphasis, he flourished a Stilson wrench. "Don't talk to me of your bourjoisee, don't open your mouth to speak Of your Socialists or your Anarchists, don't mention the Bolshiveek; For I've had enough of this foreign stuff, I'm sick as a man can be y Of the speech of hate, and I'm telling you straight that this is the land for me. "If you want to brag, just take that flag, and boast of its field of blue, An' praise the dead and the blood they shed for the peace of the likes of you. I'll hear no more," and he waved once more, his wrench in a forceful way, "Of the cunning creed of some -Russian breed,NI stand for the U. S. A. I'm done with your fads, and your wild eyed lads, don't flourish your rag o' red Where I can see, or at night there'll be tall candles around your bed. ' ' 1 , "So tip your hat to a flag like that ! Thank God for its stripes and stars I Thank God you're here where the roads are clear away from your kings and czars. I can't just say what I feel today, for I'm not a talkin man, But first and last I'm standin' fast for all that's American. So don't you speak of the Bolshiveek, it's sick of that stuff I am, One God, one Flag is the creed I brag ! I'm boostin' for UNCLE SAM." Selected. J NEW PRINCIPAL IMS ARRIVED Sunday school organizer for this ter ritory. Upon invitation Mr. Burton will be glad to visit any community and" help to organize a Sunday School There will be no obligation or ex pense to the local community. The object of the visit will be to set in motion Christain influences through the Sunday Schools. June 9 James D. Burton OZONE v ,Mr. and Mrs. John Kegley, of Knox ville are guests of Mrs. Lacy Smith this wek. Miss Dorie Silvers, of Dorton, spent a few days here last week. Mrs. Albert Roberts has returned, after spending a few days in Nashville visiting relatives. Charles Hutson has returned from Cookeville. Roscoe Stergis has returned to his home in Oliver Springs after spnding several weeks here. Mr. and Mrs. Ray Pass, of Isoline, are guests of her parents, Mr. and Mrs. W. B. Lewis. Quite a number of the men have gone to Wesborn to work, as the - mines have shut down here. . O. Lewis made a business trip to Rockwood last week. Mrs. Mary Parham has gone to Grasy Cove for a few days. Mrs. D. H. Hamby and daughters, Misses Blanch and Josephine, have gone to Sweetwater to make their home. June 13. Nameless. tinies of Pleasant Hill Acad emy This Year. The above is a likeness of the new principal of Pleasant Hill Academy, Rev. VVm. H. Trainum, who is to take the place of the late lamented Rev. E. R. Wharton. Rev. Trainum is a very pleasant gentleman and comes highly recommended for the work. 1 . vl i 'MA'S W1 If V -P.1 I.!'. I wards; Social, Miss Hassie Lee John son; Missionary, Miss Stella Elmore; Civic, Miss Frey. June 13. XX. TO CELEBRATE. JULY FOURTH. Crossville is making preparations for celebrating our national birtday in a befitting manner July fourth. When the arrangements are more nearly completed we shall give further de tails. ELECTION COMMISSIONERS At a meeting of the State Board of Election Commissioners at Nashville last week, county election commis sioners were named for several coun ties, .Cumberland county being among the number. Geo.' P. Burnett, G. W. Davenport and Litton T. Thurman were named for this county. THE MECCA WINES AP Rev. WM. H. TRAINUM, A. Mi, B.D. Principal, Pleasant Hill Academy. Rev. Trainum is a Northwestern man holding the A. M. degree from the Liberal Arts Department and the B. D. from Garrett Biblical Institute with three years additional work in the University of Chicago. He also. Rev. Willis Agee is preaching at Mt. Union this week. A number of young people from here wentt to Glade Creek Sunday, Miss Ida Brewer visited her grand father, At Sampson, last week. M. J. Siever was in Pikeville Sat urday. . Miss Violet Siever, who has been at home for a few days, has returned to her work at Crossville. Miss Emma Worthington, who has just returned home from Kansas Citty, Kas., visited her friend, Miss Delia Burgess Thursday. Mr. and Mrs. Dalt Mooneyham were the guests of his brother, Edd Mooneyham, and family Thursday. John Edmons, who has been, worse for the past week is better at this writing. Miss Clifty Brewer, from Crossville, has been visiting her uncle, Rev. L. M. Brewer, and family for the past week. June 11. Dixie. M. W. West has been doing carpen ter work for John Jones, near Obeds river four miles north of Crossville, for the past ten days. Mr. Jones is making extensive additions to his residence. We are in receipt of an invitation to the graduating exercises of the Army School of Nursing, Walter Ree General Hospital, Washington, D. C. Miss Elizabeth'March is one of the graduates. The exercises will be held tomorrow mornine at ten o'clock. It will be remembered that Miss March entered the government service about three years ago as a student nurse. She will doubtless arrive home in a short time. Baptist Church, $22.15 M. E. Church, South, $12.30 M. E. Church, 18.36 Congregational Church, $24.36- Citizens who are not identified with local churches, $31.60. CRAB ORCHARD Baptist Church, $6.00 Christain Church, $14.69 M. E. Church, South, $6.18. BIGLICK Sunday School $4.70 POMONA Sunday School, $12.50 PLEASANT HILL, $17.38. RANSOM-BENEDICT CAMP Sunday School, $12.50 PARHAM CHAPEL, $16.00. OZONE, $5.25. MAYLAND, $14.98. LANTANA, $4. 10. There has been reported the follow Ing which is not inclded in the above amounts : Mayland, $9.40 sent to the New York Congregational Home Mis sion ; Biglick, $3.50 sent to Headquarters. Saturday night "The Heart O' the Hills," featuring M arv Pickford, was shown at the Mecca. It brought out a large crowd and was immensely en joyed by every one present. On Wednesday a good five reel comedy drama will be shown, featur ing, Katherine McDonald. As every one knows, she is one of the best of Movie Stars and you can make no better use of your "tin" than by com ing to see this picture. We are installing electric fans, so it will be dilghtfully cool these hot nights. Don't forget to come. We Show high class pictures only. ' The opportunity for an education is worth more to any child than its vaun ted "birthright." County Committee In the name of Him who has said that "inasmuch as you have done it hnto one of the least of these, my brethren, you have done it unto me," we desire to express our appreciation of the valiant work done by the com mittees and to every one who has so cheerfully contributed to this relief for suffering humanity. . Mrs. Chas. Comstock, J. W. Dorton Geo. P. Burnett Committee. District Director .. Cumberland county is the first one made director of to raise the quota made direcor of to raise the quotta Tennessee as a whole spends lesk than five dollars a child each year for education. How much are you spend ing on your child. It is an inescapable fact that there is less crime among educated people than among uneducated. suggested by the state committee, and remit to the treasurer of the Chi na Famine Fund. It is a great pleasure to me to ex press my hearty appreciation, to the churches, Sunday schools and indi viduals for their generous contribu tions to the suffering. Credit is due Mrs. Dollie M. Corn stock, chairman, for the very earnest and methodical manner in, which she presented the cause to' the people. Associated with her was J. W. Dorton and G. P. Burnett, who rendered very ' valuable service. I feel that we wouM be'ungraeful if we did not extend to the Chronicle, expressions of grati tude for the valuable space tendered the committee on publicity. S. A. D. Smith.