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Grossville Chronicle.
Crossviile Times 1S86
Tennessee. Times 1889
Cross vilk- Sentinel i8go
Crossviile Chronicle ...i 1894
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Circuit Court First Monday in
February, June and October.
Chancery Court Fourth Monday in
February and August
County Court Quarterly Term, con
venes second Monday in January,
April, Jufy and October.
Wednesday, June 29, 1921.
The Virgin Islands, Uncle Sam's lat
est purchase from Holland, grows the
-yery finest , sea island cotton, which
the boll weevil Jias almost driven from
this country.
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fill Be Royally Celebrated at
The only redeeming feature about
the election of Sam "Gompers to again
head the American Federation of La
bor is that Lewis was defeated.' Gom
pers is entirely too bad but Lewis is
Last week we reveived from some
friend at Crab Orchard an account of
' Ihe burning of the D. M. Wheeler barn
It did not arrive until the Tuesday af
ternoon mail, which would have beer
too late for us to use last week. As
it chanced, however, we had secured
the facts substantially as written ana
had it already in type. We are grate
ful to that friends for his kindness,
but there are two points that he miss
ed. In the first place such matter
should be sent to us at the earliest
possible time after it happens and the
person writing the news item should
sign his or her name to the article.!
Not that we wish to publish the name,
but we must know who is doing the
writing as a matter of protection in
case anything is written that is unjust
to any one.
Send us the news; send it as QUICK
as possible; be SURE to sign your
W 8
nu n 1111 11
The following facts are tak
en from Government Bulletin
No. 22, issued by the Depart
ment of the Interior, Washing
ton, D.C., and show the great
money value of education.
With no schooling of 5 million, anly,
31 attained distinction.
With elementary schooling of 33 mil
lion, 808 attained distinction.
With high-school education of 2 mil-
lion, 124S attained distinction.
With college education of 1 million,
S768 attained distinction.
The child with no schooling has ont
chance in 150,000 of performing distin
guished service; with elementary,
education he has four times the
chance; with high-school education,
87 times the chance; with college edu
cation, 800 times the chance.
There will be many games and contests, as shown
by the program, and a' splendid ball game in the after
noon Also Fireworks at night and a splendid show at
the Mecca Theater Following is the
Dock Scott and Deputy Sheriff John
Bledioe Capture Bert Hardin
and 65-Gallon Still.
Thursday Dock Scott and Deputy
Sheriff John Bledsoe captured Bert
Hardin and a complete copper still
outfit near Westel on Piney Creek
Hardin was asleep at the still wehn
the raid was made and he was taken
without resistance.
Hardin is said to be an old offender
it being charged that he served time
in Rhea county for a like offense, af
ter beincr arrested by Sheriff Cain
Burnett a year or so ago.
' The officers destroyed four barrels
of still beer, captured a complete cop
per outfit. The, still was brought to
town Friday and it is estimated to
hold 65 gallons. Dock Scott took Har
din to Cookeville and turned him over
to the deputy United States Marshal,
who placed him in jail there.
Rev. Abbett preached at Mill Creek
five nights of last week. He preached
at Adams Ford Wednesday at eleven
o'clock. He also baptised Pearl and
Florence Adams Wednesday afternoon
M.elvin Adams "and wife and Morris
Goss went to the sale at Plateau Sat
Mis Pearl Adams is sick at this time
June 27. Daisy.
Any one bringing in the largest number of people on wagon.
; Prizr$2.00f --r'v .- .
Any one bringing in the largest number of people on truck.
Prize $2.00
Load must be gathered outside City Limits and must drive up and
down Main Street one time and unload in front of Court House.
Load must be in town by 9:30.
S. C. Bishop, Judge.
Best decorated automobile, Prize $5.00.
Second best decorated automobile, Prize $2.50.
Miss Fannie DeGolia, T. R. Haley, Mrs. S. C Bishop. Judges.
Best Lady Horseback Rider. First prize $1.00. Second prize, $.50. J
u r ur.LL 1 0 1 m ri wj
wire. n. ix. wcdd, jonas onoagrass, viy rvuse, judges.
Bicycle race, Boys up to 14, first prize $1.00, second prize $.50.
Geo. P. Burnett, T. F. Brown, Judgse.
Foot Race; boys under 14. First prize $1.00.
Foot Race, Boys 14 to 20, Prize $1.00.
Foot Race, Men 20 to 60, Prize $1.00.
High Jump, Prize $1.00.
Broad Jump, Prize $1.00.
Three- Leg Race, Prize $1.00..
H. R. Webb, Geo. P. Burnett, W. B. Bandy, Judges.
Reading of the Decleration of Independence and a 20-minute speech
by J. R. Mitchell.
Double-Header Ball Game. $10.00 to winning team.
Fireworks at the City School Grounds at 8:00 p. m.
. Good Show at Mecca at 8:45 p. m.
Miss Cora Burgess spent the week";
end with her cousin, Miss Delia Bur
gess, here.
Cadet Arthur E. Aikins, who has
been attending the West Point Mili
tary Academy, is home for a few.
weeks visit with his mother and
friends. He has many friends here;
who are very glad to . have him with
them again.
Miss Violet Siever, who has been
spending the last few weeks in Cross
viile, has returned home.
Rev. Willis Agee and family have
recently moved to Winesap and he is
conducting a meeting at Bellview this
week. . :l
The young people of this neighbor
hood are all glad to have John Swal
lows back with them again. Mr. Swan
lows has been in Alcoa for several
Miss Emma Worthington, of Pike--
ville, was the week-end guest of Miss;
Violet Siever.
Rev. Simon Simmons filled his usual
appointment here Sunday. (
June 27. Dixie..
Come early and' bring your basket of good things to eat and picnic in
the High School grounds in the shade There will be plenty of sweets
for sale along with ice cream and cold drinks ComeJpreparedOto stay
all day and make it a day of enjoyment to the fullest
Business Man Got Something
a "Jolt" When He Tackled
Little Waitress.
Neither the raspberry or strawber
ry fruit becomes acid in the stomach.
A nectarine differs from a peach on
ly in having a smoother rind and firm
er pulp.
Some authorities regarded the wild
horse of Tartary as the original
The female eider duck plucks Jth'e
"down from her own breast to line
tCf fte'sf. ... , . ic ...
The man with the superior air was
a poetic business man. He generally
patronized a small lunchroom near hla
office. When he was not selling eggs
at wholesale or something, he liked to
read verse. His favorite was Tenny
son's "Idylls of the King." And be
cause he felt that he knew so much
about it he thought he would have a
little fun with the lunchroom wait
resses, in a superior sort of way.
It began by naming the girls after
the heroines in the poem. His regular
waitress was a tall, gaunt person, but
somewhat queenly as she bore down
on him with a plate of "hash. Her real
name was Sadie. -
"Sadie," he announced one sight,
"hereafter I'm going to call you
Guinevere. Mind?"
"I tmM wwr." KLt- 'St
ress, shifting her gum, "but who's
"The bride of King Arthur," was
the reply.
"Awri, but, I hone she's respectable.
I ain't seen that fillum."
So It went. AH the girls were prop
erly renamed. And then one day a
new waitress was on the Job. She
was small and dark. Exceedingly
pretty, he thought. f
"I haven't named you yet,"' he told
her after a couple of nights.
Then he explained his little indoor
"I'll let you be Elaine," he said.
"How ridiculous," she answered. "I
can't be Elaine."
"Why notr
"Tennyson says she was fair. I'm
a brunette. Elaine the fair, Elaine the
beautiful, Eldine the lily maid of Asto
lat" Evidently yon don't remember
how the lines wen."
The superior bookworm called for
his check. New York Sun.
Dinner-Plate Pennies.
Some of the first coins were enor
mous, the idea apparently being to dis
courage the preedy from attempting
to accumulate and carry around too
many of Ciem. There were copper
coins as lurge as dinner plates. This
inconvenient style had to give way to
the demand for smaller and more con
venient forms of currency, and the
giant pennies soon dwindled in size to
meet the popular demand.
The earliest trace of the use of gold
as money is to be found In the pic
tures of "the ancient Egyptians weigh
ing in scales heaps of rlng9 of the
precious metals. But there Is no actual
record that these rings were known
as coins with a fixed tralue.
Humor Superior td Wit
Wit, bright, rapid and blasting as
the lightning, flashes, strikes and van
ishes in an instant;' humor, warm and
all-embracing aa the sunshine, bathes
Us object in a genial and abiding
lltht Whipple
""'ie easiest thing in this world to
n:; :e is apromise, and it is often the'
hardest to keep.
A scientist arises to report the dis-'
covery that the earth is 360,000,000,
xo,oo(ooo miles from the center of
the universe. Happily, however, that
fact will not affect the number of
eggs your pet hen will lay in the run'
of a season.
The man who keeps his opinions to
himself never has them disputed by
lesi intelligent people.
The fellow who is false to his truslj
kicks mightily when others refuse tOi
trust him.
Spontaneous friendships are genera
ally founded on impulse and wrecked
upon deliberation.
Trouble is about the only thing the
present generation is willing to surren
der without a price.
Some people never stoop to telling
little fibs. Nothing short of a whopper
satisfies thcrn.
If hard times keep on coming much
longer they may get by us before w
recognize them.
About the only way to prevent fu-'
ture wars is to fight on until there, is!
nobody left.
A dull sermon put a fellow to 'sleep,
but a squeaky voice in the choir soon
stirs him to life again.
Every. man knows how fo attend to
his own affairs. And a few of them
iJ it.
JTh'ere aro thirteen varieties of rat
tlesnakes'. " , .. i.

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