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(irdssville Chronicle.
Crossville Times 1886
Tennessee Times 1889
Crossville Sentinel 1890
Crossville Chronicle 1894
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venes second Monday in January,
April, July and October.
Wednesday, July 19, 1922.
There are two things that the rail
road strikers are standing for that
never can win :
By their actions the assume to say
"I will not work and you shall not."
"We are willing to accept the find
ings of the labor board when it raises
our wages,, but will not submit when
it reduces our wages." , .
Every person, be he union sympa
thizer or not, is bound to see that
such a position will not be counten
anced by the 'majority of the people.
If the union element of the country
: which is admitted not to exceed ten
millions thinks it is reasonable or
possible for that small minority of
the one hundred and ten millions of
people to control the other one hun
dred million, they are doomed to dis
appointment. If the railroad workers only could
see it, they are doing the very worst
.thing possible for their future inter
set. Even now there are many thous
and trucks hauling millions of tons of
freicht. and nassenoer hnue nrp
hauling many thousands of people that
were formerly hauled by the' railroads.
The present strike will do more to
impress people with the necessity for
more good roads than anything that
has happedend for years. The more
good roads the more trucks and pas
senger busses and the less strikes will
effect the people as a whole.
Within teu years the number of men
employed by railroads will be many
thousands less than at present for the
mofor buss will drive the railroads
more and more to tlxe long haul, which
means that fewer men will be needed
,io operate the trains.
A .There never was a situation so bad
i"J nal tne Public would not find a way
f io remedy it. i'nis present tiniair
and unreasonable strike is sure to
drift' the public to a remedy that will
utterly defeat the strike idea for all
However, the fault is not all with
the raihvorkers. 'Hie time will not be
long in coming when paying a presi
dent of a railroad $50,000 to $100,000
a year will have to stop, Also having
from three to six vice presidents on
huge salaries, along with a multitude
of other relatives and friends on the
pay roll who render little or no ser
vice, but who are allowed to draw
' a handsome salary, and the public
forced to foot the bill, will also have
to cease.
All the necessary remedies will come
in time, but they will of necessity
come slowly.
"God riries and the government at
Washington still lives." No one need
fear the disolution of this government
it has stood many hard shocks and is
better able to stand today than ever
before. True patriotism dwells in the
hearts of the majority of our people
, whether or not wc realize it. That i
patriotism will assert itself when nec-
cssity requires. j
. ; i
An eastern genus is said to be work- ;
ing on an auto engine that will run aj
car ,oo miles on a single gallon of1;
gasoline. )
When he yets thit engine perfected !
and a "Tin Lizzie" ran be bought for
a year's subscription to the Chronicle
we intend to steal ;i half gallon of gas
oline and try to swap for a car.
A woodpecker pecks
Out a good many pecks
Of sawdust while building a hut.
He works like a nigger
To make the hole bigger
And he's sore if ihis cutter won't cut.
He-don't bother with plans
Or cheap artisans;
But there's one thing that can right
ly be said,
The hole excavation
Has this explanation:
He does it by using his head.
The Bugle.
On Thursday, August 3, 1922, within
the legal hou.-s , there will be held a
primary election at the various voting
precincts of Cumberland County,
Tennessee, for the purpose of nomi
nating Democratic candidates for Gov
ernor of the State of Tennessee, Rail
road Commissioner for Western Di
vision of Tennessee, to succeed the
la,te B. A. Enloe, deceased, State Sena
tor for Ninth Senatorial district, Ten
nessee. Representative in the General
Assembly for the Eeleventh. Floterial
District of Tennessee, and two State
Committeemen for the Fourth Con
gressional District of Tennessee.
The State Primary Election Law
makes it a crime, punishable by nut,
for failure or refusal of any officer,
judge or clerk of the Primary Elec
tion to fail to serve as such when ap
pointed. The following named persons have
been and hereby are appointed to open
and hold said election at the several
voting precincts of the county:
First District.
Officer, J. V. Wright; Judges J. H.
Beeson, Dollie M. Comstock and Ma
lissie Elmore ; Clerks, Anna McGuire
and B. L. Wheeler.
Officer, Matthew Parsons ; Judges,
Art Dixon, John Parsons and Calvin
Elmore; Clerks, Charley Spencer and
Lelah Spencer.
Officer, Clarence Turnen; Judges,
James Greer, John Goss and R. M.
Blakely; Clerks, Sam Smith andMrs.
C. C. Deatherage.
'Officer, John A. Frey ; Judges, G. M.
Stanley, Boon Clark and Jess Hill;
Clerks, James Cooley and Salhe Stan
ley. .
Officer, Charley Taylor; Judges C. B
Benedict, Charles Brown and John
Rodgers ; Clerks, Dora Hamby, and
Harriet Taylor.
Officer, Gus Hinch ; Judges, Mathew
Brendle, Thomas Ferris, and Harry
Hoffner; Clerks, Roe Stanley and
Charley Turner.
Second District
Officer, Balem Oaks; Judges, Art
Phillips, T. M. Cooner and J. S. Raines
Clerks, Mrs. Marcus. Cooper and B.
Officer. F. M. Shellito Judges, C. B.
Wheeler, Maurice Goss and Lum, El
more ; Clerks, Taylor Henry and Walt
er Elmore.
Officer, Joe Henry; Judges, P. H.
Hall, Robin Graham and Pyatt Henry;
Clerks, Vatiney Henry and Melvine
Officer, Lewis Jcstice ;. Judges Noah
Hyder, Dave Weber, frid Horace Led
better; Clerks, Henry Goss and Zack
Third District.
Officer, G. W. Davenport, Judges,
Bob Kemmer, J. A. Keinmer and J. D.
Bradv; Clerks, J. C. Kemmerjr., and
L A." Ford.
Officer, Mark Tollett; Judges, Crav
en Hinch, Jim Matthews and John
Ray, Clerks, Sam Agee and John Sel
Officer, Dick H.vtler; Judges, Oscar
Ford, l.ige Ray and Jim McDaniel;
Clerks, John Caruthcrs. and Jess Bo
hanan. JF.WETT
Officcr.Sam ShernJI; Judge Foley
Sherrill, Goodhueh SherriU and Bill
Brady; Clerks, Lee SherriU and G. C.
Fourth District.
Officer, Jim Raker; Judges, Mark
Wyrick, Bob Tilley and Sam Rymer;
Clerks, John DeRossett and Charley
Officer, R. M. Gill; Judges, John
Bledsoe, Buck Honeycut and Graham
Melvine; Clerks, Noah Gill and Shelly
nff. , Tom Cox Tudces Tom Lo-i
Clerks, John Scott and Claudice Scott.
Officer, Joe Wilson; Judges, Charles
Wilson, Marlen Brookhart and Mrs.
Charles Wilson; Clerks Robert Ham
bv and C. C. Wilson.
Officerr S. E. Knox; Judges, C. M.
Smith, Bob Harris and Ben Loden ;
Clerks, J. C. Smith and Will Harris.
Fsffh District.
Officer, Crock Wilson ; Judges Way-
inonrl Wilson. Bishoo (.amubell and
R. Worthington ; Clerks, Page Wilson
; id Luther Campbell.
This Julv 8th, 1922.
"Yes, dear,
"fell me a fairy story before I go to
bed. will vou?
"Wait till your father comes home,
dear, and he'll tell Us both one."
Capt. Peck's Weekly
Talks to Farmers
By T. F. Peck, Commissioner of Agriculture
The following article on the Mex
ican Bean Beetle has been prepared
by G. M. Bentley, State Entomologist.
Chief among the insect pests in
Tennessee at present is the Mexican
Bean Beetle. Dozens of letters with
speciment are coming to the office of
the State Entomologist, Knoxville,
Tennessee, daily. If you have not
done so, acquaint yourself with this
most destructive pest and realize the
heavy losses that fcave already been
made, and probably greater devasta
tion awaits the agricultural interests
of the state from the injury of this
insect than yet known. It is a mat
ter of considerable alarm and every
one should learn to recognize the
beetle in its different stages and how
best to control it. From the stand
point of agriculture the pest may be
even more serious than the boll weevil.
The latter affects only one crop, where
as the bean lady-bird beetle destroys
the most essential crops of the South,
as' peas and beans are grown iQr hu
man food, for stock food, as forage,
and are very necessary for soil im
provement and the conservation of
soil fertility.
ence can best bo determined by ex
amining the leaves of garden beans,
lo hnd those with leaves eaten in
irregular patches with the thin upper
tissue of leafe entirely or partly
covering those eaten areas of the leaf;
or to find yellow and dry leaves with
practically all of the body of leaf
eaten, the fine net-work of leaf alone
remaining, is the first thing to look
for. Finding bean leaves thus in
jured look beneath these leave.s
More than likely you will find some
stage lof 'the bean beetle. Finding
yellow or copper colored lady-bird
like beetles about one-fourth inch in
length with 16 small dark dots upon
their backs, you may feel reasonably
sure that they are the adults of the
Mexican Be?n B-:tle. To find bright
yellow, soft and spiny-bodied insects
from one-eighth to three-eighths
inch in length feeding on under sur
faces of bean leaves is almost posi
tive evidence of the presence of the
young beetles. Immediately report
your finding and send in a tight,
tin box some specimens to your State
Entomologist, University of Tennes-,
see Knoxville, Tennessee.
HABITS The pest breeds rapidly
and feeds voraciously. In 3 to 6 days
it vvill ruin an entire crop. Its life
history n the West confirmed by ob
servations in Tennessee indicates that
4 weeks are required for its
1 or
velopment from egg to adult. It pas
ses the winter hidden away beneath
rubbish, trash, leaves, stems, etc., in
the adult stage to become active in
March if food plants can be found.
Eggs are laid in yellow masses con
taining from 50 to -75 eggs in each.
Occasionally we find a smaller egg
mass. The female may deposit her
eggs on the underside of bean leaves
or on nearby growths. The young
feed entirely on the underside of the
hos: p'ants.
WOW SPREAD Adults are strong
fliers and by this means they infest
new ;ircas The eggs, young or pupa,
may be conveyed on fresh or dried
host plants or 111 case ot pupa and
e,Tgs they mav ne Ticauei cu iu mhj-m
peel gworths taken near an infested
.. t . i. 1 -
host plant
The bean beetle seems to
nrefer the
higher sections of the ,
state, although by no means do we
CinH them alone in such sections. Last
year heavy infestations occurred at
J. D. Burnett and family made a
business trip to Crossville Monday.
Miss Florence Henry, ofCold Springs
k.ben visiting relatives here this
Mrs. Major Swafford and sister
spent Wednesday with Mrs. Arthur
Morris Burnett, who has been work
ing at Adams Ford, was taken quite
sick Thursday and was accompanied
home by Jeff Goss. He is' much-better
at this writing.
Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Nealon spent
i Saturday night and Sunday with Mrs.
Major Swafford.
Dawson Stevens spent Sunday with
gpm Rurnett
Walter Hall and family took supper
at the home of their parents, Mr. and
Mrs. John Hall, Sunday night.
July 17. Violet.
Rsal Daylight Saving.
"Is your boy in favor of daylight
"I reckon he is," replied Farmer
Corntossel. "If he goes on staying
'out o' nights, pretty soon he won't be
, usin' any daylight at all." Washing-
usin' any
ton Star.
Signal and Lookout mountains and in
many sections of the highland rim in
Cumberland Mountains. It is sup
posed to be a native of Mexico and
first established in arid regions of the
Western United States perhaps in
Colorado. From Thence on alfalfa
hay to Birmingham, Alabama, possibly
in 1918, but certainly in 1919. In the
summer of 1920 reports of the beetle
were sent to Alabama Entomologist.
In the spring of 1921, it was discov
ered in Chattanooga section of Ten
nessee. On June 2nd specimens were
found 11 miles north of Chattanooga
and by November it was located in 32
counties in Tennessee. A very care
ful study of the dissemination of this
pest in Tennessee was conducted by
the United States Bureau of Ento
mology, and the Tennessee Board of
Entomology in co-operation. Since
1922 the spread has continued and to
day it occurs in many new territories.
Almost daily new areas are being ad
ded. To complete this study of spread
of the beetle in Tennessee you can
render great assistance by sending in
tight tin boxes specimens taken from
any section of the state, to G. M.
Bentley, State Entomologist, Knox
ville, Tennessee.
HOST PLANTS Among the food
plants the Mexican Bean Beetle are
all varieties of table beans, including
cowpeas, shell beans, lima, or -butter
beans and all kinds of field beans, soy
beans, exceptions being taken on
English peas and velvet beans. May
occur and eat portions of many plants
grown near to host plants.
CONTROL Keep watch of bean
plants finding a few bean beetles pres
ent, destroy by hand picking the in
sects or brushing them. Several
plants infested should be treated by
thoroughly dusting of under surfaces
of host plants with one part calcium
arsenate and nine parts hydrated lime
well mixed. Never ue acid or ordi
nary lead arsenate or Paris Green.
The bean foliage is susceptible to ar
senical injury. Where the infesta
tion is serious only bufh varieties of
beans should -be planted as they caii
be dusted easier and they mature soon
er. Where the infestation is light,
however, pole beans can be success
fully grown with a little care. There
are several types of dusters on the
market adapted to different condi
tions, ror gardens or small acreages
a hand duster is practical. A depend
able and practical liquid spray at pres
ent is not known, since basic lead
arsenate and magnesium arsenate are
de-!not commonly available,
cumulation of weeds, grass, leaves or
stems under which adults may pass
CONCLUSION Look for the bean
beetle and finding it act at once to
control it. It is a matter of great im
portant especially to the inhabitants
of those states where the pest occurs,
Colorado, Alabama, Tennessee, Geor
gia, Kentucky, North and South Caro
line. Its ability to spread rapidly and
to completely destroy esseutialcrops
also considering the fact that the host
plants of this insect are generally
grown and are of great importance for
food and soil fertility, and also that
the insect will survive a temperature
utBi.va ...w. ... D
it possible for it to live almost any-
ri n rem a c in mir 7itm t n ic m: inu
wnere u uhkhi uvwiuc cmhuhswu
t he United Mates, maKes tne Mexican
Bean Beetle today one ot the out
standing and greatest pests to agri-
Mr. and Mrs. Holaway, of Rhea
county, are visiting their daughter,
Mrs. John Kemmer Jr., at this writing.
Rev. Marshal preached at the M. E.
Church here Sunday morning and eve
ning. Rev. Clair S. Adams closed his
meeting in the Presbyterian church
here Wednesday evening. Five per
sons were taken in to the church and
four were baptised.
A number of our young people at
tended children's day exercises at
Jewett Sunday.
Some of the young people went pic
nicking Sunday so there were a lot
of vacant seats in God's house as a
Miss Verdia Kemmer, who is vis
iting home folks, will return to Chat
tanooga soon.-
Born to Mr. and Mrs. Spencer Kent
i mer a fine boy, recently.
G. W. Davenport attended Children s
Day at Jewett Sunday.
Mr. Adams left Thursday for his
home in Knoxville.
July J7. Coveite.
There was once a girl named Rich-
azelle but she wasn't 1 The greatest
wealth is the possession of an enviable
On Thursday. Aucust x 1022. at the
various voting precincts of Cumber
land County, Tennessee, there will be
opened and held under the general
election laws of the state, an election
for the purpose of electing a Sheriff,
Trustee, Register, Circuit Court Clerk
and County Court Clerk, and such
other district officers as are to be elec
ted at said election.
The following naiffed persons have
been duly appointed, to hold said
election and by a recent statute h is
a misdemeanor for any one who has
been appointed to hold such election
to fail or refuse to serve, unless they
have a valid and lawful excuse.
First District
Officer, J. S. Garrison; Judges, Mike
Hale, H. L. Dunbar and J. T. Horn;
Clerks, Ida Dorton and Mattie Bell.
Officer, Jere Morrow; Judges, Joe
Baislcy, Joe Cox and J. C. Dixon;
Clerks, Mary Spencer and Bessie Tab
or. tmUTAM
1 A'WIV A V 7 .
! Officer, Henry Turner; Judges, C. P.
I Alley, Will Goss and J. C. Kearley;
j Clerks, Geo. Young and C. L. Death
Officer, O. P. Bell; Judges, Dock
Hinch, J. H. Graham and James Hem
bree; Clerks, Ollie Dayton and Mrs.
Aiden Benedict.
Officer, V D. Stanley, Judges F. W.
Frey, N. J. Smith and Henry Sea
graves; Clerks, Fred Stanley and A. A.
Officer, E. G. Hamby; Judges, D. L.
Haston, J. S. Vanwinkle and C. A.
Young; Clerks, Fred Hamby and Wes
ley Moore
Second Dutrict
Officer, Ernest Hyder; Judges,-W.
B. Whitehead, Savage Raines and C.
G. Smith ; Clerks ,A. Lee and Mrs.
Cross. . ! 1
Officer, Wm. Woody.. Junges, A.
G. Green, Carter Woody and H. L.
Woody; Clerks, Joe Elmore and Lon
nie Tabor.
Officer, Frank Perkins; Judges, Pyatt
Henry, J. A. Turner and William Turn
er;Clerks, Mark Potter and William
McCoy. - -s.r-
Officer, A. L. Potter; Judges J. H.
Barnett, C. E. Brookhart and Marlen
Brookhart; Clerks, Wilber Brookhart
and Vernon Potter. .
Third District
Officer, R. E. Ford; Judges Bratch
Wilson, M. S. Bristow and T. Y. Ford;
Clerks, Chas Brady, and Thomas Bis
tow. BURKE
Officer, Herman Hindi; Judges, Bert
Henry, E. G. Wilson and J. S. Selby;
Clerks, T. S. Parham and Mary Greg
Officer, Venis Hale; Judges, Arthur
Ford, John Houston and D C. Patton;
Clerks, Idella Walker and Josephine
Officer, Gaither Hinch ; Judges, Sam
Sherrill, Nathan Reed and Floyd Jew
ett; Clerks, Steward Hinch and F. J.
Fourth District
Officer, Young Holloway; Judges,
James Hassler, G. W. Reufro and Chas
Sherrill; Clerks, Ida Brooks and Mary
Officer, G. W. Day; Judges, T. D.
Brown W. H. Day and E. P. Melvin ;
Clerks, T A. Day and M. F. Hargitt.
Officer, S. H. Dyal; Judges, E. C.
Minges, Robert Hudson and VV. C.
Abstin ; Clerks, Hughlin Parham and
Mrs. Hughlin Parham.
Officer, Joe Wilson; Judges, G. I.
McNeal, Luther Watson and John Pat.
ton; Clerks, L. H. Parmer and E.
Officer, S. E. Knox; Judges, C.lM.
Smith, John Manning and B. F. Loden,
Clerks, James Hayes, Jr., and William.
Fifth District
Officer, A, C. Hyder; Judges, Wm.
Selby, John Campbell and Milton
Myers; Clerks, John Q. Wyatt and
Thomas Flynn.
Officer. P. H. Norris ; TiifW,. W.
1 ' 01
Burgess, Hiram Wyatt and John Ed
monds; Clerks, Moses Siever and Miss
Maud Houston.
This July 8, 1922.
7-i2-3t Secretary.
Can This Be True?
Madam: And what is you name?
New Maid: Minnie, mum!
t Madam: Well, Minnemum, I hope
you will do a maximum of work.
Its pretty hard to make the average
editor believe that even in heaven a
paper -can print the truth without
fear of losing a few subscribers. Mor
rilton (Ark.) Unit.

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