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Grossvi HRONICLE MLE THE TENNESSEE TIMES Pbli.hed Every Wednesday. f CONSOLIDATED CROSSVILLE CHRONICLE J I 1895 VOL. XXXVI CROSSVILLE TENNESSEE, WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 13, 1922. No. 36. . - : j . CAUGHT IN INDIANA WITH GAR HE HAD STOLEN .Roy Davis Leave with Will Stone's Car; Pays to Save His Hide. Some time ago Will Stone sold a car to Roy Davis and held a mortgage on the car for the balance of $98. When the amount became due Davis begged for more time on the grounds that he had not collected certain mon ey due him. He was given one week more time. By the time the week was up Davis had left with the car. It was about three weeks ago that Davis left with the car and Mr. Stone finally succeeded in locating him at Logansport, Indiana., and had him ar rested, Davis then saw the peni tentiary doors swinging open for him and agreed to pay the amount if Mr. Stone would say how much. Monday Mr. Stone received word from Davis through the officers who had arrested him. Mr. Stone wired the amount was $08. Yesterday he received the money by telegraph. So far as Mr. Stone is concerned the matter is closed. What the Indiana authorities will do. re-j mains to be seen. OFFICER HELD FOR VIOLATION OF THE PROHIBITION LAW Dock Scott I Bound to Federal Count on a Number of Charges. CROSSVILLE YOUN.G MEN PASS BAR EXAMINATION Among the more than one hundred men who took the bar examination some weeks ago were the names of Stitzel J. Hamby and Augustus Tur ner, both of Crossville, and both were admitted to the practice of law. Mr. .Turner is at this time teaching in the county while Mr. Hamby is here in town. POMONA The pte supper given Saturday night to raise money for a singing scnooi brought in about $20. Miss Flora Bristow, of Crossville, was awarded a box of candy as the pret tiest girl present. A cake walk was the source of much fun. J. E. Con verse and Ted Neal were awarded the cake. Another pie supper will be given at the school house next Saturday night, September 16, the proceeds to go on the pastor's salary for this year. Lloyd Dayton, Eliza Dayton, J. A. Walker and Adin Benedict made a 'trip to Knoxville last week. Roy Hinch and Howard Cox have re turned to the Cumberland Mountain school for another term. Mrs. James Dayton, Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence Dayton, and Miss Edith Dayton motored over to North Cross ville Sunday where Miss Edith re mained to attend the V-umberland Mountain school. While there they were the guests of Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Dayton. Mrs. Charles Cox visited relatives at Linary last week. Mrs. Jessie Vaughn, of IUionis, is the guest of her parents, Mr. and Mrs. A. W. Benuedict. Farmers are busy from dawn until dark harvesting thir abundant crops. Labor is scarce here, while we read of the thousands of unemployed in the cities. We wonder if these men really want to work, or are they mere ly seeking a place on Easy street where they can draw their weekly pay and give little or nothing in return. Sept. 12, O. B. .D BIGLICK Several of the people from here at tendedthe dedication of the new school building at Melvin Sunday. Mrs. Oliver Brown ad two children, of Linary, were visiting relatives here last week. Ray Sherrill, who was badly burned some few weeks ago, is at the home of his sister, Mrs. Jay Tollett. He is improving rapidly. M. and Mrs. Tom Kerley and Mrs. Carrie Murphv attended the teachers' meeting at Crossville Saturday. Born to Mr. and Mrs.-.T. S. Ran dolph, August 21, a boy. Tom Hall is visking his brother, Ga len Hall at Melvine, this week. Mr. Hall fell off the scaffold, breaking his arm, while building the new school house at Linary. We had with us on the fourth Sun day in August, Rev. P. E. Radford and Dr. Miller, of Lebanon. Dr. Mil ler gave an interesting talk. Mrs. Bessie Ormes was visiting her parents, Mr. and Mrs. I. L. Burgess, Thursday. Sept. 11 Snow Ball. Dock Scott, deputy federal prohibi tion enforcement officer, was bound to federal court Friday on a charge of aiding, abetting, manufacturing, selling and transporting intoxicating liquor. The case was tried before jusices J. F. Brown, O. B.. Rector and U. S. Rose. Attorneys for the defendant were H. G Sabine. F. B. McElwee, Jt W. Staples. The state, represented by Attorney C. E. Keyes, charged that Scott had captured stills and reported them to the federal officers, but failing to re ceive the $10 bounty that is placed on them, he had loaned them to dis tillers for short periods for use "j manufacturing liquor. Henry CottrelJ, in jail on a federal charge of distilling, was put on the stand and swore that he made an agreement with Scott whereby Scott "was to furnish a still, meal and other materials for distilling and to watch for officers, while . Cottrell was to make and sell the liquor. Hughlin Parham swore that he saw Scott's team, driven by Scott's son, take a load of meal from Ozone and drive in the direction of . Cottrell's home. He followed the team, alnd shortly before he reacher the home of Cottrell he met the team coming back with the wagon empty. As .itjhad rained shortly before and Scott's was the first team on the road after the rain Parham went on to Cottrell's home and found hat the team had turned around there. Parham also swore that he heard Scott say, in conversation with Shirley Copeland: "Cottrell talks too much. It he doesn't keep still he will get us all in trouble." Cottrell's wife swore that Scott and his son, Ed., came to her home in the night and told Cottrell in her pres ence that they had come for a still and that "if they come for it and it isn't there we will get into trouble." Cottrell verified this statement. After the state had finished Scott took the stand. Attorney Keyes went to bring his stenographer to take down Scott's testimony in writing. But when the attorney returned, however, bcott s laywers closed the case with out allowing Scott to testify . bcott was bound to federal court at Cookeville by a unanimous verdict of the three justices. His bond was fixed at. $1,000. The bond .was im mediately drawn up and signed by nine well-to-do citizens of Rockwood and Roane county. This gave the $1,000 bond a backing in excess of $100,000, according to Chairman J. F. Brown. The signers of the bond were: M. L. Rrown, J. D. Tanner, L. G. McClure, H. L. Hicks, O. M. Mee, A. T. Grant, E. D. Smith, C. F. Millican, J. L. Sar-ton. BANK SITE SELECTED; WORK TO COMMENCE SOON TemporaryQuarters Will Be Opened in Section of Measamer Brothers Store. Those directing the ' launching of the Cumberland Bank and Trust Com pany, met Saturdayand took further steps toward opening the bank for business at an early date. It has been decided that the build ing will be erected adjoining the T. M. Rector restaurant on the south and Measamer Brothers on the north. The building is to be of brick and only one story. While the plans have not been secured the sentiment Saturday was very strongly for having a publ'c business room in the rear of the ban,t where any person may go to wr.ie r persons may assemble for the discus sion of business deals. There is to be ample accommodations in the way of paper, pens ink and other facilities that will be helpful to those having business, matters to discuss. There is also to be a shed built on the lot to the rear of the bank where farmers can hitch for feeding and to protect their teams from weather. A water ing trough is to be provided also There will be room for parking cars it ishoped. . The plan is to secure a safe of the latest and most app.roved type. The bank fixtures are to be modern in ev ery way. the building is to be only one story and will probably have a sky light to provide ample light at all times. The present plans are, so far as de cided upon, to open the bank for busi ness in a section of the Measamer Brothers store that is to be parti tioned off from-the' main store. Just how soon the bank will beopened for business Oojan JSWe ,to say as. tt , is not known how soon the safe will be purchased and received, but it is understood that the matter is to be pushed as rapidly as. possible. The capital stock is $25,000. No person has been selected as cashier as yet, but W. Bowden, of Jamestown, is prominently mentioned for the place. It is expected that work will com mence on the new building by the first of October or possibly sooner. PLANS TO SHIP 100 TONS A DAY MILLSTONE FROM MINES E. P. Melvin WU1 Put in Siding and Begin Shipments With in Short Time. STATE FAIR WILL OPEN AT NASHVILLE SATURDAY Premiums Amounting to $45,000 to Be Offered in Many Depart-, ments. E. P. Melvin, Daysville, has leased the Millstone mining property for five years and is preparing the mines for shipping coal to the general market. He is now stocking coal in a small way awaiting the putting in of a sid ing, which he expects will be com pleted within two weeks. . At this time he has only about a dozen men at work, but as soon as he is ready for shipping he will increase his froce and the output will be 100 tons or more a day. As it is arranged now, he will have to haul the coal nearly three miles, but he utilizes an old railroad grade for nearly the entire distance, which will make the haul an easy one. He will use teams and trucks to do the hauling. Mr. Melvin has had considerable ex perience in the coal business and in handling men and as coal promises to bring stiff prices this fall and winter, the outlook for him to make some nice mnoey is quite flattering. DROUTH DOES DAMAGE TO CORN CROP OVER STATE; YIELD ABOUT 72 NORMAL The" Tennessee state fair will open ' iat Nashville Saturday. September i6, t i . . - ' ana win continue tor a week, clos ing Saturday, September 23. The fair this year will be the larg est that has ever been held in tl.e state. The premium list will amount i to $45,000 $10,000 more than last year, and larger than any other fair in the south, with the exception of the1 Southwestern fair at Dallas, Texas. It is expected that the attendance at the fair his year will be the largest ever known, and, accordingly, many amusement features have been pro- vided for the entertainment of the visitors. Premiums will be awarded in live stock, dairy products, home econom ics, agriculture and many other de partments. County exhibits have aTso been arranged for and many coun ties from over Tennessee will com pete for - prizes aggregating about $4,000 in this department. In addi tion to these there will be thirty com munity exhibits. The chief amusement features will be harness racing, auto racing and an excelelnt Midway as an added attrac tion. Free gymnstic performances will be given every night of the fair, followed by fireworks. Several hundred exhibitors from outside the state will compete for premiums. Corn and hogs, the Ruth and Na-j GREEK ARMY DESTROYED omi of agriculture, face difficulties in BY TURKISH NATIONALISTS Tennessee. The corn crop is approx- imately 15,000,000 bushels short - otl ft,. ,. t,-. k : that trf hMyew-while the number ofbetwee-Greece an Turkey for aw MISS NASHVILLE RUNNER-UP IN NATIONAL BEAUTY SHOW Miss Sue Burton, as "Miss Nash ville," won second prize in the na tional inter-city beauty contest at At lantic City Friday.- Miss Columbus,' winner of the first prize, also won the prize as the golden mermaid and was proclaimed Miss America. OZONE STRIKERS ARE CONVICTED OF KIDNAPPING STRIKEBREAKER E. G. Koontz, E. R. Henderson and Frank Briggs, former employes of the Southern railway, at Asheville, Friday were sentenced to seven years at hard labor on a charge of assault and kid napping. The men were convicted in connec tion with the abduction and whipping of Sam Harris, a strike-breaker, who charges that they took him to a spot several miles from the city and severely flogged him. NUMBER OF YOUNG PEOPLE On Friday evening the social organi zation of the Presbyterian church took their lunches and hiked to the country home of D. G. Sandman. Those pres ent were Mrs. Mimi Dunbar, Mr. and Mrs. Hugh Parham and the Misses Almeda King, Mary King, Frances Lewis, Miss Hortoti Cora Manning and Mrs. Sandman, Walter Hudson, Blain Hudson, Chas. Hudson, Edgar Hudson Tom McCuiston, Earl McCustion, Stan ley McCuiston, Boyd Lee, Frang Grif fis, Weatherford, Blain Manning, Wes hogs for fattening is seven per cent . fri ' 1 greater tnan a year ago. ine condi tion of the corn crop declined during August from 86 to 76 per cent, fore casting a yield of only 75,214,000 bush els against 90,713,000 bushels last year. At the same time, the number ot hogs months has practically come to an end trough the crushing defeat given the Greeks by the Turks. The Turks are said to be in position to name their own terms. The Greek army of 150,000 men has been practically destroyed. ' Many for fattening is 1,486,000. against 1,372,-'thousands killed and taktn prisoners 000 last year. while vast numbers of guns and much Drought over the greater part of munitions have been captured, the state for the past several weeksme disaster said tQ be the worst is blamed for the slump in the corn a history ar surpassing thc Aus- imusij, uy v. a : trian defeat in the World war. The Greek cabinet has resigned and there is much talk of King Constan tine abdicating and the call of Veni zelos to form a new ministry is freely talked. The Greek soldiers claim they have been fighting constantly for twelve years in their own or other lands and that the present aim of Merrit, Tennessee representatives of the corn and livestock reporting serv ice. The condition of the corn over the state, they say, is now far below the average, though a few counties on the upper Cumberland and in the eastern portion of the state still have excellent prospects. 'I he late hay crop is being harvwted containg f irt1portance in fine shape, though the yield is cut, waf w d wjsh tQ short. The production of tame hay . ' is estimated at 1,831,000 tons, com- c pared with 1,528,000 tons in 1 921. . . . . .. The condition of other crops in the ; BUREAU FORECASTS 438,000,000 state is: White potatoes, 80 ; i BUSHEL POTATO CROP Sweets, 83 ; Apples, 80 ; Clover Seed, 83 ; Millet, 80 ; Pasture, 80 ; The September V, crop estimate, just Cow Peas, 80; Beans, 75; Sor- i issued by the-crop reporting board of ghum (for syrup), "6. . j the bureau of agricultural economics, The average yield of hay is 1.3 ; gives the following estimates of crop tons per acre. production in the United States : The acreage of clover seed is 112 ( All Wheat Production, 818,000,000 of Jast year. ' j bushels; yield per acre, 14.4, com- jpared with a December estimate of HOWARD SPRINGS j 12.7. Total acreage, 56,770,000. Con- The box supper held Thursday night at the school house was a decided success. Proceeds from it amounted Frisby, Carl Fritz, RaywSherrill and to $11. The money will be used in Mr. King. All enjoyed the evening j painting the house, and sincerelly hope the social com- j Miss Josephine Rupp, of the Pres mittee will not forget to havethese J byterian country life movement, who little hikes often. Mrs. Dunbar chap- j has been making a survey of this com eroned the crowd and will have to munity, left Monday to attend confer admit she knows how to entertain , ence at Alpine, Tenn. Miss Rupp is us after all. an earnest Christian worker. After Mrs. Ceila Belote, of Nashville, is graduating at Moody she answered the the guest of her son and wife, Mr. Master's call and left her comfortable and Mrs. T. F. Belote. ihome in Delta, "Ohio, and. entered the D. G. Sandman and T. F. Belote : home mission work. With regret we spent last Sunday with their families see Miss Rupp go to other fields, but Frank Griffis spent last week in trust the Presbyterian board will see , Rockwood. ! their way clear to send her back to us 1 ' AIt nr nipagpd tn announce the ' ,. ptmnmnitv frrVr in it npar TO GO AWAY TO SCHOOL )wedding Thursday, of Mr. Ferd Rice, future. json of Mrs. Rice, and Miss Laura i Mrs. James Hughes and children, of Quite a number of Crossville young ; Thomas, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. 'ciifty, are visiting Mrs. Hughes' par- folk will go to colleges and prepara tory schools at different places this year. Among those who will go away or have already gone are : Misses Fay Bandy, Margaret and Mary Keyes, and Messrs. Vernon Buttram and Morris Bishop to the University of Tennes see; Miss Hazel Burnett to Carson Newman college ; .Bert Widener to V. P. I.: Miss Dorthy Hamby to Milligan college p Elmore Keyes to Sewanee; George Harrison to Maryville college. J. B. Thomas. .The community joins entSl Mr. and Mrs. Isham Turner, in wishing the young couple a happy The Missionary Society of the and prosperous life together. Christian church met at the home of Walyter CcLean, son of Mr. and Mrs. Ernest Bell Thursday afternoon. Mrs. John McLean is spending a few . Mrs. C. E. Snod"?rass led the meeting weeks at home after serving two Miss Farinie Turner, through the years in the navy, part of which time kindness of Miss Josephine Rupp in was spent inTurkey. We all welcome giving her a scholarship, left Monday Mr. McLean home and are quite anx- to enter Durand-Bell school, Hot ious to hear his stories of servife springs, N. C. Miss Turner is a girl abroad. 'full of ambition and we are sure will Sept 11. XX. make good in her school work. dition 75.5, compared with a ten-year average of 77.7. Corn Production, 2,875,000 bushels; yield per acre, 27.8 bushels, compared with a Dece'mber, estimate' of 29.7. Condition, 78.6, compared with a ten year average of 75.6. White Potatoes Production, 438, 000,000 bushels; yield per acre, 103.7 bushels, compared with a December estimate of 90.0, Condition, 79.9 per cent, compared with a ten-year aver age of 83.1. FREDONIA . Our school is progressing nicely with Mrs. Porte rBaldwin as teacher. J. S. Johns made a business trip tj Crossville last week. A large crowd of people attended the baptizing at Greens Ford bridge Sunday. Vergil Tabor is on the sick list this week. Miss Clara McCuiston visited with home folks near Howard Springs last week. J. S. Johns attended the baptizing Sunday. There will be prayer meeting at the Fredonia school house Wednesday night. Sept. ti. Chrysantehmum.