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Cj RONICLE THE TENNESSEE TIMES CROSSVILLE CHRONICLE Published Every Wednesday. CONSOLIDATED 1895 VOL. XXXVI CROSSVILLE TENNESSEE, WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 4, 1922. No. 39. TWO IN JAIL CHARGED WITH STEALING A FORD FLIVVER Ross Parker and Alex Smith Are ia Jail for Lack of $1,000 Bond. , Ross Parker, son of Joe Parker, and Alex. Smith, son of Hardin Smith, were arrested here in town Monday land placed in jail in 'default of a bond of $1,000 each on the charge of having stolen the Ford car belonging to Rose & Haley. Both are young men and old offenders against the law in more ways than one. It is considered by many that they are bootleggers. From the best information available it seems they stole the car fAm the! O. A. Haley barn some time near mid night and drove the car to a point aDout ten miles south-west of town and about two miles from the Leggett farm and near the home of Monroe Vickory, from whom, it is charged, ihey have been buying illicit whiskey ' and bootlegging it out. It is claimed they intended to raid Vickory's smoke house and steal all the whiskey he had. The car ran out of gas and stop ped on them before they reached the Vickory home. It is thought they in tended to steal the whiskey and get back with the car before daylight and leave it setting sorrfewhere in town where it would easily be found, buv as the gasoline gave out they failed to make their plans work. The arrest was made by Marshal V, C. Lyles, Deputy Sheriff J. M. Bran don, of Ozone. William Ford, young son of Bob Ford, took the officers to the car as he claimed Parker and Smith had told him what they intend ed to do, but that he had not been with them Or taken any part in the movement. Henry Smith, another son of Hardin Smith, is thought to have been implicated in the act, but he has not been arrested, but probably will be soon. .The case' seems to be, a serious ohe and may result in a term for each of them in the penitentiary. AGED LADY ATTACKED! AM BROKEN AND OTHERWISE HURT Jan Jackaoa Arrested and Bound to Court in Default of Bond of $1,000. ISOME FARMS AND omALL UhUWUo IU HtAK IT IS LaFOLLETTE SURE ' In the recent primary in Wisconsin the democrats failed to cast sufficient yotes to entitle the party to a place on the ticket. The law requires 25,000 votes to get on the' ticket and the democrats cast less than 20,000. They will now get into the raee thru an "Independent" ticket. There will be a woman in the race for United States Senator against Senator La Follette. This will present a chance for dissatisfied republicans also to vote against LaFollette. The num ber of that kind is said to be negli gible. GOOD FOR THE "KULCKERS;" MAKING IT HOT FOR VIOLATORS Jane Jackson assaulted "Mother" Oakes, aged over 80 years, at Dorton last week and inflicted injuries upon her that places her in a very critical condition. It is claimed that one arm is broken and her back was injured by the assault. The Jackson woman has never been married, is the claim, yet she has with her four children and it is claimed she has two more. She was brought before Esq. O. B. Rector with a war rant charging: "Assault with intent to commit murder." She waived ex amination and was remanded to jail in default of a bond of $1,000. As she had four children with her, the children were sent to jail also in order to be with the mother. Yesterday she was brought before Judge C. E. Snodgrass who released her on condition that she appear later and make- bond. It is! claimed she will be unable to make bond. From the information available the cause of the assault seems to be about as follows: It is claimed that the Jackson woman wanted to move into one 01 the section nouses wnere "Grandma" Oakes was then living and in the course of moving in and Mrs. Oakes moving out, the Jackson woman assaulted Mrs. Oakes, knocked her down and broke her arm and inflicted injuries to the back of the aged lady, who is said to be over 80 years of age She is the mother of J. M. Oakes, de ceased., ,. ... ,.. It is 'Charged that the Jackson wo man wanted to move into the section house so she and the section boss, Boon Buckner. could live together. As to the accuracy of this charge the Chronicle is not informed. Just what will come of the case seems something of a puzzle because of the little chil dren. From a recent letter received from Dr. Dallas Southard we take the fol lowing: "Enjoy your paper so very much, especially your reports on breaking up the bootlegging business, as you know we Texas people run strong on the K. K. K. out here. We have enough of this business going on here but if the Kluckers keep going at the rate thev are traveling now they will have all the cow thieves and bootleg men in the pen within a short time." If the Klan will only drop the mask in public, it would seem that they would have the opposition largely dis armed, but so long as they persist tn masking, the public will certainly be entitled to oppose that. Nothing that is good needs to be masked and should not be for it smacks of lawlessness to hide one's face, no matter if the ob ject aimed at is a worthy one. The little son of Mr. and Mrs. C. B. Hayes, Monterey, is sick with diph theria. Mr. and Mrs. Goodell, who came here from Florida some weeks ago, left last week for their home in the Land of Flowers. Geo. Carpenter was in from Clifty the first of the week. PUNCTURES TIRES OF CAR IN EFFORT TO STOP SUPPOSED BOOTLEGGERS Judge Hull Caustic on Congressman Clouse Who Return the Com pliment in Good Measure Wednesday- afternoon Hon. Cordell Hull spoke in the court house to a crowd of close to a hundred peopie. His arraignment of the republican 1 party was much milder than was ex- I pected. He became some what vitrolic when he referred to his opponent, Congressman Clouse. Most of the statements made by Mr. Hull were re garded by many present as being only a statement of one side of the ques tion and that had he given both sides and told the whole story, he would have had no case to stand upon. While his arguments could easily be over come it is not our purpose to enter into any discussion of the situation Many persons felt he did not strength en his case by his talk. Clouse Speaks. . Congressman W. F. Clouse spoke in the court house Saturday afternoon to a crowd of close to 200. He recount ed the numerous things the last con-j gress had done and told of the big OTHER PROPERTY CHANGES HANDS FINE FARM BEING OPENED TWO MILES WEST OF TOWN Ha SI Acres Under Fence and Most of It Now In Cultivation! Gets 2.000 Ties. About three years ago W. M. Daves Several Residence! In Prospect As came nere from Kentucky and bought Well As Muck Farm Development. Several deals for farm property, residence property and wild land have been closed within the past few days. So active has become interest in prop erty in Crossville and at different points over the county that a very healthy growth is being manfest, much to ihe gratification of our people gen erally. Part of S. W. Rose Property. G. E. Harrison has sold to Jesse Ewing, of Albany, Ky, four and eight tenths acres of what is known as the Sam Rose porpertv. The purchase in cludes the residence where Mr. Rose now lives. The consideration is $1,- mr. E,wmg is a carpenter ana ex pects to build a more commodious resi gress had done and told of the big dence on the property the coming year savings the present administration Mr. Harrison has also sold to E. O. iiau cutvicu u it ui 10 uiuuiiu. Hfttlirep a nt nff fh ... When he came to discuss his oppon-; thllt comprizes one and , tLth. ent, Judge Hull, he arraigned Judge Hull and his party severely, showed conclusively where the democrats had been very wastetui, had permitted ap palling graft and had failed to do the things that would have made the re adjustment period much less burden some. s Congressman Clouse addressed the people of Crab Orchard in the even ing and went from this county to Dayton. He felt greatly ple'ased with the outlook for his re-election. . SOLD FARM FOR GOOD PRICE AND WILL MOVE HERE SOON , 1 SENATOR GEO. W. POAGUE MAKING ACTIVE CAMPAIGN Senator George W. Poague is an avowed candidate for re-election to the state senate from this district. He is actively campaigning in White coun ty this week. He was here for a few days after being in Sequatchie county with Governor Taylor. In his speech- s Gov. Taylor commended senator Poague and E. C. Norvell very highly for their splendid work in the last legislature. When the people of these mountain counties come to understand how firm Senator Poague stood by Gov. Taylor and the large amount of money le saved the small counties ot tne tate by his fight against the proposed hange of the automobile tax law, they will be strong for him and his nends confidently expect him to come nder the wire a winner. J. H. Schulegan, who bought the John Jones farm, sold his farm near Cleveland, for $0,514.25. The farm consisted of 22 and three-tenths acres and sold for $47.50 an acre. When Mr. Schulegan left here after contracting for the Jones farm, he stated that he expected to be back here about October 15 to close the deal he having paid a small amount to bind the trade. Since his farm has been sold it would seem that Mr. Schule gan will be able to meet his plans and may be expected here in about two weeks or possibly sooner. H. F. Edwards, who contracted for what is known as the W. E. Read farm from G. E. Harrison, has not been heard from recently, but it is ex pected he will also arrive here shortly to close the deal with Mr. Harrison. one and six acres for $500. Mr. Hembree has been living in Nashville for over a year, out ne plans to build on his new pur chase this fall, if he ca.n get matters properly shaped, and he will then bring his family here again. They had been living here for several years pre vious to moving to Nashville. He f a L..:iJ e 10 uu .u a 5-room oungaiow. some ood monev ,,,:,... th- w rr t0.3 "A e've lt a' try next year. . (2io acres lyinir two miles west n( j Crossville known as the DeSabla tract. I There were several acres of old fields but no house as that had long since gone to decay. It is the same farm on which Louis deSabla lived more than fifty years ago. Mr. Daves has now si acres under fence and the most of that in cultiva tion. He is cutting railroad ties and expects to get fully 2,000 from the tract and about 200,000 feet of lumber. Theoriginal purchase price was about $2,000, but he has refused $6,000 for It. He has been so busy developing the farm that he has not yet built a resi dence and is lviing in a hastily con structed log house of small dimensions. He is getting the lumber on ground for a better residence, which he ex pects to erect this winter or next spring. He has built a tobacco barn that will hold 3,000 sticks and he is arranging to put out seven acres of tobacco next year. He is using the barn this year for storing rough feed. Mr. Daves has had extensive ex perience in growing tobacco in Ken tucky and understands how it is hand led from sowing the seed for the plants to marketing. It will be remembered that tobacco that has been grown in this county has brought a wholesale price as high as 00 cents a pound. Mr. Daves feels confident he can make MERIDIAN GEO. W. WALKER DISMISSES HIS ELECTION CONTEST SUIT Saturday night Marshal Lyles shot two of thetires off an automobile driven by DeweJ Smith, son of Hardin Smith, as he was attempting to arrest Smith. The marshal though Smith had some whiskey in his car and ordered him to stop, but Smith only attempted to got he faster and the marshal shot the tires in an effort to stop the car. Smith made his escape by running on the rims. Circuit court is in session with Judge C. E. Snodgrass on the bench and General J. R". Mitchell looking after the interests of the people. The crim inal docket is now being tried. It is expected the civil docket will be reached tomorrow. The suit of ex-sheriff G. W. Walker against Sheriff J. H .Henry, charging unlawful holding of the election at several precincts in the regular elec tion, in August, and because of said irregularities Sheriff Henry was not inwfitllv elected, was dismissed by Mr. Walker yesterday with the understnd- ing that he would vacate tne jau ai nnre and oav the costs in the case against him in circuit court, in which he was charged with official public drunkenness. Thus is brought to an end a dismite that most persons felt should never have been raised by Mr. Walker. County Court will convene in regular quarterly session next Monday. WANTED-TO-BUY Second Hand, solid head and foot board, bedstead Also have saddle mare, wagon and harness for sale. Address J. R. Davis. Crossville. io-4- Mary, the little daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Frank Potter, is now convales cent from an attack of pneumonia. Misses Minnie and Ellen Pugh went to enter school at Harriman for this year. Miss Mertie Hedgecoth is visiting with her sister, Mrs. W. H. Derrick at Crossville. There was a ball game here Sunday. Lantana played against the Meridian team. Mrs. Chester Hedgecoth has been teaching school in the vaUey for the past week. Mrs. Grace Flynn is visiting in Cross ville this week. Several people form Crab Orchard Grassy Cove and Crossville and Lan tana attended the ball game here Sunday. Miss Mable Brown, of Crossville, spent the week-end here with her sis ter, Mrs. Laura Hedgecoth. Edgar, the little son ot Mr. and Mrs. Cal Cox is greatly improved irom his attack of typhoid. John Reed and family of Crossville, were at the home ot Mr. and Mrs. W. D. Hedtrecoth recently. Everett Martin and Dandy Smith, of Crab Orchard, were m this vicinity .Snndav. Misses Ruby, and Pearle Hedgecoth entertained a number ot friends aj iheir home here Friday night. The rrnwd consisted of Misses Martha Sedivak, Lillie Bilbrey, Susie Bilbrey, . " e-k 1 : K . A Ruth Hamby, reane ana mauic mm ersoa, Bill Peck, Clarence Wallace, Harold Hodge, Owen Eldridge, Paul Burnett, John Allison and Moses Dor ton. Games and music were the di versions of the evening until a late hour when refreshments were served. Chester Hedgecoth spent the week end in the valley. Mrs. Mary Kay visited in crossvuie recently. Oct. 2. vernis. Cumby, formerly of Oerton county. 20 acres ot what is known as the Bent- ley property for, Sioa TBie sale comprizes the house on the property Mr. Cumby plans to clear several acres for farming. - ------- Timber Deal. W. F. Bradley has purchased the timber from several tracts of land lay ing near Crossville. The total is close to 600 acres. It extends from the Bentley place west to the city ceme tery and the T. F. Brown property. Most of the land belongs to G. E. Harrison. Mr. Bradley will put a mill on it and cut the timber into railroad ties. He hopes to be actively at work within a few weeks. It is probable that Frank Potter will have the con tract of logging the timber. Another Land Deal. Martin Brothers G: ' M. Martin, Douglas Martin and Harry Martin have bought the entire holdings of John Walker, near Pomona, consisting of 630 acres at a cost of $7,560. The deal comprises what is known as the H. B. Lindsley farm, Pomona. There is quite an acreage of cleared land and two or more residences. Martin Brothers have bought the property for purely sepculative pur poses. In order to facilitate tne sale, they plan to cut the tract up into 50 to 100 acre tracts and make small clearings and possibly erect some small ! !J 'il. .1. f resiaences wun me view to locating farm seekers. The property fronts on the Mempliis-to-Bristol highway for quite a distance and only being five to seven miles from the county seat, it is a valuable and desireable prop erty, Mr. Walker came here a few years ago from East Tennessee and bought the property. He has erected a small residence and cleared a few acres. He is undecided as yet just what he will do. Residence Sold, Senator T. E. Wilson has bought the handsome bungalow brick rest dence owned by J. H. Findlay and be ing occupied by his son-in-law, Paul Green. The consideration is said to be $4,200. It is one block west of Main street and one of the most pleas ant residence sites in town. The build ing is well constructed and modern. It was erected a few years ago by Cashier John S. Reed. Mr. and Mrs. Paul Green have gone to Memphis, to remain it is said, and the house is at this time being occupied by Mr. and Mrs. Robert Findlay as Mr. and Mrs. Green did not ship their furniture. It has been talked that Senator Wil son would Mr. Daves and family have done a large amount of work on the farm and because of attempting such large de velopments, much of the work is as yet in somewhat of a crude condition, but the rounding up and ironing out pro cess will come in a few years . and there is every indication that he will . hi one of the really valuable farms of the county in a short time. He is hauling lime now and arranging to lime several acres for clover next year. He is a tireless worker and has that mechanical turn that enables him to do most anything in the way of build ing or making farm equipment that he may attempt. He is deserving of suc cess and every indication points to his .finally coming out a big winner in his fight under adverse conditions. SANDERS PATTON INSANE; TO BE TAKEN TO LYONS VIEW Friday Sanders Patton was arrested on a lunacy charge and tried before Chairman J. F. Brown. After the evi dence was heard by the jury they pro nounced him insane. Chairman Brown at once wrote the authorities at Lyons View, Knoxville, to learn if he could be taken in. He will likely be removed there soon. ,. He has been subject to fits for sev eral years and for the past year or two has been unable to work and the county has been helping him some. He has four boys, the oldest of whom was recently released from the state industrial school, Nashville. -y REV. R. E. NEWTON TO GO TO NEW FIELD NOVEMBER I- Rcv. R. E. Newton has received a call to the Williamsburg, Ky., Congre gational church at a considerable of an advance over what this church Is able to pay and he and family will go to the new field of labor November 1. Rev. Newton has been serving this field comprising Crossville and Pleas ant Hill churches for some four years and has won many friends who wilt regret to lose him and family, but the kindest wishes will gp with him and hopes for his success will be voiced by Crossville and Pleasant Hill people generally, regardless of church affiliation. into Railroad ties. The mill they are to use requires repairs and as soon as they arrive the mill will be put into shape and work will commence. If move into the property, they are able to make satisfactory but when seen by the Chronicle man j terms with parties they will have the he stated that he was undecided just logging done, otherwise they will log what he would do. Timber Deal. S. W. Potter and son, Alva Potter have bought 1874 acres of timber lay ing around Pomona Road and known as the Schmidt lands. The considera tion was $6,000 for the timber alone. W. J. Hodges made the deal. Messrs. Potter will put a saw mill on the property and cut the timber j it themselves. S. W. Potter, especially, has had much experience in logging and such timber work and is well informed as to what can and should be done by any person who may seek the contract of logging the timber. Every indica tion points to a successful outcome of their purchase and some good clear money for their efforts.