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WINTERS, REAL ESTATE lJSbUiiAiNCi!; loans kents alex McMillan co. s. a. gMp:Li- AUorney-at-Lavt UU hons 8S6 Maw Phone 1S3U Moxvilltu Teau. Sloe, Prine bu ops. Custom Houa 6. W. GROUCH, THE FLORIST 623 So. Gay St. FUR-L DESIGNS, CUT FLOWERS, ROSES, CARNATIONS, VIOLETS Lowa ANuruAXii o' all iiiiu AX S&AdCrMAKLJS FiUCIS S. B. KfcSWEX. DIN f 1ST. McTOWNLEJS BUlLDlJlti. Utrner FrUee and Cliaek Streets. aHnnnon 0. Acull Geo. S. Child AtilM k CHILD Attorneys at Law Rooms 7ii 715 Empire Building Old Fhoo 3446 Knoxville, Tenn Knoxville Auction And Commission House 7IS S. GaytBt.I'bones Old 3t16. New M We buy and sell new and second hand furniture. Highest prices paid fur furniture Goods sold on commission and private sale CALL C. R. GRAY SIGN CO. FOR FINEST SIGN WORK and BULLETIN ADVERTISING BOTH PHONES in fftjn Da K ftawplfeg ggasg ffcr Ssence of the MwofrStamp mm TO ERNEST A. TIPTON Anna Blanch C. Tipton vs. Ernest ' A. Tipton State of Tennessee. In Chancery Court of Knox County. No. 15131 In this cause, it appearing from the bill filed which is sworn to. that th defendant Ernest A. Tipton is a non-resident of the State of Ten nessee, so that the ordinary process cannot be served upon him, it is ordered that said defendant appear before the Chancery Court, at Knox ville, Tennessee, on or before the first Monday of March next and make defense to said bill, or the same will be taken for confessed and the cause set for hearing ex parte as to him. This notice will be published in the KNOXVILLE INDEPENDENT for four successive weeks. This 2nd day of Feb. 1917 J. C. FORD, C. & M. Anderson & Thomason, Solr's., Feb. 3 10 17 24 1917 TD SILAS WILLIAMS Mattic Williams v Silas Williams Slate of Tennessee, In Chancery Court of Knox county No. 15125 In this cause, it appearing from the bill filed, which is sworn to, that the defendant, Silas Williams is a non-resident of Tennessee, so that ordinary process cannot be served up on him. it is ordered that said defnd ant appear before the Chancery Court, at Knoxville, Tennessee, on or before the first Monday of Mar. next, and make defense to said bill, or the same will be taken for confessed and the cause set for hearing ex parte as to him. This notice will be pub lished in the Knoxville Independent for four consecutive weeks. J. C. FORD, C. & M. W. R. Henderson, Sol. 1 Feb. 3 10 17 24 1917 .J to lutheFmcbryant Georgia McBryant vs. LutherMcBt yant State of Tennessee. ..In Chancery Court of Knox County, No. 15058 In this cause, it appearing from th bill filed, which is sworn to, that the defendant, Luther IcBryant whose residence is unknown and cannot be as certained after diligent inquiry so tnat the ordinary process cannot be served upon him, it is ordered that said defendant appear before the Chancery Court, at Knoxville. Tennes see, on or before the 1st Monday ot Mar.fnext, and make defense to said bill, or the same will be taken tor con fessed and the cause set for hearing ex parte as to him. This notice win be published in the Knoxville Inde pendent for four successive weeks. This 2nd day of Feb 1917 J. C. FORD, Clerk & Maater. E. G. Stooksbury, Sol. Feb. 3 10 17 24 1917 NON-RESIDENT NOTICE TO CHAS. L. COKER Walter W. Coker, et al. vs. Chaa. L. Coker et al. In the County Court of Knox Coun ty, Tennessee, No. 4077 In this cause it appearing from the bill filed, which is sworn to, that the defendant, Ohas. L. Coker is a non-resident of the state of Tennessee so that the ordinary process of law cannot be served upon him, it is therefore ordered that publi cation be made for four consecutive weeks in the Knoxville Independent, a newspaper published in Knoxville, Tenn., requiring said defendant to ap pear before the County Court for Knox County, Tennessee on or before the first -Monday of April, next and make defense to said petition or the same will be taken for confessed as to said Charles L. Coker and the cause set for hearing ex parte as t ) him. This 14th day of February 1917 JESSE L. HENSON, County Court Clerk. S. O. HOUSTON, Sol. Feb. 17 24 Mar 3 10 1917 MARBLE CITY.TYPEWRITER CO. 6 7 Market St. Kuomville Tenn TO ELIZABETH CLAYTON Travis Clayton vs. Elizabeth Clayton In Chancery Court of Knox County. State of Tennessee, No. Iol06gj? In this cause, it appearing from the bill filed which is sworn to, that the defendant Elizabeth Clayton is a non resident of the State of Tenn essee so that the ordinary process cannot be served upon her, it is or dered that said defendant appear be fore the Chancery Court, at Knox ville. Tennessee, on or before the first Monday of March next, and make defense to said bill, or the same will be taken for confessed and the cause set for hearing ex parte as to her This notice will be published in the KNOXVILLE INDEPENDENT for four successive weeks. This 25th day of Jan, 1917 J. C. FORD, Cl'k & Mas. Atchley & Bibb, Sol's. Jan. 27 Feb. 8 10 17 1917 Millionaire Turfman Dies. Lexington, Ky., Feb. 15. Robert L. Thomas, millionaire turfman, died here at the age of fifty-four, after a long Illness. Basel that kt fieqassE) Gs ml vImM Us reseat mOm U - a Ctmnp- A3 am CM S weS-vit WSwvgOO TENNESSEE NEWS CUT TO THE QUICK FOR BUSY READER The eleventh annual meeting of the Tennessee Phililoglcal Association will be held at Mary ville college, Friday and Saturday, Feb. 23 and 24. Gov, Tom C. Rye has issued a pro clamation making April 8 "Go To Sun day School Day" in Tennessee. 7 The United States senate passed a bill providing for an additional federal Judge for the middle district of Tenn essee. ": ; ' Severe cold weather of last week has cost the farmers of the south millions of dollars and will result in an im mediate curtailment of the supply of A&rlv vpcrptflhlps ' ,: Knoxville was 125 years of aE on Saturday. A comparison of the village and its cowipaths in former days with the progressive metropolis and well- paved streets today Indicates remark- able growth. There are more squirrels Within the1 corporate limits of Memphis than'any other city in the world, according to the secretary of the park commission. It is estimated that fully a million squirrels are in the various parks. Lydia Davis, aged 7 years, was shot and instantly killed at his home near Johnson City, by his 11-year-old brother, with a homemade v pistol, which they had made from the Btaff of an umbrella. ' V; Ben Council, of Limestone, has a flock of ninety 'White Leghorns and Blue Andalu'sians which have laid an average of four and one-half dozen eggs per day, or thirty-one and one half dozen per week. Prof. William K. Tate, 46 years old, Nashville, Treasurer of George s Pea body College For Teachers and widely known as an educator, died of pneu monia. 4 " Officers of the State Pure Food and Drugs Department emptied into a sew er in Nashville 400 gallons of whisky and 500 gallons of beer, seized in re cent raids in alleged bootlegging es tablishments. . V ; In appreciation of George Peabody's gift and the benefits that have, ome to its " various sections through the proper distribution and use of the Pea body fund, the school children of the South celebrated the fiftieth annivers ary of his gift to the South. " ; J Chattanooga is offering nine sites to the government for the location of the government armor plate plant. The sites extend all the way from the Cincinnati Southern bridge to. Look- out valley, -One that sells at $500 per acre, A Tennessee man,; has' practically be6n agreed upon fofthe presidency of the Louisville Farm Loan Rank, which will serve Ohio, Indiana Ken tucky and Tennessee. It is understood that Mr. Howell, a banker of Union City, Tenn., is slated for this place.. Homage was paid to the memory of the immortal Lincoln at Cumberland Gap by speakers at the celebration of the twentieth anniversary of the found ing of Lincoln Memorial University. Nearly 60 members of Congress, Sen ators and Representatives, delivered brief addresses. i s The Nashville Bridge company can equip its plant for the manufacture of munitions, and in. a telegram sent to Congressman Byrns at Washington requests that the proper authorities be notified of the desire of the company to aid the government in case of eventualities requiring the same. Senator-elect Hiram W. Johnson, of California, has wired. Senator John C. Houk, of Knoxville, his acceptance of the invitation recently extended him to address the Tennessee legislature, He indicated that he would be able to come about March 1, soon after the recess. ' . Dr. I. B. Simmons, of near Cleveland is living now in the same room where he was born 72 years ago, and has never occupied any other house. He was for years actively engaged in the practice of medicine, but on account of his age now only makes professional visits to friends. He was a soldier in the Civil war. Gen. John P. Hickman, having been authorized to do so by the Confederate veterans, has sent the following tele gram to President Wilson: "The Confederate soldiers of the arm of Tennessee, which I have the honor to command, tender you their services and moral support in case of war. John P. Hickman." ,' , , A very conservative estimate places the amount of money scattered along the Dixie Highway, along detours while construction work is going on and along the East Coast route from the New England states enroute to Florida during the season of 1916-17 in excess of $2,760,000, according to V. D. L. Robinson, secretary of the Dixie Highway Association. At the meeting of the board of trus tees of Maryvllle college a resolution of thanks was adopted and extended to the people of Blount county for their co-operation In raising the fund to re build Carnegie hall, which has been completed and is now occupied by a great part of the 800 students of the college. Governor Rye has sent the following telegram to President Wilson: "The President, Washington, D. C. The general assembly of Tennessee, by jolntf resolution, which I have just approved, expresses confidence in you to keep sacred the honor of the nation and gives assurances that Tennessee will follow wheresoever your . judgement may lead. Tom C. Rye, Governor." " Send Us Your Job Printing. I Bradley , county' Elberta croe Cer the present year la doomed, according to the report of experts who have Juet finished the examination of the tree in the largest orchards. The warn days in January followed by the recent blizzard have been the ruin of one of the most valuable "crops, the Elberta peaches, which are killed beyond a doubt. The Citizens' Bank, Watertown, which was closed by the state banking department Jan. 19, reopened for busi ness last week. Superintendent pt Banks J. L. Emerson states that this is one of the good provisions of the state banking law that a closed bank may resume business upon making good all differences and complying with all requirements of the law. Secret orders received in Memphis by Captain J. C. Morrow from Wash ington resulted in the aviation, corps of seventy-five men in Memphis haston ening preparations for service work, such' as accepting recruits and start ing of the army aviation school. Daily practice work has begun. The scno01 waa moved to Memphis from Chicago. An search for Raymond Stinnett, the 15 year old 8011 ot Mr8, Mry St,n" ne. f Jefferson city, who disappeared from his hme has proved unavailing. Th le" Juary0?,2'J V light hair, light complexion, slender, is five feet tall, and when he left home was wearing a blue serge coat, striped trousers, a corduroy cap, blue shirt and black shoes. Although less than 46 years old, Mis. Thomas Goens, formerly of Claiborne county in Tennessee, now . residing near Craftsville, Ky., is the mother of sixteen children, twelve of whom are still living. There are no twins, Mrs. Goens says she has three sons in the U. S. army who will show their colors for the right should the-impend-ing trouble between this country and Germany result in war. Patrick L.' Thornburgh, aged 24, member of company A, First North Carolina infantry, died as a result of an accident that happened as the special train carrying his regiment home from Texas was leaving Knox ville. Thornburgh had climbed on top of a car and was waving a farewell when his head struck viaduct sup ports and he was knocked to the ground. The Kentucky Trotting Horse Breed ers' Association announced that 800 horses have been named for the $21, 000 futueity to be decided here in October. Tennessee has 15 entries, Frank G. Jones having five.Hugh N. Nulam, five and Oakhurst farm, five. The names of the entries were not an nounced. Patchen Wilkes farm, Ken tucky, heads the list with 81. Two hundred and seventy nominators are representd from 25 states and Canada. German citizens in Tennessee seek apply to the Swiss Consul at Cincin nati, jail of the German consuls will leave the United States, and the work of Consul Mezger at Cincinnati will be turned over to Edmund Luthy, whoso address in Cincinnati is 1204 Vine street. Consul Mezger's territory was the same as that of the Swiss Consul, embracing the States of Ohio, Ken tucky, Indiana and Tennessee. The report of the state food and drugs department for January shows 170 towns visited and 1,275 inspections made by four inspectors. The inspec tion covered forty-five counties. Eleven different lots of food were condemned, including meats, canned vegetables, pickles, molasses, etc. Six short weight and four fraudulent measuring devices were condemned. "The inspec tions discovered many packages! ot food offered for sale not properly labeled and dealers were warned. About three miles of the bed of the Knoxville, Sevlerville & Eastern rail road extension has been built and work' on the steel bridge across the river near Sevierville is progressing. The road is being extended from Se vierville to Gatllnburg, a distance of about twenty-five miles, . for which rights-of-way have been secured. The extension is expected to be completed by July 1. This road is being built through some of the most valuable iron ore land in East Tennessee. Considerable difficulty is being ex perienced by the legislative committee Investigating claims against the state by citizens of the section adjacent to the Brushy Mountain mines caused by the overflow of Crooked creek. The records of the investigating committee of the legislature of 1911 have not been found,, and the present committee is at a loss to determine just how many claims have previously been settled. Twenty-two claims are now registered against Tennessee on this score. Althougfl living within 100 miles of each other, William Adams, residing on the Claiborne county, Tennessee border, met his sister, Mrs. Ben P. Webb, of Sergent, Ky., last week for the first time in about thirty years. They believed each other as dead. Through a local paper a year ago William Adams was located in Tenn esssee and a corespondence was begun by the brother and sister. Age had wrought such changes on the now aged couple that they failed to recognize each other at first. - Confederate naval historians in Nashville, recalled the fact that the first American vessel sunk by a hostile submarine in warfare bore the same name as the - Housatonlc, the first American steamer sunk by a German submarine since the break of diplo matic relations. The former vessel was the U. S. Ship Housatonlc, sunk In Charleston harbor the nlghtl of February 17, 1864, by the confederate submarine H. L. Hunley. . The sub marine also went to a watery grave be iidsfcsr victim. i us your Job vrtatts. HAVE YOU TRIED " KERN'S DELICIOUS BREAD KLEEN MAID, WINDER BAR RYE, BUTTERNUT, BRANBREADv and more than thirty other varieties A BOX OF KEEN'S DAINTY LUNCH CAKE Is a Delicious Treat ; Sold by all Grocers PETE8 KERN CO. Expert Bakers For 50 Years, GOOD WORK PAYS Try The DIXIE SHOE SHOP 518J Market St. Up Stairs J. S. McFall, - Manager U. R. MAYO , SEEDSMAN (15 So. Gay St. FARM AND GARDEN SEEDS The Largest and beat SeleoUan oi Garden Seeds in East Tennessee . Headquarters for all kinds of Seed and Poultry SuppUes.' Old Phone 277 New Phone 277 4- $ A GREAT MOVEMENT. The labor movement is a down on the earth bread and butter proposition calculated to benefit the membership now as well as in the future. ' The battle of trade unionism is a battle for the home, for man hood and womanhood and a high er standard of civilization! Organization of labor is the 4v only thing that will secure to the - individual the proper return for the labor expended in any given trade or calling. " 4. -r 4. -r FORCING BIG OVERTIME. Head of Brotherhood Charges That Railroads Are Delaying Trains. W. G. Lee, chief of the Brotherhood of Railroad Trainmen, in a recent state ment charges that the railroads of the .miTifi-Tr ova lormlfrlnp- ilplnva tn tralnfl and overtime which would not oral- narily be permitted in order to prove the enormous expense that would fol low obedience to the Adamson law. The statement says: "The railways enjoined the govern ment from enforcing the Adamson tow. "Additional litigation will hereafter very likely be started by the railways on the plea of determining 'to whom does the law apply or how does it ap ply r: F "Already the railroads are permitting delays to trains and overtime that would not be permitted under normal conditions. v "Recall, if you can, an Instance where labor organizations have at tempted to enjoin the government from enforcing a federal statute. Such or ganizations are law abiding Instead of lawbreakers. . , "Remember, the railways are not en. Joining the brotherhoods, but are en joining the government. "The question is, after the supreme court has said the law is or Is not con stitutional, Shall the employees whom President Wilson and congress de clared should have the eight hour basic workday forget their request and con tinue to wait?" : " LOW WAGES IN DETROIT. Earnings of the Average Workman Not Sufficient to Support a Family. "Average wages' paid the average grade workman In 75 per cent of De troit factories is not enough to support a father, a mother and four children decently. To get along mother and other children must go to work. When mother and children work the home is neglected, the children become delin quent, and recruits are made for the great army of the inefficient. Ulti mately society pays the bill." These startling statements were made by so cial workers at a meeting held at the Detention home, Detroit "The Irreducible minimum on which six persons can live Is $86.19 per month. Out of nine factories selected for study only two pay more than that Most of them pay less. In fact, considering all classes of labor in these nine factories, it was found that 75 per cent of the workmen get less than the Irreducible monthly minimum. The deficit Is made good by child labor. Eleven Industrial plants in Detroit are about ready to announce increases that will mean a living wage to their work men." This statement Is made by Boyd Fisher, secretary of the Execu tives' club. This organization is com posed of manufacturers, members of the board of commerce and business men In general. Heads of some of the largest plants in Detroit are among its members. ' Increase For Ironmoldere. The executive committee of tha In ternational Molders' Union of North America, " representing about 15,000 men controlling the stove, furnace and heater output of the country, won con cessions from the employers at tne annual conference held recently at At lantic City. An agreement was reach ed in' which workmen receive an ap proximate increase in the wage scale of 18ya per cent and the reduction of one-half hour to the working aay, witn certain new shon rules. The new agreement went into effect on Jan. 1. Send Us Your Job Printing;. G. S. CRANE Trusses a Specialty, Appliances For AH Kinds of Deformity. Razors Gjound and put in Shaving Order - Write lor Information 708 8. Gay Bt. ' Knoxville, Tenn." TO li. S. M1ZNER ; Crbwn1Oi, & .Wax Co. et al. vs. Union Beverage Co. et al., State of Tennessee, . In Chancery Court of Knox County. No. 15138 In this cause, it appearing from the iuil filed which is sworn to, that the defendant, H. a. Mizner is i non-resident of the State of Ten nessee, so that the ordinary process cannot be served Upon him, it is ordered that said defendant appear before th Chancery Court at Knox ville, Tennessee, on or before the first Monday of April next, and make defense to said bill or the same will be taken for confessed and the cause set for hearing ex parte as to him. This notice will hi published in the Knoxville Inde pendent for four successive weeks. Thisl6th day of Feb. 1917 , J. C. FORD, CAM.' Cates & Price, Sols. -EFeb. -17-24- Mar. 3-10 1917 0 ' TO NENA H. HATFIELD AND CLAUDE PARSON . George F. Hatfield vs. Nona Hatfield State of Tennessee. In Chance Court of Knox c aunty. No. 14681 In this cause, it appearing from tht bil filed, which is sworn to, that the defendants, NenatHatf ield and Clauae Parsons.oannot hti found in Knox Coun ty, Tenn. are non residents of the State of Tennessee, so that the or dinary process cannot be served upon them, it is ordered that said defendants appear before the Chan- , eery Court, at Knoxville, Tennessee, on or before the first Monday, .of March , next, and make defense to said bill, or the same will be taken,: for confessfid and - thft es -- f rv hearing exTarle" a to them, i notice will i be published " in the Knoxville TndepftiKieat-.p4'fouT consecutive Weeks. " This 25th day of Jan 1917 , - -J..C. FORD, C & M. Jas.B. Wright, Sol. , Jan. 27 Feb 3 10 17 1917 TO ED. FLOYD ' Lydia Floyd vs. Ed. Floyd State of Tennessee, In Chancer: Court of Knox County. No. 16113 In this cause, it appearing from the bill filed, which is sworn to. that the defendant Ed. Floyd is a non-res ident of the State of Tennessee, so that, the ordinary process cannot be served upon him, it is ordered that aid defendant appear before the Chancery Court, of Knoxville, Tennes see, on or before the 1st Monday of Mar. next and make defense to said bill, or the same will be taken tor con fessed and the cause set for Bearing ex parte as to him. This notice will oe published In the Knoxville Inde-, pendent for four successive weeks. This 27th day of Jan. 1917 J. C. FORD, Clerk Master. C. M. Parks, Sol Jan. 27 -Feb. 3 10 17 117 Non Resident Attachment Notice. Mrs. Frank H. Carpenter vs. Fred Carr No. 9671 Before J. R. AUor, Justice Of the Peace, for Knox County, Tenn. In this cause, rt appearing from the affidavit filed, which is sworn to, that the defendant Fred Carr is justly Indebted to the plaintiff and tha . he is a non-resident of Tennessee so that ordinary process cannot be served up- on Him. ana an original auaenment having been issued and returned to to me with levy upon his property, it is thersxore ordered that publication ent, a newspaper published in the eitr of Knoxville, lor four consecu tive weeks, commanding the defendant Knoxville, Tennessee, on the 22nd day of Feb. 1917 and make defense to said suit, or same will be proceeded with exparte.This 23rd day of Jan.. 1917 J. R. AUor, Justice of the Peace for Knox County, Tennessee. Jan. 22 Feb. 3 10 17 1917 TO MAGGIE MITCHELL -Robert Mitchell vs. Maggie Mitchell State of Tennessee, - In Chancery Court of Knox County, No. 16150 In this cause it appearing from the bill filed which is sworn to. that the defendant Maggie Mitchell is a non -resident of Tennessee so that the ordinary process ' cannot be served on her, it is ordered tnat saia defendant appear before the Chancery Court at Knoxville, Tennessee, on or before the first Monday of April next, and make defense to sajd bill, or the same will be taken for confessed and the cause set for hearing ex parte as to her. This notice will be pub lished in, the Knoxville Independent for four consecutive weeks. ' ' .This 16th day of February 1917 J. C. Ford, Clerk & Master T..J. CLINE, Sol. -Feb. 17 24 Mar. 8-101817 ms r, coma cms We do Job Printing at Fair Prices.