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n PUBLISHED WEEKLY LIBERTY AND JUSTICE TO ALL. OXE DOLLAR a year. r VOLUME 7 BENTON. POLK COUNTY, EAST TENNESSEE. THURSDAY MAR. 5 1014 NUMBER 14 I y 53 rs '. I I J I I II II I I I It ri f 1 1 li I I a n w nim I ' PERSONAL AND SOCIAL. v Vv'S?? 5C?v?S?r v A came a subscriber to this last week. paper Jones Copeland of Occee route 1 was in town Wednesday, and called at our office and paid us in advance for six months' sub scription to the paper. Public Meeting. Prayer meeting at the Pres byterian church Wednesday night. o Sunday school at the Baptist and Presbyterian churches Sun day morning. o - Preaching in the Presbyterian church Sunday morning, March 8, at 10:45. Sabbath school at 9:30. Frank Harrison, Supt. Subject of sermon will be: The Bentonian and Eureka "The Beatific Vision." I Literary Societies will hold an , Read the Sunday musings of open meeting in the high school a - non-church going business man: ' . t ' would not live in a church-1 and the public is cordially invit less town." (My children wouldn't jed to attend. oesale outsid the house, my business would go to smash, dog fennel and briars would grow up in the streets and the name of the town wouid become a joke.) "I'm here lounging around (with a cart load of Sunday newspapers . scattered about in profusion, insulting my, intelli gence with the, perusal ot so- BOND COMPANIES BID HIGH ON COPPERHILL HIGH SCHOOL BONDS Four or Five Bids above ParThe Bids are under Consideration of the County Chairman, auditorium Friday, night. A good progra m has been arranged Servilla. Ouojum court met Monday in regular session. Routine bust uess was attended to, and the 24.000.UO hieh school bonds to replenish the high school fund and to erect a high school build ing at Copperhill were bid on by Mrs. Frank Clemmer. Mrs. G. VV. Kilpatrick is on the sick list. Mrs. C. H. Woody is sick. There was about four inches of snow here last week, but it t;onalisu.) "I! al. the h me rr melted ver7 rauidlv. There are called, funny pictures , and Jarid j s0 many change9 jn' the weather pages of lust-btgotten sensa-J thtt t.hr i. nnit a lot ? fiit,W. ness. . '!'" We - sr.dorsrta'iicf " thai Hood Denny's son has pueumonia fever. Mrs. J. A. Hammonds who has been sick for quite awhile is worse at present. .fas. Burchfield and sifter went 'to Prendenraat Saturday. I Jack Thompson of Reliance was here Sunday. TV' ft. people were just f-airsvchtS 4ould 'iFo9C up, for tnere would be no congregations, though I know that I am , under obligations . to I see that the church life here is maintained.) , , n ... i . . l h "now nguieous a. pia.ce wuuiu T this town be! (Indeed, if my J own attitude toward moral and i religious matters were the uni versal, attitude about here, I v should move out, or the sheriff j would close up my place within six months.)" Special music. You are welcome. o Christian Endeavor meets at tie" Presbyterian church Sunday night. o See Walter M. Harrison for John Deere wagons. The State Press. if. s Benton ATaldrop is this week. moving to Memphis liquor sellers may find some grain of comfort in the fact that the traffic even if dead is reposinsr on a bier. Tennes sean and American. Vol. 1, No. 1, of the Polk County Republican made its a p. pearance last week. Hon. G. G. 'Hyatt is the promoter and dnddy of this new born babe and true to its name, the stinger has been Mrs. Frank Clemmer died last Friday evening at 6 o'clock and was buried in the Baptist cem etery Saturday about 2:30 p, m She was a daughter of Mr. and Mrs.' Dan Lewis of route 1. She leaves a husband, two children, a father, mother, several broth ers and sisters and many friends to mourn her death. An infant daughter proceeded her to th grave onlv about t three days. The fnnpra.1 sArir Was on.1 ducted in the BftinOehPfff xer.T"w . w. uymer. frooaoiy a later issue of this paper will contain a more extended account of her life. several bond companies, four or five of the bids being above par. As yet the bonds have not been sold, but the Chairman has them under consideration. The fact that somupf the bids were above par insl is the sale of the bonds. tions in complainant's biil which is sworn to that C. W. McNear & Company are non residents of the state of Teuressee, so that the ordinary process of law cannot be served upon them. It is therefore ordered that publi cation b made for four succes sive weeksjn The Polk County News-Gazeite, a newspaper pub lished ioPtyk county, notifying said noui 4id the next' Ira of the chancery ! per cen, uf the purchase uiny i will be required on day of sale. Notes with approved security will be required and a lien re tained until the purchasa nuony is fully paid. This Feb. 2 1914. T. O. Pack, Clerk Co. Court John S. Shamblin, Sol. for com. ANNOUNCEMENTS m ut to appear at s cbanc k county to be held N A White et al ) No. 447. In vs chancrycourt J L Collector j at Benton. Ba virtue of a decree of the chancery court made and enter ed of accord in the above styled cause at the October term 1913 I will on the Cth day of April 1914 at the court house donr in Benton Polk county Tennessee offer for sale for cash in band, to the highest bidder, the fol lowing described property to wit: Situated in the 10th civil district of Polk county Tennes see, in the town of Copperhill: and known as the J. L. Collector brick building on Taccoee street near the skating rink. Will sell said property to satisfy a judg ment and mechanic's lien decreed in said cause, and the costs o said cause. Feb. 28th, 1914. A. J, Williams CAM County Court r.Ierk I hereby announce myself a candidate fr County Court Cit! k of Pol lc county, subject to the Republican party. I will appreciate the help of all who may assist me in the race. A. R. Arp. "Cver Polk County like the Dew." Polk County News-Gazette Wm. F. RUSSELL, Publisher. DAN HICKS, JR., Editor & Mgr. One dollar a yar; six mouths 50 cents; three months 25 cents. Advertising rates on application 1 A Education DEVOTED TO: News History The Development of Polk County. This paper lias the best state and foreign news service of any publication in or near the county in Hentnn Notice of Creditors' Meeting. inserted into everything and H. K. Brown of Englew ood is . everybody that refuses to bow spending a-few days this week , down and worship at the altar ... I - uiih relatives here. Prof. J. L. Brewer spent one day last week with homefolks at Spiugplace, Ga. August McClary and Homer Brown have accepted jobs with N. A. White at thh carpe nters - trade. O ' Helping Friends. A. J - Williams favored us last week with a dollar to send the paper a year to J. W. Rymer at Wolfe City, Texas Mr. Wil liams fully appreciates the home ; paper and knows how it is wel 5 corned into the homes of resi dents of other places who once resided in Po!k county. o G. A- J. Perks called Monday and piid us fl 50 for subscrip tion tli p.iper. Mr. Pari:s says lid Iiks n p.tpr that sprf.ms out plainly on questions, as The NEWS-Gazette due.. , vVill Mf'.'luru of route 1 bo- of republicanism. He is known of ail men in Polk county as be ing opposed to everything that tends to the upbuilding of his county. A prominent business man of Ducktown told us this week that when any question of public improvement came up he (Hyatt) would fight it. Butthus' far it has happened that Hyatt was on the losing side. Etowah Enterprise. In the District Court of the Uni ted States, Eastern District of Tennessee, Southern Division. No. 1743 in Bankruptcy In the matter of fc. M. Hawk of Copperhill. To all creditors of B. M. Hawk banurupt, of the town of Cop perhill, oounty of Polk, state of Tennessee. Notice is hereby given that on March 2 1914 the said B. M. Hawk was duly ad judicated a bankrupt; and that the first meeting of creditors will bo held at U. S. Court Rooms, in Chattanooga, on March 13 1914 at 10 o'clock in the forenoon, at which time the creditors may attend, prove their claims, appoint their trus tee, examine the bankrupt and transact such other business as may properly come before said ! mpot.inor At. flhattanoofira. Ten- uessae, this March 2, 1914. James H. Anderson, Referee in Bankruptcy Frank S. Carden and J.E.Adams Attorneys for Baukrupt at th'"" anipmakeejvSe uhsSv the same.wili be taken taken for confessed ana the cause . set for hearing ex parte as to them,, This the 12 day of Feb., 1914. A. J. Williams, c & M. PUBLISHED EVERY THURSDAY AT THE RUSSEU, BUILDING, NORTH-' iSAST CORNFR OF PUBLIC. SQUARE, Letters for publication should itor1-anf:'' FOR SALE 26 acre Farm. 11 miles south nf Ktfiwuh at Reliance, side of I track on the L. & N. railroad; close to school, church und lodge hall, mill and railroad station. 6 acres in cultivation, remainder in timber. 4 acres easily irri gated. 60,000 gallon reservoir ready for use. Young orchard of assorted varieties of apples, peaches, trapes and berries. 7-room dwelling houpe with run ning water in house Barn and other out-buiidings. Ghssley Presswood Reliance, TeDQ. For Sale For Cash or on Time. A good six room house, stable und out-houses and one acre of land, just on the outside of the . nnn.r.n Will or. 11 tha entire outfit for less than the house is insured for. If you want a house at a bargain better come at once, as it is going to pell. John S. Shamblin State of Tennessee, chancer, court of PoIk county. Eulah Graham vs Virdie Graham. It appearing from the allega tions in complainant's bill which is sworn to that Virdie Graham is a non resident of the state of Tennessee so that the ordinary process of law cannot be serve urjon him. It is ordered tha I publication be made for fou successive weeks in The Polk County News-Gazette, a news paper published in Polk county notifying said non resident tor aDoear at the next April rules. 4 1 - of said court to be held at the rourt house in Benton on the first Monday in April next, the same being a rule day of said court, and make defense to said bill or the same will be taken fori confessed and the cause set fori hearing ex parte as to him. This 3rd day of February 1914. . A. J. Williams, Clerk and Master. B. C. Witt, Solicitor for com. d It RS D A YVSI A H . 5, WRr r 9iV We mail this issue of the pa er knowing that it is almost a jomplete failure so far as the cal and county news pages are )ncerned. But we believe that i - . s it is our nrst aeacieni issue i months, our readers will look pon it with patience, and sym- jathize with us tu some degree We did the best we could. We kill do better next time.. Rev. Ryaoer preached an ex llent sermon uk the Baptist lurch Sunday. B. Legal Advertisements. Non-Resident Notice. G G Hyatt vs Polk countv et al ) Vof jchf No. R85. State Tennessee, ancry court, of Polk county. It appearing from the allega- Land Sale. W. A. Newberry 1 In the county vs Vcourt of Polk Ida Brock et al ) county Tenn. In obedience to a' decree ren dered in this cause at the Feb ruary 1914 term o the county court of Polk couuty, Tenn , I will en the 28th day of February 1914 at the court house door in Benton, Tenn., in bar of the equity of redemption, sell to the highest bidder the fullbwing described real estate to wit: Ninety-six acros, more or less, lying in the north-east quarter of Section 28, 7th civil district of Polk county, Tenn.; bounded on the north by Tennessee Cop per Company, on the east by James Fuller, south by P. J.i Farner and west by N. J. Land. Said real estate Will be sold on; accredit of six months, except-10 Take Your Home Paper " r tf cxpcnrtNCC vV Tradk Mahks oILiklf rtm M opmlnn frM ha LMM. M Mvn.niT ...... . .... I.k.n uroMk tl..-tBartiitl riyinfldavlt Copyrights n. nmunlr o I'uauli scientific ncjricatu County Directory. Trustee, F. D. Copeland. Sheriff, Albert Crumley. Superintendent of schools, W. , Rucker. 1 Circuit court meets the third Mondays in March, July and November. Sam C. Brown, judge; T. W. Peace, Attorney General; C. S. Harrison, clerk. Ducktown Law court meets fourth Mondi.ys in March, July and November. W. A. Woody, clerk. Chancery court meets the 4th Mondays in April and October. V. C. Allen, chancellor; A. J. Williams, clerk and master. Quarterly court meets first Mondays in January, April.July and October. Quorum court opens first Monday in each month. J. II- Williamson, chm. T. O. Pack, clerk. Church Directory Presbyterian - Rev. J. E. Robinson, pastor, Preaching second Sunday in each month. , Baptist Rev.W. II. Rymer, pastor, Preaching first and third Sundays in each month. Method'st Rev. A. M. Tom. linson, pastor. Preaching the fourth Sunday in each month.