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Summe rs Po r r o tt Hardware Co.
to practically all points in Washington, Oregon,
Montana, California, Arizona, New Mexico,
Idaho, Nevada, Utah, Colorado, Wyoming, and
the entire Pacific Northwest.
from Johnson City
(According to Destination)
Daily to and Including April 10
Tickets at these rates are good in tourist sleepers, also in
through coaches and reclining chair cars (seats free.)
Daily Through Tourist Sleepers
St. Louis and Chicago
Seattle, Tacoma, Portland, San Francisco and Los Angeles
Scenic Colorado, via Billings, Mont., and via St. Paul Through
the Great Northwest
The Burlington is the only line with through tourist sleeping
cars to all important Pacific Coast cities, via these routes.
Peronally conducted excursion, in tourist sleepers to
California, severul times every week.
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I will spend a short time in
I the city and will
ited numberof pianos totune
and repair. If your piano has
not been tunod within a year
it needs it now. Best of city
references. Drop me a card I
at the Colonial Hotel. -:
Representing Kenyon-Sheely Co., Morristown.
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in 1911 ? Our addrest is W. ATLEE BURPEE & CO, Burpee Building.,
Philadelphia. Send ua your address, and we shall mail, without cost, copy of
The Leading American Sfed catalog for 191 1, a bright New Book of
174 page that tell lhe flam truth
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details and map.
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P. O. Box 70, Knoxville, Tenn.
accept a lim
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Teething simple and
mention this paper.
Arc New Appointees well equipped
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With Experience and Training
In Immigration Work.
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Washington, March
erased activity on the part of the
Southern Railway company in the
work of attracting settlers to the
south is indicated bv the announce-
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ment that two additional traveling
i emigration agents have been ar
painted in the land and industrial
department, J. II. Jones, with head
quarters at St. Louis, will travtl in
the central west and J. B. Finster
will have headquarters at Washing
ton. These new appointees are
wei equipped with experience and
training in immigration worlc and
their duties will be to solicit desir
able classes to locate in the south.
With these additional agents in
the field, the work of the Southern
railway for the upbuilding and devel
opment of the south should be even
more effective than in the past. For
years the Southern Railway com
pany has devoted its energies and
employed its means for the develop
ment of the territory it serves as for
the betterment and expansion of its
lines and equipment. Through its
land and ' industrial department a
carefully prepared plan for the pro
motion of immigration and indus
trial enterprises was devised when
the company was organized in 1894
and this has been steadily followed.
It has drawn the attention of capita!
and enterpiise from all parts of the
(Jii'ted States and from Europe to
the south, its opportunities and
resources and has thus identified
itself with the progress rf the
That the company is convinced of
the efficacy of its past efforts and
the wisdom of the expendituies thus
u tailed is manifest in the announce
ment that this work is to le con
tinued on a larger scale.
Washington, March 20. The
attitude of the administration to
ward the republicans in Tennes
see, which has been one of sym-'Sam
pathy and interest in the Sanders-1
Hale faction, does not merit the i
admiration of John C. Houk, who
represented the Knoxville district
in the Fifty-second and Fifty
third congresses. Speaking of
the republican party in Tennessee
the senator from Knoxville said:
"If this administration does
not change its attitude in national
politics so far as Tennessee is
concerrted, it will need another
steam roller of much larger de
sign and pattern than the one it
employed at Chicago at the na
tional convention that meets next
year. There is just one man who
can bring about harmony among
Tennessee republicans," continu
ed Mr. Houk, "and that man is
William Howard Taft. He can
accomplish such a result ouly by
giving all elements of the party
in the state that much-talked-of
square deal of which we have
heard so much. Let him make
the officeholders in the state at
tend to their official duties, and
quit packing political conven- 1". 1)r- Allerton S. Cushman, direc
j. 1 tor of the bureau of industrial fesearch
3' . . ... . tit Washington, declared nt the Frank-
The ease and .facility with Hll in,lilute lhnt at lhe present rate of
whichCongressman-elect Sells his I production -the iron supply of the
railroaded appointees into office J United States would be exhausted in
even before be has been sworn in ihirly years.
, , , "If the average rate of increase by
as a congressman has been much I , , , .,, . . . ,
n t ' d cades should be continued," he said,
discussed by Tennesseans here. It ,.it wj(i require the production in the
is not only charged that Sells has r.ext three decades of 6,088,000,000 tons
madesomuch headway thisearly ofoie. The ore supply available in the
in the game as the result of the United States is estimated at 4.788,000,-
f t r . r 1 000 tons Bristol Herald Courier.
support of Postmaster-General
Hitchcock, but it is even asserted
that he has had a helping hand The High School "Annual,"
from Senator-elect Lea. mad.f UP ' th.e ,iter"y effrts, of th,?
. pupils of the city public schools, will
The Ladies' Missionary society of appear in a few weeks. We are
the First Presbyterian church, will anxiously waiting for it, as the tal
meet with Mrs. Frank Baxter on ent displayed by the members oMhe
Thursday', afternoon at 2 o'clock, high school classes promises some
Officers will be elected for the com- thing artistic. We will even prom
ing year. ise to read the poems.
' Mrs. Albert 8. Miller, Jr., died nt
her home in this eiiy Suuday night at
2 o'clock. Mrs. Miller hud been an in
valid for several years and although
more than once she had been so near
the brink that her ears had caught the
echo of the tinal call, yet the purity of
her life, the sadly sweet influence rad
iated from a soul hovering so long
near the great eternal, the sad touch
of fate that kept her Buffering husband
from her in the last moments, the long
list of relatives standing in the highest
of high esteem, causes the cloud of sor
row to cast a darker shadow across us
Mrs. Milier was Mies Adelaide Mil-
jler, daughter of Dr. Elbert 8. Miller,
Sr., before her marriage with Dr. Mil-
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and leaves three sons, a daugnter ami
her husband, who, as is generally
known, has Leou in a critical con
dition for several months. The funeral
services wer held Tuesday at the Mun-
sey Memoeial church, and interment
will be in Oak Hill cemetery.
d hve howered upon
the bereaved family, and The Cornel
.sincerely adds its own in the fullest
Prof. L. C. Glenn, of Vaudei
bilt, who has done much field
work for the United States geo
logical survey and forest survey
in the soulherii mountains, and
who is very familiar with the big
conservation project, said that it
wtis not the idea to establish one
immense mountain park, but thai
the commission would probably
consider a number of detached
areas for reserve purposes. The
acquisition of these would be gov
erned not only by their desirabil
ity to meet conservation needs,
but by the ease with which they
can be acquired, as the commis
sion will not be held up. Good
farms in the reserve areas will
not be disturbed, nor is it the idea
of the conservation authorities to
convert the forest reserves into so
many tracts of wilderness. On
the contrary, systems of good
roads will be built through the
reserves and every encouragement
given the people to go into them
for their recreation.
Prof. Glenn will assist in pre
paring the bill which is to be in
troduced in the Tennessee legis
lature. It is an amendment to an
act of 1J01, which gave the Unit
ed States government the righl
to acquire trrritory fcr forest re
serves within twenty miles of the
North Carolina border. It is de
sigrel to remove this restriction.
Nashville Banner.
The game of peanut politics that
R. Sells has been playing in the
First congressional district on ac-
count of his jealously ot Dr. Massey,
has lost him the support of many of
his former strong supporters. It is
generally conceded by those who
are posted in regard to political con
ditions in the First district that Mr.
Sells will be a one-termer in con
gress. His medling in matters that
belonged to Dr. Massey has made
him weaker and Massey stronger,
Massey, during his short term in
congress, has proven himself to be a
worthy successor to the lamented
Brownlow, and congress, by elect
ing him as manager of the Soldiers'
Hdme, showed his high standing in
the greatest law making body on
earth. It is generally admitted that
if Massey is a candidate two years
from now he will be an easy winner
over Sells Montgomery's Vindica
cator (Republican).
Philadelphia, March 20. Speaking
on the subjeet of the conservation of
m i Pin
m KiiirmPMip!
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Converse Expects Release Soon of
His Son and Edwin Elatt Who
are Confined in Prison
El Paso, March 20. "The
Mexican insurrection is no place
for American boys or. American
men. Conditions are all hostile
them. The federal troops will
show them little mercy and the
insurrectos don't care whether
Americans are killed."
H. C. Converse, of Glcndora,
Cal,, made this statement today
after a visit to the jail at Juarez,
where his sou. Lawrence, twenty
me years old, together with Ed
win Blatt, of Pittsburg, is confin
ed on a charge of participating in
the Mexican insurrection.
"Since the state department of
the United States has made rep
resentations to Mexico City that
the boys were captured on the
American side of the boundh-y,"
Mr. Coverse said, " the boys are
receiving better treatment. They
are not allowed to receive food
sent from the outside." -
Midnight in the Ozarks
and yet sleepless Hiram Scranton, of Clay
City, III. , coughed and coughed. lie was
in the mountains on the advice of five doc
tors, who said he had consumption, but
found no help in the climate, and started
home. Hearing of Dr. King's New Dis
covery, he began to use it. "I believe it
javed my life," he writes, " for it made a
new man of me, so that I can now do good
work again." Fprall lung diseases, coughs
colds, la grippe, asthma, croup, whooping
cough, hay fever, hemorrhages, hoarseness
or uuinsy, it's the best known remedy. Price
50c and $i. Trial bottle free. Guaranteed
by H.C. Miller.
O, the valliant charge he made! Out
of the east he came, yea, from the east
came he. Waking the echoes of the
sleeping village with the thunder of
his iron hoofs, he outran his shadow
on the cloud of dust in his wake. Pen
cannot picture the grandeur of that
bravo old steed, charging as if the bu
gle call still sounded in his ears, fne
breathing from his nostrils, white foam
from his heaving flank flecking the
spotlessstreet, as he swung into Mark
et Steet, from somewhere up around
the tannery knobs.
On and on he galloped traces to the
right of him, traces to the left of him,
bridle on the front of him, breeching
to the -no, the breeching was busted;
so was the belly-band; right into the
city's busiest mart, across the sun-kiss
ed verdure of Fountain square, right
into the arms of the iron-sinewed lady
holding the perpetual water jug. She
didn't budge. She didn't even frown
Not a hairpin fell to the earth. She
kept on smiling the same old smile,
just as if hugging runaway horses was
pa.it of her daily job.
And then 'long came a feller on a
mule. Mules don't run as fast as scar
ed horses this one didn't, anyway.
Bat by dint of digging hob-nails into
protruding ribs the one-man cavalcade
arrived in time to rescue tho red horse
front the bronze lady, and it was all
Cause: A dray horse kicked said
drayfrom his immediate vicinity, and
took a little constitutional on his own
account. Eflect: There wasn't any
Wlit'tlier on Infant nrUrown Person, Cured
by Zrnno and Zenio Soap. An
Unusual Offer.
The City Drug Co. says to every person,
be it man, woman or child, who has an ir
ritated, tender or hching skin to come to
our store and procure a bottle of Zemo and
a cake of Zemo soap, and if you are not en
tirely satisfied with results, come back and
get your money. So confident are we of the
efficacy of this clean, simple treatment that
we make you this unusual offer.
Zemo is a clear liquid for external use
that has cured so many cases of eczema,
pimples, dandruff and other forms of skin
eruption. Zemo and Zemo soap are the
most economical as well as the cleanest and
most effective treatment for affections of the
skin-or scalp, whether on infant or grown
person. iw
After a man passes 60 he Is pretty
fortunate If he doesn't find more ac
quaintances on the tombstones In the
cemetery than he finds on thn door
platca In town
Captain and Mrs. Coy, who have
been in charge of the Salvation Army
here for some months, left yesterday
on the Memphis special for Sil
ver City, New Mexico, the capttin
goes there for his health. His many
friends here regret his departure.
Dr. John Lee Allison's sermon Sun
day morning at the First Presbyterian
church attracted considerable attention
and comment on account of its force
fulness, beality and directness. Dr.
; Allison's subject was "The Preeminent
Book The Bible, as the Revelation of
God," and his text was taken from
Isaiah 40-8: ,lThe grass withereth, the
flower fadelh, but the word of God
shall stand forever-"
The text was considered in treating
of that portion of the sermon relating
to the indestructibility of the Bible. As
his opening remarks, Dr. Allison
said: "You may take alt the Bibles
that have ever been published aud
m-ike a pyramid as large as the pyra
mid of Cheops, placing them one upon
the other, and of these have one collos
sal bonfire, bnt you couid not destroy
God's word. As Dr. Wendling, of
Washington, said of the imperishable
book, 'you cannot destroy God's wcrj,
you cannot destroy the Bible in its
sanctity; you may destroy all the forms
called the Bible, but you would have
to go farther, you would ha'ytfto get all
of our books of law and out of them
cut all pages referring to the Bible;
then you would have to go into the
gret field of literature and art and de
stroy all the paintings, the word of
God in colors, and cut out of literature
eyery vestige of reference to the preem
inent, indestructible book, Then you
would have to destroy the human mind
before you could destroy this book
You would have to destroy the oral
Bibles written on the tablets of the
mind, upon the tablets of memory, the
tablets of the heart. T he word of God
is indestructible"
Dr. Allison's four divisions of his
sermon were: First, the heavenly or
divine origin of the Bible; second, the
great antiquity of th; Bible; third, its
indestructibility; fourth, its immuta
bility. Under the respective heads were for
cibly brought out the divine inspira
tion of the writers, from Moses in the
desert of Arabia to St. John on the Isle
of I'atmos, covering a perioil of 1"00
years; the fourteen verses in tha book
of Fxodus which have wielded more
influence than all the law books of the
world the ten commandments; the
strong and lasting influences of the
writers, although they were all kinds
and classes of men. "It is the cathe
dral of truth, it is the temple of all the
years," said Dr. Allison. "Many have
wrought upon it, but as the builder has
the great plan in his mind, so this
word of God was concaived in the mind
of the Infinite long before he gave the
first golden thoughts to Moses, the
great lawgiver of Israel. The Bible is
the oldest book extant; it goes bacl to
tne cradle or me numnn race."
Speaking of the criticisms of sceptics
Dr. Allison considers these as really
proof of its indestructibility and truth
and says they are to be invited rather
than condemned. "Truth," he said
"is like a torch, the. more it is shaken
the brighter it shines."
The fulfillment of the propecies was
tcken as one of the strongest argu
ments of the lndestrutlble and iminu
table qualities of the Bible. These are
unanswerable by tne sceptic.
Dr. Allison laid down three rules or
canons by which the infallibility of
prohecies might be shown: First, the
prophecy must be such that is beyond
the wisdom of man to guess it; second,
it must, be detailed sufficient to exclude
guess work; third, there must be such
a lapse of time between the prophecy
uttered and its fulfillment as to pre
clude the prophet himself from know
ing the result of the thing he prophe.
For comparison, other books of great
antiquity were referred to, and it was
asked if the philosophy of Plato and
Aristotle and other once great books,
were read now except for literary or
historical interest, if they were really
intelligle at the present lime. The on
ly things in the ancient writings which
live today are the references in them to
the truths contained in The Book.
In closing, Dr. Allison said: "Today
as a nation, the United States, and we
as a people, standing in the forefront
of civilization and greatness, owe our
position nationally to the Light and
Truth of this Word; so shall all other
natiens, if they shall ever stand abreast
of us, find that only through this per
manent word of God can they lay
claim to the saving knowledge of God
in Christ Jesus."
Leavenworth, Kan., March 20
Mrs. Carrie Nation, the militant
Kansas temperance worker, who
is at a sanitarium here, is gradu
ally growing-weaker. Her condi
tion, which is due to a general
breakdown, is regarded as serious.
None of her mail is given her.
but is forwarded to a daughter in
Kansas City, who is managing
her mother's affairs.
Memphis, March 20. Former
Gov. Patterson has purchased a
home in Idlewiled, a fashionable
residence section of Memphis, and is
expected to complete arrangements
to open law offices here next week.
Court House Is Filled With Enthus
iastic Citizens Who Want the
Highway in Carter
Elizabethton, March 20. A
large and enthusiastic crowd attend
ed a meeting held in the court
house here tonight in the interest of.
the Memphis-to-Hristol highway.
E- C. Alexander was made chairman
of the meeting and Lee F. Miller,
secretary. Resolutions were adopt
ed commenting Governor Hooper
for his interest in this great enter
prise. W. F. Carter, of Washing
ton county, was -endorsed as East
Tennessee's member of the high
way commission. Dr. E. E. Hunter,
ex-Congressman Blackburn, Lee F,
Miller and others made strong
speeches in the interest of the road
coming through Carter county. A
committee was appointed to go to
Nashville and insist on the appoint
ment of Mr, Carter and ask the
selection of this route and gur.rantee
the building of the road by Carter
county people. A number of gen
tlemen were appointed to receive
contributions to pay the expenses of
the committee to Nashville.
Just after The Comet had gone to
press Sunday morning news was re
ceived of the death of Mrs. W. Law
son Taylor at her home on
Pine street of erysipelas at one
o'clock. Mrs- Taylor was about
65 years of age and an active mem
ber and engetic worker of the First
Presbyterian church of this city. She
has lived for a number of years in
this city and has attracted to her a
large circle of devoted friends who
attested their devotion by their pres
ence and many beautiful floral of
ferings. The services were simple
and impressive, Rev. John Lee Al
lison speaking of her Christian char
acter and devotion to her family
and church. Before her marriage
she was Miss Martha Matilda Mil
ler and she is survived by her hus
band W. Lawson Taylor, her
daughter Miss Lila Taylor and three
sons, Frank and Charles Taylor, of
this city, and D. S. Taylor, of San
Angelo, Texas.
She is also survived by two sis
ters, Miss Mary Miller and Mrs.
Smith, of Hendersonville, N. C,
and one brother, John B. Miller,
of Greenville, S. C. The burial
took place at 2 o'clock inOakllill
cemetery. A full choir rendering
the music, Mrs. C. O. Biddlo and
Mrs. Lamb sing a duet entitled
"He Calls His Own." Pall bear
ers were K. A. wood, 1. v. wc
Cown, W. B. Harrison, S. A.
Bowman, A. F. Hoss and J. A.
The body of Geo. Sells, father of Con
gressman Sam R. Bells, of the First
Tennessee district, was exhumed in
Beuhler cemetery Friday afternoon,
and from here it was taken to Johnson
City for burial beside the grave of Mrs.
Sells, who died recently. Mr. Sellgdied
in Bristol thirteen years ago. The cask
et in which the remains slept had gone
to decay, so that it fell apart when ex
posed to the air. It was necessary to
provide a new casket.
The monument which marked the
grave was also taken down and sent to
Johnson City. Bristol Herald Courier.
St. Petersburg, March 20.It
is announced here that Mr. Koros-
tovetz, the Russian minister to
China, has been murdered in Pe
kin. Neither the foreign office
nor the war office has been able
to confirm the report this afternoon.

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