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Best flour I " X) at Davidson s.
July haa giv vn us so far copious
If you want coffee at 12c per lb, go
Don't forget to read 0. II. Pear,
$on's poem in this issue.
Granulated sugar 20 lbs for $1,00
"Mr. J. R. Johnson is now working
at the Valve Works,
"Our Winner" . tobacco, 5 cts per
plug at Davidson's,
' L. W,Gabel went to Chattanooga
Friday and came back same evening
A choice line of shoes at lowest
prices for thet money at Davidson's.
Mr. Jas. Caldwell of Arena, was in
town on Post-office business July 8th
Natural Leaf tobacco 20c per lb.,
David Cate and E. D. Brophy of i
Victoria, paid us a pleasant visit
Mr. R.Bell went up the valley
Saturday morning to visit relatives
West Tennessee tobacco 1 5 cts per
ping at Davidson's
Mr. G.. Sherman left Sequachee
July 1 for a visit to' bis father tt
Lundy's Lane Pa,
II dw would ap old folks concert, or
Cantata, or Dramatic performance
strike our local talent?
Huckleberries and blackberries are
now plentiful. We wish there were
inore people here to enjoy them.
Mr. J. F, MUle-r and family went
to Sonth Pittsburg, Wednesday, but
came back on tbe4tbtoour celebra
tion. James SkUes feaj secured employ
ment from the T C. & I. Co., at
Whitwell. He will probably move
up there soon
Bolivar Wyrnan who was so seri
ously injured by a rock striking ; hi
W.i sometime tune aero, is we are
glad to say slowly improving.
Mr. Henry Kent who has been
fortunate enough te secure good em
ployment at Dayton this state, will
remove his family there 'shortly.
Do not forget the Tonsorial Par
lors on Tennessee Avenue. Mr. Gru-
ebee is an experienced artist, ano
it i 1 "
Wt are the gainers, by having so po"
lite and accomplished a pxofessor to
treat our heads and facea.
Heaveu helps those who help them.-.
selves. We help ourselves by furn
ishing our own amusement and en
joyment. Then it. k pure and good.
''Sequaokee has had successful ob
servances of Memorial day and 4th of
July this year, and both made so by
local talent. Now what shall we
Jack Lee who was injured a short
time aga while making a blast, has
about recovered the use of his hand.
Jack says, that hereafter he will let
stone quarries, severely alone.
By actual count one day last week
there were twenty-two cow bells on
Central jnd Qwen street'', not count
ing Squire Brown's hogs, or Col.
Spear's gouts. Truly this is a lively
We omitted in our report of July
4th to praise Miss Carrric Lasater's
presentation. Sho is always pains
taking, has a good voice and stage
i 1 1 t t t i
presence, ana win develop mio a
Mr. Robert Bell and family who
reached this place July 4l,k from N.
E, Texas comes, we are told with
the object of locating himself and
family in a more healthy location
than where he ii now residing.
Gustifson Bros.,of the Sequachoe
Valve Works have quite an expan
sive order from the T. C. & I. Co., to
make tuyeres for them.
A tuyere is the orifice where the
blast pipe enters an iron furnace.
We are glad to see the long dis
tance Telephone connecting Nash
ville, Chattanooga and Memphis is
being constructed through our town.
The line on New Hampshire avenue
looks like a gleam of sunshiriel The
construction corps of 19 men are in
camp near the. branch,
July 4th we were very pleasantly
eurpiised by a visit from Mr. James
Degnim bearing a bountiful supply
of ice cream and cake. It was in
deed a surprise and we much enjoy
ed it. At the s?me time we were
appreciative of the Degnan family
for their thoughtfulness. Jn the
da-s gone by we used to get such
but lately have had little save hard
knocks. May the Lord keep our
THURSDAY, JULY It
Celebrated in Sweet
The 119th Amiivcrsary f
The Declaration of
The morning of the glorious 4th
opened auspiciously with the music
of bells cow bells, which resound
ed: on every side.
Bells to the front of us,
Bells to the rear ojvus,
Bells to the right of us,
Bells to the left of us,
Bells all around us.
It was a beautiful day and. indeed
one of rest. The National ensign
was displayed at various places,
The celebration proper of the day
commenced at 3:00 p. m., at the
Methodist church, when the follow
ing programme was rendered to a
Opening Address, W. A. Pryor.
Song Beautiful Spring,
Declaration of Independence.
Mr. Win. Owen.
Song- Dixie Chorus.
Recitation. A Little Girl's
Speech., Hallie IIayr.es,
G. Recitation I kissed her for uer
Mother, Wiliio Martin.
7. Mr. Owen's Sunday School clasps.
8. Song Happy little Birds,
0. Recitation Solitude,
10. Solo. Sweetest Story ever told.
Mr. O. J. Gustafson.
11. Recitation.- A longof Liberty,
12. Song. Maggie May, Chorus.
After a recess for supper the peo
ple returned and found the grove
adjacent to the church brilliantly iU
luminaicd with lampa and Chinese
lanterns, producing a very pleasing
effect. An energetic committee of
ladies was on hand ready to dispense
ice cream arid other refreshments,
and woe to the male adylt who had
any silver in his pocket there
was nothing for him to do but sur
render, and the ladies wore gratified
at their success.
At 8 o'clock, a second entertain
ment was offered as follows, and the
church was literally packed.
1. Song, Amuiwi Choru.v"
2. Opening Address, Major iWU
3 Song, Star-Spangled Banner,
4. Recitatvw, Our Country!
AMis-s Nora Lasater
5. Song) When I was a Lad,
Chorus of boys.
6. Address, Mr. J. P. Miller
7 Song, Little Voices,
Chorus of ladies,.
8 Song, Whistling Coon,
Mr. C. J. Gustafson
9. Rocftation, A Song of SLips
Mh.4 Cvrrie Lasater.,
1Q. Song, Beautiful Star,
3Iiss. Francis, Miis. Gustafson,
11. Song, Dixie, Chonvk
Miss. Gustafson and Mrs. Graham
presided most acceptably at the or-.,
The afternoon programme being;
intended for the children, they iuusk
tered in full force, and their efforts,
were much appreciated. Mrx W. A
Pryor's address was eminently prac-.. '
tical and appropriate, and the chorus,
was good. Mr. Gustafson's. rendu
tion of his solo was &o good as tci
merit a request for its. repetition at.
the evening meeting.
Col. A. L. Spairs of Jasper, who,
was present with Prof. Atkm's, o
Pryor-Institute, being caliod Rpon.
made a neat response.
Of the evening programme on
which much hard work had been,
spent, the number?, 'Little Voices,"
and "Beautiful Star", sung by ladies
was very sweet and charming, the.
altos and sopranos blending beautk
fully. Mr. Gustafson, assisted by
Mr. Anderson, scored a success with
"The Whistling Coo". Elbert Rol-.
lins dil well with tho admiral's 6ong
from "Pinafore". Of Major HillV
speech a gentleman f roin Texas, who
was present with his family remark
ed; "He wished it could be repeated
in every town an,d city of the United
At the- close of the programme, on,
motion oi Mr.u. n. rearson a vota
of thanks was tendered to all who,
participated in the exercise of
the day, and the celebration of the.
4th closed by a renewed attack o$
the tee cream, fco., remaining.
We are glad to state that the pro,-,
fits to the ladies who labored so hard
for its success, under the lead of'
Mrs. L. W. Gabel, amounted 1-4
$19.00, which will be used to flr
painting the Qhurcta