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P-Jl nl f y u SEQUAO W n i 'K, VOL. 3. SUNDAY. The Sunday School, Visited While in Session by a Representative of the NEWS. . The Sunday School movement established in 178, unlike many others may safely lay claim to be an American institution, when we And from statistics, that of the ten million of children con nected with Sunday Schools in the whole world, ovei six million or more than half" are in the U uited States. In the rural dis , Ulcll luca yji. luc una uuu vw- tricts of the Southern states asl:ect of gulKav Schools. At" the ... . i" religious services are very mtre queut, the Sunday School is really the only public observance of Sunday, and consequently los es its denominational exclusive n ess compared with its functious "in cities and large towns That our readers may know cf our School, the News represent1 ative visited the school on Sun day raorniug last. The windows and doors of tin building being open, before we reachei th en ureh ttie hum ot voices noti I tied us that the school wat in progress, and from the energy displayed in the teachers voices, was intimated the idea that the teachers were not content with their scholars knowii g their les son but that they should under stand it. Entering, we found as sembled some 50 children and 10 or twelve adultP,u very fair per centage of the population. Ex cellent order prevailed and the children with their bright-eyed earneatussa was a pleasant sight. "The organ'zation of the school 13 as follows: Superintendence. J. Guetaf son; Assist. Superintendent, Win. Owen; Secretary and Treas urer, John VV. Graham; Teach ers: Class 1, VV. S. Pry'or; Class 2, Sam LVyor; Class 3, Mrs J. W. Graham; Class 4, Miss Gus tafson Clas 5, Win, Owen. In the regular order d" business the Treasurer rep-Tied the com pletion of painting the Church SEQUACHEE, TENN., from funds raised by the school and a small balance on hand. The labors of the ladies were eulogized by the Superintendent as redounding to their credit. Tr e News representative was in troduced to the school, and in vittd to address them, which he did, his remarks being principal ly of a reminiscent character, in terspersed with a few anecdotes and congratulated the school up on its appearance and the marks ed improvement, he could not fail to notice. He thought the improvement in singing a most commendable feature and urged continued effort in that direction and briefly explained to the chil dren his idea of the aim and ob- close, Mr.. Owen called attention to the fact that this Sunday was devoted to Temperance instruct ion and read a poem, of which the following is a part. "It's nothing to me," the mother said: 'I have no fear that my boy will tread The downward path of sin and shame And crush my heart, and darken my name." It was something to her, when her only son, From the path of life was early won And madly quaffed the flowing bowl, Then a ruined body and a ship wrecked soul. We commend the efforts being made to make the Sunday School intere-ttiiiir and attractive. Ev eryone 8 lould desire to be in formed in Scripture history as becomes intelligent men and wo., nieiu LOCAL. Best flour $-1.40 at Davidson's. . The secondary school is assured for Sequachee. Egg's 8 cts per dozen at Davidson's. Mr. Sherman went to Tracy City on Saturday last. If you need machine oil go to Dav idson's . Mr. Sherman returned to Sequa chee Wednesday evening, July 17. Some of our citizens are hoping to get a chance to mine ore at Innian A Sequachee evening concert, the return of the lingering kine at 5:30 p. m. THURSDAY, JULY 25, We hope to publish another con tribution from Mr. C. II. Pearson next week. We are glad to hear that applica tion has been made for a telephone station for this place. Mr. Ed J. Trout formerly of Se quachee, later of Bridgeport, Ala., is settled in Easton, Pa, The last week haa been quite warm and the showers seem to heat instead of cool the atmosphere. Mr. G. A nderson was a passenger on the moi ning train Friday bound for Hot Springs, Ark. Twelve cotton mills in course of construction in North Oarolina. How many in Tennessee? Mr. E. D. Brophy, of Victoria, was in town Monday and kindly ad ded his name to our subscription list. If anyone would like prices on ci der mills or evaporators, they will find the bottom prices, at Hill & Son. Mr. L. W. Gabel shipped a car load of lumber to Chattanooga on the 16lh , and one to Jasper, the 19 inst. Cox, the negro divme was arrest ed last Wednesday and carried to Athens, Tenn., to answer charges there. Our story this week is from the pen oi William C. Hill. Perhaps some of our readers may recognize the locality. Mr. Everett Stuck who resided in Sequachee one year, is in charge ot a shop of the National Cash Register Co., at Dayton, Ohio. Miss Lou II. Hill, our irrepressi ble twelve year old, has been promo ted to the case, and is making good headway setting type, Mr. Chas. Hancock passed through toyvn Thursday with a load of fine dressed flooring from E. D. Brophy's mill at Victoria. The burning question in Sequa chee with the thermometer close to 90 in the shade is, where shall we get our coalfor next winter? The telephone people went through town early Friday morning putting up poles for the new line connecting Memphis and Chattanooga. i The T. C. & 1. Co, of South Pitts burg, has just had some brass boxes for engines made at the Valve NO. 3. Works. Mr. J. F. Miller is an ar tist in his line, consequently it was a splendid job. Our office has just completed a job of printing 2000 posters 7x15 for Prof. Lehr. He is pleased with the job and w ought to be reason ably proud. Base ball it very much under the weather in this town. The boys complain of lack of funds. Can not something be done to further the national game. Our columns are open to corres pondents who write in good faith on matters pertinent to the welfare of the town, but there must be no per sonalities or double entendre. The steam threshing machine at Mr. Wm. Owen's makes things live ly, the whistle of which reminds us of a small steamboat. 'Tis ease her, back her, let her go, at short inter vals all day. This paper is a Sequachee product ion, don't forget it. If some enter prising paper maker would come a long and dam the Little Sequachee, and make paper litre, that we could get it we should be glad. Advices from Texas intimate that Mr. Jas. U. Owen and family are all well, that Miss Tennie and Charley have both secured positions to teach schools. Mr. Oyven has growing crops of oats, wheat, corn and cotton. We hope his estimate of 75 bushels to the acre will hold out, but it sounds like Sequachee. We suggest that on the front of the church should be placed the words "Owen Church", in neat let tcrs. This would would give the building a permanent name, be a graceful compliment to Mr. Robert Owen, Uncle Robin, and his family. Chapel is not expressive as it means a connection or addition to a church. The he ads of families in Scqur chee is of a cosmopolitan nature and there is now, 3 from Ohio, 2 from Massachusetts, 1 from Alabama, 1 from Wisconsin, 1 from Pennsylvan ia, 1 from New II; mpshire, 1 from Mississippi and one from Maine. The balance are natives of Tenness ee, Come on you who suffer from drought, cyclones and tornadoes and enjoy the protection of our mountains.