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SEQUACHEE, TENN., THURSDAY, FEB. 6, 1896.
Every new do vice and every dc
pnrture from old methods must uio
adverse criticism and blind prejudi
on the part of individuals hiring set
fish or conflicting interests, or having
no interest at all except that of being
chronic obstructionists to every re
form. These valves are no exception to
the rule, and notwithstanding the fact
that our new Quick Action BalanosJ
Valves have been exceptionally well
received by users and practical men
generally, we have recently become
aware that one objection has been
found to them .vhich, however, is sn
easily met that we are surpused and
rather gratified and not at all offend
,,e "cuo.i reiers to me iaci,
that some ot our first valves were e t0 order and introduced the represen
quipped with an iron gland around j tative of t-;je Nkws t0 m.eside ,at the
the valve stem. This eland devel-: nn,.,;n(f Vniv.i A vnlmuv
oped a tendency to rust especially
when use 1 in water service. Une
quivocal condemnation was therefore
meted out to these valves in general,
on tho ground that, "they would soon
bQ, destroyed bv corrosion." This
error of construction was an experi-1
ment and was discovered long ago,
and the remedy was easy and obvious
that is, the substitution of a non cor
rosive material for the part referred
to. Therefore, all our valves are
now equipped with brass glands, and
feo far as the action of the natural el
ements is concerned these valves are
indestructible unless used in connect
ion with anhydrous ammonia, wFien
cast iron is again resorted to.
Another objection has also been
made by would-be critics of limited
knowledge, that it resembles this or
that other old type of valve. This
last objection, however, required no
lefutation as every well informed can
easily see that our Quick Action
Balanced Valves are a distirct type
in every r hpect; in all essential
points differing from all types of val
ves heretofoie used.
No attack has been made as to tke
durability of its operating mechanism
which dispenses with the use of a
threaded valve stem and its conse
quent stripping in the packing-box.
This fact alone raises them above
comparison with the bid style of un
balanced, nlow action, thread-stripping
'eshall always be glad to receive
honest criticism from any source and
nvt every real delect that may be
tainted out to us, no matter how lium-
blc or unskilled tae person trora
wh.mi the criticism emanates.
Our valves are doubtless very far
tuna pM-fect at prcM'nt, but we owe ami reliability.
t; t o;imi?1vm in miiuuiuiug .the i '
vvutUonee of the .valve-using public Now conies the report that Martin
i ; nuking the above reply to an ob- & Byera have cut 18,000 feet of lum
hvVum which we believe to h ne I een her at the Jones-Watley mill in three
vii'io in t:lilu but ander days last week.
prehension, and for the further reas
on that the defect referred to has
been successfully remedied.
THE PUBLIC SCHOOLS.
Monday, Fob. 3, 1895, should be j
long remembered in bequachee ' as
the day of initiation of advanced ed
ucational advantages for the people
by the institution of the secondary
school and the News takes much
pleasure in chronicling the fact; and
now that it is established, believes the
people of the district will faithfully
Spite of tha thrextening weather,
69 children were on hand and by the
time of opening the skies had cleared
oii ad the sun shone brightly.
Mr. 8. M. I, oft v.
School j),rector8 called the meetin
choir ot ladies, consuming ot Mrs. J.
W. Graham, Miss MatilJe Gustafson,
Miss Lydia Gustafson, Miss Minnie
llaynes, and Messrs S. W. and W.
A. Pryor, sing a pleasing selection,
ther. followed a reading of part of
proverbs, Chap. 2 , 'another song by
the choir, and then the Lord's Pray
er was recited by all present.
Then a practical speech by the
News representative who introdtuid
the new principal, Mr. II. E. Tate, to
the school. Mr. Tate spoke pertin
ently and earnestly, announcing his
determination to do his whole duty.
Then Miss Sarah Abies, the assist
ant teacher was presented and she
briefly responded. The presiding
oilier then called on Mr. John T.
Boyd, ,irho made a manly, earnest
speech, while Mr. W. A Pryor and
Mr. Win. Owen, who both urged u
nity and determination on the part of
scholars and people to ensure suc
cess. It was then announced that short
ly a meeting of parents, guardians,
and others would be called to arrange
for the fullest possible term of school
for this year, of which due notice
will be given. Announcement was
also made that outside the school re
wards would be offered for tlfle schol
ars whose records showed them neith
er absent nor tardy to be announced
at the School Exhibition at close of
the spring term. After another se:
leet'on by the choir, the school was
i ceiling, siding, etc:, of the best quail
jv aiKi on yhort notice, go to Gabel &
Uiown, whose advertisement appears
I in the issue. We feel no hesitation
m , uaranteeing their promptness
Read the letter of Gustafson Bros,
in this issue,
Mr. Zeke llaynes went to Whit
Mr. I. N. Kuox of Inman was iu
Mr. G. Sherman went to Chatta
Mi?.8 Sarah Abies arrived in Sequa
chee Friday last.
Mr. John Slatton of Whitwell was
in town Tuesday.
Jobprinting that is job printing
done at this office.
II. T. Simpson and brother of Jas
per werejn town Tuesday.
S. P. P. says he wants all the tin
ware any body has to spare.
Mr. James Campbell from the
mountain was in town Tuesday.
Wm. Lee has moved into a house
at the south end of Sequachee.
Mr. Lura Hout's little baby is
somewhat better at last accounts.
We can do your job work cheaper
and better than you are aware of.
Job printing that speaks for itself
done at this office. Give us a call.
The young men of the town will
organize a literary association to
Miss Althen Spears returned last
week from a visit to friends and rela
tives at Graysville.
The way to .build up your town is
always to speak favorably of it, not
to run it down every chance you can.
Mr. II. E. Tate arrived on the ev
ening train from South Pittsburg, to
take charge of the school at this city.
Miss Ellen Price of Jasper, and
Miss Mattie Payne of Cloverdale,
were the guests of Miss Pryor last
Mr. Chris. Gabel left for Chatta
nooga Monday to accept a position
with Casey & Hedges m their ma
The indications are for a heavy
freshet this spring. The lumbermen
agree on this subject and warn peo
ple to look out.
Jas. Coldwell of Arena was in
town .Monday. Said he ln d to go a
way up the mountain side on aceoi ut
of the river rising.
One month of 06 January, a dreary
one gone. What will February
bring forth? January was not a
We completed last week a full sup
ply of letter heads, bill heads, envel
opes an I c.. u. tor Gabel & Drown,
which we consider a tiit class job.
Two wagon trains of northerners
passed through Dunlap this morning
on their way to the Fitz-gerald, Ga.,
colony of settlers from the north and
We are the pleased and grateful
recipients of some nice apples from
Mr. William Owen. Apples are get
ting scarce, but we think we never
enjoyed them more.
Prosperity smiled on this office
once more Tuesday. She has been
so chary of her benefits lately that in
the language of the poet we were
down in the mouth.
The attendance at school increased
6 on Tuesday. Now there are 1200
persons eligible in the district. We
ought to have ana mnet have 125,.
daily, average attendance.
It is not good manners when any
one is singing or is playing instru
mental music, for everybody but
those engaged to talk as loud as they
can to drown to the music.
Somebody, we don't know who,
but we are as much obliged as if we
did, has sent us a list of commands
engaged in the Battle of Chicamauga
which we shall carefully keep.
Mr. Samuel Burnett, of Whitwell
visited this office Monday. He
thought it worth while tc be initated
inso the mysteries of the printer's
art and gave us an appreciated call.
Mr Gabel reports their sav mill
nearly ready for work the changing
of shafting and machinery has con
sumed much time but when done will
be of great advantage in getting out'
Pigs in a graveyard are not pict
uresque to us, rid the person who
took the rope away that closed the
gate ought to be made to bring it
back and that quick. Out on such
A disgraceful row Thursday night
at the falling spring house, the prop
erty of the Town Co., must not occur
again. The best remedy is to pull
down all tum old cabins in out of
the way places.
Azariah Burnett, Sr. resumes his
old place as fireman and engineer at
the planing mill. Azariah Burnett,
Jr., is directing the mules to" plow for
for a crop. When that is done he is
he is going to school.
The first reheasal of the Musical
Society was a success. 21 out 23
members being present and they put
in two hours go'xl, honest work.
We known it is hard on the director
but he Slid hpcan stand it.
The burning question of the hour
now is how can I pay my taxes with
no chance , to earn anything. The
outlook is very dark Ivit th Mate and
I County must have the taxes. "What
d es a citizen or two used up, amount