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news: 31 VOL. 3. SEQUACHEE, TENN., THURSDAY, MAY 14, 1896. NO. 45 ..-j. 11 ru& ""'"" OUR MOUNTAIN ROAD. It is Feasible. An Easy Grade can be and should bo built at Onco its quality, and we believe it can be made superior to the valley lands. Hut having put our hands to the plow, we should have the work be gun as quickly as it can be, and we believe all interested will be more Tuesday morning bright and early, than satisfied with their efforts to ob Mr. John Messing, of Jasper the tain a good carriage road to the Road Commissioner for the 7th Dis- . mountain. trict, reached Sequachee and a party i Besides the advantages enumerat was organized to go' over the propos- d its proximity to Point Wauna ed route consisting of the following lancett ought to start a summer town the Commissioner, John E. Byers, C. there, with its grand chalybeate wa ll. Davidson, Glancy Sherman and ter, and for an ideal drive by car Tiie News representative. Col. S. i riage on tbe old Cumberland, return II. Melcher and Mrs. Melcher and ing either by Bluff ton or the Golden Miss Nina accompanied them a part I Stair, it would be hard to select a of the way. The route traversed was following Owen St., to a point opposite the Palling Spring house, thence gradually ascending the foot hills of the Cumberland Mountain takes a south-west ward ly direction until the Owen Coal mine is reached, tien still gradually rising, reaches the top of the mountain near the Golden Stairs, a distance of two miles from the depot. Hie Commis- j route more lovely and pleasant. Now to work, to work! Nethersol's Rival. She is swet 16, and says the first time her sweetheart kissed her she felt like a tub of butter swmiming in honey, cologne, nutmeg, and cranber ries, as though something ran down her nerves on feet of dlmonds, es- ! corted by seve ral cupids in chariots ..; i.:.. j l. a- vw muici u K.uuenougu u say iuai d . &hM M hon me naa cou.d be built as easy as an-i kle; aildthe whole ead witU y Va ley road and when complete d rain.bow.Georgia Cracker, would be the easiest road to the top i of tiie mountain n: the county, and LOCAL. W.T. Mosgrove was in town Satur day. G W Watley was in town Satur day. Miss Janie Francis spent Sunday with home folks. Richard Parkes, of Victoria, was in town Saturday. The News gets out the job work that takes the cake. Rev. J. W. Robertson preached here Sunday afternoon. . Lon McCollough from the noun, tain was in town Tuesday. J. B. Womack, of Victortia, spent Monday in South Pittsburg. Mrs. Foster from the mountain wjnt to Cedar Springs Tuesday. W. C. Hill went to Jasper Mon day and collections for the News. JIrs. C. E. Cunningham spent sev eral days in Chattanooga last week. The News is now told that the school' exhibition will come off Fri day, May 29. A irood urogram is lay, May 29. A hoc being prepared. J. G. Lankester, of Jasper, was in town Monday. We are glad to know his daughter, Mrs. Kelley is better and improving. John E. Byers has done good ser vice in the road matter, for which he has our thanks and should have that of the community. Do not forget your cemetery lot before Memorial Day. Do't let an- y stranger nave to as wno owns this neglected grave. Mr. W. L. Mefcher paid a visit to Jasper Monday driving in his team. He also spent the day in Jasper Tuesday going by rail. A man by the name of Miller was in this town one day last week try ing to pell a formular for making soda water without a fountain. Engine No. 222, of the Wes tern and Atlantic railroad now hauU county, estimated the cost of construction at I 83UQ per mile. To continue the j road in any direction on the top is just a small matter of clearing. The party on reaching the top fol v lowed the road to the north to the chalybeate spring and filled up with its grateful beverage, and coming down stopped on their way at the Company's vineyards and examined the luxuriant promise of grapes with W A. Turner, of Victoria, passed through on the passenger train Tues day after a trip to Chattanooga. Mr Turner has been gettiug some more bargains fvr the good people of Vic toria and he knows how and where to get 'em. Mrs. Clarence II. Pearson gave us some strawberries from her gdrden, so husre that they ought-to be in much satisfaction. The vineyards great demand for church festivals' tor straw berry snort cake, ono case and strawberry would do the' busi ness, but they vere such wallopers. the oassentier train. enrine No. 79 John Coburn, ot Jasper, attended being ,n tne railroad shop for repairs. the G. A. R. meeting here Saturday. " , . e ' Mr. Sherman is now selling his se- Come and see us when you want Ieeted Jiurbank and, Hose potatoes, job printing done. It will pay you. to ciose them out, at 25 cents a bush Mr. Samuel Burnett, of Whitwell el. Improve the chance before it is attended G. A. R. meeting Saturday. gne John Blessing, Road Commission-' Several parties around here refuse or fliid iiMint w in tnwn Tnps- to give anything toward the road day. Will Burnett is reported to havt joined the order of the Benedicts. Oh! William! t it " are truly looknrnne. Mr. Sherman announced that when theroad was built he hoped to set out? u hundred acres of grapes and judging from the condition of the present vineyards, no risk would be assumed in extend ing the cultivation of grapes. We were impressed with the irood com- mon sense views of Mr Cases of killing and stealing hogs, the property if people who live in the Valley but who have turned out their stock on the mountain sides has ljlessincr in lately been on the increase. - Dallas relation to the road, and the absence . Dixon has lately lost several and of any conditions that require the as-' very properly he proposes to prose sistance of civil engineers will leave cute the thieves. 1 more money available for the road j fund. That is not the right spirit, and such a course never helped the progress of a community. Owing to hard times for which wo. hold the politicians rKnrmsihh Mrs. Mattie Kilgore, of Whitwell, the coke ovens are agam quenched. is visiting her father, G. Wr. W atley WiU the people ever come up t0 the on the mountain. , jjea Q more business and less poli- A rattle-snake having six rattles tics? and a button was killed last week in Without b-ing invited last Sun Owen's orchard on Well's Peak. day afternoon, Mrs. Needle-nosed The Sons of Veterans association Hog and her two scions came to has died the d?ath. Even tha char ter members never hold meetings. construction where should be put. he believes it We should much prefer to have ! subscribers voluntarily pay their sub- We are mora than glad to be able scriptions but as we feel we are giv to say that with one or two except- ing more for the money than anyone ions, the people acted as they said else we shall try and collect, and af- and gladly subscribed when asked, ter a reasonable effort, erase the name Tho Sequachee Company has been as from our list if we do not succeed. Ill eral as could be desired and the We have no papers to give away, whole arrangement shows a united and can use them all. effort for the immediate benefit of all. We knew it could be demons trated, and it has been, that the peo ple are heartily in favor of public im provements Mr. William Owen is working val- After all, the play in our back yard although we hart not invited them, but they left . suddenly. Farmer liill Wells is cultivating Win rPnv1 from hi hfiarf iailt,y 1,1 hlS Orchard. lrAnV.ip occupation of that grand old garden er, Mr. Adam and his wife, sooner or The girls of this town have com- later has charms for all of us which menced to play base ball with the nothing else has. boys, and the way they can throw is Capt john Prater Qne of om. yd a caution. , ue(j guiJSC,.ibcrs pa(i us a pleasant We have had hot days for the past vlsit Tuesday Tho captain has week, but with the setting sun the gone into the raising chickens by cool eveninsrs end nidits have been leam or incubator, and we wish i i enjoyable. Rev. Fr. Graham, of Nashville, celebrated Mass at Maj. Hill's Satu.- him success and propose to see those fowl The people of this place have a t'. i r. l o it mi..k;. wurm int'iui hi vut. o. 11. iueu;uei. a : c..K , , , , , , .. . , u,iy iiiui uxn'j;, icavmLi iui uuuiu x ills- Ho has helped tho building of the h mQ road and he wants to help do more, f The building of the road opens up The Colonel's varied experience These are the days when two lit- at once some nne ianu ior iarms. or- would oe ot great experience in i tie gins wnom we Know are very tne nine vauey. Jir. jiartm pro- chards and vmeries, and the appear- building up Seq.iachee and no one's . busy in our garden, first flowers, then poses to clear it out and plow it soon lnnt ana dolls and books, their busy and give the corn a chance, and tLen Several cases of squirrels were shipped to Chattanooga last week. They are of the variety known a the living squirrel, and were captured in M. Martin's alleged corn natch in ance ot the soil is daric and the lux- practicle suggestions are mure appre uriant undergrowth determines dated by us than his. days are very busy. Lucre vo:it be any more squirrels.