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SEQUACHEE, TENN., THURSDAY, AUGUST 13, 1896. NO. 6 1 "Wanted More Vine yards. Mr. W. L. Melcher writing from Laconia, N H., says; "The grapes arrived in good shape and I have distributed them. We are encour aged that we have found something to yield a profit, I think the ro stilt is good for the first year and an unfavorable season at that. More vineyards must be set out. It makes me more anxious than ever for the mountain road. I ex pect to succeed in accomplishing this soon notwithstanding the hard times." These are a few words but right to ihe point for which we thank Mr. Melcher. It shows his busis sagacity. They a r a success and we now ask a reperusal and earn ed are gone and people everywhere estly recommend the lnends of Ses like Oliver a wist are asking for quachee to stand by it and by help more. We are' sorry we hare no jng themselves heip tne town and more to give them but the unstint VrIIv ed praise of our grapes gratifies us very much Said one person to us Why I never 6aw anything like it. Another' '1 never saw such fine fruit," A gentleman from Chatta nooga whose Opinion we esteem says unqualifiedly 'They are the employment helps to -build a piace finest g apes ever eem m Chatta- The road up the mountain will nooga;' aud a dealer xMr. Muxen open 8ucn a vast territory for this makes the statement that they are and kindred uses that it cannot be superior in eyery way to anything made too soon. We know theie ever sent here and the city has are many wh0 will be glad so avail been flooded with grapes from Tal themselves of the chance to get ev lapoosa ann elsewhere And all fcn verv 61Iia1 plots but the gieater this means that Sequachee grapes the variety of fruits the better for will have a steady local market the pbtct. next year Talking with a farmer Enlarge the vineyards and bring the other day we remarked that them down the mountain side to one wagon load of grapes had yield MaBSachusetts or Vermont Avenue, ed S2b.00 cash ast Thursday. He Form' an association and buy the answered- Yes and to realize that priSent vineyards of the Compauy. amount of money fronv anything To set out more grapes ought to else one would have to haul three Illean the location ot a basket lact or f(ur big wag;) loads. ory here and that would perhaps Mr. Melcher s idea as to the ex- suggest othtr enterprises, but by tenwou ot the vineyards is the right all mean8 keep the Dall movirig. thing and we fully endorse it. lhe; The News favors enterprise. We company s vineyards ought to be do not want anyone to take bold increased to fifty acres if not more wno believes inlI can't' but those this season ana we long to see I ne whole mountain side back of the! town cleared and its value enhan ced since it is proved that their a daptibility for fruit growing is not to be questioned. Now how to get at it and to set about the work. , of the U. S. Department of Agri With one half crop the profit on culture. It is a collection of short these grapes is safely $40 per acre articles treating of the farm, field more than could be raised for corn aud garden, forestry, fruits, irriga or other crops on the choicest val- tion, road construction, everything ley lands in four years taking late in fact calculated to attract the at years as a basis which proves our tention of the farmer or fruit grower, position that fruit raising is and There is one article in particular jyillbe a paying business right which we shall publish when we fin We. Take a case right as fc aps feh our present series of artices on pies. There are not inanypples Tennessee Apples. It is the "Princi this year-last year there were too e r f 1 linci many. We know one man on the ft ntl? woi 4 , B(, y mountain who has 500 bushels of J1?0 t 7 llufated fo late fruit which will mean to him woodcuts whichre would be on- fim hMtfir than anv corn cron. " 1 , X Last December a circular PlilV,n,ifl hnsan averafre yield was mailed calling attention to grape fuuS ru8 on e iwo Florida culture as an investment in which te Hemp Culture, Pruning these figures were civen: and Care of VYoody Trees, Pine of 1 77 tons pr acre at an average State, Small Fruit Culture for Mar price of 817 66 per ton yielding the kcf Cure and Prevention of Pear owner 829.80 to the acre. In New Blight and like articles. It is a York the yield was 1.75 tons per acre at an average price oi u per ton yielding the owner 8122 50 per flf-re. in unio me yieiu wna re- ported at 1.80 tons to the acre at! nn average price of 857 per ton an yielding au average income $102.60 per acre. Tl,o Piitiro rnst of the land pre paring planting tredising and car- ing lor the vines until the end of the third year when they begin to minutes start. The distance id 'a lit be a source of profit will not exceed tie less than four miles and he won a 3100 aa acre whicli expense will be dollar ou the trip. distributed throught the three years. The income the third year frcm setting can safely by estimated per acre as follow 680 vims five pounds each at threo cents per pound 3102 80 which is a vtry modnte estimate but sufficient to cover tne entire outlay. After the third year the annual income. should a verage not lees than 8100 an acre. Subsequent events have proved that these figures and the circular Wfi8 a fair and contervati ;e eslim ate. We endowed the proposition then and we reiterate our endorse ment now aud although the invito tiou to those interested here fed tlH.fcu.tthr t.imtt nf its tmhliratimi Apart from this consideration we shall encourage the planting ot vineyards and orchards as the very best and safest investment anyone can make but their existence means cnniH ftrnninvmrnit. and what, crivps ouJy wno Fay .j wi!1 and 6nall A Valuable Book. We acknowledge from Foster V. Brown the receipt of the Year Book iV. T iau w leprouuce n were : within our means. There are inter- Apple Industry in the United valuable book. Beat the Train. , ncsi vaiKer, tne ooy who sells fhe News at Whitwell, started on his A 1 IT 11 . 1 qI uavLic iur ictoria jusi as me pas senger trai n pulled into AVhitwell, .. i . .... inorumg last weeK ana beat it to Victoria, shifting As the tram does Borne LOCAL. Ulpian Furguson was in town Sunday. About everyone went to the polls Thursday. Matthew Pryor was in Tracy City Saturday.. John Poe, of Inman, was in town Saturday. Maj. Thos. II. Hill went to Jas per Monday. JoTm Turner, of Whitwell, was in town Saturday. Riley and Lucius Abies were in town Saturday. Miss Eflie Haynes is Kimball this week. visiting at G. W. Watley from the mountain was in town Saturday. S. P. Pryor spent Satirday and Sunday at Oak Grove. The Institute at Jasper Saturday was fairly well attended. Miss Janie Francis attended the Institute at Jasper Saturday. Mrs. R. J. Brown and family were visiting at Whitwell Sunday. I. Hammock and family returned Tuesday from a trip into Georgia. Mrs. C. II. Davidson has been vis- ng Esq. Watley Volley Lasater is now able to get around but his foot is still very sore. J. R. Ilouts. of Whitwell. was vis. itiner hia brother C. C. Ilouts. Sun - j y ri-nr day. Win. Thornton, of Jasper, was up Saturday to attend Grand Army meeting R. J. Kilgore of Whitwell, is now numbered; among the followers of the News. Airs. Josie Cox and ch lid, of Chat tanooga are visiting Mr. Haynes fami ly this week. Job work that can be relied on a3 being neat and nice done promptly at this office. v- Sam Houston Academy has sus pended its opening indefinitely until cooler weather. Who was the young girl that made two blushing attempts ot mail one letter last Saturday. The mysterious camera seems to be the centre of attraction now at the cave on Sundays. Joe Green, of Victoria, was in town Saturday and remembered us in a substantial way. Austin Coppinger won an 180 fil ly off of Breck Turner on S. B. Raul ston's election for Trustee. . Mrs. Halo from Chattanooga was in the city Wednesday selling medi cine, a sure cure for most everything. School opens here next Monday. Send your child to school and see that it studies. This is your duty and you should attend to it. . Joe Hicks of Whitwell was in town Saturday to attend Sons of Vet erans meeting. He also subscribed for the neat and newsy News. 3 i? "I uur menu vusun Voppmger says j of the bequaehee grapes, ,kl ney are a derned sight better than musca dines," which is true every tine. lung ner paienis ror tne past weeK. mere have been quite a number of The vote for Judges of Chancery R.J. Kilgore, wife and children of ' fara,lies .from lh Korth located in 'Court was as follows: Republicans, . - - i Advertised Sequachee Property. The following are property owners whose names appear in the Delin quent Tax Sales. Space prevents us from giving the list complete, oth erwise we should give a complete description of the property. Read it over and Bee if your name appears in it. W. A. Brown, G. A. Brown, Ben nett & Pike, Burroughs & Peavy, G. "W. Bodett, Chattanooga B. & L. As sociation, J. 11. Clancy, W. II. M. CateH, J. P. Ensworth,' L. N Farley, Lizzie E. George, Sequachee MTg : Co., E. A. Gross, J. M. Ilardaway, i ! Shade Lofty, N. E. Investment Co., A. I. Nute, G. W. O'Neal, Mrs. Jas. Owen, B. W. Rogers, S. B. Russell, Sequachee I own & Improvement Co., E. E. Smart, Lizzie Sherburn. A Fruit Growers Association. Whiteville. Aug. 6. Last Satur day was organized a Fruit Growers' Association the object of uhich is to encourage tie farmers to raise some - thing for market besides cotton. T. C. Stewart a member of tl e Tennes see & Kentucky Land Immigration Company was made Chairman of a committee to confer with the railroad company in regard to the freight rates. 1 he Immigration Comnanv has recently established an office here through which they will distribute their paper published at Memphis. Sons of Veterans 1 Varans. TT s A n.vicmn f u 1 and Tfinn . waq instil nt Safnlflv ------ 7 vv Ktvu4 vt j i i j fn last and officers elected as follows: Captain, R. J. Kilgors: 1st L;eu- tenant, J. R. Abl as; 2nd Lieutenant, 1 Joseph Ilicks; 1st Serg't., W. C. Hill; O. M. Snm'L W S Prvnr- Offi, nf tl1R fi TamM J sfc, were The p ' meet the 2nd Saturday at 1:00 p. m. At next meeting balance of officers will be chosen and organization com pleted. Austin's Latest. Austin Coppinger always has a story suited to the . occasion and as the republicans have had a walk ov er in this county, Austin is at his best as he believes it presages victory in November. His latest effusion is something like this: Silver Man. -I hear that the streets of Heaven are paved with gold. Is that so?" Gold Bug. "Yes, old boy, the Bible says "the streets are paved with gold'." . Silver Man. Well, by gum, I don't want to go there. I don't want any gold in mine and I ain't even taking the gold cure," Mr. M. W. Anderson, of Jasner. mm seuuuii uirougn mis company. . jluoo: uemocrais 1UU. Jepublican relates to us a strange experience. Courts fail to show any report of set The birds attacked the black grapes dement since Sept. 7, 1874, when A. in his garden but do not touch the 1 A. X7: itt, . .. We are not sufficiently acquainted with bird physiology to say they think thera not ripe and so let them alone. Mr. Sherman has had the same experience in the com pany's vineyards. Mrs. Mary J. Brown of Sequachee and Mrs. Elizebeth Dyer, of Whit- well, are the guests of Mrs. W. A. Moore, at the Moore House. Dun- lap Tribune. County Election. The coumy election passed ofF very quietly. The republicai s were out in full force and very eu thusiastic and they carried the day The democrats did not vote theirs straight but scratched it consider ably. The republicans claim that a good many democrats voted the straight republican ticket but . this is au error. The democrats voted for the best man irrespective of party because they wanted good men. The republicans are jubilant and declare they will get a gieater imijuniy in lNoveniDer cjuih is not : possible. It may be much less. The official vote in the 7th Dis trict is as follows; . Supreme Judges. Rep 243 Dem.... Sheriff. Rep 265 Dem..., Trustee. Ren 538 Dem.... 189 166 192 R 228 , Dem m , i.i,., ' Assessor. uonstames. Warren (r) 247 Bamett (r).T 262 toclirayer (d). 187 School Directors. Ball (r) 224 Lasater (r) ...239 Dmv fiv ioo Rogers (d) ...... "..181 Martin (d) '.'.."..il'.'.'l'.ilSO Carter (r. col) 164 majority 508 Rogers for Sheriff received 1635 votes against Sexton's 1026. Res publican majority 609. . "aulston republican candidate p ior trustee received 1643 votfs against 10J0 for Hoge. Republic can majority 633. vve would give the figures for all " UUUIUy UUl a8 ? . aut1 1Z not 'et ut complete tab1 ZJanuf 'g Property Advertised. 5 lots returned to the Sequachee MTg Co. in Sequachee City. For full description see Book I, pages 622-3 Register's office at Jasper. 5 lots bounded north by Blocks, south A D, east and west Bid and Machinery, assessed to Sequachee MTg Co. This latter paragraph is given exactly as published in the Jasper Democrat. It is a pretty hard case to make out but we will let it pass. Sam Houston Academy. The board of Trustees met at Jas per Monday. All present The records ot previous meeting were read and approved. Secretary reported that Treasurer had duly fil ed his bond and had requested Treas urer of former board to .transfer rec ords and aocnunts Examination nf Tennis nf f!mmfw s J t r to the amount of $5,595.61. The meeting then adjourned; A certain young man in Sequa chee thinks churning is a pleasant ! task as he asked his sister Sunday I morning to let him churn, but to his sorrow an accident happened to the churn and spoiled all his pleasure. j - Newton Fultz had a brand new boy arrive at his houe Saturday night. 4,.