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Published at Sequachce, Xcnn. XGTOl. HILL & SON. Editors & Publishers. Subscription, 50 Cents per Year. THURSDAY, AIH4. 20, 18. E-JJ-.IL L!llli11 !?"'." " ,r WANTED GOOD ROADS. Nothing keeps a section of coun try down so thoroughly as bad roads and here our roads are bad enough to suit the meanest. And every body, knows it and admits it for the sole benefit of wagon ma kers, who, if the people buy enough wagons to break can be benefited and nobody else. How long will people slave and drag and pull over poor roads. It is said a merciful man is merciful to his beast but to put good cattle on poor roads is poor economy To our way of thinking Christianity does not amount to much which tolerates such roads as we have in Marion Uounty. The Ratio Between Gold and Silvers-Meaning of Free Coinage. Mint Director Preston has made the following simple and compre hensive statement in regard to the Entered in the Postoflue at Snuachee r.oinaee ratio between trold and eil as Sfcund Class Mail roatter i ver in rcspuuse iw ireijueiib iuiun ies on that point: All standard silver dollars coin ed by the mints of the Un'ted States since the passage of the act of January 18, 1837 have been coined in the ratio of 1 to 15.98S4, generally called the ratio of 1 to 1G 15 9884 being very nearly 1G. Still to reach accurate results the former and not the latter figure must be used in calculation. The ratio is obtainable in this way: The silver dollar contains o71.25 grains of pure silver and the gold dollar 23 22 grains of pure gold. it you divide d n.zi) oy 'Z'z:i6 you will get the latioof weight between the gold and silver dollar that is 15.9884- It is true that to be on a par with gold silver would (at our ratio) be worth 81.2929- The rcas is this a gold dollar contains 23 22 grains of pure gold. In an ounce or 480 grains of gold there are as many dollars as 23 22 in contained in 480 or one ounce. Ifyou divide 480 by 23 22 you get 20.G7 the 4 number of dollars that can be coin ! uch in Little Is especially true of Hood's Pills, for no medi cine ever contained so great curative power In so small space. They are a whole medicine There is one point in favor of the silver standard which we have discovered in the Courierslounral Almanac, which is this and we quote their own words. "The tables show that, generally speaking the gold standard and gold and silver standard countries are hopelessly in debt while the purely silver standard countries haye much the better conditions In those countries which have the silver standard, the average national in come is greater than the expendi ture, so that their relatively small indebtedness has some chance of ultimately being paid." The Cou rier Journal is notoriously rampant for gold and this statement from its Almanac is surprising when heretofore it has allowed no advan tage from the use of silver. Gold countries have a revenue per capi ta of 83,42 and a debt of $48 91. Silver countries, a revenue per cap ita of $1:25 and a debt $4.68. mm flj V 3 chest, always ready, al ways efficient, always sat isfactory; prevent a cold or fever, cure all liver His, sick headache, jaundice, constipation, etc. 25c. The only Tills to take with Hood's Sarsaparllla. "0 n -J Lit IS Saved His Life. Says the Clarksville Leaf-Chront icle; Auctioneer Col W. F. Young of the city brought to the Leaf Chronicle office this morning a rarely precious heirloom in his family. It was the battered re mains of what was formerly an ex. eel U nt silver watch This' watch the Colonel purchased of Mr. George Cooke the jeweler two years previous to the tragedy which it was the ditecv means of averting thirtvtvo years ago to-day at At lanta, Ga. It was during the third engagement. In the very hottest of that very hot engagement Col. Young wore this watch in his upjerleft vest pocket. (At the moment of which we write the colonel was in possession ot ins good right arm, but it VCHQ ho rill' ,i ..... i .... ..f - i.i. :.. fc" , v.. eu uui ui mi ounce oi puie giuu, i",wangeil by a wicked minnie bal other words the money equivalent few moraents alter.) To thii Another beautiful illustration of the present system of back lax collecting has lately come under our notice. Another New II amp shire party has been obliged to pay $15.00 for a $4.00 tax. He writes us, VVhv in thunder can't the county officials give vou- some sort of a notice for the benefit ol non-residents when a tax is due and not! let it go into to back tax attorney's hands every time? To this we can only answer "Why can't they?" If . he had delayed settling this tax lor a mouth long er, it would have been nearly doubled. of one ounce ol pure gold: in other words the money equivalent of one ounce of gold or of 15.9884 ounces of silver at the ratio ot 1 to 15.9884. Now if 15.9884 ounces of silver be worth S20.G7, one ounce will be worth 1.2929 as you can prove by simple division. The same result is obtainable by divid- ing lou grains oi pure silver in a, standard silver dollar, at the ratio of 1 to 15.9884 which gives SI 2929. Sixteen ounces ot pure sliver will coin a little more than one ounce oi pure gold; 15,9884 ounces oi silver will coin exactly the same a- mount ot money as one ounce oi sold that is $20.67. You can prove this by dividing -15.9884 ounces by 371 25 grains. The op eration is as follows: 15.9884 multi piled by 480 divided by 371.25 e quals 20.674 it is not true that sixteen ouncv of silver will coin only $16.80 at the raib of i to 16. As will be seen above, one ounce of silver will coin 1.2929. Multi plying $1.2929 by 16 gives $20 67. You can make the same result in anoinr way: 10 ounces troy, or 7580 grains divided by 371 25 gives the number of silver dollars that can be coined out of 16 ounces of silver; 7680, divided by 37125, equals 20.6, Worse and more of it. And now comes Governor Turney and calls the Legislature to meet Mon day, Sept. 7, to raise more money for the State and watch up tne poor, bungling work done at tin last few sessions. All to be paid for by the people at an expense of $1000 a day at" least. Comptroller Harris says the session is not nec essary, but what is the use of being Governor if one cannot do some thing besides pardon convicts. .) lo tnis fact does the Colonel owe his life to day. During a charge a minnie ball struck the watch squarely over the wearer's heart, but dancine saved him from even the slightest injury. The Colonel felt the shock only slightly. The watch, however, was a battered wreck. A evv moments later asaoove state i he was less fortunate, however, los ing his right arm. It was so bad- v mangled that amputation was Wi'S necctfssary. In that engage ment the Colonel's regiment the Forthv-ninth Tennesseehad six- y-three kilieil and wonnded, while Quarles brigade had 490 killed and wounded. The Col. was down town this norning exhibiting his battle scar 1 i . . . i . - i r il. reu reuc 10 uie ooys oi me uiu guard. He says that he could not be induced to part with this old watch for any amount of money, lie desires to have it handed down to posterity with its history care fully preserved. Certainly it should be treasured sacredly by them as it will be. DIXIE NOTES. is a one It is a pretty argument the gold bugs have, that of repudiation we mean. With sixteen million dols lars extra paid to them for the purpose of iloating bonds payaole in silver as well as cold, where in time does the repudiation como mr ;any case it fails to cure. Nansen the explorer, had been heard from. He aud his compan ions were picked up by a steamer near Franz-Joseph Land. He reached a point nearer to the pole by 4 degrees than any other man. There is more Catarrh in this sec tion of the country than all othei diseases put together and until the last few years was supposed to be in- II "IT curanie. ror a great many years doctors pronounced it a local disease, and prescribed local remedies, and by constantly failing to cure by local treatment, pronounced it incurable. Science has proven catarrh to be constitutional disease and therefore requires constitutional treatment. Hall's Catarrh Cure, manufactured by F. J . Cheney & Co., Toledo, Ohio, is the only constitutional cure on the market. It is taken internally in dos efrom 10 drops to a teaspoonfull. Is acts directly on the blood and mu cous surfaces of the system. They offer one hundred dollars for Send for circulars and testimonials. Address, F. J. CHENEY & CO, Toledo, Ohio. Sold by Druggists, 75c. Hall's Family Fills are the best. .ememnei S. H. ALEXANDER -WILL SELL you roods as -CHEAP as you can BUY -them in the VALLEY. . . . -WE have just received a -Large Stock of Shoes -and we ask you to come -and see them. . . UrT ASK the people of Sequachee and vicinity to call and eee me. Jasper, - - Tenn. HILL. Notary Public: Ceitifieate of Appointment filed in U.S. Pension Offices. CORRESPONDENCE solicited trom persons de siring to purchase land for retidence or farming pur poses. TITLES exbmined. SEQUACHEE. TENN. ATER WORKS. Office:- Marion House. Residents of Sequachee have all the privileges in con nection with Water Service; equal to any first class city. The supply is taken from Cumberland Mountain from springs 350 feet elevation. Three miles of pipe are now laid. NEW HAMPSHIRE AVENUE, SEQUACHEE, TENN. i km Char j o 1 uttOOflS. J iG&SODilblC. Parties coming from the Forth will confer a favor by writing, or using 'Phone or-Telegraph. fOi nJJ C3) WE can famish you letter heads, billheads, statements, circulars, invitations and caids. Giveyonr children oi the school. the benefit' Wanted-An Idea WrlU JOHN WEDDEKbtRN A CO Who can think of orne simple tblUit to I'Strlit? thtr may bring you wealth. :KbtRX A CO.. Pau-nt Attor ney, wutiiciton. v. u., rr mfir pruo oner Esq. Dock Tate, ot Cagle, hustler In more ways than He is good justice ot the peace, an all round farmer and fine . fruit raiser As a truck farmer he takes the ''cake.1' A few days ago he brought to town the largest Irish potato we have seen m a long time. The sight of it drives awav the gloom of hard times from before our eyes. It weighs two and a quarter pounds and is eight and a quarter inches long and four and a half through. Around the short way (over live side-growth protub erances) it measures fifteen inches and around the long way it meas- a 1 ures twenty-one incres. wno can b at it? Dunlap Tribune. Mr, Robert Mitchell, of Way' ex hibited a plow here Monday, says the Camdem Chronicle, that was a ouriousitv to all except a few of the oldest citizens present who re member how their fathers used a similar instrument nearly three-, quaaters of a century ago. The plow is a reproduction of what was called the 'fshaft" plow, it having shafts similar to a buggy which were made fast to the main beam of the plow. Mr, MitcheU intends to stnd the plow to the Centennial and Industiial Exposition at Nash viile next spring. LAW STATIONARY iii HOOK Satisfaction Guaranteed. it a v x II V 'i il NGS The "Rossmore, The. Business Centre. Electric Cars to and from the Depots 'and all Points of Interest pass this Hotel. -Fiae Front Rooms: wide Halls: practically fire proof. Polite, Prompt Attention. Lookout Mountain in full view from Hotel Veranda. Rates-$2 OO per day. Abner L. Ross, PitoriUEToii. CLERKS. Horace Bayxess. J. T. Stewart. Merchant's Hotel. CornerSth and Chestnut Streets. Pli ant Location. . -One block from Union Depot. One block from Electric Card. Forty Front Rooms. Electric Lights and Bells in every Room. Polite attention. Information about Battlefields and Points of Historic Interest freely furnished. Kates-JSl.SO to $2 per day. Special by the week. Abner L. Ross, Proprietor. CLERKS. Frank Hodgkins. M. V. Owens. alone. ("Special attention and information to tourists and ladies traveling CHATTANOOGA, TENN. J? snDSMDe iop me , iI two buadri lnenUoc warned. Advertise in the News. SEPCHEE VALLEY HEWS. I