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VOL. VII.
SEQUACHEE, TENN., THURSDAY, JUNE28, 1900.
NO. 48.
ATTEMPTED BURGLARY.
Trtieves Try the Postoilice Safe
at Bridgeport.
fir id geport, AM., Juno a:.--Karly this
morning it was discovered by gome ono
pass ii if that tht) postollRe Ijh1 been
biiritliirizHd. Tho postmaster u at
ouch m, tilli d anil upon investigation it
found the panics had secured en
trmcu by placing a chisel under one of
thn windows and raisin? it. Thov then
opened ono of tho doors from the ii. side
in order to make well their cscapti in
case someone disturbed thoiu before ac
complishing their purpose.
Uefore entering tlin poslolTIcn they
burjfliii Izod a blicksmith Hl.op nearby
und secured bam mors, chisels und drills
wii.li which they succeeded in knocking
off the combination and drilling bolus
in wblch fuse and dynamite wore plac
ed ready to blow open tho door when it
Is supposed limy wore frigbtonod away
by Home one passing.
There were only a few stamps loft
outside tbo safe, which wero uiidiKtiirb
od. The door was strewn with matches
tli at bud been struck, und particles ot
clay that bad b.ton used in packing the
fuse. Therein no clui to the guilty
parties and now that it bas rained it
would ba almost impossible to track tbo
parties w.th bloodhounds, ovon if thoy
wero bore.
I'ikvvllle.
Special to the News.
A pood many of our citizens are mov
inpnto summer quarters that is those
who are fortunate enough to pusses
them.
Frank Agree had roasting oars for
dinner Sunday, thus eclipsing all form
er records.
Miss Mattie (luff who has been visit
ing Miss Maggie Norwood, lias returned
to her home in Sparta.
Tbo oldest inhabitants of the 2nd and
It districts of this county according to
1'rof. Iyin White, census enumerator,
are Isaac H'bitonburg and Dick Blalock
uauh 81 years.
R M. Roborson died at Havana, Cuba,
.In ii f)15, of yellow fever, llo wag a
blght young man of triucli promise,
and tbo news of bis death is a shock to
th' people of this county. Ho leavos a
widow to mourn his loss to whom ho
bad bean only recently married.
The board of equalitjrs have closed
thuir session and many changes were
made in the assessments and incro.sos
in assessments caused much discussion.
Many improvements have been made
In the court bouse yard triruniing trees
and cleaning up.
Itlodsoe county democrats aro betting
beavily on liryan.
A. C. Hut' liinson has a steer that has
gained i lbs a day for the last two
mouths.
Bimough's Chapel.
Special to the News.
.Well it just 'keeps raining and tlie
grass and wued.4 aro t iking a nice start
but it is no inn to grumble us wo can't
do anything but rest.
I guess Mr. James Anderson of Kel
ley's Ferry won't bo by himself when it
quits raining in wnuting bands to help
. run ihe snakes and wild cats out of tbu
fields.
I wonder if the candldatos won't have
a hard lime ot it efter this wet spell Is
over if thoy want to electioneer with
the people they will have to do it by
trotting along by the side ot them from
one end of acorn row to the other and
they may be introduced lo tbo boo ban
die if they remain long.
We quite agree with Old Slick,' of
S.vannan, tbat' all who fail to have
that so called worthless paper next Au
gust won't hardly ha recogn zod on the
day of election.
Mrs. Ellen Layno was taken quito
sick the tlrst o! last week but is now
butter.
T. E. Campbell went to Soquacheo on
busiiid-ii Tu s I iy.
Mrs. Liza Campbell and son were
visiting tit Mrs. M. J. Campbell's Wed
hesday.
Mrs. Watlv and daughter Miss Hattie
were oh the sick li-t the tlrst of last
week but aro now better.
Mrs Sal lie Campbell has been on Iho
puny list forwseveral days hut is bettor
at this writing.
V. M. Campbell and family spent
last Saturday at Mrs. Watley's. They
returned home Sunday morning.
James Vatley arrived homo from the
Valley last Sunday.
T. E. C.
First District.
Special to the News. j
We tlnn had to lay out in the rock
houses in the mountains until (leneral
Rosecrans run them aeross Tennossoe
River. We suffered no little as we dare
not have any tire which wis two or
three months. Sometimes wo would
show our-iel v to somo old I'nion men
but tint i.ft 'ii for men in those days
were so W Id that if a sereeehowl popped
its teeth tbev would sw ar It was a can
bursted, and then a general slam pi d"
took took place.' One night I thought
I would have so'iio tun with my broth
er, Hiram Curtis. Ilo then lived on
the mountain where James Campbell
now lives and tiad hurt bis knee and it
was stiff. 1 know be was at hoim that
night a;id his house Ktood in a corn
patch and the stalks wore dry. lie had
-a big liu'lit in tbo house and was lyinir
out to koep out of the rebel army so 1
went up tamping tbo ground and slam
ming tho rails of the fence. Of course
ho broke through tho field gathering
tbo stalks with that stiff leg and run off
some half mile before we could cluck
him. We then agreed to never surprise
oiiPiiuollier ajain as I had got even
with him. Hiram and Jerry I'rvorthen
lit nut for the Yankees t.brouih Ken
lucky. I start"d to pilot somo con
scripts through, and we alsi went to
Kentucky. Two wooks after Curtis and
I'ryor left, wo crossed the Cumberland
River at Roeny, while they crossed at
Sinners t. Gon. Wlinoler run into
Somerset and captured a Kentucky
retrimont that was mnkin? up there and
Curtis andl'ryor went to L -bnnoti, K'y.
Andrew llarrfs and I went there. As
we entered we found the people mighty
confused on account of Col lliki its' Otli
Ky. Infantry federals having to leave
to beat Wheeler. As we bi-gan to
tramp th" street I saw my brotbor and
I'ryor Blinding on the street talking
somo hundred yards ahead of us. The
streets wore full or soluiors ana citizens
I walked up to their -backs und, took
my brother on the back with niv open
hiin l whii'h sent him off the sidewalk.
His eyes sparkled at me and soon be
ereet' d mo and I guess there were tears
kIi "d by us both to seo each other safe
and sound strain. Then I wont to
Lotiisvillo with Andrew Harris and by
somo moans tho guard tbat had con
trol of somo desertrrs slipped Mr. Har
ris into the guard bouse with somo do
serter. I went to the lieutenant of
the guard, showed hi in our pass and
transportation to Nashville and got
HiirriH out. KHxtmornln? wo li ft for
Nashville. Thero wero near one bun
died ileseriers oil our train and the
guard ifobbl'd Mr. Harris ugain, pit
iu the Z'jlacnffor house with tho deser
ers. Next morning 1 went ana g'H
htm and look b in to the tilth leiipes-
seo Infantry wbtro ho inlistod. "My
retriment was at Murfrepsboro. I wont
and found it iovial, singing, cook ng,
laughing and play ng cards. Presently
the Imirle sounded for us to saddle horv
es. We reportxd at the Cob's tent, and
away we went twelve or fifteen miles
nearly east of Murtreefchoro to rescue
one of our infantry regiments that
Wheeler or Mortran had surrounded on
one of those potatoc bills as wo called
thorn. .Just b"ioro wo srol thero wo met
our wounded wttn an tnat wlto Kineu
Ono follow had the end of Ins nose shot
oil. I said to him "Am you shot in the
nose?'' Ho said: ' Yes the blanked rehs
can't shoot at a fellow' body, and what
in blank irood does it do thorn to shoot a
fellow in tho nose?''
Our regim-nt was kept along the
railroad 10 k op tho bushwhackers from
burning tho hridgo. As our regiment
was made up from all parts of Tennes
see you seo we bud a pilot for any di
rection. A part of our reel men t in
number were guards at Traey City a
while and six hundred Johnnies on a
raid came by there to burn the place,
but they got some of their number kill
ed and wounded. Lieutenant I.ryson
of Rattle Creek was in command of our
forces. 1 think Col. William was in
command of tie Johnnies. They left
without humiiitr anything. Wo had
two stockades there. Carter and Cha
my Ferguson came by Tracy City while
we wero there, but ptir.Red by down
Rattle Crenk and met two Gilliam boys
and killed them both on the a i -1 of
tho mountain, both fine boys. Thoy
then went u p Sequacheo Valley robbing
everybody they saw.
Jun 21), IStia, our regiment waS order
ed to Fayeiteville, Tenn., to be roustt r
ed out. Cold Wave had gone home
without a piss. When I got. ba' k next
mo'-ning the detachment had left and I
had to make my way by myself to Fay
ett"Ville, but you bet 1 got there. I
didn't have lime to nay howdy for tbo
boys were fallinL' into linn to bo mus
tered out. I tell you Cold Wave never
hankered after enlisting again. I got
enough. .May wod prevent another
war with our good poople north, south,
east or west. toi.li AVU.
j-jave written eulogistic poems about the man with the hoe, and the man behind the pick, and I would say that any
man, who is honest and treats his fellow men right and earns his living either by mental or physical labor is worthy
of all the praise that has ever been showered upon him. If the man behind the counter is honest and truthful, and
does not resort to the tricks of trade, he commands the respect and confidence of all good people, and in order to do
this, it is necessary for him to always make low prices and be careful about what he says to his customers in regard
to the articles of merchandise that he offers for sale. I believe a storekeeper should have-some profit on every ar
tide of merchandise that he sells. I do not believe in making leaders of some kinds of goods by offering them below
cost and trying to get exorbitant prices for other kinds, simply because people do not know the value of them so well.
And I do not believe in giving PREMIUMS to customers and then adding a large profit to pay for the PREMIUMS that
have been given them. Most people are aware of the fact that some storekeepers employ this means of obtaining
trade. I believe in handling all kinds of merchandise at a small profit, and having one price to all, so that the cus
tomer who is not an expert judge of the value of some kinds of goods can buy them as cheaply as any other customer.
Experience has taught me that low prices are the best advertisement that any storekeeper could adopt, but they have
to be used in connection with the newspaper or circular in order to cause the BARGAINS to be distributed in a SATIS
FACTORY MANNER. All who favor me with their patronage can depend on getting the best quality of goods that
a given price will buy. Eelow I quote prices of as much of my stock as space will admit:
Slimmer
Dress Goods
Will make you very low prices on a
line of Sl'MMER DRESS GOODS rang
ing in price from 3c to 12.' jc.
."1-inch cashmeres in black, slate, tan,
cream and old roso colors at 3l)c yd.
Cheaper quality woolen goods 9c, 14c,
18c yd. In assorted colors.
He sure to take a look at my laces and
rmbroidories. l'riccs from 2c to l!c yd.
Sloes.
I feel that I have the Best
Shoes at a given price that I
have ever had before.
Mns' heavy shoes for everyday wear
90c pr.
High cut kip shoes with tap soles,
buckle and gusset, $1.2"i.
Mens' fine shoes, :!c, $1.25 to 2.50.
Ladies' cloth top shoes and slippers,
worth SI. 'ft. marked down to 1.25.
Ladies' fine shoes,. 9:V, ?1.2S to 2.00.
Children's blippers and shoes, !iOf, 03c,
80c.
A DOLLAR SAVED IS
A Guaranteed Cure for Piles.
All druggists are authored bv the
manufacturers ot I'A.O OINTMENT to
refund tho money, wlier il tails to cure
any case, ot piles no matter of bow long
standing. Cures ordinary cases in six
days, the worst cases in sixtorn days.
One application Rlve eRS0 mi n'9t- Kw"
lieves itching instantly. Guaranteed lo
cur piles without the knife. This is a
new discovery and tho only pile remedy
sold on a positivn guarantee, no cure,
no pay. Price 50 cts. Can bo sen l by
mail. We have placed it on halo with
everv dealer in tho town of S.-quachee,
feon.. who will soil it to you
above guarantee.
on
1'l.V.
the
Tber( arts iilustrsitions in
PigtfleCow Book, many of tln in
ini.t from photnphs from life.
There are eigt't ro't rnl ;itUin.'s
of iv many (liferent lreil.
Cow Hook -8 irtam ncn jer-t y
U'lt to Il:ve it.
and V"U
S-ti.i fitly 8 to the puHir-, t
ilruer At' nijii C'u, rnilHlc'
phi. .
Sulphur Springs.
Special to the News.
More rain, more rest but thv sav
that too much rain is not the best.
Mrs. Sarah Lay aed M' Alice H im
ilton were visiting Miss Dora Shelton
Monday.
O. W. Itryson and family visitd
Mrs. Ilryson's parents at Red Hill Sal
urday and Sunday.
II. C. Grayson went to Whitwoll Sat
urday.
II. llryson went to ictoria Satur
day. ( .
James Wells and family, of Oak drove
was visiting at H. C. Grayson s Sunday
1!. I!. Alder and wife went to I'nion
Grove Saturday
Tho boys who lost their hats succeed
t,A in iri.ltintr them In tinin to irn to
j church Snndav. They say the old man
I wasn't after them but the girls were.
W. 11. Hal, candidate for Trus'ee
' was shaking hands in Ibis vicinity
Tursday.
Juno llug.
metis' ana Boys' Rats.
1 am going to close out tho present
stock to make room for bats tbat bear
Union Labels so I offer tbo
81.75 bats
1.58 hats
1.25 hats
9yc hats - '
Crush bats worth
at 51.25
at 1.35
at 1.00
at 75c
B3c at 25c
Straw Rats aad Eases'
Crircrced Rats.
Reduced prices to close out all sum
mer stock.
A DOLLAR GAINED"
We can save you many Dollars on your
Garments. Call on us and we will
show you how you can secure the finest and
most perfectly tailored garments in this
country at
PRICES LOWER THAN ANYONE ELSE.
You can select 'Jte cloth from hundreds of
the newest and neatest fabrics on the
market. We guarantee garments will fit you
perfectly, and all around satisfaction given in
Cut Style and Wear.
MADE BY
The World's Most Famous Tailors
TAILOR-MADE CLOTHING CO,
CHICAGO
Prices of Suits Made to Order are...
$8.00 $io.oo, $12.50, $15.00
Every Suit is guaranteed to fit perfectly. '
Fine black clay worsted suits. $7.00 to 8.50.
Cheap miits, . . . - - to $5.00.
Mens' dress pants, - - 1.5S, "2.25 to 2.75.
Jeans pantH, - - . - - 05ct.
You can't afford
to miss these Bargains.
Mens' cloth top shoes with rubhor solos
55o. Just the shoo for hot weather.
Eight-day alarm clocks, oak and wal
nut flnish, 53. 50.
1-lb butter moulds, 14c
Preserving kettles, 23u
17-qt dish pans, 25o.
Nickle platod alarm clocks, 8S0.
2 boxes bluing, 5c.
10 bars Electric Soap, 25c.
Larger sized bars Klectric Soap, 4c.
Jelly, 5c per plnss.
Full lino of Fancy Candles, at 9c to 15o
per lb.
HARDWARE,
TINWARE, GLASSWARE, &c.
I' carry a pood assortment In theso
lines, and tho prices are always as low
as 1 can afford to make them.
Full Stock of Groceries,
Patent medicines
and Grocers' Drugs.
1 have most of the Patent Medicines
that have any merit, and carry a .full
lino ot Grocer's Drugs. t You will always
find tho prlcos low.
SadJkry, $c.
solid covered saddles, f'3.25,
Men's
4.00.
Mons' solid covered
double girths, $.00.
Uridlos, fiOc to9Sc.
Halters, 20 j.
Saddle blankets, 25c.
saddles -with
Come and see me for bargains
In shirts, collars, ties, suspenders, itc.
I pay 3.00 per lb for good ginseng, 22c for good quality beeswax, flying chickens ioc to 15c, eggs 10c per doz.
Will also handle wheat and pats at Chattanooga market price. All prices subject to change without notice.
3 At any time that you need any kind of goods that are not kept iu country stores, I will take pleasure in or
dering them for you. ,
YOUR FRIEND,
9
WHIT"WELI
TENNESSEE.
Children's Day.
inn onservanco 01 Ltiilumns U.iy
by the Soquachoe Sunday School was i
sucessfully carried out and tho presence '
of an audience which more lhan tilled
the school hohB lestitird the interest
of the people. The program as publish
ed in last week's Knwy was followed.
The children sanjf well and tbe reclta
tons were given intelligently. Llessio
Hammock recited ' Tbo Drunken (Jam
hler" publishod in the News May 17.
Mamie Mills did well aud Thtila Mar
tin recited "L'f's Mory" plf -.ndedlv-
Thu preparation of the program was
left entirely to Miss Mathild. Oustaf
Sen atid she is to bo congratulated on
presenting so entertaining a program.
Iiiinan.
Special to tho News.
As it alTords me much plnasuro to
chat with the readers of the Sews 1
will Rive a few Jots.
We are having an abundance of rain
and our farmers look sad.
Wheat threshing Is on the wane in
our settlement.
Harry Ilurklln seems sad. He says
be is iroinjf to go out West, tan he
leave Miss behind?
Ito.trirhHifyi!
rr Hob-'.' Seir-wn Pi!lirnrll kirtrwT tilt
ir. auj su.'n.u ii.!) u.cuwwi, v. i Read th. Newt, only 50o a year.
I There certainly does .iot seem to be
much Inl.rest manifested in tbeAugast
elect'on at this plac. We certainly
. should elect county officers wbo aro not
county court and sit with hands folded
and keep mum when the county's in
terest is at stake. This is not intended
as personal or to reflect on any one In
particular, liut if any one should fall
on this who is guilty, we suppose they
will know it.
Mr. W. A. Uansome, of South Pitts
burg, was visiting his brother hero last
week.
Miss Grace Wocdboad, of Jasper, was
visiting S. II. liennett last week.
lllMHI.F.BFE.
Dna't ToUrro Spit ad Swolt Inar Mf lwv.
To quit U')rco euiilv nuil forcrer. I maf
tietio. tuil of life, nerve ami ricor, lase Ko-To
lt.ic, tbc wiindcr w.irtier, tlmt n.aku ' men
llrone. All lrJci.'isM. &c or St. Cure Buarao-
I afraid to aefenJ the county s interests. ! twd liooiilet mil temple free- Address
We do sol need men w ho will go lo the swiiiig lwmvJy Co , c'uito or Nw VeiK, i
Judge Biggie not only knows a
great deal about horees, but what
is more important he knows how to
impart bis information in a way
that will be understood. One docs
not, have to wade through a mass
undigested, unimportant matter.
The Biggie Books are models of
clearness and conciseness. Tha
price is 50 cents, by mail, address
the publishers. Wilmer "Atkinson
Co., Philadelphia.
8. K. Bowden is tha
t Martin.
new mayor

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