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SEQUACHEE, TENN., THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 24, 1903.
Wkittkn kok thk Nkws.
The Sequatchie Vallev is beauti
ful provided one had wings to view
it by, but you positively cunnot
eeo Uio coi'nty for the dreadful
A go-cnrl, a carriage, a wagon or
an automobile are out of ilie ques
tion. Only a mule and a man who
Iihs lout all serine of feeling, physi
cal, moral. political and religious,
can travel such roads, I was going
to say, but I will dihiigo it and say
only a man wlm lots infinite pa
tience, unending endurance, and
who has vowed never to break the
second commandment should risk
his life or bin reputation upon
Nature gave to the valley beauti
ful scenery, a fertile yielding soil,
and such environments should pro
duce progressive, public-spirited
men, Every man in the county
whu- opposes any measure whatso
ever that assures us good roads
should bo buried alive to the tune
of Tom Hood's
'Hattle his bones over the stones,
Only a poor pauper whom nobody
When Rome ot old conquered
the then known world, she hewed
her way into every country by the
building of the famous Roman
toads, and civilization followed fast
in the way of every Roman road.
There is nothing else under the
sun so civilizing as well kept roads
wherever you find them tor you
can count on good schools, thrilty
churches, and prosperous people.
The man who hauls his produce to
market over a fine road holds his
head more erect, carries himself
were proudly than the mat) who
hag all the style thumped out of
him jolting over the stones and in
to the ruts. Progress and prosper
ity go hand in hand with good
roads. Let us all join bands and
girdle the county with u system of
Special to the News.
Well, Mr. Editor, we got a photo
from Oregon City, Oregon, ot one of our
grand ions. He is a beauty, but he
don't tavor his grandpa.
The editor ot the Statesman Demo
crat thinks more of us than the editor
of the News does, for be came to see us
last week, and you haven't been to see
us, though I think the old lady and
the flee talked bim eo nearoutof breath
that I fear he won't come back soon.
We met A. Coppinger Saturday, going
to Jasper with a load of melons. They
were mighty tempting.
A. J. Curtis and wife visited at Whit
Mrs. Dugan has been very poorly
with heart tronble.
James Watley and Miss Hattie Wat
ley attended a picnic at Tracy Saturday,
That owl Is trying our chickens.
Since the hawks and Metboilst preach
ers quit them the Owl of Emmon has
taken to them.
We aim to go down to Coppingers
this week, or to his melon patch, but
don't toll him.
Something got after our chickens the
other night and the old lady shot me in
the short ribs with her fist, and I shot
out to the cbickon bouse to seo what it
was. and Penny, the flee, shot under
the bed, and by this time we were both
shot out of ammunition, and I went to
V have a sweet "tater" ten inches
through, but It has a surname "tater
minkln." H. ba.
1 was squirrel bunting the other dy
when I found the finest mill site on the
Sequachee company's land jou ever
aw, but don't tell Mr. Sherman about
lU There isn't but one fault I have to
flnd with It, and that is there isn't a
droo of water about it, II a, ha.
The old lady is beckoning me for din
t?..1 f'ttni Tflxus. writes. Mar
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11th, I'.hi 1 : "My wrist was strained no
badly by a " " uu
useless; B(1 ,,ter uinz flv,fi reme-
. i. - f .. ; I nrl In irivA relief, listed lt&l-
lard's Snow Liniment, and was cured. I
..ffipstlT recommend it to any one suf-
feriag irora sprain. ct.v.
for sale by Sequatchie Supply Store
Iiead the News 50c a year.
- vHii 18 BUM
The United States Government
Building, designed by James Knox
Taylor, Supervising Architect of the
Treasury Department, will be situat
ed on the high ground to the south
east of the Mines and Metallurgy
Building. The approaches to the
building will be of a monumental
haraeter, in keeping with the build
ing ltselt. Access to the central pa-
villion will be obtained by means of
a great flight of steps 100 feet wide
adorned with Btatues. A platform
45 feet by 125 feet, with an exedra
at either end, will be situated in the
center of the flight. Two smaller
flights 50 feet wide, also adorned
with statues, will give access to the
end pavillion. llamps thirty feet
wide of a gentle incline will lead from
the lower level of the exposition
grounds to the level of the Govern
ment Building. These ramps will
connect the main central flight of
steps with the two smaller flights.
The slope of the hill toward the ex
position will be covered witn ana
laid out in formal beds of herbaceous
flowers, clipper hedges and trimmed
trees. Ihe architect describes the
building as follows:
"The general style of the building
will be the Pseudo Classic; some
what less festive than the other ex
position buildings, but by its breadth
of treatment and purity 6f detail will
Special to the Nows.
V. II. Golston is on the sick list
Mrs. Lon Griffith and son, Jim, are
very low with fever.
Mr. and Mrs. S. II. McLain and child
ren, of Hall, visited his mother, Mrs. I
Caroline McLain Sunday.
Miss May Hello Phelps, of Bethany,
spent Wednesday night with her-bro
ther, Mr. Jim Phelps.
Miss Grace Condra is at home now,
her school on the mountain having
Miss Cora Davis, our assistant teach
er, spent Saturday and Sunday at home
Mrs. Laura Hargis, of Birmingham, is
Visiting her mother, Mrs. Geo. Smith.
Quite a crowd from New Hope attend
ed the baptising at the river Sunday.
Rev. B. J. Mooro and wife and Miss
Nola Atkinson, of Rod Hill, spent Sat
urday night and Sunday at Mrs. T. J.
T. J. Jamison and Miss Dora Jones,
Misses Electa and Elfle Andos and oth
ers from Red Hill attended church here
Mr. and Mrs. W. II. Hackworth and
little daughter, Lillie, have gone to
visit relatives and friends in Alabama.
A survey is being made of the roads
in Layne's Cove in view of opening up
a coal mine there.
Mr. Lawson Hill and family, who
visited hero last woek, are visiting re
latives at the Hall this week.
Misses Ella Layno and Dolla Pickett,
of New Hope, attended church here
P. R. Hackworth and Miss Etta Har
ris, passed through here driving Sun
There was quite a large crowd went
muscadine hunting after the baptising
was over Sunday etening. No trouble
to find them as there are plenty in the
Molasses makinff is the general em
ployment for the farmers in these part
TO CURE A COLD IN ONE DAY.
Take Laxative HrorooQuininn Tablets.
All druggist" refund the money it It
fails to cur. E. W. Gtovk's signature
I it on each box. "J-o.
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express its function THE GOV
"The main facade will be 764 feet
in length with center and end pavi
lions connected with a colonnade of
Ionic columns 5 feet in diameter and
45 feet high. The central pavilion
with the colonnade on either side
will form a portico 15 feet wide and
524 feet long, 50 feet above the le
vel of the general exposition build
ings; from which a beautiful view of
the exposition may be obtained.
"An attic 15 feet in height, richly
ornamented with statues, will sur
mount the Ionic order already de
scribed. The" height from the bot
tom of the stylobate to the top of the
attic will be 82 feet. The portico
leading to the central pavilion will
consist of free standing Ionic col
umns, while those of the end pavil
ions will be in 'Antis.'
The center of the buliding will be
surmounted by a dome 100 feet in
diameter, similar in general charac
ter to the dome of the Parthenon at
Uome. The top of the quadriga harmonize with its large neighbors,
which surmounts it will be 175 feet The estimated cost of the Govern
above the rround. Ample opportun- ' mentBnilding is $350,000 and $50.
ities will be offered by the designe 000 more will be expended on the
for sculptural adornment. The Fisheries Building,
sculpture will be symbolical of the'
Republic and Arts of Peace. In
general character the sculpture will
be more restrained than has been the
Special to the News.
, Fred Pryor, of Whitwell, visited Ab
Miss Florence Hudson took dinner
with Miss Maggie Graham Sunday.
Miss Mattie Easterly loft Monday
morninff for East End where she will
spend the winter.
Mrs. Laura Hargis and son Estes, of
Birmingham, Ala spent the latter part
of last week with her parents. Mr. and
Mrs. Geo. Smith.
Mr. and Mrs. J. A. Gray took dinner
at M. V. Easterly's Sunday, likewise
H. C. Dickens.
Miss Ethel Grayson spent Saturday
night and Sunday with Miss Edith
Mrs. Amanda Shelton and son, Louis,
of East end, are visiting friends and re
latives here this week.
Miss Martha Easterly took dinner
with Miss Mary Rogers Sunday.
Messrs Ira Henry and Bob Deakins
visited the school at New Hope Friday
ol last week.
Mr. Richard Duke, of Whitwell, , was
In our midst Sunday.
Miss Lizzie Easterly took dinner
with Miss Nannie Smith Sunday.
Miss Mary Rogers visited the school
at New Hope Monday.
Miss Mary Lee Gates spent Saturday
night with Misses Lula and Lucretia
Miss Ella Lay no and P. R. Hack
worth attended preaching at Sulphur
Springs Tuesday of this week.
Misses Lola Condra and Laura East
erly spent Sunday with Miss Lizzie
Several from ibis place attended tbc
baptising at the river Sunday evening.
Will Rogers and family spent Sun
day at Oak Hill.
Miss Lupretia Pickett who bas been
very low with typhoid fever Is improv
ing and will be able to be out again be
W. J. Rogers went to Dunlap on busi
Misses Ella Layne and Dolla Pickett
spent Sunday at Cedar Springs.
Houston Grayson spent Monday even
ing at E. H. Hudson.
Miss Florence Hudson spent Wednes
day nigit of last week with Miss Edith
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custom with exposition work, violent
action not being considered appropri
ate for plastic representation.
"The material used will be 'staff,'
The budding in general will be
white, with strong color treatment on
the interior walls of the pavilions and
In plan the building will be rec
tangular with the projecting pavilions
already described, at either end.
The interior floor area will be 175
feet by 7U4 feet, entirely free of col
umns, the roof being carried with
steel trusses 175 feet in span, 70 feet
high and 35 feet apart. There will
be no skylights as the building will
be lighted entirely .by clear stories.
The end facades will contain one
central portico and will be '250 feet
"On the longintudinal axis of the
Government Building to the south
west will be situated the building
for the U. S. Fish Commission. It
will be square in plan 135 by 135
feet and in general character will
Bean tb ) Il KM You Hav Always Bought
P. R. Hackworth and Miss Etta Har
ris passed through this vicinity Sunday.
Erley and Clay Kelly, of Oak Hill,
passed through here Sunday en route to
Mrs. Will Easterly spont Sunday eve
with Mrs. E. H. Hudson.
Miss Ida Pickett spent Sunday at
Miss Delia Pickett spent Monday
night with Miss Lizzie Hudson.
Mrs. M. E. Condra and Mrs. Esther
Hudson spent Sunday with Mrs. John
Looney Hudson severely wounded his
leg last week while cutting corn, which
bas caused him much pain.
Mrs. Isaac Hudson visited Mrs. Sarah
Dill last week. Hildie.
Jerry White, who was injured at Et
na, Tuesday, Sept 8, died at Erlanger
Hospital, Chattanooga, Saturday, Sept.
l'.Uh. He was born Oct. 25, 1872, and
therefore was nearly 31 years of age at
tho time of his death.
He was married, but bis wife died
about three years ago, and he loaves
one child aged 7 years to survive bim.
Hn was the son of James A. White
and brother of Mrs. Azariah Burnett
and Mrs. Henry Kent of this place.
The remains were brought here from
Chattanooga Monday, and tho funeral
service was bold at Owen Church Tues
day morning in tho presence of a large
number of friends and neighbors of
his family. The Interment was made
near the grave of bis mother, in tho
"I have been troubled with my stom
ach for the past four years," says D. L.
Beach, of Clover Nook Farm, Green
field, Mass. "A few days ago I was in
duced to buy a box ot Chamberlain's
Stomach and Liver Tablets. I have
taken part of them and feel a great deal
better." It you have any trouble with
stomach try a box of these Tablets.
You are certain to be pleased with the
result. Price :25c. For sale by Cold
well .1 Cbaudoin; Whitwell Drug Co.
Read the News 50c for 52 copies.
JUDGE J. M. LEA DEAD.
Was One of the Wealthiest and Dest Known
Citizens of the State.
Montoaglo, Tenn., Sept. 1U. Judge
John M. Lea, of Nashvilic, died horn at
midnight. Ho was in his eichty-flfth
year, and one of llio wealthiest ami bent
known citizens of the stato.
Thoro are probably fow IVnnosseoaus
moro prominent in the oyos of the peo
ple of the. state than was the vcnorabla
Judge Lea. IIo was born in Knoxville
on Dec 2.", 1S1S. As a youth ho wont to
Nsshyillo und entorod the University of
Nashville. He graduated when hn was
l'J years of aye, and begun the study of
law, being admitted to the bar in s 40.
IIo soon became distinguished as a law
yer and a scholar, und in IS 1:2, when on
ly 'J.'l years olJ, was appointed I'. S.
district attorney, resigning in 1345.
In 1S.VJ Uo was elected mayor ot Niihh
ville. und in the following year, when
the cholera showed itself at Nashville,
be showed bis valuo in the management
of affairs during the epidemic and the
works of its eradication. At the expir
ation of his tenure of olllco he resumed
the practice of law. After some years
the demands of his other personal in
terests necessitated his retirement.
In 1805 Judfjo Lea accepted the ap
pointment from Governor lirownlow of
the olllce of judge of the circuit court
of Davidson. After a roost successful
administration ho resigned the judge
ship in 18(16, and soon afterward declin
ed an appointment to the supreme court
bench of Tennessee, llu took anTictive
part in the ruenfranchisoment of the
confederate soldiers and it was through
his inlluonca anu personal appearance
before the reconstruction commlttno of
the United States congress that .the
committee failod to report favorably
upon the bill to remand the state in
lSt'ill to military rule.
While absent from tho state in .1S7."
be was nominated as a candidate for the
legislature and elected by an overwhel
ming majority. As member of that
body he wrote and secured the passage
of a general law for the organization of
corporations. He was president of the
Tennessee Historical Society, and was
interested in the blind and industrial
schools of the state. Ho was also a
Judge Lea was married in 1H43 to Miss
Elizabeth Overton, of Nashville, and to
them three children were born, one of
whom, Overton Lea, survives.
W. H. Harrison, Cleveland, Miss.,
writes Aug. 15, 1902: "1 want to say a
word of praise for Ballard's Snow Lini
ment, I stepped on a nail, which caus
ed the cords in my leg to contract and
an abscess to rise in my knee, and the
doctor told me that I would have a stiif
so one day I went to J F. Lord's drug
store (who is is now in Denver, Colo.)
He recommended a bottle of Snow Lin
iment; 1 got a fifty cent size, and it
cured my leg. It is the best liniment
in the world.
ABSCESSES, with fow exceptions are
indicative of constipation or debility.
Tbey may, however, result from blows
or from foreign bodies, introduced into
the skin or flesh, such as splinters,
For sale by Sequatchie SuddIv Storo.
and Whitwell Drug Co.
Mrs. Chas. Townsley was killed
gasolino explosion at Memphis.
Mathews, Hoke & Co., ot al., vs. E. T.
Robards, Executor ot al.
To E. T. Robards, Executor, Mrs.
Mary T. Robards. E. T. Robards, Jr.,
Julia Robards, Frank Robards, Cathar
ine Robards, David Robards, and Ida
It appearing from the allegations in
complainant's bill, which is sworn to,
that the above named are defendents to
said hill, that tney are non-residents of
the State ol lonnesseo so that the or
dinary process of law cannot be served
on them, and their property in Marion
and Grundy Counties, lennessee, is at
tached in said above stated causu. It is
therefore, ordered that publication be
made for four consecutive weeks in the
Sequachee Valley News, notifying said
defendants to appear on or before tho
1st Monday of rnov. next, and uiako do
fen se to said bill, or tho allegations
therein will bo takon for confessed as to
them, and the cause set for hearing ex
This Sop t. 31, l'.H)3.
A. L. ROBERSOX,
Clerk & Master.
J. W. Miller vs. Amanda Miller.
Divorce Bill in tho Circuit Court of
Marion County, Tenn.
It appearing from the allegations of
complainant's bill, which is sworn to
that the defendant's, Amanda Miller's,
residence is unknown after diligent
search. It is ordered that publication be
made for four successive weeks in the
Smjuaciikk Vai.i.ky Nkws, a newspa
per published In Marion County, Tonn.,
requiring the said Amanda Milter to ap
pear before the Judge of the Circuit on
tbc first Monday in December, l'Jo:i,
next, to make defence to said Bill, or
same will be takxn for confessed and
proceeded with ex part,- as to her.
This Sept. llth, l'.tu:t
Pf., ?5.oa L. R. Lane, Clerk.
SHERIFF LAND SALK.
In tho Circuit Court at Jasper:
Wiinwi.i.i. Savings Bank,
W. II. WlllTK.
By virtuo of the order of Rale which
has been issued from tho Circuit Court
of Marion County, Tenn., in the enso of
tho Whitwell Savings Bank vs. W. II.
White, eommanding me to sell tho said
W. 11. While's land to satisfy a judge
ment that the said Whitwell Savings
Bank obtained against him beforo F. L.
Price,.). P., and tho said land being
condemned in tho Circuit Court and or
dered to be sold, I will, on thr
2IST DAY OF 0CT03EH, 1903,
sell the same to the highest and best
bidder for cash in hand on d if) of sale,
tiio said bind set out in the luvy,
in trout, of flie south door of tho
court, hoiisii in J.isim i Marion coun
ty. Tenn., between tho legal hours as
prescribed by law.
in tho above styled cause Execution
came to my hand the same day issued
and I made diligent seatcti and did not
and could not Und any personal proper
ty in my County subject to execution, 1
tbereforo havo and do hereby levy the
execution in thiscase, herounto attach
ed, upon the following described real
estate, the same being and lying in tho
Urd civil district of Marion County,
Tennessee, and more particularly des
cribed as follows, viz:
Tn act No. 1.
Beginning on tho east corner of A.
W. White's tract, thence northwardly
with M. J. Burnett's line to tho forks of
the ditch to tho Burnett line, thonco
with Grayson and White's line to tho
north corner, thence with said White
and Grayson's line to tho south corner,
thence a straight line to the beginning.
Beginning on a stako in the centre of
the lane on the Kobarts and White lino,
thonco north Oil W. 71j.; polos to a stake,
thenco west poles to a rod oak, thence
north 07.; W. 7'li poles to a white oak,
thence north "3 poles to a stako and
pointers, thence with W. H. and G. W.
White's line MT.'J poles to a stake at
tho gate, thence south l'J degrees oast
2'i poles to a stake, thonco south !!1 dog.
West 17,'; polos to tho beginning.
Tkact No. :i.
Beginning on a white oak corner,
thence 8(1 deg. W. IS poles to a stako
and a water oak and post oak pointers,
thenco north 'i deg. 15. TA polos to a
stake at tho road, thence south. 78 deg.
W. south N'Jj V. 17)a' poles to a red oak,
thonce 50a deg. W. IS poles to a beech,
thence north 'Xil-i deg. W. 18 poles to a
corner with persimmon, swoetgum and
dogwood pointers, thonco a straight lino
(i( poles to a stak,e with red oak point
ers, thence with Grayson's and White's
line 11 poles. Thenco south 7 dog. E.
24 polos to the road at gale, thenco cast a
straight line U poles to a largo sweet
gum corner, thenco south 8 deg. W. (1
poles to a largo sweetgum corner,
thenco south 8 dog. W. 6 polos to a
stako and pointer to W. II. White's
north corner of anothor tract and G. W.
White's west corner containing (ifi.'j
acres more or less.
Tha same being described in Book
FF, pages 571 and 572, in the Register's
Ottico of Marion County, Tenn.
Tbo following described tract of land
being deducted from tho three aforesaid
tracts of land in making this levy and
Beginning on a sweet gum corner at
tho edgo of the public road, thonco
north 71J.j' deg. west 'J polos to a slake
at the gate, thenco north TA deg. wost
24 poles to a red oak, thence north 11
poles to a stake, thonco south 75 dog.
west 0(3 polos to a swoetgum, persim
mon and dogwood pointors, thenco
southeast witu tho meanders of tbo
road :!.")j poles to a hickory corner,
thenco south with Jane Burnett's lino
to Joe Grayson's corner (a rock,) thence
eastwardly a straight line to a rock
corner in G. W. White's lino, thenco
north to a sweet gum corner, the begin
ning. Said Heal Estuto being levied on sub
ject to whatever homestead rights the
said Defendant may be entitled to un
der the law.
This Sept. it, I'.mki. ' .
F. M. McCULLOUGU,
Printer's Fee, 20.00. Siikiokk.
Stato of Tennessee, Marion Co.
Whitwell Savings Bank,
W. II. White, G. N. Vanhoosier, and B.
Beforo F. L. Price, a Justice
Peace in and for Marion County,
Te n n-
In this cause it appearing by allidavit
that W. II. White is justly indebted to
the plaintilf as joint maker o( a note
and is a non-resident ol the State so that
tbo ordinary process of law cunnot bo
served on bim and an original attach
ment having been levied on his -property,
it is therefore ordered that publica
tion bo made in tho Sequachee Valley
News, nowspaper published in the
town of Sequachee, Tenn., for four suc
cessive weeks commanding tno a-iid V.
11. White to appear before me, or soitio
other Justice of the l'i :ice. at my house
in tho :'.rd civil district of said county
on tho loth day of October, l'.io:;, and
make defense to said suit against bim,
as it will lie proceeded with ex arte n
to him. This Sept. 1st, l'JO.l.
Pf., si;.Vi. F. L. PRICE, J. p.
CASTOR i A
For Infants and Children.
The Kind Ycu Hava Always Bought
Tho Nows is only 50o a year. Road it.