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VOL XIV. ; ' ' ' SEQUACHEE, TENN., THURSDAY. JULY 19, 1906. ' ' - " '.' I" '. !. if YOUNGEST VETERAN YET Entered Union Army. When Less Than II Years Old. WASHINGTON, July I 7. -The offic ials of the pension office think they Lave discovered in Lyson D. Howe, of Streator, I1L, the youngest volunteer of the civil war. He enlisted first in 1801 when only 10 yenwandO months old, and served fonr months when he wag discharged on aociunt of his age. He enlisted again in 1802 when 11 years and ' 5 months old and served until the end of the war. The record was developed in connection with an application for increase of pension, which was granted. OUNLAP. Special to the News, y Items of news in this part of the moral heritage are scarce but I will try to give a few. . The C. I. & Coal Company is mov ing on successfully with mining opera tions under supervision of the General Superintendent, John M. Smith. ' The new washer has been in opera tion and is giving general satisfaction. They will begin shipping coke this week, and as soon as the ovens are thoroughly hot they will turn ut a fine grade of coke. Work on the new ovens is progressing as fast as possible and some of them will be blown in soon. . The carpenter work under the leader ship of the versatile Joe L. Hudson, is still going on. Dunlap is now a busy place with on ly a few loafers and no room for any more, so men of leisure need not ap ply. . Candidates are quite busy, especially J, H. Kell for Register, and the affable und polite Joe 'Minton for County mrk. Neither have anv opposition W t.Bvrhlss thev are making &E5SS?oS thTmountS amonir the hill bil ies. the class that ' Bob Tavlor savs it takes to elect and ' judging from his recent, victory over the redheaded senator, he knows where of he speaks. T. L. Stuart, the present incumbent, is a a candidate for re-election to the office of Trustee anit having filled the office for several terms to the satisfact ion of all, his opponents will have a rocky road to travel to defeat liiui. I noticed in the issue of the 12th that Peter Harh says he is not above speaking ' 'Coperas Breeches' ' nor any other "kind of breeches. . Now, Brother Peter, I will be honest with you, -1 have only seen you once since my return to the valle, and . that was at Jasper on the 23rd of June. You were just leaving the table and know ing you were loaded to the gunwales I was afraid to speak for fear you would stuinbble on the side of that steep hillarid fall and have an explosion that would mar the quietude of that vast assembly. No, Brother, Feter, 1 am not above speaking to you nor any other Peter. I also noticed that you said that the Misses Hicks had com pany galore. I want to say that I have been intimately acquainted with .the Misses Hicks for forty-five years and . they have been able to entertain all their company in good style, and if you want a square meal at any time call on the girls. The Sequatchie Valley Association of the Missionary Baptists meets with the church at this place on next Friday and quite a large number of the Baptist persuasion are expected to put in their appearance, although we can in form them in advance that chickens are scarce, and hard to get as Mr. Roberts keeps tnein all shipped out of the country. Nevertheless Dunlap ex tends a hearty welcome to all who may attend. Bro. J. li. liiiUocTc being a candidate and a member of said organ ization will make them all feel like home folks. J. G. B's an interesting entertainer and, by the way, if elected will make a good circuit court clerk. Would like to make the acquaintance of Uncle Gid. His letters have the right ring about them . Best wishes to the entire News staff. Coperas Breeches. PRYORCOVE Special to tkt Xtwt. Rain is the order of the day. Mrs. Louie McCullough was visiting Mrs. F. M. McCullongh Friday. Mrs. Robert Danice was visiting Mrs. Lome Wells Thursday. J2m to Mr. and Mrs. h. G. Haynes a fine girl Jell was visiting Mrs. J. tl- . .. the cove Thurs- Creek, W. R. was Hat- Bracken hunting red Smith were Jullough Sunday. . lina 1iMn nf nmrk in ,4to his home in Tracy .jkiii Slwhck and Will htaner Visiting . ive Shadrick Saturday Sundav. Miss Li Hie Shadrick is sick. Andv Hatfield, of Tracy City, is visiting his brother in the cove. J. P. Smith was in the t-oveMonday. T. L. Haynes and Anderson Shad rick were on the mountain Monday. W. D. Havnew aud wife were on the mountain Monday. I Hot. Summer's Pal. A Hard Lot of troubles to contend with, spring from a torpid liver andblockaded lxw els, unless you Bwaken them to their proper action with Dr. King's New Life Pills: the plerwantost and most etTtH-tive cure for Obstipation. They prevent Apim'ii'itis and tone up the nvsU'tn. i'tc at the all druggist. 7 rhe inlay Sr. r THINGS I OBSERVE We promised to have something to say this week to those now working in and about the Whitwell and Tracy City mines and coke ovens. The conflict now going on between the Tennessee Coal, Iron arid Railroad Co., the Tennessee Consolidated Coal Co., the Nnnley Ridge Coal Co. and the United Mine workers of America is one that in each case has. been and is now forced on us by the three above corporations. Every conceivable and conservative method was adopted by ns to try and evade any trouble but with ont avail. It's a fight on the part of Organized Capital to try and exting uish Organized Labor at Whitwell, Tracy City, and vicinities. To do this they are using Non-union Labor to help them defeat Union Labor. When ever this is done it generally results in engendering a bitterness between the two classes of labor and accomplishes their aim. namely divide labor while thev keen themselves intact and solid. Let ns us calmly and impassionately consider this. Our falling out anu bit terness with and to each other is to our detriment and loss, and to the other fellow's gain. Its pretty good general shin to trv and divide or weaken the ranks of the enemy: this the above cor porations have succeeded in doing. They have not and are not meeting with results as they desire, but are buoyed with a hope that in time they will. The future alone will prove as to whether or not they will do so. I don't hesitate however in saying that even if thev accomplish their aim, . it wonld not be permanent, only tempor ary, and the men who are working at throe nlaces todav wonld be the next ones to be in an industrial conflict with these same corporations in the future. It is commonly said that his- torv repeats itself. This has been and " true or inaustnai struggles. Then why continue to permit , oursel- is today true of industrial struggles. We admit that ? labor unions have made mistakes, they may have made many of them, they are composed of human beings, hence liable to err. The same is as forcibly true of organized capital ; they too, are composed of human beings, and are liable to. and do err. Past mistakes oucht to learn each side to guard against the future. Is the principles and obiects of labor union right? If so thev are then entitled to your consider ation and co-operation. Labor unions, while honestly and legitimately seek ing to advance prices and improve con ditions of labor, also have higher and nobler motives in view. Organization tends to educate and elevate. We are seeking to establish a more friendly re lationship between employer and em ployee by and through our joint meth ods of making wage scales, etc., wnicn would result in establishing greater stability in the coal trade. Unlike our opponents, we would like to see each side solidlv organized that the respec tive interests of both parties may be protected. Let me ask those who are working at those places today, that in the event of the Companies temporari ly winning Out (and if they do it will only be by and through your assistance what have vou accomplished for your selves, and how much better do you stand in their good books. I am afraid their consideration for you all, will be similar to what it has been for very many of their old time and recent officials. That is, just as soon as they got throngh with their services, no nintter how well they had done their bidding, coldly ask them to .resign. Many are the officials of the T. C. I. & R. R. Co., that have stepped down and out during the past two years struggle. If they have no greater con sideration for their. officers, have you any reason to believe they will have any greater consideration for yoursel ves. This, in my opinion, is worthy of a passing consideration at your hands. Let me suggest that for a time we lay down our prejudices, our mal ice' our bitterness, and in a cool, deli berate, impassionate and conservative manner, reason together for our own and the people's best mutual good. Labor organizations are born of neces sity. If no real (not imaginary) wrongs had been inflicted on labor, then there would not have been any cause to seek redress. When wrongs were inflicted, redress was not attain able without organization. Labor unions have been very helpful indeed, to labor in the East, North and West, and in a less degree to the South, not only in higher wages and better con ditions of labor but in successfully seeking better lalsjr measures at the hands of our Legislators. Whitwell and Tracy Uity have a much improved wage scale today for mining and dav labor, as a direct re sult of the Union. A semi-monthly payday was gained by the union that does not apply today. Recall for a moment the prices at Whitwell and Tracy City for mining, day labor, etc, of from 1H94 to 1HUH and compare them by the prices of UKM and 1U04 and note the contrast. The last scale pf prices obtained under or by the union. nnmelv from July 1st, 1!)!!, to June iinth, l'.KH, was the award of a board of arbitrators that was supiwsed to be an impartial tribunal selected by the Alabama (Joal Operators Association, and the United Mine Workers of Am erica. The former Association selected i Mr. Roliert H. Pearson, and Mr. ' Charles McCrery. both of Birmingham, I Alabama, the latter at that ti me be- injr iee-President anil General Man ager of the T. C. I. & R. R. Co. The latter Association selected Mr. William R. Fairlev of Pratt Citv, Alabama and Mr. Thomas L. Lewis, of Bridge port, Ohio. These four, pursuant to authority, invested in them by the aforementioned Associations, selected Jndze Oeorge Gray, of Delaware, as referee and these gentlemen handed down what they believeu to tie an niuitabU- contract to lxth parties. If we have then through the joint system of doing business, been the rightful re cipients of higher wages and better conditions, and done it honorably, why not solidify our ranks the more by all labor uniting to help bring the greatest good to the greatest number. The col lective rorces or capital anu ua nor throngh organisation, ought certainlv to result in a higher standard of intel ligence and better business qualifica tions and ought to be ucinzeu ior me mutual good of each respective side and the general public. Hence we would again say, let labor unite. A house divided against ltseir cannot stand. Labor divided against itself cannot stand, but only weakens our side at the cost of strengthening tne other Read, meditate and learn what the principles, and objects of labor un ion are. if yon then conclude they are CI, right and just, loan them a nehp- hand. We do not appeal to the prejudices of men, but to their good and better ludzement If after impas sionate meditation on the principles and obiects of true Trades Unionism, Von conclude thev are wrong, then we - ... . , would bonestiy say leave tnem aione. I am. Yours for right,' JOE VASJSY. R. F. D. Route No. 9, Knoxville, Tennessee. July 14th, 1900. PETROS, TENN, Special to the News, Mr. Editor: Allow me a little space in vonr good paper and I will try and scratch a tew lines Iroin this little mining camp. Kain is the order or tne day. We are having nlentv of Box sn oners up here and I think the boys and girls are having a nne time.' 'mere was one Saturday night and J. H. Basham ate so much he looks bad this morning, I don t think Kosco Williams got any thing to eat as he did not get a box. I think some other boy beat Rosco and got his girl's box; There will be a box supper Tuesday night and I hope the boys and girls will have a good time as Jas. Barnes is a good hand to sell the boxes. On account of the rain Saturday the picnic was a failure. If the weath er had been good they won 11 have had a good time. Saturday was payday and the boys seemed to en.ioy themselves hne. The work here is Black. They are only running three days a week and some of the boys are going to leave. Rosco Williams, John and W. H. Carlyon are going to Whitwell Tues day." Joe Vascv, John F. Bowden and Secretary McCracken were up here with us Friday and left on Saturday. R. H. and M. E. Basham were out hunting Thursday They report a good time, killing game, one owl and one ground hog. As the run is slack they must have been trying to make their meat hold out, owl soup and ground hog gravy. They are going to try their luck next week again It will be a sheep next time so look for the report of some man losing his sheep Crops are very good up here but there is two much rain Come on, all ye writers I like to hear from all and especially from Se quachee Valley as it is like getting a letter from home Come on, Lahousage. Ala. , I like to hear from you for I think I know the writer. Good luck to the News and its writ ers Kambier Coalmont. Sp cial to 'he iWws Mr Editor: I see no one has writ ten from Coalmont I will write. Miss Biddie McGovern, of Tracy City, was the guest of Mrs Pete Conry last week. Sam Thompson and family are visit ing in Tracy City this week. Mrs. John hlaon has returned from a visit to Nashville. J. D. McGovern is visiting relatives at Tracy City. Liillarcl Uonry is going to Tracy Uity very often. I guess his best girl is here. The wav he runs to catch the train is a sight. Mr. ana Mrs. John Uonry ana son. Lester, were the guests of Mrs. Conry Sunday. Our Sunday school at the Episcopal church here is progressing nicely. We had an excellent sermon Sunday by Rev. Isley. He is an excellent preach er. Pete Conry was at Tracy City Sun day eveninjr. Mr. and Mrs. rate Kilirore and son. Frank, are playing base ball this even ing Mrs Lula Haynes was the guest of Mrs. J. V. Gross Sunday. Misses Lucy and Bessie Fatton were visiting relatives here last week Dr tve, of .Nashville, passed though here en route to Beersheba Springs. Miss Rosebud Duncan, Frankie Mar tin and Lillie Conry were the guests of Mrs. General Thomas Sunday. Miss Mona Conry looked sad Sunday, Ask her why. Jaclt. Modest Claims Often Carry the Mcst Con viction. When Maxim, the famous gun inven tor, placed his gun before a committee of judges, he stated its carrying power to be much below what he felt sure the gun would accomplish. The result of the trial was therefore a great surprise. instead of disappointment. It is the same with the manufacturers of Chamberlain's Colic, Cholera and Di arhoea Remedv. They do not publicly Ixiast of all this remedv will acoom plish, but prefer to let the users make the statements. What they do claim is that it will positively cure diarrhoea dvsenterv. pains in the stomach and towels and lias never been known to fail For sale by Jno. W. Simpson, Jasper, Tenn. OAUl-OriZA. Trj Hind fron Haw Um I Bigaata.- I f ADGER, ALA. i Special to the Nttu. , Everything is moving along quietly at Adger now. Everyone seems to be having a ncie time going to picnics. ont riding and so on. All the. union people of Blue Creek and for miles around enjoyed a tine Odd Fellow's picnic here on the 4th. Mr. and Mrs. W inner t Mason are spending a few weeks with her father and mother, Mr. and Mrs. C C Dag- nan. Mr. and Mrs. Mason have many dear friends in Adger who are glad in deed to see them back again. Miss uarne Uatfron has returned from Birmingham after spending sev eral weeks with Mr. and Mrs. Will hlet. ' The many friends of Mr. and Mrs. Bill Willhite were somewhat surprised to hear abont the birth of a baby , girl to them. Its name is Ruth. All of Adger thinks Mr. and Mrs. Joe Dagnan did a wise' thing when the, named their baby Joe as it is so much j like him. Felix Houton is in Adger. again courting his same old girl. I believe Pete Degnan is thinking of some of the girls from the way he smiles at them, bat we all know he thinks more of his dogs. Miss Alice Degnan is making her home with her sister, Mrs. Mary Mil ler, in Birmingham at present. Her many friends were glad to see her down to spend & few days recently, but sorry to see her leave again, but I know Wade White was glad to see her back in Birmingham. -, Mrs. Ollie Boydston, of Chattanoo ga, Tenn., visited Mr and Mrs. Jno. Dagnan a few weeks, ago. She also visited Mr. and Mrs. J. P. Miller in Birmingham. Tom Hopkins and ' Frankt Dagnan were the prettiest boys at church . the other night. . Adger is needing rain badly. The gardens are almost dried up. We hope in the near future Adger will be bless ed with rain and many other good things. M. E.:M. TO BE CURED of rheumatism, with all its lameness, aches and pains, take Hood s Sarsapnrilla. You must bo sure1 to GET HOOD'S. TO REDUCE OUR LARGE STOCK OF GOODS LOWING BARGAINS, vs.- LAWNS. 5c Lawns reduced to 4c. 6c Lawns reduced to 5c. 8o Lawns reduced to 6c. 10c Lawns reduced to 8c. 15c Organdie reduced to 10c. 18o Waisting reduced to 13c. 25c Waisting reduced to 18c. 35c Waisting reduced to 25c. 50c Waisting reduced to 40c. 80c Waisting: reduced to 50c. 10c Ginghaiv.s reduced to 8c. 18c Linons reduced to 15c. 10c I'ercales reduced to 8c. 10c Suitings reduced to 8c. 15c Sateen reduced to 10c. 18c Sateen reduced to 14c. Calicoes reduced to 4 and 5 cents, We have a large stock ol calicoes. MENS' AND LADIES' HOSE. We have 1000 pairs of mens' and the ladies' hose which are going at following prices: 25c hose at 19c per pair. 20c hose at 1 5c per pair. lno hose at 14c per pair. 15c hose at Pic per pair. LADIES' SKIRTS 1.00 Skirts reduced to 80c. 1.50 Skirts reduced to 11.13. 2.50 Skirts 3.00 Skirts 5.00 Skirts 6.00 Skirts reduced to reduced to reduced to reduced to 1.75. 2.19. 3.79. 4 27. Ladies' Shoes Ladies Shoes will sell from 2.50. r5c to above prices on Calicos, Ginghams, Clothing, Pants, Skirts, Slippers and Lawns will Coma early and get choice of bargains, as this will be the largest sale ever offered the public in the valley. We must reduce our stock $3,000.00, and to do it we offer our goods at a sacrifice. YOUR FRIENDS, WHITWELL ilRCMIL THE Machinery CASTINGS of All Kinds Pragly Supplied Xlhf sind Your work out of tht villiy whin It em bt doni ehoipir at homo?. Help build up your own notion. . v MARKET PRICE PAID FOR CAST IRON SCRAP. fCOKUESPONDENCE SOLICITED.. BLACKLOCK Atrenta fer... BLAKESLEE 6AS fc GASOLINE ENGINES. H. CLAY EVANS NAMED. . FOR TENNESSEE GOVERNOR NASHVILLE, Tenn., July 31. -After a bitter fight, the Republican State Convention tonight nominated IL Clay Evans for Governor and D. C. Swab, of Claiborne County for Railroad Com missioner. The grip of Walter P, Brownlow, Congressman from the First District, on the Republican machine in Tennes see, was loosened todayand the onetime boss,, invincible, bowing to the inevi tableHurned over his power to the dis position of his ancient enemy, Henry Clay Evans.; 'Rah for the Cotton Stalk, The now valueless cotton- stalk is, it is claimed, capable of being turned in1 to paper of good quality, into denftt tured alcohol, smokeless powders, gun cotton, fertilizer and perhaps a dozen other products. : . OASTOnZA. Bun tht . j? KM Van Have Always Bought TIiB Kind You Havo Always 81gutut f WE OFFER MENS' PANTS. $1.00 Pants reduced to 83c. 1.25 Pants reduced to 1.07. 1.50 Pants reduced to I 19. 2 00 Pants reduced to 1 GO. 2.25 Pants reduced to 1 80. 2 50 Pants reduced to 2.07 3.00 Pants reduced to 2 57. 3.50 Pants reduced to 3 00. 4.00 Pants reduced to 8 22. 4 50 Pants reduced to 3.79. MENS' SUITS. 4.50 5.00 7.50 9 00" Suits reduced Suits reduced Suits reduced Suits reduced to 13.79. to 4.07. to 5 98. to 7.98. 10.00 Suits reduced to 8 07. 12 50 Suits reduced to 9 87. 16 00 Suits reduced to 13.00. 18.00 Suite reduced to 14.50. MENS' SHIRTS. Laundered shirts reduced from 50c to 35c and 40c, each. Laundered shirts reduced from 75c to 50c and 60c, each. Laundered shirts reduced from 11.00 to 80c and 85c, each. Laundered shirts reduced from 11.50 to 1.10, each. Undershirts reduced 10 per cent. Mens' Slippers Mens' Slippers reduced from $3.50 to $2 60. Neckwear Neckwear is reduced 10 per cent Repairs FOUNDRY, SOUTH PITTSBURG, TEKN; W. S. Griffith Dead. PELL CITY, Ala.t July 12. -W. S. Griffith, son of Amos L. Griffith, of this city, died here yesterday at 8 p. m. of Bright's disease. He leaves a widow and two adopted children, both boys,. He was 40 years and ten months old. He has been in the newspaper business all his life and until recently, was editor and proprietor of the Gads den, Ala., Evening Journal, but retir ed about two months ago on account of failing health. Bowel Complaint In Children. During the summer months children are subject to disorders of the bowela which should receive careful atten tion as soon as the first unnatural loos ness of the bowels appears; The best medicine in use for bowel complaint is Chamberlain's Colic , Cholera and Di arrhoea Remedy as it promptly con trols any unnatural looseness of the bowels. For sale by Jno W. Simp-, son, Jasper, Tenn. Read the News 50c. THE FOL JEWELRY. 50c cuff buttons reduced to 27o. 11.00 cuff buttons reduced to 58c. 1.50 cuff buttons reduced to 11.00. 2 50 cuff buttons reduced to 1.50. Mens' watch chains reduced from 1.50 to $1 00. Mens' watch chains reduced from 12.00 to $1.39. Mens' watch chains reduced fi-om $4 00 to $2.75. Ladies' watch chains worth $2.50 re duced to $1 79. Ladies' watch chains worth $5.00 reduced to $3.50. Other jewelry reduced tn propor tion. LADIES' & CHiLDRENS' SLIPPERS Ladies' Tan Slippers, worth 2.00, reduced to 1.50. Ladies' Black . Slippers ' reduced to 1.50. Ladies' Black Slippers, reduced to 1.25. Ladies' Black Slippers, reduced to 1.05. worth 2.00, worth 1.50, worth 2.50, Special Bargains 5 single-barreled shot guns reduced from 5.00 to 13.25 each. Twist tobacco, worth 5c each, going at 3 twists for 10c. Celluloid starch going at 4c per p'k'g 8 bars Electric soap, 25c. Mens' Hats Mens' Hats reduced 20 per cent etc., only hold to Aug. I; continue till closed out. ECO.