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SEQUACHEE, TENR, THURSDAY. DECEMBER 30, 1920 NO 24 DERRICK BOAT THROWN OH PIER Four Workmen Lose Their ; Lives At Wilson Dam. Florence, Ala., Dec. 27. A derrick boat used in the con struction of the Wilson dam, on which seven men were working, broke loose from its anchor Fri--day evening and was carried by the swift current of th river a gainst one of the piers of the dam and sank, four of the seven men going down with it and three making their -escape. Foreman AT P. O'Neal was one of the men losing their lives. None of the bodies haye been recovered. The horrible accident cast a deep gloom over the entire Muscle Shoals district. The Hicks Weather Book for 1921 This famous and unique book is now ready. The 1921 edition is the best yet; contains all the old popular and many new feat ures. It is worjth its weight in gold to those whose occupations or pleasure trips, are affected by the weather. The predictions of storms, tornadoes, blizzards, floods and earthquakes are mar vels of accuracy. Price by mail, 50c. The same publishers also publish the monthly magazine, Word and Works, a family magazine with the weather forecasts as leading features. Subscription price oi Word and Works is $1.50 a year with the Hicks Almanac to each subscriber. Send orders to The Hicks Almanac and Publishing Co., 3401 Franklin . Ave. St. Louis, Mo. """ . NOTICE. To the stockholders of the Farm ers Supply Co: On account of the First' Satur day being the first day ot the year, we will have to postpone the January meeting of the stock holders until Jan. 15, 1921. Tnis will give the store mannger am ple time to get out his report. Let every member make an earnest effort to be at the meet ing. Officers are to be elected. J. D. LAY, Pres. JAS. WELLS. , Sec. Jasper, Tenn.rDec, 20, .1920. . HGME The Nashville Banner is pre eminently a; home newspaper. While it has unsurpassed facili ties for giving all the news (lo cal, state, national and foreign), yet it prides itself upon the clean, wholesome and reliable QUALI TY of its news. , Its editorials and features are meritorious, yet refieshingly free from coarseness, sensation and flippant snggestion. It is taken in the mo3t refined and cultured homes with the full assurance that its influence will be who'esomely instructive and morally uplifting: Read The Banner For True, Pure News Served by theAssociated Press, International News, United Press, New York Times Cables, and a large corps of special news gatherers. Nashville Banner, Nashville, Tenn. Christmas Cantata Very Interesting The cantata given at Owen Church, proceeding the distribu tionof gifts from a Christmas tree Christmas Eve, was very interesting and enjoyed by the laree audience present There was perfect order also, which added greatly to the enjoyment. The cast of the cantata, "Queen Christmas," was as fol lows: King Christmas Chas. Curtis. Queen Christmas Miss Eliza beth Deakins. Spirit of Love Miss Nell Leland. Bells Irene Lofty. Light Frankie McCullough, Mildred Curtis, Thelma Grif fith. Snow Mildred Hill, Juanita Brewer. " '' Gifts Wilma Lawson, Myrna Curtis. Decorations--Mary Harris, Ava lee McCullough. " ' " '.' Christmas Tree Glen Curtis. Feast Pat Brewer, Jr. Herald John Leland. Steward Louis Harris. Courtiers-Roy "Curtis, Clark Minor, Jess Coppinger. Workers Jas. Barnett, Gerney, Clifford and Ray Lofty, Louis Lasater. ' Santa Claus L. P. Brewer. " The exercises were opened by an address by . the pastor," Rev. Dailey, followed by prayer. A nice collection was taken up for the benefit of the Sunday school. After the cantata gifts from the Christmas tree were distri buted, and the younger classes of the Sunday school remember ed with apples and oranges." The exercises closed with ben ediction by Rev. Daily. Sexton-Lasater. Miss Lena Lasater, of Whit well, and Mr.N. E. Sexton, of Dunlap, were united in marriage at the parsonage of the M. E. Church, South, Dec. 22, at 7:00 p. m., Rev. A. F. Phenix officiat ing. Mrs. Sexton is the daugh ter of Mrs. Sallie Lasater, of Whitwell, formerly of this place The News arrangement with the Progressive Farmer gives you both papers one year each for $2. Order today. : ti Playing Mother and Father to His Baby Brother V- r 4. ft''-:' ftp ' h , - 4- , . This la a common sight In Poland today, eight and en-year-oId cWldren mothering and fathering their baby brothera and alatera. ThU photograph, ecured by an American Jewlah- Kellef worker at Breat-Utorili, ahowa aO elght-ytar-old boy feedlng hla Uttle brother from a bowl of hot oup Just secured at a feeding atatlon supported through American funds. The relief workers found 10,000 chlHren, mostly .war orphan, living In deserted dug-outa at Bfest-Utovsk. ; ' It Is to aid such waifs Is these that the European Belief Council has been formed by merging the relief activities of the American Belief Admin istration, the American Bed Cross, the AmerlcanFriends' Service Committee (Quakers), the Federal Council of the Churches ef Christ In America, the Jewish Joint Distribution Committee, the Knights of Columbus, the I.M.O.A. and the T. W. C. A. benezer. Spuial U the tfews. Xmas in over and everything pass ed off very nicely. There was a nice Xmas tree at the Ebenezer Sun day school and also a nice tree and entertainment at Pleasant Grove. Everybody seemed to enjoy them selves. Some bad a little booze but it seems that booze is plentiful. There is more drunkenness now than when we bad the open saloon. If the Sequachee river was brandy and some men were ducks they a dive to the bottom and never come op. Walter Spangler and family, of Dunl p, spent Xmas with bis father, Bill Spangler. Mixs Lore n a Lambert, of Guild, visited her grandparents, Mr, and Mr. Sam VVTebb, the first of the week. ' Charley Kauluton visited Leonard Webb Sunday afternoon. Mrs. Martha Lambert called to see her son, Ike Lambert, who lives at the lock and dam, one day last week. . Mr. and Mrs. W. It. Jones took dinner with Mr. and Mrs. Ilershel Minter Sunday. ; Bill Rogers is home visiting his parents, Mr. and Mrs. A. A. Rogers, thru Christmas. Mr. an'd.'Mrs. A. A. Billingsley visited -Mrs. Billingsley's parents, Sunday, Mr. and Mrs. VV. B. Rog ers, of near Sequachee. " Dan Lambert visited V. C. Webb Sunday. Mrs. Albert Brewer spent Sunday with her uncle, C. E. Hancock. Alex Quarles visited Sam Webb Sunday. - Mrs. J. L. Webb visited her fath er, Harbert Webb, Sunday.' Mr. and Mrs. Walter Webb visit ed in the county for the first t;me since he married in the spri rg. Hi wife is a stranger in this county, so it was the first greeting his parents had with his bride. Ilerscbel Webb made a short call here Monday rooming". . B. J. Lowman made a short call here Monday. Mr. and Mrs. Chaa. Anderson vis ited Mrs. Anderson's mother, Mrs. Andrew Hancock, Monday. -' Miss Myrtle Hancock ' called at this" place' one day last week; Robt King of ; Guild, called on William Webb Sunday" afternoon. .. .... "j "."RoeluI , "if It J 3 . SODDY Sptcial to the News. . . Cold and rainy weather seems to be the order of the day. R. C: t Pickett is on the sick list. ' ' - Noah jNewman spent Christ mas with hism'other; Mrs. J. C. Newman. James Crawley and family went to Sunday school Sunday v . Bryson Brimer and family have recently moved into our burg and we are glad to have them with us. Mrs. Dale, Hutcheson spent Christmas with her father, Hops everyone had a Merry Christmas. There have been a number of weddings during Xmas. Ray Martin to Miss Ella Standifer and Clyde Hoffman to Miss Clyde West.- We wish them a long and happy life. - Earner Brimer called on R. C. Pickett Sunday afternoon. Mr. and Mrs. Jack Keith, of Chattanooga, spent Saturday night and Sunday with Mr. and Mrs. Aa. G. Gibson. - There was a Christmas tree at the M. E. Church Friday night. Friday was R. C. Pickett's birthday. Well, "Uncle Tom," you might get you a wife if you would come over in this part of the - country. Seems like everyone is getting married. Miss Willie Lee, of Bakewell, spent Saturday nteht and Sunday with the Pickett, girls and report ed a nice time. Mrs. Chas. Cliff and little daughter spent last week in Chattanooga.' - . There was a Christmas pro gram given -at the Sale Creek High School Auditorium Thurs day afternoon.' Everyone en joyed themselves. Mrs. R. C. Pickett weqt to Sale Creek Monday- , '.; Bryson Brimer and little daughter called on Mr. ind Mrs. R. C. Pickett. Come on, all ye writers. ' Old Maid. Mr. and Mrs. Chas. Grimes and children, of Bass, Ala., spent Xmas here with Mrs. Grimes' mother, Mrs. Orpha Coppisger. ' OFFICERS: 8. B. Alkander, Pru. T. O. Garrett, VuPrti. F. A. Kxixr, Cathier mHRION TRUST & BUNKING CD JASPER, TENN. Capital, Surplus and Profits,. Deposits,....,.,.....- We pay interest on time deposits. Combine absolute safty with satisfactory service. Give particular attention to business of farmers. Invite new accounts upon our merits for strength and superior facilities. A strong bank can accord liberal treatment to its patrons. Our past policy and ample resources are our guarantee for the future. We Want Your Business Jasper , Special It the Nevis. , ' Christmas is over and we should all be ready for business again. Many children were made to re joice over the enormous sacrifices made by parents and others. . , Sam Sbadrick little boy of about 4 or 5 years was so delighted he ran to the first neighbors house before good day to show the tine watch he had cn his person, which Santa bad put in bis stocking. One more 12 months and Santa will be with us again. Let us be good children awaiting his return. Evil communications corrupt good morals. - Righteous communications pre serve good morals and ensure long friendship. We all need more courage. Any energetic enterprise deserves speaking well of. Speak ing well of a boy or girl gives , them courage. Many boys and girls have been made worthless by being dis courased in their vouth. It is the desire of my heart to see the grow ing generation prosperous. It is also the wish of the editor to make the News profitable, interest ing and pleasantT We all seem to like to read of marriages, etc in the News. When we help the News we are helping make our community better, as well as others. It gives us all the latest history . of our friends with all other incidents tak ing place, which we cannot get other wise. ' Denver Guffey, of South Pitts burg, is here looking for a location in Jasper for. the incoming year. Vann & Alley's stores have had many customers bince advertising in the News columns. We all look in the News to see where we may be most respectfully treated and profited. Send in your advertise ments to the News. Bro. Cox is persevering and self reliant in his efforts to make the community better. We receive ex cellent advice from him. He tells us how we are living and how we ought to live, one of the most essential things for our happiness and welfare, His personal acquaintance renders him competant to do so. All other ministers of Jasper seem to be well informeJ as to what we need. Let us all join in the good work of pros perity and happiness. Let us help each other. This is the road to suc cess. ., Some of the readers may not have heard of the accident taking place at the new gin in which Albert Pry or lost' three fingers. Parties state he ventured too far, but owing to his great strength saved his life. Mrs. Wax. Guffey was the guest of Mrs. Sooger Sunday. Laurence and John Guffey re ceived a fine chicken for Christmas. Sheriff Coppinger killed bogs and is making ready for the busy time after Christmas. Mrs. Charles Quarles.. waa the guest of Mrs. Songer Sunday after noon. Working men are still, riding to South Pittsburg; from Jasper. Id .9 25,000.00 . 123,000 00 seems that business is still alive. We have a good prospect for colder weather. Let us hear from the west again. Glad to read your letters and learn how business is prospering. The president only promises to nrntoot. na an lat. na atit.Ar fhn haw r i - year' with greater effort and inde. pendeRce. . Retired Farmer. Morganville. - Special to the Aems. Mr. and Mrs. A. C. Green spent Christmas with Mr, Green's father. The school gave an entertainment Thursday night and a Christmas tree. Miss Ethel White and William Scruggs were married Christmas af ternoon. ' Misses Mae Teague, Zetta Smith and Alva ' White went to Sunday school Sunday at Cedar Spring., Miss Gertrude White gave a pound supper Xmas night. Sure, was a big crowd there. Wilson' and .Chas. Condra and Will Davidson, who are working in ChattaBooga, Jspent Christmas at borne. - The C. P. Sunday school had a Christmas tree Xmas Eve night. Wonder if Miss Gertrude White has that box of candy eaten that Old Santa brought her. " Miss Gertrude Morrison was all smiles Xmas night. If you want to see fida Griffith ask her about that package Monday morning. " Mae Teague and Wilson Con'dra seemed to be enjoying themselves Sunday afternoon. U. If you want to see Rosa Morrison smile ask her who she ate supper with ChriHtmas night. Misses Gertrude White and Ella Ashburn went to Sunday schoolSun day. J. E. Smith and S. E. Griffith went to Whitwell Monday. -Wish all a Happy New Year, Mama's Pet Miss Delia Smith. Miss Delia Smith: acred 26. died at Erlanger Hospital, Chat tanooga Monday of last week following an operation. Miss Smith had undergone an opera tion a few years ago. but a sec ond one proved necessary and was accordingly resorted - to. She was connected vii.h Dr. Cur ry, formerly of So. Pittsburg, as assistant, and when he moved to Chattanooga recently, went with him. She had many friends who regret her untimely demise. Her .remains were brought to So. Pittsburg Tuesday, and in terment made at Battle Creek where her parents reside. The public school has been in session this week, having closed Wednesday or the holidavs. The school closes Friday and un less a subscription school is start ed the kiddies will have a long vacation until next August. Read the News.