Newspaper Page Text
Advertisements must have merits or they will not be accepted. Mrs. Grundjr has a large and increasing cir culation,. MRS. GRUNDY -A cl.ar: acter in Morton's Comedy. "Speed tiie Plough ".--Stan-ard Dictionary. MOTTO 0 Liberties We Prize; Our Rijrht we will Maintain." Vol. 35 ; . TRACY CITY, TENNESSEE, AFRIL21. 1951 No. 16 All JJ Local Happenings. Miss Ward of the Tennessee State Normal ; School of Mur-j fresboro was the week-end guest of her school friend Mis3 Mar gueritt Crick. Miss Stella Cox who is attend ing the State Normal at Mur freesboro spent Sunday with homefolks. Henry Hampton of Palmer was in to see the circus here Monday. II. B. Cox, of Alto was in our city Monday. Mrs. Robt. Frances and baby, of Cowan, were visiting friends here last week. Geo. Watley, Jr., formerly of this place but now a resident of Arkansas, is visiting his sister, Mrs. Clarance Myers. Miss Maud Etter. of McMinn- ville, is. spending a few days with her brother, Mr. Harry Etter. Mr. and Mrs. Clarance Myers have returned from Arkansas after a visit with relatives. W. H.'Gleaves, of Harriman, was in the city this week in the interest of the, Cumberland Development Company. Frank McGuire, whom, it wilj beTe mem f e r ed. w as p" r o pr ie tor "of a confectionery store manv years ago on the east side of town, was in the city this week as Manager of Haass Mighty Shows. Misses Bernice Myers and Gillie Perry, of Coalmont, were in Tracy Oityttiis week. The protracted meeting at the Methodist Church is progressing very, favorably. Evervon is cordiallv invped 10 attend- Dr. O. W. Hembree accompan ied his Sunday School class on a fishing trip to Befls Mill, in Pel ham Valley, one day last week. The party returned next day and the pleasure of the trip was re ported somewhat marred by a heavy rain. It is nob generally known, but there is a law in effect in Tenn essee by recent enactment that every public school must float an American flag of standard size. " A special term of the Circuit Court has been called to convene on Tiesday, April 26, to investi gate recent killings andother disorders in Grundy County. Mrs. Wilson Parker and Mrs. Geo. Sitz were in Tullahorna shopping Tuesday. Mr. and Mrs. O. Kopp have returned from Alabama. Messrs Pete Conry and son Lilliard, of Coalmont, attended the funeral of Will Petty Jr., here Tuesday. Paul Brown, of Beersheba t Springs, was here last week. New Bank Opens Its Doors for Business The Coalmont Saving Bank open ed its doors for business last Tuesday of last week. Its Capitalization' is .$15,000. They have one of the liinest. building as well as the prettiest of any building in the county. Thev also have installed a burglar proof Vault for the safe keeping of the funds. Dr. J I iff Conger was elected President of the Bank and Mr. J. 0. Henley Vice President. Mr. Arthur Curtis is Cashier, and following gentlemen are di" rectois of said bank: Jno. E, Patton, 0. W. Henvbree Jno. Schilds, James Adams, Vance Lasater, J. G. Northcut. About 50 of the' leading citizens of the county are stockholders in this bank. The first day's deposit amounted to something "over ! $1000.00. We wish these gentle- men well in their new venture. Monteagle News The Old Maid's Convention given last Friday night by local talent, was a great, laughing success and financially profit able. Luther Parker as professor Makeover -did -,; W)me. wonderful transformations. Many ' "Old Maids" came seeking help, Foust like asking for , the return of youth. Some had lost the round ness and the pink of cheek, the luster of eye,, but the professor's Magic was equal to all emer gencies With impartial service each applicant was changed as she desired into a girl of beauty and "charm, quite impatient to begin anew the age of vouth and sweet heart time. One dear lady wa3 accompanied by her dog and no persuasion could change her purpose to hare her pet receive the same adolescent treatment which she herself was prepared to undergo. The pro fessor vowed in his heart that his art should never be used on a dog, so he touched anothei but ton and the animal was restored to its mistress in the form of bolonga sausage. What would have happened if the jprofessor had touched the wrong button as the old maid passed through? Mr. Parker was assisted by a score of ladies who evinced sur prising histrionic ability. Mrs. Jno. Simpson and little neice, spent last Saturday in Dechercl. Mr. and Mrs. Jno. Hunziker were in Beersheba Sunday. Wonder Cave is now open for visi tors every day. Memorial Association The Ladies Memorial Associa tion will hold their next meeting with Mrs. A Hie Petty ' the afternoon of the second briday in May. The laiiie of the association ate busy now making articles to be sold at' the baza art which will be held some time in the earlv summer. - At the last meeting, which was, held at the home of Mrs., Martin Marugg, a quilt was made for this purpose. Plans are being made to further beautify the cemetery. ' Under the auspices of this Commendable organization the cemetery has already been brought up to a high standard of 1 beauty and orderliness. There will lie u public working of the graves on next Tuesday, April -2(5, It is to be hoped that a larfce crowd will turn out to help the ladies in their laudable efforts. The most recent donations, id'the working fund is as foflows:. Brosi Marugg $10.00, Rudolph -Schild $10.00, Mrs. W. H. Foster, Decherd, $3.00, Mrs, Jod'Carpenter, Dech erd, 2.oo. .rr.' V Do not forgetrthe, date of the public working at the cemetery, Tuesday,- April 2ii. i . . t G. H. Lewis V Dies in 'Memphis 011.-' Lew is, a f iXr citizen of this place died in Memphis last Mondays night and was brought here for.burial Wednes day". The ; deceased was about 65 years of age. He Jived in this place practically 'all of his life until about two years ago, when he went to Memphis to reside with his daughter. He was a member of thi I. O. O. F. Lodge of this place who had charge of the funeral services here. . Berrial was in the City Cemetery. Rumored Married It is rumored that on last Tues day night Mr. G. D. 'Jayes and Miss Ruth Henderson were quietly married. Their many friends including "Mrs. Grundy" extends congratulations. Attention K. of P. All members of Bryce Thomp- son Lodge 29 K. of P. are ordered to attend the regular meeting of this lodge Tuesday April 26th. 1921. By order of O. O. K. A. Banholzer, K. of R. S. The drug store of Dorris & Cheek was broken into last Sun day night by unknown parties. A small amount of change was taken from the cash register. Preliminary steps are being taken to erect a building on the vucuub iui oaciv oi iiiei ost uiiice i and the groom is a young man Sand and other material has been 0f this place. Mrs. Grundy ex placed on the ground. i tenjSi congratulations. - . I 1. t- .ill' Ik . V r.1 I ' jShoot Up Haags Show Monteagle was the scene of another shooting affray Tuesday night. Uaags Show was giving an exhibition, at that place and some fellows, who were full of bug juice picked a light with some of the show men and when the smoke cleared up two ne groes had been killed, and. one negro wounded and two white men received wounds. This makes several men' who have been killed in or near Monteagle lately and the officers of both Grundy County and Marion should put a stop to this kind of business. Mrs. J. D.Wiley Dies Mrs. J. I). Wilev died at the Hospital atSewanee last Tuesday afternoon afer a illness of sev eral months duration. Mrs. Wiley is the wife of ('apt. J. D. Wiley of this place ami was a woman who was liked by all who knew her. She was a member of the Methodist Church, having joined same when a young girj. Funeral services will be held at the home ' today and will be conducted by Rev, Lannon. P. B. Snapp Peachey B. Snapp died at Jas per Monday of tuberculosis. He leaves a wife and little daughter, Marie. The funeral was con ducted Tuesday from the home of John Phillips," a relative, and in terment made at Pine Hill. He was a printer in his early days, and was one of the fastest com positors in the trade. De was of nomadic tendancy, and many offices in the land recognized in hi in efficient aid when "Peach blue in." Later he took up house painting, and v as a good wielder of the brush. He was unfortu nate jn some ways, but withal I a pleasant, harmless fellow. The funeral was attended by Mrs. Nettie Griffith, of Pell City, Ala., an aunt. x ' The above article is taken from the Sequatchie Valley News, and 'the many friends here of "P.B." will be sorry to learn of his j demise. P. B. Snapp was at one j time ah employee, of the Mrs. ' Grundy force and he was a good printer, and liked bv all who knew him. We extend sympathy to the lieieaved. Killgore-Greenlee Mr. Sam Killgore and Miss Flora Greenlee were united in marriage last Sunday evening. Rev. Bob Cheek, officiating. The bride is the daughter, of Mr. W. J. Greenlee of Hobbs Hill, Will Petty, Jr., Killed Will Petty, Jr., a popular young man of this City, was shot and fatally injured Sunday morning about one o'clock. He dieil Monday morning at a hos pital in Sewanee. The tragedy occured in a box car where sev eral men and hovs were con gregated and it is alleged that Earnest O'Dear did the shooting. It is claimed that the shooting was the result bl a general tight in which Baxter Norvell, John Henley and others were engaged. It appears that considerable shooting was done but it is claimed that Petty did not (ire his revolver until after he was wounded. Immediately .after the young man was shot he was removed to his home and medical assistance was rendered. He was removed to the hospital early Sunday morning when it was seen that his condition was very terious The best of sur gical aid attended him but failed to save his life. Both of the principals in the tragedy were' ex-service men and saw hard and active service in France. Will was web known to everyone in Tracv City and was very popular. He was polite, genial and open hearted. " He was born . here January l) 1902 and , spejit most 'Mi.. tJKJHi mis lown, (IB. attended the public schools, worked in the mines, was at one time a c erk in the Postoffice and was one of the first of Grundy County's boys to go over-seas. His war record was enviable and his discharge honorable. While in Europe he visited Scotland, England, Italy and perhaps other countries. Funeral services were conducted at his late residence Monday afternoon at three o'clock. The service was con ducted by the Rev. O. A. Ladd, Pastor of the Baptist Church. The popularity of the young man was attested by the large concourse of friends who attended the funeral and burial and the many beautiful floral offerings. The remains were interred at the City Cemetery. The deceased is survived by his father and motner, four 'sisters and two brothers, all of this place. The pall beares, active and honorary, were all ex-service men. The stricken family has the heart felf sympathy of Mrs. Grundy and the entire Community. Minchoff-Gibbs Mr. Chris Mincboff and Miss Thelma Gibbs were niarried Wednesday afternoon at the office of Esq. Wright. The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Bob Gibbs of this place and the groom is an employee of the Flat Branch Coal Co. Mrs. Grundy extends '-ongratulations, and wishes for them many years of happiness.