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
MOTTO 0 Liberties We Prize; Our Rijrht we will Maintain."
Vol. 35 ; .
TRACY CITY, TENNESSEE, AFRIL21. 1951
Miss Ward of the Tennessee
State Normal ; School of Mur-j
fresboro was the week-end guest
of her school friend Mis3 Mar
Miss Stella Cox who is attend
ing the State Normal at Mur
freesboro spent Sunday with
Henry Hampton of Palmer
was in to see the circus here
II. B. Cox, of Alto was in our
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
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
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
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
Mr. and Mrs. O. Kopp have
returned from Alabama.
Messrs Pete Conry and son
Lilliard, of Coalmont, attended
the funeral of Will Petty Jr.,
Paul Brown, of Beersheba t
Springs, was here last week.
New Bank Opens
Its Doors for
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.
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
Mr. and Mrs. Jno. Hunziker
were in Beersheba Sunday.
Wonder Cave is
now open for visi
tors every day.
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
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"
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.
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 '
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
Mrs. J. D.Wiley
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.
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.,
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.
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
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