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VOL. J TRACY CITY, TEN2."38EB,' JUtY 14. 1921 No. 27 Local Happening s The many friends tf Mr.' ;H. G. Langley are again glad to see him on our streets as he has had . a severe spell of sickness. T. J. Anderson and wife have returned from a two'weeks visit to relatives and friends in Winchester. Mr and Mrs. Ed Hall of Pal raer spent the week end the guests of Fred Abraham and wife. . Chester Alexander and family are visiting relatives at Foster Falls this week. - Sam Gilliam and J. 0. Henley of Pelhara were on our streets Monday., Welby Stevens of Finley, Ohio, is the guests of his brother, 0. R. Stevens this week. i fMi8s Oma Lee and Lelia ' Abemathy are spending a few 4ay in Painter this week. , .Hon. W. W. Fairbanks of Mc Minnville was on our streets this week. . John Parti n of providence was in our city Monday. " Dick . Farris, of Bridgeport, Ala., is here this: week seeing old friend. Mr. Farris hasn't He isiiting Uncle Dick Parti n. U. B." Stevart and wife of Winchester are the guests of J. V-WUUV uu i HUiwu ; hum Hon. B.G. McKenxie passed throughliere Monday enroute to Altamont where they will- hold Court? . ..& " Clyde Gross spent a few days in Beersheba Springs last' week. Miss Anna Tate of' Beersheba wa in our city last week, y P. T. Thomas left Tuesday for Shellbyville where he will . visit relatives and friends in his home County. He will also bring some broom corn for his factory here. W. F. Nunley passed" through her last week enroute to North cuts Cote to visit relatives. Mr. Nuiiley 'lives in Birmingham, Ala.,-now but was at one time a resident of Tracy City. Beersheba News Walter Tate and family, of Palmer, ? are spending a few days here. Clyde Gross, of Tracy is here for a few days. r - Mrs. Ella Essman has 'return home from Murfreesboro. s, . Morris Dykes was in " Alta mont Monday. , . ), , Miss Anna Tate has has gone to Tracy to spend a few days. Mr, and Mrs. Frank Crieghtoh were here Sunday from Tarlton Mr. and Mrs. Rufus Bonnor passed through our town Sunday enroute to Tarlton to visit their relatives. " Adney Lockhart, of Altamont, was here Sunday. Tracy City to Have . Kiyf Business r ; 't .' . f. ' v Tracy City is to have a new business enterprise in the near future which wiillbe a vulcan- iarng and Tire 6h jp, Mr. H. B. oievarc me owuzr win erect a building soon ar, 'Ibeady for business in ' rk or so, , The building will la ejected next to the T;acy. City Auto Co., lie will also oil icz& i?Mh cars and handle tires and accessories. Rattlesnake Charms v Chickens , On the farm of Mr. Jim Guthrie about 2 miles from town a huge rattlesnake i was killed by Mr. Guthrie. Mr. Guthrie states that he .heard an unusal noise, of an old hen in distress and went down to the coraer .of his fence to see what was 'the mat ter and saw the snake who had charmed an old hen and several chickens, haying already killed twa of the chickens and was in' the acfe of striking the old hen when he killed the snake. The snake'had 12 rattles and a button and is the largest rattlesnake killed on the mountain this year. D. A. Henneger of Palmer, and Miss Sne Wood lee, of Alta mont, were here Sunday. Bill Brown, who has been at tending "school in Nashville has returned home. ' Bryan Bouldin, of Altamont, was here Sunday. Harvey Greeter, of Altamont, was here W dnesday. Joe C. Tate, of Palmer, was here Saturday. Joe Hampton preached an in teresting sermon at Grace Chap el Sunday morning. - - Jim,Tntf,.rt Alhnqnt. wm here one day this week. h . Used Car Barg ains. . 11019 Ohevorlet Touring Car ne shape. , ' J; 15 Passenger Fbtd would make fine Truck $150.00. ;l Chevbrlet Sketer $2.00. : 1 Ford Touring Car 1917 model. See these cars at once. Stevens Garage Phone day 184 Phone night 90 OO I'Z MlZ3 AO a. Gc!!onotGas. Meeting of School . Board ; ' There will be a meeting of the New County Board of Education, at Coalmont on Saturday July 23rd for the purpose of electing teachers to 611 the following vacancies Palmer, one Prin, and 2 assistants, Freemont, one assistant, Gap. one 'teacher; Pond Springs, one teacher; Marvins Chapel, one teacher. Let all applicants file their application with the dim or one of the board of Education. .' ' Keep, J. L. Rollings. Mrs. J. N. Harley left for Chattanooga Sunday , to visit relative; there. ' Miss Willie. Ray Kelso of Chattanooga is visiting relatives here. In & recent tif to show the effect of careful driving on gaso line consumption a Chevrolet "Four-Ninety" Touring . Car established, the record rate of SO 1-2 miles to tU gallon. All five Chevrolet cars used averaged 83 1-2 miles to th gallou. The conditions (ot this test will interest every automobile owner. For economy is th 3 greatest fac tor in motor transportation. And it means a great deal to know that the expanse of opera tion is entirely within the driv er's control. It was to prove this point that ) the teat made iu Seattle, Wash ington was undertaken. Chevro let VFour-Nintyi L Cars werf ly vsed sad because r practically everyone is familiar -with the fact that .'between twenty- and twenty -five miles to' the gallon" Is their usual averaged T' . The, rales forbade Tiny change other than carburetor adjast ments and a careful inspection was made at the start to make certain tltat each car was in standard condition.' The route, 15 1-2 niiles long,' was carefully chosen to include- as nearly as possible the average conditions of daily, travel, hills, city traffic and country roads.'; There was no limit. Ana eacn driver was ac companied, by an impartial ob server. At the start: each ' gasolene tank was filled to overflowing. When the cars arrived at the finish line each tank was again filled to, the brim from an accur ate one gallon measure and the balance poured from the meas ure into equal half-gallon glass jars. ' , "' By measuring the Quantity in the latter it was found that the winning "Four-Ninety" had used slightly less than a half gal ion or at the exact rate of 30 1-2 miles to the gallon of gasolene! All five had averaged 33-1-5 miles to the gallon. . .' Baby Dies As Result Of Inhaling Talcum The 5-month-old child of Mr. and ' Mrs; Tred Abraham was playing wjth a box of talcum jpowder on Julv .4. The lid came off, and the child inhaled enough of. the : powder, to strangle it. Immediately the parents carried it to" the hospital at Sewanee; thinking that it could be relieved but it lingered until July 8th and die. The body was buried in the city cemetery here Satur day afternoon. . , No Deficit in Trustee's Boohs In a recent auditof the Trus tee's books no deficit was found in same and Mr. Henley was given " a good recommendation for his efficiency in managing his office. " -: ' " notice oi Louniy Institute "Griindy County Institute will be held in Shook School Building, Tracy City, July 25- 29. It is required by law tliat; all teachers attend this or some other County Institute iu the : . a t ilt ii state or in ueu or mis cney may attend - some Swmmer School. ; - ' , We are counting on a very in teresting program.. Let us,re member that the Institute is ours and what we, do to help out will reflect credit on each of us individually.' The teachers have always been loyal and we confidently expect that this will' be in line with our other meetings and will he a , success.". Respectfully, J. L. Rollings, Co. Supt. '- CHARTER NO. 7314 ; REPORT OF THE CONDI HON OF THE , : FIRST NATIONAL .. BANK , At Tracy City Teno. at the close of business on June 80th, 1921 - RESOURCES ' , ' Loans and discos (except those ehown onb & c) 22(i,S80.e2 25,000.00 lO.OOO Total ton.i$ Overdraft unsecured -i ' Ui S. Government Securities, owned : Deposited to secure cire'lat'n (par value Owned and unpledged ' - v - , Total tJ. S. Government securities - Value of banking house ', . Liwful reserve with Federal, Reserve Bank-. Cash in vault and amount due from National Banks Net ainounts due from banks, bankers and trust cpm ' panies other than included in items 8, 9 or 10 Total of items 9, 10, 11, 12, and 18 103,833.92 Checks on banks located outside of city or town of reporting bank and other cash; items . Redemption fund witb U. S. Treasurer and due ' ' from U. 8.' Treasurer - ' - - Total 35,000.00 4,000.00 28.000.00 79,833.93 24,000.00 2,394.15 i J... 1,250.00 494,424.75 LIABILITIES Mr. and Mrs. Hub Griswold of Coalmout were here Wednesday. Mr. Yf. 0. Abemathy was in Chattanooga Saturday. ' .. Capital stock paid in , -. : " ' Surplus fund - . - . Undivided pro6ts . 2,657.28 Less current expenses interest & taxes paid . Circulating notes outstanding Cashiers checks outstanding Total of Items 22, 23, 24, 25 and 26 , 3,158-79 Individual deposits subject to check . ... -- Certificate cf deposit due in less, than SO days, other than for money borrowed Total of demand deposits, other than bank de posits, subject to reserve, items 27, 28, 29, 30, and 81, ; - X 249,501.79 Certificates of deposit other than for money borrowed Total of time deposits subject to reserve, Items 43, 43, 44 and 45 1 - 169,516.89 ' Total , , ; - ; . State of Tennessee, County of Grundy, ss: I, II. J. Bowers, cashier of the above named bank, do solemnly swear that the above statement is true to the best of my knowledge and belief. . V H. J. BOWERS, Cashier. Subcribed and sworn to before me this 8th day of July, 1921. ' - V'v, T. B. Roddy, Notary Public. W.J. Williams, C. W. Hembree, . .. Geo. W. Tidman, Directors 25,000.00 ' 20,000.00 . 2,657.28 24,500.00 '8,158.79 202,8G1.14 i 47,,230.65 169,516.89 494.424.7S Correct Attest: