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En ERPRI AND SHARON TRIBUNE -THE WORLD MOVES." ' VOLUME 36 DRESDEN, WEAKLEY COUNTY, TENNESSEE, NOVEMBER 1, 1918 NUMBER 30 UNITED WAR WORK CAMPAIGN STARTS 11'. Utt-ENDS ill. 18th -fe fe fe fe fe te fe fe te i fe fe fe fe fe -fe fe fe fe m )ki- WEAKLEY COUNTY'S ALLOTMENT IS $15,000--ALL FOR THE BOYS H MAYO reaches ho i friim france Son of Rev. and Mrs. G. T. Mayo, V Scars as Evidences of Engagement With Hun, Greeted by Friends. "Spurgeon Mayo is at home!" This (Was the electrifying an nouncement that stirred every soul in Presden Wednesday morning, and set every automobile, buggy and wagon in motion toward the Mayo home. The large truck was loaded with people from the square and other vehicles felt in Hue to be among the first to greet the battle, scarred hero fresh from France. Spurgeon came in from McKen. zie, reaching Dresden about 8:30, accompanied by Register Bob Free' man, who was returning from Louis ville. Mr. Freeman and Spurgeon rode some distance on the train to gether, neither knowing of the pres ence on the train of the other, until someone slapped Mr. Freeman on the back, with the exclamation, "Hello, Mr. Freeman! How are you?" Bob stood dumbfounded for the moment, and then clasped the left hand of the boy who had made his sacrifice for us back home Reaching McKenzie, they secured a car and drove through to Dresden, and upon reaching the Mayo home found many friends in waiting, in. formation having already been re ceived from McKenzie that they were on the way to Dresden. Greetings were exchanged amid tears and smiles, and there was much rejoic ing, and the bereaved hearts of the mother and father were made to re joice at the return from far-away France of their beloved son, who comes back to them, maimed, 'tis true, to take the place of the other son laid to rest just last week. Spurgeon was in the very thick of the hard July fighting. He re ceived a number of wounds, one of which paralyzed his right arm, and he limps slightly in the left leg, the result of a wound in the hip. Other wise he is the same Spurgeon fat and cheerful and happy to be among friends and loved ones again. Q OUTBREAK OF HOG CHOLERA TWO BANKS RE FUSE TO REPORT Our good friend and keeper of the county farm, Mr. Carlton, made re port last Saturday of his hogs be ing sick. Dr. Terrell and the county agent at once got in touch by long distance phone with Dr. Jay, the state hog cholera specialist, to give aid in the control of the disease. Dr. Ellis, one of the assistants who is to be located in West Ten nessee, was sent to look into the conditions, arriving Sunday night and making a trorough examination Monday morning. It developed that three hogs had died and 29 others were sick, each having an acute case of genuine cholera. Warning is given to all farmers in the vicinity .of this serious out break to take immediate steps to use vaccine as a preventive. Also to be on the watch for any agency that will transmit the germs. The hog used for examination, as well as the dead hogs, were burned, which prac tice should be followed in case hogs should die on any farm. Reports come to us that cholera prevails in other sections of the state. All Weakley county farmers are urged to use every precaution to prevent a spread of the disease over this county. t - With many thanks to all Liberty Loan workers in this, the good coun ty of Weakley, we beg to report the standing at this, the close of the campaign of all the banks and sub divisions as -it has been reported to us. It appears from the figures be fore us that we will be somewhat behind our allotment, but there are two good banks in the county which have refused to give us any informa tion as to the part they took in an effort to go over the tog. While the figures available show a shortage, perhaps if we had the amounts handled by the' two banks above mentioned, to add to what has been reported, it would put us very near if not over the top. REPORT OF BANKS . Bank of Sharon. $ 34,300 Peoples Bank 52,150 Dukedom Bank 18,750 Dresden Bank 30,500 Farmers & Citizens Bank.. 12,500 Greenfield Bank - 50,700 Farmers Union Bank 3,450 Martin Bank 63,600 Palmersville Bank 7,550 Bank of Gleason . 30,000 Fruit Growers' Bank 25,600 Total for the 11 banks. .$329,100 CITY DIVISIONS Martin Warmath & Fuqua.$75,800 Dresden M. L. Levy.. 17,250 Greenfield, B. T. Fuzzall 47,600 CIVIL DISTRICTS No. 1 M. V. Biggs ...$ 850 No. 2 H. L, Gardner 3,500 No. 30. R. Ennis...! 6,150 No. 4 W. W. Jones ... 7,150 No. 5 C. H. Rawls 7,550 No. 6 J. F. Allman- 4,800 No. 7 P. P. Carlton 6,700 No. 8 Stoker & Moore 23,850 No. 9 Allen Sharp 9,350 No. 10 J. L. Hodges 11,200 No. llGainor & Felts 17,600 No. 12 T. J. Elder... 5,850 No. 13 G. T. Cunningham- 6,000 No. 14 J. Y. Bowers 8,000 No. 15 C. H. Curlee 5,250 No. 16 A. M. Stout. 3,600 No. 17 F. W. Taylor 12,150 No. 18 John A. Miles 7,000 No. 19 Dr. Hedgecock 8,400 No. 20 R. H. Davis 7,700 No. 22 A. G. Campbell 8,700 No. 23 W.' W. Bandy 13,600 No. 24 J. R. Bowlin 1,000 No. 25 Hays Fowler 100 Thanking each and every Loan worker in the county for courtesies shown this division, wishing each of you and every patriotc subscriber for a Liberty Bond, future happiness and prosperity, I beg to remain, Yours very truly, R. L. GOOLSBY, Sales Director. fia fe 181 fe (S3 l H a Sa Irs fcl A HOME-COMING RECEPTION fe fsa I5i In Honor of SPURGEON MAYO Weakley County's First Soldier Returned From the BATTLEFIELDS OF FRANCE Monday, Nov. 4, 1918 PROGRAMME 11:30 A. M. Grand Parade, Depot to Public Square. (All cars Red, White and Blue decoratfons, be at depot at 11 sharp) 12:30 Reception Grand Stand Court Square. 1:30 Musc by Band. 2 :00 Four Minute Speeches by Geo. W. Rowlett, J. W. Thomas, J. E. Jones, T. J. Jeter, Rev. W. P. Pritchard, S. L. Maiden, Rev. R. A. Nants, John O. Vincent, L. C. Hannings and Others. ' Sweethearts Clubs and young ladies in every district will decorate cars. Every man, woman and child in Weakley coun ty is invited to be present and assist us to welcome the young soldier home. Soldiers here on .furlough will ride in parade. R. E. Maiden, Master of Ceremonies. LET EVERYBODY COME OUT! o- o o sa o te o o sa o PROMINENT WOMAN FOUND DEAD IN BED SOLDIER'S REMAINS BROUGHT HOME The remains of Private Chas. Ca- vins reached Martin on Tuesday from Camp Sheridan, Ala, where he died on Sunday of pneumonia fol lowing influenza. Private Cavins was one of the soldier boys leaving here some time ago for the training camp. He made an excellent record in the army, stood well with his comrades and had the esteem with his supe riors. The body was laid to rest Wednes day at the Cate graveyard, after ap propriate and touching services at Freeman's Chapel. FOR GAS MASK CHARCOAL New Work, Oct. 25. The government needs 1,000,000 of nut shells and fruit stones daily for manufacturing gas mask charcoal, and at present is unable to purchase one-third that amount. This and the fail ure of the public to co-operate fully by saving and sending in this form of waste from the kitchen have made it necessary for the chemical warfare head quarters here to renew its appeal. A BEAUTIFUL LIFE CLOSED BY DEATH DEMOCRATS ARE URGED TO ACTIVITY Democratic Campaign Manager Joe L. Holbrook takes this method of urging every democrat in Weak ley county, to be certain to go to the polls on next Tuesday and take your neighbors with you, voting the regular Democratic ticket from top to bottom. . There is so much excitement, so much to absorb the public mind that it is feared some Democrats may not attend the November election on Tuesday, Nov. 5, that this call is is sued to remind all Democrats of their duty. See that your ticket . bears the name .of every Democratic nominee, as follows: For United States Senator JOHN K SHIELDS For Governor AH ROBERTS For Railroad Commissioner HARVEY HANNAH For Congress FINIS J GARRETT For State Senator D P CALDWELL For Representative T J JETER For Floater W E WELDON Let every Democrat consider himself a field marshal from now until the close of the polls on Tues day, Nov. 5. Dresden, Tenn., Oct. 29, 191$. JOE L. HOLBROOK, Campaign Manager. Mrs. LaTissue Dunlap Mangum died Saturday morning at the family ivsid -nee in Drerden, following an illness which had its beginning with influenza, followed by pneumonia and other complications. The re mains were laid to rest Sunday morning at the Dresden cemetery, where a large number of sympathiz ing friends gathered to pay a last tribute of respect to the memory of one of our best young women. Fu neral services were conducted by Rev. Caleb L. Smith. Following the interment the bereaved young hus band, his mother sister, brother and other members of the family knelt at the newly made mound and en tered into a covenant that all would strive to meet LaTissue in the great beyond, where parting is no more. Mrs. Mangum was 26 years of age. She moved to Dresden some years ao and was united in mar riage to Frank Mangum. A son sur vives this union. By her sweet, ami able disposition she won th eadmira tion and love of all our people, and her death is a source of regret throughout the entire community, where Miss LaTissue was popular with all. Always cheerful, her life was sunny and she cast a ray of sun shine wherever she went in the home, at her work and in gatherings, and her death removes from this community a beautiful young life. The bereaved young husband and family have the sympathy of all. UNION OF POPULAR YOUNG PEOPLE. On Wednesday afternoon, in Mar tin, with Rev. A: E. Scott officiating, the rites of matrimony were solemn ized between Mr. Finis Taylor and Miss Gertie Matheny. The groom is the son of Mr. and Mrs. J. J. Taylor, living northwest of Dresden. He is a young man brim-full of energy, being a splen did farmer and a young man of ex cellent habits. His lovely bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. J. L. Matheny, She is a young lady of rare beauty and atttinments. . A host of friends join the Enterprise in wishing for these splendid young people a cornucopia of matrimonial bliss. Ruthville, Oct. 28. This com munity was very much shocked on last Thursday, when it was learned that Mrs. Jas. S. Grogan, a very prominent woman, was found dead in bed by the side of her husband. She had beenjn declining health for several months, and for the past ten days was confined to her bed, but did not have a physician. She told her husband on Wednesday night the. would let him know the next morning whether to send for a phy sician or not. He sat up with her most of the night and gave her medi cine. At 3 o'clock a. m., he laid down by her side and went to sleep. Awak ening at 5, he found that the Great Physician had come and relieved her of all pain and suffering. She was dead! Their children were scattered from Middle Tennessee to Texas, and they were wired immediately. Mrs. Hontas Thomas, of Lebanon, failed to come. Mrs. Edna Grugett, of Texas, came Saturday and Mr. Don Grogan and wife also of Tex as, reached the old home Sunday morning. The following obituary was handed me by Bro. C. A. Riggs, who officiated at the funeral : "Mar tha Ellen Felts was born Feb. 23, 1851; was married to J. S. Grogan Dec 22, 1870; lived a consistent christian life, professed religion and joined the Methodist church while quite a child, possibly eight or ten years of age; departed this life early Thursday morninng, Oct. 24, 1918; age 67 years, eight months and 21 days." The body was embalmed and kept in the home three days and nights, awaiting the arrival of their children. She was a plain, modest, unpretentious christian woman, with a smile and good word for every one. Everybody loved Mrs. Grogan for her true worth for her high christian character and deportment., for her Godly walk and conversa tion. She made great sacrifices for her children, aiding them in secur ing an education to teach in the pub lic schools of the state. Truly a good woman has gone from our midst, a sad and lonesome home without wife and mother. She leaves a heart broken husband and five weeping children Mr. Herschel Grogan, of Ruthville; Mr. Don Grogan, of Tex as; Mrs. Lucy Rawls, of Ruthville; Mrs. Hontas, Thomas, of Lebanon, and Mrs. Edna Grugett, of Texas; one brother, Mr. W. P. Felts, of Fulton, Ky., and two sisters Mrs. Fannie Curd, of Colloway county, Ky., and Mrs. Josie Lawson, of Ob long, 111. The cemetery at New Hope church is now made more sacred by the depositing of the body of one more of our best citizens, where it rests in sweet peace until called to that home that God has prepared for all his children. May heaven's bles sings rest with the weepers. Coun try. BIG 11 WAR WORK IK Al DRESDEN DIDNTKNOWIT WAS LOADED. A young man by the name of Ba ker was accidentally shot a few days ago by Arthur Baker, in the vicinity of Kimery, west of Greenfield. The men were oiling and cleaning their revolvers when the accident occurred. Arthur Baker, not know ing the weapon was loaded, pointed it at the young Baker, his brother-in-law, of about 26 years of age, and pulied the trigger. The thing went off and the ball is reported to have penetrated the liver. The young man is said to be at the point of death, with no chance for his recovery. Arthur Baker, who did the shoot ing, is prostrated with grief and deeply regrets the affair. Prominent Citizens from all Towns and Sections of the Country Hold Enthusiastic Meeting. In response to a call of County Chairman G. D. Robison, of Green field, prominent citizens from all towns of the county assembled here Wednesday at the courthouse and joined in a general meeting for the coming campaign. The various chairmen had dinner together at Hotel Bowers, after which Chairman Robison read out the ap portionments of the several districts. Responses were made by representa tives of those districts, all pledging the raising of the amounts as sessed. At the courthouse a great crowd gathered. Occupying a front seat by special invitation was Spurgeon Mayo to whom the presiding officer, Harry E. Jones, referred feelingly Judge Maiden was introduced. The good judge paid Spurgeon a merited tribute, closing with the expression, "God bless you, Spurgeon!" which was the sentiment of every one pres-. ent. - j Dr. Fort, one of the foremost min isters of Nashville, was introduced, and gave an outline of the work, telling the organizations to receive proportionate parts of the $170,500, 500, of which Weakley county is to 'raise $15,000. The campaign starts on Nov. 11, continuing until the 18th one week. Literature and but tons were distributed to all present for general distribution. .During the hour of the meeting at the courthouse, every business house in Dresden, including the banks and all, closed. Rev. Robison made a splendid ad dress, in which he emphasized the need of this fund and expressing full confidence that good old Weakley would over-subscribe her quota. SHORTHORN SALE A BIG SUCCESS The Western Kentucky and Ten nessee Shorthorn sale, held at Dyers burg last Saturday, was a pronoun ced success, so our esteemed friend, Geo. Shanklin, tells us. The following Weakley countians made sales at the big sale, which was attended by breeders from several states: Moran Brothers, 10 head; Shanklin & Son, two head; Ed Don oho, seven head, and Bud Jones, 2 head. The animals sold brought an-, average price of $225 each. M. A. Shanklin bid in a fine cow and calf for $545. A feature of the sale was a dona tion of a calf to be sold for the Red Cross. This calf brought $200 and was bid in by Ed Donoho. The sum of $3,000 was contributed on the oc casion to the Red Cross, an interest ing Red Cross program being carried out, when the calf wore a broad band, on either side of which was a Red Cross. A soldier led the calf down the street, accompanied by two Red Cross nurses, one on each side.