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THE COLUMBIA HliHAl.0: FK.DAY. JA.NUAKV 1"3.
BIG TELEPHONE FIGHT OPENS Independent Companies hi Ten nessee Will Attempt to Put a Stop to the Alleged Discrim .nations of the Bell Company. Will Try To Get a Bill Through the Legislature. The bis: telephone fight between the independent telephone companies operating in Tennessee and the cell Company, has opened up. Lr. Otev Porter, president of the Citizpn's Telephone Company orMaary comity, returned Monday morning from Nashville, where he went to attend a meeting of the officials of independent telephone companies in Tennessee, for the purpose of takiug steps to oppone the rate cutting of the Cumberland Telephone & Telegraph Company. A temporary organization was form ed at a meeting held at the Maxwell Honse Saturday, and another meeting will bo held in Nawhviile at an earlv date for the purpope of effecting per manent orgHnizatiou The purpose of this organisation of the independent companies la for mutual protection against the encroachments and cut throat rates." as it is stated, of the Bell Company. The Hell Company. Dr. Porter stater, has made it a practice to lower its rates in different sections of the State for the purpose of freezing out independent companies. When an independent company enters the field against the Cumberland Company, tht company lowers its schedule for rates, very often giving the service gratis, to defeat ihe independent com pany and drive it out of existence. After the independent company is out of the wav, tue rates in that sec tion are raided above other sections to mane subscribers pay the expense of the fight on ihe independent com pany. , , The independent eompmies have decided to take up this matter and fight it out to a finish. They pro pose to have a bill drawn ana intro duced in the present legislature which will prohibit the Bell Company from making these discriminating rates. The published statement in- this morning's American that the intent of the bill is to make all telephone compan ies common carriers awl place them tinder the control of the Railroad Commission and to force all companies to interchange business .at the usuel rates is intiue. Dr. Porter says, and he asserts that th statement was in spired by the Bell Company. The independent companies do not intend to co-oliuate, or combine, but they will act toother on a community of interest plan, tor mutual protection. Following were the officials of in dependent companies who participated in the Nashville meeting Saturday : Dr. Otev Porter, president of the Citizen's telephone Co., of Maury Co.. Harvey Myers Chairman of the Board of Directois, C. E Stinson, President, and J. S. Warren, General Manager of the Mfaiphis Telephone Company; N. D., Smith, of the independent com pany at Jackson ; Hayden Young, of the Gainbboio Telephone Company. The Cure thai Gum Coughs, Colds, Grippe, Whooping: Cough, Asthma' Bronchitis and Incipient - Consumption Is td&V4n 25fi-50As4 For s.ile by J. A. TitJomb. ' Assaulted Nswsboys,- Three negro boys, Harry Williams, ani Henry Miller and .lohenv Brown, were arrested Saturday evening on oiu plaint of Leslie and Robert Sims, two of the Herald's newsbojs. charg ing the negroes with assault. They -were arraigned in the City Court 00 and costs each. . While the white boys were delivering their paners near Macedonia natmuuy eveuiag, tue negroes threw rocks at ithew. Ittw'inm iImii Cm-eil tn n lny. -iwv'u- "Neuralgia radically mus in 1 tn 8 days. ItH acIHHl I lion ino i-jen-m ,v...... l ... .... ina lr i nn n v lit ttUlo till VI ii'trin " - - once the owiinp and ihe dife.se tinmen I teiviisn H'f ft. 1 1'4' 111 0"p '"""J tietiettts. 7f vi Ms Hiiri $1. Hold by A Hi Haiti. li ugjiist. Columbia, octl bin RURAL ROUTE NO. 3. COLUMBIA. TENN. Adkioe. E P Aden, J K P Alien, Mattie Allen. MT Adam. Annie Aliin, Emm Aldersoo. W El Atdereon, Mrs. L D Alderson, Wiley Alderson, Delie Alderson, Kelley Hronson. V N BrooBon, Mr. M L Bates, J W Bates, Jsibella Hates. Eetelle Beasley, Otto Beasley. Mcllie Baley, Calvin c Baley Marye . Baley, Joe c Baley, Ed c Byers, Walter Cjwsert, Charles Cowsert, Mary Cowsert, Minnie Cows" rt, Ora Cowsert, Bertha Chatman, Sam c Chatraan, Halliec Church, J M Church. Mrs. M E Church, Jim Church, Fred Church. Lura Church, R B Church, Mrs. Angle Dawson; A J Dawson. Mrs. Martha Dorch, G G Dorch. Mrs. Nellie Dorch, Elizabeth Dodnou, E R Dcxlson , Mrs. E R Edsall, Will Park Fraser, William Fraser, Lula Fraser, J A Fraser, Forpey Fraser, Lettie Fraser, CM Fraser, Tonnie Fraser, W T Fraser, Mrs. M E Fraser, EE Fraser, Emma Forgey, W B Forgey, Mrs. S D Forgoy, Liona Forgey, Annie Foster. R A Foster, Nannie Fitzgerald, 1 J Fitzgerald, Mrs. T J Kinlris. Monroe Fields, Mrs. Monroe Fields, Jim Fileds. Emma Fields, Mattie Foster, J M Foster, Tom Foster. Charley Foster, Mat Foster, Florence Foster. Rial Foeter, Tennio FitKsrera d. ti H Fitzgera'd, G E Fitzcerald. W S Fitzgerald. Miss L P Fitzirnrald. T W Fitzgerald, Odie Fitzgerald, G H Fitzgerald, L H Fitzgerald, A E Fitzgerald, Earnest Fitzgerald. Ida'Mai Fraser, D M. Fraser, Earnest Foster, W E Foster. Mrs. W E Gregory, J M Gregory, El a H Gregory, Mildred Gregory, Susan E Gooch, R Two rnnl free delivery routes will 1)8 established going out from Waynes boro witn two carriers, length of rones 44 miles, population servad .1,170. In a Class of Water. Put a handful olgtaied cofftt xa. a glass of water, wash off the coating, look at It: smell hi u k fit to drink r Give LlOn COFFEE the tame test. It leave the water bright a4 clear, because Wtjutl purt coffee. .. juaff'tr Mul tmfcn i . Gooch. Mrs. X E Goad. E A Goad, Lena Hughes, T G Hughes, Alice Hughes, Zora Hnghrs. Jerry Hull, CV Hull. Mrs. Ada Hull, Mainie Hull. Mary Might, M O iiitttn, Mrs. II anna Hight Mrs. N J Hutfaker, W C Huffaker, Mrs. Willie Haywood, Dr. John L Haywooil,K Haywood, J T Haywood. J N Haywood. W R Hayes, J P Haves, Lizzie Hayes, J B Haves, Wes Hogue, Winphry llutchenson, Mattie Harris, T H Harris, Mildred Harris, E C Hood, William Hood, Bessie Hood, Nellie Hood, Hayes Irvine, G W Johnson, Jimc Johnson, Alice c Johnson, Anna c Jones, Sam Jones, Mrs. Sam Jones, Hillou Jones, Jim Jones, Mrs. Jim Johnson, J W Johnson, Mrs. J W Johnson, Oscar Johi.son,'SaHie Johnson, Nute Jackson, C is c Jackson, Kece c Jacobs, L H ' Jacobs, Mrs. Elizabeth Jacobs, John Jacobs, Hautin Jacobs, Clevelund Jacobs, Ruthie Kruas, John Kraus, Jennie Kraus, Miss Georgie Kelby, A K Kelley, Mrs. A JV atta, W J T.nt.ta. Mrs. William Leon hard, Mrs. S A Leonbard, Cora Leonhard, Frank Latta, James Latt.a. Mrs. James Latta, Minnie Latta, Thomas Latta. Hattie Latta, Lena Lockhart, Oscar Lockhart. Delta McKee, W T MeKee, Mrs. W T McKee, F M McKee, Mrs. F M Murphy, Henry McFee. Y S McKee, Mrs. YS McKee, Hautie McKee, T H McKee, Maiy Miller, Martha c NeveW, Sam c Nevel6, Albert c NevtU, Ada o Novels, Emma c Nenon, Tim Nenon, Henrietta Nenon, Mary Osborne, J G Osborne, Mary Osborne, Henry Osborne, FranK Osborne. David 0k "J, K R Oakl-y. Roxis Pigg. J H Pigg. Mrs. J II Petty. 4 W Petsy. Mrs. J V Parrish, S B Parribh. Julia Passmore, V J Passmor", Mrs. E M Penoington, T J Pennington, EiU Pennington, George Rountree. Eva Stone, E F Stone, Eddie . Htone, J M Stone, Mattie Stone, Anna Stone. Ethel Sewf 11, K B Seweil, Mrs. M A bewell, Fannie Sewell, Eugene Sewell, S li Shaw, J B Sr Shaw, Mandy Skellev, J B Skellpy, Mrs. S L Sowell, J M isowell. Mrs. M A Sowell, Ora Sewell, Annie Myrtle Sowell. Miss Willie B Shapiro. J S Shapiro, Ad Sellers, W J Sellers, Jennie Sellers, Lillie Sflers. Lutha Show, W H bhots, Annie Timmons, A J Timmons, Mrs. E C Timmons Inez Timmonn, Myrtle Timmons, Horace Timmons, Mrs. Mac Timmons, J A Timmons, Josie Timmons, Lois Timmons, J K P Tiramon9, J C Timmons, Roxie Taylor, T II Taylor, Sallie Vestal, AT Vestal, Mrs. A T Vestal, Gerrome . Vestal, Louiza J. Vestal, Claud Vestal, Willie Vestal, S H Vestal, Sailie Williams. A J Woody, W Ml Woody, Mrs. W M WToody, D L Woody, Eva Woody, Mrs. Martha Woody, J R Woody, Mrs. R J Woody, Lttie Woody, Layce I WiEener, A A ! Wisrner. Zula Woody. E E West, T P West, Sue Wbitworth, J S Whitworth. Mollie ' Walters, DC Walters, Mrs. D C WalterP, H H Walters, Mrs. M E Walters, Forest Walters, Ollie Walters, Finis Wisener, Davec Wisener, Rich o Wisener, John 0 West, R P West, John Waddell. Jim Wulters, Bertha WEEKLY PRESS FORUM. i V ti.!. in finnnpr; "When I read ..I r tha trnsta hv Presl- dent Roosevelt. I am reminded of the conduct of my dear old father, ' said a merchant. "When 1 was a bwV 1 was rona oi uug uumn j -, a .un h.nfii oThihitions ana aunoneu iuccd uuvc. - punished me whenever she learned of my being present at one. My tat her secretly sympathized with me, though. Ht frr mv aoo i man, . mother to know it. Coming home one evening my mother presented proof of my presence at a canine scrap and suggesiea iiuuieuioiD f""-"" -- My father, pretending great wrath, accepted the suggestion and taking me into a bed room proceeded with a great stick to lash the furniture, saying, 'Howl, you rascal, howl.' Of course I howled and my mother hearing me was sorry and called to my father to whip me lighter. When I ee that the president is ihsiuuk -imagine that his blows are falling on v...i.,a ami th.it he is saving softly, 'Howl, you rascals, howl. Cadillac fMich. ) Democrat: Y6 gods, but the Chicago i,nrouicio printing some rich stuff these days concerning the next democratic presi- dentlal nomination, n the progressives silenced rorever uu "give the management of national affairs to the men whose intelligence. sagacity and illustrious pwsouum command the respect and the allegi- nee oi tne raus uu u mo -ratio party." This sounds real nice. But what does it mean? It means simply that tlie Chronicle, which, by the way. is itself a wolt masquerading in sheep's clothing, would ive con trol of tho party to a horde of down e ist traitors-to a gang of men who forsook their own party in its direct need and strenuously supported the opposition. That's what it means. It means also that the democratic party must recede instead of go for war! it menus that the party of the people must desert to plutocracy. It means the making of a president a ! matter of Hobmm's choice a matter of supreme indifference to the money I kings whether he be a democrat or a 1 republican. Ker. Carlisle P. B. Martin, L. L. 1. I Waverly, Tsxss, write;; "Of a mom tig, when first rUlnir, I ofwn.rtnd a troublesome collection of phlegm, which produce m cough, and is very hard to dl. lodge, but a mll quantity of Bal ardV Horehomid Syrup wlli at oooe dislodge It, and the trouble Is over. 1 know of u medicine thnt Is eousl to it, and it i n't ptes'SiU t take. I can most crdUl v rvnoniuiMiid It tosll person. Le -itiiv m.dlolne for throslr lung troiiM", The walking sick what a crowd of them there are: Persons who are thin and weak but not sick enough to go to bed. "Chronic cases" that's what the doctors call them, which in common English means long sickness. To stop the continued loss of flesh they need Scott's Emulsion. For the feeling of weakness they need Scott's Emulsion. It makes new flesh and gives new life to the weak system. Scott's Emulsion gets thin and weak persons out of the rut. It makes new, rich blood, strengthens the nerves and gives appetite for ordinary tood. Scott's Emulsion can be taken as long as sickness lasts and do good all the time. . There's new strength and flesh in every dose.' We will be glad to send you a few doses free. j Ft urt ttint thla picture In tht form of 1 Ubel it o lh wrtprwr of every boule . of tniul.ion you buy. .' SCOTT & BOWNE, Chemists,' ( 409 Pearl St., N.' V. 5C& and $1 1 H irufjiit. i ....PEOPLE BUB TEIK25.... CoL J. B. Killebrew passed through the citr Mondav morning en ronte to v-.K.ilU from Mr. Pleasant, having soent yeeterdav with his son. Mi. lieorire v. iviiieorew, ui y- f,l Killebrew will shortly begin a series of articles for the Nashville Banner, in which be will write p every county in the state, giving .k... . n.inanii anil commercial re sources, and possibly some of the - a x-' i w Mill riA history or eacn. iaca wumj treated in a separate article, all of which will appear in the Banner as they are written. Col. Killebrew will write of tne Middle Tennessee counties .., u.nn will t one of the lilCl. Oil'. j ..... - first to be considered. The articles will be very valuable ana wui douhtdo a great deal of good. No man in the State is so well-equipped for his work as Col. Killebrew. He is intimately acquainted with the resonrces of every county in the Mate, and is the best posted man in Tennes see on the State s resources. He his . mifi renutation throughout the !,.., no a rrafllDLrisit II lid LlB L. Ul LWl oiniro no w 0 ( articles will have great weight and aoubtless attract wide attetnioa. M. A. & Fs. Big Eay. McKennou, Anderson & Foster had one of tne biggest oars Saturday they have had in some time, and it was all no, not all, but largely due to ad vertising. Their clerks were busy from early in the morning until late that night. To show what a reduction in prices the firm made for that day, one young laay says she laid in her summer's wardrobe for fifty cents! Some might say the "wardrobe was a very limited affair," but, however that may be, the people certainly got a run for their money. Temperance "Will Wn. Representative JohnNelson passed through the city Sunday on his way to Nasiiville. "I believe tl e local option bill now pending in the legis lature will become a law," he said. 'It will pass the House by an easy majority and I think t .will go throngh the Senate also without much trouble. I am for the bill and will t If knf it. rtnt-an't an AS far HS I want it to go. Instead of extending . a -at ft ftU X the four rune law to towns ui u,w iu- lrl Hirn tn Rfe It extend- ed to towns of 10,000 inhabitants. If whiskey must leave Mt. Pleasant, Pulas- ui A himna wliv not nut it Out of ColumbiaK I donf think this is like ly to be done, but l am nearcny in favor of it." God Was "Watching Him. Eli Perkins, who lectured at Mt. Pleasant the other night, is said to have been one of the funniest men ever heard in that town. One of his capi tal stories was as follows : A railway train pulled up at a station, and an old woman in one of the coaches raised a window and poking her head out called to a small boy standing near by. "Knmv " kI said, as tue bov walked up to the window, "how old are you?" "Eight years old," he replied. "What's you name?" "Tommy Jones. " "Do you go to Sunday school?" "Yes'm. " "Say your prayers?" "Yes'm." "Obey your parents?" "Yes'm." "Tell stories?" "No, ma'in." ' "Do you read the BidV "Yesm." "Do you Know where you would go if you didn't tell the truth?" "Yes'm." "Where?" "To the ba man '" "Very well. I think I can trust you. " Now, take this nickel and run over fkr,.n unit rrof ma D IliokM'H WOrtll Of apples, and remember, Tommy, God s watchirg you. Jackson's Toothbrush. A lawyer told me a good . story the other evening. He declares it to be true, but I will let you judge about that. This is what he told me: "While Andrew Jackson was gover nor of Tennessee toothbrushes began afd innerallv. Before he be came president Andy went to Wash ington and on nis return io in hsu vine stopped at Crab Crchard. This is only a few miles from Crossville. aud though only two houses mark the place now.it was an important place in those days, all stages stopping there over night. -'ua or me pijseiigBrs heard that Andy had a toothbrush ana he determined to see what it was like. All the men lept in one large room and the curious passenger got up earlier than the rest to investigate the tooth brush. He looked over at 'Old HicKory, ' who pretended to be csleep, and then washed his teetn witn tue brush. He appeared to be satisfied and slipped back mio bed. "In a few secouds Andy 'woke up,' and got out of bed. Keeping ong eye on his friend who had used the brush, the Tennesbee statesman quietly sat down in a chair aud began using tne tooth brusii to waoti his feet. The gentleman who had just brushed his teeth with the same article beuau to get very uneasy, and after Aady had continued the operation iu a methodi cal manner for ouie moments, he could stand it no longer, and jumping out or bed, 84ia : ' 'Mr.- Jackson, is use that brush for?' " 'Certainly,' said without a smile. ' . " 'Well, I wsshed the darned thing met outburst. "He never Investigated tooth-brashes any more." . When Schwab Was a Boy. Andrew Carnegie told a story on himself today, says the New York Bun. He said some years ago he wanted to cross a mountain in Penn sylvania, and a youngster of rather hardy appearance offered to take him over for 60 cents. Carnegie thought the price too great and told the boy he wonld pay htm only 2A cents. After a long argument, io which each stack to his price, the youngster won out, end Mr. earnest save he Ulliwed the V, the M cents but ' because that whal you 'Old' Hickory,' my teeth with nowf was the We Are Goingto Give to Every Farmer who buys a CHATTANOOGA PLOW from us during year 1 903, the best value for his money ever offered. This Plow is made strong to stand hard wear. Will plow as hard ground as you ever want to turn. Will shed:Vhere all other. Chilled Plows fail. All bolts in Points. Landside and Mouldboard same size and with square Leads and Shoulders which does away with all turning, cf bolts when you loosen the nut. Does not take aiispecial handle as both handles are straight. Will not choke in foul or trashy ground as often as other Plows, as it is constructed dillerent. In fact we have the f -n..--:X fci3 ' U . ever offered. We are still ottering some special prices on and will give you more pounds for the money than you can get elsewhere. J. P. "STREET & CO CUMBERLAND TELEPHONE & TELEGRAPH CO, flNCOHFORATHD) Long distance lines and telephones of this Company enable you to talk almost anywhere in Southern Indiana, Southern Illinois, Kentucky, Tennessee, Mississippi and Louisiana. We can put you In quick and satisfactory communication with the people of this great section of the country. We solicit your patronage. Rates' reason able. Equipments and facilities unsur passed. JAMES E. CALDWELL, President A Gen'l Manager. LELAND HUME, Sec'y & Asi't Gen'l Mgr. T. D. WEBB. , Treasure! the trip was worth it, but because he had to get on the other side of the mountain. "I predicted that the boy would some day make a fortune, " said Mr. Carnegie, "aud he has. His name was Charles IU. Schwarb." StpamboaMng on Duck Rive'. "I notice a statement in the Herald Saturday evening aboui a company of businers men of Centreville going to build and operate steamboats in the lower end of Duck River, ' " said Capt. St. Ledger White this morning. "I remember when the first steamboat ever landed at Columbia. It was in 1M48 and was named the 'Madison.' My father was fishing near where the ' old bridge waH located the day she arrived aud he caught more fish that day than he ever did in his life, the boat had sirrd ud the river and frightened the t)6h to. Alter thit, there were two steamers that plied Duck river regularly for several months, the 'Madison. and the 'Lily of the West ' They made trips from here to the Tennessee river, pud did a hue freight carrying business." Tfj v I f Me AMERICAN Fencing. A fence that always keeps its shape because it's built that way N-thin? but !' iiie heavilv gn'vand'd win m ide ol belt Bcncmei steel ted in ill con. ft u.'tion i-ame in el I the to dtffcijnt ttylei n:de turns nil kinds of itnck nd leaves the clock unharmed while the fence stands strong and .tardy. THIS hinge-joint makes kit ad- liyittfH justable fence and pre- vpnht fttftv wires from 61 I JNeaaaaa u Stay bending THAT The secret of fiing Life . Cnntij of keeping all the min or gimofthe burly in liealthy regular-ae-tuii , and in quickly r'eitroyiim deadly cliMfMff geriTiM. Kleetrle bittern reumate St -much, Liver and kidneys, purity the liinort, Hijd give a eplemiid sppetlte. Tiipy vt orh wonders In curing Klrinev 'lr .iililiM, Kcnmle t'omplalntn, Neivoua i p,.8p, ('"iipllpullon, I)vpeoil', and MhIuiIh. Vigorous health and strength 11 wv follow their une. Only 50i , guar anteed by W. 1'. Woldrldge druggist. Hey. Spencer Tunuell Called. The members of the First baptist chuich of this city.at a moet ing yesterday Hitnr the morning services, decide 1 to extend a call to liev. 8encer Tunnell, of liarrinmn, Tenn., to become the pastor of the church. MrTunnell delivered tvi excellent sermons to the congregation of the church on Sunday of last week, and the members were so pleased with him that the call to the pastorate followed. It is believed that he will accept. crimp makes as tight a fence in summer as in win ter, and prevents stay wire from being displaced. There's no fence that excels it': and few, if anv, as good. For Sale by Sattsrfield & Dodson Nov 20-lmo New Century Comfort. ""Millions are daily finding a world of roniftirt in Hueklen's Arnica Halve. It kills pain Tiom llurns, ( Hoalds, Cuts, Brulei conquer; Ulcers, and Fever More cure Kruptlone, Salt Hheum Hull and Ketone; remove Come and Wurt. Uet File cure ou earth. Only JV.iW. 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