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THE COLUMBIA HERALD FRIDAY, MARCH s, 1920
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CXPERTS have figured that eight loads
of manure spread by machine are
. worth twelve spread by hand. On this basis alone
it would pay you to buy a Low Cloverleaf '
Manure Spreader. By actual experience it is
shown that to spread one hundred loads of manure
by hand costs $44.00 by machine only $20.
Low Cloverleaf spreaders save half the distance
and time in getting the manure off as compared to
spreader which has no wide-spread device and
, J' merely unloads. You don t have to drive on pre
viously manured ground to make the strips of
manure match.. The manure gets two beatings' :
- and is well 5 pulverized. Wide-spread device per-J
mits of narrow box. This enables you to drive
into the barn and load directly from the gutter,1
' saving one handling.
You cannot expect land to grow crops on an empty
stomach. You have got to feed it. Manure is a fattening,
food. Either size of Low Cloverleaf spreader, small
medium and large, regulates the diet so that every foot'
of ground gets a well balanced ration.
A visit from you will enable us to show you how this
spreader makes money for you. Come in and see it
B. A. SATTEBFIELD & CO. J
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DECLARES THAT BECAUSE IT
HAD BECOME A PUBLIC SCAN
DAL LAW WAS REPEALED.
MAURY COUNTYJS SINGLED OUT
Merchants TMs County Alleged to
Bo the Particular Targets of Those
Who Would Reassess Them as Oth
cp Counties Not Molested.
Alleging that because the back tax
ing of property in Tennessee has been
carried on to such un extent ua to be
come a public scandal that the legis
lature of 1915 had repealed the law1
authorizing' it, that therefore there is
now no power to back or reassess prop
erty once duly assessed by the regu
larly constituted authorities, J. A.
Sloan Company, wholesale groceis.
have filed a bill in the chancery t on t
Keeking to enjoin and restrain Archi
bald W. Lipscomb, county court clerk,
aud Lonniti H. Ormes, state revenue
agent, from proceedings Instituted by J taxes
tliem to back assess the complainant:
Fiats for an Injum lion Acre issued
by Chancellor is'ewman, of Davidson
county, and bond in thy sum of $2,000
was executed and the process issued.
Hughes, lJateher & Hughes are the
solicitor;; for I lie complainants. Sev
eral thousands of dollars are involved
in thn case.
lu the bill it. is alleged I hut last
October the state revenue agent, Lon
u!e 15. Ornies, made a motion before
the county court clerk to back or re
assies the complainant for the year
l'Jie, 1 017, IMS and 191 9, and citation
thereon was duly issued. These hear
ing have been continued from time to
time and never held.
It is charged that 'the romplaimint,
who is engaged in thr- V-va-ft-V l"si
nss, has been rcgula '; a.; :l:;:- ;hI for
priv lege and ad valorem taxes .'or all
years mentioned by the regularly
constituted authorities. Hut that not
withstanding this fact an effort is be
i:ig made to back or reassess the prop
erty and cause the payment of more
An attempt even was made,, it
is, alleged, tp back assess for 1919 al-
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tiffl 'Calomel salivates! It's mere
acts like dynamite on a sluggish liver. When
calomel comes into contact with sour bile it
crashes into it, causing cramping and nausea.
though no settlement for that year
had then been made wffen the citation
It is furthr alleged that apparently
the merchants of Maury county have
been singled out particularly for back
tax proceedings although they pay as
much taxes as the merchants of other
counties. A decree perpetually enjoin
ing the proceedings is prayed for.
The salient features of the bill are
contained iu the following para
graphs "Complainants charge that the de
fendants are without power or author
ity, to institute or maintain such pro
ceedings, and this attempt to do so
is unwarranted and unjust and oppres
sive. "Complainant states that the revo
uue agents; for Hie statu of Tennessee
and the other taxing or back assess
ing authorities for the slate prior to
1915, did have the power to back as
sess or reassess properly which had
been assessed for taxation, but this
power was so oppressive and unjust
ly exercised as to become public scan
dal and the general assembly for the
, state of Tennessee for tho year 1015
enacted chapter 121 which deprived
the revenue agents or the taxing au
thorities or any one else of any such
authority and there now cxisH no
power or authority in any one to back
assess or re assess property which has
been to any degree whatever assessed.
"Complainant stales and charges that
its property has net been inadequate
ly assessed by reason of any conniv
ance on the fart of the complainant
or any of its officers or agcuts. The
fact is that complainant's property, in
cluding capital stock inve.tcd in the
business, has been asscJsed for all the
years in question upon the same basis
lliat nil other property has been as
sessed in Maury County and through
out the f.tate of Tennessee.
"This character of proceeding seems
to be aimed particularly at tho nrcr- i
chants of Maury county; us complain
ant is informed that if content platod
or inaU'-'uralod anaini.1 tlio merchants
i of aly other county cuiin have been
abandoned, with pe:'si'.ly one excep
tion, although the olhor merchants of
Middle Tennessee tin; not assessed
higher than the merchants of this
i (t unty."
MOST BE FILED
BEFORE MAR. 15
PENALTY WILL ACCRUE ON THAT
DATE WHERE. INFORMATION
V IS jNQT, FURNISHED;
ALL COPARTNERSHIPS INCLUDED
Likewise Every Corporation Regard
less of Its Income Must Make State
mentIndividuals, If Within Limits,
Must Do Likewise. '
All linns. Individuals aud copart
nerships and corporations that have
not dono so should Mo their income
tax reports witU tho cole-dor of Inter
na! revenue lor thin district beforo:
"March 15. Thore has been no exten
sion of time and there will bo none;
for making thesq reports, it is an
nounced. The penalty will accrue on
that dale. : Every unmarried man, no
matter what exemptions he may have,
who haa. an Income of, a thousand dol
lars or more auust file a report Mar
ned men of $2,000 Jnust file reports,
livery corporation:' regardless of
whether it made money last year or
not must flic a report.; Tho same is
true of every co-partnurship. .When
thn report is filwd one may pay A
quarter of the taxes, and .the balance
tn three equal installments.1;, If prefer
red of course tho eutiro amount can
no paid when the report is filed.
Deputy Collector Peebles has as
sisted a great many taxpayers here to I
make out their returns and ho will aid
many more. It is better, however, to!
bond in a report that may not correct
ly be filled out in every particular, and
get it in before March 15, than to
wait until after that date ia order to
nave a perfect "report. 1 It is not ex
pected that the list of delinquents in
Maury county will be largo this year
as there is a better understanding of
the tax than there has heretofore
been. Tho rate its also lower this
rear than It was last year.'':
HOTEL BILL AND
SKIPS OUT TOWN
VISITOR ALSO FORGET.S TO PAY
LIVERY BILL BEFORE DEPART
INq REWARD OFFERED,
TWO CASES SET FOR '
FIFTEENTH OF MARCH
THREE ALLEGED SPEEDING
CASES DISMISSED IN COUN
TY CRIMINAL COURT..
Judge VV. C. Whitthorno convened
county criminal court this morning
and disposed of several cases, and set
two for the ICth of March, and ad
journment until that date.
Tho cases dismissed were for alleg
ed speeding cases against Sam Bates,
Robert Bates and William Ewing. ,
The case against Henry Kennedy,
alias Bud Kennedy, for viplation of
tho bone dry law was set for March
The case of Maury Webb for viola
tion of the wheel tax law, was also
set for the 16th. ,
ENTER MARCH AS
BUT THE POOR ; LITTLE THING
NEARLY FROZE TO DEATH BE
CAUSE OF GROUND HOG.
; Just as tho court house clock boom
ed out witching hour Sunday night.
March marched in like a lamb, but
the poor thing nearly froze to death
for it was as cold as "blue blazes,"
and then some. This is laid at the
door of his Lordship, tho Ground Hog,
who for tho past four weeks has been
disturbing these parts with hid antics.
It. is hoped that after the two more
wcoks which Mr Ground Hog hiber
nates, thero will be some real spring
weather, and that March will gambol
on the green, even as the lambs. But
the month is sure to go out stormy and
blustery, for- when March comes in
like a lamb It Is sure to go out like
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Take "Dodson's Liver Tone" Instead 1
If you feel bilious, headachy, con
stipated nd all knocked, out. juft go
to your druggist and pet a bottle oJ
Doion'a Liver Tone tot a few cento,
which u a harmless vegetable aub
titut for dangerous calomel. Take
a ipoonful and if 't doeWt itart
yoif "ism b4 r rtntsMer-ytm it?
" Vtr tVw pa'-f caioaei
and without making you sick, ron
just go back and get Tour money.
If yon take calomel today rouT
be sick and naU'caie.1 tomorrow; be
side", it my s&lirate rou, while if
you take Dodnon's Livef Tone you
will wake up feeling great.Nfull ot
ambition and ready for work or pbr
It harmless, flcnant and afo I
jr'rt tn ckHdren; tnTi:ki it
MRS, THOS. J. BURGESS
DIES IN KENTUCKY
Mauy friends here of T. J. Bur
rets, of Sadieviite, Ky., will regret to
hecr of tho deata of his wife, who died
on Feb. 3. Mr. Burgess was a fre
quent visitor to Maury county, coming
bore t buy tnck. Hi had ni.iny
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I!. 1'. UeVasure, well kuown in Co
lumbia and Maury county, bus accept
ed tho position as local representative
of Uw kiiH't Automobile c:ouuauy, if
Decatur. III.- .
Dyed Her. Faded
' Skirt, Also a Coat
"Diamond Dyes" Mak Shabby Apparal
Just Like Ntw So Easy!
. Don't worry about perfect jesulta.
IjM "Diamond Dre," jruartateed to jrWa
I n?w, rich, fadeless color U any fabric,
whether wool, silk, liaen, cotton or mixed
gooi, drese, blouses, stockings, skirts,
children's eoais, 4rt per ies, rrylklai' I
A Direction Book Is ia package.
T.t Match any. material, have deftler
bn you ' Lii'i"n t p' Co!r Crd.
SELLS GROCERIES TO NEGROES
Stranner Sold Grooeries Below Whole
sale Cost to Negroes, Giving Them
Twelve Months to Pay for Same.
Got Cash .Deposit. ... . , ,
Tuesday evening -a well -dressed
stranger stopped . briskly up to Ihe
counter at tho Dethcl Hotel and regis
tered 'Fred. Sinch. Flint, Michigan.'!
He was assigned to a splendid room.
Tho next morning, dressed In a natty
brown business suit ho leisurely ate
breakfast and dropped down Into tho
lobby whpre be chatted with guests
before beginning his day's work.
Going from the hotel, tho stranger
went to Watson's livery stable, and
Introduced himself as F. vy'ilson,
salesman of the great "Michigan Gro
cery Company," and secured a. rig to
dl'Ive through . the country.
Ills was a" house to house plau, and
ho intended to hiako a thorough can
vas of the county. Business evidently
was brislf and it Is understood that
Mr, WilsonSinch "cinched" quite a
number of orders, and also cash do
posits on each order. It Is understood
that ho called upon no whito people
at all, confining his activities to the
colored population, which, peruaps,
explains how he was able to sell gro
ceries at such remarkably low prices.
This morning a , representative of
The Herald secured one of the orders
taKen by Wilson-Sinch. It was for $149
worth of groceries. Among the items
was IVi barrels of flour $15, &tt
pounds of lard $10, b boxes of soap $5,
one ,frnc. 1 bushel of beans $3, and
other groceries in proportion.. At the
.bottom of the list was ono good hat
free, and four yards of bleached do
mestic for wife, free. Of course on
such a large c-rderrit was noceasary to
secure "u small cash deposll,'iUo ,cus
omer being an unknown party' with
absolutely no jating. The "customer"
deposited $3 with Wilson-Sinch, and
was - given twelve months tune in
which jto pay the remainder
A .duplicate copy of. the ordej Jcf t
i tho bands of the "customer" bore
at the top these words. "The Michigan-Grocery
Co.,-Battle Creek, Mich."
Ulankg were left for the name of the
customer, shipping point, postoffSce,
aud buyer's name. In filling in this
order, Wilson-Slnch gave the shipping
place at "Clum, Mich., and where the
buyers should have Bigncd his name,
the order is signed "Fred Wilson." ')':
Wilsoi)-Sinch may have been an ex
pert salesman, .but when it comes, to
orthography, we cannot , hand him
much. He enters "1 Vs baiTels Flow
ers," and "2 sx Sagger but this spell
ing did net worry him in the least, for
ho made, good sales, during bis slay
in the county. It 13 understood that
on ono' sale lie secured a deposit of
$H0, and on iuito a number, from $5
to $10 In oUier words ho did a flour
ishing business, ho was prospering,
and in a most happy frame of mind.
As he lounged around the hotel lobby,
he laughed and joked with the guests,
and In tho tbrco days time he wa
there ho had learned to call some of
the most prominent citizens by their
first names it was Joo and Jim, Bill
with Mr. Wilson-Sinch, he liked .every
body, and thought .evorybody should
like him, he . was doing a great deal
to bring down tho high cost of 'liv
ing. Wasn't ho selling groceries for
less than they could be bought whole
sale? Wias ho not a philanthropist?
He became ho popular that Former
Mayor Dednian took notice. Why the
cause for this popularity? Was It be
cause of this fellow's ISO ponnds avor
dupols? Was it because of his slight
ly stooped posture? or his neat brown
suit, or because of the Elks pin he
wore, or because of the brilliant horse
shoo . diamond pin ' In his tie, or be
cause of his joculamood ?. What was
it that Iniado him so popular? . '''
, And then came Friday afternoon,
Mtv Slnch told the 'clerk at tho Bethel
that he had planned to , nin up to
Franklin for a few hours and then re
turn, and would sctllo his four day
hotel 1)111. then. This, of
ctudse, was agreeable to tho Clerk,
and .Mr. Hindi departed. Up uulil this
time be ha not returned, and former
.Mayor bod man has gotten no in the
babft of offering rewards that bo Just
could not help offering a reward for
information a to the whereabouts of
Mr. Sinch. Mr. Watson has not been
consulted, but it Is thought that he
would bfl willing to donate oomcthing
to tho amount offered by the ex-Mayor
Dcdman, and It Is known that sev
eral of the nesroea who purchased
goods from Mr. Sinch-Wilson would
be glad to give at least half of what
they paid "advance payment- if they
could ascertain the present location
of Mr. Wilson, , .
A representative of The Herald dis
covered this morning that there la bo
ucn firm a the "Michigan Grocery
Company at Battle fik. Michigan,
or that is, thore ,ns no ftirh f rm in
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LOOK AT YOUR OLD HAT HAS (T FADED
MO LOST ITS SHAPE? (S THE SWEAT BAND
CREASY? IF SO, VCHUCK" IT AND COME IN
WO GZT A NEW ONE. r v w v r
YOU CANT AFFORD TO EAR A "SEEOY
OLD HAT. PEOPLE JUDGE YOU FIRST BY THE
HATYOU WEAR BECAUSE THEY SEE IT FIRST.
TO BE SUCCESSFUL. lOOK THE PART OF "
SUCCESS. U-'-'-' . tr- ' ; ':!i " 1?? ,'?", ' '
i TAKE STOCK )F YOUR -SOCKS UNDER
WEAR. SHIRTS. TIES. COLLARS AND HAND
KERCHIEFS THEN COME IN AND STOCK UP AT
OUR STORE. -
WE KEEP UP THE QUALITY: WE KEEP"
;00WN;TH PRICE. . M ; .'iimn
Bogatzky & Bauman,
" " WEST 7T H STREET. r
1919 JJradstreet, which Is regarded as
one of the most reliable Mercantile
Agencic ia the world.
"It's a cinch that Slnch got away
with it," said Mr. Dcdman this morn
ing. , " .
TO COLUMBIA MAY 29
BEIOVEQ WOhlAN. !;
MRS. SUSAN ELLEN ANDREWS
DIES AT SANTA FE AFTER ILL- ,
NESS OF1 TWO YEARS. ' ; :
T.L. CUNNINGHAM RECEIVES LET
V TER SAYlNGw.THAT PROGRAM ,
fDEFlNITELY ARRANGED. '.
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In a letter received by T. h. Cun
ningham from John F. Chambers, su
perintendent of the Redpath Chautau
qua, this attraction will be In Colum
bia for the seven day period begin
ning May 29. Columbians need no in
troduction to the Itedpath attractions,
and it is exnected that the ticket sale
which will begin soon, will be large.
The letter to Mr. Cunningham
states that tickets aud advertising
tuatfer will bj fpnvarded within tho
next week or ten days.,' It Is said
that there are a n'umbcr of new attrac
tions on .the Redpath ch'cult thi3 sea
son, and it la believed, that tho pro
gram as a whole will be the most
pleasing ever presented here.
Mrs. Susan Ellen Andrews, aged fif-
1 ty-four yeai-H, wife of W, C, AtMlrowS,
died at 4 o'clock Sunday, morning lit
hor homo near "Santa' Fe. ' 4 Although
.Mrs. Andrews had boon In- failing
health for the past two years, hereon
dition had not been regarded aft bo-,
ing critical but a short time, And her;
death came, as a. great blow to her
host of friends. ; v',1"
Mrs. Andrews for many years had
been an active member of the Metho
dist church, and was widely known
and beloved. She is survived bjr her
husband and six children, Mrs. Walter
Thompson, of Santa Fe; Mrs; EUis
Fitts, of Union City; James B,, An
drows, of the A. E. F.; Job and Wil
lis Andrews and Miss Ellon Andrew;,
of Santa Fe. ''
The funeral was conducted at the
residence Sunday, afternoon fet 2
o'clock by the Rev. J. T. Cottoii; In
terment was in the family cemetery,
Maury Undertaking Co. in charge.
TAPS SOUND FOR
SOLDIER OF SOUTH
JAMES P. DANIELS DIES UNEX
PECTEDLY AT HOME OF HIS
NEPHEW, W. A. HARDISON.
: James P. DanlelB. aged eighty-four
y.eara,lno of Ihe oldest and most re
spected citizens of Maury county, and
gallant ,ild Confederate soldier, died
at 4 'o'clock Sunday morning at tho
bouwof his nephew, W. A. Hardison,
ten miles from Columbia on tho Hoar
Crock pike. On Saturday Mr. Daniels
apparently was in his usual good
health, and was ' up and about -the
house. At o'clock ho awoke mem
bers of the family saying that he was
very 111, an hour later he passod Into
the great beyond. . . "
; Mr. ; Daniels was jpne of the most
substantial citizens of ihe community,'
and was widely' known, and beloved,
lie had been a member of the Chris
tian church practically all his life, and
at the, time of his death was an elder
at New Iassea.r ..."
lie; la -survived iy- oiMJ.brother, T.
A. Daniel, of WilliMmsport, and one
sister, 'Mrs. Fannie , Hardison, of
Match, Tcnn., two Htejsons, Dr. T. J.
Hardison, of Carters Creek, ami D.
It. Hardison, of Texas.
The funeral Van conducted at 1
o'clock this afternoon al the residence
of his nephew, W. A.. Hardison, by
Elder Newt Do rryberry. Arrange
uieuts by the Maury Undertaking Co.,
T. L. Cunningham In charge.
B. F. WATKINS
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.Iron and Crrnlea Work.
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NEW STATE FIELD REPRESENTA
TIVE COMES FROM ATLAN- ,
TA CHURCHi '
Special to The Horaid. ' '. ;
' NASHVILLE,' Tenn., Fob. ti.-kVf.
Jcro A. Moore, pastor of tho Harris
street Presbyterian church of 'Atlan
ta, has taken over tho work of field
representative of tho Interchurcli
World Movement for Tennessee, with
state headquarters In Nashville.? Ho
has rosici)0(lhis pastorate in Aalanta,'
to take effect on Easter Sundayr
The Kev. Moore is a Tcnncssean by
b:ith, having leen ralso at . reen
ville. His first pastorute was at John
son City, where he filled the- pulpit of
the Watauga- avenue iTCsbyterlan
church for a number of years, llc'fias
been pastor of the llarrls stroeVPres
byterlan chuf:h at Atlanta for'fWolvo
ytars. For. ten years of 'that .time' ho
served as chaplain of the 'Atlanta Ty
pographical Union. Ho , waa also ac
tive in war work, thoro i ani In the
work of the railroad Y. M. C. A. hav
ing conducted many shop meetings
for tho organization at industrial
plants of Atlanta. "'-V .
Ah licld representative,,' the, RoV.
Mooii; will have charge ef tlio gener
al Inl'-rcburch worli in TeRtiCtjHfto! He
has arranged to return to Aflauta
each Sunday In order io fill his pul
pit as usual uulil lila realgnatloa bc
ccmes cITcclive. '. -
lud'.a and Ceylon are graded accord
ing to the position of the leaf on tho
plant, the lower the leaf the poorer
the quality. , -
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it dt tit 1
Vaccinate Your Hogs
81Y BEfiUI torn from Mariorf
tl i arat4 tt rh nt rHW
prMwt. v.. Vt!tftj Uro4 Xo. 111.
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