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VOL,. LXXIII NO.'s ( COLUMBIA, TENNESSEE, FRIDAY JANUARY 14, igai ESTABLISHED IN 1848 BRITISH TROD MAKES THRILL UTJDER SO '. 1 1 - i I PTRAIfJ ILLITJG RUfJ EVERY WINDOW IS SHATTERED BY RIFLE FIRE SqLDIERS ALL ESCAPE UNINJUREfj t" PRECAUTIONARY MEASURES 1 :, . -f Adopted by Government Following De railment of TroopJ Train Yesterday. Heavy Losses In Ranks of Sinn Fein Attackers, Reports Say. . . ' . (By United Press.), DUBLIN Jani ,13. tJnusual precau tionary methods tof the safeguarding of troop trainswere adopted - by the British government forces today, fol lowing he derailment of a train car rying soldiers yesterday.' i ; V: y ; The train completed the trip today "after a, thrilling run Every window in the train was shattered by Sinn Fein rlfie fire," and It was only' a mira cle, officers;, said, that troopers were uninjured. ; According to reports, Sinn Felil ttttckera suffered Wavy losses. CITY OFFICIALS TO '. . ' ATTEND SESSIONS MUNICIPAL LEAGUE WILL MEEf IN NASHVILLE . TOMORROW. IMPORTANT BUSINESS UP. - Mayor W. 0. Cherry and City Attor ney Hugh ,Lee Webster, and possibly J. M. Dedman, former mayor, are plan ning to attend the session of the mu nicipal league in Nashville tomorrow, when Importarnt questions relating to the welfare of the nfunicipallties of the state will be discussed. ; . ' Secretary Charles Gilbert of .the league this morning .; called former Mayor Itedm,a.j who is a member of the organization,; to ask why nothing had been heard concerning the attend ant of the representatives, from Co lumbia. Mr. Dedmah immediately got In touch with Mr. Cherry1 and City At torney Webster and asked them to make an .effort to see that Columbia iB represented at this meeting. ' ; . Among the important measures to be taken up at this meeting will be the discussion of the extension of mu nicipalities, and the league will . be asked to take some steps looking to wards recommendations to be sub mitted to the legislature. In rviev of the fight which Columbia is now mak ing for fae extension of the city lim its, it seems most importantlhat this city be. represented at the .wotting of the league. . ..: . ,; .:....;'.- : - EXTENSION ADVOCATES 1 AROUSING ENTHUSIASM TWO THOUSAND , VOTERS. . HAVE ALRE9DY ' SIGNED PETITION ' FOR SPECIAL ELECTION. "I1 never .saw anything like the en thusiasm with which the people of o lumbia have received the proposal, to extend the corporate limits of the city," said W. S. Beasley, president of the Kiwanis Club, this morning before leaving for 'Nashville. ; Mr., Beasley continued, , "the movement has swept the city like; wildfire. Already 2,000 names have been signed on. our peti tions -for the calling of a special elec tion to, vote upon the extension,- and every, one of these two thousand sign ers will vote in the election when it 1b called by Senator Looney. I do not feel . that there is a chance for the movement to fall through " Bald. Mr. Beasley, "and If it does there will be something doing In this section of the county." FEIN FIRE DELEGATION TO ASK MEMBERS TO CALL ELECTION PRESIDENT :, BEASLEY GO TO NASHVILLE TO PRESENT PE- ' . TITION TO LEGISLATORS. '' ' . - FOR- A VOTE ON ANNEXATION FARMERS READY TO MEET DEMAND FOR SEED CORN TAKE ADVANTAGE BAD WEATH ER TO SHELL BEST SEED EVER . GROWN IN COUNTY. . MANY YARITIES ARE AVAILABLE More Than' 2,00Q of the Citizens of i the City Havo Signed the Petition Asking That People Vote on the Subject, January .25. " For the purpose of presenting peti- tions signed by over 2,000 of the vo.ters of this section asking lor an election on January 25 to vote on the question of the annexation ofthe city suburbs, a large delegation 1 of , prominent citi zens, headed by President William S. Beasley of the Kiwanis Club went to " Nasville this morning. - The peti tion will be presented by the delega to Senator Edmund pillehunty Looney and to Representatives Washington P. Russell and James Henry Jones. However, the members of the dele gation realize that practically the en tire matter of holding or calling the" election rests with Senator Looney, for both Representatives Russell and Jones have declared publicly that they are going to "pass the buck" to the senator. The delegation will today urge Senator Looney to call an elec tion as requested to decide the matter. The election would be held January 25 and In it all of the qualified voters in the proposed new city would be" eli gible to vote for or against annexa tion. If the enthusiasm with which the petitions for the election were rec celved Can be taken as any test of sentiment the vote f of extension will bo overwhelming. - Just as soon. as the election has been called by, members of the legis lature a campaign to roll up a big vote will begin. No difficulty in getting the annexation bill through after the election is held is anticipated for the reason that the members will necessa rily be'bound by any election that they may call. 4 .''., ' In the delegation that wenftb Nash ville this morrjng were several of the most prominent men of the city. ORGANIZATION OF CAVALRY TROOPS NEARLY COMPLETE ONE TROOP RECRljlTED TO MUS- TERING STRENGTH OTHER r TROOP NEARLY ORGANIZED. ' Expected That' Maury Will Supply Southern States 'With Seed, After t Meeting , Local Demands Bumper Crop Is Now In Prospect. ' Anticipating a greatly increased de-, mand for first class high grade pure seed corn nxt spring, farmers pf Mau ry county are taking ; advantage of these bad rainy day sy to select from their overflowing cribs, "and shell the best seed1 corn eVer saved in the histo ry of the county.'. l" :':' -' ' Not only1 is ! it' expected that 1 there will be ah increased' demand for seed In Maurjr county, but it is believed also that this county will be called ' upon to furnish seed to East Tennessee and to the Southern states, where farmers are turning more and more to diversi fied farming in view of the slump in cotton prices. Maury county will be able" to supply a. great part of this de mand. ,"' : Farmers have saved splendid seed from several varieties, among the most popular being Neil's Paymaster, J Webb's ' Improved Watson, Boone County White, Tennessee Red Cob, Big Yellow Corn, Little Early Yellow Wabash, Albemarle Prolific for silage, and also Batts,vProlific for silage. 'According to present indications farmers of this county will pay more attention to the cultivation of corn next year than ever before. This $oes not necessarily mean that the acreage vfill be Increased, on the other hand county Agent McLean believes the contrarj.jnay be true, but farmers will select only the best seed, and plant It in the best soil on their farms, thus probably-reducing the acreage, and materially? decreasfng labor. - v , With, the seed corn of the county saved; under the most favorable con diitons last fall, with anything like seasonable weather at plaAtirig .time next spring there should be less r planting than In .many years., i , . Indications now point to a bumper crop of corn for 1921, with the awaken ed interest taken by members of the boys corn clubs to be' organized and to work under the direction of the county agent In every section 'of the county. OFFICERS STILLS WORK HARD Realized That There May Be Some Re jections as Result Physical Examin ations, and additional Men Are Be ing Sought for Enlistment VALUABLE CHART ON HOG RAISING ISSUED COUNTY COUNCIL RECEIVES SEV ERAL COPIES TO BE OISTRIB- ' -,. - .. t ' UTED JN THIS COUNTY. BASKETBALL TEAM V AT MILITARY ACADEMY FIRST GAME OF SEASON WILL BE. WITH BATTLE GROUND ACADEMY SATURDAY. For the first time in several seasons Columbia Military' Academy will have a basketball team this season and the initial game wilAbe played on next Saturday at 3:30 o'clock at the Acad emy. The fast team of Battle Ground Academy of Franklin will be the op ponent and a pretty game Is expected. Several other fames will be arranged later. The division of extension at Knox- ville, which perhaps lias done more than any one agency' in the state to arouse farmers to the needs of better farming, has just Issued a most valua ble chart on the management and feeding of hogs, showing what should be done each month in the year; The Information contained in' this chart is Invaluable to the members of the boys' pig clubs, and those inter ested in the breeding and raising of hogs. The chart contains a wealth of practical 'information, compiled by the LeBt hog breeders and raisers of the country, and as well the results of sev eral years research work. Several copies of this chart have been received at county council head quarters and are being . distributed among hog producers of the county. SERVICES PEPABATOBY TO COMMUNION SUNDAY WILL BE HELD AT FIRST PRESBY" TERIAN CHURCH TONIGHT AT SEVEN O'CLOCK. . There will be services at the First Presbyterian church tonight at seven o'clock preparatory to the communion next Sunday morning at eleven o'clock. TREAT IN STORE FOR . BASKETBALL FANS MASSEY MILITARY ACADEMY TO MEET HIGH SCHOOL HERE ON FRIDAY NIGHT. , f It is expected .that the fan flock wfll turn out en masse . for tbe Central HIgh-Mas8ey basketball bajttle hej-e oa, Friday night- Both teama.are in greaj lurm, ana com, teams areJJuuy.jCOij' fident of victory. . .." s LL Massey has always been one of the strongest rivals the Algh School has had, and the cadet team puts every possible ounce of brain and brawn into any contest with the highschool ers. The Pulaski five has played great hall ttils season, and will turn every trick known to get away with the ver dict. The High School team is Imnrov- ing each day, and with a little more practice at goal shooting will be one of strongest high school or prep teams in the state. With i the , recruiting of one troop completed,, and the: men waiting to be mustered into service and. with only a few more recruits needed for the scond troop of cavalry to(.be stationed here, officeisB have repewed their ef fort to secure ,thet nede men to give Columbia two full cavalry troops. ' ' Captain, Herbert" Dyer, who will be in command of one of th'e troops has announced that he already has enlist ed the ' required number, but would continue to accept applicants,' as it Is expected that a few. may be turned down in the physical' examination. i Captain Max Hardlsbn neecls only a few more recruits to bring his iroop up to the required strength, and lie is confident that It will be an easy mat ter to secure the men necessary; .. Some delay may be caused In mus tering the met into" service . because o the change of administration. . The adjutant general and attaches in his office are up in the alras Jo. the ap-J pointments, and It Is difficult to secure 0, mustering officer to come to Colum bia to swear the men into service, but commanders of the, cavalry troops, here believe that this difficulty will shortly be overcome, and that within the next thirty days, Maury oun'ty will have two complete cavalry troops located in Columbia. - T , . ; - ' The business men $f , the city- are standing squarely ; behind the move ment to secure these troops, and have assured officers and their employes that they wlll .bejiiveiah opportunity to -take . part in 'th6v regular weekly drills." ;. .i.A. i -" . 4:- The cavalry troops will dril ' only one night each- week, a period of about one hour, and for this the men will receive a full day's payy;; ':C Vvr The government will furnish' horses" for the two trobps, uniforms and all equipment, An armory will be provid ed,, and the establishment ,. of the troops here will,mean )the expenditure of many thousands of dollars annually in Columbia. At the same time it will provide fa means of .reqreation to the troopers, and will furnish the city and county, protection at all times from violence. ,,. - t is expected that business men will shortly, get" In ; touch with officers of the troops, and ascertain just what is needed to complete the organization, and push the movement to successful completion, , i . . f ' PHINEASIMURPHY MAKES CAMPAIGN FOR STATE JOB PROMINENT LOCAL REPUBLICAN IS. STRONGLY ENDORSED FOR SEED AND FEEDJNSPECTOrf. UNDER THE NEW COMMISSIONER BYOV ERWHELillJGiVOTE HOUSE PASSES (VJEASURE, ITS TAYLORS POWER 1 Probable Charley Hardison WIN Be ' Namld Qoal Oil Inspector By Gov. Taylor No dther Republicans Are SUted. yA ; M. Phineas Mdrphy, secretary of the couhty republican ''executive commit tee?!.tis" making -an ' aggressive cam paign to land the office of seed and feed Inspector for. Middle Tennessee under Captain T.- F.. Peck, who will be commissioner, of agriculture iinder the incoming, admmistratjbn of Gov. Alf A. Taylor, . He la beinK endorsed by both democrats and republicans in large. numbers and "has already filed stacks pf endorsements from this and other counties with Capt. Peck; , v Several Maury cOuntians have been "mentioned'' for both state and feder al appointments, but Mr. Murphy is the first active candidate for a job to appear and his friends believe that ne will be "a sura winner. When Capt. Peck served as commissioner unde'r the two ' Hooper administrations be had an appolptee from this county, and he knos a great many friends here. It is said that the solid republican or ganization of the county will be behind Mr. Murpy ; and he will also have strong support In Giles, where his brother is a power in ine councils off the G. O. 'p. ". ,-Vfc';f-'-'-'.:.'. There' has been little discussion or scramble for the coal oil pill Inspector ship 'here. .It is generally believed, however, that Charley Hardison will be appointed. It is likely that he will have fhe endorsement of John W. Jacksdn'chairman of the republican county committee; and who will be close to the powefe that be. Mr, Har dison Is deserving of the office and haa many ydemocralic friends who will help him to land it. ' Mr. Murphy Is in Nashville today In conference with Cape Peck. ; ;. COUNTY COUNCIL DOES E0R1YEAR BEING. PAID . ' J ...', .. NOT "BELiEVED THAT MEMBER; 1 SHIP WILL BE DECREASED BE ' 'CAUSE OF NON-PAYMENT. FARMERS URGED SOW GOOD GLOVER SEED WILL PAY IN LONG RUN TO USE ONLY BEST, ACCORDING TO COUNTY AGENT McLEAN. . Due to the fact that clover seed sold "up In the pictures,' and at more than $30 per bushel last spring, farm ers of Maury county saved thousands of bushels of red clover seed In 1920. Much of this seed was hulled under unfavorable conditions, , and contains much weed seed also. ' ' In view of the great decline In the price of clover seed, farmers are urg ed to sow nothing but the best seed, which will ay In the long run. Farri ers who hulled clover seed which contains much weed seed, would probably find It to their -Interest to buy guaranteed clean seed. County Agent McLean today ' was mailing out notices' to members of the county council of agriculture , re minding them that dues for 1921 mem bership la now due. It ir expected that .no members will be lost through' the non-payment of dues, as great work , has been accomplished, by. tha council during the few. months since its organization.. v, . - V: On" the other hand an effort will be made to materially enlarge the mem bership of the council during the com ing year. t. . ,' VOGUE THEATURE TO BE REMODELLED SOON NEW PROJECTING MACHINES AL- 'READY INSTALLED AND OTHER IMPROVEMENTS MADE SOON. Hendley Bros. ; Managers ot the Vogue Theatre, have Just had installed in their popular place of amusement two Powers picture machines equip ped with, nine, hundred wfttt fazda lamps, which make a beautiful steady hgfit with,; no glimmering or ; vibra tion, guaranteed hot to hurt the eyes of the spectator; and also to cut down the "electric lighj bill ' about' '40. These machiries are "the latest word .In moving picture machines being silent, producing very little heat and all the operator has to do Is to star them off and the machines will do the restv-;a:v .rY. ; Hendley Bros! -announce that they will soon erect, a new. and up-to-date box office In the center of the lobby near the sidewalk and also repaint the lobby and interior of the Vogue. MANY ENTRIES FOR BIG POULTRY SHOW ENTERPRISE COMMUNITY- WILL . PLACE ON EXHIBITION PURE BCOODED BIRDS. - .Great interest is being manifested by the people of the Enterprise com munity in the approaching pure bred poultry show to be held at Enterprise under the auspices of the Community Club on January 22. It is expected that the list of entries will be large. The judging will be done by Mrs. Kate.M. Wells, district demonstration agent . r , . i. r Flans for this how were perfected at the re-organization meeting of the community club, held last week. GREATEST. SALE AT GLOBE FURNISHINGS BIGGEST. SALE,. MR. DAVIS , DE CLARES,, THAT HE HAS YET . HELD IN THIS CITY. . What Mr. Davis, "the proprietor, de clares will be the biggest sale in the history of the Globe Furnishing Com pany will begin on Saturday morning. It ia to. be .a "Cash "Works Wonders Sale,", the. point, being that for cash Mr. Pavis has been enabled to acquire a most wonderful bargain in men's and boys furnishings and that convert ing them into cash he offers especial inducements. Through an exception al purchase, this store bought some marvelous values and they are being offered at pre-war prices. A special for the sale some very attractive alum inum ware Is being offered at, practi cally half of the usual price. ( . The Globe Furnishing (Company be lieves In giving bargains to Its tus tomers and in furtherance of that poli cy, has announced this' sale. Special inducement are offered out of town purchaser. ' . MURPHY AGAIN HEADS HIGHWAY BOARD OF MAURY J. A. CROWE RE-ELECTED SECRE TARY BY ROAD COMMISSION ERS AT RE-ORGANIZATION. WILL INSPECT MAIN . t; ROADS Members With the New Superintend ent, Burke Wilkes, Going Over the County to Ascertain Need of Repairs to Be Made at Once. No changes were made in the re organization of. the board of road com missioners, of Maury county. John H. Murphy, for, several years past the chairman, was re-elected to that ' of fice and J. A. (Docque) Crowe, who has served as secretary, for the past three years, was re-elected The re organization of the board was made necessary by the fact that the term of Scretary Crowe had expired. He was re-elected by the county court despite the fact that he was not a candidate. He qualified at one's "as a member of the board and organiza tion was perfected. ' It is the. plan of the members' of the boardto visit and inspect with their new superintendent. F. Burko Wilkes, all of the' main traveled high ways of the county and ascertain at first hand just what is needed in 'the way of work to put these roads in rea. sonable repair. . With the decision of the county attorney that wheel tax- es for thie year must be paid regard-l less, , of the new road law that may be passed by the legislature, the road funds of the county. will be much larg er than was at first anticipated. ' V ; In order that they may have his ad vice and assistance; the road commis sioners have invited R. A. Wilkes, of Culleoka,' former turnpike owner and road builder in this and other coun ties of several years experience, to accompany them on their tour of in spection of the roads, of the county. At this season of the year no exten sive work is contemplated but the board , expects to keep the most fre quented highways in fair , shape for travel. ' ', GOVERNOR DENIED RIGHT TO RE. MOVE MEMBERS FROM BOARD . 'OF ADMINISTRATION. , OLD ' BOARD CONTROL ACT Measure . Has Been Passed By Both House and Senate Goes to Gover nor, for Appoval Special Elections' Been Called. Special to The Herald. - ' - ' NASHVILLE, Tenn., Jan. 13. The house of representatives at noon to day passed, by a vote of, sixty-seven to twenty-seven, the measure repealing a section of the old 1 board of control ' ' act, so as to take from the governor the power of removal of the manager -of the state board of administration. , w The bill was passed by the senate ' Wednesday afternoon by a vote of 33 to 8. -The measure will now go to the governor for his signature, and it is expected, that it ,wlHt be signed by Governor Roberts Immediately, , and , will become effective.; .v, . Speaker Todd spoke vigorously In behalf of the passage of the boafd of ; administration bill. ,116 said that un les this act was amended It would give Governor Taylor the power to dlsvisB a dmocratic office holder who still ball two years to hold office. He said he did not thing Governor Taylor would do such a thing,, if left, alone, but he did not think that he could, withstand the onslaughts of the republican radl. lals."; who would insist that all Datron. : age go to the republicans. WOMAN CONTINUES HUNGER STRIKE TODAY PLEADS FOR PASTOR TO ADVISE WITH HER "I NEED CONSE CRATED MAN," SHE SAYS. j.' .(By United Press.) ELDERADO, 111., Jan. 13. The hun gr strike of Mrs. Sadie Harrington to convert her husband to the church of God is very unwise, said te Reverend G., S. Payne, whom it la said the wo man has been seeking. . ' Payne has Just returned from Texas and was first informd of the woman's condition here. He said, "There is no teaching in the church of God which would sanction such action, and I will go to Danville, if Mrs. Harrington wints me." ; (By United Press.) DANVILLE, 111., Jan. 13. Mrs. Sa die Harrington is now on te forty- sixth day of her hunger strike to con vert her busand, pleaded for Rev. O. 3. Payne to come Immediately. When she was informed that the United Press had located the minister, she replied, "For God's sake send, him if ever I needed a consecrated man like Rev. Payne, it is now," She indi cated that she would break her fast it Payne advised hr to do so. , Special to The Herald. ' - NASHVILLE, Tenn., Jan. 13. It was announced In the senate hall 1 this morning that successors to - Senators Parks Worley and Tolbert Fulton, In the 4l9fh senatorial -district,- will ' be elected on January 2E. Fulton was; elected to the senate but did not quat ' if. , . ; . ... -. - , ..... .... . ,t1 Sen ten ced To Die; Prisoner Says Thank You Judge my United Press.) BRIDGEPORT, Conn,," Jan. 13. , Thank you, JudfTe," , replied ' El wood B. Wade today when Judge Hinton pro nounced the death sentence upon him. Wade was convicted" of the murder of George B. Knott. I The condemned man smiled and nodded to friends as he was led from the1 court room. MURDERER LYNCHED IN ALABAMA TOOAY . t ., 'it: MINER CHARGED WITH KILLING NATIONAL GUARDSMAN TAKEN . FROM JAIL' AND 8H0T. t',: (By Unlte'd Press.) . ;'. f " BIRMINGHAM,., ; Jan, . j 13. Will Beard, a miner held In jail at Jasper, Ala-, charged with the murder of Jas.' Morris, a national guardsman, Vas tak en from jail today a mob and lynch, ed. Beard was carried two and a half miles from Jasper and shot down. A; volley of fourteen bullets entered his body. i :. ; ,' . . ULLETIN! Owing to the dreadful condition of the weather and the absence from the city of a numberN)f the members, -the meeting of the Colombia Retail Cred it Association bas been called oft for tonight Date for meeting will be aa nounced later. INVENTORY SALE TO START NEXT SATURDAY ABE BAUMAN, OF B0GAT2KY. A BAUMAN ANNOUNCES CUT TO '', HALF PRICE ALL CLOTHING. According to the usual custom of, the store of Bogatzky & Bauman, clothing and furnishing goods, Abe Bauman Is announcing the annual inventory sale of the store's stocks. . ( Mr. Bauman is advertising all salts and overcoats, for men and boys In the house, at just one-half price what they formerly sold for.' This does not only apply to clothing, but also to practically every article In the store. It Is the custom of the store to get rid of all stocks each season It possi ble and in order to do so.sthey stuck the price knife derp and loosen np e? ery .vein leading to the high price heart and let life's blood ooze out '