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' Trcr Gil t.3wS vol. xvm. WiHIHRBMiM i asm I I il I HI ''" ' ' V- t JA i will ' J . - - - fs -i ' , ; 1 'V , CITT, TBWir, 1. SIIAX.L. WR INCORPORATE? We like the ring of the artic'e in last week's issue, signed "Cititf n," Advocating the ineorporaiion of Tracy City. ' We have not given ike nil ter rerr tbrovk iiiveitintioa. but (eet confident that the town can in cbrporet aixler the Adtat lew without the neeewtty or the danger of erason jait preoeeding it, thouM feet I ;;; 'Miomm. II we ere eorrect in thw. there ere nanr reaaona why we t-kould "the thrill of jey and commantoM ; Uaster. oua of the grea'teit foatl-! vals of th Christian year is do4 us and every one of Gods ereatttrer t made in Ilia likeaeM. should fptf aome toed Iron it Even those who T. i have not heeded the very aifniflcant ) H (PL. AM'.l s . ' Orundy County; . 'v. y t I'm la toaatt lwb ' mhm4 atsrtkd try aighi - -.1 ( i ftnaga thlt yigtl J AkkaAl . . ineerperatf, and not a single good reaMR why we should au Ihera may be taeie wall-meaiung but penny wise and fjonnd ftolish persona, who will oppose suck a coarse, merely for lear of being called upon for a few dol- jars in taies, but we have faith enough in the moral and' patriotic send sent of this people to believe that such persons will be in the minority. We de not mean M decry onr own town, but let na look at the plain truth, v It is only by doing that we can hope to better vndeairable conditions. "'"";;."- - :' .''Z:::''''. Fiist, What should be the streets ol the town are almost impassable roads; far worse, in many istance.4, than the country roads.' . ' SacoKft, We have nn sidewalks. ,: " v. Thud, We have no ligbta, (and, on account of the cheapness of - fuel we could make electric lights lor little more thau half what it costs other Tennessee towns to make theirs.) - Focbth, And by no mesns of least importance, we are without po lice potee'inn. We have recently seen a public gathering, church supper nt that, literally forced to close doors and disperse, because of a few drunken vagabonds. ' That this could" occur here at this day and time, Kbamld cauae every Self-respecting citisen in the county to burn with in dignation. We, who know better, and have powers to appeal to the better sentiment ol our lellow men have no moral right to tolerate such eon duuMis. We have no right to permit might to dictate, and anarchy and chaos to stalk abroad. - Tea, let us look at the tru-h aa it is, and then let ns resolve to be ble to tell the wrrld in nine'.y day that we have a clean, strong, efficient municipal government, and that, we are making good progress toward treeta and lights. j.J;'.:; v'-' Mm. Qrckot will guarantee that the property in town wil be en hanced in value two dollars for every dollar of municipal taxes collected. with God which goes through the- Christian world on Easter morn, Even the hardest pagan, who tai-t I taken the trouble to study the UirrX r iaa story and looks abeut htm to see how perfectly inanimate nature ; it l attuned to the teachings, el the story, must feel a quickning of the pulse and a yearning for higher and belter things on Easter morning. ' - 6ak and part, , , .mmIm lb song ul day r ; , fair Ihy way . .,..' " tohlag heart, O loving heart, ' hate la the naw gNt land of epHeg, Bare la tbe sal ma koar ef (Ufa Pal laoai uv ahlalag sraasat an,' 'V Aad fun l'JL Jgy-viagad mat a awtt tky iMaa,rvr ... ; It is to be heped that beautiful Belle Meade wi'l not have to he jbrokea up nod discontinued as a result of thJ recent death of General Jackson. t has been for many years an establishment of which every Taonessecan has a right to be proud. ' - ' Tut committee of One Hundred is making things lively for the gamblers in Nahvitle. '."V :'- It i high time for somebody to " stir them with a sharp atick," fo ' they had loose rein their for a lang time. . . 1 ' ; Ths American U doing its full share of the prodding, too. The cruale reminds' us of the somewhat drtic, but very salutary, method adopted by New.York's District. Attorney, Jerome, then Judges then he personally headed the ratling jjarty, and issued warrants and Cried i&ua.tes 1 gambling hells n i the spot. - With the nnprecenlentel activity in this section, resulting from the building of new railroads, opening of rew mines etc.. Tracy City should take on a new lease of life, A sense of public spirits and local ride should begin to tingle in the veins of our citiicns, and each make solemn pledge to do hi part toward the advancement and upbuilding of fiis home town and community, . lY MM ohukdy, the paper, proves to be as Inr superior to Old Grundy the County ss the average MRS, to the corresponding MB. we hall be amply satisfied. One, Jerry got merry With his railroad bills . Salt nver'a all aquiver With his oar made rills. . Last Saturday's edition of the Chattanooga Evening Mem, was a paper of which the Sew, Chattanooga, the State and the South have a right to be proud. We like people who do things, and that paper give every evidence that there's been something doing around the Aetes office. , A Republican governor and a Democratic mayor were participants in the reception given by Chicsgo to the president. This is as it should be. When it comes to giving the president n good time, politics should be for gotten Memphis Times. Yea, verilj ! " Mrs. Grundy," is the new name of an old paper published at ' Tracy City. The paper, of course, is full of goraip snd news about neigh bors and thinrs. May the tongue of Mrs. Grundy, of Grundy, never tire. Mashvillo American. . r We doll our " bonnet " to the America, and assure its genial editoi that while the ' tongue " of Mm. GnrsDt will be a right smart given to wagging, it will endeavor to elevate the standard of country newspapers, and benefit the comunity, at every wag. There's good nnney in gardening. A fortune has been made out f Mrs. Wiggs' Cabbage Patch. Chattanooga Ereoing Nw, Yes, and this reminds us of the undoubted practicality of the times. It is only few years since the Yellow Aster yielded rather bountifully, but flower gardens are out of date. ' . Pliask don't target that Mrs. Grundy is the helpmate of Grundy oanty. tike wants clean, readable news from all over the county, and intends to merit the hearty co-operation and support of every Grundy ceuntian. '";7M'.: SgfL we incorporate and renovate ? or must we degenerate and hibernar " It onr humble opinion, the Nashville American has not been so cleanl and ably edited in many years aa at present, The Watcher. by axair iMTTi.E. I McClan'. H.guM fa, Aprtt. ' 'And thlt U Eater dawn T " TbknlfMy mIri, this ahita taipee, ' Thh pa'pltaat irradianee? A blrdnns eonit to mt full-lhntd and I gone. ' : s"vil THniMtifl and nplilting tinea from Milton, bare only been cleared nd brightened by filtering down to na through all these years s 'z . i i ." Ha that has light within Us vn ehjer S Kay alt f eaaMrVaad arjoy Wigbt i .L ... Lf . J t. . M . ... 4 M rt'bii niira a van mm ih nil P thnsMa ' V Betkithted walks aadat ' the aM-ey EASTEIlv Eaatef Neckwear, EleRail Assortment worthy , , your inspection, in our T ; - Gent's Furnishing Department. Stiff Spring Suits and Hr fB - Has never been equalled in Tracy tX I f ; 5 ' Eeg Dye. 4c. a rvtek'W aworti d colon, , Easter E g, FAncyjAina,6c; 10c. and Ea?ter Babbits and Novelties in the, Dry fjoods Departmont. ar , . , Dreps Goods. Blck cuilimeren, S4a, 88a. 44r, 73o aad 71k' pur yard. i)l k flcravaanil cHctI nna tie, 84c 4c 73.-, tWr ndl 33 MwyurU Ifica lio ul wiul challlaa, in : wirt and dre-npiiternn only. Willi Viqtir, Mart' ru and Mrcerii -d rjv forl, 14c, I Ho, 4c 84c and 4tfo wr ard Willi lu'iu LioDf, 7c Do 10c 15c 20 and 23o per yard. Naiiwookt plain and checked, 10c, 14o, l no Z4e ana nuo Mr vard Wblta Long cloth', 2o 13c 20c aad 35 yard .; - rH . " rh bfl aaaorted atork ol fancy colored Laarna, Mmliiv, Org iodic and Diviiyetc in Tracy Silks. Onod qnalilv Taffeta and china aitks 48c 74 and 8Ho prr yrd AUo a nice Una of lancy ailka . Rcamiful line of Draaa Trimming, aneh Silk AppliqiM.aalloona, Flue Val Lac, McdalliiMia. Lace, alt over Lice and Km- broidrriaa Ht aim a nlo line of Lad its' Readr- to war Good Iad!e' Black Mercrlacd Ralnn 1'nderi.kifU, 78otKic $140 and$2 48. Ladin' BprlnR and Sum mer Waixta in while and fancy colon, 48c 68c 8c 1 2 and fl 60 aacb Lad m' Wrppr. Irlhs Then are fall aiaa, wdl made and nicely trimmed Table Cloths! Napkins.. Turkey red lalile Damaeka, 24c 84c aad 48c a yard White table Damaeka, 28c 38c 48c 68c 73 and 88o a yard Beat quality 8-4 table clothe, 18c a yard Oolored Kapklns, 18c to 34c a art . - Bleached cotton lowela, 5c and up Turlclfh lowela, bleached and uubJeached, 0c and up LtntaaiiA Lined tdwela. 12 to 48c each, in plain white colored border, fringed or bematucbed. 1 .Linens. ?iv v1 f MichtV lan,Jnl.Vllan Art llaxtf aiaThandkarchief linen a L-nra aeao-lment of Lad lea' Oenl'i and children' ambrellaa inn r c-ivvd; prlcei ranglof a follow! Ladle' Paraaok 48o and up ti$4 00 r Ljidlea Umbrrltar, 48c and lip lo4 00 . m , l7m!"ll'. and up to $3 00 . bild.-en'a ParaaoL, 14o and op to II 80 Ciruets, Mattings & Rugs. Mruwela carp -I. l -3!J9 and 78o a ) ard ' HVsifHjwAl Inerain carpeu al Z7c s3o 37c 48c and 60c a yard chineae mattlnga at 12)c le 10eanf24o a yard Jepaneae maltlnf at lllc 24c and 4Hc a Vard ,- . American mailing 1 86 a yard - jkapier matting at 27c a yard Large atonnent of Moqiiet, Smyrna ant-Jute ruga. - Nice live ot UpholaierT and Drapery food, TapMiry, Kaocr Veloura, riilkolioei. orelone and Fancy Hctlma. PORTIER8, chenille and Tupeetry, Window bhadea, Lace curtain, ale, etc Shoe Department. New before have we had loch on aaaorlment of Men's, Women', and Children' up to dale Shoe and Slippers. . Men' light dree ebota In plain and coin-loe,lace and con. rea, and up Men' low cut Oxford tie, 06c aod up . Lidie light dru aboa, patent tip, lace, 88o and up. xadlea' Oiforda and Sandab, plain aad coin-toe, 68o and np. We hare an extra nice aaaortment of ehildrea'a ahoca and ilippera in black, bin andoa blood. i ,,,.. Sr. flrJ,Bl ' Our Millinery Department w in charge of Miss Lillie Pinion, of Columbia. Her selections are superb. Prices igbt. Never before did onr early' pattern hats sell so quick New goods coming in daily; If styles and prices will do it you will be pleased.- " . v . The -ew York 's tores. The Old Reliable Marble Man. : ';- WINCHESTER, TENN. Maanfaetwwr of vary Sue If arhla Work. Price in reach of all. Agent for the Stewart Iron Feoee, the strongest fence made. Long Distance Telephone 144. TIBXTS STORE MEWS,' No. & , Old IIousss V Put a mat nf nalat aa aa aJi r " ImHS, d youll 'omm pmty isa ,f la kavtec - aw haoavia aafaM ' . Flab" Erery Raturda? afwrhHdr a..' ' aayinf that's atvera true dar .. . by the M koaaaa stadeaeW with the a W. P. prateotaaad besatlaaa. ls grral uaraWliiy, beauty of lakh. aad aeoawmy , give aatiaiactioa. Fresh v. . lor aa they are la e auA. Couctfy ' " . ; -, Boughum. " ,. to you want aomeisu g thai is ' fwdweli, w bat il if It i aot, - .: reo aaay ratura it.. .... . Slop Jars Eujgy Paint, , ' "lHoof Paint Linseed Oil, 1 ' - A -' ; Turpentine, : ",-V ,V varnish. Floor Paint. -, - ; Porch Paintc-' '; . :.vs. ; Stains. - We bave lb axwf oaeaplet tA in Iowa -me ua when ia , r nerd of aajrth.ing.ia Patou. and Slop Palls. - We have juat rereived a ahB- f auat of ih g.iada, loaether with . . 1 eamo beautHul Lbaaiber &U, aiil . v - VI BiwUandPithertltbalaraetsiek ' v . . W we hare ever had. ' V. ' 'V, Flower Pots. Plenty of I Item, all all! -a fnaa Be. I 26c, el hr p iinted or plain. , Evaporated Biich a- Paachea. Ann lrla r igs Urapea, aud alot Fruits.V iplea. Ht $ i LYOU DON'T H AVE TO RUN All ever town when you want a half' dozen arH tides, coma striight to us( for here is where iou . a m am a a ; : ...... win nna xnem. i' Tidman'S: Of Course,: The Thomas Coal and Iron Co. Bouquet fof Mr GfUndfyV.. -is waking .extensive prepiraUoos q00J mining,' Mrs'- Orundy, we for developing their propcrtv in the t0 mv,t ,, grt yol lct9 5th District.' Piesidcnt p II. nl therelert extends yon a hearty Thomas of Columbia Ohio, . W U welcome nnd will do all ,we can to ' Thomae Secretary anq Treasure, ol iBllte yodV aUy among vs both pleas Nashville, Mr. , C C. Robertson off anl Ml frofite&W , A - ' New York and.. J3hrnble I . Your M-rgnilkonC -Attdrney of Chattaneogs and L. V. j one. . Your Ofiportuni ies sre as in ' r uooutee Attorney or Aitaraoni wore . enifless chain and your field ot labor in iracy iuy last weex in the in terest of their company. Mr. M. Jane, the General Manager of that company, has bunt a neat cottage near the mines. A night and dy erew are at present at work near Stokers driving an entry of about 1000 feet to deep coal, The Clifty Lumber Com puny is ' a new concern owning timbor interest in tho 5th and 6th districts of this County. Mossrs. W. M. Jones and Edwsrd J. Flautt, both of Colum bus Ohio, are here making prepara tion for an extensive lumber and ex porting business. The Business Eye. It require a butioeaa eye to em an op portunity when it preaenta itself. Tbe ability to aee thing a Ihey are ia the one ihing which busineaa aeo aod Ibe agricnl turlata should powee if they mean to make a mrceaa out of whatever Ihey undertake to do. It la the power of discernment that enable them to keep up interest la their work, and it i enthusiastic Interest in what oae i doing that gives life it seat and enable one lo do hi beat. Secret of a Happy Life. Learn to forget the slights, error in man. sera, gossip and acaadala you see and bear. Do voar best to rraighten onl the puaxlea and wrenra you neat and then forget them. Forget all worriea great sad unall buml latlona, ear and trouble. All thane thing wear eat heart aod brain. Let your mind aad soul be filled with goodness, Justice i ad beaqty that are In the world ;nd the hope ot heaven. Aad Jastly , do all yon cin to bring sunshine aad happiness into other home and lite. Ea. Did you ever notice that Uncle Sam la soaking coins never put a picture ot a man on any of them, and ia making stamps no picture of a woman? Did you ever notice that before T Thia fact lead aa exchange to remark that this ia the reason we lick lb tamp and sqneaze the coin. is illimitable. A clean news paper, bright -and breezy fearless yet conservative meeting out justice to ai'. Vigilant ss a guardian Angel of the peoples interest is ah important factor in the social snd business world and should be the pride of every community. rJo let us hope that Mrs. Urumly may have the hearty co-operation ot the people of our entire town and oounty in hr efforts o gnthcr to gether the countless iterai of inte rs to the reading public, aid th t her labor may not bo in vain ; but every effort be crowned with the brighsst jewel of success. May she live long, piosper and be happy. TOM TINKKXs Tracy Oity, April 6, 1903. In Thi Night Without a Light. aad was Fibst The rain was falling alow ledy, Ibe night was dark: the road muddy, But I. H.C. came to the appointed place, With mad en hi foot and a frown upon ble face. Recoup H told ui about It, wltb aa x preaaion of pltty, That he stepped of of the sidewalk in Tracy Oky. And hi foot atrack the earth, where it seemed very rotten, - And he doubted very much it th placs had a bottom. Third -My breeches-leg caught it, a toot high, he (aid, ' Aad earnestly gating, he then shook hi head, And added these words with aoaae ani mation: " I wast Tracy City to hav Cob- PORATlon." Foubtb Thia question being sprung, though not with reluctance, Was Ireely discussed ; for we felt its im portance, Kach pok for himself, and said with ambition, We'll do what we can to have a corpor tion. t . , .W.E. TU.I.BTT . That which people sow they shall also reap doesnot alwsya apply to w pictures on the seed package I Tbe hard part is not to work for. f rata the Saturday Evening Post, success but to wait for it to ripen, -'-'U- " " ry.- .