East Tennessee Sanitarium in the News, 1891-1894

A Fine Place Several northern parties have recently visited the East Tennessee sanitarium just below the city, and were very greatly astonished to find such an elegant institution.  It is simply magnificently furnished and the interior is a perfect palace.  Let any who doubt it go and see and be convinced that here is an institution that Knoxville people should be immensely proud of and have not talked half enough about. Source:  Knoxville Daily Journal and Tribune, December 17, 1891, page 4   Bills Filed in Chancery.  Quite a Large Batch of Them Put in Yesterday A number of bills were filed in chancery yesterday. ... The late State National bank through its receiver, C. T. Cates, jr., filed a bill against the East Tennessee Sanitarium to collect a note of $2,000, endorsed by Jno. Bane. Source:  Knoxville Daily Journal and Tribune, October 13, 1893, page 3   An Epidemic of Bills.  Chancery Court Flooded with Them Yesterday.  Receiver Prayed for the East Tennessee Sanitarium ... ... Ford & Anderson filed a general creditor bill styled Wm. P. Ford et al vs. the East Tennessee sanitarium to collect an amount of $65.36 for labor.  Complainant charges defendant is also indebted to the National Home Building and Loan association of Bloomington, Illinois, for about $10000; to Stephenson, Getaz & Co. to $5,300, and that S. W. Graves has a purchase money lien on the furniture of the place.  The liabilities aggregate something over $15,000, which far exceeds the assets.  The bill is filed for the benefit of the complainant and all other creditors, and a receiver is prayed for. Source:  Knoxville Daily Journal and Tribune, November 16, 1893, page 5   Public Notice from Knox County Chancery Court, ordered 26 March 1894 To the National Home Building and Loan Association Associated Banking and Trust Co., Vs. East Tennessee Sanitarium, et al., No. 5866 -- bill and cross bill Source:  Knoxville Daily Journal and Tribune, April 2, 1894, page 2    

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