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THE mCtkXA CQPSglS THtECDAy, HAfcCH 22," 1917.
OBION COUNTY OIL & III CO. Incorporated Tkll (ompwtT b ehrtnxi tnd Arfitniiwl nnilrr th Uwi nf Ttnatak. with It olHMM UNION CITY. 1KNSKMKK. AUTHORIZED CAPITAL $50,000.00 -:- SHARES $10.00 EACH All Stock common none preferred, and to be fully paid and non-assessable. This company holds oil and gas leases on 4.000 acres of Und in the vicinity of REELFOOT LJiKE, in Obion County, that has long been noted for indication of the presence of oil. gas and other minerals, some of which is in close proximi ty to land on which two wells have recently been drilled by others, but the result of which drilling has been kept secret. A nott nloeUt has ultt txt H remarkahl coincidence that tbo con ill M tlon. tioth wWotflcikl nit topographical, of t hi etlon. an J 1 txta of t h plinoni- U tnal oil and t of lh llilo iarrth, l.uullna. r very nt-arly Idt-D t loal. la riuth loataiif th urfar rot'k Iwlnnit to thw Trrtiary pr rlt . and In lioth liniancM iho eonllrarl atnks tilled with walcr, known a Kvflfoot and l'aldo I-akaa. and hoth Mctlous ar nwtU fur outburst of iijrdru-arbon m, aometlme of ooutldrabt yoIuui. - IMMENSE FORTUNES ARE BEING MADE OUT OF OIL AND GAS WELLS Why not get tome of the stock? For application, proatxtrtu. tc. apply to A. J. HAKPOLE. Hortary-Tra',S tirer. or tony of ta oirtorrs, 1'iilim City, Tumi. W r-fr to all of th bank of ' l ulon City, to-wtt: UlU Natloual Bank. TUlrd National Bank. farmer Eiclitot tlauk. MUI UIIERS SUNK 8? 11 V . New (Sroceir y T. J. Smith, rr. orncKKit or company O. E. Kelr. Vlc Pr. A.J. Ilarpoia. Kec.-Trva DIRKPTOK8 T. 3. Smith, attorney. tTnlon City J. t. H.rrlnir. furiuer, 1'nioii City A. J. Harpol. attorney. Union City 1hm. l'ahnk. presideut roller mill. Union City ". R. Keler. merchant Union City W. t KHIy. rlvll engineer. Union City A. F. Tlltaaorth. rral estate. Union City John H. Joy nfr. farmer. Union City H. J. Wade, farmer and bunker. Klven.Tenra H. L. lKMid. capltaJlat. Hickman. Ky. O. I'.Hurt. farmer and hankrr.Marttu.Tenu THE CRYSTAL THEATRE BOOKS GREAT PICTURE. The manage.ment of the Crystal Theatre has booked a great at traction for next Tuesday 'The Fall of a Nation." For full particulars, see tluir large an nouncement in this issue. This is an unusual and costly picture ami should be seen by everyone. Few towns the size of Hickman book these big productions. If you want to see the good ones right here at home,' patronLz the iui ' tial show. CLOVER SEED: 10 bushels of native clover seed, recleaned, at $'J a busheL Syd. L. Dodds. tfc Mrs. Steve Stahr spent a few days thw week in Fancy Farm. LEE LINE AGENT RESIGNS. BROTHER GETS PLACE. A. O. Tilman, local agent for the Lee Line t earners for more than a year, has resigned and was checked out yesterday. He is succeeded by , his brother, Olin A. Tilman, until recently of Laruthersvule, Mo. lhe outgoing agent will ac cept tli.e clerkship on the Str. Menge-1 Box Co., sueceedJng Dee Reid, tvho resigned to go into the grocery business with liLs brother, ilaek Reid. If tou need a doctor call ua and we will get one for you. luekmaa Drug Uo. Tlie backbone of winter seems to be broken. r. EASTER Makes You Think of BEAUTIFUL FLOWERS AND PLANTS Thru MRS. OMA SHAW Agent for Joy Floral Co. Orders may be left at Hickman Drug Co. ALL TRUE AMERICANS DEMAND INSTANT ACTION FOR THIS , LATEST OUTRAGE. I THREE VESSELS IN ONE DAY Ruthless Brutality of Brutal Nation Call Forth All tho Protest of P tlsnt Peoplo To Strike QKck and Pressrvs Honor. London Three Amerkaa steam Mjm have paid the toll ot the ruth lean Oroitm submarine warfare and are now at the bottom of the ocean, with soine of their crewa drowned or till adrift. The City of Memphia. from Cardiff to Nw York, was sunk by a torpedo 35 miles south of Fastnet at 4 o'clock Saturday afternoon. After treat suf fering 15 of the crew landed at Skull 27 hours later: 84 hae been picked ud at sea and eight are missing. The VlRilancia. the last report of which was wh-n she left New York for France on Feb. 28. was torpedoed without warning, her officers and men uiiinr nn im rf th aubmarine. Six officers and 23 of the crew were land ed at Sicily Islands. One officer and 13 men are missing. The Illinois, a big tank oil steamer owned by the Texas Oil Company. from London for New York, in bal last, was sunk at S o'clock Sunday morning. The officers and crew are reported to have been landed at Sicily Islands. a Having opened a new grocery store at the old E. B. Prather stand, we take this means of soliciting a share of the business of our friends and the gen- eral public. We will handle a well selected, high J class stock of TORPEDO FINDS U. S. VICTIM American Liner Algonquin Is Sunk By German U-Boat With out Warning. New York. The American at earn ship Algonquin, with 10 Americana on board, was sunk by a German subou rine with a loss of vessel and caret valued at Jl.TOO.OuO. ? A cable message received here bf her owners, the American Star Liui, and dispatches from Loudon told tt the apparent safety of all the officers and crew, 2 of whom have been safe ly landed. ' Four of the Americans on the Al gonquin were bom iu the United States and the other six are natural ized American citizens, according to the records on file here. t t GROCERIES FRUITS CIGARS, TOBACCOS CANNFD GOODS SALT MEATS, Etc I which will be sold . at most reasonable prices. It a It 1 . . . .1 1 a wiu oe our constant aim to give you me very uen service. We deliver in the city; call either phone No. 38. If our goods are not absolutely satisfacto ry, fahirn tVm nnrl rrt vnilf mnnPV. A share of IT - j ' - - ew- j your trade will be greatly appreciated. T T t t REBD BROS. Next door to La Clede Hotel. Cfor!al A few garden tools, single trees, X OpSClal devices, trace chains, etc., formerly 1 in the stock of the Prath- TaZ TRmmlZw X uig uai aiAi t T Y f Y Y Y Y Y t T Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y t T Y Y Y Y Y Y Y 1 er store, to close out at a V COLOMBIA TREATY HELD UP Long Discussed Twenty-Five Million "Black Mail" Case De layed Again. Washington. The treaty with Co lombia to pay $25.0(10.000 for partition' of fiiuma, was withdrawn from the senate on motion of Chairman Stone, ot the foreign relations committee, and will not be acted upon at the present special senate session. Senator Stone's action was taken to foreshadow further diplomatic nego tiations with ' Colombia for a new treaty which would not be received with such strong objections. An ef fort to frame a more acceptable treaty la expected before the congress mhicn convenes in special session on April IS has adjourned. W. W. WEST DIES. W. W. .West, who re-sides in (the Henry Addition, died Sun- 1 l" . 1 1 a! ti.iy axiemoon, iouiwjng u lurec years' illness of chronic dysen tery, lie was 55 years old, 'Jig iborn in Kentucky July IS, 1861. A wife and three ftmall children survive him. The body was interred at the city cemetery. Mr. West had been unabled to work for some time and was a man of very limited means, and the "Good Fellows" of Hickman made up a generous purse for the immediate needs of the family. li About the ixext big problem to confront the city dads will le that r,f a drainage svstem to take care of tLe rain water which accumulates behind the new levee. This proposition will cost a bunch of money, but it cannot be ignored. My prices and goods entitles me to a share of your grocery and feed business. Satisfaction guaranteed. Jack Stahr. Fulton county can still boast of the best dirt roads in Kentucky but, oh, you Hickman streets, in the west end. Chicago. One woman wn burned to death and three men axe believed to have perished In & fire which de stroyed th Scottish Old People's home in Riverside. View Retreat Calmly. London. Newspapers generally take a fairly sober view of the Ger man retreat, and. while insisting that the retirements have ben forced, re frain from making any claim that the Germans are on the run. Food Supplies Gratifying. Copenhagen. Petrograd now is well supplied with bread and grain, and prices have dropped to normal, says the Dagens Nyheter Stockholm cor respondent, quoting advice received from Haparanda. Driven From Forest. Washington. In sustaining injunc tions ousting Utah hydro-electric pow er companies from federal forest res ervations, the supreme court upheld federal and limited state sovereignty In developing resourc In western "public land" states. Azuma to Bear Guthrie's Body. Washington. Japan has assigned the armored cruiser Azuma to bring home the body oX Ambassador Guth rie. Mrs. Guthrie la returning with, the body on the same ship. Romanoff Go to Llvadla. Petrograd. Nicholas Romanoff, as the former emperor now is designat ed, left with his staff for bis personal estates at Livadia, on the south coast of the Crimea. STEAMER GEORGIA LEE NOW IN ST. LOUIS TRADE. The Str. Georgia Lee leaves jrenmhis today for St. Louis, and will pass Hickman on the trip Saturday. Sh will leave St, Iouis on the return trip Tuesday. Thereafter she Aviil leave iMem phis evA-rv rruiay at noon ana St. Louis Tuesdays at 5 p. in. This is the first St. Louis ser vice the Lee people have ut temptod in several months. Lo cal .shippers will be glad to learn this loat is in service again. ESCAPE FROM JAIL ENDS N NEGRO LYNCHING. Four negro prisoners broke jail at Dyer&b org Sunday and escap ed on passing freight trains elud ing the officers before their es cape from the city could be pre vented. One of the prisoners was captured near Xewbern and re turned to jail. Two others were ocated two miles north of Halls i j. T r e "r by Jepuxy 5tierm tjeix iir brough. When th officer at tempted to arrest the two ne groes, Will Thomas, one of thwn, hot the officer with a single-bar reled shot gun, the entire charge entering the officer's body, kills ing him instantly. One shot from . the officer's pistol entered the negro's mouth and jav, paralyz ing his sjjeech. The other negro escaped when the shots attracted other men. Thomas surrendered, but begging to be turned over to tlue sheriff of Dyer county, and as an inducement to do so stated that there was a reward of $1000 for him froon that county. As soon as the tragic death of Yarb rough was learned by his friends, in Ilalls, they formed a mob and hanged the negro to a tree north of Ilalls. The Thomas negro was in jail charged with shooting an Illinois Central trainman near rowlkes, in Dyer county, and had served a penitentiary sentence for a former crime. EGGS. From thoroughbred R. I. Reds of good color and good layers. Stock kept well improved. Set ting of 15 50c. Not prepared to ship. Luther Csxr, route 1, Hick man. Ky. 3-22p Tire wind and water a few days aro cut considerably the river side of the new West Ilick man Levee. That section Under the control of the Mengel Box Box Co. has been protected with boards. The levee is still soft and unsettled, making ist an easy prey to the river waves. EGOS FOR HATCHING : Thor oughbred Rhode Island Reds and White Ijesrhorn ecrcs. settmer of 15 for $1. Orders promptly fill ed. Phone Cumb. 49 or write Mrs. II. L. Curlin, WToodland Mills, Tenn. 4-5p ROOMS FOR KLNT over Fethe's Book Store. Phone 66,tfc Parsnips, Celery, Peppers, Let tuce, Oranges, Apples, Figs. Can Berries, Nuts, etc., at Betters-worth's. SOMETHING NEW Mm. i. tok A COMPLETE ELECTRIC SEWING MACHINE ONLY $35.00 Western Electric Portable Sewing Machine In designing this wonderfully compact machine every disad vantage of the old-fashioned sewing machine was thrown aside. You don't have to pedal it a pressure on the foot control starts the motor, regulates the speed and stops- motor instantly. You can sew all day without tiring and at a cost of about one-half cent an hour for current It is never in the way, for it can be put on the closet-shelf when not in use. You can use it wherever there is an electric light socket. In its essential parts it is a full sized, high-grade sewing machine, capable of as fine work as any machine. And the cost is less than that of most any of the well-known makes of foot-power machines. We want you to try this Electric Sewing Machine in your own home on 10 DAYS FREE TRIAL. And we know you wont go back to the old style foot power machine. PHONE 48 FOR DEMONSTRATION Kentucky Light & Power Co. Incorporated ST. PAUL'S CHURCH. Friday, March 24th. Litany aud Sermon 7 :30 p. m. Subject, "The Power of the Holy Ghost." Fifth Sunday in Lent (Passion Sunday) March 26th. Holy communion 8 a. m. Sunday School 10 a. m. Holy communion and sermon at 11 a. m. Subject, "The Day of Judg ment. " Even song and sermon 7 p. in. Subject, "The Journey End ed."' Wednesday, March 28th. . Litany and address 3:30 p. m. Subject, "The Holy Spirit In Us." Friday, March 30th. Litany and sermon 7.30 p. m. Subject, "Enduring the Cross." Confirmation . class meets on Friday afternoon at 3 o'clock in the Rector's study. The Right Reverend the Bishop will visit the parish for the purpose of Con firmation on Sunday, April 29th. ' Rev. W. P. Rennenberg, ; Sector. STORE BUILDING for sale: Two of them 40x20 feet, in East Hickman ; both new, good loca tion. Also 6-room residence. A bargain. See Frank Barkett. tfc , In the honor roll of the pub lic sechools last week, the names of Norine Hunziker and IMarine Calvin were unintentionally omit- ted from the 7th grade copy. J. Wr. Morris went to Crutch field this week to . attend the -bedside of his kinsman, . Marion Moore, who has been dangerous ly ill. ' FOR SALE : one 80 h. p. boiler, also one 75 h. p. engine, almost as good as new and will sell dirt cheap. See Syd. L. Dodds. tffc Stove Pipes, Elbows, Coal Hods, Pokers, Shovels,, Dampen and Bull Dog Wire Fence An chors at Bettersworth's. F.'S. Moore spent a few days last week in St. Louis. Harness at Bondurant Bros. CW.CURLIN,M.D. Trasta AM Sye, ar, Tfose and tJhroat. ' Makes a Specialty of Testing ...Eyes and Fitting Glasses... Office Up-sLairs in Datfd's Eij. Cor.CKstossadCuiab.su. -