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JItf the Ointrl BraertX Wucknol lion rur hi beu(r. bat lMfotliieFefr oik. Tin chool-girl, ih mantis the BirM. the our-or-aoora cm ni lb bmiix-ti rirl ill On (t Iftrfitncnaabla. It telU caralt lima at fiance. Ic to laa aroouer at a freal faetorr rtaownea toe hi Wauhca of Freciaioo. Here's the oppor tunity for you to get one absolutely free TriU 14 lrf. Solid Gold Bracelet-Watch Worth 7590 awraoa wna corny I let tttt (reu Baaibac of correcthr atxlleal ntllik word froa th tea letter intfe wotit OIMIEIG A wIa TfclH f CuloutU letter end J word you can from "OMEGA WATCH' Condition of Skill Teatj Infllah word only; muM be apelled cor recllr. Write on on 14 ol paper; 50 word! la aheeL. Letteramar Be repealed. If competln( litti conttla ime number of vorda, pcatDCM will determine award. Three local udee will decide aatolhe winner. Liat mutt be delivered to our (tore oo et before (lofint date of Skill Teat. -' The Bracelet Watchthe neweit production o the Omeoa Watch Comtany la on eihibitioa In our ahow windows, toeethef with other aizea and errlea of Omega Watchea foe Men end Women, t pricea to euit evrry puree. The pnrpote ofthia S-ll I Teal, and the otter, or thia very hirh trade vatchv la to Impreia you with the all-around eicet lence of Ometa Watchea and ae Influence pout holiday buying. Skill Teat Cloaca la Two Weeks! Bransford & Andrews Compulsory School Law. s It is the" duty of every parent or guardian of children in Obion County between the ages of 8 and 14 years to see that these children are in school 80 suceesaive days. Tlie above provisions apply to chil dren between the ages of 14 and 1G years where the children are not en gaged in some useful employment, or can not read or write. Any person making a false statement in regard to the age of his children may be fined not less than $2.00 nor more than $50.00. Any person failing to send children to school may be fined not less than $2 00 nor more than $20.00 for the first offense, and not less than $5.00 nor more than $50.00 for any subsequent offense, and the cost of the suit. The County Judge has original and exclusive jurisdiction of all cases in violation of this law. The State Superintendent has con strued the law to mean that the 80 days are to be at the first of the school and not at some other time. A violation of this law is made a mis demeanor and the offender may be put in the work house to work out the fine. The Ihw will be strictly enforced this year, so please take notice and govern yourselves accordingly. , Very respectfully, 0KO. tt. Kehnev, County Judge. If you want to buy or sell a farm, let us hear from you or come to see us. Davis & Russkll, Real Estate Agents. A WISE DECISION Third National Supervisors. Io this week's paper will be seen an announcement from the Third National Bank, oueof the county' strongest and safest banking institutions. It is the semi-annual report of the local board of supervisors, which is altogether inde pendent of the work of the State Board of Examiners, aud a further safeguard and guarantee to the patrons of this bank. The work is complete in detail and the report is made to show that nothing has been left undone to thor oughly satisfy and indemnify the share holders and depositors against any pos sible irregulaiity in the bank's financial condition:" The plan is a good one aDd should appeal to the public. F.&A.M. Union City Lodge F. & A. M. will meet July 16 at 8 p. m. for purpose of work in the third degree. All Master Masons cordially invited. S. E. Allmond, W. M. Explosion of Thresher. Last Friday the thresher outfit, be longing to Davis, Phillips, Olive & Co., in Number Seven, was considerably damaged. They were on Mr. Huse Davis' place threshing, and the explo sion was the result of the locking of the belts. Damago amounted to about one hundred dollars. Contract for Church. The contract for the building of the rieasant Valley Church was let this week to T. L. Bransford & Sons. The work will begin at once. Fine Bank Showing. The Old National Bank statement in this week's issue shows that institution to be in a very normal and healthy financial condition during the season of drouth and uncertainty in crop pro pects in this country. This is a very solid banking house and the poople seem to realize the fact. The business there fore continues in spite of the gloomy outlook. MEDICATED SALT BRICK "Unthn. An are have to take taare of that atork powdrr? It made dm awful eke; before." 'NiffM Nedfflit mi eon. no more of that barn ehrff tot na BLACKMrVN'S MKOICATKD, SALT BRICK la the up-to-date plea, it eana ae well ae curt, ud we bctcx Uata the vad " WHAT OTEESS SAT I can heartily rrommend your atocfc medicine above all o there that I ever need, and I believe I have tried all of the let at brands. Last prine cholera ot "none my tiotre and one died before t really knew they were eick. Two other were very artck when 1 Boticed them, and ae I bad boasrht two of your brick for the boreee, I decided tor it a trial. I dleaolved half MEDI CATED SALT BRICK la aoroe win, frlvtae thia to the two pick ho and la a few boors I gave the other halt to them. They aremed to tmprora so nicety. I tur,t eer eral of the Brick and ave it to all my hoc and bave not lost another or with any kind of dleeane. One at the mdck hoy tea II of hU hair. V"S?i!$? FOR SALE BY .FARMERS SUPPLY CO. An important event for the public. MORGAN -VERHINE CO. begin their Semi - Annual Clearance Sale to-morrow. Prices will be reduced all over the store. Their repu tation for handling fine goods makes this sale worth while. Social and Personal Mrs. Berryhill, Editor. Telephone 140. Kindly report as early a con venient. Gipsy Tea. With Miss Edith Quinn as hostess, a Gipsy tea io honor of Miss Emma Conley, of Waverly, Tenn., at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Ed McAlister, west of the city, was greatly enjoyed by a num ber of young people last Monday night. They met io the Thomas Park in town at 7 o'clock and were driven iu wagons to the McAlister home, where lunch was spread. At a late hour the company re turned to town after a very pleasant en tertainmeut. Those forming the party were: Misses Emma Conley, Kate Kirk man, Edna Lois McAlister, Allie B. Campbell, Edith Quinn, Blanche Stu art, Jeanie Garth, Beth Rook, Jessie Stone, Agnes Andrews, Willa Whitson, Mary Lee Rodgers, Mary Dahnke, Nell Nailling, Vivienne White, Lila Cald well, Miss Whipple, chaperone; Ralph Quinn, Ferrill Alexander, Robert Whit son, Ovid Jernigan, Fletcher Tucker, Cecil Stone, Meeks Meadow, George Meadow, Melvin Tisdale. Death of Mrs. Bronaugh. Mrs. J. C. Bronaugh, formerly Miss Bculah Miles, died at her home in Trenton, Ky., of heart failure on the 7th inst. Mrs. Bronaugh bad been sick but was nearly recovered when her baby hoy was born last Saturday, and then heart failure took place. The baby died and mother and babe were laid to rest Wednesday, the 8th inst. Mrs. Miles, Miss Stella, Malcom and Mr. Bronaugh are prostrated with grief. The family resided formerly in Union City and hosts of warm friends here tender the kindest condolences. i When the baby is suffering the doublo aflliction of hot weather and bowel dis orders, the remedy needed is McGEE'S BABY ELIXIR. It reduces the fever ish condition, corrects the stomach and checks looseness of the bowels. Trice 25c and 50c per bottle. Sold by Oliver's Red Cross Drug Store. advt Obituary of Mrs.Vm. Stanley. Mrs. Maggie Stanley (nee Redman) wife of Mr. Wm. Stanley, was born in TWnniher. 1854. in Williamson County, Tenn., and died of dropsy July 3, 1914, at tier nome in union County,.Tenn. She was first married to Mr. Wm. Dixon, of Williamson County, Tenn., and they moved to Obion County about twenty-nve years ago and located near, Union City, where her husband and only cnua aiea. ene married Mr. Wm. Stanley in October, 1906, and lived until death near Stan lev's Chapel Methodist Chutch, which was built by her nusoana, wno is sun an hrtnnrav steward, although nearly nin ty-three. Sue bcame a memoor oi iu Christian Church about fifteen years an tViniiirh she exnressed the intention - -is-. '..... , . . of joining the Methodist unurcn; out failing health prevented her attending church and carrying out her desire. She leaves, besides a devoted nusoana, tlimn sisters and three brothers, m Mra Mnllin Gathio and Mrs. Bettie Washam, of Obion County, Mrs. Jane Hudson, of Chattanooga, and wuiiam, James Redman, of Eagle villa Tonn.. and many friends and vfin sustain the ereat loss of a faithful wife, devoted sister and help ful friend. Her chief characteristics .raiuinw inilustrv and devotion to V-1 V in knmn The funeral was conducted by Rev. H. B. Terry, pastor, at Stan- ley's Chapel, and uunai in Diovau wm- etery. Money to loan on farm land. Long time. Easy Terms, bee us at once. 13-tf Howard & Bcrsev. iScautiful LaValliers Dietzel. Entertainment. Monday night Miss Mary Preuett, of Woodland Mills, was the beautiful hos tess of a delightful lawn party given in honor of her guests, Miss George and Mr. Wells, of Memphis.. Talking and contests were the fea tures of the night. Miss George and Mr., Wells were voted the honor of be ing the best conversationalists of the crowd and were very solemnly united in the holv bonds of matrimony by the little minister, Mr. Clarence Luton,, Esq. After the wedding the guests were invited into the dining room where an ice course was served. About thirty-five enjoyed this hospi tality. At a late hour the guests de parted declaring Miss Preuett a grand hostess. Miss Marianna Sears, of Griffin, Ga., is a visitor in the home of Mr. and Mrs. Henry Hassler. Miss Sears is the daughter of Mrs. Clay Faircloth, a well known visitor in Union City. Miss Sears will be entertained with a dance at Mrs. Hassler's and at the homo of Mrs. J. A. Wheeler, and a party of friends will make Miss Sears the bonoree of a steamer party from Hickman to St. Louis. Miss Taylor, of Jonesboro, Ark., a Ward-Belmont student, is a visitor in Union City at home with Miss Cassie Hamilton and Miss Jessie Whitesell. The visitor was entertained last week with a rook party by Miss Hamilton on Florida avenue. Misses Marie and Belding Petry, of Nashville, are the guests of Miss The resa Arnn. who has planned a number of entertainments for the young ladies. Mrs. Brevard asks us to state that there was -no Gipsy Tea at her home last week. The social notes made a mistake of it. A croauet party for Miss Taylor and the entire social calendar was canceled last week on account of the death of D. A. Edwards. Ice Cream Supper An ice cream supper will be given at the park in Union City on Saturday night, July 18, by the Young Ladies Missionary Society of the Methodist Church. The public is cordially solicit ed to be present. Stings or bites of insects that are fol lowed by swellings, pain or itcbrag should be treated promptly, as they are poisonous. BALLARD'S SNOW LIN IMENT counteracts tne poison, it i both antiseptic and healing. Price 25c, 50c and $1.00 per bottle. Sold by Oli ver's Red Cross Drug Store. advt THANK YOU for the business you have given us. Keep it up and oblige T. R. CLARK TRANSFER CO. Phone G39 and 629. frr To Virgie Ward, Mrs. Ola Smith, and Creath Smith, Mrs. Lula Nowlin, JRoy Nowlin and Sadie Ward. Mrs. Maggie V. McConnell et als. vs. Virgie Ward et als. Chancery Court, Obion County Tenn. In the above styled cause it appear- in?? to the Clerk and Master from the hill r.f rnmnlaint. which is SWOrn to, that the defendants, Virgie Ward, Mrs. Ola Smith and Creath bmitn, ner Hus band, Mrs. Lula Nowlin and Roy Now lin, her husband, and Sadie Ward are r,n.rnsiilonts nf the State of Tennessee, so that ordinary process of law cannot be served upon them, it is tuereiore hereby ordered that the said above named defendants appear before the Clerk and Master of the Chancery Court of Obion County, Tennessee, on or be fore the First Monday of August, 1914, that being a regular rule day of said Chancery Court, and make defense to the said bill, or the same will be taken as confessed by them, and the said cause set for bearing ex-parte as to them. It is further ordered that publi cation of this notice be made for four The Commercial, a weekly newspaper published in Obion County, Tenn. This June 30th, 1914. GEO. A. GIBBS, (14-4t) Clerk and Master. Lannon A Stanfield, Sol, for Compl't Call 150 for coal of any kind. THIRD NATIONAL BANK EXAMINERS' REPORT Union City, Tenn., July 7th, 1914. To the Board of Directors, Third National Bank. Gentlemen: We, your committee appointed, did on the 3rd day of July examine the cash, notes, and general books of the bank and respectfully submit the following: Cash. We counted the cash and verified same with the books and found same in balance. We checked over all cash items and found them to be regular. Notes. We listed all notes, examined this item very close; went over the securities, verified our listing with the amount shown on the general books and found them to be correct. We found all loans well secured, and which is evidence that the finance committee are watching this important matter. Bill Lading Drafts. This item was checked and found to be correct and each to be in accord with the general books. Overdrafts. "The amount of overdrafts was small compared to the volume of business, and of a temporary nature. Time Certificate Deposits. This item was checked and found to be correct. Expense. We checked this account, all expenses being shown in full detail which makes it easy to see just what the expenses cover, and we found the same very conservative and deserves special mention. Correspondent Banks. This item was checked and verified with the books and found to be correct. Depositor's Ledgers. We went through the individual ledgers and found them to be correct; examined the balance ledger and all items were correct. . General Books. We found all the general books to be correct. The committee made a thorough examination of all the books, in fact, the business of the day was turned over to the auditing committee to be balanced, we counting all the cash and verifying all entries and in each division we found all books and items to be correct. Respectfully submitted; R. F. 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An old colored woman, Mattie John son, a resident of this city for many years, reputed to be 120 years of age, was buried last Tuesday. The old woman lived alone. Some years ago she served in the capacity as nurse until extreme old age. Two or three months ago she was taken ill, and life gradually ebbed away. Her physician, Dr. Walker, from all the records he could find, computeu her age at 120 years. Certain it is that she was raised in the South and livea in Louisiana in her young days. She was familiar with many incidents and knew many of the soldiers engaged in me Mexican War. She moved to Middle Tennessee and during the Civil War went as far north as Cincinnati, and from there she came to this country. A colored woman in this city, who has grandchildren, when a girl knew Mat tie Johnson in Middle Tennessee, and the latter then was married and had a family of children. The old woman was evidently of Indian blood. Her hair, that which was not frosted with age, was straight and black, and she bad the characteristics of the race. She was a member of the Baptist Church. Non-Resident Notice. Nora Smith et ala. vs. J. M. Finch et al. Chancery Court, Obion County, Tenn. In the above styled cause it appear ing in tha Clerk and Master from the bill of complaint, which is sworn to, that the defendant, Jasper lMicuworui, is a non-resident of the State of Ten naauoo an tlmt ordinary nroces8 of law ltvoovv - - - - r ar cannot be served upon him. It is there fore hereby ordered that the said above nmfil riflfondant aonear before the Clerk and Master of the Chancery Court of Obion County, lenn., on or before the first Monday of September, 1914, that being a regular rule day of said Chancery Court, and make defense to the bill, or the same will be taken as confessed by him and the said cause set for hearing ex-parto as to bim. It is further ordered that publication of this notice be made for four consecu tive weeks in The Commercial, a weekly newspaper published in Obion County, Tenn. This July 8, 1914. GEO. A. GIBBS, 15-4t Clerk and Master. Tierce & Fiy, Sols, for Compl't. , DREDGEBOAT DITCH WORK, ETC. NOTICE TO CONTRACTORS. Union City, Tenn., July 7, 1914. Sealed bids will be received until noon of Tuesday, the 4th day of August, 1914, for approximately 440,700 cubic yards of ditch work with floating dredge, and approximately 21,000 cubic yards with teams, and for clearing approxi-; mately 125 acres of right of way. Will entertain bids for all or any part of said work. Bids on work as a whole or for the dredgebnat yardage must, as a guar antee of good faith in entering into con tract, be accompanied by certified check tor one-tenm u-iu; oi amount so te spectively bid; bids for team work yard age and clearing, as a whole, must like wise be accompanied by certified check for $1,000.00; bids on team work yard age and clearing separately must be accompanied respectively by certified check for toOO.OO. Right to reject any and all bids reserved by Board of Di rectors. Specifications can be bad by applying to W. C. Kelly, Engineer, Union City, Tenn. Work to be com pleted in one year. 15-4t Harris Fork Drm.vage District No. 3, By J. L. Pickle, Secretary of the Board of Directors.