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Of THE VEPH13 IMBER Esq. S. R. Bratton Qualifying Ai Judge Presides The coroner's jury sworn to hear the evidence and render a verdict as to tbe cause of Geo. Webman's death was called to meet last Saturday morning but postponement was taken to prepare for the trial until 1 o'clock, at which time adjournment was again taken un til 9 o'clock Monday morning. Tbe office of coroner in Obion County having been abolished. Eq. S. It. Brat' ton, according to law, qualified as act ing coroner or judge of the caso. Tbe court room wari ' packed. Monday morning and tbe heat 'was intense, but the examination proceeded. About twenty-five witnesses had beeo summoned and eight or ten were exam ioed before noon and several in the af ternoon. Adjournment was taken at 3 o'clock until 9 Wednesday. Witnesses stated that Mr. Wehraaa came to town after supper on the night of July 11 with Mr. DunD, with whom he board d, and separated, but planned to meet , at Alexander's livery stable" at about 10 or 10:30 o'clock to go home together Mr. Wehman went to a bathroom and was last seen at 9:30 o'clock crossing the street from the bathroom and going diagonally in the direction of Milliken's marble yard. At about 9:30 o'clock Frank Dietzel took a hgfbw and buggy from Alexander's stable, witnesses said, and drove out alone, saying he would be gone about two hours. lie asked for a gentle borse. When the horse and, buggy were re turned tbe driver was not seen, as the stable hands wore at the side of the stable attending to some hot horses. Tbe horse was hot and appeared to be very nervous and excited, so much so that the stable men commented about it. Witnesses stated they had seen Dietzel rabbit-hunting ' several times lately in fields near the old well where the body was thrown and that he was scon driving that road' the evening of tbe fatal night. In settling his account at tho livery barn several days ago, Dietzol stated that he had not driven a horse on the night of the eleventh It was shown that Wehman always had considerable money on his person : v 1 -i t na: i. I reira tun fry BUU A. YT uippie are the attorneys for the defense, and Mr. Pierce objected to the proceedings, -refusing to allow his client to testify. Lannom and Stanficld represent Miss Clara Wehman in tho .case.. j Wednesday morning's' investigation proceeded with members of defendant's family on the witness stand. II. Diet zel, Sr., stated that he and Mrs, Dietzel sat on the front porch until 10:15 o'clock on the night of the 11th and (hen went to bed. Tliey had just re tired when Frank came to and Mr. Dietzel called to him. The young ladies had returned from a walk to (he church corner, and were in thoir room, when , they heard Mr. Dietzel calling Frank. Mr. Burdick testified as to the stains on tbe money. Wehman was in the habit of carrying money in a tobacco sack. At one time Wehman loft with Mr. Burdick $2,550 in money that he Fbad saved, and Mr. Burdick remonstra ted with him for carrying money in bis ipocket. Wehman was known to have as much as two to three hundred dol .lars in his pockets all the time. . Dr. J-toninson assisted in removing the water from tho well the next day, nod found in tble bottom of tbe well a Jbat with a brick in it, an old towel, and take of soap. Dr. Robinson was one of the persons deputized by the Sheriff to aid in making the arrest of Dietzol, and was present when the arrest was made, and heard Dietzel say to his father that lie had not had any trouble with George Wehman, and that he had not mur dered him. On tho way to tbe'jail he said Dietzel said to the officer? that the last time he saw the deceased was about '9 o'clock on the Saturday night that he disappeared, in front of the Ligon furni Uure store. . , Clara Wehman, daughter of the de ceased, said that she and her father had gone to Memphis on Saturday before the 4th of July and that. she saw the purse or sack in which cr father car ried his money and that it was an old red sack; that when shown .some of tho money supposed to . have,, been ,i one time the property of Wehman, she partially identified,, she; said, it tooked like tbe money he had with tiim; and that he had about $200. ''Wehmaa told his daughter that he had been out riding with Dietzel until late one night, that Dietzel said ho wanted to see a man near Hickman, that they drove to a Dnint near Hickman, came back and went to Rives before going homo; also 4hr.t Frank Dietzel wanted to borrow money from him, but that he had re fused to let him have any; that if bis father would not let him have it he i would not. At this point Frank Dietzel was called and placed upon the witness stand, and stated that the last time be bad seen Webman was ou Saturday night, July 11, about 9 o'clock, in front of tbe Ligon Furniture Company's store, and that be saw bim go toward the Corum Liver Barn, Charley Calhoun testified as to the blood-stained buggy blanket, but was unable to say who used it. Lon Logan identified a horse and buggy at Alexander's stable as the same he saw on the niiihtof tbe 11th near tbe woods lot where the old well is located. Tbe coroner's jury closed its hearings Wednesday afternoon. The jury went to Mrs. Dunn's to take her testimony, and finished ajter a little more pro ceedings at the courthouse. The following verdiet was rendered: State of Tennessee, Obion County. J An inquisition holden in Union City, in the county and State aforesaid, on tbe 24th day of July, 1914, before S. R. Bratton, Justice of the Peace, acting coroner cf said couuly, upon the body of George Wehman, there being dead, by tbe jurors whose names are hereto subscribed, who upon their oaths do say, to the best of their knowledge and belief, that the party found in the well two miles west of Union City on the 24th day of July was the body of George Wehman. We lurtber state that we are positive that he came to bis death by a gunshot or pistol wound on the back of his head. We further state from the best of our knowledge and be- j liefin accordance with all the evidence HOW CiiiLDilEil GROW Children grow by nourishment not overloaded stomachs or rich foods but qualities that are readily converted into lite-sustaining blood; too often their digestive powers cannot procure these qualities from ordinary foods which results in weakness, dullness and sickness. If your children are under -size, under weight, catch cold easily, are languid, backward, pale or frail, give them Scott's Emulsion which is pure medicinal nourish ment. It sharpen the appetite, builds healthy flesh, firm muscles and active brains. Scott's is growing- food for children. Refuse alcoholic (substitutes. Oxford, the Eternal. The impression Oxford. Eng., grave un American tjirl, Mis Martha Fowlke3,of San Antonio, Tex. Social and Personal Mrs. Berryhill, Editor. Telephone 140. Kindly report a early as eon vemeni. Mrs. John Cox, Hostess. Mrs. John Cox was the hostess, at her pleasant home on L'xchange street, last week, of a reception given for her two guests, Mrs. W. W, Wood, of Rawlings, Wyo., and Miss Hazel, Adams, of Ros- well, New Mexico. Five hundred was played at four tables and rook at one. The high score prize at tbe former game, silk stockings, was wou by Mrs. Harris Parks, and that at the rook game by Mrs. Dan Glenn. This prize was a shadow lace camisole, l t . lit . anu a pair oi snort goiu hat pins were won for consolation by Mrs. Corker Jackson. Dainty little books of poems by Wbittier and Burns were given tbe honorees as favors. Refreshments of sandwiches, stuffed tomatoes, orange ice and iced tea were served. Or An enjoyable hay ride was given by HYP. Moss Monday night, chaperoned by Mr. and Mrs. J. L. Ransom, Jr. The wagon load of young people was taken to Mount Zion where a lunch was spread before returning home. Those who en joyed the party were: Miss Vera Brarn haru and Melvio Watson, Miss Theresa Talley and H. P. Moss, Miss Willette Baird and Max Harris, Miss Helen Harris, of Memphis, and John Mitchell, Miss Ruth Moore and Elton McClure, Oxford with its domes and towers, gardens and sparkling streams, may well cause one to exclaim the city beautiful, the Eternal! The traveler, tired and worn out from sightseeing, with a tugging at the heart, a love and longing for his very own, his loved ones across the sea, and a sight of his home town, on catching a glimpse of this ancient city forgets and ceases to struggle, for in this peaceful scene Enjoyable Hay Ride. comes a noiy silence that at once soothes and calms tbe soul. No city breathes a purer atmosphere, especially for her young, tbe promising youths o,Mhe land! Here the vener able walls at whispered ideals, and sang hope, fae and honor to scores of noble sons from many countries yes since the Middle Ages, continue to con vey messages of learning, ways to find the best in all things in this old world of ours. , From an architectural standpoint, "High" is considered the finest street in all Europe. One is struck with the Matinee Musical Club, stateliness-of it all the great sweep of An interesting meeting of the Mat! wwlmrna lino t, f ! f. ml 1... a owia l.nA t nnn ltf..n!Anl "!.. t. I I 1 j I , introduced, that the murder was com- , ..,,. , ... .... iu uumi; m;ri iTp(.i, ni.,ni dome tbere and nch fol'age always as a of Mrs. Vivien Reynolds on Fifth street background. Tbe visitor should never I Friday afternoon. The study of the fail to studv. "the strpnm liltA winding!) I afternoon was tho nnara Ponot K ... . iu.jr.Hi vo u limu m we f .h . , ; , t immortalized hv nod. and a most intrptin nriain courthouse in Union City next Tuesday, Wordsworth. He should walk up High story of the famous opera was read by .ullu.ow,uulu ..K,u Street and pause, a moment at least, at Mrs. Bob White. Following the story Queens College. At this point cf several piano selections and vocal num Herman Uietzel, Sr., is one of the "High" the view is the finest. From bers were given, amoue which was the older citizens of Union Lity and a man Queen's the eye wanders to the charm- Duet Love Song, from the opera, given of tbe highest character, tie is a native hDg porch of All Souls, beyond which by Misses Willie Belle Mayes and Jo of Germany and located here when a loom the spiral columns of St. Mary's, Kippy. Cooling refreshments were young man. He, like most Germans, then that of All- Saints' Church and served. The next meeting will be at was frugal, industrious, and exception- Brasenose College. " . the home of Miss Willie Belle Mayes. ally strong as a business man. He en- John Richard Green has said: "The gaged in the hardware business and one place to study Oxford is in Oxford Mr,. Hmia parks Ho8te88 uu..v w.i w.vt wii- nerseii; a waiic down the High tells tion of country. It was practically tbe more of its actual life than all the first business enterprise of the kind, and books and treatises in the w orld . . . Ox- by his methods and the many ways in ford is in truth neither historic, nor which he befriended his customers, Her- theological, nor academical. It is sim man juietzei was esteemed as one of our I ply young. The first impression one leading citizens. The Dietzel hardware receives is tbe true one; half tbe faces store in Union City inspired in later one meets are the faces of boys; every years numbers of other like concerns where there is the freedom, the renial ity, the noise of a big school." This is indeed true. Tbere is so much youth, joy and happiness in Oxford I In fact one forgets her age till the mind begins to dwell on her wonderful old buildings, her many colleges. Here we must go MlllilPl OUR BUTTER, CHEESE AND EGGS are the kind that make friends for this grocery. Butter of the real creamery kind, cheese that is full cream and eggs that are really strictly fresh. (Jive this department a trial. You will like it we know. All particular teople do. The Farmers Supply Co. INCORPORATED Successors to VV. S.' Jackson & Son. Delivery Wagons Union City, Tenn. Telephons 24 Next Door to Court House. 4-BIG REELS-4 eAT THE! mitted by Frank Dietzel. A preliminary hearing before Esq. Reynolds Theatre c"3 0- p to spring up and prosper. M. Dietzel, a few years ago, sold bis hardware busi ness and retired to bis farm. He was married many years ago to Miss Cloys, an estimable lady of this county, and in their Union City home, not only at tractive in its surroundings, out one of back to tbe Middle Aees. The cunola the most hospitable and popular here, 0f Christ Church is the work of Wren, they enjoyed their many friends and the towers of All Souls bear traces of a the highest regard of tbe neighbors. gtill later band then there are the Nor- The recent trouble, therefore, brings man Castle and even Saxon remnants, our good people closer to them in the Any visitors to Oxford can uuder- bonds of affection and sympathy, and 8tand and appreciate William Hazlitt in these tuey will ever remain, WBen he said: "Rome has been called Fine Farm for Sale, One hundred and forty-two acres in A card party was given by Mrs. Har ris Parks Wednesday afternoon in honor of Mrs. Harry Driver, of Osceola, Ark. Seven card tables were attractively ar ranged in the reception rooms for tbe game o( nve hundred. Mrs. Corker Jackson received the high score prize and Mrs. Driver an bonoree's favor. I Both gifts were sleeved lace camesoles. I Refreshments were particularly attract ive, being mayonaise on stripped ba nanas and peanut butter, frozen pine apple and iced tea. An out-of-town I guest was Mrs. Malcolm R. Patterson, of Memphis. I A- o) A o) b Lzi Lzi sr Camping Trip. Mr. and Mrs. Pink Marshall hare re turned from a few days outing at Sam- burg. Those who. accompanied them were: Misses Kate Watson Beckham, Lovela Marshall, Minnie Beck, Marie f r flu it. . 4 f : a i i. No. 4 District.. Ohinn Pm.nf" inn " rcunau, u. ju, uu .i BpeaKS in cultivation; all level: all rich: 00d with a thousand tongues to the heart houses, good barn, and all fenced and t greets the eager gaze from afar with cross-fenced. Will sell cheap on long glistening spires and pinnacles- adorned, and easy terms, or will exchange for L, J.: ,:.k r;u the Sacred Citv': miffht not nnr Oxford u""ul. icksou, wary now- ' I I nr ftM rrv II T ,i 1 be called so too? There is an air about aru r, xuen xauey, ulu uru- nn, Catherine Richards, Evangeline 3:30 other property. Horneb -Tittsworth Lano & Auction Co. Phone329. 14 tf Real Estate Transfers. F. J, Smith and wife to D. C, Glisson, 100 acres in No. 4, fG,w00. i F. J. Smith and wife to J. W. Ham monds, 200 acres in No. 4, $12,000. E. L. Rice to Connie Dyer and wife, lot in Union City, $550. T. R. Massey and wife to Trustees Mouse Lodge, house and lot in Union City, $3,000. M, E. Neeley and wife to Mrs. Sarah E. Ott, 7 lots in Obion, $140. ' Clemmie Gates to Alice Hayes, lot in No. 16, $250. J. H. Dickey to N. Dickey, lot in Rives, $20. 8. B. Green to J, W. McCorkle and wife, lot in Union City, $2,390'. For Sale. Oa account of iy wife's health, we will make our home in the West. I offer for sale my home in Union City, 215 Exchange street, and my farm of 110 acres in District Two. Bargains for someone. Want to soil by Sept. 15. 14-tf R. L. CrMMiNGs. No. This U a prescription prepared especially for MALARIA or CHILLS A. FEVER! Five or six doses will break any cue, and if taken then as a tonic the Fever will not return. It acts on the liver better 4hnn Calomel and does not gripe or ticken. 25c the lustre of setting suns. " Its streets are paved with the names of learning that can never wear out; its green quadrangles breathe the silence of thought, conscious of tbe weight of yearnings innumerable after the past, of loftiest aspirations for the future. FOR SALE Six-room house with bath andMilectric lights, located on Mor gan street. Everything in good repair. Will sell cheap if sold at once, on long and easy terms, lor particulars see 16-4t O. P. Bishop. For Sale. Four seated Rubber Tire Trap. $450, will sell for one-fifth of cost. as sew. A great bargain. 18-lt W. C. Morris. i Cost Good Mount Zion Supper. 'The supper at Mount Zion last Tues day night netted about $125, which is to be used in paying for some additional ground recently used as school prop erty. There was a good attendance and a famous supper. .Y Omega Prize. We, the undersigned committee, ex amined the various lists in the Omega Watch Contest, and find that Veva Ropohas the largest number of words. This July 29, 1914. J. E. Stuart. W. W, Armstrong. E. II. Marshall. Glover. V W.C.T.U. The W. C. T. U. will meet at the New Church Chapel on Friday afternoon next, August 7, and members are re quested to attend. Swimming Club A Tuesday night swimming club has been organized and secured the use of the swimming pool for Tuesday night. Those belonging to the club are: Mr. and Mrs. Bob White, Marvin Blanton, C. V. Jones, Fred Dahnke, Chas.. Cobb, R. C. Jackson, Harris Parks, Wallace Moore, R. M. Whipple, Geo. Eader, Geo. Lambert, Will Hub bard, Frank Glass, Misses Ruth Cren shaw, Mary Swiggart, May Brown, Ro berta Tisdale, Agnes Coble, Messrs. Price Bradshaw, Will McAdoo, Cecil Moss, Pratt Waddell. Tuesday night will be private club ' night. Three nights during the week for tbe public. How's This? We offer One Hundred Dollars Reward for any case of Catarrh that cannot be cured by Hall s Catarrh Cure. ' F. J. Cheney & Co., Toledo, O. ! We. the undersigned, have known P.J. Cheney for the liist 15 years, and believe him perfectly honorable in all business transact! ona and finan cially able to carry out any obligations made by his firm. , NATIONAL, BANK OF COMMRRCK, Toledo. O. Halt's Catarrh Core is taken internally, acting directly upon the blood and mucous surfaces of the system. Testimonials sent free. I'nce 75 i cents per bottle, hold by all Druggists. Take Hairs Family Fills for constipation. tANTED. 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