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DENTIST Over White & Burchard Drug Store, Union City, Term. Telephone Office 144-2. Residence 144.3 Co DR. E. M. LONG DENTIST Over White At Burchard' Dru Store, Union City, Tenn. Telelphonea Office 144-2; Residence 144.3 MMERCI Union City Commercial. established :90 I ....... . , WtTennee Conner, established 1897 I c""itel September 1.W97 UNION CITY, TENN, FRIDAY, OCTOBER 30, 1914. VOL. 23, NO. 31. AL 1 i lib 7 iUMJHU 1 iHn LI . BANK Account WILL GIVE YOU CONFIDENCE ON YOUR WEDDING START NOW ASK THOSE who have banked with us for years whether or not they like our business methods. You wish to cross the ocean in a ship that has ridden through marry storms? Rather than keep your money yourself, don't you want to put your money in a bank that knows nothing but success? MAKE OUR BANK YOUR BANK. OLD NATIONAL BANK Union City, Tanniue WM. M. WILSON WILL err y-Moss' 1 C G radii Go. Wholesale and Retail" Grain, Hay and Field Seeds CLOVER Alsike, Alfalfa, Red Top, Timothy, Blue Grass, Orchard Grass and all kinds of Field Seed HAY AND CORN Corn Chops, Bran, Oats, Cotton Seed i Meal and Hulls w and all kinds of Feed. Union City, Tenn. Telephone No. 31 llll D Let me figure with you on your feeding this winter. I am in position to give you some close prices on Cotton Seed Products As I am associated now with the Lake County Man ufacturing Co., both at Tiptonville and Dyersburg, Tenn.; am representing them on a salary and can give you Mil! Prices and the Highest Protein Made Call either at office or by residence phone at night. We are also paying the Highest Market Price for COTTON AND COTTON SEED. Uliice Pnone .J40. Kesiuence tr nunc oi LAKE COUNTY MFG. CO. F.L. PITTMAH, Manager Union City, Tenn. Obion County Court, October Term, 1912. I, W. M. Wilson, of Obion, Tennes see, do hereby make and publish this my last will and testament, and by these presents revoke any and all other wills by me as heretofore at any time. First. I direct that my body be buried at the old family graveyard in a simple and unostentatious manner; and that all my just debts be paid as soon as may be after my death. Second. I give, bequeath and devise to my wire, Nancy Ann Wilson, in fee all that part of my fourteen hundred and ninety-two acres of land lyiug in the 15th Civil District of Obion County, Tennessee, known as the Obion Station land, lying north of Obion River and including all houses and improvements thereon, and all town lots constituting a part of said tract which may remain unsold at the time of my death, but excluding all parts of said tract of land which may have been sold and not be longing to me at my death. Said tract of land is known as the Johnson Wil liamson tract, and that part of said tract which is devised to my said wife is all of the same lying on the north of the Obion River and belonging to me at my death, together with said im provements and houses thereon. I also give and bequeath to my said wife all of the personal property and effects of every description, including household goods, library, pictures, choses in ac tion, bank stock, cash on hand, which I may own at the time of my death. Third. I give and devise to my son, Alphonso Wilson, for and during his natural life only, all that part of my said fourteen hundred and ninety-two : acres of land hereinbefore more fully described in paragraph two, which lies on the south side of the Obion River and east of the Illinois Central Railroad in Civil District No. 11 of Obion Coun ty, Tennessee, it being my purpose and intention to give and devise to my said son, Alphonso Wilson, only a half es tate in the same. Fourth. I give and devise to my son, E. W. Wilson, for and during his nat ural life only, all that part of my said fourteen hundred and ninety-two acre tract of land herein more fully described in clause two which lies on the south side of the Obion River and west of the said Illinois Central Railroad in Civil District No. 11 of said county, it being my purpose and intention to give and devise to my said son, E. W. Wilson, a life estate only in the same. Fifth. I give and devise to my son, T. C. Wilson, for and during his natural life only, my two hundred acre tract of land situated and lying in Civil District No. 3 of Obion County, Tenneseee, it being my purpose and intention to give to my said son, T C. Wilson, a life estate in the same. Sixth. I give and devise to my daugh ter, Ella C. Morris, in fee one thousand acres of land out of my Poplar Ridge tract of land, being a part of Grant No. 246 in District No. 11 of Obion County, Tennessee, beginning at L. A. Ward's corner ou the county line between Obion and Dyer County, and running thence east with said county line about five hundred and five poles to Parks' cor ner on said county line, and thence north with my east boundary line of said tract far enough so that by run ning thence west, crossing the Cochran strip, to my west boundary of said strip and thence south to the beginning cor ner will embrace and include one thous and acres. beventn. l give and devise to my daughter, Tranquilla Sharp, in fee all the remainder of my said Poplar Ridge tract of land, being a part of said Grant No. 246 and in Districts Nos. 11 and 14 of Obion County, Tennessee, which lies north of the said one thousand acres herein above described in paragraph sixth, being about one thousand acres, more or less, it being my purpose and intention that the said Ella C. Morris is to have one thousand acres of said tract lying on the county line aforesaid and running back north as far as may be necessary to carve out said one thous and acres, as herein before indicated, and that the said Tranquilla Sharp is to have all the residue and remainder of said tract of land lying north of the said one thousand acres and in Obion County, Tennessee, but these two be quests do not embrace or include any part of said tract of land lying in Dyer County, but they do include the said Cochran strip of about 150 acres lying on the west, which I purchased from the heirs and devisees of R. W. Coch ran, deceased, and the north line of the said thousand acres devised to the said Ella C. Morris is to be extended west across said strip to the west boundary thereof. Eighth. I further give, bequeath and devise to my said wife in fee as residuary legatee and devisee all the rest, residue and remainder of my estateoth real and personal, not herein specially be queathed or devised which I may be possessed of at my death. j Ninth. I have heretofore at different times given to each of my five children certain real estate and personal prop-1 erty and money, which was intendod at the time as advancements toth.etn, but I do now hereby will ..and direct that they and each of them shall have the same, and shall not be called on or re quired to account for the same or any part thereof as advancements in the set tlement and distribution of my estate. The said amounts, whether real estate or personal property or money so ad vanced or given to my said children as aforesaid, are hereby willed, bequeathed and devised to each of tham respective ly, absolutely and in fee: and it is my will that no part of the same shall be charged against them in the nnal settle iuent and distribution of my estate. Tenth. I hereby appoint my said wife, Nancy Ann Wilson, the executrix of this my will without bond, hereby waiving the necessity of her giving any bond, and direct that she be qualified as such executrix without being required to execute any bond as such, and I also appoint my grandson, T. O. Morris, as her assistant and legal adviser in the ad ministration and settlement of my said estate, and direct that he be not re quired to give bond as such, the same being hereby waived. The words "to me" on the first page and, the words "or money" in two places on the third page interlined and written were so interlined and written before this will was signed. In Witness Whereof, I hereto sign my name in the presence of witnesses on this October the 24ih, 1903. W. M. Wilson. The foregoing will was signed by the testator and by him declared to be his last will in our presence, and we hereto subscribe our names as witnesses to the same in the presence of the testator and of each other and at the request of the said testator. This October 24, 1903. L. S. Parks. O. Sl'EADLIN. (Codicil to the will of W. M. Wilson.) I, W. M. Wilson, desiring to modify and change my last will of October OA 1 QOQ in aryrwa roonuilQ Hn HorpHv make and publish this codicil to said will so as to change, alter and modify the terms of my said will as follows: I." I hereby revoke the tenth clause of said will in so far it provides that my wife, Nancy Ann Wilson, be appointed executrix thereof, and that my grand son, T. O. Morris, be her assistant and legal adviser as such executrix; my said wife being now old and feeble, and for that reason disqualified to assume the burden of said trust; and I do hereby nominate and appoint my friend, W H. 8wiggart. executor of my said will and authorize him to make bond with some reliable bonding company, the expense and cost of making the same to be charged against my estate. II. I hereby change, alter and modify the Jaughter of my son, A. Wilson; Fink B. Morris,, Etheldred A. Morris. Anna Bess Morris, Robert S. Morris, Ben W. Morris and Herbert A. Morris, children of my daughter, Ella C. Morris, share and share alike, in remainder after the death of my said wife, Nancy Ann Wil son, all my estate, real and personal, which I have willed to my said wife for life as stated in clause two of this cod icil, and also in remainder after the death of my said sons, A. Wilson, E. W. Wilson and T. C. Wilson, respec tively, all that part of my real estate which I have willed to my said sons for life as stated in clauses three, four and five of my said will; it being my inten tion hereby to bequeath and devise to said trustees, J. B. Sharp and T. 0 Morris, in trust for my grandchildren above named, all my estate, real and personal, in remainder and upon the deaths of the said several life tenants therein named, but not including that part of my estate devised in my said will in fee to my daughters, Ella C, Morris and Tranquilla Sharp, as set out in clauses six and seven of said will and provided that the said trustees, J B. Sharp and T. O. Morris, at the expi ration of (he said respective life estates in said property herein before men tioned, shall take charge of all of said property as such trustees, manage the same, improve and repair the same, pay taxes and other charges and expenses incident to said trust, collect the rents. lend out tb& money and collect the in terest on the same, and after paying the necessary charges and expenses incurred tbey shall apply the net income and usufruct thereof as follows: one-twelfth thereof shall be paid annually to such of my grandchildren as may be or mau. have become twenty-one years old, and one-twelfth thereof shall be applied and used by said trustees for the education, and if necessary for the support and maintenance of such of my said grand children as may be under twenty-one years of age, so that each of my said grandchildren shall have the use and benefit and be entitled to one-twelfth of the income arising from all said prop erty so long as this said trust shall con tinue; and provided further that when the youngest of said grandchildren shall arrive at the age of twentv-one vears. then tli is trust shall cease and the said trustees shall turn over and deliver to my said grandchildren all said property, which shall be equally divided among them in fee; and provided further that if any of said grandchildren shall die without issue before the termination of this trust as above provided, his or her share of said property shall go to his brothers and sisters herein above named equally; and if any one of my said grandchildren, not having any brother or sister, shall die without issue before the termination of said trust, her share shall go to my said grandchildren above named who may survive such grand child thus dying without issue and with out brother or sister; and if in the mean time any of said grandchildren shall have died leaving issue surviving, such issue shall represent their deceased parent and take his or her share in the second and eighth clauses of my said will, wherein certain property, real and personal, was bequeathed and devised to my wife, Nancy Ann Wilson, in fee, so as to provide that she shall not take said property in fee, but have the use and benefit thereof for and during her natural life only; and I now, will, be queath and devise all that part of my estate, real and personal, mentioned in said two clauses, to my said executor, W. H. Swiggart, in trust for the use and benefit of my said wife for and during her natural life only, and direct that the said W. H. Swiggart, as trustee for her, shall take possessiou of the same and manage the same, renting the real es tate, collecting and lending out the per sonal estate, converting the, personality into money, and after paying the ex penses tuereor, including repairs, im provements, taxes and other reasonable and necessary charges against the same, the said W. H. Swiggart shall pay over to my wife, Nancy Ann Wilson, all the net income and usufruct arising from the same during her life. But the house bold furniture and goods, books, pic tures, etc., are not to be sold but left in the possession and control of my said wife for her use and benefit during her life; and also my home place, family dwelling where I now reside in Obion, Tenn., is not to be taken out of the possession of my" said wife as long as she desires to live there and occupy the same as her borne, but my said exec utor will permit her to keep, use and occupy my said dwelling during her life, if she so desires. III. I will and bequeath to my son, T. C. Wilson, in addition to the property men tioned in clause five of my said will, all the notes and debts which he now, or at my death, may owe me over and auove wnai i may owe liim, u any thing, so that, after discharging any debt or claim which he may have against me at my death, all the balance of his ndebtedness to me is hereby bequeathed to him absolutely. IV. I further will, bequeath and devise unto J. B. Sharp and T. O. Morris, for the use and benefit of my twelve grand- children, Anna May Long, Callie V. Bogle, Wilson Sharp, Louise Sharp, children of my daughter, Tranquilla Sharp; Iris Wilson, daughter of my son, Jb.. w. Wilson; Grace Wilson, estate of such grandchild so dying with out issue; and provided further that said trustees before entering upon said duties shall execute bond with good security as such, and if the security shall be a bonding company the cost thereof may be charged agaiust the said estate as a proper credit to said trustees. Upon the death of my wife, and the termination of her life estate therein, the said W. II. Swiggart, as executor and trustee for her, shall turn over all said property to said trustees and make settlement with them. ' My saWL trustees, J. B. Sharp and T. O. juerns, are aiso autnorizea anu empow ered as such to sell and convey any lot or lots embraced in the said trust prop erty in or near the town of Obion as in their judgment may seem for the best interest of the beneficiaries of said trust, and also to sell and convey such por tion or parts of the said real estate and lands included in said trust as they may deem best for said beneficiaries and rein vest the proceeds thereof in realty or otherwise as they may deem best dur ing the life of said trust; and they are further authorized and empowered to improve, clear up and put in cultiva tion such parts of said lands as they may deem it best for said beneficiaries, and in doing so may expend such neces sary moneys out of the income or cor pus of said trust property. V. I further will and provide that my wife, Nancy Ann Wilson, shall take the property provided for in my said will and in this codicil in lieu of all home stead and dower and other interests in my real or personal estate, which she would otherwise be entitled to under the law; and that if sheshould dissent from said will and elect to take under the law, then the property, both real and per sonal, which is given to her for life herein shall be forfeited by her and shall go in the first instance to my said grandchildren under the trust created for them and as provided in the fourth clause of this codicil. - VI. ' - I further will and provide that if any of my children shall contest my will or this codicil, which is apart of the same, or shall institute any suit or proceeding in court for the purpose of contesting or Betting aside the same, then he or they shall torfeit such interest or rights in my estate as tbey nvay otherwise have or be entitled tounJor my said will, and shall take no part or interest in my es tate or property, and the interest or share so forfeited shall go to my grand children herein before named in the fourth clause of this codicil and consti tute a part of the trust property therein provided for and be held and distributed by my said trustees as provided in said fourth clause of this codicil. ' ' i VII. I further will and provide that the note which I hold against my son, A. Wilson, amounting with interest to about 19,000 at this date " (the exact amount not having been computed), and also the note which I hold against my son, E. W. Wilson, for $700 with interest for several years, shall each be collected from them by my executor with the interest due thereon, as a part of my estate, Deithor of the same be ing intended to be embraced in the ninth clause of my eaid will as an ad vancement Witness my baud this September 3, 1908. W. M. Wilson. " The foregoing codicil to the will of nr r vow : i i , jm, iiauii was uy i"o bbiu W. M. Wilson in our presence and we havci signed the same as witnesses in his presence and at his" request and in the presence of. each other. Witness our hands this September 3, 1908. - " W. II. Gardner. A. J. Lawson, CODICIL NUMBER 2 TO TUB WILL OF W. M. WILSON. I, W. M. Wilson, after rer.ding my will of date Octobor 24, 1903, and the codicil thereto of date September 3, 1908, and in view of the fact that since the execution thereof, my wifej Nancy Ann Wilson, my son, E. W. Wilson, and my daughter, Tranquilla Sharp, bnf " a died, make and publish this second col toil to the same, and modify, alter and change the said will and codicil as follows: 1 In setting apart the 1,000 acres to my daughter, Ella C. Morris, as provided in clause 6 of the wilt, I include all that part of a certain 20 acre strip of land lying just north of the Obion and Dyer County line and just west of thn wnst. boundary of the said grant No. 246 and running west to the new public road re- (Continued on last page.) Here is Just What You Need for Christmas A Parcel Post Rater SIMPLE ACCURATE DURABLE Gives correct postage on any weight postage instantly. J Think of the time you can save at the postoffice by rating your own packages. J Without this Rater you will have to wait in the "you are next crowd" J The Parcel Post makes this Rater a ne cessity in every home and the price 10 cents each, three for 25 cents certainly does not class it as a luxury. 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