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DR. H. M. LONG DENTIST Over White & Burchard's Drug Store, Union City, Tenn. Telephone! O.Tc 144-2. Residence 144-3 DR. E. M. LONG DENTIST Over White fit Burchard's Drug Store, Union Gty, Tenn. Telelphonee Office 144-2; Re-iJence 144-3 IT TT TfT 11 lliC fnloo City Commercial, established 1890 1 Wet Tennessee Courier, established 1S97 I UNION CITY, TENN, FRIDAY, DECEMBER 4, 1914. VOL. 23, NO. 36. Consolidated September 1, 197 FIqungMan- 1 A bank Account WILL GIVE YOU CONFIDENCE WEDDING ' -MY3 . 5TART NOW r fcrrlA. tt' $ooL J fc ) I II' .14 ' I ' IK V OM ASK THOSE who have banked with us for years whether . or not they like our Lasiness methods. You wish to tcross the ocean in a ship that has ridden through many storms? Rather than keep your money yourself, don't you want to put your money in a bank that knows nothing but success? I MAKE OUR BANK YOUR BANK." OLD NATIONAL BANK Union City, TtnnuiM DEMOCRACY MUST TAKE STAND FOR PROHIBITION Chergj'Moss Grain Co. 0 Wholesale and Retail " , Grain, Hay and CLOVER Alsike, Alfalfa, Red Top, Timothy, Blue Grass, Orchard Grass and all kinds ,bf Field Seed HAY AND CORN Corn Chops, Bran, Oats, Cotton Seed Meal and Hulls and all kinds of Feed. Union City, Tenn. Telephone No. Si C3EAL, HULLS AW D y CAKE 1 Let me figure with you on your feeding this winter. I am in position to give you some close prices oh , 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 V . Mill Prices and the Highest Protein Made Call either at'off ice or by residence phone at night. We itfi'al&cl Laying the Highest . Market Price for COTTOfy AND COTTON SEED. Custom dinning after this week, Wednesdays and Satnrdays. ; Office Phone 346. Residence Phone 514 . ST ..: LAKE COUIITY 1.1FG.C0. F. L FITIMAII, IMsjer Uiioi Cily, Ten. Nashville, Tenu., Nov. 28. Governor-elect Tom C. Rye Las received the following letter from Secretary of State Wm. J. Bryan: ""My Dear Governor :I wired ia an swer to your telegram, but must write again Bince learning of your majority. It was so large that my trip was sffown to have teen unnecessary, but I am glad to have come glad to have a chance to become acquainted with you. You have a great opportunity to unite the party, make the State permanently Democratic. Such an opportunity comes to but few. "If I can be of service to you, call on me. You will note that four more States went dry and two more went for woman's suffrage. ' ' "r9 taking of the liquor side de feated us in Colorado and Ohio, and a whisky Democrat defeated our candi' date for Governor in Kansas because we did not take the wet side. The liquor element must be driven out of our party It disgraces us when it is with us and betrays us whenever it can serve its ends by doing so. "We did well in the nation, gained three in the Senate and have 31 ma jority in the House. This would look big but for the fact that we have a larger maioritv in the present Congress. But tnis large majority is due to a division in the Republican party now almost healed. "Wishing you abundant success, am, with regards to the family, very truly yours, ; W. J. Bryan, "P. 8. The candy arrived safely Many thanks." Victorious Season. Thanksgiving Day marked the close of a successful football season of the Training School, when on their field they defeated Mayfield 09 to 0. While weight greatly favored Mayfieldvthe team and signal work, coupled with speed, agility and football noodle dis played by McConriell, Rankin, Everett and Wright, favored the TJ. C. T boys. This entire team put up a close interference for the ball-carrier each time, and each and every individual de serves great credit. The line of a team never gets enough credit, when little could be done were it not for a strong line. Easterwood, Posey and King at tackles were always in the hardest fight ing of every game. There has not 'been any individuality on the part of any player; each always found doing all he could for the interest of the team. Wil son at center. Waters. Hardy and Mitchell at guards and Moss and Alex ander at ends have played splendid ball throughout the season, Haynes and Bratton did nice work at guards in the game. ,. , Especial mention should be made of Capt. Everett who could not advance the ball much nor make as many scores by carrying the ball across the goal line on account of his position at passing. However, he is responsible for at least one-third of the scores made for the season. He is as accurate in passing as possible and passed the ball from teu to fifty yards. He has played heavy ball for two years. M'CONNELL GETS AWAY. Quaterback Bob Mac. has not within two years met his equal in preparatory or high school circles. He is sure for an upper berth on an Al college team next year. He has been a star in every game, it was always so stated by bis opponents. His 85 yards for a touch down Thursdaj made him famous in the eyes of over two hundred people. He made four touchdowns, Wright three, Everett two, Rankin one and Easterwood one, but on account of hold ing by another player, was called back. Everett kicked three goals. The U. C. T. S. boys have played seven games and lost only one to Mem phis. , Training School. 27 Obion . 0 Training School. 14 Clinton .... 7 Training School. 0 Memphis .....57 Training School, 40 Huntingdon... 7 Training School. 20 Martin.... 0 Training School. 63 Fulton..!..... 0 Training School. G9 Mayfield... .. 0 boy has played clean ball and tried to realize the true sport in the game. As a reward for final victory the team and subs enjoyed .an oyster supper at Dahnke's given by Mr. Aydelott Thurs day evaning. . The team wishes to thank every friend and supporter for their interest shown during the season. Total .......233 Toal.. 71 No boy on the team has been injured m . .1-1.1 in tne least more man a tmgni uruise and alt have been benefitted both mor ally, mentally and physically. Each Tom Brown of Harvard. The High School Dramatic Club's at traction for Thanksgiving last week was Tom Brown of Harvard, said to be the best effort ever yet made by the school A large crowd was present at Reynolds Theatre to see the play, and the net pro' ceeds amounted approximately to $150, Following were cast for parts in the play: Howard Davidson, John W. Moody Carey Brummell, Fred Nailling, Beau champ McConnell, John R. McCul lough, Fred Maveety, Wilson Head Richard Andrews, Harold , Caldwell Lewis Allen, Dixon Williams, George Meadow, Merritt Majors, Thompson Bynum, William Boswell, Elton Mc Clure, Christian Scbeurer, Henry Lan caster, Pherrell Kirkman, W. B. For rester, Eugene Forrester, William Tu ner, Mary Dahnke, Ima Nailling, Mary Lee Rogers, Clatie Andrews. The Jug Band occupied the music chairs between acts. PALMIST ATTACKS LADY FROM OBION COUNTY Highest Honors. The senior class of the Training School met and elected officers about ten days ago. They unanimously felt that Harold Thompson deserved th honor of being their president. Harold is 17 years of age and is the second son of Mr. and Mrs. Arch Thompson, liv ing five miles northwest of Union City, Harold has been a leader in the school for four years. He has won two med als, one a scholarship, the other fiv dollars in gold in mathematics. Rus sell Rankin was elected vice president and Robert McConnell secretary and treasurer. , The candidates for gradu ation are: Grace Glover, Gladys Williams. Dell B. Tucker, Evelyn Naylor, Mary Erwin Minnie Dietzel, David Caldwell, Robert Alexander, Robert McConnell, Russell Rankin, Harold ThompsonMarshall Wright and Glover Farrell. The class is beginning to make prepa rations for a class night at the close of the year. ' Appreciates The Commercial. Eds. Commercial, Union City, Tenn Dear sirs: Enclosed find a one-dollar bill for my subscription to The Com' mercial for another year. I can't do without your paper, because it keeps me in touch with my home town's people, I am still a dear lover of Union City although I'm not there. I am df i'phted here, just one mile from the Atlantic cross a bridge three-fourths of a mile long and you are almost there. The bathing is fine, but not like the Gulf of Mexico to me. I am principal of the Public School here at a salary twice the amount I re- received there. My assistants are very capable young ladies, and we have a splendid up-to-date school, of which the citizens are very proud. Best regards to all. Very truly. Mrs. MotLiE Adams. Port Orange, Fla., Nov. 29, 1914. Resolutions of Respect m view or. tne wisdom and mani fested power of Him who is all wise in the calling of Mr. Lee Gray from this world to a better on the 18th of Novem ber, 1914, be it resolved: First, that we at all times bring our lives into subjection to His divine will Second, that we, as a student body and faculty, extend to our fellow stu dents and pupils, Roy C. Gray and Miss Ora Gray, our profound sympathy in the loss of their grandfather. Third, that we commend them to the father, of the fatherless who gives trength in time of weakness and sym pathy in time of sorrow. Fourth, that a copy of these resolu tions be sent to the Martin Mail and to The Commercial at Union City. W, B. Farmer, Miss Maud Fuixertos, D. L. Sturgis, - Committee, 1 1 " ' i i The Federal Council of Churches of Christ in America received an appeal from Protestant leaders in several neu tral countries, urging churches through out the world to strive for peace. , ' Dr. Roughton. the Impostor, Caught . and Lodged in Jail. Dr. Roughton, a fortune teller, who claims his headquarters at St. Louis and Evansville, has gotten himself into seri ous trouble, and at present is stopping at the White County jail. The doctor arrived here several days ago, rented rooms at the Park Hotel, and made that popular boarding house bis headquarters. , He did a good busi ness and everything went along nicely until last Thursday evening, when I widow lady, aged about 30 years, ar rived here from Cairo and stopped at the Park Hotel. The doctor is a very slick tongued gentleman and he was not long in getting acquainted with the widow, who claims to be from Kenton, Tenn. She says that ber husband died last spring and since that time she has been making ber borne with her aged mother and a brother at Kenton, and that she was on her way to Evansville to visit her deceased husband's relatives. After a short conversation, the doc tor induced the lady to have her fortune told, which she did and paid him for it. The words the doctor imparted to the widow greatly worried ber and made her very nervous. He told her that she was leaving an aged relative and that some thing serious would befall this relative during her absence, and that she would get into trouble the moment she reached Evansville. He prevailed upon her to finish her journey here and at once re turn home. The lady was in a quandary as to know what to do. She had but little means to go on and the doctor noticing that she was wearing thin slip pers, suggested that if she would ac company bim up town he would pur chase her a pair of gaiters to wear; that he was her friend and would do all he could to help her, On Friday at noon her removed the lady's suitcase to his room, and as she was getting ready to continue her journey to Evansville the doctor even went so far as to settle her board bill. When she went to bis room to get ber suitcase and other belongings, the doctor locked the door and made an insulting proposition to the lady. She refused to have anything to do with him and told him she would call for help. He became enraged at this and a scuffle began. Mrs. Wheeler, hearing an un usual noise, hastened to the room but found the door locked. She demanded that it he opened at once, which Was done, and the doctor stepped out, much excited, and asked the amount of his board bill. He settled his bill quickly and gathering his baggage, made a hasty get-away. The lady stepped out of the room crying, and much excited. Her clothing was torn and she told Mrs. Wheeler of the.awful experience she had in saving herself from ruin. Officers were at once notified and after a few hours the doctor was captured at Maunie, brought back to Carmi and placed in jail. He was given a hearing before 'Squire H. H. Clark Saturday morning. Mr. F. M. Parrisb, represented the defendant, and State's Attorney Joe A. Pearce was prosecutor. ' After the evidence was heard 'Squire Clark placed Roughton 's bond at $500, which he failed to give and he was returned to jail to await the action of the grand jury at the January term of Circuit Court. , , - Roughton was nicely dressed and he is a smooth talker. He, like all others of bis profession, are outto beat the peo pie, and they should be given order to move on whenever they hit the town There is no truth in their prophecies, as rule, and people are foolish for pat rouizing such characters. The fortune teller has a wife and child living in Evansville and bis wife arrived ere Sunday and intends to remain to try and get ber husband out of jail, it is said. Mr. and Mrs. Wheeler regret the oc currence very much and will assist in any ay to help prosecute the criminal. Carmi (III.) Tribune-Times. : NEWS NOTES. The United States Government bas been asked by the principal nations of South America to co-operate with them in negotiations with the belligerent Powers of Europe, to bring about the exclusion of all belligerent warships from the waters of the two Americas and safeguard the trade of Pan-American countries with each other. ' President Wilson has communicated unofficially to the diplomatic representa tives of the United States in the belliger ent countries of Europe his disapproval of attacks by bombs from aircraft drop ped on unfortified cities occupied by noucombatants. . Word of Turkey's appreciation of financial assistance given by the Amer ican Red Cross to destitute sufforers of the recent earthquake in Koma, Tur key, was contained in a letter to Red Cross headquarters in Washington. The American steamship St. Helens reported on arriving at Colon that she had been fired on by the British cruiser Berwick. The captain said she . was hailed, but apparently failed to heave to es promptly as was expected. ' Dr. Joseph A. Blake, the New York surgeon who for some time bas been living in Paris, and Mrs. Katherine iiiLAau uua a.uii . iui iiinn v in i n. ifini" ence II. Mackay, of New , York, were married in Paris. . Edward Bright, an American citizen, and formerly editor of the Baptist Ex aminer, is under arrest at Goettingen, Germany, as a spy, according to infor mation received by bis wife in New York. Former President Taft upheld the Monroe Doctrine in a speech and made plain that mere invasion, was not a vio lation of it, but that an attempt to force a new government on any poople would be. . ' " . , , Richard Croker, 73, former chief of Tammany Hall, married Miss Bula Ed mondson, 23, a Cherokee Indian prin cess. The couple left immediately to spend their honeymoon ia Florida. Due to the extreme care being used by the State Department in the issuance of passports many naturalized Americans have been denied their papers for trips abroad recenlly.( - Tn thn first, ri'lpnsn nriliir ainrA I ho im. posing of the quarantine, because of tho foot and mouth disease, parts of Illinois, Iowa and Wisconsin are the benefici aries. , Twenty-three persons met death and a number of others were injured in the earthqurke that occurred Friday ia Western Greece and the Ionian Islands. 1 The Government does not feel ready yet to express an opinion an the plan of the South American nations to enlarge- tbe offshore neutral zone. The business section of Manorville, Pa., was wiped out by fire, entailing a loss of $100,000, and making nearly 100 persons homeless. . John D. Rockefeller's only hope for reduction in his tax assessment of $1,200,000 in Cleveland now lies with the Federal courts. , Leading Bohemians in this country have started a movement to obtain tho freedom of their Fatherland at the closo of the war. Money appropriated by Congress at its last session ran $17,000,000 over the amount . spent by the preceding Congress. - s . , v.. urged by Secretary Bryan in a' speecri before the World's Bible Con ference. A telegraph operator in New York was arrested for revealing the contents of telegraphic messages of the Associated Press. V- " President Wilson did a little mountain climbing and attended Thanksgiving day services in W'illiamstown, Mass. Employment To Many. Nashville, Tenn., Nov. 28, An nouncement bas just been made by tho management of the .Nashville, Chatta nooga & St. Louis Railway that as Boon as the necessary machinery could bo secured and the enlargements to its pr-.iit facilities made, that it wouM begin the manufacture of its own freight cars, lbe impelling motive of this new arrangement is that the road may give employment to , many of its old and faithful employes and at the game time aid in giving work to hundreds who are out of employment and seeking work. It is estimated that the plant will have capacity to turn out 1,000 box cars annually and that work will be afforded to between 400 and 600 additional men. The new machinery ordered will crwt approximately f30,000 and the work is to be started about the first of the Coming year.