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. Entered at the post office at Onion City. Ten nessee, as second-class mail matter. Marshall & Baird, Union City, Tenn. FRIDAY, JANUARY 29, 1915. Announcements. For Trustee. BRATTON We are authorized to announce S. R. Br.itton as a candidate for Trustee of Obion County, subject to the action of the Democratic party. Election August. 1916. JACKSON. We are nuthorized to announce W. B. (Ellis) Jackson a candidate for Trustee of Obion County, subject to the action of the Democratic party. Election 6rst Thursday in August, 1916. the strawberry Industry here this year on the Herring farm near Union City. He has one 'hundred acres and will probably have more. There will be a home market and shipping' advantages which we have not before enjoyed at this point. Therefore there is every inducement under the sun for strawberry raising in the county, and our people will do well to investigate the matter thor oughly and if interested, place your orders for plants in time for the present season. Improving the Corn Yield. Edward Gallrein. a Jefferson County boy, 14 years bid, won the Boys' Corn Club championship for 1914. He raised 144 bushels of corn on an acre of ground at Valley Station at a cost of 14 cents a bushel. Other good records were made by boys who belonged to the JeOison County Corn Club. A 13-year-old boy at Crestwood produce! 177 bushels on an acre of poor hill laini at a cost of 16 cents a bushel. A Seatonville boy of the same age grew ninety bushels at a cost of 11 conts a bushel and a 12-yer-old boy at Valley Station made a record of 10.r. bushels at an expense of 17 cents a bushel. Young Gallrein. who niad- the hest record in the Jefferson County Corn Club, also made the highest yield of corn at the lowest cusi per bushel in the State. Ten ears of i corn sent by him to the State Corn ! Show- won the gTand sweepstakes j in the adult and boys" classes, a ! notable distinction. I The boys of the State are going right ahead in the laudable enter-: prise of showing the adult farmers i how to increase the yield of corn. j There is much encouragement for j those who expect to enhance the quality and quanity of their corn j crops during the year 1915. There never has been any overproduction j or corn in nentucy. The coming crop should be a large one. If it cannot all be used at home there will be plenty of customers for it at prices that will pay for raising it. The above is from the Louisville Courier Journal and shows what in terest is being taken by the boys of Kentucky in corn growing. The Commercial is not informed as to what the boys are doing in Ten nessee. Several exhibits have been made and very fines ones, too. But Obion County, which should get in the competition has done very little yet. And this brings us to the prop osition made at the last meeting of the Union City Business Men's Club to offer prizes to the boys of Obion County for the best corn product on a given amount of ground. The club should get together on this proposi tion at once so as to give the boys time to get their seed and prepare the ground. ine Dest results, we gather, can not be obtained this year for several reasons, but the work should start now nevertheless. Obion County is one of the richest corn countries It is the principal crop, and while much has been done to develop the culture there is much yet to be done, and it may be that the secret of the best results lie3 with the boys of the county. The prize crops should be jgin this year, and then when the crop is made the seed for the next crop should be selected. and the prize arrangements should continue indefinitely until the county is brought up to the test of its possi bilities in corn raising. The club couldn't get into a better business thaa to encourage better farming methods and co-operation with the farmer in this movement. The Ouster Bill. The Shelby and Davidson delegates in the Legislature have joined hands, it is said, to fight the Elkins ouster bill after the recess. Tbe fight was a fail ure in the Senate by a vote of 28 to 8, and no doubt will be tbe same in tbe House. Shelby and Davidson together, however, may be able to summons a larger vote, but bardly strong enough to defeat the bill, we are led to believe. Mr. Elkins is one of the ablest mem bers of the Legislature. He is honored Luke's Philosophy. (By' Luke McLuke in Cincinnati En quirer.) It takes a woman with four closets filled with clothes to keep on indignat mg because she has nothing to wear. Bundle day was sucb a success that we should have a Ragman 's. day and get rid of tbe scarecrow skirts and waists and greasy wrappers that tbe women wear around tbe kitchen. One man sits around and talks about what he is going to do while the other man goes ahead and does it. Then the first man will begin knocking tbe sec ond man because the latter is so pros perous. " A city man sees so much silk and plush and paint that it would be good for sore eyes to get a look at a rosy ckeeked country girl wearing a calico dress. Once upon a time a man got a change of heart and he decided that he would never again lie to his wife, and that he would tell her the truth about every thing. He got home at 6 p. m., and at with more committee appointments ? tf:i5 p. m. tbe ambulance was hauling than usually falls to the lot of one j him to the morgue. member, besides the chairmanship of The old-fashioned man who used to a most important committee. He has 'come home loaded down with groceries prepared this bill very carefully andjanj bundles now has a son who is too with very good authority, no doubt. ' high toned to carry a bundle, but who TI,.- r.oi ! ... .luc iuuuw.ng ic suiuc vi we - brings home a package almost every night. visions of the bill: (1) Tbe complaint or peiition for writ of ouster may be filed upon the relation of citizens and freeholder without the concurrent of any law officer. i'2) It is made the duty of the Gov ernor to direct the law orikrs, when ever knowledge comes to him that tbe provisions of the act are beiLg violated, to file a complaint or petition for writ of ouster against tbe offendicg oScial. and it is made tbe duty of tbe iaw on cers to obey tbe instructions of the. Governor. Another reason for the high cost of living is because every woman wants to be dressed better than other women. It is strange how foud of bathing a boy is in summer and how much be dtrtests bathing in winter. A woman is as certain that her brand is the best brand of baking powder as a man is that bis brand is the best brand of booze. When a woman is around SO and still unmarried she does an awful lot of talk- us girls." he : Maybe you can't blame the fellow f who is engaged to a girl for six or seven j years before he marries her. Maybe ;:::::::::o::o:::::.:g HAVE YQU TRIED ft JERSEY CREAM FLOUR Ask Your Grocer Tor it 7 NONE BETTER aliiike-Walker Milling Co. Ask us for prices when selling your grain. ?:: :: w:: :::: ::s :;:: ;; ft ft ft CHARLES WARD UPHOLSTERER High-Class work in Furniture Repairing and Refinishing. First-Class Work Guaranteed. Prompt Service. Leather Work a Specialty Box Couches Made to Order. Concrete Block, Church Street, first do&r west of Metcalfe's Laundry Telephone 438. TAXICAB $1 Pays for The Commercial 1 Year (3) It is m&p thp ,1nrv r,f lw r. cm upoD the request of relator chiircs 'Dg about and freeholders to aid and assist in : prosecution of ouster suits. (4) Tbe Governor may, with the employ additional counsel to aid aDdihefigures that be is getting the best of assist in the prosecution of ouster suits. ? 11 because the longer he is engaged the o) An appeal to the Supreme Court ' shorter he will be married.. does not suspend or vacate the judgment or decree of the lower court, but the same remains in full force and effect until reversed by the Supreme Court. Strawberry Industry. Mr. Ed Dietziel, chairman of the strawberry committee of the Busi ness Men's Club, and who is vitally interested in the culture in Obion County, calls attention to the fact that he is now arranging to secure plants for those who anticipate the cultivation of strawberries, or who want to make an experiment in the culture. Mr. Dietzel wants us to an nounce that plants for the present crop can be secured for $1.75 per thousand. This is the Klondike va- xiety and should be set out 7,000 to the acre. The ground should be prepared before hand and plants should be put out the first of March. Therefore there is not much time to lose if you want plants. The order should be placed with Mr. Dietzel so that he can supply everybody in time for planting. independent the farmers of the low er part of the county and over in Gibson. On lands that were never as fertile as those in Obion farmers have made many times the money that Obion County farmers have in orn and wheat growing. JVIr. Wade, of Kenton, will start Savagery Up-To-Date. Formerly men were divided into en lightened, civilized, barbarous and sav age classes. JSowadays great nations combine the characteristics of the four classes. Naked American Indians killed women and children and rated as savages. German air raid results in the murder of children and women in an English town and an official bulletin boasts of an achievement that is limited, pretty nearly, to that kind of murder. Civil ized and enlightened, yet proud of acts which would have delighted the soul of a raiding Sioux or Apache in the period of border warfare, modern warriors pre sent a spectacle somewhat discouraging to students of the progress of the hu man race. The Baltimore Sun makes the point that although civilians are punished severely if they make war upon the armed forces of an enemy, "aerial sol diers may attack women and children without loss of military honor." The Sun is officially lacking in the spirit of uncritical neutrality to say that, so far as the world has learned, the Allies have confined their air attacks to forti fied towns and armament depots, while the Germans have thrown bombs indis criminately into unfortified towns. Be that as it may, civilization and enlight enment have much for which to answer when any nation considers the wanton destruction of tbe life and property of non-combatants, without a sufficient military purpose, a warrantable feature of warfare. lhe aboriginal Americans toma hawked individuals at arm's length and could not plead ' the natural and inevitable consequences of war" in de feuse. But when air raids which could not possibly result in anything more than desultory killing and crippling of civilians are planned by military officers, and boasted of afterward by official press bureaus, "the natural and inevitable consequences of war" will not do as an answer to the charge of savagery. Louisville Courier-Journal. It may sound good to the orator. But I doubt if a $10 a week garbage wagon chauffer ever swells up with pride when he hears the orator about the dignity of labor. Every married woman wonders why her husband can't keep up his life insur ance without paying the premiums. You may imagine that the war in Europe is a calamity, .But a real ca lamity is when the mother of five small children in a poor family is so sick that she can't get up and work. We notice that the Union City Com mercial, one of the best printed and best edited weekly newspapers in the South, has recently installed a Linotype machine, model 15, Mergenthaler. This paper is not only a credit to Union City, but it is a credit to tbe State, and the citizens of Union City should be both proud of the paper and its editors, Messrs. Marshall and Baird. Kenton Herald. - Read Frank W. Adams' Saturday special in this Issue. Fine Feathers. No play of our times has won greater applause or become more a part of our native drama than "Fine Feathers," the humanly gripping drama by Eugene Walter, which H. H. Frazee will present here on Tuesday, Feb. 2, at the Rey nolds Opera House. It delighted thousands of playgoers iu the Cort Theatre, Chicago, where it was first produced by Mr. Frazee on Aug. 12, 1912, and when presented last season in the Astor Theatre, New York, ran the season out, following which it continued to play during the summer on a special trans-continental tour to the Pacific Coast. "Fine Feathers," which runs four pets, comes direct from its triumphs in New York and will be presented here by a specially selected company. Tbe story deals with the struggles of a young married couple, Mr. and Mrs. Bob Rey nolds, who are endeavoring to maintain a Staten Island establishment on the in stallment plan with a salary of $25 per week. Bob is a chemist in the munic ipal government of New York, his im meuiate uuties comprising the testins of a certain brand of cement required for the construction of a dam. His wife has become weary of the arduous house hold duties on his small salary, and when Bob's old school chum, John Brand, now the head of the big cement company, offers him a bribe of $40,000 to pass a grade of cement slightly in ferior to the sample offered for the test, tbe young man is confronted with his wife's demand that he accept the money which will provide luxuries, or live with out her. He finally agreed to become a party to the graft, and it is upon this premise that Mr. Walter has built up what is claimed to be tbe most virile and talked of drama of his entire career. And bis career includes such sterling successes as "Paid In Full," "The Easiest Way," "The Wolf," and "The Trail of the Lonesome Pine." . A Long Jump. From a place on a big detective force to the.pastorate of a down-town church is the long jump Lincoln McConoell made in a very short time. Hear him at the opera house Feb. 1. P. GRISSOM THE OLD RELIABLE GROCER -TWO GOOD LINES. 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TIME TABLE lave Union City. , EAST BOUND 5 ..7.45 a.m. No. 8 8.05 p. n No. 93..9.S5 p.m. WEST BOUITD. No. 526.47a.m. No. 4 12.50 p.m no. ya.7.10 p.m.