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on improved farm lands in Obion County, Tennessee. Loans
made for five years' term with 6 per cent interest, payable semi
annually, with privilege of pajting off at any time. Commissions
reasonable. Will not loan on tract containing less than forty
acres. Land must be on public road and have improvements.
Any amount loaned, from $1,000.00 up. Apply at once.
Phones Office 143; Residence 589 Union City, Tenn.
(No. 9629)
Old National Bank
in the State of Tennessee, at the close of
business May 1st, 1915.
Iens and Discounts
V. S. Bonds deposited to se
cure circulation (par value)
Subscription to stock in Fed
eral Reserve B it, $5,400.00;
Less am't unpaid 3,600.00
Banking house, $4,000.00;
, furniture and fixtures,
Due from Federal Reserve
Due from approved reserve
agents in New York, Chi
cago and St. Iuis 10,401.49
Due from approved reserve
Agents in other reserve
cities.. ...
Due from banks and bankers
(other than included in 8
or 9)
Checks on banks in the same
city or town as reporting
Outside checks and other
cash items 1,536.71
Fractional currency, nick
els and cents
Notes of other National
Banks . .
Jawful Money Reserve
in Bank:
Total coin and certificates..
legal-tender notes
Due from U. S. Treasurer...
Capital Stock paid in $75,000.00
Surplus fund 15,000.00
Undivided profits 11,635.29
fpsfimrrpnt exnenses. in
terest and taxes paid..,.-- 3,130.62
. Circulating notes
Due to banks and bankers
(other than included in
5 or 6) 15,257.42
Dividends unpaid... 2,713.50
Demand Deposits:
Individual Deposits subject
tocheck 201,087.47
Certificates of deposit due in
less than 30 days 14,522.50
Cashier's checks outstand'g 210.00
Certihcates ot deposit due
on or after 30 days
2,083.46 '
Rediscounts with Federal Re
serve Bank. ....
State of Tennessee,
County of Obion.
I, E. V. Caldwell, Cashier of the
above-named bank, do solemnly swear
that the above statement is true to the
best of my knowledge and belief.
E. V. Caldwell, Cashier.
Subscribed and sworn to before me
this 4th day of May, 1915.
W. M. Miles,
Seal. Notary Public,
Oorrect Attest:
Walter Howell,
S. Waddell,
E. P. Whitesell,
All the farmers would enjoy see
ing some May showers as we didn't
get many April showers.
A large crowd attended church
here Sunday and Sunday night.
Messrs. Brett Prather, Elwood
Logan and Miner Furgerson spent
Saturday fishing on Reelfoot Lake.
N. D. Logan, J. C. Isbell and Miss
Bess Logan and Mrs. Jennie Logan
made a flying trip to Nashville last
week. "
Miss Esta White, of Hornbeak, is
spending the week with Mrs. Martha
J. V. Hefley and family of Union
City, Sundayed with Mr. Hefley's
parents, J. A. Hefley.
School closed here Friday.
Prof. Richardson and family
moved near Bradford last Saturday.
Several from here attended Mrs.
John Belew's funeral at Mount Her
man Church Thursday evening.
Mrs. Tom Flack gave a gypsy tea
in honor of Miss Elizabeth Richard
son, which was enjoyed by all pres
ent, it being given at the school
Mrs. Herman Howard spent Sat
urday night with homefolks and at
tended church at Woodland Sunday,
Mr. Rip Davis is here visiting his
Garrett Pruett and Herbert Hefley
are running a broom factory here,
They carried a wagon load of brooms
to Union City Saturday.
Mrs. Dicie Barksdale and daugh
ter, Ivie, are visiting Mr. and Mrs.
J. A. Hefley this week.
Misses Mary and Mattie Pruett
were in Union City Monday shop
ping. .Mr. and Mrs. Edgar Walker were
here Tuesday shopping. .
A renewal of massacres of Chris
tiana in Armenia is now in progress
in the whole district of Lake Van.
; , BITES. '
Mrs. Mike Fry, of Fulton, was over
for the musicale at the college Friday
Mrs. Gentry Reynolds and Miss Ethel
Montgomery, of Kenton, were week-end
guests of Mrs. Knox Harper.
Ollie Dickey, of Obion, was up with
homefolks the past week.
Mesdames Lizzie Head, Jane Wade
and Dell Harper spent Friday with Mrs
Wilford Farris, Maple Slope.
Mr. and Mrs. .Walter Howell and
Misses Ethel Henderson, Callie Howell
and Myra Taylor, the latter of Kenton,
were down Friday evening for the must
cale at the college.
Little Miss Farrar May Carter, of
Number Seven, accompanied Miss Edna
Stockton home to Dyer. Miss Stockton
has accepted a position in the Critten-
don Grove school. :
The A. K. P. Presbytery in recent ses'
sion near Arlington elected Rev. W. O,
Weir moderator lor the fall session,
which will convene at Brighton. Rev.
Weir was also returned to this pastorate
and nearby congregation at Polk.
In the rush last week we overlooked
reporting the Parent-Teachers Circle
meeting of the previous week. The
entertainment program was entirely by
pupils of the school. It was appreci
ated and enjoyed by the circle. The
treasurer reported enough money to
finish the sanitary drinking fountain,
which was duly voted by the circle to
be used to that extent. Prof, and Mrs.
Hays were appointed to get the foun
tain ordered and placed in the building
at an early date. The circle adjourned
subject to the convenience of the fac
ulty at the fall term.
Rives Rural Woman's Christian Tem
perance Union meets Wednesday after
noon with Mrs. Chas. Bell, Mrs. Mar
vin Chapel leader.
J. W. Thorno has come in from Mid
land, Texas, with a ninety day option
on some very fine land. Mr. Thorne is
afflicted with a chronic case of Texas
fever and seems to have removed all
obstacles to an early higera.
Mrs. Ed Kirkland, of Union City,
was a week-end guest of Mesdames
Kitchell ane Shore.
Rev. J. C. Cason, of Obion, will be
with the Methodist congregation Satur
day and Sunday. Sabbath morning at
the 11 o'clock service the Lord's Sup
per will be observed.
W. S. Loog.of Union City, was among
friends in and out of town this week.
W. P. Morris, of Pleasant Hill, was
a business visitor Tuesday.
The post-office has been moved a few
doors south in the Moffat building.
Mr. and Mrs. Bob Whitesell and the
Misses Cora Benedict and Sue Reeves,
of Union City, were down on the river
the first of the week for a days outing.
Monroe McCowan has moved his fam
ily into the Sam Dickey cottage at the
foot of Caldwell avenue.
Miss Hazel Manley has a number of
friends in Number Four who are glad
she came out gloriously victorious in
the Fulton Commercial contest for a
piano player.
Mrs. Mag Harris and daughter, Miss
Missie, were called to Fulton Saturday
to attend the obsequies of a relative,
Mr. Holland.
Mrs. Dell Moss is the latest owner of
an up-to-date car.
Mr. and Mrs. Clinton Callicott and
Monroe Underwood were in town Tues
day. Rev. and Mrs. E. P. Lindsay and son,
Ki Wade, of Memphis, are the guests
of Mrs. Jane Wade.
Leslie Shore is having some improve
ments made to bis residence on Cald
well avenue.
Misses Ellen and Lizzie Guy visited
relatives at Jordan Tuesday.
Since Sunday Rev. W. O. Weir has
been ill of malarial fever.
Dr. White and Mrs. W. L. Clemmons
accompanied Miss Hattie Mai to Nash
ville. Miss Clemmons has rallied splen
didly from an operation and hopes to
be home in ten days.
O. E. S. Saturday afternoon at 2:30.
Miss Botts' recital Friday afternoon
has brought forth much praise. The
class shows marked progress in prac
tice, harmony and technique. Local
talent assisting Miss Botts won the
plaudits of the audience. There were
visitors here for the occasion from Ful
ton, Union City and Kenton.
Our town rejoices with Mr. and Mrs.
W. J. Caldwell in the signal honors won
by their son, Walter B. Caldwell, of
Vanderbilt, last Friday evening in the
debate between this State and Ken
tucky as to whether President Wilson
was in his own right in vetoing the lit
erary tests for immigrants. Vanderbilt
had the affirmative and came out vic
torious. In the borne of Mrs. T. J. Bonner
Thursday afternoon of next week, hours
two until five, the Woman's Christian
Temperance Union will hold a recep
tion for Mrs. E. P. Lindsay, of Mem
phis, a former resident, and its new
members. The nearoy new union,
Rives Rural, has been invited to attend
and get acquainted. Before the social
hour there will be a brief program led
by Mrs. W. A. McNeill, Superintendent
of Narcotics and Anti-Narcotics.
Mrs. J. N. Parker and Miss Hazelle
Mays, of Union City, were luesdayi
guests for the day of Mrs. Dora Petty.
Mr. and Mrs. Max Pbebus, of Beech
burst, and guests, Mrs. Hellen .and Miss
Petty, were in Union City Tuesday eve
ning for the movies.
' Tuesday afternoon from three to five
o'clock the A. R. P, Missionary Society
with a complement of guests was ele
gantly entertained in the spacious home
of Mrs. Jane Wade. Those present
were Mesdames Lather Moffat, Hous
ton Starnes, Bates Anderson, Pybas
Rogers, E. P. Lindsay, Mag Harris,
Dell Harper, T. J. Bonner," Ora Pyles,
'R. L. Harper, Leslie Hooper, R. L.
Phebus, T. P. Callicott. Mel Smith,
Laura Hutcherson, Joel Shore, Wilford
Farris, Knox Harper, Lee Wade, Oscar
Clemmons, Nan Moffat, T. P. Palmer,
Tom Starnes; Misses Eunice Shore, Lois
Hooper, Ruth Harper; Messrs. Lee
Wade, Lutber Moffat and E. P. Lind
say. The president being absent, Rev.
E. P. Lindsay led the. devotional exer
cises. The minutes showed active work
and a fine balance in the treasury. A
salad course and ices was served during
the social hour. Miss Martha and Mrs
Lindsay were ably assisted in this by
Master Ki Wade, attired in regulation
black in which fie recently, in the Bluff
City, figured as groom in a Tom Thumb
wedding. Mrs, Knox Harper and daugh
ter, Miss Ruth, graciously added to the
pleasure of the afternoon with a song
and a reading. The evening shades
coming on, the guests regretfully bade
Mesdames Wade, Lindsay and Miss
Wade adieu with a latent desire that the
privilege may be an encore. , ., .
Mrs. Barksdale and daughter, of
Union City, visited relatives here re
cently. Mrs. Glenn Davis and son, James,
who have been visiting for some
time at the home of Mr. and Mrs.
J. I. Wheeler, have gone to Jackson
and will later return to Nashville.
Mr. and Mrs. J. I. Wheeler Sun
dayed near State Line, Ky., with
Mrs. H. C. Corum and daughter
spent Friday in Union City.
Dr. and Mrs. liar Glover and, fami
ly and Miss Ott Glover visited rela
tives near here Sunday. '
Mrs. W. T. Haris Is spending a
few days at the home of her daugh
ter, Mrs. Eli Ratliff, Jr.
Mr. and Mrs. Vora Logan, of
Beech vicinity, visited at the home
of Mr. and Mrs. M. F. Garrigah Sun
The Larkin Club was very de-
lightfuly entertained at the home of
Mr. and Mrs. M. F. Garrigari' Wed
nesday afternoon.
There will be preaching at Salem
next Sunday afternoon. Everybody
Miss Deleme Goode, of Union City,
spent a few days with , relatives re
Miss Lucile Cude, of Newbern, is with
homefolks now.
Mrs. Jim Ponder and children visited
in Number Seven Saturday and Sun
day. Mr. and Mrs. Lute Marshall spent
Sunday at the hom'e of Marion Thomp
son near Moriah.
D. B. Huey was in Glass and Obion
J. W. Barnes was in Union City Tues
Sam Marshall bad the misfortune to
lose a good milk cow Saturday.
Jim B. Walker is on the sick list.
A large crowd went fishing Saturday
but returned without fish.
Mesdames Butts and Clark spent Sun
day with Mrs. Georgia Pardue.
Mr. Bob Huey and wife spent Satur
day night with D. B. Huey.
A call for 150 brings the coal wagon.
Union City Ice & Coal Co.
The Telephone
If you wish to attract the operator's
attention at any time during the con
nection, or if you wish to call another
number, move the hook up and down
SLOWLY three or four times.
Do not move the hook rapidly, as a
rapid movement does not give any sig
nal. When the operator says "Line
Busy," hang up the receiver and
. . Obituary. r
Little . Florence Morrjj daughter
of Mr. and Mrs. Albert Headden,
grand-daughter of Mr. and Mrs, D.
C. Headden and Mr. and Mrs. P. J.
Cummings, and great-grand-daughter
of Mrs. J. M. Park, was born
Nov. 6, 1909.
God took her home to glory April
23, 1915. A I don't think, as some
would argue, that a kind and lov
ing Heavenly Father plunged this
bright, sweet, amiable little girl in
to a kettle of boiling water in order
to stamp out her life. ; But we know
by the teaching of God's whole word
that all things work together for
good to those who love and serve the
Although her life was short it was
sweet and Christ-like, she was such
a loving child and so universally
loved by all who knew her that
much more good may be accomplish
ed by her short life than if she had
lived longer.
On Thursday afternoon, while
playing near the kettle, she got clos
er than she thought and accidentally
stepped back against it and fell
backward into the kettle.
- God in his mercy relieved her
suffering the next morning at, 8:30
o'clock. All that could be done was
to give something to relieve her.
The little darling begged for grand-
mama to come and love her, which,
of course, she did as soon as possible,
She begged for the doctor until he
got to her, spoke of different ones
of her papa and mama's family and
asked Dear Jesus continually to help
her. With her little hand that was
not burned she drew her little broth
er to her and hugged and kissed
him and said, "bless his little heart
Oh, may God bless his life that it
may be a useful one and may his
death, though he. may live long, be
as triumphant as was hers. - 1
She had been taught to love Jesus
and told her mama often that she
loved Jesus and knew that he loved
her. She had knelt by mama's knees
and said her little evening prayer
ever since before she could talk
plainly. At 2 o'clock In the morn
ing she had gotten from under the
influence of the opiate and was toss
ing and groaning with pain. She
looked up to her mama and said,
"Mama, I forgot to say my prayer."
She made an effort to get out of bed
to kneel by her mama as had been
her custom, and did scuffle until she
got on one little knee and said her
prayer. She then kissed mama, papa
and Aunt Mary and told them good
night. Dear friend, please stop and
repeat this little child-prayer Now
I lay me down to sleep and try to
think what it meant to us to hear
tilutfe Jibtio Aiyo lexical, luun Wviiu
and see those little eyes close, know
ing that they might never open
again on earth; knowing at best
that it was only a matter of a few
hours until her little spirit would
wend its way to the God who gave
it. She never spoke again only to
ask for water, milk or some coffee
like mama fixes her's.
Her papa's family and all her
mama's family, except the elder
brother, were with us long before
the end came. To say that the life
was almost crushed out of us all
would not be saying too much, but
6h how thankful we are that her
dear mama in trying to teach her
how to live and make a good and
useful woman, taught her how to
die and go home to God and glory,
I- - i
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wait a few minutes before
calling the same number
again. .
By observing these pre
cautions you will help your
own service.
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Summer Shoes
for All
At prices to suit
; your pocket-book
We are showing
many styles in
I patent, gun metal
I and cloth tops at
I $2.50 $3 v $3.50 $4
All the styles here
Telephone 111
The many words and acts of sym
pathy bestowed upon the broken
hearted father and mother are a
great source of cpmfort, but only
those who have gone through the
same know what they suffer.
Brother Pace conducted a short
but beautiful funeral service, using
appropriate scripture references. The
music, rendered at the choir with
Miss Rex Ratledge at the organ, was
soft- and low, the songs, appropriate
and so sweet. The grave was linedl
o- -i-rr.
and the floral decorations inside,
placed there by loving hands, were
Deautuui. , wnen the grave was
covered Mrs. Wiley, who : was . her
Sunday school teacher, had placed
the flowers in the hands of her Sun
day school class and her little
cousins. It was beautiful and touch
ing to see them lay the flowerty&n
her little grave. There herbody
rests, but glory be to God her little
spirit suffered no death but was
born on earth to bloom in Heaven
where she will await the coming of
papa, mama, brother and little sis
ter, Noella, whom she loved so dear
ly. ,
Prevent Hog Cholera.
The B. A. Thomas Hog Powder has
a record of 95 per cent, cures of hog
cholera. If you feed your hogs as di
rected you need nev,er fear hog cholera
nor any other hoe disease. And the
directions are very simple, just about
what you are doing, plus a few cents
worth of B. A. Thomas' Hog Powder
in the feed twice a week.
Usually, though, cholera gets in be
fore we know it. Then it requires close
attention to each hog each hog must
be dosed and if you dose them as di
rected you will save better than 90 per
cent. If, you don't, the B. A. Thomas
medicine costs you nothing. We not
some distant manufacturer pay -your
money back. For sale by Frank C.
Wehman. Adv.
On Her Way From Port Arthur to
London, May 2. The American oil
tank steamer Gulf Light, which sailed
from Port Arthur, Texas, April 10 for
Souen, France, was torpedoed at noon
Saturday off the Scilly Islands, accord
ing to a Central News dispatch to-day.
The captain of the Gulf Light,accord-
ing to the same advices, died of heart
failure as a result of shock. Two seamen
jumped overboard and were drowned.
The other members of the crew were
taken off by a patrol boat.. The. vessel
was towed into Crow Sound and beached.
The Gulf Light was a steel vessel of
3,202 tons net and was built at Cam
den, N. J., in 1914. She was owned by
the Gulf Refining Company. The ves
sel was S83 feet long, 51 feet beam and
80 feet deep. She was equipped with
wireless apparatus.
See the HERBICK refrigerator at
WEHMAN'S befor buying one. .
... g
, Is Grave Incident.
New York, May 2. "If it is so that
a German submarine or, for that -mat
ter, any submarine has torpedoed the-
steamer Gulf Light, as is reported, tb
United states faces the most serious
situation 'since the1 war began," de
clared Frederick K. Coudert,, the noted
authority on international law, to-day,
"I am not prepared to predict the
outcome of the affair. I must know
the details.:. But it must be remem-
, -j -- w '
V? government took a-very
destruction of American life and prop
erty. - '
"If, as I now hear, the Gulf Light
was torpedoed while flying the Ameri
can flag and on her way to a neutral
port, and that three lives were lost, I
can only repeat that the most critical
situation that this country has known
exists. .
"If the steamship struck a mine
tictra ofilt vAmaini fVio nnonna r in fa-
national complications of the gravest
sort, especially if life was destroyed.
But if it was a mine there remains the-
possible excuse of carelessness or that
the mine was of the sort which did no
violate the international code. ' , t
"The American government let alt
the belligerent nations know that we,
would hold any of them responsible
who destroyed American property or
life. I am not in position to predict;
this government's action,, but it is not '
likely it will recede from its original
position.'1 '-y .,
Hickman, Ky., May 2.
Davis, well known man of
day after a few days' illness.
was 59 years old and is survived by 1
one daughter and two sons, his wifev
having died a few months ago. In-y
terment was held to-day at the tJity
Cemetery. . . -'
- Hickman, Ky., May 2. The little
son of Mr. and Mrs. Clay FuckoU
died at their home in West Hickman.
yesterday after a few days' illness.
Interment was had at the Browns
ville Cemetery. j
- ' " .
The British War Office announces
that twenty-six men of the British flee
were killed and fifty-three wounded in "
the landing operations against the Dar-
danelles between April 25 and April 80.'
An unofficial dispatch from Athens say!
that the 4,000 French troops, who wei
landed on the Asiatic side, returned t"
their transports after' the purpose f&v
which they were intended supporting,
the occupation of certain points by the
British had been accomplished.
i:ot Ei;ouG!i ciold;.:;
ever receive the proper balance of 'food
to sufficiently nourish both body a a 4
brain during the growing period wliuti
nature's demands are greater, than in
mature life. This is shown in so many -pale
faces, lean bodies, frequent coldj,
and lack of ambition. - '
For all such children we, say wi
unmistakable earnestness: They ne
Scott's Emulsion, and need it now.
possesses in concentrated form the vc,
food elements to enrich their blood. .)
changes weakness to strength; itmal
them sturdy and strong. No alcohol. ,
Scott & Do-rue, Bloomfield, N. J. 4

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