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Entered at the post office at Union City, Ten nessee, as second-class mail matter. Marshall fe Baird, Union City, Tenn FRIDAY, MAY 21, 1915. Announcements. For Trustee. ' BRATTON. We are authorized to announce S. R. Bratton hs a candidate for Trustee of Obion County, subject to the action of the Democratic party. Election Aujjust, Hlb. JACKSON . We are authorized to announce W. E. (Ellis) Jackson a candidate for Trustee of , Obion County, subject to tne action or me Democratic party. Election first Thursday in August, 1916. FINCH Wewre authorized to announce T. P. Finch, of No. 11, as a candidate for Trustee of Obion County, subject to the action of the Dem ocratic party. General election August, 1916. HORNBEAK. We are authorized to announce P. D. Hornbeak a candidate for Trustee of Obion County, subject to the action of the Democratic primary. Regular election Au gust, 1916. MOFFETT. We are authorized to announce Henry Moffett as a candidate for Trustee of Obion County, subject to the action of the Democratic primary election. Regular elec tion in August, 1916. For Tax Assessor. HOWARD. We are authorized to announce I. Jt Howard as a candidate for re-election to the office of Tax Assessor of Obion County, subjec. to the action of the Democratic party. NOAH We are authorized to announce Will P. Noah as a candidate for Tax Assessor of Obion County, subject to the action of the Democratic party. Regular election, August, 1916. Its height and business conditions are badly effected he .was sometimes sorely puzzled to keep the finances of his road in good shape, but. It is at just Eucli tt time as this that the companies are offering to convert some of their earnings into the con struction of improvements in Union City. T he underpass construction, hev stated, had been offered to no other town on . the road except Meridian." It was not, as stated,, at this time that Mr. Taylor and Mr. Peyton proposed to construct the underpass, but as soon as financial conditions are materially , improved, provided efforts to force a grade crossing are not pressed. The Commercial regrets exceed ingly that the name of our esteemed friend, Col. Jas. M. Brice, editor of the News-Banner, was not mention ed in this paper with the speakers last week at the Hugh McDonald memorial service at Troy. Mr. Brice was selected by the veterans as one of the orators of the day, and we had no inclination or desire whatever to overlook the splendid tribute he paid to one of the best men Obion County ever sent out to defend her good name. We assure the Colonel that the mistake was purely acci dental. .Of course there could be no thorough understanding until some thing definite is agreed upon. The proposition to do something when times are .better is not a 'business proposition at all. This part of the proposition we failed to understand when the meeting was held here, and of course it places the matter in a different shape. The Reelfoot Lake bill referred to last week providing for a commis sion of five men to control the lake with authority and power to make rules and regulations governing the same, "was not passed as stated by the Legislature. The bill was in troduced by Mr. Mcpade but failed, and since Reelfoot Lake was made an exception in the general fish and game bill recently passed, there is no change in the laws governing Reelfoot Lake. However, we are in formed that some amendments were offered to the general bill, but whether they have any relation or not to Reelfoot Lake we do not know. There . were a number of local county bills passed with ref erence to game and fish, but none for Obion County. Col. Henry O. Head, Jr., kindly invited the scribe out to The Beeches Sunday for a touch of high living. Mrs. Head and boys have gone to Sherman, Texas, and the Colonel felt like it would be an act of charity to look after some of the stray sheep. So he took us in and helped us to spring chicken and strawberry shortcake in a diningroom with its big'east window of plate glass, beau tiful tapestries and mahogany cas ings. What attracted us most be sides the eats was the large living room extending the full width of the building in front with a big rustic fireplace of rough-stone finished fire brick, the richly carved mahogany center table one hundred and fifty years old, the companion pieces of furniture, the hangings, portrait gallery and the complete effect of comfort and luxury. Then the ex pansive porch in front with its mas sive columns. This great country home has twelve rooms and many closets and was built of timber cut from the farm on which it is located great heavy oak and poplar wood which entered into the frame work and foundation, the superstructure resting on a solid brick wall. This beautiful home nestles upon a shady knoll of commanding oaks and beeches, sloping in all directions in the heart of a rich 700-acre farm, occupied by Colonel Head and his brother-in-law, Mr. Geo. Eader, in a residence close by. This is what they call The Beeches, three miles south of the city, and the scribe felt like he had been transported for a brief sojourn. Colonel Head has a private experiment station on his farm. He has eleven acres of sun flowers and five of onions, and his big wheat and cornfields and clover, a little rape which looks to a man from the boarding house like cab bage, and, well we woke up in the printing office reading a country ex change where the editor had just re ceived a load of stovewood in ex change for ten years' subscription. Press Notice. Every person in the United States ten years old or over may open an account in a postal savings bank after July 1, according to an in structive leaflet on the Postal Sav ings System Just issued by Post master General Burleson. This im portant extension of the service will be made possible by permitting per sons living in communities so sparse ly settled as not to justify the des ignation of their local post offices as regular postal savings banks to open accounts by mail. Governor Dockery, Third Assist ant Postmaster General, who has di rect supervision of postal savings, was so impressed by appeals from all over the country to open postal savings accounts by mail that he took up the task some weeks ago of working out a feasible and safe method for meeting a demand well illustrated in a letter from a Saline County Missourian, who resides many miles from a postal savings bank. "Having a few hundred dollars saved from fifty years of hard and assiduous labor and skimping econo my on the part of my wife and my self, we concluded to deposit it in the Postal Savings Bank of We wrote to the postmaster Makes a Difference. Last week this paper, in taking up Church street extensions across the railroad tracks, made one state ment that was not altogether in ac cordance with Mr. Taylor's proposi tion. This statement was as follows: "Mr. Taylor added that at this time while the European war is at at that place and received a reply to the effect that none but patrons of that office could deposit in that office which is very disappointing news to us. Our little farm is not large enough to support us and land is so high that it is impossible for us to buy more with what little we have saved and we are so old that we can't labor much now and we would be so glad to lay by at least enough to put us away in de cency." Under the plan adopted by the Postmaster General for opening ac counts by mail an intending de positor, residing where there is no regularly designated postal savings bank, will apply to his local post master who will see that necessary identification data is prepared and forwarded to a nearby nost office authorized to accept deposits. The intending depositor will then be giv en permission to forward his first and subsequent deposits by money order or registered mail direct to the postmaster at the banking point for which receipts or certificates will be issued. He may withdraw all or any part of his postal savings by mail and on demand together with any interest that may be due him. The new leaflet points out that any person ten years old or over may open an account in his or 'her name: that an account may be opened by a married woman free from any con trol or interference by her husband; tfcat post office officials are forbidden to disclose to any person, except the depositor, the amount of any de posits; that withdrawals may be made without previous notice; and that the Government guarantees to repay all deposits on demand with accrued interest. The leaflet will soon be printed in 22 fdwign languages for distribu , Jt - uon tnrougn local post offices. The foreign-born citizen has taken very kindly to postal savings, and litera ture in his own language will be of great assisfance to him. In a recent article, Postmaster General Burleson commented on the foreign-born de positor as follows: "Upwards of 500,000 depositors now have accounts in the Postal Savings System and they represent every nationality on the earth. They also represent almost every known occupation professional men, the atrical people, mechanics, laborers, fishermen, pack peddlers, etc. But the majority are wage-earners, and of this class the foreign-born largely predominate. A census of depositors taken by the Post Office Department shows that approximately 40 per cent (200,000) of the depositors are foreign-born citizens and they own Lmore than 60 per cent of the de posits splendid evidence of the con fidence of our newly acquired citi zens in tfie ability and good faith of their adopted country to fulfill Its obligations. There is another reason which led immigrants, unfamiliar with our language and business methods, to turn, to the Government to safe guard their humble savings and that reason 4s the disastrous experiences many of them have had by the fail ures of bogus "private banks" of fleered by swindlers of .their own tongue who have preyed merciless ly upon their loneliness and cre dulity." , . . Postal savings receipts have brok en all records the past year. During the eight months prior to April 1 there was a net gain in deposits of 19,000,000, as agaist a gain of 8,000,000 for the same months the year before. Thousands of new ac counts have been opened and the millions made up largely of hidden savings have been turned back into the channels of trade just at a time when there was pressing demand for every dollar. nAVtTUU. FK BED CREAM EY !; .'.!..'!!". I!;.'!.".'! P. ft ft FLOUR Ask Your Grocer fdr it ACT TO EXTEND UNION CITY STREETS AND SIDEWALKS . NONE BETTER Dalinke-lValker llling Co. Chapter No. 93, House Bill No. 70, (J. L. Cochran, G. E. McDade.) A XT AOH J j-ti . -t ja m thn Arta nf 1 Qflx ontltloH "A A UM to incorporate the town of. union Ask u? f or prices when selling your grain City, in the county of Obion, State MS' of -Tennessee, and to define the I F3 , . . . . . - X of f...WMJ9 & re.(S.9.(3.2 .&WMM&MW. .. rights, powers and liabilities the same, and all Acts amendatory mereor, so as to increase and en large the powers of eminent do main of the town of Union City ana prescribe a method of pro ceeaing m exercising the same. Section 1. Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of Tennessee, That the charter of the town of Union City as contained in Chapter 142, Acts of 1903 and all Acts heretofore passed amendatory thereof be, and they are hereby amenaea as hereinafter provided, and so as to confer upon said town in us corporate capacity under the name of the "Mayor and Aldermen of Union City," the powers confer red by this Act, in addition to those now possessed by it Sec. 2. Be it further enacted. That the Mayor and Aldermen of Union City shall have specific authority ana power to extend Its streets, al leys and sidewalks over, through and across the tracks, sidetracks. Switch yards, depot buildings and grounds or any railway corporation or other corporation that is now or may hereafter be owning or operating a railroad through or within the boun daries of the town of Union Citv: and through, over and across the tracks, sidetracks, switch yards, de pot ouiiaings and grounds, and other property of the lessees of such rail way and other corporations, and of any other person, firm or corporation that may be in possession of, using or controlling all or any part of the rignts-or-way and properties of said railway corporation or other corpo ration. Sec. 3. Be it further enacted, That for the purposes mentioned in the foregoing sections, the Mayor and Aldermen of Union City are hereby vested with the powers of eminent domain, and are hereby authorized and empowered to condemn and take the property, buildings, depot build ings, privileges, rights and ease ments, etc., of said railway corpora tions and other corporations, their lessees, and of any other person, firm or corporation that may be in possession of, using or controlling all or any part of the rights-of-way auu properties or saia railway corpo rations in the manner, mode, and upon the terms provided in Sections I62i to -1348 inclusive, of the Code of Tennessee of 1858. Sec. 4. Be it further enacted. That this Act take effect from and after its passage, the public welfare re quiring it.' Passed March 23, 1915. WM. P. COOPER, Speaker of the House of Repre sentatives. ALBERT E. HILL, Speaker of the Senate. Approved March 25, 1915. TOM C. RYE, Governor. In the cast of the new American serial, "The Diamond From the Sky," which will be shown every Friday night, will be found such stars as Lottie Pickford, Irving Cum mings, Wm. Russell, Charlotte Bur ton, with the strongest supporting cast ever assembled for a moving picture camera. A TALK WITH A UNION CITY MAN. $1 Pays for The Commercial 1 Year E.P.GMSSOM THE. OLD RELIABLE GROCER -TWO GOOD LINES. Golden Gate Teas and Coffees Chase & Sanborn's Teas and Coffees THE VERY BEST THE WORLD AFFORDS FRESH MEAT MARKET THE BEST Meat, Flour, Sugar, Coffee Everything! All handled in an up-to-date, sanitary manner. No order too large. No order too small. E. P. GRISSOM Phones 204-230 Washington Ave. urnTTrn? Trt TiTWnPTliTa Call for Meeting of Democratic Ex . ecutive, Committee.' '.. . Notice is hereby given that a meeting of the Democratic Executive Committee of Obion County is called to meet on the first Monday in June, 1915, at 1 o'clock p.m., at the court house in Union City, Tenn., for the purpose of transacting such business as may be brought before such com mittee. ., J. L. FRY. Chairman. F. J. SMITH, Sec. YOUR HEALTH. t Don't Endanger It With Calomel. It is generally agreed by experts in this country and Europe that Calomel has a very violent effect on the system. This accounts for the familiar disagree able feeling accompanying a dose, and the weakened condition following it. Liv-Ver-Lax is a harmless vegetable compound that is a mild but effective substitute for calomel. It has all the EFFECTIVENESS, BUT NOT THE EFFECT, of calomel. Its splendid value has brought it into such wide use that in some States it has almost entirely re placed calomel. Just try Liv-Ver-Lax once, and you '11 never use calomel again. Insist on the genuine, bearing the likeuess and sig nature of L. K. Grigsby, which is guar- a n fdnrl tft Diva aatietantinn np ,n nnm. A funded. For sale by Oliver's Red Cross Drugstore. Adv. Good Job Printing a Specialty Here CHARLES WARD UPHOLSTERER High-Class work in Furniture Repairing and Refinishing. First-Class Work Guaranteed. Prompt Service. t Leather Work a Specialty Box Couches Made to Order. Concrete Block, Church Street, first door west of Metcalfe's Laundry 1 Telephone 438. NN31 .'AID NOINfl i 1D31IHDW a OTA VI d H Mr. Brendle, of Cemetery Street, X fcl.LS OF AN INTERESTING .EXPERIENCE. There is nothing like a talk with one of our own citizens for giving LoDe and encouragement to the anxious sufferer from the dread kidney disease. We, therefore, give here an interview with a Union City man: J. H. Brendle, proprietor barber 319 Cemetery street, Union City, says: i uu severe pains across my back which gradually grew worse and I could hardly shave a customer or do anything. On a friend's advice, I began using Doan's Kidney Pills and was cured. I have not had any need of a kidney medicine in three jears." Price 50c, at all dealers. Don't sim ply ask for a kidney remedy get Doan's Kidney Pills the same that Mrs. Brendle had. Foster-Milburn Co " I EAT O UR: 0 mu 1 11E.11U uiiLriv IT'S GOOD t MADE BY DalhnKe's Cafe CALL YOUR GROCER OR Phone 109 3. C. BURDICK Wholesale and Retail Reelfoot Lake and .Mississippi River Fish Game Oysters in Season. New location, East Main Street Phone 185. UNION CITY. TENN DR. JAKE H. PARK DENTIST Office: Room 1, Nailling Building TELEPHONE 136 UNION CITY, TENNESSEE Veterinary Hospital Near Palace Hotel. Calls answered day or night. Dre. Youngblood Graduate Veterinarians. . Telephones Office 22; Residence 207. YOUNGBLOOD'S Day and Night Transfer Near Palace Hotel. Call Phone 22 T. R. Clark, Mgr., Res. 639 Drs. Youngblood, Res. Phone 207. N., C. & St. L. Ry. W . C. & St. L. TIME TABLE, Leave Union City. EAST BOUND No. 5. .7.45 a.m. No. 8 8.05 p.m No. 93.-9.55 p.m. WEST BOUND. No. 92..7.10 a.m. No. 4...12.50 p.m . No. 6 7.52 p.m. W. W. LOVELACE, Agent.