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Caitalization $50,000.00
No. of Shares 500,000 Par Value 10c.
c , . n. R , v Physician, Member State Board of Merchant LEGAL ADVISORS
cashier Uinton Bank Health, President Clinton Bank E. B. SAMUELS R. B. FLATT
R. L. JOHNSON, Vice-President O W 1ACKSON Insurance Broker, Circuit Judge
i , ' ' J Director Clinton Bank L. L. HINDMAN
t Merchant Postmaster r . A..
ED WILLIAMS County Attorney
H. W. WARD, Secretary-Treasurer '. W.D.WARD Retired Merchant BANKERS, CLINTON BANK,
Insurance Agent President First National Bank Director First National Bank Clinton, Ky.
Only a limited number of shares are available at 10c, and those who are putting off until to-morrow the purchasing of shares in
4 ; . the Reliable Reelfoot Lake Oil Co., Inc., are likely to miss the golden opportunity of their lifetime.
The Pennsylvania company have gotten oil in the first and second sands, and are now approaching the third sand, where it is expected that a BIG GUSHER will be
brought in. If you wait until this welcomes in you will have slept too long and missed the chance to buy shares in this company at 10c the chance of a lifetime.
With extremely large holdings and a capitalization of only $50,000.00, if the Famous Reelfoot District proves as productive as geologists and oil experts anticipate, our
shareholders are assured of an immense profit 6n their stock. Stock is subject to advance at any time, "or withdrawal from the market without notice. This will very
likely be our last appeal to the public, as our entire issue will all SURELY BE SUBSCRIBED and the contract let for well No. 1 within a few days.
Cut on this line.
To The Reelfoot Lake Oil Co. Date 1 9 1
Clinton, Ky.
Gentlemen: Number of Shares '
I hereby subscribe for and request-you to allot me shares in the
above named company, for which I accompany this application with the sum of
$ : , being at the rate of per share.
I authorize the Secretary to sign the subscription book for the above shares,
Applicant's Name .
Fill in the application blank below, mail same to the Home Office at Clinton,
accompanied by a sufficient amount to cover the number of shares you desire at
each. Get your name on the subscription book before it is too late.
Leave your application with one of the atiove.
Tribute to Mrs. Jane Dickey.
Recent illness prevented us send
ing the following notes in memory
of our dear friend, "Aunt Jane
Dickey," as we and others called
he. Our sad heart, with many oth
ers, is bowed with grief. Instead of
a costly wreath of flowers, we lay
this tribute upon tne precious nem-
ory of this dear good woman, ine
pleasant association of more than
sixty years present to our recollec
tion her pleasant and affable ways
tn pvervone she met. We feel that
her generous ways, kinds words and
pleasant smiles will ever live as a
sweet immortelle in our brightest
wreath of memory. If she had any
faults they were virtues overgrown.
She was, as many readers of this
remember, the second daughter of
Jacob and Rebecca Foulks, pioneer
settlers in the community of Pleas
ant Hill. Early in life she was
trained to strict habits of industry,
which gave her much pleasure and
helped her to accomplish much in
life. Neatness and industry were
her most charming characteristics.
She attended school in the vicinity
of Pleasant Hill. From a little girl
she grew to womanhood, as happy
and cheerful as the birds that sang
their morning songs in the lovely
shade trees that surrounded her
father's pleasant home. She married
the man of her choice, Mr. James
Bly, thrift, economy and industry.
They raised a family of seven chil
dren to be grown. To the orphan
girl, whom she gave shelter, food
and clothing, she gave the same
measure of care and sympathy as she
.gave her own children.
It was a priceless privilege to have
witnessed and known such a Chris
tian faith as was her's. In the most
real and definite sense, her Saviour
was her friend, her companion and
her confident. Without murmuring
she bore the stress of affliction, being
soothed .and comforted by her dutifui
daughters. God was indeed merci
ful when he called her home called
her gentle spirit from where she suf
fered and endured pain for many
months with wonderful fortitude.
Her beautiful life wrapped in the
sunshine of His love was a living
example of Christlike patience, kind
ness and sympathy; a benediction to
all who had the pleasure of knowing
her and calling her friend.
To her grief-stricken children,
frends and loved ones sympathy is
extended to you from every life she
touched and only those who have
passed under the rod can know and
sympathize. She was an ideal wife,
a perfect home maker. Our hearts
go out to those whom she loved best,
and in the days to come, as in the
lays gone by, may we look to God
as she did, so that when we, too,
cross over the river our lives will
shine as stars by night to deck life's
desert drear with spots of paradise.
In conclusion, we say that if all
who loved her were to plant a flow
er on her grave she would forever
rest under a wilderness of beautiful
flowers. If she could speak back to
us this evening and whisper and say
"don't grieve for me, friends dear
and children sweet, we will meet
'ere long at Jesus' feet."
MRS. W. S. Long.
Did you ever see finer weather?
The farmers are all busy One good
thing, you never hear politics dis
Jim Rice has moved from near
Woodland to the Walter McDaniel
Alton Maupin, a progressive Luke
Lea farmer, carried off a fine load
of hogs Monday.
Joe Vaught and Frank Powell
have secured the contract to build
a bungalow for Uncle Bob Adams
About a quarter of a mile from
where I am writing this, over in
District Number Two, the contract
ors are building a fifteen-foot con
crete bridge over a little branch that
I can step across. I suppose that is
what you would call "frenzied fi
Doris Roberts went out to Wood
land Monday and brought back a
load of negroes to pick peas. A
negro can pick but he generally
picks a banjo or a chicken.
The protracted meeting at Anti-
och has been postponed until the
first Sunday in November.
Charley Jones and family spent
several days in Kentucky last week
visiting relatives and also attended
a dinner given in honor of his broth
er, Sam Jones, fiftieth birthday.
Rev. N. M. Stigler preached at
Mount Olive the fourth Sunday. Rev,
Stigler is a graduate of Hall-Moody
and principal of Bradford High
School, and is a fine young preach
er. '
Sam Hampton has a new Ford
and he is proceeding to burn up the
pikes that lead from "heavenly"
Crystal to all noted points.
Uncle Dave Cummings tells us
that Brother Charley Goff, who had
been making sorghum molasses for
several days in the same suit of
clothes, took a chew of tobacco,
crossed his legs and stuck. He was
found about night but, could not
move. I ne cnnaren proceeaea 10
heat water and unglued him. The
last account his condition was nor
A valuable dressing for flesh wound?,
bums, scalds, old sores, rash, chafed
MEXT. It is both healing and anti
septic. Price 25c, 50c and $1.00 per
bottle. Sold by Oliver's Red Cross
Drug Store. Adv.
Martin, Tenn., Oct. 4. After
electing Mrs. Mary P. Bang presi
dent, and the selection of Nashville
as the next meeting place, the State
convention of the W. C. T. U. ad
journed ' to-night. The decision to
meet in Nashville was reached after
invitations from Mayor Ewing and
the secretary of the Nashville Com
mercial Club had been read to the
The night session of the conven
tion was opened by singing "Ameri
Ex-Governor Patterson was sched
uled to speak at 7 o'clock to-night,
but delayed the beginning of his ad
dress until 8:30 o'clock.
When the delegates gathered to
night Rev. H. B. Terry offered the
opening prayer. A musical program
was carried out, the participants be
ing W. N. Estes, Otis Parish and E
M. Bartlett.
Representatives of the various
unions told of gains made during the
Mrs. Mary P. Bang, president,
Nashville; Mrs. Lillie A. Welch, vice-
president, Sparta; Mrs. Estelle M.
Knox, corresponding secretary; Mrs.
Minnie K. Gilbert, recording secre
tary, Huntingdon; Mrs. Elizabeth D.
Collins, treasurer.
Don't Wait 'till It's Too Late Fol
low the Example of a Union
s City Citizen.
Rescue the aching back.
If it keep3 on aching, trouble may
Often it indicates kidney weakness.
If, you neglect the kidneys' warning,
Look out for urinary disorders.
This Union City citizen will show you
how to go to the rescue.
Mrs. T. B. Reeves, 102 West Lee
street, Union City, says: About two
years ago I began to notice symptoms
of iidney complaint. First my back
ached so badly that I couldn't stoop,
and the pain seemed to be more severe
in my left side. I often saw dark ob
jects before my eyes. I began using
Doan's Kidney Puis and was well
pleased witb the results. My back
stopped aching and the kidney disord
ers disappeared."
Price 50c, at all dealers. Don't sim
ply ask for a kidney remedy get
Doan's Kidney Pills the same that
Mrs. Reeves had. Foster-Milburn Co.,
Props., Buffalo, N. Y. Adv.
David Gray Byrn.
Last Sunday night at 11 o'clock
D. G. Byrn breathed his last and
Obion County lost one of her best,
her oldest and most highly respected
The subject of this sketch was
born in Dickson County, Tennesse,
May 30, 1832, being 83 years, 4
months and 5 days old at the time of
his death. In 1862 he was married
to Miss Francis Gorin. At the be
ginning 'of the war between the
States he joined the Confederate
forces and was a brave and good
soldier, as fearless as ever took up
arms in defense of his country. He
was a member of Forrest's Cavalry,
was captured at Fort Donaldson and
placed in prison at Rock Island
where he remained for seventeen
In 1870 Mr. and Mrs. Byrn moved
to Obion County, where Mrs. , Byrn
died some years ago. When quite
a young boy he became a Christian
and joined the Methodist Church
South and lived a good, clean life
and enjoyed the esteem and respect
and good will of all his neighbors
and acquaintances. He was quiet
and unassuming, but liberal and
charitable and broad in his views
an ideal citizen always. He belonged
to the Masonic lodge. He leaves
five children, all grown, two sons
and three daughters, Mrs. Beatrice
Latimer, of Waukesha, Wis., Miss
Sallie Byrn and Samuel Byrn, of this
county, William Byrn, of Belleview,
Montgomery Byrn, of Thurman, Ark
The "funeral was conducted at the
home at Pleasant Valley Tuesday
morning at 10 o'clock by Rev. H. A,
Butts and the remains interred at
the City Cemetery in presence of a
large number of friends and neigh
Peace to his ashes.
Medicine or Food.
You bave bought the bulky stock
food and given to your stock as a med
icine. Why not buy only the medicine
and furnish your own food? The med
icine will be much more certain. In
fact, B. A.Thomas' Stock. Remedy is
so certain to give the right results that
we sell it on the money back plan. If
it doesn't straighten up your horse or
cow or sbeep, we give your money back.
For sale by Frank C. Wehman. Adv.
Cattle Raising in the South.
Planters in the South, who only
recently have gotten away from the
ancient idea that only cotton and
cane could be raised in the sandy
soil, are now branching out into the
cattle-raising industry. Planters,
fearing the inroads of the boll wee
vil and the uncertainty of the cot
ton market, have started out to se
cure the type of steer which will be
hardy enough to thrive on the herb
age of Mississippi and Georgia and
at the same time prove marketable
in competition with the products of
Texas and other cattleraising States
Many of the planters have tried
buying yearlings in Texas and pay
ing high prices for them. With the
added cost of freight and foodstuffs:
thru the winter little profit has been
left for the experimenters.. Those
who have gone in for breeding their
own cattle in the hope of getting a
product which will prove profitable
have tried importing their cows and
bulls. The offsprings failed to
prove good enough "rustlers" to
thrive on the scant herbage.
One planter in Southern Georgia
believes that he has secured the so
lution for the Southerners. He
crossed the strains of the Shorthorn
bull with that of the native cow.
The offspring inherited from the
mother the "rustling" qualities and
from the sire size and sightliness
If this plan proves successful thou
sands of acres of soil which has
never been tilled may be utilized for
The Georgian who secured this
cross of Shorthorn with the native
cow worked along the old plan
whereby the hog-raisers many years
ago crossed the noted Thinrind with
other strains until the product had
nothing left of the Thinrind except
his habits. Using this example, it
may be possible for the planters in
the South to produce a steer which
will thrive on the native herbage
and at the same time be raised more
cheaply than in other States.
Since it has been found that good
crops of corn can be raised in the
sandy soil many silos are being built,
in Northern Mississippi. With
good ensilage and a type of steer
which is a "rustler" there are no
reasons why the South should not
forge toward the front in the cattle
raising industry. Courier-Journal.
Soldiers at Memphis.
Obion County Confederate soldiers
returned from Hornbeak, where the
county reunion was held, and left
Monday and Tuesday for Memphis
where the State reunion was held
Tuesday and Wednesday.
Coal Coke Wood Call Tel. 150.
Revival at Pleasant Valley.
Rev. H. A. Butts, the popular pas
tor, is conducting a series of revival
meetings at the Pleasant Valley M.
E. Church this week. He is a strong
preacher and is delivering some
splendid sermons. Prof. Thompson,
a young musician from Water Val
ley, Ky., has charge of the choir and
is furnishing good music. All are
invited to attend.
Webb Speaks for Lea.
Nashville, Tenn., Oct. 3. Senator
W. R. Webb will speak in Franklin
to-morrow afternoon in behalf of
Senator Lea's candidacy for re-election
to the United States Senate. He
was invited to Williamson County
by a number of prominent citizens
of that county.
Notice of Sale.
On Wednesday. Oct. 13, 1915, I
will offer for sale to the highest and
best bidder my farm of 20 acres,
well improved, good house and barn,
plenty fruit, running water in the
dryest weather. , Located five miles
west of Union City, half mile south
of Sander's Chapel M. E. Church,
half mile north of Beech C. P.
Church and school, on mail route
No. 2. In connection with this I
will offer the crop and pasture on
the farm that I have recently sold.
The crop consistes of 40 acres corn
and peas, 40 acres clover and grass.
Will afford good pasture till the first
of January, 1916.
Also will sell pair work mules, two
one-year-old mules, one three-year-old
horse, farming implements, two
wagons as good as new, one one-
horse surry and other things too
numerous to mention.
Sale will be held at my home
place, five miles west of Union City.
in the Tenth Civil District. Sale
will begin at 10 o'clock a. m. Bar
becued meat and coffee served on the
ground. , To those who are interest
ed, I would take pleasure in show
ing you any time from now till day
of sale. Must sell to take care of
my health and get moved before bad
weather. Respectfully;
Union City, Tenn., Route 2.

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