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Marshall & Baird, Union City. Ten; Entered at the port office t Union City. Ten aeaaee. a second-clam mail matter. FRIDAY, JULY 12. 1918. 2T0TICE TO REGISTRANTS Helative to Reclassification on Ac count of Nonuseful Occupation. There has this day been mailed to or served upon the registrants whose names are listed below a notice di recting that the said registrants ap pear in accordance with Sections 121 B and 121 C, S. S. R., before this Local Board on the 17th day of July, 1918, at 9 o'clock a. m., for the pur pose of presenting such evidence by affidavit or otherwise bearing on the reasons for their nonemployment in a productive occupation or employ ment as they may care to submit. This July 10, 1918. C. W. MILES, JR., Member of Local Board. Charles Clyde Albright, Obion. Edward Austin, Elbridge, R. 1. Henderson Barksdale, Union City. Finis Bram (col.), Fulton, Ky. James Barham, Fulton, Ky., R. 6. John Bright, Troy. Alvin Austin Crowder, Troy. Avrle B. Coble, Union City. XVill Chairs (col.), Fulton, Ky. Andrew Cross (col.), Union City, R. 8. Clarence Everett Dean, Obion. Lexie Paul Downing, Hornbeak. Wm. Joseph Edwards, Union City, R.4. Vergie B. Forrester! Troy. George Wm. Freeman, Kenton. Wade Fowlkcs, Union City. Ben Gardner (col.), Fulton, Ky. Benjamin Fulton Howard, Union "City. Lcland Stanford Harding, Troy. Jimmie Hayes (col.), Fulton, Ky. Abe Robert Jolly, Fulton, Ky. Robert Aioscs Marshall, Union City. Lou Ammon Moffett, Troy. George Mitchell (col.), Fulton. Billie McFadden, Fulton, Ky. Robert Emmett McGowcn, Troy. Isaac Carter Neoly, Obion. Tullie E. Owens, Fulton. Fonzo Murray Pigg, Elbridge. Herbert Bentley Rowdcn, Obion. Jess Simpson (col.), Union City. William Jerry Stim, Pierce. Herman D. Stanfleld, Union City. Gus Tubbs, Memphi3. Jessie J. Thompson, Kenton. Claud Lee Woody, Rives. ' Roy Aubrey Vincent, Union City. JEzra O. Vance, Fulton. Alsey Hotchkiss Young, Memphis. Walker L. Martin, Union City. -Mose Ward, Hickman, R. 2. Soldier Boys Go to Camp. The following is a list of the sev enteen colored men called for en trainment on the 16th of July at 2:55 p. m., over N., C. & St. L. Ry. These men will be sent to Camp Sherman, Ohio, under Call No. 833: Oscar Wm. Adams, Saltillo, Miss. Frank Brown, Fulton, Ky. James Burton, R. 5, Kenton. Besherman Brown, Troy. Lewis Harvey Bright, Troy. ' Walter Crews, Martin. Harry Coaty, R. 4, Union City. Henry Gray, Union City. Clint Hicks, Tyler, Mo.' Carlus Mitchell, Fulton, Ky. John Thomas Milner, Fulton, Ky. Herman Mathis, R. 2, Hickman. Lee Nash, Union City. Frank Simpson, Obion. Ural Smith, Rives. John Valentine, Union City. Beatrice Randle, Savage, Miss. The following is a list of sixteen vrhite men called for entrainment on the 17th of July at 3:51 a. m. over the M. & O. Ry. These men will be sent to Camp Shelby, Miss., under Call No. 794: Fred B. Cloys, Union City. James Hubert Fields, Hickman, H. 1. Joe Norman Hailey, Rives. Joe Ingram, Hornbeak, R. 1. James Harrison Jarrett, R. 2, Un ion City. Curtis Lester Keith, R. 2, Cross -Plains, Tenn. Wm. Charles Lltchford, Troy, R. 2. Roy Charles Mithcell, Hadley Bend, Tenn. Charles Augustus Roberts, Trim ale. , Alvie Esle Reed, Kenton, R. 5. ;Willie Staggs, Elbridge. Johnnie Henry Wheeler, Hickman, .B. 2. Sylvester C. Belt, Mayfield, Ky. ; - Clarence Sutberry, Pierce. , Tom Sherman Damron, McConnell. Joel Edward Stewart, Elbridge. The Joint resolution authorizing ' the President to take over and op erate until the end of the war all telegraph, telephone, cable and radio systems in the United States was passed by the House. The vote was 221 to 4. Home People for Him. It is a matter of frequent comment among the friends and supporters of Judge Roberts that no man ever of fered for an office in Tennessee who had behind his candidacy such an active, hearty and unanimous sup port as his home people are giving him in his race for Governor. In the counties comprising Judge Roberts' chancery division where he has held court and where he is best known, and also in the adjoining counties, especially those in the Fourth Con gressional District, his majorities will undoubtedly be the biggest ever given a candidate for a State office. We have recently been in a number of these counties and we have taken the pains to obtain information from reliable sources in the other counties and the news is the same from all of them. "Solid for Roberts." Take this (Smith) county as an example. With a democratic strength of 2,500 Judge Roberts will easily get 95 per cent of the entire vote cast, and some say 99 per cent. And this rule will hold good in most of the other counties. There are about 16,000 democratic votes in the fourteen counties of this chancery division, and no well informed person would estimate Roberts' majority at less than 12,000. In Sumner, Wilson and Rhea, counties not in this chan eery division, but in the Fourth Con gressionar District, his majorities will be overwhelming, so that in the 17 counties it would be safe and con servative to say that Roberts will receive over both opponents about 16,000 majority in these counties Advices from Overton, Putnam, White, Cannon, DeKalb, Clay, Jack son and all the rest indicate that the people are practically a unit for Roberts. These figures may seem extravagant to those not knowing the facts but any well informed man in this section of the State will readily verify them. This situation is most gratifying to Judge Roberts' friends and the figures speak vol umes in his behalf. Carthage Courier. Tomato Crop Profitable. Tomato growers in Obion County are receiving very large returns for their crops. It is stated that toma toes are bringing about three dollars per bushel net. About thirty grow ers v are shipping early tomatoes. Three cars were shipped this week, loaded 600 crates to car. In addi tion there have been some local ship ments. With a good season the' to mato crop this year will bring re turns of f 1,000 per acre gross. The Tennessee tomato varieties bring the best market prices. Coble & Atkins, shippers in Union City, tell us that the Obion tomato is bringing better prices than those from Gibson County. They are bringing top prices, and the shippers are pleased with the results. For Y. M. C. A. Work. The application of a number of Tcnnesseans for various branches of army Y. M. C. A. work, both at home and overseas, have been approved at the headquarters office in New York City, according to a communication received by Prof. F. M. Massey, who is in charge of the recruiting work of the Y. M. C. A. in Nashville. The following are those most re cently accepted: William Walker Vaughn, Chatta nooga; Walter A. Roberts, Franklin; William N. Tippins, Nashville; F. E. Clausel, St. Elmo; F. E. Colville, Chattanooga; Dr. E. L. Grace, Chat tanooga; Charles M. Kelley, Chatta nooga; William K. Klyce, Browns ville; W. A. Ripley, Y. M. C. A. Mem phis; O. S. Warren, Springfield; W. G. Smythe, Knoxville; W. M. White, Memphis; O. T. Walters, Lookout Mountain; J. D. Kincannon, Savan nah; J. E. Galbreath, Chattanooga; Stephen Dbuglass, Chattanooga; B. M. Strickland, Memphis. Arthur C. Nute, Union City; A. B. Adams, Nashville, and James W. Winkler, Memphis, have been ac cepted for home camp wprk and or dered to report at Blue Ridge, N. C. A. P. White, Vanderbilt University, has been placed on the reserve list for work in the United States camps. The Merchant Marine. H. M. Oliver, First street druggist, recently appointed recruiting agent for the U. S. Shipping Board to en roll young men in Obion County for service in the Merchant Marine, has received - and executed his official oath of office. He will use his store as a recruiting station, and will "sign on" husky young Americans between 21 and 30 for training on a squadron of school ships maintained by the Shipping Board. The train ing is preliminary, to service on mer chant vesselsTor the duration of the war, and the men enrolled for it, are exempted from the draft. There is joy in a Victrola with, your favorite records. Call Harpole Walker Furniture Co. - PUBLIC m II lilt We will sell at the Fair Grounds in - Union City, Tenn., on Saturday, July 20. 1918 Sale to begin at 2:00 Head of Registered and High Grade Holstein Cows & Heifers There will be in this sale some of the best milk and butter cows that we have ever offered at auction. The two fine cows, Duchess of Springvale Pieterje 2nd, No. 187425, with a heifer calf by side, and Piebe Korndyke Fobes, No. 220151, that will freshen in August. Her last year's heifer calf will be sold in this sale. , This is a pair of great cows and would be a good founda tion for a herd starter. About one-half of these cows are fresh now, with calves by side. Balance will be fresh soon. They are all good, young, sound cows, and mnst be as rep resented on day of sale. These cattle will be at the Fair Grounds for two days before day of sale. Come look them over and try them for yourself before you buy. Don't forget the date Saturday, July 20, at 2 o'clock p. m. Now, if you need a cow, don't fail to attend this sale, for we have got the kind that will suit. ,Terms made known on day of sale. CROCKER & FREESH, Owners. J. Q. SAUNDERS, Auctioneer. From France. (To Hettie Osburn.)' At evening when twilight is falling, And birds to their nests have flown Tis then to you, dear, I am calling Calling you, darling, alone. The days seems so dreary without you.-. m,,. Without a fond glance from your eye, And the evenings are long and lone- y some. When I am not thero by your side. I fancy each night I can see you Over here midst the battle's din, And my soul breathes a prayer of gladness. For I have joined the side that must win. The side that is right and true, dear, And right always win3 in the end; And then my heart grows as peaceful As the waves of love I send. Thoughts that I hope will inspire you With happiness and strength each day, " And when thelast battle is over Hornet dear love, to you I come to stay. VALON W. GLOVER. Medical Dept. Camp Devcns, Mass. Seeds of Valor. Thru the New -,York Advertiser come dispatches connected with the American troops south of Amiens in France, and among the heroes of Catigny accorded praise for deeds of valor is Sergeant Ralph M. Quinn, of Union City, Tenn., and the Uni versity of Virginia, who supervised the loading of those wounded at an advanced station, which was con stantly shelled by gas, high explo sives and shrapnel, refusing relief until the task was dono. Certainly the Union City friends are very proud of the home boys, who are giving a glorious account of them selves. - . Everybody, Can Help. Every man, woman and child in America can help win the war. Every man, woman and child who buys a Liberty Bond or a War Savings Stamp does something toward win ning the war, enlists in one division of national service, supporting the Government, and backing up our fighting men in Franco end on the seas. , -5 . , ' o'clock P. M. Sharp Obion County Medical Society. . The Obion County Medical Society met in regular session at Hornbeak Tuesday, July 9. The following were there: Dr. Hibbitt3, president; Dr. Adkerson, Dr. Marshall, Dr. Adams, Dr. Jordan and Dr. Carlton, and as visitors, Dr. Joo Hibbitts, Mrs. Adkerson and Mrs. Carlton. A very Interesting meeting was held and it was decided to meet with the members at Obion on September 10. Stop, Look and listen. Stop! Recall how the brave Rus sian armies were defeated for lack of guns, munitions and supplies. The Germans laughed at the Russian Government's failure to stand by its fighting men. Let them have no such mirth at our expense! Give our Government the support of our people, our resources, and our mon ey, so that it can arm, equip, supply, and maintain our fighting men at the very highest point of efficiency! Look at the war map and sea what absolute devotion of a nation's re sources to military purposes has ac complished for the enemy! Increase production and lend money to the United States, so that our support of our fighting forces will equal if not surpass that of Germany! It Is better to spend our money that way than in paying Germany's war bills. Listen to the call of duty and pa triotism, .and economize! Do your utmost in every way to win the war by increased production, by de creased consumption, and by lending to the Government. Let nonessen tials go; make sacrifices! How lit tle and inconsequent they are com pared with the great purpose they help attain! How well worth mak ing they will appear when our troops come home victorious victorious by their own courage and ability, back ed by the unselfish whole-hearted support of their Nation. Card of Thanks. We wi3h to express our sincere thanks to . each and everyone of our friends and neighbors for the many acts of kindness shown us at the death of our dear husband and fath- Per. May the richest blessings of Goff rest upon each of them is our prayer. Mrs. J. C. Taylor and Family. A Financier. "Did you tell Tommy he mustn't ask visitors for money?" ."Yes, but I notice ho leaves his bank ostentatiously In the parlor." THOUSANDS FLOCK TO - SCENE OF CATASTROPHE Because somebody blundered, at least 121 persons wore killed and fifty-seven injured shortly after 7 o'clock on Tuesday morning, when Nashville, Chattanooga & St. Louis Railway passenger trains No. 1 from Memphis and No. 4 from Nash vine crashed head-on together just around the sharp, ' steep-graded curve at Dutchman's Bend, about five miles from the city near the Harding road. Both engines reared and fell on either side of the track, unrecog nizable masses of twisted Iron and steel, while the fearful impact of the blow drove the express car of the north-bound train thru the flimsy wooden coaches loaded with human freight, telescoped the smoking car in front and piling high in air the two cars behind it, both packed to the aisles with negroes en -route to the powder plant and some, 150 other regular passengers. Just where lies the blame, it is im possible now to say. Officials of the road are silent. But one of three things is reasonably sure that the engineer of No. 4 was given wrong instructions, ran by his signal, or overlooked the schedule on which he was supposed to run. That he knew the Memphis train to be a little late, leads to the conjecture that he was attempting to reach the switch at Harding station, a short distance be yond the scene of the wreck, before the inbound train arrived at that point. Nashville Tennessean. Cemetery Meeting. A meeting was held in Union City at the residence of Mrs. Anna B. Morgan on July 6 for the purpose of organizing an East View Associa tion. The object of this association is to take charge of and keep in order East View Cemetery. The following named ladies were present and became members of the association: Mrs. Ansclmo Harris, Mrs. W. M. Nailling, Mrs. R. H. Driskill, Miss Birdie Waddell, Mrs. Chas. Reiser, Mrs. J. A. Prieto, Mrs. A. B. Coble, Mrs. J. L. Mott, Mrs. Mary Semones, Miss Annie Little, Mrs. Spencer Thompson, Mrs. Chas. Dietzel, Mrs. W. J. McCoy, Mrs. B. F. Beckham, Mrs. J. A. Coble, Mrs. Conrad Dahnke, Mrs. R. L. Andrews. Mrs. Anna B. Morgan called the meeting to order. On motion Mrs. Anselmo Harris was made president, Mrs. W. M. Nailling vice president, Mrs. R. H. Driskill second vice presi dent, Miss Birdie Waddell secretary, Mrs. Chas. Reiser assistant secre tary, Mrs. J. A. Prieto treasurer, Mrs. A. B. Coble assistant treasurer. Publicity committee, Miss Rosa Sul livan. It was represented at this meeting that there are three hundred and sixty lots in the cemetery. On mo tion it was ordered that each lot owner be assessed two dollars per annum for the purpose of raising a fund for putting the cemetery in good condition and so keeping it. On motion it was further ordered that the sum of not more than three hundred and fifty dollars be allowed and paid when collected and due to a suitable person who will undertake the work of putting the cemetery in order and keeping it in -such condi tion during the year. On motion the meeting then ad journed to meet with Mrs. W. M. Nailling Wednesday, July 10. BIRDIE WADDELL, Sec. if Death of Mrs. Mollie Gatlin. Mrs. Mollie Gatlin was born in Williamson County Oct. 15, 1851, and died here, where Bhe has lived for forty-seven years, Monday, July 8, 1918. Mrs. Gatlin -was married to Wil liam Gatlin July 16, 1868. She is survived by her husband and a large number of relatives. She was for forty years a member of the Chris tian Church and known as a woman of Christian character and personal worth. Services were conducted by Rev. J. R. Oliver at the residence Wednes day, the 10th inst., interment fol lowing at East View Cemetery. Mrs. " A. D. Barnes, Mrs. Frank Barnes, and Mrs. Fred Hansom, of Jackson, were present to attend the funeral. Mutual Entertainment. I like to travel to the Zoo And all the critters greet. To wander there an hour or two Affords me quite a treat. My staring visage, Judgc3 aay, Is quite a' comic gem. I like the beasts, and by the way, I may be fun for them. Not Pleasant. "This bowing to the inevitable " "Yes?" "Is a social function , that most of ua don't caro for, something like meeting a note." Our Wounded. Perhaps none of the various uses to which the proceeds of the Liberty Loan are to be devoted appeals more strongly to the American people than the rehabilitation and reedu cation of our wounded men. To teach these men. to train and fit them for useful and gainful occupa tional when by reason Y)f loss of sight or limbs or other -injuries they are rendered unable to pursue ordinary vocations, is a work in which every American has a heartfelt interest. Compensation will be allowed them and family allowances will be paid their-fanwlics as if they were in actual service while they are taking the training, and every method known to science will be used to re store our wounded men to health and usefulness. This work has been delegated by Congress to the Federal Board for Vocational Education. Tho board publishes at Washington a monthly bulletin, dealing with it3 work, call ed The Vocational Summary, which will be sent free to anyone upon request. Soldier Insurance. Secretary McAdoo has called upon all local draft boards to acquaint drafted men with the, provisions of the soldier-insurance law and to urge every drafted man to take out this insurance. The boards have been furnished with literature to aid them in this educational work. The law affording insurance to our fighting forces has well been called the most just and humane provision ever made by a nation for its soldiers and sailors. The Government and the American people recognize the justice of affording this protection to the men who risk their lives for their country and to their families and dependents at home. It is only just to themselves and to their fami lies and dependents that our fighting men avail themselves of this oppor tunity. Every American enlisted should take out this insurance and carry with him into danger the heartening knowledge that whatever happens, himself and his dependents are pro tected by his Government. Executor's Notice. Having qualified a3 executor of the will of the late Rev. A. I. Owen, this is to notify all persons holding claims against said estate to file them with me, properly authenticated as the law directs, on or beforo Septem ber 14, 1918, or they will be forever barred, inboth law and equity- All parties owing said estate are hereby notified to make settlement with me at once. ABE OWEN, Executor of the estate of Rev. . A. I. Owen, deceased. 14-4t McRenzie, Tenn., June 14, 1918. Administrator's Notice. Having qualified as administrator of the estate of H. W. Cunningham, deceased, all parties indebted to his estate are hereby notified to make payment at Bank of Elbridge. All creditors are also notified to file their claims, duly sworn to before a mag istrate or notary public, with us on or before the 15th day of October, 1918, or the same will be forever barred both' lm law and equity. This June 14, 1918. .13-4t N. I. MANLY, Administrator. Non-Resident Publication. To Roberta Brown-Ligon, Robert Ligon, S. B. Brown and L. D. Brown: In the County Court of Obion Coun ty, Tennessee, in the cause of Jack Brown et al. vs. Roberta Brown Ligon et als. In this cause, it appearing from the bill, which is sworn to, that Roberta Brown-Ligon, Robert Ligon, S. B. Brown and L. D. Brown, de fendants in the above styled cause, are non-residents of the State of Tennessee; they are therefore here by required to appear on or before the first .Monday In August, 1918, before the Clerk of said court at his office in Union City, Tennessee, and make defense to the bill filed against them in this cause, or otherwise said bill will be taken as confessed. It is further ordered that this notice be published for four consecutive weeks in The Commercial, a weekly news paper published at Union City, Ten nessee. . 13-4t This June 14, 1918. C. S. TALLEY, Clerk. W. M. Miles, Sol. for Petitioners. Union City and Hickman TAXI-CAB LINE CARS LEAVE. HOTEL Hotel 7.30 a.m. Hickman. 7.30 p.m. Cars in Service from Hickman to Fulton Daily. Rates $1.00 each" way. Trip made anywhere from Hickman during the day. Special rate for Sunday trips. ' Phone Union City 560-J. C. H. PATE.