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LOSING ON RAILROADS. (Chain Usco' TTENTIOM FAR1ERS Are you behind with your farm work? The Cleveland Tractor solves your problem. You can run it night and day when neccessary. Does the labor shortage affect you? v The Cleveland Tractor solves your problem. The Cleveland Tractor, laying its own track on the soft plowed ground, pulls a large double disc harrow, with a double pulverizer behind the harrow, making a perfect seed bed. Messrs. Brantley and Gray are grading the roads in the 7th District with a Cleveland Tractor in addition to their farm work. You can call them up over Home Phone 177-2. If you want to know how the Cleveland Tractor has been performing, write Mr. A. D. Bruce, Fulton, Ky., R. F. D. No. 3, or you can call him over the Home phone at Dukedom. Mr. Bruce has used a Cleveland for more than a year. I carry a complete line of Tractor Plows, Disc Har rows, Pulverizers, and Cleveland Tractors in stock at Union City. Come to see me, telephone or write me for catalog at the Overland Garage.. Smyth G.AlIeE Telephoned UNION CITY, TENN. Home-Coining Dinner. At the home of Mr. and Mrs. L. J. Gray Thursday, May 1, relatives and friends gathered witn well filled baskets to spread dinner in honor of their sons, R.D. and Charles, who have Just .returned from Fiance. They were welcomed home with a very generous reception. There were two faces that the hoys railed to meet. One the infant son, C. D., that pass ed away last June and an older brother who is still in France. These boys were in some of the hardest bat tles and helped to break the Hin denburg line. They were both wcund- At 19 riinmtr vdh nnrpflri with the most tempting and delightful array of good things to eat. Those present were: Mr. and Mrs. L. J. Gray and family, Mrs. S. A. Brown, Mr. and Mrs. E. L, Hardy and son, Mr. -and Mrs. T. C. Hamilton and daughter, Mr. and Mrs. Porter Par nell, Mr. and Mrs. John rayne and daughter, Mr. and Mrs. J. W. Latta, son and daughter, Mr. and Mrs. T. H. Cheatham and daughter, Mr. and Mrs. W. 1. Woodfin and four chil dren, Mr. and Mrs. H. H. Verhine, Mrs. B. H. Hubbs and two daughters, Mr. and Mrs. E. E. Jonakin, Mr. and Mrs. Hardin Olive, Mr. and Mrs. Ed Reese and family, Mr. and Mrs. J. B. Woodfin and two sons, G. W. Evans, Mrs. Adkerson and two daugh ters, Mrs. Gardner and two daugh ters, C. H.. Bratton, Mrs. Clifford Rives and son, Mr. and Mrs. Chas. Hickman and daughter. Miss Georgie Ellison, Harold Duncan and Joe Jonakin. One Who Was Present. New Ridel Paige Cars Best for the Money on the Market. rr-rniii . . w 1 1 mi i , 1 1 n i j i The car giving you one hundred per cent ser vice, and the greatest mileage and durability. Modernly equipped and the most beautiful car in America. Call and look them over and let us give you a demonstration. We are located at the corner of Second and Churclv streets with the John son Transfer Co. Hermam Dietzel, Jr., and Clarence Johnson Telephone No. 10. -J Operating Dificit for Fast 3 Months $192,000,000. WASHINGTON, lay 6. Director-) General Hines in a discussion of re cent railroad earnings to-night dis closed that: The goTernment's deficit in operat ing the railroads for the first three months this year, or the difference between net earnings and one-fourth of the guaranteed annua compensa tion, was about $192,000,000 for all roads .uuder federal management. The government's loss ror 1919 was $226,000,000. The entire government loss incurr ed in 15' months of federal operation was $418,000,000'. Marked reduction of freight traffic, .under records of similar periods of the last two years were responsible for the bad financial showing, and conditions in April, though not yet reported fully, show no promise of improvement. Despite the big government defi cits, the tlirector-general does not contemplate any general increase in the level of rates, but prefers to a walt restoration of normal business conditions. ' " The government also incurred a deficit of about $14,540,000 in eight months' operation of the American Railway Express Company, the con solidated express corporation up to March 1, 1919. "The present unfavorable results naturally lead to - agitation of the question whether there ought to be an increase of rates," said Mr. Hines in his statement. "My own judgment is that the present conditions arc too abnormal to serve as a basis for any general change in the level of rates, and that it is preferable to defer ac tion on that subject until there shall have been a fuller opportunity to get a more reliable and possibly a more normal measure of the conditions, meanwhile resorting to every prac ticable economy, studying the situa tion with the greatest care, and keep ing the public fully informed as to developments." i y A Matter of Estimates. The deficit of $192,000,000 incurr ed by the government in January, February and March, as figured by Mr. Hines, greatly exceeded the esti mate made public earlier in the day by the bureau of railway economics, because Mr. Hines calculated the guaranteed compensation for ' the three months at three-twelfths of the annual compensation.. The bureau of railway economics calculated each onth's share on the basis of the average for that month. in the three pre-war years. The railroad admin istration also included small roads, not Included in the so-called class one, which are under government control, and also expenses of the central administration and cost of operating inland waterways. Mr. Hines explained that his sys tem of calculating tenKd to show the railroad administration's position rather at a disadvantage for the first threo months, but added: "Still it seems preferable to charge a full one-twelfth of the rental into each of these months rather than run the risk oi an impression arising that there is any disposition to under state the actual results. "To a large extent the unfavorable results for January, February "and March are due to the fact that busi ness has fallen off and that expenses could not be correspondingly read Justed so that the I033 largely arises in connection with the period of re adjustment through which the coun try ia going. Industrial enterprises generally have suffered embarrass ment on account of the fact that busi ness has been curtailed so much more rapidly than expense could be cur- A Good Tire Year 1 mm nk -m. 11 v mm i ip 1 ii m. m w a in 1 ia n ia a n la ta.- WIS 'PraBP. mmmbii n wirum D in . ... 1 Mm ipllMI If' jiff .. You have doubtless noticed the growing preponderance of Unitetftates Tires. Every one is asking for tires of known value and proved dependability. And that is precisely what United States Tires represent in the minds of motorists here and everywhere. The idea back of United States Tires to build good tires the best tires that can be built, is appealing to rapidly growing numbers. f We can provide you with United States Tires to meet and meet exactly your indi vidual needs. United States Tires are Good Tires R. FORRESTER. O. C. WILLIAMS Hornbeak. O. C. WILLIAMS Obion. possible to make any confident state ment as to the results of railroad op erations for tho remainder of this calendar year. "It is my policy to give the public facts and, where the inference to be drawn is doubtful, to resolve the doubt in such ways as to avoid the risk of making a statement more fa vorable than tho ultimate facts will Justify." SALEM. Rev. G. W. Evans filled his regular appointment1 at this place last Sun day afternoon at 3:30 o'clock with a large attendance present. Mr. Pep per being present gave a lecture on our Missionary Work. Quartly meeting will be held at tjjis place the third Saturday and Sunday in this month. AH members are invited to be present. Mr. Ben Scott, formerly of Miss issippi, who has been in the army service for several months, is visiting relatives and friends in this commu nity. Th e little son and daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Will Prudett, Verman and Virginia urn fthspnt front school tailed. The railroad business is probtn,8 week on account of chlcken pox. ably in its nature less elastic than any other business and shows more unfavorably the embarrassment of, re adjustment. - ' Trying to Readjust Cost3. " "The entire railroad organization has been and is working most earn estly to readjust these costs to meet the present conditions, but the .nature .of the railroad business whether un der private or public control is such that to a very largo extent it is im possible to offset loss in business by a corresponding reduction in costs. On the other hand when there shajl bo"a substantial increase in business the revenue therefrom will be largely reflected in the net because the Costs will not be correspondingly increas ed. It is believed that the improve ment will' be considerably emphasiz ed by the reason of the fact that maintenance work has been carried forward during the favorable weather cf January, February ana March on a liberal basis despite unfavorable .business and this should be reflected in a saving in maintenance costs later in tho year. "In the midst of the present period of post-war readjustment it is im- Mrs. Mary Logan, who underwent DOCTOR SAYS 7 VINOL IS THE BEST TONIC Honest Opinion Doctor Gave His Patient Bedford, Ohio. "I was in a pitiful condition, .weak, nervous and run down so I could not do my housework. I had doctored for years and tried everything under the sun. A friend told me about VinoL I asked my doctor about it, and he replied, 'It certainly is the best medicine that czn he had today. I couldn't give you any better.' I took it, and today I am as well and strong as any woman could wish to be, and it was Vinol that saved me." Mrs. Frank A. Hor key, Ash St, Bedford, Ohio. 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C, for eighteen months in goverment service, has re ujBejftpjne with an honorable dis charge; -He was a visitor among rel atives in this community a few days this week. ThwSunday guests of Mr. and Mrs. C. W. Roberts were Mr. and Mrs. Luther Roberts and family, of Fre mont; Mr. and Mrs. Frank Williams and little daughter, of Sanders Chap- eV Mr. Wallace Garrlgan is absent from school this week on account of flu. . ;. v Mr. and Mrs. Will Garrigan and family spent Sunday with Mrs. Gar rigan's parents, Mr. and Mrs. Henry Corum. " , , , Commencement at Troy. The commencement exercises of the Troy Special High School begin to-day, May 9, at 8:30 p. m. Public is cordially invited to attend all exercises. Hose and Shawls. , Rives branch of tthe Red Cross this week sent in 2& pairs hose and two Oliver's Drug Store, Union: City, Tenn shawls. CHAIRMAN OF PUBLICITY. Victory Loan Meeting. The various banks of the county are requested to have representatives here at the courthouse next Satur day at 2 o'clock p. m., together with the chairman of each civil district of the county, to arrange for com pleting the county quota and other incidentals of the campaign present. S. R. BRATTON, . County Chairman. .Facts for Automobile Owners. There are a number of ways to re pair a tire, but the only sure way is the methods that are used in the tire factories. ' When you have tire trouble, con-i suit a tire specialist and let him worry it is the best way out. Our repair plants are at the Union City Garage and we will be pleased to help you in any way we can. Just call for Watson, the tire man, or phone 342. ' 2t A tire that is not worth repairing, we will not repair, our output is limited to. work that we can o con scientiously. " We can repair any kind of tire with blowouts or extensive cuts, or any other trouble, by rebuilding fa bric or cord sections. J Every tire should be repaired 'as soon as necessary to economically operate a car. For the sake of a hundred miles or so, do not run a tire beyond the repairing stage and lose thirty-five hundred miles. Our repairs are BUILT from pure raw rubber and fabric BUILT layer upon layer and vulcanized as a whole, eliminating separation' and' other troubles. . -'