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f ,DR. E. M. LONG . DENTIST Over Wehman'8 Hardware Store Union City, Tenn. Telephones Offce 144; Residence 595-J DR. E. M. LONG DENTIST Over Wehman'd Hardware Store Union City, Tenn. Telephones Office 144; Residence 595-J OMM CSAS Union City Commercial, established IS 0 Conolidtd Srntrmhrr 1 1S97 Wnt Tennessee Courier. etablished 18-7 t Consolidated September 1. 1SV7 UNION CITY, TENN., FRIDAY, OCTOBER 7, 1921. VOL. 32, NO. 28 THE COUNTY COURT ROAD RESOLUTIONS Takes "Preliminary Steps Towards State Highway Construction. The first move in the prelimina ries towards the construction of the Bristol-to-Memphis, highway in Obi on County was made by the Obion County Court in quarterly ses sion last Monday in a reso lution specifying that the sec tion of the road from Union City to Troy and westward be first in. the plans of construction. The resolu tion is in full herewith. Another resolution also asks for, if possible, a change in the survey in order to pro tect the boundary lines of some of the farm tracts, at the same time al lowing straight lines for the high way with suitable conflicting at all rules. The only thing to prevent the Im mediate letting of contracts on this road is the delay in the passage of the Federal road act, which we pre sume will be in a very short time. Mr. House proposes, when this act becomes a law, to let a contract for the Obion County portion of the route at once. This may be done in side of a few weeks and it is indeed a very desirable undertaking to the people of this county .fraught .with more interest and more promise in the way of substantial and material progress in Obion County than any MASS MEETING INDORSES OH MUNICIPAL TICKET Committee of Sixteen Indorsed and Ticket Named. The candidates for Mayor and Al dermen, the ticket selected by a mass meeting of the citizens of Union City, are now before the people for ratification at the municipal election on the first Saturday in January, 1922. To be exact, the election is on January 7, 1922. The ticket is as follows: For Mayor: T. R. Meadow. For Aldermen: C. L. Andrews, J W. Kerr,G. B. White, John Adams, C. T. Lovelace, E. H. Marshall. The adjourned meeting of the cit izens was held last Monday night at the courthouse to hear the report of DAHNKE-WALKER GO, MILL SALE CONFIRMED Dahnke-Walker Milling Co. Wheat and Corn Hills. Theopening of sealed bids for the sale of the Dahnke-Walker Milling Co. mills and equipment took place at the courthouse in Union City on Friday, the 30th ult., under the di rection of Trustee H. C. Stanfleld The public sale of the mill property which took place on the 12th of Sep tember was set aside for the reason that the creditors were not satisfied with the price bid, $25,000. So sealed bids were accepted to be filed be tween the 19th and 29th of Septem ber. These bids were opened as stated on the 30th by the trustee, One bid by Mr. Motlow for. the prop- MR. FRANK P. WILSON SOUTHERN FIELD SECRETARY the committee of sixteen. The ticket : . I col on tad anri with if a rtinAft nf h o I ... jnnrAA 7 1091 corners ana notl - eriy as a wuum was iuuue i 9o,suu.i i with technical secretary, C. W, Miles, Jr., as to the other bidders for the property sepa- deliberations of the committee were rately amounted altogether to $31, presented. 402. The trustee allowed these bids , F.J. Smith was in the chair with W. E. Jackson secretary. The chairman entertained a motion to indorse the work of the committee of sixteen, which was properly made and sec onded, and the chairman called on a number of people in the audience for their views as to the selections rec ommended and the work before the new board. Among the were H. T .Robinson, Rev. S. A. Ba ker, Judge Bratton, Mrs. Jackson, Chairman Smith, Judge Stanfleld, Senator Caldwell and others. The vote was taken and the ticket in Christian Endeavor at C. P. Church Friday Evening. AH of the young people of the va rious churches are looking forward to Friday evening when Mr. Frank P. Wilson, Field Secretary of Christian Endeavor, will speak at the C. P Church. Mr. Wilson is an eloquent speaker, full of pep, bringing a message that will help all people. The Christian Endeavor Societies of Union City and Mount Hermon Christian Churches, Beech and Jor dan Societies will take part in the meeting. All young people regardles of de nomination are urged to hear Mr, Wilson. . Hour, 7:30 Friday, October to be raised and the sale held open until 2:30 o'clock. Mr. Motlow raised his bid to $32,000 cash and by a vote of attorneys for creditors, this bid was accepted and the sale con firmed. Mr. Reagor Motlow, the purchaser, is a .native of Lynchburg, Tenn., a young man of means and personal speakers character and qualifications for busi ness. He came in last Wednesday and at once proceeded with the nec essary arrangements to get the mills in running order. It is understood that as many of the old employees as All plans are completed for the great convention to be held at Cleve land, Tenn., Oct. 14, 15, 16. Speakers of national renown will be on the program, vlsit3 to Lookout Mountain will bo a part of the trip, songs, yells and challenges will make the trip an interesting one. Union City High Wins. Union City High Scnooi defeated Marvin University team last weak by a score of 33 to 3. The game was hard fought, and characterized by quite a few sensa sational plays, although Union City t a . n ,1. " yuBBiuie win uv uoneu lu iciuiu iu posed wtJ."- vote. The Mayor and Aldermen were work and a9 rapldly as possible the ganized in 1824. This is tne view theQ caIled upon tQ speak and every. Jn order f0J. opera. was outweighed by the opposing other thing that has ever Deen pro- dorsed by a practicay unanimous DOS8ibie will be asked to return to team bv several pounds. nnsffn 'li ti I'M Tri iiiii I! I v wuh iithl i i i - i .... I mi . . , . . ine ieaiure piays were maue oy Jordan, Reynolds and Callicott. Cal licott kicked two dropkicks from about the 35-yard line. The officials were Head, referee and Maddox, umpire. This makes two games Union City has won, defeating Ncwbern last Friday by a score of 27 to 7. Union City has a fast, aggressive team .this year we take of it As Judge Bratton stated last Mon day, wo are now paying interest on this road fund to the extent of two- thirds of the entire amount of $450, 000. The Federal and State gov ernments are forcing us to pay this tax whether. we take advantage of highway construction or not. It is collected as a direct tax by the State and in income taxes by the Federal Government one responded in a very encouraging manner. So ends this part of the work. The next is the election. DR. L. J. USHER TO . GO TO UNION CITY After practicing dentistry in. this city for nearly three years, and de veloping a lucrative business, Dr. L. J. Usher has decided to move to So it is a total loss if Union City, and will assume a part- we do not co-operate in road con struction, and meet these funds with a bond issue. We have done this and, for the benefit of the taxpayers, the. bonds will probably not be sold until construction off the road be gins, which will probably be next spring. Our bond issue is $150,000 The resolutions are as follows: Whereas, the Obion County Court, at its quarterly term, July, 1919, nership there on October 1 with Dr, W. M. Turner. Dr. Usher i3 a member of the firm of Usher and Akin, with a suite of offices in the Porter building next to the postofflce. Going to Union City he is to be associated with one of the foremost dentists of West Ten nessee, and there's a bright future there for him. Dr. H. A. Akin, who tion. -"' This is one of the most fortunate transactions we have had in Union City since the failure of the Company heretofore operating these mills. Mr. Motlow proposes to make his home in Union City as manager of the mills and to make this his busines. Union City is then looking up in the face of a much brighter future With the return of mill work and the prospects of good roads, there is ev ery indication, of returning prosperi ty in Union City, and Union City wel comes the fine young ctizen of Lynch burg. REDUCED RATES FOR CONFEDERATE REUNION engaged in the local partnership last passed a resolution authorizing the August, has taken over the modern Passenger Association, Mr. W. 1 1 . V a 1 Y 1 I I Trwir 11 H Atlanta ' Cla noa anv 11 Aiu res uuu ttuuaiatus 01 me usuer .... , & Akin dental parlors, and will prac tice individually. Dr, Usher has 1 host of friends in Paris and the coun ty who will regret to know of his departure. Paris Parisian. issuance of bonds of $150,000, to be issued in connection with the State and Federal highvay departments to build a hard road, beginning at or near Terrell to Union City, to Troy, to Hornbeak, to the Lake County line, ani wherea3 the State Highway Department rtesires the County Court to go 011 record as to what secticn of ... said road should be constructed first, and ' Whereas, the section of said road beginning at Union City and thence west to Troy, thence west to the Lake County line wouM necessarily accommodate, and be beneficial to a vastly greater number of citizens of Obion County than the section be ginning at Union City, thence to the Weakley County line, therefore, Be it resolved by the Obion County Court) at its October tern, 1921, that the said highway commission be and is hereby I'equested to contract and construct the . section beginning at Union City, thence west thru Troy and Hornbeak to the Lake County : line first. Be it further resolved, That copy of these resolutions be furnish ed at ouce to the chairman of the State Hiehway Department by the Clerk of the Obion County Court. Signed: "T. W. Cunningham, G. D Summers, D. H. Burnett, Alex Mitch ell, C. M. Montgomery, C. W. Curry, J. H. Johakin, J. A. Jackscn, Alwyn Brevard. S. A. MCDade, R. B. Gant- lett, J. B. Skinner, T. M. Flack, A. M. Moultrie, F. R. Robertsdn. Be it furter - resolved That the Court ask the highway commission to follow the old route as far a3 prac tical, so as not to cross farms diagon ally to the damage of the owners of said farms. FROM COAST TO COAST Chattanooga, Tenn., Sept. 30. The chairman of the Southeastern H Ga., has advised Gen. Van Zandt, Commander-in- Chief of the United Confederate Vet erans-that reduced fares to Chatta nooga, would be authorized by car riers in the southeast on basis of one cent per mile in each direction, tick ets to be sold October 22 to 26 inclu OR JUST A CAMPING 8lTe ano- 'or trains scheduled to reach Chattanooga before noon Octo ber 27, with final return limit to reach home points not later than November 17. Stopovers will be al lowed on application to conductors at all agency points within final lim it of ticket on both going and re turn trip. The reduced fares and ar rangements will be available only to members of the United Confed eate Veterans, members of their fam Hies, and also to members of Sons of Confederate Veterans, Confederated Southern Memorial Association and Khaki-clad hirers, two families from Dayton, Ohio, arrived in Union City Saturday afternoon and re mained until Monday morning. The travelers are making the trip afoot from Brooklyn bridge, New York City, to San Francisco, and are en gaged in introducing a proprietary medicine. They are in uniforms something like scouts and each' one .carries a pack with letters reading "From coast to co'ast." ' In the party are S. B. Cremeens and wife, son, Emmett and daugh- United Daughters of the Confederacy ter, Elizabeth, and H. L. Harris, wife and son, Paul. Mr. Cremeens. and Mr. Harris are brothers-in-law. " Mr. Cremeens' daughter, Elizabeth, is a and members of the families of these organizations including sponsors, matrons and maids of honor. Round trip tickets will be sold at this fare A Good Substitute. "Wife away for the summer?" "Yep." , "Don't you miss her?" "Some, but the parrot jaws at me very assiduously." 14-ycar-.old Miss and it is said if she only on presentation of identification completes the trip she will be the youngest girl to have made the pedes trian trip from ocean to ocean. The home of Messrs. Cremeens and Harris is in Dayton, Ohio, and they carry with them credentials from of ficials in that city. They went from Dayton to New York by train in or der to start from the East coast and make the entire trip across the con tinent. They were delayed at one point four weeks by the illness of Mrs Cremeens. They are taking the Southern route via Memphis, Dallas, Tex., and Los Angeles. . They wish to thank the city officials for their kindness and hospitality and say that Union City certainly looks good. The party left early Monday morn ing for their long hike westward. Flowers for all occasions at Met- calfe's Greenhouse. Give your order to Miss Stanfleld, who will appre ciate your business and give you full value. certificates to ticket agents. Mr. Carl Hinton, adjutant-in- chief and chief of staff, will main tain headquarters in the Patten Ho tel, Chattanooga, Tenn. y and. will at tend to the distribution of Identifica tion certificates to all concerned, and a supply of identification certificates for that purpose will be forwarded Mr. Hinton al Chattanooga within the next few days. Lines in the Southwestern Passen ger Association, including Arkansas, Louisiana, Texas and Oklahoma, an nounced similar rates for the re union. Will You Risk Your Life and That of Your Family, or Do You Care? When a person dies with tubercu losis in Tennessee he leaves 38 liv Ing human beings infected with the dread white plague. Mr. Citizen, are you satisfied with that condition? Do you want' to risk your own life? Do you care to see that devoted wife or some of your stalwart boys, or perhaps a beautiful daughter placed in the little white casket and taken down and left un erd the willows, there to keep long and silent vigil? Certainly you do not. Do you realize that throughout this broad land of ours that ex-serv ice men of the World War who from gas, influenza, hikes and so forth are scattering this terrible disease. You can prevent the existence of this con dition by becoming thoroughly alive to the situation going out into the highways and byways of the country, gathering in these disabled Boldiers and bringing them to the Govern ment Squad at Union City October 6, 7, 8, at which place the Govern ment will take crarge of them and relieve you of this sreat danger. Tennessee ranks third highest in the mortality tables for tuberculosis. If these men are not gathered in at; once and given medical aid the spread of this contagion will be ter rible. The farther away we get from the war the harder it is for the ex- service man to prove that he con tracted a disease in the service. WHen he fails to do this the govern ment cannot aid him and he becomes a public charge. Over and above the spread of this disease it will be nec essary for you to contribute to char ity to keep these ex-service men un less the government gets them in charge while they arc able to prove the disability occurred while in the service. Perform your duty. Get these men into Union City on October 6. 7, 8. ' Balanced. "See how deftly the waiter manip ulates that topheavy tray." "Well?" "He certainly understands the art of handling a balanced ration." "Beauty Sleep;" handsome is as handsome doze.- Wayside Tales. New Mercantile Firm. In the Carter building on Wash ington avenue, Messrs. James Rus sell and R. C. Woods will within the next few days have in operation an up-to-date paint and glass store, do ing business under the name of Red Spot Paint and Glas3 Co. They will handle for the retail trade paint in large quantities and some of the al lied lines such as oils, varnishes, brushes, glass, putty, wall paper, building paper, etc. Mr. Woods, who moved from Hornbeak to this city some months ago, will have charge of the business as manager. Pictures to Please the Eye. Music to Soothe the Soul. JIMMIE'S PLAYHOUSE Program for Week of Oct. 10-15. MONDAY, OCT. 10. Thomas Meighan in "THE EASY ROAD" Also Scnnett Comedy "OFFICER CUPID" Only 10c and 20c TUESDAY, OCT. 11. Wanda Hawley in "A KISS IN -TIME" FOX NEWS 10c and 20c WEDNESDAY, OCT. 12. Ralph Ince Production "RED FOAM" also SELZNICK NEWS 10c and 20c THURSDAY, OCT. 13. "BEAN REVEL" A Paramount Picture also Sunshine Comedy 10c and 20c Shareholders Meeting. . Stockholders meeting of the Obion County Telephone Co. will be held at city hall in Union City on Oct. S at 2:00 p.m. to plan the extension of its plants and to discuss any mat ter that might be brought before it. Every one interested m thia tele phone Co. is urged to be present whether you have stock or not. W. E. JACKSON, Sec. J. H. TODD, Pre3. INSOLVENT NOTICE. The insolvency of the estate of Turner Ford deceased, having beeu suggested, notice is hereby given to all persons having claims against, said estate to file the same duly authenticated inia manner prescribed by law, on or before the 3d day of January', 1922, or the same will be forever barred, both in law and equi ty. DRUE MITCHUSSON, 28-4t . Administrator. This Oct. 3, 1921. TO CHESTER PIERCE. FRIDAY, OCT. 14. William Russell in "COLORADO PLUCK" and Episode No. 10 "AVENGING ARROW" 10c and 20c SATURDAY, OCT. 15. . Dont Miss It Wcllace Reid in "THE LOTTERY MAN" ' also Charlie Chaplin in "THE ADVENTURE" Only 10c and 20c Sallie Pierce vs. Chester Pierce. Chancery Court, Obion , County, Tennessee. In the above styled cause it ap pearing to the Clerk and Master from the bill of complaint, which is sworn to, that the defendant, Chester Pierce, is a non-resident of the State of Tennessee, so that the or dinary process of law cannot be served upon him. It Is therefore hereby ordered that the said above named defendant appear before the Clerk and Master of the Chancery Court of Obion County, Tennessee, on or before the First Monday of November, 1921, that being a rule day of said Chancery Court, and make defense to the said bill, or the same will be taken as confessed by him, and the said cause set for hearing ex-parte as to him. It is further or dered that publication of this notice be made for four consecutive weeks In The Commercial, a weekly news paper published in Obion County, Tenn. 27-4t' This Sept. 22, 1921. GEO. A. GIBBS, : Clerk and Master. ' By Nelle F. Marshall, D. C. & M. Ed Thomas, Sol. for Complt. 1 THE UNIVERSAL CAR mm Sedan $660 F. O. B. DttroU WUhStmrfr mnJdm MNnliUt Ainu QEfiD Complete Satisfaction Complete automobile satisfaction is the result of buying. wisely and econom ically rather than the desire and means to buy extravagantly. Figure out your every automobile re quirement and you will find it in a Ford Sedan a family car of distinction and beauty a car of comfort and conven ience a car of dependability and service a car that will give you com plete satisfaction. You should place your order now if you wish to avoid delay in delivery. R. H. RUST Authorized Ford Dealer. Phone 400 UNION CITY, TENN. 1 ' I. ' 3 Pi t ?l 1 1 V ..!