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i Marshall & Baird. Union City. Tenn. Entered at the post office. Union City. Tennes- eee. as second-class mail matter. FRIDAY, JANUARY 13. 1922. Democratic Ticket. ' . . . . For Sheriff J. W. (Watt) Cherry For Trustee Armour Ratliff For County Court Clerk R. H. Bond For Circuit Court Clerk J. N. Huddle For Resristet W. J. Edwards, Jr. ELECTION NOTICE. We, the , undersigned Commis sioners of Election of Obion Coun ty, Tenn., hereby order and call an election to be held in and for the town of Rives, Tenn., on Saturday, January 14, 1922, within lawful hours, for the purpose of electing a Mayor and six Aldermen of said town of Rives. We hereby appoint the fol lowing persons to open, hold and make return of said election: Officer, W. C. Smith; judges, J. E. McCaffery, T. G. Marlin, W. L. Worn mack; clerks, Mrs. Mayme Phebus, Mrs. W. J. Caldwell. This Jan. 2, 1922. 41-2t H. H. LANNOM, Chair. ROY A VINCENT. E. H. MARSHALL, Sec. Wall Street Alarmed. Senator Porter J. McCumber, of North Dakota, who succeeds Senator Boise Penrose, chairman of the Sen ate Finance Committee, since the death of Senator Penrose, is causing the financial wor'fi to throw fits. He is a farmer and the farmer is rank poison to Wall street. "The American market," says Mr. McCumber, "belongs of right to the American farmer, to the exclusion of -every other farmer on earth, until farming, taken one year with an other, is made just as profitable, measured with the labor expended, as any other great industry in the country." Prosperous farmers, he . contends, are just as essential as prosperous steel barons or motor magnates. The whole American industrial system is as rotten as Hades. The fact that the farmer is held down by the weight of an unprofitable mar ket, while the commission men and speculators get their margins of one hundred to five hundred per cent on his produce is a brief that brands the system in the eyes of justice. The cloud which now threatens the political horizon is the farmer "bloc, and, from the Wall street view it is the irony of circumstances which recognizes the right of a farmer at t 'the head of national finances. Like bonds of steel, the financial and industrial g ups of the country have been organ) 1 to the exclusion of the farmer arid in direct opposition to his interests. These groups have preyed on the farmer until he is in debt to every insurance company and farm loan organization in the coun try. They have fattened on the agri cultural industry. This state of af fairs has been brought on gradually by the process set forth. Up to this time the laboring classes also had the doors closed against them. But now they are in the deal and it is the world against the farmer No one is blind to the fact that the real practical farmer is leaving the farm They are going to the towns and leaving the farm in the hands of croppers and renters, agents and otfa ers who are in nowise prepared for the responsibilities of maintaining the agricultural standards of the country. They are leaving the farm, in many cases, to the ravages of storms and trespass, to all the ele ments of deterioratidn. The farmer, in spite of all these things, is going to town. They are going to town because there is no money in farming. They are going i to town because the once proud dis tinction of rural independence and opportunity is a thing of the past. The farmer is going to town, the res idents of the small towns are going to larger towns and this false idea of progress and evolution is every day taking place, which must sooner or later 'result in disaster. The cities are inviting and receiving more pop ulation on the theory that it is the slogan of progress and prosperity. The drift is from the country to 'town, "from the small town to the large town and from the large town to the city. Of course there is a distinction in the normal growth of the native American people. But the 4 ncreases made from the farm and and the thousands of puppets who are serving it. Who knows but that order may come out of chaos as the iai met brains and backbone taking the place of a well known political boss who has been, cheek by jowl, in ca hoots with Wall street. Boise Penrose succeeded Mat Quay, who was as complete a politl cal boss as ever American politics produced, and Penrose worshiped the same god. It is therefore a sudden shock to the financial world that farmer is in the saddle. Speed the day when McCumber may restore the farm and turn the tide back to the fields of agriculture and the glory "of rural independence. Mr. Ferd Thomasson wants to hu miliate us by mailing his bank state ment. This is the Central National Bank at S. Petersburg, Fla. Like to be with you, beau; but we have had a very mild winter here. But re turning to the banking business, the Central National has a capital stock of $100,000 with deposits of $2,- 189,420.72, loans of $1,649,812.84, bonds of $798,299.13. The sur plus and profits are $122 236.06; currency issued, $100, 000. Makes us look like small tackle in mid ocean, but then we have no New York millionaires roosting here in the winter time, tho we do have some of the best people on earth, and lots of them remember President Thomasson and his family with the kindest regards. - from alien population is a' false rthtflse prosperity as far as Mr. Edwin Rogers and his civil en gineering party are again in the city with instructions from the State Highway Department to revise the survey of the public roads from Un ion City to Troy. This is done for the purpose of using the old routes whenever they do not interfere with standard specifications for public highways. The idea is first to have a standard road, at the same time using the old roadway if pos sible. If the old public roads in a large way are to be left out of the new survey then this will entail the maintenance of more pub lic highways, including both the old and the new roads, and the new sur vey is being made for the purpose of eliminating the trouble wherever practical. It is hoped that the Coun ty Court will be ready soon to adopt the kind or character of road de sired to be built, and that a con tract will be let and work begin on the i0hway. It will be a glorious day when Obion County has a stand ard public highway. The Commercial takes the greatest pleasure in the fact that the Motlow Milling Company, of this city, which encountered the task of organiza tion and soliciting new business and the other obstacles of fire and re adjustment, have in the course of a few weeks or months built up an exceptionally fine line of business. Visiting the offices of Mr. Motlow and Mr. Warterfleld the other day we found the tables covered with bills of lading for meal and feed products for immediate shipment. The orders were from strong concerns, so Mr. Warterfleld staged, and the outlook was in d e e d encouraging for future orders. At a time like this it is a fine indorsement of the char acter of the mills and the men who are managing the operation of the mills that they are making fine prog ress towards a capacity production and a restoration of trade done in the past by these mills. While all this is true, how many of our local dealers are making a specialty of the Motlow Milling Co. products? How many men are replacing other brands with Motlow brands of equal merit? How many are loyal to home man ufacture? These are pertinent ques tions. They are legitimate and are right. It is a duty of the home deal ers to encourage home industry, if that industry i3 giving the best re sults. We make those statements with the understanding that there is no ground for criticism that the Motlow Milling Co. products are gd- ing into the Union City retail stores Basket Ball News. On Friday night last the boys, of the Union City High School defeated the boys of Dycrsburg to a score of 35 to 14. The game was marked by good playing on both sides but from the very start it was in the hands of the home boys. , The Union City team . with , its ; characteristic vim rushed its opponents off their feet be fore they were aware that the game had started. The only dampener to their ardor was the sparseness of the spectators to see their victory, which for the past few years has been the greatest drawback to athletics in the High School. Several of the boys have struck the keynote to the whole situ ation when they asked, "What is. the use to get up a winning team when nobody seems to give a rap about seeing us play?" Considering their weight and age Union City's high school produced the best football team in the State of Tennessee for 1921, comparing records, and in more than one game there, were scarcely enough present to furnish sufficient officials. Any other town the size of Union City would gladly point with pride to such a team composed of the boys who make up the team not only for athletic ability but for their love of clean sport and fair play, their gen tlemanly behavior, and last and greatest of all, their maintenance of scholastic standards. Few are aware that before any boy may play in a match game he is required to pass in all his school work) for the week un der instructors who do not hesitate to eliminate any in arrears. During the entire football season out of fif teen active players for ten consecu tive weeks only one player was barred for one game due to failure in grades. As one who is interested in securing information on this point I should like to ask what other school in Tennessee can publish a similiar record. There is less smoking among the boys, cleaner speech and less loafing on the streets than any other town in West Tennessee, if my observa tion is worth anything. . It is a rare case where any group of boys have an inherent tendency to live up to the best standards and put forth their best efforts to devel op the cleanest, highest type of man hood possible, and where it does pre vail it is a poor sort of man or woman who would not do all in their power to help it on. Let us remember that the boy of to-day is the man and the citizen of to-morrow. The training of a boy is not the work of one man but all men. Some are wondering at the causes for the fearful increase in crime that is sweeping the length and breadth of the whole country and carried on principally by boys from 16 to 22 years of age. If we may believe the reports of those who deal with the products of crime, the chiefest rea son for it all is the utter disregard and indifference of parents towards their children's moral and physical training. This prticle is by no means a, com plaint but some information and an appeal to those who believe in the boys of Union City to show their con fidence by supporting the athletics of the High School. Boost them and watch them put Union City on the map in athletics. Farm Loans. Farm Loans. " Farm Loans. We have authority from one of the largest Loan Companies in America to make loans on improved farm lands in West Tennessee and in West Ken. Reasonable Interest Rates and Reasonable Commission II we take your, application we will get your money for you. . Loans closed wilHin thirty days from date of application. Ten year term. Annual Interest Liberal re-payment privilege. Bring your title papers' and call on . t MQORE & HUDGINS : UNION CITY. - - - TENN. Office Phone, Cumb. 143. Residence Phone, Cumb, 589 SIUILUU Reward The above amount will be paid for the arrest and con viction of the party or par ties who robbed F. C. Weh Hardware Store in City, Tenn., Jan. 6, Property stolen: 1 Pump Gun, 1 Pump Gun, Pocket Knives, Flashlights, Etc., Etc. Address or wire . T. P. NOAH, Chief Police, UNION CITY, TENN. NOTICE OF QUALIFICATION , AS EXECUTOR To the creditors of the estate of John T. Rives deceased, and the legatees under his last will and testament. You are hereby notified that I, the undersigned J. F. Rives, have quali fied as the executor of the said will of the said John T. Rives deceased in the County Court of Obion County, Tennessee, and all persona having claims against said estate whether due or not, are hereby notified to file the same with the Clerk of the jvuuiy uuuri ui . uuiuii vuuuij, Tenn., duly authenticated and veri fied as required by law, within one year from this date. ' This January 13, 1922. . J. F. RIVES, Executor of the will of John T. Rives deceased. .', 42-4t , SALESMEN WANTED to solicit orders for lubricating oils, greases and oaints- Salary or commission. Address THE HARVEY OIL CO., Clevland, Ohio. 42-ltpd Stockholders' Meeting. There will be a meeting of the stockholders - of the Obion County Telephone Co. on Saturday, January 14, 1922, for tho purpose of electing officers for the ensuing year and to attend to any other business that may come before the meeting. Meet ing to be held at tho pity Hall at 2 o'clock p.m. J. H. TODD, Pres. 41-2t Meeting of Stockholders. man's Union 1922. Winchester Remington You are hereby notified that ' the annual meeting of the stockholders of the Reynolds. Packing Company will be held in the City Hall, Union City, Tennessee, Monday, January 16, 1922, at 2 o'clock p.m. for the election of seven directors and for the transaction of such other busi ness as may be brought before the meeting. ' The stock transfer books of the Company will be closed January i6, 1922. s W. G. REYNOLDS, 50-2t President. Makes Hens Lay Gets Hie eggs in any weath er. It i3 easily given in the feed and doesn't force or hurt the hen in any way. is a real tonic. Try it- Don Sung if it doesn't pr.' for itself and pay you a good profit besides, your money will be promptly refunded. Trial size 50 cents. : ' Incubators and Brooders. WEHMAN'S HARDWARE STORE. COUNTY COURT LAND SALE. et al. V3. Stop' Look! Read! You are going to have another op portunity to seelyour own basketball girls play a game next Friday night. The Union City High School girls will play the Jackson High School girls in the gymnasium at 7:30 p.m Friday, Jan. 13. You can't afford 10 miss this good game. Come out and enjoy it. Admission 25 cents. A Card, my friends inanss to my irienas wno sup ported me in the campaign for Alder man. I know you are the best people in Union City, for I stand out so strong against all evils, whether political, moral or religious, that people will not support me. However have, do now, and shall always stand out for high moral principles. Hoping for a bigger, better Union .City, I remain, Yours, R. Li. CUMMINGS. rt concprned, and it must carTTiave, - the economy f?rwhatf. lidustry " Instead nd of fate drkkvfi:l&na, -nent today ".r I richest blei i restaurani win ? "e vi yw . . tt, J, Card of Thanks. wish to express we wish to express our sincere thanks to our friends in this, our deepest sorrow, the death of husband and father, foi"he kind sympathy shown us offerings. Especially i 1 . m I mer lur 111s ""Tries in two J .we CO an atfc'F ) 1 7 me beautiful floral f nk ou, ' - Dr. Pra- v May God's Times seem hard, but you can buy pure life, protection at the age of thirty years for $14.43, 50 years for $30.83, other ages in proportion. Your savings bank contract is added to face of your policy if you die. A fifteen-year-old policy then pays $1300. If you live you can check out $300 and leave your policy in force, and its paid up by lending your $300 and have a dividend each year. See Dorrel Harris, and he will tell you about the Guarantee Fund Life, the latest plan on the insurance mar ket. Both phones. Union City, Tenn. Laughing in His Sleeve , "I was told nothing but an opera tion would help my stomach trouble, and was getting ready for the opera tion when a friend advised me to try Mayr's Wonderful Remedy. , The first dose helped me. I am now as well - as ever in my life, and am laughing up my sleeve at the doc tors." It Is a simple; harmless, prep- aration-Jf , t removes the catarrhal he intestinal tract and r mui al jd, Rafc S.1: iaach, liver and in- X ncluding appendi will 'convince or Sold by Oliver's iore and druggists Mrs. Margaret Anderson Joe Callicott et al. By virtue of a decree of the Coun ty Court of Obion County, Tennessee, rendered in the above styled cause at the December term, 1921, I will on Saturday, January 21, 1922 at or about 1 o'clock p.m. at tho for mer residence of James F. Harper, deceased, offer for sale the following real estate, lying and being in Civil District No. 4 of Obion County, Ten nessee, located on the Union City- Rives and Union City-Pleasant Hill public roads about 1 miles north west of Rives (I. C. and M. & 0. rail roads) and 4 -miles south of Union City (N., C. & St. L. and M. & O. railroads) and' described as follows: FIRST TRACT Constituting the southern part of the home-placo of the said James F. Harper, deceased, beginning at tho southwest corner of the home-tract of said Harper as described in the partition of the lands of T. J. Harper, deceased, in 1868, as shown in a decree in the Chancery Court of Obion County in Minute Book O, pages 435 et seq. and in the case of Ben K. Harper et al. vs. E. C. Harper ct al., and runs thence east 106 poles to a stake on John Houser's north boundary line, formerly Isham Wallis' yaM, with a dogwood pointer; thence north 0 degrees 15 minutes east 134 poles to a stake, the southeast corner of the Third Tract hereinafter described and being in the east boundary line of the James F. Harper home-tract, thence south 87 degrees 30 minutes west 100 poles to a stake in the west boundary line of the James F. Harper home-tract, the southwest corner of said Third Tract; thence south 2 degrees 15 minutes, west with the west boundary line of the James F. Harper home tract 126 poles to the beginning point, containing 83 2-3 acres, more or less, and on wnicn is located the late residence of the said James F. Harper, a seven room frame house in good repair, a four room tenant house, . two barns, one large hay-shed, one shallow well and one deep well, together with the out houses and other valuable improvements. This tract includes a woods-lot of 15 acres and a yielding apple orchard of 3 acres. There is also a sowing spring on the place. . .' . SECOND TRACT Constituting the Miss Katie Harper home-tract, beginning at a stake at Uje southeast corner of the First Tra above de scribed, runs thence east 22 poles to a stake, formerly a gum; pointer, be ing an inside corner of John Houser's land; thence north 17 degrees east 60 notes to an elm: thence south 89 degrees east 30 fc'ftc a beech with ironwood point f ( fence north 2 degrees and S; j ftes east 109 hickory pointers, at Walter Warren's northwest corner; thence south 89 degrees east with the north line of Warren and the north line of Hol loway 103 1-5 poles to a stake in the public road, known as the Union City and Rives public road, Holloway's northeast corner; thence north 1 degree end 45 minutes east 45 poles to an ash, formerly Ben K. Harper's corner, at the Intersection of the two public roads; thence north 89 de grees west with the Union City and Rives public road 178 1-3 roles to a stake at the northeast corner of the original James F. Harper )07ne tract, the northeast corner of. the Third Tract hereinafter described; thence south 0 degrees 15 minutes west 199 2-3 poles to the beginning point, containing 107 acres more or less, being the tract set apart to Miss Katie Harper in the former par tition of the lands of T. J. Harper and which was willed to the said james x Harper Dy ner, and on which is located the late residence of the said Miss Harper, a seven room frame house in good repair, together with the out-houses and other val uable improvements. Two small woods-lots are included in this tract. THIRD TRACT Constituting the northern end of the James F. Harper home-tract set apart to the said Har per in the partition of the lands of T. J. Harper, beginning at the north east corner of the First Tract here inbefore described, running thence north 0 degrees and 15 minutes east 65 2-3 poles to a stake in the Union City and Rives public road; thence north 89 degrees west with the said road 98 poles to a stake in the in tersection of two public roads the northwest corner of the original James F. Harper home-tract; thence south 2 degrees 15 minutes west 72 2-3 poles to a stake, the north west corner of the First Tract here inabove described; thence north 87 degrees 30 minutes east 100 poles to the beginning point, containing 42 acres, more or less, all of which is in cultivation. FOURTH TRACT Beginning at the southwest corner of the First Tract hereinbefore described, it being also the northwest corner of Sam Harper's tract end the southeast cor ner of Martin Forrester's tract, runs thence north 89 degrees and 15 min utes west with Martin Forrester's south boundary line 80 poles to a stake; thence south 2 degrees and 15 minutes west with Forrester's east boundary line 101 poles to a stake in a public road; thence with tne public road in a northeasterly direction 115 poles, more or less, to a stake in the fork of tho road in the west bound ary line of Sam Harper; thence north 2 degrees and 15 minutes east with tho Union Ciy and Rives road 42 poles to the. beginning point, con taining 30 acre3 more or less and on which there is a grove of about 2000 poles -to a staK : Wly oak and black locust trce3, suitable at the present time for posts. FIFTH TRACT Beginning at the southeast corner qf the Fourth Tract above described in the fork of the road, it also being in the west bound ray line of Sam Harper, runs thence south and 2 degrees and 15 minutes west 98 1-6 polos to a point in a pub lic road, Ed Welch's corner; thence in a westerly direction with said road 7 poles to a stake; thence with the public road in a northwesterly direction 85 poles, more or less, to a stake in the bend of the road, the southwest corner of the Fourth Tract above described; thence with the road- in a northeasterly direction . and with the south boundary of the Fourth Tract, 115 poles, more or less. to the beginning point, containing' 33 acres more or less. With a stand of Bermuda, plenty of shade and a flowing spring this tract is good grazing or pasture land. SIXTH TRACT Beginning at a stake in the public road, the south east corner of the Fourth Tract above described and the extreme eastern boundary of the Fifth Tract, thence south 2 degrees and 15 minutes west 89 poles to a stake in a public road; thence sruth 44 degrees east 109 poles to a stake in Clemmons' west boundary line; thence north 2 de grees and 15 minutes east with Clem mons' west boundary line 94 poles to a stake; thence north' 85 degrees west 24 poles to a stake; thence north 1 degree and 30. minutes east 26 poles to a stake; thence north 89 degrees east 7 poles to a stake, a corner of Ed Welch ; thence north , 8 poles more or less to the begin ning point, containing 49 acres, more or less, and on which is located a ten ant house. There is some good tim ber on this tract. , TERMS OF SALE One-third cash, -one-third in 12 months, one-third in 24 months, evidenced by notes bear ing 6 per cent interest,' a lien to be retained to secure such deferred pay- . This December 19, 1921.- -ments. R. H BOND, Clerk. W. H. Swiggart and T. F. Heath cock, Solicitors. 39 W. H. FORRESTER CAFE and RESTAURANT ; Candy, Soft Drinks, Cigars, Tobacco and Everything Good to Where Quality and Prices Meet n VJ!