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The Commercial, Union City, Tenn.
FRIDAY, APRIL 7, 1922. QUARTERLY SESSION OBION COUNTY COURT Quarterly County Court Meeting Appriations, Etc. County Court of Obion County in quarterly session met last Monday with only matters of routine in the main to attend to. Mr. Dorrel Harris petitioned the court for an investigation of the costs and manner of letting contract for the Reelfoot Lake road, claiming that the reports of engineer had been disregarded. Esq. Bratton explained that the State Highway Department deferred the location of the road to the Coun ty Highway Commissioners, it being a rule of the State Highway 'Depart ment to pursue this course in the lo cation of community roads. Judge Waddell informed Mr. Harris that his petition would have to be sub mitted to the court in writing. Mr. Harris then esked the court for an appropriation of $1000 for the Fremont-Dixie School road. This was rejected and the court declined the investigation. Venire for the May term of the Circuit Court was elected as follows; by districts: 1. Ed Reese, L. T. Holliday. 2. J. M. Honeycutt, W. M. Bruce 3. J. II. Grooms, J. F. Kersey. 4. V. P. Morris, Dee Caudle. 5. E. M. Tate, Wm. Pankey. (i. P. W. Moffatt, Fletcher My ers. 7. 8. 9. 10. COLORED YOUTHS COME TO GRIEF Conviction of Jim Tolliver and Lewis Sullivan. The City Marshal, Mr. Massey, re ports the names of Jim Tolliver and Lewis Sullivan having been arrested, tried and convicted for larceny and sentenced to one and two years in the State Reform School at Pikeville. These negro boys have been entering Unidn City homes day and night and making a regular business of bur glary with the idea that they were two young to be punished. They were finally run down by the officers with the results as above, and the following items were found and lden-1 tifled: O. E .Beck, watch and pistol; W. D. Fry, eggs; Prof. Gilbert, razor, la valliere and ring; W.W. Lovelace, gloves, razor and food; Chas. Walker, eggs,; Robt. Butler, eggs; H. Dietzel, eggs and food; Howell Grain Co. (three visits), corn, wheat chops, etc.; Cherry-Moss Grain Co., chops, etc.; Dr. S. E. Allmond, shoes and eggs; Walker L. Martin, eggs; White & Thomas, gloves; Cecil Moss, food; Bruce Kirkman, shoes; Dr. Turner, clothing; W. P. Nash, chops; Alf M. Taylor, eggs; W. W. Cowden two trips), butter and bacon; Mrs. F. E. Arnn, meat and provisions; Mrs. W. H. Swiggart, provisions; Dr. W. A. Nailling, motor meter and provisions. MfTfTS17 S3 V&33&L f r&aSJL&CSZtt III Irl -AT J I IV .a J m VJ fx. rr mr - j x III i ii KFiri kW-wwu vttstb "sra 1. i vmvi jph. 4n jifrfe aiaa'lm. i III I liiTSSStan 1 IVU imSB9SK HI mcn TZL JTt I - III II I M I II 1 nil I I Nil II I TTTTTil HI III ! -si I 1 VlilllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllHllllllllUIIIII Illlllllia J. E. Stovall, J. A. Wheeler. T. M. King, J. N. Beckton. J. II. Dorgan, C. G. Barker. Carroll Caldwell, W. A. Shap- ard. 11. A. T. Thompson, J. A. Hollo man. 12. I. C. Kendall, Joe M. Calhoun. 13. Bob Neal, J. W. McCorkle. 14. E. P. Anderson, J. N. Woods. 15. S. D. Clemmons, G. A. Moore. 16. R. A. Gossuni, Sam V. Hol man. Notaries public elected were as follows: R. M. Morris, C. C. A1A bright, Thelbert Taylor, Edwin Shuck, Alex Mitchell. Ordered by the court, that bridges be constructed across the drainage ditch and river east of Kenton, cost not to exceed $3000. Board of Equalization was reor ganized as follows: T. R. Meadow elected two years; H. W. Howard elected two years; J. C. Potter, elect ed one year; Kirk Wells and Brice Rone having expired time to serve. Magistrates present were as fol lows: . Andy L. Giffin, H. P. Naylor Alwyn Brevard, T. M. Flack, F. R Robertson, J. A. Jackson, T. P. Pal mer, J. C. Walker, J. W. Yarbrough C. W. Curry, T. W. Cunningham, D H. Burnett, E. L. Bowers, J. W, Crockett, P. H. Carroll, C. M. Mont gomery, H. A. Moore, W. M. Freed H. B. Fleming, E. H. Russell, C. P. Caldwell, W. W. Pierce, J. B. Skin ner, J. D. McBride, R. B. Gauntlett, .J W. McCorkle, R. C. Reynolds,, S. R. Bratton, J. A. Coble, Alex Mitch ell, J. R. Graham, Box Fox, A. M. Moultrie, H. Forcum, S. A. McDade, J. H. Jonakin, G. G. Smith. APPROPRIATIONS. J. P. Attendance $ 305.00 Highway Department . . 6188.86 Miscellaneous 2349.91 January Circuit Court.. 767.30 J. W. Cherry, Sheriff... 454.25 Chancery Court. Chancellor Hal Holmes convened the April term of court here this week. Number of minor cases are being heard, with some continuances. LOCAL AND PERSONAL. Total 10,065.32 Hiawatha's Childhood. "Hiawatha's Childhood" is the ti tle of a play to be given at the High School auditorium Friday evening, April 14, 1922, by Miss Marene Al len, with a cast of schoolchildren. Scenes incident to the story will be presented and the children will be dressed for the period. Patrons of the school remember some very in teresting entertainments by the pu pils of Miss Allen and the other teachers and this one promises to be one of the very best. The Ladies' Minstrel. The ladies' negro minstrel Tuesday night at Reynolds Theatre was one of the most popular local entertain ments ever presented in Union City. Mrs. Prieto and Mrs. Arnold, the managers, rr.ada a complete capture, The house was packed. The stage effects, burnt cork opening part and the running fire local hits and comic songs kept the audience in fine hu mor. The chorus, Juvenile chorus, singing numbers with Mrs. Howse and Mrs. Carlton as leads, and the captain of the colored suffragettes, Mrs. E. H. Lannom, and her associ ates were all fine. One of the most Interesting features of the entire pro gram was the singing of the old-time religious songs by the quartette, Mrs. Carlton, Mrs. Keiser, Mrs. Cloys and Miss Callicott. This -was really a genunie treat, never before given here by any company with better effects. It was altogether a decided success. Mrs. Sam Finch, of Kenton, was a Monday visitor. Mrs. Mathis, or Fulton, was a Tuesday shopper. Mrs. T. H. Farmer, of Martin, was in Union City Thursday. " T. A. Pierce, of Trimble, was a business visitor Tuesday. Everbearing strawberry plants O. Dircks. Mr. and Mrs. G.0. Watson, of Obion, were Monday visitors. Atty. G. C. Rowlett, of Martin, was here on legal business Tuesday. Mr. and Mrs. Jim Hargett, of Ma son Hall, were Monday shoppers. Mrs. Ross and daughter, of Mason Hall, were Saturday shoppers. Mrs. L. A. Elliott and daughter, of Martin, shopped here last week. Mr. T. Wootton, photographer, of Martin, was here on business Thursday. Mrs. A, B. Wesson and son, A. B. Jr., of Trimble, were Monday shoppers. Everbearing strawberry plants. O. Dircks. Mrs. Martin Bruce, Sr. ,and Lon McNeely, of Kenton, were Monday shoppers. Mrs. H. B. Hays, of Ripiey. is the guest this week of her sister, Mrs. H. O. Vincent. Mrs. J. E Shannon, Chas. Bras field and Joe Jones, of Dresden, were in the city Friday. Mrs. Stubbs, of Hickman, has been visiting her daughter Mrs. Edwin Fuqua, thisw eek. Mr. and Mrs. T.A. Cummings, Mrs. Botts, and Mrs. Laura Hutcherson, of Rives, were Tuesday shoppers. Everbearing strawberry plants. O. Dircks. Mrs. M. B. Herring, of Fulton, and Miss Marguerite Merryman, of Mar tin, were the guests last week of Miss Mamie Doyle. Mr. Stanley Glaser, of Cincinnati was a visitor here this week, making a social call at the home of Mr. and Mrs. E. E. Owen. Mr. Gaither B. Jones went to Hick man this week to take the place of manager of the E. Dobson gents' fur nishing goods store. He was with the same house last year and is em ployed by Mr. Dobson as one of the most capable men who has been as sociated with him in business. See the beautiful new Strap Effects in Pumps, ornamented with delicate perforations and foxings. E.clusively styled for you at the "Fountain Head of Shoe Style" the J & K Factory in Cincinnati. Strap Pumps that have the J & K look so very pleasing to women who like "different from others" appearance in , their shoes. You'll be delight ed with these Extremely Hand some and Fashionable Shoes. Aristocratic in its plain, dressy, tailor-made appearance is the tan calf blucher oxford. This is one of our newest styles and we recommend it to our custo mers who prefer the less or nate patterns. Look at it closely New Spring styles fresh from the makers. Come to see them beautiful models ready for your consideration. We here illustrate and describe a few of the many we have to offer. Special sale of Silk Hosiery in all colors, to match any Oxford. nil V T G. Clasrett ompatiyj We Sell m) FIRST AMONG CLEANERS Averitt Electric Company SHERIFF'S SALE 01 LAND. Buys Kentucky Store. Mr. E. L. King, of E. L. King & Co., merchants, this city, last Wed nesday closed a deal of considerable importance whereby he becomes the owner the of B. F. Lane & Son mer cantile business at Moscow. The continued ill health of Mr. Lane caused the sale. It is one of the old est and best known establishments of that entire section and enjoys a splendid patronage. Mr. King is a merchant of ripe experience and is well qualified and equipped to con tinue the business. Mr. Henry Grif fin, of Oakton, will be in charge of the business at Moscow. The Young Mother's Health is Most Vital Hear What Mrs. Ellis Says About It Covington, Ky. "During each ex pectant period I used Dr. Pierce's Favor ite Prescription. My friends were always very anxious about me, but especially the last time, because I was just getting over a case of the flu. But I am happy to say theirJears were unfounded. After taking Dr. Pierce's Favorite Prescription I had no trouble at all and comparatively no suffering Therefore I know the 'Favor ite Prescription' to be goodtnedicine and in my opinion it is the very best thing prospective mother can take." Mrs. Alma Ellis, 209 E. 3rd St Obtain this famous Prescription now at your nearest drug store, in tablets or liq uid, or write Dr. Pierce, president Inva lids' Hotel in Buffalo, N. Y, for free medical advice. Money to Loan T am authorized to take applications for long time loans to be made by The Northwesterji Mutual Life In surance Co., on improved farms of 50 acres or more in Obion and Weakley Counties, Tennessee, and Fulton County, Kentucky. The amount of money that can be loaned at the present time is limited. The rate of interest is 6 per cent. Please call at once if you are in need of a farm loan. ::::::.::::: : : : O. SPRADLIN, Union City, Tennessee By virtue of an Venditioni Ex ponas from the Circuit Court of Obion County, State of Tennessee, in the case of S. C. Laird vs. Miles Rain water, directed to the Sheriff of said county, I will sell to the highest bid- tier for cash, at the East door of the Courthouse in Union City, at one o'clock p.m. on the 29th day of April, 1922, a one-sixth undivided interest in a certain tract of land, situated in the 5th Civil District of Obion County, Tennessee, bounded and de scribed as follows: Beginning at the southwest cor ner of the Simmons' land: thence East with the old line, 117 poles to a stake with white oak and black oak pointers; thence North 48 poles to a stake with poplar, sassafras and mulberry pointers; thence West 111 poles to a stake, with black walnut and beech pointers; thence South 49 poles to the beginning, containing 70 acres more or less. Being the same land transferred by G. W. Davis to J. D. Rainwater, January 21, 1895, ana registerea in book 3-X, page 183, of the Register's office for Obion County, Tennessee. Said land will be soli subject to the homestead and dower of Mrs. L. C. Rainwater This the 5th day of April, 1922. J. W. CHERRY, Sheriff. E. H. Lannom, Att'y for Plaintiff, SHERIFF'S SALE OF LAND. REVIVAL MEETING. E. S. Baker, Pastor-Evangelist, First Christian Church. These meetings will be for the good of the whole community, whteher Catholic, Protestant, Jew or Gentile. The services will be worth your while. You will be heartily wel comed at all the services. There will be inspiring music, earnest mes sages and good fellowship. The pastor and members of the church unite in extending a most cordial invitation to everybody to at tend. E. S. Baker, Pastor. C. P. Church. Sunday school, 9:45 o'clock. Morning worship, 11 o'clock. Subject: "Something of the Glad Spring Time." Evening Subject: "Message to the Young People." Junior Christian En-"epvor, 2:30 o'clock. Senior Endeavor, 630. Yes, we are going to have a great service at 6:30 and immediately fol lowing, Rev. "Cunningham will ad dress the young people. His theme will be "Open Gates." Is. 62-10. You are invited. Death of Miss Fluty. Miss Jennie Fluty, daughter of Mr. Neal Fluty, after several years illness, died at the home of her fath er near Crystal Monday afternoon. April 3, 1922. Deceased was 38 years of age. She was a member of the Cumberland Presbyterian Church and a lady of personal and spiritual graces. Services, were conducted at An- tioch by Rev. W.B. Cunningham and remains interred at Antioch Ceme tery. 1 Real Estate Transfers. R. M. Whipple, trustee,, to D. H Burnett et al., trustees, 96 acres in No. 12, J2.375. Mrs. Sallie Moffatt et al. to L. R Phebus, 40 acres in No. 6, $2,000. Elias Callis et al. to Henry Callis et al., 123 acres in Nos. 4 and 6, $4,000. E. D. Tuck to Henry Killebrew, lot in No. 16, $162.50. J. W. McCorkle to Willie L. Mc Corkle, lot in No. 13, $800. L. W. Everett et al. to Forcum James & Co., timber in No. 14, $225. T. E. Marshall et al. to Marvin Flippin and wife, 100 acres in No. 10, $17,500. W. M. Sanders to O. T. Sanders, in terest in 12 acres in No. 6, $300. John A. Dickey et al. to Artie Dickey, lot in No. 15, $300. Mrs. S. E. Garrett to T. Summers Garrett, lot in No. 4, $500. Sue Flowers to J. N. Mclntyre, 32 acres in Np. 10, $1,300. R. P. Whitesell to Wm. Wilson,. 50 acres in No. 16, $1,500. Mary Tull to C. A. Tull, 29 acres in No. 8, $750. S. H. Jones and wife to Reece Al exander, lot in No. 13, $250. Mrs. M. E. Wilbanks to A. L. Glos son, lot in No. 13, $4,000. M. C. Harris and wife to William E. Harris, 50 acres in No. 7, $370. LOST Monday night,-April 3. be tween Union City and Clayton, two boxes containing articles of clothing. Finder please notify Jess Crane, Clay ton, phone 24-2 or 5 4 2-J at Union City. 2-lt, By virtue of Two Venditioni Ex ponas from the Circuit Court of Obion County, Tennessee, in the cause of Lovelace-Farmer Company vs. Elza Jones, Ellis Jones and J. A. Jones (Stayor), and in the cause of N. A. Vaden & Son vs. E. E. Jones, Ellis Jones, J. A. Jones and O. H. Jones, directed to the Sheriff of said county, I will sell to the highest bidder, for cash, at the East door of the Courthouse in Union City, Tennessee, at one o'clock p.m., on the 29th day of April," 1922, a certain lot, on which is located a dwelling house, situated in the 13th Civil Dis trict of Obion County, Tennessee, and in the Corporation of the town of Union City and bounded and de scribed as follows: Beginning at a point on the South side of Gibbs street at the Mobile & Ohio Railroad right of way, in the town of Union City, Tennessee, runs thence West with the South side of Gibbs street 70 feet to a stake in the Kennedy property, formerly owned by J. C. McCaw; thence South with the said East boundary line of the said Kennedy property 115 feet to a stake on the North boundary line of Clarence Bruer property; thence East with the North boundary line of the said Bruer property 70 feet to the Mobile & Ohio Railroad right of way; thence North with the said Mobile & Ohio Railroad right of way 115 feet to the beginning corner. This is a portion of the Major' W. L. Alexander property that F. T. Nail- ling and wife Eva Nailling pur chased of J. C. McRee and wife, which deed is duly recorded in Book 8-G, page 278, of the Register's of fice for Obion County, Tennessee, to which reference is hereby made for a full description of said lot. This property was levied on as the prop erty of J. A. Jones. In the cause of Lovelace-Farmer Company vs. Elza Jones, Ellis Jones, and J. A. Jones (Stayor), the lot above described will be sold subject to the homestead of J. A. Jones, but not in the cause of N. A. Vaden & Son vs. E. E. Jones, Ellis Jones, JA. Jones and-O. H. Jones. This the 6th day of April, 1922. J. W. CHERRY. Sheriff. SHERIFF'S SALE OF LAND. By virtue of an Venditioni Ex ponas from the Circuit Court of Obion County, Tennessee, in the case of Hornbeak Hardware and Fur niture Company vs. W. E. Hainwater and L. C. Rainwater, directed to the. Sheriff of Obion County, I will sell to the highest bidder for cash, at the East door of the Courthouse in Union City, Tennessee, at one o'clock p.m., on the 29th day of April, 1922,. a two-fifths undivided interest in and to 70 acres of land more or less,-sit-uated in the 5th Civil Disrtict of" Obion County, Tennessee, bounded as follows: Beginning at a stake at the southwest corner of the Simmons' land; thence East with the old line 117 poles to a stake, with white oak. and black oak pointers;; thence North 48 poles to a stake, with pop lar and sassaf ras and mulberry point ers; thence West 111 poles to a stake with black walnut and beech pointers; thence South 48 poles to the beginning, containing 70 acres more or less, being the same land that was conveyedby G .W. Davis to. J. D. Rainwater, on January 21, 1895, and which is recorded in Book 3-X,' page 183 of the Register's of fice for Obion County, Tennessee This land will be sold subject to the homestead and dower interest of Mrs. , L. C. Rainwater. J. W. CHERRY, Sheriff. This the 5th day of April, 1922. E. H. Lannom, Att'y for Plaintiff. SHERIFF'S SALE OF LAND. By (virtue of an Venditioni Ex ponas from the Circuit Court of Obion County, Tennessee, in the cause of Hornbeak Hardware Com pany vs. Claud Rainwater and L. C. Rainwater, directed v to the Sheriff of said County, I will sell to the high est .bidder, for cash, at the East door of the Courthouse in Union City, Tennessee, at one o'clock p.m., on the 29th day of April, 1922, a one fifth undivided interest in and to 70 acres of land, situated in the 5th Civil District of Obion County, Ten nessee, bounded as follows: Begin ning at a stake, at the southwest corner of the Simmons land; thence East with the old line, 117 poles to a stake with white oak and black oak pointers; thence North 48 polea to a stake, with poplar and sassafras and mulberry pointers; thence west 111 poles to a stake, with black wal nut and beech pointers; thence South 48 poles to the beginning, con taining 70 acres more or less. Being same land conveyed by G. W. Davis to J. D. Rainwater on January 21, 1895, duly recorded in Book 3-X, page 183, of the Register's office for Obion County, Tennessee. This land will be sold subject to the homestead and dower interest that Mrs. L. C. Rainwater has in said . above land. ' 2-3t This, the 6th day of April, 1922. J. W. CHERRY, Sheriff. E. H. Lannom, Att'y for Plaintiff. Marriage Licenses. Roy Heifer and Miss Pet Walters. Pat Crawford and Miss Rosa Grav- it. Estell Cummings and Miss Eula Craig. Ernest Rucker and Miss Nettle Casey. W. B. Rice and Catherine Brown. COLORED. James Blair and Annie B. Conner. FOR SALE Pure breed white- Peking duck eggs. Call Woodland 28.. 2-2t