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i tuiixLii iluuii un I .the) Mi, I Rlfi nniNfis IN TOWN tMp-, l- ' ... r.t-' ere'fowds Line Streets and Fill - the ( ;, . . Eailway Park. i vlslt Everyone noticed last week an ac count of he eaily settlement of Dri', Obion County, This was the Parker i.WiIson colony, " and ln memory of O'B tn,s event Union City had a celebra- tlon with thousands of visitors pres- , ent last Saturday, . , On this day the buying and sell- Lit J lng of livestock and the bargain-giv ing by the merchants was an attrac- s tion which brought most o xthe r crow'd to Union City. It was a nne day fine weather, good order and a good-humored throng. Numbers of people were here bcfore noon, but in the afternon great crowds had as- " sembledf A feature of the occasion was. the, exhibition of livestock. There was a parade of fine cattle. Mr. Herman Dietzel's fine 'shorthorn herd was taken thru the street, con sisting of some fine males, cows and heifers. Some fine horses and mules were seen on' parade. j The first of the program of exer cises in the park was the . formal openiflg conducted by Pastor Baker, of the First Christian Church. Mr. Baker made an interesting talk con cerning the work'that the good peo ple of Union City are doing, particu larly tlrfs plan of providing recrea tion and developing the bodies and the mental attitude of the children of Union City and community." The speaker is always fine, but this was a most interesting address. . At four o'clock, the big event of the day began to take place.. This was the giving away of a Fote tour ing car. Mr. R. R.;Rose, who is con ducting these enterprises, made the announcements, and his assistants, Messrs. Waddell and Riley, were on the Job. R. H. Rust, who sold the car, and some of the city bankers and, business men were on the plat- , form. Esq. J. F. Gregory was pre sented with the car, and then he and Mrs. Gregor were taken in the new car with crowds pf people following thru the business section of the City. The day was one of the best of all the trade days we have had. It was -the end Tbf a series of first Monday and third Saturday trade and sell ing days and a fine success in every , respect. was made by Mr. Oliver to organize and declare war on the rats of Union City. A committee for this purpose was appointed by Dr. Turner as fol lows: Reagor Motlow, W. E.' Hud gins, R. F. Liddell, H. A. Bransford. Mr. Tlttsworth was asked for a report on the building and loan plans. This was not ready and Mr, Tlttsworth begged for more time. A resolution offering a ' vote, of thanks to Hon. Luke Lea and The' Tcnnessean for the courtesies extend ed to tile people of Union City thru The Tennessean was unanimously adopted. . ' Mr. Clem Burdick reported that he had made application to the offi cials of the road to get the early morning Nashville train arriving in Union City a little earlier so that the Nashville papers may be carried out on the rural routes from Union City; also for the. purpose of making con nections with f the "Dinkey" on the M. & 0. R. R. leaving for the regular dally run south. Mr. Burdick was offered a vote of thanks by the club for his work with the railroad people Dr. Park suggested the co-opeia- tion of the club in arrangements for the Fourth of July entertainment ut. xoungDiooa onerea some re marks in regard to the work of elim inating tubercular cattle, inspection, etc.,. This, Mr. Tlttsworth said, had been taken up by the Board of Mayor and Aldermen, and that an ordinance I would be perfected to require inspec tion or all cow3 from which milk is taken to supply the people of Union City. . Judge Bratton a'.so called at tentlon to the fact that the County Court would take up the question of inspection' of cattle in the county at the July term of court. HIGHWAY DEPARTMENT STATE ENGlMEER'S REPORT levee in Nowise Responsible for Present Conditions. Following letter comes from the Department of Highways of Tennes see, written by Chairman W.W. House concerning the levee and spillway at Reelfoot Lake: Mr. S.R. Bratton, Union City, Ten nessee. Dear Mr. Bratton: As ex plained to you in my-letter of last week I requested Mr. McEwen, our Division Engineer, to make a thor ough investigation of conditions at Reelfoot Lake. This he did and filed a very comprehensive report which report shows that the levee is in no wise responsible for the conditions Quite a number of very practical that now exlst aQd that the spillway The Lions. is fulfilling every requirement pected of it. by the engineers.- It will be, the position of the de partment to let the improvement re main as it is at this time and should it be demonstrated when the waters recede that the spillway should be lowered same .can be done at that time. I am writing this fully that you matters were discussed at a meeting of the Lions' last Tuesday. In the first place a report was made by W. G. Reynolds on his trip to the Jeff Davis highway meeting r.t Jack son, Miss. Among the more important things of interest Mr. Reynolds stat ed that facts were developed at this meeting to, tho effect that firEt-class highway ..construction is now possible at the rate of eight to ten thousand may 06 ln Position to answer any in- dollars a mile, 'the "complete cost of 1ulrles tnat may come to you from f ' " itA . 1. . TT1.1 m .... now hard, asphalt covered roads. lUB feuy mcKman ana vicinity Mr. Reynolds stated that , Federal 1 Ieel lAat this is the proper position roads are now being built In Missouri Inasmuch as we have spent quite a at five thousand dollars per mile. llttle money in trying to bring about If the Jeff Davis Highway Associa tion of Mississippi has. made this dis covery it makes a striking contrast between the cost figured here by the Federal engineer for the highvay be tween Union City and Troy and the tnis ana could not under any circum figures of the association. The road stances agree to cut the'levee at any here was estimated at '138,000 a otner place. So you have authority mile. I rather think one is a bit t0 say for this commission that the low and the other about twice whaUP08itlon above outlined will be the one taken by us. Motlow suggested a I in.anKing you for your promptness f rct-killing campaign in Union City, ltt replying to me and furnishing me Rats ave been doing considerable 1 wlttl1 the information you did, I am a condition that would give Lake and your county a through connec tion, also protect the lake and at the same time damage no land owner. I feel that we have .accomplished llllinii niTV cminnm UlllUll UIM ounuuLO FIELD-DAY EXERCISES ' - :v 9 Union City Public Schools, April 28, ' 1922. On Friday, Apr. 28, all the schools of Union City will ussemble, on the athletic field of the high school and Will participate in the events given below. This will be an Interesting program and every person In Union City ought to be present if they can possibly do so. The exercises will be gin at about 8:30 a.m. and continue until 3 p.m. This was started last year and was a success and we hope to have a better program this year than was given last. We hope this will become one of the leading events of the school year and that great In terest will be manifested. Many of the high school. in our country are giving mucn attention to field day in the Echool and it is bringing great results. And Union City ought not to be backward in this movement she shall not be if it is in our power. We earnestly solicit tho help and in fluence of those Interested. As there will be some necessary expenses at tached to this event It has been de cided to charge an admission of fif teen cents. These tickets will admit you to all of .the events and if there should be any surplus above actual expenses it will be used for tho gen- oral improvement of tho school. We sincerely hope there v.'ill be a good attendance. Entries: Central School, 4th and 5th Grades.' FOURTH. , No. 1. 75 yd. dash fbo-! and girls). v - No. 2. Running bread jump (boys and girls). ANo. 3. Hoop!.c race (girls). No. 4. Potato race (boys). ' ' FIFTH. No. 1..75 yd. dash (boys and girls). . No. 2. Running broad jump (boys ). No.. 3. High jump .(boys). No. 4. Hoople race (girls). Jno. 5. Rope jumping, , 75 yd (girls). JUNIOR HIGH SCHOOL. ' Seventh Grade boys and girls. . No. 1. 100 yd. fash ' No. 2. Running broad j!l?p. 3. Standing broad Jump. 4. Running high jump. EIGHTH GRADE.' , Boys and Sirls. : 1. 100 yd dash. 2. 75 yd. hoople race 3. Relay Potato race. ' SENIOR HIGH SCHOOL. : ' Girls.' No. 1. Running high jump (all grades). No. 2.' 100 yd. hooplo race. ' No. 3. 100 yd. rope jumping" con- old building which is ln tho street will be moved out, according to the order of the court passing upon the opening of the street a few years ago. The remaining portion of the old building will then' probr.bly be used until a section of the new is constructed, and tho. new building will extend- back some distance, from the street into the park lot. It is understood that the expense of the building will be shared by both roads, but that the work will be di rected and superintended by the N., C. & St. L. Ry. Co. AG0GA-ITES AND AGrOGA-ISM. (Formerly Class 13 of -the Baptist Sunday School.) This is a class which was organ ized many months ago and has func tioned. The class was reorganized on tho night of March 28, 1922, and the name changed to AGOGA, which means "Get Another Man." The oiass stands for the spread of the Christian faith and th'e advancement of Christianity to all; it believer in the organized Sunday school and its work; it believes .that every man, woman and child should be a mem ber of Sunday school tho AGOGA Class invites all men ever 20 years of age, who are not members of other Sunday schools, to join its class and become real workers; and last, this class etands for the social fellowship and co operation of its members. We teach and practice all this in the AGOGA CLASS. Come out next Sun U.y and join us. A special program has been arranged for that day and we invite all. THE AGOGAS WELCOME YOU. COME AND SEE. OVER 700,000 OWNERS What will your Car be worth a year from today? Dodge Brothers Motor Cars GOODRICH TIRES-best in the long run. Fabrics and Silvertown Cords Good Used Dodge Cars iif first-class mechanical condition. GUARANTEED. We repair all makes x Cars All work GUARANTEED. No. No. No. No. No. tost. No. No. No. grades) No, grades). No. 3 No. 4. No. 5 450 yd. dash. 5. Tug of war (2 companies). Boys. . ' Running broad Jump (all 2. Running high jump (all REVIVAL MEETING TO BE HELD AT REYNOLDS THEATRE it should be. ivir. xieagor ' damage at the mills. Mr. Motlow ."has been reading statistics, and call- ' ed April 2, Your friend truly, . ' W.' W. HOUSE, Chairman. LOUISVILLE BOARD OF TRADE ON THE ROAD TO UNION CITY jL attention to the fact that rats have destroyed more foodstuff in the United States Un a year's time than '. the entire State debt of. the State . of Tennessee. The 'question was dis- cussed, but the most important chase of the subject was never touched, in Itinerary Includes Union City Date some of the European cities rats " have spread more disease than thru'! any other Infection known to man kind. Rats have caused, epidemics of cholera and Other serious and ma- f lignant. types of disease. The infec tion from a rat bite is very poison ous, often fatal. . Taken altogether, there is bo insect or animal life so dangerous to the health of the hu- man family as the rodent. . The Gov 8i nmen surveys are very good so far as they go, but the most important .. campaign, work yet to be done is a general warfare on rats. A motion , of May 24. Mr. W. W. Lovelace showed us a schedule of points to be visited by the Louisville Board of Trade during the coming month, which ncludes a stop at Union City on May 24 at 12:20 o'clock. This is no doubt a very important event, one which will be of special interest to merchants and livestock men. ' The Lions will no doubt arrange for a reception when the party arrives. ... . i ' 100 yd. dash (all grades). Pole vault. 150 yd. hurdio race. 1 No. 6. Tug of war (2 companies) joints: irst place 5, second 3, third 1. xryouts will be held this week, in fact before. Thursday afternoon and the best four in each Jumping contest and the best eight in each running contest will be permitted to enter the finals. The' contests wil! be conducted in the -best systematic way and in the r ost interesting. The boys and C'rls of all the schools are working and arc doing what they can to make me aay a success, but we need the help of the people of Union City. Every parent who has a phild in school oughkto be there that day. We want 3500 , people present and we feel sure you will go away pleas ed. Come but -and eniov voursAlf C 'HERMAN P. THOMAS,, , Prin. -Senior High School. Dr. Shluter Hughes to Hold Meeting - Week of May 7. me meeting beginning at Rey nolds Theatre Sunday afternon, May 7, at 3 p.m., will be interdenomina tional, as Dr. H. S. Hughes, who will speak twice daily during the week of the meeting, has worked in this way for the past five years. , Dr. Hughes spent twelve months (dur ing the world war) as general evan gelist in the camps of Arkansas and Texas, and since the close of the war has held meetings in a number of the larger cities, including Phila delphia, New York City, Boston, Mass., and Chicago. 111. There will be two services Sunday, May 7, at Reynolds Theatre, and twice daily during the week. Subject Sunday afternoon, May 7, will be' "Modern Day Delusions," and evening subject (8 o'clock) will be 'The Fiery Furnace of the Twenty eth Century." . - ' The meeeting vill last 'eight days and will be in the nature of a revi val for the church peopje. of Union City as well as for the unconverted Let all Christians pray for a mighty revival among church members and that God may save many of tho un converted. Citizens Auto Company RICHARD A. SEMONES, Manager. Union City, Terin. Phone 166 THE UNIVERSAL CAR a SECOND FLOOD IN ' " , STEEETS OF HICKMAN -Go to Corum's for FRESH Can dies of All Kinds. ' New Depot in Union City The iron rods which have for a number of years inclosed tho little park just west of the nassenTer sta tion in Union TlityNhave been -removed and all signs point to the fact that the two v railroad companies, whose roads pass thru Union City, are making preparations to recon struct or build a new passenger sta tion in Union City. That part of the Water to Be Six Inches Higher Than Three Weeks Ago. For the second time this cpring the business section of Hickmf.n is covered with water and, tho nearly every merchant on Clinton street is dcing business on scaffolds, there is better feeling. They are accustom ing themselves to the conditions, which is a much better attitudo when it is possible. The seven-milo levee below Hftskman was holding the first of the week. A loop levee has been constructed just be!ow so that in case of a break there is a chance of breaking the current and checking the water. Cairo is billed for a gauge of 54 fee'. Certainly the peo ple or Hickman have been sorely tried with high waters. . , rvH Sedan $600 F. O.B.Detroit With Start r and dmoantabla Rinu Genuine Common Sense Many Ford owners can afford to own and oper ate any car they may choose, but they prefer a Ford "because it is a Ford." For "because it is a Ford" means dependability, ease of operation, efficiency and it means sure, quick transportation. t And "because it is a Ford" means god taste, pride of ownership and genuine Common Sense. The Ford Sedan, a closed car of distinction, beauty and convenience, is the ideal all year 'round car, for pleasure or business for the farm, town or city. It gives you all that any car can give at a much lower cost for operation and maintenance. Ford Cars of all types are in great demand, so place your order at once if you wish to avoid delay in delivery. E. H. RUST Authorized Ford Dealer. Phone 400 ' UNION CITY, TENN. Senior Play. We have had murder trials, di vorce trials, and every other kind of trials, but the latest trial is a "Triai of Hearts." The greatest' all-star cast ever assembled will be in this Senior play. You'll be thrilled from the moment the curtain rises until the end of the play. Come and bring a friend. Help the biggest, biigh test and best looking class in the history of Uqibn City High School. Admis sion, 25 cents to everybody. Harpole-Walker Furniture Company FUNERAL DIRECTORS " WH1TESELL HARPOLE, s J. L RANSON, JR. 354 AND 216-3 RINGS 432 AND 32 OFFICE PHONE 99 - UNION CITY, TENN.