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.The Commecial, Union City, Tenn, FRIDAY, MAY 5,'1922. UNION CITY STREETS BONDS TO BE ISSUED Board of Mayor and Aldermen Hear Publio Discussion. At the meeting of the Board of Mayor and Aldermen last Tuesday night, it was anticipated that some action would be taken with refer ence to street improvements, and a number of visitors were present Jo take part in the movement. There were also a number of persons there who are interested in the construc tion of the new depot or passenger station to be built in Union City. It seems that in the order dT the court to provide for the opening of Church ''street across the tracks reference is made' to Exhibit B as the type of building to be constructed. An exhib it is now in the hands of the freight office of the N., C. & St. L. Ry., known as exhibit B. This exhibit designates a frontage on the north . with four rooms, viz: A ticket of fice, northeast "orner; colored wait ing roomsoutheast corner; baggage room, southwest corner; waiting room for whites, northwest corner. Closets are to be located accordingly. This will practically close up the Church street side except for one door for the colored passengers. Now Mayor Woosley suggested that per haps these plans were not to be used, but that Exhibit B proper calls for a different typo of building entirely. The exhibit now in the hands of Mr. Lovelace is the cause of the protest that was made Tuesday night, and this is the plan that was pre sented two years ago. Mr. Sprad lin, Mr. Verhine, Mr. Dietzel, and, in fact, nearly everyone present had something to say about the ar rangement, objecting to the plans and expressed a feeling that they are not What Union City should have. Some of the gentlemen are also of the opinion that they are not what the railroad companies really intend to follow in the building of the new depot. The street improvement question was then proposed and generally dis cussed. A member of the board, Mr. J. C. Burdick, was marooned out of town and could not be present, and asked, that no action be taken until he arrived. The board therefore post poned action until Wednesday night. Postponed action did not interfere with the discussion of street improve ments. Every member and everyone took part. Mr. W. G. Reynolds had something to say in reference to his experience at the Jeff Divis Highway meeting at Jackson, Miss., to the ef fect that highway construction is now possible at a much lower cost than heretofore. Mr. Wtsworth fa vored a policy of making what is known as permanent improvements on the business streets and those re quired for heavy traffic and the oth- ers of a cheaper type; Mr. Hopper thought that permanent types should be used for a short distance in the heart of the city and then cheaper streets in the residence section; that ' cheaper streets could be maintained for a period of years on the interest required for bonding permanent con struction. Mr. Kerr and Mr. An drews, members of the board, had some suggestions to make. Among the visitors present J. P. Verhine of fered the suggestion that Union City could not afford street construction at $2.60 per square yard, aggregat ing $20,000 or more a mile. It is too expensive. Mr. Spradlin could not see the justice in improving Ury street with permanent construction 'and leaving the remainder of the resident streets out of the plans alto gether. Mayor Woosley read a let ter from General Waddell who is cqn nected with highway improvements in Arkansas, using asphalt coating on graded roads at a cost of $1100 a mile, which is highly recommend ed. Mr. Chas. Dietzel, representing the Lions Club, favored a general policy of permanent improvements. So did Mr. Hugh Smith, chairman of the county highway commisssion. Henry Oliver, T. R. Reynolds, I. P. Morris and others had some remarks to make. Mr. Woatherford, of Mem phis, who made the survey here last year, is here again and is planning an addition to the survey, including another section of streets', totaling a probable cost of $134,000 in per manent improvements. He explained the different character of street con struction, life, maintenance and costs, etc. The thing 'is, as we said before, that Union City cannot af ford from a half million to a million ln street construction, and there for only the principal business thoroughfares should have perma nent construction and the residence sections a cheaper street. Therefore, there is some jurtice in Mr. Sprad lin's contention, . that one street should not be improved at thje ex pense of the others. Therefore cheap construction only is possible on the resident streets. C. O. Rawl was elected sanitary engineer to take care of the mosquito campaign. Bids are to be accepted fo'r the purchase of a street scarifier. A special meeting of the Board of Mayor and Aldermen was held Wed nesday night to take up the propo sition of street .improvements as un finished business. Not bo many vis itors were present as attended the meeting Tueday night, but about the same opinions were expressed as re pards plans of construction. As phaltic concrete with concrete foun dation and straight concrete as two types were considered, and when it was decided that the cost was almost the same asphaltic concrete was adopted. Mr. Tittsworth offered a resolution first to take up the work proposed last year, paving on First street from Harrison to Main, on Main street from First to Ury and all of Ury street. These are known as Sections 1, 2 and 3. This after some discussion, was withdrawn and Sections 1 and 2 embraced in a resolution to carry a bond issue of $36,000 were adopted. Then a sec ond resolution to create another two sections to be known as 4 and 5 was adopted. Section 4 embraces First street from Main to Palmer and Sec tion 5 embraces Church street from Fifth street to Cemetery street running east and west. In creating new sections the citizens along those sections will have to be notified and objections, if any, filed, and then proceed along the lines; decided upon. The present plans are no doubt very much better than the old plans. The present plans embrace Church street instead of Ury street and make an addition of North First street. The cost of the entire plans is estimated at $125,000. This gives north and south and east and west main lines in and out of the city. However only Sections 1 and 2, at $36,000 are ready for bonding. The new dis tricts will have to be organized be fore b nds can be issued on them. Now all this seems fine and good. But there is a bigger question yet and that is the cost. Last year when everything was higher the estimate for Sections 1, 2 and 3 was made at $97,000. This year wc are led to be lieve the work can be done fifteen to twenty per cent cheaper. If tbr. t is the case $125,000 for all five sections is excessive extortionate. Last year after the plans were abandoned an offer to make a cut of $21,000 on the $97,000 contract was made if the board would entertain it. That would have been $76,000 for Sections 1, 2 and 3. Therefore we say to the board, beware that you don't get stung either in the total contract price, in the quality of the work, or the proper bonding of the contrac tors. MAY TERM OF OBION CIRCUIT COURT IN SESSION Judge Elkins Convenes Court and Hears, Civil Cases. Circuit Court convened this week, Judge Elkins presiding, with very small pressure of business, due to the rains and farm work. The grand jury wa3 organized and the officers were all in their respective places. The following civil cases were heard: Tom Hastings vs. W. E. Speigh, Jean Smith, suit dismissed. Ever Tight Piston, Ring Piston vs. J..W. Miller ad American Express and Railway Co. Plaintiff takes a voluntary nonsuit as to the express company. Case dismissed at plain tiff's cost. Dr. J. D. Adams vs. E. G. Johnson, E. K. Farrar. Plaintiff dismisses his suit as to E. K. Farrar and cost ad judged against plaintiff, J. D. Adams. Hornbeak Milling Co. vs. W. V. Martin, J. H. Archie, Ed Parks. Judgment of court dismissing case and taxing plaintiff with cost. Elbert Woods vs. P. B. Morris. Plaintiff failed to appear for prose cution and uit dismissed. H. B. Fleming vs. Frank Lawson. Judgment of court for plaintiff and against defendant for $200. GRAND JURY. J. C. Potter, foreman; S. D. Clem mons, Bob Neil, T. M. King, A. T. Thompson, D. Caudle, G. A. Moore, Li T. Holliday, J. H. Dorgan, Carroll Caldwell, R. A. Gossum, J. V. Mc Corkle, G. W. Caudle. TRIAL JURY. Ed Reese, W. M. Bruce, J. M. Hon eycutt, J. H. Grooms, W. P. Morris, E. M. Tate, J. E. Stovall, C. G. Bar kor, Joe M. Calhoun, E. P. Ander son, Jas. H. McCaw, T. R. Meadow. Notice. I can test your cows for tuberculo sis at once. Call me for your spring surgery at 312 or 220. DR. YOUN'7 BLOOD. NEW BANK FOR FARM , LOANS IN LOUISVILLE $250,000 Institution With Walter Howell, President. ( The Louisville Joint Stock .Land Bank, a new farm loan institution, with a capitalization of $250,000 and with provision for loans aggregating $4,000,000 will be opened in Louls-i ville, was made known by Walter Howell, president of the new bank. He declared application forY charted had been made to the Federal Farm Loan Board at Washington. The enormous loaning power of the bank is made possible thru the sale of Joint stock farm loan bonds, it was said. The bonds are issued under the supervision of the federal government and re entirely tax ex empt. The capital will be increased whenever necessary. v $35,000 MAXIMUM' LOAN. At first the new. farm loan institu-1 tlon will operate only In Kentucky and Indiana, but later, its incorpora tors say, it will extend to Tennessee. The maximum loan to any one per son will be $35,000. ' ' The incorporators are F. M. Sack ett, John W. Barr; Jr., L. W. Botts, Henning Chambers, Attila Cox, S. A. Culbertson, J. C. Englehard, Walter Howell, W. H. Kaye, W. J. Mont gomery, J. D. Stewart and J. Ross Todd. ' These men are also directors of the Citizens Union Fourth Street Bank, the Citizens Union National Bank and the Fidelity, and Columbia Trust Company. Mr. Howell, it was further learned, had resigned as president of the Fed eral Farm Loan Board. According to Mr. Howell, the ad dition of the Joint Stock Land Bank to these financial institutions gives to this city and the surrounding territory one of the strongest ban Ing groups in the whole country and insures to the agricultural and busi ness interests, of this section a finan cial support and backing which should be Invaluable. Mr. Howell started his career in a small bank in Tennessee and has de voted his life to the study of bank ing. After a series of promotions he became the, first president of the Federal Land Bank in Louisville in 1917; and the success of that institu tion under his guidance has been noteworthy. He brings to the new institution a prestige and- acquaint ance which augurs well for its suc cessful operation. Louisville Her ald. ' i Herd Scores Fine Record. Mr. Herman Dietzel has returned from the Southern Shorthorn Exhi bition and Sale at Columbia, Tenr., he'ld May 1 and 2, and comes home with a fine report from his herd of shorthoens. ' J He entered into competition with some of the best herds in the South and the result was as follows: Reserved champion cow $35 One bull and two cows by one consignor 35 One bull and two cows bred and , consigned by one person .... 35 Best five animals by one con signor 35 Best five animals bred by one consignor 35 Section 7 (four cattle entered) 1 First, $20; second; $15; third, , $10; sixth, $5 . 50 (19 entered in class) Section 3 (bull calf entered): won third 10 (22 entries) " Section S, one and one-third... 10 Total 245 Heifers in Section 7 and bull calf in Section 3 sold to Mr. Whitfield in Maury County to start a herd. Mr. Dietzel's competitors were as follows: Lespedeza Farm, Hickory Valley, Tenn. Thomas & Thomas, Shelbyville, Ky. C. I. Smith, Camp bellsburg, Ky. Hovell & Son, Waynesville, N. C. J. G. Allen, New port, Tenn. Cowan & Cowan, Dick son, Tenn. Geo. Eliazer, Dickson, Tenn. Total amount of premiums was $1,000. Ford Car Men Meet. ' The West Kentucky and South west Kentucky District Convention of the Ford dealers which met yester day at the R. H. Rust garage and salesrooms was entertained here by the host, R. H. Rust, in a very de lightful way. Mr. Rur"8 place of business on Washington avenue was live with visiting car men. A num ber of officers from the home office in Detroit and from the branch of fices in Memphis were also present. A feature of the occasion was a pic ture 'show, followed by a banquet at the j Palace Hotel. The celebrated Lincoln car and foundries were shown in the pictures. Mr. Rust, as usual, ' vas active and made the occa- on the first Sunday, May 7. Every sion very pleasant for all the visiotrs. one cordially invited. v On Saturday morning we will , put on sale 10 dozen Gingham Dresses, made by The Jackson Cornpany, at actual cost of the material. These dresses are made in three styles, in all colors, "and m sizes froirj 16 to 48. Do not miss tfiis C orum Public Speaking. , Senator, L. E. Gwinn, candidate for Governor of Tennessee from Tip ton County, announces that he will speak in Union City on Monday night, May 8, at 8 o'clock. Mr. Gwinn was here last Monday and made a very favorable impression. He will no doubt make an interest ing address and should have a large audience. Election of Teachers. The Board of Education met last Saturday night in called session for election' of Superintendent of the City Schools and grade and high school teachers. Following were elected: Superintendent, , F. E". Ranck; teachers, Miss Morton Covington, C. F. Shecley, Miss Cassio Hamilton, Miss Inez Lovelace, J. E Cox, Miss Mary Bird Pursloy, Miss Ninnie Bark3dale. Acceptances have boon received from the teachers elected on the pre vious Wednesday night. Notice to Company K. All members of Company K, 117th Infantry, are to turn in all Federal property at the armory as soon as possible. Pay roll for the last pe riod of 1921 will reach here this week, but will not be paid until every enlisted man in the organization has checked in his clothing. The armory will be open every afternoon be tween one and three o'clock and on regular Tuesday drill night. - If you have turned in your clothing see that the other man does. Old Depot to Be Sold. Agent W. W. Lovelace, of the N., C. St. L. Ry. Co., is in receipt of in structions from the office of the pres ident in Nashville, embracing speci fications for the sale and moving of the old passenger depot away entire ly. The sale must be made by the 10th of May and the depot must be moved by the 1st of June. This will no doubt set at rest all doubt3 about the immediate construction of a new depot. Commencement Services. Owing to commencement services being held at Bethel College on the second Sunday 'in May, the Rev. R. L. Kealhley announces that commu- ' nion s rvices will be a Beech Church THEY FIGURE AS FOLLOWS! A yds Gingham. ... . . $1.13 1 yard Organdie ........ .50 1 pattern.... .20 Tapd:.V..:C;..v.;.,;..; .10 Buttons ., .10 Thread .05 Making.... ........FREE Total...... $2.08 opportunity. The sale will lasjt until the entire lot is sold. . , (EL Special Service. , Pastor Baker announces preaching by H. S.Hughes, of Memphis, at the First Christian Church in Union City next Sunday, both mprning and even ing services. Mr. Hughes will be here for a ' week's meeting at Rey nolds Theatre and occupies the church pulpi on Sunday. On Sun day afternoon he makes a special ad dress at Reynolds Theatre, i y Decoration Services. Children's day and decoration day will-be observed at Salem on the second Saturday in May. Rev. Sel lars will preach and everybody inter ested in the church and cemetery is invited to be present. PUNGENT PARAGRAPHS. A lot of troubles would solve them selves if the whole " world would krjock off and go fishing for one week. Columbia, S. C, Record. What is needed just now to make the spring lawn campaign a. success is work and mower work. Kansas City Journal. The numbe ofp eople in the United States who cannot speak English is less than two millions. This includes train callers. Akron Beacon-Journal. Whenever the Germans reach the point where there , is nothing else to do they are always willing to do it. Indianapolis News. "Women are disappointing as Ju rors' says a Judge in Minnesota. 'And 0, we blush to admit, are men. 'Nother proof of sex equality. Ta coma Ledger. Jack Demp3ey's verdict that King George and the rest of the British royal family are "nice-looking" peo ple" relieves the Anglo-American en tente of a serious strain. Chicago News. Lady Astor will undoubtedly stir up a lot of unrest in this country with her slogan, "Woman's place is in the house." St. Paul Pioneer Press. ' We read that it costs $250 to dress a girl properly. For-goodness sake, give one of them $250! It would be worth it to see a girl dressed proper ly. Arkansas Gazette. First College Man: I want you to come to our dance to-night. Second Ditto: Thanks. Is it for mal, or shall I wear my own clothes? aciison IAN ORDINANCE CREATING THE OFFICE OF SANITARY ENGI-" NEER. . SECTION 1. Be it ordained by the Board of Mayor aDd Aldermen of Union City, that the office of Sanitary Engineer of Union City be created and that bis duties shall be such as are prescribed from time to-time by the State Board of Health in extinguishing and preventing mosquitos and malaria. . .SECTION 2. Be it further' ordained that the Sanitary Engineer shall have the & ithority and" power to employ such laoor as is necessary and needed to assist him in bis work, but it must be with tbb-consent and approval of the Sanitary Committee. . SECTION 3. . Be it further ordained that the salary pf the said Sanitary Engineer shall be $60.00 per month, and that his term of office shall be from May 15th to September 15th. SECTION 4. Be it' further ordained that this ordinance take Effect from aDd after its passage, the public welfare re quiring it; that all laws ai J parts of laws in conflict herewith are repealed. 1 Passed and approved this 2d day of May, 1922. J. W. WOOSLEY, Mayor.' , W. D. KEISER, Recoriyr. Published in the Union City Com mercial Friday, May 7, 1922. Carroll P. Wilson et al vs. R. L. t)a vis et al., Chancery Court, Obion County, Tennessee. 3 In the above styled cause it appear ing to the Clerk and Master from the bill of complaint, which is sworn to, that the defendant, R. L. Davis and Victoria Davis are non-residents of the State of Tennessee, so that ordinary process of law cannot be served upon them. It is thereforeNhereby ordered that the said above named defendants appear beforo the Clerk and Master of the Chancery Court of Obion County, Tennessee, on or before the First Mon day of June, 1922, 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 them, and the tmid cause set for hearing ex parte as to thein. It is further ordered that publication of this notice be mide four consecutive weeks in The Commert cial, a weekly newspaper published in Obion County, Tenn. This May 1, 1922. GEO. A. GIBBS, Clerk and Master, By Nelle F. Marshall, D. C. and M. Piejjce & Fry, Sol. for Compl't. "Mine won't work either." "My husband is a regular perpet ual motion machine." , , Judge. ' . '