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RED SPOT Saves the Surface Our Paper Is the Best BED SPOT PAINT & GLASS CO. RED SPOT Saves the Surface Our Paper Is the Best BED SPOT PAINT & GLASS CO. IT If CIA ii ini Onion City Commercial. established 1890 1 r.1;j, c , , lfiQ- Went Tennessee Courier, established 1897 1 Consolidated September 1. 1897 UNION CITY, TENN.. FRIDAY, AUGUST 4, 1922. vL. 32, NO. 19 ROAD CONTRACT CITY TO TROY retch from Union City to Troy Wi11 Be of Concrete. Hugh Smith, chairman of Obion ounty Highway Commission, H. Forcum1 and Hon. S. R. Bratton, the committee appointed by the Obion County Court to act for the county in accepting or rejecting bids on the link of the Jefferson Davis Highway through Obion County, reported that contract had been let for a solid con crete road from Union City to Troy, a distance of about 9 miles. The contract was awarded to Y. Y. Phillips, of Martin, Tenn., at a bid of $284,547.84 for the road. Con tract for bridge construction on this road was awarded to Ragsdale of, Memphis, his bid being $26,458.80 Mr. Smith reports that he was in formed by Federal and State engi necrs that this bid for a solid con crete road was the lowest bid of th kind in the history of the State, This road is a link in th Jeffersson Davis Highway and al so In , the Memphis to Bristol Highway. The concrete road will be 19 feet wide, finished, and the con tract stipulates that it must be com pleted by December, 1923. WEST TENNESSEE FABMEBS URGE SAFE FARMING Annual Institute at Station Farm Has Large Attendance. The West Tennecsee farmers Instl tute which .met at the Experiment Station at Jackson July 25-27, was pronounced by hundreds of farmers In attendance as the best farm meet ing that has ever been held in the section. The various sessions of the meet ing were characterized by a strong sentiment for a safe and sane system of farming which includes the grow ing of ample feed ctuff for the fam ily and livestock on every farm. The invasion of the boll weevil was dis cussed and as one solution, speakers and farmers urred that the cow, the sow and the hen should be included on every cotton farm. Since livestock Is recognized as the cheapest method for building up and maintaining soil fertility and in view of hc fact that there'are brighter prospects for prof itable prices ahead farmers were urged to raise more livestock and to use purebred sires at the head of the herds and flocks. The great need of enriching the soil by the use of manure, fertilizers, lime, and the growing of legumes, the value of which was demonstrated to the farm ers by the Inspection trips over the station farm was pointed out. An other keynote of the institute was that since production is only half the job that farmers of the section adopt the policy of marketing their prod ucts just-as scientifically as they pro duce them, and in this connection they, urge co-operation among the farmers In marketing their various crops. In the resolution adopted by the farmers attention was called to the value of the county and home demonstration agents and those counties not having them were urged to employ same. ACUTE HEART ATTACK FATAL TO GEO. R. LACY mayor of Arkansas City and was act ive in the public affairs of his coun ty. He was rounding out, his second term as Sheriff of Desha County and was a candidate for re-election in the August primaries. Mr. Lacy was twice married, his first wife being Miss Bettie Belser, of Monticello, Ark. She died several years ago, leaving two children, Mrs. Robert Culpepper, of Pine Bluff, and Lawrence Lacy, of Arkansas City.. His second wife, was Miss Ethel Rich ards, of Union City, Tenn., who sur vives him. There are two sons by the second marriage, Guy and Jessa La cy, both of whom live in Arkansas City. The deceased' was a brother of Charles A. Lacy, member of the cot ton firm of Lacy Brothers ii Kim ball Company, of this city. Another brother, Jesse G. Lacy, a member of the local cotton firm, dlod in 1911. Memphis Commercial Appeal. RUNAWAY OF TEAMS AT WOODLAND MILLS Mr. M. M. Ferguson, of Woodland Mills, was a visitor here last Tuesday- and told us of the trouble Mr. T. M. Flack had with his teams. Four wagon teams left Woodland Monday on their way to Hickman to get some lumber. A short t'me after sta'rting the hindmost team took fright and started, running right into the next wagon, actually mounting the wagon frame, one of the mules breaking a leg. E. H. Dow ell, the driver of this wagon, was knocked off and stunned but not seriously injured. Two more of the teams started in a general stampede and one horse was badly bruised. No other damage was done. The trip was continued with three teams. It is a little remarkable that the results were not more serious. It was a dangerous looking affair. Mr. Garret in Union City. Hon Finis J. Garrett was here last week speaking in his own behalf as a Democratic candidate for Congress. Mr. Garrett was r.ccompanied by the Dresden band and the editor of the Dresden Enterprise, Mr. Holbrook. A very large audience greeted Mr. Gar rett at Reynolds Theatre, where he spoke. Mr. Garrett has always had very strong following in Obion County and his reception hero seem ed to verify the fact. It is hardly necessary now o mention the line of discussion since the election is over, but; the speech was in every way a characteristic one, full of sensible and thoughtful views calmly and dis passionately expressed. Desha County Sheriff Drops Dead in Arkansas City. Sheriff George R. Lacy, for 30-odd years a prominent citizen of Desha County, Ark., dropped dead in his home in Arkansas City early last night. Advices received by local rel atives last night were to the effect that death was due to an acute at tack of the heart. , Mr. Lacy visited the steamer Kate Adams, docked at the Arkansas City wharf, at 7:30 o'clock and returned to his home. The attack came Imme diately after he reached his residence and he expired within a few minutes. Sheriff Lacy was 61 years of age and had lived in Arkansas City since bis early manhood. He was born and reared In St. Mary's Parish, La., the son of a sugar planter, and moved to Arkansas City soon after the death of his father. For a number of years Mr. Lacy was a grading contractor and built some of the levees on the Mississippi River below Helena and near Coving ton, Tenn. : Mr. Lacy served several terms as Ordinances Confirmed. The Board of Mayor and Aldermen met last Tuesday night, the principal business of the meeting being to hear objections to the present plans of street building, ' embraced in ordi nances Nos. 12, 13, 14. Quite a num ber of citizens were present, but only one man seemed to have any objec tions of a positive nature. The ordinances were confirmed unanimously. The plan3 are in brief that all the streets included are to be treated with the penetration sys tem. That is, hey arc to be treated with oil which i3 to be a part of the general street construction. In No. 12 are included Main, Third, Wash- ngton; No. 13 including Cheatham, College, Grove, Church, Washington, Harrison, Lee, Florida, Mill, Ex change, Fifth, Third, Second, First, Depot, Bank, Division, Ury, Home, Main; No. 14 including Second, Home, Lilac, Mathews, High, Fourth. These are streets specified' for con struction, all or part of same as set forth in the ordinances. PASSAGE OF TARIFF MEASUREJOUBTFOL Administration Bill May Not Go Through at the Present Session. Washington, July 31.--Whether the administration tariff bill will be enacted before the November elec tions again has become the sub ject of private discussion. There 13 a more or less general belief in the Senate that the measure cannot be brought to a final vote there before Sept. 15, and there are those who be lieve the ironing out of differences between the Senate and the House in conference will be so slow that it cannot be completed before Congress goes home for the fall campaign. Some Democratic leaders express the belief that the House will balk at some of what the minority have Insisted are high duties. These lead ers think that when the measure goes to conference the House will reserve the right of separate vote on a num ber of questions. The move from the Democratic side Saturday for an investigation of charges that some Senators are 11 nan cially interested in the wool and other duties voted Into the bill may operate to delay Senate action. The Democrats say they will press their resolution for an inquiry, and further heated discussion on the floor appears in prospect. While the fight over the wool schedule is about over, other commit tee amendments will cause sharp controversies. The promised disagreement be tween the House and Senate over American valuation is not expected to materialize, Senate leaders holding that the House will yield on this question in view of the flexible tariff provisions written Into the bill by Senate Committee In accord with the recommendations of President Hard ing. Aside from this question, however, there will be more than 2,000 items in dispute between the house and Senate. As the fight over rates goes for ward in the Senate, sentiment in favor of a "scientific tariff" to be built around recommendations of the tariff commission apparently con tinues to increase. fers Is instruction in making differ ent kinds of beds, importance of proper ventilation in the room, tak ing of temperature and respiration. The use of ordinary utensils and equipment found in the home. In struction in the care of communica ble diseases, and how to check the spread of thesame. The course pre pares' you to serve as voluntary workers in case of disasters or epi demics and fits you to live a more useful life. Residence Improvements. The residence of Mr. and Mrs. F. E. Quinn, Palmer street, has been re modeled and improved, with both outside and inside work. The hand some new front porch, roofing and windows have changed the appear ance of the home entirely. C. MOVES PART OF SHOPS FROM JACKSON -Sheriff Asked Charge No Protection- to Quit. Jackson, Tenn., July 29. Master Mechanic L. Grimes, of the local Illi nois Central Railroad shops, received orders to-day from General Superin tendent Bell, of the motive power de partment with headquarters in Chi cago to move all the belt drive ma chinery from the local shops to Ha leyvllle, Ala. This constitutes about 30 per cent of the shops. Mr. Grimes stated that the I. C. was getting tired of what he called insufficient pro tection being offered its employees here. Last Wednesday 26 track laborers were taken from a train at Malesus, south of Jackson, beaten and. scat tered. No arrests have been made in this case. A large number of Jackson citi zens met this afternoon and pledged Master Mechanic Grimes full support in protecting his employees. The Jackson Sun asks editorially for the resignation of Sheriff R. A. Malnord. LACY'S WIDOW MAY BE SHERIFF OF DESHA Another Woman Also Being Urged for Appointment. Little Rock, Ark., July 30. Desha County will soon have the first woman sheriff in Arkansas, to suc ceed the late Sheriff George Lacy, who died Friday. By far the bulk of the recommendations reaching Gov. T. C. McRae, who will appoint a sheriff to serve until next January, favor the appointment of Mrs. Lacy, Baptist Sunday School. helps Why do folks fail? Somebody helps them. Why do folks sudceed? Because somebody always them, and don't you forget it. Help yourself, just a little, and lots of friends help you. Give up, "lay down" on the Job the buzzards get you. Don't GIVE UP. Make a desperate struggle and go to Sunday cshool. If you don't believe folks wan't to help, find the AGOGA class. Enter their portals; note the suppressed eagerness with which these pink cheeked young men murmur fond wel come and extend you the glad hand It will be good for, besides it will help you. Agoga class, 9:30 a.m. Health League. Miss M. Nesbit, Director Public Health Nursing, State Board of Health, Nashville, Tenn., met with the nursing committee of the Health League on Tuesday, July, 25, at the rooms of the American Legion, which is also the Union City Health Center. Miss Nesbit was very much pleased with the work done by the League, and hopes' that every one will take advantages of the Well .Baby Clinica which are open for colored babies on Wednesdays, 4 to 5, and for white babies on Thursdays, 4 to 5. Bring your babies to be weighed and meas ured on these days, also all boys and girls up to school age. Miss Nesbit also spoke at the Lions Club about the work and of the need of the co-operation of the community j with the Health League to bring about better conditions in the way of helping to prevent communicable diseases, of the keeping of well peo ple well, and of better birth registra tion. A class in Home Hygiene and care of the sick in the home has been or ganized by the Public Health Nurse. It is made up of 25 young women (colored) and will meet in the col ored school building Tuesdays and Fridays, 4 to 6, for six weeks, and at the end of that time a certificate will be given by the American Red Cross to those meeting the require ments. The Public Health Nurse hopes that this is only the beginning of other classes. What the Home Hygiene and Care of the Sick in the Home course of- Mosquito Campaign. Union City has appropriated funds, both 1921 and 1922, for getting rid of malaria (chil,l3 i.nd fever) by the destruction of the kind of mosquitoes (anopheles) that carry malaria from one person to another. This work, chiefly drainage and oiling, is being successfully carried out under the di rect supervision of Mr. Rawls, with the assistance of the State Board of Health and the U. S. Public Health Service. To rid Union City of other kinds of mosquitoes, those that bite and "pester," each householder must see that no water stands about the house or premises for more than a week. These pestiverous mosquitoes lay their eggs in barrels, roof gutters, tubs, in fact, anything about the house, yard or lot holding water. From the eggs develop the wiggle- tails and from these the mosquitoes Remember the city is doing work which last year caused a big reduc tion in the amount of malaria and will cause a further reduction this year. It is up to each householder to prevent the other mosquitoes from breeding about the homes. If you are bothered by mosquitoes, tell Mr. Rawls about it; but first spend a little time in your back yard; you may find' them breeding there. Flowers are all right for the front yard; mosquitoes are all wrong for the back yard. I THE .UNIVERSAL CAR . I If X or flff I HI With Starttr and Dmmaantabl Riou ' II I HI AtAHE Ford car is so simple in I I II X construction, so dependable in its I II action, so easy to operate and handle E l HI that almost anybody and everybody I I I The Ford Coupe, permanently enclosed 1 1 1 HI with sliding glass windows, is cozy, I I and roomy modest and refined a car I I II that you, your wife or daughter will be I I I I I proud to own and drive. I I 1 1 1 And of course it has all the Ford econ- I I HI omies of operation and maintenance. I I HI Call and look over the Ford Coupe. I I HI Reasonably prompt delivery can be I I I I made if you order at once. I I R. H. RUST . Ii Hill Authorized Ford Dealer Phine 400 I I HI ; Union City, Tenn. II All Cheap Skates. A scientist tells us that the av erage human body contains materials (phosphorous, sulphur, magnesium, hydrogen, oxygen, etc.) totaling, in value, about 98 cents. The human body, in short, from a physical or ratner, chemical standpoint, is worth less than a dollar. Yet th.ere are conceited people! AFTERTHOUGHT. And while we're on the subject of the 98-cent body, may we not philos ophize a bit? In the light of this new disclosure, why worry about death? Death destroys only the body. So if you die, you'e only 98 cent3 short. That's all it amounts to. With these facts in mind, it seems foolish to spend money for physical repairs, does it not? For dentist's and doctor's bills, we'll say. Think how silly it is to have a thirty dollar-gold filling fastened to a 98-cent piece of machinery. Like gold bumpers on a flivver! Nashville Tennessean. ' THE JEWETT for BUILT BY PAIGE Six Cylinders Supply Fifty H. P. Jewett Speed and Pickup. $1065 The full fifty horsepower of the Jewett Motor is furnished to the rear wheels without undue strain or effort. Its heavy.drop forged crankshaft with bearings more than two inches in diam eter, by its very size, reduces to insignificance the torsional or twisting vibration immediately evident in lighter constructions. Pressure oiling to main bearings reduces friction. DODGE BROS. MOTOR CARS Over 400,000 owners. What will your car be worth a year from tday? Do'dge Bros, announce a Business Coupe at lower price. v . Goodrich and Kelley Springfield Tires. CITIZENS AUTO CO. Richard Semones, Manager, Union City. "Beyond the Rocks" Rudolph Valentino and Gloria Swanson TWO DAYS Tuty! August 7th and 8th. Prices 10c and 20c. JIMMIE'S PLAYHOUSE FREE Star Photograph of Rudolph Valentino to the first 500 ladies. Warning: Come early for seat s lb 2 - i I n j t.-t r . ?