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The Commercial, Union City, Tenn. FRIDAY, NOVEMBER. 2 4, 1922. To Whom It May Concern: I had the lact Legislature 'of Ten . nessee to pass a road law for Obion County; this law waa written by our County Judge, and was. approved by the County Court of Obion County, and I think is. the best road law the county baa ever had, but : it-developed in the last eloctibn that the people In the' rural districts were very much dissatisfied with parts of this law. They claim they are not getting a square deal. I think my self this law needs a few amend ments, and it being the duty of the . County Court and the County Judge to care for tho roads of the county I hereby suggest that the magis trates of the county call meetings in their respective districts at times and places to suit themselves and each district to appoint a delegation to tome to the courthouse at Union City on , the 15 tli of Decomber at one o'clock p.m., where we will meet the County Judge and Jrho County High way Commission and the County Su pervisor of said county to discuss the proposed amendments to this road law. There is one thing we are all onvinced of, that it isa physical im possibility for one man or supervisor to look after and handle 1200 miles of public road in Obion County, and all of our bridges and levees. I have lad the following amendments sug' gested to me by many men over the . county, which I think are good. First: to abolish the present high way commission of Obion County and reate a commission of two instead of six, with the County Judge as ex- offlcio chairman of this commission. This commission's duties to be as follows: To employ supervisor; to control all of the State roads, that is, the roads that the State Highway De partment has our automobile mon ey spent on, or any other moneys that tho State or County sees fit to appropriate for said State road, said supervisor also to control all bridges and levees in the "county; the two commissioners to be elect ed by the County Court. Second: That tho magistrates of each district shall have control of all roads in their respective di3- ' tricts except tho State road3; they shall also havo control of the dis trict money, whose duties it will be to handle each district or em ploy a commissioner to do the same. Now, gentlemen of the county who are interested in your roads, get busy and come to this meeting on tho 15th of December at one o'clock p.m., and kelp adjust this matter, or forever keep your peace, for I am going to io my be3t to make my promises good, and I will bo here but little af ter the 15th or December until the Legislature has finished her labors. S. R. RRATTON. High School Defeats Dyersburg; On last Friday afternoon there was staged in this city the hardest-fought football game seen here in year3. Alter an hour of the fiercest kind o football the Union City High School emerged victor over the highly-touted Dyersburg High School by the close score of 6 to 3. The attendance was small, but the spectators that were present unanimously agree! that it was the best game staged in his section of the country In years The local High School went Into the game doped to lose by at least four touchdowns, and probably more. The entire learn staged one of the most wonderful comebacks ever seen, and from the first whistle fought the leavy visiting team off their feet. . It was soon seen that Dyersburg would do well to score at all. v In the first quarter' ,Dyersburg y passes and line plunges worked the ball up to the locals' six-yard line and for four downs to take it ever. The High School line rallied and repulsed the bull-like rushes of the heavy opposing backs. The first quarter ended in a scoreless tie. Dy ersburg scored her only points in the second quarter thru a piece of luck. A Dyersburg pass" was grounded be-1 kind the local goal line, which should have gone as a touchback, giving the ball to Union City on their twenty-yard line. The referee, thinking at the time that the pass had been grounded on the field of play, ruled It merely an incomplete pass. On the aext play Green kicked a placement kick from the eighteen yard line for Dyersburg. The High School went into the I second half of the game with the I score against them. It was then that . they showed that never-dle spirit I that has won co many football games. By plungea and end runs they work- ed the ball Into Dyersburg territory in the fourth quarter. A dropkick from the thirty-yard line was de j dared a miss by inches by the ref I tree. The ball tu brought to the COUNTY COURT SALE OF LAND. IV in aLj H WHEN WE M WE mm SALE separate between ourselves now and ,Y SALE, We mean that we are going to from a thousand pairs of shoes Christmas at one price or another. iEvery Price! a Cit Price We mean that we cut the price on every pair of shoes in our house, regard less of what they cost us. Everything priced in plain figures, but we cut our own price. Shoes, Overshoes and Rubber Boots Not only Shoes, but everything in the Dry Goods line. We have a big stock of Men's Pants, Hats and Caps. Everything marked in plain figures, but our profit comes off. Don't wait sale starts TO-DAY BUY NOW! We have the biggest line of Christmas goods brought to Union City or Obion County. It will pay you to do your Christmas shopping early. Read our big Claus circular: "Peace on earth, good will toward men." If you don't know the way, just follow the crowd to the CHRISTMAS STORE ever Santa The house that undersells them all. twenty-yard line and Dyersburg at tempted to kick. The kick was blocked by Titts worth and Captain Bond fell on the ball behind the vis itors' goal line for a touchdown. There was much wrangling over the play, but the referee and the umpire both ruled the ball to be Union City's. No attempt was made to score the point after touchdown, due to the darkness. Line-up and summary: Dyersburg. Union City. Draper left end Roberts Green left tackle. . Bond (c) Ballard 1. guard ... Tittsworth Williams center Ranck Ozmont r. guard. .... Grissom Dickson r. tackle Quinn Wilson quar. back . . Reynolds May 1. half Scates Kirby 1. half Andrews Miller r. half Owens Moonehan .... fullback ....... May Score by quarters: , Dyersburg High 0 3 0 0 3 Union City High. 0 0 0 68 Substitutions f&r Dyersburg: Burke for May. Scoring: Dyersburg placement kick, Green. Union City touchdown, Bond. Referee Heppner. Umpire Keiser. Head linesman Hoffman. Time of quarters 12, 15, 12, 15. Timekeepers Thumbanko, Beadles. Freight Business. It'a a long worm that has no turn ing. Columbia Record. For ice and coal call 1(0. One measure of the improvement in business conditions in Union City is seen by the fact that freight orig inating here, handled by the N., C. &St. L. Ry., amounted to 3,670 tons during July, August and September, as compared with only 1,869 tons during the same period last year. In spite of transportation -difficulties the N., C.-& St. L. was able to handle a considerably larger business out of Union City than during the same three months in 1920 when 1,779 tons were handled. This does not take into account inbound business, for which figures are not available. W. W. Lovelace, N., C. & St. L. agent, who announces these figures, says that in spite of the nation-wide car shortage tho N., C. & St. L. is making every effort to continue to give increased freight service to the people of Union City. The first of fifteen new engines will to put into service this week, and will soon be followed with 1,000 new freight cars and 15 new passenger cars. Card of Thanks. We desire to express our heartfelt thanks, our appreciation and grati tude to the many kind friends, min ister, physician and everyone for their kindness and help in the, hours of sickness and sorrow. Tho death of Alvin, son and brother, leaves us with broken hearts, and we ask that God's richest blessings be and abide with you all. Mr. and Mrs. Tom Recce, An sit May Kmc. Best Grades of Furnace Cooking and Domestic " Ltamp Coal For Cash Only. At Lowest Prices Both Kentucky and Alabama Coal. Prompt to all parts of the city Del Phone 32 CRYSTAL ICE CO. ivenes Phone .32 In obedience to a decree of sale of the County Court, at Union CUy, Tcnn., made in the case of Sarah Cal houn et al. vs. Leslie Calhoun et al.. I will, on Saturday, December the 9th, 1922, at or about one o'clock p.m., in front of the East Courthouse Door in Un ion City, Tennessee, sell to the high est and best bidder the ract of land in said decree described, situate in the 6th Civil District of Obion Coun ty, Tenn., about two miles northvest of Troy, and abou 105 poles and 12 links west of the Troy and Hickman public road, and of which W. T. Cal houn died tho owner, and conveyed to him by John Lasley, and bounded on the North by Clarence Glover, on the East and South by John Grimes, and on the West by Lon King, and containing 29 aeres, more or less; also an undivided two thirds interest in a strip of land eae pole wide, and running East, frem the S. E. corner of 6aid 29 acres, more or less, 105 poles and 13 links to the Troy and Hickman puhlic road. Term3 of sale, one-third cash, and balance in one and twoi years, evidenced by notes with approved security, bear ing six per cent Jaterest from date, and with lien retained on said lands as further security. 34-3t This November 17th, 1922. R. II. BOND, Clerk. NON-RESIDENT PUBLICATION. To Blanch Hayne, Clara Ballard and her husband, George Ballard, Es ther Farring and her husband, Fred Farring, Blanch McMurry, and Leslie McMurry. In the County Court of Obion County, Tennessee. E. H. Lannom vs. Mrs. Sarah McClanahain et al. In this cause it appearing from the- bill which is sworn to that Blanch Hayne, Clara Ballard, George Ballard, Esther Farring, Fred Far- ring, Blanch McMurry and Leslie McMurry aro non-residents of tho State of Tennessee so that the ordi nary process cannot be served upon them, they are therefore here by required to appear before the County Judge while holding the County Court in Union City, Ten nessee, on or before the First Mon day in Decomber, 1922, and make de fense to the bill which is sworn to against them et al. in said court, or otherwise the bill will bo taken as confessed a3 to them. It is further ordered that this no tice be published for four consecutive weeks in the Union City Commercial, a weekly newspaper, published in Union City, Tennessee. This October 31, 1922. 32-4t R. H. BOND, Clerk. LAND SALE. - J. H. Leeper vs. S. T. Wade et als. In Chancery Court at Unioh City, Tennessee. In obedience to a decree of the Chancery Court at Union City made at the October Term, 1922, in the above styled case, I will, on Monday, the 4th Day of December, 1922, at 3 o'clock p.m. in front of the East Door of the Courthouse in Union City, Tenn., sell to the highest and best bidder the property in said decree described, being a parcel of land lying and being in 13th Civil District of Obion County, Tenn., and described as follows: Bounded on the North by Mill street, on the West by First street, and the road, on the South by D. A. Edwardr,, on the Ea3t by M. & O. Railroad, containing 25 acres, more or less. TERMS OF SALE. Sale will be made on terms of one-half of the purchase price payable in seven months, and one half payable in twelve months from date of salo, in bar of tho equity of redemption, homestead and dower; accepting purchase money notes from purchaser with approved personal security thereon, and also retain a lien on the land so sold to further secure said purchase money notes. This 7th day of November, 1922. GEO. A. GIBBS, Clerk and Commissioner. E. H. Lannom, Solictior. 33-3t WINTER EXCURSION TICKETS NOW ON SALE To certain destinations in Alabama, Arizona, Cuba, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Mississippi, New Mexico, North Carolina, ' South Carolina and Texas. Liberal return limits and stopovers. Apply to any Mobile and Ohio Rail Road Agent for tickets and particulars, or write STANTON CURTIS, General Passenger Agt, St Louis. Mo. The Commercial $1 a Year TO WALTER HOWELL, THE FED ERAL LAND BANK OF LOUIS VILLE, THE NORTHWESTERN MUTUAL LIFE INSURANCE COMPANY. Obion County, for the use of Houser Creek Drainage District, vs. B. D. Coulter et als. Chancery Court, Obion County, Tennessee. In the above styled cause it ap pearing to the Clerk and Master from the bill of complaint, which is sworn to, that the defendants, Wal ter Howell, The Federal Land Bank of Louisville, Ky., The Northwestern Mutual Life Insurance Co.; aro non residents of the State of Tennessee, so that ordinary proce33 of law can not be served upon them. It is there fore hereby ordered that the said above named defendants appear be fore the Clerk and Master of tho Chancery Court of Obion County, Tennessee, on or before the 3rd Monday of December, 1922, that be ing 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 said cause set for hearing cx-parto as to them. It is further ordered that publication of this notice be made for four con secutive weeks in Tho Commercial, a weekly newspaper published in Obion County, Tenn. 33-4t This Nov. 8, J922. 33-4t GEO. A. GIBBS, . Clerk and Master. By Nelle F. Marshall, D. C. & M. " C. N. & H. H. .Lannom, Sol. for Complt. ' Buck -"Can you give a definition of an orator?" Private "Sure. He's a fellow that's aays ready to lay down your life fc 3 eoirttry." V.