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; Ours is the Grocery business, we work 1 at it , and we -study it. For wenty-fiye years we have hardly 1 thought about $nf thing elseand now we think we know our: lesson f ly well. Have a good business, thank you; and the best stock, the prettiest and : the cleanest store any v Here in these parts. ' Ladies can vear -silk skirts wliile shopping here and never soil them, ' By the way it matters not what coffees and ' tteas you haVe beenXusin'g, I say to you that the Mff Gate Coffee Spices and are Better. , " ' ". . vv "... : 'iv.Jv- ' ' . '' - . '.- They are' guaranteed to be the best ever otfered for sale to the people of this county. You will find oiir store headquarters for all , .the good things to be had in any market Two Phones--204 and 230 E.' F. Grissom Three, Delivery Wagons Mr, Bell and wife, of Rector, Ark.. I A clean and refreshing comedy that are,,, we understand, with relatives at has made more people laugh than any Rives this week. ' . ; , . : ' ' .., play ever produced. Bring the old folks. ; Miss Gus Dodson has gone to Linden They enjoy a good laugh, and they will to attend the burial of her brother-in-law, Mr. Sheffield. Messrs. W E. and L. Q. Logan, of Woodland vicinity, called Monday and paid their respects. : : Mrs. C. T.' Jarrell, of Humboldt, was in the city Sunday visiting her friend, Mrs. T. Ff Stubbs Miss L. P. Milam has -returned from quite a pleasant visit with Mrs. Moore and family at Obion. Guy Nailling has located in Obion, assisting Messrs. Courtney and Beck ham with their cafe. Mrs. Vic. Albright will be at home enjoy more fun looking at Sis Perking than any show they have ever seen at the opera house. One night, Feb. 11. V. E. Hudgins, a law partner with Judge F. W. Moore, will continue the practice of law at the office occu pied by Moore & Hudgins. The part nership, interrupted by the appoint ment of Mr. Moore to the judgeship of the Court of Civil Appeals, will con tinue as heretofore under the same firm name. .. John A. Haynes, who has been con nected with the Union City Hardware Co. as salesman for some time, leaves this week for Murfreesboro. It is under- 1 . i , I m a lew aays irom a prolonged visit stood that hk hr(jthcr A. j. Hayne8; with friends at Waverly. will fill the vacancy. The latter Mr. Miss Rhine Joynen left Thursday for Ha a week's stay with her sister, Mrs. J. D. Hubbs, in Mayfield, Ky. Mr. and Mrs. Marvin Chapel are en tertaining a v;ry sweet little daughter, born to them last Thursday. Mr. and Mrs. R. J. McAdoo went to Rives Tuesday to attend the marriage of their niece, Miss Harris. Miss Mattie Sanders, of Kenton, was the guest of bcr grandparents on West Church street, city, last Monday. Dr. M. W. Moores has returned from LOCAL AND PERSONAL. " . a '. S -'Mr, S.-A. Rodger is in Memphis. , W. L.,White went to CJayton Mon day. - - , ... . - E. C. Hawes is with his family this "week. : ' Mrs. J. W. Pardue is very sick this - week. .'' "" Mr. Will Cowden spent Sunday in the city. ' . ! Vernon White was in Martin Wed - Wm. Ramsey has returned from Trenton. "-' h. . H. Lockhart spent Sunday with v.his family,;v ' ' .. v- Mr. Joe tfailling, of, Cayce, was here Wednesday. ' . ' Miss Inez Dahnke has returned from .a viwit to'Fulton. JVIr. B. Rodgers and little soil visited an JKenton Friday. J. C. Burdick was a busines visitor in 'JIashville this week. " v ., Rev. J. H. Thomas, of Rives, was in . the city Wednesday. ' .Mrs. Chester Irvine, of Rives, was a .caller here Wednesday. J. W: Freeman, of Troy, was a busi ness visitor iere yesterday. ' R. E: .Craig made a business trip to . Louis ithe first of the week. Mr. Burnett, of Rives, was a busi ness Tkitor here this week. Mr. ana -Mrs. uoraon , Jenkins are entertaining a very fine baby son. Miss Mary Johnston, of Dyersburg, was a visitor in the city this week. Union City after an absence of several months. g Mrs. Nannie J. Wood Monday morning between the hours of live and six God sent his message to the sick chamber of Mrs. Fannie J. Wood, and in its flight it bore her gen tle spirit to its heavenly home above. God has takon rom us a kind lov ing and patient mother and dear friend only to be transplanted in a far more grand and brighter home which is pre- a visit to Fayetteville, having attended Pared for uod 's children only. the marriage of a cousin in that citv. For tlie Past six years no one knew Mrs. J. L. Hudgins was called to her but she and her Mastor llow Sreat was r.1.1 lmmo in tii;,., r,i, her suffering, and as long as I have count of the serious illness of her moth er. Mrs. Dnr.ii ft j. r. uiover, ot tne vicinity of uiav- i. i ton, was a business visitor here Monday. -J. C. Burdick returned Wednesday from a few days' business trip to Nashville. visit son. in Kenton, after a pleasant to her sister, Mrs. W. J. David- M. known her I never heard her express one murmur of her misfortunes, of the life of an invalid, and often have sought her sick room to be met and greeted always with cheerful heart, No one could tell what her feelings were, for seeminsrlv she was hannv HI- XT 11 TTTI . Tl w i I " " x . ijiiwj ut xui vaney, Her smiling face was her greeting of is this week entertainine a week-end .i ji i T .i i J?JZ Wlf S T ST' Party' C0-P-S -"her of young if she in all her afflictions could b(fso . I " 1 A J T 1 -111 ... - . . Dr. Shame, of Obion, was the . TT '' . ?l mnM.mU fier Me of ermg-how could w u:,a w ,r T , . now tneir regular meeting next Mon- who are so blessed with good health IX II If. I.IIIH I 1 ...... . , 01 I (Iflv IllCrhf. O t 'tiKio ilatitxt mnm I m-rw-vf I on,! l... 1 , tant business. free from nare haw Miss Dessie Nicliols of Lilac street, c y Jjne8 Hardy & Lclfish a8 t0 nlurmur when she ha( g0 m v.8m..g xurs. xruue xurner Jones gtorefi) k miayinf, kave of ab. many afflictions and bore them so lov sence for ;a 'few days. He was in Ruth- ingly, so long and so patiently? How J. 1. Wheeler, of the country near erford Tuesday. Woodland, was a business visitor here ri)a - ,r . Its an old sajing the more you Monday. , , . ,. r,. kins at the opera house February 11 and you will never die. Elder L. L. Briggans, of Henderson, will preach atthe Exchange Street Chris tian Church on Sunday, Feb. 14. A cordial invitation is extended. JNO. T. WALKER PRESIDENT ; D. N. WALKER CASHIER HERMAN DIETZEL V.-PRESIDENT THE THIRD NATIONAL BANK OF UNION CITY, TENNESSEE :WITH ITS: Paid-up Capital - - -Shareholders' Liability -Surplus and Profits - - $60,000.00 - 60.000.00 - 17.500.00 $137,500.00 Gives Depositors the Largest Security of Any Bank in the County. Deposits are solicited from $i.oo up, with the assurance that the hJank holds itself under obliga tions to accommodate any depositor when called on so far as within its power lies PROSPEROUS GROWING DAILY :::::::: :: :: :::::::: of his daughter, Mrs. E. week. . The best laughing show booked at the opera house this season is Sis Hop kins. Feb. 11. W. H. Wheeler, of the Hickman country vicinity, was a business caller here MondayJ Mr. and Mrs. Chas. Curlin, of Hick ory Grove, Tenn., visited Mrs. Ben Cur lin Thursday. Mr..W. W. White and family left Rives this week for Angleton, Texas, where they will locate, and the good wishes of aitimerous friends go with them. '.. Mr. House, of Obion," is the guest of Mr. and Mrs. ( John R. Pitts. ,. Mr. and Mrs. Williams, of Pmliir-nh. are in the city' visiting friends. Mr. aujMre,vJas. Ownby visited in Martin Tnesday and Wednesday. Mm. K.' Grwiand little daughter. Willo, .-fv Thursday in Fulton. Miss Vera Johnson, of McKenzie, is the guest of Miss Tearl Hudgins on Church street. Judge F. W. Moore went to Jackson Mrs. Nat Murphy and baby were the yesterday to be present as associate jus- Sundav guests of Mrs. Knox Everett tlce on the bench of the Court of Civil great must her reward in Heaven be trod saw she needed rest and he called her to his world where no sorrow, no pain and no trouble can blight her life Mrs. Wood, as I knew her for the past three years, was a pure Christian woman. Twenty years ago she pro fessed her faith in Christ and had since been a true and devoted member of the Baptist Church. She was laid to rest Tuesday at Shady Grove Cemetery, Rev. Newbill preaching her funeral. She leaves one sister, Mrs. Fannie Faulks, of Hickman, and three chil aren, ijeake, Raymond and Lena to mourn their loss. A Frikxd. near the city. Jimmy Hogan lute a dope line on $G5,000 at Milwaukee. Hogan has been employed at Gibbs' barn and is some what of a Celtic wit. J. L. Ranson, Jr., was in Nashville this week attending a meeting of the Tennessee Furniture Directors and Em balmers Association. Appeals, his .first duty as a member of the court. Jno. W. Bennett, C. L. Moffatt. J. Mules and Horses for Sale. Sixty head of five-year-old medium- size mules, also ten young work horses. Will sell for cash or on good note pay able Dec. 15, 1909. Further partieu- W. Brantly, and Walter King, of Troy, lilrs address J. F. fe S. L. Dodds Co. or Unequaled Clubbing Offer $2.00 for $1.50 SAVE MONEY ON YOUR READING FOR-THE COMING YEAR Two First-Class Publications, Supplying the Needs ' of a Family, Offered at a Great Reduction from Combined Subscription Price The Commercial ... t . . . . . Uncle Remus' s The Home Magazine . . - Publishers' price By special arrangement with the publishers, we make the greatest of offers. It cannot last long. SLOO 1.00 $2.09 Both Sent One Year For $1.50 Small, indeed, is this outlay for the actual needs of the home in reading matter. . s A FEW "WORDS ABOUT EACH i ; ' - THE COMMERCIAL is published every Friday morning. It i devoted to the interests and to the local news of this county and nearby territory. In size it is six columns, and eight to twelve pages. Subscribe and' do not be dis appointed. UNCLE KVMUS'S THE HOME MAGAZINE. Every reader is a booster of 1 1 j u eat magazine, founded by Joel Chandler Harris, and overflow ing with stt-i , .r,d from cover to cover. You would not regret the outlay if this m.-!f a . re represented the entire price paid for the combination. It is unlike an v , . and it's coming each month will be a joy to the entire family circle. A, big book, with stories and pictures, and withal a treat which can never be lftown unless you read it. It's a hard magazine to miss, rders for subscriptions should be addressed: THE COMMERCIAL, Union City,Tenn. attended the Masonic Grand Lodge meeting in Nashville last week, return ing Saturday. The Third National, one of the coun ty's strongest banks, has an advertise ment in this week's paper. Bead care fully what the officers have to say of a splendid institution. J. P. Ownby has been offered and has closed a contract with a Nashville firm, which will hereafter make him a knight of the grip. Mr. Ownby's Union City friends take pleasure in his uecess. Bev. L. G. Landenberger, of St. Louis, will preach in the New Church House of Worship on Sunday, Feb. 14. Subject at 11 a.m. : Prayer;" evening, "Peter's wife's mother healed of the fever. " Sun day school at 10 a.m. All invited. W. G. Reynolds was in Nashville last week attending the State convention of the Anti-Saloon League which was in session at the First Baptist Church in that city. M KeynolWs is a member of the State committee of the Anti- Saloon League. J. Al. Caldwell, of this city, went to Chicago Wednesday to sign agreement with the American Steel and Wire Co. to represent them as traveling salesman in East Tennessee and Kentucky terri tory. Mr. Coldwell will enter upon his work immediately and we wish him abundant success. From the vicinity of Old Republican t i . I we nave receivea some items among which W. E. Logan and son visited Dresden Monday, Mr. and Mrs. Aubrey Logan were in town shopping Tuesday and Arthur Frazier and Emmett Steph ens have returned from Texas. To Blue Ribbon we would suggest that we haven t room to mention all those who J. R. Donnell, Hickman, Ky. 43-4 FOR SALE jno. 1 to acre farm, 3j miles east Union City, 4-room house, 20x20 barn shedded all round, good young orchard, good water, 0 acres in cul tivation; can be bought at $50 per acre. A bargain for some one wanting to locate near the city. No. 2. 150 acres of fine bottuin land, 4 miles southeast of P;dslev; can be bought at $21 per acre; worth $20 as soon as cleared. No. 3. 105 acres fine land, 2 miles east of Rives, 37 acres in cultivation, lo acres deadened, 2 tenant houses and 20x20 barn, good black land. can be bought at 25 per acre. No. 4. 700 acres fine bottom land. in timber, 7 miles west of Obion; 10 per acre, or ?4 per acre for the timber; will exchange it for good town property. Five-room cottage, in good condi tion, lot 100x130 feet, well located, good barn, coal and wood houses, all for f i,aoo. Four-room cottage, almost new. lot 100x132, good barn, hen house, coai ana wooa nouse, located near the High School. $1,500. Good 2-story house, with lot 70x 20, corner Ury and Mercer sts. , in northers part of city, for only $2,000 300 acres good land, well improv ed, 190 acres in cultivation, 2-story house and new barn: 3 miles east of Rives, at $40.00 per acre. For information apply to FORESTER, BECKHAM & FORESTER. NAILLING BUILDING. HAVE YOU TRIED IT 0 1Tb C? FV& T CREAM FLOUR Ask Your Grocer for it NONE BETTER DaMe-Walker Milling Co. . Ask us for prices when selling your grain. fit :::::::: :: fir::::::;; League Conference. The Memphis Conference Epworth League will hold a League Conference n Un ion City May 13-10. A more ex tensive announcement will appear later League Conference. The Executive Committee of the Memphis Epworth League Conference met in Humboldt Saturday, Jan. 30. The meeting was called to order by the president, Mr. H. L. Disheron, and af ter a short devotional exercise the date for the next League Conference was dis cussed. We decided to have the Con- rence May 13-15, inclusive, at Union City (the place for meeting having been settled at our last Conference). We have arranged a very interesting and j attractive program and are expecting to have some very able and inspiring speakers with us. The Conference will begin Thursday night, May 13, with a reception given by the local chapter. Most of Friday will be devoted to ad dresses on the different departments, and on Saturday the vice-presidents and superintendents of the departments will have some institute work. We want to make Sunday the best day of the whole Conference. On that day we are to gather up the fragments and feast on the good things that we have received. A Member. An Open Lake. Petitions are being circulated and nu merously signed praying the State to negotiate cession for Reelfoot Lake, and to make it a public hunting and fishing preserve. Walters Cafe strictly cash after Feb 1. Card of Thanks. To those who kindly assisted us in the hour of trouble with tender hands and healing words we acknowledgo from hearts overflowing with gratitude, trusting that He who watches overall will visit you with abundant blessiugs. Mrs. M. S. Marshall and Family. The first crop of Burley tobacco in Virginia was sold Monday at Rich mond. One farmer averaged $1S.'J3 for his crop. Roams for Rent Furnished and unfurnished. Board at $3.50 to $4 00 per week A fine line Cigars, Smoking Tobacco and a Fine Line of POST CARDS always on hand at the BRACKIN HOUSE J. VV. COLE, Proprietor. Walters' Cafe Strictly CASH after February 1. Get the pay-cash habit, and not have the collectors 4 to worry you. W. E. WALTERS. Phone 49 Opposite Union Depot. come over for a few hours chat.