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At the home of Mr. and Mrs. C. W.
- Tkevar J one of the prettiest home wed dings ever seen in this part of the State took place last Tuesday evening at 9 o'clock. The Brevard home is a beau ful .country place three miles northwest of Uijion City, a point known as Bre vard's Crossing, with wooded lawns and rolling acres. The house was beauti fully lighted and decorated. An altar was stationed in. the parlor, made of foliage, blending with appropriate deco ration and provided with tapers. The halls and rooms are spacious and com fortable, and the entire scene was alto gether inviting. A large party of friends arrived at 8 o'clock on regular train No. 54 and found a very cordial reception awaiting them. The lawn was provided with Beats and numbers were scattered everywhere in groups. At .9 o'clock the wedding party arrived, and in the tpaee of a few minutes the little ribbon bearers, Margaret Elizabeth Caldwell i and Virginia Steel, appeared in the hall, unwinding the. ribbons and stretching them on either side of the floor leading to the altar. Then followed the brido and groom marching to the altar. The minister in charge was Rev. Ratliffe, of Kentucky, a friend of the family. The ceremony was of short duration, but the words and occasion were full of im port. Thus were J. C. McReeand Miss Ad rian Brevard united in the bonds of holy wedlock. The bride was dressed in white, which was very becoming to a character so beautiful. For a number of years she has been engaged in the teaching profession, and is known pop ularly as one of the best qualified, most intelligent, and altogether one of the county's best teachers. Withal she is a young woman who is gifted with the charms of grace as well as intellect, but greater than all she wears these gifts with becoming modesty, esteemed by a host friends and knows how to appre ciate and value them. Mr. McRee is the only son of Dr. and Mrs. F. M. McRee, a young man who also enjoys the esteem of many friends. He is engaged in merchandising in this city as a member of the Nailling-Keiser Hard w are Company, with a business career which has much to encourage him and a life which is des tined to be useful among his fellow men. Mr. and Mrs. MeReewill leave in July for a wedding trip to Los Angeles, Cat., Mr. McRee going as representative from the local lodge of Elks. At present they are keeping house on the corner of Church and Home streets in the city. A most interesting and enjoyable pre-nuptial affair was the delightfully planned linen shower given by Mrs. Arthur Titsworth last Friday afternoon from 4 to ( in honor of Miss Adrian Brevard, one of the season's fairest, loveliest brides. With the exception of a few near friends and relatives, the in vitation list was restricted to the old Chafing Dish Club, of which Miss Bre vard was a member. Mrs. Titsworth was assisted in receiving by her charm ing sisters, Mesdaines Butler, Caldwell and Marshall. Misses Marshall and Caldwell served frappe in the dining room. About 5 o'clock the library doors were thrown open, and as the honoree entered a veritable shower of beautiful linen rained down upon her from a large Japanese umbrella sus pended from the ceiling. Most promi inent among the many gifts was a large chest filled with lovely hand-embroid ered bed and table linens from the mother of Miss Brevard's fiance, Mrs F. M. McRee. -Nailling' II i T r ' -. JS; t ' M-' ' 1a. I Dressed faggM MMm mi New Perfection oil stoves. Keiser Hardware Co. Beckham-Brown. Mr. Wm. Beckham and Miss Ruth Brown, of Obion, were united in mar riage last Sunday, June 6, by Rev. J. B. Winsett. The bride is a daughter of Mr. and Mrs. C. C. Brown, one of the best fami lies in the county located at Obion, and Mr. Beckham is a son of B. F. Beck ham, of this city, who has been engaged in a business way at Obion for several months. The young people are loth very popular, and are congratulated by hosts of friends from different places. Loss at Centreville. A detractive fire last week at Centre ville, Tenn., caused J. A. Cobele, of this city, to sustain some losses in con nection with a firm with which lie was interested in business. ' A Doctor's Statement. J. R. Wells, M. D., Weidners, Ark., writes: "I have been practicing in Ar kansas 20 years and constantly pre scribe Mendeuhall's Chill Tonic, where quinine is contra-indicated for children arid adults with weak stomachs. It sticks where others fail." Sold by Red Cross Drug Store. is the desire of every ambitious man. And where to buy, and what to buy has been a perplexing question in the minds of those who look at both Qual ity anda Price in the Clothes offered them. w E are now making some special prices in Clothing of High Quality and Stylishly Made that should interest every Man and Young Man that wants a Stylish Suit at a greatly reduced ' price. We have a large range of sizes, from 31 to 50, in all colors, Browns, Grays, Blacks, Blues and Tans. These are in Cheviots, Serges, Worsteds and Granits. You can buy now A $25.00 Suit for- $14.75 A $3r2.50Suit $l2t0Q An $18 50 Suit for- - A $12.50 Suit for 9.50 A $10.00 Suit $6 50 $7.oo These are broken lots taken from our entire stock, not more than two suits of any one pattern. Hardy, Malorae . Jones The House of Quality The Bohemian Club About fifteen young men in the city have organized and opened club rooms over Bransford & Andrews' jewelry store in the city, known as the Bohemian Club, with music, reading and recep tion rooms, all elegantly furnished and provided with library and piano, com fortable seats and attractive decoration. The older young men being members of the Elks and eligible to the Elks Home, the younger set found a way to have nice quarters of their own and es tablished the Bohemian Club. LOST On street, belt buckle, dia mond shape, Tuscan gold, Cameo set ting in center, and two sapphires. Re turn and get reward. 11-tf Dr. T. D. Edwards. First Christian Church. "The Angel in the Sun" will be the subject for the sermon at the First Chris tian Church Sunday night by the min ister, T. J. Castleberry. The sermon will be specially helpful for young peo ple. The morning theme will be The Soul's Cry for Deliverance. " The serv ices will begin at 11 a. m. and 8 p. m. A warm invitation is extended to all to come. A Close Place. Marshal Escue had rather a close call last Saturday in trying to arrest a negro near the waterworks. The negro want ed time to get his coat. Mr. Escue went with him and was surprised when the negro threw him down and was about to take his pistol. Assistance came promptly and the negro failed to hurt the officer. Keep your yard pretty with one of Nailling-Keiser Hardware Co.'s lawn mowers. Bon Air Coal, best and cheapest, Un ion City Ice & Coal Co. Burglars. The store of Alexander & Kennedy at Woodland Mills was broken into last Thursday night and several articles of merchandise were taken. During the week burglars also entered Mr Bras field's store at State Line and got some goods. One man has been arrested as a suspect, otherwise no arrests have been made. Baseball at Fulton. The Union City Nigbtriders went to Fidton Tuesday and got one. It seems that the boys went up against some strong talent and lost. The score was 9 to 2. The attendance was very small nd the series was discontinued, the boys returning home Tuesday evening. Boarding house on Court Square for rent. See W. G. Reynolds. Death of Mrs. Edwards. Mrs. Nancy Jane Edwards, mother of Dr. T. D. Edwards of this city, died last Sunday night, June 6, 1909, 8 o'clock, at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Loyd Powell. Mrs. Edwards was 71 years of age and was born and reared in Obion County, residing with her husband, J. R. Edwards, north of this city. Mr. Edwards' death occurred August 31, 1897, after which Mrs. Edwards re sided with her daughter, Mrs. Felix Davis, for a number of years. Mrs. Davis moved to Texas and then Mrs. Edwards located in Paducah ' with another daughter, Mrs. Powell, with whom she had resided three years. Eleven children were born to Mr. and Mrs. Edwards, seven of whom are living. Besides the two daughters mentioned there are Mrs. W. M. Potts, Dyersburg; Mrs. Carrie Dunning, Mayfield, Ky. ; and Mrs. Clara Shultz, Indianapolis, Ind. Dr. T. D. Edwards, of this ejty, and Jas. Edwards, of McConnell, Tenn., are the remaining sons. Mrs. Edwards leaves a brother and sister, T. R. Curlin and Mrs. B. II. Whitley, of this city. ' Deceased was a member" of the Methodist Church since childhood, a good, devoted Christian mother, a pure, noble character, abounding in good deeds, the inspiration from whom spring all the cardinal virtues and blessings of home. Present at the funeral were all the surviving members of the family ex cept Mrs. Dunning at Dyersburg, who was reported quite sick. The remains were shipped to Union City, reaching here Monday night, taken to the home of Dr. Edwards and then conveyed Tuesday morning to Shady. Grove for interment. Funeral services were directed by Rev. Sim Weaver, an old-time friend of the deceased. First Cumberland Presbyterian Church. On Sunday, June 13, there will be Sunday school at 9:30 a.m. ; lesson text, Hebrews the eleventh chapter. Preach ing at 11 a. m. Subject, "Life in Age and Childhood, or Let , the Children Play." Tli is is a service to which the youth of the church and of the city are speeially invited. Parents, please come and bring the boys and girls. . At 8 p.m. a Children's Day exercies will be held. A splendid program will be rendered. All are cordially invited to attend this service. J. L. Hudgins, Pastor. That cool place Dahnke's. Death of Dr. C. P. Glover. The death of Dr. C. P. Glover, one of the county's oldest and best citizens, took place last Saturday, June 5, near Crystal; Dr. Glover was one of the founders of Mount Olive Baptist Church, a Ma son, Christian, physician, citizen, and neighbor in whom everyone had the pro foundest confidence and respect. The moral, intellectual and spiritual elements were so mixed in him that his fellow men honored him. Dr. Glover was nearly eighty years old. His remains were interred at Anti och with Masonic honors. The Commercial will have a more ex tended notice of the good man later. New Perfection oil stoves. Nailling Keiser Hardware Co. Money to Loan. I loan money at the rate of 5 per cent, per annum on farm lands in Obion and , Weakley counties, Tenn., and in Fulton County, Ky. About one-half the cash value of a farm will be. loaned. Loans made in sums of $1,000 or more for five years with privilege to borrower of pay ing same after one year in full or mak ing any size partial payment desired at intervals of six months after the expira tion of one year, interest being stopped on partial payments made. Call on or write O. Spradujj, Attorney-at-Law, Union City, Tenn. ., ( ;