MONEY TO LOAN
on long time. Low
rates. See or write
LOCAL AND PERSONAL.
Union City, Tenn.
J. C. BURDICK
Wholesale and Retail
Reelfoot Lake and
Fish & Game
Oysters in Season. '
Same old stand, near the ice factory,
Bound Trip Fares
via Mobile & Ohio Railroad greatly re
duced to Seattle, Wash. Visit Alaska
Youkon Exposition, Vancouver, B. C.
Tacoma, Wash., Fortland, Oreg., San
Francisco, Cal., Los Angeles, Cal. and
other points, with privilege of going
one route and returnmg another. Tick
t'ts on sale daily, limited returning not
later than October 31, 1909. Liberal
j5top-overs. For fares and full particu
lars apply to nearest agent of the Mobile
& Ohio R. R. or H. E. Jones, Jr., S. P.
A., Meridian, Miss.
Johm M. Beam,,
General Tassenger Agent,
F. J. Smith, administrator of John R.
Sam Hovis, Margaret Abbott, Thomas
Abbott, Mat Hovis, Babe Hovis, Cor
die Moores, Sugg Moores, James Ho
vis, John Hovis, Verda Hovis, Delia
Taft, Knox Taft, Bettie Taft, Allie
May Taft, Lena Belle Holland, Annie
May Holland, Virgie Lee Holland,
Lorene Holland and J. B. Cheattam,
their guardian, Henry Hovis, Robert
Hovis, Ethel Hovis, Fred Hovis and
L. S. Parks, defendants.
In the County Court at Union City,
In this cause it appearing from the
petition, duly sworn to, filed in the
County Court of Obion County, Tenn. ,
before the Hon. A. J. Lawson, County
Judge, that the defendants, Delia Taft,
Knox Taft, Bettie Taft and Allie May
Taft, are non-residents of the State,
they are therefore hereby required to
appear on or before the
First Monday of August, 1909,
before the clerk of the County Court of
Obion County, at Union City, Tenn., at
his office, and make defense to the peti
tion filed against themetal., as above
styled, by F. J. Smith, administrator of
, Jvihn R. Hovis, deceased, or the same
will be taken for confessed.
It is ordered that this notice be pub
lished for four consecutive weeks in the
Union City Commercial.
This June 24, 1909.
S. F. HOWARD,
Clerk of the County Court of Obion
County, Tenn. 14-4t
F. J. Smith, Sol. for I'etitioners.
COUNTY COURT SALE OF TOWN
Ben M. Smoot et al. vs. John B. Smoot.
In obedience to an interlocutory de
cree made and entered in the above
styled cause at the June term, 1909, I
will offer for sale to the highest and best
bidder, in front of the east door of the
courthouse in Union City, Tenn., on
24th Cay of July, 1909,
at 1 o'clock p. m., the following de
scribed real estate or town lots: Situated
on the southwest corner of Ury and Vine
streets in the town of Union City, in
Obion County, Tennessee, and bounded
as follows: Beginning at the southwest
intersection of said Ury and Vine streets,
and runs thence west with said Vine
street 1731 feet to a stake; thence south
1231 feet to a stake, the northwest cor
ner of the manse of the Methodist
Church in Union Citv; thence east with
the n. b. line of said manse lot 173i
feet to a stake on said Ury street, the
northeast corner of said manse lot;
thence north with said Ury street 123!
feet to the beginning. Said lot has two
dwelling houses on same. Said lot will
be divided before said sale and the di
mensions be made known on day of
sale, and the same will be sold sepa
rately and minimum price on the two
lots together is fixed Ibythe court at
TERMS OF SALE.
One-third cash and the balance on a
credit of six and twelve months, taking
notes with approved personal security
and a lien retained on said property for
further security, notes bearing interest
This 9th day of June, 1909.
1A f S. F. HOWARD, Clerk.
1D"0C By H. M. Golden, D. C.
A. J. Harpole, Sol. for Compl'ts.
Miss Lucile Tosey is very sick.
J. R. Fitts was in Rutherford Mon
day. Walker Martin was a visitor in Martin
, Miss Lucile Moss went to Mississippi
last week to visit friends.
Jno. R. Erwin, of Selmer, was a vis
itor in the city this week.
Meet me at Dahnke's.
FOR SALE A large, fire-proof, burglar-proof
-safe, practically new and a
bargain. Apply at this office.
WANTED nt nicely furnished
front room to two men. Fhone 82.
Ala , August
3 to 6
National Convention, Knights of
Columbus. Low round trip fares for
this occasion via. the Mobile & Ohio R.
R. Tickets on sale July 31 to August
2, inclusive, limited for return not later
than August 15. For tickets and full
particulars, apply to nearest agent of
the Mobile & Ohio R. R., or write H.
JC. Jones, Jr., T. P. A., Meridian.Miss.
Mrs. Carroll P. Wilson, of Troy, was
a visitor in the city Monday.
Miss Lizzie Stitt visited her sister,
Mrs. Hall, at Covington this week.
J. L. Ilaguewood, of Rutherford,
was a business visitor here last week.
Mr. Robt. Jackson, of Number Seven,
was here with Mr. J. Bowden Saturday.
Coal at summer rates. Call 150.
Miss Maude Burney returned the
first of the week from Dawson Springs.
M. Glasscock was in Lake County
last week taking care of his farming in
Mrs. M. Glasscock and daughter,
Miss Bessie, are summering at Estill
Use Jersey Cream Flour. None better.
Edwin Fuqua, of Hickman, is with
the Hurt Printing Company as com
F. E. Arnn was confined to his bed
for a few days this week on account of
Miss Gertrude Lane, of South Ury
street, is the guest of Miss Eoma Askew
Miss Berry, of Oakton, Ky., was the
Sunday guest of the Misses Milam on
Call 150 Union City Ice & Coal
Co. and get summer prices on coal.
W. J. Briggs has returned from a visit
Centreville and other old-time places
Rev. W. C. Sellers attended the
of an old-time friend at Fulton
Misses Eudora and Beatrice McCaw,
Rives, were in the city last Saturday
Mrs. Sarah Cross, of Blytheville,
was here this week visiting Mrs.
Dahnke's in the good old summer
tune is the time.
We are indeed glad to report that
Mrs. Robt. E. McKinncy is somewhat
better this week.
Miss Mollie Bowen, of Hickman, was
in tlie city last week visiting -Air. ana
Mrs. Ed Crenshaw.
Mrs. John E. Hall and Mrs. Glen C.
rate, of Newbern, visited Jno. R. Pitts
and family Suturday.
Geo. S. Hardy was confined to his
room Monday and Tuesday, being quite
sick for a short while.
Now is the
prices on coal.
Rev. and Mrs. G. H. Stigler, of Dyer,
isited the home of Rev. E. L. Watson
in the city this week.
"Kicker" Jackson went West last
eek and is enjoying a visit to Seattle
and Los Angeles, Cal.
Miss Carrie Walker attended a house
party at Dyersburg last week given by
her friend, Miss Arnold.
W. N. Turner, of Fort Worth, Tex.,
was here this week visiting his son, Dr.
W. M. Turner, and family.
Bon Air Coal, best and cheapest, Un
ion City Ice & Coal Co.
Miss Winnie May Custer is spending
a few weeks visiting her father, C. J.
Custer, at Bowling Green, Ky.
Miss Lorene Waddell returned home
Tuesday, after a month's visit to rela
tives at Jackson and Whiteville.
Mr. and Mrs. Hugh Harris have re
turned to the city and are at home with
Mr. and Mrs. Herman Howard.
Miss Mary Luter, of Birmingham,
Ala., was a visitor in the city last week,
the guest of Mrs. Robt. Godwin.
Ybu've tried the rest, now try the
best Jersey Cream Flour.
. Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Reaves, of
Memphis, are in the city visiting the
home of Mr. and Mrs. Geo. Reaves.
Mrs. Mary Shoffner, Mrs. Florence
Harris and Miss Mary Harris are at
Monteagle in Mrs. Shoffner's cottage.
R. P. Whitesell went to Diehlstadt,
Mo., last week, and was there for two
or three days looking after his wheat.
Col. "Bill" Thompson and Mr. Ed.
Fulton, of Memphis, were in the city
Sunday, stopping over with s few
friends before going to Hickman for
the gun tournament. .
E. N. Church and Mrs. Church have
both - been very sick this week. Mr,
Church suffered severely Monday night,
Mrs. J. McAlister was accompanied
home from Oklahoma City by Mrs. Ellen
Turner and daughter, Mrs. James Redd
Mr. and Mrs. Lydwell P. Garner and
j children, of Memphis, were in the city
visiting Mr. and Mrs. W. G. Reynolds
Mr. and Mrs. Frank P. Glass, of Cor
inth, Miss., visited in the city the first
ot the week, returning home WedneS'
Go where they all go Dahnke's.
Mrs. W. H. Swiggart arrived home
Wednesday from Nashville, after a pleas'
ant visit wih her daughter, Mrs. Jas
Mr. and Mrs. E. B. Council, of Jones'
boro, Ark., were in the city and coun
try this week visiting relatives and
All kinds of Coal at Union City Ice
& Coal Co.
Mrs. Rust, after a visit of several
weeks with her aunt, Mrs. Eunice Wil
son, on South Ury street, has gone to
Mr. and Mrs. Chas. Crockett and chil
dren, of St. Louis, spent a few days in
the city visiting the home of Mr. and
Mrs. J. M. Edwards.
M. T. Boswel' and daughter, Miss
Bettie Mai, of Mississippi, were the
guests of Mr. and Mrs. W. D. Williams
near the city this week.
Dahnke's in the good old summer
time is the time.
Prof. Frank Aydelott has been very
sick for several days, and Mr. John
Harrison has been doing his work in
the interest of the school.
Mrs. Sweatman, of Paducah, and
Mr. Loyd Sweatman, of Jackson, were
in the city this week visiting the home
of Mr. and Mrs. R. Garth.
A mule, 39 years of age, is owned by
a Rutherford County farmer. The mule
has a no-kicking record. A good sug
gestion to the "knocker."
Use Dahnke-Walker Milling Co, Jer
sey Cream Flour, a home product, and
Mrs. G. T. Sullivan and daughter,
Miss Rose, of Paducah, have returned
home, after visiting at the home of Mrs.
H. M. Oliver, Main street.
Dr. and Mrs. H. T. Butler are visit
ing the home of Dr. Butler's parents at
Aspen Hill in Middle Tennessee, to be
absent for a few days more.
Mrs. W. W. Pierce, of Trimble, and
Miss Mary Wallace, of Greenville
Miss., returned home after a week
visit to J. W. Burney 's family.
Let the Union City Ice & Coal Co
quote you summer prices on coal.
Misses Mary and Gladys Bourne, of
Montgomery, Ala., were in the city
this week visiting the homes of Mrs,
Barksdale and Mrs. Callie Whipple.
Mrs. D. A. Edwards and Mrs. Harry
Edwards are to spend the remainder of
the summer at Bersheba Springs. Miss
Mary Swiggart will accompany them
G. Cf Cloys went to Jackson last
week to visit his wife and Mrs Cloys
parents. Mrs. Cloys has been with her
parents in Jackson for several weeks. .
Bon Air Coal, best and cheapest, at
Union City Ice & Coal Co.
Mrs. J. H. Pierce and Miss Mary
Pierce stopped en route home from
Dawson Springs, and spent several days
with Mrs. J. W. Burney on Exchange
Robt R. Rinehart, who has been
temporarily located in the city, will
leave July 25 to take up his work as
traveling salesman, handling paints and
Mrs. Mark Forester has returned
from a visit to relatives at Jonesboro,
Ark. Her sister, Miss Eleanor Spen
cer, win remain at jonesooro until tne
last of August.
Telephone Union City Ice & Coal Co,
when you want coat ngnt now.
D. Af Edwards, H. T. Edwards,
Harrv Gibbs, Josh Adams, Ernest
Caldwell, Walker Caldwell and others
ent to Hickman to attend the gun
tournament this week.
Mr. Dorrell Harris left here last week
branch of Japanese plums grown oh
his farm near the city. The branch
was about twelve or fourteen inches in
length and bore a plum on every inch.
Mr. and Mrs. J. C. McRee are doing
the West this week, and write their
friends that they are seeing everything.
On the 9th they were visiting the
Grand Canyon, Arizona, with steps
That Cool Place where they
all go in Summer
Ice Cream Sodas and Sherbets. Go where they
all go and get the best.
Our Motto QUALITY Our Motto
Quick service and we never fail to please.
Give us a trial.
GEORGE B. WILLIS, Manager
WEST TENNESSEE MONUMENT GO.
American and Foreign Marble and Granite Monuments
Get our prices on all kinds of Cemetery Goods, Curbing,
Building Stone, &c. All work finished Ir rst-class style.
West of Semones & Sons' Foundry, ,
UNION CITY TENN.
Under a special clubbing arrangement with the pub
lishers, we are enabled to offer to our readers
Be Nashville Tennessean and The Commercial
ONE YEAR FOR $3.00
The Tennessean is the paper that has led and will
continue to lead the fight for the homes of Tennessee,
Strongly Democratic untrammeled by corporate inter
estsit stands, and will stand, for that undying princi
ple. THE PEOPLE SHALL RULE
The Commercial gives you the local news; The Ten
nessean gives you the news from all the world.
FOR BOTH PAPERS
FOR A LIMITED TIME
Sale Opportunities to Obtain
FOR ALL SUMMER. GOODS HAVE
THE TOUCH OF OUR
BLUE - PENCIL EVENT.
WHITE SHIRT WAISTS for hot weather.
Bargains at $ 1 .00, now to close 69c
LADIES' READY - MADE GARMENTS
Linen, Cotton and Muslin Suits,
now to close . At Half Price
HOT-WEATHER PRICES on all Wash Fabrics-
White and v Printed Batiste, Linen, Cambric and
Persian Lawns, White Dimities, Flaxons, etc.
ALL MILLINERY, trimmed and untrimmed,
at Half Price and Less
Now is Your Opportunity for
E. T. CUlRLIN
DRY GOODS '
Mr. and Mrs. Frank Watts, of Nash-
ille, were in the city this week visiting
the country home of Mr. and Mrs W.
M. Warterfield and Dr. and Mrs. War
terfteld, who are temporarily located
Walter Casey, express messenger for
the Southern1, on the M. & O., has ty
phoid fever and has been very sick for
three weeks. He is in St. Louis at a
hospital. A late report says he is rest-
ng well and improving slowly.
Mr. and Mrs. Wright Hiebus' little
babe, Mary Forte, was made very ill
one day this week by drinking fly poison.
A physician was called and prompt ac
tion prevented serious results. The cause
of the trouble was located after the doc
tor came. t
Coal Coke Wood Call Tel. 150.
C. H. Sherrill, of raducah, was in
the city Sunday visiting friends and
relatives. He was accompanied home
by his wife and little daughter, Edith,
who have been guests at the home of
Mrs. Sherrill 's parents, Mr. and Mrs.
J. Shoffner, for some days.
Little Ruth Gardner Johnson enter
tained Monday evening in honor of Miss
White and Miss Jernigan. Games were
enjoyed until 5 o'clock when the din
ing room, which had been prettily deco
rated, had been thrown open, and re
freshments, consisting of' ices, cream
and cake and fruit were served.
Everything dates from Dahnke's.
W, H. Harris & Co. is the latest
tyle of the firm with offices north of
Alexander & Tisdale's in the National
Harvester Building. The members are
W. H. Harris and J. L. Ranson, who
will be in the market this season for
wheat and corn. A great deal of wheat,
we are told, has already been sold. The
acreage is not large in this county, but
the yield is. extra good. So probably
there will be an opportunity for hand
ling a very liberal amount for ship
ment. Dolphus Holder Released.
Dolphus Holder, of this county, who
was sentenced and has been serving a
term in tlie penitentiary, was set free
last week, getting a reduction of bis
sentence of several months for good be
havior. He was sentenced for three
Boarding house on Court Square for
rent. See W. G. Reynolds.
Death of Sister.
J. C. Burdick has returned from
Clinton, Iowa, after having spent a few
weeks there visiting his sister in sick
ness and in death. Mrs. Barr died last
Wednesday, and Mr. Burdki returned
home the latter part of the wwfek.
Unusually heavy rains fell in Obion
County this week, doing much damage
to growing crops in the lower sections.
Dahnke brothers' fine farm at Crockett
was overflowed and the crop of corn,
which will almost hide a horse, 'was
badly injured in fact almost ruined.
Water was higher than has been seen
at this season of the year-for years.
For Sale Cheat).
Gentle, reliable family horse, second
hand buggy and harness, second-hand
one-horse wagon and harness. Any or
all for sale cheap. See
17-tf Dr. E. B. Little.
The Parade on The Fourth.
The Commercial reported the parade
last week just as we saw it pass. All
the occupants of the vehicles were not
mentioned, and hence we overlooked
the fact that the decorated vehicle,
whose occupants were Misses Irene
Davis and Floy Coble, also contained
two other ladies, Miss Ruby Mays and
Miss Claire Littleton. This vehicle was
decorated under the direction of Miss
Mays, and was furnished by her for the
parade. The oversight was uninten
tional. The vehicle occupied by Misses
Sallie George Chambers and Katherine
Flack was the Red Cross contribution
to the parade, and it was also one of
the leading features.
That cool place Dahnke's.
Mr. Ben Smoot, formerly of Jackson
and Miss Annie B. Davis, of Union City,
were married Monday at Bebee, Ark. ,
and will continue to make their home
there, where Mr. Smpot has a large
plantation which he will run.
The bride is a most charming young
lady and very popular in her home town.
The groom at one time made his home
in our citv and has many friends here
who will wish him and his fair bride
much happiness through life. He is a 1
brother of Mrs. W. L. King, of Hays
avenue, and has just returned from a
visit here. Jackson Sun.
Call 150 for coal of any kind.
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