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( You (J an N ever 1 el 1 How far a frog can jump bv looking- at him Some times you can't judge the quality of a basket of Groceries by just looking at them. When you get them from us and they fail to come up to your every expectation, you just step to the telephone (we have two), confer a favor by telling us and one of our wagons (we have three) will just call and get them and return your money. That's just about as tight as we know how to obli gate ourselves. If we could command language to compose a stronger guarantee, we would give it to you. The strongest is none too strong for us, and the best Groceries is none too good for you. GROCERIES, BOTH STAPLE AND FANCY GOLD-STORAGE MEATS PRODUCE FRUITS CANDIES All guaranteed. Phone us a trial order. We deliver. No order too small. No order too large. E.P.CRISSOM Fishfry at Antioch. The good ladies of Obion Rebekah Lodge No. 24., I. O. O, gave a fish fry at Antioch ClAfrcb on Saturday, July 24, 1909, and prepared 146 pounds of fish, pies, cakes and pickles accord ingly, accompanied with cistern ice water, and at a late hour all the guests took their departure, voting the day most enjoyable. Among those fortu nate enough to be present wore: J. Gr. Shepard and family. J. A. Kil lion and family, J. J. Freeman and family, J. T. Williams and family, I. S. JcConnell and family, I. A. Word and' family, W. A. Shepard and family, 3jE. Elgin and family, E. P. Hicks and family, J. I. Cole and family, W. 'H. Vinson and family, Kobt. Roy and family, Chas. Roberts and family. F. M. Provow and family. Mrs. W. W. Morris and family, T. N. Morris and family, Mrs. W. T. Morris and family, B. F. Hawkins and family, Mrs. Mary Richards and family, Edward Jones and family, I. Shepard and family, Chas. Caldwell, A. T. Adams and family, Joe Green and family, J. II. Grooms and family,' and a good many others whose names we failed to get. Mrs. J. S. McConnell. Mrs. J. T. Williams. Mrs. J. II. Grooms. To Install New Front. The double front of the Hardy, Ma lone & Jones business house is to be discarded and an entire new front, top to bottom, constructed, one of the lat est type and design. The houses will be so changed that they will have the appearance of a new building entirely. The new buildings to be erected by Nailling & Waddell and those by Hardy, Malone & Jones will constitute a new era in building in Union City to be fol lowed by other improvements of a sim ilar character. Birthday Party. Tuesday evening, July 27, Mr. and Mrs. E. C. Hawes opened their beauti ful home for the entertainment of a company of young people, celebrating the fourteenth birthday anniversary of their son, Walter. On arrival the guests were served frappe in the reception hall The hours from 8 to 11 were merrily gpent in bright conversation and vari ous games. The dining room was lovely with its color note of pink and white Pink tulle was gracefully draped from the chandeliers to the four corners of the beautiful dining table. A delicious ice cream course was beautifully served Misses Agnes Coble and Ara Edwards assisted Mrs. Hawes in entertaining About thirty guests enjoyed the even ing's hospitality. When Walter's friends said "Goodnight," one added that they wished him "to live to be seven times fourteen and always as happy as this night." The Daughters. The John B. Gordon Chapter, U. D. C. , wa charmingly entertained by Mrs. T. E. Massey at her home on Fourth street Friday afternoon. On arrival the guests were served frappe. Mrs. W. C. Morris, vice president, presided, owing to Mrs. Chas. Burchard's absence. Af ter the business session several musical numbers were rendered. A delicious afternoon menu was served. Tiger lilies from Mrs. Massey's childhood home embelislied the tables. The next meet ing will be the third Friday in August, place announced later. Improving Residence. General D. J. Caldwell is having some extensive additions and improvements made on his residence on Main street. The house is to be generally remodeled and when completed will be practically a new house. Coal Coke Wood Call Tel. 150. gmmmminmmnfmmmmmmffnmmmmmmmmm 1 Biscuit 1 Disappointments I are rare when you use 1 I TIP - TOP HIGHEST J I PATENT 1 j FLOUR. j ASK YOUR GROCER FOR IT. HARDY GRAIN COMPANY. s v"" Telephone No. 7. 3 cuuiiiiiiiiauauuiiauuiuuiiiiiiiuiuiiiiiiiuiHiiiiiauiiiiio . .. Death of Mrs. McKinney. Mrs. Mary Lewis Stubbs, wife of G. R. MeKinney;died at her home on Main street in this city Monday morning, July 20, at 5.10 a. m. Mrs. McKinney had been ill for several months. She was taken to Nashville for surgical and hos pital treatment, returning home a little later some months ago. The skill of ftnedical attention and the faithful, de voted care of those who watched so patiently at her bedside failed to re store her health. Mrs. McKinney was born in Baldwyn, Miss., in 1SG0, and was married to R. E. McKinney at Purdy, Tonfi., in Feb ruary, 1881. - Mr. and Mrs. McKinney resided at'Purdy, then at Henderson, afterwards at Jackson, returning again to Henderson, and located in Union; City four, years ago. Two daughters j and a little son constitute the lmmedi ate.family: Mrs. Vera, wife of James Ownby, Miss Jennie May and little Robert, Jr. f Mrs. McKinney was the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Thos. B. Stubbs, of Bald wyn. Twelve years ago her parents paid Mrs. McKinney a visit at Hender son, ana timing mat visit tney were overtaken with illness which resulted in death, and the remains lay buried at Henderson. Mrs. McKinney was a sister of T. F. Stubbs, of the Hardy Grain Co., this city. A sister, Miss Sallie Stubbs, re sided with Mrs. McKinney at her home also in Union City. i'.JIrs. McKinney was a member of the JPiifst Christian Church of this city and had been a professed Christian since girl hood. " She was reared under the sun shine, the beauty and chivalry of the Old South, and inherited its traditions. Her home was Southern in its type and hos pitality. Goodness of heart, beauty of character and charm of intellect with all these she had been liberally endowed. Life had blessed Mrs. McKinney and graced her home with choicest blessings. It was- indeed a bereavement'to the de voted ones whose loss is" irreparable. It is said that among those who watched at the bedside her daughter, Miss Jen nie May, Was constant, patient, devoted and faithful day and night all through the continued illness and suffering. It was a remarkable example of devotion. Services were held at the residence on East Main street Tuesday afternoon, conducted by Rev. Castleberry. The address was delivered with much feel- ins:, and among the closing remarks were the lines - Popularity Contest. Several very important re ports have been received this week and - The Commercial's Popular Girl Voting Piano Con test is getting much warmer, 1 he contestants are all very busy this week and the close of the watch race Saturday at 6 o'clock promises some very interesting developments. - ii .1 ' r votes count in the riano Contest. 'T.if we have been loiifif totrether. Througn pleasant nna tnrougn ciouay weuiner 'Tis hard to part when tnends are dear; Perhaps 'twill cause a sieh, a tear. Then steal away, irive little warning: Say not goodnight, but in some brighter clime Bid me good morning." The large concourse of friends escort ed the remains to East tew, and the interment took place with a generous tribute of flowers. Card of Thanks. To the many dear friends in Union City and others who were so kind to us during . the illness of Mrs. McKinney we wish to return our heartfelt grati tude. May Heaven's choicest blessings rest upon you. R. E. McKinney and Family. Died In Texas.' W. M. McConnell, 76 years of age, and adjutant of the R. E. Lee camp, United Confederate Veterans, died Sun day morning at 12:40 o'clock at his residence, 1329 Evans Auenue. He had for a number of years been one of the most prominent ex-Confederates in the city, and Ins services m connection with the local camp have won him rec ognition on many occasions. Mr. McConnell was born near Hick an, Ky., seventy-six years ago, and while still a youug man moved to Ten nessee, from whence he inlisted when the war broke out. Soon after the war Mr. McConnell moved to Texas, living there four and a half years. Ft. Worth paper. Mr. McConnell was a brother-in-law of the late Mrs. Ford of this city. At Uba Springs. The Uba Springs Holiness camp- meeting will begin August 13 and con tinue until August 22. Rev. Chas. A. Shreve.'of the Pentacostal Mission at Nashville, will be the preacher in charge, and a number of workers from different sections will camp on the grounds. This camp is in Weakley County, six miles from Martm and eight miles from Fulton. Ample ac comodations have been made for camp ers. Come and spend ten days with us in worshiping the Lord in the beauty of holiness. For further information address, . , , . J. B. McDonnell, Fulton, Ky. (Fulton papers please copy.) FOR RENTrr-rMy 6-room residence, furnished or unfurnished. Grove street, near both schools. Phone 140- Mrs. Bell Waddell. Death of Mrs. Vance. Mrs. Eva Blakeley, wife of W, P. Vance, died at home on Division street in this city last Friday morning, July 23, at 10 o'clock. Death resulted from acute indigestion, complicated with bil ious colic. Mrs. Vance was sick about eight days. Mrs. Vance was in girlhood Miss Eva B. Smith. She was about fifty-two years of age. Ueeeasea was born ana reared in Maury County. About twen ty years ago she came to Union City to visit her sister, Mrs. Wm. Roberts, and it was there that she met Mr. Vance. They were married a short time after wards. , , '- Mrs. Vance was a member of the Presbyterian Church since her girlhood and a true, good woman, abounding in christian graces and virtues. She leaves a brother, Robert, in MiddIe:TenUessee and a sister, Mrs. Ellen McCdhriell, of Talladega, Ala. Funeral services were conducted at the residenco Saturday morning kt 9.30 by Rev. Castleberry and burial" at-East View. Interment was accompanied with a tribute of flowers. FOFGSfer. OOGkhaiTI & Fnrfis.nr Jiave the Best Bargains in Farm and City HomesMES.. Card of Thanks. . We wish to acknowledge the kind and generous attention of so many good friends during the illness of Mrs. Vance and to extend to them our grateful thanks. Good hearts and kind deeds are life's true blessings. W. P. Vance and Family. Improving Residence. - .- Maj. W. L. Alexander is having made some extensive improvements on his residence on Main street, " formerly the Kroger property. The entire in terior nas been torn away? ana. new work throughout the inside of 'the house will be put in. The residence will be when completed to all practical purposes a new one. Mr. and Mrs. Alex ander will have a beautiful home, some thing to compensate them for the sac rifice in parting with their former home to the Training School. Call 150 Union City Ice & Coal Co. and get summer prices on coal. Non-Resident Notice. Mrs. M. Iris Brown and Farris Brown and May Brown, who sue by their next friend and uncle, W. C. Farris, vs. Laura W. Brown, Louise Brown and I. S. Brown, Jr. , defendants. In this cause, it appearing from the petition filed in the County Court of Obion County, Tenn., before A. J. Law son, County Judge for Obion County, on July 20, 1909, and which is sworn to, that the defendants, Laura W. Brown, Louise Brown and I. S. Brown, Jr., are non-residents of the State of Tennessee, they are therefore hereby required to appear on or before the First Monday in September, 1909, before the Clerk of said Court at his office in Union City, Tenn., and make defence to the petition filed against them in said court by Mrs. M. Ins Brown et al., and as above styled, or otherwise the petition will be taken as confessed. It is ordered that this notice be published for four consecutive weeks in The Union City Commercial. This July 22, 1909. 18-4t S. F. HOWARD, Clerk. F. J. Smith, Solicitor for Petitioners. LAND SALE. The J. S. Moffatt Co. vs. J. A. Calhoun Pursuant to an order of sale in the above-styled case pending in the Circuit Court of Obion County, Tenn., and is sued by the clerk of said Court on the lOtii day of July, 1909, I will expose to sale for cash at public outcry to the highest bidder, in front of the Court house door in Union City, Tenn., on Saturday, the 21st day of August, 1909, at or about tine o'clock p. m. the one-half undivided interest of the defendant, J. A. Calhoun, in 100 acres of land, more or less, situate in the 3rd civil district of Obion County, Tenn., bounded on the north by the lands of J, A. Calhoun, on the south by Mosier; on the east by Sanders and on the west by Hicks, and being the one-half inter est in said bnds that the defendant, J. A. Calhounnherited from his deceased sister, Mrs. Brown. Said one-half un divided interest in said 100 acres, more or less, will be sold as aforestated as the property of the defendant, J. A. Cal houn, pursuant to said order of sale. This July 22nd, 1909. F. J. Smith, Attorney for Plaintiff. T. J. Easterwood, j Sheriff of Obion County, Tenn. 1 .--No. 54. 75-acre farm. 81 miles east Union City, 4-room house, 20x20 barn shedded all round, good young orchard, good water, 70 acres in cultivation; can bo bought at $50 per aero. A bargain for some one wanting to locate near the city. No. 55. 105 acres fine land, 2 miles east of Rives, 37 acres in cultivation, 15 acres deadened, 2 tenant houses and 20x20 barn, good black land, can be bought at $25 per acre. v - No. 56. Two thirds o7"700 acres bot tom timber land, 7 miles of Obion; $10 per acre, or $4 per acre for the timber; will exchange it for good town property. No. 57. 300 acres good land, well improved, 190 acres in cultivation, two story house and new barn; 3 miles east of Rives, at $40.00 per acre. 1 No. 59. One five room cottage on U.y St., lot 75x150 ft, can be bought for $850.00. This is a handsome little place and will sell soon at the price. , No. GO. One saw mill-at Terrell, Tenn., consisting of 16-horse power Advance traction engine, edging saw, swing cut-off saw, double cob-top and bottom saw log turner, 30 feet line shafting, pulleys, belts, etc., a good log wagon and chains. Can be seen in operation any day. $000. No. 61. Two fine farms in Lake County, 110 acres each, well improved in a fine state of cultivation. Rents for $5.00 per acre. For quick sale can be bought for 45 per acre. No. 62. One tract of land of 14 acres and 42 poles, elegantly improved 2-story dwelling, good barn, orchard smokehouse, 2 wells, under good fence. Quarter mile of good school and church sphjndid neighborhood, about one mile from Union City, at a bargain. One .half cash, balance on time. Can give possession in next 10 days or two weeks. rvo. od. une four-room cottage on east side of Second street, lot 50x100, Price $950. 'No. 64. Farm of 75 acress, fairly good dwelling, 2 barns, 3 wells, good fence, in fine state of cultivation, one half mile from Union Uity. fill) per acre will buy this land. Long time and easy payments. No. 65. One 5-room cottage, lo cated on the east side of Clover street, lot 80x220 feet; for $800. No. 66. 4 acres well improved, miles south of Rives; nice, new, 6-room house, new barn 30x36, good 2-room tenant house and good outhouses; can be bought for $2,000. Np. 67. 1-story frame . dwelling, situated on the west side of I irst st comparatively new, 5 rooms, a bargain for a quick sale at $735.00. Have with this property a vacant lot 50x100 feet; will sell with residence at a bargain, part cash and part time. No. 68. A two-story frame dwelling on Exchange street, lot 80x113 feet. A beautiful home. ' Can be bought for $2,100. For sale or rent. No. 69. Ten-acre farm with good 7-room residence, good 40x42 barn, good fences; 1 mile west of city: This is a nice place and is worth the money 32,000. No. 70. 950 acres of fine bottom land, all in timber, 5 miles north west of Kenton, Tenn. Can be bought for the small sum of $11.50 per acre. Pierce lands. No. 71. One 2-story brick building 30x60, lot 30x130, on the east side of the M. & 0. R. R $1,500. No. 72. 1,000 acres of fine land 6 miles south of Rives, 200 acres in cultivation, rest in timber. Can be bought at $12 per acre, and is a bargain that will not last long. No. 90 One nice 7 room house lo cated on a corner lot in the southeast part of the city. Price $850.00. Lot 123x166 , No. 91 One two-story, seven room house located on corner First and Grove. Lot 80x100 feet can be bought for $2,500.00. , - - . . . . o -, . .v., located on Flower st. , with each lot 75x105 feet; $250.00 each. No. 74. 143 acres fine farming land, 3J miles southeast of Rives, 128 a cleared, nice house and good barns, ' under a good fence; can be bought for $65.00 per acre. v . No. 75. Up-to-date residence in Union City on macadamized street, in best location in town, convenient to schools and churches; 7 rooms, largo halls, bath room with porcelain bath tub,-wash basin, 25-gallon hot water tank, electric lights, newly papered and painted, in good repair, corner lot. Price $2,500,-one-half cash, balance one and two years, . : ' No. 76. 12-acre farm, 1 mile north of Moffatt, 6 miles from Union City, half cleared, 4-room house with porch front and back, good barn, deep well, running water, possession on short notice. Price $700, half cash, balance one and two years. w . No. 77. 75-acre farm, 6 miles north west of Kenton; GO acres under cul tivation; splendid 1 story 7-room, house, newly painted; good 30x50 ft. barn, 20x30 ft. grainery; 3-room tenant house; deep well; orchard; under high state of cultivation; church and schoolhouse at corner of farm. Price $65 per acre, half cash, balance one year at 6 per cent. No. 78. Union City dwelling " on Corner lot, near Public and Training Schools, in good repair, smokehouse and outhouses; garden; 105 ft. front, 133 ft. deep. Price $1,000, v half cash, balance 6 and 12 months. No. 79. One 120-acre farm, 2 miles southeast of the city, 110 acres in cul tivation, 3-room log house, good ,barn 35x58 ft., fine water, good orchard. Price $75.00 per acre. No. 80. One lot 30x110 ft., one old frame business house fronting the square at Troy, Tenn. Also one 6-room cottage in good repair fronting south. This property is on the busi ness square at Troy, Tenn., and can be bought at $450.00 cash. No. 81. One beautiful 5-rooni cottage in fine repair, lot 100x132, located on Grove and West College street, is a big bargain at $1,350.00. No. 82. One vacant lot on Third street 100x124, a beautiful building site, price $600.00. No. 83. One hundred acre farm. 21 miles southeast of Harris, 75 acres in cultivation, rest in timber, two good barns, four room frame house, price $35.00 per acre. . , , . .. , No. 84. OneV five , room cottage, three porches, lot 114x114 feet, lo cated in the southeast part of the city, price $900.00. No, 86. 35 acres all in cultiva tion J mile of Bruce's Switch on M. & O. R. R. 51 miles northwest of Kenton. Price $1,000 or half cash: balance in 12 months, 6 per cent, interest. . No. 87. One 65-acre farm, 1 mile southeast of Martin," Tenn., goom 3 room frame house, 2 good tobacco barns, one small stock barn, 50 acres cleared, balance in in timber; 5rice $50 per acre, one-third cash, balance one and two years. No. 88. Ono 80-acre farm, 1 mile southeast of Martin, Tenn., 24 acres cleared, 6 acres in timber, good tobacco barn, no dwelling; price $35 per acre. No. 89. 0e 74-acre farm, one-half mile north of Martin, Tenn., nice mod ern two-story home with 5-acre lawn in front, can be bought for $8,500.00, one third cash, balance one and two years. No. 92 Oiio nice 5 room cottage on Exchange St., in good condition. Price $1,299.00 No. 93 Two two-story brick build ings 25x70 feet well located in Union City. Will sell or exchange for a good farm. Price $6,825.00 for the two One 71-acre farm 11 miles west of ' Bruce's Switch, all in cultivation. Is a bargain at $30 per acre. Forester, Beckham & Forester Union City, Tennessee. I IAN upset-stomach and bowels bad LOOK OUT! It may go into Flux there's the danger WARE'S BLACK POWDER will cure every case ASK T. J. BONNER O. SON RIVES. TENN. J TheCommercial, $1,00 a year, and It's Worth It.