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GLADSOME AND GAINFUL NEW YEAR ' With our thanks for many favors and the large patron age given us during the passing year. We desire to extend to our trade our first New Year's resolution 'Best Drug Store Service Possible to the People of Obion County." Sincerely, RED CROSS DRUG STORE C. V. Jones H. M. Oliver Society..... Tate-Pardue. The Christmas holidays in Union City have boon attended with social events of more than ordinary interest, and among them Cupid has left the traces of a well directed campaign. The arrow pierced the mistletoe and lodged in the heart unscathed of any serious obstacles. One of the most interesting affairs was the quiet homo marriage of Mr. W, F. Tate and Mtas Frances Tardue at the home of the bride's parents, Mr. and Mrs. F. W. Fardue, in the city last Wednesday night. Only the immediate members of the family and two or threo friends were present. The minister issuing the di vine injunction was Rev. W. C. Sellers, under whoso care the happy twain have served in the church for many Sundays. This ho did with tho greatest personal interest and in all his soulful impres sive ness. The bride was dressed in a becoming gown of gray crepe de chine over pink and appeared in the flower of her charming- and gracious personality. The ,groon was in conventional style. Miss Dautio, as she was best known to her many friends, is a young woman of the greatest personal popularity, de r lighlfiilly pleasant and charming in her social relations, a distinct favorite, and in character the truest and highest type of womanhood. She was actively asso ciated with the best affairs of church and society and appreciated in the larg est measure. Mri Tate is a native of Sparta, III nnu came to union uny a few years ago, entering tho tailoring trade with II. T. Robinson & Son, and is now con nected with the house as a partner in the business with Mr. Sherman Suther land. He is also a talented musician and has assisted tho choir at tho Meth odist Church with his cornet for some time. He is a young man of fine char ncter and business accomplishments. The bride and groom have been showered with congratulations and ben cdictions. We extend our best oflices. Bachelor's Ball. The annual Bachelor's Ball given at the homo of the Elks in this city last Wednesday night was one of a combi nation of happy holiday social events in Union City. The entire suite of rooms, including tho halls, were profusely dec orated in holly and mistletoe. The crowd was divided between tho whist players in the reading room and the dancers in the main hall. Among the visitors present were Miss Eva Parks, Trimble; Messrs. Arch DeBow, Hick mav; Clagett Martin, Martin; Geo. Al ley and Jas. Crockett, Fulton; Will Nolen, Waverly; Roland Crenshaw, St. Louis; Dick McConnell, Chicago; Otis Freeman, Martin; Oscar Stark, Padu--cali, and Messrs. Hazelbaker, Dyers burg, and Nelson, Nashville. The re freshments consisted of two delightful courses of salads and coffee. The young ladies carried flowers to match their pretty costumes and coiffures. Tho occasion excelled in many respects the former club balls. Mr. Harrison Entertains. On Friday night, Dec. 23, Mr. John ML Harrison, one of the U. C. T. S. iStar seniors, entertained his class and a few special friends at his home on Col lege street. After several minutes of conversation, the class prophecy, pre pared by Mil Whitson and Williams, and the jokes by Misses Caldwell and and laughter. Miss Walters favored the class with several highly appreciated readings, and after several contests and amusements prepared by Host Har rison refreshments were served, which were enjoyed by all. In conclusion Prof, Aydelotte addressed his class, ex pressing his appreciation of the class he intended to turn out in 1911, and com plimenting them for the four mouths work nlready rendered. The young la dies were beautiful in their party dresses of the delicate tints cream, pink and ba by blue. Tho young men were hand some and attentive. The refreshments were delicious. Altogether this was one of tho most delightful of the Christmas parties. Massengili-Dahnke. Mr. William Z. Masscngill, Jr., and Miss Inez Dahnke surprised their many friends Tuesday evening by a quiet mar riage, Rev. J. R. Oliver, of North Sec ond street, officiating. Mr. Massengill was reared here, and is a young man of the best business attainments and most excellent worth and character. He is at present representing a St. Louis house as traveling salesman" with fine success. The bride is the only daughter of Mr. C. F. Dahnke and is admired by all who know her for the charm of true woman ly character and lovable personality. Our best wishes aro with them for a long and happy married life. Witherington-Raymer. W. T. Witherington and Miss Minette Raymer were united in marriage last Tuesday evening at the homo of Mrs. T. D. Edwards by Esq. Sacra. The young gentleman is a sorr of Mr. and Mrs. John Witherington, this city. He has been engaged for some time as sales man in E. P. Grissom's grocery store and is recognized for the excellence of his character and business qualifications. Mrs. Witherington is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Felix Raymer, late of Effingham, 111. She is a young woman of charming personality and accomplish metits. They aro both very popularly esteemed and have the congratulations of many friends. art. Mr. WalJi.-n is employed at the Dahnke-Walker Milling Co. and his bride , is well known and greatly es teemed by a host of friends in Union City. Mr. J. T. Coram and .Miss May Thompson, of the Eleventh District, were united in marriage last week by one of the ministers. The young man is a son of Mr. Csas Coruni and both bride and groom are well connected and held in the highest regard by hosts of friends. Wednesday Club. The club met this week at the home of Mrs. Harris Parks and enjoyed an interesting game of bridge. Mrs. Harry Edwards won in points and was present ed with a fern dish. Mrs. Wallace Moore won the consolation, and re ceived a similar prize. Refreshments were exceptionally delightful. lr. and Mrs. A. D. Keller entertained at a high noon dinner Sunday, compli mentary to Mr. and Mrs. W. F. Hol land and Miss Naoma, of Newborn. Misses Ruth and Clare Parks enter tained their friends at tho Parks home in Southside last evening. Report of the affair will be made next week. Miss Bertie Murphy entertained a number of friends Wednesday evening, complimentary to Mrs. Ethel Greer, of Memphis. ' Visitors Complimented. Complimentary to her three attractive visiting friends, Miss Ola Petty and Miss Elaine Mitchell of Union City and Miss Sadye Finlaysonof Mobile, Ala.. Misses Nellie and Ethel Scott delightfully en tertained last evening in their home on Gaylord avenue. The parlor and reception hall were artistically decorated with crimson rib bons,. Christmas bells and wreaths and graceliil clusters of crimson Richmond roses. To receive the guests, Miss Scott was gowned in pink silk tissue, with over- draperies of hand-embroidered net and a hobble band of pink satin, and Miss Ethel Scott wore a dainty gown of pink crepe de chine, with real lace garniture. Miss Petty was gowned in lavender silk, with crystal trimmings, Miss Mitch ell in pink satin, with an overdress of black lace, with jet garniture, and Miss Finlayson wore a white lace robe over bluo satin. A novel "nutting party" was arranged as a diversion for the guests, a hanu painted pin tray, an ash tray of pierced brass and a Christmas stocking tilled with toys being the prizes awarded at the conclusion of the game, after which dainty refreshments were served. The dining room was prettily deco rated in pink and green and these colors were carried out in tho bonbons and ices. Fifty friends of the hostesses had the pleasure of being present. Memphis Commercial. RIVES. Ernest Byrd has returned from Mem phis. Norman Morris has for ten days been on the rick list. R. L. Johnson is a guest of his pa rents at Atwood. Miss Winnie Woody is visiting her mother at Glass. Miss Agnes Palmer, of RiJgely, is home for the holidays. . Mr. and Mrs. R. L. Phebus visited in Union City tho first of the week. Mr. and Mrs. Jas. McLeskey, of Jack son, are guests of Ernest Shropshire. - Luke Palmer, of Wesson, Miss., was this week a guest of relatives south of town. Mr. and Mrs. Hugh McDonald, of Obion, spent Tuesday with Mrs. Jane Dickey. Miss Ellie Brown and daughter, Miss Margaret, of Missouri, are guests of Mrs. Jane Wade. Miss Pauline Thorne spent the first of the week with Mrs. Thurman Phebus near Union City. . Edgar Botts and Miss Mozelle Clem mons. of Obion, were Sunday gnets of Miss Florence Botts. ''' Mrs. Lee Wade entertained trie little people of immediate relatives Saturday with a Christmas tree. M iss Golden Alexander drew the Jucky number for the elegant toilet set given away at T. J. Bonner's. " Christmas has been very quiet. Only a few arrests have been necessary on ac count of too much firewater. Mrs. Ed Kirkland and Miss Mary Mary Turner, of Union City, attended the dining Sunday of Mr. and Mrs. Hubert Shore. In "Eve'sSecond Husband," now ap pearing in the Saturday Evening Tost, Cora Harris, author of "A Circuit Rider's Wife," has lost none of her vivacity and versatility of language, and as for delineating all the little curli ques of a woman's disposition she is very bewitching and true. The Moore addition has been platted for residence lots with a large square in the center for a school building and grounds. Where the school building now is tho grounds are inadequate and the immediate surroundings are any thing but sanitary, besides being so near the I. C. railroad as to render a lot of time lost during recitations by the shrill whistles a"d heavy rumbling of the trains. ' Old Critic. Hardy, Alalone & Jones Piano Contest. December 28, 1910 No. 19 3540SO No. No. 93 760385 No. No. 140 .....381150 No. No. 280 323000 No. L. : 752583 122.?:. 343375 192 367590 189 316600 No. 190 366800 Continue to use the blue ballots until Wednesday night, January 4th, 191 1. GODWIN I! BROS- SOI.E AGENTS FOR- FOR SALE. I will sell or trade for business or farm property my residence on Church street or the Mclvinney place, corner Main and Home streets; also two building lots corner Exchango and Bank streets. ' Ciias. II. Conn. It McHugrrPeeler. Mr. T. M. McIIugh and Miss Chloe Peeler were united in marriage last Sun day evening at 6 o'clock at the home of tho brido's parents, Mr. and Mrs. D. A Peeler, in the city, Rev. W. C. Sellers conferring the sacred rites. Mr. McIIugh is a well known citizen and business man of Dyer and the bride esteemed for the value of true worth and womanly graces. Numbers of friends extend congratulations. Mrs. McHugh's visitors during the week and for the wedding were Misses Lula George and Mamio Barker, of Mayfield. Mr. and Mrs. McIIugh will be at home in Dyer. Christmas Weddings. Mr. J. C. Heflin and Miss Essie Woodfin were united in marriage by Rev. G. J. Carman. The brido is a daughter of W. M. Woodfin, a well known citizen of the vicinity east of tho city and the young people are both popularly known and esteemed. The congratulations of a host of friends are extended. Mr. Claud Woody and Miss Lula Gar rett, well known Rives young people, were united in marriage during the holi days by Rev. E. P. Lindsay. The mar riage was a popular local event. Mr. William Walden and Mrs. Anna Ford Eberhart were uiiited in marriage last Thursday night at the home of Mrs. Swiggnrt, were read, causing much fun Eberhart in the city by Rev. J. E. Stu- Knowing, Joy Bringing Old Santa Clans finds much to encourage him in our this season's col lection of Table Ware in China, Porcelain, Glass, Nickel Plated and Silver. Well knows he how happy house wives are in the possession of such beauties as we show for the adornment of the dining room it's a matter of pride with them. Let's help you with good Christmas gift-giving in telling you of our low prices for artistic ware. " Haynes-Gregory Hardware Co. Union City, Tenn. Chase & Sanborn's Famous Boston Teas andtCoffees 11 Bulte's Excellence Flour D 0 -AND- Ferndell Pure Food Products TELEPHONES 79 and 516 3 NEW LIVERY BARN I desire to announce to the public that I have leased the McRee Stable and Livery Barn on First Street and will on December I open up and conduct a first-class Feed and Boarding Stable, and offer special accommodations for hitching and feeding. A special room for the ladies will be fitted up with comfortable and attractive furnishings and kept in the neatest condition. No loafers nor disorderly conduct will be allowed around the stable. Everything will be first-class and up to date, and the public is cordially invited to call and give me a trial. 1 eienone dih. Stable open day and night. Horses hitched by the month, $1.00; board for horses, per month, month, $12.50 and month. CHAS. CALHOUN. CROCKETT. Mrs. Jas. Stone and children have been sick with la grippe. Mr. Gilbert Owen has moved to the Askin's farm near Terrell. Mr. James, of near Union City, has moved to the Goo. Stovall farm. Mr.-Llllie Simpson has returned from a business trip to Middlo Tennessee. Born to Mr. and Mrs. Walter Garner last Saturday night, a 12-pound girl. Mr. C. C. Young and Master Aubrey Young were in Union City Saturday. Miss Annie Owen, of Jackson, is spending a few days with homefolks. Mr. and Mrs. Geo. B. Wright were the guests of Mrs. Henry Frizzell last Monday. Mr. and Mrs. J. R. Wright and little rt .. nil son, I'erry Jewis, yvere in union wuy last Monday. Mr. and Mrs. R. II. Davis visited their daughter at Jackson, Tenn., dur ing the holidays. Santa Claus has come and gone and bountifully supplied all bis little friends as well as us larger ones. Mr. Turner Frizzell and daughters, Misses Mary and Beatrice, made a busi ness trip to Kenton Friday. Messrs. John and Sam Walker and Miss Mai Belle Bryson are spending the holidays with relatives near Kenton. Carpenter Harve Conn and painter E. J. Young are completing tho resi dence of Floyce Carter, into which he will move in a few days. Paul. right SHADY GROVE. Mr. Harden Olive is right sick. Mr. Jim Chambers has been sick this week of la grippe. Miss Lucilo Chambers left last Sun day to spend a week in Jackson. Little Will Chambers spent Tuesday with his sister, Mrs. Joe Hickman. Mr. and Mrs. Ed Reese spent Christ mas with Mrs. Reese's parents at Moscow. Mr. and Mrs. Tom Reese spent Mon day and Monday night with Mr. and Mrs. Ed Reese. Miss Lillie Burton, of Elbridge, is spending this week with her aunts, Misses Magaret and Nell I)riscoll. Mrs. Alice Hickman, teacher in Dick son College, came home to ?pend Christ mas with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Tom Hamilton. Gcess Who. shot was made at a distance of two hun dred yards. MissNellio Lee Escue entertained sev eral of her friends with a tea party last Monday night. Mr. Homer Jones, of Hickman, came out Tuesday to spend a few Christmas holidays near here. Mr. Garrison will take up his school again Monday after a week's vacation for tho Christmas holidays. Mr, Ray Todd has been suffering for almost two weeks from a wound he re ceived from an accidental discharge of his shot gun, which made a large holo in tho upper part of his leg, several shot entering his face. He is recover ing. . Reporter. Still in the Ring. E. H. Marshall Union City: Slight ly disfigured but still in tho ring and doing business. With best wishes for a, prosperous 1911. M. G. Giruis. Washington, D. C, Dec. 2G. All right, Malcolm; we knew you be longed to the Jive ones who "come back." With the compliments of the season we wish you unparalled success. NEWS NOTES. ROGERS. Health is better here this week. Born to Mr. and Mrs. Will Rogers last week, a fine baby boy. Mr. Joe Hicks and wife spent Monday night with Mrs. Hicks' father, Cheat ham Glover. Hubert Yaught killed a wiid goose which weighed 15 pounds. The fourth Jas. Smith, Jr., former United States Senator from New Jersey, issued a re ply to Dr. Wilson's statement concern ing his (Smith's) candidacy for tho United States Senate. Mr. Smith de nied that he is pledged to special inter ests and says he never told anyone he would not be a candidate for Senator. A mob at Hot Springs, Ark., killed Oscar Chitwood in the jail yard at that place. Chitwood was being retnoved to the Little Rock penitentiary when the mob overpowered the officer in charge of the prisoner. Negotiations are said to bo in prog ress for the sale of ten salmon can neries in Alaska and other property owned by the Northwestern Fisheries Company, a Guggenheim corporation The Hon. John D. Young, aged 87 years, former Congressman from the Ninth Kentucky District and noted as a lawyer and former Stato Legislator, died at Mount Sterling Sunday night. Arch Hoxey, of the Wright team of aviators, broke the world's record for altitude at Los Angeles. He ascended 11,474 feet in the air in tho face of a strong wind. Fourteen sailors of tho British cruis er Hyacinth were killed in a fight with Arabian gun runners on the southern . coast of Persia. The Arabs lost forty men. The President has approved the re port of the army engineers recommend ing the expenditure 0f $20,000,000 for reclamation work in the West. '