DR. E. M. LONG
Over lute & Burchard's Drug
Store, Union City, Tenn.
OF.ce 144-2, Residence 144-3
DR. E. M. LONG
Over liite 61 Burchard's Drufr
Store, Union City, Tenn.
Office 144-2; Redence 144-3
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Tenner Courier, wtablihed 1W t Consolidated September 1. i97
UNION CITY, TENN, FRIDAY, AUGUST 18, 1911..
VOL. 20, NO. 22
Jio Crop Failure
JNTS SORE 10 GROW
THERE 13 certainty to the return from money sown
in the bank. Nothing increases with such steady
growth and as constant as dollars when deposited in a
reliable banking institution. In order to be sure what
your harvest will be, you should have some money in
Old National Bank
Union City, Tnnatie
WE ASSUME THE RISK
YOU ARE NOT TO PAY US ONE GENT UNLESS BENEFITED
PERSONS suffering from chronic kidney ailments are asked to
call at our store, purchase a box of Eexall Kidney Pills and,
in the event that they do not prove of benefit to them, we agree to
promptly refund the purchase price. i ,
Our experience in Helling IJexall Kidney Tills has been such as to
demonstrate to us the promptness and certainty of their action,
and we1 want every sufferer from any form of this peculiar disease
to accept our offer.
Retail Kidney Pills may be had only at our store The Eexall
Store. Sixty pills in a box; price, 50 cents.
Ridgely; Tenn., Aug. 14. As a result
of a family row of five weeks' standing,
Floyd W'ortman, aged 27, shot and killed
Doff Claudie, aged 0, second husband
of Wortman's mother-in-law, at the
latter'a home, two miles from here, Bun
Wortman surrendered to the author
ities after the killing, but was quickly
released when a coroner's jury found
that he acted in self-defense. Claudie
attacked him with a knife, and after a
desperate fight, Wortman succeeded in
grabbing a shotgun, which he used with
Claudie married Wortman's mother-in-law
five weeks ago, and several quar
rels took place between him and Wort
man over family matters. It is said
that.on occasions Claudie threatened to
kill the younger man. The quarrels
were patched up, according to general
belief. Saturday night Wortman went
to Claudie's home to spend the night
It is said that both men had been
drinking Sunday before noon, and after
dinner they began quarreling anew,
According to the evidence presented at
the inquest, Claudie drew a knife and
attacked Wortman, who defended him
self as best he could, until an oppor
tunity came to seize a shotgun.
Wortman backed away from Claudie
and fired twice at him. One load took
effect in the thigh, and the second in the
right breast. This latter caused almost
instant death, as several of the shot
pierced the heart.
Doth men are farmers and were wide
ly known throughout this section.
FOR SALE OR RENT.
Residence on First street, south of the
opera house. Nice concrete and brick
building, with late improvements water,
lights, bath, etc. Apply to
J. C. REYNOLDS.
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CAN MAKE PARTIAL PAYMENT AT ANY TIME
AND STOP INTEREST.
Wade Family Reunion.
Trenton, Tenn., August 12. One of
the most remarkable occasions in the
history of Gibson County has closed,
the reunion of the Wade clan. From
practically every county in West Ten
nessee and, from many other sections
of the State, from North, South, East
and West, from foreign countries and
from Arkansas, came hundreds of the
kith and kin of this family gathered to
celebrate in one grand family reunion.
The event was promoted by II. II.
Wade, "Uncle Dick," and was held at
the Gibson County fair grounds. The
large amphitheatre was divided into
sections and each decorated with the
colors of that branch which was to oe
cupy it. During the latter years of
the eighteenth century William Wade
moved into Tennessee from Maryland
He was the father of five daughters and
eight sons. Of these thirteen children
twelve reared families, the greatemum-
ber settling in this county. There were
ten of these families represented at this
reunion, and about 1,000 persons.
Saturday Morning Fire.
The business houses on Washington
avenue owned by S. T. Wade and R. J.
Barnett and occupied by Raiuey's gro
cery store and Mays' restaurant, respwH
ively, were destroyed by fire last Satur
day morning, the fire breaking out in
the rear of Mays' restaurant just before
daylight. The restaurant and the build
ing were a total wreck. Everything in
the grocery store was damaged, either
by fire or water. The stock of grocer
ies was insured for $2,000, which re
duces the loss to Mr. Rainey to a con
siderable extent. The restaurant was
insured for $S00 and the buildings for
$2,330 each. Mr. Rainey has moved
the remnant of his stock to T. R. Bar
rett's jewelry store, and will remain
there until a new house is built on the
old site, which will be done as soon as
Both houses, it is understood, w ill be
rebuilt at once, and Mr. Rainey, who
has been doing a very extensive and
profitable grocery business, will occupy
his same old stand.
It was a very disastrous fire, gaining
considerable headway before discovered
and the signal turned in.
Porter's Tuffs won three a,mes from
Union City hand running this week.
One game was played Wednesday after
noon and two Thursday. The Union
City boys and their manager, Mr.
Watts, are a nice bunch and took their
defeat in a good natured way.-7-Clinton
Oiti Wednesday, August 23, a union
picnid of all the W. O. W. Camps in the
countk of Weakley will be held at the
Weakley County fair grounds, begin
ning t 10 o clock.
severui prominent speakers are on
the program. Dr. G. II. Schleh, of
Omaha, Nebr., National Lecturer of the
W. O. W. Order; Dr. J. L. Andrews, of
Memphis, Tenn., Chairman rf the Sov
ereign Camp Committee on By-Laws,
will each address the people on Wood
craft. State Manager A. Y. Simmons.
of Humboldt, Tenn., will present the
standing of the Sovereign Camp in the
Sovereign Jurisdiction, also the stand
ing of the order in Tennessee and a list
of the bonds held by the Woodmen of
the World in Tennessee. Head Consul
A. G. Mathews, of Memphis, Tenn., if
physically able, will also be present and
address the people, and there is not a
better entertainer in the State.
The morning exercises will close with
a parade around the race track, partici
pated in by every camp in the county
marching behind its respective banner,
and all visiting Woodmen are invited to
take part in the parade.
The Palmersville Band will furnish
music for the occasion. Come one and
all and bring a well filled basket of din
ner. Bring your family and your girl.
If you have no family or girl, bring the
other fellow's family or girl. Be sure
and come and let us have at least one
jolly good day spent in the interest of
T. E. Sawyer, M. D., Head Clerk.
W est Tennessee
Wants to do your work.
Get our prices and see
,our designs before plac
ing your order. . . ' ..
We handle all kinds
of Marble, Granite
and Building Stone.
Fire Friday Morning.
The residence on Gibbs street belong
ing to Mr. Hodge and occupied by Mr.
Thelbert Maupin and iamily, was de
stroyed by fire last Friday, morning be
tween 2:30 and 3 o'clock. The fire
broke out in the kifchen while the oc
cupants were asleep and the flames had
destroyed part of the kitchen Ircfore they
were aroused, and by the time all were
out the fire had spread until there was
no chance of saving anything. Mr.
Maupin had $300 insurance on the con
tents, but not enough to cover by a con
siderable amount. There is no way to
figure how the fire started.
A strange negro man was found dead
near Brevard's Crossing last' Monday
morning. The negro came to his death
from natural causes, so found the-jury
Death of Mrs. John Sedberry.
Mrs. John Sedberry died at the home
of her father, Mr. Elias Callis, in the
vicinity of Pleasant Hill, on the 10th
inst. from the effects of tumor.
Deceased was married to Mr. Sedberry
about three years ago arid located with
her husband in Middle Tennessee. One
child was born which is left motherless,
clinging with all its childish affection
to the grief-stricken father.
Mrs. Sedberry was a member of the
Cumberland Presbyterian Church,
good woman, a kind, sweet-spirited
mother and an affectionate wife. The
loss is irreparable to the bereaved.
Funeral services were conducted by
Rev. T. P. Pressly and the remains were
interred at Pleasant Hill cemetery.
Use Jersey Cream Flour. None better,
Large Stock. Low Prices.
mnm In mumm
UNION CITY, TENN.
If you have a farm,
residence, vacant lot,
business house, or
business of any knd
for sale, list it with
us. We can sell it.
We can rent your prop
erty to good advantage,
collect the rent and
make you money. We
have had years of expe
rience. Our charges
are reasonable. ......
Let Us Insure
Your family against wantin case of your death
You against loss of time by accident or illness
You againt loss by fire, lightning and tornado
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UNION CITY, TENN.
229 South First St.
Rooms No. I and 2.
Death of Mrs. Helm.
The remains of Mrs. Ola Allen Helm
were shipped to Union City for burial,
reaching here last Monday morning.
Mrs. Helm died at Johnsonville, vhile
en route to Nashville, accompanied by
her husband, for the purpose of surgical
and medical treatment. They came
down the river by boat and landed just
in time Sunday to see the train bound
towards Nashville leaving. A few hours
later Mrs. Helm's death took place.
Defeased was nearly 29 years of age,
her birthday being the 10th of Septem
ber. Twenty months ago yesterday she
was united itf marriage to Mr. Helm,
and the separation, in view of the cir
cumstances, is indeed sad. Miss Ola
Allen was reared in the home of the late
T. R. Curlin, this city. She was a young
woman of the highest type of Christian
graces, modest, refined. The union was
a happy one, and but for Mrs. Helm's
unfortunate illness might have con
tinued until the frosts of age found
them with a happy household traveling
side by side towards the evening sun.
Mrs. Helm was a member of the Cum
berland Presbyterian Church, and funer
al services were liehl at the church here,
conducted by Rev. J. L. Hudgins. The
remains were interred at East View.
See the Airship.
Everybody is going to Attend the Ful
ton County Fair at Fulton, Ky., August
29 to September 2, because the Fulton
people have spent more than $15,000.00
on their fair grounds and in securing
attractions never witnessed at any fair in
this section of country before. Among
the attractions will be seen the great
aeroplane flights, a marvel of the twen
tieth century. To secure this attraction
alone cost more than $1,000 and it is
one of the .most sensational and daring
feats of modern times to see a man
traveling through tho air faster than a
passenger tram can run. No one can
afford to miss seeing the birdman fly.
That is why everybody will go to the
Fulton County Fair. ' .
Again, there will be four big races,
daily. The greatest array of running,
trotting and pacing horses are already
on the grounds in training and tfic
large purses are very attractive.
Hie Floral Halt exhibit will be an
attractive feature as well as a magnifi
cent display of .fine stock in the show'
rings. Good music all the time. Lots
of shade. Large amphitheatre. Every
thing to make one enjoy themselvw.
Make arrangements now to meet yoor
friends at the Fulton County Fair,
August 29 to September 2; they will all
be there, and by all means don't fail to
sec the great airship with its passengers
flying thousands of feet in the air. It
will be. a great sight and maybe you will
not have uch an opportunity again.
The fair company lias arranged with
the jailroads for tpecial low rates for all
and you can attend the Fulton County
j Fair at a very small cost.
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