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Which Were Advertised Last Week.
To supplement the Sale we have added many items which you'll find seasonable and
considerably under the market prices. ;
Special Sale of Table
and NapKins
for Your Thanksgiving Needs
64-inch Bleached Damask, 65c value, in Sale 50c
Hemmed Napkins to match, doz.60c, 75c, $1.00
70-inch pure linen Damask, in Sale, per yd ..75c
72-in. double satin Damask, $1.25 quality, yd.'$1.00
24-inch Napkins to match, per dozen $2.50
Room-Size Rugs At
Snecial Prices
For One Week.
We have too many Rugs on hand and will cut
price to reduce the stock.
$25.00 finest Axminster Rues, 9x12 feet..- -$18
$20.00 and $22 Axminster Rugs, 9x12 feet-- 15
$16.50 Best Brussels, 9x12 feet, in Sale. 13
$13.50 Seamless Brussels Rugs, 9x 1 2 feet 10
$ 1 2.00 Seamless Rugs, 9x 1 2 feet 8
the
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Millinery. Millinery.
We Offer AH of Our Trimmed Hat At
Greatly Reduced Prices
Choice of any $7.50 Hat for.. .$4.50
Choice of any $5,00 Hat for. 3.00
Choice of any $3.00 Hat for 2,00
Come in and price our Men's and Boys'
Clothing and Overcoats.
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MoFg'&m-Verlhiinie Co.
Store
Sale at Samburg.
The Bishop Land and Auction Co.
held a very popular lot Bale at Samburg
Wednesday, supplemented with a barbe
cue and .Jill the features of a modern
sale. Quite a number of lots were sold,
including buyers as follows: D. C. Ham
ilton, W. N. Holt, A. L. Ferguson,
Mrs. Bert Fulghum of Chattanooga, J.
G. B. Deen, John Cochran, Davis Lyon,
It. J. and J. E. Marshall, W. II. Apple
white, T. E. Diehl, J. H. Erwin, A. T.
Dickey, Ira Ruble, Allen White, J. M.
Moores, C. L. Brooks, L. A. Kimzey,
J. II. Archey, J. T. Chiles.
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WOMEN
MAY AVOID
OPERATION!
By taking Lydia E. Pinkham's
vegetable Compound
The following letter from Mrs,
Orville Rock will prove how unwise
it is for women to submit to the
dangers of a surgical operation when
it may be avoided by taking Lydia
E. rinkham's Vegetable Compound.
She was four weeks in the hospital
and came home suffering worse
than before.
Here is her own statement.
raw raw. Mich. "Two years asro
I suffered very severely with a dfs-
ipiacement. l coma
not be on my feet for
a long time. My
physician treated
me for seven months
without much relief
and at last sent me
to Ann Arbor for
an operation. I was
there four weeks and
came home suffering
worse than before.
My mother advised
me to try Lydia
Pinkham's Vegetable Compound.
and I did. Today 1 am well and strong
r.nd do all my own housework. I owe
ny health to Lydia E. Pinkham's
Vegetable Compound and advise my
friends who are afflicted with any
female complaint to try it." Mrs.
OnviLLK Hock, R. R. No. 5. Paw Paw,
IJichigan.
If you arc ill do not drag along until
an operation is necessary, but at once
take Lydia E.' Pinkham's Vegetable
Compound. '
For thirty years it has been the stan
dard remedy for women's ills, and has
positively restored the health of thou
sands of women. Why don't you try it?
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two years. Price $5.00.
We will let you try thi9 iron fifteen
days and if it is not satisfactory in
every way, you may return it to us.
We also have the electric toaster,
percolator, chafiing- dish and many
other electric heating devices that we
would like to demonstrate 10 you.
Harrison Electric Co.
Morgan Street Improvements.
Messrs. G. W. Dodson and II. B.
Horner have moved their street grad
ing and concrete paving forces from the
East Main addition to Morgan street,
or that portion of Morgan running
from Dr. Nailling's home on Main
street to Mayor Coble's residence on
College street. The street has been
well graded and made wider, the old
fences removed and men are now en
gaged laying an up-to-date concrete
walk from Vine to College.
These gentlemen own the old Walk
er property, purchased from Mrs. W.
B. Sowell, the Charlie Wells property
and removed the buildings to Baptist
ville, and have recently bought the
eastern section of the northern half of
the old Alex Brackin property. This
gives the owners something like a
dozen splendid residence lots facing
the improved street, which we under
stand will soon be placed on the mar
ket. ,
These gentlemen are hustlers and
when they say "move," the lots will
have to go, and they will be more than
apt to sell before the improvements are
completed, as the location is ideal
right in the center of the city, con
venient to the Public School and the
Methodist, Baptist and Cumberland
Churches.
Mayor Coble has recently transform
ed the A. J. Corum house into a $3,500
two-story building, C. W. Miles, Jr., is
completing a modern $4,500 house,
both on Morgan, and it is reported no
lots will be sold in. this section unless
the purchaser is prepared to build a
nice house.
Death of Mrs. Noah.
Mrs. Nancy Noah, mother of our fel
low townsman, T. P. Noah, died at her
home in the Tenth District on Thurs
day, the 15th inst, after an illness of
several years.
Mrs. Noah as Miss Roberts was
born in South Carolina in 1836 and
with her parents moved to Middle
Tennessee when a child. She was
jnarried there to John C. Noah and
they came to Obion County in 1856.
Deceased is survived by four chil
dren, three brothers T. P., Joe and
Sam and Mrs. Gerda Roper. She was
a life-long Christian and a charter
member of the Cumberland Presbyte
rian Church at Beech.
A sainted woman, ripe in years and
good deeds, kind, charitable, sympa
thetic, tender and devotedly attached
to her loved ones and friends she passed
away.leaving the blessings of a bounti
ful heart and hand to the loved ones
here. ' ,
Funeral services were conducted by
Rev. Burgess Cunningham and the re
mains were interred at Beech.
Killed With Gun.
One of the greatest tragedies or acci
dents happened Saturday, the 11th inst.,
about 3 o'clock at the home of A. P.
Lunsford. His son, Claud, was shot
and instantly killed by Lexie Harris, &
neighbor boy about twenty years old.
Harris wanted to borrow Claud's gun.
He told him he could get it. Harris
then went to the house, got the gun
went back to the barn where Claud was
fixing feed, only one other party being
present It seems. Only a few friendly
words were passed between the two boys,
when Harris remarked, "I am going to
shoot you," raised the gun and fired.
Harris'claims it was an accident, but it
seems that the neighbors and family are
both undecided as to whether it was an
accident or done intentionally. It cer
tainly is a mistake about Harris being
an orphan. He is the son of Harve
Harris, who lives near Caruthersville,
Mo. . A. P. Litnsford.
FOUND THAT AD YET?
Advertisement Pasting Contest on
at Store of Morgan-Verhine Co.
Are you trying for a piece of that
$1,000?
The above question seems to be
asked all around town these days. It's
ail owing to the Cut-out Ad Contest
that Morgan-Verhine Co. are now con
ducting in connection with their Black
Cat hosiery.
"If you want to get a line on some
of the big advertisement writers 01 tne
future" said Mr. J. P. Verhine in an
interview to-day, ' 'watch our own peo
ple who are trying for the big money
prizes offered in this Black Cat Con
test."
IT WAS "DELIGHTFUL POISON"
Card of Thanks. '
To the many friends and neighbors
who so kindly came to our assistance
in this the greatest sorrow of our lives
and to onr physician for his faithful
ness throughout, we offer our heartfelt
thanks. -May God's richest blessings
be with each and every one.
Mrs. M. E. Hamilton and
Family.
Arrested for Shooting Boy.
Lexie Harris, who discharged a gun
and killed young Lunsford last week,
was arrested Tuesday by Sheriff Easter
wood and arraigned for examining trial
yesterday.
Metcalfe Laundry.
New machinery and splendid equip
ment are being installed for the Met
calfe Laundry. The old building is
being overhauled and the entire plant
when ready for business will also oc
cupy one ofthe new concrete houses
on Church street. Mr. Metcalfe is giv
ing Union City a plant in the way of
modern apparatus that is second to
none anywhere. He will be ready to
open for work here in about thirty
days.
Florists.
Messrs. Will Watts and J. D. Wrather
have formed a partnership in thKfloral
business, taking over the Postma plant.
These gentlemen expect to give Union
City a first-class enterprise, serving the
public with efficiency and dispatch, so
liciting orders everywhere and guaran
teeing the best in their line. They ask
consideration of a home industry which
gives a full return for your money.
Home Burned.
News reached J. L. Hanson, Jr., of
the burning of his father's home at
McEwen Wednesday night. The house
and contents were all destroyed with no
insurance. The friends in Union City
regret the misfortune.
At Beech.
The Ladies' Auxiliary at Beech church
will observe W. B. M. day next Sunday,
the 2Gth inst. Special music and pro
gram ate arranged for the occasion.
Card of Thanks.
To those who so kindly ministered
to the wants of our dear mother dur
ing her illness and sent flowers for her
casket we feel, indeed grateful. Es
pecially do we thank Dr. Bond for so
faithfully attending her. May God's
richest blessings attend each of you.
Mr. and Mrs. Dalton Roper.
Thos. P. Noah.
S. H. Noah.
J. E. Noah.
W. C. T. U.
The Woman's' Christian Temper
ance Temperance Union did not meet
with Mrs. Sam Brttmmel as was an
nounced the previous week on account
of the inclement weather.
FOR SALE Two iron beds with
springs and mattresses, and two Ad
vance Franklin heaters, a dining table,
etc. Call 620. , 86-lt
Pretty Legend of the Origin of Wine
In Perela, Wher It First
Waa Made.
The making of wine is said to have
originated with the Persians, who dis
covered theprocesa quite by accident.
One of their earliest kings, Jensheed,
who, it is said, was only five or six
generations from Noah, was the dis
coverer, or rather a woman of hli
household waa.
"He waa Immoderately fond of
grapes," aays the narratl re. which la
found in 8ir Johh Malcolm's "His'tory
of Persia," "and desired to preserve
some, which were placed in a large
vessel and lodged in a vault for future
use. When the vessel waa opened
the grapes had fermented and their
Juice in this state was ao acid that
the king believed It mut: be poison
ous. "He had some vessela filled with it
and 'Poison' written upon each. These
were placed in bla room. It happened
that one of hia favorite ladles waa af
fected with nervoua headache; the
pain distracted her so much that she
desired - death. Obaen ag a vessel
with 'Polaon' written on It, she took
it and swallowed lta contenta. The
wine, for such it had become, over
powered the lady, who fell down into
a Bound Bleep and awoke much re
freshed. "Delighted with thla remedy, she re
peated the doses ao oftn that the
monarch's polaon waa all drunk. He
aoon diacovered thla and forced the
lady to confess what she had done. A
quantity of wine waa made and Jen
aheed and all hia court drank of the
new beverage, which from the circum
stance that led to lta dlacovery ia to
thla day known in Persia by the name
of Zeher-e-khoosh, or 'tht delightful
poison.' "
FRENCH LOVE OF DRAMATIC
National Trait Illustrated by 8tory of
Soldier Who Waa Carrying
the Pardon.
When Marshal MacMahon .waa
president of the French republic, an
incident occvf red which aptly illus
trates the French love of what is
dramatic.
. A French soldier sat on the summit
of a hill overlooking a garrison town;
his horse was picketed close by; the
man was smoking leisurely, and from
time to time he glanced from the
esplanade to a big official envelope he
held in hia hand.
A comrade passing by asked, "What
are you, doing hereT"
"I am bearing the president's par
don for our friend Fllchm&nn, who la
to be shot thla morning." replied the
smoker, caln,? without changing hia
comfortable attitude '
, "Well, then, you should hurry along
With your pardon,' admonished bis
comrade.
"Ah, no!" exclaimed the other, ia
ome indignation. "See, there ia hard
ly a soul yet on the esplanade, and
the firing platoon baa not even been
formed. Yoa Burely woujd not have
me rob my appearance of all dramaUe
affect, my friend I " - 1
You Can Earn A
$200. 00 Prize At Oar Store
Through the generosity of the Black Cat Hosiery Co.,
makers of the Black Cat Hosiery, we offer our cus
tomers the opportunity to enter a splendid
$1,000.00 Prize Contest.
There will he 98 money prizes in all. They will be for $200,
$ 1 00, $50, 110, 15. Besides a pair of Black Cat "Comfit" silk lisle hos
iery will be given for every idea which can be used but does not win
a cash prize. Everybody can try for one of the attractive prizes. The
contest is partly putting together a
Black Cat Ad.
clipped from the Black Cat Booklet which you get free and pasted on
the blank; also furnished free.
Get started right away. Come to the store and get your instruc
tions and Contest Entrance Ticket which is given free. The contest
ends December 10.
Think what a fine Xmas present $200 or $ 1 00 will make.
Remember that we always have the latest advertising benefits for
our customers. Further, our goods are first-class and at right prices.
That is the' reason we handle the Black Cat Hosiery, which has the
"Comfit" style for women and the Extended Heel for men, women and
children.
Com and see us.
Morg'ari-Verhine Co,
The Big Store.
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Good Cement
Never Fails
You sometimes hear of
concrete jobs that fail be
cause either the cement Is
, poor, or the concrete is im
properly mixed.
M
PORTLAND
CEMENT
if properly mixed, never fails, be
cause in ha manufacture it ia
ground ao fine that it has the
most perfect binding; power.
It will always give you satis
faction and uniform results.
Let us furnish yoa Lehigh oa
your nest Job.
T. L. Bransford & Sons.

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