II H I
Whatever your fancy may be,
we are able to meet it from our
array of more than 500 select pat
Toggery Tailored Clothes
$15.00 to $45.00
It will pay you to allow us to
take your measure for real tailored-to-measure
You are invited
to Gome in and
In our Furnishings for Men we
carry the latest in style. Shirts;
Underwear, I ics, Hats, etc.
Shoes for everybody.
Before making your purchase
give us a call.
The Moose Lodge.
The organizer was here this week with
the Loyal Order of Moose, and moose-
heart got a great boost in Union City.
There were something like forty or fifty
' candidates initiated. The club rooms
Lave been refurnished with handsome
, fixtures, pool table and reading acces
sories, magazines, etc. .The lodge is
considering a proposition to enlarge its
quarters and interest the owner of the
adjoining building to put up another
story for that purpose.
All Sold But Three.
House and lot, East Cheatham street,
lot 10G feet by 264 feet; fruit; concrete
walks paid for. Cheap, half cash, bal
an?o twelve months.
Colored tenant house, two rooms, on
Melrose avenue. Large extra lot thrown
in if bought at once.
House and lot, West Church street,
three blocks from First street; bath and
lights and cabinet mantles; 4 rooms.
Half cash, balance twelve months.
47-lt Bkn C. Branseord.
Card of Thanks.
Together with Uie other members of
the family, I desire to express our ap
preciation of the kindness shown by
our many friends during the recent ill
ness and death of our beloved father.
At all times there was a host of friends
jready to extend a helping hand. The
niiice flowers presented also helped to
make the sick room more cheerful.
This also includes our appreciation of
Hue close attention given by the attend
ving physician. May the Lord graciously i
j-evvard each and every one who thus
aninistered to his needs.
T. A. Covington'.
Of Mrs. ClappeUr of Five Yean
Slaoibj, Relieved Ij CardriL
Airv TM f! Mm. Sarah M. Chao-
fiell of this town, says: "1 suffered for j
ive years with womanly troubles, also
stomach troubles, ' and my punishment
was more than any one could tell.
I tried most every kind of medicine,
but none did me any good. ,
I read one day about Cardul, the wo
man's tonic, and 1 decided to try it. I
had not taken but about six bottles until
1 was almost cured. It did me more
fjood than all the other medicines 1 had
tried, put together.
My friends began asking me why I
looked so well, and i told them about
Cardui. Several are now taking it."
Do you, lady reader, suffer from any
of the ailments due to womanly trouble,
such as headache, backache, sideache.
sleeplessness, and that everlastingly tired
If so. let us urge you to give Cardul a
trial. We feel confident it wilt help you,
fust as it haa a million other women in
the nast half century.
Begin taking Cardui to-day. You
won t regret u. au uruggibu..
Advisory Dapt. Chattanooga, Tnn lor Sfteti
, j . ...... .... AIjma hnnir "Watt
jnwirnrtK'xi wn yvu vj w- www-..
" t- u w U.M.nmnlain wrnnr N P. ISA
ORDER TO REMOVE
Board of Mayor and Aldermen Is
The Board of Mayor and Aldermen
at the meeting last Tuesday night took
up the telephone proposition again and
finally deciJed, after some discussion of
the subject, to reduce the matter simply
to enforcing its demand for the removal
of the poles downtown and better service
in a general way. Mr. White, from the
Business Men's Club, came before the
board, and reported that that body bad
disagreed with the proposition made by
the telephone company, offered to the
people of Union City and published in
the papers a few weeks ago. lhisjirop
osition, they find, has some of the ear
marks of a subtle move on the part of
the Cumberand Company to enmesh our
citizens into an agreement that will im
pair our rights under the present fran
chise. Attorney Miles was present and
explained the legal aspects of the mat
ter. He stated, in substance, that the
Telephone Company was seeking to bind
the Board of Mayor and Aldermen and
the citizens of Union City into an agree
ment, which would place the Bailroad
Commissioners between us and our
rights granted under the charter and
thereby disable us in legal - procedure
under the charter.
A motion followed that the board
proceed to enforce its demand for the
removal of the telephone poles from
First street between Harrison street and
the N., C. & St. L. Railway, from
Washington street between the court
house and First street, and from Church
street between Second street and the de
pot. . Mr.' Adams asked to know where
the poles were to be placed, and this
brought up another question, whether
in the side streets or under ground.
The Board then came to the conclusion
that they might as well begin the un
derground work now as to wait in
definitely to take this step. According
ly a motion was made to enforce the
removal of the v poles from the streets
aforesaid and have them placed under
ground, and that the offices of the Cum
berland Telephone and Telegraph Com
pany in Union City and in Nashville be
notified in writing by the Recorder at
once that the work outlined must pro
ceed within thirty days. Embodied in
this motion was also a demand for bet
ter service. ,
The Board also decided to Lave some
concrete walks made where the owners
agree to settle with contractors for the
work. These walks, however, are to
comply with the city specifications.
Reports from the Water and Light
Committee and tho Superintendent in
regard to improvements of the plant
were made. It is proposed to enlarge
the plant so that it will take care of in
creasing demands for the period of twen
ty years and this will incur an expendi
ture of-$20,000 or thereabouts. This
was deferred until correspondence could
be bad with a consulting engineer.
Chautauqua for Hickman.
Hickman, Ky., Feb. 17. Hickman
will have a Chautauqua this summer,
the contract being made with Hugh
Wilson, agent for the Redpath Chau
tauqua Bureau, of Chicago. The citi
zens were very enthusiastic over pros
pects of having a cbautauqua here this
year, and the money required to sign
up with this concern to insure thair
coming, or rather a guarantee, which
amounted to $800, was gotten up in a
ery few minutes, the whole deal being
put over in about an hour and twenty
minutes. No date has been set yet for
this event, but it will be held cither in
the latter part of June or the first of
July. Among the number will be Gov.
Joe Folk, of Missouri, Geo. L. McNutt,
known as the dinner-pail man, Dante's
celebrated band of 25 pieces, Bolander's
six-piece orchestra and many other well
known cbautauqua celebrities. The
chautauqua will last five days.
Caught in Chain.
Hickman, Ky., Feb. 17. Tom Wil
liams, of this city, bad a miraculous
escape from death to-day in Veneer
Mill here, when he got caught in a con
veyor chain, which handles the trash to
a big shredder. He went down under
the conveyor to remove a chunk that
hid hung the conveyor, and as he did
so, another big batch of trash came
diwn on him, the conveyor also starting
again and hemming him down and
dragging him along, and practically
every bit of the clothing he had on was
torn off, heavy overalls, ueayy under
wear and even his shoes were torn off
The remarkable thing of it all was
that he was not hurt at all, other than
a few bruises. The conveyor dragged
him 50 feet before they could stop it.
. STOCK FARMING.
Advantage of the Silo and Ensilage
' in Feeding.
BY J. N. MERONEY.
The growing and feeding of cattle on
the farms of Tennessee should have
more attention, for there is a very prom
ising future for this line of farm work.
The free cattle range of the Western
prairies is now a thing of the past.
Cheap beef was produced in that way
but cannot be done any more, so the
farms must produce the beef for the
future as they have always produced
the dairy stock.
The present remunerative prices for
both beef and dairy products promise
to be maintained in the future because
the demand is constantly growing, while
tho supply is falling behind.
To any thinking man there is much
tq encourage the growing of cattle on
the farm. Tennessee is highly favored
by nature for this line of business for
the farmer. The mild and short winters,
the long growing seasons, the rich pas
tures of bluegrass and lespedeza, never
failing streams of running water on al
most every farm are some of the ad
vantages nature gives Tennessee.
Our population is increasing very fast.
The towns and cities are growing out of
all proportion to the country. The peo
pie of the cities must be fed. It is the
farmers' business to feed them and ha
should arrange his methods of agricul
ture with a view to that fact. He can
grow and feed cattle on the farm at a
good profit if he studies his business.
He must have a good grade of cattle
and he must feed them economically;
prepare for his business bo as to get the
most out of it; feed what he grows on
the farm to the cattle and by returning
the manure to the land tie will at the
same time improve the fertility of his
farm, so he can hold both ends of the
To feed live stock on the farm eco
nomically the use of the silo is indis
pensable. By its use he can almost
double the feeding value of his corn
crop. He-can make ten acres if planted
in corn for the silo worth as much in
feeding value as twenty acres fed out as
dry food. So then he does need to cul
tivate so many acres to grow the neces
sary food and is able to keep more of
his farm in grass and pasture, resting
it up, so that when it comes into its reg
ular rotation' he will get larger yields to
pay him for his labor and year after
year produce more per acre of what
ever crop he may plant.
The silo is no longer an experiment
but a well established fact and should
be used on every farm because of its
a a . .1 . 1
economy. Anu lortunateiy tney are
within the reach of the small farmers
as well as the large ones, because tbey
can be built of different material and
different sizes and with a wide range
iu the cost of construction. The con
crete silo is the most lasting, but its
cost of construction places it out of
reach financially of many small farm
ers. The patented factory built stave
silos are more generally used and give
good results, but some' small farmers
fear the cost of even these, but they
need not be cut off from the use of
silage and its benefits because of silo
cost, for they can build their own round
stave silos on the farm for about one
third the cost of the factory built struc
ture that will answer their purpose just
A fifty-ton silo can be built by the
farmer himself for about one dollar
per ton capacity. One suchns now in
use in Maury County that has been
filled and fed out twenty years; has al
ways made good silage and has paid for
itself every year. Fifty tons pf good
silage will feed twenty head of beef or
dairy cattle the whole winter and can
be filled from five acres of fairly good
corn land and makes a cheap, healthy
and satisfactory cattle feed.
The best crop to grow for silage is
one of the prolific varieties of corn. A
kind that grows a tall stalk, bearing
from two to six small ears to the stalk,
and if cow peas are planted with the
corn and (the mixture put into the silo
together it is made more valuable. This
crop of corn and peas can be grown very
successfully in Tennessee- as a second
crop after harvesting a crop of clover,
hay, wheat, oats or rye. If planted by
the 25th of June it can safely be stored
in the silo before frost
. The corn should be put into the silo
when the grains are beginning to dent,
when just a little too hard for table use.
Tt ia then at its best feeding stage. It
should be put in fresh from the field,
cut up fine and well packed by tramp
ing all the time while filling. It can
not be cut too fine or packed too close.
It should always be fed off from the
top. A few inches feed off the top
everv dav will keep that below from
moulding and there wills be very little
loss. All kinds of stock are fond of
good silage, but it is the cheapest of
all cattle feed.
JR. T. CUIRLJIN
in Blues, Tans,- Wisteria Green and
Tango Models of the latest creation.
Spring: Cotton and Wash Fabrics
in great variety
Crepes in white and colors
Ratines in plain and fancy mixtures
Odd Lot of Suits & Skirts
at Prices to Close
Suits, $4.98 and $6.98
Skirts, $1.48, $1.98 and $2.48
All Winter Merchandise
at Great Reductions
Seed Corn for sale. Phone 57 2
T J-V T . 1
rings. i. -. iikau, .in.
van SALE One Flanders 20 auto
mobile cheap. Will trade for live stock.
Phone 202. (46-4t) John Joyner.
T. R. CLARK TRANSFER CO.
Baggage a specialty.
Phone 639 and 629.
Now is the time to order Everbearing
Strawberry plants and Everbearing
Raspberry plants. Askins & Dircks
Lumber Co., phone No. 53. 46-tf
FDR SALE Cheat) A ffood second-
band piano, recently overhauled and put
ia first class condition. Phone 225.
FOR SALE Nice registered Poland
China Sboats and Jersey heifers, heavy
springers, very cheap. Call Geo. P.
Moody, pbone 20b. io-at
FOR 8ALE True Florida yam seed
potatoes. Am booking orders for spring
delivery. W. R. Hawks, Gleason,
SALESMAN WANTED To look
after our interest in Obion and adjacent
mtnntiea. Salarv or commission. Ad
dress Lincoln Oil Co., Cleveland, O. 1
FOR RENT Two or three rooms for
light house keeping, with light and
water and other conveniences. Near
the business part of the city. Phone
373. , (47-lt) Mrs. Effik Nolas.
LOST A nice black silk dress, in a
Imnillp wrarmed and tied, somewhere
in the city limits. Reward offered. Call
t tins omce.
WANTED Two young men or two
ladies to occupy a large well furnished
room, with electric lights, bath and oth
er conveniences, good table boara in
best resident section. Call phone 17.
Cabbage slips, , Florida Yam Potato
slips. Ready April 15. Let me book
your order. J. B. Akin.
Pbone 302. - 44-4t
Tomato Plants ..
Ready to transplant March 1. Variety:
Livingston's Beauty, grown on manure
bed. Good plants tl per 1,000.
C. H. Hardison,
46 Uumboldt.'Tenn. i
From thoroughbred White Wyan
dotts, Fishel's "World's Best" strain,
three pens, No. 1 headed by tl5 Fishel
cockerel, setting of 15. 11.50; No. 2,
per 15, fl.00; No. 3, per 15, 75c. No
eggs shipped at these prices. Why raise
mongrels? M. It Powell, ,
44-3m Sixth St., Union City, Tenn.
Death of Lee Covington, Sr.
Mr. Lee Covington, Sr., an aged citi
zen, and a resident for many years of
the vicinity of Crystal, died on the 12th
iust., of gastritis. Mr. Covington was
83 years of age, a native oj North Caro
lina. He was a widower, and leaves a
family of sons, J. G., T. A. and A. B.,
the latter a well known Clayton mer
chant. Deceased was a member of the Cum
berland Presbyterian Church, a good
citizen, ripe in years and in the fullness
of an honorable career.
Services and burial were held at Anti
och. Shades all sizes and prices at Home
Furniture Co., phone 99.
Fine Blankets and Comforts at greatly
reduced prices. Ligon Furniture Co.
Financial statement of Obion County,
Tenn., Feb. 1, 1914:
County revenue in Trustee's
hands $ 28,105.03
School revenue in Trustee's
hands ". 50,241.30
Apportioned to districts
Road revenue in Trustee's
Total - 1113,900.93
The above is shown from settlement
with Trustee and County Judge Feb.
1, 1914. George R. Kesnev,
DON'T GROW BALD
Use Parisian Sage.
If your hair is getting thin, losing
its natural color, or has that matted,
lifeless and scraggy appearance, the
Teason is evident dandruff and failure
to keep the bair roots properly nour
ished. Parisian Sage applied daily for a week
and then occasionally is all that is need
ed. It removes dandruff with one ap
plication; almost immediately stops fall
ing hair and itching bead; invigorates
the scalp and makes dull, stringy bair
soft, abundant and radiant with life.
Equally good for men, women or chil
dren every one needs it.
A large bottle of this delightful bair
tonic can be had from Oliver's Red
Cross Drug Store or any drug counter
for 50 cents. You will surely like Pa
risian Sage. There is no other "Just
as good." Try it now. advt
To Lena Montgomery.
Frankie Morris et als. vs. W. E. Martin
Chancery Court, Obion County, Ten
nessee. In the above styled cause it appearing
to the Clerk and Master from the cross
bill of complaint, which is sworn to,
that the defendant, Lena Montgomery,
is a non-resident of the State of Tennes
see, so that the ordinary process of law
cannot be served upon her, It is there
fore hereby orderded that the said above
named defendant appear before the
Clerk and Master of the Chancery Court
of Obion County, Tennessee, on or be
fore the first Monday of April, 1914,
that being a regular rule day of said
Chancery Court, and make defense to
the said bill, or the same will be taken
as confessed by her, and the said causo
set for hearing ex parte as to her. It is
further ordered that publication of this
notice be made for four consecutive
weeks in The Commercial, a weekly
newspaper published in Obion County,
This February 17, 1914. '
- Geo. A. Gibus, Jr.,.
Clerk and Master.
W. H. Swiggart, Executor, et als.
In the County Court of Obion County,
In the above styled cause it appearing
to the Court from the bill of complaint,
which is sworn to, that tho defendants,
Irroa Smith and his wife Anna Bess
Smith, Otis Bogle and his wife Callie
V. Bogle and Wilson Sharpe are non-,
residents of the State of Teunessee, so '
that the ordinary process of law cannot
be served upon them.
It ia therefore ordered by the Court
that each of the above named defendants
appear before the County Judge of this
Court at his oflice in Union City, Obion
County, Tennessee, on or before the first
Monday in April, 1914, and make do
fense to said bill or the same will be taken
as confessed by them and said cause set
for hearing ex-parte as to them.
It is therefore ordered that publica
tion of this notice be made for four con
secutive weeks iu The Union City Com
mercial, a weekly newspaper published
iu Obion County, Tennessee.
This February the 18th, 1914.
C. S. TALLKY,
County Court Clerk.
Cooper k Clark, Lannotu & Starifield,
Attorneys for Petitioner. 47-4t
Secretary Bryan admitted the truth
of the statement of the German Under
Secretary of State to the German Parlia
ment that the United States had warned
all nations to keep hands off in Mexico.
Warnings! Hints! Re
minders on a Burning
IT'S COMING SURE !
Be Prepared for Winter
Stop Every Crack and Hole.
Get Your Winter Clothing All
Together and "
FILL YOUR BINS WITH COAL
DO IT NOW I
WE KNOW HOW I
Union City Ice & Goal Co,
Liquor and Tobacco Addictions
Cured Within Ten Days By Our
New Painless Method
Only Sanitarium In the World Giv
ing Unconditional Guarantee
r . ' -.
one dollar need be paid until Mtiafactory
cure ha been effected.
A law in Tennetaee prohibiting the tale
of morphine has been pasaed. Be cured at
may nave to undergo.
We control completely the ucual with
drawal ymptom. No extreme nervoua
nesa, aching of limbt or loa of aleep. Pa
tienta unable to visit Sanitarium can be
treated privately at home. References;
Union Bank t Truat Co., The American
National Bank, or any citizen af Lebanon.
Write for free Booklet No. 2. Addresa
F. J. SANDERS. Mgr. Lebanon, Tenn.
xml | txt