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FIRE
INSURE
JMO. T. WALKER & CO.
Insurance
ACCIDENT
LOCAL AND PERSONA)
June birthstone pearls Dietzel.
Miss Kate Henderson is visiting friends
in Kenton.
F. E. Quinn is in Jackson on a short
business trip. '
Mrs. Tennie Kersey is in Milan visit
ing her brother.
0. P. Bishop is at homo from a busi
ness trip to Dyersburg.
Mrs. Corker Jackson is improving
after a few days illness.
Mrs. Leamon Cloys is visiting her sis
ter, Mrs. Murray Tulloss. at Jackson.
Mr. and Mrs. W. A. Forrester visited
friends as Camden the first of the week.
V John W. and Robert Garland, of
Jackson, visited relatives here this
week..' , ' j
Miss Lillian Clemmons, ol Eives, was
a Wednesday visitor with Miss Lila Lit
tleton." Mr. and . Mrs. Jno. A. Wheeler went
to Nashville yesterday to spend a day
or two.
Miss Anita Dodd, of Hickman, is a
visitor with the Mayor and Mrs. T. R.
Reynolds this week.
Mrs. D. A. Teeler returned home
Wednesday from Swifton, Ark., where
she visited her sister.
Mrs. J. P. Verhine and daughter, Miss
Helen, will go to Dawson Springs next
week for a few days visit.
Mr. and Mrs. O. L. Pardue have re
turned to Memphis after a visit in the
city with relatives and friends.
Miss Ethel Tierce and Miss Lucile
Posey were at home last week from
their school visiting homefolks.
Mrs. Laura Jenkins is at home, after
spending a few weeks at Paragould,
Ark., with her son, Gordon Jenkins.
Rev. J. B. Oakley has juBt closed a
very successful revival meeting at the C.
P. Church at Ebenezer in this county.
Mrs. Anna B. Morgan delightfully
entertained the Ladies Aid Monday af
ternoon. Delightful refreshments were
served.
Deputy County Clerk Thurman Tal-
ley was in Bolivar this week, in charge
of an applicant for the West Tennessee
Hospital.
Mrs. Calvin Raifiey and children, of
New Orleans, are here for a visit with
Mrs. Rainey 'smother, Mrs. Ella Cathey,
for a few weeks.
Mrs. Tauline Shumatei of Dyersburg,
was a visitor in the city last week with
Mr. and Mrs. Wallace Moore in the vi
cinity of Alkjuippa. ,
Mr. and Mrs. V. 0. Sweatman, of
Paducah, were in the city this week at
tending the funeral of Mrs. J. E. Garth,
Mrs. Sweatman's sister.
Manager Watts and his bunch of pro
fessional ball tossers went to Humboldt
yesterday for a series of three games.
They return home Sunday.
Mrs. Irene Dahnke and Miss Mary
Swiggart left yesterday in Mrs. Dahnke's
Cadillac for a motor drive to Nashville,
where they will be visitors for a few days.
CoDnie Dyer is erecting a nice cottage
home on South Ury street. It will con
tain six rooms and be finished with every
convenience. Robt. Ursy has the con
tract. Mrs. Monroe Golden, who has been
quite sick for some weeks, is improv
ing, and was able to go to Dyer Mon
day to spend some days with her pa
rents. s
Mrs. E. K. White and children, who
have been spending the summer at Den
ver, Colo., arrived home Wednesday, to
the delight of their neighbors and many
friends.
Mr. and Mrs. P. McHugh have moved
to this city from Newbern and are locat
ed in the Hudgins cottage on Church
street. Mr. McHugh has a place at
Kirby's as salesman.
Mrs. C. 8. Talley is entertaining Mrs.
Frank Blair, of Smyrna, Tenn., as a
visitor this week. ,They visited Reel
foot Lake yesterday, accompanied by
Miss Pickering, of Fulton.
W. H. Spradlin has about completed
the foundation and basement for the
Fry home on Main street extcndod east, i
Work on the building proper will com
menced Monday and pushed to comple
tion. . 1 . i
LIFE
WITH
that Insures
Union City, .Tenn.
Mr.'and Mrs. Zack Corum are in New
York this week.
Mrs. Dr. Hawkes is visiting relatives
in Medina, Tenn.
Mr. E. C. Ownby left Wednesday for
his annual trip East.
Mrs. Watson, o! Nashville, Tenn., is
with Mrs. Craddock this week.
Mesdames Stubblefield and Tate, of
Fulton, motored over Sunday.
Miss Minnie Bock returned Saturday
after a short visit in Kenton.
Mr. and Mrs. Ira bhelton were in
Nashville Saturday as visitors.
Miss Gertrude Lane, of South Ury, is
with Mrs. John Head, of Rives.
Mr. and Mrs. Hicks and Mr. Kirk
are with Waverly friends this week.
Harry Gibbs was in Birmingham,
Ala., at a gun club shoot this week,
Mrs. John Joyner visited her cousin,
Mrs. Beaumont, in Martin this week.
The Baptist Ladies' Aid will serve din
ner on the first Monday in September
Miss Loraine Barnett, of Dickerson,
is the guest of Miss Bulah Mai Wotef.
Attorney Tillman Burnett, of Tipton
ville, was a visitor in the city Tuesday
Miss Mary Turner has returned to
Memphis after being a week-end visitor
with sisters.
The friends of Col. D. B. Bryant are
triad to see him back as clerk at the
Palace Hotel.
Mrs. Klutz and little son, of Gleasori,
Tenn., are with Mrs. J. F. McMichael
on Lilac street.
Mrs. Bettie Johnson and daughter,
Ruth, visited friends in Number Seven
a few days this week.
Mrs. Frank Sbcpard, of Caruthers-
vilfe, Mo., is a guest at the home of her
brother, Harris Parks.
Miss Blanche Roberts has returned
from a summer holiday visit to Ashe
ville and Weaverville, N. C.
Mrs. C. C. Taylor and daughter,
Mary Allie, of Memphis, are spending
several days with homefolks.
Messrs. Ed Kirkland and Clifford
Joyner have returned home after spend
ing several days in Memphis. '
Mrs. W. R. Boyte, of Nashville, is
the gnest of Mrs. Percy Myatt, at her
pleasant home on East High street.
Miss Ethel Pierce opened school at
Beech Valley Monday mbrning. This
is the place at which she taught last
year.
The many friends of Mri Ed Lor
man, of Memphis, will be glaav hear
of her rapid recovery after a serioup
eration. ' ,
Miss Jossye Lowe, of Memphis, is a
very pleasant visitor in the city this
week as the guest of Mr. and Mrs. A. E.
Nichols.
Mr. and Mrs. G. L. Waddell, of
Osceola, Ark., arrived this morning to
be the, guests of Mr. and Mrs. Seid
Waddell.
Mr. and Mrs. Geo. A. Gibbs and Miss
Jessie Gibbs have returned from a visit
to Savannah, Ga., the former home of
Mrs. Geo. Gibbs,
Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Cloys' new
bungalow home on Exchange street is
nearly completed, and it is one of the
most attractive in Union City.
Miss Marie Delvecchio, of Dyersburg,
is the interesting guest of Mrs. J. W.
Burney. Miss Delvecchio will soon go
into training for a trained nurse.
Mrs. Paul Mathes, formerly Miss
Bess Alexander, of this place, arrived
from Jonesboro last week to be the
guest of her parents for two weeks.
Rev. John Garth. t Hickory. N. C.
and Mr. Russell ' Garth, of Farmville,
Va., were here this week attending the
funeral of their mother, Mrs. J. E,
Garth.
Fire near Dahnke-Walker Milling
Co.'s flouring plant yesterday at 1:30 p.
m. caused the department to make a
hurry run. It proved to be a tenement
house occupied by colored people. Loss
small.
Mr. and Mrs. Lind, of St. Louis, the
former a recently popular member or
the local baseball club, left for St. Louis
Tuesday. They were accompanied by
Messrs. Farris and Sullivan, former
members of the same club.
Mrs. Chester Whitley, accompanied
ly Miss Mary Whitley, are with Obion
friends this week.
See Dietzel once then always.
W. K, Phillips, of Memphis, is the
new Postal local manager. He will be
popular with the base ball sports of the
town as he is an ardent fan and was re
cently the manager of the Pbilippi
Wishart'team of the Memphis city
league. Walter Price, from Jackson, is
his assistant.
All kinds of coal at Union City IceSc
Coal Co. -
A party of local sports composed of
John Joyner, Sam Farkmail, Joe Ham
ilton and Harry Gibbs went to Wood
land Saturday and committed whole
sale murder among the little doves of
that vicinity. They brought 150 little
corpses of the love birds back and pro
ceeded to have a feast.
See Dorrel Harris if you want to renl
or buy a home. Phone 240 or 133.
R. B. Milner and family moved to
Union City Wednesday from their old
home in Number Seven and will reside
here in the future, being quartered at
the Dr. Fowler cottage on West Church
street. Mr. Milner assumes charge of
the County Register's office on the first
Monday in September.
Striking a snag in the river shortly
after midnight Sunday morning, the
James Lee, one of the best boats of the
Lee Line, was so severely injured that
she sank in 10 feet of water after her
pilot turned her toward the bank near
Asher Landing. The James Lee was on
her way to Friar Point when the acci
dent occurred.
Sheriff elect Mathis was here this
week looking after some business and
arranging matters preparatory to mov
ing to this city and taking charge of
the sheriff's office the first Mondayi
Mr., and Mrs. J. E. Finch will return
to their home in Number Eight, near
Kenton.
Mrs. E. W. Brandenburg and daughter,-
Marjorie, of Frankfort, Kansas,
sister and niece of Col. A. D. Keller,
are visiting at bis home this week. Mrs.
Brandenburg is postmistress at Frank
fort) appointed by President Wilson.
Col. Keller has not seen Mrs. Branden
burg for more than twenty years.
Mr.'and Mrs. Fred Hamilton, who
have just closed a very successful season
with the Earl Hawk Stock Co., are at
home for a few week's vacation. They
were in the leading roles and will be
pleasantly remembered by friends, hav
ing appeared in this city a few'months
ago. They leave in about four weeks to
take work on the winter circuit.
Corn 60c to $ 1 .00 a Bushel Accord,
ing to Location.
When you feed Dollar Corn to a hog
you want to be sure he assimilates all
he eats too expensive to waste.
We guarantee that a hog, fed with B.
A. Thomas' Hog Powder, will fatten on
20 per cent less feed than one that is
not, this by actual test. -
Get B. A- Thomas' Hog Powder
from Frank C. Wehman. It cures Hog
Cholera. advt
We have a very kind letter from our
old-time friend, A. F. Thomassen, at
St. Petersburg, Fla. ; Mr.'Thomasson
is vice president of the Central- National
Bank of St. Petersburg "and mails us a
very extensive statement of the condi
tions in that country, financial and
otherwise, wnich are very nattering in
deed. He tells us all about St: Peters
burg, and they are here for any of the
friends to look over.
A Fine Horse
Will always bring a fancy price, but he
must be bealthy to be fancy. He must
digest what he eats. B. A. Thomas'
Stock Remedy is guaranteed to keep
him healthy try it once. You will al
ways use it. Guaranteed by Frank C.
Wehman. advt
Agents for an accident insurance
company are here adjusting the claims
of the family of the late Mr. Cockrill.
It is claimed that the causes of his
death arose from a blow near the stom
ach of a car crank. Mr. Cockrill had
been cranking thef machine and thought
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very little of the matter of the blow
from the released crank, although it
knocked him down. Upon examina
tion, Drs. Nailling and Cary, who oper
ated upon Mr. Cockrill for appendicitis,
found that a trauma, or internal bruise,
had set up from the blow. This is held
to be the direct cause of his death.
; OBION.
Dr. J. B. Sharp was the guest of his
daughter, Mrs. E. M. Long, at Union
City Sunday and Monday.
Mrs. Reid Goulder and daughter, of
Gibbs, were the guests of Mrs. Goulder's
mother, Mrs. N. B. " Rutledge, several
days last week.
Grover Tuley and wife, of Marks,
Miss., are the guests of relatives and
friends here this week.
Mrs. Sam Vaught and children are
ON
Beginning at TEN O'CLOCK A. M., at the residence of
W. W. MAYES, on the Edwards farm, about one-half
mile south of Union City, Tenn., I will sell at public sale to
the highest bidder, certain property of tle estate of D. A.
Edwards, deceased, consisting of Hogs, Cattle, Colt, Bacon,
Lard, Farming Implements, such as Plows, Harrows, Cul
tivators, Wheat Drill, Fan, Binders, Mower, Corn-shredder,
Hay Baler, Manure Spreader, Gasoline Engine, Corn
Crusher; also several Fine Guns;' also Fine Automobile
(Cadillac), and other property.
And also at the
City, on the same
sale at the "Mayes
fine gold watches,
tripod, trombone and other articles..
TERMS: , All
twelve months time,
security.
This August 14th, 1914. y
W,,H.i
visiting relatives and friends in Union
Cijty this week. v ... , ,
Miss Lulee Jones is visiting in Martin
this week.
Miss Mary Moore returned to Union
City Monday after a visit of several days
to relatives and friends here.
Hon. T. O. Morris was a Union City
visitor first Of the week: . .
Mrs. Wm. McKelvy, of'.tJnioq' City,
spent last Saturday in Obion the guest
of her uncle, T. H. Shults, and wife.
She was en route to her home after a
visit to relatives in Memphis. ' '
The little eight-months-old son of Mr.
and Mrs. Jim B. Sandling died at the
family residence in the north part of
town last Friday morning. The re
mains were carried to Sardis graveyard
near Polk last Saturday morning and
interred.
T. N. Tankersley and Will Kelly left
Tuesday morning for points in Missouri.
W. T. Johnson, of Hickman County,
Tennessee, is the guest of D. W Hogan
and other relatives near Glass.
Mrs. M. W. Harrison and children,
of Nettleton, Ark., are the guests of Dr.
F. F. Harrison and family and N. J.
Sullivan and family.
Arthur Wilbanks, of Union City, is
the guest of R. A. Johns and family.
Alex Edmaiston and wife, of Rives,
are the guests of their daughter, Mrs.
Wiley-Perry.
W. L. White and wife, of Union City,
were the guests of Mr. White's sister,
Mrs. V. J. Jernigan, Tuesday.
Mrs. Chester Whitley and Miss Mary
Whitley, of Union City, returned to
their home after a week's visit to T. II.
Shults. ' ....... t
Mrs. Jenna Wilson, of Lewisburg,
Tenn., is the guest of Mrs. W, M. Fox
near town.
Misses Mabel Warren and -Ruth
Woody, of Rives, are the guests of Mrs.
Bennie Fox. '
Mrs. J. C. Ackers, accompanied by
her husband and Dr. J. F. Darnall, left
Sunday morning for Memphis for an
operation in the Baptist Memorial
Hospital. Mrs. Ackers is getting along
as well as could be expected. -
T. E. Arnold, of Kenton, spent Sun
day with his sister, Mrs. E. J. Green.
Mrs. W. A. Forester, of Union City,
is the guest of relatives here.
Mr. and Mrs. Burnette Dickey, of
Leland, Miss., are the guests of Mrs.
Dickey's mother, Mrs. R. C. Holloway,
a'.f . 1
ana otuer relatives nere.
Mrs. Kate Cole and daughter, Miss
Robbie of Memphis, are the guests of
A. C. Davidson and family.
Miss Louise Adams, of Union City, is
the guest of her cousins, Misses Redditt.
Mrs. Will Kelley and Miss Bertha
ESTATE OF D. A. EDWARDS
AY, AUG.
residence of D. A. Edwards, near Union
day, and immediately
place, a fine lot of books, a library set, two
one fine diamond ring, kodak, camera and
sums under $25.00 cash; larger sums on
with notes bearing
SMiGGAfFO", Executor.
Puckett, of Glass, were in Obion Tues
day en route to Union City to be with
their mother who is in a hospital thore.
- A. B. Floyd is the guest of his daugh
ter and aunt near Kenton this week.
, Land Sale.
C. A. Morphis, Administrator,
vs. .,'
James Rummage et als.
In Chancery Court at Union City, Ten
nessee. In obedience to a decree of the Chan
cery Court at Union City, Tenn., made
at the April term, 1914, in the above
styled cause, I will, on
MONDAY, THE 7TII DAY OF SEP
TEMBER, 1914,
at two o'clock p. m., in front of the
east door of the courthouse in Union
City, Tenn., sell to the highest and best
bidder the property in Baid decree de
scribed, being; a tract o.f land lying and
being in the Ninth Civil District of
Obion County, Tenn., and described as
follows: Lying in the Ninth Civil Dis
trict of Obion County, Tenn., beginning
at a stake, the southeast corner of Mor
phis' farm, two cypress and elm point
ers; thence north one degree west 126
poles to a stake and three cypress point
ers; thence east 128i, poles to a stake
with ash pointers; thence south 126
poles to a stake with three ash pointers;
thence west 133 poles to the beginning,
containing 103 acres more or less.
Terms of Sale: Sale will be made for
one-half cash, and the other half due
12 months from date, bearing interest
from date, and for the deferred pay
ment the note of the purchaser with
good personal security will be required,
and as further security for said deferred
payment a lien wi'V, be retained on the
said land. The purchaser will not get
possession of said land until January 1,
1915, and will receive no part of the
rent for 1914.
This 13th day of August, 1914.
GEO. A. GIBBS,
20-3t Clerk and Commissioner.
Abernathy & Abernathy, Solicitors.
Land Sale.
W. M. Miles vs. Steve Murphy.
In Chancery Court at Union City,
Tennessee.
In obedience to a decree of the Chan
cery Court at Union City, Tenn., made
at the April Term, 1914, in the above
styled case, I will, on
MONDAY, THE 7TH DAY OF SEP
TEMBER, 1914,
fat 2:45 p. m., in front of the East door of
the Courthouse in Union City, lenn.,
sell to the highest and best bidder all
the right, title and interest of Steve
Murphy in the property in said decree
described, being a lot in Union City,
Tenn., lying and being in 13th Civil
District of Obion County, Tenn., and
described as follows: Being a house in
29, 1
On completing the
interest and good
lot in the town of Union City, begin-.
ning at a point in the North line of Col-
lege street, being the Southwest corner
of the colored Baptist Church lot, runs
thence North eighty-five feet to a stake,
McCorkle's S. E. corner; thence West
with McCorkle's line sixty-five feet to a
Btake, an innor Northeast corner of Mc
Corkle's lot; thence South wiih Mc
Corkle's east line ten feet, and thence
with Scates East boundary line seventy
five feet to a1 stake in the North line of
College Street; thence East sixty-five
feet to the beginning. The said Steve
Murphy and his wife, Lou Willie Mur
phy, being the owners as tenants by en
tirety of the said lot, the intorest to be
sold by -me as above stated is all the
right, title, interest and estate of the
said Steve Murphy. ,
Terms of Sale: Sale will be made for
cash.
This 13th day of August, 1914.
GEO. A. GIBBS,
Clerk and Commissioner.
Pierce & Fry, Solicitors. 20-3t
, ,i Land Sale.
J. W. Usrey et als.
vs.
Marion Montgomery et als.
In Chancery Court at Union City, Ten
nessee. In obedience to a decree of the Chan
cery Court at Union Citv. Tenn.. made
at the April Term, 1914, in the above
styled case, 1 will, on
MONDAY, THE 7TH DAY OF SEP
TEMBER, 1914, .;
at 1:3d o'clock p. m., in front of the
East door of the Courthouse in Union
City, Tenn., sell to the highest and best
bidder the property in said decree
described, being a lot of land lying and
being in 16th s Civil District of Obion
County, Tenn., and described as follows:
Lying and being in South Fulton, in
the 16th Civil District of Obion County,
Tennessee; Beginning at the corner lot
of Bate and Tennessee Streets; thence
South 100 feet to Tom Barnes' North
line; thence East and parallel with
Barnes' North line 125 feet to an alley;
thence North and parallel with said al
ley 150 feet to Tennessee Street; thence
West 125 feet to the beginning, which
is the homestead of Mrs. E. A. Mont
gomery, and which will be wM subjoCt
to the homestead interest of the said
Mrs. E. A. Montgomery.
Terms of Sale: Sale will be made on
a credit of seven months, and for the
purchase money a note of the purchaser
with good personal security will be re
quired. The sale is in bar of the equity
of redemption and repurchase, as set
out in the decree of sale. A lien will
be retained on the land as further se
curity for the purchase money.
This 13th day of August, 1914.
GEO. A. GIBUS,
20-3t Clerk and Commissioner.
Lannom & Stanfield, Solicitors.

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