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JOE ROGERS , if - V-tr
n lfr Union City' Term,
Jas. Brice, Jr.,' is a Nashville visitor.
Mr. Jack Hall; of Fulton, was here
Miss Annie Pitts enjoyed a visit to
Kenton Thanksgiving.
Buy Christmas presents early. Diet
zel. '
, .Mrs. JohD . A. Wheeler has returned
from a visit to Nashville.
Misses Iris and Helen McCorkle are
spending the week at Obion.
Esq. E. T. Milner, of Fulton, was a
business visitor here Tuesday,
All kinds of coal at Union City Ice &
Coal Co. - '
Miss Lara Davidson, of Obion, was in
the city Wednesday shopping.
Miss Allie May Reeves is spending
the week with Nashville friends. ,
Attorney Sid Clark, of Trenton, is
here in Chancery Court this week.
Electric light fixtures at Averitt's.
Phone 815.
The infant of Mr. and Mrs. Graham
Allen has been very sick this week.
Miss Lizzie Hornbeak, of Hornbeak,
was a visitor here for Thanksgiving.
Attorney Tillman Burnett was here
this week as attorney in Chancery Court.
Everybody can afford a new bat at the
cut prices to be found at Mrs. Aran s
A. E. Markham, of Tiptonville, was
here this week with hfo friend, M. Glass'
Messrs. J. V. grantley and Thelbert
Taylor, of Troy, were in the city yester
day. .
Miss Carrie Malone, of Dresden, was
the guest of Mrs. Clifford Joyner this
, Get Averitt to wire your house. Tele'
phone 315. .
Miss Eva Parks is in the city visiting
Miss Euth and Claire Parks at Mrs. Ed'
Mr. Will Morris Hardy, of East St,
Louis, spent Thanksgiving here with
Mr. and Mrs. D. A. Luten and family
were in Fulton Sunday visiting Dr. and
Mrs. J. E. Luten. '
. Rock ford and Howard watches.'
Dietzel. -
Fire alarm from Mr. Boss Jones' farm
was turned in Tuesday and a small barn
of no great value was burned.
Mrs. Jennie Corura, Bethlehem vi
cinfty, is visiting the home of Mr. and
Mrs. Zack Corum, city, this week.
Miss Bessie Cook Nugent, of Pa
ducah,' was here this week visiting her
parents, Mr. and Mrs. Sam Cooksey.
Call Jess Averitt for electric fixtures.
Phone 815. "
Mrs. A. B. Campbell, Miss Catherine
Dahnkc arid Miss Naidine Jordan are in
Nashville, going to enjoy Thanksgiving.
Thanksgiving services were conducted
in the First Christian Church yesterday,
with Rev. W. W. Armstrong in the
Mrs. A. J. Harpole was called to Ful
ton to the bedside of her mother, Mrs.
S. A. E. Whitesell, who was reported
very sick.
FOR RENT Two good rooms with
hot and cold water and furnace heat,
centrally located. Thone 2G2. 84-tf
that Insures
Union City, Tenn.
Mrs. Lizzie Gibbs and son,' Barnett,
arrived home Wednesday, after spend
ing a few weeks with relatives at Yazoo
City, Miss.
Mr. and Mrs. Walter Howell and
mother and Miss Callie Howell went to
Kenton for Thanksgiving to visit Mrs.
T. M. Scott. .
Miss Maude Moffatt, of Troy, was in
the city this week visiting Miss Jeanie
Garth, Ury street, for Thanksgiving
school exercises.
Averitt, the electrician, solicits your
business. Phone 815.
Richard Rice, Misses Mary Paris, Ca
vita Hughes, Pearl Rice, Helen Browder
and Clarice Webb, of Fulton, were in
the city Sunday motoring.
Misses Altha May Price, Ruth Willing
ham and Pauline Martinetti, of Fulton,
were visitors in the city Wednesday.
They were accompanied by Mr. Ed
W. 0. Kelly and his engineering
corps, Messrs. W. T. Harris, Edwin
Rogers ' and Ferrell Alexander, came
home from the Weakley Drainage Dis
trict for Thanksgiving.
If your hair is thin, losing color, fall
ing or splitting, and the scalp itches,
you can do nothing better than use
Parisian Sage, an inexpensive and most
effective tonic sold by Oliver's Red Cross
Drug Store. advt
Mr. and Mrs. W. J. WilliDgham, Miss
Ruth Willingham, Messrs. Powers, Clyde
Willingham and Ed Kelley, of Fulton,
motored over to Union City Sunday in
Mr. Willingham's touring car.
Mr. Lewis McAdoo has returned from
Crockett, where he has been engaged
for several weeks superintending the
construction of a concrete flood gate on
Obion River Drainage District No. 2
levee. " .
FOR RENT Nice 5-roonv cottage
33-tf B. M. Smoot.
Eyes examined free at your home.
Write or phone W. T. Wilkerson, Union
City, Tenn. 40-tl
FOR SALE At a bargain, two first
class second-hand surreys. Phone 206.
Will trade. Geo. Moody.
FOR SALE A new Buck range, new
linoleum for one room, shades for eight
windows. All cheap. See V. L. Rey
nolds. 34-tf
FOR' SALE The D, A. Edward's
Cadillac car, at 1950. Six months at
6 per cent interest with good security,
rhone 642. - 34-2t
FOR RENT Five-room house on
South First street. Lights and water.
Convenient to business. Call Dr. R. C.
Reynolds. 33tf
FOR SALE: 15 bead of two and
three year old Red Poll Steers.' Just
the kind for fancy feeders. Also 25 or
80 fine registered large boned Berkshire
Gelds. Dodds & DeBow, Hickman,
Ky. 35-lt
PUBLIC SALE I will offer all my
stock and farm implements, at public
sale Monday, Dec. 7, one mile east of
Union City on what is known as the B.
F. Beckham farm south of East View.
Terms made known on day of sale,
85-2t J.N. CawthoS.
John Saunders, Auctioneer.
Farm for Sale.
314 acres four miles from county seat,
gravel roads three-fourths of way, two
good sets of buildings, barns "and out
houses, near church and school, well
improved. Will sell part or whole, $25
per acre. Jiasywrms. n. a. rox.
Boonevule, Miss. 33-at
Englishman Describe What On
Might Call the Game of 'Trav
eling by Ear."
A new way of passing the time on
the railway train Is described by a
writer in the Manchester "Guardian,
who modestly adds that he does not
think the game "as silly as putting
Jig-saw puzzles together."
My fellow travelers think I am
asleep when I shut my eyes and lean
back on the cushions of the railway
compartment. But in reality I am
amusing myself with a little game of
my own, which I, call "traveling by
ear." Tou can only do It satisfactor
ily, of course, on a familiar bit of
line, although It Is quite interesting
on a strange road. On the route I
travel almost daily, I know my way
very well by the sounds of the track,
I can ten to a yard wnen we are
running on an embankment, when we
slide Into a cutting, when we run
through a station, and what station it
ia (this mainly by the sound of the
adjacent bridge that we run under or
over). The sound of a deep rock cut
ting is quite distinctive, and different,
although there are points of resem
Diance, too, rrom tne dun roar or a
Tunnels In limestone, adds our cor
respondent, seem to me to have an in
dividual and rather unpleasant sharp
ness piercingness of roar. Upward
gradients slacken the pace of a train.
of course, and also alter what I can
only call its "footfall" noise, and when
we come to the top of an incline, It
seems as if the train gave a kick as
if to say: "There!" ere its laboring
changes Into easy gliding and swifter
speed on the level. On my homeward
Journey our driver generally sUckens
speed a trifle as we run over a ring
lng girder viaduct; then after a few
yards of deep cutting,1 we run under
a wide and shallow bridge Just before
the home station is reached. I time
precisely my movements so as to open
my eyes, rise to my feet, get my par
cels off the rack, and have the win
dow dropped exactly as the trair
stops. a
If 8uch Play Upon Words Ever Is Per
missible, These Two May Be
Pardoned. '
It is said that a respectable trades
man of the name of O. Sharp was as
tonished one morning to find that
some musical wag had added to his
name the words "is a fiat," which,
however correct In a musical sense,
was certainly far from complimentary
to the worthy tradesman.
There te another Instance in which
a capital musical pun was perpetrated,
equally correct in a technical sense,
and equally uncomplimentary to the
person at whose expense it was made.
Two gentlemen were passing the shop
of a music seller in the southeast dis
trict of the metropolis, and the pro
prietor was standing outside the door.
As they did so, one of them pointed
in the direction of the shop, and re
marked: . "That liar is always outside!"
The unoffending tradesman heard
the remark, and wonderful to relate,
seemed immensely tickled at the ob
servation. The secret of it was that
he thought the remark had reference
to his sign a golden lyre over the
shop-front. London Tit-Bits.
Seeing Contemporaries as They Are.
After all, the test of a vacation ia
the renewed zest with which we take
up our work on our return. The per
son who lives among his contempor
aries all the time has no idea what in
teresting people they are. They ap
pear even romantic when one returns
to them from a short trip abroad.
There is a moment before we begin
again to do things, when we have
leisure to see things.
Of course, we must take up our re
sponsibilities again. Our serious busi
ness with our contemporaries is to
Improve their conditions, their morals
and their manners. We do not have
too much time for this work. But be
fore we begin again the attempt to
make them what they ought to be, we
may enjoy the moment when we have
enough freshness of Vision to see them
as they are. Atlantic Monthly.
Presence of Monkeys at Formal Din
ner by Mrs. Longworth Made
a Dec'ded "Hit
It happened that Mrs. Nicholas
Longworth. the daughter of former
President Roosevelt, and wife of the
distinguished Ohio representative,
had presented to her among many
hundred other gifts, two little mon
keys, who lost no time in sustaining
their reputation for mischievous an
tics, and kept the Longworth house
hold in a panic as to what was going
to happen next
They were too nimble and quick
to be punished for the evtf of their
ways, and so, week in and week out
the monkeys had a lovely time of It.
When Mr. and Mrs. Longworth enter
tained, the little creatures were shut
up behind lock and key, and usually
wore themselves out in their effort to
break through, and went to sleep In
consequence, from sheer exhaustion.
This had always insured the suc
cess of a party, without any disturb
ing Interruptions, until one fateful
night when Mrs. . Longworth looked
up to discover a monkey grinning at
her from the top of a picture. It was
only a second until the other one
climbed up the corner of the cloth,
and snatched a few nuts from some
of the panic-stricken guests. His
partner in crime leaped from the pic
ture and perched himself upon the
shoulder of a guest, and the details
of what followed are not laid down
in the directions ' given- to polite so
ciety as how to entertain.
"But," laughed a guest not long
ago, "I shall never forget how ut
terly funny it was, nor how we all
enjoyed it, just as soon as we were
asured ; the monkeys would not ' eat
Up to 1 A. M. the Situation In Jenka
Home Was Reported as Re
maining Unchanged.
The battle at Short Jenks' home con
tinues unabated, says the Atchison
Globe. At eleven o'clock this morn
ing Mrs. Jenks made the following
official announcement: "With a bril
liant charge about breakfast time I
flanked my husband with my stalwart
foot and he doubled up and then re
treated in haste. It was almost a rout."
At one o'clock this morning Mr. Jenks
officially announced: "The situation
remains unchanged. There have been
attacks and counter-attacks on both
sides, with no decisive results. I'm
now well Intrenched and confident be
hind a tub in the cellar. I believe I
will ultimately triumph. The enemy Is
making many claims, and making
those things is the easiest thing in
the world to do. If she had a cannon
that was as rapid as her mouth I would
be compelled to admit that my posi
tion is serious. At is it, I concede
nothing. I will conserve my strength
and forces, with the view of getting
out of the cellar and consulting a law
yer. I urge American newspapers to
judge not until the real situation Is
known. History will vindicate me
and declare that I did not start hostili
ties. My sister-in-law urged my wife
to start them. My wife didn't need
a great deal of urging."
Off to the Front.
A theatrical woman went into a
Broadway drug store and leaned upon
the show case. A drug dispenser ad
vanced precipitately and stood smil
ing expectantly before her.
"Have you got any smokeless pow
der?" Inquired the woman sternly.
The young man backed off in fear
that the war news from the other side
had unsettled the woman's mental
"Smokeless powder?" he gasped.
"No, madam, we haven't any. You
will have to go to a gun store for
"You haven't got any then?" she
persisted, piercing him with her deep,
dark eyes.
"No, ma'am," he said, all of a trem
ble by now.
"What do you call that in that box
in the show case?" she asked, point
ing at the article in question.
"That's ordinary face powder, lady,"
he explained freely.
"Well, that's smokeless, isn't it?"
she said with a silvery laugh, and the
drug dispenser was nearly overcome
by the reaction.
J off re's Nickname.
In a note on General Joffre, London
Truth says: "A man of bourgeois
family, very much the soldier, very
much the mathematician, very much
the man of action, and quite as much
the man of thought His family be
longs to the eastern Pyrenees. An
auctioneer founded it about a hun
dred years ago. This ancestor went
from village to village in a showman's
van laden with goods. They were
trumpeted by him as bargains, 'J'offre
such or such an article at such and
such a price!' he cried, when he drew
up in the mayoralty square or market
place of burg or village. He began at
a high figure and went down gradual
ly. Ills Catalan name proclaimed him
a foreigner, and he adopted the nick
name county folk had given him of
Joffre le pere Joffre."
uermanys sources of Wealth.
In. 1912 Germany produced a min
eral output of $592,250,000 in coal, lig
nite, iron, zinc, lead, copper, rock salt
and potassic salt Her foundry prod
ucts tnat year were: Pig iron, $212,
627,750; sine, $28,589,750; lead. $11,
038,000; copper, $11,003,600; tin, $8,
874,000. Two years ago the fisheries
n' Germany yielded $103,916,990.
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No one can afford to use common stationery. The one who
reads judges the writer by the paper the letter is written on
quite as much as by the words written. Attractive, stylish
stationery is just as necessary as attractive, stylish clothes.
We have the kind of stationery you ought to have.
We give you what you ask for.
j$ind Business Property
From $1,000 to $25,000 Reasonable Rate
Call at my office in Dyersburg and talk the matter
over with me. I make all inspections promptly. If
not convenient to call, write me at once, .
Dyer County
C. Q. WATKINS, Manager
Res. 126; Office 688 , Citizens Bank
The Farmers
Successors to W.
Delivery Wagons Union City, Tenn. Telephone 24
Next Door to Court House.
Good Job Printing
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Office over
to the danger point with that
old carriage. Just a little
accident will cost you much
more than one of our splendid
carriages. Look over those
in our warerooms. You will
find them stsunch, strong and
handsome. They mean safety
as well as pieasure in your
driving. .
Supply Co.
S. Jackson & Son.
a Specialty Here
Realty Co.

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