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FIRE LIFE INSURE WITH JNO. T. WALKER & CO. Insurance that Insures ACCIDENT Union City, Tenn. . Mr. Womack Crippled. Mr. Sam Womack, brakeman for the M. & 0.;K. E. .Co., was crippled last Tuesday, night while at his work switch ing in the Union City yards. The par ticulars, we are told, are that he was swinging on the ladder on the end of a car and another car, which had not reached the clearing, struck him, knock ing him down to the track. The truck passed over him and mashed his right hand and broke the right leg just above the ankle; also dismembered the heel of the left foot. Dr. Blanton, the M. & 0, physician, was called and the crippled man was taken to his office for treat ment. Dr. Blanton dressed the wounds and we understand the patient is rest ing easy. Mr. Womack lives at Jack son. ' Entertained. Miss Vivian Woodrow entertained quite a number of her friends Saturday from two until five at ber home on East Flower street. Cards and music were the features of the evening. Delightful refreshments were served. All reported a good time. Washington Birthday Social. There will be a Washington birthday social at the residence of Mrs. W. H. Swiggart Monday, Feb. 22. Everyone is invited to attend and bring as many pennies as the years of their age may be. An entertaining and suitable pro gram will be arranged. Mrs. Schmidt at Home. Mrs. Mary Schmidt entertained a few of her friends last Thursday night with a rook party., Refreshments were very delightful and the occasion thoroughly enjoyed. Present were Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence Pitzer, Mr. and Mrs. John Dahnke, Mr. and Mrs. Joe Moss, Miss Tina Duncan, Mr. Jas. Miller. Matinee Musical, Club. The Matinee Musical Club met with Mrs. V. L. Reynolds on Saturday after noon. Mendelssohn was the composer studied and an interesting program was rendered. - Wonder what the ground hog saw? C. J. Jordan has been sick this week for a few days. Mr. Jess Pate has been ill at his home in the country. Phone 285 gets Averitt, the electrician. Miss Gertrude Lane is visiting Brad ford friends. T. C. Wilson, of Obion, was a Wed nesday visitor. . Mr. and Mrs. Henry Litile left Mon day for Humboldt. Notice the Dietzel Produce Co.'s poul try ad in this issue. " Little Miss Eena Hyman has been quite ill with tonsilitis. Mrs. D. A. George has been very sick for a few days this week. The little daughter of Mr. and Mrs. J. Holt has been quite ill. All kinds of coal at Union City Ice & Coal Co. Long and children have Mrs. E. M returned home from Obion. Dr. M. Bell, who has been very sick for some weeks, is no better. Miss Hattie Buchanan, of folk, was Mrs. K. M. Whipple will be the host-, j tua ;t tA Telephone Union City Ice & Coal Co. when you want coal right now. Mrs. Helen Cockrill has returned from ess Feb. 13 and the study of Mendelssohn will be continued. Cobb Mrs. Chas, at Home, The beautiful residence of Mr. and Mrs. Chas. H. Cobb, Main street, was graced by the presence of a number of young people of the city last Friday night, who enjoyed the amusements provided for the occasion very heartily, Delightful refreshments of pimento sandwiches and olives were served, with frappe. Those present were Misses Marie Lockhart, Helen Verhine, Bessie Beck, Dot Beck, Annie Laurie Caldwell, Ruby Mays, Louise White, Miss John son; Messrs. Kelly Sneedy, Jas. Buick, Jas. Faircloth, Walker Tanner, J. P. Morris, Irvine Griffin, Cecil Moss, Easly Penick, Curtis Verhine, Vernon ver bine, Harry Harper, S. Short. lOc at 10 and 25 Cent CLEAN-UP SALE FOR FEBRUARY BIQ VALUES LITTLE PRICES Goods set aside during our annual invoice to offer greatly reduced prices. 50c values for 25c 25c values for 10c in Stationery Hanicure Goods Candy Hair Brushes Perfumes Talcum Powder Nail Brushes Face Powders Tooth Brushes Face Creams Toilet Soaps Razor Straps Toilet Soaps Pocket Books, Etc., Etc. These goods are all guaranteed O. K. Our object is to clean up odds and ends for the year. Call by and pick up some of these valuable things. ... lOc BIQ VALSES LITTLE PRICES 25c I a visit with friends in Jackson. Mr. and Mrs. W. G. Reynolds have returned from Pine Bluff, Ark. Little Mary Lou Wilson has been quite ill at her home in the city. Notice the Dietzel Produce Co. 's poul try ad in this issue. Mr. Fletcher Akin was at home Sun day from Nashville to see his sister. Miss Helen Thompson is expected home in a few days from Nashville. Mr. Clyde Waggoner, of St. Louis, is the guest of his mother in this city. Your wiring promptly and satisfac torily done by Averitt. Phone 285. Mrs. Maud Pliebus was the house guest of Mrs. Fonso White this week. Mrs. Maude Curlin was the guest of I Martin and McKenzie friends this week. Esq. J. W. McCorkle, who has been sick two weeks, is able to be on the streets. Big Muddy washed nut coal is best for cooking. Call 150. Union City Ice & Coal Co. Mrs. M. R. Patterson, after a visit here, has returned to ber home in Mem phis. Father Stork left a fine boy at the residence of Mr. a'jd Mrs. Geo. Hoff man Tuesday. Master Gus Barrett White was the week-end puest of his cousin, Gunter Phebus, this week. Call 285, Union City Lumber Co., and get Averitt to do vour wiring and electrical work. Mrs. H. T. Edwards has returned home from Memphis, where sh3 at tended the funeral of her little niece, Frances Binford, aged five years. The many friends of Mrs. Allen, the mother of Mrs. Anice Allen BIythe, of Los Angeles, Cal., will be pained to hear she is confiined to her bed with a broken hip. B. V. Jernigan and family, who have been residing in Martin for some time have returned to their farm in Number Seven, where they will be located in the future. Notice the Dietzel Produce Co. 's poul try ad in this issue. Mrs. C. M. Zwingle returned from Nashville yesterday, accompanied by Rev. C. M. Zwingle, gradually recover ing from ber illness, and the friends are indeed glad to see ber home. 1 jT r 1-11 i mr. iviarsnau uienn nas oeen very sick this week at the home of his moth er, Mrs. J. M. Glenn, suffering with muscular rheumatism, and Mr. Dan Glenn has been spending a few day with his brother. Head colds, coughs, croup, asthm and bronchitis all quickly and safely yield to Hyomei. Get a complete outfit from Oliver s Red Cross Drug Store to' day. It's the most effective remedy. and easy tdPuse you breathe it. Adv Police Doings. Chief of Police T. P. Noah bagged couple of belligerents Monday and re paired to the lock up. The fines were $5 each for assault, which was attributed to lingering with the bottle. Who is Your Leader? This subject will be treated at the Ex change Street Church next Sunday morning by C. S. Austin, of Henry Tenn., and the public is cordially in vited to bear the minister. Death of Child. The one-year-old child of Mr. and Mrs. Bob Pate, in the vicinity of Num Six, died of pneumonia last Tuesday Feb. 2, 1915, and the remains were in terred at Sanders Chapel. The friends tender kindest sympathy. Transferred to Chattanooga. .Dunne nis lour years residence in Pensacola, A. B. Carter, of the South ern Express Company, has made many friends, who regret most sincerely that he has been transferred to Chattanooga, Mr. Carter left for his new home and has the good wishes of his many friends Pensacola (Fla.) Journal. .....Cosl Is not necessarily the lowest in price since the value is largely determined quality you receive, and if it is FREE FROM DIRT of all kinds. We guarantee our coal to be c quality, and at the end of . winter will prove tl est, because it will go the farthest jVfELVIN COAL Telephone No. II. r ill by the cneap- nrv J. T. Laster, one of the good citizens from Number Seven, was a friendly caller here Wednesday. Mr. Max Uurlin, of Hickman, was a visitor here this week with his grand father, Mr. John Averitt. Miss Susie Adkins, of Kenton, was a visitor here this week in the home of Mr. and Mrs. Harry Adkins. Big Muddy washed nut coal is best for cooking. At Union City Ice & Coal Co. Mrs. Wallace Moffeti is expected home Monday from Sbreveport, La., after a visit of some days. Mr. and Mrs. Jesse Wheeler, of Jack son, was here this week visitiug the home of Mr. and Mrs. C. F. Ong. Dr. I. Glosson, of Greenfield, was in the city Tuesday mingling with old friends. Roofing at $4.00 per square, guaran teed fifteen years without painting. Union City Lumber Co. E. A. Johnston, of Mayfield, well known here to alnumber of our people, was a business visitor in the city this week. Miss Annie Pitts has returned from her vacation visit at Kenton and is back with Morgan-Verhine Co. at the Big Store. Mr. John Godwin, well known travel ing salesman, formerly of this city, was a visitor here this week with bis drug gists' samples. Call 150 for coal of any kind. Judge P. M. Maddox, of Huntingdon, was here yesterday and held a brief ses sion of his court, looking after some bankruptcy proceedings. Miss Marjorie Adams leaves in a few days for Texarkana to spend the winter with ber uncle, E. L. Reeves, and fam ily and to attend school at Texarkana. She will probably make her, home in Texarkana until she finishes school, and the many friends tender very kind wishes Bible Conference. The program for the Bible Conference of the Cumberland Presbyterian Church to be held at McKenzie Feb. 15-19 was handed to us this week too late for pub lication, put our preachers are all en gaged for the discussions. Rev. J. L Hudgins preaches the opening sermon, and Revs. C. V Zwingle and others take a leading p in the discussions. Enjo ne Paper. Marshall & Baird, Union City, Tenn. Dear Sirs: Inclosed please find check, for which please continue to send The Commercial. We enjoy hearing from our many friends in Obion County through your paper. With kindest wishes for you and your work. Sincerely, E. P. Lindsay. Death of Chas. Goodman. Chas. R. Goodman, son of the late John Goodman, died at the home of his mother in the vicinity of Mount Ararat Saturday night, Jan. 23, 1915, of heart failure. Deceased was 18 years, 11 months and 6 days old. He is survived by his mother and two sisters, the latter Mrs. Horace Ladd and Mrs. Thad Osburn, and a brother, Ed Goodman. The remains were interred at Mount Ararat, with services by Rev. Raymond White. Badly Crippled and Bruised. While at Hickman this week en gaged in buying corn for the Taylor Grain Co. Mr. Ben C. Bramham, of this city, was considerably injured in a fall from the porch at the borne of Mr. Arch Caruthers, where he was staying. He fell from the porch Monday night as he was stepping down the concrete steps to the pavement, a distance of about seven feet, his forehead striking on the con crete walk. His left arm was broken and he sustained a very severe bruise and laceration of the head. Mr. Bram ham came home and we understand is slowly improving. NOTICE ! Ik Some Questions Asked Us, Briefly Answered. Do you use drugs? No. Do you practice obstetrics? No. Do you use stretching machines? No. Do you practice surgery? No. Do you rub, slap or massage? No. Do you hypnotize? No. Do you mesmerize your subjects? No. Do you practice osteopathy? No. Does the subject need to have faith? No. Do you break people's backs? No; if I did they would hang me. What do you do, then? We adjust the cause of physical disorders. Can there be any effect if there is no cause? Surely not. What is Chiropractic? It is the science of common sense applied to the human machine. Those who scoff at or speak lightly about new ideas which they have not investigated, brand themselves as bigoted; while those who have no opinion on a sub ject which is demanding general attention, must pass as ignorant. Don't be either. INVESTIGATE. Things move along so rapidly nowadays, that people who say "it can't be done," are always being Inter rupted by somebody doing it. Th. Fra. Thomson, D. C, Ph. c. rJ New Postmaster. G. W. Phebus, Jr., of this city, was notified by Congressman Garrett last Tuesday of his appointment to the posi tion of Postmaster of Union City. Mr. Phebus has been making a very active canvass for the place. He was prob ably more numerously indorsed than any other candidate, and this, added to his experience and qualifications for the office, made bis claims of paramount importance. Mr. Phebus has been in the office here for several years. He is comparatively a young man of fine character and a Democrat of the Ad ministration variety. He has lots of friends and congratulations are being delivered in large packages. FOR RENT Cottage on West Church street, lights and bath. Avrie Cohi.e. Look at the prices we are paying for poultry. Car Feb. 12 and 13. W. G. Reynolds. EGGS 257 dozen eggs for January M. R. Powell's record. Get in line im mediately for some stock. 45-2t HAY FOR SALE. for sale at $20 per ton. -I have fine hay 42-tf I. S. Carmack. FARM LANDS. If you want big bar gains in farm lands write for our booklet. Washington-Beaufort Land Co. 43-10t Washington, N. C Use Dahnke-Walker Milling Co. Jer sey Cream Flour, a home product and guaranteed ROR RENT Half of the McCutchen house, North Ury street, rental $6.00; Garland house on North Third street, newly painted, rental $6.50. The Gar land house for sale at a bargain. Apply to 43-4t Garth & Son. Administrator's Notice. Having qualified as administrator of the estate of T. F. Scott, deceased, all persons having claims against said estate are hereby notified to file the same with me by April 1, 1915, as required by law and those indebted to the estate a,re noti fied to call and settle same as soon as possible. This January 25, 1915. A. C. HOUSER, 44-4t Administrator. Sell How The poultry market took an advance the last few davs, and we will pay ollowinsr prices on reb. 8, 9, 10, ONE WEEK: in the 11, 12, 13, liens ivJlc Ducks lie Roosters 5c Geese, full feathered.. 8c Turkeys 12c If the market advances any more, we pay the rise. Bring in chickens now. will Dietzel Produce Company Phone 366 UNION CITY, TENN. Phone 697 A scald, bum, or severe cut heals slowly if neglected. The family that keeps a bottle of BALLARD'S SNOW LINIMENT on band is always prepared for such ' accidents. Price 25c, 50c and $1.00 per bettle. Sold by Oliver's Red Cross Drug Store. Adv. Help us to load car of poultry Feb. M O RE BARGAINS 132 acres, 4 miles south 35 acres, 4 . miles north Both well improved 5-room house, North Division street 4-room house, North Third street Cheap and good terms. One business house for rent Jan. 1, 1915 White & Quinn Real Estate and Insurance "I to the young lady. 12-13. W. G. Reynolds.