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West Tenn. Wheat
Crop looking Good.
S. F. Howard, Esq., of Number
Seven, was a business visitor here
Monday. He informed us that the
wheat crop throughout his section
is looking very well indeed, and that
the acreage in Obion County is con
siderably larger than last year.
Dyersburg, Tenn., April 19. The
condition of the wheat crop in this
section is normal in spite of the un
favorable season of February and
March. The acreage for the county
has been increased over last year
more than 30 per cent.
' In the Dyersburg section the in
crease has been 60 per cent. Some
districts in this immediate section
that have never planted wheat be
fore have a liberal acreage in. The
reduction in cotton acreage will be
about 20 per cent. More garden
seed has been sold by dealers in this
county than any two previous years.
Farmers are beginning to feel good
over the prospects of a good season.
Ripley, Tenn., April 19. From
best information the wheat crop in
Lauderdale County is looking fine.
The acreage is about five times more
than usual, caused by a disposition
on the part of farmers to diversify
and get away from cotton. None has
been plowed up for any other crop.
Brownsville, Tenn., April 19.
The wheat crop in Haywood County
is in an excellent condition. There
won't be any of the crop plowed up
and planted in cotton, as the farmers
of this county are determined to
raise plenty of everything to eat and
then plant cotton for the money
Dresden, Tenn., April 19. The
wheat crop in this section is about
40 per cent increase over 1914 in
acreage. It has come out wonder
fully in the last few days and it is
now believed that an average yield
will be harvested from the present
crop. It is not believed that any of
it will be plowed up for the purpose
of planting cotton.
Clerk for Prison.
John J. Cherry, for many years
chief clerk of the State prison, un
der the administrations of former
Democratic Governors, was appoint
ed by Warden C. C. Shaw at the
main prison Wednesday to the same
position. Mr. Cherry's appointment
will be the source of much gratifica
tion to the many people in the State
who are familiar with his qualiflca
tlons for this office.
Chief Clerk Cherry was the official
who gave the State such satisfactory
service in this position for ten years,
during the administrations of Mc
Millin, Frazier, Cox and Patterson
He also served several months under
Hooper, being retained on account of
his efficiency in the position. Mr.
Cherry's administrations of the af
fairs under his supervision attracted
wide attention, and he enjoyed the
reputation of being one of the most
competent chief clerks in the United
States. He is an expert in this kind
of work, and is generally recognized
as the best man in the State for the
place. Mr. Cherry will assume his
new duties to-day, succeeding Geo.
F. Clark, of Nashville, who was ap
pointed by Gov. Hooper. Mr. Cher
ry's former term was from 1901 to
1911. He is a well known Demo
crat, and is about 65 years of age.
Chief Clerk Cherry is a native of
Obion County, Union City being his
home. He has lived in Nashville for
some time, and enjoys the friend
ship of many people throughout this
section of the State and in West
Tennessee. The position is one of
the most lucrative to be filled by
Warden Shaw, who makes all ap
Dointments at the prison, under the
new law, except those of prison
physician and the chaplain.
To the Public.
I have this day sold my interest in
The Toggery and will retire from active
work for a short time owing to my
health. In retiring I want to ask all
my friends to give The Toggery their
support, for in so doing it will be a favor
to me. My friends and associates, Mr.
Prieto and Mr. Joyner, will take pleas
ure in serving you and will appreciate
Yours very respectiuny,
April 20, 1915. J. W. Paedue.
Notice Lot Sale.
We will receive cash bids up to May
4. 1915. for the sale of one lot owned
by the city which lies north of the
Askins & Dirck's mill, supposed to con
tain about an acre.
Dr. M. A. Blantojj,
J. F. Semones,
Hopes Her Statement, Made Public,
will Help Other Women.
Hines, Ala. "I must confess", sayj
Mrs. Eula Mae Reid, of this place, "thai
Cardui, the-woman's tonic, has done me
a great deal of good.
Before I commenced using Cardui. I
would spit up everything 1 ate. I had a
tired, sleepy feeling all the time, and was
irregular. I could hardly drag around,
and would have severe headaches con
tinuously. Since taking Cardui, I have entirely
quit spitting up what I eat. Everything
seems to digest all right, and 1 have
gained 10 pounds in weight."
If you are a victim of any of the numer
ous ills so common to your sex, it is
wrong to suffer.
For half a century, Cardui has been re
lieving just such ills, as is proven by the
thousands of letters, similar to the above,
which pour into our office, year by year.
Cardui is successful because it is com
posed of ingredients which act specifically
on the womanly constitution, and helps
build the weakened organs back to health
Cardui has helped others, and will help
you, too. Get a bottle today. You
won't regret it. Your druggist sells it
Write to : Chattanooga Medicine Co.. Ladles' Ad
visory Dept., Chattanooga. Tenn- for Special In
ttructiona on your case and 64-page book. "Home
Treatment for Women," sent In plain wrapper. NC120
FRANK W. ADAMS
Club House, Lyndon and Charm
F. W. A. Gem, F. W. A. Special
and Club House Coffees
GIVE ME A TRIAL for QUALITY and SERVICE
FranK W. Adams
We Deliver the Goods"
Telephone 421 306 East Main Street
Mr. Al Farts, of Hickman, was a
visitor In the city Monday.
T. R. Boxley, of Jackson, was a
business visitor here last week. .
Attorney Harvey Teague, of Ridge-
ley, was over last week on business.
Screen doors and screen wire at car
load prices. Union City Lumber Co.
Judge W. C. Caldwell, of Trenton,
was a DUBtness visitor nere last
Mr. Emmett Cooper, of Nashville, is
here on a visit with his sister, Mrs. John
Mr. and Mrs. Chas. Moore, of
Hickman, were visitors in the city
See the HEEHICK refrigerator at
WEHMAN'S befor baying one.
Mr. Owen McCullough, with the
I. C. R. R. Co. at Fulton, was a vis
itor here this week.
Mrs. Carpenter, of Hickman, was
a visitor this week in the home of
Mr. and Mrs. Joe Moss.
Mrs. J. A. Baird was in Humboldt
this week visiting her father, Mr.
Harris, who has been very sick.
Attractive styles in spring hats,
trimmings and novelties at Mrs.
Mrs. C. S. Whitley and daughter
were in Fulton this week visiting
Editor and Mrs. R. S. Williams.
Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Sherrill,
of Paducah, were in the city this
week visiting relatives and friends.
Mr. Bob Pigue, sporting specialist
on the Nashville Banner, was in the
city last week making some polite
Specials for April 9x12 Matting
Rugs, $2.50. White's.
Rev. J. J. Castleberry, of Mayfleld,
was a visitor in the city last week,
returning from a church meeting at
Mr. and Mrs. Herman Dietzel and
family were In Jackson this week
to hear the Dietzel case in the Su
Editor E. E. Burton, of Obion, was
here last week en route to Martin to
attend the meeting of the West Ten
nessee Press Association.
Use CHI-NAMEL, the best stain
ing, graining and varnishing process
for all woodwork and furniture. You
get it at WEHMAN'S.
We are glad to report that Mr.
William Logan, who has been very
ill at his home near Woodland, is
considerably better this week.
Mr. Lee, traveling man from
Louisville, was here this week visit
ing his father and brother. The lat
ter is Mr. Guy Lee, the horseman.
Mrs. Martha Burns, of Davenport,
la., is spending a few weeks in the
city a guest of the family of her
brother, Capt. J. C. Burdlck, North
Just received a consignment of screen
doors. Prices right. Union City Lum
Mr. and Mrs. M. R. Paterson have
purchased a magnificent country
home near Nashville, and will build
a fine home and -reside there in the
Editor O. C. Wilson, of Adams
ville, Tenn., was a pleasant caller
last week, on his way to Martin to
attend a meeting of the West Ten
nessee Press Association.
Messrs. Chas., Herman and Ben
Dietzel were in Jackson this week to
witness the proceedings of Supreme
Court in the trial of their brother,
Frank. Hon. E. A. Pierce, of this
city, was also there in behalf of the
BOX CANDY, the appreciated choco
lates, at "ESSANDEE'S CAFE," de
livered to any part of the city. Phone
Not a Log House.
We are instructed by the Rives
correspondent to say that the first
schoolhouse in Rives was not a log
house as reported, but a box house
made with lumber from one of the
early saw mills in the county. This
was not a bad mistake for a news
paper. If we all got thru as light
as that the newspaper would be
more accurate than the best of the
historians. There are lots of inac
curacies in the histories.
Moose at Fulton.
Members of the Moose Lodge in
Union City were in Fulton last Fri
day night drilling a class of 23
members of the Fulton lodge. Those
from here were G. W. -Phebus, Jr.,
who opened the lodge as dictator,
Elbert McCullough, Ira Whitley, Ivy
Chandler, L. D. Verhine, Roy Cole
man, Roy Taylor, Lawrence Rey
Call 150 and get your coal and wood.
Union City Ice & Coal Co.
iWany Remarkable UnderpriGed Offerings, the
Prices but a Mere Fraction of their Actual Value !
50 Silk Suits, in silk pongee, natural and black, wide
skirts, at $2.98
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150 Black Voile and Serge Skirts, at $1.00, $1.50,
$1.75, $2.00, $2.50 and $3.00 each
' White Serge Skirts, 50c, $1.50 $2.69 each
Imported French Ratines at 25c, 35c arid 50c.
This is worth more to you than a passing notice. Heavy, washable
fabrics, suitable for coat suits and separate skirts.
100 Linen Suits, in white, natural, blue and black, wide
skirts. Prices, $1.00, $1.50, $1.98, $2.48, $2.68, $3.69
50 Cream Serge Suits, some with black stripes, wide
skirts. Prices, $1.00, $3.69, $4.69 ;
Many New things in washable fabrics, plain and fancy.
42-inch Embroidered Flouncing at 39c 68c, 79c, 98c
You will fund them priced at about one-half their real value.
Our Silk Showing. Silk Poplins, Tub Silk, White Wash
Silk, Messaline Silk, Imported Shanting and Wash Pongee Silk
TENNESSEE EDITORS MEET.
Martin Business Men Tender Ban
quet to Publishers. '
Martin, Tenn., April 15. A banquet
was tendered the West Tennessee Press
Association at Hotel Williams last night
by the business men of Martin. T. L.
Turner, president of the association,
presided as toast master. Plates were
laid for 76, of which number 23 were
editors. Mayor Adams delivered the
address of welcome and G. W. Boucher,
editor of the Reporter, Dyer, respond
ed on behalf of the visitors. Music was
furnished by the Martin brass band.
After an automobile tour of the city
the business session was called to order
by President Turner. Only one absen
tee was noted and seven new. members
were enrolled. The following editors
were in attendance:
T. L. Turner, Mail, Martin; Jno. C.
Rogers, State-Gazette, Dyersburg; J. B.
Gilbert, Democrat, Huntingdon; W. T.
Loggins, Falcon, Somorville; J. L. Hol
brook, Enterprise, Dresden; G. W. Bou
cher, Reporter, Dyer; E. H. Schelber,
Western Newspaper Union, Memphis;
Robert Clagett, Daily Sun, Jackson;
Tumtard Glass, Newbern; O. C. Wil
son, Enterprise, Adamsville; John R.
Rison, Jr., .Paris; G. W. Hall, Baptist
Flag, Martin; E. E. Burton, Enter
prise, Obion; J. W. Purviance, Inde
pendent, Selmer; Jas. M. Brice, News
Banner, Union City; C. W. Rooks,
Courier-Chronicle, Humboldt; C. H.
Cayce, Primitive baptist, Martin; J.
W. Haynie, Exchange, Milan; Dr. I.
N. Penick, Baptist Builder, Martin; L.
O. Fulcher, News, Greenfield; O. F.
Cayce, Mail, Martin.
Visitors from the Middle Tennessee
Editorial League were Ed Albright,
Gallatin; C. T. Crawford, Lawrence
burg; Harvey Whitfield, Clarksville,
and Rob Roy, Alexander.
The following papers were read and
discussed: "Advertising Rates," Jno.
R. Bison, Jr.; "Job Work," John C.
Rogers; "The Editor in Politics," W;
T. Logging; "Ready Prints," J. B. Gil
bert; "Circulation Building," Robert
Clagett; "Editorial Department," G.
W. Boucher; "The Newspaper's Rela
tion to Business Men's Clubs," C. W.
Rooks; "Pass Courtesies," J. M. Brice.
The meeting adjourned at 4 o'clock,
leaving the selection of the place for
the October meeting to the executive
Protect If ourself
By takings v
Fire, Tornado, Accident and Sick Benefit Insurance
Your iamy j
By taking a policy in the Mutual Benefit Life
White & Quinn
Real Estate and Insurance
Miss Phebe Catron requests us to
announce that Rev. E. T. Cox, of the
Penacostal Church of the Nazarene,
will preach at Houser Valley Mon
day night, April 26, at 8 o'clock.
Everybody cordially invited to be
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of all kinds. We guarantee our coal to be of the best
quality, and at the end of winter will prove the cheap
est, because it will go the farthest
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Telephone No. 11.
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