WANTED -f Private pupils for the
summer. For particulars phone 621. 8tf
MONEY TO LOAN. See Claude'
Whitley, Union City. Tenn. 6-tf
FOR SALE Good gasoline range, ,
cheap. Apply to
3-tf Mahtin Schmidt.
FOR SALE One 5-pas8eDger Flan
ders automobile. Quick sale at $125.
2-tf Union City Auto Co.
FOR SALE A 1912 five-passenger
Cadillac. Good running order. Apply to
Mrs. H. T. Edwards. Phone 71. 7-tf
FOR SALE Mammoth Soy Beans,
$1.50 per bushej. Phone 140.
7-tf Jno. A. Waddell.'
LOST Friday night, May 14, near
the courthouse, a crocheted centerpiece.
Finder please notify this office. 8-lt
FOR SALE A few genuine Royal
Blue Andelusian Cockerels and Ande
lusian Eggs, $2.50 per setting.
47 Dr. W. M. Turner.
FOR SALE CHEAP On lot 100x150
with 5-room house, on South Fifth street.
Bargain 'for. someone. Call at WEH
FOR SALE Five to ten tons of Tim
othy and Clover Mixed Hay at $15 per
per ton as Jong as it lasts. Apply to
7-tf Davidson Produce Co.
- WANTED City Salesman. Apply at
once at our store. No experience neces
sary. Singer Sewing Machine Co., J.
A. Hassell, M. S. 7-4t
FOR RENT Adams cottage, corner
.Vine and Ury streets; water, light and
"bath; rental $12.50. Apply to Garth
& Son. 7-tf
FOR SALE Florida Yam Potato
Slips, now ready to ship, at two dollars
per thousand. Can ship promptly. Send
cash with order.
J. T.' Warmath,
6-St Gibson, Tenn.
FOR RENT Five-room house on
Vine street, bath and lights, large lot,
formerly occupied by Wright Pardue.
Also, 5-room house on Ury street this
side R. E. Bransford, water, lights and
5-tf Dahnke-Elam-Pardue Co.
To Whom it May Concern:
The bearer of this letter, Mr. J. L.Wal
ler, has been farm superintendent for
Mr. R. M. Hall, of Pinewood, Tenn., for
a few years, and prior to that time filled
a like position with Mr. W. S. Nunnelly.
Both Messrs. Hall and Nunnelly are
extensive farmers, and they and others
speak in high terms of Mr. Waller's
ability as a farmer and manager of farm
work. I am advised by men whom I
know to be progressive up-to-date farm
ers that J. L. Waller is a most excellent
He has the reputation of being hon
est, industrious and painstaking, and
possesses the necessary tact to manage
laborers. From what I know of Mr.
Waller, I cheerfully recommend him to
J. B. Walker, President.
R. H. Hatcher, J. T. Clark, G. W.
Clark, W. F. Clark, W. S. Nunnelly,
W. R. Hassell, M. G., Robt. Brown, J.
B. Webb, M. D., R. P. Beasley, M. D.
Heal Estate Transfers.
I. F. McLean to Mrs. Anna Pearl
Nailling, 2 lots in No. 13, $1,500.
Death at Cloverdale.
Mrs. Bob Bradsbaw, wife of a prom
inent farmer of near Cloverdale, age 20
years, died- Sunday, May 16, 1915. She
was a daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Joe
Wakefield, prominent citizens of this
The body was laid to rest in the Fox
graveyard near Glass, Elder J. R. Wil
liams conducting the burial service.
Chief T. P. Noah picked up a man
here this week answering the de
scription of an escaped convict from
the Michigan prison. ' Wire was
sent in and officers came after the
man arrested. A yellow negro was
also arrested for selling carpenter's
The entertainers of parties order
refreshments from "ESSANDEE'S
CAFE," Phone 539.
Sunday School Picnic.
The Sunday school of the Cum
berland Presbyterian Church decid
ed last Sunday to have a picnic on
Tuesday, June 8, in the woods Just
east of Martin. A special train will
be reserved to leave here about 9
o'clock and return in the afternoon.
Fare for the trip will be 25 cents;
children under twelve years of age,
15 cents. Everybody, whether you
belong to any school or not. Is cor
dially invited to attend this picnic.
Go and take your family and friends
Colic in Horses.
Fan-is' Horse Colic Remedy is simply
dropped on the tongue through a medi
cine dropper. It has a proven record
of 59 cures in 60 cases. The women
folks can give it. Get a 50c bottle and
be safe. For sale by Frank C. Weh
Buy an Accident Policy
For your trip to the Reunion or the Panama Exposition or
elsewhere. We issue them from one to ninety days at a very
Insurance on property in town and in the country given
JNO. T. WALKER & CO.
Fire, Tornado, Life, Accident. Bonds.
Phones 118, 146, 386-J. Union City, Tenn.
LOCAL AND PERSONAL
Phone 282 for ice.
Editor Hurt Rochell, of Troy, was
a visitor here this week at court.
All kinds of coal at Union City Ice &
Mr. Geo. Lambert went to St
Louis this week to buy new goods.
Palm Beach Hats, the latest styles,
at Mrs. Aran's.
Editor J. C. Sexton and wife, of
Hickman, were in the city last week.
Electric Fans, all kinds and sizes
at the right prices at WEHMAN'S.
Mr. James Richard Wray, of
Nashville, visited friends in this city
See the HERRICK refrigerator at
WEHMAN'S befor buying one.
W. G. Clagett is a St. Louis vis
itor this week buying new goods for
his store here.
Good ice at low prices. Thomp
son Ice & Coal Co., phone 282.
Mr. and Mrs. C. H. Cobb were
Sunday visitors at The Beeches with
Mr. and Mrs. Geo. Eader.
Big Muddy washed nut coal is best
for cooking. Call 150. Union Uity
Ice & Coal Co.
Mr. Dobbins, of New York City,
the broker, is in Union City visiting!
his sister, Mrs. Ella Cathey.
Midsummer hats and trimmings at
Mrs. Aran's millinery store.
Mrs. Lovella Parsons, of Dyers
burg, was a visitor this week in the
home of Mr. and Mrs. John Baird
Screen doors and screen wire at
carload prices. Union City Lumber
Mr. Jack Arnold, of Ripley, was
a Sunday visitor in Union City at
the home of Mr. and Mrs. W. R.
Just received a consignment of
screen doors. Prices right. Union
City Lumber Company.
Mrs. Richard Alexander was in
Tiptonville this week visiting Mr.
and Mrs. C. J. Custer at the Mark
Copper and Black Screen Wire for
all screening purposes at WEH
Mr. John George writes us from
Weybuin, Saskatchewan, Sunday.
Says he is selling lots of stuff and
It is easy to make ice cream with a
good freezer. You will find good
ones at WEHMAN'S.
Messrs. J. M. Russell, Johnnie
Cloar, Jno. W. and Jno. O. Bennett,
R. L. Rochell, of Troy, were in the
city this week attending the Thom
Let us figure with you on screen
doors and screen wire. Union City
Lumber Company. v
Mr. and Mrs. Tom Morris George
left this week for St. Louis, accom
panied by D. A. George, where the
family will be located. Mrs. D. A
George will follow later.
A call for 150 brings the coal wagon,
Union City Ice & Coal Co.
Drs. C. W. Miles, A. P. Warter-
fleld, M. A. Blanton, F. W. Watson,
E. H. White and others attended the
West Tennessee Medical and Surgi
cal Association at Dyersburg this
Steel Frame Double Quick Ice
Cream Freezers at WEHMAN'S.
W. C. Beers, advance agent for
the Redpath Chautauqua, was here
this week billing and otherwise
posting and distributing the adver
tising for the forthcoming Chautau
qua June 12-19.
Ice delivered promptly and at
reasonable prices by the Thompson
Ice & Coal Co. Phone 282.
Mrs. J. A. Wheeler and Miss Nina
Loyd leave Sunday for Lyndon, Ky.,
to attend the commencement of the
Kentucky Military Institute, where
Mrs. Wheeler's son, Durward, fin
ishes his course and receives his A.
B. degree. The exercises take place
May 23, 24, 25.
, Mr. Ellis Jackson made a business
trip to Brownsville Monday.
Miss Zola Bradley, of Woodland
Mills, visited Mrs. Ellis Jackson at
the Nemo Hotel Monday.
Big Muddy washed nut coal is best
for cooking. At Union City Ice &
The Training School has secured
the services of Mr. and Mrs. J. H.
Robey for the next school year.
Copper Screen Wire and Black
Screen Wire for all screening pur
poses at WEHMAN'S.
Mrs. H.H. Drake, who is in the
Baptist Memorial Hospital at Mem
phis, is improving since her opera
tion for appendicitis and other com
plications. Her many friends hope
to have her home soon.
Keep your lawn in good condition
with a good lawn mower. Get the
best for the least money at WEH
MAN'S. Born to Mr. and Mrs. Herman
Dietzel, a handsome baby boy on the
morning of the 16th inst.; to Mr.
and Mrs. W. E. Hudgins, a pretty
girl baby May 16; to Mr. and Mrs.
Earl Marshall,' a pretty baby daugh
ter. Oliver's Red Cross Drug Store guar
antees Parisian Sage to remove dan
druff, stop falling hair and scalp itch,
and to put life and beauty into the hair,
making it soft and lustrous. It's a most
invigorating and helpful tonic, and in
Mr. and Mrs. J. W. Burney and niece,
Miss Ethel Pierce, Mrs. John P. Adam?
Miss Naideen Jordan, Hon. A. J. Har
pole, Rev. and Mrs. C. M. Zwingle and
Rev. and Mrs. W. B. Cunningham were
among those who left Wednesday to
attend the meeting of the General As
sembly of the Cumberland Presbyterian
Church now in session in Memphis.
J. L. Waller, of Centreville, Tenn.
has located in the vicinity of Union
City. Mr. Waller Is a farmer and
one of the good citizens of Hickman
County. He comes here to locate and
has an announcement in another
column which recommends him very
highly to our people. We tender
Mr. Waller and his family a very
You are going to buy screen doors
and windows but before buying go
to WEHMAN'S and see the good
doors you can get for so little money
Stanley Bridge Down.
The rain has undermined the
Stanley bridge and one end is down
so that passage over that road is
impossible. Judge Kenney and Esq,
Bratton are making every effort pos
sible to get the bridge builders here
and make the necessary repairs, and
this will be done in a very few days.
The HERRICK is that good re
frigerator that everybody likes and
is the one with the water bottle. But
you will find them only at WEH
Prisoners Give Trouble.
Fred Brannon, who was fined $50 at
this term of court and given a work
house sentence, Odus Watson and Jim
Eaton, at work on the public road near
Herman Dietzel's farm west of Union
City, got away from the officers, Josh
Adams and Butler Caldwell, last Wed
nesday, but were recaptured in a few
hours. The officers are working four
teen prisoners this week and when the
three started officers could not leave
some behind to pursue the others. The
Sheriff Vnd deputies made the catch.
Keep your lawn smooth and veL
vety this summer with one of those
good lawn mowers you will find at
Death of Milton Downing.
Milton Downing died Wednesday
evening, in Union City at the home
of his father-in-law, J. E. Cloar,
where- he has been sick for some
time with throat trouble. Mr. and
Mrs. Downing came to Union City
during the illness of Mrs. Cloar and
deceased was taken ill here. He
leaves a wife and two children.
The remains were taken to Horn-
beak yesterday for burial. Mr.
Downing was a son of the late Chas.
Downing and a well known, esteem
Social and Personal
In Honor of Visitors.
In honor of her daughter, Mrs.
Russell McVay, and for Mrs. Frank
Hudgins, of South Carolina, Mrs. W
M. .Nailling entertained with a
charming reception at her home
Wednesday afternoon. Nearly 100
guests called during the hours, 4:30
to 6 o'clock.
Pink and white flowers and pink
shaded candles, like the decorations
used at the marriage of Mr. and
Mrs. McVay last year, added much
to the attractiveness of the rooms.
In the front drawing room, where
Mrs. W. M. Warterfleld received
with the guests of honor and Mrs.
Nailling, pink carnations were used
on the piano and mantel and the
candles burning on each side of the
vases gave a soft glow that added
much to the pretty picture made by
the receiving line and the guests as
they entered, several at a time. The
dining table was very lovely with its
cluny lace centerpiece and mats
with a great bunch of pink and
white peonies in the center and
pink candles on the corners. The
guests were served in the dining
room by Miss Ima Nailling and Miss
Agnes Coble. Mrs. Frank Aydelott
and Mrs. George Gibbs, Jr., poured
tea. Others assisting Mrs. Nailling
were Mrs. Lucile Andrews Bruton,
Mrs. J. L. Mosier and Mrs. W. R.
Mrs. McVay was a lovely young
figure in her wedding gown of white
crepe meteor combined with bro
caded satin, the skirt made with a
long square train and the bodice of
princess lace trimmed with pearls.
She carried an armful of pink flow
ers. Mrs. Hudgins wore a pretty frock
of cream lace and net combined
made with a balero of embroidered
changeable blue taffeta.
Mrs. Warterfleld was gowned in
white charmeuse with an overdress
of black lace.
Mrs. Nailling wore a gown of
black lace over blue charmeuse.
The reception was the first of sev
eral parties to be given for Mrs.
McVay and Mrs. Hudgins to wel
come them back to their home town.
Mrs. George Eader entertains this
afternoon at her country home for
Mrs. Hudgins and other parties will
follow in the next few weeks.
June Meeting, U. D. C.
On account of the rain week be
fore last the meeting of the U. D,
C, which was to have been held at
the home of Mrs. George Gibbs, Jr.
was postponed until next Wednes
day afternoon. It will be at the
home of Mrs. Henry Hasbier. The
same programme arranged for the
previous meeting will be heard next
week with the addition of a new set
The history questions are as fol
1. Was secession rebellion? Why not?
2. How many secessions have been
in U. S. history? How many threatened
secessions. How many objected to?
3. Was the war between the States to
to hold on slaves? Mrs. Joyner.
4. How did the North stand in regard
to the abolition of slavery? Mrs. Bre
5. How many slaveholders in the
Northern army? How many in the
Southern army? Mrs. Gardner.
6. How many leaders or their wives
on the Northern side owned slaves? How
many of the Southern leaders did not
own slaves. Mrs. Seid Waddell.
7. What did Gen. Grant say about
freeing his slaves? How did President
Lincoln feel about abolition of slavery?
Why did he issue the Emancipa
tion Proclamation? (See Barnes' Pop'
ular History, page 531.) Mrs. George
9. When were the slaves in the United
States really freed? Mrs. Gus. White
10. Whose birthday should the ne
groes celebrate for freeing them. Who
was Henderson? From what State? Miss
11. Compare Jefferson Davis and
Abraham Lincoln. Mrs. Arthur
12. Contrast their troubles in
Cabinets, and problems to solve.
Miss Rachel McMurray.
13. Give Lincoln's views on Re
construction. Reason for Lincoln's
assassination. Mrs. Luther Stroud.
14. Is it true to history to say
that Lincoln is the greatest of all
Americans? Mrs. Massengill.
It is the plan of the chapter to
arrange a way to help pay off the
remaining debt on the monument
and to attend to other matters of
business, and it is therefore urged
that every member of the chapter
be present Wednesday afternoon at
o'clock, the day having been
changed from Thursday, the regu
lar day of meeting, to Wednesday
for this occasion. A new member
will be welcomed, Mrs. Massengill.
You've tried the rest, now try the
best Jersey Cream Flour.
Miss Nona Jones will present her class
in recital next Friday night, May 28.
The location will be announced as soon
2a orranapmfitits are made. The friends
and the public are cordially invited to
The Woman's Missionary Society of
the Methodist Church will meet with
Mrs. Martha Godwin, Ury street, next
Monday afternoon at 3 o'clock. Mem
bers urged to be present.
Now is the time to "Clean Up and
Paint." All kinds of paints, var-
enamels and stains and
you will una at vhu.'
We are requested to announce that
the Civic League will meet at the Ma
sonic Hall this afternoon (Friday) at 2
o'clock. Contestants for the nicest prem
ises are requested to register at either of
the newspaper offices, the News-Ban-nor
or The Commercial.
Now is the time to screen your
house. We want to sell you the
doors, wire, etc. Union City Lum
Mr. U. O. Whipple and Mrs. Lena
Fuzzell, very popular citizens of the
Second District near Salem, were united
in marriage this week.
W. M. S.
The Woman's Missionary Society of
the Cumberland Presbyterian Church
will give a social on the church lawn
next Wednesday evening, beginning at
8:30. Members of the church and friends
invited. Ice cream and cake will be
served. Come with a free will offering
and bring your friends.
Hot weather is coming. Do your
cooking in comfort. Buy a QUICK
MEAL Oil Stove at WEHMAN'S and
you will have no dread of the hot
Mr. George Meadow delightfully
entertained the U. C. H. S. gradu
ating class Wednesday night, assist
ed by his sister, Mrs. Vivian Rey
nolds. Miss Mary Dahnke read in
her inimitable manner after which
an unique contest of class prophecies
was enjoyed, Miss Allen winning the
prize, a bouquet of carnations and
ferns. Several beautiful duets were
sung by Miss Ima Nailling and Mr
Vivian Reynolds. Refreshments
were served at a late hour. Those
present were Misses Allen, McFar
land, Hardy, Luke and Dahnke, Lila
Caldwell, Vivienne White, Kate
Kirkman, Ima Nailling, Mary Park,
Mary Dahnke, Willa Whitson, Jeanie
Garth; Messrs. Richard Andrews,
Beauchamp McConnell, Fred Nail
ling, Howard Davidson, W. B. For
rester, George Meadow, Witt Cloys,
Warren Reeves and Mr. and Mrs.
'For Potato Blight,
I don't think
"I have used Pyrox this season
against bugs and blight. It cer
tainly does the trick with the bugs,
and for blight, I don't think Pyrox
can be beaten."
Such is the experience of Mr. E.
R. Dissinger, Campbelltown, Pa.,
who ends his letter by saying "I
certainly would notdo without Pyrox
when growing potatoes."
No Fruit or potato grower can af
ford to overlook Pyrox. The fact
that it serves two purposes is not a
mere chance but the result of scien
tifically uniting powerful insecticides
thus making the one
application do the
work of two.
We shall be
glad to send you
the Pyrox book
let, and can sup
ply any quantity
you want, in
kegs, or barrels.
Oliver's leL Drug Store
Dr. Luther Little.
The Review Club of Union City take
pleasure in announcing the fuel that
Dr. Luther Little, pastor of the First
Baptist Church, Jackson, Tenn., will
deliver in Union City at the First Chris
tian Church on the evening of June 4
his well known lecture, "The Eyes of
the' World." Dr. Little comes under
the auspices of the club.
Thereiwill be no charge for admission,
and his lecture will be addressed to our
local interests. Dr. Little comes to
Union City thru the recommendation
of Mrs. W. F. Barry. He has recently
entered the lecture field and his work
has become very popular. He is said
to have spoken recently to crowded
houses, many having failed to secure
The following are some of the indorse
ments of Dr. Little's work:
It was my pleasure to hear some of
the lectures of Dr. Luther Little this
season and I heard hundreds of people
express themselves, and I want to say
one or two things that I gathered from
this wonderful series of lectures. First
of all, I want to say that he made good
the title which he has well won, "the
little man eloquent." Without any
doubt, Dr. Little measured up to the
standard of popular and high-salaried
lecturers who have visited our city in
By a vote of the great audiences that
heard him throughout the season the
most popular lecture was "Abraham
Lincoln." Nothing could swerve him
from the call to preach the gospel, but
it is a universal decision among his
many friends in Jackson that if he
would turn his attention to the plat
form he would be counted among the
I speak from inside information and
unhesitatingly say that Dr. Little suc
ceeded in his lecture work in Jackson
this season. Respectfully,
Skale B. Johnson,
No greater preacher and orator in the
West than Dr. Little. He is known all
over America as the "Little Man Elo
quent." To hear Little once is forever
to be a Littleite. Los Angeles Press.
The Thompson Ice & Coal Co.
have opened in the Taylor Grain Co.
old warehouse on Harrison street,
A new work entitled the Stoddard
Lectures has been published, a very
handsome and popular work in col
ored steel engravings and attractive
typographic art. Stoddard was pre
eminently the greatest travelogue
historian and entertainer of the age.
His death some years ago took one
of the greatest Americans from the
platform. His lectures were always
engaged far in advance, his audi
ences the very best people, filling
the houses always. The books will
no doubt be most popular library
works and much sought for.
Obion Training School.
The graduating exercises of the Obion
Training School was held last Friday
evening at the school auditorium.
The graduating address was delivered
by Elder C. C. Brown, which was fol
lowed by an address by H. Forcum,
president of the Forcum-James Cooper
T. M. Carney, pastor of the Christian
Church, presented the prizes and medals.
The following were given:
Scholarship prize of $250, given by
the citizens of Obion to the student
making the highest average on all sub
jects for entire year, awarded Miss Grace
For highest average made in spelling
for entire year, $10 in gold, by A. C.
Davidson, awarded Miss Iris Wilson.
For highest grade in algebra for entire
year, a medal offered by S. S. Pierce,
awarded Lexie Wallace.
For highest grade in Latin for entire
year, a medal offered by Hon. T. O.
Morris, awarded Lexie Wallace.
For highest grade in mathematics for
entire year, $10 in gold offered by T. C.
Wilson, awarded Lexie Wallace.
For best athlete, a medal offered by
Q. Shires, awarded McKinley Neely.
For best declamation, a medal offered
by W. J. Nichols, awarded Edd Cherry.
For best oration, a medal offered by
Dr. J. F. Darnell, awarded Jesse Harris.
For best essay, a medal offered by G.
B. Baird, awarded Miss Lillian Burnley.
Superintendent Matbis then presented
the diplomas to the graduates as follows:
Literary Department: Misses Agnes
Burnley, Lillian Burnley, Leila Hogan,
Madge Moultrie, Iris Wilson, Grace
Commercial Department: Misses Lo-
rine Taylor, Grace James, Gladys Ma
loney, Mary Hawkins; Messrs. Robert
Morris, Ben Morris, Robert Phebus,
I Lexie Wallace.
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