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. DEMONSTRATION FAB.MING Promotion of Demonstration Work by N C. & St. L. By. Co, The Union City Farm Improve ment Association was organized last Mondav at the courthouse, after some remarks along the line by Mr T. P Rellah and Mr. Chase, of the N., C. & St. L. Railway Co., and Dr McRee, president of the West Ten nessee Farmers Institute. It was explained that organizations of this hind are being effected all along the line of the road and the objects ; sought are the mutual interests of the railroad and the farm, home ideas were offered concerning the methods of advanced farming by Mr. Bellah and Mr. Chase, especially! those adapted to this particular sec tion of country. Dr. McRee offered some suggestions in a social way and indorsed the work of the organiza tion. A number of well known farmers were present and some queries were made and answered by the gentlemen who have made fann ing a life work. H. O. Head, Jr., was elected presi dent of the association and J. C. McRee, secretary. The president ap- pointed a committee or three on membership as follows: Wallace Moore, S. C. DeBow, L. H. Parks. The following names were record ed by Mr. Chase as members before the meeting adjourned.. F. M. McRee, J. A. Wheeler, Pink Marshall. M. H. Forester. S. E. Ag new, S. A. Wade, W. A. Forester, S. C DeBow, Tillman Shipp. W. L. Alexander, E. L. Wade, Ike Wade, J. M. Belcher, George Mitchell. C. H Board, W. A. WoodSn, George L. Wnite, G. W. Tucker. wood. Ed House, R. W. Barnett, E. G. Sturgis, W. B. Gibbs. G. L. Good win. J. B. Alia. S. C. Belt. J. A. CI oar, A- B. Campbell, W. H. Har pole, W. B. Thornton. Dr. C. W. MUes, Herein DietjeL C. W. Bre Tard, Wallace Moore, C. S. Taller. H Marshall. Mr. Head and Mr. Moore nave ap plied tor demonstrating fields. The others at present are co-operators. Hon. K. D. McKellar. Horf. K. D. McKellar, candidate for the Uuited States Senate, spoke to a large crowd here at the courthouse Wed' nnmlav. Mr. McKellar followed the lines set forth io his opening speech. The Shoot. The members and friends of the Union City Gun Club held an all-day meet Wednesday. The traps were locat ed on the lawn at Geo. Moody's country home, .where a splendid barbecue dio- tf.E. KNIGHT General Manager Wm. M. BELL. M. D. D. V. S. . Veterinarian Cholera Pig The Tennessee Hog Cholera Serum Co., 609 Broadway TELEPHONE MAIN 1584 NASHVILLE. TENN. HO 6 CHOLERA He referred to the political records of ner was served. both his opponents, without personal Our own Jake Gibbs, as usual, led reference. According to Mr. McKellar the score, oreaung vt out 01 iuu tar the constituency of neither one of these gets. Caldwell, of Troy, was high ama ofinflfinfin had ever received much at teur. making a score of 9o. Glenn and ( 'Breeders of Hogs take Notice Anderson tied for second place, mak rig 8'J. The score sheet reads: U. AndersoD.-89 King -60 Walsh 83 tbcir bands. Mr. McKellar favors Government aid toeood roads and education. He was the author of a bill in the House known as the Shackelford bill, providing ap propriations for post roads. He is also the author of a rural credit bill, which has for its purpose the lending of money ' ' by the Government to farmers on long , " . -1 . j x . i . - Glenn' 89 Davis. time anu at a low raie 01 luiereat. iuc provisions of the bill are contained in his speech mailed all over the State Every seat in the courtroom available was occupied, and the speaker made a fine impression, He will probably get a very large rural vote and he should We are ready to furnish you Anti-Hog Cholera Serum, in' any quantity, and of su rjerior aualitv. the Serum is made in a U. S. licensed Dlant and thoroughly tested on ONE HUNDRED TARGETS. f. . , , . . , . . ... . .. i . Townsend 80 Bowman 51 "vc P'fe5 ""uci vjuvciuluciii upci vimuii. jrxu uciuiu it yuMiivciy puieni auu reuaDie. Your orders for Hog Cholera Serum will be appreciated and promptly and carefully executed. All Serum shipped by Express C. O. D. unless Personal Check or Mon- Neeieyl""66 Parkman . 64 ey Order accompanies the order. All orders large or small shipped on day received. Gibbs .96 Joyner 84 Serum supplied in 50, 100, 250 and 500 cc bottles. We supply our patrons with Fresh Serum of highest potency at 1, 1-4 cents per cc Virus free. Complete Vaccinating Outfit $6.50 Caldwelf 95 Rankin 81 Patterson! -88 E. Parks 70 Hampton 61 McDonald 69 'Professional. 64 A. Anderson .73 Alcott.. 83 Hubbs 60 Clark SEVENTY-FIVE TARGETS. 15 Kelley -40 Vaccinating is the only known remedy to prevent Hog Cholera "RAISE IMMUNES" TACK UP FOR FUTURE REFERENCE. be remembered for his work in the in- Thompson 15 Johnson 55 terest of the farmers. FIFTY TARGETS. The Revival. The series of meetings at the Baptist Church, conducted by the popular pas tor. Rev. H. H. Drake, are being at tended by large numbers. Much inter est is being manifested and the splendid gospel sermons greatly appreciated and enjoyed. The pastor is one of tbe best pulpit speakers ever beard in Union City and is doing a great work. Services will be held twice daily thru the week, a special service for men Sun- : j o j I j u T J Easier-' aneruuuu u o o ciuuk, auu prou- aoiy an mrougu next, wee services wui be held. Keiser .22 WHAT CATARRH IS It has been said that every third person has catarrh in some form. Science has shown that nasal catarrh often indicates a general weakness of the body; and local treatments in the form of snuffs and vapors do little, if any good. To correct catarrh you should treat its caase by enriching your blood with the oil-food in Scott's Emulsion which is a medicinal food and a building-tonic, free Jromalcobol or any harmful drugs. Try it. Scott & Bowne. Bloomfield, N. J. County Reunion. The Ex-Confederate soldiers of Obion County, together with their families and friends, gathered at Hornbeak yester day for the annual two-days reunion and business session. The good people of Hornbeak and all of Number Five united to make tbe entertainment fea tures perfect and the occasion is being thoroughly enjoyed by all present. Col. R. W. Powell, the secretary, has promised The Commercial a full report of the proceedings for next week's pa per. C. P. Co-Workers Social. Where? At the home of Mrs. John Adams on Exchange street. When? Monday afternoon, October 11, 3 to 5. Who? Everybody cordially invited. Why? To take part in and enjoy the Co-Workers social. Free-will offering will be taken. 27-2t Building Material We have every sort of building and finishing lumber you're apt to need, including FRAMING, FLOORING, CEILING, SIDING Doors and Windows, Shingles Complete new line of Cabinet Mantels A visit to our yards will be appreciated. Come and inspect our stock for your own satisfaction. C. X. Moss & Co. Yards south of Presbyterian Church. First Street, - UNION CITY, TENN. CANT SAG GATE . jrsr-i 1 "rm ; I - Tin hum - idnnii Miami iiiiirnr-Tiirnr rr liirr "-iimmti-r- Opens either way put together with bolts and braced with iron. SOLD BY THE Union City Lumber Co. Herring 20 Eoberts 23 H. Parks 30 Hawes 30 Moody 26 McAdoo 25 Turner 37 TWESTY-FIVK TARGETS. McAlister 7 Russell 10 Anderson 12 Adams 21 Ferguson 14 Alexander 16 EIVES. Monroe McCowan has moved his Kegan 23 family 'to the head of the Caldwell avenue in the Wallace residence, Mrs. Knox Harper and children spent the week-end in Kenton, guests of Rev. and Mrs. Gentry Reynolds. Horace Thorne has returned from a several days stay in Number Sev- Pierce 14 en. R. L. Phebus has come in from a business trip to St. Louis. Mr. Phe- McAdoo io bus is buyer for the Shore & Phebus Morgan 11 1 general merchandise emporium. jjioe u x ne w. a. m. program was given to a large audience Sabbath evening Shaw's Park. at the Cumberland Presbyterian Myers 20 Dahnke 12 Bradshaw 9 Stone . .38 Webster 19 Bennett ... 8 Shaw's Park is a beautiful little vil- Church. lage on the bank of Reelfoot Lake at songs Dy Sambure. Tenn.. with tbe ereatest fu- dren and ture of any town in the United States to-day. Take your map and look it over, hunt as you will and you will not find a town or city that has as many things stored away for its future resources as has Shaw's Park at Samburg, Tenn. With a railroad almost in sight. Surrounded by an agricultural garden as rich as the The program included the Sabbath school chil a splendid number by a quartette composed of Miss Dora Callicott, Mrs. R. L. Phebus, and Messrs. Leslie Shore and Gus Calli cott. Recitations and readings by members of the Bociety and Sabbath school children filled several num bers. "Collecting for Missions," a playette given by five ladies and MONEY TO LOAN on improved farm lands in Obion and Weakley Counties, Tennessee. Loans made for five years' term with 5 per cent interest, with privilege of paying off at any time. Commissions reasonable. Will not loan on tract containing less than forty acres. Land must be on public road and have improvements. Any amount loaned, from $1,000.00 up. Apply at once. W. E. HUDGINS Phones Office 1 43; Residence 589 Union City, Tenn. FR Aft W. ADAMS AGENT FOR Egyptian Nile, with lead, coal, gas and three girls, was complimented. Rev. oil in quantities representing untold Burgess Cunningham assisted in millions, and the beautiful Reelfoot making this program a success. A Lake, famous the world over for its free will offering of more than great production of fish and game. On October 8 The Horner-Tittsworth Land & Auction Co. will sll .100 lots at Shaw's Park at public auction. Celebrates Her Ninety-Third Anni versary. At tbe home of her son, R. T. Pruett, two and one-half miles west of Wood land Mills, Mrs. Sarah A. Pruett cele brated her ninety-third anniversary last Saturday. She was born Sept. 23, 1822. Her maiden name was Sarah Thurman and she came from one of the old pio neer families of the good old State of Virginia. She came to Obion County 43 years ago. She is the mother of four children -J. A. Pruett, F. P. Pruett, R. T. Pruett and Mrs. Josie Cox, all of whom live in Obion County. She has 29 grandchildren and 26 great-grand children. Early in the morning tbe friends and neighbors began to arrive to spend tbe day with this grand old lady, and long before the noon hour arrived there were about 100 guests present. At 12 o'clock the guests were invited out into the yard where the tables had been erected and which were loaded from one end to tbe other of everything that was good to eat. After some beautiful and fitting remarks by Rev. Lampkin, of Crystal, in honor of the occasion the guests be gan to partake of the bounteous food that was awaiting them. After dinner the guests retired to the parlor where some beautiful instru mental and vocal music was listened to with great interest. Those of us who bad the pleasure of being present are as follows: Mr. and Mrs. D. H. Marshall, Dr. and Mrs. J. W. Prather, Mr. and Mrs. J. C. Isbell, Mr. and Mrs. Harmon Houser, G. 0. Harris and sisters, Mr. and Mrs. L. F. Holliday, Mr. and Mrs. D. J. Douglas, Mr. and Mrs. Bascom Isbell, Mr. and Mrs. Adkin Whipple, Mr. and Mrs. Thos. Rhodes, Mr. and Mrs. J. A. Pruett, Mr. and Mrs. Dewitt Threlkeld, W. T. Harris and daughter, Miss Mattie, Mr. and Mrs. Walter Pru ett, Water Valley, Ky., Mr. and Mrs. Herman Howard, Mr. and Mrs. E. C. Mozley, Mrs. H. L. Curlin and mother, Mrs. Harper, Mr. and Mrs. Amos Ken dell, Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Evans, Mrs. Josie Cox, Mr. F. P. Pruett, Miss Lela Howard, Mrs. W. H. Sanders, Mr. and Mrs. El wood Logan, Miss Clara Logan, Mrs. N. D. Logan, Miss Mattie Bryan, Rev. and Mrs. Lampkin, Lester and Hugh Caldwell, W. B. Pruett and fam ily, J. C. Pruett and family. She received many useful and val uable presents, one of which was five dollars in gold presented by. Mr. T. H. C. Lownsbrougb, of Woodland Mills. The wish of the writer is that this grand old mother may live to enjoy many more such anniversaries as the one just' passed. OSE OF THE X I'M HER. eight dollars was received for mis sions. Mesdames Roscoe Kitchell, Hubert Shore, Walter Agnew, Ora . Pyles, Floys Carter and Miss Mlssie Harris were recent business visitors at the county seat. It is said that W. O. Weir, Jr., has a lusty voice, and like father, like son gives some of his best ef forts in the evenings. The many friends of Mrs. Weir are glad to know that she is rapidly regaining health.. V, Prof, and Mrs. S. B. Hays were, out in the country Sabbath, guests at Meadow Brook Farm. ' v i Recent guests for the day of Mrs. Jatie Wade were Mr. and Mrs. Me dona Bonner, Mrs. T. J. Bonner and Mrs. Allen Wade. , Seven couples of the younger ' set will spend the twilight hours of to night (Friday) on the Beechhurst lawn, ala gypsy with Mr. and Mrs. Max Phebus as chaperones. Miss Aletha Bonner leaves in a few days for a month's vacation, vis iting in Nashville and points out of the State. Friday afternoon the Parent Teachers' Association was reorgan ized for the school session. The of ficers are Mrs. S. B. Hays, president ; Mrs. Ed Houser, secretary, and Mrs. T. P. Palmer, treasurer, with Misses Sadie Frye, Bennie Fox, Mrs. O. H. Clemmons and Mrs. Knox Harper as program committee. Health Day and Literary Day were combined in the parent-teachers pro gram Friday afternoon., Musical numbers were given by Miss Fox and Miss Ruth Harper. Mr. and Mrs. John Palmer, of Number Thirteen, were Sabbath guses of relatives. It is a sad delegation taking part in the State W. C. T. U. in session at Martin. The late Mrs. Silena Moore Holman, an active wage earn er at fourteen because of the widow hood of her mother, used her op portunities always for the welfare of others. After teaching school for several years she was enabled to buy back their former home that had fallen under the hammer. At the age of 21 she married Dr. T. P. Hol man and in the following years rocked the cradle" for seven' sons and one daughter. For the past fif teen years this mother, as pUesidSnt of the State Wr. C. T. U., found time to work 'Tor the future interests of the thousands of young people and infants of Tennessee. Her executive ability and integrity of purpose was often acknowledged in and out of the State, thru that great molder of public opinion, the press. All over the State here and there are capable women in the ranks that will come Club House, Lyndon and Charm 1 Canned Goods F. W, A, Gem, F. W. A. Special and Club House Coffees Spotless Flour GIVE ME A TRIAL for QUALITY and SERVICE Frank W. Adams "We Deliver the: Goods" Telephone 421 306 East Main Street SOME BARGAINS IN Lumber, Shingles, Windows and Doors AT Asians & Dircks Lumber Co.'s YARD: Fourth and Grove Streets Phone 53 Union City, Tenn. worked before to hold up the stand ard of their fallen leader and give out the watch cry national Prohi bition by 1920. Friday afternoon Mrs. Allan Wade, guest of her mother, Mrs. T. J. Bon ner, was hostess to a birthday func tion for little Miss Julia Bonner, of Greenville, Texas. Those present were Waunita and Elizabeth Mc Neill, Estelle Hays, Evelyn Shore, Mary Ruth Tisdale, Era Sue Hardy and Masters Harold and Jimmie Cot ton and Tom Bonner, the latter of Greenville, Teas, and brother of the charming honoree. Besides various attractive games a donkey contest ning on of the elusive tail was most nearly accompliseh by Miss Waunita McNeill, who received a prize of de licious bonbons. The prevailing decoration color was pink. The din ing room was especially attractive with LaFrance roses and a center piece of a birthday cake with a candle alight for every year of little Miss Julia's age, to the number of six. The favors of dolls for the girls and tin soldiers for the wee sma' men surrounded the cake, calling forth oh! and ah! and O my! from the guests. Refreshments of fruit, cream and cake completed a most enjoyable afternoon for the little forward and work as they have never was a hilarious feature. The pin visitors.