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Tor, God's Sake, Hurry Up."
If a brute had attacked your wife and murdered some of your children, would you, while his hands were dripping red with the blood of your loved ones, talk peace with him? If such a fiend wanted to discuss peace terms with you while still at tacking your daughters, would you fight, with all the power that God gave you, Ao throttle the beast, or would you parley back and forth and suggest that the matter might be settled on some basis which left the rapist and murderer unpunished and free to take alf the loot of which he could rob your house? On the battlefields of Europe our loved ones are being murdered for remember Germany's war is a definite war of murder and outrage and every electric spark which sweeps across the Atlantic from the trenches in France will bring an ever-increasing list of these mur dered men who have gone out to Bave us from the attack of the mur derer and rapist. Our Allies, who for nearly four years, with superb heroism and at a fearful cost of men and money, have stood between us and Hell,' are call ing to us, "For God's sake, hurry up," ere it be everlastingly too late. But we talk about peace, when there is no possible peace except the peace of death to us or death to Ger many's fearful hell-begotten power. Some men and women do not yet comprehend the . meaning of this war, some are pro-Germans, some are German spies, some are cowards who disgrace the mothers who gave them birth, and " some are simply plain everyday fools who should go out and root and live with the swine of the field until the appointed time to be killed for the good of mankind. Peace! There can bo no peace be tween Heaven and Hell, between God , and Satan! . Peace with the unrepentant, un hung, rapists and murderers! Peace with the vilest criminals who ever blackened the records of man's history! Peace with the outrager ofyour wife and daughter as you look on! Peace with tho cold-blooded butchers who murder your beloved son and the sons of millions and millions of others! Is there anything on earth so craven, so bereft of soul that it would claim to be a man and yet be willing to parley with these ac cursed murderers and worse, led by "William, the accursed?" "Is life so dear or peace so sweet" that we are willing to permit any word of peace to be uttered until we have throttled the demon and fought him to a finish? And then, when he cries for mecy, let there be no mercy except such as he gave to Belgium and France, no mercy ex cept mercy to all civilization for all the centuries to come, expressed thru the gallows as these foul blots on mankind, the Kaiser and all his associates, pay the just penalty for their unspeakable sins. " Then and not until then should we have one word more to say to Ger mans or to Germany. Now our su preme duty is to fight, fight to kill, kill until these brutes realize that a mightier power than theirs has been sent by God to do His work in their utter destruction. They are- murdering our loved ones. Every day brings the toll of death and every day for months and perhaps for years we must suffer the awful agonies which our Allies have endured, and there is no power to lessen this toll of. our Innocent loved ones, except we kill and kill and keep on killing tho murderers who like wild beasts are seeking to de stroy the world. This is our' task. Let us forget all else, let us make sure that no word or thought of peaco shall be uttered on this land; let us de termine to crcato the mightiest fight ing machine ever built by man and to drive it with all the power of one hundred million freemen who seek to save ourselves and the world from the destruction of Hell's most active workers. If President Wilson and Secretary McAdoo want to make the Liberty Loan go with a rush, if they want to quicken with superhuman power the energies of this country, let them call the nation to the struggle on this definite basis an.d on the basis of death to every German spy and life imprisonment to every pro German and say that not a word of peace "shall be uttered in America, not a word of parleying, directly or Indirectly, shall be held with any of these red-handed murderers, then the nation will leap forward to war and to victoryT Manufacturers Record. Ginghams. Ton can find the pretty, large plaid ginghams, the kind yon are looking for, at the Phil Hyman Cut Price Store. Social and Personal Pretty Announcement Luncheon for Sherrill-Gould Engagement. " A beautifully appointed affair and an especially charming event of the Easter social season, was the one o'clock luncheon given on Thursday by Mrs. Clarence Hardy Sherrill an nouncing the engagement of her daughter, Miss Edith Loraine Sher rill, to Captain Gordon , Kinzie Gould, of Riverside, 111. The covers were laid for twelve and the guests included Miss Sherrill's most inti mate girl friends. . The rooms were lovely with spring flowers and the pink color motif was effectively carried out. The center piece of the luncheon tablo was an exquisite arrangement of pink roses and sweet peas. The place-cards were Killarney rosebuds which held the happy secret cleverly concealed. The announcement was made by Miss Bertha Ferguson, who drew from the heart of her rosebud a petal on which were two entwined hearts with the names of "Edith" and "Gordon." A shower of good wishes followed. The luncheon was an attractively served three-course affair. ' Miss Sherrill is a beautiful girl, one of the jnost charming of the younger coterie of girls, gracious and talented. She was graduated in 1916 from the University School for Girls in Chicago, and this is her sophomore year at , Smith College, Northampton, Mass. Her friendship circle is an especially wido one. She is the eldest daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Hardy Sherrill, of 212 Fountain avenue. , Captain Gould is a son of Mr. and Mrs. George W. Gould, of Riverside, 111. He was connected with the Harris Trust and Savings Bank of Chicago, previous to his enlistment in the service of the-United States. He was accepted from the first Offi cers' Reserve Training Camp at Fort Sheridan, 111., where ho was given a captain's commission and was later assigned to Camp Grant, near Rock ford, 111., where he is now stationed. Captain Gould visited in Paducah last Christmas. Miss Sherrill left Friday evening for Northampton to resume her col lege work. The announcement of her engagement was a happy finale to her Easter days at home The Paducah (Ky.) Evening Sun. Edwards-Holloway. On last Tuesday afternoon Mr. Joe M. Edwards, of Memphis, Tenn., and Miss Eloise Holloway, of Obion, Tenn., came over to our city and drove to the residence of Evangelist T. M. Carney, who administered the rites of holy wedlock. Miss Holloway is the beautiful and accomplished daughter of Mr. R. C. Holloway, of Obion, and Mr. Edwards is a young man of sterling worth, now in railway service at Memphis. Y. W. A. Meeting. The Y. W. A. met with Miss Ottie Maye Williams Friday and Mrs. Conn acted as leader. Subject, Church Building Loan Fund and Memorials. Officers were elected for the new year as follows; President, re-elected, Mrs. Charley Conn; vice president, Miss Grace Glover; secretary, Miss Ottie Maye Williams; treasurer, Mrs. Sam Brummel, Jr.; counselor, Mrs. Sam Brummell, Sr.; pianist, Miss Roberta Marshall. Miss Alice Nash, who left Monday for Washington and whom the Y. W. A. regrets to lose as a member, was presented with a gift from the members who trust she will soon re turn. Visitor present. Miss Lila Cald well. Mrs. Sam Brummell, Jr., will have the Y. W. A. with her on the second Friday in May. ' . Concluding the program, sand wiches and hot chocolate were served. 0. E. S. On Tuesday, April 23, at 8 o'clock, at the Masonic Home, the members of the Eastern Star will present the Masons with an American Service Flag. All masons and their families are cordially invited. All members of the chapter are requested to be at the home promptly at 7:30. Tent Destroyed. " Taylor Bros., of Troy, traveling photoplay producers, had their tent destroyed by the storm at Water lley last Wednesday morning. The top was torn into shreds, entailing a loss of $500. Barn at Troy Burned. Dr. J. B. Havner'a barn at Troy was striick by lightning last Monday night and destroyed . by fire. The barn contained some corn and ubout twenty-five wagon loads of hay. The property was only partially insured. Hamilton-Lasley Players. j Under the management of Mr. Fred Hamilton the Hamilton-Lasley Players will open a week's engage ment in their new tent on the Ligon lot in Union City next Monday night, April 22. The bills for the engage ment will include a reportorie of well known plays, opening Monday night with a Sol Smith Russell play, the "Man and the Maid." For the tour beginning with the week in Union City Mr. Hamilton has engaged some very clever .artists. Miss Loraine comes from Chicago, where she finished a very successful engagement In "Daddy Long Legs," Just closed. She will be seen In im portant leads and other interesting work. - Mr. Courtney comes direct from Fort Williams, Canada, and with the qualifications of a talented and versatile actor. The company will be evenly balanced with high-class plays and players. v The Hamilton-Lasley Trio will be on7 hand again Jn their humorous sketches and caricatures, and the en tire company will be stronger and better In every way than before. The vaudeville offerings will be specially featured, and the entire bill for the week will be seen at popular prices. See announcement in another sec tion of the paper. Undoubtedly the patrons of the drama in Union City will enjoy a week of the best entertainment they have had for many a day. Wonderful bargains are shown in men's and boy's suits and pants. We have them, and plenty of them, so come and get your Easter suit for yourself and your boys at Phil Hy- man's Cut Price Store. : St. Louis Live Stock Market. To-day's receipts: Cattle 6500, hogs 12500, sheep 1000. Cattle: General market continues on a very active plane and fully 25 to 50 cents higher than a week ago on everything excepting light-weight beeves under 900 pounds, which are barely more than steady. Hogs: Market strong and active compared with a week ago; top 117.90 for llght-woight butcher hogs, with good to choice hogs 160 to 210 pounds selling from $17.60 to $17.90. The 220 to 260 pound hogs have been scarce and are sell ing from $17.40 to $17.75; extreme ly heavy hogs $17 to $17.25; 120 to 140-pound pigs $17 to $17.50; 110 to 120 pounds, $16.50 to $17; light weight pigs $12.50 for common up to $16.25 for good kinds, and rough hogs at $15.75 to $16. Sheep: Trade very active and firm compared with the market a week ago to-day. Shoice lamba $20.50 to $21; medium to good $19.50 to $20.25; culls and half-fats $16 to $18.50; choice clipped lambs $17.60 to $18; medium $16 to $17; fat ewes $15.50 to $16.60; choppers $11.50 to $13.50; canners $8 to $10; choice aged wethers $15.75 to $16.60; choice yearling wethers $17.50 to $18; bucks $13 to $14. Fat goats $10 to $11.50, and choice kids $13.50 to $15. Monday, April 16. NATIONAL LIVE STOCK COM. CO. (D) M O 'W O I M O - TO-MORROW SATURDAY LAST DAY. b.ouc lor soys. A trial will prove to you that you can't trade anywhere so satisfactorily, so econom ically as here. Also, everything in men's suits and overcoats, neckwear, hats, etc., at prices beginning at the point where we can sincerely recommend the goods. Men's Spring Furnishings and Shoes for the Boys You will find them here to suit your pocket-book W. G. Telephone Resolutions of Respect. Since God in his great wisdom has chosen and plucked another flower from his garden of manhood, George Watson Robinson, beloved son of our superintendent. George was faith fully -associated with our Sunday school for a number of years as sec retary, beginning during his boy hood. "Be it resolved that we ex tend'the following resolutions: That we, the Sunday school, in all its branches, extend to his dear wife and children in Roswell, New Mexi co, his father, mother an-l sisters here our deepest sympathies in their great hour of sorrow. - Be it further resolved; That we have these resolutions spread on our Sunday school minutes; that we furnish the city papers with copies of these resolutions, and that copies of the papers be sent to the families. Respectfully submitted by com mittee, CHAS. E. KEISER. HOWELL BRANSFORD. D. P. CALDWELL. CHAS. DIETZEL. Deafness Cannot Be Cured by local applications, as they cannot reach -the diseased portion of the ear. There Is only one way to cure, deafness, and that is by constitu tional remedies. Deafness is caused by an in flamed condition of the mucous lining of the Eustachian Tube. When this tube is inflamed you have a rumbling sound or imperfect hearing, and when it is entirely closed. Deafness is the result, and unless the inflammation can be taken out and this tube restored to Me normal condi tion, hearing will be destroyed forever; nine cases out of ten are caused by Catarrh, which is noth ing but an inflamed condition of the mucous surfaces. We will give One Hundred Dollars for any case of Deafness (caused by catarrh) that cannot be cured by Hall's Catarrh Cure. Send for circu lars, free. F. J. CHENEY & CO., Toledo, Ohio. Sold by Druggists. 75c. Take Hall's Family Pills for constipation. ONE CENT EQUALS ONE DOLLAR Boys' XP222D Clothes Tbp-Notch Quality Lowest Prices That's our invariable rule. Why not profit by it? You can't make any mis take. If you're not perfectly satisfied, your money back promptly. This is the best clothing store in town; clothing and furnishings carefully selected from the best makers. The reliable Xtragood brand. Quality high prices lower than ' elsewhere. Service all that you could desire. N Clagett Company 111 UNION CITY, TENN. Give Attention to Interest Charges. A farmer is at present renting a good sized farm from another per son. He cleared last year $650 above expenses and interest on his investment in equipment. He has been making money in this way for several years and now has $3,000 in tha bank bearing 3 per cent in terest. He now has an opportunity to buy 90 acres of land for $8,000. He figures that he could make $900 on this farm above expenses of operat ing, but the interest on ' his addi tional investment would have to be deducted. Would his net profit be increased or decreased by his buy ing tha land? His profit would be decreased $155 per year. He would lose the Inter est on his $3,000 now in the bank at 3 or $106. Then he would have to borrow $5,000 at 6 per cent interest, and this would amount to $300. These added together make a total of $405 interest charge a year. This must be .taken from the $900 which he had after paying all other expenses, leaving him a net profit of $495 or $155 less than the $650 which he made by renting the land and depositing the surplus in the bank. Give more heod to interest charges. Increase in Wages. A report to the Department of Labor covering the six departments ofHhe iron and steel industry shows that, while not so pronounced as the rise in prices, wages increased since i5 Store XTRACOOH Clotiw fur Hoy- May, 1915, as follows: In blast furnaces, 62 per cent; in Bessemer converters, 58 per cent in open hearth 'furnaces, 36 per cent; in blooming mills, 35 per cent; in plate mills, 50 per cent; in eheet mills, 95 per cent. In nearly every case the bureau found men working ap proximately the same number of hours per week as in 1915. Since this report was compiled there have been additional increases of approximately 16 per cent. Disc Records for all talking ma chines. Dietzel's Jewelry Store. Non-Resident Notice. S. C. Wiley vs. S. A. Choate. Before W. W. Mays, Justiee of Peace of Obion County, Tennessee, at Union City. It appearing from the attachment in this cause, which is sworn to, that S. A. Choate is justly indebted to S. C. Wiley, the plaintiff, and that he resides out of the State; and an at tachment having been Issued and levied on the defendant's property, it is ordered that publication be made in The Commercial, a news paper published in the town of Un ion City, Tenn., for four consecutive weeks, requiring the said S. A. Choate to appear before W. W. Mays, a justice of the v peace of Obion County, Tennessee, at his office in the Thirteenth Civil District of Obion County, and in the town of Union City, Tennessee, on Monday, Oct. 14, 1918, at 1 o'clock p. m. and make defense to said suit or it will be proceeded with ex parte. This April 13, 1918. W. W. MAYS, Justice Peace Obion County. J. A. Whipple, Attorney for Plaint iff. 4-4t 9 II I HI ! it 1 1 Ml