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Men's Cloth atjLowest Prices PITFORM,7 W. G. PHONE 111 The Passing of John Biggart. I have Just recently heard of the passing of John Biggart to the spir itual world. Having known him for the past twenty-five years I wish to gently lay a flower on his grave In the form of an expression of my view of his noble character. Ha was nnnr bo far a.3 thla world's goods are concerned, and he had lit tle education as the world counts education. The lack of these serves to emphasize the more the noble traits of his sterling character. Not that poverty or Illiteracy are essen tial to goodness, but that the lack of them brings goodness more clearly to Ticw. .While he was poor he was honest. While he was uneducated he was meek. To live right was the chief aim of his life. To provide for his home, which he did in a comfortable way, was the first duty of his life. He prefcrcd an honorablo occupa tion, however humble it might be, to any dishonorable business. He worked in the forests. He tilled the soil. He worked in the mills, where he all but lost his life once, and was disabled for mannual labor for the reat of his life. Unlike many other men who meet similar fates, he re fused to beg his bread and throw himself upon public charity. He sought and found an occupation for which he was fitted that of flag ging a rail road crossing which position he filled with credit to the end of his life on earth, or till he was no longer able to leave his home. He was ten year at the one crossing in Union City. When I passed thru the city it was never too hot, too dusty nor the weather too severe for me to walk over to his little cabin on the crossing to have a visit with him. As I saw him walk to and fro with his signal-flag in his hand warning the people of the danger and protecting them, I thought, "how appropriate is this occupation to his real character!" He was con stantly on the crossings of life's highways warning his fellowman of the spiritual dangers about them. Methinks he shall desire no higher occupation in the heavenly land than to stand guard at the crossings of Real Estate and Insurance DOJYOU WANT INSURANCE? Life, Health and Accident or Fire, placed in the best com panies at the best rates. We can please you. If you want to sell your farm or house and lot we cat; furnish the buyer. We handle property on a commission basis only and will be fair to the buyer and seller. White', a quinn Real Estate and Insurance , ... WE HAVE the finest clothing store in town the best selections in clothing from the best makers. Yet you'll find our prices lower than elsewhere. We know how to buy and we want your trade that's the reason. Our range of suits, overcoats and fur nishings covers all that we can recom mend. Ederheimer-Stein Suits for young men at $18.00. $22.00 and $25.00. And, if anything goes wrong, your money back. Men's New Oxfords of the leading makes at $4.00, $5.00, $6.00, $7.00 Spring Hats, all the new colors, at $3.00, $3.50, $2.50 Manhattan Shirts $2.00, $2.50, . $3.00 Ide Guaranteed Shirts $1.00, $1.25, $1.50 New Spring Style Hosiery and Neckwear Come in and see the new things. Clagett Company heaven's highways. I doubt not that, when I shall have passed over, I shall see him standing at some cross ing with the flag of divine truth in his hand ready to guide me to my heavenly home. He was my friend in my boyhood days. As I rose to higher positions in life and traveled the country over I never forgot him. He was, and is still my friend. He is gone, but he is not dead. He is more alive to-day than ever before. His ma terial and mental poverty will not prevent his being rich and wise in the world where riches and wisdom are possessed according to the life in this world. Not those who possess the most, but those who use most wisely what they possess, be it great or little, shall have the most in the other world. John Biggart leaves an example which is worthy of being regarded as a model. Those who passed him by as an humble flagman without knowing the real man within the crippled form, have missed an op portunity. A rich legacy from his spiritual estato is left with his only two daughters, Bessie and Dana, whom I have known almost from their infancy. Mrs. Biggart, who, with the two daughters, is left to mourn his loss, is a woman ( whose noble traits were not surpassed by those of her husband. My deepest sympathy is hereby ex tended to the bereaved family, who, I trust, will take comfort In the fact that the husband and father is not dead, but more alive, and just be ginning to reap the harvest which he sowed in this life. WM. G. STOCKTON. Pittsburgh, Pa. Card of Thanks. We wish to thank each and every one for the many kindnesses shown to our dear brother and uncle, Charlie Andrews, during his recent illness and death. Each thoughtful deed was appreciated, as were also the lovely flowers. May Ood's choicest blessings rest upon each of you is our prayer. Mr. and Mrs. Geo. Hughes and Family, Mrs. H. C. Davidson and Daughter, Miss Be atrice Tune. in Young UNION CITY LOCAL AND PERSONAL. Sergt. Thurman Talley was up home from Millington Sunday. Mrs. Rush Brantley was a visitor last week with her sister in Nash ville. Mr. and Mrs. Sterling Stono have a child who is very ill of spinal trouble. Best cigars in town at Dannie's Cafe. Mr. and Mrs. J. T. Stevens and auto party from Hickman were In the city Sunday. Messrs. Bob Fox and Alex Smith, of Obion, were business visitors in the city Monday. Mrs.' N. W. Turney went to Ful ton last week to visit her daughter, Mrs. R. S. Williams. Disc Becordi for all talking ma chines. Dietzel'i Jewelry Store. F. I. Derby, the shorthorn cattle king of the South, was a visitor in Union City this week. - Mr. and Mrs. Walter Forrester and children and Mr. Bud Jackson were visitors in Troy Sunday. Mr. and Mrs. T. J. Easterwood mo tored to Troy Sunday, Mrs. Easter wood remaining for a few days visit. Break your Cold or LaOrippe with a few doses of 666. Mrs. Guy Tucker and children and Mrs. Ivan Beasley and children, of Fulton, wero in Union City Sunday. Don't miss it. Tou will regret it. Clara Kimball Young in "The" Com mon Law" "at Reynolds Theatre, Monday' night. ' , Car load of Screen Doors. Union City lumber Company. Mrs. Victoria Curry, of Sturgis, Ky., and Mrs. J. P. Hill, of Nebo, Ky., visited Dr. and Mrs. J.'D. Carl ton this week. Mrs. Belle Berryhill has returned from a visit to Memphis and. leaves in a few days to visit relatives and friends in Missouri. - Mr. and Mrs. Jas. W. Pressly and daughter, Lizzie Stephens, and Miss Anna May Pressly, of Troy, were in the city Tuesday afternoon. Patronize home and eat Dahnke's Victory Bread. Baked daily." Mrs. Elmer Teaguo and baby, of RIdgoly, were visitors this week with Mrs. Teague's parents, Dr. and Mrs. T. E. Marshall, near the city. Mrs. W. W. Morris and son, Dud ley, Mrs. R. S. Murphy and Mrs. Alice Murphy, of Fulton, were in Union City, Sunday as visitors. Mr. Ferd Kirby left Sunday night, returning to his command at Ports mouth, New Hampshire, after a very pleasant visit In Union City. He was here with his p&rents, Mr. and Mrs. L S. Kirby. . Mr. Wayne Monrotus fell last Sat urday from a ladder and sustained some fraetures of the sholdcr bones. Two of the bone3 of the left shoulder were broken. Mr. Jeff Kee, of St. Louis, was here this week, coming down to see his wffe and little daughter, who have been visiting Mr. and Mrs. Will Bryan on Ury street. Rev. J. W. Carnell, of Troy, was a -Saturday visitor, accompanied by his mother, who has been visiting the minister'c family at Troy. 1 She was returning to Huntingdon. BEWABD For the return of a heart-shaped brooch, set with pearls. 4-lt B. H. BUST. Miss Kate Smith, a trained nurse of Nashville, who has been nursing Mr. Chas. Everett thru a very serious illness, has returned home. Mr. Everett is gaining his health rapid ly- .... S. S. Hudspeth, a former citizen, now of Caruthersville, Mo., came in laot week and was a very welcome visitor in this office. Mr. Hudspeth has been located at Caruthersville for some years. Screen the fly. Car load of Screen Doors just received. Union City Lumber Company. It's the simplest thing in the world to use Hyomei and" end catarrh. Breathe the medication through the little Inhaler in every outfit and you will get relief at once. Money back if it fails. Oliver's Drug Store. Mi38 Mary Kieser, of Little Rock, Ark., was a visitor in Union City this week in the home of her sister, Mrs. D. A. Luten. Miss Kieser was on her way to Lexington, Ky., for a visit with relatives and friends. A large assortment of ladies' silk dresses, right up to the minute, at low prices, as they are sample dresses and will be sold at half price at Phil Hyman's Cut Price Store. The many friends of Mr. Charley Everett, who is recovering from an illness with which he suffered nearly all the winter, are glad to see him out again. He was in town Tuesday shaking hands and receiving con gratulations. Misses Mar jorio Adam3 and Alice Nash left Monday afternoon, going to Corinth, and from there on the Memphis Special to Washington City, where they are to bo accepted in the service of the War Department as typists. The friends in Unln City tender them the kindest wishes. A. D. Noe, of this city, agent for the Metropolitan Life Insurance Co., informs us that his company has pledged the sale of a given amount of War Savings and Thrift Stamps, and that his allotment is 4,000. Of this Mr. Noe says he has sold up to the first of the week fl,100 and ex pects to have the entire amount long before the time limit for the sale of these stamps. Diso Becords for all talking ma chines. Dietzel's Jewelry Store. Mr. and Mrs. W. D. Coburn, of St. Louis, passed thru the city Monday on their way to Mobile for a few days visit. This is a trip given to the newlyweds by the M. & O. R. R. Co. complimentary to Mr. Coburn, whose life work has been with the road, and whose loyalty and effi ciency are recognized in this man ner. Mr. Coburn is kindly remem bered herev Miss Clara McConncll has recent ly returned from a month's visit to Barlow, Ky., the guest of Mrs. H. A. Butts. - Miss McConnell has been with her sister, Mrs. Will Sowell, most of the time since Christmas, but will locate in Hickman this week with her father and mother, Mr.' and Mrs. R. Y. McConnell, in the house Just vacated by Mr. and Mrs. Sanger, next door to Dr. H. E. Prather's. General Waddcll and his daugh ter, Miss Annie V., of Osceloa, Ark., were in the city last week visiting relatives and friends. They were entertained in the homo of Mr. and Mrs. Seid Waddell. Our former friend and citizen for a number of years was a cotton grower. He is now interested in the real estate business, and every year of his resi dence in Arkansas has brought him the largest measure of success. No one is more kindly remembered back home in Union City than General, as everybody knew him. He began here in the grocery business as de livery clerk and when he left was probably as well known and as popu lar with the trade as any merchant ever engaged in business here. But his adopted State Deemed to "have greet er fortune for him, and he be gan to climb the road to success un til he is well over the top, one of the influential, useful and well-to-do business men of his city and county. Ho and his estimable family have the kindest wishes of the Union City frionds. ..- MI UNION CITY, TENN. Here is your chance of buying New Merchandise at Old Prices. We need the room for goods coming in every day Few of Our Prices Dress Ginghams, per yard . .20c Percale, per yard 15c Brown Domestic, 36 in wide 15c Bleached " better than Hope. . . 19c Ladies' house aprons . . . . . .50c We are offering everything in house at sale prices, below market prices. Ladies' New Suits, Coats, Silk Dresses at half price. It will pay you to come. Shoes Shoes Shoes Below Cost One lot Ladies' Slippers'. ... $1.95 One lot Shoes 1.95 One lot Men's Work Shirts, thick........ 50c Men's Overalls, per pair 1.45 Mens and Boys Clothing at Half Price It will pay you to come and look. Don't forget the place Bros. Sale starts Sat. Mch. 30 Lasts 30 days 0. W. Sturgis. Bro. George W. Sturgis was born April 13, 1849, and passed Into the eternal world April 2, 1918. Age 69 years, 11 months and 20 days. Ho was born again at the age of 18 and soon after united with the Bap tist Church near him. He moved his membership' to Antioch in Obion County when he moved there, and then a few years ago, when he went to Martin to make that his new home, he carried his church letter there and remained a member until death. He was a true, consecrated, big hearted, noble spirited man. He loved his church and helped, to sup port it. He enjoyed the services, and often went when ho was not able. Bro. Sturgis spent his last days with his daughter, Mrs. John Aus tin, in Ridgely. He was sick for several weeks and all that kind and loving hands could do was done for him. ' The last time I talked with him about death he said, "I never have been quite so ready to go as I am now. As soon as the Master wants to call me I am ready." When the last moment came he closed his eyes and went away without "a struggle. Forty-six years ago he was united in marriage to Miss Ruth Ferguson, and she was called by her Saviour eight months ago.. Don't you know it was happy for them to meet again laot Tuesday evening? Bro. Sturgis leaves behind eight children and several grandchildren. One of the children is a very excel lent preacher, Bro. D. Sturgis. We know that the 103s ef the loved ones is great, but remember that Father has , met bis last enemy and by the blood of Christ has over come him. So let's thank God for Bro. Sturgis' consecrate.! life and do all we can to honor the Saviour who made death a sleep for him. Funeral conducted by writer at Antioch church in the presence of many of his old frionds and neigh bors. H. W. STIGLER. Rev. and Mrs. H. A. Butts and sons, Paul and Edmond, of Barlow, Ky., were here with friends this week. Rev. Butts having been called to take part In the patriotic service at Mount Zion Sunday night. FOR SALE Some fine registered Red Polled cows with calves, and some weaning heifers and bulls ready for service. E, R. Henry, R. F. D. No. 4. Hickman, Ky. l-4tpd ::t o)liJ) :j if Death of Mrs. L. XL Stevenson. Mrs. Lydia May Stevenson, wife of L. H. Stevenson, died at Asheville, N. C, on the 7th Inst., after an ill ness of two years. Mrs. Stevenson bad been in Asheville twenty months, after leaving Union City. She was reared here in tho home of Mr. and Mrs. S. D. Tates. She was married to Mr. Stevenson about eight years ago and located in Cairo. There are two children, Margaret and Her schel Jr. The little girl is with Mrs. L. D. Wilson in Metropolis. Mrs. Stevenson was a niece of Mr. Melvin Spain. She was about twenty-six years of age, a member of the Baptist Church and devoted Chris tian wife and mother. The remains were interred at East View, wittti services at the residence of Mr. Yates, conducted by Revs. H. A Todd and R. M. Walker. The pall bearers were as follows: Ed Dietzel, Ben Hughes, Harris Parks, Sherman Sutherland, Joe Prieto, Cullie Witherlngton. Death of little Boy. Mr. and Mrs. Joe Ratliff have the sympathy of the entire community in the loss of their son and only child, Victor, age" two years, who died of pneumonia at the homo of his grandparents, Dr. and Mrs. E. L. Williams, at Crystal Monday afternoon, April 1. Ho was a very attractive child, as he was uncom monly large to his age and very uiigui ttuu iiiLeiiificui. no was mtr light of the home, the Joy and pride of fond parents and loving grand parents. Oh, it is so hard to have to give up these precious Jewels, but God, the alwise father; knows best and we have to submit to his will. Funeral services were held at An tioch Tuesday afternoon at 2 o'clock, conducted by Revs. Lampkin and McGlotherin, after which the little body was laid to rest in the ceme tery near by beneath a bed of flow ers. -Dear little hands, I miss them so, . All thru the day wherever I go. All LUX U IUQ UlgUb UVH lUUCljf Ifc. .... seems, -.- v -T ., ' For no little hands wake me out of L ' my dreams, i ....,., I miss them all thru the weary hours, I miss them as others do sunshine - and flowers; ""' Daytime or nightime wherever I go Dear little hands, I miss them so. H. C.