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500 Party. Mrs. John Waddell entertained Tuesday afternoon with a 500 hun dred party for Miss Elizabeth Dantz ler, who is a popular Mississippi vis itor here. 555 Card Party. ' Mrs. Clem Burdick entertained at Tier home on First street for Miss Whitson, of Nashville, who is the house guest of Mrs. Chas. Hepner.' 555 A la Hoover. Mrs. Sue Nabors Logan entertain ed on Friday, complimentary to the Misses Steel and their guest, Miss Martha Herring, of Union City, Tenn. After assembling the guests were each asked to write answers as to what they would do in case of va rious emergencies, for example, "What would you do if the hostess failed to serve you any re freshments?" .One answer to this was ! would eat afterwards." The hostess did not fail in this instance, for the refreshments were delicious, abundant and yet adhered strictly to all of Mr. Hoover's mandates and were a very pleasant conclusion of a most delightful entertainment. Mansfield (La.) Enterprise Movies. "A Tale of Two Citie3," by Charles Dickens, and Wm. Farnum a3 Sidney Carton, was the bill at the Reynolds Theatre Wednesday evenin. Unlike all other Dickens stories there are no finger prints of the Dickens style in this work. It is undoubtedly a mas terpiece,' and the photoplay by Wm Fox is a wonderfully faithful por traiture of the story. Works like these are indeed uplifting, quite a contrast to the sensational and emo tional screen slime. Dickcna has in terlinked with the French revolution sdme strong characters in a story of wonderful human interest. It was said to-be by the famous Bob Inger soll the greatest work of Action, in his judgment, he ever read. Sidney Carton, a lawyer and a genius in his profession, but a derelict in the hab it of strong drink, thru his love for a good woman is stirred to the sac rifice of his life to save her and her loved ones, and he goes calmly to the guillotine as the aristocrat Evre monde, saying: "It is a far better thing that I do than I have ever done and a far better rest I go to .than I have ever known." The "Tale of Two Cities" may not be the best story ever written, but there are some characters created by Dickens that will live long after others are forgotten, and Sidney Carton stands out among these as One-of the most heroic. Who will ever forget Little Nell. One of the peers of England was one day found weeping, and being asked why his tears, he replied "Little Nell is dead." He had. Just finished reading the story of the "Old Curiosity Shop." , We have with us sometimes the IJriah Heeps and Pecksniffs, the Ttalph Nickelbys, but, thank good ness, we have more of the Cherryble brothers, the Tom Pinches, the Agnes Wickflelds, the Mark Tapleys, the Esther Summersons, and dozens of others whom Dickens has made the essence of the best in human char acter." A large audience saw the "Tale of Two Cities." Marriage Licenses. Roily McBride and Sudie Goff. Roy Dean and Lula Cr&nford. P. B. Stover and Lillle McCollom. F. O. Owens and Annie Darnell. Porter Pierce and Alma Bobb. The Shadows We Cast. "The Shadows We Cast" will be the subject of the sermon at the First Christian Church next Lords day morning. The minister is es pecially anxious that every member of the church will hear this- sermon. There is sure to be something for each one in it. . Don's forget to come to our Bible study at 10 a. m. sharp. The studies for the next three months will deal with Christian living and character. They will be most helpful to all. The young peoples meeting will help you ' to better appreciate the sermon at night. . Besides you will be doing much good in encouraging them. You are always welcome. J. RANDALL FARRIS, Minister. Red Cross Benefit. Editors Commercial: Please an nounce thru your paper that the W. C. T. U. will have an ice cream sup per next Saturday night, July 13, at the schoolhouse at Mount Pelia. The proceeds will be used for Red Cross and other war relief work. BLANCHE CALLICOTT, Cor. See. Martin, Tenn., R. F. D. 7. 30-DAY5-.CLEANIN.G-UP ET 1 O THEY MUST GO- SLIPPERS -THEY MUST GO We must have room for fall shoes arriving daily, and therefore we 'are offering all of our slippers to the public below cost price. Now is yoi time to buy slippers for we will sell them cheaper than ever before. They must go. -You'll find all styles and lasts, so come to Phil Hyman's Gut-price Store. SALE STARTS SATURDAY, JULY 6 Get your choice of these slippers at our sale price. Below you will find how cheap these slippers will sell : - , All of our Men's White, Palm Beach and other 01 QO shades Canvas Oxfords will be sold for Iliu0 - ' - SAI.E PRICE SALE PRICE Ladies' Brown $5.00 Oxfords. ... . $3.48 Men's $5.00 Slippers ........ . . : . . .$3.48 Ladies' $4.50 Patent Pumps 2.98 Men's $4.50 Slippers 2.98 Ladies' $3.50 Slippers 1.98 Men's $4.50 Brown English 2.98 Men's $7.00 English Dark Brown, $4.98. As the space is very small we cannot mention any more of oiir cut prices. We will ask you to come and be convinced that Phil Hyman cuts the price. Ddrfit RED CROSS NOTES. No quota has yet been received from Atlanta in the surgical dress ings department, so that room is still closed. Miss Annie Little, secretary of the Obion County chapter, is off visiting the different branches and auxiliaries in the county, so that we all may come in closer contact with each other as workers in this great cause. Thanks are due the following for their donations to the work: Mrs. Dock Carter, from salo of rooster, $2; E. W. White (colored), 55 cents; Miss Irma Hudson, $1; Mrs. George Posey, from sale of horse, $11; El bridge auxiliary, $39.03; Pierce Sta tion, $89.85. CHAIR. PUBLICITY COMMITTEE. Trying It Out. "Why did the Kaiser fire 'you?" "For making a speech which was not well received." "Tough luck, kamerad." "All the more since it was one he wrote himself." SURGEONS agree that in cases of Cuts, Burns, Bruises and Wounds, the FIRST TREATMENT is most im portant. When an EFFICIENT an tiseptic is applied promptly, there is no danger of infection and the wound begins to heal at once. For use on man or beast, BOROZONE is the IDEAL ANTISEPTIC and HEAL ING AGENT. Buy it now and be ready for an emergency. Price 25c, 60c. $1-00 and $1.50. Sold by Oliver Drug Co. P IP IF iATI Mfe TEnfis PROGRAM AT REYNOLDS THEATER FRIDAY FRANCES BUSHMAN O AND O BEVERLY BAYNE "With Neatness and Despatch" SATURDAY NIGHT ONLY ALICE BRADY IN "THE TRAP" MONDAY ALICE BRADY . IN "WOMAN AND WIFE" WEDNESDAY THEDA BARA IN "HER GREATEST LOVE" Prices 5 and 10 cents Doing hard work in a bent or stooping position puts a stitch in the back that is painful. If the muscles have become strained, you can't get rid of it without help. The great penetrating power of BALLARD'S SNOW LINIMENT will appeal to you most strongly at such times, be cause it is the very thing you need. Price 25c. 50c and $1.00 per bottle. Sold by Oliver Drng Co. out Pro Death of Baby. The friends of Mr. and Mrs. M. L. Pitzer sympathize with them deeply In the loss of their six-months-old baby boy, whose death took place Wednesday morning, July 10, 1918, at 1:30 o'clock. Funeral was con ducted from the residence Wednes day afternoon by Rev. J. R. Farris. Remains were interred at East View Cemetery. Nailling Hospital Notes. Mrs. Jessie Bell, of Hickman, un derwent a very serious operation Sunday. Her condition is very fa vorable. Mrs. G. p. West has returned to Hickman after an operation for gall stones. ' Mr. Pratt Jennings was operated on Wednesday for fractured wrist and disjocated elbow Joint. Patient doing nicely. Mrs. Sallie B. Miller, of Hornbeak, was operated on for complicated trouble. She i3 reported as doing nicely. - Miss Effle Isbell, of Cayce, Ky., is in the hospital for an appendicitis operation. Always a Way. "A New York scissors grinder complains that the authorities won't let him blow his horn." "He'd better put his outfit in a Jitney car. Then he can blow his horn as much as ( he, likes." SALE ore SALEM. Rev. G. T. Sellarswill fill his regular appointment at this place next Sunday afternoon , at 2:30 o'colck. - Born to Mr.wvd Mrs. Hardy Craw ford last weekfeasrftgirl. Miss Erma Hudson, of Union City, spent a few days this week with Miss Varene Logan. r Mr. and Mrs. Hugh" Caldwell and little Bon, Wilford Harris, of Clay ton, spent Saturday night with Mrs. Caldwell's parents, Mr. and Mrs. W. T. Harris. Mrs. Rosa Logan was a visitor in Union City last Sunday in the home of her daughter, Mrs. Clarence Hen shaw, and family. Mr. and Mrs. Cloys were the Sun day guests of Mr. and Mrs. Henry Corum and family. Mr. and Mrs. Charley Harris at tended the flag service at Shady Grove Sunday afternoon. Mr. and Mrs. C. W. Roberts and family spent the Fourth at Reelfoot Lake. Mr. Jay'Hinshaw, of Hayti,' Mo., is a visitor in this community with old-time friends Mr. Eugene Ferguson is, reported very sick .with fever at this writing. Children and grandchildren of Mr. and Mrs. H. I. Houser gathered at their home, last Sunday and surprised them with 'a basket dinner in honor of Mrs. Houser'a birthday. .Ton can hear the latest records at Harpole-Walker Furniture Co. RIVES. Mrs. Walter Howell and children, of Louisville, were recent house guests of Mrs. Knox Harper. Mr. and Mrs. Ike Hughes, of Hub bard, Texas, were end of the week, visitors of Mr. and Mrs. E. T. Mitch ell. H. L. Lanieve and wife, of Mem phis, were welcome visitors here the past week with relatives and friends. Mr. and Mrs. Lanieve were traveling thru in their car with full supplies for camping at Tate Springs. While in this vicinity Mr. Lanieve was giv en an outing on the river," which re sulted in a fine catch of fish and a bag of squirrels. A gypsy tea was given in honor of Mrs. ( Lanieve out in the lovely woods lot of Mrs. Jane Wade. Some fifty guest enjoyed the occasion. . Mrs. Dave Hooper, at the sugges tion of her family physician, has been a visitor of one of the dental parlors of Union City tjie past few days, seeking relief from rheuma tism by having her teeth removed. Messrs. Geo. Bowden and Will Mountjoy, of Martin, relativ.es of Mrs. T. P. Callicott, passed thru to Reelfoot Lake for a few days outing. Mrs. A. L. Brevard and Misses Gerald Steele and Vallie Feild, of Union City, were late social visitors with Mrs. W. J. Caldwell. Mrs. Cald well tells us her son, Capt. W. B. Caldwell, now in overseas duty, re ports France a country worth fight ing for. The families of Will and Tom Starnes visited in the county seat Friday to see a nephew, Tom Starnes, of Obion, leaving for a training camp. "Thanks to the Lord, I am 2t years old to-day," was a witty truth of an old lady , her eighties, who the past week in Texas had her first authoritative visit at the voting poles in a primary election. Miss Ola Petty is in the middle part of the State visiting relatives in Plnewood and Waverly. Archie Shipp, of Camp Gordon, writes home that the length and breadth of his camp is twelve milea and that already there are 70,000 men there with more arriving daily; also that a splendid repast was served on the Fourth. The women have boarded the "slow train thru Arkansas" and now may show their citlzens'by voting. E. T. Mitchell and family gave, their guests, Mr. and Mrs. Hughes, of Texas, an outing to Hickman and Reelfoot Lake. Quite a few of the younger set gatfiered in the home of O. H. Clcm mons Thursday evening to give the son of the home, John F., who was leaving the following day for navy service, a farewell call. The toll of totally blind soldiers reach a large percentage in this the world war. Thru the sanction of Congress there is an auxiliary fund for the purpose of teaching the re turned blinded soldiers a vocation. Therefore take notice that Saturday afternoon you will have the privi lege of bidding for a thorobred white embden gander, the proceeds 6f which goes, for this purpose. The auction will be held on business front about 3 o'clock. Keep an out look and a loose purse string. It is not generally known that each person in a family is allowed three pounds of sugar per month. This is about three pints and should prove ample for a wartime appetite. ' Subscribers to "Every Week," a delightful weekly visitor, after the order of the American Magazine, and published by the same company, re gret, owing to the zone system, it is discontinued. W. L. Womack spent the end of the week In Nashville to be with his brother who is entering the service. Mrs. Ellie Brown, of Mountain Grove, Mo., is the guest of her moth er, Mrs. Jane Wale. Threshing of wheat will be fin ished in this locality this week. The sample is said to be fairly good. For want of storage a lot of the wheat is already on the market. R. L. Shipp and wife and Mrs. Clarence Bryson visited in the home of Tillman Shipp Sabbath, over in Number Thirteen, west of the coun ty seat. , Mrs. J. M. Howard; of Trenton, is a visitor this ,week in the homes of W. J. Caldwell and W. W. Agnew. Our Exportation of Silver. 1 Sixty-four million silver dollars have been melted into bullion by the United States Treasury, most of which has been exported to India. Fifty-eight million" dollars of silver certificates have been withdrawn from circulation and destroyed as the silver on which they wore se cured was melted down. The Treas ury still holds 426,000,000 silver dollars, against which $390,000,000 in silver certificates are outstanding. New-Federal reserve bank notes of the denominations of $1 and $2 are being issued to replace the silver certificates withdrawn.