Social and Personal
. Miss Lcla Pryor and Mr. Brown
Sanders, of the vicinity of Troy
were united in marriage Monday
evening at the parsonage by Rev. J
The bride is a daughter of Mr. and
Mrs. Jas. H. Pryor, the groom a well
kntwn young man of that com
Congratulations are freely extended,
' The attendants on the occasion
-were Miss Esther Vaughn and Mr,
Robt. Harrison. .
Mrs. J. W. Burney had as her
guests last wreek her niece, Miss Del
la Pierce, and W. W. Pierce, Jr., of
Trimble, and on Friday gave the
' little folks, thirty in number, in
their honor, a party. Music, songs
and select readings was one of the
enjoyable features of the afternoon,
after which games of all kinds were
played on the lawn for quite a while
At 5 o'clock an ice and salad course
was served. Mrs. Burney was assist
ed by Miss Maroella Davidson, Miss
Allie,May Little and Miss Mary
., !! .
The young people of Union City
gave a very delightful dance at the
' Elks Hall last Tuesday night. There
were many visitors here, some twen
ty or more towns being represented,
and the hospitality pf Union City was
never more appreciated."
Among the out-of-town visitors
'were Misses Nettie Bell Hoar, Mrs.
J. M. Hoar. Misses Marjofie Alford,
' Pearl Rice, Virginia Field3, Ann
' Burns, Clarice Webb, Monnett Thet
ford, Mayme Jones, Helen Browder,
Mr. and Mrs. N. G. Cooke, Mrs. C. E,
Rice, Mrs. R. M. Alford, Flournoy
Taylor, Freeman Carpenter, Guy
Farmer, Gideon Willingham, Louis
"Weaks, , Claude Freeman, Frank
White, Joe Albritton, Edward Whit
nel, Dudley Meacham, Leon Ryan,
Mesdames Browder and Fields from
Messrs. J. C. Slaton, John Nixon,
Max Pillar, Parker Greene, John Ed
. -ward Tarrant, Sam ' Latimer, Wiley
Adkins, Miss Date Fowlkes from
Misses Celeste Roberts, Annie Lee
Brown, Bess Choate, Camille Barrett,
Messrs. Edwin Prather, Clarence
Reid, Jim Briggs, Dave Leibovltz,
Drewy ' Bondurant, Henry Cogle,
Shirley Cloar, J. 0. West from Hick
Misses Mary Burnett Webb, Lu
cile Robinson, Janle Anderson,
Messrs. Jim Webb, Herbert Coving
ton, William Hunt from' Mayfleld.
Messrs. Chas. Lavender, Knox Mur
phy, ClagettMartln, Otis Freeman,
Robert Price, Miss Alva D. Jolley
Misses Mary Snow Tipton, Grace
Misses Obion Pope, Myrtle Jones,
Mr. Tom Wade, Kenton.
"Mrs. Morton, Miss Hallie Morton,
Mr. Harris, Paris.
Miss Ruth Moss, Nashville.
Miss Mary Cheatham, Gibbs.
Misses Mary. Frances Shelton and
Ida Scate Flegal, Clinton.
Mr. James Swearengen, , Memphis.
Messrs. Wm. Greenhill, James Shel
ton, Mr. Boyd and Mr. Downing,
Mr. Horace Fishman, Jackson.
Mr. Leslie Bachrig, Brownsville.
Messrs, J. B. Cullen, Bohert
Short, Clinton Warmath, . Loyd
' 4 58S
The Missionary Society of the
Christian Church gave a picnic at
the home of Mrs. Clifford Joyner
west of town' yesterday. , '
Mr. Will Lannom gave a most en
joyable gypsy tea last Thursday
night. A large crowd of young folks
enjoyed the occasion. ' ,
Misses Juna Reynolds and Joanie
Garth gave a reception Friday after
'rfbon in honor of their guest, Miss
Katherine Provost, of Nashville.
Miss Mary Clive Lannom gave a
gypsy tea Monday evening, which
"Svae enjoyed by a largo crowd of
young folks. After supper a picture
how party was the feature of the
Miss Juna Reynolds gave a gypsy
tea Wednesday evening in honor of
Miss Katherine Provost of Nashville.
Mrs. J D. Carlton entertained
last night for her Sunday school
class. "' , ''"
When the -', baby Is suffering the
double affliction of hot wither and
bowel disorders, the remtdy needed
is McGEES BABY ELIXIR. It re
duces the feverish condition, cor
rects the stomach and check loose
nees of the bowels. Price 25c and
500 per nettle. Sold bjr Oliver's Drug
Sunday . School.
Are Mayfleld people better than
Union' City people?
The Baptist Sunday school there
had S06 present on the 21st ult. and
a few less the Sunday preceding it.
All our schools combined would not
What is wrong with us? It re
quires some effort on the part of
anyone to go, some sacrifice, and for
the betterment of the town and the
world, all should go.
We are endeavoring to make our
school attractive as wll as Instruc
tive, and beginning at 10 o'clock, we
will have an anthem by, the beauty
chorus and a male quartet by the
If you read your Bible daily and
have family prayers, you may not
need the Bible school; otherwise
CHRISTIAN BIBLE SCHOOL. '
BED CBOSS NOTES.
Another shipment of sweaters and
sock yarn has been received and the
chairman of the knitting department
wishes the auxiliaries and knitters
over the county to call orsend for
this yarn right away, so that the
knitted articles may be ready when
cold weather begins to come.
The work of this chapter for a year
has been finished and Mr. Harry
Vincent has audited the treasurer's
books, a full statement of which is
published in this week's paper. Mr.
Vincent spent a lot of time in doing
this and in making a report to head
quarters, all of which he gladly gave
to the work. Mr. Hunter Elam also,
gave his services as Notary Public
and the chapter gives them both a
hearty vote of thanks. ;'.,..
Attention is again called to mem
bership dues. The dues aretme dol
lar per year and those whose time is
up will please renew by sending
money to Miss AnniC Little, secre
tary, or to Mrs. R. A. Napier, treas
urer. A quilt has been donated by Mrs
Jim Forrester, which will be sold
later at an opportune time and the
money turned over to the chapter.
The following words of praise were
received in a letter from Atlanta to
Mrs.- Swiggart, director of woman's
work: "The spirit of sacrifice that
the noble women of your community
are showing is worthy of the highest
commendation. This office is anxious
to serve your chapter in any way It
can to make it an even larger active
force for the saving of American
manhood on the battlefields of
France,, and the winning of the war
for the principles for which America
stands. Cordially yours, C. E. Lovett,
Allotment Division, Bureau of De
CHAIR. PUBIiCITY COMMITTEE
Send Him a Paper.
(By H. L. R. J. B. Mo.)
Said a private in the army as he
chattered to his mates,
I wonder what they're doing in old
Union City. ,
Is Chas. D. still running around?
Is old "Punch" stifl Jerking sodas at
the Red Cross?
I wish I had a paper from the home
town, old or new,
An' could read about the pe)pUJ un'
the places that I know.
I can't get interested in the daily
mails or Times,
I want the home town paper with its
latest local crimes.
I'm wondering "who has married since
the day I marched away,
Whc's been buried, since I left there
. oh, it seems so long ago
For a copy of the paper I would give
up two montho pay.
There's so much I'd like to read of
an' so much I want to know.
Said a pr'vate in the army, "It's a
funny thing to me,
But they seem to think a paper we
don't ever want to see.
They write us cheerful letters an'
they Bend us things to cat;
They send us good tobacco, an' we're
mighty grateful, too;
But they plumb forget a paper form
the old town down thero
Is a thing we'd never part with till
we'd read it thru- and thru."
To the Creditors of J. E. Avants,
By order of the Clerk of the Coun
ty Court of Obion County, Tennes
see, notice is hereby given to all per
sons having claims against the estate
of J. R. Avants, deceased, to appear
and file the same with the Clerk of
said court, authenticated as pre
scribed by law, on or before Novem
ber 1, 1918, as the insolvency of
said estate has been suggested, and
any claim not filed on or before said
date will be forever barred, both in
law and in equity.
July 31, 1918. 19-2t
W. T. CALL.
Administrator of J. R. Avants,
Miss Ida Spikes, of Dallas, Texas
is in for the vacation.
J. F. Holloway was a recent busi
ness visitor in Nashville. Mr. Hoi
loway has sold his grocery business
to Will Maneese and this week is
looking over lands in Missouri and
Misses Lillian and Mary Ella Bark
er have come in home from a pleas
ant visit In Obion.
School opens Monday at Harper's
Valley with Mrs. Glcnnio Phebus in
Miss Corinne Cotton, of Covington
is the guest of Mr. and Mrs. Hal
Will Witherspoon spent the past
ten days in and near Centreville.
Horace Thorne, a young man of
the depot force, is having a five-room
bungalow erected in Moore addition
Rev. Robt. Bonner, of Dallas, Tex
as, in fqr a ten-days visit with his
brother, Hon. T. J. Bonner, left Wed
nesday for homo.
School opens here on the 19th of
this month, which is a precedent for
the Rives school.
H. L.Laneive and famil, en route
home from Tate Spring, were fcero
part of, the week. '
The ownership of the telegraph
and telephone service by the Govern
ment is estimated to release 10,000
young men for service and also to be
a financial saving of 25 per cent, be
sides, as in the railroad control, giv
ing better service. .
Outings are very popular Jtf3t now
A large crowd of some seventy-five
citizens enjoyed Tuesday of the past
week at Bluebank in Lake County
Some of the party went by Samburg
and bought enough fish for dinner.
The following day the Pheasant Hill
neighborhood had a fish fry, and
this week other parties have been on
the lake, among whom were Mrs. O.
H. Clemmons and the Misses Clem-
mons and their ! guests, Messrs;
Stokes, of Jackson, also Mr. Hugh
Boya and family, of Atoka, guests of
Rev. J.' L. Boyd. . '
Chillian Palmer is in Ridgely,
guest of Mrs. R. E. Hellcn.
Rev.' and Mrs. Gentry Reynolds, of
Kenton, and Mrs. Walter Howell and
children, of Louisville, were end of
the week visitors of Mrs. Knox Har
Miss Ruth Hughes has accepted
the Whitesido school, which opens
the first of September. .'-'
Mr. and Mrs. Austin Carter, of
Louisville, are guests of Mr. and Mrs
W. V. Carter.
Constipation li the starting point
for many serious diser.ses. To ' be
healthy, keep the bowels activo and
regular: HERBINE wHl remove all
accumulations in the bowels and put
the system in prime condition. Price
60c. Sold by Oliver's Drug Store.
Kept Busy Printing Stamps.
The National War Savings Com
mittee authorizes the following:
An index to the success of the
June war savings campaign is found
in the fact that, despite the heavy
reserve supply of war savings stamps
accumulated in banks and post of
fices thruout the 6ountry in prepara
tion for the campaign, the further
requisitions upon the Bureau of En
graving at Washington were so
heavy as to exhaust the supply of
war savings and thrift stamps there.
At one time last week the Bureau of
Engraving was forced temporarily
to cease entirely the production of
postage 'stamps and to concentrate
exclusively on the production of war
Every hour brings to the Wash
ington headquarters of the National
War Savings Committoe further en
couraging reports as to the result of
the June campaign. Among the
States claiming success are Alabama,
Arizona, California (North), Cali
fornia (South), Colorado, Connecti
cut, Iowa, Kansas, Louisiana, Missis
sippi, Montana, Nebraska, North
Carolina, North Dakota, Oklahoma,
Oregon, Pennsylvania (West), South
Dakota, Tennessee, Utah, West Vir
Surgeons agree that in cases of
Cuts, Burns, Bruises and Wounds,
the FIRST TREATMENT is most ta
portant. When an EFFICIENT 'an
tiseptic ia applied promptly, there is
no danger of infection and the
wound begins to heal at once. For
use on man or beast, BOROZONE i3
the IDEAL ANTISEPTIC and HEAL
ING AGENT. Buy it now and bo
ready for an emergency. Price 25c,
50c, $1.00 and $1.50. Sold by
Oliver's Drug Store.
I want to thank my friends and
customers for their business given
me while in the employ of Mr. S. D.
Wooslcy and wish to state now that
having decided to engage in the
clothing and shoe business I am
now employed as 3ale3man by W.
G. Clagett Co., and having largo and
complete stocks will appreciate any
business my friends will give me and
can assure them of good merchandise
at the very lowest prices. Come in
and see me when In town, whether
you want to buy or not.
' CARL B. HICKOK.
Senator Shields on Suffrage.
My Dear Senator: I feel so deep
ly the possibilities latent in the vote
which is presently to be taken by the
Senate, on the suffrage amendment
that I am going to , take a liberty
which, in ordinary circumstances, 1
should not feel justified in taking,
and ask you very frankly if it will
not be possible for you to vote for
I feel that much of the morale of
this country and of the world, and
not a little of the faith which the
rest of the world will repose in our
sincere adherence to democratic prin
ciples, will depend upon the action
which the Senate takes in this now
critically important matter. If it
were merely a domestic question, or
if the times were normal, I would
not feel that I could make a direct
request of this sort, but the times
are so far from normal, the fortunes
of nations are so linked together,
the reactions upon the thought of
the world are so sharp and involve
such momentous issues, that .J. know
that you will indulge my unusual
course of action and permit me to
beg very earnestly that you will lend
your aid in clearing atay the diffl
culties which will undoubtedly beset
us if the amendment is not adopted
With much respect,- sincerely
yours, WOODROW WILSON.
SENATOR SHIEL'S REPLY.
My Dear Mr. President: Your val
ued letter, concerning the joint reso
lution proposing an amendment to
the Federal Constitution favoring
equal suffrage, now pending in the
United States Senate, has challenged
my most thoughtful consideration, as
do all your views upon public mat
The resolution involves ' funda
mental questions affecting the sov
ereignty and powers of the Federal
and State governments most im
portant and vital to the people of
the State which I have the honor in
part to represent in the United States
Senate and those of States with
which they are closely allied in all
social, economical and governmental
interests,' upon which I have most
profound convictions unfavorable to
it, known and, I believe, approved
by the great majority of the people
of. Tennessee arrived at after full
consideration of conditions existing
when I voted against! a similar one
some years ago and those now con
fronting our country.
The reasons for my conclusions
are ithose controlling tho majority of
my colleagues from the Southern
States, well known to you and which
would not be interesting to here re
state. ' , , . .
If I could bring myself to believe
that the adoption of the resolution
would contribute to the successful
prosecution of the war we are wag
ing with Germany I would unhesi
tatingly 'vote for it, because my
whole heart and soul is involved in
bringing it to a victorious issue, and
I am willing to sacrifice everything
save the honor and freedom of our
country in aiding you to accomplish
that end, but I have been unable to
do so. "
We cannot reasonably expect the
proposed amendment to be ratified
within less than two years, and the
discussion of it would unquestion
ably divert the minds and energies
of the people from the one great ab
sorbing subject before us the win
ning of the war by involving those
at many States in a most bitter con
troversy, contrary to our earnest de
sire for that unity of thought and
action of the American people now
so imperatively required!
These are my sincere convictions,
but out of my very high respect for
your views I will continue to give
your suggestions my most thought
ful and earnest consideration.
With the highest respect, I am,
JOHN K. SHIELDS.
PRESIDENT'S SECOND LETTER.
My Dear Senator: Thank you
very sincerely for your frank letter
of yesterday about the suffrage
amendment. I realize the weight of
the arguments that have controlled
your attitude in this matter, and
I would not have written as I did if
I had not thought that the passage
of the amendment at this time was
an essential psychological element in
the conduct of the war for democ
racy. 1 am led by a single sentence
in your letter, therefore, to write to
say that I do earnestly believe that
our action upon this amendment will
have an important and immediate
influence upon the whole atmosphere
and morale of the nations engaged in
the war, and every day I am coming
to see how supremely important that
side of the whole thing is. We can
win if we have the will to win. '
Cordially and sincerely yours,
A good conscience is to the soul
what good health is to the body.
Glasses made by Dr. Scott help both
health and conscience.
Great little Annihiiators.
Having until the past few days
scoffed at the idea that there were
enough American troops in Europe to
deserve anything but derision and
contempt from the Germans, the Ger
man agencies which supply informa
tion for the uniformed have now
changed tactics and while admitting
that there are many Americans on
the battlefront, are reporting regu
larly their "annihilation."
The semi-official Wolff Agency, as
usual, is the leader in this lying,
Two or three days ago it sent forth
the news that the Americans in one
engagement had been slaughtered by
the hundreds of thousands, and when
this was received even by the gulli
ble as too exaggerated for credibil
ity it followed with a correction,
averring that it had meant tens of
thousands instead of hundreds of
thousands. Since then it has con
tinued assiduously the work of anni
hilation. Thug on Wednesday this
Agency of Me and Beelzebub, re;
porting . the fighting on Clignon
Brook," near Cnateau Thierry,
"wherein various villages repeatedly
changed hands, ultimately remain
ing in German hands" (the fact be
ing that there are now in those vil
lages no Germans except dead Ger
mans) said "it was particularly the
Americans who bled most heavily.
Heretofore the Americans only have
fought together with white French.
The result of their present mixture
with white men and blacks was that
the Americans suffered literally an
nihilation losses in our fire. At
many points mountains of American
corpses towered before our lines."
Another chapter in the Agency's
"annihilation" serial was thus
"During the useless enemy at
tacks, on the 20th, at Ploisy, the
backward flowing enemy masses,
among which were particularly
Americans, were seized by our con
centric annihilation fire which clean
ed up amongst the enemy."
This is the sort of "news" the Kai
ser's Agency is supplying, especially
for home consumption. Having long
told the people that thero were vir
tually no Americans In France and
that it would be impossible to get
them there, and the German war cor
respondents having reported that
there are many Americans partici
pating in Foch's counter stroke, Ber
lin is now busy announcing the an
nihilation of those Americans, cal
lous to the inevitability that as it
was impossible to conceal that there
are formidable forces of Americans!
on the French battlefields it will be
equally impossible to conceal that
the real annihilating which the Teu
tons have been doing is annihilating
the distance - between the pursuing
Americans and safer ground back
homeward. Louisville Courier-Jour
Apply a cotton cloth wet with
BALLARD'S SNOW LINIMENT to
all wounds, cuts, burns, sores or
blisters, and note its wonderful heal
ing power. It is prompt and very
effective. Price 25c, 50c and $1.00
per bottle. Sold by Oliver's Drug
FARMS FOR SALE
Farm A. This farm has 32 acres,
three-room house, log tobacco barn,
fairly good stable, board roof on
house, land lays well. This place
can be bought for $1,200.
Farm B. This place of 32 acres
just one milo from town with five
room log house, stable, good deep
tile well, and can be made to pay
for Itself in trucking in two year3.
Farm C. Haa good four-room
house that i3 practically new, just
one mile from town, all land in cul
tivation. Good barn and chicken
nouse. Look at this. Buildings
worth the price am asking for same.
Farm D. 38 acres in Y mile of
good schoolhouse, land all in good
shape, and place easily worth twice
the price I am asking for it. Log
house of two rooms, stable and good
deep well. Price $1,500.
Farm E. Has 50 acres, Just one
mile from Sharon, with what you
would call a new house and large
stock barn, and in sight of this town
and school building. Buy this place
and you will never regret buying
same as this is a bargain. Price
Farm F. This place, without any
improvements, of 90 acres Just two
miles from Sharon, land all in cul
tivation, 30 acres in tho bottom and
does not overflow. This place easily
worth $65 per acre can be bought
for $3,500. Chance in life time.
Farm G. This place of 62 acres,
Just two miles west of Sharon on
the main public road, with a good
new stock barn, crib and two other
barns, silo, good four-room house, 50
acres in cultivation, land lays as
well or better than any I know of.
Farm H. Has 70 acres, just off the
Burlington Highway, but on a good
public road. This farm has a dandy
6-room house, and a two-room tenant
house, large stock barn, potato
house, tobacco barn and shed, two
wells, one with a gasoline engine, the
other tile. Now this place is easily
worth $150 per acre, but for a short
time can be had for $7,500.
Farm I. This farm, on the Sharon
and Martin road, with 98 acres,
practically all in cultivation, and as
good a farm as you' will find and
one of the best large farm3 left at
$80 per acre. This place has a small
four-room house in good repair.
tabl, crib and well, on rural route,
telephone route. See this.
Farm J. This farm of 100 acres
located half way between Sharon and
Dresden, with a good 3ix-room house,
all rooms complete, large stock barn,
new potato house that will hold
2,000 bushels of potatoes, large four
room tenant house, 20 acres in
woods. This land lays practically
level. Can be had for $9,000. This
will make a man a good home.
Farm K. 100 acres, has good five
room house, stable, crib, good deep
well, land lays level. Just rolling
enough to drain well. Price $12,000.
This place close to schoolhouse and
Farm L. 34 acres, one mile from
Sharon. This place has a three-room
house, small stable, crib, and the
land is nearly all branch bottom land
and will grow tobacco on every foot.
A small place and no better land can
Farm M. 15 acres in the heart of
Sharon on tho main street, has a
good stable, no other improvements.
Can be bought for $1,600.
Farm N. 24-acre farm located Just
two miles southeast from town. All
land in cultivation. Ha3 three-room
log house, stable and crib, on public
road. This place is cheap at the
price, $1,350. .
Farm O. 25 acres Just out3ide
of the town of Sharon, and will make
as good trucking farm as there is
to be had. This place has a four
room house, three stables, smoke
house, crib, good well and three
ponds. Three acres in strawberries.
This place cut up and sold in lots
will bring $4,000. Our price $3,000.
Farm P. Farm of 50 acre3, 2
miles southeast of Sharon, close to
schoolhouse. Four-room house, po
tato house, stable, crib. Has about
25 acres in the bottom. You are in
sured a; big crop each year. Buy
this, as' it is worth $75 per acre.
Our price $3,500.
Farm Q. 56 acres, two miles from
town. ,',Has a new four-room house,
tobacco , barn, stable, crib, well, all
under wire fence. Some rolling land
but cheap at $3,000.
Farm R. 35 acres with new
iour-room nouse, tnree miics irom
town on public road, rural route and
telephone line. Land lays well and
can be bought for $1,750.
Stock of general merchandise that
will invoice around $8,000. Now,
this stock is as clean as you will find
in the country and will be on the
market a few days only. This can
be bought for 100 cents on the dollar
at invoice -price, and hqve bought
nearly all goods before the advance.
This is your last chance. No compe
tition.' TOWN PROPERTY.
Flour mill located 3omewhero in
West Tennessee in the wheat belt.
If you are interested in a mill see me
at once, as I can sell you the best
money-maker mill in the State at a
No. 1. House and large lot located
on one of the main streets in town,
has six rooms, good deep tile well,
hen house, and in first-class shape.
No. 2. House and lot in Sharon on
the good highway; has four rooms,
and a dandy, with water, and can
have lights by putting the globes on
wire. This place $700. You cannot
build for thi3 price.
No. 3. Here is a dandy. Buy this
and you will never regret it. Seven
room story and half houte in heart
of town, has good well and cistern,
small stable, hen house. Price
People that I have dealt with since
Caristmas and all aro satisfied:
L. D. Dodds to Roberts & Vowell,
lot, consideration $1,000.
C. Gallamorc to Ed Hendren, bar
ber shop, consideration $190.
C. Bondurant to J. W. Ethridge,
farm, consideration $3,000.
J. P. Dunlap to Mrs. Burgess,
farm, consideration $1,800.
Dr. Bryants to McFarlin, farm,
Jess Tice to Mr. Futrell, farm,
Will Weatherington to G. H. Lack
ey, farm, consideration $1,350.
Oliver Jackson to Will Moore,
farm, consideration $3,675.
W. E. ThomaB to Oliver Jackson,
farm, consideration $10,000.
J. H. Parrish to Al Gardner, stock
of mdse., consideration $17,500.
Mrs. Brewer to O. R. Beard, farm,
See me before you buy, and will
convince you that I can deliver the
goods. This is my business.
H. C. BROCK
U. 8. Food Administration..
Br'er Tater ain't ekeerln' up a
ghos' wen he say we alls mus' eat
less wheat en less meat en save all
de fat en sugar we kin. We has itt
got ter feed dat big army er rightin
sojer boys, en we kin do hit by eatin'
right smart mo' taters en garden sas.
eu eatin- mo' flsh en gaiue etid er
purK and Del Ef we all ion r
gin ter faed Jem nojers right n-i.v
we'll be fcedlir somebudy 'f iou
en it wont be us.
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