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The Commercial, Union City, Tena.
FRIDAY, DECEMBER, 24. 1920. CHRISTMAS LIST. YOUR Greeting Card list for Christmas this year will include not only the friends you are going to remember with a greeting-Card, but those for whom you will be buying gifts as well, for don't -forget that you will need another card to tuck into each pack age that you send. A Greeting Card bearing your name adds the com pleting touch to graceful giving. t Get these all checked off as soon as you can by buy ing here early. Then you can begin to worry about your larger purchases. I Cobb's Corner . Drug Store - Union City, Tenn. ' Business Increasing Though we are now in the midst, of our dull season, we are showing a very fine increase over last year, regardless of the fact that prices are lower. Of course we are working hard for business and our efforts are producing visible results. But we know that the QUALITY of Reynolds products is the main factor in our success. We are" turning out goods that are supplying the demand for a better article. We are growing, and shall continue to grow. Reynolds Packing Company Government inspected. IS TOURS ON THE SHELF after only a few weeks of use on your car? When you buy a storage battery you buy it for servicednot to go on the shelf. A McHugh bat tery wll positively give you service for months, if not for years, and will stand constant recharging. McHUGH BATTERY CO. OPTICIAN W III i 4mLr I BEAUTY MAY BE BUT SKIN DEEP but eye beauty is deep as the brain. Superficial , beauty may fade, but when the eyesight fades or grows dim or goes out altogether, the light of your life ha? gono and little re mains to cheer. Avoid this possible danger; keep your eyes young, beau tiful, clear and undimmed by wear ing our proper glasses if you need them. i DR. S. E. ALLMOND, Optometrist 218 First Street. FOR SALJL.- I will sell 60 shares of the Farmers' r ... Manufacturing Company, at a big (dis count for cash. This is the Ferterlizer Company, run by Mr. W. H. Johnson and Mr. I. S. Carmack. I need the money. This Dec. 22, 1920. Whitesell - Card of Thanks. While our hearts are filled with sorrow and grief we are not unmind ful of the many kind deeds and words of comfort and sympathy extended 119 by ; our relatives, friends and neighbors during the sa4 hour of our bereavement' sustained in the great loss of our dearly beloved sister and mother, Mrs. Cullio Dodson, and' we pause for am oment in our affliction to offer our sincere thanks to every one. Especially do we wish to thank Rev. Sellars for his beautiful service and consoling words and the donors of the beautiful floral offerings. The Bereaved Family. LIONS CLUB DIIER MEETING NEXT TUESDAY Representative S. B. Bratton to Be Honored. The Lions Club of Union City will devote its regular dinner meeting next Tuesday to a reception for Rep resentative S. R. Bratton, Senator B. F. LeDuko and Represehtive Clai borne, and all th Justiles of the Peaco of Obion County are cordially invited to be the guests of the club on that occasion. Tho dinner will be given at the Palace Hotel jn Union City Tuesday, Dec. 28, at 12:30 p.m. The purposo of this meeting is to confer relative to the public -inter ests of Obion County, especially the road law ani county highways, and tho members of the County Court are expected to be the best posted Judges of these matters and to take an act ivo interest in the conference. There is also to be proposed an in quiry relative to the cost of public highways and what these highways should cost the people of Tennessee The club does not propose to take any action In these matters but to have thorn presented to the public so that they may go to thc proper authorities for action. Club members and guests are kindly requested to make a note of the time and place and bo on hand promptly. SHIELDS BELIEVES GARRETT IS SAFE Senator Looks for His Confirmation - as Federal Judge. Knoxvile, Tenn., Dec. 20. United States Senator John K. Shields be lieves that the nomination of Con gressman Finis J. Garrett as Federal Judgo for the Memphis District will be confirmed in the Senate when it comes up for vote. Stopping over hero en route from Washington to hi3 homo in Grainger County, Senator Shields in an inter view expressed the opinion that the opposition of certain successful can didates at tho recent election, who will not be Congressmen until after March 4, will not prevail against the confirmation of Congressman Gar rett, nominated by President Wilson to be the United States Judge in West Tennessee, whom ho said many Re publican in the Senate are support ing. "They are not Congressmen yet," the Senator remarked. The time , will come when these Congressmen-elect will want some thing at the hands of the Senate which they will not bo able to get without the assistance of Democrats, Senator Shields stated. Senator Shields stated that with the passage of the water power bill, which he introduced in the Senate, all obstacles and obstructions - that lay in the way of enterprise and cap ital in the development of vast water power potentialities in Tennessee, and especialy in Ea3t Tennessee, are removed. Nothing remains to op- lose thi3 devolcpment but the diffi culties of nature itself, ho added. Senator Shields epoko highly of Congressman Garrett in discussing his nomination, saying that he is an exceptionally able lawyer and has a splendid Judicial mind and temperament. 24 BILLIONS NET COST OF WAR. Washington, D. C. The net cost of tho war to. the American gov ernment was fixed by Secretary Houston at $24,010,000,000. This, h e said, represented . the "ad Justed" expenditures of the treasury, excluding all other outlay which had no relation to the actual prosecution of the war from , the period from April 6, 1917, to Juno 30, last.whlch, he said, covered the extremes of the government's war timo fiscal oper ationa. - ' , " Total expenditures by the govern ment during the period covered ex cepting only postal disbursements from postal revenues were $38,830, 812,395, treacury figures showed. Of this amount, $16,070,844,097 was obtained in taxes and revenue from sources other than borrowed money. Mr. Houston said a deduction of $9,523,000,000, tbfe amount loaned to foreign "governments, should be made from the grand total since these loans will be repaid and consequently can' not be charged as an actual ex penditure. The pocrotary made other deductions aggregating approximate ly $4,500,000,000 which he said rep resented the, excess cost of actual governmental operations for the three years and three months over what they would have been in nor mal times.' Subscriptions taken for all mag azines. Mrs. C. L. Ridings, Phone 503. 37-4t We wish to express our thanks to each of our friends and customers for their liberal patronage during this year and wish them a very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year. HARPOLE-VALKER FURNITURE COMPANY By WHITESELL HARPOLE, Secretary. ...... I . Hours: 9:00 to 1 1 :00 a. m., 1 :30 to 4:30 and 7:00 to 8:00 p. m, ' Every Organ in the Body is Vital to You. Every organ in our bodies are vital to our welfare and continued health. The organs are kept healthy and functioning as a , result of the active Intelligent energy, sent out from the brain. ' This nerve force is transmitted to the organs of the body by the Spinal Nerves. To protect these nerves, and as a support to the body, we have the Spinal Column. The Spinal Column is made up of separate movable bones. If one of these bones becomes out of place, pressure results on the nerve. The Chiropractor relieves this pressure by adjusting the Vertebrae that are out of place. Consultation and Spjnal Analysis free at office. 1 Brain, Eyes, Ears, Scalp. r m 'vi ill I Is. f - -- , 2 Throat, Arms, Thyroid, Glands, Nose Q Bronchi, Pharynx, Larynx - Lungs, Heart f " . jj Stomach, Liver, Spleen 6 Gall Bladder, Pancreas 7 Kidneys , Appendix, Peritoneum 0 Generative Organs ID Bowels and Limbs CHAD WICK & PETERSON CHIROPRACTORS Offices in Martin and Union City, Tenn. v . Phones, Union City: Office 393, Res. 202-W. Union City Office over Wehman's Hardware Store.