The Commercial, Union City, Tena.
FRIDAY, DECEMBER, 24. 1920.
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. '
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
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
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.
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
DR. S. E. ALLMOND, Optometrist
218 First Street.
I will sell 60 shares of the Farmers'
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
This Dec. 22, 1920.
- 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
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
Club members and guests are
kindly requested to make a note of
the time and place and bo on hand
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
Subscriptions taken for all mag
azines. Mrs. C. L. Ridings, Phone
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.
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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
f - -- ,
2 Throat, Arms, Thyroid, Glands, Nose
Q Bronchi, Pharynx, Larynx
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jj Stomach, Liver, Spleen
6 Gall Bladder, Pancreas
7 Kidneys ,
0 Generative Organs
ID Bowels and Limbs
CHAD WICK & PETERSON
Offices in Martin and Union City, Tenn.
v . Phones, Union City: Office 393, Res. 202-W.
Union City Office over Wehman's Hardware Store.
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