rhe Commercial, Union City, Tenn,
FRIDAY, MARCH 4, 1921.
Carroll County -OIL
REV. COOK OF KANSAS CITY
AT METHODIST CHURCH
II ' fata'"'- J-V I
near well, now down 780 feet. First
chance to get oil estimated within
Leases may be bought at $1.00 to
1 $15.00 per share.
If interested write
George T. McCall, Jr.
( on farm lands in
Obion, Lake and Fulton Counties.
I have a limited amount of money to loan at reasonable
rates on farms in Obion, Lake and Fulton Counties. While
it lasts it can be obtained on short notice.
GEO. A. GIBBS, Union City. Tonn.
THE CANDY SHOP
is now manufacturing high grade
. Chocolates, Fudges, Taffies and
Our retail' prices are about the same as the wholesale
prices of other candies of like quality.1
Our Gift Packages will delight you.
OPPOSITE POST OFFICE
Rev. Ed F. Cook, D.D., President of
of Scarritt Bible Training School
of Kansas City, to Fill Pulpit.
A message came a day or bo age
that Dr. Ed F. Cook could be in this
part of the country two or three days
embracing Friday night,- Saturday
and Sunday, and if it was desired. h
would fill two or three pulpits. So
it was arranged for him to-speak at J
Fulton Friday night, at Union City
Sunday morning and on to some oth
er point for Sunday night.
Rev., E. M. Mathis, tlie pastor" of
the church is sick, and .it is very for
tunate that he could secure one of
the leading men of the entire church !
to fill his appointment Sunday morn
ing. Brother Mathis will preach i
Sunday night if he is able.
We are again receiving plenty of
We are not handling any inferior grades to sell cheap.
r m (t,. n
Sledge Hammer Blow
Are What Count
whmthetr yoa art a blacksmith,
butinmtt man, lawyar, prtmeh
or, doctor, or what not,
Tn'n rot to hare the teany-the FUNCH
, back of jour effort to jret, arrher. Too
can't ttnpreea the world With yotaT Idea t
personality by punr. "smack Ob tho wrlit"
tape. Yon muet hit BARD, whh UlHa
fit act and foroa enough to dr ire homo youi
point and, than, canter-sink III
, Bat power, mental and physical etrenirtB,
cornea only with health. loor body must be
fortified with pare, rich, red blood. Tne
principal physical organ moat f uaotloa
properly, and to their normal capacity.
When theee condition exist you'll be able
to work with your tv hole mind and fctrengtk
but not before.
There'll no greatest: i te a healthy and natural
. aetnrlty or your pnysicai iBaepme man jiuntc,
s master retralider. Di-a oeiea an em
ciaiitregoiutor of liver, kidneyeand bowels.
I ii i general sysiemie recooatrueiire,
baildtae; up wasted tissue and reviving
.dormant vital fore.. It relieve, languor.
overcomes physical exnaostkm ana
mental lotifrue and replace tbat
beavy, doil and tlret reeling wlta
a spirit oi rjuoyaaey ano a
keenness for action.
'FORCE is sold by reliable
druggists everywhere, and
is equally beneficial to men,
vomen and children.
l flrr;fir P.'X3fJSi 1
Death of W. 1 . Eickman.
. Captain William Thomas Rickman
died at the home of his daughter,
Mrs. J. Jones, in Number Two, af
ter an illness of some length, the re
sult of an enfeebled condition and
' Captain Rickman was born in
Sumner County, Tenn., nearly nine
ty years ago. His age was 88 years,
10 months and 13 days. He-grew to
manhood in Middle Tennessee and
there enlisted in the service of the
Confederacy. He was promoted for
courage and action in service, and
held the rank of captain in the Sec
ond Tennessee Regiment with distin
guished military credit and personal
honor. It is said of Captain Rick
man that he was broad and straight
of body a resplendent military figure
in the saddle and that he was noted
for strength both of moral and physi
Captain Rickman settled in Obion
County after the war. He was. en
gaged in farming and lived for many
years in the'McGaugh neighborhood.
He was a fine citizen as well as a
good soldier. He was a member of
the Methodist Church, and true in all
his relations to church and secular
affairs. This office remembers Cap
tain Rickman very kindly. His an
nual visits were never interrupted
until he became ill.
Deceased is survived by his son,
J. D. Rickman, of Momphia, and Mrs.
J. J. Jones, with whom he lived. His
wife died some years ago. Two chil
dren have also passed away.
Services were conducted at Mrs.
Jones' yesterday by Rev. G. W. Evans
and the remains were interred her6 at
the City Cemetery ,
Death of Mrs. Robert Fluety.
The death of Mrs. Ella May Flue
ty, wife of Robert FJuety, took place
la3t Tuesday afternoon, Mar. i, 1921,
after a short illness at the family
home in Number Twelve.
Mrs. Fluety was 35 years of age
and is survived by her hu3band and
five childrein. She was a sister of
Mrs. Sam Grady and Mrs. Chas.
Cleek and a half sister of Albert,
Jake, John, Bud, Dudley, Hays, and
another brother who resides at Polk.
Mrs. Fluety was a member of the
Baptist Church and well tinown for
the many graces and devotions of a
Christian wife, mother and sister.
Services were conducted by Rev.
Raymond White and the remains
vere interred at Ebenezer.4
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The Lions Club desires better
chickens. In order to encourage the
growing of better chickens they will
give away a setting of eggs to a lim
ited number of reliable farmers liv
ing in the vicinity of Union City.
Parties receiving these pure-bred
eggs are to return in the fall one
choice pullet from the hatch.
The Lions desire to discourage, the
growing of small chickens.
If interested call or telephone
Clem Burdick, chairman committee,
or Whitesell Harpole, secretary
Dear May," wrote the young man
who had been turned down the night
before and craved vengeance. "Last
night I proposed to you, but really
have forgotten whether you said: yes
or no. These little things slip one's
Dear Will," she wrote back. "I
was so glad to get your letter. I re
member having said no to some(one
last night, but had forgotten to
whom. These little things certainly
d0i Amer IcanLegion Weekly.
Also the Halo.
TVav'vo tnrert tnv meagre income.
Av'vn tTfi'mv CamDbell nress. my
new false teeth they've levied cn, and
my wife's last winter dress; they've
taxed my coal oil cook stove,, my
hritxhoa flnrl mv clocks, mvtooth-
brush and my barlow knifo, " my
shirts cud ties and socks; my Inger
soll, my razor, my typewriter and my
breath, and they'll keep right on a-
taxing till they've taxea tnis Dira to
death. And when I Ho, all dignified,
with cold, stiff, upturned feet, they'll
l.lrolw t it tnv harn Und winesand
make the Job complete. Tullah'oma
. As Spoke. '
Two dusky members of the A. E. F.
6tepped off the gangplank together.
"Was-yo" all bothered wia aat mai-
de-mule?" inquired one. : .
"Deed ah was," replied the other.
Sho am (tlad to git back on terra
cotta again." American Legion
e ve put clothes -' prices on
west possible basis ,
Hart Schaffner & Marx have been
able to make a veiy, material reduo
tion in the price of good clothes
We're doing our part; we've reduced our margins;
we've eliminated every item that seemed wasteful so
we could give the greatest values-in this town. -7
We're doing it too; we're' ready to show you
with the new spring styles.
Hany' new styles at $30.00, $35.00 and $40.00
W. Q. Clagett C
The home of Hart Schaffner & Marx clothes
NEWS AND NOTES.
A vast amount of newspaper space
has been devoted to criticisms of the
;-winter fad of the wearing by our
younger generation of high-top arc
tics, flopping about in an ungainly
manner like a ship-without a rudder.
The best description of these fad
dists is embodied In the remarks of a
member of the Herald force, who
stated that "they look like buff co
chins." Grove City, (Pa.) Herald.
Enemies of jazz music say there is
sn in eyncopation. Saginaw News-
You'll never mios the promoter till
the well goes dry. MInneapoli Bet
A lazy man is no worse than a
dead one, but he takes up more room.
Delphi (Ind.) Citizen-Times.
For all wo know the closed shop
may be all right, but a fclosed fac
tory Isn't. St. Joseph News-Press.
It looks as though we are to have
a mild winter. We see "Philippine
underwear" advertised in the dailies.
Harvey ville (Kan.) Monitor.
"Better prices for calf hiden," says
a farm publication. Probably due
to scarcity . You seldom see calves
bide now. Baltimore Sun.
. "Why not teach grammar in the
schools?" somebody aaks. What for?
Nobody ever uses It so far as we can
hear. Wheeling Intelligencer.
Funny that all the young. ladies
who write diaries that later are pub
lished in the yellow newspapers al
ways wjite them in newspaper style.
Blue Island.(Ill.) Sun-Standard.
An eastern firm declares that it Is
going to try to do business without
money. Information on the subject
will be cheerfully furnished by al
most any country editor. Cheyenne
Well3 (Colo.) News.
to man the machine, gun in the rear
"Yes, darling, everything has been
"Then put your automatic pistol in
your pocket' and drive down to the
corner for yeast cake."
Henry buttoned his bullet-proof
(waistcoat about him and started for
the garage, followed by his wife's,
parting injunction, "and do be care
ful, Henry, not to stay put . after
Needless to say, in these days of
motor banditry, all the precautions
of husband, wife and chauffeur were
tis naught, for an armored car, Wis-
tling vith machine gun destroyers
and masked thugs held up the yeast
cake special within, sight of the gro
cery store and robbed -Henry, of the
three cents he had on his person.
, "Is the sawed-off shotgun In its
holster by the steering wheel, Hen
ry?" "Yes, my love."
"And have you told the chauffeur
And the annual "farewell' tour
of various artists, repeated 'times
without number, might be termed
"Much Adieu About Nothing."
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