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The Commercial, Union City, Tenn.
FRIDAY, MARCH 11. 1921. THE HOME of Ner York Insures Against FIRE, LIGHTNING and TORNADOES. Writing Farm and City Property. "Ask your Banker Ask your Lawyer Ask your Merchant They will tell you that a Policy in THE HOME means sure indemnity against loss. ARE YOU INSURED? IF NOT, WHY NOT? The cost is comparatively trifling, and no one has the least assurance that his home and personal property may not be changed by FIRE at any moment from their present beauty, usefulness and comfort, to a smouldering heap of ruins or shivered to pieces and blown into the next township by the relentless storm demon. There is but one safe and wise thing to do and that is INSURE IN THE HOME Office Phones Cumberland 261. Home 251 W. ,. JACttSON (EL CO. Agents Union City, Tenn. RIVES NEWS. Cash and Carry Store New Store New Groceries 1 I I take pleasure m announcing that 1 have opened a gro cery store in the concrete fclock, East Church St. ill endea vor to meet the demands of the trade with goods of quality, full weight, etc., and kindly solicit a share of your trade. A call will be appreciated. Phone T. F. EASTERWOOD riONEY TO LOAN on farm lands in Obion. Lake and Fulton Counties. 9 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. Postmaster Cotton and family spent the end of the week in Union City. . Harry Cook and wife visited In Rutherford Monday. Mrs. Akin was a visitor with her daughter, Mrs. Jim Wise Saturday. The Teachers' Association con venes here to-morrow. Mrs. Jane Wado and daughter, Miss Martha, were visitors with Mrs. John Head Monday. , Our vicinity regrets Miss Ivy Mai Houser'3 continued illness. J. C. Walker has bought the Sam Bryson residenca in the Mooro addi tion, with immcdiato possession. Miss Sudie Caruthera was down Sabbath from the county seat visit ing Miss Ima Lea Holloway. Bedlam broke loose here Friday when it was generally known that a petition, being circulated and largely signed for lower taxation, would cut almost half in two the available school money. A stormy session of tho Parent-Teachers indicated that mothers were up in arms declaring, "Take off any tax but that set aside for education. On street corners and in places of business it was the topic of the hour and continued hot stuff till tho following afternoon when Representative Bratton, down by special invitation, finding that prominent citizens had not under stood the petition and citing a bill already up for lowering taxe3 25 per cent, this petition would not be pre sented in present form. O. E. S. 156 met in regular session Wednesday, the last Friday in this month. This chapter, by special complimentary call of Mrs Geneva Dodd, P. Q. M goes to Rutherford to exemplify tho work of tho order. This will put the chapter on record of assisting with three chapters. Dr. J. B. Hibbitts was down pro fessionally Tuesday. In contest for influencing attend ance of patrons at Parent-Teachers' last week, tho pupils of Misa Hollo way won the panel picture of Ameri can poets. It is moving day in North Rives., Mr. Ledbetter selling his residence to Harry Cook, has bought tlfe Blewer house on Livery Row and Mr. Parish goes to tho Ed Welch place west of town. In South Rlvesi, Harry Elli son has moved to Number Seven. Miss Mabel Warren came in from Henderson Friday and returned to he school vork Monday. Mesdames T. P. Callicott and Alice McDonald, on the sick list, are con valescing, s The Cheney Concert Company, la3t number of tho Lyceum course, is slated for the 20 th Inst. We are told that this-.compE.ny haa a reputation as a come-back. This will be thei second appearance here. Mrs. Woose Womack ia reported very sick. mil w SOy l'1iSM WiS2 8tS i&hif mill u. mm -Wm, II Tf 1 r i TTfin i"5 Smiiii f4y::::n ;y, ',jSSkn-1 -," , . rrjp m r?' THE CANDY SHOP is now manufacturing high grade s Chocolates, Fudges, Taffies and Brittles Our retail prices are about the same as the wholesale prices of other candies of like quality. Our Gift Packages will delight you. We are again receiving plenty of BON AIR CUMBERLAND BLOCK TRADEWATER , COAL ' BUNDLE KINDLING 9 We are not handling any inferior grades to sell cheap. LINDENWOOD. Masters Richard and Robert Bel lew have entered school here. The primary teacher, Miss Ruth Kerley, spent Saturday and Sunday at her home near Woodland, where a dinner was given Saturday in recp tion of her brother, Billie Kerley and his bride, who was Mrs. Vira Wilson. We are glad to hear that those re ported ill last week have recovered, but sorry that Mrs. Thompson (mother of Mr. Arnett Thompson and Mrs. Eugie Naylor, is confined to her bed. A small sister of the Elam children in school here died recently. We ex tend sympathy to the family. Word has been received that LI onel Lipford made the trip to Murray splendidly and was pronounced by a physician there to be doing nicely Bessrs. Beuren and Houston Sherril visited Mr. and Mrs. Latta while here. It will be interesting to many who remember them to know they are married and that there are two other 'boys and two girls with their mother to mourn the death of Mr. Sam Sherrill, Mrs. Sherrill and childen have the deep sympathy of this community, where Mr. and Mrs. Sherrill have lots of friends. The Commercial for 1921 going good To the People of AlLOur Neighboring Towns, Cities and Counties. The male quartette from Fisk Uni versity, than whom there are none better in existence, will render their best program in Reynolds Theatre, this city, Monday night, March) 14. Bring your cars full and let's spend one more. joyful evening together. Phone Sam'l D. Woosley for reserved seats. c. Both phones 55. a ii r " .in i Preaching. -I will preach at Mount Zion Sun day morning at 11 o'clock, at Salem at 3 p.m. and at Mount Zion at 7:30. Epworth League at 6:30. - 0. W. EVANS. We've put clothes prices on the lowest possible basis Hart Schaffner & Marx haye been able to make a very material reduc tion in the price of good clothes 1 We're doing our part; we've reduced our margins; .we'veeliminated every item that seemed wasteful we could give the greatest values in this town. so We're doing it too; we're ready to show you with the new spring styles. flany new styles at $30.00, $35.00 and $40.00 w Q. Clagett The home of Hart Schaffner & Marx clothes Go in Death of Mrs. A. N. Glover. News va3 received of the death of Mrs. A. N. Giover, formerly Miss Lovie Osborne, at Ballinger, Texas, at 11:30 a.m., Mf.reh 7. Mrs, Glover had undergone an operation, but was supposed to be doing well until her death was announced. Mrs. ' Glover was the dau;;Lter of Uncle Tommy Osborne, and sho was married " here more than twenty years ago to Mr. Gloved Sho was about fifty years of age and leaves in worship, in sickness and death. Her beat warm and ever- constant. There was a gentleness and .charm in her life, and everybody loved her. Her going away left a void in the circles of our good pecple, and the very kindest of condolences are of fered. Funeral took place in Texas. Quarterly Conference. The Second Quarterly Conference of the Union City Circuit will be held at Shady Grove Sunday and Monday. her husband, three children and two j Dr- clark Preacn Sunday after- sisters. Tho daughter is Mrs. Helen Yates, Los Angeles, Cal., the sons, Osborne and Vernon Glover. The sisters are Mary Davis, Redlands, Cal., and Anne Glover. Probably no man was ever known as a better man than uncie Tommy, and his daughter, Miss Lovie, was his prototypealso one of the most lova ble characters ever known here. She was a wonderfully sympathetic woman, always present at cnurcn noon at 3 o'clock and Monday morn ing at 11 o'clock. Immediately after the dinner hour the conference will be held. We hope to see a full at tendance of the officials, and as many others as can come. " , G. W. EVANS. When a man gets too lazy to work he becomes a lofty idealist. Prescriptions are often worth their weight in gold to the physicians, the druggists and sometimes the undertakers. - Angel and Dickie. The young housewife, looking very pretty and workmanlike in a big green overall, waa cleaning out the pantry cupboard. , "Dickie," she called to her young husband, who .was smoking in the spick-and-span little drawing rood, "I want you to bring me a mouse trap home to-morrow." "But, angel," cried the young man, "I brought you one home only yesterday." "I know, pet," called back the young bride, "but that one has a mouse in it." Spanish River News. The Art of Panhandling. "Move on, you- bum," eaid the large policeman. . "I ain't no bum," answered the tattered ' stranger, indignantly. "What aro you, then?" " 'I'm a prospector." , "Umph! What do you " prospect for?" : "The milk of human kindness."