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The Commercial, Union City, Tenn. FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 2.1921.. Price Reductions in Every' Department Don't pay regular prices for your present household needs. Buy cheaper at our big Blackboard Sale. Weeks of preparation have filled our store with a lot of new things .to show you. Every department offers , outstanding bargains. Make your money go twice as faif as last week. You can do it athisalc JI, , ' Sale starts Saturday, September 3, ends Saturday, September 10. McELROY'S 5c and 10c STORE - . mm m i jp The Hardware Twins will be here EacKWeek 3r Broken Leg. Lloyd Stone, aged 15 years, son of Mr. and Mrs. Ed Stone, has a brok en leg from an accident while crank ing a car. Mr. Stone is also Buffer ing from the injuries of a broken rib and a -wrenched back. The young man was cranking a car Monday evening while the car was In gear to start. A single turn of the crank started the car and before the boy could get out of the way he was pinned against tho wall. He cried out and fell with a broken leg. His father heard him and started, run ning against a clothes line, which caught him serosa the mouth and threw him down. An older brother reached the assistance of Lloyd and backed the car. The rigl-t leg was broken Just above the knee and the boy taken home. Dr. Blanton was called and the leg is now in splints hanging in position to knit together again. Mr. Stone and his son are doing fairly well.but'the accident was a serious one. KITES NEWS, YES, YOU ARE GOING TO SEE T1GE AND TIGE IN THIS PAPER EACH WEEK. BECAUSE THEY ARE GOING TO BE IN THIS PAPER AND YOU CANNOT GLANCE AT THE PAGE THEY ARE ON. WITHOUT SEEING THEM. AND REMEMBERING WHAT THEY DO. AND LOOKING FORWARD TO WHAT THEY WILL DO NEXT WEEK. WE BUY SPACE IN THIS PAPER TO TELL YOU WHO WE ARE. WHERE WE ARE. WHAT WE HAVE AND WHEN WE HAVE IT. BECAUSE IT IS THE EASIEST. QUICKEST. LEAST EXPENSIVE WAY TO TALK BUSINESS TO YOU. IT WILL PAY YOU TO READ OUR "ADS." THE HOME Or THE MAJESTIC RANGE, OUR HARDWARE WEARS. Frank C. Wehman V. E. WHITE'S CASH MEAT MARKET AND- Grocery Store Having, bought the Quality Store, on the corner of Home and College Streets, owned by f. E. Ranck, I began business Sept. l,iL921, as a cash meat market and grocery store. My intention of a cash market iito make the prices so it will be to your interest as well as mine. While I expect this to be run as nearly cash as possible, but for the convenience of my old friends and customers whom I deliver to, I will allow them to pay for their goods weekly, but in no exceptions will I run an account longer than one week and will give my weekly customers the same advantage of the cash prices I have made. I will appreciate your trade on these terms and assure you that I will sell you as cheap as possible. Give me a trial and aee how much you can save by paying cash., . V. E, WHITE, Cum!?. Phone 337, Home 170 1 Hon. T. J. Bonner and Mrs. Bon ner are In Dawson for the benefit of the water. Mr. Tom Vaden and family are in home from Cardwell, Mo., and Jones boro, Ark. Vital statistics record an infant daughter born Tuesday morning to Mr. and Mrs. Orie Brown. Mrs. Holden Turner is in home from Cairo, where she had the sad duty to attend the burial of her mother, Mrs. Brinkley. Mrs. H. D. Webster is hostess to day to a bevy of matrons in an all day outing for Mrs. E. T. Jones. Mr. Dude Stevens and Mrs. Bill Houser continue on the sick list. Captain Waller B. Caldwell - and wife were in from Jackson, Miss., the past week, visitors of Mr. and Mrs". W. J. Caldwell. Miss Ruby Wade and Walter Cal llcotfr were here a few days since, guests of Mr. and Mrs. Monroe Un derwood. - Schol opened Monday with an en rollment of over two hundred pupils. The rooms are full to overflowing. .Already every de3k is occupied and still others to enter. Prominent cit izens took part in the chapel exer cises. Devotional was conducted by Rev. Beard. Rev. J. L. Boyd, who is conducting a meeting at Polk, was a very welcome visitor. W. A. Mc Neill, one of our wide .awake, con structive citizens and financiers,, of fers a worthwhile prize of live stock for excellence during this session. Chas. Bittick and family spent part of last week in the Beech vicinity. Mr. Sam Eversole and family, tour ing thru here from Indiana, stopped over with former friends part of the week, especially visiting in the home of Mrs. Ora Pyles and O. H. Clem mons. Everything is in readiness for the union tent meeting. This being the third meeting Rev. W. O. Orr has con ducted here, much interest is evinced and large attendance expected. The first service will be Sunday morning at eleven o'clock. Information comes in from the Staje superintendent of medical tem perance essay contests in the W. C. T. U. that though the winners will not be reported till the State conven tion next Monday in Jackson; the es say sent in from this school and writ ten by Lawrence Shore, son of Mr and Mrs. Hubert Shore, came in for excellence ranking with the city schools of Knoxville, Winchester and Memphis. Mrs. Mag Harris Is visiting kins people in Waverly. Already a great improvement is noticeable in Pleasant Hill Cemetery, A contribution of over one hundred dollars is available to clean off the grounds. An organization is con summatod for future carctaking of this burial ground. Officers are Mrs. Hauser, president; Mrs. R. L. Harpor, secietary and Mrs. Laura Hutcher- son, treasurer. 1 Mr. and Mrs. Frank Kelly, of Pa- ducah, and Obe Pickard and J. P. Harris,, of Asiland City, wore recent guests of Mr. and Mrs. McAdoo Har ris and other kinepcople in and out of town. Mrs. W.J. Caldwell attenlcd Synod this week in Memphis. Mru. Mamie Phebus is home from a visit of several weeks to points in Arkansas, Tex?. and "Oklahoma. Dr. T. P. Pattner was called to Union City Wodnesday to see Ensign Bailey Connolly, guest with" Pybas Rogers. Mr. Chai. Dietzcl was dawn from the county seat Monday and besides giving the school several splendid numbers on one of the famous Ed isons made a very wcrth while talk to the student body. Kindergarten Class. Miss Imogene Jones, graduate of the City Schools, and a summer stu dent of the West Tennessee State Normal, taking a special course in kindergarten work, has organized a kindergarten class at the Central School building in Union City. Class work and recitation will be held in the rooms for household economics and will begin on Monday morning, September 5, at 9. o'clock. The teacher requests the pupils to-be on hand promptly in order to facilitate the work of the class. Miss Allen's Studio. Miss Beulah Allen's piano studio will reopen on Monday, Sept. B. All persons who wish to study with her are asked to call early for appoint ment. Studio 404 E. College street. Telephone 180-J. 23-lt Don't Tail to visit McElroy's Blackboard Sale. Sale starts Satur day. Sept. 3 to Sept. 10. First Bale. Mr. Paul Shoate, of near Hickman, brought to Union City Tuesday the first load of cotton for this season. It sold for 3 Vz cents per pound. Mr. Shoate also received a premium of 125.00 for bringing the first load. Preaching. I will preach at Pleasant Valley Sunday morning at eleven o'clock and hope to see a good attendance. O. W. EVANS. Tickets are going fast for "Inside the Cup;" get 'em now before they are all gone. Watermelon Feast. , The Christian Endeavor Society of the C. P. Church enjoyed a water melon feast on the church lawn Mon day evening. When there is any thing worth wnlle,in a social way the Endeavorers will enjoy it. You had better Join a society. WARNING. Better buy your tickets at Once for "Inside the Cup." Some one is going to be disappointed when tickets arc all sold. SEWING MACHINES. While they last we will sell some slightly-used Singers at real bar gain prices. If interested call at once before they are gone. SINGER SEWING MACHINE CO. School at Troy. We are requested to announce tho opening of tho school at Troy next Monday, Sept. 6, vith C. E. Davis, principal, in charge, and full tom plement cf teachers. Pupils are ex pected to be present at the opening for classification. WARNING. Better buy your tickets at once for "Inside the Cup." Some one is going to be disappointed when tickets are all sold. TO ALEX ELAM. Lou Arthur Elam vs. Alex Elam. Chancery Court, Obion County, Tennessee. -. In the above styled cause it ap pearing to the Clerk and Master from the bill of complaint, which is sworn to, that the defendant, Alex Elam, is a non-resident of the State of Tennessee, so that the or dinary process of law cannot be served upon him. It is therefore hereby ordered that the said above named defendant appear before the Clerk and Master of the Chancery Court of Obion County, Tennessee, on or before the First Monday of October, 1921, that being the first day of said Chancery Court, and make defense to the said bill, or the same will be taken as confessed by him, and the said cause set for hearing ex-parte as to him. It is further or dered that publication of this notice be made for four consecutive weeks in The Commercial, a weekly news paper published in Obion County, Tenn. . - 23-4t This August 31, 1921; GEO. A. GIBBS, Clerk and Master By Nelle F. Marshall, D. C. & M. Joe A. Gordon, Sol. for Complt. TO C. E. ROACH. Y. Y. Phillips vs. C. E. Roach et al. Chancery Court, Obion County, Tennessee. In the abovfi styled cause it ap pearing to the Clerk and Master from the bill of complaint, which is sworn to, that the defendant, C. E. Roach, is a non-resident of the State of Tennessee, so that the or dinary process of law cannot be served, upon him. It is therefore hereby ordered that the said above named defendant appear before the Clerk and Master of the Chancery Court of Obion County, Tennessee, on or before the First Monday of October, 1921, that being the first day of said Chancery Court, and make defense to the said bill, or the same will be taken as confessed by . him, and the said cause set for hearing ex-parte as to him. It is further or dered that publication of this notice be made for four consecutive weeks In The Commercial, a weekly news paper published in Obion County, Tenn. 23-4t This August 31, 1921. GEO. A. GIBBS, Clerk and Master. By Nelle F. Marshall, D. C. & M. J. W. Rankin, Sol. for Complt. TRUSTEE'S SALE OF LAND. By virtue of the authority vested in us by a certain deed of trust, or assignment, dated December 10, 1920, and registered in Book 9-N, page 423, of the records of the Register's office of Obion County, Tennessee, and pursuant to the di rections therein contained, we, J. A. Howard and T. B. Clement, as trus tees, will on Thursday, the 29th day of September, 1921, at about 2 o'clock p.m., at the east door or the courthouse in Union City, Tennessee, sell to the highest and- best bidder, on the terms hereinafter mentioned, a certain tract or parcel of land, known as the J. M. Chapel farm and described as follows: Lying, and being in the 7th Civil District of Obion County, Tennessee, four miles from Rives on the public road, beginning at the Southwest corner of the Abner Nash Grant No. 153 being also the Southeast corner of said Nash Grant No. 144; running thence North 125 poles to a mulberry, Stovall's Southwest cor ner; thence East 100 poles to a hickory, Stovall's Southeast corner, thence South 125 poles to a white oak on the South boundary line of said Grant No. 153; thence West 100 poles to the beginning containing 75 acres more or less and being the same land acquired by J. M. Chapel by will of J. H. Chapel, deceased, recorded In Book 6-P page 620 of the records of the Register's office of Obion County, Tennessee. The terms of said sale are as fol lows: 10 per cent, cf the purchase money wil be required to be paid in cash on the day of sale; 25 per cent of said purchase money will be due on January 1, 1922, and the re mainder of said purchase money will be due and payable in two equal pay ments, due one and two years after date respectively. A lien will be re tained on the land to secure all three of said deferred payments, but will be retained o first secure the notes due one and two years after date and these notes will have priority in said lien over the note due January 1, 1922, and this note will be required to be secured by good personal se curety. The land will be sold free from all claims of homestead or dow er, and will be sold free from the equity of redemption, but subject to a deed of trust heretofore executed to secure a debt of five thousand dol lars ($5000.00) due the Federal Land Bank of Louisville, recorde in Book 7-Z paga 170 of the records fy vhe Register's office of Obion County, Tennessee. The taxes for 1920 will be paid by us. 23-St This August 30. 1921. J. A. HOWARD, T. B. CLEMENT, Trustees. Stop - Read - Listen We want you to take a personal interest in our store; consider it's advantages are for your benefit and conven ience, Our employees, stock and equipment are at your service. All of our sales are Guaranteed and we make them right all right. Rembmber that something to eat is the most essential thing you buy. - ' So be square, be fair, be just, and always pay your, grocery bill first. The GROCER E. P.IGRISSul Groceries and Meats . The GROCER WANTED. New Corn at $1.00 per Bushel. That is what we estimate we can pay for seventy-five thousand Tnishels, to be taken within the next twelve months. We would want it in this way: thaj it shall be fed to hogs, and delivered to us aswe can use them.5 One car per week, taking fifty-two cars or aboutjfive thousand hogs in twelve months. We are now using- that amount of hogs and possibly may run a lot over that. On thej basis of corn at 30 to 40cents per bushel, don't you think you had better go to raising hogs for us? No doubt at all about realizing that much for your corn fed to hogs. See or call our buyer, Mr. J. G. Saunders, when you have any kind of live stock fojr sale. Reynolds Packing Co. Goes Straight to the Point A long distance telephone call, whether At brings a business or social message, has the faculty of going straight to the point a d m i 1 1 i n g no - chance of delay or misunderstanding. . 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