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Statues on British Parliament Build ings Unable to Stand Awful Climate of London. The Commercial, Union City, Tlnn FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 29, 1922. 7. The outer walla of the houses of parliament In London are crumbling. Hundreds of carved Images, mostly of Imaginary royal figures, have been li able to withstand the ravages'5 i? weather, combined with the'v.'v laden London atmosphere. ,Theyr ' also from the lack of respect snown them by hundreds of pigeons which roost on the scepter and sharpen their beaks on the noses of kings. - Scarcely a day passesvbut a mon arch's hand or toe falls Into Palace yard. Not long ago a king's head was found in fragments on the terrace. During the recess scaffolding will be erected and many workmen em ployed, at a cost of $55,000, picking off ' the loose bits. Thus may one man in a day uncrown scores of kings. ' Sir John Glftnour, who represents the government department 'that looks after public buildings, Is of the opinion that none of the kTngs or other distin guished folk will be allowed to stick it out much longer on the outer walls of parliament. "I think the day will come before long," he says, "when all the statues will have to be taken away The situation does not agree with them." SOCIAL AND PERSONAL. Turner-Morris. . One. 8f the overshadowing social events of the local calendar was the marriage last Saturday morning, the O'iA (not rf TW V.arl lWoOoll Mnrrll ' . - end-of-the-week visitor and Miss Margaret Turner at tne Cumberland Presbyterian Church at 8:45 o'clock. , '' : The church was filled with hosts Th d of tne bride s irienas. rne altar was a mass of beautiful ferns and roses. The opening number of the musical program, by Miss Louise Adams, was "Smilin' Through." Then came . RIVES NEWS. Mrs. Geo." Botts was a recent vis itor to Fulton. - Lawrence Shore is in Memphis at tending the fair. , ' Rev. Jamie McLeskey was up from the Bluff. City Tuesday. An infant daughter is reported in the home of Mr. and" Mrs. Ed Osborn Miss Lurllne Bullington was an from Mem phis. Mrs. T. G. Marlin and Miss Katy Usury attended the Tri-State Fair Mrs. Herschell Jones is expected in from Nashville to visit her sister, Mrs. Orie Brown. Miss Johnny Woody has the mis fortune to be out of school this week song number, "At Dawning," by Miss beCause of eye BtrfL IVUUUie XJCUB.. -Pwanbtnir li Rev Moo I SiinHav Tne usners, wessrs. j. u. warns, mornln at the Associated Reformed W. u. Bramnam, narry warper ana presbvterian Church. Mr. Will Morris, the latter from-Ful- Messrg Ral p; Cotton Rnd R L ton. entered witn the first strains or Haroer camned down on the river Menaeissonn s weaaing xviarcn. men the bride with her sister ,Miss Mary Howard Turner, us maid o honor, USED ODD WEDDING COACHES An American bridegroom who mad bis journey to the altar fa a steam plow has had many rivals in matrt wonial carriages. ' It is not long since a bridal . couple and their guests made a dramatic ap pearance In a Kentish village on traction engine, and a procession of trucks gayly decorated with flags, now' ers and evergreens, says London An swers. A wedding party drove up to St Mark's church, Birmingham, one Eas ter Sunday in mourning, the coaches and the horses being incongruously adorned with white rosettes. A pret- ' tily decorated tramcar was the chosen vehicle of a Wolverhampton bridal party, the driver and conductor wear ing white gloves and smart button holes and the journey to the church beine heralded by the explosion of fog signals. But perhaps the most novel journey of all was that of a young Austrian couple, whose wedding procession slid down a steep hill from the bride's home to Paysback church on seven to boggans decorated with pine branches and flowers. Re-Proofing Your Raincoat. Whatever the tune of year, one needs a reliable raincoat in the coun try, but unless of a rubbered variety, many raincoats quickly lose their rain proof qualities, and are useless for the purpose they were Intended to fill. Here Is a method of re-waterproof-' Ing cloth that will be found quite suc cessful and easily carried out at home. Take one and a quarter pounds of alum and dissolve this In, five gal lons of boiling water. In another bath dissolve one and a quarter pounds of sugar of lead. Then mix the two solu tions. Place the coat In the mixture and make sure that It is saturated with the liquor. Without wringing, put the coat in a hanger and dry, plunge into cold water and then linng out to -dry again. This time It will be fit for . use, and will withstand ordinary rain. The Patriotic Spirit. Animated by this spirit the par tisan is enlarged Into patriot. Before it the lines of party sink into hazy obscurity; and the horizon which bounds our view reaches on every side to jthe uttermost verge of the great Republic. It Is a spirit that exalts humanity, and imbued with it the ouls of men soar Into the pure air of unselfish devotion to the public welfare. It lighted with a smile the cheek of Curtius as he rode into the gulf; it guided the hand of Aristides as he sadly wrote upon the shell the sentence of hlst own banishment; it dwelt In the frozen earthworks of Val ley Forge; and from time to time It has been an inmate of the .halls of legislation. Thomas I. Bayard. Tuesday and Wednesday. Mr. and Mrs. Griff Hogan are in from a very Dleasant visit in Mem- apearea m me aisie: ine onae was f thel s0 . beautiful in a three-piece suit of dark B j Wade nag after all tnege brown duvtyn with hat to match and years ot motorlst9 joined the 8peeders a corsage of sweethearr roses. The in haAanmo Mnj1l Hnnrt mnHli maia or nonor wore an attractive dress of poiret twill with a picture hat to correspond Mr. Morris entered with his father, Mr. N. B. Morris, of Fulton The ceremony by the pastor, Rev. W. B. Cunningham, was another in stance of administering the rites of and kinspeople. Miss Leone Callicott will repre sent the local Christian Endeavor n State conclave next month at Knox- ville. Miss Louise Shropshire was down this week from Union City, guest of Mrs. Owen Woody and other friends matrimony when one. of his members became a bride, and therefore the oc casion was singularly and beautifully impressive. Immediately after the nuptials the bridal party, with the recessional, departed, the bride and groom leav ing on a north-bound train for Cin cinnati, with a schedule of visiting Mesdames Claude Woody, Bill Ed wards, Wayne Woody and McAdoo Harris were business visitors to Un ion City Tuesday. Messrs, W. A. McNeill, Hubert and Edgar Shore were in Memphis Thurs day for the annual banquet of the Federal Loan Association. A meeting of the Parent-Teachers' - 1 1 . J : T 1 . - ! 1 I tj, I pumiB, uiuiuuiuB cuuaiu aim iMara Association is called for Wednesday Falls, ana New YorK city as tneir afternoon at three o'clock for re 1J 41 1 T--. A . J TV K Hf...t I uojecuvB, wubib 171. a.m .., mui.ia organlzation. All patrons are eli- wni be locatea ror tne winter ana Dr. Morris will continue his medical studies. """"" Dr. and Mrs. Morris will be per manently located in Cincinnati. The marriage is a union of well known families of two cities.- The groom is a man of fine promise. The bride is a daughter of Dr. and Mrs. W. M. Turner, a young woman of many "charming graces and accom plishments, social distinctions and personal popularity. The very warmest congratulations are extended. Out-of-town guests were Mr. and Mrs. N. B. Morris, of Fulton ; Mr. and Mrs. Hall and Miss Edith Morris, of Kansas City, Mo. Clemmons-Ware. Miss Margaret Clemmons and Mr. S. Ware were united in marriage in Union City at tne cumDeriana Presbyterian manse by the pastor, Rev. W. B. Cunningham, on the 2 2d inst. Mr. Ware resides in Atlanta, Ga., and his bride is a daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Oscar Clemmons, of Rives, a young woman of many lovable and popular qualities. gible. Mesdames W. J. Caldwell and T. P. Callicott left yesterday for the annual session of the State Woman's Christian Temperance Union in con vention at Springfield. Mesdames Marshall . Debow, R. B. Baucom, R. A. Freeman and Frank Johnson, all of Kenton, were recent guests for dinner with Mrs. E. E. Shore on Church street. Mrs. Shore also has the pleasure of a social stay of her mother,. Mrs. A. C. Frye, from Fulton. There was much excitement early Saturday evening when fire brike out down town, proving to be in the mule barn adjacent to the bank and belonging to Messrs. B. J. Wade, Monroe McGowan and Preston Shore. The loss is partially covered by In surance. In our letter last week there was an error as to H. G. Wells' selection of-six greatest men in history, mak ing. They are Jesus, Buddha, Aris totle, Asoka, Roger Bacon and Lin coln. (Thought I knew everybody in Rives, but this Asoka is a new one. Operator.) The wedding of Miss Margaret The Union City friends extend con- Clemmons daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Darby and Joan. "Darby and Joan" was first applied to a very happily married couple who lived in the Eighteenth century and bore those names. They were John Darby, prlJtter, of Bartholomew's Close, London, England, and his wife, Joan. The constancy and devotion to one another of this old-fashioned, sim ple, and virtuous couple so impressed Henry Woodfall, who had served hla apprenticeship with the printer, that he wrote a poem, "Darby and Joan," in commemoration. This poem was printed in the London Gentleman's Magazine, and received a good deal of notice. The expression then passed into the English language as symboliz ing the eventide of happy wedlock. Big Demand for Radium. The principal use for radium in the commercial world is as a luminous material on watch and clock dials and o on. It Is not the radium that glows, but other substances which become lumTTWas in the presence of very mi nute quantities of radium. More than four million watches and clocks alone have been treated, and hardly a third of an ounce of radium has been used In the production of the luminous ma terial required. gratulatlons. Sturgis-Snider. ' Miss Ellis Sturgis and Mr. Fay Snider, two very popular young peo ple of Number Six Civil District, were united in . marriage in Union City last Saturday afternoon, the 23d inst., the pastor, Rev. "W. B. Cun ningham, administering the sacred rites. O. H. Clemmons, Friday afternoon In Union City to Mr. Will WaVe from Atlanta, Ga., came as a surprise to acquaintances. Mr. and Mrs. Ware are to reside in Atlanta. Congratu lations to these young people for a bon voyage. FREMONT. Burden has been sick this Mrs. week. Mr. and Mrs. A. B. Caudle and children went to Reelfoot Lake Mon day. Mrs. Annie Killion was a Sunday visitor with her sister, Mrs. J. T. Owens, near Troy. Mrs. Ada True and little daughter, Genola, and Mrs. Ruth Vincent and rlanehter. Florence, were in Union nitv Saturday visiting Mrs. W. H. Corum. Wish 1 Mount Zion CircuA. I will preach at Pleasant Valley Sunday morning at 11 o'clock and at Sanders Chapel at 3 o'clock ,p.m. Brother Pickens will preach at Mount Zion Sunday evening at 7:30 o'clock and Monday .morning at 11 o'clock. Our fourth quarterly conference will be held Monday at Mount Zion. We hope to see all the officials pres ent. G. W. EVANS. "1 have taken Cardui for run down, worn-out condition, nervousness and, sleeplessness, and I was weak, too," says Mrs. Silvie Estes, of Jennings, Okla. "Cardui did me just lots bf good so much that I gave it to my daughter. She com plained of a soreness in her sides and back. She took three bottles of If Baptist Meeting. Meeting at the Baptist Church closed last Tuesday night ana Dr. Cox returned to Memphis. The at tendance was very large. There were twenty-four additions to the church. On Friday night, last week, there was a delegation from Martin of 150 peo- nip nttendine the meeting. It was r ' a great occasion. U I The Woman's Tonic and her condition was much better. "We have lived here,' near Jennings, for 26 years, and now we have our own home in town. I have had to work pretty hard, as this country wasn't built up, and it made it hard for us. "1 wibn l coma teu weaK f? women of Cardui the medicine : jl that helped give me the strengfh $ to go on and do my work." E95 'k We Specialize on the "SURE" in Insurance Fire Insurance Tornado Insurance Automobile Plate Glass Surety Bonds Burglary Hail Rain Health and Accident Life Workmen's Compensation Farm Insurance HOWELL A. BRANSFORD HOME PROTECTOR Phone 261 Representing the largest exclusive Fire Insurance Company in the WORLD. HOME INSURANCE CO. of New York. "BRING IT HOME" YOU'RE ALL INVITED Fall Opening and Advance Display of Men's and Young Men's NEW FALL SUITS Men's and Young Men's WHIPCORD SUITS $30.00 Genuine Whipcord of unusually fine quality, comes in several of the most popular shades, sport and plain models all sizes. Featuring stronger than ever 2 PANTS SUITS The extra pair doubles the wear. $31.50 ALL REGAL SHOES $.TS Don't forget that we carry a full line of DUXBAK HUNTING CLOTHES SHATZ I BYE Union City's Exclusive Store for Men and Boys. lvOE FOB C-SIEI 'I For a good, clean job of Printing, try The Commercial Printery NOTICE TO FARMERS We have our gin ready to run and will pay the best market prices for seed cotton, or gin your cotton at customer's price. . We pay the best market price , for Seed. t Union City Gin Company Ri B. S1LER, Manager Phone DR. W. J. JONES DENTIST Union City, Tenn. 107 Church St. Cumb. Phono 214-J Dr.E. W.YoungWoofl,.D..M- ONI.Y GRADUATE IN OBIONCOUNTY. Calls answered at All Hours. Both Phones at Res. and Corun's Livery stable UNION CITY.'TENN. Subscriptions taken tor all mag asines.r Mrs. C. Lb Ridings, Phone 603.