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The Commercial, Union City, Tenn.
FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 24, 1922. ' .AUCTION SALE OF ; HIGH CLASS MULES Saturday, Dec. 2, 1922 at Union City, Tenn. , Sale begins at one o'clock p.m. at Herman uieizers Darn. Having heard from quite a num ber of farmers and stdck raisers near p1 City wn0 coutd not attend 'our sale two weeks ago that they would like to have some good younr; mules, we have decided to make one more shipment to your county this fall, and this shipment we are select ing with much care and are buying .the best young mules that can be purchased in the mule counties of Missouri. ! & Fourteen of these miilec are com ing three and four year3 old and will weigh 1100 pounds, with class and ar well broken. There will be twenty head of top weaning mules as good 'as those of the best mule ouies of the United States. Now don't let rain or cold keep you away, for you will miss some thing good. Sale will be held re gardless " weather. Do1', orget the date. JOHN G. SAUNDERS, Auctioneer, W. C. HALEY & SON, 35-2t Nashville, Tenn. 'educational. Temperance and Scientific Temper ance Instruction Work. , We are glad to announce that Miss Nina Wilson of the Troy High School has consented to serve as county su perintendent of this department, and -will be glad to co-operate with any public school teacher in this impor tant work. Rules and subjects for essay con tests can be had of National. W. C. T. U. Publishing House, Evanston, Ill.jfcat 2 cents each or 50 cents per 100. " Appropriate leaflets are same price. Our own State now has a booklet, "Effects of Alcohol and To " bacco on 'the System," which every teacher should have costs only ten cents. Order from Mrs. E. D. Col lins, Winchester, Tenn. While the W. C. T. U. takes prido in having been able to assist in a small ay perhaps in making the S. T. I. law as well as its companion law Temperance or Frances Willard day effective in the public schools, these -oth apply, to all the people of the &tate and should be observed - by every teacher whether or not there is an organization of. the W. -C. T. U. near. Since there wcce sufficient Frances Willard Day programs furnished the county for ev6ry teacher to have on a, we trust they reached you on time .and that ' you devoted come part of one day to this subject. Please report to Miss Nina Wilson, Troy, Tenn. Only ten schools reported last year. Surely you are going beyond that t this year. We are counting on you andhall be disappointed if you fail us. - MRS. W. J. CALDWELL, f Pres. County W. C. T. U. bTVhOIDS PACKING CO. TO ENLARGE PLANT Double" Capacity and Cold Storage Rooms and Facilities. Preparations are being made by the Reynolds Packing Company to enlarge the packing house plant in the southern borders of Union City. We are informed that the co'.d storage rooms will bo enlarged to twice the present proportions, with enlarged slaughter and transfer ap paratus for the carcasses. There will be larger warehouse rooms and the sausage and meat cutting quarters and facilities will be doubled. Mr. Reynolds, the president, has reported a very-flattering increase in business. A forty-three percent gain in the business for the first ten . months is the record this year, all ,of which speaks well for this splen did enterprise. V A meeting of the stockholders was held yesterday at the plant and vis itors were invited to visit the plant fn the forenoon. Union City has a great many fine enterprises and this is one in which we take a great deal of pride. A continuation of increased busi ness is anticipated. Lost or Strayed. Liberal reward and no questions asked for information or return of any AGOGA to the Baptist Sunday school next Sunday. y Great reunion and homecoming! Why not? 1 Agitate yourselves, all Tu noble youths. Brandish the quirt; twirl the lasso; stick the AGOGA branding iron to the quivering flank of the .prodigal calves and rourid them all up In the annex corral next Sunday. RIVES NEWS. Again we aro having beautiful weather; Pork making is order of the day. - : Sherrill Clemmons, associated wiih the Joint Stock Land Bank of Louis; ville, has thi3 territory to cover. Willie Wade is in Chicago on a business and social pip. Miss Susan Smith, recently at Nai ling Hospital as a patient' for removal of tonsils, is down home this week. Mrs. T. P. Callicott and Miss Jessie Caliicott were late visitors to see kihspeople iii Fulton. , ; Mrs. Mike Frye last week was in from Fulton, guest several days.with Mesdames W. L. Clemmons, Geo. Botts and, O. H. Clemmons. Mr. and Mrs. Hugh Cruce aent the end of the week over at Cayce, Ky. Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence Cockrill and Miss Mary Turner motored up Saturday from Memphis, returning Monday. Mr. and Mrs. Ed Hardy were Sun day visitors to Gibbs and T. G. Mar lin and family were also out of town, down below Troy with Mr. and Mrs. L. S. Ponder. Mrs. Allen Wade is in home from a visit with Mrs. E. P. Lindsay, Mem phis. Mesdames T. C. Callicott and T. P. Palmer enjoyed a trip to Kenion Tuesday, spending the day with Mrs. W. C. Stovall. 5 Mr. and Mrs. George Reeves we "i among the more than a hundred guests out Sunday in the Pleasant Hill vicinity to celebrate the birth day of "Uncle Gentry" Forrester. He was 80 years old. A Thanksgiving program will be given at the chapel hour Wednesday morning. Friends and patrons cor dially invited. The vicinity regrets tlje loss to Mr. John Coates, a farmer just east of town, of his commodious home Wed nesday night of the past week. It burned at two o'clock in the night witha brisk wind that defied saving anything but out-buildings. Only a small amount of contents saved. Par tially covered by insurance. Mr. Coates is setting up housekeeping in the Bud Vaughn "house known as the Eliza Wallace farm. A very gen erous shower vas tendered by this and adjoining communities. The Senior High School girls ap pear Wednesday evening in a unique play, "A Southern Cinderella." Miss Rickman has arrangement cf musical numbers between acts. Something splendid, we are told. Program be gins at seven o'clock. Don't forget. Popular prices of 15 and 25 cents. A ten-pound boy is reported in the home of Mr. and Mrs. Lester Ma tt eese. N Rev. J. H. Thomas will bo here from Dyer Sunday in regular ap pointment with the C. .P. Congrega tion. While at church Sunday night the sad news of the sudden death of Mr. Jas. Brown at Mountain Grove, Mo., was received. By marriage Mr: Brown is a son of Mrs. Jt.ne Wade, his'wife being Miss Ellie Wade. For a number of years Mr. Brown was so afflicted with rheumatism as to be practically an invalid. His wife and only child, Miss Margaret, form the Immediate family. The remains were interred at Mountain Grove. ROUTE THREE. Dr. P. W. Prather has returned home, to the delight of his many pa tients. Virgil Mosier, of the Mount Man uel vicinity, was a visitor on Route Three Thursday. , Mr. Milton Ferguson is quite sick this week. Mrs. Mattie Ferguson was right sick the first of this week, though better at this writing. Mr. and Mrs. Sam Grooms, of Pro temus, were the guests of the for mer's mother, Mrs. Sarah Groom?, this week. Mr. and Mrs. J. W. Thomas visited friends near Reelfoot Church Sun day. Mr. and Mrs. Holland Roberts, of Protemus, have been spending sever al days at the home of their father on account of the serious illness of their brother, Cecil.who shows slight improvement. J. L. Glover, Jr., of Union City, was on Route Three driving one of his fine cars Tuesday. He visited Wood land Mills and Crystal.1 The ladies of the Woodland Church Aid Society met at Mrs. Edgar Bram ham's Tuesday and spent the after noon in quilting. ' Schol opened, Monday at the new consolidated school building at Crys tal, with Prof. Frank Caldwell and Miss Thomas as teachers. The open ing of this school has been delayed owing to the house not being fin ished. Rev. Manzle, of Jackson, filled his appointments at Woodland Church Sunday and Sunday night. He brought his wife along this trip and introduced her to his congregation. From current reports, I think his people are as delighted with their pastpr's wife as they are with their pastor. WOODLAND ITEMS. Mr. F. B. Preuett, who happened to a very serious accident some time ago, is improving slowly. In trying to catch a loose mule he was thrown to the ground and wa3 very badly hurt, almost breaking the hip joint. Little Cecil Roberts, son of Mr; and Mrs. Charley Roberts, is very low at this writing' with typhoid fever. r Mr. Milton Ferguson is very sick we didn't learn the malady. Hope he will be better soon. - The poultry men have started their wagons gathering up turkeys for Thanksgiving, the price opening at 30 cents. , . , Most of the farmers are through sowing -wheat and gathering corn. We have had a few mornings that made us think of hog killing as the frost looked like a young "Snow. Mr. Brown, of the Gibbs vicinity, is killing hogs today. Mr. and Mrs. H. M. Ferguson are on the sick list this week. Mrs. C. F. Fowler had the misfor tune to lose her pocket book last Sun day night on the way to church at Woodland. Hope she will find it. The little baby which Mr. and Rrs. Cinor Ferguson have taken to raise has been very sick for a month but is up again. Rev. Manley and wife were vis itors in the home of Mrs. Rena Preu ett last Sunday. Birthday Dinner. A very delightful birthday dinner vas given as a surprise to Mrs. F. E. Arnn last Wednesday afternoon at 6 o'clock by Mr. and Mrs. C. T. Humphrey. It was a duck dinner with dressing and other suitable prep arations. The party consisted of, Mr. and Mrs. F. E. Arnn, Mrs. Lura Row land, Miss Mittie Casey and little Mignon Humphrey. UNION CITY CHAMBER OF COMMERCE CHARTERED Articles of incorporation for the Chamber of Commerce of Union City were filed with Secretary of State Ernest N. Haston Tuesday. The new organization vas char tered under the general welfare law. The incorporators who signed the charter are the .following prominent business men of Obion County's chief city: R. H. Rust, H. M. Oliver, H. A. Beck, H. O. Vincent,, W. A. Nailling, J. P. Verhine, Charles Dietzel, M. A. Blanton, Ben Howard, W. E. Hud gins, Hugh Smith, E. P. Grissom, Harris Park3, Walker L. Martin, A. F. Tittsworth, G. W. Phebu3, Jr., and Hunter Elam. VALENTINO IN SUPERB PICTURE "The Young Rajah" "Affords Star , A Two Excellent Roles. One of the strongest stellar vehi cles for Rodolph Valentino yet se lected is "TheYoung Rajah," a new Paramount picture in which that popular star will be seen at Jimmied Playhouse next Monday and Tues day. Three other notable features make this picture one of the ctrougest in which Mr. Valentino has yi. ap peared, under Paramount auspices. The story is the famous novel, "Amos Judd," by J. A. Mitchell, which proved one of the most successful American works of fiction. It was adapted to the screen by June Ma this, the adapter of "The Four Hor3e: men of the Apocalypse," "Blood and Sand" and other Valentino pictures. The cast is unusually large and in cludes many prominent and popular players, inculding Wanda Hawley, Bertram Grassby, Charles Ogle, Pat Moore, George . Poriolat, Fannie Midgely, George Field, EdvHI Ste vens, Robert Ober, Jack Gidding, J. Farrell MacDrmald and several oth efl. STORY IS DRAMATIC. The story, which is laid in Ameri ca and India, introduces Ames Judd, first as a young Hindu prince a child brought to this country for1 po litical reasons and placed in the care of Joshua and Sarah Judd, kindly New England farmers, together with an immense fortune. As the child grows up he demonstrates a remark able gift of foretelling events, and his predictions always come true. As as man, he goe3 to Harvard and wins signal honors, but incurs the bitter enmity of Bennett, who believes him responsible for the accident which cs uses the death of Slade, Bennett's friend. Amos and Bennett fall in love vith the same girl Mall7 Cab ot. Incidents follow in dramatic and startling succession and the play ends gloriously. The number of miles to the gallon depends largely on the conscience of the man at the filling station. Id .Mr T0 your hens "board" all winter without laying enough eggs to pay the cost of their feed? Don't blame it all on the cold weather proper feeding will produce eggs even in winter. If hens .aren't getting a complete egg ration, they can't lay. Purina Poultry Chows will make your hens lay more eggs when eggs are worth more. You can prove it on a money back guarantee. Start feeding Purina Hen Chow and Chicken Chowder now. . For Sale in Checkerboard Bags by We a re in V 0 41 Cherry-Moss Grain Coo as"-1 '1 I it . .: .I.::-:..- i -tw.l WE SELL CARVING KNIVES THAT WILL "CARVE" YOUR THANKSGIVING BIRD. YOU WILL ENJOY HAVING GUESTS IF YOU HAVE NICE. NEW TABLE WE DO NO SHARP PRACTICE IN OUR BUSINESS.: Wfci UU NOT JUGGLE PRICES UP AND DOWN. WE TREAT ALL OUR CUSTOMERS FAIRLY AND SQUARELY. THIS IS WHY WE HAVE THE CONFIDENCE OF THIS COMMUNITY. ELECTRIC LIGHT GLOBES. BEST FOR THE MONEY SPECIAL 25 CENTS DRY CELL BATTERIES MAKE YOUR FORD START EASY THESE COLD MORN INGS. SPECIAL 35 CENTS. MOORE'S AIRTIGHT PARLOR HEATERS HEAT YOUR WHOLE HOUSE WITH LESS COAL. F. C. WEHMAN Practice Needed. There wasn't a much tougher out fit in the whole State of Wyoming than the Fl7ing V, and it was with some surprise that the cowboys had gathered together and heard the boss proclaim: "I want you fellers to get out yeT .0.M'.W-V y' W0& More Eggs or Money Back C PURINA KC) jjj (KiurcN g IN CHKCMEfl BOARD jg JffliM the market for a :ew cars Wheat Union City, Tennessee CUTLERY. COAL OIL HEATERS DO THE WORK THESE COOL MORNINGS. ALL SIZES. MAJESTIC THE RANGE WITH A REPU TATION. COST NO MORE. LASTS LONGER. COLE'S HOT BLAST HEATERS HOLD FIRE 48 HOURS. ALL STYLES AND SIZES. guns and practice up a bit." "What fer?" demanded the cho rus. "Well, we're goin Into Chicago with a train of cattle in a week or 8o,-"an' we wa&ta be able to at least hold our own." ' Straw LAND SALE. Malcolm Chambers et al. vs. W. J. Pierce et al. In Chancery Court at Union City, Tennessee. In obedience to a decreo of the Chancery Court at Union City made it the October Term, 1922, in the above styled case, I will, on Monday, the 4th Day of December, 1922, at 1:45 p.m., in front of (he East Door of the Court house, sell to the highest and best bidder the property in said' de cree'' described, being two tracts of land lying and bcine: in Hth Civil District of Obion County, Tenn., and described as follows: TRACT NO. 1. Banning at a stake, the northwest coiner of Joe Pierce tract of land, and west boundary line Jesse Finch land, run ning thence north with said line to .Ter.so Finch's northwest corner 26 pcles and 5 links i:i the middle cf the public road, thence westerly with the neanderiiiKS of said road to the erst boundary line of J. M. Miles lr.nd to a ctakc in the middle of the road near a ditch, crocs'ns said road, thence southeast with said ditch 28 poles and 19 links to a s ake, thence east striking C. W. Easlcy's north boundary lino 117 poles and 18 links, to the beginning. ' 1 TRACT NO. 2. Beginning at a stakjWio southeast coiner of J. F. Piefce land, runs thence north 156 poles to a stake, the northwest cor ner of the J. F. Pierce tract on the south boundary line of W. C. Miles heirs land, thenco east vith said land 31 poles and 2 links to a stake, thence south 156 poles tD a stake, Jimmerson's north bov.v.uary line, thence west 31 poles and 2 link3 to a stake to the beginning corner, and both tracts containing together 47 acres. - TERMS OF 'SALE. Sale will be made free from the equity cf redemp tion, and for cne-third cash, one third in nine months and one-third in 18 months, and he will sell the same subject to a prior deed of trust upon said tiact of land in favor of the Union Central Life Insuiane Company in the sum of ? 1800.00. The Clerk and Ma ter will sell W. J. Pierce's equity and ngnti In ana to the above described tracts of land. This October 31. 1922. 61-61. GEO. A. GIBBS, Clerk and Commissioner. Pierce & Fry, Solicitors. Wig Wag. Bilkcns showed up with a Bet ot hand-carved features that resembled the field after Chateau-Thierry. , "Pete's sake!" gasped a friend. "What happened to your face? Been In an accident?" "Nope," returned Bilkens sadly. "A deaf and dumb barber shaved me and he was feeling chatty."