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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
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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."

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