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1 Dr. W. M. TURNER
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FniOB Ulty Commercial, mubllibel 1890. . . . . . .
Watt Tenonaae Coorier, established 17. C"olIdted September 1, 1897.
VOL. 13., NO. 27.
TJtf"f We wish to inform the public that while disease is raging
throughout the country it is absolutely necessary to have all
medicines of the very best and compounded most skillfully. We know this will be the
case if you patronize Moss' Drug Store, for there you get the best regardless of cost.
The prescriptionist is registered on examination, something few others can boast of.
Bargains are always to be found at
our big furniture store.
Special inducements to newly married couples
and genuine bargains offered to all customers who
buy of us. We are receiving weekly up-to-date
Bed-Room Suites,
Rockers. Dininer Chnira.
jgj Tables, Sideboards, Go-Carts,
Odd Dressers, Bookcases,
China Closets, etc.
In fact we carry nothing but new goods. We also
carry the biggest and best-selected stock
newest and prettiest designs of
in Union City.
The inost complete and up-to-date
-Undertakers' Supplies
and have the services of the only
GRADUATE of EMBALMING in Obion County.
Don't fail to give us a call before buying anything
we carry in any of our departments.
B. Greer & Co.
The above word when completed is the name of a new
made in Union City. Each dash represents a letter. Com
plete the word and send through the mail to the under-
aignea. ine nrst liu lo sena in correct answers will each
receive-a box of cigars.
M.WINBERG, Union City, Tenn,
A solution of the puzzle will appear in this space next wee?t
White and Yellow Stock.
Lumber of all kinds for all purposes,
material for the contractor, builder and
based upon our qualities aud figures will
Souujd, well-seasoned
carpenter. Estimates
be successful over all
A Our Lumber, Moulding, Lath,
smngies, &c.
fit! the requirements of all who are particular about the quality
! wuat tuey buy. A look will convince you.
Askins & Dircks Lurater Co '
"Bonds, bonds, where are the
bonds?" is a sort of game, Bome
thing like "Thimble, thimble"-
etc., mat numerous persons are
engaged in playing. The bonds in
the case are alleged to have been
issued by agents of the Eepublic
of Cuba, and the proceeds have
been expended fighting: Spain.
Where those bonds are and how
many are out is a question that is
the key to" the game and not likely
to be fully answered until the
holders of them make & demand
upon the Cuban government, soon
to be established. One man, prob
ably knows about all that is to bo
known about these bonds, and may
be he has a big block of them him
self, was in Washington this week,
conferring with Secretary Hoot
and Mr. McKinley. That was
Gen. Maximo Gomez, who com-
manuea wnat tue uubans were
pleased to call an army when the
Americans took possession of
Cuba, and he came straight from
the man whose knows more about
the bonds than he does, because all
that were sold had to pass through
his hands. That man is Tomaso
Estrada 1'alma, who was at the
head of the Cuban Junta in New
York, where he still makes his
home. Gen Gomez talks a lot of
rot about gratitude bringing him
to Washington, but some very
clear signs indicate that his real
object is to secure Administration
influence for a Cuban Presidential
candidate who can be depended
upon not to turn the cold shoulder
to Gomez and his friends who have
Cuban bonds. But why he didn't
fix it up . with Gen. Wood, in
lavana, without bringing the
matter to Washington, is a little
puzzling, although the fact that
si tit ,
uen. w ooa's private secretary is
with Gomez indicates that the vis
it to Washington was approved by
Senator Tillman passed through
Washington this week, and he ex
pressed some vigorous political
opinions. Hot instance, be said:
It is stupid to talk about the
Democratic party being the ene
n'iy of the business interests. We
did endorse the free coinage of sil
ve r, but events have proven that
our contention as to the need of
more money was correct. The
prosperity which the country has
experienced is simply due to the
iarere increase in the supply of
gold trough new discoveries.
We are riding now on the crest of
the wave, but it will not be long
before we get into the trough.
Hard times will come and then
what are the Republicans to do.
They have enacted a high tariff
and have given us a gold standard
and when they find that neither of
these will avoid the disaster, they
will seek to find, some other rem
edy, the result of which will be to
help the rich regardless of the
poor." Of the future of the Dem
ocratic policy Mr. Tillman said:
"We will be against a carpetbag
Government for the Philippines,
because we know the evils which
such Government brings in its
train. I do not know that the
money question will figure in the
next campaign, but I do know
that there will be plently of vul
nerable spots in the Republican
armor which we can "attack." Of
the probable Democratic candidate
Senator Tillman said: "1 do not
see a candidate in sight, but, I for
one, will not , favor the nomina- j
tion of anyone who has not been
identified with the party for the
past four years. I do not see how
it is possible for socalled Demo
crats to expect the Democrats in
lQQi to endorse the principles to
which the Republicans are now
wedded, and yet they are solemnly
discussing such a a proposition.
They expect the Democrats to
move side by side with the Repub
licans and then win. That is not
my way f mnking a fight."
Col. It. M. Johnson, Texas
member of the Democratic Na
tional Committee, who passed
through Washington this week, on
his way to New York, said of the
political outlook: 'The Demo
cratic party is all right and has
fully recovered from the defeat of
1900. What we want to do to win
next fall is simply to take advan
tage of our opportunities. The
Republicans seem, to be all at sea
on the tariff question, and in my
opinion the tariff question will
again come to the front as an issue.
But there will be other live issues
besides the tariff in the next cam
Senator Hanna sent his private
secretary to Washington to im
press upon the mind of Mr. JNlc
Kinley the necessity for his pres
ence among the Ohio Republicans
to prevent the present bickerings
growing into a regular cut Inroat
fight, and the result was that Mr,
and Mrs. McKinley left Friday for
As Mr. McKinley left WTash
ington without appointing a new
Pension Commissioner, it looks as
though he has decided to allow
Commissioner Evans to keep that
position, notwithstanding the hub
bub against him that has been
aroused by the skillful agitation.of
professional "old soldiers" on the
ground that his construction of
the law has not given the old sol
diers all that was coming to them
in the way of pensions, it is
hinted that an attempt is to be
made to force Mr. McKinley to
act by carrying the fight against
Evans into Ohio Politics.
Many Publications Will Be Required
to Pay First-class Rates.
New York, July 5. A special
to the Tribune from Washington
Postmaster General Smith has
decided to debar from second-class
mail privileges the large class of
periodical publications which de
pond largely on gift enterprises,
guessing contests or nominal sub
scription rates for their circula
tion. .
This sweeping reform designat
ed to put the postal service on a
paying basis, is to be ordered next
week by a modification of the pos
tal regulations under existing law.
by the new regulations a vast
amount of printed matter that now
pays for transmission at the rate
of one cent will be charged eight
cents a pound.
The second-class matter has
grown until it now embraces near
ly three-fourth of the entire
weight of all the mail matter
handled by the government, and
yet brings in a revenue of less
than 14,000,000, a year, out of the
entire postal revenue " of more
than $ 110,000,000. While it con
tains about three fourths of all the
weight it furnishes only about one-
thirtieth of the revenue.
Cincinnati, July 6. The Rev.
Francis E. Clark, president, deliv
ered his address at the twentieth
annual Christian Endeavor Conven
tion in this city to-day. He dwelt
particularly on the growth of the
movement during the second decade
of its existence and the rapidity
with which the societies through
out the world have multiplied.
For every age God prepares his
agencies. As the bee is made for
the flower, as the bird's wing fits
the air, and the fin of the fish the
yielding water, so in the moral and
religious world God adapt his
plans and methods to the needs of
the time.
To the mind of the devout be
liever there is no surer test of the
overruling providence of God. In
every great movement in the church
of God can be seen God's nice ad
justment of time and place and
method to the needs of the age.
let this organization never outrun
the " leading of the Spirit. How
ever many wheels there may be, be
sure that the living creature is
within the wheels.
But, once more, the church of the
Twentieth Century needs to be
more united. The Nineteenth Cen
tury, though inaugurating these
united movements, was a century
of individualism and division.
Fifty new sects can be counted that
sprung up m the United States
alone within a hundred years.
Starving churches have been form.
ed to perpetuate denomination.
alism a dozen sometimes where
oae would do the work. Whether
these things are wrong I am not
here to-dar to judge. But -one
trust, I venture to say, is needed,
and that is a church trust. There
should be a religious clearing
house. There should be a combina
tion of the Christian forces of the
land to work together in harmony,
It was born m 1881, grew strong
The Sunday-school, begun in the I in the last two decades of the Nine-
last part of the Eighteenth Cen
tury, had a vast work to do for the
Nineteenth Century in populariz
ing Bible study. The Nineteenth
Century was to print a cheap Bible
for every one. The Sunday-school
came just in time to teach every
one to study it when printed.
The Nineteenth Century saw pe
culiar perils assail the young man.
The saloon, the brothel, the gamb
ling den, commercialism and ma
terialism laid their traps for him.
But God looked down from heav
en upon tne children ot men, and
in the middle of the century the
Young Men's Christian Association
was started to set young men at
work for young men in a new evan
The days of the rampant infidel
and atheist are also in the past, as
devoutly believe. No R ert
Hume could to-day greatly ' in
fluence the thought of the world.
No Voltaire or Rousseau could num
ber his followers by millions.
Robert Ingersoll to-day is little but j Mobile and Ohio Railroad Industrial
memory of eloquent bathos and
pathos. No thinking man is mov
ed by his "mistakes" oi Moses, or
his tirades against the Gospels.
But something more insidious, more
subtle, more harmful a thousand
times than blatant infidelity is the
foe of the church of the Twentieth
Century. ' This infidelity is a scep
ticism of life rather than of talk.
Now I think it is no empty boast
to claim that theChristin Endeavor
Society was raised up by God for
this especial crisis ia the Twentieth
Century. It is built on strenuous
lines. It appeals to the sense of
duty. Its purpose is not to amuse
young people, or to tickle them
with the entertainment straw, but
to call upon them in the name of
Jesus Christ to do hard things fori
their Lord and for his church.
teenth Century for the sake of the
Twentieth Century, which so sore
ly needs the united forces of right
eousness to oppose the united
forces of the Evil One. This union
was not the cunningly devised plan
of man, but was foreordained of
God. As the wheat grows on the
prairie, each blade growing by it
self, but each one contributing to
the unity and glory of the harvest
field, so the Christian Endeavor
societies have grown up without
man's design or forethought, be
cause God had a harvest of united
Christian service to reap in the
Twentieth Century.
Upon these broad and substantial
grounds, then, I claim that God
has a use for the Christian Endeav
or movement in the church of the
Twentieth Century. There is no
magic or legerdemain about Chris
tian Endeavor methods. We have
no prophet Elijah or infallible Pope
or inspired mother in our Israel.
aids in this direction and contri
bute greatly to the spirit of ad
vancement and the practical results
which follow in its wake. Local
organizations bringing the citizens
in close touch in this work are also
especially valuable.
This Department has but a
single aim: the growth and pros
perity of the country tributary to
the Mobile St Ohio Railroad. It
welcomes every aid and pledges all
its effort in this direction.
We desire every citizen, every
organization of whatsoever kind,
interested in this work of develop
ment, to keep in close touch and
communicate freely with the follow
ing named agents of the Land and
Industrial Department:
Henry Fonde, Mobile, Ala.,
whose jurisdiction extends over
all lines south of Corinth, Miss.
, W. L. Henderson, Chemical
Building, St. Mouis, Mo., having
in charge all territory from St.
Louis to Corinth, Miss., inclusive.
If you are negotiating for the
location, in your section, of a fac
tory, colony, educational insti
tution, etc., furnish these agents
the particulars, and we will endeavr
or to help you to establish tha
enterprise. M. V. Richards,
Land and Industrial Agent
Special Rate to Monteagla,
On account of Monteagle Assem
bly Sunday-school Institute, thlf t-'V m.
C. & St. L. Ry. will sell round
tickets Union City to Monteagle on
August 10, 11 and 12, good to re
turn on or before Agugust 25, for
$7.80. W. W. Lovelace, Agent.
Washington, D. C,
June 25, 1901.
As an aid to the development of
resources and as a means of foster,
ing enterprise, the Mobile & Ohio
Railroad has established a Land
and Industrial Department.
The active co-operation of every
resident along this line of road is
requested, and his full asistance
solicited in this interest.
The natural advantages and re
sources of the South are many and
valuable. No other section oi
country has been as richly endowed,
or can show as splendid opportuni
ties and as varied interests. Here
all the elements unite to form a
section rich in natural wealth, and
with the climatic conditions which
This is the meaning of the Chris-j make life pleasant and attractive.
It was not intended by its fram
ers that the Federal Government
should be run at a big profit. No
better proof of unnecessary taxa
tion could be found than the bal
ance $76,000,000,000 from the re
ceipt of the fiscal year just closed
after the most extravagant expenditures.
'My daughter," said the father
of the beautiful girl, "young Mr.
Milyuns will very likely propose to
night, and
"Father,", she cried, ;'I cannot
marry him." '
"No? Well, put him off for a
week. I want to borrow another
thousand from him.
Eighth out of every 10,000 English
people emigrate every year.
A wise man attends strictly to
his own business unless paid to
attend to the business of other peo
ple. '
"Hurry is the mark of a weak
mind," say a feminine writer.
Her ladyship was evidently never
chased by a savage dog.-
tian Endeavor pledge. Call it
what you will covenant, affirma
tion, promise: word it as- you
choose, so long as you do not take
out of it the jring of high resolve
and earnest purpose to confess
Christ and work for him.
The Twentieth Century church
needs the Christian Endeavor So-
The South is receiving the atten
tion of homeseekers, capitalists and
investors, and there is opportunity
to further its interests by active
' and intelligent effort. There is a
demand for full information con
cerning the various resources, ,and
for detailed descriptions ot specific
properties, towns, counties and the
Ice Cream Soda,
Fruit Ices,
Soda Water, and
Summer Drinks
of all kinds.
Cream Bread
and Fine Cakes
Baked Daily.
The largest line of
Candies in the city
Fresh Oysters
and Fine Fruits
in season.
;4 "
cietv because it needs the prayer-1 advantages which contribute to
meeting. The influences which 1 1 their prosperity and growth. Any
have already alluded to are the mi-1 publications or special correspond
crobes "which are destroying the I ence upon industrial and immigra
tissues of many a praver-meetinr. I tion matters can be utilized to
It is too much trouble to go to the I good purpose, and will form a part
midweek sevice. It is not "good lot and be used as a fund of infor
form" in many church circles togive Jmation for prospective settlers and
one s testimony to tne love oi i pnrcuasers, ah are lavueu to con
Christ. It is objected to in some
quarters as "wearing one's heart
on one's sleeve." Any kind of a re-
lidous experience is considered
"cant" by some people.
The Twentieth Century church
needs more thoroughgoing and ef
fective organization in church life.
Organization is the sign of life,"
it has been truly said, "the lack of
it is death. Enthusiasm and cour
age are evanescent unless they
take on organized forms. Feeling
and resolution fade out if not turn
ed into rule and made steady by
habit" One of the century's great
est thoughts is specialization and
organization, in our business, our
factories, our schools, our farms.
Shall the church only lag behind in
this respect? To decry "organ
ization in a church and laud it in a
factory is the height of folly. Only
tribute to this effort, and to assist
in bringing the South faithfully be
fore the people of the country who
are desiring and contemplating a
change of location and business.
This Department is at the ser
vice of tne residents along the
Mobile & Ohio Railroad and ex
tends its facilities tree of charge to
any movement which may be inaug
urated with a view of building up
and developing the section of
country tributary to its lines.
Owners ot farm properties, factory
sites, water powers, mineral re
sources, or locations, which are in
any way adapted to purposes of
business, are requested to make
the Department a medium of ser
vice, and will have all possible
asistance which can be given to
promote progress and growth.
The newspapers are invaluable
Dr. J. H. B0SWELL,
Offices over Thompson's Drug Store,
Telephone 231.
Office over Moss' riiarmacy, Mary t.
Phone 286.
Dr. W. P. Richards.
and Burgeon.
Office at Naillings Drug Store.
Successfully Treat all Diseases with
out the use oi knife or drug.
Chronic Diseases a Specialtt.
Offlice bo Mary Street.
Hours 8-12 a. ki. i-i p. i.
Consultation and Examination ree.

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