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MARSHALL A BAIRD, Editors and Publisher ON ST. DOLLAR A YEAR Telephone 103 Kntered at the post office at Colon City, Ten' ieuet, a second-class mail matter. FRIDAY, JULY 0. 1906. FOR FLOATER t, W. BCRKEr We arc authorised to announce 3. W Buruey of Union City at a candidate for Pictorial Rep resentative from the oeuotles of Lake, Obion and Dyer, (object to the action of the Iemo- crauo party. FOR SHERIFF , a. j. dsewbt. We are authorised to announce R. J. Drewrr. of District 1.1, at an Independent candidate fur enerui, subject to tne August election, vm. FOR REGI8TER. aUKVltf CHAPJCU. We are authorized to announce Marvin Chsp- ei as a candidate tor Register of union County, subject to the will of the Democratic party. FOR MAGISTRATE. W. w. HALL. We are authorized to announce W. W. Hall a candidate tor Justice of the Peace for the Thirteenth Civil District of Obion County. Election Thursday, August 2, 19w. t. ft. HRATTON. We are authorized to announce S R. Bratton a candidate for Justice of the Peace for the Thirteenth Civil District of Obion County. Election Thursday, August 2, lifts. DEMOCRATIC TICKET. FOR DNITED STATES SKNATOR ROBT. L. TAYLOR. FOR GOVERNOR M. R. PATTERSON. FOR RAILROAD COMMISSIONER IIARVEY H. HANNAH. STATE SENATOR. F. M. McREE. FOR REPRESENTATIVE O, R. KENNEY. J FOR SHERIFF, JOHN E, FINCH. FOR TRUSTEE, S. T. IIAYDON. FOR CODNTY COURT CLERK, S. F. HOWARD. FOR CIRCUIT COURT CLERK, J. M. HICKMAN, Water and Light NOTICE. The Water dues for the third quarter of the year 1906 are now due and must be paid by the 10th of July at the office of the Superintendent or water will be cut off and $1 charged for turning it on again. All light bills for the month are due and must be paid at the same place by the same date. A. WADE, Superintendent. Be not discouraged or deceived. Your church is neither dead nor dying. Some confusion has been caused by the action of the Union ists and their claims that your whole church has been bodily swallowed by the rich Northern Church. That claim, however, is a false and deceptive claim. Perhaps a majority o f your preachers and one-third of your membership may approve the al leged union and go into that church, but more than five hundred of your ministers and more than one hun dred and twenty five thousand of your members wilt be left and still remain loyal to the Cumberland Presbyterian Church. With the help of the Lord these can accom plish, and will accomplish, a won derful and glorious work for His kingdom. He is more powerful than numbers, and trust in Him is better than reliance on riches. He is still your friend aud will not forsake you if you do not forsake Him. The Cumberland Presbyterian Church is still alive and active as a distinctive organization of Chris tian worshippers, and as such it is the legal owner of all the property conveyed to it heretofore, notwith standing the so-called union. More than has been done would be nec essary t o change its property rights, if indeed they could be changed at all; and the member ship of no man, woman or child ha3 been changed, or can be changed, against his or her will. Of course, any Cumberland Presbyterian, desiring to do so, can become a member of the Pres byterian Church of the United States of America now as hereto fore; but to do so he must renounce the former and unite with the lat ter, just as a Methodist or a Bap tist or a Southern Presbyterian, would have to do to accomplish the same end. In doing this he would inevitably become a seceder from the Cumberland Presbyterian Church, and thereby lose all his rights and privileges therein as to both property and worship. Each local Cumberland Presby terian Church, or congregation, still owns and has the absolute legal right to use and control its local church property for local church purposes. No action of the congregation, or eldership, or trustees, one or all, by majority,; minority, or as a whole, can change the legal aspect of that property as fixed by deed or will, or legally pass it from the Cumberland Pres byterian Church to the Presbyte rian Lburcn U. fc. A. buch a change would be an illegal diver sion, subject to restraint by injunc tion while being attempted and to annullment by decree of court after the act has been done. If, fortunately, any Cumberland Presbyterian congregation should be reduced to a minority, or a sin gle member, by the withdrawal or secession of the other members (whether for the purpose of unit ing with the Presbyterian Church U. S. A., or with some other church or with no church at all), that per severing minority or member would then own and hold the local property of the particular church under the original trust for which it was given or conveyed; and if the congregation should all with draw or secede it could not divert the property and carry it with it into another church. Any pastor, employed by Cum berland Presbyterians, who denies his allegiance to the Cumberland Presbyterian Church and professes to have become, by union or other wise, a member of the Presbyterian Church U. S. A., thereby, in legal contemplation, breaches his con tract and terminates his pastorate. In such case self-respect on his part and fairness to others, alike, demands that he voluntarily resign and vacate. Should he not do this, the congregation or session, one or both, or such parts of them, whether majority or minority, as continue to be loyal Cumberland Presbyterians, have the legal right and are in duty bound to request him to retire and to call a loyal Cumberland Presbyterian minister in his stead. Those of the eldership and mem bership of the particular congre gation, if any, and whether many or few, who, like the pastor, deny allegiance to the Cumberland Pres byterian Church and profess to have become, by union or other wise, members of the Presbyterian Church IJ. S. A., have no legal right to insist on his retention, or to question in any way the right of the loyal Cumberland Presby terians to employ a pastor of their own choosing in his stead. Any elder, deacon or trustee, elected by Cumberland Presby terians, who denies his allegiance to the Cumberland Presbyterian Church and professes to have be come, by union or otherwise, a member of the Presbyterian Church U. S. A., thereby vacates his oflice and in legal contempla tion denudes himself of all rights and trusts in connection with the business and propertjr of the con gregation; and in consequence of this action on his part the mem bers of , the congregation remain ing loyal Cumberland Presbyteri ans become legally authorized to elect some eligible member in his place. Ministers, elders, trustees, dea cons and members who think the so-called union between the two churches desirable and that it should be effectuated, and do not go so far as to renounce their al legiance to the Cumberlond Pres byterian Church, are not by that opinion and preference deprived of any of their rights and privil eges as Cumberland Presbyterians. Those rights and privileges, wheth er of property or service and ad ministration, are lost to those only who finally renounce allegiance to the C u m b e r 1 and Presbyterian Church and profess to have be come, by means of the so-called union or otherwise, members of the Presbyterian Church U. S. A. No presbytery, comprising Cum berland Presbyterian Churches, can by majority vote or even by unanimous resolution convert it self into a presbytery of the Pres byterian Church U. S. A. ; and no Synod, comprising Cumberland Presbyterian presbyteries, can by majority vote or even by unani mous resolution convert itself into a synod of the Presbyterian Church U. S. A. Cumberland Presbyterian Churches within a certain terri torial boundary constitute a Cum berland Presbytery presbytery; and certain designated Cumberland Presbyterian presbyteries const! tute a Cumberland Presbyterian synod, and neither of these has power to make itself anything but what it is at the beginning, name ly, a Cum berland Presbyterian body, or to transfer itself or any of its constituent parts into an other denomination. To make a presbytery of the Presbyterian Church U. S. A. to begin with, and to make a Synod of the Presbyterian Church U. S. A., there must be presbyteries of the Presbyterian Church U. S. A. to begin with. The larger body can not be different in denomina tion from the smaller bodies com posing it; nor' can it lawfully change itself, or them, or any of them, from one allegiance to an other, any more than a Grand Lodge of Odd Fellows, or change subordinate lodges of the one or der into those of the other order. Therefore, all members of a Cumberland Presbyterian presby tery, or of a Cumberland Presby terian synod, who, by minority or majority o r unanimous action, deny allegiance to the Cumberland Presbyterian Church and profess allegiance to the Presbyterian Church, U. S. A., thereby become seceders and lose all their rights and powers as such members. Nor can they, after such secession or withdrawal from a Cumberland Presbyterian presbytery or synod, lawfully assemble themselves to gether and transact business as a presbytery or synod of the Pres byterian Church U. S. A., first because they were not elected to a presbytery or synod of that de nomination, and secondly because those electing them were not them selves of that denomination, and thirdly because that denomination, in the case supposed, has made no call for the meeting of its presby tery or synod. Even the General Assembly of the Cumberland Presbyt e r i a n Church, at Decatur, 111., though favoring the so-called union by a majority vote, did not pretend to have the power or to exercise the right of converting itself into a General Assembly, or other body or judicatory of the Presbyterian Church U. S. A. It claimed to be a Cumberland Presbyterian Gen eral Assembly to the last and in that name alone attempted to tran sact business. Much less than that body if possible have Cumberland Presbyterian presbyteries or syn ods the power to convert them selves into presbyteries or synods of the Presbyterian Church U.S.A. K CONSUMERS! OUR BRST PATENT FLOUR Dafomfe's BE at PER BARREL or Actual Wholesale Price. Every barrel guaranteed to give perfect satisfaction, or money refunded. Now is the time to lay in your flour. Leave order at Dahnke's Cafe or Telephone No. 31 and we will deliver promptly to part of the city. 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Be on your guard and see that those op posing you gain no unjust advan taee by boastful claims or by stub born assertion of results that rWe not been accomplished or of rights that do not exist. Attend all of your church services and above all things be humble, faithful and prayerful, trusting the Lord for guidance, comfort and strength. . ..: Friends. ' Groceries Chief thought in buying Groceries should be not how cheap, but how good. That has always been OUR controlling thought. The pronounced growth of our Grocery business is proof positive that the idea is correct for you are buying groceries of us more liberally than ever before. And all that's here is high grade. . O!!!!!!!!!!!!!.'!.'!! E. P. GRISSOM I TWO PIIONES-204-230 Lumber and Building Material Can furnish for everything you want to build from a chicken-coop to a beautiful res idence. Our lines complete and our yards convenient. ; Telephone 37. Yards on First Street, south of Presbyterian Church. Union City, Tenn. 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