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DENTISTS. I Mary Street, Union City i Telephone 144. j Ors. Turner, Parks & Hughes DENTISTS. Mary Street, Union City , Telephone 144. Pnlon City Commercltl, wtablUhei 1S90. 1 ConBoliale4 September 1, 1897. Will Innee Uonriet , e tblihed 1(7. t UNION CITY, TENN, FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 15, 1907. VOL. 16, NO. 47 GOMMERC Hi IP XI XL 1 1 Miffi BRING YOUR COUPONS TO THE RED CROSS DRUG STOR TELEPHONE No. - OO AND GET A $1.00 BOTTLE OF McCULLOUGH'S LIFE-SAVING BLOOD PURIFIER FOR 50 CENTS. IT'S THE GREATEST BLOOD MEDICINE OF THE AGE, RE:D CROSS DRUG STORE: WATSON & KIMZEY Iroprietors. SPECIAL AGENTS. o c-"t Sit iftt iftt ct 0 a & ij? v el r . .. o J 4 . 4 . , t v. ,& Air, . . - r: , i 4 ' T1 H 9 pre To consider your wants for the coming season. Our lines of General Hardware ueensi'jare. and Farming Stoves ImDlements are complete and you to call and buying elsewhere . we respectfully, request i nvestigate them before SALESPEOPLE Chas. T. McDanlel, A. J. Haynes, J. F. Gregory and Miss Dautie Pardue nion Gity and ardware urniture Go Telephone 164. Union City, Tenri. ft f I v 4 THE ROAD MEETING. chart; e t iat the public mail letters in the box on the N.. C. &, St. L. CITIZENS AROUSED. Largo Number of Citizens Assemble road addressed to Trenton or Jor- Largest Attended Meeting for Years. at Courthouse. dan along with the mail to Hickman I The meeting of the Merchants' Last Monday a large number of and Nashville, which gives lots ot J Association at the Mayor's office citizens of, town and country as- trouble and unnecessary work for J ldt Muudaj nigh i was the largest, sembled at the courthouse for the the mail clerk, besides an unavoid-1 most harmonious sad enthusiastic purpose of discussing ways and able delay. held in this city for many years. means for the construction of pub- The box on the M. & O. is for the By 7.30 o'clock the hall was filled, lie roads and for maintaining the depositof mail going north or south, J with room only left for those who public highways of the county, the proper dispatch of which would wanted to take the floor for the be over the M. & O. road, and the purpose of speaking. The meeting box on the N., C. & St. L. is for mail was called by the Association, but going west to Hickman, Ky., or east the business men and citizens gen- to Nashville or places reached by erally were invited to be present and that rmitp ' lhf ra ilwa ma il rcrl-a lalif nirt in (h nnvootlnir. . r r on the N., C. & St. L. complain at I The Chairman, Mr. Whitle?. called the amount of mail taken from the the house to order with S. H. Stone the object of the meeting and W. box on their road and say this east at the secretary's desk. G. Reynolds explained its purposes, oouna man must De worked betore i ne cniet subject of consideration Among the speakers were Seid reaching Gibbs or delayed, if for was the improvement of our streets Waddell, W. M. Miles, A. N. Moore, that connection, the mail out of this and many pertinent suggestions Geo. Dahnke, J. H. McDowell and omce proper oeing woricea nrst. were maae, among the chief epeak- S. R. Bratton. 1 consider these, boxes a great ers being Dr. c, vv. Miles, George The session was short, but pro- conven,eDCC- auu OUI nnaer. un, vv. xs. wniie, u. vv. Key- ductiveof vervBensibleandrat onal etttuu' vuc um) uuc ,u luc oiaw uC, j. . uuruicn, conclusions. It has long been a bar- Nojiog: it. f and, without specifying further, riertogood road making to under- "" a 1 - jw- v.. taWAfhArornnrnctionof the coun. pondeace between this office and part in the discussions. ty roads under one head and man- oiats and clerks of the Post Office Dr. Miles, Mr. Reynolds, Mr. Bur- Several speeches were made, em- bracin. various ideas connected with the subject. The meeting was called bj the Merchants' Association, with B. H. Whitley presiding and S. H. Stone as secretary. Mr. Whitley stated agement for many reasons, principal one being the matter of local interests. For instance, if the county should provide a fund either by a special tax or a bond issue and elect a commission to proceed with the work of making (rood roads, then a conflict would immediately arise between the vari ous sections as to which should have advantage of the first improve ments, and so on, as they are done. the Department looking to the removal dick, Mr. White and others recom- of these troubles or removing the mended a bond issue, while Mr. boxes. I want the boxes to remain, Dahnke and others suggested the and earnestly urge the public to taxing plan for improving the city assist me by mailing only such let- streets. Those opposing the bonds ters in the boxes as should go there. Yours truly, G. T. Taylor, Postmaster. did not favor entailing a debt upon future generations, while those fav- voring same preferred the bond issue from the view that the work could be accomplished in much less time and that a majority of those now living could enjoy the benefits. In b Tb Year 1906 Has Gone And 1907 Has Come . And we arc still doing bjsi ness at the same old stand, and we are very thankful to our friends who have patronized us in our business, and kindly ask them and others also for their patronage in the fu ture. We will endeavor to please them and give them better service this year than last. We carry a line of first-class Groceries and sell as cheap as the cheapest. . .... Horth First Street Grocery A. H. BRIGGS, Prop. Fhons 275 IE 11 CAL w. L. w ITE. FOR Country Hams, Shouldiersand Bacon Dillon Pardoned. Gov, Patterson on Monday grant ed a pardon to H. J. Dillon, ot Ob- It VIU I j-, . . , I w J J McDow- 7' ""'er response to the argument that it was not good policy to leave a debt be empowered by the Legislature to organize itself into a taxing dis- -J i. i 1. : n . .' - i iuti auu iucu luai cau uisiuii .iti' . enn r r. u , . - I UC LILfUU Ui ZA3J LiLlZCUH UI UUlUn County, the city and the county of ficials, and a majority of the mem bers of the trial iury. Numerous . . 6. sentence in the penitentiary on the r r , charge of abduction. Dillon has al ready served six years of his term, and the pardon was granted on the IUCU llldl taili U151UI.M determine how to create a fund, either, with bonds or tax, manage and supervise the building of its district. Thia theorv is baaed unon I - ...... ... . . . . ; iect mat mere was grave doubt as nic pi.-pic vi ecu gVc.UmCUl to -:, of the nriamUM". ivm v.v.. ui" uvC T. . . ,nar.J wu"w r1 "U1,v- "'S""-- in Tuesday's Nashville American. p;U u.cu.u w iucuUtin As etatedf var;ou9 petitionB sign. " r"-,a """"" -F- ed b y citizens of this countv, were assessed. upon our children, Dr. Miles said that this was not stating ihe. case fully that while we are leaving a debt for the future generation we are also leaving them with the ad vantages of improved streets and accompanying benefits, probably resulting in better business and larger commercial activity. He said also that he did not believe in leav ing the children with all the im provements and advantages and no obligations. Amotion was made by Mr. Key nolds to urge the necessity ot an issue of $20,000 worth of bonds. and the motion carried unanimous ly. The matter is to be presented before the Board ot Mayor and Aldermen on the 19th mst. The association then turned its o . N.IANNOM. H. C. 6TANHELD UitXQ'Jl h STAKFIELD, ATTORN EYS-AT-LAW, Ujstoii City, - Tenn. Money to loan on long time at low rate of interest. Office up-atairs over Postal Tele graph office. Telephone 255. DR. PAUL S. JOYNER, DENTIST Offln-ovcr Allen Drug Co.'s store. Offiice Phone 283s Residence Phone 346 ( TWO PHONES Nos. 66 and 462. TWO WAGONS. JLiii presented, and no one can attach blame to the official act of the Gov In other words, as we understand ernor. But Dillon is the duck who the proposition, the general road left a wife and a number of small law is to be repealed and a new law children in Chicago to hustle for made, authorizing the districts to themselves and earn a livelihood, assess and collect their road tax came to Obion County and tor a spnaratHv and tn im Drove a n d I Inner time received a crnrwl nalarv aa I ... , ....r.- o j auenuon to another quest on the matuiaill lutll luau. Bi.aiaiwi nuu uvuBabvpcii A. uib, niviicj lie uic w I establish men t ff a n -i r' ! 1 inHninHint1 parli other. Tf the I in" nn the irirln. haH a real crrtnAl . , i e . a l neriment ntatinn in VV T., distnet prefers to issue bonds for time and finally wound up by ab- L8geef and a normal school, bills for' made for that purpose. her on a long trip East. This in Legislature. i,. The next phase of the question chief is a part of the record, bus- Deriment fitation it oA discussed was the constitutionalitv tamed against Dillon, and there are wehave th hst atfrirnU. ...iiiiiimi.t fcUUU- here who place for Dillon is of the plan, and a committee ot law- scores ui Fcyp.c acre wno oeneve ty in the sute an(J th f . . .. . -a- scores of lAnvAj v ln WAiif 111lllal I I IIT III III Ic I 1 1 1 n I X: I I M I II I II 111 I M III I W tm . . - . jrcia, ucoucu ujr mi. ouu ..auuui, . r--r- r i iuiiy entitled to the exoeriment eta. : : i.IStatf'B C.nal Pita, rather than nut I . . ' .. w aypuimcu iu iucsugaic iuc . iion. it was urged that an effort matter, and if at all feasible and posing as a respectable citizen and aUo be mad f w practical a bill is to be drawn in consonance with the foregoing and submitted to the road convention which meets at Union City on the first Monday in March next. 'masher. oniniiinnnimmmniiiHnininininimnimfnniinmnifno SMITH & WILBANKS, Proprietors B Till, end Sheet Metal York Repairing:, etc., promptly done, and perfect satisfaction guaranteed. Let Us Give You Prices. ?m 349 Located in our new building. Two doors south of posto'face ciiiiM!iniiiiiiyi!iiyi!iiyii!miiii!iyi!i!!!iiii!!iiimiiiiiiiiiD see Normal School and the follow- Great Comedian. ling committee was named to wait After years of hard work and upon ine commission in charge of painstaking endeavor Harry Beres- lHC8e enterprises: vt. c. vv. Miles, ford has achieved the proud oromi- Geo Dabnke, R. A. Pierce, W. M. nence of being classed with such MlIe6 W' IL Gardner, L. S. Parks masters of comedy as William J. hose present then became Florence, Joseph Jefferson, John T. a committee for the purpose of or- Raymond, Sol Smith Russell and Snzng a commercial Ulub. Geo. Stuart Robson. of those who have uannKe wa" ejected temporary passed away, and as second to president and S. H. Stone secretary. none of those who are still holdinsr f--D-e tooir the chair and the center of the stage. This is appniea me toiiowmg committee the verdict of critics from the home Pn permanent organization: J. C, of the salmon to the habit of the Mraic. w. u. white, and K. a, codfish. It must be delightful to Marshall. be so popularbut a truce to dis- A committee on memhmMn c i iauvu win. o uvi i. auu irii itau The Depot Mail Boxes. The two mail boxes at the pas senger depot, one on the M. & O. platform and the other on the N., C. & St. L. platform, were given our town at my request and upon state ments made by me to the Post Office Department that often our business men and the traveling public had mail to dispatch at night after office hours and that the mail was delayed until next day or mailed on the night train by the hotel or railroad er -ieria vhirh 39 troublesome and clever t - D V lay aside enough money to buy! The suggestion was made that Uow it was noi support! oy mc tickets for the whole tamily of six the membership fees be 25 cents a that tins tavor oy me ro viucc ie uown w - twu. c rc month. payable three times a year Department would be imposed on therefore easy and the tired type-l. ' . . - ... writer and the morose Meriren-r,n aaTan. atter this the meetinjr by our Business men mau.ng nun- thalercaa fest aftsf announcing adjourned until next Monday night. ArA ni letter in da v time in these 1 r, ti .1 ' . j .... - narry jerc8iora m appear ail (.,,.. t 4v,o ; rv. K.,i , j ,r I eneapest accident lnfiurane . Iir that is the charge made by the rail- Woman HateY Friday night. Feb. aH clever a comedian Harrv Beresford . Kurchard, W. G. Reynolds, is, and he has had the foresight to c- Curdick, W. H. Griffin.