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"A - vo 71 JT if IfL JIHJULIUU iiijrsjniiijp) AND LEADING ATTRACTIONS Union City, September 25, 2, 27, "1907 1 3 THE West Tennessee Fair Association has- closed contracts for the best line of attractions ever seen at a count' fair and which will be presented during the week of the fall fair at Union City September 25-28 next. These include Frank Smith, the dar ing aeronaut, with his mon ster airship, and a number of splendid attractions under th e management of the Associa tion, including Merry -go -Rounds, E 1 e c t ric Theatre s, sensational acts ot vario u s kinds by famous performer s. THIS may be tle cnan " 1 1 1 of your life to see a real live airship. Don't miss i t . . ,i 'n i ''I "")' " " H i II 1 1i ii 1 1 'it l Tii'l' ' I ii ' V I You cannot afford to miss seeing Prof. Smith go up in the ship at the fair grounds, sail around and come hack tn tVe starting point. Size of the Wip: 7peet long, 22 ft. in di aieterhoiding 15,000 feet of gas; the frame is 52 feet long and made of spruce; the rud der of bamboo and cloth, and is 6x9 feet; the propeller is 14 feet from tip . to tip, and is driven by two cylinder engines that give 18 horse power and weighs only 60 pounds. Fly Free to All Who. Attend the Fair. emembeir line Date audi Arrange 0; Come A SPECIAL ROUND TRIP RATE OF ONE FARE PLUS 25 CENTS HAS BEEN MADE rN A I I PA II PHAng TO THIg POINT r . MANY OTHER ATTRACTIONS AND SOMETHING DOING ALL THE TIME WRITE TO J. W. WOOSLEY- SECRETARY, FOR CATALOGUE. flmmmmmmnimmmmmmmmmnifnmmmmmmm HOW CAN THESE THINGS BE? The brief panic-like jinka in Wall street day before yesterday illustrates forcibly the kind o methods and morals that contro the operations of that select gam bling district. The honest work a-day world outside, however, have little concern as to who wins or loses in the lottery of stocks, if no attempt is made to war upon legitimate interests and honest val ues, to the detriment of the inno "cent producer and his products. If such a step as this should be attempted let no one be unapprised of the danger he defies, and the revolutionary methods he invites. Probably every careful reader of the daily press has noted the veiled threats emanating from somebody, somewhere, to the ef feet that the people cannot afford to further berate corporations and the moneyed interests for their alleged misdoings. The idea that is conveyed is that these interests control the transportation, the banks, and the employment of labor in such an absolute way that to defy them is to invite individ and financial ruin. These ' are astounding tactics, And the gravest of all grave ques tions is how long will the people who do not belong to this band of vampires suffer silently under the lash of such superlative impu dence? Here is a set ef law-breaking trusts, combinations, and plutocrats. Tkey have utter dis regard for law, for government, for personal rights, for the laws of business' and of morals, except in so far as they may be made to pay tribute to t4e selfish" passion of financial- gluttony. By fair means and foul they hold it in their power under present oon tlitions to throttle the financial and industrial life of the people. They,' so they believe, can pre cipitate panics, tie up the money market, block. the 'channels of trade, destroy- credit in other T words, bring the knees. They cannot do it; they dare not do it. Human patience and human forbearance will tolerate ho such-thing' in a land of self government. It could only be the diabolism of despair that could suggest this means of retaliation to these legalized bandits. - Money in the coffers of a law breaking corporation or trust dif fers in no respect whatever from the booty, of a common thief.. It has no legal status. It is not theirs It belongs to the persons from whom it w a s stolen under the guise of business transactions. It belongs to the toilers whose sweat people to their will meet out the quality of jus tice the verv moment the issue is joined. This is a nation of law. It wil continue so to be. liut we are growing very tired of the denom ination and threats of criminal dic tators. Nashville Tennessean. and,blood went into its production; to the consumer who has paid tolls of theft for transportation; to the women and children whose lives and energies and morals have been sacrificed in order that a larger surplus might be available for the perpetuation 6f these corporate Molocks. It is one thing to find these un lawful combinations guilty. It is another to compel them to make restitution. It is the duty of the law to do both. It is the right of the people to see that the law is unobstructed in its processes and its penalties. An important part in the penalty should be restitution. If the Standard OH Company has been an organized system ox robbery, its present possessions do not belong to it. The banks and colleges and stocks and bonds and ands and palaces of John D. Rock efeller and H. H. Rogers are not theirs. What title is there to stol en property? We say to the authors or the in- spirers of these threats against the prosperity ' of the country go slow, go very slow. ' Do not challenge the birthright of the American citizen to his home and ivelihood. Do not throw down the gauntlet to the law-abiding, conscience-obeying commoner. It is hi law that you are living un der, it will be His courts that Sidelights on the Airship. Frank Smith, who owns and oper ates the airship which will be here at the Fair, was the first odo to ever think of operating one as an amuse ment feature. Up to the last of season 1904, Mr Smith was a trapeze performer in the different large shows, where lie was at that time, and hearing of the famous flight that Capt. Thomas Baldwin made in California, when he ran race with an automobile from San Francisco to Los Angeles, it was all off with the circus business with him. At that time Mr. Smith had made several ascensions in a balloon, but when it came to an airship that was a different thing entirely. After figur ing half the winter on how to make one, he came to the conclusion that it would be a great deal cheaper to buy Baldwin's California Arrow, which is the name Capt. Baldwin gave his ship after its first flight, so he wrote to him asking what he would take for it or one just like it. When the answer came anyone but a trapeze performer would have faint ed. Smith could not get the ship under any consideration, but be could get one that was as nearly like it as was possible for them to make at a little price that would have made Rockefeller catch his breath. But as Mr. Smith had been a little more sue cessful than most trapeze performers thought he saw a way to get his money back and did not hesitate, but ordered it at once and went to Quincy, 111., which is the Baldwins' headquar ters, to watch tbem make it and learn what he could while he had thechance, and it did not take him long to-iearn that he had undertakeu a larger prop osition than he had ever dreamed of, and that he would have to get three times as much for each engagement than he at first thought. The next question was how to make the man agers understand it well enough so hey would not think he was trying to ob them, but after playing his first engagement they began to see what a success it was and to figure on whether they could Jget one, and not what it would cost! them. This SQAon Mr. mitH ha a new ship ts Lich was made entirely under his directions, and which, he thinks, is as far ahead of the others as the automobile is ahead of the horse. The envelope is made of the very finest of silk and varnished with seven coats of a secret formula. Probably the most troublesome part about building an airship 'is applying the first coat. The envelope is all finished before any varnish is sed, theu stretched out and filled with cold air. Bight there is where a lot of trouble comes in, for when it is just run enough to begin varnishing the air starts escaping about as fast as it can be pumped in with a pump made especially for that purpose. However, with five or six men at I- AAi ii ... ii J ... - I worn pubuiitf ou nie wuuu it uoes s N MattheW8 and wlfe to Geo y not tase long to get most 01 it on Iardy 23 acres in No. L 1900 P. V. Rogers to Robt. P. Rogers, 243 leaving all his weight ou the extreme end. At the same time the propeller which was pulling against as strong a wind as possible to pull against, kept ongoing, the wind hitting the hot torn of the envelope with such force as to cause it to turn completely over leaving the front end straight in the air and the frame hanging along the side, but by climbing up the frame he soon got it back in the right position and by letting out enough gas to make up for the lost sand bags, he managed to bring it safely back, none the worse for the experience but a good scare. . Real Estate Transfers. Geo. S. Hardy and wife to W. R. Matthews, 11 acres in No. 1, $600. W. R, C. Matthews to S.N. Mat thews, 20 acres in No. 1, $1,000. then the pump may get a rest, but not the men. They get inside the envelope through the mouth and rub soapstone over every Inch, which is no small job, taking six men at least two days. That is done to keep the silk from sticking when packed away, as the varnish used never gets entirely dry. After that the outside is ready for the second coat, and it is kept up until there are seven coats, the varnish being so thin that the seven coats do not weigh one-half of what one thin coat of ordinary varnish does. A matter of no less importance is the engine. The flrstthlng la to get all the power you can with the least weight; that of course anyone knows, but as to how it Is done is a different matter. "' There Is as much difference in the material used in the engine of an air ship and that of an automobile as there is in gold and brass. ' Mr. Smith has one that . weighs less than sixty pound when it is in its frame, and gives fully 18 horse-power. Haa two air-cooled cylinders, placed in "Jack Rabbit" style, and instead of being made of gray iron as most all gasoline engines are, they are made of the very best of nickeled steel, whieh is the strongest metal known of. In fact everything about the engine that cannot be made of aluminum is of nickeled steel. ' - ' ; Mr. Smith has of eourse had some very exciting experiences, one of them he relates below: On one occasion a very strange thing happened owim to the fact that the sand bags, which were tied on one end cf the frame by a single wire while he kept his balance at the other end, broke from the wire and all the bas?s lipped off at th same time, thereby acres in No. , $2,500, P. V, Rogers to Vincent Y. Rogers, 60 acres In No. 6, $1,000. P. v. Rogers to Pauline V. Rogers, 95 acres fn No. 6, $2,000 P. V. Rogers to Lucile V; Rogers, 150 acres in No. 8, $2,100. R. P. Kennedy to D. P. Wylle, 18 acres in No. 9. $1,400. J. A. Morgan to J. D. Palmer, 151 acres in No. 13, $14,270. J. M. Brice, trustee, to T. J. Smith, 60 acres in No. 4, $710. Walter B. Craine to Edna Cralne, 63 acres in No. 10, $400. Delia Clymer to B, lot in Obion, $500. - James .Johnson to acres in No. 10, $400. W. M. Wilson to Mandy Curry, two lots in No. 15, $150. ' R. A. Napier, to M. Barnes, 50 acres in No. 12, $1,200." J. W. Reeves toM. and J. D.Reeves, 100 acres in No. 6, $!00. M. E. Dickey to M. and J; D. Reeves, lot In No. , $70. . : S. M. Robinson tn M. and J. D. Reeves, interest in land in No. 6, $70. J. P. Turner to J?. P. Curtis, 4 acres in No. fi. ?71(. Li.. m L. Armstrong, C. M. Goff, 24 l.-JU 1-.JUJ - " -liisolvest Notice. . I, W. T. Crockett, administrator of the estate of Mrs. Susan Lecarnu, de ceased, having suirganied tfcs insolv ency of said estate to. the County Court Clerk of Obion County; All persons, therefore, having claim aaiust said estate are,- hereby notified to file tiie same duly authenticated with the County Court Clerk on or before the ' 22nd Day oi October, 1907, as required by law, r the tame will be forever barred. This July 22, l!'07.- lHAt W.,T. CHOC'S E1T Arfmr. , Whooping Congh. This disease commences very much the same as an ordinary cold, but may soon be identified by its peculiar cough. The principal danger is from the accumulation of tough, tenacious mucus in the throat, choking the child, or the prolonged and violent cough ing, rupturing the tiny air cells of the lungs. When neglected complications arise. That Is, it leada to other and more dangerous diseases, convulsions, pneumonia, etc., which often results, fatally. '-Coussen's Honey of Tar" will keep the the cough loose and the expectoration easy, allay the irrita tion and tickling in the throat, mak log the fits of coughing les violent and less frequent. The reason this remedy has had such phenomenal suc cess in the treatment of whooping coughs is that the manufacturers of of Coussen's Compound Honey of Tar are the sole proprietors of the process of manufacturing Castanine, a power ful alkaloid obtained exclusively from Castanea Americana, or the American chestnut leaf. This almost speeffic rem edy for whooping cough, taken from the chestnut leaf and added to other valuable medicinal agents: hoar- bound, wild cherry, squills, blood root, mullein, tulu, honey, tar, etc., makes the compound prescription, known since 1861 as 'Coussen's Comnound Honey of Tar"- The only ablsolute and positive remedy for the distress ing cough known as the Whooping cough. Give it a trial. Sold by Red Cross Pharmacy, Watson & Kimsey," Props.". ; .';' ' Cheap Excursion August 17 Via Mo bile & Ohio Railroad. Round trip rate from Union City to St. Louis, $8.00: to Chicago. $12.00. Tickets will be sold for trains leaving- Mobile Aug-. 17 and win te rood to return leaving bt. Louie or Chicago until and includ ing Sept. 1, 1W7. Apply to M. & O. Ey. Agents for farther particu- University of Tennessee Knexvllle Courses In Languages and Silences; Civil, nechankal, Electrical end Mining; Engineering;; Agrkaltus;, Law and Pharmacy New building and eo I lDment: enlarged faculty. Flue laboratories and farm 400 FREK, SCHOLARSHIPS to Twinesse students. Part of tuvel inr expenses paid by t!e State. Llv !:.' etpen9." moderate, t, Loan funds. Self help. Next eeioa opens fcep esbcr Ifl, 1V07. For Information or "aii!"?ee, artdrest BUOWN AYER.S, President.