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DENTISTS. ;.' E. Church St., Union City' Telephone 144. ' TT ! I). Church St., Union City 1 Telephone 144. '11 iiii Onion City Commercial, esUbllibei 1890. t rv,nartiM.uu 9ntmhi l 137 We.t TennV.ee Courier. emblitfaed isa7. J ConsoUJmted September I. ls7. UNION CITY, TENN, FRIDAY, AUGUST 30, 1907. VOL. 17, NO. 23 Drs. Moo res & Long, DENTISTS. Commercial Are you particular about the medicine you use? Does scientific accuracy mean anything to you? Our reputation for filling every want of the invalid or physician in a satisfactory manner is well, known. Let us show you the merits of our service and our delivery department. A call for lOO will bring the goods to your door. oes If "Goneem You? RED CRO Phone 100. DRUG STORE WATSON &, KIM2EY, Proprietors Groceries and Meats Fresh and of the Highest Possible Grade, at prices that make friends. All the provisions we carry are guaranteed to give entire satisfaction. Country Buttery ne'wly-laid Eggs, Potatoes, Fresh Vegetables of all kinds, and the best of everything in Teas, Coffees, Spices, etc. W. L. WHITE Two Wagons Two Phones 66 and 462 LEE HOLDER TRIES TO BREAK JACKSON JAIL. With Two Others He Was Detected in the Nick of Time. Jackson. Tenn., Aug. 24. A bold attempt at jail-breaking was dis coveied about 4 o'clock Thursday morning by Jailor C. E. Givens. Lee Holder, who is confined await ing action of the Supreme Court, which meets here in special session September 5, was convicted in the lower court of the murder ot his father, Rev. Holder, ot Troy, and sentenced to be hanged, ait appeal having been made to the Supreme Court. He, with two other prison ers; Ab Wilson and Fletcher Black wood, confined to jail for misde meanors, made the attempt. When discovered, they bad in some-way cut two bars, thus escap ing from the cell in which all three were placed, into , the main hall. They had then dug through the outer brick wall, which is tour bricks thick, and had they not been discovered when they were, their escape would have been effected. It is said that when the prisoners were confronted by the jailor and City officers whom he 5 had sum mored to his aid, they were hud dled in a corner of the jail, joking about their failure to carry out their ( purpose. A rope made of blankets had been made by the prisoners, with which to reach the Toutid. One of the prisoners state-that they had worked all night, muffling the noise as best they could with the means at their com mand, and remaining quiet when they heard any movements, to pre vent discovery. Don't let the baby fuffer from ec zema, sores or any itching of the skin. Poao's Ointment gives Instant relief, cures quickly. Perfectly safe for chil dren. All druggists sell it. Tennessee Shots Ready for Match , Col. Harvey Alexander, who is in command of the Tennessee rifle team selected to represent the State militia at the Sandusky, O., match writes that the boys have been do ing some regular practice work and that the record made this year will doubtless surpass that of last year at Seagirt, N. J. The Tennes see shoot , will take place Aug. 28 and 29, and the result will be awaited with much interest by al the Guard members at, home a well as by TenDesseans generally The team is being coached by Capt It. S. Henry, of Chattanooga, and is composed of the following shots Col. Alexander, team captain Capt. Henry, coach; Col. Spence, Maj. "Phillips and Lieuts. Nanki veil and Stevens of the Third Reg' iment; Dr. Moore, Sergt. Epper son, Corporal Hasslock and Pri vate Jones of the First; Capt.Seay, Corporal Fulghen - and Private Warmath of , the Second; Lieut. Hyde of Troop A and Sergts. Hope and Rahkio of Troop a, Nash ville Banner. - ; , Hundred Professions. Fulton . Ky., Aug. 26. Nearly 3,000 peorle attended services atthe Tabernacle Sunday. It was the largest crowd that ever attended a religious meeting in this section. There were nine conversions and more than a hundred professions. Five hundred dollars were taken in as a free-will offering. Rev. E. E. Violett, an evangelist of national reputation, is conducting the meet ing, Oscar Marks, of Canton, Mo., is directing the choir of 100' voices. All orders given to ourl bread wagon on Saturdays for Sunday will be appreciated. Dahxke. - ' ' CALLS TAFT "STRADDLER." Bryan Replies to Recent Declaration of War Secretary. Lincoln, Neb!, Aug. 26. Wil liam J. Bryan's reply to the speech of Secretary Taft at Columbus, O., was given out to-night. Secretary Taft is condemned as a "straddler" on nearly all the important issues and criticised for not taking ad vanced ground in reform. Mr. Bryan complains also that his own position has been misrepresented by the Secretary. Mr. Bryan says: - "Secretary Taft'e speech will prove a disappointment to those who' expected a clear bugle note in favor of reform- There is not a single question on which he takes a strong advanced position. , ' ? "On the railroad question he Is in favor of preventing watered stock, opposes the consolidation of competing lines and the dupli cation of directorates. So far so good; bu't he does not advocate the ascertaining of the value of the roads or the reduction of rates. He even defends the President from the charge of favoring the reductions made by the States. The railroads may object to his rhetorical demolition of abuses, but they will hardly be .scared by his remedies. . ' - "On the trust question be thun ders at. unlawful trusts, but not only does not recommend new leg islation, but takes the position that a monopoly may not be harmful. He seems to lean toward the idea that it must be convicted of some harmful act and this throws the burden of proof upon the govern ment. ; y' - . - "He recognizes that 'restraining is more difficult' when one corpora tion swallows up a lot of other corporations t h a t 'it involves enormous labor on the part of the government to prosecute such a combination because the proof of the gist of the offense lies under neath an almost limitless variety of transaction,' and yet he is op posed to the license system which would enable the government to absolutely prevent amonopoly. In other words, he gives the benefit of the doubt to the corporation instead of to the people. "He thinks that putting one or two trust magnates in the peniten tiary .would have a healthy effect, but he uses so many qualifying words that one is left in doubt as o what he really favors. "He makes out a strong case in favor of tariff reform, but when he gets to the remedy he goes no arther than the Republican lead ers have gone in former campaigns. He wants enough tarin to cover the difference in cost of labor here and abroad, the excuse given for the present tariff, and be wants the tariff reformed by its friends. "Tariff reform bv the friends of the tariff is a farce and a fraud and the Secretary runs away from the conclusions which would nat rally be drawn from the statistics which he presents." ASSASSINATION OF LINCOLN. Jefferson Davis' Daughter Relates Father's Comment Upon It. Colorado Springs, Colo., Aug. 24. When Mrs. Margaret Howell Jefferson Davis Hayes, daughter of the President of the Confed eracy, learned that a member of the righting Fifteenth Pennsylvania Cavalry, attending the reunion here, had hung upon the walls of the Antler's Hotel a copy of the old proclamation offering a reward of $300,000 for the arrest of her father and other Confederate lead ers for alleged complicity in the assassination of President Lincoln, she immediately raised a protest to Gen. William J. Palmer, the host of the reunion.' ' , Before her protest had been re ceived, however, Gen. Palmer had heard of the proclamation and ordered that it be taken down, out of deference to Mrs. Hayes, who is the wife of J. A. Hayes, a banker in Colorado Springs. ' "I was a small child at the time," Mrs. Hayes wrote, "and, like most Southern children, I looked upon Lincoln as the arch enemy of my country, Af the servants and guards around us were thought lessly rejoicing, 1 ran to my father with what I supposed would be good news to him.. He gravely and gently took me in his arms and explained to me that this ter rible deed was done by a .crazy man, who, no doubt, thought he was the savior of the South, but was really her worst enemy. "'Always remember, my little daughter, no wrong can ever make a right,' he said. 'The South does not wish her rights to come through dastardly murders, but through fair fights.' "Then he sighed heavily and said: - " 'This is the bitterest bW that could have been dealt to the South ern cause. Lincoln was a just roan and would have been fair and gen erous in hi 8 treatment of the Southern people. 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He also enjoys the distinction of having been elected on the Democratic ticket to the position he now occupies, when the Democratic candidate for Gov- ernor was defeated. He received 718,642, votes, while Hearst re ceived but 691,105. Hughes de feated Hearst by a plurality of 57,897; his plurality over Chanler was 40,360, while Chanler's plu rality over his Republican oppo nent was 5,574. Mr. Chanler may be all right, but as yet Marse Henry, of Louis ville, and Mr. Bryan, of America, have not given him their distin guished consideration, consequent ly New lork's dark horse must remain in the bushes until one or the other of these masters of Dem ocratic ceremony tell him to "gid- dap" and show himself. Commercial-Appeal. We are better prepared than ever to take care of our customers. Two graduated opticians, two expert watch makers and two engravers. All work guaranteed. BranstordA Andrews. Interesting Social Event at Obion. Obion, Tenn., August 24. One Of the most interesting social events ot the season was the Hartbert Hart wedding, solemnized at the home of the bride's parents, at 8 o'clock last Thursday evening. The ceremony was performed by the father of the bride, Rev. S. R. Hart. The attendants were Miss, Nell Shell, of Majfield, Kj.', and Mr. ,17. H. Kerr, of Savannah, Tenn. Tbe bride was attired In a tailored suit. Tbe skirt was of shadow-checked voile over tan silk; coat of cream and brown checked silk and hand made lingerie waist, with hat of harmonizing shades of brown. The bridesmaid wore a creation of silk tissue elaborately trimmed with baby Irish lace. The popularity of the young couple was proved by an unusually large collection of handsome pres ents. 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