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TARIFF BILL A FAILURE. :
Treasury Musi Issue Ceriinca'beii of : ' Indebtedness. Washington, Nov. 7. Treasury of ficials who a1 few weeks ago declared that the issue of certificates of indebt edness was unlikely, and were inclined to expressions of felicity upon the then pleasing prospect, are constrained to change their tune. The failure of the Aldrich-Payne tariff bill as a sufficient revenue producer means that the ad ministration will soon be forced to issue certificates of indebtedness, owing to the continued growth of the treasury deficit and the steady decline in the working balance in tho treasury. Such an issue is now certain, but the administration will try to put it off , as well as the issue of new Panama bonds, until Congress has an opportunity to provide for the usual discount for the certificates when used as a deposit for securing national bank circulation, and thus protect tho holders of outstanding 2 per cent, bonds from further loss by depreciation of their holdings. Another disturbing factor in the situ ation, as viewed by treasury officials, is the fact that the bid for Panama bonds in New York has fallen below par. working Glance low. These bonds would fall off still fur ther with the definite announcement that the government would sell certificates of indebtedness. These securities draw 3 per cent, interest, and if deposited to secure national bank circulation, will be subject to the full 1 per cent, taxation, instead of one-half of 1 per cent., as in the case of Panama and other 2 per cent, bonds. Congress ignored the recommenda tion of the treasury that the usual dis--icqiint for circulation be allowed to cer tificates of indebtedness. This has had the effect of prejudicing the 2 per.cent. bonds in the eyes of investors and banks, with the natural effect that their value has been steadily declining. Officials of the treasury realize that this slumping condition will be aggra vated by an issue of new securities bearing a higher rate of interest than the old b6nds. Consequently they are desirous of making no move until Con gress, can protect the holders of out standing bonds by special legislation. However, the general fund in the treas ury is sinking at an alarming rate and at the same time the working cash bal ance is falling low. ASK BASKS FOR FUXDS. The rayne-Aldrich tariff law is not yielding the revenues predicted by its framers. There is a deficit for the four months of this fiscal year of nearly $24,000,000. The total balance in the general fund is only $88,000,000. Of this amount only $29,000,000 is actu ally in ihe treasury offices. National banks hold $50,000,000, and $6,000,000 is in the Philippine Islands. , Consequently, it is not possible for the government to come to the aid of the banks by making more deposits. On the other hand, it is more likely that the government will be calling on the banks for funds. There are now $648, 530,000 2 per cent, bonds in tho treas 'ury as security for bank circulation. r, .1 1 1 ,111 . snouui , tnese oonus iau dciow par it would be the duty of the controller of the currency, under section 5167, United States Revised Statutes, to call for ad ditional deposits of United States bonds. If this should be done it is certain to cause great embarrassment in bank ing circles. ' DEEDS, NOT WORDS. Usios City People Have Absolute Proof of Deeds at Home. It's not words, but deeds that prove true merit.' The deeds of Doan's Kidney Tills For Union City kidney sufferers Have made their local reputation. Proof lies in the testimony of Union City people who have been cured to stay cured. " " Mrs Nancy F. Burcham, 216 North Depot St., Union City, ,Tenn., says: "Some years ago I gave a public state ment telling how Doan's Kidney Pills had cured me of Tcidney complaint. I still hold the same high opinion of this .remedy. I- was bothered principally by painJ in my back and hips and it was hard for me to lift or stoop. ' I could not turn in bed without having sharp twinges through my loins and I became nervous and languid. After using Doan'j Kidney Pills for a few weeks mv trouble was removed and I have not had a return attack since." . j For sale by all dealers. Price 50 cents. Foster-Milbura Co., Buffalo, New York, sole agents for the United States. . ' , Remember the name Doan's and take no other. Call 150 Union City Ice & Coal Co. and get cummer prices on coal. LKAUCK3 U"N tAU l I LEADERS IN STYLE It's Your isfortune if you buy an over coat and don't buy the KUPPENHEIMER Their superiority over other makes is recog nized, the world, over by all particular dress ers. . We have a complete line of these stylish coats, in all col ors, lengths and makes. We have them in Worsteds, Beav ers,Cheviots, Cravenettes and heavy Chinchilla. Prices range from $5.00 to $25.00 f i ' 1 ? A iff 'iWWe. There is style in them. Copyright The House of Kuppenheimer Chicago "KUPPENHEIMER." m J i There is comfort in them. Children's Clothing and Overcoats. We have given more time ; d thought to this department this season than usual, and are showing the. most complete assiment of styles and designs ever shown before in any Union City store. We have a full line in all sizes, from 3 to 17 years, at prices ranging irom, per suit $2.50 TO $10.00 OVERCOATS PRICED ALSO AT FROM $2.50 TO $10.00 Bring your boys along and let us fit them up for the winter. Thanking you for your very liberal patronage in the past, we are Respectfully, Hardy, Malone CSX Jones THE HOUSE OF QUALITY. STRICTLY ONE PRICE TO ALL ALIKE PROGRESS OF SOBRIETY. The Marvelous Recent Advance of the Temperance Movement. AVe take the liberty of extracting the following from the pen of Eugene Wood in Munsey's Magazine. It is a clincher on the fallacy that "Prohibition does not prohibit:" A short and snappy sentence that can get itself loudly pronounced and often repeated for fifty years ought to expect to find itself among accepted truths like: "Rome was not built in a day," or, "If you forget your umbrella, it is Sure to rain. Ever since ISol tne short and snappy sentence, "Prohi bition does not prohibit," has been loudly pronounced and often repeated all over the tlnited States, and yet it never was so far as it is to-day from be in e an accepted truth. The wise ones compressed their lips and nodded their assenting heads when ever it came across, and answered: "Yes, sir, now that's just so. Look at Maine." Look at Maine! There was the proof, if anybody asked for it, that it didn't do the least living bit of good to try to make men sober by legislative act. If a man wants whisky, he'll get it, law or no law," they said, thus making an end of the whole matter. Why, it. was plain enough. Shut up the legal saloon, and the illegal one appears the "blind ti ger," the "speak-easy." ( People go be hind the prescription counter of the drug store. Failing all else, there are patent medicines, compounded express ly for just such emergencies out of prune-juice and whiskey, dear at the price, but able to make yofl drunk if you persevere. No, sir! Prohibition does not priibit. Look at Maine! And every time you looked at Maine you saw the obstinate, contrary com monwealth clinging fatuously to an ex ploded fallacy, just as if it worked to perfection. Foolish Maine! Yet, after fifty years or so of being a horrible example, it seems to havp oc curred to the remainder of the country that maybe Maine wasn't so foolish as she looked. There might be more in prohibition than met the eye. So now, instead of being the one lone, lorn ex ponent of a complete fizzle, she has the company in State-wide prohibition of six others Georgia, Alabama, Mississippi, Kansas, Oklahoma, and Tennessee. -To a certain extent I begrudge Ten nessee the credit for the courage of her convictions, for her legislators, with either the wisdom or the sense of humor for which legislators as a class are so justly famed, did not come right out plumply and plainly forbidding the sale of alcoholic beverage within her borders, but only within four miles of any school house within her borders. , How Drug Clerks Often Save Lives. "The illegible writing of physicians is as proverbial as that of the celebrated Philadelphia lawyer," observed the old druggist, "but it is not generally known that a great many physicians are ex ceedingly careless in other ways in pre paring their prescriptions. We drug gists frequently find mistakes in pre scriptions which would be fatal to the patient if the medicine were compound ed as the physician directed. Almost every State has some stringent laws for bidding a druggist to change a physi cian's prescription in any way, but as a rule druggists do make corrections and send out the medicine in its proper form. Most physicians, knowing their liability to error, rely on the dispensing clerk to detect their mistakes and are very grateful to them for doing it. Oth ers, however (the 'exaggerated ego' kind), object seriously to having their prescriptions altered and resent having their attention called to their mistakes. "Sq, you see, the druggist has to use considerable diplomacy to avoid offend; ing the physician and at the same time save the life of the patient. "Sometimes, when you take a pre scription to a drug store, the clerk, after reading it, says, 'This prescription will take a long time ,to fill. You'd better not wait for it; come back for it iu an' hour or so." That frequently means that he has discovered a grave error in the prescription and that he in tends to consult the physician before filling it. "Many years ago when I first started in the business and was to a great ex tent dependent upon the good will of the physicians for my success, a pre scription was brought in one morning which, as soon as I read it, I knew meant sure death to the patient if he took the medicine. I told the boy who brought it that he had better come back in an hour, as it would take that long to put it up. In the meantime I in tended to consult the physician over the telephone, as I was not willing to take chances on killing the patient or offend ing the physician. " "I found that the physician had gone several miles out of town and was not expected to return before afternoon. That was tough, as I knew from the nature of the prescription that the pa tient was in a serious condition and needed the medicine at once. So I took' the risk, altered the prescription and sent it out. ''Toward night the physician came in. Taking him aside I showed' him the prescription and asked; ' "Is that all right?" - " 'Not by a jug full,' he gasped. 'You didn't send it out, did you?' " 'Yes, sir, about 11 o'clock this morning,' I answered. "The physician gave me a horrified look and hurried out to his buggy; as he was about to drive off he hesitated, got out, hitched his horse again and came slowly back into the store. f " 'There is no use in my going now,' he said, 'for if Jackson took that medi cine he's been dead since 4 o'clock.' "I gave him a drink to brace him up and then told him that I had corrected his error. He gave a long sigh of re lief as he said: " 'You're all right, Tom. I'll do you a good turn some day. It's a lucky thing for me you caught that mistalg if you hadn't I'd have lost the case,' and he added as he took another drink, 'I'm thinking it was a damned lucky think for the patient, too.' " V Statu of Ohio, City of Toledo, Lucas County. Frank J. Cheney makes onth that he is senior partner of the firm of K. J. Cheney & Co., doing business in the City of Toledo. County and State aforesaid, and that said firm will pay the sum of ONE HUNDRED DOLLARS for each and every case of Catarrh that cannot be cured bv the use of Hall's Catarrh Cure. FRANK J. CHENEY. Sworn to before me and subscribed in my pres ence, this 6th day of December, A. D. IS86. A. W. GLEASON, 'Seal.) - Notary Public, Hull's Catarrh Cure is taken internally, and acts directly on the blood and mucous surfaces of the system. Send for testimonials free F. J. CHENEY & CO.. Toledo, O. Sold by all druesrists, 75c. Take Hall's Family Pills for constipation.