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Marshall & Baird, Union City, Tenn Entered nt the post office at Union City, Ten- aeaaee, ks second -tins mail matter. ONE DOLLAR A Vf AB FKIDAY, FEBRUARY 11, 1010. Democratic Ticket- Mr. Eice and Mr. Harris Lad met with obstacles in securing the right of way which makes the road to Tiptonville al most impossible, atid that these gentle men had assured him that they would i be glad to confer with the people of Union City with reference to extending the road to this place. ciples, a very large portion of the Dem ocratic press is as dumb as the lumb. Men who make public professions of their patriotism grow eloquently silent while the inroads of centralization and special interests appear. Give us th9 man who stands by bis guns, condemning men and measures Mr. Nute spoke for our school inter- J which have fqr an end the destruction ests, saying that we had in Union City of the rights of a free people; give us one of the best public schools in the the man who, with a rational intelli Circuit Judge, JOSEPH E.' JONES,. of Weakley County. Chancellor, . C. r. Mc KINNEY, of Iauilerdale Omntv. Attorney-General, I). J. CALDWELL, of Obion County, County Judge, A. J. LAWSOX! gence, brands these with terms strong enough to be understood. A Democratic publisher who is too good to do this is unworthy of the name. His is a negative influent: Mate, and that very few or the citizens were aware of the fact if the visits they make to the school is to be taken as an evidence. Mr. Nute stated that the school is, graduating a dozen or more boys acd girls every year and that the I among his own people,. commercial ' interests of Union City should be developed so as to afford opportunities of employment for these graduates. Mr. Dahnke and Mr. Nagle spoke of G. Trustee, w. WOR LEY. Sheriff. T. J. EASTERWOOD. County Court Clerk, C. S. TALLEY. Clerk of th Circuit Court, II. M. GOLDEN. , Register. J. M. CHAPEL. Announcements. A Fine Theatrical Attraction, "Graustark," a comedy drama of ro mance and adventure, was presented at Reynolds Opera House last Friday nigh the development of the canning indus- to a packed house. try, stating the fact that an erpcnment The company came to Union City had been made by the Union City Can- heralded as an extraordinary offerin ning Company in canning hominy, and left with no disappointment. Several tests were made and the result ':Graustark" is taken from the book was that the Union City product was which has recently had popular sale pronounced by experts a better quality J but like other works dramatized is con than either Van Camps or the Unity, siderably abridged and adapted to stage- The Canning Company will proceed at purposes. The work of dramatization once to can hominy and to create a has, however, been done with consum market for the Union City article. The J ate skill and authority. labels and the cans have already been The company is one of the best seen secured and the work will soon begin, in Union City since the opening of Rey Mr. Nagle stated that there was an in- nolds Opera House. We speak of the creasing demand for sweet corn, and J ensemble. There have been probably that he had been trying to interest the better individual players, but the suo farmers in its growth. Ho was in pos- cess of a play means the selection of session of facts to show that tho product suitable talent for a given part, and this would bring twenty-five to fifty dollars was done to the very smallest part in per acre. Graustark. In fact the work has been Several other very important subjects staged and cast under the best standards were touched upon, including paving of theatrical management. and street improvements in the city, The play deals with the romance of and along this line Mr, Gus White Princess Yetive of Graustark and spoke of the advantages of graveled or young American, who meet while "the hard roads leading to adjacent territory princess is traveling in " America as in tho country. This talk created quite "Miss Guggenslocker." It is a love a little enthusiasm, so much so that Mr. story which takes the American and his FOR SKNATOR. " CALDWBU. We are authorized to announce Fred J. Caldwell as a candidate for the State Sen ate, to represent Obion, Weakley and Lake Coun ties in the Senate of the State of Tennessee in the General Assembly. Subject to the action of the Democratic party. FOR FLOATER. McDADE. We are authorized to announce G. R. McDade a candidate for Floater to represent Obion, Lake nnd Dytr counties in the Tennes see General Assembly, subject to the action of the Democratic party. i ' HOWARD -We are authorized to announce 8. F. Howard a candidate for Floater to represent the counties of obion, Dyer and Lake in thejDahnko made the proposition that he I friend to Graustark and many adven Tennessee uenerai Assemniy, subject to the ac tion of the Democratic party. County to the Lower House of the Tennessee General Assembly, aubject to the action of the .Democratic party. Spirit of Enterprise. 1 There was an awakening of the local interests at the meeting of the Commer cial Club last Tuesday night. , It was and miraculous ; escapes, hnaiiy wins his princess and the glory of American manhood. Isabel MacGregor was cast for the Princess, and she was regally splendid in the part. Her reading was dramatic would give 125 for every mile of hard tures which involve entanglements bo- road constructed, leading from thejtween the Princess and her American for representative. Umdn City limits. Mr. White Raid he suitor. As in the case of many novels MOORE-we are authorized toannounce K. N. Would add to this amount just half the the American, after daring encounters Moore.a candidate for Representative from Obion I , , ,. . , I . money ouereu oy iir. juannice, me and miraculous . escapes, hnally same proposition was made by jvir. Paine Bransford and Mr. Go. Carter, The clay roads were discussed. Mr Brice stated that hard-surfaced clay roads were being built in South Caro lina at $300 a mile; others stated that Und effectfve and in personal appear- clay roads were being built at $1,500 a Unce she looked the part. Mr. Brierre perhaps one of the most numerously at- milo; that Madison County had made essayed tho role of the daring young tended meetings ever held in this city a successful experiment with clay roads. American, to the delight of the audi of a like character. Everyone was mu- The meeting continued along these lines ence, with native tact and spirit. s His tually interested and expressed his opin- unt' ,4ite. and everyone was highly en- friend, Mr. McCabe, was an interesting ions freely. thusiastic over the prospects of good companion. Miss Gray was the count- It was the concensus of opinion that work. , ess and a most captivating one, with Union City needs more public life, and In speaking of these things we must chic and beauty. The maid of Miss . . I .1.1 -, . . . - vim. - The Commercial Club has already reproduce a statement maue oy j. r ranit Goring was indeed altogether fetching .done a good work, but there is much Peck, of the Nashville American, in and the bellboy of Mr. Hargraves a to do, and tho determination to band tllis citv to tlie editor of this paper a genuine hit. The play was considerably together and to do things was manifestly few davJ a- Mr- Ieck lias ken trav" Americanized with Sitzky 's Bowery im greater than it has been for years. The eling extensively over tho State, and he ports, and tho "the skirt that looks good Commercial Club is responsible for the stated voluntarily that there was not a tome." A magnificent military imper organization and development of the better town of its size in the State than sonation was the minister of police by cannery and the cotton gin. It is the Union City. Mr. Peck made this state- Mr. Lewis, and tho master of intrigue moving power which caused the con- nient without reservation and without and knavery was done as Gabriel by struction of graveled streets. The Com- ear of successful contradiction. Mr. DeLong. One of the finest bits of mercial Club has instituted many other We trust tLat' the Commercial Club acting was done by Mr. Turnley as the movements for the betterment of our W'N continue to grow and wax great and bibulous and hauty prince. Faversham city and ita public institutions. : ' strong, and that the citizens will give it or any of the Btars could hardly do the There was a number of addresses their hearty and unanimous support. part better. Even the minor cast, in made, suggestions of a various nature, I' the start already made continues we J eluding the guards and others, was in all leading to the advancement of our Hiave 110 fear of results. It will be the talented hands. The staging of the civic life. - making of Unir-n City. I play was troublesome, for the reason One was an address by Rev. J. L. " I that the scenery was built for larger Hudgins, of this city, who made a very A Clean Press. houses, but there was not a hitch in the remarkable statement. The minister u is all riirht to ti.lt about the stand- dialogue or the climaxes. It was ex said that he had been pastor of churches ar(8 Gf journalism and a clean press, ceptionally smooth and spirited with a in a number oi tne good towns of Indi- but newspapers making these observa- pontamety oi comeay anu inriuing m- ana and in one or two m Illinois. He tions should examine their files careful- cidents. had kept an accurate and complete rec- )y anj se0 that they have not at times I The scenery, by Castle & Harvey, the ord of the sick visits ho had made in he a little reckless in tho use of ale- great ew York scenic artists, was the every one of theso places; he has also a house talk. Then if the worthy reform- most elaborate and expensive ever seen fvscord of visits made to tho sick since nM should linrnmn Miffnwil with nn r- in this city. The entire setting for the 'coming to Union City, and a compari- jcnt desire to elevate journalism a high- Pla' ,irust have been Purchase(1 at an son or the statements shows forty per lv nrnner course would 1. tn anolnirin enormous price. It embraces copies of cent less sickness in Union City than in I for their own shortcomines All this I fa.niou military masterpieces and struc- either of tho other places named. This wol,u be commendable. The oleaei- ... . . i " statement will probably open the eyes nous tonzue and the sonoritic pen mav of a great many people. . Lv like the unctious Pharisee that I Union City has not always enjoyed am not as other men; he may lull the this reputation. Many years ago this senses with tho wonders of his tran- country was thought to be very sickly scendant philosophy; be may take to tural designs. It was a transformation which made the auditor feel that he or she was enjoying one of the standard works in a metropolitan theatre. "The play is the thing," and Graus tark is the play, the Graustark Com- aud with some degree of justification, himself all the virtues of a teacher, and Pany the players; It , was a notable Years have passed and the lands have like the immortal Pecksniff cover him boen tiled and the forests cleared until self with plaudits while inglorious de-to-day it is one of tho healthiest sections feat awaits the hollow mockery of his anywhere. Coming nearer to our deception. homes the best and purest drinking wa- Neither is it the right of the stripling ter to be found on earth is that which to employ intemperate abuse and bil we have in Union City. This system lingsgate achievement in our theatrical world. Neil Twomey was here Saturday night with a dramtization of Mrs. Au gusta Evans' first popular success, St. Elmo. Mr. Twomey is a very good v.;.i.. .w.o ,i,- actor himself, but the attraction is quite , miTuixT oi years, stanuaras oi American iournausm. n.e gU(XVSS jn GrftusUrk. In lLe first place and we are ready to support the state- man who w ields the power and extends gt. Elmo furnishes very little encour- mont made by Rev. Hudgins that Un- the usefulness of the press is he who agement to those seeking to cultivate ion City is one of the healthiest towns stands by the principles of his country, the popular taste, and to appeal to a in tho United States, and the fact should and in language plain and unmistaKa- 1 ' ?" " u T"? r" be published abroad by the Cominercial ble extols tho good and condemns the Jwjth adequate stage management and Notice. The Firt National Bank of Union City, in the State of Tennessee, is clos ing up its affairs. All note holders ami other creditors of said association are hereby notified to present the notes and other claims against the association for payment. Walter Howell, Cashier. Dated at Union Citv, Tenn., Jan. 11, 1910. The First National Bank has been succeeded by the Old Na tional bank. All the accounts have been transferred to th Old National Bank, and any checks drawn on the First Na tional Bank will be paid by the Old National Bank. The busi ness in the future will be con tinued by the Old National Bank the same as it ha3 in the past by the First National Bank. if (OS) A. D. LONDON Public Auctioneer Phone 475-6. R. F. D. No. 7 Union City, Tenn. Prompt attention to all business. WANTED Reliable, energetic man to sell lubricating oils, greases and paints in Obion and adjoining counties. 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