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Marshall & Baird, Union City. Tenn Entered at the post office at Union City, Ten- Otssee. as second-claft- mail matter. FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 16, 1910. Democratic Ticket For Conifres, FINIS J. GARRETT, of Weakley. State Senator, F. J. CALDWELL, of Lake. Floater, S. F. HOWARD, of Obion, Representative, E. N. MOORE. Run Amuck. The Commercial lias never decided to support a Republican candidate for Gov crnor. As between the Republican par ty and the Patterson machine there is not much choice. On the one hand we have the robber trust-made tariff, pen sion, departmental and congressional corruption, on the other an unscrupu lous, conscienceless jiolitical machine insulting to popular rights. The outlook at present denotes the election of Hooper for Governor. The administrationists are taking advantage of the Governor's withdrawal to sound a note of harmony. They ask for unity and peace in the Democratic household, and the independents seo a "negro in the woodpile." The supposition is that the administrationistH want to control the Legislature and repeal thoStato-wido law as it effects the largo cities, There is also suspicion that Governor Patter son wants the Legislature to give him the United States Senatorship to succeed Senator irazier. These propositions Beem to be the incentive to harmony and they aro confirming a large element of the independents in the determination to vote for Hooper. The independents do not believe that the administrationists are sincere in their overtures to vote for any good man. It is held in case the independents should select a candidate the administrationists would swap places with theiTt and fuse with Hooper in order to further their plans inVontrolling the Legislature. As far as The Commercial is concerned it does not take to the theory that the independents are obligated to turn Ten nessee over to the Republican party as the price of a voluntary votoon the part of Republicans for the independent can didates for the Supremo Court. If tl Republicans were moved by a siniste motive altogether in voting for the in dependent judicial candidates then they are not entitled to any reward. If they were moved by a sense of honor and pa trioti'sm to see the judiciary of Tonnes seo wrested from political domination and inJluence then they are entitled to somo consideration, but not to the con trol of Tennessee, and we will never con sent to vote it to them. But with all this it looks to us that the impossibility of electing a Democrat for Governor confronts us. The Com mercial would prefer to luivo a eor.ipro miso candidate if it were practical, but could the fighting factions ever bo in duced to get together. Is it possible. Will the administrationists ever vote for a State-wide candidate or will the Slate- widers ever voto for an administration candidate, that is the question. The Commercial wants to see the sov ereignty of the people of Tennessee re stored to them. It wants to see the election com mission neither responsible to the Governor nor to the Legislature for its appointment, but to the people for its election and authority. It wants to see many of the useless bureaus and oflices, whose existence is simply a pro duct of machine politics and a burden to the taxpayers, abolished. It wants to seo the Tennessee State Fair bureau, one of the same kind, abolished, and the Stato Fair where it belongs to individ ual enterprise. Government ownership is the antithesis of Democracy, and hence tho State Fair owned by the State cannot be a Democratic institution. The Commercial would ooine out bold ly and advocate a compromise candidate on these grounds if there were proper assurances that the administrationists would not turn to the Republican can didate for co-operation in theirschemes. This paper is against the abuse of power, Stale or national, against cor rupt machine politics and therefore against the present administration in 'this State, but we do not propose to wor ship at the shrine of Republicanism , whatever may happen tho Republican ism that is ruling and ruining every ves tige of American manhood and freedom -and heaping into tho laps "of the favored few its riches. Wo decline tho ofliee of political counselor in the present condi tion of affairs and reserve the right to act with judgment and discretion during the remainder of the campaign. Reelfoot Lake Matter. Last week we interrogated a member of the West Tennessee Land Company with regard to the proposed deal, where by Reelfoot Lake lands now in litiga tion, were to be bought by a syndicate, headed by John B. Wheeler and Walter W, Talbert, of Memphis, and compris ing some New York capital. The mem ber referred to responded to the effect that so far there was nothing definite and not enough in tho prospects to war- ' rant a statement. Asking if an option had been made, the answer was to the contrary. The result was that we penned a small paragraph last week in the paper discrediting the rumors of a deal. This week we reproduce the arti cle which appeared in . the Memphis Commercial Appeal on Sunday, Sept. 4. This article we overlooked last week, and since that time we have.it direct from reliable authority that there is something in the deal, that an option has been made including some of the rights. The reader is, of course, familiar with the contents of the statement in the Commercial Appeal. Tho article recites that the titles have been practically cleared, and assumes that the Supreme Court will so hold. It is also claimed that the prospective buyers have assur ance from the residents of the country on the lake that there will bo no more Nightrider troubles. The Commercial will hail with pleas tire any solution of the Reelfoot Lake question that will be satisfactory to all parties concerned. 'If the sale to the yndicate will do this then it will be one of tho most fortunate events to the citi zens of Obion County. One thing is evidently certain, New York capital is not easily induced to in vest in property of doubtful ownership, and if an option has been taken on Reel foot Lake lands there must have been assurances of the clearing of titles so ong a bone of contention. We trust that, whatever is done, the matter will be allowed to take tho pro per legal channels, and that there will be no chances left for further trouble in mt region. Further than that wo would be glad to see the Reelfoot prop erty developed, and any arrangements roperly approved looking to that end ill indeed bo fortunate to all concerned. NEEDFUL KNOWLEDGE Union City People Should Learn to Detect the Approach of Kid xev Disease. Tho symptoms of kidney trouble are Maine and 9 Arkansas. Maine and Arkansas were busy States yesterday. Both held elections The interest in Arkansas centered in the constitutional amendment carrying with it the initiative and referendum clause, in iuaine the interest was great- so unmistaitauie that they leave no er, the seat in the Senate of the United ground for doubt. Sick kidneys ex- States now held by Senator Hale, one of Crete a thick, cloudy, offensive urine, the Senatorial veterans, being involved, (full of sediment, irregular of passage or The campaign in Maine has been a attended by a sensation of scalding peculiar one. The Democratic candi- I The back aches constantly,- headaches date for Governor, Frederick W. Plais- and dizzy spells may occur and the vie ted, is the son of a man who once gov- tint' is often weighed down by a feeling erned the State. He is the mayor of of languor and fatigue. Neglect these Augusta, and his nomination came as a I warnings and there is danger of dropsy, general demand of the Democrats from Bright s disease, or diabetes.. Any one one end of the State to the other. j of these symptoms is warning enough Many years ago the elder Plaisted was 1 to begin treating the kidneys at once elected Governor, and his administration Delay often proves fatal has been conceded, by Democrats and You can use no better remedy than Republicans alike, to have been one of Doan's Kidney Pills. Here's Union the best the State has ever known. The I City proof son, like his father, has given the city I T. L. Lancaster, Deputy Circuit Court of Augusta a wholesome and a clean Clerk, 312 West Lee street, Union City, administration. It is but natural that Tenn., says: I used Doan's Kidney with the success of his father as an ex-Pills and they gave me great relief from ample he should be anxious to add an- a kidney weakness and pains in my other chapter to the State's history. sides. I consider Doan's Kidney Pills Democrats never hoped to win, but to be a fine remedy and I cheerfully they felt sure that tho usual Republican recommend them." majority would be knocked sky high, For sale by all dealers. Price 50 and in this they were right. The young- cents. Foster-Milburn Co., Buffalo er Plaisted ran on a straight ticket, New York, sole agents for the United while his father headed the fusion ticket States. n a m e Uoa n s -a n d GODWIN BRO SOLH AGENTS KOR- Frank Dudley. Mr. Frank Dudley and his accom plished wife with a splendid company aro with us again on an annual visit to Reynolds Opera House. There is a pe rennial charn to Mr. Dudley's visits here. Our theatre-going people always look forward to his coming with pleas tirablo anticipations, and the house is always filled to welcome the company. ii must oo mac air. .juuiey is more than an actor-manager of the usual abil ity. Not only that but it is due to the fact that he gives us a superior class of plays attractions that are instructive and elevating. Mr. Dudley's personali ty and versatility go far to the success of his work, but he comes to us with a good, clean bill of fare with the result that the reward is usually liberal. The Monday night play was "Polly Primrose," and the title role was Miss Bonnie's and an interesting study of the war times, the proud old Virginia fann ies and the delightful romances of that period. Miss Bonnie's "Polly" was ex ceptionally captivating and the support was equal to the demands of the play. Mr. Dudley's lead was a fine foil for the heroine and the play was altogether a, treat. Tuesday night "For the Love of Woman," a new play, was presented for the first time in Union City. On Wednesday night the bill was "Hello Bill," and on Thursday night "The New Dominion." To-night Mr. Dudley will present the well known powerful play, "Dr. Jekyl and Mr. Hyde." The house will no doubt bo packed. v nat uo you ininit oi it JMatne in the Democratic column, boots, baggage and all. Verily, the insurgents are having i.n inning. Will those who owe The Commercial for subscription please let this remind them to send or come and pay up or notify us whether or not they want the paper continued. Please attend to this while you think of it. Gold bullion valuod at $57,500 was stolen in transit from Fairbanks, Alas ka, to Seattle, Wash. Lead was sub stituted for the precious metal. It was in three wooden boxes and weighed 250 pounds. It is supposed the gold was stolen on the Yukon steamer between Dawson and White Horse or on the steamer Humboldt between Skagway and Seattle. in 1880. Gov. Bert Fernald has an excellent record also, and it was but natural that the Republicans should seek his re-elec' Hon. Tho vacancy caused by the determi nation of Senator Eugene Hale to retire was one of the real bones of contention. The next Legislature is to elect his sue cessor, but the make-up of the next General Assembly will determine who this successor will be. It is yet merely a matter of conjecture as to who will take the toga of the retiring veteran. At any rate, the contest will be a bitter one. Dropping into lino with Massachu setts, New Hampshire and Vermont, Republicans have found themselves to be once more on losing ground. If this was tho case in one State or twOj it would be different; but being a story repeated every time an election is held, but one conclusion can be reached: The Republicans are up against a losing game. If they lose ground in New Eng land, the home and birthplace of Re publicanism, Puritanical and prejudiced in their Republican beliefs, what can tho party expect from other States? Commercial Appeal. Had Good Revival. Fresh from tho green fields and pas tures new to religion around the famous Nightrider district of Reelfoot Lake, the Rev. W, L. Norris is conducting a pro tracted meeting at the Central Avenue Baptist Church. While the revival in Memphis is bear ing fruit, it is hardly more successful than that in which Garrett Johnson, condemned in the courts to be hanged as a Nightrider, went to the altar of the ittle church called Antioch, in the Reel- foot district, and offered himself for prayer. Mr. Norris says ho was never better treated in his life than ho was by the very people who aro considered by the outside world as social impossibilities. I was so well treated," said the evan gelist, that I am resolved to go back there in tho hunting season and shoot docks." A stranger who goes to the Reelfoot district to-day will find that he waseith er mistaken about conditions there or that there has been a remarkablo change there since he formed those opinions. The people are humiliated by the fact that they are considered hardly civilized, and they are doing what they can to correct or wipe out old impressions. "While I think that a real estato in vestment in any part of the South would be a good investment, I know of my own knowledge that certain loan com panies have refused to accept real estate near the lake because of its traditions. The none too savory history of this people is a financial consideration of the wrong sort and the people recognize it." Memphis Commercial Appeal. Remember tho take no other. A call for 150 brings the coal wag.u. Union City Ice & Coal Co. Chase & Sanborn's Famous Boston Teas and Coffees Bulte's Excellence Flour -AND- 0 Ferndell Pure Food Products TELEPHONES 79 and 516 - The Building Season NOW ON We have every sort of building and finishing lumber you're apt to need, including FRAMING, FLOORING, CEILING, SIDING Doors and Windows, Shingles A visit to our yards will be appreciated. Come and inspect our stock for your own satisfaction. CT. Moss & Co. Yards south of Presbyterian Church. First Street, - UNION CITY, TENN. DR. J. B. BOND Physician and Surgeon. Office in the new Nailling Building UNION CITY. TENN. Residence Phone 5. Why Suffer? Arc you one of the thousands of women who suffer irom female ailments I If so, don 'tbe discour aged, go to your druggist and get a bottle of Wine of Cardui. On the wrapper are full directions for use. During the last half century, Cardui has been established in thousands of homes, as a safe remedy tor pain wnicn only women endure. It is reliable contains no harmful ingredients and can be depend ed on in almost any case. Take PA ROOT It Will Help You J34 Mrs. Charles Bragg, of Sweetser, Ind., tried Cardui. SHe writes : "Tongue cannot tell how much Cardui has done for me. Before I began taking Cardui I could not do a day's work. I would work awhile and lie down. I shall always give praise to your medicine." Try Cardui. AT ALL DRUG STORES DR. W. A. NAILLING PHYSICIAN and SURGEON 8:30 to 9:30 n. m. 2 to 4 p. in. Office Hours: EYE, EAR NOSE AND THROAT. Modern Klectricnt Treatment. Office fhoiie 100. Nailling BuiMing J. C. BURDICK Wholesale and Retail Reelfoot Lake and Mississippi River Fish (Q Game Oysters in cvuson. Same old stand, near the ice factory. With A. B. Gnpbell Livery Stable DR. J. M. JEHLE VETERINARIAN From Chicago Veterinary College Phone 12 Union City, Tenn. .5I.LUVIJ5(J)VNI0N STATION CAIRO COLUMBUS m v J wnosne w men utflEANS MONTGOMEfrT No. No. No. No. No. No. Mrs. N. Holloman. Mrs. N. Hollomari,-wife of Mr. Nat Holloman, died Monday at her home in Mason Hall and was buried the follow ing day in the Chapel cemetery. Mrs. Hollowman was ono of Mason Hall's oldest citizens, she having lived there all of her lift. She and her bereaved hus band have lived together happily for CO long years. Mrs. Holloman was a true Christian woman. She loved the work that God called on her to do. An old heart-broken husband and seven chil dren are left to mourn her death. Troy Tribune. Call 150 for coal of any kind. HAIR GOODS Full line Tuffs, Switches, rompadours, Curls and Rats. We also work up comb ings into everything desired on shor notice. LEXIE MoDAVIS 416 F. MAIN STREET. PHONE 431 N-. C & St. L. TIME TABLE. Arrive Union ity. EAST HOUND. No. 55 ..7.46 a.m. No. 3 3.06p.m No. 53. .11. 15 p.m. WEST HOUND. No. 52. .6. 44 a.m. No. 4... 12.46 p.m No. 51..7.52 p.m The SAFEST and QUICKEST WAY to TRANSFER MONEY S)JACKI0NVIIU TIME OF TRAINS AT UNION CITY. NORTHBOUND. , 2 Express (daily), lv.. 12.10 p.m 4 Express (daily), lv.. 12.01 a.m Accom. (daily), ar 7.10 p.m SOUTH HOUND. 1 Express (daily), I. '.-.3. 55 p.m 3 Express (daily), lv.--3.R2 a.m 5 Accom. (daily), Iv.--7.20a.nt K. J. BARNKTT. Ascent. R.V.Taylor, Jno. M. euall, ., General Manatc, Cenerel I'asfriiKrr Ajptnt, ' MOBILE. AI.A. S l'.I.UI'IS. 11(1 IS BY Long Distance Telephone FOR RATES APPLY TO LOCAL 'MANAGER CUMBERLAND TELEPHONE & TELEGRAPH CO INCORPORATED Illinois Central RAILROAD. GlllltS SOUTHBOUND. No. 1 .. .8.08 p.m. No. 105.3.46 p.m No. 3 to.3S a.m. No. 133. .5.51 a.m Trains No. 105 and 13.1 are accommodation and stop Ht Oibbs to receive or discharge passen gers. CUIUS NOKTH HOUND. No. ..J9.40 a.m. No. 106.12.07 p.m No. 4 . .11.48 p.m. No. 134. .8.15 p.m t Flair stop under special orders. See agent. tstops on flag only to rrceive passengers hold ing tickets for points north of Curhondiile where 2 or 4 stop. Trains Nos. 134 and 106 are accommodation. Tickets and particulars as to specific rates limits and train time of your home ticket stent at Gibbs. P. W. HARLOW. D. P. A.. Louisville. A. J. McDOUGALL. D. P. A., New Orleau S. G. HATCH. G. P. A., Chicago. JNO. A. SCOTT, G' P. A.. MemohU.