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Marshall & Baird, Union City, Tenn Entered fit ihe jxt office at Tnion City, Ten Besee. us secnud-t l.-isi nmil matter. ONE l O L lA F A YEAR FRIDAY, OCTOBER 21, 1910, It was formerly "Our I!ob." Subse quently, when ho ran away and left Ik' Long with the bag to hold, it was "Anybody's Hob." Now the New York Sun say its "Catgut liob," but after all the twists and curls havo been made it is bound to be conceded that "Our Rob," who is really "Anybody's Bob," is particularly, specially, emphatically, specihValJy, solemnly and profoundly "Patterson's Bob." Teunesseau and American. Well, gosh ! then, .he is nolxxly's Bob, be- A Real Governor. . Rev. W, II. Sheffer, of Memphis, was Jn the city Wednesday. For ft number of years Mr. Sheffer was the. popular pastor of the First Christian Church of this city, and Lis visits are always en joyed by hundreds of warm friends. A a pulpit orator he is the peer of any the church has ever had, and as a tem perance worker lie is untiring. To a party of friends Wednesday af ternoon, in his own. happy style, he related some incidents and observations recently seen and heard on his trip through Kansas. Paid lie was in To peka one night a few weeks ago and had the pleasure of hearing Governor Stubbs make a temperance speech, in which the Kansas Governor used the lollowing language, speaking to a crowd of several thousand citizens of that city; "I know of no place, public or pri vate, in the State of Kansas' to-day where they sell intoxicating liquors in violation of the law. There may be such places, but I say to you I do not know where- they are, and if any citi zen here or elsewhere, now or at any other time, w ill tell me of such a place, I will close it at once or quit my job on the spot." This Campaign's Augury. In less than one month the campaign will close. Politics is the one subject of ever commanding interest in this coun try. This is because every man, high or low, rich or poor, has an individual relationship vto polities. Where the people vote, this is bound to be true. In a monarchy, with power of legisla tion and execution vested in a heredi tary ruler, the people take what comes as a natural matter of course. But here, every individual is a factor in government. Every individual is ae txmlingly assertive, and as a rule given to the proclamation of his views. In the present campaign there has been far more than usual interest. In it the individual has been unusually in sistent. He has refused to be led by the old lenders. Ife has been doing his own thinking and has hnd the nerve to act in accordance with his Convictions. As a result there Jias been almost a po litical revolution throughout the coun try. Tarty lines have got into a tangle. Party names don't mean the same old thu g. There are new alignments in wide and outside of parties. The inde pendent thinker has been bolder than at any time since Grover Cleveland ran for the Presidency in 1884. He has be come far more numerous than he was then. He has come to number about as many as the regulars of either of the old parties.. He has also come to know lu's strength, and the old party which does make a successful appeal to him goes under. We are thus reaching an . ideal political condition. There is only truth in the old contention that this is a government by parties, but with so tre- , mentions a portion of the plebiscite out side of parties, or w illing to follow the best party, each party must prove a fit Jiess for government to the satisfaction of the uneollared plutocrat, or it must give way to its opponent. The inde pendent serves thus as a check upon the doing or mismanagement of both par ties. He says to them "be good tt get out. " And to win they must obey. All this is the secret of the sw iftly shift ing trend of the politics of to-day. Men Bay radicalism, is rampant. It is not exactly true. It is merely the inde pendent voter rebuking his party or the other fellow's party for having been content with power without rendering service in exchange. It is merely hon esty calling for a government in closer accord with the interests of the people rather than to comply with the demands of the few who seek special favors to the cost of the people. Memphis News- Senate one of its ablest members. Dol liver w as a figure of more than national prominence. Ife was recognized at home and abroad as one of the greatest tariff experts in the commercial world He was better pus ted as to the trade relations with different countries than any other member of the Senate. Dolliver was a man of unusual abili ty. He was a word painter, a politician, a profound thinker and an able lawyer He came originally from Virginia, being born near Kingwood, in the his tone county of Preston. He graduated from the West Virginia University, and never held a political office until the Fifty-first Congress, when he was elect ed to represent the Tenth Congressional district of Iowa. It was in 18S0 he was named to fill the vacancy in the Senate caused by the death of Senator John J. Seerly. Since his first election to the Fifty-first Congress he had been constantly a Representative of his State in Congress. He had been one of the most conspic uous figures in the political affairs of the country. He had been regarded as one of the exceptionally gifted orators of the United States.. - At his home, in Fort Dodge, he was a quite and conservative figure. No one seeing him for the first time could un derstand the immense influence he ex ercised throughout the State. He was regarded by those who knew him well as a superior man. He was respected by all and looked upon as a natural leader of men. It is related that, he could take ordi nary, commonplace English words and make them do acrobatic feats that be wildered ordinary orators. When he arose to speak in W aslungtou the gal leries quickly filled. His support of f measure usually meant its success, his opposition meant failure. He was a man of convictions and had the nerve to oppose the views of the President. He was opposed to the East dictating tariff laws which were ruinous to the South atid West and which were passed merely to protect the interests of the East. He opposed Senator Aldrich bitterly, and while he was not strong enough to defeat the combined strength of the Senate and House of Representa tives for the tariff law, he did succeed in creating a sentiment of opposition in Congress which has now reached across the continent. Had he lived, Senator Dolliver would no doubt havo been the progressive candidate for President. He was the choice of Theodore Roosevelt and was practically the father of the progressive party. His loss will be distinctly felt in the Sixty-second Congress. Draining the Land. No farmer should dodge the wet spots in his fields. A few dollars spent in drainage will make these spots yield valuable crops, and will make the cul tivation of the whole field more con venient. Don't' wait for nature to drain the wet lands without assistance. Nature alone did not remove the stumps and stones from the wooded, stony lands. Don't let the damaging water get on the land if it can be prevented. An I ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure in drainage. Don't think it takes a wizard to lay tile properly. Have a survey made suf ficient in detail to show that there is sufficient fall. An intelligent use of this fall will then insure success. IKn't install a part of a drainage sys teni to which the remainder of the sys- tern cannot later be joined with ad vantage. . Don't let the waste banks of ditches grow up in weeds. Get them sodded and make them both valuable and at tractive. Don t let outlet ditches remain idle when they should be working. Have surface ditches and tile to keep them busy. Don t spend a dollar for small ditches or tile on a marsh until an outlet is assured. Don't fail to give land drainage the attention and thought it deserves. Prof. Leaders in Quality. THE HOUSE OF QUALITY. Leaders in Style. E. R. Jones. A Definition. To the Editor of the World: The following appeared in one of the papers at the time Theodore Roosevelt was a candidate for Governor of New York: ROOSEVELTISM. Scimitar. Jonathan Prentiss Dolliver. The sudden death of Jonathan Pren tiss Dolliver, of Iowa, is a sad blow to the Republican insurgents. It removes from the United States A spectaeularism which is a disease that causes the sufferers to abhor silence and obscurity; to try to live constantly in the public eye; to insist that their smallest acts be paraded, magnified and applauded; to assert the commonest propositions as though they were orac ular; to claim platitudes as original, and to meddle with and muddle everything. Van Nkst Oakks. Montclaire, N. J., Oct. 3. Call 150 and get your coal and Union City Ice & Coal Co. r J 0 z If) , Id 0 i J Anybody Can Write an Adver tisement, for It is Easy to Promise, but We Actually Deliver the Goods, To back up what we say, we claim to have the largest line of Men's Clothing: in this sectionAND WE HAVE THEM. We claim to have the largest line Young Men's Clothing: in this section AND WE HAVE THEM. of We claim to have the largest line of Children's Clothing in this section5 AND WE HAVE THEM. of We claim to have the lanrest line Men's, Young Men's and Children's Overcoats in this section AND WE HAVE THEM. We claim to have the largest line of Men's, Young Men's and Children's Furnishings in this section AND WE HAVE THEM. We claim to have the largest line of Fine as vell-as .Heavy Shoes for Men and Boys in this section AND WE HAVE THEM. We claim to have, the largest line of Ladies' and Children's Up-to-date Footwear in this section AND WE HAVE THEM. - Hardy, atone One Price. THE STORE OF QUALITY Y. Leaders in Style. I j 0 rm-rrm- "I r 11111 . I We have lately added to our sales force Miss Lula I Cobb, who would be glad I to have her friends call on III her. f-, III i Jones One Price! 11 China's Reform. When Prince Tsai-Tsao and his suite returned to China after their tour of the world they took back with them many machines to show their people what up-to-date nations are doing. Among oth ers they took a gallows and a guillotine. Why both? If China is reforming its methods of executing the death sen tence, why should it want two different instruments of death? Would it not be simpler to use but one? So it would seem to an Occidental mind; not so to an Oriental? Just as we recognize de grees in homicide, so the Chinese recog nize degrees in death. China still retains capital punishment in the form of the sub-division of the criminal into 114 pieces. That is the worst form. It is considered to be too barbarous for a reformed and modern ized China. Therefore all the grades of capital punishment arc to be merged in tWo, of which the gallows and the guil lotine are the synthesis. , The gallows is consistent with the an cient form of Chinese religion. The evil doer dies, it is true, but as his head is not separated from the body the soul has still hoiHi of salvation in the realms beyond the grave. It is quite another matter with the guillotine. When the penalty is inflicted with this the head is severed from the body, and thus all hope of future life is irremediably lost. Death by the gallows, then, is to be imposed upon ordinary murderers, death by the guillotine being reserved for those whose crimes are terrible in they enormity parricides, traitors and such. Thus does the refinement of the Orient adopt and modify the crude devices of the upstart West. Denver Times. For Rheumatism, Stomach Trouble, Con ttipatlon. Ectema, Malaria, Chilli, Blood, Liver and Kidney, take Hy Specific Satisfaction guaranteed or money refunded. The woman' friend. Hay Medicine Co., (incorporate!) PAJM.CAR KV. For .Sale by White & liurejiard. Death of Mrs. Minnie Adama. Mrs. Minnie Adams, beloved wife of IJ. F. Adams, this city, died after a short illness at home on First street on Monday, Oetuber 17, 1910. Mrs. Adams was born and reared in Montgomery County, Tennessee, and before marriage was Miss Minnie Ham- brick. She was married to Mr. Adams in 1880, and soon afterwards Mr. and Mrs. Adams moved to Kentucky1 where they remained until five years ago, then moved to this city. Mrs. Adams was Si! years of age and leaves five little girls to mourn the loss of a tender, do voted mother and the husband a faith ful and trusting companion. Mrs. Ad ams was a member of the Baptist Church for fifteen years,, constant in worship and helpful in her duties. The good, Christian woman leaves a sorrow-laden houseliold in this sad dis pensation ofl 'rovidenoe. Services were conducted by the pas tor, Rev. J. J. W. Mathis, and the re mains were interred at East View Tues day. Humor of the Day. "Father, you must not drop your final g'. " Thus spoke Gwendolyn, fresh from college, to Iter father, retired perk butcher. 'But I haven't been droppin' 'em." 'There you go. Droppin'. ' And you say 'corn in', .and 'goin' and 'eatin' without any final 'g' sound at all. It' awful." A pause, "(iwenny. " . "Yes?" "May I drop the final 'g' in egg?" A man who had to see to the lettering of a new notice-board for the kirk of a Scottish town was amazed to find the fol lowing original sentence: "This church is licensed for the sol emncgation of. marriages." , ' How popular that church would have been! Curate "And then the deluge came, you know, and it rained for days and weeks, and " Eflie (interrupting) "Ar,d then, I suppose, the fanners were satisfied."" "lie's (juke wealthy and prominent now," said Mrs. Starvem, "and they say he rose from nothing." "Well," remarked Mr. IJoarder, "that Is just what I rose from at the breakfast table this morning." ' Administrator's Notice. I, (). 8. White, having been duly au thorized as administrator of the late Ed Singer -estate, hereby notify all parties having claims against said estate to file them, authenticated in the manner pre scribed by law, on or before the first day of November, 1010. This October 12, 1!U0. O. 8. WHITE, 30-3 1 Administrator.