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DR. E. M. LONG DENTIST Over White & Burehard's Drup Store, Union City, Tenn. TeMphones Office 144-i Residence 144-3 DENTIST Over White & Burehard's Drug Store, Union City, Tetin. Telephone Office 144-2. Residence 144-3 H li JUL UNION CITY, TENN,. FRIDAY, JULY-21, 1911. Wrtt JVunes. Courier. cstal.iisucd 1 ( Consolidated September 1, 1W VOL. 20, NO. 18 w li tvV li Will f AM rn iME ! HA I Tpr VACATION Ihk u .aav lift i a; r Arm bint Coomtlit 1909, fur C. E. Klmmcrmra Cn. Vn. ( HOW often a small additional expenditure on your vacation will double your pleasure. And what a difference it makes when you come back to still have money in th'e bank. . A BANK account makes life's walk easy, smoothes out the rough places, and makes the bright spots more pleasant. You can't imagine what a difference it makes until you try it. THE PROOF COSTS YOU NOTHING. Old National Bank Union City, Tennessee t" From July 24th to 29th we offer UNCH of vsolet: For $1.00 Four of the Sweetest Toilet Crea tions in Violet Dulce Toilet Water, Talc, Soap and Cream worth $1.50. SEE OUR WINDOW DISPLAY OLIVER'S RED CROSS DRUG STORE. STarm Loans I make loans on lands located irt Obion and Weakley Counties, Tenn., and Fulton County, Ky., in sums of $ 1 ,000 or more on first-class improved farms. Forty per cent of the full value of a farm will be loaned. Loans made on farms of 50 acres or more on 5 years time with privilege to borrower of paying same after one year in full or making any size partial payment desired at invervals of 6 months after one year from date of loan, interest being stopped on partial payments made.' I guarantee the interest and expense on a loan procured through me will be less than the same loan would cost you obtained from any other source, and the terms and conditions more satisfactory. O. SPRAD'LlN Union City, Tenn. A POSSIBLE PRESIDENT I,OriSV'III,R COURIER J0URNAI) HARRIS, McADOO & CO. UNION CITY. TENN. CONTRACTORS and BUILDERS PREPARED TO DO ALL KINDS OF Concrete and Bricli Work Manufacturers of Concrete Blocks!, Also handle Feed of all kinds. We sell Lime, Cement and Sand. Phone 587 A 0 ARGAi The Memphis Commercial "Appeal, daily without Sunday, in a club with the Union City Commercial, one year , for $3.40; six months, $1.70. Rate applies only to rural routes. The Governor of New Jersey, who spoke to the Kentucky Bar Association at Lexington yesterday, is a fine illus tration of the truth so often suggested in these columns that in American pol itics no man can tell what a day may bring forth,, the rule of more than half a century having teen that it was the unexpected that happened. A short twelve months ago Dr. Wilson was President of the University of Prince ton, quite out of the line of polities and political promotion. To-day, Governor Wilson, of New Jersey, is regarded all over, the continent as quite in line for Presidency of the United States. ' From Polk, in 1844, to Roosevelt, in 1900, there were only three actual Chief Magistrates who were so much' as thought of for the Chief Magistracy two years in advance of their nomina tion. The list, beginning with Polk, includes Taylor, Tierce, Lincoln, Hayes, Garfield, Cleveland and Harrison, the exceptions being Buchanan, Grant and McKinley. Even the Vice Presidents who succeeded to the Presidency, like Arthur and Roosevelt, seemed impos sible. - " ; Woodrow Wilson stands before the people to-day as that rarest of phe nomena, a public man who, elevated to office, faithfully keeps his pre-election promises. When he indicated his willingness to resign the presidency of Princeton and lead his party as a candidate for Gov ernor of New Jersey he was looked upon as an interesting but mistaken gentleman; when he appeared "on the stump" in effective speeches and met the wiles of his opponents with polit ical sagacity, he became a factor seri ously to be considered; when he won the election, he took rank as a national character; and since he has put on the robes of office, has displayed qualities that reveal his equipment for a part in public affairs for which no other man in the nation seems equally fitted. It must be borne in mind that the achievements of Woodrow Wilson have been forced over a Republican State Senate and at the outset over an un willing Democratic House. Behind the measures proposed by this real loader there has lain a 'philosophy. He has acted not in response to a vague senti ment that corporations are wicked, and that workingmen- deserve sympathy,; but in consequence of his perception that a new day has dawned upon the world and that new laws must state the readjustment in, which men have come to live. lie holds that such laws as exist regarding the relations of em ployer and employe are out at elbow. The fundamental need of the day is, he believes that the character, rights and duties of the composite industrial and commarcial entity which we call the corporation" must be thoroughly overhauled and better ascertained. A corporation," he says, "exists, , not by any natural right. The State creates the corporation, and the State is responsible for what it creates. The State, therefore, must oversee the cor porations, and must safeguard the pub lic against fraudulent companies 1 or companies which practice methods which in any way violate justice or fair dealing or the principles of honest in dustry. In order to do this there must be authoritative inspection and full pub licity. This conclusion is most obvious in a case of public utility corporations. Their regulation, therefore, will be the best 'beginning of general corporation control." . . One of 'the best measures urged by Gov; Wilson requires the inspection i and regulation of cold storage waro houses. Half the food supply of New York City is kept in storage across the river in Jersey, awaiting the market, and meanwhile deteriorating. The new law proposed a storage limit of six months. The warehouse owners argued that the limit named was too low. They were especially persistent in citing the case of cheese, which they argued might be kept several years, and still be con sidered good. '., Yes, " remarked the Governor suave ly, "I am aware that cheese has its own standard of respectability." But the chief measure, the funda mental proposition of Woodrow Wil son's ' system of reform is the Direct Primary and Election Bill. "Back of all reform," said the Gov ernor, "lie the means of getting it, Back of the question what you want, is the question how are you going to get it. We are all pretty well agreed, I takd it, that certain reforms are need ed. But we find that the first neces sary reform is one that will render us able t,Q get reform." "We have been calling our Govern nient a Republic, and we have been liv ing binder the delusion that it is a rep resentative Government. That is the theory. But the fact is that we are not living under a representative Govern ment; we are living under a Govern ment of party bosses who in secret con ference and for their private ends de termine what we shall and shall not have. The first, the immediate thing that we have got to do is to restore representative Government. There has got to be a popular rebellion for the reconquest and reassumption by the people of the rights of the people, too long surrendered. We have got to rev olutionize our political machinery, first of all. I am a radical, and the first element Of my radicalism is, let's get at the root of the whole thing and re sume popular Government. Let's make possible the access of the people to the execution of their purposes." The Courier-Journal cannot think of Woodrow Wilson without recalling Samuel J. Tilden. How much alike they seem, as doctrinaire Democrats; MaKe a Special Point of Looking for This Trade-Marfl" It insures you the most satisfactory goods 1 that money and brains can put together. Remember that all things are guaranteed. HOME FURNITURE CO. Picture Framing a Specialty Residence Phones 1 14 and 432." Office Phone 99 faithful and couragoous party leaders; as practical and pre-eminent officials; how much they think alike, and talk alike, and write alike. How Tilden esque the following: " It is time that we served notice on the men who have grown up in the possession of privileges and bounties, that the existing order of things is to be changed. It is only fair that we warn them, for they should have time to adjust themselves to the change; but the change must come, nevertheless. And this change is not a revolution, let it be understood at once. It is merely a restoration. That is what the people of New Jersey have, meant as they have flocked out, rain or shine, not to follow the Democratic party we have stopped thinking about partiesto fol low what they now know as the Demo cratic idea, the idea that the people are at last to be served. ., "Do you know what the American people are waiting for, gentlemen? They are waiting to have their politics utterly simplified. They are realizing that our politics are full of secret conferencces, that there are private arrangements, and able opportunity. Don't you know that some man without conscience, who did not care for the nation, could put this country into a (lame? Don't you know that the people of this country from one end to the other all believe that some thing is wrcng? What an opportunity it would be for some man without con science, but with power, to spring up and say: 'This is the way, follow me,' and lead them in paths of destruction. How terriblo it would bol " , I am accused of boing rad ical. - If to seek td go to the rout' is to be a radical, a radical I am. After all, everything that flowers in beauty in the air of heaven draws its fairness, its vigor, from its roots. Nothing living can blossom into fruitage unless through nourishing stalks deep-planted in the common soil. Up from the soil, up from the sileut bosom of the earth, rise the currents of life and energy. Up from the common -soil, up from the quiet heart of the people, rise joyously to-day streams of hope and determina tion bound to renew the face of the earth in glory. I tell you the so-called radicalism of they do not understand it. They want j our times is simply the effort of nature to concentrate their force somewnero. They are like an unorganized army say ine the thing is wrong. Where shall we congregate? How shall we organize? Who are the captains? Where are the orders? Which is the direction? Where are the instruments of government? That is what they are waiting for. "It is an opportunity, and it is a terri - - - - - If you have a farm, house and lot, vacant lot, business house, or business of any kind for sale, list it with us, we can sell it. If you have property for rent, we can rent and collect the rent. Our charges are reasonable. Let Us Insure Your family against want in case of your death You against loss of time by illness You against loss of property by fire, lightning and tornado IN THE BEST OF COMPANIES Our dealings must be satisfactory mm REAL ESTATE INSURANCE,- UNION CITY, TENN. TO VOll to release the generous energies of our people. This great American people is at bottom just, virtuous, and hopeful; the roots of its being are in the soil of what is lovely, pure and of good report; and the need of the hour is just that radicalism that will clear away for the realization of the af-pirations of a sturdy race." "No one can listen to Woodrow Wil son," says William Bayard Hale, "and see the emotions of the audiences of earnest men who hang upon his words, without feeling that bo is witnessing the beginning of a political revolution, and that its prophet and captain stands be fore him. This is a new languagebut one for which the people have an in stinctive, Pentecostal understanding. It is a flame on the forehead and a shout on the lips, and it cannot be, I think if this gift of speech is backed by tho voucher of deeds such as he promises to do as Governor of New Jersey but that this man will be hailed as the incontest able leader of Democracy, when next year bis party comes to nominate a candidate for Presidency, The prime thing is that he is real real all through, from top to bottom. There isn 't a sham anywhere in his neighborhood. His mind is constitutionally incapable of tolerating unreality it revolts against it like a nauseated stomach. Another thing is that he is good-humored. He is chock-full tf energy; he likes action,! hugely, I fancy, though, he did remark at the end of one exciting day: "After all, life doesn't consist in eternally run ning to a fire?" Conversation with him is a delignt; his talk is rich in allusion, illustrated from broad personal ac quaintance, marked by a wide-ranging sweep of interest and thought. -Yet he . likes a good story and an occasional emphatic word." f Assuredly that is the kind of man for the times and the kind of man militant j Democracy has Jong been looking for. 3 !