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DR. E. M. LONQ DENTIST Over White & Burcbard'a Drug Store. Union City, Tenn. Telephone Office 144-2, Residence H4-3 DR. E. M. LONQ DENTIST Over White 01 Burchard'a Drug Store, Union Gty, Tenn. Telelphones Office 144-2; Residence 144-3 C1LA.L' t'nion City Commercial. etttjolihrd H0 i - , i . . . Wet Teoneowe Courier. e.Uiblishl ls7 I Coasobdated Septembe rl. i97 UNION CITY, TENN, FRIDAY. AUGUST 11, 1911. VOL. 20, NO. 21 COMMER TNuJ L l!iU Bui r V1 -. f , C7r.2hl !" i, " ' y "KB C0.--N0. 2 jgRIGHTNESS comes from a feeling of satisfaction of stability and the knowledge that there is something to fall back on. It is the establishment of a firm position that enables us to advance. Old National Bank Union City, Tnntie MEDICINE. FREE 1 - - - - 1 IF WE FAIL TO RELIEVE YOUR KIDNEY DIS EASE, WE VVILL PAY FOR THE MEDICINE The kidneys are rightly classed among the vital organs of the human body, and in order for a person to enjoy perfect health it is necessary that their action be proper and prompt. Rexall Kidney Tills are intended for the treatment of more or less chronic kidney ailments, and have been used with such success that we unhesitatingly offer them to you under the above conditions. These pills are usually very prompt in beneficial effects and, as a rule, the patient finds that it is not necessary to be con tinually dosing himself. Sixty pills in a box; price 50 cent. Sold only at our store OLIVER'S RED CROSS DRUG STORE. FARM EOAHS S2 PER CENT -Ten Years -SzPEB CENT CAN MAKE PARTIAL PAYMENT AT ANY TIME AND STOP INTEREST. O. SPRADLIM Dickson College, Dickson, Tenn. T. B. HOGGINS, A. M., President. The nohool for your lntiihtrr. The very best possible care of itirls. Ralf alxiut half nnd. ndviuitntw hIkiuI double the average school for litrlg. Out door stiorts. Send us your daugh ter and we will return her to you stronger in body nnd mind. Splendid literary course for gM. Mu.ic under a German instructor. Kxpression and Commercial advantages superior. Twenty-seventh year opens Aug. 31. lor free catalogues, adtlress T. B. LOCG1NS, Dickson, Tenn.. HARRIS, McADOO & CO. UNION CITY. TENN. CONTRACTORS and BUILDERS PREPARED TO DO ALL KINDS OF '"" " Concrete and Brick Work Manufacturers of Concrete Blocks. Also handle Feed of all kinds. We sell Lime, Cement and Sand.' Phone 587 5i J.L. BRANSFORD & SONS sole: agents Brick filanufacturers and Contractors BISHOP FITZGERALD. Death Comes Peacefully at Mont . . eagle, Tenn. Monteagle, Tenn., Aug. 5. Bishop Oscar Tenn Fitzgerald of the Methodis Episcopal Church, South, died at his cottage here at 3:45 o'clock this after noon of neuralgia of the heart. For the last ten days news of his death would not have been unexpected. The venerable churchman and author had been in ill-health for several years, ana uurmg me last year liau la-en verv feeble.. Ten days ago he suffered an at tack of neuralgia, of the heart, which was followed a few days later by another attack. With Bishop Fitgerald when he died were his daughters, Mrs. J. II. Nye and Mrs. J. B. Robertson, of Nashville; his sons, William S. Fitzgerald, Tullahoma, and Oscar Fitzgerald. Charleston. W. Va., and Dr. and Mrs. Allen G. Hall, Nashville, friends of the family, FUNERAL AT SAfinVIM.E. The funeral was held from West End Methodic Church at 2:30 o'clock Mon day afternoon. The services were con ducted by Dr. G. B. Winto, Dr. R. K Brown, Bishop Collins Denny and Dr Fitzgerald Parker. Burial was at Mount Olivet Cemetery. The pall-bearers: Honorary J. W. Manier, Sr., Dr. W. J. Ewing, W. Ii. Cole, Dr. I. Lewin thal, Dr. J. II. McNeilly, Rev. R. Lin Cave, Jesse Cage, D. M. Smith, Rev. Henry Beech Carr. Actives Chancellor J. IT. Kirkland, Dr. Allen G. Hall, G. M. Noely, John Bell Keeble, John Early, Will Vaughan, J. E. Hart, W. E. Park. MORS IN KORTH CAROLINA. Oscar Penn Fitzgerald was the son of Richard and Martha Jones Hooper Fitzgerald and was born in Caswell, North Carolina, August 24, 1829. His middle name was taken from the, Rev. Dr. Abrain Penn, who baptized him in p fancy f praying at tlie time that he might be a Methodist preacher. He received his common school education in North Carolina. His first service was in the composing room of the Lynchburg, Va., Repub lican. Later lie became a clerk in the office of the Lynchburg Post, and while so engaged the Mexican war came on. Hisather, responding to the call of his eoftry, inarched to Mexico with Gen. Scott. When the elder Fitzgerald went to fight his country's battles his son re turned home to North Carolina to sup port Ins mother, doing so by teaching in the neighborhood. W lieu the war was over the young man returned to his newspaper work, going to Richmond, and obtaining a place on the Richmond Examiner, of which Edgar Allan Poe was about to be made literary editor when his genius was stilled in death. WAS COM HADE OF l'OK, It was a favorite reminiscence with Bishop Fitzgerald, this acquaintance with Poe. On one occasion he heard Toe lecture, the impression being a pro found one. Bishop Fitzgerald at this time was about 20 years of age. From Virginia he went to Georgia, where, after a spell of typhoid fever, his attention was directed to the ministry. In 1S54 the Georgia Methodist Confer ence, meeting at Atlanta, with Bishop Capers presiding, admitted him and he was sent to Savannah as a junior preach er. A short time later he went to the West as a missionary. In 1867 he was chosen superintendent of public instruction of California, con tinuing in the position for four years. While in California he was for a time editor of the Pacific Methodist and j Christian Spectator. Returning to the South in 1878 he was elected editor of the Nashville Christian Advocate, an or gan of the Southern Methodist Church, succeeding Rev. T. R. Summers. In 188G, when the general conference of the church met in Richmond, he was suggested as a bishop, and four years later, when the conference met in St. Louis, this honor was voted him. For many years Bishop Fitzgerald has been incapacitated by age and failing strength, but his interest in his church never flagged. To the end of his days ho retained his interest in the newspaper business in which he started his career. He wrote extensively himself, and a son, the late Lee Fitzgerald, was at one time editor of the Nashville American. In 185.3 Bishop Fitzgerald was married to Miss Sarah Banks, of Enon, Ala., who survives him with the following chil dren: Mrs. G. F. Nye and Mrs. J. B. Robertson, of Nashville, Tenn. ; William Fitzgerald, of Tullahoma, Tenn., and Oscar P. Fitzgerald, Jr., of Charleston, W.Va. The West Tennessee Monument Co. Sewerage Accepted. The Board of Mayor and Aldermen have formally accepted the sewerage completed by Sullivan & Long in this cit?. The system was outlined in this paper last fall. With the exception of a few slight changes the work has been completed according to drawings and specifications. The inspection was finished last week by C. II. Jenks, civil engineer in charge, and the system is declared to be as good as ever turned out in any city. , A bond was given by the contractors guaranteeing the work for a term of years. Part of the system has already been paid for, probably half, and the Board calculates that the last dollar will be paid after the taxes of 1913 -fejvc been re ceived. The contract amounted alto gether to approximately $35,000, and the payment of this amount besides the current expenses, of the city in three years is very creditable indeed to the business qualifications of the present ad ministration. The Board contemplates next year the opening of a campaign of concrete walk construction. It is figured that the sewerage contract can be taken care of while this is going on. Walks are badly needed in Union City, and the beginning of this work will be heralded with the heartiest approval. Wants to do your work. Get our prices and see our designs before plac ing your order. . . .. We handle all kinds of Marble, Granite V and Building- Stone. County Democratic Committee, The Democratic Executive Committee of Obion County met at the courthouse last Monday pursuant to call. Chairman Pleas Hornbeak called the, committee to order and announced that he desired to withdraw temporarily from the speaker's chair for the reason that he was a candidate and did not wish to take advantage of his opponents. Car roll P. Wilson, of Troy, was appointed to tike the chair. Mr. Green read the minutes and they were approved. The first item of business was a mo tion for a uniform ballot. It was decid ed at the last meeting of the committee that a uniform ballot bo adopted, but no provision was made respecting the use of independent ballots- An amend ment was therefore offered to the orig inal motion that a uniform ballot be adopted and that independent ballots or any ballots otier than tho uniform bal lot be declared illegal and thrown out if voted. The committee aereed on this motion and ho other ballot will be used except the official ballot. Dr. Wells, of Number Fourteen, of fered the following resolutions: Resolved, first; That Saturday, the 2d day of September, the day for the hold ing of the Democratic primary election in dbion County for the nomination of candidates for Trustee, Sheriff, and Tax that the polls be opened on said day at 9 a. m. and closed at 4 p. in. Resolved, second; That all known white Democrats who are 21 years old now or before August 10, 1912, who will support the nominee of this primary be entitled to vote in the primary in his respective district or usual voting placo only. Resolved, third; That should only one candidato submit his claims before this primary for any of said offices by Au gust 20, preceding this primary elec tion, such candidate shall be declared tho nominee for said office. Resolved, fourth; That no demands be made for poll tax receipt or registra tion certificate of anyone who represents himself to vote in this primary. Tho above resolutions were unani mously adopted. The following members of the com mittee were present: District No. 3, Mr. Caldwell, proxy; No. 5, Pleas Hornbeak; No. 6, Carroll P. Wilson; No. 7, Hughes Hunt; No. 8, J. M. Foster; No. 10, Luke Latimer; No. 11, Casey Holloman; No. 13, W. P. Davis; No. 14, J. J. Wells; No. 15, E. J. Green. , Committee adjourned. , Democratic Mass Meeting. Immediately after the meeting of the Assessor of Obion County, to be elected i.lt,, tu,i. . , . , . L Just Monday a, mass meeting of the ueuBl , u,u , ivLt, ue con- 1)cinocraU) of obic stituted as such by the committee and 1 you have a farm, residence.vacant lot, business house, or business of any knd for sale, list it with us. We can sell it. We con rent you prop erty to good advantage, collect the rente and make you money. We have had yean of expe rience. Our charge are reasonable. ...... Let Us Insure Your family against want in case of yofr death You against loss of time by accident or illness You anaint loss by fire, lightning and tornado IN THE BEST OF COMPANIES Our dealings must satisfactory TO YOU REAL ESTATE INSURANCE UNION CITY, TENN. OFFICE: 229 South First St. Roomt No. I and 2. " Telephone 77. ion County was held. Quite a number of Democrats from tho different sections of the county were present, and a large percent took part n the meeting. The object of the meeting as outlined heretofore was to bury the hatchet. In other words it was a harmony meeting. A. Wilson, of Obion, was elected chairman. , A committee was appointed to draft resolutions as follows: 1 G. R. McDade, E. J. Green and D-. P. Caldwell. While the committee was out Dr. McRee was called upon for a speech and responded in accordance with the spirit of the omission. 4 The committee reported as follows: Whereas, there has been in the" past a division in the ranks of the Democratic party, caused by a difference of opinion among Democrats as to certa in questions of policy and statecraft and whereas such division has caused and engendered a severe breach in the party. Therefore be it resolved by the Democrats of Obion County in convention assembled that it is the sense of this convention that all such differences should bo ad justed, the breach healed and harmony prevail, and that in primary elections all Democrats shall be entitled to par ticipate, irrespective of past differences or affiliations, and further that we as Democrats will use our best endeavor to bring about this state of harmony throughout the State of Tennessee. Those shades need haoginff rieht now. . J Phone Home Furniture Co.