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-if i i 1 It) THE COMMERCIAL Marshall & Baird, Union City, Tenn FRIDAY. NOVEMBER 24, 1911 Entered at the post office at I'nion City, Ten new, a seeond-clus mail matter. Democratic Ticket For Sheriff JOHN V. FINCH. For Trustee JOHNSIK SANDKRS. For Tax Assessor I. J. HOWARD. Announcements. A Worthy Enterprise. A reporter from this office took ad vantage of an opportunity last Thursday afternoon to visit the new abattoir and slaughu-r house plant just completed and located south of the city a short distance southwest of the fair grounds. The new plant is erected immediately north of the old slaughter house, which has been discarded altogether and re placed by the new institution. , W. G. Reynolds, the owner and man ager of this plant, entered the grocery and meat business in Union City eigh teen years ago. lie has been handling meats for the retail local market for eighteen years, a larger portion of. this time being engaged in the grocery busi-j ness. Four years ago be began the wholesale business exclusively and opened with the old slaughter house, which he has been conducting success fully since that time. The demands for better facilities and for larger' trade stimulated Mr. Reynolds to establish a new and up-to-date plant in which to SHM.T'utlV his meat. This he began a few months ago with characteristic en- BHrHLKlYT T,ho.ri,'e.,,t.oan"ouc' J- c- terprise, the result of which promises to lliirdick an a cnmlulute for Alderman of. Union , . . oe a revolution in tne meat traue in Union City. The new plant or abattoir, as it is des ignated, consists of some two or three acres of grounds and buildings. .On the right of the premises is the main building, substantially built upon foundation of concrete with concrete For Mayor. COBLE. We are authorized to announce J, A. Coble as a candidate for re-eh-ctioa to the office of Mayor of Union City, election January 6, 1912. ' ; For Alderman. ' aaam3.-wc are autnonaea tn anamtiuw tnhn P. Adams as a candidate for Alderman of Union vnj, cicciiu 10 oe neia junuary 6, 1912. MOSS. We are authorized to announce Ch T Mum a a candidate for Alderman of Union City, crcvuua w uc nem January o. BLANTOV We are authorised to announce Dr. M. A. Wanton nn a candidate for Alderman. cictuun io oe nem January 6, 1912. H1TK. We are authorized to nnnnunr w t White as a candidate for Alderman of I'nion vuy, election to lr held January 6, 1912. City, election janunry 6, 1912. PARKS We are authorized to announce Harris Parks a candidate for Alderman of Union City einuun 10 Dt nciu January o, Mli. """""ruKifwe are authorized to announce Koht. fc. (Has) Bransford as a candidate for i merman 01 union city, election Jan. 6, 1912. The Bonnie Pace. A very extraordinary event in Union 1 rV (I'll! l , .... . .... 1 . . ,, T. I .. . .... - rj ' meeting oi me jjonme floors throughout, in tne iront are , clans on the race track here at the fair double cold storage vaults, to be used grounds Tuesday, Nov. 28, When, at 1 systematically, the first whep the meat o clock p. m, sharp at the sound of the is first killed and warm, the second after bell, four of Bonnie's sons measure the same meat leaves the first compart speea lor supremacy as pacers. The ment, thus keeping the warm and cold lour contestants already advertised are meat separated. n a j"n , 7' anu But to begin at the beginning, to the UU,UUV7' wuo "ave 8ucceeaea 111 south of this building are the pens u BVua umi lair, events, IIore the catti0 or hogs are first driven and they now come home to try their and thcnce to the 8c4les. Alleys are iicmi Kiiiiisi eacn outer, me sire oi these horses, Bonnie, owned by Mr. Lou Wright at R ives, will be shown here during the day and many of the colts will be bore on exhibition. It will be a great day for horsemen and lovers of horse flesh and crowds of visitors. Tl.rt :.i . t , ... . . A"D,piesiueiii, anu uirectors oi the iair association have guaranteed a straight race, a race in which each horse is en tered to win, a contest of speed and not of speculation or jockeying. The race vill be the event of the season in the West Tennessee Fair Circuit and there fore of spocial interest to all interested in theso fairs. The business men and made through which to pass the live stock to the scales and gates arranged so that one man can handle the stock. He can close tho gate at the pen and weigh the whole lot or he can open a side gate in the alley and turn one or as many as desired in a side pen, and any number from one to a penful can be handled at a time. Mr. Reynolds said he weighed a pen of hogs the other day in exactly fifteen seconds. From the weighing pens then the hogs are taken to other pens which are connected with the main building or abattoir by alleys. A hog cow, steer or shoep is passed through onn of f.hnsn allpvs in a sidn donr in f.lifi merchants of Union City have agreed building at the rear. This door is closed w.u .ur m race, anu is connuently ,,, flnimal is hnmmnfi in fnr W;n;nl, u uu.ui. Uly will entertain This, ,ion(, ni.rij.jnn door which leads a monster crowd on that occasion. The insi(1(, is ..,,, fln(, lhft is hod price oi aumission is small, noad the records and particulars in tho advertise ment on another page. Then the animal is taken ..through another sido door to a tank of hot water which is used for scalding. This tank or tub is heated with a furnace and imbedded in masonry immediately over it. The carcasses are then hung up to drip and all the blood and liquids are carried away over an inclined floor of concrete to a sink. As it enters the sink it goes through a sieve which separates it from the larger particles or solids, These liquids go to a septic tank and are thus destroyed while the solids are car ried away and incinerated. The floor of the main building, as we stated, is of concrete and made with an incline. The entire floors are cleansed thoroughly every day, many times a day, according to the amount of slaughtering done, with water from the city water works, which have been mado accessible by the installation of pipes from the city plant, The 'abattoir is also supplied with hose which are used for draining the build ing and cleaning carcasses. The over head of the building is constructed of strong timbers, and metal hangers are securely fastened thereto through the i . - . IX L. Smith, editor of flie Sweetwater ceiling from which to swing the car Telephone, died at his home Sunday, af- casses while dripping. The larger tor a long illness. He was for a long animals are hung by means of cant time secretary of the' Tennessee Tress hooks and pulleys. The metal beams Association, which position he held at "6 provided with rollers wherewith the the time of his death, and was one of moat can be moved easily while hang- tho Association's most prominent and n2 to le front or back of the building. influential members. He was a clean After the meat is thoroughly drained it man and edited a good paper. "lie was " taken down to the storage rooms and The candidacy for Alderman of R. E. Bransford who is probably better known as Ras, brings a youngor man into the race and introduces a new generation for public promotion and honor. Mr. Bransford is the son of the well known citizen and contractor, T. L. Bransford, and a member of the firm of T. L. Bransford & Sons. He enters the race principally on tho grounds that the northern section of Union City should have an alderman while five others are distributed over the town. Mr. Brans ford is a young man ( splendid busi ness qualifications and sober judgment. He is interested in public affairs and civic advancement and cdmes before the voters with pledges to guard the rights and interests of the taxpayers and citi zens impartially and to bring to bear 'all that he is able for the betterment I Union City and its institutions. We take pleasuro in presenting to our read ers in Union City the name of R. E. Bransford for alderman. well known throughout Tennessee and had hundreds of warm friends among tho "press boys" who will learu of his death with sorrow. For County Physician. Theio'will probably bo several candi dates pcscnting their claims to tho 'next Quarterly Cour-t for election to the important office of County Health offi cer. Among those 1 ready mentioned are the present encumbent, Dr. M. A. Blanton, Dr. J. B. Bond and Dr. J. B. Adkerson. Any of these physicians would make the county a good officer, and no matter how hard tho question to settle the court will have in any event a good selection in cither of the men named. then to the market. We go into a minute description of the abattoir so that all who are using these meats can see that they are handled with perfect cleanliness, a sys tem which Mr. Reynolds has himself in the main originated and put intowuse. The entire plant is made with a view to cleanliness, and in the warm seasons it can be kept so clean that no bad odors can be detected. In fact there will be nothing except the natural fresh meat odor. Mr, Reynolds is personally con ducting the plant He has made it a study with the results as above-indicated. So successful has he' been that his plant-has boon accepted by the U. S. government inspector, which gives him the privilege of doing interstate business, an advantage that no other plant in West Tennessee, not excluding Memphis, so Mr. Reynolds informs us, enjoys. Mr. Reynolds is also installing electric appliances in his plant to connect with the city plant. He will use motor power and electric lights. More than this he has a nice office building de tached from the abattoir, with conven iences for conducting his business. -We are giving considerable impor tance to this abattoir because first it is a worthy enterprise, but principally be cause it is in advance of all enterprises of its kind in West Tennessee, because it is an institution of which Union City may welle proud, because it is the product of grit and determination to MVflivl . nrui hcwjuifia it ia on iruluut-y - 1 that means much for Union City. Such enterprises as this mark a' new phase in our industrial life; they mark the beginning of a new system in our commerce. They are a departure from the trust and syndicate system, and, as we suggested a few w.eeks ago, the only means we can look to for a solution of the trust question. The South needs ! more of these. Every community needs them, and when communities begin to learn and profit by the lessou; when they begin to produce, manufacture aud grow all that they use then the Trust System will begin to crumble. Let every locality slaughter its own meat, grow its own bread and manufacture its own clothing and the trusts with their big grafting and speculating schemes will find an end. Mr. Reynolds has one of the best en terprises in Union City and we hope to see it grow until it can be called the packing house that made Union City famous. Get Your Goose Cooked at Phone 109 Union City Let us roast youf goose, turkey, hen or whole carcass of pork or "mut ton. Fowl or carcass called for and delivered. . .-. - t - . . With dressing.. Without dressing. One whole carcass (sheep, hog, etc) . . $2.00 $1.50 One-half carcass " " " 1.50 1.00 "One turkey, 1 5 lbs. and over .65 .50 One turkey, less than 15 lbs.. .50 .35 One goose or duck 35 .25 One rooster .30 .20 Onehen i - - - - 20 .10 Prices on any other fowls or carcasses given on request. Epecial prices in quantaties of three or more. Sunday orders must be given by noon Saturday. Should you prefer we will get fowl or carcass whenever possible and charge the actual cost in addition to the above. ' O: id A Good Suggestion. The Fulton News speaks of the need of a hospital and sanitarium in Fulton and that paper is making to its people a splendid suggestion. Union City also needs a sanitarium or city hospital, and should by all means have such an insti tution. Fortunately we have good san itation and good water and have been able for many years to check the prog ress of catagion and infection. Still there were numbers of cases which migh have been prevented with the use of a hospital and the isolation and prope care of patients from whose surround ings disease germs found their way to others. The maintenance of such an institu tion as a city or city and county hospital should not be very great, and it might be established and conducted properly withboth the support of city and county jointly, thus providing a way of solution to numbers of problems with which the city and county arc often con fronted. A hospital for those who are unfortunate and yet not altogether indi gent, so much so that they need be taken to the county farm, would be of incalculable benefit. Union City is growing and this is a public demand which must be met sooner or later, and who knows but it might save the county and city money as well as lives. For the Race. The following business men of Union City, representing all the houses, have agreed to close their respective places of business on the afternoon of Nov. 28 for tho Bonnie races. The paper reads as follows: We agree to close our places of busi ness on Tuesday afternoon, Nov 28, at o'clock on account of the race and other attractions at the fair grounds. W. E. Walters, Sam '1 D. Woosley, Farmers Exchange Oliver's Red Cross Bank, 'Drug Store, A. Coble, Jr., Home Furniture Co. R. T. Curlin, W. G. Clagett Co., The Toggery, Cherry-Moss Grain Bransford Lumber Company, Company, Beckham-Jones- ' Mrs. F. E. Arnn, Murphey, Corum k Jackson, J. A. Coble & Son, White it Burchard, Niles Drug Co., Davidson Produce H. Dietzel, Company," T. R. Massey, F. Wilbanks, urprise Store, Dietzel Bros. , Dahnke's Cafe, Third National Bank, Thos. R. Barrett, Thos. Southworth, E. P. Grissom, A. J. Rainey, Hardy & Glass, F. Carter, M. Schmidt, D. D, Forrester, A. Coble, Mayor, Semones & Son, Godwin Bros., White & Maupin, 0. B. Blewer, D, Wfather." Tate & Sutherland, R. F.Tisdale&Co., Nailling-Keiser Hardware Co., D. P. Caldwell, Bransford & An drews, R. E. Craig, Old National Bank II. E. DeSaniburg, Masscngill Bros., A. E. Caldwell & Co. W. G.' Reynolds, B. II. McClanahan, Ligon Furniture Co. Haynes-Gregory Hardware Co. Morgan-VerhineCo. Dahnko-Walker Milling Co., office U. C. Ice & Coal Co., ;! :;::::.: HAVE YOU TtRilED e ft JERSEY ft ft ft ft m Ask us for prices when selling your grain, ft CREAM .OUR Ask Your Grocer for it NONE BETTER lahnke-Walker Milling Co. ?:::::: ::s '(a,:::::::;:: ... "":j&",W..WT3l! if Mil GODWIN BROS. LEND US YOUR EARS! Warnings, Hints Reminders, on a Burning Subject 1 LISTEN, PLEASE I Cold winter is coming?. You cant deter that first order for coal much loncer. We are expecing to hear from yu in person or by phone most any day now. Union City Ice & Goal Go. Telephone 150 51 auuviSWVNIOfl STATION CAIPOM HERIDUNW -SOI.B AGENTS FOR- Chase & Sanborn's , Famous Boston Teas and Coffees Bulte's Excellence Flour -AND- Ferndell Pure Food Products COLUMBUS S New ORLEANS W HONTCOMEtV JACKSONVlUl TIME OF TRAINS AT UNION CITY. NOHTH BOUND. No." 2 Express (daily), Jv. 10.50 a.m No. 4 Express (daily), lv. .12.02 a.m No. 6 Accom. (daily), ar 7.15 p.m SOUTHBOUND. , No. 1 Express (daily), I? ...4.07 p.m No. '3 Express (daily), lv...3.82a.m No. 5 Accom. (daily), Iv 7.50 a.m R. J. BARNETT. Aeent. R. V. TAYLOR. JNO. M. BE ALL, VPres'tudOea'lMgr Cen'l FamenKar Acent, MOBILE, ALA. BT. LOUIS, MO. TELEPHONES 79 and 516 The SAFEST and QUICKEST WAY to TRANSFER MONEY IS DY Long Distance Telephone FOR RATES APPLY TO LOCAL MANAGER CUMBERLAND TELEPHONE & TELEGRAPH I NOORPOHAT C D CO Illinois Central RAILROAD. " GIBBS SOUTHBOUND, No. 1 ..t8.0S p.m. No. 105..3.4G n.m No. 3 ..t5.38 a.m. No. 133.5.51 a.m Trains Him. 105 and 133 are accommodations and atop at Gibba to reef Ive or discharge possen gem. , GIBUS NORTHBOUND. No. 2 ..J9.40 a.m. No. 10G.12.07 p.m No. 4.Jll.48p.m. No. 134. .8.28 p.m ?Flae stop under special orders. See agent. Stop on Ahu only to receive pnnsenirem hold ing tickets for point north of Carboudule where 2 or 4 atop. Traina Nos. 134 and 106 are acrottini1f(tiTn, Ticket and pnrtirulnr as to apeciGc fares, limit and train time of your home ticket agent at Uibba. F. W. HARLOW. B. V. A.. Louisville. A. J. McDOUGALL, U. V. A., New Orleans S. G. HATCH. O.P.A., Chicago. JNO. A. SCOTT. A. G. P. A.. Memphis. - N . C A St. L. TIME TABLE. Arrive Union City. EAST BOUND No. 55 ..7.46 a.m. No. 3.06 p.tB No. 53. .11. 15 p.m. WEST HOUND No. 52 . .6.44 a.m. No. 4. ..12.4Gp.ro No.54.7,52p.ra I- V 1?