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DR. E. M. LONG
DENTIST Over White & Burchard'a Drug Store, Union City, Tenn. Telephone Office 144-2. Reidence 144-3 DR. E. M. LONG DENTIST Over White & Burchard's Drujr Store, Union Gty, Tenn. Telelphone Office H4-2; Residence 144-3 IBO VOL. 20, NO. 37 I'nion City Commercial, estii 1ishrd 1S0 j Consolidalej September 1. i97 West Tennessee Cmirw-r, established lb7 UNION CITY, TENN, FRIDAY, DECEMBER 1,1911 COMM CIAL He FWUTS'OF-YODR If you can make money for somebody else, doesn't it stand to reason that you would be better off by making it all for yourself? When it pays you to farm even though you divide your pro duce, won't it pay you still better when it is all yours ? We know it will and that we are safe in loaning you money to do so. Perhaps you know of a farm you would like to buy. If you do not, very likely we know of one. At any rate, we will be glad to discuss it fully with you. Old National BanK Union City. SANTA IS COMING THIS AUTOMOBILE AND GIVE IT AWAY - - I - - ,L-.' ' " ' ' ' ' WATCH FOR HIM AT Oliver's CROSS Drug Store He'll bring two big loads of nice Christmas things each week to our store for you. You can see him unload at 3 p. m. on Mondays and Fridays Come and bring the children. He'll have a big lot of things you will want and will give away some nice presents each time. OLIVER S & FARM LOANS 31 PER CENT-Ten Tears - SarPER CENT CAN MAKE PARTIAL PAYMENT AT ANY TIME AND STOP INTEREST. o . SPR'A d jli n Martin L. Pcircf, a Lafayette, Ind., newspaper man. was .killed wlieu his automobile was struck ly an intcrurban car. A 25,000 sehoolhoiwe at Hope, Ind., was wrecked by dynamite placed in tbo basement. ' , , You want CLEAN bread. Then ask for DAHNKE'S wrapped in GERM and DUST-PROOF WRA1TERS. I Tnncsie CLAUS YEAR IN AN RUG STORE Speaker Champ Clark, on his return to Washington Monday, said with the tariff the issue and a united Democratic party. prospects were bright for a sweep ing victory next year. Urey Woodson has decided to post pone the official opening of the head quarters of the Democratic National Committee until after a committee meet ing in Washington Dec. 8. ' FAVORS HARMONY. General Caldweil Voices Sentiment of Democrats in H13 District Attorney-General D. J. Caldwell, of i'ne Fourteenth Judicial District, ex pressed his hearty disapproval Saturday, while in the city, of the refusal of Maj. Vertrecs to call bis committee together to consider the harmony plan. General Caldwell i3 a "regular" and is amoDg the Democratic leaders of the State whose fame extendi to all sections. Gen. Caldwell says he voices the sen ment of the people of his part of the State when he declares that the com mittee should be called together. Also he believes that nothing would be lost by the committee in also calling in the boys from the trenches so that a gen eral counseling might be had. In speaking of the situation Satur day, Gen. Caldwell made the following statement: "I would not if I could, and could not if I would, in any dictate to the committee which has met in Nashville to-day. I have neither attended or been asked to attend the meeting. I am here on personal business.' "I might say the same as to the committee of which Maj. Vertree8 is chairman. "But as a private citizen, and a Dem ocrat fresh from the country, I can give you my individual views. I am what you may call a regular Democrat. I cheerfully supported Senator Taylor for Governor last year, and will never re gret it. I did just what I accorded to all others the right to vote for whomsoever he pleased. I am not one of those who thanks God that he was not as other people are. "Neither do I now think any one had a right to say to me, "You are no Dem ocfat." Neither do I assume the au thority to say to any one, You are no Democrat." This of all times is not the time for such prerogative. "I can judge for myself, and accord the same privilege to others. "We need them all." I am for any Democrat against any Republican. "I certainly favor harmony, and see no reason why we cannot come to an agreement, at least I certainly favor an immediate call together of the com mittee by Mr. Vertrees as well as a gathering of us Democrats from the sticks at the same time" to exchange views and consider what actions should be taken. "I have not seen, nor amiable to see, any cause or reason why this should not be done. "I do not want to be understood as suggesting for this committee to surren der any of its rights or standing, but let umeet "and reason together," and then act as we should with the light be; fore us. This done, I will be found on the firing line in my humble way doing my part. "In this I feel confident I voice the sentiments of the Democrats in my sec tiod of the State. ' "We thii.k no personal interest, do sire or ambition should enter into the question as to whether or not or when this committee should meet. "Of course, it is not remembered, but nevertheless true that I was the only so-called regular member of the Democratic Executive Com mittee at the meeting last year when the now famous June primary was called, who openly spoke and voted against the call as made. "Some of my friends censured me for that, but results showed that I was correct in my anticipation. "I bowed to the will of the majority as I have always done. "I may be pardoned for this personal reference, as I refer to it to show my position then as now. "But after all put me down as one of the Democrats who is going to stay with the ship, and here is homing that we may all get aboard. "D. J. Caldwell." T State of Ohio. CItv of Toledo, IA'CAS County, ) Frank J. Cheney makes onth that he is senior partner of the firm of V. J. Cheney & Co., doinit business in the City of Toledo, County and State n foresaid, and that said firm will pay the sum of ONK HUNDRED DOLLARS for each and every case of Catarrh that cunnot tw cured by the use of Hall s Catarrh Cure. FRANK J. CHENEY. Sworn to before me and subscribed in my pres ence this 6th day of December, A. D. IMS. , , A. W. OI.F.ASON. theal.) , Notary PtibHc. Hall's Catarrh Cure is taken internally, and acts directly on the hlood and mucous surfaces of the system. Send for tesrimonials free. F. J. CHENEY & CO.. Toledo, O. Sold by nil Druggists, 75c. Take Hall's Family tills for constipation. All kinds of coal at Union City Ice & Coal Cc. Can We Know That There Is a God? Mr. Spencer believed that the exist ence of a God as an explanation of the universe is unknowable, because the origin of God cannot be known and ex plained in thinkable terms, nor his na ture clearly and definitely interpreted, because no positive interpretation can be given of God. But it ' is doubtful' whether Spencer co I'M jjAw giv?n 5 ruirfitpt v certain in terpretation of himself. Everything in nature at a certain point seems to touch or pass into the infinite. .There is a "why" about all existences that no scientist or philosopher can explain. The humblest flower that nods by the wayside, is at bottom a mystery. It is not strange then that God cannot be di rectly and absolutely accounted for by the unaided mind of man. A God alone oould immediately interpret a God. But this limitation of man. does not contra dict the existence of a Deity any mor5 than it does the existence of the flower. Man himself is an effect, and with all his purely natural powers he falls entirely within the limits of the natural. And through his sense perceptions, or unaided natural faculties, he can have a direct correspondence with natural things alone, and immediately cognize them alone. (The intuitive higher con sciousness seems more properly to be long to the soul). But there is a way to reason from the seen to the unseen, from the known to the unknown, from the created to the Creator, and to arrive, if not at absolutely certain, at least to perfectly logical and reasonable conclu sions about the first cause or God. Everything in nature follows in logi cal sequence and every phenomenon bears a certain relation to its cause, and through known effects wo may reach unknown causes. And thus are we giv en the key by which to unlock or inter pret the universe. Every effect has its cause, which is often itself, an effect of another cause or causes, and on indefi nitely. But behind all natural phe nomenon, behind all natural causes and effects, we know that there must be a first cause, an uncaused cause, and therefore, unthinkable and mysterious as it may seem, a self-created, or, rath erf self-existent cause. This much seems absolutely certain, though self-exi.stence is beyond all human understanding, much less human demonstration. If the universe were crazy; if men walked on their heads instead of their feet; if birds flew heels upward; if ap ples, loosened from the bough, went up as often as down; if suns moons and worlds whirled aimlessly here and every where like gnats in the sunshine, often colliding, with wreck and ruin then indeed no rational conclusions could be arrived at as to either the origin or meaning of al natural existences. But all things in the cosmos operato accord ing to sane and orderly laws. Waters run down hill, clouds fly with" the winds, the sun rises in the east and sets in the west, always; and worlds are balanced with worlds and systems with systems so evenly that no planet deviates for a moment from its respective orbit. The universe is like a vast organ in perfect tune and playing forever a grand march to the majestic steps of the ages. - So the conceit of the poets thatthe stars sing is not so far-fetched as it may seem. And thus we are assured that the universe is very sane and very trusty. Certainly then it is not strange if an in telligent being, like man, can read it back along logical lines and come to some very sane and certain conclusions i .1)1 3JT BMflMS PGVB Made from pare, fjrspc Cream oi Tartar Best for good food and good health Ho alum . v as to its meaning and nature of its first cause. We cancot conceive of a plan more stupendous, more intricate or involved, and yet more perfect, than that upon which the whole creation is built. The nicely balanced introdependence of the multitudinous parts of the cosmos; die exact precision and amazing velocity with which the millions of planets move forever; the full, satisfaction provided for all the needs of animate and inani mate creatures and things a scheme, or plan, looking to all this through ages and ages of futurity must have had its geniuses in the unlimited pres cience and perfectly exact calculating power of infinite wisdom. And to have filled up this vast plan by producing and arranging all natural existences as we know them could have but com manded unbounded power backed up by an absolute will. So we are forced to conclude that the primal originator, the first cause, is a something of limit less power, wisdom and will; and this something must be personal, since we cannot conceive of mind and will apart from a person. Hence we may reason ably indeed, we must conclude that the first cause, the uncaused cause, is a personal Being of infinite power, wis dom and will whom we call the abso lute and knowable God. In the midst of a rational universe, indeed, does ho not aovm irrational at least in a way who declares it has no rational origin who denies the exist ence of a God? So we can understand the Almighty when, speaking through David, he declared that "The fool has said in his heart there is no God." But that, I suppose, would not fully apply to the agnostic. -Eugene F. McSi'Eddkn. NEWS NOTES. The annual report of the United States Commissioner of Internal revenue shows thafr the receipts for tho'yca'" were $3122, 52G.299 and that tho production of distilled liquors amounted to 175,402, 395 gallons. Beer, ale and similar liquors were produced to to tho extent 63,216, 351 barrels. Gov. Gray, winner of the Latonia Derby and other big races, and County Tax were burned to death in a fire which destroyed the barn of Capt. James T, Williams, near Spring Station, Ky Capt. Williams valued Gov. Gray at $25,000, Stool mills continued to gain in ton nage last week. The downward tendency in prices seems to have been checked The principal orders were for building and bridge materials.- Railroad con tracts wore light. . It is said in Washington that the Senate Committee which investigated the election of United States Senator Isaac Stephenson, of Wisconsin, will report that the Senator is fully entitled to his seat. , The Tope received the Most Itev. William II. OTonnell, Archbishop of Boston, and Cardinal-designate. , Here; fused to allow the American -churchman to kneel, receiving him with open arms, Frederico Boyd, Minister of Foreign Relations of the Republic of Panama, says the secession of 1903 was planned wholly within that cduntey, ami was not promoted by any outside influence. It is semi officially announced that Russia is not satisfied with Persia's apology. It is rumored that Russia will demand the dismissal of Wi Morgan Sinister, the Treasurer-General. William Jennings Bryan, who was a passenger on the stranded steamship I'rinz Joachim, says that every vessel should be required to carry at least two wireless operators. Aviator Fowler barely missed landing in tho midst of a drove of cattle whon the engine of his aeroplane- broke down near Fort Worth, Tex. Alice Tristram, who claimed to bo the daughter of a prominent clergy man in Dublin, Ireland, , committed suicide in a New York pask. One policeman was killed and two others were badly wounded at San Fran cisco in an attempt to arrest an alleged murderer. , Henry Clay Beattk1, Jr., was buried at Richmond at sunrise by the side of the wife whom he murdered. Tho Nationalists in the House of Commons say 1912 will be "Ireland's year" on the Home Role question. One-siory house, five rooms and hall, city water and aH necessary out buildings; lot 108x200 feet; East Waddel) street. , One-story house, five rooms, good barn and oat buildings; lot 85x 1 32; South Home Street Two-story house, all necessary out buildings; lot 220x192; corner Home and Vine streets. 85 acres five miles east of Union City, in t 1-2 miles of shipping point; good five-room house, barns and out buildings, fine well and pond; under good fence. - 72 acres four miles north of Un ion City, 8-room house with fine cellar, good well, cistern, ponds, and under good fence. 76 acres, northae stof UnionCity, one and one-half-story dwelling, fair barn, fine well, pond and or chard; under good fence. Also other desirable country property. city anc We have some bargains in Miss-, issippi lands. f Let us insure your property.. For prices and terms. .SEE REAL ESTATE INSURANCE LEND US YOUR EARS! i Warnings, t Reminders, on a Burning Subjec LISTEN, PLEASE on-. r oid winter is coming. I ou can't defer that first order for coal much longer. We are expecing to hear from you in person or by phone most any day now. . - ' Union City Ice & Coal Co, Telephone 150 Do You Know That your wife likes Candy just as well now as before you were married. Take home to night a box of HUYLER'S. Fresh by express on Saturdays by '". ' ,:: , W. E. WALTERS Proprietor of the RED STAR DRUG STORE Main Street 'Telephone 600 v v v NX .r'r '