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lit COMMERCIAL Marshall & Baird, Union City, Tcnn FRIDAY. JANUARY 2u 1012 fciMereJ at ;.!' wort oflice at "Onion City, BetKScf , as rteond-cl;t.ss mail matter. Ten- Democratic Ticket. For Slieriit-JOHN K. FINCH. 1 ..r Tntce JUHN.SIR 8ANDKR3. For Tax A"---ir-l J. HOWARD. . i years sr-ws Dry a trivf Dangers of Recall. President Taft is very much alarmed over the tendency toward direct govern inent in the form of referendum and recall. lie sees all manner of evil signs developing from tho recall of judges especially when he in banqueting with members or ttie bar. llto President is stirred tip oer the subject. His very soul recoils at tho pitfalls and iniquities of the recall. lie in virtuously indig riant at such demagogy. The scnsibil itios of Pecksniff were never so offonde at such an outrage. The people of th United -Slates, the greatest civilized nation on earth, are not capable of self government. That is what tho Presi dent says. Our boasted American froe dwU" ii iiiiotitLu. Cut f residtmt Ii come to this conclusion. Shades of Concord and Bunker Hill are we going back to C&esar? President Taft; ; wtiotJQ salary is SlOO.OOOjV with perquisites of $300,000 more and travel ing expenses of $25,000, a year; Champ Clark voting to increase the pension roll with an additional expenditure of $75,000,000 a year; Democrats and Republicans aliko voting to increase appropriations, to enlarge the "pork barrel;" the Executive Department en tcrtaining the public with a burlesque on trust busting; and last but not least Postmaster General Hitchcock recom mending to Congress the purchase of of telegraph and telephone lines All of these things when an appeal has been made in Ike name of economy and intelligence in the interest of the people and in the name of justice for a reduction of tariff duties on the ne cessilies of life an appeal , for relief from the tariff -protoclcd trusts. What an anomaly I , If tho people of tho United States are not capable of self-government who are these critics that they should sit in judgment upon the wisdom of tho peo ple. Are they capable of filling the office of a beadle. A reduction of the tariff demanded by tho people of the United States and Congress multiplying expenditures a hundred fold. An addi tional expenditure of $75,000,000 a year forpensions fiftyyoars after tho war; half a million a year for a President's serv ices; $3,000,000,000 for the ownership of telegraph and telephone lines. Who is capable' of popular government the President, Congress or the peoplo. jNobody ; ready to reduce expenses, yet the very air will seeth with cauldron in the name of tariff reform in the campaign next summer and fall. Can blood be extracted" from a tur nip? H the Government must bo bled for more pensions, military and civil; if Congress must take over the telograph and telephone lines at the expense of hundreds of millions, with the hundreds of other unreasonable and unjustifiable demands upon the public treasury, how in the name of common sense can there be a reduction of tho tariff. There must bo some source of revenue to meet these demands. Oh, the inconsistencies and insinceri ties of these self-imposed statesmen. As far as all appearances and practices are concerned, what care the President for the people except for votes, what Care Congress except td extend its tenure, salaries and perquisites. A fine example is President Taft com menting upon the delinquencies of the people, ' A line judge ho is to pass upon their qualifications for governing them selves. . . i, The trouble does not lie in the fact that the people are making any dem onstrations. They areexercised precious little about the recall. They are think mg very little auout it. lnc people arc a forsivins drit towards J "Savoyard," who was wont to tZfjXebra.skan upon all occasions witl-j fjlvind references, concedes Bryan the position of first Democrat in his party, an admission that has taken fif teen years to mature. Why? Because Bryan showed that he was more than a politician at the meeting of the com mittee and the gathering of hosts in Washington. Bryan exhibited the fact that he was a bigger man than Savoyard and many others thought he was. He refused to take offense at an old letter Governor Wilson wrote suggesting that Bryan be kicked out. He showed that his regard for the interests of the people and the party was not to be shaken with so small a thing as an unfriendly cam paign letter. He showed that he can support a man, who at one time refused to support him, if that man is true and sincere in his profession of principles. Bryan showed that he was in sympathy with Wilson, and beyond all doubt it was because tho Governor of New Jersey had espoused the cause of true Democ racy.. . Childhood. Whcil laau or woujitu iu llioro of u who would not gire much of what the world calls wealth, at least at times, to only be, for one short day, a romping care-free child again? Oftimes, in hours of pain or weariness, how gladly would we lay aside all our ambition, grave r sponsibilitcs and our pressing duties, to enjoy, foy a season, the radiant child hood that once was ours, when we reveled in beautiful dreams, knowing not they would vanish; indulged bright hopes, deeming not they could wither, and looked down the future, through an ever widening vista of enchanting beauty and glory, thinking not it might be a de lusionthe volatile exuberance of our spirit flashing through the prism of bright anticipation, and, so breaking up in many facinating colors. We had not then learned with Campbell, "'Tis dis tance lends enchantment to the view." How often do we doubt the intrinsic value cf the various objects or phantoms which we are 80 eagerly chasing, and long to leave them alone, shuffle off our grown-up ways anor take, one sweet draught at the fountain of ambitionless childhood! The man of wealth and opulence sometimes yearns, no doubt, to step out of his palatial home, cast off his broadcloth, and be once more a bare foot boy, with merry whistle and lusty halloo, down on the old farm. He would delight, as a boy, again to wade the well known branch and kick up the dust, with his bailS feet, in the road down the sunny lane, and drive the cows up at evening from the greeu fresh meadows, for his mother to milk, while the Ipne- some.nightjar, over the hill, is calling out with clear and ringing voice, "whip-poor-will! whip-poor-will!" And tho man of acknowledged wisdom and re nown, to whoso eyes knowledge has un folded "her ample page, rich with the spoils of time," and who bids fair soon to "read (his) history in a nation's eyes" deems not that he does not some times feel the emptiness of fame and the annoyance of the rabble's senseless yeli, and wish he could only go back to his childhood home, sit by tho old wido fire place and lay his childish head again in his mother's lap, look into her eyes and see the old bright visions qf Heaven, as she tolls him those wonderful Bible stones. And a tear may silently steal down -his cheek, as he thinks of her lying now perhaps, in the still country churchyard, where the shadow of the slender tower oft falls across her quiet grave, like a great sorrow across the human heart; and then does he feel like calling: " "Mother come back from the echoeless shore, Take me again to your heart as of yore. " It is said that the great orator, Henry W. Grady, onc3 really went back to his old home and lived with his mother precisely as he lived when a child. And he went from there to New York, and made that famous speech that rang around tho world. A few days of real brmg the philosophic mind." To Lim who vfisely, lovingly and reverently "approaches her, natnre has only a smile of welcome and a voice of gladness, and is .iil a veritable child's paradise; and lr various scenes of pomp and beautj' are so many master pieces of . art, from the unerring brush of the greatest artist, spread out for his pleasure and profit. The ripple of spark ling brooklets in grassy valleys, the sul len murmur of great rivers in lonely woods, the boom of cataracts among the mountains, the roar of loud thunders amid the thickening gloom; the aurora of early morning, the many colored bow, like the pathway of angels, across the dark bosom of the stormcloud; the stormcloud itself, with its inky rolling billows and red flashing fires; the great sun, retiring in the rosy, cloud-draped chamber of the west; the full moon, walking in all her glory among the admiring stars; the stars themselves, like orient gems in the dome of heaven; the wide deep sky, a blue pavillion, pitched upon the fields of space; the boundless imment-ity, with its mystery and silence; the Heaven above, with its beauty and glory, and the one inscrutable God, with ha lovo aod his mercy all these are unfailing sources of delight to the man or woman with a pure heart and seeing eye, and should restore their childhood perpetually. If there is a fountain of perpetual youth it lies in this: To know one's proper relation to the universe, to his fellow man and to his God, and obey their laws implicitly, in reverence and in love. Eugene F. McSpedden. o:o:c:o:o:o:o:o: 0:0: 0:0: 0:0:0:0:0:0:0.0: o o d -lAVE YOU y RUED TT TP QjJ CREAM 01 Q Q O o O 0 o ? Land PI (TM TP Ask Your Grocer for it none: bli s er not the offenders. It is such self con- simplicity pluaied his genius, it seemed, stituted leaders as President Taft, who 'for its loftiest flight. lie that would nre not enable of making a success of pri'.ai"' business if thrown on their own resources. It is such men as those who .-!,- to be servants of the people and when entrust etl with office assume the 1 1 1 . i'lAi ii of btipicmo ru! The Event of the Season. T-fc T 1 ttm-wri m . t a. r . uraners widow wcuarty" is easily classed among the few attractions thai have earned good money the past season; when so many attractions have not prospered. The piece possesses the attributes that go to make up an enter tainment popular with all classes of pat rons. . -,'.' The "Widow" is bright, snappy, fast and piquant; and the music is tho' kind that makes the public appreciate and sit up and take notice. It contains enough musical numbers for two such entertain ments. ' , Ben Craner has added immensely to his reputation as a popular writer. . He has woven a fabric of fun and meN ody of sufficient strength to produce uninterruptedly good business all over the country. "The Widow McCarty", has more than any other attraction of a similar character the fun diversified. There is the drollery of Hussel Craner, in his many sjded character of O'Hooli gan, the Irish alderman, -the irresistible flirtation of Mayme McPharlan as the dashing widow, and Frank Christie as tho honest Irishman. The closing act is laid in th sands of Coney Island, the most famous of all summer resorts. The spectacle of the bathing girls, the well known board walk and the bath house on the beach docs One almost as much good as a real visit to this lively resort in the good old summer time. Then to all this refresh ing scene of seaside atmosphere and color are added the clever songs and the up-to-date dialogue, and all of a char acter and tone to make one forget toil and trouble. Mr. B. F. Craner is to present his famous "Widow McCarty" at the Opera House Saturday night, Jan. 27. There are sixteen numbers and the show goes with a snap that carries the audience along in fine shape. Watch for the band at noon. Seats will be on sale at Dietzel Bros. Jewelry Store for the Widow McCarty, a bright, breezy, musical comedy. Prices 25, 35 and 50 cents. 2--n9hq!ra- P. LSuiiiiilU If UlilUI IVIIIIIllEL UUl Ask us for prices when selling your grain. G b wm'mm'M'mm :: ,:::::;b::: be truly great, must be truly simple. Emerson gives us something like this from Milton: He that would sing of the gods and of their descent unto man, must drink water and eat out of a and con- i wooden bowl. sior-hiri. " . "" I "But to him :-'u li men as those want stronger government, more centralization, mortj power, ' Such . men care nothing for , say that the golden dreams of childhood popular rights, and it is such men as j have been unrealized in his riper years? who has nobly lived, soberly and piously thought and dili gently wrought, day after day, can we th(-tc who become unduly alarmed when a suggestion is made that the people e im; into their own political rights. May it not be that many of us are given, as a ruling habit of life, to look out on broader fields of peace, into rarer mines of worth, upon subKmcr higbS of beauty and glory, and through wider and more enehauting vistas of vision, keynote of the' Presidential j strong "In tho faith that looks through teen . death," and contented "la years that "Savoyard" hi tha Nashville Banner, reproduced in this week's Commercial, sounds t!':t' rampai:?? and for the firrt time in fi THROW OUT THE LINE Give Them Help and Masy Union City Peoplk Will Be Happier, "Throw Out tho Life Line" The kidneys need help. They're overworked- can't get the poison filtered out of the blood. They're getting worse every minute. Will you help them? , Doan' Kidney Pills have brought thousands of kidney sufferers back from the verge of despair. Union City testimony proves their worth. Mrs. W. II. Corsm, 31( Florida St., Union City, TennVsays: "Iliad weak kidneys and the kidney secretions caused me a great deal of annoyance. Backache also bothered me. Doan's Kidney Tills gave me entire relief from those troubles, and as I have not had any cause for complaint since, I w illingly endorse this remedy." For sale by all dealers. Price 50c. Fostcr-Milburn Co., Buffalo, Ntw York, sole agents for the United 8ta'i-s. Remember the name Doan's and take do other. " " j " -' BROS. : j SOLE AGENTS FOR jjj Chase & Sanborn's Famous Boston Teas and Coffees I Bulte's Excellence Flour ! Ferndell II Pure Food Mj Products i TELEPHONES 79 and 516, 4 f s , ., . ..,-- Iu pursuance of a trust di-cd executed to me as Trustee by Rolicrt F. Bait an i wife, and Geo. W. Piuer nod wife, I w ill offer for sale and sell on Tuesday, February 13, 1912, at the east door of the courthouse in Uuion City, Term., under the xwers conferred upon me by said trust deed, two tracts or parcels of land near the village of Gibbs (Padueah Junction) lying adjoining each other, tho first of which is bounded as follows: On the north by the Union City and Padueah Junction road; on the east by the land of Jas.!Iurt, formerly owned by I. W. Stone, and by land of Joseph Robert; on the south by the lands of Duncan and Joseph Robert; and on tho west by the 33 J -acre tract herein adver tised, formerly owned by the Walton heirs, and conveyed by them to W, C. Mitchell. Said tract contains acres more or less. The second tract lies ) immediately west of and adjoining the above de scribed tract and is bounded on the north by the land of J. W. Porter, formerly owned by John Gardner; on the east by the above described tract; on the south by land formerly owned by C. Duncan; and on the west by land of L. S. Parks and Geo. P, Moody, formerly owned by Win. Duncan. This tract contains 33j acres, including and excluding 15 acres nn tbe 'et ?idc thereof which 15 bounded as follows: Beginning at a stake in Porter's S. B. line, formerly Wm. Dunc-B'sN. E. corner, and runs' thence east with said Porter's line 13 poles and 14 links to an iron stake; thence south 176 poles to a stake in Duncan's N. B. line; thence west with said line 13 poles and 14 links to a stake, said Parks' and Moody's S. E. corner, formerly Wm. Duncan's S. E. corner; thence north with said Parks and Moody's E. B. line 176 poles to tho be ginning; the land herein conveyed being the same that was conveyed to the said Batts and Piuer by W. C. Mitchell. This land is sold at tho request of tho legal holder of the note secured by a trust deed executed by tho said Batts and Pitzer to me as trustee, recorded in Book 5 Q, pages 302 and 303, Register's office of Obion County, Tenn., to which record reference is made for further particulars. The terms of this sale will be cash, froe from the equity of redemp tion, but if the purchaser desires to bor row money on the land a reasonable amount can be secured through mq on the usual terms by application being made. A deed will be executed to tho purchaser by mo as Trustee. 42-3t ' D. N. Walker, Tru'stee. Union City, Tenn., Dec. 29, 1911, I K - "1. B JtLUVISWVNIOfl STATION CAIP0( THE BUYERS' GUIDE AND BUSINESS DIRECTORY PROFESSIONAL CARDS LIVERY REECE ALEXANDER ...Liveryman... ................Swell Single Rigs Prices Reasonable ' Telephone 3 1 1 ' Opposite operahouse Office of Geo. H. Allen, D. V. S. Cells promptly attended to. ELECTRICIANS PHYSICIANS Harrison Electric Co. Headquarters for Everything in the Electric Way Telephone 277 Harrison Electric Co. WALLPAPER, PAINTING R. E. CRAIG Interior Decorating and House ' r Painting Wallpaper and Room Moulding just Received pison6 483 Rear of City -teeonler g ofiiet Iirst Street DR. W. A. NAILLING PHYSICIAN and SURGEON Office Hour.: j ?:0 9:30 f 2 to 4 p. m. EYE. EAR NOSE AND THROAT. Modern Electrical Treatment. Office Phone 100. Nnillin Buildlnf J. C. BUROICK ' Wholesale and Retail Reelfoot Lake and Mississippi Hiver Ghme Fish Oysters in Season, . Same old stand, near the ice factory. Chester Craig' Tailored Trousers $5.00 and tip The best and latest suits in town and at the lowest prices. AH work done in our shop, by skilled workmen. We make a specialty of cleaning, pressing and re pairing. First Street Over The Toggery HEPIDIAH ) arm. Y 1 OBiie a NEW 0PLCAN3 MONTGOMERY" JACKSONVlUt TIME OF TRAINS AT UNION CITY. NORTHBOUND. 2-Express (daily), lv.. 10.50 a.m 4 Express (daily), lv. .12.01 a.m No. 6 Accom. 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