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DR. E. M. LONG
DENTIST Over White & BurchsrdV Dnij Store, Union City, Tenn. TelelpHones Office 144-1 Residence 144-3 ivr. i,. iii. L,v;ivj : DENTIST Over White fit Burchard's Drug Store, Union City, Tenn. Telephone Office 144-2. Residence 144-3 HP ,1 XL It j OMM ;;.ni,LCitT CotntrKTcial.e-tii aHKhfd 1890 I Con8oU(!au4 September 1. J97 West Tennessee Courier, established 1897 I UNION CITY, TENN, FRIDAY, OCTOBER 3, 1913 VOL. 23, NO. -27 o 0 I i Yx'' '-' IB ill. S Uill lx3ULl J 1 i Ol'' . Start A BANIL ACCOIJNT Today 'HEIR earnings have been sufficient, but their savings have not. A bank account insures perfect inde- ' pendence in mature years. T Old National Bank Union City, Ttnntiwe mow: "C TO LOAN .iLii ON FARM LANDS. I am authorized to take applications for loans on ,land in Obion and Weakley Counties, Tennessee, and Fulton County, Kentucky. The terms and conditions upon which this money will be loaned are most favorable to the borrower. All or any part of a loan may be paid after one year, interest being stopped on payments made. Loans are Made at 5 per cent. Interest on ten years' time, or for shorter period if desired. If you are considering a loan, it would be well to make application AT ONCE. , O. SPRAOLS Attorney At Ltxw Union City, Tenn. U 6? c'ecB ;.: Wheat Clover, Timothy, Alfalfa, Red Top and all kinds of Field Seeds. .Gar&iiiL Co. Wholesale and Retail Grain, Hay and Field Seeds Union City, Tenn. Telephone No. 51 Ask for Our prices before selling Your Grain and Hay. on improved farm lands, drawing interest at . ' 31 ; pEIfm'' CENT . for term of five years. Will loan any amount from one thousand dollars up. V7. E. H U BG 0 N S " Attorney At Law Phones 143 and 589 UNION CITY, TENN. HARRISON. MISS., RIOT. Death List Thirteen Following Dis turbance of Sunday. Harrison, Miss., Sept. 29. Another victim of the Sunday riot died here to day, bringing the death list up to 13, three . white men and ten negroes. Homer Aiken, a negro, succumbed to wounds he had received at the hands of the two Jone9 brothers, who began the riot which ended when they were lynched. . ; , Officers here, in trying to find the real cause of the riots, to-day worked on the theory that the Jones brothers were ad vised to begin their reign of murder and in their drugged condition readily acqui esced. It has been predicted that if the mother of the boys should be brought back to her home, from which she fled when the shooting began, she might be summarily dealt with. She was cap tured at Port Gibson, Miss., early to night. It has not been decided whether to bring her back here at once. Detectives also are investigating John Prophet, a negro of Champaign, 111., who recently came here and was seen with the JoDes boys a great deal. He, with Robert Patterson, another negro, is in jail. It is said Prophet organized negro lodges and wielded some in flu ence among the more ignorant negroes here. CALMNESS FOLLOWS RIOTS. Calmness to-day followed the riotous scenes that were enacted here yesterday, when Will Jones and Walter Jones, two cocaine-crazed negroes, killed three white men and five negroes, wounded 17 others and were afterwards lynched bv a crowd of enraged citizens. No disorders occurred last night and to day business was resumed as usual. Groups of citizens stood on the streets this morning and discussed the excit ing events of yesterday, but at no time was any disposition shown to wreak vengeance on, the negroes. The citizens here took the view that it was not a conflict between the races, and the best element of the whites stood ready to protect all negroes who were not implicated with Will Jones and Walter Jones in their murderous raid on the town. Gov. Brewer spent last night at Fayette, the county seat, and returned to Harrison this morning. Finding the situation quiet, Gov. Brew er decided that bis presence here1 was not needed and he proceeded to Jack son. Before leaving for Jackson, the Governor said: "The citizens of Harrison are to be congratulated on their display of good, sound sense. They have shown won derful fortitude and forbearance in handling the situation here. Not an innocent negro was molested or harmed by the white citizens. The negroes who were killed or wounded were shot by the two cocaine-crazed blacks who ran amuck. In some communities an af fair of this kind wou'd have precipitat ed a race riot. The citizens of Harri son cannot be praised too highly for the manner in which they conducted themselves in this trying emergency." VICTIMS ARE BURIED, The funerals of Sheriff Groves Ham mett, Claud Freeman and Frank Kints ley, who were killed by the Jones broth ers yesterday, were held shis afternoon at Fayette. Business was suspended at Harrison and Fayette while the cere monies were in progress. Sheriff Ham mett was one of the most popular men in Jefferson County. His father was to-day appointed acting Bheriff by Gov. Brewer. A grewsome sight met the gaze of the early risers around the depot when daylight broke this morning. A sup ply of coffins, in whicb the seven ne groes who were killed or lynched yes terday were to be buried, were scattered around the railroad yards. The bodies of the two Jone,s brothers, who were lynched, were cut down during the night and placed in two of the coffins. Curiosity seekers opened the coffins in the darkness before daylight, cut off the ears of the two men -and carried them away as sauvenirs. The bodies of the Jones brothers were buried in the potter's field. Neuralgia of the face, shoulder, hands or feet requires a powerful remedy that will penetrate tho flesh.. BALLARD'S SNOW LINIMENT possesses that power. Rubbed in where the pain is felt is all that is necessary to relieve suf fering and restore normal conditions. Price 25c, 50c and $1.00 per bottle. Sold by Oliver's Bed Cross Drug Store, advt MAY DROP COTTON TAX. May Be Revived as Separate Meas ure at Regular Session. Washington, Sept. 29. The Demo cratic , tariff revision bill, first on the programme of reforms mapped out when President Wilson came into office, advanced to its last congressional stage to day when it was brought back to the House from the joint conference com mittee with the unanimous indorsement of the Democratic conferees. , Leaders iu both houses of Congress were confident to-night that the bill, now practically complete, would be signed by President Wilson before the end of this week. It scarcely will leave the center of the stage before the-cur-rency bill will be forced to the front, and coincident with its consideration will begin the administration work on the anti-trust and railroad control pro grammes which are to be brought for ward when the December session opens. President Wilson is satisfied that with the tariff bill out of the way, Congress will take up the currency question, pre pared to dispose of it before adjourn ment. The course to be followed in the Senate has not been mapped out, but there is a growing belief among support ers of the administration bill that the Senate will take up the currency ques tion at ah early date, even though its banking and currency committee has not settled the details of the bill. The cotton futures tax is still in dis pute, the House refusing to accept the so- called Clarke amendment adopted by the Senate. Expressions from the White House and from congressional leaders to-day, however, indicated that in the final conference over this feature the whole plan might be dropped from the tariff bill and taken upas a separate measure next winter. 1 " ESTIMATE OF REVENUE. Senator Simmons, chairman of the Senate finance committee, gave out to night the first complete estimates on federal revenues and expenditures under the new tariff bill, as computed by ex perts of the Treasury Department, who have been working with the joint tariff conference committee. The total estimates are as follows: For the year ending July 1, 1914: Receipts, $1,029,000,000; expenditures, $1,013,000; surplus, $16,000,000. For the year ending July 1, 1915: Receipts, $1,026,000,000; expenditures, $1,008,000,000; surplus, $18,000,000. The estimated receipts under the cus toms tariff, the income tax and the cor poration tax, embraced in the new tariff, are given as follows: For 1914 Customs revenues, $270,- 000,000; income tax (10 months), $66, 000,000; corporation tax, $38,000,000. For 3915 Customs revenues, $249,- 000.000; incorne tax,. $83,000,000; cor poration tax, $39,000,000. , INCOME TAX COLLECTIONS. "The customs revenues will be larger for the current fiscal year 1914," said Senator Simmons, because the rates of the Payne-AIdrich law have been in force for the first quarter and will con tinue in force on woo! and woolen goods until Jan. 1, and on sugar until March "When the next fiscal year beginsj July 1, 1914, all the rates of the new law will be in operation, and the tariff duties collected will be smaller. "The income tax, which is collected for the calendar year, can vbe collected for only ten months of the present year, as the law specifies that collection shall not go back of March 1, 1913. The estimated decrease in fhe total expendi tures of the government for 1915, $5,000,000, is based on the fact that smaller expenditures are expected for the army and navy establishments." The balance of the total income of the government as given in the treas ury estimates is made up of postal re ceipts, internal revenue receipts, the profits from public land sales and other sources of federal income. Notice. The West Tennessee Synod of the Cumberland Presbyterian Church will meet in annual session with the congre gation at Union City Tuesday evening, October 21, 1913. We want the min isters and delegates who will attend this meeting to notify us by October 15, so that the arrangements for entertain ment can be made. This applies also to the Ladies Missionary Society officers nd representatives. J. W. Bcrxky, Sec. 0 We have just received a car of N 1 ew vYimer. eed Rye THE BEST THE MARKET AFFORDS ALSO HAVE CRIMSON CLOVER and HAIRY VETCH AH for Winter Pasture. See us before you buy L f. Tisdale Son UNION CITY, TENN. I WE W I L L B U Y &AR CORN In Car Load Lot at any station in Obion County Ask us for prices before selling. Taylor Grain Co. UNION CITY, TENN. Telephone 182, Will buy corn, any amount at Union City. END OF CAPITALISM. Tom Mann Says Class System Will Be Wiped Out Soon. "Within a comparatively few years class distinctions will have been wiped out and the world's industrial system will be controlled by workers and con ducted on the basis of production for consumption and not for profit. "There will be no capitalists or ex ploiters and working hours will be re duced sufficiently to take care of all the unemployed. The concerted action of every industrial workman, who will receive his share of the products of bis labor aud refuse to work under any oth er conditions, will bring this about." This was the statement of Tom Mann, English labor leader, who engineered the noted dock strike and who is her alded as the world's greatest living Syndicalist, upon his arrival in St. Louis upon a lecture yesterday. He will speak at a mass weeting at Sub urban garden to-night. Discussing his trip through the Unit ed States in the interest of the move ment he defied syndicalism as "work ing for the economic emancipation of the working class Jhrough industrial organization as distinct from legisla tive action." SYNDICALISM FORM OF UNIONISM. "It is a form of unionism," be said, "and its chief characteristic is that it seeks to avoid sectional organization and unite all industries into one organ ization regardless of whether they be skilled or unskilled workers. "The idea is as old as Robert Owen, English social reformer, and has been growing in France for fifteen years and in England about two years. It is com paratively new in America. "The Industrial Syndicalist Educa tion League, of which I am president, was organized in England two years ago with the following object: " 'To carry on among trade union ists and workers generally a campaign of education in the principles of syndi calism, which may be described as revo lutionary trade unionism since its im mediate purpose is to conduct a scien tific class war against capitalism such war having for its objective or ultimate aim the capture of the industrial sys tem and its management by the work ers themselves for the benefit of the whole community.' " SUCCESS OF THEORY DEMONSTRATED. - Mr. Mann declared that two-thirds of the trade unionists of France had ap plied the principles of syndicalism and formed a General Confederation of La bor, while the bucccss of the theory has repeatedly been demonstrated in England, most notably in - the recent dock strike which stopped every wheel of industry in all the ports. He was agreeably surprised, he said, at the high standard reached by organ ization in the United States as he dis covered on this, his first visit to Amer ica, in twenty years. He spent ten days at Pittsburg, Pa., recently, in the heart of the steel indus try, he said, and found that practically all workers in these plants are- unor ganized. Forces favoring organization should put themselves out to change this immediately, be declared. As a result of his activity, Mr. Mann has been expelled from Germany twice and from France and Belgium, while he was imprisoned in Australia and in his native country on various occasions. FAVORS VIOLENCE 80METIME9. He favors violence and destruction of property under certain conditions as ft means of bringing syndicalism about, he says, though this would depend largely on the altitude of those arrayed on the opposite side. j . "Such a universal organization as we believe possible would be superior to government, army and navies, "he said, "and iu pt ir JJ are anarchistic in so f' is we propose to disregard govern ments in accomplishing our aims. It is the socialistic ideal we are seeking to achieve the difference . lies . in the method of bringing it about." A delegation headed by M. C. Walsh of the local branch of the Industrial Workers of the World, uiei Mr. Mann M hs alighted from a car at the McKin ley Station. While not favoring all principles of the I, W. W., the Syndi calist says that organization's theories come nearer coinciding with his own than do those of any other body. St. Louis Republic.