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DENTIST Orer While & Burcharda Drug Store. Union City, Tenn. Telelphone Office 144-2; Reidence 144-3 DR. E. M. LONG DENTIST Over White fit Burchard'l Drug Store, Union City, Tenn. Telephones Office J 44-2, Residence 144-3 CIAL UNION CITY, TENN, FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 14, 1913 VOL. 23, NO. 33 t-nion Citr Cu.nmcrcir.!.estap!i-.Jied 1JJ Consolidate September i. S9J 1 West Innes Courier, established li-fl 1 COMM Caere's Supsfrme -1 ?w n Copyilf hi 1909, t C. E. IT IS ALWAYS BRIGHT nd sunny for those with money in the bank. There are bright things and there are bright lights for those wise enough to provide for the future and lay some thing away when things are bright Old National Bank Union City, Tnneii MOM TI?W .iL I I am authorized to take application for loana on landa in Obion and Weakley Countiea, Tennessee, and Fulton County. Kentucky. ' The terms and conditions upon which this money will be loaned are most favorable to the borrower. AH or any part of a loan may be paid after one year, interest being stopped on payments made. Loans are Made at 5i pr 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. ' : ' "" Tp-.T S PEA' OIL D Attorney At Ltvw a Uivion City, Tenn. II n n 8 CO 3 Clover, Timothy, Alfalfa, Red Top, and all kinds of Field Seeds. Wholesale and Retail ; Grain, Hay and Field Seeds Union City, Tenn. Telephone No. ;S Ask for Our prices Your Grain JjiirW ' ' -- ' " 1 2JJ2 SiSpaey to Loan I on improved farm lands, drawing interest at " r' Sfr PER CENT for term of five years. -Will loan any amount from ' one thAisand dollars up. W. E. EK3 U O'GO NS '-.-.,, Attorney At Lfcw '; PW 143 and 589 UNioN CITY, TENN. f v Zimmermal C0.--N0. IS TO LOAN Oil FARM LAUDS. before - selling and Hay. mi n o Mo THE LIFE OF JEANNE D'ARC By R. M. Naylok. t FART ONE. "THE PITY THAT WAS IS FRANCE." Tbe proverbial and rather obvious statement that Rome was not built in a day might be well applied to the con struction and development of tbe French monarchy. Many remarkable things have been accomplished during the Capetian rule of three hundred years, and yet, within a quarter of a century after the death of the absolute Philip tbe Fair, a new disaster arose to darken the bright rays of hope that seemed to be shining over the fair fields of France. Within a few years after the first ruler Of the Valois line ascended the throne, the Hundred Years War with England began, a struggle whose outcome was to determine once for all whether France or England should be supreme on the western border of the Continent. "About the time of the birth and childhood of Jeanne d'Arc the condi tion of France as an independent king dom appeared well-nigh desperate. A century of misfortunes and misery, broken only by parenthesis of compar ative prosperity from 1380 to 1407, had left her an easy prey to English rule. The King of France was , insane, and his wife, Isabelle of Bavaria, had come to terms with Henry tbe Fifth of, Eng land. By the treaty of troyes (1410) it was settled that the crown of France should pass from the Dauphiu (on whose legitimacy his miserable mother had thrown doubts) to Henry V of Eng land. Soon after the signing of the treaty, however, Henry V died. As the young King Henry VI was then less than a year old, the reins of govern ment fell into the resolute and skillful bands of his uncle, the Duke of Bed ford, who, as regent, ruled Fiance, and whose troops continued to carry the vic torious arms of England against all who opposed his nephew's claims. The Dau phin took refuge iii the South and aban doned to the English all territory north of the Loire, while Paris was likewise held by them. Some members of the French Parliament and the University joined the Dauphin, but the more timid spirits did homage to Bedford for his baby nephew. Of the great towns, Orleans alone remained faithful to the Dauphin; if it fell, all organized oppo sition to the English would be at an end. Orleans was the key to the French military position, while Rheims was the key to the political or royal position. , "In addition to the two great parties of French and England, France was di vided again into the factions of Arma gnaca and Burgundies, the former pro fessing to be on the side of the Dau phin, the latter attaching themselves to the English faction.-The strife of these two parties was continually creating dis turbance, especially in Eastern France along the marches of Lorraine." SuCh was the political condition of France during the reign of Charles VI. The economic conditions were, if any thing, worse. There were many depop ulated regions scattered over the nation. In certain districts the wildwood bad completely overrun the cultivated soil. In consequence of the political turmoil agriculture could only be carried on near castles and walled towns. A mir acle was necessary o, rescue France from this long period of war and d&o-lation-'-and the miricle came! r - - : TART two. . . ... . DOMRNMV BIRTH AND KARLY LIFE OF JEANNE THE TWO VISITS TO VACCOU- - I.KLRS. ' - ; The River Meuse, rising somewhere on the eastern border of ; Champagne and tracing its winding course-into the northern ' portions of the Continent where it joins the mighty Rhine and with it empties into the North Sea, separates France proper from the doubt ful and ever-wavering Lorraine. In summer it flows clear and qiiet, but after autumn rains it spreads across the valley, reflecting the purple and scarlet of the vineyards. The river is sur rounded by high hills covered with dark, dense forests. Nestled among those lofty hills and overshadowed by the legendary oak forests lies the little village of Domremy. A healthy, happy place, this Domremy. The climate is temperate and the inhabitants' poor laboring people engaged in tillage ana in raising swine for distant markets- are noted for their longevity and veraci ty "Seldom die, never lie," they were wont to say of themselves. Among these grave hardy villagers probably not the least prominent was Jacques d'Arc. He and bis wife, Isabelle, were "good and faithful Catholics, laborers of good repute and honest life." They were fairly rich and prominent for their community. Isabelle was devout, ener getic, and had some taste for pious ad venture. Of such parents, and amid such circumstances and surroundings, Jeanne d'Arc was born on the feast of the Epiphany, the 6th of January, 1412. Jeanne was modest, simple, devout, and went gladly to church and to sacred places; she worked, sewed, hoed in the fields and did what was ffeedful about the house. Her early life was not char acterized by any misanthropic tenden cies. Until her visions began ehe danced aad sang with other boys and girls and participated in the rural revels held about a certain "Fairies' Tree" and nearby fountain. The sports of tbe children were associated with ideas of fairy folklore, and yet it is said that the fairy tales, common talk, and local tra ditions had no effect on, Jeanne. Very strange, , this! A superstitious age, in which even the old townspeople believed in and told weird stories about fairies and other unrealities, and yet the mind of this young, untutored girl was not affected. When she was thirteen she began to hear her voices and see her visions. "The first time I' heard this voice," shoaid, "I was very much frightened; it was mid-day in the summer in my father's garden . . . I heard this voice to my right toward the church; rarely do I hear it without its being accompanied by a light ... It seemed to me to come from lips I should reverence. I believe it was sent me from God. AVheu I heard it for the third time, I recognized that it was the voice of an angel. This voice has al ways guarded me well, and I have al ways understood it; it instructed me to be ood and to go often to cbuch; it told ie k was necessary for me to come into France" . . . It said to me two or three times a week, 'You must go in to France.' My father knew nothing of my going. Finally the voice said to me, 'Go, raise the siege which is being made before the city of Orleans.' " It seems that the voice which first spoko to her was that of St. Michael, who was surrounded by the angels of Heaven. Later the voices of St. Cath erine and St. Margaret came to her and continued speaking with her until her death. At first, Jeanne naturally resisted the voices, even as Moses, conscious of his own unworthiness, resisted the voice of God which summoned him to lead Israel from the House of Bondage. But by the spring of 142S she could hesitate no longer. The voices bade her go to Robert de Baudricourt, the Captain of Vaucouleurs, "who would furnish her with an escort," that she mignt go into France and announce her mission to the Dauphin. , Within a league of Vaucouleurs was the village of Little Burey, where lived ouo Durand Lassois, a cousin of Jeanne by marriage. Thither the Maid went in May, 1428. Lassois had heard of the prophecy of Marie d'Avignon that "France would be made desolate by a woman (the mother of Charles VII) epd restored by a Maid,1" who, according to another prophecy, was to come from the marshes of Lorraine. Being naturally of a superstitious turn of mind, he was was easily induced by Jeanne to intro duce her to Baudricourt. This Baudricourt was a blunt, prac tical man of the sword who had married two rich widows in succession, and who had been fighting in the reckless wars of Lorraine ever since he could bear arms. "The old Captain had some sense of humor, and it is not surprising that he indulged in hearty laughter when a sixteen-year-old ptsasant girl of Domremy appeared before him and solemnly pro claimed that she had a divine mission to save France. We cannot censure him for refusing to grant at this time the petitions of the Maid we have nothing but contempt for him if he reallv did, as some authorities assert, think of keeping her as a "leaguer-lass" for the recreation of his soldiers. At any rate this first visit was unsuccessful, and Jeanne went home, attended by Lassois... , . , , -, .. ..... ; Little is known of the events of the Maid's life from July, 1428, to January, 1429 But on the J 2th of January, 1429, with cheerful adieus to her little n . . :g0 Don t m Use an INTERNATIONAL Feed Grinder. It requires from 12 to 35 per cent less ground grain to produce the same amount of beef, pork, milk or horse power than when whole grain is fed. An I. H. C. Feed Grinder and on Interna tional Engine makes an ideal combination. The first time you are in town drop in and let us show you. SOLD BY UNION CITY, TENN. friends, Hauviette and Mengette, Jeanne bade farewell forever to the forest-clad hills of Domremy, and, accompanied by her faithful kinsman, Lassois, proceeded for the second time to Vaucouleurs How the stem Jacques d'Arc was ever induced to allow Jeanne to gonear "the men of the sword" remains a mystery It is needlesB to go into the details of this second visit to Vaucouleurs Baudricourt, "for long, was recalci trant," but the fact that he was super stitutious, or rather religiosus, was quite an item in the Maid's favor; he was much impressed by her prophecy of the Battle of Rouvray or The Herrings," Feb. 12. 1429. He was then con vinced that Jeanne was either a "thing of the devil or of God." , In order to decide which she was, he had her ex orcised by the cure, Fournier; the ex orcism Resulted in her favor. The out come of this rite and the desperate con dition of Orleans after Rouvray prob ably influenced Baudricourt more than anything else to give the Maid her chance, spes exigua et extrenia. (Continued next week). Thanksgiving Proclamation. Governor Ben W. Hooper has issued the following proclamation: "State of Tennessee, Executive De partment When the Pilgrim fathers instituted the custom of setting apart a day for thanksgiving they constituted but a little handfull of pioneers, rugged in body and resolute in spirit, battling with the crude problems of a wild, new land, beset by privation, hunger and cold and harassed by the perils of sav age warfare. They conquered for us tbe wilderness and bequeathed to us the rich legacy of political freedom. Upon the fundamental work accomplished by our forefathers has been reared a social and governmental system amazingly complex and intricate. Our citizens of to-day are compelled to struggle with problems of far greater magnitude and conditions far more perplexing than those which confronted our primitive forefathers, - s ' -I i "At the end of another year of stren uous activity in every line of human endeavor, let the people of Tennessee pause to consider in what great degree they have been the beneficiaries of Di vine favor and to what extent they have fulfilled their mission as servants of God and the race. "The development of the State's man ifold natural resources has gone on apace, without disorder or disaster. Field, forest and mine have responded generously to the exertions of labor and the expenditure of capital. An epoch has been marked in our industrial prog ress by the conversion of a compar atively small portion of our abundant waters into electric power tremendoos and far-reaching. "While the hearts of our people are lifted in thankfulness to Almighty God for these unsurpassed material bless ings we will likewise grXtefully magnify sfe Your Feed Tisdale & Son the fact that the people of ou State have not Wen calloused by commercial ism to the point of subordinating the souls and bodies of men to the develop ment of inanimate things and the ac cumulation of wealth, "Let us be thankful that the people of our commonwealth, in the last yr, have taken great forward strides in the education of our children, the protec tion and preservation of the public health, the, improvement of the condi tion of the toilers, the extending of l l , t. . i : l s ,v .j . . uujb tu tug luijjriBuueu nuu kue obstruc tion Of the most prolific source of human misery, vice and crime. "Therefore) in consideration of all that God has done for the people and has inspired them to do for each other, I, Ben W, Hooper, Governor of the State of Tennessee, do designate Thurs day, November 27, 1913, as a day of prayer, thanksgiving and charity. "In testimony whereof, I have here unto set my hand and caused the great seal of the State to be affixed, this No vember 5, 1913. "Ben W. Hooi'KR. "By the Governor: ' "R. R. Sneed, Secretary of State." ; W.CT.U. The W. C. T. U. will meet with Mrs. Seid Waddcll Nov. 21; 2:30 p. m., with District Evangelist Superintendent Mrs. W. L, White, leader. . Opening song. ' Prayer Mrs. M. E. Edwards. Scripture reading, Psalm 119. Song. Report of Supt. of Sunday School Work Mrs. Carrie Brummel. Lesson from the . Word and Quiz by leader Mrs. W. L. White. Introduction of minutes. Closing with prayer. Social hour. ATTRACTIVE HAIR Always Fabcinatks Parisian Saob ' Makes Hair That Is Diiix, Faded OR TllI5, AbUKDANT AND Gl.O-' t RiouBLY Radiant. 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