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FRIDAY. FEBRUARY 13, 1914. .Marshall & Baird, Union City, Tenn Kntered at the post office at fnion City, Ten- as Mwna-cinsn mail mutter. Announcement. For Representative. McD ADR We are authorized to announce G. McDnde a candidate for re-electioii as Reore entntive to the Oneral Assembly of the State ot Tennessee, subject to the action of the Dent ocratic party. For Floater. CKIFFIN. We are authorized to announce Dr. J. F. Griffin, of Tiptonville, aa a candidate for Floterial Representative for the counties of Dyer, lke and Obion in the General Assembly or the bute of Tennessee, subject to the action ot the Uemocratic party. Announces for Floater. Dr. J. F. Griffin, of Tiptonville, an nounces this week as a candidate for Floater, to represent Dyer, Lake and Obion counties in the General Assembly ofTennessea. Dr. Griffin is a Democrat and announces subject to the action of the Democratic party. He is for law enforcement and against the repeal of the State-wide laws, and pledges him self to stand on this platform. , Dr. Griffin is well known at home as Frank Griffin, a citizen and physician of the highest character and qualifications. lie comes before the Democratic voters of this Floterial District the first time candidate for office, askiDg permission to represent and serve their interests as an integral part of the State and to par ticipate in legislation for the general welfare of the State. He aspires to pro tect and promote the best interests of his people and the people of the State Dr. Griffin, as we understand him, stands for progressive and moral legisla tion. He opposes any backward move ment along this line, and indorses such legislation now on the statute books. We take pleasure in presenting the name of Dr. Griffin to our readers. wit- o n ... ; The speaker who appeared at Rey nolds Theatre Tuesday night, under the auspices of the Leonidas Folk Chapter, was introduced by Attorney T. O. Mor ns, of Obion, in a felicitous manner. Air. Bennett is a more versatile enter tainer perhaps than some of his prede cessors. He has a good singing voice in tone, timbre and resiliency, full and free, but bis speaking faculties and logic are hardly up to the standard set, eSpCC iallir Vir Tlr flff onH fiiO nrfitnr Franlr .Dixon. "The Man Who Can" is a good sub ject and he told that in a graphic man ner. Radium was an important dis covery, but more important was the human mind. This was discovered hundreds and thousands of years ago, but people had not understood its pos nihilities until recent years. Some very interesting points he brought out along this line. The family tree was dissectod and the old theory of inherited inspira tion dispelled. Great men usually come from (he farm. An illustration of this was given when President .Taft and members of his Cabinet were one day riding along a landscape, and from the car window saw a boy driving the cow up to be milked. The President asked his associates if they had ever seen that before and everyone answered that he had gone through the same experience. He referred to the theory of evolution and said that it made no difference where we sprang from. The question is, where are we going. Boys in easy circumstances usually make squabs and he despised a squab. One of the great est governments is that of New Zealand. The strong Christian men of that coun try are the grandsons of savages, though he did not attempt to suggest that there was any evolution of the brain cells, but of the cultivation of the mind with civil ization. Tha snvAcre mieht have had a bigger brain than his grandson, but he was like the squab, who refused to im pAve it. The speaker made no defense : of the Darwin theory. He simply un dertook to show that origin was of lit tle consequence if we did not take ad rautage of our opportunities. He eulo-1 gized the men who responded to the call of duty, to the opportunities of the hour,' to the best citizenship. It is greater, he said, to be a man of indus try than a politician, to be a farmer than a painter. The farmer that pro duces two beads of wheat in the place of one is contributing more to his coun- darYtan otitis Km ntr. made a tnp Satun . visementof a8pec( andsrtof cQok . , .v i. th its tail dang- haa been on the sickf . fa speaker was M ss Amy Moss, " 1 i i .was iuii or tne . Sunnysido school, w , jc' a,., ivem he spoke of urday and Sunday, f ; - ' . f eBses, He pre- load of fowls, PTtag ; twelve cents pet F""1 t itr. .i. i . ..rt.w- car 1J. J. YV aue una vuiu proof, but he wondered where the women carry their mopey now. Going from the "Man Who Can," the speaker began to unfold his allign ments. He spoke favorably of woman with her irt was mou? suffrage and of the work Jane Addams is doing. Women are emerging from slavery and he would be glad when she could sign a check and go into partner ship with ber husband in business. That she is entitled to suffrage the speaker had no doubt. He eulogized President Wilson as a man of conscience, relating the circumstance of the office seeker who called and asked for a job. The President declined to accommodate him, saying that his boss wouldn't let him. His boas, he explained, was his con- a . science, lie spoke oi tne au vantages of the trusts, saying that he favored co operation in business, that the Sherman law is obsolete and could not be en forced. He stated that it is better to have a community of selling interests than to sell against each other. In this be differs radically from a great many leading men! The late James J. Hill, the railroad king, said that there was no such thing as stopping competition, that men would be competitors in bus iness as long as the world lasts. So also will experience teach us that this is so. Honest rivalry and competition is the basis of American greatness. To de stroy this is to kill the spirit that be so successfully ascribes' to the "Man Who Can." One subject he touched upon found a ready response from every person in the audience, and that was the crime of child labor. The manufacturer who had made money from the hands of child labor is a failure not a success from any point of view. Make child labor prohibitory and put the children in school and into healthy surroundings. This point seems to be a leading thought with practically all the Redpath speak ers, and Godspeed that they may keep up the campaign until every child in the United States is taken from a mouldy factory building and put into school. Mr. Bennett enumerated many of the achievements of the Man Who Can." He spoke of the old style plow and the laborious work of the farm compared to the present riding plow and its canopy top how it is much easier and pleas- anter to farm. He spoke of his own dairy farm and the improvements in milking. He spoke of these any many more as the achievements of the Man Who Can." : ' At the close Mr. Bennett related a story to emphasize his subject. It was the hunter who had no object in fife but the chase, and when he had at last destroyed the only remaining wild ani mal a wolf in. his forest life had no place for him. Mr. Bennett said that he was not rich, but wealthy. He did not have large sums of money, but he had the inspiration of the "Man Who Can." He wanted to instill this thought into young men. He wanted to fire them with the purpose to do greater and bet tor things. He wanted to awaken them to the limit of their possibilities. This is his work and his health and oppor tunity to achieve this object are his weaitn. nas jonn v. itockeieiier any more? Quo Vadis. The eight-reel production of Quo Vadis, presented at Reynolds Theatre the other night, is one of the greatest achievements in the photo drama line It is a masterpiece. The Philadelphia millionaire, Widener, can buy Rem brant's and Michael Angelo's works at fabulous prices, but he cannot boast of anything so remarkable as the moving picture production of Quo Vadis. It is a graphic and intensely interesting pan orama of Nero and his brutal, beastly vanity. In its shifting scenes is the last word in tyranny and despotism, the rumblings of a tottering empire. The photographs were made at enormous cost. The tragedy is enacted by native Italians, and the entire picture is an exact portraiture in costuming as well as scenery. The whole. is a product without a parallel and is being exhibited all over the United States as the high est conception and execution of photo drama work. How any person can look at this pic ture and doubt the inspiration and as surance of the Christian religion is be yond our conception. How agnosticism can stand before it is without compre hension. All the science of the univer sity coxonib and all the Darwinianism of an erratic brain cannot fathom the faith of a Christian martyr. The world from the peasant to the sage must stand and bow before the . light of Divine Truth, and the wisdoti of all ages must acknowledge the exist ince of a supreme being. ' " ' - .- s advortise- Kead Dietzel Produce Co ment in this issue. Telephone Union City Ice & Coal Co. when you want coal right now. JR.. T. . CURLIN Our First Snowing in Ts&iloFcl 'units in Blues. Tans, Wisteria Green and Tango Models of the latest creation. 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Williams Adams Telephone 421 306 East Main Street I i 1 J Edison Talking Pictures Coming. I 1 A 1 T"i II me ineynoius upera iiouse on Thursday and Friday next, Feb. 19 and 20. Thomas A. EJtson will nffir j to the people of Union City his latest phone, or perfected talking pictures. The Southern touring road company consists of four experts from Edison's workshops and offices in,Orange, N. J., and a full equipment of machines to give a complete presentation. This is absolutely the highest class touring attraction in the country, it be ing possible to play the largest and smallest playhouses everywhere, and to give the same wonderful results in each Naturally under the conditions, each of Mr. Edison's companies companies is a Number One Show," something im possible heretofore in theatricals. The program is very high class and diversified, consisting of comedy, drama, vaudeville, minstrel, grand and light opera, and -specialties not of the usual motion picture type, but all made by big artists not heretofore seen in pic tures. Edison has not invented "talking pic tures," but in the Kinetophone has a device which simultaneously records the perfect picture and every spoken or sung word and every sound or musical note in connection therewith, and this device projects in absolute harmony or Syn chronism the picture and all sound in an amazing strength .and accuracy. The effect has been described as almost un canny in its realism, the auditor for getting that he is merely witnessing a mechanical device, for the vocal effects are absolutely perfect. The Edison Talking Pictures have scored a won derful and popular success everywhere that this touring company of experts has offered them in the first-class theatres. There will be a change of program on Friday evening. 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