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If you only knew how careful we are to use none but pure,
fresh, first-quality drugs you would give us your drug business.
We take -care with prescriptions and verify every one we
fill. r - '
We give you what you ask for.
Union City, Term., Oct. 1 4th, 1914.
Realizing that we have no market for cotton, with
a desire to be of help to our customers who raise
cotton, we the undersigned merchants of Union City,
Tenn., agree to take all Staple Seed Cotton delivered
to the Qin in Union City, at two and one-half cents
per pound, payable on your account or in merchan
dise, until further notice. Signed:
Naillinjz-Keiser Hardware Co. Union City Lumber Co. .
Farmers Supply Co.
J. A. Coble, Son & Co.
Morgan- Verhine Co.
Corum & Jackson.
The Toggery.
Sullivan Bros.
Home Furniture Co.
Sam'l D. Woosley.
H. M. Oliver.
F. C. Wehman.
W. M. Turner.
Hardy & Glass.
C. M. Henderson.
J. P. Adams.
Locke F. Alexander.
"Phil Hyman.
The Lambert Co.
John O'Donnell.
R. F, Tisdale & Son.
Ike S. Kirby. -
to the danger point with that'
old carriage. Just a little
accident will cost you much
more than one of our splendid
carriages. Look over those
in our warerootns. You will
find them stsunch, strong and
handsome. They mean safety
as well as pieasure in your
The Farmers Supply Co.
Successors to W. S. Jackson & Son.
Delivery Wagons Union City, Tenn. Telephone 24
Next Door to Court House. -
' In anticipation of raids by so-called
""po88um hunters" protective measures
have been taken by various eommani
ties in Hopkins County, Ky., a civic
guard having been formad at Earling
too, where guns were given out. It is
denied that a special grand jury is Jto
investigate the outrages at Carbondale
and White City.
Violent attacks of the Germans were
repulsed on the Aisne, and ground pre
viously lost regained, according to the
French report. The Germans are press
ing nearer Paris at Soiasons and claim
to have captured many prisoners.
Practically complete reports from the
leading ports of the United States show
that the exports for October will exceed
the imports by more than $33,000,000,
the freer movement of cotton contrib
uting to this result.
The Administration will not use its
influence to prevent foreign loans. It
is reported that Germany and Russia
both want to establish credits here for
the purchase of 1100,000,000 worth of
supplies. ,
Some opposition has been shown by
the Panama Assembly to the ceding of
Colon harbor tc the United States.
JQ A Liberty-Loving People
starving to ue&in.
Three months ago 7,000,000 people
61!ed the cities, fields, factories and
mines of Belgium. That land, scarcely
as large as West Tennessee, teemed with
life and activity.
The miniature kingdom mirrored
everything that was useful and beauti
ful. Belgian commerce extended into
the four quarters of the world. Belgian
manufacturers and farmers excelled in
applying scientific knowledge to their
Belgian writers, poets aud musicians
went out of their country aud made richer
France aud England and Germany and
America with the prose of Maeterlinck
and with the tone and color poems of
musicians and paiuters. a
The Belgians had developed the science
of government into a high state of ex
etlleuce. Millions of the Belgians were
poor, but iu that country it had been so
arrauged that there was work for every
body at a wage sufficient to provide for
the man aud his family, with a surplus
for old age. 1
Iu Belgium the spirit of brotherhood
was broad. It manifested itself in fra
ternities, in business associations and in
co-operative societies of workingmen.
To-day Belgium has been over
whelmed by an army that furnished for
invasion ten soldiers to each defender.
The colossal foot of the Prussian covers
all the laud except the marshes near
Duukirk and Osteud
The seat of the government is in
Frauce. The heart of the government
is in the little army that is standing
faithful along the cauals of West Fland
ers. The king divides his time between
his army aud the temporary capital.
It is said that 5,000,000 Belgians are
homeless. A million Belgians are in
exile. The nation is starving to death.
All the sophisms about the Belgians
in any way being responsible for the war
is the most arrant hypocrisy. Germany
! invaded Belgium because Belgium was
small and Germany was a giant, and
through Belgium was an apparently open
road to Paris.
A treaty existed between France and
Germany aud Great Britain which sol
emnly guaranteed the integrity and
neutrality of the kingdom.
The French have built up a line of
forts along their frontier which until to
day the flower of the German army has
not been able to break through. Belgium
was an easier path.
Belgium found the Germans over her
frontier. They resisted as a brave peo
ple or as a brave man will resist when
one attacks his home.
Had the Germans been content to beat
their armies and then march through
the county the present horror might not
exist. The Germans not only killed
their soldiers but ate the food of the
civilians and laid a tribute upon the
Belgian cities. The Germans, after
beating their armies, 'devoured their
substance. If the Germans had left the
Belgian food supply intact for the Bel
gian people the Belgians might not now
be an object of charity. It is the duty
of the Germans to supply the Belgians
in the conquered proviuces with food,
but the Germans do not discharge that
What matters it if 7,000,000 people
starve when the propaganda for German
culture is on?
The king of Belgium has made an
appeal to the American people iu be
half of his starving subjects.
How vain is that foreign charity which,
expends money for the well-being of the
soldiers of France and the soldiers of
Germany and the boldiers of .England
when old men aud women and children
are starving because of this war, with
which they had uothiug to do.
The German people are behind the Ger
man armies. The French and the Fug
lisb deliberately accepted the Kaiser's
war challenge. All three warring na
tions knew the direful results that would
follow. They elected to accept them.
They then should be prepared to care
for their own wounded and their own
civilian destitute..
Every dollar that is to go from this
country for European relief ought to go
first to Belgium. Seven milliou Bel
gians should be kept from starvation
before the work of relief goes to any
other nation.
We are told that iu the scheme of
Germanic expansion Belgium is to be
made a part of the empire. Belgium,
then, is to be wiped out if the Kaiser
wins. . Unless the Jiaisur wins t.uu the
conquered territory will be a waie.
The Belgians will die of starvation aud
leave a country barren of life Ui be re
populated by men aud women who will
come down from Prussia aud the Ulnue
The Americau people love liberty and
they enjoy liberty. The Belgians are a
Democratic people. Ibey liave strug
gled for their liberty in all the centuries
since the rise of Democracy. Hey have
been true to their ideals and their ideals
are those of Democracy.
They are now starving because thev
preferred to die rather than to be ignobly
quiet while a foreigner walked unbidden
through their country. They elected to
fight because they love liberty.
They should not be permitted to starve
to death -
They are needed in the scheme for the
development of that universal Democ
racy which will sweep kings and. lords
and gunmakers and professional killers
from the face of the earth.
The appeal that the Belgian king
makes to the American people should
meet with generous response. Mem
phis Commercial Appeal.
Thos. J. Bonner & Son, Rives, Tenn.,
knows about Liv-Ver-Lax. You need
it for your liver. advt
Postal Banks.
The war in Europe is proving a big
boon to the postal savings in this coun
try. From the very day hostilities
opened across the seas postal-savings
receipts began to increase by leaps and
bounds and withdrawals fell off, a result
quite coutrary to the predictions of
many well-informed persons who, in
their imagination, saw lines of feverish
depositors at postoffice pay windows
anxious to again return their savings to
the boot-leg and body-belt depositories
whence they came before intrusted to
Uncle Sam. But the forecasters failed
to reckon on the absolute confidence of
the American citizen, regardless of the
flag that first met his eyes, in the abil
ity and purpose of the-Government to
carry out its obligations, not only among
the nations of the earth, but with the
humblest citizen of our land.
Two important results have followed;
thousands of people, largely of foreign
birth, accustomed to send their savings
abroad, are now patrons of our postal
savings system; and enormous sums of
actual casl2iave been released for com
mercial use among our own people at a
time the need for every available dol
lar is pressing.
The growth of postal savings in the
United States has been steady and heal
thy and the system has filled an im
portant gap between the tin can depos
itory and the factory paymaster. On
July 1, when affairs were running
smoothly here and abroad and the
transmission of money across the At
lantic was safe and expeditious, there
was approximately $43,000,000 of pos
tal savings standing to the credit of
about 388,000 depositors. Since then
over $10,000,000 of deposits have been
added and the number of depositors
has increased enormously. This un
precedented gain is the more striking
when it is considered that the net gain
in the last three months is larger than
the gain for the entire fiscal year 1914.
Scores of offices have done more postal
savings business since the war has been
going on than was done by them dur
ing the previous existence of the service.
The increases are confined to no special
localities, but have been felt in every
nook and corner of the country. New
York City alone made a gain in Sep
tember of more than a million, while
Brooklyn showed a relatively big in
crease. Chicago reported a larger gain
in the past three months than for the
previous twelve months; More than
7,000 new accounts were opeued during
the period, bringiug the number of de
positors in that city up to 21,000.
The unexpected increase in postal,
savings business has not only added
greatly to the administrative duties of
the system, but has brought up many
new and interesting problems which
have called for the careful personal con
sideration of Postmaster General Burle
son and Governor Dockery, Third As
sistant Postmaster General. But their
task has been lightened somewhat by
the promptness of depository banks in
furnishing additional security to meet
the abnormal deposits. A number of
the very largest banks in the country,
which have heretofore declined to quali
fy as depositories for postal-savings
funds, are now among the eager appli
cants for thetn.
The deposits at the office in Union
City are about two thousand dollars,
with twenty-one accouuts. There have
been times since the establishment of
the system here that the deposits have
been greater than at preseut, with a
larger number of accounts.
. Irregular bowel upovemeuts lead to
chronic ooi.st'piUioii and a coustipated
habit tills the system with impurities.
HEKB1NE is a great bowel regulator.
It purities the vstem, vitalizes the
blood and puts the digestive organs iu
fine and vigorous conuitiou. Price 50
cents. Sold by Oliver's Ked Cross Drug
Store. " . .J,.. - advt
Liv-Ver-Lax'is guaranteed to relieve,
troubles resulting (rum a disordered
liver. Pleasant to take and perfectly
harmless Get it from I lios. J. Bon
ncr & Son. Hives, Tenn. advt
Muscle Colds
"It is easy to use and quick to respond. No work. Just
apply. It penetrates without rubbing."
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wish to my I think it on' of
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' would not hav ustd it only it waa
recommended to mo by a friend of
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the beat boosters for your liniment
I ever mm." J.W. rUr, Drnrtr,
Cot ,
"Jut a Una ia prsise of Sloan'
Liniment. I hav been ill Dearly
fourteen weeks with rheumatism,
hav been treated by doctor who
did their beet- I had sot slept for
the terrible pain for several nights,
when my wife got me a small bottle
of tha Liniment and three applies
cations gave in relief so that I could
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ow About Your
Do you care enough for the appearance of it, or
is-a-it reflect on you ? We specialize on
Auto Painting and Finishing
Being equal to do such work, having varnishing and
dark rooms for this purpose. Write or phone us for
information and prices. We can call for and make
deliveries of cars to be painted.
Kirk's Paint Store
Phone No. 537
. ..TIT
uilding Season
We have every sort of building and finishing lumber
you re apt to need, including
Doors and Windows, Shingles
A visit to our yards will be appreciated. Come and
inspect our stock for your own satisfaction.
C.T. MOSS &. Go.
, Yards south of Presbyterian Church.
First Street, - UNION CITY, IHNN.
The Rockefeller foundation bas de
termined to employ iu immense re
sources for the relief of noncombat
ants in the countries at war and stands
ready to give millions of dollars if neces
sary. The value of foodstuffs exported by
this country since the war be?an showed
au increase of ovr 130,000,000 for
September over laat year. Meef aud all
grains showed the bin-t gains.
Col. Theodore Kuowvelt told Prince
ton studeots that he had seen the plans
of two empires now involved iu war to
capture San Fraucisco and New York
aud hold them for ransom.
Mrs. C. T. McCliiitotk.of Lexington,
has suggested to the Hed Cnwss that all
t liristmas festivities be curtailed in this
j country and the money devoted to vhe
! n lief work abroad.
Garry Herriuan, chairman of the Na
tional Baseball Commission, admitted
that phirin are under way to bring about
peace U'twceii organized I'BHeball and
the Federal League. .
Carranza's announcement that he waft
wil'inu to resign and even l ave the
country, if Villa and Z.ipHta would do
the same was read to the Apoaacalientes)
Lieu i. Hen. Adas H. 4!tmffee, retired,
former ( lnef of Sixff of (tie United
.Si hh s A i my, died at Lou Angeles, Cal.,
of I i hoi J pneumonia.
No date has been fixed for the with
drawal of troops from Colorado, nor
does President Wilson intend to close
down the mines.
The claim of the Public Health Service
that a diet of peas ami beans is useful
in curing and preventing pellagra haafc
been advanced.
the )ahiike-V alkei 'iiilm Co. Jcr
iy Cream Flour, a lionn product aud

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