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Entered at the post office at Onion City. Ten nessee, as second-class mail matter.. Marshall & Baird, Udioo City, Tenn FRIDAY, AUGUST 27, 1915. Announcements. For Trustee. BRATTON. We are authorized to announce S. R. Bratton as a candidate for Trustee of Obion County, subject to the action of the Democratic party in the pnmary election aaiurany, un-. i, 1915. JACKSON. We are authorized to announce W. E (Ellis) Jackson a candidate for Trustee of Obion County, subject to the action of the Democratic party in the primary election Sat urday, Dec. . 1915. FINCH We are authorized to announce T. P. Finch of No. 11, as a candidate for Trustee of Obion County . subject to the action of the Dem ocratic party in the primary election Saturday, Dec. 4. 1915. HORNBEAK We are authorized to announce P. D. Hornbeak a candidate for Trustee of Obion County, subject to the action of the Democratic party in the primary election Sat urday. Dec. 4, 1915. MOFFETT. We are authorized to announce Henry Moffett as a candidate for Trustee of Obion County, subject to the action of the Democratic party in the primary election Sat urday, Dec. 4, 1915. EASTERWOOD We are authorized to announce T. J. Easterwood as a candidate for Trustee of UDlon wuuuu.ouuj.iv . 7 ' , ocratic party in the pnmary election Saturday, Dec. 4, 1915. JPOORE We are authorized to announce J. I Poore as a candidate for Trustee of Obion County, subject to the action of the Demo cratic party in the primary election Saturday, Dec. 4, 1915. For Tax Assessor. HOWARD. We are authorized to announce I. J. Howard as a candidate for re-election to the office of Tax Assessor of Obion County, subjec. to the action of the Democratic party in the primary election Saturday. Dec. 4, 1915. NOAH. We are authorized to announce Will P. Noah as a candidate for Tax Assessor of Obion County, subject to the action of the Democratic party in the primary election Saturday, Dec. 4, 1915. For Sheriff. MASSEY. We are authorized to announce T. R. Massey as a candidate for Sheriff of Obion County, subject to the action of the Demo cratic primary election Dec. 4, 1915. CHII.ES. We are authorized to announce Enloe Chiles as a candidate for Sheriff of Obion County, subject to the action of the Democratic party in the primary election Saturday, Dec. 4, 1915. McCAIN. We are aurhorized to announce J. R. (Bob) McCain a candidate for Sheriff of Obion County, subject to the action of the Democratic primary election Saturday, Dec. 4, 1915. have never seen an ostrich race There are quite a number who have not even seen an ostrich. It will be an interesting sight. But the fair will be good from every standpoint, if the same good management can make it so, and the prospects are at present excep tionally good. Come and be with during fail1 week. Make it a point to be here. After all the greatest feature of the fair is the annual unions of relatives and friends. They can meet here at the fair, and make it not only convenient for them selves but beneficial to the fair get together. to Will those who owe The Commercial for subscription please let this remind them to send or come and pay up or notify us whether or not they want the paper continued. Please attend to this while you think of it. , Notice, Committeemen. Notice is hereby given to the mem bers of the Democratic Executive Com mittee of Obion County, Tennessee, to meet in the county court room on the first Monday in September, 1915, at 1 o'clock p. m. for the purpose of con sidering the change of date for holding the primary election recently ordered, and for such other business as may prop erly come before said committee. J. L. Fry, Chairman. E. J. Green, Secretary. Our Fair. The snake editor was sick last week and failed to get a word in for the fair to open here on the 15th of September. Under the guidance of the president, W. C. Farris, the sec retary, J. W. Woosley, the board of directors, and others the fair at Union City has been built up to one of the best institutions of its kind We say that our fair is one of the best county fairs ever organized, not merely for the privilege of boasting but from the mouths of hundreds of people who saw the last meeting here two years ago. One man, who had traveled all over the middle and southern circuits and who has been connected with county fairs for practically a lifetime, stated that the last meeting of this fair was as good as he ever saw, undoubtedly the best, he said, of that year. But verybody said it was a good fair, and when public opinion indorses a thing there is no better proof of its success. There is another thing that speaks well for our fair. It is a fact that it has been the means of bring ing together more of our county peo ple and the different communities all around us than anything else for jears. The crowds from the various parts of the county and adjoining counties have increased every year. The largest crowd of visitors ever attending the fair was here two years ago. The receipts of . that meeting were nearly ten thousand dollars. There were no profits, be cause the profits were put on the fair to make it a good one. It is a lamentable fact that the people of Union City have not attended the fair in large numbers, but it is a greater commentary upon its success that it has been attended by im mense crowds outside of the city. The mere fact of being able to at tract out-of-town people to our fair is the strongest indorsement we could have. The same strong effort will be made this year for the success of the fair. Already quite a number of special features have been booked. The ostrich and race horse track contest will a novel and attractive one. This will be seen every day. 'There are numbers of people who Uncle Henri Throws a Fit. Colonel Henry Watterson, the brilliant sage of Southern journal ism, is mad, and he says a thing or two, says he: "It is the last straw that breaks the camel's back. Long ago should the Count von Bernstorff have been given his pass ports. Now he must. And, along with him, the whole Imperial outfit will have to walk the plank. The country has suffered enough in its dignity and in its peace. Invaded by a horde of Secret Service Agents, Who found here a body of Reservists already organized and prepared to meet them," there has been no time when Germany was not making war upon us. Its hirelings have threat ened us with civil strife. They have threatened us with political destruc tion. The time has come when we shall send the officials away , and compel the domestic leaders, the sub sidized editors and volunteer spies to know their place. It may be that not until we have hanged a few of them will they learn that'the United States is a Government and that America belongs to the Americans. We have neither right, nor reason to doubt the President. His atti tude admits of no further parley, equivocation or delay. The people en masse demand the suspension of all relations with Germany, and we believe he will promptly answer the summons. Berlin will ascertain, when it is too late, where we Stand. To Hell with the Hohenzollern and all his agents, his works and his ways, and up with the Flag of the Republic!" J. C. Burdick's plan to get the peo ple of Union City together and agree on a municipal ticket next year is a good one. Mr. Burdick's idea is to get rid of factionalism in city politics by a mutual arrangement of things, and thus promote a better feeling and a more practical working system. The plan is to get a ticket suitable to every body as nearly as possible. That is as much as a steer can do. Mr. Burdick wants to forestall a bitter factional fight in the future as well as to heal the dif ferences of the past, and no one could really object to this. In fact it would be a very wise step to bring our people together for a mutual understanding, and there is good reason to believe that such results could be brought about. Mr. Burdick is not a candidate but be is a good conservative man. He has friends on both sides and would make a good man for Mayor if the people cen tered on him. There is not an abler, cleaner, better man in Tennessee than Hon. James B. Frazier. His public record as Governor and Senator was without a blemish. He is one of the State's very best and fore most citizens. In ability he ranks with the ablest. Chattanooga Herald. Yes, but James is the man who said be wouldn't. But the temptation was too great, and the stately icicle from Point Lookout fell. He turned things over to John Isaac and there's where the fireworks started. Honestly, if we were Mr. Patter son, we would nave kept out of the Senatorial race this time, anyhow. There are too many people who are ready to say, "I told you so." Some will charge that he simply made the change of-heart in order to get into the race. Martin Mail. Emperor William of Germany, with several of his Generals, has en tered the captured fortress of Nov- ogeorgievsk, the last Russian strong hold in Poland to stand out against the German advance. The Emperor reviewed the troops and expressed his thanks to them for their accom plishment. No vital change is re corded in the fighting in Poland and the Baltic provinces. A desperate battle is being fought along the Kovno-Vilna railway and the Nie- men River. Five causes for industrial unrest are found in the report of Thruston Ballard, member of the Federal In dustrial Relations Commission. They are low wages, unemployment, de- velopmen. of large industries, long working hours and insanitary condi tions and unsatisfactory rural con ditions. Simple Simon Shies a Brick. . ..." The Courier-Journal has received simultaneously from several corre spondents a clipping from the Chi cago Tribune upon the Frank case, which, not content with excoriating the Georgia mob, turns upon all the people and institutions of the South with the ferocity of a roaring Bengal dry-goods clerk. One might, expect to read such a melange of ignorance and malice in the Bungtown Bugle. But, coming from the journal made famous by Joseph Medill, he wonders whether its waning influence and adverse fortunes have left It quite bereft of mental rectitude and ' moral ac countability, or whether in the fre quent change of editorial writers in cident to a double and sometimes disputed ownership, one of those stupid old muck-rakers long out of a job has not contrived to impose himself upon a careless, or - impe cunious management". In any event, the subject matter is too undiscriniinating and splenetic to hurt unless it recoils and hits the Tribune itself in the pit of the stomach, or rips the seat of its breeches. . . Here is a sample of the toploftical blatherskiting characteristic of the greenhorn who thinks he can write: The murder was not by a mob but by vendetta, which is de termined, cunning, resolved and cruel. A. vendetta is possible in a low social organization, one which has not learned self-control, which has not been sufficiently trained in the rudiments of education to sub mit itself to the restraints necessary to the orderly processes of society The South is backward. It shames the United States by illit eracy and incompetence. Its hill men and poor whites, its masses of feared and bullied blacks, its igno rant and violent politicians, its rot ten industrial conditions, and its rot ten social ideas exist in circum stances which disgrace the United States in the thought of Americans and in the opinion of foreigners. 'When the North exhibits a dem onstration of violence against law by gutter rats of society, there is shame in the locality which was the scene of the exhibition. When the South exhibits it there is defiance of opin ion. "The South is half educated. It is a region of illiteracy, blatant self- righteousness, cruelty and violence, Until it is improved by the invasion of better blood and better ideas it will remain a reproach and danger to the American republic." To be sure, such stuff might be trolled off by a loose, unprincipled space-writer in quest of cheap . no toriety. Or, it might be dope. But, assuming it by chance the crude put cropping of an immature and un traveled mind, a word or two, hav ing an educational purpose, may not be wasted. Our tyro says the South is back ward. So it is, and so unhappily is the North, the East and the West. He says it is "half-educated." It is that, too, and likewise Chicago, and, in truth, this bumptious provincial himself, as his creed abundantly discloses. Would that we were all of us wiser and better. But such as we be we be; and much alike; in each of the States and sections of the Union a most homogeneous peo pie; under the skin the same medley of good and ill; of courage, patriot ism, greed and gall. The use of the word "vendetta" indicates that our youth has been reading "The Corsican Brothers." He should not fail to read "The Castle of Otranto," and "The Count of Monte Cristo," to give him at mosphere and perspective and im prove his style. He might, indeed, if he turned his attention to verse, aspire to become ultimately known as "The Sweet Singer of the Stockyards." That the South is "a reproach and a danger to the American Repub lic" would seem, if we may ascribe any serious meaning to such scrib blings, to be a covert attack upon the President of the United States, whilst the chatter about "the in vasion of better blood and ideas," unthinking calumny directed against several not inconspicuous Americans, among them Washington and Lincoln. The management of the Tribune should either get itself a space writer who knows something and has a little sense of responsibility, or else it should take this bumkin down into the cellar and have him bored for the simples. Courier- Journal. ::::::::::):o:: w 0. BANCO P. On account of our export trade being cut off, we are making a special price on our BANCO FEED Quick Work. Charley White, colored, resisted arrest and with a big gun fired a number of shots at Martin's marshal. He was finally captured. All this was on Saturday. Monday he was carried to Dresden and before night he had been indicted, tried and sen tenced to the penitentiary for 21 yers. jgj P. jgj jgj ' This feekl has 50 per cent more feeding value than straight corn. We guarantee this feed to be pure corn goods, with absolutely nov rotton or decayed matter of any kind in it, and is unexcelled for Horses, Cattle and Hogs. Are retailing this feed for $1.40 per hundred. ANALYSIS Fat.. .......... 7.00 Protein ...... 10.00 s Carbohydrate . 65.00 Fibre ......... 7.00 Dahnke-Walberlilling Go. Makers of Jersey Cream Flour, Meal and Feed !i!!!.'!.'!!!).!.'!j P. ' $1 Pays for The Commercial 1 Year E. P. GRISSOM THE OLD . RELIABLE GROCER -TWO GOOD LINES- Golden Gate Teas and Coffees Chase & Sanborn's Teas and Coffees THE VERY BEST THE WORLD AFFORDS FRESH MEAT MARKET THE BEST Meat, Flour, Sugar, Coffee Everything! All handled in an up-to-date, sanitary manner. No order too large. No order too small. E. P. GRLSiSOM Phones 204-230 Washington Ave. Loses Mail and Outfit. . . W, N. Clements, one oi The Com mercial's good friends at Martin, called to see us Saturday and ordered his paper continued. He informed us that the heavy rains last week caused considera ble damage to corn and tobacco, and said in attempting to cross a submerged bridge over a small stream near Hynds ver on Route 3, Abe Caudell, United States mail carrier, was swept down stream with horse and buggy. He saved himself by banging onto a fence against which the swollen waters carried him. His horse was swept on down the stream and drowned. All mail carried by Cau dell was lost in the water. Caudell clung to the fence for several hours be fore be was rescued by passersby. r Coal Coke1 Wood Call Tel. 150. To Ella Boykin: .. Will Boykin vs. Ella Boykin. In the Circuit Court of Obion Coun ty, Tennessee, y In this cause, it appearing- from the original bill which is sworn to, that the defendant, Ella Boykin, Is a non-resident of Tennessee, she is therefore hereby required to make her appearance before the Circuit Court of Obion County, to be held at the courthouse in Union City, Tennessee, on the first Monday in September, 1915, and plead, answer or demur to complainant's bill for divorce filed against her, or the same will be taken for confessed and the cause set for hearing ex parte. It is ordered that this notice be published in The Union. City Com mercial for four consecutive weeks. This August 5, 1915. " 19-4t H.M.GOLDEN, Clerk. W. M. Miles, Sol. for Compl't. Non-Resident Notice. Clara Pierce vs. Luther Pierce. In the Circuit Court of Obion Coun ty, Tennessee. In this cause it appearing from the bill, which is sworn to, that the defendant, Luther Pierce, is a non resident1 of the State of Tennessee, so that the ordinary process of law caanot be served upon him. It is therefore ordered that the said Luth er Pierce appear before the Circuit Court, to be held on the First Mon day in September, 1915, at the courthouse in Union City, Tenn., and plead, answer or demur to a bill filed against him for divorce, or the same will be taken for confessed and the cause set for hearing ex parte. It is further ordered that this notice be published for, four con secutive weeks in The Union City Commercial. . This August 2, 1915. 19-4t H. M. GOLDEN, Clerk. A. D. Keller, Solicitor for Compl't. Good Job Printing: a Specialty Here EAT OUR "MOTHERS BREAD" IT 'S GOOD MADE BV IDalhiEilie's CALL YOUR GROCER OR Phone 109 Non-Resident Notice. Ethel Greer vs. Edgar Greer. In the Circuit Court of Obion Coun ty, Tennessee. In this cause it appearing from the bill, which is sworn to, that the defendant, Edgar Greer, is a non resident of the State of Tennessee, so that the ordinary process of law cannot be served upon him. It is therefore ordered that the said Ed gar Greer appear before the Circuit Court to be held on the First Mon day in September, 1915, at the court house in Union City, Tenn., and plead, answer or demur to a bill filed against him for divorce, or the same will be taken for confessed and the cause set for hearing ex parte. It .is further ordered that this secutive weeks in The Union City Commercial. This August 2, 1915. 19-4t H. M. GOLDEN, Clerk. Lannom & Stanfield, Solicitors for Compl't. . NN31 'AID NOINH Xaipitnjj 8a;ii!il 'fix cuoojj . :aoujo 1D31IHDW a O 1 A VI d H J. C. BURDICK . Wh6lesale. and Retail , Reelfoot Lake and , Mississippi River Fish Game Oysters in Season. -.'New location, East Main Street Phone 185. UNION CITY, TENN DR. JAKE H. PARK DENTIST Office: Room 1, Nailling Building TELEPHONE 136 UNION CITY, TENNESSEE H.,C.&St.L.fly. C & St. L. TIME TABLE. Iave Union City. EAST BOUND . No. 5.7.45a.m. No. 3.3.05p.m No. 93.9.55 p.m. WEST BOUND. No. 92.7.10 a.m. No. 412.50 p.ni No. 6 7.52 p.m. W. W. LOVELACE, Agent.