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PROGRAM FOR 1918 Redpath Management Announces Great Array of Talent. This season's Rcdpath Chautau qua, according to the Rcdpath man agement, is to eclipse them all. Everyone will be interested in the announcement that Sir John Foster Fraser, F. R. G. S., chairman of the National War Lecture3 Committee of . Great Britain, and England's most famous newspaper special corre spondent, is to appear upon this pro gram. Sir John has been in the Brit ish Army in Franco and Flanders, with the British Grand Fleet, has seen Russia, under war conditions and has traversed the whole of the mountainous region of the Balkans. He has been a great traveler orator and author. - Tho success of "Tho Mikado" last season was so pronounced that this year another popular light opera will be presented. "The Chocolate Sol dier" is the 1918 offering and light cpera night this year will again be a real sensation. Charmingly tuneful, "The Chocolate Soldier" has a won derful record before metropolitan audiences. A company of thirty, in cluding orchestra, will present "The Chocolate Soldier." Dunbar's revue in mu3ic and .spe cial costume will feature a grand spectacular Parade of the Allies. This revue will be given on tho last night of the Chautauqua, as tho cul mination of a great week's program. In addition to the principals in the ast, local young people will appear In the final pageant spectacle. An evening with a grand opera artist has twice before proven a great attraction on the Redpath Chautauqua circuit, and .now after a season without a prima-donna, this year's program is to have a grand opera star in Miss Margery Maxwell, the gifted young soprcno, who ap peared this season a3 a principal with Galli-Curci, in the Chicago Grand Opera Company in Chicago, and who accompanied that organiza tion on its tour to New York and Boston. Frank Mulholland, past president of the International Rotary Clubs of the World, and a magnetic, rapid fire, eloquent speakers before busi ness men's organizations everywhere, Is to lecture on "Business and War." "Economy in the Home," will, be the subject of a lecture by Mrs. Christine Frederick, well known as a speaker on home economics, ana as a contributor on this topic to metro politan newspapers, and the Ladies Home Journal. The Tamburica, native musical in strument of Croatia, will be a fea ture of the grrfhd concert given by the Croatian Orchestra on the open Ing afternoon. On the Tamburica the six members of the orchestra in their bright and novel native cos tumes will play Balkan melodies, se lections from the operas and Ameri can songs. The Chicago Orchestral Band, an other attraction of the week, is com prised of a company of seven,, or ganized by the famous bandmaster Bohumir Kryl. The "Man Who Stayed at Home," the wonderful play .based on the in sidious intrigues of tho Gorman spy system, will be presented by the beautiful and talented Miss Clarrisa Harrold. Lou Beauchamp, tho "Humorous Philosopher," who won his title by his success in mingling mirth with the vital messages of his lectures; Chancellor Geo. H. Bradford, of Ok lahoma, great inspirational orator; and Oney Fred Sweet, Chicago news paper writer on hi3 unique and thrilling experiences in connection with a hundred different Jobs in less than three years, each has a lecture of compelling Interest. To the children and adults who enjoyed the "Mother Goose Festival" last year, there is a still greater treat in store this year, a real "Cir cus Time in Fairy Land." On the sixth day there will be an exhibition of 100 of the famous war cartoons of Louis Raemaekers. This -VXllluItlUU 1U biuilim iu lug vu? u the Congressional Library at Wash ington. A remarkable collection of 100 war posters of the nations in arms against Germany, will al30 bo dis played on one of the program. Eecruiting Service. Dr. H. M. Oliver, of this city, has been appointed and qualified as En rolling Agent ior UDion tjoumy iur the U. S. Merchant Marine The Government wants 50,000 men for 'that service and the positions and pay are both in keeping with the other branches of Government serv ice. If you are looking for a Job at srnnA Tinv pall on Dr. OHvnr for nar- jiculars. , I Capt. E. L. Guest a Speaker. One of the speakers for Rd Cross week was Capt. E. L. Guest, a British officer, who served four year3 in the European wy, attached to the South Lancaster Kegiment. , Capt. Guest spoke at the Metho dist Church Tuesday night to a large audience. His speech was directed more particularly to the methods of warfare than to the actual opera tions. He has been wounded several times and has been detailed for Red Cross and other campaign work. He said that before the war we were known as American cousins, ' but dmes have changed and we are now brothers and sisters, and he was very glad indeed to call us by these terms. He entered into a very extensive description of tho methods of at tack, retreat, etc., artillery duels, barrage fire and how to take advan tage of such things. He spoke about the "crisis," as it is termed in this country, in other words the retreat of the allies since March 21. This, be explained, was misunderstood. It is one of the most effective ways of fighting. A3 long as the morale of the army is good then the retreat is no disadvantage in a general way. But the morale, according to Capt. Guest, is one of the most essential fighting points. It is, as he explained, tho lack of morale that is now preventing the Huns from a general offensive, and they are waiting until the men have taken more courage for the on slaught. He touched upon tho brutal stand ards of Prussian warfare. It is a part of the general plan to murder women and children and to impair and violate the physical person, and he gave an illustration of a little city in France, where gas bombs were used on the inhabitants, blis tering and blinding and rendering helpless the women and babes and old people, such as were left in the French city. Capt. Guest stated that his regiment of 1,600 men attacked and surprised the marauders and every man that returned, four hun dred out of the sixteen hundred, wiped the blood from his sword. Dealing in a little pleasantry, and the Captain 'seems to be master of the art, he stated that upon his word of honor he, had found the Americans the bravest and best of all soldiers. This found a Very quick response in an audience already in sympathy with the English officer and his characteristic accent. Col. J. L. Cochran occupied the stage and made a short and inter esting talk. Dr. Turner announced that Obion County was over .the top. The coun ty had at the time raised $13,500 and District Number Thirteen $6,000. An Inquiry. In last week's News-Banner I no tice a long editorial, in which the writer deplores the dissensions and animosities that have developed in Union City because of one man, etc. Then in the name of all that's decent why don't the one man, who has been the cause of a badly spilt up town, step down and out like a true sport and let some man who is ac ceptable to all take his place? It is quite true that the Job is a fat one, and but little to do, but having had this Job for over twelve years, and that, too, in the face of a most bitter opposition, I Join with the News-Banner and ask why should one man stand in the way of a united peaceful town? Don't everybody answer at once. A PATRIOT. , Death at Springfield. W. E. Ryan, husband of Mrs. Lula Ryan, formerly Miss Lula Latimer, of this city, and daughter of Mrs. T. J. Latimer, died suddenly at the family home at Springfield, Tenn., Thursday evening May 16. He ate supper and went to bed apparently well, but was found struggling for breath and died in a few minutes. Mr. Ryan -was a grain dealer and a man of influence and affairs at home. He was a member of the Methodist Church and esteemed as a good citizen. He is survived by his wife and a son named Latimer. Mr. and Mrs. Ryan were married twenty-eight years ago. . . , Funeral and burial took place at Springfield. 4 Big Dodds Farm Sold. The big Syd L. Dodds farm of 1,800 acres south of Hickman was sold by Mr. Dodds this week to C. L. Cobbs and E. S. Eckles, of Nash ville, for $243,000. The new own ers will, we understand, divide the tract into small farms and offer for sale. Bad breath, bitter taste, dizziness and a general "no account" feeling is a sure sign of a torpid liver. HER BINE is the medicino needed. It makes the liver active, vitalizes the blood, regulates tho bowels and re stores a fine feeling of energy and cheerfulness. Price 60 cents. Sold lj Oliver Drug Co, . ,. .... , , . 4. f s m B rxxs E3 2 ES E5 ga as 53 cat 83 S3 S3 ts 5; fas ssa 5 H H 3 s es rat css Work With Weeds. Marshal Adams asks The Com mercial to bring to the attention of the citizens the fact that weed ordi nance is still in effect and that he expects to enforce same. Start early, keep well up with the crop and you will have less weeds, less sickness, less ugliness around your home and less trouble with the officers. Messrs. Pittman and Adams are "vernlnst" the city weed. Cut him down. HEARD IN UNION CITY How Bad Backs Have Been Made Strong Kidney Ills Corrected. All over Union City you' hear it. Doan's Kidney Pills are keeping up the good work. Union City people are telling about it telling of bad backs made sound again. You can believe the testimony of your own townspeople. They tell it for the benefit of you who are suffering. If your back aches, if you feel lame, sore and miserable, if the kidneys act too frequently, or passages are painful, scanty and off color, use Doan's Kidney Pills, the remedy has helped so many of your friends and neighbors. Follow this Union City citizen's advice and give Doan's a chance to do the same for you. W. R. Webster, farmer, Fifth and Florida Ave., says: "I suffered from kidney and bladder trouble for many years. When I have used Doan's Kidney Pills, they have brought me immediate relief. I think anyone having disordered kidneys will do well to try Doan's Kidneys Pills." Price 60 c, at all dealers. Don't simply ask for a kidney remedy get Doan's Kidney Pills1 the same that Mr. Webster had. Foster-Milburn Co., Props., Buffalo, N. JT. The "SPIRIT OF 1918" touches American merchandise as well as American man power for military service Even now the nations are planning the great drive for a decisive commercial supremacy. Our national aims will be realized if patriotic Americans will hew true to the "MADE IN U. S. A." policy. KEEP-KOOL Clothing is stylish, service able "MADE IN U. S. A." Clothing and every dollar you spend for it will count in favor of American business leadership. Wearing KEEP-KOOL Clothing is an ex pression of confidence in American enter prise, a symbol of patriotism, and a token of personal taste and economy an encour agement to hundreds of thousands of American workers. KEEP-KOOL Summer Clothes for Men and Young Men appeal to your American ism, your critical judgment and your sense of thrift. You are an American; your money is made in America; then be sure to complete your Americanism by buying comfortable, serv iceable, stylish KEEP-KOOL Clothing "MADE IN U. S. A." Sold throughout the world ,THE HOUSE OF KEE-KOOL THE SNELLENBURG CLOTHING COMPANY Philadelphia SOLD IN UNION CITY BY Morgan-Verhine Co. "The Thread of Destiny." Foregoing is the title of a play to be given by the pupils of the Wood land Mills High School Friday, May 24. Following is a list of characters: Fanny, a slave on Montgomery plantation Rachel Burrus George Washington Johnson, a slave on Bailey plantation.... Paul Jones Betty Montgomery, the "Little Colonel" .......... Ruth Kerley Edith Sherman, the. Northern cousin Madge Isbell Mrs. Montgomery, a true Virgin ian Erma Prather CoL Montgomery, a gentleman of the old school. ..... .Ted Prather Virginia Montgomery, a toast of the county. . .Minnie Dale Burrus Beverly Montgomery, a Confeder ate scout Janett Wheeler Sally Ann and Laura Lee, Fair fax twins Louise Alexander and Mary Alma Kennedy Tom Randolph, a Southern gallant .Jake Joyner Susan and Jane, Southern girls.. . .Louis Curlin and Thclma Capps John Merival Mortan, of the North Charlie Roberts Mammy Dinah, a faithful servitor . .Kathcrine Garrigan Peyton Bailey, of the United States Army ....Ray Pruett Uncle Billy, the Colonel's body servant Everett Bradley. Louise Lawton, in Federal cm ploy . Jessio Pruett Ralph Francis, who did not go to S3 5 war ...Noel Stewart Madge Young, a thorobred Otties Luton A Union Scout, who is detained.. John Thomas Kerley Miss Melissy, of an inquisitive na ture ..Llnnie Threlkeld Scene Virginia. Time The Civil War. ACT I Garden of Ashurst, the Montgomery home, near Richmond, April, 1861. ACT II Hall at Ashurst, May, 1864. ACT III Grounds of Ashurst, she weeks later. Curtain 8:45; price of admission, 15 and 25 cents. See Mrs. Arnn's new hats. Decoration Day. Decoration day will be observed at East View and the City Cemetery on Sunday, May 26. Services will be held at East View as follows: Decoration, 3:30 p. m. Program, 4:30 p. m., conducted by Rev. J. Randall Farria, Prayer by Rev. W. B. Cunning ham. Song by the Sellara quartet. Address by Rev. H. A. Todd. Reading by Miss Mary Dahnke. Song, Scllar3 quartet. - Benediction by Rev. Farris. The public generally and the fra ternal "orders especially are Invited to take part in decorating the graves. You are requested to assemble first at ftie City Cemetery and then at EastView. s CIRCUIT COURT. The case of Ed Barnett et al. vs. Roxie Jordan et al., testing the validity of will, was called Wed nesday morning and the examina. lion of witnesses began. Counsel for the defendants, Roxio Jordan et al., are Pierce and Fry and for the plaintiffs, Ed Barnett et al., are Swiggart, Smith and Morris. The jury is as follows: W. C. Barham, W. T. Harris, D.- A. Luten, G. W. Tomerlin, John Worrell, N.'D. Logan, J. H. Callis, J. A. Reeves, I. A. Ong, G. B. Driskill, W. P. Thornton, J. A. Pruett. The case of Sherrill & Walker vs. L. N. Miller was dismissed. This in volved a lease at Walnut Log, and the plaintiff was taxed with the cost. The case of A. C. Deal et al. vs. John Beeler ejjal.. burning of some corn, judgmef for plaintiff in one case $33 aln another $176. Mo tion for new trial. W. 0. W. Friday Night. Messrs. Grant Matthews, of Mem- phis, T. E. Patterson, Home Office, Omaha, Nebr.; Hon. Terry Abcr nathy, of Selmer, Tenn., and A. Y. Simmons, of Humboldt, all repre sentative men in the councils of the W. O. W., were here last Friday night to speak in the interest of the Woodmen of the World, as the guests of the local camp in Union City. C. L. Andrews, of this city, and members of the local order, escorted the speakers to the park, where an audience of citizens had gathered for the occasion. Mr. Andrews is Sov- erign Representative of the State and presented the speakers on the Stand, all of whom were heard in their respective branches of the work. The orators of the occasion are men who stand high in political and civic matters a3 well ao fra ternal work and it was a pleasure to have them with us and to hear these distinguished speakers in the work of the W. O. W., which is prob ably the most popular and rapidly growing order in the world. The audience was highly enter tained and applauded with enthus iasm. Committee Meeting. The Obion County Democratic Executive Committee mot at the courthouse in Union City Saturday afternoon, May 18, 1918, and pro ceeded to the election of commission ers in pursuance to instructions from the State Democratic Executive Com mittee, as follows: John White, C. M. Montgomery S. B. Finch, J. M. Chapel and E. J. Green, who comprise the members of what is known as the county pri mary board. Judge Swiggart presided at the- meeting, holding the proxies of WilL Latimer, of Number Ten, and T. C. Callicott, of Number Four. Mr. Geo. Gibbs held the proxies of Andrew Burrus, of Number Two,, and T. B. Clement, of Number Sev en. The members present were: No. 3, Leslie Cunningham; 8, C M. Montgomery; 9, C. G. Barker; 11,. S. B. Finch; 14, Dr. J. J. Wells; 15r E. J. Green; 16, C. G. Thomas. C. G. Barker held the proxy of John White, of Number Five. There was a vacancy in Number. Thirteen,. caused -by the absence of Marshall Wright, now in the army, and J. M Chapel was elected as his successor. State of Ohio, City of Toledo, ? Lucas County. J . Frank J. Cheney makes oath that he is senior partner in the firm of F. J. Cheney & Co.. doing: business id the City of Toledo, County and State aforesaid, and that said firm will pay the sum of ONE HUNDRED DOLLARS for each and every case of Catarrh that cannot be cured by the use of HALL'S CATARRH CURE. FRANK J. CHENEY. Sworn to before me and subscribed in my pres ence, this 6th day of December, A. Q. 1886. (Seal) A. W. GLEASON, Notary Public. Hall's Catarrh Cure is taken internally and act directly upon the blood and mucous surfaces of the system. Send for testimonials, free. F. J. CHENEY & CO., Toledo, Ohio. Sold by Druggists, 75c. Take Hall's Family Pills for constipation. W. C. T. U. The W. C. T. U. will meet in the home of Mrs. Seid Waddell Friday afternoon, June 7. This will be a, social meeting and all the members and the pastors and their wives are cordially invited. Card of Thanks. Harry I. Fields and Misses Fanny and Ernestine Fields gratefully ac knowledge the many kind expres sions of sympathy shown them in their recent sorrow. Insolvent Notice. Having suggested the insolvency of the estate of Mrs. Ora Craver, de ceased, to the County Court of Obion. County, all persons having claims against said estate are hereby noti fied to file the same with the County Court Clerk of Obion County, duly ' authenticated in a manner pre scribed by law, on or beforo tho 29th day of August, 1918, or the same will be forever barred both in law and in equity. This May 16, 1918. 8-4t G. B. WHITE Administrator.