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. Marshall & Baird, Union City, Teni. Entered at the post office at Union City, Ten nessee, a second-class mail matter. FRIDAY, JUNE 27, 1919. ANNOUNCEMENTS. , ' For Trustee. COX. We are authorized to announce J. EL Cox as a candidate for Trustee ol Obion County, subject to the action'of the Democratic party. ' JERNIGAN. We are authorized to an. nounce Tom W. Jernigan as a candidate for Trustee of Obion County, subject to the action of the Democratic party. REYNOLDS. We aresauthorized to an nounce T. R. Reynolds as a candidate for Irustee of Obion County, subject to th action of the Democratic party. ATKINS. We are authorized tto an nounce Harry Atkins as a candidate for Trustee of Obion County, subject to th' action of the Democratic party. HARRIS. We are authorized to an nounce Dorrel Harris as a candidate for Trustee of Obion County, subject to the action of, the Democratic party. TAYLOR. We are authorized to an nounce John A. Taylor as a candidate for I rustee or Obion (Jounty, subject to th action of the Democratic party. NOONAN. We are authorized to an nounce J. J. Noonan as a candidate for Trustee of Obion County, subject to the action of the Democratic party. RATLIFF. We are authorized to an nounce Armour L. Ratliff as a candidate for Trustee of Obion County, subject to the action of the Democratic party. For Tax Assessor. NOAH. We are authorized to announce Will P. Noah as a candidate for Tax As. sessor of Obion County, subject to the ac tion of the Democratic party. ROBEY. We are authorized to announce Will Robey a candidate for Tax Assessor of Obion County, subject to the action of the Democratic party. For Sheriff. McCAlN. We are authorized to an nounce J. R. (Bob) McCain as a candidate for Sheriff of Obion County, subject to the action of the Democratic party. CHERRY We are authorized to an nounce Wat Cherry as a candidate for Sheriff of Obion County, subject to the action of the Democratic party. NOAH. We are authorized to announce T. P. Noah as a candidate for Sheriff of Obion County, subject to the action of the Democratic party. Very Plausible. I object to the statement made by Chancellor Newman, in his opinion in regard to the woman's suffrage act, that no person has the inherent right to vote, but that this right is granted The reference to the technical error of separate ballot boxes and to tha proba ble lack of legislative authority for the extension of franchise is plausible, bu t the exeedingly arrogant assumption that universal suffrage is not firmly rooted, grounded and guaranteed under the constitution, that it is a privilege to be extended or withdrawn at the whim or pleasure of set of political doctors or gangsters, is wholly gratuitous and un solicited. The point of order is merely technical. The form of government is fortunately one in which the people create the state and federal constitutions, and they are the custodians of the bal lot, which has been fixed and establish ed. Then, waiving formality, the truth remains that the right to vote belongs to the people and that right is inherent under the constitution of the United States. Granting for argument that, under the constitution, the people do not in herit the right of suffrage, who has the right to grant or forbid that privilege ? Certainly, no court or assembly which cannot alter or abolish the constitution. This must be done by a constitutional majority, and that majority is directly or indirectly indicated by the voice of the people. In this the question of state sovereignty holds good, and that sovereignty comes from the people to the state assemblies. The people there fore inherit universal suffrage. They fought for it at Concord, Lexington and Bunker Hill and they are entitled to it. Again, I object to that ever-recurring custom among people in office to com ment upon or to judge of what political or religious liberties the people may en joy. This kind of thing might be ever so proper and legitimate with Prussian or Turkish states, but not in a country like ours. The man clothed with a lit tle official authority too often forgets the people who elected him. He first forgets the democracy of Jesus Christ, aid then he forgets, conveniently aiid selfishly so, that he is one of the people. He likes to think of himself as a man of authority to confer happiness and to control the peaceful pursuits of man kind. Power has been conferred upon him by the people to protect society in the enjoyment of peace and happiness, but not to grant, destroy or limit these privileges." 5 . j ; All human law ends with the people and sovereignty is inherent. Self ap pointed rulers may prevail for a time. They did in Germany. They have in Turkey. The Bolahevics are trying it. But when the reigns of government be come intolerable the rights of the peo ple are asserted, either with or without the consent of the office holding class. The democracy of some democrats is a very bandy garment. THE CHAUTAUQUA SCORES (Continued from first page.) the loyalty of the French and Ger mans to their brothers in arms. A German soldier who was dy ing from loss of blood, in an Amer ican hospital, could be saved if only some one would give him some fresh blood. There were , throe hundred German - prisoners nearby. Twice an appeal was made to these men, but not one responded, and their comrade died from the loss of blood, while French and Americans daily gave their own blood to their com rades, gladly. Miss Bullard made a particularly interesting point in regard to the wonderful help of the local Red Cross chapters in winning the war. She related how the admiration of some French surgeons was called forth at the timely aid of an emer gency kit Just when it was most needed. The surgeons compliment ed Miss Bullard and the American Red Cross in the two expressive, terse words, "American Efficiency." This efficiency would not have been possible without the earnest work of the Red Cross chapters every where in the United States. In the close of her address Miss Bullard impressed upon the people me neeu oi a course in nome nursing for every community. Each com munity should have its community nurse. In this manner so many dis eases might be prevented and so much unnecessary ill health might be prevented. ' The staff comprises the names of some mighty fine young men, who, Mr. Cubbage says, are all as, impor tant as he is in the Chautauqua work and the superintendent is really very generous and unselfish. Anyhow, we found out that they are all good fellows. The personnel is as fol lows: V. W. Cubbage, supt., Chi cago, 111.; Paul Graf, Angola, Ind., a student of the University of Mich igan; John Cleworth, Galesburg, 111., stuent of the Northwestern Univer sity; J. M. Cunningham, Pulaski, Tenn., a student of Vanderbilt Uni versity; F. M. Van Veer, Des Moines, Iowa, student of Drake University, Mr. Kline. On Saturday afternoon and eve ning we had the Harvesters, a very interesting sketch organization of three artists, featuring rural and musical combinations. It was all very fine. The voices arc good, es pecially the baritone, and one of the finest bits of acting was his charac ter work in the old checker player. The Harvesters had a very kind re ception and they arc Tery clever indeed. On Saturday evening, Mr. Kline, very popular here with some of the strongest supporters of the Chautau qua, was presented in one of the finest addresses of all the platform discussions we have had the pleas ure of hearing. His subject was 'The New Competition," declaring that practical idealism is an asset of America's greatness. R. E. P, Kline's success with the Chautauqua work fs contemporaneous with its growth and he has in this, his lat est effort, made a tremendous hit He is rather Wilsonesque in his dress and appearance. His goggles shine and his keep-cool suit is spot less and shapely. Mr. Kline carried us over to Cleve land to illustrate his point of prac tical idealism. In the operation of an industrial plant at that place the profit sharing system was adopted The operatives who had been with the company two years were allowed to, enjoy, in additon to their wages, the same dividends that were credit ed to the security holders. Those who had been there one year receiv ed fifty per cent of these dividends The industry was a phenomenal suc cess. And so, the success particular ly of those governments and busi ness enterprises which maintain lib eral and reciprocal relations. Idealism as distinguished from the baser of all systems, money-making, is highly practical. It is in deed, according to Mr. Kline, the only true conception of national and individual opportunity. , It was idealism which inspired the colonists to seek the privileges of a broader citizenship in America, and it was still a greater idealism which prompted them to set up an inde pendent government of sovereign states. In the League of Nations covenant we have the most remark able example of idealism, and Mr. Kline begged to say that If we re fuse to sanction that covenant the United States would make the most 3tupenduous blunder and we would sink to the levels of contempt. The resources of the United States are valued at $240,000,000,000. We have the smallest national debt of any of the leading nations. But our greatness -is not in our wealth ; it is not in our resources. The United States is the greatest of all the na tions of the earth because of its idealism, its altruism. It is great be cause the competition of hate does not exist. It is great because it is loyal to its ideals. , Mr. Kline's defense of the League of Nations covenant found a very receptive audience. ( He stated that Congress could not object on the ground that its right to declare war had been altered or abridged. The Hague conference pact of thirty na tions included among its provisions that before any of these nations could declare war one year in which arbitration is considered should have elapsed. This was Bryan's peace movement and it was readily accepted by Congress. Therefore the Leasrue of Nations covenant which defers the right to declare war for a period of only three months, could not be objectionable. Not only so but before war can be declared the vote of the assembly must be unanimous. If the delegate from the United States dissents the United States cannot be forced to en ter war. But should ho agree to war then the right to declare war is still vested in Congress. Mr. Kline then took up the objection urged against the covenant because it 'is alleged that it destroyed the Monroe doctrine. The different presidents had Interpreted the Monroe doctrine' until it had become a sort of vague proposition, but the covenant does not, so the speaker proceeded t to prove, place any limitations on the principles Monroe promulgated. On the other hand( these principles are strengthened in the fact that the covenant contemplated no more wars of conquest and no political colonies from Europe in thefi, West ern Hemisphere. Mr. Kline recalled the fact that the constitution of the United States was bitterly assailed by statesmen and brilliant men. That document wa3 declared the greatest of all ex isting at the time and up to the present day. And so we have to ad mit that there are brilliant men to day assailing the covenant of the League of Nations, but they cannot and should not prevail if our coun try is to maintain its supremacy and continue to grow. Mr. Kline closed in a ctorm of ap plause. ; . Artists Day. Evidently there has been no de cline in the real Chautauqua spirit in Union City and community, Judg ing from the reception accorded the Great Lakes String Quartette and Mme. Lenska last Monday. The rain Monday morning brought a change in location for the afcarnoon per formance, which was held at the Methodist Church. The general plans and arrangements, however, were in nowise disadvantageous. The church was packed and the music DR. I. GLOSSON VETERINARIAN Phone 1 2. Main and Third Sts. UNION CITY, TENN. FOR SALE Iowa Silver fine Seed Com Yellow Dent Seed Corn BY- PANY OVELL GRAINS FEED COM UNION CITY, TENN. Get prices on our entire line of Mixed Feeds for Horses, Mules and Cat tle, all scientifically balanced and guaranteed to give satisfaction. We also sell Corn, Oats, Chops, Shorts, Seeds of All Kinds, Hay, Cotton Seed Meal and Cake. TRY OUR Tennessee Hog Peed Best and Cheapest Hog Feed on Earth. 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W. Scott Registered Optometriat. Eye acientifically examined and glasa fitted, v Telephone 327-J UNION CITY, TENN. performance at the tent. The audi ence was unusually large, stimulat ed no doubt by the afternoon con cert, and the enthusiasm was liber al indeed. But it must not be for gotten that the quality of discrim ination prevailed. Our musicians were all there and they seemed to be completely charmed with the per formpnee. Mme. Lensky appeared for the f'.rst few numbers. She seemed to be pleased with the reception. The string quartette folowod with a like demonstration of approval. They played a program of varied themes and movements, and the quality which seemed to make them so pop ular was a mutual sympathy and un derstanding. So well trained and drilled have they become that the effects produced a'0 wonderful They seem to come from a marvel- ously blended combination of string ed voices. Indeed they were almost a counterpart of the human voice, It must be remembered that next to the voice the violin best inter prets that organ when the instru ment is in the hands of a master. A few years ago I mistook tie no.es of v. violin for the real voice. The music came from an adjoining room, and I was told that it was our own "Joe" playing his violin. No man probably has ever prr.duced purer notes on an instrument. The string ed artists are worthy cf the tri umphs they have achieved. They were with tho President on the Geo. Washington and ho was very fend of their work. This is one of Mr. Har rison's best numbers. But of Mme. Lensky. Shall we say that Union City has never before heard so charming an artist? That would be unfair p-obably to the oth er singers that have visited us be fore. But the audience undoubted ly acted like it. The. applause was first gentle, then it swelled with each separate appearance until it be came an outburst of demonstration all over tho tent. Mme. Lensliy has many artiic qualities to be record ed to her credit. To start with she .has a vocal organ of exceptional tone beauty. She has true musical in stincts, and upon a foundation like this she has become an artist in the musical world. She has no eccen tricities. There are no breaks, and the sustaining power and purity of her workis really marvelous. The program consisted of numbers suit ably arranged to bring, out the many catility practically unlimited. It wa3 all really wonderful to have one so gifted to sing to an audience in Union City In a tent without any support but the piano (by the way in the hands of another artist). It was a trying test to sing under a canvas muffling the voice and over a campus partly covered with watr. Contrast this with a prima donna singing to a metropolitan audience in a house of scientific acoustics and supported by a company of artists, a superb orchestra and a talented cho rus. All this occurred to us, but it was not until "Habanera," tho song number from Carmen, was render ed that we positively marveled. Nev er before has anyone heard a more charming Interpretation of B.'zet's popular love song. Probably the queen of all Carmens was Calve. In any event she was accorded first place both as an actress and as a singer in the title role of the opera, and right well did she reign in the part. But on Monday evening in Union City Mme. Lensky gave ua a new vision of Carmen. She visual ized the fickle Spanish beauty in a, way that is appealing to all lovers cf music. She has given the critics scmething to ponder over. Certain ly no more bewitching Carmen has been seen on any stage. That is how we would describe he: and her art. It may be ultra praise, but perhaps wo will be allowed a little latitude in these comments. As far os the commentator is concerned it was by far the finest "Habanera" we have heard. . , Mme. Lensky will not f remember us unkindly. 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