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The e DR. K M. LONG DENTIST Orer Wehman's Hardware Stora Union City, Tenn. Telephone Office 144, i Residence 595-J -4 . DR. E. M. LONG " DENTIST Orer Wehman'a Hardware Store Union City, Tenn. v Telelphonea Office 144; Residence 595-J i ' OMM Union City Commercial, eitabllshed H0 I 1H.hj ct..K, i ix WMtTennewe Courier. eUbUhed .897 t ioUdstf September 1. 197 UNION CITY, TENN, FRIDAY, MAY 14, 1920. VOL. 29, NO. '8 ERG AL f f 7 Tintinnabulating Tambourines; : Doomed to Minor Salvador! Role .V? -T.K- ' v ill Ai ll A SALVATION LASSIE i 5 Vi if. ;v is' li- -2 j OBION COUNTY DEMOCRATIC CONVENTION CALLED f.UY 22 13 TAMBOURINELS AT SALVATION AR'MY HEADQUARTERS, NEW YORK CITY rp HE America of the old fashioned 1 Americans is gone : It's all ended Some still cling to primrose hopes, bat with ihe recent announcement that the Salvation Army. lassies have, given . up their tambourines for street collect ing pshaw 1 What's the use? . : It started with the buffaloes. Some New York traveling men, .dressed In the latest .spring styles, ventured put West. , The buffaloes took one squint,' lay down on their spinal cords, closed . their eyes, groaned and died. . And then there came about the pass ing of another beloved American In stitution the front yard. jHome life hasn't been the same since. With the advent of skyscraper tenements and flats front yards vanished. Now the heads of households when they come home at night worn out with arguing golf at the office all day have to sit on , the front doorsteps or go to the, movies. Suspenders have gone too. And gone are 60 cent Sunday table d'hote dinners, and family surreys, and all-day suckers. And now the time honored role of the Salvation Army lassie's tintinnabu lating tambourine Is doomed. Tou Avtll find these once popular musical collection boxes" piled1 up by the hun dreds at Salvation Army headquarters. The lassies, heartened by the coun try's approval of their overseas war service, have found It unnecessary to waste effort in tambourine solicita tions, and they devote the time thus saved to actual slum work and general service to all distressed humanity. So they've called off the year-round tam bourine collecting and appeal tothe nation annually for financial approval. The 1920 Appeal Is scheduled for May 10th to 20th. The lassies will still beat the tarn, bourlnes in the Salvation Army pralsa services, however. They quote a num ber of Psalms' as authority. Here Is Psalm 149, 3: "Let them sing praises unto Him with the timbrel and harp." The "timbrel" Is the ancients name for the modern Salvation Army tam bourlne. Well, goodby, old tambou rlne. We'll miss your cheering tinkle and the acknowledging smile of your mistress, but you did your bit The Democratic Executive Com mittee of Obion County met at the courthouse in Union City, Tenn., on Monday, May 10. 1920, for the pur pose of calling a democratic county convention to select delegates to the State Democratic Convention, which meets on Tuesday, June 8, 1920, at Ryman Auditorium In the city of Nashville. -'Meeting was called to order by the chairman of the committee, T. C. Callicott.' the secretary, Ed McAl ister, being present, with the fol lowing members and proxies, being a quorum oi tne committee ana qualified to transact the business of the committee: . T. C. Callicott, Number Four; W. J. Erwln, Number Six; T. B. Clem ent, Number Seven; C. M. Mont- gomciy, Number, Eight; Ed McAl Ister, Number Thirteen; -proxy for Andrew Burrus, Number Two; proxy for W. H. Latimer, Number Ten; proxy for Gordon. Baird, Number Fifteen. There being only fifteen members living this constituted a quorum of the committee!. On motion of Mr. Clement and seconded by Mr. Erwin the following resolution was adopted: Be it resolved by the Democratic Executice Commitee of Obion Coun ty, Tenn., that the county conven tion suggested by the State commit tee be held at the courthouse in Union City, May 22, 1920, at 2:00 o'clock, and a nass convention of all Democrats, both men and women of said county, for the purpose of se lecting delegates to attend the State Democratic convention, which) meets in Nashville June 8. T. C. CALLICOTT, Chair. ED McA LISTER, Sec. Class Recital. Miss Rose Sullivan gave her class recital last week on Friday night. A number of patrons and friends were present and were very pleas antly and agreeably entertained with the music. The class seemed to be one of the best of Miss Sullivan's work here. The recital was a dem onstration that the pupils had been well trained. The program was very interesting indeed. Mrs. Arnn is offering her entire new line of ladles' hats at cut prices, the new styles and a complete stock at great reductions. railroads to build DEPOT AT UNION CITY SALVATION ARMY " A TOWER OF " STRENGTH " SAYS HELEN KELLER JL-1 f. Left to right: Mrs.' Macy, Helen Keller's Instructor, the famous blind and daaf girl, and Brlfladler Joephlna Albright; Salvationist. ' ' Salvation Army officers in Pittsburgh were amazed and pleased recently to learn from Helen Keller herself that, despite her handicaps, she is almost as familiar with the work of the organ ization as any doughboy who fought in France. . , , . In perfectly enunciated English this girl, who in childhood was dumb as .well as blind and deaf, teld Brigadier Josephine -Albright, in charge of the Army's work in Pittsburgh,' how high ;ly she esteems the organization. "I feel that all the afflicted of man kind have a tower of strength in the Salvation Army," she stated. J . "I honor the women of the organiza tion for their courage and efficiency. "The Salvation Army is an Organiza tion of lives showing forth the spirit of Him who raises those that fall and holds up those that are bowed down." Miss- Keller's tribute to the Salva tionists came in the course of a the atrical trip which she Is now making. Will. Use Old Structure for the Next Two Years. Nashville, Tenn., May 10. An agreement was reached to-day be tween the representatives of Union City and the. Mobile & Ohio and Nashville, Chattanooga & St. Louis railways whereby the companies will be allowed to mainitain the depot at Union City at its present location for the next two years. In the mean time the company is to erect a new depot north of the street that is to run through the now condemned depct. The public utilities commis sion, before whom the matter was to have been heard Monday, entered the agreed decree in accordance with the agreement of the parties. In the agreement the . railway companies agnee that they 'will waive any claim for damages and also that the sec tion of the street not occupied by the depot be opAed at once. They will vacate the present site at the end of I the two years so that the proposed street may take its regular course through, the space now occupied by the depot. This matter has been hard fought by the railway companies, who claimed i that it would greatly in convenience them to move the depot on account of the changes that will be necessary in their trackage. How ever,- they will construct the new depot within the time prescribed and allow the city to open the street through that place. - The city was represented , by At torneys Pierce & Fry and Mayor Pittman, the' Mobile & Ohio by At torney Carl Fox and the Nashville, Chattanooga & St. Louis by Attorney Fitzgerald Hall, ... ; , ,' Woodland Mills High School. Under the direection of Principal C. F. Fowler, Woodland Mills High Sahool has just closed a very suc cessful year, Wednesday evening, May 5. The pupils rendered a very interesting program to the delight of a large audience. The same even ing didplomas of 'graduation were gives' to those completing the eighth grade. These were Jack Alexander, George Jones, Curtis Roberts, Ches ter Thomas, : Homer Isbell, Jimmie Threlkeld, Bernard Burrus, Margaret Marshall, : Louise Prather, Jessie Pruett. Sue Isbell,- Ritta , Alma i Wheeler, Selene Gray, Frances Flack, Lourena Pruett. -i - ; Thursday evening, the high school I tRE-ClLEANEO " Tennessee Burt Oafs ! We offer choice field seeds of all kinds Buy early and save advance. "First Aid for Every Home FROM the little things that keep you well to the things that make you well, you will find this Btore complete in every de tail of its service. s . Keep sickness away by keeping on hand such things as we can suggest. For cuts, burns and bruises, have a real first aid remedy. 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