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jR. E. M. LONG DENTIST Orel Wehmn' Hardware Store Up ion City, Tenn. Telephone Cuce 144, Residence 595-J DR.E.M. LONG -DENTIST Over Wehraan'a Hardware Store Union City, Tenn. Telephone Office 144; Residence 595-J Cnfon City Commercial. Published lg ( -,M., . , , . tTeane Courier.wttblished 187 I Consolidate September 1.U97 UNION CITY, TENN, FRIDAY, JULY 9, 1920. VOL. 29, NO. 16 He FOURTH OF JULY BIG DAY IN TROY Patriotic Celebration,' Public Speak- and hla fal8e God. . ing and Politics. the Germain. This was expressed in the action of King George when the colonists threw oft the yoke. Since then it has -been slumbering until the day when it might sweep the eartk with its might. And that day brought its Judgment. America and all Europe saw the fall of the Kaiser All our strength comes tipm God, and all our national institutions are founded on God's laws. Here Mr Wright elaborated on the Constitu tion ctt th United Stales, holdine nn or ana sue it8 organic principles, the fundtmen- . The home of the Fourth has been moved to Troy. . The former county seat supersedes us in that great hon- tals of good government, and admon g our people to observe and re- these principles. Mr. Wright in the present unrest a people stranged from God and poisoned against constitutional liberty. He traced this condition in a measure to the teaching of opportunists like Mr Roosevelt, who wanted an act to re tion in a creditable manner. The celebration was held on Saturday, and it is said that there were two thousand people in Troy. In the forenoon there were, some Tefyintere8ting atnletics, includi footraces etc. In the af ternoo: programsras opened with a band concert by the famous Hornbeak band. - There was public speaking. cm the JudgejJ of th(J R me Court uHeUu uu ueuiuui.. Tnl8 wag an atUck on Amerlcan Jn. tionB-V stitutions. No 'one, says' Mr. Wright, j- -- By special invitation, Hon. Chas. however honest and capable, if, he J. Wright, of Springfield, Mo., was has not devoted his life, to constitu- present as orator of the occasion, tional law is' able to deaf with con- The politicians, Democratic candi- stitutlonal questions and to interpret dates for 'Governor,- Railroad Com the " constitu'tfoh: ' And-the attempt missioner and Representative, were to interrupt or disrupt the work of present for the occasion. Hons. Crab- that bddy would be to creato dissatis- tree and Bryson spoke first. Then faction and unrest. ; came, the independence oration by - Mr. Wright spoke again of the Mr." WrigHt. work done in Obion County by his Chas. J. Wright is the son of the father, of the opportunity he had to late Chas. Wright, one of the pioneer return,, the happiest moment of life, teachers of the county. - The Spring- nd if he could in a measure impress field attorney inherits much of his the people as did his father, life father's fine mentality and scholarly would not have, been in vain. attainments. He is now one of the On the platform at the north door wll known attorneys of the Spring- of the old courthouse Mr, Wright field bar and president of the asso- spoke for an hour or more to the elation. ' crowd In the yard, and in spite of Mr. Wright was preoented to the the sweltering heat the crowd Btood aucience- Dy ion. uarrou r. wnson, ana listened witlv rapt interest, as of Troy. He paid his respects to, the they have seldom listened before, in people of his native county. He was feeling and, sympathy moved by the indeed proud of the honor to address sentiments expressed. When he had these good people. It was thirty-one finished' he was received into the - years ago, said Mr Wright, tha't he house of his own people with' open left for Springfield and tho there arms were many strange faces in the We want to add our respect3 to an crowd before him, there were many old-time schoolmate and friend, the who seemed familiar. There were speaker, and a word for his father young people who looked not like I who was one ofthe pioneer educa- sirangers ana ne inanxea uoa lor lors 01 tne county. The elder Mr, the reception and the privilege of be-1 Wright passed over to the Great Be ing there. . k .: .- yond some fifteen yoara Igo. Major It was thirty-five years ago that Smith was before him a notable he received 'admission to the bar of teacher. Mr. Wright followed and Obion County. It was only a' short many of those now living who w.ere time afterwards that Judge W. W. n his school will remember the En Cochran arid Hon: PIti J. Smith were gHsh schoolmaster who in his day admitted to the bar. had no rivals in his profession. Mr, Jit.; Wright . spoke for more , $han Wright lived years in advance of bis an hour, discussing the glories of In- me. taugni Dotn tne , nign dependence Day. He related the school and commercial branches. It fact that his father was English born is said that he was one of the first and that he was of English origin, I shorthand reporters in -the United but that he and his father were both States and this he taught for years, patriotic . Americans. He took the with advanced system of , bookkeep ! part of the colonists, who. were sorely ing,. in his school. He was a ripe trted and finally rebelled against English scholar and he knew and iri n it.. .f ik. lnvnd DlclrAna' talon 'lit tnr that King taxing tho American colonists matter he was familiawith the hls- vithout representation, with the re- torlcal bearings of practically every suits of the Boston-tea party. " King subject he taught, and his reading George was German, and in his acts lessons were almost invariably a dealing with the American colonists pleasurable as well as an instruct- he did not have the moral support of e occasion. He loved literature the English people. The plain People and his reading of Poe's Raven was and many of the titled families sym- a lasting impression. nathized with the colonl3ts. The re- Going back to the Fourth it is to suit was the Declaration of Independ- he said that this was a memorable ence. and the separation from the day. Besides all the amusements a mother country, the Revolution, in I dinner was served T5y the ladies and which Americans " were" opposed by I members of the Methodist Church the English redcoats and the Hes- and enjoyed by many of the visitors, elans. r , I The candidates for Representative, The final triumph of the colonists Hons. S. R. Bratton, D. P. Caldwell made this glorious occasion a nation- and G. C. Cloys, were invited to the al holiday. " ' ' ' V stand and presented by Mr. McDade, Mr. Wright spoke of the strong who is also a candidate for the same ties between England- and America office, the latter generously relin- in kith 'and kin, in' history and 'tra- quishing his time to the visiting can dition. in civilization and culture, didates who, spoke on the issues of He spoke of a visit to England, and the campaign modesty forbidding, he refrained Mr. Howell, of Obion, was another from saying to the audience that one l one of the speakers of the day who of his clients had retained his serv- entertained for the celebration and ices in a case" taking him to London. I received the kindest attention ma th ereat Masna charter. Eeclainung of Waste Lands preserved thru hundreds of years. Rapid strides are being made in Mr. Wright spoke of the growth the reclamation . of waste lands of of American ideaW and of our nation- many West Tennessee counties, ac- al strength and greatness. He at- cording to R. Maddox, State For- tributed all our glories to the fact ester, who recently made a trip thru that this Is a christian nation. All Hardeman, Carroll, Madison and true greatness springs from the foun- Henry counties, tain of light and truth which is God. More than 3000 black locust seed- These facts led on to the fact that lings have been set out in one of the nations in' days of. yore had mlsln- reclaimed areas in Carroll County, terpreted God's wisdom. They saw where the initial process of building in the Supreme Being a selfish divin- brush dams, followed by the plowing ity. - The Israelites said that he was of gulley banks was begun last year the God of the Jews, the philosophers he stated. that he was God of the Greeks, the That the reclamation of land teuton that he was God of the might be stimulated, Mr. ; Maddox strong. And for these conceptions has planted seedlings for growing the pations perished. The last of a black locust nursery at the West the nations to follow the fallacy was Tennessee experiment . station . MM. COX OF OHIO DEMOCRATIC NOMINEE Nominated at San Francisco on the Forty-Fourth Ballot. San Francisco," July 6. James M. Cox, Governor of Ohio, was nomi nated for President by the Democrat ic national convention at an early hour Tuesday morning on the forty fourth ballot. : When the balloting on the forty fourth vote had gotten to a point where Cox had 702 votes and was rapidly approaching the necessary two-thirds of 729, Sam B. Amidon, of Kansas, manager of the McAdoo forces and vice chairman of the Dem ocratic National, Committee, took the . platform, end moved that the nomination of Gov. Cox be made unanimous. Immediately there was a roar from the tired and vorn del egates, " which lasted for full four minutes before Chairman Robinson could put the question on Amid on's motion . to suspend the rules and nominate Cox by acclamation At 1:43 o'clock the motion was formally voted over with a rolling chorus of ayes and a crashing of the brass bands. ' , ' 1 v OFFICIAL BALLOTS. Ballot. McAdoo. Cox. Palmer, 43 V 412 . 42 ........ 427 41 458 40 ...... .. 467 39 1 440 38 405 37 . 405 36 . . . . 399 35 . 409 34 .... 420 33 421 32 ... 421 31 N, 414 30 ........ 403 29 594 28 ... 368 27 371 26 371 25. ..i,..364 24 .. 364 23 364 22 ........ 372 21 395 20 ........ 340 19 18 17 16 15 14 13 12 11 10 9 8 7 327 330 332 337 344 355 363 375 380 385 386 380 - 384 6 . ... 368 V 567 540 497 490 : 468 383 386 377 876 379, 380 391 391 400 404 423 423 424 424 -429 429. 430 426 466 468 458 442 454 468 443. 428 404 332 ; 321 , 321 315 293 195 181 178 177 159 134 7 8 ' 15 19 ' 74 211. 202 241 222 184 180 176 174 165 166 165 166 167 169. 177 ' 181 166 144 178 179 174 176 164 167 182 193 201 255, 257 257 ,262 267 265 244 254 251 264 256 357 335 32,3 289 266 James M. Cox, governor of Ohio, was born . in ' Jacksonburg, O., on March 31, 1870. He was brought up on a farm, received public school and high school education and worked in a printer's of floe, taught school, and became a newspaper re porter for . the Cincinnati Enquirer. In 1917 he married Miss Margaret Blair, of Chicago, 111. In 1898 he purchased the Dayton Dally, News, and later became the owner of the Springfield Press-Re public in 1903, and formed the News League of Ohio in the same year. Was elected to Congress in 1909, serving two terms, representing the Third Ohio District. Gov. Cox has served two terms as governor of his State. He 'is an Episcopalian. 0 , ." : .' ' COX AND ROOSEVELT DEMOCRATIC NOMINEES Daniels' Assistant Will Bon With f Gov. Cox. San Francisco, July 6. For Vice President, Franklin Delano Roose velt, of New York. Roosevelt was named -by acclama tion in the convention after all the other names placed in nomination for the place had withdrawn and asked their respective delegations to give Roosevelt the place without contest. 666 has proven, it will cure Ma laria, Chills and Fever, Bilious Fever, Colds and LaGrippe. It kills the germs that' cause the fever. Fine Tonic. , "- " F. L. Pittman. W. T. Harris. 3v Gibraltar, Lump and Nut. KINDLING Let us put in your coal for the winter. Prices are still advancing and the coal is very scarce arid hard to get on account of shortage in cars Close prices, for immediate delivery. ii yilVTr IrYTT Just received a car of zood kindling, in uniform IV 11 31 JLL11 VJ. bundlesand the right size for either grate or stove. WHIPPOORWILL PEAS. We also havea few bushels of good clean, sound peas to offer. Ask for prices. ' F, Pittman & Company Cumberland Telephone 346. Independent Telephones 1 58 1 J Nothing counts for so much as "SERVICE" in the-handling - - rv -; l-i f Sick Room Supplies. , ij. Although Cobb's Corner .Drug Store has been serving the pubV. lie only a few months its "Service is the talk of the town. Phone or call on, us anytime and see the Difference Cobbs Corner Drug Stof'e. the mri vnnsAL car The Ford Model T One Ton Truck is in reality a necessity to the wide awake retail grocer, not only for the economic solution of the delivery problem, but for the bringing of goods from the docks or stations to his place of business, and for traversing the country and bringing in produce. For years the Ford One Ton! Truck with its splendid manganese bronze worm-drive, powerful Ford Model T Motor, strong Vanadium steel frame, has been serving in every line of business activity, and we have yet to hear the first complaint as to rear axle trouble 00 motor trouble. It has- the lowest purchase price on the market, and the cost for operating and maintaining is exceedingly small. In fact, the Ford One Ton Truck has become a business necessity. Leave your order with us without delay.' We will give you prompt attention and assure you reasonably prompt delivery,' and give you aa after, service that will insure your continuous operation of the Truck. . H. BUST Authorized Ford Dealer, Phone 400 ' UNION CITY, TENN.