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He Commercial, Union City, Tenn.
FRIDAY, MAY .26, 1922. CHAUTAUQUA ORATOR i SELECTS VITAL TOPIC Dr. Huber W. Hurt to Speak on "The New Industrial Day." PART OF CAPT. FITZHUGH'S SPEECH AT JACKSON Wei I-Known Lecturer Will Set Forth ; , Practical Principles of Individual and Collective Living. t "The New Industrial Day" will be ,the subject of a challenging lecture to be given at the coming Redpath Chautauqua by Dr. Huber W. Hurt, scholar, writer and orator. This Is a lecture which sets forth powerfully and convincingly practical principles of individual and collective living. . For twenty years Doctor Hurt has been speaking to audiences In this DR. HUBER W. HURT 'country and abroad. He will be one o f the headllner lecturers of ,the Chau tauqua. j Doctor Hurt is a true orator. A thor jough master of his subject, he makes hls Ideas stand forth vivid and real ito his hearers. During the war .he was chief of the Educational Division of the Foreign !Press Bureau of the Committee on Public Information. VOCATIONAL EXPERT TO LECTURE HERE Chautauqua Audiences will Hear Important Address. Prof. Chester M. Sanford to Discuss Problem of Avoiding the Misfit In Industry. , "What shall I do In the world?" is threat problem which Interests all of us. Aid In the solution of "this prob lem Is afforded by the lecture, "Fail ures of the Misfits," to be given here at the Redpath Chautauqua by Prof. Chester Milton Sanford. Professor Sanford Is an expert .on vocational guidance. His lecture alms to guide the young people of the com- I v . 4 . .. . . . V 2 1 CHESTER M. SANFORD munity into choosing their proper vo cations to help eliminate misfits In Industry and the professions. Every person, young or old, who has the future of America at heart will .be vitally Interested in this lecture. The tragedy In many lives is the at tempt to succeed In one line of work when ability and Inclinations point In an entirely different direction. Many a man who would succeed In business would be a failure as a physician and .vice versa. Professor Sanford's lecture gives val uable suggestions concerning the choos ing, of a vocation. Chautauqua Week June 21 to June 28 In Chicago. Chicago Prisoner: "Yes, your hon or, I shot the iran. I murdered him. I plead (stifling a yavn) suilty." Chicago Judge: "Young man, you should be more careful! If you'd missed him you'd a broke every win dow in Mike Murphy's salooH." PARAMOUNT DUTY OF PEOPLE. "The paramount duty of the Amer ican people to-day is to check the dangerous drift toward centralization of Federal -power. The persistent ab sorption by the national government of these functions and powers-which properly belong to and can be more efficient and economically exercised by the. State is slowly but surely un dermining the republic. Any depar ture from the plan of the dual sys tem established by the constitution endangers the whole structure. .We can not impair or destroy the State without Impairing or destroying the foundation on which the Union rests. No government will voluntarily cur tail its revenues or diminish its pow ers. Congress Is to blame; the rem edy therefore is to awaken the peo ple to the consciousness of the peril which confronts them and to tfevelop a public sentiment the most potent force in a democracy, to compel Co'n gress to pursue a policy of decentrali zation. Otherwise the States will be come mere revenue producing prov inces. "For ten years prior to 1910 the annual taxes collected by the Fed eral government averaged about $600,000,000, and the government expenditures abtmt $7 per capita. Realizing its unlimited revenue rais ing power, we flndthat in 1920, a year after the war, the Federal gov ernment collected sevn billion dol lars in taxes, or $33 per capita. The billion-dollar Congress which so shocked the country a few years ago has given place to a nine billion-dollar Congress, and yet we now face a deficit of about a half billion dollars. "The Federal government is not only absorbing the functions and powers, but occupying all the fields iOf revenue of the States. The anti lynching bill passed by the lower house is a flagrant illustration of a drift toward unlimited usurpation of the police powers of the State. If enacted Into law subdivisions of sov ereign States and State officers can be punished in tko Federal courts. "Against the ever-increasing ten dency toward the disintegration of the States I shall firmly stand, not only because I believe, with Jeffer son, that we chould 'support the State governments in all thMr rights as the most competent administrators of our domestic concerns, and the surest bulwark against anti-republican ten dencies, l)ut because in this watf alone lies the safety of tho people. AGAINST BUREAUCRACY. "Congress seems to be constantly seeking new means of increasing ap propriations and expenditures in stead of diminishing them, hence the vast number of bureaus which have been multiplying to an alarming ex tent, with a multitude of inspectors, to supervise and pry Into every phase-t of our lives and every character of our business. ; "One of the counts in the indict ment against George III in the Dec laration of Independence was: "He has erected a multitude of new of fices and sent hither a swarm of offi cers to harass our people and eat out their substance.' What would George III think of the situation here to day? "We are informed that Congress has appointed over one hundred com mittees, commissions, boards' and bu reaus, which during tho last ten years are estimoted to have cost about seven billion dollars, mo&t of which has been wasted in doing things which the people could best do for themselves, or through their duplication and Waste in tho function of these bureaus, many of which could be consolidated and others dis-1 pensed with entirely.- We are suffer ing from a sort of despotism, of bu reaucracy, which we havep ermy.ted Congress to create, and to delegate to them powers, legislative and ad ministrative, which are useC. in a manner thaf- amounts to an intoler able interference with, our legisla tive activities, and are exercised by agents with whose appointment and selection we have nothing to co and who are strangers to our customs and needs. Tho appetite of bureaucracy grows by what it feeds upou. In 1827 there ware only 167 special agents, deputies and Inspectors on t"no government payroll. In 1907 they had grown to 3,000, and the number is now placed at 30,000. VAST ARMY OF EMPLOYES. "It is difficult to get accurate in formation as to ths number of civil employes in t?io Federal service. The government gavo out the toto! in 1919 as 777,600, but tho New York Chamber of Commerce made an in vestigation which it claims showed there were 917,000. The reduction, long after the war, is entirely too small. Rigid economy must be ex ercised. We must return to Jeffer- sonian simplicity. . "We can dispense wih at least 50 per cent of , these Federal employes without detriment to the public oerv ipe, and they could be placed in pro ducts pursuits. Think of it, my countrymen! We have one Federal employe to about every 120 people. Their activities In most instances are not only annoying, but positively - injurious They re quire the farmer and merchant and breadwinner to turn over their books to them, to obey all sorts of regula tions and to .submit to all kinds of interferences with their business, be sides having the increased burikin of taxation incident to their useless ex istence. ' , 'j r "An expanding government means more and more taxes, more extrava gance, less efficiency, less prosperity, less liberty. "Jefferson, in his second inaugural address, boasted that the government under his administration had been true to the constitution and thor oughly unmindful of its delegated powers. He said: " 'At home, fellow citizens, you best know whether we have done well cr ill. Tho suppression of un necessary 'of fices, ornselcss estab lishments and expens cables us to discontinue our internal taxes. These covering our land vith officers and opening our doors to their instruc tions had already begun that process of domiciliary vexation, which, once entered, is scarcely to bo restrained, reaching successively every article of produce and property. It may bo the pleasure and pride of an American to ask what farmer, what mechanic, what laborer fiver see3 a taxgathercr of the Unite f States.' "How diff lint is he picture pre sented to-d ": i "The C Jbnal government is groaning uder a weight which it was never intended it should carry, while the States are stripped of their sovereignty and becoming more and more insignificant. "Mr. Lincoln, just before he start ed for the Ford theatre on the night he was tCssassinatcd, was asked to ap point a commission to investigate certain claims. Ho said: 'Ashmun, I have done vith commissions, I think they are contrivances to Cheat the government.' "To-day commissions and bureaus are being created for everything and are becoming plague on the body politic. WOULD ELEVATE GARRETT TO SPEAKER OF HOUSE " OF As the jtariff bill now seems to be before the Senate for an indefinite period, the House is arranging its af fairs for recessing three days at a time to give those members who will have opposition in the approaching primaries opportunity to campaign in their respective districts. Several Representatives are already filling speaking engagements'- and others will leave this week. Representative Fisher is planning to leave shortly for Memphis. Rep resentative Finis J. Garrett, acting Democratic leader in the House, is now in his district by a special leave of absence. The fact that this leave was extended, Mr. Garrett has di rected attention, especially on the Republican side of the House, to the fact that he is being opposed for the nomination. It is recalled in this connection that is the first time the titular leader of the party in the House, either majority or minority, has had opposition in his own party. In the case of Congressman Gar rett it is exciting unusual interest in both political parties, the Democrats because they are naturally concerned in the fate of the acting leader.whose prospects for the speakership in the event the Democrats should control the next House, seem bright, and the Republicans because of a belief that the defeat of the Democratic leader in his own party would be filled with a political significance, national in scope and not of mere passing local movement. Indications are shading toward the probability of the organization of the next House by the Democrats and in that event Mr. Garrett, it now ap pears, will be the probable choice of his .party for the speakership honor. Republican leaders are searching for something to discredit the Demo cratic minority in both Houses of Congress and the defeat of the acting leader in the House would be con strued by them as a repudiation in a sense of the minority party's activi ties and seized upon as an offset to the blows of the Harding administra tion by the defeat .of Senator New In Indiana and' the nominatiou of Pinchot in Pennsylvania over the op position of the Republican machine. Mr. Garrett is the only Democratic member from Tennessee who has op position and the fact of his titular leadership has focused attention up on the Ninth District. R. M Gates im Commercial Appeal. (Adv.) Valuable City Real Estate and Farm Property. In the District, Court of the United States for the Eastern Division of the Western District of Tennessee. In the matter of Estate of George Dahnke, Bankrupt No. 1085 in Bankruptcy. Under and by virtue of the power and authority conferred upon me. the under signed, R. H. Rust, Trustee in Bankruptcy of the Estate of George Dahnke, Bankrupt, in the above styled matter in Bankruptcy, by an order of the Hon. P. W. Maddox, Referee in Bankruptcy, made on the 1 0th day of May, 1 922, and pursuant to the directions contained in said order so made, notice is hereby given to all whom it may concern, that the undersigned Trustee aforesaid will offer for sale to the highest and best bidder on the terms hereinafter mentioned, certain real estate hereinafter des 'gted, belonging to the estate of the said George Dahnke, Bankrupt, on Saturday, June 17, 1922, at the East door of the Courthouse in Union City, Tennessee, and beginning at 1 o'clock p. m. and continuing until the sale is completed. 1st TRACT. Situated in the 13th Civil District of Obion County Tenn., and located in the town of Union City, described as follows: Beginning at a stake in the north line of Washington Avenue, at its in tersection with the west line of the walk on the west side of Fifth Street, runs thence North with the west side of the walk 181 feet to a stake; thence West 145 feet to a Btake in the east line of a 20 foot alley; thence South with said alley 181 feet to a stake in the North line of Washington Ave.; thence East with North line of Washington Ave. 145 feet to the beginning, being the same property conveyed to George Dahnke by Laura Wells by deed dated May 21, 1904, and reorded in Book 6-E, Page 432, of the records of the Register's office of the said County and State. This is the lot on which is located the residence in which Geo. Dahnke resided at the time of his death. 2nd TRACT. Situated in the town, County and State aforesaid, lying on the west side of a 20 foot alley directly west of the lot last above described, and on the north side of Washington Ave. and beginning at a stake at the intersection of the west line of said alley with the north line of Washington Ave., runs thence North with the west line of said alley 112 feet to a stake; thence West 150 feet to a stake in the east line of 6th Street; thence South with 6th Street 112 feet to a stake in the North line of Washington Ave.; thence East 150 feet to the beginning, being part of the eanie property conveyed to Geo. Dahnke by Laura C. Wells by the deed last above mentioned. 3rd TRACT. A certain tract or parcel of land, consisting of two tracts, lying and being in the 7th Civil District of Obion County, Tenn., the first of which is described: Beginning at Haley's (formerly, now Dahuke's) Southwest corner, runs thenco South 195 poles to a hickory with a pointer; thence East 44 poles to a stake with two hickory and hornbeam pointers; thence North 195 poles to a stake, two white oak and ash pointers, in Mrs. Wright's south boundary line; thence West with Mrs: Wright's and Hailey's line 44 poles to the beginning, and containing 53 acres. And the said second tract is described as follows: Beginning at Mrs. Wright's Southeast corner, runs thence South 195 poles to a hickory with pointers; thence West 57 poles to Mrs. Milam's Southeast corner; thence North with Mrs. Milam's line 195 poles to a stake with two white oak pointers; thence East 81 poles to the beginning, containing 97 acres more or less. 4th TRACT. A certain tract or parcel of laud near Crockett Station, on which is situated three small dwelling houses, and lying and being in the 7th Civil District of Obion County, Tenu., and being the same property purchased by the said George Dahnke in the case of C. C. Young et al. vs. Minnie May Young et al. in the Chancery Court of Obion County, Tenn. The decree confirming said sale to the said Dahnke - be ' ing of record on Miu. Book M, Page 484 of the Minutes of the said Chancery Court, and more particularly described as follows: Beginning at a stake, J. B. Horsley's original northeast corner now Mrs. Goodwiu's; thence West with Mrs. Goodwin's line 73 yards to a stake; thence North 135 yards to a stake; thence East 73 yards to a stake in S. F. Howard's west boundary line; thence South 130 yards to the beginning, contain ing 2 acres more or less. 5th TRACT. Also one other tract or parcel of land conveyed by Ross Nichols to George Dahnke by deed dated November 27, 1916, and recorded in Book 8-F, Page 152, and described as follows: Lying and being in the 8th Civil District of Obion County, Tenu., and beginning in the center of the M. & O. Railroad in Bruce's south boundary line, and R. L. Quarles northeast corner, runs thence North 85 degrees east 80 poles to a point in the middle of Rutherford Fork of Obion River, with cypress and beech pointers; thence South with the meanders of the river 22 degrees west 7 poles; South 12 poles; South 8 degrees east 8 poles; South 33J degrees east 4 poles; South 54 degrees east 4 poles; North 75 degrees east 7 poles; North 38 de grees east 10 poles; North 67 degrees east 12 poles; South 47 degrees east 4 poles; South 35 degrees west 6 poles; South 43 degrees west 8 poles; South 5 degrees east 4 poles; South 45 degrees east 4 poles! East 16 poles;! South 26 degrees east 4 poles; South 3 degrees east 8 poles; South 5 degrees west 28 poles; South 27 degrees east 8 poles; South 35 degrees east 24 poles; South 22 degrees east 4 poles; South 2 degrees east 8 poles; South 23 degrees east 4 poles; South 60 degrees east 6 poles; North 55 degrees east 11 poles; South 55 degrees east 6 poles; South 35 degrees east 10 poles; East 14 poles; South 60 degrees east 4 poles; East 9 poles; North 50 degrees east 15 poks; south 35 degrees east 4 poles; South 67 degrees east 20 poles; South 35 degrees east 39 poies; South 43 degrees west 4 poles; West 15 poles; South 50 degrees west 4 poles; South 13 degrees west 4 poles; South 40 degrees east 16 poles; South 10 degrees west 7 polos; South 70 degrees west 4 poles; North S8 degrees west 4 poles; North 80 degrees west 4 poles; South 72 degrees west 4 poles; South 20 degrees west 4 poles; South 32 degrees east 4 poles; south 40 degrees eat 4 poles; thence South 58 degrees east 4 poles to the middle of said river with black gum pointers, J. W. Nichols northeast corner; thence running with J. W. Nichols north boundary line, North 80 degrees west 158 4-5 poles to the center of said railroad, W. H. Wilson's northeast corner and J. W. and Ross Nichols southeast corner, thence with said M. & O. Railroad, north 10 degrees west 108 poles; thence North 13 degrees west 40 poles; thence North 15 degrees west 32 poles; thence North 27 degrees north 34 poles to the beginning, containing 167 acres more or less, but excluding 4 acres from M. & O. Right-of-way, leaving 163 acres. There is assessed against the first tract t land described (assessed in two tracts of 53 acres and 97 acres respectively) drainage taxes for the year 1920, amounting to $302.33, and for the year 1921, amounting to $229.59, which is past due and unpaid, and the land will be sold subject thereto. TERMS OF SALE: All of said real estate will be sold upon terms of one-third cash, one-third in nine months and the balance in eighteen months and for the deferred payments the notes of the purchasers with approved personal security bearing interest at the rate of 6 per centum per annum will be taken, and a vendor's lien will be retained to further secure the same, and the said several tracts will then be sold for cash and the sale realizing the better price will be adopted and reported. This property will be sold free from all claims for homestead and dower, and the State and County taxes for the current year will be paid by the undersigned as trustee. . .x , IR. M. RTUlSX, Trustee. Of Estate of George Dahnke, Bankrupt No. 1085 4