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yarsnaii Eaiiu, Unicn City. Tenn Entered at the post office, Union City. Tenne' see. a second-class mail matter. ' FRIDAY, JULY 21, 1922. For Eepresentative. CAl J5WELL. We are authorized to an. oounce D. P. Caldwell as a candidate for Representative from Obion County to the General Assembly of Tennessee, subject to action of the Democratic party. For Representative. & In announcing as a candidate for Representative from Obion County to the Tennessee General Assembly, I deem it important to make a state ment of my platform. I am a candi date subject to the action of the Dem ocratic party, and in favor of the following: I shall favor the consolidation of the administrative departments cf the State and the reducing of salaries 4o the basis of those of 1917. This will be a saving to the taxpayers of $650,000. The first thing to consider is the reduction of expenses and then the j-jeduction of taxes. I believe in the personalty sharing with the realty in the burden of taxes and will do all I can to see that such a law is passed and that all the personalty in the State is found. The report of the U. S. Itevenue Department showed a tax valuation in Tennessee of $190,000,000, where as the personalty assessment by the State was $160,000,000. This shows a discrepancy which should have the attention of the Legislature. The next Legislature will have to give you a new school book law. I shall favor a universal text book law, that will not leave the choice of books as at present to the county superintendent and teachers. I am opposed to the law giving to the State normals $270,000 and the negro normal $55,100, also the $585, 000 given to the elementary schools to be distributed by the State Board. I am against the special tax given to the University of Tennessee at Knoxville of five cents on the hun dred dollars,' making a total revenue from that tax alone for the univer sity of $862,500. I am opposed to the law creating a fund of $240,000 by taxation an nually for the State fair. I am opposed to the present county road law at the expense it puts on the county and the taxpayers. The law should be amended in the inter est of economy. I shall favor tlic repeal of the con tract rate of interest at 8 per cent. I will support the Governor on any or all of the above" and any other measures for the purpose of econo my. I am opposed to the present back tax law and shall stand for its re peal. I shall favor salaries for the hack tax collectors, the proceeds of the back tax collections to go to the State. I am opposed to the present State tax department at a cost of $480,000 annually and shall favor its abolish ment by law. WHAT I HAVE DONE. I made Reelfoot Lake a paying proposition to he State and a benefit to the people. I was author of the law creating high schools over the State and re taining your elementary school hoards without raising your taxes I was instrumental in enacting a road law giving each district its com missioners and control of its road funds. I was author of the the municipal bill and it is in service to-day in the cities of the State. I ask a consideration of my can didacy based on these statements and the record of my service to the party and to the State, and I shall appre elate your vote and support in the August primary election. Respectfully, D. P. CALDWELL Cecil B. DeMille's "Old Wives for New" and Baby Peggy with Brownie, the wonder dog, in '"Circus Clowns," at Jimmie's Playhouse, Sat urday, July 22. w cigarettes They are GOOD! REGULAR PERIODS OF FAMINE Every Seven Years Starvation Threat ens Indians aim .;.. Canadian North. Every seven years starvation stalks Is the Northland. The snowshoe rab bits die. And Just as surely as they die, so do the Eskimo and the Indian of northern Canada. It was In one of these fatal years that Alanson Skinner, curator of the Milwaukee museum, -entered the Hud son Bay country on an exploration trip for the American Museum of Natural History, the Milwaukee Journal re ports. Arriving at Moose Factory, he was surprised at the stories he heard. Every hunter and every trapper from the wilds brought them back. The natives were dying by hundreds, literally starving to death. It was case ef the survival of the fittest Should a man turn his back upon even his best friend for a moment, he was apt to be killed. Cannibalism was rife. Skinner saw many gruesome sights as he pushed on from Moose Factory to Rupert's, the last outpost. At one time ha sat down to eat beside s French trapper who arrived at Ru pert's. He noticed that tne man watched him with a strange light In his eyes. He left the table, but on looking back, found the man's eyes were still fastened Upon him. "What ails that fellow?" he in quired of an Indian. "He eat human flesh once of cousin Frenchman and Indian guide," the n&- tlve explained. "Now he crazy. Must have more all time." Skinner was mighty glad that he had not encountered the crazed Frenchman alone on the trail, he said JAP GIRLS EAGER TO LEARN Never a dance do the Japanese girls shimmy at. Never a class do they "cut" to get a hot fudge. "Dates " are as scarce with them as galoshes on a summer day. All of which was deduced from a talk with Miss Elizabeth Illsley, Evanston, III., recently head of the music department at Kobe college, Japan. "Japanese girls are much better stu dents than American girls," Miss Ills ley said. "No discipline Is needed; they are so eager to learn. They don't have much fun, though, except among themselves." Unless a girl is converted to Chris tianity, she said, a college education does not interfere with her marriage, because It is already arranged by her parents. "Japanese girls are quiet. Most of them have an earnest ambition to come to the United States and study. They don't want to stay, only to learn what they can and return to help their own women." Although Miss Illsley would not say that Japanese women are gossips, she admitted that they serve tea from morning until night to any callers that drop in. And what Is tea without gos sip? Milwaukee Journal. Uncle Sam's Auction Room. The United States has become the World's auction room. Hardly a day passes that does not see art treasures of the old world sold on the block to be carried to homes throughout the United States. A great auction was re cently held in New York which includ ed the household furniture and art ob jects from some of the oldest homes in Great Britain. A brawny young man of Canada dressed in rough tweeds was present at this sale and when an English refectory table was offered for sale he put in the first bid. Other bidders appeared, but they did not have a chance. The Canadian got it for five hundred dollars. He approached the table and said: "I am the youngest son of the family selling this table. I sat at it many times as a youth and it Is going back to Canada with me." Wall Street Journal. Pleasure for Many. The "botanical ascents" of Mount Katahdin by an American Investigator suggested the possibilities of Intellect ual entertainment and agreeable ac quaintance with nature that are of fered by easily ascended mountains. Not only the person having some knowledge of botany enjoys this rap Id change of surroundings, but a sim ilar pleasure is in store for the geol ogist, who sometimes finds that a mountain Is like a prepared section of a part of the earth's crust; for the entomologist, who discovers differ ent insects at the top from those that inhabit the lower slopes; for the orni thologist, who finds that birds have preferences as to elevation, and in fact for all students of nature. New York Herald. Jazzed Ice Cream. A newly patented Invention is "aerated ice cream." It is, however, more accurately described as just the opposite, the air contained in the mix ture being withdrawn from It by a vacuum pump, after which carbonic acid gas is forced In under pressure. It Is then frozen, and has the same sort of "bite" as that which makes fresh soda water so agreeable to the palate. Milwaukee Sentinel. Two-Sided. Mr. Goode My wife prefers tea for breakfast, while I prefer coffee. His Friend Then I suppose it la necessary to have hoth? "tM. no! We compromise ; we have tea." vArsver?. Begins Friday Morning:, July 21, and Last s$Teh Day. Big consignment of BEAVERS BUILD GREAT DAM Engineering Feat 8topped the Flow of the Yakima River and Led to Investigation. A large number of beavers have executed an extraordinary engineer ing feat In the Cascade mountains, 40 miles from here, by building a dam 12 feet high and over a quarter of mile in length, according "to dep uty' game wardens who have been seeking the cause of a reduced flow of water in Yakima river, says an Ellen burg (Wash.) dispatch to the New York World. Seven beaver houses at the center of the dam are of elephantine pro portions, one is 15 feet high and 30 feet across at the bottom. They are unusually spacious for beaver homes, but according to Indians were made so tall because of floods which were sure to come in the spring flow. Evi dently the beavers were looking for , the long, cold winter being experi enced In the Northwest as large quantities of green wood for food were found in or near the houses. In building the great dam the In genuity of the most Intelligent of the animals was taxed, for. logs over a foot thick were carefully balanced be tween two large rocks for the middle or point of greatest pressure of the structure. Not much water was held in by this log and rock wall, but in freshet sea son two months hence an enormous amount would be impounded. So great a menace did this huge dam present that the tate commissioner of game gave the district game war den permission to destroy the col ony. Over 200 beavers of all sizes were trapped and the pelts sold at auction. Under the protective laws beaver In all parts of the Northwest multiply apfdly, their dams often disturbing the proper flow of water feeding ir rigation canals.' NO MORE NOCTURNAL SHAVING Small Piece of Soap in Each Hot-Wa ter Jug Seemed to Have Dis- " couraging Effect i Ralph A. Day, the new federal pro hibition director for New York, said at a luncheon : Prohibition would be more real and genuine if our New York hotel men were like the Vermonter. They are not exactly like him, I'm afraid. "A Vermonter ran a hotel, and he ran It on temperance lines, too. Well, this temperate Vermonter saw a waiter of his one Saturday night after the mo vies had closed, hurrying upstairs with tray full of jugs of hot water. "'What's all that hot water forr he asked the waiter suspiciously. ,t "'For shavin' sir, said the waiter. Practically every gent in the house has ordered a jug of shavin' water, sir.' "'Wait a bit, then, said the hotel man, till 1 put a piece or snaving soap in each of the jugs.' "After that nobody seemed to want any more nocturnal shaves in the good Vermonter's hotel." Made Seafarers Laugh. Scientists of Massachusetts believe that if the expedition into western Patagonia results In the discovery of plesiosaurus It will clear1 up the identity of a submarine creature, with periscope neck reaching far above the water, which was found dead In Mill creek, near Hyannis, in the sum mer of 1897. i Cape Cod folks who saw the strange sea giraffe" in the creek believe it was a young plesiosaurus which be came frozen in polar ice at some re mote period, drifted down the coast in .an iceberg and finally bronebt nn i FINAL CLEARANCE SALE OF ALL SPRING AND SUMMER All styles and sizes Alii! creeK.. The bones of the supposed 'sea ser pent were taken to the United States fisheries station at Woods Hole. Later Cape Cod Inquirers were told that the creature .was some kind of a shark. "Whoever heard of a fish having a neck?" was the caustic comment of old seafarers. Where Brides Must Be Cooks. Burgomaster Rlmmel of Neu-Ulm, a town In Bavaria, has earned a wide-g couple appearing before him, accord ing to the Referee, England, for the reason definitely , indicated in a short speech: - "I will hot marry this pair because the bride cannot cook and possesses no knowledge of housekeeping." In addition he publicly admonished all eligible maidens to qualify at a school of domestic science, and like wise "caused to be published in the local press a notice to the following effect : "Being a registered official, as from today I refuse to marry any woman who cannot prove to my satisfaction that she can cook and keep house." Use of Cosmetics in China. An increasing demand for well-advertised, cheap grades of cosmetics ex ists in China. Care of the hair, com plexion, teeth, and finger nails is giv en careful attention almost universal ly among Chinese women, and native preparations are gradually giving way to imported articles. Highly perfumed toilet waters for the hair are imported and are being demanded by many In stead of the native compounds. In ferior face cream and powder are giving way to imported articles. Tooth paste is gaining popularity, though the use of tooth brushes has long been es tablished. Ordinary preparations for the finger nails are nlso in demand. Imported soaps in tU's are rupldly bin lids. increasing quanti - replacing native' Death of J. A. Escue- Mr. J. A. (Buck) Escue, one of the best knAvn citizens of the county, died at nis home in ' the city laEt Tuesday night, July 18, at 10:30 o'clock, aged 65 years. Mr. Escue wa3 born and reared in the county, when a boy in the home of Mr. and Mrs. Ferd Graves, of Troy. For many years deceased was a farmer and lived in the vicinity of Spout Spring oni Reelfoot Lake. A few years ago the. family moved to the city. Mr. Escue is survived by three children, a brother,- and sister and wife. Ha was a member of the Baptist Church and known as a good citizen and neighbor and a man of fine character. Funeral services were held yester day at Antioch, conducted by Rev. N. M. Stigler, and the remains were in terred atAntioch. Real Estate Transfers. Ella C. Morris to Hugh Calvin Smith, 1000 acres in No. 15, $9000. Ella C. Morris to S. I. Smith, oil lease, $500. Mary Toombs to E. B. Toombs, 51 acres in No. 15, $300. W. M. Miles to Alfonso Wilson, lots in No. 15, $300. Wade Buchanan t al.'to A. Wil son, lot in No. 15, $200. S. E. Allmond et ux. to C. W. Pow ers et al. lot in No. 15, $1800. Mrs. Fannie Prather et al. to I. W. Stone, 200 acres in No. 4, $10,000. the Jackson Co's Dresses at unheard of "OUR BOB" and CAPTAIN FITZHUGH What Robt. L Taylor, Jr., Says about it. AN OPEN To the Editor of the Johnson City ' The other day I read Capt. G. T. Fitzhugh'8 explanation of why he made speeches over the State in 191.1 against my father after having ac cepted . the commission of captain from him during the Spanish American War while my father was Governor. In speaking of the matter, Captain Fitzhugh said: "I was thanked for raising the company by Governor Taylor, who never considered I was under any ob ligations to him for doing what he so much wished to be done in this crisis." I feel that I would not be respect ful to my fater's memory if I did not refute this incorrect statement made kby Captaln Fitzhugh Before 1910 my father esteemed Captain Fitzhugh very highly. But when Captain Fitzhugh, that year, went over the State of Tennessee and made speeches in behalf of the Re publican candidate for Governor against my father, after having been commissioned captain by him, his at titude toward Mr. Fitzhugh complete ly changed. I don't believe my father ever saw or talked with Mr. Fitz hugh after Mr. Fitzhugh made this campaign against him in, 1910, and FARM .000 and up on, 5 to 10 years, 6 per cent interest. For particulars see. S. F. HOWARD UNION CITY, TENN. - V 9 GOODS prices LETTER. Staff: I know he never told him at any time that he had never considered that Mr. Fitzhugh was under obligations to him. My father made that fight purely because he considered it his duty as a. Democrat, as he was then Senator and had ben Governor three times, and it broke his heart when he was defeated and he did not live long thereafter. He was grieved that mny of his former friencs did ,jiot vote for him and especially was he hurt at those who had received favors at hands, and" who , then turned against him when he and the Demo cratic party needed them. Senator McKellar managed my : father's campaign in West Tennessee, presided over the Stato convention that nominated him and did every thing possible to secure his election. I sincerely hope that Senator Mc Kellar will be nominated. I hope that nov connection of the Taylor fam ily will vote for Mr. Fitzhugh in this primary. I hope no friend of my father will, by his vote, reward Mr. Fitzhugh for his speaking against my father, in 1910. Very truly yours, (Signed) R. L. TAYLOR, JR. Washington, 'D. C, June 22, 1922. LOANS 40 acres or more.