Newspaper Page Text
Marshall & Balrd, Union City, Tenn. Knti'red nt the post office, Union City, Tennes see, as second-ciass maii mutter. FRIDAY, DECEMBER 1, 1922. Spirit of Industry. v Like water seeking its level we see a good omen jn the division of man ufacture into branch plants distrib uted all over the country in the smaller towns or centers of popula tion. Even tho these branches cost the various localities something in the way of a bonus the benefits ac cruing from the industry are not by any means los,t to these localities. A considerable amount of cash goes from one pocket to another, but in the main it remains to be invested in the plant and in the community by the natural processes to be paid out in wages, and, like bread cast upon the waters, it returns to those who gave it maybe with liberal interest many times over. But the most encouraging feature of the movement is a revival of activ ity, a return of prosperity, a renewal of interest in local affairs and a gen eral awakening of dormant spirits. For years industry has been mov ing to the bis cities and centers of population, absorbed by capital and monopoly. Institutions thus formed have been known in many cases as trusts, and these corporations have controlled to the exclusion and dis advantage of those localities which have been deserted either by capital or labor. We expected some day probably to see home-brand manufacture that our democracy, but everyone knows that the system which would make part of the family eligible to' the bal lot and disfranchise the other part would create no end of trouble. And, besides, Dr. Cutton has not counted on the erratic genius who could pas3 any sort of mental test and still not be fit to vote intelligently. There are numbers of smart men who are not fit to determine the merit Qf po litical measures. This idea of Dr. Cutten's is about as full of inconsistencies as Debs' is of hate and hell. They ate both totally unsafe. As we have been saying in this paper, we get very much out of sorts and impatient with the way our Administration and Congress car ry on, but there is no place in this country for either Debs or Cutten. One is a Canadian monarchist and the other is a bomb throwing radical. It is stated that the appointment of a State Game Warden is to be made soon to succeed the present in- cumbent.whose term of office expires. The principal State reservation for hunting and fishing in Tennessee being Reelfoot Lake and the opera tion of the fish and game laws being principally on this lake, some of our citizens have become impressed with the fact that the home of the State Game Warden should be in Obion County and that an Obion County citizen should have the appointment. If that impression is to be regarded by the Governor another suggestion is that T. R. Reynolds, who is both peculiarly fitted by nature and qual ifications and thoroly familiar with the lake, should be selected for this important position. Mr. Reynolds is is a sDrinjrinc up of local industry a man of fine moral courage and with local capital. Maybe that is not , character and no doubt would make to be, but in tho absence of these a State Game Warden who would' de- things we can not really object to mand and command a proper respect w ,i,t f nrnrMnn fnnitni as for the fish and game laws of the a 'contribution to local industry. State. The Commercial thinks these Maybe corporation investment is able , suggestions are all well taken. When- tn rivfi us greater interests, mora , ever tne appointment is maae we are ,,r nj wtot. roonita in a 1 convinced that such Edison himself, by the way, is one of the greatest Navy Training School boosters in the country. Ho declared in a recent Navy Day address: "The system by which men are trained in the United States Navy is more suc cessful than the American University system." Killinger, agrees that Edison Is right. He, Kiuinger, now uus a trade. It has cost him verylittle. He has saved money besides and will soon be retired. Mr. Killingor will be in Dyersburg, Tenn., Dec. 6, 1922. He will bo glad to explain while there on his short visit anything that is not understood about the new Navy policy. He is an authority on the 5-5-3 pact, the three power treaty. He is one of the hundreds of men who are going about the country en deavoring to bring the various peo ple in sections where Recruiting Sta tions have not been placed in close touch with the Great American Uni versity the good old U. S. Navy. Fine Report. Our gins were visited by a special government representative this week and they were "checked up" on bus iness. The Roberts gin of this city, managed and operated by F. L. Pitt man, we are told, is recorded as hav ing the largest output of any gin in this and Pemiscot counties with Farmers gin a' close second. Mr. Pittman will double liis capacity next year. By Southeast Missouri News. C. E. LIVE WIRE SHOCKS. general way. The thing we have found so troub lesome and disheartening is, perhaps, about to be overcome, but not in the way we were looking for it. If only the good work goes on and the big establishments continue to pursue a policy of parcelling and reach ing out for new and unopcupied ter that such appointment should come to Obion County and that Mr. Reynolds would make one of the best Wardens the State ever had. Navy Training. With the passage of the recent treaty between the United States, I Great Britain and Japan, the three ritorv. Capital itself will find its own ' naval Powers &ave begun a race to level wherever it goes. It may be increase tne einciency or tne smaller transferred to endowments for Amer lean colleges; it may find expression in foundations of different kinds; it may go to Europe to be traded for titles, or wasted on courtesans. Wherever it goes there is still a chance in this country for the Amer ican youth with the ambition to achieve; snd we hail the day when the spirit of industry is heading our way. Extremes. It is a long, long way to Tipperary and a far cry from Debs to Dr. Cut ten. Debs breaks out in Chicago and Dr. Cutten in New York. Everybody knows who Debs is. jDr. Cutten is president of Colgate University and has a string of degrees. Debs says: "I opposed the war and still oppose war. I would not go to war at the command of any capitalist country on the face of the earth would have saved the lives of the sixty thousand American boys who perished on the battlefields of France to create 30,000 new millionaires in this country." ' Dr. Cutten says: "If the war had been fought to make the world safe for democracy, the success of that purpose would have been itself a ghastly failure. Fortunately, no one thought it was fought for that pur pose except those who were unfit to be a part of Democracy." Dr. Cutten says that democracy is a delusion and that one-fifth of the voting population of the United States i3 not mentally capable of knowing how to vote. The only in telligent government possible, says Dr. Cutten, is autocracy. Proceeding says Dr. Cutten: "The widespread delusion that democracy is possible (except for small groups arises from the notion that man hood suffrage constitutes self-government. Merely to have the priv ilege of voting does not mean self government. In large populations it becomes at best the privilege of del egating authority to others, and in the United States it becomes, in emer gencies, the authorization of autocra cy. As a matter of fact tho only pur pose of elections, nowadays, is to cap ture the mob vote." The idea proposed by Dr. Cutten that suffrage should be determined by mental test is strictly in line -with his argument that all men said to be born equal (politically) is a fallacy. He says that everyone knows they are not born equal mentally. Therefore manhood suffrage should be by mental test. Now we have a great many things to disillusion and d'scourage us about I Thomas A. Edison's training schools. navies. From the present time, or rather from the time that the treaty was passed, our Government ha3 started a campaign to bring their Naval Train ing Schools to a point where they could well be called the beat in the world. England and Japan have taken similar action. Even before the passage of the pact, the Naval training departments were considered good, but hardly bet ter than her two close competitors. Congress has allowed this year a smaller amount of money for the en largement of the schools. Conse quently, the Navy Department has issued , orders that only men of the very highest type of intelligence be allowed privileges of enlistment Instead of enlarging the number of students on a smaller appropria tion, the policy will, in the future, be to limit the schools to the training of only clean cut, partially educated men. Policy adopted previously in a Na vy Drive was to enlist the number of men for which the Navy Department asked their Recruiting Service with no respect as to the character of the personnel of the men. Now it is changed. A man must be a MAN to become a sailor Seven different schools of the United States Navy Department have felt the reaction of the new orders. A man with an ordinary amount of "Common Horse Sense," along with a common school education, may now become a student in the fol lowing departments: machinists, elec tricians, radio, coppersmiths, clerical, musicians, and hospital corps. Enlistments in these departments will probably be open, according to official announcements received at the Memphis Station, for only a few months. The first demand of the Na vy under the new orders is that a man be healthy both morally and physically. ' " A. L. Killinger, water tender, chief petty officer, a sailor of no mean abil ity, tells a number of good yarns about his experiences on a scries of travels that include ports from San Francisco to New York the long way around. Killinger declares that he could not have done better than he has done had he taken a college education instead of entering the Navy. Contrary to the general consensus of opinion, it is a fact that over 50 per cent of the college graduates In this country make less money than the average citizen; taken from sta tistics compiled by a department of Christian Church. We are still without our pastor, who is holding a meeting in Hick man. He reports that he is doing fine ten additions so far. Last Sunday evening the Endeavor Society conducted the service at the regular seven o'clock hour, and quite a nice crowd enjoyed our serv ice. All endeavorers filled the choir, and the officers of the society held the places in the front of the church. Miss Imogene Jones led the meeting and Miss Allie Vee Pate read the lesson for discussion. Our topic was "Praise God" and if you were there you heard how to praise God and why, but if you were not there you just can't imagine what you missed. Several splendid talks were made and some good clippings read that added to the meeting's success. Don't forget also that every Wed nesday evening at seven o'clock we have our class in Personal Evangel ism for everybody. This is a course in personal work for the Kingdom, and if you are interested in this work, attend prayer meeting on Wed nesday 'nights. Regular monthly executive meet ing to-night for planning our work for the coming month, and this promises to be our best committee meeting, and all officers are urged to be on hand with your reports. One! Two! Three! They're off! Where to? Oh! we forgot to tell you, they're off for Christian En deavor at the Christian Church next Sunday evening at six o'clock. No body can fill your place, so come and warm up a chair in our meetings. Do your duty and be there. Real Estate Transfers. John T. Huey et al. to Lorene Waddell, 115 acres in No. 7, $4100. F. H. Lippard et al. to J. W. Cun ningham, lot in No. 15, $2000. Dovie Sanford to John Jackson, 56 acres in No. 9, $4900. L. O. Bradford to R. H. Cheatham, 128 acres in No. 1, $5000. T. R. Meadow et ux. to J. A. How ard, lot in No. 13, $4500. Joseph Lynn et ux. to M. E. Craig et al., 47 acres in No. 10, $2000. P. R. Green et al. to John R. Graham, 79 acres in No. 14, $10 000. Joe Bogess et al. to Joe Mclntyre, lot in No. 15, $4500 . W. B. Travis et ux. to E. C. Jack son, 68 acres in No. 7, $5100. F. A. Garrison et al. to Wm. A. Jennings, 51 acres in No. 8, $7600. Mrs. Susie Morris et al. to Paul Morris, 219 acres in No. 1, $5000. Chancery Court to Gouldcr John son et al., 175 acres in No. 3, $3950. R. R. Taylor and wife to J. T. Hughes, 3 acres in No. 6, $1450. Colpy Upton et ux. to Sam Hum phrey, 3 acres in No. 14, $434. Mrs. Sophronia E. Pruett et al. to Mrs. J. Lee Mcrrell, 29 acres in No. 16, $1450. Mrs. Sarah Chambers et al. to J. T. Vestal et ux., lot in No. 13, $2000. Mrs. Maude Curlin to F. R. Rob ertson, lot in No. 13, $209. John S. Jordan to G. W. and Mrs. Maggie Cummings, 15 acres in No. 2, $2550. S. H. Turner et ux. to D. H. Bur nett, 190 acres in No. 6, $060. Alex Mitchell ef al. to W. B. Gris- ham, land In No. 14, $1000. J. F. Cook to R. B. Gray, lot in No. 8, $380. . Huffstutter et al. to Elmer Hendrlx, 83 acres In No. 9, $4700. fG? r3 fTv ffl t V II vLjAUlV 3 o Great Sens&tioea in M n n Lzau DOT SALE ENDS DECEMBER 9th. EVEN more shopping days and this sale will end. Until December 9th the bargain prices on all merchandise throughout the house will be continued so that everybody in Union City and Obion County may take advantage of the special inducements at which any thing in this immense stock, without reservation, may be purchased. It is a selling event which concerns every family, because there is something for every man, every lady, every boy and every girl For Men Hats , Suits Overcoats Sweaters Work Pants Dress Pants Work Shirts Dress Shirts Underwear Hosiery Overalls Work Shoes Dress Shoes For Boys Hats Overcoats Sweaters Shirts II Shoes In addition to apparel there are Woolen Piece Goods, Piece Cotton Goods, Blankets, Ginghams, Oil Cloth, Outing Flannel, Domestic, Table Damask, Toweling, Shirting and a vast lot of necessary miscel laneous merchandise entering into the comfort and welfare of every family. Thus you can see that Brody Bros. Cut Price Store is n intitu tion where families may supply their wants with strictly first class merchandise at prices with which no store can fairly compete. Something important to remem ber about this store is that no soiled goods, no seconds or job lots are ever offered. Regular line goods bought for cash from manufactu rers and wholesalers who need the money is the reason why il Brody Bros, can quote the extraordinary prices in this great sensational Pre Holiday Sale. Another thing to remember. The merchandise for this sale was bought in large quantities, as any one can understand that in order to buy at inside prices at a great mar ket center, we must not only pay the lowest spot cash price, but also buy in one, two and three case lots. The result is, that even with our reasonable profit, the goods in this sale are practically at wholesale prices. For Ladies Hats Sweaters Suits Dresses Waists Skirts Petticoats Underwear Hosiery Shoes Slippers For Girls Hats Suits Coats Dresses Sweaters Waists Underwear Petticoats Hosiery Shoes Slippers There is plenty of merchandise, plenty of everything, the store is full of desira ble things for men, ladies and children, and the home. Imitators seeing our success, would seek the patronage that is justly ours. Be sure that you are in Brody Bros. Cut Price Store. No where else can this carefully chosen, satisfaction guaranteed merchandise be bought at Brody Bros. Pre-Holiday Sale prices. So important is the price cutting in this sale that those living at a distance would do a great kindness to their neighbors to drive them in to the sale. We want every family in Union City and Obion County to at least inspect our merchandise and to see for themselves the unheardof inducements offered throughout the store. Brody Bros, stand for the greatest principle in merchandise honest goods, no substitutions, small profits, big business. The youngest member of your family may shop with the same safety in Brody Bros. Cut Price Store as if accompanied by father or mother. We are here to stay and we want you to depend upon us for that straight forward, square deal, which makes friends and keeps friends. Come to the Brody Bros. Cut Price Sale. BIODY .Mil r OliE IS nee Union City, Store. - Tenn.