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T'e Weekly Oil ClttS. T. CRAVVTORD, Editor Application made for entry at second data matter, nithe pontolllce at r.nhunr. Tennei.ae. under act 01 1 Congress, March 3, 1379. FuUUhed every Wednesday Law renceburg, TDOa Subscription Price per year, fl Payable Invariably In advance Tbe aspirant for gubemato rial honora wbo gets the votes ot U the candidates and near can- didatoa for that place will be mifi-htT hard to beat. Here are D , a few names on the list: John R. Neal, W. S. Faulkner, Jos. E. Jones, Benton McMillin, T.B, Lytle, Austin Peay, W.C.Hous. ton, Joe Byrns, Cordell llull, T, W.Sims, A.E.Timmons, Hilary Howae, W.R.Crabtree, John I Cox, and many others too tedious to mention. Senator LaFollette was sharp. It and'properly reproved for his attack onthe newspapers, by the toastmaster at a banquet last week. It is true, that there are aome papers of a type which de serve all that the Wisconsin may hava said in condemnation, but the great majority of newspapers are honest, fearless and clean daring to tell tho truth, and amlte the wrong:, as few others will. Neither the forum no the pulpit is more ready to dare and o for conscience's sake; to , condemn wrong in high places; to call names; to cry aloud and spare not, without ceasing; than is the American newspaper. It lathe nation's greatest agency for civic, industrial and individ. ual uplift. Gen. Faulkner's proposition to leave the settlement of the liquor question to a vote of tha white citizenry of the 6tate la gaining favor with the best people. Liquor organs, like the Nashville Democrat, are strongly opposed to such a plan, knowing that the only hope to bring the licensed saloon back to Tennes. aee lies in the manipulation of a political convention where many other questions and influences can be brought into play to save the cause of red liquor from the fixed puroose of the people to de stroy it. But oppose it as they will, fight it back and delay its triumph by official outlawry and perjury, yet the cause of prohi bition will prevail, for it is firm ly fixed in the hearts of the white people of the South aad they are going to rule in Dixie. The'demand'for the entry of Roosevelt into tha Presidential contest is strong with the pro gressive elements of the Repub lican party. It looks now like the(Wcst will be almost solid for him. There is a strong Roosevelt sentiment in Tennessee as was evidenced when his friends con trolled the action of the Knoxville committee. The ex-President is a type of virile Americanism that will always command a fol lowing in this country. It would not surprise us if he were nomi nated. The following statement of Dr Franklin C.Wells, Senior Medi cal Director of the Equitable Life, and one of the world's most emi nent medical authorities, should be read by everyone interested in their family's welfare: 'The daily consumption of al. cohol will change a muscle of iron strength into a mass of flabby, - unresisting fat; a steady nervous system into an irritable, jumping set of fibres; a strong and active mind into a weak, 6tupid and pit iful state. The use of alcohol reduces the body to the lowest degree of resistance to disease, specially pneumonia.' Bob Taylor is once more tun ing his election fiddle, and this time the words of his song will probably run like this: I love that Senatorial chair In Washington's big town; O voters, won't you tell me to Go back there and sit down? Com m ercial Appeal. Give os j oar Job Work. Work will suit you. Ou Lot U Smile thing Ibat goes the farthest towards miking life worth while, That costs the least and does the roost, it just pleasant smi'e. The (mile that bubbles from a heart that lores ils fellow men Will drive awar the cloud of gloom and coax the sua again. It't full of worth and goodness, too, with manly kindness blent; I't worth a million dollars, and it doesn't cost a cent Baltimore American- Modern Methods, a Nashville publication which modestly con. fesses to a circulation of 10,000, has this to 6ay anent the guber natorial situation: "When the bell taps Mayor Bowse will prove to be the fast, est-golng colt to ever enter a gu. bernatorial race. He will leave the Taf t Hooper. Sanders plug at the post, and tbey will never mell another Tennessee vie to. ry." Ugh! Can it be possible that even the lawless liquor interests would propose the inimitable Hilary for Governor of Tennes see. An ominious growl of displeas. ure is heard from the better ele ment of the Tennessee regulars, over the prospect of Patterson's entry into the Senatorial contest They say that should he enter, the situation will be the same as that which caused the party split two years ago; that Patterson proves thereby that he cares for nothing or nobody save himself that this same grasping selfish ness caused the defeat of Benton McMillin or Luke Wright for Senator, and gave Tennessee a republican eovemor. On the r w other hand most of the indepen dents, who will enter the prima. mary, are saying that if compel led to choose between Patterson and Taylor, they will vote for Patterson, preferring a man who boldly stands for his convictions to one whose vacillating and un- riArtain course nas caused mm to be called "a master weak ling, ' by the very element that he has so fawningly courted and served . "Bob Taylor and Benton Mc Millin were more in evidence at the harmony meeting than either will ever be again. They are back numbers of the rankest kind, and would do well to retire wnue opportunities are an m viting." The above expression from regular organ is a fair sampl of the opinion the straightout regulars hold of this pair of twin straddlers, after all their years of faithful service to the cause of regularity. VOICE AND LEADER OF THE WORL As long ago at the last half of the eighteenth century it was the press that molded public opinion. The famous "tvturt of Junius" started the wave that finally resulted in widespreadin reforms in England. The "Rights Man" and other pamphlets had a pro digious circulation and exerted an im measurable influence toward the same ends. A little book, "Common Sense,' set the colonies on fire for independence, and the printing of Patrick Henry's and Samuel Adams' speeches, of Franklin'; and other papers and of Thomas Paine' "Crisis" was a powerful aid In the American Revolution. It was the writings of Voltaire an Rousseau and the news of our own war for independence that brought on the revolution in France. "Uucle Tom Cabin," which was first published in newsoaDer. had tremendous influence in freeing the slave- In the present day an alert, vigorous and courageous press will be found be hind every political uprising, every ad vance movement. Who can measure the power of Greelev? At one period the London Times swayed the diplomacy of Europe. The American newspapers and maga tines are largely responsible for the present transformation of political thought in the United States. The press, which was a power 150 years ago, has become all potent today It is the voice and leader of the world Only by following it can one keep abreast of the movements of our own time. Take this newspaper. Qiva u an order foi iob work Tliis Paper Helps The Teacher Tho publio School teacher that doe not read the papers fails in an important particular to tit him self or herself to instruct the young, i Education Is not all gained from books. Moat of it is gained from life, and newspapers are the mir rors of life. Not only should teachers rend the papers, but pupils should be caused to do so. In the case of the children little persuasion is needed. They are so eager to learn that they read every paper they got their hands on. Many schools have classes in current events, ine iiuuils are equired to tell or write the chief apponings of the day. It is an invaluable training. EVEttY teacher should TAKE this paper. HE PARCELS POST THE DISCUSSED Convention of Southern Business Men to Meet in Nashville. Both Sides to be Represented. Nashyille, Tenn,, Feb. 5. (Special. An Acti Parcels Posts Convention to protest against the passage of the pres ent or any other measure proposed in Congress for the purpose of establish ing a parcel posts system in this coun. try is called to meet in Nashville Feb ruary 26-27-78. Last spring a like convention was held in this city, at which 1,000 representative merchants from the states ot Tennessee, Kentucky, Alabama, Georgia, and Mississippi were present, At that meeting, suffi cient sentiment was created against the then pending parcels post measure in Congress as to materially assist in caus ing its postponement and temporary de feat. It is hoped to again accomplish like result this time when a much larger attendance promises to be on hand from the same territory. The jobbing and manufacturing in terests of this city and in fact the coun try at large are combined with their principle commercial allies, the retail merchants, to prevent the passage of a parcel posts measure which they claim would directly and ruinously affect their respective business at the same time that it would create a subsidy in the interest of mail order bouses in a few large cities, This convention is for the purpose of expressing the sentiments of southern commercial interests relative to the general parcel posts idea. Both sides of the question however will be heard from Arrangements are being made here for the presence of a much larger con vention than last year. Special rates will be offered by all railroads and an attractive program which will include social features and the presence of speakers of national reputation is be ing prepared. CRESTV1EW ITEMS. Dr. J E Usher made a business trip to Nashville Tuesday of last week. F H Finch is quite ill. J R Henson is some better, we are glad to report. Mr Farmer and family are here for a few days. Mon Hayes has moved to bis home place east of the railroad. Pies Powell and mother have moved into the house vacated by Mon Hayes, to take charge of the Citizens telepone office. Miss Bertha Hayes is now in charge of the Citizens telephone exchange at Mt. Pleasant. Grover Mooney spent Sunday a home. The Vaughan singers of Lawrence burg were at the Baptist church Sun day to organize a singing class at this place to begin Monday the 19th, Mrs Sellers of Indiana here last week. Ogden Usher made a shopping trip to Mt- Pleasant Saturday. On account of the Napier train being wrecked between here and Rockdale Monday the passenger train was delay ed several hours. Bob Locke ant) Morton Bnrch were visitors here Sundav. There is no better medicine made for colds than Chamberlain's Cough Remedy. It acta on na ture's plan, relieves the lungs, opens the secretions, aids expec toration, and restores the system to a healthy condition. For sale by all dealers- TAYLOR ANNOUNCES WISH TO REMAIN M..ie I'ubli Uh Di-sire tain llis Tug a. toKo Washington, D- C, Feb 2, San guine in the lace of nmors that former Governor Pltetoo will oppose him. and declaring for harmony and a "puU alt together, Senator Robert L Taylor tonight annouueed that he would be a randidate fur re-election. The prospect of a light brings me upon my feet," is a saying of Senator Taylor's and those close to hira remain cheerful despite the stories that come to Washington from Tennessee that Pat terson is preparing to come out (or the nomination Senator Taylor will go to East Ten nessee to begin his campaign eaily next week, lie will probably make bis first speech in Nashville. His statement'ot his caodidacy fol lows: lama candidate for the United States senate. lama supplicant at the throne of grace- I say Ibis pub licly, because I fear there might be some old democrat somewhere in the state who has not found it out. There is still iu my heart that same old affection and trust in the peo ple which has abided with me all the days of my life. I have trust ed them in the past and they have trusted me. I will be content to leave my cause with them. There are many questioos in volving the peace and prosperity of our country which I propose to discuss in Tennessee in the near future, lam for peace 'and har mony and good will among men I am for the greatest good to the greatest number- I am for laws which will give the greatest liberty and greatest happiness to all alike under our flag. I am neither con servative nor a progressive, but I am a plain, old-fashioned demo crat with cockleburs in my mane, and I have never been curried when my party was united. The signs of the times all point to a great national democartic victory in 1912. I want the democrats of the old "Voluneer state" to fall in to line and all go to glory together SUMMERTOWN NOTES. Bro Edens'of Waynesboro is holding a meeting at the Christian church. Vernon Hazlewood has accepted position in Nashville, Mark Lawthrop left for Georgia Sun day. Miss Bessie McDaniels has returned from Lewisburg. The Lawrenceburg Quartette came up Sunday evening and rendered some very nice music at the Baptist church Claude Hazlewood has returned to Lewisburg after being home several days sick with mumps. Walter Craig of Mt. Pleasant here recently. was Mr. and Mrs. Fred Craig of Nashville are visiting his parents, Mr. and Mrs M J Craig. inarlie uwen ot Pit.rieasant was here Sunday. Mrs. James has returned home from Lynnville. Mr. and Mrs.J C Davis of Napier were here Sunday. Harold Gould of Columbia was here Sunday. Roy Martin of Lawrenceburg was here Wednesday. Misses Florence King and Mattie Kirk of Ethridge were here Sunday, Lindsey Hinshaw has entered high school at Lawrenceburg. Trains South f 1 arrives 11:13 a. m. 23 arrives 7:39 p. m. Trains North 24 arrives 6:55 a. m. 22 arrives 3:20 p. in. Foloy tTidnoy. Pills TONIC IN ACTION - QUICK IN RESULTS Give prompt relief from BACKACHE, KIDNEY and BLADDER TROUBLE, RHEUMATISM, CONGESTION of the KIDNEYS, INFLAMMATION of tha BLADDER and all annoying URINARY IRREGULARITIES. A positive boon to MIDDLE AGED and ELDERLY PEOPLE and for WOMEN. MAVI HIQHttT RECOMMENDATION A. TTli. t?7 Waahinrton St, CoBMrnOt Jnd., U in hu fcoih year. fiawriiaaaai "I bar j Yl"?"1 mnch from tnj kidoata aad blad. Oar I Bad ara backache and bit kidnar action araa too Iraq nan t, canirac ma to losa mnch alaa at aiebt, and in bit bladder thara waaonottanl IT K aad ara aowfraaof all tronWaand ania ablate pain, a mwi rota Kidoay Pilla for aoma tiroa, 1 1 1 In .n M nrl . k k op aad aroand. Folay audaaf i'u hava aaj kJc&aat raoeauaaadaUaav" LIQUOR McK ffcAR COUNTY UNIT LAW Ar.l'c lu'.c C l.u'.u of over Two Hundred Licenses. Louisville, Ky., Feb. 3 Kentucky liquor men fear that the operation of the new county unit law will restrict their business in this commonwealth by me cancellation ot tne licenses ot over 200 saloons, at the least estimate, and by converting sixteen or seventeen counties now "wet" to the "dry" column Already ninety-three counties in Ken lucky are dry, totally, and of the re maining twenty-six counties, two or three have election cases pending in the courts. Nearly five sixths of the territory of the state is included in the dry counties. The county unit bill was made a Democratic platform measure, and its enactment, as a matter of course, seems sure to come in the present session. The Niles bill passed the bouse of rep resentatives by the overwhelming ma jority of 70 to 19. and the Graham bill identical in text, passed the senate last week, after a stubborn fight, by 24 to 14. As soon as one of these measures passes the other bouse, it will go to the governor, who has slated that he would sign it promptly, It carries no emer gency clause, hence will not go into ef fect until May or June. Elections may be held two months later, but under the terms of the measure, elections may be held only once in three yean TYPEWRITERS GIVEN AWAY The Emerson Typewriter Company of Woodstock, III., have recently given away over 400 of the highest grade, wholly visible Emerson Typewriters made in the world. They have gone into every state and territory in the United States. There may be some in your town. They are giving them away everywhere to men, women, boys and girls, ovir 18 years of age, on surpris ingly liberal conditions. If you could make any use of $100.00 typewriter, providing it did not cost you even one cent, then in a letter or on a postal card addressed to Frank L. Wilder, President, Woodstock, 111., simply say, "Mail me all your Free Of fers," and by return mail you will re ceiye their Free Offers, the names of over 400 who haye recently received typewriters free, and you will learn on what easy conditions you can get one of their typewriters free right away. The Emerson Typewriter is one of the highest grade, wholly visible type- writers made in the world Many who have used the ''EMERSON" and other makes pronounce the "EMERSON" su perior to any $100.00 typewriter on the market, It is a wholly visible ma chine, has every new, up-to-date fea ture, looks like other high grade $100,' 00 typewriters, though.it sells regularly for less and on terms ot $1.00 down and 10 cents a day until paid for. The 'EMERSON" has every new improve ment, universal keyboard, back spacer, tabulator, two color ribbon, everything the best; is the ideal machine for be ginners as well as for the most expert typists and stenographers; just the type writer for the smallest or largest office. If you could possibly make any use of a high grade typewriter, even though it didn't cost you one cent of money then be sure, on a postal card or in a letter addressed to Frank L. Wilder, President, Woodstock, III,,'' say "Mail me your Free Offers.' BRACE ITEMS. Art Stewart was in Ethridge Monday. Jesse Hornhuckle went to Pleasant "Wednesday. Mt, Lee Goff and Mrs. Josie Willis and daughters, of Kentucky, are visiting here. Mannie Gwaltney was in Eth ridge Friday. Miss Zelia Washburn of L OH S spent Saturday and Sunday with homefolks. 1 r i a a a i-t a i aiesaames Aoel liaiawin and Will Fenton visited in Lawrence burg Friday. L L Pouimerenicke went to Eth ridge Saturday. Miss Elhe Walker of Lawrence burg visited relatives here last week, James Hornhuckle of Mt. Pleas ant spent Sunday with homefolks. Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Smith and little son of Lawrenceburg were the guests of Mr. and Mrs. Pommerenicko Sunday. W J Keeton was in Lawrence burg Saturday on business. 11 SuMcstivc Questions " Sunday Dy Rev. LtoscoU fur the International t'remi Hi tile (Juetlou Club Feb. 11. 1912. The Boy Jesus in the Templo. Luke it:40 52. Golden Text IIow is it that ye sought me? Wist ye not that I mu6t be in my father's house? Luke ii:49. 1 Verse 40 Was this experi- ence of the child Jesus of growth and spirituality jind wisdom any j different to what any other child might have? 2 Uow much did tho spiritual ity of Jesus depend upon his mother's training? 3 Did Jesus have any advan tage over any other boy in a like environment? 5 Verses 41.42 -What can you 6ay for or against parents taking very young children to religious services? & What are the chances for children who are not taken to church nor religiously trained becoming earnest Christians? 6 What per cent of children who are religiously trained by a mother both wise and good will develop into strong religicus characters? 7 What feast was it that the parents attended at Jerusalem? at T i i m o verses 434a wny was there nothing strange iu the pa rents of Jesus not missing him for a whole day? 4? 2.9 Why Bhould parents these days not allow a twelve.year-old boy to be where they know not? 10 What clew is safe to follow in looking for aj twelve-year-old boy? W. G. T. U. WOMEN . APPEAL TO SENATOR Mrs. Holman One of Those Who Will Urge Passage of a Bill to Protect Prohibition Territory. Washington, D, C Jan. 29 Mrs Silena Moore Holman of Fayetteville Tenn., state president of the Woman's Christian Temperance Union, will be a member of tbe delegation of the union that will go before the sub-judiciary committee of the senate tomorrow to urge a favorable report on tbe Kenyon Shepperd bill, which prohibits the transportation of liquor into "dry" terri tory. The committee will be headed by Mrs. Lillian M. N. Stevens, national president; Mrs. T- E. Patterson, presi dent of the Georgia organization, and a number of other state presidents Mr, Holman will address the commit tee, according to a statement given oue by Mrs. Stevens tonight on the test ability of such a law for Tennessee, sup porters of the bill declare that, to a large extent, a state prohibition law is nullified as long as liquor can be shipped from other states and that the passage of the bill is necessary before a state can really declare whether it shall haye prohibition. Senators Taylor and Lea have re ceived a large number of letters from theig constituency in the past week urging that they support the bill. Why You Should Take This Paper Because it gives you the neighbor hood news. ' Because it gives you the county news Because it gives you the state news. Because it gives you tbe general news. Because it gives you up to date point ers on your business. Because it furnishes entertainment for you and your family. Because it tells you where to get the best bargains, Because it helps you to be a good citizen. Because it booms the town and helps the community. Because it stand for better roads, bet ter streets, better homes, better farms and better business. Because your patronage will help to make it a better paper aud one more able to promote these and other desira ble things. Mr, J. B. Bond has opened his law office over Jenkins Drug Store in Mt. Pleasant, Tenn., in the office with Esq. C. C. Ross, where his friends can find him? 'wH"'fl,H'?p,' School Lesson V U'.ilH1ijli."JM'' 11 Was it the fact that. Jesus knew biscompany hud left Jeru. salein? Give your reason1 12 Verses 40 47 How,, you suppose they siwnt tho threo days before they found tho boy Jesus? 13 If the parents lad known their son's character more inti- niatdy would they have gone to tho templo sooner? 14 Why, under the circum stances, was it not extraordinary for Jesus to be found in the midst of these rabbis? 15 What kind of a meet'mg to. day most resembles the one Je. sus was found at? 1G Why would you or not 6ay that there was anythiog super, natural in the precocity of Jesus? 17 Which is the better way to learn truth and why? Listen. ing to sermons and lectures or by questions and auswers? 18 Verse 49 Ought they to have been "amazed" when they saw Jesus in such company? 19 Why is it possible and es sential for parents to be acquain ted with the inner life of their children? (This is one of the questions which may be answer ed in writing by members of the club.) . 20 Did Mary act wisely in blaming her son? Why? 21 Verses 49-51-What did Jesus mean by his answer which his parents did not understand? 22 Verse 52 Does God grow? Lesson for Sunday, Feb. 18, 1912. The Ministry of John the Baptist. Mark i:l-8;Lukeiii:l-20. Not Deterred From Investigation Crump ltelterates Ills Intention ot Making a Thorough one. Memphis, Tenn., Jan, 30 In a statement issued Tuesday after noon Mayor E IlCrunipreitorated his intention of making a thor ough investigation into the con duct ot the oflico of Frank Dibrell. state comptroller. Mr. Crump declared that Dibrell sought to di vert attention from the real issue by lauding his own public career and attacking the political affilia tions of the mayor. In part Mr. Crump said: "Mr. Dibreli will not dare de ny that his revenue agent in West Tennessee offered to resign if an investigation of his office, started by me in the last legislature, would be withdrawn. "It is a well known fact to all who were in attendance at the last legislature, that Dibrell and his force were greatly perturbed be cause of the proposed investiga tion. "As to Dibrell's saying that his office had been investigated by ex pert accountants, my answer Is that his office was never examined by expert accountants. It was examined by a committee' from the legislature. None of the mem bers of the committee was an ex pert accountant. ' In the eyes of a practical business man this means nothing and Mr. Dibrell knows it. "Mr. Dibrell attempts to divert attention from the issue by self Idudation and attacks upon my political. affiliations. , iThis, how ever, will notjdeter me from giv ing the comptroller's office the on ly thorough investigation it ever had, and showing the taxpayers how they haye been bled. "I have no more to say until the accountants finish their audit." KNOX FOR ROOSEVELT East Tennessee Republican Coun ty Declares lor Colonel Knoxville, Tenn , Feb, 3- Support ers of Col. Roosevelt won out in a con ies! in the Knox county Republkan ex ecutive campaign today by a &oie of 153 to 51, when President Taft's friends proposed to have a mass convention to choose delegates to the national Repub. lican convention. Col. Roosevelt's sup porters favored a primary and when it was put to a vote the ex-president's friends won, Letter Heads, Envelopes, Bill Heads aod etc., printed right. See us.