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J. F. Cl>WK80ALE8, \ EDITORS AND
V. Ti. CHESHIRE, f PROPRIETORS.
ONE YEAR, - - - - $1 50
SIX MONTHS, 75
WEDNESDAY, JULY ll. 190?.
With this issue of The Intelligen
cer my connection with thc paper as
editor and co-priotcr ceases. This
step I have bceu forced to take on ac
count of my bad health, and I rogret
In leaving The Intelligencer it is a
pleasure to feel that I transfer tho
paper in a healthy condition of pat
ronage to safo hands, whoso expe
rience and ability will warrant its
readers to expect the influence and
usefulness of The Intelligencer to
grow. The Intelligencer has today
nearly 2,000 actual subscribers, and
MoBsrs. J. F. Clinksoales ?-nd Victor
B. Cheshire, who will continue its
conduct, may bo relied upon to make
it an able and fearless exponent of thc
interests of Anderson County. In
leaving tho paper, thereforo, I feel
that the readers and patrons of The
Intelligencer will suffer no detriment.
A retrospect of the past always
uiingG before us more or less to re
gret, and in this parting moment I
desire to say to my brethren of the
press, as well as to the people of An
derson County, tb it in the eonduot of
(The Intelligenoer I have endeavored
to be fair and osndid at all times,
and have never hesitated to
apeak plainly and strongly where I
. thought occasion demanded. If in so
doing I have appeared in any case to
be harsh, or have unnecessarily
wounded the feelings of any person, I
truly regret it. I earry none of die
controversies of the paot with me, and
hope that the same charity whioh I so
freely extend to others will be ex
tended by them to me. It hes been
my aim to serve roy County and my
State lu the conduct of The Intelli
gencer. I have tried to advooste that
line of policy whioh I believed to be
best for the greatest number of the
people of my County and State, with
out roferenoe to the clamor of the
timer, and in so doing have often, I
knot*", aroused antagonisms whioh I
would gladly have avoided, hut I did
not feel at liberty to serve my per
sonal preferences at the expense of
convictions of duty. The publio
know how far I have sussseded cr
failed in the purposes whioh actuated
me in my editorial oareer, and in tak
ing leave of journalism, for awhile at
least, I am confident that, despite
many failures sud short comings, I
will receive the oharitabls judgment
of tbs people of Anderson County.
The generous encouragement and
support vr LI vu X have ::z?\rzl from
the people of this County in my Jour
nalist? oareer shall never be forgot
Trusting that the hand ?rhich con
trols the editorial department of The
Intelligenoer in the future will make
it a greater power for good than I have
been able to do, I respectfully bid the
. press of the State and ths readers of
The lutcHigenoer adieu, with the best
?wishes for tho prosperity and success
of esoh and evory one of them.
C. C. LANGSTON.
! THE MEW MANAGEMENT.
Mr. C. C. Laagston, who has been
tbs editor pf The Intelligencer sines
1888, has beenforced to retire on so
count of his health and has sold hie
interest in the paper to Mr. Victor B.
Cheshire, of this city. Mr. J: F.
Oliuksoales retains his interest in the
paper, ?pd, with Mr. Cheshire, will
continue the publication of the parier.
Th? nsw s&?nsgerosnt will at onee
equip the office with a nsw outfit, in
cluding a linotype, a nsw press, fol
der, et?., and just ss coon as the new
machinery eau bs installed will print
The Intelligenoer twice a week. Later
en we will print a daily if the adver
tising and business will j UBtif y -jjt
and ws are conrdenk it will,
i mm-t m mm '
Senator Tillman's Sandy Fistspeeoh
last Saturday was a general rehash of
of his address to the peopls through
tho press of about two months ago.'
He still says the dispoL^ary is the
best solution of the liquor Question
and that he believes it eau be puri
dad. Ee suggests moro pians to run
/ thc dispensary, bat they all leave
plenty ot room for corruption and
? .*".' '? :* : S*'V", . . . .. ?? ' ? ; ?
Hon. J. Fraser Lyon, the man who
.?'.<?? nts done BO much in exposing tue
. graf tera of tba dispensary, And who ls
ft candidate for Attorney Gen era! of
fe the State, appears to bo the most
, popular candidate in the campaign
' smarty had !s s? most ocrUiu io be the
'#tie*t> Attorney General.
CANDIDATES SHOULD DECLARE
The ono groat issue in tho campaign
thie summor ia whether tho Stato dis
pensary shall continuo, either aa it is
or in some modified form, or bo abol
ished* altogether. At no ii.no since
the dispensary system waa established
bas the fight against it been BO strong
and so persistently mado. Under tho
provisions of the Brico law nearly one
half of tho oounties in tho State have
held elections and voted out thc dis
pensary. Thia act gives to eaoh joun
cy thc privilege of deciding for itBelf
whether it shall or shall not ?eil whis
key through dispensaries and thus
modifies the law BO as to give thc peo
ple a greater sharo of home rule.
Along with thc fight for and against
che dispensary system goea the con
teat over the question of repeaUng
? the Brice law.
Of tho candidatoa now in tho he'd
for governor there ia only ono who
stands for thc diapensary aa it is now
administered. Tho other advocates
of the system are in favor of modifi
cations of the law wbioh, thoy think,
will bring the desired reforms. Then
I there are those who favor tho aboli
tion of tho State dispensary and urge
the establishment of county dispen
saries, reserving the right to the peo
ple of deoiding for themselves whether
they shall have a dispensary or pro
hibition. Othes are opposed to the
dispensary or tho Bale of liquor in any
form. So the difference io opinion
Whatever solution of the question
ia reached, the matter largely
w?th ibo m?mu?r? GI inc ?v^cf?l =s
seinbly. The boase of representa
tivo o has heretofore had a majority
against tho dispensary, while the
Senate has had a majority in its favor.
It is highly important that tba voters,
in order to cast their ballots intelli
gently, should know jost how eaoh of
the candidates who offers for the Leg
islature stands on this issue. It is a
common thing for some candidates to
dodge a question like this. The de
sire to win the popular approval and
to get votes from men cf every shade
of opinion naturally tends to make
some candidates evade an issue.
This is not right. The voters should
know - ow eaoh candidate stands on
any question before he has a right to
ask for th:;ir suffrage.
The candidates for the Legislature
will be asked through the columns of
this paper to state briefly, pointedly
and emphatically their position on
the following issues:
(1) Do you favor the dispensary
system; and, if not, what are your
views in regard to the sale of liquor?
(2) Are you in favor of the continu*
ance of the Brioe sot: and, if not. why
Upon this important issue tho can
didates must make their positions
clear. There is no excuse for eva
sion. _ _
THE CITY ELECTION.
While the Intelligencer does not
make a practice of espousing the
cause of any man or faction in U????
cipal polities, still it has the . best in
terests of the oity at heart, and .**??
this reason it reserves tho right at all
times to offer suggestions SB to the
betterment and permanent improve
ment of the city. At this particular
time when a new set of offioers are to
be. selected by the people to serve in
the capacity of mayor and aldermen
for the ensuing two years, it behooves
every voter to ponder well tho qualifi
cations of tho candidates who offer
for oleo lion. Character should bs the
k.cyooto to every voter's standard.
First of all ho should satisfy him
self of the personal purity and honesty
e? tho candidate who asks his suf
frage. If dishonest mea and men
of selfish aims and motives are elevat
ed tv poaitiona of trust sud honor, It
Ul becomes tho people to dsnounoe ia
righteous wrath and indignation prac
tices of graft and time serving and of
the abuse of publie office for the
building op of private interests. The
maa who abuses his position ia this
way is ss a rule no Wore? than his
oouatituents as by their votes they say
to the world: This is my representa
tive, and so a o on a tituonoy is rightly
judged by the class of mea it el ea ta to
represent it. Again, simply oseante
a man has msde s oompeteaoy for
himself ont of' bis private business
Should not be sn argument lo his fa
vor against a mani who has not ac
cumulated so much of earthly goods.
Ills aol always the most s noe es Bf ai
biBinesaman who is tbs best repr?
sentative of the people or who ia hest
acquainted with the*needs of the peo
piel for there is no guarantee thai he
will gi ve to his publie duties the samo
attention that fas has given Ms privat*'
affaira. Bat what is needed most is
strong mea who have the courage of
their con viotioRa and who will cot ba
blown about With *Vr?y wind that
blowe and mea who ?Iii ??i bow iU
^Waea^^sa?ti?^iX mind of
tba voter, he can well afford to branch
oat io tho consideration of the issues
involved in the election, but issues as
a rulo are a useless adjunct looysry
election with tba av?f*g? vot? es*
*0 dictate tho choice of candidates
the voters mind for he usually makes '
eseWtion ?a prejudice and alara,
garda tho queatioas of inanes, ?ot
^dioe sad that ?ci candida^ ia a
every issue and require the candidate
who seeks bis BUpport to declare bis
position on these issues dearly and
without equivocation. First of all,
there should bo a revision of the pres
ent license ordinance, wonderfully
and fearfully wrought as it is, that
will equalise the burdens of taxation
and require every business to pay a
tix upon the amount of business
done, or upon the amount of profit de
rived therefrom, or any other fair and
equitable arrangement that will do
justice to every mun. It is manifestly
unjust to make one olass of business
men pay a tax based on the amount
j of business done, while another favor
t ed olass arc dismissed with a friendly
flat rate an a nominal assessment.
The present condition of a majority of
tho residenoo streets of the oity
should demand a change of policy in
the street department. Quite a num
ber of them are in a wretched condi
tion for driving, while tho sidewalks
aro well nigh impassable. We would
not underestimate the valuo of our
permanent improvements givon us by
the present counoil and by its imme
diate predecessors, for they are all
good and they were improvements
that were imperative; but now that
wo have all that are actually needed,
it is time to call a halt on paving
ut.til somo of the streets on the out
skirts of the city and some even
nearer the square should hsve somo
attention, ouch as the building of
sidewalks and tho paving of drains.
Entirely too much time and expense
have beon inourred in the improvement
of comparatively unimportant streets
of the city-, and favoritism of this kind
Voing only a species of graft, should
be guarded agaioBt with all the zeal
end ardor of the voter. Tho man
with an ax to grind ia a mighty good
man to keep o?r the counoil. Pub
licity is the bane of all who would use
public money to enhance their own
private property; and so every candi
date ohould be required to pledge his
efforts to have an annual exhibit made
of vhs rscsipvs aod e^pssditsrcs c!
the oity government, showing the de
tailed souroos of revenue and on what
aooount expenditures were made.
Again, the first aot of the new council
should be to repeal the last sewerage
extension ordinauoe, for the very good
and sufficient reason that it is nevei
too late to retrieve an act of bad faith.
When the election for voting bondi
for the installation of a sewerage sys
tem was before the people of the oity,
it was then charged by the opponent!
of the measure that it would only be i
short time till the use of the sewerage
system would become compulsory bj
aot of counoil, and ao persistent wat
tbiB objeotion urged that it became
neeeBBary for the friends of sewerage
to pledge the votors all over tbe oit]
that auch a thing was absolutely ridi
onions and had never bean ooctem*
plated. It was pointed out by thc
sewerage advooates that it might bi
made compulsory within the fire limit!
but that it would never be extended
beyond these limits. This was eon
strued as a pledge by the voters of tht
oity, and a pledge made by the most
influential men of the oity oould -not
be disregarded, and the votera having
never been betrayed by those men
aoaentsd the pledge and voted for th?
issuance of bonds. Every man whose
pledge baa hoon violated should UBI
this very opportunity to keep fsitt
with his friends by demanding a pledg<
from the alderman who aspires to rep
resent bis ward tb&t he will favor tnt
repeal of the extension ordiuanoe anc
let the people rest from their oontiu
burden of enforced expenditure
J on property. . As there will not bi
* ?'<sy dispensary fund from which wi
\ can draw now, it is mandatory up?i
the voters to bear in mind tue rae
that oity expenditures must bo on
and that with a due and dieoreet se
icctiuu uf ?ldcrus^ sud mayor whi
will not be improvident and waatefu
it is possible that a great deal of worl
ean be done with the amount of mone;
our usual levy raises, but at the out
set it will be well for them to re mern
ber that the next counoil will have t
make haste slowly in making improve
monta as it should do until it ean fin
its bearings and find Just how muoh i
will have to spend on th? ssversl de
pertinents of tho oity. And ao itwil
not bs fair to exsot pledges from an;
candidate for work to bo done in au;
section of the town exoept in so far a
it relates to neglected apota tbs
should have bsd attention long ago
There may be other issues then thoa
above set forth but in the mein ?hes
are the most important and shonl*
not be overlooked. The man who oai
not givo a olear unequivocal answer t
eaohoneof themis a dodger and cai
be counted as an opponent of issn
raised. He is the. man to vote agates
sud to work against. Now is tue timi
to purify the government if you thin!
ia needs purifying. Don't ait on th
small of your hack and wait to see whi
ia going td bs elected and then g<
about growling that "tbs ring ram
every thing. anyhow." If there's au;
snob thing ss a ring, and it'a corrupt
takeoff your coat and go ont' am
smash it. If you are anything of 1
man you oan hold your own With i
and stars a ring of your own. ' 8toj
wM iring about ring mle and get ou
and go to hustling yourself, for ringi
are nothing in the sud bat the rosnlti
. . mi >?> ; :...-. .?fca.-y
Bott. J. Ws Bryan ia stronger toda:
with' nts party than he ever was be
foro and it seems now almost ?veer
tainty that he will receive the Demo
eratic ? nomination in 1908, Ho hal
abandoned the silver fallacy and wi!
make the trusts thll paramount issue
as itatoned .h's?. ^ ? ^ . ^ JJ
~'^s^pirais*^^ ^sotare ii
trying to have the many birds that eal
the boil weevil protected by Saw \t
thngc^^r T. ,
??tin! ML)/i^'N! ' "i,"Vi" i
v? tenta CaroHoa Mlliiarr Abadesa*; ; ?
Ornee cf th? Chairman" Board of Vlsi
A girl committed suicide because she
found it impossible to walk and carry
all the bundles she could buy from
BULES for $5.00. :::::::
20 yards of good Checks for $1.00.
20 yard? yard-wide Bleaching for 81-00.
Nice Summer Lawns, worth 5c, new 8tylest at 3?c yard.
20 Bars of good Laundry Soap for 25c.
Faille Brilliant Silks, cheap at 50c, in all the beat colors, at
Printed China Bilks at 35c yard.
China Silk, worth 50c, leading colors, at 39Jc yard.
36-inch 81.00 Black Taffeta Silk at 85o.
36-inch Black Taffeta Silk, cheap at 81.25, ovx price 81.00.
Ladies' Seamless Hose at 5c pair.
Misses' Hose, worth 20c, all sizes, at 10c pair.
Ladies' Lace Hose only 10c pair and up.
Infants* 10c Hose, black and colors, at 5c pair.
Summer Lawns at 3io ya?d.
Hice Brown Linen at 10c yard.
90-inch heavy White Linen at 51.00 jard. Fast colored
Percales at 8c yard.
Nice line of Fine Wool Dress Goods, Domestics, Sheetings,
Table Linens, etc., 25 per cent under regular prioe.
Misses' 50c Sailors reduced to 89o each.
Men's Straw Hat?, worth 50o, at 10e each.
Lsdiea' White Bailors, ^rith band?- at 10a each.
Hen's Hats, worth 81.00, at 60o each. 1 ..
Men's Hat* worth 91.50 and 82.00, at 98c each.
Boys' Malaga Hats at 5o each.
Shoe? and Oxfords.
Edwin Clapp'* and other makes of 85.00 Shoes for mea at
40 per cent less tuan regular pries.
Ladies' Blucher Cat Shoes $1.00 pair. ,
Men's, Boyo', Children's and Ladies' Shoes of every descrip
tion at under price.
Men's Pants only?Oo pair. $1.50 Panis at $1.00. $5.00
Pants at $3.50 pair. Soya' Knee Pants, worth 60o, only 20c pair.
Men's Alpacca Coats only 98c. Men's Bolts only 82.98 Bu ii.
Men's Summer Coats only 29o each. Men's Fine Suits at 87.50
to $1000 Suit. _
FOR ONE CENT-Paper Pins lo, 25 Et velones lo, 1 yard
BibboL lc, 1 Lead Pencil, 1 hall black or brown Ball Thread, 1
Thimble lc. '
THE BEE HIVE,
SELLS POS LESS.
Gm H. BAILE8.
:' lt A,
Here is a letter front the manufacturera of DEAN'S FAT?
SNT yLOTO that explains the wheref?reness of tie supe
riority of that Flour over other Flours on the market.
BEAN & BATLXPFE are the sole distributors of this brand
of Flour, and their personal ^Garantee as to ita purity, added
to that of the miller, makes it a gilt-edged proposition. It's
simply good enough for anybody to eat. Her? is the letter :
? a w. BRAN8FORD, ;|||? ?f^S^?Si
^ Piropriator # / ?
BRANSFOBD MILLS and ELEVATOR,
, OrVXNSBORO, KY., JUNE 28, 1906* M|
? tn response te;yoMvvety e^jriime^
icgarding the quality of Dean's Patent we nave been shipping
'.; ybn,;we desire tb say 't?^^ ?;
will allow tho grade to run down in tho emallest partict??ar,
ly perfect and np to yonr ic^ufcesneots in every particular. We
understand *hat you havo built np a remarkable reputation on
md?^exact?n? w*sof? ^v?^^e8i
Flours, ;on the ?^is^
?s h?TO eve? BM ia tm>iS, ^m?m^Xff^T?VB^ 4
To close ont our entire Stock of
HEAVY SHOES for a?d Wies
we offer them at LESS THA? COST
Avail yourself of this oj
before it is too late.
JULIUS H w?ig& m
v. . 113 Granite Bow. ^
I We have a limited yimbfi: of dozen
To at the foUowingprice??:
We saved you t?faef ?a Cane Seed, and intend to do it