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THE HARTFORD HERALD.
Subscription $1 Per Year, in Advance,
"I Com, t Herald of a foiij fforld, (In Ken of All Salion Lumbering at Mr Back."
ii Kinds Job Printing Neatly Executed.
39th YEAR.
HARTFORD, KY WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 15, 1913.
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BOYS' EFFORTS
OWING
v Are Having Tijeir Effect
On Fathers.
OR. WUTGHLER EXPLAINS HOW
The Mature Farmers Are
Waking Up to a Sense
Of Obligation.
WHAT SOME nOYS HAVE DONE
Dr. Fred Mutchler, the Govern
ment agent for the Boys' Corn Cluba
of the State, was at the Commercial
Club, meeting here. The Courier
Journal's editorial, "Enlarging the
Parma Output," had attracted his
attention. When ho was asked if
any work was being done with the
adult farmer in Kentucky, ho smll
od and said:
"Not In such an extensive way a
in Texas, but we are Interesting the
men more than you might Imagine.
In a great many neighborhoods the
men are beginning to ask: 'If the
hoys can raise these big crops, why
can't we do the same?'
"It might interest you people a
little to know that there are two
things which shape and make a
boy's life a strong parent or par
ents, a strong teacher at some little
schoolliouse back In the hills. But
I'm drifting away from the ques
tions you have put to me. More
than fifty farmers over the State
have written to me In the last year
and asked for the same printed In
structions which I send out to the
boys in the corn clubs. I have sent
the slips and have asked for the re
ports at the end of the season, to
learn the results. Each oneof
these men grew ten or twenty acres,"
and the" results are stupendous.
"Here In your own county you,
of course, know that Herman Gall
rein, of Valley Station, harvested
from ten acres of ground 1,395
bushels of corn. You also know
that his oldest son won the first
prize and his Becond son won the
second prize at the Commercial
Club's New Year's reception at the
Louisville Hotel. Their yields were
146 and 140 bushels per acre.
"Jefferson is naturally a rich
county agj culturally; so we will
take a crop grown near Leltohfleld,
Grayson county, where the average
per acre Is twenty bushels. R. G
McGrew grew 550 bushels on his
ten acres, while his son, Gus, grew
over seventy-threo 'bushels on one
acre.
'A. Hf Douglas, of Ellzaboth
town, prepared carefully a ten-acro
plot next to the town and was able
to produce 1,100 busheis of corn.
His oldest child, Harvey, a little
rascal of ten, raised 132 bushels
and thirty-six pounds 'of corn on an
acre.
"Down at Rockfleld, below Bowl
ing Green, where I live, there Is' a
boy who raised a fine crop last year,
but failed to make a record. This
year Lester Bryant tried again and
succeeded in growing 148 bushels
and fifty-live pounds on an aero,
His father had become a convert to
tho new method of cultivation and
tried his luck with ten acres. The
result was tremendous, for that is a
section of Warren county that does
not average over thirty bushels to
the acre. He grew '940 bushels on
the ten1 acres of land, close to very
broken ground clothed In scrub ce
dars. "The edltorjal in the Courier
Journal is O. K and I hope and
pray that we can In the future do
more for the adult farmer than we
have done in tho paBt; but the boys
are waking up thetr dads In a won
derful way, You might say that If
any farmer anywhoro in the State
wishes to enroll In this work and
got tho bulletins, ptc, I Bhall be
glad to have him send bis name to
roe, Dy tho way, i should say
these crop figures aro authentic
and I have all the data on file. I
might also say that I havo seen sev
eral of these crops myself.
"I've talked a long time, but it
Is on a topic that lies very cIobo- to
my heart, and I must say again one
thlag. Notice that the boys who
have raised bugs crops have fathers
WB"are doing 'things, too. The
boys have, bad a strong, steadying
iRftNaaa aja4 ttww. This-, Is not j
a fad, but a groat educational move
ment, in which tho children should
tako part, that they may grow into
real, live, efficient, twentieth cen
tury farmers." Courier-Journal.
SKELETON OK A CHANT
DINOSAUR UNEARTHED
Pittsburg, Penn., Jan. 11. Di
rector W. J. Holland, of the Carne
gie Museums, has announced tho
discovery of a great dinosaur that
Is tho biggest prehistoric freak yet
unearthed.
Word of tho finding was sent to
Andrew Carnegie, with brief par
ticulars. Tho find was made at tho very
top of a peak of the Uinta range In
Utah, 7,500 feet above sea level.
This ancient reptile is being packed
and will bo sent along with other
specimens to the Carnegie Museum.
Director Holland says this Uinta
range Is a verltablo treasure ground
for the hunter of prehistoric skole?
tons. Before summer more than
100 tons of bones will be sent to
'Pittsburg to be assembled and plac
ed with the big collection already
there.
"Strangely," said Director Hol
land, "the remains of these great
reptiles have been scattered or
washed about by storms. It appears
almost as though a herd lay down
In one spot and died. This newest
find will eclipse anything in tho
dinosaur line ever seen."
DIGAMIST CONFESSES
HIS Gl'ILT IN COURT
The Owensboro Inquirer of Fri
day says:
In the Circuit Court this after
noon, Robert A. Poe, who was ar
rested and brought to Owensboro
on Thursday, was Indicted on tho
charge of bigamy. Poo was brought
out of jail, and told the Court that
he desired to have a conference with'
his father, Wash Poe, who was pres
ent in court, having arrived from
Elkton on the morning L. and N.
train. At the conclusion of the con
ference Poe entered a plea of guilty,
and Judge Blrkhead then sentenc
ed him from three to nine years In
the penitentiary. '
Poe married. Miss Verda Maddox,
of Llvla, at the court house in Ow
ensboro on October 7, 1912, at the
same time having a wife residing at
Greenville, who was formerly Mrs.
Ada Rush, and to whom he was
married July 7, 1909.
SCHOLARSHIPS FOR SALE.
One In the Vnnderbllt Train
ins School, Elkton, Ky., at a
special bargain if ordered by
January 4, 1013. Wo also have
a Scholarship in each of the
following schools at 23 per
cent, discount:
Bryant & Strntton Business
College, Louisville; Draugh
on's Practical Business College,
Nashville, Tcnn., or any branch
school In Kentucky or Indiana.
These scholarships are ac
cepted tho same as that much
cash when you matriculate.
If you contemplate attending!
any one of these schools it will
pay you to call on or address,
F. L. FELIX,
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Fish in the Sea of Galilee.
Bible students may be Interested
to know that there is still good fish
ing In the sea of Galileo. Dr. Ern
est W. Ournoy MaBterman, who has
practiced medicine in Galilee, made
a Bpecial study of the llshes found
there and In a recent book says that
bo found forty-three varieties
twice as many as can be found in
tho British Isles. The fishermen
are taxed a fifth of tho value of the
fish caught, the revenue going part
ly to the sultan anif partly to a
, pasha In Damascus.
Frightful Polar Winds
Blow with torrlflc force at the far
North and play havoc with the skin,
causing red, rough or soro chapped
hands and lips, that need Bucklen's
Arnica Salve' to heal them. It
makes tho skin soft and smooth.
Unrivalod for cold-sores, also burns,
bolls. sores, ulcers, cuts,- bruises
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PRIZES AWARDED
TO BOYGROWERS
Of Corn By Commissioner
Newman.
REMARKABLEGflOP RECORDED
Per Acre Lester Bryant, of
Rockfleld,Was Awarded
Championship.
DICKERS HOY RAISED MOST
Frankfort, Ky Jan. 9t Prizes
were awarded to-day to Kentucky
boys raising corn in 39 contests.
Commissioner of Agriculture New
man made the awards to carry out
the promises he made to the Boys'
Corn Clubs last year that the youths
would bo given prizes and diplomas
for tho best corn raised by them
and exhibited at the annual Corn
Fair at Lexington.
Lester Bryant, of Rockfleld, War
ren county, was awarded tho
championship prize, although he
raised but 148 bushels to tho acre,
while George Bickers, of Owen
county, raised 1C3 bushels to tho
acre.
It cost Bickers $30 to produce his
corn, while It cost Bryant no more
than the average farmer paid for
raising corn. The list of counties
and winners and the amounts rais
ed in the contests follow:
Lawrence Ernest K. Waddell,
Ratcllffe, 104 bushels.
Montgomery L. D. Lockridge,
Mt. Sterling, 105 6-7 bushels.
Hickman Claude Williams, Oak
ton, 93 V4 bushels.
Calloway Edwin Crawford, Mur
ray.
Green John Noe, Dezarn, 130
bushels.
LaRue Charles Dye, Buffalo,
125 bushels.
Ohio Clarence Hardin, Point
Pleasant, 73 bushels and 48 pounds.
Livingston C 1 y d e Williams,
Carrsvllle, 83 bushels.
Hardin Harvey Douglas, Ellza
bethtown, 132 bushels and 36
pounds.
Nelson Raymond Lovelace, Bos
ton, 119 bushels.
Grayson Zadle Coble, Millers
town, 90 bushels.
Owen George Bickers, Owenton,
163 bushels.
Owen Van Sasher, Owenton,
122 buBhels.
Crittenden Oral Flanary, Fords
Ferry, 80 bushels.
Muhlenberg Mike Golbel, Green
ville, 77.55 bushels.
Scott Wm. Gaines Leach, Dela-
plaln, 98 bushqls and 50 pounds.
Laurel Ford Casteel, Weaver,
130.42 bushels.
Henderson George W. Cheaney,
Heffardsvllle, 110 bushels.
Warren Lester Bryant, Rock
field, 148 bushels and 55 pounds.
Taylor William Reason Bowen.
Ejallna, 115 bushels.
Jefferson Edward G. Gallreln,
Valley Station, 146 buBhels and 35
pounds.
Daviess Archie King, Phllpot,
119 bushels and 16 pounds.
Ballard Hubert Cox, Wlckllffo,
102 bushels.
Carlisle Earl Vaugh, Bardwell,
104 bushels.
Caldwell Vance Drennan, Re
mit, 112 bushels.
Garrard Robert Parsons, Paint
Lick, 115 bushels and 20 pounds.
Union I. V. Hooper, Morgan
Held, 112 bushels and 57 pounds.
Spencer Thomas C. Gray, Wa
terford, 97 bushels and 53 pounds,
Clark Jubbo B. Glover, Winches
ter, 95 bushels. ,
s Butler Jack Haynes, Logans
port, 91 V bushels.
McCracken Zackle AVeen, Kovll,
86 bushels.
Graves Rublo Green, Mayfield,
88 bushels.
Meade Max Hardesty, Rock Ha
ven, 120 bushols.
Wayne Goebol Duncan, Paisley,
87 bushels.
Harrison Henry Smyzer, Cynth
lana, 98.8 bushels.
Pulrskl Hubert Dunnagan, Row
land, 140 bushels.
Bracken E a r 1 Stransdraugh,
Brooksvllle, 93 bushels.
Niches Klmor Fulton, Carlisle, !
112 bUFhels,
Fleming Yonsey Drowsing, Gw
iRKi 93 bushels.
NOTING
INT
TO THISERS
Growing Tobacco at 6c
a Pound,
THE PRICE TJEJIISr FIXES
Careful Estimate of Year's
Hard Work and Apt
Comparison.
ORGANIZATION IS NECESSARY
Tho buyers for the big tobacco
companies are quoted as saying
that six cents a pound average Is
as much as they can afford to pay
for the 1912 crop.
Let us sco what that means.
One man can grow four acres of
tobacco.
The average yield Is approximate
ly eight hundred pounds an acre a
season liko last one.
' The farmer produces about 3,200
pounds on those four acres, half of
which must bo deducted for the use
of tho land, barn room, team, tools
and Incidentals.
Tho man who grows tobacco on
his own land must figure the deduc
tion just tho sama as the renter, so
the estimate is applicable to all.
At six cents a pound a one-man
crop brings $192.
Half of that sum is $96.
So you see, the man who culti
vates four acres and sells it at six
cent3 a pound gets less than a hun
dred dollars for his year's work.
He may raise a little corn and
some vegetables, but he depends
mainly upon his tobacco crop for a
living.
Sjome of the growers manage to
produce five or six acres by putting
their children or their wives In e
field during the rush days, which
are usually the hottest days of the
year,
But the original figures aro fairly
accurate, and we will stick to th.jin
until somebody who can prove that
he knows more about It than we do
comes along and disproves them.
The officials and principal stock
holders of the tobacco companies
that operate In the market pay
more than $96 to each of their scul
lery maids in a whole lot less than
a year.
And yet we are assured that six
cents a pound is enough for the
crop the Stemming District Associa
tion is trying to sell.
The Japanese coolies who work
in the cane fields of our Island pos
sessions are paid a dollar 3 day
practically all tho year.
In the Southwest, Muxk-an greas-
ors, among the most trilling laborers
on tho oonir.ont, get a dollar nil a
half for rough work whc:;i rcqulrm
no skill.
And yet companies Independent,
of course! tell us that $96 Is
enough for sweatIngover a crop of
tobacco.
Yes, they are quite sure that they
cannot make any profits themselves
and pay eight or ten cents.
But the futility of begging the
companies to pay i fair prioe is ob
vious to all.
AboUt the only way for the tobac
co farmers to get a fair return for
their labor is to show firmness and
patience.
If tho buyers probably we
should say the concerns, ' for tho
buyers are only agents acting un-
I der orderB refuse to pay enough to
justify the peop In growing to
bacco, tho only thing to do Is for
the farmers to stand together In
thetr organization and rofuso to
grow another plant until they aro
guaranteed a fair price.
They can do It, for they aro be
coming ns conscious of their power
of resistance as tho coal minora or
tho railway engineers.
' Organization, stronger perhaps
than what we now havo, would bo
necessary, an dlt would havo to
covor territory much vaster than
that Included In two or throe dis
tricts the slzo of the Stemming Dis
trict, but tho thing can bo done.
Thnk over these suggestions dur
ing your quiet hours at tho fireside.
We would also ask the tobacco
companies to thjnk them over, but
probahlv they havo already, thought
them over and come to tho,,conclu
slon that the tobacco growors are a
lot of easy marks, who never will
havo gumption enough to stand up
for their own Interests. Hender
son Gleaner.
CITY ORDINANCE.
The CltyCounclI of the City of Hart
ford, Ky., do ordain as follows:
That tho tax rate for general pur
posees In said city for tho ensuing
year bo and tho same Is fixed at forty-five
cents on caclr one hundred
dollars ($100) of taxable property
In said city, as phown by the assess
ment of tho City Assessor as of date,
September 15, 1912, and equalized
by tho Board of Equalization, and
$1.50 poll tax on each male resi
dent of said, city over 21 years of'
age, and $1.00 on each dog over 4
months old September 15, 1912, In
said city, owned or harbored by a
resident of said city.
Said tax Is levied for tho purpose
of paying off and discharging the
balnnce of any Indebtedness that
may be owing by said city, and for
tho further purpose of maintaining
and Improving tho streets and al
leys, street lights, salaries of officers
and employes and all other Incident
al expenses of said city government.
That tho tax rate for the purpose
of paying Interest on the sower
bonds and creating a sinking fund
for the final redemption of said
bonds, bo and same Is fixed at thir
ty cents on each one hundred dol
lars ($100) of taxable property In
said city as shown by the assess
ment of the City Assessor as of
date, September 15, 1912. and
equalized by the Board of Equall -
Zatlon.
It Is further ordered that all of
said tax shall he due and payable on j few years ago Lexington, Ky., stood
tho first day of February, 1913, and (second among the cities of the
If not paid on or before tho first day ' United States In the number of
of April, 1913, a penalty of 6 per homicides. Louisville stands fifth,
centum shall be added to same and j According to Judge Hardin thlB
collected with said tax by the mar- startling state of affairs in the
shal of said cltyjthen upon all taxes UnltedStates, and especially in Ken
unpaid upon tho first day of each tucky, is duo to a sort of schooling
month thereafter an additional V4 ' whereby criminals are educated as
of 1 per cent, shall be added and the result of the lack of punishment
pni flPfnil !. l.n nnl.l . n1...1
vnv-iu u; niu Dam iiiutsiiui.
Approved January 9, 1913.
JAMES H. WILLIAMS, Mayor.
R. T. COLLINS. Clerk. 3t2
MASQUERADED AS A GIRL
UNDER MOTHER'S ADVICE
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Victor, Col., .Inn. 11. After mas-
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queradlng as a girl for 18 years, the
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sex of Irene Moynahan was learned
io-uay. no was urresiea in L,a jun-
ta by the Sheriff, who, because of
his masculine appearance, decided
h . n w in .,i.o m.i,i
he was a boy In girl's clothing.
Irene was on his way to visit his
fnthnr In tlfalmn Aviv TTrWII l.n
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holidays Irene had been a student
i i, vi. tti u o i. i , ,i
In the Victor High School, and all
hi. u i- t. i i . , .
his life he had passed off as a girl.
Mrs. Moynahan. when told that '
her son had been arrested, and that
his sex had been discovered, stated i
tn ,h .,, iv- .,..,. u,m n
that she had always passed him off
as a girl becauso of her disappoint
ment In having two sons. Not oven
her husb.-pd was aware of the boy's
sex, she sfid.
This wna borno out by the dis
cover of a letter In the boy's ef
fects by the Sheriff at La Junta.
The 1 tter wis addressed to his
tn Mlt 111 Plalmrk nml ilnnln rn,l Mi
tho mother wnH "Rnn,i.n I
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.
The Now York Journal. In speak-
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and tho local merchants, says: "The
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KENTUCKY
By Judge in His Instruc
tions To Jury.
KENTUCKY STANDS US FOURTH
Among States for Number of
Homicides Lexington
Second for Cities.
HE SPEAKS FRO.M KNOWLEDGE
Danville, Ky., Jan. 9. When tho
January term of the Boyle Circuit
Court convened here, Judge Charles
A. Hardin delivered the most Igor
ous charge ever heard In the local
court house.
Ho departed from the set charge
usually given to grand Juries, and
dealt largely In statistics which he
had gathered by wide research. He
declared that official statistics show
that the United States stands first
In tho civilized world In the num
ber of homicides committed accord
ing to population, and that there
has been an Increase In the last
decade,
Kentucky stands fourth on a
. comparative basis for the number
of hnmlfililps rnmmlftnil tn tlm Hf-
! ferent States of America, while a
for small offenses.
The grand jury was forcibly re
minded that every offender; how
ever small the offense, should be
j bruht Just'ce- that th vl;
f .tem't18 e young should
be more harshly dealt with than
those leading astray the older. He
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,Ja!(l stress upon the violations or
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the cigarette law and tho local op-
,. .
"The statistics show," declared
Judge Hardin, "that 45 per cent, of
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a11 crlmes committed In the United
I States are by young men under 2t
years of aga."
According to Judge Hard n ono
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tno Kreatest schools of vice and
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.crime Is tho "blind tiger, which
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I tucky.and the Jurors were Instructed
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bringing "blind tiger" operators to
r flavrtln nonnnlnl nitnvln 4.
Justice. He commented upon a re
cent charge given to the Fayette
county grand Jury by Judge Charles
Kerr, wherein the latter referred to
tho action of a Boyle county jury
in lining a woman $300 for killing
her husband. The Judge said that
statistics Indlcato that tho jurors of
I Fayette county have, In the past.
!.con homely 'lent In the hand
ling of murder cases, thoroby es
tablishing Lexington upon the map
as a city with an astounding homl
cldnl record.
Tho court house was crowded
with spectators, and tho sensational
charge is the talk of tho town.
WORK ABANDONED ON
OHIO RIVER DAM OX
Henderson, Ky., Jan. 11. Work
has beon abandoned at Dam 98, on
account of the cold weather and
r,8lng WBtei an(, , p,BCo bcen
ain)0st deserted, only ten or twelve
workmen remnlnlng behind to look
aftor th0 equipment. Work has
beon completed on driving piling
for tno rlver wnll8 of t,10 ,ock
chamber and tho next work to bo
tnkon up aIoilK thU 1no ,8 oxcavu.
tlon for tll0 rlver walI Noar, a
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