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and in Tiinbuctoo.
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Government war risk insurance wa
practically assured when the Sennti
passed the bill providing for such r
bureau of tho Trensiiry Departmen'
with $:,000,OuO capital. The measun
is expected to jfass tho House.
Tho Board of Relief arranged t
mako payments to Americans abroad
through the Hank of England by a de
posit in tho Canadian branch. A.I
Americans In Switzerland will be sent
to Trench seaports by Franco.
In Goes a Tin of
At home, or traveling, it's- easy to have this delightful beverage, by dissolving a tea
spoonful of the soluble powder In a cup of hot water, and adding sugar and cream.
The snappy flavour Is much HHe that of'mlld, high-grade Java, but Postum Is pure and
absolutely free from cuff elite, the poisonous drug in coffee.
Some people find that coffee causes headache, nervousness, sleeplessness, Indigestion,
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KENTUCKY HORSEFLESH PRE-EMINENT
, THROUGHOUT THE WHOLE WORLD
Three Thousand Dollar Prize Earth's Un
Equalled Equines Allured By 'Dazzling Stake
In Commissioner of Agriculture's Five Gaited
Saddle Horse Ring
Kentucky horsolloah Is recognized
as pru-enilucut throughout tho wofld
and it is, thorefoiu, only fitting that
tho stato should boast tho greatest
premium over offoreuMn a contest for
euulno class, as will bo tho case when
tho champion saddle horses of tho
world gather nt tho twelfth annual
Kentucky State Fair, to bo held Sep
tember 14-19 next, to compote In the
Commissioner of Agriculture stake of
Thcro has never been a like sum
offered In a contest of this kind, the
nearest approach to tho amount being
the $2,000 prize money offered last
yenr in tho same flve-galted saddle
horse event, for which J. W. Newman,
Commissioner of Agriculture, stunds
Tho announcement of this award in
tho classification of the horso depart
ment of the State Fair. catalogue for
1014, will be certain to cause a sensa
tion among horso owners nnd breeders
throughout the country, and It Is an
nsBured fnct that the greatest lino up
of blue-blooded anlmnls tho country
has over witnessed will be In the big
hippodrome ring on the night of Fri
day, Soptomber 18.
In Eight Classifications.
Tho $3,000 premium Is to be divided
Into eight classifications, the first be
ing $550, the second $500, tho third
$450, the fourth $400, the fifth $350.
tho sixth $3d0, tho seventh $:'G0, tho
eighth $200. with a $100 silver trophy
going to tho winner of the first money
Tho fact that Hazel Dawn, winner of
last year'8 $2,000 stake and the $1,000
for tho year prior, is eliminated from
tho contest this yenr by her sale,
.J. KENTUCKY FAIR DATES.
Allen Seottsillo, Sept. 10-12.
Anderson Lawreuceburg, Aug. IS 21.
Barren Glasgow, Sept. HO to Oct. I
Boone Florence, Aug. 2G-2!.
Calloway Murray, Oct. 7-10.
Campbell Alexandria, Sept. 1-5.
TriCounty Fair, Carroll. Gallatin,
Christian llopkitisille, Sept. Si to
Franklin Frankfort, Sept. 1 I.
Fulton Fulton, Sept. 1-5.
Graves Mayficld, Aug. 20 20.
Hardin Elizabeth, Aug. 25-2'.
Hart Horse Cave, Sept. 23-20.
Jessamine Xicholas ille, Aug. 2."2i.
Knox Barbouryille, Sept. 21.
Larue Ilodgenyille, Sept. 3 10.
Laurel London, Aug. 25 28.
Gnrmautown Aug. 20-29.
McCracki'ii Paduc.ih, Oct. C 0.
Monroe Toiupkinsvillo, Sept. 2 0.
Nelson Bardstown, Sept. 2 5.
Pendleton Falmouth, Sept. ! 12.
Pulaski Somerset, Sept. 1-1.
Stato Fair Louisville, Sept. 11-19.
Shelby Sliolbyvillo, Aug. 20-2S.
Simpson Franklin, Sept. 3-5,
Todd Elkton, Oct. 1 3.
Aberdeen, Sept. 30 to Oct. 2.'
L'routorsville, August 25 to 28.
Blanchester, August to 2S.
Gieenville, Aug. 21 to 28.
Kenton August 22 tp 28,
Ohio Stato Columbus, Aug. 31 to
Napoleon, Sopt. 1 to I.
Marietta, Sept. 2 to I.
P O S T U
makes tho coming strugglo all the
muro problematical and exciting, as
there aro a nuinbor of "dark horsos"
1n prospect and such noted contest
ants as Astral King, Kentucky's Best,
My Major Dnro, Richelieu King and
Mury Ynndell Fox, aro rated us cer
A local possibility Is II. O. Hurley's
Jowel Dure. President Ray's Sun
flower may also bo entered, together
with tho great goldlng, Jack Barry
more, a stable mate of the famous
Hazel Dawn. Nickel Plate, vClnner of
the Commissioner ot Agrlculturo stake
In 1911, may also lino up for tho strug
gle and will provo n formidable oppo
uent. This horso was sold to Miss
Atterbury, of New York, after IiIb tri
umph nt tho Kentucky State Fair foi
the sum of $0,600. Miss Atterbury has
slnco sold him and his new owners are
considering his entry here In Septem
ber. Roadster Stakes $1,000.
Another important event listed by
tho catalogue for the next fair Is the
Roadster stakes with a premium of
$1,000. This money will attract the
best roadsters of the entlro country
and the event to be held Tuesday
night, September 15, or tho evening ol
Louisville Day, Is expected to prove
one ot tho most Interesting features of
tho entire fair. The show riding. In
tho big pavilion Is being improved up
to the minute and the conditions will
admit of the phenomenal Indoor speoi'
of 2:10. This prlzo list will bo di
vided into seven premiums.
Wednesday night tho light harnesi
stakes will be tho feature with a prlzt
up of $1,000.
Dayton, Sopt. 7 to 11.
Toledo, Sopt. 7 to 12.
West Union, Sept. 8 to 11.
Lima, Sopt. 29 to October 2.
Lebanon, Sept. 29 to Oct. 2.
Georgetown, Oct. 0 to 9.
Hamilton, October (5 to 9.
Raiusboro, October ti to 9.
Wooster Oct. 0 to 9.
Lancaster, Octqber 11 to 17.
PLOTS TO INCREASE PRICE
Attornoy General Expects Indictment
As Result of tho Inquiry Into
Washington, Aug. 21. Attorney Gen
oral McHoynolds expects several ii
tUutmouts to be returned within tin
next few days as the result of the in
vestigation ordered by President Wi!
sun of tin' Increase in food prices siuci
the outbreak of war in Europe.
Government ollicials would not sa
today in what cities the indictment
would be sought, hit It was declare,
no effort would be made to localize th.
prosecutions in any particular part o
Mr. McRcynolds has been in frequcn
communication with the White lions
hiuco the investigation was started am
expects to mako his formal report soor
Tho President has directed that pioii
cutions bo pressed vigorously.
In s,pite of the fact that Eiiglam
is very anxious to obtain foodstuff
from this country, every liner that ha1
sailed recently has had much einpt'
space in its hold. Tho American e
porters aro said to bo unwilling t
tako tho risks.
'There's a Reason',
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the man COST OF FIRES.
Lpok at thoso facts and figures nnd
see tho toll paid by Kentucky towns on
accoilnt of tho absence of Are protcc'
tlou. All are recent occurrences':
Firo at Now Haven. Could hav been
stopped with water pressure. Total
property loss, $40,000. Fivo persons
burned to death. "-
Firo nt Irving'lon. No water to stop
flames. ,No lives lost, but $100,000
went up in smoke.
Firo nt Caiupbellsvlllo. Wore build
ing waterworks but had'not been coin
pleted. Could hnve been stopped with
water pressure. Loss $30,000.
Firo at Wiugo. No .wafer works.
Could hnve been saved. Property loss
Firo at Hardinsburg. No tyntcr t
fight flames. Nearly tho whole town
wipod out. Property loss $1QO,000.
Fire at Willlamstowii. With wnter
would have been checked quickly. Prop
erty loss, $75,000.
Firo at Upton. No waterworks. Con
sumed buihings leisurely. Property
loss over $15,000.
Firo at Williamsburg. No water t'
use on flames. Total property loss over
Fire at Ilodgenville. No water to ust
or firo. Flames traveled unhinderci'
nnd entailed a property loss of $150,000
WOMEN TEACHERS WHO WED
Tho fact that 10 per cent of the worn
en teachers who drop out of Ohi
schools each year do so to marry is n
nrgumont a'gaiust the special traininj
of teachers by the state in the opinio.
of President' H. B. Williams, of th
Bowling Green state normal school.
He made this statement at Columbu
recently before an audience of teach
ors attending a training school.
"Every fivo years the teaching fore
of the women in northwestern Oh'u
i linages," he declared. "And 10 ppl
cent, of tho drop) a g out of the teach
ing service is due to marriage. Bu
admitting tho teaching life o
women is only fivo years, I conteri
that thestate has not iost anything
Tho acknowledged aim of all educa
tiou is to make better citizenship, nil'
even if the trained women docs ge
married or goes into other work, she i
better fitted for managing her house
'ioIiI, or lining that to which she is called
In other words she is a better eitie
for her education."
Ohio schools also benefit by her spe
in 1 training during the time the train
ed teacher is employed in them, he de
WAR'S EFFECT ON TOBACCO.
Tim effect of the European war upo
tl.e price of tobacco can not be foretoh
at this time. Keen speculators wi'
surely try to reap a rich reward b
watching the growth of the tobiecn r
Kentucky and also the war condition
They will seek to get the impressioi
prevalent that there will bo no snh
for the dark tobacco across the watei
and that therefore, it will bo withou
price. This is possible lint not prob
able. Except as tho war may kll
thousands of tobacco users, it will no
greatly diminish tho demand for to
baeco and there will, almost certainly
bo found a way to get the supply t
those who want to use it. Then, ai
other weighty consideration is that th
war will, in nil probability, be decisivi
ind short. The instruments of death
ere too numerous and too well mauiiei
to permit a long war. Owensboro Me?
FIFTY YEARS AGO IN OINCINNAT1
AUGUST 21, 1801.)
New York produce: Cotton $1.83
flour $10.85, whttlt, $2.35, eorti $1j55.
The great Bailey show is iidxcrtisei
to appear in Cincinnati oim week fron
today. Tho location for the exhibition
has not been chosen.
Cincinnati society is much conceriiei
by tho report that English society folk
aro decorating their horse? with falsi
tails. American men are also wonder
ing why women insist upon wearing
There were occasional showers yes
torday, tho weather being hot and sul
try, the temporiituro ranging from 7i
to 92 degrees.
There were ten arrivals and ten de
partures yesterday and the packets di
an exceptionally good business. Freight
offerings were above par and the pas
senger lists were al well filled.
CELERY SEED FOR THE NERVES
Thoso who aro troubled with restless
ness and loss of sleep caused by nor
vousuess should know of the value ot
celery seeds to tho system. A fov
iseeds eaten throe or four times n dnj
will do much toward quieting our nerves
and if taken a half hour before re
tiring they will cause more restful slum
her. A tablespoonful of celory seedi
boiled from three to five minutes in n
pint of wnter and a half teacupful ol
this liquid taken prior to meals, oi
before retiring, will act like a charm
ou tho nerves and will give tho persoi.
tho necdod rest. The liquid may hi
flavored if tho celory tasto Is not de
Brownell Combs, of Lexington, it
safo In Hamburg, according to word
received by tho Stato Department. Seu
ator Oamdeu is making inquiries iu re
gard to Thomas Jones of Frankfort,
u student at Oxford,
If all tho poopla in the world should
I fogreo, pJympathUoiwIth-a man at a
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BITS OF BYPLAY.
Another Million-Dollar Mystery.
Though war may bring us tales of woo,
And battles hold tho world in awe;
A lot of us would like to know
What hns becomo of Hurry Thawf
Paw Knows Everything.
Willie Paw, what ijeeamo of tin
eight circuses of ancient Ilomcf
Paw They failed, my soil. In thost
days thpy had, no newspapers to ad
vcrtlso tho circuses.
Aw, a wan I
Another paradox wo greet,
And it is simply -great; .
A fellow oun mako both onds meet
If ho will just keep straight.
" Wero you ever disappointed ii
lovef" asked tho Boob.
"Sure I was," replied the Orouel,
"I'm a married man."
When Huerta landed at Madrid
The people said: "Who aro you, bo?
And Huerta answered: "I'm the kid
Whp put the 'sick' in Mexico."
"Worth makes the man," quoted th
"Yes, and Worth makes the worn
an," replied tho Fool.
She never gets a letter, yet
Her courago does not fail;
And every day she's at the door
And waiting for her male.
1805 It is doubtful if men will eve
1914 It is doubtful if men will eve
fly across the ocean.
1920 It is doubtful if men will eve
fly around the world.
1925 It is doubtful if men will eve
fly to Mars.
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LUKE McLUKE SAYS
When a mau picks tip an umbrella b
mistake ho never picks up a wore on
than his own.
This would bo a whole lot better coun
try if the Reformers would take ou
enough time to mind their own busines
A man may have his doubts about In
wife. But he will always bet that hi
watcli is right.
There isn't any great need to teac
Sexual Knowledge in the schools to i
suro happy marriages. The way'to it
.sr.ro happy marriages is4o teach IJnse'
fishness in tho schools.
And thorn are only about 90 days be
tween tho Love-Sick stage and the Sick
Of cour.-o tho girls know that the
sl.ow almost the entire shocking whe
they climb on a Summer car. That i
the reason why they haven't wideuet
the skirts any.
It may bo that women post aroum
tho houso in combinations as dopitctei
in tho oils in the advertisements. Bu
0 far we have never witnossed a floe
of men playing football and leapfro
in their union suits, as per cuts In th
Men are not as smart as they imagine
they are. It takes a woman to tell
teal blonde from a chemical blonde.
A man can't help having a red nose
But red whiskers aro his own fault.
(Most men are honest because the
wouldn't steal less than $100,000, am
they aro never where that amount i
lying around loose.
ARE WOMEN NATURALLY
A prominent writer so claims. Worn
en aro constituted with a delicate or
gauism nnd in nino cases out of tei
mental depression may be attributed t
an abnormal condition of the systen
which expresses itself in nervousness
sleeplessness, backache, headaches, cau
leg constant misery and as a result df
siondeney. Lydia E. Pinkliam's Vege
table Compound, a simple remedy made
from roots and herbs, is the one grea
remedy for this condition. It goes t
tho root of the trouble and overcome
Ho and sho arrived in the fifth In
Ho (to a fan) "What's the scorof "
Fan. "Nothing to nothing."
She "Goody I We haven't missed
A "testamentory paper," written
slxteon years ago by former .lustici
Lurtou, of the Supremo Court, in whicl
he leaves all his, property to his wife
was filed iu Washington,
Bccnuso no one can bo found to per
form tho duties of dog-catcher the
Lexington authorities probably wil'
order tho police to shoot summarily
all unmurr.led dogs.
Indictments aro expected from grand
juries in nt loast six cities on account
of tho;lncreased food pricos in this
country, according to announcement' in
Thorco hundred Frankfort housd-kecp-era
havo formed a Consumers' League,
wikiclYowllI "net'on fout'.anvlnquity Ino
tfeuirecent advance In' (ho prlea'of f6o"di
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23. i.i.- A .fU.iT JUt-' AT
5 First Premium for Best Loaf of Bread at Blue Grass Fair
ti was awarded to Mrs. Kmma Brumblett.
First Premium for Cake at Kwing Fair was awarded to Mrs.
jj J. H. Belt.
2 Uoth used that High Grade
f" Jefjerson" Flom
to make them.
- M. n. RUSSELL CO.
FILMS DEVELOPED FREE
Until the first of September we will develop free any film bought
from tts, charging you only for the prints.
for all Cameras and Kodaks. Same Price. Belter quality.
JOHN O. PECOR 22 West Second Street
Will HAVE PRICES AND QUALITY
J. C. EVERETT 4 CO.
Cured by our Saxo Salvo
Bagdad, Fla."Ton!l people suffer
Ing from eczema of any form I want
to recommend Saxo Salve. I tried
everything my frienda would suggest
for itching eczema ou my hands, but
nothing helped it ut ull until un old
iuuy ujiu me uooui oaxo salve unu onu
tuba has entirely cured me." Calvin
Wilson, Bugdad, Fla.
If we can't cure your &!.!n trouble
with our Saxo Salve and Saxo Soap wa
will buy back tb empty tube.
John O. Pecor, Druggist, Maysville, Ky.
Of Claudo Allen, of Ilillsvillo Fame
Married By West Virginian,
liiehmnnd, Va. Miss Nellie Wislei
a pretty mountain lass uho u.i.s be
throthed to Claudo Allen, of Ilillsvilh
fame, and remained constant to him up
to tho date of his execution here, is
now the brido of .1. Victor lion man, ot
Coalwood, W. Va.
LOAN TO BELGIUM
Amounting To Fifty Million Author
ized By British Government.
London. Great liiitaiu lias decided
to make a loan to Belgium of 10,00(1.
00(1 (.-)0,000,000). The money will b
inised by treasury bills, for -which ten
der.H were called.
Estill Kenton of Nicholas Count;
killed a crane at the Sugar Cieek for
on Licking last Thursday, The bin
measured six feet from tip to tip, aiu
is said to havo been about the largos'
crane tve.r killed in this section. Ml
ONE BORN EVEttY MINUTE
American tourists abroad did not
meet with ery warm reception amfiir
seme people In Loudon a bogus steam
boat ticket fiend appeared on tho seem
and buncoed an American tourist out
of $400 by selling him a counterfeit
Theodore ItooseeIt has withdrawn
his indorsement of Uinmnn, a Itepiib
lican, as tho I'rogrcssne candidate fo
Governor in New York State. He will
support a straight Progressive ticket
and campaign the State from cud to
I Watches Watches Watches
J at a price that will appeal to you if you need a watch. Prices
guaranteed lower than same quality can be bought elsewhere. gg
Let me fit Glasses to your eyes. See how cheap we sell m
jj Kryptok Lenses. The best' glasses made at half what others
m charge. 5
Our quality is the best made. 2
Ticket given with every $i cash purchase.
I P. J. MURPHY, THE jS1o?t,cW 1
Big supply of
MASON FRUIT JARS,
STAR TIN CANS -JELLY
FRUITS OF ALL KINDS.
CANTELOPES and WATERMELONS received daily.,
Picnic Supplies of all kinds continually in stock.
A full and complete supply of Vegetables of all kinds
The best goods. The lowest prices. I want all to call
and be convinced.
The only full and complete stock in our city.
it b. i oa,
"THE PERILS OF PAULINE"
(In Two Parts)
And Threo Other Good Pictures'.
Dry Cleaned and Pressed $1.00
Wet Cleaned and Pressed. .. ,5C
Wo guaranteo tho Dry Process
against shrinkage makes tham
Wo havo all our dry cleaning
done by tho Fenton Dry Cleaning
Company of Cincinnati, O. This
plant was equipped at a cost of
over $100,000 and is one of tho
largest and best equipped in the
Work Satisfactory or Money
C. F. McNAMARA
Q WeBt F ont Street
What has becomo of tho redoubtable
Toddy, or llobsou. Not a cluirp since
a real war has come. Perhaps they aro
evolving a filan whereby ,lho war will
suddenly cease and wo will have world
wide peace. Speak up TJeddy. Don't
let modesty keep vou s'llclit.
Tho trouble with a woman Is that
when sho is crying you'?ini't k.v.it
whqther to sympathize with" her or
The bills providing for Government
War ltisk Insurance were favorably re
jiortod yesterday in the Houso and
Tp to tho time a girl is twenty-five
June is her favorite wedding month.
After that she puts hor money ou tho
THE LEADING GROCER,
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