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October 3, 191a.
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KKNTUCKY TRKSS ASSOCIATION.
ET TU BRUTE?
The Loulsvlllo I'ost lias turned Its
back upon Mr. Iloosevclt. Tor years
It lias been his defender and the d
fender of most If not all of his nets
and policies, and even his champion
in the pre-nonilnatlon campaign. And
It vouchod for all his declarations
concerning the "robbery" which dep.
prlvcd him of the Republican nomina
tion at Chicago, whllo nt the same
time endorsing tho Baltimore Demo
cratic platform arid Its nominee, Mr.
Wilson. Now it comes out openly and
rather boldly in denunciation of Uu
Colonel for his attack, in Missouri,
upon tho Baltimore Convention.
The editorial Is entitled "Mr: Koose
vclt's Rc'ap3e,"nnd the former Presi
dent Is shown what his own method
and his own language, as applied to
others, look like when directed toward
himself. Ho is declared to have per
verted facts when he stated that Mr.
Wilson Is the nominee of the bosses
Just as Mr. Taft Is nnd that Mr.
Clark was robbed Just as ho was.
"This is tho most unklndest cut of
CLEAN UP DAY
Our attention Is again called, this
tlmo by tho Kentucky State flro pre
vention association, to tho fact that
tho Governcr ha3 set aside Tuesday,
Oct 8th, as "clean up" day or fire
prevention day. The idea is, first,
that evory householder should spend
as much tlmo as necessary on this
day looking over his premises to boo
that chlmney3 and flues aro in good
condition and to repair such as arc
not, also to move all waste and de
bris that conduces to tho spread of
It Is supposed furthermore that '
it will not be an individual affair, but J
that communities, villages, towns and
cities will work together to reduce 1
by preventlvo measures tho annual
loss throughout tho country of moro
.linn OAA milltn-a ttf.n t T.""n 1 1 1 1 ' 1 ' II
luuu .vv iuillli.ua u (.ill , iwu.u.nj
quota being upwards of G millions.
The Courlcr-Jouinci says, "If thbj
day were religiously observed thru
out the Commonwealth there would
be fewer fires to record within tho
next twelve months to come. Tho
general removal of rubbish in and
about business houses, factories, resi
dences and othsr places would amount
to a big reduction in flro hazard.
Tho putting in order of houses and
premises in advance of winter would
Bavo many lossos that are Bure to
como otherwlso thru defective flues,
stoves and other heating arrange
ments and thru tho neglect of thoso
ptrcautions which, while simplo nnd
easily practical, nro of much im
Krtanc to personal and general wel
fare." f I
In tho firm ct Roosevelt and John
son thoro is uo silent member.
More people this year are interest
ed In November fifth, than are
Interested in December the twenty
fifth. It only myself could talk to myself
As I knew him a year ago
I could tell him a lot that would
save him a lot
Of things he ought to know.
People who hunt for faults sel
dom find anything else,
If ytm were starting nut lu the world
H bcglnucr would you begin by
throwing $5,000 Into the river?
That' is what John Lavery, tbo Scot
tish artist, did.
When be set out on h!a Jouruoy to
access as an artist he deliberately
threw a 1.000 note Into the Clyde.
Why? Because lie feared his money
anight prove a handicap. He knew he
Meded the spur of ovrty In order to
Co Ills beat work.
To say the least, the cure was a he
roic one. And perhaps he waa logical.
He knew himself better than an
one else and doubtless was wise In
concluding that so long a bo bud
money to lira on he would lack In
centive. However that may Iks. the rare logic
of the Scottish artist may contribute
to tho encouragement of the poor boy
who Is struggling through discourage
ment or failure.
You have no money handicap?
The rich man's son usually falls be
cause of hl money. Having plenty,
there Is too much temptation to tako
things easy, to put oft tho disagreea
ble, to loiter on the way townnl
achievement. "What's the use?" que
ries the man who Is not obliged.
Ho who Is driven to accomplishment
by no other Incentive than that of his
mere Inclination Is a rare man.
Moreover, somo one has said It is a
good thing that a man should fall In
his first business venture. Certain It
Is that most successful men have como
up through failure.
Failure Is experience And experi
minded by tho dust of tho battla
which he has lost, the young man con
cludes that when the battlo Is lost nil
is lost He has yet to learn that tho
battle Is only one In the scries of tho
By nnd by, pondering over his first
defeat, he discovers where his lino
was weak or whero ho failed to movo
at the right moment Having learned
his mistake, ere long ho Is up and at It
again no less zealous, but moro wary.
You need not throw away your mon
ey In order to begin properly.
There are n lot of people who will
old you If you desire to do that.
But If you havo lost your first little
fortune do not let the small matter
frighten you. And If you have no lit
tro fortune to loso do not let that deter
It is a One thing to bo young and
strong and iioor.
A REAL JEAN VAL JEAN.
Eight years ago a young man-call
him Jones was sent to the peniten
tiary for killing n man In a Colorado
It Is said Jones did tho killing In self
defense. However that may be, he
became n model prisoner nnd at the
end of tho eight years was paroled,
tho terms being that ho should not
leave the confines of the state.
Jones got a Job on a farm. .
The farmer knew tho ex-convlct's
history nnd took advantage of It. work
ing the man unmercifully. Jones found
life outside the prison harder than It
had been on the tnsldo and after eight
een months rebelled nnd quit He tried
to get a new Job.
Remember Jean Val Jean?
Jones discovered, as did Victor
Hugo's hero, that it Is difficult for an
ex-convlct to get a Job.
Finally he determined to quit being
an ex-convlct He violated his parole,
assumed another name and went to
Montana, where be took up a homo
stead. Inside of two years Jones, who bad
prospered, became a lending citizen of
his settlement He courted the daugh
ter eff a neighboring farmer, and to
her ho told bis full story. The girl
promptly accepted him.
Remember how that nstuto officer of
the law hounded Jean Val Jean? A
detective who had been searching for
Jones since he bad violated bis parole
recognized him. Luckily, however, he
permitted the latter to return to Colo
rado without publicity.
Jones told his story to Warden Ty
nan, who Investigated nnd found It to
be true. What Impressed the warden
more than nil else was that Jones bad
told the truth to the girl he wanted to
who figures In this real story
as did M. Myrlel, the good bishop of
D. in Hugo's masterpiece, got the pa
role board together. They listened to
Tynan nnd got out a permanent parole
for Jones, permitting him to live wher
ever he might choose.
The sequel Is as fine as any In the
old fashioned story books. Jones has
gone back to Montnna and was mar
ried Aug. 1 to the farmer's daughter.
It is predicted ho will become almost
as highly honored In his new home as
was M. Madcllno, the mnyor.
And tho moral?
He who runs may read.
KEEP CLEAN INSIDE.
That man who In your presence tries
to tell a smutty story Insults your soul.
Turn on your heel and leave him.
Morally such a man attempts a crime
that is meaner than that of reaching
for your pocketbook. Tho motive for
the crimo muy be lacking. He may
not realize bis offense. As a matter of
fact, morally considered, be is guilty
Just tho same.
Some of these peddlers of filth aro
wblted sepulcbers gentlemenly as to
outside appearance, but Inwardly filled
with dead men's bones.
This is a good rule for you:
Do not permit yourself willingly to
listen to any Bort of story that you
would not be willing to tell again to
your mother or your sister.
A filthy suggestion will soak Into your
clean mind as spilled Ink will soak Into
clean blotting paper.
Permit no one to drag your mind
through bis sewer.
Do you know many a grown man of
today would sacrifice considerable to
wipe clean from the tablets of his
memory stories and suggestions be lis
tened to when a boy?
I cannot think a real gentleman will
take deliberate care to repeat a risque
story In the presence of youth.
ne Is meanness incarnate who would
delight In daubing a coarse picture on
a clean wall.
No real gentleman will listen to or
TAFT THE MAN
FOR THE CRISIS
The President and the Panama
VALUE OF HIS DIPLOMACY
Not 8inca tha Civil War Hava tha
Amarican Paopla Had Qraatar Rea
on to Congratulate Thamialvea on
Having tha Right Man In tha Right
Placa at tha Vital Momant.
Tho American people never since
1SC0 havo had greater reason to con
gratulate themselves ou having tho
right man In tho right pluce than they
bavo In tho fact that William Howard
Taft Is president of tho United Stntcs.
When Mr. Taft signed tho Panama
canal bill ho upheld with a majesty
worthy of tho causo tho right of the
American people to nttcud to their
own affairs nt tho same time tbnt ho
confronted nnd was fully aware that
ho confronted a most dltllcult Interna
tional lssuo for which ho was In no
Morris in Sjtokane Spokesman-Review.
John Bull H'l soy, Sammy, you cawn't allow your bloomln" ships to ps
through your Panama canal without paying a toll, don'tcbo know.
Uncle Sam No?
John Bull U'oh, deah, nol
TAFT GOOD TIMES.
A Good Deal Mora Substantial Than
' Wilson Promises.
, Tliere wns nn old wing, a favorite In
the days gone by. with the refniln.
1 "Hard times come again no more:"
' Were It not for the dark cloud of
Democratic free trade hou-rlng nlxivi
the horlzou and the possibility of Wll
, sou for president, with n cabinet of
mossbneks from the south, with their
. heels on the cnbluet table and telling
, each other how much Itetter tilings
j were "before the wnh." Americans
might lo singing that rufrnln with
I zest nnd glee today, for from all
parts of the Ptilon come assurance
j of better times than for years past,
j of pressing demands for goods of all
kinds, abundant employment nnd ac
tive nnd profitable trade. The large
cities are thronged with buyers, and
I there Is plenty of evidence that store
keepers, big nud small, in city and
village and nt th crossroads, have
money to spend-and mean to spend It
How different four ycarH ago! The
country wob still lu the doldrums not I
yet emerged from the Itooscvelt panic
of 1007. The nation was looking for
ward with hope and faith to tho clec-1
tlon of President Taft. then already
recognized as one of the world's great
est statesmen, safe, sane, broad minded,
with nn Intellectual grasp equal to the
mighty tnsk leforp him and nn tinsel-
try to remember or to retell story h
would hesitate to repeat In the family
Is the standard too high?
You doubtless remember the Just re
buke administered by General U. S.
Grant to a thoughtless ollicer of staff
1 who, starting to recite n vile tale, pref
I aced the attempt by saying, "I believe
, there are uo ladles present," where
upon quickly retorted urant:
, "There are gentlemen present"
It Is of record that the tale went un
told and thereafter uo one durst at
tempt a questionable story In the pros
' ence of the silent soldier.
Keep your mind unsullied. A foul
suggestion, given audience by your per
mission, may lead you into habits of
thought that, persisted In, will debauch
your soul. Thought produces habit;
bablt hardens luto character; character
Keep clean Inside. It Is of Immeas
urably greater importance that you
bould keep the dirt off your soul than
off your clothes.
THE LAUGH ON SEAVY
Mr. H. H. Scavy, in attempting, by
what ho thought to bo pertinent
questioning, to put Congressman Pow
ers In tho holo, fell himself into a
trap. At least the laugh Is on him.
'Mr. Seavy thinks that It is likely
that the President will have to be
elected by tho House of Representa
tives and ho wanted Powers to state
ITIs easy to supposo what Mr. Taft's
predecessor would have done under
similar conditions. Ono can hear the
bang nnd whlx and sputter, like the
tart of a wireless message across tho
Atlantic, hurling frnntlc defiance here
and there nnd everywhere getting ev
erybody mnd, making foreign resent
ment more acute than liefore and an
amiable adjustment well nigh Impossi
ble. President Taft's high standing as
diplomat nod statesman, his well
known reputation for calm and digni
fied reasoning, his mastery of the prin
ciples of International law, of tho ob
ligations of treaties nnd the power of
an Independent people to suersedo n
treaty when It Is found to lnfrlngo
upon their national rights give assur
ance that tho crisis, affecting as It
does the honor of tha nntlon and Its
fidelity to Its solemn engagements,
will bo dealt with in a manner be
fitting tho American republic and satis
factory to tho civilized world.
Foreign nations know that President
Taft can bo trusted to do what Is fair
and Just that his patriotism Is as
broad as It Is pure and that no hunger
for spread eaglo notoriety will vitiate
his Judgment And every American,
whatsoever his party, knows in Ills heart
of hearts that the nntlonal Interests,
tho national honor, tho national future
so far as he shall bo permitted to
control thnt future nro safe In the
chargo of William Howard Taft
flab devotion to the welfare of all his
The nation's faith and hopo In
President Taft were not misplaced.
Gradually and surely the country has
come out of distrust nnd despair Into,
the realization and enjoyment of ever
growing pnwperlty Business has re
covered confidence, labor finds profit'
able employment, and In some parts
the demand for liilsir nt good wages Is
greater than the supply.
President Taft has made good Hani
times have gone, never to return pro
vlded Tuft is re-elected and allowed
to give tho roimtry four years more of
sanity, safety and security The
frantic efforts of his prede essor to
get a cbanee to give the rountry
another taste' of 1P07 excite no alarm
-the American memory Is not short
enough for that But another goner
atlon has grown to iuiiiiIksnI and the
ballot since the last (-aliimllous ex
pcrlenre of DeiniH-rntli low tariff In
tSfH-7. and km-cIoiin nnd Illusive free
trade arguments are appealing to ears
thnt never beard them before
There Is every reason to believe,
however, that the sunshine of Taft's
prosiK-rlty will clear the beclouded sky.
dissipate the mist of Wilson free trade,
and ennble the younger voters to per
celve. as their elders know by ex-
perlence. the folly of exchanging good i
times for conditions that In the past
have brought only business rollapse
and general hardship and depression I
for pverylKidy and loss of opimminltr '
I whether In that event ho would vot-J
1 for RooBOvelt or Taft, thinking of !
course that tho Eleventh District
would favor tho man who favors
'itooscyoit and. In as much as bo thinks
i Mr. Powers Is Inclined toward Taft, j
'a declaration to that effect would
bo to his (Scavy's) advantage
But Mr. Powers, alert as usual, calls
Mr. Seavy's attention to tho fact that
even It ho is elected, nnd, If Uio Presi
dent must bo chosen by tho Houso
I of Representatives, Scavy will not
get to vote, as tho vote Is cast by
States and tho present Congress, not
I tho ono to bo elected, decides tho
Trying The Dynamiters
Prosecution Hopes to Disclose the
Entifo History of Outrages
Indianapolis, Ind., Oct. 1, 1012.
Tho 51 meu Indicted for compll-
nltv with the McNamaras in various
dynamlto outrages thruout tho coun- '
try during tho last two or threo years I
wero placed on trial hero before
Judge AndotBon of tho United States
District Court today. It will be re
membered Uiat tho cases wcro call
ed for trial last March but wero
All the defendants plead not guilty
with the exception of Ortle Mac-llanlgal.
Tho defondanto aro to bo tried
together but the Indictments nro sep
arate Ono of tho accused was ab
sent. Tho CO othors filled most of
tho spaco Ir. tho Court Room.
Senator John W. Kern of Indiana
Is chief counsel for tho defendants,
United Statin District Attorney Mil
lor heading tho prosecution.
Flynn Scatters Fortune in Rooie
Tells Senate Committee That He Con
tributed $144,300 to the Progressive
Washington, I). l, Oct. 1, 1912.
Tho Senate Committee, Bitting to
Investlsnto tho 1901, 1S0S and 1&12
campaigns, listened to tho testimony
of Boss Flynn of Pittsburg today.
Tho Boss talked freely nnd paid
that his total Iloosevclt expenditure
;iu Pennsylvania nmounted to l!),3Si.
Ho also contributed to the main
campaign and to Snntor Lal'ollotto a
cauingn before ho beenmo a Iloose
vclt man, nud admitted thnt ho had
romethlug to dc with rounding up
Tho Committee Is down to busi
ness In earnest nnd tho revelations
aro npt to bo such ns will awaken
tho American public and show tlio-full
extent to which political corruption
Not A Bossed Convention
Murphy Could Control But Declinas
Syracuse, N. Y., Oct. 1, 1912.
The State Democratic Contention,
assembled hero to nominate n inndl
dato for (lovernor to bo voted for nt
Who regular November election, Is in
easy control of Boss Murphy, It lm
lng claimed that ho ran manipulate
four hundred votes, but Mr. Murphy
says that ho does not wish to dictate
tho nomination and wants tho conveii.
tlon to choose ltd own candidate.
Owing to Murphy's attitude. It Is
not thought that Governor Dlx can bo
ro-nonilnntcd, nnd William Sulzer and
Lieut Governor Conway are most
prominently mentioned for the place.
I Tho influence of C.ov. Wilson h felt
In the convention nnd If a Progres
sive Is chotten his chances of carry
ing tho stats In tho Presidential con
test will bo crently enhanced.
UNITED STATES NEWS
Continunlfrsni 1 litt It it
Colonel replied. "It Is simple non
uenso to say I did an 'Illegal thing."'
11" declared that Taft and Wilson aro
drawing together in their hostility
to tho Progressivj jtrty and Its prin
ciples, and that tho Republican and
Democratic platforms nro In funda
The Clapp Probo committee, which
Is Investigating campaign contribu
tions, has announced, Friday. Oct.
4. as tho tlmo when Theodore Roose
velt Bball appear and give testimony
regarding contributions to his at'd
other campaigns In the past. Col.
Roosevelt expressed his desire some
tlmo ngo to testify mid tho committee
Is nw anxiously awaiting tho tlmo
set Tho testimony of Harrlmnn'B
Secretary, 'Monday, was not nltoguther
favorable to tho Colonel.
VICTORY FOR WILSON
James Smith, Jr., suffered an over
whelming defeat for United States
Senator at tho hands of tho Now
Jersey Democrnts nt tho fctnto wld
primaries on Sept 25. Kx-Congressnian
Hughes, Gov. Wilson's cholc", carried
tho Btato by more than 20.000. Tho
victory Is claimed to bo a proof of
Gov. Wilson's ability ac a leader and
that it gives tho lie to the state
ment that ho will lo boss controll
ed If elected President
CONSERVATION CONGRESS IN
Tho fourth International Conserva
tion Congrecs assembled In Indlnnap
olts, Ind., Tuesday. Several thousand
delegates are present. The sessions
nro to continue thru tho 4th. Many
distinguished speakers aro on tho
program, among vhem aro Ex-Vko
Pres. Fairbanks, Gov. Hadlcy, Gov.
Wilson and Socretnry Stlmson.
IN OUR OWN STATE
(Continued from 6rtpfc)
was ono of tho most influential men
in Central Kentucky, ilo waa r.C years
of ago and was In excellent health
until tho day preceding Ills death.
GOOD ROADS CONGRESS
Tho Kentucky Go6d Roads Con
gress will bo held, Friday and Satur
day, tho 4th and Cth, at Mammoth
Cavo. Tcnnessco and Indiana aro al
so to havo dolcgates present nnd hun
dreds of farmers and others are ex
pected. Llka most Kentucky gather
ings, whllo tho program Is to bo an
Interesting ono, cntortalnments f
various kinds, Including a barbecue,
havo been provided. Two of tho chief
speakers aro Gov. Hooper of Tonn.
ati'l Mayor Book waiter of Indianap
olis. Most of our politicians havo tho
courage of other people's convictions.
Tho best thing to do when you
make a mistake Is to mako It teach
(Conducted by the National Woman'i
Clirlatlan Temperance UnlorU
RETORT OF RUDYARD KIPLING
Temperance Principles "Done Up" In
Carburetor Dlieloied In Story Told
of English Writer.
Temperance prlnclples'"done up" In
a carburetor nre disclosed In tho fol
lowing story told of Itudyard Kipling.
"Tho host stood over a tray.
"'Drink, Kipling?' ho naked the
luncheon gnng had sounded,
"'No, thanks,' said Kipling,
"'Don't you ever touch anything?'
asked a youth who wanted nn excuso
to hear himself address Kipling. The
others were listening for the answer.
"'No,' said Kipling. 'I never could
make up tny mind to pour lighted pe
trol Into my carburetor.' He grinned
boyishly nt his own Joke, so did we
"'What's thnt, Kipling?" demanded
the host, mixing a Martini. 'Your car
hurelorl Afraid of burning hole In
It? Why, look at mo!"
"'Y-a, ItKik at you, said Kipling.
'You've got no carburetor. It's been
burned out It's burned Into so many
holes that lliero's Just a big place
where It used to bo.'"
HOUR'S DRINK OF THE WORLD
One and One-Quarter Million Dollars'
Worth of Stale Water and Disease
Every hour the world drlnka down
one-aud a quarter million dollars' worth
of beer. Bis-r Is chiefly stale water
and dlseaso germs. It also contains
a little malt and hops and a little alco
hol. lVople who refuse to drink wa
ter from a rain barrel because there
may be wlnnle-talls In It, will cheer
fully swallow down beer, 93 por cent
months old water with which thou
sanda of squirming, kicking germs go
down at every gulp. Then the beer
drinker wondera why he geta so fat.
why his flesh Is so soft, and why he
gets out of breath so eaally. A walk
ing, germ storehouse cannot expect to
have the hard, sound muscles and
steady heart of the man who drlnka
pure, clear water.
LIQUOR AND SUMMER OUTINGS
Amount of Money Spent Yearly for
Intoxicating Drlnka Would Give
Ua All Annual Vacatlona.
The amount of money we apend ev-
I ery year In the United Statea. directly
, and Indirectly, for liquor would give
a two weeks' vacation to every man,
1 woman and child In the land, with
their board and expenaca pnJd. We
spend approximately ll.COO.OOO.OOO a
i year for alcoholic drinks, and we
spend as much more for Judges, police.
Jails, pourhousea and Insano asylums
to take care of the people who get
Into troiiblR through hard drink. That
makes $3,000,000,000, or $30 apiece for
everybody For a family of father,
mother and four children It amounts
to $180 a year, a nice sum for an out-
Ing In tho country. Now York Amerl-
HC NEVER OtAMED THE DOOZE.
Hta Joints wr full of rhrumatlam,
111 appotlta waa alack;
II had paJni hrtwrrn the ahoulitara.
Chilli up and down hla back;
II auRrr with InaomnU,
At night h couMn't anooio,
II said It was tha c'lmala-
II nvr blamed tha booial
Ilia clothra wrrx a-ttlna aedr.
Ilia noaa wu fitting rfd.
Ilia chtldran always hungry,
lllmtMf not too wrll fd.
Ilia family ha nrgli-ctrd.
Ilia wife ha did abuaa;
II blamad all her relation A
Hut h nvtr blamad th boosal
Oood Trade and Drinking.
Tha report of the prison commis
sioners for Scotland for 19H shows
' that the proportion of commitments
' to population was very high 9.78 par
' 1,000 aa compared with 6.18 In Eng
land and Wales. There waa a diminu
tion In cases of serious crimo, but an
Increase In assaults and a marked
growth of miscellaneous offences
chiefly drunkenness and other offences
caused by drink. This, saya the re
port, can be traced mainly to those
districts where employment has been
good and where wages have been un
Let's Make Them All Happy.
No thinking man can run a saloon
and be happy, Ex-aaloonkeopers tn )
dry territory are abaklng hands with
folks who voted them out of business
and saying, "We are glad to get out
It'a hell to run a saloon. We're hap
plor than we've been for yeara." Har
A Duke on Testotall-m.
Tha Duke of Portland, at a temper
ance meeting at Nottingham recently
aald that when he lately met with an
accident he thought he would try to
do without liquor of any kind, and as
a result felt better In every way. II
got up without a bussing tn hla head
In tba morning, ha could do a better
day's work, and ba really believed h
should live a few yeara longer. This
la valuable testimony, as showing
what the moat moderate drinker ex
periences as the result of bis use U