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.1. P. FAULKNER, Manager
Knlnrt nl I V Pntt nfflrt nl llrttn, Ky. . nl ttcmui
ID emoted, to tlie Interests of tlae Mo-u-XiteLin. People
Knowledge is power and the
way to keep up with modern
. knowledge is to read a good
Five cents n copy.
IlKltl'A MADISON COUNTY, KENTUCKY, MAItCII 13, I01S
Ono Dollar n year.
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rosindsrer jcncrjc w-"-"'"-' natrjr I I n terior Laoor u r. HUU5 i UlN, 'Mrtcuttitm commerce "a .3DQr
PRESIDENT WILSON AND MIS CABINET
IJQ5EPHU5 DANIELS Na"571
I DF. HOUSTON. "'AtoicuHitml Commerce "d labor
Great Victory for the Greeks
Hut llltlo now Iiiih come from
tho field of operations In tho Balkan
for several weeks, partly due to the
greater Interest taken on till side of
the Atlantic In Mexican affairs ami
tartly to tho censor.
Tho past week, however, has been
signalized by ono of tlm greatest lc
torlca of the w.ir. th! fallltiK of Janl
na. ono of tho throe strongholds that
has held out .igidnst tho allied nr
inleB, Adrlanoplo and Sctitarla blug
tho other two.
In tho capture of Janlna th" Greeks
took thirty-two thousand Turkish
prisoner, this being tho second great
success of their arms, SalnnlKn hav
ing fallen earlier In tho war.
lach of tho Allied armies now ha
sufficient glory tc Us cieillt, and, If
i tho reK)ita that Turkey has nskid
j tho Tower to make peace with hr
enemies on tho best tenr lioaslblo be
'true, tho four little stat' u lll go
'down lu hlHtory n the most biicctss
ful fighters the worlil ha ever known.
ANOTHER NEW STORY
Wo ara running the last Sintnllm lit
of "Itoth Sldis cf the .Shield' this
week. Our new story will begin '
or thno weeks heuco and continue
for nearly throe mouth. It I entl
tleil "111 III to Power" a pclltlml
Htory In which an uiiboiiKht eiinmplon
of the iH-oido win jit lu thi- end. A
thrilling love story that I tienrly
wrecked by the hero hewing to th
lino In politic I not th- leant In
teresting feature of tho story.
All Interested In better things In
political life should lead thl story.
Head l'rof. M ntgotmTj's moat
timely article on "Oat" on our Agri
cultural page this week. It may bo
tho means of adding many dollar to
tho Inconio of tho faun this "ar.
Under tho caption "Kentucky r.t
tho Front." wo give, this week, n good
ncconut of Kuitucky's vital statistics
law. Tho coinparatlvo statistics of
birth and deaths Tor tho year 1'JU
and VjVi aro ample Justification of th"
law and shuild provo of Interest to
Now of tho Week.
PAOB TWO. '
bnnday School Losscn.
Slogan 1. "Ono for Every Ono."
Homo Town Hclpa.
Tho Nw Hull's nro Announced.
Last of Serial Story.
Eastern Kentucky Nows.
KENTUCKY TO THE
Other States to Emulate Vital Stalls
J tics and Public Health Work.
I That It I the Intention of tho
, Census Bureau at Wiuhlngtou to ak
tho state uf the Union to emulate
! tho pulillo health work done by the
'local registrars of Vital Statistics f
Kentucky 1 evidenced by tho follow
DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE
Washington, Feb. is, 1913.
Dr. W. I.. Holzer,
Stalo ltegistrur of Vital Statlstlis,
Howling Grctn, Ky.
Through nowspapor roK).rts, tho
llulk'tliis of the Stato Hoard of
Health and personal coufereucts, I
have learned of tho kind of health
work tho local registrar of Kentucky
nro doing. It Is shown that they not
only endeavor to H'curo complete rec
ords of blrjhs and dath, but, act
ing under the authority of Kentucky'
Vital Statistic law, they roimrt epi
demics of Typhoid IVvcr, Diphtheria,
Measlo. Infantile Tnralysls and otlnr
communicable illsease and aid nrt ho
ly In distributing literature, and,
In other ways, limit thu spread of
Ily so doing, tho irglBttar of Ken
tucky havo taiccocded In putting Into
actual practice tho purposo of such a
law, that Is to preservo and conero
tho health and lives of the people.
It is my purpose to call the atten
tion of tho local registrant of the oth
ir tttonty-ono of the United States
under this registration Inw to th
work done by tho registrars of Ken
tncky that tho greatest good may
bo seemed frviiu Its oiierntlou.
Vwy truly your,
Crcsay L. Wilbur,
Tho birth returns for lull numbered
00,732 and for 1012, lil.HW. Theso will
bo Increased by Homo delayed reporlB.
'llio deaths for 1911 numbered .lO.r.SS
nnd forJ012, 20,fll'J. Tho death front
consumption (Tuberculosis) for 1911
woru C1S1. nnd for 1912, 172S, n sub
Btnntlal decrease. Typhoid Fever, like
wise, Bhowed a reduction In preva-
Continued on pigc five
WE FALL IN LINE
" Hiimmon all honent mm, nil ixttrinlic aiul till forward look
ing men to my (i',"Haiil Pre.Hident Vilou in hi I inmiirnl Aildress.
Wo heartily ri'Hpouil to the himdiiioiih, fur wo want honesty in govern
ment, wo want the patriotic, imptilho to control, anil not selfish
motive, nnd ue nro progressive wo nro looking fornunl.
Tho government is tho peoplo'n, and not the exclusive iiossession
of any particular party, and so in any particular iidmi nisti ation, and
wo propose to stand !y this iidministratioti, and help to m iko it a hoc
cos in every way tiohsiblo. Wo shall try to make it popular, we shnll
not he the first tr, criticise it ndverwely, and we shall not ho on the
lookout for mistakes and failures, btt slmll t-et k to weigh and con
shier, and, if ue are inclined to lisngre some tinieH, we shall try to
withhold adveise judgment until thu evidence is all in until ue
have good ground for piotest.
Only a few dais of the new administration have passed far too
few to give any very definite idea what the future is to be, hut it is
not out of place to say that we like the start that has been made. We
like the new I'rexident, nnd seo no grounds for objection to nny
member of his cabinet. And we like hi policie so far as they have
been outlined. Wo are led to expect a business administration.
That i what we need. are glad the civil service rules are lo lie
observed, and that the chief business of the President is not to be the
paying of political debts that tiie White House is not to be a
shambles for olllce seekers, but that recommendations are to eonio
through the respective heads of the department)! of the government.
We are expecting some innovations, but ivo are not afraid of
them. We rather invite them. We do not believe in ruts. especially
administrative and governmental ruts, We shall he glad if Woodrow
Wilson proves himself to be a Democrat of democrats a leader of
We began with a quotation from the Inaugural Address. We
elose with another we like it, and believe in the man who uttered it
We have no doubt that he will live up to his motto:
"IIV hull rt'Morc, mil destroy. HV ahull deal ivith our wonamie
nitcw itn it in, and as il man '' modified, not ax it might le if we
had (i clean xlieet of taper to write upon ; and xtep by utep we ahull
make il what it should he, in the spirit of those who iptestion their
own wisdom, anil acek counsel anil knowleilae, and not self-satisfaction,
or the excitement of excursions whither they cannot till.
Justice, and only-justice, shall always be our motto."
t OUR OWN STATE UNITED STATES. NEWS
Mc Creary Invites the President to
Kentucky Lieutenant Governor Op
poses Special Session Courts May
Not Create Offices Stanley on Ways
and Means Committee Hospital
Campaign In Lexington Lexington
Banks Consolidate Paynter Re
President Considering Message
Bacon Defeated in Caucus Olney
Slated for Ambassador Friedman
Demonstrating His Cure From
Miner to Cabinet Position Two
Aliens to Die The Niagara "Raised.
PITHY POINTS TO PONDER
Turn a thinker loose and you shake the world.
Tho day which begins tho darkest may turn out to be one of our
Tho lire and tho gold never underBtnud each other.
If wo aro poor we may take a loug step toward wealth by becom
Building on a rock is an investment that pays dividends with
every thunder clap.
Character is always telling somebody w hat it is.
If you're in the right you can atTord to keep your temper; ifyou'er
in the wrong you cannot ullord to lose it.
landed In New ork, chiefly tho sur
viving relatives of the murdered I'r":
dent. TUy do not threaten n:iy rewls
tanco but declaro that tho btorles re
garding tho killing of Mad'M'o nro falsi',
nssertlr.g that ho was murderM In
prison and not while attempting tu
Telegraphic reports fiom Douglas,
Ariz., Tuesday, declaro that tin Fid
oral forces woro completely ih'fated
by tho Stato trcops of Sonora, Sunday.
MORE I'OLAlt VICTIMS
A wireless message to Sidney, N.
S. W on March 5th, told of the
death of two members of tho Austra
lian antarctic expedition, Lieutenant
Nlniil and Dr. Xavler Mertz; the
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l'HKSIUENT INVITED TO VISIT
Gov. Met'reaiy, who was a visitor
to Washington during Inaugural w.w,
before leaving called upon the Presi
dent and Invited him to visit Ken
tucky to take part in tho celebration
of the I'erry Centennial in Octob?r.
It is hoped that the President will ac
cept tho Invitation. lie expressed the
wish to bo present but asked for
time to consider the matter.
OPPOSES SPECIAL SESSION
Acting Gov. E. J. McDerniott, be
ing questioned last week as to his
thought concerning a special session
declared that political complications
now would greatly iniiair the prog
ress and usefulness of n special ses
sion of tlw Legislature. Tho acting
Governor tcok occasion to defend tin
last General Assembly, nnd said that
tho criticisms being made of It aro
for political purposes.
COURTS CANNOT CREATE
Tho Court cf Appeals, last week,
declared tho action of the Fiscal
Court of Jefferson County In apiiolnt
Inji John II. Shea Its auditor, to be
Illegal and ruled that all tho money
paid him during his Incumbency can
be recovered, lint the bondsmen of
the Court and tho County Judge ap-
(Contlminl on I'acr KiuM)
TO GET DOWN TO MESSAGE
President Wilson Is clearing his
desk and making quick disposal of cf
I'lco seekers nnd other guests with a
view to giving attention to his first
message which will be delivered to
tho extra session of Congress con
vening April 1st.
It Is reported that but two subjects
will be considered In this message,
the tariff first and more at length,
nnd the currency situation. It Is
thought that the tariff will not bo
dealt with in a .statistical mnnner but
only .ho schedules that need revision
will be tainted, out, tho details of
their consideration being left to Con
gress. CAUCUS TURNS DOWN IUCON
The Democratic Caucus of Senators,
Friday, chose Senator Clark of Ar
kansas to succeed S?natcr Caliluger of
New Hampshire as President pro tem
i ii the Senate. U was thought that
Senator Bacon was sure of election
and his defeat was tho occasion of
OLNEY ON' TIIE SLATE
It Is reported from Washington that
Ex-Secretary of Stato Oluey of Bos
ton has been offered tho post of Am
bassador to Great Britain by Pres.
Wilson. Mr. Olney expressed sur
prise nnd many of his friends havo
Uiought his advanced age, 78, will
militate against him. Ho has held no
(Coutlimril on Tagc liixlit)
New Insurrection in Moxico Ex
plorers Lost in The Antarctics
Alliance Against Castro Pope III.
NO PEACE IN MEXICO
Tho Hucrtn-DIiu Government lu
Mexico has a thorny path before It It
recent dispatch? can be trusted.
A number of state refuse to ac
knowledge tho new Government uvul
vigorous resistance Is threatened.
Several engagements havo already
been reported and it Is feared thut
tho spirit of Insurrection may scon
prevail throughout tho couutry.
A number of Moxlcan refugees have
ulled the Oliver!
a11 rlsvv and
feels like a, colt
If the hones feel that way,
how do you auppote the man
,who ha been holding the
Probably mighty well satis
fed with himtelf, and glad
He has done more work.
better work, and with greater
ease simply becauie he used an
Why don't you be one of these men?
We will bo glad to show you the plow to answer
questions and to convince you that this is (bo plow
for you to buy.
"BUILiT FOR SERVICE"
R. H. CHRISM AN, The Furniture Man