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ROUND ABOUT THE STATE
Farmers a&i Merchants Bank
Whnt Is Golnji on In Different
Sections of Kcnlucliy.
Clinton Street, nickman, Kcntncky.
Nickel, Uncle Sam's
r" " v twvuj rnriTi
ttnIIIMTON Tlio government
Y i -i afford to dltnonio with nl-c-st
i. y c- In mtlicr tlmn tlio fivo-
(.. It stniids far more itnblo
r 1 1 ..n ti-y otlirr. It In Iho price
f. - c' tread; It pnys tlio coat of
ft'"" 11 "! ,,ecl car w"h " 1,19
Ur- b J rIb of ticrr and tlio
Ac" - rur for "10 iiIiir of bit
t.t I' I-) Irolinl)ljr not too much to
M il tho (llimpiicaranco of the
I I n.M prove- a greater almck
t,i fr.r ti of tho nation than nl
L u hr that could happen.
1 r c cnt coin for two genera
C - J 1 -s' nns heen tho llxcd price
of n ,v r tMiiRs that tho people
, n i r ompleto low how to pro-
:j v. J I' True, hundreds of
t if f.tcecnt plccea nro loit
t: - L.t that li duo tared, to
, k Lte to which this little
,- The uies of uuMncai ro-
f ' e i --.aKe of a Rrcntcr number
, than any other coin.
T b .ktl It extensively ued In
:cali It waa formerly more
..s; ifcc open ionnnie of the popu-
When Minister Bryan's Cat Came Back
m W 1
r.L (UMU.K8 PAGE IlUVAV,
L tijl'i been transferred from his
f'irt as Ktisiitrr to J'ortugal to that
etc ' r to Ilelglum, had an unusual
trii:'5 ri.d to bis popularity while
Kntcg as ir.'alstcr to llrazll. A largo
din ln:iortrr, rcturnlnc from a trip
b tis ..'er'or brought wflh him a
k :g c -a which Is a speclea ot wild
'ti cr t'grr, and ho gava It to Col.
Erran as a testimonial ot bis regard.
Tie ici.--.UtT was tond of animals,
it" p-::rd bis girt highly, but the
k-j, h..( Interesting during Its
iK'h, rip.i'y loses that attraction as
It If. -an ulder, ouo of Its specialties
t?t ta Ic-KIablo nppotlte. Tho col
;a I tif;rrd 0f his pet, and one day
i.ae I'mled Stales battleships
ttrt la port be presented the oncn to
H- c -rt of tho Iowa as a mascot.
h course of time tho men of tho
i l"lcd about for somo one on
tt:a to unload tho animal, nnd at
B:r-.j Ayrcs they toll In. with a
..fia tsn of war. As a token of tho
"'. 'v outing between thorn, tho
Is." rlibcd Iowa oftlccra gavo the
e:a i the cdlccrs of tho Chilean war
How Mr. Grigg's Stopped an Elevator
THE late Congresman Orlggs of
1 Cfcrtta onco had an experience
ith a r-gro elevator operator 4n tho
tat cr.- department nt Washington
J-h it- negro probably never will
rt Vhc congressman entered an
.-:- rlrva'or which was forbidden
" U lew tho llfth floor, on which
" 1 ' -' J the olllco ot tho postmastur
re cfT at tho fourth floor,"
J h' congressman.
TM- fvator doan stop below the
" f.o. responded tho negro with
ce off at tho fourth floor,"
-:rU 1 Orlggs. looking tho negro
la 'he t c
' 1 ' tab, dls clovator doan' atop
ti .V f'- U h)r u wouldn't stop oven
w ta- rr;tmnstcr general hlsselV
wim ccuthcra tro was aroused.
Missouri's "Bills" and a Bridge Bill
I 'IB l the custom in tho aennto for
"fa kenator to address ovcry other
mi'Mr" Tnll''--K with persons
.. ,? 1)0U1 they aro not very well no
"m, It is probablo thnt 8enator
i ik f ttil Senator Stono each refers'
y other as "Senator."
b-lr comraltteo rooms, homes
l staong Mlstourl friends, tho Mis
2 '"mo nro "Hill" to caoh
n f" " Senator Stono has somothlng
hni . ' collcBBuo to ono of his
am V,f' Lo wl" rumark that ho told
thiin. .er or ho will suggest to
a go and boo "1)111" Warner.
Ub , , "U ot Warner havo heard
. uu biouo. 'rue mu.
Most Useful Coin
lar nlot machine, for which It still doei
cucnaivo dmr u , tlio price of ad
mission to tho fat mtilllplylni? picture
hoxvi In alt parts of tho country. The
nuwiaimoncd hoot-ihlnlnu parlor
chargca a 'nickel."
Tho saloonkeeper and the baker for
jwr. nave gniiicred their dally har
vest Of tlicsn llllln rnln. Tl.
fountain. growing In popular favor.
uem mow, in "nickels." Ice cream
In aurntnrr lime cops fnr tivn mni.
and tho char fur n mvrln.1 t.t till.. .
In tho phnrmacy nnd the flvoccnt
Bioro require! tula coin.
Most smoker would have to quit
wcro It not for the "nickel." obnoxious
ob mo iiomcsllc cigar la to many ot
them. Tho clsnrctto Would rrtnfl tn
ho the popular smoke It la If tho prlco
wore not nvc cents. 8hoo laces would
either become n luxury at n higher
prlco or require payment In pennies.
Turn which May one will, thn nv.
com pieco nous up at every turn as
tho most necessary coin of the realm.
Its discontinuance would Inevitably In
crease the cost of a thousand things of
ovory-day life, which no ilonti-r nnw
haa tlio daring to chango hecauso of
Thcro Is no likelihood Hint thn
eminent will soon consider the elim
ination of this coin, as such action
would result In n howl of dlannnroval
ship. Donor and recipient wcro pleased
beyond measure, and tho ships re
sumed tuelr Journeys.
After the lapse of coasldcrable time.
a number of Chilean warships stopped
In the harbor nt Itlo Janeiro, nnd
among tho entertainments prepared fo
tho officers was ono at tho American
legation. Minister Ilryan was more
than usually felicitous ns a host, and
the Chileans thought thoy should In
some manner show their appreciation.
bo tho next day a delegntlon ot gold
laced, beplumed and clanking warriors
appeared' at 4ho legation, and after
presenting Col. Ilryan an address
teeming with good nature they gave
him tho coca tho anme old cat, onli
larger and hungrier, nnd moro re
pulsive and tho minister turned away
to hide his tears. lie had received
the samu token twice from two wide
ly separated sources.
letter tho onca wns given to the
captain of a merchant ship under nn
Ironclad agreement the animal waa not
to bo put ashore at n port anywhere If
Col. Uryan was there.
Col. Uryan haa bnd an Interesting
diplomatic experience. While serving
In Ilraxll ho witnessed the rlso and
collapse of n revolution against tho re
public, but the disturbance never was
serious enough to causo embarrass
ment to tho diplomatic corps.
Then bo was transferred to Portugal
nnd was In Lisbon at tho tlmo of tho
assassination of the king.
"Look here, ntggcr" he roared, "let
mo off at tho fourth floor quick. I
want you to kpow thnt a congressman
can get oft nt any floor bo wants In
"Yes, sah," tho negro hastened to re
ply. "Ves, ab." And tho elevator
stopped, and the Georgia congressman
had accomplished what tho postmastor
general couldn't da
To show how up-to-dato everything
Is In Washington, tho secretary ot the
Interior kindly calls tho attention ot
congress to the elevators In tho In
terior department, which wcro put In
service over thirty yearn ago. In tho
ilrst place, these same elevators are
llttlo sheet-Iron cages only big enough
to carry halt n dozen nnd unable to lilt
over 300 or 400 pounds weight, nnd nro
really not safe as welt as antlquo In
character. This is practically truo ot
all ot tho older government buildings
In Washington, however. In most ot
them tho "lifts" niovo at tho rnteot an
Inch a minute and ovcry once In a
whllo fall to the bottom. An appropri
ation ot $30,000 has been asked tor the
installation ot four new electric lifts
In thu interior building.
sourl "Hills." though of opposite politi
cal parties, ore very good personal
"The senator from Missouri," said
Vlco-Prcaldcnt Sherman. Sonntor
Stono was on his feot In front of his
desk on tho Democratic side, nddrosi
Ing tho chair.
lur back on the nopubllcan side
Senator Warner was doing tho same
"Tho senior senator from Missouri,''
Enid tho vlco-ptesldcnt, looking direct
V nt Warnor. Again Senator Stone
addressed tho chulr. "I am tho Junloi
senator from Missouri," snld Wurnor,
"If tho chair Intends to recognltt
xno." "Then It Is tho Junior senator
who Is recognized," said Sherman, and
Warner Introduced his bills.
Some tlmo later Senator Btono wns
recognized and Introduced his bills.
It may have been moro than u coinci
dence that each of tho Mlss;uri sena
tors Introduced a bill extending the
tlmo for tho commencement of work
on tho muutclpal bridge at UL Louis.
A BTARTLINQ DISCLOSURE.
More 1909 (lurley Tobacco Hss Deen'
Sold Than Burley Society Claims
to Hve Pooled.
Covington, Ky. Ovcrshadowinjt In
neus Importance the United ', States
government's call for a special grand
Jury In tho federal court here, to delvrl
Into tho "night rider" depredations nl
Icgcd to hnvo been Instigated by tho
Hurley Tobncco society, comes tho
startling disclosures that mora ot tho
1909 crop ot hurley has alrcndy been
sold In the Louisville, Cincinnati and
other markets, Including tho looao leaf
markets, than tho Hurley society
claims to havo pooled. Assistant
United States Atty. Gen. Edward' P.
Orosvcnor reached Cincinnati In com
pany with Hpeclit Agent II.' W. Iloag
land, or the bureau of Investigation',
who has had chargo of tho govern
ment's probo In tho burley tobacco;
fields for the past four months.' lie
cause ot tho Illness ot District Attor
ney J. II. Tliifrloy, ot this city, Assist-,
ant District Attorney Davidson has
taken charge of the local phaso ot tho
fight. Tho two, Gro3vcnor and David
son, assisted by A. Ilruco Hellcskl,
known among tlio members of the bu
reau of Invostlgntlon ns "a wizard on
figures," commenced to go over the
mass of Information piled up by the
special agents since tholr advent Into
NEW MOVE IN TOBACCO WAR.
Report Is Current that Special Grand
Jury Haa Been Called.
Lexington, ICy. A report Is current
that a special grand Jury to consider
the tobacco cases has been called tu
meet In Covington. It Is also reported
that numerous agents armed with sub
poenas have been sent out on tho late
trains to servo papers on men, whom
they will bring with them to testify
Leforo tho grafid Jury. Tho under
fctandlng Is that tho federal govern
ment hns abandoned Its program ot
proceeding against tho Hurley To'
bacco society under tho Shcrmnn anti
trust act It Is now paid that tho pro
ceedings will bo ot a more personal
nature. In other words, the plan Is to
go after Individuals whom the Investi
gation by government sleuths for
weeks past has shown to he amenable
to tho law. From Information obtain
able hero It Is believed that tho grand
Jury Inquiry at Covington will bo frullj
mi or sensational results Hair, a
dozen federal secret service agents,
among them tho men who arrested
Harry Orchard, who confessed to the
pcrlc? ot bomb outrages In Colorado
ami Idaho, which eventually resulted
In tlio murder ot Gov. Frank Stcunen
burg, havo been In Cincinnati, O.,
working under the direction of A.
Uruco Illelaskl, to complete the evi
dence which tho United Statin gov
ernment hopes to obtain against mem
bers of tho Hurley Tobacco society
Ovortures will bo niado to Attorney
Dudley P. Wayno to get tho co-operation
of his clients, members ot the
burley iool at Harrison, O., in the
government's proceedings. Soveral
prominent tobacco growers of Harrl
Kin, O., nnd vicinity Jclncd tho pool.
Tho amount ot their holdings Is about
100,000 jiounds. Sorao of tho growers,'
desiring to take advantago of the pre
vailing high price In tho Cincinnati
markets, broke their pledge to the
Hurley society a tow days ago and dl
jxcd of their crops.
GOOD PROGRAM ARRANGED.
Farmers' Institute Will Be Held at
Frankfort Feb. 23, 24 and 25.
IVankfort, Ky. Commissioner ct
Agriculture M. C. Hankln haa an
uounced tho program far tho State
Farmers' Institute thut will bo held In
this city Fob. 23, 24 nnd 25. Ho has
secured reduced railroad rntos on all
ot Uie Kentucky railroads for thn
dates, so that every fanner who de
(.Iron to attend the Institute may be
uhlo to do so without groat cost. Tho
program is extensive, and among tho
list of tipcakcrs nro some ot tho belt
In tho state, and tho speakers nro not
confined alone to men, Tho lectures
of tho speakers will bo Ultutrated with
living objects, such us cattle, hordes,
etc., all ot which will bo put upon the
stage for demonstrations. Commis
sioner Rankin haa been working up
the Institute for a year. Ho expects
It to bo tho most successful one that
has been hold since tho organization
ot tho agricultural department.
IjulsvIlIe, Ky. Tho prlco of hogs
In ioulsvllle showed an advance of 15
cents a hundred over $9 last Saturday,
which was tho highest price sinco the
c'vll war, when hogs sold at $10.
Frankfort, Ky Judgo Cochran
granted a dlschargo In bankruptcy to
1-Mward t'urrlgan, tho famous turfman.
Ills liabilities wero several hundrod
thousand dollars and his ussets wore
scarcely nothing, so his creditors j
got but a small per cent of what ,
was owing thorn.
Glasgow. Ky. Owing to tho suow
i-omnletoly covering tho oarth. crave 1
fear Is entertained for tho uuall and 1
Ubor imail gamo lu this section. The
supply was already rather short so
far as tlio qui II Is concerned.
MI8S LLOYD DENIES STATEMENT.
6ays Report that Bulk of Burley To
bacco Has Been Sold Outside of
Pool Is Ridiculous.
Lexington, Ky -Miss Alice Lloyd,
chlgf of tho press bureau of tho Hur
ley Tobacco society, said, concerning
tho statement that more tobacco' ol
tho 1909 crop has been nold outside of
tho pool than Is In tho pool: "This
statement Is not borno out by the fig
ure Tlio Hurley Tobacco aoclcty has
In tho pool 120,000,000 pounds out of
an estimated crop ot 108,000,000
pounds. Tho latest reports show that
the following amounts havo been sold
In tho thief markets thua far this
year: Ix)ulsvlllc, 27,000,000; Lexing
ton, 19,000,000 (Including 1.600,000
pounds resold); Mt. Sterling. 15,000,
000. Cincinnati. S.000,000. This Is a
total of Gt.000.000, or, rather, atter do
ducting tho 'LCOO.OOO pounds resold,
G2,;,00,000. Thoro has -ifosslbly been
S.000,000 or 10.000,000 pounds sold In
other places Tho statement that the
bulk of tho burley crop has l;ccn gold
outside of tho pool Is ridiculous."
INSPECTION OF STATE QUARD.
Adjutant General Orders Inventory
and Survey of Property.
1'rankfort, Ky. Orders went out
from tho department of adjutant gen
eral for an Inspection of companies ol
tho state guard and an Inventory and
survey ot property. Tho Inspection
ot the ioulsvlllo regiment will tako
place as follows: Headquarters, band
and hospital, April 8; First battalion,
April u; Second battalion, April 7;
Third battalion, April C; Inventories
of property, April -4 to 12; examination
ot officers, April 4. All Inspections
and examinations will tako placo In
the evening. Lieut. Col. A. McLean
Moffatt will conduct tho Inspections
and examination of ofllccrs. Lieut.
Col. T. W. Wcodyard will conduct In
ventorles nnd surveys of property. A
board of examiners Is convened to
meet at Frankfort April 11 to con
sider examination papers of candi
dates for commissions In tho guard.
This board is made up ot Gen. Roger
Williams and Cols, ttrlnstead, Allen
and Henry. Other Inspections and ex
aminations will tako place as follows
1-cxlnston, Feb. 21 and 22; Cyntlilann,
13d and 2Uh; Cntcttsburg. 21th and
th; Salyer8vllle, 26th; Beattyvlllc.
2Sth; Mlddlesboro. March 2; Whites
burg, tth and 5th: Plncvllle. 7th: Som
met. U and 9th; Owcnsboro, 14th
and 15th; Henderson, ICth; Marlon,
17th and 18th: Madisonvlllc. 19th.
' Karlingtun, 21st; Hopklnsville, 22d
, end 23d; Howling Green, 24th and
25th; Calhoun, 2Cth; Hartford, 28th;
Leltcl-ncld, 9lh and SOth.
PROPOSED WOOL POOL.
Pledges of Growers Being Secured for
Poo of 1910 Crop.
Lexington, Ky. At a meeting of the
Fayette county wool growers, who
have Joined tho recently organized
Kentucky Wool Growers' association,
C. C. Patrick. Albert Shouse, J. M.
Downing, Itcdos Estill. J, W. nerry,
Gcqrge D. Karsner and Jamej Boatty
were named as tho hoard of control for
this county. Col. R. M. Redd, deputy
county assessor, was selected to can
vass tho county and put Into the hands
of ovcry wool grower tho pledge under
which It la proposed to pool tho 1910
crop of wool. Tho pledge provides that
any ono fall'ng to keep his pledge
shall forfeit 5 per cent ot tho value
of tho crop pooled. It also provides
that tho directors may dissolve tho
pool If sulllclcnt qunntlty Is not
pledged by May 1, 1910.
MEETING OF KENTUCKY MAYORS.
Call Issued to Discuss Municipal Af
. fairs at Frankfort Feb. 21.
Frankfort, Ky. Muyor James II
Polsgrove, chairman ot tho Municipal
Association cf Kentucky, has called a
meeting ot tho mayors ot Kentucky
to bo held In this city Feb. 21. Tho
purposo of tho meeting Is to perfect
n permanent organization, and to tako
such action as may bo deemed advis
able for tho enactment, by tho general
assembly, of such measures as aro
pending boforo that body. Thcro havo
been Introduced at this session 100
bills affecting municipalities, some fa
vorably and others unfavorably. Whllo
the coll Is addressed to tho mayors,
tho city officials lu any capacity aie
Invited to attend.
Louisa, Ky. Tho good showing
made by the third oil well hero has
brought tho Standard Oil Co. Into the
field, nnd It Is buying nil the leases It
can gut. IC-icltenicut Is running high.
Frankfort, Ky. A writ of prohibi
tion was ufked tho court ot appeals
by Attornoy Harbor, of Newport, rep
resenting tho clerk ot Campbell coun
ty, to prohibit him from delivering the
ballot boxen ot the last olectlon tn
Judgo Yungblut, to bo opened by the
Honderson, Ky.- Dr. Cabell Mosely
his wife and slx-yoar-old daughter had
narrow escape from n tiro that dc-
stroyed tholr home In this city. The
damage done to tho propitty will ci
I iced $1,000. '
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