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I I . I I . y Ml I I I I V V MM I I A. I .os. II -VI
A NEWSPAPER DEVOTED
tro THE HOME CIRCLE
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SPECIAL SERVICE lOF THE WESTERN NEWSPAPER UNION,
lHE LARGEST PUBLISHING HOUSE IN THE WORLD.
VOLUME I.
KICIIMOND, KENTUCKY, WKDNi
SDAY, FEBRUARY 5, 1913.
NUMBER 5.
FOUR THOUSAND
FOR FORESTS
GOVERNMENT GIVES MONEY TO
STATE FOR PROTECTION OF
WATER SHEDS.
TO EMPLOY PATROLMEN
General Aaaombty at Lst Section
' Made Way For Important Work
By Passage of Measures Cre
ating Adequate Board ' .
of Forestry.
Western Newspaper Union News Service.
. Frankfurt. For expenditures In tho
protection of water shed of naviga
ble streams from forest Area the State
Forestry Department of Kentucky baa
received $4,000 from the federal gov
ernmont, and It will be used this year
lor that purpose.
The appropriation la made under the
Week law, which provides that tho-
protection afforded must bo confined
to forested water shed of navigable
streams, the slate must provide a law
for a syBtera of Are protection, and
that the expenditures provided under
the law shall not bo greater than the
amount appropriated by the state for
the same purpose. .
Kentucky Is placing herself In the
van of tbls Important movement look
lug toward the protection of her for
net resources and the conservation
end regulation of the navigable waters
of the state, depending on the forests.
Since (he passage of the law by the
last general assembly creating a state
board of forestry, authorising the em
ployment of a state forester, and pro
viding for an adequate forest policy
to the state, Kentucky Is In excellent
position to take advantage of the fed-
eral government's aid. and the state
forester is at the present time arrang
ing the preliminary - details . with a
' view to having the co-operative, agree
ment between the fedora) government
and the state perfected before the Ire
season within the state begins.
In accordance with the previous
practice of the federal government.
most of the funds allotted Kentucky
will be expended in the employment
of fire patrolmen and lookouts In those
sections of the state where experience
has showns the danger from fire Is
the greatest.
New Senator la Kentucklan.
. W. M. Kavanaugh, who was elected
United 6tates Senator from Arkansas
for the short term. Is a brother of
State Librarian Frank Kavanaugh, and
a Frankfort boy. He was educated at
the Kentucky Military Institute at
Parmdnle, this county, and went to
Little Rock in 1886. He started as a
reporter on the Gazette, and became
successively city editor and managing
editor. He is perhaps best known as
president of the Southern Baseball
League, but is head of the street rail
way system of Little Rock and of a
trust company. He and his brother
are projecting a water-power plant
Mr. Kavanaugh was appointed Sheriff
of Pulaski county, by Governor, now
Senator Clark, and later serving four
' years In that office was elected County
Judge.
Shortage Is Made Good.
Paying to the elate 117,500. the
Title Guarantee and Surety Co., of
Soranton, Fa., settled by compromise
the shortage of Judge C. E. Booo, the
defaulting former assistant auditor.
The full amount of his shortage was
$35,000. The peculations of Judge
Booo began under Auditor Gus Coul
ter, and continued through the admin
istration of former Auditor W. S. Ha
ger and even under Auditor Frank P.
James. The settlement was made
through Col. Ell H. Brown, represent
ing the surety company, with the sink
lug fund commission, and the 117,500
was accepted because many of the
peculations were of small amounts and
were hard to account for. Judge Booe
was paroled from prison and Is In busi
ness In this city.
Verdict Reversed For Error.
The verdict for $3,000 damages
awarded the administrator of Dock
Heavers In the Whlteley circuit court
against tbe Proctor Coal Co. was re
versed by the court of appeals for er
ror In instructing the Jury. Beavers,
a miner, was killed two years ago by a
fell of slate caused by blasting la the
oompany's mines. Tbe entry where he
was working was In Tennessee, though
use entrance to the mine was on the
Kentucky side of the Hue.
Revenue Collections Record Broken.
January internal reveuue collections
at tUe deputy collector's office here
broke all previous records. Collections
amounted to 118,574. The largest pre
vious collection fur oos nioalo, t87t,
was In November, 111.
Circuit Ceurt Gives Orders,
The Franklin Circuit Court grant
ed to J. E. Williams a man
datory injunction, requiring Gov. Mc
creary to Issue to him a commission
as County .Judge of McCreary county.
The ease will be Immediately ap
pealed, -as Oev. McCreary staled that
he desired a court decision ' on the
question Involved in the construction
of the Act of 1912, creating the new
county. - . - i
The act authorised Gov. McCreary to
appoint a full complement of officials
for tho new county, and stipulated thaf
they should hold office until the next
regular county election. While the
regular election last November came
after the creation of tbe county and
the appointment of officials, it was not
the year In which county officials are
elected generally In Kentucky. Coun
ty officials over the state will be
elected next November, and Gov. Mc
Creary construed the law to mean that
the officials he appointed Should hold
until that time. Jf
Tbe Republicans in tyfCreary coun
ty nominated a ticket 0 fill the vacan
cies until next November and the re
turns showing that Williams hod re
ceived a majority of the votes of the
county, were certified to the Governor,
who refused to Issue the commission.
Williams then asked the court for a
mandatory injunction.
Rules on New County Officers.
Judge Stout in the Franklin circuit
court sustained a demurrer to the an
swer of State Treasurer Thomas Rhea
in the suit of Commission of Agricul
ture (J. W. Newman to compel the
treasurer to stamp as Interest-bearing
a warrant for $30,000 Issued by the
state auditor In favor of the state fair
board. The warrant was Issued under
an appropriation made by the general
assembly In 1912 to pay off notes of
the s(Ate fair,, payment of which had
been guarantee! by sixty Louisville
business men. The esse will be ap
pealed. ,
Judge Stout's opinion was not writ
ten. He held that the treasurer was
purely a ministerial officer and must
honor warrauts Issued by the auditor.
Should 'ttie opinion be affirmed by
the Ci-'Jrt Jf DTili-ttwottiev.-
all the appropriations made by tbe last
general assembly wb.es. the auditor
had Issued tbe. warrants..
Judge Stout decided that the act of
1912 requiring the state to pay for
bonds of state officials Is Invalid, as It
was not signed by the president of tbe
seuate. A test suit was filed la the
name of State Superintendent Barks
dale Hatnlett.-who submitted his bond
for approval and payment of the pre
mium. The rase will be appealed.
Loses Verdict Through Error.
Krror in instructions caused a re
versal of the Floyd Circuit Court by
the Court of Appeals in a case in
which Elizabeth Roblnett had recov
ered $500 damages on account of an
exciting ride she had from Catletts
burg to her home In Harold, Floyd
county, on tbe Chesapeake & Ohio.
Her father, with whom she was sitting,
and the conductor engaged in an alter
cation over her father's ticket, and her
father was knocked against her and
then put off the train. The conductor
was afterward declared insane, and
she sued the company, charging that
assault and battery had been com
mitted on her person. The court held
that if she had been brought Into phy
sical contact with the participants dur
ing; the fight by reason of one of them
being knocked against her, that sub
stantially fulfilled tbe statutory defini
tion of assault and battery, but the
trial court failed to give instructions
to the jury to which tbe defense was
entitled.
Will Keep Accounts at Penitentiary.
The Individual accounts of prison
ers In the State Reformatory and the
Eddyvllle penitentiary will be kept by
the wardens instead of by the audit
or's office. Tbls plan was agreed upou
at a conference between State Auditor
1L M. Bosworth and Daniel E. O'Sul
llvan, chairman of the State Prison
Commission. The percentage of rev
enue from prison labor set aside for
the benefit of the prisoners will be Is
sued la lump to the wardens by war
rant on the treasury and tbe wardens
will Issue checks to tbe prisoners. This
was considered the simpler method of
handling the funds, as otherwise some
one representing the prisoners would
have to come to Frankfort from Eddy
vllle and send an order for a warrant
every time a prisoner wished to draw
his money.
Teacher Must Walt For Money.
The teacher of the rural and elty
schools will not get their pay from the
state promptly this month. Barkadale
Hamlet t. Superintendent of Public la-
struction, made out warrants amount-
lag to 1410.410.55 for the rural teach
er and $1)6.120.21 for tbe city teachers
and sent them to the orace of Treas
urer Rhea to be honored. As there was
no money la lb treasury to pay the
warrants they were Wid aside nutil
the saoaey eovld be aweum slated. - i
MEXICAN
' . Reports' from Mexico do not Indicate that the' federal government has accomplished much In the way of
suppressing the Insurrection. Oar illustration show 'six federal soldiers defending the municipal palace of Ayot
slngo. The Zapatistas set the building on Ore and tbe garrison, numbering twenty, perished In the flames.
WOMEN SENT TO JAIL
THIRTY-ONE ENGLISH SUFFRAG
ISTS GIVEN 14 DAYS IN PRISON.
"It la Now War to he Knife." Da
claree "Geo." Mrs. Drum- -
mond In Court. 1 ; ,
London. Jan Sllrourieen da,. f.tNEW QD'BBLE BY TURKEY
tail was sentence of ."Oen." I
nmmn.nn1 anil thirty Other ST.".... t
suffragettes Wednesday as tte re' t
of their determination to tore E.
Lloyd-George, chancellor of tie ti
chequer, to recel the-n ra' a dc;!
tatlojt In the hoy.M of cjint"o ;
' ifi,u n ' c
after they wefs senienceu uj
would Immediately start a nunr
strike."
The accused women were brought
up at Bow street police court before
Robert Marsham. police magistrate,
and tbe same sentence was Imposed
on all of them. I
Mrs. Drummond complained during
tbe hearing that the police had han
dled her roughly when abe was arrestj
ed. She declared the patrolmen had
thrown her la the mud.
It I. no war to the knife." .he
told the magistrate and continued:
"You and Mr. Lloyd-George have a
lot Of trouble ahead of you. You will
have to do the dirty work, and you
will have plenty of It."
The women all refused the option
which was offered them of paying a
fine Instead of going to prison.
Bow street police court looked Hke
a busy railroad station when the suf
fragettes were arraigned. Most of the
women had made preparations to go
to prison. They carried boxes, bags,
blankets and fur-lined coats. - . .
"Basbl-basoukesscs" Is the favorite
nickname given by Londoners to the
militant suffragettes.
TELEGRAPHIC
. NOTES
London, Jan. 21. At Christie's a
sale of embroideries, brocades and
velvets realised $11,125 Wednesday.
Baerl bought one Italian green velvet
cape of foliage design and seven
teenth century workmanship for $762.
London. Feb. 1. By a vote of 850
to 427. the national convention of the
Labor party adopted a resolution to
oppose any franchise reform bill
which does not Include a provision
for votes for women here Thursday.
London, Feb. 1. As a matter of
form, the house of lords rejected the
home rule bill by a vote or 32$ to 99
Thursday night Lord Curion of Ke
elston, Lord Wlllougbby de Broke and
Lord Lansdowne made the final
speeches against the bill
U. S. AGAIN WARNS MEXICO
Reminder Sent by State Department
That It Muet Preserve Pesce
en ere'er. . .
Washington. Feb. 1. The state de
partment sent a sharp reminder to
Mexico Thursday ef Its obligation to
preserve peace on the Americau bor
der. The Bote waa prompted by re
ports of the threatening aspect ef af
fairs la the vicinity of Juarea. Gen
eral Steever has also been directed to
enforce tbe general order by whleth
order by whleth
ting" at or near
else, by wbhjk
roperty may Ue
la of tbe bordWr
Is to "prevent any fighting
Juarea. or any place
American Uvea and property
endangered on this side
Tbe Instructions te General Steever
ievr
T
empower htus to send a warning to
coiuuiandais of the rebel and the
rl feroea.
REBELLION STILL VERY
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ALLIES END TRUCE
FORMAL NOTICE FROM THE BAL
, KAN STATES IS GIVEN THAT
ARMISTICE IS ENDED.
Porte's Reply en the Peace Terms Is
Another Effort te Retain Adrianople
Shrines and Aegean Islands An
swer I Unsatisfactory,
a, . . jiiliiJfr gave notice of
t ; rmlnatloa of the armistice, the
pv. f of grace of four days to start
athce; '
pbe Turkish government displays
a spirit of compromise in Its reply to
thbnote banded to It by the repre
sentatives of the European powers on
jJnaary 17.
trhe response was presented by
Mfhantoad Shefket Pasha, the grand
vlaler. to Margrave Johann von Pal-
I clnl dean of the diplomaUc corp.
km iua iDiuiu capital.
The porte stipulates for the reten
tion by Turkey of those quarters of
the fortress of Adrianople In which
tbe holy shrines are situated. It pro
poses to lesve the in the hands of the
powers the disposal of tbe land on
tbe right bank of the Maritza river,
which rans through Adrianople. At
tbe same time the Ottoman govern
ment consents to the dismantling of
the fortlfioations of that city.
la reference to the Turkish Islands
la tho Aegean sea the document Insists
on the maintenance of Turkish sover
eignty there, owing to the proximity
of tbe Islands to the Turkish main
land, but M Intimates the readiness of
the Ottoman government to leave tbe
setUesaent of the Insular regime to the
powers,
Tho reply takes note of the prom
ises msde by the European powers In
their '. reeeat Joint communication re
specting the giving or aid In the fu
ture development of the territory of
the Turkish empire.
The religious snd historical grounds
which compel the porte to stand out
tor tbe retention at all events of that
portion of Adrainople containing tbe
sacred shrines are recapitulated at tbe
end of tbe reply, which Is a long doc
ument, written in French.
London. Feb. 1. "Emphatically the
Tnrktuh reply te tbe note of the Eu
ropean powers Is not acceptable," was
tbe eomment made by Dr. Daneft.
leader of the Bulgarian peace delega
tion. 'When be was shown tho terms
of tho Ottomsa response.
London, Feb. 3. The Balkan peace
allies presented to the Turkish envoys
a desoand for $200,000,000 war in
demnity Friday. Of this amount $75..
004.000 Is to cover the Indebtedneas of
eoaqoered Tsrklsh territory.
. Tho allies served notice that the
indemnity would bo Increased It tbe
war was resumed.
JAMES H. . BERRY IS DEAD
Farmer U. S. Senator From Arkansas
Seecembe at Bentenvllle After a .
Long Illness.
Fort Smith. Ark, Feb. 1. James H.
Berry, termer United States senator
and governor of Arkansas aud one ef
tbe most brilliant statesmen Is earjy
polMeaal days of the stste, died at his
boute at Deatonvllle Thursday. He
was sovwnty-two years ef age and had
bv -a Ml for Mteral week.
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SERIOUS
DUNNE NOW GOVERNOR
CHIEF EXECUTIVE OF ILLINOIS IS
INAUGURATED.
Reviews a Long Parade and Takes the
Oath of Office In the State
House.
Springfield. 111., Feb. 4 A great
concourse of people, mostly Demo
crats, from all sections of the state
were In attendance on Monday at the
Inauguration ceremonies which In
ducted Edward F. Dunne Into the office
of governor. The ceremonies were
quite elaborate, but In keeping with
the "occasion.
officers and all the outgoing officers
except Governor Deneen, gathered at
the St. Nicholas hotel, and at 10:30
o'clock entered carriages and reviewed
the long parade, which marched past
tbe hotel. In It were political organ
izations from many cities and towns.
As the rear of the procession pass
ed, the official party fell in behind and
the whole assemblage proceeded
through the downtown streets to the
governor's mansion, where Governor
and Mrs. Deneen Joined It The pa
rado then moved on to the north door
of the state house, where it divided to
allow the carriages to drive between
the ranka The new officers alighted,
and, with their wives, went at once to
the floor of the house. There, pre
cisely at noon, the oath of office was
administered to Mr. Dunne by Chief
Justice Frank K. Dunn.
In the evening the usual formal pub
lic reception was held at the govern
or's mansion. No Invitations were Is
sued, and the affair waa open to all
who desired to attend.
20,000 IN RIOT AT CHURCH
Women Msdly Battle Each Other In
Effort te Hear Evangelist Sun
day Preach the Gospel.
Columbus, O., Feb. 1. Twenty thou
sand women battled with each other,
battled with policemen, and, were
beaten, and bruised, and crushed In
an effort here Friday to get Into the
tabernacle where Rev. W. A. Sunday,
the baseball evangellat, was conduct
ing a revival. In which more than five
thousand persons were converted.
Women fought with umbrellas and
with hatplna. policemen used their
clubs. A score of women fslnted.
hundreds suffered Injuries In being
Jostled against each other and against
the building, and a do ten policemen
received scratches and bruises. One
cripple was badly hurt. A door was
torn from the building and fell on to
the mob surging around It. Tbe
tabernacle holds ten thousand: as
many as got Into the building were
forced to turn away. It was a meet
tug for women only and drew tbe big
gent crowd that has yet attended tbe
services.
HARRY LAUDER NEAR 0EATH
Private Csr Is Crushed by Collision
Just as Comedian and Family
Leave It
Clevelsnd. O.. Jan. 31. Harry Lau
der, hia wife and bis entire company
missed Instant death by a minute here
Wednesday when Lauder's private car,
the Mayflower, waa wrecked la the
Lake Shore depot by a rear-er.d col
lision. Tbe Scotch comedian and his
party had Just stepped out of the ear
to proceed to the theater when train
No. 4t. a heavy througj passenger,
ran through an open switch and
smashed Into the Mayflower, tearing
the palaee ear to kindling weed.
WAR RESUMED
ALLIES IMMEDIATELY OPEN FIRE
ON THE TURKS AT EXPIRA
TION OF TWO MONTHS.
Sultan Must Meet Every Demand ef
Enemies or Take Chance ef Being
Driven Out of Europe.
Wwlors Newspaper Union Mews Aervtce.
London. They're off in the Balkan
war. Hostilities were resumed at
Adrianople and Tehatalja, according
to official dispatches from Constanti
nople. The combined Bulgarian and
Servian forces before Adrianople open
ed fire on the fort promptly. The or
der to fire ran quickly along tbe artil
lery positions, aud a heavy bombard
ment is In progress. The cavalrv and
Infantry are advancing to the outer
forts. A small skirmish took place at
the Tehatalja lines. The armistice.
vhlch bas' expired, had lasted exactly
two months. Bulgaria has turned a
deaf ear to the remonstrances of the
powers, and unless Turkey yields to
the Balkan demands the allied armies
now will attempt to drive her com
pletely from Europe.
WOULD-BE ASSASSIN DIES.
Trenton, N. J. James J. Gallagher,
who shot Mayor Oaynor. of New York,
nearly, two years ago at Hoboken, X.
J., died at the New Jersey State Hos
pital for the Insane In this city. Death
was due to paresis. He had been at
the state hospital since January IS.
1912, having been transferred there
from tbe New Jersey state prison,
where he bad been sentenced to serve
12 years. ...
RIOT PREVAILS IN PHILADELPHIA.
Philadelphia, Pa. A small, but de
termined section of Philadelphia mu
tinied when a motormaa and con
ductor tried to enforce the new ordi
nance of the health board against spit
ting or carrying lighted cigars or cl-
Washington. Hollow ) Horn Bear.
of South Dakota, an Indian chief, and
the original of the picture of the In
dian on the five-dollar treasury certifi
cates, has written to the Inaugural
committee), through Senator Gamble,
of South Dakota, expresing a desire
tj attend tbe inauguration.
Ft. Smith, Ark. Otis Davidson,
convicted at Harrison, Ark., for the
murder of Ella Barham, was sentenced
to bang March 21. An appeal to tho
supreme court being granted, the ex
ecution will be stayed until tbe highest
tribunal grants a hearing.
CINCINNATI MARKETS
Wheat No. 2 red $1.12421.14, No.
3 red $1.0501.11. No. 4 red 90c&$1.0.
Corn No. 2 white 55656c, No. 2
white 454V4c No. 4 while 610
53Vfcc. No. 2 yellow 52054c, No. 3 yel
low 51iU,c, No. 4 yellow 49651c.
No. 2 mixed 51554c. No. mixed
50 6 51 He, No. 4 mixed 49&51c
white ear 51 54c, yellow ear 52&'55c,
mixed ear 51 54c.
Oats No. 2 white 3737Hc. stand
ard white 36 36 '4c, No. 3 3535MiC.
No. 4 white 34835c, No. 2 mixed 3i
635V&C, No. 3 mixed 34 35c, No. 4
mixed 3334c.
Hay No. 1 timothy $lei7.50.
standard timothy $1G16.25, No. 2
timothy $12.50(j13. No. 1 clover mixed
$14.5015, No. t clover mixed $13(t
14, No. 1 clover $1313.5u, No. 2
clover $103U.
Poultry Hens, heavy (5 lbs and
over) 144c. light 14c. young suggy
roosters 11c, old roosters 10c, spring
ers (3 lbs aud under) 18c, springers
(over 3 lbs) 14 He, ducks (.4 lbs and
over) 17 He white (undor 4 lbs) 16c.
turkeys (8 lbs and over) 20c, turkeys,
young (under 8 lbs) ll'12e; turkeys,
turns 18c, culls 8c; geese 11 6 12c.
Eggs Prime firsts 23c, firsts 22c,
ordinary firsts 20c, seconds 16c.
Cattle Steady to strong: on light
butcher cattle, belfers and cows; slow
and barely steady on steer cattle.
Shippers $6.508; butcher steers, ex
tra $7 75ST H, good to choice $6.75f
7.65, common to fair $4.7566.50;
belfers, extra $7.25)7.&0. good to
choice $6.20W60, common to fair
$4.b0j; rows, extra $5.K6(?, good to
choice $5.35&5.75, common to fair
$3.759'5.25; tanners $2.6064.
Bulls Steady to strong. BoloKna
$5.506 6-40. extra $6.60, fat bulls $.Z'i
6.75.
Calves Steady. Extra $10, fair to
good $7.50 10, - common and large
$5.603 9.50.
Hogs Active and 5c higher. So-1
looted heavy $7.807.85, good to
choice packers and butchers $7,804
7.86, mlx4 packers $7.757.85, stags
$4 Si 6 6.'i. extra $6.75, common to
choice bevy fat sows $5.25it'6 80, ex
tra $7. light shippers $7 600 7.85; pigs
(110 lbs and less) $5.60tf7.50.
Sheep Steady. Extia $5. good to
choice $4.tKji4.0. couiuiou to fair
$260(f4.50.
Lambs Slow and weak to a shade
lower. Extra $8.75 . good to vhotoo
$8.6008.75. common te lair $6.0ia
8.40, yearlings $SJ7.
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