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The Mexican situation is at an
acute stage. I'robably before we
mrh vrut sitnin iaj. will Kt at
war. The United States have tr,ed bcfore Madison County try exhibit of the Stanford fair in
submitted to manv outrages of jury composed of the following sures that it will be one of the
this country and mav submit to fntlemen: J B. Thompson, V. highest class exhibitions of the
many others; but the temper of Newsom, Robt. Lng B. Jouett, : kind hej in that section of the
the people is at last aroused and lx Waren Kennedy. B. K. Dun-; state this year. From present in-
mav be fanned into flames of pas
sion by even a small adverse wind.
It is almost certain that wind will
When the war cloud bursts its
flood will carry death and destruc
tion to many homes. The bhxxi
of our citizens will be spilled,
homes desolated, property of in-;
calculable value destroyed, and an
enmity lasting through many ,
ages engendered. Mexico be-
ieves that Japan will help her and
:here some justification for this,
ehef. England, Japan s ally, is
refusing to play in our backyard
and is leaning towards Japan.
With English Canada to the
North and Mexico to the South,
with England controlling the At
lantic and Japan the Pacific, we
are in a most ticklish position.
What's the matter with with
drawing from Mexico entirely
and letting her run her own fight?
Why should our peoplebe butcher
ed for the sake of German, French
and English dollars? Why not i
let England. Germany and France j
and other powers bare the breasts
nf thpir own ntizt-n t Mvi.-an
bullets? Why should Americans
bear the brunt ol war and incur
t.W lasting ho:itii76f Mexico and
Mexicans: Lets have some co-
operation of the other countries. 'Justus Goebel openly charged the
Why not let these great powers ! corporations with having paid the
unite in a polite note to the war- assassins of his brother, and de
ring factions and whip them bv clared that he could prove the as
correspondence? Its cheaper, bet--sertion. The speaker dared the
ter and quicker. corporation officials to question
But better still, lets buy Mexico the truth of his statement. - Win
and pacify it. They will sell. Chester Democrat.
Both factions are out for the stuff. ' It is due a patient public that
Patriotism in Mexico is measured Mr. Goebel name the corpora
by the dollar. i tions. We have had quite enough
- of the sensational from this
Look out for a drought; pre-, quarter.
serve the water; keep it
Look out for typhoid fever. An
ounce of prevention is worth a
pound of cure. Clean up! I
The best thing that you can do
for vnnrsflt ,-in.l fm-ruk Is to dn
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Swat the fly, Mus-keet er and
Topics In Brief
It looks as if Mr. Mellen would have to
seek a new haven. - Boston Transcript.
Of the various reasons advanced why
Mr. Bryan lectures, perhaps the best is
that he can't help it. Washington Post.
Even Congress had never dreamed that
anybody would want to impersonate a Con
gressman. -New York Evening Post.
With a little more probing Colonel Mul
hall ought to make a good advertisement
for a porous plaster. -Washington Post.
Ambassadors desiring to transact diplo
matic business for their sovereign this
summer are busily memorizing Chautauqua
dates and reading up on time-table news.
It it a bad sign for future harmony when
a Secretary of State begin to complain
that Uncle Sam doe
.Ttm T T Vo l
.. accustomed. -New York ,
way to which he
One of the world' hardest puzzle I why
so many race that hate each other intense
ly happened to get crowded' together at
the southeastern corner of Europe. -St.
Louis Globe Democrat.
The Washington Post under-
stands that Harvard's recently es-
tablished kindergarten will teach
"only the simpler branches of ;
physiological psychology and pre-1
liminary pragmatism." That ought j
to keep the babies out of mischief j
for least a half day at a stretch.
Ollie Alexander was convicted in
the Estill circuit court of voluntary
manslaughter tor aiding and abet-1
ting Hugh Tuttlc in the killing of
Aaron Powell last August near
Fox post office in Estill County.
Alexander was tried by a Madison
jury composed 01 tne
Merrill Handy, James Duncan,
W. H. Thompson, John Todd, than a state wije reputation for
C. H. Pigg. Charley Jones. Webb the excellence of his'.birds and the
Jones. F. H. Goosman, M. VV. ceenness 0f his judgment in se
Miller, James M. Lykins. j ectino- prizc winnm. Mr. Harp
The case against Tuttle was has aways a bij winner at
tried last week before an Estill the bijJfjest shovv and knovvs the
County jury which failed to make rjl,ht j.ind of fow, when he
a verdict. The case is now being f uom iiic nrocon, . at thp nonl.
tan, la miiivn . ii. iiiuma.-.,
W. B. Lackey. W. L. Mckinney
Jr., Wm. Coates, L. O. Shearer, j
Death of Dr. Harris
The funeral of Dr. Giles Harris
took place this morning at 11
o'clock from the residence on
West Main St. and was conducted
by Dr. C. K. Marshall thence bu-j
rial in the Richmond Cemetery. 1
Dr. Harris had been in ill health
for over two years and had grad- j
ually grown worse till the end
He lived for many years at
Brassfield and has many friends
there as well as in the city who
will be grieved to hear of his
Dr. Harris is survived by his
wife to whom much sympathy is
A sensation was sprung at a i
large mass meeting of Democrats
in Covington, Tuesday night when
Justus Ooebel. brother ot tne late ,
Senator Wm. Goebel, speaking;
before the gathering dramatically
declared that his brother's death
can be laid at the doors of corpo
rations who were anxiously inter
ested that he should be put out
of the way for all time to come.
Vice President's Wife De
nounces Slit Skirt
, , ' . , ,
Slashed skirts with the stl-
houette gown and other freaks of
modern fashion are the worst en-
emies of the newly made voters ,
of Illinois; and the cabaret and
the turkey trot are more in need
of reform than Chicago's First
Ward, in the opinion of Mrs.
Thomas R. Marshall, wife of the
Vice President, who is in Chicago
with her husband for the Moose
celebration. - Ex.
Hon. Ben Crutcher, Common
wealth's attorney has been given
a signal honor by Gov. McCreary.
He received a commission Tues
day morning appointing him a
the State at the Fifth Annual
meeting of the American Institute
of Criminal Law and Criminolo
gy, which convenes this year in
September at Montreal. Canada.
Mr. Crutcher will attend and will
address the body.- Ex.
Accident to Louie Tinder
Louie Tinder, the son of Rev.
and Mrs. F. M. Tinder of Lancas-
ter was painfully injured by being
kicked by a mule on the arm.
Rev. and Mrs. Tinder have many
friends In Richmond who will be
sorry to hear of this accident but
are glad to know he is able to be
out even though his arm is is in a
Expert Poultry Fancier to
Judge Birds at Stan
ar,e number of poultry
; fanciors who will exhibit at the
Knights of Pythias fair to be held
. c,,nfimi on Aud. 20. 21 and
22, will rejoice to know that one
of the ieaj;nrt chicken fanciers
iin.m,n who ha!. made more
dications all of the pure blooded
fancUrs Gf Lincoln and
adjoining counts will have birds
on exhibition, making the poultry
! department a notable feature this
Madison Jurors Popular
A very unusual thing Jwas wit
nessed Saturday when a Sheriff
from Clark County and a Sheriff
from Estill County struck the city
anJ count summoning jurors to
to CIark and Esti to t .
' . Th0 nrt ).. ut rr
cases. I he Clark jury was tor
the celebrated Callahan cases and
the Estill County jury was for the
trial of the case of the Common
wealth vs. Tuttle. This case has
been tried twice by Estill County
jurors with a hung jury each time.
The Madison County gentlemen
are highly esteemed both for the
promptness with which they dis
patch business and for the gener
al satisfaction of their verdicts.
Long Tom was conducting a
sale of Burnside when the Sheriffs
struck the city and they almost
caused a stampede of his bidders.
The men fled "helter skelter" to
avoid the officers.
I At the new school house at
Waco, on Saturday evening a
I benefit concert was given by Mr.
i and Mrs. Joe Panther and Miss
Mariam Noland for the Oakland
j These artists were assisted by
! Mrs. John Chenault who gave two
readings "Woman's Rights" and
: "High Culture in Dixie".
The evening was a most delight
ful one and a nice sum realized
for the school. The work was a
most commendable one and is
Loss by Fire
On Saturday night between one
an. I twn Vln.W ;i h.Trn rf Mr
Jake McCorJ b 'rneJ entailinJ a
loss of $2,5(K). The barn contain
ed a gasoline engine, a large quan
tity of hay, farm implements, be
i sides a very valuable horse.
Mr. McCord Deatherage, a
, nephew of Mr. McCord came in
; about 12 o'clock and had retired
I when Mrs. McCord discovered the
fire and gave the alarm. In addi
tion to the horse that burned, a
nother came near losing its Kfe
by trying to run into the barn.
The grocery of Mr. A. J. Broad
dus on 3rd & Walnut burned on
Sunday morning about 1 o'clock.
The origin of the fire is not known
but it is thought probably rats
I ma Jave fiT"e" ho,d of a ?f
matches. The grocery was only
partly covered by insurance.
The First and Only Woman
Miss Mary Bradford is the first
and only woman in the history of
! Scott county to receive a nomina
tion for a County office. The
nomination is equivalent to an e
lection. Georgetown Times.
We keep on hand always the best gro
eerie that money can buy and sell them
as cheap as the cheapest. Phone 72nd
144. Covington. Thorpe & Co. ll tl
Telephone all aocial newt to 638.
MiM Dorothy Perry I attending the
house party o' the Misses Duncan at Nich
olasville. MiM Mollic Fife entertained at card
Friday morning in compliment to . Mr.
MiM Christine Sandlln entertained a
number of her young friend with lawn
party, Wednesday evening.
MiM Callle Miller Shackelford gave an
informal dance on Tuesday evening at her
home on Lancaster avenue.
; Mr. Edwin Wines and Miss Stella
I Phelps joined a delightful picnic party at
i Malory Springs, Wednesday.
MiM Mattie Elder gave a pretty dining
on Tuesday in honor of Mr. and Mrs. Joe
Panther and MiM Mariam Noland.
Mr. Tom Kaldwin entertained with a
picture show party Monday evening In
honor of Mr. Durrett. of Louisville.
MiM Jane D. Stockton entertains this
evening with an Alhamhra Party in com
pliment to her guest, MiM Eugenia Hume.
MiM Elizabeth Turley gave an Alham
hra Party on Thursday evening in honor
of her visitor, MiM Effie Land, of Lexing
ton. Miss Sue Chenault, w(io has been the
guest of MiM Charlie Elmore at Lancaster
was given a beautiful party Monday eve
ning. Mrs. Jennings Greenleaf entertained at
Bridge on Thursday atternoon in honor of
Mrs. Jas. Logan, the guest of Mrs. Hale
Miss Margaret Covington was hostess of
a pretty dining on Tuesday evening given
in compliment to her guest. MiM McMurry
of Shelby, N. C.
M iss Kussell Stouffer entertained with
an "Intermission Party" on Friday even
ing, her visitors, those of Miss Elath Bu
chanan, and Miss Josephine Chenault.
Mrs. A. B. Estridge, of Paint Lick, en
tertained last Saturday in honor of Mr.
and Mrs. McWhorter, of Denver, Col.
Twenty or more guests enjoyed her hospi
tality. Miss Elath Buchanan is entertaining at
6 o'clock dinner each evening during the
wee'' number of friends to meet her
isses Head, Arnold, Scott and
!w !jf -,-yr-.
fbie young men of the city gave a dance
at .lasonic Temple on Friday evening in
compliment to the many visitors in Rich
monM. The music was furnished by Thom
as' Saxophone Trio.
Misses Mary Hoggs and Carrie Bush of
Waco, gave a swimming party to their
house guests Misses Cibney and Prather of
Lexington, and Miss Mary Deatherage of
this city on Monday.
MiM Elath Buchanan is giving a house
party to the following young ladies: Misses
Francis Head, of LaGrange. Margaret Mc
Murry, of Shelby, N. C. Margaret Arnold,
of Lancaster, and Arwin Scott. of Tallulah,
Miss Elath Buchanan was hostess of aj
beautiful Tea on Friday afternoon from 4
to i given to her attractive guests. Misses
Hc-ad, Scott, Arnold and McMurry. Dainty
refreshments were served and the hours
passed most delightfully.
Dr. and Mrs. C. H. V'aught gave an ele
gant dining on Wednesday evening in hon
or of Mr. and .""Irs. Harvey Chenault who
leave for Mexico this week for a stay of
several months. Only the intimate friends
of the family were present.
Miss Jeannette Pates entertained with
an Alhambra party on Wednesday, compli
mentary to MiM Virginia Schnaufer, of
Fourteen couples responded to the invi
tations, and at the conclusion of the show,
the guests repaired to the home of the
hostess on Lancaster avenue, where danc
ing and a Dutch supper ended a most en
Mr. and Mrs. Swift Champ entertained
with a six o'clock dinner last evening, at
their home on Pleasant street. The guests
present were: Mr. and Mrs. Joseph B. Bor
ders and daughter, MiM Isabel Borders, of
' Columbus. Ohio, MiM Elizabeth Blanton,
of Richmond, MiM Helen Saulsberry, of
' Arkansas, and Mr. Blair Varyen. Paris
News come from Mrs. Joe Chenault and
MiM Heter Covington of a most enjoyable
visit to Detroit of several days. They were
met here by Mr. and Mrs. Hasbrouck
Haynes in their handsome new car and
taken to their home where they were de
lightfully entertained. From Detroit they
went on to Buffalo, and from there to New
York where they will visit Mr. and Mrs.
Spears. Before returning home they will
go to Lenoard. New Jersey to be the
guest of Mr. and Mrs. Keats Speed.
MiM Josephine Chenault entertained at
Bridge on Thursday in honor of her visitor,
Miu Lydia Elmore, of Lancaster. Beside
tne nostest ana me gueti or nonor, mere j
were present: Misses Duncan Foster, El
len and Anna Mae Walker, Elisabeth
Shackelford, Austin Lilly, Eugenia Hume,
Russell Stouffer and her visitors. Misses
Riley, Warfield, Henton and Edwards.
At the conclusion of the games brick
cream and angel's food cake were served,
and two pretty prises, consisting of boxes
of paper, were awarded MiM Russell
Stouffer and MiM Lydia Elmore.
Mr. Hart Perry entertained last evening
with a dance In honor of the visiting young
ladies In the city. The hour from 8 to 12
were most delightfully spent.
The marriage of MiM Pattie M. Salvers
1 of this city to Mr. Harry Bendeur of Rich-
I mond was quietly solemnized Saturday
evening at 6 o'clock in the parlors nf the
j Central Baptist Church, Rev. J. D. Gwalt-
ney officiating, only a few close friends of ;
the couple being present. The bride never
looked lovllcr than on this her wedding
eve, when she was stylishly attired In a i
; tailored suit of blue, with large picture hat
i and carried brides' roses. Mrs. Bendeur is j
j a niece of Mr. and Mrs. Al Lipscomb, with j
I with whom she has made her home for
several years, and is quite popular and at-'
tractive. Mr. Bendeur Is an enterprising 1
young business man of jKichmond and Is
In every way worthy of his bride. Mr. and I
Mrs. Bendeur will make their home in j
Winchester.- Winchester Democrat.
A boy was asked to explain the
difference between animal instinct
and human intelligence. "If we
had instinct," he said, "we should
know everything we needed
to know without learning it,
but we've got reason and so we
have to study ourselves most blind
or be a fool. Ex. I
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Lumber Co. Phone 425.
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Girls and Young Ladies
Next Session Opens September 10th, 1913
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Special This Week, $23.50
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serge or white with pin stripe or flannel. Any
way you want it. Pants only $7.00.
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The Second Annual Exhibition
of the Winchester Hospital Fair,
was a glorious success -big
crowds, perfect weather, fine show
of stock and gates receipts grati
fying. Saxton and Trost furnish
ed the music and Miss Ruth Se
well had the honor of being chos
en queen receiving 134,000 votes.
Miss Sewell is the daughter of
Mr. W. N. Sewell.
Mr. and Mrs. O. C. Heberling
who formerly conducted a green
house at Lancaster, and were well
known here, were seriously in
jured in an automobile collision
near Georgetown last week.
While the accident is bad enough
we are glad they escaped with
We are looking tor new busineM and
want you to try ul when In need of good
goods. Covington, Thorpe & Co. 11-tf
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