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' Look up your Spring Suit during our SPRING TAILORING OPENING which will be held on
Thursday, Friday and Saturday, Feb 13-14-15
This will be our last Opening this season and will be conducted by a special cutter representing the old reliable Tailoring firm of The L. E. HAYS & CO., Cincinnati, Ohio.
300 Styles of piece goods on display. Special cutter to take your measure, Let us show you the styles. Suits $18.00 to $40.00.
JAS W SMITH, House Of Quality
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J. E. ROBINSON, Editor.
R. L ELKIN, Business Manager.
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Eighth District Publishers League.
Lancaster, Ky., February 14. 1913.
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We are authorized to announce the
following candidates for Democratic
Nominations.
For State Senator.
CLIFTON RODES ANDERSON.
Of Boyle County.
For Representative.
JOHN M. FARRA.
J. R. MOUNT.
Fcr County Judge.
CLAYTON A. ARNOLD.
JAMES A. BEAZLEY.
For Sheriff.
C. A. ROBINSON
ASHBY ARNOLD.
W. L. LAWSON.
W. S. CARRIER.
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For County Attorney.
G. B. SWINEBROAD.
GREEN CLAY WALKER.
For Jailer.
JACK ADAMS.
DAVE ROSS.
For Assessor.
DAVE C. SANDERS.
E. B. RAY.
J. B. COLLIER.
W. L. HUFFMAN.
For School SuperintendanL
MISS JENNIE HIGGINS.
For Magistrate.
1st District.
JOHN N. WHITE.
WALTON E. MOSS.
SHIPTONH. ESTES.
DAVIS SUTTON.
2nd District
CHARLES C. BECKER.
TAYLOR T. BURDETT.
LOGAN ISON.
The recent wise though drastic in
structions given by Judge Charles A.
Hardin to the grand juries in the vari
ous counties of his district are already
becoming prolific of results. A report
from Harrodsburg tells of the indict
ment of the jailer and poor house keep
er, with the recommendation that thev
be removed from office, the indictment
of pool room keepers for permitting
minors to play in their places and the
indictment of merchants for selling
cigarettes to minors.
Judge Hardin's theory of going after
the lesser evils and thereby obviating
the greater ones, of removing the en
vironments and throwing about the
youth better influences, is indeed a good
one, and we are glad to see that the
citizens, the men who compose the
juries are inclined to assist him in the
carrying out of his theory, and we sin
cerely hope that hishome county of
Mercer has set an example that will be
followed in other counties of the dis-
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trict, where doubtless at least some of
the evils exist.
If the officers in the various counties
who assist at the courts, and the citi
zens of the counties Hill hold up the
Judge's hands in this most laudable
determination to rid the district of
these minor offenders, or cause them to
desist in thpir ofTenses against the law,
we will before the passing of many
courts see the cleanest judicial dis
trict, the district where there is less
crime than in any district in Kentucky.
The question of whether we shall have
an increase or decrease of crime in Ken
tucky after all lies with the people
themselves, the question of the punish
ment of offenders comes before the
juries, and the people compose the
juries. Will you mete out such punish
ment to them as will deter them from
further infringement of the laws, or
will jou by leniency in the matter of
fines and imprisonment or verdicts ol
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not guilty oners encourage em lur
other offenses. It is with you.
When Lincoln with his far seeing eye
spoke at Gettysbuig and prayed that
there might be preserved for us "a
Government of the people, by the
people nnd for the people", he meant a
Government under the vre'l regulated
system established by the constitution
of the United States at that time and
before any of these new fangled
amendments had been heard of. There
are proposed amendments to the
Constitution without number, and also
efforts to undermine and get behind the
Constitution, and to brush aside the
safe-guards which it contains.
In celebrating Lincoln's birthday
nothing could be more fitting than talks
on good government. Children should I
be taught good government, first in the
home, the school and the town, which
will make of him later a good citizen in
the state. If children are taught to
obey and order and tie power of
authority and that authority should be
placed in the hands of such people as
we are willing to obey; then truly shall
we have a government "of the people
by the people and for the people".
Poor old Mexico 13 in the throes of
another uprising and considerable blood
has been shed. The insurgents are
being led by a nephew of Ex-President
Diaz, he being released by them from
prison where he was under a death
sentence. The place was assaulted and
President Madero was compelled to
seek temporary shelter elsewhere,
however Madero, claims to be able to
cope with the situation, but it looks
very much to an outsider as if the
elder Diaz, the "Iron Man" would be
recalled and would again rule Mexico.
With the Balkan situation becoming
more and more complicated every day,
and threatening to involve many other
European powers in tne embrogno, an
uprising in .Niaraugua and the usual
number of South American uprisings
in progress, it looks very much as if
the Biblical prediction of "wars and
rumors of wars" was being fulfilled.
The medical press of this country as
well as the medical fraternity, are loth
to accept as true the statement of Dr.
Frederick Franze Friedman of Germany
that he has discovered a cure for tuber
culosis, and are waiting to be hown.
All manner of reports are being spread
through the medium of the press, one of
1 which is that an American has returned
from Germany with sufficient of the
virus for one patient, which he will ad
minister to his wife who is a sufferer
from the malady.
Meanwhile the American people are
earnestly hoping that Dr. Friedman's
alleged discovery may prove a success
and that the time is not far distant
when he will either send or bring it to
this country in order that the manv
thousands of sufferers from the White
Plague may benefit by his discovery.
Senators and Representatives who
have been in conference with President
-elect Wilson, and who claim to speak
with authority, have imparted to their
colleagues the information that he does
not contemplate removing from office
until their time expires, republicans,
except for cause, such as dishooesty
and like offenses, and that his resolu
tion along that line wilt apply to the
Postmaster and Collector of the Port at
Louisville. The authenticity of this,
report is exceedingly doubtful, as the
President-elect has thus far been ex
ceedingly sparing with suggestions as to
what he would do along other lines,
and it is hardly probable that he would
vouchsafe any information in this res
pect. City goverment, in the long run,
under whatever form it takes, will be
just as good, and no better than, the
people who take an interest in public
affairs want to make it. It is a mon
strous delusion that you can secure
good government by creating a trium
virate, giving them absolute authority.
A city government for the people and
by the people is what we want. Public
servants who do not regard public ser
vice as a private snap. We want men
both capable and conscientious. It
may seem a rare combination, but there
are such men.
If you should visit Miami Fla., just
now you would see Williams Jennings
Bryan leading the simple life working
in his vegetable garden like any other
farmer. Some think he is raising po
tatoes for his friend Woodrow, in order
that he may have enough cold ones to
go around. The President-elect will
need quite a few tubers if he keep3 up
his present policies.
It is said the motive of the modern
Paul Revere ride is to arouse the dor
mant American woman to a realization
of the importance of the crusade. It
seems the men who live in the hamlets,
villages and towns between New York
and Washington are the ones that
would be arroused.
If Mr. Edison does complete his in
vention to have moving pictures talk
we are going to take a back seat be-
hind a screen. We claim to be modest! pacity, in fact Mr. Romans was com
and "silence is golden" in most ot the pelled to turn many away for want of
pictures we see j room. This demonstrates elf arly the
" urgent need of some kind of a play-
In the National Congress a recom- J house in Lancaster, and it is very much
mendation has been made to the com j to be hoped that either Mr. Romans
mittee on National Banks and Bunking
that in future National banks be allow
ed to loan money on real estate.
The tonsorial artists of Frankfort
have increased the price of a shave to
15 cents. Frankfort always was noted
for her shaves.
Mr. John K. West 111.
The Record's good friend Mr. John
K. West has been seriously ill, being
stricken on Tuesday with an attack of
an old malady, but we are glad to be
able to state that he is considerably
better.
Preaching At Baptist Church.
Rev. Sam P. Martin of Lebanon Tenn
preached at the Baptist church on Wed
nesday night, and the congregation of
that church have under consideration
the calling of Rev. Martin to their pul
pit to succeed Bro. Bush who goes to
Columbia.
Mr. E. S. Arnold Seriously 111.
News comes from Danville of the seri
ous illness of Mr. E. S. Arnold and his
recovery is exceedingly doubtful.
Mr. Arnold is a brother of Mrs. Eliza
Hill and was born and reared in Gar
rard county, and is known to a wide
circle of friends as "Sine" Arnold.
Sutton-Lawson.
Mr. Stephen Sutton, eon of Mr. J. B.
Sutton a well known farmer and stock
trader, was quietly married to Miss
Marietta Lawson, daughter of Mr Mose
Lawson last week. Both parties live
in the Drake Creek section of Garrard
County and are very pupular. The Rec
ord and the many friends of this young
couple wish them much happiness.
parties live
Agents Wanted.
Agents wanted to take subscriptions
for the Atlanta, Ga.. Tri-Weekly
Constitution. Valuable premiums for
subscribers," liberal commissions and
cash prizes for agents. You can make
money fast in any small town or along
any Rural Route. Some agents make
a food Hvincr. Othprn moU SIR nn n.
2OTO0a month on the side, soliciting
subscriptions. Address for particulars:
Tri-Weekly Constitution, Atlanta, Ga.
2-14-4t
Mr. Wiley Making Improvements.
Mr Tobe Wiley who purchased the
Bastin property on Lexington Avenue,
has a force of workmen engaged in
modernizing the house. New hardwood I
floors, improved heating plant, bath
rooms ami piumuing are inciuaeu in me
work being done, and when completed
Mr Wiley will have one of the most
modern and up-to-date homes in the
city.
Sammy Herron Enlists.
Samuel Lee Herron the eldest son of
Chief of Police and Mrs. Luther E.
Herron, last week celebreted the arrival
of his majority by going to Columbus
O. and enlisting in a company of U. S.
Coast Artillery, taking a seven year
"hitch". Sam is a good boy and by
the time he serves his enlistment will
doubtless be considered one of Uncle
Sam's most valued recruits.
Prominent Garrard Farmer.
Mr. John M. Duncan, of Lancaster,
was here Wednesday, having brought
his crop of tobacco to the Danville
market Mr. Duncan is one of the
most widely-known and highly respect
ed citizens of Garrard county, having
served as county clerk and been long
identified with everj thing for the bet
terment and uolif t of his community.
We never knew a more pure-minded,
Christian gentleman. While in Dan
ville he spent much time with Messrs.
W. C. Price, Ed. Hopper and Leslie
McMur'ry talking over their good times
in Garrard well, we will not say how
many years ago. Danville Messenger.
Need An Opera House.
The production of the "Western
Girl" at the opera house recently
filled that structure to its utmost ca-
will enlarge his present house, or that
either he or some one else will build a
larger house here. A moving picture
show is all right, but it has been clear
ly demonstrated that the people desire
something better occasionally, and we
should have a structure that wouldac
comodate the better class of theatrical
troupes occasionally.
The Ingratitude Of Man.
A group of politicians, including of
fice holders, ex office holders and would
be-office holders were recently gather
ed around a hot stove in one of tin
rooms at the court house, discussing
the topics of the day and incidentally
the ups and downs of political life,
when one of the-number, a knowing old
wiseacre who many years ago held an
appointive office of no mean pretentions
and one whicn proved very lucrative to
him was berating the unkind fate
which ousted him from his comfortable
berth One of the number asked the
gentleman who was occupying the floor
who ousted him from the office; with a
ready glibness he enumerated the men
who participated in his downfall, and
began a severe tirade against them.
After allowing him to finish his scath
ing denunciation, the same gentleman
propounded the question "who put you
into this office which you so reluctantly
surrendered"? The speaker was non
plused, he bad never considered that
phase of the question, he scrathed his
head and stammered, but failed to give
an intelligent answer to the question.
The ludicrous side of the situation ap
pealed strongly to the crowd assembled
t and they indulged in a hearty laugh at
tne expense of the oIJ gentleman.
The above incident serves the pur-
pose of showing very plainly the in
gratitude of man; a man is once elected
to office, and he thinks in nine cases
out of ten that he should be allowed to
stay there as long as he chooses; he los
es sight of the fact that the people put
him there, and resents their privilege
of removing him. His long tenure in
office divests him of the gratitude
which he Bhould, and doubtless at one
time did, feel to the people who elected
him. and his removal from the office
which he had held often times not only
serves to embitter him against those
who sought to and did encompass his
defeat, but against the world in general.
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We notice that Wilson has visited a
dentist, wonder if said dentist extracted
anv information regarding cabinet
selections.
Resurrect The Commercial Club.
Town growth is a science and there
are recognized ways to promote it. I
committee of active men representing
an organization should work at it, all
the time. They should get definite
facts 33 to how gains were made by
towns that we know have grown, and
see if these same methods won't work ,
here.
While any town as tavorably situateJ I
and with as many resources as ours
should make some growth of its
own impetus, still a much larger
advantage can be secured by careful
planning through which a business
enterprise is pushed. Nothing moves
unless some one pushes it and pushes
in an inteligent way, giving the best
information of successful methods used
elsewhere.
Why not organize a commercial club
at once?
Yotes For Keriocky Women Active Cam
paign For Constitutional Amendment
Now Ou Headquarters Open In Lex
ington And Field Organizer
Engaged.
A campaign is on to obtain the full
suffrage for w omen in Kentucky. A
bill will be presented in the next legis
lature authorizing the submission of a
constitutional amendment to the peo
ple at the election of November, 1915.
Mrs. Desha Breckinridge, of Lex
ington, is the new president of the
Kentucky Equal Rights Association.
Mr. Urey Estes, formerly with the
University Press of Chicago, has ar
rived to take up the work or organiz
ing the sympathizers with women suf
frage, and active work over the State
will begin at once. This organization
will include men's leagues for suffrage,
as well as women's leagues. Since the
matter is political, and must be de
termined by the legialature and the
votera, it is important to organize the
sympathizers in that sex which has not
the handicap of disfranchisement.
Any local league or any individuals
wanting Mr. Estes services, or other
help from headquarters, may apply to
the address mentioned above.
Noted Anniversaries In February.
Fifty years af,o the United States
was engaged in a bloody struggle that
stands as one of the leading events in
the history of our country. This fact
adds a special significance to the anni
versary of the birth of Abraham Lin
coin this month.
The anniversary of the birth of
George Washington, the poet Longfel
low and St Valentine day are three
other occasions that will also generally
je observed this month.
Now how many know that Joel T,
Hart, whom Kentucky and especially
Clark county delights to honor, was
born four miles east of Winchester,
'eby. 11th. 1810, which makes it 103
years ago, while Lincoln was born 104
years ago. nart, Dy trade, was a
stone mason and built many substanial
chimneys in Clark and Bourbon coun
ties. His first work of art was a bust
of Gen. Cassius M. Clay. He went
abroad in 1849 studying anatomy and
other art essentials. While abroad he
completed busts of Andrew Jackson and
Alexander Campbell and also the statue
of Henry Clay wLich now stands in
Louisville.
His masterpiece was the "Woman
Triumphant" which, after his death
was sold to Tiffan v , and later was sold
by him to The Hart Memorial Associa
tion of Kentucky, this association plac
ed it in the rotunda of the Court House
at Lexington where it was destroyed
by fire. By many art critics "Woman
Triumphant" was said to be the great
est piece of sculpture wrought since
Michael Angelochiseled his immortal
Moses. A noted art critic, of London,
once wrote that it was the finest piece
of work in existance. No wonder Ken
tucky grieved when it was destroyed!
So while we are feeling proud that!
Kentucky gave Abraham Lincoln
birth, let us not forget to enroll the
name of Joel r. Hart in the list of de
puted great.
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Here's A Victim For Cupid.
Mr. J. J. Raymond the popular con
tractor who has given us such a beau-
itiful school building, asks us to corrcet
the report given out a few weeks ago,
that he was married. He wishes U3 to
state that he i3 still heart whole and
fancy free, with a soft spot over his
n23rt that can easily be pierced by a
datt from Cupid's bow.
Fish And Game Club For Garrard County
A Necessity.
It has been observed that the counties
which organized Fish and Game clubs
have reaped the most benefit under
the recently enacted Fish and Game
law. Garrard county which is travers
ed diametrically by the best fish stream
in Kentucky, has no such club, and in
consequence, unless something is done
alung that line before the coming of
spring, this county will become a Mec
ca for seiners and others who have
been accustomed to take fish illegally,
and will feel much more secure in the
pursuit ot their nefarious practises be
cause of the non-existence of such a
body in the county.
Before the coming of the spring
spawning, such a club should be or
ganized for the protection of the fish.
The sportsmen about town are perfect
ly willing to organize but such a move
would be uselessunless the cooperation
couldbe secured of the farmers who own
the land along.the river. If a club could
be organized, counting these farmers
among its number, having annual dues
which in the aggregate would be suffi
cient to secure the services for the
part of the year of an efficient Game
Warden, then and then only could the
fish in our river be protected from the
ravages of illicit fishermen. The dues
would be nominal and would work a
hardship upon no one, and the sum
thus realized would be amply sufficient
to employ some good man who would
perform his duties efficiently, and the
amount of the fines collected, a part of
which he would receive, would work
the double purpose of helping out with
the expenses and deterrming the ma
rauders from arepetitionof the offense.
This matter should be taken up and
a club organized without further de
lay. Who will take the initiative? All
that is lacking is a leader, there will
be no lack of a following.
The "Pinhooker"
Webster fails to give the above word
or a definition therefor, but in the
parlance of the tobacco market the
term is applied to men who buy tobae
co for the purpose of speculation. In
the usual application of the word the
pinhooker is a man well versed in the
tone of the market, a3 well as an es
pecially good judge of the quality of
tobacco, but of late in this county some
have been "p nhooking" who either
lacked these necessary qualifications,
or over shot the mark, least ways, a
good many of them have quit, sadder
but wiser men.
The pinhooker in order to make a
success of his vocation, must by dint
of his superior knowledge of the weed
be able to judge at a glance the quality
of a crop and to tell just how much
that crop will bring on the open mar
ket, and guage his bids accordingly.
Most of these men prefer to buy when
the commodity is low, but during the
prevalence of the recent high prices,
"fools rushed in where angels fear to
tread", and they gained by experience
what they failed to know by intuition.
Another necessary fact which many of
the embryo pinhookers overlooked was
the fact that Uncle Sam requires every
man or firm who handles tobacco to se
cure a license. This license costs you
nothing and very little labor save the
keeping of a register and making semi
annual reports of what you handle. An
application for license may be had by
writing to the Collector of Internal
Revenue at Danville Ky., and your
failure to secure license may.involveyou
in no end of trouble, as well as subject
you to a fine of fifty dollars. It is useless
to take up the idea that one is not nec
essary for the buying and selling of
one crop, tor tne government Keeps
close and accurate tab on every grower,
checks up the sales at the warehouses,
and if you handle even one crop with
out first having observed the formality
of securing a license, you are 'sure to
be caught in the toils.
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Death Of Infant.
Frank Miller, the 11 month old infant
of Mr. and Mrs. Dank Ball, who live
near the iron bridge on the Danvitk
pike, died of Bronchial pneumonia last
Thursday and was buried at the Lan
caster cf metery Friday morning. Tho
illnes3 began with whooping cough nd
later developed into pneumonia. The
Record together with the many friends
of the parents and family extend sh
eerest sympathy in this sad death.
Telephone Act Of 1912 To Have Test
Before Railroad Commission In A
Case Between The Cumberland Co.
And Campbellsville Heme Tele
phone Co.
The Act of the Kentucky legislature
enacted in 1912 providing for the phy
sical connection of lines of rival tele
phone companies doing bu3ines3 in tin?
state, is to have a try out in the near
future before the State Railroad Com
mission, which the Act clothes with
junsaicuon in tne matter, lne case
to be tried will be one of the Camp
bellsville Home Telephone Co. against
the Cumberland Co., it being contend
ed by the Campbellsville people that
the latter company had objected to
granting them connection with its line,
claiming that it would be unpleasant
for two competing companies to con
nect at the same place and attempt to
use the Cumberland tolls lines jointly.
The outcome of thij litigatien will b
watched with considerab'e interest lo
cally, as upon the outcome of the de
cision will rest the future welfare of
the Hubble Telephone Co., which ia
now seeking entrance into Lancaster
and other nearby towns, where they
hope and expect to secure, under the
above act, connection with the various
other telephone companies already es
tablished and doing business in the
towns, and the wish is being voiced on
all sides that the Campbellsville people
may win out in their contention, ami
that the decision may set forever at
rest the question of whether or not
these smaller industries are to K
crushed Out by their more pretentious
and wealthier competitors.
The Loose Leaf Warehouse.
The proposition to build a loose leaf
tobacco warehouse in Lancaster has by
no means been abandoned. Upon the
contrary it is being pu3hed with great
energy and with good success. Quite a
tidy sum has already been raised and
subscriptions are being solicited ovei
the country. The assistance of tin
farmer and the tobacco grower is earn
estly solicited in this matter, Thev
will reap the greatest benefit from its
establishment, not all the benefit it is
true, but the greatest, because of the
fact that it will provide them a home
market and obviate the necessity of the
long, tiresome and expensive hauls to
neighboring towns, and for this reason
they should subscribe liberally for the
stock. The merchants and business
men of the town will of course benefit
from the establishment of this market
here, and they can be relied upon to do
their part, in fact they stand ready at
any time to do even more than their
part, but it is their desire that the far
mer show his inclination toward the
scheme by rendering financial assistance,
before they go in too heavily, and for
this reason, and in order to stimulate
the town people to hearty cooperation,
the farmers should come forward and
subscribe for stock in the proposed
enterprise. An investment just at this
time in stock in a loose leaf tobacco
market in Lancaster is a profitable in
vestment, and the man who takes stock
may reasonably expect a handsome pro
fit to accrue from that investment, and
every farmer who is able to do so, and
fails, is standing in his own fight, not
only in allowing a good investment to
slip by him, but in retarding the pro
gress of his home county and failing to
foster the establishment, which would
be of more benefit to him than to any
other class of our citizens.
It is desired to place every dollar pos
sible of this stock in the hands of the
farmer, thereby creating a county wide
interest in the institution, therefore
Mr. Farmer come in and add your name
to the list of stockholders without fur
ther delay.
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