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THE CENTRAL RECORD.
PURE RELIGION, VN1ARNJ8HED DEMOCRACY AND GOOD GOVERNMENT
LANCASTER. KY., WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 16. 1914.
TWKNTY FOURTH YEAR.
We are a few steps from
the square- -Big money for
you to take them. . . .
Our present - location en
ables us to sell goods
than if we were
on the square.
By your co-oporation we shall make this the
banner year in our business and will enable
us to continue selling goods on a closer margin
Thanks for the past favors. Remember
LIVE AND LET LIVE.
The Governor, in his message, sug
gests "economy;" but retrenchment
not at all. On the contrary, he asks
that $20,000 be appropriated to com
plete his marble mansion (which has
already exceeded the sum appropriated
; by the last Legislature by that figure
at least), and that an appropriation be
made to show us of! at San Francisco
Change Of Offices.
Ex-County Attorney J. E. Robinson
has moved his office from the county
building to rooms over the Central
Record building on Richmond stieet.
and Hon. Green Clay Walker, the
newly elected County Attorney has
moved into the rooms vacated by Mr.
Busy At Court House.
The first session of the Quarterly
court convene'd on last Tuesday and
Judge Arnold presided with as much
grace and dignity as if such had been
his lifetime work. The Board of
Supervisors are in session, struggling
with the Assessors reports thus seeking
to equalize the taxes of the countv.
Ford Knocks The Plum.
Senator James, according to the
daily press has decided upon R. C.
Ford of Middlesboro for the Eastern
Kentucky Marshalship, and his name
will go to the Senate within the week
for confirmation, which of course means
that Mr. Ford will have the office, as
Mr. James' recommendations are in
Senator Bradley Enters Law Partnership.
"Bradley, Thatcher & Dearing" is
the firm name that will grace the door
plate of one of the strongest law firms
in Louisville, or we might say in the
entire country. The new firm is com
posed of our own Senator William O.
Bradley, Col. M. H. Thatcher and
Judge W. G. Dearing, the latter two
being among the best known and most
able attorneys in the state, while the
ability of Senator Bradley is too well
known to need comment.
Demand Long Sheets And Clean Towels.
Traveling men of Kentucky will make
a fight before the session of the General
Assembly, which will convene next
week, for a hotel inspection bill, requir
ing hotels to observe rules regarding
the comfort and health of their guests,
as to change of bedclothing, length of
sheets, condition of towels, etc. This
law is most urgently demanded by the
traveling men, who make the smaller
towns, where competition does not
automatically bring about reforms for
the benefit of guests. Representatives
of the traveling men are in Frankfort
urging members of the legislature to
vota for their bill.
Now that corn has been cleared of
being the cause of pellagra we know
it will be laid on the poor fly.
When a man discovers that he can
not quit smoking he begins to realize
that the habit doesn't harm him a bit.
The three youngest Sunday School
classes of the Christian church will
have a candy sale at Hurt and Ander
son store Saturday.
2,800 Mexican soldiers, six Mexican
generals together with men, women,
children, dogs, chickens and cattle are
paying a visit to Uncle Sam, at Presidio
After three weeks of rest and recrea
tion at a little cottage near the gulf
coast, President Wilson bade farewell
to the Southland and is back at work
just like the rest of us mortal men.
One hundred dollars is being offered
for the best 3,000 word essay on the
"Women of the South". We will not
compete beep use we could not do justice
to even one of them with 3,000,000,000
Getting Well. Mr. Napoleon Walk
er, of Garratd county, who became so
ill here last week that he was forced
to undergo an immediate operation, is
doing nicely and will soon be restored
to health. Advocate.
At a meeting of the Louisville Med
ical Club several members arrainged
severely the Board of Public Safety,
Health Officer Grant and the medical
department of the University of Louisville.
The creation of a standing House
Committee on Woman Suffrage loomed
up when Chairman Henry, of the Rules
Committee, announced his conversion
to the proposition upon which his com
mittee must act.
In the picture taken of the group of
Kentucky Publishers at their midwin
ter me Jting at Lexington, the repre
sentatives of the Danville Messengsr
and the Central Record are decidedly
the handsomest, if not the brightest
looking. Modesty forbids us saying
The Blue Grass Farmer gives a
symposium of able addresses delivered
at Lexington during Farmers week on
topics covering a wide range of
observations and all by experts. We
hope to give Matt Cohen's address be
fore the Kentucky Horse Association
in the near future.
Why The Bills Pile Up.
Every little legislator,
Wants a bill all his own.
Every little politician
Wants to show how he has grown,
Every little representative,
Wants to help dish out the pie.
That is why the legislature
Piles up useless bills so high.
Tuesday was "bill day" in the
Kentucky legislature, and being the
first opportunity of the session for the
introduction of prospective measures,
the downpour was terrific, In the
House ninety nine measures were of
fered for the proposed government of
the people of the state, the great
majority of which will be lost in com
mittee rooms, or ultimately reach the
waste basket. Mr. Mount of Garrard
ottered his initial bill, which was one to
change the court calender of the
thirteenth judicial district. Only three
bill were offered in the Senate.
Start Movement For Monument To Cos
Million To Memory Of Andrew
A movement to build a million dollar
monument in iasnville to the memory
of Andrew Jackson, the seventh presi
dent of the United States, and hero of
the battle of New Orleans, was formally
started at a banquet in Nashville
celebrating theninetyninth anniversary
of the battle.
Vulcan Plows !
RESOLUTIONS FOR EXTRA HELP PASSED
First One Defeated But The Second
Representative Reed, of Mason, in
troduced a substitute for the resolu
tion introduced the day before which
provides for the following extra help.
Four doorkeepers, at $4 each per
day; one gallery doorkeeper, at $4;
one stenographer to the Chief Clerk,
at 5; three stenographers to the
House members, at $5 each; one bill
clerk, at $4; two mail clerks, at $2.50
each; five messengers, at 2 aach; one
porter at $1. 30; one copyist, at So;
two messengers for committees, at
$2.50 each; one messenger for Speak
er, at $2.50; two assistants to bill
clerk, at $5 each; one assistant to en
rolling clerk, at $4.
So the economy train was wrecked
before it reached the first station.
Pin Pits. Pin Renairs.
Collars, Bridles, Collar Pads
and all kinds of
Wholesale and Retail Hardware.
Had you observed that our streets
were a little muddy?
Spain is busy building a new navy.
Doubtless it will take better care of it
than it did the old one.
Mexicans have abandoned bull fight
ing for killing each other. Hard to
say whether it's progress or retro
gression. The new Legislature might intro
duce a bill making it a felony for men
to stick their eyes into womens pro
truding hat feathers.
Leave orders for Magazines at
Stormes Drug Store.
Mrs. Dolly Brown.
One of our subscribers complains
that our paper is too large, that he
doesnt get through reading one issue
before its out again.
Gov. McCreary's message to the
Legislature is a plea for economy.
We hope it will be heeded as we have
a large debt and "every little helps".
One of the most concise and meaty
prayers ever offered was that of an
earnest New England deacon.
"Lord, give us grace to know Thy will
and grit to do it."
Congressman Owsley Stanley has
done a greater service to the people in
arresting the progress of trusts than
any other public man of today and on
this account he has endeared himself
to the people.
Washington society has tired of the
tango and other modern dances and
turned to the "double shuffle". This
variation of old-fashioned negro dance,
which has enlivened many a cabin now
appears in the fashionable drawing
Gen. Simon Boliver Buckner was
born in 1823 on the farm where he
died and during his long career he
was a soldier in Mexico, an officer in
the Confederate army. Governor of
his native State and the nominee of
the National Democratic party for
Vice President of the United States.
There will be vast improvements in
Eastern Kentucky this year along the
line of educational advancement, school
building, etc., as great interest is
manifested. As a result a large num
ber of buildings will be constructed
and a number of high and graded
The probability of a primary to set
tle the Lexington postmastership has
developed quite a number of prospec
tive candidates who are disposed to
contest with the Hon. Moses Kaufman
the right to this juicy plum, and sev
eral of these have already, gone, to
work soliciting the support of friends
to further their ambition along this
line, it is stated.
To Be Regretted.
It is to be regretted that some of
our good friends in the Legislature,
both Democratic and Republican, so
hastily accepted the unconstitutional
method of making "places," which
was agreed by the House. The condi
tion of State finances at this time re
quires that the "economv" program
be employed in other ways than merely
playing to the galleries.
Facts And Figures,
Fond of facts and figures? then
ponder over this a bit: The United
States spends twelve million a year
on foreign missions, thirteen million
on chewing gum, eighty million on
patent medicines, ninety million on
millinery, a hundred million on tea and
coffee, two hundred million on con
fectionery, eight hundred million on
jewelry ornaments and two million good
sound "Iron men" on booze!
Why Is This Not Done.
Says the Clay City Times:
"Talk about taxation and classifica
tion, the state debt, etc.. is all tommy
rot. If we had the right kind of
legislators, a stop could be put to all
this in less than sixty days, by putting
the tax equal. Take whiskey for an
example. In a barrel of whiskey there
is at least forty gallons, the real value
of which is never less than two dollars
per gallon or $80 per barrel. This
liquor is taxed on a uniform assess
ment of $10 per barrel when it should
be$34. This increase would be sufficient
to wipe out the dbt and harm no one.
Why is this not done? The more we
see of politics the more we tire of it."
A Good Law And Should Be Enforced.
The Kentucky game law was enact
ed to protect the game animals from
useless slaughter, especially during
the breeding season. If every person
had voluntarily observed nature's law
for the perpetuation of game animals,
there would have been no necessity for
statutory enactment to force people to
do so. All the game animals are used
for food, but before the law prohibit
ing their wanton destruction thousands
of them were killed every year that
were not used for food at all.
The game wardens say that there
are some who are very determined in
their opposition to the game law,
which is to be regretted, because the
law is intended for the benefit of all
the people, and it can not be so unless
Our New Home.
The CENTRAL RECORD has
broken uphouse-keeping on Danville
St. and is now at home to Its friends
onRichmond St. We have moved
lock, stock and barrel and we want to
say to you, you may have, moved
and moved but unless you have moved
a printing office, count it as nothing.
ihe last thing that came down the
steps was the old printing press. We
could not but feel sad as we left our
old quarters and saw the old press torn
down, the pressthathas announced the
birth of so many children now grown
up, married and with children of their
own. The grim Reaper has been busy
too, and this old- press has recorded
many tears shed over open graves. It
has recorded your joys when wedding
bells have rung and smiled again as it
recorded the school and graduating ex
ercises of so many. For years it has
told of your going and coming, it has
told of your good qualities and good
deeds and left untold most of your bad
qualities and bad deeds. So if you do
not feel like shedding a tear with us
over what it has told, you can, at least,
smile with us over what it has not
told. We will see that the new press
is just as kind to you as the old one
Progressive School People. - Buena
Vista, ten miles from Danville in the
northern edge of Garrard county, has
come to the front for progressive
methods in school work. Three large
omnibuses have been purchased and
the smaller children are carried to and
from school daily. Advocate.
Poindexler Here. Mr. C. K. Poin
dexter, the prominent Marcellus citi
zen was a visitor in Danville yesterday.
He was a guest of Judge Charles A.
Hardin at the Gilcher House. Mr.
Poindexter is one of the best posted
politicians in his section and stated to
the Advocate reporter that much
interest is being aroused in the sen
atorial race. Advocate.
Our Honor Roll.
Our Subscribers have been so libera
with their renewals for the past week,
we have decided to start an honor roll
and publish each week the names of
those who have honored us with their
subscriptions. The expense that we
have incurred in moving our plant has
been enormous and those dollars look
like twenty dollar gold pieces to us now.
One dollar may seem little to you but
when you think of our twenty five
hundred subscribers, you can readily
see how the amount would help us out.
Please examine your label and if in ar
rears wont you get on the honor roll by
sending us that dollar. The following
helped us out last week:
Mona Lisa has gone back home, the
historic oil painting, "The Signing of
the Emancipation Proclamation" in the
capitol at Washington has been treat-
to a bath, the Lancaster club has been
meeting and each one told their favor
ite picture. Now if some kind friend
will relieve the "Man with the Hoe",
and another friend will lend "Septem
ber Morn" a bath robe, all will be
quiet in the art world once more.
From Los Angeles, California, comes
"If this tango thing keeps on," re
marked a yonng man at the Mason
Theater last night as he watched
couples from the audience dancing in
the foyer between acts, "the street
car lines will soon be carrying tango
cars in which couples can dance on
their way home from work."
Los Angeles had its first between-the-acts
tango last night at the open
ing night of May Irwin's farce. The
foyer of the Mason was turned into a
ballroom, and when the curtain descend
ed on the first and second acts the
audience rose and put on a show of its
own. Society was well represented.
The "dancettes" will be continued
throughout the week.
Every Legislator Will Want To Pass A
Little Bill AH His Own.
We cannot blame every Legislator
from trying to pass a "little bill all his
own", for we know it pays to advertise
and how would we ever know some
were there unless they became father
of a law? We know the temptation is
great and it is not to be doubted that
the present members will produce the
usual crop of useless bills. However
if the legislators would not be in too
big a hurry to advertise themselves and
wait until some good bill came along
and then give it their unqualified sup
port they would honor themselves and
the county which they represent.
We do not need half the laws we have
now, but the enforcement of a few
good ones instead of adding several
hundred pages to the already over
burdened statute book.
Miss Allie Brown,
Mrs. Annie McMillan,
Mrs. Joe Arnold,
Geo. W. Ray.
J. H. KinnairJ
Mrs. Jane Robinson,
Z. T, Rice,
W. L. Poor,
J. H. Clark.
W. L. Scott.
C. B. Bastin.
Mrs. B M. Burdett
J. J. Sebastian.
Mrs. Henry C. Payne,
S. T. Wrenn,
J. B, Kemper.
Jno. A. Conn, . W. M. McKechnie
Marcus White, H. Barlow.
C. W. Boner, Miss Lucretia- Skinner.,
Mrs. E. B. George, J. R. Harris.'
Owsley Newland, Mis3 Lena Kinnard.
William Worthington. H. A. Hoeing.
This does' not apply to
residents of Lancaster.
Garrard's Representative Fares Well On
The Various Legislative Committees.
The assignment of the members to
the various committees necessary to
the conducting of the business of the
Kentucky legislature was made public
on last Monday and the list shows
Garrard's member, Hon. J. R. Mount,
to have fared exceedingly well. He
was made Chairman of the Committee
on Railroads, one of the most impor
tant assignments given out. and a
position to which Mr. Mount is pe
culiarly fitted. He is also a member
of the Ways & Means, another im
portant committee and also the Print
ing, Executive, Cities of the 5th, and
Cth, class and the committee on Al
Banks Re-elect Officers.
Alt officers were re-elected at a meet
ing of the stockholders of the different
banks here last Tuesday. They also
endorsed Louisville as a Regional Bank
Reserve, with Cincinnati as their
The Citizens Bank re-elected the
following officers: B. F. Hudson, Pres
ident. J. J. Walker. Vice Pres., W. F.
Champ, Cashier, W. O. Rigney, Ass't.
Cashier, Joe J. Walker, Book Keeper.
Directors, B. F. Hudson, S. L. Gibbs,
J. J. Walker, T. M. Arnold, C. A.
Arnold, Shirley Hudson.
The National Bank re-elected its old
officers which are as follows; A. R.
Denny, President, J. E. Stormes, Vice
President, S. C. Denny, Cashier, R. T.
Embry, Ass't Cashier. J. L. Gill, Book
Keeper. Directors; S. D. Cochran, A.
R. Denny, J. H. Posey, J. E. Stormes,
S. C. Denny, J. L. Gill. Dr, W. M.
The Garrard Bank and Trust Co,
made rib change in their officers or dir
ectors and arj; R. E. McRoberts,
President, Alex Walker. Vice Pres., J.
W. Elmore, Cashier, W. H. Hopper,
Ass't Cashier, Russell Brown, Book
Keeper. The directors of this bank
are;R. E. McRoberts, Alex- Walker,
T. J. Price, J- H. Dalton. V. A. Lear,
W. H. Brown, W. R. Cook, F. B.
Marksbury, J. E. Robinson.
I need the money badly