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CANDIDATE FOR U. S. SENATE
Mr. Richard P. Ernst, of Covington, announces his candidacy for the
United States Senate in this issue. Read his announcement. It will give
you a good idea of the man and his work. He is not only an active Repub
lican and a party man but has other qualities' that go to make a good citizen.
He is a great philanthropic worker, and a gracious giver of his means. He
lieves in churches, and gives to all denominations liberally; he was actjvc
lieves in churches, and gives to all denominations librally; he was active,
in every form of war work and had a son iu France. ,
Our advice to our Republican friends is that they could not do better
than to nominate Mr. Ernst for this high office.
For some time past it has Ticcn
known to many of my Republican
friends throughout the State, that I
would be a candidate for the Repub
lican nomination for United States
I now desire to make public an
nouncement of that fact.
I keenly appreciate the responsibi
lity and importance of this high posi
tion, and, in the event of my election,
I will give to the duties of this office
the best there is in me and will repre
sent the people of Kentucky and of
the United States to the best of my
I desire, also, to take advantage of
this opportunity to express my sin
cere thanks to the many Republicans
throughout the State who have, with
out solicitation on my part, so kindly
and generously offered me their sup
port. Richard P. Ernst,
Covington, Ky. May 10, 19J0. Adv.1
A STORY FOR BOYS.
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, reason: Higher wages and higher pro
Tuesday, April i.'7, was the anniver-1 duction costs generally have been
sary birthday of one of America's calling for more and more money to
late Presidents, General U. S. Grant, meet payrolls and other bills even
a brief sketch of his life is given though no more materials were being
herewith which was written by a well produced, no more goods were being
known American merchant, John handled and no more business other
Wanamaker Read what all Grant did wise done. W.ith labor and other pro
when a mere boy and note that he duction costs still up, therefore, the
also attended school: drop in loans and deposits is nothing
This is the anniversary birthday of less than startling. It shows the vol
General Ulysses Simpson Grant, who I ume is down more than the value,
was nicknamed "Useless" when a expressed in dollar marks, reveals,
schoolboy. Born in a two-room cabin But it is not necessarily a danger fig
in 1822, when he was seven years old nal. On the contrary, it may be a
that small boy's love for horses made safety signal Costs of getting the
horses love him so that he could man- nation's food out of the soil, costs
age the team that hauled the firewood of getting houses built to shelter the
for the farmhouse and his father's public costs of doing business or of
tannery. doing anything have been mounting
In one of his own memoris he at so terrific a pace that the real dan-'
wrote these words: ' ger has been in the possibility of that
"When I was seventeen I did all flight continuing upward,
the work on the farm that could be J But that very rush of costs into
done with horses, ploughing for corn the clouds has been putting an auto
and potatoes, tended the cows, and matic brake on the bank loans and
sawed the wood for the house." i deposits which Comptroller Williams
And He Also Attended School. now calls to the attention of the pub
He is- said to have been a short, i lie. Excessive prices paid for labor,
stocky boy, with brownish hair, freck-; excessive prices paid for raw material
led and had gray-blue, kindly eyes. and excessive prices charged to the
He loved animals and made pets I consumer have not merely checked
of them, so that they did anything he the public's buying for lack of buying
wished. but have been tending to make it not
In his boyhood he was a little man worth while to do more business than
of whom his father was proud because power to keep up in the mad race
he was always doing something useful , was being done, not worth while to
instead of being "useless." ' maintain even the existing volume of
He went to West Point Military j business. It could not be made to
Academy, reaching there on the 2Gth pay. All the wheels of industry and
day of May, 1839, and slept on the j business, in truth, have been tending
lioor in an uoner room ot the o d .
The West Pointers , seeing his
name registered "U S Grant." jol-.
lied him and renamed him "United
States" Grant and Uncle Sam" Grant. I
The boys, who made up their own
beds, scrubbed the floor and cleaned up '
had no thought that that stubby, silent t
chap among them was to be the Pres- ,
ident of the United States for eight ,
years (two terms.)
After the war General Grant lived
in Philadelphia, and with a friendship
for the writer, stopped almost every
morning on his way to see and talk
about curious old Grand Depot More.
Idle as he was at that tiriie, he was.flation without shock to the country
half ready to come in with us and be
the Commander-in-Chief. Our boss
was particularly proud of General
Grant's cood-will and his nroohecies .
of the future of this business, which i
meant so much when the young fel-,
low needed friends for the new enter-
This piece is written mainly for the
zrowincr-un bovs. who will bv and bv i
begin new and better things in their
home cities. (Signed)
John Wanamaker, Apr. 27, 1920.
DO'S AND DON'TS
Put aside part of your income for ' be for the gradual resumption of nor
futiire use: don't spend every dollar mal costs and normal prices to make
as soon as it is earned. I it possible" for industries to do busi-
Make every penny buy a penny's ness on a paying basis and for indi
worth of something really needed; viduals to meet their costs of living
don t uuv use ess times of no value,
Invest wisely; don't speculate.
Use with care what money buys;
dont be wasteful and destructive.
Figure qut what each item of the
family expenditures requires rent,
food, light, heat, clothing, school, !
charity, doctor, pleasure, etc.; don't
do guess-work and trust to make
both ends meet
Pay as you buy; don't open num
berless charge accounts.
Pay bills monthly; don't let worry
go hand in hand with unpaid bills.
Set your own standards; don't ape
the extravagance of others.
Buy only what you have the money
to pay fir; don't run into debt.
Put aside for a rainy day; don't
live beyond your means.
From time immemorial circus rinizs
have always been 12 feet 0 inches in
ISSUED EVERY WEDNESDAY
months; 75c for 0 monthi.
nuitaeii Locati 10c
Card of Thinkt, orer 5 lintt, charged Mr at
.MAY 12, 1020
NEXT IS LOWER PRICES.
From Sun and N. Y. Herald.
In the abnormal economic situa
tion of back breaking taxes, egregious
inflation and prcdosterous costs the
meaning of Comptroller Williams's
report that the country's bank depos
its have recently fallen by a billion of
dollars is clear and significant. Bank
deposits in the main move up and
down with industrial and mercantile
loans. Prodigious bank deposits, in
other words, represent prodigious
borrowings by the industries and busi
nessess going to the banks to get the
money to do their work.
A fall in such loans, whether op
tional with the borrowe'rs because
they don't need them any more or
compelled by the banks because they
must restrict credits, indicates a
slackening of activity in business and
industry which previously required
o At this particular moment a reduc
I tion of deposits due to a reduction of
credits is soeciallv significant for this
to Dccome aeaaiocKeu.
With the shelves of merchants bare
everywhere in the country, with the
warehouses ot producers yawning
their emptiness of supplies, with coal
and iron mines, oil wells and lumber
camps, steel plants and textile mills
behind in their output, lower loans
and deposits spell no disaster if, by
very reason of the lower costs that
they foreshadow, production again De
comes able to pick up speed
The lower loans and deposits do
herald an inevitable economic read
justment of labor and other produc
tive costs. Lower prices are coming.
1 hey can come through gradual de
or real hardship to individuals.
In a money market staggering un-
tion paves the way for a return to
der a mountain weight of loans defla
earn a wage on a reasonable basis and
give a return for it, to do business
on a reasonable basis and make it
pay, to cat, drink and live on a rea-
sonable basis and make both ends
The worst thing that could happen
to the country would be to go on
jacking up costs and prices until all
industry and all business should be
come frozen stiff. And the best thing
that can happen to the country will
on the oasis ot a uoiiar mat is wortn
100 cents when you get it or when
you spend it.
TRIBUTE TO THE ARMY MULE
He was not exalted
In his native laud,
He was never vaulted
To a high command.
Famed throughout our borders,
Humblest of his schooJ,
It is time that orders ,
Cite the army mule.
Noise was not a stranger
To his simple way,
Yet in time of danger
Men could hush his bray.
Stubborn but forget it,
He knew when to cease,
For he never let it
Keep us out of peace.
By EDNA KENT FORBES
LONG, thick eyelashes arc to bo de
sired not only because of theh
own beauty and the added character
they lend the eye, but becauso thej
afford so much protection to the eye
Itself. They sift the dust from the
air, minimizing the chances of getting
painful particles into the eye, they
shade the eye from strong lights and
protect the sensitive nerves of sight.
Long lashes aro comparatively easy
to acquire. The first thing to do Is to
Long lashes are one of the greatest
attributes of beauty.
clip the lnshes back a trifle, using fine
embroidery or manicure scissors with
the points vhcld away from the eye.
This is a delicate task, better done by
some other person. Yet, If you lean
close to the mirror you can do It your
self. The lash on both the upper and
under lid should be clipped. This will
make them grow in longer and thicker,
The eyebrows, too, will benefit by
clipping, but this is something most
women would hesitate about, as the
short hairs would show more readily
than on the lashes. Vaseline is about
the best thing to use as a tonic, and is
always the chief ingredient of expen
The lashes should be clipped back
once a month for at least three
months. By this time, in connection
with the use of a tonic, they will have
sufficient stimulation to grow thick
BIG SUM TO CHURCH,
New York, April 29, John D.
Rockefellew, Jr., wired a gift of $2,
000,000 today for the New World
Movement, of Northern Baptists in
this city as a contribution to their
campaign for $100,000,000, which
opened last Sunday. Half of the gift
is donated outright, while $1,000,000
is given provisionally.
Five hundred thousand dollars of
the second half is to be added to the
fund when it reaches $G2,500,000 and
the remainder when the $87,500,000
matk is passed.
This is Mr. Rockefeller's second
gift to the movement as previously
he had given $450,000 to the Inter
church World Movement.
The Northern Baptists are parti
cipating in the $330,000,000 campaign
of the Inter-church Movement.
GRAND-DAUGHTER OF MRS
CARSON'S BURIED HERE.
The remains of Virginia Lee Wil
liams, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. J. R.
Williams, of Evansville, arrived here
Tuesday morning on the 9:15 o'clock
train and were taken directly; to the
Cloverport cemetery for burial. She
was eighteen months old and the
grand-daughter of Mrs. John Carson,
and Mr. Carson, of this city. Death
was raused from measles followed by
"MOTHER'S DAY" OBSERVED
BY BOTH OLD AND YOUNG.
"Mothers Day" was appropriately
observed in Cloverport on Sunday
with a special service in the Methodist
church at the eleven o'clock hour and
honor was paid by both old and young
to the living mothers by the wearing
of a colored flower, while the memory
of the heavenly mother was honored
with the white flowers. There were
some who wore small American flags
by request of the National Mothers
Old Sol As a candidate I'm strong
both in the East and West. New
York Sun and Herald.
Mr. J. A. White Says "If You Have
AnAutomobilo, Keep Rat-Snap."
"Ifi I knew about RAT-SNAP last
winter, would have saved $120 My
car was in the garage for a few weeks
during bad weather; when I went to
take it out, found that rats had eaten
great holes in two new tires. Got
them later with RAT-SNAP." Three
sizes, 25s, 50c, $1.00, Sold and guar
anteed by Conrad Payne & .Co., Clov
erport, Ky., andB, K Beard & Co,
Hardinsburg, Ky. Adv."
A MESSAGE TO YOU
Tula C. Daniel.
People will ask "Did we not have
a campaign last year for this same
cause? To be sure we did and thanks
are extended to all who contributed.
"What was the object of the previous
campaign?" To save as many as pos
sible from death by starvation. That
is just why there is another campaign
now; because so many arc still alive,
due to vour magnificent charity, and
we cannot lot them starve now, after
having saved them last year and for
three years previous.
Kentucky and Tennessee have, the
orphanage at Aleppo for their share
in this. Near East Relief Crusade of
Compassion. Thousands and thous
ands of orphans, their fathers slain in
battle, their mothers carried off to
Turkish harems, are left to our tender
Mr. Vickcry, the National Secretary
writing one of our citizens says "the
war is not over in the Near East
relief. Conditions arc much the same
as they were before the Armistice
except where they are worse many lit
tle children have but a single garment
to protect them form the bitter cold
of tnc plateaus in the mountain coun
try. Thousands of refugees perished
last winter. We would hesitate to even
try and relieve such frightful condi
tions but for the continued support
of large-hearted people like yourself".
This is written to one who has not
only given once but twice or thrice.
The Lord bless him and his house
hold! Miss Higgins says, "Humanity
lias no limit. It reaches to the end of
the Wjrld and even to the world be
She says: "To adopt an orphan is
sometimes considered quite a job for
an individual but to adopt 250,000 is
the job of a nation, and a great one,
and that is the very job which the
United States is going to undcrtake.
if the drive for Near East Relief ends
as successfully as it started.
"The scheme is unique; it stirs the
imagination for one nation to adopt
and support the entire child life of
another nation which is six thousand
miles away. It marks a new era in
the history of philanthropy."
Irvington citizens sent us a check
for $81.80 and Mr. C. H. Claycomb
sent us an offering of $2.50 ' This
brings the total for Breckinridge
so far up to $1,045.35.
And still there's more to follow.
What about your town?
Perhaps some are reading this who
do not know that $G0.00 per year will
support, educate, house, clothe, feed
one pitiful waif in the Near East.
That is only $5.00 per month, you
know. Some could give $25 00 per.
year, some $20.00, some $15.00, $10 00
or $5.00. Our county treasurer for
Mr. B. F. Beard, Asst. Cashier, Hard
insburg Bank. Call on him, or mail
this Near East Relief Crusade ia'
him your check, or to me as chairman
of the work in Breckinridge.
I asked Mr. Shallcross, the National
Committee representative when here,
as to a report of a very exagerated
salary paid to our state director. He
declared it untrue. "No worker receiv
es such a salary Not even men with
families to support.'' I mean no Near
East Relief worker. Take much that
you hear. "Cum grano."
WHITE COLLAR MEN.
The white collar men
Who push at a pen
And 'click the typewriter keys
Have come to the fore
With a one hundred score
In perilous times like these.
They're a trifle raw,
Some might pick a flaw
In the way they shovel coal,
Or throw a switch,
Or give brakes to a twitch;
But somehow they reach the goal.
So wheels turn, a few,
And some cars get through,
And we don't stand still or quit;
And the milk and the mail
Some way don't fail
It's the work of men of grit.
All the honors, then,
To the white collar men I
They renew our faith in the breed,
As of who averred,
"When I give my word
You can bank that it is my deed I"
Maurice Morris, in N. Y. Sun and
Faithful zealous little buddy,
You were always close to me,
Clpse in every hour of danger
As we fought across the sea.
You were always my companion
In the watches of the night,
In the cold mud in the trenches,
In the perils of the fight.
When in No-Man's Land I ventured,
And I prayed to Heaven to guide,
When Ihe star shells burst above us,
You were always, at my side.
When I lay chilled and unsheltered,
In the cold and soaking rain,
You were with me, always busy,
Making me forget my pain.
For you never left me lonely,
Always was your presence near;
And I never will forget you,
Little Cootie, Cootie, dearl
Theodore J. Glines, Roxbury.
CORDREY FAMILY TO'SPEND
THREE WEEKS IN FLORIDA.
Mrs. James N, Cordrey, foreman of
the L. H. & St. L R. R shops, with .
Mrs, Cordrey and their adopted son, '
John Cordrey and sister, Miss Bertie
Cordrey, expect to leave the later part
of this week for DeLand, Florida,
where they will spend tliree weeks
with Mrsf Cordrey's sister, Mrs. F. N
DeHuy and daughter, Miss Linnie
Mr. Babbage will be at Hardins
burg, next Monday,
Taken From The Breckenridge
Born to the wife of RevT Lush,
May 12, a boy.
Alice Brown has been appointed
post-mistress at Planter's Hall to suc
ceed Augustine Lewis resigned.
R. M, Jolly was in Louisville, Fri
day and bought 2,000 bushels corn
for the Irvington Milling Company. J
Mr Charlie Cottrcll and little
daughter, Cristie, of RuSsclvillc, have
been guests of Mrs. G. W. Short.
W. S. Ashby brought the first
strawberries tomarkct Monday. They
arc selling af 10c a quart.
Mr. L. J. Early, Editor Cannelton
Telephone, and Miss Mayme Baber,
of Hawcsville, were married last week.
The Early bird has been a long time
catching the worm, but like the June
bug he gets there all the same,
The marriage of Miss Tula Lewis
of (his city and Mr. William J. Mat
tingly of Daviess county, was solemn
ized in a beautiful and impressive
manner at the Catholic church by
Father Carroll, Tuesday morning.
Hardinsburg Arch Goodman is de
livering ice here at half cent per
- (o) -
Clerk Owen Cunningham purchas
ed W. B. Hardin's house and lot here
June Marshall lost 1,200 sweet po
tato plants by the cut worms.
T. C. Lewis has gone into the
poultry business on a large scale. He
has upward' of two hundred young
Grand Jury: W. G. Smart, foreman,
C. B. Skillman. Warfield Hendrick,
Geo. T. Jolly, George Gilbert, Henry
Waggoner, James V. St. Clair, C. M.
McGlothlan, Frank Delfovcn, John T.
Moore, Abe Gillingwatcr, J. S. Mor
ton. , . (o)-
Irvington Mrs. Mumforu has gone
to Chicago to spend some time with
her sister, Mrs Pusey.
Mr. and Mrs. Washington entertain
ed to dinner Sunday, Misses Lucy
Frank and Jenn Hardin, Mr. and Mrs.
Glen Dean Miss Arhand.i Dean has
purchased a new Decker piano.
It was Mr. Bob Robertson's daugh-
That the superiority of qur Trust-Department over
an indivrdual in any capacity of trust is so obvious
to all who have familiarized themselves with the
subject that no argument is needed.
CONSULT OUR TRUST DEPARTMENT
& TRUST COMPANY
Service and Safety rfirst
Bank of Hardjns?urg Trust Co.
HrtauiiiODUKU. v r.
"The JBanlc tJiat jnaJces you eelat-ffQtfiG
TRANSPIRED ' '
News, Wednesday, April 31, 1S
ter, Sallie, who won the laurels at
the last spelling contest. '
(o) . t
Wade Pile, of Buras, was the guest
of Miss Monnie L. Hunter, Sunday. .
Kirk Dennie Shceran has started
on his first trip with his drummer
Rachel Beauchamp visited her
brother, Lon Jarboe.
Sample Godfrey Ball was the guest
of Miss Lucy Jolly, Saturday and
Miss Blanche Grant has been the
guest of Misses Nellie and Jennie ,
Stephensport -R. A. Shellman, our
popular druggist has been under the
weather for some days.
Sam Reynolds has gone to
Gas City to visit her brother, James i
The marriage of Miss Catherine
Dowell and Mr, Lorenzo Dowelj was
quietly solemnized at the home of the
bride's parents, Mr. and Mrs. Frank
Dowell, of near Sample, on May 7th.
Rev. Sneed officiated.
Guston Mrs. A'. J. Thompson, wife
of our popular candidate for Repres
enativc, was id town this week,
of Rough Miss Jane Bryant
and Mr. Mark Nottingham will be
married at the Falls of Rough church
Sunday eve, May 19.
cut worms entirely destroyed
00 acres of corn for R. W. Owen.
Big Spring Miss Fronie Bright,
was thrown from a horse and slightly
I am prepared to test your eyes and
furnish you glasses, or a prescrip
tion for glasses. Satisfaction guar
DR. D. S. SPHIRE
i of an Executor are
Honesty, Competency, Willing- ,
Your best friend acting as Ex
ecutor may be honest and will
ing, but is he competent to carry
on your business? The chances
are that he may not live to com
plete the Trust.
If this bank is appointed as
Executor you are assured of the.
above mentioned requisities.