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Autos Can't'Equal Feats of
Here is a Story of a Cannon Being
Mounteon the Back of
Gsn. JamosfOrant Wilson very na
turally boglnsjhis stories about army
-Biulas In 'the cunvat independent
vtth a. few reflections on the la
tion of the mule to civilization, says
tho Chicago iwbjr-Ocean.
But, however, wise It may be In
general for 'a. writer to Impress the
reader twilth the broad significance ot
Ids Bubject at the outaot, such a dj
lce Is unraeoaesary when tho subject
is the mule. Even If tho mule were
in nowise related to the affairs of
nations, hiai$ simple but InteraaMng
personality 'would be sufficient to sus
tain an antlck-.
For this reason wo proceed ot oheejtry
to tne aioraos 01 some ui .cue miui
ldual anmyl mules that ihavu niado
names for'Uiainsrelves. And first
-there was Mlotlque.
In fact, Mslque, an ancient gray
minm Mtmtini M tacl4ed.
'fiwa- MrwiMfcW5ifcM' JawfifeiKceutoter-
od with Hrdmh ai MMk by tharod
men In. 4ke .etwwi fMd, tat a revotv
teg muK Mdtttert with a'taptd-Ur'ng
aun. 9oatj?rinK deftto tvad wounds!
with ovwy Wck from his lift Wad
foot, waa too much, ovon for woll
aoaaoaed Amoriowi soldiers. After
fehe R'.oond rcwehrlion a disorganized
batlB.U(ctn of rantf and fll-e alike began
shouMrg from boated tre and rocks
and out of the faafenoawj into which
they had all fled, "Stop that mule!
Stop that mule!"
There la anothar array mule whose
namo 1a lost to fame but', whoa s un
fortunate experience no doubt servos
as a warning to refractory army
mule tto this day. This ; particular
mule was foolish nough. to pit his
obstinacy against the resourc-ifntaoss
of Quartermaster Grant afterward
generalduring the Mexican war.
He was backod upagalnat a large
roc kand his head was held firmly
by several tnen. The harness was
thon , iravra on him. Up'i,canie his
hoaU and struck resoundingly
asalnst the rook, while an expression
of doubt canio, over .the Jiatelllgont
.iiiJmiii'.q f.tf. A teiw mora kicks and
ho quit kicking. He e-jrvedjkls coun-
ujtully, if not hrolcaUiy,
The Senatorial Districts of State,
Together With the rip ulatioa '
'According to 1910; Census.
throughout tho .whoto campaign.
The automobile may some
oven supplant the army mule. But It
can news- equal or dim the exploits
of the sagacious animal which O-jn.
Eacapod With His Life.
"Twenty-one years ago I faced
awful death," wrtlos, H.
ort HarrilPEon, S. C.
mule, was fpiuojlcally onjoyndg the Wilson bo ably presents' and in
freedom ofTrtilw post at Mt. Vermon
barracks, near MobtUe, Ala. He was
too old and! stiff to do anything but
a bit of Ughtwork from time tofiimo
But because there 'was around Win
tho clamour of a tradition (that he
vras left fchoro iwhen Gem. Jackson's
army encampjd in the (vicinity In
3819,he was honored about his fol
lows. And? because of that sanw
glamour, .whan an onder to sell all
unserviceable animals came the offi
cers wrotojto the war department
aaking that Mexlque be kept and pen
sioned. gSj. Sherman indorsed the
TiieJ'o IjQon file Jn tho war depart
ment anaorder dated October 30,
1SS3, andlslgmod by Robont T. Lin
coln, secretary which shows that
Norique'sjclalms wore not overJook
od, evori though ropubldcs are somc-
times uncratoful. . It neads. "Let
"at the .pu
bo wall, kiopt. and cared for
Old Whttay, of the Twelftjh array
corps. Was another famous army
mule, according to Gon. Wilson,
Thene m a itradMjlon that Old
W.ottey, fas in tho ammuni'.tloii train
at tho battle of Buqna Vdsta and tlie
Storming" of Monterey, Mlie Mexlque
But. whethcr ho proved his lourago
on' those sfcricktan Clolds or ncit, there
was aio jqu-aatilou about his having the
true fighitiJiic eplnlt.
Hla cihtef pleasure Jn life was to
iUp -his noose and wandor about .the
camp seeking a mule that was vor-'tlij-
bf his hail. The d'jsturtQnco h
caused 'froqucnCly made tlie HoUliers
tliinic ijho a-vjmy was making a- mid
Blfiht attack on thtj camp. But one
light he nearly mat his match.
There wos a big sj'eat.u-ihard
dun niultj bulcngins to Gjn Stcll3'
coxpa .called 'Dynamite. This mule
" -was & double-baok-ao'ton kicker,
'" Trithv'cyHndfjr iutitachmA.Uvt and ca'pe-
1am iinotlon. Ouo m'tCit WKtay; Got
s looRetHiid got Into SicklMS camp and
I r&aup against tho big dun mule. For
2 a lull-
I had coasumptlon and thtdroidful
couahlihad iook-jdilkd ltsure jnough
I triad jverythtc, I could fhoar of.-j
for my cough and- Was under 5he treat
ment of the best doctor In? George
town, S, C, for.a year, but could
get no relief,
A fri-jnd advlssd
King's N-w DiacOverj'.
to try Dr,
did so, and was complotoly'cunad. 1
feel that I owe. my life to ta!iigrvt
throat and lung cure." It3ipo3ltive
lv cuaramtaed oroouirhs. cold3. and
all bronchial affocllons. 50cf $1.00. ! llib,861. Wayne 17,518.,
Trial bottle f roe at an aruggiats. m I881S
-' i 3evenitenth Mstnlot: J;
The Kentucky Mules are tas Best sTaJpuiiaski 33,980, avl
We give baJow the eountiea com
pwiog felve Sfjoatonlal Dtefrtcts of tho
Stalfe, togathar with the population
accMfag to tho 1910 caaouo:
Ffrat Dlatriotr IKclimn ll,T50,
Fulton 14,114, Graves 33,539. Total.
Second District: McCnackwi xM
4 -.l k
Marshalll 15,771, Balterd, 12,090,,
iiiw.y,.is. Total, iz.tiii.
TbArd District: Lvon' 9.423i
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Ingston, 10,627, Calloway 19,167,
Trigg 14,539. Total, 54.45G. j 4
Fourth District Caldwll 11J63,
Crltbeiiden. 13.296. Webster t21974
Total. 43.333. r V
Union 19,886. Total 49,238.
Sixth District: Christfan
Hopkins 44,291. Total, 73136.
Seventh Distriot: Ohio 27,64
lenjbung 28,598, Butller 15.S03
Eighth District: Daviess
llcfiean 13,241. Total,' 54,261.
Nlhth District: Logan 24,977, Simp
son 11,460, Todd 16,488, Total 52,
Tnth DilatrJat: BrecklnirldgB 21,
034 Hancock 8,512, Moade 9,783. To
Eleventh District: Wanien 20,579,
Allen 14,882 Edmonson J7169. Total
Twelveth District: Hardin 22,696,
Grayson 19,958, Bullitt 9,487. Total
52.141. ," j.
Thirteenth DiSitrkt: .," ilnrt 18,173,
Lae 1Q.701, Gftten 11,871- Total,
40,745. ' 'i ",
Fourteenth District;: Nelson 1C
SSOShelby 18,041, Spenjca- 7,r5G7.
Fltteenth Distriot: '"'Clarion 1C30,
Waahlngton 13,940, Taylor 11,961,
Whkwh ow lArn but navor
un4rtaiw to IwhlteWMh a, crooked
You am biiw than you aom! b('t"
tr than jjbslleve j'onrsalf to bo.
So dont gwj way to'dteopuragjnW111-
There i&t Inora .people djin tor
the lack of 1 kind' word, a pat on
five back as a llbtl-J ncourag3mmt'
than .there jm from disease.
Hot watwjon the grindstone will
spoil It aftJ a little bo that it will
have no griL -Usi warm vat.r, not
hot, for tatWg the f rest out of your
What a lot of strength thene Uj
wasted aj)plng;wlth dull ax;s! Speud
a few miwiteB at the grindstone and
se' how 'MoWy thq fwortd will go
Itter that! J
' Some fwka mako themslevos so
lnmo kdokWg aljput things, .that they
tiro themJj.yes' all out and nsver
make anMftlng out of life. It doesn't
The bojiand'glrls got onugh hard
knocks ob! to. ihe world without your
being stern and harsh (wilth them. Let
your hoia beto them a shelter and
a refugo trom tho storms of tho world.
Gots pptt Bllppory around the
house and barn somotlmes. Got a
barrel off sand) coal ashes or sawdust
Cumberland 9,846, Adair 16,J3, Rus-
How is it?
Lilc oxpensw-ton-Tvkflr it Tiaa' always" be"an Bald eh'aCKen
tucky surpasses in' Ui!e product of
whiskey, fast horses and Clw beauty
of h?r women. Nqw comi3B (the'ollow
lng from Washington that will add
another star to her crown:
1, 163, .
10,734, Rockca3tle 14,473.
EJghtieenth District: lancoln 17,-
897,-Boyle 14,668, Garrdrd 11,894,
r '. ' t- inn ...
a few inlnu'j.Ts tho Ug dun follow
.idMto't; Beom to .be "In it," but as
jjwy'lsay In tho irlze ring," he was
V yrniV. "f a pebble," gnt ills second
.- .windl and tojd tlie orat'jcb, Nuw
'., feaJtvo mules stand on their' hind
.jaeejftuid paw and bite and ocrjani,
' ' ''STduiow aguln as quick as lightning
tjgyj( wheel and stand on tliiodriiront
;and kick wltli 200-voh pamr,
,-wWff a goodly portion of the." aanny
,' atimd8 about cheering tinn on and
..'uSSSu-jig on tlio result. SuUdftmly the
mul3 presonts hla broadside to
MBWhltsy, wlum . quicker" (than
; tMVent tuo om w.arruor uiwis.aus
1 ji"( A . . l I I . . At Jl.
i ; i,iswioi juiir, pver, vm nujon 01 ma
mule's hCnrt. Tbn dun mule
4W, gasjks once or twice and is
Uq, name of tho next mule that
Wilson colobnatca Js lost, but
Hj ciplott livju. A good many yoara
mo. during an Indian campaign lu
Wtt ,an offlcor concivtd tlie
i of mounting a mpld-flring gun
' a big mule. 'Wis thing wsw done
everything promts! vjbl until
day on tlie inarch thu lanyard got
m ... r- '
KigM w)tli Uib inul.i s hni.Kot
pho muUi, U4rtxl and thrujiwas n
li!d dlschaPKe. Surpit&ed, yws bo-
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to turn rouita anu nounutq ljuru
here tho naiwiwas oomlo, f-rou.
tho Kima Maio m kopt klWg to
lion'aiiglu kin hlwd lex.
iue teieutuMO )eeiiti.d . by a
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ady and woll-dtopoiicd mulu tv-
Aug 00. a Xlx-.d cocter, dlMiMtnglmg
-f'.K'Bif .ma m all lUrootions
In South Africa tb.3. American mule
Is oon3ulered far suiurlor to th ani
mals imported from Argentine, ac
cording to consular raportaifc The
Missouri or ''Kentucky mule -is the
best sulttd for South Africa?, One
hundred raiules were nacemtly ;lmport-1
ed from the United Starts anfd they
hav,3 proved so satisfactory that a
contract for two hundred more has
Just been cloSjJ. Tlw mules must
b? fourto-.n and one hulf hlands; deep
girth, good bone and sliort pegged
and muat be beiw)ft?n four andiven
years old. Tha prtcepald for Amer
ican mule3, dn South Africa s. slightly
less than $250,
Shako of the grip Of your,' old
.Art OK Oft1
Motcalf 10,453, Monroe 13,653, Total
49,409., j S
Twentieth District: Anderson 10,-
146j Franklin 21,135, Mender 14,063.
Total. .45,344. ' 1 "'
Twehty-firat District: Henry 13-J
71CK Oldham 7,248, : Triuble 6.512.
Oarfolll 8,110. Total, 33,fS6.
Tw2ity -second Dlsitirictrv Wootli
ford; 12,571, Scott 16,936, rJessamilni
and wtn suah days oomu, scatter
the dcy spots. Easier to
savo' bones than it Is to mend them'.
"WhJ pais the taxes?" ask Wal
laces ffarmier. So far as we have
been Ale to discover protity nearly
y pays. The tax collector Is
as rtftntlajs as dieath, ana low- are
able I side-step him.
Itijfcliis tine wagon-nvak'-r to dotthe
mud freeze to the" .wh-'ils iwhon.Jyou
comJln from a trip. You donft.ned
to I it though. By Uklng aUttlo
paili you can get most of the mud
offjlhlle' it is soft, and bo aav.the
waftn many yoars-donger. s , '
not track mud into tha 'house.
Prtflde a scraper and matt outside
tlwldoor, and do not forget to use
tbj 11 before gcdng into 6he house.
Sc ibblng floors and sweeping carpets
an net oasy tasks, and tho fihought
fu man will not add to dils wife's
he horse blankets got torn some-
tlies. Some blustery day, take a
fut needle .and thraad and soewlhat
good Job you con do mendinng the
Twenty-third District: .GaUai'ln
69ifBooao 9,420, Own 142(8; -Tots
District: ' Kentfn
Twonty-sixth' utstrlot; .. Braclen
10.308. Poadliloton 11.9S5. Grant 1153
enemy, Nasal Ctatarrh, by using Ely's 1 taTm S7a ,
Cream Balm. Then wiU all the bw1- v'arantv,v.m,t, nicfi.iJ1 p.lia
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ling and soreness be drivun out of
the tender, inflamed membranes: The
fits of aije7ilrg will ccoa-s and he
discharge as offenialvo to others as
to younself, will be Bjopped 'yHban
the causes that produce it are remov
od. Cleanliness, comfort and renewed
health by the use of Cream Balm.
Sold by all druggists Cor 50 coots,
or mailed by Ely Bros., 56 Warren
Street, Now York.
Conjugal Felicity. At
A New England farmer, noted! for
his uncontrolled tanvpdr, attended a
religious revival In tho neighbor
hood and became convcrt-.d.
A month later he was (holding forth
to a number ' of friends and rela
tive gathered at the Thanksgiving
dinner table, on the subject of Ills
rollgloua ptinoipUes, hla enijlre chang
of cliaraoter, and his kind and for
bearing disposition. Finally, grow
ing -onLhusiaatlc in his description,
he called on h'.a wita to uphold 'his
"Jame," he shouted, " jtou haven't
had, an unkind word or d.ed fitmm
since I gat converted now, hlvyyc?
Thene wm a dead, alienee; then
came in mee.k yet reKiilng toueB,
from thp other iend of the tabha;
"Jerome, Jerome, you'tv fogot4hfl
time you bit mai'-January Lippln-
Twenty-olghth District: jjj. Boipon
17.462. Clark 17,987, HontgoWy
1268. Total, 48,317.
Twenty-ninth District j OiMlIjon
26,951, EstlH 12,273, Paw?.l36,'2flB,Lie
9,531. Total 65.023. ; If
Thlrtlolh District: Niclioi '.10,601,
Total, 31,595. : ' ' i
TJilrty-ftlrst District: Maun lS,6U
Luwla 16,887. Total. 35,498, ' ' ' I
Thirty-second District: Sow 21,-
444, Greenup 18,475, LawM oe 80,007
Elliott 9,814. Total 71,800. , I
,Thlrty-thlr.d District: lh ryill,255
Lichor 10.623, Clay 17,7ft. Jlarlan
10.W6, loyd 18,623, Pilce Sl.679.
Ktioitt 10,791 Leslie 8,9 164 Martin
7,291,' -Johason 17,482. Total 15,075.
Thirty-mrth Dlstniot, Magoffin
13054, Breathitt 17,540. Jn (fan 16,
259; WolJt 9,864, Owsljy 7,9 ?T Total,
65.N6: ; J" "
Tii4r,ty-flfth District: Eq
Bj.il 13,9S Flemmlng 16,061
21.966 Mrietfee 6.153. TotaW7.6U.
Thirtyr'Xth, ThlrtyMeoih and
ThMy-idignth Districts, ioiikiiM 'of
LoulsvlU and Jelf erson icoUfty 202,
920,or a'popul&tton leaedi llUfiiQ.
We bWve that the 8tiii: can be
sofrlltle4l that VryeU w4U vary
mom thM flvd bhouaaff'jirom Uie
relH4rt)d average of 60A'f, fl''iwre ar
CASTOR I A
Tsr Ia&ats aad CUUtml
T(w KM Ym Hi Always ImcM
'tfjJ'diatotaL that now fxJuVi
j lu oiwtaon tbe TontbJmWtowtii
a m . 1 urt
utMiiuoi 01 ineinr.
Do ant try th ia&MJ of tlw
goii Wto by flivLng ltj gfua wood
to bum, If It'
Many auiaa wjars hiiiMir out try-
ts, It is. a good thing.. for tha
en follcs to do such Ititle jobs as
its and not call on the woman so
ucli. They have their own .work to
!o every day.
If you are thinking of moving, bat-
look aroucd first to Gee If the
Ime, energy and money- you would
spend seeking a, mw location iwould
no,lf wisely spent about the "old place
result in an incr-ase of .profit and
comfort that would putlfy you in ata,.
lng with tho oI iiom'e. Bdtter do
this .than be sorry.
To koap plows from rusting: To
three pounds of tallow ilx onf, pcuad
of white lead. Malt tho tallow in
an old Iron pot; stir' in th) whito
lead. Whon usicg, heat thomlxturo
and apply it wiJi nn cM paint brush.
In the epring Just- put tlw plow in
the ground. This will cjan tho
moldboard as bright dn a fyw yards
a$ It was before. Tho eame appilies
to any farm tool ufod fo 'culitiva
The rude, vulgar and often malicious
piotures put forth In tho guise of wit
and caricature through tho' doily and
Sunday press, aria deatrojilng (ho .antla
tic sense, if net the kindly inratincts
of a whole generation of jioung peo
ple, who are growing tfj iiuoturtty
looking upon them as one of tho or
dinary incidents of life.- (Jarry the
abominable things out of the iiouso
with tho tongs, for't'ha (Sake of tho
children. Fncin January Farm Journ
Dec. 28. The Christmas tree a't Mr.
Sam. Williams Saturday night was
lughly enjoyed by the' little ones.
Miss Anna Cartor teacher of the
Rough River school visUjd her ir-eri-ta
near Simmons from Friday un
Mr, Sclota Hooker and' family spent
Ohrtetmas, wiih Mr. Hock'w'a fathr
Mr. vJolin Hocker of near MalIB-ry.
Rev. C.i O. Bennett filled hte reKii-
lar ai)poln4anent at Walton' i Creek,
Little Mlso Mary Jane Maddox won
second priz $t dollarti aad tnwUr
Alney Ashby wen, a third,.!-! l,
dollar Jn the. 'Red Goose drowHiag
oontaet. Tha nrIsM upq Iuji ).v
Mr. Plummw ef Wis Oentrtown M
qbantila Ce., The prlzo'wUiner .wHl
lvav a abanoe at a iai-Ka m-Iza nlfar.
tfD teethe MM Goelioe po.
Mr$ Joefe, W!1hmi a oWWfi
mw ywatina Mr inotir iw.
y 11 tine
Mri E. A. Carter .MataaMH wst
WHtf of At Warn Suaduy ,
Mm. R; C. Taylor ItatAMM HWri
hr,lstor, Mrs. H. R, BauU Tuw-
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