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THE BOURBON NEWS, PARIS, KENTUCKY, NOVEMBER 5, 1912
k TARIFF FOR
Last Means of Kentucky Farmsi
For QtitBlning Relief.
CAMDEN'S TELLING ADDRESS
Chairman of the Kentucky Democratic
Campaign Committee Tells Some
Plain Truths at the Meeting of the
State Central and State Executive
Committees In Louisville Present
Political Situation the Subject of
a Masterly Analysis.
At the meeting of the state central
mcd state executive committees in
Louisville on Oct. 29th, J. N. Camden,
chairman of the state campaign com
mittee, delivered a strong and effec
tive address on the present political
situation. The speech, was of a very
progressive character. He advocated
and declared emphatically for a tariff
for revenue only as the last means
of obtaining relief for the agricultural
interests of Kentucky.
Chairman Camden spoke in part as
"In August you honored me with
the position of chairman of the state
campaign committee, for the purpose
i conducting the presidential cam
paign In Kentucky. Since then the
committee has labored hard, to the
ad that every precinct in the state
should be properly organized and the
full Democratic vote polled on election
day. We are now on the last lap of
the race; we are rounding into the
home stretch, and a week from today
the race will be over.
"However, this is not the time for
me to talk as to what has been done.
The results next Tuesday will speak
for themselves. After election day it
will be the duty, as well as the pleas
e, of the campaign committee to
render to you, the constituted and
.governing authority of the state Dem
ocracy, a full account of our steward
chip. Express Thanks.
"In the meantime, I can not allow
this opportunity to pass without bear
ing testimony in your presence to the
intelligent, faithful and unremitting
labor of the vice chairman of the cam
paign committee, Judge S. "W. Hager;
of our very able, forceful and con
scientious secretary, W. O. Davis; of
H. V. McChesney, chairman of the
ppeakers' bureau, the value of whose
work, day and night, is beyond any
power of expression; and eacb mem
ber of the campaign committee, from
the Firat to the Eleventh districts.
They have certainly fought a good
fight and kept the faith. Their labors
lave been supplemented and their
lisnds upheld by the members of the
state central and executive commit
tees in their respective counties; by
the county and precinct chairmen, by
the Democratic speakers, who have
contributed freely of their time and
their talents toward expounding the
.principles of Democracy upon the
stump, and last, but not least, by the
earnest and conscientious support of
the Democratic press of the state.
"A few words as to national poli
tics, and the condition of the parties
throughout the country. The Repub
lican party is today hopelessly rent
in twain. Its house is divided, but not
over any real question of national pol
icy or abiding political principles, but
iB divided largely by a personal quar
rel and political feud between the two
chief leaders of the Republican party;
one the president of the United
States, the other the only living ex
president. "It has gone the way of the old
Democratic party of 1860, when John
C. Breckinridge led a bolt against the
nomination of Stephen A. Douglass.
The feeling between the Republican
factions is even more bitter, and the
split in the party more deep-seated
2nd lasting than in the seventies and
early eighties, when James G. Blaine
and Roscoe Conkling fought for su
premacy. The Democratic party has
waited long, but it is now coming into
Taft and Roosevelt.
"The Republican party, as led by
President Taft, represents the reac
tionary or so-called 'stand pat or high
tariff element of the party who are
now in office, and whose thirst for
spoils is so insatiate that they desire
to holi on to the pilot wheel of the
United States government at any cost.
"The Progressive party, under the
leadership of ex-President Roosevelt,
has adopted a platform dealing prin
cipally with matters of state legiste
tioa, in the faint hope of being car
ried into power in the general polit
ical confusion. Some planks are good
a&d some bad, but it is clear that they
were grouped together in a conglom
erate mass for the sole purpose of
getting the votes of emotional and un
thiaking people, regardless of the fact
that they could not be put into effect
by the federal government, even if
the Progressives through any miracle
cald elect a president or secure a
majority in congress. Roosevelt
stands for a high tariff also.
"The central and controlling policy
-of the Republican party, about which
everything else revolves, is the high
protective tariff. Their platform
adopted at Chicago declares at the
cutset and makes of paramount im
portance the upholding of the princi
ple of 'protection.' The ostensible
reason given in the platform is for
the purpose of 'protecting our work
ing men against competition with
cheaper labor abroad, thus establish
ing for our wage earners the Ameri
can standard of living.'
"What are the facts? This talk of
the tariff being necessary to protect
the American wage earner from com
petition with cheap labor abroad is
the merest subterfuge.
"The revelations made by the inves
tigation of the strike at Lawrence,
Mass., on the part of the mill opera
tives of the American Woolen, com
pany a short time ago show the
falsity of the Republican platform
declaration on this subject. The
American Woolen company, or Woolen
Trust, as it is generally known, is one
of the chief beneficiaries of the protec
tive tariff. Its owners and stockhold
ers have become enormously rich by
virtue of legislation in the matter of
tariff schedules, particularly the fa
mous, or rather infamous, Sched
"The strike at Lawrence and in
neighboring towns In New England
has taught one good lesson. It has
brought out the fact that the Ameri
can Woolen company instead of using
the tariff for the purpose of protect
ing American labor and endeavoring
to uphold the American wage earner's
standard of living has been using im
ported labor, has been paying starva
tion wages and making no effort what
ever to better conditions of the Amer
ican laborer. The high protective
tariff has simply enabled the Woolen
Trust to charge exorbitant prices to
the consumers generally without any
compensating benefit even to the
wage earners in its own employ. The
fabulous profits made out of clothing
Fold to the people of this country
have gone solely toward paying divi
dends to the stockholders of the
American Woolen company and allied
"The same conditions regarding the
effect of the tariff on the cost of cloth
ing have been found to exist. In the
steel industry of the United States.
It has made a few men enormously
rich at the expense of the many.
"On the question of the tariff the
Progressives are as firmly wedded to
their idols as the Taft Republi
cans. They hold out no hope of relief
to the American farmer, wage earner
or ordinary business man. In all of
his speeches Mr. Roosevelt avoids
making any deiinite stand upon this
"Tariff For Revenue Only."
"The Democratic party's position,
a3 expressed in its platform, and
enunciated by its candidate for presi
dent, is clear and unequivocal. I may
add that one of the prime reasons
why I am a Democrat and have always
been a Democrat, as my father was
before me, is the fact that I believe
firmly that the United States govern
ment has no moral right to levy a
dollar's tax under the guise of a pro
tective tariff or in any other way for
the benefit of any individual or corpo
ration, but should be limited solely
to collecting taxes for the support of
the government itself; in other words,
a 'tariff for revenue only.'
"Kentucky is, in the main, an agri
cultural state. A majority of the peo
ple of this commonwealth are depen
dent for their livelihood upon the till
ing of the soil, and when the farmer
prospers and has money to spend the
cities and towns reap the benefit.
This city, the metropolis of the state,
"where we are now meeting, depends
for its prosperity upon the condition
of the agricultural interests of the
"What is the effect of the tariff
upon the Kentucky farmer? By vir
tue of the tariff the International
Harvester company Is today selling
plows, reapers, threshing machines
and other agricultural implements
cheaper abroad than at home. The
Harvester Trust sells at one price to
the farmers and wheat raisers of the
Argentine Republic, Canada and
Russia, and at a much higher price to
the farmers of the United States. Yet
in selling our products of the farm
we are compelled to compete on the
Liverpool market, a free trade mar
ket, with those countries.
"I may speak feelingly on this sub
ject, but I feel simply as every farmer
does who has studied the question.
My life has been spent upon a farm
nnd farming is today my business. In
laising corn, wheat and tobacco, as
well as sheep, hogs and cattTe, I know
from practical experience the effect
cf a high protective tariff upon the
farming industry. Every Kentucky
farmer knows that the greater part of
of the profit which is rightly his goes
lo swell the dividends of some pro
tected manufacturing industry.
"Fifty-eight years ago the Republi
can party came into being. It was
created and organized as a radical,
militant and aggressive 'young man's'
Tarty. After the repeal of the Mis
souri Compromise in the spring of
1S54 at the instance of the slave-holding
interests, the Republican party
sprung into being as an organized
protest against the further extension
of human slavery into the territories.
It was not then a high-tariff party. Pro
tection was not one of the cardinal
principles of the original Republican
party. That policy came afterwards
Kith the Civil war and reconstruction
"In fact, the Republican party, when
it was really a party of principle,
was in favor of a 'tariff for revenue
only.' In 1J56, when General John C.
Fremont was a candidate agai&tt
James Buchanan, at the first presi
dential election when the Republican
party had a ticket in the field, tlf
campaign slogan of the Republican
"Free Soil, Free Trade and Fremont.
"The Republican leaders, at that
time declared that they would first
free the slaves and afterwards liber
ate trade of its shackles. They con
jured with the name of Thomas Jef
ferson as a patron saint.
"The Big Business interests of the
northern states were opposed to the
Republican party at its inction and
were united on political lines with
the slaveholding interests of the far
south, who dominated the administra
tion of Franklin Pierce and James
Buchanan. The backbone of the Re
publican party at that time was the
farmer and wage earner of the north
"After the war, when the Republi
can party had become the dominant
political force in this country, the big
business interests turned' to it by a
process of gravitation. Every year the
interests tightened their giip upon
the Republican party. They financod
Republican campaigns and in return
waxed fat on tariff legislation at the
hands of that party. Today Wall street
and its all"?d interests are divided be
tween Taft and Roosevelt. Perkins,
Morgan and McCormick are supporting
Roosevelt, while the Carnegie and
Rockefeller interests favor Mr. Taft.
"In the great oities of the east
there are fabulous fortunes; most of
them amassed since the Civil war by
virtue of a protective tariff. On some
streets there are 'miles of million
aires,' yet within a few blocks you
can find countless men with families
reduced to the depths of poverty,
starvation and suffering. This coun
try is fast reaching a period for re
adjustment, and unless proper meas
ures are taken in the interests of the
people as a whole it will only be a
question of time when we shall be
confronted with the same industrial
chaos which now confronts England,
Germany and France.
"The Democratic party now stands
i prepared, earnestly, honestly, intelli
gently and fearlessly to grapple with
the solution of the manifold problems
of this country, and it can be depend
ed upon, under its present national
j leadership, to see that so far as fed
j eral legislation may bring it about the
; burdens of taxation shall be lifted
i from the shoulders of the masses of
I .V 1 J iu. .. i .i 1
tion and concentration of wealth pre
vented. "I would not detract one jot or one
tittle from the credit due the benefac
tors who have endowed libraries, hos
pitals and universities of learning, but
the education of the youth of the land
and the care of the aged and unfor
tunate should not be left to depend
' upon the charity, philanthropy or
bounty of individuals. The time will
come, and I hope to see it under the
rule of the Democratic party, when
the great mass of the American peo
ple of every station in life will have
that to which they are enttiled as a
matter of right and not by the grace
of any man or set of men."
FRIGHT SCARES FORTH HAIR
Experience of Arkansas Man Attacked
In Dark by Catamount.
Long has it been a recognized fact
that the greatest of discoveries may
come, not through long conducted and
fatigu'ng search, but In the twinkling
cf an eye in an accidental manner.
Such a discovery now hails from Mur
freesboro, Pike county, Arkansas.
A resident of that village entered
his woodshed in the gloom of a March
evening to split an armful of wood
for the next morning's breakfast, As
he did so he was met by a demoniac
cry that froze the genial current of
his blood, and at the same moment a
strange animal sunk its claws deep
into the poor man's shoulder. The at
tack had been made by the most
vicious animal of the cat kind, known
as a catamount in Arkansas, and a
bogcat farther west.
The man in describing this attack
told of the freezing effect upon his
scalp. He succeeded in fighting off
Following this came the discovery.
It seems that he was quite bald, with
no hope of any return of hair, but in
a few days after his fright there be
gan to appear healthy hair follicles,
and succeeding this he has had a re
markable return of hair. This reap
pearance is accounted for by savants.
The hair of the Murfreesboro man
had been in hiding and something was
needed to scare it out. The catamount
did this. There are doubtless others
who would like to try this heroic
remedy, but real catamounts are not
within the reach of everybody.
Always an Anti-Climax.
It is always reassuring to read of
Rome millionaire's son who, dressed
in overalls, has taken up some hard,
rrimy job at a few dollars a week,
just as a poor farmer's or mechanic's
son might do. But his election in a
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Notice to Creditors
Jessie B. Barton, etc. - Plaintiffs.
vs. Notice to Creditors.
Virgil Barton, etc. - Defendants.
All persons havingclaims against
the estate of the decedent, Joshua
Barton, are hereby notified to present
the same to the undersigned, proven
as required by law, on or before the
25th day of November 1912,
Notice' is further given that by ex
press order of the court all claims not
so proven and presented will be barred.
chas. a. McMillan.
Master Commissioner Bourbon Circuit
October 15, 1912.
Will he paid toTany person having
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IN EFFECT JAN 14,
Atlanta, Ga., Daily . 5.21 am
Lexington. Ky., Daily 4.15am.
Cynthiana, Ky. , Daily Except Sunday 7.85 am.
Maysville, Ky., Daily Except Sunday 7.38 am
Rowland, Ky. , Daily Except Sunday 7.55 am
Lexington, Ky., Daily Except Sunday 8.12 am
Cincinnati, O., Dnily 9.50 am
Maysville, Ky., Daily Except Sunday 10.20 am
Lexington, Ky,, Daily.- 10.15 am
Cincinnati, O., Daily 10.24 am
Lexington, Ky., Daily Except Sunday 12.00 am
Cynthiana, Ky., Daily Except Sunday 3.10 pm
Maysville, Ky., Daily Except Sunday 3.15 pm
Lexington, Ky.. Daily 3.34 pm
Knoxville: Tenn.. Daily 3.25 pm
Maysville, Ky., Daily " 5.40 pm
Cincinnati, O., Daily Except Sunday 5.47 pm
Lexington, Ky., Daily -. 6,03 Dm
Louisville & Frankfort,. Daily Except Sunday 5.5o am
Jacksonville. Fla., Daily 6.05 pm
Cincinnati, O., Daily 10:50 pm
34 Cincinnati. O., Daily 5.28 am
4 Maysville, Ky., Daily Except Sunday 5.35 am
29 Lexington, Ky., Daily Except Sunday 7.47 am
40 Cincinnati, O., Daily Except Sunday 8.20 arc
10 Maysville, Ky. , Daily Except Sunday 8.20 am
137 Lexington, Ky., Daily , .9.57 am
37 Knoxville, Tenn., Daily 9.55 am
33 Jacksonville, Fla., Daily 10.24 am
133 Lexington, Ky., Daily 10.27 am
6 Maysville, K., Daily 12.05 pm
26 Cynthiana, Ky., Daily Except Sunday 12.04 am
25 Lexington, Ky., Daily Except Sunday 3.34 pm
38 Cincinnati, O., Daily s.4q pm
9 Rowland, Ky., Daily Except Sunday 5.52 pm
39 Lexington, Ky.. Daily Except Sunday 5.57 pm
32 Cincinnati, O. , Daily 6.10 pm
8 Maysville, Ky., Daily Except Sunday 6.15 pm
30 Cynthiana, Ky., Daily Except Sunday 6.25 pm
31 Lexington, K., Daily io.57 pm
13 Atlanta, Ga., Daily 10.55 pm
F dte O. l3C?i:3ME5-a3? A tt ,m
IN EFFECT OCTOBER. 3, 1911.
2 Frankfort, Ky., Daily Except Sunda . s.13 am
4 Frankfort, Ky., Daily Except Sunday .3.30 pm
8 Louisville & Frankfort, Daily Except Sunday ',, .5.50 pm
7 Frankfort & Louisville, Daily Except Sunday 7.43 am
1 F ankfort, Ky. Daily Except unrlav 9.53 am
3 Frankfort, Ky DailyExcept Sunday ;..,.'. 5.53 .pm
Notice to Creditors
BOURBON CIRCUIT COURT.
John T. Burgess' Executors, etc.
vs. Notice to Creditors.
Williamsburg Institute, etc. -
All persons having claims against
the estate of John T. Burgess, deceas
ed, are hereby notified topresent the
same to the undersigned, proven as
required by law, on or before the 25th
day of November, 1912.
Also by express order of the court,
all claims not so proven and presented
will be barred.
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Master Commissioner Bourbon Circuit
October 15, 1912.
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