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FAT FEEDING CATTLE SHOW AT
The Bourbon Stock Yards Com-
jpany will hold a Fat and Feeding-
Brst Don't Delay Second cattle Show and Sale at Louisville,
iKy., November 23 and 24; This
.event promises to be the greatest
1. cattle show ever held in the South.
offQ f u i i. tTnirty carloads of fat steers will be
if vou suffer from backache: . ,-,,
" .,. ,, .- ' entered m addition to various other
headaches or dizzy spells; if you classes aiuu umer
rest poorly and are languid in the Total cash prizes amounti to
morning; if the kidney secretions $5125 with cups and medals will
are irregular and unnatural m ap- undoubtedly bring together the
pearance. do not delay. In such hoice3t selectiong
ases the Mneys often need help icattle from Kentuck Tennesse(f
Doan's Kidney Pills are especi- Mfai-oe ai u , '
ally prepared for kidney trouble. "T" ' t f f. .and aergia'
They are recommended by thous- ? "' limited to tbese
t, . ., ; , . nve states, of the cash prizes, a
ands. Can Pans residents desire large amount bej
m0re convmcmg proof of tbe.r ef-;members of oUlsvUle "
fectiveness than the statement of a Cfrti, -nwi, T ,
iecL . . . . , .. Stock Exchange. Judges have been
Paris citizen .who has used them eoi ,? x. , . ,.
.. , .. , .. r selected from the best qualified men
and willingly testifies to their irt fTl - .- ,
rf n tne country to award these prizes.
vonui 'There will be
Mrs. J. w. Keynoms zt5 winches
sixteen rings and
found Doan's Kidney Pills to do me . .. .. ... . , uiai 1UU ei
, - T hibit will be one of the features of
ter street, Paris, says: "I have
more good than any remedy I have
over used and I recommend them
Iiiglily. I suffered from rheumatAc
this great cattle event. Twenty
five carloads of prime baby beeves
are being fed by the boys and girls
jtfilburn Co.. Mfrs., Buffalo, N. Y.
KNOTT COUNTY COMING TO
pains and kidney trouble. I could clul)S for competition in this divis
ahvays tell when the weather was ion and marked enthusiasm is being
going io cnauge ab my nmus De- shown. Many' of the junior club
came painful. I got dizzy spells es- members have signified their inten
pecially when I first got up in the tion to attend this show and elabor
morning and my kidneys were not ate arrangements are being made to
acting regularly. I was not long in entertain them.
getting relief after I began using Liberal prizes in the feeder classes
Doan's Kidney Pills and felt better will bring out many choice feeders,
in every way after taking them." In connection with this show,
Price 60c, at all dealers. Don't twenty-five registered Herefords,
simply ask for a kidney remedy 'Herefords, Angus and Shorthorn
get Doan's Kidney Pills the same bulls will be offered from the lead
that Mrs. Reynolds had. Foster- ins herds of Kentnr.kv.
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Keen interest is being shown by
the packing industry in the sale of
fat cattle and lively competition is
expected. G. Al Birch, chairman of
the executive committee and Arch
Knott county in tne neart oi tne Birch, superintendent of the show
Kentucky mountains is lifting itself and saie are busy making arrange
out of the rut through its own ef- ments for this event, the success of
forts and no finer spirit! of commu-' which is already assured.
nity co-operation is being shown
anywhere in the State.
Following two days' of work on
the county roads in which 3,000
people took part and brought the
highways to a condition that had
never existed before, a county seat,
under the same auspices. The
court house was used for the ex
hibition of livestock and poultry.
The fair attracted the largest crowd
thai ever gathered in Hindman
and was a signal success in every
A prize of 550 was awarded for
the best piece of road work and it
was wron by a rural school that had
litterally removed a mountain to
make a highway. As an evidence of
the improved road conditions, fifty
automobiles were in Hindman for
the fair. It was the first time that
many of the citizens of Knott county
had seen a motor vehicle.
Isolated in the mountains, little
has been heard of Knott county up Even
to now except that it always can be "fruity"
depended upon for a Democratic kyrup.
Open Child's Bowels with
"California Fig Syrup"
a sick child loves the
taste of "California Fig
If the little tongue is'
majority, but with such spirit ram-!coated or if yur. child is listless,
.nt. .n.on. if Tponio TcWnt.t ftoim-' cross' feverish, full of cold, or has
pant among its people Knott coun
ty can no longer be held back in
the march of progress.
LAUGH WITH THE AUTO BUYERS
Buying an automobile is an ex-
' colic, a teaspoonful will never fail to
open the bowels. In a few hours
you can see for yourself how thor
oughly it works all the constipation
poison, sour bile and waste from the
tender, littleTBbwels and gives you a
well, playful child again.
Millions of mothers keep "Cali-
perience encountered at least once fornia Fig Syrup" handy. They
in a lifetime since the quantity pro- know a teaspoonful to-day saves a
duction of motor vehicles has sick child to-morrow. Ask your
brought! prices within the limits of druggist for genuine "California
Ir. Average Citizen's pocket- book.1 Fig Syrup" which has directions tor
children of all
Even Pinted on bottle.- Mother!
must say "uaiiiornia" or you
gat an imitation fig syrup.
SCIENTISTS SAYS EARTH OLDER
It takes time to decide that you re
ally want, or need an auto.
after you've enjoyed a score of dem
onstration rides, your mind isn't en
tirely made up. One of the hardest
things to decide upon after you de
cide to purchase a car, is the. make.
Then, when you've nrSde your
choice, von wonder what model will That the earth is older than the
best suit you. Shall it be a touring present structure of the universe,
car or a glass enclosed machine? as "now constituted, is the theory
After a while you finally find out ( held by Prof. A. W. Bickerton, the
;vvhat you believe you want and buy originator of the theory of the birth
an Aesop Four." But after you' of stellar systems and the writer
have bought, you wish you'd taken ' of innumerable books about the
a "Topics Six." It seems that no "third bodies" born in space by
no matter what car a man buys he graziHg impacts,
thinks thati if he had waited a lit-' Lecturing before the Royal Bo
tle bit longer he would have secur- tanical Society, he said that he was
cd a better one. The joke median-' strongly inclined to believe that the
ic8 of the world press have built earth was much older than the sun
many happy smiles about "Buying a and much older than -the present
Car" incidents. structure of the universe.
"In my opinion," said Professor
Blackburn, "tlie sun originated -in a
collision between two other bodies
"Piggy Boy," a 3 00-pound -pig, is revolving around it. I think that
a pet of John S. Hartness, a banker, sunspots are probably caused by
living at Sharon, a town near York, meteors striking the surface of-the
S. C. "Piggy Boy" is different sun"
from most pigs in that he doesn't t .
attempt to put his nose into the' See America First.
bucket when he sees his master ap-1 Colorado has a mountain area six
proaching wih food. He runs to times as great as Switzerland, with 42
His pen and is ready for the food Peata exceeding Jf1 fd
, u . . , . x j.u . v as against eight such giants in the
Tvhen it is poured into the trough. gwIgg flnd 36 mountalns higher
'Piggy Boy's" best chum among thaQ Mount Fuesteraahorn, the high-
t-ue animais in tne iiarinebe uaiii-( eB peak in Switzerland.
HERE'S POLES PIG
yard is a cow. He sleeps every
night with the cow whose
serves him as a pillow.
Small Invalid (as her mother closes
the door on the doctor) Mummy, I
If you make yjmself your best don't think I.like that gentleman. If I
mend you are going to be mignty ne cau again, yivaae iu mai
lonesome. - - r' "y "" & Tm not well enough to see him. Lon-r
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Public Storms the Government Stores
to Buy French Products
Long In 8torage.
K' Moscow. Prewar stocks of French
wines are rapidly diminishing in Rus
sia. The newly opened government
retail wine stores do a rushing busi
ness in Moscow and Petrograd, and
soon, connoisseurs fear, only Russian
wines will be left.
After the soviet government abol
ished total prohibition and placed the
country on a wine and beer basis, all
of the stocks of burgundies, bordeaux
and champagnes which were sealed up
when the czar, early in the war, de
creed prohibition, were placed in the
market. Some went to private deal
ers, but by far the largest share has
been reserved for the government
The principal one of these in Mos
cow is an elaborate establishment,
with uniformed footmen at the doors.
Before it long lines of carriages may
be seen at certain hours of the day,
and it generally is thronged with
In these stores good French claret
is still to be had at the equivalent -of
ahout$l.50 per bottle, while excellent
champagnes, some of them of particu
larly good years, are sold at from
$5 to $6 a quart.
Russian wines, produced in the Cau
casus and in the Crimea, can be had
at from 50 cents a bottle for claret to
about $2 a bottle for port and madeira
types. There are large stocks of these
on hand, and the south Russia vine
yards are producing more this year.
It is still illegal to sell vodka, and
"bootlegging" is prevalent in Moscow.
Occasionally a drunken man is to
be seen in the streets. The high
power spirits that are sold -surreptitiously
are generally impure and
have the usual disastrous effects, but
those in the know have little, difficulty
in securing good Russian cognac at
from $3 to $4 a bottle. The legal
limit, however, is 20 per cent alcohol,
this being the Russian conception of
In Petrograd the restaurants are
licensed to sell wine to patrons, but
in Moscow it is only openly procur
able in the shops. Restaurant diners
either bring their own or buy It sur
reptitiously from waiters at high
The soviet government derives a
large revenue from the sale of wines.
SWIFTS SfrVMlflltEf UP
Jesse Barber, of Owingsville, has
obtained from an aged woman of
Fleming county a quill-penned doc
ument purporting to have been
written at the dictation of John
Swift, after he became blind, in
which the location of "Swift's Sil
ver Mine" is explicitly detailed, but
the stiarting point withheld as
Swift's secret. The old lady from
whom the paper was obtained
claims that her grandfather came
into possession of it in ttfie year of
1812. It is a tradition that it was
written before the Declaration of
Independence. Swift and his com
panion, Monday, who was killed by
Indians, having made Kentucky ex
plorations and worked the alleged
silver mine prior to the Revolution
ary war. Men have devoted much
of their lives to searching for the
mine, without success and the new
found document fails to furnish the
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BOY SPEAKS FIVE LANGUAGES
Andrew Carnegie found that he
could make the most money backing
himself. He was still compara
tively young when he reached the
conclusion that he would put all his
eggs in one basket and "watch the
He said he could never under
stand the business man, particularly
the manufacturer, who hunted
around for six and seven per cent
investments for his money. There
are few factories, he said, that will
not pay a profit of ten or fifteen per
cent on an investment in new ma
chinery to replace worn out junk.
It is also a peculiar quirk that
leads a business man to rob his
own company of working capital
which he can use to discount his
bills, at a profit of 12 to 24 per
cent, a year in order to buy securi
ties paying 7 per cent annually.
It pays the grocer to put his eggs
in one basket. In other words it
pays him, to concentrate on the one
"best" in every line.
A DEFEAT TOR THE HORSE. .
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- Little Onofie Defisi, of New York
may lay claim to be the most accom
plished linguist of his age in the world
He speaks Russian, English, Polish
and Italian, all well and with equal
WIFE TAMES CHIEF WITH CLUB
Little Bear Is Forced to Seek Peact
In His Tepee Through
Chicago. Chief Henry Rice Little
Bear on the warpath, stropping his
scalping knife the while he gave the
Cherokee battle yell, was a real In
dian, but the softening influences of a
four-room flat in the city have pulled
Recently he appeared in court and
asked a divorce from Madelaine, his
squaw. In the good old days he would
have kicked her roundly, but the laws
of the white man frown upon these
primitive, but none the less effective
methods. He says Madelaine has
fallen into the habit of beating him
with a war club, more and more, es
pecially when he returns to his tepee
filled with firewater.
Between his tri-weekly beatings the
chief has been posing as a bronze
Apollo for commercial artists. He ad
mits he possesses the strength and
cunning to handle his wife, if the laws
of the white man would only permit
him to go about taming her in his
own way and in the only way she can
understand, but as this is not permit
ted, he seeks a divorce and peace.
New York Times)
There can be but one end to the
struggle between the automobile
and the horse, now that the War
Department' of France. looking
around for opportunities to cut
down expenses and save money,
found one in the chargers that hith
erto have been provided with the
grooms appertaining to the same
for all Field Marshals and Gener
als. So hereafter the Field Mar
shals and Generals, if they want
horses to ride, will pay for them
out of their salaries as private lux
uries, and the French taxpayers
will be spared one fraction of their
That the taxpayers will feel the
difference in their pockets is "more
Uhan doubtful, legislators in every
country having both skill and cus
tom in the spending of money sav
ed, with, a little something added,
usually.. But a General, and espe
cially a French General, without a
horse. He is almost inconceivable
or would have been twenty or even
ten years ago.
In an automobile the once im
pressive -hero will, lose more than
half his dignity. He will have no
chance to display his noble mas
tery of a prancing steed; he only
will be able to pose solemnly on
the back seat and trust to his
chauffeur for everything else. That
ws well enough for Kings, but it is
a poor role, .,. vhe sons of Mars.
Number of Stars Estimated.
Astronomers have counted the start
In typical districts and from these
partial counts here and there we get
some idea of the total number of stars
and therejre estimated to be between
two and three thousand million stars.
J. A. Thomson in "The Outline of
Chipmunk in Trout' Maw.
Woodville, Wash. Tom Fulda, a
timber cruiser, caught a rainbow
trout in Holt Creek which had just
swallowed a small chipmunk. The
trout was about 23 Inches, long. It Is
presumed the animal was attempting
to swim the creekjwhen he was gob
bled- up. " . , -
"I, too, was born in Arcadia," is
credited to Bartholomew SchldonL
born in 1560, died in 1616. Goethe
.adopted this motto for his "Travels In
Italy." 'Little or nothing 'appears to
be known concerning SchidonI, and the
Arcadia line is the only quotation at
tributed to him.
Attaining the Ideal.
The man who has fewest bodily
wants approaches nearest to the di
vine nature. Satisfy these wants at
the cheapest rate, and expend the re
maining energies of your nature in
the attainment of virtue and knowl
Cheering to Most of Us.
A French writer says: "He who is
never foolish is not so wise as he
thinks." An old Greek philosopher
went even further and said: "The
man who isn't a fool half the time is
a fool all the time." Boston Tran
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Training of Highest Order.
Happy Is the man who reverences all
women because he vfirst learned to
worship his mother. Richter.
IN ATTRACTIVE BOXES
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you when you
need our assistance.
We will serve you
faithfully, we are
trained in the most
modern methods of
our scientific profession.
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y. THETTNiyERSALCAR ' '
Lowest F. O. B. Prices in the
History of the Company
Chassis "... $235.00
Runabout, regular 7 $269.00
Touring, regular $298.00
Truck Chassis $360.00
Two-Door Sedan $595.00
' P. O. B. Detroit
Starter remains $70.00; Demountables $25.00, when sup
plied on open types. Glosed types are priced with
Starter and Demountables.
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