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Official Organ of the Republican Party in Knox County.
New Series: Vol. 3. No. 4.
BARBOURVILLE, KENTUCKY, FRIDAY, OCT., 25, 1912
Vol. IX. No. 37
Series of Educational Speech
es being Delivered all over
' the County and Large
Crowds are Attracted.
The following nre a few ol the
letters from citizens and voters of
the county living where Republican
speakings have been held showing
how the people nre interested nnd
how they nre turning out in large
numbers wh erever Republican
spenkings are billed. One of these
speakings was held at Callahan
Schoolhoune Inst Friday night and
although there was little done in
the way of advertising it nnd de
spite the fact that the wentber was
very d:sngreeable, yet theie was a
large crowd out. The following
letter received this week from si
prominent citizen at that place
gives the fncts.
Oct. 21st, 1912.
Editor Mountain Advocate,
We had a speaking up here last
Friday night nnd we vnnt the peo
pie to know about it. We had
another one a while back and we
want the people to know about
that one too. The first speaking
we hud was a Uull Mooe speaking
and there was not over a dozen
people out to hear it most of them
were Republicans a .d just wanted
to see what they had to say. Hut
this was not the kind of crowd
that was out to hear the Republi
can sptcches. There was more than
sixty people at the last Speaking
and they heard one ol the best
speeches ever turned loose in Knox
County. The Bull Moostrs told us
when they were here that thetc wes
no Republicans lelt. This might
be true in some places but here in
this precinct we are all going to
vote just like we always have. We
are going to stick it under the bog
Cabin and continue to have good
times just like we nre having now.
P. S. You can publish this letter if
you want to, lor we want the peo
ple to know about us here.
Anbther letter, from Flut Lick
tells about the speaking ut tlm t
place last Saturday night.
As you was absent from the
speaking here last Saturday I am
writing to tell you about it. Yc
had one of the biggest crowds at
the schoolhouse that night that has
ever turned out to a speaking. The
house was full and the yard around
the schoolhouse was lull, and it was
one of the best Republican crowns
we have cYcr had here. There were
some people here that hail been
wearing Uull Moose pins ami say
ing" that they were just as good Re
publicans us anybody and actually
thought they were, liut after some
ef .the speakers got through reading
' the law passed by the last legisla
ture aadtsfeowed them where the
were at aad how they were voting
themselves out ol the Republicun
party they saw things ditlerent.
Don't worry about Flut Lisk, ylicu
the election corks oifnd we will
give the old l.ofc CAbui the Value
bK majority, we alwi'w liuve,.
re were h lot 01 voters, ucrr
110 1 kndwjiifdiulie ucak-
time to 'go Saturday uigtii
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not present at either of the above
mentioned speakings but he wns at
Elys and we do know that the
school house was full there Inst
Tuesday night nnd thnt it was
one of the most attentive speakings
we were ever present at. The chair
man who introduced tic spenkers
was one of the best citizens in the
County and was a man who had
always been for Roosevelt, even up
to a few days ago He, like a lot of
others did not understand the situ
ation nnd did not realize that
Roosevelt was trying to destroy
the Republican party but thought
he was running more ns nn Inde
pendent Rcpablican. He told the
people present why he was for the
Lug Cabin, how he had support
ed it for many years nnd the reason
why he was now for it. He was
one of those who went went through
the Clevlaud llnrdtimes with n
family of live to support nnd no em
ployment. He told how he was
out of work for more than a year
and how he at last got a few days
work loading some lumber to build
soup-houses. That is why he is a
Republican now nnd why he is
against nny mnn who tries to de
stroy the party that has brought
better times and hns given employ
ment to him nnd his family for the
past sixteen ears.
At every place where there have
been Republican speakings there has
been a large crowd and those who
have been saying that the Republi
can party in Knox County was a
"dead one" have only to attend
one of these gatherings to learn dif
Jt niny not be generally kno n to
farmers and others in Kentucky that
the Kentucky Agricultunl Experi
ment Station is well equipped to
test samples that may be submitted
with n view to learning their qual
ity, cither as to purity or germina
tion. A new laboratory for this
work has been planned nnd is now
Hearing completion. When our in
cubators and other appliances nre
established it will be one ot the
most complete in this country.
The Station hns already won a
reputation tor work ot tins sort
not only in this country but Europe,
and those sending samples can be
assured that they will be tested
wetland as promptly as our lucili
ties will permit. Samples will be
examined in the order in which they
To get fair tests it is necessary
that the sample be taken from a
bulk lot after a thorough mixing
of the seeds. Samples ot red clover
sapling clover, alsike clover, alfalfa,
orchard grass, English blue-grass
and rye grass should contain two
ounces each. Samples of Kentucky
blue-grass, Canada blue-grass, red
top and timothy should weigh one
ounce each. The samples should be
put in a stout paper envelope, not
in ordinary correspondence envelop
es because they are easily broken in
the postoflice and let the seeds es
cape. Put your complete address,
plainly written, on each envelope
sent us and forward to the Division
of Entomology and Hotatiy, Ken
lucky Agricultural Experiment
Station, Lexington, Ky, In writ
ing to us aivvuyb state wneiuer
both purity and germination tests
""& 11. Gakman,
I U ad of .Division 'ol Entomol
og anil lUtauy,, Kentucky Expert
incut Station, Lexington, Ky
A, MlfSJUrl I 'ifjjt.
"I read i. plcco in - tho-paper the
other day," mjs NohCount of Chl
relte. "wlwe thy 'rehfftort-hf '
mim1m' 8 a sftMtfWhetasWawaVtit,
Smith and Seavyare
Iloth Smith and Scnvy speak
highly of one another, but both
say that Powers is a very undesir
able citizen. Iloth say that he is n
guilty murderer nnd ought not to
be sent to Congress. The saintly
Scavy, who would vote the Demo
crat ticket and the liicih minded
Smith who assisted in the robbery
of the Republicans in the 11th dis
trict nnd the state officers in '99
and who now is indorsing putting
only 3200 people in the little 20th
Democratic Senatorial District,
composed of the counties of Grant,
Pendleton nnd Bracken as against
the 103,000 people in the 17th Re
publican Senatorial District compos
ed of the counties of I'ulnski, Laur
el, Hell, Jackson, Knox, Rockcastle
nnd Whitley are saints in lip ser
vice only. Smith who would re
quire the votes of 7 mountain Re
publicans, who are his neighbors
and living in the same Congression
al District with himself to equal
one Democrat living in the Ulue
Grnss, and Seavy, who would vote
the Democrat ticket, but for Roose
velt, nre neither composed of such
angelic qualities as to make them
despise us ordinary human beings
with whom tiny are per force com
peled to mix nnd mingle. Advt.
Indian Creek Clippings
J. I). Campbell, made a business
trip to Wilton, Monday.
0. N. Prichard and wife of Har
bourville, were guests of her parents
Mr. nnd Mrs. M. B. Cooper Sunday.
S. li. Reese, was in Uarbourvillc
a few days last week on business.
Aunt. Rebecca Helton is a guest
of Mrs. Mary Cooper this week.
Emma Cooper, returned from
llnrbourville Sunday, after a two
weeks visit to her sister Mrs. (). N.
Aria Williams was a guest of
Lizza ( 'ooper Sunday.
J. If. Campbell spent a few days
ol last week in Wilhnmsuurg, Ky.
Joshua Hlankeuship, and Octnva
Smith, daughter ol William Smith
surprised their many friends last
Thursday by quietly slipping away
to Harbourville where they were
united for life.
May they never regret the event
thnt occured on this one glorious
day. And their future he nothing
but joy and happiness.
A. C. Cooper was calling on Miss
Rhoda Barton of Wilton Sunday.
Dock Smith of Wilton was a
guest at the home of Wm. Smith
Saturday and Sunday.
Misses Lelia, Lucy and Ethel Car
ter and Laura Helton of Wilton
were guests of Emma Cooper Sun
day. Bessie and Leora Terrell of Indian
Gap were guests of Clara Campbell
M, H. Cooper and wife entertained
Sunday Mr. and Mrs. 0, N. Prich
ard of Barbour ville, Mr. and Mrs.
Frank Campbell of Grays, Mr. Gillis
Carter ol Wilton, Mr. and Mrs.
France Reese, Mr. and Mrs. W, II
Campbell and Mr. and Mrs. John
A. Cntnpbell of this city.
Mr. and Mrs Ben Sutton and lit
tle sous Charles and Walter, of
Corbin passed thiough here Sunday
eiiroiite to Harbourville.
"To devote oneself to ft profession
one truly enjoys, to adore a sweet
young woman with the bopa that your
love will Inst for ever, and' to be
young In spirit, Is all the happlntss ft
,'awrtnl can oik," The Qulty Mas,
, ! ai norim can oik. rn uuntr mil ti , . . iinn. m
Kentucky State Medical As
sociation to meet In
The Fifty-Seventh Annual Session
of the Kentucky State Medical As
sociation, which will convene in Dr.
Powell's First Christian Church, in
Louisville, October 29, 30 and 31st.
Special rates on the railroads will he
given. Especial attention will be
paid to Pellagra and Infantile Pa
ralysis. Dr. J. A. Witherspoon, of Nash
ville, President of the American
Medical Association, will deliver
the Annual Oration. The scientific
exhibits will especially interesting
ns the Association has offered prizes
for the best exhibits ol educational
value. A banquet will be served nt
the Seelbach Hotel on the night of
the 30th. Especial arrangement
has been made for the entertain
ment of the visiting members and
the ladies who accompany them.
This will be the largest medical
meeting that has ever been held in
Kentucky, nnd owing to the great
interest displaced by the profession
of Louisville in arranging for the
reception nnd entertainment of the
visitors, the response by the doc
tors ol the State will be hearty.
It is expected that more than
half of the practicing physicians in
Kentucky will be present,
L. H. Jarvis Dies
Mrs. L. II. Jarvis died suddenly
last Sunday evening about 0:30
o'clock of apoplexy. She was ap
parently in good health at that
time although she had a few months
previous been in ill health nnd her
sudden death was a shock to the
On last Sunday she visited her
brother J. R Jones nnd that after
noon drove about thecity and up to
the cemetery in a buggy nnd up to
the time she was stricken was in
fine spirits. Dr. Burnside was sum
moned and arrived while she was
yet alive but she was beyond medi
cal aid and she only lived a few
minutes alter the stroke.
She was aged fifty-seven years
and eight days, was a member of
the Methodist Episcopal Church
and a good Christian women. Her
funeral was conducted by Rev. Over
ley at tne A . 12. Church at noon
Tuesday and she was buried at the
She leaves a husband and seven
children, three married and four un
married, and u number af other rela
tives besides a host ol friends who
mourn her loss.
To the bereaved family and rela
tives we oiler our deepest and most
The Riley & Bundy sawmill is in
operation this week.
Gilbert Sasser, of Gtbbs, was in
Sprule this week.
Rev. John G, Johns, of liirdler,
preached at friendship chuich Sun
day. J. R. Cobb made n business trip
to Lilly this week.
Sam Riley ot Hopper was here
Mis Martha Gilbert ol Barbour
ville wan in spiulo Suiiuay
A large croud ol boys and girU
attended the beau hulling at lioiu
Cobbs imturday night.
ohu llobknu is making a business
trip to Lincoln county this week.
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The Following Resolutions Were Unanimously
Passed by the Republican County Committee
In Knox County at Its Meeting in Bar
bourville Kentucky, October 17th, 1012.
Whereas we the Republican Committee of Knox County
realizing that the Republican Party lias made this a free coun
try, has made it the most prosperous in its history, and has
made it the most desirable country in the world for the labor
ing man. the farmer, the business man and professional man
to make his home, anil it has at all times stood for the home,
for the honest toiler, and for all those tilings that make for
freedom, prosperity, the moral uplift of its people, and for the
protection and dignity of American labor, and
Whereas wo believe the continued prosperity of this
country depends upon the success of the Republican Party, and
Whereas some so-called Republicans who have held of
fice under this party for years, and who have now left the
party and formed the so-called Progressive Party are now
going over the County in company with Democratic henchmen .
and are undertaking to tell the
urging them to vote against
Towers and .Indge Kirk, and urging them to turn and djroy
this great party and to make it possible to elect WUon with
his "Free trade Fallacies."
Now therefore be it resolved that we reaffirm our alien
ance and faith in the honor and integrity of Hds great party:
in its history and principles, in its gloriousncliievmenti of the
past, its work of the present and success or the future, and re
atlirm our belief that the prosperity ofihe country depends
upon the success of this party, and
We therefore call upon tho'roters of Knox County to
stand by the Log Cabin, and put forth their best efforts to
bring about the success of tiiis party and insure the continued
prosperity of this country. Go to the poles yourself and take
Inhn V. S'l
W. CI. Martin, Secrotary.
Republicans how to vote and
the Republican ticket, Cale!
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