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GREENVILLE, K.Y., THURSDAY, NOVE3I13ER 23, 1911.
VOL. XIII. NO. 4 1.
50e. PER YEAR, IN ADVANCE
THE RATE TO CHICAGO REDUCED.
1M011011 Route Announces New Schedule.
of Fares One Way and Reund Trip.
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THE SPLIT LOG DRAG
USE AND LIMITATIONS OF THU
DEVICE IN CARING FOR
Road After Doing Dragged One Year Helena, Ark.
Tlie above road l..r ninny vcj.is was ItnpnssnMc a law I'nrt of tlie time. A few
years njto It wns urvlpd ns shown not cry well done, liowvr. Th surface hns
benn drngsed at short Intervals for n year. This lias Uept tlio mad rutiiparnttvrlv
smooth. WWIo It cannot lie cnll.-d n Rood road, it Is n wood example of how a very
bad road may be made better with rrndlnc nnd dr.iKKlnir. This road Is In Arkansas.
carry Just nouch weight fo It will
smooth tho surface nnd fill the ruts,
without cIorsIuk the drnj; with an ac
cumulation of mud before It. It should
Iron out nnd smooth tho road with
out disturbing more than surfneo pro
jections. Its main use Is to fill the
ruts nnd keep tho center of tho road to
the proper crown so the water will
readily And Its way Into the ditches.
The attempt to have the farmers vol
untarily drag tho road by their farms,
or by co-operation have all the roads
dragged, will never work out satisfac
torily. Some will respond and do their
duty, but the human hog must bo
reckoned with the one who Is su
premely selfish, and takes pleasure In
overturning the good work of another
sometimes just to be mean pure cuss
cduess. The writer was told of au In
cident that Illustrated this perverse
ness. .A coarse grained middle aged
man was henrd to say: "T'other day I
was coining back from town and I seen
old mnn Jones out with n road drag In
the rain you'd n thought he owned
tho road. Kay, you ought to a-seen that
road when me and Jake druv over it.
USE FOR CONVICT LABOR
Dragging Should Always Be Done
Just After a Rain Good Road Is
One That Is Good and Usable 365
Days In Year.
By HOWARD H. GROSS.
There Is no road Implement thatwlll
do moro to make had roads better
than the split log drag;, nnd none, that
Is so inexpensive. A hnndy,inan can
usunlly get up one at a cost of $3 or $1.
Better ones can be bought of road
machinery companies for SS to $15.
Thero Is no patent on it. so thero 13
Road Before Dragging at Columbia, Mo.
This Illustration shows a neuly made macadam road Bolns through the rutting
period. This road rippnre.ntly was not thoroughly rolled when built. Another Illus
tration shows the same road with the surfneo Ironed out with a road draff. This Is
n pood cxompl of the value of the road drag on a macadam roadway. This road Is
at Columbia, ilo.
no reason why they should net come
Into general use.
The problem of supplying prisoners
with work that shall not compete un
fairly with free labor 13 not yet solved.
Here, however, Is an article that can
be readily made to ndvantage In the
penitentiary nnd It would be well to
have a few thousand turned out.
The writer desires in the outset to
correct a misconception ,w.that seems
quite general, and that is, that tho
split log drag is a solution of the good
it mis problem. It Is nothing of tbo
kind. It has Its uses and Its limita
tions. Unfortunately, tho man who
'made it, ami for which the country Is
under obligations, overshoots the mark
In his slogan: "Good Roads Without
Money." The drag Is doing good work
" It Is a pity the Inventor 13 not satis
fied to put It and leave it where it
The drag is not only useful for earth
roads, but serves an excellent purposo
In keeping gravel roads in condition,
and it may be used at times on macad
am roads to advantage.
Dragging rfcould always bo dono in
or Just following a rain. The surfaco
tould be quite wet. The drag should
You wouldn't s'poscd It had over 6een
a drag. Jones was hot when he seen
us coming. Ho tore around like a
crazy man. We wouldn't row with an
old man, so we give him the ha! ha!
and went on."
It Is no use to drag a road and then
cut It up again. Let all such work
as dragging be done and paid for and
make it a heavy fino for any one to
drive over a dragged road until it Is
dry enough so it will not cut up.
Gravel roads while- new and com
pacting under the traffic show deep
ruts along tho wheel track and less
ones made by the feet of tho horses.
When in this condition one or two
round trips with the drag will fill the
ruts anil reform tho surface ami in do
ing so will move very little material.
Tho forward movement of tho drag
should he at an angloo that when
the material Is pushed forward It is
also carried to the conter of the road.
The office of public roads will fur
nish bulletins upon the use of tin1
road drag freo upon application. Road
officials and others would do well to
send for them.
A good road is one that is good and
usable 3G5 days In tho year; a road
She (Indignantly) Look at this
pioco of goods whlc'.i haa Just corns out
cf tho wnshtub! Hew could tho man
who sold It to mo toil mo tho colors
Ho I supposo bocauso ho knew how
they could run.
What Are Yon Going
To Bo This Year
by way of making your business suc
cessful and your domestic life full of
pleasure, if you arc not supplied with
telephone service f the Cumheiland
Telephone & Telrgraph Companj?
Kvcryone should have a telephone.
You are connected with all outside
important points in local connections
with all residences and business hous
es. For any information call man
Cumberland Telephone & Telegraph Co.
Furniture, Moldings, Wall Paper
We carry on our floors and in our ware-
rooms the largest variety of Furnitur? in
If we do not have what you want, we
will get it for you. We have factory con
nections with makers of the finest goods
in the country, and through "Our Special
Order Department" can supply any exclu
sive articles at less prices than city stores
or mail order houses.
Our Picture and Room lIoIding-3tocks
are always complete.
Wallpaper is no? a staple article of mer
chandise, being used all the year 'round.
And wc always have full selections, prices
5 cents and up per roll.
BufMfiift? r. tatgraliiug
ESTOur Engraving Machine is the only
one in this part of Kentucky, and v.e are
exclusively prepared to supply individual
N.xme PUtes, which we furnish on all
outfits without extra cost.
Undertaking and Embalming.
Coffins In White Enamel and Stained
Varnish finish; Caskets in White Enamel.
Natural Woods, White, Colored and Black
Cloth Covered; all-Metallic and Copper
lined airtight Caskets; all lengths, and
regular, extra and double extra widths.
Steel Grave Vaults of all sizes constant
ly in stock, for immediate delivery.
Burial Robes, Wrappers, Suits, Dresses,
Slippers, etc., in large variety.
Our two licensed Embalmers respond at
once to calls for such services.
Our general equipment is complete and
of highest grade.
We have a Funeral Car in service, sub
ject to call anywhere.
GTTwo Private Long-Distance Tele
phones, Store 72; Residence 108.
Residence 150 yards from store.
Prompt service any hour day or night.
The J. L. ROARK ESTATE.
ORIEN L. ROARK. Marnier.
Result of 30 Minute' Uss of Drag at Columbia, r..c.
Macadnm road not consolidated being put In shape with a nad eras. Xor '.:
drag has filled tlio ruts nnd moved the looso material towards the enter cf tho drl
way. The dras soes forward at an angle for thlp purpose. Tho rond dr.15 hould b
used upon si-ivfl or macadam roads only when the road la wot and witn It Is d
airitble to fill up ruts.
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The Munon Route announces that
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people." -In' 'Dry Goods, Clothing, Shoes,
Hals, Etc., we offer hrge selections.
In Groceries, Hardware, Tinware, Farm
Implements an.l such goods our stocks
arc especially strong. :-:
In all departments prices will be found
the lowest, and your visits will be highly
appreciated. :-: :-:
The BRIDGES & SHANNON CO.
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