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5 ''Record Advertising 5
Muhlenberg County
is rich in coal. iron, timber, ootter's clav.
CoHtH INotHItig. 2
K 2
t pays for itself. The investment is jg
Ssurc of returns. Get our rates. y
at ... n
xetc, and the most inviting field in Ken-a
Jtucky for investment of capital and pluck.
(IKLLNVIU.i:. KY., THURSDAY, JANUARY 23, 1913.
VOL. XIV. NO. SI.
50c. PER YEAR, IN ADVANCE
4
II MLC8 018
AND LIMITATIONS OF THIS
DEVICE IN CARING FOR
ROADS. v
U3E FO.T CONVICT LABOR
Dragging Should Always Ce Dans
Just After a Rain Coed Road Is
One That It Good and Usable 305
Days in Year.
By HOWARD H. CROC3.
There- is no r:i:t.l l.iih:Morir thm sill
ti more to nia'e ha.l ro.nls U'U.-r
l!:ati tbo is!it log lra. mi l none ttiHt
Is to lne.eiistvc. A h.n.:ly in-.n ran
t-.tiiully Rt upoiifitt ar.iM rf :l r.r SI.
IU tli r one -n ! Iicusht of road
machinery coinpimi.-. f.ir S to $15.
There Is no inlnt on It, ; there In
Road Before Craysjing at Columcia rt'o.
Tl:ls illiiFirailxn lmn ik uIv mad.- iiiuiMiLmi r.m.t boIih; tlirouli the rutiir.i
rorlml. Tills fa Rfpamitly ns not tiioro'.islilv roll, d wlun bti'lt. Anoilirr lllus
f. alien ,h.i il.p lunti' riail Willi (lie mirf r Iron, . I nnt niin r. roml irn ;. This In
nn i.if of the vulue u( the r"ad ilmg on a iimviidnin mailucy. This ruad Is
at Coii.r.ibla, Mo.
no reason x.hy they shouM not fo?.ie
Into KPDcral use.
The problem of supplying prisoners
with m.irk that t!;all not compete un
fairly witt Xre labor is not yrt solved,
Here, however. Is an article that can
be readily made to adrautage In the
rrpien1ll7, and It mould be. !! id ,
tvm. IhouKnnd turned ot)t
The writer desires In the outbvl to
correct a misconception that seems
quit general, and tnat Is, that the
spilt log drag Is a solution of the good
roads problem. It Is nothing of the
Result of 30 Minutes' Us of Drag at Columbia, Mc.
Wn-ilflm rod not tonMilldaieJ bflnrf pui In ship w-iih a road i:r.i. Nu?- ilia
?rM h 0H1 the nils find moved tlif l-nuie muterlnl ti.anl the center "f th" rtrlve
wsy. The dr-ic unen fiward at i.n miKle for this purpitse. The roa.l dr.is slir.uld be
:scd upon K. n.l or niaeadmu roaJn only when the rand la wet and when it Is vlu
ditUa to till up ruU.
kind. It- has its uses and its limita
tions. Unfort jnately. the man who
made It, and for which the country is
under obllgsl ions, overshoots the lork
in his slogan: "Uood Kuads Without
Money." The drag is doing good work
it is a pity the Inventor is not sails
S,o4 to put it and leave It where it
belongs.
. The drag In not only useful for earth
roads, but serve an excellent purpose
in keeping gravel roads in condition,
and it may bo used rt times on macad
am roads to advantage.
Dragging i : ould always be done In
or Just following a rain. The surface
should be quite wet. The drag should
F.cad After Being Dragged One Year Helena, Ark.
The above mad lor many years was Impassable a larpe part of the time. A fevr
ypr airo It as a-raded as shown nut very well done, however. Tho mirtien tum
brrn draaKed ut ehort Intervals for a year. This h.-vs ket lh- road ecu-i j u-ntlv. ly
amio'h. Vl;l It cannot dp culhd a a-nod road, ll is a -iil enumpV ef ho-.v n v.-iy
bad road urnx lie ninjr b -ttcr with cradinj; ucd drasuin This uad Is In Arl-ujisjs.
carry J.'if ri:rii:-'h V
Miiool h ' ie' tul::e,' :
it hmt doi:!;; tin
'il!:iiil;itii)ii of in ill In'
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for
r,.l:
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vl-l
vi-h
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v. il!
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Iron !:t ill). I mioitli tl'c r..:;.I '
out .lisuirWiiK ir.orr 1 1: : it kit!'
jl'I'tlOIIM. Il l HIP ill ll'.l' is lo : "
rut iiii.l keep ITii- ri'iiiiT of He r
tlio if.'n r i r.nni no tin1 vii'i' r
r?a1ii flti'l Us v. ay into th- .1 1 1 "
1 lie atti"i:I t to lave ih fare- t
iiutarlly tlra-x the- ror.il li Ihelr i
r I'v on pi r.il Inn luuc n'l lue i
i',rnnf -''l. 'lll tii'vrr wcrk nut s ir
I .
ioiily. Some will rem-or.! an.l 0
iliiiy. but the Inimaii Irns n:i. t In
nvKiuidl i"i the une ln it fii
irrmoly m,!!i li, pnd takos pN-asi vo 1 1
mrrtiirtiiiiR I'll- .1 wurk of P'l.Mh.r
sn'in ti:i.i"i jfl I i hr mcaa- puv russ
Ci!iifFi. The wrin'r wa tol.l of a:i in
ridnt li:it l!'n !ra -.1 this :ir-ir..i
iicsa. A irsM Krainril inMit' a;'. I
man was lurit to Kay: "T'olhr I
na.s coiaiiiR lvwk frc'.n town and I sit:i
oiil ir.a i Joiii'i--. om with a road ! r;i r in
th raia you'd a iliouKht hp o.viioil
the road. t'ay. jou onskt to a hc.vi jl'at
road wlun me and Jakn drnv nv r it
Tou wouldn't s'posed it had ever seen
a drag. Jnnea was hot when he seen
us rr.ming. He tore around like a
crazy man. We wouldn't row with an
old man. so we give him the ha! bat
and went on'."
tt Is no use to drag a road and then
cut U up again. Lt ell nicli - worl:
en diakaing be done and raid for and
n.uke It a heavy rne for any one tq,
drive over a dragged road until It 1
dry enough so It will not cut up.
Gravel roads while new and com
pacting ender the traffic show deer.
ruts along the wheel track and le
ones made by the feet of the horse?
When in this condition one cr twv
round trips with the drag will fill the
ruts and reform the surface and in do
ing so will move very little nuW'rial.
The forwfcrd movement of the dra?
should be at an angle so that when
the material is pushed forward it li
also carried to the center of the road.
The office of public roads will fur
nish bulletins uou the UBe of tli !
road drr.g free upon application. Road
officials and .others would do well to
send for them.
good road Is one that is good anil
usable "05 days in the year; a mail
wh ro-!i os.-v ti'.iy rldi r i!
I i ri' or h: i a I 'll ! ." I
i.:;a!n itiiiit l;oi:e, c!.i.-
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I:-:r-
lie :i.
io iici IMi l'i. road i.n::.l liav
Iiard, ruttitii mrf.nv imd ufi.r
a
t!ii?
.-iiiniinu'ii -f rf:.!:.t:.itet. 'f i'is r :. ir.t
lln- Kur'.!"!1 t; In- "UK ta'i'il," an !'.)
Knnil II kv,
l)ITM'!l J illli!
An f.-'iiii
I. iv. c-.ivi r 1 with i;rjVL-l.
or an :jiii.:;l"!it.
ii;;:.I may pvr.'liciii.
one I'i.i.sy
i:d I i'iifirr;nv a wry bid
tlllP. It Mm
li.' u ilrMs'ht l;i .luiiv and
i ir(,!:t In M.'icli. Such road i liav
the virtues (in haiky hiu-i; idey nr
It.iMo t i fail wlu'ii n.iist vaiii'vl. With
:. iiiie or Kiuvi-I iiiad, leadiifx fruni
the fw.-.-t, iiliiiiild a heavy rain occar in
the lur-y v.:un, w hi n for n day or :-o
it is tv (i vi I to go Into Ibe field, the
iTands l- louu 'may l;i done, iv
-ral load of vru;u or li:-,.i taken to
!.i;i:!.i. ii'id ll;e lime well einploy od
Willi t:- nveraue earth reads, wh ui
tiio lieiiln :ir. loo wet t wril;, the
roadK ate too iinuKly to travt l. Ileuee,
the writer IioIiIm to the opin'on above
exi'resscil, lluit no e'tlli road Is eil
titli d to be called a y.oi A road, becuuso
r.o iiu'iii of the tiiue it is positivolv
bad.
TJ'P etrpv;i';nnt claims that have
been niiiiie fur t!ie road ilr;'; are really
hoiilini; b;y k ti:e liuUd :. of ;: :o I
roaih. Many have Inline. I tliat
that vai rciptirrd t: huvo rnnd r.iadJ
w.xi to Ro tiji npd I'invn a rtre;ik of
mud ore? or twice, way "Presto." and
beho'd, a good highway. Tl-.is is sheer
uonsenyp. The lu:l me'airn of a
"Hlver to Klver lload." nr.'ile pr.od i.i
an hour or so Is a. tnlli.. This fiiinmis
road was greutly improved by the i!r?K
King, but it is not a gmi.l road, a ml
never will is until it is thoroughly
drained, properly nr.ele.1 end lias a
hard, ilniah'.e wearing B'.irfacj placed
upon it.
It is human nature to hunt for some
i;asy, cheap and npedy vay to do
thiiiRs, a;id usually no Kconi-r has one
discovered how to make K:iie prop.-ess
toward a solution, than he aiiuonnei s
a complete revolutionary discovery thai
sets lusldo all experience and prece
dent, and gains Miniethhig for nothing.
The split log I'rag is directly In point.
The people may as well make up
their minds now, as to find out later,
that good roads rort mctu y and lots oi
it, but they are worth many times
their ce-!t and they will pay for them
selves over fid over ajain every dec
ade. A well drained and well buiit
macadam road w ith a good binder may
cost anywhere frooi $l.t;(h to Jfi.OnO
per mile, but bueh a road with mod
C'ralc repaira will last for generations.
IiHCce t'le fnllir should b.;tr pavl r.f
tbo burden."' There Is only cno sens!
b'e. bus'nessliko way to build ' good
toads, and that la, by ttato aid, whtrj
by the ttnte. preferably from n long
time low rate boud Issue, pays part of
ho exprnve. tflul the tov.mhiji issue,
bonda, riinulug fro.-u SO to SO years, far
its pp.rt. In this way ail the roaiU
needed in a townsM;) the naiu roadj
can ba Improve.! nt once, and liic
iiaynienia sjuead over tl;o present and
the cotiiin;; geiieratU.il'.
Liy bulldins all at once from ten
lo twenty per c nt. c:i:i 1 e saved in tho
cot-t ef lite work, and the community
his the road.i tt us a from the stilt.
Of co:ir.-e interoi t miit b- paid on the
hopdi. iii't againsi thia g;:es the use of
the roads. If this is not worth mm
than tiio inttro:-:t it Is better nnt to
build U-.o roads. The read qiKHt'on is
a big one and r.iust be ha.idled iu a
big way.
ALMOST CAPTURED DiG PRIZE
McCurdy Was Within Tea Miles
Havana When ths Lubricating
O.I Cave Out.
of
Aboard the IViilding a searai.fl, hav
Ins no glasses at a!!, shouted:
'There he is!"
There be was, two streaks of black
against the sky. lie had come ovt t
the slow boats, passed ail the destroy,
ers except the Paulding, and was sail
ing surely toward a waiting Havana
with only one destroyer a mere tea
mlni'tcs or so between. MeCurdy'a
two medial. Iriuns aboard the Paul
ding began to griu. Make it? OI
course be wou'.ii! Kveryihing was evl
eientiy working well; .and ten miniacu!
iu!y ten hiliiules would sea tho
man landed safely in Havana, with
tiiv? b'j prizo to his credit. McCurdy
was cumins stvorg. Kvery uioniout
he was growing b'acker and bigger
r gainst the si-y.
The Ciibnii c-oast the smoke of the
city was within sight.
And then
".My Uod:" soiueboiiy said, "he's
fallen."
This was true. The man bad
fallen. There was no bird-like speck
ia the sky. The man had lal'en. Th:?
Paulding was alrtiidy turning, at 23
l.not.i, to pick him up; aud the Terry
w.-.b sieaming stntlgkt on for tl.u
same put pose. Hit re hrd been an ae-
cireut; tiie rubricating oil !ml slipped!
sway and the engine in burning t-i
feci s. There wys nothing Tor il bi.l
to Ic-scend; and this Yn Cun'.y did i!;
l:bei utely, vailing patiently, as b.'
i-looj on tho real of the aiiahlp, fer
rescue. When a beat from the Teny
jkked him up the Paulding nusor.l.v
a nioiuert lai r be s-iid:
Dashed liard IucM Why, I cot
ree Havana!"
He was e,n!y t; n inilt s o.T.
"!:aiilie'i liar J Hick!" be reeii'trd.
llo hadn't wet his feet. Noruiun
Duucaii in ll-ii pet's Wcck'y.
i
Ci'.ita Literal.
i'hu (iaJi-;iiatitiy ( l.tmk at thin
piece of goods which has jiift come out
cf the vashtnb! How con'. I tho man
v im fold it t' me t !! me the colors
v.e.a fi!".t?
lie I i"i;p;:o:-e b':-c;uc'.; he know how
thev could run.
PHILIRf
r - J t r- - m i--nisasstiir-- ' 1 a in mail
DETERMINE SEX OF A GOOSE
Dno Good Vay la to Notice Diffcrcnco
In Voices V.Tt'n3 Soacon Is
Usually in Fall.
In answer lo a query -as to method
v ru'e for determit'lns thr rex of g ese,
n i'xeh::ti,e mai'.is tiio follow in;; re
:dy: Tin re lire i:- marks t y which one
::n tell tl'.e.Ka?der fiii?il the koo:i.
The only ways nre to Wiitr'i the fe
Joiia of the I irdj and to m tico the
iifferriipes in their voices. The gun-:U-r
has what is popu'aely cal!ed a
.clior voire. It is possible that all four
3f your biidj may be fece::e. If so,
,,VJ-i'.
-V?
Toulouse Goose.
you v. ill bo unfortunate In attempts
.o raise any goslings even if you do se
cure ganders. This is because tho
inr.thi'i; season is In the fall, usually
iu September or October, and also be
cause geese very much dislike to have
their nuailei-e changed when once ac
customed to them. For this reason p.eo
p'.o w ho wish to secure idrds for breed
ing ptirp;jpes make their purchases in
the fall bo the fowlB will get accus
tomed to their new surroundings.
Doul tlcK-. nests will be made and the
eggs laid, but the eggs may not hatch.
If jou i..o forced tasAUP''"''' thla
spring. It will perhaps U advisable
for you to purchase Eome- good eggs
r.f the same breed es you keep, and
use these rather than the eggs from
your own flock, or at least mark the
cgss so that you can distinguish .the
purchaccd firca from those laid by
yr.ur own tlrus. In this way you
should not he v. holly d'l-appointed.
GiVIKG CHARCOAL TO FOWLS
Puti Them lr Good Condition for
Work and Prevents Many Diseases
Incident:! to Season.
TVks the average farmer know that
an cxctllriit t,rada ef charcoal can
he made by burning torn cobs till
they U:tn red, extineuli-hing the flro
pnl w!un dry grinding for mush
feeilins; for the poultry.
t'hiireoal Is not food, though
fowls gain in flesh and eggs during
its uje; it simply puts them and
keeps tbem In a gocd coudl'lon for
work. It prevents discr.e-9 because of
its great capacity to absorb gases,
edda and impurities. It is an niter,
alive, changing diseased conditions
lo ncrnir.l, disinfecting the diges
tive tract and toning up the system.
In putrid disease like roup, in fer
mentation li'rie sour crop. In intestl
nal maladies like diarrhea or cholera,
ft is of great benefit. In spring and
In summer, when tho fowl's blood Is
sluggish it is needed as a purifier to
ward olf diseases incidental to these
seasons.
It should be kept before fowls in
sire to suit their ce, and w here fowl!
refuse) to cat it fine charcoal should
be mixed in the mash occasionally. It
i3 test given to
individual birds in
live-grain
capsuka large doses are
iK'cessary.
ROOST IS QUITE CONVENIENT
MjJs of Two Fcur-lnch Pieces
Feet Long, Nailed TOQether
With Five Crosspieces.
Kckct two fotir-iPcU pieces sx feet
Itiis. Iiy them parallel and nail five
t rosspiervs. thieo feet long nt.J threo
inches v.ide, to these. The legs may
be made of 2 by 4 stuff the desired
Chicken Hoost.
1'y meuui e.f turg rpikes so
in tj tlie p::iall.:l pieced, su3
a lL...e t-::iJ. Plug these ia.
iti.;il. tj f.'ir ckickei)3 and
cure ill,
i.l" Km.
r.ii.-.t'ii
y V. Ill EO!
,1.1. -
in be pt ii hlug upon it ut
Poultry Feed.
Corn 1' a good poultry feed tho
t-ar around, pi oi hied the tlrds bavo
plenty of green stalf duiirg tho warm
iiiualhs.
0m
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Convenient
THIS PEERLESS TONiG mi STRENGTH GiVER
is an unrivaled remedy for n!l troubles of
STOMACH, LIVER AND KIDNEYS
IT BtiiLDS U? THE
I'i
IT IS THE BEST FAMILY iVIEDICIfJE GfS EARTH
TRY IT. PH1CC 50c AND 01.00 FER COTTLE
Sold
DR. J. W. BARLOW,
HUNT IH T.
Cruwtiatiti Itrttl.t' Wurk duut i rrHunable
1i ii-vs.
)U ui -ittr-i, m tn? Jut)- liuiUliu,;.
Urvravillt, Kj.
DR. T. J. SLA10N,
lli-Mlciun and hurgeon.
OlMcr M.tlu-eruB itlrei I ui r M.iit.nlrmt. li
C.4U HOWARD.
Mt'f H. OKAY.
HOWARD & GRAY,
LAWYERS.
Oiiict ia Crrri tail4is(. PislU La3cie lilcL
ORS. HELTSLEY & HELTSLEY
. UltOAiliiC l ii iSIUANS
Ofiiec at Home, East Main'cross Street.
Telephone no. 78.
I hon iute
HETWKEX
Loiiisviila and - Chicago
Hi;sT I.IXB TO
Califtirnia and the
Vast Northwest
-SBB "Sfc- -
Two trains lailv
french Lid end T'cst BaJ;a Springs.
si s - -
I'XIOX STATION',
MUISVII.I.B.
UKAllIliUlX ST ATI X,
CHIC AIM).
Dinin? and Parlor Cars.
Palace Draw ing Room Sleepers.
E. II. BACON. D. P. A..
X. V. t or. -:h .ni l MiuUel St.
I.OI ISVII.I.K. KV.
k,AiA1Jv OVER S3 V CARS'
f CovniGHT &C
K Trn:' T'l-ifr i cltdf h m.'i rt,rrir..'n mT
tp:. . !y !' vTTlllfl Ol. M':'"' 1 1 CO Mt ItiT f l
m .' ii M'H r. hn' ly r '' mirnif i-
itotn i'nji,T.' li.iontiiil. HN'-O'TX 01 'iitrTiii
4-:i lief. !:?. f for :'.M'tU lit Ui;.'.(-.
I t ikt a iltDirh Mtimi A Co. FJci;e
J.' tiH'aff, With Ub Cl:H:!U Ut IU1
Scientific Jfiuericaii
A himdinmclf t!!nsT'i-t lf. f . irtrwt clr-l-ululiotl
ef in tM-toelia-- ".-:i;il. T-rr . ? . a ,
T"ir: (..nt m."llii,U BoUl S nil iwmi.'iilm
litlONii&Co.38,3(sa?wYork
triuu.n oi:n o. i- F PL. Wasbtutiiou, X. ii.
ji ttfuj
I ij a wry rttioua raittor t- .ek
L t cne mcdicir.c an 1 have the
Vronj ci; fiven ycu. I'cr thii S
'ft rfmrtn r-.-rs f?- veil ill nuvin tO JS
i fce careiui 1 3 pet ths genuine t3
BLACK-ORABGHT
Liver mediae
Ths reputaUca eftl.-a cl.L rtlii- 2
ble medicine?, tor con itipaiion. in
digestion and liver tro'uul, in firm
ly established, lt dot J rot imitate
oliier meditines. It ii better than
ether-), cr it woiitJ no be the la
verile liver rov-dcr, with a larrrt
cale tlian cu cthsrj comuiucd.
ELECTRIC
DnAIlD
BITTERS
I
BROUGHT US HEALTH
RUH-DOWN
IT mm& THE EIQ89
IT STHEKSTHEMS THE HEHYES
by Jnrvis X- Vi!liom.
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SHANNON, M
DEPOY, KENTUCKY
We announce to our trade and the pub
lic that our stocks of goods in all depart
mcnts are larger and belter selected than
ever iivour history. We carry a varied
line of :-: :-:
GENERAL MERCHANDISE
and can supply most of the wants of the -
people. In Dry Goods, Clothing, Shoes,
Hats, Etc., we offer large selections.
In Groceries. Hardware, Tijr.vare, Farm
Implements and such goods our stocks
arc especially strong. :-:
In all departments prices will be found
the lowest, and your visits will be highly
appreciated. :-:
Undertaking
We have just added an
f -ll
fy LuiMiitas, unu nia vuiiy a Leii:piciiiiMvi: ii.tc ut buiiiiu,
f) kcts, Robes, Suits, Wrappers and Dresses. Also have a Hearse
ff in service, on call anywhere. Orders in this line given prompt hi
(0 and careful attention any hour
TaIamK AHA1 flriltA Vft I
iticpuuixi. ymt p.u.
SHANNON, MERCER & CO.
DEPOY, KENTUCKY
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CoiiMn't Walls? .
"I used to be troubled wi'ui a vcaknes? -tciilbr to
v.-on:cn, writes Airs. Anna Jor.cs. of Kenny, IU. lot
nearly a year, 1 could not walk, vwithcut holding my sides.
I tried several different doctors, but I crew worse. FinrJ'y,
cur druggist advised Cardui
thi:i, my weight was 115.
never sick. 1 ride horseback as coed as ever. I ia
fine heahh at 52 years.'
f TAKE
Oil US
Ve have thousands
rrrivif',1 dai!y. Suc!i earnest tes'imoay frrrn t':c:e w!io M
hrxc tried i, stirc'y ioves the great value cf (his vegcta- Sj
Me. tnn-b n?cdic:nc. for womeo. -1
Caalnl relieves women s S".ffcrii;c", an; btii'ds weak
women iii lo hcaii'i aiid stret:'du If vuu arc a woman.
Rive it a trial. It-should help you, for it has helped a mil- jpj
li:i otiiers. It is tn.ide frnn pure, hannlce-s, hrb ingrfdu M
cnts, which act pronii(ly Tvt
11 ia i". j;ouei iin.it. iiy lit
lar Spail t.'.iJ.w.a.flj. ac ! v-l-.'a;; to-jh..
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Womon'sTonse I
cf sticli letters. nr.J mors ere tM
surely on the womanly orrtaas.
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80 mm
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