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"I Com, U Herald of a Joiij World, lU hi of ill Nation Lumbering al Ij Back."
All Kinds Job Printing Neatly Executed,
30th YEAR.
NO. 2
And Has Not Yet Settled
On Personnel.
President-Elect Finds Held
of Possibilities Is Con- .
stantiy Widening. '
Princeton, N. J., Jan. 5. President-elect
Wilson to-night made It
clear that nobody In the United
States knew, as yet, who was going
' to be In his Cabinet, or what would
e the program he .would suggest In
-Congress. He said ho had not of
iered a single Cabinet portfolio to
anyone and had Us yet. reached no
conclusions as to plans for the ex
tra session of Congress.
Mr. Wilson stated (hat, while he
had canvassed a variety of subjects
and had talked over many names
Avlth Democratic leaders, he had
not given a definite intimation in
any direction either as to his selec
tions or what his course with re
spect to legislation would be. Ho
indicated, however, that he expect
ed the extra session would not be
devoted exclusively to tariff mak
ing, and said he would, in a special
message, specify some of the sub
jects upon which ho would like to
see legislation enacted.
The President-elect admitted that
he was finding tho task of Cabinet
making very difficult. He said he
would delay any announcements un
til he could name his entire Cabi
net. "I donlt Uke .to .make scattered.
announcements, no saia, -ana u
may be that I will not announce the
Cabinet until the last minute.
At times I hear something about a
man whom I had not considered,
that makes me prick up my ears
and want to know more about him.
'The field of choice is constantly
It was suggested to Mr. Wilson
that if he delayed his announce
ments until tho last minute some of
the. men might find -themselves em
barrassed for time In winding up
their business affairs.
"Oh, I probably shall choose men
who are footloose," said the Gover
nor, "and then, even if they should
need time to wind up their affairs,
they could be sworn .in March 4 and
spend a little time on It after that."
He indicated" that he, intended to
occupy as much of his time as possi
ble between now and March 4 In
canvassing tho Cabinet field. He
said his mind still was open,, and
that as soon as ho reached decis
ions as tt the men he wished, he
'probably would make all the offers
I,..1J ...1 fPl, tJilJlt
J . j i, i! i a j j ,V
was asked If ho intended to deliver
his Inaugural address extempora
neousjy. "I think I'll prepare the
Inaugural' address," he said, "as
those addresses are more like docu
ments than speeches.'
The only speech tho Governor has
prepared in 'advance since his nomi
nation at Baltimore was his speech
of-acceptance, as he does not like
to read speeches.
With respect to appointments In
the foreign service Mr. Wilson let
it bo known that he had not yet
'given thorn, definite consideration.
He had been Bbown a. newspaper
......i; .i .i.' .
dispatch concerning the appoint
ment of a new Ambassador to Mex
ico. T hnvin't nnv mnr !.! lm I
. .. . .., , w ...
going to us Ambassador to Mexico
than I havo as to who will bo the
rst man I'll greet -when I reach
maDUHiBiuu, o .mm.
n bibo is xnown mat jjr. wiison quality as well as tho quantity of
has not' considered whom he will 'my stock, I earnestly solicit a reas-
appoint Ambassador to Great Brit- enable share of, your future .bus!
'b. .' Inesa. Wishing you many good
The Governor was aBked if ho
had read President taft's speeches
In New York yesterday.
"I only saw the headlines." was
the renlr. '
Mr. Wilson spent the
how) with his family,
day at
""PaiHeah. ky.rJa:,B. Th new
agree on a slate. The board will bo
composed of ten Democrats and ten
Republicans, The old board ' dead
locked in the election of officers 'and
those in office hold until their suc
cessors are elected and qualify.
Tho new School Doard also' will
meet and organize. President W. J.
Hlllls probably will bo re-elected.
Two womon, Dr. Delia Caldwell and
Mrs. C. E. Purcell, aro members of
the board. They will be the first
women to hold office in Paducah.
Augusta, Ky., Jan. 4. Walter L.
Powers, living on the edge of Brack
en county, a son of Mr. and Mrs.
Theodore Powers, of Mason county,
met with a peculiar accident while
doing some chores around his barn.
His hand was caught fn a large
steel trap that had been set to catch
rats. He could not make any one
hear him, being a considerable dis
tance from a house, and finally
managing to get his knife from his
pocket, proceeded to amputate his
thumb, cutting to the bone, but was
unable to cut through the bone. He
was held by tho trap for some time,
but finally' got himself in a position
whereby he could put his foot on
the trap, thus releasing his hand.
Female Senator Greets Female
Representative in Colo
rado Assembly.
Denver, Colo., Jan. 3. "You
dear, sweet thing," said Mrs. Agnes
Riddle, tliQ',rwpman representative
from th'o First District, as she
planted a rousing smack on the lips
of Senator Helen Ring Robinson,
"Happy New Year.''
"Thanks, a Happy New Year to
'you;-saidSenator "Robinson, as she
returned the warm greeting of Rep
resentative Riddle with a kiss.
This scene was enacted yesterday
in the Senate Chamber in the pres
ence of men colleagues of the wo
men legislators, and everybody
knew that the Nineteenth General
Assembly of Colorado had opened
in a manner entirely distinct from
all previous sessions.
When Mrs. Robinson took her
seat in the upper branch of'the
Legislature at noon, she was estab
lishing a precedent of being the
first woman Senator to hold office
in Colorado and the first In all tho
United States, but she has no inten
tion of shattering customs.
She has announced that her col
leagues maw smoke In her presence
to their hearts' content, and also
that they may indulge In all the
privileges, such as chewing, &c.
Mrs. Robinson has been officially
dubbed Mrs. Senator Robinson for
her debut as, a lawmaker.
The rules prohibited wearing her
hat, but Senator Robinson wore a
linnilanma irnurn nf dull nttn nn
...-... b uu.i j.wih.uod
silk, while her hands were encased
, .' .. .. .
In long white gloves
Senator Robinson unanimously
was given her choice of seats, and
selected one in the first row.
Her maiden speech was a hit.
She seconded the nomination of
Senator Austin Blakey for Presi
dent pro tem. Everybody was get
ting hungry by the time tho nomi
nating began
"This is not the time for oratory,
but for luncheon," said Senator
Robinson. "I takj, honor In sec
onding' the nomination of Senator
Tllnlfiktr tnn QnnntAM ninl.Aii 4kn
'" " "' Z, "'av "lv
Brand old fighting man!"
I take tills moans Of thanking
nM. -f m i .... I
w. ..v , ,, FM.IU0 ,U1 men
very liberal patronage which made
1912 the best year of tho 12 years
I havo been In tho Jewelry business,
ana as i sun aim .to increase tho
things for 1013. -I bee to Temaln.
The Reliable Jeweler and Optician
United States Senator Jeff Davis
died at Little R6ck, Ark., Thursday
morning as the result of. a stroke 0I.RKMA,NK VNK '"
For HmU I-imiiia All itxet, from
IB to ,3 OR acre, Wo ca ploaa you
If you want to buy land.
A. C. TBI8Kf 0O... i
adv. " Hartfert, Ky.
In Owensboro Will "Stand Pat"
On Sale T. H. Balmain
Elected President.
The regular quarterly meeting of
the American Society of Equity for
this district was held at the city
hall in Owensboro Thursday after
noon, with a splendid representa
tion of the four counties in the dis
trict. Tho meeting was held behind
closed doors, and only members in
good standing were allowed inside
the room.
Tho most important action taken
was the unanimous vote of the
members to "stand pat" on the
scalo of prices that they have fixed
and to hold their tobacco for thoae
prices. The committee declined to
state what prices they had fixed. on
the tobacco, but it is understood
that they are holding for prices of
$10 down to $6 for the leaf and
lugs and $3 for the trash.
Tho annual election of officers re
sulted as follows: T. H. Balmain,
of Ohio county, was elected presi
dent; Emison Shaw, of Daviess
county, vice president, and S. B,
Robertson, of McLean county, was
named as secretary-treasurer.
The convention selected Hnwes-
vlll9 as the place for the holding of
the next meeting, which will occur
on tho first Thursday In April. Fi
nal adjournment was taken late in
the afternoon, the members declar
ing that the session had been, one
during which the greatest harmony
had prevailed.
Hawesvijle, Ky., Jan. 4. The
Hancock Clarion has been sold to
Jtessrs. John G. and E. P. Kelly.
The salo was made early in October,
possession being given on January
1. The price paid Is not mdde pub
lic, but is satisfactory to each .of
the parties.
The Hancock, Clarion wav.estab-
Hshed by John W. Moston and
Clarence Sterett March 4, 1893, the
day Grover Cleveland was inaugu
rated the second time. In Decem
ber, 1896, Mr. Maston died, and in
a month or so the other half was
bought by Mr. Sterett, who has
since conducted It with probably
mote success than any other paper
the county ever had. The paper
has a unique record, in that it has
missed but two issues in the twenty
years; one on account of sickness
and the other because of broken
machinery ,t It never offered a'p'retn
ium for a subscriber, and In the
twenty years never cut a price for
anyone, or carried a' whisky adver
tisement. The now owners, while witliout
newspaper experience, are eminent
ly qualified to take up the work so
firmly founded and go forward with,
Grover Smith Held Over.
Hawesvllle, Ky., Jan. 4. Irover
Smith, who so seriously cut and
wounded Oliver Jones at a danoo
near Lyonla, this county, Christmas
night, waived an examining trial
hero to-day and was held In tho
sum of $300 to the April term of
tho Hancock Circuit Court. Whllo
Jones Is In a critical condition, hope
is entertained for his recovery.
bvansviuo, lnd Jan. 0. Tho
crew of tho. steamer Belle Fletcher,
on the Wabash river, below New
harmony, yesterday took shots at
In doer Rwlnimlnir aornnn Mm rluur
. '
uogs - were secureu to-uay and a
hunt will be organized at once i
No deer havo been seen loose in the'
Wabash bottoms for twenty years
and the hunters on both sides of
the river aro preparing to Join tn
the chase,
A doctor will bo .wanted at Nel-
son, Ky., Januaryl-1, 1913, to tsk.e
charge of the miners' practice. For
further Information write J. H.
Johns, Nelson, Ky. 51t4
New York, Jan. 4, With the
President of tho United States,
moaabers of hi eabinet, and hua-
droda ot citizens and dlplomU in
attmwiance, the funeral of Wkitelaw
Anxious Woman Wanted to Send
Small Porker Via the
Parcels Post.
No pigs! Positively "no live pigs
accepted for parcels post delivery.
T. E. Jones, of tho railway mall ser
vice refused to accept one at the l"
cdl union station, although It was
stamped and waiting at the tialu.
"No, madam," said the railwny
mall cloik. "No live animals or
fowls arc accepted -jnly bees
queen bees.
"But this pig weighs only ten
pounds, and It goes to a very dear
friend of mine It is the gentlest
thing in tho world. It wouldu t
bite, kick or anything and I dot:'i
see' why pigs can't be delivered i
well as anything. Besides, this U a
llltle pig."
s"Pigs is pigs," 3ald the mall
clerk,0 standing in the door of the
car, while the woman with her
crated parcel held it up to him.
"It's a nice pig, I'll -admit, but we
can not accept pigs."
. "I saw in the paper where a lady
mailed a dog, and it went through
the post-office like a post-card."
"Yes, but sho mailed it and got
away before the postmaster coul.l
stop her. I suppose ho couldn't do
anything but deliver It, Fince it was
mailed and stamped, and he couldn't
push It back on the sender. But he
didn't have to. Tho law says no llvo
things except queen bees and
that's all there Is to It."
"Well, what's tho matter w'th
me pushing my pig through the
door of your car while you'ro not
looking? You wouldn't have to say
anything about tho matter, but Just
go ahead and deliver the nackago."
Jones was willing to be acommo
dating as much as possible, but he
lt,d the Owensboro woman he
.couldn t take any chance. He was
not afraid the pig would squeal on
him, but he simply didn't want to
do any shady business or be bother
ed with pigs rooting around his oth
er mall and piles of parcels post
packages, chewing up some of the
letters maybe, or making its bed on
others when the time- came to drop
them at way stations.
"No," he said again. "Can't
take tho pig. Kill It and do it up
In a different package and then we
will take It."
I'll do nothing of the kind,". Bald
the woman, and she picked up her
post parcel and disappeared. Ow
ensboro Messenger.
Program for Farmers Institute
to bo "held at Hartford, Ky., at 10
o'clock a. m., 2d .Saturday In Jan
uary, 1913;
Devotional exercises Rev, T, V.
Joiner. ,
Introductory remarks Prof.Hcn
ry Leach.
Fruit Growing for Pleasure and
Profit F. W. Plrtle and John B.
Farm Sanitation Dr. B. F. Tich
enor. Commercial Fertilizer E. G.Aus
tin. Should Agriculture bo Taught ln
Our Public Schools Prof. W. R.
to' Grow Clover E. C.
Corn Growing J. L. Brown.
Poultry Mrs. A. S. Chlnn.
Restoring Fertility tn Worn Oih
SoilEdgar Bpehm.
Each farmer Is .roquested to
bring an 'ear of his corn to be used
for comparison in selecting n tvne
i.. ..i..i i
ui """ "-""- ou,,m' lu uu' '1-
E. B. BAIRD, Ch'ra'n.
n. TICHENOR, Scc'y.
Sixty Years Wasted!
Flint. Mich., Jan. 4. "My first
kiss," bashfully remarked Marcus
Btl L. Clydo, of Clyde, Mich., 80
'jeara old, as ho saluted his bride
at his New Year's wedding. The
bride was Miss Mary A Hlller, of
Va."Mr. ncail 4fi. Hlviln la a volo.
raB of the Civil War
Miss Maude Iugersoll, daughter
of the, late Col. R. Q. Ingorsoll,. was
married at Now York, according to
the ceremony of the "Ethical Cult-
ure Society." advocated by her
Rold took place to-day from the
Cathedral of St. John the Divine.
Following tho services tho casket
was placod on a catafalque nnd tn
kon to tho Grand Central station,
escorted by three batalllons of In
fantry. The body was taken on a
special funeral train to Tarrytown,
whoio It was burled at tho famous
old Sleepy Hollow cemetery.
A county union for Daviess coun
ty of the American Society of Equi
ty was formed Friday afternoon at
the court house in Owensboro,
when about thirty farmers held an
Interesting meeting and perfected a
permanent organization.
The meeting was called to order
by L. N. Robertson, and shortly af
terward an election of officers to
serve in the organization was en
tered into. The result of tho elec-
tlon was that G. R. Ruby, of Wolf
Branch, was made president; J. W.
Dunn, Whitesville, vice president;
Paul Barrett, secretary, and Ben
Hardesty, assistant secretary. The
purpose of tho organization is to
brlng the uistrict locals Into t more
compact body and to make the
county the unit of operations in the
' , , ,
0n Account of Spinal Meningitis
Prevailing in Nearby
ter election, was December 13. On
Hickman, Ky., Jan. 'p. On ac- Friday, August 13, the President
count of the epidemic of cerebro- ciect occupied Seat No. 13 in a car
spinal meningitis in Lake and Dyer from NewYork to Seagirt. Tho train
'counties, Tennessee, the City Colin- reached Its destination at 11:13.
cil and the City Board of Health Tnere nre 13 ietters In his name
, has proclaimed a rigid quarantine an,j ln nis thirteenth year as a pro-
' against these counties and no one fessor in Princeton he wa3 chosen as
will be allowed to enter Hickman president of the University.
from Lake and Dyer counties under , Wt, ,, , , , . , .,
.... . . , When asked to-day whether he
I any condition whatsoever by rail orl ,d d,apenae th,s h
otherwise. Persons coming overly, ba the Pre8,dent.eIect
the N. C. & St. L railroad will be BaM h(j had g,ven tne inattef mUo
required to have health certificates thoueht when toM thnt ,t CQst8
and other proper credentials, or 6e.veral thoUBand do he .
otherwise they will not he perm t- pregsed astonishraent( but 8aI(,
ted in the city. All public schools, n()thlng ,0 ,ndIcate th(U ho wouM
moving pictures and churches will hayo ,t eIlmlnatedi
been lifted, and no children will be
allowed on tho streets. The Coun
ty Board of Health Joined tho city
Board and Council In this, and ev-
vent an epidemic o.f this disease. Up
, .t. .. . .!.....
to tho present time mere are no
cases hero at all and no suspected
cases. '
j This quarantine, which bars ev-i
orythlng from coming ln from Lak
land Dyer counties to Hickman, will.
1 ston thn C M. X- ft. r.illroad's npai
senger trains from coming Into
.Hickman. There will be Inspectors
on tho N. C. & St. L. trains and se"-
' tinels placed on all the county roatl.-
heading into tho city. There also
will bo an Inspector placod on the
I C. M. & G. freight trains to see
. that no one slips in this way.
I Tho type of cerebrospinal menln-
gitls which has been raging in Dyer
' and Lake counties is of the worst
form, and has proven fatal in al-
most every ca'se. Some of .Its vie-
Urns have died within a very few
hours after being seized. For the 8I)0le npprovingly of this. He was
last three weeks many peoplo have4aB,e(, lf no 1,a1 mndo any plans for
been leaving Dyer and Lake coun
ties. STATE HAS J, 75 MEN
Washington, Jan. C. In the an
nual report of Brig. Gen. Albert L
Mills, Chief of the Division of Mili
tia Affairs of the War Department,
made public here, the strength of
tho Kentucky National Guard n
inspection is given as follows: .
Officers 145; enlisted men l, - -
580; total 1.725. These figures In
elude both those present and absent
The uumhor absent from Inspection
is given as 440..
Tho number of men who havr
fired tho marksraans' record courso
the special course "C" or the equiv
alent, is given as 820.
In the Kentucky Guard there ar
979 men with more than ono year
service In the regular army or the
organized mllltla.
Pent It of Dr. Creel.
Central City. Ky.. Jan 3. Dr
Mlltou I'ncknoy Creel, ex-mayor of
Central Cty. died at his homo on
Second street in this city, after a
prolonged Illness of several eempli-
In No. 13 Figuring Often
In His Life.
Of Walking to the Capitol
When He Takes the
Oath of Office.
Princeton, N. J Jan. 2. President-elect
Wilson passed a quiet
Now Year's Day. Ho went for a
short walk in the forenoon and dur-
Ing the' afternoon received a few
calls from his Princeton friends.
Governor Wilson is not at all su-
perstitlous regarding the 13 "hoo-
doo... In fnct( he regards the num.
Der as one which rather brings him
g00(j luck.
Discussing the matter to-day ho
"It Is curious how that number
has figured In my life and never
had connection with bad fortune. I
will become President in -11)13, and.
oddly enough, the Electoral Col-
leso "nlc formally win elect me
will cast their ballots on January
The last day the Wilsons were In
Bermuda, where they went soon af-
Wllson Intimated to-night that ir
it were possible he would like to
walk between the White House and
the Capitol when he takes his oath
. "l " UD ' " "'-
' States on March 4. He realizes,
however, that the crowds would
i make It Impossible, and that he
probably will have to ride in a pa
rade, as have all recent Presidents.
Jeffersonlan 'simplicity, tho kind
that tho President-eleot would like
. to emula'e. noWeVer. he remarked"
conslstetl nt of a horseback ride.
,as s-cmo. historians have chronicled
U' but merel a" unostentatious
WfU, (,own Ptnylvnnia avenue In
the com)an" a few citizens.
"Tllc st0T that Jefferson rode on
horseback to the Capitol and hltch-
ed ,,ls llorso to a post while he
went ,n to take the coath of office
'""'t true," said tho Governor. Ho
was told that Governor Sulzer had
walked to the Capitol at Albany
nntl llatl abolished tho parade. Ho
his own Inauguration In this mn.
"I hadn't thought out the meth
od at all," ho said. "I havo simply
satisfied myeelf with Impressing tho
gentlemen at Washington on tho
inaugural committee with my desire
to have tho inauguration ns simple,
as possible. 1 dare say the great
crowds ln the stieets'on that day
would make walklnr to the Whlt
House and Capitol difficult."
The President-elect was 'question-
ed as to -vhether ho thought It
would bo an added convenience to
members of Congress to knpw Just
how soon after tho closing of the
present session or Congress thoy
would have to reaesemblo for an
?x,ra session. Ho Indicated. that
one of tho very first acts of his ad
nilnlstratlon would be to nnnounco
tho date of tho new session.
"Congress will b? in session until
Mw" 4 anyway," he said, "and
there will not bo much of'anjnter-
val between that day and theWtra
session, so that the members M
be able to make arrangements. Tftw-
only tblug .that has been essential
n the way of au announcement was
that tho members should know thai
there was. to b an extra session s
they Could engage quartet." i ,

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