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THE HARTFORD HERALD
WHITE W 10 CALL IWIMJL MEETING Democratic Chairman Doubts That'MO' Represent Views Of Party New Yoik, Feb. It. George A. White, chairman or the Democratic National Committee, has no Inten tion of calling a meeting of the committee by March 1, as requested by forty-nine members of the com mittee. It was rumored that the man most active In tiylng to bring about a reorganization of the com mlttee was William G. McArtoo. Mr. White, who was In New York said he saw no reason for an early meeting and thought It would be better to let things run along for four or five months, by which time in bis oponion, the situation would be more fully developed. Th chairman, however, will sound sentiment among the mem bers of the committee and If then is an overwhelming demand for l meeting to discuss the future of the party he will abide by their deci sion. Denies Saying He Would Quit He does not believe, however, that the demand for a meeting March 1 exists outside the forty nine members, most of whom are Southerners. The chairman denied that he had told National Commit teeman Thomas Love of Texas, last November, that he was ready to re sign. "I did not make any such remark at that time, even If I thought It," said Mr. White. "As a matter of fact, things have changed somewhat since then. My business is digging oil wells, and the demand for petro leum has dropped 50 rer cent re cently. As a result, I have plenty of time to devote to the affairs of the National Committee. -I see no great baste for a reorganization meeting of the committee. In my Judgment it will be far better to let things alone for the present." The chairman explained that for the hist six weeks he has been act ing as both chairman and treasurer of the national organization. Treas urer Wilbur Marsh having been in disposed. Fininces In Good Shape Mr. White said the financial af fairs of the National Committee were in excellent condition and that he expected to present a clean bal ance sheet to the committee when it did meet. It is said Mr. McAdoo wants a re organization that will be more fav orable to Southerners and that bis candidate for chairman of the Na tional Committee is Robert Wooley, former director of the United States Mint, and one of Mr. McAdoo's cam paign managers during tbe San Francisco convention. Bernard M. Barucb iB said to favor Thomas L. Chadbourse for the position, while William Jennings Bryan has still another candidate. Democrats are watching Mr. Bryan's activities with interest. It was said that the Nebraskan was busy on a reorganization plan of his own, not so much for the pur pose of becoming a candidate again as to become the real boss of the party and dictate tbe next nomina tion. it was explained thnt Mr. Bryan's brother, Charles W. Bryan, was an active party to the plan and had al ready begun to circularize Demo cratic organizations with propagan da concerning prohibition and re form. Mlt. M.tltKHAM'H GOOD WORK The following Is an editorial 'which appeared in the Chicago Journal of Commerce, Feb. 1, 1921: The informative advertising be ing done by president Murkham of the Illinois Central is attracting wide ultention. His advertisement which appears in this l&fue is a notable one. , It throws much light upon a railway queMtion of Import- j ancfl which has been Utile under-1 stood by the public the grade crossing problem. One would ! scarcely realize that it would cost more to eliminate all grade cross-1 Iiikh located on a railway system! than the total amount of the stock j and bond issues of that system, but j Mr. Maikham shows that to be true of tlio Illinois Central System. j Mr. Murkham evidently realizes the impoitance of free, open and ; tank discussion of railway problem's, He knows that railway policies are controlled by public sentiment ,' that the Congress and the Interstate Commerce Commission will be guided in accordance with ' public demands. By giving out railway Information, he aids the public reaching wholesome conclusions.' Tbe principal medium through which the public gets its informa tion ubout the railways and other ouhjcfts, upon which It formulates Ha opinion. Is the newspaper. Mr. Karkham has found that the adver tising "columns of a newspaper are open to Mm find that informative advortteln? Is read by the public as cxum.lvely as news stories and edi torluU are read, and is equally In fluFntial. The sucre?s of private ownership and ninnaRement of the railways de pends upon the extent to which the public is educated In regard to their pro! lenis. It behooves railway managements to take a leading pnit in this educational work. Much of their trouble in the past has been due to the fact that they abandoned this field almost entire ly to those who sought to bring private ownership and management of the railways to an end sought to destroy the things responsible for making our national railway system by far the greatest and most efficient in the world. PRESERVING THE FOREST Next unto the soli the forest is our most Important resource, and jot is the one that has been most recklessly abused. It the sloping land had not been covered with forest. It would have been washed away years ago. The forest Is not only a means of preserving the soil; it also enriches it. The heavy mass of roots and leaves hold the water rrom running off so rapidly, there by preventing excessive floods and extremes of drought. From the forest comes the wood for our houses, the handles for our plows, the frame work for the machines that harvest our grain and the wagon with which we haul it to market. The paper on which this 1b printed Is also made from wood. Ex-President Roosevelt gave the following definition for forestry: Forestry is the art of saving the for est by a wise use of what they af ford." Forestry also teaches men how to save the forest by cutting out trees that are of no value and the ones that have their full growth; and by planting in woods areas that have been cleared away. If you have an old field which is worn out' and thrown out, replant it in forest; it will soon yield re turns Just the same as a cornfield. Some nations have done this. Can't we too? Shall we be left behind? No. Plant a forest. The county agent will be glad to give you any needed advice. W. THEODORE DEVER. INCOME TAX FACTS YOU SHOULD KNOW Births, deaths, and marriages during the year 1920 affect ma terially income tax returns for that year. Millions of babies were added to family circles, each of whom brings an exemption of $200 in the par ents' income tax return. Widows and widowers who lost their husbands or wives during the year are especially affected. They are single for - the purposes of the income tax law and are granted on ly an exemption of $1,000, unless the head of a family. Persons who were divorced or separated by mutual agreement during the year also must consider themselves as single persons. The status of the taxpayer on De cember 31, 1920. determines the amount of the exemptions. If on that day the taxpayer was married and living with wife or husband, claim may be made for the $2,000 exemption. If single, or married and not living with wife or hus band on December 31, the exemp tion is only $1,000. Persons who reached majority during the year and whose earnings or that period amounted to $1,000 or more, or $2,000 or more, ac cording to their marital status, must file, a return and pay a tax on their net Income In excess of those amounts. To avoid penalty, the return in list be in the bands of the Col lector of Internal Revenue for the district In which the taxpayer lives, or has his principal place of busi ness, on or before midnight of March, 15, 1921. lIKl.Vd HACK MY WHITE MULE TO ME (By Tooth Barklngton) Upon the bridge ut midnight The villatte smithy stands; Ills face Is In the moonlight. His life Is 'in bis hands. And in his eye a look of pain, Anil In his voice a tear; He gazes at the Spanish main. He gazes at his beer. He stumbles on a splinter And falls Into tbe foam; This is the last of Winter, There is no place like borne. 4 KENlilCKY WOMEN TELL HEW YORK OF ILLITERACY Mrs. Cora Wilson Stuart Says Adults Learn to Read Quick er Than Do Children New York, Feb. 10. Questions concerning the' illiteracy problem in' New York State were asked Mrs. I Cora Wilson Stewart, president of the Kentucky Illiteracy Commission at the Academy of Music, following her address on "Adult Illiteracy." One woman asked Mrs. Stewart to repeat a story she had told at the academy Sunday afternoon which (howed how ignorant tbe av- earge New Yorker was of local 11-1 literacy conditions. The New York-f er in question had told Mrs. Stew art that there were probably not more than twenty-flve illiterates in the entire State of New York. Mra. J Stewart showed blm some statistics to prove that there were more thanj 400,000. T "Just what are we doing here in . Brooklyn?" one woman asked. Mrs. Stewart explained that the work of teaching illiterates to read' and write lay with the Department of Education in New York, adding that this department was doing a fine work. She explained that an illiterate was one who could not read or wriia flnv innffimpA. OnA nueRtioner o ( asked If the work of the moonlight , schools in Kentucky ended with the teaching of- reading and writing. She renlied that reading and writ ing were only the beginning. i "Nearly any adult could be taught to write his own name In twenty minutes," she said. "It is easier to teach adults to read and write than j children, especially when they have: some specific reason for wanting t0 learn. The speaker told of one Kentucky lover who had learned to write very nuicklv because bis girl had insisted that he write her a lettter in his.ing Americanizel? The question own handwriting. used to be asked frequently before "Many persons want to learn to. the war and fears were expressed read and write for commercial pur- that so far as Western Canada was poses. If commercialism can do it, surely patriotism can," she went on. "The comrJulsory law Is a good law, but it doesn't solve the present problem of adult illiteracy. The only way the adult problem can be met Is for evenyone to become in terested in the work. It is the duty of laymen aa well aa teachers to do away with illiteracy." INSISTS ON RELIEF FOR SICK SOLDIERS Washington, Feb.' 7. Failure to provide safe and adequate hospital facilities for aick and wounded World War service men provoked another sharp debate In the Senate Offering a bill to appropriate $30,- 000,000 for new beds. Senator Robinson, Democrat, Arkansas, said he acted at the instance of a number of Senators who were de termined that action should Je had at this session. "Congress," he said "may post pone consideration of tariff legisla tion and even the general appro priation bills until the next session, but It . must redeem its obligations to former service men, thousands of whom might be relieved from afflictions and Injuries which threat en tbem with lifelong suffering and premature death." Senator Smoot pointed out that the Appropriations committee had amended the civil sundry bill so as to provide funds for five new 'hos pitals and to enlarge existing ones. The bill would be reported, be said, as soon as the "filibuster" on the House emergncy tariff bill end ed. He added that Surgeon Gener al Cumming of. the Public Health Service bad told the committee that the $17,500,000 appropriation pro posed was all that could be spent next year. Senator Robinson sharply criti cised Secretary Baker for alleged failure to permit the use of build ings at forts as temporary hospi tals. He declared that not one half of the buildings at Camp Pike, Ark., were in use and these Bhould be made available, together with those at other forts, tor housing sick soldiers. "I had rather let a few officers suffer Inconvenience," he declared, "thau have these men go to their graves." Senator Ashurst also denounced delay of relief to soldiers In need. Now is time for plain speaking not soft words," be said. The Arizona Senator concluded by attacking the Langley bill pro viding for new hospitals and fixing the locations. I "I thought the time for 'pork'1 bad passed." he added. "This bill ' ,1a a hwllow mockery In ao far as It DC provides relief dlers." for tubercular sol- CANADA AND THE UKITED STATES To what extent is Canada becom- concerned the American Immigra tion would In time make Saskatche wan and Alberta almost indistin guishable from Minnesota and Da kota. The question is raised again by Dr. Archibald McMechan, prof essor of English Literature in Dal- housie University, Halifax, who de clares that tbe Americanization has gone ao far that Canada is practl- cally a vassal of the United States. He says the Canadian newspaper Is built on American lines and la crammed with Amelrcan boiler plate, while American pictures, comics and magazines nooa our bookstores. All the films we see wltn ner ot'neP daughter, Mrs. Attle are made In the United States, for.Tjever( on the Hartford road, we originate practically none. The, Mp Eimer Dalton has rented hia organization, curriculum, text books farm t0 Mr Thomas Johnson and and methods of our universities are wUj ne wltn nlB family in a few American rather than English; and dayg t0 Kronos, where he has a con even the Greek letter societies, the tract cutting timber. Mr. Dalton college yella and the big Initial on j and family are highly respected by the football sweater come from the ajj wno Know themand their neigh United States. Our national game, Dor, regret to see them go. lacrosse, is dead, be says; cracket Is exotic but baseball is everywhere. Teddy bears, says Prof. McMechan, became just as popular In this coun try as they did in the United States. We use only American slang, and he seems to regret the fact that we invent none of our own. We chew gum, and our tailors go to New York tor their styles These observations In ' the Cana- ,ii,,n Hi.nrii pbvIbw nner to deal with the surface of Canadian J life. The accusacy of some of them ; might well be challenged, but even , if they are all true they would hard- ly prove that Canada Is a vassal of, the United States or Is likely to be- come a vassal. That matter was decided In the Reciprocity Cam-1 . . . . paign of 1811, ana no oDservani Canadian can daubt that there is less sentiment for v closer connec- .in with the United States than ' .i. .... . ilia viivi V na ivii m dw j . .u0.,ulB .u.t w .UUu.u BUUM1 Allierii-iiu L'UBIUIII, nuu it equally inevitable that we should have less admiration for some other American customs, knowing them better than 'any other people. The Great War has not had the effect of drawing us more closely to our neighbors, because of the spirit of i)o-Cermanism displayed by so many Americans before the United t'tutes entered the struggle and be cause of the anti-British campaign that has been carried on by Inflnen- ttfil American newspapers since then. Canada never before regard ed tbe United States with so much humorous shrewdness as she does today. She wants to be tbe best of friends and neighbors, but she has no Idea whatever of seeking a closer Intimacy. jha Hartford Herald $1.60 the year THE UNIVERSAL CAR GENUINE FORD SERVICE AND PARTS Insist on genuine Ford parts for your Ford car. Mall order houses, stores and many garages sell imitation -counterfeit parts which have not the quality of tbe genuineFord parts, but the Authoriz ed Ford Dealers as well as the Authorized Sales and Service Dealers sell only the genuine Ford-made Ford parts. You are safe with them, while your car'.ls mighty unsafe If repaired with imitation parts. The real Ford parts are made from the same properly heattreated steel aa their counter-parta in the Ford car. Every part is heat-treated accord ing to Ha use. Depending upon the service they perform, Ford parta are tempered to Insure the longest life. Tested after almost every operation while being manufactured, these parts present a vast differ ence from those not manufactured under Ford supervision. Counter feit parts range from thirty to seventy-five per cent below the quality of the Ford standard. Don't take chances demand Ford parts, they're safer. Bring your Ford to us and thus make "assurance doubly sure." If you want a Ford car, truck or Fordson tractor, leave your order without delay, as now we can make fairly prompt delivery Touring Cars, Coupes, Sedans, Runabouts, Trucks and Fordson Tractors. Why not drop in and talk over your wants? BEAVER DAM AUTO CO. BEAVER DAM. KY. SULPHUR SPRINGS Rev. Harper, of Hartford, preach ed a good sermon at the Jingo school house last Saturday to a class organized by Rev. Landrum at the close of his meeting which was the most successful ever held in that section. Having good tobacco season and growers are rushing to get their tobacco off before the rush of spring work comes on them. There is no talk of sowing plant beds and the usual number of winter crop of to bacco are not being raised and It is to be hoped that it will be tbe same with summer crops, but you never can tell. Mr. Rado Miller in getting over a fence while the recent aleet was on slipped and fell and fractured three 'lb, He ,ettln, on M welI M couii be expected. .Martin, Hartford. Mrs. Jennie Day, who has been I Trustee Jury Fund CaL P4 ay,ng wlth her daugnter, Mrs. Al-iKeown' Hartford. Ta Blacklock. at Select, for several' lat Monday In March 12 days v.. ,.,,i i. ' SOLDIER BONUS BILL IS PASSED BY OHIO HOUSE Columbus, O., Feb. - 12. By a TOte of 111 to 0. the lower House of tne Legislature adopted the sol- ulers oonus resolution, wnicn ai- j ready had been adopted by the Sen-, ate- The resolution' provide for! aubmfsslon of a bond issue to the vo,ers next November to raise mon - to Dav bonuses to Ohio soldiers ln the World War WANTED Men or Women to take order amon ,rlend(l and neighbors ror tne genuine guaranteed hosiery, ,lne for men women and children. 1 Eliminates darnins. Wa na v 7 Kn en J - "."' hour spare time, or $36.00 a week for "me' "penence unnecessary, Write International Stocking Mills, Norristown. Pa. 2-10t e m Th9 Hartford Herald $1.50 tbe year Over fifty years ago a young phys ician practiced widely In Pennsylva nia and became famous for his uni form auccess in the curing of disease This was Dr. R. V. Pierce who afteri wards established himself in Buffalo, N. Y, and placed bis "Golden Med ical Discovery," ln the drug stores of Its United States. When you feel run-down, out of sorts, blue and de spondent try the energizing influence of Colden Medical Discovery in tablet or liquid form. Nearly a million t;tUej were sold last ycr. DC u n How's This? We ofTer One Hundred Dollars Reward or any cat of Catarrh that cannot be cured by Hall's Catarrh Medicine. Kail's Catarrh-Medicine has been taken by catarrh sufferers for the past thlrty flve yean, and has become known aa the most reliable remedy for Catarrh. Hall's Catarrh Medicine acts thru the Blood on the Mucous surfaces, expelling the Pol n from the Blood and healing the dis eased portions. After you have taken Hall's Catarrh Medlrlne for m. ehort time you will see a. great Improvement in your general health. Start taking Hall's Catarrh M cine at once and ret rid of catarrh. Bed rra lor teitunomaie. iree. w. j FheneT A CO.. Toledo. Ohio. old by all vruggurta, ioc COVKt DIRECTORY Judge R. W. Slack, Owenaboroi .Com'th. Attorney C. E. Smith t HwtIordl Clerk A. C. Porter, HartlorO. Master Commissioner Otto C . m m, uu vim 1st Monday In May 12 days Slvil. lat. Monday in July 11 days t Com'th. and Civil. Srd. Monday In September 1 days Civil. 4th. Monday In November 1$ days Com'th. and Civil. County Court Meets first Monday ln'each month) Judge Mack Cook. County Att'y A. D. Kirk. Clerk W. C. Blankenship. Sheriff 8. A. Bratcher. j Superintendent E. S. Howard. ; Jailor Worth Tichenor. Assessor n. e. Ward. J Surveyor C. S. Mpxley. 4" coroner e. p. Rodger. Fiscal Court Meets Tuesday after first Monday I in January. Anril and OctnW j i,t. DlstrictEd Shown, Hart ford, Route 8. 2nd. District Sam L. Stereo, I Bearer Dam. ; Srd. District Q. B. Brown Sim. , mons. 4th. District O. . tertown. W. Rowe, Cen ' 1 p. Daugherty, 6th. District W. Batzetown. 6th. District W, dee. S. Dean, Dun- 7th. District B. F. Rice. Forde--Mle. 8th. District B. C. Rhoadeav "rtford, Route S. Hartord Mayor J. E. Bean. Clerk J. A. Howard. Police Judge C. M. Crowe. Marshal B. P. Casebter. "7 r Beaver Dam , J Ch'm'n. Board R. P. Likens. " Sec'y. Pro-Tem D. B. Rhoads. Treas. R. H. Taylor. " Marshal J. O. Embry. ' T Police Judge J. M. Porter. Rockport Ch'm'n. Board James Wilson llson. ' . erton. A Clerk Rushing Hunt, Police Judge S. L. Fulke Marshal Will Langtord. ' Fordsvilie 7 Ch'm'n. Board W. R. Jones. ' Clerk Olla Cobb. Police Judge C. P. Kesslnger. ' Marshal Burden.