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THEY WILLPLEASE YOU
Some iH-oplo that write us nay thut
they enjoy everything In tho paper.
This Is very pleasing. Hut each week
wo call attention to some special fea
ture that wo want certain jteoplo
to bo euro to read.
Tula week we have a very opior
tuno article by Prof, Montgomery on
"Storing Fruit and Vegetables," anil
another, "Sheds for Block." All our
farmer readers should look these up.
And Prof. Lewis' urllcles aro win
ning more and moro nttenllon Justly
deserved attention. Tho one lan
week on "Simon Says" Is not only
applicable to teachers but to every
one. Tho aamo thing can bo said
of Uils week's article "1 atn but ono
but I am one." This Is n call to ser
vice. Tho domestic Bclence article Is on
tho subject of "Tho Modern Kitchen."
In It many useful suggestions will
We had expected to publish three
articles this week representing tho
throo great political parties, but havo
only been ablo to crowd In one.
And this week It Is tho turn of the
Republicans, and Prof. Robertson
makes a strong plea to the Republl
can voter, showing what his vote
will mean. We think thla artlclo
ought to appeal to ieople who havo
not voted with tho Republicans. U
s worth studying.
Thcro are many kinds of love,
aa many kinds of light.
And every kind of love makes a
g'.ory In the night.
ThWe's a lovo that stirs the heart,
wrovo that gives It rest,
Hut" tho lovo that leads life up
ward U tho noblest and best.
. Henry Van Dyke.
CONTENTS OF THIS ISSUE
United States Now.
To tho Republican Voter.
Letters to Tho Citizen.
. PAGE THREE
Our Teachora Department.
Homo Courso In Domestic Sclcnco.
Sunday School Lesson.
PAGE SEVEN .
Selecting Seed Potatoes.
Tho ling loU Tvstcr.
Intensive Farm lug
Eastern Kentucky News.
Peace Between Turkey and Italy Ty.
phoon Strikes Phllllplne Islands-
Wireless Inventor Losst Eys Help
ed to Drive Napoleon From Russia1
"FROM FRYING PAN INTO FIRE"
Tho peace terms between Turkty
and Italy havo been agreed upon
and tho war is ended a war that
had but llttlo Justification. Rut
no sooner was Turkey relieved from
apprehension from further attacks
from tho Italians than she bad to
face tho combined armies of Montene
gro, Servla, IJulgarla and Greece.
Tho progress of the new war will
bo found In other columns of this
A destructive typhoon swept ov;r
tho Islands of Cebu and Lcyte of the
1'hlllpplno group, last Saturday, do
ing damage estimated at $10,000,000,
killing four hundred natives and
destroying 2.C00 bulldlnga. ,
Crops aro said to be wiped out
and the Government has dispatched
relict boats filled with food stuffs
and medical supplies.
MARCONI LOSES EYE
Marconi, tho Inventor of wire
less telegraphy, as the result of an
Injury from an automobile accident,
Sept. 25th, had his right eye remov
ed a few day ago, the optic nerve
having been affected by tho Injury.
The removal was necessary In or
der to preserve the other eye.
FOUGHT AGAINST NAPOLEON
Tho one hundredth anniversary of
tho battle of Borodino was recently
'celebrated In Russia. Napoleon was
'credited as tho victor but In reality
he was tho loser.
It developed at tho anniversary
that eight men were present who
claimed to have fought In tho bat
tle and their claims have been veri
fied. These men must be nearly, if
not quite, one hundred and twenty
It Is Just one hundred years sluce
Our war with England, but thero la
certainly no survivor of that strug
gle or his iiaino would be on our pen
sion list. The last pensioner of that
strugglo died fifteen years ago.
Peoplo seem to llvo longer lu Rus
sia than In America, notwithstanding
tho danger of Siberian exllo and tho
promiscuous throwing of bombs.
OPPORTUNITY TO VISIT NORTH
ML Tho wheat crop In tho Northwest
iu bo great thut troublo Is being x
porlenced In getting sufficient help
to throsh it. Urgent npp-'nls lave
been sont out thru tho country for
riirm hWpers. Tho difficulty arisen
from tho fact that laborers can
not bo employed tho entire year,
work being promised for from forty
to sixty days only, ThlB, however,
will gho good oppoitulty to many
who wish to visit tho Northwest, with
n prospect of locating, to nmfco their
TURN DOWN CAMPAIGN LIES
Excited people often exaggerate. And excited people often nre
taken In and deceived.
The present political campaign is working some people up into n
frenzy, though a good many are keeping unusually quiet. 11)0 frenzied
ones will start various "Scares" juat before election. Let us not be
disturbed or led to lliink wrongly of any good man who is toiling in
tho Hold of politics.
Roosevelt did some things he should not have done and we regret
his present course, but we refuse to bclievo he has become a bad man.
Wo dnre not trust the combination in which we find Woodrow
Wilson, yet no will not give up our honest admiration of the man him.
Vm. II. Taft has fnllcd to accomplish all he desired for tho pub
lic good, but he has probably established as much of permanent good
as nny recent president, and he will do much wore in his second term.
Let us keep cool and turn down campaign lies.
WHAT THE INVOICE SHOWS
A very interesting bulletin has just been issued by the State
Hoard of Health treating most largely of hook worm in Kentucky.
We havo only had time to look over the introduction but gather from
it some significant facts:
Our Vital Statistics Lnw is being called "Kentucky's big family
Hiblo" because it contains tho records of all tho births and deaths as
well as the cause of the death. It is, therefore, the invoice book of
the health of tho people of the state and its showing is not a good
In the first place, in other states where such records are kept the
annual death rate from consumption per one hundred thousand peo
plo is not above 1G0, but in Kentucky last year it was 220. That is,
one fuuerul out of every six followed n case of consumption.
Again, the death rate from typhoid fever, according to (he Cen
sus Bureau, is 23 out of every one hundred thousand, but in Kentucky
it is -15.
These ns well as hook worm, are filth and, therefore, preventable
diseases, and death from either of there causes is unnecessary. And
tho Hoard of Health wisely askB, "What aro you going to do about it?
Are you willing, now that the facts are known, to let your own family,
your neighbors, your friends or merely your fellow citizens coutinue
to die prematurely from various germs or seed diseases which you
know how to prevent ?"
But do tho people know how to prevent them? Yes, by sanita
tion, that is, cleanliness; by drinking pure water, by eating whole
some food temperately, by breathing pure air, by proper bathing, prop
er exercise, the extermination of flies and quitting the spitting habit.
It looks too easy doesn't it? Most people prefer tho patent med
icine bottle because it costs money, and demands no effort. They
enjoy briny duped.
The All Important Question.
' - tlu,--
WhUh party has kspt this envelope fliledf Kansas City Journal.
A REPUBLICAN VOTE
APPIOVES SPLENDID CHARACTER OF PRESIDENT AND EXPRESSES
LOYALTY TO PRINCIPLES OF PARTY OF NOBLE ORIGIN
Question Before Voter
As tho tlmo for election draws
near every man should dccldo for
himself how he wishes his vote to
count. May a good Providence save
our country from a voto cast In thot
lessncs8, In passion or In sentiment.
May tho returns register tho genuine
and sober choice of tho American peo
plo. Let every man ask himself.
For what will my vote couutT"
Question Before Republican Voter
For what will a Republican voUj
count as It slips from tho hand Into
tho ballot box In November? Let us
Approval of Tried Character
In tho first placo It will register a
cholco for a man who has long been
In public sarvlce; a man who has
carried every responsibility placed
mxm him with dignity, efficiency nnd
conscientiousness; a innn of extreme
modesty but nlways faithful to tho
trust imposed on him; a man accus
tomed to hear all sides of a question
and balanco tho merits, but In no
souso weak or evnslvo of an Issue; a ,
man of high attainments, of wldo ex-
perlouco In administration nnd (if
upright pu: poses; a man who has
quietly but wisely carried on our
government successfully, wo all must 1
admit; a man who la courageous In I
undertaking hnrd things and in iu
du'iug nbutw with patlonco und dig
nity; In short n safe, common senso
kind of a man In whoso hands wo
may trust tho ship of state to movo
on without venturing too hastily en
new and untried paths.
Registers Confidence in Party
In the second place a Republican
voto will ctand for confidence in a
pay whicli has for moro than a
quarter of a century, with intervals
of Intermission, served the peoplo In
carrying on the government. Wo havo
no reverential awo for a party as
such. It Is only the people's agent.
But when It dooo tho work well we
aro Justlflod In a feeling of confidence
and trust. Political parties aro not
easily made nnd unmade. They come
Into being for a reason and they con
tinue if they havo that In them which
Justifies their existence.
Party of Noble Origin
Tho Republican party was remark
ablo in its origin. Its long tenure of
offlco has been duo to tho elements
that Joined to mako It. Whatever of
good thero was In tho old Whig party,
tho party of Washington, and Hamil
ton went into It. To this is duo its
leaning toward strong government,
on a national basis, its zcnl for
American .Interests In world com
petitions. Whatever of good thcro
was lu the Democracy of Jufforson
and Jackson went Into It, for we
must not forget that a largo
part of tho progressive democracy
was carried into tho Republican .par
ty In tho days of tho war blomllng
tho best of tho Democratic nnd tho
Whig. Into tho Republican party
wont the zeal and tho tiro of the
Continued on page fihe
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CH R I SMAN'S
"THE FURNITURE MAN"
COL, ROOSEVELT REACHES HOME
Stood the Journey well. Hopes to
get back into Campaign.
Oyster Bay, N. V., Oct. 22, 1012.
Ex-President Roosevelt reached
home this morning at 'J: 30, not pass
ing through Oytser Ray, however, In
order to avoid tho excitement of a
demonstration being prepared by
friends In his home. town.
'I am feeling Just fine," said !Mr.
Roosevelt, addressing a small crowd
that gathered to greet hliii at Saga
The President's train left Chicago,
Monday morning, the trip being
made without apparent Injury to the
distinguished patient. He was In bed
most of the tlmo but busy reading or
dictating to his stenographers.
At various places enroute large
crowds assembled at stations and In
silence viewed his train.
The Doctor's bulletin, issued after
his arrival at Sagamore Hill, states
that he Is in excellent condition.
He will probably be able to make
a few more speeches before the
UNITED STATES NEWS
Death oT Senator Heyburn Treas
urer Bliss Used as a Scape Goat
Desertions from the Mooters Red
Sox Defeat the Giants Degrading
SENATOR HEYBURN DIES
Senator Weldon D. Heyburn of
Idaho died In his apartments nt
Washington last Thursday. He had
not been well since last March, when
he collapsed after delivering a speech
In tho Senate on the Arbitration Treaties.
Senator Heyburn made hlmeslf con
spicuous by his bitterness toward the
South, and bis denunciation ef
Southern war leaders.
DLISS BEARS THE BLAME
In tho investigation of the 1901
Presidential Campaign funds before
Continued on page Ave
IN OURJWN STATE
Beverldge Speaks for the Colonel
Wreck on the I. C Deatonc to be
Tried at Winchester Lincoln Insti
tute Dedicated Great Religious
BEVERIDGE REPRESENTS THE
Former United States Senator, Al
bert J. Boveridgo, Bull Jlcoso candi
date for Governor of Indiana, repre
sented Col. Roosevelt at Louisville
lost Wednesday night.
Mr. Roosevelt was scheduled for
a speech at tho big rally at Phoenix
Hill but was not able to attend ow
ing to tho wound he received from
the would be assassin In Milwaukee,
the Monday night, previous.
Mr. Beverldge brought a messago
from tho Progressive candidate which
he read at the beginning of his
spech. A largo audience greeted him
and was captivated by his elo
quence. His slogan was a clauso from
Wr. Roosevelt's messago, "Not a
man but a cause; not a personal
ity but a principle." With these sen
tences as a kind of text he attempt
ed to show that tho Progressive Party
Is not a personal one man fight as
the opponents of the party claim, but
a fight for a principle.
A broken rail caused a serious
wreck on the Illinois Central Rail
road near Hopklnsvllle, Sunday. It
lo reported that fifty persons were.
seriously injured though no one kilt
ed, and the entire one hundred and
eighty-one passengers badly shaken
up. The train was a special carrying
Woodmen of the World to attend a
CHANGE OF VENUE
The Deatons and other defendants,
charged with tho assassination of
former Shrelff Callahan of Breathitt
County, will not be tried at Jackson,
Ky., a change of venue to Clark
County hnvlns been granted. A mo
tion to grant ball was not allowed.
Continued on page five
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