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(Contributed) An excerpt of a sermon deliv ered by Rev. E. B. Dames, Sun day, April 20th: "I feel like saying that the newspaper is an American prod uct I know of no papers any where that reflect life as faith fully, that speak with as much authority, that represent the en terprise of the day so fully as those published In our own land. Our cosmopolitan editors were and are great men. From the days of Horace Greeley to the present the number of eat edi tors has increased with the mul tiplication of papers. While the nation does not depend now as in earlier days upon the word of Dana or Whitelaw Reid, still the favorite paper does much to mould public opinion, and behind the opinion is the editor. A great paper means a great man as sure ly as Friday's footprint in the sand meant a man to Robinson Crusoe. "The newspaper is powerful be cause it reaches many people. The responsibility of an editor is therefore very great A bad editor is a menace to the whole people, and because of that fact vigilant eyes are upon every editor on whom rests a suspicion of corrup tion. The newspaper goes into almost every nome, ana tne pro vision is a wise one which guards the printed page. "On the other hand, the clean journal is a powerful agency for good. It is about all the reading that a great many of our citizens have. It is both book and maga zine. The laboring man is con tent to read the daily paper at the close of his daily toil, and if he does that he does well. In thousands of instances the news paper is the only library that the home possesses. It has its chron icles of crime, its religious items, its political news, its social chit chat and if the paper is a cosmo politan.. -there, are - tooresented within its pages about every form THE SPIRELLA! Its the best fitting Corset on the mar ket MRS. S. A. DEATHERAGE Phone No. 560146 7th Ave. FOR ANYTHING IN FLOWERS CALL THE RICHMOND GREEN HOUSE Cut Flowers, Bulbs, and Flowering Plants always on hand. n-tf PHONE 188 of activity with which the world has to do. It can tell us what is being done at Berlin as well as at Washington. 'The newspaper ought to be a photograph of its times. Nothing human should be beyond the reach of its interest It should tell us of things as they are, even if they contravene our views or our interests. The facts should not be colored by our prejudices. And this is much more difficult to do than would seem at first sight. "It should also be a leader in every community. It ought to have a well defined policy and stick to it, a policy that should be carried out even at times at a sacrifice. It should stand for the observance of law, for the promo tion of every good cause, for the protection of the helpless, and for the cause of honest and economi cal government Now we do not forget the business side of jour nalism; there must be subscribers and profits. But we believe that a lofty purpose is not incompati ble with revenue. The fact is that editors and preachers alike fear the rebuke of. the wicked much oftener than they seek the approval of the just We take counsel of the ledger when we should take courage from an ap proving conscience. And the cause of every newspaper would be helped if those who believe in its course and in its editor would say so to him. Evil, let us re member, is aggressive; goodness is likely to be silent and to ap plaud in wh.ispers. One is likely to visit condemnation upon us with the aid of a club; the other by a wise nod of the head indi cates its approval.' But there should be no truckling to the powers of evil for the sake of profit The editor who does that is not fit to be an editor. Every editor should have much grace and much grit if he would be the kind of editor whose paper will come to be regarded as an insti tution and not an echo. '.'.. Because the newspaper is the voice of the community, it should have the co-operation of all citi zens, and the editor should have a large amount of sympathy in his work. We say sympathy be cause every man thinks he could furnish a better paper than the one that we read. But the work of an editor is not an easy one. We are not tolerant with the edi tor's criticisms of us or our town. Some times the preachers think he is a little hard on them, while the politician believes that the editor who does not stand by him in all his doings is not loyal to the party. If some one's name is left out of a happening that should be in, and a name put in that should have been left out, or if an error is made in recording the name of our guest, there's bound to be a row. For our part we have never known an editor WE HANDLE ALL KINDS OF Field and Garden Seeds J Chicken Feeds and Grits STAPLE AND FANCY CROCERIES D. B. McKINNEY who was not willing to serve the community faithfully in -such matters. He tries to speak for the largest number, and for the cause which he believes to be right He tries to avoid partiali ty, and to do justice to all. But as he is human, he is certain to make errors now and then, and for that reason every good man should be a sympathetic friend. Editors like the rest of us want to go through the world doing as much good as they can, and they would do more, if they had a closer co-operation. "If an editor stirs his readers up now and then by a criticism, think of what he might have said, had he been disposed. While we condemn him at times for what he prints, we seldom praise him for what he didn't print There are times when we are all silent when we should speak, but there are times when the editor's si lence is pure gold. "A preacher ought to have an annual sermon in praise of the press. There is much that it ought to do that it does not do, and because of that fact it is closely related to the pulpit. But it does so much of good that we cannot think of our world with out its influence any more than we can think of our world with out a sun. A great religious weekly in New York ran a de partment headed "The Bible and the Newspaper." What a com pliment that was. To put the ancient book and the modern newspaper side by side, the one speaking in the language of the past, the other the message of the present One telling how God spake to the Hebrew, the other telling how He speaks to the world. One telling what He did, the other telling what He is do ing. The one recording His in terest in His chosen people, the other of His interest in all peo ples. The one telling us of the Kingdom that was to come, the other of the Kingdom that is coming every day. So, " for ,my part, I look upon a wise and con scientious editor as a prophet of, the later time, a herald of a better, day. He is really preacher, poet, and philanthropist all in one." Transylvania Defeated By Easternites Last week, on Normal Athletic field, the fast Transylvania ball team went down to defeat by the invincible Easternites who are playing such excellent ball this season. Thomas officiated at the slab for Eastern and the Transyl vania sluggers were at his mercy throughout out game. Things went smoothly until the fourth inning, when Ginter walk ed, and went to second on Broad dus sacrifice. Joel Park walked, Thomas sacrificed, bringing Gin ter home for the first score. In the same inning Joel Park scored on past ball to catcher. In the fifth, Lykens, for Tran sylvania, scored their first run by a home run to left field. Am burgey, for Eastern, hit for two bags and scored on single by G. B. Shepard. In the sixth, Joel Park hit a liner to center field for a home run. Curt Park hit for three bass but died on third when Amburgey was called out on account of be ing hit by batted ball. This com pleted the scoring for Eastern, and Transylvania was able to an nex one more run in the eighth by two clean hits. In the seventh inning, Eastern sluggers drove Biser from the slab and Lail was substituted. LINE UP Eastern Transylvania Sheparh, G. B 3b Boardman Ginter m McCarty r i . . Droauaus c Hume Park, Joel sb Hunter Shepard, W cf Lykens Park, C fb Young Amburgey If Tinsley Cobb rf Barnes Thomas p Biser, Lail Hits-Off Thomas, 6; off Biser, 8; off Lail, 1. Home runs Joel Park. Three base hits C. Park, Hunter, Lykens. Two base hits Ginter, Amburgey. Singles W. Shepard, G. B. Shepard, Cobb, Boardman, McCarthy, Barnes, Lail. Errors G. B. Shepard, C. Park, Lykens, Hume. Struck out by Thomas, 6; by Bfser, 3; by Lail, 3. Boy On Trial At the trial of Clarence Arnett in Mt Sterling Wednesday the Commonwealth made rapid prog ress. The boy, a mere child, is charged with stabbing Lee Pat rick to death at Salyersville last Septemper. Testimony to show that Augus tus Arnett, father of the accused boy, and Patrick had had a quar rel on the morning of the killing, and that Ernest Arnett brother of Clarence, who was indicted with him, attacked Patrick after ward, forcing him into a pool room, was introduced. It also was claimed that while Ernest Arnett held Patrick, Clarence reached over his brother's shoul der and stabbed Patrick to death. A pocket knife, with which it is alleged the killing was done, was shown. Self-defense is the plea of the defense. Postmasters Examination . , There will be an examination held at Richmond, Ky., for the appointment of a fourth-class postmaster at Paint Lick, on the 10th day of May, 1913. Only One Dollar Judge Benton Doing Good Work Two Phones 35 and 42 WEST MAIN ST. For any kind of Skin Troubles try ZEMO, ZEMOTONE AND ZEMO SOAP PERRY'S THE "REXALL" STORE Agent for Saturday Evening Putt and Tht Ladle' Hum Journal 4 Judge James M. Benton who at one time taught school in this county and who has many warm friends and admirers here.is com ing in for a great deal of very just praise for the able manner in which he is administering justice in his judicial district Judge Allie W. Young in a recent interview in Louisville ascribes to Judge Benton the credit for the cleaning up of "bloody Breathitt" and says that the wheels of jus tice set in motion by Judge Benton was the means of mak ing the enforcement of law and order possible in that feud ridden county, and instilling into the hearts of the people the re spect for the court and its man dates. Record. oo Wi arc looking (or new business and want you to try us when In need o good goods. Covington, Thorp & Co. 11 tf When you came into the world a paper heralded the fact. It told of your entry into school, printed your name on the honor roll, and mentioned all your birthday parties. It applauded your graduation from high school, started you to college, and men tioned your first job. It an nounced your marriage as "the culmination of a happy romance" also told of the advent of your first born. It told of the visits of your ma and pa, sympathized with you in your sorrow, laughed with you in your joy and when you die, it will do its best to lift you through the pearly gates. Now think of it, only one dollar a year, and some of you owe us that Think of it! Ex. L. & N. Time Table! South Hound No. 31 Cincinnati to Atlanta, arrives and departs (midnight), 12:10 a. m. No. 71 Richmond to Stanford, departs 6:45 a. m. No. 1 Louisville to Beattyville, arrives 12:10 p. m departs 12:15 p. m. No. 37 Cincinnati to Knoxville, arrives 11:42 a. m., departs 12:12 p. m. No. 33 Cincinnati to Jacksonville, arrives and departs 11:31 a. m. No. 27- Richmond to Louisville via. Row land, departs 1:00 p. m. No. 3-Loulsville to Beattyville, arrives i 6:45 p. m.f departs 7:35 p. m. No. 9- Cincinnati and Maysville to Stan ford, arrives 7:31, departs 7-35 p. m. North Hound No. 34 Atlanta to Cincinnati, arrives and departs 4:11 a. m. No. 10 Stanford to Cincinnati and Mays ville, arrives 620 a. m departs 6:25 a. m. No. 2 Beattyville to Louisville, arrives 7:15 a. m., departs 7:20 a. m. No. 28 Louisville to Richmond via. Row land, arrives 12:05 p. m. No. 38 Knoxville to Cincinnati, arrives 135 p. m., departs 2:00 p. m. No. 70 Stanford to Richmond, arrives 230 p. m. No. 4 Beattyville to Louisville, arrives 1:35 p. m departs 1:40 p. m. No. 32 Jacksonville to Cincinnati, arrives and departs 5:07. Nos. 31. 37, 33, 27, 34, 28, 38, 32 are daily trains. Nos. 71. 1, 3, 9, 10, 2, 70, 4. daily ex cept Sunday. II ItltllHICS LIU RICHMOND. KY A Training School for Teachers ni L.irv fish ,r YtlH la 11 Pahll. vmnm na via CNrwi TnlilM 9rm t if IfttMfcml. Mvmtntallnltlni atl'llnt frmiiMUa). Mmiis . . rifiTr tort lnhrt. Hmm4 Trm Hiwm Thtrt Trm Jmmmrt rt Wxmrth T-rm April 1, MmI Ju U T. 0. 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