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I. , RICHMOND j KENTUCKY, TUESDAY, DECEMBER 23, 1913. NUMBER 51. KENTUCKY Is In the Middle of a Bad Fix Financially. OWES THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT. Kentucky is in the middle of a very, very bad fix, .financially. In addition to the two and one half million debt shown by its own books, it owes the Federal Governmeut over one million dollars. . In 1835 the Federal Govern ment distributed . among the states many million dollars on the promise of the states to repay it. But Kentucky and some other states have forgotten to fin r Now the Government is remind ing them that oav dav has come. If it demands interest on its debt the claim will amount to nearly six millions. Several years ago Kentuckv demanded of and was paid an old debt bv the Federal Govern ment It was., barred by limita tion but was paid all the same. Will Kentucky do like wise? Here is a statement of our debt: The condition of the State Treasury at the close of business on November 30. as reported Tuesday, follows: Sinking fund, $79,382.47: school fund, $273,434.- 77; general expenditure fund $486,- 726.96; balance in treasury, $839, 544.2(j. Outstanding warrants, November 30, $2,806,461.32. Out standing warrants, October 31, $2,453,145.83. - -oo- Death of Mr.' T. J. Berry Mr. Thos. Berry, one of our oldest and most esteemed citi zens, died at the home of his son George, in Lexington on Friday, and was buried in this city on Sjniay at noon. Just about a year ago, his excellent . .wife preceded him 4o the grave, and a more genial, kindhearted old couple have never lived in our midst. Mr. Barry-wis 83 years of ace and had spent the greater portion of his life here ? and al ways identified himself with the interests of the place. His death marks the passing of an upright Honest man, a kind ' neighbor, a devoted christian and surely has he entered into his reward. Miss Quisenberry's Recital On Fridav evening in the Aud itorium of Caldwell High School, tne public was given a very de lightful entertainment bv Miss Quisenberry's class in Music. Sel dom has it been our pleasure to hear finer rendering of difficult compositions than by some of the little folks on the programme. Tabitha Cobb, possibly eleven years pf age, played Largo (Han del) and Sonata op. 49 (Beetho ven) in a manner really surpris ing. Misses Dorothy and Louise Terrill were amo"hg the youngest in the class and both acquitted themselves beautifully. Miss Christine Sandlin, Miss Rose Pearlman and Miss Eliza beth Best, the more advanced pupils, gave several numbers by Bugbee, MacDowall and Hol lander which were greatly en joyed. The. two vocal numbers by Misses Cynthia Davison and Car rie Allman were loyely and gave ; promise of greater things here after; both voices were unusually sweet and clear- And now the1 Orchestra, pos sibly we Jiave saved the. best for the last; for indeed, no city, of this size can boast of better music than was heard on Friday evening: Violinist, Joe Guin chidiani: Cornetist. Chas. . Stani- fer, Drums, Nelson . Elder and Frank Devore and Miss Quisen berry, Pianist -Those who have heard the latter, know the beauty of her playing, her technique is faultless, her tone charmingly poetic v . Summing up the entertainment as a whole, it was a success, and we tender our congratulations to Miss Quisenberry. V GREETINGS At the close of a year of toil, worry and strife, we are at the threshold of a day , of sweet peace. We feel its sacred, influence coming over us like a benediction. The spirit of Christmas' has entered ; our souls, transforming us into creatures of love and sympathy. v The sordid feeling of hate that clouded our lives has been dispelled by the irradiation of Santa Claus sunshine. May the animosities of the year die with it and may every soul be touched and rekindled with a boundless love cementing us in one great family. We wish you one and all a Merry Christmas and a very happy New Tear. . William Remington Dead CURRENCY BILL Paris, Ky- Dec. 16. The vener able B." F. Remington, who was stricken with paralysis last Wed nesday, died at his home here in his eifihtv-fourth vear. The fun eral services will be held at- the residence on Houston street no PANIC PREDICTED. Thursday afternoon at 2:30 o clock Will Become a Law When President Wilson Signs Same. ' GREEN C. ICQ, Called to His Reward Mon day Night at Ten O'clock. A VERY RICH MAN. Mrs. Collins Coy Dead After an illness of four years, Mrs. Florence Cov. wife of Col lins Coy died last Thursday even ine at seven o'clock. She had been a sufferer for many years, all of which she bore with much fortitude. She was 51 years old, and was a daughter of John S. " ' ; ; I Long. She was the: first of a Green C. Igo, a prominent : farnily 0f eleven children to an farmer living on the L2ingtoni er ... summon, Sh was a Rev. J. T. Sharrard, of the Chris tian Church, officiating. Mr. Remington is survived by the following children: William Remington, former ed itor of the Paris Democrat; Frank Remington a job printer of Paris; Ed. Remington, manager of the Douglas shoe house in St. Louis; Frazer Remington, of San Diego, Cal., Mrs. J. P. Mann and Mrs. William Howard, of Richmond; Mrs. Alice Fisher, of Carlisle, and Mrs. Mamie Parrish, of Hamilton College, Lexington." : Mr. Remington was well known here where he had many friends. Mrs. Mann and Mrs. , Howard The Currency Bill has passed both houses of Congress, but the Senate differed slightly from the house bill, and has been in con ference. Jt has been practically agreed on by the conferees of both houses, and it is expected to become a law and to,be signed by the President to day. -oo- What's the Matter with Mad- ison? The Sun, in its Monday issue, reprinted an article from the Richmond Register, compliment ing the County Judges of Jessa mine, Clark and Fayette counties. havethe sympathy of their numer-.The Register's article stated that ous friends here. -oo- pike, died last night at about -10 ; p'clock. He vvas about 60. years old. He was born and raised in Xfarlisnn countv and lived here woman very charitably inclined, P0ST0FFICE Should Control Telephone Service Says Congress . man Lewis. Congressman Lewis makes the statement that the telephone lines and was always willing to nelp j n the United States can be pur thp npprfv and nurse the sick. ! rhxzoA' fnr $Q00 000 000. He is j She was very modest in all of her f the author of the bill looking to ' . . . . . . . -oo- KILLED While Crossing the Tracks of the L. & N. Near Perry Station. -oo- Death of Little Mary Kather- ine Turpin Little Mary Katherine Turpin, the six yeair old daughter of -Mr. and Mrs. Thos. C. lurpm, died nn Tuesday of Diphtheria, and was buried Wednesday in the Richmond Cemetery. The child had been sick only three days and her death came as a great hnck to her devoted parents. The hearts of all go out in sym pathy to them. While attempting to cross the L."&. N. Railroad track in a bug gy near Perry Station in Jessa mine county, Alexander Hunter and his sister Belle were-run down by the train. Hunter was killed and his sister badly injured, I The train rounded a ! curve, and although the whistle was sound ed several times, the occupants of the vehicle did not hear it, and the engineer was unable to stop his train and prevent the accident -oo- New Judicial District the purchase , of the telephone and telegraph utilities and put ting them in the hands of the postoffice department -co- Corn and Tomato Champions The winners in the corn and tobacco contest for the champion- , " . . j wjl it VV CIO Vtljl 111UUWI ill Uil liwi until about twenty years of age. . tastes and requested that her T . I 1 L . I- . .inl 4-- ! . ....... Leaving ims couiuy ne j iuneral be very . simple. - wmie Texas where he was the mana: she wks a great lover of flowers ger of a large ranch, owned by ; se asked that none be placed on Walker, Igo & Watts; a few years i her grave; She leaves a husband, ago this partnership ;was d ; Squire Collins Coy andonedaugh- solved and Mr. igo went to , iNew ter Mrs. Smith. Hagan, of White Mexico, aim was in yaiiucion.HiHaH; she leaves several brothers With T Stnnp Wnlkfr ' formerly ? j 'i.. . u V 4 W A J w " 7 T - '! I VUf l I I KI I I I I VA III t ill' fl.. I . . a.binker of thisplace:; TM pafpl - . ed p. a(temoon at tKrSlfM 9F.ebe.en an"oun5ed nership did not continue " vy 0dock in the Richmond Ceme- rot f red Mutcner ot uex.ng- ion.- . l lie luni yiiamijujn 13 . Arthur Cook, age 14 of Owens borough; on one acre of ground he' raised 131 bushels and one Deck at ' 17 cents per bushel. Young Cook will receive ,$2.00 a bushel from the State Depart ment ot Agriculture and also special prizes. 1 ' : Betty C. Davis, 16 years of age, from Henderson is tne to mato champion, having made a , net prom 01 on one tenth of an acre of tomatoes. The , total amount received for her crop was $187.60. Hats off to these young tillers of the soil! ; - Tessamine countv is in the best - - m financial condition of any county in the state. Judge Evans informs The Sun that Jessamine county has no surplus, while Clark county has a surplus of $100,000. Jessamine is'also running on a 50 cent tax rate, while Clark county's rate is 40 cents. All of which goes to show that Clark county always is right up at the top in the good things and generally a little bit ahead. And as for Judge Evans, there isn't a better County Judge in all Kentucky Winchester Sun. -00- I T W V-IWV,IV 11 UK IUUUIIUHU WI1IV long but was dissolved and. Mr. rtery, ancl ner numerous ; friends igu leiuineu iu i-iauioyii twum, extend sympathy to tne Dereaved and bought the large farms of : famiiy ; .;: Lhelbv and David Irvine on' the - Lexington pike. v - Mr. Igo had amassed a consid erable fortune, and: his friends say 'that he is worth probably S250.000. He was a ; bachelor- r : 1 He left surviving him two broth ers.. Alex and Richard Igo,' : of this county and a sister, Mrs. Dr. G. G. Perry, of Stanford. Ky., . BRADLEY -00- Doctors Meet Against the Law - Proposed to Carry. Into Effect the 17th Amendment, . ' ine inauibon uuiny i'ieunaij Accrv-5atinr mpt in thp .naHnus t . Senator Bradley spoke in the Senate this week against the bill which-is designed to . put into effect the 17th amendment to the constitution. ' The bill he "claims spacious violates the amendment voted on -00- Re-elected Health Officer . 1 Dr. C. J. ates was re-elected Health Officer on last Friday af ternoon at the meeting of the Board of Health of this city. Drl Bales has served in this capacity for many'years and no better selection could have been made. We congratulate the Doc tor. : - ; - ' The Franklin County Bar Asso ciation is discussing the question of reducing the size of the Frank lin-Woodford-Bourbon-Scott , Ju dicial district. The plan most generally suggested is to place Uranlflin'-.an'H Woodford into a X A IU - - new district and attach Scott to the Fifthteenth district, now com posed of Owen, Boone, Carroll, Gallatin and Grant counties, and attach Bourbon to- the .Twenty fifth district, now composed of Clark, Powell, Madison and Jess amine counties. offices of Dr. M. Dunn on the 19th. Not all of the members were present, and those who were ab sent, missed a very fine paper which was read by Dr. Dunn on the subject of ''Diagnosis and Treatment of Dyphtheria". After the reading of this paper an elec tion was held for the offices for the ensuing year, and DrC Dunn was elected as President, Dr. Scudder, Secretary, and Dr. W. K. Price, Vice, president After the routine business of the meeting was: over, the doctors enjoyed themselves in social converse for an hour, and then adjourned to meet again January 8th, 194. by the people, in that it .provides for the direct - election of : Sena tors to fill vacancies. The amend ment voted on gave the - power to fill vacancies to the governors of the "states. -00- -00- -00- Reversed The case of Gott vs. the Berea College, from Madison county, has been affirmed in the Ken tucky Court of Appeals. (We will review this case edi torially in a subsequent issue.) Plans College Merger ; President R. H. Crossfield, of Transylvania University, is at Hopkinsville to close -the! details of the agreement under which McClean College is to be merged with the local ' institution. Presi dent : A. C. ' Kuykendaii, 01 inc Clean College, is to be glven a a prof essorship in the University. -00- -00- -00- Editors Meet The Kentucky Press Associa tion meets in Lexington, Decern ber 29 and 30. Robert Alphonso Taft,sonof former President WilliamHov, ird Taft, who was one of the ,'nints awarded cer- f iflrates to practice iuw m , awaythe highest tors jauhe State Bar examination. Who? A Winchester politician is out in a card saying he has quit the political ' game. The Fleming Gazette wants to know if it hasn't really quit him? Many are those who quit the game when they call no longer succeed in holding office, but few there are who quit so long as they can hold a fat, juicy one. Christmas Trees and - Exer '.. cises M Y'xrsi Christian Church, Tuesday afternoon at 3 o'clock, for Primary Department. . '. For adult classes, 7 o clock: First Presbyterian, Tuesday night; Second Presbyterian, Wed nesday night; Methodist Exer cises, Wednesday night. Tram Wrecks Wear rord on ' v' L.&N. -oo- Jaclc Johnson was pelted with a great variety of stale vegetables after his defeat by the . Scotch wrestler. lemmv Esson.; ; Essori won an easy victory over the ne gro pugilist at catch-as-catch-can. There was a disastrous wreck - - W T -m on tne U i in. Kauroaa near Ford this week, ; between two freight trains. No one was m- j i jured, but traffic was delayed several hours until the track could be repaired and cleared.. -oo- Mr. L." P. Evans Enters Insur ance Business A Big Deal One of the largest real estate deals ever consummated in Cen tral ; Kentucky "was closed last week when Senator J. W. Bailey, of Texas, sold to Mr. U. G. Saun ders, of Flemingsburg, his ""Fair land" Stock Farm, located on the Versailles pike about four miles from Lexington. . The Bailey, farm contains about 408 acres and is one of the most complete and up-to-date stock farms in Central Kentucky, as Senator Bailey has spent a fortune in improvements since he bought it. The land is some of the most valuable around Lexing ton, being located on the Ver sailles interurban line, and model roads have been built all through the property. The price was not made public, although it is said to be a large one. oo . .' v . . - v .' Gets Good Sum Mr. L. P. Evans has resigned his position with the State Bank & Trust Co., and will, after Jan uary 1, be associated with Mr. D. H. Breck in the insurance busi- m. , 1 ness. " 1 he bank s loss win oe the -Insurance Company's gain, for Mr. Evans is a capable, wide awake business man, and with Mr. Breck's long experience in this field, we predict the two will "make things hum. -oo- Burned to Death .Dorothy May Fields, three year old daughter otr Mr and MrS. Reuben Fields, of Jessamine county, was burned to death last Monday. Her mother had gone to visit a sick neighbor, and left her with two older children in the 'house, the oldest being about nine years of age. The girl lived about four hours before death ended her sufferings. After many years of waiting the Madison Female Institute, of Richmond, whose building was used during the war for Federal prisoners, was reimbursed this week in the sum . of $6,500. The claim has been filed for a long time. Democrat oo- i - The Way Of It Snmp women are born beauti ful and others have beauty thrust IIIHIIl I lirill 1IV lilt SULILLV 1 LJJk who writes up the wedding. ' ; oo Paralyzed . Mrs. Mary Burgin is suffering from a stroke of paralysis. She was taken ill Sunday while re turning from church. -oo- -oo- A bronze tablet .to Jeffersou Davis has been placed in the wall of the Federal Building at Rich mond, Va., with the 'consent of National Government, to mark the location of Davis's offices as president of the. Confederate States of America. i The anniversary of the birth of Robert E. Lee and Stonewall Jackson will be jointly celebrated at Lexingtan on February 21. An elaborate programme has been prepared by the Lexington Chap ter of the Daughters of the Confed eracy. . Smallpox ; The; Black school .house has been ciosed on account of small pox. 1 ' ' ' oo Miss Mary Crurtcheri State Re gistrar of the U. D. C. will be Sponsor for Kentucky at the Reunion of the Confederate veter ans at Jacksonville, Fla.' April 29, 1914. '