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PRINTING rmsT class work GIts Ttila Office Yoar Next Order. WE DO PRINTING FIKT CUSS WORK. OIt This Office Tor Nest Order. wmai Ihsi American VOLUME XXXII. NO. 19. LOUISVILLE, SATURDAY, MAY 16, 1914. PRICE FIVE CENTS. EE HOME RULE. Itlll Making Unbroken Pro grese and Nearer the Statute Book. Final Stages of Irish Measure to He Rushed by Asqulth Ministry. Will Pas House of Common Next Week and Ileoome the Law, ORANGE DEMANDS IMPOSSIBLE Turning to the eternal Irish ques tion. It is going through another of Its many phases this week, cables Hon. T. P. O'Connor, M. P. The drama does not unfold itself on the public stage, but In private rooms where the leaders of the different parties hold informal and friendly conversations. Mr. Asqulth has of course met Mr. Redmond, and Indeed is always In frank and closo touch with him; but there has been no meeting between Redmond and Car son, though they may come together at some later date. Nor has there been any dlucuLblon of Ulster as yet. Up to the present the one thing discussed is the form of procedure during the remaining stages of the home rule bill. Partly by pressure of friends of the bill and partly by pressure of Its enemies, the situation happily has crystallzed into a com men agreement that the present bill should proceed without any attempt to change It, and that whatever change may come for the purpose of a general agreement should be the subject of a new amending bill. The advantage of this arrangement for the bill is that it can go through its remaining stages more rapidly, while the advantage to the Tories is that they can get the House of Lords to reject the bill on second reading and thus absolve themselves from all responsibility-for the measure. Of course under the Parliament act this rejection has no Influence on the fortunes of the bill, which prac tically will be the law of the land when It passes third reading for a third time in the House of Commons. Indeed rejection by the fiords is welcomed by Irishmen as making the 1 prosresrernwrtirnrre-aTnTr book more rapid. It Is one of the curious conditions in these closing days of the great struggle that every one of the four parties Is confronted by difficulties in Its own ranks. The Liberal Min istry has some trouble from its zealous federalists, who wish to utilize the Irish bill for pushing their pet scheme of home rule all round, but this section is small and not powerful. The British Tories are so fiercely divided that their meetings between the die-hards and the con ciliators have been characterized by furious language, and it la whispered even by an approach to physical encounters. Carson stands face to face with the Frankenstein which he has created in Ulster, and which at any moment might disowh htm if he appeared to relapse into reason and conciliation. The position of the Nationalists is healthier than that of any of the rest. What diffi culty they have Is created by others. Churchill's foolish and impulsive speech seeming to forecast further concessions to Ulster produced In some quarters in Ireland an atmos phere of misgiving - and suspicion. But this is transient, and has been largely removed by Redmond's em phatic statement that he has not been asked by Asqulth or anybody even to discuss further concessions, and Ireland continues to send him In a great stream of enthusiastic rotes in his leadership. I Another splendid factor in the situation is Asqulth's lucidity of mind and present loyalty and his quickness in absolutely realizing all the complex factors in the Irish situation. Whatever embarrassment may be created, either by indiscreet colleagues or untoward accidents, smooth themselves out as it by magic under Asqulth's soothing and loyal hand and during many hours of trial and some hours of em barrassment in this terrific fight the Premier has risen steadily to a position of absolute and complete trust in his wisdom and loyalty. What then will happen is that on Tuesday next Asqulth will carry- the guillotine resolution strictly limiting debate on the home rule bill so that there will be no opportunity during that stage of suggesting or discuss ing amendments. After a debate of two or at the most three days on third reading the bill will pass the House of Commons, probably week after next, when it practically is made law. Thus seri ous and probably friendly conversa tions will take place with a view to meeting the difficulties in Ulster. These difficulties may prove insur mountable if the Orangemen persist in demands which neither the Lib erals nor the Irishmen could possibly accept, such for instance as the ex clusion of the counties of all Ulster or even the exclusion of more than four countlee. Some Orange hot beads still demiui the exclusion of all Ulster, but the real struggle will be made te add the counties ot Fermanagh and Tyrone to the ex cluded counties. As the Nationalists have a Urge majority in these two counties such a demand Is Intol erable and unacceptable and Irish men would lose the bill rather than accept such exclusion and their at titude will be similar to anything -which la calculated to produce ex clusion of any part of Ulster per manently or indefinitely. My own Impression Is that, while beginning with impossible demands, Carson will ultimately be satisfied with much less. The passage ot the home rule bill into law will create a new and radically transformed situation. In that situation Carson must show the reasonableness of defeat and Redmond can respond with the generosity of victory. ORPHAN SOCIETY MEETING. The new Catholic Orphan Society, organized some weeks ago, has per fected Its organization by the adop tion of by-laws and the election of officers for the year 1914. This society will assist in the mainten ance of the two orphanages, St. Thomas' and St. Vincent's, and to promote this work branch societies will be soon formed In the English speaking congregations. The parish societies will be represented in the central body and will report at the monthly meetings. Committees will be soon named to look after the necessities of both homes, the move ment having the approval of Bishop O'Donaghue, who promises his help and blessing. Tomorrow afternoon at 3 o'clock there will be a public meeting In Bertrand Hall, Sixth and Oak streets, when the object and purpose of the society will be placed before those present and plans per fected for the formation of the par ish branches. The meeting is also Intended to further the arrangements for the Fourth of July picnic to be held on the grounds of St. Vincent's Asylum for the benefit of the two Institutions. As there Is a wide spread interest in the orphans a large meeting Is expected. MEMORIAL. In the death of Mrs. Bridget Mon aghan, which occurred at St. Joseph's Infirmary, the church militant suf fers a severe loss. Her family moved from Central City to this city on the Tuesday prior to her death, and became members of St. James parish. Her object In having them to move to Louisville was that she might be nearer church, so that she could at tend dally mass and be enabled to "receive more frequently her Divine Lord In holy communion. She was the mother of a large family of Irish Catholic sons and daughters, and she needs therefore no other eulogy to keep her memory. Fitting and impressive were the last obsequies, which took place In the chapel of the Infirmary on Saturday morning fol lowing her death. Solemn requiem mass was sung by Rev. Patrick M. Monaghan, son of the deceased, with Rev. A. Meyerlng, her former paBtor at Central City, as deacon; Rev. E. E. Wlllet as sub-deacon, and Rev. E. -Doaahoe as- master ..of -r-eereaaonlaa. The Right Rev. .Bishop O'Donaghue pronounced the absolution, while the choir of St. Mary Magdalene's church rendered the music. One-half the chapel was reserved for the priests and Sisters of the various communities. Even though the weather was inclement every re ligious order In the city was repre sented. Father Meyerlng delivered the funeral sermon, taking for bis text. "Well done, thou good and faithful servant." As the sermon developed Into a panegyric the speaker dwelt at length on the beau tiful life and traits of character of the deceased. He told of her humility and matronly dignity, which proved Itself In devotion to family and friends, sacrifices for Mother Church and complete submission to the Divine will in all trials and humilia tions which came to her from the chastening hand of God. A. B. K. LOUISVILLE GETS CONVENTION. Francis J. Carroll, Grand Secre tary, and William Madden, Chairman of the Board of Grand Directors of the Young Men's Institute for the Atlantic jurisdiction, visited Louis ville last Sunday and had a confer ence with Robert T. Burke, Grand President, and V. K. Ecker, Grand Director, concerning Y. M. I. matters In the Atlantic jurisdiction. It was learned that the order throughout the jurisdiction is In splendid condi tion and that a number ot councils show Increased membership since the Pittsburgh convention. Several new councils are contemplated for the near future. It is probable that the next meeting of the Board of Grand Directors will be held in Indianapolis during the month of July. Louisville will have the 1915 convention, which will bring to the city a large body of young men and many visitors. LAST OF SEASON. The last of the season's euchre and lotto series given under the aus pices of the St. Louis Bertrand's church debt and building fund will take place next Friday evening in Bertrand Hall, Sixth street, near Oak. A large and tempting lot of cakes has been secured for prizes, this feature being one of the chief elements ot success during the series just closing. The Committee ot Ar rangements representing the ladies are Mrs. John M. Brennan, Mrs. 8. J. McEUlott. Mrs. Harry Fischer, Mrs. J. C. Hood. Mrs. Mary Hack miller, Misses Faany Kennedy, Josle Godfrey, Nellie C. Flnegan, Mary R, Kelly, Annie Casey and Kathryn Baldwin. Games will begin at 1:15 o'clock. LIFE'S WORK ENDED. Mrs. Josephine Receveur, widow of Ferdinand Receveur and cne of the oldest and most esteemed residents ot Floyd county, died Friday night at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Henry Sunderbouse, at Starlight north of New Albany. She war eighty-seven years ef age. Mrs Receveur was a native of France anc" came from that country to Tloyt county in 1834. Her husband diet a number of years ago, and beslder her daughter, Mrs. Sunderbouse, shr la survived by five sons, Frank, Jo- WANTED MORE SUCKERS. Pitiful Wail From the Menace to It Dupes and Supporter, Who Are Told That More Lucre It Needed For A. P. A. Campaign. Statement Convincing Evidence That You Can't Fool All End of The Kentucky Irish American cheerfully reprints the following from the A. P. A. sheet, the Menace, as a sign of awakening on the part of many thousands' who contributed to the support of this enemy of American peace between men of all religions. The statement of Its editor plainly shows that he and his associates are going to make one more effort to grab a few dollars from the one class who believe and swallow everything they read for awhile, and from the old dyed In the wool A. P. A.'s, like the Junior Or der and Guardians of Liberty, who are flaunting' their hatred of Cath olics behind closed doors all of the year around and boasting of their patriotism everywhere except In front of a recruiting office. The ab sence of the latter class was espe cially noted at the different memorial services of the heroes of Vera Cruz when the nation paid tribute to the dead, many of whom were Immigrants and the sons of Immigrants, whom our Junior Order and Guardians of Liberty are for ever ranting against. This fact Is believed by many to be the cause ot the slipping of the Menace, but no cause is attributed In the following wall: In last week's Menace I called at tention to the fact that the circula tion of the Menace has been on the decline for the past several weeks, notwithstanding the fact that Rome has been more flagrantly violent than ever In her history. This week again it becomes my painful duty to call your attention to the fact that the gain in sub scriptions for the week (7,064) is smaller than for any week since July 12, 1913. To Bhow you just what this means In a financial way, I might add that the minimum running expenses of the Menace have been figured time and again, by system experts as well as ourselves, and ' It la an ' estab seph, Louis, and Eugene Receveur, of Louisville, and Adolph Receveur. Mrs. Receveur was the mother of the late Alex. Receveur, former Treasurer of Floyd county. She was a member of St. Mary's of the Knobs church for many years, from where her funeral took place. SUCCESSFUL CONVENTION'. The State Council meeting ot the Knights of Columbus at Bardstown was tbe most successful yet held. Every council in the State was rep resented and the reports showed a most satisfactory growth of the order in Kentucky. Delegates and visiting members were entertained Monday night at the meeting of Bardstown Council, when addresses were deliv ered by Hon. F. P. O'Donnell, State Deputy, of Maysvllle, and Hon. H. W. Rives, ot Lebanon. Tbe business session waa called to order early Tuesday anil did not adjourn until the work ot the council was com pleted, luncheon being served at noon in the hall. After the ad journment delegates were taken in automobiles and visited 'Federal Hill, Nazareth and other points ot Interest. Col. P. H. Callahan, ot Louisville, was elected State Deputy, and Newport was selected for next year's meeting place. Tuesday night there was a publio reception and banquet at Crystal Hall, at which Attorney Thomas Walsh, or this city, was the principal speaker, delivering a stirring and patriotic address. WILL NOT SELL. Amended articles of Incorporation have been filed by the Catholic Woman's Club, changing the name to the Visitation Home and increas ing the Board of Directors from four teen to twenty-one members. The amended articles are signed by Mag gie Judge. President; Mrs. Charles Smith, First Vice President; Minnie V. Bosche, Second vice President; Mrs. D. F. Murphy, Third Vice Presi dent; O. W. Schuhmann, Spiritual Director, and members of the Board of Directors. Tbe Bisters ot Mercy have superseded the matrons in charge ot the Institution, though tbe general management is still in the bands of the Board ot Directors. The property will not be sold, as was first proposed. Four Sisters are in active charge at the boms. WORK ON ST. LEO'S. The rebuilding of St. Leo's church at Highland Park, which some time ago was badly damaged by fire, 1s now aeartng completion. Next week the work of frescoing and decorating the interior will be commenced," and when completed Father Fitzgerald will have a really beautiful church It is hoped to soon have the edifice ready for dedication, ike date for which will be announced la these columns. QUIETLY WEDDED. Miss Lillian Ryan, of French Lick, tnd William F. A. Thomas, of New Mbany, were quietly married by the tev. Father Charles Curran at Holy Trinity church rectory Monday after noon at ( o'clock. Mud Gutter Campaign Now lished fact that the office can not be maintained on receipts of less than a thousand dollars a day. These lines are being written on Thurs day, the 30th, and I have Just been handed the financial report for Tuesday, showing that the receipts were only 8507.66 for the day, all told. ; I presume that -the majority of Menace readers are familiar enough with figures and business affairs to know what such reports mean with out any comment from me. I real ize that because' the Menace does an enormous business, because It necessarily handles a good deal of money in Its transactions and re quires commodious quarters, many stories have gone out to the effect that Its publishers are extremely wealthy. I might state that they are not paupers; bqt you can Imagine about how long the average Insti tution can run with an Income of five hundred dollars a day and an expenditure of a thousand. .You can figure thlB out without any talk from, me, for I dislike to talk about finances at all I wish there wasn't such a thing. I am anxious, however, to know the trouble. The staff has worked day and night to give you a better paper than ever before. We answer all the letters we can get help to answer, and we have done all In our power to please every man on the list of course that Is Impos sible, but I say we have done all In our power. At the j same time Rome has been doing her worst. She Is burning Bibles, mobbing speakers and doing everything else damnable that she Is capable of doing In fact she has never behaved quite so bad before and yet the Menace sub scription list falls off! ' It seems to me that of all times In the history of the world this Is the time the Menace Is worst needed. Maybe our readers think different a few weeks longer will no doubt JESUITS. Pioneer Priests Who Made Ills- tory That Helped This Country. Marquette on the Mississippi and De Smet Among the Red Men. The One Man Whose Words the Hostile Indians Never Doubted. THEIR DEATHS COMMEMORATED By James A. Rooney. This week are commemorated, as chronicled In our Catholic Chron ology, the deaths ot two Jesuit Fathers without the record oi wnose names and achievements for Ood and country no history of America would be complete. One was a Frenchman, the other a Belgian; both began their careers as Indian missionaries, one in Canada, the other among the red men of the West. Nearly 200 years Intervened between their deaths. One died at the age of thirty-nine years and his statue la in the Hall of Fame In Washington as the discoverer of our mlghtleBt river; the other lived to be seventy-two years old, ennobled by the King of the Belgians and hon cerest friend of the American Indian. If a Catholic school boy should like to trace Father Marquette's lournevlncs through the . wilderness in his miest for souls no less than. for the discovery of the Father ot Waters let him first locate La Polnte (now called Bayfield), where there was an Indian mission that had been established by Father Claude Al- loues. He will find it on the south shore of Lake Superior, - near tbe present city of Ashland, Wis. It was there, as be tells us himself, that he first heard from some visiting Illi nois Indians pf a mighty stream that watered their country and flowed far to the south. They In vited him to visit and teach their people and to view the great river. He was enthusiastic to do both. Tbe breaking out of an Indian war, how ever, compelled him to return to Sault Ste. Marie, and in 1971 he went to the straits of Mackinac, which separate the TTpper from the Lower Michigan Peninsula. He built a chapel for the Hurons on the northern shore and called the place St. Ignace, and that Is Its name today. Louis Jollet and five Frenchmen arrived there on December S. 1672. tent from Montreal to Investigate the stories of the great river and to find It If possible. By May of the the People A! I the Time In Sight. tell. At any rate we feel here that we have made a good fight we at least feel that we have done our duty In warning the American people of their fata if they fall to crush the head of the serpent that has damned every nation that has al lowed It to thrive unmolested. Never before in Its history has the Menace been compelled to speak so frankly of Its financial condition but frankness and honest dealing has been our steadfast policy, and I do not believe that the friends of this paper should be kept In dark ness about a single phase of its busi ness. We have 'never asked for volun tary contributions, and shall not do so now. Any business that can not exist on legitimate profits should perish. If the people want the Menace and they have demon strated In the past that they do they will come to Its rescue with sufficient orders for books and sub scriptions to keep It going. The American people know whether or not .they need the Menace. If they know they need it, they will come to its rescue If they know It needs their support and they will know It needs their support when this issue reaches them, for I have told them In no uncertain terms. - The Menace can stand these defi cits for a while and Is willing to stand them as long as It has a dollar it can call its own but no institu tion can stand deficits permanently. I do not believe the boys on the firing line are going to put up the white flag now. They have fought too many good fights to weaken just because they are in range of the enemy's guns. Not only that, but the cause Is too great to lose. If . It Is great enough to fight for It is great enough to die for, and I appeal to every one of you to stand by the Menace until we are killed by the enemy It Is cowardly to surrender! next year everything was ready and Father Marquette, Jollet - and the five voyageurs embarked In two canoes on May 17. Follow them now from St. Ignace along the northern shore of Lake Michigan, Into Green Rav until thev rpnrhcrl the mouth of the Fox river. As cending Its tortuous course on June 10 they reached a point nine miles from the headwaters of the Wis consin. With the aid ot friendly Indians they carried their canoes and enuiDment across this nnrtaire ana started down the Wisconsin, across the present State. Seven days later, on June 17, their canoes glided out of the Wisconsin and into the Mississippi, down whose bosom they floated, passing the mouths ot the Missouri and the Ohio until they came to the Arkansas. There Father Marquette was sure that the great river flowed into the Quit ot Mexico, aud he went no further, starting on the 'return trip on July 17, and paddling up stream to the Illinois and reaching Lake Michigan by a shorter route and the mission of St. Francis Xavler at the head of Green Bay, In September, after hav ing paddled 2,600 miles. From that point Jollet proceeded to Montreal to announce the dis covery, while Father Marquette re mained behind to fulfill his promise to visit the Illinois Indians. In 1674 he started on this long journey with two Frenchmen, Pierre and Jacques, on October 25, but he got no further than tbe niouta of the Illinois that winter. In the spring his strength was exhausted, and feel ing that his end was not far off he reluctantly turned his face toward Mackinac. Paddling along the southern and eastern shore of Lake Michigan with the devoted mission ary growing weaker daily, his faith ful companions carried him to the land at a point where tbe rity of , Ludlngton now is, and there he died on May 19 I Pierre and Jacques burled him on me summit or a nearoy niu ana planted a cross over nis grave, some years later his remains were brought back to St. Ignace by his Indians and Interred In tbe church he had built, and there they rest today. Another death to be remembered this week is that of Father Pierre Jean De Smet, 8. J., who died at St. Louis, May 23, 1873, In his seventy second year, the best known ot out later Indiaa missionaries. But be was more than a missionary, for be became tbe trusted friend of the red men, .their advocate before Popes, Kings and Presidents, the adjuster of their differences, the pacificator of warring tribes, the one man whose word they never doubted and the only one who could penetrate safely any hostile camp. It was la 1853 that he accom panied Gen. Harney as his chaplain, and his experience and knowledge of the Indians were at tbe service of the Government. His most peril ous mission was undertaken in 186S when 6,000 warriors with Sitting Bull at their bead were on the war path. This time he was regularly commissioned and tbe bumble priest was enrolled as Major De Smet, U. 8. A. He preceded the Peace Com mission and visited the discontented tribes, penetrating alone Into the camp of Sitting Bull, where he was received as usual with every mark of old time affection. His presence and arguments secured peace and the, treaty was signed July 2, 1868. In reporting the matter Gen. Stan ley wrote: "Father De Smet alone of the entire white race could pene trate to these cruel savages and re turn safe and sound. One of the Chiefs In speaking to him while he was In the hostile camp exclaimed: 'If It had been any other man than jyou. Black-robe, this day would nave Deen nis last.' EDUCATIONAL ASSOCIATION. The eleventh annual meeting of the Catholic Educational Association wilt be held at Atlantic City, N. J.. on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, June 29, SO, July 1 and 2, 1914. The meeting is held under the auspices ot Right Rev. James A. McFaul, D. D., Bishop of Trenton, who has extended a cordial Invita tion to Catholic educators to hold their meeting In his diocese, and who has given his generous assist ance In the preparations for the meeting. He has appointed Rev. W. J. McConnell, the Superintendent of Schools of the Trenton diocese, to have charge of the arrangements, and everything at the present time Indicates that the meeting will be fully as successful as any which has been held by the association. A cordial Invitation Is extended by the Right Reverend Bishop, by Right Rev. Msgr. Shahan, President Gen eral of the Association, and by the Presidents of the departments to all Catholic educators, to all pastors and teachers and others interested In Catholic education to attend the convention. ELEVEN FIREMEN HURT. Fire that entailed great loss !n the tobacco district at Eleventh and Main brought with It death and In jury that cast a pall of gloom over the city. Charles Koch lost his life while cutting electric wires, and Thursday morning eleven ' firemen went down with the roof of the Louisville Paint Company building, sustaining serious injuries. The un fortunate fire fighters were Patrick Mulloy, Fergus Kennedy, Tom Man ning, Ray Leatherman, Emmet Moore, Daniel Clark, Charles John son, John Saul, Jacob Michaels and Clarence Lucas. Those hurt Wednes day night were Joseph Haas, W. Typert, both linemen, and William Smith, a fireman. How badly they were hurt had not been determined when this Issue went to press, but hopes are entertained that all will recover. ANNUAL MAY SERVICES. The annual 'May services at St. Leo's church. Highland Park, will be held tomorrow and will be marked by unuBual splendor. In the morn ing there will be a high mass at which a class ot children will receive their first holy communion from the hands of their pastor, the Rev, Father John Fitzgerald, who has de voted much time to their prepara tion for this happy event. At 3 o'clock in the afternoon there will be the May procession and solemn ves pers, when Rev. James P. Cronln, V. O., of St. Patrick's, will preach the sermon. ST. COLUMB.VS Last Sunday afternoon a tre mendous gathering, including thirty members of the priesthood, were preesut at the laying ot the corner stone of tbe St. Columba's parochial school at Thirty-fifth and Jefferson streets. Participating in the exer cises were the Very Rev. 'James Cronin, Vicar General; the Rev. Robert Craney, deacon; the Rev. Celestlne Brey, subdeacon; the Rev. Charles P. Raffo and the Rev. John D. Kalaher, pastor of the congrega tion. Father Raffo preached the sermon. When finished Father Kalaher will have one of the finest school buildings In the diocese. CONTINUES IN LUCK. At the meeting of Division 4, A. O. II., on Monday evening In Ber trand Hall, the Visiting Committee reported that their report was a duplicate of last month, not a mem ber being on the sick or disabled lint at present, which augurs well for a continued improvement of the division's finances. President John H. Hennessy reported that he had visited the new home of Division 3, and expected that division to be located there about June 1, when the other local divisions would be Invited to attend a housewarmlng. SACKED HEART CHURCH. The ladles of tbe Sacred Heart parish are greatly encouraged over the prospects for their annual candy pulling and reunion, to be given on Monday. May 26, in the school at Seventeenth and Broadway. Already there has been a good sale ot tickets and many pleasing features are being arranged. Tbe proceeds will be tor tbe benefit of the school. WELCOME VISITORS. The Kentucky Irish American of fice was visited this week by Messrs Thomas Gleeson, of Covington, and Robert J. Serey, of Ashland, who were delegates to the Knights of Columbus State convention at Bards town. Both have many friends here who are always glad to welcome them. DR. M'DERMOTT ILL. Dr. Thomas L. McDermott, mem ber of the Board ot Publio Safety, left Monday night for Cleveland Ohio, to consult a specialist for throat trouble. Dr. McDermott bar been suffering from an affection of the throat for some time, and hu cane Is a puzzle to local physlclanc and specialists. 0 BECKHAM'S Supporters Can Not Give Logical Reason For Favorite's Al leged Strength. Louisville Stubbornly Opposed to Ills Candidacy For Any Office. This City Can Be Used For Cri terion of Other Towns and Cities. NEGRO ABUSE OF SEGREGATION In discussing the campaign for the Democratic nomination for United States Senator, our old friend, Lewis Humphrey, the political editor of the Evening Post, stated that the Kentucky Irish American had grown weary of carrying the McCreary campaign on its shoulders and hoped for help from the Courier Journal and Times because of the'' appointment of Gen. W. B. Halde man to the State Racing Commission by Gov. McCreary, but the writer did not discuss the point claimed in these columns, viz.: That the vote In the primary Is going to be confined chiefly to the cities because of the Inability of the farmers and country people to vote or take Interest about the time of the primary, the date be ing Saturday, August 2. It can not be denied' that ex-Oov. Beckham Is the strongest of the three candidates with the country element, but on the other hand It can not be safely dls- iuieu mai ne is tne .weakest ot the candidates in the cities, and as the bulk of the vote will necessarily come from the cities Beckham and his allies are not as confident of the result as they claim to be. It has been contended In these columns from the outset that the Louisville Democracy is not friendlv to Raplr. ham, and If both of his opponents stay In the race he is sure to finish third, this being said without any bias in the matter, simply taking Into account the fact that Beckham or his man Haley have never catered to the Democracy of cities, but have always preferred being known as friends of the farmer and those re siding In the country districts. Then again the Democrats of the cities and towns have alwavs doubted Beckham's sincerity In his espousal of prohibition - for a-piat- form, many believing that he was Inspired by motives of revenge for lack of support or direct opposition of the liquor Interests; but this lat ter class of Democrats, and they are many, can not see their way clear to voting for a candidate who, when . the opportunity arose, always pun ished or harassed the entire Democ racy of the cities to strike at his enemies of the liquor interests. The city of Louisville can be taken as a very fair criterion of how the vote of the cities will go In this race. and well posted politicians say that Gov. McCreary will receive two votes to Beckham's one, and this without any special help from his organiza tion If he has one here, simply be cause of the reasons stated above. This is again evidenced by the fact that the Post in its daily espousal of the Beckham cause has only been able to quote one leader in his be half, Edward Tierney, Chairman of the Board of Safety, while a little investigation will show that a major ity of the leading Democrats ap proached as to their views will tell you that they have no especial choice, but "that they are against Beckham for anything." If Mayor Buschemeyer and the Democratic administration never ac complish anything else they are to be ' congratulated for the passage ot the segregation ordinance, which la now a law, In spite of the opposition of a few misinformed women and a Board ot Trade who, at the eleventh hour, made a feeble protest, but had no representative at the Council meeting when It was voted on. One of the colored speakers stated la bis speech before the Board of Alder men that the Kentucky Irish Ameri can, the Times and the Real Estate Bulletin were the only papers to dis cuss the merits of the bill, but neglected to tell ot the colored organ here, which has been loudly claiming race equality for the high- toned darkles, who want to force themselves upon tbe whites, and as proof of this read the following taken from the latest issue of the negro paper: Segregation, class legislation pure and simple, unjust and damnable ' now adorns the statute books ot tne city, and put there by the great white man because in nis Heart oi hearts he Is jealous and envious ot his black fellow citizen's progress. Depreciation of property values! Bah! The reason segregation has be come a law is because narrow- minded and little-souled white men were enraged because black men have emerged from the tilth and dirt of back highways and have moved Into handsome homes and have taken on the appearances ot prosperity. Colored men and women flitting here and there in automobiles and carriages, handsomely gowned women and well dressed men alight ing therefrom In attendance at their own social functions, entering well built and modern homes their own this Is what has goaded the poor white man to desperation, and in his envious, jealous heart this law was conceived and executed. Say what they will, that Is the whole case la a nutshell the little white man's jealousy and envy of his black aeigbborl So with his majority and power be has sought to humiliate hint and "teach the negro his place."