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COUSIN IN ARMY Seeks Vengeance for Brutal Mur der of His Boyhood Companion. NOW IN THE SIGNAL CORPS Rejected Many Timet by Recruiting Officers in United States and Can ada on Account of Small Sizt Wants Blood for Blood. Oninp Cordon, fin. Tliore Is one lad WtMtag kliiikl ip thi camp who en tered the iinny with ii fixed determin ation to avenge a deeply seated prl vule wrong. Ife is Lawrance K. Cavell of Chl Bafla lir-t cousin iind boyhood compan ion of Kdilh Cnvell, the i:iit;llsh Hed Cross nurse whose execution at the hands of n German tiring squad in ItriisseN sent I thrill of horror through (he world. It was no easy mutter for young Cn vell to brail into the army. Not un til after several vain attempts, both in the United States and in Canada, did he MCCMd in netting himself straight ened out on the lir:-t quarter of the course wlile!' lie expects to lead to the snti-fnetion of his desire for revenge. At the time of the murder of his cousin lie wni only eighteen and MMH for his vnrs. His father had been M geged in business in Chicago since he had transplanted the family from the native heath In the county of Kent, ngtand, some yean before. Kent was also the ill fated nurse's home, mid :is a very smiill boy young Cnvell had de veloped an admiration and affection for his cousin, some ten or fifteen years his senior, that bordered almost on adoration. Rejected by Canada. Inexpressibly shocked by the news of his cousin's atrocious death, the boy immediately presented himself to the agents of the Canadian recruiting forces in Chicago for enlistment in the overseas service, but he was re jected on account of his age and size he was many pounds underweight. He even went to Canada and brought all the political Influence he could com pass to hear In order to carry out his purpose, bet Rgaifl was turned down. No one could have hailed the en trance of America into the war with IPOra real joy than he. It would give I him his long awaited opportunity to gain some KCMipCBM for the murder of his cousin, he thought. He was ! again doomed to disappointment. A re ens! ting officer told him that he was j too small. Nothing daunted, he nir ried his ease to Washington in person i and the ma ter was placed before the war department through an influential ' army officer in Chicago. Permission was given him to volun teer in the signal corps, and this he did in Chicago last June. He has just been transferred to Camp Gordon us a member of the outpost company of the 317th signal battalion under Major Hemphill. Eagerly devoting himself to bis duties and apt to learn, he ul ready has been scheduled for the rank of top sergeant In his company. He also has developed his physique until now he is as hardy as the best soldier In the army. He hopes for a transfer to the nviutlon section, as it is the goal of his ambition to hurl bombs on the Bodies from the air. A visitor to Camp Gordon this week to see his son, Cavell's father called on Captain Allen of the outpost com pany and recited the story of Law rence's long baffled determination of revenge, a thing the boy himself had been too modest to do. Like Older Sister to Him. The father said the lad had been brought up in the same house in Kent with Miss Cavell, and that her rela tionship to him was rather that of a devoted elder sister than of a cousin. "It matters not what branch of serv ice I urn in," the boy told his father. "I shall Ha satisfied only when I have drawn blood for blood, and I pray God to live to see that day. I expect to. He will answer my prayer. "Kdlth was murdered without a hearing in cold blood by the kaiser. She was an English girl, and they sung the hate song over her dead body. I expect to sing the song of hate over the dead bodies of Germans. No sac rifice Is too greut, Ba punishment too severe, no hardship too trying; death Itself u coveted reward, Just so I am permitted to put bullets Into German hearts as that firing squad under or- tiers put them Into my cousin's heart I am in the war for ...,r,u.uo T shall accomplish it." Deeply grained as his hatred of the Teuton race had grown, Mr. Cavell said thut his son bad no quarrel with Individual (iermuns. Scores of them In Chicago, he added, had expressed to his family their horrified resentment of the execution of Miss Cavell. Chance- to Marry Free. Lorain, O. Mayor L. M. Moore of? Lorain has been mayoriug two years, and has not yet performed a marriage ceremony. Now he wants to marry some couple before be becomes an "ex" and before his powers as a niatrl Uiouiui splicer expire. "J huve read up on the require ments and believe I can do a good Job," said the muyor. "All that-1 need Is a couple. To tha first applying I Will marry- them free, and give the bride a present." True worth In a bull Is vlodl- 4 ruled bv the pel l.o iniiie e of his 4 flaaahtam el the pnii aad the shutting of his sous on the t block. 4 The brains of the breeder bulid 4 up the herd. 4 onomy In feeding is ol!lcen- cy in production. Kindness Is a cheap supple- 4 ment to the ration nnd produces 4 big gains in milk How 4 Keep the calf palls us clean ns the milk pulls. 4 The cow giving the richest milk does not necessarily brlnj the biggest cream check. It Is the total amount of fat produced 4 that counts. e 4 4 44 4 4 Y ) 4 4) RAISING DRAFT HORSES. Sound, High Grade Mare of Good Con formation Most Profitable. Trepared by t'nited 8tates dorsrtircnl of agriculture. The uniformity In the mans kept oti a particular farm generally is not giv en much consideration. There is satis faction and convenience in having mares similar enough in type and ac tion so (hut one can readily fill the place of nnotiicr at any kind of farm work. Such mares are especially de sirable when it is necessnry to work three or four .ibreast. In case four arc needed to u wii-'on It Is a good ad vert is 'incut to the owner's Judgment BBd a' ilit.v Bl a horseman to have them ail uniform, in good condition and hooked up to a nicety. If the mares resemble aBCh other and nre bred to the same stallion it will often be pos sible to sell Hie young horses us pairs, In which form they nenrly alwuys sell at a premium. The market for horses bred in this manner will not be over crowded very soon, as readily will be attested by any one who has been con fronted with ths dillicult task of pur chasing from farmers mated pulrs of a certain type. Breed characteristics in .;ne bred or grade mares signify impressive ances try and prepotency. Femininity of ex pression and conformation Is an indi cation of good breeding qualities. ia The near marc in this team, be- saBSS doing flora than enough work to pay tor lor food, has produced eleven live foals. Her offBpring have sold for good prices. Style, good disposition, quality, clean, flat bone, concave, open feet, strong constitution, good proportions, deep, roomy barrel; width across the hips, denoting a large pelvic arch, and well developed vulva and teuts are quali ties especially desired In breeding mares. An inspection of the colts the mare produces is the best evidence of her worth as a brood mure. The length of usefulness as producers varies great ly with different mnres. Some will produce excellent colts when twenty five years of age, but If they produce until they ure fifteen years old they do very well. Much depends on the Individuals uud the way they ure han dled. Shy breeding mures are general ly unprolituble producers. Unsound horses lose breeders much money, consequently ii In of gieut Im portance that all horses reared should be as sound us possible. Horses be come unsound because the tissue or the structure, or both, at a particular point Is weuk. or else tha strain exert ed on the purt is greater than the best tissue aad the best conformation could stand. Of course If hud conformation exists it is agreed that animals thu built should not be used for braadliij purposes whether they are sound ,.r not. SPRAY THE CATTLE. Cows Must Be Protected From Fliea to Keep Up Milk Production. The season of the lly pests which make life miserable for stock during the suunner is on. RajM Uies, deer flies, bot flies, horn flies, stable flies and many others unite to cuuse a large part of ,ho aliuuul m"mm 1,1 'i!k flow during the hot s.-.ikou. The sustained production of milk is well known to depend largely oa the comfort and contentment of Hie dairy cow. Flies not only cause direct loss of blood uud poisoning from their bites, but ulso keep stock from teetllug prop erly. Tlie loss of milk from this cuuse Is one of the serious problems (hut face the dairy furmer. Protect the milking stock, at leusr, by spraying with one of tha prepared spruys on the market or write to the state agricultural depurtmeut for In formation on homeuiado tl.v rcellcuts. The prevailing cost of feeds warrants special efforts to keep up the iul!k fluw while cows ure on pasture. Milk Easily Tainted Milk bus many sources for contam ination on Its circuit from the cow to consumer, any oue of which uiy undo the care exercised in regard to the others. MAKES WARSHIP LOOK LIKE TUB Painters Disguise Craft to De ceive Foe Lurking in t.icir.y Walers. CAMOUFLAGE IN THE NAVY Even Dreadnaughts Made to Appear as Something but the Monsters They Are Navy Men Like Gray the Best. By J. M. DAIQER, Correspondent Chicago News. Norfolk, Vn. "And whnt Is that old tub lying over there, captain?" "That happens to he a brnnd new torpedo boat destroyer that has J.ist arrived to be manned and put Into Im mediate service." The thing that made me call the new destroyer an old tub is the thing thnt makes the commander of a Oermnn U-boat look through his periscope and remark: "A fine morning, but not a dilp In sight." If the next Instant finds the submarine banked strnlght down Into Pavy Jones' locker, it Is be cause the commander failed to launch a torpedo at the "fliie morning" and because the "tine morning" got in its shot first. It Is the nnvul camouflage the painting of ships to look at a short dis tance like what they nre not r.nd at a long distance like nothing at all. Even a Superdreadnaught. Impossible as it might seem to make lllssi ill SatlllS lllllll appear anything hut the monsters they nre, there nre nevertheless processes of camouflage for them. It Is obvious thnt details as to what designs are being used on various types of ships arc not for pub lication, especially in view of the fact that experimental schemes for having ships sail in false colors not under them are constantly being tried out. I saw one of the largest of the naval colliers, which has several times crossed the Atlantic since Amerlcn's entry Into the war, thnt had a very simple scheme of camouflage In which only grays were used. Simple In con ception nnd execution, apparently, hut t had an amazing effect on the ap pearance of the ship a short distance at sen, and from whnt happened at that short distance I have no doubt the collier was lost to the eye when It got much farther away. The older naval officers Incline to the opinion that the regulation navy gray by itself Is better than any camou flage that the artists have Invented, and they are frankly skeptical about these riots of color and freak designs that the scientific application of one of the fine urts is smearing over their ships. The camouflage used by a great many merchantmen is familiar to ev- i ervone who has observed the shipping in the harbors along the Atlantic coast. These vessels close up look like scrambled rainbows or like the palette of nn artist in his cups. The wenther has much" to do with the power of these gay colors to create optical illu sions. It Is almost Impossible for people living comfortably in large cities to Imagine the hardships which the men who watch our coasts are suffering at this time of year. Twenty degrees be low zero In the Rocky mountains is not so cold as the weather around the capes. The government has supplied the hundreds of men on the patrol boats, the submarine chasers and the mine sweepers with their allotment of winter clothing, but they need knitted articles. Sometimes Must Let It Sink. Should disaster overtake a ship the rules in the district office at Norfolk say the first consideration must be the war needs of 'the country. One vessel must not risk danger to save another. The conservation of ships and of men, not the chivalry and the courage and the heroism of the sea, must guide the decision of those who would save a shipwrecked crew. If the number of lives involved Is very greut great enough to Justify the risk of a smaller number of lives then the rescue may be attempted. But If there Is doubt that a rescuing party will itself return from a perilous journey to suve a small number of lives, then the war time rule is firm. Early every morning the ships go out in pairs, sister ships, with their huge "broom" stretched across from one vessel to the other, to make clear the path for the merchantmen and warships that must pass through the capes uud out to sea and for those that come in during the day. Do they find any German mines? I don't know. But if there are German mines to be found near our coasts, the work of I the mine sweepers Is a risky business Indeed. Even If there are no German mines, I suppose It is quite possible for an American mine there are thou- sands of them planted in the district 1 to break loose from the great mine i field In Hampton Roads, or elsewhere, and drift in the way of unsuspecting ship. And there Is always the possi bility of the enemy within doing what unceasing vigilance In the naval dis trict la trying to prevent him from doing. Golfers Buy 8heep to Mow Link. Arkansas City, Ark. Combining pa triotism and economy, members of tha Oountry club have purchased a flock Of aheap to mow their links. HARD PROBLEMS FOR FARMER Saving of Tim and Labor la One of Most Important Location of Buildings Helps. Farm management problems ar imong the moat difficult which the farmer has to solve. Each crop grown is a business by Itself, nnd each class of live stock Involves Its own peculiar difficulties. It Is the task of the farm er to select nnd fit these business prob lems together so thnt they will work out without friction nnd with profit to the farmer. Logically the fnrmer Is fast coming to be classed among the great business men of our country. One of the most Important things that the farmer has to consider Is the snvlng of time nnd labor, nnd In con sidering this he should consider the location of fences, gntes and buildings. Ry properly locating these he can nave much time nnd energy In performing the regular work on the farm. On every new farm fences nre being built, new buildings nre being put up and new adjustments of fields nre con stantly being made ; consequently It Is well for every fnrmer to carry In mind, or even to dlngrani, plans for his farm outlay much in advance of his actually handling the work. MAKING PROFIT FROM MARES Doubtful If Any Class of Live Stock Is Capable of Paying Better Rate of Income. A good tenm of brood mnres re quires n considerable Investment, but it is doubtful If any class of live stock is capable of paying a better rate of income. If, however, the niares should prove to be only "every-second-yenr" breeders, tflpy would not be so profitable ns if they brought colts each yenr. By hxeedlng such mnres In the fnll one has a chnnce to average two colts In three years from each mare, which Is better than i getting only one colt in two years. Oftentimes the mnre suckling a fall colt Is not needed for work through the winter and the mnre and colt can run out through the day. This re lieves" one of the necessity of having to keep the colt shut in a box-stall while the mare Is at work as In the case with the spring colt. Also, some stallions stand at u reduced fee In the fall. GOOD COLD WEATHER TROUGH Automatically Fed Device Is Protected Against Freezing Controlled by Float Valve. The Idea of this Invention is to pro vide an automatically fed trough that will be protected against freezing, writes C. J. Lynde In Farmers' Mall and Breeze. The cut shows a trough especially adapted for hogs. It Is sunk Hog Watering Trough. almost entirely In the ground nnd Is led by a pipe from below. This pipe .8 controlled by a float valve. The trough has a cover, slightly ulsed above the water level and short er than the trough. The space be tween the end of the cover and the wall of the trough provides enough room for the animals. The water con stantly coming through the buried pipe and the air space beneath the cover prevents freezing. The device Is said to huve proved successful in a temper ature of 20 degrees below zero. SELF-SUCKING HARD TO CURE Cows Having Acquired This Habit Will Get Around Almost Any Means for Prevention. Self-sucking is one of the worst hab its a cow can have and one of the most dillicult to cure. Most cows that have this habit will get around almost any means for prevention except kept In a stanchion, or tied with a short halter. Unless a cow Is especially valuable that has this habit the sooner she Is sent to the block the better. It is not caused by any lack of feed or sub stance in the ration and cannot be cured through feeding or any other way that is known of. A cow with the habit always seems to retain It ,,-., ATTENTION TO CALF PAYS Rather Difficult Task to Feed Milk, Grain and Hay Regularly, but It la Profitable. It Is hard to feed calves their milk, grain and hay regularly and carefully twice a day and give them a drink of water at noon and care- for the other stock in the same way, but it pays. You will "prosper and wa will win the war. FEED NECESSARY FOR EGGS Halp Hans and Chlckena Along by Giving Them Skim Milk, Tabla Wast, and Grain. Don't make tha hens and chlckena depend upon Just insects, worms and , waad seeds. Gtva them skim milk. buttermilk, tabla and garden and grain, rood them walk Uggs are Increasing la price. J",t iC8WBa8iSeB5SsBB Clubbing Rates! Farmers Home Journal The Breckenridge News Both 1 Year for $2.25 Evansville Daily Courier 1Z $5.00 The Breckenridge News 1.50 $6.50 Both One Year for $5.75 I Louisville Daily The Breckenridge News 1.50 $4.50 Both One Year for $3.75 Louisville Evening Post Home and Farm The Breckenridge News All For Only $4.00 This Offer Positively Send Your Subscriptions to I The Breckenridge News, Cloverport Ky. I WORTH OF MIDDLE-AGED MEN Older Workers, Because of Skill, Steadiness and Reliability, Out class Younger Fellows. In several Western cities "young-old" men have formed an organization that may become nation-wide in its scope, for the purpose of securing employ ment for men who have, passed their prime. This is decidedly the day of young men, nnd the man who has passed middle life without having laid up a competency or mastered some special line of work Is at a dreadful disadvan tage. But it has always been so. And age, now as always, says the Christian Her ald, is not so much a matter of years as of declining enthusiasm. We have seen men on whose strong shoulders rests the burden of seven, eight and sometimes nine decades, full of unwasted power of spirit and strength when it comes to freshness and Joy In the work done and the vision fulfilled. The great work of the world Is be ing done and always has been done by men of middle life and more. Four fifths of the business failures are made by young men. It is ripened experience nnd judgment that count In the busi ness world, as la uny other. In physical worfrahe older man may be outclassed by theouuger one; but in lines of work callfng for skill, stead iness and reliability the older man has the advantage. There is something seriously wrong with an economic system that finds a man useless at fifty. CARE OF THE HUNTING DOGS Little Washing and Much Brushing Is Regarded Best for the Health of Any Canlna. In the matter of grooming, says Out ing, a cardinal principal is expressed in the bench show handler's apothegm "little washing and much brushing." Soup and water are bad for any dog's coat. They wash away the naturul oils, making the hair dry and brittle, and consequently the less washing the better the coat will be. The dog, how ever, must be kept clean. A good stiff brush vigorously and regularly applied will keep u pointer clean as a whistle, and the bristles act as- a fine tonic, stimulating the growth of the hair and keeping the skin underneath clean and healthy. For the setter's long coat the old English recipe is eggs rubbed in, al lowed to dry and then brushed out again. The best combination is to use the whites for cleaning and to feed the yellows raw mixed up with bread or biscuits. This is the most effec tive use, for the whites contain no oil and make the cleaning easier, while the yolks are most valuable food. If the price of eggs, however, is prohib itive, cormneal (white cornmeal very finely ground Is the better) will an swer the same purpose. Subscribe now for the News $1.00 1.50 $2.50 Herald & $3.00 $3.00 .50 1.50 $5.00 Expires Feb. 28, 1918 f Henry Trent I). W.Trent IP.X Datlt Hardinsburg I Livery Livprv FppH and . - - w Wf m WW Mil u if I Sale Stable I I Hardinsburtr. ; KV 8L- I ft K;3Ka V. G. BABBAGE ATTORNEY Get my Rates for Collecting Notes and Mortgages by Suit in the Circuit Court. Cloverport, Kentucky Twent) Years Ago Today. Ladies wore bustles. Operations were rare. Nobody swatted the fly. Nobody had seen a silo. Nobody had appendicitis. Nobody wore white shoes. Nobody sprayed orchards. Cream was 5 cents a pint. Most young men had "livery bills." Cantaloupes were muskuielons. You never heard of a "tin Lizzie." Milk shake was a favorite drink. Advertisers did not tell the truth. Nobody cared for the price of gasoline. Farmers came to town for their mail. The hired girl drew one-fitty a week. The butcher "threw in" a chunk of liver. Folks said penumatic tires were a joke. Nobody "listened in" on a telephone. There were no sane Fourths nor elec tric meters. Strawstacks were burned instead of baled. Publishing a country newspaper was not a business. Pays in Advance. Union Star, Ky., Jan. 9th I918, Mr. Jno. D. Babbage, Cloverport, Ky., Dear Sir: I am sending you monev order for II. 5O for the Breckenridge News for one year, My subscription does not expire until Jan. 22nd 1918, so you can enter me anew at that date, Very Truly, Jno. G. Claycomb. McCoy -Milner. Mr. Lsrvle McCoy, age twenty-four and a farmer and Miss Geneva Mllner both of Harned, Ky., wars married uU$k. Jcffersonville, Jan. 0, 1018 by Maglf trate Thos, Coward. Miss May Pile and Mr. Leonard Lampton witnessed the ceremony. Remember that the first road built la not the last one to be built.