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and FRIDAY AFTERNOON and FRIDAY AFTERNOON IF YOU DON'T ADVERTISE YOUR BUI NESS ADVERTISE IT FOR SALE EARUNGTON, HOPKINS COlfjiTY. KY.f hRWAY MARCH 6, 1914 TWENTY-FIFTH YEAR Ne. W jjj .EXPLANATION OF JAPAN'S APPALLING SUICIDE RECORD A Japanese View as Contrasted Destruction Revival in - By SOUTHERN MISSIONARY NEWS BUREAU Ida Clyde Clarke-Editor H. V. Mverd. writlnir from Kobe, nmnor tliut had the hardihood to ex Japan, gives this striking story of n: JAuatiese view of suicide: 'Burly In Deenmbor a Buddish priest living in Osaka found fie had lost two yen ono dollar and he accused i( little girl of twelve years living next door of taking I' I h tnon fy. The little jrlrl denied nil know ledge of the theft, but the priest in sisted thatKho had taken tho money and must return It. In Krunt dis tress the little girl llnally wrote a letter to her parents expressing re itret that she would he nimble to grow up and care for them In their old agd, iind nrl them to give, her little brother a good education and make a man of lilnl Then she tid a cord around tier neck and hauged herself to a rafter to prove her luuocuncd of the theft. "The sequel to this sad event was striking, The leading papers uavn columns of space to the event, praiR- lug the spirit of the little girl, hik! opening a nuhscriptlou list tor hor family. In a short time more than live hundred yen was subscribed in sums ramrlng from a f$w sen -up to a yen, to be used in erecting a mon ument to the little girl and In glv- lug an education to uer Droiuer. .Nowhere do wo see ai'ythiug but praise for the girl's action. "Similar to the uboyo wan the case Of a poor woman in a small town saint) of Tokushlums As she bought Boots vegetables from a passing ven dor, she noticed eltatWhlB waBrh'KhdiVIutuee'refd!? H f6rlilmT While so engaged her liusband euddeulv returned, and an rllyTecuse'il her or uiifnUlifulneB. The pgior woman got a cord as", scon as be left the house' and hanged liersetf to provo hor faithfulness The suicide of General 2fogi""ou theViccasloii of th.e..;.uiU!ial of the late emperor has been given wide publicity, and numerous explana tions have been given t Ills real purpose A protest against the de cay of the old spirit of loyally, and a desire to accompany tho dead em peror seem to have been his chief motives. Recently a wealthy Kobe morchaut devoted nearly the whole of his fortune of a million yen to erecting a shrine In memory of General Nogl. and lie and his wife plan to spend the remainder of their Uvea as keepers of the shrine. No doubt this crowning act of loyalty will serve to enshrine Nom among the greatest of national heroes, and thousand will uomu from all quar ters to worship at his shribe, Wo have heard of one obscure Christian ... ftwii . . II. zi-J2ir Jim; v -v n ROYAL I Baking Saves nd a Saves Money and Makes Better Food With Western Abhorence of Self Monday Items of Interest. press disapproval of Ueneail NoglsK suicide. "Htirdly a day nahsgs without see ing tho report of the suicide of some j student who had failed on nn exani-i' luation. or of tome lovers would piovo their undying love by dvingvs together. These cases are publish ed far and wide, and in many in Btauues are held up for admiration if not for imitation. "Along with these we find a con. slderablo number who have fallen Into disgrace, and take their own iiveu rather than face the shame. These are held to have atoned m Home measure at least for uildeedsl t,18,ri "Tho above view of tulcldo stands in striking contrast with the abho rence wHli'whicit westerners regard Huicldo in almost any form, and ex plains the terrible prevalence of su icide in Japan. "It would take us beyond the ritupo of this articlo to discuss tlio eausos that have brought. the Jap anese people to tins attitude, but, certainty tho only remedy for ,,Lt is the faith in a personal God, 1i living Savior and a life beyond the grave." Revlval lu Montevideo Members of the olllcial board U the Corcordfa (Uruguay ) Methodist church are asking their pastor what a revival la like. "They have heard- teporis of our Montevideo meetings," . . - ' - 1 Iff J Hi. nowaru, "in conv.erts w.ere-w.on. nnipsig week8,aud might have been con- tinned even longer If wo had -'eeil a way to train and caro for a larger group of now Christians. Many, of our native paitore are uufaniillar with the direct avfttiRe.llatlc'appoal lined in revival services of the United States. Thebu-meetings have great ly stimulated both uur pastors and workers, and we hope sopu to start another similar campaign liore." Would Yon Like ThUl This was not written for publica tion. It caiuu at the close of a let ter from the wife of a missionary in Africa, She says; "You must ex cuse my replying in Mr. Springer's place, but he Is at, the present mo moiit engaged in the unpoet, but very useful occupation of nailing co mtuit casks on onr kitchen roof and the rains are now on vigorously. In t'lie morning tih time Is nearly all used lu the school room or Inter viewing boys, of whom the Lord Is eeudiug many jnst now to inquire about entering the school, lu the Powder Health liwriieB.jttiy, ueorire r. tomeiru noFriht: The enninalgh The Idle (Si, 3 MAKING 8,001 Changes Air in Theatre 1 P 5 Best pictures being Barbara Tennent, Lois "Vyi !$ Pictures are clear, shoj 6 We are giving the afternoon he is trying to gpt up his treasurer's books, with occasional breaks to get roofs over onr heads Ana thou lie often has,to spend a whole afternoon 01K doing personal houI work for tho kingdom, so what ever of the oorrespoodence It is pos-j sible for me to do, I must do, uji Hut it is splendid to be here. Jesus is here, and we see bini day by day." Would you tlunk it "splendid" to bo in the Interior of Africa BeveraU UHJ',1 irOK iroill IOH lirnicov innnn; is Item of Interest j South American republics have authorized those in charge of the i plans for the Panama-Pacific Iuter- limlouill Exposition to announce that thoy will contribute about $3- 000,000 to the exposition. The ap propriations made so far by tho South American countries are as follows: Argentine republic, 41,- ;tO0,0O3; Brazil, $5oO,000;Veueziiely,( fO.OOO Uruguay. .flW.O00i,(J.hilf laatiTd tw6W0.000; LiT?2S01fOornrm"KTItlvl fl-'O.oOO The Southern Presbyterian church has one missionary to 75,000 popu lation, and one physician to 1,400,000 population. " J The Soudan, Btretching across Africa, is as large as Europe, minus Russia. It is 300 miles loug and 600 miles broad. Tho population is 40.000,000. half Mohammedan aud hall pagan. There, are only 0 i'rot I estant. missionaries in the region. In Egypt there are fifteen mlsBton ary societies and 1100 missionaries. Engllsh-Bpeaklng tourists to tho number of 12.000 visit Kgypt annu ally. Iudlrectlv, their Inlllience Tor Christianity is strong. " ' The government of Bolivia lias agreed to furnish the Protestant mission schools of that country with all needed school supplies free of charge. There are many Russian women among the women students of Paris. As goes America lu the twentieth century, up or down, so will go the whole wide world. The Anierlcan people aro now called to the moral leadership of the human,, race that through iis peace, prosperity , and civilization may spread over all the Mrth. During the year lulit Y. M. C. A. buildlrgs valued at $8,800,000 were completed in tins country, and buildings now under cbnBtrucMou at .tfi .'$00,000. Very Low Rates to the Wt The Missouri Pacific is pie pariiiK I" luuidlo a heavy Col onist movement to tho West and tho Nortltwest this Sprinii. An unusually low rate is being mado ; tickets sold March loth to April 15th inclusive. Write today for leaflet 'containing full informa tion regarding ratec, roiilcs and i brutish tourist sleeping; cars and through tourist tree chair onr berviee. Address Paul KscQtt, I). P. A., 1504 Paul Junes Lildg.. Louisville, Ky. The Forty Year Test -An article uniat have exceptional merit to survive for a period of forty .ears. Chamberlain'" Cough iVm wly was lUot'olTerud to the public in 1 :s7ii 'Ftoni a small bi-gtnuiiig it has giowu in favor and poimlarity until it has attained a vyorJrt-wulo xnm tatlmi, You will find nothing better for aM)iib or cold. Try It and vou will Understand why It f a favpclt after a period of more than or more man ini iv VHRNI U not only-iv relfft': i'hrH. 'For tip'ty U Dvalr, Hour Has 30 In. BIC FEET OF AIR PER MINUTE y 2 i-2 Minutes. No Foul Air No Drafts but Air Circulating all the Time fown with all the,stars : iber, Leah Baird, Etc. ig no "btreaks or Karri 5t service. Come out and spend a pleasant hour I0PKINS CO. MEDICAL SOCIETY Hold Interesting Meeting and Fn- dorse Movement for County SanifariHm FOLLOWING RESOLUTIONS ADOPTED At the regular meeting of the 'Hopkins Couuty Medical Associr ation held in the Y. M. C. A." building in Madison ville Tues day afternoon. The following rPRoln -inti wprhiidnntpil wnareug, uupKttis cotiuty nas one of the most alarmiui: denth r.ttes from tuberculosis in the state, beitiir practically one out of every five deaths, uud Whereas, Tuberculosis is now recognized us curable as well us preventable,' but only when properly mammed, and Whcreap, The oounjy-sunitur-fum has proven in the experi ence of the entire medical pro fession to be tlio best means to combat with conditions, such as now prevail in the county., and Whereas, A statement from those best informed shows that this county is abundantly ublt? to build and maintain a suitable institution for the purpose, therefore be it Resolved. That we unqualified ly, aud emphatioly endorse the plan of declaring Hopkins county a sanitarium district and ask that the fiscal court at its hexl meeting give this, mutter their most favorable consideration. Ph. F. P. Stbotjirii, Pres. Du. A. O. Sisk, Secretary. A Texas Wonder The Texas Wonder euros Kidney aud bladder troubles, dissolves grav el, ciirefl diabetes, weak and lame backs, rheumatism aud nil irregu larities of bladder troubles. retnoV Itig gravel, the kidneys and bladder In both men aud women. KegUlatcs bladder troublOH in children. It not sold by your druggists will be setit by mall on receipt of $1.00, One small bottle Is two monthB treat ment and seldom fatis to perfect a cure. Soud for toKtimjululs from Kentucky aud other .States. Dr. E. V Hall. iii2 Olive Ht,. Sr. Louis. Reproductions of Old Maiterpkces Free To every one who pays their subscription to the Bkk within the next,tMi days wo will give a handsome reproduction of the old masters. Passe par toute frame. Among these pictures aro, The Angeln," "Tho Old liomestend," "The Old Mill," "Wild" Arabian Horses," "Ship That Puss in the Nliihl" ' and manv Others of interest. Ke in em nor we' give them absolute ly free while they lasdyuidas wp . I,,, ,,u v u limited millibar on liuve only a limited number Umd, bettor ut ynursiio1, , . Installed a Exhaust Fan m JStt B.iggot, Kerrigan, Smalley, indicating they are new. HEALTH EXHIBIT CAR WILL PROB ABLY BE HERE Exact Time and Duration of Stay Not Yet Decided on PROBABLY ABOUT MARCH I7TH lrof. Faulkner who is in charge of the Health Exhidit Oar now in Madisohville jn couvprsation with a Bee representative said : "The car would be in Earlingtou in a short time, probably by March 17th, autl he hoped every citizen of the town would j talce advantaf tlif'portun- it.to.xisiLtaiis.ciiAfi. ... The car will likely made a tour of Hopkins County,' but this de pends on the action of the fiscal court which will convene" March JOtb. . 1 An efl'ort is being made to es tablish a County Stnitarinm, a 12 to 15 lied ward would be suffi cient to start witli and would cost between twelve and fifteen thousand dollar?. The FiFcal court has. Hie powir to necliue Hopkins Canity a Tuberculosis district and appropriate sulli cienr.fuud's for the erection of this snnitarium. This question will be taken up at the meeting of the fiscal court ou Tuesday, Much 10; A health) man i' a king in his own right: an uuliealth man an unhappy slave. I'or impure blood ami sluggish liver, usq Durdock Blood Hitlers. On the market 2j years. It. oo a bottle. Notice!! In compliance with the instruc tions of the City Council, 1 will sell to the highest and best bid der at the City Hull door in Ear Hngtnn, Ky., at urne o'clock iu the forenoon on the Twelfth day of March, 1011, a franchise to construct, maintain and operate waterworks and plant in and for the Uity ot Enrlington, Ky., i'or a period' of twenty years. The Council reserves the right to re ject any and all bids made at said t,ale foi said franchise. .Paul P. Price, Olerk. Grain Privilege MONEY IN WHEAT Puts and calls are the safest and surest method of trading iu wheat, corn or oats. Becauso your loss is absolutely limited to the amount uought. No further risk. Positively tho most profitable way of trading. Open an account. Vou can buy 10 puts or 10 calls on 10,000 busheln graiu for .$10, or you. can buy both for 12i, ur as many moro as you wnh. An advance or decline of 1 cent- gives you the chance to take $100 profit. Write Tor full particulars, it, W. NEWMANN. Niw rint KilMl Sak ;BtdUig Uolumbiis, Ohio Has Something Good for Earling ton People Tuesday Night March 10. "THE PRINCE OF TONIGHT" BOOKED 'The Prince of Tonight" tho best show that has been horo for sometime, comes to the Temple Theatre on . Tuesday evening, March 10. There are three acts and four scenes in this high class performance ami a strong guar antee from the company insures of the vorybest shows that has been produced in this section of the country this season;. Tho entire production will b shown in Eurliufeton just as it , was in Chicago. Earlingtou people can ,not afford to miss seeing "The .Prince of Tonight." . Chronic Stomach Trouble Cured Thoro is nothing more discourajj ing than a chronic dlaorder of the stomach, It Is not surprising that, manv sutler for years with such an ailment whon a permanent cure 1b within their reach and may be had for a trifle? "About one yar ago," says p. h Beck, of Wakelne, Mich.,, "I bought a package of Gbambef laln's Tablets, and since using theih I have folt perfectly well. I had previously used any number of dir-J ferent medicines, but none of them' were of any lasting benefit. For sale by all Doalors. WRIGHTSTOWW, NEW JER8EY, SNOWBOUND 1 FOR THREE DAY1"J All Roads Blocked by Huge Snow Drif( ' r Home of Mm. Jno. B. Atkinson itr r J?.w-Vork,urcJ, i-Mfe town, a village m Burhneton County. N, J., on the Pemberton & Hightown railroad, was com pletely .isolated for three days as a result of the recent storm. All roads' tvere blocked by hugh snow drifts, and not a person, it is stated; had entered or left the town from the time it became snowbound Sun'day night until to-day. The railroad, according to word received hero, succeeded in break ing the blockade early tf duy. Mrs. John B. Atkinson's farm is three mil-.sfrom Wrightstown, which is the shipping station for the milk from numerous dairy farms in that section and for var ious product?, us well as receiv ing station for freight, express and mnil. The rural mail deliv ery goes from Wrightstown to "The Locusts," Mrs. Atkinson's farm, and a considerable scope of thickly sottJvd country. H. D. COWAND GOES IN BUSINESS FOR HIMSELF Opcn Dry Goods, Clothing. Shoes and Gents' Furnishing Store Mr. H. 1). Oowand who has been manager of the firm of Barnes, Cowuinl & Co., for sev eral year has severed connection with this concern and 'opened n store in the old Bourlaud & Motiierahe'ad stand. Mr. Oowand is well known iu this community us an enterprising business man aud has demonstrated disability along, this line while, with the firm of BurnoF, OowaiuJ & Oo. He expects to handle and exten sive line of up'to-d.tte joods and is now iu the eastern markets purchasing his new spriug, stock. Mr. Cowtiud ask-j tli the people of Earlingtou uu4 surrounding country giv lnm a portion of. their trade assurrns; them they will nlwaye receive lull values and courteous treat ment. -Sutler day and uilit th lorutnu ol licUiwr pilus, Not)ilng ltlJ we until 1 uea "ntn't ) uiniuiciu i u loimi V4t latiuttf, lg K (.arrrlt. Uajor. ;rrJ. AIm.