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9 B tm.v. Sr. OFFICIAL ORGAN OF THE REPUBLICAN PARTY IN KNOX COUNTY BARBOURVILLE, KY., FRIDAY, MARCH 24, 1916, New Series: Vol. VI, No. 22 $1.00 per Year Jn Advance I, I D'!3SS':,,S',:,'i;2S;,2S!,$25'':'i2!S:;t?S:r' III ::',J. M. ROBSION, W President. "THE ROLL OF HONOR BANK'5 Capitol paid in cash $25,000.00 Surplus Profit Fund more than 38,000.00 Assets more than JiOjOWKOO Resources of bank and stock-JS -3A holders more than 1,500,000.00 (). S?A surplus profit fund of more than $38,000.00, Jandj as- sets of more than $100,OQO.OO should anneal to the man fr W wlio3 looking for asafe, progressive, fondjsuccessful fi) """k w'tn which to cioiuusiness. -. . , -- m 14 Your money isISAFE with us. and'we are in shape kto J lj lend you money when you NEED IT. A M ' !ler cent interest paid on time deposits. (H 1 FIRST NATIONAL BANK I Barbourville, Ky. 65 YEARS MARRIED Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Sampson Give Reception Celebrating Sixty-Fifth Wedding Anniversary. K It was a UeliRMiui occasion, r2.,;f.' 1851, at the John Kel- InmVuume i Be" contvl -w-h?-n Joseph Sampaoi'? HM Emoliue Kellums, hand in hand, inarched to the matrimonial altar and took the vows which bound them to gether as husband and wife to love and cherish so long as they both should live. Joe was then 27 years old, a promising youngl fellow, while Emolme, a very beautiful girl, was just past 1(. They began life in this new rela tionship on a farm in Bell county but afterwards moved to Laurel county where- Mr. Sampson pur chased a farm near London. The 'young people worked and pros pered and by shrewd, careful management accumulated consid erable property. To them were born ten children, nine of whom lived to maturity. In 1889 they bought a farm in the suburbs of this city and moved here when they have since resided. On Saturday, March 11, 1910, these same people, now grown older, of course, than they were in '51, celebrated .their sixty-fifth wedding anniversary. "Uncle Joe", as he is now familiarly called, is 92 years old and his gcod wife is in her 82nd year. Of their ten children, six now living, five attended the celebra tion. Three boys, Joseph, Jr., of South Dakota, Lewis D of New York, and Flem D., of this city, Circuit Judge of the 3-ith Judicial Distr'ict, now holding court in XVilliamsburg, were here forf&pwelebration. Also the two daughters, Mrs. Mollie Jone. who can boast of being her self a great-grand mother, wife of Hiram Jones, of London, and Mrs. Kate Barner, wife of F. R. Barner, of this city, were pres ent. Of the children, grand children Sic, five generations were represented. A family din ner wns served with Mr. ami Mrs. Joseph Sampson and their children, wives and husbands at qne table, the grand-children with their children and children's children at another table. Men IP ROBT. W. COLE, Cashier. 1 I I I f 3 ?. delsohn's wedding march was played as the guests assembled in the dining room, led by three flower girls, Anna Maud and Helen Sampson, granddaughters, and Catherine Hawn, a great granddaughter, carrying large bunches of carnations and bride's roses. The decorations were beautiful, the color scheme being yellow, white and green. Seated atjtho first table, besides father and mother.Sampson. were: Mr. and Miv. Hiram Jones, Mr. and Mrs. F. jH. Barner, Mr. and Mrs. Lewis "ijV."amPson r and Mrs. Flem D. Samp3oTCmYir. - Sampson, Joseph Sampson Jr and Mrs. Margaret Hicks, sister to the "bridegroom",At table 2 were Mr. and Mrs. J. Frank Hawn and children, Lewis, Cath erine and Ruth, Miss Cora Jones, of South Dakota, Misses Paul, Emolyn and Helen, daughters of Judge Flem D. and Susie Steele Sampson, Dowis and Anna Maud, daughters of C. N. Samp son(deceased) and Fannie Kelley Sampson, grand children and great grand children, and Miss Maggie Sampson, a niece. A reception was given in the afternoon from 3 to 5 for the family and was attended by a large number of towns people and several out-of-town visitors. Host and hostess headed the re ceiving line with beaming, hap py faces as they greeted their friends in acknowledgement of congratulations. Retreshments were served, the color scheme being carried out in the service of ice ciam. Beautiful heart shaped individual cakes had thereon the figures "65". The "bride". Mrs. Sampson, nee Kellums, wore a beautiful gown of black satin, carrying a large handsome bouquet of violets. It was an unusual and delight ful occasion. The sixty-five year bride and groom were. re cipients of many beautiful and viiiuuuiu presents, wiwi kiiiui words and good wishes from all. 1 Every one wished thes-1 i vired i and much loved old foiK many J happy returns New Make Auto Coming V. C. McDonald returned from Cincinnati Tuesday where he closed the deal tor the ajrency of the Porter-Palmer automobile. He will receive a demonstrator the flrjt of the tfeenth. KNOXVILLE'S FIRST TRADE TRIP Over One Hundred Prominent Knoxville Business Men to Visit Here On Big Special Train Itinerary of Four Days' Trip, From Knoxville to Aiheville, N. C, and Return, Stopping in Forty-Four Cities in Four States for Social and Business Calls Special. Knoxvillo's First Trado Trip, wlilcli will start April 11th nud continue for four days, will cover S13 miles of territory In Tennessee, Ken- tuclt). Vliglnln and North Carolina. 1 In nil, 1 1 towns will bo visited. Tho 1 "special," which will leave Knoxvlllo on Tuesday morning, April 11th, at i 7:60 n. w., will consist of eight nil- ' steels Pullman cars, Including two I dining cars and a combination bag gage anil buffet cm-. Tho Itinerary of tho four days' trip will bo as follows: RUST DAY. TtMWHAY, AI'l'.II. 11. I.. KikjwIUl t ip u in Ar. Clinton 8:no ii, m. I.v. Clinton S:15 a. in. Ar. Coal Creek 8:40 II. in. I.v. Coal Creek 9:10 n. m. Ar. J.:iKol lottc 9:50 u. m. I.v. LnFollcttc 10:2" n. m. Ar. .lelllco 12:10 ii. m. Lv. Jcllleo 11!:4U p in. Ar. Wllll.iius ImrK 1:17 p. in. I.v. AVIIIIntnslinrR 1:17 p. m. Ar. Cor liln 2:40 p. in. I.v. Uorliln 3:05 p. in. Ar. London 3:25 'rtv. London 4:10 p. in. Ar. 12. Ilirn Htmlt 4:25 p. m. Lv. i:. lit-rnstiuH 4:40 p. ni. Ar. Liv ingston G:l)5 p. in. Lv. Livingston 5:20 p. m Ar. Ileren C:1G p. m. Lv. litrea 0:45 p. ni. Ar. Hlcliniond 7:10 p. m SHCOND DAY, WKDNHSDAY, AP1UIL 12. Lv. Itlchiuuml 0:00 n. m. Ar. Lancas ter 7:40 ii. m. Lv. Lancaster S:15 n. m. Ar. How land S:40 a. in. Lv. Rowland 8:55 a. in. Ar. Stanford. 9:05 n. m. Lv. Stanford 9:35 n. in. Ar. Crab Or chaid 10:00 n. m. Lv. Crab Orcliard 10:15 a. m. Ar. Urod head 10:30 n. m. Lv. Hrodhctid 10:45 n. m. Ar. Sit. Ver non 11:05 a. ni. Lv. Mt. Vernon 11:35 a. m. Ar. Bar bour Hie 1:43 p. in. Lv. li.irbourvlllo 2:43 p. m. Ar. Plne- llle 3:23 p. m. Lv. I'inevllle 4:03 p. m. Ar. Orby 4:15 p. in, Lv. Orby 4:25 p. ni. Ar. Jllddlcsboro 4:55 p. m. Tinni) day. Tiiriii hay, apiul 13. Lv. Allildltiloni 5:00 .1. in Ar. Pen nlnKton 7:10 :i. m. I.v. IVnnliiKton 7:lo u. in. Ar. Ills Stone (Up 8:45 n. in. I.v HIk Stone (i.ip 9:45 a. in. Ar. An iml.ulil.i 10:10 n in .f,".V,S,,,'il Appani'iun iu.it" a. in. Ar. .Nor- Noru7n"frS8--.'S- - rlfWrfWaljclfla 12:3u p. in Lv. AiipnlJL'hl.i 12:55 p. ill Ar. I'llncliport 1:45 in I.v. CIlncM port 2:15 p. in Ar. ;.iti t'ltj 245 p. in. L ' T.i ( City 3:15 p. in Ar llrlstol 4:15 p in I.v llrlstol 6:45 p. in Ar. .lolinsi I'lty 7:15 p in. roniTii n.w hiikay. apiul i Lv. Johnson f'iu i-i n. in r. .lone.--bnro 7:2b a in. Lv. Jnnesboio 7:5' a in. Ar. Tclfor.1 8:00 n. ni. Lv. Tflfoid &:10 u. in. Ar. Limestone 8:21 a. in. Lv. Limestone s:3l n m Ar. (Jreene vllle 9:05 ii in Lv. (lieenevlllp 10:o5 n in. Ar. JIos lielm 10:22 n. in Lv. Moshelm 10:32 a. ni Ar. Hulls (!.ip 11:00 a. in Lv. Hulls CJap 11.10 n in. Ar. Wlilten burg 11:17 n. m. Lv. WhitehburK 11:27 u. in. Ai. Itus j.'lhlllc 11:37 a in. Lv. Ilussellvllle 11:47 a. ill. Ar. Morrla town Ili57 a. in. Lv. Morrlatnwn 12:57 p. m. Ar. White ririo 1:23 p. in. Ijv. White Pine 1:33 p. m. Ar. New pert t:00 p. m. Lv. Newport 2:30 p. ni. Ar. Hot Sprlnu 3:45 p. in. Lv. riot Sprlncs 4:00 p. m Ar. Mar shall 4:35 p. in. Lv. Marshall 6:05 p. m Ar Ashcvllle 6:10 p. in. Lv. Ashevllle 12 ni. Ar. Knoxville, April 15, 5:15 a. m. The trip from Knoxville to Jollico will be made over tho Southern Hall way, and from Jcllleo to Appalachla, Va over the I.. & N. At Appalachla tho "special" will change to tho V. & S. W., over whoso tracks It will run to Bristol, whero connection will bo made with the Southern again, over wnlch line the remainder of tho trip will bo made. This train of olght cars, which will bo equipped with everything neces sary to make tho trip pleasant, will be the homo of tho hundred Knoxville business men for the tour days of tho Celebrated Sixty-fifth HBBSHMMi''i JiaiBik rvT ak .t. i .iiHUHHIilE Mr, and Mrs. Joseph Sampson, and Milton Jafhton Lkr, their gmt, grtat grand-child, trip. No expense has been spared in tho planning of this trip by the Knox vlllo Hoard of Commerce to mako It a puccPSM, and allow tho members of the parly tho longest possible stay in each town, ami yet mako tho num ber of towns necessary to cover so much territory on tho first trip. Few realize tho amount of work and preparation that Is Involved In the running of one of theso Trado Trips. Heforo tlip train starts on its way, the executive committee in charge of tho Trade Trip will havo spent many weeks In working out the details, in orner to Insure no hitch or confusion. First, the route had to bo selected; the itinerary adopted and tho ar rangements made for the railway equipment and for tho facilities af forded the members of the trip. Tho commissary car must bo stocked, the supplies being, so fur as possible, the products of the sections to bo visited and bought in Knoxvlllo, which In It self should provo a big advertisement for tho trip; tho red, white and blue umbrellas to be carried by the mem bers ordered, and tho badges to be worn secured. These badges will have printed on them: "Knoxvillo's First Trade Trip, April 11th to Htli," nnd nn the identification portion will bo printed the name and title of tho member and the firm represented, This will bo a great nid to tho peoplo of the towns visited, as it will not bo necessary for one to ask names, but by merely looking at any member's badge one can get the member's name, title and all. Besides these badges, each member of the Trade Trip will wear a white hat with tho word "Knoxvlllo" printed on the band, which will also he an aid in distin guishing the local boosters from the Trado Trip members, allowing them to get together in tho shortest possi ble time. There Is also the assign- r ' DUi0- F-&r-!0,l!'J.llman accom modations to be looked after," rKm-?. great many other things which must be taken care of by tho Trado Trip committee of tho Knoxvlllo Board of Commerce, to make tho trip one that will give maximum results to the Knoxvlllo business men as well as to the business men of tho towns to be Islted. teaching llichmond, Ky., at 7:10 p. m. on tho first day out, tho Knox vlllo Tr.nlo Trip members will unload at the dt'j'ot. and headed by tho Unl erslty of Tennessee band, march to tho business section of tho city, whero thoy will hold u joint session with tho commercial organization of that place in ono of tho town's largo halls. Speakers from the "special" will tell tho lllchmoudltcs about Knoxville, what she buys and what alio sells, and lots more of general Interest, while the llichmond speakers will tell the Knoxville party about their town, what the) mako, what thoy havo to sell, and many other things. Alter nating between tho speeches will bo concerts by tho University of Tennes see Hand, At I.liudlcsboro, whero tho "tpeclal" will arrlvo at 4:45 on the second eve ning out, April 12th, another evening meeting will bo held slmlllar to the ono at llichmond, ns will nlso bo douo nt Johnson City on tho evening of tho third day and at AKhevllIe on tho eve ning of the last day. At all of tho stops the band will pluy and at many tho Knoxvlllo party will parade, and at every stop tho Knoxvllllnns plan to mako tho most of tho tluio tho train will tarry. Wedding Anniversary W. R. Lay, Acting President. (!) THE NATIONAL BANK OF JOHN A. BLACK (!) I 1 I 1 I i 4 STRONG, SAFE, CONSERVA TIVE AND ACCOMMODATING. We divide profits with all our customers who leavetheir money with us on time deposit, Our books are kept by machine and are absolute ly correct and neat, no better service can be had anywhere. Start to Saving Your Money-Let it Work For You. i I 1 Condensed Resources Montis, Loans fc Discounts fiT-i"4.M Il-il Ktntoifc Fixtures IMTiO.iiO Cash on hand ami in Hank . lfi-vm 9 Imoiest fcex-SS;,.-penscs paiil . 1MU.4S NOHbOtl.L'l 1 1 I fh BLUNDERS OF THE iu Wilson Has Failed In Foreign and Domestic Policies, ROOT SHOWS HIS ERRORS,! Address as. Temporary Chairman of New York Republican Convention Points Out Sins of Democratic Com mission and Omission "We Have Lost Influence Because We Have Been Brave In Words and Irresolute In Action." In Ills address as temporary clialr man of tue New York state Ilepiihllcaii convention, delivered In Carnegie Hull New York, tiie IIou. Ellhu Hoot said: We aro entering upon a contest for tlio election of a president and tlie cou trol of go eminent under condition essentlnlly new In the experience ol our party nnd of our country. The forms nnd methods which wo are about to follow arc old nnd familiar, but the grounds for action, tho demand of great eents for decision upon un tlonal conduct, the moral forces tirg Ing to n solution of vaguely outlln ed questions, tho tremendous con sequences of wisdom or folly In nation al policy, nil these nre new to tho great mass of American voters now living Never since 1601 has nn election becu fraught with consequences so vltol to national 'life. All the ordinary consid erations which play so great n part In onr presidential campaigns aro aud ought to be dwarfed Into inslgnlflcuncu. Democratic Party to the Bar. For the llrst time In twenty years we enter the Held ns tho party of opposi tion, and Indeed it Is n much longer time, for In 1S00. In nil respects save the tariff, tho real opposition to the sturdy ami patriotic eourso of rivl dent Cleveland was to bo found in the party that followed Mr. IJryan. It U our duty ns tho opposition to bring the Democratic party to tho bar of public Judgment, to put it upon Its defense so far ns we seo just and substantial grounds to criticise Its conduct and to nsU tho voters of tho country to decide whether that party, organized us it Is. represented ns It has been since it canio Into power, lias shown llscir competent to govern tho country as it should bo governed and whether Its Bplrlt, Its policies, ami its performance nro tho best that the American people con Uo in tho way of popular self gov ernment. In tho Held of domestic u Ha Ira soino facta relovaut to theso questions bad already been ascertained when In Au Tti ltH tfn 1't i?KOjfljiti W"r I 1 f I I 1 I 1 I I 1 111' 1 I i' I Statement Liabilities Capital Htocl; it Surplus j ii81Ki.7 Cashier'" cheeks 'iCW.Tfl Circulation. tiii'iKum DKI'OSITS .HlKiiiO-iis iusmi(;.'.'1 Til began. During tho year and a half of Democratic control of goiornnient In a period of profound pence there liad been a steady dectenp in American production, in exports ..nd In revenues nnd a steady increase In linixirt and expenditures. Kuterprls-c hud halted. The Democratic tariff had been framed upon an avowed repudiation of nil pro tection, however moderate and reason able, nnd because nil prote' tlon was repudiated practically nil Information from competent witnesses as to tho ef fect new provisions would have upon business was rejected. It was with lust cause that the cnterprNc of tho country halted, timid nnd Irrcmlutc. because iTiiX. ,uid-i:uir,"ttoStlilt.r of government. Foreign Competition After War. The great war has not dmiiyed tlw lesson which we had already learned when It began. It has but olncured further demonstration It has caused nn enormous demand for c things which the United States Is iiMo to pro duce in targe quantities nnd in the lines of production while utlier Indus tries still languish, there have lnjcn os tenshe employment of Inbor. great at. ports and n gtcnt Influx of inoiiuy. Hut this Is temporary It must soon cease, nnd when the factories havo stopped nnd their laborers nre no longer employed we must deal with a situation for which wise forcthtutKht should make provision More Impor tant still, the war has paralysed tho peaceful Industries of all Hurope and has stopped that competitive foreign production which tu .Inly. 1011. had al ready entered American markets to supersede Amcrlenu products under the tariff law of 1013. The war has thus given to American products nn Immunity from competition far moro effective than any possible protootlvo tariff. Hut that Is temporary, nnd when the war Is over, when foreign pioductlon begins ngnln. the American market compared with Impoverished Europe will be more than ever beforo tho object of desire nnd effort, nnd wo shall become the dumping ground of the world to the destruction of our own Industries unless that Is prevented by a wise and competetit government How CanVVe Defend Ourselves? Hut It h not from dninestU' ques tions (hat the most dlillcult problem of this day aviso. Tho events f tho last few jce.rs have taught us many lessons. Wo have learned that civilian tlon Is but a veneer thinly covering the savage nature of man. How can thW nation, which lows pence and IntetxU Justice, avoid tho ante of mllltarUm nud at tli s-ame time preserve Its la- dependence, defend Its territory, pro tect tho llte.s nud liberty aud proper ty of Its citizens? How iu wo pre vent the sanw principles of action, the name policies of conduct, the sam rorces of military power which nro ex hibited In Huropo from laying bold upon tho vast territory nnd practically undefended wealth of tho now Torld? Have wo still national IdenlsT Will anybody Uvu for them? Would any body dlo for them? Or pro wo n for Confirm)! on Pngc Two. H. 13. Clank, Cashier. ti f IV . .