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VnchWaWs , BALED MUSIC ifTMIERK'S (joint: to be a (treat con X cert nt tli? npern house to night," said tho rcUred merchant, "and If you'll go along with me, I'll pay your way and buy you Ave cents' worth of peanuts. I'm sure nothing could be more liberal than Hint." "You'll brook yourself up In business If you go around wasting your substance In that fashion," re plied the hotel keeper. Hut you will have to hunt up another victim. Since I bought a phono graph nnd a hunch of records I have quit going to concerts. There's nothing hut vanity nnd vexation of spirit about an enter tainment of that kind. It's advertised to start at a certain hour, say eight o'clock, and you are credulous enough to think that the specifications will be lived up to. Tou break a hame strap to get therein time, 'and when you ar rive, at terminates to eight, you And you're, the first one there. Tou sit nround, waiting for an hour or two, and people walk on your feet and sit down on your hat and make things unpleas ant as possible. "By the time tho curtain goes up, yon are wishing you had possessed sense enough to stay at home. But, be ing there, and having paid for the priv ilege, you determine to hold her nozzle agin the bank, an It were. I "Tho entertainment usually Is j opened by a talksmlth. The man who makes a few remarks nlways looms up at such entertainments, nnd should be taken to Jail for nhtnlnlng money un der false pretenses. When he has said all that he can think of. the art ists begin to dish up the music. It may be elegant music It usually Is. But you can't enjoy It in comfort, for the gentleman with the large splay foot, in the seat directly behind you, persists In heating time with that organ until he drives you frantic. If you turn around and dot him In the eye, you will be ejected from the building. "Then you will find that the woman with a shrill, carrying voice, who has heard better singers, sits right In front of you, and she keeps on talking In a maddening way. The last concert I attended had a fine contralto who sang some stem-winding songs of the kind we all like. But the woman with the shrill voice was right In front of me, and I could hear her saying: 'Really, you should hear Margaret Keyes or Christine Miller sing that selection; this woman Is Impossible as a vocal ist.' "Then a man with a hectic voice and a name that be Imported without paying duty on It, stood up and whin nied like a doggone zebra, and we were expected to, believe that he was sing ing a Neapolitan soflg. I never heard Hnythlng that filed my nerves the way that voice die It recalled the halcyon days when ray father used to sharpen a bucksaw with a rasp. Well, when he finished his first number, the ap plause wb frantic, and he reared up and did It all over agald. Then the applause was- louder than ever, and he whinnied something else. They kept that blamed pirate there for half an hour, and I don't know when I suf fered so much. "The hall was overheated, and I was Jammed In the middle of a row of seats so I couldn't get out without climbing over a number of ladles and gentlemen. We were kept there for three hours, and when I got out I swore by ray Sunday hat I'd never go to another public concert. "Next day I bought a phonograph and a lot of records of the kind I like, and now I enjoy my music. I start It when I get ready, and quit when I nm tired. No punk singers are encored. No Windy Jims Introduce the singers with a few pertinent remarks. If a singer displeases tne, I stop the ma chine nnd throw the record into the alley. You'd better tear up your con cert ticket and come and hear my mu sic mill." SIM ( sKl Hard Hit. "What's wrong, old man? You look blue." "Had a scrap with my wife this morning." ' "Oh, don't let a little thing like that worry you. A thunderstorm clears the atmosphere, you know." "Yes, but that doesn't help n man who's been struck by lightning." , Boston Transcript. ! Of Course. "You made a big howl that you were j out for civic betterment." "We did." .v yet your program consists solely of getting your crowd Into office." "Well, ain't that civic better-j mentr New Rich. "Well, what's on tho tapis today?" asked the social secretary breering in. "I hadn't noticed," answered Maw Hoptoad. "Maria, did you spill any thing on the tapis?" FARMERS SHOULD RAISE MORE GOOD UTILITY ilORSESJ Federal Authorities State That Horses Aro Moro Economical on Farms Than Motorized Tractors or Trucks An Infusion j of Thoroughbred Blood Gives Spirit, Vigor And j Endurance There .1 now a recognized "horso one" whore short hauls and frequent stops are necessary In both city and country Into which the truck nnd tractor cannot enter and compete with the horse without loss to the merchant and the farmer. After a costly experiment the horse Is com ing Into ids own, displacing the motorized truck and tractor, partic ularly on the farm, where It has been conclusively demonstrated that there Ii economy In breeding a sultablo type of horse for a varied agricultural service. At a recent meeting In Chicago of the Horse Association of America, II. C. Taylor, Chief of the Federal Bureau of Farm Markets, presented some Interesting figures, tho result of official Investigations, proving that horses are more economical In every field of operation on farms than the motorized tractor or truck. Computed on 1921 feed prices, the cost of power per acre, according to the U. S. Department fludlngs, Is $1.37 for plowing with horses as compared with J 1.71! with tractors; disking, 34c with horses and 55c with tractors; disking lu combination, 32c with horses as against 59c with tractors; harrowing 18c with horses as against BOc with tractors; drawing hay load er, 52c with horses and 91c with tractors, and drawing grain binder, 31c with horses, uoc with tractors. The value of mechanical motive power Is clearly recognized by the Horse Association of America, but after a thorough nation-wide inquiry, it bus been shown that the enforced displacement of the horse In farm work hua been expensive to the farmer and has Increased the cost of living to every family In America. The Various State Agricultural Col leges, particularly In the central west, are stressing the point that horses should be bred for the definite qual ities which stand the lest of long, hard service, an Infusion of thorough- TABLETS- GRANT DRUG COMPANY ' A - -- 1 1 ii '')-"'-' j The Story of Our States I By JONATHAN BRACE XXXIII OREGON IT WAS the S panleh who laid claim to the discovery of our Pacific coast. In 1543 Ferrelo possibly sailed as far North as the Oregon boundary. In 1579 Sir Francis Drake explored for England the coast considerably north of this. Other Spaniards made further explorations and Captain Cook, the English navi gator, In 1783, landed at Nootlca Sound and gave 'it Its name. Thus both' Spain' and England laid claim to this region. The American rights to this territory were based on the dis covery of the Columbia river In 1792 by Captain Robert Gray, who sailed from Boston In the ship Columbia to open up fur trade. Many American fur traders followed and in 1811 John Jacob Astor, the head of the Pacific Fur company, estab lished a settlement called Astor ia at the mouth of the Columbia. The real opening of the North west was the result of the fam ous Lewis and Clark expedi tion. By 1843 a decided flow of emigrants from the East trav elled over the Oregon Trail from Kansas City to the Columbia river, and thus Into Oregon. The trip over this route occupied about three months and the set tlers generally travelled In large parties to withstand any pos sible attacks from Indians. American settlers became so numerous that the United States actively laid claim to this re gion. Spain had been forced to withdraw any rights she may have had when Florida was ceded In 1813. This left Eng land and America quarrelling over this section of the country. Final settlement, with definite boundaries between the United States and Canada, was made in 1840. The Oregon territory was formed In 1848 and the State of Oregon was taken Into the Un ion In .1859 with an area of 00, GOO square miles. (ObrMcClurt Nwppr 8ndlciU.) fr " - fi Htad Grow Till Man Is 40. Speaking generally, a man's head, particularly if he Is a thinking mas, aootlnues to Increase In slxa until to la forty or fifty years of age. To All Breeds , bred blood giving spirit, vigor and en : durance to tho colder breeds. Oeorge Ijino, head of n $1,000,000 live-stock ranch In Canada, In a nent letter to Wayne Dlnsmore, Secretary of the Horse Association of America, said ; "I have crossed Thoroughbred sires on broncho mares: on high grade Clydesdale mares; on mares aired by I'ercherou stallions out of broncho dams; on maron that were or ?4 I'orchcron ; and whenever I had a pure bred I'ercheron mare that would not settle to a I'ercheron sire, I bred her to a thoroughbred sire, and usually got such marcs In foal, the re sult being a crossbred thoroughbred I'ercheron. We havo bred the female produce resulting from these various crosses to hotii thoroughbred and I'ercheron sires, so that wo have horses carrying various degrees of thoroughbred blood from Vi to bred from marcs of various types and blood strains. From long x perience in the use of such horses, and our actual breeding operations, I know that the thoroughbred cross on any draft mare Increases quality, endurance, and length of life." The manufacture of mechanical mo tive power already has caused an enormous dralu upon our available labor resources, so that every time a farmer, or business man, buys a mechanical power unit which bo does not absolutely need, be Is simply bid ding up the labor market against him self. Nor can the market for coarse grains be left eut of consideration. The displacement of horses occurring In the years 1910 to 1920, destroyed an annual market for over 113 million bushels of oats, 70 million bushels of corn and 4 million tons of hay more than the average total export per year on these Items. The curtail ment of city demand cuts off not only the outlet for surplus farm horses, but this great market for staple farm products. ! ........ I The Story of Our States By JONATHAN BRACE XX MISSISSIPPI THE State of Missis sippi derives Its name from the river which forms 1 1 a western boundary. The word Itself comes from the Algonquin mlasl-sepa which means "great river." It Is popu larly supposed to mean "Father oftheWatera"but this Interpre tation Is Incorrect. The state la also known as the Bayou State iroru the many bayous which are formed by the shifting rlrerIn this connection It Is Interesting to note the-uneven course of the' Mississippi river. Though the extreme length of the state from the Gulf to Tennessee Is 330 miles, the western border, due to the winding of the Mississippi river, extends for nearly 500 miles. The rivers play an Important part In this stale. They are so numerous and the country so subject to Hood that the river bottoms covei nearly one fifth of the area of the entire stale. The early history of Missis sippi Is yoked up with that of Louisiana of which It originally formed a part. Discovered by De Soto In 1530. It was not until La Salle sailed down the river and claimed this territory, which he named In honor of his, French king, Louis XIV, that a perma nent settlement was established. In 17G3 the territory east of the Mississippi was ceded by the French to the English. For n while the lower portion of the present state was called West Florida. After being captured by the Spanish nnd later re turned to the United States, the Territory of Mississippi was ex tended to Its present size of 40, 803 square mile" and in 1817 It was admitted as tho twentieth state of the Union. At the time of the Mexican war, although called upon to supply one regi ment of volunteers, Mississippi responded with enough men for two. One of these regiments was commanded by Jefferson Davis, who later was the presi dent of the Confederate states. Since Its readralttance to the Un ion In 1870 Mississippi In na tional elections has been a Demo cratic state except In 1871', when it voted for Grant. ( by McCliir Ntwiptptr SradloitO - One never loses anything by Ing polite. be- ANNOUNCEMENT The firm of J. L. the purchase and aud Meat Market on West Side'of Public Square oppo site Court House. This modern, clean grocery will be devoted to the exclusive sale of V ' Staple and Fancy Groceries Fresh and Cured Meats OUR POLICY is something of which we sel dom speak- something of which we are un willing to boast, rather aiming by perform ance to make it tangible. Perhaps such an occasion as this it is not unbecoming if we do so with self praise, to outline the things for which we have striven. OURS WILL ALWAYS be a PROGRESSIVE POLICY. For your business, we will fight with fair methods and first class merchan dise, not over priced, but never, never with slander. WE SOLICIT YOUR PATRONAGE on the basis of giving you full value for your money The Barbourvilie Store will be under the management of Mr. Reese Golden and. he will go the limit to help make this new link one of the best! We will, from time to time, show you the advantage that our cash system has for you both in buying from up and selling your produce. While there is much to be said for the "Cash and Carry" system we are not prepared to refuse our customers the privilege of having their groceries and meats delivered. We can afford to make free deliveries where your purchases amount to $1.00 or more. Thi'3 will make it an object to bunch your order. For your convenience, we will retain telephone and we will also issue coupon books in S5.00. $10 no and S20 00 denominations. These two conveniences will save you making trips to the store and hav ing trouble making change as all orders will be Cash on Delivery. J. L. TILLER & SONS BARBOURVILLE, KY. CLATE NEWS Speed Gattlff was very sick the first of the week. Cleve Gatliff arrived home Sunday from Harlan. He Is still carrying the bullet In his body an the would-be assasln is still unknown. Miss Samantha Gatliff ,who has been with her brother In Haran, Is spending a few days at home before returning to her posi tion in Mt. Vernon, O. Mr. and Mrs. King Tye, of Meadow Creek, were here Sunday. Wm. Slmms has moved to Josh Logan's place. Sam Large and mother have moved to George Sharp's farm here. Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Shelton have moved to H. C. MceNell's farm. Mr. Shel- has been in the regular army (or several years. He has been In Mass achuse'tts since, the World War. S. J. Mays sold some nice cattle to Cleve Brown of Indian Creek re cently. John Gatliff sold six tat hogs and delivered them at Corbln last week. C. A. Terrlll sold a fat hog to L. F. Sharp, of Corn Creek, last week. Speed Gatliff sold a fat hog to W. E. Warfleld. Mr. and Mrs. C. A. Terrlll are moving to .their farm at Meadow Creek. They also bought J. S. TerrlU's stock of 1 goods and will contonue the busl- jness left by Mr. Terrlll who has gloved to Corbn. Mrs. C. A. Ter rlll and little daughter Edna spent several days In Corbln visiting with friends nnd also had Miss Edna's I tonsils removed. Henry Slier lost i over a thousand bushels of corn as I the result of fire and about $2,000 of machinery. During the hunt ling season Speed Gatliff discovered land extinguished a fire which might havo proved serious. In oue of the (fields near the barn and house. This I is the principle crossing place and Mr. Gatliff wants all to feel perfect ly to use It hut suggests they be core ful about dropping lighted matches or any fire. A. FRIEND. IF YOU NEED Letterheads Cards Invitations Folders Statements Circulars Envelopes Billheads or anything else in the print ing line, come in and see us. THE MOUNTAIN ADVOCATE TILLER & SONS wishes to announce T opening- of the J. UNION COLLEGE .VOTES I Dr. Oliver, who has been conduct ing the revival, left for his home In Cleveland Tuesday, night. The revi ival resulted In Beveral conversions. ..Clyda Nelson, Charlie Nelson, .Jack Heath and Calvin Gray visited Ihome folks over the week end. I Lola Croley, formerly a student m me ujjjusi lusiuuie. enroiieu as a Normal student Monday. Dr. Klepfer and Dean Ryder filled I their appointments at London and Piuevllle Sunday.. There will be a basketball game Saturday night between Berea boys and our Varsity team. Rev. Davis, of Wllllamsbure. for merly pastor of the M. E. Chnrch, was greeting his friends on the Campus Thursday. The girls Varsity team and boys High School team will go to Mld dlesboro Friday night to play basket ball. Dr. Klepfer. Miss Murphy and Miss Weeks Journeyed to L. M. U. last Wednesday evening where they $0 Auto Radiator Protection for $2 Our Improved Kudiator Shutter Is Operated from. the. DASH Made of Waterproof Fiber Composition. Retains the Heat, Better than Metal, Doesn't Rust or Rattle. SAVES GAS, BATTERY, FREEZING MADE TO FIT AI.I, CARS MARKS STARTING KASY Send lis $2. and Name of Car for One Complete Postpaid Town and County Agents Wanted. Refon'tice: Dim's and Rradstreets Essential Automotive Products Co., SI I W. '.2d. St. N. Y. City. BUY RED BIRD Made at Berea College The school that is doing a great work for the mountains. 1 One hundred and fifty boys are earning part of their school expenses and fifteen of them' all in the broom industry. We need to double our present capacity to use all the boys not otherwise assigned. Ask for our Red Bird Brooms and you will not only get a good broom for the price, but you will assist in a grtfat work. L. Stanfill Grocery ? at all times meeting with your entire satis faction. AS TO MERCHANDISE-.that all our mer chandise must be of a dependable sort and sold as such without exaggeration. AS TO SERVICE That each transaction shall be satisfactory from beginning to end. all treated without discrimination. AS TO ERRORS That our entire organiza tion shall cultivate readiness to rectify er rors, with constant effort to eliminate them. AS TO FIXTURES--That all our fixtures be a real help in serving you better goods, kept in the best way possible for sanitation. served as judges In a debate be tween the two literary societies. Miss Weeks was in Pineville Sat urday attending a meeting of the lo (cal committee of arrangements for the State interscolastlc debating contest. The Reverend O. G. Ragan was a caller at tho office Tuesday. 5SE j Putting it off today won't get it done tomorrow. An advertisement in this paper today will bring' business tomorrow. BE XS 0 i . m THE MOUNTAIN ADVOCATE BOOK AND JOB PRINTERS Barbourvilie, Kentucky. BKOoiil S iK X ! en