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CI1AS. T. CRAWFORD, Iditor Application mal for entry ui neooud clan matter, at the polotlire at Law renceburg, Teooeniwe, under act of CoDgrent, March 3, 1M7!. PublUbed every Wednesday at Law rencuburjr, Tonticnnee largo oxtont tho old party align tnents, and will nienn h reinsur ed Democratic put ty in Tonnes. miv--Memphis News Scimitar. Subscription Price per year, $1 Payable invariably In advance Announcements. FOIt CONGRESS. TURNER; Wt ire authored to announce C. W. Tamer, of Humphreys County, 11 can didate for Conjrm from the Seventh Congrev ionl District. Subject to the Democratic Primary, April 27, 1912. Fort TKUSTF.E, N0BL1T;We art authorized to announce Tho. H. Noblit as a candidate for Trustee of Lawrenct County. Election in Augnst. Governor Hooper has announ ced as a candidate for re-election, lie has maflo an able and very specious address. Hooper has a way of putting a ring of sincerity in his statements. Not gifted with great oratorical powers and not a man of great personal mag netism, yet he conveys an im pression of earnestness and can dor. Hooper will be no easy man to beat. The Democrats of Tenn. ussee may just as well face this question now. Hooper will not be beaten by a campaign of abuse He has been careful not to arouse personal hostilities. He has avoided putting to the front cer tain principles that were once in great favor with Republicans in the South and which are most of fensive to the white people. There is one way to beat Hooper and only one, and that is for the Democrats to nominate a man who has all the goo'd qualities which Hooper has manifested and possibly some that he has ' not, and who will have behind him a united and aggressive Democratic party. The Demo cratic masses want to get togeth er. The rank and file are tired of the fighting that has taken place within the party ranks in the last three or four years. They realize that incalculable damage has been done to the material and moral prosperity of Tennes see. If the Tjarty should divide this year the Republican nomi nee for president will probably capture the state. A Democrat, ic victory is necessary for the material welfare of the people of these United States. The peo ple are seeking a cure for the in dustrial and commercial evils of tins country through Democracy as a remedy. The insurgent lie publicans are moving along par allel lines with Democrats. They are not yet so far progressed that they are willing to leave the old order and their old party Hooper in Tennessee will be stronger than the Republican party In the state, but Hooper in that very thing is a danger to Democrats. Memphis Comnier cial Appeal (Anti Hooper). speaking alxiUt harmony we are of the opinion that there will be no harmony in the Democratic party unless old sinners (v) are retired. The jx'ciple are not wanting to get into a primary wht-re Mc.Millin, ('ox, Patterson, Dibrell and others of the old Guard are aspirants for ollice. New blood is wanted. Men are watited thut have never smelled the smoke of bnttl as -it were; nicn of the people, for the people and by the jeople. The name of the Democratic nominee has not been mentioned if the party calls a man of this stripe, We hope it will be a spontaneous outburst of the Democracy of the state to call some one to carry tho ban ner that has not been mixed up in tho late unpleasantness A ! dark horse. This is the onlv Moses that can lead the state Democracy out of the darkness of internecine war into the light of Democratic simplicity. Take some country editor that is near and dear to the people, or some farmer that knows what is what, or some merchant that is up.to da to, or some lawyer that will tell the truth. There are plenty of country editors that would make ideal governors, but the people will have to find them. None of them are hunting jobs. Martin Mail. PINCHOT LEAVES LAFQLLETTE Course 1-a Follette II.isTuken is Dividing Progressives, bays Former Chief Forester, Washington. Feb. 18. Gilford Pin chot, in a signed statement, lu.tJe pub lic touight, announces that be hat with drawn hit support from Senator LaFol. lette'i presidential candidacy, and that he will hereafter advocate the nmnina tion of Theodoie Roosevelt. Mr. Pinchol declares Hut the events of the last month have made it apparent that Senator LaFollelte's candidacy will neither hold the progressive republicans together as a fighting force nor prevent the nomination of "a reactionary repub lican." "The course which the senator has elected to pursue," says Mr. Piuchol, "will uot keep the progressives together, and in that course I cannot follow him." piioliat I .iiixl Withdrawn From l.ntry An intelligent writer in the Lauderdale County Enterprise, of Ripley, who is described by the editor as an original prohibi. tionist, says he would be willing for the four mile law as applying to the large cities to be repealed, but upon the condition: "That we are to have stringent laws gainst the shipment of liquor n the state from wet into dry territory." The writer notes toe fact that Kentucky has just pass ed such a law. He believes that if the states will maintain such a system the government will also finally accord protection. lhe state-wide law would iikely havt! had much less sentiment behind it but for Gov. Patter son's veto of the anti-jug bill, and there would probably be less objection in the rural districts to some form of county option if it were not for the fact that if such a system were established it would be likely that the rural districts would be denied their own option as to whether or not they should have liquor shipped in. Knox. ville Sentinel. Gov. Hooper has announced his candidacy for a renomination This will not be denied him. It will, in fact, be given him unani. mously. He has done the best he could. No Republican could have done it more intelligently and dignifiedly. Had there been a legislature in touch with him, he might have accomplished much toward the material devel opment of the state and the bet. terment o f legislation. Thi newspaper has given him sincere support in many of his positions and undertakings, and has not hesitated to credit him with the worthiest intentions. But, as we have stated before, Tennes see is not a Republican state No Republican governor can be much of a factor in moving it forward. It is through the Dem ocratic party that progress must come. We know not what changes will result from the adoption of the harmony plan Should the Democrats in conven tion give earnest evidence of their fitness to be restored to power by naming a high-class Tennessean for governor, and formulating a platform that means things, the success of the party in November would be assured. We trust they will do this. The national contest will strengthen them in the state contest. It will bring back to a During January 214,749 acres ol land in the State of Idaho believed to be underlain by phosphate rock were withdrawn on reccommendation of the United States Geological Survey- This makes a total outstanding withdrawal in Idaho of 1,167,137 acres of phos phate land. In Wyoming 1,266,668 acres are now withdrawn as phosphate land, in Utah 107,745 acres, in Montana 33,950 acres, and in Florida 35.640 acres, a total ot 2.61 1,1 40 acres. Par tul detailed surveis ot these areas made by Survey geologists show a very large quantity of this important fertili zer, the value ranging up into the bil lions of dollars. The Director ol the Survey, in his latest annual report, calls attention to the need of the enact ment of a law that will permit develop ment of this resource, which is coming more and more into use as an agricul tural soil stimulant. The United States is believed to have the greatest phos phate deposits in the world. Prison Garb Not Confederate Cray Col. .Iimi. I'. Ili kinitit r.tHiiitnen Sample mid lite Mtttriiieut to tli Public. Afler examining a simple of the goods to be used as uniforms by the stale convicts instead of the stripes, Adjutant General John P. Hickman, 1 Confederate veterans, issued a statement Friday to Hie e(letl that the cloth doesnl resemble Conlederate grav, and will not be objf ctioiiable to Confederate vet erans. The statement follows: A great deal of fuss has been raised about the uniform to be worn by the convicts in the Tennessee penitentiary. I have seen a sample of the uniform adopted, and it is no mote like Cooled eraie gray than the v-ontederate gray is like the Federal blue, It does not bear the remotest resemblance to the gray worn by the Confederate soldiers It is from a Confedetate standpoint ab solutely unobjectionable." With Ibis statement the hue and cry that was raised by hasty statements to the effect that the prison commission had adopted Confederate gray as the color tor the convict uniform, will cease it is hoped. The cloth selected by the prison commission is really of an olive drab, containing a tinge of green, and in texture much resembles the cotton ade" worn bv Tennessee plowboys, For the winter uniforms a heavier goods will be used, though similar color. The agitatiou of the subject recalls the fact that during the administration of Gov. Patterson the colored porters at the capitol were uniformed in gray! which very closely resembles Con federate gray. There was some protest at ibe time, but it soon melted away nd the uniforms are still in use. Those who travel much on the morning and evening trains on the L & N can't but be pleasantly impressed with the attention to duty, the uniform patience and courtesy, the never failing con sideration for the comfort and safety of passengers, shown by Flagman Thos'. R. Liles. Mr. Liles is in all that the term im plies a gentleman. The old and inlirm are objects of his especial care, and there are none so poor or insignificant as to be slighted by him. His friends are sure that his attentive, courteous, ca. pable discharge of duty will bring him the promotions that he so well deserves. He is fortunate also in being under that prince of railroaders, the big-hearted. big-bodied Conductor Joe Thorn, as. Truth about it is, that we who travel by the morning and evening trains have got the very best trainmen on. earth. From conductor to newsboy they are alright. HOT CANDIDATE FOR OFFICE THIS YEAR John I. Cox Issues a Terse State, ment as to Intentions in Politi cal Way. In a statement issued Friday night Ex-Governor John I. Cox announced that he would not be a candidate in the pri mary of April 27. The statement follows. I place the success of suy party above any political ambition I may entertain, and feeling it is best that I shall not be a candidate under existing conditions, I will ask no thing of the democracy of Tennes see, this year. Governor Cox arrived in Nashville Friday and was in conference during the day with a number of local politi cians, including Ex-Governor Benton McMillin. His announcement lends interest to the rumor that Governor Mc Millin will be a candidate for the gu bernatorial nomination. The name of Governor Cox had been frequently mentioned for the race for governor. He was also spoken of as a possible candidate for the senatoria honors, NIVES, PISTOLS AND BLOODSHED Violent Scenes Characterize Re publican Convention in Green ville. LAND SALE Nora Crowder by J In Chancery Court next friend Jaa. at Lawrenceburg Crowder va J Tennessee. Thou. H. Meredith et, als. ) In obedience to a decree of the Chan eery Court at Lawrenceburg, Tennessee made and entered at the November term 1911, in the above styled cause, I will on Saturday March 9th 1912, sell Co the highest and best bidder, at the East door of the Cnnrt Houce in Law renceburg Tennessee, the property des cribed in the bill as follows; Being in the 8th Civil district of Lawrence County Tennessee, containing about two and one half acre more or lew to-wit. Bounded on the North aud West by the L F. Gunn property; on the South by Elija Caruthers. on the East by Henry Welch and Forrest Mc -Bride on the North and Fast by Mrs McMillin. Said property being on the South Fast aide of bhoal Creek and near the town of Lawrenceburg Tenn. Terms of Sale Said land will be sold on a credit of six and twelve months, taking notes with good and approved security, and retaining a lien on said land to secure putchaae money. . Thi February 7th, 1912. T. H. Meredith C & M. How (lie Mountains Were Named Adirondacks: Derived from the Ca nienga (Mohawk) Iroquois language in which the original form is rati- rontaks, meaning "bark eaters." Allegheny: A corruption of the Dele ware Indian name for Allegheny and Ohio rivers, the meaning of the name being lost- Appalachian: The name was given by the Spaniards under DeSoto, who de rived it from the name of a neigh boring tribe, the Apalachi, Brinton holds its radical to be the Muscogee apala, "great sea,'' or "great ocean,' and that apalache is a compound of this word with the Muscogee person al participle "cbi." and mean "those by the sea," Blue Ridge: So called from the hue which frequently envelops its distant summits. Catskill: The mountains were called katsbergs by the Dutch, from the number of wildcats found in them and the creek, which flows from the mountains, was called Katerskill "tomcats' creek." Ozark: The aux arcs was said to refer to the bends in White River and wa applied to the Ozark Mountain through which the river pursues wandering course in other word to the mountains at the bends of th river. Sierra Nevada: A Spanish term signi fying "snow-clad range.' (From Bulletin 197, United States Geological Survey.) Letter Meads, Envelopes, Bill Head and etc., printed right. See us. FOR REGULAR DEMOCjJATS. In view of the fart that this U the only Democratic paper In Law rmeeburg. anil In order to give our readers an authentic and capable expoiltlon of the doctrine of "regularity" tod local option a they are preached In Tennessee, we will reproduce here the editorials of Col. J do. B. bond, an able writer, whose whole political luterest It and talents art devoted to tho advancement of these doctrines. Hav og au abiding faith In the righteousness of our o n cause, we have no foar In thus fclvlng our readers the other side. We urge you to read both sides, and you'll then be better able to defend your faith Ki WANTED GOOD FARM by owners for ndiana and Ohio land and Busi ness property. Also I have cash Buyer for several small improved tracts well located as to School and Catholic Church- Write me for fair and square deal. J. J VVestrick, Suntnan, Ind- Tho Nashville Democrat, th leading daily paper of that city, is doing a great service to the public. It is eon-tuntly on guard uud none of tho obliquities of the present administration are allowed to pins unnoticed. The better element of the people will never foiget or cense to commend it for its timely exposure of the foul attempt on tho part of this administration to render tho Southern cause infam ous hy garbing the convicts in gray uniforms. For this act alone, if it had done nothing else, it merits the thanks of every Southern man and woman not only in Tennessee hut throughout tho whole South. The Democrat was the first paper to discover and denounce this foul aspersion on Southern memories and Southern men and women. Non-Resident Notice. E E McNely, et ala ) In Chancery Court at Law Josephine Clark, etals ) ronceburg.Tenn Greensville, Tenn.; Feb. 17, Th republican cougressional convention for the nomination of a candidate for con ress in the First district was held here today, and degenerated into a howliq mob, Five minutes after Chairman Albert Shipley called the convention order, (he Sells forces captured lected Richard. E- Donnelley of John son county as chairman, and proceede to business. Later the Massey peopl held a convention on the same stage, but could not get the attention of the house. The convention was held in the opera house and the congressional committee, which is anti-Sells, had planned to al low only 250 on each side to enter. Tickets were issued, but when the doors were thrown open, the Sells people rushed in and every inch of standing room on the stage and in the house was taken. Chairman Shipley called the convention to order and announced that the committee had selected A- B. Bowman of Washington county as temporary chairman. A vote was taken Secretary Lovette putting the vote and Donnelly was declared elected- By superior forces, the Sells people took the convention and for two and a half hours, were undisturbed. Sells was nominated and the party was re-organ ized. Some extremely bitter speeches were made. The Massey people held their conven tion from the same stage. Feeling ran high and at the outset, some one jerked the gavel from Temporary Chairman bowman and dealt him a stunning blow. The blood flowed freely. Knives and pistols were in evidence on every hand Both conventions endorsed Taft and Hooper. Both Sells and Massey spoke Massey could not be heard, The table was turn from under E. S. Blackburn when he sought to speak (or Massey, and it was torn to pieces. At the session of the congressional committee this morning, it made up a temporary roll call that gave Massey eighty votes in the convention and Sells thirty. This was attempted to be carried out, but the Sellsforces were determined and took the convention, little resistence being oftered. Some of the Massey leaders stood in fear of personal violence after Bowman was struck. Dr. Massey declared that it was Sells' plan to rape the conven tion and that he did it. Congressman Sells recalled in bis speech that he had bitterly fought a convention and that the Massey people were alone responsi ble for what had happened. His sup porters were overwhelmingly in the ma jority and he was given an enthusiastic reception. In this cause It appears to me from the Original bill in this case, which is sworn to, that the residences of "Jo ephine Clark and her children," the uraotees set out in a ded from E. () Uross, dated Decemder 20ih . 1872. ana registered in the Keninter's Ollice. of Lawrence Countv. Tennessee, in Deed Book "T," page 148. and the heira of said Josephine Clark, deceas ed, and the heirs of said children of said Josephine Clark, Grantees in said deed, and the heirs of William A. Edmiston, deceased are unknown, and cannot be accertained upon diligent search and inquiry. It is therefore ordered by me that publication be made iu me Lawrence democrat, a newsna per puoiisnea in Jjawrenceburg, Ten nessee, tor lour consecutive weeks, requiring all of said named defendants to be arfd appear, at the April rules 1912 of this Court, and plead, answer or demur to the original bill filed in said cause, or the same will be taken for confessed as to them. This Feb ruary 12th, 1912. Thos. H. Meredith, C. & M. ft "Star" IS ON THE HEEL OF EVERY PAIR "Tess and Ted" School Shoes THKSK new Fchool Kluiea which have beeu th ?nr prUoofthis town ever since we placed them on pale, are member! of the famous "Star Brand" family of Mioea, made bjr tue 110 BE UTS JOHNSON Alt AND SHOE CO: St. Louis. The "Star" trade-mark which is a guarantee ot honest materials and pure leather is stamped on every heel, and the name r 1 P. A. Carrel, Atty. for Complt. Registration of Voters State of Tennessee, Lawrence County. Be it known that we, P P Buchanan, Wm J Gilbreath, and F C Wisdom, Election Com missioners of Lawrence County, Tennessee, by virtue of the au thority vested in us by law, as such Wectton Commissioners, do hereby call a three days reeistra tion of the voters in the 8th civil district of Lawrence Countv. Tennessee- The population of said district under the 1910 cen sus being such that it requires the Dortch ballot in al! elections hereafter held in said district. We therefore, name and desie nate t ebruary 22-23-24 as the days upon which voters must r gister that they may be legal voters in the bond issue election to be held in each votine orecinct in Lawrence County, on March 16th, 1912- The registration books will be open from 8 a m- to 9 p. m. on each of the above named days We name and designate the store room recently occupied bv Clayton Brothers and located in the Gilbreath block on the north west corner of the square between S Kelley & Co's., Dry Goods Store and W P H0pwood's Res taurant, as the place where the said registration shall be held.. We name and appoint E J Boynton and T II Helton as registrars for the afore said registration. This February 8th 1912. P P Buchanan, Chairman Wm J Gilbreath, Com F C Wisdom, Sec Election Commissioners of Law reuce County, Tennessee. It is thought by ninny that the congressional conninUeo in lixiiig April as the date of the congres sional primary did not give Mr. Padgtt a fair chance to niako his canvass' as he is compelled to he in Washington on the business of the public until after tho time wt for the primary. With this view an attempt in being niado to recon veno the committee and change the time to a later date so as to put Mr. I'adgett on an equal foot ing with the other two candidates in making his canvass. To this end public meetings are being call ed in the different counties com posing this congressional district to request the committeo to re scind its action. This wo think is a reasonable and conservative course but democrats and not. n pointees and supporters of Mi Hooper should dominate these gatherings. At these meetings men who are masquerading as democrats and at tho same time actively supporting the reelection of Mr, Hooper should be conspic uous by their absence. 4- - r 4 TESS" AND "TED" id stamped in the shank, and also woven on the cloth and sewed on the lining of the shoes. Dn't be satisfied with a "jus 1-aH-good chool shoe. Tess" . snd 'Ted" School Shoe are made in all leathers for all oc casions, and for girls and hoys of all ages. Let us abow them to you. "Star Brand Shoes Are Better" ARNOLD-KIDD DRY GOODS COMPANY. Foley Kidney Pills will cure any case of kidney or bladder trouble not beyond the reach of medicine. No medicine can do mora. Crowder Bros. & Beekham Evansville, Ind. to Nashville, Tenn. Kentucky -Tennessee Traction Co. to build Trolley System. Hopkinsyills, Ky., Feb. 16. The Kentucky-Tenne: ,t e Traction Company a Delaware corporation which its pro moters say purposes ultimately to con nect Evansville, hd., and Nashville, Tenn , bv a continuous trolley system, elected officers here today. The presi- Ja . ar.ni is nai uauor; j w Lross is vice president; H A Keach, secretary; A H Elkes, treasurer, and M C Forbes, chair man of the board of directors. The first link in the proposed line will be twenty-eight miles long, be tween Hopkinsville and Guthrie, on the state line. The company is incorporated for $1,000,000. THE CROWNING INFAMY. The Nashville Democrat publish es the fact that Gov. Hooper and his prison commissioner have de termined to garb the convicts in gray uniforms.' This publication thrilled tho whole country with indignation and horrr. This was the color of the Confederate uni form and the fondest memories of the South cluster about the Gray. The sacrifices, the blood and suf ferings of a whole people have made it sacred. These tattered old garments, worn and ragged, pierced with bullets and discolored in spots by what was once the warm blood of tho loved and lost, are cherished in thousands of Southern homes as holy relics. Nothing is dearer to the Southern heart than this color of gray. It is a part of the cause itself, and tho loyal hearts' in the fast thin ning ranks will recall how their hearts throbbed with passionate fervor as they laid away the hero dead with this as their winding sheet. Every t rue Southern heart, from the Ohio to the Gulf, from Galveston to Norfolk, will thrill with horror at,this desecration of their holy memories and this foul attempt to stamp with infamy tho cause they loved so well and for which so many did. From his youth up this governor has been a malignant and despicable foe to the best iurals ot the South. So far as known ho has never missed an opportunity to strike them and has never once hit above the belt. In this instance he has taken advantage of dissensions among Southern men to phice this infamy on the Southern cause. True his henchman says there is a strain of brown mixed with tho gray. But the Democrat says that a piece of the cloth out of which the convict garbs are to be made has been compared with the war vest of Capl. Hickman, which was worn by him through the war and is real Confederate gray, arid that the eye cannot detect any differ ence in the cloth. Neither the men or the women of the lost cause deserve this despicable as persion on them or their cause. In the w ar these men mado good soldiers, since the war they have made good citizens. Their feats in artiH rang around the worhl and when the cause went down it was in such a blaze of glory and heroism that their virtues warmed even the bed of death. Their con duct as citizens since tho war has challenged the apprdval of man kind. Coming out of the conflict with ruined homes and blighted hopes and wasted fortunes, they have exhibited a heroism, self sac rifice nnd devotion to principle that even their manly foes have admired and praised. They had hoped that the cruel animosities of the war were over never to be re vived. The Blue and the Gray under 1 lie flag of a common coun try have been moving m harmony together each feeling an equal pride in tho future of the repub lic. Just why this man Hooper should now seek to revive all the bitterness and hate of those cruel days it is hard to understand. This incident has fired the South ern heart as it has not been tired since the exciting days of the sixties. Hog Raising. H L Richardson, merchant and jus tice of the peace of Summertown, rais ed, butchered and sold 44 head of fat hogs, which he sold for $496.70. Most of the corn with which he fattened the hogs he raised at Summertown, Almost Lost His Life. S. A. Stid, of Mason, Mich., will never forget his terrible exposure to a merciless storm. 'It gave me a dreadful cold," he writes, "that caused severe pains in my chest, so it was hard for me to breathe. A neighbor gave me peveral doses of Dr King's New Discovery which brought great relief. The doctor said I was on the -verge of pneu monia, but to continue with the Discovery. I did so and two bot tles completely cured me,1' TJse only this quick, safe, reliable medi cine for coughs, colds, or any throat or lung trouble. Price 50c and $1 00. Trial bottle free. Guar anteed by Crowder Bros. & Beckham. NOTICE TO TEACHERS To the teachers of Lawrence County: Yon are hereby requested to meet on Saturday February the 24 at 1 o'clock in the court house at Lawrenceburg to organize for work in the Teachers' Reading Circle Course.- The books Ar&A fill ftli nr.r.nl a.,. I l 1 1. aui'L'..u iv, mi. vikui rem fur uom . primary and secondary coups'' Chamberlain's Standards in Education and Kemp's History for District and Graded Schools. Miss Virginia P. Moore, President of the State School Improvement Associa tion expects to be present and a perma nent organization in School Improve ment for this County is to be perfected Miss Moore wiU also speak on the sub ject "A Girls' Tomato Club for Law rence County." All teachers, if possible, should at tend. Respectful!?, Jesse McArtor.Co,, Supt.