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5 > Page 5 of Legislative history and capitol souvenir of Kentucky : portraits and sketches of Senators, Representatives, and officials and attaches of the various state departments.

4Obernor UbU5on'!5 Zribute to ixentudkp. extrpts trouit Annualt 2bbress. Irbr etorle anib Vlier w.at' beiitimrrb btfore thb Antericai Mtlar a5ssod.itiotn. at 73ttroa fftlicinan, August 2 10C-:t (Reprinted from the Proce-dings of the Association. "I,et tile declare that ntowhere in the world is there a trter, stronger. mire intelise devotion to lawv than in Kentuckv. It is our heritage. hirthright. pride anid joy. an.d prized as the svery fortress anti heart of our liberty. "The pioneer mien atid womien wilho left horite antid kiti anid traveleI the ss ilderness road over the Alleghenies anid Cumnberlandl Motunttins from the ouuntains of Vir- gittia and North C arolinia a'toi the hills of 3a1r-land. atiti catime downi itito the deetp w-omis of the dark antd Itloo-Al grouitd tif Keutuks-. .crupieti by fierce savages. wot i . place in tihe histotry of titankinld, xivicii. perhaps. ito ot-er people ever gaieil. " "It is tle ir that wvith all otir reverence for the les- Iterate courage tf our pioneer ancestors, the stock has iittt ruii dosvi liut is Just ns hardly and "gaime' as it e-er was, with the sanie genfius for organization anid the sanie loaltv to lawv antid order. 'The real test of the law autd Order setitinient of a commiiunity is tnot iti tbe acquies-euce of a nild-manneretd race. but it is wvhen stroneglmprii heaued iieterniinei peplhe with their feelings itild passions excitel -so that lisortiers result, finially put dlowni their revolt antid restore order anid safety. Fromii the earliest titmes our race has never hteeti either titilil or easy going. It has Awa-s heit stronig detertititietl eariiest hard-headet a-Iit fearless. atidt it has ,teeti the rule anId not the exceptioti for ever- netihr tr. fight against what lie helieveet to bt' wrVitig. There are iiaiy commonsii inistanices of wvhat aiii ty-pical Amier- ican sill resetit wtith violeice. regarilless of la-v lie rarely stes out a peace -arrait agaitist a .m.oan who calls htini a liar. Generally. tiir peo-lp have conititit aui evet. steadhv miarch. lttildiig strongly to the law: hut it is itievitalte that such a pettple. fronm ti.tie tut titite. sh.. il have atortits of exciteniieiit anid paSSi loc.al outh reaks. autilh times of last-lessiess.'