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VOL. 1...NO. 1 FEBRUARY, 1929 - Section One
PRESS ASSOCIATION Shakespeare, an 0mm, court ,.e_ GIVES KPA HISTORY
, j —_ porter, once said, “What’s in a flame? —_ _ I
J. Herndon Evans Elected Vice That which we call a rose, by any oth- Dean 0f Journalists Writes 0f I
President And Joe Lovett er name would smell as sweet,’ which Early Struggles Qf The 5
Executive Chairman leads us to remark that any news- State Associatlon I
paper could be called a newspaper no __ -,
James M. (“Jim”) Allen, publisher matter what Mimi?flimgei‘frqiffiniiltff5 "I” LBS HARRY 1" SOMMERS I 1
for 37 years. was unanimously elected masmeadaand to-I'hee'qgerl‘ :YP?*.1§.EF {all °§iewspaper men who had any 3 2,
. president of the KPA at the mid-win- the favorite namenamorfilgmli‘entuc‘ky , connection with the early days of the
I ter meeting and will guide the destinies newspapers as 'WOHZ as “2%: otherjcgnowsen ; Kemtzcigy.?ress Association have long I
I of the Kentucky press for the ensuing titles. ” ” : . '» I sincpraased away, and, as there were I
I year. He succeeded Ben N. Cozine, of _ A5 Abou Ben Adan-1’s :n;an.le~]ede~all:3 Imprinted minutes Of these meetings, I
I the Shelby News. the rest, so the “News:’§’1‘£“5a:d$;hllr_tilq i't_-’ls difficult to write about their pro- , I
I. Mr. Allen served as vice president rest in the state, being found "in '8: ' ceeedings save to state that George D. i
I the past year and was elevated to the totalbf 32 nameplates. Three other Prentice and Walter N Hald'erman . I
l presidency in the regular line of suc- favorites follow running neck and neck were the two first preSIdents 1n the I I
; cession. J_ Herndon Evans, genial pub- with a total of 14 each—~Democrat, order named. , I
I ’ lisher of the Pineville Sun, was elected Times and Herald, with “Journal” My first connection With the Ken' I l.
J to suceed him as vice president, and runnlng a close fifth Wlth 12’ _ “CRY Press Association began at the _
" e reveeeeeeee eee T... Mue- De in W ‘
'. ‘ - ’ 1 '- of 1879. Co. J. . o nson, a is in— l;
i $2,311,335:gmfigfejs Chairman Prise 3e Courier 7: Messenger 7. Sun guished citizen of Frankfort, and the I
I. J. Curtis Alcock Danville Messenger, 7’ Wider 6’ Republican 5’ Advocate editor 0f the Frankfort Yeoman, was ‘
I was re—elected to’the office of secre- 5’ Cltlzen 4’ Independent}, Tribune 4’ president 0f the association at that I:
I tary-treasurer, a post of duty that he Record 4, Gazette 4: Sentlnel 3: Adver- time. Among other distinguished edi— I
; has ably fined for nearly 18 years. He tlser 3, Outlook 3, New Era 3, POSt 3. tors who attended that meeting were I:
1 was first elected in 1911. With these Advance 2’ Recorder 2’ Started 2’ Hon- Henry Wattersm the greatest I
j splendid and progressive newspaper E0119 2. American 2, and Inqmrer 2. editor in the South of his day; Col. E. L,
f men in charge, the KPA will continue .Tltles that . appear only once are Polk Johnson, for many years after- I
'. to go forward in the spirit of pro- Pinnacle, Rev1ew, Reformer, Mercury, ward managing editor of the Courier— I
; gressiveness and helpfulness, and will Argus, Star, Progress, Flag, Wireless, Journal and editor of the Frankfort 'I
I . grow in ideals and membership. Clarion, Falcon, Hustler, Yeoman, Capitol; Henry Stantony of the Frank- i
‘, Joined in 1892 Eagle, Telegram, Magnet, Common- fort Yeoman, and poet laureate of the I
‘, The new president has been editor wealth, Banner, Press, Register, Guard- Kentucky Press association who wrote ' I
, I of the Cynthiana Democrat since July (Continued on Fourth Page) ”10% Other Ihmgs ”The Mmeyleis I
; 1, 1892. He joined the KPA that same Mani" Emmet Logan, afterwards ed“
: year and has been closely connected M tor 0f the LOUiSVine Times and the .I
I : with its problems and tribulations ever Clerk of the House, etc., then located most brilliant paragrapher in the
3 since. He has served as chairman of at Carlisle and issued the Mercury un- state; Sam Gaines, gifted editor 0f the , "I
i the executive committee and as vice til his death 12 or 15 years ago.” Hopkinsville New Era, and Dr. John 1
'. president. Before assuming his present Makes Appointments 13- Woods, the gifted editor 0f the , ,2,
'1 editorship, he was editor of the Port The first official act of the new pres- Glasgow Times. 1' '1
‘- Gibson, Miss, Reveille for two years. ident was in appointing the executive Bowing Green Enteflains - ‘
I Mr. Allen was born in Paris, Ky., (he committee: Miss Dorothy Lee Harris, There were about one hundred news- . I
,g.’ ', wouldnt tell when). He was graduated of Henderson; Miss Mildred Babbage, paper men present at this meeting and I;
' from the Washington and Lee Uni— of Cloverport; Will Marriott, of Eliza- about two hundred outsiders who 501d j-I
-, versity, and then taught for five years bethtown; Brainard Platt, of Louis- something to newspapers. The entire I '_‘-:
_ as a member of the faculty of the ville; Keith Hood, of Bedford; A. S. three hundred were quartered in the I Li
I , Chamberlain-Hunt Academy, Port Gib- Thompson, of Paris; R. L. Elkin, of prlvate homes 0f the people Of Bowl- 1
‘ ! son, Miss. Lancaster; Charles H. Kirk, of Paints- lng Green where they were entertam- I I
I According to his memoirs, Mr. Allen ville, and George Jolpin Jr., of Somer- 55d free or COSt' It was hardly a meet- E"
w became acquainted with the smell of set. mg °f a“ .value to the members Of ,,
printer’s ink as a boy. He said, “When He also appointed the newspaper the association, but W915 more m “:19 I
‘ a small boy at Paris I had an amateur prize contest committee who will nature of a 50‘3““ outing and a big .
printing office at my home and issued have charge of the prize contest for spree. _ I I ‘-
' a small monthly known as the Paris the summer meeting. These members The same performance was repeated , l E
Times. Then gote printer’s ink ‘on my are Keen Johnson, Richmond Register, the subsequent year at Ashland, Ky., 1‘ 5;
fingers’ through Green R. Keller who D. M. Hutton, Harrodsburg Herald, and With the same amount 0f hangers-0n {I 3"“ ,
' ‘ had a. job office in Paris. Afterwards Prof. Victor R. Portmann, University, who got free passes and free entertain-. 1', B ‘
he was representative'at Frankfort, chairman. (Continued on Third Page) » I,
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" = T H E K E N T U C K Y fraternity of the state—we can do this
. with your personal cooperation. Pen ,
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’2 T VICTOR R. PORTMANN, Editor-in-Chief THANKS’ BEN ;
‘5 To the retiring president, Ben G. 1
, . _ Cozine, we can only voice our thanks
.{_ Published by The Kernel Press, University of Kentucky, Lexington and appreciation for the work he has
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, _ . - ‘ - on, K _ papers of the state. We appreciate his
! ' End Class MN! MW? Lflmgéflj_._ untiring efforts, his time and money, .
- . E ""”““_""—‘ ' , that he gave, willingly and ungrudg- ,
! PRESS ASSOCIATION OFFICER? ingly, to the afiairs of the KPA, and y
‘ i -‘ J- M- Allen, Cynthiana Democrat, Presnlent - can only show this appreciation by a
E J. Herndon Evans, Pineville Sun, Vice-President pledge for a renewed interest in build-
; Joe T. Lovett, Murray Ledger-Times, Chm. Ex. Committee ing up. the KPAand the extension 0f
:1 _ k D _“ -Me so er .Secretai'v)’l‘reasurer its policies and ideals to every news-
3 E J. Curtis A1000 9 31“)”. .‘2 2 :5“ 9g. ’. . . I :31 ; : paper in the state. We DO thank you,
' ’5; {fig—x: fw Ben!
1:; THE KENTUCKY PEEss . 3 poveryztradagor filling; in this union " -
. § . With this issue is launchedi'thé'izQOat pf qusgha's secured: strength and ex- DIXISION OF LABOR NEEDED ‘
i - ‘ Long' may ‘it "pansion_through-Whole_hearted co-op- Efficient arrangement of plant ma-
1 - . 511va 1‘81“?” Pfess‘ a God fer;:‘Zera'tion_pétween:the individual mem- chmery and equipment has been re-
é .. mat and ,brmg WISdom ta: icntucléy :Ebe'isf'. nct‘aoriiyvhave they benefitted ceiving needed attention from progres—
i : tune to ”5. 901‘s”? 6 e urpose ' individually through this association, ewe publiShers. Another subject need-
; Press Association. It is on flthe as- but by concentrated action through a mg attention and ana1y51s 15 that Of
i Onll‘fm serve the memt er: 0 ress by designated group of members, or ex- eftiment staff organization. The oper—
I' I . - somation and the Ken u c y 31d ideas ecutive committee, have secured pas- ation Of an average country newspaper ,
i 3 the interchange 0f Oplmfmtshf‘ h the sage of favorable laws, or rulings, that busniess requires expenditure of time .
; so that all may 'DYOSP‘SI agoiically have benefitte d the whole body. and labor on about 80 different kinds f .
1 good counsel of‘one, an ,fpar another. The newspaper profession, as the 0f work._1'7[‘£ile.iet are three t: ten per- 5‘
i through the fins??? 55:1,“: 1:; medium medical and other professions, will agitavdaitlfl e of D: léOI‘m ale? taskstg
E . It must,t:n sexis’a ermen of the show progress only as the individual efficient”) son 0 a 01 W e mos
i :ggize’gn meeetn on 1; {common ground newspapers join with an organized ‘
’ to discuss business methods and ideas STOP? to secure such benentsvthat the MID-WRITER MEETING
, . t to the craft without the ne- indiVidual, itself, could hai dly hope to ' . . i . . I,
; peitinen . . f , th mid-winter secure. However, many newspapers in Wlth this issue the Press in sending
. cessity of waitingt- 01 fethe associa- the past have subscribed to the old out the printed minutes of the mid—
j t and “mm? r 9186.1“? 5 do t th se meet- saying of “Let George Do It,‘ and have winter meeting at Louisville, January
i : tion. The time 15.111111“? a . bf ms that neglebted to join with their fellow ed— 18-19, to the members of the associa-
% ' . ings and there are many 111;. eh d out itors in an association that shows re- tion. Keep these minutes and file them .
! mus} be alscusse.d and“, 168 elumns sults. On the other hand these same as they are valuable. Accordingly, we
, i that Fido“? tmough es? 0° 53' editors do not fail to take advantage are not printing an account of this ' i
E I deTgrliSdslsugin§Qu€A§£§;;::O:ucgehe of the benefits secured to them by their meeting in the news columns. 1
g , woprds. "Of, by, and for the Kentucky organized brothers. . ’ > :~
1 _ _ .. are are not mere pieces of Every newspaper in Kentucky needs WELCOME ,
i ' 131,655’ but carr a meaning the assoc1ation Just as the assoc1ation _ _ .. 2
i Enginrgrfgasfiggthe ultimgte success of needs their moral and financial sup- Kg: 13:11;§é$niflhe 01351113385. :fffictg:
‘5 this publication. Send in your pi‘ob— port to carry on a worthwhile expan— and bespeak 0mg co_0 eratmn and
I lems Your fellow editor has the same 51011 program. Brother Editor, don’t hearty o.0001 will to them En conducting {
i . bl s and has been able to. meet procrastinate any longr, but join with the afiZirs of the association f0 th .
p10 em _ . . d , , He will the KPA today. Read the messages . . ‘ r e g
l ‘ them by ceitaln Flog? melsutions for that the officers of the KPA have for ”Eng yeai. Command us, as you
i ' be glad toh (11:01:? 0 013m: you in other columns. In union their W1 '
? 'yollgutyggug his e“Three Niuskateers,” IS serength. * 5’
E penned these words, “All for one, and "-‘ =3 * .A GOOD RESOLUTION '
I , one for all.” Let’s make the Press one YOUR NEWS ITEM It Is not too late for every member 3
l .. for all and all for one to the advance- As the success of a cummunity paper 0f the KPA to make a New Year res- i
2 " . merit of the association and the press is measured by the personal news items olution espec1ally at the beglhmng 0f
I ' » .of the state. Your cooperation is need- carried in its columns each week, so a new year for the KPA- LBt'S all here- :
~ 1 , 3d and requested. will the success of the Press be meas- by pledge ourselves “to secure a new ‘ i
l V p * * *. ured by the personal items pertinent member for the KPA Phls year.” . f
E - - ‘ JOIN THE ASSOCIATION! to the newspapers and newspapermen >.. * a' ;
i Back in Colonial times one COIODY and women of the state. If you have THANKS , i
' adopted the slogan. “In Union There installed a new press, a paper cutter, or Our thanks are extended to the E
' ’75»- , -.Is Strength,” and has since placed it any material; if you are the proud Whitaker Paper Co., Cincinnati, for ;
, L5; '3 on their state seal. There is a self-evi- father of a future assistant editor, or the paper used in this issue. i ‘
i': E 7g3§,;‘:j\' (dent truth in this slogan because there any other item of interest to your fel- ____——+—-——————- f
i 'f, "is: v is not a trade or calling that can live low members of the Fourth Estate, A good news story for the weekly is ‘
f it: without a thorough organization. send it in. We want to make this a the coming week weather. forecast. i
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HARRY A. SOMMERS GIVES . editor who made more that a bare elect the chairman of the executive'
HISTORY OF ASSOCIATION living out of his newspaper, but there committee. !
' were some twenty or thirty successful Early Papers Political Organs 1
, publications in country towns. Drunk- In the early days many newspaper '
(Continued From Page One) enness was practically prohibited in men had some other business in which _ l
, inent. This broke up the Kentucky the association and at the meeeting at they made a living and merely ran a ‘ |
Press Association for several years. It Middlesboro a member was suspended newspaper for political purposes. This 1
was, however, reorganized in Louisville for being drunk. ., has entirely passed away at it became j
in 1887 at the court house where James I am not certain as to the exact time eVident that a newspaper could be con-
W~ Hopper, an Old editorial writer on when the association began to hold - ducted Wlth a profit without any other
the Courier-Journal was elected pres- in addition to its summer session a sources of revenue upon the part Of
ident. At the ineeeting a committee mid-winter meeting, doing something the editor. -
, was appointed to draft the constitu- practical for the advancement and It begins to look as if the summer
' tion and by laws to be reported and progress of country publications. Bet- meeting were falling short in attend;
' adopted the following summer when ter advertising rates and a standard of ance on account of the fact that most I
the association was to hold its meet- price for job printing was adopted, of the business of the association is ,
ing in Danville. and finally, through the power and in- attended ‘to at the mid—winter meet- 5
New Constitution Drafted fluence of the press such legislation ings. It 15 exceedingly-probable that
The writer of this article was the was secured as to ”quire most things unless SW. eshee’al ehmg Other than .
chairman of the committee to draft Of a DUbliC nature in WhiCh the tax- the seem mtereeuese ls prev‘ded f?“ 5
. . - payers were interested to be published the summer meeetings that they W111 ' L
the constitution and by laws and 1t , , , fi 11 b d‘ t’ d It th ‘
was at Danville where the member- in newspapers. Most of these mid—Win- ha y e iscon “me a oge er, as »‘
- - - - ter meetings have been held either in the Kentucky Press ASSOClathh 15 a ‘
ship was limited to bona fide editors . _ t _ tl , b .
. . _ Louisville or Lexmgton. They have 5 “C y busmess ody and most 9d1'
and publishers of newspapeis. The peo t h 1. ttl t" f t
- - _ been well attended and they have had ors ave‘ 1 e ”he or summer 0“ '
ple of DanVille were also given to un . . , h' h 1 t' l . .
. , a a tremendous influence, not only in ings W 10 are amost en irey 500131
derstand that no longei vsere editors . tl . f t‘
expected to be entertained by them helping the editors in a financial way, In 1911' unc ions. ‘
free like preachers at their conferences but in raising the standard 0f the I have endeavored to cover in this ,
and associations, but that they were publications and in improving the eth— article the important facts connected
to go to the hotels and pay for their 195 Of the professmn. With the Kentucky Press Assomation ,
own expenses. Col. E. Polk Johnson was Controversies Disappear since I have been assomated “nth 1t
elected president and was the last Thirt 0r fort vears a ‘0 there were in 1879. There are many details which ,
. . ' , 'y y ~ g . were necessarily omitted as they would ‘
piesident to serve more than one )ear. ver bitter ersonal controverSIes be— - - - i
‘ . _ . . _ y v p ‘ , have made contribution entirely too
F 10m thls time on the 35.5“?th ad tween editors in which the public was length for the ur ose for which it ,
hered strictly to its constitution in re- really not interested and Which invar— , , ty d d p p : }
gard‘to the election Of members and iably caused a great deal of bad feel- ls m en e . . . . . L
' only met in such cities and places ing. These have almost entirely dis— The 5011.901.“JOHI'DallstS starting ,
, where hotel accommodations were appeared due to the personal under- thlS publication ff) beknown as the ‘
‘ ample foe-Wimp: r” ‘ ’ standing and the personal acquaint— fientuiky Presst, 15. (101”? a splendid ' L
Following the meeeting at Paducah ance between the editors and a proper t ing 0 prohio e Journalism m Ken- L
i in 1891, when R. E. Mornigstar was appreciation of their relations one to- ucky, atnd 0 bring about a closer 3
. the secretary of the association, there ward another. and bet er relationship between the f
began a period when the summer There has been a wonderful increase edltms Of the state. .
meeting consisted of an excursion into in the circulation of most of the .coun— _ ' “ ‘ 1
, various parts of the country with free try newspapers and a still greater in- A 77-millimeter German gun, half L
’_ transportation wherever it went. These crease in the amount of advertising of Idaho’s alloted share of government '
, excursions embraced the lake resorts handled by them so that there are war trophies, will be presented to the L
: of Michigan, Salt Lake City, a trip very few newspapers in the state, if in UDIVGI‘SIW 0f Idaho. L
1 down the St. Lawrence to Quebec, the hands of good newspaper men, ”\- L‘;
3 Portland, Me., the Atlantic and Ashe— that are not financially successful. In 3; ,3; * :.'< * :i: ,g 95 ,3 5, * !
‘ ville expeditions, and several others some instances country editors who . L
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which we do not recall. Following this have given their entire time and C L A S S I F I E D i;
period of the associations history the thought to their business have been * >l< * * *_» * * 1‘. * * >i< ,1
summer meetings were mostly held quiet as successful financially as other ““5 0‘31th“ ‘5 open to members 0f -
at summer resorts like Olympia professional men or merchants. t1}; :ssociation Who may run two 9135' IL
,e Springs, Estill Springs, Crab Orchard, . 5‘ e no 1095 6301‘ year free 0‘ COSt- L
's Grayson Springs, Dawson and Serulean There has .beenlonly'one change m :1?" other 5‘ Charge 5 cents per ““9 P" L
d Springs. At these meetings there was the constitution Since it was adopted issue, payable in advance. Count six L
,g plenty of time for business as well as at Danville in 1339- This change DTO- words to the hhe- L
ie pleasure and the association began to vided that the chairman of the execu- 8 pt. Century Linotype matrixes, No. » I;
.u take on form of an organiation to pro— tive committee, instead of being ap- 8—122, for sale. Complete font of 1,500. .
mote the interests of newspapers. painted by the president, should be First check for $25 takes them. Kernel, 1
. Newspapers Prosper eletcteii 1:th ghet aislsloiiation. This .grew University of Kentucky, Lexington. ltp.
The Old hand press had disappeared Stirs oelectSd a(fiery ayea: 11:2; pthjgehle rise: ptlehelztIi :51 dStYIe‘tL llnotYDe flied:- L
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51' by 1390 and country newspapers were was the vice president the year pre- headletter font for 5:11: stiremTii: L
5- neat and attractive publications on ceding his election and that the chair- Kernel, Lexington, an offer. ltp. 4 , t
of ‘-, cylinder presses, and the circulation man of the executive committee was Lee two—revolution, two-page, seven- 3
e- , of the papers in the better towns and in line for promotion following the column press for sale. In first class: ‘ I
:w 1 counties had increased from a few vice president. The change was made condition, guaranteed good as new; . L
hundred to a few thousand. John G. to prevent the president from naming Will make an ideal pony press. $1,500. L
; Craddock, of the Paris True Kentuck- his own successor by giving to the Substantial discount for cash. Kernel, L
: an, was no longer the only Kentucky association the authority and power to Lexington. ltp. L
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. 1 Prof. Enoch Grehan, head of the ian, Bullentin, Public Ledger, Clipper, (By J- Curtis Alcock) ;
I ’ ; journalism department, University, and Bulletin, Public Ledger, Clipper, If you are in the newspaper business .
.i_ 1 life member of the KPA, left the first Scorcher, Signal, Ledger. Local, Labor. in Kentucky you should be identified
1‘ of the month for a well-earned va- Pioneer, and Chronicle. . with your own organization and at-
» cation in California. We join in wish- Many Unusuat Titles tend the annual meetings, as only in i
. 5 ~ - u _ nusua 1 es, per men en- is way can you eep pos e on w a
l i mg him, and Mrs. Grehan, God U I ttl t ,t to K Fh , . 1‘ td h t
i L speed’ and concur with the following tucky itself, are found in the Log is gomg on in your_ own professwn. I
i i I editorial reprinted from the versatile Cabin, Favorite, Baptist Flag, Gleaner, Newspapers, and not mlelduals, com- 5
a , I pen of J. Curtis Alcock Oldham Era, Thousandstlcks. Jefier- pose the membership of the Kentucky ;
» , “Prof. Enoch Grehan head of the sonian, Central Record, Kernel, Three Press Association-an organization that
; department of journalism University States, Pantagraph, Interior Journal, has been In exxstence nearly. Sixty
’ i of Kentucky has been granted a se- Light House, and three with the years and has done much to raise the
l I , ’ . . h ' d 1 th m of standard of journalism in Kentucky.
. mesters vacation and Will leave soon eup onlous an eng y na es
_| 1 , - i _ The K. P. A. is the only organization '1
ii i with Mrs. Grehan on an extended trip Blue Grass Clipper, Our Countys Ad - . -
. 5 | throu h the West endin in San Di- vertiser, and Beacon Light of Knott in Kentucky that is working for the
‘l t e o (glam he ,he ‘lgl w k 0 a COunty best interests of the publishers of
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1 i . teglxt on etymology he has been pre- Four are published Wlth the pre- newspapers in the state.
.1 i paring. They will drive through Florida name 0f M°untainv the Messengel'v Pmbably the greatESt advantage 0f
3 i and take the Old s anish Trail from Advocate! SCOTCheT’ and Eagle- members Of t-he- P' K" A' have over ‘
. ;.- r p - . non-members is in meeting together at
i , ~ J k -11 t th W t t Hyphenated titles, due in almost .
‘l 1 ac sonvr e o e es coas. everi case to consolidatio ( a th r the two annual meetings, when the
; : 1 “Professor Grehan has (10.118 splendid 3 n m y e e editors get together and talk over bus-
‘ ' work 'aS head 01' the Kentucky depart- be many more for the benefit Of all iness problems and hear successful I ‘
i i 1 merit of journalism and also as a 0011- concerned), appear under the follow- publishers and others speak on news- .
' 2 i tributor 01" “Paragraphs“ 011 the 8di- ing totals: Democrat 8’ News 5’ Times papers topics. There is also the social .
ti , torial page of the Lexington Herald. 5; Tribune 3’ Journal 3’ Herald 3’ Sen- feature, which every editor needs and ‘
i‘ i The young men and women. who have tinal 2 and one each Messenger, EChO’ which helps to give him encourage— ,
' {J 1 had the benefit of his training for Courier. Post; Citizen. Pioneer, and merit and inspiration to do the best '
j: i the profession of journalism. have made Star. _ ‘ _ _ and make the most out of his profes- :
l > 1 good after engaging in their work. hianycomblnatlon titles formed with sion. , .
i ; 3 Several of the outstanding young news— 3:16:11agofilrllldiimirtaclftfirfi :onlllrclgsalgr}; Membership pays Big ‘
E 3 1 paper men of the Kentucky Press Asso- - : - - _
i ‘ i. clarion are products of Professor Gre- Bracken Chronicle-Independent, Trim- (Stu sevefratlhoctzgsélciilsgfflcers, or so? -
i i Iran‘s classes in journalism and the}: ble Democrat. Licking Valleye Journal. witgés’ 0a de‘ob .Jnt'ave Sigillfgss ate; ;
. j are showing that they have U993 WEN» Ozark City News. Cumberland News, :rfenllsblixelrgs oIf1 tl’ie agdcidtliin and there
. ' j trained bl: publishing some of Kem— Pend‘lemn Raformer’ Brecmnridge is much to be done in this regard in
' i tuckrs best weekly: newspapers NW3 F 13mm“; Gamte’ State Journal, the future. The greatest work done, i
i "Professor Grehian started the moi'e— Hancock Clarion. Big Sandy Advertiser however, has been by the legislative »
i 1, merit in the Kentucky P1935 ASSD'C‘M- and Estill Tribune. , committee, headed by Editor B. B. Co-
. t tion to give prizes for the best weekly linings-ton Enterprise, Epencer Mag- zine, of the Shelbyville NeWs, who not
3 ; newspapers. which has been instru- m“- .EVOiOGfOI‘d Sun, 1‘10ng Valley only keeps in touch with bills intro-
i 1 mental in raising the standard or" jour- COVER Ballard Yeoman, Whitley Re— duced in the State Legislature that
, ] nalisrn in Kentucky. He has been elec- publican. Oldham‘Era, Anderson NEWS: would injure the newspaper and print-
i ' ted a fife member of the KPA and is Marlon Falcon, Big Sandy News, 0111* ing business. but has been successful i
i ‘ 3 beloved by every member of the asso— tendon Press, Green Ftiver Republican, in having enacted a law that will
it 1; elation, all of whom wish him an en— Galloway Timesi Ronmg Fork EChOy bring in enough revenue to country
i ; I; joyable vacation in the Sunny South Jessamine Journal, Bourbon News, publishers to pay their dues in the K.
and Golden “Test." Cumberland 00111‘181} Shelby News, and BA. for a life time. Mr. Cozine is also ,
3 Shelby Sentinel. working on a book of Kentucky adver- f
. i i State Name Used tising laws. All of the state laws per-
5 , i . SPECIAL NPJ OFFER Eight papers carry the state name, taining to neWspapers will be com-
_ . I . . . “Kentucky,” as the Standard, Post, piled and printed in book form and ,
t ' The publishers 0f the National Times-star, Advocate, (East) Journal, given free to members of the K. P. A. '
IE Prmter Journalist, “Monthly Round- New Era, Kernel, and Citizen. One If your paper is not a member of ;
; Table for. NeWSDaDeren and Print- claims the single 'name Kentuckian, the K.P.A., you should lose no time in ;
? 'ersy". Dubhshe‘i at Milwaukee, “Fake ‘9” while another uses it in the combina- making application for membership. .
g , specral offer to send that magazme for tion of Kentuckian-Citizen. Send copy of your newspaper and 3
; ltWO heirs :tt: 51390131 tl‘at(91(35f0)$3-Q?i Thirty-two papers from thirty-one check for $1Q to the secretary-treas-
One-tat 3 b e amoPlll'nSé A$ssociatiflln different counties carry their county urer, J. Curtis Alcock, Danvrlle, Ky.
E ‘ be re aine y your e - ' name in combination. These counties Five dollars 0f the ten to be sent is
‘i The other half goes to the NPJ and are Carlisle Owsley Meade Bracken for membership fee and five dollars
i ‘efrtwo ears. ’ A’ ’. ’ . ,
i l yogi: 2151;113:1111: NPOJ is fified with B00“ MCLean’ Hmkman’ Adam Ly°nv my annual dues' =
5 ! tried-out ideas, methods and counsel TOdd' Carter, Green, Letcher, Grant, . . § -
i actually used by fellow publishers. Marshall, Hart, Russell, Casey, Laurel, Newspapers can reprint any material 1
i . Many of these ideas and methods can Lawrence, Wayne, Rowan, Union, Hen- appearing in these columns providing i
E '7 ‘ be adopted or adapted in your business ry, Qwen, Bath, Pike, McCreary, and proper credit is given.
‘ E . at a' profit. Take advantage of the L3W1S- ' f
. l , special offer by sending your Check Whatever the name, the newspapers —‘———'————'—"‘
l . for $3.00 to the secretary of the Ken- are stressing community spirit and name would be 5‘LEADERR’ because our
’ , . tucky press Association, J, Curtis Al- progressiveness, and if one name could papers and their editors all are-leaders E
E cock, Danville, Ky. be given to each and every one that May they long prosper! l
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Our Prisons and State Hospitals shall be taken care of by prover and
tihaililield people. Furthermorehthat they
AN ADDRESS :tfuctigdeahldecgigglgtibii fi‘il’ti‘éuiéé‘i- ’
Delivered Before the Kentucky Press Ass’ociation on January 19, 1929. f neeal. YE? might make prfpamti” i
. , or an u iize e power 0 religion
‘ By CURRAN POPE, M. D. ' without regardto sect. Human suffer-
;ngt, hunfian miseryhand human mis-
INTRODUCTORY , . . , or une now no re igion nor political
. . gfiailllmins- possessmnsh It 15 true party affiliation. These people and
(a) Express appreCiation of the h a e inmates underthe care 9f these institutions cry out to the
privilege of having been select- t e Board have been deprived of this citizenry of the state of Kentucky to
ed to address the Kentucky precwus boon by due process of law. not carelessly and thoughtlessly pass
Press Association. This does'no't relieve but increases the by their need of help, especially that
.(b) THE POWER OF THE PRESS: responSIbllltles of the .Board which financial aid that is so absolutely 65—
Can make and unmake almost are very great. The ultimate good of sential to the proper conduct of the
. . k - the inmate must at all times be the Board’s work.
. ighzgtrygolff 12:21:; :Xd 32:? sole object of the Board. The Board 4 '
open fighting It can build III; is bi-partisan and is composed of four Treatment.
or destro a .state Republicans, and four Democrats. It The PUbliC demands modern and
Y - . is supposed and should be non— oliti- humane treatment of its wards The
It can elevate 01' degrade a 01W cal non partisan and non sectgrian dav of inhumanity has long .since
or community. -’ - - ' ' ' - ‘
Must it print what the people 3;? fggghtgggugggggg ggghghgfglg $2535.03 $31.3.in pfli fé‘iieptfii’é’é‘é
Want? . ' . 1' to CT d t ’. . . ,
. Why not pm pm to mp 323333;: ggggfghgn £13; ghee Ste; mp5“; pé’fip‘p‘ipttpipt‘p “Sit’l‘lap‘figsfiriii l i
better things? _ ’ highest t e and a s on e 9f h'e stitutions are so overloaded that the l ‘
Perhaps I am an idealist, but selection {gmemb ‘ gipvernchi ’m ‘15 work that should be beneficial and I ,
- . , into such a power I today con— sponsibilit rest' eis afia liavliyl {6‘ carried on for the benefit of the in- ‘
_ signed myself trusting that you In m 'udyme tmgdon .1? 5 Oh i313 mate is interfered with and the i ‘
‘ will temper the wind to the constitii