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HARTFORD, KY WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 30, 1912.
) Cincinnati Enquirer
COMPARES ELECTION OF 1860
To Present Political Upheaval
and Sees Great Yictory
POLITICAL HISTORY OK VAST
The Cincinnati Enquirer pre
j dicta In a leading editorial a sweep
Ming Democratic victory. It com
pares the position of the Republic
an party to-day to that of the Dem
ocratic party In 1860. It says:
"With the Presidential election
now less than two weeks away, with
every State fairly well tested as to
the prospects of the various candi
dates and many estimates as to the
strength of the political organiza
tions supporting them, the consen
sus of opinion leaves little or no
doubt of the success of the Demo
v "The breaking up of the old Re-
publican organization and the for
mation of the National Progressive
party has so split up the opposition
to the Democracy that it seems Im
possible for them now to make anyj
great Impression upon the popular.
or electoral vote of the Union
"Senator Dixon, of the National
Progressive party, has recently re
marked that the result of thl8 cam
paign will be as that of 1856 or of
"The Senator has
similar campaigns In
history with great accuracy, for in Mr. and Mrs. S. T. Brown, near
some respects It bears resemblance here, visited their daughter, Mrs.
to the campaign of 1856, which Dr. C. G. Crowder, who has been
burled the Whig party and gave na-' quite III at her home at Williams
tlonal vigor to lt8 successor, tho Mines, Saturday and Sunday.
Republican party, and In other re- Sir. and Mrs. E. Q. Cooper vlslt
spects, particularly in the fact of cd their daughter, Mrs. Granville
the splitting in two of a great po- Ingram, of Williams Mines, Satur
litlcal organization, It Is compara- day.
. Die with that of 1860, when Lincoln Mr. and Mrs. John T. Rowe, of
defeated both Douglas and Breckin-' Equality, visited the family of Mr.
'"This campaign promises to car
ry In its results the sequences of
both the campaigns which Senator
Dixon cites, and ho would have
been still, more accurate If he had
said the results of 1856 and 1860.
"As the now Republican party in
1856, headed by Fremont, sapped lies of Messrs. O. S. and L. D. Ash
the strength of the Whigs, absorb-.by, of this place, last week,
cd. the very life of the venerable "Mr. and Mrs. J. W. Rowe, of this
party and draw to Itself, on plainly place, are the proud parents of an
stated Issues, young and vigorous Infant daughter Hazel Frances,
political forces from both the old . Mr. and Mrs. Maiden Fentress, of
parties, but failed to elect, so It Centertown, visited Mrs, Benton's
would seem that the national Pro
gressive party of today has com
passed the downfall of the Repub
lican party, but will fall to achieve
national victory for itself at this
"As In 1860, the partisans of
r,..,. ., .), ' , ni, m1
1UUfilUa tt"U W.voo u -, wvnu.i Ub
were more determined upon tho de
feat of the other wing of the Dem
ocratic party than they weTe on de
feating Lincoln, so 1912 finds the
opposition to the Democracy pav
ing the way for a sweeping triumph
for Gov. Wilson and his followers.
"Men think and act more rapidly
in political affairs than they did in
the 50s and 60s. I
"The voters of 1912 will accom
plish in this one campaign the same
results that it took two campaigns
to completeJn those days." ,
Aided husband to kill
San Dlega, Cal., Oct. 26. Mrs.
Hubert Lewis, whose husband Is on
trial here for tho alleged murder of
C. H. Tollver and his wife, declar
ed on the witness stand to-day that
the killing of the TollVers, who
were wealthy and had given em
ployment to Lewis, was the sequel
to a criminal attack upon her, In
which Tollver had been aided by
The assault took place at the
Tollver home while Lewis was away
on business. Mrs. Lewis testified
that when she related the circum
stances to her husband on his re
turn, his rage deprlvod him tempo
rarily of, reason, and he sought out
the Tollyers and shot both to death.
Mrs. LewJjj broke 'down frequent
ly during her recital., She told the
jury that Mrs. oliver confessed to
her she had participated In the as
sault because she feared her hus
band was about to leave her.
At the conclusion of the direct
examination Lewis broke away
from his attorneys ad rushed to
the witness stand, where for some
minutes he and his wife wept,
clasped In each other's arms.
Oct. 28. On last Wednesday,
October 23, the angel of death
claimed the spirit of Mr. John T.
Hooker, aged 74 years. Funeral
services were conducted at West
Providence church by Rev. H. P.
Drown on the following day. In
terment took pace in West Provi
dence cemetery. He leaves three
sons nnd three daughters to mourn
his sad death. They have the sym
pathy of their many friends In this
another sore bereavement. Just a
little more than a year ago they
had to give up their mother.
Mrs. Martha Ross departed this
life at the home of her grandson,
Mr. Willi Ross, October 26, aged
79 years. Rev. L. W. Tlchenor
conducted funeral services at Cen
tral Grove church October 27, after
which the remains were gently laid
to rest In Centrnl Grove cemetery.
"Aunt Martha" was a good chris
tian woman and was a member of
Central Grove church at the time of
Miss Sadie Hocker, who was call
ed home on account of the serious
illness and death of her father, re
turned Sunday to Rockport, Ind
where she will resume her work In
Mr. nnd Mrs. R. H. Brown visited
Mr. and Mrs. Nofslnger, of
Central City, recently.
Mlsa Ada Ford has returned to
her home here, after a visit to her
sister, Mrs. Dudley Gray, of Sunny
dale. Mr. and Mrs. Alney Tlchenor vis
ited Mr. and Mrs. L. P. Loney, of
Owensboro, from Thursday until
J. B. Rowe, of this place, Sunday.
Mr. Barney Hocker, sister Miss
Meek Hocker, nnd Mr. Noah Rowe
spent Sunday at Mr. Scl'ota Hook
er's at Walton's Creek.
Mrs. Pender Maddox, of Small
hous, and Mrs. E. S. Barnes, of
West Providence, visited the faml-
sister, Mrs. J. W. Rowe, last Thurs
day. Mr. and Mrs. Chester Stewart, of
this place, attended the unveiling
services near Roslne, Sunday.
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0ct' 28. Rev. Alec Porter
preached us a good sermon last
Sunday, It being his first time here.
He ia conducting a protracted meet
ing at Providence.
Mr. L. A. McDaniel made a busl
nes trip to Hartford last week.
The meeting Is still going' on at
Wysox with good Interest.
Mr. Billy Johnson had 60 bush
els of peas threshed nnd Mr. Albln
Shull has delivered about 8 tons
of straw at Echols.
Mrs. Tom Ford, who got kicked
by a horse some time ago, Is get
ting along very well at this writ
ing. Mr. nnd Mrs. J. R. Shull return
ed home last week from a two
weeks visit to their daughter, Mrs.
E. V. Bennett, of Central City.
Rev. Eply, of the Rochester cir
cuit, is having a good meeting at
Chapel. Rev. Ryan, of
Is doing some good
Teddy Brings Suit.
Mnrquette, Mich., Oct. 26. Suit
for $10,000 for libel was tiled by a
Detroit attorney, acting for Theo
i f'oro Roosevolt against George A.
Newett, editor of the Iron OrQ of
Ishpemlng, Mich. It Is alleged that
Newett printed an article in his pa
per, charging that Colonel Roose
velt wqs lntempe'rflfe In the uso'of
language' and liquor. c .
A rodnument' erected to the mem
ory ot Gen.. Joseph E. Johnson, C.
8. A., wasunvelled ;at Dalton, Ga?
THE CjjM CLOSED
Ohio 'County Democrats Res
ponded Nobly Grand
As Chairman of tho Democratic
Campaign Committee for Ohio
county, I want to thank all the
Democrats who have contributed so
liborally to the National, State and
County Campaign Fund, and must
say that you have responded more
liberally than I had expected. The
amount each of you has given indi
cates that you are Interested In the
welfare of the American people,
and believe that tho principles of
the Democratic party should tri
umph, and that you are willing to
contribute your mite to defray the
necessary expenses of this very Im
portant campaign, and I feel sure
you will vote on the 5th day oA
November, and see that your Dem
ocratic neighbor votes.
The total contributions hereto
fore received and reported amount
to $497.8.1, and the following con
tributions have been received since
that time, which make the grand
total received $536.00.
I thank you one and all for your
liberal contributions and shall ask
you to be sure and vote on Novem
ber 5th, and join with us In ratify
ing the election of Wilson and Mar
shall, who are certain to be elected
If the Democrats will only vote.
C. M. CROWE,
Ch'm'n. Ohio Co. Dem. Com.
J. Smith $2.00
P. Bennett, Wysox, Ky
A. Taylor, "
C. Berryman "
P. Shrum, Rochester, Ky
E. Sharlett, Hartford, R.
C. Crowe, . "
D. Mllllgan, " .50
V. Rowan " .50
W. Hocker $2.50
O. Hocker 2.50
M. Hoover, Friedaland, Ky $1.00
J. Hoover, " 1.00
C. Morton $1.00
Sam Smith l.oo
Albert Qulsenberry $1.00
Ollie Wilson 1.00
W. P. Ford 1.00
T. S, Shacklett, Matanzas, Ky. $1.00
Gua St. Clair, Dundee, Ky...$1.00
Jake Smith, Fordsvllle, R.l..$ .25
ELECTRIC CHAIR THE
York, Oct. 25. Police
Charles Becker was found
to-night of murder In the
first degree by the Jury which has
been trying him for instigating the
death of Herman
gambler. The verdict was pro
nounced at 12.02 thla morning.
Tlie verdict read:
"Murder In the first degree," and
was pronounced exactly at mid
night. Becker was remanded for
sentence to the Tombs by Justice
Goff until October 30.
Mrs. Becker, sitting outside the
door of the courtroom, fell In a
woon when the verdict was an
nounced, Becker did not flinch when he
heard the rdict pronounced by
Harold B. Sklnntr. foreman of the
John F. Mclntyre, Bedwr'B chief
counsel, nnnounced that ho would
take an Immediate appeal, but 'an.
ded that beyond thla he had noth
ing to say.
Fifty ncres of land ndjolnlnr
Beaver Dam, also four-room cot
tnge and half acre land with good
Improvements. Terms very rcas
onable. Call on or address, J. D.'
HOCKER, Beaver Dam,' Ky. ' Box
BULL MOOSE SPEAKING
AT HARTFORD SATURDAY
Was a Tame Affair and a Dis
appointment to Nearly
Last Saturday was supposed to
bo a big day for the Bull Moosers
of Ohio county, as It was the time
set for Hon. Mat J. Holt to speak
and It was Intended to be a great
affair. The festivities were to be
gin at one o'clock. At noon, how
ever, there were few country men
In town, but when tho speaker be
gan the court room was about
two-thirds full. Mr. Holt was rn
troduced by Mr. E. M. Woodward,
who really made a better speech
than the principal speaker.
Mr. Holt spoke for a little over
an hour, but his speech was a
rather tame effort. He used a num
ber of anecdotes or Jokes to liven
up his audience. He poured It Into
the Taft fellows rather heavy and
said it was a bad mistake when
Taft was elected President. This
remark, however, wag not applaud
ed. He -reviled the President's re
ligion (Unlversallst) and used
language along this llne which
would have been considered highly
Incendiary If uttered by tt Demo
crat four years ago.
Mr. Holt also had a little pack
ago for Gov. Wilson, but be said
nothing abusive or very severe of
Democracy's candidate for Presi
dent. He seemed to realize that
Gov. Wilson is too clean a man with
too good a record to be attacked.
The worst he said about the Gov
ernor was that a college president
Is not fit to be President of the
United States, evidently forgetting
that Mr. Wilson Is making the best
Governor New Jersey ever had
and has shown the highest order of
official and executive ability. Mr.
Holt evidently had a set speech,
but he seemed to get his notes con
fused. It was announced at the start
that there would be two speeches,
and at the conclusion of Mr. Holt's
speech, Mr. Ed Bassett, of Leltch
fleld, who Is a candidate for Con
gress In this district on the Bull
I Moose ticket, was Introduced. Mr.
Bassett Is n banker ami also has
0 stock In the Onlt TTdiikp T.niilsvlllR.
Originally, It Is said, he was a
Democrat, then he turned Republic
an, and now he has Joined the bolt
ing crowd. Personally he Is said to
be a very Boclable and good busi
But Mr. Bassett's speech was a
"frost." Scarcely had he begun
speaking, when the audience began
to get up nnd file out In silent
droves, and at the conclusion there
was a mere handful of people left,
fully two-third., of the crowd hav
ing gone. Mr. Bassett seemed to
have a rather lengthy memorized
talk which he delivered In n dull
monotone. He also had some notes
which h0 had difficulty in finding
and connecting with his recitation.
The fading crowd did not stop him
and he grimly continued to the end.
He likewise "landed" on the Taft
crowd and hit the Democrats such
telling blows that we hardly know
whether they will recover from the
fierce attack or not.
It was very noticeable that neith
er one of the speakers appealed for
the negro vote or said anything at
all alone this line, nlthouch there
.'was a good sized bunch of darkies
present. The speakers seemed to
be following the example of Col.
Roosevelt, who has Intimated In his
speeches that the Northern negro Is
all right, but the Southern negro
has no right to the ballot.
Altogether the speaking fell flat;
and there was nothing about It to
enthuse any voter. In fact It seem
ed to be a bitter disappointment to
most of the crowd.
Oct. 28. Messrs. Fentress &
Qulgglns, of Caneyvlllo, will move
their handle factory to our town in
the near future to manufacture
handles, single trees and everything
that hickory timber will make,
'rvey have already begun to receive
tlmbei. m,i wju work about ten
hands lrivhe factory.
On last Wednesday evening, at
the home of the brlde here. Mr.
Mark Skaggs nnd Mitu Eva Rlch
ard'on were united In nurrlage.
Mr. R. Wimp., of Sullivan Da
viess couty, purchased of Mr.bn
Grav thirty acres of land near
town, the consideration uelng $30
per acre. He also purchased the
cottage of Mr. Hoover situated near
the new mill and will soon move to
his new home.
Mrs. Warren Gray, of Louisville,
waa the guest of Mrs. Lizzie Barnes
Taylor last week.
The colored people of our town
are more enterprising than the
white people. They are building a
Baptist church house near the flour
mill and arc also erecting a school
building two stories high, tho sec
ond story to be used for a hall.
The llne weather Is making the
wheat fields put on their green
coat, but we learn from our farm
ers that some of the fields are full
of little small files resembling the
Rev. S. J. Thompson preached a
very Interesting sermon at the
Methodist church Sunday.
FIVE ARK HELD WITHOUT
BAIL IX THE CALLAHAX CASK
Winchester, Ky., Oct. 26. After
serving a warning from the bench
thnt If there was any attempt to In
timidate or Interfere with any wit
ness, lie would take drastic action,
Judge Benton to-day held without
ball on the charge of murdering Ed
Callahan, James Denton, Dock
Smith, Andrew Johnson, John Clair
and Asbury Mcintosh. The other
ten Indicted gave ball, ag follows:
Dan and Bob Deaton nnd Ellsha
Smith, $3,000 each; D. F. Deaton,
Abe Johnson, William Johnson, Bil
ly Johnson, Govan Smith, Bill Dea
ton nnd Tom Deaton, $2,000 each.
The trial was set to December
30. when the Judge announced that
he expected t ohavc a grand Jury
DR. BEAX'S OPERA HOUSI
' all the best body of legislation
The Bellharz Entertainers will l whch any (5overnor of anv state or
hold forth nt Dr. Dean's Opera the Ul)Ion ,lng bejn enauie(i t0 ,,ut
House next Saturday night. on t,le Btatute i,0()ks in the memo-
Withln the last few years these I ry of tne ,)reSent generation to
versatile artists have made for gay tllat such a man ,a lnc,ncient or
themselves an enviable reputation. ' lncal,able ia to speak wor(,8 of ab.
They have made a careful study of,Burt,lty am, foolisimess.
tne art ot entertaining anu toe. re
sult Is an Ideal program well bal
anced, artistic and complete.
Whether it Is In Impersonations, i
musical novelties, vocal duets or,
instrumental or vocal solos, the
same artistic finish Is noticeable,
and the result ig an entertainment'
that can hardly fall to meet the ,
popular demand ag well as to satis-1
fy the most critical. I
It II1 be a classical entertain; )
ment In every respect nnd will de-,
serve a crowded house. It is given ,
under the auspices of the Hartford i
College Lyceum Course, which ,haS
affoided our peoplo such, splendid
entertainments In the recent past. I
SMALLPOX AT ROBARDS
AXI) SEItKEE GROWING,
Henderson, Ky., Oct. 26. Tho I
smallpox situation in this county at)
Robards, and at Sebreo Is beconiln :
quite serious. At Robur.lc thete
ai eight or ten ensjs In tho little
town and It Is reported that theie
hao been one death from the (lis-
case about three mllo8 from Rob-1
arils. The little four-year-old koh
of Mr. and Mrs. Emmet Spncer
died Thursday night. At tbue
the situation Is much more serioiib.
There are at present btween '"
and 100 cases developed, and .'rom
ten to 15 new case3 developing with
eadi succeeding day.
It was stated that tne county
health officer visited the .Ittlu city
Thursday afternoon and gave warn
ing that unless every one who has
not been vaccinated or bad already
had the disease were not vaccinated
at once, the town would be quaran-
tlned and no one would bo allowed
to stop off there, and no one from
there would be allowed to leave
Notice to File Bids.
The Board of Trustees of Hart-
i rorn (wnitej graded common
I school district No. 1 will recele
i bids for tho construction of the new
brick school building for said dis
trict at the law offices of Barnes &.
Smith, Hartford, Ky at one o'clock
p. m. on Tuesday, November 12.
Building to be completed on or be-
fore August 1, 1013. A copy of the
plans and specifications Is on file
subject to Inspection at th0 office
of tho Secretary, also with Hon
John J. McHonry, office lth Bar
bee & Castloman, Louisville, Ky.
James Stewart Construction Co., St
Louis, Mo., and C. C. & E. A. Web-1
her, architects. Cincinnati, O.
E. B. PENDLETON, Pres't.
W. H. BARNES, Secretary. I
His Record As Governor of
SOME OFTHIHGS HE HAS DONE
Powerless to Do Other Things
On Account of Hostile
IS (.OXNTAXTLV OX THE ALERT
If Colonel Roosevelt continues to
make speeches in the campaign
through other mouths than his own,
ns he did at Louisville through Mr.
Beverldge, Governor Wilson will
have to revise his determination to
Mr. Beverldge, speaking for the
Colonel, repeated the latter's recent
attempt to show thnt Mr. Wilson
has made a very Inefficient Gover
nor of New Jersey because no
change has been made In the last
two years In the Incorporation laws
of that State.
An inefficient Governor? It Is to
laugh. The man who, with a hos
tile Legislature, put through such
measures as the Presidential pri
mary and general election laws, the
corrupt practices act, the public
' utilities law,
I pensatlon act, the cold storage law,
I the commission government act and
many other good measures too nu
merous to mention, constituting In
I Colonel Roosevelt, it will be rc
i called, apologized the other day fof
i his failure to do anything with the
tariff while he was President, say
1 Ing that he had other matters of
greater lmportance on hand. In
, view of the record referred to
above, Governor Wilson, had he
j done nothing whatever with refer
. ence to tht. matter of the Incorpora
I tlon laws, might justifiably have
availed himself of that plea. In
' suppressing "Jim" Smlth.the State's
1 chief representative of big business.
he was doing a much more Imme
diately necessary thing than revis
ing the lncorpoiation laws. In pass
ing a public utilities law he was
dealing with big corporations vast
ly more powerful for harm than
the industrial corporations. Thoso
thlnKS necessarily came first. -I -
But Oovernor Wilson was most
assuredly not inactive In the other
matter. He has been, perhaps, the
most wideawake man In his State
In appreciating the evils of the New
Jersey incorporation laws and in
working to change them. He dwelt
upon this in his Inaugural address.
and when the State convention met
in 1911 he drafted the plank that
was put in the party platform de
manding a change In those laws.
The Legislature of this year, being
Republican, failed to act, and In tho
State platform a few days ago the
Democratic party, again led by
Governor Wilson, returned once
more to the attack.
Governor Wilson naturally does
not want the power of the States
restricted In any way, nor super
seded by Federal authority. He has
never, however, expressed the opin
ion thnt the States have supreme
control over the trusts, because,
for one reason, if for no other, he
has always believed that the pro
tective tariff Is one of the greatest
bulwarks of th0 trusts, and the
States have nothing to do with the
protective tariff. He has maintain
ed, with regard to this matter of
the incorporation laws of his State,
the same good Judgment and clear
thought that ho has displayed with
regnrd to other mntters, and when
those law8 are finally changed for
the better, It will be recognized, wo
Imagine, that Governor Wilson had
been moro Influential than any oth
er one man In securing the change.
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