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HARTFORD, KY., WEDNESA, NOVEMBER 13, 1912.
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. THE (RKagRITIES
fc Cleveland's Election.
To the. Ticket, and Sultzer
Was Swept Into' the
RESIDENT TAPT RAN SECOND
New York, Nov. 8. Woodrow
Wilson won the electoral vote of
New York and William Sulzer was
elected Governor with the largest
Democratic majorities since Grover
Cleveland was elected Governor InH
1892. Both the' Presidential and,
gubernatorial nominees-wil -have
n plurallty.gr at least 160,0Q0.
It was tt dlvlslotf.of the Repub
llcan party that enabled the Dem
ocrats to win this victory, and will
give them the control ol the Now
York Legislature by a two-tniras
vote. Governor Wilson did not
hold the Bryan vote of four, years
ago, but the Democratic Iobb wbb
insignificant compared with the di
vision of the Republican vote.
President 'Taft ran Becond in New
York and if the election furnished
one great-real surprise It was in the
small vote for Theodqre Roosevelt.
The Bull Moose "landslide-did not
materialize, and in the- Industrial
cities up the State he did not get
nearly to vote the leaders of his
i-Darty predicted, and which the
DomiJcrats and Republicans fearedj
he would receive.
President Taft -was the stronger
up (he State", air. Roosevelt fn New
' "ork Cjty, and thtfffrotoJoV pover-
aior was in about the" Bamp ratio as
that for President. s
There is little doubt -"that Job
Hedges will run second for Gover
nor, and the Republican party will
continue as a major party and be
hi entitled to the prestige and the pat-
r.nr,i that Irno. with that nOflltlOtl.
Governor Wilson and Mr. Sulzer
,both carried New York City by
about 130,000. Charlos F. Murphy
, had promised, the' Democratic Na
tional Committee i 20 00 -'for Go v--oVnor
Wilson'.' and the Tammany
Then were rejoicing to-night that no
charge Wild be made, that they
Wd not given the ticket loyal rsup -
Mnri. Bilt what was more surpris
ing; thanltho vote In the cTty "wa!
that in 'the Republican strougnoias
up the State. For the first ,tlme
since the Cleveland victory, 30
x7ears ago, that part of the 'State
Not one. of the Republican over
lord's couid hold his Republican
jplurality. William Barnes, Jr.. did
(better than any of the others, for
.Albany county gave President Taft
approximately 3,000' plurality, and
the Roosevelt vofe was small.
.Erie county went strong for both
the Democratic State and national
ticket, and In that section of the
'tat0 Mr. Roosevelt and Mr, Straus
Ttochester wetit Derao6ratIc for
Tnn iirm iiiiih ill ichid. uuidiiiui
1. a m. II i ..... nnnA.
,,:wiinn hnrt a nhirnMv ofM.200 and
Mr. Suzer led Mr. Hedges by 25().
But little better waB doqev.lnSyrar
cuse. The fnlraparty drew enpugn
.votes from the 'Republicans lrf each
., Pf tuoje ,strongnoias w w iaei
Uemocjatu, an aavjuuage.,
" w.54AWAgw wnDre,l
Republicans suffered, ..the
Four years ago William L. Wad '
hAH XTa4iniit nimVnltroATTlAn UW.
l.u .3?y-...;MUr.,-rr -. -j
his ballt.wick.give.mldent Taft a
.. . tVIl. JSlJT. I
plurality oi jjuou-ms year uov-1
ernoPr vll8onl' na B piuramjr or
Tnor6 than 6,-000, with Mr. Roose
velt third. Mr, Hedges farad eyen
wee, for Mr. SymtjjMa)
although Mr. Bulier''ha8 aorn-
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H 1III11MIILV III
V fortable marglnnore, thwny
Democratic noMlBeiliMilfcre' In
x 7?arg.e ,- .. - .,. f-,- ,. 4
r Beh&neeMy fwaeaViorj.,the in
dustrial cititjaiwhefe'the Bll Moose
menvhad lqoK&K for a.'la'rgvote
ei' Mr.Rool'elt: (HiJcelvedli
Ukanl"pj?e,Mair,of1the jtt8Kth( shown
Tiy.povraorWllsen, a' ,liin'4,-,
' 13. ,VfMVT'RBvelCLa lonrthMn
law, bad S71,' KutixV, a
L i. -JiLt' , &. . ...2 AAluJXi i ,MMxn i&Asi "2C ....!...
orn'tler. It was the' same In-. the
Republican Btrongholds of Northern
The Bull Moose vote was always
third, bur It drew enough from the
Republicans to reduce the normal
pluralities by 'half, or in -the lose
counties to glve the Democrats the
advantage. In Jefferson county,
carried by President Taft four
years ago by more than 5,000, the
plurality this year was about 500.
St. Lawren&q, always good for from
7,000 to 10,000, came across this
year with a scant. 4, 500.
COMMITTED SUICIDE IN
THE- COURT HOUSE YARD
Hawesvllle, Ky Nov. 7. James
Lanham, 65 years old, committed
suicide in the . court house yard
here to-day about 9 a. m., by drink
ing carbolic acid.
Lanham arrived In Hawesvllle
yesterday afternoon and paid for
his boad and lodging at the hotel
by doing chores' for the hotel.
It was after noon to-day before
his home could be located. He reg
istered at the hotel aa James Lan
ham, with no address, but was this
'afternoon Identified by former Har
dinsburg people who now reside In
Nothing was found on his person
except a pocket knife a comb and
10 o- 15 cents in money.
The Coroner held an Inquest, and
the Jury returned a verdict to the
effect that the deceased came to his
de,ath by drinking carboliUjlcld.
Lanham said he had been out of
employment, and he seemed to be
HONEYMOON OF AX OHIO
COUNTY MAN CUT. SHORT
Thtf Owensboro Messenger says
Harry Baynes, aypung man
about 26 years oltLls.ln custody at
Evansvllle On the charge of seduc
tion. The crUjie is said to have
been committed at Rockport, Ky.,
in Ohio county, where, until a
short time ago. he resided. The
complaint was made by Miss Lil
lian Maddox, daughter of J. P.
MaHdox, deceased, and the warrant
was sworn out by th0 mother of the
Baylies will be taken to Hart
ford for trial as soon as Gov. Mc
Creary can ask for a requisition on
the Governor of lrfcana.
Baynes married about two weeks
ago, and he was intercepted by the
officers on last Saturday while ei-
J6ying his honeymoon.
HIRAM I1RIBTOW DEAD
WAS .PIONEER CITIZEN
Hiram Brlstow, one of the p!on
l eor citizens of Daviess county, and
one or tno most highly respected
and prosperous farmers of this sec
tlon, died at 11:30 a. m., Thursday,
at his honV at Habit, after an ill
ness of paralysis for four years.
Mr. Brlstow was born in Daviess
county June 15, 1842, and at bis
death w,as 70 years, four months
and 23 days old. He united with
the Baptist church at the age of 21
He was married to Minerva Kirk in
1865, Rev. James Dawson, a well
known Baptist minister of that day,
performing the ceremony. Six child
ren "are the only surviving mem
bers of his family: Mrs. Chas. Rid
dle, of Dermont; Mrs. Jack WI1
Hants, of Cane Run; Mrs. Chas.
Harrison, -Mrs. Gus Taylor, Mrs. El
bert Ware and Mr, Bunyan Brls
tow, of Habit. Ho is also survived
A Tobacco Fair.
Augusta, Ky Nov, 11. A tobac-
m.t fall will a ViaXA at A utriiato Tial
fcember 3', at which time tho two!
loose leaf markets hero will
completed and ready for Inspection.
Prizes will be awarded -as follows:
Cigarette Wrapper First, $25;
eCond( $15. thlrd $1(K
. . . . . n . -
jl6; thlrdi $
Leaf First, $2C; second,
Red Leaf First. $25;
aM- . ai
it; tnra, iy.
Lugs First, $25; second, $15;
third, $10. f
Facy Trash First, $25; -second,
?15; third, $10.
Entries open to Bracken, Pendle
ton, Mason and Robertson, counties
fn Kentucky, and Brown and Cler
mont counties, Ohiq,
X, J. RRV v privv.RH TO
STAY OUT OF CABINET
'Washington, D. C:, ,Not. 8. A
straight tip is to tho;effecUthat W..I
J,'-Bryaa will not accept 'the tender
of the bftce of Secretary of State in
.President ' .Wilson's "cabinet. He
IHE FIRES OF
To Be Kept Ablaze On Re
TAFT QUTtlNES-PUH TO SAVE
The G. 0. Pitrom eternal D'e-
of Tariff ,Aritation.
HE SEES TROUBLE FOR WILSON
Columbus, O., Nov. 9. The fire
of party loyalty are to be kept
ab'aze on the altar of Republican
ism. Defeated, but far from discour
aged, President Taft already das
formed plans for holding together
and strengthening the Republican
The plans are indefinite and still
vague, but he declared to-njght to
friends who accompanied him
North from Cincinnati that the par
ty will continue to exist; that it
will be as active; as in the past and
that there is no reason ta believe
that Its chances of future success
are not excellent.
So far as the President's plan is
concerned, he hopes to see organ
ized a "National Republican Club"
entirely apart from the Republican
National Committee, which shall
cherish the principles of the party
and be a source of political activity
not only during election years, but
at all times.
The President spoke of the Re
nubllcan Club of New York, the
JJUUI1VUH XSIUU J Vn waf V..U
Hamilton Club of Chicago and oth-
er organizations similar in charac-
ter, and expressed the beliof that
through these' clubs Interest and
loyalty could be kept alive."
To a suggestion that he might be
the Republican party's nominee in
1916, the President replied with a
smile, but made no comment. He
laughingly repeated his Intent' m
of returning to Cincinnati ana the
practice ot law.
The President is convinced that
the task of President-elect Vllatn
will not be easy. He Bald to-nlj?ht
that be earnestly hoped Mr. Wilson
would not call an extra sesslin of
Congress to revise the tariff. He
wished, ho said, to see the prcpcn.
prosperity continue as long as l'03'
Mr. Taft declared that Mr. Wll -
son would face a Congress mado tlFlrflt chri3tian church, as tho Bap -
10 a targe ex(enc ui uiunuu men
wuuimttj ;uHiq vu uchd 111 '
trjonic puDiicity, ana wno oeneve
that to show their faith with the
people they must at time be "Insur
gents" and oppose the program ol
The President wa particulars
interested in any tarjff-revlslon pro- apponted committees to find homes' hold, on and that they will not sell visits), social meetings, lodge meet
gram, and laughed when ho suld he f(Jr th comlng delegates and all ne,r tobacco at a figure lower than ings, church news, school news,
wa8 eagerly awaiting the Demo-'the denommatlons are helping the hey consider it to be worth. 'condition of roads, family re-un-
cratlc efforts to reduce the ached- jjapt8ta jn securing homes for tho) Before taking final action on any ions, (short accounts), curiosities,
ules of that "iniquitous 'Payne-Aid- vjstorg About 300 delegates and matter of prices or closing a deal relics, robberies, murders, sorae-
rich law.' " i
The President left Columbus at
5:40 for Washington. He expects i
to stay there,, wtth but few trips
away from the White House, until
He announced to-day that he will
not visit the Panama Canal during
the Christmas holidays, a8 he had i
planned, and authorized Congress
man Sherly, of Kentucky, a caller
on his private car, who was en
vnntA fn Pftnnmn. in Hvo f!nlonol
J !o1nil Vild "Vlnrt ratrnrilg " '
Richard L. Jarvjs, one of the
husky six-foot v8ecret Service men
who haB guarded President Taft
since he 'was elected four years ago,
has been notified to proceed to -
ttnrAtnn. tfA will hA tnlnart hv
other 'Secret Service men later. .
"Jimmie" Sloan, who has Been
head of the White House .'Secret-i
K8ervlce. force f6r several years, andf
"Jack" Wheeler, his principal as
sistant, who haa laid, oqt the Taft
trips, (wlilfstay with the"; president!
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HUNTINO SEASON' OPENS
The ouall and rabbit season will
open noxj. Friday morning, through-
out the State of Kentucky. The in-
dlcations are that t there VlH-b, WQU,d make no
man hunters In ,4 lleld - oa aMr'ln 8eCUTqg the help of Bro.
opening .datp,"! S , A pju
'The now 14w 'ptssed by?U!e.iatJ,,, tia
legislature requires huBtar Jnhft
state (ehave a license-, 'ahj? It jyW
go'lnio the field without this little
papers youwlll be subject to arrest
and fine. Reports from different
cpunlea of the State show that
many-' licences have been Issued.
The iBSt report made from Frank
fort' shoU's' this, and yio number
haS''b"een rilmost doubled since that
Reports from the country Indi
cate' that the hunters will have a
hard tm finding many quail, the
heavy rajns In the spring and early
summer' drowning many of the
young- birds. Rabbits are said to
b'e sca'reer than usual thl8 year also.
The quail season comes to an end
on January 1, and between Novem
ber island that tlme the fields will
bo, tilled with hunters.
The hardware stores all report a
I good business, as a large amount of
sporting goods and ammunition
have "been said up to this time.
,L HEAVER DAM.
Nov. 11. On last Saturday even
ing; Mr. Chester Leach and Miss Ora
Maddox surprised their friends in
town by driving to the home of
,Rev G. Vf, Gordon, at Prentis, and
being, united In matrimony, Rev.
Gordon officiating. Mr Leach is a
.young- man of fine business quali
fications and doing business in the
firm of Leach & Leach In the cloth
ing and shoe business in our town.
Miss Ora Is a noble christian girl
and "was long the lady clerk for
Stewart & Co. bofore the fire. Af
ter the fire she accepted a position
as clerk In the Barnes store. She
has made many friends while In
business. May their pathway
through this life be strewn with
flowers, Is the wish of their many
Mr. Merle Taylor, of Dyersburg,
Tenn., Is In town visiting friends
and rolatUes this week
Rev. Albert Maddox has been
called' to the pastorate of the Rock-
port Church and will move to that
town this week.
The Rev. Birch Shields will move
j from- Rockport to Beaver Dam this
Our town trustees are opening a
'ditch on the north side ot the ran
I rnnd In nwn Inr flip nnrnnsn of
draining the flat land In that sec
tion which, we think, when com
pleted, will be a great help to the
people liing In that section of
KENTUCKY HA1TISTS TO 1
MEET AT MADISOXVILLE,
MiwllsnnYlllP Kv.. Nov.
General Baptist Association of Ken -
. . ... , f three
, . , , h.rlnn,. wJ
; ne8dayi November 13. Many prom-
',nent leakers wll be on th0 ground
' nA ,n Bq,nna ., be held at the
. tint- hnvn tin church nt nrosent.
nnrt nnn thv will hnv one of the
ijiuir lev ni mjvlu h id umuci ...
prettiest and most commodious
church buildings in thl8 part of the
Mayor D. W. Gatlln. chairman of
ih. vnrowhinmon fnmmitfp.. hna
vii,nr nr nxnfictod to he in at-
tendance. s- of control of the association must
ia.-fc ' submit the matter to the poolers
Tobacco Prices Fixed. ( themselves for final ratification and
Bowling Green, Ky., Nov. 11. acceptance or rejection.
The prices fixed by the board of There were a great many of tho
control for the pooled tobacco are farmers In the association head
as follows: I quarters on Saturday and all of
Bright, twenty-four lnchea up,
leaf, $10; lugs, $8; twenty-two
inches, $9 and $7; twenty inches,
$8 and $6; eighteen Inches and
down, $7 and $6; trash, $3.50.
Dark, twenty-six Inches and up, leaf
$9 and lugs $7; twenty-six Inches,
$8 and $7; twenty Inches, $7 and i
$6; eighteen inches and down, $6
and $5; trash $3.50. Acreage
pooled in district 14,000,' and it is
estimated that tho, pooled tobacco
for the district -will exceed 11,200,
A Great nevlvnl.
t v rp, r iAMt,A.An im.
just closod a grand
Balzetown Baptist Church. There
.were something near thirty profes-
''Blona nd twonty-olght additions.
A great spiritual awakenjng and
the church greatly reyived. Strong
t,on under tjae atr)ng appea,8 of
(ted envangeli8t. Any pastor
that needs to be
Wbatrsaost of us want is
itrlendg and iless-need of them,
Control Board and Buyers
WILL HOLD OH TO THE WEED
Buyers Claim That Market is
Glutted from Purchases
Last Year. '-
MAY CUT OUT CROP NEXT YEAR
The Owensboro Messenger says
From present Indications, It
looks as though some little time
may elpase before the pool of the
Green River Tobacco Growers' As
sociation, which has approximately
20,000,000,000 pounds of tobacco
pledged to It, will be sold, as the
price that tho board of control has
placed on the samples of the crop, !
is more than the crop is worth, ac
cording to the statements of the
buyers or at Jeast a portion ofiw.. 5 740 T12
There has been no official meet
ing between the bujers and the as
sociation officials, but In the sever
al conferences that have been held,
the buyers state that the price
scale, ranging from $10 down to $6
for'the leaf and lugs and $3 for the
trash, is more than the tobacco is
worth to them, while the farmers
state that they will hold out for
the price that they have set on the
From the viewpoint of the buy
ers, or at least according to their
talk, there is a surplus of tobacco
this year and they also claim that
while the color of the tobacco Is
Improved this year over that of last
season, the weed Is sadly lacking in
weight and body.
The farmers' side of the proposl-
tlon Is that they must receive the
j prices inai u.ey nave wi m uruei
'enjoy any sort of returns on their
(tobacco. They claim that the ac-
tuai cost oi uroaucuon ui iouuu
Is something over six cents, owing
I A At t,lr.U Ana n fnim lalnx O tl 1 1
ue ,-va- "i """ ",uv" ""!
(that under the price scale they have'trjlted w,th gr,ef over Ule terrBie
, submitted on the samples,
submitted on the samples, the av
erase of the tobacco will
erage of the tobacco will be only
about seven and one-quarter cents
Per pound, so that it would be im-j
possible for them to consider a low-
'er figure on the samples that they,
The pool last year was something
over 20,000,000 pounds
' ors claim that the crop glutted
, the market, so that they do not
; stand in need of the crop this year
Jit such high prices. The farmers
are equally positive that they will
for tne sale oi me pooi. ie ooara
them expressed their willingness
and determination to back up the
board In the demand, for a fair price
for the tobacco and said that they
would never willingly sell for less
than the prices that they consider
There- Is a probability that the
buyers and the association officials
will attempt to get together on the
matter of prices this week but It is
hardy probable that the sale will
be closed for several days.
The Equity and Home Ware-
hoU8 IAhaVe ma,de . ur ll!cir
samples, but It Is understood that
revival wlth,thcy havo not yet determlnel nPn
ine scaie oi prices inui iiiuy n
demand for the tobacco.
The growers who pool state that
In the event of a hitch In the sil
of the tobacco this year, they will
hold the crop and will then not ;
make anothor crop of tobacco next
year, but will devote their time to
the growing of 'other ar'm prod
ucts. It is stated, that- the farmers arc
quiet dui aeierminea n ino matter
and that, they ee,-that the trlce
placed on the crop1 Js, the lowest that
placed on the cropjlshejowest that
they could name, so that they could
j . -
make a reasonable profit on their
time and labor and that to sell for
a lower prlcc would be simply to
have grown the crop at a loss.
SCHOOLS ARE UNABLE
TO PAY THE TEACHERS
Fankfort, Ky., Nov. 8. School
teachers of the State will not re
ceive tho second Installment of
their salaries for several weeks.
The second installment should have
been sent to the city school boards
and county superintendents Satur
day. Superintendent Barksdale Ham
lett has recommended that where it
is possible, local boards borrow the
money and pay the teachers.
The first Installment for the city
schools was sent out this week, ag
At the beginning of November
there wag In the school fund $216,
287. 'This payment reduced the
fund to $120,667. The warrant
drawn for the second Installment
called for $407,000.
RESULTS OF ELECTION
ON LATEST RETURNS
Doubtful (Calif, and Idaho)... 17
Poimlui- Vote MiH'omnli'liO
Taft .' 3,329,849
i Wilson 39
Doubtful (Idaho and Calif.). 7T. 2
Child's Lire Crushed Out.
Harl, the four-year-old son of
Hardin KoncU Miller, of near Ma
gan, was run over last Saturday af
ternoon by a wagon loaded with
green lumbor, and he died of his
injuries Sunday night at 10 o'clock.
Mr. Miller was hauling lumber and
nearing his residence, his little boy
came running out to meet him. He
stopped for his brother to lift the
little fellow on the wagon. Nema,
his brother, had on gloves and in
lifting Harl onto the wagon tho
boy 8llppedi faIUnB under the
whee,Bf crushnK h!s cnest horribly,
jg remalng were burIeu nt the
Adnburg church burylng grounds
,,,,., nriprnnnn . four o'clock.
His parents and uncle are pros
accident. The child was a grand
son of the late J. L. Miller, who
formerly lived In Hartford,
To Our Correspondents.
We print a list, of subjects below
which will be of much assistance to
t correspondents In writing for The
Herald: Always send us accounts
of deaths, births, marriages, real
state deals, live stock sales, con
flagrations, accidents, condition of
crops, unusual weather conditions,
visiting abroad, (not neighborhood
tning goou aDout people, anytnini?
of general interest. Also, please
send all accounts oI deaths and
marriages in as soon as possible,
and do not wait till you send In
your regular letter. Mall your let
ters so they will reach us on Mon
days of each week. tt
Death After Brief Illness.
The Owensboro Messenger says:
Following a brief Illness of par
alysis Mrs. J. L. Thompson, a high
ly respected and beloved woman of
Daviess county, died at her home in
Maceo at 7:15 o'clock Saturday ev
ening. Mrs. Thompson was strick
en with paralysis at 5 o'clock
Thursday" evening, and never once
rallied before her death.
The deceased was seventy-one
years of ago andwaB widely known
In Owensboro. She is survived by
her husband, and five children who
are: Mrs. Will Hawes, of Claude,
Tex.; Mrs. D. L. Thompson, of
Hlllsboro,. III.; Gcorgo and Ernest
Thompson, of Owensboro, and Mrs.
Mary Perkins, of Maceo.
I Closed Season For Annular Club.
Ono 'good thing about having this
campaign over, several hard words
and it ia hoped hard feelings can
take a long vacation. Milwaukee
A woman's idea ot a successful
hat is If It looks to her husband as
'It It c6at $2 and tp her friends
ijg iiw r -t MjajWifiaTiff riiv