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HARTFORD, KY., WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 20, 1912.
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And Monastir Surrenders
to Servian Troops.
TERRIFIC FI6JTJS RAGING
Along the Lines at Tchatalja
Turkish Army Badly
CONSTANTINOPLE STILL 8APK
Belgrade, Noy. 18. The Turkish'
fotress of Monastir surrendered
CCita afternoon to the Servian troops
Fifty thousand Turkish soldiers
and three Generals laid down their
Monastir had been virtually sur
rounded by Servian troops for ssv--cral
days, while Greek troops com
ing from the South had cut off the
Turkish line of' retreat to Ochrida.
On Saturday the Servian troops, af
ter desperate fighting throughout
the day and night, succeeded in cap
turing two important heights com
manding the city. They then ad
a -vanced through the morasses upon
'the Inner fortifications, which sur
Monastir I8 the headquarters of
the Sixth Turkish Army Corps com
manded by FethI Pasha, but many
other Turkish troops fleeing from)
surrounding towns, which had been
captured by th0 Servians, concen
trated there. , Djavld Pasha, the
commander of the Seventh Turkish
Army Corps, went there with many
of his soldiers after the fail of Us
kup to the Servians.
It was thought that the Turkish
j litroops would be able to stand a
lenguiy siege in .uunusur, uui u i
evident that the army was totally
disorganized and lacked provisions.
Many of the soldiers wero reserv
ists only recently callod to the col
o'rs. Monastir occupied a capital posi
tion for defense. It Ig the market
center for the entire district and
has a population of 45,000, compos
ed of Servians, Dugarlans, Alban
ians, Armenians, Greeks and Turks.
The Christians number about half
of the inhabitants.
The possession of 'the heights
commanding Monastir by the Serv
ian army under Crown Prince Alex
ander rendered the fortress untpn
able. Fethi Pasha, former Turkish
Minister to Belgrade, was one of
the first to hand over his afford. At
the beginning of the war he made
"We will soon Invite our friends
to dinner In Belgrade."
Tbe representatives o Germany
and Italy Informed Premier Pach
'Itch, of Servia, to-day that their
Governments supported Austria's
view of Servla's clalm8 to an exten
sion of her territory after the war.
M. Pachltch declined to glva n
definite answer until the conclusion
of the war.
Constantinople- Still Safe.
London, Nov. 18. Th0 frst Bul
garian attack on the Turkish line
of fortifications defending Constan
tinople at Tchatalja has failed. Tho
whole of the Bulgarian army was
engaged. Every available man was
moved to the front from the Bul
garian forces investing Adrlanople,
'wher0 they were relieved by Ser
The Bulgarians, with all their ar
tillery, began their advance on the
Tchatalja fortifications on Satur
day, and continued the bombard.-
' ment of the works throughout Sun
day. They, however, found the
Turkish positions so" strong they
cquld make no- impression on them,
and for the moment at. least thb'.at
tempt has been given up, the firing,
according to a dispatch from, pn
fltantino'ple, having ceased-' "this
Observers, who hayejbjQeJn, to ,the
Turkish front agree that the cap
ture of tbe Tchatalja llne,s must
prove a task of tremendous' difficul
ty. The days the Bulgarian troops
. -were compelled to use for the bring
ing up of guns, ammunition and re
inforcements were utilized by the
Turks to entrench themselves and
place their guns- In position giving
''nhe'm a distinct advantage over the
attackers. The Turkish .soldiers, oo,
hadjrbeen tf'o afiatkegbjrthelr
jug defeats, appear to have
been steadied,, and thus- far have
made a most determined stand,
Paris, Nov. 18. A picture of tho
disorganization in the Turkish army
la drawn by tho war correspondent
of tho Matin, at Hadcmkeul, the
Turkish headquarters of the lines
of Tchatalja. Ho says:
"Col. Lehmann, a Gorman officer,
who has Just taken over command
of the Turkish artillery, declares
that he did not find a single gun In
place. The Turks have plenty of
guns and ammunition. They have
German cannon and nlso French
cannon taken from tho Servians be
fore hostilities began. Three of the
French guns were Been lying In
the mud at the Hedamkeul railroad
depot, rust-eaten and useless.
"The total of. the Turkish forces
Is estimated at IGO.uuO men, but
there 1b a complete lack of energy
among the commanders and organ
ization of any sort is absent. The
commander-in-chief docs not leave
his parlor car, where he will not re
ceive anybody. The staff officers of
the Turkish army themselves can
see him only after 10 o'clock in the
"If things go on rb they are to
day the Bulgarians will not find any
Turkish troops to fight; they will
all be dead from cholera and ty
phoid." FATHER AND SOX TO DIE
IN THE ELECTIUC CHAIR
Richmond, Va., Nov. 18. A new
trial "was to-day refused Floyd Al
len and his son, Claude Swanson
Allen, by the Supreme Court of Vir
ginia. The men .are condemned to
die In the electric chair next Fri
day for the murder of officials of
(ho Carroll County Court at Hllls
ville, March 14.
Floyd Allen was convicted May,
17, specifically for tho killing of
Commonwealth's Attorney William
M. Foster. His son, tried on the
charge of. killing Judge Thornton
u. aiassie, was convicted and sen
tenced to fifteen years in the peni
tentiary. A second, trial on an In
dictment for the killing pt Attor
ney Foster resulted in n conviction
for murder In the first degree, July
It la believed that Gov. Mann
will not Interfere with tho execu
tion of the sentence Imposed by tho
courts. Tho appeal to tho Supreme
Court for now trials, decided ad
versely to-day, had been pending
for some time, but Virginia officials
have proceeded with arrangements
for the execution of th0 men, be
lieving that no clemency would be
Th0 Hlllsvllle courthouse shoot
ing in March, when the Allen clan
resented the conviction of Floyd
Allen on a minor chnrge by killing
five persons In the court room, is
still holding attention In Virginia
because of the trial of Sidna Allen,
the clan leader, now under way at
TWO MEN KILLED IN A
STREET DUEL AT FILSON
Clay City, Ky., Nov. 17. Two
men met death In n street duel at
Filson, six miles east of Stanton,
Powell county, to-day. Billy Bow
en, former Sheriff of Powelr coun
ty, was Instantly killed by Henry
Skldmore and Skldmore was so bad"
wounded by Reeg Bowen, a
brother of the former Sheriff, that
ho died to-night. Rces Bowen made
A reward of $230 was offered to
night by T, G. Sldmore, a relative of
Henry Skldmore, for the arrest of
Rees Bowen. The parti-"' pants were
of prominent families.
Bowen was elected Sheriff of
Powell county at the last election
for county officers, but on com
plaint of irregularity in his ac
counts was ousted from office. His
bondsmen made good the shortage,
which his friends declared was due
more to a poor system of book
keeping than to any Intentional dis
honesty on the part of the Sheriff.
So far n3 could be learned to
night, there had been no previous
difficulty between tho men who
were killed or between Skldmore
and Rees Bowen. Both the slain
meh are survived by families.
Didn't vDIe No Easily.
The Bull MoQ8o-people Insist that
thb Republican party .committed"
suicide, and tho Republicans say It
was assassinated. 'Butte, it really
dead enough for" the Coroner to bo
called" lu"T New iTorkrWoTld. . , j
X, care ot ii
tons of-hay;- 'Address
Of Ohio County, to be Held
ON DECEMBERS UNO 5TH
Two Very Instructive and
Profitable Meetings to
He Held Here.
FREE AND ALL SHOULD ATTEND
The Ohio County Farmers' Insti
tute will be held in Hartford, De
comber 4th and Gth. under the di
rection of J. W. Newman, Commis
sioner of Agriculture. Many noted
lecturers will be present and lec
ture on the following subjects:
Agriculture Embracing the
raising of all kinds of crops, stock,
&c, soli fertility and how to pre
Horticulture Naming the kind
of fruit trees to plant and how to
spray and care for the orchard and
mnke the orchard pay.
Domestic Science This subject
will be discussed by a lady who-"
knows the art of good cooking from
both a practical and scientific
standpoint and no lady can afford
to miss it.
Good Roads Thls subject Is
thoroughly handled by a member
of the good roads office who Is an
expert on tli0 building of roads.
Sanitation In the House This
comes home to us all because our
health and lives are concerned and
we want to learn how to keep free
from th0 many diseases that rob us
of the lives of our loved ones. A
doctor from tho State Board of
Health will deliver this lecture and
illustrate It with stereoptlcon views.
There is not a lecture in the "lot
but what the farmers of Ohio coun
ty are and should oe vitally Inter
ested in, for we need them all. To
show the State thnt we are a Pro
gressive people and want the best
of all things, let u8 go out and hear
these lectures, for that is what our
sister counties and the rest' of the
world nre dqlng and Ohio county
wants to be at least among tho
leaders of the counties of the State
In intelligence and progressive cit
izenship. Therc are no better people in the
world than the people of Ohio
county and for that reason we want
them to be Judged rightly by
stranger8 and show that they stand
for progress, State, county and civ
ic pride. Other counties are being
benefited by these Institutes and
Ohio county people should not miss
this opportunity to better their own
condition and especially when it is
free of all cost.
HUSBAND'S BRIDAL GIFT
CAUSED DEATH OF
Cleveland, O., No. IP. Bitten
on tho arm three weeks ago by a
puppv, Mrs. Florenco Dictz, n bride
of three months, died late to-day
of hydrophobia in a hospital here.
The bite was not thought to be
of much consequence untjl the pup
py hit another dog, and both ca
nines died with s-Vraptomg of rabies.
Four days ago Mrs. Dietz became
seriously 111, and delirium and
The puppy that bit Mrs. Dietz
was a wedding present from her
TEDDY (JETS PLURALITY
OF 00 IN CALIFORNIA
San Francisco, Cal Nov. 16.
California completo gave Roosevelt
a plurality of sixty-six over Wilson
to-night, in considerably more than
a million votes. These figures are
official from all but three counties
San Francisco, Los Angeles and
Yuba. In Los Angeles, a Roosevelt j
stronghold, the Democrats filed a
petition with the district court of
appeals for a writ of mandamus
compelling the board of supervisors
to make an honest count. The pe
tition charges gross irregularities.
New' JttirnI Routes.
Washington, Nov. IS. Kentucky
rural routes have been established
to commenco February 1 at Hop
kinsvlllej on route No. 1, Bervlng
.135 families, and at Horso Branch,
on .route No. 1, serving eighty-five I quarreling with her husband.
families. 1 The verdict of the Coroner's Jury
IP TO GALL
; filfiA SESSION
Righl After Inauguration
VEtf Revise Tariff.
'! I J
NOT MM THAN 15TH APRIL
Prespnit-EIect Has Sailed for
Bermuda to Remain
New York, Nov. 15. Gov. Wil
son announced to-night that immediately-'
after his Inauguration
n3 President h0 would call an extra
session pf Congress to convene not
later than April 15 for tlie purpose
of revising the tariff.
The President-elect will sail for
Bermuda at 2 o'clock to-morrow
afternoon for his vacation, and will
rsturn on December 1C.
In a statement issued to-night
,ho declared the pledges of the party
ought to be redeemed as soon as
possible,- and that the extra session
would be in the interest of busi
ness, In thnt all uncertainty as to
what tho tariff revision will be,
will be removed. Most of the opin
ions from public men he had re
ceived, seemed favorable to an ex
tra session, he declared.
Unless an extra session Is called,
tho comeilng of tho new Congress
would not occur until thirteen
months after Its election, and tariff
revision, the Governor felt, would
be too long delayed.
Gov. Wilson came to New York
t-nlght to attend a dinner In his
honor by his classmates, of Prince
The President-elect and family
will sail- on tho steamship Bermu
dlan, 'arriving nt Bermuda Monday,
where he has leased a cottage on
a remote part of the Island.
Washington, Nov. 13. General
approval was expressed In Demo
cratic circles to-night, of Wilson's
decision to call an extra session to
revise the tariff.- Speaker Clark
and other leaders concur with the
Governor's views. The speaker
earlier In the day had voiced his
desire In strong terms for an extra
W. J. Bryan, when Informed of
the Governor's decision, said he
"had done the wise thing."
Senator Dixon, of Montana, also
thought It the "wise thing." "The
twenty-five Progressive members of
the House will caucus separately,
and will bo glad to support the
Wilson program, If It squares with
their own belief," he said. "But
remember," he added, laughingly, !
"the Progressives are
MEETS DEATH l.V (SARD
Moultrie, Ga Nov. 16. Shroud
ed In her wedding trousseau of 70
years ago, and Incased in a casket
for which she had the lumber cut
from a cypress tree growing on her
farm SO years ago, the body of Mrs.
Betsy Patterson was to-day Interred
In the family cemetery at the Pat
terson homestead. Mrs. Patterson
was 90 years old.
For three score and ten years
she had carefully preserved the gar
ments she wor0 when a brlde in her
teens, it was her wish that upon
her death, these garments should
constitute her shroud.
Fifty years ago she had the cof
fin made from lumber yielded by
her favorite tree, and during ,alr
these yenrs she kept the casket In
The cypress tree from which the
coffin was made wan trysting
place for Mrs. Patterson nnd her
husband before they were married.
FALSE TEETH. IN A FIGHT. . . .
CAUSED WIFE'S DEATH
Topcka, Kan., Nov. 16. The
Coroner's jury which to-night in
vestlpated the death of Mrs. W. L.
Beers, wife of a Methodist minister
of Wakarusn, Kan., her0 last night,
failed to find evidence tending to
IncrimlPBe tho minister as having
deliberately choked hlo wife.
The woman died In-a hotel while
was that Mrs. Beers "came to her
death through suffocation caused
by swallowing her false teeth, the
teeth having been forced Into her
throat by her husband."
The evidence of a dozen witness
es tended to show that the teeth
were accidentally forced Into the
woman's throat. Beers will re
main In jail here until to-morrow,
when the county officials will decide
whether or not a prosecution will
TOM JOHNSON CHAPTER
The dream of the Tom Johnson
Chapter U. D. C. has at last been
realized In the form of a beautiful
Confederate monument which has
recently been erected in Court
Square at Princeton, Ky. To say
that It Is beautiful is hardly sign!
cant enough. It l8 artistic In tho
exferae. The Chapter veterans
and all friends to the Confederate
cause are thrilled with civic pride
for this one long sought achieve
ment. The unveiling ceremonies took
place Saturday, November 16th, nt
1:00-3:00 p. m. Ben. Bennett H.
Young, of Louisville, spoke and a
large concourse of visitors was in
attendance; among them
many prominent men of the Con
'The program was as follows:
1:00 p. m. Bugle Assembly Call
Music by Band. Prayer by Rev. J. i
M. Gordon. Song Old Kentucky I
Home. Unveiling of Monument by
Little Misses Hattle Grace Taylor i
and Rebecca Holllngsworth. Pre-'
sentation of Monument to city by i
Miss Lornlne Lyon. Acceptance by
Mayor John C. Gates on oehalf of
the city. Song Dixie. Master of
Ceremonies Mr. Alvln Riehey. Ad
dress by Gen. Bennett H. Young.
Muslc by Band. Singing "God be
W.th You Till We Meet Again."
Benediction Rev. Anthony.
A PITIABLE CASE AND
Morganfield, Ky.,Nov. IS. Indig
nation against Edward Pemberton,
under arrest here for an unnatural
crime, has been Increased by thc
story of Judge Clements, who
brought Pemberton's daughter here
from St. Louis.
Judge Clements, who hns taken
a special Interest In the case of the
wronged girl, waa sworn In as a
special deputy, and spent two davs
scouring St. Loul8 for the girl-
mother, who hnd dlsannonred from
the city hospital. Judge Clements
finally found her In surroundings
that have touched the hearts of all
' who hnvo heard the story with nlty.
Judge Clements had the young wo
man In custody nt the Sterling Ho-
tel In Evansvlllo last Thursdny, i
when she awakened and found her
child dead beside her.
"After going to St. Louis for the
, p0or girl I found her
In n cellar
near th river front.
light entered the
The place was damp and
cold. There was no bed. A couch
had been made of two chairs and a,
, plank nnd on this I found the 17-
year-old girl and her baby. The
mother's cloak covered both. I
never In my life saw so pitiable a
i sight. She admitted to me that her
father was the parent of her child."
Twcntv Tlioiimntl Hunters.
Frankfort, Ky., Nov. IS. The
Stnte Game and Fish Commission
was flooded with orders yesterday
and to-day from county clerks for
more hunters' license books. Extra
books hal been sent to many coun
ties In anticipation of the rush just
before November 15, but In a num
ber of counties all the extrn books
were UBed up and more ordered. It
Is believed thnt somewhere near
20,000 licenses will be Issued in the
0 .MARRIAGE LICENSE. O
Roy E. Keith, Olaton, to Rosa
Lec Smith, Olaton.
H. C. Chinn. Hartford, to Rosa
Tavlor, Hartford, Route 2.
. W. L. Geary. Echols, to AudWa
Dav.j "mith. Hsrtfor.l. Route ",
to Rouetta Crow, H-fiMrd, Route C.
For Siilo. Farms All sizes, from
C to .100 acres. We can plenre ynn
if you wnnt to huv land.
A. Cv YEI8ER ft CO..
ndv. , Ilnrtfnrd. Ky.
' .' For -Rale.
A sow and pigs, and two shoats.
47tf '. F. L. FELI.
THE MOOSE PARTY
By President Taft in Open
IT IS HEAOED FDR SOCIALISM
He Declares Is Surprised at
Roosevelt Showing in
WANTS FACTIONS TO UNITE
New York, Nov. IG. President
Taft discusses the present situation
in the Republican party at length In
a statement published by th0 World
to-day, expressing the hope that
Progressives and regulars will be
ablo to join In a single united par
ty for effective action at the next
"The sheet anchor of popular
Government Ik In tho division of tlio
j pCO)le Into two great parties and
no more," he declares.
j .Mr. Taft deals with th0 Bull
Moose movement In considerable
detail. "I was surprised at Mr.
Roosevelt's strength in the elec
I tlon," he says, and adds, comment
' Ing on the Progressive platform:
I "The difficulty I find with the
present Progressive program Is that
It contemplates the Impossible. The
i country cannot afford to turn Itself
over to a class of men who do not
I deserve to figure in any more hon
orable fight than quncks do In the
practice of medicine. It would be
too grent danger to the body pol
itic. "When a party like the Bull
Moose party comes forward and
proposes to tear down all the
checks and balances of a well-adjusted,
republican government, then the
i Issue affects the permanence and
continuance of our government.
j "The danger Is from a party
, whose tendency Is thus necessarily
destructive of what lias been labor
iously established for the good and
happiness of mankind by the strug-
' gle8 of centuries and which Is head
ed as clearly for Socialism as the
Socialist party itself.
I "It, behooves us, therefore, as Re
publicans, to look forward to the
time when In the natural course of
events, the Democrats shall have
disappointed the public, to be ready
to prevent that disappointment
from being used by the Bull Moose
o rwt Qnnlnl at rnniltnftt(nti in irot
A Splendid Trllmto.
The following taken from the
Union City paper published in the
town whern Mr. Barnett hml lived
for manv vear. will l. nf ini.ri
, ,.. ,.io,i i, .i. i,
-as born aml reare(,.
..,. ..... ,.. nn,, fr, tn unna.
Bob Barnett and to know him well.
I was most Intimately associated
with him In a business and social
way for many years, during which
time I never heard one single pro
fane or obscene word drop from
"He lived In my home for near
ly seven years and In all of that
time I never heard Bob Barnett say
one hard or unkind word about nny
living human, alway8 something
good about the party discussed or
not one word from Bob.
"He was a Christian gentleman".
In the fullest sense of the term
what more could I say? That's
enough. Who can In truth meas
ure up to this standard? I can't.
"Bob Barnett was my friend, I
was his friend. Good bye, Bob, till
ie meet ngnln. E. B. LITTLE.
A fnrm of 74 l-." acres of land on
the Hnitford nnd Point Pleasant
rond, two miles north of Center
town, known as the M. F. Tlchenor
farm. Land mostly cleared and In
fine state of cultivation. Fencing
In nn0 condition. Five-room cot
tage and rood outbuildings. Includ
ing n barn that cost $1,000. Also
three houses nnd lots In Centor
town. For terms nnd further par
ticulars, call m or address,
4CH - Contcrtown. Ky.
For Sale Town property, vacant
lots, cottages and two-story dwelling.
A. C. YEISE& & CO..
adv. Hartford, Ky.
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