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HARTFORD, KV., WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 7, 121.
VEST VIRGINIA FIGHTING
ENDS WHEN TROOPS ARRIVE
Miners' Army Hides Weapons
Before Surrendering to
Washington, Sept. 4. Reporting
all quiet" In the West Virginia
mine fields, Bri. Gen. H. H. Band-
lolU, commanding , the Federal
troops, tonight Informed the War
Department that If the situation re
mained the same tomorrow he
would recommend the Immediate
return, at least, of the Twenty-sixth
Infantry to Its home station, Camp
Dlx, N. J.
Madison, W. Va., Sept. 4. Fight
ing between armed bands and Lo-j
gan County authorities alone the
Boone-Logan County line has ceas -
ed, said Col. C. A. Martin,, com
mander of Federal troops in the lit-
tie Qoal River Valley, after a tour
of inspection today.
When lie returned To Madison,
the Colonel made the following
statement. "All fighting has stop
ped and there- are few miners left
In the region."
Colonel Martin added that sol
diers of the Nineteenth Infantry had
displaced all armed men on' the
Boone County side and in the nar
row strip of Logan County on the
ast of Spruce Fork Ridge, while
troops moving forward from Logan
bad replaced State police, county
deputies and volunteers on the. sum
mit and western slope of the ridge.
'Contact between the occupying
forces on either side had been es
tablished, he said.
.To Hunt for Dead and Wounded
During his tour today. Colonel
Martin said he was told by some of
' the men that there were a number
.-of bodies and some wounded In the
hills. . He announced that a search
ing party of soldiers would be sent
-' to investigate tomorrow.
Shortly after the. Colonel's return
from last week's troubled area, a
-special - train' comprising eight
-coaches carrying 400 men arrived
here from the Spruce Fork Ridge
region. Despite the fact that they
had been warned before leaving the
hills that they would be searched
when they arrived in Madison, 181
rifles, 80 pistols and large quanti
- ty'of ammunition was taken from
them here, officers who conducted
the search said.
As a number of the men were un
harmed when they assembled for the
journey here, soldiers tomorrow will
be sent Into the hills to look for
rifles and ammunition which the
military authorltes believe may
have been searched.
Three hundred soldiers of the
Twenty-sixth Infantry, who "came
from Camp Dlx, New Jersey, arriv
ed here Just before daybreak. They
were dispatched Immediately to the
neighborhood of Blair", beyond Shar
pies, a region in which heavy ex
changes between forces of men arm
ed with rifles have, been reported.
It was expected that troops of the
Nineteenth Infantry, encamped here
would join forces with those of the
other regiment in the early morning
and the combined force would then
set out for the mountains to police
Soldiers today were in control of
the entire valley from Madjson to
Blair. Regulars, are located be
tween these two towns and the vil
lages of Clothier, Jeffery and Shar
FECULUR ACCIDENT RESULTS
IN DENVER WILSON'S DEATH
Denver Wilson, 1 year-old son of
Mr. W. L. Wilson, of near Dan Sta
tion, this county, was the victim of
the most peculiar accident heard of
1n this section - in recent years.
While carrying a 10-gallon stone
Jar through the kitchen at bis
home, Saturday morning at 8:30 o'
clock, be caught his feet on a gal
lon Jug of molasses and fell break
ing the Jar In many pieces.
An eight-inch sliver with Jagged
dges penetrated his neck Just under
the chin and thence downward,
tripping off the flesh, tearing many
blood vessels and leaving the Jugu
lar vein bare. Preparations were
at ones made to take hlra to thej
Owensboro City Hospital but soon
after being placed la an automobile
be begaa coughing up blood-and
soon expired. He was conscious
during the entire four hours be
tween the accident and hit death.
He waf an Intelligent,' industri
ous ' and . popular young man, and
was a member of the Modern Wood
men ' of America and the United
Mine Workers of America. By oc
cupation he' was a farmer and
miner. He had never been married.
The remains were laid to rest at
9 n - m Qitnilov In T nn nil vpbva.
i yard, near Rosine, In the presence
j of , large congregation of sorrowing
relatives and friends.
, MEETING OP BAPTIST
The Mission Board of the Ohio
' County Baptist Association held Hs.however by offering at once to ao-
re8ular monthly session at the Hart-
i f ord Rnntlst Church last Tuesday
with the following members pres
Booker, McHenry; M. O.
Oscar Ashby, McHenry,
Route 1; W. C. Taylor. Rosine; and
niiatmll Wnilrai Wnrrfnr1 Ttav
TaIhi A Tf nnnnt T'Hoa wast
wviiu jv;iisicii, vi u iivi vv as cs
. The following laymen were also
In attendance: Messrs. V. M. Fair
and James C. Bennett, Hartford;
Alvln and Mack Ross, Centertown;
W. I. Igleheart, Central Grove; Sam
Holbrook, Woodward's Valley;
Thomas Baughn, Concord; James
Carter, -Narrows; and Orville Wil
son, Green River.
WHITE MAY GIVE
Washington, D. C. Aug. 31. An
early change in the chairmanship of
the Democratic national committee
Is forecast. George White, of
Marietta, Ohio, the present national
cralrman, who piloted the Democra
tic ship through the troubled seas
last year, is about ready to throw
up his Job as skipper.
He Is now seriously considering
the Issuance of a call to the Demo
cratic national committee to meet
here in special session in October,
lnNrder that it may receive his
resignation from the national chair
manship and proceed to the election
of his successor. Unless his plans
are changed the call will go out
within the next week or two.
LIST OF PETIT JURORS, SEPT.
TERM, OHIO CIRCUIT COURT
Martin Porter, G. M. Burdette,
Lonnie Cook, Ernest Morris, Frank
Maple, Sam Davidson, v Jeff Curtis,
T. E. Cooper, Dudley Plummer,
Sherman Coleman, Luther LUes, J.
G." Davis, R, E. Eudaley, E. R. Wil
liams, John A. Raymond, W. P.
Midklff, W.-A. Lloyd, James C. Ben
nett, Sr., D. J. Sneddon, Dyer Davis,
Joe S. Bennett, James H. Robertson,
W. P. Brown, Ernie Curtis, Presley
Brown, A. C. Acton, L. C. Hoover,
Jr., Wm. Lake, J. J. Keown, Char-
lea Smith, Will Neal, J. B. Tappan,
John F. Coleman, Thad Barnard,
Elbert Carden, Birdie Hammond.
A. TO HOLD RECEPTION
NEXT TUESDAY EVENING
The local Parent-Teacher Asso
ciation will hold a reception at the
school building, next Tuesday even
ing Sept. 13th, from 7:30 to 9:30
o'clock. All patrons and friends of
the school Invited to be present and
meet the members of the faculty
for the present school year. This
reception had been anounced for
Thursday night but on account of
the circus here that day, it became
necessary to change data.
TO WHOM IT MAY CONCERN
Edward Nelson has purchased all
the assets of the McHenry Mfg. ft
Machine Co.. and the company as a
corporation ceases to exist. 'All per
sons finding themselves Indebted to
the company should call and settle,
and all persons having byis against
said company should present same.
36-4t. - .
Saturday At Beaver Dam: Bea
ver Dam, 4 Island, 2. (10 innings.)
Duuuujr ai naruora: Beaver
Dam, 1; Island, J. .
At McHenry: McHenry, I; Ang-
Monday At Island: Beaver
Dam, 3; Island, 14. I
At ' McHenry: -McHenry. 6;
Anglo - Americans, S, (It innings.')
ERIN REJECTS LATEST ?
OFFER BY BRITISH
Plan Would Mean Split Ireland
Instead of Dominion Statu?,
London, Sept. 4. The reply of
the Irish Republican Parliament to
Prime Minister David Llloyd
Jects the British Government's pro
posals for settlement of the Irish
question on the ground that they
are not based on a domination sta
tus for Ireland. It leaves the way
i open for further investigations,
polnt plenipotentiaries on the basis
.i .. .
consent of the government.
The reply, stoned bv Eamonn de
,valera, which was made nubile In
London and Dublin simultaneously
today, had been preceded in the
British and Irish press by a number
' . -
i mi hfi'U'vuuj iiioyucu Diatoiiicii La
nnrn a tl IncnlH...! 1 ..
thnr iff n'milri rpflatA a
situation. Perusal of the reply,
however, affords little reason to
fear Immediate breakdown of the
negotiations unless the Cabinet
Council, meeting Wednesday to con
sider it, should decide to impose a
time limit within which Ireland
must accept or reject the govern
Divided Ireland Feared
The reply shows that ' Mr. de
Vulera and the Dail Eireann have
not receded in the slightest from
the position formerly adopted. It
emphasizes that the British Govern-
gent's proposals are not an invita
tion to enter into a free and willing
partnership with the nations of the
British Commonwealth, but that on
the contrary the conditions Mr,
Lloyd George seeks to imppse would
divide Ireland into two artificial anff
mutually destructive states.
It insists that the plenipoten
tiaries must enter a conference un
trammeled by any. conditions, birl
with that proviso, says that the
Dail Eireann is ready to appoint
Except that Mr. de Valera seems
to gnore the Prime Minister's warn
ing of danger in continued delay,
the position Is much the same as
on the occasion of the last exchange
of letters, and almost certainly there
will be a further exchange before a
real crisis arises.
FROM BURNING BED
Gov. Edwin P. Morrow escaped
uninjured when his bed in The Seel
bach caught fire at 4 o'clock Sunday
morning, but did not escape being
the central figure in a scene of tur
moil and excitement.
wnen nremen, answering an
alarm, came before the hotel, they
saw the Governor standing ou a
second-floor balcony, looking down
over the crowd which was gather
ing below. He was dressed in his
The pillow and mattress from the
bed was thrown from a window
and the fire was extinguished after
It had caused a loss of about $100
The Are started from a cigarette
In the hands of the Governor, who
Is devoted to smoking In bed, it was
said. He dozed off and awoke to
find the bed ablaze, Governor Mor
row said, and gave the alarm. Af
ter the Are the Chief Executive re
turned to Frankfort. He denied
the story of Patrick Flynn, baggage
man, who said he carried the Gov
ernor from the smoke-fllled room.
COUNTY AND QUAR
Very little business ot import
a nee was transacted in Judge Cook's
tribunals Monday, it being found
necessary to continue practically all I Mr- James Nance and son, Wll
the cases called. In County Court Ham, ot Owensboro, were guests of
the will ot the late Mrs. Annie D.
Graham was probated. By its pro
visions the heirs of Maggie Dorrlss
were bequeathed $5.00 and the re
mainder . ot decedent' estate, con
sisting of EO acres ot land, valued
at $1000, and houshold and per
sonal belongings, valued at $300,
was given to ber husband. John M. !
Graham, who was denominated Ex
ecutor, without bond.
and Mrs. W. -C. Biankenship
and Miss Leila Glenn scent ths
wetk-end camping at Taylor's Lake.
CAUGHT WITH THE G000S
Tom (lines, of Rosine, and His
'Shine-Laden "Lizzie" Came
' To Oriel at Olaton
Tom Hlnes, of Rosine, was ar
rested at Olaton Sunday afternoon
by Constable Robert Qulssenberry
on a charge of having In his posses
sion for sale, and unlawfully trans-
, porting Intoxicating liquor.
About toniobile was also taken,
threefc pints of "white lightning"
were found, one pint being secreted
in Hlnes' trousers' leg. Hlnes' son,
Roy, was with him at the time, but
escaped when the officer's revolver
failed to fire promptly. A number
of shots were fired after young
Hlnes, but he made a get-away.
However he is under bond on a
similar charge and will undoubted
ly soon be rounded up. The car
captured is the same one confiscat
ed and sold recently in the similar
.prosecution against Roy Hines, it
having been bought by the elder
Hines. It Is reported that the two
Hines' have been peddling their
wares for sometime at various pub
lie gatherings nnd were at Olaton
for the purpose of breaking the
'drouth at a ball game. The
prisoner was Immediately brought
to Hartford and lodged In Jail.
P.ye and Grass Seed for sale by
W. E. ELLIS & BRO.
36-4t Hartford. Ky.
Leo King, of Henderson,
the week-end with friends
We will have a car of fertilizer
within the next few days.
36-tf W. E. ELLIS & BRO.
Rev. T. T. Frazier is conducting
a revival meeting at Mt. Hermon
Mr. John X. Taylor, of Earling
ton, was the guest of Mr. and Mrs.
R. B. Martin a day or two this
Misses Edna and Annie Hudson
and nephew. Master Richard
Brawner, are visiting relatives in
Mr. Gayle Taylor, of Chicago, Is
spending a few days here with his
mother, Mrs. W. M. Hudson, and
Mr. and Mrs. Byron Foster, of
Shelbyville, Tenn., are the guest3
of Mr. Foster's parents, Mr. and
Mrs. Isaac Foster.
Miss Gladys Bennett, who has a
position in one of the Louisville
banks, spent Labor Day with her
parents, Mr. and Mrs. D. S. Bennett.
Little Miss Emily Fair Riley
spent a few days recently as tho
guest of Mr. John T. Moore and
family In Louisville.
Professors Robinson and Mont
gomery, ot the Calhoun High School
were In Hartford Saturday and paid
us a welcome call. -
Mr. Frank Williams, uf the Lib
erty neighborhood, spent Sunday
with Mrs. Charlotte Taylor and
Miss Mamie Bennett.
Mr. and Mrs. W. T. Woodward.
ot this city, will leave tomorrow for,
Louisville, where they will visit!
their son, Hon. Ernest Woodward, '
Mrs. Nance's parents, Mr. and Mrs.
W. T. Woodward, from Suturday
Miss Myrtle Maddox, Deputy
County Clerk, Is taking ber vaca
tion this week at the borne of her
parents, Mr. and Mrs. 8. M. Maddox
Rev. T. .T. Frailer preached at
the Methodist Church Sunday morn
ing and evening to good-sized con
gregations. His sermons were
thoughtful, inspiring and well re-
6 LOCAL DASHES fQ
celved. There were nine additions
to the church at the morning service.
We are In the market for eggs
and poultry every day In the year.
Highest cash prices paid.
36-tf W. E. ELLIS 4. BRO.
Supt. and Mrs. E. S. Howard and
daughter, accompanied by Mr. and
Mrs. Oscar Allen, of Beaver Dam,
motored to Owensboro, Sunday, and
spent the day in Hickman Park.
Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Petty, of
Henderson, were guests of Mr. and
Mrs. W. T. Woodward and Judge
and Mrs. R. R. Wedding, of this
city, from Saturday until Monday.
Mrs. Estll Bennett, son and
daughter, of Beda, have taken
rooms with Mrs. Rosa Baer. They
will remain during the school year
so that the young people may con
tinue their school work here.
Hon. George S. Wilson, Democra
tic nominee for Circuit Judge, and
Hon. Glover H. Cary, Democratic
nominee for Commonwealth's At
torney, were lu Hartford Saturday
and were welcome visitors at this
Mrs. E. D. Turlpy and little son.
Edward, have returned to their
home in Chicago, after spending
four weeks with Mrs. Turley's par
ents, Mr. and Mrs. A. J. Williams,
and other relatives in this city.
Mr. J. Leslie Hagerman left Mon
day for Louisville where he will re
sume his position as linotyplst on
the Masonic Hume Journal, aftf-r
spending about a week here with
his parents, Mr. and Mrs. J. Y. K:tg
erman. Misses Kennedy and Mary Warren
Collins gave a theater party Satur
day night in honor of their house
guests, Misses Margaret and Louise
Potter, Bowling Green, Theltna O'
Brien, Louisville, Pauline McCar
thy, Henderson, Bonnie' Stringer,
Central City, nnd Lurene Collins.
The Board of Drainage Commis
sioners of Ohio County met here '
Monday morning with all the mem
bers present, viz: S. T. Barnett,
Chairman, Hartford; J. A. Bellamy,
Whitesville. Route 2, and V. C.
Hocker, Beaver Dam. Route 2. A
considerable amount of important
business was transacted. ,
T.c-v. Guy Marlowe, ot the deiiom -
Inatiou known its the Church of
God. baptized 18 converts in Rough
River nt the local bathing beach,
Sunday afternoon. Most of these
Joined nt the recent tent meeting
near the depot in this civ, but a few
(were converted nt Fordsvllle and
' other places In the county.
SHARER & COOK. Main St., op-
r-osite Acton Bros., Hartford, Ky.of Kentucky acted otherwise than
I invite your trade. We have a full
Jliire of Fresh Crocerles and The niitted himself to be imposed upon
j Watkins Products. Including House- hy hu more pru,iPnt associates call
hold Remedies. Stock and Poultry ng themselves his friends.
Tonic. Spices. Extracts, Toilet Artl- "Certainly this bald stt'oment.
cles, Auto Tires and Spark Plugs. mnde anil never denied, smacks very
. Inspect our .goods and prices before strongly of exceeding dubious meth-
Prof, and Mrs. Herbert Felix,
have returned to their home in Ada, inn n sentenced for life for killing
Okla., after spending several days William Rl'.ey In this county, Jivlatn
as the guests of Prof. Felix's motf!- Stout said: ".Mr. Bradley, the Com
er, Mrs. Jennio Felix, and other monwealth's Attorney, has some in
relatives in and near Hartford and formation as to that matter which I
South Carrollton.' Prof. Felix Is do not deem is advisable at this
Assistant Principal of the Ada High time to give you aid let witnesses
School and 1st. Lieutenant of the In that case have any notice. But
Ada Military company. His local that pardon seems to have been pro
friends are proud of his record In cured around the first day ot April
the West. "Hub" and his wife l?:o. Newspapers say that a promt
and Miss Cltffie Felix, city, were nent Democratic politician procured
welcome visitors at this office last this pardon, took the pardon to the
Thursday, prison, got the young men Into an
I eu'cmol.lle and took him away.
Mr. William Savage filled his "The country seems to be getting
regular appointment at the Christ- quite full of philanthropists of this
lan church in Hartford, Sunday kind. I don't know when I have
morning and evening.- Mrs. Savage heard ot men getting pardons for
rendered speclul vocul selections at people they don't know, never have
both services ,and received many benrd of, end then driving In hlgh
compllmeuts on her beautiful sing- powered cars to the prison and tak
ing. Mr. Savage will not fill his Ing them away.
appointment here next first Sunday "You ought to take up these
as he will at that time be engaged cases and do the very best you can
In a scries of meetings at Union with the full power of the Com
Orove. this county. The mooting ironwenlth at your back. I be
plans are changed be will begin a lleve that every good citizen ot the
there will begin Sept. 24th. Unless Commonwealth, Irrespective of poll
series ot meetings at Hartford. Mon- tics will sustain you In your efforts
day after the fourth 8unday in Oe- to get at the bottom of these mat
tober. . ten." .
GRAND JURY TO PfiQBE
Franklin InquisilorL! Body To
Investigate Pardon of
Frankfort. Ky.. Sept. 5. Judge
Robert L. Stout of the Franklin Cir
cuit Court today charged the grand
Jury to investigate the pardoning of
Frank Blair June 3. 19C1, acd Vir
gil Lucas, April 1, 1920.
Judge Stout said: "The first ono
of these is the case of the now
notorious gentleman named Blair,
blair, as I understand it, held up
the establishment of one Hendricks
in Louisville, who had formerly
been captain of police, lie was con
vleted of that robbery and sent to
the penitentiary here to serve flvo
"Blair seems to have bt?en a
criminal with a record, according to
the newspapers. It is charged that
after the name of this man Blair
upon tie prison records was noted
in red ink; "Do not release this man
until the authorities of Indianapolis
are notified. He stands there in
dicted with the theft of tioa.e $."n),
000 in bonds.' This was suhslan
tiully us 1 ret-.'. 11.
'there was, a sttotiu notice call
the attention of prison officials
o the fact that he wa3 further
wanted by the Federal authorities
:tt Evansville, Ind.
XV a Aided Uy Prominent Man
"He apr-art-ntly had no standing
j .uitside the underworld and its deni
o:. ?.'o newspaper ever said li;
was a man ot any personal influence.
!et this man in the absence of tho
warden has been granted a pardon
and the pardon was taken by a very
prominent citizen to t'ae prison and
this remarkable man Blair put into
an auto and taken by the promin
ent citizen to a station and tliero
put on a northbound L. & N. train
"Then Mr. B'.air make his ejit.
No more is seen or heard of him.
Sinister Influences Kelt
"Now. I submit, gentlemen, that
it the5e are facts sinister lnf.uenco3
have been at work on the Chief Exe
cutive of this State. I mention that
because this same press reports tho
j Chief Executive as saying when tho
, bright li;;ht of publicity br.-.ke upon
the incident that be was sorry that
I he had granted this pardon an(i that
;Le had ir.adt- a mistake. If he mudo
( 0 mistake, then that mistake must
j have been of Issuing a pardon to
which a prisoner was not entitled.
j Jt must have been a mistake of not
personally Investigating the record
j f Blair, the convict, or permitting
some so-called friend to overper-
"I may be permitted here to ?ay
that I do not believe the Governor
ns an imprudeut official who per-
odi In securing Mr. Blair's pardon."
Auto Again Figures
A to the Lucas case, the younft