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HARTFORD, KT.. WEDNESDAY, MAY 24, 1922.
UPRISING IN NICARAU6UA
Revolutionists Agree to Surren
der Captured Fort to United
Manama KlnflraVuA. MaT $2. A
revolutionary movement broke out'""' "wn, oouiu. ueuverea
here today against President Diego' the commencement address. During
Manuel Chamorro, a band of rebel,; thu addr6M ne ne,d the entlr audl-
........... Tjm. onmm.nrtm.1 : pell-bound. It Is considered
this city. ' Upon representations
from the American Minister, John '
E. Ramer, however, the revolution-
1st later agreed to turn over the
fort to the commander of the Amer-
lean marine, at 10 o'clock tonight
to be given back to the Govern
am.' 4 i
The oapture of Fortress Loma
was effected at noon under com'
mand of Oen. Arcenlo Cruz, who
took' the position by strategy in the
absence of the commander. Other
leaders of the revolutionary move
ment are Adan Canton and Salva
dor Castrlllo. 'AH are prominent I
conservatives, but are of the faction
opposed to the present Government.
of the fortress was received, the'"" " "-y.
American minister sent a letter to Sprou'e' Bonn,e So8h' Laura Crowd"
the commander of the rebellou.' 1' , W,esterfleld' CorInne
troops. The reply stated that the Ward' Em,l5r T. .Tryphen. How
rebels were friendly to the Amerl-:ard' Clara uHoOTer- V,rln,a Lauter
cans, and that their purpose was to' wa88er' Theodore Dever, . Myrtle
cause the resignation of the Presl-1 Ke"y and le.
dent and a change of the present1 The "oWn 'tudents were
cabinet I r,eltner absent nor tardy within the
The American minister answered l'ear.: ' S.alUe Utra w,11,am9. otl8
stating that if the fort fired upon
Camnn Atk MartA. whnra tha-Amnrf
can marines are stationed, or upon
the city, the Dre would be returned1:
by the marines. He also proposed J
that General Cru. send three rep-!
resentative. to the American Lega-
. . .....-'
of the commandment for
conference. - ,
. Mr. Ramer then communicated j
kby wireless with Rear Admiral Cole
of the United States Navy, who re-
plied that he was within 300 miles
of Nicaragua and would arrive at
Corlnto tomorrow with 400 marines.
The Government was busy today
recruiting troops and expected that
''" mu wuu'u " v'Bvi,
There was rifle and machine gun
firing between . the
troops and those holding the' en and producIng four car ioadg
fortress during the afternoon, sev- per day
-eral soldiers being wounded. - Tnlg 'company maJntalns it. bead
Later at the conference it wasi6fflce and coal yardg Bt l,,,,,,,,
greed that General Crui would and doe botn , retaU and who,e.
urrender the fortress at .10 o'clock gale bu,ine8g. xbout a year ag0 u
tonight to the officer of the Amerl-: purchased the Addlngton apd Brown
can marines, to be turned back to mIneg near cemertown both of
the Government. It also was reed)Wnlcn are now ,n operatlon, It nag
that the civilians implicated In the recently b0Ught vand leased consld
revolution would be pardoned and erable terrUory ,n that Ticln,ty( and
that the miliary participants should wm begln a new mlne there ,n ,
' be imprisoned for thirty days. few weekg- "
There was high tension and fearj Th, com'pany hag for ,tg manag.
luiutr was quiei late igai.ui.
BLOWS HEAD OFF
Sam Jordon, age 35 a promU
sent farmer of the Beech . Grove
neighborhood, In McLean county,
committed suicide by blowing hi.
head oft with a shot gun. It wa. Tille National Bank, arrived in thl.
believed that financial trouble, had city, Monday afternoon with a radio
caused him to commit the rash act, phone to be used at the radio party
a. no other rea.on could be assign-; announced by the Citizens Bank and
d for it. Soon after eating' his .the Star Theater for Monday, Tues
breakfast Jordon picked up . his day and Wednesday , nights. The
hot gun and went out to his barn, 1 Theater wa. filled Monday night and
not far from the house. In a short ' score, could not secure .eat., out be
tlme hi wife heard the discharge of cause of the condition of the atmos
the. gun. Iu a tew inluute .he phere. the music and other entertalu-
went to the barn for some purpose
nd discovered her husband with
the top of hi bead blown off. Both
barrel, of the gun had been dis-
Jordon had purchased a high
priced farm, it was Mid and could
not make a. payment soon to come'
due. in which event he would prob-J
. ably have lost what be had paid on!
It ( Thl., it was believed, upset bl'
mlnd. Beside, bis widow be 1. ur- erTe1 al Ea,t "evidence tnurcni
Tlved by one small child. He was 8unda' tn "th- Appro
burled at Beech Grove Saturday at- ',r,at r:18 b neld 'n n
ternoon.' forenoon. In the afternoon a spe-j
, -mm ' program by the young folks of
Mr U. M. Everley, returned to bis the neighborhood 1. being prepared
home' In Herrln. 111., Monday after a Miss UUan Cohran. . . I
ten days' visit at Centertown. He' , Everyone Interested 'l. requested
waf'aocompanled home by hi. neice. 'o be, present at 10 a. m. Bring
Mr. Richard ' Kineheloe and her vur lunches and spend the Sabbath J
daughter, Mls Carrie. .day In doing honor to our dead.
GRADUATION EVENING IS
VERY SUCCESSFUL ONE
Last Wedesday evening marked
I the closing of the Hartford High
I School Commencement, The Meth
odist church was crowded and maty
failed to find room. ,
After invocation by Rev. T. T.
Frailer, pastor of Hertford Method
let church, Rer. R. B. Orlder pre
siding elder of the Louisville dis-
i a. f a m s i ax. j.n a
one of the .most masterful com-
mencement addresses delivered here
At the conclusion Dr. Grlder
presented diplomas to the eleven
raduate8- Then Miss Mary Marks, J
superintendent of the school, deliv
ered' a brief but rery appropriate
Bdd'e88' a,ter wnIcn 8h nd
from the custom of
medal to the pupil
mak'n the klKHest average. In-
icau sue reaa a nsi 01 nonor stu
dents. The following 20 students made
Wghe.t averages for the year: De-
" :" '" "'"
r rusia none, neien
' I bert Crowder, Luther Turner, Char-
i 11a ntll T.T.. 1 . i ( Jl ir...iu.
i Asnoy, Martyne sprouie, Everett
'Brown, Tryphena Howard and
Tb- folIowinf students were
P",8ent eTerT day durln tne year:
B,"to, B" and Ferdinand Plrtle.
SDlendld musl rendered by
tn local orchestra in charge of
I Prof. Schubert.
! WEST HARTFORD MINE NOW
OPERATED BY LOUISVILLE FIRM
The Peacock Mlnlng CO f 0( Lou.
8TiHe, which recently purchosed the
West Hartford Mine, has cleaned
out retracked and repaired the
mlne and nag had ,t ,n operatltm
about three weekg Tne company
now employing about 25 men and
producing about three car loads of
coal per day at this mine, and Intend
t0 800 De em,,!,,,,,,. so or more
Bostlck nrt J I. Oriihr .hn h...i
opened offices in the rooms former- j
ly occupied by The West Hartford
Coal Co., just across the street!
from Dr. Pirtle's dental office.
THE RADIOPHONE PARTY
Mr. Walter Adams, of the Louis-
meat picked up by the machine wa.
scarcely audible. A second party was'
in progress at pres. hour last night.1
Smith Bros., ' of Owensboro, agents'
Ifor a radiophone company, also
staged a demonstration at the court
house last night,
DECORATION OF GRAVES
v ' .
Decoration of graves will be ob-
'II. S. ADVANCES 4,000,000 1
TO BURLEY POOLERS
Aid Obtained For Growers Is
Seen 83 Redemption of Mar
" ket Body Pledge.
Louisville, Ky., May 20. A tew
stroke, of a pen at a financial con
ference here yesterday poured 14,-
000,000 into the finances of the
Burley Tobacco Growers' Associa
tion through a loan of the War Fi
The arrangement, were made , by
Bush W. Allen, vice president of the
association, and J. Robert Smith
of the Security Trust Company of
Lexington. Casselberry . Dunker
son, on behalf of the War Finance
Corporation; William P. Kineheloe
and E. R. Muir of the Federal Re
serve Bank were the intermediaries
through whom the huge loan passed
into the co-operative tobacco grow
ers' hands. .
In addition to the news sent to
the growers regarding the financial
arrangements. It was announced
that the second payment will be
made to 60,000 burley tobacco
growers in Kentucky, Ohio and In
diana, the payments amounting to
Will Seek New Members
At the same time there will be
started a drive for additional mem
bers, which is expected to increase
the number of co-operative market
ers of burley to 70,000 or 75,000
members in the sixty-nine counties
of the three States, not includlg ten
counties in Western West Virginia
and Southern Ohio, in which a cam
paign now is being made tor mem
bers under the direction of Clifton
Rodes, Mercer County farmer and
tobacco grower, who has his head
quarters at Huntington, W. Va.
The distribution of the moaey
will be the second made to the
members of the Burley Co-operative
Association, the first having
been paid to them on the delivery
of their tobacco to be sold.
I', will make approximately $19,
000,000 that the grower, already
have received for their crop, and
still they will have a third payment
when the tobacco finally is sold and
expense adjusted for the remainder
of the year.
Owensboro, Ky., May 22. De
siring to give the business men of
Owensboro an opportunity to show
their interest and approval and to
really help in bringing about the
organization of the Dark Tobacco
Growers Co-Operative Association,
County Chairman, .William C. Hay
craft, has appointed a committee
of business men for this purpose.
This committee i. composed of C.
S. Price, Mr. Rose Slegel, E. W.
Smith, Jama, Leach, J. B. ftneath
er, Ike Bresler, Geo. M. Bale.,
August Graf, R. B. Flaherty, Taos.
S. Petit, Roy L. McFarland, R. E.
Rogers, Dr. R. P... Keene, P. C.
Gropp and C. P. Clarke.
Chairman Haycratt is working
on a list of precinct committeemen
to be appointed from about eighty
districts. There will be about 250
committeemen who will begin can
vassing for pledges lu the school
districts May 23 rd. .
MRS. BELLE COOPER ENTER
TAINS LADIES' SOCIAL CLUD
Mrs. Belle Cooper entertained
the Ladle.' Social club at her home
on Union Street, Wednesday after
noon, at 2: SO o'cloek. After a
number of games of progressive
rook delightful refreshment, were
served. Beside, the club members,
the fnvlted gue.t. were: Mesdames
W. O. Overhult., Cedar Edge, Col.,
Henry Leach, R. E. Lee Simmer
man, and Mis. Mattye Sanderfur,
STEEL MEN ARE ASKED TO
WHITE HOUSE CONFERENCE
Washington,, May 17. Invita
tions have been Issued for a large
number of prominent steel manu
facturers of the country to meet
with President Harding tomorrow
night at a dlnner'conterence. it was
said today at the White House,
tin? H:irtfird Ilruld. $1.00 Ui, year
REDUCTION OF B. R. RATES
.: ASKED BT PRESIDENT
At White House Conference;
Railway Heads Agree To
Washington, May 20. Request with.
was made by, President Harding at' -
a conference with nineteen of the' Waco- Tex., May 21. Walnut
leading railroad executives of the Springs In Bosque County, about
country at a White House dinner seventy-five miles southwest of Wa
conference tonight for the co-opera-' c0- was visited by a tornado to
tlon of the larger railroads of the nlht- according to reports received
country with the Interstate Com- bere.
merce commission in voluntary re-' A report from Morgan, nine miles
ductions of , railroad rates. An' soutn of Walnut, Springs, stated
agreement was reached for the that several houses were blown
creation of a spectl committee to d?wn- m
take up the matter further. ' "
The erftlre matter was gone over Shawnee, Okla., May 21. Mrs.
during the conference which was Marvln K,lman- of Oklahoma City,
also participated iu by Secretary w" kilIed h Vn 80n
Hoover and it was declared In a ,njurM and an nIdentifled man
White House statement issued at- w1 hurt when the Becker
ter the meeting had terminated Theater, a four-story building, was
that railroad executives were un- wrecked here tonight by one of the
anlmously in favor of assisting the most vlolent 8torms in years-
restoration of business by such rate
action as they might find possible
White House Statement
The only statement issued was
that from the White House, the
railroad executives departing Im
mediately and declining to discuss
the conference, which lasted until a
late hour. j
"The president Invited the rail
road presidents and the board
chairmen to dine with him," the
White House statement said, "and
to confer with him concerning
....ho. .ti. . - . n
further relief for railroad service
along lines somewhat similar to the
voluntary reductions granted in
some commodities some months
ago, more particularly on such
basic commodities as may be found
aecMsary to weed industrial bet-,
tereaeat. The whole railroad prob-
leas wa. discussed and difficulties
of railroad management under ex-
istlng conditions were presented.!
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The presidents voiced the r unanl-
. , ,
uiuai utfsire iu mane me imiesi
contributions possible to restore
and maintain prosperity.
New Equipment Needed
Various aspects of the railroad,
problem were discussed, particular
ly the necessary preparation In pro
viding new or repaired equipment',, amon? th(j gayed
when normal business is restored. I
The president made it c'.ear he was ,500TH I.IkKINGTOVH "ALICE
attempting none of the duties ofj .r?AMS" WINS PRIZE
rate making or rate recommenda
tions, but he'felt that much cou'.d New York! May 21. 3ooth Tark
be accomplished by a conference ,ngton agaln hag won tUa pulitzer
and that helpful results must ac- Prlze ot 1 000 for tUl) Amerlcan
company a full co-operation be-( novel best presentlng ..the wUole.
tween the railroad heads and the iome atmosphere of American life
government body charged with the and the h)ghegt Btandards of Amer
regulation of rates. The executive. ,can manners and manhood," Col
voted to have a committee named umbla university announced today,
from their membership to take up The prize winning novel was "Alice
tne proniem and recommend what
action could be taken,
U. S. TO REDEEM VICTORY
NOTES AT PAR AND INTEREST
I Mr. E. P. Trabue, of Tennessee,
Washington, May 21. Interest will preach at the Christian Church,
on 34 per cent victory notes Thursday night and will deliver his
cease, on June 15, Secretary Mellpa lecture. "Saul ot Tarsus" Friday
aid tonight In a statement calling night at the same church. There
attention to the Treasury offer to will be no admission fee charged to
redeem at par and accrued Interest bear this lecture. The public is
to that date all note of the Issue. 'most respectfully Invited to both
To date, he said, about S 100,000,-' service..
000 of these note, have been re-
deemed, leaving 1270,000.000 ot KLAN ORGANIZER ACCEPTS
the X per cent Victory note, .tilij CHANCE TO LEAVE IN HOUR
91,000,000 FIRE SWEEPS
TOWN IX MINNESOTA this morniug after Police Judge
' iGleason gave him an 'hour to de-
Albert Lea, Miun., May 21 Fire part. Shea, who Is .aid to have
that . wept through a J ock and a beeu organizing the Ku Klux Klan
halt of the business section ot Al- in Northern Indiana town, for two
bert Lea early today did damage weeks, wa. charged with provoking
unofficially estimated at f 1.000,000.' an assault and profanity.
Two men were hurt by failing glass,! m . - , , ,
and a number of tenants living or- PVTHIAN MEMORIAL SERVICS
er store, had ua.row escapes. I '
TAKES LIFE BY HANGING i emi rial service at Hartford Mta-
I odint Thurch, Sunday afternoon at
Bhelbyvllle, Ky., May 21. WIN 1:80 o'clock. A splendid program
liam Brooks, 12 year, old, retired wa. rendered. Rev. A. H. Anthouy,
farmer, committed suicide today by of Central City, delivered the chief
hanging 'himself at the home of hi. addre, and It I, regrettable that
.on, AUIe Brook., on the Benson more people were not out to bear
Pike, .even mile, northeast of Sbel- htm. After the program at the
byvtlje. Despondency . on account church a committee went to the
of feebleness and falling health i. cemetery where the gravea of de
thought to have been responsible, ceased members were decorated.
8 KILLED BV TORNADO
WHICH HITS SOUTHWEST
Wichita, Kans., May Jl. TwoJ
women' Were killed and three houses
ZZ .rding XTru lZ
blown down at Dkeene, Okla., late
at Falrvlew, twenty-tour miles west
. Towns south of Falrvlew on the
Orient could not be communicated
100 PERISH AS SHIPS COLLIDE
Brest, France, May 21. Nearly
100 persons perished last night
when the Peninsular and Oriental
Line steamer Egypt sank off the Is
land of Ushant after a collision
with the French freight steamer
' The Egypt sailed from London
for Bombay Friday with forty-four
passengers and a crew of 290. A
roll call on board the Seine after the
ritsnnfer iihnwpi) Hint nt tonat flfisan
,,, . , . .
of the passengers and eighty of the
crew of the Egypt were missing.
The collision occurred during a
dense fog within twenty-two miles
of the Armen lighthouse. The din
ner gong was about to be sounded
on hnarri thn Epvnt Vlnnv Him
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passeagers and most of the cw
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were on deck. The shock threw
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several persons into the sea: others
Jumped and a number went down
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wlth the ship, which sank in twen-
fw i, T1, - - .
ty minutes. The Egypt was ram-
Captain Wan Saved
The Seine, badly damaged, reach-
pri Ftrpat tnH.iv wffh turontv.nl, a
rescued pa8senger9i more than 200
of the crew, and the bodies of twen
ty dead. The captain of the Egypt
PREACHING AND LECTURE
AT CHRISTIAN CHURCH
Laporte, Ind., May 21. Dixie
Shea lost no time in leaving Laporte
Roufh River . Lodo No. ) tO
Kuigbt. of Pythias rld it. annui.!
IN TEACHERS' EXAMINATION
Qu-S,i" vy Difficult; Papers
Now Being Examined
The regular May teachers' ex
amination was conducted at Hart
ford, last Friday and Saturday by
Mrs. I. S. Mason, county school su
perintendent and Mrs. O. W. Duff
and Mr. ' Ozr.a Shults, examiners.
There were fifty-four applicants.
According to the examiners the
questions ware exceed!ng'y difficult.
The papers have been bimi to
Frankfort to be graded by the state
board ot examiners and It will be
three week or more before the re
sults can be announced.
Following is a lUt of applicants:
R. T. Nail, Centertown; Mr. and
Mrs. Evan Owen, Hirtford; Eva
Mae Smith, Hartford; Winnie Wil
son, Hartford; Mrs. Hugh Ticlienor,
Hartford; Henry S. Barnes, Baaver
Dam; Otis W. Wallace, Centertown;
Alma Baughn, Hartford; Ajuleo
Bennett, Hartford; Beulah Taylor,
Hartford; Mrs. Winnie D. Cook,
Olaton; Flora Rhoads, Beaer Dam;
Vada Patton, Hartford, R. 6; Mrs.
R. T. Nail, Centertown; Irene Balia
Rhoads, Beaver Dam; Durelle God
sey, Narrows; Eula Mae Bean, Dun
dee; Henri Austin, Beaver Dam;
Odie D. Harper,-Hartford; Luther
B. Turner, Hartford; Morre'l H.mv
er, Hartford; Herbert 11. Porter,
Beaver Dam; Noel Patton, Hart
ford; Leatha Brown, Fordsville;
0:adys Taylor, Hartford, R. 5; Wil
liam Boswell, Horse Branch; Free
win Chlnn, Beaver Dam; Vera B.
Rhoads, Beaver Dam; Legale Mar
tin, Beaver Dam; Mae Goduey,
Equality, Heber Midkiff, Kortiaville;
Edna B. Greer, Whitesville; Emma
Miller, Beaver Dam; Ethel Sue Roy
al. Beaver Dam; Pauline Barnard,
Beaver Dam; Beatrice Moaelcy,
Fordsville; Jesse B. Petty, Fords
vllle; Artie Brown, Simmons; Ruth
Godsey, Equality; Pearl M. Brown,
McHenry; Marvin Greer, Whites
ville; America Johnson, McHenry;
Ona Rogers, Hartford; Mrs. Jose
phine Hoover, Sunnydale; Mrs.
Alice Faught, McHenry; Nacie
Crowder, Braver Dam; Nathan
Monroe, Rosine; Mrs. Norine Young
Beaver Dam; Reauseau Arnold
White Run; Arlise Meador, ForUs
vlile; Clyde H. Taylor, Beaver Dam;
Marllssa Foster, Hartford; J. C.
Mi HENRY COMMENC EMENT
Commencement exerclries of Cen
tral Park High School at McHonry
were given at the school audi
torium, Friday evening, May 12th.
The house was filled to overflowing
and 'the program splendidly deliv
ered. After the invocation, class ex
ercises, and some splendid musical
numbers, Dr. L. L. Dantzler, ot the
University of Kentucky delivered
in a masterly way, the commence
ment address. The superintendent
of the school. Prof. J. S. Mitchell,
then presented the diplomas, and at
the close Mrs. I. S. Mason, county
school superintendent, with a few
well-chosen and appropriate re
mirks presented the elcluh grado
certificates ot graduation.
MIhs Bernyce Bean and Mr. Law
rence D. Gasser were married at 2
o'clock Thursday atteruoou at
Priucetou, Ind., Rev. Clarence Flynu
pastor of the First Methodist church
of that city, officiating.
Mrs, Gasser Is a daughter of Mr.
and Mrs. J. A. Bean. The groom is
a sou ot Mrs. J. V. Gasser, and is
connected with the advertising de
partment' ot the Messenger Publish
ing company. Both' are popular
young people of this city. After a
wedding trip Mr. and Mr. Gasser
will be at home to their friends at
1202 Alien .treet.--OweusUpro Mes
senger, Mrs. Gasser, with her parent., for
merly lived near Hartford, and baa
many friends bere. She frequeutly
visit, her aunt. Mm." Lena Austin,
Hartford Route t.
My Bishop la any man who Is liv
ing a better lite than I am living.