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HARTFORD, KYM WEDNESDAY, JUNE 28, 1922.
STRIKERS KILL SCORE
AT HERR1N. ILL
Strip Mine of Southern Illinois
Company Scene of Furious
Battle For Hours.
Herrln, 111., June 22. A check'
up at uoon' today, showed twenty
bis known dead and indication that
tue total would be more than thirty
in the hostilities between striking
union miners and employes of the
strip mines of the Southern 1111
nois Coal Company, near here. '.
Herrln, 111., June 21. Darkness
tonight compelled cessation ot
hostilities' between striking union
miners and employes of the South
ern Illinois Coal, company strip
mine near here, after hours of fight
ing in which thousands of shots
were exchanged. One union miner
Is known to hare been killed.
Reports were current that twelve
to fifteen employes ot the strip mine
were killed, but these could not be
verified because of the confusion
At the camp.
Two union miners were wounded
seriously and about six others were
wounded slightly. Three mine
.guards were reported wounded ser
iously. Three ' thousand persons,
many armed, were rushing to the
camp and the confusion made it
impossible to check up the casual
ties reported suffered by the South
ern ' Illinois company's employees.
The body ot one union miner has
been brought to a local hospital and
two other men believed to be sym
pathizers were brought to a hospital
here, where It is said, one of them
-It not expected to live.
fourteen or' fifteen bodies of the
non-union men- were laying In the
pit of the surface mine where tbey
had barricaded themselves and ex
changed numerous shots with the
attacking miners who, with sym
pathizers and curiosity seekers,
were said to. total nearly 1,600.
Jordon Henderson, about 46
years old. a striking union miner,
ihni in tha. hoaA nrt kiilorl
HIs body was brought here by un-
Identified persons. The wounded
men are Joe Pltchovle, a Llthun
ian, who is seriously injured;, and
James Morris, believed to be union
miners from Johnson City, near
Shortly Wore, the shooting be
gan here late today three of ten
men, en route here to work In the
Strip mine, are known to have been
shot just outside of Carbondale.
One of the ten escaped injury, and
the other six swam a creek and
were fired on, ' They have not been
accounted for. Charles Boyd, the
man who escaped declared they bad
been fired on by at least seventy
The scene of the rioting reas
embled a vertltoble battie field. The
strip mine, being a surface colliery,
allowing the . employes to entrench
themselves behind the piles of coal
dn the' ground waiting to be loaded
on to cars. . ' .
The striking miners said to num
ber more than 1,000 surrounded the
camp, shooting from all sides and
open warfare was conducted tor
The bullets spat ' with machine
The trouble followed an Indig
nation meeting held near Herrln
todity following publication of a
telegram from John Lewis, presi
dent of the United Mine Workers of
America, that the workmen at the
strip mines, who are members ot
the shovelmens union, were com
mon strike breakers. Mr'. Lewis'
telegram added that the shoVelmens'
union had been outlawed by the
American Foderatlon of' Labor.
' After firing had continued for
more than one hour the strip mine
employes raised a flag of truce, and
when a "runner" from the union
force was sent across the line he
was shot In the ankle, ,
Hostilities were then renewed
with greater vigor and later when
the strip miners again raised
white flag, the signal was Ignored.
Darkness Anally brought the shoot
ing to an end, as It apparently was,
wound their own men.' "
HIMMERMAN BARN HILL
The many local friends of Miss
Winnie Davis Slmmerman,. of this
city, and Mr. Roy BarnhlU, of
Madlsonvllle.. were pleasantly sur
prised when It became known that
the popular young couple had been
.married on last Wednesday after
noon, at 3 o'clock, at the Hartford
Methodist parsonage, Rev. T. T,
Fraxler, the pastor, officiating.
Mrs. BarnhlU is the only child of
Mr. and Mrs. R. E. Lee Slmmerman
and granddaughter of Capt. James
W. Ford, of this city. She is a
graduate of Ward-Belmont College
Nashville, Tenn., and, a most ' esti
mable young lady, popular In a
large circle of friends.
Mr. BarnhlU is a son (k Mrs.
Grace BarnhlU, of Madlsonvllle,
and Is a graduate of the University
of Kentucky. At present he holds
a very lucrative position with the
Swift Packing fo., with headquar
ters at Madlsonvllle. He is a
young man of sterling worth ,and
has brilliant prospects for success.
The happy young couple left Im
mediately after the ceremony for a
short motor trip. They will make
their home either In Hartford or
Madlsonvllle after a more extended
honeymoon In the East when Mr.
BarnhlU obtains his vacation later
in the summer.
The Herald Joins the many other
friends ot Mr. and Mrs. BarnhlU In
wishing for them the utmost wed
Miss Rvesta Ethel Hamilton and
Mr. Fverette Ballard were united
In marriage In Owensboro, laat
The bride is the daughter of Mr.
and Mrs. O. H. Hmllton, af near
Rough River Locks, and Is an at
tractive and accomplished ' young
lady. "The groom is a son of Mr.
and Mrs. Quinton Ballard and be
fore entering the- army to partici
pate In the World War he was one
of the county's most efficient school
teachers. In the army he rose to the
rank of Lieutenant. Since his dls-
charge he has held the position of
managing director ot the Louisville
Boy Scouts. However, he has re
signed this position and will accept
a position as traveling salesman for
a Louisville firm. He obtained his
education here and at the Normal
School In Bowling Green.
The many Ohio County friends of
the couple wish them continued
hppiness and prosperity throughout
their wedded career.
A taxi belonging td Chester
Peters, of Benver Dam, and In
which he ' had been driving some
Qimrinv OVfinlnE. W8S
the Hartford Motor
llHUUIIIi M- .
in Hartford. I
when one of the negroes tried to
start It but. not knowing the modus
.HA-nli H rWA ir nHL'KWttlUOi
through Albert Rial's yard
and against the house tearing off a
strip of weatherboardlng and knock
ing down some rose bushes.
' As Mr. Robert Vance was driv
ing up to a car near the depot, with
a load of coal, Monday evening, his
team became frightened at pass
iug train and ran the wagon Into
the loaded wagon of Mr. W. A.
Morris, demolishing a' wheel of the
latter vehicle. No other damage Is
A car driven by an unknown par
ty ran Into the buggy of Mr. James
Shown, of near this city, Saturday
afternoon, badly damaging a wheel
of the buggy, and slightly injuring
Mr. Shown's little daughter. The
accident occured on Clay Street, in
this city. . '''
Mr. J. N. Schapmire, ot Normal,
111., spent from Monday until Sat
urday ot last. week as the guest ot
his father, Mr. C. P. Schapmire,
and other relatives here. He was
accompanied home by his father
who will remain with him for sev
eral days. Young Mr. Schapmire
has lucrative position with the
Chicago 4 Alton R.' R. In the Illi
nois city. -
'PROHIBITION act of
Law is Upheld By Court ot Ap
peals on fcvery point At
tacked in Petition.
r run more, June Zi. I he cou
ot appeals today denied JViatt Lake
a writ of prouloition to prevent me salary of necessary deputies and as
couniy Juuga of Aladisou county sistants collected by sheriffs of Ken
trying him on a charge of violating tucky must be turned into county
the Rasu-Gullion prohibition act treasuries and go to the payment of
passed at the 1922 session of the the cost of the county government,
general assembly. Lakes hud at-. the court-of appeals decided today,
tacked the constitutionality of the The question was discussed in a
'w. " voluminous opinion written by.
' The court upheld the constltu- Judge Moorman and concurred In
tlonallty of the Rash-Guiliou act on 'by the whole court reversing the
every poiut attacked in the petition action of the Fayette circuit court
of Lakes. The sufficiency of the! which had held that Paul E. Shlpp
emergency clause, undei which the'couId not bring suit against J. Wal
act became a law Immediately that'ler Rhodes and T. C. Bradley, form
the governor signed it was attacked. 1 mer sheriffs of Fayette county.
This the court said was a legislative! .The opinion affects many coun
functou and not one for the court' ties throughout the state In which
to decide. sheriffs have been receiving more
1'cnulty Not Excessive thuu $3,000 a year In salary from
Regarding an attack on tho fees. Officials here say it will save
ground that the bail required, pen-the state and counties many thou
ishment and fines were excessive' gands of dollars annually. The case
and cruel, the court, said that "prob- was the outgrowth of agitation tor
ably the fines and imprisonment ! saving money to the state and coun
piovided are more drastic than nec-' ties and is backed by farmers or
essary to effect the purpose ot the ganizations throughout the state,
law but that the court could not in- During the list legislature, an effort
tertere with legislation unions it was wa3 made to pass a bill introduced
manifestly excessive and cruel." j,y James Park ot Madion county.
The petiton also alleged that the limiting salaries by statute and pro
legislature was trying to usurp the'yidlng penalties for failure to ob
powers of the courts by providing a'gerv6 the section ot the constitution
peace bond. This the court held that limits all salaries except thut
was within the Jurtsdicton of the 0( the governor to $5,000. The bill
legislature'' and the peace bond passed the house, but did not pass
merely was a means In insuring the the senate.
prevention of future crime. I , Exc-me Fees Go To Counties
. No Special Juriwdlctlo'i The court of appeals In Its opln-
The allegation that the law gave on today held that all excess fees
some courts of the same class Juris- must g0 into the county treasury,
diction while withholding it from It expressly stated that it was not
others, was held by the court to be abiding in this case, whether or not
untrue. All courts of the same class tne 8tate could recover from the
are given, the same Jurlsdlcton, fho county its prorate of fees paid the
court said. The law gives Justice gnerffs In excess of $5,000, and ex
of the peace, police and county pengeg.
courts Jurisdiction to try liquor law Tne C0UIlty fiscal officials are
violation cases. " charged by the court with the en-
The allegation that the law is tin- forcement of the leglslatlonal provl
constltutlonal because it provides g,on (n ltg opnion. It says that tho
for trial of "Indictable" offense In
police, Justice and county courts
where Juries of six persons Instead
of twelve are allowed was over
thrown by the court with the state
ment that so long as a'Jury trial If
assured to a defendunt It makes no
difference whether, the Jury contains
six or twelve persons.
News of the death of .William
Burton, the sixteen year old son of
Mr. and Mrs. George M. Burton,
1218 8. Allen street, was received
in Owensboro last night. The young
man died at the Jewish hospital In
en last Monday. Young Burton
was . student in th, Owensbcro
High school last year and was taken
m uuriun i:uwm.u - wchi,
irusiuiuu i ,
vllle hospital failed to prolong bis
lite. The fuu'eral arrangements
have not been made, though the
body will be brought back to Ow
ensboro for burial. Owensboro
Messenger. Mr. Burton is the
manager of the Broadway Coal
Mining Co., at Simmons. He and
his wife have the sympathy ot their
many Ohio County Mends in their
ROYAL ARCH MASONS
HOLD INTERESTING SESSION
On last Wedensday night. Key
stone Chapter No. 110 Royal Arch
Masons met In called session for the
-purpose of conferring the degree of
Most Excellent Master and under
going Inspection. There were two
candidates. Mr. T. E. Layman, of
Leltcbfleld, assistant district Inspec
tor, was present . and delivered a
splendid address. Just before be
ginning the work ot the evening a
spleudid supper , was served. A
goodly number were present.
YOU CMIT VOTE IF
Don t horsret the Dates. July linn ana urn.
sheriffs in keniuckt
CAN'T DRAW OVER $5,000
Appellate Court Says Pay of
Deputies Subject to Approval
Of Fiscal Court.
kfort, Ky., June . 23. All
excess ot $6,000 . and the
sheriffs are required to make re
turns tohe fiscal courts and that
through these an exact accounting
for his office can be obtained.
Through the law requiring that the
fiscal courts approve the appoint
ment, of duties, the salaries and
number ot deputies can be regu
lated, the court said.
EVEN BREAK FOR HARTFORD
IX WEEK-END SESSIONS
Hartford and Rob Roy tried con
clusions at Riverside Park Saturday
afternoon before a spriukliug of
faithful fans. The name was rather
sluggish but nevertheless close
enough to be Interesting, the .final
tally beiug 8 to 6 In favor ot the
locals. Rob Roy's battery was in a
somewhat plastic state, but In a
final analysis it assayed at least
75 per cent Halite Monroe. Felix,
Westerfleld and Glenn were on the
points for Hartford.
On Sunday afternoon at the local
park the Hartford lads again stack
ed up against . the high-powered
Morguntown team In their third
mutual encounter of the season. The
result was "ot a sameness," but
nut so much so 'the Butler Conuty
boys winning 8 to 3. Hartford got
off to a bad start In the first frame,
the' whole team being apparently
somewhat "Jumpy." but as the game
progressed their Improvement was
marked. However a victory was
hardly to be hoped for as Morgan
town has one of the most efficient.
Irse ball nn tiV4 stn In acM.m n
this section for many a day. And its
Individual vkiq'-it'o ard their nip
porters ma-'t i lmpress'n ty
laelr gentlemRl.' conduct.
Ous Leach twired for the vis
itors and Hammers did the receiv
ing. TInsley and Glenn tolled for
the local lads. The features from
the standpoint of Hartford wore the
YOU DOIFT REGISTER
home run of Glenn TInsley and the J
all-around playing of John Taylor.
The power with the stick get
ting three bits out ot .four times up
and registering one of Hartford's
tallies, besides holding down third
in masterly style. The other Hart
ford markers were chalked up by
his co-star O. Tinsley.
Hartford's schedule at home tor
the Immediate future is as follows:
Saturday, July 1, Owensboro;
Sunday, July 2, Logansport; Tues
day, July 4, Central City.
DEATH CLAIM JOHN W. YERKES
Danville, Ky., June 23. John W.
Yerkes, United States Commissioner
of Internal Revenue in 1900-10,
died here today. He recently under
went an operation, rallied, but suf
fered a relapse yesterday. His con
dition rapidly grew worse.
Mr. Yerkes was a widely known
figure in Republican circles. He
once was Republican candidate for
governor of Kentucky but was de
tented by Governor J. C. W. Beck
ham. Since his return to Danville,
in 1916, he had been practicing law.
He had been a member ot the
board of trustees of Centre college,
Danville, for more than twenty
years and for a year past had been
its actiug president.
He also was a member of the
faculty of the law school of George
town University at Washington.
His Immediate family consists,
of his widow, a daughter, Miss Ame
lia, and a son. Lovel Yerkes, Bir
Mr. Yerkes was born at Lexing
ton, Kentucky, April 1, 1854. He
was the son of Rev. Stephen Yer
kes, D. D., a minister In the Presby
He graduated at Centre college,
Kentucky, 1873, when ha received
the degree of A. B., and in 1878
that of A. M. After leaving col
lege he eutered on the study ot law
at law department ot the University
ot Michigan and was graduated
there in 1877, receiving the degree
of L. L. B.
He was president of the state
commercial and industrial conven
tion held at Louisville and was a
commissioner to the Columbian and
Atlanta expositions. He was ap
pointed collector of internal revenue
for the Eighth district of Kentucky,
by President McKinley, who, in
December 1900, appointed him com
missioner of internal revenue at
Washington, D. C. which position
he continued to hold under Presi
Mr. Yerkes was chairman of the
Republican state committee of Ken
tucky from 1891 until 1S96.
He was three times elected mem
ber of the, Republican national com
mittee from Kentucky.
In 1900 Mr. Yerkes was nomi
nated for governor and was defeat
ed by only 3.600 votes.
BAPTIST MISSION HOARD
HOLDS MEETING HERE
The mission board of the Ohio
Comity Baptist Association met in
regular session at the Bupiist
Church here, Monday at 10 a. m.
Several matters of business wera at
tended to. The following wore in
attendance: Rev. A. N. Morris, and
and Mr. Jake Wilson, FonUville;
Mr. E. E. Rogers, Beaver Dam; Mr.
M. B. Crowder, Horse Branch;
Messrs. W. I. Igleheart and Alvlu
Ross, Ceiitertown; Rev. Oscar Ash
by and Rev. M. G. Snell, of near
McHenry; Rev. C. E. Fuqua, Rev.
Russell Walker and Messrs. James
C. Bennett and W. M. Fair, ot Hart
ford; and Mr. Sara Holbrook, ot
. Mr. and Mrs. J. Russell Pirtle.
who have been guests ot Mr. Pir
tle's pareuts, Dr. and Mrs. J. R.
Pirtle, for several days, will leave
here Friday, for Frankfort to visit
Mr. Plrtle's sister, Mrs. Vernon
Ltgon, and Mr. LIgon before re
turning to their home In Detroit,
Miss Cleon Genung, registered
nurse, who attended the late MVs.
James H. Patton In her recent fa
''tal Illness and had been visiting'
f Mrs. W. H. Barnes and Mrs. .Anna
J. Bennett since, returned ' to her
;0ome in Louisviiu Friday.
CIRCUIT COURT TO
COME JOLT 3
Coming Term of Two Week's
Duration, Set Ducket
The Ohio Circuit Court will con
vene here on Monday, July S, in
the regular two weeks', July
term. The grand Jury will bu eiu
paueled on the first day of the term.
The set docket is as toilou-s:
Bank of Livermore vs. K. L.
Brenard Mrg. Co., vs. Ohio Coun
ty Drug Co; N. P. Deni.i,, vs. V. H.
Maddux; Louisville Gro. Co., vu.
Ensley Rhymer sic.; Nat'l L'nlon
Fire In,s. Co., vs. Cicero Rogers &c;
T. W. Wallace, vs. Aiasrkaa tly.
Exp. Co.; G. J. Christian vs. A. S.
Monroe cc; R. P. Coleman sic. vs.
Walter Campbell, vs. C. P. Turn
er &c.; Cuemher Hdw. Co., vs. J.
M. Hoover; Same vs. C. W. Hoover;
G. A. Ralph vs. Ames Body Corpn.;
R. C. Davis vs. M. B. Barnard &c.
M. M. Smith &c vs. Joyce Wat
kins Co.; Loucttuia Rowan &c. vs.
Beaver Dam Coal Co.; Robert Eur
den, vs. Ohio Co. Mut. Tel. Co.; A.
M. Fox &c. vs. L. & N. K. R. Co.
J. W. Foster, vs. H. E. Millisuii
&c; Fred Rafferty. vs. Beaver Dam
Coal Co.; A. A. Carter, vs. Ciias. N.
Criminal, 2ml. Day
Commonwealth vs. Sam Cook.
Same vs. Paul Baize &c.
Same vs. Alfred Wheeler &c.
Same vs. Everett Underbill &c.
Same vs. Herman Park.
Same vs. Herman Park.
Below is a list of citizens from
which the grand Jury is to be se
lected for this term:
Archie Martin, Alvis Ticbenor, J.
L. Miller, Dink Taylor. A. W.' May,
Frank Maple, J. J. Russell. S. M.
Dexter, -Moscow Taylor, Alex Ma
gan, Archie Rhoads, Joe H. Ford,
J W. White. Edward Shown. G. W.
Early, R. J. Hewlett, Eli Meadow,
Hardin Minton. E. R. Bishop. S. C.
Taylor, Kibby Harrell, FreJ John
son, Wm. Neal. John Quiseuberry.
The following citizens have fcwj
summered to appear on Tuesday,
July 4th., for service as petit Jur
rors: Doc Miller. Roy Foreman. S. H.
Brown. Alva Magan, M. F. Ki:nl
ley, W. A. Mosley. M. K. Patterson,
J. W. Patton. J. N. Travis. N. R.
Baize, G. W. Bennett, Joe Hocker,
J. F. Lanh;im. C. C. Kimhley. I-ufo
Payne, V. B. Patterson, Wm. Hny
nes, R. B. Wilson, H. R. Miller, I).
B. Sinclair, T. R. Black, Henry
Cummins, H. H. Westerfield, Clar
ence Funk, Shelby Ford. Tus Rich
ards, J. I. Withrow. R. B. Shrevo.
T. E. Cooper, C. S. Rice. L. S. Hoov
er, M. J. Floyd. C. W. Hardin.
TWILIGHT STORY HOCK
Much Interest Is being manifest
ed In the Twilight Story Hour at
tho school on' Monday and Tlu.r. ' vy,
evening of each week. This U an.
open hour and free to all the
friends and patrons of the school
and any others Interested la tho
future welfare of Childhood.
The stories for Thursday are:
"How Franklin Found Out Things"
-rOthu Lie; "Little Mala" Sullla
Curden; "The Elves and the Shoe
maker" Nora Belle Wilson. "The
Leaping Match" Helen Harnett.
Rev. George H. Hurst. Waverley,
Mo., age 27, to Hasel D. Everley,
Rockport, age 24.
Roy BarnhlU, Madisdnvllle ago,
27.- to Winnie D. Simmerman, Hart
ford, age 28.
Everett E. Ballard, Louisville,
age 27, to Rvesta Ethel Hamilton,
Hartford, age 24.
Mose Wilson, Beaver Dam, age
23. to Hester Smith, Beaver Dam,
age 21. '
Floyd B. Geary, Simmons, age
20, to Mauree Crowder, McHenry,