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The Hocking Sentinei
VOL. 65. WO. 36
THURSDAY. MARCH l. 1906
$l A YEAR, IN ADVANCE
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On last Sunday evening at the
village of Blntobford tu this County
occured a not between the 'whites1'
and "blacks". In this village there
are about one hundred colored peo
ple and about the same number
of whites. James Biidgewater
And Bob Butts, white men, met Ed
Darby, colored, on tbo railroad
and had some words. Ed Darby
pulled bis gun, whereupon James
Bridgewater said to hitn, "shoot,
you'r afraid to shoot." At that
instant Darby fired a shot into
firidgewater, saying, "I am, am I? '
and continued firing until four or
five shots were fired, aud between
-each shot he would repeat, I am, am
I." Two shots took effect. Mr.
Rridgewater was shot in the hack
coming out between the first and
-9econd ribB on tho left side. Mr.
Butts was shot in the back, just a
bove the left hip, the bill passing
nearly through the body and was
takon out in front by the physician.
Mr. Darby wat arrested and tak
en before Eq. Devore on a charge
of shooting with intent to kill, to
which charge he pleaded guilty.
He was commlted to the Jail of the
County id default of $2000,00 bail.
Later:-Mr. Butts and Mr. Bridge
water died about noon Tuesday.
Mr. Bridgewater was related to
Joe Slater the big coal operator of
The farmer is the salt of the
earth. Without the farmor, the
industrial world with all its flurry
and immense wealth could not ox
1st for a day.
It Is upon the soil that wo all de
pend for our living.
No matter how far one may be
removed from tilling the soil, or
bow little he may know about the
farmer's vocation, he is vitally do
pendent upon the things whioh
grow in the soil.
Farming is the basis of all wealth
and is the bulwark of all civiliza
tion. Tho farming class is rapidly
becoming intelligent and shrewd
in business management.
The reuben and the county
bumpkin have dlssapcurcd and in
their stead a practical well trained
business man, capable of the high
est form of commercial activity,
New York, Feb. 22. After boing
stored three years in tho cellar of
an old mansion in College Point.
L. I,, tho logs that formed tho cab
in in whioh Abraham Lincoln was
bom were removed yesterday to a
storage house iu this oity. Tho
cabin was taken apart and sent to
Buffalo for exhibition. Thero are
over 200 logs and a door and one
shutter of the cabin winddw, be
Bides some pieces of boards.
Tho logs wore purchased recently
by tho Lincoln Farm. Association
and will bo stored here until tns
Association is ready to rebuild the
cabin on Its original site on the old
iarm near Hoclgonville, Ky.
IN A NUTSHELL.
The Amoriuan Bank of Chicago
has failed andthoprrsident Abnor
Smith is accused of looting it.
Famine prevails in Northern Jap
an and Presidont Roosevelt asks
Americans to help .the sufferers.
Thirty thousand unemployed
men aro walking about the streets
of St. Petersburg, Buffering with
cold and hunger.
Tho Imperial Council of Russia
have announced that the Japanese
war has cost Russia a Thousand
Tho most violent shock of Earth
quake in tho past sixty years rock
ed the Island of Martiniquo on Fob
17th. The loss of lifo wus not
George W. Benvers who was in
dicted on seven counts for defraud
ing the Post Odlce department,
pload guilty, aud was seuteucod to
two jears in tho V. Va. peniten
tiary. Germany wants protection from
the pauper labor of America nnd
puts a prohibition duty on all im
ports, which is to tako efiect March
The Foreign missionaries at Nan
king, China, have been mobbed by
the Chinese. Tbor6 is a strong
anti-American ,feollug against the
The Chinese Commissioners wjio
left our shores for home, said they
were favorable impressed with our
colleges for girls and would recom
mend similar institutions for their
Carrie Nation walked into one of
the largest saloons at Hot Springs,
and attempod to smash it with her
hatchet. A policeman carted her
off to jail, whero after an hour, she
was released on a promiso to bo
good. Here's to every nation but
Philadelphia, Penn, Feb. 24.
The railroads of Ohio are to test
the constitutionally of that state's
new law fixing passenger rates at
two cents a mile and empowering
its Railroad Commissioner to regu
late local freight rates.
Dubuque, la., Feb. 25. David
B. Henderson, formerly speaker of
the National House of Rupresenta
taves, died this afternoon, at Mercy
hospital, of pareois, which attacked
him nine mouths ago.
John Alexander Dowio (the
fraud) has established as a creed of
his church that no physician shall
be called to effect a cuio in case of
sickness or accident, but that pray
er shall be relied on to effect a
In Zion city last week Miss Eth
el Smith principal of ono of the
schools was burned by the explosion
of a lamp. The eldprs annolnted
the sufferer with oil, whilo prayor
was held in Zion for her recovery.
The young woman died nftor sov
eial hours in great agony. A good
physiiiinu would undoubtedly have
savod her lifo. Mr. Dowio
has undoubtedly boen the greatest
old. fraud that ever lived in this
Shrovoport, Li. Fob. 21. Not
being content with shooting Wilt
see Pago, a negro who last evening
criminally assaulted a white girl in
Bienville Parish, 00 milos wost of
hire, a mob poured oil all over the
body to-night and applied a torch.
Commissioners from forty-two
states met in Washington to dis
cuss uuiform divorcp laws. Con
gress cannot pass a uniform divorce
law unless thero is a chango in tho
U. S. Constitution.
Zanesvillo, Feb, 18. Two tea-
spoonfuls of vinegar and ono tea
spoonful of sugar, an old woman's
romedy, cured William Gadd of
hiccoughs and ho tins returned to
his homo at Adnms Mills, Ho had
been hiccoughing ono week and
doctors hud pronounced tho case
Washington C. II., Ohio, Fob. 22.
Of eight saloon men of this city
who still held their Dow Tax nftor
the recent local option election de
claring the town dry six to-duy sur
rendered their tax, following tho
passago of the "search and seimro"
bill. Tho oouuty rofunded 510 to
tho saloon men who cashed in as
the balance covered by the unex
pired poriod of their taxes.
Young Mizner, who married tho
widow of Chas. Yerkes, a uiontli
after the death of Mr. Yerkes, the
Chicago millionaire, has got the
The honeymoon lasted only a
month and Mr. Mizner, like the hus
band of Anna Gould has lost Iiin
meal ticket. Both these ladies are
liable.to be up for non-support.
Chicago, Feb. 24. The first
mail to pass through the subway un
der the downtowu streets was sent
to-day through tho tunnel oonneot
ing the Lasalle Street Railroad Sta
tion to the postoflliue. This marks
the opening of tho underground mail
system,, whioh eventually will be
opened between the main postoflioo
and tho railroad stations
The apparatus which raises the
mail bags from tho tunnel into tbo
postoflice has a capacity of 2,000
mall pouches an hour.
Colorado Springs, Colo., Feb. 17.
Unolo Joo Hunter, aged 74, of To
ledo, who was commited to tho
Union Printers Home eight years a
go, died to-day. Had ho livod a
short time longer ho would have
received a fortune approximating
$20,000 loft him by tho lute Baron
Robert Von Massow, of Borlin.
Thoy compaigned together iu the
Cival War undor General John
Mosby, and ufter the wir tho
Baron returned to Gorranny. Tho
Baron left $5,000,000 to bo divided
equally among his comrade undor
Mosby. About 100 of the benefi
cial ies aro living.
Hilleboro, Ohio, Feb. 22 For
the first time iu its history this is
now a "dry" town, allot the sa
loons having closed this morning.
Tiie Beal law has boon in operation
hero for the past threo years, but
It was constantly evaded until
Hlllsboro got the name of boing
tho "wottost" dry town in the
state With tho passago of tho
search and soizuro not tho saloon
keepers gavo up tho fight. Sevoral
of thorn havo shippod thoir stock
of goods to Cinolniiiiti. All of
them appliod for tho robato on
thoir Dow tax. Tho proprietors
of the two hotels say thoy will closo
thoir hostelrios inside of ten da)B.
ThaScntiuul is $1.00 per year.
HERE and THERE
Thero woro 53 Sundays in 1005.
This is tho first time this has hap
pened in 200 yeurs.
Do yon know why ohlckcns nro
tho most devout of ail fowls on
earth? Bocauso most of them go
into tho ministry.
If iatan should loso his tail, whnt
would ho do? Go to tho drugstore
wlioro they rotail spirits, and get
Mr. Smith what would you say
if I were to tell you tlint all tho
rivers in tho world would bo dried
up in a month? I would say, go
thou and do likowiso.
A Pennsylvania Colleotor of In
ternal Revonuu has destroyed 77,300
bad cigars. Thev wero probably
too bad to keep until the next cam
paign. Judge What havo I to pay for
a marringo license? We issuo
tiiem on the installment plan.
They cost you ono dollnr down,
and your salary tho rcmai ndcr of
Alice to Nick Now wasn't it
thougtful of mo to go out early
and gathor flowers fur breakfast?
Yes indeed doar, put whero's tho
coiree? Oh I cant think, of every
thing darling, can I?
A reonnt school examination in
England elicited tho following de
finitions: "Noah's wife," wroto the boy,
"was called Joan of Aro." "Water,"
wrote another, "is compOBud of two
gases, oxygen and cainbrigen."
"Lava," replied a third youth, is
what the hirber puts on your face."
"A blizzard," insisted another
child, "is the insido of a foul."
Twenty words which woro sub
mitted at a spelling bee in Spring
field, Mass., In 1840, woro given
to tho high sohool classes at East
Livorpool by Superintendent Ray-
man unci not ono in tbo entire
school spellod all tho words correct
ly. Thirty soniors received a
grado of 83 per cent, sixteen juniors
averaged 03 percent and forty fivo
f roshman 72 per cent. Tho avorugo
of 124 pupils who took tbo test was
73J- per cent.
Tho words submitted wore; ac
cidental, accessible, baptism, chiro
graph)', characteristic, deceitful,
decent, cccontric, ovancscont, fierce
noss, foiguedly, ghastliness, gnaw
ed, heiress, hysterics, imbecility,
inconceivable, inconvenience, ineffi
A cashier in one of the local
banks had the words proposod to
him mid spoiled the ontiro list
without hesitation. It is claimed
the pupils of fifty years ngo woro
no better spcllois than tlioso of to
Uy Thomas Curljlo.
What is hell after all theso ro
putablv, ott-repoated, hearsays
what is it? With hesitation, with
astonishment, I pronounce it to bo
the tenor of1 not succeeding, of
not making raonoy, fame or somo
othor figure in tho world chiefly
of not making monoyl Is uot that
a somowhat singular hell?
urz lynfnyrT f-jynicty ip. tjj tv
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with Royal Baking Powder. Gratis to any address.
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Value of Wild Animals-
A good Nubian Lion is worth
$1,000; a Senegal speciman, littlo
nioro than half this sum. A flno
tiger is also worth about $1,000.
In Bengal, whore tho most boau
tiful tigers aio trapped, there
is a government bounty paid on
each, for tho annual mortality in
India through tigors and snakes
chiefly cobras is something ap
palling. Tho loug-haired Chineso
aud Siborinn tigers bring as much
as $1,300; and other vory valuable
varieties como from Persia and
THE HOCKING S K N T I N E L
"Tho Old Reliable"
Wo date from 1842. Tho paper your forelnthors
read. Tho official paper of County and City.
Entorprising but not "yollou." Clean hut
not " namby-pamby." A sano oxponent of publiu
opinion. A believer in the best, no mntter what
it costs. We have never changed our politics.
Wo havo never struck our colors
ixiiy - UrToiM? YeaL3?s
boforo tho public. 'We havo never missed an issue.
Why havo wo survived? BecaiiBO this is tho ugo
of tbo "survival of fittest." Wo havo " delivered
tho goods." That's tho story. Papers may como
and papors may go but the Sentinel goen on forever.
This paper was started 20 years buforo the Civil
War; 80 yeurs boforo there was any uiilrond in
Logan. All about hero was a trackless forest
inhabited by Indians Login consisted of a log
school house, u blacksmith shop and a dozen cabins.
Horo livod tho forefathers of our present City.
Thoy reiid the Sentinel, why not you? Our papors
woro at that timo doliverod on horso back by
frontier mail carriers, and it cot a dollnr to get
a letter from New York City. Our paper consisted
of only four small, poorly printed pages, nnd our
subscription price was $2 50 per year. TO-DAY
we givo you eight pages of up to-dato nows for
Now is tho time to subscribe
Old soldiors aro hero ovory d'y looking over tho
War filos of tho Sentinol. Wo'vo got 'oin, from
1842 down. Come and see them, you are welcome.
They aro yellow with ago but quite easily rend.
Lest you forget, wo say it yet, BUB SCRIBE.
A Savage Attack.
Bedford, Ind., Fob. 21. Mrs.
Perry Williams, wife of a farmer
near this city, wis attacked by a
ram to-day and seriously if not fa
tally injured. Mrs. Williams had
entered tho furru lot to feed somo
lambs and while sho was at this
worn the ram made a desperate on
slaught on her.
Tho lady's cries brought assis
tance, but the beast was. with dilll
culty beatou off. Mrs. William's
leg was broken in threo places and
sho is internally injured. The en
raged ram fought until ho was
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