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The Stanford Interior Journal.
VOMJMi: XXXVIII NO. 71.
STANFORD, LINCOLN COUNTY, KENTUCKY, Tl'KSDAY, SEPTEMBER lit, 101 1
EVERY TUESDAY AND FRIDAY,
LINCOLN COUNTY JURY
GIVES DEATH PENALTY.
James Ellis Convicted at Somerset
And Condemned to Electric Chair
For Murder of Squire Beat-
ty At Burnslde.
Tho Lincoln county jury which
J tied Jnincn Ellin nt Somerset hist
week Riivfl n death 'vVrdiet ngiiiiil
dim. Tho Jurymen rvlurncd ti their
hitmen her Sunday morning and wcru
met nt tin depot by friend uml re
lative wlm rongrntulntcd them upon
A dispatch from Somerset tells of
tint closing scenen of tl lebruted
After being out tlireo liourn with
nil hour for supper, the jury In the
rice of .lumen Ellis, clunked with
(he niuider of Squire Heattv at Burn
jiiiln Home time ugo, minounecd nt H
o'clock Sntuiduy night Hint tliey hud
leached u verdict. The court-room
was crowded. Judge Itethiirum Kent
for the prisoner and upon his urrivnl
tlie jury wns brought in K. it. 1 iui -'tu'iin
ns foremnii, rend the eniiet.
Ho snid, "We, the jury, lind the de
fendant guilty and hx his pciinllv
Each juror said it was his verdict
F.'li.s showed no sign of wenkencing
mid his'exprcnsion changed hilt little.
His wife threw herself in Ins arms
mid cried. His winter also cried alnuil
Ellis Iriicl lo pneify them. His chil
dren hull;; to Ids neck. On Tuesday
Judge Ilethuruiii will net the day for
This it, llio llrrtt death emilly in
Jlicli'd in the coiirlsthcrc fur thirl y
years. A great crowd of limiiMdi
citixens was present to benr tho ver
dict . Tho jury on the first billot tot
'd guilty, one juryman (.Mr. .1. M.
I ViIhh) holding out for life sentenco
eleveu were for dentil. On the sec
ud bnllot the verdict for the death
icualtv was unanimous.
Che trial of Helton will ho called
r Tuesday. Judge ltelhiiruni has
ent lo Cney coiiulv for n jury.
Most oi Siitunhiv w.is in ken up
with arguments. The defense fin
ished its evidence at II) o'clock af
ter which the prosecution offered sev
eral witnesses lo proe Heath's good
chariieter I'uited States AMorney
Edwin I. Morrow hskc first for the
State and lie in a most drniniiti'
way pictured the murder of Iteatty
jiild'Hcalh mid nil Unit led up to il.
His pietuie ot the gucf-strickcn
mother when she win hrut.illv order
ed nwny from the bod of her son
iimucdinlrly following 'he killing
brought team to Hut of sunny
npeotnlnrs. and Ellis' sislc.-. who ban
been constantly in Hie coiirl-room
could not control her emotion. The
solis of Mm. Iteatty could he heard
over the hushed court -rooie. Mi.
Morrow poke for an hour and a half
All the while thai .1. X. Sharp was
speaking in his behalf Kllu. held his
smallest ihlld in his lap while the
others phivcd about lus knees When
Slmip would iiinke a good miuiI in
his speech, iin Ellis llioiuht he, would
wnile and nod his he.ul. Sliaip
hnikc for nearly two hours uml was
the onlv one to scak for (he defenie
He said that no two wifiiesses hud
testified to the same Hunt; in the
trial that even one of them saw the
tragedy in a different way; Hint he
did not nee how a jury could send a
man to death in the electiie chair
under such Mri'iiui-tunccs. Sharp
pointcdl. ealhd attention of jury to
urr.iy of legal tnleni for the prose.
ciilion that filled Hie entire side of
lb. coiirl-room. He intimated ipiite
broadly ibal Ellis wns being perse
cuted iulead of prosecuted, that
vealtli was nrrnved uguilist mi iiiuo-
I'omiiuiiouwealHi'o Altornev Jurvis
cbircd the ciisc at " o'elouk. when
the jury retired to its room to con
nider its verdict. Jurvis nddressed
tb jury for nearly two hour, plead
for n verdict of murder in the first
"I will not read the instructions of
Hid court an to manslaughter, for
Ihey do Hot, in my opmiiiii, proper
ly enter the case. This was murder
in tho fust decree."
A reunion of the immediate family
mid relatives of the late Hcnjumin F
ItobiiiMiu, who resided for yearn pear
Camp Dick Robinson, in Outran!
county was held last week at the
, lui house on Dix River. Forty rein
lives gathered at the beautiful npot
and to say the day wan a delightful
nml happy one but mildly expresses
Hie .event. The Robinson family Is
one of the roost piomiueiit and popu
Inrin Central Kentucky Every mem
her being possessed of that big
henitcdticsn, sociability and honor
able bearing ' characteristic of Col.
Knbiiison. IIu wan, in his prime.
uiiiuestionably, tho boot known slock
lean in tb'm section, mid dintriluited
many a ihoiisnnd dollius among the
farmer He wan u true friend, an
honorable Kentlenmn and citi
zen, and bin name will Innir linger
with those who know him. A Miinp
tuong dinner wi scred. Danvillo
O CUPID'S CAPERS.
JUJHIJ O O &
At the residence ot the. hnde'n
parents, Squire mid Mrn. F. M. Cox,
nenr Jiiuelioii City Inst Tlmmdny
inoniiiiK, Mr. Littleton t. Wee, n
prominent business mini of Cynthi
uiiii, wnn murried to Miss Martha
Cox,. Only a few friends were tires
int. The bridal couple at once took
the I,, i. N., for Knoxulle, Teiui.
I'poii their return to Cnthiunii they
will j.'o In bousekeeiiii);. UtiV. 0. W.
Mills, ol Owincnville, mi id the cere
uiotiy which united thin couple.
Mr. Ileur I,. Sniulem of llynttt
villc and Miss Dora limit of I'oint
l.cavell were married by lle. Tin
der at bis homo Wednesday after
noon. The urooin in the sou of the
late John A. Sunilcre and the bride
is Hie daughter of Mm. Mnttie limit.
Itoth lmu a wide circle of tricniU
who wish them much happiness.
Mr. Jamen M. Warfield and Minn
Snlliu E. Heed were married Satur
day niKlit at the lesidcnce of the
bride's parents, near Highland, Elder
J. M. Loiik officiating. The bride
is Hie youngest daughter of Mr. and
.Mm. William Heed, and is n beauti
till and aceoiupli.hed younx lady
The Krnoiii is one of our most sub
nlantial yoiiu men, ami ban a host
of friends here. ; Tiiey left Sundiiy
inornin? for Louisville, where they
will make their home. Mr. Wail'icld
ban employment there an street car
(oliduetor. The best of their limny
friends here, ;o with them. Mav He
who holds our lixcs in the hollow of
His hand gentry guide this worthy
ounc couple, through life, and may
t.orrow ami disappointment never
cross their path.
Mr. Yiiutis Singleton of Ludlow,
'wis calling on his best Kill here lust
Miscx Fannie Hatfield and Lulu
Warfield, and Emanuel Meier fpenl
Sunday m oiir city the guest of
Mr. mid Mrs. C. I- (lover.
Miss Sulbu Faulkner left hist week
Mr. mid Mm. J. S. Youni; are on
the 'irk li-t.
'Ihcie will be iruer liieetiui; nt
Ml. Mori. ih on each Saturday uiht
All ale cordiallv invited to attend.
Toh.ieco -tit litiir i the order of
the day. The crop-, am not as ood
a ii-iial. on account of t li - dry
Mm. John Meiec. is i.-itinc her
daui:htcrs, at Louii.ille.
Mm Ilclle Iiy of Shelbyville ludi
tiiia is i-itiin; her father Mr. S. S,
Alma I'loreiiee little daughter of
Mr. and Mm. .lames Heed has been
Mm. M.iyme Ymiiis; spent Tiicdny
Mm. Lillian Haer aiul dauuhter
Mi.r. llessie have ictiirned to their
home in Wisconsin, after a plensnnt
tisit with relaliws liere.
yuiti !inumber of our people nt
tended the burial of Jim. Aucie
Ikiuub. at Fair.view, Tliumdny.
Mr. Joepb Maybiier, one of our
l.el eitizeiisi left last we.ek. for
Mr. uml Mm. Marshall Hutchison
.iit Saturdav with her father Mr.
K M. Lorn; near Stanford.
Tiiomas IWrv, who has been iptitc
sick i iiiiproiui:.
Miss Flora Tho'iuis of Ohio i- i
ilbig her parents Mr. and Mm. A. H.
Iiiii'iiu, of this place.
Mr l'edro (Ireeil made a short
isil home Ihi- eek.
Mr. .lolin flerkey t-pent la-t week
with home folks.
Mr. Henry Heel and family hae
ioed lo Danville.
Mr. nml Mis. Chas. Lute and
ihillreu of your city spent Sunday
villi his parents here. They cume out
in their liandsome new auto.
.luduinc from the number of bin;,
pies that passed here, thin part of
the country must have been well re
presented at the HniiKlimnn sale
Mrs, Hhiukcnshlp is with her
daughter Mm. I'. I). Oreen.
Dr. L. F. Jones of Crab Orchard,
was j profe.Skinnal visitor here Fri
ilny. In YOSEM TE
Horn, to the wife of Clay Esles
L'iil the IMh. both mother and baby
arc Betting aloiiR well.
Mm. Mnttie D.ivcnpnit bought n
Kood milk cow lust week from Chas.
Cravens for $l."i.
Hichnrd Carter nnd Lawipneo
Coleman are buildiin; a dwelling' for
0, Lutes between Stanford and
fieo. MijAninch and wife, of Ml.
Saleni. made this town n Hying visit
Mrs. Ilelle lowborn visited J. A.
Law bora on Truce Fork from Fri
day to Snndav.
We aro glad to my Miss Helen
Shnrp, who Iiiih been an invalid for
ho lon in improving. Casey News
Hooka for your atuto and county
Mnxoi are now ready. Please call
and Bcttlo. W. L. McCarty, sheriff.
What U nrobablv the first, hence
'the most notable, example of modem
educational methods in the entertain
ment of little children o four public
schools filled with games mid amuse
mo nts for the primary department
of the Crab Oliehard graded school
on Friday last. The entire class of
Misn Mary Collins, the priiriary teach
cr, was invited to enjoy u lawn fete
nl the beautiful home of Mr. and Mm
W, I). Edmiston, whose spacious,
blue grass yard wan tilled with the
laughing throng ot "infants" from
Lubes in their mother's nrms up to
H-ycnr-obl and out.
Space forbids more (ban u Iniity
mention of the program, which was
entirely the product of Miss Collins'
training nl the Western Kentucky
Stale Normal School and consisted
oi diversified nmii'-emcnts such us
delight Hie childish heart, unit which
at the same tune inculcate the high
ei ideas ot gentleness nnd courtesy.
Alter mi hour ol gleeful pleasure tin
little army, of sixty-odd was treated
by Min Collins to delightful refresh
incuts. The afternoon was distinct
ly a success uml it will he duplicated
in some eipiully delightful form in
-ocinl training. The little ones pres
.'nt were: MisKC Winnie IJ.iKer,
I.'essii' Ilyrd, Ora Vanhook, Joie
.Smith, Nell KnhiiiMiii, Mary Howard,
.Mary King, Saribla Harris, Artliusu
McCurlcv. Ada fieisr.1, Lilhe Mar
tin Hutli Lucas, Olnihs Wnlliu, I'earl
Soulier, Jeanettc Nnpier, Iteie
Ocis.l, Hazel Hunter, Aline I'cri-,
Cecil Foley, Musters Claude Harris
Harbin Harris, Win. Hubert Lovi-,
Chimin Ooocb, Jo-cph .luiiies, Jos
cph Hamilton, 'Millard Lemlfont,
David llurdette, Ilonl Anderson, Al
len Smith, Sam Kink, Lee Davis
Fisher Hugh Wallin, Dewey I'nee,
lohiiuie I'riee Cluy Steward, Iteiuiie
Stewnrd, Egbert Vanhook, Albert
Vanhook Futc Sow tier, Aneil Hut
ledge, Hoibert Loving, Evan Eduns
toii,. visitom, Sarah May I'ettu-,
Loruine and Franci- Edmiston. Eli
iibcth I'crkius, Frank Oci-zl, Edwin
MeCmley, Elvuril Estvs, ,uhi Hell
Hohiusoii Mesdames Maurice Perkins
W. D. Edmi-ton. Miss I'earl Collier,
Messrs. W. D. Edmiston, Mr. White
uml C. K. Woods.
Cufting tobacco i all the go in
Mr. .1. F. Vanhook sold to Mr. Mu
theny near Lytiunood a fine yearling
Mr. Jojin Thornton bad a good
cow to die last week.
Mr. Steward Hanson moved to hi
farm last wee.; which he bought
lroui, Mr. Tate, beyond HusUmvitlc.
Mr. Ernest Ford of Morelnnd was
in town last week on business.
Mr. Hemehel Elbington is attend
ing school in Hazel county.
The colored people had a festival
at their hall here last Saturday night
There tons no services nt the
Methodist church last Sunday night
mi account of the weather.
Miss Mnttie Bishop has been i-
iting Mrs. Geo. limit.
-Mr. Hugh Snudidge was in Hus
tonVillu last Thursday on business.
Mrs. Gieeley Lutes of Turners
illu visited Mrs. Joh Myem lust
Mr. and Mm. Thomas Morgan and
lirL'lit little sou Hinufd has been vis
iting his fnther Mr. I.afe Morgan.
Mm. W. II. Hurke has been visiting
her daughter Mm. .1. K. Helm.
Mr. and Mm. E. P. Ethington who
have been iitmg in Henry fount
huvo returned home.
Mr. Luther Cnldvvell. of Waviie
burg has been visiting relatives here
First Known Sculptors.
Sendee' and Ahollab were tba flrit
tculptora on record, which was la 1491
B. C. Ileildes carving In stone and
wood, these two artists devised beau
tiful works of gold and stiver.
Willium Knukc, our good German
friend, who i the courteous and
painstaking janitor al the Knptist
church, showed us quite n curiosity
While digging bis potatoes, hi found
a good sized one, which has a wire
ring attached to it. Tho wire is
firmly enclosed in the potato and
ren"mbles a finger ring with a net
on it. The ring in -l inches, across
the "net" weight one pound.
Hev. J. E. Hoberln. pastor of the
M. K. church went up to Richmond
to ntteud the general conference, of
the M. E. Church. South. It is hop.
ed Hint Itov. Huberts will be senl
buck hero again.
Mm. Hnss. of Flat Wood is the
guest of Fado Parks and Wife
John Hell, of Goshen ban gone to
Paris, IC.v., where be is seeking em-1
pioymeni. .Mrs. neii ami nine son
nre guests of her father, John Nay
lor. Little Miss Gertrude Adiunn con
tinues quite ill. Mrs. Sophia Hanke
has been sick. j
M. 0. Kennedy and wife, of Rry-'
nntsville, were visiting relatives Iutc
Woodson Ilnmm, of Mudwon, riit
rd S. D. Carpenter and fumiljr,
SPEAKING AT MIDDLEBURG
Congressman Helm to Open Cam
palqn There and at McKinney.
Congressman llnrvey Helm will
take the slump for the democratic
nlnle ticket this week, opening the
enmpfiigu in Casey county at Middle
burg on next Suturday at Iwo "i
cloek. The same night he will speak
nt McKinney. Oood crowds will
doubtlessly benr him at both place
lor Mr. Helm is a convincing spink
cr, ami having been in Hie thick of
the fight nt the Inst session of Con
gress when the democrats pased so
much good legislation only to have
it nullified by President Tuft, he is
in a splendid position to tell the peo
jdi' the inside fuels of the ense
Splendid crowds ure turning out
ill democi'iitie speakings all over the
state, uml such enthusiasm Turning
the people for a state democratic
ticket bus not been seen in many
years. Hon. Jnmes Gnruett, the
nominee for attorney gciierul nnd
Congressman Hen Johnson made vig
orous speeches to a large crowd at
Dinville Monday, and were repented
ly cheered. This was the hitter's
first speech of the campaign and he
came out strong and uneipiivoeally
for the entire ticket iroiu tup to
Mr. nnd Mm. W. T. McMillin. of
.Springfield, Ky nre visiting Mr.
Jnmes Gyoch nnd family this week.
Miss Until Tinnier lett last Friday
for an extended visit to her uncle
Mr. E. K. Owens al Earliugton, Ky.
Misn Tanner will visit places of in
terest while away including Evmis
ville, Iiul., nnd attend the state fair
at Nashville Tenn. She will he away
about l. days.
Dr. Edward Alcorn of Ilu-tonville
was in town a while Inst Saturday.
Ilav Tanner and Arthur Coffey
.'eft for Keren last week where they
will attend college for ibis year, Hay
and Arthur nre two iiugh.tvyJfiuu.buy's
nnd we hale to lose them even for
Mm. W. .1. Montgomery linn been
confined lo her beil lor the past
week with inflammation of the stom
ach. Mis-es Lean nnd .Mary D. Ileck
have returned home from HurnMilu
where they visited the past week.
Miss. Anna Pmil is visiting 'at
Somemet Ibis week.
Miss Doshia and Christine Met
rulf who have been visiting their
brother here returned to their home
ut Paint Lick last week.
The box supper and band concert
given by the band bov.s hist Satnr.
day night was quite a success, n
large crowd wus present mid the
boys proved their ability ns to what
they could do when it comes to mak
ing good music. The musical program
was splendid and nil left feeling Hint
it wits good to hne been present.
Don't forget the literary society
Hint meets next Friday night ut the
school house. There will be a de
bate on Woman Sutferagc. Let ev
ery wic come out uml benr this de
bate. Theie will he abto speakem on
both Miles ,u. ,uesiM ,vi i,e
sifted through nnd through.
Mr. and Mm. J. Davis nre vis.
iling Mm Davis father. Mr. J. L.
Mr. Liiidholm of Kewanee, is visit
ing his sister here. Mm. Cluis. Heck.
Mis Julia Gniiii, of Hmtonville
was the guest of friends for the
fair here last week. .Miss Nutiuio
Cooper, of Moreland, i the guest of
her sister Mm. M. D. Sheaier. Miss
Kate Itnnkiii. of Hiirnside was the
guest of her limit Mm. Shelby Hngnii
for the fair. William Tingle '.of
Miuksbuiy was Hie gue.-t ol relatives
Mere last week after mi absence of
several yearn. Mr. and Mm. Jnmes
L. McKecbnie, of BiiniMile, were the
quests of Air. McKeehnie'n parents
.Mr. and Mm. It. McKechuie for tho
fair. Moiiticello Outlook.
Saturdiiy Sept. i'th Mr. S. 0. Pow
elly of Poplar Hill, and Miss Kate
Lnwhoru, of Judd, drove to Liberty
secured marriage license and went
to the home of Judge Wells and were
huppily married. The newly mar
ried coupo have munincriius friends
who wish them much joy. Soon af
ter the ceremony they Jcfl fur Louis
ville on uslurt bridal tour.
Iluving decided to quit farming I
will offer for sale to tho higliest and
best bidder on
Saturday, Oct. 7th 1911,
The following property consisting of
80 acres of land with good c.ottugt
with 4 rooms ami two porches uml
good barn and other outbuildings,
nnd also Jut ming implements consist
ing ot plows one buggy one good
tpring wngou mid other farming tools
too numerous to mention. This farm
is located I 1--I miles from Ilighlnnd.
Terms, one half down mid balance
in one nnd two yeurs with lien re
tained on land for balance purchase
money. JAS. A. KINO. 73-tf.
Misscn Knso McCormnck of our
City and Nell Wright of Liberty were
delighted with their trip recently to
Mr. D. S. Carpenter who has been
ill for some weckn is slowl.ypimprov
ing. Mm. P. W. Green of Lexington
was a welcome guest with her mini
erou.s friends here reentry.
Mm. Jesse Coulter Taylor of Mid
dleburg, wns the guest recently of
her sister Mrs. (,' Hud McCortiinck
or. West Main street.
Miss Hello Pcnvyhousc has gono
to Hirhmoiid to enter college where
flic will complete her education.
Misn Julia Dnmeron wan the guest
of her numerous Liberty friends- last
J. II. Iloiuiker recently Hold to
Danville biycrs forty head of bcnuli
lul 1,400 pound cattle. They wern
nil top notch nnd brought top prices.
There were no second grades among
Prof. J. E. Bennett tins ngnin tak
en charge of the "Smith School' on
the Jumbo roml and bus nn lu'eruge
attendance of about fifty.
G. H. Floyd and Presley Sluder,
the wide-nwuke inerchnnln of Geneve,
report business fine and in every
wny satisfactory. A large saw and
pinning mill is doing a good business
A large rattle snake with seven
rallies ami u button was killed re
cently nenr Elixir Springs.
Considerable preparations were
made for the opening of the annual
camp meeting Inst week ut Jumbo.
A number of prominent pastors
from over the slate are attending.
The late rains have greatly im
proved the prospect for better corn,
tobacco uml liny in the West End.
Some handsome homes nre being
erected on Douglas avenue. The W.
J. Campbell home is strictly up to
date nnd would be an attractive or
nament even to "Little Hrittnin."
Mr. Jnmes Wnlls of Shermun, Tex.
is the welcome guest of his uncle
Mr. Jnke Wall. It hns been DO yearn
since he left Kentucky and be notes
will much pleasure the great improve
incuts since he left.
Mr. D. S. Carpenter who is quite
-ick is thought to be slowly improv
ing. The saw and planing mill nt Gcn
cvn is running full time and still
behind with order.
Of the five schools on rural route
one from this place the Smith school
on the Jumbo road has the largest
uaily attendance. The efficient tench
er Prof- Dennett has nn average, of
fifty-four, while the Hichnrd's school
thai is heing tnught by Prof. I.nn
Iiiiiii bnn.fiflv-one or two.
Corn cutting has commenced in
Hie Green river valley, where good
eiops are grown this yenr, and tins
yield will be satisfactory and the
r,unlitv tip top.
Small crowds are nt tending the
camp meeting during working dnys
nt the farmers are busy earing for
their hay and corn rops, but on Sun
nay 'they all attend.
Mr. Presley Sluder's business hns
improved to such nn extent that lie
hns heeu comnelled to enlarge his
store room in order to accommodate
Hie trade and carry a stock suffi
cient to supply the demand.
Good roads should be the Slogan
until every community in Kentucky
has .secured them. Good roads ninke
better markets, better homes, bet
ter ediiemional facilities, better trav
el nml transportation and a saving
of much valuable time.
Our tobacco raisem have com
mence cutting and the crops are bo
mg housejl rnpidlv. The acreage is
small thi year in this locality, but
the nuality is hetler nnd stiru to
bring lop prices.
The W. J. Campbell Jiome on Doug
las avenue is being rapidly pushed
lo completion and will he one of the
hniiisomest houses in our city.
Mr. J. A. Tucker is ut work on
the foundation of his house, which
he is erecting on the land thut he
bought from his father Mr. W. T.
Tucker. We are glad to know
"Andy" will be back with us ns he
is a model citizen.
Mm. Donne who got so severely
hurl cuused' by being drnggged down
by n surrey and run over is utile to
be out ngnin. much to tin delisjit of
There nro three cases of typhoid
fever in thin section.
Mm. Fred Dyehousu und Miss Nel
lie James is visiting lelutives in Gar
raid. Hull and Dilliou have bought t
tract of timber from the Long Urns.,
for -'" and will move to it in the
near future, nnd will be ready to up
ply their customers with lumber,
T. W. Jones has been buying cat
tle in this neighborhood from vari
ous parties and paying u liberal
Willie Hriiiixsvveieh had u narrow
escape last Friday by a shaft band
breaking mid causing his home to
run off with him, but luckily with
him the scare wus worso I ban the
hurt except u kick ou the leg
Cntholio services were held nt tho
home of Mr. nnd Mm. N, Miller lust
Fisher Herring bought n -(J-ycnr
old mare of Ed Price for flO.
Judge L. L. Walker has been ap
pointed by the governor tin special
judge to try the case of the common
wealth against the A men ran Tobac
co and the Interniitionul Harvester
Company in Trimble county.
W. II. Dutton, of Garrard county,
shipped n car load of stock to the
Wilson Live Stock Company nt Wil
son North Carolina. There were 10
homer) from t to (i yearn old which
cost him on an average of $170 per
head, 8 mare mules lroni 4 to (I
yearn old costing, 1'I0, it bend on an
Miss llessie Anderson, daughter of
W. M. Anderson, of Harper Kits.,
wus ii'iinied to C. L. Htirthohlt of
Kiiiimi.s City. The bride is u uieco
of Mm. Dollie Hrowii. Misn Aranuda
Anderson uml brother of thin city.
Tim teiichem' institute will be held
October 'Jnd, to bo conducted by
Supt. M. A. Cansidy und Mm. Cora
Miss .Mulis.su llitmin who has been
in Somerset visiting her brother is
ill of typhoid fever nnd her mother
.Mm. lieu Haniiu bus gone to her
.Mm. Thomas H. Walker, bus been
arranging her business nffuirs in
Lancaster prior to moving to Nicheo
lasvillu Mm. Walker's many Lancas
ter friends will .see her take her de
parture with much regiet.
A marriage thut occurred lust
week in the city of New Orleans is
of interest to friends here at the old
home of the bride. It is thut of Miss
Alma Itcbeca Hcrkdule und John It.
Lnganite, Jr., The bride is the pret
ty young grand daughter of Mr. and
Mrs. W. C. Wiiernlt.
The Ladies' Aid Society will meet
Saturday afternoon with .Mm Eliza
beth Mnson ut the home of her sou
W. H. Mason.
Dr. John 0. South, of J-'rankfort,
who married .Miss Christine JJrudley
formerly of thin pltice wus elected
president of the Slate Itomd of
Health to succeed the Lite Wr. Wil
liam Ilniley of Louisville.
Elder and Mrs. F. M. -Tinder, Mus-
dames ,I. E. Mcllobcrtn, Emma G.
Kuuffniuu, Wm. Burnett und sister,
Miss Addie Arnold left Monday for
the state convention which meets in
Frankfort thin week.
Hev. F. M. Tinder has cloceu a suu
tes.sful revival tit Sycamore, school
house on the Lexington roud.
Judge L. L. Walker in reported
quite ill at the home of his sister,
Mm. Geotgc D. Ilobinsnu nnd friends
ure alarmed as it is feared he is st
victim of typhoid fever.
' Mr. John West, celebrated his S8,
birthday Friday uml he was showed
-.'.ith good wishes nnd wns the recipi
ent of -02 birthday cards. -Mr. West
is one of Lancaster's most highly
esteemed men and has u host of
Mr. and Sim. T. J. Price have re
turned from a short visit to friends
in Louisville. .Miss Allie Arnold left
hist week to teach ngnin in the D. I),
institute in Pittsburg, Penn., Mr. und
Mm. Ii. II. Hntsoii mid little duugli
ter Cecil ure sojourning in the cities
of Chiengo fiiicinnuli nnd Louisville
Mm. John K. Stormes is at home
again after it visit of, several weeks,
lo relatives in Covington. Mesdumes
Alexander Kennedy and Hunks Hud
son nnd Win. Fnmnn were week-end
guests of .Mrs. Kinma tl, Kiiuffinaii
Mm. John L. Anderson ha returned
to Washington I). C nfler spending
tho summer with Lancaster relatives
Mr. and .Mm. John W. .Miller urn in
Louisville visiting Mr. iiih' Mm. It.
E. Hughes. Miss Mat lie Lee Hub
ble has gone to Lexington to tuke
u post grndiinte course ut IlnmiU
ton College. Mis Hullie Hrovvn en
joyed a stay nl Louisville und ntUnd
ing the fair. Mm. Henley V. Hustin
bus returned from n visit to Mr. nnd
Mm. Charles F. Denmnu of Nicholas
ville. Mm. Mutlie I). Duncan bu
been visiting her nieces the Misses
Hoeker nt Stanford.
JUDGE WILLIS AGAINST 0'REAR
Judge Luther C. Willis. of
Shelbvyille, who for venrs bus been
one of the most influential Republi
cans in the Eighth district, declnres
thut under the circumstances will he
upport Judge O'Renr, the Republi
can nominee for Governur. Judge
Willis hns ulway been a conserva
tive in politics and say, he an not
stand for the demagogy, of .the He
publican candidute. Mr. 'Willis is u
brother of Mr. Geo. L. illis tho
private ptferetury of Congressman
FARM FOR SALEI
We will tell privately a farm of
about 130 acres tn Muco'n county,
Ky., one-half mile from Crab Orch
ard, nicely located, mottl- bottom
land, very productive. Kvery aero
tillable, an abundance of stock water
and especially adapted to corn and
trass. Oood tenant house of three
rooms on farm. Terms reasonable
Apply at once to.
n. H. Uronaugh, Agent. VMt
JUDGE WALKER DOWN
WITH TYPHOID FEVER.
Popular Jurist Stricken While Hold
Inq Court at Danville, and
Taken Home to Lan
caster. Ilin ninny friends in Stanford and
Lincoln county regretted greatly lo
learn that while holding court nt
Danville Judge Lewis L. Walker was
striekri with typhoid fever. Ho
wus removed to his home in Lancas
ter, where he Is being given every at
tention and comfort possible, de
ports from his bedside Tuesday
morning were to the effect Hint he is
believed to be holding his own very
well, although it is too early in the
stage ot the liscnse to tell just yet
now serious an attack it muy be.
;s Judge W. P. $utididgc ,of Ilus-
selltil e. unu flnlnimliwl Uv lw, ,...
nor us special judge lo preside m
tlie Moylo court during Judge Wal
GENERAL NEWS NOTES.
Escorted Irom Lexington to Alays
ville by n company of militia, W. T.
Hum pleuded guilty to two indict
ments charging mistreatment of
young girls. He was sentenced to
the penitenlinry on two indetermin
nte terms whose maximum toul is 40
The trial of Fount Helton charged
with the murder of Squire Heutty nt
Hiirnside begun at Somerset to-day.
Tim official count shows that
J Muino voted back saloons by 20 ina-
I At the election hold in Gullatin
'county on Hie locnl option proposi
tion Saturday the county voted
"dry" by a majority of 208. Tho
, election was called by the "wets,"
(the county having gone "dry" three-
yeurs ago by n mujonty qf 9.
Proocrty. loss estimated at haalC
n inillj-tn dollars wns caused by n
cloudburst near Pittsburg last week.
A man leuuniiig ugninnt a wire
clothes line ut New- Castle, Ky., dur
ing n storm wns killed by lightning
The brunch Hank of Montreal at
Now Westminister, H. C, was rob
bed Inst week of $315,000. The rob
bers made their e.scupe.
It is reported at Frankfort that
the republican state employes would
be assessed 5 per cent, of one yenr's
salary to aid Judge O'Hear nnd the
republican ticket during the full cam
Carl Morris, of Oklnhoma, recent
ly dubbed the "White Man's Hope,"
was decisively beaten by Jim Flynn,
the Pueblo fireman, in a ten-round
glove contest in New York Friday
President Tnft Friduy night start
ed on u trip to the Pucific const
which will Inst through October. .Mr.
Tuft will speak nearly every week
day. His first speich wns at Syra
Auction pooling ut racetracks in
Kentucky and sending results by
wire from the trucks were prohibited
by the Itacing Commission nt a meet
ing at Lexington last week. The de
cision of the commission is effective
on all three tracks ia Kentucky.
The side streams of the lower Ohio
are rising rapidly nnd n big Septem
ber flood is predicted.
The Tevns State-wide Prohibition
Committee bun decided not to cou
test the recent election which was
won by the "untis."
Shakeis charged with giving chin
roform to n victim of tuberculosis
freely admit it. They say it was a
"Christinn net," and public senti
ment at Kisnimmee, Flu., is uppnrent
ly with them.
A motor racing machine driven by
Leo Oldfield, crashed into a fence at
the State Fair truck ut Syracuse, N.
Y., nnd killed nine people. Thirteen
were injured. '
JOE B0SW0RTH WINS AGAIN
At the senatorial convention nf
the democrats of the Seventeenth
senutoriul district, held nt bome.
set Monday, composed of tho coun
ties of Pulaski, Laurel, Whitley,
Jackson, Hockcnstle, Knox and Hell
counties, n resolution wus adopted
in which tho convention declined to
nomiiiate u candidute for this office.
This insures "the re-election of Sen
ator Joo Bosworth, of Middlesboro,
as his only opponent is Dr. Hnrry
Hendren, uu independent republican,
who will probably withdraw. Sen
ator Bosworth is the futber of good
roads legislution in Kentucky and
is oue of tho strongest men in the
state senate. '
My home containing 2 acres and
15 poles of land, 4 miles south of
Lincnster 4 miles east of Stanford,
on Dix Hiver at the forks of th
rond, lending from the Dndderar's
.Mill to Gilbert's Creek station, stoiw
nnd post office, which is one raile
Plenty of fruit, good cistera, good
burn and und dwelling and all out-
I buildings. Address Prof. J. Dat
ton, Gilbert's Creek Ky. 70-8.
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