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The Interior Journal.
VOL. XXXIX NO. '23
STANFORD LINCOLN COUNTY, KENTUCKY. FRIDAY, APRIL G, 1912
TUESDAYS AND FRIDAYS.
JAKE WALLIN DECLARED
NOT GUILTY BY JURY
Sensational Trial Comes to End With
Verdict Approved by Those who
After deliberating from ImlC past
throe o'clock Tliur-iliiy afternoon
until half pnst right Friday morn
ing, the jury trji"K J"ta Wullin for
the murder of Ligo Hoskins nt Crnb
Oichurd last Ih'coiulicr, rcltirniMl u
verdict into court, finding liim not
TIio wrdiet met with tlic approval
generally, of nil who had heard the
testimony it having been clearly
frhown that Jake Wnlliu had flint only
when he saw Jiis little nephew being
beaten over the head with u pistol
The enses against Dnd Wullin and
Jiis hoii Ernest, will now bu dismiss
ed by tho Commonwealth.
Monda1, Tiio-ilny nnd Wednes
day, this week, were consumed in
taking the testimony in the case.
Every point brought out was bitterly
-contMteil by "the nttorncys for the.
-defense and prosecution. ThU wn--one
ol th tinniest fought cases tried
in the Lincoln Circuit Court hi
long while, and on account of the in
terest large crowds were present
nearly every 'day.
Commonwealth' Attorney George
'Wnlliu vns renrcentcd by Attor
neys J. W. nnd K. S. Alcorn, Robert
tllnrdiiig nnil J. Mort Rothwcll.
The testimony wns concluded late
Wednesday afternoon. Judg. Hur
iliu allotted two nnd n half hours to
fiieh sido for argument. He rend
hi instruction)! to the jury Thuw.
!nv morning, which covered the en-
Judge Alcorn spoke first for the
defence, followrd by Mr. North for
the Commonwealth; then Mr. Roth
well for the defene followed by Mr.
lturrh for the prosecution. Mr.
Jlnidiug closed for the defense and
Mr. Owsley, for the state. The dice
was given to tli(. jury at H:30 o'clock
The Commonwealth's Testimony
Dr. W.J. Eilinistoii. who bus been
liractii-in" imtlicinc for 17 Vears at
Crab Diehard Wn near ' Unptist
..i i i .i;.i... .. i .,.. ,,.,.1
iniiltii mill niuiit rvi riii'i'iiiip "o1
lieiiiil shots: was 7-Hlled to attend
Hopkins; found him suffering from
four bullet wounds; lirM shot ovo
Hcr, thought bullet went into liver;
smother shot was in right hip juf
JiboVe hip bone; nuolher shot iu
right thigh; tinned him over nnd
found a shot iu his back; treated
htm with morphine etc. Hos'kins
(old me he was goim: to die to do
what 1 could for' him ipiickly. lie
made a dung dcclurntiou which I
reduced to writing. He said he was
conscious but had no hopes ol le--overv
and was then asked to tell
3iow, the trouble huppeucd. Hoskins
4tnteiieut was us follows:
Hoskins Dying Statement
"Dud Wallin came into Riddle's
lnci nnd suid 'I want to see you.'
J sniil 'all right.' lie asked me if '
vris n ili'imlv iniirslial. I loliNliitii I
D. Florence, County Attoniev W. S. 1u, We won't have any of third s ho ns (he two men became
Tlurch, mill Atto'mevs John Sn.n his (1 -,1- enemies arrest him. Hos- nnclinched. He said Hoskins then
.0-vslov, Jr., and SI. V. North appear- kins !'' " I'm not his enemy. Wnl- ?' ''.d J"hc Wnllin fired twice.
. r.." n. . .....:.. .i,ii Mr ter is inv fiiend". Dud said "we '"'r. Iwihley wns nked to deenbe
Vl 1UI !; 'f' U"Vi HIH " 'V
liJL vii . He tlien suid his lirolhcr Wal
ler suid I was following him
nrouud to urrest him. I said I did
not want to arrest him, that he was
one of my best friends. He suid
i. . 'D ti. if von unnt In fi"lit. urn
t. J? vour chickens. If von ever kill one
ti of us, you will have us nil to kill.' I
told him 1 did not want to bother
jLLim. mid did not aim to. that we
were brother Odd rellows. When I
nid that. Walter came between us. i
aud shot me; then I shot Walter im.l
Kiiess I killed him. Then I emptied
; tny pistol mid I reckon I hit Dud. I
(ran out of the door to get out of the
fiy, when Ernest Wnlliu caught me
and cried 'you old S pf h.' I
Mrled to get nwny from him but he
Mield to me "like a leech. Then Jake
3Vii.lin.rni. iii and began shooting At
be hud I think hit mo every shot.
fhrcfl shots hit me iu the body. This
hnppenei at Crab Orchard in Lincoln
Cross examined Dr. Edmistou
lid; Statement wns made about
In hour after 1 gave him morphine;
Joe Magee put the questions'to Hos
fcins for his statement nnd I took
Ihem down n't the request of town
iiarshnljused his exact words ns
hourly as I could. Hoskins made
ime remark that was not taken
Sown, it was thut Dnd Wallin had
potten his brother killed. lie did
i.ot say miythin,? ilbout beating Er-
ii"st Wnlliu over the bend with a
iiistol. Couldn't snv for sure which
nn the fatal wound, hut his opniion
fns it was the one in the back. Hos
kins said he received, the wound in
he hack as he went out the door of
Riddle's plnce. Ho didn't sny who
gave h to him.
Dr. L. F. Jones testified thnt Lu-
cicn M. Lnsley, nu ejo witness, was
John tihldln who owned the soft
ill ink hlamUii which the shnotind-
; . . . "
IOOK pillie, was put Oil I HO SU1UII.
The court did mt allow him to tell
of h t rouble hn had had with Jake ""' ,lc" ''hot; diilu t wee either
Wnlliu prior to the killing, lie was l,r' he first shut hut fiom the di
al homo vheu the whooting occurred iccUon it came he judged it wns
in his soft lt ink stnnd, which he had Hoskins. He snw none of the trott
left in charge of James Ilcrrin nnd ,jl out-idc. Jake Wiilliu ennui up
Joe Riddle, lie said Walter Wnlliu iifUTwnuN nnd inked what was the
in his place several times that day matter,
day drinking, Slid irol "tnlernbid full" The Cummoiittcnltli then itittoduc-
ns the day advanced; Dud Wnlliu
wns in his place several times that
Jake thru thnt day. He talked to
Ih-Wnll!n but none of them had
mentioned Hoskins' name.
Hen Howard Went Into Riddle's
place nnd foiimMValtcr Wnlliu and
Ceph Leece playing pool. Walter-
seemed "to be intoxicated. Witness
went out on pavement before trou-
blc occurred. Walter was out, too,
but -ueiit buck. No trouble outside.
Walter and Hoskins wont inside
iignin, Walter going bnckrinto the
poolroom. Saw Dud Wnlliu com-
ing toward Hoskins. Dad asked bin
if he was a deputy town marshal.
Hoskins said he was. Dud said to
him. 'You needn't he liouiuliin: Wat-
consider "it so," and Dud walked
walked back into tliL. poolroom, Hos1- , """" "e inn.
kins leuuiining where ho was. Saw The defense did not cross examine.
Walter come out of jKiolroom door Mrs. Miller ns to Mr. Lnsley's testi.
and pull his pistol and went to soft mony, but nsked her concerning her
drink counter, huif pistol in his hand transcript of the testimony of
pecking it against the counter, talk- "Mluek Ren'' Howard, nnd nsked her
iti'; to Joe Riddle and Ilcrrin. Dud to read It.
wn- between Hopkins nnd Walter. Dick Hiiclianau colored Told of
lMnl and Sam Mnser walked up to being jn Riddle's place before the
Wnlliu: he was "going on'', nnd he shooting. He said he snw Walter
took his pistol and slung it nrouud Wnlliu, Dnd Wnlliu mid Lige Hn
nml told them to get nwny. They kins iM there. Wither Wnlliu cnmMii
stepH'd off nnd Magee didn't come out of the pool uiom whil,. Dud Wnl
back. Dud came back and said liu nnd HosLiiw were talking. Mr.
somelliing to Wnlter. Dud wheeled Wallin uis telling Hoskins not to
mound nnd commenced talking to follow his brother if he wasn't nim
Hoskins. He ordered Hoskins to iu ( arrest him. Huskiiw sni.l !
i,,,ko !'is UM,iU "l,t of l,u lH,,kc,:-
' -"" " "T """ """ ' "-"
mm "lul VUX l,im lle uo,lla lia'1' '"
j ,nkr ,l,om "ut nml " s"ia ,,c l"-1?
o"l ho would not. Wnlter was still
' ,,,m'' l,n'1 ,1W'1""'I l'''"1 toward
J .i l i i
iiiismu. in ink iiuii mk'i nu nu- nanus oui oi ins kicKcs. Witness
kins. I reached oor nnd uuibbcil then went out of the room, mid in
Walter WalliuV una. Hoskins then jiln.nl a minute heard shots in the
filed. They were very do So- house. After the shot, two men
pel her, nnd he hit Walter, sum.- mine out of the dooi : it was dark,
whole in the bieast. Walter benn so couldn't swenr to who they weic.
to sink don ii. nml Hoskins nimo.i in men came out struggling, to' middle
shot him again, when this boy Er- of road; little man was holding big
nest Wallin knocked his una down man by coat; bis; mnu trihg to get
when the bullet from HoskiuV pis- loose. heurd five shots in street,
tel hit nit in the leg. The only per- couldn't see who man wns doing
son shooting were Walter' Wnlliu und shooting, it was dark.
Hoskins. Waller shot four times t'loss-exumincd Didn't see hii
and lloskin, five. Didn't know man hitting little man on the head:
whether Dud laid pistol or not. s)vw hi-r man 'wringiiu:" bis body
Lights went out while shooting wns as if tr.rim: to pull loose; cniild'nt
going on. "Hnskius went out of tho swear to who they weic. After shots
door, with Ernest Wallin hanging on in .street. Mr. Hoskin, eame trot
to his aim. 1 hcai.l some oico ting by, with n pistol iu his hand,
out thcie that I thought was Er- He went into Mr Snm Tatem's,
nest Wnlliu suy "shoot him, (1 d broke his pistol and reloaded,
you." oi soiiietliioi to that effect. Mrs. Jennie Tatcm Heard last
Immediately Jitter that I heard three shots. rnisl the wiml..u- m.,1
II...1 1 .I....1 .1.... .!... 1... Il.w
some shots; wus iu the house mid hollered: snw forms on the street;
don't know who did the shootim;. didn't recogiu'e anyone: my hiis
On cioss eumiiiutioii it wus baud pulled ,liie in out of tlie win
brought out that at the examining How, saying I would get shot,
niul Howard had testified that he Joe Mugce Police Judge, of Crau
out not know wlioe oiee -it was
that had called out to Juke Wallin
o shoot. It was liioiiglu nut that
Hownrd, Hoskins mid Waller Wnlliu
"" "" " " " ",u "l "'' V'"
l..l ..II A-.l .... 11. A I.
"f"" n,,m" J" mmt M,m ,,ie
Jumes G. Merrill, who was helping
Riddle in the soft drink stand didn't
know- much nbout the sfurt of the
nffnir; he hnd his back turned when
the first shot was fired, and then
dropped behind the counter. Ho
!""MN l1!, r An""1 J lni'kin.
iiltie. urn not see Dud tnke any
.Too Riddle told about tlu same mg affair,
story, no new facts being brought llriick Oruw Wns wmking in L.
out by his testimony. (. Sundei-h' store nt time of shoot-
This concluded the testimony on ing. Stepped out to light a street
Monday nfternonn. lump nnd saw men iu the street nnd
Tuesday's Testimony henul three shots. Went down tho
Mrs. Hoskius-wns put on tlie stand Etrecl' to Snm TatemV, met Ligc
to tell nbout liiioien'Laslcy hnnng Hoskins. his shirt wns torn nnd
testified nt the examining trial, but "'""'b'S ' ".vs "I'm shot, I'm kill-
Bhe was ruled. out, not having been, ''"'" " mil1 ',ow,, m f,""r "ml 1,is
prcseijt nt tliaVjime. ' ' l'Jl " llii4 l1"1"1- N"' 'r,Wh -'x-
Snm Magee, who wa3 in the room nm',u'('
when the shooUng occurred, snid ' '" Collier Was iu Campbell &
that .Take Wallin hnd sent him there I'-'ttti-' store, nnd heurd some shoot
to try to get Wnlter fo go home. Ho '' walked to front of store; snw
said he and Wnlter were nt tho wo ""'" "ear "'i'hUe of pike; seem,
counter; Walter hnd his pistol out; l'a to ,)0 ' nM' oue wn m,ti"o'
Dud nml Hoskins were talking; Dud llu' olhn' over thejiead wiHi a pis
nsked Hoskins If b wns nn nffinr. tol; another man come up and he-
and said he believed he hnd been
following them around nil dny. Ho-
M si'l he didn't sco nny i canon
why he should take them; then Wal-
lor told him to nke them, out, and
tbe" the shooting began, he said that
I" '" best judgment Iluskins had
fir,,,l fi'"'! three shots were fired
. ? ii ... .. -.
hj ( mm miner leu 10 mo uoor.
he nid hei couldn't say thnt Walter
ed County Judge J. I'. Dniley and
all. A-H. Miller, in older to pioVe
the testimony of the lute Lucien M.
Luslcy, who was a witness to the
shooting. Mrs. Miller was the of-
Acini stenographer who took Mr.
LusloyM testiuuniy at the examining
,r'L The Judgo nllowed Mrs. Miller
to r"l h"" transcript of the testi-
otiy, oer the objection of the de-
I "'' Mr. Lnsley's testimony said
' was enr the l'eikins House
Nm1" "" hwinl the shots. He then
ww two men come out of Riddle's
lmoc t niggling de-perstsly. Soon
'"u snw Jnke Wnlliu come up. He
,,,,,l,c I behind Hoskins, but went
- "1""1"! I" his side nnd 'then shot
three times. Jnke Wullin fired his
the wounds sustained by Hoskins,
wasn't nimin- to wnst him. Dad
uuinii was leiiuig iioskuis lie Had
I.V" been his friend., Wnlter
'""i" ''""'c ' 'f the pool room
and had his nistol in his hand. Dml
Wnlliu told Hoskins to tak0 his
, , . A ( . a. .
Orchard, was culled but excused with
out exumiiintioii, the couit sustain-
ing mi objection ot the defense thut
he was without uuthorilv to have.
MVt,r' '" deputy mar
"haX "l" Crah Ou-liat.1. The que
(inn wus Ihieshed out bv the nttor-
nevs iu absence of the jury. It wns
shown that the statutes ' make no
provision for the appointment of
deputy marshal- iu sixth clas cities
a ruthei peculiar uiui ion. Th
contention of tho defense is Hint
HNkiiiK was without uuthoiity U
net ns deputy 'marshal of Crab
Orchard, nt the lime of Hie shoot.
Knn llt,tis; I'10 lun who was hit.
tin? the other over lh0 head was a
J larger man.
j0t, Kidweli Snw two men come
out of JtiddluV. Lice Hoskim wo-
hittiiiLr nt r.rn...t UVIIi., Vnii; l.n.i
l,0ld of lapel of Hoskin's coat; saw
I unotlioi- man shnnl limn. !...) ..M'i
i -" -, -..-.-........
tell who ho was
Wiley Singleton Was with Jake
Wallin befoie shooting, took n drink
behind stairway with him; he left
after h0 heard fivfl shots in Rid
dle's nnd went out on street.
Cioss examined Couldn't sec
Riddle's from where they took .the
drink behind the stairway.
James Hoskins Son of Ligc Hos
kins Was in Crab Orchard, ut
Leece x Kidwell's store and heard
shooting; came up the street aiid
saw his fnthcr with Ernest Wallin u
hohl of him; his father wns trying
to shnkc him off; they went out into
the street nnO Joke Wallin came n
runmiig across unci hegnn shooting
nt him; his father was going away
from Ih nest Wallin and was going
away from Jake, when Jake was
Shooting; his father did no shooting
on the street.
Cross examined Didn't .see his
father beating Einest Wallin over
the head; looked like he was trying
to slmke liim-t'lf loose from Ernest
Otlui Cut ion Went to Riddle's
to get Dnd Wnlliu out; didn't see
first shot; heaid Dud Wallin tell
Hoskins I if couldn't urrest his- bioth
er Walter; I got out of there then:
heard the shots mid snw Hoskins
come out with Ernest Wnlliu; snw
Jake come and begin shooting; some
one hollered "whose thnt a fight
!?' Hoskins! seemed to he trying
to get nwny from the boy; heard
nothing sulci by miy of the men fight
ing; Ilo-kins was knocking anil try
ing to pull loose from Einest Wallin,
it niinht hnve been Walter trying to
get loose from Hoskins; didn't see
any shot fired by Hoskins nt Er-iie-t
nS they came out the door.
The first witness culled Tuesday
afternoon was Tom Hrouuugli, who
old of liearinu' the shooting inside
the house. Saw Hoskins come out
of house with Ernest Wnlliu hold of
mm. hrnest seemed to be trying to
trin liim.in.T Hoskins wnc 1i)m5ii.f nf
him, trying to knock him loose. Saw
I him hit nt him twice with his pistol.
Jake Wallin ran over with .-i i.is-
him, trying to knock .him loose. Saw
to! iu his hand. Testified at ex -
I - - - .- g-.s..
l Ins hand. Testified at ex-
iig trinl, und since then has re-
ccived letters about his testimony.
Letter has; heen taken nwny fiom
The commonwealth sought to piove -v,"lt'l himself before leaving home,
that the ilefendmit and nnother " " ""'Iter of habit, carried it ev
inembcr of, his fumilv had met el'.v ''".v; wns not engnged. in making
joung Rionuugh at night nnd hail ""'" L'ohVctioiis uroiind Crnb Oich
tnkeii the letter uwuy from him. "r1, ''t Walter -.it OoverV stable,
Uronaugh told the court" that he was ",c ,liul il 'l"'rt bottle of brandy ami
jumble to tell who the men were who
took the letter from him. so the
lourt ruled this testimony ineom-p'-tcut.
Ilromiugh said that when
Jake Wallin fiM shot, he cow-red
his head with his overcoat, and
didn't see the other shots. Hoskins
wus heud und shoulder taller lhnnl'u'ri' " l)iiu,llellt s I got to the
Ernest Wnlliu nnd about twice tho
size. Hoskins walked up the sheet
after the shooting ami Ernest stood
there cr.wug. His head was blood..
1'eiry White bright fined 14-yenr-old
boy, son of Rob White snid
he was outside Riddle's place when
the shooting occurred. He told of
seeing Wnlter Wnlliu fire ut Hoskins
nnd the latter pull his -run nnd re
ply, lie said the lights .went out and
he could not tell who was shooting.
he could only see the flashes from
the pi-tol- iu the darkness. Hoskins
then came out mid Ernest Wullin
mobbed him on the back as he went
..... 1 1 i . ... ...
nm. iienni r.ruest Uulliu sny
"shoot him uncle Jake, he's killed
Walter." Hoskins started to run ns
he slipped out mid Ernest grabbed
him. Jake Wullin fin-,1 four shots.
Cros- examined the hid told the
snme strnii:ht story he did on direct
examination, mid was not lnidgcl
from any of -fhe material points"of
hi- main testimony. Th0 common
wealth closed with 'this witness.
Judge .Har.lin then iiliourned
court for nn hour out of lesiiect to
iI.a ... o i, .-. .. s-:.
.-.ii.ii,v oi air. rs. j .siiank,,
whose funeral was held at tlnee
o'clock, and attended by all of the
Defendant on Stand.
Jake Wnlliu, the defendant, wns
Pitt on the stand, after court r
convened. He told a straight for---nrtl
story of the hnppenimr of
fatal day in Crab Orchard. How
he hnd com0 to town to buv Chris
mas presents for his little 'children,
ami delayed home until after night
fall iu order to keep them from find
ing out nbout th0 presents. Ho vis
ited various stores about town, mak
in? purchases, and talked for some
timo with an old lady by tho nnmo
lor .Mrs. Leece. Later In tho evening
ho met Wiley Singleton who invited
I him to tnk0 n diinTc with him, nnd ho
Unl so. Nlulo they were together lie
heard shooting nt Riddle's place,
niul immediately ran over becauso
ho know that his brother, Walter,
was in there, though he didn't know
thnt cither his brother, Dud, or his
nephew, Ernest, wns there.
He met Sam Mugec in front of
Riddle's place, just ns two men came
out struggling. He nsked Sam what
the trouble wns, he said, tiud Smn
replied that his brother Walter had
been killed nnd his In-other, Dud shot.
Tho defendant suid:
1 snw Hoskins henting my nephew
over the head with a revolver: I shot
because 1 hnd bad information he
had killed my brother, Walter, hnd
shot my brother Dud nnd seemed to
be doing everything ho could to kill
my nephew, Ernest. Afterwards I
went where my brother wns nnd told
them to get u doctor.
Hoskins wns u man who weighed
about 17," pounds nnd nbout fi;ll or
0 feet iti height, strongly built. Er
nest ns n small boy for his nge,
Weighs sohietlu'ng" fike 110 or 120 i "-' nea' lactory south of Le.xing
pounds. und weak physically. I saw 11' nm' ',c '" "e able (o take care
him nfterwurd his head was bleeding f n vnsf stretch of territory from
with blood running down on his cloth- '"s lOP"tion nt McKinney.
ing; he hnd three or four wounds on
his head. He had no weapon. He ' BLOWN UP BY ENGINE
I l!l years old. I think
Didn't leeognizc who the man was
that was bentini; Ernest over the
head, until I fired the first shot.
Thcio seemed to have been seven or
eight shots fired in the building. I
did not shoot until nfter Snm Ma-
gee had told me of my brother being
L'illn.l :jU.. ll..ll " TV..1 !
killed inside. Hrother Dud wns shot
in the ilesh nnd n bullet hole was
through hii clothing, n bullet hole
was in the clothing of my nephew,
Ernest Wallin. Drove to my moth
er's, afterward to tell her of my
Carried a pistol as traveling
snlcsiiiau nnd collector, often hnv
iijK a large sum of money in my
charge, 'traveling in n number of dif-
Ifcrent states. Hud been perfectlv
'friendly with Hoskins before this;
Hnd remained in town until nfter
"lto-gt-tbpuie toys for the chil-
, ,he.f lo,ilnySantu
i C'ioss e.Mimined 1
-Had been locat-
l'" nt Uiitluin, AIn., and had been
'home only a few weeks. The court
H t Dathan, Ala., and had been1
sustained objections to all questions
leferring to nny trouble the defen
dant may have hud with Ridille.
l '"l'1 ""with him.
Was taking drink with Wiley Sin
gleton when heard shots. I went
over to Riddle's because 1 knew my
brother was iu there; 1 had just sent
in after him. Met Sam Magee ut the
door. Ernest Wnlliu and Hoskins
door. Hoskins fired us thev reach
ed the street. I -topped and nsked
Sam Magee what wu- the trouble.
He said my brother Wnlter was kill
ed and my brother Dud wns shot.
I nsked him who did it, nnd he point
ed toward Hoskins, who wn- strug
gling with my nephew.
Prosecutor Owsley sought to make
the witness say which reason pro
milctl him to shoot Hoskins, wheth
er it was because hi- brother had
been killed, or his nephew was bein;
attacked. The witness suid that alljhest beluved daughters. The groom
these reasons mil iictunted him, but I ls 'e son ot Mr. nnd Mrs. Sum J.
that at that immediate minute, he Embry, Sr., who bus made u fine re
saw a man attempting to kill his ne- c'onl as deputy sheriff and is known
phew, ns he thouj;hl, und shot to mid liked by everyone,
protect him and save his life. Hos- After the ceremony they drove to
kins' body was sidewav- to the wit
m's uuil he could not tell whether
his shots look effect or not . Hos
kins ut no time hud his hack to wit
ness, during the shooting. Didn't
hear his nephew cull to witness to
shoot him, or suy anything. Was not
miller the influence of liquor; had
only two drinks that day. Adopt the
fourth shot Hoskins turned toward
me with his pistol. "I fired; he did
not." Didn't stop to inquire wheth
er his brothers wcie iu fault. Iu
reply to u question whether he hnd
any feeling of peisounl danger from
Hoskins tlie witness snid that iiias-
much us Hoskins hnd killed 'one
hrother, shot nnother and wns trying
o kill his nephew, was enough to
make nny mnu fear some personal
Dud Wnlliu, n brother of tho de
fendant wns the first witness on
the stand for the defense when couit
reconvened Wednesday morning. He
told of the day of the killing. lie
(Continued on Fourth Page)
ICE CREAM FACTORY TO
MOVE TO McKINNEY.
D. C. Sipplc to Change Location of
Big Plant From London to
Lincoln county is to gain another
important commercial enterprise this
week, when D. C. Sipplc, who has
operated a mammoth ico cream fac
tory nt London for tho past few
years, will( iiiovu it to McKinney,
where it will h0 run in tho future.
C. M. Sipple, son of Mr .und D. C.
Sipplc, mil bo the manager of
the fnetory, while Mr. Sipple himself!
will attend actively to the manufac
ture of the product.
Mi. Sippie's idea iu locating tho
fnetory in McKinney is to be ablo
to operate both up and down tho
Cincinnati Southern and the L. & N.
railroads. His delivery wagons will
run legulmly to Stanford for the
purpose of securing ice, nnd deliver
ing ice cream, so thnt he wjll have
nircct connection with both roads,
nnd thus bo in n splendid position to
command a Iartre field.
There is no
VY. C. Tucker Seriously Hurt But
Kept Home Folks in Ignorance
W. C. Tucker, son of Mr. nnd Mrs.
W. T. Tucker, arrived home last
week, from Urbann, Ohio, where he
has been in a hospital for several
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"5. nun mi lojureii leg, as a re-
Milt of huving been in an explosion
on tho Erie railroad, on which ho
has been firing for some time past.
The engine in which Mr. Tucker was
working exploded, tearing up thinga
generally, nnd doing a great amount
of dnmnge. Mr. Tucker was blown
out, into a pond, nnd was seriously
injured, being compelled to remain
in n hospital for six weeks, while re
covering. Ho kent the horn folks
in profound hrnorancc of the ncci
I .1.ji -.., i . .1.
ui-in, mini uc was recovered sutti-
cientlv to return home for further
'recuperation. lt is almost a miracle
mat ne was not instantly killed.
Popular Couple We,d in Presence of
a Few Loved Ones
Iu the presence of a few loved"
one-, the words were said Wednes
oay, which united in the holy bond
of wedlock the hearts and hands of
Mr. William S. Embry nnd Miss
Dollie McRoberts. The wedding wns
a very quiet one, on acoount of re
cent bcieavemeiits' in both families,
and the heartfelt wishes for a lifts
of happiness together were nil the
more sincere by such u-n-ou.
There will be found few couples
more generally beloved iu this com
munity than this newly married
pair, und the congratulations and
good wishes of everyone will he
theirs, -,a they stint on life's journey
Rev. D. M. Walker performed the
cremony, the bride being dressed in
a blue silk poplin nnd enrrving a
boquet of lillies of the valley. A,
largo number of hundsome presents
attested their popularity.
I lie brute is the daughter of the
late Mr. und Mrs. John J. McRob
erts mid oue of Lincoln county's
tlie Home of the groom's parents,
where an informal eourse dinner wus
served to the wedding pnrtv. Mr.
nnd Mrs. Embry will make tbeir
home in an attractive cottage on
West Main street, which has been
the home of tho bride for some time.
A GOOD WOMAN GONE
Mrs. Drueilhi Hurst, wife of "Un
cle Hilly" Hurst, of Rowland, passet
nwny ut their home hist Friday af
ternoon, after a lengthy illness of
tuberculosis . She wus a good wo
man u faithful member of tho Meth
odist church and will bo mourned by
u wide circle of friends. .Mrs. Hurst
is survived by her husband mid five
children, the youngest being but four
years of age mid needing a mother's
love and care. She was about 4.-.
years of age. Funeral services were
conducted at tho homo Sunday nf
ternonn at half nast two oVIa.-l- i...
Rev. J. J. Dickey, followed bv in,
ment iu the Ruffalo Cemetery.
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