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No Election Today.
5f SPUTHERN REPUBLICANS WROTH
j .111110 iiosm Kin,., i
I'all of Slide.
Wl JIEWS FEOU THE
1'rnilkfotk Alirll 8 Tin llnni..r.
ritei Rid morning loudly claimed tint
the climax would bo readied today
thu Doctor would lo elected.
W lieu thu ballot was taken, however,
,it romltcil about thu sam.o as yesterday
and no election. . second bal-
" inKciijirHliuiiLcianKuuf result
Ml Is not now bellev .1 ,.Wtl will
to effected this w .,, Thc attcuint
.io stampede, llui .11. it .... . .'
f.U ? " ,,M l,rOVen 'l '1""'
hcrc is little dwiKwlLloiiim
loiwtoftii08wrme;ilol0 ju n
Jiurry to t aa.,. (orm, , . h ....,
. ,t sni
ww. jmuij, Ki.i'ii,iaxs
' aim thc Administration lias Not
t Properly Recognized
Washington, April 8.A Southern
Republican speaking In refereneo to
the public pntionnge ddtribulod by
President McKinlcy dniuied the
Southerner had not wcn (.Mty
I n....ni, w. in ouiy miens ami carpel-J?
bagger had been II..
nud "hot ,icr t10 c.
e rlniine.i lln imt I....I
recoguir., by u nlc South-
KII.U:i UV l'AI.I.IN(5 SI.AIIv.
nJJuc liosf. Ililli l'lifiina ;in
Heaver Dam, April 8 Hollle
Thomas, a boss i 11 the Render Minos
was killed this morning by being
crushed under u mass of falling slate
amounting to severs! tons. Life was
extinct when the body was rcmowd
from Iwncatli the debris. It was
crushed heyund recognition.
1 'Sr,AI. I'l.OOD ni:vs.
HrJilKos Washed Family
of Si Drowned.
Greenville," 51 iss., April 8. The
outlook for the country Is exceedingly
dismal. The unprecedented rHo of
the Vn. K) and all tributary Htreams,
resulting from tho crevacs iu the
Mississippi levees, left little time to
t protcci bridges orothor property and
iu thc Ion est places even the escape
of tho inhabitants with their lives was
dilllcult. Bridges are being carried
away rapidly ami thc waters threaten to
ilcavu not one stauding i.i the county.
Seven fatalities are reported from
lowlands some miles from here iu this
county. A mother and siv children
cndcauinug to make their escape to
higher ground this mominir suddenly
found themselves in deep water and
all were drowned before assistance
could roach them. The rise had been
w much greater than expected last
night that when they nwokc this morning
tliev found themselves iu great
peril. Thc waters are still rising
Till: l-ASI CATKS.
TJjo Five Ui.st Night littMcd In
Carlisle, K.. Aprils.
Ety is in a stale of great excitement
tvcr last night's raid upon the toll
Jgates, which as iu some respects thu
worst that h:u occurrcil in the conn
ty. Hut live gates remained of the
thirty-three in the county and these
were hist night destroyed by a mob of
despera'c men, who not only destroyed
the g."Us but terribly beat and maltreated
date Keeper .Jones who remonstrated
with them at one of th.?
Elites. I'lioy told him as certain as
lie attempted to colled more tolls
they would hang liliu and lm family
jiihI bum his home. It is probable
no effort will I"-' ii'sk'o '
the gates, but the county .will probably
acquire the roads.
SI.NSA I ToNAl. RCI'OKTS.
Alleged Poisoning of ltlv'ra
Woyler's Messengers to
Jacksonville, Kla., April 7. A
dispatch to the
from Jacksonville cays: Many rumors
are rife iu 1 1 a 1111:1 concerning
thc condition of Rivera at San
One report says that the Cuban
prisoner is in a had way. His
wounds are paining him badly and
will not heal. It is reported that he
is in a precarious condition.
Another alarming rumor was heard
nlso, and from a reliable source,
Stating that as tho Spaniards, being
now nfrald to
shoot Rivera, on no
count of tho agitation In tho United
Mates and the effect it might have iu
fcuropo, linvo ndrainistcred a slow
DolSOIl. Mm rr. ..!. 1.... i.i. .. ... .
'- !'"' nuuwi ins wounus
1;..,.. .i,.., ; 1
I'laillJort being Riven out to nihkn it i.ln.,i.i..
. 1... .1 ..... 1 1. ... r" '-i
1 iiv biiuuiii (no suddenly. The
Jiiuln olllcinls mid othcrj hero are
much agitated over llicso reports, as
I hey fully believe tn them, but thcr
cannot bcc their way dear tbward
preventing thu fell designs of the
Spaniards. '; ,lcy. imo 8Cll n ltUsly
courf, t0 j,,,,, fjlulslohal to closelv
.ratdi Cub 111 there in Jail service
and Rivera's conilitlou.
News from Goiw z is of a sensational
order, too. It is reported as coming
direct from him that Weyler sent
messages to ask about neneo necntln.
tlons, the embassador being empowered
to arrange for a meeting of Go
mez, nud Wcjler. It Is stated that
liomez peremptorily refuted to have
anything to do with tho matter, saying
that It was only another of
traps u kill another Cuban general,
as they could not kill them in
An olllcer from Rivera's old army
N reported to be responsible- for thc
statement that Rivcrn was on his way
to meet dome when he was captured.
A py in hi 1 camp gave thc
Spaniards his plans, and they waylaid
him. This sensational news has
evoked much commetit.
Ciiiturvil by Insurgents on the
Way to llaviinu.
THE TOLL GAFE RAIDERS
Destroy I'lvc (Jates and Assault a
TIIPEATENEO TO HUNG HIS FAMILY.
New York, April 8 A cablegram
from Cuba says the Insurgents have
effected the release of (icueral Ruiz
Rivera by capturing thu train on
which he was being conveyed to Havana.
There is great rejoicing at thc
Junta and among Cuban sympathizers
Will Olllclato at the Interstate
RmiHirin, Kan., April 8. The
judges have been chosen for the in-
terstnte orntorical contest between
state normal schools, which will oc
cur in KmiH)ria Mav 7, and at which
orators from Wisconsin, Illinois, Mis.
cotiri, Indiaua and Kansas will be
W ilham J. Ilryan is a judge of delivery.
Tho other Judges on delivery
are State Senator Ilcssin, of Manhattan,
Kan., and Supt. II ay den, of Dcs
The judges on thought and composition
are Dr. K. K. While, Columbus,
t). ; Dr. F. W. (Juusaulus,
Chicago; Supt. Crecnwood, Kansas
City, Mo, ; Supt. Holloway, Fort
Smith, Ark., and Supt. Scifcrt, of
a ijm; haul
A Tost Olllcc Rnbery at Kockiiwny,
Tillln. O., April 8. Four masked
inc.i robbed the post olllcc, store nud
railway ticket olllco at Rockaway,
sk miles from this town. Win.
is in charge of all these olllces,
which are in his home. At midnight
the men forced mi entrance to his
house, overpowered Carrick and his
daughter, and bound them to their
bids. T'i burglars then forced Carrick
to luteal the combination of his
safe and tho hiding place of other valuables,
and they secured $2,000 jn
notes and checks, S70 iu cash and $5
in postage stamps, nud nfter taking
nil the registered and ordinary letters
Two Men Sold Hiiullsh Sitarrows
That Had lt.cn Painted.
Shelbyville, Ind., April 8
thero arrived in this city to
foreigners, who were selling what they
said were canary b'rds, and tho parties
succeeded in doing a land olllco
business with tho housewives of the
town, who wcro greatly taken with
thu exceptionally pretty pets. This
morning, however, thesu bame ladles
were decidfdly out of humor when
they found that thc birds were nothing
more or less than English sparrows,
which had been painted to resemble
canaries, thu paint washing
Real Estate transfer.
J. C. Reycr today deeded to Uarn
lian Krooks, for SI Olio, a lot near
T Jul and Tennessee streets.
If you want to enJdvXn nice, cool
gl 1- s of jieer eld I on S. Sftirks,
V V '7a3
Go Up in
Smoke At Nofcvillc;
TWEN1Y WHOLESALE HOUSES GO
Twenty Hotel GikhIh Supposed to
Huvo Ilccn Hurtled to
MANY OTHERS W. INJURED.
ICnoxvlllc, Tcnn., April 8. Ono
of tho worst conflagrations in thc history
of Tcnncsico occurred hero this
Fire was early discovered in the
Hotel KnoV. It spread rapidly, assisted
by a heavy wind, and totally
destroyed thc hotel, Storchls
store, Cullcu & Newman's
queenswarc establishment, Newman's
olllcc, Ladcr s dry cowls
The loss will exceed $3,000,000,
and twenty guests aro missing from
Moor; Wwj Lucky Not to
UcU Life Tcriil.
Louisville, April 6 John Mosro,
alias John Anderson, Colored, was
tried In thc criminal division yester
day on (ho charge of housebreaking
and two previous felony .convictions.
Ho was found guilty, and tho jury
flxed his punishment at ten yenrs in
As a general thing three convictions
mean a life sentence.
CIIANOi: OF MINISTERS'
Kev. Kcciinn Transferred to
WE DO NOT HESITATE TO SAY THAT THIS IS A
LARGER CIRCULATION BY SEVERAL HUNDRED
THAN THAT OF ANY OTHER DAILY PAPER
PUBLISHED IN PADUCAH OR THE FIRST CONGRESSIONAL
Paducah, Kv., March 8, 1S97.
We, the undersigned, Manager, Circulator and Pressman of
the PADUCAH DAILY SUN, do certify that the average daily
circulation of the DAILY SUN for the month of March was
seventeen hundred and fifty-seven papers, and that we are
and distributing over eighteen hundred dai ly.
Fkank M. Fisiikk, Manager.
S. A. II11.L, Circulation Manager.
K. T. Wktiikkington, Pressman.
Subscribed and sworn to before me this April Sth, 1897.
W..F. Paxton, Notary Public.
the Knox house, aud were doubtless
killed. In addition twelve arc known
to be injured.
During the progress of tho (Ire, an
engine was sent over by special train
from Chattanooga to assist in fighting
tho llamcs. "
A nice wash bowl and pitcher at
38u for the pairIt tho Rollins Glass
& CJueenswarOyCompany Monday,
April 12. 1 L-L
Rev. J. T. Kcenan, who has had
chargo of tho Mcchauicsburg M. E.
church, has been transferred to the
Missouri conference, and his place
will be supplied for thc remainder of
tlio year by Rev. J. II. Collins, who
is now conducting a tent meeting iu
D13ATII OF MRS. WICKS
Ilcr Husband Deserted Her Several
Mrs. Ida Wicks, whose
store, Murphy's hat store, Briscoe's 0us condition was mention In yester
wliolcsalo notions Woodruff's hard- dav's Sun. died at 7:30 o'clock last
ware, kelson & Hayes shoe store,
McNulty's grocery store, Ross A
Co.'s grocery store, and ten other
evening at her homo on v est UiarK
street of pneumonia.
The deceased was about 40 years
of nge, and a uicco of Ev
ans, of Lyon county.
Her husband took her to Califor
Daily Average for March
We print and send out to BONA FIDE
Over 1800 Papers
nia several years ago, It is said, and
there while occupying a high position
In some lodge, absconded with a
large sum of money and deserted
her. She has since been supplied
with the necessaries of life largely
Huttcrdish, sugar bowl or cream
pitcher at 5c each at the Robins
Glass ,and Queenswarc Company on
Monday, April 12. , 7al.
KINO anOHOE OF GKHKCn.
THE rtULUIt OP THE PLUCKY LITTLE NATION THAT IB OFFEIUNQ
FIANCE TO THE POWERS OF EUROPE.
Our Advertisers Are Reliable,
I'alronlno thorn ami show your np Official Newspaper
prccintlon of lliolr enterprise Paducah Daily Sun. of the City.
-Still Continues at
PADUCAH, KENTUCKY, THUHSDAY, APitIL 0. 18!)7.
By Lightning 'fit Edilyvillc Lust
NO ONE WAS INJURED-
Notes of Interest to Illinois Control
Emplo) e.s Contemplated
MINOR CHMuTS OF INTER ST.
Lightning struck the Illinois Central
depot at Eddyville la'st night, and
in addition to tearing some of the
buildings away,tcmporarily deranged
tho wires. Tho operator, however,
Th's is the second time within the
past two or three months the depot at
Eddyville has been struck, but fur-
tuuatcly neither time did any great
Tho Illinois Central railroad, not
content with spending
000 in tho purchase of thu Chesapeake,
Ohio & Southwestern railroad
iu Kentucky, is soon to acquire con
trol of the "Short Houtc property"
at Louisville. Tho Illinois Central
already owns a'l of tho securities, and
all that remains is to lake the road
out of tho hands of St. John iioyle,
receiver, and operate it. The Illinois
Central has already begun preparations
for building large and commodious
freight depots at Twelfth and
at Floyd streets, and it is said will
greatly cnUrge the Seventh street
In this connection it is said that
thu Illinois Central will handle thc
freight business of thc St. Louis Air-tine,
and tb'nt the will eventually
run its passenger t.ains into
tho depot at Seventh and the river.
Conductors G W. Staekcrt, Fred
Hums aud Al Woods, of the St.
Louis division, have siguillcd their
Intention of going on the conductor's
excursion to California on May C.
The train leaves St. Ivouis on that
liusiness iu baggage departments
is unusually dull at tho Union Depot
at present, llaggagcmaster Flowers,
however, expects a revival iu a short
time. The dry goods men arc com
ing out rapidly, which will add au
impetus, and now that thc Dingley
bill is nearlug passage, thc clothing
men will soon know what to do and
come out full force.
MfViil Rogers, one of the popu
lar young employes of thc Illinois
Central who has been assisting at thu
dispatcher's olllco here at various
times recently, left today for Ripley,
Tcnn., to accept thc position of as
sistant agent for thc Illinois Central.
Mr. R. C. Watkins went to Memphis
yesterday on business.
Fpccial Agent Huntley left this
mornint: for Louisville on business.
Conductor Will llakcr has accepted
the preferred night run vacated by
Conductor Craft who took the run
abandoned yesterday by Conductor
Cameron. Thc latter took a train
between Newborn and Memphis.
Passenger No. 201, from Louisville,
due at 12:10 this afternoon,
was delayed nearly two hours by au
accident beyond Eddyville. An extra
had one car derailed near a trestle,
aud it required some time to remove
the obstruction that the
(KepoiteJ Dally by l.acyGralu Company.)
Chicago, 111., April 8. May
wheat opened at highct
May com opened at and
closed at b.
in. ..nia ,,,,,1,, 0,1 oi in" 1 : 3.. 1
If you believe you will need more coal during the month of March you
had better order it now. The watersarexrapidly rising and may cut off our
coal supplies, We have a big stpeK on hVnd now-and would be
iia ve your oraers at oncevy,enave oniy alITllea supply oi cuppings iui
kindling; so you had better order quick if you need themi
BARRY & HENNEBER6ER, Telephone 70.
UltVQ l''VI.V v i; vo
Ma' pork opened at
closed at 88.10-12.
May lard opened at 81.07
and closed at $1.07-10 h.
May ribs opened at $ t. 37-1. 12 and
closed at 81.47 b.
N. W. receipts, 2G1 cars.
Clerenecs, 230,000 bushels.
. TTZ . S
New line of hall lamps jiur received
at the' RuhiusQfas? Mid
Queens ware'Coinpauy.X' 7a I .
Will Be Taken
Tlio George V. rarkcr Brought
Hack by Capt llolllngswortb.
Thc II. S. MjComb will tonight
or tomorrow leave Paducah for Capo
Girardeau, Mo , to enter the trade,
after bcimi la'd up in the hrrbor for
the wi. ter.
Thc George W. Parker was taken
tiCa3 Girardeau several days ago,
but proved to be uusuilcd to the
purposes for which she was wrnUd,
M'COMB TO LEAVE.
and Capt. Ilollingsworth brought her
Tho McComb has been at Paducah
for eight years or moro, and until a
few months ago was used to transfer
trains to Brooklyn and back. Tho
Parker will likely rcn
:maiu hero for
usually sells the first pair ; it the shoes wear, and are
fortable, the customer returns when in need of more.
nvery snoe we sen is siynsu, every snop wears, every supers eonnorirmie
These three attributes Invite, Obtain antJ Incrcasenruusiness.
Have you ever sampled our Shoes ? If lioTTTviiy not?
Geo Rock & Son
TEN CENTS A WEEK.
National and New Iceberg Refrigerators
Are superior to an others in Coiislruction, Economy and DuTaJjillly.
Geo. O. Hart & Son Hardware &, Stove Co.
INCORPORATED. ,09.117 N Thjrd Strcct
Edison's 'Cimcmatoscope" in
conjunction (ifith the
' will Open at Morton's opera
! house lonigjit and' exhibit every night
.during thc week, with ladies' ami
children's matinee at 2:30 n. m.
. I The Cinematoscopo is the latest
Whilom MnnnKcr of Ln Relic Park 'Picture produeIngnahino before tho
' WC all tlio latest views,
W. J. Curlcton, In Fast Mail. Panting
life size, and in motion. '. Iho Mega-
W. J. Carleton, tho erstwhile man- phonograph renders 11 j) to date and
agcr of La Dellc park, who left the popular airs.
city rather suddenly last summer, ' Admission 10, 20 and 30 cculs.
after being discharged, appeared iu Seats on sale at VauCuliu s.
"Fast Mail" at Morton's opera house
laU night as tho telegraph operator. 1 $, Starks has always, on hand, the
Carleton joined tho company soon very lincst Swiss, UricU'aud Importo I
after the season opened, nnd has been Cheese to ;oe served with' a co'.d,
Willi it ever since. rrcsn glass or uecr. aj
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