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VOLUME 1112 PADUUAII, KENTUCKY, MONDAY, AL'KIIj 12. 18U7. TEN CENTS A WEEK.
THE OLD STORY.
Dr. Hunter Thinks He Will lis
MJRE TOLL GATE RAIDERS.
Tao Mississippi atill Causing
A SUMMARY OFI FOREIGN NEWS.
Frankfort, April 12. Whoii the
members catnu Into thu house
excitement prcvnllel. The
galleries were well filled, the proba.
bility of new developments linnuinu
.out a large crowd. The thirt v.tinni
Iwllot nave Hunter voles.
.No other votes being east, thero was
r.ot a quorum mesciil. Dr. Hunter i
Mgcinluu mat all pairs will be in 'onlghl
and that ho will Imj elected tomorrow.
Tlio Grand Jury Looking Into the
Frankfort. Aitril 12 Hon. K. T.
Frank and ex-Congressman John II.
Wilson were before iho Fr.inL.1in
county grand jury giving testimony
regarding Iho bribery charges. Ir.
Hunter will lj0 required to testify
this afterne,u. What the result of
these wl'.'i be no one can guess.
Frankfort, April 12. At 2:10
this afternoon no Indictments had
been relumed by the grand Jury.
Will l.lefu .State at ludlnniiptih
Iteforn lUhigTnhcii to
Washington, April 12. Tlio remains
of ex-Senator Voorhees will be
escorted from this el'y to his native
ulale of Indians, llctore being taken
to the Tcrrc Haute homo thu bod)
will lie in state in the
capltol building ut ItidIanaolis
at the suggestion "of (!ov
JdounL Funeral sen ices will be held
here about noon today in .St. John's
Kplscopal church, after which the
remains will bo removed to Penns)l-
vanla railroad station, and,
iy2c panted by th , family and Hruatur
leave on thu Cim.icakiL
suid Uliio express at 2.. '10 o'clock.
The honorary seleoted
arc: Senators Morrill, Ttirpie, J. K
Jones, Wilson and Cullom, ex-Senator
Hutler, Judge Lawrence Weldon
and Hon. Hichard J. Hriglil.
MONK TOLL G.VI lS.
lfaldcil,laliiKrHa; Willi nliv
Hichmond, Ky., April 12
the fact thai the grand jury h
now in session raiders last night de
stroy ill and burned four more toll
gates, scernl farm gates and considerable
property licloiigiug to directors
of tliu pike companies in this
county. Mrs. Wyatt, a gate-Keeper,
was peremptorily ordered to leave the
county. A not lie r kcccr, who had
been threatened witli hanging, moed
bis family to Indiana and escaped.
Kxclteincnl over the county is interne
and efforts arc being made to organize
a company of regulators.
Keepers mid Directors Leaving
(lie ( ounty.
Carlisle, Ky., April 12. The last
toll gate in Lewis county was de-
Hlroyed last night Tlie last gate in
.Nicholas county also met the same
ate. A number of people in the
western part of this county, who are
interested in tlio gates, haw. left.
Ilarrodsburg, Ky., April 12.
Three farmers of this county, becoming
alarmed at the threats of the
raides, have moved to Indiana.
nir kndnot insight.
Mlsslsslpphns FiiihtliiK Hack tho
Waters Vltli Enpriry Horn
Yicksburg, Ms9., April 12. It
would be rash ir any ono to attempt
setting a H" to tho Hood now
piling up at Vicksbi.j for the waters
arc conllned by the apparently
walls of the Louisiana
levees, and tlio ris is certainly 'accelerating.
gauge rafd 50.. f,ct Honut.,
' This cvcflBg it h ,;. I'lio
levees Hro iiii eiipcib condition.
I Engine Tlwmpson,
who inspcctetl lha Lake
Providence down yltcrday and to-'
day, ns well ns lotion below tho
city, says Mint i" M two places is
the lino lower tlmnWo feel above
the river ; Hint botbf these have
I Isrge forces at worHon them, and
that plenty of dry mvrial is
siblo at all points along the line, except
ii half-mile, where the levee is
very strong, place a thoroughly
iorec behind aueli linos of
and it will ho seen tint, burring
accidents, thev must hold It In-
today there was soino
fljon ut IJIggs' Levee, just below
'ichsuurg, caused ly sloughing.-Two
hundred and eighty men weie
concentrated on it, and tlio lino is
now secure. North of this city there
has been a petiul of relaxation, but
the river is again rising and
ItluliunlMJu'tf and Thompson's
warnings have sent everybody to tho
front again. Tlio lino will be held if
brains, money and cndiirauee can effect
mi) thing, hut il would be folly
to say there is not cause for nnxlety,
for the Hood will be of Ion-! duration
and records are broken every day.
Tho Fifth Louisiana distriit will have
haul lighting along its entire length
this wee'r, and thine regions mill
exempt fiom the worst of the Hood
may prepare for such u struggle as
they hao neve' known or ever imagined.
Engineers Itiohanlsou and
Thompson arrhed hero this after-noon
from Lake rrmidence, ami
having Inspected the lino from that
place il'iwii, are well satisfied with
thu strength. They visited the' lied-ford-Higgs
levee, accompanied by
President .Maxwell, Assistant United
Stalls Engineer Ilrowu and Capt.
Uarke, the roprcseiilatho of the War
Department, who leave for Natchez
tomorrow. Capt Martiu, tho other
relief envoy, left for Greenville today.
The weather hs magullleicnt
and Louisiana's forces full of courage
and well disciplined, two encouraging
I.lTTI.i: SHOUT OK WAH.
Sa, Could Hardly
I to Worm).
London, Apiil 12. Thu Daily
Chronicle's special correspondent at
Atheii". will say today.
"As a result of interviews whlub 1
had today (Sunday) wlih King
(Jeorge, M. Dolyannis and M.
Skouzes, it seems to mo the situation
could not he much worse, short of
actual war. Tho last words of the
Premier to me tonight were: "1
hae hut liltlu, hope."
'lhe Servian government bns
stimmutied all the oltlccrs of Iho re
serve, tho militia and the national
guard. The Servian insurgents are
now on the .Macedonian frontier, and
lhe Servian government is sending
ammunition uiere continuously
. :ix '
liCiitnuis in lh;Subu
Havana, April 12. A bharp guer
rllla light occurred near (nines, in
this province, yesterday morning with
160 men on each ride, C apt. Manuel
Delgado, of Col. Ilornandc'.'s forces,
leading the Cubans, Aftertwohours
Uie Cubans drove the Spanish back
to, (J nines, galloping after them until
almost within half a gunshot of the
Spanish forces there. The Spaniards
retreated into their fortifications. The
Coh.ins looted several stores on the
outskirts and cnmiicd there uearlv
half a da in plain sight Of the Span-Mr
I'ho tiovernuieiit Steamer
iiiavv Sinks I'.elow Grand
I'o r Us.
(irand Forks, N. I)., April 12
The goverumeul steamer Ogemaw,
which started down tho river last
night on n relief expedition, lies right
side up, sunk in about twelve feet of
water, about seventeen miles below
here. The f 5 rand Forks members of
the relief relumed late today
with the story of the disaster. The
boat last Iiiglit was unable to get
more than eight miles down tho river,
rtlien I r side was ripped
open by the rabidly moving ice. She
was run into shallow water, where
she quickly grounded. The crew
with Col. Jones icinained to look
after tho craft. The Grand Forks
people by rowing home miles in an
open boat, wading several others niul
using a handcar for tlio rest of the
distance, llnally arrived in Grand
Many of the farmers who were
sccnaro living in tlio second stories
of their houses, but with one
had plenty of food and fuel.
Most of the destitution and distress
occurred at a point some miles
tho farthest puint reached by
tiikui; .mi;t himtii.
Passenger Trains Collide On the
rlsliiirg, N. C.
Charlotte, N. C, April 12
Northbound Florida special on Iho
Southern railway, No. ;IG, and local
"south-bound passenger, train No. 11,
collided nl 11:15 -o'clock yesterday
morning at lliirrisburg, a small town
about thirteen miles north of this
cit-, killing three persons and
11 ck beer on tap tUDctzol's. 10al)
THE GRAND JURY
Is Stirring Up Some Old
HO INDICTMENTS YET, HOWEVER.
Itobert McOill Indicted Today for
ruiieu on Trial.
NO CONVICOS TODAY.
Tlio grand jury Is investigating n
number id eases, according to reports,
which will create great excitement in
ease indictments are returned. These
are principally cases of adulter)',
gambling cases, and tho uuesrtliing
of unpleasant facts that have been
buried for years.
Today three indictments were returned.
One is against liobcrt Me-
Gill, the Kagland farmer, charged
witli killing Ids wife. He is indicted
for wilful murder.
Nurllcel Finley, who cut a farm
hand on McCulchen's placo u few-weeks
ago, was indicted for a breach
of the peace.
Winn Scolt was indicted for petty
In the circuit court tho case against
John Lawrence, a former butcher,
charged witli stealing a cow from V.
A. McCnmmoo, was taken up this
morning and will probably be lluishcd
Joseph Win tli and W. II.
were excused from the peltit jury
today, and Thus. Meyers and James
At Work on the New llasclmll
Placers Kiett'd 'lliursdav No
Thirty men were today put to work
on the new baseball park, and it will
be oompluled iu eight days. If thu
prejcntforc,c of laborers is
wHrhC (tressed info
to"vomplstc it at
The players are nil due Thursday
next, mid then baseball enthusiasm
will wax warm.
The directors of tho association
think that some of tho ministers did
them an injustice iu their sermons of
yeslerda) by slating that whiskey
and lieer would be sold on or near
"This is unlriio," said one.
''There will be no intoxicating liipior
Mild on the grounds, nothing but
lemonade and other harmless drinks
The privileges bate not yet been
Will of the litite L. W. Emery
i.itii. Hut Routine Itu-Transacted inc.-
County court convened iu regular
session today aud several settlements
with guardians and administrators
Tlio will of the htoMr. L. W.
F.tuory, whkh contains only a few
words, was tiled for probation. He
leaves all his property to his wife.
11. II. Dunvllle's will, leaving his
estato to his wife, Mrs. M. J.
Dunville, was probated this
An inventory of lhe estate of
Hobt. Hughes, deceased, was filed.
FROM CALABOOSE TO ALTAR
John Either Celebrates it Resto
ration to Freedom.
Kuuaway Near the City Oilier
Local News in Uriel".
John Daker, alias Xclncr, colored,
was released fiom tlio county Jail
tins morning, after serving oneyenr
for petty larceny.
linker proceeded to celebrate by
getting to Mtiiidy Watkins.
Ho explained the depleted condition
of Ids financial reserve to Deputy
County Clerk Sincdloy, who consented
to issue the license without money
and without price. Counly Judge
Tully then agreed to perform thu
ceremony grails, which he did.
Kakcr was indicted over a year
ago on a charge of robbing another
colored man of n pistol. lie wns al
lowed to plead guilty to petty larceny,
however, and received ono year.
Mr. Fred Gallman today purchased
of Mr. F. M. Fisher, a lot atTwclfth
and iiurnctl streets, upon which he
will erect a two-story brick grocery
nud a handsomo dwelling house. The
consideration was ?500.
Yesterday was ono of tho quietest
Sundays ever experienced here, ac
cording to the police. A large
crowd went out of the city for Sunday,
and few wcro on the streets.
The saloons were all closed, and
drinks were at a premium. The city
will iu all likelihood be unusually
quiet until the grand jury adjourns.
This morning Undertaker M.
Nance's horse becamo frightened
while standing out near tho
villc road loll gale, and ran away.
His undertaker outfit wai dashed into
a gate nearby and somewhat dam
aged, while tho gate fared far worse.
There is no little compltdnt against
the conduct of somo of the young
men and girls who attend the tent revival
service) at Fourth and Ohio
every night. It appears that public
reprimands have no effect, but n few-warrants
for public worship
would have a great deal.
City Clerk Arthur Cole today received
n copy of tho New York Tribune
containing nn elaborate account
of tho opening for the season of liar
num fie ISailoy's mammoth circus,
which will be in Paducah on May
25th. The circus is larger than
usual this year.
Hlaneli Miller, colored, was arrested
Siturday evening by Ofllcer Jeff
Harnhart on an old warrant sworn
out before Judge Winchester last
August, charging him with obtaining
money by false pretenses. Ho is
charged with taking a waUli to Na
gel's to be repaired and selling a
watch loaned bim to wear until the
one he left was tltilshcd.
DIED OF PNEUMONIA.
"Uooch" McConnell Dies Une.v
At Ills Home on the IllnWIevllle
Itoud, Near the City.
Mr. Itobert McConnell, belter
known as "Gooch." died tins .morning
of pneumonia at his residence
near the Allen farm on the
road, nflcr an illness of nine
The deceased was a well known
tinner, about 50 years old, and had
never been married. lie leaves
numerous brothers nud sisters, one
of who, Mr. Alex McConnell, tlio
artist, arrived last night. The deceased
was a brother-in-law of Mr.
Joseph Pctter, the jeweler, and n
brother of Mrs. Alex McCiiuc. He
was industrious, and well liked by
all who knew him.
The funeral arrangements have not
yet been completed, but tlio services
will bo held tomorrow some lime.
Meets at the City Hall This
Will Kcport Favorably Toward
Hctainlug Sink-Wells Investigating
Tlio Hoard of Health is iu session
at the city hall this afternoon for the
purpose of hearing the report of the
committee on sink wells.
Tho committee, it is understood,
will report favorably on retaining
them, which action was not unexpected.
The investigating committee appointed
by the city council last Monday
to inquire into some complaints
iu regard to overseer of tlio chain-gang,
Mr John Francis, nnd some
alleged negligence of duty, will meet
tonight at the city hall to investigate
Victim Is Now- in a Had Condi-
City Physician Harry Williamson
was called out beyond Huntington
Kow this morning to attend a darkey
named Jnj. Nelson, who was scalded
about two weeks ago on tho Jennie
Gilchrist. He is in a bad condition.
Death of a Child.
Mr. nnd Mrs. Chas. Curtis yesterday
buried n girl baby, their first
Don't Deny Your Hoy
An Kastcr suit when we are offering
such values as our 82.50 line of boys
all wool knee pants suits. Wo have
250 suits to select from and not one
wortli less than $11.50. New styles.
II. Wkii.i.k & Son.
Society UTtfiuiizcd Vest onlay
BOARO OF TRUS1EES ELECTED,
Nino Adopted by (lie
SAHiTH B1EJKINS OiNOUir'O,
A Sod.il Purity chili was
ized yesterday afternoon nt the I Y. M.
C. Iieadqtiarters. Tlier
Aj- !iw4iiiiiiui iu, iiium wu3 a
largo" attendance of representative
gcntlcmcL present, aud much enthusiasm
were adopted, as drawn by
the committee appointed for that pur
pose, Willi h was composed of Kevs
U. It. Heed and W. II. Kirkpatriek,
and Prufc K. A. Fox. These detail
the purpo'es of the meeting to bo the
organization of chapters throughout
It shall be the endeavor to promote
purity of mind, life and diameter, to
suppress indecent language and protect
everybody from corruption of
A lioard of trustees was elected as
follows: 'Itev. It. K. Heed, Messrs.
Joe Handnli, George Laugstuff, Jr.,
Lloyd T. Wilson.C. It. Hatlield.J. K.
Hondurant, Secretary Workman, of
tho Y. Mi C. A., J. W. Itaker and
Dr. S. II. Caldwell.
Hector Heed, who is one of tlio
prime movers in the effort, stated to
a Sun reporter this morning that he
had intended to organize such a so-society
when he first came to Padu
cah, but found little responsiveness
iu the people.
"Hut now' I find a great ehango,"
he continued, "and those who were
present ycslprdiy were representative
men. I tlnak an aggressive polic)
will be outlined aiid'followcd out but
not nn offecivcly aggressive one.
From evity pulpit in the city, with
nut one or two exceptions, there was
igorotu reinonstranco against Sabbath
desecration yesterday forenoon.
These seriuois were delivered at the
request of tl h W. C. T. U., and
while aimed ii- no particular thing,
apparently, 'ltero was yet perceptible
nn autagonKu to Sunday baseball
Ilev. Pctim' in his sermon nt the
First lbiptist church; said that
it was not essentially the
fault of the officers of the law that
there was so much lawlessness, but
that the people were to blame. The
people, ho said, could break up
every vestige of Sabbilh breaking by
simply watching around, nnd if necessary
becoming a witness against
lawlessness. Ho said that ho, for
one, wns willing to participate iu this
kind of good work, and to swear out
warrants and see that the laws are
enforced. Hut there must be others,
also, In it, ho said. Similar remarks
were made from other pulpits.
(Ueiorted UMy by LacyOralu Company.)
Chicago, III April 12. May
wheat opened at C8 highest
08'h, closed at G77.
May corn opened at 23 'a aud
closed at 2 1 .
May oats opened at ll aud
closed at 10?..
May pork openod at $8. 12 and
closed at S3. 55.
May lard opened at $1.22
and closed at $1.27 s.
May ribs opened at $1.70 nud
closed at $1.72.
WAR WITH ENGLAND
Declare J lueUtublu by Leading
Ollicinl of (be TiansN.ial.
London, April 12. A dispatch
to the "Daily Mail" from Capo
Town says the "lletdagebhid," the
Dutch paper, declares that leading
ollleials of the Transvaal speak openly
of war witli Kugland as inevitable
and aver that it will bo carried right
up to Table Hay.
Faster nt tho Famous
Will be celebrated by the largo number
of suits sold. We have tlio largest
varioty of any house in Paducah.
Would call specinl attention to our
$7.50 line of all wool suits which are
11. Wkii.i.k & Sov.
An Absolutely PURE
No dirt nor chuff, at
Try ;i package, it is the HKST,
If you believe you will need more coal during the month of March you
had better order it now The waters are rapidly rising and may cut off our
coal supplies We have a big stock on hand now and would be pleased to
have your orders at once. We have only a limited supply of clippings for
kindling, so you had better order quick if you need them.
National and New Iceberg Refrigerators
Are superior to an others in Conslruclion, Economy M Durability.
Geo. O. Hart & Son Hardware & Stove Co.
usually sells the first pair ; if the shoes wear, and are comfortable,
the customer returns when in need of more.
Kvcry shoe we sell is stylish, every shoe wears, every shoe is comfortable
These three attributes Invite, Obtain and Increase our business.
Have you ever sampled our Shoes? If not, why not?
ILLINOIS CENTRAL NOTES.
A Hijr liot. of Pnsfeeiifrcrs for it
V.ry Utile of Interest in Railroad
The largest crowd for the distance
ever carried on this division of the
Illiiois Central, according to some of
the older c. inductors, was yesterday
carried from Heaver D.un to Render,
only two miles.
There weie about 2.10 people, who
went oxer to attend a funeral at Render.
Conductor .Miller was iu charge,
and it required great hustling to get
all the tickets.
The Hrooklyn switch engine, No.
155, was brought over on the transfer
boat this luoruing and placed iu
tho shops fur repairs.
Agent A. R. Meyers, of Princeton,
left on the 8 o'clock train this
James Walters, one of the Illinois
Central special policemen, sprained
his ankle iu tlio yards yesterday and
wns admitted to the hospital.
Lots of Style for a Little Money.
Call and see our black and coffee kid lace oxfords in all the new
heel and spring heel. They are the correct thing
for spring and summer. Call and see them before
they are picked over.
SHOES BOUGHT OP US
Geo. Rock &
The Uniou Depat presented a very
unusual appearance at noon today.
There were more passengers than had
been ecu iir irlang,ltnie, yprn ol
drummers ah no leaving for various
Mrs Holland's Story.
Mrs. K. E. Holland, whose separation
from her husbaud was detailed
lu Friday's paper, called at the Sen
olllce Saturday and told her side of
the story, which iudieatcs that Holland,
iu his statement at police headquarters,
gave a garbled account of
the trouble. Mrs. Holland stated
substantially Hiat the separation did
not result from the attention of any
railroad man ; that it occurred because
her husband failed to provide
for her. That in reference to the
card game, her mother was not playing,
she snid, and she herself was not
even in tho same room with Now-house.
That her husband grabbed a
pistol, lushed in and ordered
to leave without previously
saying n word to him for two months, i
Mrs. Holland said that her husband I
had not worked for two months, and
that when they separatul there was
no fuel in tho house and nothing to
cat except somo provisions received
last week from the city.
If you want to drink the finest i
beer in the city try DeUcl's Hock.
up-to-date toes. Price $1.50 and $2, worth $3 in
Call and see our two button oxfords for Ladies,
Misses and Children in ox blood and choco
late in all the new toes,
109-117 N. Third Street.
tftrnne rending n kMrh ami mw
quIcVIr McrrUUn, free, whether an Inveulion Id
prohAtlf patentable. Cnmtnuniratlnnii atrtrllf
rontklfntlal. (nlet aaeiicrfortfcurinfr patent
In Awrtra. We hare a Vahlni(ta otnee.
Patenu taken through Jlunn & Cu. lecelra
(rectal notice In the
hMutlfullr lllu.trateil, larcext elmilatlon of
IIJO.lz month. Specimen copies and HAND
louJt us l'ATKVTH rent free. Addreta
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tPfui ..an (Mnfe
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Capt Alfriond Dead.
Louisville, April 12 Capt. Al-friend,
city passenger agent of the
Louisville nnd Nnhvillo railroad
company died this morning. Tho
captain was oue of the oldest
of the company.
Washington, April 12. Senate
adjourned this morning as a mink of
respect to the memory of tSeuutor
President nud Mrs. McKinley have
returned from their outing.
PER BU. 10C
BARRY & HENNEBERGER, Telephone 70. PER TON $8.25