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THE LOCAL WORLD.
Nothing Sensational Marks the Advent
of Another Week.-Notes of
The School Hoard
and Constabulary Matters
of Minor Import.
S0II00I. IKMIIM I'ltKMDKNCT.
Thcro promises to be an interesting
contest in the board of education
over tho presidency when tho lime
for electing n successor to Dr. James
Li up; arrives.
This election is to be held net
month, and the friends of Trustee C.
SI. Leake, immediately after it be
Dr. J. T. Itcddick, however, hni
imauy friends In the board nho desire
to ecu him president, and it now
seems probable that either Mr. Lcako
or Dr. Itcddick will be the next president.
Mr. I .calm has been in the
board stneo tho death of tho late
itiem iiaiiarcl a couple of years aco
4iud Dr. Itcddick has served one term
ns a member a couple of years ago.
Ileuco each gentleman has expert
ence, and each has followers both In
the board uud out.
TIIK COU.NC IL CAL' Ci.
Tho caucus of the Democratic
council-elect will bu held next
Wednesday, probably In tho couucil
chamber. It Mill likely bo private.
All applications must be in Wednesday
In the appointment of police
considcrablo interest U being
taken, and the caucus will have
to do with this, as tho appoint-intents
nro made by the mayor. Tho
litter is to have u good police foice,
too, lie Is going to liuvo the bust
men procurable, and in selecting
them will adriso nlth those competent
to pass on n man's qualifications,
which ho Hated himself, in reply too,
question addressed by a reporter
OMK OK OITIl RVILH.
Some idea of the cost to taxpayers
of misdemeanor cases against disreputable
people may be drawn from
tho experience of Ida Hldcr, colored,
who was released from Jail yesterday.
Several months ago she had George
WniL'ti itfklfirn.1 win, wnA rppnnlK
Tho twico postponed unveiling
ceremonial of mouuiiionls erected at
Dak Grove over deceased members of
tho Woodmen of tho World, took
place yesterday afternoon at the
cemetery, and were witnessed ly a
largo crowd. Tho ceremonies were
very Impressive and tho program
rendered was in keeping with tho
rites observed. Monumetils were
unveiled at tho graves of Messis.
Arthur I'cll and lieu Argust iu tho
yUAIL lllN'TUllS 01 r.
Tho Keutucky game law expired
today, and quail hunters almost without
number left tho city Jwlth their
guns and dogs for tho neighboring
thickets in quest of Hob Whitc,mony
to return well laden with spoils at
L'aducah hunters aro always fi r
tunatc, however, as they can hunt
birds iu both Tennessee and Illinois
long before tho Kentucky law is out,
the laws in tho two states mentioned
abovo cxplilng before ours.
Tho statu convention of tin
eclectic medical association convenes
her" tomonow and a largi
number of prominent doctor
from nil over tho State on
expected. Tho meeting will bo held
tn Klks Hall, Opera 1Ious6 block,
and tho program, already published
in full is a most attractive one. It
" tho evening an entertainment will b
glvoirr consisting of reading by l'rof
Lloyd, of Cincinnati, and inudon.
TAKEN TO I10l'KINSVILI.r
Jnno Jones, who one week ago today
was standing guard over hei
dead daughter, wasyesterdaj carried
to Hopkinsvillo by Constablo l'atton
and lodged in tho Asylum. She
would not permit the burial of the
woman until undertaker Nauco carried
a oolico olllcer with him.
lives took charge of her after sho was
adjudged insane, but she was tot
for them, and tlroy gave her
AhltKSTKD ON A CAI'US.
Ssrdy Moss, tho well known Mc-
chanicsburg engineer, was arrcstcl
this morning by Constable l'alton on
a capias from Justice HarocttU court,
ana fine of some standing for 111
for disorderly conduct. The prison-
came knowii that Dr. Lang would re- j
er jjCDir unaKin i0
tiro by virtue of his having been elect-,
Uic ,,, waJ co
Hl mayor, tipped him ns a probtiblo,
execute bond for
commiltcd to Jail.
Mior.T is i;u:cTio.v rktl'Uns.
A Courier-Journal special from
Frankfort announces among counties,
that Livingston county lias not for
warded tho result of the votu on the
constitutional amendment, although
tho remainder of tho vote from that
county Is In. Tho returns of the vote
In tho circuit Judgo and commonwealth's
attorney's races from Lyon
and Marshall couulics were not sent
n with tho remainder of the vote
ing of value was secured.
A TKLl.t.IUl'll INNOVATION.
The lirst female telegraph operator
who ever held a pontlou In raducah
U Miss Neltio Craynor, ayoungltluc
Grass belle, who has accepted a desk
at the Illinois Central ditpatchcr's
olllce, nnd begins work tomorrow.
"of tho t haloed lightning, "ami
comes from Lexington, Ivy. Although
there are many lady operators
In other places, sho Is tho first
ono to becomo a member of the !'
ducah corpj of telegraphers.
A STIIAN'DKI) IIAKlii:.
Cap. Hart K. Linehan, of tho
Transfer Compauy, Dubuque,
la., and Mr. J. M. Uarklcy. of
ahot while attempting to escapo f rom J a,c'1"' Miss
Constable ration, arrested for rape. ev!, l,rlc.ansi
Tho caso retolvcd itself into ouu of
simple immorality wlicn an
was made, and they were both
indicted for it. Weakley served his
lino and released, but the woman
eluded the oillccrs until last September.
She was committed to jail just
before court convened the lirst part
September, and as the case did not
go to trial becauso it was not reached
before adjournment, sho remained in
juil. A short timo since sho wjh
tried before County Judgo Tally and.
lined. Tho result is, tier little caso
of immorality 1ms cost tho taxpayers
about 1 10, und it was nil wasted,
conllncmcnt in jail has no effect
on suoli characters or on tho
moral atmosphere of the community.
Iltltl. I.Alt' IK I1KOOKI.TN.
Tho police hero arc in receipt of a
description of goods stolen at
liurglars entered Warren's board
ing house and stole two watches belonging
to a man named Ashcr. Lee
Husby's residence and that of Henry
Meyers were also entered, but noth
, Superintendent of the
road, arrived in tho city yesterday
and went up tho Ohio lo look after
the big transfer barge built at Leavenworth,
Ind , which has been stranded
at Cascyvillc for the past live
weeks. The bargo was enroute to
Xatchcr., and as the river is rising,
hopes nro entertained of getting her
M.W OFPICL'US 9WOUX
L. S. Commissioner J. It. l'urycar
today swore iu Mr. alter Mercer,
tho new llrcmati at the government
building, and II. li. Davis, colored,
tho new janitor. Tho appointment
of a night watchman has not been
made, but Mr. Frank Dunn will get
TI1K ASHLAND CITV I.IUVKS
The Ashland City today left for
Yazoo City in charge of Pilot Chas.
Nichols. Shu was purchased from
President Hobt. Hornbrcok, of the
Tcniicsseo Itlvcr Co. for $5,000 by
W. D. 1'ugh, of tho Yazoo City
Transportation Co., to bs run between
Yazoo City and Natchez.
Capt. Douglas Jones, formerly Captain
on the boat, has bought tho 1'.
D. Staggs, now at Danville, it is reported,
nnd will run her in tho same
trade. Pilot Will Smith will likely go
on the Joseph Henry, now at Cairo,
which runs between Cairo and New
a iiotkl union.
It is reported that Mr. C. K.
former proprietor of tho Now
City Steam Laundry, will shortly assume
tho management of the Hotel
COI NTIL MKKTINfi TONK1IIT.
Tho city council meets tonight in
regular session tho last meeting of
that body and tho session will no
doubt bo a long ono, as the business
of tho council will bo concluded and
preparations made forswearinc in the
now council tho first Monday Iu next
A MXOND STIIKKT IIOIV.
1). J. Levy, tho Second street merchant,
today sworo out a warrant
against David Cook, charging tho latter
with calling him "a d d thief,"
aud Cook sworo out a warrant against
Lovy, charging him with calllug him
a d d bum." , The caso will be
in Judgo Sander's court tomorrow.-
LAU.SDUV CHANUKS HANDS.
Mr. E. C. Clark, of Fairfield,
Ky.t today became proprietor of the
Now City Steam Laundry, established
hero about four years ago by Mr.
O. E. Gridley. Mr. Clark ornved
yesterday and took Immediate charge,
llr. Gridley will occupy his
on North Sixtlt street, formerly
tho Van De Malffproperty.and
Lwill remain In Paducah,
of K KOIt COSFKHKNUR.
Itcvra. II. 15. JoIidbod, Barton and
Word left today for Trenton, Tcnn.,
to attend tho annual Mcmr.lds con-
ference of the M. E. Church. Their
years were up yesterday, and all
have done an excellent work. It is
thought tticy will bo returned to
TWKLVK 1KMITATI0SS IlKltK
The Twelve Temptations Company
hrtircd at hoon from Kvansvlllo In
IlWo special coaches over tho Illinois
Central. There are about 5o people
In tho troupe, and tho entertainment
Is better and newer than usual.
orr ron tkvas.
Iter. J. Ileso, wife and three children
and two young mcU nil from
Marshall county, left at noon today
for Texas, Merc they will ecttlo bu
ft tract of land, and becomo permanent
residents of the Lone Star State.
They were accompanied to tho
Union depot bv quite n crowd of
friends and relatives, and tears were
shed by both tho preacher dad ids
crowd, and those who had gone to
sco him off.
Tin: sewkuaug woiik.
Tho sewerage excavations arc ad
vincing but no pipe is at present being
laid. Some difllculty is being
encountered in kecpimr the sine
water out of tho tunnels while the
pipes nro being put in.
DID HIM AN IHJUSTR'K.
Mr. W. E. McFarland, of 1225
Monroe street, slates that tho It eg isle;1
did him an injustice yesterday in
staling that he was drinking and
after a colored woman when assaulted
by a colored man. lie claims he was
attacked by three men, and that lie
Is a law abiding and respected citizen,
and tho misrepresentations in
the paper were without justification.
WIN.xTOS'S LAST WKKK,
".Devil" Winston entered on his
last week of earthly existence yesterday
with prayer and thanksgiving.
lie was visited at the jail yesterday
by several ministers of tho gospel, as
well as other Christian people. He
continues in cood spirits, and bids
fair to mount the gallows with the
firm and undauutcd demeanor that
has continuously characterized Lim
since his conviction.
JIAIIttlKI) IN JUtKANSAW.
Mr. W. 1 Hill and Miss Cora
Hooks, of White county, Ark., were
married last week, and will arrive in
the city tomorrow enrouto to Mr.
Hill's old homo near Sharpe, Mar
shall county, on Tho groom
Is a brother of Mr. Sam AT Hill, of
IIKV1VAL IN TIIK COU.NTV.
Rev. Tom 1'cttlt, of Harmon v
church, in tho lialdry neighborhood,
Is conducting a successful revival at
the above named church, ably assist
ed by Kev. L. II. Duncan, formerly
pastor of tho Second- Baptist church,!
this citv. i
Will Move to New York
anil Become a Candidate
For tho Presidency.
The President of the Defunct In.
dlnnii Dunks Is lladly
Now York, Nov. 15. United
States Senator Arthur P. Gorman, of
Maryland, Is moving to this city. It
is ssid that bo is planning to become a
candidntcjor tho presidency in 1900,
s.nd that by tuts means he hopes to.
have tho backing of New York stat a.
A IIKAVE WOMAN.
Shot nu Unknown Man to
Knter Ilci Room.
Danville, Kj'., Nov. 15. Mrs.
James Wilmot, a well known lady of
this town, last night shot and mor
tally wounded an unknown man who
was trying to enter her room.
A SCARED HANKER.
President Weuthcrs, of English,
Ind., Fearful fur His Life.
English, Ind., Nov. 15. John II.
Weathers, president of tho banks of
this city, Leavenworth nnd Marengo,
which failed Saturday, has lctt home
and Is afraid to return. Tho popular
excitement Is high.
A Wca'thy Logger Found Dead in
Williamsburg, Ky., Nov. 15 The
half decayed bo ly of Lincoln Wilson,
a wealthy logger, was found
in tho mouth of a creek. A
warrant has been issued for a
farmer charging murder. Tho
excitement is intense.
Four ono pint cups lor 5 cents at
Noah's Ark tomorrow.
A water set, was 81.25.
sale prico tomorrow at Noah's Ark.
KdnraUYour Ilow.U WlHi I'uittrm
Cnnriv (Ml... .ina!t.t..i .
PADUCAH, KENTUCKY, MONDAY, NOVEMBER 15, 18)7.
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Terrible Fnto of Agent James
By a Train.
Kiycr Front LxUiinIoii Work Kg.
sinned. Pay Train Duo
James Fawcctt, Illluols Central
station agent at towlks; Tcun. ,!)
tidies Uclow l'aducah, was struck by
cn'glno No. 380, on train No. 2, yesterday
forenoon about 10 o'clock and
Ho had started to cross the liack
In front of tho rapidly approaching
train, but was not quick enough. It
Is said that ho was very careless
about Jumping on and off trains and
passing in front of them, and was
warned only a few days ago by a
railroad man from l'aducah that he
would sooner or later get killed by a
Tho deceased was a man known to
every railioad man running south en
the I. C.
Work was begun on the river front
extension of the Illinois Central
again, being resumed at Washington
strcctIt will soon be completed.
The pay train will pass through
Paducah on the 18th, next Thursday,
and will probably pay off at least a
part of the Illinc is Central employes
on that day. It will pass through
again, goiug south, on the 23d.
Beginning today all tra'ns on the
I. C. arc rated by gross tonnage Instead
of by the load. Tho rate for
all trains in this district is as fob
19-inch Cook, Nos. ail. and JJ51,
19-inch Schenectady. Nos. 301 and
S70, (175 tons.
19-inch Brooks, Nos. oli;aud518,
18-inch Schenectady, Nos. 288 and
800 class, 620 tons.
OIEO OF HER INJURIES.
Miss Kuby Neal's Death This
Foil l)ovn thcStnlrsOf the Sixth
School Last Week,
Miss RubyNcal, the
daughter of Mr. Cad Ncal. of the
South Side, died this morning from
tnjuiics received last Fridav at tho
6th. street school house.
She was playing tiecr tho basement
when she fell a distance of six feet or
more to a brick lloor, and was picked
up unconscious. It proved that she
was internally injured, nnd she nass.
ed away this forenoon. No
made for the funeral.
OLli CITIZEN GONI3.
Death of 'Jupt. James .Mortimer
Captaiu James O. Mortimer, an
old and respected citizen of Paducah,
died at his, residence on Second street
at 8 p. m. of brights disease.
He had bceu a great sufferer for
oral mouths previous to his
but being a man of undaunted
courage aud energy, ho succeeded in
staying on his feet until Nov. 1st.,
hen he succumbed to his olllictions,
anu Dccamo a continued invalid.
Mr. Mortimer had been a member
of thotirot Baptist Church for a
number of years and was a devoted
uunauau geiuicniau. no was also a
member of the Farragttt Association
of Naval Veterans, of Philadclnhia.
He was born in Hopkinsvillo. Kv..
on tho 10th. day of November 18i'(i,
and was seventy one years of ago
He camo to this city some time in the
fifties, and followed the avocation of
a pilot on the various rivers. During
tho iato rebellion ho served us pilot
on tho gun boats and transports
He was in several eugagemcuts at
Shiloh and other places having served
through tho entire war.
Mr. Mortimer leaves a wife aud
three children, n son aud two daughters.
Also two sisters, ono of wliom
resides in SrVlijgo, Calitornia, nnd
uio oiucr in ricasunt Hill, Mo.
He was a kind, freo hearted gentleman
and was nlwavs ready to as-
Qt of 1 ni'nnn iit ,lfnlni .!. ... l. i t
".-. mmjuiiu iu UI3ULM, nuvil IU Ills
power to do si. He enjoyed tho
goo.i win ami Highest esteem of all
who know him.
One quart coffco pot at Noah's
Ark tomorrow, 5 cents.
Charles H. Ynlo'H "The Twelv.i
If joti want to eco a tirnrising en-
tertaininoit, which y u cm enjii,po
aud witness that truly mngilficent
and astounding spectaclo, Cua'lo II,
I Ale's "Tho Twelve Temptations.
at Morton's Opera houso tonight.
A nice, three firing broom for 7
cents Unioiruw at Noah's Ark.
The S'jccdy Trial of This Foil
MUtiicifl Finished at Denver
Sanchez. Claimed to llnyj Killed
His Wife, I'm inctiy
of This City, Wljlle
- Fred C. Sanchez, charged with the
murder of his wife, Jennie Warren-Sanchez,
formerly cf Paducah, was
donvJctcil of murder in the first de
gree at Denver, Colorado, Saturday,
after tho jury had been out twenty-four
A Globe-Democrat special
uTho jury In tho case of Frederick
C. Sanchez, who killed his w.fc iu the
Colorado House in this city October
oOth, returned a verdict of guilty of
murder in tho first degree today,
Sanchez's defense was tint he shot
his wife while in a nightmare, imagining
a robber bad entered Ids room.
Her life was insured for $11,000.
Tho caso was remarkable because of
the scientific evidence introduced to
support tho pica that Sanchez could
aud did shoot his wife while suucring
A Saturday's special lo tho Globe-Democrat
gives the following additional
interesting facts concerning the
"For the first timo in the history
of tho country Ihe theory of
has been offered US' the sole
plea in defence of a man charged
with murder. F. C. Sanchez killed
his wire last week. He told the
who arrested him two aiiniilrs
after the crime, that he had been disturbed
by a burglar who had entered
ibeir room, aud who had killed the
woman slecpiog at his bide. Next
day ho coufessed that he had done
tho shooting and ascribed tho fatality
to accident. Ho demanded a ypcedy
trial and was gratified.
Ills attorney startled tho court by
pleading not guilty and offering the
lefensc that tho shooting was done
rthilo the defendaut was asleep. He
claimed that the ptisoucr labored tin-'tier
the impression that bo had been
held up on tho street the liight before
and that the robbers had come
to his room. Under this belief, he
started in his sleep, and, taking a re
volvcr from under Ids pillow, Tired at
the supposed Intruders aud killed his
Dr. II. T. Pershing, for the state,
controverted many of the statements
of the defeusc by testifying that it
was possible but not probable that
a person could fire two thots without
waking him up.
Tho defense also contended that
epileptic subjects were frequently iu
a homicidal state when awakened
from somnambulism. A ncrson, on
waking up after-doing a vwlcntdced,
always felt remorse. Such individuals
would frequently follow a phantom
for blocks at a time. This was
cited to show a reason for Sanchez's
action in runuing from his
room on Uio morning of the murder,
lie Ins killed my wife.' "
The verdict of the jury was no sifr
prise. As Uio prisoner's father has
plenty of money, however, this trial
will in nil probability not end the
Readers of the Si N arc familiar
with how tho young girl undo the ac
quaintance of her murderous husband
through a pernicious matrimonial
agency, ran away to Metropolis and
there married him. Of how she was
slnin whilo sleeping, and sent back to
relatives a corpse. Of how, ere the
victim had been in her grave a week
litigatiou began here ocr a few hundred
dollars insurance on her life.
The mound of earth ut Oak Giove
now offers n ghastly fasciuation for
especially on the Sabbath,
and whenever there is a crowd
there, tho sod thai marks tho last
resting place of tho murdered brale is
not tho least attractive spot in tho
cemetery. Meanwhile tho treacherous
(lend who is responsible for it all
occupies a prison -cell in far away
Denver, freo from icmorse becauso he
committed tin deed. while asleep!
Embroidery hoops tomorrow at
Noah's Ark for 10 cents; worth 20
aud 25 cents.
Quarantine hiving been raised In
all the Southern suites, tho Nashville,
Chattanooga nnd St. Louis
railway has resinned the ealo of tick
ets to all local and foreign point.
P. B. C. P. & T.A.,
125 Broad nay,
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Cliurlcs If. Yalu'N "Tim Twelve
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