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VOLUME 7; Ms. III.
WINCHESTER, KENTUCKY, WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 28, 1912
2 CENTS A COPY; II CENTS A WEEK
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Dr. Royal J. Dye Will Speak at The
first Christian Church en Wed:
.DrRoyal J. Dye, returned mission
ary irom Bolcugc, Africa, will speak
a t th e First Christian church Wed-
Be.Sday night at 7:15 o'clock, and the
house should be crowded.
4Dr Dye is a most remarkable man
and his story of that dark continent
is most interesting and thrilling.
When he first went among these
tribes of Africa, they were the worst
fjpeof savages and cannibals; had
ab'Written language and no religion
, ana .were entirely, devoid of morals
, ad. spirituality. Dr. Dye has now
constructed for them a written lan
gaage and has printed, in that lan
guage, arithmetic, readers, spellerSj.
add. other school books, and is fast
' gWrffJ to this benighted race an ed
ucation and insight into the higher
order of things.
"ttlfcre was no church or mission
ary, when he went there thirteen
years ago, but today his church num
bers nearly 2000, and the tabernacle
is practically filled at every sen-ice.
His Bible school has an average at
tendance of from 1200 to 1500 every
Sunday, and now these men are to
day' most .devout Christians, and out
of their scant earnings support 17G
native .missionaries and are sending
tie gospel into the darkest swamps
d."jaagles of that dark continent.
TJey care indeed setting their white
(lifU'ern in America, and elsewhere
an example in missionary giving and
sacrifice that they would do well to
7 ifa .Dye's story jsmost interesting
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and entrancing ana au can
shttuld'hear him Wednesday night as
every body is invited.
Fair Crowd Present And Prices Re
calved Are Good Ones, as Report
si by Auctioneer H. R. Watts.
. The sale of Mx. Griustead Kissin
ger, on the Ironworks pike, 5 1-2
tmles from the city, Tuesday after-
wafc attended by a large crowd
and the following prices were report
ed by Auctioneer H. R. Watts:
Jersey cow, $35. '
Hoist em cow, $38.
Jersey heifer and calf, $28.
Four-year-old harness mare, $130,
Eight-year-old work mare, $12S
, (Mountain ewes, $3 per head.
Turkey hens and gobblers, $3.30
- Hens, 60 cents to 75 cents; Pekin
ducks, SO cents, and geese, 80 cents
IN PROFIT RESTAURAN
Fttyi Profit Discharges Revolver,
Withtut Waminf, And WilKe Em
- flfeorson is 'Wounded.
.-Floyd Profit shot Willie Emmerson
in Profit's restaurant Tuesday night
at' about 11.30 o'clock.
f.The weapon used was a 38 ham
serless Smith-Wesson, which the
fioyi had been tampering with; and
the shooting is reported to have been
Emmerson was leaning "his face
on hisrbt hand,f and the ball pene-
'ifpil the' hand, lodsine in the neck
orsh'ouldcr. No probe for the bul-
! let has been made.
Dr. Isaac Browne, who attended
Emmerson, anticipates no serioHs re
Mark Laying of Corner Stone of
Winchester's New Government
Building on Wednesday Afternoon.
In a haze of glory the cornerstone
Winchester's ' new government
building was laid Wednesday after
noon under the auspices of the Ma
The ceremony was witnessed by
arge crowds from every available
sp.it 'hat furnished a "3v. Tae
windows of the McEldowney' Biuld
ing and the Court House were filled
with eager spectators. The fops f
other nearby buildings also furnish
ed place of vantage for eager wit
nesses. The Masonic Lodge formed a ra-
ade in front of the Fraternity
Building at 2:30 and marched south
on Main to Fairfax; east on Fair
fax to Highland, where they were
joined by the children of the city
ehools. The parade then marched
south on Highland to Hickman; west
on Hickman to (Main; north on Main
to Broadway; west on Broadway to
Wall street and to the Government
aiding. " i Tf f!fi!iV
The Grand Chaplin Rev! Frank B.
Wentworth' offered prayer, invoking
divine blesing on the ceremonies.
To the patriotic strain of "Amer
ica," as snug by nnndred or senooi
children, the cornerstone was then
laid. The exact time was 3:15.
Iu the ?itone were placed the latest
copies of the Winchester News', Sun-
Sentinel and Democrat, and a copper
plate, bearing the names of those in-
trumental in securing the buildin;
for Winchester, of the officials o
the lodge and of the members..
Past Eminent Comamndcr Joe E.
Walt, of'Cynrhiana, assisted in the-
ceremonv. From a cable over thr.
speakers' platform was suspended a
large United States flag, wliw'j
waved gracefully during the cere
The. program was carried out as
Song "America," by School Chil
?n. Prayer Grand Chaplain, Rev'j
Frank B. Wentworth.
Laying of Corner Stone by Grand
Master David Jackson and cere
monies incident thereto.
Music Selected, Woodmen Band.
Address Grand Master Jackson.
Song "Star Spangled Banner,"
Address Hon. Charles M. Harris.
Music Selected, Woodmen aBnd.
Address Hon. John M. Stevenson.
Music Woodmen Band.
Benediction Rev. Leonadis Rob
inson. D. S. Hagagrd, -Master of Cere
monies. PERRY BUILDING SOLD
TO J. W.
Handsome Business House Occupied
by Pafrish, Bradley & Co., is Sold
Mr R. R. -Perry sold Wednesday
to Mr. J. W. !PoyiiJhis business
property .01? Trie Comer of Wall
street and Cleveland avenue, known
as "the Perry Building" for $12,500
Possession given at once.
This building was erected by Mr.
Perry several years ago and is oae
of the most substantial business
houses in the citj. It was leased for
a term of five-years by the firm ot
Parrisb, Bradley & Co., who will con-
. leaser exoires.
riW tiHui it roiiiirrnrvr
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Two Conventions Held 'And Both
Elect Officers And Members of
Board of Agriculture.
Frankfort, Ky., Feb. 28. The
State Farmers' Institute got .into a
row Tuesday that resulted in the
withdrawal of President T- J. Bigger
staff, of ML Sterling, and his friends
from the convention and two institu
tes were held, the regular meeting
being called to order in the Federal
Court room by Commissioner of Ag
riculture J. W. Newman and the rump
meeting by President T. J. Biggstaff
of the State Farmers' Institute, in
the Frankfort opera house.
Each body elected members of the
State Board of Agriculture, Forostry
and Immigration for the Fourth and
Sixth Appellate Districts, and ap
pointed committees on Credentials,
Legislation and Resolutions. "
There were no signs of a revolt
when 'Commissioner Newman rapped
for order shortly after 11 o'clock,
and the walk-out did not take place
until after the Rev. Roger T Nooe,
of the Frankfort Christian church,
delivered the invocation.,
How the Trouble Started
As soon as the Re'vMr. Nooe had
tnken his seat President Biggstaff
arose and addressing the chair,
"Do you propose to preside at thk
meeting iu place of the regularly
elected president of the Kentucky
State Farmers' Institute," to which
Commissioner Newman replied:
"There no president to preside
until one is selected."
No sooner had the Commissioner
spoken than the march to the opera
house started President BiggstnlT
leading the way, followed by some
twenty-five delegates and others. ;
The work of the regular institute
was then taken up in earnest, May
or J. II. tPolsgrove delivering the wel
come address, followed by Hon- M.
J. Hennessey, of Bracken county,
who sarcastically f-aid in closing his
"I am glad to ses the Farmers' In
stitute taken out of politics and I am
glad to see the politicians leave the
Regulars Elect Officers.
The regular institute elected Hon.
J. R. Zimmerman, of Bullitt county,
president; Charles Man-in, of Scott,
county, vice president; Jack Cole
man, of Carroll county, second vice
president and Harry McCarty, of
Nicholasville, seci otary.
Rump Convention Elects '
The rump convention re-elected the
old officers of the institute as fol
lows: T. J. Biggstaff, .Mt. Sterling, presi
dent; C. M- Barnett, Hartford, first
rice president; W. T. Chilton, Camp-
bellsburg, second vice president;
John C. Blair, Carlisle, third vice
president; J. S. Cassidy, Inez, treas
urer; P. M. Shy, (Paris, rccrctrry.
Upon the re-assembling of the In
stitute at 2 o'clock in the afternoon
Hon. E. E- Barton," of Falmouth, de
hvered an interesting address on
"The Value of Sweet Clover." He
said he had a field that has been
worn, from years of cultivation in
com and tobacco, and that it was
next to impossible to get a stand of
either grass or clover, but that sweet
.sclover made a good stand and grew
luxuriantly. mlfU' 1 1
Mr. Barton said sweet clover wai
the king of, the legume family, gath
ering and storing nitrogen in the soil
and rehabilitating tired fields. As a
producer of humus and a giver of en
ergy to soil bacteria it had no equal
and when planted was a tonic to tired
and wasted soils.
Mr. Barton said a field well set in
sweet clover would produce thirty
tons per acre of ' green material,
which, when plowed under, was
a reat fertilizer and rcjuvenator
and that during periods of protract
grass was dead and brown..
Governor The "Boss Farmer."
When Mr Barton had finished
Governor James B. McCreary ap
peared and as he mounted the ros
trum he was given a cordial welcome.
The Governor was introduced "by
Commissioner Newman as the "Boss
Farmer of the Commonwealth."
Messrs. Bloomfield & RatKff Make
Liberal Donation to Associated
Charities When Receipts Show a
The directors of the, Associated
Charities wish to thank those who
attend the Auditorium ,on Tuesday,
as the proceeds from the two skating
sessions were to be given to that or-
The following self-explanatory let
ter has been received by "the' Secre
tary, Miss Sue Peddicord.
Winchester, Ky., Feb. 27, 112.
You will find our check; enclosed
for $8.'05. This seems small, but
Monday and Tuesday nights were the
smallest crowds we have had. Guess
it was due to the show at Opera
House. In this cheek we donate $3
as our expenses exceeded the differ
ence and shows a net loss to us of
the above amount. We are sorry it
was not more.
BLOOMFIELD & RATLIFF,
SLAUGHTER HOUSE AND
FOUR ACRES OF LAND
Tracy & Stokely, agents for W.
T.y Gilbert, sold his slaughter house
and four acres of land situated on
the Muddy Creek pike, just outside
the city limits, io D." S. Haggard,
Road Supervisor for Clark county,
for $1800 cash.
Mr: Gilbert will conduct a slaugh
ter house at the old brick kiln propr
erty on the L. & N. railroad.
FIRST M OF
Of Winchester Cloak And Suit Com
pany is a Great Success, And
Store is Crowded All Day.
Wednesday was the first day of
the spring opening at the Winches
ter Cloak and Suit Company's store,
and a large, crowd was present all
day. - , :
The attractive stock was well dis
played, and the interior o the store
presented a gala appearance.
Beautiful double buttercups, hy
acinths, and sacred lilies were pre
sented to the ladies who called, and
this courtesy will continue (through
A cordial uivitation is ex
by Manager Domb to the public to
visit the establishment.
Mf. A. G. Miller, of Eminence, Ky.,
is to succeed Mr. C. V.Bridwell as
Manager for Winchester and Clark
conntv for the East Tennessee Tel-
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in'.n:o Comnanv. He is copu'ar.
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and thoronighly t-apable, and will be
a'r.-'a a ccrV'al welcome.
THE SKOVGAARD CONCERT
The Skovgaard concert is to be
given at the 'home of Miss Mary
Belle Field 'Miller on
evening beginning promptly
This is a rare opportunity for .the
usic lovers of the eitv.
cd drouth it remained green
Stands by His Speech to Ohio Con
stitutional Convention and Ex
plains His judicial Recall Idea.
Boston, Mass., Feb. 28. Standing
in the Assembly chamber of the Mas
sachusetts capitol Monday, Ccluuei
.Theodore RoosoveK explainod and
emphasized his new project for lie
limited recall of judicial decisions.
Colonel Roosevelt struck out boldly
and replied to those who have crit
icised his plan.
''Our system of government is r.
ccnu-ssed failure," H said, "lui'.i.'isi
tie pc.ple are to be trusted to ;pv-el-n
Colonel Roosevelt's visit to the
State house was unexpected. After
appearing in the House he went to
the Senate chamber and spoke brief
ly In both instances he was receiv
ed cordially, although no (prolonged
applause during his speech. At the
outset, Colonel Roosevelt declared:
"I know you expect me to speak
today, telling you just what I think
and believe," He continued:
"We of today, if worthy of en
deavoring to lead the people aright,
must be doing our part to secure so
cial and industrial justice through
genuine popular rule.
Favors Direct Nomination
"I behave in. general popular ru'.e.;
I favor direct nominations, direct
.primaries, including direct perfei
encial presidential primaries, not 'in
ly for looal. but State delegate:
believe in the adoption of wisely
chosen devices, under'-which the in
itiative and referendum can be used
not as a substitute for a representa
tive government, but to make repre
sentative government geninuoly rep-
le&er.tative; to sec it corrected if it
"And I wishjto say a few word
specifically on the proposition of giv
ing to the people in the last resort I
the interpretation of the constitution
My p-oposition is simple. It is that if L
the q oople know enough to make the
cons itution, they know enough in
the list resort to say what it was
that they meant when they made it.
"I wish to call attention to the
cntiiely different character of the
National and State constitutions. In
the national c-ons'titutiora we deal
with an instrument designed to de
fine the limits of power between na
tion and states. As regards the na
tional constitution, there must be
somebody capable of deciding what
these limits are, when wo come to
discuss relative claims of conflicting
sovereignties, each sovereign iu its
State Constitutions Different
"The state constitutions has noth
ing analogous so that there is no
question in a state of any conflicting
sovereignity. There is only one sov
ereignity, the sovereignity of the
people. You are not the sovereigns
neither is the executive; neither is
i!:c judiciary. All three possess pow
ers delegated by the people, but not.
parted with, whereas in the nationnl
constitution the legislative branch
has no power save that which is ex-.
Pressl' '?ranted D" e constitution.
'Under the state constitution the
legislative body has all power that
is not foibidden by the constitution.
"In the last resort, the people af
ter due deliberation must be the mas
ters and their representatives! their
servants. ! v -t
What Roosevelt Advocates
"There is nothing ignoble iu any
man fit to be a public servant avow
ing that he is such. Abraham Lin
coln, in his first iuaugurat speech,
spoke of his absolute responsibility
"Now in the measure I advocate
in the method of securing the proper
8 remember to take, what I say aad
; I say aad
not the headlines of the newspapers
-purporting to tell what I say. I am
hot advocating recall of judges, .but
a measure which, if adopted, will
prevent the necessity for the rcca'l
of judges. I am .not advocating the
recall of the judge, but the recall of
legalism to justice
Wants People To Speak '
"All I advocate is giving the peo
ple the right to put their opinion in
to practical effect as a part of the
state law, if the state court declines
to follow the example of the Supreme
Court ; declines to adhere to doctrine
; thus laid down by Justice Holmes, a
doetrine which now is part of the
'aw -of the nation. If the courts had
lived up to the doctrine which is laid . materially improved during the day,
down .by Justice Holmes, none of the and his physicians said he might es
decisions of which I have complain- j cape typhoid" fever, which, it was an
9d could have' been made and there nounced Monday, jnight develop
a cum nave 'Decn no need ot advo-.
caiing this measure. But taking :uy
own state, the Court of Appeals of
New York, in the workingman's
compensation, referred in their opin
ion of .this very decision quoted and
refused to follow it.
"The Supreme Court held one view,
the Court of Appeals of the state
took the other view, and all I ask
that the people themselves, in such
cases, shall be given a chance tp de
clare whether they will stand by the
Supreme Court of the nation, when
it stands for human rights, or i v
the chief court of their own state
when it stands against humaoirights.
"If that is a' revolution, make Ihe
most of it.
"Some people speak as if there
were some peculiar sancity in a ju
dicial opinion. Very well. In which
opinion? Which is the sacred opit.
iouf The decision of the Supremo
Court of the decision of a state court
lJhat conflicts with it" They cann.it
do ui tie sacrca anu i uoia iuuv in
decision that liolds for human right-
BODIES OF LITTLE
ONES IN RUNS
Mass of Charred Debris is Too Hot
To Permit The Recovery of
Corpses of the Victims.
Lexington, Ky., Feb. 28. Al
though the mass of charred and
crumbling ruins of the Colored Or
phans' Home, on the Georgetown
pike, at the end of the city limits,
was still too hot to permit an in
vestigation late Tuesday afternoon,
the three little girls who were miss
ed after the other thirty-one children
had been taken from the burning
building, were unaccounted for and
undoubtedly they perished in the
flames which destroyed their sleep
Nothing was left of the three-story
brick building except the walls and
charred pieces of heavy frame work
and enough fire still remained within
the walls to prevent a search for
the bodies of the three unfortunate
little negro girls, who perished,
probably without ever awakening.
The children were Sallie 'Howard, s
years old; Siranda Lee Mason, 9
years old, and Mattie C. 'Mason, 4
years old, the parents of all of, whom
formerly lived in Lexington.
Firemen Are Injured
It was learned Tuesday that Capt.
Jack Slaven and Harry W. Schaeffer,
members of the fire department, and
William Walker, 10 years old, an in
mate of the home, were painfully in
jured during the fire. Firemen Slav
en and Schaeffer were caught under
the timbers of a falling floor while
fighting the fire and had a narrow
escape, both receiving minor injur
ies, and Shaeffer also received a deep
cut in the right wrist when smashing
a window glass to enter the building.
The little Walker boy- sustained a
fractured collar bone when sliding
down the ladder to escape from the
Wby do road ageats koM up (
eoacfcesf 1 appose to get osr."
"Bat dost they get oaly stag
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IH HANDS OF FfitNOS
Weedfera Representative ami Cm.
gressicnal Aspirant is Likely to
Escape Attack af Typhoid.
Versailles, Ky., Feb., 28. Report
Tuesday night from the bedside of
Kqircsontative'Harry A. Schobcrth,
who is ill at a local hospital, were
that Mr. Schoberth's condition was
mdnm? from -mntnmc ;..
- a o f --. u lUC
at that time.
Mr. Schoberth's temperature was
lower than on Monday, while other
symptoms led the physician iii
charge of his case to believe a siege
of typhoid fever to avoided. It is
believed that unless new complica'-
j tions arise in his illness, Mr. Scho-
bertli may oe up in a week or ten
His candidacy for the Democratic
nomination for Congressman against
Congressman J. Campbell CantriH, i
said to now be in the hands of hu
friends, and no action is said to have
been taken toward his withdrawal
from the race.
Cincinnati, Feb. 27. Cattle Mar
ket active and strong to 10c higher;
shippers .$5-o6.8d, choice to extra
$6.90; butcher steers, extra $6.23
6.30, good to choice $5.25(36.15;
common to fair $4.35o.l5; heifers,
extra $5.6o6; good to choice'$l75
(a'5'60, common to fair -$34.59;
cows, extra $4.6o5, good to choice
$4.254.60, common to fair $1.75
$4, canners $1.502.75; buHs scn.ve
and strong; bolognas $4.255, extra
$5.105.25, fat bulls $5.V.';
milch cows, good steady, common.
Calves 'Market active and strong
to 25c higher; extra $9.73, fair to
good $89.50, comomn and large
Hogs Market active; packers
and butchers 15c higher, light ship
pers 1320c higher; pigs 10c high
er; selected heavy hogs $6.55fr6o,
good to choice packers and butchers
$G.606.65, mixed packers $6.50
6.60, stags $33.25, common to
choice heavy fat sows $4.255.90,
light sihppers $5.806.50; pigs (10
lbs and less- $4253.73.
Sheep 'Steady, extra $3.63
$3.73, good to choice $3.253.60,
common to fair $1.253, yearlings
Lambs Steady; extra $6.75(36.85
good to choice $6'156.65, common
to fair $4.236, culls $3(33.50.
TOO LATE TO CUSSfY
Miss Helen Gardner (Becky Sharp
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in anity r air; takes me ieua m
"Girl and The Sheriff (Vitagraph)
Suffer Little Children. (Vita
graph.) The Bootlegger (Selig.)
This w a feature programme, so
dont' miss it.
Matinee everyday, 2:30 and 3:30.
Don't fail to spend one hour atf the
Lyric tonight. You can see the first
show and have plenty of time for the
FOR SALE 50 extra nice Rhode Is
land Red cockrels. Home phone
WANTED Small single room, with
board in quiet, private family.
Address "H", care of Winchester
News, city. x
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