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VOr XXIII IIARTFORD OHIO COUNTY KY FRIDAY DECEMBER 30 1910 No24
OHIO tOUNTIAN
COUNTIANMURDERE
f MURDERED
Mystery Concerning neath
of Henry T Thompson
Lifeless Form With BUllet Holes
in Head Discovered in a
t Desolate Woods
The fotboaing dispatch from Provi
dence Ky concerning Henry T
Thomson a native of Ohio Q un rjIt
i will be road with saddened dntere It
1by aI
by many In this otty and county H
was quite well known here and HI
a cousin of Sheriff T H Black who
I
left Monday for Provld Ice and ra
turned Wednesday morn ng
mornwl3I
Providence Ky Dec 27Ho1ry T
Thomson president of tha Provldene
departmant ztor3 and one of the I
wealthlost and best known merchant
t In Western Kentucky was found mur I
dered and robbed in a 30ute woodod
hillside Qt 4 oclock yesterday LttjrI
noon Tahoe killing is the most mys
terlous that tits officials heN have
haveI
ever h to dell with There are two
bullet holes In the back of Ms hea
and one In the rIght eye Dr A O
adjand
Williams ht tesdlfytng before tih
1llagLstmte sad that dt would hay
enlmpossLble for Thomson to hay e I
kUJe1l elf bacause any of ilhethro3
shots would have bean Instantly fatal I
The only clue so far dwelcped isl
iI
that of Mrs MannaeBi ton Who
heard the shots and saw three men
I going toward the cemetery alongsIde
Itbe woods The killing Is suppos I
to have taken place yesterday mornIng
about 9 oclock Thebody was found
by a sea chin partywhIch starte1l out
at noon when Thomsons abs3Ilcetrom
hIs store nd home was aotlced
1Ho was 41 years old audwas pald t °
e good habIts Hehasawlfe two
sons and two daughters
Thomson left home at about rIy
oclook yesterdaY morning and went
to his store where hednqulred for
his eon who had spent the night williI
a boy chum Magistmte B G Slgle I
was one of the several peOpl who
i saw Thomson In trio s5oro and talks lI
t with him yesterday mornrg The
magistrate says Mr Thomson looked I
at papers and pronounced them 1orI
root He appeared normal In aU respects I
Pects jj
Thomson 13 said to have left hisI
store about 8 oclock arA statil i
through tan It Is said be wasI
seen gotngooward the oametery north I
of Proyldenc by Lge Williams a
u9gro 11vy employeJ
About 9 oclock Mrs Martalot Den
I
ton who l1V 200 yards from tho
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wooded bluff where h nsbdY
was found beard shots but did qo t Ii I
make any InestlgatAon It Is aW t 1
that she ari another Oman 1sti w
t4 three mono none of Whom was wlt
sized in that wcllrity nt that te
At noon Thomson oould be Cound
naltlrer at his store ibor Q1s htymy He I
Used promised to be lome for dinner 1
tho occasion bclDt 3 spread dn h nort
Iat Mrs Thomsons birthday Wh11c
c
Wh11t
t Che could nowhere 00 Located search f
lag panties ware forrow and a hunt I
t startod
V At 4 oclook WILL Langley and Tom 1 t
Baker the later b long ThtnIlsons
s nIt low Discovered Thomson a J
U JlLel body lying face downward on 1t
j w3nocky bluUooOn 1 the downhill I r
tram the oomelery which 13 Dn top off
f
thehill The place Is thickly woodi lie
It la accesetble only from th ecamrIs
terry side The burial ground Ls enIt
enIttel
tel eel from the sot > th the Sld3 nearI
est rho city by iL rOad It wan onc
thjaresdthat the woman say they l
t saw Itbroe nien walking batweon S
r and 9 oclock
W fhonteoirits hat w aa Pulled down
f his lace The ground Was tram e
C over giydsy mtihpxe fB ataug 11
i ly There i1re thr bullet holeBlna
ti hrlad two from behind It is eBid J
k whit 1isSt seen In the atore be t
Ii z aboda ID99in bte docket This el
mJwt b1e clothing was ist
oill ight and lees t hartlr = 5
t ou Hle tZOU ers ware pul1Qd e
r i9ee Itlgh as W his slayers had
f se Ile tidee nd ahoce torn
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shal Jack Waflacas poslUV that
Thomson wadrid 71he n13gh
trace contauodhts exam1r ttIon of
wltaessos thl smornirtg at 8 oclock
Marshal Wallace St night talked of
nowt
believed that no trail could be follow
1ad becausj so nrahypo3pla hae lt
ad the spot
The mystery Indl murder fa Its
envlronmcnt The wooded bluff where
Thomsons body was found is a lone
Iy spot bard of access Why he should
have gone there or for what purpose
Is a puzzle Thl3 hillside Is steep and
overgrown with underbrush There
ds no road at its bJS3 The Qtly easy
way to gzt thorn would be by passing
through the amatory Why Thomson
went there or whethe he cons pat
lsuad d to go tiara to keep an cappolat
moot of soma sCrilt nature are things
the officials are trying to find out So
far os can b3 l arnro there was no
placed
That he might have bean murdered at
Isome other place and M3 body carrIed
Into the woods ifs a theory raw ad
vanced
The discovery of the bony Is the
sole theme of talk In the citY No
beeny
oft
inygta y The officials will this
morning g over all the woods and
adjaoantterrdtory In hops of finding
I4dJ
sbma clue which may load to a so
lution df the crime
JKllled at Island KyI
1Jsland Ky bee 24Max Fewell
the man who was ahot On last Czars j
day night by Town Marshal will
Sampsull died at 3 oolockWs morn
Ing and his remains wore taken on
tatnem
In Whiteley county
Marshal Sampson who wM sbJot by
bya
FeweU9 In 0 very dangendhs condl
Ition and it Ls not trough that he eau
NiOOvar although the wounded man
fa resting much sealer today The
doctors aJatO th Sampson lB oon
atanilY bleeding labaraaliY and that
thatI
totohack
t
apFeeling to Brllak out Afresh
In California It is Fear I
San Fraixlsco Cal Dee 26The
anti7apanesa foolWgln Wornla
llx0511aee to break outatresh w1tl1 the r
aeembllng bt the lag lQbUeattor
January 1 80 serious 1s kite eltuatlon
diet4 fa ialraadycauMog Ooveroor
Governorelect 0
edon good authority that as soon
sa the leglalature mcts the or
elameit will again dianaaid bhs pae
sae of laws mJ1ibJ 11 own er 1 PrOf
lan bY aaAekYaaallexciueiogofthe
olttLdrt of Ja aasa and Chinese from
lbbiapttblloeelaaola Three eiUiJ1I8O
iiomtlboobUoaCboolS
larwtJ yak prey tedlhtrD oithe
t iou
OLIVE DRAB
UNIFORMS OBJECTED TO
Say Apparently Perfect Apparel
j for Use in Tropics is too Heavy
and Dark to be Healthful
Washington Dae 25ACter years
of experiments having eolveUn the
Olive Drab unlfortp what appears the
Ideal raiment for troops In all cli
mates but especially In the tropIcs
the army quartermasters aN now con
fronted by a report made to the Sur
geon General by the army beard for
the study of tropc1al dlsass show
Ing that the fabric Is tat u god
one for use In Urns or panes
It Is true that the olive drab Is
more nearly invisible than any other
color that ft withstands beatr the
bloochnlg affects of the tropical oun
and that It Is more agreeable than
the khaki Which It replaced But the
army surgeons say after exI1lutvla
experiments in the PhUlppln that
the khakis are much cooler although
not nearly 00 cool as wblte drllling
which 13 not suItable for garrison
use Any further changes to be made
Ln the uniform the surgeons 63Y1
should bO in the tUreotlon of a Itgh
t shade rather thaU n darker 11gh1
Kentucky Cities Make Good Gains
Washtnto + Dec 24Populatlon eta
tlst1cs In the thirteenth versus announced
nouncc1i today included the following
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places in Kentucky
Place KentucIQI
Ashland 8688 6810I
Baw ting Greon 9173 826
Frankfort 10465 9487
Henderson 11452 102i2
Hopldnsv1Ue 9419 7280
Owensboro 16011 13139
Paducah 22760 19448
Bellevue i 6683 6332
Danville 5420 4285
Dayton 6979 6104
Mayffeld 5916 4OSI
Maytnille 1 6141 6423
Middlesboron 7303 c162
Pads 5858 4603j
Richmond 5340 4653
Winchester 7156 6964
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For Sale
Good nine room two story dwelling
InCentertown Ky bas good cle
eUIot
ot rater good stable and other out
buildings one acre lot of ground AI
iptendidlocaUon for family resldencB
and hotel Ilce and tern reason
able 4pPY to
BARNETT FOSTER Agents
HarUQrdKr
r 1UartfOrd
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INTERESTING NEWSI EMS I
FROM BEAVER DAM
I
Chronicling of News by Special
r Correspondents for The
Republican
I
Beaver Dam Ky Dec 2SXmls
passed very quietly In our town
Miss lattle IcSherry WilO has bean
visiting relatives In OWD3boro has re
turned home
Mr 11 Smith and wife of McHenry
visited relatives In town Ithls week
South Beaver Dam School dlsmls d
last Friday 011 account of tlta death
of Miss Sara Keclwn of Hartford
KyJesse
Jesse Blankonshlp of Oklahoma is
spendIng the holidays wIth his par
oats near town >
Mr R C Hooker one of Williams
most efficient clerks is at home un
der sp clal treatment tor on injured
eye caused by the explosion of a ro
man candle In the hands of someone
In the store
Deputy Sheriff S O Keown and
wife visited Mr C P K own and fa
mtly or Hartford last Sunday
lOur town was shockedMonday night
when the sad news reached hare if
I the death of Mr Henry Thompson a
prosperous merchant of Providence
Ky but who was a former citizen af
Ohio County where the has n host of
friends Mrs Taylor who is Q sis
terof Mr Thompson and other rela
tives left immediately fro Provtdouce
From Another Correspondent
Mr Duvflle Taylor who has been at
tending the State University t Lox
Ingtoo Is spending theXmas lhoUda
with his father and mother llr and
Mrs Dr Taylor
The play given by Miss Keowns
room and Mrs Sbultzs music pupils
last FrIday ntght was quite a UC
cros1
cros1Mr
Mr and Mrs Bunion LOwe of
Greenville Ky are visiting Mrs
Lowes father and mother Mr and Mrs
Jim Ttillenor here thIs week
The Oandy sale g11en by the Sun
bean girls last Saturday was lIulte a
coss
cossMiss C TUfordof Cromwell Is
vlsitLng Miss Ruth Hunley here this
weekProfC
ProfC CJJustloe who has hem
aiia taching school for the past four
mdathe Is spneding his Xmas vaca
Uoathds Week
All the chors Oltb W K S are
dJngtJ elt Xniaa holidays at their
hGnu
1111 George Barnes bad n oldtasli =
toned family reuaion recently Ite
load with him all his children and
grand children etcept loll nd Airs Shlel
br Taylor of CrawJey La Tho3epres
Ibr
ent wore Mrs Lyda Miller Mr and
Mrs Hiram Miller Mrs R R Paxton
Fort Madison Iowa Mr and Mrs
Leslie Leach Mr and Mire EP
Barnes Central City Miss Maggie Sub
latt Mr and Mrs D M SubI
Greenville Mr and Mrs GdO A Bar
nes and son Geo William Beaver
Dam
Mr Morton Ililliams of Dnoodway
is spending Christmas wIth hl3 moth
er and father here
Mr Willie Stenoough of Prince
ton Kr was the guests of Mr Char
lie TaYlor one dar this week
Mr and Mrs Fred Taylor and chil I
dren or Princeton Kr are spend
Ing this w aek with relatives Lt this
place
placeMr
Mr Carson Render of Tula Olda
Is 131t1ug relativist Iu town this
weak
weakMr
Mr and Mrs D M Kelly of Green
villa Is spending this weak with rein
thl3 and friends of this place
Mr and Mrs Sn1gg of Derseurg
Tm 3r v sitatt rlr and Mrs Hub
Ik anat
anati
I and Mrs H W Klrl1 of Hart
ford and Mr and Mrs Flener were
the guest of Mr and Mni W M Fie
ner Monday
Mr Claude lIOOrma1 of Louisville
Is spending a few days with hlsfanll
Iy thIs week
Mr and Mrs Alner Pate and Mrs
Pearl Ashby are visiting Mr and Mrs
John Pate
Miss Robinson ol New lIe
ice Is the guest of MI Margarette
Rhoods this week
Mrs Mate Hualey received a nice
surprise from her father and mother
Mr and Mrs Ellis Chapman consist
lag of backbones spare ribs and a
sack of coffee two large pound 0Jke3
and a pound of butter
Mr Guy Barnard Is spendlllg holi
days with his father and mother near
South Carrollton
Miss Elsie Shultz who live near
Rochester Is spendIng a weak withh
her sister Mrs Hubert Taylor
There have been some real estate r
deals in our town Lately Mr Al
bert Leach of South Beaver Dam
has sold his house together with 3
acres of land to bir Joe Hooker of
the Union neigltboahood IthrJ 1ootl6lderI
atlon being UiOO Mr Honker will
move In the near future tn his new
home Mr Luther Render baa BOld I
b1s house and lot fu town to Ir J
Robert Jac1 WI agent for the
theI
Ira Ham Sbultz where she and bl3rl
diughter will reside in the futurea
a
Mt and Mrs Roy Tlchenorsl nt
Sunday lot the Point with Mr Wade
TlohenorMr a
Mr Guy Rhoads and Mies Irene E
Rhodes are svendluga taw daya wtbh
relatives at McHenry
FOR SALw and eight pigs
APPly to HOOkerlWULIams Hartford IE
K1
SHAKE UPIN
THEATRICAL CIRCLE
Pittsburg Police Get Busy
and Save Girls
Si ClUed Theatrical Schools and
Fropriet3rs Fined hi
Court
Pittr burg Dec 2iA pair of Ohio
rher tcocat promoters who the
Iloll aik4 makeabusines of s r
Ing yon M girls 10 a llfeeof vit ewer
wer a SJOfJA dwn upon oday their
l3Jtrkul school cla1d out and
tbres vlot1m3 taken to court to testify
against the proprietors
Fitty dollars apiece In fines and a
caustic warning from the judge rev
salted James Dell and V E Hall
getting the punishment C111 tlii 9Plr
cIdc charge of biing suspicious cliar
actors I
The girls who appeared May Fre
aged thirteen Freda Lan aged four
teen and Dorothy Chappelle aged fif
teen weN held for the jUonIh court
despite the tearful pleadings of tl1rr
nmtens
nmtensHad
Had net the nd praventod the pI
lice declare the gIrls wOij1d have beu
dalJCng in tights aboard a floJb1ng
brothel bitween Plttsburg and New
Orlootl3 within a week So soon nr1
tlo craft gets lllldr war the vltmtl
clothes are taken from them and he
prontofas purpose Is accomplished
Drinks are sold and the type of mew
passengers Is such that considering
the rules that Prevail abroad it 13Jtm
po581ble for any woman to lad a
moral me
The Plbtaburg detectives have been
working on the show boat caae for
months and todas arrest was the
culmination of yards of evideii they
gleaned They worked as tar south
as Carrollton Ky
They declare innocent girls answer
advertlsamenti3 of the promoters and
their theatrical work Is portrayed slow
Jngly b the show1Jcnt agents Never
do the fathers or mothers realize
nature of thJlr daughters inevitable
future until it is too late
Deteotlve ShlIn made a bitter 3fI
1Iw to the court 11a found theta
little girls rouged and Ilant V and
with skirts above their knees danc
Ing for theca men We have mad II
thorough investigation of this bum
boat game and can prove that those
children are being Id on to ruin
Several other women were caught
performing for the Promoters trlnr
to make good for the showboat Job
They were allowed to go home whom
they proved they were married wo
man and their husbands lt1lJw where
they wars
The boots which have operated for
the show pUrl10si3 are the Sunnyslde
and one otter whIch Is stationed at
Baton Rouge where girls are being
engaged In 0 almUar way The Sunny
sda Li now at CarroUton
The arrest of Hall and Den the
dot Otlves declare Is only thi first
step In the campaign against float
hag dives along the Ohio river The
bumboat game bas been perotalng for
yeas the managers skillfully eud
Ing tho law
Kentuckians in the West
Chandler Okla R R No2 Dec
25EdLtom Thd Republican Mr and
Mrs D P Feemster formerly of
Ohio County Ky were plesantiyaur
lIrsed with a Christmas dinner ot the
resld3nce of hut son A D FeiJIlbtor
ChrIstmas day Thaw present were
Mr and Mrs O E Powers and Inn
Wyman Mr and Mrs A J Powers
and eon Russel Mr and Mrs E R
Dooley and eon Archie Mr and Mrs
W L Conrad and Ilttle daughter
Gladys air and Mrs A D Feamster
fr and Mrs B Kent 0 Chandler
Okla awl 1I1r and ilts F B Shoffet
AU arrlXd at nn OOlly hour with
wan filLed baskets and a most pleas
ane day was spent by the Kontucklans
in the Host Music was rendeNd by
Messrs OE Powors A D Pow ara
and Henry Roche C1lrlatmas day Was
Wi eosal1lt8 a spring day at home
An ententalnareat at AIrs Kate
Dooleyq Xmas night All west home
after speeding a pieaatnf nd a most
mosttenJoyable
JENNIE KATE DPOLEY
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