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HARTFORD, OHIO COUNTY, KY., FRIDAY, APRIL 26, 1912.
Says Surviving Fireman of
the Titanic. "'
Says Fireman on the Ship, Who
Was Among the Survivors
New York, April SS.-Evnctly wn
days ugo tho long iirm if tJio wireless
reached nut over Uio Atlantic In iui at
tempt to Irani tho fate of tho
Titanic. Today tho Murcont sparks
wero wnt flashing over tho waters
again, but this tlmo tlio effort was to
learn tho result of the grevVsomo
search of the e.il)Io ship Muckny-Ilen-nett
among Uio floating wrockiige of
tlio White Star liner for bodies. As
far as could bo learned the steamer
had found about 10) bodies. Nearly
seventy of tlusu could lo Identified,
but Uio rest were so badly mangled
that Identification was lmiwsslblc.
Thcso wore Immediately placed In
weighted coffins and burled nt sea by
a chaplain, taken by tho vessel for
that purpose When she left lort. Tho
others wero placed In lofflns and
stowed away for tho return Journoy t
Halifax. Tlio Mackny-lloiinett was re
jarted today to be following the
course of Uio gulf struani, seeking the
slctlms swept away by tliat current.
Ilany of tho bodies recovered had
lieui carried at least thirty miles from
tlio weno of tho disaster when they
wcro picked up.
Tho report that many of tho bodies
wcro too mangled tor Identification
lic.-ir.f out tho stories of survivors tint
the giant Titanic was shattered In her
last moments by nn explosion cf tho
hollers. The bodies capable of Identi
fication aro billeted to bo thoso of vlc
tlms wlto leapetl from tho vessel b-1-fore
It was thought possllie hero that tho
liodUu of Major Archibald W. Ilutt
and John Jacob Astur will never be
Identified, ns sun Ivors nay that short
ly before tho esse I went down they
wero t.t.iiidiug calmly on tho deck.
Tho Miickiiy-Ileunett, when ho loft
Halllfnx. cuirlod only 130 coffins, and
It Is btlievtd that sho will return soon,
possibly arriving by Wednesday.
Tho Mir Ivors who wcro taken to
hospitals on their arrival hero on t
Carputhla aro now practically all
covered, and many of them havo left
or their homes. itellef societies havo
fc'a,lliyed funds aggregating over n
quarter fit a million dollars and tho re
lief committees havo been svvum,pcd
with clothing. Not only tliat, but
oountless Jettcrs woro receded, all
offering assistance of every ort. Some
offered tho uso of tholr rooms and
others tendered lliolr son ices after
tlielr dally work was done.
That ninny of tho lifeboats of tho
Titanic wcro sent nwayfonly luilf filled
and that If Capt, Smith's orders had
been obeyed many moro lives of tho
1,000 who perished at sea would havo
been caved, has boon disclosed by
.Peter D. Daly, of Lima, l'eru, a first
cabin survivor. Dally slates tliat he
saw tho captain rush to tho . railing
After tho lionts had put put from tho
Blnklng ship and call: "Bring those
boats back; they aro only half filled!"
How many boats obeyed tho captain's
orders to return Sir. Daly was unable,
John Thompson, a fireman of tho
Titanic, HUfflerliur with n broken urm
at St. Vincent's Hospital, may bo an
Important witness at tho Senatorial In
v estimation Into tho wreck at Washlng
ton. Thompson comes from Liverpool
and ho asserts that tho Titanic was
out "to boat ajt records on maiden
"From Queenstown out," Thompson
Is quoted as saying, "all tho firemen
had been talking of tho oidors vo
had to flro hpr up as hard ' as we pot
slbly could. Wo were to mako us
quick a passago us possible, tho ordei
lan, and wo .vvpro to beut all records
on our maiden trip. I heard that thcso
orders cumo from tho engineering de
partment, but, bloss you, uu men
didn't have tlmo to talk about where
those orders camoj from.
"Wo ,wero carrying full pressure.
Vrom the time we left Queenstown
until tho moment of tlio shock wo
never censed to mako from 71 to ',7
revolution'. During that wliolo Sun
tiny wo luii! been hooping; up the 77."
T. R. Carries Nebraska.
Omaha, Neb., April 20. That Colonel
IlQoiovclt carried Nebraska by a bl.r
majority In Uio presidential preference
primary yesterday, was tmda certain,
and strength was added to tho belief that
canio In toilay. A1J returns received
thus far, approximately one-fourth of
the total oto cast, shows tho fo'lovvinsr
Republican Roosevelt 21,151: i.i
l'olli-ttu S.C92; Taft S.Qti.
Democrats Clark fc,9!9; Harmon 6.-
131; Wilson 0,113.
Victor Hosevvatcr, noting chairman of
tho National Itopuhllcan C'oinmtlteo
said todiy that ho believed Roosevelt
hid polled from two and one-half to
three times as many iotas us olthef
Ii 1'oUcttQ or Taft.
lias a majority of the vote In U1 of the
sK districts of Uio Slat.
Harmon supporters early today aban
cloned hope Unit lie might carry the
State, but thought he would have a
majority In the Third District. He car
rled the Second District by 1,010 lotos.
Farm for Sale.
I'lfty-nlno acres of well timbered land,
two and one-half miles of Fordsvllle,
Ky. Terms reasonable. Call on,"
W. T. 1CEOWN,
39tl It. 1, Reynolds, Ky.
3 KILLED, SCORE HURT
IN OKLAHOMA CYCLONE
Nearly a Hundred Houses are De-
molished'as Tornado Sweeps
Over Two Counties.
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. April
20. Throe persons are known to liave
been killed, at tenst a score Injured nnd
several hundned farm Jiousjs and vlll.vgo
dwellings were wrecked late toilay wlii
n tornado, which formed In tho vicinity
of Yukon, near Oklahoma City, svv"pt In
a northeasterly direction through tho
counties of Oklahoma and Logan.
Fifty houses wero demolished at
town of Hennessy. Mrs. Mary
nnd another woman were killed.
At I'erry.ono man was killed and twen
ty no' sons aro reported (to have been In
jured, several of whom probably will
die. Tvvonty-flvo buildings were com
pletely wrecked. Numerous others weio
unroofed. Residents of tho llttlo city
aio panic stricken.
All telephone and telegraph wires
not tli of Guthrlo where the storm Is be
hoved to havo taken Its heaviest toll,
aro out of commission.
All persons having claims against tho
estate of Wllllo P. Plrtle, will present
tho same to mo at Hartford, Ky., prop
erly proven, on or before May 1, 19U,
or they will be forever barred.
This April 1, 1912.
IRA N. TIRTLE, Admr.,
3St3 Of Wllllo P. Plrtle, deceased.
Mines Sold for $75,000.
Tho Muhlenberg Argus, of Central City,
W. I Gordon, Tuestco In Dankrupt
Thursday sqUI tho pioperty ut public
auction, J, W. Lam, of Greenville, be
coming tho purchaser on a bid of $7r,.
000.00. A meeting of those Interested
In tho case has been called for next
Mondjiy In Mudlsonvllle, and It will
thoro bo decided whether or not the
sale shall bo confirmed.
Most readers of tho Argus aro fam
iliar with tho history of tho Dovey
mines, formerly owned by George Do.
cy and Ills brother, but thrown Into
bankruptcy a few mouths ago. The
mine has been successfully operated
by tho trustee and Is regarded as a
Hartfrod people who have, stomach and
bowel trouble should guard against ap
pendicitis by taking simple buckthorn
baric, glycerine, etc., as compounded In
ADLUIl-IKA, tho German appendicitis
remedy. A SINGLE DOSE relieves sour
stomach, gas on the stojnach and consti
pation INSTANTLY because this simple
mixture antlsejittclzes the dtgesUve or
gans and draws off tlio Impurities. Ohio
County Drug Co. 02
PLACED ON TRIAL
Six of Gang Which Shot
lllllsvtllc, Vn., April 23,-SIx mem
bers of the Allen clan wcro arranged
here to-day to answer for their part In
the Carroll court tragedy of March II
when Judgv, Prosecutor, Sheriff, a.
Juror and a spectator were shot to
death. The prisoners, l'loyd Allen,
upon whom a prison sentenco was
about tto be Imposed when the shoot
ing commenced, his sons, Claude nnd
Victor, nnd his nephews, Sidna Dd
wards, and Ilynl Marlon, are charged
with murder In the first degree. They
were brought here from Itoanoke last
A icnltv of twenty-four men, not
one of whom lives within three tnll-'S
of HlUsillle, had been summoned) nnd
the court was toady to begin Impanel
ing a Jury as soon as the preliminaries
were dlsiwsed of. Early today thre
had been no Intimation that either
prosecution or defense would seek a
change of venue.
Attorneys for the accused have ad
mitted that an effort will be made to
place responsibility for all five of the
murders upon Sidna Allen nnd Wesley
lMward, tlio only two members of Uio
gang still at large. It will bo claimed
that IMoyd Allen shot In self-defensu
when attacked by court officers; tha
Claude and 1'rlel Allen fired In the e
cltement of Uie moment, and that Sid
na ndwards, Byrd Marlon and Victor
Allen did no shooting at all.
Rack pleaded "not guilty." A change
of venue was asked an,d granted,, the
court announcing It would hold the
trial at Wythoillle beginning rior.t
Tuesday. Apill SO. Tho defendants
will be tried separately
taken to WlthevJUe tonight
April 22.-Mr. and Mrs. Huff, of Cansy
Ule, aro visiting tlielr ' relatives, Dr.
and Mrs. P. T. Willis, for a few days.
Mrs. R. S. James, Select, Is the guest
of her daughter. Mis. J. Ale Uhoads.
Miss Haz?l Koovvn, Select, was a pleas
ant lsltor here Saturday and Sunday, ro
turning homo today.
Mrs. J. N. Jnrnagln, Beaver Dam.was
the guest of her parents, Mr. and Mrs.
George Flener fiom Saturday until Mon
day,, her father returning homo with her
for a two days visit.
Last week was "chicken week" liere,
More than 9,0o0 lbs. being received for
shipment at Beaver Dam.
Miss Taj lor, Morgan town, is tho guest
of her sister, Mrs. T. Wade Stratton.
Our livery table, under tho manage
ment of Messrs. Taylor and J,ames, Is
doing a nice business. -
Mr. Martin Flener has purchased the
storo and contents formerly occupied by
Mr. Avery Stewart and hatf added a
new up-to-date line of goods.
Mr. Chas, Porter, Beaver Dam, Is
spending a few days with friends and
Mr. Guy Taylor, Beaver Dam, was In
our midst last evening tho guest of a
Mr. and Mrs. Gcttlo Amos, of Manila,
had tho sad misfortune to lose their lit
tle threo j ear old boy Friday evening.
They havo tho sympathy of a host of
friends nnd relatives.
Sunday school and prayer meeting are
progressing nicely, much enthusiasm be
Mr. A. E. Sanderfur repaired tho organ
at the church at this place this after
noon. Mr. Cal Borah and sons leavo today
for Evansvlllo with a nlco lot of logs.
Mr. C. P. Amos Is on thd sick list at
Dr. Pal T. Willis, who has boon at this
place for tho post nine years, and who
has a most extensive practice, has
bought the property at Beaver , D.im
known as the Dav Taylor place and
will move to It about tlio SOUi of April.
Tlio town will loso n citizen whoso placo
will be Jinrd to fill, the Sunday school
a fine teacher and the community
physician who has merited tho lovo and
esteem of tho entire section. We regret
very much to glvo tho genial doctor up,
but we hope for lilm success In his new
field of labor.
Eggs for Salt.
Improved B. P. Rock, 1.00 per ssttlng.
MRS. JOHN W. SANDERFUR,
n. P. D. No. J, Hartford, Ky.
ALL EYES ARE ON
Candidates and Their Friends
Preparing for the Primary
DoUon, Mass., April 22. The polltlcil
situation In Massachusetts Is becoming
more animated, nnd Interest In the
Presidential primaries on April 30 Is
growing dally. Two Republican Pres
idential aspirants nro coming to the
Stato this week, and representatives of
two of. the Democratic candidates arc
actively nt work.
The enUre Massachusetts congres
sional delegation, Republican and
Democratic, with the exception of Sen
ator Lodge, havo come on to take a
hand In the contest, and political
speakers of both parties from other
States will be heard this week.
President Taft will mako three
speeches on Thursday, and Col. Roos
velt will bo hero on Saturday. Tlio t,a
rolktte supjiorters are active. Con
gressman Henry, of Teas, chairman
of the Commute on Rules, with Sen
ators Williams, of Mississippi, and
Gore, of Oklahoma, will speak here for
Woodrovv Wilson, while Congressman
Curley, In charge of Speaker Clark's
campaign, expects to have several na
tional orators In the State before the
end of the week.
j No Harmon nor Underwood
nmuters has been opened, but
gressman Peters has Identified him
self wlUi the latter movement.
Mr. and Mrs. Opplo Klttlngcr went to
Mr. Logan Barnard was In our midst
last Thursday nnd dined with Mr. J. K.
Hunter nnd family.
Mr. and Mrs. L. D. Overhuls have
p'K'i'ed Into their new dwelling at Kron.is
Mr. and Mrs. Harry Kverly and child
ren wcro In our midst recently the guest
of Mrs. Everly's parents Mr. and Mrs.
Will Bullock and tho family of Mr. L.
Miss Katlu Hawkins lias returned to
her homo at Hartford from a visit to
relatives here and at Utlca.
Mr. Henry Bennett has purchased the
I farm of Mr. Alva Calloway and moved
to samo last week.
Mr. and Mrs. Mlko Bishop nnd family
havo moved back to Kronos, Ky.
Mr. Garflold Barnard and family will
leave lCronos next Monday for Hartford
or Moorman to take advantage of seed
ing his children to school.
Gasoline Mill for Sale.
One 10 Horse Power Gasoline Grist
Mill, Crusher, Sheller and other attach-
ments. . Apply to
G. R. CARSON,
Mr. Leslie Leach and vvlfo of Central
City, spent Saturday afternoon with Mrr.
Leach's father, Mr. George Barnes.
Mr. Morton Williams went to Green
ville Saturday afternoon.
Miss Klttlo Uhoads went .to Pr!ncet6n
Monday ' to accept a position as book
Mr. II. D. Taylor, city, and Mr. Fred
Taylor, of Princeton, bought tho Beaver
Dam Planing Mills branch houso si
Princeton. Consideration unknown,
Mr. II. D. Taylor sold his beautiful
homo to Dr. Willis, of Cromwell. The
Doctor will movo hero In tho near fu
ture. Mr. Kerlcy Park was In town Sunduy
Mr. and Mrs. R. W. King and son,
spent Sunday afternoon and night with
Mrs. King's parents, Mr. and Mrs. W.
Mr. Chupman, of Illinois, Is visiting
his sister, Mrs. Klinbley this week.
E. P. Barnes and Bro. shipped six car
loads of chickens to New York lust week
vulued at 12,777.1C
Mr. Harvey D. Plummcr, of Center
town, wus In town Saturday.
Mr, Jim Doolln, cashier of tho Mor
gantown Deposit Bunk, of Morgantowu,
Ky., was In town Friday.
Judge Rlrkhead and family spent Sun
day night with Mr. and Mrs. Leo Barnes
Mr. John Welcer and vvlfo, of Dyers
burg, Tenn., aro visiting Mrs. Welcer's
sister, Mrs. Hubert Rummage. .
Mrs. W. A. Austin who Is IU with
stomach trouble, Is some better tills
week, , '
Mr. Q. C. Flener, of Cromwell, spent
a few days tills week with Ills daughter,
Mrs, J. N. Jarnngln. Mr. riener Is sev
enty-elght years old and Is still quite
Mr. A. D. Taylor has gone, to Dyors
burg, Tenn., prospecting.
April 23. The dcntji nngel visited the
homo of Mr. nnd Mrs. Uetlle Amos, Aprl
19, nnd took from them their darling
llttlo babe. Ho was a bright nnd intelli
gent little fellow and was loved by all
who knew him. We hope tliat the pir
eitts will live so as to meet llttlo Blon
del on the other shore where parting Is
Mr. Blrdls Atchison and Miss Cliloo
Rafferty were married at tho home of
the Rev. W. G. Stovvarts on April 2!.
There was a large attendance. Wo all
wish thorn a Jong and chappy life.
Miss Geneva Raymer has been visiting
her cousins Mrs. Amlo Cargal and Mrs.
Efflo Jennings, of Render.
Mr. Dudley Leach and wife and Uiree
children, visited his parents Mr. and
Mrs.. John Leach, Sunday.
Mrs. Bettlo Sorrels and children, visit
ed the Rev. W. G. Stewart, Sunday.
Mr. Arw In Leisure, of near Horton, v Is
Ited his grand-paronts.Mr. and Mrs. W.
G. Stewart Sunday.
Sir. nnd Mrs. Jessie Hill, of Simmons,
Is visiting her parents nt Uils writing.
Mr. and Mrs. Verdle Wilson, of McHen
ry, are visiting her parents at this writ
ing. The singing school Is progressing nicely
at this place.
ARGUMENTS HEARD ON
USING NIAGARA POWER
Stimson Considers Question of
How Much Water Can Be' '
Washington, D. C, April 20. Secre
tary Stimson" today hoard arguments
upon the application Involving the
queaUon as to how much water can
be taken from Niagara Falls, for electric
purposes, without Impairing Uio . scenic
The economic quesUon of the pro
priety of reducing tho amount of power
derived from the falls, alotted to
norUiern New York towns, In order that
current may be conveyed to Detroit,
and. Incidentally to Windsor, Ont., plso
The quesUon arise In connection with
the application to Import electric power
generated at Niagara Falls, into tho
United Stores at Detroit. The ap
plication was resisted by Representa
tives of a Detroit company.
Secretary Stimson has taken the appli
cation under consideration,
April 23,-Rev. J. A. Bennett filled
his regular appointment at Mt. Carmel
Saturday and Sunday.
Mr. W. H. French bought two fine
horsos ono day last week from Mr. Dick
ens for a valuable consideration and
sold Mr. Dickens a horse the same day
Mr. B. J. WIgglnton sold a nice young
mulo to Mr. Louis French one day last
week for $123.
Mrs. Pearl Park and children, Stanley,
Rabble and Meredeth, visited Mr. and
James Stewarts Sunday.
Mr. and Mrs. Roan Dodson, of Owens
boro, aro in this community visiting
their children, Mrs. Pearl Park and Mr.
Elder Dodson and Mrs. Robert Moscley.
Mr. and Mrs. Ira Ellis and Mrs. Aut
ry Patton and llttlo son, Hubert, spout
the day Sunday with Mr, and Mrs. Bunk
Most of tho men around hero attend
ed the log rolling hist Wednesday.
Mr. Autry Patton visited his parents
at Maxwell from Saturday until Sunday.
Mr. Albert Stowart attended church
at Mt. Carmel Sunday and dined with
Mr, Sam Uhoads.
Mr. Sam Rhoads and family attended
tho birthday dinner at Mr. Frank Ual t
Brother G. S. Holbrook'will bo or
dalned as deacon of Jit. Carmel church
the first Sunday afternoon In may at S
o'clock. All sister churches are Invited
Sunday school is progressing nicely at
Mt. Carmel with O. S. Holbrook glint.
For Sale or Trade.
TrocUon Engine, Tlixeshlng Machine
and Saw mill. Cheap It taken at once.
Address, P. O. BOX 101,
3tf , McHcnry, Ky.
DALL PLAYERS MUST
ODSERVE RIGID ROLES
Manager of Pirates Insists Men
to Keep In Good
Pittsburgh, April 22. Manager
Clarke of Uie Pirates is a great
er for form, and Insists Uiat libs
lead very model lives, at least during
training season. He has Just Issued
a table of ten commandments for tha
team which aro all don'ts. Here they
1 Don't smoke clsarottes. If you
must use tobacco select a good Pitts
burgh stoglo or a pipe.
2 Don't drink. Alcoholic stimu
lants used In moderation ma do lit
tle harm; they can do no good, and
they are dangerous. Better be p. tee
totaler. 3 Don't keep lato hours. "Early
to bed and early to rise" Is still a
4 Don't gamble. Worrying about
an acefull that was beaten last night
or wondering how Uie horses are run
ning whllo play Is in progress, ara
5 Don't be a grouch. Cheorfullness
Is a very desirable quality In anybody
a ball player In particular. Sharp
answers and displays of temper on
the field interfere witli successful
team work and often cause enmities.
Don't procrastinate. If anything
Interferes with reporting on Ume cut
it out. Tardiness sots a bad example.
7 Don't bo a backbiter. If you
have an Idea Uiat the club is not be
ing managed properly ,tell Uie mana
ger about It. If your suggestions are
good he'll appreciate them, y
8 Don't be a quitter. It you are
getting a bad break on Uio luck, brace
yourself and fight all the harder.
9 Don't sulk. If you've been callod
down the cluinces are that you de
served It, and you'll gain nothing by
showing your teeth.
10 Don't bait the umpire. Base
ball law gives him the advantage over
you at all times so that It does not
pay to oppose him. The captain will
attend to all the necessary kicking.
Will Preach Here.
ROY L. BROWN, EVANGELIST.
The above Is a picture of Elder Roy
L. Brown, the noted evangelist, who
with his company will be here on May
12 to begin a revival meeting at tho
On Sunday morning May 12 Elder
Brown will deliver the annual baccalau
reate sermon for Hartford Collego grad
uates at tho Court House, Tho graduata.
this year are Misses Ruth Riley, Corinne
Woodward, Flora Taylor, Lela Mogan,
Bessie Hudson, Leila alenn, Eftle Duke,
Eddyjthe Duke, Beatrice Haynes, Daisy
Wedding, Ozona Moscley. Messrs. Her
bert Felix, Shelby Stevens, and Edgar
Barnard. This Is tho largest graduat
ing doss of Uils school for several years.
Will "Shoot" To-day Probably.
The nltro-glycerlne, which was order
ed several days ago for .tho purpose of
"shooUng" tho oil well owned by tho
West Kentucky OIlCo., abovo Hartford,
arrived late Wednesday afternoon.
Thursday .morning quite a crowd of In
terested Hartford- people went to tlio
well, expecting tlio shot to bo made that
day, but It was announced by the man
who brought the explosive that he had
been given strict orders not to attempt
the work until tho arrival of the mana
ger from Lawrence vllle, Hi. Ho Is ex
pec tod to arrlvo In Hartford today or
Saturday, when work will be. commenced
Tho gentleman who arrived Wednesday
was of tho opinion after visiting tho
well that It would bo a success In every
way. He said that he had Men 200 bar-'
rels a day well that was hi only about
oven feet of oil sand. The wall here Is
In twenty-one feet Vt oil sand, and this
U a splendid Indication.