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HARTFORD, OHIO COUNTY, KX, FRIDAY, OCTOBER 18, 1912.
Shot Fired By Fanatic In
Makes Speech Afterward But."
Wound More Serious Than
at First Thought.
CI traso, Oct. 17.-2:1.". n. in. -Col.
Itoir-evclt awoke lit l! o'clock and KiM , '" "'"" .-m. i .miihuoi.c.-.
the nurse that "lie hid .luid n bully .r- S. S. Soienson. of limine. WK. wao
slee;.." Ills teiiipciuturo wh IS.I, hls(ei,. In the Auditorium nml uine to
pill.- 71 nml his respiration IS. T.l.ls tlio 'hseslng loom on u cull fioni
la u decrease of two teutlis In temper- , the platform, miide u siipeiftckil ..ii.n:-fltur.-.
Kii hwit In his pulse and two , nation of the wound.
fiunts In re.-.plrnthui lmi the official '"ivy agreed tlmt It was liiiplhlc to
bulletin ImsiiuI lit in o'clock l.wt lilwlit. I lii"il Kuws ''" ' li"' vtcut of the
After the uronl was tukin the Colonel Colonel's Injiiihs. and tl.nt he should hv
nmyiiiiicd he would go to sleep uiriln.
lie had liecli ostecp sliuc It o'clock.
Milwaukee, WK (Vi. ll.-Col. Tihco-
dm- Koo-.i.lt wmi Hhot mul i-llKlitly
wou'elcd tonight iih he wris tsi,vlng the
Gllpatilc Hotel lor tie Atldlloiii in to
make u niH-ccJi. TJio wound rws sup-
erf . lal. and the Colonel wtut to tie hntl
and began hLs spech after lie ,lind seen
1 iu assailant iiricstc.l and taken to
t e polUe station.
With the Colon. I were 'lill!l ltnosevvlt
n v.mg ei.ui.ln Mr. Coe-hcnis .Mr. Slnillif
nml C'aiit. Glrunl.
TV.- ctowil pun-oil do?e nl out the Col
tiel (mil Wie a cluer nshe apj.eaiMl. As
tie putty npploiuJied lhi fiiitiiniolill?., "" "" " e.ivui upon mu cro.M.
(Ml ltiH.sexclt's coinpnnlons sloiwl aside "" the cheeilnB died suddenly n,v.a.
and ie rleppeil Into tU ear. .Uirtln "' hine s.miiethli. to tell mil" mi Id
entered jllwctly behind him. find .silt on Mr. Cochonis. "and 1 liore ou will rt
tlie fuither side if tjie ear. 'lvp N"' "17b eahnly. Instantly an
Col lt...cetll stotNl hi. wnhJiiK hl hit upi.ir rose, hut the Ooc.'.em cihnetl It
In answer to the cheers of the ciowl.
TVle'nsKiiwdn wiif stnndlnc in -tin wwl
a few f.et from Uie iiuti.inol.lle.- lie
pushed hLs way to the side of the car
and r.ilsliiK his Kim flrsl.
Martin eiiiiKht the flash, ami lenpid
oer tjie car it second After tlve l.ulljt
sptnl on Its way.
Col. lloosevelt barely iinnvtsl nm the
shot was fired, llefore the crowd knew
whni had happened. Martin, who Is sl
feet tail nml a former lootball player,
luul liinde.1 squarely on the assassin's
aouldeiM nnil luul Louie hint to the
He thiew his rljtht nun aU.iit the
man's neck with n ulenth like rlp nnd
w i Jils left arm, seized the lurid
v tlimt 'mid the re-olver. In another sec
ond, he luul disarmed him.
"Lynch him! Ivlll him:" crlet a 'hun
dred men. 'I',he ciowd pressed In on
tlicin and Martin and Cnpt. Olrard who
Tod followed Mnrtln oev the side of
the nutamoblle, -wcro cntwht w'Ui their
prlsnner In the mlitst of n striuutllni;
throne of umddened men. It seemed for
.the moment tluit he would he torn to
piece by the Infuriated men. and It
was Col. HiMiM-velt himself wlp Inter
AOne.1 on Jils Itchulf.
He raised his hand and miottncid '"
the erifwd to fall luick.
"Stop, stop!" he cried. "Wtand iluu'k!
don't hint him."
The men in the crovd ut fltt wire not
dlrpvoil to hcstl his words but ut length
fell back nnd permitted Martin nnd Cup
taln a Inn it to carry the inun Into the
After a short stuiKKle the nna,ssln Knvo
up and was carried without reslrtnice
out of the reach of.thc piowid.
"Are you hurt, Colonel," u hundred vol
cos called out.
"CWi. no," Jie responded with n fsmd".
"Mlsseil mo that time I'm mot 'hint
"1 .think we'd better lie Koln on." he
nald to tlio other members of his ntrty.
"or ,we will bo late."
No one In tlio l arty, InrliulInK Colonel
lloosevelt hluiHeir, t-ntertalned tho sllt;.it
eit notion that the Colonel had b';n
shot. He felt no shock or pain u,t the
time, and It wn nsirumed tlmt tlve Lu'
let -went wll.l. As soon as ,Colonel llo3s
lt had .assuted himself that .the us
sassln ,wur i:ife In tho hands of tho
police, he Rao orders to drive on '"
the Aiidltoiium. ,
They had drhenhaidly one of the fo'jr
blocks fioni the hotel to the auditorium
when John MA'CJnitli. iinother of Oolonol
ltoosevelt's secretaries, ut,lered n slui.'P
CMlauiatlnii and pointed "to the Colo
"Look Colonel." ho mid, "jtficro l n
hole In our overcoat."
Coionel lloonevvlt looked dawn ua,w the
I hole, then unbuttoned tho tl tr biown ur-
my ei.it which h wns wealing nnil
I (.luiiHt his linml beneath. When he with.
iliiw It, his flngciH were Htiilned with
I'olonel Uonoitt wn not lit nil ills-
imiycd li)' lilt dlscovciy.
I "It looks as though I ihail lecu lilt."
lie mid, " lint 1 don't think It is im-
Or, Sciiri) Terrell, of lulla. Texas,
Ciilnnol Itnoscvclt'ti plijsiclan, win Inul
cntcietl tin- niitomoblle Juki beUuc It
tni tfil (iff, Insisted that the Colin?!
letuin to tlio hotel. Hi- ;woiild not linur
of It, hoiVcwr, nnil tin' cur was driven o
to the- iiuilltniluiii.
As soon iik they roarhnl the building,
lloosevelt Mas taken Into u ilicssliit;
ruoiu nnil IiIm outer xiirments were '?
uioveil. Dr. 'I'm tell, with the help frf
.... ...I... Lt. m ..., .. 1
ill means kii nt once to a I osjdtul.
"I will deliver tills -peceli or die, olio
or .the other," was Col. KiniM'M It'.s. re-
''W-lte C-e piotesU of Ills pliys'e.ian.
the t'"lni I Miodo out of the dressing
io.uii mud . ml., tho singe. A large ciowd
I'-ieked Into tnc I.Ib building, chevre'l
lomlly as he cnleted and iwitlnu.t a worl
" Indicate wl.nt had liapp. nnl wu f
Id" sent. Fur hevei.il minutes the eiow 1
"" nm" "f wljoni suypretc.1, Umt tint
-'lnel hole a bullet In Ills bod), keut
"l Its dueling,
I 'l',llt'" ''' "elifiiis hlrjipeil (to the tro.it
"' the platfoim and held up his .li-.inl.
''""eie was soiiiethhii- In his innnn r
and I.eK.in to speak. He then told them
that the ColontlJiad been fV,l
County May Fay $221,000 Debt.
' Campbellsvllle, K, Oct. 12. Taylor
Comity Is wnkhiK up to Its old iMllu.id
bonded Inilebledness. There Is. It Is os
tlmated, J.'l.tMi In boiyls and ml;jiuns
for borrowed money UKulnst the county,
InchidliiK IW.U'ti In JudKUieuts and cost
on old bonds that wer not taken up by
second Issue of bonds about twenty year
afio. $."171 JiidKiiieiits, cost and Interest
on borioueil money, JlW.fiCU on .new
ibonils. couuthiK luUTest, innkliif; n to.
tnl of $221.WW.
On Octob r 21 the taxpayers are to
meet III their respeclhe precincts nnd
select t,wo represeuliitlvits to ill et the
. Fiscal Coutt October 29 to discuss ways
and inrnns whereby the county muy pay
urf this debt. If the bandltoliler? will
asree on reasonable terms to surrend r
their bonds fur casJi a suttlenient will
I W. C. MontKomery, of l-:ilzabethtovn,
who has pioxlcs niiiouutinc to 108,M,
, will be prerent on Oqtolner 29 and will
j make an off r to take, sixty cents an
Oct. 11,-Itor. W. M. Shelqn 'filled his
regular aprolntment ut ,thls place Sun
day. iMlss I.ula Klrtley wits the Kuest of
Mesdamcs Gertie nnd Itnth Klrtley Sim
day. Sir. lot liilc.heart. or ,tlils place, iiiaved
to Ccntet town ,ln-t week.
Sir. and Mrs. Geo. Tucker are visiting
friends at Sladlsouillle this week.
lira. W. M. ICIrlley; nnd H. II. J'ul-
kernun weio the cuest of Sirs. L. A.
Sir. C. . Reynolds shipped a large
number of cattle. tJieep nnd (,'oats to
Hiaiuillle Saturday ulKht.
Sir. and .Sirs, Andy Jfeul lslted Jlr.
and Mis. Frank Klrtley Sunday.
The KuimlUy t-chool Los tnusteied up
coimuRo enoiiKli to try the CYntertto.vii
Ursuled School boys with another ball
contest lust Saturday, which rosulted
In u score of II to 21 hi fat or of Cen
tertuiwii, the Humility boys are pluu
nhu; on soino other Kiiiue possibly lim
bics. SlUses Joslo A.UltliKtoii and Oertlo
Klitley were the uuest of IWrtha Swan
sou Saturday ulKht.
A Presidential Experiment.
Wilson's election would mean n hult'lnt;
unceiitnJu business. If not actually a
vury b,ul business. Tlve best one can
say of Wlliim hbusclf Is that li would
be an exiierlincut. and can we afford to
.experiment with the Chief Executive of
uie naMomgiw ork 1'res.
1 iJ V VrBLffKiMBUIlrXSafmKty
Says Let Common People
do the Dirty Work.
Mr. Dixon States Views as to
Assertions Made by
New York. Oct. 13.-rSiena.tor Joseph SI.
Dixon, mummer of Colonel Hoose,veU's
oampalKii Rae out Uie followlnj,- state
"In the later punt of September Mr.
J. W. Park received a circular letter
whloh had been sent to Princeton
Alumni requesting money contributions
In nld of Oovernor Wilson's candidacy.
Sir. I'irk ieiillntr expiesstd Jils high
regard for Sir. Wilson ns a jirlvate citi
zen and scholarly gentleman bu.t refused
to contribute on the ground iluit he
considered Cosernor Wilson undenwera
tlu nnd uuprogresshe In his attitude
toward social juid economic questions.
In support of his judgment ho cited
quotations from statements nade by
Dr. Wilson lu conversation with him.
The Los Angeles Tribune secured this
latter thn.t was written September 27
and publMitd It October 2.
The cited quotations .were:
"I do not believe In Democracy, the
rule of many; I believe In urlstueruey,
the rule of .the few but an aristocracy
of brains, not wealth.
"I disapprove of tho Chautauqua
Idea, the attempt to give a smattering
of culture to ever) body whlcJi results lu
corcelt without knowledge.
"1 iuii opposed to higher education
of the common people; somebody must
do ithe dirty work of the woild; why
shouldn't the children of the wanking
classes .be brought up to do the woik
their parents are now doing?"
AHyidlng tt0 tlio Dixon statement,
when n copy of the letter wus shown
to Governor WJlson( li ludlaivipotls, Oc
tober 3, he declared ,Uie stajtemeiits to
bo aluwlutely false. Sir, I'aik then
wrote nil ppen letter to tlie Governor
reiterating the correctness of .the .state
ments which he said had bum im.ado
while he' (lark) wus a university fellow
lu toclal science lu Pilncefton.
Tills ojmjii letter wji slvown .to Gover
nor Wllkon at ChUugo Octoiier 4. The
Governor again dented eer JiuIng made
tlie sta,U:n'nt wherewiyi he ,wua viirgod
GREEK GIVES ALL
TO FIGHT TURKS
Awaits Ambassador's Call
to the Front.
Deposits Money in Bank and Pre
pares to Die for
Peter Catsofls, pioprititor of .the Louis
ville nnd Cincinnati It stnurant, '-'A
North Third Street, was iborn In Greece
and .that means that he was a,born pa
triot. Like hundreds of Jils fellow cpun
trynien In Louisville and .thousands .f
others throughout the Unit d iattes.
Peter bus enlisted to fight for Greece
against Turkey In Uie .war of the iBalkr.i
States, but Peter, unlike he r ut, '
making a great saorlfVce for Ujs great
nnd glorious privilege.
In Ills little establishment near the
river front yesterday, lle.ter rnused 'n
filling the ord. x of a customer, io an.
nounce ithnt ho has decided to give nwa
his business, his restaurant which has
earned him a neat Income for se,veral
years past, hi order that hj may be free
to go to the front.
"I don't want to sell my business" he
said. "Ilecuusm why? I need no money
now. I geef away and go fight for my
Th lucky beneficiary of Peter's com
bined liberality und patriotism, is Mrs.
I.011I3 Frautz, who lives Jn the rear
of 133 North Fourth Street. (During the
past year or o Sirs. Fnints has bocn ill
ployed by Peter In the restaurant.
"Sho gient help to me. nnd slrj
know all about lestaurant. She kou
place 'till I come buck."
"Hut suppose you don't conip back?'"
suggested tho reporter.
There .wis "ot the slightest -note
of hesitation In Peter's rply.
"Then I dlo for Greece."
The restaurant does u "rattllnt;
good" business according to sive.ut
of its putrons who were found iu the
vicinity. All tho thcr men, and scores
of travelers coming Into the city via
the river packets stop th io for meals
every day. And Peter owns till tho
equipment, acquired by Industry and
years of fcavlug. Kcn tho stock of
uncooked foods on hand, will be en
trust d to Mis. Frnntz until d'ttor
conies buck fioni the war.
Peter hns a three-) ear lease on tho
building oceuplol by him and this, '.le
s.ijo ho will also transfer to Sirs. Franti
one day this- week, piol'ably tomorrow
along with all the other personal propel t
mentioned. He will hne legal docu
ments drawn up by nn attorney to make
the conveyuiic, .
Catsofls was born In Lajndln, IlatiJ
of (lieece, about 32 jcars aao. He Is
a son of Theodore Cattofls, a vintner
and cobbler, who Is still lUlint. La
J.ulin (s a small town about 5,000 In
population, llv miles from Athens.
Peter wns reared In his native, land
and earn, to the United States seven
years ago. Since his arrival In this
country he hns laid by a goodly stoic
of Hiuplus capital, which he will lcav
to his own credit In the bank. He Is
(.vrectlng a commission fiom the Greek
Ambasiudor in Washington nnd will
proceed to the scene of the couflct In
n few more days. Louisville Herald.
Sentiment for T. R. Is Growing.
Cattlettsburg, Ky Oct. 17. Close In
quiry and Investigation Into tlio pol
itical situation In Kistern Kentucky
leads .to the belief lloosevelt 'will carry
the Ninth. Tenth nnd Kleventh Districts
against the field. As all over the State
of Kentucky the Taft ,ote In ,thls sec
tion of Kentucky will 1k very light not-wlth-tanding
the fact that Ashland !s
the home of Collecter T. A. Field, of
the IoxintUon District.
The Democi-nts are trying to aioune
enthusiasm among .their lanks but are
meeting with small succe-s. The Pro-
grcsslxes hi the mountain districts
have .their organization well lu hand
and Dr. William Saulsberry of Ashland,
State central committeeman Li doing
some effcctiie work in tlie Ninth.
The laboilug lote Is almos-t Unanimous
for lloosevelt in this section where
Jiere are hundreds of timber and mine
woikers. A gieat many persons are
working quietly for tlie Piogressives but
their endeavois aie .bringing forth
Oct. IS. The protracted meeting fit
Wesley Clmjiel is atlll In piogress. Iter.
S. 31. Carrier Is preaching with much
earnestness and ability.
Sirs. Hannah Paik, of lied Hill Is vis
iting her sister. Sirs. James Waid this
iSIIss Slary llenfrow, Sunnydale, visited
her grandparents, Sir. nnd ill). iA. U.
Sirs. Itllla Williams hns returned from
Nvw,tonllle, Ind., and will -lsU relatives
here for a sliort while before returning
to her home In Oklahoma.
Itev T. V. Joiner, of Hartford, has
been In fite community a few dajs mak
ing pastoral visits and attending the
Sir. Lon Twlddell. of Calhoun, was the
guest of hU brother and family Sunday.
.Sirs. Slary Wurd Is quite sick at this
Sir. Homer Llndley Is convalescent.
Jlltss Virginia Thornton a trained nurse
from Owensboro is nursing Sir. GoeKd
iSIr. A. It. Plrtle, Ow.ensboro who his
been at .the bedside oX his grandchild
returned home yesterday,
Mrs. Delia Plrtle, of West Hartford l
the gueist of relatives this week.
Last TJiuisday night while nil nature
was wrapped In iJweet repose an nnget
came and took Uie splilt of Utile Jlu;;li
iVustln, tlie 1-year-old bubo of Professor
nnd Sirs. C. IS. Shown .to a home not
made with .hands but eternal In the
Heavens Impressive funeral service iweve'
conducted Friday at II o'clock by Ile.v. t '
D. Dennett at Sit. Ilermon. Interment
following In the cemetery theie. llo
was very Intelligent for Lis nge and
a beautiful child. iDeur parents and
little fitter Until you hue the ymrithy
of ull and tho sweet consolation ,that
"Jesus doeth all things well."
Surprise Birthday Party.
Quite a surprise was given Sirs. It
li. Cutter of Simmons on Sunday Oiit.
13, when friends, neighbors and rela
tives began to gather ut her lome. So
great .was the suiprlsu that sue
could not realize that It Wns tho
anniversary of her bhth. After e"nJo.ylng
the commonplace pliusantrles of con.)
versatlon 'for u while the saUerl 13 (
wus t leu ted to some excellent sopred .
music by Sir. Aluuzo Carter, Sl.i,tian.
z.ih. Following tills was u foast und'
and flow of the things substantial
so much I'cllfclud by man mid which
nre so Indespeusuble to his exthteiiJi
and .well being. The crowd dispersal
wishing tlio hostess of the occasion
might tlio to enjoy many repetitions of
Remarkable Growth in Ed'
Attendance Figure Has Increased-
22 Percent Since
Washington, Oct, 13. Store ttuan A
million nnd a quarter boys nnd girls will
attend the American high schools public
and private, during the tchool year 1912-1J
acocrdlng to the estimate of.-JJr. P. P.
Claxton, United Stat s Commissioner of
IMucntlon. Dr. Claton has been ossurro
by Sir. Alexander Summers, statistician
of the Hurcnii who has made a special
study of the matter, that the estimate
Is a cons rvuthe one. Of the number
glien l.HO.OfO ate estimated for the pub
lic high schools, and 150,000 tor ,the prl
vate secondary schools.
The Aenuican high school hns grown
phenomenally In the past dozen years.
Its do,velopm jit In the last two or thrca
years being apparently greater than In
the remarkable decade Just piccedlng.
Since Ui twentieth century opined tho
number of public high schools has al
most doubled and the number of stu
dents is easily twlc . 'what it was nt
the beginning of the century. The most
remarkable feature Is the great Increxse
III the proportion of tliose who go from
the grades Into the high school.
Only a very few years ago Uie high
school was chiefly attended by children
of tho ilch and moderately well-ito-do.
Today n aily one-fourth of the children
who enters tlie elementary so!ool een
tually pass Into 'the high school. Tito
exact figure Is 22 per c nt. If negro chll
dren are Included and 23 per pent If (white
only are considered. This Is jpairtuiufarliP
significant, since certain critics of the
public high schools have through a mis-
understanding of th: official reports, con
tended that a much smaller percentage
Umn is here given had ,the opppntunlty
of high school training.
Almost equally significant for publlo
education is the fact that by far the
most rapidly growli has been in the
public hlgii sc.hoo1s.The private secondary
schools show a healthy increase 25 per
cent In attendance since lf00; but the
public high schools have lactunlly double
their attendance. In tlie same p rlod. To
make the comparison on another basis;
In 1S90 forty out of every hundred high
schools wete private and sixty public;
In 1900 the proportion ihad changied to iS
and 77; and today there are only 18 pri
vate s ,condnry schools tor ever) M
public high schools.
As to number of students: In 1SC0, 72
per .cent of the pupils wpie In private
high schools and 6S p r cent In publlo;
today only 12 per cent of the pupils are
In private secondary schools, the great
bulk (SS per cent) bolng In the publlo
The people have shown Jnplr apprecia
tion of their high schools In ithe most
direct way possible supporting them un
failingly and g nerouslyv They (have
faith enough n It to pay huge cum of
money year after year that the high
school may do greater and gr ater woilc
SIIIIion-dollar school buildings are go
ing up In American cities. Industry,
technical ability, Jiome-maklng, together
wlUi the essentials of a cultural edu
cation. ar being taught to our boys and
girls lu tho uplendld high schools of to
day on a scale that was never dreamed of
In the civic life of uny nation before ouf
Commissioner Claxtou's widely quoted
statement of some mouths ago to the
effect that he looked f 01 ward to tho
time when all boys und girls would have
at lest a high school education a svn UK
ly of fulfillment sooner than even the
CoiumUstonur himself anticipated.
A Few Polls.
A poll of the emplo)es at a steel i!ant
lu Ureeuillle, Pa., rcsulttd as follows;
lUvvweU. :); Wilton, 3. At the office
of a Finnish publication called Ameriknit
I'lUlst, ltooseielt gut 4C1 vote, Taft,
20; La l'ollette. 41. nnd Clark. 6. Tht
N((w- York Herald mude a canvass of
the Hudson Terminal Uuilding, one of
Uiu largest office buildings Jn Now
York. This wus the result; Itoojevelt,
HJj Wilson, CJ; Debs, 7; Taft. . A vote
taken on Uie Davis votiiu niiclitno
showed .that following n turns; Taft,
m; Wilson. 13S; Uoose.velt, 209; (UHf.
2S' Deb. .V..
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