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Hopkinsville Kentuckian. (Hopkinsville, Ky.) 1889-1918, February 28, 1899, Image 1

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Another
Two Weeks
on our entire stock
with the exception
of a few staples
- The weather has
been so bad that
many people have
found it impossible
to come and for
their benefit we
will carry the sale
on for
Two Weeks
Longer
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REFUSED TO SETTLE
The Eiscal Court Rejects a Com
promise Proposition
The Banks Offered to Pay 50 Per
Cent of the- Delinquent
Taxes
The Fiscal Court met in called
session Friday to consider a propo
sition made by the banks of IIop
kinsville and the Pembroke bank
to settle all delinquent taxes at 50
cents on the dollar The banks
were represented by attorneys and
the county by the county attorney
and a lengthy discussion of both
sides was heard by the court
The amount involved was about
14000 exclusive of accrued pen
alties
The compromise proposition was
defeated by a vote of 5 to 3
Those who voted for it were
Justices Dixon Clark and Major
Those voting against the propo
sition were Justices Huckner Par
ker Long Fuller and Helsley
The bank cases are now in the
Supreme Court and a decision is
expected this week
COL JORDAN GILES
Sued For Heavy Damages For
Criminal Assault on a Little
Girl
Morganfield Ky Feb 24 A
more sensational suit than that
tiled in the circuit court here to
day has never been tiled in this
county It was one charging Col
Jordan Giles ivith assaulting
America Wooldridge a twelve-year-
old girl The suit is brought by
Win Wooldridge tlm Iuther of the
girl Both parties reside in Stur
gis The petition states the act
complained of occurred on or about
January 2 IS and IK 10 is
asked in the wa of damages
The attorneys lor the plaintiff are
J M Thompson of Sturgis and
Davis Hull of this city
Col Jordan Giles is a prominent
and wealthy citizen ot Sturgis
When the Ohio alley railroad was
built in 1XS5 he took an active in
terest in its progress and shorth
thereafter founded the town of
Sturgis Since then he has been
the leading spirit in that citys de
elopment tuning been instru
mental in opening coal mines there
building storerooms churches etc
The plaintiff is the daughter of
Win Wcxildridge who though
following the unpretentious trade
of a barber is said jto be a highh
respected and good citizen
RESIDENCE BURNED
Young Beverly Farmers Heavy
Loss by Fire Friday
The handsome residence of Mr
i
cnus M iayee ol near Meverlv
burned about 1 oclock p m Fn
da nlv a small portion of the
furniture was saved When the
Hames were discovered bv one ol
the tarm hands the root was be
ginning to fall in and there was
then v ry little tune to save anv
thing The supposition is thatfall
ing soot caused the lire Mr Cayce
estimates his loss at about 2000
He had only 1000 insurance lie
is a prosperous and very popular
young farmer and his many friends
sympathize with him in his heavy
loss
THREE PINES
Two of the Parties Sent to the
Work House
On Friday Tom Hopkins was
fined 5 and costs on a charge of
drunkenness He was sent to the
work house
Mack Smith and Olive Thomas
both colored were yesterday fined
20 and costs each in the city court
on a charge of fornication Smith
went to the work house and the wo
man settled her fine
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HOPKINSVILLE KENTUCKY TUESDAY FEBRUARY 28 1899
RECEIVER WANTED
The Louisville Dispatch Compa
ny Sued by Stockholders
Ask For a Receiver To Wind Up
The Affairs Of the Paper
Heard Yesterday
Five stockholders of the Louis
ville Disnatch Pnlilisihinir mmnnnv
to 1
have brought suit for the appoint
ment of a receiver to take charge of
the affairs of the company and for
a restraining order to prevent the
disposal of the recent issue of
50000 worth of bonds
The plaintiffs to the action who
are represented by Attorney Clay
ton B Blakey and Attorney Henry
Watson of Montgomery county are
J W Hedden J O Green William
T Fitzpatrick Win Sledd and J
E Cooper all of Mt Sterling t e
last named being the circuit judge
of Mt Sterling district
The suit is brought against the
Dispatch Publishing company Co
lumbia Finance and Trust compa
ny William J Baird Allen R
Carter 1 T ONeal Kvving
Eaches A S Deitzman Chas I
Stewart June W J ale J M Miller
and John II Whallen defendants
The motion for a receiver was to
be heard at 10 oclock yesterday
before Judge Shackleford Miller of
the chancery division
FIRE AT DAWSON
Mr Dunbars Dwelling Destroyed
Together With Considerable
Cash
ti
The dwelling house of J Henry
I nbVviADvavoii wasdestcpyed
by lire last Thursifay together w ith
entire contents including about S5o
in money which had been placed i
in a bureau drawer for safe Keeping
It is not known just how the tire
originated Mr Dunbars loss is
something like S0o He had no
insurance It w asw ith thegreatest
difficulty that friends prevented
Mr Dunbar fromentering the build
ing while it was falling in in an
effort to save his monev
MAIN SIREET LOT SOLD
Hrs Lucy J Ellis Will Build in
the Spring
Mrs Lucy J Ellis has purchased
of Mr Geo E lary his handsome
building lot in the Phelps property
on South Main street paying there
for S2 400 This is a considerable
advance over the price paid by Mr
ar about a year ago The lot is
SO feet front and teet deep and
one of the prettist in town It is
mceh set in shade trees and is a
very desirable building lot in the
most fashionable part of the city
Mr Ellis will erect a handsome
modern dwelling house upon it in
the spring
HON FOLK LALT00N
Slips on Slippery Ground
Breaks an Arm
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and
Hon Polk Lalloon had the mis
fortune yesterday to fall and break
his arm The accident occurred
about his residence and was due
to his slipping- on some ice says
the Hustler
Dr Will Ross was sent for anil
dressed the injured member While
it is not a bad break yet it will
confine Mr LalToon for some lime
SAULL FREIGHT WRECK
Fourteen Cars Leave the Track-No-One
Hurt
A north bound L N through
freight was wrecked at Adams
Tenn seven miles south of Guth
rie Saturday morning and four
teen cars were derailed It is
thought that an open switch caused
the trouble No one was hurt
Traffic was delayed several hours J
J TWa
Childrens Jacket and Pants ages
5 6 8 and f TheBe goods 1 Eft
are worth S3 U and So for lou
Mens Wool Mixt Half Hose the
very thing you want for cold Olp
weather worth 15c for 3
1 ipouette Initial Handkerchiefs Iflp
Mens Black Cotton Mackintoshes
fancy lining other houses are
selling them at 2 and 2 50 1 Eft
our price vll
Mens fancy Ribbed Underwear mt
teen faced pearl butlous sizes
Shirts 36 -JO 42 and 41 worth
50c SEE OUR SHOW OC
WINDOW for- u
9 Boys gray and brown all wool
Album Meltom Overcoats hand
somely tailored sizes 14 15 ft E
16 and 17 worth 10 for
UNDER ARREST
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Jerrv Kagan claiming
die as his lormer home is under
arest at Columbus Neb charged
DR AQNEW DEAD
Kentuckiau Prominent in Pyth
ianism Died of Meningitis
Henderson Kv Feb 25 A tel
ephone message to his relatives
hero announces that Dr K L Ag
new ot Sebree is dead of
meningitis Dr Agnew was a lead
ing phsicim in Webster county
and was grand chancellor of the
Knights ol Pi thias
TO RAISE THE TRACK
I c
Road Will Spend 200000
For That Purpose
The Illinois Central Railroad will
spend 200001 on its roadbed be
tween Kvansville and Henderson
between now and summer In many
places the bed is so low that high
water comes over it After the
roadbed has been raised the track
will bo above the highvvater mark
Aged Eighty Four
Kandle McCarty an old colored
man of the Gracey neighborhood
died last Friday morning Ho was
years old His brother Hurrel
McCarty died about two weeks
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Death of firs Sims
Mrs R C Sims died at her home
near Cobb Sunday of consumption
She leaves a husband and four
children
NO 17
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To our many lriends we extend our thanks for the up to date season that we
have had Our trade so far this season has been greater than any previous
season This shows our goods were correct and our prices right We got
our goods in at the proper time and our prices sold rhem So it does not re
quire any humbug advertisement these days The people have learned tha
these big advertisements dont always mean good value
What we advertise
Is just as we say
There is no humbug about it nor the way we got it nor the way we sell it
Below are a few things that we have shut our eyes totbeco rt and put ou our
Job Tables We will sell at these prices as long as they lrst
80 dozen Mens aud Boys Linen Col
lars worth 15c and 20c each Iflp
thrown out at per dozen
Sizes 12 12J 14 14 16 16J 17 17J
Childrens Cotton Underwear Shirts
and Drawers sizes 16 18 20 tOi
22 24 2628 30 prices 510
a garment
Childrens RubbQrs sizes 12 to 1rtr
U price IUU
Childrens 50c 75c and S100 QZfx
Waist for O0
Childrens Jeans Xneo Pants OC
35 aud 40 at v
Childrens all wool long Pant Suits
ages 9 10 11 and 12 worth 1 Eft
3 400 and 500 for IJU
Boys Corduroy Knee Pant O OC
Suits worth S3 for CCvT
Boys Wool Mixt BuckBkin OCp
Gloves worth 50c for c v1
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Successors fo Mammoth MothiiLC A- Co
SUCCUMBED TO PNEUMONIA
Is Jerry Eagan and Claims Hop- Prominent Kennedy Citicn lone
kinsville as Mis Home
to His Reward
with shooting i policeman with in- nesdav after an illne
Miss Susie McKae sjstei
Ars
ah
el
tent to kill Chief Armstrong has weeks of pneumonia agedSii v ears
received letter from the Sheriff of
a jc vwls a number of the
ever lived here Kagan
25 v oars old and of Irish
a
about
descent
Mr Kenneth McKae la
Mr K McKae of this citv died at
his home near Kennedv last Wed
Maptisi
Platte county Neb making in- church a must cellent citien and
quiry about the man Ip to w ill be much missed fioni that eom
terday afternoon he had been un- munitv The rem linv were bin led
able to find out anything abouthim jn Kdgewood cemetef it
or as to vv hether or not such man the follow mg afternoon
if t
i entoii
f tlu
ckev
deceased and Walter Lad
grand son have been verv low
with pneumonia but were reported
oetter esterdav
CHARGES CRUELTY
Veach Sues For Diorce
From Her husband
Mrs da Veach hidherhiisband
C S Veach arrested Saturdav on
a w arrant charging hi in w ith cruel t
Soon alter his arrest Mr
thruh her attoriiev s
Me
each
Lamk s and IK nvvorth in t it nt
ilivoKi prov miim1 again
v 1 ul mil iiluiinaii t reatu
alleged All 01 hs p
has been attaechetl lor the i
ol sei uring alimony andniaintenun
ot herself and itheir 5 mont
son 1 nev were married in
j Deaths From Mening
Henderson K Feb 2
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lent 1-
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itis
Th
tv nine fatalities from meningitis
in this city and counU have been
reported from lebruarv 1 up to the
present time Dr 1vi1 Dixon has
called a meeting ol the Ot and
County Boards together with all
the physicians ot the city and coun
ty to discuss this fatal disease and
take precautionary measures
Big Coon Catch
Mr Pattin Crick of near Mau
nington reports the heaviest coon
catch of the season He has suc
ceeded in catching 3 this winter
MisstLucyHnnmy of this county
has opened up a -dressmaking es
tablishment in Madisomille
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