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VOL XXXL HOPKINSVILLE KENTUCKY TUESDAY NOVEMBER 30 1909No 0
Tn No 139
LAST DAY TO
ESCAPE PENALTY
Busy Times Are Seen in
and About the Sheriffs
Office
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MONEY IS ROLLING IN
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t
B kof the Collections of
130000 Have Been
Made
The office of the county sheriff
John M Renshaw has been the
busiest place in town for a week or
t more and will be until tonight this
t being the last day upon which coun
ty taxes can be paid without the ad
dition of six per cent
The total revenues of the county
this year are estimated at about
130000 of which 10000 is the spe
cial school tax of 10 per cent and
about 60000 will go to the state
This collection is made by writing
more than 5000 receipts Up to
yesterday morning about 100000
had been collected 21000 of the
amount coming in Friday and Sat
urday
Last year the sheriff paid to the
state auditor 54000 The school
tax is causing a great deal of com
plaint and protest In many neigh
borhoods the schools have been con
solidated and the property owners
are required to pay the school tax
without receiving any corresponding
benefits from the new school law
In addition there is a poll tax for
school purposes of 1
r The largest individual tax payer
< in the county is Mr R F Rives who
is closely followed by Mr Thos H
Elliott Mrs M A Mason Mr E
D Jones and other prosperous farm
ers There are larger tax lists in
the city but they are those of corpo
rations and not individuals
HumphreysGoodman
Miss Caroline Irwin Goodman and
Mr Adrian Clyde Humphreys will
be married Wednesday evening at
830 oclock at the First Christian
church followed by a reception at
the home of the brides parents Dr
Harry Goodman and Mrs Goodman i
in Garvin Place to which only rela I
tives and intimate friends are in I
vited I
vitedDr E L Powell will perform the i
ceremony
ceremonyMiss Humphrey of Hop
kinsville sister of the groom will
be maid of honor and the brides
maids will be the following
Misses Josephine Barclay Mary I
Louise Barclay and Virginia Graves
Mr Lewis Hancock will be Mr
Humphreys best man and the
groomsmen will be Messrs Harry
Downs Hughes Moore and John
Clark CourierJournal
ClarkLourierJournalINJURED
INJURED MAN J
W M Cannon Is in Satisfac
tory Condition
Mr W M Cannon whose right
thigh was crushed by an accident in
which his team was killed by theL
N Railroad Nov 20 is at the
home of their son George Cannon
and his recovery is hoped for with
out the amputation of his leg which
was broken in three places Mri
Cannon is 61 years old and although
his age is against him he is doing
well
StitesHerndon
At a meeting of the Oumswee
Club Saturday afternoon held with
Miss Jean McKee the hostess made
the formal announcement of the en
gagement of Miss Joy Herndon to
Mr Gervas Taylor Stites of Louis
ville Miss Herndon is the beauti
ful daughter of Mr and Mrs Geo
T Herndon one of the most popular
members of the Oumswee club
Mr Stites is a rising young busi
ness man who is connected with the
prominent Stites family of Hopkins
ville and Louisville The wedding
will take place Jan 5
ReardonCuthbertson
Dr Fred D Reardon and Miss
Celeste Cuthbertson were married
Wednesday afternoon in the rectory
of St Josephs church by Father T
J Hayes says the Park City News
Immediately after the ceremony
which was witnessed by only a few
of the young couples most intimate
friends they were driven to the
station taking the 6 oclock train
for Nashville and a ten days South
ern trip Upon their return they
will be at home in Bowling Green
The bride has often visited in Hop
kinsville and has many friends here
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PUBLIC SALE p
HAVING SOLD MY FARM LOCATED ON
Hopkinsville and Clarksville Pike One
JMileSout of Longview I will on
DECEMBER 15
sell on the above mentioned premises personal property as follows 14 head
of work mules 2 yearling mules 1 pair gentle driving horses five years old 1
1 two year old driving mare lot of stock cattle 3 milch cows lot of stock
hogs 20 fat shoats 4 fourhorse wagons 2 twohorse wagons 2 sets four
horse wagon harness 1 set twohorse wagon harness 1 set double buggy
harness and pole 10 sets plow harness 2 eight foot tongue truck binders
4 wheat drills 1 manure spreader 1 corn planter 1 hay tedder 2 mowers I
1 rake 2 disc harrows 1 new ground harrow 3 large smoothing harrows J
4 fallowing plows 4 LwuIiore pluwa 10 oiuglo plowd 10 double shoVctJM
Cultivators 1 fodder shredder and lots of small tools 800 bushels corfp
Hiltons hay 1000 wheat sacks
Infact everything necessary to operate a well appointed
five hundred acre farmc
TERMS made known on day of sale
J C JOHNSON
DR JOHN E GRAY Auctioneer
FIRST NATIONAL BANK
HOPK5NSVILLE KENTUCKY
> UNITED STATES DEPOSITARY
Only National Bank In This Community
Capital 7500000
Surplus 2500000
Stockholders Liability 7500000
ISSUES TRAVELERS CHECKS GOOD IN ALL PARTS
f OF THE WORLD
HAS A REGULAR SAVINGS DEPARTMENT
Three Per Cent Interest Paid on Savings and Time Deposits
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FOUR SERVICES
FOURSEDVICESNEXT
NEXT THURSDAY
Foreign Missionary Rally at
Ninth Street Christian
iChurch
REV CAREY TO PRESIDE
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Special Invitation Extended
to Christian Churches of
the County
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Thursday at the Ninth St Christian
church promises to be the greatest
meeting of the kind ever held in the
church It will consist of four ser
vices These will be held at 10 a mt
2 p m 630 p m and 8 p m Rev
Stephen J Carey one of the secre
taries of The Foreign Christian Mis
gsionary Societywill preside through
out the day He and two noted mis
sionaries will speak There will be
other speakers of reputation The
music of the day will be appropri
hate and inspiring Mrs Foster Mrs
Perkins and the choir of the Ninth
Street church will render special
music
At 630 p m a luncheon will be
served in the main Sunday school
room to the men of the church and
such other men as may be in at
tendance upon the rally Special in
vitations to this luncheon is extend
ed to the men ef the Christian
churches of the county Those who
shall attend the meeting are urged
to be prompt
At 8 p m an exhibition of moving
pictures will be given These pic
tures will represent scenes and
events of foreign fields in many
quarters of the world
Much interest centers in the lun
cheon for men It is the first time
that such a luncheon has been under
taken in this church Besides thee
prospect of entertaining their friends
from the country and neighboring
towns lends enthusiasm to the prep
arations being made by the com
mittee in charge The luncheon is
given by the First Bible Class
taught by Mr Geo C Long and the
Recruiters of which Mr T J
McReynolds is president
To the services in the auditorium
all are cordially invited It is hoped
that there will be the usual frater
nal interest on the part of the mem I
bers of other churches which added
much to the zest of former rallies
J E BROWNING
Death Removes Brotber of
J A Browning
Mr J E Browning who had a
on olr rf nnnlirato Inof Qtimmnw
died at the home of his daughter
Mrs H H Fulcher near Fairview
hady
been county surveyor of Todd coun
ty until two years ago when he
moved to Elkton to live He was a
member of the Christian church He
es two daughters Misses Vir
is d Mary
MaryBrowning
ofd
Mr John A Browning one of Chris
tian countys most prominent citi
zens who resides near Church Hill
SHOT IN FACE
By a Bullet From Pistol of
T H Major Jr
Hendricks Major shot and slightly
wounded Walker Radford Friday
afternoon near the crab apple pond
Radford is a son of Sam Radford
and Major a son of Esq T H Ma
jor The young men were embitter
ed towards each other as a result of
a lawsuit in which Sam Radford
obtained a judgment for 82 40
against Esq Major under a con
tract for the working of some land
on the shares The case was tried
that day and the young men were
enroute to their homes
The Majors father and son were
Ai
in one buggy and Radford and Con
stable J F Adcock in another
The Radfords claim that Esq
Major had gotten out of the buggy
With an uplifted stick when
young Major fired The Majors
claim that rtadford was cursing and
abusing them and making a Hostile
demonstration towards Esq Major
wKen the son fired to protect his
hisfather
father
fatherThe
The bullet from a 32 pistol entered
Radfords left cheek and striking
the bone was deflected around and
came out under his ear He return
ed to town and had the wound dress
ed It will not lay him up
The case will be heard next Mon
day Major was put under arrest by
Constable Adcock and later made
bond
BADLY BURNED
By Falling Into Can Of Hot
Lard
Mal olm Wills the eight year old
son of Mr Geo W Wills of the
Pembroke neighborhood was very
badly burned Friday The little fel
low wasstanding near where lard
was being rendered and stepping
backward fell in a large can of hot
lard It was feared that he had
been fatally injured but he was
reported better yesterday and it is
now thought that he will recover
Mr Wills had a child to burn to
death about two years ago
FOURTH STREET SEWER
One of the Notable Improve
men ts Made By the Re
tiring Council
The new Fourth street Sewer in
the First Ward has been finished and
will stand as a lasting monument to
the energy and efficiency of Council
man E H Higgins the popular
i young councilman of that ward who
secured this great public improve
ment during his first term It is
about 4 feet deep by 5 feet wide and
530 feet long putting underground
an unsightly open sewer that was
subject to frequent overflows On
top of the sewer is a sixfoot concrete
pavement The improvement cost a
little less than 1700 of which the
property owners paid 200 by agree
ment Mr Higgins has cause to
feel proud of the work he has done
for his ward As an evidence that
it was fully appreciated by his con
stituents he was reelected without
appositionThe
The work was done under contract
by the Meacham Contracting Co
Most disfiguring skin eruptions
scrofula pimples rushes etc are
due to impure blood Burdock
Blood Bitters is a cleansing blood
tonic Makes you deareyed clear
brained clearskinned
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Wholesale and total Grocers
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Beautiful line Oper and Long Capes
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All onepiece Suits at First Cost
Cut prices on all Ladies Suits f
Pretty lineof Extra Long Coatst
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administration of its affairs
Every officer of the Bank of Hop
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Its Directors are all well known
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The strength of this bank lies
not alone in its large capital ee
surplus and resources but in
the character and financial re
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conduct its affairs
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Hopkinsville Kentucky
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JNO L TBICE Vicepresident
CITY BANK Sc TRUST CO
CAPITAL STOCK 5000000 i v
SURPLUS EARNED 8000000
This Bank is prepared to act ns Executor Administrator Gnardioo
Trustee and perform duties in all fiduciary capacities iv
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THREE PER CENT ON TIME DEPOSITS
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other service rendered you by a
good commercial bank is of tho
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A MATTER OP GBSULV
INTEREST
to the housewife for her Thanks
giving baking and for adequately
heating her home for the season of
festivities is a supply of clean and
high grade coal We have our yard
filled with the best quality cool that
we have screened and cleaned ready
for Thanksgiving orders at
UNDERWOOD BUCKNER WESJ
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