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CHAS. M. MEACHAM.
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Advertising Ratoa on Applications
212 SOUTH MAIN STREET.
former President Has Big Lead
Over Taft and Clark
Leads Over Wilson.
Chicago, April 10. Incomplete re
turns from Illinois primary election
precincts indicate that Theodore
Roosevelt led President Taft about
two and a half to one in the prefer
ential presidential primary and that
Champ Clark's vote in the same pri
mary was approximated twice that
for Gov. Wilson, of New Jersey.
Colonel Chaurcey Dewey, head of
the state Roosevelt organization,
gave out a statement, declaring the
former president had carried Illinois
by 150.0C0, and that while the aver
age proportion of his vote to that of
President Taft was 2 1 to 1, in placed
it had been as high as 5 to 1.
Senator La Follette polled a small
State candidates known to be
friendly to Senator Lorimer are in
dicated by early returns to have lost
in several contests. Chief of these
was Len Small, who for governor
appears to have been defeated by
PEMBROKE R. R. 3.
Buford Johnson, Correspondent
We are glad to know that the
drouth has set in at Pembroke.
Misses Mary Browning and Pau
line Fulcher returned to Bowling
Green Tuesday after a few days visit
at Mr. H. H. Fulcher's.
S- veral from here attended county
cou. t in Elkton Monday.
Mr. and Mrs. E. P. Bell, of Bell's
C pe ere visitors at Mrs. M. E.
Morton's Sunday afternoon.
Mr. W R. Taylor of Pembroke
was here Monday on business.
Mr. aid Mrs. Ed Wade spent one
day last week in Hopkinsville.
"U.icV Jim Waddell, colored,
died Fnd ty afternoon at 3:40 o'clock,
on the farm of Mr. Jos. F. Bell after
a few daj s illness of lockjaw. He
was 54 ears old and a quiet and re
spected old negro, by both white and
Li- report from the bedside of
Mr. J. Ed. Petrie, who was recently
operrite.d on at Hopkinsville, was
that he was getting along nicely.
Died Tuesday In Phoenix, Arizona-Burial
Philip Chiles, son of Mr. and Mrs.
W. J. Chiles, died at Phoenix, Ari
zona, Tuesday, where he had been
for several months in a vain effort
to restore his lost health. His par
ents were with him and will return
with the body Friday night and the
burial will take place in Riverside
Cemetery some time Saturday.
The young man was 22 years of
age and leaves many friends and rel
atives to mourn his untimely death.
ESCAPED A RAISE
This Time At Hands Of The
Newe comes from Frankfort that
for once the State Board of Equali
zation has made no change in Christ
ian County's Assessment of farm
lands and town lots.
Superintendent of public Instruct
ion Pa'-kFdale Hamlet stopped over
in the city Monday night enroute to
Nnhville, where he spoke yesterday
Jfore th Southern Commercial
CorsTfes n "Kentucky Education
We are prepared to do all kinds of
high-grade job printing. Try us.
WANTED a nice two story resi
dence close in, The Homestead
Agency. Cumb. Phono 38, Home,
We have a customer who has the
cash wanta to buy a good farm, 100
to 200 acres. The Homeatead In
See J. H. Dagg for contracting
ouilding and general repair work of
all kinds. Phone 476.
To loan on first-class real estate se
curity. The T.S. KNIGHT & CO.
Wanted to Buy A Farm
of 250 300 acres on pike 2 to 8
miles of Hopkinsville, must be
bought worth the money, The Home
stead Investment Agency.
Chickens For Sale.
To close out, want to sell 10 Buff
Orpington fowls at 50 cts each. Also
hen and 22 young chicks at bargain
price. S. E. CHASTAIN, or inquire
at this office.
At bargain prices, 45 best varieties
2 years old; Apple, Pears, Peach,
Plum and Cherry. Now ready to
See-S. E. CHASTAIN 223 E. 18 St-
Eggs $1.00 per 15.
MRS. E. W. COLEMAN.
R. F. D. No. 3.
Cumb. Phone 82-2.
Iron Fence For Sale.
Second handllron' Fence Good as
new, 131 ft. and gate. A Bargain
if taken at once. See orjwrite
MEACHAM CON IR ACTING CO.,
T. S. Knight & Co.
Real Estate. Lpas
and Insurance. OfMce
south side Oourt
On Tuesday April 16th, 1912.
I will sell at the home place of J.
H. Bradshaw, Deed., on the Clarks
ville turnpike about 8 miles South
of Hopkinsville, the personal prop
erty of the said J.H. Bradshaw.
Consisting of 4 good work mules,
one work horse, one good saddle
mare and yearling colt, 2 milk cows,
2 red heifers, 2 red steers, 1 and 2
years olds, 4 sows and pigs,, 7 about
100 pound shoats, lot of lumber cut
for barn, wagons, mowers, rake,
binder and all other tools on farm,
j.erms made known on d8y of sale.
Sale will begin about 9:30 a. m.
R. H. RIVES.
J. H. BRADSHAW,
Brides To Quit.
The Continental and Commercial
Bank, one of the largest financial
institutions in Chicago, has passed a
rule regarding the resignation of all
women employes when they marry.
According to Vice-President W. G.
Schroeder, the bank, which employs
100 women clerks, bars married wo
men for these reasons:
Business and matrimon. do not go
a bank is a business institution,
not a school for matrimony.
Love affairs in banks should be
thoroughly and timely discouraged
Married women should be at home
not at a typewriter or adding ma
chine, and should not arrogate the
rights of single women who have to
earn their own living.
Hickman, Ky April 10. Despite
their being refugees from the floods
and homeless, Miss Paralee Kelly
and Allen Newton, two young people
who are being cared for here from
Dorena, Mo., vicinity across the
river from Hickman, were married
here yesterday. This is the second
marriage that has occurred among
the refugee here. t
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fmmmmmmmmmimmi ferenoft until he heard her voice be-
(lhbd Mm on the other side of the
Cupid's Lucky, lltadita.
OLIVE ROBERTS BARTON
(OopnUbt,UUl tr .Auodatod Literary Tret.)
Senator Ehas Lansing wanted to
get married again. So did Mn.'
Marsh. That is, Senator Lansing
had not dreamed of marrying until
he saw Mrs. Marsh, and Ma 1
Marsh had no desire to assume mat-
rimoniai vows lor tno sccona time
Uiilll Bill; JUCL WIG OU1UW1.
They had met at a reception at
the Italian legation one afternoon,
and as soon as the senator had made
his best bow to the bright little
woman in the stunning . gown and
hat of king's blue Cupid began to
hat on the soft golden hair made
inn. in iiiu : i fvc in) iiinn vn vi' .
Mrs. Jlarsh and Isabel met tho
senator often at teas, dinners, the-
aters and balls. Washington began'
to look wise and nod its head when
the senator took to dropping into
Mrs. Marsh's box after the first ac ,
or walking Home irom cnurcn with
the widow and her daughter. And
Mrs. Marsh was always wearing vio
lets these days huge bunches
with the usual orchid.
The man was in love with the
widow. But the trouble was this:
He was poor poor, as senators go.
Having no one to support hut him-
self, ho was able to afford the show
the world demands of a senator.
He had an apartment that was all
that an apartment should be. And i
his clothes, his servants and his car
came up to the public demand. Un
til now he had resisted marriage
able daughters, debutantes and
On the other hand, Mrs. Marsh,
after ten years' absence, had come 1
back to Washington, taken a small
house with a huge rent, and she and ,
her daughter wore gowns which
were the envy of every woman in
mi; bajjiiui. J.L vyuo uuu uic gaiuuu-
er did run the electric car for them ,
and the .same maid was always in '
evidence, but what of thatl Such I
gowns and such well-kept house
seemed to signify an ample supply
of money to the senator's simple
4 n inmlnl T4- mnn n (lift i.nJnn
"I won't marry any woman who j
pnn'f. livr nn mv inprvmp Tif Rfnrl
over And nvpr nanin r himsplf. I
"Even if she has her own money !
I've got to feel I can keep her. No.
It's no use; so I guess it's home to j
Wexford county for Elias when the ,
Kpssion's ovpr. Anvhnw. WW he
good to get back to the old house '
good old dog and Allen and his t
wife and the horses. Oh, the simple
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her look very girlish, and the sen . - tt . , ,
ator, looking from her to the slen- ?,ot b T' '
der girl beside her, wondered if ho f m Slad and f B orry
had heard aright when presented to to & ,but m0Tney gone
life for me; and yet things somehow . uuw uu " u " , ,
won't seem just as they did before. dear ,to- he dofnt Ba7
Allen and Sarah do make me com- somethmg I can't understand,
fortable, that's sure; and Jeremy There, there, dear, that is better,
dog is a good old scout enough, That's it. Put your head down here,
mornings hunting and nights by the 18 to Dad wo cant Jist live
fire, but if there was just somebody on our account mom dear
to , But maybe wo can como again some-
That somebody wasn't so vaguo ' time and raaybo ho wiU bo hero
as it sounds. There was a clearly nen' 00 "
defined vision always before his1 A few more broken words: "Much
eyes. But, strangely enough, instead hurry this dance with so and so
of wearing blue velvet she was al- ne,J1 be hunting the town for me
ways clad in blue ginghams some- tl,er0 momsy no your nose isn't
times with a dainty white apron and red tho ideal" Their voices moved
smiling at him across the breakfast QWay
table. Somehow ho liked her in tho Senator Lansing was trembling
gingham. He grew absent-minded with joy. Surely there was no mis
and morose. take. They could only have meant
One night to get away from ev- one person himself. And their se-
erytliing at a debutante's ball ho
hid behind some palms in tho con-
servatory. The dance music, soft
and dreamy so far away, and the
faint Bplash of a fountain were
soothing. He had his dreams to
himself. Mrs. Marsh and Isabel
werp both at the dance, but both
wero in demand. Ho had danced
two with tho former, and there was
a long interval until the next with
her. He had none between. But
if he couldn't have hid lady love, or
at least bo with her, he was becom-
ing contented with this vision of
his the lady in blue gingham.
The musio and fountain became
fainter and slowly stopped. Tho
senator's head nodded and he
slipped just over tho edge of day-
dreamland into real dreamland with
the mm aweot goldea lady leading
uuu uu. jo.9 uiu uuir iuiuw mo an-
died if I hadn't had this chance to
reef. Just think, Annio and I fln
liehed all that huge ironing and hero
ll am dancing. Tell roc, dearie, you
jdbnt think momey is an old goose,
'do you, for really liking a good time
Senator Lansing gripped the arm
iof his bench nid started to rise.
JS lirt f ornrv nrwl
th Jd B(JG him md hc Quld
dnro H thcm' he hnd
hcard Th(J fiituation ri htM
jfor w thm) nQ hef fof
.f tt0 . , .nnr
dmMB w mCTit mi H have
been a mere fc. Then Mrs. Marsh i
mr , . ... , ,
1 "W. dca.ne' lts abo.ut
a11 ended lt? Are yu 1ulto
" wlU avo "8h monev
h Pa ar" an.d and
back Recently to Claytonia after
wo 6011 tno carr' Again Isabel s
J audibly, but
got to. I am glad
Ipv" ImrvwH nhmit. mir nnvrrfv. Oh
jgabel) you oughfc fo be the happie8t
the world x am E0 glnd for
and to haye SQ h -8
TheQ Igabel an;wered mQre kin.
, and h , . nd j
, fl . . -j-,.-. wfl
do not belieVe anyone knows we
make nearly all our own gowns and
every hat we wear. No one would
"Do You Every Wear Blue Gingham
hlame us, dear, for wanting
have one last Sood thne even if t
dld take our st cent to do it I
tcally ,mk PeoPle llke - They
But what was thatl Mrs. Marsh
sobbin byj,he gds! 'e senator,
"There, momsy, don't, oh please, I
Please 1 guessed lt-
cretnow his should dio with
It seemed hours before time for
his dance. Mrs. Marsh, radiant in i
pnle blue satin and not in. tho least!
looking .tired, was willing to sit out
tho dance in the conservatory,
The senator wasted no time. "I
want to ask you a funny question,
Mrs. Marsh, if you don't mind. Do
you ever wear blue gingham
"Why, yes, you funny man. I
live in them at home, and what is
more, there is nothing I like bet-
"I know it, Laura. Laura, dear,
I love you. Will you marry me to-
morrow? You muBt."
And Laura said simply, "Yes,
Elias, der, I will." And although
B,0 aid nfy y, "Thia w go udden;w
ghe tbougn KK
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From Hie Hogwallow Kentuckian
After having read the almanac
through two or three times it is ttill
hard for Columbus Allsop to under
stand what oatent medicine has to
do with tho condition of the weather.
Just as soon as Yam Sims has re
ceived a written guarantee that
ppring has come ho is going to put
on his striped pants and standing
collar, and depart for Tickville, and
when the train comes in he is going
to walk into the coich and take a
drink out of the ico water tank.
Atlas Pack has violated the confi
dence of several of his warmest
friends and after this it will be a
hard matter for him to get a drink
oflickerlhat is any account. He
obtained a jug of Bat Smith's Moon
light Reel the other day under the
pretense that he was going to use it
in celebrating his annual birthday.
But instead of that he took it home.
put some asofedita in it, and is using
it for pneumonia medicine.
Among those who arepleased with
lie action of Congress in cuttimr the
word "applause" out of thesneeehpa
appearing in the Congressional Rec
ord, is our postmaster, as he won't
have to stop and laugh so much now
while reading it.
In his discourse at the Wild Onion
school house on "Prehistoric Wild
Animals of Kentucky" Saturday!
night Prof. Sap Spradlen had o.'ca
sion to speak in glowing terms of
Tobe Moseley's ancestors.
Washington Hocks brought to our
office this w eek a curiosi.ty in the
shape of a three- e,?ged stove.
Raz Barlow has ynne to Tickville
to get ideas as to l,ov the bartender
roaches his hair.
Fletcher Htnstep sas before any
one em appreciate the long and
rouRh trip made recently by theman
that found the South Pole, we should
climb to the top of some tall tr e
and take a look dow l that way. j
A notice in the Tickville Tidings of
last week asking everybody to
"Watch This Space and Pave Mon
ey," has caused several of our citi
zens to lay aside their other work
t lis week.
r " v. wiaicni tilt uic
postoffice sprung a leak this week-,'
and Fit Smith has been appointed a
committee of one to look into it.
Luke Mathewsala has been figuring
Is Shown in the Manufacture of Prowse
With the coming of b ttr wt a'htr, much inierer is being shown in
HoDkillSVille's neV indtlRfirv. that nf lha mnnnfnnhirinrr rvf numnlonni
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daily there are several callers atProwse'sfaciory, located in theriewCoop-
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er uuiiuuig on j.j n sireec, wnere a new "military tractor type biplane" is
beingcompleted, as well as ihe manufacture of extra parts for the two ma
chines now on hand. The arc lmpanying cut shows the military of passen
ger type machine, which measures 5 36 feet thii ; macachine will be placed
.i commission upon the arrival of the engine which has been delayed.
Daily F ights of short duration, consisting mostly of practice work jn
'ardirg, the most difficult part of the schoo.ing in the handling of machines,
are had almost daily. This morning as well us yeslerday, Mr. Lockwood
made several short flight?, approximately a mile long. These practice
fi hts are for the purpose of getting accustomed to the new controls that
h ve been worked out and placed on the new machines, and being so differ
e it from the ones formerly used tend to confuse the operator.
In the next few days, the public will be invited to witnesa public flights
as it is Mr. Prowse's intention to give several days exhibition before going;
A Cash Offer.
The Kentuckian. has made a speciu
clubbing rate with The Memphis
Weekly Commercial Appeal by
which wo will furnish both papers
for one year for the 'very low subs
cription price of $2.26. The Com
mercial Appeal is one of the largest
and beat papers in the South, and
we hope to receive menv new sub
scriptions on this offer: $2.25 cash
for both papers.
for sa'e at this Mc.
I Htm uelu
this week on buying himself a suitojL
clothes, but has come to the decision
that he had better waitand see how
tho presidential election is going.
Prof. Sap Sprdlen got him a
memorandum book about a month
ago, and carries it around with him
for the purpose of setting down all
of his thoughts that amount to any
thing. So far he has riot had occa
sion to make any notations.
Day before yesterday the Post
master laid his pike down Bomewhero
at the postoffice. and so far ha3 been
unable to find it. He says that b
one trouble about occupying a gov
Rcz Barlow says the next hardest
thing to do besides finding out who
is your friend is to try to locate a
frog in a grass patch.
Jefferson Potlocks says he finds
that people had the headache as far
back as the Bible days.
Frisby Hancock's rheumatism has
taken a turn for the worst, and he
hus decided he had better look out
after his religion. Sunday he went
over and bragged on the Dog Hill
The Deputy Constable was called
to the home of the Old Miser on
Musket Ridge yesterday to assist
him in finding a dime that had been
misplaced around the house. The
Deputy did not strain his eyes look
ing", there being no reward.
Fletcher Hnstep carrSe in this
morning with the report that spring
had arrived at Bounding Billows,
and that everybody was beginning
to dig fishing worms. Spring will
probably reach Hogwallow aboiid
day after tomorrow, as we are only
about eight miles west of that place.
At the Tickville opera house Tues
day night, there was a moving pic
ture exhibition. This is the second
one that has exhibited there, and it
is quite a curiosity in its way It is
similar to the magic lantern fhow,
o ly the people in the pictures run,
instead of standing still. The pic
ture the other night wound up with
a chase, all the people in the picture
getting after a fellow and running
him for several minutes. The opera
houe manager told the picture show
man that he must be careful about
these chase pictures aa most of the
farms around Tickville are "posted."
Expect Solid Delegation.
Speaker Clarks supporters issued
a statement expressing satisfaction;
over the attitude of Gov. McCreary
as expressed at the harmony banquet
in Louisville and tald a solid Ken
tucky delegation for Clark is now
assured at the Baltimore convention
LeBus In Bad Shapes
Lexington, Ky., April lO.-ffr&i.
dent LeBus of the Burley society has
suffered a physical collapse m the.
rt suit of overwork.
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