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Hopkinsville, Kentucky, Thursday, May 23, 1912.
BICYCLES AND BICYCLE SUPPLIES.
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Baseball Goods. Tennis Supplies.
Come to Our Store and Let Us Show You
OUR OIL STOVES.
They Make Cooking a Pleasure in the Summer
PLANTERS HARDWARE CO.
For A Friendly Fight For The
Party Control Next Satur
There is a prospect for a state
contest not for presidential prefer
ences but between the factions of
the party headed by Gov. McCreary
and Ollie James. Both sides are
said to be for Clark, but different
Sits of candidates are Irunninir for
' places to be given out by .. the con
ventions. R. H. Vansant-and John
M. Stevenson are -rival candidates
for Chairman of the State Central
Committee and this contest ,is at
tracting state wide interest. Gov.
'. McCreary, Beckham, Haly, Mayo
, , (and most of the state officers are
CLARK CONCEDED STATE, backing Vansant. Congressmen
'James, Stanley, Thomas, Cantrill,
Louisville city administration and
other strong influences are behind
Stevenson. These differences do not
1 appear much locally, as everybody is
apparently for Clark and there are
no local candidates for convention
1 hnnnrs. Th mnvpntinn Knfnrrlnv
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i win ue cuu?u iu uruer uy uoumy
. Chairman J. F. Dixon.
Real Contest Is For Chairman
of The State Committee.
WITH MRS. LATHAM
Suit Withdrawn as to Three of the Be
quests and the Poor Fund Will
At the adjourned meeting of the
Council Monday night the proposi
tion of Mrs. Elsie G. Lathamto com
promise all her litigation with the
city of Hopkinsville was accepted.
The city is to give Mrs. Latham
$24,000 of the $50,000 poor fund and
she is to concede everything elee and
stop all proceedings in the courts.
Tne city receives $56,000 in money
and the two pieces of real estate usu
ally valued at about $20,000, left for
park purposes by the late Jno. C.
Another trust fund of $5,000, left
as a permanent fund to keep the
Latham lots in order in Riverside
cemetery is also included in he
settlement, making $81,000 in money
and real estate the city will receive.
Out of this will have to be paid
attorneys fees of ten per cent of the
amount received by the city. .
The vote upon the acceptance of
Mrs. Latham's proposition was un
Mayor Meacham announced that
he would approve the resolution
when all details had been arranged
by the attorneys in the case.
Tee case will be called for orders
in New York to day and it is expect
ed that the first steps towards a fv
nal settlement will be taken.
The Will Itself.
On next Saturdav afternoon the
Democrats of Christian county will j
assembly at the court house in mass
fi?Y rnnm onttnrra anA lnf fifl fnat-
convention at 2 o'clock for thf par- . . , 1Qrt ', ' , t
pose of selecting delegates to the "u" , : T. v' '
State Convention, which will con- No. 1121 High street at a bargain,
vene at Louisville, May 29. Tarms to suit. Inquire at this office.
The clauses of the will that
be paid in full are as follows:
Fourth: I give, devise and be
queath my family homestead at
HokinBville, Ky., bounded" by
Seventh, Ninth and Campbell streets,
to the city of Hopkinsville, Ky., up-
on the condition that it be used for
ever by said city as a public park
and that said Park be named Virgin
ia Park in memory of my mother.
I give and bequeath to the city of
Hopkinsville, Ky., the sum of twenty
thousand dollars ($20,000) to be used
for the purpose of converting my
said homestead property into a park,
removing the buildings, making
walks, etc. It is expressly made a
condition of this gift that no orna
mental fountain of any kind shall
be erected in this park.
Fifth: I give, devise and bequeath
j to the city of Hopkinsville, Ky , the
lot of ground in Hopkinsville, Ky.,
known as the "Ware House Lot"
bounded by Campbell, Ninth and
Railroad streets. ThiB devise is up'
on condition that said lot shall be
used forever asi Public Park and
that the park be named Peace Park.
The building on said lot was destroy
ed by fire.
I give and bequ'eath to the city of
Hopkinsville, Ky., the sum of ten
thousand dollars ($10,000) to prepare
and beautify this Warehouse lot for
I would 'suggest that the city of
Hopkinsvijle, Ky., secure the service
of a high class engineer or landscape
gardener to lay off the ground of
both Virgjnia and Peace Parks and
put them! in proper shape for the
pleasure a'nd comfort of the people
of that place.
Sixth: 'I direct my executors to
arrange with the Association or man
agers of the cemetery at Hopkins
ville, Ky., to secure the keeping in
perfect order forever of my mauso
leum and the lot of my father in
such cemetery, and direct - them to
invest in any way they may deem
best the sum of five thousand dollars
($5000) the interest from which sum
shall be expended for that purpose.
The following clause is waived or
compromised and the city agrees to
accept $26,000 in money or bonds in
Eighteenth: I direct my execu
tors to invest the sum of fifty thous
and dollars ($50,000) in New York,
West Shore and Buffalo long date
four per cent bonds and to give said
bonds to the city of Hopkinsville.
Ky,, upon the trust that said city of
Hopkinsville shall use the income
therefrom for the benefit of the
worthy poor of said city.
As stated in the last issue, Gra:e
Episcopal church has also compro
mised its $50,000 bequest for $35,-000.
GOVERNOR SWORN IN
Luther E. Hall Takes Up Du
ties as Louisiana's Chief
WE HAVE about two hundred satisfied users of the New Century
Cultivator in the county. This number of pleased customers for
this one cultivator proves that the "New Century" has points of superiority
over all others. The "New Century" is simplest in construction and
easiest to operate. No levers, no springs to weaken, "no ratchets to
break. The lightest draft, with no neck weight or flying up of pole. The
gangs are balanced by yonr own weight, no matter fcow large or how small
you may be. This cultivator is furnished with gangs with two or three
shovels to meet requirements of soil conditions. Examine This Cultivator
Before You Buy.
Baton Rouge, La., May 20. Luth
er F. Hall took the oath of office as
Chief Executive of the State of
Louisiana here at noon today, form
er Gov. J. Y. Sanders retiring to
private life. The inauguration cere
monies were attended by State House
officers members of the General As
sembly, officers of the battleship
Nebraska in the harbor, and hun
dreds of citizens from every part of
the Staie. There was no attempt at
display. The ceremonies were sim
ple, Chief Justice Breaux adminis
tering the oath of office. Lieuten
ant Governor Barret was also sworn
THE BLUE AND THE GRAY
The Union Man and the La
The pastor of the First Presby
terian church will deliver a sermon
to the veterans of both armies and
the union men and laborers at the
morning service next Sunday morn
ing, beginning at 10:45, Mr. Lan
Uis invites everybody that can to at
tend, He has in his ministry deliv
ered addresses in different parts of
the country, and though a son of the
South, his father having served in
the ranks of the Fourteenth Tennes
see infantry and carrying an empty
sleeve, he has always pleased the
survivors of the war of ba'h parties.
New Stripe Cotton Crepe and White
White Dotted and Embroidered Swisses,
White and Colored Piques,
Fancy Lace and Dress Patterns,
Fancy and Plain Lawns.
The knife has cut deep in all Ladies
Suits and Skirts. Now is the time
T. M. JONES,
Main Street, Hopkinsville, Ky,
With ample working capital, exceptional collection arrange
ment?, and a thoroughly organized office system this bank
has the ability and disposition to extend to its customers
every facility warranted by safe, conservation banking.
Three per cent interest on Time Certificates of
BANK OF HOPKINSVILLE
Nat Gaither, President; J. E. McPherson, Cashier;
H. L. McPherson, Asst. Cashier.
FIRST NATIONAL BANK
HOPKINSVILLE - - - KENTUCKY. I
UNITED STATES DEPOSITARY,
Only National Bank In This Community!
Stockholders' Liability 75,000.00
ISSUES TRAVELER'S CHECKS GOOD IN ALL PARTS
OF THE WORLD.
HAS A REGULAR SAVINGS DEPARTMENT
Three Per Cent Interest Paid on Savings and Time Depos! s
Capital Stock S6O000II kPaJ
Loans & Investments
With the largest combined
Capital and Surplus of any
bank in Christian County, and
a desire to serve our patrons
with the bt in banking, we
offer exceptional facilities
along conservative lines.
W. T. TANDY. President,
JNO. B. TRICE, Vice Preat.
IRA L. SMITH. Cashier.
J.A. BROWNING, JR., Asst.Cash.
3 PER CENT. INTEREST PAID ON TIME DEPOSITS
GO TO THE OLD RELIABLE
M. D. KELLY
to have your eyes examined and
fiUpci with correct glasses; also
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ways up to da'o with the h-l-srrumuntsnid
30 vii i' siirioptici n uni j w .
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No 8 4orth Ma n S reet.
' is one In "which the merchant
himself has Implicit faith
else he would not advertise it.
You are safe in patxonizlr the
merchants whose ads appear
in this paper because their
goods are up-to-date aud never
All will be most welcome.
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