HOPKINSVILLE KENTUCKIAN, MAY 2J
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SIS SOUTH MAIN STREET.
The mojority report in the bribery
cise of Senator Wm. Lorimer, if
Illinois, declares him not guilty and
is signed by five members. The
minority report, Bigned by three,
jcores the majority and says Lorimtr
fsm proven guilty in that he was
elected by corrupted votes. The
matter is to be fought out in the
Clarence V. T. Richeson, a for
mer Baptist preacher, was electro
cuted at Boston shortly after mid
night Monday night, for the mur
kier of Avis Linnell, his sweetheart,
In order that he might marry anoth
er girl. He had betrayed the girl,
who was only 17 years old, and gave
her poison, pretending that it was
medicine. He made a full confess
ion and had no trial.
Five persons, three men and two
women, were drowned in Chicago
when the automobile in which they
were riding plunged into the Calu
met river at the Ninety-second street
bridge. They were having a joy
ride and speeding at 30 miles an
hour and failed to stop when told
the draw bridge was up. The
chauffeur had "borrowed" the auto
to take his friends riding, without
the knowledge of the owner.
Forto Rico's New Wonder.
From far away Porto Rico come
re orts of a wonderful new discov
ery that is believed will vastly bene
fit the people. Ramon T. Marchan,
of Bai celoneta, writes. "Dr. King's
New Discovery is doing splendid
work here. It cured me about five
times of terrible coughs and colds,
also my brother of a severe cold in
his chest and more than 20 others,
vh used it on my advice. We hope
this great medicine will yet be sold
in every drug store in Porto Rico."
For threat and lung troubles it has
nu tqjdl. A trial will convince you
ot its merit. 50c and $100. Tiial
bottle ree. Guaranteed by all
WEATHER FOR THE WEEK
The weekly weather bulletin issued
by I he Agricultural Department
Trperatures during the coming
wek w ll average near or above the
norma in the Southern States and
generally throughout the Western
d Mr c ; cool weather will prevail
the first half of the week in the
Northern States east of the Reeky
Mountains, but it will give way to
warmer weather in this region about
Wednesday. The weather over the
country during the week will be gen
erally fair, except that it will be un
settled, with probably local showers
and thunderstorms the first half of
the week in the Northern States as a
result of the eastward movemonr of
a disturbance that is now forming
in the far West. No general smrm
area will cross the country during
Flagged Train With Shirt.
Tearing his shirt from his back an
Ohio man flagged a train and saved
it from a wreck, but H. T. Alston,
Raleigh, N. C, once prevented a
wreck with E'ectric Bitters. "I was
in a terrible plight when 1 began to
use them," he writes, "my stomach,
head, back and kidneys, were all
badly alfected and my liver was in
bad condition, but four bottles of
Electric Bitters made me feel like a
new man." A trial will convince
you of their matchless merit for any
stomach, liver or kidney trouble.
Price 50 cents at all drug stores.
Had Been In Tralnl.ifl.
A man who bad undergone a court
examination by a .awyer In Chicago
vflthout faltering for a second wai
complimented by the lawyer later for
bis accurate manner of recalling early
and ml tor episodes of bis life. "I
was well rehearsed for It," said the
witness. "Only yesterday I bad to
fill out an application for a tela-bpue.
PREFERRED LOCALS i
It will pay you to se us in con
nection with the sale of your proper
ty, alto about your fire and tornado
insurance. The Homestead Ageny.
Seo J. H. Dagg for contracting
uuilding and general repairjwork of
all kinds. Phone 476.
Money saved is money made, no
matter who saves it for you. We
can save you money on Real Estate;
let us show you. The Homestead
Lots for Homes.
Three residence lots on Canton
Pike and West 17th Street so cheap
you can't afford to miss one for a
home. John C. Duff
How about selling that Farm? Do
you wish to exchange it for a larger
one, one a little better located, or
for city property, you should Bee the
Homestead Agency. They can help
To loan on first-class real estate se
curity. The T.S. KNIGHT & CO.
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.
Lot nice driving horses and family
horses not afraid of automobiles.
C. H. LAYNE.
T. S. Knight & Co.
Real Estate. Loa .s
and Insurance- OfUce
south side Oourt
Of Sunday Schools at Pem
broke May 29.
The annual convention of the
Christian County Sunday School As
sociation will be held at the Metho
dist church in Pembroke on Wednes
day May 29th. An interesting pro
gram to include the whole day, will
be prepared, with dinner on the
ground. State Worker T. C. Geba
uer will be present and will also give
an illustrated lecture on the evening
of the 28th.
Roasted Victim Alive.
An almost unbelievably cruel hap
pening has come to light at Hiroshi
ma, Japan. There a man and his
wife have been arrested for willfully
cremating a live man. The prisoners
were In charge of a crematorium, and
while at work a faint voice coming
out of a coffin begged for fresh air.
The couple took no notice, however,
and proceeded to apply Are, roasting
the man alive.
Only A Fire Hero
but the crowd cheered, as. with
burned hands, he held up a small
round box, "Fellow!" he shouted,
"this Bucklen's Arnica Salve I hold,
has everything beat for burns."
Right! also for boils, ulcers, sores,
pimples, eczema, cuts, sprains, brui
p?. surest pile cure, ic suDJues
inflammation, kills pain. Only 25
cents at all druggists.
Th. Pachlon for HoutekceDlna.
It Is no longer fashionable not to
knnw nn which side the bread 1b but
tered or bow to cook a potato. The
Intfillleent society woman nowadays Is
scientifically domesticated. She can
meet her own cook without flinching
and can, moreover, give that autocrat
-points" on culinary matters.
A Great Building Falls
when its foundation is undermined,
and if the foundation of health
good digestion is attacked, quick
collapse follows. On the first sign
of indigestion. Dr. King's New Life
Pills should be taken to tone th.e
stomach and regulate liver, kidneys
and bowels. Pleasant, safe and only
25 cenU at all druggistB.
WAS JUST A HOME WEDDING
Hew Ota Color Hi Woman Ar fined a
fteeentl Marrlat Without Trwtbllnf
A taut Wvkh.
William L. Bodino was called upoa
at a recent banquet given for sociolo
gists at the Sherman, and ho told
this as" a true story:
"A colored woman was brought be
fore Judge Goodnow in tho munici
pal court. rSho was there to appear
against her supposed husband, ar
rested for abandonment. The sup
posed husband claimed he had de
serted tho woman, but ho was only a
"'Is your first husband dead?
nsked the judge as ho turned to tho
" 'No, sah; he's simply husky with
health, but I ain't lived with him for
five years.' camp the answer.
" 'Then were you divorced V asked
" 'No ; dat man wasn't worth no
The judge became interested and
asked: 'You say this is your second
husband. Were you married by a
minister or a judge?'
" 'No, sir; it was jest a homo wed
din.' " 'Just a home wedding. What do
you mean by a home wedding?' asked
the judge. - '
" 'Well, you see it was jest dis
away. Yo' honah, aftah mah hus
band deserted me and I waited five
years I met this man. We. took a
shine to each other. We decided ter
git married. We made up our minds
ter git married at home. So I jest
went and got the marriage 'tificate I
had when I was married de fust time
and scratched out de fust man's
name and I wrote in the name of dis
WHAT AILED HIM
Tho Lion ."What's the matter.
Mr. Snake? It looks as though you
had experimented with some hair
The Snake No, I swallowed o
FATE OF THE POLARIS.
The Polaris, with Charles Francis
Hall in command, had been sent out
by the United States government on
scientific expedition, and had
reached the most northern point ever
attained by a vessel. In the autumn
of 1872 the Polaris ran into an im
passable ice floe, and remained there
for two months. Nineteen persons,
including some of the crew and 6ome
of tho Eskimos on board, left the
6hip, which was leaking badly. They
took supplies and camped on the
ice, intending to make for the land.
They had not gone far when a ter
rific gale blew up and they found
themselves unable to reach either
the ship or the land. Then the ice
split and they were set adrift on the
floe. Having supplies, they were
able to live, but they faced the pros
pect of certain destruction in case of
a severe storm, and the ice floe be
gan to diminish in size as they drift
ed southward. However, they were
all rescued. They numbered, in fact,
one more than when they had started
on their strange voyage, for the Es
kimo Hannah had given birth to a
"Sorry, old man, I called you a
fool. I should have remembered the
"You. mean the verso which says
that he who calls his brother a fool
is in danger of everlasting fire?"
"No, I mean tho saying: 'The
truth should not bo spoken at all
Howell He is always under tha
doctor care; what is tho matter
with him ?
Powell Nothing; he is just get
ting a collection of surgical operations.
GENESIS OF THE CHIMNEY
nea tnvntd a Tubt Throuph
WhMt Fatted tHe Htat Frm
In the excavations at Pompeii and
Ilerculaneum no discovery appears
to have been rrindo of anything ap
proaching the nature of the modern
chimney. The earliest mention of
the chimney seems to bo in an an
cient Venetian inscription over a
doorway, where it' is written that in
1347 certain chimneys in that loca
tion were demolished by earthquakes.
It is by conjecture only that wc are
able to say that the chimney waa
known in ancient Italy. Seneca,
who lived during the first century
of , our era, invented a species of tuba
which he affixed to the length of
tho wall, and it seems to have run
through floors. Through this tho
heat passed from 'subterranean ovens
called "hypocaustis," of which re
mains were found in buried cellars
of houses built on the Bay of Na
ples. But in this there is no evi
dence of any chimney in the mod
ern sense or even of any kind of
stove. Before the invention of the
chimney fires were made inexcava
tions or pits opened beneath the
floor of habitations in about the cen
ter of the room, as the Eskimos do
BLIND AND LAME CO-OPERATED
Tale From the Talmud of the King's
Watchers In' the Orchard
and the Stolen Figs.
A certain king, who had an or
chard of fig trees, prized the fruit
so highly that he determined to have
the trees guarded that the fruit
might not be stolen. For this pur
pose he placed in the orchard,, a
blind man and a lame man.
The next day when the king vis
ited the orchard he found, much of
the fine fruit gone, and he asked the
watchers what had become of it.
"I do not know," replied one man.
"Nor I," said his companion.
The king then asked it they had
xiten the fruit themselves. .
"I could not steal the figs," said
the lame man, "for I could not walk
up to the trees."
"And I could not take them," said
the blind man, "for I cannot sec."
But the king was very wise, and
he soon found out that the blind
man had carried the lame man, and
that while the blind man used his
legs, the lame man had used his eyes
and hands, and in this way the figs
had been stolen. But the men were
severely punished. From the Tal
mud. . ORIGIN OF THE MANOR.
Under "William the Norman tha
Pillage system of Saxon and Norse
freeholders was practically replaced
by the "manors" with which he re
warded hundreds and thousands of
his barons and knights, after the
conquest of England. The manor
might comprise one or more villages,
or a wide range of moor and forest,
sparsely inhabited, but for its pos
session the lord of tho manor owed
service and certain payments of
money or property to his sovereign,
and in return had .practical sover
eignty over tho people of his .do
main. His were the rights of "pit
and gallows" to drown any woman
and hang any man whom he might
adjudge guilty under the stern Dra
conian code of a period when thief
and poacher, heretic and Tailer, were
fortunate if they escaped with muti
lation or a whipping that was scarce
ly to be preferred to death. "Nobil
ity of the Trades," by Charles Wins
low Hall in National Magazine.
In a shop recently a well-known
actress, who is noted for her peren
nial youth, asked for a traveling bag
of alligator Bkin. The shopkeeper,
who had none of that particular sort,
brought out instead some of smooth
"And you tell me this is alligator
skin?" objected the actress. "Why-
where are all its wrinkles?"
"Ah, madam," replied tho wily
dealer, who knew his customer,
"wrinkles are out of vogue. The,
correct alligator bag is made from
tho skin of an alligator that has been
massaged." Cincinnati Times-Star.
Mrs. Nubbons My husband is a
Friend You amaze me !
Mrs, Nubbons Since baby began
teething nothing kept him quiet but
pulling pa's beard. Yesterday ho
jshf.Yed. Variety Life.
MOTION PICTURES. FOUR REELS EVERY DAY
BAND CONCERT EVERY WEEK
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