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Hopkinsville, Kentucky, Saturday, May 25, 1912.
But Failed to Indict the Plant
Jas. B. Allensworth has returned
from Eldy vil e, where he acted as
commonwealth's nttomoy pro fern.
The grand jury of Lyon countyln
vesM'tfattd the rf cent plant bed
scraping and made the following re
port to the court:
"Since we have been in' session a
number of outrageous viohtionsof
thelwv have been committed and
we find upon investigation that from
twelve to fifteen plant'beds located
between the two rivers have either
been destn yed or gna'ly damaged,
within a radius of from eight to ten
miles. As soon as these outrages
were reported your Honor immed
iately called us before you and gave
us strict instructions as to ourduti s,
and we have summoned and had be
fore us the owners of said plant
beds and the people located any
where near said locality, and have
been unable to get any clew of any
consequence to these terrible and
outrageous crimes. We found the
people throughout said section will
ing and anxiouB to give any assist
ance within their power towards
ferreting out these terrible crimes
against law and order and the good
name of our County and State. The
only evidence that we have been
able to gather at all is some tracks
found near the plant-beds destroyed,
the tracks of two persons, one horse
and one mule.
We believe that these crimes can
be finally ferreted out, and we urge
that the attention of the S ate
authorities be at once called to same
and every possible effort put forward
to bring the guilty parties to justice,
and we call upon every good citizen
of this county to lend assistance in
For Turnpike Construction
Awarded by Fiscal Court,
Incorporating Florida Farm
Articles of incorporation nf the
Florida F.irm Lml -Como-Atiy were
filed with the C ninty olrk Thurs
d ly. Tiq capita' atuck U $15,000,
divided into 150 Ar of $100 each,
and the Inc )rpraror are J. O. John
son, E C. Radford, T.J. McRaynods
and J. D. Thompjoti, all of this city,
The nature of the . business to be
conducted is the: buying, owning,
leasing "from other'', l-iaing to
other?, und developing lands, city
and town property and real estate
of any character. The principal of
fice of the corporation will be located
Of Taxation Planned By Louis
Messrs. William A. Robinson,
Alvah L. Terry and John J. Saund
ers of Louisville spoke to a good
crowd at the court house Wednesday
on the subjact of tax reform under
the auspices of the Hopkinsville
Business Men'a association. These
gentlemen have paid special atten
tion to this important subject, and
were instrumental in securing the
passage by the last legislature of a
constitutional amendment which, if
ratified by the people, i3 expected to
Rive Kentucky a superior sjstem of
taxation. The speeches were chiefly
explanatory of the proposed system,
Loose Sales About Over- Hogs
head Market Steady.
Sales of the weed on tie loose
floor are practically over for the
season. The sales in this branch cf
the tobacco business have betm very
heavy jii the local market for sever
al months, hut about all of the weed
upprized has been delivered and
sales kept right up with deliveries,
The hogshead market is steady.
Mostly common grades were dis
posed, of this week, but there were
a few hogsheads of good to fine leaf
that brought top prices.
ro The Democrats of Chris
We owe it to the people to let them
know where we stand and what we
stand for. The issue confronting the
Democrats of Christian county is simply
this: Do you endorse the course of
James and Stanley as your representa
tives, if so you will vote for delegates who
will support James for temporary Chair
man and for James and Stanley for
delegates to the National Convention.
Do you prefer Haly and Beckham, if
so you will vote for delegates who are
prepared to do their bidding.
All Task is that the people know for
what and for whom their delegates stand,
and I cheerfully meet the issue.
A. O. STANLEY.
IS THE VERY LATEST
C. G. Duke has been awarded the
contract for the construction of four
m"les of 12 foot pike on the Green
ville road, extending the turnpike
from the present terminus to Fruit
Hill. His bid was $1 9C0 per mile.
The contract for four miles of 9 foot
pike on the Tobacco road was award
to Banks Campbell at $1 937.50 per
John Buckner was given the con
tract for the construction, of one
mile of 9 foot pike on the Princeton
road, at $1,537 60.
Ty Cobb's Sentence.
TyrusOobb, the suspended Detroit
star, will be back in the game by
Saturday, according to President
Comiskey, of the Chicago American
club, who returned from the special
meeting of the American League
heli at Philadelphia, as a result of
the strike of Jennings' players.
Comiskey conveyed the impression
that a ten-aay sentence was placed
against Cobb at the special session,
but this was not announced.
The Ninth St. Christian Church
Services will be in this church as
Bible School at 9:30 a. m.
The Lord's Supper and Preaching
at 10:45 a. m.
Preaching arid Song Service at
8 p. m.
Rev. T. T. Raberts, of McLean
College will preach in the morning
and the pastor at night. The usual
musical programs will be given.
Come to the Courthouse To-day at 1:30 p.
m. and Vote For
JUDGE J. T. H ANBER Y
Who is For Champ Clark For
President and For Governor
To Be Held At Evansville Un
der Allspices Of The, Cour
ier June 6, 7 and 8.
An Aviation Circus 13 to be held in
Evansville June 6, 7 and 8. under
the direction of the Evansvillk Cour
ier, which gave the first exhibition
of flying in this part of the world last
year. The Courier announces the
greatest flyers in thecountiy for this
meet. One of them is Lincoln Beach
ey, whose feat of flying over the
gorge and bridge at Niagara Fall?
astonished the world. He has been
called the death-defing dare devil
of the air. Another is Farnum Fish,
the youngest licensed airship pilot in
the world. He caused a sensation in
Chicago the otner day by his arrest
for landing' in Grant park after fly
ing over the city. A third aviator
is Horace Kearney, one of the most
fomous birdmen in the country. An
interesting feature of the meet wil
be the races between Curtiss biplanes
operated by Beachey and Kearney,
and the Wright aeroplane driven by
Fish, giving the people an opportun
ity to observe the different tyxes of
The Courier also announces it will
engage the services of a famous band
for the occasion.
One of the features to interest the
crowd will be a balloon ascension
and parachute drop daily. Other
attractions of the various days will
be as follows:
Thursday Automobile contest.
Friday Motorcycle races.
Saturday-Field and track athletics
The Aviation Circus will be held
at the fair grounds, and promises to
be the greatest exhibition of flying
ever seen in this part of the country.
The nane of Beachey alone will be
sufficient to attract thousands. He
is an aviator who appears to court
death in the air by his dangerous
spiral glides and death-defying dips.
Flying is the most fascinating spec
tacle of the day and no doubt thous
ands from this vicinity will go to
Evansville to see the celebrated
The gates open at two o'clock and
the exhibition commences at three,
Thursday. Friday and Saturday,
June 6, 7, and 8
MR. JARRETT APPOINTED
Commissioner of Davis Park
Association for State.
Mr. C. F. Jarrett has been ap
pointed commissioner of the Davis
Park Association for the state. Im
provements will be made at once on
the grounds and app-oaches at Fair
view. The old buildings will be re
moved, driveways and walks con
creted and the park inclosed with a
handsome fence and driveways.
Four Women Delegates.
Four women will occupy seats as
delegates at the republican national
convention June 18. Two will come
from California and two from
other western states, The first
woman delegate to sit in a national
republican convention was at Minne
appolto in 1892, when Wyoming sent
one of the fair sex as one of its
With ample working capital, exceptional collection arrange
ment?, and a thoroughly organized office system this bmk
has the ability and disposition to extend to its custmers
every facility warranted by safe, conservation bankr,
Three per cent interest on Time Certificate 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 Communltvi
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 Deposit
"CITY BANK TwSWSS
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Capital Stock S6O OOO
Surplus - - S9Q OOO
Total - - Si'5O.000
Loans & Investments
With the largest combined
Capital and Surplus of any
bank in Christian County, and
a desire to serve our patrons
with the best in banking, we
offer exceptional facilities
along conservative lines.
W. T. TANDY. President.
JNO. B. TRICE, Vice Prest.
IRA L. SMITH. Cashier, t
J.A. BROWNING, JR., Asst.Cas",. .ft
3 PER CENT. INTEREST PAID ON TIME DEPOSIT
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KEELING BERRIES, not that we
haven't -for the last week or ten days
been handling berries grown by him, but E
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RIES. From now on for the remainder:
of the season we will deliver the FINEfeT
BERRIES THAT COME TO HOP
TOWN. Place your standing order witk
us, so as not to be disappointed.
W. T. Cooper & Co.
GO TO THE OLD RELIABLE
M. D. KELLY
to have your eyes examined and
fitted with correct glasses; also
your fine watch honestlv and
intelligently reuaired. Is al
ways up to date with the btdt
instruments and methods. Over
80 years an optician an i j fr,
25 years a graduate optome
trist. No 8 North Main S reet,
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