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Hopkinsville, Kentucky, Thursday, June 27, 1912.
OLLIE JAMES ELECTED
Cupid and Hymen Close The
Month of Roses With Many
TOWN FULL OF
Over 100 Visitors Attending,
Epworth League Sessions
PARKER IS ELECTED OVER
BRYAN BY A CLOSE VOTE
THE NEBRASKA LEADER ALMOST STAMPEDES DEMOCRATIC
NATIONAL CONVENTION WITHOUT BEING A
NO SIGNS OF BITTERNESS MANIFESTED.
THE FIELD ORGANIZED THE BODY WITH THE GREATEST OF
DIFFICULTY AND BRYAN WILL DOMINATE
Baltimore, June 26. At the session of the convention
to-day OJlie James, of Kentucky, was selected as perma
nent chairman and the convention adjourned until 8 p. m.
X WILLIAM JEITOINQS BSTAJC.
Baltimore, Md., June26. William
Jennings Bryan Tuesday consented
.to make the race for temporary
chairman only after all efforts to ef
feet a compromise had failed.
At the close of the ringing speech
by Bryan in which he defended his
attitude and for which he was wild
ly Cheered by the convention, Sena
tor Kern, of Indiana, was recogniz
ed. HeTnade a, stirring p'.ea for
harmony and said that he believed
that both Mr. Bryan and Mr. Parker
should withdraw their names and
that soma compromise candidate
should be agreed upon in the inter
est of harmony. He assured the con
vention that Mr. Bryan would con
sent to this. He suggested the
names of James, O'Gorman or any
JOHN W. XBJUf.
otner gooawen. tie waited lor a
reply from Mr. Parker or, his back
erf. but when none ceme Senator
Kern proceeded to piece before the
convention for temporary chairman
the name of WilliamJenntog Bryan,
After the cheers, following the
presentation of Bryans name, had
subsided, Mr. Bryan, accepted the
nomination as chairman and ballot
ing on Parker and Bryan began.
The Clark, Underwood and Har
mon forces seemed to be uniting on
Parker and the vote resulted Parker
579, Bryan 510, scattering 3. ,. ,
In behalf of Judge Parker it later,
was stated that as he had not sought
the office at the hands of the nation
al committee and had taken no part
in the fight, he felt he had no right
to withdraw. '
Mr. Bryan left the convention hall
by a rear entrance soon after the
vote on the temporary chairmanship
was announced and resumed confer
ences in his rooms Later he said:
"The vote in convention shows the
attitude of the convention and' my
speech shows my view on the sub
ject. I have no statement to make.
I await developments' without im
patience. I do not know of anything
that needs to be added."
The Nebraskan did not attend the
night session of the convention to
hear Judge Parker's speech, but re
mained in his rooms to attend to
correspondence and confer wV
friends. Later Mr. Bryan purposed
joining in the deliberations of the
IN CHEERFUL MOOD.
Mr. Bryan apparently, was jn
cheerful humor notwithstanding hit?
defeat. He carefully refrained from
giving any suggestion as to his fu
ture course in the convention.
Dr. Jobert Burt Performed A
Delicate Operation At In
firmary This Morning.
Through a skillfully performed,
operation by Dr. Robert T. Burt at
the colored infirmary in this city to
day, the life of Rassie Washington,
colored, who received a bullet in his
head .Sunday a week ago in a row
near Edgoten, may be saved.
The missile struck Washington
squarely above the left eye, going
straight in and there was seemingly
no hope for his recovery. After
lingering in an unconscious condition
at the infirmary, where he was taken
a week ago, Dr, Burt decided upon
an operation. A solid piece of the
skull bone the size of a half-dollar
coin, several smaller fragments of
base, a liberal part of an old woolen
bat which the negro wore md the
flattened be 1 let, which had driven
thfa assortment to hk brain, were
removed abd the patient Immediate
ly regained eoneeietMftese.aad called
for water, Leaf Chronicle.
See J, H. Dagg for contracting
building and general repair work of
all kinds. Phone 476.
Post Office Building Is to Be
About the firstlof next,month Mr
and Mrs, J. C. Quick, who have
been occupying the Dr. G'unn houBe
on East Ninth street, will move into
the J. H. Anderson house on South
Main street. After the death
Dr. Gunn.Mrs.Gunn sold the ground
to the Government. Mrs. Gunn
still owns the building and has been
renting it to Mrs. Quick, who con
ducted a boarding house many years
previous to the sale. A condition of
the purchase of the grcjind by the
Government was that at any time
possession of the ground was to be
given. Congress recently made an
appropriation of 510000 with which
to begin the erection of the building
in the way of putting in a founda
tion, etc. So it is reasonable to pre
sume that soon something wil be do
ing as a starter for a Government
building, after a score of years' tal
JOHN W. JONES
Prominent Citizen of Sout
Christian Dies of Apoplexy.
John W. Jones, a prominent citi
zen of Edgoten, died Tuesday morn
ing at 9:30 o'clock, at the home
his son-ih-law, Dr. J. A. B. Word
where he was on a visit. He had
for some time been spending most
of his time at Dawson, but had come
home on a visit to his daughters. He
expired of apoplexy.
Mr. Joned was born atJKeysburg
Ky., He served through the civi
war as a confederate soldier. He
survived by two daughters, Mrs. W
D. Elliott and Mrs. Word.
He was 74 years of age and had
lived in this county for 50 years. He
was buried at Clarksville yesterday
Mr, Jones was a man of substan
tial worth and high standing as
citizen and was a gallant soldier of
the Lost Cause.
For Royal Order of Lions Or
ganized Tuesday Night
Dr.W.A. Lackey, Royal President,
Dr. J. A. Southall, Royal Past
Robt. M. Tunks, Royal Vice Presi
J. R, McCIure, Corresponding and
Garnett Armstrong, Royal Over
W. H. Mitchell, Royal Captain.
W. B. Turner, Royal Inner Guard.
Herman Henderson, Royal Outer
The charter will remain open for
from 30 to 60 days and all desiring
to become members can do so. For
further information call at Baker &
Harris' confectionery. For medical
examination call on any -physician
MRS. I. B. WILF0RD
Dies in Bowline Green After
Mrs. Addie Wilford, wife of I. B.
Wilford, president of the Wilford
Milling Co., Bowling Green, died in
a hospital at that place Tuesday,
following an operation for carcino
ma, She was 64 years old and a na
tive of Cadiz. Mrs. Addie Major,
one of the daughters offthe deceased,
died in this city a few weeks ago
after an operation for a simular dis
ease. Mrs. Foster, of McLean College,
will shortly go to Cincinnati to spend
her vacation, While there she will
receive vocal instruction.
WEDDINGS ON EVERY SIDE.
PopularNYoung Couples Take
Nuptial Vows In City and
Mr. William Arthur Cornette and
jMisa Mary Johnson were married at
8:30 o'clock last evening at the home
of the bride's parents on North Main
street, Rev. A. R. Kasey, of the
Methodist church, officiating.
The parlors were tastily decorated
for the occasion and a pretty solo
Was sung by Miss Annie Tobin. Mrs.
E. W. Clark played the wedding
march. The bridal couple were pre
ceded by Mr. H. H. Chittenden, the
best man, and Miss Carrie Johnson,
the bride's sister, the maid of honor.
Following the ceremony that unit
ed the happy pair, they departed on
the 10:20 northbound train for Chi
cago and a visit of two weeks on the
Lakes. Upon their return they will
go to housekeeping as soon as ar
rangements can be made. The bride
is the oldest daughter of Sheriff
Lowe Johnson and has been a depu
ty in her father's office for the last
two and a half years and has made a
reputation with two State adminis
trations for efficiency in the clerical
work of the office. Mr. Cornette
was formerly in the tobacco business,
but is now engaged in insurance
work, at which he has been very sue
J cessful. He is a fine young business
man and has many friends. He is
to be congratulated upon winning so
lovable and charming a bride.
The marriage of Dr. T. J, Richard
son, of Little Rock, Ark,, and 'Miss
Mollie Brown Stevenson, of Ben
nettstown, occurred yesterday mom
ing at 7 o'clock at the home of the
bride's brother, Mr. E. C. Stevenson.
The ceremony was performed by the
groom's father, who accompanied
by his wife, arrived from Little
Rock Tuesday afternoon to attend
the wedding of their son. Dr.
Richardson and his bride left at once
for a two weeks' bridal tour and
they will be at home after July 10
at Little Rock.
The bride is a daughter of the late
J. E. Stevenson and is a near relative
of former vice president Adlai E.Ste
venson. She is quite pretty and
possesses numerous accomplishments
She taught in the county schools for
several sessions and has been
teaching in Paducah for the past
four years. The groom is a gradu
ate of Vanderbilt and practiced
dentistry at Lafayette for several
months before going to Little Rock
about a year ago.
Mr. Albert D. Noe, Jr.. and Miss
Bet Pendleton Buckner were mar
ried at 5:30 o'clock yesterday after
noon at the bride's home on South
Virginia street. It was a quiet
home wedding, only a few relatives
and intimate friends being present.
The ceremony was pronounced by
Rev. C. H.. H. Branch, of the West-
minster Presbyterian church. The
bride was-attired in a handsome
blue going-away gown and Mr. and
Mrs. Noe left at once for the L.&N.
depot and took the Dixie Flyer for a
trip to Chicago and the Lakes. They
will return in a week or ten days
and be at home at Hotel Latham.
Mr. Noe is the junior partner of the
hotel firm of A. D. Noe & Son and
m been associated with his father
n the management of Hotel Latham
for several years. His bride is a
daughter nf Mr. H. C. Buckner and
is one of the city's prettiest and
most popular girls.
Secured For Two Free Lectures
On Next. Monday, July
HE IS AN EXPERT IN HIS LINE
Addresses Are Brought Through
The Efforts Of Business
Farmers should not have to be re
minded of the two lectures to be de
livered here next Monday morning
and afternoon, the first at 10 o'clock
and the second at 1 o'clock.
Through the efforts of the Busi
ness Men's Association, John W.
Newman, State Commissioner of
Agriculture, has engaged Mr. Lo
well Roudebush, of New Richmond,
Ohio, to deliver his famous lecture
on "Noxious Weeds and How to De
stroy Them." His other lecture is
about "Insect, Pests and Their Ene
mies." The farmers of this section should
and can well afford to leave their
farms, even at this busy time, to
come to town Monday and attend
these lectures, for they are for their
particular benefit. Practically there
is nothing in them for the merchant
or the other business men, but the
Business Men's Association, keeping
step with the spirit of the times,
took this matter in hand for the
good of the farming community.
Of course the members of the Asso
ciation know that "as profits the
fflrmer 8Q profil8 everybodyt but
they have assumed the initiative in
this matter for the farmer, and he
should show his appreciation.
Mr. Roudebush is a farmer him
self and "practices what he
preaches." His ability to talk on
the subject he has chosen is well
known. From a gentleman who has
heard him repeatedly we learn that
he has lectured in nearly every State
of the Union and always de
mands pay for his services. His ex
penses are paid by Mr. Newman and
both lectures will be free to every
body. Ladies who have trouble in
chicken raising are especially invited
to come and bring their poultry
troubles with them. Mr. Roude
bush will give them suggestions that
be will profitable. Any questions on
continued on fourth page
J. W. Pollard, a young Montgom
ery county, Tenn., planter who re
sides near St. Bethlehem, and Miss
Kathleen Garrott, oldest daughter
of Mr, and Mrs. W. Walton Gnrrott,
of the Oak Grove . neighborhood,
were married at 7 o'clock last night.
The event occurred at the home of
Mr. Ed Garrott, grandfather of the
bride. Rev. L. B. English waB the
Mr. Jesse . B. Gardner and Miss
Lillian Estelle Tanner, daughter of
Mrs. E. G. Tanner of Nashville, were
married last evening at eight o'clock
in Nashville. The bride will be
pleasantly remembered here as the
maid of honor at the wedding of Miss
Catherine France last summer.
Prof. B. F. Brown, superintendent
of the Pembroke schools, and Miss
Catherine Conn, of Hazlehurst, Miss.,
were married last night at the First
Baptist Church, Hazlehurst. The
young people will be at home after
July 6 at Pembroke.
Claud Cranor and Miss Beatrice
Adams, young people living near
Crof ton, were married in the city
Tuesday i isht. Rev, J. B. Fosher,
of the U.uv-r-alist Church, perform
ed the ceremony.
A THREE DAYS'
Six O'Clock Sunrise Meeting
Largely Attended Yester
This has been a buBy week in Hop
kinsville. The Chautauqua hau
brought many people to the city and
iU 1 I 1 ., . 1
me cruwu nas oeen greatly augment
ed by the Conference of the Epworth
Leagues. Visitors began arriving
Monday afternoon and up to 10
o'clock yesterday delegations from
'different sections of the Louisville
Conference district put in their aD
pearance. They were met at the
trains by a committee and assigned
homes during their stay.
The first meeting was held Tues
day night in the audience room of
the Methodist Church, the adrtress
of welcome being made by the pas
tor, Rev. A. R. Kasey. Respor t r
E O. Harbin, President of the v r
ference. This was followed h.. ux.
address by Dr. U. G. Foote, of L ,s
ville. His theme was "The Pea' oi
the Antilles" we liked to have s-iid
"the Pennyrile," but Dr. Foote rust
have forgotten where he was.
The visitors were spiritually bjp
lifted at the sunrise prayer meeting'
held at 6 o'clock Wednesday morn
ing. There were probably 75 in at
tendance. Then came a Bible study
in which the delegates freely took
QLLive uur l. s i t 1 1 1 ill H I M 1 1 rMiirK'
pressed with the ease with whic
young people arose and spoke of
nr i r i . i
f.u.u. vuc jruutJK man oaiu limb uc
carries his Bible wherever he goes,
Feeling its touch on his person of ten
keen3 him from savinc and doinc
things that are wrong. Before the
adjournment a pledge which he read
will no doubt be the pledge of the
At 9 o'clock a conference on Evan
gelism was held, conducted by Rev
Joseph Chandler of Horse Cave.
The program for yesterday was a
fine one. At night a large crowd
heard the address of Rev. J. Marvin
Culbreth, of Nashville.
Below we give the program for
today and tomorrow.
TUIIDOriiiV TTlXTn nrt
6:00 a. m. to 11:00 p. m. Daily
11:00 a. m. Address "Francis As-
hlirv" Row TTronb- M TUnmon r rw
J a . mil. aia. JklJVlJiOO, X-J JLr r
3:00 p. m. to 5:00 p. m, Daily
8:00 p. m. Address "Social Ser
vice and Evangelism" Dr. G. W,
Dyer, Nashville, Tenn.
FRIDAY JUNE 28.
6:00 a. m. to 11:00 a. m. Daily
11:00 a.m. Address "Why I Am
a Methodist" Rev. Samuel M. Mil
ler. Bowling Green, Ky.
3:00 p. m. to 5:00 p. m. Daily
8:00 p. m. Address "Evangelism
and Extension" Rev. Fitzgerald S.
Parker, D, D., Gen. Secretary of the
Epworth League, Nashville, Tenn.
Killed by Lightning.
During tho electric storm betweesv
12 and 1 o'clock yesterday S. E. Dil-
lard, near Gracey, was killed and a.
negro man employed on the farm
was eo badly shocked that, at last in
formation, it waanotknown whether
he would recover or not. The
negro's na-ne is Somers Allison-
Mr. Dillard was better known
Pete.f He leaves a wjfe and ' mr
childreh and was working on thj f artrJ
of Clif tin A. Clark, i