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HOMHNSYXLLE, KENTUCKY, .TUESDAY, OCTOBER 15, 1912.
Whar de pussimmons grow.dar be
tho 'possum also. Come on, Tige.
Gov, Deneen of Illinois fa the lat
est addition to T. R's Ananias Club,
Ic wan expected that automobiles
would put horsss out of business,
tut the prices have doubled in - ten
In Louisville last week a team of
nine men 1 Uyud against nine wonieri
ami the gtune was un untie by 9 di
vorces. A big force of rebe: fell up
Mexican soldiers near 1 irrqti
m ill 1 It 1 W . .1 .
Kinea an duc if, wn-- ?ti .w:
rebels were also killed.
The coils peem to be tightening
around some of the big fish, as the
dynamite conspiracy ' is being un
folded ar Indianapolis.
An 18 .pound lobster has just been
caught at New Rochvlle, N Y., by a
schoolboy, the biggest one ever
caught in Long Island Sound.
, G.-A. and A. G. Hall, twin broth
ers,' in Washington, 81 years old, are
the Oldest telegraph operators, being
among the first to learn the. art in
Cherry trees at Shurcsburg are in
bloom for the third time this s ear,
having borne two crops alreadv. It
would be a pity to apply the hatchet
to a tree like that.
i To-morrow is the day for the
Colonel to orate in Louisville and
the Herald says all the office boys
will want to go to "the funeral."
Why not let them go?
A Kansas City judge has decided
that under certain circumstances,
for instance to conceal from him
the fact that she has money, a wife
may. lie to her husband.
v. Nicaragua has not only put an end
r to her own revolution, with the as
sistance of 900 American Marines,
but has nipped one in the bud that
was organizing to invade Honduras.
Everything from New York inter
ests President Taft. He had the
Saturday's baseball game sent to
!$jnn by innings in Rhode Island and
he didn't complain when the New
Yorkers were licked.
Louis Krause, a Hungarian waiter,
testified in the Becker trial that he
saw "Gyp the Blood." "Lefty
Louie" and "Whitey Lewis" shoot
Rosenthal, the gambler, and saw
Jack Sullivan bending over the
Eleven women have lodged with
Gov. McCreary a protest against a
commutation of the electrocution
sentence of James Ellis, who mur
dered Squire Beatty. As a rule the
women are opposed to shocking
Some real fighting seems to be go
ing on in the Balkans, the casualties
bo far footing up 2,000 killed and
1,500 wounded, Montenegrins get
ting a. shade the heat of it. The lat
est skiddoo of Turks took place at
, An army of Scottish suffragettes
in uniform are marching from Edin
burgh to London on horseback, and
expect to nrrivH in six weeks to pre
sent a petition to Premier Asqujth.
Of course the Premier will be glad
to see them.
fti Taft and Debs are running u close
race for third place in Colorado,
'With Wilson certain of the State,
tit the real interest centers in the con
t test for Governor between Elias
Yahoo Ammous, Democrat, and
Ed P, Costigan, Bull Mooser.
Rowan coupty moonshiners opened
fire on three of Uncle Sam's depu
ties with such vigor" that .one of
them had his collar shot off by a
bullet that grazed his neck. Evl
dently they didn't want strangers
around them wearing a Marshal's
IN FIFTH WEEK
Another Week Of the Civil
Docket Began Yes
UNHAPPY COUPLES DIVORCED
McLean College Next Important
Case To Be
5udge Hanbery did much in cleir
ing the civil docket last week. H
adjourned court in the afternoon
Saturday long enough to allow the
Progressive party the use of the
court room for holding their coiaven-l
tion and allowing the mpmbets of
the new party a chance of heari-?
Mr. M. J. Holt, an apostle of the
Roosevelt doctrine from Louisville.
This week will be principally de
voted to the trial of civil cases, the
most important of which is th' 0'
the trustees of McLean C 1 .e
against the Hopkinsville Water Co.
Tne suit is brought to rocov. r dam
ages for the loss of the buil In g by
fire last February, the p.aim iIFh
claiming that the Water Co. faiu-d
to furnish water for extinguishing
fire when first discovered.
The jury in the case of Cherrj
Bros, against Christian county,
which consumed several days 01
court last week, Saturday af ternooi.
returned a verdict allowing the
plaintjffi damaged n the sum q
The case attracted considerabl
audition and opinion was much di
vided ajs to what the jury would do,,
When filed the Cherry Bros, claimed'
that they had been damaged by the
county road officials to the amount
of $2 000 by drying up a spring in
thpjr stable 1 it. Judgment for $500
was obtained in the first trial when
Judge Cook was on the bench. The
case was taken to the Court of Ap
peals and a new trial ordered.
The case of John P. Prowse against
E. D. Henderson was opened for
trial after a jury had been empanled
yesterday morning at 11:20 o'clock.
Mr. Prowse sues for recovery of
$663 for trees he alleges he was not
allowed to cut under a written con
tract. Fifteen witnesses on one
side and fourteen on the other are
to be examined and the case is ex
pected to occupy part of two days
of the court's time.
During this term of Circuit Court
the following decrees of divorce
have been entered:
Julia Elliott Brennan against Rus
sell F. Brennan.
Jennie Mobley against Thomas
D. H. Steward against Les Stew
ard. George Trice against Letitia Trice.
Lee Gray against Bennie Gray.
Bennie Wilson against Bud Wilson.
Mattie Lou Frazier against Hiley
PR. AUSTIN BELL
Getting Along Nicely After
Operation For Appendicitis.
Dr. Austin Bell was taken to
Nashville Saturday evening to un
dergo an operation fur appendicitis.
Judge Douglas Bell, who was with
him, returned homo Sunday night.
He aaya the operation was very sat
isfactory and when he left Dr. Bell
W8i getting alpng nicely. No
trouble is apprehended by the ope rat
tog surgeon and It 'is expected that
Dr. Bell will soon bt able to return
We are prepared to do all kinds of
high-grade job printing, Try us.
Wm. J. Chiles Succeeds ,S. A.
Pate at Western Hospital
WAS FORMERLY AN OFFICIAL
Mr. Pate to Be Taken Care of
In One of the Other
, N.Ws hns b "i received from a
private source h it the State Board
of Control has dfcided to make a
change In the office nf Steward of
the Western State Hospital, The
new man will be Mr. W. J. Chiles,
formerly receiver at the institution,
but for the last ten ears a popular
commercial traveler. Mr. Chiles is
a Democrat and has long been an ac
tive parly worker.
The present steward, Mr, S. A.
Pate, of Breckinridge county,, has
made itn excellent record during the
four ears he has held the place and
was strongly endorsed for reappoint
ment by citizens of all parlies. It.is
understood that he will be. taken
care of in ore of the other institu
tions. The change will be announced
in the near future.
Representatives of Commercial
Clubs Now Meeting in the
A dinner will bp given at Hotel
La hittn this'evening at eight o'clock
1 1 ho or of the visitors to the meet
ing of Kentucky Commercial Secre-
j tea. Besides the visitors there
ill tie only a few present, chiefly
ht- 1 fficers and directors of the Bus
i ies- Men's Association and other
in mVrs prominent in boosting Hop
Htipvitle. FREE TUITION '
To Candidates For Road En
gineers In the State.
In order to give as much assist
ance as possible to prospective Coun
iy Road Engineers, the College of
Civil and Highway Engineering, at
the State University of Kentucky,
in connection with the State High
way Department, will give a short
course to any citizens of the State
desiring to avail themselves of the
opportunity. The course opened
yesterday and will include Road Lo
cation, Construction and Mainten
ance, Field Practice in Leveling and
Surveying, Making Maps, Profiles
The University will have under
Way the construction of about one
mile of Macadam road during the
period fcr which the short course
has been scheduled.
Applicants will be admitted to
this course without tuition or fees of
any nature whatsoever pr reference
to educational qualifications. The
course will continue ten weeks.
SCARCITY OF STONE
Has Greatly Retarded Southern
The bitulithic street construction
has been greatly retarded for a week
or more by the inability of the con
tractor to get screenings on the, lo
cal market. A supply from out of
town is expected- to-day and work
will be resumed. With the favor
able weather conditions the work
would have been nearly done but
for this delay.
Miss Tony Ware's Cheerful
Life Ends In Great
VICTIM OF WHITE PL AGUE.
Expired At The Residence Of A
Relative In The Country
;. ' Saturday Evening.
Dath claimed Miss Tony Ware at
6:30 o'clock Saturday evening, at
the home of her cousin, Mr. Rawlins
Clardy, near Bell, where she had
been on a visit for two months. In
failing health for a year or more,
she went to the couhtry hoping to
be benefited by the change, but sev
eral weeks ago began a rapid decline
and soon succumbed to a series of
hemorrhages caused by tuberculo
With her in her last hours were
her aunt, Mrs. M. F. Crenshaw, and
her haifrsister, Miss Betsy Ware, of
this city. Also Drs. J. B. Jackson and
R. F. McDaniel.
Miss Ware was a daughter of the
late James Dudley Ware by his first
wife, who was Mias Tony Clardy.
She was" a young lady of the wid
est popularity. Of a sunny, cheerful
temperament, possessing a bright
mind and quickness of repartee, and
a sprightliness of manner that made
everybody her friend, she went
through life looking only upon the
bright side of things. Even when
ill health drove the sunshine out of
her life she was jolly and l.ipht-heart-ed
to the end. "Sne wag , 35'. years Of
age and had for irfany .years been a
member of the First Baptist church.
Her funeral services were held at
the church yesterday morning at
10:30 by"her pastor, Rev. C. M.
Thompson, and her bodv whs luid to
rest in the family lot in Riverside
She was closelj related to many of
the leading families of Hopkinsville.
Her immediate relatives were the
sister above referred to, Miss Bpfcy
Ware, and .two brothers, Fuirieigh
and Wulluce Ware.
Organized After Speaking Last
According to a resolution adopted
at the first meeting of the Progress
ive party on the 5th of this month,
the party met in the Circuit Court
room last Saturday and effected a
Before entering upon the business
for whichtho meeting had been ap
pointed the crowd, made up of
members of all parties, listened to a
speech by Mr. M. J. Holt, a Louis
ville attorney. Mr. Holt's speech
was a bombasting for President Taft
and an exploitation of the virtues
and noble deed3 in behalf of the peo
ple by Col. Roosevelt. He paid his
respects to Mr. Wilson hue in very
mild terms. His fight was against
tho President and he urged Chris
tian county Republicans to break
loose from the party and cast their
lot witfr the now party.
At the conclusion of Mr. Holt's
speech the convention proceeded to
business by electing a county com
mitteepf which L. Q Brumfield
was made chairman and t E. S. Fore
W. H. Smith, of Gracey, slipped
and fell in the doorway of Frankel'B
store yesterday and in trying to
break his fall threw his hand on one
of the spikes under the show win
dow, the iron penetrating his hand
for more than an inch, The injury
is a very painful one, that will de
prive him of the use t f his right
hand for some time.
Spreads Its Tents In Mercer
Park For A Week's. L
AUSPICES OF THE BAND.
Ideal Weather Make the Pros
pects Fine For A Big
The Carnival attractions of the
Moss Company spread their tents
yesterday in Mercer Park, and will
show all this week under the au
spices of the Third Infantry Band.
The company brings a line of
shows that are highly recommended
as meritorious,,clean and up-to-date
attractions. The first shows were
given last night and a good start was
made, the weather conditions being
all that could be desired. The band
boys will personally assist in the
management of the various tented
Performances will be given every
afternoon and evening.
Fishing is Good
Fishing is Baid to be fine to those
who know where to throw the line.
Great catches have been made by
Claude Clark and Mat Starling. A
party who had heard of the wonder
ful luck of these two anglers left
Wednesday for Rochester, on Green
River, to beat the record of the two
gentlemen named, lhe sextette is
composed of J. O. Cook, G.us Stevens
Dri E. H. Barker, Thos. C. Under
wood, Robt. M. Fairleigh and R. J.
Carothers, Jr. They will be gone a
Hhvu vnu seen the come'?
The carnival began jegterday.
bu'l Mnoserri met at
Just three weeks until Wilson's
The last rain fell Saturday, four
That little $6,000 has settled down
to a certainty,
Some of the ladies are regretting
that they did not register.
The " 'possum dog" is biding his
time and waiting for frost.
What about a railroad from here
to the Hospital for the Insane?
Either summer or fall has been
doing a little "lingering" this year.
The tobacco buyors are getting
ready to look at crops and make
From the price we judge that ev
erybody is putting the eggs in salt
So it's an interurban line from
here to Clarksville by way of Lafay
ette, is it? Good!
Everybody is agreed that the next
big building that goe3 up should be
an apartment house.
Dr. Blakey's new 1913-40 h. p. au
to is a beauty and had its initial run
to Clarksville Wednesday.
Typhoid and malarial fever is abat
ing, but we have heard of one or
two cases of scarlet fever.
Everybody should go to the carni
val, because it will help tho band
boys get a new equipment,
A great deal of fallowing for
wheat has been done but the farmers
would like to see a good rain.
Yes, the agricultural fair will bo a
go, and don't forget it, because the
right men have taken a hand in it.
We don't know when we have
seen the policemen having so good a
time, because the town is so orderly.
Tho $10,000 fire at the Hospital
for the Insane Wednesday night
means a building contract for some
body right away.
And a General Delivery In the
PITCHED BATTLE FOUGHT.
Two Citizens Of Rawlins Are
Shot Down In Street and
Another Was Wounded.
Rawlins, Wyo Oct. 14. A gen
eral mutiny raged in the penitentl-v k
ary here yesterday, during which 40
convicts escaped. A pitched battle
took place inside the walls and many
Two men were killed in the streets
of Rawlins, one was desperately
wounded and two convicts were re
captured, following the escape of
from ten to thirty prisoners this af
ternoon. The outbreak was the
second in the last 24 hours. About
3 p. m. Saturday twenty prisoners
escaped and nine were re-capturecK
before 8 o'clock.
A general man hunt is on. Per
sons coming into town from the
Bouth bring stories of a reign of ter
ror in the country districts. Riders
have been sent to the ranches for a
radius of several miles, warning the
owners to be prepared to defend'
their property. Several parties who
went south on horseback or in car
riages returned afoot, their horses
having been stolen by the convicts.
Arrived and Caused Both Sur
prise and Trouble.
Saturday wus Columbus Day and
it cumu hi d want "like a thief in the
iiiK"i. iue iiujui-iiy ui me people
lha.i forgviiteii that a comparatively
I new legal holiday had been added to
I f ho Yilrur. rtw fiin tnnnr 1 1 o f- Mition
' , I., ttim vlrnin.nnt inlmf fr, tMnlr
vucijbij inc., nijcn (ivb vvuat iu limits
when they found the printed sign
"closed" conspicously hanging-up in
the pos: office. Others were sur
prised and disappointed when they
discovered that the banks were
closed and business was suspended
until Monday. The day otherwise
was no; observed.
The Cut-Out Plan.
In this county every effort is be
ing made to get the tobacco raisers
to join the association under a three
year pledge. With the biggest crop
on hand ever raised, probably, it is
no wonder that the growers are
walking the floor. They should have
"walked" some before they set out
their big acreage, They've caught
the white elephant, now what are
they to do with it? The cut-out
plan has never been seriously con
considered here, but it looks now as
if that plan will be the best next
year and in 1914. Nicholas county
is wrestling with the problem, as
will be seen from a dispatch from
the county seat of that county.
Cutting out the 1913 crop of to
bacco is being agitated in Nicholas
county, and a meeting of the grow
ers in this county has been called to
be held here Saturday, Oct. 12, for
the purpose of electing delegates
from this county to attend the cut
out meeting at Lexington Oct. 16.
As the question is just beginning to
be considered here it is impossible
yet to tell how the Nicholas county
growers will decide.
Lost a Finger.
John Beard, a young man work
ing for the Mogul Wagon Works,
lost the little finger on his right
hand Friday. He was working with
a rip saw and got his hand caught
Another finger was lacerated, but
was saved, He was taken to the
Infirmary where his hand was
Irving Compton, of
visiting Ford Wright.
St, Louis, is