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Vol. xxxiv
NO 129
Editorial Comment
A. G McClure, an Albany, N. Y.,
millionaire, feU.k lew with a pic
ture of a giri he inm'in a magazine
and didn't rest until he found her
and married her. She proved to be
MIm Anna Caslin and the romance
was later spoiled by a divorce suit.
At the Fayetteville, N. C. fair,
Jas. W. Smith, a farmer, watching
a balloon ascension, was caught in
the ropes and carried up 1000 feet,
lie finally swung himself up, climb
ed into the basket and landed
without a scratch.
Frank Chambers, aged 17, and
Dora May, aged 15, high school pu
pila at Owensboro, eloptd and were
married Monday and returned to
school next morning together and
gathered up their books.
In executing Diaz and his follow
ers Madero will have to bear in mind
that they are not the last of the
rebels. Many rebels are still where
they can Jt ill those who fall into
their hands.
Art Smith eloped with Miss Aimee
Cour from Fort Wayne, Ind., to
Hillsdale, Mich.,' in his aeroplane,
and they were married. They re
turned home the same way and were
A fool at Paducah threw a lighted
cigarette into the cage of a lion in
Hagenbeck's street parade, and set
fire" to the straw, which was extin
guished with difficulty.
The sixteenth annual conference
Of the Kentucky D. A. R is being
held in Lexington, beginning today.
Mrs. Wm. H. Thompson is State
Three bandits, said to be mere
boys, held up and robbed a train at
Eufaula, Oklahoma, in regular
western style,, looting the express
car. ',
uA Chicsgo ihief leaped from as
automobile foe had stolen onto amov
ing train while closely pursued by
Officers and made his escape.
Becker was sentenced, yesterday
and will be taken to Sing Sing to
await execution or the outcome of
his appeal.
Fffnrta to save the life of Felix
Diaz will probably fail and he
likely to be shot with bis lieutenants
at Vera Cruz.
Gov. Wilson is again on the stump
and declares that the Republicans
are on the run.
Calloway county is going to make
another effort to vote bonds to build
a court house.
The Winchester Sun, heretofore
Republican, has come out for Wil
Smallpox At Sebree.
The smallpox situation at Robards
and at Sebree is becomming quite
serious. At Robards there are eight
or ten cases and it is reported there
has been one death from the disease
about three miles from Robards.
At Sebree the situation is much
mors serious. There are at present
between 75 and 10Q cases developed,
and from ten to fifteen new cases
developing with each succeeding
Likes Lttcian.
Lucian H. Davis has been appoint
ed Master Commissioner of the Chris
tian Circuit Court. A gentleman,
every inch of him; a young business
man of exceptionally good .ability,
and a Democrat who has served his
party vigorously and unselfishly, the
appointment of Lucian Uavls will
meet an endorsement gratifying to
him because of its sincerity and
practical unanimity. Elkton Time.
Fw Appendicitis
A brother ef Dr. W. A. Heynes,
oMUweil, was brought to the city
Monday and placed kt the icfirmsny.
Dr. Sanders, of Nashville, was noti
fled and be came over and perform
eda very auocaeafttl operation for
Will Deliver Memorial Address
For Owensboro Elks.
Mr. Thomas C, Underwood has ac
cepted an invitation to deliver the
annual memorial address for the
Elks Lodge at Owensboro on the
first Sunday in December. Mr.
Underwood performed this service
for the Middlesboro Elks last year
and his address was one that excited
much favorable comment all over
the State. His services are in in
creasing demand for public ad
dresses of this kind as well as for
after-dinner speeches. Hopkinsville
is proud of him as a gifted and
graceful orator.
No Iication.tjfiflt Will Be
Beijtr Wan Last Year.
' Up to 8:30 o'clock yesterday after- j
noon 146 voters had registered at the
.CountyClerU's office, that number
being about equally divided between
'thewnites and colored. However,'
Deputy Clerk Barnes thought that
when the hour for closing arrived
the books would show the heaviest
supplemented registration for three
years. This seems hardly probably,
but may be the case.
Last year's supplemental registra
tion was 15990 whites. 69 colored.
The total registration was 2,068.
Frank Meacham Fell From An
Elevator Tuesday.
Frank Meacham, an employe of
the Mogul Wagon Works, nearly
had the life scared out of him last
Tuesday morning when he fell from
an elevator, a distance of one story.
He had brought up a kef of bolts
from the cellar on the elevator and
lost his balance. When found he
was supposed to be seriously injured
but an examination by his physician
after he had been convey el to his
home proved that his injuries were
hardly wqfth mentioning.
Of Football Promised Here
The' Paducah High School football
team and. he Hopkinsville High
School eleven will play a game at
Mercer Park Saturday. The game
will be called at 3 o'clock. The Pa
ducah team is said to bo a speedy
one and an Interesting contest is
promised when they meet our boys
here. Tho prospects are that the
crowd on the occasion will bo the
largest of the season.
Two Qkk Executions.
Two ot the captured officers of
the tC tM Fwoa DiZ were shot by
the Federal troops at half past ten
Thursday evening, after being sen
tenced to death by summary court
martial at Vera Cruz. Mex. The
execution was carried out with ah
to lute secrecy. Their names were
Major karate and Major CuesU.
Packed House Heard the Elo
quent Congressman Talk
Introduced By Col. W.
Howell Ii a Stirring
Congressman A 0. Stanley spoke
at the court house in the interest of
the democratic national ticket Tues
day afternoon. The circuit court
room where he spoke was crowded
and the audience was very demon
strative. He was introduced by
former Commonwealth's Attorney
W. R. Howell in an eloquent speech
pruning his public services and re
ferring to him as the "next U, S.
Senator." Mr. Stanley disclaimed
any purpose of exploiting himself
and said it grieved him that his own
candidacy, even as representative,
should be mentioned in a great con
flict on national issues, in which he
appeared for his party and not for
He spoke for an hour and a half
and, his speech was pronounced by
all the best one he has ever made
here. ,
Brought Here and Switched
Onto the Belt Line.
Three of the coaches smashed up
iit therwreclr on, the I, C. Railroan"
on tbe 20th were switched onto the
Belt Line Sunday and many people
went out to see them. The. steel
coach was sent to Paducah. Con
trary to reports, the three wooden
coaches are very badly, demolished.
Two have an entire end crushed like
an egg-shell and the third had
practically everything in it wrecked
and the windows torn out. All of
them have their wheels intact.
After an
Illness of
John A. White, a well known saw
mill man, died Tuesday at his home
a few miles north of Gracey, after a
long illness of inflammation of the
stomach and bowels, aged 57 years.
He leaves a family. The interment
took place in the Mt. Carmel church
burying ground, near Bainbridge,
Appointed and Names Drawn
For Next Year's Service.
Judge Hanbery this week appoint-
tho three jury commissioners to se
lect grand and petit jurors for the
coming year. The commissioners
got together Tuesday and put the
requisite number into the wheel.
J.T. Wall, S.H. King , and W. E.
Adcock were the commissioners.
Frosts On Way.
Washington, Oct. SO. Tempera
tures below the seasonal normal and
frosts are to be expected during the
coming week, according to the
weather bureau's weekly bulletin.
"There is a strong probability of
frosts in the southern states," says
the bulletin, following the passage
of a disturbance that is now over
the southernRocky mountain region.
This dieturbance will advance east
ward, attended by a general precipi
tation; it will cross the plains states
Monday, the middle west about
Tuesday night or Wednesday, and
the eastern states about Thursday.0
Vice President James S. Sher
man at Point of Death."
James 8. Sherman.
Vice President James S Sherman
is critically ill with a complication of
heart and kidney troubles and his
death is expected at any time. His
physician holds out no hope of his
Logan County Farmer Makes
Hopkinsville Young Lady
: His Bride.
A pretty home wedding ceremony
.was pronounced by Kev. a. k.
Kasey, pastor of the Methodist
church, Sn the home of the bride
yesterday afternoon. Miss Deannie
Hadden, the bride, is the daughter
of Mr. and Mrs. Samuel Hadden,
South Virginia street. The groom
is Mr. Charles Jennings, of Ruseell
ville. , '
At 4 6'clock the close f riepds and
immediate relatives of the. family
gathered inrthe parlor to witness the
couple were driven to the L & N.
station and boarded the South bound
train for Russellville.
Mr. Jennings is a prosperous
young farmer and the bride is a well
known and popular young lady of
ihis city.
Pretty Home Wedding Of Mr.
Folsom And Miss Bass.
A Dretty home wedding at the
residence of Mr. and Mrs. James M.
Forbes last evening at 8:30 o'clock,
united Mr. Chas. F. Folsom and Miss
The ceremony was pronounced by
Rev. C. M. Thompson, of the First
Baptist church, in the presence of a
la r ere number of friends. The
beautiful home was elaborately dec
orated for the happy occasion.
The matron of honor was Mrs. J.
M, Fdrbes.the bride's sister, and the
groom's best man was Mr. Nicholas
Beadles. After the ceremony the
young couple left on a wedding tour.
Mrs Folsom is a talented young
civil'engineer, at present stationed
with a railroad construction com
:.fH ' . . .
Dany near Birmingham, Ala. He is
a relative of Mr. Grover Cleveland.
Thejbrideisa lovely daughter of
Mr. and Mrs 0. L. Bass. Her child
hood was spent in this city, but for
the last few years her home has been
In-tfensacola, r-la. bhe is a young
lady of unusual beauty and many
charms of person. These attractions
together with her brightness of
mind and numeroua accomplish
merits, have made her a social favor
ite with a wide circle of friends.
Religion and Politics.
Louisville will come mighty near
mixing, religion with politics next
Tuesday night. It has been arrang
ed to keep Trinity M. E. church
open until a late hour and a tele
graph rostrum nt put in. As fast as
the local and national election re
turns.some in they will be announc
ed. All denominations will be rep
resented aiid several social features
are being planned.
Boys Line Up For Drill Or
Target Practice Every
Monday Night.
Commanding Officer Received
Medal For Nine Years'
Faithful Service..
Company D is determined to main
tain its "rep." as" one of, the best
companies in the Kentucky" State
Guard. The men are faithful in
their attendance at drill every Mon
day night and in all competitive
drills the contest is always close and
Last Monday night they had what
is called an "owl shoot." This is a
new departure in target shooting.
The men when firing are in the dark
and there is no light except a small
electric light just above the target.
Capt. Clark had two squads of five
men each contest for the prize, a
box of Ecco cigars.
Jack Tandy was captain of one
squard and with him were Prof.
Herachel A. Long, Roy Binkley, Ar
thur Boyd, Joe Morris.
Walter Bohannon was captain of
the second squad, and with him
were Ernest Cantrill, Hugh Boyd,
J. F. Logan, Forest Boyd. Each
man had 10 shots and the Bpore was
as follows, out of a possible 50:
Tandy 44
Long ' 43
Binkley ,...8?
Bovd r.-.f A 42
Morris.... 43
Totai7T... 210
Bohannon 41
Cantrell 37
Hugh Boyd ' 38
EorrestBoyd :..39
J. F. Logan 45
Total 200
After the presentation of the box
of cigars by the manufacturer, Stan
ley Long, the box was opened and
the soldier boys had a real smoker.
Though the first Equad won by 6
points, the best shot, 45, was made
by J. F. Logan, of the composing
room of this office. The rifles used
were 22 Winchesters for indoor prac
tice. Paul Twyman won the medal in
the competitive drill, which he will
wear until he meets with defeat in a
future drill.
Talking about medals, Capt. E. W.
Clark received Tuesday morning
from Adjutant General J. Tandy
Ellis a handsome bronze medal for 9
years of continuous faithful service.
Capt. Clark prizes the medal very
highly, but he hope3 in two years
and a half more to wear a silver
medal, as he will be entitled to it.
Wnen one has served 21 years the
dilver medal is taken up, and the
final reward for faithful service is a
gold medal.
Company D is up to the limit, 62
enlisted men and 3 officers, Tho of
ficers are: E. W. Clark, Captain;
Jewell W. Smith, First Lieutenant;
James E. Clairborne. Second Lieu
A year ago Monday Co. D. was
ordered to Fulton, Ky, and remain
ed on duty two months and a half.
The Illinois Central Railroad strike
was on and the strikers would prob
ably have done a great deal of dam
age to property had it not been for
the company's good service. Around
their campfiro Monday night the
soldiers recalled their service and
had a good time. generally as they
puffed away at thfr "Eccos."
Almiuufe Dinner. f'v
The Alumnej) Asseeiatkin at BjvF.
College will serve dinner' Od
FeHows' 11 an. Monday
fit of the futul'folte
Deer girlst thlenB.
For Blowing Up Buildings On
Large Scale.
Alarm clocks, gum shoes, nitro
glycerin cans, tags from dynamite
packages and wires taken from the
office of the International Associa
tion of Bridge and Structural Iron
Workers' were produced before the
jury at the "dynamite conspirecy"
trial Indianapolis Monday.
Equity Docket Will Be Handled
This Week.
This is the last week of Circuit
Court. As the equity docket will be
disposed of. There will be nothing
of interest to the general public go
ing on.
The case of the Commonwealth
against Bradley Boyd and Will Pike,
charged with robbery, was called
last Friday and continued to next
The case of E. W. Major against
Christian county and D. J. McCl en-
don was on trial all day Saturday
and consumed much of Monday
Monday morning Mr. Duffy, rep
resenting the county, made a motion
for a peremptory instruction. Aft
er argument the case was dismissed
as to the county. Judges Breathitt
and Bush, attorneys for Mr. Major.
then asked Judge Hanbery to dis
miss the case against Mr. McClen-
don, which was done. G. W. South-
all was the attorney for Mr. Mc-
This case, considering that only
$300 was BUed for, attracted a great
deal pf attention. A large number
of witnesses testified and the counsel
on both Bides made a hard fight.
The jury which was in their room
during the argument on the motion
of Mr. Duffy, was recalled and told
by the Judge that the case was. no
longer under their consideration and
the regular jury for the term was
dismissed. No appeal will be taken
in the case of John B. Galbreath.
Of the Cumberland Presbyte
rian Church in Session
The Kentucky Synod of the Cum
berland Presbyterian church con
vened for a three days' session at
Greenville last Tuesday night. The
Hopkinsville church sent the follow
ing representatives: '
Rev. J. B. Eshman, James D. Hill,'
Mrs. N. S. West, Mrs. N. H. Fent
ress, Mrs. Edna Perry, Mrs. A. J.
Reeder, Miss Lurena Reeder, Mrs,
T. J. Baugh, Miss Allie Davis, Mrs,
L. E. Fowler, Mrs. George Merritt,
Mrs. Anne McKee and Mrs. T. A,
Smithson. v
Must Ratify the Income Tax
Washington, Oct. 30. Twelve
states have yet to act on the incc-me
tax amendment to the Constitution,
and it is not Unlikely that enough pf(
them will ratify it the coming win
ter to make it the duty of the. Secret
tary of State to issue a proclarnatloii
announcing the adoption of the
amendment. These are the states
which have yet to act on the amend-
Delaware, Florida, Louisfa.na,
Massachusetts, New Jersey, New
Mexico, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Ver
mont, Virginia est Virginia and
Wyoming. Four are necessary to,
make the law effective, "
The Stork.
Mr. and 'Mrs. .Clau'de Cayce, 5
miles souk pf the city, are rejoicing
over a ffcte.Wyt kf t in their honM
by the stork last Sunday nigKt.
K Tha'stork visited ie hqra of
Tho. S, Tnrif n this Week and lef t
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