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HopriNstiLLE, Kentucky, Tuesday, November 12, 1912.
Severaf of the Western . Itatei are
bo close that that th oflkis-1 count
will be required to, teHfe . om of
the finiehM. Thfc h true In Kmm&s,
California, ldalw;' Wyoming and
Washing ton. Divided electoral del
eg&tioos are po ible in one 6r two
Dunne's plurality in the rac f r
Governor of Illinois waa'v 122,016,
complete returns show. He polled
.446,278 votee; Deneert, ,BpWk:an,
was second with 324,262 votes, and
Funk, Progressive, third with 309,
457. TheTotal vete cast was 1,097,
Wi returns, received from -all
but forty small precincts in Wash
ington in many of which the total
will not be more- than fifteen or
jtwenty,,' Lister, Democrat, has a
plurality for Governor over Hay,
Republican, of 698."
Democrats control the Tennessee
Legislature by 75 votes op joint
ballot, 67 necessary to elect, but the
tf.ll members from Memphis makeup
an uncertain quantity controlled by
Mayor Crump. .
Frank T. O'Hair, the young Dem
ocrat who beat Uncle Joe Cannon,
is a native of Wolfe county, Ky.,
and a cousin of South Trimble. It
was not thought he had thq ghost of
The wife of Governor elect E. G.
Dunn, of Iowa, is a Kentucky girl,
.Jermerly Miss Laura Delker, . of
IKenderson. They were ' married
about six months ago. '-
Ambassador James Bryce, Great
Britain's representative, has been
recalled and will be i succeeded at
Washington, by Sir Cecil Arthur
Roosevelt h s a lead of 900 in Cali
fornia with a few precincts -out, but
Wilson, is sure.of one of the 13 votes,
as one Roosevelt eleptor ran behind
The Shelbvville Council has elect
ed Leon Rothchild Mayor to fill the
vacancy caused by the death of
Mayor L. T. Gruber.
3V. Deneen has called an extra
ssasion of the old Legislature 'of Illi
nois to elect Lorirner'ssuccessor.
Both of New Hampshire's
Cangresroan are Democrats,
son carried the State by 1,800.
Wilson's plurality in Illinois is
16,105. Danne, Democrat, for Gov
ernor, had a larger majorty.
McCreary county started out by;
going for Taf t and Caleb Powers.
Wilson and Marshall are both
ers in, the Presbyterian church.
Frank Byrne, Rep., pulled in as
Gjyernor of South Dakota.
Uncle Joe didn't even make an
an O'Hair breadth escape.
Granted to Widows of r Local
Capt. W J. Stone, Pension Exam
Iner for the state, has given out a
list of 164 pensions granted by the
Board to indigent Confederates or
the widows of such. Two of the
beneficiaries are, from Hopkirwvilie,
yiz: Mrs, Julia Boxley apd Mra.
Roxie E. Calhoun. Three m Trigg
county, viz: Mrs. Susan Bingham,
Vallonia; Mrs. Amelia E Bray1 oy,
Tadiz; and Mrs. Laura J. Cunning
ham, Cadiz. Only three letters have
been passed in the alphabetical list.
Injured By Fall
Mrs. Robt. S, Green, while hang
ing curtains in her new home on
East Eighteenth street, had a fU
Saturday by a step of the ladder
which she was standing giving way.
One wrist and on; apklwrao
bidly sprafted that will be
; -rl!ally disabled for a few days.
COUNTY JAILER G. J. TROUT,
OF ELKTON, KILLED BV NEGRO
Had Eicaped From Jail and Secured His Pistol With Which He
Shot the Officer. , 4
Elkton, Ky., Nov. 11. An es
caped negro prisoner named Albert
Jennings this morning at five o'clock
shot and killed C, J. Trout, county
jailer Trout died in a few hours.
Jennings had escaped from jail with
another negro and had snatch
ed the jailer's pistol and when an
Meet Today At MadisonvjUe
From $11 Parts of the State. '
Beginning today the Baptists of
the State will hold several days' ses
sions, at" Madisonville. Rev. Calvin
M. Thompson, pastor of the First
Baptist church, is moderator. The
following gentlemen represent the
local church: W, A. Long, John
1 Quails, H H. Adams and Paul Winn.
The organizations composing the
Association are: The Baptist His
torical Society; the Kentucky Baptist
Educational Association, having it)
charge fourteen colleges; the Ken
tucky Baptist Ministers' Association.
The general body is composed of
ministers. and laymen of 76 associa
tion ,jn the State. Thd Women's
Unionrof tbe State will be present
and hold their sessions during the
, Colorado. Jno, F, Sifroiht -
Colorado C. Sf Tfamas: -
Montana,.?- J. Walsh.
Kansas, Wp. H, Thompson. .
Delaware, a Democrat.; .
' New Jersey, Wm. Hughes.
Tennessee, a Democrat.
. Oregon, Dr. Harry Lane. ,ff .
Illinois, in doubt. ' "s
Iowa,, in doubt.
S. Dakota, in doubt. .V
, Wyoming, in doubt.
Six needed to control.
How the States Voted.
Alabama. . .
Arkansas. . .
Colorado. . .
Maine. .... ... . fS-$i
Michigan i .
Missouri., tyf: . . .
Montana.. vv.-i .
Nebraska X, -Srj ; ?.
Nevadn.'..-v V ,,"..,.
New Mexico. .'
New York..; a
Pennsylvania.. . tyy. . .
Rhode Island ..........
Virginia t I -.
West Virginia , ,
Total Electoral Votes Democrats,
71 E'ecral votes necessary to a
attempt was made to arrest him be
shot and killed the jailer Later
he was arrested and taken to
Bowling Green. Intense excitement
prevails, an Jailer Trout was a very
popular officer and feeling is runn
ing high against the negro. ,
Popular Drummer Now a Full
,Col. Isaac Hart, who has been a
colonel in the past by reason of his
affiliation with the Hopkinsville
Baldheaded Club, which confers the
title on all of its third-degree mem
bers, is now a colonel in fact and
liable to' be called into active war
fare at any time. On Saturday he
received a commission from Gov.
James B. McCreary appointing him
a colonel on his staff and is assigned
to duty as aide de camp.- Col. Hart
prizes the document very, highly and
will have it framed and preserve it
with hisother most cherished pos
sessions." Should war be declared
with Mexico, Cuba or Nicaragua,
Col. Hart stands ready to lead a
regiment to the front and, if neces
sary, lay down his life for his coun
"UNCLE JOHN" FAULKNER.
Aged Citizen Of Trigg Takes A
Mr. John Faulkner, aged 89, and
Mrs. Mary Johnson, aged 43, both of
the Caladonia neighborhood, were
married in Clarksville, Thursday.
Both have been married before.
"Uncle John" has one son, Charlie
Faulkner, near Gracey, and his wife
has fie children, two of them grown
The acred groom is hale and hearty.
i' 5 000
445; Republicans, 12; Progrewivep,
Towards The Capital Of Turkey
, And Powers Take
. . , Notice.
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SETTLEMENT IS PROPOSED.
By Which Six Nations Shall All
.Mu Ships To Con
"Constantinople, Nov. 11. The
portemaving granted permission for
the.passtg'e of a .second warship of
each of the powers, the Russian bat
tleship Rostislav, th:- British armor
ed druiser Hampshnv, and the Aus
trnin scout ship Admiral Spaun
passed through the Dardanelles yes
terday. Settlement In Sight
Parris. Nov. 11. Great Britain,
France and Rus3ia, constituting the
triple entente, and Germany, Austria
and Italy, the triple alliance, are be
lieved to )e at the point of reaching
an agreement to prevent Bulgarian
army from occupying Constanti
nople. Jhe six governments find
themselves in accord on the principle,
and active exchanges are in progress
as to the means to be taken to bring
about this result.
Oiie suggestion is a collective pro
visional occupation of Constantinople
by the six powers with the consent
of Turkey under the assumption that
such action was necessary to protect
the subjects! of the respective nations
J and to maintain order. The Bulga
rian government appears already to
have indicated that it has no inten
tion of trying to Hold Constantinople
and that it! would occupy the Turk
ish -capital temporarily only, until
peace had been arranged.
Expected To Be On Hand When
High School Resumes
Prof. M. L. Girton, of Musccgee,
Otvla., who has been elected princi
pal of the High School, wua due" to
arrive last night. Prof. Bowden is
expected, to leave to-day. Tbe Hih
Scnool was suspended Thursday un
til to morrow,, pending the aojust
ment of the troubles leading up to
the changes.in the faculty. A peti
tion, numerously signed by patrons
of the school, had been presented to
the Board of Trustees, the purport
of which has not been given out.
Successful Meeting At West
Union Baptist Church.
A revival meeting haa been in
progress at'tGracov for the last two
weeks, at th; West Union Baptist
church Rev," H. C. Hopewell, of
Sturgis, assisting the pastor, Rev.
C. H. Gregaton Up to Sunday
there had been Id additions to the
church, 13 by confession and 5 by
letter. The converts wem baptized
in a pond iwur the church. Mr.
Hopewell'hus preached a Series of
strong sermons und the chureh has
been greatly strengthened und re
Cards are oat announcing tho
marriage of Miss Eu la Jameson to
Mr. George Lytila Hill, of Paducah,
Nov. 21 at the Methodist church in
Greenville. Miss Jameson 13 the only
daughter of Mr and Mrs. F. K.
Jameson, Of Weir, and has a large
circle of friends and relatives in this
county. Greenville Sentinel.
Committees Are Meeting With
. Much Encourage
ment. PROMPT ACTION IS URGED.
Important Meeting Held Sat
urday and Vital Questions
The solicitors for subscriptions to
the stock to the Pennyroyal Fair As
sociation met at the office of the P.
M. A. last Saturday afternoon.
Encouraging reports were made
by different committeemen and sev
eral questions of great importance
were brought up and discussed. The
new form of conditions on which
subscriptions of stock are being
made meets with general favor and
many new subscriptions were report
ed having been secured.
(Jnairman uowberd presided over
the meeting and he impressed upon
the committee the necessity of
prompt aqtion and going about their
work, with purely business methods.
Let every man know what he is
signing for and that it is to be
regular county fair for the benefit
of the farmers and stock raisers,
and it will not be long before people
will be looking for the members of
the committee, instead of the com
mittee looking for enterprising
farmers to aid in starting a fair of
the old kind.
MRS. LATHAM SUED
John C. Duffy Brought Suit For
$390.00 As Fee In Com
Louisville, Ky,, Nov. 9. John C.
Duffy filed suit here this morning
against Mrs. E'sie Gay lord Latham,
He claims this .amount as attor
ney's fee in a case in which, accord
ing his petition, he secured $39,000
for her on a compromise out of the
amount left to the Hopkinsville poor
an '. to Grace church at Hopkinsville.
Mr. Duffy is a well known lawyer
and is county , attorney of Christian
USED CORN KNIFE
On the Head of a Rival Swain
JohaBeasley, col., cut Jim Duffy,
col., over the head with a corn knife
in the cabin occupied by Ellen
Green, on 21st street, Saturday
night at a late hour. Beasley was in
the house when Duffy entered and
asked for a drink of water and was
attacked by Beasley. A blow on the
head glanced off, chipping a piece of
the skull, and the leaders of the left
wrist were severed in trying to ward
off the blow. Duffy was able to be
out yest erday. Beasley is in jail and
his trial will be held tomorrow.
Weather For Week.
Washington, D, C, Nov. 10. In
tie south .the weather will be fair
and warm in the first half of the
week, probably followed by local
rains later, with falling temp era
'ure in the west gulf, states, accord
ing to the weekly bulletin of the
Where He Belongs.
Jack Johnson, the negro heavy
weight pugilist, Saturday night was
landed in the Cook county jail at
Chicago on a charge of violating the
Mann act. A. C. Jones, who at
tempted to go on Johnson's $30,000
bond, was arrested on a charge of
Thorough Canvass Of The City
To Be Made In One
AN ENTHUSIASTIC MEETING.
Hopkinsville Business Men's As
sociation Planning For In
crease Of Membership.
In past years have several business
organizations looking to the building
up and general advancement of the
interests of the city, but for some
unknown reasons they simply died
of inanition and existence ceased.
The Hopkinsville Business Men's
Association is alive- more so than
ever before and results are sure to
follow the exertion being put forth
for the permanency of the organiza
tion. There it nothing this city
needs nrre than the Association and
the membership is fully convinced of
Last Friday night the Association
had a rousing good meeting. The
attendance was large and discussion
of important questions was partici
pated in by many of those present.
An address by Rev. E. B. Landis
on "The need of all enterprises
cooperating for the advancement of
our city," was listened to with
marked attention and aroused much
enthusiasm, After Mr Landis' ad
dress the association partook of a
four course luncheon.
The Association is determined to
increase its membership to 500 and
the members divided into two class
es, These two classes under the cap
taincy of C. 'O. Wright and H. A.
Keach will conduct a whirlwind
campaign for one hour this morning
from 8:30 to 9:30 to increase the
membership and the losing side
will pay for an oyster supper for the
winning side. A vigorous canvass
is expected to make the city a hot
bid of enthusiastic activity during,
the hour sat apart for the work.
CRY OF NEED
Again Heard and Orphans
Home Gets Generous
I desire to say through your col'
urns that again has the appeal of the
needy child reached ears that are
not deaf to its pathetic cry and
hearts that are not barren of noble
impulses and generous deeds. Dur
ing my recent absence from the city
a check for $75 was handed to Mr.
G. H. Champlin as a donation to the
West Kentucky Orphans' Home
This has been handed me and I am
pleased -to acknowledge this express
ion. of good will and sympathy on
the part of Messrs. C. F. Jarrett, R.
H. Holland and M. V. Dulin. The
above amount was, I am informed, a
balance on final settlement of the
affairs of the old Christian County
Fair Co,, and is in part being ap
plied to furnishing the new Home,
Other donations to current expenses
are needed and I have great faith
that they will come. '
Supt. West Ky. Orphans' Home.
Saturday Night Wedding.
There was a quiet wedding on
West Side Saturday, the principal
being Mrs. Johnnie Winders and
Mr. Stanley a. Beetem. The cere
mony took place at tu hpme of Rev.
E. Watson; pastor of Hille's ChapeJ,
Mr. Watson officiating.
"The bride is the widow of the late
r. R Winders. The groom Is con
nected with the local office, of the
Kentucky Central Insurance Com