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HOPKINSVILLE, KENTUCKY, SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 16, 1912.
The qnettion of employing counsel
to assist Attorney .9m Gsrnstt
in th fcfsftt texattsfe wm bow pond
ing hu boon dlniMV Got. Wc
Crsnry, who MM dnngor to the
Stsis.ln not bMrtog enough Attorneys
to hand the hotter succsssiuuy.
he 3tti Board of, valuation end
-mrntt rahwd Wg cor.
TvM.ritni bf tno etat lower mih
Hsnwof dolM Id that
tMy won rtol fcMuHnf their proper
burtfen at sM,Fho L. & N
lUilrooo we r, $11,000,000
iotf,MOfcf0 sf&WWe railroads
wore Jcorrssu lining incres. a e;d .
Oghtof'the coatfon are mist
ing the raise wrtv tbsf array pf
eouneel is the t tr otlgeet1 to b had in
the state. The counties, cities and
school dietrictefairprbfit greatly by
the increaee and the caee will be a
hard fought one. There should, be
no lack' .ogsl talet .to compete
with the.at corporation lawyers.
In today's paper will be found a
Hat of the trees planted On the capi
tol greunds, but many of the State's
ymeet beautiful trees are not includ
ed. The beautiful Red Bud, the
Hickorynut, the Catalpa, the C
and the Wild Cherry, all pret
ty shade treeeSe missing from the
list, which includes such shrubs as
Sassafras, Elder ana noneysuctue.
finma of the counties had better try
for instance, should
not want her fame to be perpetuat
ed by a-Sassafras bush.
Lee McClung, Treasurer of the
nited States, has resigned and
armi Thompson is tippea as nis
his duties, it will beVieceseary to
actually count more than twelve
hundred millions of cash in the
treasury. This will take three
eimnnacnr KfcIOre lie CBU aoouuiu
nnfVio and hv that time- another
count' will be in order for a Demo
cratic treasurer. t '
Six men. charge'd with' "tarring"
19-year.old Minnie Letfalley at West
Clarksfield. O , were placed on trial
Tuesday. The girl stated' on the
stand that several men seized her on
tlin of roof tnnlc her behind a store
bllu ow.wv v
and after Tarty stripping her, stood
hnr nn her head and "poured paint
jMn Ncw.York Tuesday a young lady
whoie initials spell few Miss tfipr
ence E. Wilson made a new record
fnr sntdori a typewriter, writing
117 words a minute for one hour.
whose record was
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115i words, and won a prize
, , j
Wm. Gaeron. a farmer at Clay
tJity, Ind., had his chin bitten off by
a horse. There 13 some consolation
in the fact that he is not liable to
.af Sntn a fix- where he can't
spit over his chin.
Trees of many varities contributed
bv all of the counties of Kentucky
nlanted on the grounds of the
Rrafo Hanicol Wednesday as a fea
tureof the annual celebration
The courage of King Alfonso
ought to excite the admiration of
even his enemies, ,He went without
an escort to tne ecene oi nis rrem
Jack, Johnson hs J refused
bail, although he offered $40,000
cash. He ie likely to stay in jail un
til he is transferred to the federal
Forty-four Roumanian soldiers were
drowned Wednesday while crossing
Calarisi Lake on the way irom one
military station to anether. Their
There could be no more appropr
ate Christmas' present for a lady
friend than our Vacuum Cleaner and
a vaar'a subscription to the Ken
Cosflrreseman Stanley was the
principal speaker at a big Demo
cratic ratification at Paducah Wed
Chicago ia threatoooi with a team
stars' strike. Who!
AgainRcceived Into .the Bap
tist Education Society.
The Baptist Educational Society
of Kentucky converted at the Cfiris-
tian church, MsdfsontWe; W'sdnss-
ay, with Df A. YBifpfcsoidstit of
Georgetown Collect prtafclont; in
stead of Prof. E. Y.Mullins, who.was
not present, 1
Wv E Mitchell, of Adairviire. act
i as recording secretary.. Bethel
College, Rqeeeliville, was' again re
ceived in the society, and R. H.
oils, of Georgetown, field secre-.
tary, with other prominent
bers, discussed exluoatienfl matters,
and over $90,000 was ; received by
he society in the last yean
Officers fas next year were elected
follows: E. Y. MtilUrw, presi
dent; A. Yager, first vice Dresident;
G. W.'Norton. second vice president;
A. Gatliff, third vice president; W.
Mitchell,; recording secretary; A.
Y. Ford, treasurer.
Near Pembroke Changed Hands
R.T.Chilton, of Pembroke, sold
bis farm to Robert L. Horn, of La-
ay ette last Thursday. This is one
of the best farms in the Pembroke
neighborhood and contains 400 acres,
The price paid was $60 per acre,
aggregating $24,000": thl.improve
ments are all first-lass and the home
is about one mile from Pembroke.
Possession will be given January 1st.
Louisville, IK?., November 15. i
Rufus H. Vahoant: Democratic State
unairman, nay issueu a statement
calling attention to the fact that the
reorganization of the party in Ken
tucky ahd the election.of committees
will take, place January 18 under the
Duroc Jerseys to be Disposed
ofHere Nov. 20.
Messrs. Geo. W. McKnight, of
Howell, and Norton Garth, of TrenJ
ton, will have a public sale of seven
ty head of Registered Duroc Jersey,
hogs at Dr. G, ?. fabell's hospital in'
this city uext Wednesday, Nov. 20.
The stock consists of 20 bred sows
and fail gilts, 30- spring' gilts and
20 spring boars, all immuned against
cholera. An excellent opportunity.
to secure thoroughbred stock. Cols.
Izleheartand Reppert will conduct
the sale. x
v'.e r L. a&
k Running SecqhdScction
Of Dixie Elyen '
Travel from Chicago South is, us
usual,1" very heavy atthjs season.
About every other day .ii'necessary
to put on a second sectionto acconv
modate the traveling puWic. '
The time for putting, on an extra
train is near at hand and this will
probably be dene the first of Decern
ber. Inatoad of the "Little Dixie-
running from Evansville here and.
laying over until 4 o'clock arid re
turning to Eyaneville, it Is probable
that the run will be made from
Evansville to Guthrie. ,.
Rumors that, 'Adrlanop'p has
fallen are heard ia Constantino
ple, Wireless coiiiwunit i q n
with the beleagumd lrtwa.ha8
failed. Censorship is striot, The
Greeks report the captors, of
Motsovo. The Turks have made,
pence overtures to Bulgaria.
From 85 of . HQ (tatties To
Be Plated Arkr
CHRISTIAN SENT WHiTE ELM.
Great Assortment Of Ts
Coritfiboted From Various
Frankfort, Ky., Noat 15.-With &
start of eighty five trees Kentucky? s'
arboretum, the fifth in the country
and the first to be sent out on public
ground by popular subscription, was
formally planted in the rear of the
Capitol grounds Wednesday by Gov.
McCreary and representees of over
half the counties in the State.
The following were the trees
planted by the counties named:
Sugar Maple Adair, Anderson,
Bourbon, Caldwell, Elliott, Garrard,
Hart, Jackson, Livingson, Madison,
Magoffin, Nicholas, Perry, Simpson,
Trigg, Trimble, Woodford.
Red Maple Gallatin.
Water Maple Floyd, Lawrence.
Silver Maple Menifee.
White Ash Butler, MontgomBty;
Trimble, Washington. "
Red Ash Henderson. ' ' '
Blue ABh Carlisle. - .
Dogwood Allen. j -
Sweet Gum B a t h , Campbell,
Umbrella Magnolia Bell,
White Pine Wolfe
Hackberry Ballard, Harrison
' Butternut Boyle, Harlan.
Red Cedar Bullitt.
Horse ChesthuJ; Calloway.
White Elm Christian.
Sycamore Crittenden, Franklin.
- White Oak Cumberland, Green
Kentucky Coffee Tree Fayette,
HOW CONGRESS STANDS.
Alabama '.V. y.S
Arizona, 'fa ,.r.
Connecticut. . . . J.
Florida.; .'. .. ....'.
Georgia v .....,,
Iowa , ' .
Kansas. , ,.. .u ...',
Kentucky,.. , : . i.'.
Maine 44; 'v. - ...
Maryland . , . . . . . . .
Michigan M. . . . , ,v.;
m iiuui 't,t
XNeDrasKa . , , , .1. r4i,
Nevad sr. : .;.,
iter, iiiw)Twi. o .... JSP'
New Mexieo...; 7
New York....' m
Nortn uarouna v..
U1 111 UHKUUI, ..JJ.ll. .....If...... .-. ,,
Oklahoma , .
1 ', !
Pennsylvania .... 1u . . . . a . . , . . . .
Rhode Island.... r'....
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For the Ftrier Meeting At the
posed (Protracted meeting
t.apti9t church has agairi'
oned;'ori account of the
to'oecur'e the services of
,'er, oLoxingtop, for
Mi t'jjr. rprter- was at
ectbk week and' Dr.
'has 'at-liet- made' a defi-
with him and the
il "begin the first Sunday
vBlao Oak Graves. Pulaski.
Locqst Green, .
Walnut Henry, Madison,
,Beocij :Monroe, Whitney.
.Yellow Poplar Wahoo Pike.
Yeliow Pine Powell.
Red Haw Taylor.
Perwranlon' Union. . ,
Hemlock Johnson, Morgan.
Red Oak Kenton, McCreary.
Table Mountain Pine Leslie. ,
American ;Linden Marion.
Wild Honeysuckle Wayne.
CHestnut Oak Muhlenberg.
At Herndon Will Continue
'Throughout Next Week.
A series of meetings began at the
Herndon Methodist church Tuesday
night and will continue throughout
next Week. The pastor, Rev J. M.
Richardson, ia being ably assisted by
the Rev. F. M. Petty, of Cadiz.
Services are being held at 10 n. m.
and 7 p. m. Large crowds are at
tending and the meeting promises
to result in much good.
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131 292 12 45 U
Senators fron Illinois,
Christian County 6oy' A' Victor
At thd ,S&fe ;
'BEAT 108 CONTESTANTS.
A Free Trip To the Fair auu j
An "Old Hickory"
Fis'er Mason, only 18 years of
age, had a real 'joy ride ' last Wed
nesday afternoon. He was on the
seat of a one-horse "Old Hickory"
wagon with the 'reins in hand ready
to drive to his father's home, near
The wagon belonged to Foster
and he had just taken it from the
freight depot, freight charges hav
ing been paid by the Kentucky Wag
on Co., of Louisville, Boys who
have an aim in life should know how
young Mason ctme into possession
of his prize -and it ought to spur
them on in their efforts to accomp
lish something in life.
The managers of the State Fair
this year offered a free trip to the
fair to the boy who wrote the best
paper on farm life. This offer car
ried with it car fare both, ways, ho
tel bills and all incidental expenses.
There were 108 contestants, Foster,
being the winner.
In addition to the above the Keni
tucky Wagon Company offered to
give a one-horse "Old Hickory"
wagon to the boy that wrote the
best description of his visit to the
fair. ' Mason was again the success-
Boys to write intelligently of farm
life must have experience. A novice
can't do it any better than a carpen
ter can handle a flying machine.
Farm life is what young Mason has
learned, and for his age he is un
usually bright. Christian county is
always to the front, and Foster is to
Henderson and Hopkinsville
High School Teams Will
Contest at Mercer Park.
Probably the last game of foot
ball on the local gridiron will be
played at Mercer Park tomorrow
afternoon when the Henderson High
School eleven and the Hopkinsville
High School team meet. The IocbI
team has a splendid record, having
won five of the six games played
this season. ' Henderson has a good
team also, and has been victor in
several ccntest3 during the present
season, and tomorrow's contest is ex
pected to be a most interesting one.
Doubtless a very large crowd will
witness the game.
The game will be called promptly
at 3 o'clock, instead of 3:15, as prev
Miracle or Coincidence?
New York, Nov. 15. By a singu
laar chance, a ''barber's helper had
dragged a couch from the shop to
the sidewalk just before Thomas Ne
yil, a guard, fell from a Ninth ave
nue elevated train as it turned a
curve and Nevil's life was saved.
The helper had just finished brush
ing the couch when Nevil landed on
it, His drop broke a leg of the
couch, but ho himself was only
T, R. GETS IT.
California complete gives
Roosevelt a plurality over Wilson
of sjxty-six votes Democrats in
Los Angeles county have filed a
a petition seeking to compel an
honest count, and charging gross
IN THE BACK
One Colored Farm Hand Start
Another At Gracey
Charles Minor shot and pciljwil,?
fatally wounded Charles 'Gil Fan,
Gracey Thursday. The dmi&&
took place in Jno. C. Thurn&Ntfr
cornfield, where Gillan was 4istv
ing corn. When Minor' 'apptaigfo
with a 45 calibre pistol Gilhm
and was shot in the back. e iwi-
let entered under the right BhotHir
blade and came out in front, psosinir
through the lung, He has a chaaee
to recover unless pneumonia devel
ops. Minor was captured by Mar
shal Cox and brought to jail here by
Sent to Paducah to Await Ac
tion of Federal Court
Abe Davie, col., charged with rej
resenting himself as a federal em
ploye and unlawfully securing money
from negroes in and around Pem
broke, was brought before Commis
sioner Clark Wednesday. The pris
oner was held over to federal court.
ana, in aeiauit 01 a $ouu nond, vras
sent to jail at Paducah. Tt Ib
charged that Davie represented him
self as being a pension agent.
Being Built Around Jelf Davis;
A stone wall is to be built around
the Jefferson Davis Park at Fair
view. The park contains 17 acres
and the contractors began work this
week. The wall is to be about five
feet high Bnd of rough stone. We
understand that Dr. E. S. Stuart J
lows tho stone to be quarried on his
premises free of charge.
Closed Thursday Night With
The protracted meeting at West
Union Baptist church, Gracey,
closed Thursday night. There were
26 additions to the church, 9' by let
ter and 17 by confession. Thirteen
of fho converts were baptized San
day and three Thursday.
IN FOUR ELECTIONS.
Wilson's Popular Vote is Put
In 1896 Bryan received a total
vote of 6,502,925 In 1900 his vote
was 6.358.132, while in 1908 it to
taled 6,409,104. These figures show
that Wilson's vote was only 8.000
more than Bryan's was 16 years ago.
There has been but little doing on
the local tobacco market th9 week.
Following is the weekly report of
flnspectnr H. H. Abernathy:
Inspector's Weekly Report
Unsold stock 801 Hhdar
Receipts for week (y
Receipts for year 4801
Sales for week 114
Sales for year ,4158 "
The prices are practically un
changed from following quotations.
Low lugs $ 6.006,25.
Common lugs 6.50CT.0O
Medium lugs 7.25C!7 50
Good lugs 7 50('S.O&
Low leaf..,., 8 50(9QO
Common leaf 9.50(i 10.0C
Medium leaf 11.00(SI20
Gbod leaf 12.B0t
Fine leaf 13 500314 50
Select leaf 15.0016.0O
Count Romanones has been narod
by King Alfonso to succeed Promitir