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Hopkins illk Kentucky? Thursday, January 23, 1913.
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Tho Nevada lpgislature will at
tempt to break up the Reno divarce
mill. An omcndmiiiit to tho prom-nt
law will bo presented fixing th? pe
riod of residence at one year and
possibly containing a provjsion which
will not allow the dpcreo to become
effective bfore another year.
A young woman was knocked off
the steps of a train while kissing a
friend goodbye in London and
crushed to death under the train.
There are better places to kiss than
on the platforms of moving trains.
Fayette Brown and Miss Geraldine
Walker were married at Elyria,
Ohio Sunday and got $200,000 in
wedding presents, including a $50,
000 necklace from the groom and a
$100,000 chaek from hia father.
Cpngreeemanelect A. W. . Barkley
ha resigned m county judge of Mc
Cracken county and Gov. McCreary
ha3 appointed former Mayor Jaa. M.
Lang, of Padtcah, to the vacancy.
The regular Democrats came with
in 5 votea'of electing two Senators
in Tennessee Tuesday. Tyson and
McFarland received 62 votes.eacb.
The Columbus team of American
Association players are casting about
for a southern training ground and
have an eye on Hopkidsville.
Helen Gould, was married yester
day and gave a dinner to 1 000 home
less men in New York, as an incident
of her wedding.
President-elect Wilson is quoted
.as saying he will not turnout good
officers for political reasons alone.
The men killed at Carmi, 111., by
the Big Four railroad was Elmer
James, of Providence, Ky.
Rpnafnr Robt. L Owen, of Okla-
honia, will be reelected to-morrow.
The inaugural ball has been offi
JOHN W. COURTNEY
Passes Away at Age of Eighty
John W. Courtney, an aged and
well-known citizen, died Tuesday
morning at his home three miles
northeast of the city. Ha had been
in declining health for some time, on
account of advanced age, 82 years,
and his death was not unexpected.
Mr. Courtney was a son of William
Courtney, a native of Virginia, He
is survived by his wife and several
children. The interment took place
in the family burying ground yes
At Methodist Church to Begin
First Sunday in Feb
ruary. Rev. A R. Kasey has arranged
with Rev. E. G. Mann to assist him
in a revival at his church, to begin
Sunday. February 2d. Mr. Mann is
Presiding Elder of the Maysville
District of the Kentucky conference
and has a wide reputation as1 an
ill Hold For 8 cents.
The tobacdo situation in the stem
ming district composed of the coun
ties of Henderson, Webster, Union,
Crittenden and Hopkins, is at pre
sent rather tense, as there seems to
ba but very little probability of the
buyers and the producers getting
together on prices. Up to the pres
ent: time. BO far as has been learned
not a pound of tobac:o has been
sold this season in any or tne coun
ties of the association.
The Imperial Tobacco Company
kaa mAde an offer of 7 cents a pound
for few million pounds, but there
is a ski tied to the off er.
At McHkis. week it was
nn.niriHir mrradd tkat RO tofcMCO
Ml U stU br tht pool for Um
Lester Bryant, mio Won rnze
J.'.n n n ' i r t
AS LOrU urOWei, rOUuU lCatl
In Room at Washington,
HE BLEW OUT THE GAS
Department of Agriculture Will
'Ship Body to His Ken
Washington, Jan. 21. The body
of Lester Bryant, the Kentucky
champion corn grower, who died
yesterday from the effects of gas,
W8B taken in charge by officials of
Departmant of Agriculturr, who
are. greatly distressed over the. af
fair. It will be sent to Kentucky for
burial, Bryant, who was 15 years,
old, was found dead on the floor of
his room at 801 Delaware Avenue,
death evidently resulting from es
caping gas. The ordor of gas was
detected by others in the house and
and was traced to the room occupied
When the door was broken down
he was found on the floor.vwhere,
the poliee believe, he had fallen
while trying to get out of the room.
It is thought, Bryant, on retiring at
nigh, may have blown out the gas
instead of turning it off.
Bryant came to Washington Sun
day from Rockfield, Ky. '
From a button in tlje lapel of his
coat if was ascertained that he was
a member of the Boys' Qorn Club,
wntcn is spending a week m Wash
ington. He was one of the prize
winners in the porn growing contest
conducted by the liej?artment of.
He was accompanied to Louisville
by his father, W. E. "Bryant. A
Louisville man had given the prize
in a desire to promote the agricul
tural welfare of the state.
Bryant had received $300in profits
and prizes. He had succeeded in
producing 149 bushels of corn to one
acre at a profit of $70 33. In addi
tion to the trip to Washington, he
had been given oth r prizes.
Graves County Patient.
Ernest Snyder, a patient from
from Graves county, died at the
Western State Hospital, Jan. 18, of
tuberculosis. He was 42 years old
and had been in the institution about
ten years. The body was interred
in the hospital burying ground.
Mayor Chas. M. Meacham, of
Hopkinsville, believes with President
elect Woodrow Wilson in' No. 13.
His annual message to the city coun-
cil contained just 13 recommend-'
good ones. Elkton Pro-
Daughters Enter Protest.
In resolutions adopted at Hopkin
ville the Christian County Chapter,
Daughters of the Confederacy, pro
tested against "Marching Through
Georgia" being included in music
taught in public schools.
Judge J. T. Hanbery is at home
this week taking a rest. He re
turned from Wickliffe last Saturday
where he had been holding court for
the regular judge of that circuit,
who haB been ill for several months.
The skeleton of a man, who had
worn Bummer clothing, was found
in the woods near Clarksville, may
be Minor Morris, who disappeared
in the summer of 1910, from hear
Gorg Lackey, deputy Circuit
Clerk, returned Tueaday fromFrank
fort, wipre to had Wen oa a M-
May Re Purchased By The
itv Coi!n&U i." it r.fgjijnr
Fnin nfght i. voutimm
.MP10 to street iufL sewer maftS's
making nn appropriation of SfcBOO
for sewpr work ordered by the
The Bridge Committee was auth
orized to make a contract to get the
Second Street bridge out of the riv
er, and has contracted to have it
done for $75.
A proposition from Winfree & Son,
to sell 155 acres of land on the Green
ville road to the Citv for Cemetery
purposes for colored people was re
ceived and City Attorney &outhall
was directed to inspect the papers
and the Mayor authorized to clese
tha.trade if satisfactory.
A a settlement of the Kentucky
inheritance tax on the Lattiam parka
was authorized on a basis' of $12,000,
the amount being with court costs
$759. - '
Elected Last Saturday In The
Last Saturday was the day- des
ignated for holding precinct elec
tions in every county in the State.
The result of' the elections in the
city and county is given below.
Out of the seven elected ha the
city new men were chosen except
the three marked-with a star:
To X AD Nog Sr
" 2 ; J.'-W. Hubbard.
" 3 ; R. M. Wooldridge.
" 4 Will CarIos3.
" 5 S. C. Anderson.
" 6 .'. C. W. Keach.
" 7 , ' Lucian Cravens.
, 8 CASKY,..; J. K. Diliman.
" 9 BEVERLY, EdStegar,
" 10 GODONFIELD C.W.Garrotfc.
"-11 PEMBROKE. Eugene Kelly
" 12 BRENT'S SHOP T. A. King.'
" 13 NEWSTEAD, Tom C. Jgne?.
M 14 GRACEY W. J. Hobson.
" 15 N. PEMBROKE, Bird Carter
" 16 Edwards MILL, W.H. Parker
" 17 Perry's S. H. C. W. Conway.
" 18 LAFAYETTE, A. B. Lander
" 19 HERNDON... W. J. McGee.
M 20 HOWELL T. B. Caldwell.
" 21 BAINBRIDGE, E. L. P'Pool
" 22 EAST'S S H....Boyd Harris.
" 23 LANTRIP'S J. D. Capps
" 24 W. CROFTON Dr. S. H.
25 E. CROFrON. Sam Cavanah
" 26 BLUFF SPRING. B. Atkins.
" 27 DOGWOOD, W.T. Cavanuah
28 BAKER'S MILL, J.H. flight
" 29 PALMYRA W. L. Gore.
" 30 CONCORD Geo. McCord,
" 31 LONGVIEW, C. W. Garrott.
" 32 FA1RVIEW Guy Miles.
The precinct committeemen met)
in the city court room Alonday
and after examining credentials pro-'
ceeded to elect a chairman and Bee I
retary of the county . committee,
j. f, Dixon declined to allow his
name to be before the convention
for re-election and J.E. Moseley was
put in nomination and received the
entire vote with one exception, ,
The committeemen then proceed
ed to elect a. county secretary. The
name of Eugene Kelly, of Pembroke,
and T. A. King, of Brent's Shop,
were before the convention. Kelly
received 13 votes and King 10.
By Appendicitis And Surgical
W, R. Brumfield, the well known
market gardener who resides near
the city, underwent an operation at
the Hopkinsville Infirmary for ap
pendicitis Monday night. Ho was
taken ill rather suddenly and an
Immediate operation was advised.
He stood the ordeal well and is get
ting along nicely, with prospects of
an early recovery.
Pro. Barkadale Hatoilett,' auperin
iwtd'K PUfc IaatMNiietf; waa ia
k ttty tfee ftrat ijrf e wkr -
New '"'Owners Begin Business
. 'With Full'Forcc of
Big OO-HofaePower Engine
Put In? Motion
A la4t s,tridc ta the progress of the
city's enterprise; was regained last
Tuesday morning at 7 o'clock, when
the 400-hor4se'j&ower engine was
started up hyrfscmtr engineer James
Moore. With5 the first throb of the
engine, all the machinery in Mill B
took on new life And soon snow-white
flour was pouring from the, grist
spouts and .was .transferred to the
packers. Head miller Collins and his
assistants had overhauled the entire
mill machinery and every thing
moved off without a hitch.
'Everybody will rejoice that the
mills' are again running, and will
continue to run from now on. ThiB
means much to the farming com
munity 8s well as to Hopkinsville.
There' need'be no fear for the future
history of the mill, and farmers will
have a new purchaser for their
wheai; crop this. year.
Physicians The JFirst To Use
At For a Business and
The Avalon, T. L. Metcalfe's new
assembly hall, was dedicated with a
meeting of the Christian county
Medical Society Tuesday. Follow
ing the regular program, which con
sisted of papers by 'Dr. H. P. Sights
and Dr. D. H. Erkiletian, a sumptu
ous luncheon was served with Mr.
Metcalfe -a- shost. The fo lowing
physicians were present:
H. P. Sights. F. M Stites. J. VV.
Stevens. Austin Bell, W. T. Blakey,
O.L.Barnes, J. P. Keith, F. P.
Thomasi. J. A. Southall. H. W.
Watts. W. A. Lackey, D. A. Camr?
bell, F. M. Brown. J. L. Barker,
Jas H. Donnelly, J. G. Gaither, D.
H. Erkiletian. N. C. McGraw, B. A.
Ciudle, J. W. Harned. J. J. Backus,
J. H. Rice, E. L. Gates, J. B. Jack
son, T. W. Perkins, W. S. Sandbach.
The following druggists were also
present by invitation: EimerCoates,
L E. Fowler, J. 0. Cook, L. L. E -gin,
M, E. Boyd and Maxey Blythe.
The invocation was pronounced by
Rev. J B. Eshman. The doctors
were all loud in their praise of the
Avalon and of the owner's princely
hospitality. The meeting was a
most notable one and in every re
It was announced that the Bureau
of Soils has finished the soil survey
of Christian county and will issuu
tho report next summer.
There were 13 more additions
to the church Tuesday night,
making 70 in all, 47 of them by
experience. Dr. J. W. Porter
will close his series of sermons
to-morrow night and return to hia
home in Lexington. The meeting
has been the greatest revival the
church has had in Beveral years.
The meetings may be continued
over Sunday by the pastor Dr.
Thotapaotu . t
W li. Ill i. 1 IT !
u raited in iiuania anu Hop
kinsville Man Injured.
Mr. W. A. Radford yesUrday
morning, at 10:80, received a tele
gram from her husband stating that
the Dixie Flyer, on which he was a
passenger with several other Hop
kinsville men, bad been wrecked at
Atlanta, Ga. Mr. C. O Wrightrof
this city, was so badly injured that
he was taken to an infirmary. The
remainder of the party escaped in
jury and continued their way to
Florida, The party was composed
of John J. Metcalfe, CO. Wright.
John Kelly, Thomas Cushman, J. J.
Stevenson, W. A. Radford, 'his
daughter, Miss Alice, and Miss Mary
WILL CUT OUT
Singing "Marching Through
Georgia" in Public
Prof. Davis A. Clark. Superinten
dent of the City Public Schools, was
seen last Tuesday relative to the
protest of the daughters of the con
federacy against teaching the chil
dren in the schools to Bing "March
ing through Georgia." Prof. Clark
said he had fully investigated the
matter and that this song has been
sung in only part of one school and
there only once this school year, but
as he believed anything that is of
fensive to the people should not be
countenanced that he "will see that
the pffense is not repeated in the fu
Prof. Clark's prompt acquiescence
to the request of the Daughters of
the Confederacy is to be highly
commejfiJed and the teachers will
readily comply with his decision in
Pembroke, R. F. D. 3.
Mr. Ed. Wade and family spent
Sunday as-the guests of the family
of Tom Keeling, of near Fairview.
Mrs, J. E. Petrie, who has been
sick for some time has very much
Mr. and Mrs. J. W.'Fulcher at
tended preaching at' the Baptist
church at Pembroke Sunday.
Mr. and Mr. James Bell, Mr. Lee
Morton and sister, MieB Bettie, at
tended the rezital Saturday night at
Fairview, given by Miss Mattie Bell
Mr. and Mrs. E. P Bsll were vis
tors at the home of H. H. Fulcher
Mr. John Fields, who has been
with his sister, Mrs. J. E. Petrie
for several weeks, returned home
Mrs. H. H. Fulcher attended
preaching at Fairview Sunday.
' Have You Lost One?
Some time ago Chief of Police
Roper took from a boy a very fine
silk umbrella.with a gold and pearl
handle. The boy was trying to sell
it for 50 cents and never came back
to claim it. The handle had a letter
engraved upon it by which it may
be indentified. The owner can get it
by proving property.
Olive the Winner.
Marion. Ky., Jan. 20 Leading
his nearest opponent by fifty-four
votes, Jesse Olive, a prominent
Hardware dealer won the postraas
tership in the democratic primary
The election was held at the in
stance of United States Senator 01-
lie James and he paid all expenses
and announced in advance that he
would endorse the man selected.
There were eight candidates.
Attorney W. W. Crawford, of tho
law firm of Crawford & Gibson,
Louisville, attorneys for Mrs. Elsie
Latham in the suit of County At
torney John C. Duffy against Mrs.
Latham for his feeas her attorney,
was la the clty yesterday taking
Miss Lucy White Led To Altar
By Mr. George W.
TWO. WEEKS IN FLORIDA.
Mr. and Mrs. Crenshaw Will
Take Up Residence
Miss Lucy White and Mr. Georea
W. Crenshaw were united in mar
riage yesterday evenincr at Cadiz at
8"b!clock, in the home of the bride's
parents, Mr. and Mrs. W. C. White,
Rev. John Mein, pastor of the Bap
tist church, officiating.
A number of friends of the groom
in this city witnessed the nuntials.
as did many of the friends of the
bride and groom who live in Cadiz.
Among those who went from here
were Mr. and Mrs John P. Thomas,
JohnH. Bell, Clarence fcTaylor and
P;e 1 1 u a White,'. Emmett Jones,
Aubrey Tuggle, Misses Mary Cren
shaw and Katherine Jones and Mrs.
E. B. Long.
Mr. and Mrs. Crenshaw accom
panied by a!number of friends, left
Cadiz a while after the ceremony on
a special tram for Honkinavillp.
arriving here about 10:30. After
a short sop here the happy couple
took the midnight train goinc: South.
Their objective point was St. Augus
tine, Fia., but during their two
ith- Mkijw.. uicj viu vioik several
The bride is quite an attractive
society circles of Cadiz and has many
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t f a ....
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a young man of sterling inteerritv
ana worm, vor anout three years
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wu., ii. niw mjr guuua uepurimtjm,
where he has made hosts of friends,
all of whnm Vlllh fnr hi'm and Viic
iair Driae a rul rpn izarinn nf arm?.
ded bliss and good fortune;
After their return from thp Smith
Mr. and Mrs. Crenshaw wil' make
their home with Miss Fannie Phelnq
901 South Main street.
XT I H
ixonresuients mam .a He n
Mr.O. J. Clapsaddle, of near Chica
Denver, Colo., were married Tue3
day morning by Kev. C. H H
UiaiilM Ub 1113 OIUUY UL iv csliiiiiinlhi
The bride is a relative of Messrs
Ward and Dan Claggett and Mrs
Laura Foard and has been here on i
visit for several weeks.
Mr. and Mrs. Clapsaddle left Tues
where they will reside.
Get $3,000 Judgment.
T-y i. 1 II l n s" I
ductor to reverse his seat, F. M
ages. Most of the judgment wa
mnriA nn nr nnmrivn rinmrttrpsi. :sm
lrr uim RiPPtPfl withmir. hnt nr nupt
coat three miles from a depot an
in two feet of snow.
Mr. Cant to Build.
Mr. Archie S. Grant, who Bold h
home last week, has boucht a v:
the corner of Virginia and Fig1
teenth street and will build a ne
home in the spring.
Adrjan Humphrey, of Loulsvill
Uttft I etta a torn.
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