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HOPKINSYILLE. KEr TUCKY, SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 1, 1913.
rift Editorial Comment
After a deadlock lasting since Jan.
8, the Illinois House wfcs organized
Wednesday ntxht, by ihe election ot
William McKinley, Democrat, as
Speaker on the 76th fcallot. He was
v. . i i j TffL i r r
eiectea oy a comuinauun oi iu iie
JJublicans, 36 Democrats and 1 Pro
gressive. It is charged that the dea
involves the two senatorships. Gov.
Dunne will bo inaugurated today.
Representative Thomas, of the
Third District, has introduced a bill
to erect a $2,000 monument to
Warren county boy who blew out
the eas. Nothing, however, is pro
posed for another of his constituents
who bought a gold brick several
A 'man dancd" was given at
. Wellesley College Wednesday night
tfflne of the rules being that all
Couples must dance three i n c h e
apart with no "surreptitious squeez-
Mi;. Delia Kitts. aged 71, married
an 18-year-old boy named Manford
Nelson, at Fullerton, Ky. Thebnd
has been married three times and is
the mother of 18 children.
The woman are planning to makt
the suffrage parade at Washington
March 3 the greatest demonstration
in the female suffrage movement
that has ever occurred.
Tennessee ' and Arkansas send
greetings to each other. One sends
a College professor and the other a
Baseball president to the Senate for
Gov. Joseph T. Robinson was
elected Senator from Arkansas for
the long term, beginning March
A new election for Governor will be
Senator J. N. Heiskell, of Arkan
sas, retired yesterday after serving
Idavs. to give way to Senator W
v rrl ..U n.Un noniii till
Recent slides of earth and rock
into the Culebra cut of the Panama
Canal are causing much delay in the
- Ron. James H. Berry, former Sen
ator and Governor of Arkansas, died
Thursday at his home-in Bentonvillo,
A mad-dog's head was sent by
parcels po3t to the Pasteur's insti
tute at Chicago for analysis.
A chafing-dish exploded at .Bloom
ington, Ind., and injured three girls
in a female college,
A final decision shuts out Cioriano
Castro from the United States as a
Nevada shows ud with a new
.Democratic Senator, Key Pittman
The New Hampshire deadlock still
continues in the senatorial election
Crude oil has gone up to $2 16 a
barrel, the highest price since 1895.
Wjll the Senator from Arkansas
. please "play ball."
To-morrow is Groundhog Day.
f SARAH BERNHARDT
InLaTosca, at the Rex Next
Don't forget that you will have, a
chance of seeing the great Bern
hardt in shadow at The Rex Theatre
next Monday. Get a synopsis of
the reat tragedy at the theatre if
you want to enjoy the pictures to
Park Plans Ready.
Preliminary plans for Virginia
Park's improvements, prepared
by Olmsted Bros., of Brookline,
MalL one of the most noted
firm! of landscrapo architects in
the country, are expected in a
day or tyb. The plans were
mailed yesterday. Upon their
arrival the Committee will at
once meet to be?in the work.
Largest, Bequests On Record
Given To Baptists Of
NEARLY $5,000,000 WILLED.
John D. Rockefeller Also Gives
New York, Jan. 31. One of thr
largest bequests ever made for mis
sionary work is disclosed in on ap
praisal of the estate of Robert Arl
ington of England, which was filed
with the Surrogate's Court yester
day. Although the value of the en
tire estate is not given, the personal
property alone is appraised at $4,
592,000, practically all of which is
left to two London missionary socie
ties, the Baptist Missionary Society
and the London Missionary Society
The'will directs that the money be
used for "Giving to every .tribe of
mankind that has not, and which
speaks a language distinct from all
others, accurate and faithful copies
of at least the Gospel of St. John and
the Gospel .of St. Luke,- together
with the book of the Acts of the
Apostles, printed in the language of
New York, Jan. 29 John D.
Rockefeller sent word yesterday to
the Amercian Baptist Homo Mission
Society that ho would give $100,000
to a $3,000,000 campaign committeb
if, by April 1 'next, certain condi
tions were complied with.
. ADMITTED JO BAR.
The many friends of John M.
Gate, who is now a student in Vr-
derbilt University, w.ll be glad to
learn that ho successfully stood an
examination before the state board
of law examiners for Tennessee, and
i3 now eltifib to practice law in
that Statn. .He will rpeive ii is di
ploma.from Var.djrbilintxt June
Thirty Strong Will Be Here
March 30 For Spring Prac- '
tice. , ;
QUARTERS AT HOTEL LATHAM"
Committee Here Yesterday And
Closed A Deal For Mer
A delegation of officials from the
Columbus, Ohio, baseball team,
American Association, visited the
city yesterday and closed a trade for
the use of Mercer Park for spring
practice. They will come March 4
with 30 men, and he quartered at
SUIT FOR DAMAGES
Plaintiff Alleges Loss of Nine
Acres of Clover.
Suit for250, alleged damages,
has beennled against the Illinois
Central Railroad Company by Mr.
John Young. The plaintiff states in
his petition that through the care
lessness and negligence of the com
pany's agents operating1 a train one
day in November last, sparks and
cinders from a locomotive ignited
clover on his farm lying along the
track and nine acres were destroyed.
Police Judge of (Jracey, Died
Htzekiah T. Watkbs, Police
, Judge of Grncey, died last Thuriday,
in the 77. h yoar of his age. He is
survived by one son, Mr. Gipp Wat
kh and one daughter, Mrs. B.J.
Wall He was buried yesterday in
the cmetery of Mt. Zoar Church, in
Trig? county. The deceased woa a
highly respected ciuzjn, a member
of tVie Alethty'iiat church and a Ma
s n. 4
A MERRY ATTRACTION AT
HOLLAND'S OPERA HOUSE.
In "The Girl, The Man, and The Game" which is booked for Wednes
day, February 5.
For the. Flood Sufferers On
The Ohio and Green
MANY LIVES ENDANGERED.
Storm Thursday Night Brought
New Dangers and
Henderson, Ky., Jan. 31. With
the. wind blowing a gale and the
rain falling in sheets, last night was
another night of horror for flood
sufferers maro ined in their homes
along the Ohio and Green rivers.
At midnight the wind was blowing
at the rate of thirty miles on hour,
vvhitecaps twenty feet high rolled in
the river. The force of the wind and
these mighty waves against frail
river bottom tenant cabins may have
caused several to topple into the
water, drowning the occupants.
Marooned flood sufferers have
been fortunate with their many
losses, as there ha3 been only two
real windy nights since their homes
have been surrounded by rushing
Thia will be-a play packed full of aonga and laughter. Tho plot is
puro farce, and interspersed among the many ludicrous situations are
many songa which have tho life and go that make them instantly popular,
Billy (Single) C'ifford, tho star of the play, and one who is one of the
popular entertainers upon the American stage, is tho singer of many of
them among which ore: "On the First Dirk Night Next Week."
"Hands Up." The famous Billy song, "I Want a Berth for Bertha,"
'That Was All, Nothing More," "Texas Tommy's Dance, "Beautiful
Love," "Clifford Dream Waltz," "Mine," "Rosa Marb," "I Want a
Girl," "Homa Run Bi l," "Winnie From Winnipjg," and mmy others
equally tuneful and catchy,
B lly is surrounded by an excellent company headed by Miss Mae
Collins, who assumes the role of "Tho Girl," Jack Trainor, who is "The
Cause" of "The Game." A clever prima donna in the person of Mis3
Marie Welter, Bud Bramman, Edward C. Clifford, Lol Marlowe and a
lost of others including his Famou3 AH Girlie Beauty Chorus."
The scenic and electric effects are beautiful and dazzling, while the
costuming is bright, clean and gorgeous.
County Court next Monday.
One month of the new year gone.
Only 8 marriage license were is
sued during the month of January.
The Fiscal Court meets in regular
monthly session next Tuesday.
Jailer Mullens has 22 boarders.
or 10 of'them are being held subject
to the action of the next grand jury.
A gome warden for Christian
county has not yet been appointed,
but the vacancy is expected to be
filled in a few days.
Nine people were buried in River
side Cemetery during thu month of
January. Only four of them died in
the city. , ,
Next Monday is the day for Sher
iff Johmon to sell real estate fur un
paid taxe?. Look at the list pub
lished tc-day in tins paper and see
whether your name is in it.
About 50 people went to ClarkE
ville yesterday on a special Tennes
see train to see "The Bohemian
The public Service Company is not
only furnishing its patrons much
better gas, but it is putting in a new
plant for still better service.
Now that congress has taken the
initial step in heading off the Bra
zil coffee trust, there is somo hope
that one can afford some day to
drink as much coffee as he used to.
"The Bohemian Girl" show peo
ple, who played in Paducah Thurs
day night passed through here on
their way to Clarksville at 11:45 yes
terdas morning. The train backed
up to the I. C. siding and the crowd
at the station got a sight of the
The prettiest car that has yet been
brought to the city can be seen in
the display room of, the Cadillac Co.,
in the new block on South Main. It
was ordered for a young lady of the
city. It is a taxicab and is the first
of its kind here.
The combination thai the epi
cure goes wild about.
As an addition to a little lunch
eon it has no equal.
LET US SHOW YOU.
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WHOLESALE AND RETAIL GROCERS.
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ial to offer on all orders
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Stockholders' Liafjity 75,000.00
ISSUfcS TRAVELER'S CHECKS GOOD IN ALL PARTS
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nk$ A REGULAR SAVINGS DEPARTMENT
rhree Per Cent Interesi Paid on Savings and Time Deposits
Mis, M. L. Elb and Mrs. S. Sacks
have gone to Hot Springs, Ark., to
spend several weeks.
- Armistice Is Ended.
The Balkan Allies Thursday re
nounced the armistice with Tur
key and will renew the bombard
ment of Adrianople at 7 o'clock
Monday night. The Powers hope
to avert hostilities, as Turkey has
offered to divide Adrianople with
Bulgaria and place the Aegean
Islands in the hands of the Powers,
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