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EARL1NGTON, HOPKINS COUNTY, KY., TUESDAY, MAY 21, 1912
WAS GREAT SUCCESS
Hundreds of Dollars Brought to
Earlington Merchants from All
TRADE HERE WAS PHENOMENAL
The great automobile contest put
on by the EarUugton Booster Club
eight months igo ended Wednoaday
night May 15ti at midnight. The
voting was spirited along at the
oIobb and votes ohauged hands with
startling rapld'ty and In vaBt num
bers. The count was made by pack
ages on Thursday by a committoo
selected by the contestants and It
was Bhown by this count that J. B,
Garnett wbb in tho load by ovor ton
million vote, tho next highest con
testant was Miss Jarile Victory, Of
"this cltyf and Rev. J. R. Evans was
As tho vote betweet the two load
ers was so close being only a matter
of ten million it was decided to call
for an oflloial count of the votes in
in tho packages to take place some
time within the next two or three
weeks. In the meantime the votes
have been placed In the vault of the
Peoples Bank and when they are
countedUjy a cprcralttee eelected by
Miss Victory and Mr. Garnett the
car will be awarded to the party
having the largest number of votes,
this will end one of the most excit
ing contests that ever happened In
this part of the couutrv.
TH1 YOUXG LADIES CLASS
OfTheChrWUnfChurch WW Give
Ice Cream and Strawberry Supper
The young ladles class of the
Christian church wilt give an Ice
cream aud Strawberry supper on the
lawu of Mrs. F. B. Arnold Thursday
evening May 38, tba proceeds to go
towards the purchase of a new piano
for the ehureh. Cnoiee berries, de
lielows'cake and cream will be ser
ved for the usual small 'amount.
Tee lawn will be lighted with Japa
nese lanterns and a nice social time
ta anticipated. A cordial invitation
Is exteaded to all who wish to at
D. E. Lynn purchased the resi
dence of Mrs. Nanle B. Martin last
week and will move his family there
In a abort time. TIiIb Ib a nice resi
dence and will make a very desir
able home. It is understood Mrs.
Martin sold her home for a hand
some profit which 1b another indica
tion that Earlington real estate Ib
fire Alarm System
.Tho cityof Earlington has beeu.divided into four Fire Di'f:
tncta, known as numbers one, two, three and 'four. These districts
are formod.by! thetwo natural physical dividing lines.-viz.T; Main
Streetand4tlieLfc,J!j?tR. S J J
? Fire District No. 1 comprises all that territory North of Main
f S, and West of the R. R., e. p. .
B.Arnold's residence, Pump House,-etc. etc., are 'in District
No. 1. ... .--.-.
Fire District 2V comprises'alt that territory North of MaimSt.,
knd East of, the R. R.T (o'. g. the St-. BerpardStore, Barnes: Oow
and & Go., P. H. Whalens'resideuce. Masonic Temple. Logtown"
ttc. etc.,. are iu. District iNp. 2. ' ;Ui '-."'-'
Fire District 8., comprises all that territorySouth of Main
&., and West of the R. R., (e. g. the To3t Office, troodloe's
restaurant;, Ohas. Oowell's, residence, Mrs. Harriet Browning's res
klonce, Esq. Jas. Priest's resideuce, etc. etc., are in District No. 8,
k r ire xJHUiui -Jt, uuiupriHca-Uii
St., and East of the R. R., (e.g.
mc, 0. M. Henryc residence;
Ohurch. etc. etc., are iu District
v. Each telephone subscriber in these Districts has been furnish
ad with a card showing the number of Fire District iu which each
phone is situated, these cards directing that, iu case of (ire, Cen
tral Telephone Exchange be informed of District Number and
name of houw 50n firaj.t.' The Central operator will in turn nofTfyj
L. & N,.?Round House, which will give th alarm. '1$
ine itouna nous wniscie
alarm, and, jij'eA)arnA. consist ,qf
pner twpj tart,e or tour, long. ones, .according to the district in
yhioh flra iocated.-the.M long blasts indicating the districts
This alam; will be repeated ap ee)B .necessary. The L & N.ljooti-
moti ve-will Botf give. the alarm
alarm kaftvIJeeii rivenjor,-in t
Aud now Hiram Brummer threat
ens to report ih tor writing him up,
and Lev saya he really believes he
will do it.
The ownership of tho dirk tound
on tho scene of the Adcock dance
has been established. Dr. Tom Har
land says he loBt It while cutting
bandages to dress the wounds of the
injured, though some of the boys Bay
t'.ie last they Baw of Doc and tl e
dirk they were both enroute to Itsley
going a 2-40 clip.
Glover Hoard who hs been em
ployed building a new barn near
Huckleberry passed through here
ono day this week, he reports Walk
er Franklin busily engrgod iu fresh
e ung up and re-labeling his en tiro
stock of canned goods.
It Ib reported that LobIio Russell
has about decided to abandon his
intention of removing from our town,
as he hats concluded that old Ken
tucky, is good enough.
Dick Salmon ami Bill Scott came
iu from MadiBonvllle Friday appar
ently flushed with victory, over the
selection of Mr. J. B. Harvey as
chairman of the county committee,
wo understand be was opposed by
Hon L R. Fox, and lThoB. E. Fin
ley." For mild, easy action ot the bowels, try
Doan'i Kegulaiei, a modern laxative. 22c at all
It seems like yesterday that
mother mourned the' transi
t'on from skirts to trousers
his-jrocking horse will -soon
give' way to' the baseball and
He's developing, changing
every day, and you haven't
had his picture taken in more
than a year -yes, it's-two
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years last Christmas. ' i'.
the Oity 4 Hall, Round House, F.
Luub territory ouuui' 01
the Peoples. Bank, Victory Build
Uatlfohb Uiiuroh, New Methodist
No. k r- iii. V ; . j t:')V
win. in cue. tuture give cue official
a series bflritprt blasts followiaHljby.
unleee an engineer or trainwtn
should ee'it .before the reRalar
lUdCTiptui regular j.vouuu noMsr
fire Dparthient at night. J
THE BEE'S ANNUAL
Take Place the Last Week in August Via
Evansville and, Green River
EXACT DATE TO BEANNOUNCED LATER
The Semi-Weekly Beo will send seven young ladles from Hopkins
County to the Mammoth Cavo by way of Evausvillo and Green River the
last week in August and pay all expenses of the trip from the time thoy
leavo Earlington until they return oae .woek.lator. Last August we took
thlrty-flvo and Bent five freo. Tins-year we have arranged to send seven
free and take fifty in the party. The steamer "City of Evansville" will
belong to the Semi-Weekly Bee's party on this trip and we expect to have
a grand time. Thero is no other wav in which a week ot travel and sight
seeing can be had so comfortably and at the same time so cheap as a four
hundred mile'trlp.on beautiful GreoiijRiver with the inaguiflceut scenery
aloug the rpntej to Bay nothing of the Cave, one of the seven wonders of
tho World with its Immense grottoes, and domes, the giant causeway, the
ruins of Oarnack and the wonderful ride on Echo river, are well worth the
time and trouble it will take to secure ttiiB free trip.
HOW THE TRIP it AY BE SECUEED
To tho seven young ladies who arejresidents of Hopkins County and
who receivo tho highest number of vots,from now until the close' of the
contest in AuRUSt givou for securing subscribers for this paper new or re
uow we will give this trip absolutely' free aud furnish a suitable ohaperono
to tako charg6 of them and look" after tlmir comfort and safety while on
Each contestant will be started with loOO complimentry voteB and for
eash dollar turned In ou subscrlptloa-we will allow 1000 votes.
There will be printed in each isaue.'of the paper a coupon good for 25
votes, clip these but aud vote them befere the dato of expiration printed
on each coupon. Tg' .
following is a nomInattng,eppa, write the name of your candl-
aate on tnis Diacx ana onng or sena
ub3 uu luin uiaiiw auu uiiug ui nua im in wna uinua iuu wu will c
candidate with 1000 complimentary Jvot4i; "As soon as you have
ted a young lady go to work for heiaatf'Jieep It up until the on
I hereby enter Miss
as a contestantinTjtheSemt-WeeklyiewWamrnoth. Gave .GohTest."
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-.-... SOW MNTEW WILL BX0eMDCTID .-.v.-1 .. ,.
"TP&lBeonteat will be condupted,absoluiily fair and Impartial and, the
standing of all contestants wilt be published each Friday, the voteB will
be placed in a small ballot box until Friday's at 12 o'clock, when they will
be'oouhteji and registered opposite each parties name, they will then be
placed! in tle large or final ballot box which is locked and the key In the
vault of trie' Earlington Bank where it wilt stay nntil the final count is
madeby a committee selected 'by tho contestants themselves. All con
testants will be provided with receipt books and all the extra copies of the
paper Ihey need.' They will be authorizod'tq use the Bee's premium list
namely the two books, "Sinking of the" Titanic" and "The Vulture's
Claw'' also the Patent Tension Shears, any of the three go for fifty cents
extra with the'paper and contestants will be allowed 600 votes on each
premium used'. ' '
rule's OP THE'CONTESI
Tho following rules will not be deviated from and under no circum
stances will the amount of votes be raised during the contest.
RULE 1. No votes will bo given except for money paid on eubscrlp
tlons or premiums with subscriptions.
ItULE 2. No votes wilt be issued except for cash, 1000 for each .dollar
paldon subscription and BOO on each premium.
., RULE 8.-7N0 employee of this paper oVrelatlve of same shall enter
RULE 4.-.11 free ballots clipped
date of expiration.
RULE 5. Coutestauts will not be restricted as to territory in securing
or collecliug back. subscriptions. "' i;" ' '
RULE G. All money secured on subscription must betund in the
week It la received so paper may be started. Contestants may hold their
votes if they wish but must not hold back subscription money'
RULEa.-rThis paper-reserves the rlghVto'rejec't the name of any can
didate. for,cause. . , A .
' 3VULE 8 VoteB are hot transferableand must be voted for the party
In whose uamo they are issued.
Tho contest begins with this istue of the paper and will end tho last
week In August he exaot date to be anuoinced later. Anyone wishing to
raaaTe thlstripwlth the contestants can tlo "so by sending in their namaa tn
this office whera 1 they, will boflled. The co3t of the entire trip iricTudiug
rallVoad'fare'from EarhriL'-toii tn 'RvRhHv'illft anr) rntnrn iv., . u 1
, .. .w.u..., iiiu juui IIUUU1UU
mile river trlp, from Eyanlle to; Mampapth Cave and return, board at
the Cave hbtel, both,,routes''iu the cave and tho transfer of baggage in Ev
anBvlllo going and returning and dlpner in Evansville 'going will cost only
$20.00.' Send in your namo early 'as the oVt people not allow us to take
more than nifty on tho trip.
ACTION OF COUNCIL
' The action of the City Council in
ordering concrete pavements on both
sides of Main Street is eertaiafy a
loBK'step in the right dtrettlen and
ineete.with the approval: citiswns
and property owners. Tblisbtthe
initial step along this l(aa and it Is
betlt possible and proble Jbt, In
NM.MKirM of a fw yes AwllBfften
.wUf.be a city of eoncree.ireent
v wHl ks "The Sanitary City."
it rotnis omce ana we win start the
end of the
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fomlpaper must be voted before
The'Mystlc EIeven?,'met at Oak-moor-iufsday
eyenihg, May 14.
Although a business meeting all
haclja good, time, for the Misses
Kemp "were, aa "usual, 'charming
hostesBM, Dainty ' refreshment's
were served. Those present were
Kalbleen'gplllman, Irene and Bes
sie Coyle "Margaret Atkinson, Ma
beliirojirnlag, Katie Nturrell, EHa
be'tli at Margaret Xepp. Ues
daaMf4'l. ' X. Browning,- w. 'if.'
Coyle and Stella M. Kemp.
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The attendance at the Ohris-
tian Sunday School last Sunday
readied 207. Tho meu's and
women's classes having 35 each.
Tho offering $11 07 was 6ent to
tli? Orphans Home, ns is the
practice of this school once ev
ery quarter. The new piano a
gift from individual subscrip
tions was used for the first time
This with the oran, violin and
cornet added greatly to the muj
six additions to the
ing the day, making
the five Sundays since
ing of the present
Plans are on foot for the erection
of a parsonage ou one .of the
most convenient located lots iu
town. Work will bagiu at a
very early date.
The Sunduy School spirit is
fine in Eirliugtou and has been
steadily growing as a result of
good pastorial work aud the gen
eral increase of ohurch interest
among the people. The attend
ance Sunday morning at the va
rious churches was the best all
around average so far recorded,
the school at the M. E. Ohurch,
South, leading by a small margin
with 210 in attendance, and
showing a slight increase over
its average for the past several
weeks. The offering for the day
amounted to $12.27, that being
the day for regular monthly Mis
sionery offering. There were in
addition some (special offerings
reported for the ohurch building
fund. The EarliatonMethodist'
Stmday School pro?d"to'"berthe
banner school of the Henderson
District in the regular church
bulletin for April and promises
to stay in that class through the
fiummer; .''. . .
Children's Day at the Sunday
School of the. M.. E. Ohurch,
South, has been .announced for
the second Sunday in next month
June Oth, and committees have
been announced and will take
up the work on program in a
little while. That morning will
be prepared for. the occasion by
workers experienced in such
trainiug and preparation.
The Hopkins county Sunday
School convention will be held
in this city during the first
of the laet week in June,
Sessions will be held in the
Methodist church- ou corue'r.
Iiobinoii and .Moss, Someoo-tall-
sp'ertkers and wcrkersNvill
bo here mid full announcement
will he made later in thesn ool-
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HOUSE FOR SALE 6
Earlington real estate is. booming. Quite a. .
number of sale's have been made, recently. It,
is certainly both a safe and profitable , invest-,
ment; There are never enough houses here
to accommodate the people. Thatmeans all
the houses stay full. No rent lost from va
cancies. The interest on your investment,
.from' rentis large. Now, then, if you want,
to get in, on a good thing, either for a renting:
proposition or for your own home, now is your
chance. Beautiful 10 room house (2 families
can and do peenpy) in splendid residence sec
tion, in, good repair, for sale cheap- Apply
at Bee office' for particulars. ; l
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White City Notes
Dr. O. E. O'Bryan and Smith Van-
dlVHT Wnm 111 ArnHfomitrtlln tnk
Sherman Vandlver's child wh!ob
haB bpeu afllictod with diphtheria ie
Sam McGregor and Jamlly are vis
iting In Muhlenberg county.
A. W. Raymer made' a living trip
to EarlingtonandIadlsonvllle last,
Spurlin Bennett was in the Coun
ty Seat Fridoy.
John Crabtree, of Madlsonvllle,.
vlslted his daughtej Mrs. Jne Brooks
and Mrs. O. O. Tapp last week.
John Allen and family leave here
this week for Depoy where they will
reside In the future. .
James and Arthur Brown, of Ear
lington, visited relatives here Sun
day. John Pidcock is very ill at this,
A number of our people attended5'
services at Salem Sunday where a
large crowd had assembled to hear
Elder O. D. Cole, of Mortons Gap
deliver a sermon. Among those who
attended from here were Mr. and
Mfs. Tobe Sadler, W. O. Doom and'i
Messrs Chas. Wagner and Herberts
Raymer, formally of Goodlettsvillev
Tenn., have acdepted positions here-
Pierce Doom haB returned from.
Arkansas where he has been for sev--oral
Miss Margaret O'Bryan attended:'
services at Salem Sunday.
Starling Cotton and family, of near
here attended the Cole meeting atr.
Notice to The Public
I have purchased the Inter
est of T. H. Stone in the Liv ,
& Stqne will please call and.
settle at onc64 v.
Chas. E. Barnettu
Saturday evening at the hpine op
the bride at'Elkton, Miss Effle
White was quietly nplted In mar
riage to Rev. Tbos. Farmer, of this
city.. They arrived here Bandajr.
morning on 62 to make this place -their
future home. The 'bride Is al
most estimable young lady aud has-,
a host ef friends In her home town..
The groom Is a local proaoher of the
M. E. Ohurch South and has a posi
tion with the St. Bernard Mining:
Co., at Arnold mine. He is a youngr
man of Sterling worth and the Bee
joins their mauy friends in many
wishes for a loop and happy marneoY ,
John Rule WW Erect Three Lottagesr.
The contract has been let for the
erection of three cottages In Earling
ton by John Rule to the Stav Plam
ing Miils, of Madisouvlite. This.
company also'socured the contract,
to build the residence of L. E. Mai--Euen
on Railroad street,
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