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iEARUNGTON, HOPKINS COUNTY, KY., FRIDAH, SEPTEMBER 13, 1912
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BIG SCHOOL MEETING
WAS HELD LAST NIGHT
Prof. Mclienry Rhoads, Representing the Ken
tucky Department of Education
C, J, WADDILL MADE PRACTICAL
TALK ON LOCAL QUESTION OF TAX
Both Picture Shows and the K!ub
Kentuck Band at Work for
MRS. CHAS. P. WEAVER SPEAKS TONIGHT
Earlington'was oat in full force
last night in attendance on the
mnmmoth meeting held at Tom-
jk pie Theatre" in behalf of the
pr-Graded School proposition, and
L to hear two distinguished Bpeak
. ers on the question of bettor
H. schools. The principal speakers
5? -Of the evening was Prof. Mc-
Tlonrv Rhoads. of Lexington,
representing the Kentucky De
purtment of Education, and 0.
J. Waddill, of Madisonville, law
yer and school man. The house
was full to the roof and the close
attention they gave to all that
wasa.nid.was cause for favorable
comment. Prof. Rhoads spoke
first, .ranking a plain, , strong
speech of the deep thinker 'and
practical worker along the odut
cational" lines. He was given
the sort of hearing due his ex
perience as a school man and the
high position he now occupies.
,v which if one of the most impor
tant in the Kentucky Depart
;' mont of Education. Mr. Wad
dill spoke from the standpoint of
JJ the local situation, the applica
fction of the tax question and the
F beuefit updn a community that
maintains good schools, anu era-
V" 'nhasizes the uecessity ot JLari-
-' iugtoli keeping what she has for
$" years had m the school lino, by
flf' voting the graded school tax on
.Tho committee in charge of
the campaign had. arranged a
special prograin-and entertain
. inent for the people which was
jf greatly enjoyed in connection
b!flGh the speakiug. The Klub
. -T&ntuck Baud and both the Idle
r Hour and the PriucesB picture
shows joiued in the good work
T' and aliSlid all they could for the
causaof Good Schools, without
money and withoat price. Invi
tations were sent out by the
school committee, containing
' tickis to the Temple Theatre for
adults and to the Princess for
ypnug folks under 18 years of
age. The Idle Hour manage
ment moved that show to the
Temple Theatre. The children
were entertained at the Princess,
which was filled several times.
The band played and aH were
happy, and most all for Good
Schools to be continued in Earl
iugton for the beuefit of the chil
dren of now add the future.
Tonight Mrs. Ohas. P. Weaver,
of Louisville. will speak at Tem
ple Theatre and the. women are
especially invited. Mrs. Weaver
is representing the Kentucky
Department of Education, her
official position being that of or
ganizer of school improvement
leagues for (he State of Ken
tucky. The women of Earling
ton are expected out in force to
heuryMrs. Weaver and. tomorrow
V to carry the Graded Sohool elec
tion by an overwhelming major
ity. ' ,
Under the graded sohool system
proposed for Earlington the. man
who pays poll tax only cannot be
marie to pay aver fifty cents a year
more than bia present school poll
tax paid to, the countv.
St. Charles Talk
We hear that the Board of
Trustees at this place, are mak
ing arrangement to collect all
taxes due the town, the tax
books show that there are some
Delinquent running back five
years, and they are determined
that these taxes must re paid if
Dheir property mustbo advertised
for sale, mid sold . to pay them.
This is a bad state of affairs,
whether it be the fault of the tax
collector or the tax payers, we
do not kuow, but wo do know
that the property stands good for
Miss Moua Faull, left Monday
for Dawson Springs, where she
will attend, school.
Jeff Sisk and Miss Alma Sisk
were in Davjibon Saturday.
R. G. McEuen, of Earlingtou,
spent Sunday here with parents.
Leonard Palmer, of Dawson
Springs, visited relatives here
Saturday and Sunday.
Mrs. 'Delia South worth, of
Earlington, spent Monday here.
Mr. and Mrs: W. J. "Faull
attended tlo Circus, at Hopkius
Norris King, Riley Butler,
Will Gribble and Kimmel Fin
ley, motored to Hopkinsyille
Max Gilliland and Jeff Sisk
were in Dawson last Friday.
D. D. Woodruff attended the
Oirous afHopkinsville Saturday.
If the road from the W. R.'
Riymer corner, to the Christian
Ohurch, is going to be worked
on, why not begin now, before
the bad weather sets in. .
Miss Ola Robinson, left Sun
day for Earlington, where she
will attend school.
Misses Maud Jenkins, Verua
Long and Vorna Galloway atten
den the Oircus at Hopkinsville
Miss Ruth Ashmore, of the
Buffalo country, was in town
Mrs. J. W. Travis, and ohil-
dren7 of Earlington, spent Thurs
day and Friday here with her
parents Mr. and Mrs. W. A.
Walter Ashmore, of the coun
try, was in ,town Saturday.
Mr. and Mrs. Barton Trover,
of the Southard country, spent
Saturday and Sunday here with
Miss Birdie Ourney, of Daniel
Boone, visited relatives here
Elder Omer, of , Madisonville
hold services -at the Christian
Ohurch here Sunday morning and
Floyd Franklin, of Dawson,
was In our city Monday on busi
Lawson Ashmore spent Sunday
in the country with parents.
Ellis Robinson and Miss Edna
Long, spent Sunday afternoon in
Dink Williams, of Madison
ville, waB in town Monday.
JMrs. D. S. Todd is visiting her
daughter Mrs. Henry Faull in
Hiron. 111., this week.
(Continued on Page. 4.)
DR. L. GRACE
WILL BE IN
MORTONS GAP, KENTUCKY
MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 16, 1912
3'DAYS at hotel
To c3o Dera-teil work
I do a world of work and come early in
order you may get your work. done. .
. All people out of town I will pay ybur rail
road fare and hotel bill and do'your work at
a reasonable price.
Grateful For Favors Shown by
the taagment of the Two
i Picture Shows
AND KLUB KENTUCK BAND
The members of the Graded
School Committee desire to ex
press their sincere thanks to the
manacuiput of the Idle Hour and
Princess Picture shows for cour
tesies extended last night and
also to the Klub Kedtuck Band
for their suleudid music at Tem
ple Theatre. All of these men
responded cheerfully and willing
ly and gave freely of their time
and talent to aid iu this good
County Board of Education
The County Board of Educa
tion as now organized is as fol
lows: FIRST DISTRICT
Graddy.Hampfon, St. Charles,
Edgar Martin, Nortonville,
P. M. Moore, Earlington,
J. W. Elliott, Mortons Gap,
M-. F. Cox, Madisonvijle, R. F.
D. 8, Chairman.
Grafton Ashby, Madisonville,
R. F. D. 3, Secy.
M.'T. Clayton, Hanson, Chair
Willie" Quails, Hanson, Secy.
G. B. Harrilsou, Nebo, Chair
man. L. J. .Morrow, Nebo, Secy.
B. L. Franklin, Dawsou, R. F.
D. 1, Chairman.
Will Sisk, Silent Run, Secy.
John Harland, Ilsley, Chair
man. W. G. Wright, Dawsou, R. F.
DY 4, Secy.
J. L, O'Bryan, Madisonville,
R. F. D. 1, Chairman.
Tom McGuire, Madisouville,
R. F. D. 1, Secy.
There was a meeting of the
Qounty Board of Education 'Mon
day in the office of the County
Superintendent, with A. J. Fox,
Superintendent, who is chairman
of the Board. Most of the busi
ness transacted was of a routine
The school tax you nay uow Roes
all over Hopkins county, keep this
money at home for the benefit of
your children by voting for the grad
ed school pu Saturday Sept. 14tn(
Carbondale Items I
Mr. and Mrs. Ohas..Kestner
visited friends in Earlington last
Mr. and Mrs. Louis Paine, of
near Carbondale, visited friendB
at Suthard's last week.
Misses May and Hazel Hale,
of Earlington, have returned
home after apleasant visit to
friends in Carbondale.
Mr. and Mrs. Claud Kestner
visited friends in St: Charles last
week. ' ' "u -.'-" -;
Mrs. Bud Long, ofy St. GharleB,
vibiieu ijur uiututJi. iir ouu'mj.
Born to Mr", and Mrs. Will
Berry another fine girl.
We are glad to learn that G.
P. and E. P. are filling their reg
ular appointments at Carbon
dale.. You better' whoop up, girls.
Leap year will soon be gone.
We don't want it to leave so
many disappointed girls in our
vMr. and Mrs. J. W. McCulley
and little daughter-, were pleas
ant visitors of Frank Sisk and
family Saturday night and Sun
day. The Sunday School picnic that
was given here August 24 was
much enjoyed by all that were
present. Plenty of uood thing6
eat. All kinds of fresh meats,
ice cream, . lemonade and ice
water furnished by the Sunday
School. Hello, there, O.rabtree,
Southard and St. Charles, how
about a picnic with you all?
Roy KlBtuer, of Crabtree, and
Ben Carroll, of Earlington, was
iu our midst Wednesday night.
Mrs. Ella Mercer is slowly im
proving. Mr. and Mrs Weller'McOully
and daughter, Hazel, spent
Thursday night iu Madisonville
Mrs. J. H. Williams of Mor
ton6 Gap, who has been visiting
relatives, here has returned to
Hurrah for Carbondale, she's
on a. boom.
Wanted ,at once 100 Miners.
NopTONViiiiiK Coajj & Coke Co.
E. L. Parish, of Hanson, has
been iu Louisville this week for
a double purpose. He has been
taking in the State fair and
while doing thie has been buying
a large lot of salable goods for
his store, which goodB are now
arriving and are being put on
sale. Mr. Parish says he Has
bought largely and will, sell at
very lowest prices.
Miss Murie Morgan is attend-
iing school in Madisonville.
Miss Elizabeth Fugate, pf
Providence, was the guest of
Miss Mary Trathen jy few days
this week. .
FVed Dxon has resigned his
position as telephoue manager
and has accepted a position with
the I. 0. R R. Co.
Miss Eva Davis was iu town
Mesdamss Lou Kenedy aud
Joe Heard attended the circus at
Messrs. "SwatRy" Hamby,
"Frogey" Kenue.ly, l,Parrot"
Heard and "Highpocket" Lacy
took in the circus at Hopkins
"Whackerjaw" Hamby spent
last Sunday iu the country and
reporfc a good time.
Roy Kennedy went to the cir
cus at Hopkinsville Saturday.
Miss Maybelle Almon and F.
C. Horton surprised their friends
Saturday by getting married.
Their many friends wishes them
a long, happy aud prosperous
0. B. Trathen has been on the
sick list is but little better.
0. Stevens, of the Dawsou
Flour Milling Co., was here Mon
day on business.
- Quite a number of people at-
i:j-j ill , 1 Jt ilf.. -TO
ueuueu bne luuur.u uj.Mu.rg. jpua
at New Salejh Monday- after
noon. R. 0. Oldham has been
sick but .is improving.
All the people in this city
joyed the serenade given by
the band boys Monday night.
D. L. Stanley and daughter,
Miss Cecil, of Oak Hill, were in
Rev. S. M. Bernard, of Madi
sonville, is conducting a meet
ing at the Christian church this
week. He is preachiug some
good sermons and has large au
diences. Miss Vera Kirkwood and
Smith Bailey, both of this place,
were united in matrimony Tues
day. They are well known
' L. & N. To Fight Tax Increase
Louisville, Ky., Sept. 11.
That the Louisville & Nashvillo
railroad intends to combat with
its fullest legal strength the in
crease in the assessment made by
the Kentucky state authorities
waa shown when Col. Henry L.
Stone, general counsel for the
road, returned immediately from
a proposed extensive vacation iu
Michigan which he had just be
All other lines in the state, it
is understood, will join with the
L. & N. iu its fight against the
tax increase. Legal representa
tives of the 0. & 0. railroad have
made public the announcement
they will not submit to the in
crease until the matter has been
threshed out to its final point.
The increase upon the fran
chise assessment of the L. & N.
was from' $11,000,000 to $45,000,
000. Officials of the road were
bo thunderstruck by the magni
tude of the increase that they
have never issued a statement in
regard to it.
As the legal possibilities of
suits involving such amount
would permit endless dragging
through tho courts, it-is under
stood that Gov. McOreary would
call an extra session of the legis
lature in order to determine the
status of the state iaNregard to
Is The Day to Vote for the Fu
ture Welfare of the Children,
COME TO THE POLLS EARLY
Tomorrow iR the dav that will'
decide tho future destiny of the
children of Eirlington along ed
ucational lines at least. And it
is the duty of every man and ev
ery woman who holds the future
prosperity aud happiness of their
children and "their neighbors'
childreu as a priceless boon to go
to the polls and vote for the
Graded School in Earlington .
Remember, if your- child grows -up
in ignorance, it will be no -one's
fault but your own. The
opportuuity lies before you. POr
the sake of your children do your
duty tomorrow aud -vote for the
Graded School proportion.
Rev. Adams' Appointment
We are authorized to an
nounce that Rev. J. B. Adams,
Presiding Elder of tho Hender
son District, wilj preach at the
following times and places: At
Elm Grove Wednesday night and
Thursday at 11 a. m. the 18th.
and 19th of this month. At
Nebo Thursday night the 19th
at Earlington Sunday morning
the 22nd and at Madisonvillq
Sunday night of the same day.
Earlington Christian Church
Walter E. Frazee, State Bible
School Secretary, will be present
aud address the School Sunday
morning, and also speak at the
11 o'clock service.. Mr. Frazee
is always a Welcome visitor to
Earlington and his addresses are
full of inspiration and instruc
tion. A large attendapce will
greet him Sunday. r
The pastor, Howard J. Brazel
ton, is assisting H. B. Selfin a
meeting at Grapevine church,
The meeting is growing in inter
est "every ui&ht and promises
large results. A large number
of young people are attending
the services, and the- singing led
by Mr. Emmett Moore, who has
just closed a successful singing
school, is a spleudid feature of.
Visits His Brother and- Sister and Son in-.
Mr. Felix McEuen and Misa
Floy and Mr. By rum, his twins,
visited G. T. McEuen and family
and Mrs. Lizzio Peyton and fam
ily, Felix's brother aud sister.:
He is the leading merchant of
Buel, Ky., and has a son, the
head clerk in L. E. McEuen's
store on Wall street.
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It brings the news of the night
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