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EARLINGTON, HOPKINS COUNT?, KY.t TUESDA1, OCTOBER 22, 1912
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IN I. G. WRECK
-Broken Rail Causes Train to
Leave Track and Coaches
.. Plunge Down Embank
MS. JOHN W. TWYMAN
AMONG THE, INJURED
Hopkinsville, Ky , Oct. 20.
Awbrokeu mil caused an excur
sion train on the Illinois Oentrnl
Biilroad to leave the trnck at
Green's Crossing, six miles from
here, at 8 o'clock this morning
aud fifty persons were seriously
injured while the entire hundred
and eighty passengers abonrflj
were badly shaken up.
Most Seriously Injured
None is regarded as'beine ful
k'Iv injured, though several re
GPivd serious injuries, from frac
tured bone?, deep outs and btuis
os. Among the most seriously
injured are: George M. Olnrk,
Hopkinsville, left shoulder bad
ly injured Dr. E. N. Fruit,
Hoplcinsville, nose broken and
Dave Hord, Honey Grove, Ky.,
rib fractured and ankle sprained.
George Harned, Houoy Qrove,
Bud Akin, Adairville, leg
Walter Hclluc, HopkiiiBville,
foot badly mashed.
Marcus Merri't, Hopkiusville,
badly wreuched back, wrist cut
and fhnulder sprained.
W. 0. Pendergropt, Hopkins
ville, dislocated shoulder, head
cut and hip injured. ,
G. T. Powell, Hopkinsville, rib
fractured. """ "
Miss Lovoy Rnusom, Hopkins
ville, two ribs brokeu, cut. on
head and limbs.
E. S. Sumner, Hopkinsville,
four ribs broken.
Mrs. E S. Sumner, Hopkinb
ville, wreuched back and chslo
Miss Bettie Sumner, Hopkins
ville, lower jaw fractured, teeth
broken ano ear cut.
Mrs. Juo. 'V. Twyman, Hon
kinsville, rib fractured and neck
Walter Wood, Sinking Fork,
Ky., hip fractured and head bad
Geo. W. Russell, Jr., Olmstead,
Ky , left .foot badly mashed,
knee and hand cut. "
In addition to these there were
many who suffered minor injur
ies which, while very painful,
are not of serious nature.
The accident occured on an
embaukmeut ten feet high and
the fonr passenger coaches plung
ed off this, three turning as they
clashed to the gully below.
Ouly the slow spaed at which
the train was running, about 15
miles an honr, as it approached
Green's Grossing, saved heavy
loss of life, The passengers were
hurt by being hurled about in
the coaches. -The baggage coach
and engine remained on the
Physicians Rushed to Scene
The train was bound for Padu
cah, most of the passengers be
ing Woodmen of the World from
this aud neighboring towns, who
expected to attend the big Wood
man rally at Paducah today.
After the wreck they returned
here atf soon as possible.
A hurry call was sent here for
physicians and help. Doctors
rushed to the scene in automo
biles and a special hospital train
was dispatched. The injured
'were soou being cared for and
brought here as fast' as possible
where tnoy were given more
FIRST NUMBER OF
Was Great Success The Boyds Enter
tained The People Highly
The first number of the Earl
mgton Lyceum course took place
at Temple Theater last night uud
was a Kreat success in every way.
"The Boyds" .were the attrac
tion aud gave the large audieuce
twohourssof soliu fun aud amuse
ment. Owing to the other at
tractions in the city the crowd
was uot as large as it should
have been. Thib was probably
tlie weakest attiactiun that will
be offered this season as all tin
others are much higher classed
and will consequently uive bet
ter satisfaction. A number of
the season tickets that were sig
ned for have uot been taken and
as there are lour high c'ass at
tractions .vet to come ft would be
well for those who have not yet
secured their season tickets to
sse Ellsworth Evans ut the Earl
mgton Bank and get them be
fore the uext attraction.
Saturday afternoon at 4t80
o'clock Miss Sallie Henify and
Mr. Vernon Orowder were quietly
married in the presence of a few
friends at the residence of 1W.
Wulter N. Mirtin, who perform
ed the ceremony. The bride is a
most popular young lady aud
the daughter of Mr. nd Mr6.
John Henify, while the groom is
nvalued employee of the St. Ber
nard Miuing Co. Both number
their friends by the score. The
vouug couple have the best wish
es of the Bee and their many
friends for a long and linppy
wedded life. v
Mrs. Bate Improving
The mauy friends of Mrs. Geo.
W. Bat,es will be delighted to
know that he 'condition is im
proving. She has been seriously
ill for several weeks with tj
phoid.fever and her friends had
almost given up hope, but her
condition chauged yesterday for
Card of Thanks
"We desire to thauk the many
friends who were so kind and
sympathetic in te funeral of my
wife and mother.
Will Eblhy and Son W. R
Made His Demands Definite.
The "minimum wage" Idea appeals
to one English boy who was asked the
other day by his teacher to wrltq, aa
the dally composition, a letter to his
father asking for an Increase In pock
et money. The boy set forth the need
of large funds, and ended withVa
courteous demand for a "minimum
sum of money." One of the reasons
for the demand was that the boy did
not gel enough taffy to eat and had
no papers to read.
Bashful Youth "I'm so afraid to
boo your father. Did anyone else ever
ask him?" The Maiden "Yes, Ar
thur, and they suffered like heroes."
Pitfalls to Avoid.
Argument, as usually managed, la
the worst sort of conversation; as it
Ib generally in books, the worst sort
of reading. Swift.
Men of Various Pursuits.
A policeman, a quarryman and a
roadmender were among the prize
winnerB at an arts and crafts exhibi
tion held In Yorkshire (England) vil
Work hard and deny yourself vhil
you are young, so that when you ar
old you may have things you (.aanot
Nature Kind to the Giraffe.
Besides its long neck, the giraffe has
a useful tongue, which can be greatly
elonrated. and In this state can be coll
ed arouaa branches for the purpose'
eC drawisg them down.
In Memory of Hattie Forkner Ebley
Who was laid to rest at Olive
Branch Cemetery on October 18,
linving died suddenly on Oct. 16,
of heart failure. All tho' God
in his infinite love thought it
best to call from" earth oue of
His choicest blossoms just bud
ded and bloomed into young wo
manhood Hattie was a devoted
christian, having given herhanrt
andjile to God eight years tiuo
and we believe that she is -walking
the Golden street breathing
the celestial air, feasting upon
everlasting love around 'God's
tiirone, singing ilallelujan as
an oudless music of praise where
service will be eternal, and the
blood washed shall still grow in
grace ind knowledge toward the
infinite perfection of God.
There shall be no separation 119'
more stormy sea and no night, uo
tears shall ever fall, not a pang
of grief, not a touch of pain
Working as she did hpre as a
servant for her master, we linug
ion we see her at the beautiful
gate with her mother and broth
ers to meet her and hear the wel
come voice "you have been foith
ful over a few things, I'll make
thee r,uler over many."
Her daily life was for God,
trying to influence some one to
follow her master. All tho' she
sleeps, the long sleep of death
may her goodly influence live
forever, and may those, who
learned to love her life, try to
walk iu the footsteps of Jusus as
she did, making ready to meet
the conditions at any time as we
know not what hour the son fof
mail cometh, forhecometh when
we least expect him.
God moves in a mysterious way,
His wonders tQ perform
Sendsangelswheii we least ex
And call his children home.
Hattie leaves a husband and
one son, a father W. H. Forkner,
of Henderson, Ky., a sister Mrs.
Geo. Brown, of Jasonville, Ind.,
aud a host of -friends to mourn
her departure from this life.
Arsenlo Most Frequently Used.
Arsenic has, perhaps, been more
frequently used than any other poison
for criminal purposes. It has been
proved identical with the "wonderful
olixlr" of the seventeenth century,
when secret poisoning became so
frequent In Italy that the clergy, do
spite the rules of tho confessional, ac
quainted Pope Alexander VII. in 1648
with tho extent of the practice.
, Safety Mated.
Our idea of an ideal marriage Is
when a woman who is quick at rep
artee weds a man who is slow to an
ger. Dallas News.
, Argus Complained.
"A hundred eyes are of no use un
less there aro a hundred knot holes in
tho fence," he mourned.
Invitation to Failure.
A largo proportion of the failures in
life are to be found in the ranks of
tho chronic leaners. Orison Swott
Optimist and Pessimist
An optimist 'is a man who does not
caro what happens so long as it does
not happen to him; a pessimist Is a
man who has lived for a long time
with an optimist.
I know of no more encouraging fact
than the unquestionable ability of a
man to elevato his life by a conscious
endeavor. It Is something to be able
to pafint a particular picture, or to
carve a statue and so make a few ob
jects beautiful; but it is far more
glorious to carve and paint the very
atmosphere and medium through which
we look, which morally we can do.
Woman's First Industrial Venture.
It was in the manufacture of tex
tiles that woman first appeared In In
dustry outside of the home.
eyond the Touch of Time.
A man never becomes too old to
throw out his chest as' he' passes ft
I looking-glass. Atchison Globe.
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Emmojj Walker, one of our
boys working in Louisville, came
home to ,see"his mother and
BomebOdK' el'se last Sunday, rt
Weslev Orowe is in the Oiti
Z2ns Bank w,ith Dr. Ferguson
Lee Winstead finished sowing
45 acresof wheat on H. R Cox'p
farm tlfe day before the good
M'ss Irene -Austin, of IVovi
dence is visiting Miss M'iric
Orowe thin wsek.
K Mrs. Ruby White and sister,
Mis PeVl Bone, of JJ-ishville,
spent spvernl d,vs witjf, their
prents?Mi andMrfc. L. M. Bone
last, week, Mrs. White's little
sou Walter Oarneal, accompan
ied Ilia mother home to atteud
school in Nashville.
J. S. Durham went to Hen
derson Friday, on business, then
on to Sturgis to see his son Fred,
theu by-Morgnnfield to see his
ghl, thus-killing three birds wfth
one stone, arriving horn Snnda
B. F. Kendnck, of Dalton,
will finish Bert Hobgood's school
for hini, beginuing Monday.
Drs. Bone and Thompson were
called to Orfilrown lust week to
see Mrs.' Oharlte King Oritzer,
whoib'vur.x low witn Tubercuh-
R3V.,E. H. Elmonson, tho col
ored pastor of the M. E. Ohurch
here for the past four vears,
moved his family to Greenville
'Saturday, being sent there by
conference. W"e regret to seeRev.
T.1 -I...1 il .. t.-TlT -I i" . i.
yueop; i or ne
'was"Trver yL desirsbie-ci tjzeus,tr.y
ing to uplift his race education
ally, morally and spiritually, he
was humble, honest nnd polite,
he taught their public school and
is quite a genius iu his way, a
second Paul Lawrence Dunbar,
being the author of a book of
poems some of them real gems,
the colored people of any town
are the gainers by getting him. -
Mr. Dewey Fox with his fam
ily have been in Eldorado, 111.,
for several ,mouths, he is raining
he owned a beautiful house in
the country a few miles out, it
wa6 rented to a man named Be
rry, last Saturday at 12 o'clock
the house and contents were de
stroyed by fire, no one at home,
uo insurauce, the tenant was a
poor man with wife, three child
ren, everything he had was con
sumed. There are, or have been, au
abundauce of hickory nuts in the
woods aud every one is-going for
'em last Wednesday, Mr. and
rMrs. Alford Oox and Miss Heleu
Mrs. F. P. Tilford, Mr. and Mrs;
Lell Tilford and Roy and Mrs.
Pearl Graham and. Will Graham
aud your Scribe, boarded a two
horse wagon with buckets, bas
kets and plenty of good feed.
We drove 5 miles in the country
arriving at our destination at 9
a. ra. to find the woods had been
uearly gleaned before, but .the
boys Will and Lell climed the
trees and shook them down,
which was hard on the boys at
noon we made coffee aud fried
bacon on a three fork id stick,
and no where is cofiee so good
and fragrant as that made in tho
woods, after dinner we gathered
half bushel each, then the length
ening shadows warned us home
ward. 0' the day was all two
short, but it was a pleasant if
not. a profitable one.
Enjoyment Within Ourselves.
we uave nugu iu uujuy m iuo nmwu
and retirement of our own thougstiv -Longfellow.
NO MORE EXCUSE
FOR HELLO GIRLS
To Say "Line is Busy" Two New Lines
Have Been Added Between Here
Hello Girlfi will have' no ex
cuse now to say liiie is - busy.
Two new Hire's between Earliug
ton and Madisonville have been
instituted and the service is to be
greatly itnproved. The wires
between these places have been
terribly congested and it was im
Dosiblefor a single line to do
the necessary work. M B. 0.
.Mitchell, the well known and
popular telephone district mana
ger told the Boe some weeks ago
that he was working to get more
lines between Earlinirton aud
Madisonville aud that he was
sure it would go through. We
feel justified iu saying thateveiy
oue who has occasiou to use the
phone betweeu these two point"
will feel grateful'to Mr. Mitchell
aii'l th1 Cumberland TeleD'ione
BOWLING GREEN MESSENGER
Speaks Well of ar Earlington Young Lady
Miss Margaret, Mitchell, who has
been taking a course in shorthand
nnd typewriting at the Bowling'
Green Business University, has com
pleted her course and will return on
Saturday evening to her noma In
Earlington. Miss Mitchell is one of
the Liigtuest and most attractive
voiuig women who ever attended
this institution, aud has made many
friendb. who will regret to learn of
her departure- She has beeiibuaru
inn at the home of Dr. T. O. Helm,
on East Mum Street.
Miss Mary Blair Reported Some Better
Miss Miry Blair who has been
in the St. Bernard Hosdita,l for
home nine is reported better.
Her many friends hope to see
her speedy recovery.
' Eagle Not Always Brave.
Eagles are generally believed to bo
very courageous. 'That they are not
always a3 brave as is supposed is
proved by the following anecdote: A
naturalist tells of a combat between
ten mlssel-thrushos &nd a white-tailed
eagle, In which the latter was thor
oughly vanquished, and was discov
ered squatting down in a shed, whero
he had been driven, in hope of refuge
from the angry birds.
Takes Laurels From Brooklyn.
"Don't call Brooklyn the, City ol
churches," sayB a Qlobe Trotter, who
s equally familiar with the Hudson,
.ho Rhine, the Ganges and the Nile.
Thare is a city in India which is
looked upon as "holy" by Buddhists
and Brahminn which might dispute tho
title. Benares has about 2,000 temples
and in these and fixed in tho narrow
streets where the public is free to
worship are about CO0.O0O idols. Ac
cording to Hindoo belief, it is the gate
to paradise, to which nil who dwell
within Kb wp'Ib enter immediately.
Founder of S. P. C. A.
The American Society for tho Pre
vention of Cruelty to Animals was
founded In 1865 (Incorporated 1866)
by Henry Bergh, a New York author
and philanthropist. He also secured
tho passage of much legislation pro
tecting animals. He died iu 1888.
Defender of Apaches Debarred.
Ono Paris lawyer has had his name
struck off the rolls because It was dis
covered that he acted ub tho regular
legal adviser of tho apache fraternity,
from which he drew f 6,600 annually in
fees. Ono day he was engaged to de
fend an apache In a suburban court.
His client was not satisfied with the
lawyer's procedure in the case, aud
after a heated argument outside the
court the client threw the lawyer into
the River Marne. Caso and Comment.
Original Amen Corner.
The orhjta of the name "Amen eel
tier" Is interesting and throws ft
pleasant light on English Catholicity
of. the days before the apbstasy of
Henry VIH. Each year on the feast
of Corpus Chrlsti tho faithful went i
procession to St. Paul's cathedral.
Mustering In Cbeapslde, tho p-oe
sion moved toward the cathedral,
clergy chanting the "Our Father"i
they passed along the Btreet
called Paternoster row, reachin
"Amen" as tier turned the c
know for years aa Amen corner.
Elects Full List of Officers and is R!d$
ForA big Years Work " 'J
The Baraca Glass of the M. Ev
(Jhurch, South, Sunday School
filled out the l'st of its officers.
Sunday by electiug a teacher and
assistaut teacher. The r.omplotfe-
list follows '
Porter Willis, Pros.
Clyde Oobb, 1st Vice Pres.
Ralph Dudley, 2ud Vice Pres.
James Draper, 8rd Vice Pres. '
David Dudley, Sec. und'TreasV -Walter
N- Mirtiu, Teacher.
Rev. W. A. Grant, Asst. Teache- -Dorris
Sam Grace, Reporter.
Nine members were present;
at the7 class on Sunday. Renev-
ed interest ib being shown iu thQr
class which is greatly strengthen--ed
by the preseuce of the pastor,,,,
and all members are urged to get,
buiK in line and help to moKe tha
Baraca Ohiss'the leading one off
the school., "Get the habit" off.
comiug to the class on Sunday
morning unless a member of son jy
other school. In that case attend
to your class. Don't stay away
from Sunday School hot go some
place, uot the place but the actt
of atteuuuuct: is what couuts.
A Fine Window Display
One ot the most utifqun window!"
displays that has ever been Been iad
this city was that of the St. Bernards .
Dyug Store this Wrek.1 The windop
was filled with rubber bnllonB oJ?
various colors kept iu motion by
concealed electric fans. A largo,
crowd stood in front of the windowr
soveral hours last nleht facinated.
by the uiniaual scene. Manager,
Trahern is certainly is certainly a,
geniU9 iu iu the advertising line.
Beginnings of Lifeboat. -.
Llko many other inventions ,the life
boat was a long time In finding favors
The first lifeboat was designed by &
London coach builder, Lionel Lmkln', liu
1785, undqr tho encouragement of thfc.
prince of Wales, but deBpite royal pa
tronnge, his Invention received little
attention, though ono of his boats,,
saved Beveral lives at Bamborough.
Tho loss of the Adventure in 1780 first;
destrtoyed public apathy In this sub,
ject and, with tho offering of prize,
for lifeboat designs a first stop toward.
Ufo saving at sea was taken.
Damago by Lightning In Cities.
Investigations made over Europo
eeom to justify the belief that the dam,
age by lightning, in the cities partlcu.
larly, has decreased to a very marked
degree in recent years, and it is ex
plained by the presence of olcctrla
wires, which act as a protection in di
verting tho electric bolts. As th.
wires are put underground, it is ex
pected that there will be noticed a.
great increase in the amount of dam
age by lightning and a return will b
generally mado to the use of lightning
The Modern Aesop.
A dog, who was accustomed to over
eat, held a piece of meat in his moutk
nB he crossed n placid N stream by
means ot a plnnk. Looking ii, h.
saw what he took to bo another dog.
carrying another piece of mct. Snap
ping greedily to get IIiIh as well, ha
let go tho meat that he had and loat
It in the stream. As a result his indi
gestion felt much better all the rest
of the day. Life.
prove iid Know.
I pray you u-ih nil earnestness to
prove, and K'now within your hearts,,
that all things aro possible for those,
who bellovo in the possibilities "and:
who determine that, for their part,,
they will make every day's work con--trlbuto
to them. John Ruskln,
A laughable and ingenious frauL
was played on two Glasgow (Scot
land) women tho other day. By rep
resenting to two housewives their hus
bands had fallen in the Clyde, and
that he bad been B6nt for a change
of clothing, a man named Young re
ceived from the women the clolhea
asked, and appropriated thm to hi
Hawaii Free From Pests.
No snakes or poisonous reptile 'ef
any kind havo ever been found on the
islands of Hawaii, and It is ogaiast
the law to Introduce them. Not voh
mosquitoes were' found there till
brought by a ship from Mexlcc, about
a hundred years ago.
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