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f Subscription $1 Per Year, in Advance.
Comfr, lit Herald of a Saiij ffrM, (tiftiri of All lftio Lnmbtriag t Hj Bach"
4W Kinds Job Printing Neatly Executed
38th year:
NO. 50
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Cost $M59,446, According
to Committee.
Into Chest Penfield $10.-
000; Bryan and O'Gor-
man $1,000 Each.
Washington, Dec. 7. It cost the
Democratic National Committee $1,
159,446 to carry -the election for
"Wilson and Marshall, according to
its linal statement of contributions
and expenses filed with the House
Charles H. Crane, of Chicago,
was the heaviest contributor, with
$40,000, closely pressed by Cleve
land H. Dodge, of New York, $35,
000, and Herman Rldder, of New
York, as Treasurer of funds col
lected for committee, $30,073.
The total of $1,110,952 contri
butions received by. the commltteo
came from 89,854 separate con
tributions, of which all but 1,625
were in amounts less than $100.
William J. Bryan gave $1,000, as
did David It. Francis, former Sec
retary of the Interior; Mayor John
F. Fitzgerald, of Boston; Senators
Newlands, of Nevada, and O'Gor
man, of New York. Senator Wat
son, of West Virginia, contributed
$7,500, and Governor Foss, of
Massachusetts, former Senator Wil
liam A. Clark, Montana, and Roger
Sullivan, of Chicago, gave $5,000
George F. Daer, President of the
Philadelphia and Reading:. Railroad,
gRte41,00,p;BFyY(Qkuni of New
York', $2,5o6, and former Mayor J.
3X. Phelan, of San Francisco, $2,
000. John Barton . Payne, of Chicago,
put $6,000 into the committee's
chest; Judge J. W. Gerard, New
York, $13,000; Jacob St. Schlff and
BjyM. Baruch, of New York, ,$12,
&00each. The $10,000 contributors were
Charles S. Guggonhelmer, , Samuel
Unterrayer,. James Speyer, Jacob
Tluppert, Henry Goldman," Helfy
Morg'enthaii, ill' of New York; Fi C.
Penfield, Cincinnati; Thomas D."
Jones, David B. Jones, B, M. Wln
8 ton, all of Chicago, and Hugh 0.
"Wallace, Tacoma, Wash. l '' '
W. R. Craig, New York, gave $9
000; W. R. Rust, Tacoma, Wash.,'
$7,000; O, F. S. Peabody, Chicago,
76,450, and J. C. C. Mayo, of Ken-
., tucky, and W. C. Beer, of Yonkers,
" N. Y $6,000 each.
'The $5,000 contributors wero
Rolla Wells, St. Louis; F. B. Lynch,
"St. Paul; W. A. Gaston and H. P.
,Nawn, of Boston; J. W. Camden,
Versailles, Ky.; Charlea Smith of
Menasha, Wis., and C. A. Sprcckels,
S.'Harrls, E. A. S. White, John De-
Saules, Nathan Straus and John N.
"Ryan, all of Now York.
Representative Thomas J. Scully,
of New Jersey; Ralph Pulitzer, New
' York; Joseph E. Willard, of Rich
mond, Va., former Lieutenant Gov-'
cxnor and Corporation Commission
er of Virginia: Charles W. McAU
pine, of New York, and J. J. Star
f row', Boston) gav0 $2',00tf each; R.
H. Van Sant, Kentucky, $1,500;
"Walter A. Mllstead, Manila, $1,400.
Among the' ft, 000 contributors
were John B. Stanchfleld, Lewis
Nixon, Sergeant CranVD. I. Elkus,
Perry Belmont, B. C. Benedict,
John F. WaHace, Herbert Lehman,
Delancpy Nicolt, Herman Metis, F.
H, Allen, all of Now York; St.
George. Tucker, Lexington Va.r
Honore Palmer, Potter Palnier.'Jr.,
and .'former First Assistant Post
master General .F. H Jonos; .of Cblr
cago. , ,
The Louisville Times of Friday
-In holding Chester Foster to the
gijandd.ry to-day on r charge of
manslaughter, Judge Boldrlck ex
pretsed" tTic? opinion that n Jury
might decide that "crooked" dice, in
a crap game may be considered as
an element --of provocation that
leads' id atUckfenVarfprobably
Justifiable. tV VV '
JFaiter,' a young man' from 'sear
Horse Brand, Ohio county, bit
Michael Noonan on tho' head with
an Iron poker - following a crap
game 'In an engine house near Sev
enth Btreet and the river, Novem
ber 20. Noonan died ten days la
ter in, St. Joseph's Hospital and
'Foster was charged with murder.
.Foster camq to Louisville tho
Sunday before the killing to work'
with a fridge gang. He boarded
with Frank Crano, tho young man
who was arrdsted as being an ac
cessory to the murder. Cran0 was
dismissed to-day. Tho charge
against Foster was amended to
manslaughter and tho bond was
made $500.
Mr. Ernest Woodward, an attor
ney of Hartford, Ky assisted In
the defense of Foster.
Thomas Crahan and Israel Jones
broke jail last Saturday night and
made good their escape Crahan,
however, cam0 back of his own vo
lition Monday morning and told the
Jailer, Mr. Midklff, the only reason
he left was that he wanted to visit
his home at Homo Brancn and hav
ing done so, he was ready to be
locked up again.
Jones, who Js charged with de
taining a woman against her will,
bad not been located at the hour of
going to press. He is said to be 18
years old, light hair, drooped shoul
ders, about 5 feet 4 Inches high,
rather heavy build and weighs
160 pounds.
There is some plumbing and re
pair work being done in the jail
and the prisoners were turned out
Into the corridor Saturday and
while there the Iron bars over the
cell doors wer0 twsted back and
fortljtuntll nearly In.. two and left in
this condition and clurlng the night
all that had to be done was to pry
the oars looso. One In the corri
dor the remainder was easy, ns the
plumber had made openings in the
floor for the plpes and all they had
to do was to crawl through the hole
and swing down to the first floor.
A man giving his name as M. J.
Pierson, 26 yea. a ui a?e, from I c
tersburg, Ind., cam. to Hartford
and was arrested Friday by Sheriff
T. H. Black and Town Marshal J.
P. Stevens and tker bfore Pol'ce
Judge, C. M. C'ow where two
charges wero slated against him,
one for carrying a concealed a dead
ly weapon and h other for bring
ing liquor into "dry" territory.
He pleaded gul'ty to the charge
of carrying concealed a deadly weap
on and was lined $100 and 25 daya
In the county jail. Failing to pay
or .replevy the fine, he was remand
ed to jail. The pistol was taken off
of Pierson at the time of the arrest
and when taken to the Police
Judge's office, he was questioned by
City Attorney, Jno. B. Wilson, who
elicited the fact t,lat a large grip
carried by Pierson was well filled
with whiskey, having 2 full quarts,
four full pints and a Pint of alco
hol In It. He likewise had half a
pint in his pocket. Pierson is said
to have evinced a faulty memory
when questioned by Mr. Wilson. He
first claimed to hall from the moun
tains of Kentucky, but after much
questioning, tie finally said his
homo was In Petersburg, Ind. Pier
son i8 of dark complexion, of heavy
build, about 5 feet 8 Inches tall and
weighs aboul 160 pounds.
Be it said to his credit however,
he refused to Join the jail delivery
that occurred last Saturday night.
Richmond, Ind., Dec. 9. Park
monkeys which aro accustomed to a
drink of whiskey every day during
the winter months, may now get
their drink without cost to the city,
If the suggestion of Park Superin
tendent Edward Hollarn, made to
day, lB approved. Superintendent
Hollarn has asked the police com
missioners to turn over to tho zoo
all whiskey obtained In "blind ti
ger" raids and from intoxicated
He say the monkeys have the
habit, and "demand" their drinks
and that their whiskey bill will
amount to several dollars before
(he warm weather. The police de
clare the law reads that all whis
key taken muFt be confiscated.
Your sewing of all kind. Terms . Kingston, tb famous old race
reasonable. Mrs. Emma Chandler, horre and stud, la dead at Casua
ls -Madison SU. Har.tford, Ky.J.tan -&Wok-.Farm. -near Leilngtos.
Music Store and Residence and
Another Home Had Very
Narrow Escapes.
Two Urea In Hartford Monday
created considerable excitement,
but little damage waa done.
The first blaze was In the Collins
property, on Mulberry street, near
the river, now occupied by Mr. Bert
Wlngatt and family. Mr. Wingati
ia ono of the drillers for the West
Kentucky Oil Co. A lot of soot
caught fire In the kitchen flue and
fell down Into the stove, melting
the stovepipe off and blazing out
Into tho room. The stove even to
the legai also became red hot. Mrs.
Wlngatt fought the blaze out with
a broom, all the time screaming for
help. Neighbors heard the cry and
telephoned up town. Our ever rea-'
dy lire fighters responded promptly, I
but when they arrived on the scene
they found their services were not
needed only to finish the good work
of Mrs. Wlngatt.
The other fire was of a more se
rious nature, although no mora
damage was done, because It threat-'
oned a large portion of the business J
section of town. It occurred in the
store of the Hartford Music Co., '
across the street from the court '
house, north side of tho public '
square. Mr. M. F. Faught, the
manager, occupies the upper floor
over the storo as a residence for '
himself and family.
The origin of the fire is not
known and Is rather a mystery.
Mrs. Faught was up stalra with her
children when she smelted smoke.
Descending Immediately to the
apartment below, which was sepa
rated from the main floor where
the pianos are kept by a curtain,
she discovered the room black with ;
smoke antl tlle curtain ablaze. She
screamed an alarm and wag so bad
ly frightened that she at once- faint
ed. People came running in and
carried her and the children out
and began fighting the tire. The
blaze wag soon put out with Are ex-'
tinguishers and did little- damage.
Mrs. Faught was revived in Dr. Ri
ley's office near by. The fire orig
inated in the rear of the room at
the end of an empty piano box
which wag used as a clothes bin.
The end of the box was considera
bly charred. Mr. Faught is at a
loss to account for the lire unless
some thoughtless visitor tossed a ,
lighted cigar stub where it may
have caught in the folds of the cur-!
It was i narrow cscape ns the
music Etore is situated almost in
the center of old two-story frame
buildings which if once caught
thoroughly afie, could not be put
out with any tire extinguishing ,
means we have In Hartford. If ,
that row of buildings should burn, ,
it would quite likely Include tho i
Christian church, Mrs. Maggie Grif
fin's residence, the opera house and '
Dr. Riloy's office and perhaps other
buildings near by
Hartford's fire fighters nre
famoiiB for th0 promptness and ef
ficiency of their work, but we
should have some water plugs, hose
and other apparatus to aid their ef
forts. Everybody should be care
ful about fire these days.
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Corn Club Roys.
On Thursday, December 5, thu
boys who have been in the Corn I
uiud oi mis conniy nau some excel
lent corn on exhibition at the court
house. Owing to the very wet sea
son, few of the boyg were able to
cultivate the crop successfully, hut
some of the boys made splendid ;
yields on their acre and are en
thusiastic over tho work.
The following boys won prizes:
Best ten cars, $5.00, won by El
bert Austin, Prehtiss. Second best
ton ears, $2.50, won by Herbert
Torter, Beaver Dam. Best single
ear, $2.50, won by Archie Brown,
Rockport. Socond best ear, $2.00,
won by Joseph E. Cox, Hartford.. J
The greatest yield has not been
determined, but will be announced
For Sale.
Twenty acres of fresh land, slt
voted within mile and a half of tho
rl field. Houso and good -barn.
I Wi)l.fi 11 cheap. . 48t4
I Le.Uer Arbnckle, Roslno, Ky.
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Ohio County Operators File
Charges With the Inter
state Commission.
Washington, Dec. 7. The Wll
llarns Coal Company and the Taylor
Coal Company, of Kentucky, both
of McHenry, Ohio county, Ky., filed
am expected complaint against the
Illinois, Central railroad with the
Interstate Commerce Commission
to-day, charging, In line with the
expose by the Courier-Journal and
Times, that an injustice has been
done tho McHenry mining section
by the railroad In falling to supply
cars to move the output of the
The Interstate Commerce Com
mission Is asked to Issue an order
commanding the Illinois Central to
furnish cars to the McHenry mines
on Its line sufficient in number to
handle the full capacity of the
Little Complaint in Oilier .Sections.
Barbourville. Ky. Dec. 7. While
there is somc complaint of a
shortage of cars In some of the min
ing districts of Southeastern Ken
tucky, the facilities for shipping arc
much better, it Is said, than have
prevailed during some previous
winter seasons. There has been a
great Increase in the tonnage from
Southeastern Kentucky lines, due
to the opening of new districts, but
few mines have been handicapped
by a lack of cars for shipping their
Tho new Harlan county field Is
now contributing a u'f? tonnage
from several plants installed during
the past two years, while many new
mines have been opened along the
main Louisville and Nashville ex
tension through this section.
Local operators statethat this is
one of the most prosperous seasons
for years ' past. There is a heavy
demand for both steam and domes
tic coal, at Increased prices over
last year's quotations. The Ken
tucky market has greatly expanded
in the North, and much of the ton
nage now goes in that direction.
Stole Present For Baby.
Chicago, III., Dec. 7. "Ves, It
was tho only way I had to get my
baby a Christmas present," sobbed
Ellen Nelson. She stood before
Judge Stully charged with being a
shoplifter. She had been caught
hiding a tiny pair of shoes under
her shawl.
You stole tile shoes, though,"
said the judge, solemnly. "I will
sentence you to one hour's impris
onment In the ante room of the po
lice station down stairs."
Dec. 9. Miss Myrtle Park, of
this place, and Mrs. P. Jones, of
Ceralvo, will leave to-day for Ev
ansvllle, where they will visit Mrs.
Jones' sister, Mrs. Thomas Mullin.
Mrs. Dr. J. S. Fltzhugh, of Is
land, and Mrs. Granville Ingram, of
Williams Mines, visited their par
ents, Mr. and Mrs. E. Q. Cooper,
Saturday and Sunday.
Miss Sadie Hocker has returned
from Rockport, Ind. She spent part
of last week with her brother, Mr.
J. A. Hocker, of East Hartford.
Mr. and Mrs. M. G. Snell and lit
tle daughter Artie Mae, of this
place, visited relatives at Center
town Sunday.
Mr. KIrby Park has gone to
Louisville where he has a position.
Miss Rosa Loney Is spending this
week with Miss Fannie Chapman,
of Centertown.
Mrs. Annie Berryman spent a
few1 days last week with her daugh
ter, Mrs. Percy Brown, of near
Mr. L. P. Hudnali Is quite "hi of
rheumatism at Ms home here.
A surprise birthday dinner as
glvrn Mr. W. I. Igloheart on lait
Sunday, December 8th, by Mrs. Iglo
heart and. friends and relatives to
celebrate his 48th birthday. Aboui
tcnio'a'ock guests began to gather
in and when the dlnnor hour nriiv
ed, qulto a number had assembled
and reoaired to the dining room
whom them vpb "plenty and to
saro." In t o afternoon Mr.
Claude Chapman furnished music,
en f'" gran'iopo-e which was en
joyed ,hy R.U. . Those present werpr
Mr. and Mra. D. S. RlioadB. Mr. and
Mrs. J. A. Hocker. Mr. and MrJt.
Dave Luck and children, Holcomb
and Christina, Mr. and Mrs. D. M.
Park and san Kendall, Mr. and Mrs.
L. J. Igleheart, Mr. and Mrs. T. G.
Hunter, Mr. and Mrs. Chester Stew
art, Mr. and Mrs. Worth Tlchenor,
Mr. and Mrs. W. W. Hocker, Mr.
and Mrs. Claude Chapman and little
son Forrest, Mr. and Mrs. W. I.
Igleheart, Mr. and Mrs. M. F.
Faught, Misses Sadie Hocker, Meek
Hocker, Pearl Brown, Geneva
Brown, Gola Cecil, Vera Hawkins,
Loretta Crowder, Irene Rhoads,
Audiey Rhoads, Rosa Loney, Fan
nie Chapman, Nancy Chapman.
Messrs. P. M. Brown, L. B. Loney,
Barney Hocker and Charlie Hunter.
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The West Kentucky Oil Co , the
pioneers in the oil' Industry in this
section, shipped their first tank car
of oil last Saturday. Others will
follow as fast as possible. Each
one of these cars holds about 250
barrels of oil. This Company lias
purchased a 20 li. p. gas engine, to
be used for pumping purpdees.
Work is progressing nicely on
Rough River Oil Company's well
No. 1, which Is now down about 200
feet. Thls company Is composed of
well known local capitalists of en
ergy and push, and they mean bus
iness in all thpy do.
Mr. JuIIub Fobs, who is connect
ed with the State Geological Sur
vey, has been m work recently, lo
cating a new site on the Cox furm.
for the Wood Oil Company, which
Is a concern incorporated under tho
laws of Kentucky, but which alho
does business In Pennsylvania. Thov
have had a lot of bad luck with
their well on the Cox arm in the
way of breakage of machinery, too
much water, etc., but are again
ready to start up after a rpcent
short delay. Their well has reach
ed a depth of abqut 1,350 feet.
The hotels, boarding houses, liv
erymen, ftc., of tlartford have been
doing a "land office" buslness lately
on account of the oil boom. Ex
perienced oil men say the rush of
business here l8 but a taste of what
will follow when the field begins to
get fully developed.
Messrs. W. H. Moore and J. A.
Duke have sold a tract of 50 acres
of land to Mr. F. S. Pratt, of
Charleston, W. Va eonsideration.
$2,500. This tract of land wa8 hfl-1
In trust for Mrs. Prudlc M. Moore,
of Hartford, It being her share i:i
the division of the lat I. N. Duke
homestead and is adjoining tho Joe
Snell tract on which the West Ken
tucky Oil Co.'s well No. 2 Is loept
ed. The Oil and Gas Journal of Tul
sa, Okia., in its last issue contain
ed tho following in regard to de
velopments here: "Another spot In
Kentucky that Is attracting inter
est Is the western section around
Hartford, in Ohio county, where
two producing wells have already
been found and three others nre
drilling. One of these wells drill
ing by the 100d Oil Co., one of tho
largest Kentucky producing com
panies, a mll0 east of the pioduc
ing Mulls, is rapidly nearlng the
pay sand and if it shows up any
thing worth while, will be the in
centive for active work in the now
district. Leases in the new field
ar0 bringing pretty fair pileea for
Kentucky. This Is due to the fact
that many of the Illinois ml East
ern operatorsjiave got into the field
and when they see a lease that
looks f.ivorable to them, arc not
backward in laving down the pi Ice."
"My God, I am dying!" exclaim
ed Joe Hulsev, a rfis,ldpnt of Ncv
man, as he sank to the four I"
Wheatley's pool room at Sianlev
shortly after 9:30 -o'clock Thursday
morning. Employes and pcrsov
In the building rushed to whe-c he
lay and found llfo rxtlrct.
Mr. Hulser walked into Wroal
ley's pool room shortly after f
o'clock rnd indulged In a gamp of
pool. H aenied in the best o'
spirits and had shortly before )!
death rejoiced over hl luck. Ph
slclani who wero hastily summoned
announced that d'fath was caused
hv bcart fonble. The d-ceased wn?
sixty yea'fi of nge. He li pur
known In Owenahoro. Ho I. fi
vlved bv two daughter and on o
The remains wero taken to tbc
home of h)s riaugr-trr, Ms. Anni
Fulkerson. at Nwman, ml thr fit
ncrrf wi ronilnetrd f-om thero
TYlifc- OTnl". with th0 lntor
Jnenj following In the Schcrer bury
ing ground.
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SubserllK for The Hartford nerald.
And Its Reduction, Does
President Taft
To Congress and Leaves Fur
ther Revision to the In
coming Party.
Washington, Dec. 6. President
Taft will make no further effort to
have Congress reduco the tariff. In
a "general" message to Congress
submitted to-day, the President
clearly Indicated bis intention of
leaving further tariff revision to
Mr. Wilson and the Congress Just
"Now that a new Congress has
been elected on a platform of tariff
for revenue only, rather than 0 Pro
tective tariff, and is to revise tho
tariff on that basis," said the Pres
ident, "It Is needless for me to oc
cupy the time of Congress with ar
guments or itcommendations in fa
vor of a protective tariff."
This message, the second submit
ted by tho President since the pres
ent session began, will be his last
of a general character. It dealt
with every department of the Gov
ernment except thu Statu Depart
ment, recommended much of tho
legislation which Mr. Taft previous
ly had urged upon the attention of
Congress, and took up and discuss
ed at length several subjects com
paratively new.
Mr. Taft came out strongly
against Independence for the Phil
ippines proposed, he said, in a bill
now befoie Congress. He depre
cated the new policy of one battle
ship a year Instead of two; and In
dorsed ngaln the scheme of curren
cy reform proposed by the Nation
al Monetary Commission.
President Taff9 principal recom
mendations in his message to Con
gres to-day are:
The plan of currency reform out
lined by the Monetary Commission.
Amendment of the law to les
sen the penalty when corporations
Inadvertently disobey the corpora
tion tax law.
Congressional approval of plan of
army reorganization prepared by
the War College last spring.
The passage of the militia pay
bill increasing compensation to mi
litia in the Held.
Citizenship, without Statehood,
for Porto Rico.
Regulation of water power
grants, so that navigable streams
might be Improved by water power
Elevation of Col. Goethnls, build
er of tho Panama Canal, to a Ma
jor generalship.
A return to the policy of two bat
tleships a year by the appropriation
for three battleships this year.
Authority to the United States
Supreme Court to make rules of
procedure in common law cases In
Federal Courts to expedite and les
sen the cobt of litigation.
Hc disapproved the following:
Autonomy and independence in
eight years for the Philippines.
Amendment of the Sherman anti
trust law.
The President made no recom
mendations for tariff revision, stat
ing that he would leave that subject
to the incoming Congress.
Columbu. O., Dec. 7. A girl
about 20 years old visited the pen
itentiary to-day and tearfully beg
ged Warden Jones to place her in
a cellwhere sho could stay for tho
remainder of her life. Tho girl
told a pitiful story about the treat
ment she received from the outside
world after she had been paroled
from n prison. Her former friends
bounded her. and when she secured
a position they would follow her,
which would ultimately cause her
to loss it.
Th0 statement of the nomocratle
National Congressional Committee
shows .M2.G45 received, with a bal
ance of S373 on hand. The West
ern branch received $28,254 and
pent $28,596.

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