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7 ' HAR HERALD. I'. V :! .1jL' SuhwrippUh $1 Per Year, in Advance. "I Cm, lit mH of foHj tfrl, tiJTSwA f ill Hriww Lnmbering at j Back." .4 Kinds Job Printing Neatly Executed, , ! ,rt ' " " v 3nHF 1 FORD Tmm'Xtf.'!'- .BSBLB Sfc h s 0 ft I ' 1 4 X f M h J W V m M r-. IVU 4 vr ' (- 39th; t BAHi I I L Admits Sh Promised As- sssin$600. HER TORTURED CONSCIENCE Would Not Let Her Keep Si Millie Slayer Ad ; alts His Part. FRIGHTallJJjLY BRUTAL MURDER f Macon. Ga.. Deo. 47. Mrs. James King, widow of, tho promi nent Round Oak, Ga., planter, who , ft' was killed near herd Decwnber 12, to-night confessed ' that ,she plotted jL,wUh Nicholas Wilburn, i a farm ""hand, to kill her husband, so" that she might marry Wilburn and se cure $2,000 life insurance carried by her husband. Mrs. King was arrested at her home near Round Oak. Wilburn admitted that he killed Mrs. King's husband because she offered him $600 to commit the crime, and promised to ma'rry him after t had been perpetrated. For more than' two houn lifter lier arrest the woman refui a to discuss the tragedy. Detect!'1 s re lated to her details of Wllburn's confession and llnally she collapsed crying: "Do you think God will forgive SLAf M3AND '- f Vi me? Tnen w,tn d as my help I r "Ay iWlll telFypu all, for I cannot meet ' my Godwltfa,a He on my lips. Ask the peofelekto have mercy on me, I not for iftyaelf but for my child 1 .. h LtfikS Ten. $. 'Last etc." added MrsKing, "V, j "Nick Wilburn and .myseHiwere, slt " tlng alone Inrayffllning room? Nick ttild me that he'' didn'tVhuve a "friend In the world and patting him on the back, I told him I wouH be Ills friend. From that time on our relations were most Intimate. We met at frequent intervals and had signals so that I could let Nick know when my husband, was away from home. "Had It not been for .the $2,000 Insurance we would npver have planned to kill my husband. My first attempt was to killhlm with strychnine. Nick bought the strych nine and we put 'it in my husband's whlskeyj, WAon he became deathljj sick, he took an antidote and recov ered." I J Mr. King ( disappeared Decerhber 12. His body"1 .was found M&h a bullet woujj In tho hearten a woods lot where" he had goneVhut Jng. His blrddog was keeping watch over the body. Indlcadois we're at the time that King waV re sponsible for his own death. Inves tigation led to tho arrest yesterday of Wilburn and James. Barber, a negro. Continuing, Mrs King said: "It was then that weplanned to shoot him. Nick told me that wa could catch him out hunting and kill him with his own gun. The day of tho killing Mr. king was sick. The-dWtor told hlmUhat.he should not,, eat pork, so he took .his gun and west "Into the wAods to kill some blrdt.9. "He left ftomejibout 3:3oWhe ttftamnnn Anil 'uiltjnn tin t.Atiu7?L gone about an hour, Nick came??' I told blm my husband had one hunting, and 'he said: 'Now lfrtewr time,' and I said, 'Yes.' iV "When my husband dldn'fYe turn I knew he was dead and sent Johnny Gordon and Frank W burn', my son-in-law, to hunt W him. After they had gone NIc told mo that it was all over. W rtirtn'f discuss thn JHiiim, ,,nit ru.lthe House, before the Christmas re- eeraber 17 when Detective Moore called to talk with me. After nair ina nopo wns asPeea to Moore left, Nick told me he know 'Vx whe Representative Bon John they suspected him, but I told hjm Bfl chairman of tho Investigating to brace uitfaSi lve nothing .'. PJmmlttee, feet Iho whorls In rao- ev'en if he Ww&ala auntnw wifc: if he ri scajfold wl'a around vl &, I dldn'tlfcV he wourtftlwn'e away. Wtan .rope lleve he woul Nlok was arrtifiiuada v mlpd 1 would o-to "the gallows he - fere I would te)l a word. "Later I cai?e Jo thn ooeluslan that I could not meet y God, wUk a Hea my Hp. ft was a goo4, Chrtaita wem'an Iwfpra I met Nkk WtlbvrR and k4 avr ao a wr$ Ik ii' im. 1 Haw "? W tl tk kmh Hut yi, mtm u m ,' 1- have six children. Tho oldest to 18 and theyoungost 4." , In his confession Wilburn Is quoted as saying: "Mrs. King had, offered me $600 to kill her husband. Sho said she wanted to get rid of him and prom ised to marry mo. He had $2,000 life Insurance. "December 12 I was passing the King home. She called to me and told me that Mr. King had gone hunting and for mo to go through tho woods, find him and shoot him. I followed him and when he stop ped to rest, I sneaked up behind him, grabbed his gun and then shot him Just over the heart. Ho beggocW me not to shoot him any more. Just then ho fell over. "I put his gun in his hand and arranged the body so It would look like he had shot himself and then went back to the house and told Mrs. King what I had done. She said I was a good boy and she thought a lot of me." Barber, the negro prisoner, stat ed that a few minutes before the killing, Wilburn had told him that he was going to shoot King. Ho said that he had frequently heard Mrs. King tell her husband that she would like to get rid of him be cause sho was tired of "seeing him sit around." Mrs. King is the mother of six children. Her oldest daughter mar ried a brother of Wilburn. Mrs. King had taken a prominent part in church work In Jones county. The King plantation Is said to be one of tho largest In Middle Georgia. SECOND WOMAN HE HAS SPOKEN TO IN 35 YEARS Boston, Dec. 28. Jesse Pome roy, Charleston Prison's famous lifer, the man condemned to live forever .apart from his fellow beings Jn solitary confinement, to day spoKa'to Mr. Eugene N. Foss, wife of Governor Foss, and the first woman he has seen, except his mother, for 35 years. It wis only fop a few moments that they talked behind, the steel grating that 'separates ?omeroy from the great throbbing world outside. Pomeroy spoke but briefly with Mrs. Foss. He talked with the Governor for a long period. He asked if his let ter requesting a mental examina tion ha"d been received and If any executive action could be taken in the matter. He was told that all the Governor could do with justice would be done. IJOIt FRANKLIN RESIGNS AS' STATE'S ATTORNEY Frankfort, Ky., Dec. 27. Robert Franklin, who has served, as Com monwealth's Attorney for the Four teenth Judicial District for the past several years, has resigned, and in the future will devote his entfro time to the practice of law. Victor Bradley, of Georgetown, was ap pointed by Governor McCreary to fill out the unexpired term of Mr. Franklin. Bob Franklin, as ho Is generally known, gained considerable reputa tion In the prosecution of Caleb Powers, Jim Howard and Henry Youtsey, Indicted for the murder of Governor William Goobel. Convic tions were had In ail three cases, but tho Republican Governor, W1IK Son, pardoned Powers and Howavd, and refused a pardon to Youtsey, who Is still in tho penitentiary at Frankfort. All others Indicted for tint murder of Goebel, Including W. S. Taylor and Charles Flnley, wero alsd pardoned by Wlllson. IIO.V, I!KXJ'HN80N ..1 ...... THE INSURANCE PROBE wasnington, Dec. zs. if any persons In Washington entertained a lingering .hope that the investiga tion of insurance matters in the District Qf Columbia, ordered by fess wou1 bo on,y a Perfunctory L Mr. Jphnfon soon made It tUK, Mr- Jfnron oon made It I'lMthat, hHhad nobody to protect "i"1 K0 xo Grind, and that be " ftet at l0 acts. no matter wl," liei lt ?,t8' V' KarmsV For Sale. Improved and unimproved farms for wle. For fyrtbor particulars call oiior address. ELI WE8LKY, Hartforil,. Route 3. 49tt ' AdmlrV Dewey celebrated hla iau uiriu(iy aHHivwwiry iawrs- day, HARTFORD, KY.rwSDNjfeSD12fir, JANUARY 1, 1913. ' r .'VK' , 2 m OF to OF. E. Held Interestrig Session Here f riday. ADOPT STRONG R SOLUTIONS In Behalf of the Organization and Urge Fan ers To Hold Toba'co. ANNUAIi EM3CTIOJ I OFFICERS Tho Ohio County ViAfa of the A. S. of E. met at the coujt house In Hartford, December 27A912. The house was called to ond- by Pres ident L. B. Tlchenor aill0:30, af ter prayer by the Chapkln, T. H Balmaln. The chair appointed he follow ing Committee on CredeiUals: By ron Bean and Joe A. Hotter. Com mittee on Resolutions: T F. Tan ner. J. W. Allen, Will Bcry, John Dodson and W. S. Wheeler, The Committee on Cidentlals reported 19 locals, repressed by 44 delegates. The body Aen ad journed to meet at 1 o'clock Called to order at 1 o'cloic. The Committee on Resdutlons made the following reportlwhich was received and adopted let. Resolved, That we rkfflrm our allegiance to the Amerlcik So ciety of Equity, and congraulate the members for the tins year, ana recommend tna we use our best efforts for the yer of 1913. - , 2d. Resolved, That we do aUwo can, consistently, towards agricul ture being taught In Ohio couny's rural schools, and recommend tfet the County Board of Education h- stall a plan as early as possible ftn. same. V 3d. Resolved, That viewing tha fact that a man, to be successful In any vocation of life, must make his word good or, he Is a failure, and tho application would apply to our organisation in regard to our pool of tobacco, we recommend that the pool must stay closed. 4 th. Resolved) That this County Union elect a committee of two to confer with ,the Fiscal Court In consideration of a proposition made by a Chicago firm, in regard to em ploying an expert agriculturist to come to our county to instruct us jin farming. 5th. Resolved, That as lt Is re ported by the Owensboro papers that at a mooting of the Green River Association hold Tuesday, December 24th, that some membors of tho A. S. of E. and Homo Ware house were responsible for such confusion that it was impossible to get a fair vote, therefore we de plore this, If lt Is true, and If not, wo heartily condemn the circula tion of this report. 6th. Resolved, That wo heartily commend the action of the non poolers who have hold their tobac co off tho market until the pooled crop Is sold, and wo respectfully ask them to stand with us. 7th. Resolved, That wo urge that we, In the future, not only pass resolutions but that wo carry them out Intelligently. 8th. Resolved, That all crop re porters report as near correctly as possible, as they can not report more than we have. After passing on the foregoing resolutions, the body thon wont into the election of officers for the year 1913. On motion President L. B. Tlch onor was unanimously re-elected, with T. F, Tanner as Vice Presi dent. Also on motion Sccrotary Henry M. Plrtlo was ro-oleotod, with B. F, Bean as assistant. On motion 8. E. Bonnett was re-elected as Treasurer and T. If. Balmaln was unanimously re-elected as Chaplain. Ou motion tho Board of Dlrec- tore, ronilstlng of the following, worn re-elected: T. II. iialmuin, E. C, Balrd, J. S. Cecil, Sholby Rock, B. A. Bratcher. On motion Alvln Ross was elect ed us Sentinel with L. F. Bennett as "noorkeqpT. The, meeting then adjourned to t Janrary 31st. , L. B, TICHXNO, PrM HlttflY M, -FIRTLB, 8ecy; COUNTY ii 1 j . Ml. mm order 1 TOLE ofgrop I Pooled With Green River Association. 20,000,000 POUNDS OF WEED Embraced in Sale The Vote 5 Stood 1,431 for and 292 In Opposition. REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE The Owensboro Messenger of Sunday says: Moro than 20,000,000 pounds of tdbacco, the Green RlverTobacco Growers' Association pool, 'will be. finally sold on Tuesday, at which time the Board of Control will hold a meeting, to carry out the wishes ot a great' majority of the poolers and effect a sale of the tobacco at p?lces ranging, from $9 down to $5 for the leaf and lugs and $3 for all of the trash. The determination to sell the to bacco was reached only after four days of voting by the poolers them selves and In the balloting there were 1,7 OG poolers to express their desire, a fair representation being had from each county and of that number 1,413 voted for the sale, while 292 opposed it. Of the total vote cast, about 83 per cent, favor ed the sale. Nearly 1,000 votes were cast on Saturday, many of them coming in to headquarters through the malls, hllo hundreds of others came to tie city In person to record their vites. There wero 250 votes re- Ivpd from the farmers of Spencer county and but four of that entire number held out for higher prices. v liomo of the poolers who were In 111 i city Saturday and who earlier ui the week had recorded their vote m ilnst the acceptance of the of fc , viewed the samples on "which tl i $9 to $5 offer had been made ail finding that they were not the sine samples on which the asso ci tlon had at first set a price of $ ) to $G, they asked that their vc es be changed, as they consider ed tho price a fair one on the new sa lples and desired, tho sale 'to bo m:Je. The election officers would no permit tho change of the vote. 'ho Board of Control will hold 1U meotlng on noxt Tuesday, at wl ch time graders will be named to handle the tobacco at the dlffer cn receiving points and the matter of allotting the tobacco to tho dlf fei 'iit buyers and determining the de very points will also be finally de srmlned. he buyers and tho officials of tlu Green River organization stated Sat irday night that they expected to lave every detail arranged by thi-llast of tho week and that they wotlld then notify all of the poolers of he final arrangements and ex pec d that tho deliveries would be gin as soon after tho first Monday In 1 10 new year as the weather will per tit the growers to handle the wee ;. F llowlng- tho close of tho polls nt A o'clock Saturday afternoon and afto tho votes hud boon officially rout :ed by Messrs. Earl Wright, who represented the opposition to the tile and who himself opposed it, and Felix Heady, who favored tho sale nd who represented those who favoi d 'it, and Walter Atherton, Fccre try of tho association, Issued tltR l dlowlng flgned statomout: W , your committee, appointed by tllj convention of tho Green RlvorlTobacco Growers' Association wMcli Owon mot nt fie court house in boro, Decomber 24th. to as- slst tl ) secretary in taking tho vote ns to whother the board should innko the sale ot tho association's tobacc 1 on prices from $$ to $5 for leaf at d lues and $3 for trash, wish to retv rt that tho voto has been ta- ukn, ,Jnt as ordered, and has been abroln ulv fair to all concerned, anddtlrlng the rutlro election no man his- been influenced In tho, of fice, bylsnv of thn oftlcers of the ns fnMatloh or tho commlttre, and we i believe I this to bo nbsolutoly the unprejudiced will pf the members of ,our association, and the result of it,e elepkm ' toUows: 1,413 faverlnJ the sale aad 292 against, 1 making a total of 1,705 votes cast. Signed, J. FELIX HEADY, EARL WRIGHT, WALTER ATHERTON. THE ADVANTAGES OK THE LOCAL NEWSPAPER The local newspaper should bo found In overhome. No child will grow up Ignorant who can be taught to appreciate the homo pa per. It Is tho stepplng-stono to In telligence In all those matters not to be learned In books. Give your children a foreign paper which con tains not one word about any per son, place or thing which they ever saw or perhaps ever heard of, and how can you expect them to becomo Interested? But let them have the home paper and read of persons whom they meet, and places they are familiar with, and soon an In terest Is awaKened which increases with every arrival of the local pa per. Thus a habit of read ing Is formed, and those children will read the papers all their lives and become intelligent men and womn, a credit to their ancestors, strong ln their knowledge of the world as ltt- to-day. IMPORTANT MKFmxG FAHMEI&SivsTITUTE ' TttWJUit' urogram ior farmers' iWJtfp to be held at Hartford, Ky., ati o'clock a, m 1st Saturday In Jan. uary, 1913: ; Devotional exercises Rev. T. V. Joiner. Introductory remarks Prof. Hen ry Leach. Fruit Growing for Pleasure 'and Profit F. W. Plrtle and John B. Wilson. ' Farm Sanitation Dr. B. F. Tich enor. i. Commercial Fertilizer E. G.Aus tin. -'"' Should Agriculture be Taught In Our Public Schools Prof. W. R. Carson. How to Qrow Clover E. C. Balrd. CArn nrnWlnir- 1 -Pmo- -- WW. M W Mil . Ilti W. J. Ul IF 1,1, Poultry Mrs. ,A. S. Chjnn. Restoring Fertility o Worn Out Soil Edgar Boehm. Each farmer is requested to bring an ear of his corn to be used for comparison in selecting a type of corn best suited to our require ments. ALBERT COX, H. T. PORTER, EDGAR BOEHM, Committee. lt2 E. B. BAIRD, Ch'm'n. L. B. TICHENOR, Sec'y. fFATTENED FOR CANNIBALS, AND LEAVKS 'EM HUNGRY San Francisco, Dec. 28. Guy De Vllleplon, a former teacher 1 at a lo cal academy, who arrived here to day from the west coast of South America, told a-talf of 'having been fattened for a feast by cannibals while attempting to cross from Cludad to Buenos Ayrcs. He es caped after many adventures and found his way "to Callao. "They were a strange people," ho said, "and appeared to bo half man and half ape. I havo no doubt that they meant to eat me. I was mystified by all their kind ness until I saw that it was all di rected to tho end of getting mo fat. Then I thought I had better leave, and I did." DeVllIeplon was a newspapor cor respondent during tho Russian-Japanese War. Won the 'Banner. Hartford Local U,nlon A. S. of E. No. C04 -won tho banner at the Magisterial District meeting held at Beda on Saturday, December 21. Tho contest was based on the fol lowing points, based on last year's membership: (1) Amount of new mombers this year, (2) Averago attendance and (3) Amount of products pooled. O. P, JONES, President. B. F, BEAN, Secretary. Lawyer C. S. Walker Dead. 1 Charles S. Walker, one of the best known lawyers In Owonsboro, was found dead shortly beforo 10 o'clock Wednesday morning In his office in the Owensboro Banking Company building, by Charles Mar tin. The body was still warm at the time It was found, and-ljie ver dict of the coroner's Jpquest was that death was tho result of heart failure. For Sale Town property. Yaeaat lets, cottages and two-story dwelllsg. A. O. T1ISBR CO.. adv. Hartferd, Ky. NO. 1 DEAD BABY IS Of Father While Mother Was Unawares. ACHB1S1HS EVE TRAGEDY Father's Brave Heart Kept Secret From Mother Till Last Moment. PARENTS' .MOURNFUL JOURNEY Providence, Ky., Dec. 26. Midst the usual Christmas tumult a man and a woman sat on a bench In the railroad station at Mndlsonvllle Christmas eve waiting for a train to Morganfield. The woman looked 111 and tired. The man held a baby and quieted It .from time to time, for it coughed. He kept tne in fant's face turned from the mother. and watched It narrowly, yet care ful not to let the wife observe his concern. Gradually the little mite's cough ;rew weaker, and lt seemed to si Still watching It, the man talked leerfully to his wife, tell- ing her the doctor's medicine would make baby well. As he watch eb he hollow eyes close,, the labored aths grew shorter, then stopped, a the llt- tie face turned like wax on ira. The man's countenance relaxed S seemed to sicken for an instant at the thought of the morrow of Christmas, the children's day. As they rose to board the train the man covered the baby's face with his handkerchief. "The wind Is too strong," he said. " "How does he seem to be?" ask-ed-tho mother. "He is better," answered the man. A tedious journey to their desti nation. The mother worn out with her own illness and caring for the ailing baby, slept fitfully on the train, but whenever she awoke her husband had a cheering word for her. While she slept, he sat rigid, holding the little shrouded form gently; when Bhe opened her eyes he would smile as he hummed soft ly over the little face. "How Is the baby?" she would ask. "He Is asleep," he would an swer. ' "Letme hold him awhile now," the mother would say, but he would answer, "No, you've been sick and he's pretty heavy, you know." Heavy indeed! Even this Journey had an end. The train stopped at a road cross ing Just beyond Nebo, ,near Rosa Creek Junction, and the little par ty alighted. They leaned Into tho gust of wind toward their homo down the road. There his name Is Wallaco McDowell ho urged hl3 wife to go in and lie down, telling her thnt he would get the baby's grandmother to care for it. FrQm miles to tho west, In Provi dence, tho wind brought the cold echo of the Christmas bells over frozen ground. The. grandmother could do noth tng. The baby had died In the sta tion at Madlsouvllle hours before. Tho father know It welj, but ho kopt this Is st sorrow to himself so that his wlfo might be at home when tho blow fell. Spout from illness and exhaus tion, tho mother liy In her small bed room fast asleep. In the next room was tho tiny corpse. They hnd hoped to save little Walter- ho was only fi mouths old when whooping cough developed in addition to other troubles. Hook Worm lit Kentucky. Lexington. Ky., Dec. 28. Oue thousand two hundred and forty threo out of 0110 - thousand seven hundred and elghty-tHe persons In Breathitt county examined by phy slcinus nro suffering fiom hook; worm, according to n report ot the Rockefeller ComntlfMon. It Is es timated If that rati prevails In oth er mountain counties, Kontucky hns twenty thousand cases ot the malady. , Two thousand shop employes of' the Mexican National Hall ways lafj augurated a mike for higher waaa and an eight-hour day.v , CARRIED IN MS ) ft f ," I t l r fc r k i -, t V f "Vr , 1 T A ' . M-vkei'- tgtj 1. 4,. 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