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. THE' HARTFORD HERALD.
Subscription $150 Per Year, in Advance "' c, iu hnu t Mij inu, iu im f in htn inhtmt u But" All Kinds Job Printing Neatly Executed. 48th YEAR. HARTFORD, KYM WEDNESDAY, JUNE 28, 1922. NO. 20 STRIKERS KILL SCORE AT HERR1N. ILL Strip Mine of Southern Illinois Company Scene of Furious Battle For Hours. Herrln, 111., June 22. A check' up at uoon' today, showed twenty bis known dead and indication that tue total would be more than thirty in the hostilities between striking union miners and employes of the strip mines of the Southern 1111 nois Coal Company, near here. '. Herrln, 111., June 21. Darkness tonight compelled cessation ot hostilities' between striking union miners and employes of the South ern Illinois Coal, company strip mine near here, after hours of fight ing in which thousands of shots were exchanged. One union miner Is known to hare been killed. Reports were current that twelve to fifteen employes ot the strip mine were killed, but these could not be verified because of the confusion At the camp. Two union miners were wounded seriously and about six others were wounded slightly. Three mine .guards were reported wounded ser iously. Three ' thousand persons, many armed, were rushing to the camp and the confusion made it impossible to check up the casual ties reported suffered by the South ern ' Illinois company's employees. The body ot one union miner has been brought to a local hospital and two other men believed to be sym pathizers were brought to a hospital here, where It is said, one of them -It not expected to live. fourteen or' fifteen bodies of the non-union men- were laying In the pit of the surface mine where tbey had barricaded themselves and ex changed numerous shots with the attacking miners who, with sym pathizers and curiosity seekers, were said to. total nearly 1,600. Jordon Henderson, about 46 years old. a striking union miner, ihni in tha. hoaA nrt kiilorl HIs body was brought here by un- Identified persons. The wounded men are Joe Pltchovle, a Llthun ian, who is seriously injured;, and James Morris, believed to be union miners from Johnson City, near here. N Shooting Begins Shortly Wore, the shooting be gan here late today three of ten men, en route here to work In the Strip mine, are known to have been shot just outside of Carbondale. One of the ten escaped injury, and the other six swam a creek and were fired on, ' They have not been accounted for. Charles Boyd, the man who escaped declared they bad been fired on by at least seventy five men. The scene of the rioting reas embled a vertltoble battie field. The strip mine, being a surface colliery, allowing the . employes to entrench themselves behind the piles of coal dn the' ground waiting to be loaded on to cars. . ' . The striking miners said to num ber more than 1,000 surrounded the camp, shooting from all sides and open warfare was conducted tor several hours. The bullets spat ' with machine gun regularity. The trouble followed an Indig nation meeting held near Herrln todity following publication of a telegram from John Lewis, presi dent of the United Mine Workers of America, that the workmen at the strip mines, who are members ot the shovelmens union, were com mon strike breakers. Mr'. Lewis' telegram added that the shoVelmens' union had been outlawed by the American Foderatlon of' Labor. ' After firing had continued for more than one hour the strip mine employes raised a flag of truce, and when a "runner" from the union force was sent across the line he was shot In the ankle, , Hostilities were then renewed with greater vigor and later when the strip miners again raised white flag, the signal was Ignored. Darkness Anally brought the shoot ing to an end, as It apparently was, SZZfS.'TSJ: wound their own men.' " HIMMERMAN BARN HILL The many local friends of Miss Winnie Davis Slmmerman,. of this city, and Mr. Roy BarnhlU, of Madlsonvllle.. were pleasantly sur prised when It became known that the popular young couple had been .married on last Wednesday after noon, at 3 o'clock, at the Hartford Methodist parsonage, Rev. T. T, Fraxler, the pastor, officiating. Mrs. BarnhlU is the only child of Mr. and Mrs. R. E. Lee Slmmerman and granddaughter of Capt. James W. Ford, of this city. She is a graduate of Ward-Belmont College Nashville, Tenn., and, a most ' esti mable young lady, popular In a large circle of friends. Mr. BarnhlU is a son (k Mrs. Grace BarnhlU, of Madlsonvllle, and Is a graduate of the University of Kentucky. At present he holds a very lucrative position with the Swift Packing fo., with headquar ters at Madlsonvllle. He is a young man of sterling worth ,and has brilliant prospects for success. The happy young couple left Im mediately after the ceremony for a short motor trip. They will make their home either In Hartford or Madlsonvllle after a more extended honeymoon In the East when Mr. BarnhlU obtains his vacation later in the summer. The Herald Joins the many other friends ot Mr. and Mrs. BarnhlU In wishing for them the utmost wed ded happiness. HAMILTON BALLARD Miss Rvesta Ethel Hamilton and Mr. Fverette Ballard were united In marriage In Owensboro, laat Thursday. The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. O. H. Hmllton, af near Rough River Locks, and Is an at tractive and accomplished ' young lady. "The groom is a son of Mr. and Mrs. Quinton Ballard and be fore entering the- army to partici pate In the World War he was one of the county's most efficient school teachers. In the army he rose to the rank of Lieutenant. Since his dls- charge he has held the position of managing director ot the Louisville Boy Scouts. However, he has re signed this position and will accept a position as traveling salesman for a Louisville firm. He obtained his education here and at the Normal School In Bowling Green. The many Ohio County friends of the couple wish them continued hppiness and prosperity throughout their wedded career. VEHICULAR ACCIDENTS A taxi belonging td Chester Peters, of Benver Dam, and In which he ' had been driving some Qimrinv OVfinlnE. W8S the Hartford Motor llHUUIIIi M- . in Hartford. I when one of the negroes tried to start It but. not knowing the modus .HA-nli H rWA ir nHL'KWttlUOi backwards; through Albert Rial's yard fence. and against the house tearing off a strip of weatherboardlng and knock ing down some rose bushes. ' As Mr. Robert Vance was driv ing up to a car near the depot, with a load of coal, Monday evening, his team became frightened at pass iug train and ran the wagon Into the loaded wagon of Mr. W. A. Morris, demolishing a' wheel of the latter vehicle. No other damage Is reported. - A car driven by an unknown par ty ran Into the buggy of Mr. James Shown, of near this city, Saturday afternoon, badly damaging a wheel of the buggy, and slightly injuring Mr. Shown's little daughter. The accident occured on Clay Street, in this city. . ''' Mr. J. N. Schapmire, ot Normal, 111., spent from Monday until Sat urday ot last. week as the guest ot his father, Mr. C. P. Schapmire, and other relatives here. He was accompanied home by his father who will remain with him for sev eral days. Young Mr. Schapmire has lucrative position with the Chicago 4 Alton R.' R. In the Illi nois city. - 'PROHIBITION act of LEGISLATURE CONSIITUIIOIML Law is Upheld By Court ot Ap peals on fcvery point At tacked in Petition. rt! i5 r run more, June Zi. I he cou ot appeals today denied JViatt Lake a writ of prouloition to prevent me salary of necessary deputies and as couniy Juuga of Aladisou county sistants collected by sheriffs of Ken trying him on a charge of violating tucky must be turned into county the Rasu-Gullion prohibition act treasuries and go to the payment of passed at the 1922 session of the the cost of the county government, general assembly. Lakes hud at-. the court-of appeals decided today, tacked the constitutionality of the The question was discussed in a 'w. " voluminous opinion written by. ' The court upheld the constltu- Judge Moorman and concurred In tlonallty of the Rash-Guiliou act on 'by the whole court reversing the every poiut attacked in the petition action of the Fayette circuit court of Lakes. The sufficiency of the! which had held that Paul E. Shlpp emergency clause, undei which the'couId not bring suit against J. Wal act became a law Immediately that'ler Rhodes and T. C. Bradley, form the governor signed it was attacked. 1 mer sheriffs of Fayette county. This the court said was a legislative! .The opinion affects many coun functou and not one for the court' ties throughout the state In which to decide. sheriffs have been receiving more 1'cnulty Not Excessive thuu $3,000 a year In salary from Regarding an attack on tho fees. Officials here say it will save ground that the bail required, pen-the state and counties many thou ishment and fines were excessive' gands of dollars annually. The case and cruel, the court, said that "prob- was the outgrowth of agitation tor ably the fines and imprisonment ! saving money to the state and coun piovided are more drastic than nec-' ties and is backed by farmers or essary to effect the purpose ot the ganizations throughout the state, law but that the court could not in- During the list legislature, an effort tertere with legislation unions it was wa3 made to pass a bill introduced manifestly excessive and cruel." j,y James Park ot Madion county. The petiton also alleged that the limiting salaries by statute and pro legislature was trying to usurp the'yidlng penalties for failure to ob powers of the courts by providing a'gerv6 the section ot the constitution peace bond. This the court held that limits all salaries except thut was within the Jurtsdicton of the 0( the governor to $5,000. The bill legislature'' and the peace bond passed the house, but did not pass merely was a means In insuring the the senate. prevention of future crime. I , Exc-me Fees Go To Counties . No Special Juriwdlctlo'i The court of appeals In Its opln- The allegation that the law gave on today held that all excess fees some courts of the same class Juris- must g0 into the county treasury, diction while withholding it from It expressly stated that it was not others, was held by the court to be abiding in this case, whether or not untrue. All courts of the same class tne 8tate could recover from the are given, the same Jurlsdlcton, fho county its prorate of fees paid the court said. The law gives Justice gnerffs In excess of $5,000, and ex of the peace, police and county pengeg. courts Jurisdiction to try liquor law Tne C0UIlty fiscal officials are violation cases. " charged by the court with the en- The allegation that the law is tin- forcement of the leglslatlonal provl constltutlonal because it provides g,on (n ltg opnion. It says that tho for trial of "Indictable" offense In police, Justice and county courts where Juries of six persons Instead of twelve are allowed was over thrown by the court with the state ment that so long as a'Jury trial If assured to a defendunt It makes no difference whether, the Jury contains six or twelve persons. WILLIAM BURTON News of the death of .William Burton, the sixteen year old son of Mr. and Mrs. George M. Burton, 1218 8. Allen street, was received in Owensboro last night. The young man died at the Jewish hospital In t,ouisviuu, u. en last Monday. Young Burton was . student in th, Owensbcro High school last year and was taken m uuriun i:uwm.u - wchi, irusiuiuu i , vllle hospital failed to prolong bis lite. The fuu'eral arrangements have not been made, though the body will be brought back to Ow ensboro for burial. Owensboro Messenger. Messenger. Mr. Burton is the manager of the Broadway Coal Mining Co., at Simmons. He and his wife have the sympathy ot their many Ohio County Mends in their bereavement. ROYAL ARCH MASONS HOLD INTERESTING SESSION On last Wedensday night. Key stone Chapter No. 110 Royal Arch Masons met In called session for the -purpose of conferring the degree of Most Excellent Master and under going Inspection. There were two candidates. Mr. T. E. Layman, of Leltcbfleld, assistant district Inspec tor, was present . and delivered a splendid address. Just before be ginning the work ot the evening a spleudid supper , was served. A goodly number were present. YOU CMIT VOTE IF Don t horsret the Dates. July linn ana urn. sheriffs in keniuckt CAN'T DRAW OVER $5,000 Appellate Court Says Pay of Deputies Subject to Approval Of Fiscal Court. I Fran fjes In kfort, Ky., June . 23. All excess ot $6,000 . and the sheriffs are required to make re turns tohe fiscal courts and that through these an exact accounting for his office can be obtained. Through the law requiring that the fiscal courts approve the appoint ment, of duties, the salaries and number ot deputies can be regu lated, the court said. EVEN BREAK FOR HARTFORD IX WEEK-END SESSIONS Hartford and Rob Roy tried con clusions at Riverside Park Saturday afternoon before a spriukliug of faithful fans. The name was rather sluggish but nevertheless close enough to be Interesting, the .final tally beiug 8 to 6 In favor ot the locals. Rob Roy's battery was in a somewhat plastic state, but In a final analysis it assayed at least 75 per cent Halite Monroe. Felix, Westerfleld and Glenn were on the points for Hartford. . On Sunday afternoon at the local park the Hartford lads again stack ed up against . the high-powered Morguntown team In their third mutual encounter of the season. The result was "ot a sameness," but nut so much so 'the Butler Conuty boys winning 8 to 3. Hartford got off to a bad start In the first frame, the' whole team being apparently somewhat "Jumpy." but as the game progressed their Improvement was marked. However a victory was hardly to be hoped for as Morgan town has one of the most efficient. Irse ball nn tiV4 stn In acM.m n this section for many a day. And its Individual vkiq'-it'o ard their nip porters ma-'t i lmpress'n ty laelr gentlemRl.' conduct. Ous Leach twired for the vis itors and Hammers did the receiv ing. TInsley and Glenn tolled for the local lads. The features from the standpoint of Hartford wore the YOU DOIFT REGISTER home run of Glenn TInsley and the J all-around playing of John Taylor. The power with the stick get ting three bits out ot .four times up and registering one of Hartford's tallies, besides holding down third in masterly style. The other Hart ford markers were chalked up by his co-star O. Tinsley. Hartford's schedule at home tor the Immediate future is as follows: Saturday, July 1, Owensboro; Sunday, July 2, Logansport; Tues day, July 4, Central City. DEATH CLAIM JOHN W. YERKES Danville, Ky., June 23. John W. Yerkes, United States Commissioner of Internal Revenue in 1900-10, died here today. He recently under went an operation, rallied, but suf fered a relapse yesterday. His con dition rapidly grew worse. Mr. Yerkes was a widely known figure in Republican circles. He once was Republican candidate for governor of Kentucky but was de tented by Governor J. C. W. Beck ham. Since his return to Danville, in 1916, he had been practicing law. He had been a member ot the board of trustees of Centre college, Danville, for more than twenty years and for a year past had been its actiug president. He also was a member of the faculty of the law school of George town University at Washington. His Immediate family consists, of his widow, a daughter, Miss Ame lia, and a son. Lovel Yerkes, Bir mingham, Alabama. Mr. Yerkes was born at Lexing ton, Kentucky, April 1, 1854. He was the son of Rev. Stephen Yer kes, D. D., a minister In the Presby teran church. He graduated at Centre college, Kentucky, 1873, when ha received the degree of A. B., and in 1878 that of A. M. After leaving col lege he eutered on the study ot law at law department ot the University ot Michigan and was graduated there in 1877, receiving the degree of L. L. B. He was president of the state commercial and industrial conven tion held at Louisville and was a commissioner to the Columbian and Atlanta expositions. He was ap pointed collector of internal revenue for the Eighth district of Kentucky, by President McKinley, who, in December 1900, appointed him com missioner of internal revenue at Washington, D. C. which position he continued to hold under Presi dent Roosevelt. Mr. Yerkes was chairman of the Republican state committee of Ken tucky from 1891 until 1S96. He was three times elected mem ber of the, Republican national com mittee from Kentucky. In 1900 Mr. Yerkes was nomi nated for governor and was defeat ed by only 3.600 votes. BAPTIST MISSION HOARD HOLDS MEETING HERE The mission board of the Ohio Comity Baptist Association met in regular session at the Bupiist Church here, Monday at 10 a. m. Several matters of business wera at tended to. The following wore in attendance: Rev. A. N. Morris, and and Mr. Jake Wilson, FonUville; Mr. E. E. Rogers, Beaver Dam; Mr. M. B. Crowder, Horse Branch; Messrs. W. I. Igleheart and Alvlu Ross, Ceiitertown; Rev. Oscar Ash by and Rev. M. G. Snell, of near McHenry; Rev. C. E. Fuqua, Rev. Russell Walker and Messrs. James C. Bennett and W. M. Fair, ot Hart ford; and Mr. Sara Holbrook, ot Hetlin: . Mr. and Mrs. J. Russell Pirtle. who have been guests ot Mr. Pir tle's pareuts, Dr. and Mrs. J. R. Pirtle, for several days, will leave here Friday, for Frankfort to visit Mr. Plrtle's sister, Mrs. Vernon Ltgon, and Mr. LIgon before re turning to their home In Detroit, Michigan. Miss Cleon Genung, registered nurse, who attended the late MVs. James H. Patton In her recent fa ''tal Illness and had been visiting' f Mrs. W. H. Barnes and Mrs. .Anna J. Bennett since, returned ' to her ;0ome in Louisviiu Friday. CIRCUIT COURT TO COME JOLT 3 Coming Term of Two Week's Duration, Set Ducket First Week. The Ohio Circuit Court will con vene here on Monday, July S, in the regular two weeks', July term. The grand Jury will bu eiu paueled on the first day of the term. The set docket is as toilou-s: Int. Day Bank of Livermore vs. K. L. Rone ice. 2nd, Day Brenard Mrg. Co., vs. Ohio Coun ty Drug Co; N. P. Deni.i,, vs. V. H. Maddux; Louisville Gro. Co., vu. Ensley Rhymer sic.; Nat'l L'nlon Fire In,s. Co., vs. Cicero Rogers &c; T. W. Wallace, vs. Aiasrkaa tly. Exp. Co.; G. J. Christian vs. A. S. Monroe cc; R. P. Coleman sic. vs. George Sowders. Sitl. Day Walter Campbell, vs. C. P. Turn er &c.; Cuemher Hdw. Co., vs. J. M. Hoover; Same vs. C. W. Hoover; G. A. Ralph vs. Ames Body Corpn.; R. C. Davis vs. M. B. Barnard &c. 4th. Day M. M. Smith &c vs. Joyce Wat kins Co.; Loucttuia Rowan &c. vs. Beaver Dam Coal Co.; Robert Eur den, vs. Ohio Co. Mut. Tel. Co.; A. M. Fox &c. vs. L. & N. K. R. Co. 3th. Du J. W. Foster, vs. H. E. Millisuii &c; Fred Rafferty. vs. Beaver Dam Coal Co.; A. A. Carter, vs. Ciias. N. Gould ate. Criminal, 2ml. Day Commonwealth vs. Sam Cook. Same vs. Paul Baize &c. Same vs. Alfred Wheeler &c. Same vs. Everett Underbill &c. Same vs. Herman Park. Same vs. Herman Park. Below is a list of citizens from which the grand Jury is to be se lected for this term: Archie Martin, Alvis Ticbenor, J. L. Miller, Dink Taylor. A. W.' May, Frank Maple, J. J. Russell. S. M. Dexter, -Moscow Taylor, Alex Ma gan, Archie Rhoads, Joe H. Ford, J W. White. Edward Shown. G. W. Early, R. J. Hewlett, Eli Meadow, Hardin Minton. E. R. Bishop. S. C. Taylor, Kibby Harrell, FreJ John son, Wm. Neal. John Quiseuberry. The following citizens have fcwj summered to appear on Tuesday, July 4th., for service as petit Jur rors: Doc Miller. Roy Foreman. S. H. Brown. Alva Magan, M. F. Ki:nl ley, W. A. Mosley. M. K. Patterson, J. W. Patton. J. N. Travis. N. R. Baize, G. W. Bennett, Joe Hocker, J. F. Lanh;im. C. C. Kimhley. I-ufo Payne, V. B. Patterson, Wm. Hny nes, R. B. Wilson, H. R. Miller, I). B. Sinclair, T. R. Black, Henry Cummins, H. H. Westerfield, Clar ence Funk, Shelby Ford. Tus Rich ards, J. I. Withrow. R. B. Shrevo. T. E. Cooper, C. S. Rice. L. S. Hoov er, M. J. Floyd. C. W. Hardin. TWILIGHT STORY HOCK Much Interest Is being manifest ed In the Twilight Story Hour at tho school on' Monday and Tlu.r. ' vy, evening of each week. This U an. open hour and free to all the friends and patrons of the school and any others Interested la tho future welfare of Childhood. The stories for Thursday are: "How Franklin Found Out Things" -rOthu Lie; "Little Mala" Sullla Curden; "The Elves and the Shoe maker" Nora Belle Wilson. "The Leaping Match" Helen Harnett. MARRIAGE LICENSES Rev. George H. Hurst. Waverley, Mo., age 27, to Hasel D. Everley, Rockport, age 24. Roy BarnhlU, Madisdnvllle ago, 27.- to Winnie D. Simmerman, Hart ford, age 28. Everett E. Ballard, Louisville, age 27, to Rvesta Ethel Hamilton, Hartford, age 24. Mose Wilson, Beaver Dam, age 23. to Hester Smith, Beaver Dam, age 21. ' Floyd B. Geary, Simmons, age 20, to Mauree Crowder, McHenry, age 21.