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r ยต i t4t t DOWN HILL OWNER
Mr Herbert Hawkins and
Young Lady Have Nar
row Escape
v9V IWreng Thing Done at Critical
As a rerult of his Ford runabout
r plunging Into a 10 foot ditch seven
mile out on the MayOold road at G
oclock Sunday evening Mr Herbert
Hawkins Is confined at Riverside ho
pltal with one of tbo bonds In his
right ankle fractured and alight
brulro over tho body A joung lady
t an occupant of the machine was
a thrown Into the ditch but rto cs
raped unhurt She and Mr Hawkins
were brought to tho cUr In Mr Rich
ard Rudys auto after Dr Frank DOd
had given temporary relief and Mr
HawkkM was taken to tho hospital
r C 4where hit aUkJo wa found to bo Use
They bad been to tho home of MY
Munlcr which U t on tho hill 100
yards to tho left of the Mayfield
road After a short vlrll there they
started for the city and at tho Inter
section of the Aiaynetd and Muffler
road a rear wheel of the machine
wttit over the aide of the narrow
bridge and tho engine stopped Mr
Hawkins jumped out and succeeded
In pushing tho machine on tho main
road which it t a steep grade down
hill As he did tbo maohJoe started
I 4u rrolling down the hill and Mr llmw
a 1 klnti shouted for the young Jady to j
put on tho brake Instead she ap
plied the high clutch and the auto
began descending the hill rapidly Mr
Hawttna pursued trying to cot to
c the steering wheel to avert going toI I
tho ditch and ran on the right hand
fit roaellt I
t t throwing the jtiixig lady out She
alighted on her hand and wan unin
jured Mr Hawkln was not caught
If the machine but la nrppotcd to
have wrenched hit ankle ki faHIng
Into the ditch
Mr Richard study was telephoned
and took Dr Floyd to the steno and
they were hurried bock to tho city
The machine was not badly damaged
and was towed back to a garage for
repairs this morning
Mnrlno KnglnrrrV oniclnl 1111I I
C N Voiburgh third national vice I
president and general rher uuslncis
t a
ya y southern and western rivers arrived
sIn the city today and Is I the guest of
local Marin Engineers union No 24
of this city and will he here several
das Ho will be found at the hall
11854 Broadway
Will 011 Strode
V Several hundred gallons of crude
oil have been ordered by tho board
of public work for the purpose of
oiling tho gravel itrooti The streets
that are prepared to receive the oil
will bo treated first The board has
learned from experience that It la
necessary to clean off tho plreola
1thoroughly before applying the oil
Little Cypress Ky March 28 SIM
JjU I Pltchod from his horse
Anllo running a taco Alfred Hun
t xawter 18 years old fell on his head
si and suffered a severe concussion of
tho brain Ho will be out In a few
days it is I thought Hunter attended
a social Saturday night and was re
turning homo on horseback when lio
engaged In a horse race While go
Ing at top speed Hunters horse
Khlod and pitched tho rider off Hunt
er struck on his head and was tin
conscious until Sunday morning Dr
E It Goodloo attended him
Tho meeting of the local Anti
Tuberculosis aiwclatlon announced
for this evening al the Woman club
house has beon postponed until Thurs
day night at 8 oclock at tho Wota
IInl club building It will bo a most
Important meotng There will bo an
election of the directors air II C
Rhodes the president has Just re
turned from Louisville whoro ho
made an exhaustive survey of tho
rwork n there Tho plans formulated
v r
flwill bo given out Thursday evening
and active work begun Tho com
mittees will bo appointed Everyone
Interested Is requested to bear in
mind the postponement until Thurs
day night and to bo present at the
Eight Sailors Killed on Cruiser
Charleston Sunday by Premature
Discharge of One of Big Guns
Were Loading it Rapidly and
Shell Exploded Before
BreechBlock Was Fasten
ed in Place
Washington March 28Elgbl I
men wore killed on tho cruiser
Charleston yesterday by the blowing
out of tho breech plug of a threeInch
gun The official report was made by
Admiral Hubbard A court of In
quiry was appointed by the com
manderlncblcf to Investigate
Inc men killed on board battle
ship at Oongapo P I Their
deaths were caused by A premature
exl oaton The supposition Is I It was
canned by a pin not drawn back when
thqj breech plug was withdrawn It
war tired hastily AS In the cale of tar I I
gel practice A new shell wus thrown
Into placo forcibly and discharged It
self before the screw blocks were In
pla c throwing tho plug backwards I
frofli the breech of the gun I
The men killed wore Philip J Me I
Kef Walter Amsted Henry A Heat
er Leo Renmelo Harry heaves A 1
Oration Ralph Rorkman Maxlo Bar I
nard and Edward A Motln I
Dancer IC 1111I I
Mate Szalka Hungary March 28
Two hundred and fifty Are report I
ed killed by fire which destroyed tho
village Inn while a dance was on Tho I
roof foil In burying tho crowd Hugo
piles of bodies burned and unrecog
nizable were taken from tho ruins
LOT ills Little FliiRM
The little finger on the right hand
or Howard Butler an employe of the
St Bernard Coal companys tipple InI I
ifcchanlcsburg was amputated today
br > Dr J S Troutman and Dr J D
Pendlcy Butler was Injured while
unloading a car of coal
Still After lint tIns
< Lynn MICA 1 March 2MFollo
lag Iho crusade against long bat pins
n Chicago A movement has been
tarted In this city to make It a mf I
demeanor for any woman to wear a
hat pin which protrudes one inch
Fire Station Contracts
The Joint finance anti public Im I
provement committees of tho genI I
oral council wilt meet tonight at the
city hall to lot the contract for the
No C or Fountain avenue fire sta I
tion The public Improvement com
mittee will award tho contract ntooI I
for tho numbering of tho city h11I I
unices and tho placing of a city hall I
directory at the elevator on the hat I
floor I
floorHIGH I
Ollvo Hill Ky March 28 Spo
elalWL Rico cashier of the Im
t > ertat bank hero was Indicted for
embezzlement and the bank was
placed In tho hands of a receiver
Rico II milling Hohad founded
bankln a number of custom Ken I
tucky towns He Is also Indicted In
lImfllllplI I
Baltimore Md March 28
The dead body of tithe Al bier
rick was found on tbo estate of
Alexander Brown a mIUlon
aire banker this morning with
her throat cut Tho pollco aro
searching for the husband
Now York March 28101lCC
working on Albert Welters case ex
pose to show that ho destroyed soy
eral women who refused to become
his slaves They found Ruth
Wheelers cddrera In his book It is
known that Wolter lured girls to his
room through advertisements and
then assaulted them and pointed to
their shame to hold them to tho life
of shamo ho planned for them
Tho coroner said Wolter probably
didnt intend to kill Ruth Wheeler
Ho attacked her and choked her to
stifle hor screams Ho choked moro
violently than he Intended then
thinking she was dead ho chopped
and burned her body to hldo tho
crime u IB said bloodstains in tho I
flat have been covered with papers
etc Tho girls torso will be exam
ined to determine If she Was assault
Police dont believe Elizabeth Much
Icr Is I connected with the crime 01
though they are holding her It Is
said Ruth had been at the flat This
Is damaging to Wolter who insists
ho never raw her before
Wolter wEo I schirgedwltb the
murder of Ruth Wheeler 15 years
old still defies the police 1 from his
coll He declare his Ignorance of
the murder IHJlco are trying to
prove Wolter Is the head of tho
while slave traffic They found a
note book containing tho names of
scores of girls They will Investigate
the names to find It they aro vic
Ruth Wheeler went to Welters
flat to answer a note Inviting tier to
accept a position as stenographer
She was graduated from a business
college and her name was secured
there As she didnt return homo
police wore notified and they called
at the address in search of the girl
Her charred body was found par
tially stuffed up the chimney of a
flrrf place Oil had been poured on
tho body before It was sot afire
Ruth was a largo girl and prob
ably defended herself against the at
tacks of Wolter until ho choked her
MJu Hattlo Settle who has been
teaching lit Draughons Business Col
lego I here for a year has accepted tho
prlnclpalrhlp of the school at San
Antonio Texas the largest of the
31 in tho system Miss Settto will
tako a vacation before going as she
has been engaged constantly In the
work for oar years having taught
at Oklahoma City and Springfield
Attorney W M Oliver loft yester
day for Decatur III on business
cc1jratii Vefie
Egyptian Threatc
ICalrJ I
CalM March 2R Colonel Room >
volt disregarded warnings In his
speeches yesterday at the University
of Egypt Ho denounced tho assassins
of Boutros Pasha end declared him
self for law enforcement His speech
was applauded and complimented by
teachers when ho Mid the school
should teach engineering and farm
Ing Ho appealed for religious toler
ation between the Christians and
Moslems After tho address the hcn
orary dogree of doctor of laws was
conferred on him
Ho had luncheon with Dr Watson
and at 3 oclock ho visited tho dele
gated American girls mission
Twenty cunbearers ho thought be
had left far behind on the Nile villtI
od him and told tho colonel they
couldnt resist seeing him once more
A delegation from the National Geographic
graphic pocloty called and expressed
their appreciation of his services to
1 Tonight the Roosevelt will Attend
o J
two charity performances at the the
ater Packed houses aro assured by
his attendance He telegraphed Son
ator W rron this mornIng ho will
accept an invitation to visit Cheyenne
tho last week In August A delega
tion of Syrians called this morning
and presented to him a casket made
of gold and silver a foot square con
taming an address of recognition for
favors shown Syrians during his ad
I Pittsburgh March 28Moro than
100 offlclalfrof banks were before the
grand Jury today explaining what
they know of the alleged payment of
J 102000 to the city council for the
city dopostoryi privilege
Says Chief Executive Should
Not Be Criticized for Do
ing 4t Duty
Had light lo Veto Bank Ex
Iaminer 1 Bill
In an Interview today Captain Ed
Parley state treasurer emphatical
ly denies the charge that there Is
discord among the departments at
Frankfort and takes Governor Will
sons lido In regard to his veto of
the state bank examiner bill Ho
characterizes Secretary of State
BrunerB accusation against Govern
or Willson as Impulsive and illad
vised and says Governor Wlllson
favors a state bank examiner but
found in the bill defects which
would bo fatal to good results
All the talk about the adminis
ration at Frankfort being divided
Is folly remarked Capt Ed Farley
who returned to Frankfort today
after spending Sunday with his lam
fly In this city It is not divided
I am sorry that Secretary of Stato
Bruncr made tho statement he did
about tho governors veto of tho
bank examiner bill The adminis
tration is with the governor In that
matter Nobody realizes more than
I do tbo benefit of having a state
bank examiner but tho governor Ini
scanning the bill providing for ono
found defects which he considered
fatal to tile beneficial results of a
system of examination and exercis 1101
ing his prerogative ho vetoed tho
measure Ho did right and I think
he is not deserving of censure from
I any citizen tor doing that which ho
considered right much less from a
member of the administration It
self v CIf
I I esteem Mr Brunnr highly and
he Is making an excellent ondl
but in this case I think ho acted im
pulsively and Inadvlsedly While
Kentucky needs n bank examiner
and I believe the governor thinks so
that fact atoiio would not Justify tho
governor In signing a measure ho
considered bad Were there any dis
cord at Frankfort this Incident
would reveal the whole situation
but the solitary flash emphasizes tho
harmony among Uio state depart
The egg hunt at Wallace park yes
terday was enjoyed by about seven
hundred children and many of tho
oilIer folks wero out to watch tho
little ones scramble after the eggs
The anxious children could not wait
until tho specified time but broke
the ropes and got after the eggs at
24C Instead of 330 Tho gold egg
with a prize of n was found by
Master Max Brown of 603 North
Sixth street The 2 sliver egg was
found by Master Harry Smith 1909
Clark street Tho bronze egg for
which a prize of 1 was offered was
found by llttlo Miss Lena Utterback
of Arcadia
Between ltjOO and 2000 peoplo
Including grownups and children
flocked to Wallace park yesterday
afternoon Max Brown found the
gold egg after a twenty minutes
search It took Harry Smith one
hour to locate the silver egg The
bronzo egg was pulled from Its hid
ing place by little Lena Uttcrback
daughter of Mr and Mrs Utterbacki
terback after an hour and a half of
work Approximately 4000 color
ed eggs were hidden over the park
ground yesterday morning
morningI I
Catania Sicily March 28A
fresh eruption of Mt Etna began
this afternoon The new eruption la
as violent as tho other It ls accom
panied by loud rumblings Lava
streams ore threading their way
through the village of San Leo and
probably will destroy the place
Mr Arvin Neal of Cairo was in
the city yesterday visiting Dr and
Mrs W H Parsons 1600 Broad
M H Thatcher is Appointed to
Board of Canal Commissioners
Candidate For District Attorney
PresidentSendslSpecial Mes
sage Reporting Success of
Payne Minimum Features
Asks For an Appropriation
Washington March 28 Special
The nomination of Maurice II
Thatcher of Kentucky present state
examiner of accounts to be a mem
ber of the Isthmian canal commis
don vice exSenator Joe Blackburn
of Kentucky was tent to the senate
by the president today
Mr Thatcher was a candldato for
district attorney for the western dis
trict of Kentucky on which position
Je Speight of Mayfield seems to
have a cinch
Taft Goes to New York
President Taft broke several dates
In Washington to go to Now York
today to attend the dinner of the
Yale class of 78 tonight Ho was
scheduled to appear at the ball game
of Yalo vs Cornell the charity ball
of tho Knights of Columbus and a
dance of the younger lei at tho white
house He will return to Washing
ton tomorrow morning Saturday ho I
will go to Worcester Mass to a con
vention of railway employes On
Sunday ho will visit his aunt at Mil I
bury Mass
MassSpecial Message
A special message was sent to con
gress by President Taft urging an
appropriation of 250000 for entry
Ing out the work of tho now tariff
bill as outlined in his annual message
to congress Todays message refers
to the successful conclusion of nego
tUtluns with foreign countries under
tho minimummaximum clause of the
Payne law
Taft Railroad Bill
Washington March 28Tho am
bition of Representative Townsend
of Michigan to assume charge of the
administration railroad bill on the
floor of the house will Hot bo gratl
led the honor going to Chairman
Mann of the committee on Interstate
and foreign commerce This fact de
beloped today and supporters of the
bill In tho form In which it was orlg
tnally Introduced by Representative
Townsend and Is now pending in the
senate aro greatly disappointed
It had been thought the Intense
opposition to Mr Mann to certain
Continued on Page EightJ
Calloway Protests
Galloway county officials will pro
test against the Increase of 20 per
cent in the valuation of property
and today a junket consisting of
County Judge T W Patterson John
Holland Ralncy T Wells G Holland
and J R Breach passed through Pa
ducah for Frankfort They will ap
pear before the state board of equal
ization tomorrow and argue why tho
Increases hould not be made
Cincinnati Ohio March 28lres
Ident Lewis of the United Mine
Workers announced that the failure
to effect a settlement of tho miners
demands today will result in a gen
I eral strike April 1
IGltnt I Organist Dead
Philadelphia March l8Dr David
D Wood the blind organist of St
Stephens Protestant Episcopal church
who had an International reputation
as a composer and performer died
K P District Meeting
Tho fourth district convention of
the Knights of Pythias will be held
In Paducah April 11 iRcpresontatlves
of tho order from all over the district
will attend tho meeting During the
afternoon a business session will be
held while tho evening will be utll
IrOd for a social session C V San
der grrtnd chancellor of Franklin
and J W Carter grand keeper of
records and seals of Lexington are
expected to be present
Tho predictions and tempera
twoI for the past twentyfour
hours will bo found at the top
of the seventh column OB page
Watseka III March 28E
Meyer a witness in the Sayler
murder trial was excused from
S testifying this morning on ac
count of the danger of mob
violence Meyers graphic testi
mony to the happenings follow
ing tho shooting is thought to
be partly responsible for tho
Intense feeling aroused against
the defendants
Fire Department Kept nUT Sunday
With Some Serious
IEaster Sunday was celebrated by
tho firemen by fighting flames as
yesterday four alarms were answer
ed The first fire was the fire at the
Laveau boarding house on North
fourth street at 11G oclock but
the fire was small At 6 oclock fin
was discovered In tho rear of the sa
loon of James Bulger on Meyer
street just north of tho Island creel
The firo started In the rear and
spread to the attic and before the
flames were quenched the entire
roof was destroyed making the loss
about J300 Tho stock of liquors
was not damaged seriously Money
that had been taken in Saturday
night was gotten out of the burning
building Hose companies Nos 2
and 4 and truck company No4
answered tho alarm
The third fire was nt the grocery
of Mann Clark Seventh and Camp
bell streets Tho cause of the fires
unknown and when tho flames IsI I
discovered Mr Clark was sitting In
tho front of tho grocery Tho fire
shut him off from his telephones
and ho had to run considerable dis
tance to give the alarm Hose com
pany No3 and truck company No
4 responded to tho alarm and ex
tinguished the fire with a loss of
about 500 The building was not
burned badly but the stock of gro
ceries was damaged by smoko Mr
Clark is a member of the board of
fire and police commissioners
The last fire was a grass fire at
Nineteenth and Jefferson streets and
tho horses to the No 3 hose wagon
and tho No4 truck were given a
long unnecessary run Chief Wood
has learned that some boys have
been setting dry grass on fire and
then turning in too alarm solely andl
tho amusement of seeing the horses
run It is a violation of a city ordi
nance with a fine of 25 fixed for
each violation Chief Wood Is do
termined to break up tho practice by
swearing out a few warrants against
When dry grass Is on firo U Is un
necessary to send moro than one
wagon and if tho nature of the fire
is known tho firemen will not exert
tho horses to reach a harmless blaze
Now Orleans March 281ew Or
leans today ia overrun with Central
American presidents and ropresmta
tlveg All are looking tor a fight
The latest arrival Is oxPresident
Ron Ilia of Honduras today He will
assist General Gordon to prepare the
Estrada relief expedition
Fifty sharpshooters said to bo for
mer members of the original rough
riders enlisted In General Cordons
Estrada relict expedition ExPresi
dent Bonilla of Honduras Is said to
be trying to arrange with General l
Gordon to take his mqn Into Hon
duras after the rescue of Estrada Is 1
Chicago Market
May High Low Close
Wheat 114VS 114 114H
Com G3tt C2H C2
Oats 44i 43k 43k
Prov 2675 2635 2C 35
Lard 1425 1400 14 OJ
Ribs 1413 1393 1332
Easter Sunday Celebrated in
Unusually Elaborate
Knights Templar Obseive
Ritual of Order
i I
Dowers of blossoms and foliage hid
the pulpits altars and chancels of the I
Paducah churches yesterday and allI
the singers of oho city were engagedi i 4
tn < anthems of praise In honor of I
Easter day Probably no former I
Easter found eo elaborate programs
and decorations partly duo to tho re
vival of Interest In some of the
1wl1houl y
without pastors
The Knights Templar celebrated
Easter by attending services at tho Q
First Presbyterian churn yesterday 3
morning Tho first few rows of the usi
Knights under Commander C 0p4
oyDrown e
special service of responsive readingui
and prayer before the sermon was lag
preached A collection was taken up1m
by the wardens of the commandery
Sgiven S
given as tho Easter offering of the 5
church to the Presbyterian Orphan c I
age at Anchorage The Young Ladles
society added 50 and the SundayI
school 1748 I
During tho morning service the l
choir sang Stainers anthem Fling
Wide the Gates with incidental solo J
by Miss Sarah Rodgers Mr Robert
Scott basso sang a solo I
Dr H W Burwcll took as his text
Corinthians xr 14 And if Christ be
not risen then Is our preaching vain
and your faith Is also vain
I The whole doctrine Christianity l
lIlbe9 I
resurrection Ho pictured tho Sun
Day morning near Jerusalem when
Mary Magdalono and the other Mary
I went forth to the tomb of their Lord
and tho episode in the garden when
they met Christ himself and wero as
sured that he was risen He told of
the care taken to seal and guard tho
tomb because of Christs1 own pro
phesy that bo would rise and the
providential irony which turned the
efforts of tho Romans to prevent the
resurrection into tho circumstantialS
of truth The resurrec
tion of Christ said Dr Bufwell
means nothing to a man until his life
Is touched and changed by Christ Ho
appealed to the Knights to hold their
standards high and adopt the prin t
ciples of the order Into their every
day lives r
There was one addition to the
church Members of tho Princeton com
mandery of the Knights Templar at
tended the service yesterday morn
Ing They returned to their homo
yesterday afternoon and wore pleased
with tho sermon The Princeton
commander was organized only re
cently but the members ere enthu
siastic The members of the party
were L E McCabe J E Baker
D B Osborne F E Shattuck W D
Xeel A S Noel E Young Captain
T H B Haace I B Tanner Guy
Dunning J B Thomas L G Cox
C C Johnson of Princeton W A
Sexton of Kuttawa and I Bailey of
At night a pong service was hold
interspersed with scripture reading
Besides anthems by the choir Mr
Richard Scott and Miss Anne Brad
sbaw sang solos Miss Bradsbaw and
Mr Slavic Mall sang a duet Mr Mall Q
and Mr Emmett Bagby sang a duet
and a quartet composed of Mrs Moc
quot Mrs Hart Mr Mall and Mr
Bagby sang Ho Is Risen
Holy Name Rally
Tho grand rally of the Holy Name
society of the St Francis de Satesr
Catholic church was held yesterday
afternoon at 3 oclock and was the l
tdedlcalon t
dedication of tho church Forty newj j
members were received Mr John T
Donovan bas been appointed delegate 1
from this church to attend the core
nation of tho neW bishop and he and 1
tho Rev Father Connelly left this
morning to be present The men of
the diocese have taken upon them
selves tho furnishing of the bishops
residence at Louisville Mr Michael
Williams Mr John T lIch1elr r
Joseph Gockel Mr Joseph Arts Mr f
I F M Fisher Mr John Dohorty rnd
Mr Con Ward have been appointed
a committee to collect funds from
this congregation
congregationGenna Churches
Yesterday was one of the largest
days in point of attendance that has
been held at the German Lutheran
church this year the church b IuR
packed at both services Mr A LOB
IContinued I on Page Four 0
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