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Joint Probably Bruised by
Bullet From Dr Purcells
He Was Recovering Frem
Severe Infection
That more perlous results may de 0
vi lop frpm the bullet wound In Dr
Prank Doyds left elbow than were II Ie
first suspected was the opinion ghenIe
out today by his attending physicians
Dr Hoyd who wa shot yesterday
morning by Dr C E Purcell at the
Utter offlco In the Fraternity build
Ins after a heated dispute spent aT
rttlws night ot Rlvoruldo hospital J
where he was operated on Immediate v
ly after the shooting II
Iho wound Is I aggravating to Ills 110
physician who IUD not ablo to Rive l
out the exact extent of the Injury 11
Dr J T Reddlck said today that II
tho bullet either bruised or passed l II
through the elbow joint The direct
courso of the bullet I s not certain a
but In caws tbo bone was touched anII
Infection may develop causing lOp 0
tlcemla Or A stiff Joint The woundrl
is I In the arm which howed some
tarns of blood poisoning a few where i
ago This was caused It I l believed
by an infection letting In when Drl
Uoyd drtwod a patients Injury lie
bad about recovered although his n
arm was not entirely well and aome
what iwoljcp In case the bullet
penetrated the joint a stiffness may
rt in mulling In him being per
manently dliablrd All possible c
Hklll III I being used In his treatment n
Dr Hojd Lint a fairly comfort I
able day today In spfte of the ex 1
cruciating pain Mr Borf TWtcd b
him thlv morning and afternoon Dr <
his belief that It 1
UHldlck expressed
would be several more days before rl
Dr Hoyd would be able to leave tho
hospitalThough no authorltaOve statement
could be secured from that tide
friends of Dr Frank Boyd declare II
Dr Lloyd did not advance upon Dr 11
Purcell until after the second riot
wa fired and say three shots were I
fired Instead of two
The finding o4 the 41tiar1 handle
pocket knife on the floor of Dr Pur
cellr omco after the difficulty was 11
accounted for today Dr Horace r
at theIi
River who was In the room
time was trimming his finger nails
and In tho excHoraent the knife
dropped to the floor and was found
by others afterwards
The slgnlgcano statement that tho
taste will come out ot the prelimin
ary hearing Monday leave the Inf1
ference that Dt Purcoll will IMS pros 11
ecuted 11
ecutedAlnt I J C Treherno of Memphis II
liter of Mre Boyd arrived last eve
fling to b with her at home t
Twcntyrix pupil are taking the
examination at the court house for
county school diplomas The ex
amtnatlon will bo continued through
tomorrow It will require all of
next week to grade the papers Only
two colored pupil are taking the ex
amination Dates for the teachers
examinations have been arranged
For the white teachers the examina j
20 and 21 t
tions will be held May
June 17 and 18 July 22 and 23 1
August 19 and 20 For the colored C 1
teacher May 27 and 28 June 24
and 25 July 22 and 23 August 20
examination for tho
and 27 Tho 1
white teachers for the state certifi
cate will bo held Juno 17 and 18 i
August 19 and 20 For the colored
teachers June 24 And 25 and Au
gust 20 and 27 The examination
will bo held at tho county court
house and will begin at 8 oclock In
tho morning
Bates Church Choir
Rehearsal of Grace church choir
wlli ibe on Saturday night this week
i instead of Friday and special music
for next Sunday will bo rehearsed
I Chicago Market
tIaT niirh Low C1 M
Market 12346C 1234C 1 121
Wheat 104 Y loaV 10 H tt
Corn 03 4 G2s H 2T
Oats 40 > 40V4 4014 l
live 22112 3252 MC3
Lard 12C5 1357 1205
Roosevelt Will Address Himself
To Solution ot Social Questions
Upon His Return to United States
Spends Much Time in Berlin
Studying Institutions Ar
rangemenfs For The Kings
liorlln May 13 Itoooevelt tae
further evidence today of his Intern
tlon to apply himself to nodal prab
Irma on Iris return homo Ho visit
ed tho model poorhouswi old people
homes end asylum of IKrlln die
gathered statistics and Bald he would
mako a further study In London life
voice aha big rropTovonvent rite
oltrome democracy between Roose
welt and tho kateer pleases the cub
IIc atttl ma Jo Iloowvclt almost the
Idol or the populace I
luhvnnls Iwllrnl
London Slay 13Tllu body of
Edward will remain In tho throne
room ot Buckingham palace till
uewlay according to tho dlnalal pro
ram announced today and will do
hiwed by closo fronds of the royal
amll At Westminister hall It wfll
lo In state till Friday morning
litre will bo ervlct s at St Georges
haptl after which tho body will to
land In the tnagnrtflclent tnauEo
rum at Windsor castle
Tuesday Ibo body will bo placed on
gun carriage and conveyed to Wost
nlwtcr halt The cortege will bo soc
md onlr to the brilliancy of Fridays
uneral procestrfon George V for
Ign eoverlgns and representative
ncludlng Ilooiovelt will ride behind
the body The Queen mother the
moon and other women of the
nournlng party will follow The fun
ml wilt start at 10 oclock Friday
morning 1
Ihplirtlon I Klllii Sailor
Homburg May 131016 Bailor
acre fettled and two niortaMj wound
cd by an explosion on board the tier
man torpedo fcost S 33near Hell
o In nil The veiwl la a total wreck
the count of the erp ton la with
veldt NIts lit thcwnonth fatal aC
Ident In the Gorman navy this year
tm public and vetoes nro ctamorfng
or atvxiHIclal Investigation
4 All Miners Dead
+ iWhllrtmvon Eng May 13T1le
Vollrngton mine was wufcnl today to
mother the Homes canned by the
Tjlo on It Is I now certain the
Ira of Oho 137 rnlnera wore OBI
teacuepartlyta trled io gain on
rancfl but wore driven back
llcmly In Egypt
Calm Kfi > pt May l3ln the to
let that tho death of Edward may
emit In an Insurrection o pi I nut
CntUlih authority the government
topped the Icavo ot British officers
Phcy are ready to deal with dtoord
lnl on short notice They fear die
oyulty among native voldlcra
Turkkli Alr rllleii
Conktantlnoplo May 13IulkJsh
ohllora are putting lo death rebel
irbwncrr and butchering noncom
batant In undefended town Those
la1O the worst otirocllles ever porpct
mted on Turkish soil It Is revenge
tor the levis of comrades In tho cam
paign to suppress Albanian revolts
MIB Helen HllltJ Is In MemphIs
siting friend
4A most remarkable murder and I
robbery on a public street early In I
the evening which entirely escape 1 1
tbo notice of the newspaper boys I
and In which the murderer and rob
bar dlsirfnflotl con ldoratlon enough
to leavers In tho pocket of his vic
tim for burial expenses came to 1
light In a totter received by the I
Kvenlns Sun written on the Man
hattan Hotel Wichita Kan eta
tionary and dated May 3 It TO
lates the and end of Jesse A Fort I
of Paducah on account of whose
blighted love and mysterious disap
pearance leaving a shortage of 160 I
apparent on tho books of tho Credit t l
Tailoring company 307 Kentucky
avenue was published In tho Even
Ing Sun on April 7 Fort who was
23 years old told tho object of his
affections that ho would lie a corpse
before night plainly Intimating an
Intention to take his own life Hli 8
corpse ttaa not found and the first
knowledge of his whorotouts camo
The prediction and tempera
taro for the past twentyfour
hour will be found at tyro top
of the seventh coltuaa oa page
rw 0 j
Walla Walla Wash May 13 a
Hanging No 13 took place a
today at the state prison It s
was the most greweome ever a
witnessed Richard Quinn
dropped through the scaffold
trap swaying at the end of a
rope for 20 minutes begging
the executioners to drag him up
and let him fall again 4o end
> lila agony
e s o ISIS
Three warrants charging him with
selling liquor In the county without
a license were served on Aaron Til
ley proprietor of a liquor boat at
Metropolis Landing when ho walked
Into tho sheriffs ofllco this morning
Two of the warrant were sworn out
In the court of Magistrate Daxter
Kuykendall and were served by Con
stable Jeff Bonnltfter The third
was a bench warrant on an Indict
ment returned by the lart grand jury
and was served by Deputies Charles
Clark and 11111
To add to the discomfort of Tllley
his bondumen surrendered him this
morning but he was permitted to go
In the custody of Constable Dannl ter
ror the purpose of arranging A new
bond He was out under bond on
even bench warrants
Tilley evaded the officer yester
day afternoon by crossing the river
and then coming to Paducah Dep
uty SWrlff Charles ClarksElwood
Noel deputy United State marshal
and Constables A C Shelton and
Jeff Bannlffttir went to the houseboat
In an automobile The word was
sent to Tilley who crossed the river
and hen came to Paducah arriving
shortly after the officer returned
He remained in the city last night
and was found this morning
Teachers Institute
The annual county Institute for
the county teachers will be bed
August 812 at tbo court house
Prof U W Feeror county school
superintendent baa secured Prot C
W Richards of Princeton as lead
er At the Institute Professor
HJciiords will lead tho discussion of
the topics of Interest to the teach
era while other speak ore will be se
cured to deliver appropriate address
Chief of Pollee Henry Slngery re
turned this afternoon from Birming
ham Ala where he attended the
annual convention of chief of po
llen of the United State lie was
made a member of the national leg
islative committee
Considerate Robber
Leases Burial Money
In the letter which Is signed spe C
cial and ts already conveniently I
provided with head lines and every
thing 4
Tho letter says I
Pirdu > cnn Evening Sun Paducah
Please publish the following
IVwlucah boy robbed and murder
ed In Wichita Kan
Jwso 8 fort who had been In
Kansas for the past month and had
started back to Paducah was rob
bed and murdered on west Douglas
street last nfght about 8W oclock
tho robbers failed to got all ho had on
flits person In the fob pockets of his I
pants ho carried 13700 which will
serve for Ilurlal purposoa
purposoaSpecial I
A special from Wichita 039 the I
murder has not yet been discovered I
by tho officials
Capt Koger Appointed
Coptalrt James Kogor of this city
IaS been appointed1 by Governor
Vlll8on trustee of the Confederate
Home at Pewee Valley The ap
pointment Is onsldcred a high honor
Captain Koger laa Confederate ve
oran and takes an active Interest in
the work of the Confederate organ
She Will Make Her Maiden
Veyage June 5 to
Machinery Will be Installed
by Lecal FirmT
The new ferryboat 0 W Robert I
On built at Helena Ark wlllllr
rho here next Tuesday or Wednesday I
In tow of the Frank Owens Upon
her arrival her massive machinery
I built by Shelton Bros of this city
will bo Instqllfd and she will make of
her maiden trip on June G Her ma to
chinery has been completed at a II
cost of over C100 > and Is 17 Indies If1
with a five foot stroke probably the tf
largest In thla section 51
She will have strong power en r
Ill llng her to make at least 15 miles rr
down stream and between 10 and 12 1
upstream The cabin furniture and U
fixtures wbre purchased through to
Heaves Son from Chicago and g
will be elegant A handsome piano
bas been purchased for herII
Secretary Charles Robertson will E
leave early Sunday morning for P
Helena and will return aboard the
boat with Capt John E Rollins who w
bas been at Helena superintending
the construction of the boat The i w
Jrank Owens a combination ferry
towboat and excursion boat will tow
her here and afterwards carry out an i
excursion party from here She was a
built for the Helena harborIt t
The Robertson will mako two trips
a day to Livingston point three trips
i to Drookport and four trips to Ow
ens landIng on tho Illinois side op
i posite Paducah The public road to II
I Livingston point landing baa been f
completed and a franchise hUll been tl
obtained n
June 5 the Robertson will leave
terns for Cairo with a large excursion tl
party The round trip will be glyen h
roe to the patron In order to dem
instrato the working of the boat and
ier substantial build Juno C riio a
Kill take up the regular ferry bull c
ness that has been partly dlscon II
Itiued since the disaster to the net r
lie Owen several months ago 1
Ib I
It I
sJ sI
Over the distribution of the funds t
In tho bankruptcy case of T J At I
ins a question has arisen relative to
decisI Iin I
the effect of tho state courts decis
Ion Three banks the Globe Dank I
and Trust company the State NaI IPo
Zonal bank ot Illinois and the First r
National bank of Paducah are try J
ng to receive an apportionment of
ho funds on hand Their claims
imount td about JlSVOOv
In the McCracken circuit court It t
vas decided that certain deeds made t
b l y T J Atkins to his son were not E
valid as to the claims of the three J
banks but were valid as to tho re a
maining creditors ot the bankrupt
In the appellato court tho decisIonS
of the circuit court was sustained In
part and reversed on other polnlsI I
Fho court ordered the distribution
of the estate to be left to the bankruptcy I
ruptcy court I
Now a question has arisen be I
lween Trustee A Y Martin and oth
er creditors of the bankrupt as tol I I 1
lha effect of the judgment of a state I
court In ordering the distribution of
the funds by a court of bankruptcy
Returns from the county enumera
tion havo been tabulated by Prof U
W Feoior county school superin
tendent Owing to the fact that a
coP at tho tabulation of last years
tlguretj snot In the office it can not
be told whether there In an Increase
Superintendent Foeror believes I
that thoro la a email Increase In L
some dtetrlcU the Increase was large
but In other districts losses wore re
ported The gnrtS snow 3890
school children In the county exclu
live of the city There are 1GS4
mnio and 1 591 girls a total of 3
278 white children Of the color
ed enumeratkm there are 817 male i
total of 012
females a r
and 208 612raJ
River is Being Dragged For Bodies
of Saltillo Victims While Jury of
Coroner Investigates the Wreck
Witnesses Testify that Smoke
From Lime Kilns Obscured
Pilot Lights Boat Break
jig to Pieces
St Loulv May 13 230 p m
Tho coroner Jury of Jefferson coup i I
returned a verdict of unavoidable I
accident tills afternoon at the Invest I
Igntlon of the death of the twelve I
who jierlslied In the wreck of thoI I
stcainor City of Haltlllo Wednesday
night All officers are exonerated
from blameI I
Tliq only bodies recovered were I
Mn Rliea nnd the porterI e
Had Premonition
> Dives are at work near the scene
1 the sinking of the Saltlllo drying t
rescue the bodies of the unfortu j
late paepehgera The current Isi v
swift at the bend > in the river andv
hey may the washed miles down the
stream Relatives of Fowler Post e
received a telegram this morning
from Captain James Koper > who IIE i
rice president of the packet company r
that no expense was being spared
recover the bodies of the paaeen l
gors and members of tho crew i
Th night of the tragedy and al
most at tho time It happened l1nil
Edmund M Post mother of Fowier 1
lost was seized with an almost un r
wntronable spell of nervousness J
which continued an hour or more t
She wept but told those who asked
her the reason that die didnt knpv
why r
Nashville papers say that riot
Rhea whoso wife and daughter were t
drowned was In a nervous condition r
and with his 9on > was trying to walk <
off in the yard when the word I r
came 1
Steersman IluMi Arrive t
Tired out from the loss of sleepIi
Herbert Rush eteemnaa on thC Hi
fated steamer City ot Saltlllo was
the Brut eye witness of the Jisairfar
near St Louis to reach the city He t
strlved last night and passed II
through Paducahi en route to his e
hpmp at Brpokport UK
At the tlmo of the accident Rush J
was In the pilot house with Ed Pell 11
and was able tot give an accurate des c
cription of the dltster lie said l
tlrat the bbat was going don the I
river at a speed of about 18 nlllei
when the smoke from the lime Ulna
blinded the pilot H was about 946
oclock The crew discovered that
the boat was caught In the powerful 1
eddy caused by a bend In the river
The engines were reversed but It
was useless i
Rush said the accident happened
so quickly that ho scarcely realized
lie remained In the pilot house
until the boat settled and then
climbed out on the roof and began
assisting passengera to the life boats
Rush left the scene of the disaster
yesterday morning at 7 oclock
When he reached the city last night
he was tired but crossed the river
In a skiff to assure his parents of
his safety
Given Fowler an uncle of Powder
Post and < Mr Cook Husbands loft
Itst night for Str Louis to make ar
rangements for the shipment of the
body home when It la found
Begin Investigation 0 4
St Louis May 13Federa1 Inves 1
Igatlon and the coroners Inquest Int t
to tha wreck of the steamer City of I
UiUlllo started this morning Ten
bodes are stilt missing Dlvera are
al work
workNets were cast about the wrecked
steamer to prevent the bodies not C
jet recovered from being ewept I
down the stream The steamer Is
breaking up
At the federal investigation and
tho coroners Inquest this mornln J
It was shown < by the crew that smoke I
from the cement kilns obscured the I
pilot lights just before the Saltlllo
reached the place whore she I1SI I
rookedI I
St Louis I May 13Federal navi 4
gallon officials at onco began an In
vestigation Into the astonishing and I
unprecedented loss of I
In late years
life which atended the sinking of the
steamer City of Saltlllo Twelve
persons seven of them passengers I
dozen feet
were drowned within a
of Ute bank when In the dntense
darkness the gang plank or stage
on which they had crowded struck
a tree overturned and threw them
Into the Mlsalslppl
Capt Harry C Crane said Thurs
day that the passengers crowded on
the tilting gangplank by his pormls
the boat toward
pon as the pilot swung
ward land His reason for permit
ting them to be there was the need i
for haste In clearing the boat the
rear of whose cabin deck was under
water while the refugees stood on
a small Pace at the front ot the
lower deck All the lives lost were
St Louis May 13 An
earthquake shock of 53 minutes
duration was recorded by fit +
Louis and Cleveland seismo t
graphs It Is supposed to be in
Central America t
Washington May 13Th c
goverpment seismograph re s
corded quakes early this morn t
Ing They are more distinct
1 than the quake that devastated
Costa Rica May 2 t
Port Limon Costa Rica May
13Telegraph lines to the In
terlor suddenly went out of
commission today It la feared
1 another earthquake has struck
S the district
those of persona on the gangplank
The number of the supposed dead
was reduced from 13 to 12 when it 1
was discovered that Dan Taylor ne
gro porter had been known by an
other name and had thus been count
ed twice In making up the death
Women and children first was
the captains cry as the passenger
and crew gathered Wednesday nigh
on the narrow ledge of safety on tho
upper cabin of the listing boat
which bad struck a boulder very
near the Missouri shore at Glen Parl
Jefferson county Fire which had
broken out In the rear and had been
extinguished by the rising water
added to the haste and the excite
ment of the passengera
Following his order the first ones
to climb upon the stage were wo
men one of them with a 2yearold
child Men were behind thorn
most ot them members of the crew
They went the captain says to aid
the women and ci lld and would
have returned to aid others had the
stage formed the connection with
out mishap The darkness and the
rapid listing of the boat caused the
failure to land the stage which id
safety landed score of times on ev
ery trlp >
J J Dunn supervising Inspector
of hula and boilers for the St Louis
district announced that the survjv
ors of the crew would be summoned
to his office in the old Federal build
Ing as soda as they return to the
Lily Capt Archibald Gordon in
spector of hulls and W J McDon
aid Inspector of boilers will coop
rate with him In the Inquiry They
will endeavor to Itetn I whether the
boat was properly handled and on I
Continued oa Page Four
Seven cities probably Trill have
representatives at the meeting of the
officials of tho KKtji league which
will be hold In Paducah Sunday iAt
the meeting It will be decided defin
Itchy Whether the league will consist
of six or four clubs This afternoon
Manager Harry Cooper of the local
club left for Marlon HI where ho
will meet President Oosnelt and
confer with the Marion citizens In re
tard to a club
Transportation was mailed to
mine of the Paducah players this
afternoon and they will begin re i
porting next week Practice will be
gin at once and the team will be Jn
shape for the opening of the season
Slay 26 The players sent tranappr
IZlion are Infleldor George Rus
sell of Carry Mills 111 D IL Pal
more of Chaffeo 3Io Wood Paijws
of Nashville Robert E Jefferson of
Maysllcte outfielders Judge A > ber
nathy of Selmer Tenn Louts An
germelrer of Louisville Everett
Tadlock of Oden III Pitchers Ew
ling Qu Harris of Erin > Tenn John
F Keeley of Loulavllle Joe S
Crane of Sparta Tenn The local
players signed are Council Lee
Hart Pitchers George Block catch
er and Robert Mercer and Carroll
Mrs Sowells Stepfather
Mrs A B Sowell 1325 Broadway
recelred news today of tho death of
her stepfather Colonel Anderson
Scaroy of Murfreesboro Tann rnae <
funeral took place this afternoon ai
2 oclock In Murfreesboro tho Rew
Mn Qtaden pastor of the Christian
church officiating Colonel Seamy
vfa a valiant soldier of the Confeil
erecj during the Civil war
Methodist General Conference
Preparing For interest
ing Proceedings
Baptists Raise Large Sum far
lAshevllle May 13 Monday Is tile
date I finally fixed for be inning teA
toting on bIShops at the general con
ference of the Methodist church
Anent Dlsbop Slorrlson
A unique situation has arisen In
tho Methodist general conference
here In which Bishop H C Morri
son is the dominant figure If he
does not follow the example of Bish
op Joseph S Key and ask the con
terence to place him on the retired
Usttho conference itself will be
asked by one of Its committee to
grant him the superannuate rela
tion There will be two reports
from tho committee on episcopacy
on this matter the majority fav =
oring hIs retirement and the min
ority opposing It Never before In
the history of the church baa a
bishop gone counter to the wishes
of this committee and If his case
comes before the conference it is
doubtful It any decision will be al
IA I lowed few night ago the committee
Ion episcopacy voted to superannuate
Bishop Morrison and he went be
fore them and secured reconsiders
lion Then there arose a question
ot constitutional law The commit
tees action was final and some hold
rrovocable A reconsideration did
not place him on tho list of active
jlshops It was necessary In the
ipinlon of some ecclesiastical law
yers for the conference to restore
aim to that condition Tire cbm
nlttee did not wish tbo case to go
before the conference Aa ugly
lontroversy might arise oan efr
ort has been made to Induce the
bl lBlvop to request superannuation
but without avail
Will Elect Seven Bishops
Seven bishops will be elected 4t
tho recommendations of the com
mittee era carried out The con
cronco may reduce the number to
ilx It will hardly raise It to eight
There are only four or five men ot
ionsplcloua and distinguished per
sonality known throughout the
church and on the lips of every one
lor the ifflce of bishop
This maiJib in problem all the
greater to solve for a Vtrhop holds
his office for life and the church
wants only Its most capable men In
the office
Union ot all the negro Methodist
churches In America Is a possibility
ot the near future It Is now under
consideration 119 was announced
this morning by Rev George CCIe
mont the fraternal delegate from
the A M E Zion church The
Southern Methodist church will lend
Its old to the plan which if con
summated will make the United
church the largest body of negro
Christians in the world
This conference though conserva
live to the core has broken many
Continued on Page SILt
When ho returned from his lath
ers bedside this morning Sir A L
< Dynes manager of the East Tenne
see Telephone company received a
elogram announcing th death of Ws
rather air L 0 Joynes 76 years
did Last week air Joynes was can
ed to Washington to attend the bed
sIde ot his father who was Injured
internally by a fall down Ii flight of
staIrs lie 1Uf resting easy Wednee
ay when Mr Joynes started to re
turn to Paducah on account of the
gees of business He reached Padu
ah this morning at 4 oclock Air
repress has resided in Washington
about eight years with his son
leorge Jojnes lIe formerly reaW
ed In Cincinnati where the funeral
and + burial will be held Sundays Mr
Jones will leave Paducah early In
he morning for Cincinnati to attend
he services
Must Prepare Our Ordinance
The rule requiring members of the
lenoral l council to prepare their own
ordinances wilt 00 enforced by the
rdlnanco committee last Itttht
lohe committee met at tho city halt
but decided that there was no bull
less before the mmbers There
were several motions before the com
nltteo to ntng In ordinances but the
numbers of the committee betted
and wilt refer the introducer to the
ules adopted by the board

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