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VOL XXVIII NO 55 PADUCAH KY FRIDAY EVENING AUGUST 19 1910 TEN CENTS PER WEEK
INDEPENDENTS IN
TENNESSEE SAY
HOOPER IS niGHT
Interviews With Leaders 01 i t
Anli > Pateraon Forces in
Volunteer State
Talk of Governors Withdrawal I
Renewed
FIUiS S SAY HE PILL NOT
Nabvtllo Tonn Aug 19Judg
tag by the tunny oxprettone hoard
hold r the III tltJudent > < Democratic
t drf who are In the olty they hav
rg tam iff attend Jilt nights eon
firuit and Mute committee the nOm
iatxn of Capt Ben W Hooper at
the it < publican candidate for gover
n r + giving Mtftfaction among the
Continued on Page Thnti
IXMt lilt Hull
Whllo J W Shepherd general
foreman of tho Illinois Central rail
road hops nt Fulton was en route
from Union station to the olty thin
morning his purse containing 107
and an annual pan ovor tho JIll
nois Central lines slipped from his
pocket He noted the loss after
leaving tho car and the police do
partment was asked to help find tho
purse
Villain I fhullt
Nr w forks Aug 19 Qarflold n
v ag tiar Pa iwlfl N J was swept
bY u cioiiJburtl taut night and early
n tads morning and ac a result
tli re 10 muob damaged property
there Water tbyee feet deep fllkid
the roads In plntci anti traffic walls
s mot Impossible
In the lower tMttan tho storm
d i > 11 worst werk Uie sand bolng
washed upon the trolley treks and
I nK up the iy Uin In many plaora
trees were uprooted and thrown
aruss sidewalk and road but a
far an known here was no loss of
Me I or tortous Injury to any of the
rcMdrutcM11
MIDAIS FOR AVIATORS
le Illnnr Auliiim Ilrit and Stvoiul In
long Air Itnct
Ian AHK 19The immtelpaMty
of Pari ii I arranging A dinner at
whxh the famous gold medal of tho
civ of Parts will be prttt nted to
Je 1 Wane and Auburn who finished
flirt and eeowl rospecUveiy In the
grot aviatliw orowMiountr race
comploipd yesterday ie I Gagnoux
wto flninhed with them although
pi t nld l by accident from comilel
> rtr the full course also will receive
Fite mudnl
ins TICKHTSAIUS iou IUHI ND
Duffy fouMnt do With It At All He
CHUM Dye Sw It Went IImt I
New York Atig 19IlItrlok Duf
t r of Wert PhttadelpMa bought a
t Itt fnIiIUni blnv to return to his
> t U land In The Third oabln of the
Cunirder Maurctlna which wiled
w terday t Ho Mowed the ticket
nwjf in his trunk nnd sent tho trunk
In cxpn a to the Cunard pier It
arrived and was put aboard Later
Duffy aco orrlvtdand was asked for
hi < Hi krt He said it was aboard In
1rUlik 1 Tlioroforo tho trunk
taitd without him lie may pay for
another ticket and go by anothor
thp and when he presents tho ticket
that he has In his trunk to tho Cun
nrd line office In Liverpool he will
get back his money lie regretted
Hint hi did not think of putting his
ticket in hlH grip which ho brought
to till pier with him
tADY CONCEDES DEFEAT
Dahlinnn Probably Secunil Demo
mills Xoinlimtlon
Omaha NwVV Aug tlTJlo Bee
this morning announced that Cady
practically concedes kid defeat t by Aid
rich in the raw for the Uopubllcan
nomination for governor and that
Aldrich claims a majority orovur
lOOOO I Tho paper whloh Supported
Cady during the campaign expresses
the opinion that Aldrich has won by
a small majority and that Dahlmnn
has secured tho Democratic nomina
tion although Shallonbcrgcr still
claims It Aldrich has boon a strong
advocate of county option while
Dahlman Is as openly Ilk opponent
Both Shallenberger and Cady took a
middle ground on the question
tnlted States Senator Burkctt and
Congressman Hitchcock have secured
the nomination for the senatorehlp
by heavy majorities
arrants Are Issued For Frank B
Harriman Ewing and Taylor in
I Illinois Central Graft Cases Today
Slate Authorities Commence
Prosecutions Independent l
ly of Probe by Head of the
Railroad System
Chkogo Aug 19clfrllnta
were leeued today 1 > y the elate
authorities for C I Ewing Frank
II Harrlinau and J L Taylor
former Illinois Central railroad
oWokils charsliif them for partici
paUng lit the alleged car repair
craft
Mr T II lutz
Mr T II Lutz died yesterday
afternoon at 3 oclock at his homo
826 South Tenth tttreot niter a
titirt Illness of malarial fever Mr
Lutz was CO ears of ago and wus
n member of tho Iaduooli local chip
onrpenter union Surviving him
are It mother and four htotere hto
wife nnd two children Mrs Nora
Snood of thte oily and Clarence
Lull of the United States navy
The burial will bo held thin after
noon at 4 1 oclock at the residence
and the burial In Oak Drove come
tUT
New M vlnjt Plrlum Hou I e
eI I
Paducah 10 to have another mov
lag picture theater Mr Joseph
JDwtljorgor tho owner of Uie Star
SlartblUter
Theater has leaned the building 10
cently occupied by the Hacket store
I at 407 Broadway for the purpose
Mr DoMjorfier will oltlior put oiv a
hksh eteftB vauderiUe show or an
up todolo moving picture He IIII
lands Bpendlng several thousand dol
lara In remodeling both the Interior I
and exterior of time bulkllng and win i
O l about > the first of October
1
X fi livlllr < 4 School > niiu I
Nashville Tenn Aug 19Tho
HohohuUc population of Nashville
according to the ftctirea complied by
John It Turnoyv Is 19800 a gain of
3677 over lost year Of these
OIlJ611 OIl
I 4 oliO 1 ore white and 15159 arc
colon d white GUts are listed 09 un
educated or unable to read or write
Of tho tatter clots I 3 ISO are white
and 2883 are colored
In the grand total there are 12
20S vrt lte males and 12203 I mblte
females There are 7371 colored
maiN and 79SS colored femalwt
There aro only 95 more white males
then female while the colored girls
exceed tholr brothers < bj C17
Ir I
MARRY ON THE SPOT
IN THE CLERKS OFFICE
Slowly but surely Col Gus O Sin
gletons sanctum at the county court
house l Becoming hallowed ground
Two marriage ceremonlea have been
performed there within 2t hours
Willie Mitchell aged 21 and Bessie
I Johiivton 22 years old of Hnmlotd
burs Ilk came hero this morning
and after obtaining n marriage II
cease they deckled to marry right on
the spot County Judge Barkley was
called over Into tho county clerks of
flees and tied tho knot Tho nowly
weds returned home this afternoon
YMterday afternoon Magistrate C i
W Emery married Sam Eubank nnd
I Bottle Moore of this county In Col
Singletons office
I
S e e e
HURLEY DEAL OFF
Lexington Ky Aug 19 Spe
clalIl Is announced here
that the sale of the 1909 bur
ley pool Is off for the present
New bids will be opened Tues
day
Albany RriuluH 100000
Washington Aug 19The popu
lation of Albany N Y Is 100253
an Increase of ClV2 or 6G per cent
as compared with 94151 la 1900
Dlni Will Mrlllaptinin
Mr Emmet Bagby and Prof liar
ry Gilbert were entertained with n
supper given by the noted baritone
singer David Blspham yesterday
while pawing through Cincinnati
II I Former Governor Hurt
lou lH1 110 Ky Aug 19A ape
cial from Indianapolis says that tit
S Taylor once governor of Louisville
and who was for a long time under
Indictment for complicity in the Goe
bel murder fell from bin desk whHe
I I trying to fix a window and was pain
fully hurt though not dangerously
FIFTEEN HURT IN WRECK
I
Sleepers Ate Only Cars of Southern
I Limited Remain on Track
Charlotte N C Aug 19A c
cording to meager Information Just
received the Southern limited No3 I
was wrecked near Rockton a flag
station at 1030 oclock last night
It Is rumored that every car left the
track and that tho wreck Is now
burning Owing to the remoteness
of the scone It will bo some time
before moro definite Information Is
received
receivedFifteen
I Fifteen Injured have been take n
out ot the wreck So far no dead I
have been found All the cars ex
cept three sleepers were overturned
The oars overturned wero the mall
eipresa and combination can and 1 I
two paasngcr coaches i
I
iltOPKE SHORTAni 1200000
TrustCo
Fidclllr Trust Co Will mores 0 I
Stock to 2000000
Louisville J y Aug 198lock
holder of the Fidelity Trust com
pany at a meeting this afternoon
unnnimouftly voted to Increase the
capital stock of the company from
1000000 to 2000000 The net
shortage of August Ropko former
assistant secretary of the company
was announced as 1200000 his I
grosH shortage having been reduced t
consWerally by > recurlUes nnd prop
erty turned over to the bank It l
was announced that through re
coveries of securities from Ropke
that there would be a surplus of f
96000 left the company whereas
It had been previously stated that
Itopko had made way with the entire
surplus
Hopke Is still In Jail awaiting trial i
In November
NovemberAn
An election of officers of the
Fidelity Trust company will be held
six or seven months hence It Ja said
Married t Metropolis
Metropolis HI Aug 19Spe
dalMiaa Lucy Wallace of Sym
Sonia 1 Ky and Mr Theobold Her
ring of lechanlc burg wore mar
ried hero yesterday by Magistrate
Liggett
Autograph Leiter
From Mr Rooret > ett
I
Mr Ben WwlHo la possessor of nn
autograph letter from former Front
dent Roosevelt declining an Invtta
till to tho Paducah fall fair Re
cently Mr Roosevelt announced In
the Outlook that Jt 18 1 Impossible for
him to read all his corospondeiww to
my nothing of answering all tho
letters and the fact that this Invita
tion was considered worthy of a per
tonal reply Is an honor In itself
The letter on an Outlook letter
head says
August 1C 1910
VMy 1 dear Sir
I wish I could accept but It Is a
aimplo Impossibility I have re
ceived litcrallyi thousands ot similar
requests and with tho belt wishes
In the world It has proved Impossi
ble for mo to accept ono ln < a hun
dred of thorn Invitations I deeply
appreciate tho courtesy and kind
THE WEATHER
The predictions nnd tempera
ture for the past twentyfour
hours will bo found nt the top
of the seventh column on lingo
lour t
w j
ness of thopo who ask me to speak
but you live no conception of the
drain It is upon me oven to accept the
vary limited proportion that I am
physically able to accept and I
could not greatly increase this pro
portion without absolutely abandon
ing all thought ot any other work
Faithfully yours
T ROOSliVELTX
Mr B Wolllo
President Paducah Fair Associa
tionPaducah
Paducah Kentucky
STEAMER IS DISABLED
Breaks Puilillo Wheel Lands Glen
Isliuul Crowd at City Island
Now York Aug 1910Ilco head I
quarters received word last night t I
that tho steamer Accomack one ot
tho passenger boats plying between
New York and Glen Island had
broken a paddle wheel while on her
way from the island to Manhattan I
and had to put In to City Island I
where all tho passengers wero dis i
dlS1cbnrgell
They had to come to New York I
by train No one was injured It
I was reported I
l
THREE DIVISION
BOARDS OF RURAL
SCHOOLS READY
First Second and Third
Choose Their Chairmen
and Secretaries
Next Week Other Three Will I
Organize
EXAMINATION OEj TEACHERS I
Organization of the first Uiree
school divisions of McCrocken
county has been completed by I
County School Superintendent W L
Feezor and he is now preparing for
the organization of the remaining
three The results were
First divisions A Bagwell
chairman B J Hovecomp score
tary
eSecond division Pete Stroub
chairman I CL Knott secretary
Third division B T Jett chair
man I C Knott secretary
Messrs Bagwell and Stroub wero
reelected while Mr Jett succeeds
F F Gbolaon The divisions were
organized Monday Tuesday and I
Wednesday and Superintendent
dayrn
f
rnnext week for tho organization of
dlvlc
steno Tho election took place
some time ago I i
Division ono Includes almost all of
the Fifth magisterial district soil e
dlstrct Two extends along Graves
county The Third division com
prises all territory between tho first
two
Teachers Examined
Today the examinations lor white
applicants for teachers certificated
to teach In the county schools begun
In Superintendent Feezqre office at t
the court house There are only
four applicants two men and hOI
women The examinations wfll tie
completed tomorrow and next Fri
day and Saturday Superintendent
Feezor will conduct examinations
for colored applicants
0Found Ills Meat
Through the Pnducah police de
partment Julian Reeves a merchant
of Kevll has recovered onethird of
the amount of bacon that was stolen
from his smokehouse last week The
bacon was found In possession o f
C F Schraedcr n groceryman at
Thirteenth and Monroe streets who
had purchased It from a negro tort
H85 Mr Reeves was notified of
the discovery and he arrived this
morning and took the bacon home
Mr Schaeder willingly gave up the
meat and tho police are now on the
trail of tho negro who sold It to
him With his arrest they expect to
recover tho remainder of the bacon
ILLINOIS CENTRAL SUED
I1Y WOOLFOLK AND ROWERS
The Illinois Central Railroad com
pang was made defendant In two
small suits aggregating 15948
that wero flied In county court today i
Woolfolk Bowers company pro
duce dealers ask f 10741 damages
9t
both for overcharges and loss of
goods shipped whUe the E E Suth
erland Medicine company seeks t to I
recover 5207 the value of a ship
ment including freight charges made
to Greenfield Okla October 5 1908
Woolfolk Bower fi company say the
company overcharged them 2203 I
on a shipment of eggs from Padu
cab to New York that eggs valued I
at 59 and consigned from Paducah l
to New York on May 26 1910 were I
weret
2625 shipped to Louisville on Juno I
27 1910 did not reach their desti 1
nation The suits were filed by At I
torneys Eaton fi Boyd
CONSTABLE SHOT
PRISONER DEAD
MOIl INCITES MAX TO ESCAPE
AND OFFICER PROTECTS
SELF I
Ecfwardsvlllo UK Aug 19Con
stable Relske of Granite City who I
left hero to arrest Samuel Morgan
surrendered to Sheriff David Jones
oftoday niter spending the night at then
home of a flreman Il Uko asserted
after he arrested Samuel Morgan at a
picnic at Horse Shoe lake yesterday
ernlho I started to take him to the cars
when n mob of the prisoners i follow
Mos r
gan struck the con abe who drew r
his revolver to keep off the > mob Hit e I
finally killed his primer Rieako I
claims selfdefense J
McMurray Witness Belore Gore
Indian Fraud i Committee Today
Tells ot Enrollment of Indians
lie Describes Method and I
Says Many Were Erron I
eously Listed Spent 5
000 on Minor Expenses
Sulphur Okla Aug 19At a
meeting of the Gore bribery commit
tee they questioned McMurray and
Carney as to the Indian citizenship
roll today McMurray ban the 5
000 which was not sent to the secre
tary of the Interior for approval bei
Ing need for trivial expenses lie be
lieves that many names were wrong
fully enrolled
UrollH from Bridge
Worthvllle Ky Aug 19Jobn
Wilson 38 years of age a bridge
carpenter dropped to his death from
Bridge 27 spanning a ravine on the
Louisville 8 Nashville near Walton
He was at work when he lost his bal
ance and fell 40 feet to the ground
He leaves a wife and five children
Taft Congratulates Hooper
Nashville Tenn Aug 19 = Capt
Republicant
nominee for governor of Tennessee
received the following telegram
Beverly Mass Aug 19
Capt D W Hooper
I want to extend to you person
ally my warmest congratulations
upon your nomination The great
victory for good government In I Ten
nessee which has just been won will
I hope be followed by your tri
umphant election
WM H TAFT
Powers 8 Edwards
1Somerset Ky Aug 19The race
Edt
wards for the Republican nomination
for congress In the Eleventh district
continues without abatement No ar
rangement has yet tieenmade for the
Joint debates Edwards challenged
Powers to a Joint debate In tour or
five different towns Power replied
with counter charge for a Joint de
bate la every county in the district
the first to be held In Somerset Sep
ember C
Skull Crushed
Owenton Ky Aug 19The body
ot William Wllbolt who had been
missing for two days was found by
the lockkeeper at Monterey In theI I
Kentucky river The body was Just
above the lock with the skull
crushed There seems to have been i
no way In which this Injury could
have been suffered by accident so ItJ J
Is believed he was murdered Wll
holt was a great fisherman and ire
quently went to lonely spots along
the river Officers aro working on
the case
MINERS DEADLOCK
ON STRIKE ISSUE
COMPROMISE REPORT IS EXPECTED
j
PECTED TO HE UI nSEDt t
TO CONVENTIONs I
1
Indianapolis1 i Aug 19Tho
Iminers special committee appolned
I
by President Lewis to determine theI
strike policy Is deadlocked It Is be
lIe < d the report will be a com
promise endorsing tho strike pro I
viding funds nnd providing torI I
dlclpllne by the district officers who I
have not been obeying orders from
the International officers
Funeral of Joseph Swift
The body of Joseph Swift who died
in St Louis yesterday arrived at 3
oclock this afternoon accompanied
by Mr 0 A AtchiSon Tho funeral
will be held nt the residence 321
North Fourth street at 3 oclock to
morrow afternoon the Rev O T
Sullivan pastor of the Broadway
Methodist church officiating
Caught in Missouri
Mayfiold Ky Aug 19 Special
Riley Upchurcb charged with kid
naping Margaret Riley was caught
at Now Madrid Mo
Chicago Market
Sept High Low Close
Wheat 101 1014 100 H
Corn 62 6B2 Olio
Cotton Holiday Sept 3
New York Aug 19The cotton
exchange here will be closed Septem
ber 3 the Saturday before Labor
Day
I
I
IOXOItS CONDITION I
U
a Hoboken Aug 19
Mayor Gaynora condition ia
still satisfactory according to
the bulletins Issued todayi
SPEAKERSHIP IS
A PROPOSITION
CHOOSING SUCCESSOR TO JOE
CANNON WILL REQUIRE
SEVERAL THOUGHTS
Washington Aug 19It Speaker
Cannon Is eliminated the selection
of a new speaker will be one ot the
hardest problems which has con
fronted the house In years Although
the regulars are In the majority
they will be unable to elect a
speaker without Insurgent votes
Madison of Kansas Smith of Iowa
and Mann of Illinois are the most
promising Insurgent candidates for
the chair while Hill of Connecticut
Is tho regulars favorite
Cannons Homo Town
Washington Aug 19Tbe cen
sus bureau today announced the
population of Danville III Can
nons home at 27871 an increase
of 11517 Cannons home county
countyVermillion
Vermillion has 7799C Inhabitants
an Increaso ot 12631 The popula
tion ot Madison county Illinois has
Increased 25165 The total popu
population
POPUIIntlon
Damage Suits at Mayfield
Mayfield Ky Aug 19Two son
sational damage suits were filed in L
circuit court Thursday The iilain
tiff to each one Is Mrs Ida Ducobu I
against J J Osborn for 5000 dam
ages and the other one against John
Wright for 10000 The attorneys
for the plaintiff are Webb 8 Weaks
Mrs Ducobu states in her petition
that on or about August 25 1909
the defendant Osborn spoke of and
concerning the plaintiff theso words
That some person had stolen from
John Wright 0100 and that ho was
satisfied that it was Oscar Ducobus
mother and if they did not return
tho money that John Wright would
prosecute her The suit against
Mr Wright for 10000 alleges that 1
he also spoke words accusing Mrs
Ducobu of stealing UOC from him I
About a year ago It seems that a
roll of money about 0100 at the I
Wright home got misplaced some I
way and could not be found at the
time Several months later It is un I
derstood the money was found In
some of the trunks or dressers by
Mrs Wright Mrs Ducobu claims
that the shock by being tbusly ac I
cused has permanently wrecked her
health
New Alarm System
J W Fraser a representative of
the Dean Efectrlc company Elyria
0 arrived In Paducah today and will
superintend the installation of the
new police and fire alarm system The
central switchboard has been placed
In the general police office at the city
hall and the work of stringing the
network of wires over the districts
Is nearIng completion A partial
shipment of the combination boxes
hAs been made The system will be
In operation in a short time but It
depends upon the completion ot the
circuits over the city There will be
50 boxes known as tho flash light
systemSUICIDE
SUICIDE GERM IN
NEW YORK FAMILY I
TWO WIVES AND HUSBAND DEAD
THIRD MAKES THREE
ATTE > HTS
New York Aug 19On hearing
that her husband Louis C Cauguy
a real estato agent here formerly of
St Louis had committed suicide
Mrs Leonie Cauguy his third wife
today made the third attempt at eul
clde within a week Her first at
tempt was leaping In front of an ole
vated train When arrested she
tried to Jump out of the window and
she was restrained from drinking car
bolic add this morning by a reporter
While Cauguys first wife shot her
self the second was asphyxiated
WOMANS SCREAM
DRIVES BURGLAR
OUT OFI I BEDROOM
Had Struck a Match and Wat
looking For Plunder
When She Awoke
Downtown Boarding House is
Alarmed
POLICEMAN ALMOST HELD UP
Awakened suddenly from her sleep
at 1 oclock this morning by a flash
Mrs Eva Webb of Fifth street and
Broadway was startled to find a
burglar standing over her She
screamed to the top of her voice
and the Intruder disappeared Into
the hallway and down the steps
The screams aroused all of the
boarders and a hunt was Inaugu
rated
He had evidently Intended to com
mit robbery and after going Into
Mrs Webbs room on the second
Door ho struck a match Just at her
head The flash awakened her SBe
was unable to tell whether he was a
white man or a negro and the police
were notified No trace of the man
could be found although a thorough
search of the premises was made
Mrs Webb missed nothing from her
room this morning
Might Have Been HoldUp
Alertness on the part of Patrol
man C D Gtlllam prevented his
being held up near Union station
statloujust
Just before dawn today by a negro
whom he thinks he arrested an hour
later i i > H
Mr Gllllam left home Just before
daybreak and as he neared the Y
tracks of the Illinois Central rail
road near the Union station he dis
tinguished a suspicious tormap
proaching htm As the negro came
closer Mr Qllllam drew his re
volverWhat
What do you want ha In J
QulredJust
Just as the inquiry escaped his
lips the negro pulled something from
his pocket and darted past the
patrolman lie fled through the fill
Into the woods towards the south
yards and Mr Gllllam fired six shots
at the retreating form The negro
was a dark low and heavy set man
About 530 oclock Mr Gllllam spot
ted a negro whose description tal
lied with that of his wouldbe assail
ant Ho placed the fellow under
arrest on the station platform and
took him to police headquarters The
negro gave his name as Charles
Crump but denied he was the man
When searched a razor was taken
from him and ho was charged with
carrying concealed a deadly weapon
His trial In police court this morn
Ing was continued until tomorrow
r
Tennessees Total Vote
Nashville Tenn Aug 19Tho
total vote In the state In the recent
Judiciary election with three counties
unofficial was 238000 Shield for
supreme court Judge led the Inde
pendent ticket with a majority of
46230 il jj
FRIGHTENED HORSES
RAN INTO COFFIN ROOM
Union City Tenn Aug 191r
Alex Forrester the senior member of
the real estate firm of Forrester
Son of this city and Mr Joe Isbell
son of Squire Isbell of near Wood
land Mills met with a very serious
accident In this city They were drta
ing along Washington street when
some small boys ran up and leaped
upon the rear of the buggy and fright
ened the horses The bones ran into
the coffin room of the Ligon Furni
ture company on First street throw
Ing both men out of the buggy Injur
Ing Mr Forrester so severely that
he had to be carried to his home on
a cot and is reported to be In a serious
rloua condition Mr Isbell was not
so seriously Injured
ANOTHER CLAIMANT
Canada Man Wants a Portion of thq
Estate
Kansas City Mo Aug 19An
other claimant to the fortune left
by Col Thomas H Swope for whose
murder Dr B Clarke Hyde was sen
tenced to life Imprisonment ban ap
peared In the shape of Adam J
Swope of Kowoka Canada Judge
Ralph Latshaw of the criminal
court received a letter from Adam
In which tho Canadian stated that
ho was a son of Levi Swope ot
Pennsylvania and believed be must
be a nephew of Colonel Swope
Judge Latshaw said he bad never
heard of Lovl Swope although many
Swopes haVe made their existence
evident since the death of the Coy
onel who left a fortune of several
million dollars to be divided

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