THE WIN CHESTER NEWS
1 VOLUME 7; No. 80.
WINCHESTER, KENTUCKY, TUESDAY, JANUARY 23, 1912.
2 CENTS A COPY; 10 CENTS A WEEK
I WEATHER I
Fair and Slightly Colder.
Between 150,000 and 175,000 Pounds
Se4d at Prices From $18.75 to As
Lew at $3.50.
Tbe sale of tobacco was ojeucd at
the (Planters' Loose Leaf Warehouse
promptly at 9 o'clock Tuesday
morning. There was between 150,
000 and 175.000 pounds sold. The
grade was very dark and mean, with
the exception of two-or three crops,
whic lrwere of medium color.
Among the crops that were sold
was one belonging to J. C. Bryan &
Son, of the North Middletown pre
cinct, for which they received an
average of $6.44. The highest pri
ces that they were ever offered in
tbe country was an average of
$4.35. After all expenses for selling
Mr. Bryan received $1.85 on the
-hundred in excess what he had been
The prices ranged from $18.75 per
liundred as low as $3.50.
Among the best crops that were
, sold Tuesday morning was one be
longing to Mr. T. W. Rash, of this
county, which nveraged $12.75 per
hundred. Mr. Rash was wel pleased
with the price.
There will be sales every day this
week and both houses report re
ceipts as continuing very heavy.
Much enthusiasm is being shown
and a good number of buyers are at
tending each day.
The following were among the
sales reported at the Planters'
'Loose Leaf House, Tuesday morn
ing, and the prices received by
T. W. Rash: 3G5 lbs. $10.50:
370 lbs. $10.00; 215 lbs. $12:
365 lbs. $13.50; 355 lbs. $17.25:
505 lbs. $13.00; 410 lbs. $13.75:
540 lbs. $7.75; 455 lbs. $8.00:
205 lbs. $G.00; 210 lbs. $3.10:
315 lbs. $11.00; 385 lbs. $11.
Dykes & Braun, a crop of me
dium dark tobacco, by baskets a:
folowing piices per hundred: 205
lbs. $8.50; 330 lbs. $4.90; 185
lbs. $12.25; 345 lbs. $15.75:
215 lbs. $10.73; 245 lbs. (a
$10.75: 385 lb, ( $10.30; 105 lb
$C75; 175 lbs. $7.25: 335 lbs.
$7; 165 lbs. $4.90; 120 lbs.
Pendleton & Pennington, crop of
dark tobacco, 340 lbs. $9.75; 390
lbs. $7.75; 335 lbs. $5.40:
185 lbs. $5.50; 315 lbs.
(a$o.l0; 335 lbs. $4.00; 320
lbs. $4.40; 505 lbs. $4.50; 580
C. T. Lyons: 490 lbs. $8.25:
570 lbs. $7.25; 475 lbs. $7.75:
585 lbs. $7.2; 305 lbs. $7.00;
320 lbs. $8.50; 530 lbs. $5.70;
520 lbs. $3.35; 320 lbs. $6.00:
330 lbs. $6.23; 325 lbs. $5.00:
385 lbs. $5.40; 545 lbs. $5.40:
225 lbs. $7.00; 415 lbs. $6.75:
440 lbs. $5.30; 250 lbs. $3.10:
425 lbs. $5.90; 95 lbs. $5.10;
525 lbs. $5.50; 345 lbs. $6.00:
170 lbs. $5.10..
B. C. Kimball: 115 lbs. $3.50.
145 lbs. $4.70; 240 lbs. $8.00;
170 lbs. $5.00; 185 lbs. $4.50;
250 lbs. $3.10; 245 lbs. $G.00:
315 Its. $8.00.
Cliff Join-ion: 210 lbs. $3.70:
95 lbs. !!3.00; 75 lbsv $3.30:
70 lbs. 05.10; 110 lbs. $4.90:
35 lbs. $5.00; 80 1T)S. $5.40.
"Waller Brothers: 230 lbs. $4.20;
335 lbs. $6.00; 335 lbs. (&$8.73:
385 lbs. $10.25; 485 lbs. ($$12:
480 lbs. $13.25; 380 lbs. $10:
310 lbs. $4.20; 215 lbs. o!$17.00:
105 lbs. $5.60; 180 lbs. (n5.00:
320 lbs. $5.10; 305 Itis. (5)$11.00:
330 lbs. $9.00; 550 lbs. a$9.23;
275 lbs. $7.00.
iPrewitt & Karrick: 290 lbs.
$4.20; 300 lbs. $3.70: 295 lbs.
$3.90; 275 lbs. $$3.90; 140 s.
$3.10; 340 Itis. $5.10; 300 lbs.
$5.00; 200 lbs. $3.00; 305 Itis.
$3.20; 350 lbs. $3.10; 405 lbs.
$G.50; 430 lbs. $5.00; 135 lbs.
$4.90; 495 lbs. $4.30; 295 lbs.
$4.90; 320 lbs. $.6.00; 385 lbs.
$7.25; 445 lbs. (o)$7.25; 470 lbs.
$7.75; 4G5 lbs. $G.00; 3S5 lbs.
$7.25; 575 lbs. $7.00; 450 lbs.
Ho&kins & Curtis: 445 lbs.
$7.25; 600 lbs. $10.00; 575 lbs. '
$10.00; 505 lbs. $10.00; 2G5 lbs.
$10.25; 480 lbs. $11.00; 515 lbs.
$11.00; 400 lbs. $7.25; 105 lbs.
(ni&T-iri- 400 ttis. $7.2;
$7.25; 140 lbs.
$8.25; 555 lbs. $10.25; 225 lbs.
$10.25; 720 lbs. $7.25; 300 lbs. suit of clothes belonging to Mr. Mc
$7.25; 510 lbs. $6.75; 5G0 lbs. Henry Ilolbrook weic destroyed and
$G.50; 685 lbs. $5.40; 450 lbs.
$G.50; 685 lbs. $.40; 450 lbs.
$4.00; 26o lbs. $4.00; 400 lbs.
$4.20; 355 lbs. $4.20; 335 lbs.
$4.00; 1G0 lbs. $5.20; 345 lbs. place was burned in the feather bed,
4.70; 445 lbs. $7.25; 110 lbs. and hundreds of snowy feathers
$3.90; 105 lbs. $4.90; 305 lbs. 'swayed gracefully on the sinokc
$4.00; 80 lbs. $4.00; 405 lbs. ' laden breeze.
$5.10; '415 lbs. $7.75; 420 lbs. j The Jlames were confined to one
$9.50; 325 lbs. $12.00; 315 lbs. room, and were soon extinguished by
$5.00; 425 lbs. $7.00. j the quick work of .the Fire Depart-
Stamper & Evans: 140 lbs. $12; mcnt.
200 lbs. $7.25; 215 lbs. $10.75;
195 lbs. $4.20;; 280 lbs. $6.50;
525 lbs. $7.00.
Mobley Bros.: 545 lbs. $15.50;
305 lbs. $12.00; 195 lbs. $15.00;
265 lbs. $5.00; 180 lbs. $G.73:
380 lbs. $8.25.
P. J. Johnson: 5G0 lbs. $5.00;
370 lbs. $5.50; 425 lbs. $3.10;
375 lbs. $8.50.
At The R. A. Scobee Warehouse
Immediately after dinner the sale
j i r. r - I
s F. a.
Warehouse. About 100000 to 12o,-
000 pounds with quality nothing ex
tra. The 'highest price paid was
$31.00 per hundred for one basket
belonging, to .Mr. Walter Johnson.
Mr. Johnson's crop averaged $21.75.
Green and nondescript went as low
as 3 cents.
Health of Miss Gipson Fox Broken
Down by Strain of Tireless En
ergy. Friends Pray For Recovery
Miss Gipson Fox, until recently a
.eachcr in the Winchester Public
Schools, was Tuesday morning ai
judged insane. She was taken to
Lexington in an auto for rest and re-
Miss Fox is one of the loveliest
young ladies in Winchester. Gentle
md charming always, she was ten
derly loved by schoolmates and
teachers and in Pater years by her
pupils with a true and abiding af
Ill health and her tireless energy
are the causes of the trouble, and
jt is the earnest praj-er of all her
friends, that she will soon be re
stored to a normal condition.
Fine Bunch of Men Are Already
Contracted to Play Ball on Win
chester Team This Season.
Manager II. II. Phillips, of the
Winchester Ball Club has signed
a number of players who, he says,
are sure enough winners.
They are: Roy Cundiff, a third
baseman and Win. Sears, an out
fielder, both of Central City, Ky.,
who were signed on the recommen
dation of Burden; Whiting Broth
ers, a battery from the Louisville
Saturday Afternoon League, who
were recommended by President
Neal; Ernest Kleiner, a southpaw
from Clare, Michigan;. Chas. Lantz,
pitcher, and E. S. Sanson, a second
baseman, both of Logan, West Virginia.
But This Time Only The Feathers
Were in Evidence As They Were
Blown About College Campus.
J Fire which originated from loose
papers being blown against the grate
caused a gieat deal of excitement at
Clark Hall, the College dormitory,
Tuesday morning. An overcoat and
the furniture in the room, which was
occupied by Mr. Ilolbrook and Mr.
Oscar Golloway on the second floor,
was considerably damaged. A large
Stole A Locomotive While Intoxi
cated and Caused Collsion Result
ing in Many Injuries.
Worcester, Mass., Jan. 23. In
consideration of his youth Ralph I.
Jardine, 18 years old, who stole a
w iocamotive from the
South Worcester freight yards on
the night of Janaury 3. and started
on a joy ride, which culminated in a
collision with the New London boat
train at Webster, injuring 20 pass
engers, got off with a six-year sen
tence in the Superior Criminal Court.
The boy was brought into court a
badly scared youngster. A stromr
plea was made for mercy, and tliis
was not opposed by District Attor
It appears that J :rdinc was intox- I
ieatcd. 'He wandered about in search 1
of some instrument of amusement
came upon the locomotive, with
team up. Ho mounted to the cab,
experimented with the levers, and
started away at a seventy-mile-an-
Kour clip, with two freight cars.
bumping the rails b2hind him.
The charge agahst him was reck
lessly endangering lives. He changed
his plea to guilty, and will go to the
SEVERAL KILLED IN
State Investigates. Corner and the
Illinois Central Road Assisting in
Probe of Accident.
Centralia, 111., Jan. 23. The
State of Illinois, the Coroner of Ma
rion county and the Illinois Central
Railroad Company itself, Monday
began a three fold imcotiyai'.on i
the fatal collision on that road in
which early Monday four men high
in the railroad world were killed at
Kimuudy, thirty miles northeast of
In a private car of wood con
struction attached to train No. 23,
the New Orleans express, four men
were instantly killed, while four
other men in the forward end of the
same ear escaped unhurt.
The four victims of the wreck
were sleeping in the rear end of the
private car, which was telescoped, by
the engine pulling No. 3, the Panama
Express," running fifty .miles an
Four Killed in The Wreck.
The dead are:
James T. Harahan, of Chicago,
former president of the Illinois Cen
tral. Frank O. Melcher, second rice
president of the Rock Island, whose
car was crashed.
K. B. Pierce, general counsel of the
Eldridge E. Wright, of Memphis,
vice-president of a Rock Island
bridge company, and a son of Luke
E. Wright, former Secretary'of War.
Trainmen Who Were Injured.
The trainmen injured are:
Robert Stouart, engineer cf the
C. J. Bert, fireman of the Limited.
Jesse Gilbert, fireman of the Ex-
They were taken to their homes
in Champaign. Beit has a frac
tured skull, Gilbert's hip was broken
and Stuart is suffering from con
cussion of the brain.
The inquest was continued until
Friday to enable the crew of the
engine of the limited to testify.
The deputy coroner expressed the
opinion that the responsibility lies
between Stuart and .Flagman Henry
J. Broecker, of the express, who
lives in Chicago.
Government Attorney Says the
Probe has also Unearthed Things
the Confessor Knew Nothing
Indianapolis, Jan. 23. "Ortie
MeManigal's confession concerning
the widespread dynamite plots has.
been more than corroborated and
we have unearthed things which Mc
Manigal knew nothing about."
James W. Noel, special assistant
to the United States District Attor
ney, so stated Monday in reference
to the government's investigation ot
the dynamite conspiracy. Mr. Noel
had just come from a noon confer
once at which was prepared a long
ILst of many witnesses to the cause.
"Has the government learned any-
thing which it did not expect to
Icarn?" Mr. Noel was asked.
"A great deal more. The investi
gation has been thorough, with a
view of making it reasonably certain
that conviction might be. had where
indictments had been returned."
Attempts to blow up a hotel in
Salt Lake City. Utah, in 1909 and
1910 were described before the- Fed
eral grand jury Monday in its inves
tigation of the dynamito conspiracy.
The witnescs included two police of
ficials of Salt Lake City, a fonncr
guard at the Utah State prison, and
a tailor who sold clothing to one
of the McNamaras.
Set Meeting For Saturday at the
Courthouse in Versailles to Urge
Setting Aside of Call.
Versailles, Ky., Jan. 23. Many
Woodford county Democrats of
prominence and standing Monday
took action to express their indigna
tion at the snap primary called by
Congressman Cantrill's members of
the Congressional Committee, when
they signed a call for a meeting at
the courthouse in Versailles for next
Saturday afternoon, January 27, at
2 :30 o'clock for the purpose of tak
ing such action in regard to the pri
mary call "as may be deemed proper
looking to the best interest of the
party and to this end to call upon
the proper party authorities to set
aside said call."
Tracv and Stokely, agents for.
F. II. Hagr.rd. sold -his farm of 200
acres near Flanagan to Mr. W. II.
Elam, of Morgan county, at $65 per
acroAsjPossession will be given
Railroads Must Carry it From One
State Into "Dry" Counties of An
Washington, Jan. 23. Beer is a
commodity and railroads must carry
it when offered for transportation,
from one state into "dry" counties of
another state, regardless of the laws
of the latter state.
The Supreme Cout of the United
Slates made this ruling Monday re
garding a proposed shipment from
Indiana into "dry" Kentucky coun
ties. The case arose when the Louis
ville & Nashville Railroad Company
lefused to cany beer offered by the
F. W. Cook Brewing Company at
Evansviile, Indiana. The railroad
declined the shipment because a
Kentucky law of 190G forbade
bringing liquor into local option dis
Detectives Are Holding King Harris,
A Negro Preacher, Who is Sup
posed to Have Caused Crime.
Lake Charles La., Jan. 23. Dc-
tective investigating a series of
twenty-six murders which have oc
curred in Louisiana during the last
year, are holding a negro preacher,
King Harris. In each case the vic
tim was a negro. While Harris is
not recused of a specific crime, it
is be'.ievcd that he as head of the (
"Saciific Church" worked somo of j
his followers into such a frenzy that
they committed several killings
the n '.me of their "religion."
SENATE VOTES TO
Sixteen Democrats and Four Repub-1
licans Fellow Lead of Louis W. I
Atnett and Louisville Legislators,
Fiankfort, Ky., Jan. 23. The
Cou.ity Unit bill drawn in conformity
with the provisions of the County
Unit plank of the Democratic plat
form was reported favorably Mon
day by the County Unit and Liquar
Regulations Committee of the Sen
ate, but was re-committed to tho
committee by a vote of 20 to 1C. Six
teen Democrats and four Republi
cans out-voted fourteen Democrats
and two Republicans.
Senator Salmon moved to re
commit the bill to be reported Thurs
day at 11 o'clock.
Brock Changes His Vote
Senator Brock, a Republican, vot
ed not to recommit the bill and
changed his vote.
The Democrats favoring the pass
age or tne bill declared mat every
Senator was obligated bv their partv
platforms to support this Cuntv.lne ienae "pecuu.is ua.c
Unit Bill, and some of' the-Senators ! recently been. made throughout the I
opposing the bill stated that they did whole of the Louisville milk field and
not think this bill was cons
although Senators Moody, Thcnin?
and Grahan, all widely known con-
utionul lawyers. readS opinions by
the court to sustain the constitution
ality of the act.
The Senate lawyers who think the
Appellate Court erred in holding the
present County Unit Bill constitu
tional are such widely known attor
neys as L. W. Arnett, Mark Ryan,
Gus Brown, and E. E. Hogg.
iFrankfort, Ky., Jan. 22 The
County Unit, fight came up in the
Senate Monday afternoon ' when
Senate bill IS was reported favor
ably by Senator Graham from the
Committee on County Unit.
Senator Huffaker, of Louisville,
said the County Unit Committee had
never held a meeting to discuss the
bill and as several other County
Unit bills had been introduced and
not considered. He moved to re
commit the bill.
Senator Thomas said any Demo
crat who voted to delay this bill wis
"spitting in the face of the party."
In answer to a question he said he
never promised in his campaign to
take no part in urging the passage
of the County Unit bill. He said if
he had been elected on a platform
opposed to County Unit extension he
would resign before he would vote
against this bill, after his party had
Senator Lewis Arnett said the
rules of the Democratic caucus in
Washington provided that where a
Senator believed a bill unconstitu
tional and that his constituents were
opposed to it, he was not bound by
a party platform or caucus action.
Hn said he had asked for a hearing
before the County Unit Committee
on this bill and was told that he
would be given a hearing, but no
hearing was given to him.
WHOLESALE ARREST OF
Seventy-One Men and Boys Taken in
by Police at Georgetown
Charge of Gaming.
Georgetown. Kv., Jan. 23. Be-
cause the alleged proprietor of a
gambling "game" here refused to
lend Wiliatn Hampton a quarter to
continue his play, Hampton betrayed
the location of the "game" to Chief
of Police McNally and a raid wa-
made on the place by McNally and
Policeman Salyers, resulting in the
capturing in tho "dragnet" so far of
f-eventv-ouc men nud boys.
Ffty-one of the alleged culprits
were taken in the raid, and the po
lice secured information which has
resulted in the taking in of twenty
AH those accused have been sum
moncd into Police Court Tuesday.
Claude Hudson, Burt Miller and Ed
Henry aro accused of being the pro
prietors of the "game." These men
Sold By Many Dairymen, According
to Report of State Pure Fod Au -
Lexington. Ky.. Jan. 23 The
state pure food authorities at the
Kentucky Agricultural Experiment
Station reported Monday to County
Attomev Scott Bullitt, of Louisville. I
ixty-five cases for selling watered
or skimmed milk against dairymen
supplying Louisville and certain re
taurants. These cases resulted from
,ottier Parts 01 "ueKy.
The sample were collected from the
milk depots, the dairymen, the res-,
J tauranis, the hotels and other place.--
where milk is served, and when a
sample was found to be watered or
skimmed, further investigation was
j made to determine who was lespon
same. ADout uu samples were an
alyzed in Louisville and 63 cases re
ported for prosecution'. In most in-
stances the milk was taken from the
dairymen's herds to determine how
much water had been added to the.
milk as supplied by the dairymen's
CHILD WAS LOST
Parents Left Child in Cab, Each
Thinking The Other Had Him !
Lexington, Ky., Jan. 23. Mr. and
Mrs. C. B. Cook, of Sixth street, had
a thrilling experience a day or two
ago. when for more than an hour
their little three-year-old son, C. B.
Cook. Jr.. was lost and his where
abouts unknown to the parents.
Mr. and Mrs. Cook and their child
were returning to their home from
a visit to Mr. Cook's mother, Mrs. M.
L. Cook. 233 South Limestone street,
and took a cab to their home. When
they entered the house they missed
the child. Mr. Ccok had expected his
wife to bring the child from the cab,
while she thought he ,had it in his
possession. Realizing that the
youngster bad been left in the car
riage, both made a rush to the tele
phone, and called up the transfer
company. The carriage had not yet
arrived and for nearly an hour fears
of kidnapers, runaway horses and
desperate accidents almost crazed
the parents, while nt the same time
the youngster was peacefully enjoy
ing his ride in the cab.
NOTICE W. 0. W.
Winchester Camp, No. 82. W. O.
W., will hold its regular meeting
Tuesday night at 7 :30 o'clock at the
Court nouse. All Woodmen of the
World invited. They are preparing
for a district meeting. Get in line.
Cinelliuati, Jan. 22 Cattle Slow
and 10c, 13c and 23c lower; ship- "
pcrs $3.30o73, choice extra $6.83
7; butcher steers, extra $66.25,
god to choice $5.235.83, common
to fair .f4.23o; heifers, extra
$t.0(To.7rf good to choice $4.60
$3.10, common to fair $34.30;
cows, extra $4.G3(o;4.83, good to
choice $44.G0, common to fair
$1.30(o 3.73. canners $lu")03; bulls
steady; bolognas $4.234.90, extra
$5, fat bulls $35.23, milch cows
slow and weak.
Calves Steady at last week's
closing prices; extra $9, fair to good
$78.73, common and largo $48.
Hogs Market 10(wl5c lower; se
lected heavy shippers $6.20(7? G.23,
good to choice packers and butchers
$(.20(?r6.23, mixed packers $G(n
$6.20, stags $33. common to
! choice fat sows $4.235.65, extra
$3.733.83. light shippers $3.30
$3.83: pigs (110 lbs., and less) $4.23
Sheep Slew and 1325c lower;
extra $3.G33.73. good to choice
! &, common to fair $L30
Lambs Slow and 23c lower; ex-
tra $6.G06.73. good to choice $6.25
, (E6.G0, common to fair $4.50G.15,
Prefer Salt to Sugar.
' In some parts ot Africa chlldrea will
eat salt in preference to sugar. Oa
the gold coast a handful of salt wl
. purchase two slaves,
TOO LATE TO CLASSfY
Ups and Downs. (Vitagraph.)
Mistre.-s of Haciende DeL (Ka-
Indian Flute. (Vitagraph.)
Matinees everyday, 2:30 and 3:30
Don't miss Auld Lang Syne to
morrow (Wednesday) afternoon and
WANTED Five or six room cottage
jh large yard for chickens. Call
East Teca., phone 164. l-23-t
NOTICE Charles Tabor's sale ad.,
on page four. 1-22-31
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