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THE WINCHESTER NEWS 1 WEATHER LAST EDITION Fair art SNfMly CtMr. VOLUME 7: No. 82. WINCHESTER, KENTUCKY, THURSDAY, JANUARY 25, 1912. 2 CENTS A COPY; II CENTS A WEEK NO VOTE AS . YET TAKEN 0 r t Opponents to County Unit Bill Still Arguing at 2 O'clock Thursday. Session Continued. (Special to The News.) Frankfort, Ky., Jan. 23. (2 p. m.) Opponents to County Unit Bill, on the lloor. Session of Senate ex tended and body will remain in con tinuous session until bill reaches a vote. MR. D. T. Of Estate of Chas. P. Morgan, Amanda Morgan and Florence Johnson, Who Were Killed in Wreck. Mr. U. T. Ma Hack has been ap pointed administrator of Chas. P. Morgan, Amanda Morgan and Florence Johnson, the colored peo ple who were killed in a railroad wreck at Jonbsboro, Georgia, re cently. Catherine F. Bureh waived her light to administer the estate of G. W. Buich and Arnold Sams was appointed administrator. The fol lowing weie appointed appraisers: Clifton Gausboe, John Greening and Rodney Ganiboe. Amanda Hodgkin was admitted to the Countv Farm, Wednesday. The tobacco sales at the Planters Loose Leaf House opened Thursday afternoon from $2.00 to .?3.0I) in the hundred better than they were ear lier in the day. About 100,000 pounds was sold at the Planters' Loose Leaf House and the sales were called off at the warehouse of R. A. Seobee for a day or so. Sales will be held again Friday at the Planler-" Ltn Loaf ITou-p and there will be about 130,01)0 on the floor. f jTho grades that are -being re ceived by both hou-es is reported to be verv dark and mean. L Mr. Ben Bartlctt Wins Number of of Prizes cn Black Langshans at State Poultry Show. Mr. Ben Bartlett has returned from Louisville, where he attended the State il'oultry Show at the Ai wory Building. llr. Bartlett'. birds arc Black Langshans. and he won first, thiid and fourth cock: first, third and fourth hen: second, thiid and fifth pullet.. Mr. Bartlef al-o received the $10 in gold whie't was offered by the best exhibit in that class by Conimi sioner of .giieulture Newman. About 3.300 birds were on exhibi tion, with hot competition in all classes. COL ASTOR SAYS SOCIETY IS ROTTEN Will Leave With His Young Wife For an Extended Tiip Through Egypt And Trip Up The Niles. New Yoik. Jan. 2."i. Colonel John Jacob Astor is thoroughly disgusted TOBACCO SALES CLARK COUNTY MAN SOKE FU wiUi New York sociely, the institu tion which his forebears founded, and cf which he has been an ac knowledged leader untjl this winter. Instead of staying in New Yoik to participate in one of tis most bril liant seasons, he sailed Wednesday with his young wife for an extended trip through Egypt, including a month's trip up the Nile. Colonel Astor had just refused to discuss the Conna lights or anything else pertaining to New York when a belated inteviewer found him alone near his suite on the sun deck and asked him to tell what he thought of New York society. The Colonel, as if to fire a parting shot at that with which ho had had some myste rious falling out, replied warmly: ' "My boy, don't ask me what T think of New York society, because it would pain me to tell you my 'ex act feeling. I am thoroughly dis gusted with it, at any rate. In fact, it is rotten, very rotten! I don't care what New York society going to do. I am disgusted with it. am going to Egypt, and I may never return.'' L T TO Attempt Was Being Made to Oust Her From Position by Wife of Her Murderer. j Salem, Va.. Jan. 23. Attempts ' to out a countrv teacher fiont he I -ehool led Wednesday to the killing of Mi-s Eva Chambers, the teacher. bv Jo-hua Kaine-. hu-band of the noman prominent in the ouster at tempt. She was shot to death near her school at Lockett's store, in Roanoke county. , Raines surrendered and Wcdnes- day night was hurried to sPulaski because lynching was feared. Some" time ago Mrs. ifaines sought to have tiic teacher relieved, and it y charged circulated reports rellecjiug upon the character of the teacher. Miss Chambers instituted a sun lur siiuiuci. -ii.jiih.-s i-uutu -i e i...i i..:.,., ,..,n, ,,i upon the teacher at her school AU-d- j ncsday and tried to get her consent to dismiss the case. "When she re- fused he shot her. LOVE LETTER ! Senior Bestowed Kiss of Billet- rioux, And Fifteen Per Cent of Students Are . Stricken With Mumps. Boston, Mass.. Jan. 23. Because a senior pressed a letter from his sweetheart to his lip, about 13 per cent of the students of Clark's College, are down with the mumps, the debating team has been disrupt ed and the basket ball schedule ha been abandoned, several of the star j players being victims of the epi demic, t Determined to trace the epidemic to its', source, the authorities investi gated the student's correspondence. The senior embarrassedly admit ted receiving the billet-doux from a locality where the disease prevailed and that he was stricken soon after bestowing a kiss upon the missive, which wa subsequently found to be irenn laden. MARRIAGE ANNOUNCEMENT Mr. and Mrs. T. E. Osborne an nouce the marriage of their daughter, Bessie, to Mr. S. 15. Hisle. February 7. 1912, at 2:30 o'clock, at the home of the bride's parents. Everybody is welcome to.be present, but no cards will be issued; - SHOO TEACHER SHO DEATH GERM ADEN OF ALICE FLOYD Mr. Evan Lloyd Passes Away at Age of 06, at His Home in Gsr mantown, Mason County. Maysville, Ky.. Jan. 23. .Mr. j Evan Lloyd, aged So, a highly re speete'd and wealthy resident oi Gerjiiantown, nd father of Miss Alice Lloyd, died -suddenly at his home Tuesday night. lie had been conversing with Mr. Harold P'oague, a relative, until a late hour, sitting in a chair, and complained of not feeling well. Mr. Poague left him for a short time, and on letuming to the room found him dead in a chair. He was a fine old gentleman, and on March in, 1910, he and his estimable wife celebrated their golden wedding an niversary, which was one of the most delightful events of his mar lied life. The funeral services of Mr. Lloyd will be held at the home, near Gcr mantown. Mason countv, Fridav morning, at 10 o'clock, and burial j will take place in the Germantown ' cemeterv. OLLIE JAMES Senator-Elect to be Honor Gliest at Eloquent Affair in Frankfort, j Thursday Evening. Frankfort, Ky., Jan. 23 The banquet to be given by the member, of the General Assembly to Senator-elect Ollie 31. James, Thursday evening is expect r 1 to break all records for attend, nee at such an 1 event in Frankfor. Plates at -fa e; nh have ibeen in great demand, and it is likely that the capacity of the banquet hall will . . , ,, , lie iii.cu 10 piuwi.u mi liiu ;uusis. ennatol.eWt snell expected io excer 1 even the mag nificent effort he delivered in ac- I a cepting the clectio.i at the hands of ( the Assembly and to be a keynote, , for the Democratic campaign this fall. The banquet wil conclude the scries of events g'ven in Mr. James' honor since his election. He will leave for Wnshir rton Friday, i Daniel E. O'Su'livan, of Louis ville, has been sel"cted as toastmas- er fr the banquet Is Being Aroused And It Is Thought Hundreds of Candidates Will Be In Attendance. Lexington. Ky., Jan. 23. Interest in the big Pythian meeting to be held in Lexington about the latter part of March, when all new candidates in Central Kentucky will be initiated and take their first obligations on the famous "Rathbone Bible'' con tinues to increase. Grand Keeper of Records and Seal J. AY. Carter has returned from a number of smaller towns, where he made Hying trips and reports consid erable interest among the lodge members. The Big Eagle Lodge Nov 120 ,of adicville, wrote Mr. Car ter that it would have twenty-five candidates for the initiation. Dan ville reported a similar number and expressed the hope that it might increase that number. The local Pythian lodges have promised to have over a hundred Candidates, more fhan twenty-five of which have already been secured, and similar encouraging reports FATHER Ml ANQUET FOR are coming into the Grand "Lodge office on every mail. Tho success of the meeting is already assured and Pythians are enthusiastic over the prospect of holding one of the biggest meetings of its kiud ever held in Central Kentucky i AT Kept Up Their Firing, However Un til Night Fail. Italians Lose Fifty Killed and Thirty Wounded. Gabes, Tunis, Jan. 23. Details of the engagement between Turks and Arabs and the Italian column neat G'liigarish, a small oasis about ten miles along the coast from Tripoli on January 11), have reached here, and show that at tho time of t lie fighting the Italian destroyer had temp era ri ly wi t h d ra wn . Boats laden with contraband ap proached the shore and opened a heavy fire on the Italian forces. At the same time a thousand Turkish regulars at Ainzara perparcd to at tack the Italians from the rear. The Italians would inevitably have been annihilated if by chance an aeroplane, coining out to try its motor, had not been seen by th( who became so alaimcd that they were unable to carry out the move ment. They kept ::p their firing, howev er, until night fall. The Italians lost fiftv killed and thirtv wounded. WAGE INCREASE Are Endorsed By Convention of United Mine Wcrkcrs of America. No Present Contract Thursday. Indianapolis, I ml., Jan. 2-1. The demands for a wage increase cf 10 cents a ton for bituminous coal and 2.0 per cent for anthracite coal were endorsed Wednesday by the conven tion of the United Workers of .America. Rcpicscntatircs of the bituminous miners will present the proposed new wage contract to the operators of Indiana, llinois, Ohio, Western Pennsylvania and West Virginia Thursday. The joint conference of the an thracite miners and operators 'will be held in New York City on Feb ruary 27. The pre-cnt contracts in Jioth the haul and the soft coal fields expire March 31. Provisions of New Contract The principal provisions of thfc draft of a new. contract for the bit Whins mincus submitted fo the convention Wednesday by its scale Committee, sycre approved without change. They are: A flat 10 cents per ton increase on wages for pick -i ir"'.::;:? c"'. or ;'e rrr of mine basis; 20 per cent increase for day labor; a working day of sev en hours," at the working place: five bours .to constitute a work day on Saturday; a wage contract for a period of two years, beginning April 1, 1012. Convention to Await Conference Whether or not the bituminous miners and operators agree upon a contract, the negotiations are ex pected to occupy several days. The miners' convention 'will not ad journ until a decision lias been ar rived at by the joint conference. The convention Wednesday deferred consideration of the policy of at tempting to enforce the miners' de mand should they be rejected by the mine owners. The Prize Puzzle. Outsider "Who was elected In your city last time?" Citizen "We don't know yet. We're having a guessing contest about it now." DEMANDS 0 MINISTER N . TO JAKE TALK Before The Southern Commerical Congress to Be Held in Nashville On April 8 to 10. "Washington, D. C, Jan.' 23. Sub sequent to the Fourth Annual Con vention of the Southern Commercial Congress, to be held in 'Nashville, April S to 10, Minister Egan, of Den mark, who will attend the Congress and explain there the co-operative dairying system of Benmaik, will take a tour through the South, touching the following states: Ken tucky, Missouri, Arkansas, Texas, Louisianp, Mississippi, Alabama, Florida, Georgia, South Carolina, North Carolina, Virginia. Minister Egan will be in Kentucky April 11, 12 and 13. and Commission er, of Agriculture Newman has ad vised the Congress that he will ar range meetings at Elizabethtown, Shelbvville and Lexington. COUNTY UNIT BILL TO BE REPORTED In Senate Thursday, And "Drys" Claim it Will Be Passed by a vote of 23 to 15. Frankfort, Ky., Jan. 24 The County Unit and Liquor Regulations Ccmmittee of the Senate Wednesday night agreed to report favorably the county unit bill Thursday and the "drys" claim that it will be passed b ya vote of twenty-three to fifteen. The first skirmish of the adminis trati. n's fight for the abolition of the present system of prison manage ment took place Wednesday after noon when Commissioners Eli Brown, Harv?v McCuk-hcou and Finley Fogg ippe.-red before the joint House and Sena c Committee on Penal and Re formatory institutions to tell why their services to the state should not cease. Judging from the action of the conn littec, which went into executive scss'on following the hearing it ap peals tile commissioners scorcu in the iiieliminary engagement. Opponents of System Heard Fi r example the meeting was call ed by the committee to hear the com mis.'ioners' side of the case. Oppo- neii.s of the present system, how ever, went on the ground and forced their way into the discussion. Cue of these. George P. Chinn. Representative from Mercer county and Ex-Warden of the penitentiary hcie, told of alleged violations in hunane treatment of prisoners and the levying of political assessments as to deputy wardens and guards employed by the prison commission. Brown Denies The Charges Eli Brown, ebairman of the com mission, denied the charges. In his talk .before the committee he de clared for continuity of charitable ami penal institutions, declaring that such a system begot efficiency and resulted in economy to the state. By an act of the General Assembly of 1010, he said, bis term of office as well as that of Mr. McCutcheou, would not expire until March, 114. He said he did not believe that his Democratic colleagues, tinder the circumstances 'would nndertake jo depose either himself or Mr. Mc Cuteheon. Atherton Answers Brown Representative P. L. Athertcn an swered Mr. Brown. lie urged the merits of the bill providing for a bipartisan board insisting that the proposed Hw would obviate politics in the administration of prison af fairs. Two-tbirds of the states in the union," lie said, had placed their prisons under bi-partisan control. Particulaily beneficial resnlts, he- said, had been attained in the states of Ohio. New York and Arkansas. Commissioner Fogg said he did not believo that a bi-partisan board could be lifted out of politics. Mr. Atherton cited him to hospital and sewerage commissions of Louisville as well as similar bodies in other cities. Sub-Commi!tee is Named Indications arc that the joint com mittee will spend some time consid ering prison reform bills before agreeing on any one bill now in the committee's hands. A joint sub-committee, composed of Senators Graham, Moody and Thomas and Representatives Chinn, Atherton and Brown was appointed and instructed to consider the vari ous prison reform bills proposed and try to agree on th oene embodying the best features. TO C0L1TTERS0N To Address General Assembly is Ex tended by State Senate, Following Action of The House. Frankfort, Ky., Jan. 23. The State Senate Wednesday followed the action of the House in extending an invitation to the Hon. Henry Wat tcrson, of Louisville, to address the General Assembly at some date to be fixed by him. The resolution was of fered by Senator Hite Huffaker, of Louisville. Senator Huffaker. in speaking io the resolution, said that no figure i.i American public life was more qual ified to give the members of the leg islature advice on public affairs than Mr. Wattcrson, and that it would be a rare privilege to hear from this great Kentuckian, who was the un disputed leader of the State Democ racy. The resolution was adopted unani mously.. Before tho vote was taken, Sena tor Biggerstaff, Republican, desired to know if Mr. Watterson's name was on the list of speakers. President McDermott replied, "Yes." When Senator Biggerstaff was asked why he was so solicitous about ?.fr. Watterson's invitation, he said, "Because ho is a great man and has helped out the Republican party good many times, and wanted to hear him." Bill Requiring Publication of Names of Endorsers of All Candidates is Passed. Washington, Jan. 23. The publi cation by the President of ever? written or verba) (endorsement of candidates for-all Federal judgeships from the Supreme Court down, prior to the appointment of the Judge, wNould be required by a bill passe 1 by the House late Wednesday, after a lively struggle. The stringent requirement was added by Representative Cullop, of Indiana, as an amendment to the Evans bill, which would abolish the Federal Circuit Judgeship at Chi cago, made vacant by the resignation of Judge Peter S. Grosscup, and sup plant it with an additional district Judgeship. Mann's Fight Is In Vain Republican Leader Mann demand ed a separate roll call upon the Cul lop amendment, which was .adopted by the vote of 148 to 82. Mr. Mann I then led a fight against the entire bill. and lost by 93 to 147. The Cullop 1 nmendment reads: , "Hereafter, before the iPtesident shall appoint any district, circuit or i INVITATION PUBLICITY NAMING CHILD LABOR CONFERENCE In Session at Louisville Ami Premis es to Biggest And Best CmvMrtfMt Ever Held. Louisville, Ky., Jan. 25 Delegates ahcady are beginning to arrive for the eighth annual meeting of the Na tional Child Labcr Conference, which in the opinon of E. N. Colpper sec retary for the Southern States, wi'l be .the biggest and best of the eight conventions held. lirts of the delegates to reach Louisville was Miss Elizabeth Dia vrfdiiie, of New York City, who will have charge of the child labor cs I'i'ui!, who arrived Tuesday night an-i is at Neighborhood House. Wednes day morning Miss Josephine J. E-i-elienbrenner. also of New York City, secretary of the National Committee, arrived to complete arrangements for the .big gathering. The sessions to be held in the Seel bach auditorium, beginning Thursday night, and Miss Eschenbrenner is concluding preparations for the ses sions with the botel management. Another prominent delegate who i? expected Thursday is Mrs. Raymond Robbing of Chicago, president of the Narional Trade Union League, and who may deliver an address befvre the conference. Only One Social Function The only social function of any kind will be a reception at the Wo man's Club Friday afternoon, in honor of officers, delegates and guests attending the conference. The board sof local organizations inter ested in child welfare work, and men belonging to the families of club members have been invited to attend. Dr. Felix Adler, of New Ycrk City, will deliver an address. The Impossible. To seek what Is Impossible Is mad ness, and It Is Impossible that tbe bad should not do something of this Had. Marcus AureUus. TOO LATE TO GUSSTY THE LYRIC The Diving Girl. (Bograph.) Pathc Weekly. (Pathe.) For the Flag. (Kalcm.) A very fine programme. Matinee everyday, 2:30 and 3:30. School pupils don't forget Sat urday's matinee. FOR SALE House of ten roonw; bath and gas; large lawn; fine lot; front and shade trees. House of eight rooms, suitable for two families. Three building lots. A bargain if sold soon.' 1-23-31 F. H. JACKSON. FOR SALE, fi pure bred White Rock hens af $1.00 a piece if sold at once. Apply to Robbins at News office, or 123 -Boone avenue. 1-25-tf FOR SALE One extra fine pure bred single comb White Leghorn cockerel. Will sell cheap if sold at once. Call Home phoire 91 or 23. 1-25-tC LOST Pair of glasses, ietween Oliver and Hickman and Maple. Return to News office. Reward. l-23-3t FOR RENT Rooms & Phillips' store. over McCord l-25-3t supreme judge, he shall make pdblic all endorsements made in behalf or any applicant." An attempt by Mr. Mann to attach an amendment increasing all district jndgestsalaries from $0,000 to $7,000 waseCeated.