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General News
If you do not get this paper
regularly, please call our attention
to it We want you to read each
copy. V
t -The
state board of valuation
arid assessment have assessed the
C. & O. railroad in Kentucky at
$22,899,200, the same as last year.
An invitation has been extend
ed to President Wilson to make
an address before the Kentucky
Educational , Association May 1.
The first conviction in Trigg
county for the violation of the
game law was had when four
negroes were fined $50 each for
hunting withdut licenses.
Thomas W. Campbell, of Car
lisle, Ky., is on his way to Bom
bay, India to take charge of the
large tobacco plant of the British
American Tobacco "Company.
The Confederate pension law
has been amended so as to enable
confederates who were required
to take the oath of allegiance un
der compulsion, can draw pen
sions. Nine miners were injured, sev
eral seriously, when the mine
cage at Stanford mine, No. 1,
near Terre Haute, dropped 200
feet to the bottom of the shaft on
Tuesday last
Gov. McCreary has sent a com
munication to the Legislature ex
plaining that he neither approves
nor will veto the extra help bill,
but will allow it to become a law
without his signature. . 1
The grand jury in session"; in
Letcher county has returned 115
indictmentsmost of which were
for the sales of liquor and carry
ing pistols. Seven indictments
were returned for murder.
A plan, is on foot to divide the
large county of Pike and make
two counties. Pikeville will re
main the county seat of Pike
county, but no name has yet
been suggested for the new
county. '
President Wilson has signed
an executive order putting into
operation on April 1, a perma
nent Government for the Pana
ma Canal Zone, and naming Col.
George W. Goethals as first civil
Dr. B. E. Manning, of Mt. Ster
ling, who was defeated for repre
sentative by Samuel Turley, has
announced his candidacy to fill
the vacancy caused by the lat
ter's death. The election will be
held February 4.
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Rep. Price was not expelled
from the Legislature nor was he
required to apologize . for the res
olution which he introduced de
manding an investigation of
Shackelford and Haly. Speaker
Terrill backed down from his po
sition. ' - ,
A sweeping , complaint of the
freight rates on coal maintained
by the Li &. N. and other carriers,
is made in a petition filed with
the Interstate Commerce Com
mission at Washington last week
by the Bush Creek Mining Man
ufacturing Company and others,
of Knox County, Ky.
The -Georgetown Times says
there must , be a lot of trifling
husbands in and around. Lexing
ton. For the year just closed
154 divorce suits 1 were filed.
There were 110 women who
found marriage a failure and
asked release from the state of
"double wretchedness." Forty
four men asked that the yoke be
. Jif ted from their .shoulders. ;
Opens With Judge Benton
and Commonwealth's At
tbrney Crutcher In Attend
' ance. .' ' '
Hon. J. M. Benton opened the
February term of the circuit court
Tuesday morning. The follow
ing gentlemen compose the
grand jury, towit: '
, Grand Jury V
N. B. Deatherage, Jerry B. No
land, W. L, Blanton, V. A Ar
buckle, W. H. Douglas. Elmer
Parrish, W. D. Sanders,' W. M.
Jenkins, Wilson Tate, W. J. Wa
gers, J. Walker Guynn and N. G.
Petit Jury
J. R. Dunbar, Eugene Todd,
D.-C. Griggs, Wilburt Stapp,
Fount Reynolds, Chenault Dun
can, Geo. C. Fitzpatrick, Thomas
Jones, W. H. Parks, Taylor White,
J. C. Bronston, Wilburt Howard,
Wilson Eads, Willie Hagan,
W. H. Colyer, Wm. Anderson,
R. F. Bush, Ballard Million, Joe
Mason, Nathan Noland, Eugene
Barnes, M. M. Broughton, W. M.
The charge given to the grand
jury was unusually painstaking
and searching. It pointed out to
the grand jury many of the smaller
offenses which are the fruitful
sources of grosser crimes. The
jury was urged to look into same
diligently and to make indict
ments for violations of the law.
No cases of importance on the
civil docket are set for trial.
"Everybody In Church" Sun-
-"' ' . day '"' r" "V
The second Sunday in Febru
ary has been set apart as the time
when everybody in town will at
tend at least two services in some
of the churches. The movement
has met with great success all
over the country. In some places
the seating capacity was not ade
quate to the crowds. We are
hoping that every family in Rich
mond will help to make this oc
casion a notable one. Go to the
church, of your choice and you
will be made welcome. For
those who have not been in the
habit of attending, this will be a
fine introduction to the pastors
and congregations of the city.
Everybody in church is . the slo
gan of the hour. Push the good
work along.
Declines Appointment
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Mr. John Poland, who was
offered the position of Deputy In
come Tax (I Collector by Collector
Hughes, has declinedthe appoint
ment, as it would necessitate his
moving' to Danville and giving up
his" law practice altogether, which
he doesn't feel inclined to do.
Mr. Tevis Huguely- has made
application for the position, and
has been strongly endorsed by
many prominent Dernocrats of
this city, and it is quite probable
that he will secure the position.
Lecture By Dr. Horton
Dr. Horton addressed the Ep
worth League at the Methodist
church Monday night The Doc-
tor was greeted with a large and
appreciative audience. At the
beginning of his lecture he kept
the audience greatly edified with
anecdotes. He then drifted into
the more serious discussion and
charmed the people with his elo
quence and - logic His s ubject
was, "Pictures I "Have Seen in
Homely Galleries."
Get our cards "For Sale," "For
Rent," "Furnished Rooms For
Rent" 10 and 15 cents each.
Edward Baxter Perry 7
. On Wednesday evening at the
Normal Chapel. Edward Baxter
Perry charmed a large and cul
tured1 audience by the magic
beauty of his playing A , classi
cal programme was rendered
doubly interesting by, the, lec
ture which preceded each num
ber making.it intelligible to all
and creating an interest which
never abated throughout the eve
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Mr. Perry's, temperament is es
sentially poetic and he; has given
a prominentplace to the ballad
in his music Equally gifted as
a word painter, he deeply im
pressed his hearers with the
strength and beauty of his theme.
His sympathetic rendering of
Chopin, Schubert, and finally the
Wagner-Liszt Spinning Song,
proclaimed his greatness . and
proved his right to the high place
he occupies among the eminent
artists of the twentieth century.
Hon. Jno. S. Owsley Dead
Hon. John S. Owsley died at
his home in Lexington, Saturday
morning from complications re
sulting from heart trouble. .
. Mr. Owsley was born in Lin
coln county, October 23, (1840,
and would have been 74 years
old had he lived until October.
He was the only child of Samuel
Owsley, who was a brother of
Governor William Owsley, after
wards Chief Justice.
In 1861 Mr. Owsley married
Miss Malinda Miller, daughter of
Colonel Thos. W. Miller, of this
county, who was a most accom
plished woman, but died ' many
years ago. , ;
- Funeral services" were, held -at
the home on Monday morning,
Rev. Edwin Muller, pastor of the
First Presbyterian church offici
ating, after which the body ac
companied by the family and
friends, was . taken to Stanford
for interment in the Stanford
cemetery. ,
Prof. Stott's Class
Prof. Stott states that he had
the largest Sunday School class
in the City of Richmond, Sunday
morning. . It was composed of 80
young men, all of whom showed
much interest and enthusiasm,
and by next Sunday he is expect
ing to increase the number of his
class to 150.
Mr. Williams and Mr. Chris
man, both of the Normal School
and Dr. Quisenberry gave inter
esting talks, while Prof. Stott
instructedthe class on the Sun
day School lesson. . This class is
composed of not only the Nor
mal Students, but of the young
men of , the city as well, and it is
hoped that the interest shown
will be lasting.
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Death of Mrs. Edward Bal
lard Mrs. Edward Ballard died, at
her home on Collins street on
Saturday afternoon following a
protracted illness. The- funeral
was conducted by Dr. E. B. Barnes
on Sunday at half past three at
the residence after which the
burial took place in : the Rich
mond cemetery. Mrs. ' Ballard
was a most excellent christian
woman and her death is a dis
tinct loss to the community. She
is survived by her husband and
one daughter Miss ;May, to whom
much sympathy is extended. -
; Court Day Proceedings
A large crowd of the good peo
ple of the provinces came to our
capital on Court day. About the
usual amount of trade was en
gaged iriX A large amount of cat
tle, was on the market
Interesting Discourse By
- E. B. Barnes.
Dr. Barnes preached his' ser
mon on Marriage and Misery . at
the Christian church last Sunday
evening. He was greetedwith a
very large audience, composed; of
the married, unmarried, the ol3n
and the young. Henvas listened
to with close attention through
out his - very interesting dis
course. '- V-
Dr. Barnes pictured the side of
those who were unfortunately
mismated and discussed the
question as to whether or not a
divorce should be granted to mar
ried people on any grounds other
than those : named in the scrip
tures. He was emphatic in his
declaration that he ' believed
those who were mismated and
whose life under the married
yoke was not as full and complete
as it should be, and who found
nothing but misery resulting from
the union, should be granted re
lief by the civil courts, and let
each try it over.
' His next sermon will be deliv
ered on Marriage and Happiness.
We are looking forward to a
beautiful presentation , of the
i happier and more pleasant side
of matrimony, and doubtless he
win oe greeted witn tne same
throng that heard his last sermoiL
Probably he can picture it -so
beautifully as to give the lan-
jguishing matrimonial market : a
decided impetus. . - - ;
i Now Swat
Four Seat
Hog With a Fine.
A rule of a railroad prohibiting
passengers turning seats" back
ward is a reasonable one the
Court of Appeals said, reversing
a $3,000 verdict awarded in the
Franklin Circuit Court in favor
of F. M. Spiller, who was ejected
from a C. & O. train running out
of Louisville, for refusal to take
his feet off . a seat and let the
conductor turn it over.
Collap .e of Bridge at Quick
sand Put 800 Men Out
of Employment
Eight hundred logging men
have been thrown out of employ
ment in Jackson county by rea
son of the collapse of a bridge af
Quick Sand. . Eight men were
orfthe bridge at the time of the
collapse and were rescued with
difficulty. The total loss of .the
bridge is estimated at $50,000.
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Christian Church Items
Attendance at the Bible School
327: offering $14.78.
The C. W. B. M. meets in the
Lecture Room Wednesday after
noon at 3 o'cl ock. '
"Marriage and Happiness" will
be the subject of the sermon for
next Sunday night, the fifth of
the series of Educational ser
mons. .
. . Waxing, Warm
; The fight for, the Lancaster
post office is growing quite warm.
The three leading candidates are
Col. Thos. B. Robinson, John M
Farra and E. P. Brown. All have
strong backing and each candi
date is said to feel certain of ap
pointment. V " ' -
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Editor Elkin Visits Florida
Editor R. L. Elkin, of the Lan
caster. Record ; has joined his
brother Dr. W. S. . Elkin, for an
extended trip to Florida. Here's
wishing him a jolly.' good .time..
Notable Spelling Match
A large and interested audi
ence gathered at the Christian
WfefcJtiurcn on l nursday evening to
rwimess tne . rise, aecnne ; ana
fall off," the Spelling Match giv-
en by Mrs. Mann's class. Never
was "such spelling done; they
spelled all the words (more; or
less,) in the dictionary. and some
that were not in the dictionary,
land finally when two Professors,
Hams and Ray, were all but ex
hausted, the "palm," a beautiful
white cake was awarded Miss
Issie Million who has once again
demonstrated her proficiency in
the art of orthography.
Next to the collection of $21.
65 which will go toward paying
Mrs. Mann's class pledge of $25.
00, the nicest thing of the even
ing was Miss Million's generous
gift of the cake to the church, and
Mr. Judy purchasing the . same j
for $2.25 which sum was given to
the class.
The affair was socially, educa
tionally and financially a success.
Auto Accident Near Lexing
ton Lisle Edwards and Buford Ter
hune, both young men of Har
rodsburg, while returning to their
home from Lexington in an auto
mobile Thursday' about 11 o'clock
the steering wheel got out of fix
and the machine turned turtle,
pinioning the occupants under it.
They were not discovered until
Friday morning at daylight. Ed
wards was dead , and Terhune
was in an unconscious condi
tion. '
Edwards is the son of Presi
dent Edwards, of the State Bank
& Trust Company at Harrods-jthan
burgV and Terhune is
ly connected
William Dunn Dead
William D. Dunn died at his
home on the Otter Creek pike at
3 o'clock Wednesday morning.
He was about 60 years old, and
left surviving him his wife and
five, children, Mrs. S. I. Taylor,
Mrs. Cosby Green, - Mrs. A H.
Green, Mrs. Geo. McKinney, all
of this county, and Ballard Dunn,
of Winchester.
; Mr. Dunn was a consistent
member of the Christian church
of Union City. His' interment
was had Thursday at 2 o'clock
in the Richmond cemetery.
Big Check
The L. &. N Railroad Com
?any has tendered a check to
State Auditor Bosworth for $140
496 as the amount it considers
the tax on its franchise for 1913.
This is based on the assessment
made by Judge Cochran of $22,
889,200. The value placed on
the same by the board of valua
tion is $45,658,630. This seems
to indicate that the railroad will
fight the state board assessment
and will rely on the assessment
fixed by Judge Cochran.
Burnam In Winchester
Attorney A ; R. Burnam, Jr.,
Referee in bankruptcy for this
district, was in ; the city several
hours Saturday, on legal business
inconnection with the case of
Sims Bros., bankrupts. Mr, Bur
nam is one of the best known
young Republicans in1" the state,
a brilliant lawyer and popular
with everybody he, knows. Win
chester Democrat--
A large crowd of Central Ken
tucky men left Lexington Mon
day to attend the meeting of the
Men and Millions Movement at
St Louis, which will be held at
the Planter's Hotel today and to
morrow", when the campaign for
the raising of six millions in cash
l and a thousand missionaries for
the foreign field will be launched.
Gives Delightful Lecture at
the Normal.
One of the most pleasing and
edifying lectures heard in quite
a while, was given by Madame
Piotrowska at the Parents
Teachers meeting on Friday at
the Eastern State Normal. Not
withstanding the dreary after
noon all was warmth and cheer
within and as you followed Ma
dame thro' green fields and by
running brooks, past the stately
palace of the Czar, the humble
abode of the peasant, entering
cities of ancient splendor, passing
on thro' the country and beyond
the homes of the gentry, you felt
you were in reality enjoying a
"Summer in Poland" and became
imbued with the spirit of poetry
and romance. Madame Piotrow
ska has the gift of story telling
and at no time has she more
fully lived up to her reputation
on this occasion when she
so charmingly portrayed
scenes in this far away land.
Postoffice Robbed at Crab
A message received from Crab
Orchard states that the postoffice
there was robbed Thursday night
of about $1,200 in money and
stamps. The safe was blown
open being practically wrecked,
and its entire contents taken.
Nitroglycerine was used on the
safe, but no one in town heard
the report, . as twelve or fifteen
mail sacks had been wrapped
around the safe to deaden the
! sound. These were scattered
about the room by the, force of '
the explosion. ";
It is supposed that the robbers
escaped on the early train that
passes through that city.
Public . School Children Soup
Fund has been in operation one
In that time there has been ex
pended $140 and lunches furnish
ed to forty poor children for 14
weeks." -
Voluntary contributions to this
fund will be received by the
Newspapers . of Richmond and
acknowledged weekly in, their
columns. The following is a list
of donations:
Miss Lucia Burnam . '. . . $3.00,
The Madisonian . . ... 1.00
Cash. . . . . . . . .t-. 1.00
Cash. . ..... . ... 1.00
R.O. Lackey . . . . . . . 3.00 .
The Presbyterian Sunday
School contributed $6.12 to the
Public School Soup Fund . last
Sunday. . . '
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The Ground Hog unquestiona-'
bly saw his shadow yesterday,
and will return to his den for the'
next 40 days. - Look . out for
squalls, bursted water pipes and
plumbers bills.
' Read and hand
your neighbor.
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