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ALL THE NEWS THAT'S FIT TO PRINT. VOL. XXXVI CLOVERPORT, KENTUCKY, WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 8, 1911. 8 Pa Res No. 18 ADVENTURE! Latest and Greatest Novel by Jack London This eel brated author who has become famous through such books as "The Call of the Wild," "The Sea Wolf," "The God of His Fathers," "Mar tin Eden" and "The People of the Abyss," has now placed his most notable effort, what is really his life work, before the newspaper public. A story of startling experiences and of entrancing romance among the Head Hunters of the Solomon Islands. PROLOGUE. In this remarkable romance of the south seas Jack London has rivaled the best efforts of Robert LouisStevenson in the same field. Interest is aroused at once and becomes cumulative as Sheldon, the plucky owner of Berande plantation, though sick and weak, dominates 200 head hunting Solomon islanders by sheer grit and fear inspiring weapons; as Joan Lackland takes and holds her place beside him while he sears upon dark souls "the flaming mastery of the white man;" as this man and woman, thrown together under most un conventional circumstances, work and fight side by side in their strange partnership. Their thrill ing adventures among savage people recall the lines: "We are those fools who could not rest In the dull earth we left behind, But burned with passion for the west And drank strange frenzy from its wind. , The world where wise men live at ease Fades from our unregretful eyes. And blind across uncharted seas We stagger on our enterprise. " "The Ship of Fools." CHAPTER L 30MK . I1INO TO BE DONE. HIS vm u very sick white man. lie rode pickaback on a woolly headed. Iilnck skinned savage (he lobes ot whose ears had been pierced auU stretched until one bail toru out. while the other carried u circular block of curved wood three inches In diameter. The torn ear had been pierced again, but this time not so ambitiously, for the whole accommodated no more tttau a short clay pipe The man-horse was gfieasj and dirty aud naked save for an ex ceedingly narrow and dirty loin cloth, but the white man clung to him close ly und desporately At times from weakness his head drooped aud rested on the woolly pate At other times he lifted his head and stared with swim mlng eyes at the cocouuut palms that reeled and swung In the shimmering beat He wns clad lu a thin under hlrt and a strip of cotton cloth that L wi wraped uliout bis waist and descend ft to his knees On his head was a battered Stetsou. known to the trade aa a "Baden Powell." About his mid die was strapped a belt, which carried a large callbered automatic pistol aud several spare clips, loaded and reudy for quick work. The rear was brought up by a black boy of fourteen or fifteen, who carried medicine bottles, a pall of hot water, and various other hospital appurte nances. They passed out of the com pound through a small wicker gute. and weut 00 under the blazing suu. winding about amoug uew planted co coanuts that threw no shade. There was not a breath of wind, and the uperheated. stagnant air was heavy with pestilence I Tom the direction they were going arose a wild clamor. of lost souls wailing and of men lu tormeut A long, low sited Mm ahead, grass walled and grass thatched, and It was from here that the noise proceeded There were hrieks aud screams, some uumlstak bly of grit t. others unmistakably of neuduruble pain As the white man w closer he could hear a low and ntluuous moaning aud groaning He uddered at the thought of euterlng. d for a ..louteut was quite certain t he was going to faint. For that ost dreaded of Nolouiou isninu ourges. dysentery, had struck Her ide plantation, ami lie was all alone cope with It Also he was aflil led Uself ky MliHiolug i U-e still im tlti'ti back, i Ulan.;. . .1 in pa thrt:-. Ii 'he low prwuy l.'e look a s'u o little from I fiiiicufi . .id su.lTti! irnu mil monla to clear his senses for the ordeal. Then he shouted "Shut up!" und the clamor stilled. A raised plat form of forest slabs, bIx feet wide, with n slight pitch, extended the full length of the shed Alongside of It was I yard wide runway Stretched on the platform, side by side and crowded close, lay a score of blacks That they were low In the order of human life was apparent at a glance. They were maneaters. Their faces wore asymmetrical, bestial: their bodies were ugly and apelike They wore nose rings of clam shell and turtle shell, und from the ends of then noses, which were also pierced, pro jected horns of bends strung on stiff wire. Their ears were pierced and distended to accommodate wooden plugs and sticks, pipes, and all manner of barbaric ornaments Their faces aud bodies were tattooed or scarred In hideous designs. In their si kness they wore no clothing, not even loin clouts, though they retained their shell armlets, their bead necklaces and tbelr leather bells, between whlcb and the skin were thrust naked knives. The bodies of many were covered with hor rible sores. Swarms of flies rose and settled, or flew back and forth in clouds. The white man went down the line, dosing each man with medicine To some he gave chlorodyne. He was forced to concentrate with all bis will in order to remember whicb of tbem could stand Ipecacuanha and which of them were constitutionally unable to retain that powerful drug One who lay dead he ordered to be carried out. He spoke in the sharp, peremptory manner of a man who would take no nonsense, and the well men who obey ed his orders scowled malignantly. One muttered deep In his chest as he took the corpse by the feet. The white man exploded In speech and ac tion. It cost him a painful effort but his arm shot out. landing a back hand blow on the black's mouth. "What name you, Angara?" he shout ed. "What for talk 'long you, eh? I knock seven bells out of you. too much, quick!" With the automatic swiftness of a wild animal the black gathered him golf to spring The anger of a wild animal was In his eyes; but he saw the white man s hand dropping to the pistol In his belt. The spring wus never made. The tensed body relaxed, and the black, stooping over the corpse, helped carry It out This time there was no muttering. "Swine!" the white muu gritted out through his teeth at the whole breed of Solomon islanders. He was very sick, this white man. as sick as the black men who lay help less about him and whom he attended He never knew each time he entered the festering shambles whether or not "i knock eavas bkllh out or tou, too much, yen 'Ki be would be able to complete the round. Hut be did know. In large Continued on page 6. S kw SSf 'vE. -Am "Tiim e IIVF m m Ml mmt H KENTUCKYREDEEMED! McCreary Elected by Overwhelming Majority. Carries State 15,000 to 30,000 BRECKENRIDGE GOES REPUBLICAN O'Rear's Majority, estimated Judge AhPs Majority, estimated CITY ELECTION The Citizens ticket, com posed of V. Gh Ilahltase, Judge; Coun eilmen, S. P. Conrad, Ed. Whitehead, d. C, Weatherholt, Burney S(Uircf, Henry Y eager, W. V. Perkins: elected by handsome major ities AT IRVINGTON The race for town trustee resulted in the election of the Pro gressive ticket, hy majorities of KG to lis A. D. Ashcraft, elected Judge, no opposition. Thf new trustees are Tite Adkins, Newsom Gardner, J. D. Ashcraft, A. I. Pulltam and Dr. Moremen. mMeS PhOlO. bf Ur.ib.iiiik Kver iilM6 early yesterday morningC. Brabandt wa its-ured t hut the Democrats would have a landslide, for the livest, gamest little rooter he epr saw, was tandino; at his door when he got there to open the studio Ir is supposed that the little rascal wended its way up the stairs during the night. Mr Brabandt was highly elated over the fact and went to Brown's Confectionery to get it some food. But Mr. Hooster was game and he refused to eat Republican bread. Mr. Brabandt hus the rooster on exhibition and hopes t keep it in good shape until another election. Its predictions are sure reliable, judg ing from McCrearv's race. Nat"-Faithful Carriage Horse Of Wimp Family Dies. Irvington, Ky., Nov. 5. (Special ) The many friends ot Mr. and Mrs. J no R. Wimp will be sorry to learn of the death on Saturday, Nov. 5th, of "Nat", tixu fuirlitnl . .rri'.'f horsf thl for many years has been a most familiar figure to every public gathering in the I community. ro accustom u was ne 10 coming to church that he was known to have started alone hitched to the carriage und without guidance to have wended his way to the usual hitching post in front of the Haptist church at Irvington. Nat was foaled May 4, 1882 at the Kphriam Wimp homestead, near Kkron. He was never owned outside of the Wimp family, having been broken to use by Mr. Kphriam Wimp, who used him as a carriage and saddle horse until the time of his death several years since, when Nat wus bequeathed to Mr. and Mrs. J no. R. Wimp. Possibly no one's horse in Meade or Breckenridge county was so well known a "Nat Wimp". When Uov. McCreary was making his tormer canvas for Governor of Kentucky, Mr. Kphriam Wimp, mounted on Nat. was a leading figure in a Democratic rally held at Brandenburg. About fourteen ears since, Nat, while out grazing, wander ed out on the K. R. trestle on the Ditto (arm at Moravia and without ac cident crossed over from one end to the other, a distance ol about W feet. The passing away of Nat marks the closing career of a family of horses known in this section of the state as Strangers, which by the laws of war were introduced here by a band of Morgan's men. During the Civil war 250 225 they qu irtered themselves and their steeds at the Peyton Henderson home. One of the officers finding in the Hen derson stables a gelding to his liking, took that and left in its place a much jaded mare, which after sevet al months gave birth to a colt, which was christened Stranger. After a few earsatmauy county fares he was a winner in many rings and was the sire of a family of horses no ed for their general utility and length of life, many of them having reached the age of twenty and some lived to be nearly thirty. Bread baking is guaranteed a suc cess if you use Lewisport BEST Flour. Two of a Kind. Convict No ATI ('-luirglar leaned MBfldentlnlly over to his companion, a new mldltioii. Hod vhlsiMred: "What yer in for. sonny?" "Five yenrM. And you?" "Siune. rinchcrl n gold cup wot some one give as n pric in a race an' the thing turned out to he ou'y gilt arter all. Whatclur bVta' tff Convict l)!)!i iex -company promoter) He. he! I'm the chap who gave the cup! London I'll Hits. Telling Tales. "Thnt." said the professor, "la an Kgyptlun queen She Is at leaat 3.000 years old." "My!" exclaimed the girl with large fluffy hair. "I'll bet she'd lie annoyed if she knew you were telling It" Kx t'hnuge. Rubbing It In. Patient (angrll) i The alse of your bill makes my blood boll. Doctor Then that will be $20 more for ster lllsdng your syatem. Boaton Trail M'rtpt. ROYAL BAKING POWDER Absolutely Pure Absolutely has no substitute Many mixtures are offered as substitutes for Royal. No other baking powder is the same in composition or effectiveness, or so wholesome and economical, nor will make such fine food. Royal is the only Baking Powder made from Royal Grape Cream of Tartar MISSION CLOSES AT ST. ROSE The Holy Name Society For Men Organized Sunday Afternoon. Large Audience Every Night! To Hear Father 0'Conner. SWEET MUSIC GIVEN. The mission of the St. Rose Catholic church closed Sunday afternoon. Father O'Conner, of Loui-ville, former ly cf Boston, was the principal mission ary and delivered all the sermons ex cept the opening one by Father Cleary. of Washington, I). C. Father O'Conner's sermons have aroused Protestants as well as quicken ed the interest of the Catholic member ship here His discourses were about the plainest, most common place things of everyday life. He touched on scan dal, intemperance, profanity and kind ness to one's fellowtnun The music was directed by Mrs. Laura Hayts and lead by Miss Florence Lewis. Sunday afternoon The Holy Name Society was organized It is a society f ir men whos object is ":o spread and increase the love and reverence for ti e Holy name of Jesus, to put down the vice of blasphemy, and to prevent the use of profane and immot e tlangiage.' Father Hrey was highly pleased wit 11 the out-come of the mission and enjoy ed himself very much, although he was!1 ouite busy the whole week visiting the sick. Among his visitors were Father V..rm.,n of H u r. 1 i nsho r cr mmA Mthr Moss, of Canneltou At the church a Urge supply of beau tiful crosses, prayer books, rosaries and pictures were sold to the members for use in devotion. Sheeran & Company Gain Case. On November the first, 1911, the Court of Appeals at Frankfort, reversed t'le judgment rendered in the action of P. Sheeran & Co., versus Russell & Hutchison. Judgement had been rendered in the lower court against Sieeran & Co. for the sum of $1,987. 2a on account of alleged violation of con tract to deliver a certain number of staves. The lower court in rendering its judgment held that approximately 1 5,000 staves which were barrel staves and had been classed by Russell & Hutchison as eighths, or pony staves, ana had been paid for by them as such, and allowed Sheeran & Co. credit on the "damages which the lower court held Russell & Hutchisou had s stain ed by the difference in the value of said staves as barrel staves and as paid for as eights, in the sum of $6(10. The lower court held that the inisclassiiu a tion of said staves was a meie mistake of judgement on the part of the in spectors of Russell i Hutchison, hence, held Sheeran & Co. liable for failure to deliver the staves as contracted. Tlie Court of Appeals refused to ac cept the misclassitlcation of said staves as a mistake of judgement, hence re versed the judgement and remanded tbe case back for trial in the lower court, directing that a jurv should de cide whether or not the missclassihca tion of said staves was a mistake of judgement or was fraudulently done If tbe jury shall decide that the mia- GREAT MEETING NEXT WEEK In Louisville- Greater Kentucky Movement To Be Started. Reduced Rates On All Railroads--Prominent Speakers On Program. OPENS MONDAY NIGHT. Owing to the tremendous interest taken in the forthcoming meeting and many requests for consideration of sub jects of vital interest to Kentucky's development, the programme grew too lon to be coniplet d in two short days. Consequently the Hist session will be held Monday evening, November I3, instead of Tuesday mor ni ig, November l All sessions will be held in the i Seelb ich Auditorium. Particular stress during the conv. ntio. i will be laid on subjects pertaining to educational de velopment, good ro.ids, revision of our tax laws and agricultural imp ovetnents. More t nan half of the members of the I Kentucky General Assembly will be l'rtsent The presiding oll'uers at the various sis-ions will he Gov. Willson and the Dover DOT -elect, Senators T. H Paynter and W. O. Bradley, Mr. (Jeorge H. Cox, of Ovvensboro, and Mr. J. W. Porter, of Lexington. The Monday evening programme will include an address on the snhjpet of 'ire prevention by Charles F Huhlein, " mmwwm.wwmm n neeueu generally, will save the State one half its lire ..t I i v. : l it 1 a t it waste; an address on "Agricu'tural Extension Work of Slate l'niversr.;es" by Prof. K. L. Hatch, of the University ot Wisconsin. Refreshments. Open Forums will be conducted dur ing the jonveution, in which delegatea in live minute speeches will discuss pro blems they desire and that will lead to tne development of Kentucky. Other subjects to be discussed besides the Monday evening programme will be "Rural Schools in Relation to Rural Uplift," by President Fred Mutchler, of the Western Kentucky Normal School, Howling Green; "Health Conditions and the Conservation of Lives of the People of Kentucky," by Hernard Flex ner, of Louisville; "Ways and Means to Improve School Conditions in Ken tucky,'' John M- Atherton, of Louis ville; "The Kentucky State Fair," H. M Frohman, of Client, "The Great test Need in Old Kentucky," by J. A. Sharon, of Richmond; the subjects of good roads by Hairy A. Sommers, of I Klizabethtown; "Kural Schools, Past, Present and Future," by Prof. T. J. Coates, of Richmond. Supervisor of the I State rural schools; "What Women Want for Kentucky," by Mrs. T. J. i Smith, of Richmoud, President of the Kentucky Federation of Women's Clubs. classification was a mistake of judge ment then the judgement of l,s8r.i5 shall stand; if it is decided that the misclassification was fraudent upon the part of Russell & Hutchison's inspec tors, then judgement shall go againat them for 660, the difference in the valua of the staves as paid for and aa they should have been classed and paid for. Claude Mercer represented Sheeran & Co.