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Vine Job Work. DEVOTED TO THE INTERESTS OF ALL THE PEOPLE OF OHIO COUNTY Subscription $1 per Year HARTFORD, OHIO COUNTY, KY., FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 21, 1913. No. 32 VOL. XXV. I: h M " HUERTA HEAD OnEPUBLIC President Madero Forced to Resign In Mexico. Nine Days Battle Has Cost Hund reds of Lives Many Amer icans Were Killed. Gen. Vlctorlann Ilucrta, commnnd cr of .Mexican federal troops Tues day night ended tho rcglmo of Ma dero when he placed the President And hid brother under arrest and was proclaimed temporary President of the Republic. Disposition or Madero has not been lly determined on, but It Is prob- Ablo that he will be exiled. The plan ttuggested Is to escort him to Vera Cruz and there give him his choice of bIiI is Balling to arlotis countries. With the seizure of Mailcro and Ms brother and other high officials of stato the censorship of the cable was lifted and the carnage of the last nine days Is ut last temporarily ended. While tho American State Depart ment breathes freer there U yet the worry of reconstruction days, but this probably will be left for .the administration of President-elect Wil son to bear. Meantime the marine force will bo sent to GUantamo, Cuba, to await developments. The nine days' battle has cost hundreds of lives and thousands have been maimed. Among the dead and wounded uro many Americans. The property damage will easily reach $35,000,000. Tho only danger of a renewal of co'rifllct now lies with the smaller i"ycc8 of malcontents In the northern Actions of tho country. From this section Americans are fleeing across the" boundary,, to . Texas, and other State. Co .nandcrs of small forces In tho Northern section of the countrj have 'expressed dissatisfaction with the compulsory resignation of Madero and say they will continue the fight. They furnish the problem of the new administration. Uucrtn lins been officially commis sioned by the diplomatic corps, thus officially establishing his status in the eyes of the Powers. Tho provisional president and Diaz aro contcrring on plans for a union of their forces. HUERTA HEAD OF REPUBLIC. Washington, Feb. IS. With the Kovcrnmcnt of President Francisco I. Madero fallen and Gen. Vlctorlano Huer'ta proclaimed President of Mex ico, it devolves on American Ambas sador Henry Lano Wilson at once to treat with tho do facto Mexican government for protection of Ameri cans throughout the republic. Polltlcnl recognition of the gov ernment which emerged tonight out of the travail through which .Mexico has passed during the last two years, mt"U be a slower proceeding. But with iWioral Americans killed, and many wounded by bullets of tho contend Ing'Torces in Mexico City, with hun dreds wounded and thousands ren dered homeless because of the slaugh ith and carnugo which have resulted from tho short range firing in the of tho city, Mr. Wilson's tlrst duty will bo to treat with tho nuw Presi dent for amelioration of tho condi tions Imposed upon Americans and other foreigners, especially since the revolution entered Its last stages. While this Govrenmcnt will take no concern over tho choice of a successor to President Madero such a successor will have to demonstrato his ability to maintain stable gov ernment before political recognition will bo accorded him by tho United States. Mexico Is today honeycombed and torn asunder by many revolutionary movements. The principle of these .Are the Orozco movement in the north and tho Zapata uprising In tho south. Lawlessness has become rlfo .and robber bands, masquerading as revolutionists hao sent terror through the States of Mexico from Rio Grande to Yucatan. fn order to lay claim to political recognition from this government, this government will demand that the new President, be he Gen. Huer ita or some other, must put an end to these elements, restore order nnd establish tho workings of justice In the States. Tho formality of political recog nition, In all likelihood will fall to the Administration of President-elect Wilson. There would hardly bo time for negotiation In tho remaining few days of President Tnft's term of of fice. In tho event that Ambassador Wil son's term as representative of tho United States In Mexico's capital should close with the Administration which sent him there, It would first bo necessary for the President of tho United States to appoint his suc cessor. This diplomat, when properly ac credited to the Mexican government, would be In a position to further tho negotiations Incidental to tho recognition of tho new Mexican regime, when that government has demonstrated its ability to enforce the law. Tho news tonight found this gov ernment still firm In Its policy of nonintervention and unwavering In Its preparation, upon a moment's notice, to strike an agrcsslvo blow for the defense of American citizens should occasion jet demand It. Although the change, which, it Is believed, will bring relief from the Intolerable conditions following in the wake of ten days of bloody fighting, was welcome to those who carry the burdens of state. Official Washing ton had no comment to make on the outcome. Dispatches from American Ambas sador Henry Lane Wilson, confirmed the salient 'features of Madero's fall and Hucrta'a rise to power, but State Department officials withheld their opinion. No one sought, however, to conceal satisfaction in tho assurance of protection to life and property, which the reestabllshment of order in Mexico City would bring to the thousands of Americans and other foreigners for whoso safety this Gov ernment Is responsible before the world. Although the step which would have sent American soldiery Into Mexico had not been taken, every branchy of, .the defenslvo arm-of tho service was organized to its highest efficiency. Tho word of command was all that was necessary to send troops across the border from the Texas frontier, or to land bluejackets and marines from the six warships already swing ing at anchor on the Atlantic and Pacific coasts of the disturbed re public. Two thousand marines gathered all along tho Atlantic coast are tonight ready to sail for Guantanamo, Cuba, only ' a few hours from Vera Cruz, seaport of the Mexican capital. Every detail in fact, was In read lnoss had attacts upon Americans, as such, forced this Government td pursue the policy which officials hopo will not be necessary. . Among the Lodges. Hartford Lodge No. 675 F. and A. M. will have work In tho second de grco next first Monday night and will also vote on Important amend ment to tho by-laws. Every member Is urged to be present. The following members of Acme. Lodge No. 339 1. 0. O. F of Hart ford, attended tho burial of Brother Jesse King, at Mt. Morlah last Sun da): W. E. Ellis, W. R. Hedrlck, James Nance, S. F. Riley, Jeff Ralph, Frank Black and Harvey Sheffield. Tho burial ceremony was put on In a most Impressive manner by Vlco Noble Grand Ellis, and Acting Pre lato Hedrlck. Tho Heflln Camp W. O. W. also put on their burial ser vice. Rough River Lodge No. 110 Knights of Pythias is at present doing the best work of the Hartford lodges This lodge has had degree work at every meeting for several weeks, and on last Tuesday night conferred the rank of Knight upon Attorney Mc Dowell A. Fogle in a most Impres sive manner In the presence of a largo attendance of the membership. Hartford Tent No. 99, Knights of Tho Maccabees are very busy bees at, present. Work has been put on In some of tho degrees for the Ust sev eral meeting nights, and applications aro on hand. Tho Tent met last night, Installed officers and put on degree work. The attendance was large. Salesman Wanted to look after our Interest In Ohio and adjacent coun ties. Salary or Commission. Address The Harvel OH Co., Cleveland, O. YOUTH CONFESSES A BRUTAL CRIME Says He Killed Consumptive at Hickman to Secure His Money. Hickman, Ky., Feb. 18. Declaring that with tho aid of Jesso Bunton, of Dukedom, Ky., he killed John Ritchie Saturday night here and robbed him of $110, which Ritchie, a consumptive, had saved for tho pur pose of paying his way West, C. O. Shelby, a nineteen-year-old boy, Is In jail here, and the officers are look ing for Bunton. According to tho story of Shelby, who Is known as "Dick," ho and Bun ton had planned by mall and tele phone to kill Ritchie Saturday night. Bunton, he said, had not been In the city for some time until the night of tho murder, when tho two succeeded In tolling Ritchie up tho railroad, where they crushed his head with a fourteen-Inch bar with a heavy nut on the end of it, and then threw, his body over a thirty-foot bluff into the river. Ritchie's body was found at S o'clock Sunday morning and as soon as the discovery was announced a great crowd was attracted to tho scene of the killing. Among those in the crowd was Shelby, who gave DO cents to a fund which was raised on the spot to hunt down tho murderer. Officers learned that Ritchie was last seen in company with Shelby, and a search was made of Shelby's rooms, where bloody clothes were found. Shelby was at once arrested and taken to police headquarters. As soon as he was confronted with the evidence he broke down and confess ed. He at first contended that ho was alone In the murder, but later im plicated Bunton. Fcnrlng mob violence, tho officers took Shelby to Paducah for safe keep ing. According to Shclbgjs story he got $5oohd a gold watch, while Bun- !ton got $50 In gold. Ritchie's homo was in Jackson, Tenn. He was twenty-seven years old. Bunton, the alleged accomplice of Shelby, Is eighteen. Mr. Lon Smith for County Clerk. We this week announce the candi dacy of Mr. Lon Smith, R. F. D. No. C, Hartford, as a candidate for the offico of countyy court clerk.sub ject to tho action of the general primary, Saturday, August 2, 1913. Mr. Smith made the race for county court clerk four years ago on tho Democratic ticket and proved to be ono of the strongest men on the ticket In that race. His services to tho party for many yyears, and most cspeclallyy In that race will no doubt make him a strong candidate In the primary. Farewell to Cannon. Washington, Feb. 17. President Taft, cabinet officials, Chief Justice White, members of both houses of Congress, past, present and prospec tive, and a host of other political and personal friends of Representative Joseph G. Cannon, of Illinois, former Speaker of the House, featured tho program and guest list of the fare well dinner to him Saturday night. Plans had been mado for approx imately 500 guests. It was a feast of fun and a tribute of affection. Tho program abounded with novel fea tures, merrily announced by the toastmaster. Representative J. Hamp ton Moore, of Pennsylvania. The dinner was tho culmination of planB laid by many weeks ago to make It one of the most notable banquets over given in Washington. Tho scheduled speakers Included the President. Chief Justice White, Speaker Clark, Representative Under wood, of Alabama, the Democratic leader of the House; Secretary Nagel, Postmaster General Hitchcock, Sena tors. Root, of Now York; Williams, of Mississippi; Penrose, of Pennsyl vania; Representatives WcCall, of Massachusetts; McKlnley, of Illinois; former Secretary of the Navy Hilary A. Herbert, Senator-elect James, and Mr. Cannon. $8.00 WORTH OF WARE will be given away FREE with overy MA JESTIC RANGE sold at our DEMON STRATION one week only, Febru ary 24th to March 1st. E. P. BARNES & BRO., Beaver Dam, Ky. WANT LARGEST CLOCK IN U. S. Timepiece Invented By Louisville Man Is Offered For Sale At $3,500. Louisville, Ky., Feb. IS. Jefferson county can have the distinction If It wants It of owning the largest- clock In the United States, and per haps in tho world. The distinction and tho clock will cost $3,500. H. C. Korfhage built the clock and had it on exhibition at the Armory during Home Coming Week. The clock cost him $2,500 to build and as It has practically been a loss of time and money ho has decided to sell It now that he has tho opportunity. Tho Kansas City Auditorium and the San Francisco Exposition have offered to purchase the clock. Secretary W. E. Morrow, of the? Commercial Club and Denny B. Goode, Assistant Seecretary of the Loulsvlllo Convention and Publicity League, heard of tho offers and sug gested that tho clock be kept in Lou isville, Inasmuch as It was the In vention of a Louisville man. When the Fiscal Court meets to day Mr. Goode and Mr. Morrow will ask the members to voto an appro priation for the purchase of the clock and to place it at the North end of tho Armory, where it can be seen by persons entering the building. It Is planned to remove the Ahrlne de sign (hqt now decorates it, and insert therein a new one. The clock is built in the form of a pendulum, and weighs 3,000 pounds. Its face contains 5,500 electric light globes of all colors and shows the time of day without the use of hands. If it were swung from tho fifth floor of the Lincoln Building It would just clear the street. It has 11,000 elec tric connections. If the Fiscal Court purchases the clock Mr. Korfhage will guarantee to keep irJrnrunnlng- condition for five years. YOUR NEIGHBOR KNOWS his MAJESTIC RANGE uses little fuel bakes perfectly heats abundance of water 'good and bad and costs prac tically nothing for repairs. LET US SHOW YOU WHY. CALL during our DEMONSTRATION WEEK, February 21th to March 1st. E. P. BARNES & BRO., Beaver Dam, Ky. Strews Father's Ashes. Indianapolis, Ind Feb. 17. Com plying with the request of her father, A. N. Spinney, of this city, Just be fore his death, Miss Luclle Spinney, an actress at a local theater, scatter ed her father's ashes into the waters of White River late yesterday. With a few friends. Miss Spinney drove to a short distance north of the city, chopped a hole in tho Ice, which she had strewn with flowers, and dropped Into the water all that remained of her father. Miss Spinney said she realized that it was an unusual thing to do, but that it was as her father had request ed and she could not do otherwise. $25 Reward $25. I hereby offer a reward of $25 for the arrest and detention of Israel Jones, who escaped from tho Ohio county Jail December S, 1912. Ho Is 5 feet 8 Inches In height, weighs about 150 pounds, hair dark brown, about 22 years of ago, lisps in talk ing. W. P. MIDKIFF, Jailer Ohio Co., Ky. Testing King Road Drag. Owcnsboro, Ky., Feb. 19. An earn est effort Is being mado by J. W. Cook to test out the good qualities of the King drag ou the county roads. Mr. Cook has a rock road to him farm from Owensboro, but is In terested in the upkeep of tho roads in his neighborhood. For the pas week or ten days Mr. Cook has been giving the work his personal atten tion, and he expressed much gratifi cation at the results being accom plished. ' He is operating the drag according to the instructions of the Inventor, and tho methods adopted by tho United States government. The roads which have been dragged by Mr. Cook have dried out quickly and become solid and smooth, and when they have been traveled ex tensively the traffic serves to harden the roadbed. Mr. Cook ba's under- taken the .repairing of about ten miles of road In the eastern part of tho county, around Ensor, at his own expense; and tho Inhabitants of the neighborhood are expressing their gratitude In no uncertain terms at tho public splrltcdnrss of Mr. Cook. Ho said that tho drag was doing everything for which It had been recommended. CENTERTOWN. Ccntertown, Feb. IS. The Center town Mercantile company's store was destroyed by flro Sunday night. Esq. J. C. Jackson spent a part of last week In Indiana. Mrs. ,CecIl Calvert, who has been sick for some time, Is no better. Several farmers from this section attended tho Equity meeting at Hart ford last Friday. Tho Klmbly mines, first below town, which have been closed down for several weeks on account of the recent high water have resumed work again. Mr. Wade Ross, who has been HI for some time is no better. Quite a crowd of tho younger set from here attended the basket-ball game at Hartford, last Friday nljht. Dr. Frank Tlchenor of Hartford, was here Saturday. Honor for Wilson. Princeton, N. J., Feb. 17. Wood row Wilson may retain an official connection with Princeton University while he Is President of the United States. Several graduates have placed Mr. Wilson's name on the nomina tion slips as- an alumni member of the Board of Trustees. It is pointed out that during his Presidential administration Col. Roose velt was a member of the Board of Overseers of Harvard, and President Taft still is a member of Yale Corpo ration. In The Oil Field. West 'Kentucky OH- Co., Is prepar ing to "shoot" all three of their producing wells in the near future. This will no doubt greatly Increase the output, and is merely following tho customary practlco In other fields. Considerable attention is now being attracted to the North side of the river, near Beda,, as geologists and oil men believe that the crest of the anticlinal extends in that direc tion. Bad luck has again overtaken the drillers of the Rough River OU and Gas Co., on the Weller farm, in the breaking of a stem, and a fishing job will delay work Indefinitely. Drilling Is progressing rapidly In the Wood OU Company's well on the Cox farm, where a thick layer of sU'ale has rendered the drlllng com paratively easy for several days. Largo number of oil men are now In Hartford and since the advent of good weather leasing has taken on a fresh Impetus. .1, For Rent. ' The Z. Wayne Ellis farm, contain ing sixty-five acres of fine bottom land, two miles west of Hartford. Forty-five acres cleared. Good dwell ing, outbuildings, twenty acres in meadow' aud flno water. For terms apply to W. E. ELLIS, The Produce Man, Hartford, Ky. Marriage License. Oswell Veller and Goldle Ross, Taylor Mines. Thurman L. Ragland and Mabel C. Porter, Beaver Dam, route 2. R. L. Dever, Sunnydale, and Eu nlco Rock, Hartford. II. F. Johnson and Nola Plerson, Fordsvllle. W. B. McCormlck, Doland, Fla., and Prudle Mitchell, Hartford. Mitchell-McCormick. Miss Prudle Mitchell of Hartford, and Mr. W. B. McCormlck, of De land," Florida, were united In mar riage Tuesday evening at the resi dence of Mr. and Mrs. A. C. Yeiser, Elder W. D. Wright performing the ceremony. The bride is an estimable young lady and has lived near Hart ford all her Ufo and has many friends. The groom Is a prosperous business man of Deland, and is en gaged In the manufacture of turpen tine. They left Wednesday afternoon for their Southern home. GREAT RUSH OF EQUITYTOBACCO When Houses Open In Mc Lean County. Enough Registered toKeepHouse Busy Until March 3 Rush At Owensboro. Owensboro, Ky., February 20. An nouncement fo the Equity society ' that deliveries would begin In Mc Lean and Hancock counties was re ceived with a great deal of joy. From reports received from Calhoun, Llv ormore and Sacramento, every pound of Equity tobacco in McLean county must have been loaded on wagon and ready to start to market. At Cal houn tobacco was registered that would keep the receiving station fully employed until March 3. The same state of affairs exists also in the two other points of the county. The Hancock growers, too, were ready and rushed the markets to their limits, and then registered for positions. Much disappointment Is expressed at Reeds, la, the edge of Henderson county, at the announcement that no tobacco would be received there (or the Equity pool. The American com pany, which bought the tobacco in that section, has no house at that point, and it will bo necessary to de liver the product at Owensboro. Owensboro was crowded to tho limit Wednesday with tobacco. Both of the associations received heavily and a good share of the unpledged crops was brought in. Some few loads were sold at auction, and ft good representation passed over the loose leaf house, which held Its reg ular sale in the afternoon. The Equity receiving plants are congested, and have sufflclentrfoaliSK registered to keep them occupied un til Friday evening. The Green-river deliveries aro more fortunate, a they have more houses at which to ' unload. DON'T ask us to give you tho $8.00 worth of ware with a MAJES TIC RANGE after our Demonstra tion Week, as that special offer ap plied to that week ONLY, February 21th to March 1st. E. P. BARNES & BRO., Beaver Dam, Ky. , PEOPLE WHO KNOW are going. Former Hartford Resident pies, The remains of Mrs. Eliza C. Duke, . who died at the home of her son and daughter, Mr. and Mrs. J. 3. Swlndlehurst, of Livingston, Mon., ' Thursday, February 13, arrived In Hartford Monday morning and fun eral services were conducted at the Presbyterian church by Rev. Me!I of Beaver Dam. After funeral ser--vices the remains .were laid to res? In Oakwood cemetery. Mrs. Duke was born 'March 22, 1841, daughter of Mr, and Mrs. Jo seph Miller, Beaver Dam. She and Thomas S. Duke were united in mar riage Sept'. 7, 1865. To this union were born five children, three sons, W. H., W. T. and A. G. Duke, two daughters, Mrs. J. E. Swlndlehurst and Mrs. Ida Balrd, late wife of Dr. A. B. Balrd, Oklahoma City. Two sons, W. H. and A. G. Duke, ' and one daughter, , Mrs. Swlndlehurst, survive her. Her husband, Thomas S. Duke, preceded her in March, 1898, and daughter, Mrs. Balrd, in 1907, and son, W. T. Duke, in 1912. Tha remains, accompanied by her son, Mr. A. G. Duke, and daughter, Mrs. Swlndlehurst and two children, and Mrs. Alonzo Walker, of Louisville, arrived at Beaver Dam Sunday -and were taken to Mr. John H. Barnes' residence, where they re mained until Monday morning, when the remains, accompanied 'by a num ber of relatives and friends, wero brought direct to the Presbyterian Church here. Special Notice. Theere will be a called meeting of the Ohio County A. S. of E. at the court houso in Hartford noxt Satur day, February 22, at 10 o'clock, sharp. All poolers are urged to bo In attendance, as this will be an. Important meeting. " ,S L. B. TICHENOR, PresV HENRY M. PIRTLE, Sec'y. l . '.