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The daily Kentuckian. [volume] (Hopkinsville, Ky.) 1898-1898, August 05, 1898, Image 4

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Of More or Less Moment Carefully Compiled
n For Our Local Readers V
IF ANYTHING OF INTEREST has transpired you will
Now Principal at Dick White Col
lege at Fayettvllle Tenn
Prof C T Kirkpatjick former
ly connected with the Hopkinsvillc
Public Schools is now the princi
pal at Dick White College at Fay
ettevillc Tenn a co educational
training1 school established nine
years ago The next session will
begin August 23rd The property
is owneu ana coturoucu y uie
Cumberland Presbyterian church
in Fayetteville but the school is
unsectarian The total number of
pupils last year was 131
This positionwas offered to Prof
Kirkpatrick before he left Hopkins
villc but he had not formally ac
cepted the place
The Professors many friends in
this city will note with pleasure
his advancement in the profession
he has adopted as his life work
He is a young man of a high order
of ability and scholorly attainments
and the three years of experience
he had in the schools of this city
has fitted him well for the dis
charge of the duties of the higher
position he has been called upon to
Took Place This Afternoon from
Mr J T Walls
The remains of Mr Matt II
Wall of Clarksville were brought
to this city last night and taken to
the home of his cousin Mr J T
The interment took place at 230
oclock this afternoon at Hopewell
cemetery A large number of the
friends of the deceased followed his
body to the grave Mr Wall was
38 years old and unmarried
Mr Wall was a son of B J Wall
Sr and was born in Cadiz Ivy in
He had fine business qualifications
and at one time amassed a fortune
of 30000 in Wichita Kan but lost
it when the boom callapsed in that
town He was liberal with his
money and though he made a good
deal he spent it about as fast as he
made it and leaves no considerable
Among his relatives from out of
town who attended his burial were
Mrs Titia Wall and Mrs Tom
Amoss of Cobb Mrs Dr Clarence
Anderson of Princeton Mr and
Mrs T J Wall and Mr and Mrs
B J Wall of Gracey
The Wheelmen net and Psraded
Last Night
The invitation of the wheelmen
of the city to meet at Moss bicycle
store last night was accepted by
about fifty of the bicyclists
J After a general conference and
discussion it was decided toorgan
izca League in the city and 26
charter members enrolled their
The organization was not com
pleted but was postponed until
next Thursday night when another
meeting1 will be held
After the business of the meeting
was concluded about 45 of those
present engaged in a ride over the
principal streets of the city with
their lamps burning and bells ringing-
the crowd made quite an imposing-
Have Been Had at the Revival at
Hickory Point Church
Rev T W Noland of this city
is conducting the most successful
revival ever known at Hickory
Point church in the Fifteenth dis
trict of the county says the Clarks
ville Times Up to date there have
been Beventy five conversions and
congregations numbering us many
as 600 attend the meetings nightly
Capt Mc J Davi who has been
quite sick for severa days is much
better ami U now ahje to be up
Third Kentucky
To Morrow
-I alii immMm im
3 A J tt
Will Sail
Bob Buckner who is a soldier in
the Third Kentucky at Newport
News telegraphed his brother this
morning- that everything was in
readiness and the Third Regiment
would depart to morrow for Porto
Rico on the Yale The boys are
all in good health and spirits and
overjoyed at the prospect of seeing
actual jtftryiee at ltt
A Fine Report From Over the To
bacco Growing District
Reports received from all over the
county concerning the growing
crop of tobacco is to the effect that
the weed has a most luxuriant
growth in most sections and the
prospects are that the full crop
will be housed In North Chris
tian the crop is
and there is no
frenching owing
that the rains have
looking1 well
complaint of
to the fact
not been so
heavv as in other sections of the
dark tobacco district In some
sections of South Christian where
the plants were set on very low
land there has been considerable
Taking the growing
crop as a whole it looks now as if it
wiil be about the best that has been
raised in the county for several
years There is no complaint of
worms and the suckers are being
managed by regular hands em
ployed at the beginning of the year
to raise the crop
Marriage Licenses at Clarksville
Cause Trouble
The Clarksville Times says 22
marriage licenses issued since July
1 in thatcityare illcg al by reason of
having no revenue stamp upon them
The County CourtClerkis very anx
ious to have the interested parties
return the licenses as early as pos
sible and correct what may prove
to be a very serious mistake As
there have been several couples of
Kentucky elopers married in Clarks
ville in that time some of them
should go back to Clarksville to in
vestigate They may not be
as tightly tied as they think they
Colored Recruits Sent Out From
Lieut W T Johnson returned to
Louisville last night alter muster
ing in and sending to Fort McPher
son 25 colored recruits for the 10th
cavalry Regimental Clerk Geo
H Keller col left for Memphis
and will then return to Clarksville
to enlist recruits
This lot makes nearly 50 colored
recruits Lieut Johnson has enlist
ed here and sent South
Wallis Grocery has furnished
two of the number a porter and a
driver and Mr Wallis says he will
be ready for the next war with
more recruits
Warren Lander Badly Lacerates
One of His Hands
Mr W L Lander met with a
very painful accident Wednesday
evening about 830 according to
the Pembroke Review Just before
prayer meeting opened at the Bap
tist church he and young Smedley
Bow were scuflling at the corner of
the church edifice on the outside
and with the weight of both Lan
der nndBowhcJwas thrown against
the brick corner of the church strik
ing the back of his left hand mak
ing a frightful wound Dr W A
Lackey was called and four stitches
were taken and otherwise he was
cared for
Spends the Day
Mill and All
Big Time
Church Has a Picnic
Have a
The Cumberland Presbyterian
church and Sunday school went to
Edwards Mill yesterday and spent
the day in the woodB
They carried with them an abun
dance of good things to eat and
guns and tackle for hunting and
There were swings for the chil
dren and many other features to
add to the pleasure
Those who attendefl were J P
Braden and family T M Dalton
and family C R Clark and family
G W Wiley and family Mrs W
A Long1 and son Mrs E R
Elliott and family Mrs S II liar-
rison Mrs Polk Cansler Miss Jen
nie Lacy J P Danforth and
family Miss Madge Terry Miss
Lucy Holman Adairville Ky
Mrs D M Whittaker and daugh
ter Mrs Edna Perry and son
Mrs J S McCarley Misses Ann
and Mary McCarley Lucian Mc
Carley Mrs Jas R McClure Mrs
Arthur Wallace Mrs John Peland
Jr and son E W C Ed wards
and family McJ Davis family A
IT Anderson and family Mr
Fowler and Miss Lula Fowler
Dan Claggett Charlie Garland
Misses Annie and Minnis McKee
and Miss Jones James West and
family R F West and family
Corrected Dully lly Ken Jtiiwllng linulcur
mid lrnkcr lloplclimvUI Ky
OIiIciiro Mfirknt
I Vg I Hifft
Cash Wheat
Sept Wheat
Dec Wheat
Sept Corn
Dec Corn
Sept Oats
Sept Pork
Sept Lard
Sept Ribs
5 32
5 20
34 -
87 5 88 5
26 1 27 1
99 1 00 1
09j 1 12k 1
54 54 tf
1 07 1 08 1
1 37 1 38 1
25 27
33 tf
21H 21 tf
9 07
5 37
5 27
9 oo
5 32
5 22
wheat puts 66j calls 68
Now York Stocks mid Cotton
I OPS Migt Closing
Aug Cotton 5
Am Tob 1
Chicago Gas
C B O 1
Coal Iron
Chicago KecelptH To ituy
Hogs 21000 Head
KHtlmittid ItccelnU Id morrow
Wheat 125 Cars
Corn 440 Cars
Oats 250 Cars
Hogs e 15000
Hog Mnrkot
Hogs To day 21000
Hogs To morrow 15000
To tit l CIeniiicuit
Wheat and Flour Exp 743000 bus
Gone to the Purchase
Mr John Vowell of the Pilot
Rock neighborhood has sold out
all of his effects and left this morn
ing with his family consisting of
wife grown daughter and two little
children for the Purchase where
tjhey will make their future home
They will locate near Mayiield for
the present
Judge Pendleton Improving
A message was received in this
city yesterday from New York
which stated that Judge Pendleton
who has been there for several
days under treatment is improving-
and it is thought that he will he
able to come home in a short while
Owensboro Inquirer
-30 head young cattle and fine
Milk Cows for sale W W Wake
Buy your tomatoes from W R
Urumlield 50c per bushel
Just received a full Jine of fresh
groceries at Brumlields
Roasting eaiB 5c per dozen at
Fine freslppasture near lovn
Licensed to Wed
A marriage license was issued this
morning to William Sanders to wed
Fannie Fox The pm tiei are col
itfjtM4j u iu
Isthc Situation of the Army
at Santiago
The Immediate Withdrawal of All
the Troops Imperatively Nee-
essary Say the Generals
Washington Aug 5 Special
The following statement of the
condition of affairs at Santiago has
been received in a report from the
various commanding- officers made
to Gen Shafter It was written by
Col Roosevelt and endorsed by
Gens Kent Bates Chaffee Sum
ner Ames and Wood
JMaj Gen Shafter Sir In a
meeting of the general and medical
officers called by you at the palace
this morning we were all as you
know unanimous in view of what
should be done with the army To
keep us here in the opinion of every
officer commanding a division or a
brigade will simply involve the
destruction of thousands There
is no possible reason for not shipping-
practically the entire com
mand North at once Yellow fever
cases are very few in the cavalry
division where I command one of the
two brig ades and not one true case
of yellow fever has occurred in this
division except among- the men
sent to the hospital at Siboney
where they have I believe con
tracted it But in this division
there have been 1500 cases of ma-
larirl fever Not a man has died
from it but the whole command is
so weakened and shattered as to be
ripe for dying- like rotten sheep
when a real epidemic like the pres
ent strikes us as it is bound if we
stay here at the height of the sick
ness season August and the begin
ning of September
Quarantine against malarial fe
ver is much like quarantining
atrainst the toothache All of us
are certain as soon as the author
ities at Washington fully appre
ciate the conditions of the army to
be sent home If we are kept here
it will in all human possibility mean
an appalling- disaster for the Sur
geons here estimate that over half
the army if kept here during the
sickly season will uie Tins is
not only terrible from the stand
point of individual lives lost but it
means ruin from the standpoint of
the military efficiency of the flower
of the American army for the great
bulk of the regulars are here with
The sick list large though it is
exceeding 4000 affords but a faint
index of the debilitation of the
army you command Not 10
per cent are fit -for active work
Six weeks on the north Maine coast
for instance or elsewhere where
the yellow fever germ can -not pos
sibly propagate would make us all
as fit as fighting cocks able as we
arc eager to take a leading1 part in
this great campaign against Ha
vana in the fall even if we are not
allowed to try Porto Rico
This army must be moved at
once or perish As the army can
safely be moved now the persons
responsible for preventing such a
move will be responsible for the un
necessary loss of many thousands
of lives
Our opinions are the result of
careful personal observation and
they arc also based on the unani
mous opinion of our medical officers
with the army who understand the
situation absolutely
The report created a profound
impression and the dispatch of the
sick soldiers home will begin at
A Whole Carload
Mr Robt F Rives a wealthy
and progressive farmer living a
few miles South of town received a
car load of mules last Saturday
which he had shipped from Abiline
Ccx says the Pembroke Review
Mr Rives will use them inthcculti
vation ol his farms
Remember the rialne
Place to get your fine Merchant
Tailoring is by Fownght Pants
made for 3 5 7 and Suits14
1520 West 7th street opposite
New Era office
For Rent
Two story brick residence on
ycst 7th street Apply to
John Yoiwo
A new upright Bajdwin piano
lor sale at
4 H 34cNKKLVNorth Liberty
Regiments Ordered to Relieve
Gen Shafter
Immediate Removal of the Sick
Soldiers From
ago de Cuba
Washington 5 Special
The following- official statement
was issued yesterday evening
War Department Adjutant Gen
erals office Washington The
secretary of war has ordered Gen
Sh after s troops relieved from
further duty in Santiago as fast as
transportation can be provided and
the transfer of Spanish prisoners
will admit of reduction of the gar
American transports now at
Santiago are as follows Catania
800 men Gate City 600 men Grand
Duchess l200Miami 90 Mate-
wan 720 Vigilance 800 Olivette
500 Burkshirc 250 total 5770
These will sail for New York as
fast as they can be comfortably em
The rest at Mon tank Point L
I will prepare these seasoned
troops for the campaign against
Havana in which they will proba
bly take part The first transport
left Santiago yesterday The move
ment is expected to be completed by
the 20th of the month Pi ve United
States volunteer regiments im
munes have been ordered to Santi
ago for garrison duty the first has
already arrived the others arc being-
pushed forward as rapidly as
transportation can be furnished
He Is Still Absent
A reward of 25 has been offered
fpr the arrest of Monroe Bullard
who absconded with about 100
collected from Clarksville saloonist
belonging to the Pabst Brewery
No trace of him has been discovered
so far
Mr Ed Smith went to Crofton
tins morning1 oh business
Mr F W Owea asd wlffc erf
Kelly are spending- the day it the
city -
Mr Fayette Wilkins and
ter of Howell are shoppinf ia 4be
city to day r
Miss Sadie Layne will rUit iJr
Fayette Wilkins family of HoU
next week 0
Editor Bennett Henderson ct
Princeton was here a short ythMi
this afternoon on business
Mrs A G Warfield will leave fx
the morning to visit friends
Clarksville and Monteajjle
Miss Annie McPherson returned
home this morning from a vUlt to A
friends in Clarksville Tenn
Mr Willard Hendricks and wift
of Crofton are in the city on a shop-ding-
Mr C C Morcfield of Clarksville
Tenn is visiting his brother R
C Morcfield on South Virginia St
MtsafH Prnvinn flllrl TiIm Tnrt1n
who have been visiting- Mrs jj
chat in Clarksville Tenn return- M
ed home this morning-
Miss Vernn MrfJMinr wUn hni
been spending a few days with her j
aunt Mrs L T Rich returned to
her home near Gracey last evening-
Miss Jennie B Marshall and
Mrs M J Finn of Cincinnati
JlllJ Y1IU IlllVt UCCU UJU gucsm oi I
Mr Geo W Collins family will I
return home this afternoon
Mr R S McGehee Dr R D
Moore and Mr John Willis and
family left Tuesday morning for
Red Boiling- Springs where they
will spend several days recuperat
ing Pembroke Review
Rev C C Hall returned from
Crofton Monday where he was
called to preach the funeral of Mr
Charles V Armstrong- and that of
his mother Mrs Katie Armstrong-
After performing these services the
Herald of the Cross visited
friends in
Mr Miles has resigned his posi
tion as salesman with McKee the
grocer and will at an early date
engage in the implement business
at some point in north Christian
Willow calf hand sewed 500 shoes for - - 399
Vici kid all silk top hand sewed 500 shoes for 399
Vici kid silk vesting top hand sewed 400 shoes for 299
Vici kid kid top hand sewed 400 shoes for - 350
Vici kid silk vest top hand sewed 350 shoes for 299
Vici kid kid top hand sewed 350 shoes for - 299
Broken Lots of Tail Shoes
at 150 2and 250
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