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The daily Kentuckian. (Hopkinsville, Ky.) 1898-1898, August 10, 1898, Image 2

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Of Manila Is the Next
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Expected
General Attack Will Be Made
This Week
Washington August The
news of G en Francis V Greens victory at
Malate was not a surprise
The arrival of the Monterey and McAr
thurs troops put the Americans in position
to make a general attack by land and sea
that will result in the fall of the city
Six Americans Wounded
In a Brush at Guayama
Washington Aug 10rrSpecial Companies A and C of the
Fourth Ohio volunteers narrowly escaped destruction in an ambuscade
near Guayama Monday afternoon The companies constituted a recon
noitering party and the news of the attack created great alarm atGuay
araa Reinforceriiciits wejre rushed to the scene and the men dragged a
dynamite gun five miles The Spaniards could not face the dynamite
shells and they fled in disorder after the first shot Six of the reconnoit
ering party were wounded It is believed the Spaniards are preparing
to offer desperate resistance to the American advance on San Juan
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Xly order of tho war department this famous artlllepry officer until recently com
mandant at Governors aland Now York has gone to Glilolcumniupa to aasumo
chargo of a brlgado of volunteers Gen Frank Is a nntlvo of Maine a graduate of
West Point and has an enviable record Prior to hln promotion to a brigadier
fronoralBhlp ho wan commandant of tho artillery school at FoVt Monroo Vn wltb
tho rank of cotonol He la quite an unassuming but determined man
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Into American Hands
Campo PuertojEicQ Aiig via Kingston Jamaica Aug 10
Special The eity ofjsoamo was captured yesterday hy Gen Ernsts
brigade after avjfVfilyjiyTghEy The American loss was seven wounded
aU members of the Sixteenth Icnnsylvnnia volunteers The Spanish
loss was twelve killed including tle Major commaifding and three
jofliccrs wounded The American troops look 200 prisoners This was
JHccpninliBhcd iy means of a Hank movement executed by the Sixteenth
ennvlyania thus cutting off the Spaniards retreat The light lasted
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iwpaniesof the First Kentucky Ttegimcnh
Col Castleman conmiandinyptoeo nifiht for Porto Rico on the
transport Amio and je ftUaqwfitcil to sail after midnight Tho
trausport OdumwH leavp ome llfetetnlght With thfe Fifth Illinois
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RAILROAD WRECK
Pennington dap
Middlesboro Ky Aug 10
General Review
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Passenger Train Runs Into
Landslide
Twenty Persons Injured and the
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Cars Badly Demolished at 1
Special The north bound train
struck a landslide near Pennington
Gap this morning and a bad wreck
Twolvn nndapninirs
were injured and a general smash-
up occurred
WEATHER BULLETIN
Crop Situation in Western Ken
tucky From Official Reports
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Christian County makes a Uoou
Showing Fine Week for
Growing Crops
The warm showers of the past
seven days were very favorable for
allirrowinir crops Corn continues1
inccellent condition is maturing
rapidly and in some sections
heavy yield is already assured
The tobacco crop shows great Uxy
provement though there is still
some complaint of frenching A
number of correspondents com
ment upon the remarkable scarcity
of thefinjurious tobacco yvorm The
threshing of wheat andoats is not
yet entirely completed owing to
rains and complaints continue of
the grain rotting in shock and
stack All minor crops gardens
and meadows have been benefited
by showers The ground is in un
usually good condition and plow
ing for fall wheat is progressing
very well
Western Section
Ballard Corn and tobacco doing
well unthreshed wheat -damaged
by excessive rains
Caldwell Plenty of -moisture
good growth and splendid pros
pects corn in roasting ears tobac
co is good no worms
Calloway Rain has improved
corn and tobacco veryViriuch crop
prospects excellent l
Carlisle Wheat vhcarly a 1 1
threshed tomatoes ripening plow
ing for wheat progressing tobacco
very gooa some trenching some
damage from winds and rains
Christian Corn doingvyell with
splendid prospects tobacco also
no worms k
Graves Warm weather with less
rain has improved crops greatly
late tobacco advancingrapidly
Hancock Corn maturing tobac
co looks well and is nearly all top
ped very few worms i
Henderson Wheat threshing de
layed by rains dry inrajpcalilies
corn in condition
Hopkins Good rainsVand good
crops tobacco is exceptionally good
and corn has improved very much
threshing about over f
Logan Crops of kinds- arc doing
well seed clover very good some
localities need rain some chinch
bugs at work -
Marshall Tobacco on highlands
improved corn slightly damaged
by winds a heavy corn -crop is as
sured and tobacco will be better
than expected plowing progressing
McLean All crops growing rap
idly threshing nearly finished
and meadows all saved
f Muhlenburg Less worms than
ever tobacco promises a large crop
of gopd quality corn is earing well
and will be a good crop some arc
plowing for wheat large crop pf
turnips sown
Ohio Rain needed in localities
tobacco doinc well
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surreUj tobaccp MjAwing too jfidt
and apt spreatlulg properly
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DIED IN JAIL
Mrs JnoT Orr Suicides To day
1 Shortly After tfic Lynching
Of Five Negroes Her Accompli
ce Were Hanged
By a Mob
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Clarendon Ark Aug 10 spe
cial Mi b John T Orr died in
jail to day shortly after the lynch
ing of Will Saunders Dennis Ric
cord Mancc Castle Rilla Weaver
and Susie Jacobs negroes employ
ed by her to kill her husband She
took morphine Rachel Morris
Mrs Orrs friend has disappeared
Mr Orr was shot through a win
dow and instantly killed last Sat
urday night No clew could be
found to the murderer but the-
Sheriff was very busy for a short
time He found several negroes
who said Mrs Orr had offered
them money to kill her husband
The Sheriff acted promptly and ar
rested Mrs Orr and five negroes
Mrs Orr after being in jail for
isoine time confessed that she had
procured
the commission of the
murder because she could
not live
with her husband no longer on ac
counLof his cruelty to her
The1 coroners jury returned a
verdict of death at the hands of
Will Sanders and that Mrs Orr
Mrs Morris a young Jewess who
was chum of Mrs Orr Mancc Cas
tle Will Reaver Dennis- Ric
cord and Susan Jones were access
ories
Circuit Court was to be convened
in extra session- but the mob thirst
ing for blood took the five negroes
out of jail and lynched them
BLAND AND STONE
Lock Horns on Territorial Expan
sion
Springfield Mo Aug 10 Spec
ial The Democratic State Con
vention is in session here to day
The feature of the day was a clash
between ICx Gov Stone and Con
gressman Bland on territorial ex
pansion Stone favoring and Bland
opposing
ROAD ORDER MADE
Near Bcnnettstown and to be 20
Feet Wide
An order was made to day for
the opening of anew road begin
ning at the Lafayette and Cadiz
road near Bud Dawsons and run
ning to Geo Gees thence through
Gees and Sac Lindsays and C N
Edwards farms to the Pee Dee
road
Clark and
In County Court
The case against Thomasson
four others charged
wfthgaining was continued until
the 9Uiday of September
Mrs John Moayon and Mrs B
S Wood have filed a petition in the
Circuit Court airainst W P Win-
free administrator of Walter
ritt aud W H Merritt both de
ceasbdjpraying a settlement of their
estates
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Colored Couple to Wed
License was issued to day to
George Bfoady to marry Bettie
QuarjcB
The ceremony will be performed
to night at Garrcttsburg
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v Throe Small Fines
Judge Loavcll passed upon twq
plain Uunlts arid one breach of
peace this morning The regula
tion fine of 5 and trimmings was
assessed in each cane
yhe evening papers ucored an-
other point on tle Malate fight
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HOPKINSVILLE KY WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON AUGUST 10 1898
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LIVE NEWS
On Every Pap
We Set The Pace
PRICE 2 CENTS
UIT
Fighting Immediately
Is the Word
Peace Protocol Agreed To at
One Oclock
Washington August
Day at one oclock announced that an
agreement had been arrived at on the proto
col embodying the proposed peace terms
which will be executed immediately The
exact terms are still withheld
The Reply Has Been Sent
In But Not Made Public
Washington Aug 10 Special The Spanish reply to our peace
proposals was delivered to President McKinley yesterday afternoon
While no formal statement is made it is believed thatSpain conditionally
accepts the peace terms but an effort is being made to have the proto
col make concession as to the Cuban debt and the transportation of
troops The protocol is being prepared and M Cambon is informed as
to what it contains He will consult with Madrid and it is believed
agree to sign to day
GOMMOnOllU JOHN AIUIJ HOWHM U H N
Thin fmllant war votornn hnH by order at tlio prcHldoait beonplnced In com
mand of tho Amorlcnn sqiiudron that Is blockading tho antlro couat of Cubn Ilia
forcoa aro olllclnlly known as tho llrat equndron of thn North Atiuntlo fleot Tho
San Francisco will bo IiIh flriKshlp nnd his principal vchsoIa will bo tho Mlnnonpo
lln Columbia Irlncotou and Topcka Commodoru Howell to brave caroful a
strict disciplinarian and a commander of groat experience
HOUSE PARTY
Delightful Social Event at New
stead rionday
On Monday the 8th a very de
lightful house party was given in
honor of Miss Margaret Graves of
Trenton at the home of Mr and
Mrs Arthur Mc G Henry atNew
slead Those present were
Misses Ora M and Alberta P
Baker of Julicn Lee and Sudie Sy
pert of Clarksville lOdwina and
Susie Cook of Ilopkinsvlllo Corne
lia Chambers and IClizabeth Julia
Flournoy Henry and Messrs Km
niclt M Jones Harry L Gaines
Dr Hen A Caudle Rob Shelton
Tom West and Prank M Baker
Wants 500 Each
iSuitfor damages was filed Jri
Circuit Clerks office to day by W
CfCranor and Finis Cotton against
A L Barnett The plautiffs ask
for 5000 each
Colored Couple Will flhrry
License was procuredTucsday by
Geo Guy Wilson to wed Terry L
Tandy The parties arc colored
DR HALL DEBATES
With a Chicago Han of n New
Religious Faith
Eld J N Hall returned to day
from Zion Ky near Henderson
says the Fulton Leader where he
held a Very interesting debate last
week with a Mr Williams of Chic
ago of the Christadelphian faith
He will go to morrow to Crcal
Springs Ills to engage in another
debate this week with the same
man
Three Deeds Recorded
WT Allen has sold his farm of
220 acres on Montgomery creek to
Sarah I Allen for 000
Jll W Breathitt and others sold
fto John W Moore col lots No 16
and 17 on Leverett street Con
sideration lf0
Judge Joe McCarroll sold to War
ren Lewis a small tract of land
on thc Shiloh road near Pinking
Fork for 75
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d live times between Sagasta and
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