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f 8 STATE ODDS H). Aaa - 9 5 3 3,9 - 3 - 9,9943 - 945'9 - 9J'3 TRAGEDY AT A DANCE. The Ilcnrttrim Mnrdcrcr Smolicil a Cigarette Nenr the Coritnc After Committing the Crime. London, Ky., March S. One of tlio foulest n nil most cold-blooded murders ever 'perpetrated In this section mom committed nenr Knst Ucrnstndt, n mining' town In thin county, nt the SinallwooilHhr, a dlsreiiutable joint oil" .the llnef the L. & N. railway. Millard Huglity, a young man from White's Station. Madison county, while nt lie SmuIlwocAl resort attending n dance, was setipon by Leonard Sinalluood, Hump tfrngg and others, and while begging onhls life had the whole top of his had shot off. While Hughes.who had been shot twice in the head with V Colt's revolver, jkas lying oirtne floor btill gasping for breath, Ills nuirderer, Leonard Smallwood, took a sent by the fire nnd coolly lit n cigarette and smoked it wjlthln two .feet of the murdered man's body. The corpse lay there all night, nnd wns not remoNud until' after the coroner's jury had viewed the body. ONE DEAD, ONE DYING. Terrible Hrault of n Little Hoy SplIIIiiK I'owilcr on nil Oven Henrth Nenr tirnynon, Ky. Grayson, Ky., March 5. While Ornut Mullins nnd Mnrlon' Dowdic were starting to work in the coal mines a boy picked up half u gallon can of mining powder nnd inn toward the fire, nnd ns Mullins attempted to catch him the child dropped the can on the open henrth, (.pilling part of it. The powder exploded with terrific force, setting fire to the clothing of Mrs. Mullins, her three children nnd Dowdic and Mullins. Mrs. Mullins, a eheet'of flames, ran to a pool of water near by. Mullins and Dowdie tore the clothes from the children and then from thembcUci, Mrs. Mullins has since died, nnd her husband is dying. The others may recoer. PLEADED GUILTY. A I.nnlmlllr Ilnrilunrc Denier Flncil - 1?1, .-()() fur TnlNely Hilling it'Cnr"" I.ontl of TrelKht. LouisllIc, Ky., March 3. The federal grand jury returned an indictment ngnliiht John XV. 1'rice, secretnry of W. 11. Ilclknnp & Co., hnrdwnro dealers, one of the largest wholesnlo houses of this city. The indictment alleges thnt l'llco on October 10, 1803, billed to the 12. L. Wilbon Hardware Co., of llennmont, Tex., n car load of mixed hnrdware, guns, ammunition, etc., labeling and billing said shipment ns "wagon materinl lit the rough," the rate on which is lower than the rate on mixed hardware. The Indictment, It is said, is the result of rhnlry between St. Louis and Loiiisiille. wholesalers In the Texas market. T.nter in the tiny Mr. Price plended guilty, and Judge Evans fined him $1,300. Clinrue Mmlc l)y Creditors. Louisville, Ky., March 3. An amended petition filed in the federnl court makes some serious chnrges In connection with the bankruptcy proceedings instituted ngninst J.. 11. Nugent, n Fourth menue dry goods merchant. Nugent's creditors nllego that Will Nugent", bon of K. 13. Nugent, has left tho city with money rcnlied on his father's house and the btock of his btore, and that lie can not be locnted. The amount young Nugent is said to have taken is about $14,800. It sets forth that Nugent now has assets of about $7,000 only, while Ms liabilities are $40,000. Quarreled Over n 1'nlr of Socle. .Middiesboro, By., March 5. Will and John Stcvcnsbi others, fell out over the pobscssion ot apalr of socks, nt the mines, when thVformcr pulled n pistol and shot thcoUier through the breast, inflictinga faul wound. The incn were colored. Stevens made his escape. N. Uncit Ilia rntlier'H Knlfc. Lcltchflcld, Ky., March 5. James of Coroner T. M. Sisk, who linn been delirious for the past two days, borrowed his inther's knife and cut his throat. His parents learned the motive too Intc, and the son may die. lloj's DylnB Statement. Middiesboro, Ky., March 5 .John Lewis Howard la dead, nnd before ho expired lelternted the stntcment that ho killed his father at the solicitation of his mother. The boy wits 10 yearn old at the time of the alleged crime. IIowIIiik Alley Illne. Lexington, Ky., March 4. Fire damaged Melllcr's bowling nlleys and. saloon to tho extent of ubout $5,030. $2,800. Hnmiiey & (.'o,, alga pnlnterB, n)so yiffered; 1 AND ENDS. - 3 3 - 85 35r9'9fl - 994 - 9 - 95 aiiT TORE .DOWN THE CREPE. I.lcul. CltitM. Ward ConfenncH lie and ScrKl. Ueo. I'enree )ld the Deed Mny lie Frankfort, Ky., March 4. Lieut. Charles Ward, of Company C, Lexlng ton, and Sergt. George Penrce, of the same company, who Is also sergeant'' major of the 2d regiment, tore the), crepe from the. marble columns of tho capltol. Pcarce confessed to Lieut. Col. Morrow and implicated Ward. The latter is now at home, having in the meantime been relieved from duty to return to business. The act is thought to have been the result of n thoughtless romp. "' Lieut. Col. Morrow will order a court-martial. He predicts that Ward and Pearce will be severely punished. The charge against Word will bo conduct unbecoming nn officer. There is "talk of prosecution in the local courts, but Morrow said: "1 shall not surrender these men to the civil authorities. They enn bo punished but onco for this offense, and that will be by- court -martial." KENTUCKY ,WILL LEAD. . IlcnnhllcaiiN From the Southern Stntcn AVI II Sleet In NnshvlIIe to Consider an Election Law. Frankfort Ky., March 4. The committee appointed by tho republican legislative caucus to arrange for a coincntion of the republicans of Kentucky, Virginia, Missouri, Mississippi, Alabamn, North and South Carolina, to inaugurate n movement against the election laws now in force In those stntcs, held -a meeting and organized. Senator N. T. Howard, of llutler county, wns elected chairman, and Senator W. H. Cox, of Miiystillc, secretary. The Kentucky stale convention will be held some time between now and April nt Louisville. The coincntion then will issue nn address to the republicans of the states mentioned, calling n comention of nil of them to meet nt Noslnllle, Tenn., later. AVnM With Morftnh. Glasgow, Ky., March 5. Harmon II. Harlow, one of the "wealthiest men in Ilarren county, is dead. Ho was mid. Into Ohio-and was sent to Camp Douglass. With others he engaged in a during conspiracy to cbcnpe, but their plans were discovered and thwarted. Mr. Harlow wits the oldest son of the late Hon. Smith Harlow, n noted Kentucky politician. Allners Were Wrong. Owcnsboro, Ky., March 2. Coal miners nt the New Holland mines wont back to work after n strike of three weeks. While out the men organized and joined tho union. As soon ns they organized higher union ofiiciuls told the strikers they were wrong In their demnnds. The mino owners signed the union scale. Tho owners claimed the right to nssign men to places in the mines. Another Churned With the Crime. Somerset, "Ify., March 5. Milford Uartlett, who was arrested several weeks ago, accused of burning and killing his wife in nn old abandoned cabin, was given his examining trial before County Judge Catron nnd A Negro named Bowen Clnunch was arrested immediately after tho Uartlett trial, charged with the murder of Mrs. Bartlett. Vine Fields Promised. Louisville, Ky., March 2. From final payments which are being made on entries for tho Kentucky Derby of 1D00, vnlued at $0,000, the Clark btnkes, $4,000, and tho Kentucky Oaks, $3,000, Secretary Price, of the new Louisville Jockey club, feels assured of unusually flno fields for those events. Tho limit for thebo payments expires on March 1. Suicided While on a Visit. Falmouth, Ky., March C Alvln Hurt, a prominent young farmor of near Dcmossville, while on a visit to his father near Concord, suicided by bhodting himself. He leaves a wife and three small children. Tho latter have been ill with diphtheria, and tho worry incident thereto Is assigned as the cause for tho rash i,et. IV Wo nnd Child Mysterious!, Tt'iO Columbln, Ky., March 2. The wife and child of Peter Cooper died within a ew minutes of each other and rattier mysteriously. Ho left after breakfast to work about one mile away. At about 0 o'clock ho was sent for, and on reaching homo found them both dead. The cuso may bo investigated. Howard for Gneucl'a Assassin. Frankfort, Ky., March 7. In tho house tho Ward bill, appropriating $100,000 for ferrotlpg out tho ORunssin of William (ioebel, was discussed for nenrly iho hours nnd Hnnlly pussed by o votfl of 57 9 97(LfitliSJLParty vote' RETURNING THE ARWS Their Shipment From Frankfort-.to London Has Been Stopped. rite Itcmornl of the Arsenni Was the Sulijcct of a ltesolutlon lleliitf Introduced In the Semite. London, Kyi March 4, Two full car loads of army equipage. Including smnll arms two lilltllilg gUns, five cannoliR nnd large quantity of ammunition df Ull kltidSi arrived here over the L. & N. from Frankfort, to Col. Iloger Williams. Capt. Parker, of the Lo'ndon company of state guards, is in churgc of the war implements, nnd has n strong guard over them. TIip meaning, of this move s not generally understood llefBi J Frankfort, Ky., March 0. Shipment of the trims and ammunition of war to London contiued Monday. Car-load of small arms and other equipments wns shipped Monday morlililg. The Gatllng gun and other arms In use by the soldiers on the state house square are of course still here. Itcpublicntt Gov. Taylor left for llutler county Monday morning to attend the funeral of his brother, AI01170 Taylor. Frankfort, Ky., Mrch C In the democratic schiato Monday Senator Dell introduced a bill which Is aimed at Kcpublican Gov. Taylor and republican minor state officials. The bill provides that nny slate officer who shall forcibly hold possession of the office for a larger period than five days after the legislature or state contest board shall have declared another person legally elected, shall be guilty of felony. There wns more war talk in the democratic senate Monday. Senntor Trlplctt, anti-Goebel democrat, offered a resolution to investigate the truth of published reports concerning shipment of state guns and military paraphannlin to London by Itepublicnn Gov. Taylor, nnd to demond the return of same to the state arsennl. If the reports nrc found to be true nnd re turn of them Is refused, the commit tee appointed to make the investigation shajl then bring In n bill making anuapproprlntion of $250,000 to buy new guns and also authorizing Gen. John H. Cnstleman to issue n call for a sufficient number of volunteers to take tho guns from those now in possession and return them to the nrscnnl. A storm of applause followed the reading of the resolution, which lies over one day. Frankfort, Ky., March C The orders for shipment of guns nnd ammunition from the stnte arsenal to London, Ky., by the republican state authorities was revoked, and a car loaded with munitions of war consigned to London wns unloaded and its contents returned to tho arsenal here. The officials give no reason for the change of programme. The soldiers, acting under orders, worked nil forenoon loading the car. There is a report that the war department at Washington interfered nnd hns ordered the guns nnd ammunition taken to London to bo returned here. ' This promises to be the liveliest week in Frankfort since the stormy period which immediately followed Gocbel's shooting. Before the end of the week stnrtllng arrests will probably be made in the attempt to show a conspiracy in the assassination. The three men who chartered the special train that brought the mountaineers to Frankfort are known, nnd it is hinted that they may be arrested. Tnylor gives no explanation for shipping arms to London further than saying that ns the soldiers arc gone the munitions are no longer needed In Frankfort. The friends of the McChord railroad bill will make a fight in the house to take the bilj out of the orders of the day. Those leading the opposition to the mcabure claim that every republican member will vote against the bill or assist in breaking a quorum, and that the defeat of the bill is assured. A number of democrats are out of line with their party on that bill, notwithstanding it was indorsed by the democratic state "Plnnet Mercnry" ProhnMy Lost. Hulifax, N. S., March C A Frenchman at West Pubnico, near Yarmouth, reports that he picked up a life pre-server on the shore With tho name ''Manet Mercury" on it. The steamer Wnndn on HatS' day picked up 11 life raft and n sailor's chest. Several life preservers and n stenmeVs hatch were picked up by South Shore fishermen. The name on tho preserver found would seem to settle the Idently M the wrecked steamer. ly The Association Is Uend. Pittsburgh, Pn March 0. The Independent Window Glass Manufacturers" association, formed last December by n number of tho Independent manufacturers, has proved a failure, and notices have been sent out announcing that tho nusoclntlnn U V CONGRESS. First Session. Wnnhlnston. Feb. tho agreement made W th senato to vdte oh. the Hawaiian government bill the flnfll V0,on the measure was postponed until 4 o'elofiK Thursday-. Practically no progress was mud .on the bill although It was under consideration nearly four hours. Mr. Aldrlch, chairman ot tile ntinnco committee, at the opening ot the seealon, mndo nn explanation of the VtarK of the conferees on tho financial measure, his statement resulting In an unexpected dhd spirited do-bate. ... House The battle royal over tile Porto Rlcnn tnrirr bill ended In tho house In a weeplns victory for tho republican. The bill, amended nnd agreed upon at the conference of the republicans on Monday night so as to reduce tho tariff from 23 to, 16 per cpnt. of tho American tariff nnd limiting its life-to two years, was passed by a Vote of 172 yeas to 10) nays. WasiilhgtOni March bill providing A form of government for the tenltory of Hawaii iVtts passed without division. Mr. Clay (Qa.) aoHteretl a carefully prepared speech on the I'blllpplhps. He favored the' adoption of the Jiacon resolutions declaring It to bo the policy of the United Stutes to turn over the Islands to tllo Filipinos as soon as a stable government could be established by them under the protection of tttis country. The Porto lncan tariff hill wns made the unfinished business, and tvlll he considered ns soon as tho conferenco report on tho finance bill shall have been disposed of liext Tuesday1. HollEeThe democrats scored their first victory of Ilia tension on the motion to tako up the conttstfd election case of Aldrlch vs. Hobblns from tho Fourth Alabama district. On two separate votes the democrats, with the aid of two republicans Mr. Mondell. of Wyoming, and H. C. f?mlth, of Michigan-beat the republicans upon tho ques'.on of consideration. An agreement was mnde to consider tho Loud bill relating to second-class mall matter March 20. A bill passed to grant an Amerlcnn register to tho ship Windward, In which Lieut. Perry will make an nttempt to roach tho north pole. Washington, March 2. Senate Interest in tho Porto lllcan tariff measuro now has been transferred from thp houso to tho senate. Consideration of tho bill embodying substantially the provisions of tho houso bill, and In addlllor. providing for n temporary form of civil government for the Island of Porto Rico, was begun, several speeches being made. An hour and a half of the session was devoted to consideration of tho Quay case, Mr. Hoar (Mass.) presenting nn able constitutional argument In tavor of seating Mr. Quay on tha ground, mainly, that It was the Intention of tho frnmcrs of tho constitution that tho sciinta at all times should have its full quota of members. House Within two hours of a opoclnl from .the president recommending tho Immediate passage of a bill to placo n 'his hands all tho moneys collected upon Porto Wean goods since tho 8iAnlsh evacuation of the Uland to bo used for tho relief of tho Porto Ulcans, had been read to tho house, the house had passed and sent to tho senate a bill to carry out tho recommendation. Tho bill was passeU'Gy a voto of 162 to 107, 13 democrats, two populists and two sliver republicans voting with tho republicans in tho affirmative. Subsequently tho , contested election ense from tho Fourth Alabama district, which tho house twice refused to consider, was taken up, 130 to 19, and was debated for the remainder of tho day. Washington, Match 3. Senntc Without dissent, a resolution was adopted calling on tho secretary of war for tho court-martial proceedings held during the war Gen. Corbln. The Quay resolution was taken up and Mr. Ross, of Vermont, argued against tho seating of Mr. Quay. Mr. Teller, of Colorado, delivered a lengthy speech on tho conforenco report on the financial bill. Tho senato adjourned early on account of tho death of Representative Kpcs, of Virginia. House A Joint resolution was passed for the government acquisition of a certain reservation of great trees In California. Mr. Hay, of Virginia, then announced the death of Representative Epes, of Virginia, which occurred Frldny night. A committee of IS members was appointed by tho speaker to act with a spunte commltteo ns a funeral escort. As further mark of respect to the deceased, tho house then .adjourned until Monday. Washington, March G Senate Mr. Carter, of Montana, dealt vigorously with the Quay case In the senate In tho course of an explanantlon ns to why ho will vote for the former senator from Pennsylvania, notwithstanding ho voted against tho seating of Mr. Corbott In tho last congress. Tho near approach to the tlmo jf voting on tho conference report on the financial bill bi ought out tho speeches on that measure, one bv Mr. Fairbanks, of Indiana, and the other by Mr. llutler, of North Carolina. House The following bills were passed: Th stato of Wyoming to relinquish to the United States about G.000 acres of hind granted the state at tho tlmo of for university purposes nnd select other lands In lieu thereof; to lssuo u patent to a tract of land ut El Reno, Okln. for cemetery purposes: to extend tho tlmo for completing tlio bridges across the East river between Long Island and New York; to prevent forest fires; to rntlfy a treaty with tho I omanche, Kiowa and Apache Indians and open their lands for settlement; to adjust tho rights of citizen fcttlers nn the Nnvnjo Indian reservation; to authorize white prsons who have intermarried wuh Cherokee Indians to bring suits In the couit of claims; to authorize tho sccrotaiv of tho interior to negotiate with tho Khivvni and Comanchcs for a neutral strip In Oklahoma. VOLUMINOUS RECORD. The President Sends to the Sennte Information to Our Philippine Policy. Washington, March 0. Tho president scut to the senate the correspondence called for by n resolution of Senator Hoar usking for information relative to our course in the Philippines. It is n very voluminous record, containing much thnt lias already been made public, and includes Instructions by the president, proclamations by the Philippine commission and Gen. Otis" leporla of ollicers in the Philippines, all communications received from Agulnnldo or his assistants or proclamations issued bj them; information concerning the treatment of prlson(? or other inhabitants of the Island by the insurgents, and nlso such information ns has been received ns "to nid or. encouragement received by Aguiualdn nnd ills followers from In tlm United States, ns to what pamphlets, speeches or other doctii nieuts cnianaung 111 1111; imn.n uuiv nn'l uuvcrhe 10 iikhiuiihii " in whole or In inrt hlnong the in unns ngninst the' United Stntcn, rimong other InhttbitnntH ol Hie l!dr.Aor ,in,lin6i the HOltllvlU 9f the ,imj, FIRST ' t.r , . " " - 1 - J ( T o ) ; W pr" s try- AaJi - Stlomii mmm 4. - . IU.irf,t VOLUME XIV. MT. VERNQN, ROCKCASTLE COUNTY, KY., FRIDAY, MARCH 9, 1900. NUMBER 24. ' . . OF STANFORD, KY. Capital Stock, $100,000. Surplus, $17,320, DIRECTORS: J, W. Hayden, W. P. Walton, J. IL Collier, M. D. Elmore, J. a EookM) F. Bold, T. P. Hill, S. H Baughman, W. A. Trlbblo, S T. Harris and M. J. Miller. Wo solicit tho accounts of tho citizens of Rockcastle and adjoining countle assuring them prompt and careful nttcntlon to nil business intrusted to tin. Personal application and correspondence, with a view to business relations, respectfully Invited. J. 8. blocker, Pros., Jno. J. McRoberts, Cashier A, A. McKinney, Ass't Cashier. fSESfVTtZ. &0.. TO JONAS McKENZIE MT. VERNON, KY., For Everything In Dry Goods, Clothing, Boots and Shoes, General Merchandise. BEST GOODS AT LIVING PRICES. COLLYER & OWENS, UNDERTAKERS. MMHMlwMMHHMHMaiM MHHHHUMHMHMMHMalBBMMM Gaskets, Collins, Robes, Etc., Kept in Stock. Orders by Promptly BROADHEAD, THE LINCOLN COUNTY ; iiB. TIONAL BAM, OF STANFORD, KY. Capital $100,000. Successors to Farmers Bank and Trust.Go., STANFORD, KY., fnd continuously under same Solicits your Bank account hoping such bussiness will prove materially profitable and pleasant. : " DIREQTOES. , . J. Williams. J. E .Lynn. J. S. Owsley, Sr. 3. H. Shanks. William Gooch. J. F. Cash. A. W. Carpenter. J. B Owsley. W. H, Cummlrw, S. H. Shanks, President. J. B. Owsley, Casliier. W. M. Bright, Asst. Cashier. WILLIS AL BANK Mail,, Telegraph or Telephone i Filled. KENTUCKY. ,. i management for 29 years. GRIFFIN, Mai UMer uXOTD Funeral Director, MT. VERNON, KY. Keeps Co'mns, Caskets, Robe, Linen posomo, puffs and Collars. Can Furnish Metallio Caskate and Hav Embalming pone on Short Notlo '- "and Easy Term. e ttfl " .1 -i A 4 in . 3 !-'