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< And fobbed of Six Hundjed Dol
lars in Money and Eleven
Hundred Dollars in Papers
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ridayitightorSaturday morn
ing thieves effected an entrance
to the house of Thos LongBtaff
who liyeg orf Sdbreo avenueand
j aftor chloroforming Mrs Ldng
stafF and son Jim the only oc
icupants robbed ohousolra
Longstaff was first to recover
from the effects of the drug gild
called to lEer son several timos
tchcome ito her assistance asfcho
was quite ill from it Ho came
li in the room and after doing
what hj i could for his mother
discovered ills ro irf in consider
able disorder s
On innking further i yiivfistlga
tion it bundle of Miss Lizzie
Longstaffs clothes wqio found
tied in unbundle in one corner of
another roots also several cans
of cqni and tomatoes including a
peekof Irish potatoes were
placed inastlck ready for roe
inoval In an upstaire room was
a trunk containing a small iron
safe in which urge 60000 In
money and papers to the value
of fl10000 representing the
savings of the family for many
years This trunk was broken
open with n pick that had been
lying underneath the house for
several months and the safe and
contents stolen Oity Marshal
Barnett was notified as soon as
possible aud is doing all he can
to apprehend the thieves He
has an eye on several suspects
and Is awaiting further develop
mentsOn the following Satur
day night burglars attempted to
gain an entrance to the houses
of Messrs 0 P Webb and Dave
Smith but were frightened
Several rebborios have since
been attempted and the officers
of Earlingtou aro on the alert
for these night prowlers There
will in all probability be some
thing doing along this line with
in the next few days and start
ling developments are expected
Appointed Sw eon for the LAN 3
Rat Thli P
Dr Ampliftu Sisk has been of
ficially notified of his appoint
ment as surgeon for the Louis =
ville and Nashville IL R Com
pany at this place to succeed Di
E A Glutton Dr Sisk is an
able physician and is fully com
petenr for the position to which
lie is appointed His many
friends are rejoiced at his ap
Will be Held to Madisonville Monday
May 22nd Private Jno L Allen
Will Addrew the Meeting
The farmers of Hopkins coun
ty are requested to m tat the
Court Souse in Madisonville
Monday May22hd to perfect an
organization looldng forward to
e e reduction of acreage for the
1 lltr 1005 for Hopkins county
< gate Jno lJoAlltmof Ten
nessqej will address the meeting
net y farmer in Hopkins county
is urged to be present on this oc
casion as business of importance
will be trans < ited
Cutting Scrape at HecU
Henry J < linson and Bob Wig
lis both colored engatged in all
alteroation over a board bill at
Heclit Tuesday night and John
son out Willis sevferiy with a
knif4 Dr Siak was calltldand
att i e iy ills W o arts T g were
Grand Jury Fails to Indicts Him for Kill
Incof William Coflmari Near
The grand jury did not indict
Paul Campbell the young mann
who shot and killed William
Cpffman near Slaughtersville
few days ago V
The killing Occurred on Satur
day May Oth over an old pistol
which Campbell had and which
Ooff man claimed was his proper
ty j > <
CitmpJbell came to Madison
villo and gave himself up r The
grandjury beiiic fit session lilt
mediately took up his case The
evidence Wasy sp strong in his
favor that Campbell was dis
missed I
The killing of Coffnmn was a
yery sad affair as ho was a young
man only 22 years old arid his
slayer 19 i
Husljfr Has Business Manager t
MrJF M HutchiuEon of hen
deTSbn hafe been appointed bus
mess manager of the Hustler
published at Madisonvillo Mr
Hiitchirtson bus had several years
oxperiencb with Lexington pa
pers aI1l1co esweUrecom
mended tilE Him gladly wel
comes him into the newspaper
field in this part of the vineyard
Will Meet at Kadigonville Saturday
May 27 t 1905
Pursuant to an order of the
Republican Senatorial District
Committee for the Sixth district
of kentucky a delegate conven
tion will bo beldinthe city of
Madisonville Ky at 1 oclock
p mr Saturday May 27 1005
A mass convention is hereby
ordered to be held by the Repub
lican voters in each precinct of
Hopkins county at 1 oclock p
nt Friday May 20 1905 for the
selection of delegates to attend
said convention The basis of
representation shall be 1 del
egate for each two hundred votes
or any fraction over fifty that
were tfor the Republican
candidate for President at the
November election 1904 but
each precinct skull have not less
than one delegate
Tho precinct chairman is di
rected to call the convention to
order at or near the voting place
when a chairman and secretary
Vll be elected by the assembed
voters 1 i
If the prepinct chairman is un
able to attend or for any cause
I cannot preside then the Repub
lican voters assembled shall or
i ganize the convention and elect
delegates as herein indicated
Done by order of the Republican
heaD Senatorial Oommiljt ee
Sixth Dist Kentucky
JB HAIIVBV Ohairmau = j >
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Bitten by Sh kc h
Cheek Toombs the young son
fOol Albert Toombs of this
city was bitten on the finger byr
a copperhead snake Thursday afr
ternoon While picking striEvwber =
riesS He had presence of mind
to bind bis handkerchief tightly
around his wrist Fortunately
there was a buggy near and both
Cheek and the snake were brought
to the St Bernard hospital jha
short time where the physicians
dressed tho wound He is getting
along nicely and the woundwfH
not be serious owing to the
quickness with which it wag
dressed 1 F s
Its a wise father who knows as
much M hli own daughter I
Alj4 > I t
President Roosevelt During Visit in Chicago on Two Occasions He
Affirmed ills Declaration That IIo Would Not Again Bo o Candidate fox
the Presidency JTews Item
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Committee at Work on Contract by >
Which to ControCrop <
I Hopkinsville Ky May 10
An important meeting of the
Executive Committee of the
Dark District Planters P rote
I tive Association vas held here
this afternoon
The feature of the meeting was
the report of Chairman Ewing
who recently returned from New
York whore lie spent several
weeks in the interest of the asp
sociation While declining to
give the result of his trip in do
tails the committee expresses
itself as jubilant over the out
come and copfident that the
fight of tIle farmers against the
Tobacco Trust is practically Non
A committee was appointed to
draw up a contract with G
Jleuzius of New York in the in
terest of the association and it
reported that the entire 1004
crop of the members of the or
ganization is involved in the
Chairman Ewing Was instruct
ed to forward tp all the county
chairmen pledges for the 1905
crop and President Fort says
that the signing of these pledges
will sound the death knell of the
trust The Executive Committee
claims that 00 per cent of the
1904 crop is now pledged to the
association The committeemen
present stated that the trust an
ticipating a movement of this
sort was already offering farm
ers in some sections 10all
around for tlieii next < 5ropr
1 t
To love one girl excluBlveiy an
insult to the rest of uiand they
Always resent it i
Diplomat Will Tell PreHlilent Tluit
I i foomlN ClitrKOM AVerc Common
> Property at Carncnij
Washington May 1C Secretary of
War Taft handed MJniBtcr Bowen of
V5nezueld a copy of Assistant Secre
taryof State Loomis chafgo that the
retiring ropresentatlve Jit Caracas In
spired the publication of accusations
against Mr Loomis ilr Bowen took
the papers to bis hotel and will pre
pare a supplementary statement of his
aide of the case
Jlr Bowen has practically already
outlined his defense In the ontrqver
3Y between himself and Mr Loomis
Ho will take the position that the usu
al diplomatic Instructions required
him to report to the state department
even rumors which might assist the
American government In shaping for
eign policies and that her Is cone
quently not under obligations to prove
the truth of the JLoomls accusation s
Not satlsled with nalntalnlpihat
life reflecTioW obi Mriobmis were
general street and club gossip the dip
lomat will It Is said submit certain
papers which he thinks Will prove a
shock to those who shave considered
the case wholly unfounded
Everything Polntn to the Fact of
llir Dclne it yictlm to HU
Own Iiiillicrction
Kansas City Mo May 15The po
lice have completed their irivestlga
tlon of the visit of Herbert V Cro
her eon oZ Richard Croker the ex >
Tammany leader to an opium den
and the north end saloons of this city
which resulted in his death ana
Santa Fe train near Newton Kasi
Friday morning and unless the rela
lives of young Croker request it
which they will non no further ac i
tion on the case will be taken by tho
local police Charles Wilson the
negro porter at the Coates hotel > who
accompanied Crofter on his visit to
the opium den and later put him on
a train at the depot has been re
leased Ah Lee and Ghee Kee the
Chinese proprietors of the opium den
are being held and will be prosecuted
In police court for conducting an ilo
lejjai business Richard Crokef Jr
passed through this city Sunday on
his way to Newton to get tho body at
Pennyrile Minstrels May 2Q
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For Mor anfitld Will Make Connection
With L Nat Providence
Morganfield Ky 15Mor
ganfield s new railroad is now an
assured thing Already articles I
Of incorporation have been filed
and officers and stockholders 1
elected The capital of the OmI
pang is 50000 and the officers
ore T B Young President A s
W Mason Vice President and t
J E Valler Secretary The I
new broad is called the Morgan
field Atlanta and will run
from this place to Providence
there Joining the Louisville
Nashville 1 Worjt will commence
as soon as the surveying which j
is now going on under Jhief En
gineer Olneyy is finished ndj
trains will run oti the new road c
before Ol ristmllsO SUy dungI
of LouiSvilleyand iL W H arris 1
of St Louis contractors have 1
surveyed the fcemtofy and ark j
ready to submit bids for the new I
roads construction A repre i
sentative of the American Ex
press Company is here contract 1
lug for thenow roads express 1
and x
Kilroy Sells Out
Lawrence Kilroy sold his TQS
taiirant to Frank B Arnold
Tuesday consideration un
known Mr Arnold will take
charge in a day or so He ex
pects to make some improve
ments on the house and will run
a first class uptodate restau
rapt Work has been stopped
on the building hoar the railroad
crossing and it will not be coin
pleted Mr Kilroy expects to
leave with his f amilyXm a short
t Lie tll Jy iyhereatesvih
engageiii railroading
To be Married in June
Frankfort May 18Then
gagement of Miss Narr Nunn
eldest daughter iof Judge and
> Mrs T J Nunn to Mr WmO
Tucker of Marion is announced
The wedding will take place at
the home of the bride in Madi
son vine on Wednesday I June
Miss Nunn is a handsome and
accomplished yjoung woman and
is widely kpown and popular
Mr Tucker is a young business
man of Marion
John D Rockefeller Approves Ser
mon oh Universal CreedI
Head of Sthiiilnril Oil Co ayn Ono
belie Will Siutpliuit Coiiipctl
tlui lu IlcllRluna
Nov York May GMr and Mrs
John D Rockefeller attended services
at the Fifth Avenue Baptist church
Sunday Dr Johnson thq pastqr
preached on the Importance of doing
away with creeds and dogmas and the
organization atn great universal
church where all Christans could wor
ship the one living God In a sword
he said the time was at hand to con
solidate all creeds into one 1
After tho services Dr Johnson and
Rockefeller discussed the sermon
Excuse me for speaking sharply
saId Rockefeller but when wo first
began work in consolidating the com
petltive system some one said It
can bo done It must be done It has
got to come and today wo aro vjn
dlcated lli our judgment for Iwo can
show the world The progress achieved
by consolidation and its benefits to
liAs we bcooraq more and more im
hued with the spirit of Jesus Christ
individually 1 mean the church will
naturally follow in the same channels
and tend toward one great end
To be Cleaned and Repaired
Vallejo Cal May l6The Italian
cruiser TJmbrla arrived at the Mare
Island navy yard Monday from San
Francisco A salute ot 20 guns was P
Brad as she approached the yard She
was then placed In the dry dock tabo
cleaned and 1 have slight repairs made
A Colorado Pioneer
Colorado Springs Col May 14
i Jijdge Robert DouglaM agred 85
tot erpreaideator the Coloradqterrl
torialcouncil died 1ttrejo JJ > mte
On the Gallows Frld tyGov Beckham
Will Not Interfere
Frankfort Ky May 10th
Concerning another effort io be
made to get Gov Beckham t6 re
open the case of George Warner
under sentence Of death for the
murder of Pulaski Leeds in
Louisville it can be stated that
such an effort will be useless as
the Governor has very carefully
gone over the entire case and is
convinced that it is not one de
serving clemency and he will
not take ibup again
Monday Warner for the first
time showed any signs o realiz
ing tho gravity of the situation
He talked freely as usual ofmat i
tersin general aside from his
own affairs and he displayed no
alarming symptoms of a nervous
breakdown but his head was
bowed and his eyes averted as if
in abject hopelessiiess iHia pas
tor the Rev S1 S Waltz of the
Fin st English1 Lutheran church
visited hint again yesterdoy afternoon
tern on and liad a long consulta
tion with Warner who was glad
to see plan as lib always is
The Rev George F Heny
prison evangelis gays that Val
tiers attitude is puzzling and in
explicable Jo him Warner at
tends religious services as do the
other prisoners but he has nevec
taken an active part and is ap
parently not in theleast affected
by the exercises Attempts to
draw him out on the question of
his preparedness result always in
the same reply I am ready to
go 1 bear malice toward no
one I neverrdid anyone jut eu =
l ori flnJfrv h <
Today Varnei will probably
be placed in solitary confinement
and the death watch will be
maintained until the Sheriff
takes charge of the prIsoner Fri
day morning
The death warrant which was
mailed by the Governor to Sheriff
Schmitt > March 81 following the
dismissal of a petition for a re
hearing before the Court of Ap
peals will be read to Warner by
the Sheriff The death warrant
commands the execution to be
made some time between sunrise
and sunset on Friday May 19i
put according to custom it will
Near Munfordville oft Main Line of L
N R VTwo Killed
In a freight wreck which oc
cnrr doll the south approach to
the Green river bridge midway
between Rowletts and Munford
ville oh the main stein of the
Louisville and Nashville railroad
shortly after noon Monday En
gineer William P Thomas of
8009 Fourth avenue Louisville
and Brakeman Cyrus Davis of
Shepherdsyille were almost in
stantly killed
The scene of the accident is
seventyfour miles south of Lou
isville Freight train No 12 in
the charge of Conductor Thomas
W Gartwright and Engineer
William Pi Thomos which left
Louisville Sunday noon and was
returning froift Bowling Green
was ditched on twentyfoot hill
about fifty feet south of tho
Green river bridge Seventeen
cars in the middle of the train
were piled up telescoped and
thrown over the embankment
The cause of the wreck is being
investigated by the railroad of
ficials but it believed to have
been due to the breaking down
of the forward truck of the first
car which completed the disin
tegration of the roadbedalreaily
weakened by the heavy floods of
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