Time Capsule
June 17, 1912

The day the train came to Hazard, Kentucky

Top News Headlines This Quarter:

THE REPUBLICAN NATIONAL CONVENTION IS HELD IN CHICAGO. THE PARTY IS BADLY SPLIT BETWEEN TAFT, ABOUT WHOM THE CONSERVATIVES ARE RALLYING, AND ROOSEVELT, WHO IS LEADING THE PROGRESSIVES IN THE ABSENCE OF LA FOLLETE.

Sports Headlines This Year:

G.H. SHILLING RIDES WORTH TO WIN THE KENTUCKY DERBY. ARMY SHUTS OUT NAVY 6-0 IN ANNUAL FOOTBALL GAME. SOX BEAT N.Y. GIANTS AFTER TEN INNINGS IN WORLD SERIES. THE QUEBEC BULLDOGS TAKE HOCKEY'S STANLEY CUP.

Top Songs This Year:

Average P rices:

KENTUCKY SUE
- LEW BROWN
House $4,800.00
GIANNINA MIA
- OTTO HARBACH
Automobile $500.00 
HITCHY KOO
- WOLFE GILBERT
Milk $.35
AT THE DEVIL'S BALL
- IRVING BERLIN
Gasoline $.07
BAGDAD
- ANNE CALDWELL
Bread $.05  Postage Stamp: $0.02
MOONLIGHT BAY
- EDWARD MADDEN
Avg. Income $1,003.00
DO IT AGAIN
- IRVING BERLIN

President:

WILLIAM HOWARD TAFT
EVERYBODY TWO-STEP - EARL C. JONES

V.P.:

JAMES SHERMAN

1912 Quick Facts

Academy Award Winners 1912

It would be five years before a car would drive down the streets of Hazard...

The first movie theater in Hazard opened in 1912

Congressman Carl Perkins was born in 1912

Woodrow Wilson was elected President in 1912. Perry County cast 1016 votes for Wilson and 546 for Teddy Roosevelt

Best Picture: ART- MARC CHAGALL
- "THE CATTLE DEALER."
Best Actor: FILM- "WAR AND PEACE"
- RUSSIAN. "QUEEN ELIZABETH"-FRENCH.
Best Actress: MUSIC- RUDOLF FRIML - "THE FIREFLY" IN NEW YORK.

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