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HARTFORD, K V., WEDNESDAY, JUXE 22, 1'J1.
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rBAND OF POLITICIANS ,
"GOT BLAIR PARDONED
' . . .
i .-Assistant At Frankfort Makes
vuargc a lie Resigns, win '
' j,v! r ; Not Disclose "Name
' Mstatemtfnt bitterly criticising meth
' V ' 'r- ods , of conducting the ' Kentucky
' ."Vatate Reformatory at. feeing of "milk
and . water, Sunday j school charac
iter," Joseph Maxey, Newport, Ky.,
'V today ' announced 'he has tendered
,) '.'hit resignation as assistant superln
')' V:, tendent because of bis disapproral
-' ; -of conditions at the reformatory,
. Maxey' denounced the policy of
the aew superintendent. Henry V,
;"Tastin, who, lie said, treated the
: ; ' iTprisoners as "honored guests of the
3 ' Asserting that Governor Edwin P
I., Morrow was hoodwinked in pardon-
m Frank Hllr. who confined
" fie' f Vi AfriPHiTAiv tf hrtlrltnir 'tin
' CaDtaln James Hendricks, of Louis
I.. 7 not transmitted through proper
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' use for not knowing what other
f--f r -.j t, offenses he was sought for, he said,
'iTw ,'VT9 ne namM c' a" offenses charged
,yV' " were on the prisoner's commitment
-S "Joe pardon of Blair," Maxey
i-.ald. 'was the result of efforts of a
r'fT Vt-., ''powerful band of politicians and
r wealthy friends of the convict.
v Maxey, who was appointed as-
ifV'Feistant superintendent of the re
fonhatory early bast winter, ten
VJi . :iSt1 dered bis resignation Saturday to
i, , we eneci juuu to. no is succeeu-
,,-, ea ny u. w. Hppicms, , 01 cunton
.JERRY J. TILFORITSCC.
,n: -v- CCMBS TO HEART TROUBLE
' Mr. J. J.Tilford died at his rest
;. "T"-Jenc 1b Pordavllle at S a. m., June
w;V lft 01 nean "ure, at tne age ot
' 3 years. He bad been In poor
. bealth for .the past few months but
bad apparently ' recovered.' His
death came unexpected. Capt. Til
ford was veteran In tne railroad
' service, having been . conductor
on the L. H. A St. L. for S3 years,
bad a broader acquaintance than
anyone else in this section ot the
!.-;&2t. -state. "' j
. He leaves a widow, one daughter.
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. . ain. Clarence (Ueweese. oi L.exins-
' ... Ml atiH AHA anil Mm T7a ti 1 Tllfnv
wm, wuw V. u . ...u.u,
of Louisville. Mr. J. W. Tilford, of
.. . Seaver Dam, Is a brother
. j - Funeral services were conducted
, ': at the Fordsvllle Baptist church,
June K, Rev. R. h. Brandenburg
delivering the sermon.' An Immense
congregation was present. After
friends and relatives had viewed
the remains the body was turned
over to the Masonic fraternity ot
which he had been a member for
baf -a century. ; Dr. Barnhlll con
'ducted the Masonic exercise mak
ing a very Impressive address.
About 100 Masons were present.
, Hartal was in the Fordsvllle ceme
tery. A beautiful array of flowers
Was placed on the grave by 'the
young ladles ot Fordsvllle.
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i;vi.. i ROAD CONTRACT LET
,,Frankfor, Ky., June H. Tbe
State Highway Commission today
"let the contract for four and three. -tenths
mile of grading and drain
g - on - the - Hartford-Owensboro
Toad, Ohio County, to Coetello Broa.
, Mays, Xnoxvillo, for f0, 100.07.
I Ohio County contributes. f0,000.
' it is part of a projected road, con-
) meeting ScottevUle with Owensboro.
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I ' LOG8DON VAUGHT
Mr. James T. Feught. of Crom
well, and, Miss Thelma Logsdon, of
Beaver Dam, were united Jn the
neiy bonds of wedlock by Rev.
Russell Walker, Sunday morning.
The couple remained seated la their
uto In front of Bro. Walker's
residence during, the .ceremony.. We
Join their many friends In exteod-
lag congratulations. '. :
. BARN BURNED -'During
the electrical storm last
Saturday night, a barn belonging to
'. Mr. Waymond Wade,' ot near Select
) vii destroyed when Lightning tut
It on tre. Two sheep aad some
' farming implements weiw also eon
, r,-- f anee. There was no
CIRCUIT COURT DOC KET
July Term ,
'We were mistaken In stating- last
week that both the Grand and Petit
Juries, the lists of. which were pub
lished last ' week, had been sum
moned for . the "second day ot the
term. .The. Grand Jury is summon
ed for. the first day, Monday, July
4; the Petit Jury for the second
day, Tsesday, July I..
2nd. Day, . TncMlay July Kth
Acme-Jones Co., vs. T. E. Ellis
Ac; N. P. Dennis, vs. W. H. Uad-
dox; J. T. Carter, vs. H. L. TucW;
W. P. Render, vs. Missouri Molla
Plow Co.; Louisville Grocery C..;
ivs. Ensley Raymer; E. A. Whit, vs.
I Southern Blan-Oas Co. ; Walker
Myrtle, vs. Southern Blua-Gus Co.;
iLon Beller, vs. P. S. Coleman c;
H. J. Brown 4. vs. R. A. Bridges
8rd. Day, Wednesday July 6th
Mary Shields Ac, vs. Barney
Warnell Ac; Howard Moseley, vs.
Aaron Moseley Ac; Joe Goodman,
vs. Frank Lake; T. W. Wallace, vs.
Swift A Co.; T. W. Wallace, vs.
American Railway Ex. Co.; Her
man Black, vs. Thomas Vance; Sam
Hoover, vs. Thomas Vance.
4th. Day,. Thursday July 7th
H. Wilson A Co., vs. Clarence C.
Lee; J. J. Jarnagin, vs. Bond Bros.
Inc.; J. L. Legrand, vs. Harold Hol
5th. Day, Friday July 8th
Walter Campbell, vs. C. P. Turn
7th. Day, Monday July 11th
Comth. vs. Herman Park, Desert
ing Infant; Comth. vs. Sanders Hus
klsson, Assault; Comth. vs. L.' A W
R. R. Co., tailing to maintain pro
per waiting room at 'Centertown;
Comth. vs. Cletus Kessinger, Car
nal Knowledge; Comth. vs. Elvis
Murphy, -. Transporting Liquor;
Comth. vs. F. L. Burdette, Breach of
Peace; Comth. vs. Elvis Murphy,
Selling liquor; Comth. vs. Elvis
Murphy, Selling liquor; Comth. vs.
Taylor Morris, Perjury; Comth, vs.
Taylor Morris, Selling liquor;
Comth. vs. Walter Twiddell, Selling
liquor, (4 cases); Comth. vs.' Jess
Sarvls, striking Ac.
8(h. Day, Tuesday July 13th
Comth. vs. Ollie Tichenor, Sell
ing ' liquor; (4 cases) Comth.
vs. Harrison Tichenor, Liquor for
sale; Comth. vs. Eddie Ford Ac,
Comth. vs. Corti's Royal, House
breaking. 0th. Day, Wednesday July 13th
Comth. vs. Claude Graves,1; Shoot
ing; Comth. vs. Wm. Langtord, li
quor for sale; Comth. .vs. Clarence
Aull, Deserting Infant; Comth. vs.
Barney Warnell, Seduction; Comth.
vs. Clarence Aull, injuring proper
ty. BUSINESS SCHOOL TO BE
LOCATED AT HARTFRD
Fcr some time local citizens Uave
been urging the Owensboro Busi
ness College to establish a branch
school at Hartford. Last week
Prof. B. S. Jenkins, President ot the
school, came to this city and soon
secured quite a list of students.
Prof. Bunch, a teacher In the school
wasjere Mpnday evening and Tues
day and secured a sufficient number
to assure the school. '
The . equipment, consisting of
typewriters, desks, tables, electric
tana etc.,. will be sent here this
week, and the school will start
Monday night, Juqjs IT. Session
will be held. Monday, Tuesday and
Thursday nights. It Is the Inten
tion of Prof. Jenkins to make the
school permanent, Classes will be
Instructed in shorthand, bookkeep
ing,, typewriting, rapid calculation,
penmanship and spelling, with tbe
possible addition ot,other subjects
later. The school wll be located In
tbe three rooms above W. H. BaUe'i
store. 4 y ;. v
Charles D. Taylor, aged II. Beav
er Dam, to Grace Miller, aged II,
McHenry. ' '- .
James T. Feught. aged II, Crom
well, to Felma Logsdon, aged 11.
Both the above couples were mar
ried by Rev. Russell Walker, Hart
ford, at bis residence. Mr. Taylor
and Mlsa Miller Saturday night and
Mr. Faughl and Miss Logsdon Sun
"Aunt" Ellsa Parks, , of Haytl
died Monday of the laflmitles of old
age. . 8he was a respected old-
fasbloned darky. v
County Nominees Selected; Enthusiastic Crowd
Fills Court House; Harmony Prevails
The Democrats of Ohio County
met In mass convention, at the
Court House in Hartford en Mea-
day afternoon at 1 o'clock, pursuant!
to a call of the County Executiv
Committee. There was a
crowd of voters present. Including a !
number of ladles. The tact that the:
court room was filled, on an op
pressively hot afternoon, with a
harmonious and optimistic host of j
Democrats augurs well for the:
prospects of the party in the cetn-
ing campaign. The convention was ; hard-working, but unfortunate un
called to order by Mr. L. B. Tleh-!er of the so11' who DOre tne neat
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enor. County Chairman, who stated'
tue purpose oi me meeting to do
the recommendation of nominees
for the various county cfflcee. The j brink of ruin. he has been ignored
convention was then permanently by a Congrees whose only desire Is
organized by electing Hon. A. B. to belittle and malign the last
Tichenor, Point Pleansant precinct, ' Democratic administration and to
Chairman and McDowell A. Fogle, try to turn every phase ot public
Secretary. Upon motion, duly sec- life lo partisan ends,
onded and carried, the following! We unreservedly endorse the
Committee on Resolutions was ap-j Versailles Treaty and the Covenant
pointed, viz: Miss Marllsa Foster, of tbe League of Nations and
Heflln; Esq. Ben W. Taylor, Bart-1 Pledge our best efforts to the task
letts; Alvln Ross, Centertown; 1 of redeeming, at the earliest possl
Esq. J. L. Patton, Ralph; J. H. B. ' We moment the besmirched honor
Carson, Hartford; J. W. Foster,' of the nation, so draggei in the
Heflin; W. B. Taylor, Beaver Dam ; dust of Ignominy by the partlsan
E. F. Gabbert, Sunnydale, aad ; "hip of the Republicans In the Sen
C. Henry Greer, Ralph. jate and out. We view with shame
The committee retired to'prepare the spectacle ot a President who Is
resolutions, while the convention too weak-kneed to take a stand on
was favored with most insDirinc aad snything and too timorous to re-
encouraglng addresses by Hon. L.
P.' Tanner, candidate for Circuit
Judge, and Hon. Glover Cary, candi
date for Commonwealth's Attorney.
The Resolutions Committee seturn
ed fbortly and reported the follow
ing resolutions which were un
We, the Democrats of Ohio Coun
ty, in convention assembled, do de
clare 1st. Tha:, we endorse And
commend the wipe, conservative jnd
patriotic policies of the last Demo
cratic National Administration, un
der the leadership of that masterly
statesman, Woodrow Wilson.
2nd. We approve and call to the
atention of the voters the many
principles of our party which were
incorporated into law and placed
upon the Statute Books during the
eight years ot Democratic control ot
national affairs, among which the
most important were:
1st. The Federal Reserve Bank
Act, by which a perfect, elastic sys
tem ot currency is given the coun
try, panics are made Impossible and
finance Is removed from the domi
nation ot Wall Street.
: 2nd. The Federal Farm Loan
Act by tbe proper administration ot
which the farmers would be furn
ished adequate capital on reasons'
ble terms for tbe payment of debts
and tbe ,v Improvements ot their
Srd. An efficient law for tbe
federal aid ot Public Highways.
. 4th. Tbe attempted removal , of
the tariff from politics by the es
tablishment of tbe Tariff Board In
ended to function upon a purely
ttb. The election of United
States Senators by direct vote ot
Ith. The final enfranchisement
of American womanhood by the
adoption ot the Nineteenth Amend
7th. the successful completion,
in less than two years, ot the great
est war of history.
On the other hand we view with
misgivings and utterly condemn the
Insincere and time-serving course
which has been and etill la being
pursued by the Republican party.
That party has had a working ma
jority la Congress, for many months
and haa done nothing to fulfill Us
pledgee or to relieve atter-tbe-war
conditions of unrest Tbe. Republi
can party in Its last campaign prom
ised all things to all men, especially
on the issue of the League of Na
tions, but we are as far aa ever
fron peace or settled foreign rela-'one
rv.. nnLiu4 .s r.riiiM'nn
nt uti.1 anil tha hlsh ooit ot Hv-
taxes and reduced wages. They
uv . proclaimed their desire to
.'help the farmers. To show their
love for him thpr hva naM tho
Emerg9nt.y Tari(r Law the onIy ef
tect of which is to inerease the lra-
large'Port duty on material and supplies
needed by the farmer, without rais
ing the price of his products. But
the greatest neglect of the farmer
has been the failure of the Republi
can Congress to make an emergency
appropriation for the purpose of en
abliag the Federal Land Banks to
adequautely care for the financial
needs of the agricultural clas"s. The
and burden of the day in the
activities of three years ago,
i been deserted, and though in
need, In many instances on
buke, If he desired to do so, the
tratonable' utterances of. his official
representatives, his Sims and Har
veys. In State and local affairs, we call
the attention of the voters to the
habitual and unwavering support of
thd Interests of the people by prevl
ous Dmocratic Administrations and
In, contrast point to the record of
broken pledges and discredited
policies which is the Republican
party's. In 1919 Morrow promised
the people law-enforcement and
prosperity.'" We have had lynchlngs.
feuds, strikes, abuse ot the pardon
ing power and "hard times." "He
promised us lower taxes and In
creased efficiency, and economy in
the management of the State's af
fairs. He and his party have given
us higher taxes and nothing to show
for them. A page headed "Record
of Republican Achievement tn
County, State and Nation" must
necessarily be a blank. We also
condemn the present State officials
in lowering the Common School
We desire to hereby extend to
tbe ladies of Ohio County a most
hearty welcome as voters and co
workers for the common weal. We
urge them to take an active Interest
and part In party affairs, as only
by such participation can politics
be raised to a higher, nobler level.
Finally we approve tbe call of
this convention and pledge our
wholehearted support to the legal
ly selected nomlneee ot the party
for the coming November Election.
It was then moved, seconded and
unanimously carried that the con
vention proceed to make recom
mendations for nominees for coun
ty offices. Nominating speeches
were made and the vote taken,
resulting as follows :( Representa
tive." Dr. D. H. Oodsey, Narrows;
County Judge. T. F. Tanner, Heflln;
Circuit Clerk. A. C. Porter, Heflln;
County Clerk. Ouy Ranney, ' Mc
Henry; County Attorney, Judge
Mack Porter. Beaver Dam: Jailer,
Newton R. Baize, Fordsvllle: Tax
Bartletts; Coroner. J. .W. Wilson.
Hartford. It appearing that there
were a number ot prospective can
didates for tbe nomination tor
8herlff, It was moved, seconded and
duly carried that this convention re
fuse to recommend a 'nominee for
said. office, leaving the decision be-
tween the aspirants to the primary
on August I. Tbe convention then
adjourned. This was altogether
ot the most successful gather
in - of Democrats within recent
Charles William Caaaa died at
his home In Louisville, Wedaesday.
June 8, 1921, of heart failure. Mr.
Canan was c;'i.l t ob the L. H.
A St. L. R. R. wawre be was ap
preciated by oflcials and . fellow
workmea. He was a ssemser ef
Settle Memorial Methodist church
Owensboro, and the Masonie Lodge
Owensboro. Mr. Caaaa was bera
in Ohio County sear Satphur
Springs, the son of J. H. Crittenden
Canan and Irene Mitchell Canan.
After the death of his father he
made his home In Owensboro. The
body was brought to Owensboro
Wednesday eveaing Jane 8th and
taken to the home of his Auut. Miss
Cora Mitchell. The funeral services
were held JFrldajf afternoon flune
10th, at Settle Memorial church by
Rev. Cary Gregory. The burial
services at the cemetery were con
ducted by the Masons.
Mr. Canan Is survived by bis
wife, Mrs. Lottie Caaan, Louisville,
son, Charles Mitchell Canan, Beav
er Dam, mother, Mrs. Irene-Owes
and sister, Miss Anna Caaan, Ow
ensboro. The pall bearers were:
O. M. Cox, Louisville. Roy Plunk.
Louisville. L. W. May. J. W. Allen,
W. K. Miller and Howard Smith,
HIT.HRT BEXXETT ATTEXDIXG
JUXIOR AGRHTLTURAL WEEK
Mr. Hubert Bennett, sou ot Mr.
and Mrs. L. P. Bennett, of the
Chapman commanity, left Sunday
tor the University of Kentucky,
where he will attend Junior Week.
Instruction in agricultural subjects
will be given. This trip ws ob
tained for him by County Farm Ag
ents, McCracken and Mclnteer, and
is duo to tbe generoilty of the Tti
international Harvester Co.. w"ilci
paid bis R. R. expenses. The fol
lowing local citizens contributed a
total of $9.50 to defray his board
and lodging while there: Williams
& Taylor, Acton Bros., W. M. Fair,
Henry Carson, A. D. Kirk. Mack
Cook, L. S. Igleheart. Rowan Hoi
brook, C. O. Hunter, W. C. Blanken
ship. M. F. Chnmley, W. S.
Tinsley and Hartford . Herald.
Young Mr. Bennett is a member ot
Chapman Leaders' Junior Agricul
tural Club. .:
TRAIXIXO CAMP APPLICATION'S
CLOSED AFTER JUNE 23
The Commanding General of the
Fifth Corps, Area, Fort Benjamin
Harrison, Indiana, has announced
that JUNE 25th will be the last
day that applications will be con
sidered for admission to the Citi
zens' Military Training Camp to' be
held at Camp Knox, Kentucky, Ju
ly 21st. to August 20th. Those de
siring to attend must file their ap
plication with the Commanding
General, Fifth Corps Area, Fort
Benjamin, Harrison, Indiana, on or
before June 25th.
WOODROW WILSON WILL
OPEN LAW OFFICES SOON
Washinton. June 19. President
Woodrow Wilson, as senior mem
ber of the law firm ot Wilson A
Colby, Is expected soon to select a
suite of offices In Washington and
enrage actively in the praot'.ce of
Balnbrtdge Colby, former Secre
tary of State, conferred wjth Mr.
Wilson on the matter of opening
offices here and also contemplated
plans for a Wilson A Colby office In
New York, when he spent ' a day
with the former President last
As a result of this conference it
was decided that the Washington
branch would be established soon.
Frankfort, Ky., June II. The
petition to get the name of R. W.
Slack, Republican, Owensboro, on
the primary ballot for Circuit
Judge of the iSixth Circuit Court
District was filed . today with tbe
Secretary of State. Democratic can
didates, L. P. Tanner and Geo. 8.
Wilson have heretofore filed.
A residence ra Horse Branch,
owned by Mr. O. J.. Christian, ot
Hartford, but occupied by Mr. John
Bretcher aod family wis destroyed
by fire.. Saturday night, the bulld-
inf ana aeany air tne mousenoio
goods were consumed. There was
MRS. S. ANDERSON
SUCCUMBS IN OWEMSBORO
Former Ohio County Citizen;
Prominent in Owensboro
In the sudden duath ef Mrs. S.
W. Anderson yesterday morning at
7:3 o'clock at her residence in
j Ea3t Fourth street, Owensboro loses
j one of its widely known atd one of
its be loved women.
Hr death was caused ly angiiii
pectoria and she was ill but a short
titne. She attended the services of
the First Baptist church, ef which
she was a devoted member. Friday
night, and retired as usual about
11 o'clock, after talking to mem
bers of the family on the porch of
the Anderson home until thnt time.
Awakening about 6:30 o'clock Sat
urday morning, she was feeling ill
and the fan:I!y phy.ilci.nn w;i called.
At 7:30 o'clock she died.
President of V. C. A.
Mrs. Anderson for many yeirs
had been president of the Woman's
Christian association and had nur
tured and farad for the Mary Ken
dal home, bringing It to be an insti
tution fur beyond an average, a
home for the unfortunate, the aged,
the destitute, and homeless child
ren. She was one of Owensboro,
most charitable and benevolent
womn, and many of her gifts be
towed were known only to herself
aad those befriended. She lived her
lilt quietly, paaqefully, unostenta
tiously, but everyone knew and lov-e-1
lor, and she died as she had
tai, quietly, among her loved
Mrs. Anderson, beside-s taking
quite aa active part in church work,
had given much of her time to car
ing for the Mary Kendall home and
undej her leadership, it bad grown
to its present splendid proportions.
But lately it has been transferred
to one ot the largest and prettiest
sites in Owensboro through her
good offices. It is a nonsectarian
home, which receives liberal pub
lic support, and to this work Mrs.
Anderson made handsome gifts.
Those who need help are never
turned from Its doors. She had
spent much ot her time assisting
with cases coming to this baven of
rest. .., .
Rorn In Pennsylvania
Mrs. Martha Bentley Anderson,
was born at Gettysburg, Pa., in 18
42. She was married in Ohio coun
ty, Kentucky, in 1861. to Samuel
W. Anderson, who with tour daugh
ters and two sons survive. Mxi and
Mrs. Anderson moved to Hartford,
in 1879, and in 1889 came to Ow
ensboro. which has since been their
l)-,me. Their children are Mrs. S.
H. Leaner, ot Philadelphia. Mrs. A.
D. Murphy, of Cincinnati, J. H.
Anderson, ot Knoxville, Mrs. R. C.
Hardwtck, Mrs. Ernest Arnold and
E. B. Anderson, of Owensboro.
Tbe funeral was held Monday
from the residence in East Fourth
street. Owensboro Messenger.
Mrs. Anderson had a wide ac
quaintance while a resident ot Hart
ford and is most pleasantly remem
bered by tbe older generation, wbo
held her In high esteem. Tbe Her
ald extends to her sorrowing fami
ly Its most sincere sympathy.
MURPHY CHI XN
Mr. John M. Chinn, of Beaver
Dam, Route S, and Mrs. Dora Mur
phy, ot Beaver Dam. were united
in marriage last Tuesday at the
home of Mr. Martin Crowder, in
Beaver Dam, Rev. C. C. Daves offi
ciating. "Uncle Johnnie" a he la
popularly known, is a prosperous
farmer and a leading citizen of his
community. He was a Confederate
soldier and has led a useful life.
His bride is a most estimable lady.
We wish tor them the utmost of
HINGING CONVENTION AT
FA lit GROUNDS, JULY 4
A singing convention In which
choirs throughout tbe county are In
vited and urged to participate, will
be held at the Ohio County Fair
lOrounds, Monday. July 4.' Posi
tively no admission fee will be
charged. This Is to be an occasion
devoted entirely to staging and all
music lovers are Invited-'atfd erflct
sd to be present.