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THX HARTFORD H2RAL0
C TO GOOLIDGE
(town Shoe Repairer, "Friend,
Philosopher and Guide" of
If Yon Don't. Mind Saving
V - W I
HELPS TO SHAPE HIS CAREER
Friendship Begun In College Days
Continue Through Early Strug
gle and 8ubequnt Promi
nence In Politic.
Northampton, Mass. James Lucoy,
mender of shoes. Is eKl"tf away In :
til shop here with one eye on the
newspapers for word of how the na
tional capital treats Calvin Coolidge,
his one-time associate In local politico,
-and now vice president.
When Vice President Coolidge, just
before departing for Washington re
cently, grasped the cobbler' hand
the photographers snapped their cam
eras, he gave him a distinction that
the was asked to explain. "Put Mr.
Lucey down as my guide, philosopher
and friend," he said. And so the
gobbler Is now nationally known.
What the vice president meant was
wore or less well known to Northamp
ton folk. The story Roes back to the
days when Calvin C'oolidge was a soph
omore at Amherst college. With shoes
to he repaired he sought Lncey's sliof
on Gothic street In this city, and then
remained to listen to the cobbler'
homely comments on the topics of the
i . Helped to Shape Career.
The student found the shoemaker'!
philosophy so eiiguijlng that during the.
remainder of his college course he
went frequently to see h'm. As a
lawyer hiler youg Cnolldgo opened
oflUes here, nnd while he waited for
clients, continued his acquaintance
"With t lie collider. Throughout his cu
reer In the 'politics of the city and
atate, Mr. Coolidge dropped In at the
nhoe shop from time to time to ex
change Ideas with Ills friend and have
the benefit of the laller's pointed po
The youthful Coolidge took away
lessons from the cobbler counsellor;
Coolidge. the candidate, received the
benefit of his influence, which was
considerable In city politics, and when
he rose to a position ot sinio and
national prominence be still received
"the loyal support of the shoe man.
Mr. I.ucey, modestly explaining Hint
"Mr. Coolidge long since passed out
of his range of influence, adinlls that
lie" may have been of some help when
the vice president wns on the first
rungs of tl'.e political ladder.
Cement Closer Friendship.
The cobbler says that the only time
he ever crossed Calvin Coo'i"p "corned
to make firmer the friendship between
them. Mr. Coolidge had sought the
-election of a friend as mayor, nnd
asked Sir. Lucey us a delegate to the
party caucus to stand In his behalf,
but the cobbler, already bound to the
opposing candidate, refused. Thl
evidence of loyalty to a prior al
legiance served to heighten their mu
The shoemaker, a native of Ireland,
come to Northampton forty years ago
at the a'P of twelve. A family of
eight children, seven of whom are now
living, has made demands on his en ru
ing ability. Five are girls, one is a
stenographer, two are teachers', a
fourth, who was formerly a teacher,
Is now married and one Is a clerk. Of
the two boys one Is a graduate of
Holy Cross college, and the other Is a
student in the Northampton Commer
9,211,295 AUTOS IN COUNTRY
License Feee In 1920 Totaled $102,
f 34,106, Reports Federal Bu
reau of Public Roads.
Washington. Motor cars registered
' In the United Stutes last year num
bered n,211.2t nn Increase of 1,0-15,-810
over the preceding year of 22 per
cent, the bureau of public roads an
nounced. The registration and license fees
amounted to $102,0.? 1.1IK).
In New York state alone the number
f cars registered In 1020 exceeded the
total registration for the T'nltPd States
In 1010, anil the revenue derived In
that stale from this source whs about
'equal to the entire registration reve
nues of the United Stales In 1013.
Mnety-slx per cent of the 1020 reve
nue whs applied to road niulutciiiinc.
Alice Has a Pheasant.
Tlflin, O A pheasant duplicating
the historic si mil of Mary's lamb la
attracting attention here. Kuril day
pheasant makes Its appearance east
of Mi lmmc nn! nrii Alice Grummel,
ten years of sjre. After a few flutlera
to express Us Joy at the meeting, the
lrd travely wnlks with her to school.
"Sometimes the plies sunt files part of
1ne way and nun In will perch on Its
111 tie friend's shoulder and ride. The
pheuuiit lirst appeared three weeks
a 40 and, under encouragement of
fV.iv c-runih'S bus repeated the walk
Cg.Admlral SIxty.Elght, Cobbler's Aid.
"Vienna. With former officer of the
aw) and navy as pupils, a ahoemak
tag school bas beeu opeued her..
Among th. sttideoU is a former vice
rolled tut cobbler apprentice and
etrrfea Ms nnion card.
That each day's businessis better than the day be
fore indicates how the buyers are satisfied. Fifty per
cent of those who buy here come back another day and
buy more. And every person who has bought here has
advised some other person to come and buy, which is
about the strongest reason we can offer why you also
should come without delay.
S. W. ANDERSON CO.
OWENSBORO Where Courtesy Reigns KENTUCKY
111 DWKIX HOOVER
Miss Elsie Bidwell and Mr. Ed
ward Hoover were united in ras-
bride's parents in Beda, at 10 a. m.,
Monday, Kev. Boyd Browning per
forming the ceremony. After the
wedding the couple repaired to the
home ot the groom'a mother, where
a Kiimntiiniia dinner was served.
They will reBlde In Cincinnati, Ohio,
where the groom will re-enter
The bride is a beautiful, popular.
and accomplished young lady and Is.
the daughter of Mr. and Mra. Ferdl-
uand B. Bidwell. The groom ia an
industrious . young man. While
serving in ihe World War he was
the hero of many daring acts and j
waa aeveral times wounded.
Some author bas said "None butj
the brave deserve the fair" and tot
this we would add "None but the
fair deserve the brave" as both
maxima were followed in this mar
riage. Here's wishing them nothing
but happiness and success as they
Journey through life together.
RECENT MARRIAGE LICENSES
Hobert Raymer. 23, Bowling
Green, to Zula Rhea Cox, 22, Beav
er Dam, Route 4.
Clyde 8. Wilson, IS, Beaver Dam,
Route 2. to Beulah Taylor, 17.
Beaver Dam. Route I.
Eldred Lee, IS, Beaver Dam,
Route 2, to Annie Maddox, 14, Mc-
Roacoe Embry, 24, Cromwell, to
Kay Shields, 17, Cromwell.
Jesse Tanner, 20, McIIenrr, to
Verda Givens, It, McHenrjr.
Estll Haven, 20, Balsetown, to Zo
na Simpson, 17, Balsetown. -
Edward Hoover, it. Cincinnati,
(Ohio. to. Elil. Bidwell. 1. Hart-
'ford, Rout I.
Dollars ' 'Attend This Great
Are Pioneers on "Greater
ROCKPORT HIGH OKK
TO A GOOD START
The Rockport Graded and High.
School, under the principalship ot
Prof. Roy H. Foeman, opened Mon
day morning with a total enrollment
of 210, twenty-two of these being
in High School. There were 27 (
patrons present who pledged them-
olvat in cn-nnerata in the orcaniza-.
tion of a Parent-Teachers Associa-j
tlon. ' Mrs. John B. Wilson, Presl-;
dent of the Hartford P. T. A. will
meet with them at an early date to '
help in effecting the organization.
The outlook for a successful year's
work at Rockport ia most flattering. I
SCHOOL OPENS AT BEAVER DAM
The Beaver Dam Graded and High
School began what promises to be a
most successful year's work, Mon
day morning at 8: SO o'clock, in the
presence of a large gathering ot pu
pils, patrons and friends. After de
votional exercises inspiring ad
dresses were made by Revs. C. C.
Daves, W, 8. Buckner and Albert
Maddox, Senator J. Albert Leach,
Mr. C. P. Austin, Prof. E, E. Alli
son and the other members ot the
faculty. The enrollment was en
couragingly large and the indica
tions were that this will be one of
the most successful years in, the
history ot the school.
Mr. John Taylor, who has been
snendlnsr the summer with his sis
ter Mrs. Howard Ellis, ot this city,
and relatives . In Daviess county, '
returned last week to Haselwood(
Sanitarium, Louisville, Ky., , where
he will again be under treatment.
Mr. Taylor's Illness Is the result of
bis service In the IT. 8. Army during '
the World War. !
The Hartford Herald, ft. BO the year'
HARTFORD SCHOOLS HAVE
The Hartford Graded and High
School began its 1921-22 session
Monday morning at 8:30 o'clock. A
large number ot the patrons and
friends ot the school Indicated their
sincere co-operation by being pres
ent at the. opening. After devotion
al exercises conducted by Rev. T. T.
Frazier interesting and helpful ad
dresses were made by Prof. Henry
Leach, member of the School Board,
Mrs. John B. Wilson, president ot
the local P. T. A.; Dr. E. B. Pen
dleton, Chairman ot the Board ot
Health; Prof.. Oscar L. Shults,
ot the faculty, and the Prin
cipal, Miss Mary Marks. After the
chapel exercises the pupils retired
to their respective rooms where
classes were organized. There waa
an enrollment ot ,120 in the High
School and 179 in the grades.
The local school's high standard
will undoubtedly, be maintained and
the prospects are bright for a most
successful year's work.
CENTERTOWX SCHOOL OPENS
The Centertown Graded and
High School opened, Monday Aug.
28, with chapel exercises conducted
by Rer. F. .A. Sanders. ' A large
number of parents were In attend
ance and pledged themselves to a
bigger and batter schoolfor this
The faculty tor tbe session, ot
121-22 Is Prof. J. C. Lawrence,
Principal, High School Subjects;
H. E. Ashby, Sixth, Seventh and
Eighth Grades; Elvis D. Brown,
Third. Fourth and Fifth Grades;
Miss Margaret Benton. First and
Second Grades. "
The Centertown school is prepar
ed to do first class work and the
ui.lnii will nnllnilMalllv be'
a successful one. '
Iron In Cool Comfort !
Solid Brass, Iron and Steel
construction. Fully guar
anteed. Over .1,000,000
now in use. '
Our representative will be glad to show you how simply this iron
operates also tell you bow little it costs, If you will drop a card
or 'phone, x
THE MONITOR SAD IRON CO.
H. U. ESTES, General Agent, Hartford, Ky,.
BAPTIST CHURCH SERVICES
Special services every Lord's Day
at the Baptist church. The Truth
is declared In its fullness and error
is denounced at every coming to
gether. If you played Jonah- and
hid yourself last Sunday, won't you
prove your repentance by a better
attendance of his house 7
Come to Sunday School at 1:41
a. m. and preaching services at
10:45 a. m.
RUSSELL WALKER, Pastor
The Hartford Bsrald. f LIB th yaaf
Change Ironing Day
Drudgery to pleasure by us
. Self Heating .
MONITOR SAD IRON
It will save you walking
to and fro from stove to
Ironing board, .changing
litms,. shifting handles and
keeping up a raging hot
Ore, It will cut down your
fuel bills and do BETTER
WORK In LESS TIME with
LESS EFFORT. The heat
is regulated Instantly costs
less than two cents to do an
I will offer for sale on Monday,
Sept. 12. 121. at 10 o'clock, a. m!
my farm ot 122 acres, one mil
North-East of Cromwell, Ky.. on
public road. Halt creek bottom, rest V
good hill land, mostly In grass.
Good orchard; two aprlngs. Two
story tram house, good cellar, on
barn, on now poultry-house ' and
other necessary outbuilding. Close
to graded school. Also my crop And
farming Implements. Terms mad
known on day of aale.
v W. C. WADB,
8J-2tp . Cromwell, Ky.