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HARTFORD, KY., WEDNESDAY, APRIL 19, 1922.
W. J. CRAIG ELECTED
PRESIDENT OF K. E. I
Teachers Prefer Meril System
la Electing the State
Election of,W. J. Craig, of Bowl- Th(J coupie lett immedlately for tor, Mrs. O. A. Ooodell, Louisville.
Ing Oreen, to succeed Mrs. M. L. Louisville where they will make 'This honor conferred upon a local
Halt of Shelbyvllle. as president of their home. P. T. A. member, Mrs. John B. Wll-
of the Kentucky Educational Asso-j The bride Is the beautiful and ac-'son, . is highly deserved. Since the
elation, adoption of resolutions ex- complished daughter of Mr. and Hartford P. T. A. was organized sev
presstng the policies of the assocta- Mrs. Harve Bennett, of near Center- eral years ago she has been a con
tlon and an address on what the re- town. She formerly attended High stant and earnest worker and was
eently adjourned General Assembly School at Hartford and has a wide during a large part of this time the
did for education In the State by circle of friends here as well as In
Senator H. V. Bell, of Lawrence-' her home community. The groom,
barg, featured the last general ses-, who Is the only son of Mr. and Mrs.
, aloa of the association'! convention Joe Hagerman, of this city, graduat
' Friday morning at the First Chris- ed from Hartford High School In the
tlan Church. v class of 1920 and for more than a
Mr. Crals-.' w'ho is professor oi year thereafter was a member of
science at the Western State Normal
School, was nominated by J. L.
Foust, superintendent of schools at
Owensboro. Others nominated for
M. II I
me aasociauuu yivamvuj wem .
Is. Donovan, dean of Eastern Ken
tucky State Normal School; J. W.
Ireland, superintendent of public
schools at Frankfort, and Robert E.
Brown, of Dayton, Ky. Mr. Craig
waa elected by a clear majority over
the other three nominees, and later
his election was made unanimous. '
Other officers elected were: First
rice president, H. L. Smith, superin
tendent of public schools at Nlchols
rilWT' second vice president, V. O.
Mllltken, ' superintendent of public
schools at Pikevllle, and' third vice
president Judson Jenkins, superin
tendent ' of Dawson Springs - High
School, R. E. Williams, secretary
and treasurer of the association,
waa elected last year for a term of
Professor Ireland and Prof. H. H.
Cherry were elected memoes of the
organisation's Board of Directors.
M. E. Llgon, Ashland, and Superin
tendent of Public Instruction George
Colvin are the two members of that
board whole terms did not expire.
Supt. Zenos E, Scott was elected
member of the association's Legis
lative Committee and Virgil Chap
man, of Frankfort; Mrs Mary Brad
ley, Superintendent of the Scott
Coanty Schools; Mr. R E. Williams
and Mrs. James Ros. a teacher at
. ville, were elected delegates to the
convention of the National Educa
, Reporting for the Legislative Codv
I . II TT T-. . .1 . ' . lL .
University of Kentucky, chairman of
the committee, said that no report
would, be made this year, as there
la ao session of the General Assem
bly in 1923, but that at the next
. meeting of the association a full re
port will be submitted. '
The convention went on record in
a resolution adopted as favoring a
coatlnunn ' State Board of Educa
toia composed of men and women
who hold on official position in any
educational Institution, public or
private. "We indorse a bi-partisan
board," the resolution declared, "as
the most likely to give bi-partisan
Another resolution demanded the
nomination by both political par
tie of candidates for the office of
Superintendent of . Public Instruc
tion, with primary attention to the
candidates' qualifications for the
position, and that persons elected be
permitted to continue to . serve as
long as they render high-class serv
MISS GERTRUDE 8CHLEM- .
MER GOES TO PAD17CAH
Klsa Gertrude 8chlemmer, daugh
ter of Mr. and Mrs. Wm. C. Schlem
mer, of this city, has accepted a
stenographic position with the Crea
sey Corporation's Paducah Branch
House, of which A. C. Porter is mana
ger. Miss Schlemmer is a graduate
of Hartford High School and pursued
a business course in the branch
school of the Owensboro Business
College- conducted here, last tall.
She later completed ' the course In
the Owensboro school. We predict
aad wish for her success In ber new'
1 " 1 11 1 "
PREACHING AT W. PROVIDENCE
Rev. Otis P. Maddox, who
apeat fourteen years as a missionary
la Brasil, 8. A., will preach at West
Providece Church, next Sunday,
April 33, at 11 o'clock a. m. Every-
body cordially invited. .
Miss Matty Jane Bennett and Mr.
James Leslie Hagerman were united The State Parent-Teacher Assocla
In marriage at the home of the Hon at Its closing session Friday at
bride near Centertown. at 1 o'clock
Sunday afternoon In the presence of
a number or relatives ana menus,
Rev, Russell Walker, pastor of Hart-
ford' Baptist church, performed the
ceremony. Miss Emma Tlchenor and
Mr Rav rnrnsll tr thai attendant.
The Hartford Herald force. Since
leaving here he has been empioyd
as maclnlst-operator on the Mason
ic Home Journal, Louisville. He is
one of Hartford's most popular and
promising young native sons 'j
We Join the many other friends
of the young couple in wishing them
nrnsnnrlUr nnrt hnnntnPM an thpv
Journey through life together.
I. C. TRAIN BURNS;
LOSS IS $100,000
Franklln, Ind., April 14. Thlr-
teen cars of a train of valuable
freight northbound 'on the Illinois;
Central Railroad were destroyed to
day when the train was wrecked at
a washout on the road near Bar
gersvllle, eight miles west of Frank
lin. Three of the cars, which had not
passed over the detective rails, car
ried large tanks of gasoline. These,
exploded and the thirteen cars were
soon a mass of flames. Five were
loaded with cattle and hogs, and
were consigned to the Indianapolis
Stockvardsr one of the cars waa All-
ed with cotton and the other cars
are said to .
have carried valuable
loss is estimated at
CIVIL SERVICE ROW
BURIED BY SENATE
Washington, April 14. Over ,
vociferous objections of the Demo- ,
crats the Senate today virtually bur-
led the "civil service row" which
has kept political Washington In a
ferment of excitement since the' The 'act tnat e Jad asked his one persons are dead, hundreds in
Presldent's summary dismissal of P,aymate questions about Louts- Jured and more than $1,000,000
27 chiefs in the bureau of engrav- ' Tille' led t0 tne tnou8nt ne might, worth of property damaged as a re
lng and printing. j police were asked to be on the look- suit of the heavy wind and rain
Two resolutions offered by Mr. nave gone tnere and tne Loulvsllle , storms which struck Indiana today.
Harrison, Democrat of Mississippi,
and Mr. Caraway, Democrat of Ar
kansas, which would direct a Con
gressional investigation of the dis
missals were referred to the Senate
'Civil Service Committee, where it
was predicted they would die a
quiet death. '
MRS. CORA W, STEWART
SEES ILLITERACY ON RUN
Birmingham. Ala.. April 15.
Illiteracy is on the run and the Fed -
eral census ot 1930 should not re-1 More than 800 persons obtained
cord one American as unable to read ' dog tags following the Judge's in
and write, Mrs. Cora Wilson Stewart "ructions.
of Frankfort, Ky., chairman ot the
National Educational Association,
said in an address at the Illiteracy
Conference ot Southern States today.
WAR MEMORIAL WEEK '
HAS BEEN DESIGNATED
Frankfort. Ky.. April 15. Gov-
ernor Morrow nas Issued a proc -
tarnation setting aside the week of
April $3-29 as war memorial week
in the interest of the Kentucky
memorial building, an auditorium
and war museum on the campus of
tbe University ot Kentucky at Lex
m a. i
IS SHOT TO DEATH
. Harlan, Ky., April 15. Deputy
Sheriff Frank Clem, Sr. shot and
killed Chester Howard four miles
east of Harlan. Clem had Howard
under arrest for alleged drunken -
nejand in handcuffs, but became
infuriated at Howard's language,
I according to charges.
The Hartford choir ls practicing
for the singing convention to be held
at No Creek, the fifth Sunday in this
month. Prof, E. S. Howard is leader
and MUs Mildred Stevenson p!anlt.
lurs innvn tt'it anv 'i pmrn
STATE P. T. A. HISTORIAN
the Vocational School in
elected the following officers to serve
aunng me next two years: nisionan,
Mrs. John B. Wilson, Hartford;,
treasurer, Mrs. V. 0. Gilbert, Louis-
vllie; second vice president, Mrs.
John L. Graham. Owensboro: audi-
association's local president. The
organization has performed a great
service here and to her efforts more
than to any other individual member
is due this success. We congratu
late the state organization upon their
selection of Mrs. Wilson to fill this
caPPy nsnmg party journeyea
down tne railroad to the bar-pits
APr11 12- " wa Profitable as well
M Pleasant hike. Quite a nice lit-
tie String of fish Was Caught. The
following Seniors .and Juniors com
posed the' lucky crowd: Misses
Beatrice Bean, Helen Barnett, Dor-
cas Lyons, Bessie Clark and Defrosla
Rone; Messrs. Luther Turner, Hul-
bert Crowder, Herbert Porter and
JOE ELLIS LODGE
HOLDS ALL-DAV SESSION
Joe Ellis Lodge No. 473 F. & A. M
of Bell's Run, held an all-day meet
ing, last Saturday, Initiatory work
being' performed in all three degrees,
A very lare number of masons from
mm huu uiuer iuug.es ui me cuumy
were Present and a bounteous dinner
and ""PPO' wa erved. Besides the
initiations much other. Important
business was transacted and many
"P'endld masonic speeches delivered
I BOY IS MISSING FROM
HIS HOME IN GARRARD
Lancaster, Ky., April 13. .Clay
ton Arnold Hicks, 16-year-old son
of Cole Hicks a farmer of this coun
ty, disappeared from his home last
The boy had never spent a night
8wa' lrom noma """ore ana nis par-
enta fear foul pUy-
out for him.
m rooted, a train derailed and several vere "ruises aoout ner ooay ana limbs
FAIL TO PAY LICENSE branches of the railroads were forced Monday afternoon, when the horse
ON DOGS; ARE INDICTED to suspend operations because of the ,ne waa Mns became frightened
.weakened conditions of tracks, wash- and ran away- overturning the bug
Tompklnsvllle, Ky., April 17. outs, and bridges being washed away. Miss Cninn ls a "'uden' High
Three hundred and seventy-five
dlctments out ot 47$ returned by
Wednesday were returned against bridge over Eel River was washed
owners ot unlicensed dogs. The in- away and the Danville division of tbe
dlctments followed the Instructions Wabash Railroad suspended opera
of Judge J. C, Carter to Indict own- ttons because ot the weakened condl-
1 era who failed to
pay for licenses,
MAN SHOT IN FIGHT
OVER COW TRADE
Mt. Sterling. Ky April 14.
Charl. Brown. Jr . u In lail Wa
following his wounding ot Ooebel
Cornwell. who was shot in the chest
during a Quarrel between the two
men over a cow trade.
well is not seriously wounded.
MADISON VILLE SPEAKER
TO REPRESENT WEST
nenaerson, Ky., April 17. ueo.
Farrant. of Madlsonvllle. will rep-
resent the Western Kentucky high
schools at the University ot Ken-
tucky on May 4 in the state declam
I atory contest. He won over
HARDING FAVORS TARIFF I
i BEFORE SOLDIER BONUS
Washington, April 14 Presl-
1 de,rt Harding was declared today at
tbe White House to be ot the opin
ion that tariff legislation should be
given precedence In the Senate over
the soldiers' bonus.
Prof. I. 8. Mason attended the K.
E. A. at Lou'avllle, last wee.
MAYSVILLE WOMAN WINS IN
, MEMORIAL POEM CONTEST
Mrs. Eleanor Duncan Wood, of
Maysvllle has been awarded the
prise In the Memorial Poem Contest
for the best poem written by a Ken-
lucn.nn in commemorauun vi iuo
soldiers of the State, who lost their
lives in the World War.
The contest was held under aus-'
pices of the Memorial Committee, of
which James C. Willson, of Louts-
vine. ! state chairman- 'Rodman
Wiley, of Winchester, alumni chair-
man, and Herbert Graham of Lex-
ington, campaign manager.
The award carries with It a cash
nrl of 150 in sold and the placing
of the winning poem in a promln-
ent place in the proposed memorial
building to be erected at the Uni-
verslty of Kentucky. i
Mrs. Wood's poem was declared
to he the best out of sixty-three of-
The poems of Prof. F. Smith, of
Berea College and of George Ewald here. The funeral was conduct
or Louisville received honorable ed from the home of B. B. Col-
mention. Below is the winning
Dear Motherland, Kentucky, here
The names of these thy sons who
Who for thy sake and Freedom's
Young love and lusty life and. call
And strode down Death's dark ways
Ve cannot bring them back! We
To their young eyes the Joy.
To eager ears that call they hark
The cardinal among the hills of
home. They live
B'ut in our. hearts and these are
We shall go down to dust even as
So to thy heart, Kentucky, bring
These deathless names. A coronet
for thy brow
Best-loved and beautiful. And thou
Unending honor till Time's latest
21 ARE KILLED IN
Indianapolis. April 17. Twenty
Houses were blown down, trees un-
The South Bend division ot the
Pennsylvania Railroad was forced to
tiou ot tbe track.
The series of meetings being con
ducted at the Christian church heu
by Miss Alpha Cochran, Methodist
evangelist tor the state ot Kansas, ls
bringing out large audiences. Miss'
Tehran i. . iu,iv nf .i,im .h,.,.
tion and a forceful speaker and it
predicted by many that the meeting
will be a'verv successful one Mtel
Cochran's church Is what ls known
here as the Northern Methodist. She
Just recently conducted very sue
rdssful meetings at No Creek and
Mr n n funk nf n.mdM wh
bai been traveling salesman for the
Louisville Jobbing House for some!
ti,Ila. ha. a..on.H . ...nr. !.'
traveling position with Harris. Davis.0' 0wenbor. h na been the
& Co., importers and wholesalers of
' . dry goods, men's furnishings and
Euy Sherwin-Williams Paint. It
""P" because it covers more
suriace, UHIU tULNTI DKUU CO.
Mr. Muttle B. Barrett has Just re
a severe eiiaca oi m-
New Line ot , wall paper at
OHIO COUNTY DRUQ CO.
MRS. A. D. WHITE
Mrs. Margaret Elizabeth White,,
wife of A. D. White, of this city,
died at 2 o'clock p. m. Friday, after.
a protracted Illness of nephritis, at
the advanced age of 73 years, five
iuduuh hiu m uj. s"
a cripple since a
fall a few years
She was born at Centertown, Nov.:
13th., 1848, the daughter of George
and Elizabeth (Rowe) Ashby. In
1865 she was married to A. D.
White and from that time until her
death resided In Hartford. In early
life she professed faith in Christ
and Joined the Baptist church. Her
membership was with
Cre.ek church near Centertown. She
was a goad, Christian woman loved
by a wide circle of friends,
Besides her husband, she Is survlv-
ed by two brothers, George Asbby,
of Centertown, and David Ashby, of
Owensboro, and an adopted son J.
D. White, A High School studeut
noon in the presence of a large con
course of sorrowing friends. Burial
occurred at Oakwood.
. In the death of "Aunt Mag" as she
was familiarly known, the county
has lost one of Its best and most he-
1 leved women
.1. H. BAIRD
J. H. Baird, of Livla, age 77, died
at 11 o'clock Thursday morning. He
is survived by the following child- twteu tbe Baptist church and the de
ren: Dr. S. C. Balrd, Hartford; pct ailJ lme muved their tiuur mill.
j Robert Baird, Rockport; Albert
Balrd. Hantlyvllle; Mrs. Emma Rum-
i mage, Arkansas, and Roy Buird, Pal-
meuo, na.; ana tne roiiowing Droui-
lers: Price Baird. M, L. Balrd, and
W. G. Baird, of Glenv.lle; and A. A.
Balrd, of Central City.
The deceased had been a member
of the Masonic fraternity for more
than 50 years and waa also an East
ern Star member. He was buried ac-
cording to the rites of these orders,
large number from Daviess and sur
rounding counties participating.
The funeral was held at 11 o'clock
Saturday morning as the Olenville
Baptist church, with Interment in
the Glenvllle cemetery. Rev. J. A.
Bennett, of Utlca, and Rev. D, O.
Cavanaugh, ot Calhoun, hud charge
ot the services.
We exteud our heartfelt sympathy
to our fellow townsman, Dr. Buird,
a son of the deceased, In his be
reavement. GIRL IS INJURED
Miss Wilda Chinn, daughter of Mr.
and Mrs. Tom Chinn, of near Hart
ford, suffered a broken wrist and se-
oc"001 nere ana nas Deen Driving ine
horse to and from school for some
I Tbe accident occured near the M.
H. & E. crossing in Clay street. Tbe
girl was first taken into the home of
' Mr. Ed Davidson, but was later re
moved to the home of Dr. H. H.
Pendleton, who set her wrist and
treated her other Injuries after which
she was taken to her home The
buggy was demolished.
LATEST OIL NEWS
The "lckfy wel1' nea,riaa required by law. or they will bo
Concord, In which oil was struck
u,recntIy wlU be hot as """a 49 tne
: '"u' 1 iri.u ui
""ro-Hycertae to the place. Oil
men nere Deiieve u win te a gooa
The Smith's Grove Oil Co., of
this city, have preparations about
com Dieted for drlllinc a wall nn tha
' t 1
I Tom Morris farm, which adjoins ;
'the farm on which their producing
weU U 'ocated'
Mr. and Mrs. Henderson Murphree
guests of Mrs. Murphree's parents
Mr. and Mrs. Rowan Holbrook, have
gone to Louisville to visit Mr. Mur
Appropriate Easter services were
conducte(1 at th, artrDrJ churches
Sunday. Large audience were pros
'nt at all the churches.
Rer. Rug8n Wajker, master
Hartford lodge and Mr. Lou Barnard,
ot Ceralvo lodge attended the all-day
the masonic meeting at Bell's Run', Sat
, ui day. ' j
DUSineSS nOUSe9 Being Un
strutted and .Many Improve
Hartford Is experiencing a
business boom. A number of Ira-
lT0Jent arfe being made
UUllU.lia u..t.., HIUVHQ
are the following;
The firm known as Wallace, Tay-
,or and Morrls and composed of Fl-
nla and Leonard Wallace, rarke Tay
lor and Ernest Morris, has about
completed a modern sales and repair
garage Just across Main street from
Carson & Company's store. It Is
100 ft. by 43 ft., and is constructed
of brink with the exception of the
floor which is concrete. It is so con
structed that other storieu may be
t f U: Urilan la tlnn A
laying the foundation for a two-story
brick grocery and meat market on
the site of the old Nail building on
the corner of Center street and the
a.iect which intersects Center in
front of the Hartford Republican of
fice. The building will be 60x20 ft.
with a basement 40x20 ft. He has
the material on the grounds.
The firm known as C. B. Cardcn
& Co., and composed of C. B. Cardvn,
J. Y. Hugermun and John Bull have
remodelled the A. C. A building be-
levi etc froln their old iocation on
C;uy street nejr tlle ra,iro.id. They
llave replaced their mill with one
having double the capacity of the
ol(j one and are 110W abe t0 prJduce
j 50 barrels per day.
I M. T. Likens has recently made a
! considerable addition to his p'.ace of
' business on Main street.
Mr. C. M. Wade
baa installed a
steam pressing and
ain what was formerly the rent room
near the Herald building. The firm
name will be Hutford Pressing Club.
A number of residences have been
constructed within the past few
months and many additions and re
pairs are being made.
Apr. 13, Sunday school at this
place. Is progressing nicely.
Mr. and Mrs. Estil Allen are the
proud parents of a baby boy. Etitil
Is all smiles.
Mr. Late Stone has moved on the
farm recently vacuted by bis son,
Mr. and Mrs, Harold Hoi brook,
of Hartford, have moved to this
Wtlma, the little daughter of Mr.
and Mrs. Ira Allen happened to a
very painful accident last Sunday.
While playing with an ax she cut
her toe nearly off. A physician was
culled and several stitches were
tukeu. Sue is improving nicely.
Mrs. A. R. Murton and Mrs. R. D.
Lauterwasser visited Mrs. A. J. Car
All perons having claims against
tbe estate ot William B. lg!uhe:irt,
deceased, will present the sumo to
me at my borne, Centertoyn, Ky., R.
F. D. No. 1, on or before the first
day of May 1922. properly proven.
forever barred; all persons know
ing themselves Indebted to said
Igleheart will please settle same by
This March 29th. 1922.
J. H. IGLEHEART,
Adm'r ot William B. Igleheart dee'd.
BAPTIST CHURtH SERVICES
Rev. Otis Maddox, Baptist MU.Ion
ary from Brasil, will preach tit Hurt
ford Baptist church, WedneiJuy ev
ening at 7:30 p. m. Everybody In
,own u cordlay lnvlte(1 t0 Uar our
brother Epeuk upon our ml.suioi. worn
in the southern republic.
RUSSELL WALKER. IMHtor.
CARD OF THANKS
I desire to express my deepest
thanks to the many friends who so
kindly assisted' In our recent time
of trouble, and bereavement oc-
of casloned by the illness and death of
my beloved wife
A. D. WHITE.
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