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The Stanford Interior Journal
VOL. XXXIX VO. 23.
GARRARD YOUNG MAN
FACES SERIOUS CHARGES
Suit For $35,000 For Breach of
Promise and Betrayal Charge
Against Embry MeWhorter
Kmliry MeWhorter, u member of a
prominent Cliirrunl county family of
tho I'nint Lick seetion, was taken
through hore lull last week, by of
ficers who arrested him in Oklahoma
to face n damage suit for ..'1.",000
for brooch of promise brought
nguinst liim in tbu (Inrruril circuit
court nt Lancaster ngainst him by
Miss Mntloll Iviii. also h member
of ii prominent Garrard fnmily. At
the same time, he iiiiint face an in
dictment ohnrging betrnynl brought
ngninst him, by the present session
i I lie grand jury, so Acting Com
monwealth's Attorney J. S. Owsley
reported here Sunday.
The- nffnir hu created tpiile n
t-riciitinii in Garrard rtiunty, where
oth of the piuties nre so welt
kunwu nml prominent, nml a very
Irani 'fought legal batllu is expected
in both eases. MeWhorter has been
nway from Garrard fur some weeks,
and it is said Hint the officers hud
difficulty in locating him, but a dr
lectivo from Richmond finally foun'l
liim in Oklahoma.
Called By Preachers of City To Dis
cuss Soft Drink Licenses.
The iKibtur of the diffreent
churches of the city have called u
tuusa meeting to be held at the court
house oil Wedtiebdity evening, ilurch
tith, to furnish uu opportunity lor
the iHiuple to express themselves on
the elfort which is being made to
extend the licenses for tho boft drink
Mauds in Stanford, after the now
luw goes i" effect. This was decid
ed upoii lit the Tegular -Monday
meeting of the ministers of tho city.
They uny that all parties, races,
fccxes and deeds are invited to be
present and participate in the dis
cussion. Regarding the discussion of the
ily licenses for the soft drink
.stands, County Attorney Y. S.
Jturch bus given the opinion that u
'ity license to bell nleholie drinks, af-
Jer the new state goes into effect,
, wilt be invalid, and lie say that if
Jlieie i- any effort to tell after the
tnte law becomes effective, jic will
jiroecute under the state law.
And Farm Sold By U. S. Traylor to
George U. Boone.
i Cine S. Tra.vlor Inst week sold tho
Jludderar's Mill property and furui
of 100 acres which goes with it to
George I'. ilooiie, who will oK.'ratt
the null this season. Mr. Tra.vlor
taught this nice pierty from the
estate of the late V. II. Tra.vlor,
and had intended opciuliii th mill
uid fuuu himself as lie is a prac
tical man al both cuds of the game.
He saw a chance to uiale a nic,. lit
tle protu on the deal, and sold to Mr
Itooiie, who h.is been on the look
out for a nice little place like this
for the past few weeks. The price
-was not made public but it is under
s(o.,l iloil Mr. Tiavlor cleaned up
."i00 profit on the transaction.
Far Restricting Playgrwd of Little
Fish of Garrard County.
The little fishes of Garrard coun
ty must have an unrestricted play
ground, whether the good people of
Danville get any water to drink or
r.ut. At !s.M,t this U, coustruc
Jtiou many are putting upon an in
diriment brought in by the present
.-session of the. Garravd grand jury,
which returned a true bill against
the city of Danville, for unneces
sarily and unduly obstructing I)ix
River, without .making proper pro
virion for the passage up nml down
the stream of the fish, for which
this river is so justly famous. The
dam, which the city of Danville built
Is for the purpose of supplying the
'ity with water, ami the trial of tho
ense in the Garrard court at the
next teuii of court in Lancaster will
-undoubtedly create considerable in
terest. If you have trouble in getting rid
of your cold you may know that you
arc not (renting it properly. Thcro
is no reason why a cold should. hang
on for. weeks, find it 'will not if yon
take Chamberlain's Cough Rotne.j
Tor sale by G. L. Penny.
LOVE AT FIRST SIGHT
Culminates In Wedding of Mil's Nan
nle Smith and Arthur Webber
An old-fashioned rase of love nt
fit ft bight, was happily culminated
here last Friday when Miss Nannie
Smith, of thin county uud Arthur
Webber, of Clark Cottnty, Indiana
were married by Rev. J. II. Jones,
pastor of the Hnptist chinch. The
young people had never seen each
other before last Sunday week, just
five days before their marriage.
They met in Louisville, wher,. the
bride was on a visit to friends. Their
courtship was a tpiielc one. nml they
came back here Friday nml were
made one. The bride is the attrac
tive daughter of Ham Smith, of
Rowland section, while the groom is
n popular young Hoosier farmer.
Roth luiVvj good wishes for happi
ness. After n shott visit here, they
will probnhly go to Indiana to make
Holds Inquest Over Young Colored
Girl Drowned In Spring.
Probably the first time a colored
jury has been empauneled in Lincoln
at least in many, many years, hup
iened Sunday afternoon, when Cor
oner George 1. Ilright had a jury
of negroes, hold an inquest over the!
bodv of llessie Thurmond, a young )
coloicd woman, who is believed to
have fallen in a spring on the old
I'enk farm in the West Knd and
drowned Sattinliiy. The jury return
ed ii verdict in nceordalice wit 1 the
facts brought out. Coroner Ilright
summoned the jury because there
were no white men living in the im
mediate yicnage and ho found a ( u, MUuA wc, cnbcd m th(.
inimber of colored householders who he 3 bu .
were well .p.abf.ed to act ... the .case . mnivd m b mr r
I he Ihunnoud vvotnnii is said to . ... ... . "
have boouNi sufferer from fits and, " ..' ,. ,',, ....., ,. , e
,.,.,, . , .. , ,., .Mr. .Matthew ! enrol, formerly of
fell in the siinng wine having a lit. ' c f . , , , . ' '.,.
' ' r .Stanford, but now operator of this
MRS. LILLARD DEAD.
I parties is bis hobby.
Wife of Boyle County Stockman, Mr. Thomas Hutt will move into
Succumbs tl Pneumonia Ibis handsome dwelling just complet-
led on Rurch street the first of next
Many local friends were grieved week,
last week to learn of the death Fri-I Mr. Clde Morgan is learning
day at Danville of Mrs. Mary Rurke telegraphy at the depot and we pre
Lillnid. wife of '. II. Lilian!, tho diet a bright luture lor this young
well known cattle mini. She hfld hern man.
ill of pneumonia only a sohrt lime, j Jr. Mack fisher, of Stanford
bhe was 40 years of age and was
born in Iloyle county. Sh0 is stir-j
vivcil o.v a uitsliaml. two soils, .lleil
aged 1'J and William aged f, 4ier fa
ther, Dr. V. It. ltnrke. five brothers
Y. It. Iluike, dr.. of I'lestoiibnrg.
Ky., T. II. Ilurke. of Lexington. Rob.
ert and Collins of I to vie. Ililrdiu of
Ilir.ninuhaiii, Ala., four si-tci.-, Mrs.
F. . Millspaugh, Iliriuingham, Ala.,
Mr. KolK'i't Harris, Atlanta, On.,
Mrs. A. G. Miilit.iiii. and Miss Nel-li-
r.'irke of, Dallas, Ti-Xfl-.
Mrs. Lilian! was a consistent
meiiiber of the Christian church, nil
cllimisiasii,. im-iiilior ot tlio Woman s
( Iiristian lemperauee ruiou, ami
taught a large class in the Sunday
CAN YOU ASK MORE?
Your Money Back f the Asking.
You Promise Nothing
We ate so confident that we can
furnish relief for indigestion und 'hern every success in their new
dyspepsia thnt we promise to sup- home.
piy the medicine free of all cost to Mi Anna, Warren, of Stanford,
every one who uses it according to who has been visiting her sistr,
directions who is not perfectly satis- Mr. (.'. F. Gan.ett, returned hnm
lied with the results. We exact no Sunday accompanied by her father,
promises nnd put no one under ny I Mrs. J. D. Catliu who has 'been
obligation whntevor. Surely notii- visiting her parents at Hrumfield
imj could be fnirer. We nre local- returned home Sunday,
ed right here where you live, and Noah Vanhook nud- Roscf.o Rog
our reputniion should ho sufficient ors the latter better known us "Hee
nssuriince of the genuineness of our Lick", ihade a flying trip to Broil
Offor. head and Stanford Inst week. Dnr-
WV want everyone who is troubled ,ug their journey "lleo Lick" lost his
with indigestion or dyspepsia in nny father's best lint.
foim to come to our More and buy
n box or Rexull Dyspepsia Tablet. MORGAN BUYS OUT DUNCAN
Take (hem home, nnd give them a
lensonnble. trial, neeirtdiiig to dir-' hate Moi-gan, the ikipular RDI
ections, If they don't please you, Jedgeville merchant and miller, who
tell us nnd we will quickly return recently sold out his place there to
your money. They have' it very In. Mner, is coining closer to Stun
inild but pnVitiVi,iM'ion upon tlieor-'ford to live. Last week ho bought
gans with which they come in con- the faun and stoie of Y. M. Duncan,
tnct, apparently noting ns n re'gii-iOii tho Somerset pike, nbout four
lntivo tonic upon the relaxed mnsou. imilos from Stanford and will take
lar ront of the bowel, thus ovncom-) possesf-fou at once. !Mr. Morgan
intr weakness, nnd niding to restore paid $.1,000 for the outfit it is un
the bowels Io more vigorous nnd derstood. This is one of (he best
healthy nctivity. Three sizes, 25c, j known litlle stoics in (he county,
fiOo nnd $1. Remember, von ran nnd Mr. Morgan will push (he busi-
oblnin Rexnll Remedies only ut our
store (he Rexnll Store, Penny's
Drug Store. '
TO OPEN UP A NEW
United Clothing Stores To Open Up
In Stanford at Popular Corner
Within Few Days.
Messrs. F.. II. N.irmnn, of St.
Louis, and Luther Viviou, of Hnr
rodsburg, were in Stanford last Fri
day making preparations for the op
ening of the new clothing and gents'
furnishing goods store which will be
ciiablished in Stanford in the Ilock
er stoicrooiu at the corner of Main
and Lancaster streets. Shipping in
of n large stock of goods will begin
this week, and formal announcement
of the opcuini; of the big store w''
be made in Friday's issue of the I. J.
Mr. T. I). Raney, one of the best
known salesmen in this section of
the stale, has been appointed local
manager of the big store, which will
be oe among n chain of stores
operated by the Tinted Clothing
Stores Company, with headquarters
in St. Louis. Ily their method of
operation and mnungeiuent, the sys
tem of stores is enabled to buv good.
in guat volume, it is stnted,' mid is
jthus enabled to sell to the Customer
jat a figure not ordinarily found in
Mr. Mocker has had his storeroom
completely tcuovutcil and up-to-date
fixtures installed, and w-ith the
high ipiality stock which the man
agement proposes to install, this
promises to b0 one of the nicest os-
I tnb!ishineti(s of the kind in this pait
of the state.
The olficiuls of the L. & N., Rail
road company came tluough our
tltitl'iiii. littli niti 'I'littrwil. mitl
I place, is getting very popular with
(the fair sex of this city. Going to
btill hangs around onr little city on
Sundays. Perhaps one of the young
ladies is driving liim to this. No
Miss 1'cail Collier went to Louis
ville Thursday to visit her brother
of that city.
I'm!. G. R. Kvejctt, was in Louis,
ville the latter part of the week on
Mr. and Mrs. 1 L. Sanders and
Miss Kate Melviu autocd to llu-tou-ville
Mr. Hubert Collier and Mr. Isaac
V. Callin drove to Preacher-viHe
;yumv to ,lttcml Sundav school
Mrs. J. 11. Collier who has been
visiting hev son in Ioiiisville, re
Mr. J. J. Tateni is in Louisville
J. S. Harris and family, Houston
Wilson and family and R. M. Gray
son left WVdiiesdny for Oakdale,
Washington. We regret very much
I" " tnet iieople up, but wish
He-s for nil it is worth. He nml ,
Ids popular family will be heartily,
welcomed to lliis end of the county.
STANFORD LINCOLN COUNTY, KEN'TUCKV. TTKSDAY, MAIICH 11), J012
I PRISON COMMISSIONERS
"FIRE" CAPT. GENTRY
Because Senator Hubble Would Not
vote to Keep mem in uiticc
It is Charged.
News was received here this week
from Frankfort that dipt. Robert tor of the gasoline lighting system
R. Gentry, of Lincoln county, has in the soft drink stand of J. M. Mc
bciit discharged its n guard nt the Carty's on Depot street, set firo to
Frankfort penitentiary, where he hns the wilding about tl o'clock Saturday
been on the warden's staff for many night, ami before the flames could
jears. Capt. Gentry's bend "came be extinguished, the entire building
off it is said, because Senator It. L. had been gutted and the entire stock
Hubble, of this county, refused to of goods destroyed. Rut for tho
vote to retnin Eli,H. Drown and Ifnr. hard work of the volunteer firemen
vey McCiitchen on the Hoard of , the Gentry milliner' store next door,
Prison Commissioners, when the new (owned by the wife of George V.
prison bonrd bill recently cijme up,Oentry, the colored revenue man,
in the senate.
Senator Hubble was a strong ntMAcoy, just above it, would have been
ministration man, nml would not id
low the present prison commission'
ers to control him, so that they get
their revenge by dismissing Cnpt.
Gentry, who had originally been np
pointed io his place by Senator Hub
Capt. Gentry has made n splendid
record as guard, at Frankfort, it is
said, ami his fiieuds will make n
strong effort to have him renppoint.
ed when Gov. McCrenry names the
new Prison Hoard in June, when the
new law goes into effect. Under the
new law, the guards enn only be re
moved feu cause, mid lire lint sub
ject In the whim of some politician.
Six other guards nt the penitentiary
were discharged at the snme time as
WHO'S HE TALKING ABOUT?
Mt. Vernon Editor Doesn't Like Be
ing Put in Eleventh
Kditor Albright of the Mt. Vcrnrtn
Signal, has this hot shot upon Rock
castle county, being pufc into, the
Eleventh Congressional district :
"It enme nt last. Roekentle was
kicked into the Eleventh am that
is nil there is to it. We nre t lies'?
nnd there is no ue to cry over
"spilt milk''. We did not want to
go nnd it is very doubtful whether
we will ever become very well satis
fied in our new location, but we
shall try to make the best of it.
We hnvp one consolation and that i
whenever we meet nn Eleventh dis
trict democrat, we know ho is tine
blue, n democrat from principle and
that his vott. is not for sale. That
is more than can bo said of some
scoundrels who call themselves law
niakeis nnd took an active part in
hnving Rockcastle put out."
Tho marriage of Lubnu Kirk and
Miss Mollie MeWhorter was u sur
prise to their many friends.
M. K. Ross and Luther Fish have
gone to Hot Springs, Arkansas,
for a much needed rest.
Joe McCoiniuck hail a valuable
milch cow to get hint by un L. & N.
W. T. King of Lowell, has sold hi11
farm of V22 acres to a Mr. Cluik of
Clay county, for ij-1 1,000; posses
sion given at once.
The Fanners' Cnion have opened a
general merchandise store at Lowell,
the rival town of Paint Lick und
has Speed Letlford as general man
ager and Miss Hottio Spratt as ns
sistimi clerk. The farmers, on' ac
count of the cost of high living,
have decided to organize against
(rusts nnd buy direct from the pro
ducer. Miss Ida Hurt has opened her
spring school with about 1!0 pupils.
I). W. Terrill, of the boom town
of Jenkins, Kentucky has been
visiting friends here ami was in Lan
caster to see his brother and best
Woods Walker ami mother my the
Inrgest producers of tobacto in Gar.
mid county.- They delivered six
wagon loads to the Richmond mar
ket a few days ago, selling the same
io Churl fV Hrnml.Milnm.
E. L. Woods has bought the store,
- -- '-eT
house now occupied by Wood, &
Treadvvuy for about seven thousand
dollars. The firm will not build as
Fannie Lee Wallace and brother
Jewell Wallace will celebrate their
birthdays jointly next Wednesday
Mnrch 'JOlh. In connection with tho
birthday, Fannie will have a "doll
wedding". The bride nnd groom will
be handsomely d.csscd nnd the little
folks ure looking forward to much
fun find idensuro.
Three convicts murdered. the win
den nml two assistants at tiie re-
braskii State prison and are still ut
McCARTY'S SOFT DRINK
STAND GUTTED BY FIRE
Prompt Work of Fire Laddies All
i mat savea two Adjoining
Houses A Heavy Blow
The explosion of tho gas cencrn-
nml the soft drink stand of J. W.
destroyed. As it was the inillincrv
slor,. vns slightly damaged, but it
was amply protected in the Henry
''ny Fire Insurance Comp.iny, ro
presented by R. M. New-land bete.
Mr. McCnrly made heroic efforts
to stop (he blac. when the generator
first exploded and binned up sever
al overcoats in fighting the fire. All
who were in the place at the time,
sought safety in flight when they
snvv the size of the blaze except Mr.
McCnrly, and Jailor Dink Fanner,
who happened to bo thoie nt the time
and did what he could to keep tho
(huncs from spending, but without
nvnil. It took some little time to
get the ho-e playing on tho flnmc,
hut n powerful pressure wns given
once it was put to working nnd the
hlne wns held to the one building.
Mr. McCnrty's Io. is almost com.
plcte. Re carried $750 insurance
with companies represented by J. D.
Weareii, which lie says will not near
ly cover his Iose, so thnt the blow
is n particularly heavy one to him.
The building he occupied is owned
by the o-tato of the late R. G. .Tones
and nbout $300 insurance wns car
ried on it. It is not a total loss,
Just lemoiiibor thnt J. D. Wenron,
the Insurance Mnn. of Stanfoid,
keeps you protected both day and
night, m bis splendid companies.
Hotter see him now.
JUDGE KILLED ON BENCH
Band of Desperadoes Shoot All
Court Officers to Death.
Hillsville. Vu.. March 14. Rising
from their seats just as n verdict of
"guilty" had beo'i pronounced
against their loador, twenty mem
bers of the notorious "Allen gang"
of Cm roll county last Thursday
poured n fusillade of rifle and re-
Ivolver- shofs at the couijt in the
Hillsville, v a., courthouse, killing
Jud'.'P Thornton L. Massie, William
Foster, the Commonwealth's Attor
ney: Sheriff L. F. Webb, James
Douglas mid J. II. Rhinkeiiship,
The Aliens, including the prisoner
and their friends, after tho killing
of the .sheriff, hacked slowly out ot
the courthouse, holding all would
be ptirsiieis in check at the point of
revolvers. Once outside, they made
a dash for the mountains on horse
back. A posse of citizens soon was
in pursuit, nnd reports soon reach
ed here that Floyd Allen bad. been
sirioiisy wounded in a sort of pitch
ed battle which was fouglit. .with the I
The village was thrown into n fer-
moiit. The wiping out of the law
officers left nf fairs in the hands
of untrained citizens, but nearly ev
ery man in this section of the conn- i
ty joined in the hunt. I
Hie. nroiners una tueir lrieuus
must have been well nmied. for it
seemed to spectators who escaped j
from tint bloody coirt room that
fullv one hundred shots were fired, i
In tin tirst tusillade several jurors
had been wounded. Illaiikeiiship fa
tnllv. Sheriff Webb, whipping out
his t.vvii weapon, made for the pris- j
"Mii ( jt'iiii.i 4ii r riiMM
oner, who iiuu joioeii ill me snoot
ing. with an oath and declaration
that ho would . never go to jail, but j
the officer was stopped by a perfect
hail of loud mid crumpled into a life
los, heap on the door.
As soon as Governor Mann wnR
.notified this morning of (he outbreak
n Hillsville he oidoreil eonmnnios
f State trop, from Roanoke nnd I
.Lynchburg It) (he soeno nnd nffeied
..sl.000 lewartbfor tho onpture of the
Floyd Allen, (ho mnn on Iriul. has
.lnfliwl (tin Purrntl nnnnlv nnllinit.
(io for years, ITo was known as w'
"bud 'man" nm. commanded n law-
less elomeitt of gun fighters, who nt
times held (he cojnnuinity in n icign
CHEST CRUSHED IN
Lincoln County Youna Man Sus -
tain Injury on Railway.
11. 0. Goochro the East End, re
turned home last week, from n low.
ital in Lexington, where lie hiuli
uecn uiiiier treatment lor scv'ernl
weeks as n result of a rnther seri
ous accident ho sustained while
working on an L. & N.. crow nlmvn
Jackson. Mr, Gooch was coupling
n crano to a car of coul, when in
some manner, the coupling slipped,
and he was pinned in between them.
His chest was severely mashed in,
and U seems a miracle that the life
was not crushed out of him. He
wns released in uu unconscious con.
tlition und tnkcii immediately lo (ho
hospital at Lexington for' medical
attention. Although sufficiently re
covered to leave the hospital, ho is
still very sore about thL. chest, and
will be tumble to rodirn to work for
some time. He is visit im. rein tit-no
nround Crab Orchard until I,,. ,h.
n complete recovery.
INSPECT LOUISVILLE SCHOOLS
Delegation of Local Teachers Also
See Shakespearean Plays.
The teachers of tho Stnnfr,i fit..
Schools filled with a desire to keep
abreast of nil educational process
visited the schools of Louisville" last
Friday to see methods of i.ntructioi.
system of work nml tU to t...
the betterment of the local school.
All but two of the regular teaching
force went on the trip. In t!. ,..
ty were: Supt. J. W. Ireland. Prof.
0. E. Kemper, Miss Claudia Eaton.
8th grade, Mis .Margaret Hopper,
till grade. Miss Martha Homm-l nil.
grade, Miss Jennie NWInn.i i...i
grade, Mrs. If. r. Pi,iii:,' n,i
grade, and Miss Annie MeKiimey.
1st prndc nnd primary.
A large number o'f (own people
went also in order to see the Shakes
pearean plays by Sothern and Mar
lowe on Friday night and Saturday.
Among (hose who enjoved (he trip
were Iw. J. H. Px(on. nnd dniigh
or Jenn, Mrs-. If. j. MeRobert.
Miss Mattie Pnxton, Miss Belle
Denny, Mrs. Will Givens, Mrs. Wal
ler S. Deiihnm and Mrs. Bessie H,ir.
din. Of the school pupils the fol-
iug went: Harris Coleman, Wil
liam McCartv. Tlumms r.,i.. ,
Joan Puxton. also Misses ni-.
nnd North from Ilustonville.
DR. R. L. WILLIS
Succeeds Dr. Dick as Head of Keeley
At Crab Orchard
Announcement has just been made
by the management of the famous
Crab Orchard Springs that Dr. R. L.
Willis, recently head of the Eastern
Asylum t Lexington, has been ap
pointed ns head "if the Keeley Insti
tute department at the Spi-iiiys. I)r
Willis succeed Dr. E. G. Dick, who
for over '20 years, hns been associat
ed with the Keeley. nnd who has re
signed to take charge of n snni
tnriuin in Louisville, it is understood.
Dr. Willi, is n brother of Mimn.r...
Jos. Willi, of the Springs, nnd has
a splendid lepiitation in his profes.
Chnrlie Privett has returned bom..
from Bioomington, Ind.
Miss Lnura Privett is still on the
Miss Stella Wall has been visit
ing her aunt, Mrs. A. J. Dunlap, at
Miss Daisy Sims snent Y1iip,.
day with Miss Cluster Padgett.
.Mr. Cross will move to Mr. H. II.
Padgett's place soon.
Mr. nnd Mrs. Armstrong Todd
and Floyd Sims have been risitinir
til Glm-il Iilirl'.
Charlie Privett and sister Rosetla
Willi tllAIM .l.kllwtll
- - -.... ...... lll., t ir.-li, 1
Misses Cluster nnd Raferda Pad-
Miss Amu Leach is on the sick-
list nt this writiinr.
Mr. Lloyd Sims has gone back lo
t. .. , .. ...
Danville. Ho has been visiting here,
Padgett and Prather Lloyd have Mrs. Corn Todd is with her moth
gone to Somerset on business. er for a few days and will" join hee
Mi-s Raferda Padgett is clerking hushrtbd in Danville whcie they will
for her father in his stole. make their future home.
Don't be sin prised if you bear of Mr. Dale is visiting bis friends at'
tho wedding hell, ringing at this lit- Corinth.
tie village soon.
Miss Daisy Sims is keeping house
for her father while hor siMer, Pol.
lie is at the city of Wiiyuesburg.
Mrs. Dave Hicks will move back
to (his place the last -of this month,
i.nrrcspomiciii iiijmi. aiorinu, we
dui-e'jotfto-guess wlio -t lit-wedding-
bolls will rimr for.
Tl KHUAY.s AND FRIDAYS.
PAY HIGH TRIBUTE TO
! THE,R DEPARTING CHIEF
Employes of Local Telephone Office
Tell ot Splendid Work Done
Here By H. C. Wray.
So true is Hint old saying you
never miss the water 'til the well
runs dr. Writing in n general way
to cover us much ol tho subject as
possible, with a small amount of
space ut our disposal, we tho em
ployes of the East Tennessee Tele
phone Company take this method in
c-xjii cssing to the public our senti
ments in regards to our over fuith-
ful mnnuger, II. C. Wra. No man.
in the state of Kentucky has built
it greater reputation nor one based
upon u more solid foumlutiuu than
bus our manager, Mr. Wray.
Mi. Wruy was born in Lincoln
oiiiitv this state, uud became in
terested in tho telephone business
at uu early age. lie took the tuuu
iigement of the first exchange in
Stanford some i4 years ago, which
was then an iiifunt business, and in
it short space of time so thoroughly
grasped the merits of the proposi
tion and so well handled Ins little
district that now receives in return
for his earnest and faithful service
ior. bb eurllebt. a"tl J?11""1 bWUce
ql"te " I',"m1.no"' Mr ,Ura'. l'
"T'r ,,M! ."i' t0, T '
bu,h lor himself nd his company,
and has popularized the service in
his oxeliange .Ho Iius literally work
ed up from the ranks und owes notU
iug to tavoritism or influence. He is
u believer in the widest publicity
uud the ideal to which he has al
ways worked, is perfect service.
rtuiuruuy, in mis worm oi imper
fect neonle. he will never attaiu his
ideal, but, at least, he does all that
any man could do in tnat direction,
and no employe of his office is al
lowed to bo other than absolutely i
courteous and from his teachings,,
we find that courtesy pays big divi
dends. Jt never makes nny ds,ess
ments, but will shove u lot of rough
locks out of your pathway ami dull
the sting of many u sharp word. It
will not bow your shouldeis with
weight, nor cause you to miss any
trains, it is the soft answer that
will turn away wrath and many
times prevent ou siifering the
humiliation of having your ''block
knocked off," and will keep down a
lot of dust in your highway uud
cause the neighbors to cast (heir
voles for you.
It does not make niiv differeuce
in which unule Mi. Wruv is iudzed
he is one among (he best. The busi
ness entrusted to him has been serv.
ed with fidelity and has prospered.
In his personal relations he is oue
of the most Kindly of men. He has
an iirmv of friends, measured, it
may be said, by his acquaintances.
As a citizen he sets uu example of
L'ood citizenship. II.. stands for
'good morals, for honest public ser
vice, tor justice us between man and
man. Commencing busiues, life in
this mniiucr. he has woiked out re
sult., that to both a physical aiid
mental L'ianl reflect credit on him
self, und the great corporation of
wlueli be is an employe.
In addition to his nromiuence in
the telephone field, he takes a great
part in public attuiis. tie is popu
lar in both the business and social
world uud his pleasant personality
has won him a wi'de circle ot. friends
We regret to suy that Mr. Wray
the genial telephone manager, has
left us: in other words, was liromot-
Jed to a better position which demon -
sinueti ins auiiiiy us a goon tele
phone man. While we regrefvery
much to lose him, there is u rejoic-
ing compensation in the knowledge
that he has betteretUhimself.
Mrs. Ealy. Chief 0K-rator; Geo. .
Rurdcittec, Lineman; Kate Waters,
Toll Operator: Annie Cabbell. Nisrht
Chief; Georgia Cabbell, Relief Oper-
Mr. Lloyd Sim, has returned to
Danville after bein' confined to Ids
'IIIXIIL l'Vt Will,, Wilt till
loom with a sprained back.
Miss Annie Dale will give a imrtv
in honor of her guest, Jlr. Elmer
Everybody in Wavnesburg k re-
joieiug over putting the soft drink
stands out of tho dry territory. 8
want ino worK ot the good weum '
will tlo. I say let every boVy jje
work. ' - .
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