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February 12, 1020
East Kentucky Correspondence
News You Get Nowhere Else
No correiondf nf e puhllihnl unl?M tron! In full by Ih writer. Th namt
It not for publication, but An trldtnce of rood faith. Writ plainly.
Jackson County News
County, wwo visiting at n. 0. Car
nollus' Inst week. Robert, tholhroo
vi'nr olil son of Lenndrew Gabbard,
JACKSON COUNTY died Sunday morning of dropsy.
Sand Gap Hp and the. baby of Robert Howard
Sand Gap, Jan. .11. Health condl-; will bo buried in Uio Gabbard Como-
lions are very good, considering Uio lory tomorrow. Adam Prlco is suf.
weather. Great transactions nro faring with rlioumatism and a soro
taking jilaco In real eslalo business hnmL Horn recently fa Mr. and
here. Wm. Gny has sold liis farm Mr. Horace Horn, a girl. - Willi"
to Dr. J. B. Settle, and has bought a Gabbard has two children who aro
LINCOLN THE "MOST SCULPTURED MAN."
Lincoln has been the subject of more
heroic statues than any other American.
On this page are reproduced five
of the most prominent examples.
farm at Snnd Springs, whoro ho ex.
peels soon to move. Horaco Dur
ham has sold his farm to Elmer
Clemmons, (holding possession until
flick with measles.
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.lames- Alumbaugh has rea. has bought tho famous trotting
sold bis farm to Claronco Harrison ' horse, "Midnight," of Wm. Daker of
and bought a farm of Geo. Powell, (his place. This horso won at Bond,
on Chestnut nat other changes:: Brodhead and Ml. Vernon fairs.
Mr. Willie Dougherty has changed
the name of Miss Dcssie Johnson to
Mrs. Bessie Dougherty; Mr. Georgo
Felly has changed tho namo of Miss
Sarah Brockmanlo Mrs. Sarah Fel
ly; arid Mr. Johnson, of Panola, Ky..
Travelers Rest, Feb. 2. John
Bolner's family arc nil down with
tin. hut none of them are in dansrcr
has changed the namo of Miss Bertha sn faiv-Mr. Fox, brother of Mrs.
Recce to Mrs. Bertha Johnson. Mrs.
Dougherty is n progressive school
teacher, of this place, and is tho only
daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Lewis
Johnson. Tho three pairs have our
best wishes. J. R. Durham, who quit
Bolner, came in from Michigan.
Rev. 0. S. Walson, of Boonoville,
filled his regular appointment hero
Saturday and- Sunday. Harvey
Bcrknelt has recently moved from
H. G. Smith's property, on Sturgeon,
hid school on account of having l0 tT, Matilda Wilson's farm, near
grippe, is ablo to be out again, and Travelers Rest. Aunt Pop Smith is
Mrs. J. R. Durham is very poorly i planning lo move to Tom Cecil's
with cold or grippe. Tho remains 1 properly, next door to F. F. McCol
of Mrs. Ida Collingsworth woro im.-F. F. McCollum went to Rich
brought here for interment in thonlon,t Thursday nnd will return
family cemetery, ,last week. Her I Tuesday of Ibis week.-Rev. G. S.
many lnenns wore greatly snocKed , Walson. Mrs. James Childs. Misses
JACKSON COUNTY BANK
Report ol the condition of The Jckon County Hank, doing business
at the town of McKec, County or Jackson, Slate of Kentucky, at the close
of business on the jotli day of January, iojo:
Loans and Discounts .-
Overdraft, seemed and unsecured
Stocks, Il'Oids anil ntlicr Secnritin . . ,
Due Irtun (lank
Cub on haniL
Checks and oilier cash items . . .'
. . 15.1170. 18
. . i5.980.OJ
Hanking llnuSo, Furniture ami Fixttirus 1,600.00
T,,T' - $ji 6,858.98
( aptial Stock mid In, in cash , $15,000.00
Surplus Fund , S;eoo.o
I ntlividcd Profits, loss vc!tios mid taxos paid I 1.161.88
Di posits subject to chuck 4 $nj,4t)(i. 10 '
I urn-Debits ,x, 50,000.00
Other I.iabilitius not included miliar any oi above bends .... joo 00
Slate ol Kentucky, County ol Juckton, .SW.
We, I). , (. Collier and J. R. Hays, 1're.Milent and Cashier of the
ai ove named hank, do solemnly swear that the above statement is true to
tin Dent ol our knowledge and bulicf.
, 1). G Collier, President
J. R. Hays, Cashier '
Subscribed and sworn to before me this 9th day of February, 192a
R. AI. Ward, Clerk Jackson County Court
lly John Fowler, 1). C
Masterpiece of St
Gaudens In Lin.
coin Park, Chicago.
lo learn of her death. She with tho
rest of her family, bad gono lo Day
Ion, Ohio lo work this winter, ex-
Grace and Relhel Cecil, Mrs. E. E.
MrCollum and Kenneth McCollum
were dinner Bursts of Ellznbclh
peeling to return in the, spring.i Homphill, Sundav C. D. Brewer.
She leaves n husband, seven cbil-inr nig Cre-'c and Richmond, called
dren, and many relatives. She was,),, P0 bis sister Mrs. E F Md". '
a daughter of Mr. and Mrs. "Babo" m Wednesday ' and Thursdav, on
Sloan. Mrs. D. J. Durham, who has j, war to Mamay. where he was
been poorly for some time, is slowly .i3ving nme truncars loaded 'or
improving. 1 lrnr.;.i-ri.-il.nn to nlir Creel.- In ,kp
n hauling stavrs.
Clover Bottom, Feb. 8. We aro
sorry to hear of tho death of Nettiol
in school when sho took the measles
and was taken to the College Hos
pital. Death followed in two weeks.
Netlio was a girl that was loved by
Sroville. February I. The Holv
She was at Berea ' Roller meeting, which began at (he'
Statue at Rochester, N. Y
Considered Masterpiece of
FATE AND LINCOLN
The Criticized Cln.
By George Barnard.
Nearly n century nnd n half ago n
father working In tils field In n Ken
tucky clearing wns sliot nnil killed by
Indians. Ills three sons were with
him. The oldest run to the house an!
reaehed It unharmed. Tlie neit In nee
run Ih nnnther direction for the near
est settlement. The youngest, n boy
of six. wns seized by one of the at
tackers. When the oldest boy looked out.
lifter barring the door, he saw hix
brother In the grasp of on Indian. He
look down the family musket, ntraed
Ihrouch nn opening nnd shot the In
dian dead. Ttie boy, released, made
his wny to the houe. In n few hour
n rescuing party from the settlement
drove the rnlders nwny.
The slx-yenr-old. boy was Thomas
Rail Lincoln. He became the fattier of The
Buck Creek Graded school hmi'
last Monday night n week ago, is1 Lincoln ac
continuing mis week-. Messrs. Alex SDlltter. By An. Abraham Lincoln...
iwoiey and Clayton Howland . left ' drew O'Connor Thirty-two yejirs later tws
Sunday. Andy Homisholl is quite
ill Jnttrlp Creoeh. who has been
isiting at J. H. Creech's for Uio
past few weeks, has returned to
bis homo nt Evarts.-Mr. and Mrs.
Calloway Hounshcll end son, Her
, berl, visited J. B. Creech's Sunday.
Mr. nnd Mrs. A.. I,. Davis visllod
Mr. and Mrs. John Davis Sunday.
Brynnlsvllle, Fob. 9. Mrs
Hlue l.iek, February . J. 0. Leh
man, our ofllcient editor of Tho
Citizen, favored tho pcoplo of this
section with his presence, Sunday,
February H, and dollvcrcd a moat
excellent discourse. On account of
nn unavoidable delay, ho arrived bo-
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j. 1 I iiiik hiikj nut, muai ui kiiu cruwu,
Hulelt and prclly litlio daughter,' ""'I Uil",r r; '""1 '"jpcrsd.
Mary Elizabeth, aro visiting Mr. nnd 1 W" lrUsl',u wi" como "f '? "T"
' Mrs. Will Hurl nt Paint Llck.-Mrs.1 -Ma"y' our corrcspontlcnto who
Bell McKelcbnlo who has heen vcrv: "avp not Leon nblo lo visit ho print
sick for several weeks Is able to bV n offl? r vUualUo ho throb
. out again-Alfred Swope Ml from a' RC ?'ljr ,f 11 9'ns' f T.h
load of tobacco last week nnd cut ilizcn ,ifo aml ork' cannot reaI,lfl
h.s chin, very badly. Three stitches !ow mn.y , ,,L0)1?10 nro nt work for
ha.l to he taken lo close the wound. llV'"k'n "'? Pws undir tho
a oiijfui ioiuii, duiu uuu uu.
coin. By O'Con-nor.
ovorybody. She was a erood Chpia.llast Sunday for Cincinnati. Ohio. chums, were strolling along Knob
tian, joinng tho Church last sum-'The Rev. T. F. Hale allended church ' crcek Hardin county. Kentucky. The younger, only seven years old. at
mcr at Kirby Knob. Sho hart hf.nlnt Heidelbertr last SundayMr. and' .ten.,,'.tfd .,0. .8wln.s h!msplf "vcr the on n rcnmore tree. Midway be
a true and faithful Christian. Sho 1 M TS- Charles Pclers and chi!drn
I L . I . - 1 . ..!-!!! l I 1 1 I
icatca u miner, moiner. Several I uitii hsiuiik HIS iauier anu 1 the r rnnntrv
brothers and sisters, and a host of'hrothers on White Oak. Sanford The bby he rescued was Abraham Lincoln.
friends. Her body was laid to rest I Rowland, who has been to Indiana' Twice death was chented that America might be saved. It was chance,
in tho Kirby Knob burying ground.) looking for n farm, relumed hom"'or mnethlng else. Most Americans prefer to believe It was something
Our loss was Heaven's gain Born. ' '-ast Tuesday. He had the misfor-' .Minneapolis Tribune.
lost nis Hold and fell In. The other rescued him. The rescuer's nnme wns
Gallagher, nnd but few men have been privileged to perform equal service for
Miss Helen Williams was on tho
sick list last week. Thero aro sev
eral cnse.s of flu In our neighbor
hood, but tho school has not closed
, yel. John N'ecly Shoarcr. of Jcssa
Imiiin County, visited In this neigh
borhood, Sunday. Floyd Curtis
bought of Ben Coins a nlcp saddle
(horse; prlco $185. Mr. and Mrs.
1 Russel Brown aro rejoicing over the
1 arrival of a seven-pound girl on tho
I Cth of this month Luther Hagar
I and wifo havo heen very sick with
1111. .-tusses i.uena iwonn, Kmma
nnd Lillian Pierce wcro Lancaster
to Mr. nnd Mrs. Melvin Azbill. a few
days ago, a fine girl. Her namo is
Opal Born, to Mr. and Mrs. Win
fred Van Winkle, a girl. Her name
is Ruby Goldie Undo Steve A
brams is very low at this writing
Mr. and Mrs. Bob Abrams and son,
Clinton, aro very low with the flu
Mrs. John Witt is very low at this
writing with tho flu Miss Lizzio
Powell lias returned hjpma from
Berea School H. N. Dean sold a
flno Jcrsoy cow to Tom Click a few
days ago Old Un,cIo Howarl Wil
liams spent Sunday, the 8th. with
H. N. Dean, and seemed to have
a good time.
i " Parrot
Parrot, February 8. Some of the)
Tanners aro beginning lo prepare
for another crop. We think it will
bo something besido tobacco, as a
majority of the people who raisod
tobacco for tho market havo re
ceived unreasonably low pricos.
A double wedding nccured at A. B.
Gabbard's on January 31, when his
daughter, Bertha, was married to
Matthew Bcrch, and sister, Oma, to
Larkin Cornett Ben Holt and Mar
tha Ellen Price, both of this place,
woro married on February 1. May
their lives be long and prosperous.
Since our last writing, Undo Dan
Parker, a Civil War veteran, died
at his son, Clark's homo, lie was
buried in Pea-Nile cemetery W.
B. Inman, another old soldier, died
February 5. He was eighty-two
years old. He was taken to Laurel
County for burial. Frank and
tune of falling on the ice and break
ing one bone in his arm while (here.
He will return to Indiana next Mon.
day Mrs. Elizabeth Scovllle, of
Hoattyville, was visiting in this vi
cinity last Saturday and Sunday
Miss Maudo Mclntyro entered tho
E.K.S.N. at Richmond January 26.
Mrs. Bascom Dooley has been
very sick Tho measles aro raging
near hero and aro hurting very bad.
Ray Mainous and son, of Kingston,
havo been visiting relatives at this
rtirato and perfectly adapted lo
practical uso for tho uplift of your
homes. Let every one subscribo for
Tho Citizen Mrs. L. K. Flannory
has been quite sick for several day
with Uio grippe. Edward, tho In
fant non of Hobart and Fairy
Powell, has been sick but is boiler.
Tho familiar calls of tho plow
man, "Geo, Whoa. Haw I" aro heard
now, early and late, echoing ovor
tho leas as tho farmer is intent
with plow and team, turning the
soil, preparatory of crops Tho
visitors Saturday. -Miss Margaret freal ill"8i0" tobacco Industry,
Earncslville, February 9. John
Dunn nnd Mrs. Ncttio Lynch wore
married Friday evoning, B. G. Bow
man officiating. Wo wish them
much success and happiness Mr.
and Mrs. Floyd Maroum left Sat
urday for Pennsylvania, whero they
will mako their home Beckham
Mcintosh went to Hamilton, Ohio,
,to work. C. T. Gabbard nnd Hubert
(Fianery havo been swapping horses.
Misses FloranCo Nowman and
Bertio Brandenburg aro tho guests
of Mrs. Sarah Bowman Miss Ha
Bowman Is slaying with Mr. and
Mrs. Jordncss at Ravenna Mrs.
Malinda Jackson has been visiting
her daughter, Mrs. Mart Moore, for
the past week Mrs. Joseph Tread
way went to Lexington to see her
husband, who is very ill Harrison
Turner has moved on B. G. Bow
man's farm. Sidney Caudoll, tho
travelling salesman, has been sick
tho past week. Walker Young, who
has been attending school at Berea,
havo been holding a protracted
meeting nt Neelmorc. Miss Ruby
Venable had n birthday parly last
Conkling, Fob. 7 Born, to Mr.
and Mrs. Palmor Carroll, on Febru
ary . a daughter, named Nova.
Tho body of W. P. Clem, who died
at Akron. 0., was brought back here
is nrousing Interest and enthusing
farmers with an inconlivo to ro
doublo thoir activities in that di
rection. Herein is an apt illustra
tion of tho old proverb: "Of two
evils, chooso tho least." Whiskoy
is gone world-wilhout-ond, but it
Crouschorn returned home from Be
rea College last week S. W. Hal
comb Is furnishing electric lights
Clay City, and purchased a small . from his garage to Noah Marsce's
truck farm near Carlisle, Ohio, 'store and dwelling house. These
whero ho and his family will move lights aro a great benefit to our
in Ibe snrinir. C M. Arrive!!, hns re- ' town. M. John Tlri-nnf ,-hn
turned to Danvers. 111., after a visit 1 derwent an onerallon last week ntlot remains 'r Kreat rovolu
with relatives hero James I. Mlze,' a Richmond hospital, Is reported ' .on, over"lrw Tobaoco.
clerk for G. W. Bush, our local some heller nt this writing Roo' ;?. "opo ,0 800 tho day, when this
merchant, has accepted a position Montgomery, who has been sick for' 1 ,y' nauscaUnS Product will be
with' Curtis & Stephens, general tho past monlh, died Sunday mora-1 ,lcaV;,1 ,m lho carlh 11 ls
merchandise, at Winchester, and , ing nt six o'clock. Ho leaves a wlfo'n" 1 . 1 ,0 11,0 Creatr to uso the
ha irnnn Hiern lo live Williams nnil several children nnd irrnnd. ,a" ,0r sucn an Oliering. 110
and Pitzcn, road contractors, have children to mourn his loss. Funer-
Hager Burnham, of Rockcastle is home Harvo Brewor and others
No More War Flour
Potts' GOLD DUST Flour
Returns te its before-the-war
high standard of quality
Once Tried -
- 'Always Used
1 f - 1 iif. .1 t t wr
or Hurrni weuneay v. my-. , ,no coun,y for m whicn a, sorvIco nt Mount Hebron church
iui ..v u ',:,"u' u, (they claim is due them on tho Clay today at ono o'clock,
from Ham lion, 0., stating that his . fil an(, LllIbegrud roa(1 ti,0 caao J
son. iiaruin. to not vqiRiea w ., ,, trle(, jn Fc)leral nt
ive-Chester Hensloy has moved Richmond, somo time in April
info his new houso just completed. Tl0 ncv. nichard T. Crowe, of Stan-
ik"'""u ou;lnn lin irnnn tn Minnnnln Knnsn.
where ho has accepted tho paslor
nto of n Christian churoh there,
This seems to bo a year of tides, as
1 there have been seven in tho Rod
her mother. Mrs. Hampton Flanery.
who is very sick. Miss Clara Brew
er spent tho week-end with Kate
nnd Roso Anderson. Bart Hacker
and Miss Eva Taylor wero married
n few days ago Mrs. Rachel Tiroy
is gelling her household goods and
contemplates going to Ohio soon
Elder J. W. Anderson filled his reg
ular appointment at Flat Lick, Sat-
Rivcr this winter, thus far There
aro a few cases of influenza in theso
pnrts, but all aro recovering.
urday nnd Sunday Tom Ponder-1 , , , r" UK ...
grass' baby diod a Tew days ago' yVfc " J T , . "
with diphtheria Taylor Slzemore ' fridge and James Uarno Ralston,
is able to bo out again after an at- bolh. lhis, ,?'aco' were married in
tack of flu Mrs. Jano Day is in , Lexington, Wednesday, February 6.
pbor health. Bent Mooro moved lo
Mr. and Mrs. Bennett RoOpe are
rejoicing over tho arrival of Joe
Fisher into thoir home, February 6.
Miss Fannie Dowden has accepted
Mcallyvilh'. February 9. A week's
special term of court was begun here
Monday, but was postponed, owing
to the fnilure to get a special Judge.
Quito a crowd was in town, Mon
day, to attend County Court and
Special Circuit Court A good oil
well was drilled on tho Lucy Nor
man tract, about two miles north
of here. It was .reported to be
about a tOO-barrel well At present
wo havo a few cases of Influenza in
the County, and somo pneumonia,
but no serious cases. A few cases
of small-pox ore reported Wilgus
Gabbard, who finished ono six
month term of school, lias accepted
a position in ono of our rural schools
which has not been taught. Somo
thrn? or more other teachers havo
tni'iuber bow Cam trespassed in his
offering and lako warning.
a position in tho Peoples Bank here, j nccepted liko positions. Mrs.
Omega Thompson, of Primroso, Is
Vaughns Mill, February 0 We,". r . .in6 ,Bnn 01
have, had some ideal weather lhe"l'o late Tom Slavin at an average
past week, which tho farmers al-'of 3,0' Pr John Pennlqgtoo
ways welcome at this lime of tho bought tho Bulck louring car for
year, and they nro making things ?W5 Morris Todd was quite 111 the
en lownrd Ihnln nrlnc wnrlf T ' part Of last week GordOB
Leo Duncan, of Clay City and Miss! Mason got his arm naught in a ,ng nt staUon church, Sun.
Adalcnc Hazlerlgg. formerly of Clay! toMer, hAAZr Mt w?,ck ad 1 day, for lho first time since Novesa
City, but now of Leo County, were ""w u'c "' borv-J.
tho day Monday in Riohmond.
visiting relatives hero.
Witt, Feb. 0 There was preach.
recently married in Cincinnati-
Mrs. Bello Burghcn, of near Spout
S'pring, had a largo stock barn to
burn to tho ground on Sunday, to
gether with eight head of valuable
stock, ono new buggy arid a lot of
farming implements. No Insurance
was carried Carter Reynolds has
sold bis farm, two miles south of
McGoorgo has gone to
Owsley County for a few days.
Miss Emily Wynn oame home
Wednesday night from Berea where
White Lick sho bad boen attending sohool. She
White Lick, February 0 Mrs. 'will return to school in a few days.
A. B. Wynn left last woek for a Misses Edna and Edith McQeorge
month's visit with relatives in Har- wore shopping In Irvine Monday
Ian County. Logan West, of Berea Tho school at Haws Fork closed
Collego, visited his home folks over January 30th with Miss Edith
Walnut Meadow, February 8 We
havo been having spnro very un
settled weather, but tho farmors
aro taking advantago of all these
pretty days and aro gathering corn
and plowing when tho soil is not
loo wet Conrad C Chrisman was
at Richmond last week on business.
Cloavo Andorson has moved to the
Anderson farm near Maydc. Logan
Gabbard has moved to tho house
Just vacated by Cleave Anderson
Miss violet Ogg is improving from
n siok spell Most of the tobaoco
growers of this vicinity havo sold
thoir crops and nre sowing beds for
nnothcr year's crop.
Harts, February 10. Mcsrs. John
Dangberly and James Robinson,
of Berea, spent Sunday with Sam
Robinson of this place Mrs. Chas.
Riddle, who has been very siok, Is
improving Mr. and Mrs. 0. T. Lake
havo gono to Johnson City, Tenn.
Roy niuf Alph Gadd, Tom McQueen
and W. B. Lake went to Wallaceton.
Saturday, to Join others in a big fox
race. They report lots of fun nnd
a good dinner. W. B. Lake, aftor
upending a week in Loiilsvlllo on
business, returned homo Sam Rob
inson has bought a farm from Jul
ian Coylo T. J, Lnko has been
visiting his brother, 0 M. Payne.
.Mr. and Mrs. Win. Anderson visit
ed homo folks, Saturday and Sun
dayA. B. Strong will give every
body in our community a social,
Saturday night, Feb. 14. Everybody
como out and let's havo a good time.