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VOL XXXV CLOVERPORT KENTUCKY
WEDNESDAY
DECEMBER 28 1910
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I WHOLESOME TURKEY
1 DINNER AND FUN
t Enjoyed By Yuletide Guests Of
r r Miss Bessie Foote At Her
J Bewleyville Country
f f Home
f Bewleyvilie Ky Dec 29 Special
v Miss Bessie Foote entertained with a
house party at her beautiful country
home near Bewleyvilie from Friday
till Monday The following guests
were present
Misses Essa Kendall of Webster
Ruth Kincheloe of Hardinsburg J w
ell Moore of McDaniels Messes Ovur
ton Blandford of Bewleyvilie Jess I
Henderson of Webster Joe F Moore
of McDaniels The party wore joined
on Sundav by Miss Foots brother E
O Foote and family Everybody enjoy
ed the wholesome turkey dinner served
on Sunday
Every minute of the time was spent
In fun and pleasure proving to all that
Miss Bessie is the ideal hostess
Commissioners Sales
SalesOf
Of Real Estate
Commissioner Lee Walls sold to the
highest bidder at the Court House door
last Monday the following real estat3
The A J Keys track of land near
Lodiburg A J Keys Jr was the pur
chaser at 1050
The old Alexander place near Gar
field 432 acres was sold to John Cook
for 206s
The Woods place adjoining John
IWhlmp of 37 acres brought 380 John
Wimp was the purchaser
purchaserA
A Call I
Following the lead of the Independ
ent Tobacco Growers of Central Ken
tucky a mass meeting of the tobacco
v growers of Breckenridge County is
hereby called at Irvington Saturday
December 31 1010 at 11 a m to discuss
f the question whether our county will
1 join the other counties in trying to
effect a pool of the 1011 crop and to ap
point delegates to attend a mass meet
Ing of growers to be held in Lexington
January 4 1011
BraniamStanclifr
One of the prettiest Flatbush wed
dings during the past fortnight was
that of Miss Margaret Cornelia Bran
lap to Forest Frazier Stancliff which
occured on the evening of the 7 inst
at the residence of the bridegrooms
parents the Rev Walter S Rounds
of the Flatbush Disciples Church offi
ciating The bride was attired in white
satin and handsome lace and was at
tended by the grooms sister Miss La
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Belle Stancliff and Miss Dora 0 Rude
two of the seasons debutantes while
Lionel R Walden acted as best man
aUter a short trip the couple will be
nt home at 024 Marlborough road
VBrooklyn Eagle
The groom Is the son of Mr and Mrs
David Stancliff and a nephew of Mrs
Chas > Warfield of this city
Christmas Summings
IrandMrsTF Sawyer gave a
d pri Sunday in honor of their daugh
a ter Miss SusQtte Sawyer The guests
were Misses Virginia McGavock
Jeanette Burn Mildred Babbage
Francis Sawyer Edna Lawson and
June awson of Lewlsport
000
At the home of Dr Chas Lightfoot
Christmas day a family djunnr party
4 was given In honor of Mr and Mrs
P SJfcC ILeitch of Pittsburgh
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Mr and Mrs HoviousBeher t onter
talntl Christmas Day at their home
the following relatives Mrs D C
i HaynM Llggltt Haynes Mr and Mrs
> BJkAyres Owijnsboro
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j t irtrii Frank Fralze will be hostess to
k e Reading Club tomorrow afternoon
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Thll Girls Club will ha Ohrlifc
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mas dinner at the home of Misses Eva
and Edith Plank Friday evening in
compliment to several young men
000
The Misses Plank will entertain
Wednesday afternoon In honor of Miss
Jennie Mable Harris of Louisville
000
Mr and Mrs J M Gregory will en
tertain at their home New Years day
for Mr and Mrs Jesse Weatherholt
Mr and Mrs Ben Miller
000
Mr and Mrs A B Sklllman wore
host and hostess at their annual dinner
Christmas evening The guests were
Mr and Mrs W H Bowmer Mr and
Mrs Chas Moorman Mr and Mrs
James Sklllman O T Skillman Mls
et Elizabeth and Margaret Sklllman
000
Dr and Mrs Owen entertained at
their home Christmas day with a beau
tiful dinner in honor of their children
Mr and Mrs Matthew and Jess W
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Mr and Mrs Jacob Morrison gave a
family dinner at their home on Center
Hill
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Mr and Mrs Chas Hamman were
at home Christmas to the following
guests Mr and Mrs Will Gibson of
Holt Mr and Mrs Joe Fitch Mrs
Mogan and Miss Bessie Mitchell
000
Mr and Mrs Alvin Simons had a
dinner Monday for Mr Wine and Mr
Jacob May The guests were Misses
Rcna Saterfield Minnie Simons and
Iva Wine
000
Mr and Mrs Foster Heyser enter
tamed Monday in honor of Mr and Mrs
Roy Heyser who left yesterday morn
ing for their home in Cincinnati
000
Charles Tatum of McComb Miss
and George Wendelken were the guests
of honor at a dinner given at the home
of Mr and Mrs Henry Wendelken
Christmas day The guests were Mr
and Mrs Frank White Mr and Mrs
Wallace Sklllman and Miss Minnie
Embry
Will Go To Panama
PanamaWith
With President Taft
Mr and Mrs Walter Sherman of
Toledo Ohio have been invited by
Pres Taft to visit the Panama Canal
with his party in March They have
accepted the Invitation and are looking
forward to the trip with pleasure
Mrs Sherman Is the daughter of Mr
and Mrs W H Bowmer Her charm
ingdaughter Mss Margaret Sherman
will visit at the Naval Academy at An
napolis during the holidays
Air Getzendammer Here
G Z Get zendammer an employe of
the Chicago City Government was
here Sunday Mr Getzendammer is
slated to be assistant Supervisor of
the new Home for the Aged of the
Windy City The home Is situated
at Oak Forest and cost the city two
million It will be formally opened
this month by the incoming Democrat
ic Administration
AdministrationPretty
Pretty Girl Calendar
The Bank of Hardinsburg Trust
Company Is sending out a calendar of
rare beauty and gives a hint of Monas
Kincheloes taste for pretty girls It
was a trio of charming pictures
Miss Hinton Dead
Miss Katie Hinton died last Wed
nesday at the home of her father on the
Pike near this city The funeral was
hold at the Catholic church Thursday
morning She was a young woman
much loved by her friends and her un
timely death Is regretted She died of
Tuberculocis
Card of Thanks
We sincerely thank all our friends
and neighbors for their kindness during
our recent sad bereavement
Mrs Jolly and Children
Bevvleyyllle Ky
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If the best Is not top good for you
Cewlsport Best flour Is the flour you
I ought to use
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MORNING DIPS
INTO FRIGID WATER
I And Few Clothes In Cold Weath
er Brings G W Beard to 85
Mile Post Well And
Hearty
PIONEER TEMPARANCE WORKER
Hardmsburg Ky SpecialMr
G W Beard celebrated his eighty
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oldest young man and one of the most
active men in town always ready to
engage in a good work and to help with
work and money any good cause
He came to Hardlnsburg seventy
two years ago married nearly sixty
one years cjgo and since he was fifteen
he has been a member of the church
ever identified with church and tem
perance work In fact he Is one of
the pioneer temperance workers in the
county The first vote on temperance
in Breckenridge was done at his ex
pense except in one district Largely
through his effort has he lived to see
the county local option from center
and circumference
Mr Beard holds to the old order of
things in many respects and thinks
health is promoted by wearing only a
reasonable amount of clothing bath
ing in cold water and being temper
ate in eating as well as drinking
On the coldest mornings he delights
to wash his fae and head in the open
with the water freezing to his locks as
he returns to the house
Until thirtyseven he steadily re
fused to wear an overcoat since then
he has had but four two of which he
lost one he wore out riding upon It
while Sheriff and the other he has yet
but has not had it on this winter and
will not unless he goes away some
where
Years ago he purchased a pair of
gloves for a ride to Leltchfield one
very cold day Till this day he thinks
his hands would have frozen had he
not taken the gloves off and gone bare
handed
IRVINGTON
Mrs Nora Board and two dhildren
are ths guests of Mr and Mrs Chas
Beard In Hardinsburg
Mr and Mrs Alvin Withers who
have been visiting Mrs Withers
mother Mrs T R Blythe will return
home today
Edgar Bennett of Mayfield is the
guest of Mr snd Mrs Earl Bennett
Walter Harrison who has been visit
ing relatives and friends here and in
Bewleyvilie for the past four months
left mondav for Sioux City Iowa to be
the guest of his parents Mr and Mrs I
Gilbert Harrison before leaving for
his home l in Des Moines Iowa
C L Chamberlain is spending sev
eral daya In Louisville
Miss Essie Biggs of Louisville Is
expected to arrive this week to be the
guest of Mr and Mrs Louis H Jolly
for a weeks stay
The Primary Department of the Ir
vington Public School rendered quiet
an Interesting Christmas Program Fri
day afternoon Dec 23 from two to
three oclock
The children all acquitted themsel
yes In a pleasing manner
Going for the Christmas Tree by
the first and second grades was quiet
an effective story and one in which the
little tots took great delight
The Garden of Santa Claus by the
first second and third grades In which
Master Thomas Alexander played the
part of Santa Claus was the most
pleasing number on this program As
a mfnature Santa Claus Thomas would
be hard to excel The Story of the
Other Wise Man as told by Mrs Pig
PIggott
gott touched the hearts of the audience
both young and old
A donation of money fruits toys
clothing and provisions was made to
the Kentucky Children Home Society
David Herndon of Louisville and
brother Sam Herndon of Wichita
Kansas are spending the week with
their parents Mr and Mrs Jt 13 He r
ndon IVIlM i B Ada Drury of Louisville Is I I
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spending the holidays with Mrs R B
McGlothlan and Miss Willa Trury
Mrs P H McGchee after being the
guest of Mr and Mrs Tom Ditto near
Brandenburg returned home Sunday
Mrs C S Neafus and children left
Sunday for Gu ton where she is visit
ing her parents Mr and Mrs John
Childs
Miss Mary Nevitt arrived Monday
from Louisville to be the guest of her
parents Mr and Mrs Jno Nevitt for
a brief visit She was accompanied
I I by her friend Miss Dogmar Stiernet
i of Chicago who will be her guest
Miss Mary Brown of Lowisport came
Saturday to be the guest of her sister
Mrs Luther Wilson
Mrs Tony King of Holt visited Mr
and Mrs Jas Dr King last week
Win Herschul Kirk left Sunday for
Owensboro where he will visit his
motherduring the holidays
Dr and Mrs P E Dempster of
Glendeane who have been visiting Mr
and Mrs Foster Lyons have returned
home 4
Miss Mary Smith of Guston is visit
Ing her sister Mrs Newsom Gardner
for several days
Mr and Mrs Frank Carter of
Cloverport are spending the week with
the Misses Greenwood and Mr and
Mrs Worland Carter
Mrs Walker Brown and baby after
being the guest of relatives in this city
returned to Lewisport Sunday
If the best is not too good for you
Lewisport Best Hour is the Hour you
youought
useState
State Poultry Show
For the first time in the history of
Kentucky a great State Poultry Show
is to be held By the efforts of Hon
M C Rankin Commissioner of Agri
culture the Kentucky Poultry Asocla
tion was formed some months since
and It will hold its first Annual Show
or Poultry Fair at Lexington on Jan
10 to 21 next Premium list and cata
logue will be sent to anyone on appli
cation to Secretary Frank L Smith
Lexington Ky
Good Old Man Dead
Uncle Esseck Dean one of the old
est colored men In town died Thurs
day He was sixty years old He
leaves his wife Aunt Mary Dean and
one son Cy Dean
Spelling Bet At McDaniels
McDaniels offers a 5 prize to the
the best speller and 2 50 to second
best at a contest Thursday evening
Dec 20 Everybody Is Invited These
contests are always productive of good
and a big crowd will be given a big
time at the McDaniels spelling The
small admission fee of ten cents will
Co to the library fund of the McDaniel
school
Turkey Dinner
Tuesday Mr and Mrs Marion
Weatherholt entertained a few friends
and relatives with a Turkey Dinner
and it was some dinner too as the
writer of this article can truly testify
to after having been at the table
about thirty minutes Those present
were Mr and Mrs Hayes Hilton and
children Mr and Mrs H C Pate
Mr and Mrs W A Ron and son
Marlon Clay
ClayCard
Card of Thanks
all
We want to thank all our friends for
the nice remembrances given us during
the recent Christmas season
Rev and Mrs Frank Farmer
John Kasey Dies at Rosetta
John Kasey one of the best men in
Breckonrldge County died at his home
in Rosetta last Wednesday of acute
Indigestion He was 77 years old Mr
Kasey was a genial kind big hearted
man and a good citizen For more
than a quarter of a century the News
has come In contact with this man on
the highways at his home at sales at
the court house and many public
gatherings and he was just the same
genial smiling John Kasey never a
ripple or knock came from him We
are sorry Indeed to hear of his death
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BAKING POWDER
Roya1Cook
Cook Book
mailed free
lJ Tells How to Make 178 Kinds of Cake
i I Cakes of all kinds for all people il
are best made with Royal
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I SPECIALLY FINEcfiJTi
I J FOR LAYER CAKE
RUSSELL COMPTON I
Will Take Charge of The Firm Of
Heston Whit worth d
Company At llardins
burg January 2
Russell Comptun of Garfield who
for several years has been a student In
the State University nt Lexington will
IIestopWhitworth
Whitworth Company at Hardins
burg Mr Compton succeeds Mr CC
Brock who has resigned and will go
with The First State Bank of Irvington
Ky as bookkeeper The firm of Hes
ton Whitworth l Co was incorporated
under laws of this State in the year
IgOS for the purpose of conducting a
wholesale and retail Coal and Grain
business which has grown to be the
largest business of its kind in this sec
tion of the State > The original stock
holders were C M Heston Jesse Whit
worth and Paul Compton Mr Heston
having sold his interest n majority of
the stock is held by Messrs Whitworth
and Compton who look after the in
terest of the Company This firm
should feel highly complimented in
securing the services of Kussell Comp
ton who will take pleasure in filling
any orders given them in their line
Tls Art of Carpentry
How tunny common tlgurntlvo ex
pressions In our IfliiumiKO are bor
rowed from the art of carpentry may
be seen from the following sentence
The lawyer who HIoU the I bill shaved
the note cut an acquaintance split a
hair made an entry got up a case
framed an Indictment Impaneled1 n
jury put thorn Into n box nailed a
witness hammered n Judge and bored
a whole court all In one day has since
laid down law and turned carpenter
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Sander lair
Alf Blair of Mattingly and Miss
Artie Sanders of Tar Springs were
married Wednesday December twenty =
first Rev Mr Bowlds officiated
The bride is the daughter of Mr and
Mrs Jim Sanders and is very young
Little Boy Hurt
William Glen Hardaway fell from a
wagon on Main Street Thursday after
noon About three oclock he fell un
der the wagon wheel which run over
his right leg and broke it His many
friends are much Interested In his early
recovery and hope he will soon be able
to be back at school
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CHRISTMAS
EntiTainment A Dandy Air
Bob Pierce An Ideal Santa
Claus 10 Both Young
And Old
If Mr Bob Pierce had been a real
Santa Claus he could not have made
more haopiness for the large crowd
present at Oelzss Hall Monday night
The members of the Methodist Sunday
School and Church enjoyed their an
nual Christmas gathering more than
any previous affalrof the kind in years
The program was very entertaining
and the chief feature was the attraction
the little kindergarten class of Miss r
Elizabeth May who had the boys and
girls to give several numbers of music
The fishing contests by the different
classes were great fun and all the
children caught baskets filled with
candy fishes and fine fruits
The men and women fisled together
the men got a little bucket each con
taining ti lemon and the women got
worse than thatnothing All the
officers were given nice gifts even
Aunt Martha and Uncle Bartley were
beautifully remembered
Mr Pierce went to a bit of expense
and his efforts and Interest in the en
tertainment was greatly appreciated
An urgent invitation was given to all
I to attend Sunday School next Sunday
Henderson Route Taxes
Sheriff Brown has certified to the
Henderson Route authorities the
amount of their county taxes due Han F
cock County for 1910 The records show
that the road pays taxes at the rate of
50 cents per hundred on 2410 mllesof
I trackage which Is assessed by the state
officials at 10000 per mile They also
pay on 1600 worth of personal prop
erty in the county such as depots etc
making the total amount of their
county tax not state 121250 la
the various school districts through
i which this road runs In the county
their property IS assessed at 210650
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00 The school tax rate being 20 cents
on the hundred they pay into that fund
421 which goes to the county school
fund and not to the districts separately
as It formerly did Whan we consider
the amount of labor employed in the
county on this road the wages paid to
this labor which Is left amoung the
merchants and these taxes It can be
seen that the road loaves a vast sum
here each year Clarion
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Christmas Rates
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Reduced rates from Cloverport Dpc
1510 17 91 22 2324 25 3i Jai J 1
good to return Jan 8 to local points oa
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