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t THE BRECKENRIDGE NEWS.
ALL THE NEWS THAT'S FIT TO PRINT.
CLOVERPORT, KENTUCKY. WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 22, 1913.
Pin at the Home of His Parents
in This City-Gurrie Neubauer
Victim of Spotted Fever.
A great disappointment to the home
Mr. and Mrs. John Neubauer was
death of their little son. Currie
ibftuer. which occurred Thursday.
was 111 only a short time of spotted
he funeral was held from the resi-
icebv the Rev. Mr. Walker Friday
enfaoon and the burial took place in
II- the little bov had Hed just a
month longer he would have been six
ears old the sixteenth of February.
He was named for the Rev. Mr. Currie,
former pastor of the Methodist church.
His bright, sweet face and dispo
dtlon will never be forgotten by his
mothers, Chris and Jasper Neubauer,
ind all those who ever saw or knew
Nice Trip North.
O. H. Claycomb, of Webster, writes
;hat his friend, Wathen B. Henderson,
who lives in Canada, Is having another
tne business trip North, visiting Van-
souver, Seattle and other points of in
crest. Mr. Lewis Buys Home.
Mr. Henry Lewis has bought the
residence of Mrs. Laura Boone Hayes
jn River street in St. Rose Court. Mr.
and Mrs. Lewis and their interesting
arhlly of nine children have already
moved into their new home. Mr. Lewis
ilso bought all the furnishings Includ
ng the piano.
Methodist Church Notes.
Misses Eva and El'zabeth May are
Rking up a fund to buy an individual
eommunion service for the church.
f'Trfe Epworth League had a splendid
business meeting at the home of Mrs.
ihn A. Ross Thursday evening. The
ission study class met afterwards and
eliclous refreshments were served.
i'town Society Girl
Elopes to Louisville.
E. H. Kennedy, of Louisville, and
Miss Lelia Gabbert, a society girl of
Eljzabethtown, surprised their rela
tives and friends yesterday evening by
Meing quietly married at 6 o'clock at
roe residence of the Rev. C. L. Shep-
etd, 841 South First street. The cere
mony was performed by the Rev. Mr.
Sheperd in the presence of Mrs. Shep-
rd and Dr. H. J. Boone. The couple
will reside in Louisville, The bride is
& daughter of M. H. Gabbert, a promi
nent insurance man of Elizabethtown,
and is well known in Louisville, having
been ''the guest here of Miss Sallie
Mays. The bridegroom is the son of
John M. Kennedy, of Hodgenville.
Join Five Year Pool.
Henderson, Ky., Jan. 16. In a big
meeting, the growers of the
mning leaf district, decided to join
iTfirfe-year pool, to cut out the crop
ixwyear ana 10 reiuse seven cents,
red by the American Tobacco Co.
this year's poo). They will try to
; other associations of tobacco men
Western Kentucky to join in the
rfat on the tobacco trust.
Magisterial district meetings will be
on Friday afternoon to determine
ther or not they will pool for five
rs with a view to cutting out one
i or two years entirely.
itt Secure License To Hunt.
' Frankfort, Ky Jan. 17, 1013. Mr.
J. C. Ahl, Hardinsburg, Ky., Dear Sir:
wish you would have your county pa
ir publish the fact that all licenses
iued last year expired on Dec. 31,1912
if hunters desire to hunt off of
lr own land, or that adjoining theirs
ljr permission of the owner, they must
:ure license tor 1913; such license
is from'date of issue to Dec. 31, I9I3.
ire teems to be an impression that
license can be issued for this year
re May 1, but such is not the case.
four eounty clerk Is supplied with 11-
itnees for this year and will Issue them
at any lime upon application. J. I.
jard, Game and Fish Com.
pwping Cough Arrives.
pooping cough. is making Its annual
to Cloverport. The children of
. E. Hambleton and Mr. Mace
Llios are ill of it.
At Griffith-Saveral Days Before
Track's Were in Shape Again.
No One Injured.
As the result of a washout, occa
sioned by the overflow from the Ohio
river, the. Louisville, Henderson and
St. Louis west bound passenger train,
No. 143, which passed Owensboro at
0:15, was wrecked a quarter of a mile
east of Griffith station, which is eight
miles from Owensboro, shortly before
10 o'clock last night. The tender and
the baggage car were derailed,
The train, which was in charge of
Engineer Lawson and Conductor Root,
was running very slowly when it struck
the washout. Had it not been for the
caution shown by the engineer and
conductor, it is certain that the toll of
life would have been very heavy. Im
mediately after It was learned that the
train had been wrecked, the wires were
kept hot. The wrecker was immed
iately ordered from the shops at Clover
port. Wednesday's Owensboro Mes
senger. Death of Mrs. Christian.
Clinton, la., Jan. 13. Mrs. Sarah
Evlline Christian departed this life on
Thursday morning December 10, 1012,
at 8 o'clock, aged 84 years, 7 months
and 14 days. She was born in Breck
enridge county, near Cloverport, Ky.,
and was the daughter of Sarah and
Obidiah Newman and granddaughter
of Col. Edmund Newman, who was a
Colonel in the Revolutionary war and
served under George Washington. She
married Dr. John F. Christian, who
was also an ordained minister, the
fourth day of September, 1351. There
was born to them five children, two
sons dying in Infancy, the daughter,
Sarah Francis, dying when she was 21
years cf age, and two sons who are
left, Rev. S. O. Christian, of Nebraska,
and M. L. Christian, of Clinton, la.
Her husband died at Covington, Ky.,
in I87O. She gave her heart to Jesus
when she was twelve years old and
gave her life to his services, uniting
with the Baptist church at that time
and being a faithful member of the
church to the present time, making it a
part of her daily duties to read some
part of God's word every day and to
her death had no terror, but a glorious
meeting with her Saviour and a glad
reunion with loved ones and friends
Samuel D. Bates Dead.
Mr Samuel D. Bates died at his
home, near Mattingly, January 17th,
aged 80 years. He leaves one son and
two daughters and several grandchil
dren. He was a member of the Plsgah
Baptist church. He was a kind neigh
bor and ever willing to help any one in
distress. Truly it can be said , a good
man has gone to his reward.
Open the gates, ye Angel band,
Spread wide the pearly portals;
A weary chila comes home to rest,
A ransomed soul to join the blest,
And enter life immortal.
New Addition To The
Announcement has been made that
a ten-story building will be added to
The Seejbach Hotel in Louisville.
This hotel is one of the handsomest ho
tels in the United States.
What's The Matter
. With The Boys?
The prize of $1.00 this week for the
best advertisement of rav business goes
to Miss Lena Mattingly, with Miss
"Rosa Sippel, winner of the first two
prizes, a close second.
What Is the matter with the boys in
our school, allowing the girls to beat
you at something you should have lit
tle trouble in leading them? The same
prize is offered again for the week end
ing Saturday, February 1st, and the
prize will certainly be paid to some
girl If you boys don't set a move on
yourselves. Very respectfully,
Jan. 18, 1013, Cloverport, Ky.
Father Brey Sells House.
The residence formerly occupied by
Mr. Henry Lewis has been sold by
Father Brey to Mr. Nace Lewis. Father
Brey bought the property from Mr.
Robert E. Woods, of Louisville, with
the intention of making a school of it.
Mr. aud Mrs. Dave Mattingly have
moved into the residence.
To Be Erected By Elizabethtown
Masons Handsome Three
Story Edifice to Be Built This
The Morrison Lodge of Masons of
Elizabethtown has decided to erect in
this city a handsome three story pressed
brick building for lodge rooms and other
purposes. The building will be con
structed thld spring and will be ready
for occupancy by fall. It will be erected
on the present site of the old Masonic
building which will be torn down. In
two days 7,100 in bonds have been
subscribed and there Is expected to te
no difficulty in securing the other seven
or eight thousand. The bonds are for
$100 each bearing four per cent, ami for
twenty years subject to call. As the
purpose for which they are issued Is
benevolent and charitable they are not
While the plana of the new building
have not been decided upon the hand
some new Masonic Temple will contain
Blue Lodge rooms, Chapter and Com
mandery rooms, a banquet hall, kitchen,
reception room, library and gymna
sium. It will be one of the most ele
gant and complete edifices of the kind
in Kentucky. None of the Masons so
far have refused to subscribe for a bond
and some have taken more than one.
Elizabethtown News. -
Holy Name Society
Elects Officers Sunday.
The Holy Name Society met at St.
Rose Catholic church Sunday afternoon
and elected officers for the ensueing
year as follows: President, James
Lewis; Secretary, Jim Burk; Treasurer,
Joe Carter. Councilmen were Frank
Carttr.Hrj. Lewis and J. T. O'Con
nell. The society has sixty-five
members. Its motive is to suppress
profanity among the men.
Stationery For Every Home.
Every home should have its own
stationery with the name Of the place
printed in Engravers Text or Paragon
Italic in the center or corner of the
paper. Correspondence cards are very
pop lar and convenient. Attractive
ones have been made at the Brecken
ridge News office for The Castle,' Do-Drop-In,
Welcome Hall and other
Dear Mr. Babbage: Please find check
for one dollar for ad in your paper few
weeks ago. I have hired my man
through the ad. I am well satisfied and
he seems to be thoroughly satisfied
and I want to satisfy you. Accept my
thanks. Yours truly,
H. F. Shelman, Holt, Ky.
Words Worth While.
In renewing her subscription to The
Breckenridge News,, Mrs. Glen Harda
way, of Irvington, writes: "We all
rejoiced over the editorial about the to
bacco. I think Mr. Babbage should as
well have the honor of turning on the
light as any one for the people must
have the light. There is an awful
craze, especially in our dear old Breck
enridge county,, for growing tobacco.
So let the enlightenment come through
the columns of your paper. I know you
have the smiles of the one who hates to
see his children raise something that is
a curse to our Christian nation."
Dry and Coldest Ever.
Dear Mr. Babbage: Enclosed find
one dollar to continue my subscription
to the News for another year. We
can't do without the News. It is just
like a letter from home. This has been
a dry winter, and the coldest ever
known In the State. Hope it will never
happen again, for I like California fine.
Good luck to the News.
Box 663, Visalla, Cal.
The Breckonricjgo Nowa wunts
11 correspondent at Irvingtou.
For particulars write.
JNO. D. BABBAGE,
About Primary Should be Stud
ied Careftilly--Makes Many
Changes in the Old Manner
The new primary election law passed
by the last Legislature made many
changes in the old manner of nomina
ting candidates for office. Candidates
for county and city offices should study
the law carefully In order to acquaint
themselves with Its provisions, because
certain things must be done before a
candidate's name can legally go on the
ballot at the August primary election.
Hereafter all devices will be elimina
ted. Only the names of the candidates
will appear on the ballot, and if there
are voters who are unable to read they
will have a hard time finding their
choice on the ballot. With the use of
devices voters who could "not read
found little trouble in locating their
favorites, but this has been changed by
the new election law and instead of a
ballot resembling a circus poster, it
will contain nothing but printed matter
with the names of candidates in the
One thing candidates should not
overlook is preparing the nominating
petitions and having the required num
ber of legal voters' signatures. A fail
ure in this will keep their names off the
ballot. Candidates for county and city
offices must file nominating petitions
bearing the signatures of not less than
3 per cent, aud of more than 10 per
cent. of the legal voters of the total
party at the last election for President.
Percentage of Signers.
It will be just as fatal to a candidate
to secure more than 10 per cent, than
less than 3 per cent. This limit of sig
natures wa3 probably incorporated in
the law to prevent candidates from
getting out early and securing a ma
jority, of signatures, which would pre
vent other candidates from getting up
a nominating petition.
When to File Petitions.
Cundldates must bear in mind that
nominating papers and petitions must
be filed with the county clerk thirty
days before the election aud nomina
ting petitions for signatures must not
De circulated earlier than sixty days be
fore the date of-filing, which is ninety
days before the election. The election
will be held on Saturday, August 3,
1013. According to the provisions of
the law petitions must not be circula
ted for signatures before next May and
June. If they arc candidates will be
barred from entering the primary.
Card of Thanks.
We want to thank those who were so
good to us during the illness and death
of our precious little son, Currie.
Mr. and Mrs. John Neubauer.
Private Mattingly Gets
Promotion in U. S. Army.
Robert Mattingly, of the United
States recruiting party stationed at
Louisville, has been made a corporal,
notice having been sent to him yester
day at the Cloverport substation that
he had been promoted from the ranks.
He will succeed Corporal Lockwood,
who purchased his discharge a few
weeks ago. Corporal Mattingly was
authorized to close the Cloverport sta
tion and open, one at Lebanon. Private
George J. Bennlnger was sent there
with him. Private Ernest G. Bank was
sent to Beaver Dam and Private Jas.
W. Rose to Glasgow.
Making Parcel Post Pay.
In looking through our exchanges we
notice that enterprising merchants in
several towns are advertising their fa
cilities for making prompt delivery of
goods to country patrons by Parcel
Post. One of The Sun's Versailles ad
vertisers Is doing the same thing In
viting his customers in the country who
want an article in a hurry to 'phone in
their order and be will get the goods
off by the first rural malt that passes
We believe this sort of enterprise will
pay. It seems to us that the live fel
lows who advertise their wares can
turn the Parcel Post to their advan
tage. In Europe the farmer derives profit
from the Parcel Post. He advertises
country produce in his local news
paper, t'o be delivered by post, and
adds dollars to his Income. Woodford
Spectacular Opera At The Ma
sonic This Week-The Chimes
Of Normandy, Handsomely
Costumed And Beautiful Mu
sic. The Special Aborn Opern Company,
a now organization founded by the fa
mous English opera Impresarios, olTer a
highly spectacular production of Plan:
quette's beautiful masterpiece, "The
Chimes of Normandy" (Les Cloches
de Corneville) which has been mounted
at a prodigious outlay of money, time
and workmanship, and will be pre
sented nt Tho Shubert Masonic Theatre
Jan. 20, 21 and 22, with only matinee
Wednesday, Jan. 22.
It was the Intention of the Aborns to
surpass even their imposing production
of Balfe's, "The Bohemian Girl," and
It is said they have succoedod. Miss
Edith Bradford, late prima donna of
the Chocolate Soldier Company, will
be heard In the role of Serpolette.
The production will elaborate upon
the opening scene of tho fishing vil
lage on the coast of Normandy, with a
perspective of ever-active sea, the ep
isode Of the provincial Fair, the stir
ring scene of the revelation of Gaspar
d's perfidy, and the final picture, the
apple orchard in the full bloom of earlv
summer. The concluding harmonies of
th. large and handsomely costumed
chorus, will be sung as the showering
apple blossoms carpet the stage.
Will Be In Commission Tomorrow--All
Trains Will Go
Through From Louisville To
The L., H. & St. L. R R Company
will resume its traffic to-morrow and
all trains will be running on schedule
time. One train daily each way from
Louisville to Owensboro has been the
passenger service during the last few
days with one or two freight truins.
The people along the Henderson Route
have been lost without the trains.
Tney shall certainly be glad when the
flood debris is cleared away and the
road is in shape again.
Mrs. J. H. Payne, of Toblnsport,
Ind., who underwent a surgical opera
tion at her home Dec. 22, 1912, by Dr.
F. L. Lightfoot for the removal of a
fybroid tumo , has completely recover
ed from the operation, and is now con
valescent from an attack of acute in
digestion followed by a critical Illness
of two weeks caused by grip.
Ottls Stiff was in Brandenburg last
Saturday on business.
Mr. and Mrs. C. L. Avitt spent a
few days last week with their sister,
Mrs. Dannie Peters, of Concordia.
Henry Cashman and family and
Rhodn Knott went to Stephensport Inst
Sunday to see the high water.
Hark Allen, Brandenburg, was in
this neighborhood last week on busi
ness. A. J. Dye, Clifton Mill, was through
here last Saturday.
Mrs. Sylvia Lanman, Lodiburg, vis
ited her parents, Mr. and Mrs. J. B.
Norton, Saturday and Sunday,
Several from here attended the music
party at W.B. Argabright's, Lodiburg,
Mrs. Ed Watson aud son, of Indian
apolis, Ind., have boen visiting rela
tives near here for some time.
Harlon Cashman has been with his
grand-father, J. H. Avltt, Lodiburg,
for several weeks.
Woggloy had boon found guilty, and
sentenced to pay a flno of $50.
"Oh, well," he nald, "of course I'll
have to pay, because I am In a great
hurry to get on, but I havon't $50 la
my pocket. Will you take my check?
"Sure," said the Justice.
Woggley drew his check, and at
once proceeded to crank up his ma
chine. "Hyar, mister," erled tho Justice,
"thoy hain't no need o' your doln' that,
I'd ought to have tpld ye we'll hev to
hold that there car ez s'curity till the
check goes through," Harper's Week
Credentials of The County Meet
iug of The Democratic Com
mittee at Hardinsburg Monday-Lee
Walls Elected Sec-retary-Other
JUDGE MOORMAN CHAIRMAN
Minutes of a meeting of the Breck
inridge County Democratic Executive
Committee held in the courthouse in
Hardinsburg on January 2, I9I3, are as
Meeting called to order promptly at
2 o'clock by County Chairman Henry
DeHaven Moorman, who stated the ob
ject of the meeting as published la.
both county papers, and authorized by
the party authorities.
Credentials wore called for and th
following named persons produced cre
dentials duly signed by the chairmen
and secretaries of the precinct meet
ings on January 18, who were recog
nized as Committeemen entitled to
vote for Chairman, as follows:
Hardinsburg No. 1., Tice Hondrick:
H&rdinsburg No. 2., Marshal Norton;
Hardinsburg No. 3., Dickie Miller;,
Hardinsburg No. 4., Tice Hendrick;
CloverportNo. 1., F.L. LIcrhtfoot.M.n:
Cloverport No. 3., C. E. Lightfoot:
Stephensport, J. h. Miller;
Union Star, Dr. W. L. Milner;
Webster, R. D. St. Clair;
Irvington, Ernest Henderson;
Bewleyvllle, Carl M. Comnton:
Custer, Raymond W. Meador;
Hudson, S. J. Hall, M. D.;
Gien Dean, E. L. Robertson.
Thereupon, the Chairman announced
a quorum present aud declared the
next thing in order was the election of
a Secretary for the Committee for the
next term. Whereupon, Lee Walls was
nominated, and there being no other
nominations, whs unanimously elected.
Judge Moorman then said that the
next thing in ordor was the election of
a County Chairman, whereupon he va
cated the chair, after Judge N. McC.
Mercer being named as Temnorarv
Chairman of the meeting, and Judge
Mercer declared nominations for Coun
ty Chairman in order. Whereupon, Dr
S. J Hall placed in nomination Judge
Henry DeHaven Moorman, which nom
ination was duly seconded by C. E.
Lightfoot, other nominations being
called for, and there being none, "by-
vote, Judge Moorman was declared,
Then R. D. StClair offered a resolu-.
tion thanking Judge Moorman, on be
half of the Committee, and County, for
his untiring and able services as County
Chairman, which resolutions was unan
Judge Moorman thanked the Com
mittee and said a motion to adjourn
was In order, whereupon the motion
duly seconded, the meeting was de
In testimony whereof, witness our
hands as Retiring Chairman, Tempo
rary Chairman and Succeeding Chair
man and Secretary, this January 20,
Henry DeH. Moorman,
N. McC. Mercer,
Secretary County Committee.
Henry DeHaven Moorman,
Chairman Uouuty Committee Elected
January 20, 1913.
Geo. W. Parker Dies.
St. Louis, Jan. 10. George W.
Parker, millionaire railroad builder,
and at one time newspaper publisher of
Kentucky, died suddenly here today.
Mr. Parker had been in falling health
for some time, although his death was
unexpected, He was a graduate of the
University of Louisville. He formerly
published newspapers In Elizabethtown
and Glasgow, Ky. Mr. Parker also
studied law at Brandenburg, Ky.
Ordination Service Called Off.
On last Friday, Bro. Cottrell noti
fied those who had been invited to
come and assist in the ordination of
three deacons, that on, account of the
high water, the uncertainty and dang
er of travel by rail, the services had
been postponed Indefinitely. At some
near future date the services will be
arranged for again, perhaps la Febru
ary. Due notice will be given when a
suitable time arrives.