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THE BRECKENRIDGE NEWS.
ALL THE NEWS THAI'S FIT TO PRINT.
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Judge J. R.
who succeeds the late W.
Judge Layman opened his first court
at Hardlnsburg Monday. His friends
were giving him the glad hand and ex
tending many congratulations. Judge
Layman was very much at home, the
only thing that seemed to trouble mm
his chair which he said was loo
He could not see everything that
i going on. .
le filled his appointment with satis-
tion to the people and the bar, being
uipped for the place through his ex
igence and service of several years
lor the public. '
A Frankfort special to the Courier
Journal says: Today, almost ten years
to the hour from the time when he en
tered upon his duties as Common
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ly wealth's Attorney in the Ninth Judicial
District, J . R. Layman, of Elizabeth
fctown, received frorr Gov. McCreary
same district to succeed the late Judge
V. S Chelf. At the same time Claude
Mercer, of Hardlnsburg, received his
'appointment as Commonwealth's At
torney to succeed Judge Layman. They
. will be sworn in Monday at Hardins-
a ourg, wnere tney wm go to convene
s . . .
the regular February terra of court
Judge Layman has had a remarkable
ijecord in the ten years he has had no
opposition for the nomination or elec
tion as Commonwealth's Attorney, and
me presented to the Governor the unan
imous support of the bars of three of
the four counties in the district. Be
sides this, the four children of Judge
fJUDGE w. s.
,, JGHELF DEAD
tltn llfFor Four -Years, And
Death Followed Apoplectic
, Stroke Other Judges Held
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IWAS FIFTY-FOUR YEARS OLD
Elizabethtown, Ky., Feb. 5. Judge
Weed S. Chelf died at his home here
ais morning, following a stroke of ap-
Jonlexy, which he suffered on Monday.
Judge Chelf has been ill for the past
ffour years, during which time he has
eeu unable to occupy his place on the
inch as circuit judge.
f A nnmViAr tf 4iw1rrA f li-rtiifVirtifr- fk
trict have held his court, being des
ignated by the governor.
Judge Chelf was born In Green coun
ly 51 years ago and was the son of the
ite Judge William Chelf. He prac-
Bed law at Los Angeles, California,
tl&r several years, returning to Ken-
:ky in I89I. He was elected com-
lwcalth's attorney for the Nine
isUenth judicial district, and in 1q03 was
; elected circuit judge, and reelected to
the same office in 1009. Judge Chelf Is
; survived by six sons and two daughters.
Big Sale of Cattle.
One of the biggest deals ever pulled
off in this county was la the sale of 200
S. Chelf as Circuit Judge
Chelf telegraphed a request to Gov
McCreary to appoint Mr. Layman, who
was their father's closest friend. Ten
years" ago today" he succeeded Judge
Chelf as Commonwealth's Attorney
when Chelf was appointed Judge to fill
a vacancy. Judge Layman will be a
candidate for the nomination before the
Democratic primary in August, and it
is believed he will have no opposition.
To My Friends of the Ninth Judicial
By reason of your most loyal ana
hearty support it has been my good
fortune to receive at the hands of the
Governor of Kentucky, the appoint
ment to the high and honorable office
of Circuit Judge to succeed your late
beloved Judge, Hon. Weed S. Chelf.
Upon accepting this great honor I
desire to express my deepest gratitude
to every one who contributed by word,
thought or act, to my success in ob
ftining this high position, or who may
have heretofore aided me to the office
of Commonwealth's Attorney, which
gave to me the opportunity to know
the splendid citizenship of our district.
I assure you that I shall always treas
ure the memory of your hearty support
and so conduct myself, and the duties
of this important office, as to cause no
one, who has ever been my friend, to
regret jheir kind expressions of confi
dence in me. Sincerely yours,
J. R. Layman.
head of fine cattle fed by the Lyddan
Bros, and W. M. Kendall, of Webster.
The sale was made to H. H. Norton,
the local home dealer, and the price
was 5 to 7 cents. The deal will run
above f 15,000, and both the buyer and
sellers are well pleased with' their prof
its. The best customer is the well
pleased customer and the one that gen
erally stays. Mr. Norton has been
buying cattle of these men for years.
How the 'New Nickel Will Look.
The new nickel soon to take the
place of the Goddess of Liberty nickel,
which lias been In use for many years,
will have the American bison on one
side and on the other the American
Indian. There will be no "V."
Instead will be the bison, under which
appears the words "five cents" and ''E
Plurlbus Unum." -
In design It will be truly American.
It was designed by James E. Fraser of
The nickels will be put In circulation
at once and the mint in Philadelphia
has began the stamping out of the
coins at tho rate of 120 a minute.
E'town News. "
Little Boy Dies.
Little Delmar Burnett died February
3, of pneumonia. He was the only
child of Mr, and Mrs. Jesse Burnett.
He was two ysars old.
"Weep not, dear parents, tie has,
reached the golden shore;
Crossed the river cold and deep, angels
bore him safely ore."
CLOVERPORT, KENTUCKY. WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY
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COL. CLAUDE MERCER
who succeeds J.-J. Layman as Commonwealth's Attorney
At His Home In Yelvington- Was
A Well Known And Aged Farmer-Funeral
H. F Baker, one of the ojdest inhab
itants of Yelvington, and a well-known
and respected citizen, died Tuesdaj
night of cancer, with which he had
been troubled for many years.
Baker was seventy two years o'd
was h farmer during his active
but retired about-a year ago.
He Is survived by his wife and seven
children, the latter being W.lliam Bak
er, of Clovjrport; Sam Bake", of Ow
ensboro; Josh Baker, of Id ho; Hollls
Baker, of Yelvington; Mrs. AWy Uiy,
Fordsville; Ms. Cora Mercer. Ujonla.
Funeral services will take place at
10 o'clock this morning from the resi
dence, services by Rev. Tally. The re
mains will be taken to Iron Ore Hill
cemeteay for rurlal. Oweusboro Mes
senger. $16,000 Mule Deal.
Yesterday Bond Brcs , of Elizabeth
town, Ky.,soId Hudson Bros., of Lou
isville, three carloads of mules at an
average of about $230 a head. The
three loads contained sixty nvev head,
and the total amount paid was over
$16,000. Farmers Home Journal.
Mr. Ford Prominent.
A. Y. Ford, of Louisville, made the
response to the address of welcome de
livered to the First Laymen's Mis
sionary Convention of Southern
tists In Chattanooga last week,
tween 750 and a 1000 delegates
Tom Lyddan, of Webster, butchered
a ,Duroo Jersey hog recently that
weighed 815 pounds. Mr. Lyddan sajs
he could have easily fed this hog 'to
1,000 pounds as it was that finished."
ALONG THE ROAD
11 y Itobort Hrownlnif Hamilton In Kobruury Century
walked a mile with Pleasure,
She chattered all the way,
' But left me none the wiser
For all she had to say.
I walked a mile with Sorrow,
And ne'er a word said she,
But, oh, the things I learned from her
When Sorrow walked with me.
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Of Breckenridge County Dies.
Mr. Harvey S. English Sum
moned At His Home At Pem
broke. Harvey S. EnclNh 71, prominent
farmer of Pembroke, Christian county,
died yesterday of grippe and apoplexy.
He was the only brother of Mr. Wood
English, of this city, and the latter
was sumifloned to his bedside early
yesterday morning by news of his crit
Mr. English whs born in this county,
and lemoved to Breckenridge at an
early age, where he resided .many
years. He was one of the finest gentle
men In the state, and enjoyed the un
bounded esteem of all who knew him
Four children survive hlui. The bur
ial takes j.lace near his home. Eliza
Wife of Prominent
Minister Dies in Louisville.
After an illness of two weeks Mrs.
Mary Randolph Foote; wife of Dr. W.
G. Foote, pastor of the Methodist Tem
ple in Louisville, died Sunday morning.
She leaves her husband and five chil
dren. Can't Do Without The News.
Dear Mr Babbage: Enclosed find
$100. I want to renew my subscription
to your paper, I can't do without it. I
am, Yours truly, J. H. Hart, M. D.,
Tobacco Growers to Meet.
The next regular meeting of the
Farmers Union will be held at Harned,
Ky., on the first Saturday in March.
Defunct locals are urged to send a
delegate to this meeting, as an effort
will be made to reinstate them. Also
steps will be taken to handle tobacco.
J. W. WILLIS,
Sec. and Treas.
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JUDGE HENRY DeHAVEN MOORMAN
Candidate (or Commonwealth's Attorney
To the Democrats of the Ninth Judicial
I desire to express my sincerest
thanks to those who so loyally sup
ported me iu my application for Com
monwealth's Attorney. While I was
unsuccessful, my failure was not due
to any lack of support by the Demo
crats of my county, or the distiict, and
I have no criticism for anyone.
I am a candidate for the effice of
Commonwealth's Attorney and my for
HELLO 00T0F DATE
No Longer The Proper Greeting.
Evanston, Illinois, Home Of
Correct English, Disapproves
Of The Word.
Evanston, 111., Feb. 11 Many resi
dents of Evanston have placed the
stamp of disapproval on the word "hel
lo" as a salutation over the telephone.
Girls in the telephone exchange siy
that the word is considered "vulgar."
"Good morning," "good afternoon"
or "good evening" have taken the
place of the shorter and handier word
as a form of greeting.
"It is seldom that I hear n 'hello' any
more," said a girl in the
manager's office last night,
course of the day I call the
many society womeu, and
every Instance I am answered with the
greeting, 'Good afternoon' or 'How do
Evanston Is the home of the Correct
Euglish magazine and its editor, Jose
phine Turk Baker, is a great inspira
tion to the cultured people of this city.
Resolutions On Death
Of Judge Chelf.
Resolutions adopted by the members
of the Elizabethtown Bar and the ofll
clals of the Hardin Circuit Court.
Whereas, It has pleased Almighty
God to remove from our midst our
friend and associate, Weed S. Chelf,
Judge of the Ninth Judicial District of
Kentucky, who by his Honorable ca
reer us a member of our profession
gained the confidence of the people of
this Judicial District, and was elected
Commonwealth's Attorney in 1892, and
by his faithful and efficient services
In that capacity further endeared him
self to the people of this district, " and
was elevated by them to the high office
of Circuit Judge, which he has filled
with honor to himself and satisfaction
to his constituents during the past ten
Be It resolved that we, the members
of the Elizabethtown Bar and the olll
cials of the Hurdln Circuit Court, real
ize in his death the loss of a steadfast
friend and a conscientious and able
Be It further resolved, That we here
by express our deep appreciation of
his high character as a man, his worth
as a citizen and his faithfulness, integ
rity and ability as a public official, at
tested by his long aud honorable rec
ord In the discharge of public duties.
Be it further resolved, That we ex
tond to his family and relatives our
heartfelt sympathy in their bereave
Belt further vuolved, That these
mal announcement will follow in due
time. I am profoundly grateful to all
of those who have pledged me their
support, and I make this statement that
my friends may know my position.
Of the Democrats of my own county,
as your chairman, I only ask that you
accept the thwarting of your ambitions
as gracefully as I do, and all will be
well when we meet the common enemy
Henrv Dellaven Moorman.
Of Breckenridge Deliver Tobac
co Here Yesterday Popular
Waggoner Brothers Have Big
Waggoner Brothers delivered half of
their tobacco crop yesterday. They
will have 12.000 pounds. They are
(he sons of L: L. Waggoner, Judge of
Breckenridge county, and are prosper
ous young men. Mr. Allen Waggoner
was in the News ollice yesterday. He
says his father gives them all they
muke which is enough to fill three largo
pocket-books from one year to the
next. They are always prompt to pay
their bills and do it cheerfully.
The Waggoner place contains 4OO
acres. They raised corn and wheat and
put in fourteen acres of tobacco last
year. Waggoner Urothers have their
rubber tire rigs and know what a good
time is as well as hard Work.
resolutions be spread upon the order
book of the Hardin Circuit Court, and
that a copy be furnished to his family
and to each paper published in this
L. A. Faurest"!
G. K. Holbert V Committee.
J. R. Layman J
Card of Thanks.
We want to thank all friends and
neighbors for their kindness during the
illness and death of our precious little
boy. Mr. and Mrs. Haynes Trent, lr
The Parcels Post
The first parcels post zone is a circle
drawn round Cloverport as a center,
with a radius of 50 miles.
This zone is pretty thoroughly cov
ered by The Breckenridge News.
Outside the City of Cloverport and
within this zone The News enters over
fifteen hundred homes.
A pound package may be sent by
parcels post anywhere within this zone
for 5 cents. For each additional
pound add 1 cent. Thus au eleven
pound package may be scut by parcels
post to any address within this first
zone for 15 cents.
Imagine the possibilities for busi
ness by mail. .
Have you nnythiug to sell by par
cels post? You can reach the buying
public i the zone quickly, ecouoml
ally and successfully throtigk The