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THE BRECKENRIDGE NEWS.
ALL THE NEWS THAT'S FIT TO PRINT.
CLOVERPORT, KENTUCKY. WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 19, 1913.
. I LAYMAN'S
ubethtown News Writes Of
His Testimonial And Populari-
tyHas Had A Successful
Political Career For Several
TEN YEARS IN ONE OFFICE
Mcua nf thp annnintmem of Mr. J.
R. ltavman totho vacancy in the olllce
of Circuit Judtre, caused by the death
lof Weed S. Chelf, will be received w!th
tantlsfaction throughout the district, but
nowhere with greater pleasure than in
Hardin county, Mr. Layman's home.
His fitness for the position was
called atteutlon to In the last Issue of
The News, and there is nothing that
can be added to this certificate of chap
eter and abilltv. The strong indorse
ment he had from the four counties of
the district, extending even into
Breckenrldtre. the home of his contend
er, was the highest testimonial of his
esteem and popularity.
The new iudire was born at Millwood,
Grayson county, February 9, 1875 the
son of William Layman. He was grad
uated from Louisville Law School in
I8O7. and two ears later was elected
City Attorney, of Leitchfield, and made
Chairman of the Democratic County
Committee of Grayson county. Shortly
thereafter he removed to Hardin coun
ty, and became a candidate for Com
monwealth's Attorney. He was op
posed by V. O. Jones, of Grayson,
but the latter seeing that efforts at
his election was futile, withdrew and
grave Air. Layman a clear field. In I9OS
Mr. Ilavman was again re-homlnateu
witboptoppbsition, and re-elected the
Durnir his ten years service as Coin-
monwfealth's Attorney ne has been un-
easlrfg In his efforts to bring lawbreak
ters,U) justice, and nas tnaae a recora
ihVch he might well join the district
in a fust feeling ot priue.
The appointment further reflects
credit upon Gov. McCreary's sound
judgment, and his responsiveness to
dut and to a preponderance of public
wntiment. Etoivn News.
C. Haswell Goes To
Albany, New York
Information has been received that
W. C. Haswell, formerly of Hardins
burg and a brother of John P. Haswell,
Jr.. has pone from Chicago to Albany.
'N. Y.. having recently had a railroad
romotlon that brings mm tne nana-
. . . . 7. .
e salary of $3,000 a year. Mr. Has-
11 has been made first assistant to
itor of Revenue of the Delaware
d Hudson Company.
lardinsburg. Feb. 15. (Special)
irvin, the infant son of Rev. and
M. L. Dyer, passed from this
rid to the world beyond Friday rnorn-
February tne iourteentn ai U7e
lock-after an illness of only two days
hjiwumonla. He was only nineteen
E .1 . , 1 ., . .. .1 LI. .1 tJ
xwns 01a ana tne priue 01 ms uovuicu
rents. The remains were taken to
4yn (Mrs. Dyer's homo) where his
le body was laid to rest to await
i'call of the last day.
W Rev. and Mrs. Dyer have the sympa-
1 and prayers of a host of friends in
lit their first bereavement.
iA George Washington Affair.
tXlsa Leonora McGavock, the third
-president or the fcpwortn League,
her committee have Issued seventy
invitations to a George and Martha
shlngton reception Thursday night
Ue Methodist parlors.
HiM.Harrlett E. Tucker and Mr.
race Mode were married lu Cannel-
"Id.. last Wednesday morning.
1 bride is the daughter of Mrs. An-
I B,' Kasey and Is only seventeen
: of acre. Mr. Mode has a. place at
ipa' Button faclory, and is a splen-
r young man.
THOMAS COMEDY CO. I
Has been Away Thirteen Years.
John D. Babbage, Clovcrport, Ky.
Friend John: Enclosed find check for
one dollar for" which p'ease continue
my paper I have been away from
Kentucky for thirteen years and in
thirteen moic, if I live, I will be a
stranger, to the most of the people In
my old neighborhood. But I hope to
meet most of them in the by and by.
Yours as ever, Henry Harned, Temple,
Delicious Way To
Make a caramel icing and pour it
over square crackers for a delicious
sweet. Nuts In the Icing make .It bet
ter. Ice the cruckers same as Individ
Card of Thanks.
I wish to thank my many friends who
so kindly rendered their services dur
ing the illness and death of my dear
wife. T. C. Allen.
Little Child Dies.
Hendrlck Downs, the two year old
child of Mr. and Mrs. E. T. Downs, of
near Hardinsburg, died of spinal men
ingitis last Saturday night The little
boy was a favorite in the neighborhood
and a great pet in the family.
At Hopkinsville February 19-20.
Latest And Most Improved
Methods Of Road Buildings
I heartily endorse the Good Roads
Meeting to be held at Hopkinsville on
the lilth and 20th of February, and
urge the people of the surrounding
counties to make a special effort to at
tend. This meeting will furnish an excel
lent opportunity for the county officials
to gather Information as to the latest
and most approved method of road
building and to exchange ideas with
the practical road builders of their
neighboring counties. It will be both
interesting and inspiring, und the en
thusiasm that can be gathered from the
people of Christian county will do much
toward creating a better seitiment for
good roads throughout the western
portion of the State.
I, therefore, request the county offi
cials and public spirited citizens of tbe
counties of Western Kentucky to en
deavor to attend. R. C, Terrell,
State Commissioner of Public Roads.
Dies In Lewisport Sunday-Was
Thirty-Two Years Old-Leaves
Wife And Baby Boy.
Lewisport, Ky., Feb. I7. Special
Mr. Earl E. Blanford thirty-two years
old died Sunday morning at 4 a. m. He
married one year ago Saturday to
Miss Lillie Atkinson, who with a month
old baby boy mourn his death. Funeral
service by Father Henry, of Clov.rport,
held at Catholic church, 7:30 a. m.
Monday. Mr. Blanford has been in the
employ of M. D. &J. W. Haydon for
a number of years. He was a young
man of high standing and his death is
one of great regret and sorrow.
Cattle Still Moving.
With the steady advance in cattle the
dealers and feeders iq this county are
letting some of their holdings go on the
market and are receiving satisfactory
prices. Beard Bros., Hardinsburg,
shipped two cars; H. H. Norton, Web
ster, on car, and Perkins & French,
Ammons, one car, last Saturday. They
returned Monday (eellng very good
over their sales.
Hon. R. A. Miller Returns.
Hon. R. A. Miller, who has been se
riously ill for many weeks, returned
home' Sunday night from Battle Creek,
Mich., where he has been recuperating
for some time. Mr. Miller declares his
health to have been greatly benefitted
by the treatmept he took up north.
Will Be Preached Thursday
Night By Dr. A. S. Pettie, Of
Tuesday Night-Revival Will
Be Held In May.
LARGE SUNDAY SCHOOL
We had 133 in Sunday school and
good congregations at preaching ser
vices. We are proud of our school and
the splendid work that is being done.
The pastor will go to Black Lick to
assist In the ordination of Bro. James
D, Flndley on Saturday. An all day
service will be held. Bro. J. T. Lewis
is the pastor of the church. The pastor
aims to be back for services next Sun
On Thursday .night of next week
Brethren S P. Conrad, Barney Squires
and E, F. Pate will be ordained a9
deaconi. Dr. A. S. Pettie, pastor of
the Third Baptist church, of Owens
boro, will preach the ordination ser
mon Thursday night. He will speak
Tuesday night on "The Origin and Per
petuity of the'ChurchV'on Wednesday
night on "The Ordinances of the
Church," and on Thursday night on
"The Oilicers of the Church, their
QualificMtions and Duties." These will
be messages ot a high order and should
be heard by every member of the church.
The public Is invited to be present at
anV and all the services. Other minis
ters may bo present, but we have no
definite assurance of the fact as yet.
' 0 0 n
Dr. Pettie has also been secured to
aid the pastor in the protracted meet
ing to begin about the fourth Sunday
in May. Dr. Pettie has a reputation as
a revivalist and as a preacher -of great
A special business meeting of the
church has been called for Wednesday
night of this week to take under con
sideration the repairing and general
Improvement of the church building
We want the "Lord's House" to be In
v'iting, comfortable, and well arranged
for .he Sunday school and preaching
services. The pastor spoke of the mat
ter Sunday and urged the members to
come Wednesday night ana vote on
the matters to be presented. It Is hoped
that the improvements may be made
before the meeting In May.
' On next Sunday at the close of the
Sunday school, the rjastor will deliver
a diploma to Mr. R. L. Oelze, together
with seals for books two and six. He
took the work individually and com
pleted the three books in the remark
ably short time of seven days. At the
same time seals will be delivered to
the class In book six. The class is now
working on book seven.
And Over the Total Taxation in
Breckenridge County As
sessed For Year 1913-Small
Amount of Cash Taxed.
The following is the grand total of all
property assessed for taxation in Breck
enridge county $4,778,264
First district fl,213,123
Second district, $004,&49
Third district, $650,333
Fourth district, $8S4,977
Fifth district $452,503
Sixth district, $643,475
Amount of cash on deposit in banks,
Vaudeville Thursday Night.
The Cloverport Opera House is mak
ing preparations for a big crowd Thurs
day night. Thomas Comedy Company
will be here with a clever vaudeville
and a fine show Is expected,
cloverport opera House
Improvements at Davis Crusher
Right or ten cottages have recently
been built at the. Davis rock crusher,
Mystic. Mr. Davis says he will build
twenty more this spring, and will double
his output bf stone to supply increasing
demands. This will make business
lively around Mystic nnil furnish plenty
of woik for every one who wants It.
How Is This For a Winner?
O V. Robertson
V. (J. Babbage
E L. Henderson
Supt. J. H. Pile or C. A Tanner
Jailer Roe Hook
Assessor Horace .Manning
Coronor Lee Ulshop
A Democrat, Hardinsburg.
Sale of Jersey Cows.
Dr. Foote's sale of pure bred Jersey
Cows, advertised in this Issue, will be
an event and an npportunity to those
who want first-class, high bred cows
not often presented in this county. Dr.
Foote has taken great pride In his herd
of Jersles. His list Is made up of tested
thoroughbreds, and shows some of the
best produceis and as good as can be
found in the Blue Grass. Attend this
sale and buy a good cow, one that ou
will be proud of.
County Clerk Beard Is Kept Busy
By The Little God Of Love.
Many Marriage Licenses Is
sued. Connty Clerk Beard is still issuing
the papers that tie people together In
the strong bonds of matrimony. Fol
lowing are the licenses issued since our
Styles Burnett and Alta Burton;
Roscoe Wells and Elnora Smith; John
R. Yates and Lucy Lawson; Abel Gil
lingwater and Georgia Denham; Oscar
Bramlette and Hessie Connor: Vernon
Wood and Sada M. Bennett; Allen
Bandy and Nannie L. Payne; Elzie
Langley and Julia Davis; Ken Cnrwlle
and Julia Langley; Mack Cravens and
May C. Hull'; Pat Hawkln3 and Maggie
Rusher; Herman Lancaster and Gertie
Avitt; Jacob Severs and Wilda Lee
Robertson; Ernest Smiley and Ber
Lonely Woman Under the Care
of Physicians and Trained
Nurse-Oldest Woman in Har
dinsburg. Mrs. Green Beard was taken 111 at
her home in Hardinsburg 1 ist week and
is now under the close care of her phy-
( siclans and trained nurse.
1 Mrs. Beard is the oldest woman in
Hardinsburg, She was brought there
when she was two years of age and not
a person, who was living at the county
seat then, is living in Hardinsburg now.
Notwithstanding that time has taken
away nil the friends of her childhood,
she reaped new friendships every year
by the love and kindness she planted
daily. She is the mother of Mrs.
Mr. and Mrs. Kemper Here.
Mr. and Mrs. II. H. Kemper, of Mi
not, North Dakota, are in Louisville at
the Seelbach for two weeks. During
their stay in Kentucky they will visit
Frankfort, Irvlngton and Big Spring.'
Mrs. Kemper was here Sunday the
guest of Mrs, Emma Skillman and will
visit her brother, Mr. Ben Clarkson,
this week. Mr. Kemper is with a bank
in Minot. He is pleased with his busi
ness connections and delighted with
Dr. Hardaway and Mrs. Hardaway,
of Minot, have just completed a hand
some new home there and the Kempers
bring pleasant news from them. Mr.
and Mrs. Kemper will visit Chicago and
other large cities of the Northwest on
their return home.
? ?. .To 'l"r
Made with different Baking Powders
From a Series of Elaborate Chemical Tests :
An equal quantity of bread (biscuit) was made
with each of three different kinds of baking powder
cream of tartar, phosphate, and alum and submitted
separately to the action of the- digestive fluid, each
for the same length of time.
The relative percentage of the food digested is
shown as follows:
Bread made with
Royal Cream of Tartar Powder:
I 100 Per Cent.
Bread made with
68lh Per Cent.
Bread made with
67 Per Cent. Digested
These tests, which are absolutely reliable and
unprejudiced, make plain a fact of great importance
to everyone : Food raised with Royal, a cream of
tartar Baking Powder, is shown to be entirely diges
tible, while the alum and phosphate powders are found
to largely retard the digestion of the food made from
Undigested food is not only wasted food, but it
is the source of very many bodily ailments.
Dies The Thirteenth-Dath A
Shock To Relatives And
Hardinsburg, Feb. 13. (Special)
Mrs. Uettie Thompson, the third child
of'Mr. and Mrs. T. A McGUl, deceased,
died of henrt failure Thursday evening,
February the thirteenth. Mrs Thomp
son was sixty one eais old the sixth
day of January. She was married in
1374 to Edward Thompson, who was
killed the eighteenth of December,
1800, untie acting as marsha'.
Tne funeral services were conducted
by Rev. James F. Norman at St. Rom
uald's church Saturday morning at
nine o'clocx after which, her body whs
tenderly laid to rest in the Catholic
cemetery. She was a useful and lovi
ble woman, a faithful member of St.
Romuald's church, and ever ready to
lend a helping hand wherever it was
needed She leaves four sisters and
two brothers to mourn their , loss.
Namely: Mrs. Moll i a Johnson and Dee
McGUl, of Louisville,-Mrs. Ed Thomp
son, of Glendale, Mrs. May Lewis, of
Cloverport, Willie McGUl, of Spring
Lick, and Mrs. Rhodes, of Hardinsburg.
The two sisters, the one at Hardins
burg and the one at Glendale, had
husbands of the same name, Ed Thomp
son. To the sorrowing ones, we extend
our sympathy and pray God to comfort
Mr. English's Death
Lamented at His Old Home
Stephensport, Feb. 17. (Special.)
Mrs. Payne sincerely writes: News has
been received here of the deatli of Mr.
H. S. English, Sr., of Hopkinsville. He
was formally a citizen of this place. His
death was due to hardening of the ar
teries. He had been in failing health
for some time, and when the end came,
he launched out into eternity shouting
praises to God. We cau truly say, "A
good mati has gone." He had a host of
friends. Every duty and obligation of
life and citizenship was discharged fully
and completely. As a husband and
1 Thursday Night, Feb. 20 1
FREE ENTERT11I1ENT .
To the Patrons of the Clover
port High School Friday
Night-Nice Program is Pre
pared. The pupils of the Cloverport Graded
High School have prepared a splendid
program for Friday night In celebra
tion of Washington's birthday. All the
patrons and friends of the ichool ure in
vited. Prof Culton says the young people
have taken particular pains to get up a
nice entertainment, and he hopes the
parents will not disappoint them.
The program begins at 7:45 o'clock
and It includes a reception with other
father he was kind and indulgent. A.
wife and five children survive htm. The
profound sympathy of the entire com-
munity is extended to the berieved fain-,
Mother, children, weep not so, for God.
His earthly mission here was done;
His soul now shineth with the rest,
A polished gem in God's bright
William White Joins
United States Army,
William White has joined the United
States Army and will sail May IS, for
the Philliplnes. On account of his mil
itary training and advanced studies
Mr. White will be made a Lieutenant.
He has been attending colleges for sev
eral years and also State University
preparing for the profession of law.
Mr. White is the son of Mrs. Emma
Skillman, of this city.
Couldn't Get Comics.
A former Breckenridge boy wrote
back to Cloverport from Sylvia, Kas.,
for some comic valentines. The stores
are not allowed to sell them there. Said
I he could not get over his "raising."
Admission 15c and 25c
21 and 22