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CLOVERPORT, KENTUCKY, WEDNESDAY, JUNE 15, 1921
CAN LEADER DEAD
'BORN IN INDIANA.
Republican National Commit-
teman and Prominent Man
Col. Alvin T. Hcrt, of Louisville,
Republican National Committeman
of Kentucky and prominent in poli
tical affairs of the state, died sudden
ly in the Ncw'Willard hotel at Wash
ington, D. C, on last Tuesday. His
death was due to apoplexy.
Mr. Hcrt 'was in Washington to
attend a meeting of the Republican
National Committee. He was a prom
inent leader of the Republicans in
Kentucky and took an active part in
the last presidential campaign. He
was mentioned several times as a
possible cabinet officer. Only recent
ly Mr. Hert declined to consider an
appointment from President Harding
as an ambassador to a foreign county-
Mr. Hcrt was born in Owcnsburg,
Ind, April 8, 1865. He took up his
.abode in Kentucky twenty years ago.
He is survived by his widow.
RTIMPTOIJS DINNER GIVEN
U FOR OLD-TIME FRIENDS
Axtel, June 14. (Special) Mr. and
Mrs. Marsh Mercer, of McDaniels,
r 'Ljnenas ior nuuii-uay uhhh "
y,f Tuesday. Those who were present to
pariane ui men sumiiuuua ikj
were: Mr. and Mrs. John Gannaway,
Mr nnH Mm. Rluford Wooslev. Mr.
f and Mrs. Lige Write, Mrs. Willie
Compton and daugmer, lommic, airs.
Tn. RlinHpu. Misses Rubv Bradley
i and Margaret Rhodes. Mrs. Jack
Gannaway and granddaugmer, Mary
Agnes Rhodes were present in the
WEISENBERG'S BRICK STORE
BUILDING ON MAIN" ST.
' TO BE READY IN AUGUST.
Mr. John Wcisenberg, who is in the
resturant business, is building a brick
structure bn Main street on the lot
where he was doing business when
his store was burned Dec. 25, 1919.
A concrete foundation is being laid.
The building will .be 20x30 feet and
one story with a large basement.
Mr. Henry Ycager, who has. the con
tract, expects to have the work com
pleted by the first of August.
DEPUTY SHERIFF ILL.
Deputy Sheriff W. C. Pa'tc was ser
iously ill at his home in Hardinsburg
Y-&- R. 3 on Monday. Dr. John E.
rdrKinche!oe, of Hardinsburg, was call
- ' ed and found Mr. Pate suffering with
an attack of appendicitis. He was
Mr. Pate is the popular candidate
for, Sheriff of Breckinridge county on
the Republican ticket subject to the
5 August primary
L. V. Chapin is in Lexington, this
week attendincr the State Grand
Lodge meeting of the Knights of
Pythias as a delegate from the Gov-'
erport order. '
A WORD TO
There is not great difference in the ser
vice which the Bank of Hardinsburg &
Trust Co., renders to its farmer pat
rons and to customers in other lines of
However, the officers and directors of
this bank are continually making a
careful study of the financial problems
which confront farmers and are there
fore in a position to render them
friendly and helpful service.
We want this bank to be financial head
quarters for the farmers of Brecken
ALFRED A. WATKINS
A PUEBLO VICTIM
Brother of Mrs. E. .B. Oglesby Suf
fers Loss of His Business.
News has reached Cloverport of
the disastcrous loss Mr. Alfred A.
Watkins suffered in the Pueblo flood.
Mr. Watkins owned the Watkins Hat
Store in Pueblo and all of his stock
of millinery goods was destroyed by
water according to a letter received
here by his sister, Mrs. Ella B.
Mr. Watkins stated that the water
stood 13 feet deep in his store. Since
the flood he and Mrs. Watkins have
been working at the relief station for
the flood sufferers. Mr. Watkins
wrote that he had lost everything
even to a number of his personal
effects. He said the conditions there
were terrible and very heart render
ing. Mr. Watkins is the eldest brother,
of Mrs. Oglesby, and of Mrs. Mannic
Moorman, of Hardinsburg, and he
has two brothers, Messrs. Will and
Thos. Watkins, living in St. Joseph,
AFTER AN OPERATION
Remains Brought From Louis,-
ville to Stephensport For
Stephensport, June 13. (Special)
Mrs. Malissa Booth, widow of James
W. Booth, died on Monday, June Gth
at 12 o'clock in St. Mary and Eliza
beth Hospital, Louisville, after a very
Her remains were brought here to
her home on Monday evening. She
had not been in good health for sev
Mrs. Booth professed faith in
Christ many years ago and joined the
Baptist church, remaining a member
She Leaves one daughter, Mrs.
Geo. Jupin, of Brandenburg, one step
daughter, four sisters, and two bro
thers. The funeral services were held at
her home on Tuesday afternoon by
Rev. C. B. Gentry, and the body laid
to rest in the Christian cemetery.
CONDUCTOR ON L. H. & St. L.
BURIED IN OWENSBORO.
Charles William Cannon, conduc
tor on the L. H. & St. L. R. R., who
died in Louisville Wednesday, was
buried in the Klmwood cemetery, in
Owcnsboro on Friday afternoon.
Cannon was 33 years old and well
known among the railroad men.
ILL WITH YELLOW JAUNDICE
Mr. Geo. S. Ashcraft, who has been
confined to his home for six week
suffering with yellow jaundice and
indigestion, was taken to Louisville,
Monday to a specialist and have an
Xray examination. Mr. Ashcraft's
home is near Irvington.
CLOSING OUT SALE
AT GOLDEN RULE
SALE OPENS TODAY
One of Cloverport's Leading
Merchandise Houses Having
The Golden Rule Store, one of
Cloverport's largest merchandise con
cerns, is having a closing out sale
which opened today. The sale will
continue for thirty days under the
management o Mr. M. W. France,
merchandise adjuster, of Chicago.
The store belongs to the estate of
the late L. Cohen, of Jcffcrsonvlllc,
and his widow, who is administratis,
ordered the sale so as to settle the
The Golden Rule Store was estab
lished in Cloverport five years ago
this summer in August when the late
Mr. L. Cohen came here and purchas
ed the stock of goods owned by the
late F. Fraize. The store has been
under the successful management of
Mr. Cohen's daughter, Miss Nannie
Cohen, for the past three years. Dur
ing Mr. Cohen's life time he establish
ed a chain of nine Golden Rule Stores
in Kentucky and Indiana, and the
Cloverport store is next to the last
one to be sold out. Mr. Cohen was
in the merchandise business fifty-five
years and at his death three years
ago he left quite a large estate.
After the sale the remaining stock
of goods will be advertised for sale
as a whole.
Miss Cohen, who since she has
been in Cloverport, has made many
warm friends both in the business
and social circles of the community
and has been recognized as an able
business woman. She will remain here
until fall and then will go to Jcffcr
sonville, where she will become a
partner with her brother, Dr". David
Cohen and take up the special study
GOOD BALL TEAM
WON 11 GAMES OUT OF 12
Southern Chautauqua in I'ton,
July 8-12; Several Entertain
Irvington, June 13. (Special) Irv
ington base ball team crossed bats
with. Flaherty on the Irvington dia
mond, Saturday Score l to 0 in favor
of the home boys. This is twelve
games for the Irvington team this
season, having been victorious in
eleven of them. The success of the
home boys is in upholding clean sport
and high principles.
Mrs. Hayncs Trent entertained
Thursday from a to 4 in honor of
Thomas Daniel Trent's sixth birth
day anniversary. Eighteen guests
were present. Miss Elizabeth Willis
assisted Mrs. Trent in entertaining.
Delicious cream and cakes were ser
Mrs. Elmer King entertained mem
bers of the COO Club and a number of
visitors at 12 o'clock dinner Thurs
day. In the afternoon .100 was in
dulged in. Pour tables played.
Mrs. A. T. Adkins entertained at
5oo Monday afternoon. The occasion
being in honor of Mrs. W. B. Tay
lor's birthday. Three tables played.
Delicious ices and cakes were served.
Mrs. J. B. Biggs returned from Cin
cinnati, Saturday, where she was call
ed on account of the illness of her
son, Hillard Biggs. Mr. Biggs is now
in the Government hospital and do
Southern Chautaqua will 'be held
here from July 8 to 12th.
The young people are enjoying
playing tennis on the court in the
Methodist church lot.
GRANDSON OF MRS. MARTHA
NOBLE DIES OF FLUX.
Lewis Poynter, the young son of
Mr. and Mrs. Poynter, of Evansville,
and a grandson of Mrs. Martha
Noble, died of flux at the home of his
parents on Thursday evening. Mr.
and Mrs. Poynter and their children
had just returned home from Clov
erport wliere they had been with Mrs.
Poynter's mother, Mrs. Noble, who
Mr. Frank Noble and his aunt, Mrs.
Jim Lane went to Evansville, to at
tend the funeral on Saturday after
noon. T. N. BRICKEY'S DAUGHTER
MARRIED TO O. J. TULEY.
Miss Irene Brickey, daughter of
Mr. and Mrs. T. N. Brickey .of Mat
tingly, and Mr. Oatlcy J. Tuley, of
Evansville, were married in Cannel
ton, Tuesday, June 7, by Rev. Chas.
Whitted. Mr. and Mrs. Tuley came
to Cloverport after the ceremony and
spent their honeymoon at Mattingly
Ky., with the bride's parents.
The bride has been living in Evans
ville, Where she held a position with
the Central Produce Co., Mr. Tuley is
engaged in business with a seed
company of Evansville.
OF C. S. S. ASS'N
C. SIPPEL PRESIDENT.
Rev. Geo. Jo'plin, of Ky. S. S.
A. Met With Convention
Sunday. County Meeting in
The County District Convention" of
the Kentucky Sunday School As
sociation met in Cloverport, Sunday
afternoon at the Lucile Memorial
Presbyterian church. Mr. Ira D. Bc
hen, president of the district, presided
and gave a few introductory remarks.
Rev. Mr. Fnnlin. T.ntiisvitli. nml
who is general secretary of the Ken
Sunday School Association addressed
the convention on the diffcreutphas
cs of Sunday school work and the
improved methods of carrying on the
Miss Eliza May, the District Sup
erintendent of the County Division of
Children, made a short talk along her
line of work.
Election of officers was held. Mr.
Conrad Sippel was elected president
and Mrs. J. R. Randolph, secretary.
Those who attended the meeting were
urged to go to the County Conven
tion at Harncd on Julv 20-21.
The Young People's Conference,
which had such a successful meeting
in Cloverport last summer, will have
its second annual conference this year
at Hardinsburg during the week fol
lowing the County Sunday School
The Rev. Mr. Joplin preached at
the union services Sunday evening in
the Baptist church. He also occupied
the Methodist pulpit Sunday morning
at the eleven o'clock hour.
MISS BISHOFF IN RECITAL.
Miss Elizabeth Bishoff. eldest
daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Sam Bis
hoff. played in the piano recital giv
en by Miss Ruth Marshall's music
pupils at Irvington on Thursday even
ng. Miss Bishoff has been going to
Irvington since last November to
study music tinder Miss Marshall.
Mr. L. D. Addison, of Addison, was
in Cloverport. Monday on business.
Mr. Addison stated that there was
quite a lull in affairs at Addison since
work on the Government Dam has
been discontinued. But Mr. Addison
is a veritable optimist and claims-his
business is much better than it 'was
a year ago.
Mr. M. M. Denton, telegraph op
erator at the L. H. & St. L. R. R.
shops, was in Louisville, Sunday at
tending a meeting of the brotherhood
SHOW BOAT TEAM WINS.
The Cloverport base ball team play
ed a game Friday afternoon with
French's New Sensation show boat
team. The home bovs lost in a score
of 4 to 5.
n o o
Mr. Sterret Ashby, of the High
land Nursery Farm marketed 27 gal
lons of raspberries Monday. Alto
gether he has marketed 5 gal. which
is enly about half the amount of last
BASEBALL FOOTRACES CONTESTS
Everybody, come have a
Given by PARENT -TEACHERS
ALEX BARTLES, WELL
KNOWN RIVER MAN,
DIES IN PERRY CO.
Brother-in-Law of Mrs. John Bar
ties, of This City.
Mr. Alex Banks, age 93, and one of
the well known residents of Perry
county, died at the home of his
daughter, Mrs. W. P. Smith in Can
nclton, Saturday, June 9. Mr. Bartlcs
was a native of Tennessee. He spent
several years of his life in Meade
county, where he married Miss- Mary
K'. Crccclius and to this union were
horn six children, five of whom arc
Mr. Bartlcs was a brother of the
late John Bartlcs of this city. He was
ship carpenter and assisted in build
' ing the K and I ferry boat at Hawcs
ville and Cannclton. He retired from
active work about ten years ago. He
was a member of the Methodist
church and a Mason for over GO
Mrs. John A. Ross, of this city who
is a niece of the deceased, and her
brother, Mr. Fraiik Bartlcs, of Bar
tlcs Station, attended the funeral in
Cannclton, on Monday.
500 PASTORS AT
HELD IN TELL CITY
of Ministers From Three
Ministers representing many de
nominations and about five hundred
in number arc attending the Tell City
Bible Conference at Tell City, Ind.
This is the second and final week of
the conference, and it has proved
such a benefit to those attending that
it is planned to make the conference
an annual affair. It is the first gath
ering of its kind held in that section
of Indiana. Pastors from Kentucky.
Illinois and Indiana are in attendance.
The daily sessions arc held in a tent
under a picturesque bluff overlooking
the Ohio River.
Two prominent clergymen lectur
ing at the Conference this week are
the Rev. Dr. G. Campbell Morgan,
for several years minister of West
minister cfiapel, England, and the
Rev. Dr. 'William Evans, of Chicago.
It is announced that there is a pro
bability of Billy Sunday delivering a
sermon at one of the sessions this
WEDDING IN HARDINSBURG
Hardinsburg, June 1.1. (Special)
The marriage of Mrs. Lucile Lat
timer and Mr. C. L. Garriott was
solemnized June 7, at the homo of the
bride's mother, Mrs. Nannie Snyder.
The bride was attired in a gray
canton crepe dress and a hai to
match. She carried a bouquet of June
roses and lillies of the valley.
Mr. Garriott is a prosperous oil
man of Wyoming. They will make
their home in Casper. Wyoming.
PRIVATE WILLIAM ORR
Killed in Action Oct. 1918.
Companion Tells of Soldier's
Death at Funeral.
Fordsville, June 13. (Special) The
remains of Private William Orr, one
of the heroes of the World War, ar
rived in Fordsivllc, Tuesday morning
June 7, for rc-intcrment. Orr was kill
ed in action Oct. 29, 1918.
The funeral was held Wednesday
at the Roscville cemetery where the
soldier w.s buried beside his father.
The Rev. Cragg paid a loving tribute
to the fallen hero, who was a faithful
worker in the church and Sunday
school. One of the deceased's com
panions. Mr. Frcel, who crossed the
ocean with Private Orr, fought side
by side with him and was with Orr
when he was killed, spoke a few
words concerning the death of his
companion. Private Orr was shot
through the breast and had hem-"
morhages. Mr. Frcel dwelt on the
wonderful bravery as shown by the
Private Orr was a member o( Co
E. 18th Infantry. He is survived by
his mother, Mrs. Annie Orr, and two
brothers, Ernest and Carl Orr, of
Roscville. Members of the family at
tending the funeral were: Mrs. Loyd
Hall and family, of Sturgis, Ky.,
Robert Orr, of Luzon, Ky., Mrs. Hal
lie Hicks, of Rockport, Ind., Mrs.
F. Cossie Sims, of Central City, Ar
thur Orr. of Victoria and Lee Orr, of
A SURPRISE; MARRIED
A marriage, which came as a sur
prise to their friends, was that of Mr.
Thos. Bernard Lewis and Miss Mary
Elizabeth Furrow, both young peo
ple of this city. The bride and groom
motored to Cannclton, Tuesday after
noon where the ceremony was per
formed by Rev. G. A. Kanzlcr at his
residence in the presence of members
of the two families.
Mrs. Lewis is seventeen years old
and the pretty and attractive daugh
ter of Mr. and Mrs. Fred Furrow.
The groom is a son of Mr. Henry
Lewis. He was an overseas veteran of
the World War, having enlisted and
served with the U. S. Army forces
in England. Since his return from
overseas he has been engaged in busi
ness in Cloverport.
Mr. and Mrs. Lciyis are with Mrs.
Lewis' parents for a short time and
wilt later go to house-keeping.
LOUISVILLE STOCK MARKET
June 14, 1921
Best sheep $11 $11.50; seconds
$r, down. Sheep steady: best $3.50
down; bucks $2 down.
Best hogs 220 pounds and up $17.50
J 9o to 220 pounds $8.00; 90 pounds
down $6.75; throwouts $6.00 down.
Prime heavy steers $7.25 $7.50;
heavy shipping steers $0.75 $7.25;
fat heifers $5.50 to $7.50; fat cows $5
$5.50; medium to good $3 $5.00;
milk cows $20 (ifi $50.