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CLOVERPORT, KENTUCKY, WEDNESDAY, JUNE 22, 1921
Heavy Rains JReported in Low
er Counties. Heat Wave
Broken. More Rain Needed
The extreme Itcat wave of last week
was broken Saturday afternoon when
a light shower fell and cooled the
atmosphere. Heavy rains were report
ed from around Clovcrport. At .Macco
an electrical and Wind storm did quite
a hit of damage to trees, and the rain
fall is reported to have been general
throughout Daviess county and part
of Hancock. But the storm passed
over Clovcrport, only a slight wind
prevailed with very little rain.
Sunday afternoon the atmosphere
was refreshed with a slight shower.
A temporary relief from the intense
heat wave, which has prevailed since
last Monday, was felt Saturday after
noon from the effects of the storm at
Rain is needed badly in this com
munity. Gardners report their pota
to vines to be drying up completely,
and it will take a regular "root soak
er and gullcy washer" tto bring out
In some parts of the county wheat
cutting has been going on during the
past week, so the dry weather was
favorable for the harvesters.
feA MRS. G. MATTINGLY UN-
r nRRRORS OPERATION
': .racner uucnuuua wiuiiici ucnu in
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Axtcl, June 21. (Special) Mrs. Gus
Mattingly, who has been ill for sev
eral weeks, was operated on for plur
isy last Saturday morning. The oper
ation was performed by Dr.. Tucker
and Kincheloc. Mrs. Mattingly is get
ting along very well,
o o o
The Rev Father Joseph Odendahl
received word last week from Europe
that his aged mother had died recent
ly RECITAL TO BE GIVEN AT
GLEN DEAN, SATURDAY EVE
Glen Dean, June 20. (Special A
recital including musical numbers and
t readings will be given in Glen Dean,
S. Saturday evening, June 25. Those
who will take part on the program
v are Mrs. Lee Gibson and Miss Floy
,- Butler, of Louisville; Mrs. Russell1
Compton and Miss Virginia Beard, of
Hardinsburg; Miss Martha Clapp, of
Palestine, lexas; Miss Mildred Moor
man, Miss Mabel Howard, Miss
Elenora Robertson and Miss Nell
f Moorman, of Glen Dean.
&'V EPWORTH LEAGUE CON
FERENCE IN SESSION
The annual, assembly of the Louis
ville Conference of Epworth League
, is being held this week in Russell
ville, Ky., at the Logan Female Col
lege, which is the permanent meeting
place. The Conference opened Mon
day evening and continues for four
This year an established connection
with a strong bank will be one of the
farmer's greatest assets.
We invite, such connections with
farmers who want consistent banking
support and are prepared to co-operate
with us to obtain it.
Talk to one of our
the next time you are
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' & TRUST CX)MRVNY
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MEMBERS OF EPHESUS
MET IN CLOVERPORT
Mrs. B. F. May Entertains With AIL
Day Meeting At Her Home.
Mrs. H. K. May, of this city, who
has held her membership with the
Woman's Missionary Society of the
Ephcsus Cumberland Presbyterian
church near Harncd, since moving to
Clovcrport, entertained the members
of the society Thursday.
There were fifteen members of the
society who motored here and held
an all day meeting at Mrs. May's
home on the Hill. At the noon hour
Mr. and Mrs. May and their daugh
ter, Miss Lillian May served the
guests a picnic dinner, and treated
them to a fish fry.
Those who motored from Harncd
were: Mrs. C. L. Druington, Mrs.
James' McCoy, Mr. and Mrs. Myra
Crumc, Mrs. Neva McCoy, Mrs. Neva
Maccy, Mrs. G. P. Macy, Mrs. Roy
McCoy, Mr. and Mrs. C. C. Brock and
Miss Evelyn Bruington.
Mr. Jerry J. Tilford, of Fords-
ville, In Service On Brandh
Line 33 Years.
Following a lengthy illness due to
paralysis, Mr. Jerry J. Tilford, con
ductor on the Irvingto-FordsvSlle
branch line of the L. H. & St. L.,
succumbed at his late residence in
Fordsville early Wednesday morning.
With him at the end were his wife
and two children, Mrs. Clarence Dc
Weese, of Lexington, and Paul Til
ford, of Louisville.
The funeral was held Thursday
afternoon with the Masonic burial in
the Fordsville cemetery. The funeral
was attended by many of Mr. Til
ford's friends living along' the Irv-ington-Fordsville
Mr. Tilford had been a conductor
on the L. H. & St. L. R. R. for thirty
three years. He was one of the com
pany's oldest and most loyal employ
es. He was probably known by as
many people in Breckinridge county
as any other one man. He was held
in high esteem among his associates,
and was familarily called "Uncle
Mr. Tilford spent practically all of
his life in Fordsville. He was a Mas
on of long standing and a member
of the Baptist church at Fordsville.
BURIED IN RAYMOND
Raymond, June 20. (Special) The
remains of Douglas Leon, infant son
of Mr. and Mrs. Harlan Cashman, of
Louisville, was buried in the Ray
mond cemetery June 13. The infant
lived one day and was the first grand
child of Mrs. Lillie Cashman.
REV! BAKER AT JUNALUSKA
Irvington, June 20. (Special) The
Rev. W. L. Baker, pastor of the Irv
ington Methodist church left Monday
for Lake Junaluska, N. C, to attend
the summer conference school.
officers about this
FOR ROAD FUND
Local Merchants and Citizens
Contribute Funds For Im
provement Hawesville Road
Subscriptions amounting to $80.50
have been paid by the merchants and
citizens here for the improvement of
the Clovcrport and Hawesville road
extending from the city limits of
Clovciyrt over what is known as
Patterson hill and on to the Hancock
county line. The road fund was
placed in charge of John Duke, who
lias been over-seeing the work on the
For three weeks Mr. Duke has had
men dragging the road to the foot of
Patterson hill and filling up the cuts
He has succeeded in getting the road
in a much more passable condition.
On account of Jimitecl funds Mr.
Duke has not been able to make any
repairs on Patterson hill.
The petition, those who have-sfgn-ed
it and the amounts cotrpRfcci arc
published herewith. Additional sub
scriptions, which may be paid at The
Brcckcnridge News office, will be
' "The amounts subscribed in cash
opposite our names, as shown below
arc to be deposited in the Brcckin-ridge-Bank
of Clovcrport, and sub
ject to checks signed by John Duke.
We earnestly request Mr. Duke to
handle this fund and to employ some
reliable person, or persons, to fill the
mud holes as quickly as possible, and
to do other repairs that he considers
R. N. Hudson, $25.o0; Breckin-ridge-Bank
of Clovcrport, $25.00; E.
F. Harris, $1.50; J. C. Nolte & Bro.,
$25.00; Jno. D. Babbage, $3.00; Dr.
B. H. Parrish, $3.00.
Mr. R. N. Hudson, president and
general manager L. H. & St. L. R.
R., was over the road last week and
said the work on the road was well
done and full value given for every
cent contributed. He said further that
Patterson's hill could be easily work
ed with sledge hammers and picks
over the rocky places. Just a few
men could put it in good shape in a
Merchants in this town are making
a mistake by not contributing to this
road fund. It is a road that means a
lot to Clovcrport. Hundreds of farm
ers would come here to do their trad
ing if they could get here over this
hill. Let ever merchant put his
shoulder and his money into this
enterprise. This road would increase
Clovcrport's trade at least 50 per cent.
Drop into The Breckenridgc News
office and have your name enrolled
for this worthy enterprise.
Mr. Hudson is also interested in
the road from Clovernort to Steph-
ensport. He stated that during this
summer the road bed of the Louis
ville, Henderson and St. Louis rail
road, which runs parallel with the
public road would be moved giving
more room for a road and out of the
high-water mark. Mr. Hudson added
that he would lend his assistance in
building this Clovcrport and Steph
FOR NEW BRIDGE
Atty. Ball Visits Road Com
missioners Who Give Prom
ise of Letting Contract For
County Attorney W. Sherman Ball,
of Hardinsburg, was in Frankfort,
Friday to confer with Gov. Morrow
and the State Road Department re
garding the letting of the contract
for the Cloverport bridge. After an
interview with the Governor and
members of the Road Department,
Mr. Ball was requested by them to go
before the entire body of road Com
missoners. So on Monday, the road
commissioners met with iMr. Ball
and they voted to advertise for bids
In giving this information to The
Breckenridge News, Mr. Ball stated
that in his opinion he believed the
contract for the bridge would
be let in about twenty or twenty
five days. He also added that this wdl
be the first contract to be let inside
of any corporate town, but an ex
ception was made. The county will
have to advance all funds for building
the bridge, but it will be credited later
with the amount.
1ST AND 2ND LOCAL
TEAMS PLAYED SAT.
First Team Played Patesville and
Second With Garfield.
Clovcrport's 1st and 2nd., teams
played Saturday. The 1st tesfm went
to Patesville and played those boys
on their diamond at the close of
three innings the score, was 2-0 in
favor of Cloverport.
The 2nd team remained at home
and met the Garfield team, playing
four innings with score of 0-5 in
On Saturday of this week Clover
port will play Hardinsburg at the
Clovcrport ball park. On July 4,
Brandenburg team will come to Clov
erport for a big game.
CLOSING OUT SALE
DRAWS A CROWD
Golden Rule Store Had Big
Opening Day. One Woman
Draws $25 Coat Free.
Bargains of real merit have attract
ed buyers from all sections of Breck
inridge county and part of Indiana
to the Golden Rule Store's closing
out sale which started Wednesday
of last week. The opening day the
store was crowded With shoppers and
there were not sufficient saleswomen
to take care of the trade. More sales
women have been added since then.
In the grocery department 2,000
pounds of sugar was sold in two days.
With each lo.oo purchase ten pounds
of sugar was given away. People have
taken advantage of the sale and pur
chased their winter's supply of can
One of the attractions for the sale
is the window where articles that are
numbered duplicate with the store's
sale hills, arc given away to those
holding the corresponding number.
One day, Mrs. Carl Bcavin drew a
$25.0o coat, which fit her perfectly,
and at another time, little Miss Lucilc
Hambleton, daughter of Mr. and M?
Charles Hambleton, held the dupjf
cate number on a $5.00 red wagon.
The numbers on the articles are
changed every morning at 10 o'clock
so the window proves a drawing card
for each day. A man's two-piece suit
is one of the articles to be drawn by
The Golden Rule's closing out sale
and the Fcburary stock reducing
sale have made the store more widely
known because of the extensive pub
licity given the sales.
Mr. M. W. France, who is man
aging the closing out sale, noted that
the best crowds were in the store
on Wednesday and Saturday.
PARTY FROM CLOVERPORT
ATTEND TELL CITY BIBLE
CONFERENCE LAST WEEK.
A party of Cloverport people went
on the Shamrock barge to Tell City
Thursday and attended the morning
and afternoon sessions of the Tell
City Bible Conference. The promin
ent speakers on the program that
day were Dr. G. Campbell Morgan,
who for thirteen years was pastor of
Westminister Chapel, London, Eng
land, and Dr. Williams Evans, Ph. D
of Chicago, noted author and lecturer.
In the party were: Rev. J. R. Ran
dolph, Mrs. Randolph and son, James
Randolph; Rev. E. C. Nail, Mrs. J.
D. Babbage, Mrs. W. H. Bownier,
Mrs. A. R. Fisher, Mrs. J. B. Fitch,
Airs. James Winchcll, Mrs. Sallie
Moorman, Mrs. Joe Smart, Mrs. Liz
zie Geer, Mrs Conrad Sippel and
Airs. Davis. Miss Elizabeth Skilhnan,
Miss Ross, Miss Annie Raitt, Miss
Maggie Squires, Miss Annie Mae
Tatum, Miss Sarah Fallon and Miss
Eliza May, Mrs. Larkin Gibson, Mrs.
Win, Mullen, and Mrs. A. M. Miller.
Mr. Chas. Claycomb, Mr. V. G. Bab
bage. and Rev. Bowlds.
FAMILY REUNION OF
P. H. KEENAN'S CHILD
REN AND GRANDCHILDREN
Mr. and Mrs P. H. Kccuan, of
Mattingly entertained their children
and grandchildren to a 12 o'clock
dinner Sunday at their home. Old
fashioned barbecued mutton was ser
ved. Mr. and Mr&.,Keeiiau's three sons,
their wives and the fourteen grand
children were present with Mr. Ronle
Burdette, of Tobinsport, Master Kin
cheloc and Gid Pate, of Cloverport,
Mrs. Ella Keenan, Misses Lorena
and Loretta Keenan and Miss Chlora
Mae Hamilton, of Mattingly. Messrs.
Walter and Alfred O'Conuell. of Tar
fork. MISS SHERRON GRADU
ATED FROM ST. JOSEPH'S.
Among the academic graduates
who received their diplomas from Mt.
St. Joseph's Acadamy at Mt. St. Jos
eph's near Owensboro, last Wednes
day morning, was Miss Mary Sher
ron, of Breckinridge county. Miss
Sherron was on the program and her
subject was "James Cardinal Gib
bons." The commencement address
was delivered by the Rev. L. J. Hei
ser, C. S. C, University of Notre
Dame, Notre Dame, Ind.
HATS OFF TO COL. ROOTl
Another Kentucky Colonel is added
to Gov. Morrow's list. The latest one
is none other than Lewis Aldridge
Root, of Louisville, one of the pop
ular conductors for the L. H. & St.
L. Col Root has been with the Hen
derson Route for several years and
the announcement of his being made
colonel comes with special interest to
his score of friends..
MRS. SHELLY TO HOLD
CONFERENCE AT WEBSTER
Irvington, June 20. (Special) Miss
S. G. Shelly will hold the first mis
sionary group meeting of the Eliza
bcthtown district Conference at
Webster, June 28. Delegates from all
the Methodist societies in the district
are expected to attend.
ICE CREAM SUPPER
There will be an ice cream supper
and moonlight dance at Sample, Ky.,
on Saturday evening, July 2, 1921.
Everybody come and have a good
time Allen and White, managers.
TWO DEATHS AMONG
Mra. Mary Jackson and Mrs. George
Chambers Die Within 24 Hours
Two prominent women of Hawes
ville, died last week within twenty
four hours of each other. The first
death was Mrs. Mary Jackson, age
fifty-four and the daughter of the
Rev. Joseph C. Moorman, a Metho
dist minister. She is survived by one
daughter, Miss Laura Jackson. An
other daughter, Mrs. Cccic Jackson
Sea. died nine months ago.
Following Mrs. Jackson's demise,
was the death of Mrs. Anna Hughes
Chambers, wife of Mr. George Cham
bers, a prominent Attorney of Han
cock county. Mrs. Chambers suc
cumbed in the Jewish hospital, Louis
ville, following an operation for ap
pendicitis. She was buried in Hawes
ville, Thursday afternoon. Surviving
arc her husband and four children,
Celeste, Jamie, Mary and George, Jr.
$7,569.40 PAID INTO
County Court Clerk Beard
Makes. Auto Census Report
A. T. Beard, County Court Clerk
of Breckinridge County reports the
number of auto and truck licenses is
sued as follows viz:
534 Passenger car licenses to date.
17 Truck licenses.
2 Dealers licenses.
14 Chauffers licenses.
9 Transfers licenses.
Total amount collected and paid in
to State Treasury $7,5G9.4o.
REV. BATES ACCEPTS CALL
TO McARTHUR, OHIO
The Rev. S. C. Bates, who has held
a charge in West Salem, Ohio, for
several years has accepted a call to
McArthur, O. He will begin his new
pastorate July 1.
Program for Picnic
4th of July
COME AS EARLY AS YOU WANT. GATES
OPEN AT SIX. DRIVE RIGHT IN THE EN
CLOSURE. ADMISSION FREE
Airship from Camp Knox
arrives at nine o'clock. Don't Miss Seeing the big
Races for Boys and Girls start at ten o'clock.
Prizes given the winners (contributed most generous
ly by Dr. Lex, Reeves and Bowmer, Kincheloe Phar
macy, Mr. Bud Sills)
Cafeteria Lunch at Noon.
Balloon Ascension at two o'clock carrying cou
pons for prizes contributed by City Grocery and Mrs.
McCubbins. (Whoever catches the balloons when
they fall get the prizes if they present the coupons at
Baby Contest at two-thirty, Gold Ring, given by
Mr. T. C. Lewis for prettiest baby under two years.
Popularity Contest closes at four-thirty. Most
popular girl given $10.00 by Farmers Bank.
Pick out the Mysterious Woman and get $10.00
given by the Bank of Hardinsburg. Contest open to
Girls or Boys Matching numbers each given a
pair of tennis shoes by B. F.. Beard & Co. Get your
number at Contest Booth.
For the Biggest Family on the Grounds, The
Hardinsburg Mill Co., will give two sacks of flour
For the Biggest Family coming in one Vehicle,
the Electric Light Co., will give two sacks of flour.
MUSIC ALL DAY. CARNIVAL ATTRACTIONS
EVERYBODY COME AND HAVE A GOOD TIME
ICE CREAM. SOFT DRINKS. FISH POND
MRS. JESS DUNN
DIES AT AXTEl
Complications Cause of Death
Daughter of Late Dr. J. H.
Axtcl. June 20. (Special) Mrs.
Jesse Dunn died at her home here
Saturday following an illness' of com
plication of diseases. She had suff
ered for some time but bravely kept
up until about three weeks ago when
she became bedfast.
Mrs. Dunn was the eldest daughter
of the late Dr. J. H. Hart and Lcda
Temple Hart, of McDaniels, and was
a very kind. lovcable woman. She
will be greatly missed both in her
home and nicghborhood.
Surviving arc her husband and
three children; two sisters, Mrs. Wil
lie Cannon, of Hardinsburg, and Mrs.
Orrie Dudgeon, of McDaniels, also
two brothers. Messrs. Guy and Estes
Hart, of McDaniels.
Arrangements for the funeral had
not been completed as late as Sunday.
DISTRICT S. S. CON
VENTION AT GARFIELD
The first magisterial district Sun
day school convention will be held at
Garfield, Ky., on Sunday, July 3, 1921,
beginning at 9:30 a. m.
We are hoping to make this one of
the best meetings this district has had
Let every Sunday school in tile dis
trict have a delegate present with a
report of your school.
C. C. Brock, President.
Evelyn Bruington, See
A twehc pound baby girl arrived
in the home of Mr. and Mrs. Arthur
Scales on Tuesday, June 14.
Cards have been received announc
ing the arrival of Miss Mildred Love
Tinius on June 1, 1921 at the home of
Mr. and Mrs. Robert Tinius in Mul
vania, Kansas. Hardinsburg Record-Press.