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June IX I91S
A Paramount pro
duction of superi
SOME OF THE ANCIENT LAND
MARKS OF BUSY, BUSTLING
Th Courier Journal ia advertis
InK for tlie oldest and moat ancient
buiding in each county of tha State.
Christian was one of tha first coun
tic ,-er,talli.shed after tha original
five were laid out, of which Logan
was one. Christian waa cut off from
Logan embracing all territory west
of Todd and Henderson counties
including thoie counties and running
westward to the Kentucky Pur
chase. The county waa laid off prior
to 1797 and there are several housas
till standing that war built in the
ensuing ten years.
Tha original house of B. T. Wood,
the pioneer, was located near the
present corner of Campbell and
Fourteenth streets, and soma parts
of ha timbers are probably still ex
ant in an old hous on the same
lot. This however, ia not known to
be a fact
What ia believed to be tha oldest
housa in Hojikinsvilla ia tha recent
ly remodeled housa of J. W. Bould
in. on tha northwest corner of Main
and Second streets. It waa an old
housa in the earliest memory of men
now 80 years old. It waa owned then
by the parents of Henry Moor.
Tha place now owned and occu
pied by N. B. Edmunds, on Liberty
street, waa owned and occupied by
In the same period tha house of
George Kolb. at Main and Thirteen
th street, was occupied by Archi
, bald Cant.
Zack Gloss lived in tha old brick
boas just beyond the Tabernacle,
which atill stands but little changed.
Tha Wilson Boyd place a little
, further out Seventh street haa juat
haen sold to be moved away. L.
W. Meana bought it. It waa another
Tha John C. Latham horn wits'
, cleared away to make way for Vir
ginia Park in 1912 and waa rebuilt
on Alumnae avenue.
CoL Jaa. Uucknar'a Ana old houaa
on the corner of CUy and Sixteenth
till stands and ia occupied by J.
" P. Thompson.
Th Dillard place, known aa the
eicamDoai Bouse- from having
rounded porches on both ends, ia
now owned and occupied by Capt.
Jao. R. Green. It ia on Main and
Fourteenth streets and waa used as
military headquarter in 1864.
Th Wallar place on Main and
17th (treat ta atill in th fami
ly, owned by H. D. Wallace. It waa
a mansion in Ha day and in atill a
On old brick dwelling house with
modern 'improvement added.
Further up Main street th ante
bellum house of Jo. W. Campbell
U atiU occapiad by hi daughter.
taum necu lampb.Il.
Th S. if. Andron houa on
ith street waa built nearly 100
year ago and waa ocevai! in aar
y time by James Trie, grand
uler of J no. B. TW
e bui.R. U. Wooldridir) flae m 1 '.Ml
iediaia wa aaw af ib fLap - tr
UrfTT. Hill - li.snm Jn.ia.im
Cauadlau auilulrcraft gunner running to their guns la rcspona to au alunn
per plac until th lata E. H. Hopper
built a finer brick houa on 18th
trevt, now owned by Dr. Austin Bell
and thoroughly modernised.
Mr. Hopper's drug stor property
on Main street near the court square
is believed to be the oldest business
huue in the city. It is still occupied
.i a drug store without any change.
The T. S. Brynn house, another
very old one, haa been moved from
its original site to another part of
.he li.t. but still stands.
The Kirtley Twyman place on 1 Sth
street is also a very old one.
Others in the 75 to 100 years old
clasa are the Charles Knight place,
the Jaa. H. Ware place, Cate's mill,
the Hille block, originally the Bap
tist church sold in 1894, the house
occupied by Dr. M. W. Roizcll and
St. Charles Court one owned by J.
lr. F. M. Slites occupies the fin'.
old Joe K. Gant place on East 7th
Mias Bvttie Stevenson's place on
North Main ia another land mark.
One of the very old places ia the
Weber home just west of the court
house occupied by Hr. II. Weber. It
ia now used practically unchanged
for law o (Tires.
Just north of town the Isaac Cald
well place is now owned by Low
Johnson. There ia a tradition that
during the war Kauc Caldwell buried
much property of the Bank of Hop
kinsville in his yard for safe keep
ing. He was connected with the
Bnk of Hopkinsvillc that then oc
cupied the house since converted into
Hotel Main, with additions.
About three miles from town on
the Antioch road la the Kirkman
plac where the grandfather of John
A. Browning built his house in the
wilderness in 1805 and brought with
him a rose bush from North Carolina
and planted it by his front door.
The rose was there a few yeurs agu
nd muy be yet, so far as wo are
advised. Mr. Browning secured a
sprout from it long after it wus 100
years old and il is thriving land
blooming at his home on South Main.
Bethel College was built in 1853
and th fin old building, a iwrfvct
example of Corinthian architecture
with great columns 30 ft. in height is
th beat built house in Hopkinsvillo,
Radford & Johnson
We will sell you a farm in Christian and adjoin
We know the (arm lands of this community and
Will do our best to sell you a good farm or will sell
you a nice house and lot in the city.
We have several attractive farms in our hands
for sale. Prices reasonable.
2'5 acre U mile of Falrvlew on rural mute. Well im
proved and well watered, about 70 acre of fin bottom land. A
bargain al f 10.OU0.0O. Terma reasonable.
200 acre 5 miles aoulhwetd of Ilopkinsville on pike, well im
proved. All good tillable land, red clay foundation and lie walL
l'ric 170.00. Both of these farms are bargaina.
Come to see us and we will show you something
Office: Pennyroyal Building.
with brick walls two feet thick. It
ia' also historic in that it was used
as a hoHpital for Gen. Lloyd Tight
man's confederate soldiers, 7,000 of
whom wintered her in 1861-2 and
went from here to the battle of Ft
Donclson in Feb. 1882. Of th sold
iers, mostly from Mississippi and
Texaa, 101 died of measles and other
diseases and are buried "her. In
1886 the Confederate Monument
erected by John C. Latham, Jr., was
dedicated to them, then unknown.
Years Inter a book containing their
names waa found by the lute H. C.
We have received a coupon de
scribing the Pennington home near
the line of Christian and Muhlenberg
counties, which is over 100 years old
and was the center of some stirring
events about 14..
(Furnished by Whitfield Bro.,
Odd Fellows Bldg )
June I.', 1918.
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Lsuisvillo Lit Slack.
Cutlte RerripU 200; steady.
Hugs Receipts 3100; steady.
Sheep Receipts 2'JOO; active,
TOBACCO MEN TAXED.
The Mayfield Council has levied
the following license taxes on tobac
co men : . ,
Tobacco broker, $100.
Tobacco dealer. $100.
Tobacco rehandler, $100.
Tobacco agent, representing domes
tic or foreign buyer $100.
This will probably bring in over
of U approach of li illu airplaue.
Mis Gertrude Mattingly, who
has ben visiting M.. Margaret Vlck.
er for the past three weeks, left
yesterday for her home in Owensboro.
Miss Margaret Vukcrs went to
Madisonville yr-.te.lny morning for a
month's visit to friend and relatives.
Rev. Everett S Smith and Rev. J.
W. Stiles are in Nashville attending a
meeting of the National Committee
on the Churches and Moral Aim of
the War. Thii committee began a
three day session yesterday at Van-
Mrs. Iaac Garrott is visiting her
parents, Mr. and Mrs. J. C. Johnson,
on S. Walnut street.
Miss Ann Turner Humphrey, of
Collinsville, Tenn.. is th guest of
her sister, Mrs. Durrett Moor.
Mrs. T. C. Jetton left yesterday
for a visit to her husband in .St
Paul. He is in the aviation section
of fh U. S. Army and ia expecting
to sail for France soon.
Dr. and Mrs. T. W. Blakey returned
from Evansville yesterday. They were
accompanied by Judge William Blak
ey who will make Hopkinsvill his
Mr. Ed Barnes, of Nashville, an
independent insurance adjuster whs
travels all over th south, is in th
city on business.
Miss Katie Hille, of Roaring
Springs, Trigg county, ia spending
th week with her aunt Mrs, Fahnl
C. Hille at Hille's Flats.
Mr. Mack Johnson and brother and
Mr. Powell, all of th South Todd
county country, were her yesterday
Judge Edwin Garner of LaFayette,
was in th city yesterday.
Prof. T. H. Likens, of Crofton,
wus here yentcrduy. He stated that
he will not teach th Crofton school
again aa principal.
FOR SALE No. 6 Royal Type
writer, slightly used. $40. CaII935.
A Furnace With
Think of ill Stands in tha callar
diractly under on reeister and
pnuri heat us throuah all tha Uim.
Warms I tha farthest coroar and
maintains a tempatatuni thai but
twa Of three law thaa u th
room where th regular "a.
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V t i' r.'l OR
YOUNG LIEUTENANT TELLS OF
WINGING A HUN PLANE.
First Lieutenant Bruc II. fleet
er, M. R. C, eon of Dr. J. 8. Heeler,
of Evansville, la probably the Ant
man in his section to "get" a Hun
airplane. Lieutenant Beeler did H
with a gun of a land battery and at
th first shot.
In a private letter he says: "Th
planes her are marvelous. They
claim to have some which average
160 miles an hour, carrying two pas
sengers and two machine guns. Th
men who fly them ar th bravest.
coolest and seemingly moat irresponsi
ble fellow in th world. They do
unbelievable stunts and take it all
as a matter of course, just a mer
incident in th day's work. I don't
se how they'll ever b satisfied with
merely living on th ground again,
when this ia over.
On American drov hi machine
into German plan yesterday,
wrecking it completely whil h es
caped. He ram back with on wing
torn. Rickenbacker, I believe i hia
nam. W have some of th best
birdmen in th game, her in our
neighborhood for which we ar thank
In another letter dated a day or
two later h aays:
Well I got my first Hon. Brought
him down with a land battery. He
was flying lower than usual, and I
took aim. I saw th shell break in
front of him, and hi machin became
a mas of smoke and slowly crumbled
and trailed downward. It waa a good
shot all right (if you'll pardon th
conceit) and believ m I had a "nlc
little feeling" when I realised I had
Th allies ar surely getting th
supremacy in th air. It ia said th
Germans no longer raid Paris ba-
csus they can't spar th plan."
HER SIXTH HUSBAND.
Paducah. Ky., June 12. Th old
est people married in this county in
several years were B. C Jonas,
aged 70 years, prominent fanner
of Livingston county, Ky., and Mrs.
Matilda E. Fulks, aged .l years, a
well-known woman of Paducah. Th
ceremony was performed by th
Rev. H. C. Hopewell, pastor of th
East Baptist church. It was th
second marriage of th groom and
th sixth of th bride. They left
yesterday for Livington county to
Orders taken for
Today, Thursday, June 13th f
We are going to
These Pumps are the best values in our store and were
sold at $8.50. SEE SHOW WINDOW. The dots on
the big card show the sizes and widths.
Th June meeting of th Athen
aeum th last until September, will
b held to-night at 7 o'clock at Hotel
Judge W. T. Fowler and Rev. C.
M. Thompson will furnish th pro
gram. Judge Fowlar will discuss
"Our Food Supply," Dr. Thompson
has not announced hia subject.
BUD COOLEY DEAD.
John William (Bud) Cooley died
Tuesday night at th Western State
Hospital, aged B7 year. He was
received at th Inatitution about a
year ago. II leaves a family who
reside in Nashville. Th interment
took plac in Riverside cemetery yes
Eyes tested, ten jroond.
Basket or Dozen.
Snap Beans 35c Gal.
"If On the MarketTvc Have It"
Four Deliveries Daily.
Telephone 79 or 118-
C. R. CLARK & CO.
BIG MAIN STREET GROCERY
put on sale 53 pairs of high-grade
for Young Women, and the price
Th call for nurse ander as
pires of Red Cms authorities la most
urgent. Thousands ar needed for
military service and this errie cn
for the best of our yoang woman
hood. There must be many fn Chris
tian county with a genain tor of
humanity and a deslr t sere th
great need of our wn country and
nur Allies. Training schools gie
professional training and student
nurses receive maintenance and
smalt allowance while In training.
The army I about to open schools
for nurse in om of th canton
menta. Studenta most b St year f
age and have completed a high school
edurstion. This gives young women
a definite opportunity t oe) ptri
tie service whil they aeejair pro
fession. Further Information may
b obtained at Red Cross Haadqsart
rs. Your Business Appreciated
Quick Delifery Serrice
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