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COLUMBIA, ADAJR COUNTY, KENTUCKY, WEDNESDAY OCT. 23, 1912
Expressions on Death' f Gov.
In the death of Governor Hindman
Kentucky loses a good citizen, a faith
ful officer and a fearless advocate of
honest public policies.
Governor Hindman was a Democrat
in the truest sense of the word, but
he did not believe Democracy depend-
ed solely upon party organization or
Machine activities. He believed in
the people and he believed that the
people should be supreme over party
organization and party orders.
In DOT Governor Hindman jielded
to the soliciation of the Palmer and
Buckner Democrats and consented to
make the race for Clerk of the Court
of Appeals, in order to keep together
the forces that had left the party in
1S96. A convention was held in Louis
ville, and earnest declaration of poli
cies and bold declaration of purposes
were made. Reluctantly Governor
Hindman agreed to be the leader in a
contest in which there was only in
volved one unimportant office, the
light for which was not to be backed
by a systematic organization through
out the State.
The movement was ill-advised, but
Governor Hindman had in him those
qualities that induce a man to lead
a forlorn hope. He entered the con
test and fought it out to the end,
knowing the end from the beginning.
One by one those who were most ear
nest in their demands upon him left
him, bub he carried the flag in honor,
through the campaign down to defeat.
The end has come to him suddenly,
but in a certain sense peacefully. He
carried through life a spirit of cheer
fulness and self-respect that made
him a force in public and private life.
He passes from the busy scenes of life
followed by the respect and the sor
row of his fellow citizens. Louisville
Former Lieut-Governor Jamas R.
Hindman died at his home in Colum
bia, Monday, sudenly, as we are infor
med. He leaves his wife, who was
Mrs. Corilla Carter of this place, to
whom he was married fourteen months
ago He is also survived by one son,
Dr. Robt. nindman of Columbia.
The interment was at CoIumbia,Tues
day. Gov. Hindman was a devout
le'mber oi the Methodist church and
was known all over the state as a man
of the highest honor. Glasgow He
publican. Former Lieut-Gov. J. it Hindman
died at his home in Columbia, Mon
day after a brief illness, lie was
Lieutenant Governor undei Gov. .T.
Proctor Knott from 18S3 to 1SS7. He
was 73 years old and during his long
career held many positions of trust.
During the Civil War he made a
JUllll cue omi nai tiu lunui; ui
splendid record in the Union Army-
The funeral services and interment
were at Columbia Tueseay afternoon.
Attorny General James Garnett, be--fore
a group of gentlemen in Louis-,
ville, paid the dead statesman a high
compliment, and expressed his pro
fotndest sorrow at his death.
He was one of the most prominent
men in this part of the State, and his
death casts a gloom over the entire
section. Taylor County Enquirer.
3u the death of Gov. James It. Ilind-
at Columbia the State lost an old
scl ool gentleman, his home county a
most useful citizen, the Methodist
church an able defender of the faith
anu his thousands of friends one in
whom there was no guile E. Town
On Thursday. October 31st 1912, at
' my residence in Columbia, Ky., I will
sell at public auction personal proper
ty consisting of household and kitch
en furniture, some farming imple
ments, and 2 good Jersey heifers aged !
4 and 21 months respectively. The
one 21 months of age has been bred to
a registered Jeisey. Terms made
known on day of sale at 10 o'clock a.
m. 50-2t W. B. Patteson.
Mr. J W. Coy aud the Walker
JBros., completed the interior of the
Presbpterian church in due time for
Presbytery. The inside now presents
a, very beautiful appearance, but to
appreciate the taste displayed in beau
Hfyiug the walls and ceiling, one will
rmlse to visit the buflding.
VJ' Teacher's Recital Lindsey-Wilson
:Qhp Friday night, Octoler 25,1912,
Transylvania Presbytery, in connec
tion with the Presbyterian church U.
S. A., convened at the Presbyterian
church in this place, Friday evening
of last week, and closed its session
Monday morning at 11 o'clock.
Thi introductory sermon was
preached by the retiring Moderator,
Rev. Geo. S. Watkins, of Mt. Vernon,
Rev. EVC. Hamilton, of the Mar
rowbone church, was elected Moder
ator of the Presbytery, and occupied
the pulpit of the Presbyterian church,
Sunday morning. In addition to the
routine business, there were popular
addresses each evening on subjects
pertaining to the work of the church.
On Friday evening was an address
by Rev. C. T. Michel, of Harlan, on
Evangelism in the Mountains of Ken
tucky, on Saturday Evening by Dr.
W. A Provine, of Nashville, Term,
representing the Sunday School Pub
lication work. Sunday evening was
devoted to the subject of Missions,
and addresses were made by Rev. C.
W. Byers, returned Missionary from
Japan, and Dr. Murdock, engaged in
the mountain work of Kentucky.
The sermons and addressess were
highly appreciated by our people, and
the presence of the representatives of
the church in our midse was in ev
ery way pleasant.
Such meetings are up-lifting social
ly and spiritually to the communities
in which they are held.
We trust that the brethren who
were our guests for a few days, enjoy
ed their stay with us, and that they
may" visit us again.
Resolutions Adopted by Presbytery.
That, the visiting commissioners of
Transylvania Presbytery are deeply
appreciative of the genuine hospital
ity extended them by the pastor and
parish of the Columbia and Union
That, the church building, in which
the sessions of Presbytery were held,
lias very effectively been beautified
for God's glory;
That, a copy of these resolutions be
published in The Adair County News.
C. T. Michel, Chairman.
Will Build a Handsome Brick.
Dr. 11. A.-Jones, of Cincinnati, who
is a son of Dr. and Mrs. J. T. Jones,
Montpelier, was in Columbia last
week, in company with his mother,
with the view of buying a small tract
of land, near town, upon which to
build a handsome dwelling. They
were suited by Mr. Tom Waggener,
who sold the doctor twenty-five acres
off his farm to the leffc of lhe Stan"
ford road, above the home of Mr. G
S, Harris, lie paid $1,000 for the
tract, and will erect a handsome
brick, two story residence, which will
be the home of his parents.
Attention is called to the pro
fessional card of Mr. W. T. Ottley in
this issue of the News. Mr. Ottley
lias been a qualified attorney for ten
years, having been admitted to the
bar immediately after graduating
from the law University of Virginia.
Coming to Kentucky he formed a
partnership with Judge James Dent
on, of Somerset, and the two were to
gether Tor two years. Since remov
ing to Columbia he has engaged in
other business, but he is in love with
Ills chosen profession, and can gener
ally be found at his office in the Gar
Mr. W. 11. Collins, District Superin
tendent of Kentucky Children's Home
Society, located in Louisville, was
here several days of last week in the
interest of the home. There are a
great many children in the institu
tion, bright little fellows, for whom
the management want to find homes.
Few, if any, medicines, have met
with the uniform success that has at
tended the useef Chamberlain's Colic,
Cholera aud Diarrhoea Remedy. The
remarkable cures of colic and diar
rhoea which it has effected in almost
every neighborhood have given it a
wide reputation. For sale by Paull
Mr. R. F. Rowe, who purchased At
torney General Garnett's residence,
one of the best pieces of property in
Columbia, has taken possession, he
and his wife having removed to it
last week. "Sir. Rowe bought the res
idence and land attached for $4,500.
Wanted: Peafowls, $1.50 each.
W. T. Hodgen,
Box 232,' , Campbellsville, Ky.
The Prnnnctri Ttirnnitfe.
Some inquiries are being made about
the proposed turnpike from James
town to Columbia, Yia Russell
Springs. In answer to these, it might
be well to state that the matter has
not been dropped. On the contrary, a
meeting of some of those interested
was held at Jamestown, Saturday,
October 12th, at which it was decided
that shortly after the election, the
taking of subscriptions to the capital
stock will be commenced. It was first
thought we should begin immediately,
but, owing to the business engage
ments of some of the persons most in
terested, it was found advisable to
postpone the matter for a short
The people at Jamestown want to
say to the people at Columbia and
those along the road that with thier
co-operation the road can be built.
It seems to be the opinion of those
concerned that the money ought to
be raised this fall and winter, the
organization perfected and all prepa
rations made to begin work as soon as
the conditions of the road will permit,
in the spring.
It also seems to lie agreed that even
if all the stock is not subscribed this
fall, the work should be commenced,
and that we should work at each end
of the road at the same time. The
plan suggested is to build five miles
from Columbia this way, and at the
same time construct the road to Rus
sell Springs, which is about five miles
If only ten miles of the road can be
constructed next year, the tolls could
be collected on that part. More in
formation will be given from time to
time .through the columns of the
paper, as the work of subscription prp
A Grand Rally.
A grand final rally of the Democra
cy of Kentucky will he held in every
county sea,t in the State on Saturday
afternoon, November 2nd.
Every Democrat and every voter ex
pecting to support the Democratic
ticket this year is urged to attend
this rally. The names of the speakers
will be announced later.
J. X. Camden, Chairman.
Rev. R. F. Jaudon, pastor of the
Baptist church, Campbellsville, a
very able divine, commenced a series
of meetings at YAon, four miles from
Columbia, the latter part of last week.
We understand that the attendance,
especially at the evening service, is
good. Rev. Jaudon is a very enter
taining speaker and is a Biblical schol
ar. We hope to hear of good results
from this meeting.
The implicit confidence that many
people have in Chambcrlaiu's Colic,
Cholera and Diarrhoea Remedy is
founded on fchelr experience in the use
of that remedy and their knowledge
of the many remarkable cures of colic,
diarrhoea and dysentery that it ha
effected. For sale by Paull Drug Co.
Rev. J. R. Crawford and Miss Eliza
beth Holladay returned from Edmon
ton last Friday where they had been
engaged in a ten day's meeting, the
former conducting the song service.
I A great deal of interest was mani.
i fested during the services, there being
thirty-five professions under Rev.
Crawford's preaching. Rev. Crawford
is very much liked by the people of
Metcalfe county, and the excellent
singing, Miss Holladay being' the lead
er, endeared her to the hearts of the
The Fifty-seventh Annual Session
of the Kentucky State Medical Asso
ciation, which will convene in Dr.
Powell's First Cluistian Church, in
Louisville, Oct., 29, 30 and 31st? Spe
cial rates on the railroads will be giv
en. Especial attention will be paid to
Pellagra and Infantile paralysis.
A verdict of 310,000 was awarded in
favor of Hubbard Caven of New Al
bany, against Geo. Al Edwards et al.,
of Green countj7, Ky.
ed that a conspiracy
drive him out of the
was formed to
State of Ken-
Gov. McCreary has appointed a long
list of delegates to the Rivers and
narbors Congress, which will convene
in Washington, D. C, December 4, 5
and 6. Among the number is Mr.
John W. Flowers, Cashier of the Bank
Mr. S. M. Burdette bought twenty
two mules in the county within the
last few days, ranging in price from
8125 to S185.
Teachers Association to be held at
Glensfork, Saturday October 25, 1912,
Music conducted by J. V. Dudley,
J. W. Turner.
Devotional M. E. Rlair.
Words of welcome May Upton.
Response Ben Jeffries.
1 Patron's view of the public school
of to-day J. W. Marshall, Mathew
2 Methods of teaching beginners to
read Mrs. J. B. Yates.
3 From which does the mind gain
more knowledge, reading or observa
tion S. W. Turner.
4 Enumerate some method of teach
ing advanced reading Flora Powell.
5 How assign, study and recite a
spelling lesson Nell Miller, Robert
6 Outline your method of teaching
grammar to make it interesting to
pupils S. P. Stapp.
7 Discuss the cutural utilitarian
values of arithmetic Robert Willis,
8 How may the parent aid the work
and influence of the schoolJ. R.
Abrel, O. M. Willis.
9 Educational values of history and
how to successfully teach it Roy
Hadley, James Hayes.
10 Outline a brief course civies
which you think would be really valu
ableAlbert Bryant, Joe Calhoun.
11 Make an outline of the facts of
nature that children may be taught
in school Nell Miller.
12 Give general standards of teach
ing geography and tell how the subject
may. be closely related to the home
life of the children J. V. Dudley, J.
13 An orderly school room-describe
one Elva Murrell, May Upton.
14 How time is wasted in the school
room Ua Epperson, Frank Taylor.
15 Cliaracter building in school J.
16 Industrial education Cortez
17 Is a classical education a benefit
to a man in ordinary business Ben
18 The school as a factor toward
making the future citizenship of
Kentucky Miss Pearl Hindman.
La,st Notice to Tax-Payers.
I, or one of my deputies, will meet
the tax-payers of Adair county at the
following times and places to receive
your taxes for the year 1912. These
taxes are now past due and must be
paid at once. I trust that every tax
payer will take advantage of this op
portunity to meet and settle same,
and save trouble and cost both to you
and myself. Will be at:
Cane Valley, Saturday, Nov., 16
Knifley, Saturday, Nov , 23.
Roley, Friday, Nov., 22.
Pellytou, Thursday, Nov., 21.
MaGaha Friday. Nov., 15.
Roy, Thursday, Nov., 14.
Glensfork, Wednesday, Nov
Sparksville, Tuesday, Nov.,
Elroy, Wednesday, Nov., 13
Gradyville, Saturday, Nov.,
Keltner, Friday, Nov., 15.
Milltown, Thursday, Nov., 14.
A. D Patteson S". A. C,
Positions for All.
The young people of this county,
who are desirous of entering business
life on good salaries, should consider
well the advantages and opportunities
offered by the Bowling Green Bus
iness University, a school that is now
receiving more calls for its graduates
than several such Institutions could
Married in Oklahoma.
News was received at this otlice, a
few days ago, of the second marriage
of Mrs. Annie Frazer, a well-known
and highly respected lady, a former
resident of Columbia, the event occur
red at Commanchee, Oklahoma, Sept.,
8th, the name of the groom being Mr.
J. W. Downpain, a prosperous farmer
Mrs. Downpain is a sister of Mrs. J.
H. Young and Mrs. L. T. Neat, this
Valuable Land For Sale.
I have 1G5 acres of good laud, in
three tracts which I will sell private
ly at a bargain. Two tracts are in
Green count-, near the Adair line, one
in Adair near the Green county line.
Good dwelling on one tract, and I am
using all tliree tracts as one farm.
Will sell any one, or ail three of the
40-2m . Dr. J. J. Booker,
:i Miami, Ky.
Henry Altsheller bought sixteen
mules here Monday of last wee''. The
prices run from 8130 to $170.
Russell Circuit Court.
The fall term of the Russell Circuit
Court opened at Jamestown last Mon
day. There are several murder cases
on the docket, and it is known that
one indictment for that grave crime
will be returned early in the session,
the offense having been committed
two months ago.
Judge J. C. Carter arrived early in
the forenoon, and by 12 m., he had the
grand jury instructed, and it was at
The first two days will be taken up
in trying misdemeanor cases. The
criminal charges being called later,in
A large crowd is in town to-day,
business of all kinds being good.
A Double Wedding.
Last Wednesday afternoon Mr. Fo
ree Hood and Miss Ruth SublettJMr.
R. B. Watson and Miss Susie K. Page,
all of Cane Valley, drove into Colum
bia and to the residence of Eld. Z. T.
Williams, where both couples wera
joined in wedlock. The bride of the
first couple is a daughter of Mr. and
Mrs. J. W. Sublett; the groom a son
of Mr. Creed Hood; the bride of the
second couple is a daughter of the late
Jordan Page, and the groom a son of
Mr. Jack Watson.
All the parties are well connected,
and they have the best wishes of
On Saturday, October 2Cth 1912, I
will sell, at my residence, to the high
est bidder, the following:
t pair work mules, 5 and 7 years old.
1 milk cow. Two young heifersj One
good wagon and harness. Farming
tools of all kinds. Household and
kitchen furniture. The sale begin at
10 a. m. J. W. Todd.
Was Eighty-Three Years Old.
Mrs. G. J. Bosley, of Lebanon, who
was the mother of Mrs. L. B. Hurt,
this place, died at her late home one
day in week before last. She was
eighty-three years old. Her husband,
who is the same age, is quite feeble,
and is not expected to live but a short
time. Mrs. Hurt was with her moth
er when she died, and will remain in
Lebanon as long as her father remains
in a critical condition.
Mrs. Hurt has the sympathy of the
residents of this town.
Comet Is Coming.
A new camet will be seen here in a
few days. The comet, which is of
nou-pesiodic, or stray variety, was dis
covered by Prof. Gale, of Sidney, Au
stralia on September 8th. It is still
too far South to be seen in this lat
itude, but is traveling northward, and
probably be visible -in a few days in
the southwestern sky after sunset.
In the last few Weeks the Busmen
University at Bowling Green has sent
out eighteen of its Telegraphy stu
dents to good railroad positions, but it
still has on file thirty-seven vacancies
which it can not supply, because it
lias sent out all that are ready.
Young men aspiring to such positions
had better take notice.
Tom Redman, a man about forty
years old, whose home is in the White
Oak district, was sent to Anchorage
lasS week. He was adjudged last May
but in July he was returned home. A
few weeks ago it was noticed that his
mind was again unbalanced, and he
was returned to Anchorage, as above
stated.v nis brothers have shown a
great interest in him.
The new iron bridge which spans
Russell's creek, near the Burk Ford,
will be completed this week. It will
be a great convenience to the travel
ing public and to the neighborhood
vMr. J. A.Young will complete paint
ing Mr. B E. Rowe's residence by the
mitldle of this week. Persons who
have seeu it say that the building has
been greatly enchanced in appearance-
Talk to your friends, who have been
fitted with glasses by our optician,
our prices are very reasonable. Come
iu before he leaves.
Paull Drug Co.
Two,first-class sewing machinesand
- - S. N. Hancock.
Says Conditions in Bowling Green
Were Favorable Left For
Franklin to Continue his
J. B. Coffey, assistant state lire
marshal, who for the past week has
been inspecting the various business
houses in Bowling Green, for the pur
pose of having the owners of the build
ings remedy any defects which might
exist, thereby lessening the dangers
of fires, this afternoon completed his
work here and left for Franklin, where
he will continue his work. During
his stay here Mr. Coffey has visited
practically every business house in the
city. A complete report was made of
the condition of each building, which
was forwarded to the chief fire mar
shal at Frankfort. Mr. Coffey also
had a large amount of rubbish remov
ed from the alleys and streets of the
city, and the trash and garbage wag
ons have been extremely, busy since
his work was begun here.
Mr. Coffey stated to a reporter of
The News today that he had found
conditions very satisfactory in Bowl
ing Green and that owners of build
ings had cheerfully responded to his
requests to remedy any conditions ha
might deem unsafe, He was assisted
here by Officer Conners, who wasdei
tailed by Chief Hall to aidVhim in the
work. The Park City Daily News.
ADAIR CIRCUIT COURT OFKY
S. n. Absher &c, Plff., 1
J. W. Absher &c DefL, 1
By virtue of a judgment aud order
of sale of Adair Circuit Court, render
ed at the September term, thereof,
1912, in the above cause, I shall pro
ceed to offer for sale at the court
house door in Columbia, Ky., to the
highest bidder at public auctiou, on
Monday, the 4th day of November,
1912. at one o'clock, p. m., or there
about, being county court, upon a
credit of six months, the following de
scribed property, to-wit. All sit
uated in Adair County, Ky. 3 shares
of tiie Stephen Humphress land con
taining (56 acres known as lots Nos.,
7, S and 9. A tract of land containing
.1 acres lying on the waters of Green
River, known as the home place, a 10(1
acre tract and a 431 acre tract of land
lying on the waters of Blue Hole
Branch of Green River known as tits
Murrell land, a tract of land known
as the Sanders laud containing 50
acres, a tract of land lying on tle wa
ters of Green River known as ih
Green laud contiujjnjf 5 acres, a tract .
.or iaFid lying on the waters ot -.tfedn
j River known as the Grant land, cou
1 taiuing S( acres. For complete de
Jscription, reference is made to U1&,
1 judgment and order of sale of record
I in drdgr book No., 13 page 103, of the-
Adair Circuit n0rm Clerk 3 oflice. I
will first offer said lands in 3 lots as
follows: The 3 shares Stephen num
phres land containing 6 acres togeth
er. The 5 acre tract, known as the
home place, the 100 acre tract and the
431 acre tract known as the Murrell
land together the Sanders tract, the
Green tract, and the Grant tract con
taining 142J acres together. I will
then offer all the land together, and
will accept the bid or bids that bring
the most money, or suilicient thereof
to produce the sums of money so or
dered to be made. For the purchase
price, the purchaser, with apporved
surely or securities, must execute
bond, bearing legal interest from the
day of sale until paid, and having the
force aud effect of a judgment. Bid
ders will be prepared to comply
promptly with these terms.
W. A. Coffey, Master Commissioner.
Wm. R. Dooley, a native of Adair
county, but who has been living m
Taylor county for many years, died
I suddenly at his home in Campbells
1 ville, last week. He was an ex-Feder-
al soldier, aud was 77 years, (5 months
and 11 days old. no is survived by a
wife, oue daughter aud eight sons.
Attorney General James Garnett, of
this place, was elected last week,'
Deputy Grand Master of the Grand1
Council of Masons. Next year he
will be advanced to Grand Master -of
this body of Masons.
Miss Jennie MoFarland will' please'
accep'b the thanks of this - r??c an
1 Indianapolis daily contain! w,,ich in
teresting political Informant?