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XOLOHIIA, ADAIR COUNTY, KENTUCKY, WEDNESDAY DEC. 4, 1912.
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-"DEATH OF. PROMI
NENT CITIZEN.
Capt
W. W. Bradshaw, Known to
Every Body in Adair County
Crosses the Divide.
FUNERAL SERVICES FRIDAY MORNING.
The subject of tins article finished a
long and usef al carreer last Wednes
day morning at 5 o'clock. His death
was peaceful and it was not a sur
prise to his many friends of this com
munity, as his condition was known to
have been criticahTor more then ten
days. Jle realized that his departure
was rapidly approaching, and talked
freely with his pastor, telling him of
his willingness to bid farewell to
earthly loved ones, knowing that his
preparation had been accepted, and
that when his soul left the body it
would be received in that celestial
city beyond the skies.
The deceased was born at Mont
peljer, this county, June 14, 1837, mak
ing him seventy-live years and five
months and a few days old when the
end came.
. Capt. Bradshaw had beeli reasonably
successful in life, and was ever ready
"to help the needy, and he was a will
ing giver to advance the cause of
-Christ. For a number of years he en
gaged in Sunday-school work, perhaps
organized more schools tlian any
other one man In "Kentucky. White J
thus engaged his 'field was principally
in Eastern Kentucky, going to that
section when there were but few
church buildings' aud very few religi
ous organizations. Since he com
menced to blaze the way .churches and
school houses have been dotted al
over that section of the State. '
He was not only liberal in Church
affairs, but was ever ready to lend his
assistance and give of Ids means to en
terprises that had for their object the
bettering of Columbia and, Adair'
county. " i
Wheu the war between the States '
uiuftu uui, ne espuusea cue cause oi
the iNorth enlisted the Union army
and served gallantly until discharg
ed. avuout uie ume ne reached his ma
jority he made a profession of his faith (the Century magazine taken for ad
in Christ, uniting with the Cumber-. vertising purposes costs i $500, in
land Presbyterian Church, in which Harper's 400: in other prominent
organization he was faithful until the j magazines from $350 down to $100. A
Union, aud since that time until his
death he was a Killing Elder in the
Presbyterian Church, this place.
His death brought sorrow to many
homes, and all hearts are in the ten
merest sympathy for his aged compan
ion. The funeral services were held in
the Pgesbyterian church Friday
morning at 10 o'clock, conducted by
his pastor, lie v. .1. R. Crawford, as
sisted by his former pastor, KeV. W.
n. C. Sandidge, of Greeusburg. The
church was hlled with friends, many
leaving their homes in the country to
pay their respects to the honored
dead.
After services all that was mortal of
thisirood man was lniil m voct-. in tua i
city cemetery. Peace to his memory,
sympathy for the surviving loved
ones.
There were many Mowers.
Could Shout Por Joy
"1 want to thank you from the bot
tom ol my heart, wrote C. B. llader, t
of Lewisburg, W. Va., "for the
wonderful double benefit I goo from
Electric Bitters, in curing me of both
a severe case of gtomach trouble and
of rheumatism.Vaom which I had been
an almost helpless sufferer for ten
years. It suited my case as though
made just for me." For dyspepsia,
indigestion, jaundice, and to rid the
system of kidney poisions that cause
rheumatism. Electric Bitters have no
equal. Try them. Every bottle is
guaranteed to satisfy.
Only 50 cents ,
at Paull Drug Co.
A large class received the Shriner's
Tiegree and made the journey'Over
the hot sands to Mecca" in Louisville,
Thanksgiving night. Among the no-
txioies who mane me journey were I
Gov. J. B. McCreary and Attorney,
GeneralJas. Garnett. An elaborate
banquet followed, given in. the Seel
bach winter garden.
While the county roads are compar
atively good at this time, is the po
tent reason why they should be work
ed now. Wheu the rains come ma"ny
If tle highways will become almost
impassable.. The overseers should
notify their hands and get to business.
The pupils.who are attending school
liere were given a. vacation Thanks
giving. '
in Nemormm.
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There is something peculiarly sad in
the death of a child. How many
thousands have been moved to tears
when reading Dickens' pathetic ac
counto of the death of little Nell.
For the information of friends and
as some little solace to the bereaved
parents, I want to write briefly of a
child whose young life went out when
scarce begun. v
Louise Falkenburg Phelps, oldest
daughter of Loren O. andEflie Phelps,
was born March 11, 1904 and died
October 22, 1912, at the age of eight
years, seven months and eleven days.
The child had been sick for .some
days with tonsilitis, but when her fa
ther was at home from his school on
Sunday, her condition was not so
alarming as to prevent his return to
school.
On Tuesday she was tnuch 'worse.
Pneumonia had developed, and liar
father hurried home in response to a
telephone message, reaching her bed
side only in time to hear her say:
"Father, don't cry, I will soon be
well.'' A few minutes later she wlrts
pered, "Mother, I can't- talk to you
any more," and her young life went
out.
Louise was a bright," sweet child,
and a general favorite. Atthe home
that afternoon and at the funeral ser
vice next day strong men, unused to
tears, wept for the loss of their little
friend. The services were conducted
by Brother Tarter, of the Methodist;
church.
In school Louise was well along in
J;he4ourtii grade. She wassail excep
tional good reader. Watching her fa
ther in his studies of English Liter
ature, she was able to name many of
the leading authors and the time in
which they lived and wrote.
Such a loss seems irreparable. It
may have been best, but it is hard for
anysortof philosophy or any kind of
faith to reconcile those whose whose
home seems so dilferent now. Some-
time.
perhaps, we'll understand..
L.
P.
What Advertising Cost.
For the beuefitof those who some
time complain that advertising cost
too much, we give for the benelit of
our patrons the foil wing figures.
, A single page in a single issue of
yearly advertisement of one column in
the Chicago Tjibune costs 520,000: in
the New York Tribune $29,000 for the
lowest rates and $85,900 for the highest
rates; in the Xew York Herald the
cost for the lowest rates is $38,203 and
$350,000 for tligiiighest priced column.
Yet one can see that these papers are
always full of advertising matter, even
at these enormous prices. Won't tlus
make the man feel funny who pays
$10 a year for advertising and struts
about town posing as liberal adver
tiser
Fit His Case Exactly.
"vVhen father was sick about six
years ago he read an udvertisemeut of
Chamberlain's Tablets in the papers
that fit his case exactly,'' writes Miss
Margaret Campbell of JTt. Emith, Ark.
I "He purchased a box of them and 'he
I has not been sick since. My sister eaa
I stomacji trouble and was also benetit
! ed by them.'" For sale by all dealers.
it was reported over town last Fri
day that Mr. Hugh llichardsou's ma
chine was wrecked , near Louisville
while en route to the city from this
place, andtbaCa traveling man, who
was one of the passengers got badly
huri. Mr. Richardson returned Sun
day night., stating that there was no
truth in the report; that the radius
on his'machinegot out of fix, that no
one was hurt, and the auto was not
damaged. He drove the same machine
back home.
All Odd;Eel!ows in good standing
are requested to be at the lodge room
next Thursday night. Important,and
visitors will'be here to assist the local
! lodge. All members who have been
I elected for the aegrees must be pres
ent. G. R. Reed. X. G.
Rev, J. 11. Crawford will nut fill his
regular appointment at the Presbjc
terian church next Sunday, but will
preach at the morning hour in this
church the third Sunday. At the
j evening hour, same day, he will fill (the
pulpit at the Baptist church.
Foxes Wanted;
Grey Foxes $2.50, Bed JToxes' $5.00:
K
I Minks 8(.00 to $8.00 each; Coons $1.25,
and express, bend name of your ex
press office in first letter.
W. T. Hodgen,
Box 232 Campbellsville, Ky.
The HooR Worm.
To the Editor of the Adair County:
News: Prof. Dudley, who is teaching
the MtZioh school in the district near
Crocus, lias set a example that all
the other teachers in the county would
do well to follow. When 1 would call
on his school to talk sanitation to the
children he would always seem deeply
interested in all the snbjects talked
about. The State Board of Health
has sent out,Bulletins on the subject
of the diseases which are becoming in
Kentucky, so common, and Prof. Dud
ley has been studying these bulletins
and especially the one on the hook
worm disease, until he has undertaken
to rid his school of these pests. He
called the patrons and parents of the
school together, audlaid the case be
fore them, tellingthem about the
dangers from the hookworm disease.
He got them interested in the matter,
and at once proposed to second any ef
fort that he might make to help the
sanitary condition of the children.
The Prof, gathered 20 or 30 specimens
rom that many suspected children and
sent them to the state bacteriologist,
and had them analyzed, and six of
them were found to be effected with
hookworm, and several others were
found to be effected with other kinds
of worms, one a tape worm, !Now
these children can all be restored to
health, and instead of being dull child
ren as they have been accused of be
ing, they will be as bright as any in
school. Rowttiisis a noble workoC
Prof, Dudley," and one that ought to
be followed by other teachers iu the
county, and all the counties round
about. I hope it will be done.
Respectifully Yonrs, U.L. Taylor,
nealth Officer.
Surprise Birthday.
A most delightful day was spent at
Mr. C. E. Claycomb Saturday 3iov.
23, in honor of Mrs. Claycomb 37th
anniversary. Everybody had a royal
time, and the table was loaded with
good things to eat. Those present
were: W. K. Bradshaw, wife and
daughter, J. W. Moran a,nd wife, Mrs.
J. E. Stotts, Mrs. E. M. Stanles and
two children, Mrs. S. Simmons, andj
baby, Mrs. Robert Todd, Mrs. E.
Wilkes, Mrs. A. J. Stotts, Mrs. S.
Cain, Misses Annie Montgomery, Eva
Bradshaw, Mamye and Mattie Moran,
Mary and Georgia Todd, Sarah Cain
Georgia and Willie Moran, Ruth and
Master Paull Stotts. This day will be
long remembered by all present.
Rev. J. ir. Chandler, pastor of the
Methodist Church, preached the
Thanksgiving sermon at the Presby
terian church. lie was greeted by a
large audience, and the sermon
abounded in trutljs. iuterspirsed with
some wholesomeand timely admoni
tions s. The speaker announced that
he had spent no time in preparing a
special discourse, but his utterances
convinced his hearers that he needed
no preparation. 'He is a man who
keeps up with the progress of this
country and he cited many things for
whice we should be thankful one es-pecially-the
unprecedented prosper
ity of the nation in the way of crops,
health, etc.
- j neighbors and friends of Mr. and Mrs
Cathrine Williams, of color, moth-1 n- Simpson celebrated the 26th birth-er-in-law
of Prof. Parker Jackraan, d:iy of their daughter, Hattie.lt-was
who lives on Bouiar Heights, will be I a,so the 14th birthday of her cousin,
one hundred years old if she lives un-1 Levonia Sullivan who shared in the
til. the ISth of next April. She is the ! 1'Pnor of the occasion,
mother of 'fifteen' children, and her1 The table -was spread wjth inviting
i:nmd children and irreat srrand child-1 delicaties, which was served to 70
o
len number two hundred. She was
born and reared in Green county; but
has made her home here with hersou-in-law
for quite a number of years.
Her mind is good, but she has been
rather feeble for several days.
Foils A Poul Plot
When a shameful plot exists
I t
tween liver and bowels to cause dis
tress by refusing to act, take Dr.
King's Xew Life Pills, and end such
abuse of your system. They gently
compel right action of stamach, liver
and bowels, and restore your health
and all good feelings. 25c at Pauil
Drug Co.
Dr. Wm. Voils, whose name has
heretofore appeared in the iNews,.
giving his age,' "will be 104 years old
his next birthday. His hair is per
fectly black, not a gray hair on his
head, but what is most remarkable?
twenty 'years ago his head was sprink- f
led with gray hair. His mind .is good
and' he works a little every day.
The members of the Baptist Church
j will gladden the hearts of the Sunday-
SUIiULM UUI1U1C11 VJIUJatllUiLS BVB. -LI IB
children will nieet at the church.
If your corn is not in 'the crib you
have massed the finest season for
gathering ever known in ibis part of
the county. - &&3&& i
Eloped to Tennessee.
A telephone message Sunday night
from Mr. W. R. Lyon, Campbellsville,
to Mr. R. F. Paull, this place, stated
.that it was generally believed at the
former town where Miss Ruth Paull,
daughter of Mrs. Lena PauH,thiscity,
was visiting, that the young lady and
Mr. Sam Burdette, a young trader of
Marion county, who frequently visits
Columbia, had eloped to Tennessee, as
they had left Campbellsville in a bug
gy together and the information Mr.
Lyon received after their departure,
warranted him in the opinion that the
couple had left for the purpose of get
ting married.
Doubtless, that by the time this pa
per reaches our readers they will hava
been to gretna green and returned and
received forgiveness.
- The bride is quite young in her
sixteenth year, and was in school at
this place. She is the oldest daughter
of Mrs, Lena Paull, and was quite
popular with all her Columbia asso
ciates. Her marriage was a great sur
prise, but her numerous friends trust
that the event will bring to her much
happiness, and that her early marriage
will prove a blessing to all concerned.
The groom is well-known about Co
lumbia where he has been a success
ful mule buyer for several years, and
where he has made many warm, per
sonal friends.
Shot Wife to Death.
J. L. D. Gebert, of the Middleburg
secton of Casey county, shot and kill
ed his wife at their home Wednesday
night and has 'been arrested and
placed in jail.' He claims that it was
an accident but eye, witnesses to the
tragedy declare that he shot her deli
berately after she had entered ia a
quarrel he was having with some men
who were present. It is said Mrs.
Gebert sought to prevent her hus
band from having trouble with the
men. He was drinking and bacame
irritated and turned and shot her
down. Death was instantaneous.
She was just 24 years of age. Before
her marriage she was Miss Evans.
Basket Ball Game.
The Monticello Basket Ball Team,
accompanied by a number of
"rooters," reached here last Thursday
forenoon. The team landed in line
shape for a match game against
Lindsey-Wilson boys, and at
the
7:30
the
o'clock the bell was tapped and
contest opened.
It was interesting throughout, but
it was soon discovered that the -visit-iiTg
team was too heavy for the local,
and when the game ended the score
stood 13 to 0 in favor of the Monti
cello boys. There was some hard
playing, but good humor prevailed.
A large crowd witnessed the contest,
and when the visiting team left Sat
urday morning for Russell Springs to
engage in another contest, the local
boys gave them the glad hand, promis
ing to meet them in Monticello at an
earfyvdate.
Birthday Dinner.
On last Tuesday thev2tth inst. the
guests
The occasion was one of good will,
and the day was enjoyably spend by all
present.
. We wish to reduce our stock and are
nowselling our goods at Jow prices.
c iKKumcuLUic mtcsu auj ica
ue-rsnupes una uiumieu imi.suu season euu
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prices. AJso all kinds of novelties in
feathers, llowers, ban'ds etc. Come
and take advantages of the special
sales this week.
Mrs. Atkins & Price.
Congressman Ben Johnson says that
he has decided to recommend for post
master at Campbellsville Mr. W. I.
Meader, and for the Tiebanon ollice
Col. John B. Wathan. Mr. Meader
was reared.in Columbia'. The father
of Col. Wathan's wife, Judge W..E.
Russell, was also a native of Colum
bia Notice.
For the next few days we will pay
13 cents for good, fat "turkeys, Rnsh
them in. ' .. v
Jas. N. Norris,Son & Co. ,
The extreme dry weather has been
unusually severe on small grain and
grass and unless sown very earjy,
much seed perished. The chances are
that receeding will be necessary, next
spring, to get a stand of grass. -
Gov. W. S. Taylor Married
People by the score looked over the
register at the Hancock Hotel last
Sunday. The most consplclous names
were those of W. S. Taylor aud wife,
Indianapolis, Ind. It was soon learn
ed that W. S. Taylor was none other
than the Republican candidate for
Governor of Kentucky eleven years
ago, and who was declared elected, but
who was ousted in a contest instituted
by Wm. Gobel.
Got, Taylor reached Columbia last
Friday night and Saturday morning
he left for Russell count', and on Sun
day he was married to Mrs. Nora My
ers, whose maiden name was Lawless,
returning to Columbia in the after
noon. This marriage is the fourth venture
for Mrs. Taylor. She was first mar
ried to Lee Floyd, from whom s e
seoarateu in n. vnrv slinrfc f imo nrri'
several years thereafter they were re -
married and again separated,
she went to Greenwood. Ind..
Latr
whew
she met and married a man named
Myers, who.a few years later, was shot Mrs. Bottie W. Butler will leave foe
and killed by his brother-in-law. It' Lexington this week where she will
was in Greenwood where it is supposed , apend the winter with her sister,
that Gov. Taylor first met Mrs. Myers. Mrs. Ella Dixon.
The couple left here Monday in an m -,,! ;.P. r r. r-ii
automobile,'anditisthe understand-, JjLm "m I' ' t?
rnrrHmxw,af. ih.wcfi,ai.i.,rn5,leL.w,n.arrive for a week's
f0fi,n i.0.,MncM.
tention to take a. trip South.
While here several gentlemen, who
know Governor Taylor well,, met and
conversed with liira.
COMMISSIONER'S SALE.
ADAIR CIRCUIT COURT
OF KENTUCKY.
Hettie Rupe &e Plffs., .)
vs J.
Kizzie Mary Rupe &c Dfts., )
The above styled aotion having been
referred to me to advertise for and
take proof of cla.iina against the es
tate of A. K. Kupe, deceased. I will
receive claims and take proof .of same
at my office in Columbia, JCy., irom
the 4th day of December, 1912, All
persons having claims are directed to
present the same yropqrly proven.
W. A. Coffey, f Master Com., Adair
Circuit Court.
A Good Yield.
Mr. C S. Harris is not a member of
the boys corn club, he makes no
claims of being a scientific farmer or
of bringing to light new theories in
agriculture, bnt firmly believes that
doers, rather than theories, will solve
the problem of larger yield, better
kept farmsand more profitable return.
A good portion of his time was spent
on the farm last summer and he re
ports that every acre he cultivated in
corn made more than 50 bushels, while
his 8 acre field, in front of his dwell
ing, weighed out 91 bushels per acre.
Heavy rains damaged this field, very
much in early spihig,which, as "he
thinks, prevented him from making
20 barrels per acre, the quantity he
had planned to produce.
Eloped to Tennessee.
Last Wednesday night Mr. Ira
Yauijrhan. a well-known vnimo- mnn
about Cane Valley, and Miss Mattie !
Callison, daughter of Mr. ad Mrs.,
Bruce (Allison, same locality, eloped .j
to Tennessee, where they were mar-,
ried some time during the day Thurs
day. Friday evening they returned,,
received forgiveness, being warmly
welcomed by their relatives and
friends. They are now happily sit
uated in Cane Valley.
A lai-ge barn which was owned by
Dr. A.
Y Cartwright, Yorkville,
Smith nnmllfin. vv.n Pm.c.mwl
by fire
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recently. Also two outhouses burned,
Four mules, a large quantity of com,a
lot of hay and roughness. The loss iy
estimated at several thousand dollars.
The loser is a brother of Dr. W. F.
Cartwright, this place.
Cured pf Liver Complaint
was suffering with liver corn-
"1
plaint," says Iva Smitn of Point i
Blank. Texas, "and decided to try a
2oc box of Chamberlain's Tablets, and
am happy to say that I am completely
cured and can reccommend them to
every one." For sale by all dealers.
- Taken . up as Estray.
There is , ablack yearling' steer on
my place. , Jleen there since July. The
owner'caii.have b,y paying expenses.
.Jerry Cravens,
5-2t DunvilleKy.
The figures made us say, last week,
that the big log reported contained
12,228 feet of lumber when the state-
,.j ment should have been 1,228, feet.
Personal
j Mr. W. M. Lowery, a well-known
I ert,"er man' Was here ,ast week'
air. w. p. unnally made his reg
ular trip to Columbia last week.
Mr. E. B. Williams, Danville, was
here a few days ago.
Mr. J. A. Russell, Campbellsville,
was at- the Hancock Hotel a few days
ago.
Mr. Herbert Cuudiff, son of Mr.
Hardin Cundiff, who is employed in
Louisville, visited his parents and
other relatives in Adair county last
week.
Prof. W. M. AVilsou came over from
Monticello Thanksgiving, meeting
many of his' Columbia friends, and afc
night witnessed the basket ball game,
aionuceiio against Lindsay-Wilson.
! ri(iay Mr
Wilson and her littles
daughter, Melvina, who visited here
"'" cci.3, iiuuuiiiuiiuieil JTOl.
cnvfli'nl ii'Anlf. . t
Wilson on His return trip Iiome.
visit this (Tuesday) afternoon. They
win stop at at the home of Mr- and
Mrs. H.N.Miller.
Mr. J. II. Turk: 0f Rarren county,
nephew of the late Capt. W. W. Brad
haw, was with his uncle several days
liefore the end came, remaining until
after the funeral and interment.
Mrs. Lou F. Miller, left for Min
neapolis, Minn , last Friday and will
spend the winter with her son, Mr
E. W. Miller.
Mrs. P.
I). Ixeilson
and
her little
daughter, Mary Fleming, returned
.
from the Soutii last Friday.
Messrs R. E. Lloyd and J. L. Story,,
Jamestown, were here last Friday.
Mr. W. It. Lyon, was here the la.G-w
ter part of last week.
Alriu Lyon, of Campbellsville, spent
several days of last week in Columbia.
Mr.
U. If. Holt, was here
from
Campbellsville a tew days ago.
Messrs R. T. Baker and L. I . Potts,
of Amaudaville, were in Columbia
Saturday, on their return from the
Blue t.rass section
Mr. 1'niuk 1HU, of Moutioello, spent
several days of last week in Colnmbia,
visitin relatives.
Mr. l'red Hill, va.s in Louisville and
Cincinnati last week, purchasing
Christmas supplies for the Paull Drug
Co.
Mr. .lotsn Q. Alexander, was here
last Saturday.
Mr. J. Boner, IJuniaide," was at
the Hancock Hotel Saturday.
Mr. J, P. Dohoney. Sr.. who was
quite sick ;ast week, has about recover
ed. Mr. Edwin Cravens made a visit, to
j Georgetown, Lexington and Louisville
! last week.
Miss Sibyl Courts of Greeusburg,
spent Thanksgiving here with Miss
Leontine Laachmau.who accompanied
her to Greeusburg Friday but returned
Sunday.
ir. Mont Murrell and
Elliott., sncnt Saturday
Miss Mattie
aiKl Sunday
with friends it Caseys Creek.
Messrs. Ward Denton, Jack Beard,
Misses Cary Uosenfield and Mary
Breeding motored to Lebanon Sunday.
Miss. Ruth raull spent the Thanks
giving holidays with Miss Elizabeth
Durham of Campbellsville.
Miss Pearl llindmati stient several
days of loit week wIUl relatives at
Mill town.
luessrs. t in inauie, iiycou jjarues
and Arvest Hill attended the basket
ball game at Russell Springs Friday
f t i.. j.ji. t" .i r
Miss Mollie
last week.
Jeffries was quite sick
Mrs. Jo .Murray, who was quite sick
last week, has greatly improved.
Messrs. ,C. E. McClellan and B. B.
Miller, of Bur'kesville, were here laun.
day. . - i
Miss Ivy Sherrill aud her married
sister, of Taylor county, are visiting
their aunt, Mrs. Mary T. Harvey."
Mr. G. C. Holt, who is a brother-in-law
.to. the woman Gov. W. S.
Taylor, of Indiapapolis, married, was
here ' Monday to see the couple take
the automobile.
Misses 'Vic Hughesand Myrtle Zim
merman, visited at Georgetown, Dan
ville and Lexington last week.
Mr. Tom Waggener, wir and llttja
son, Edwin, and MjjL Ellen Holladay
are on au'exten jBisit to Oklahoma,
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