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i k MT STERLING ADVOCATE
LARGEST CIRCULATION OF ANY PAPER PUBLISHED IN J MONTGOMERY COUNTY
VOLUME XX MT STERLING KENTUCKY WEDNESDAY DECEMBER 28 1910 NUMBER 25
BEAUTIFUL AffAIR
r Christmas Dance of Sterling Club i
l Given Monday Night Decem
I
ber 26 at Trimbles Hall
JIn J
In the opinion of nil present
I Monday night the dance given by
the Sterling Dancing Club was i
the most beautiful ever given i in
this city
The hall was decorated in south
1ern smilax and poinsetta the hen
utiful Chinese Christmas flower
and while the hall has looked
beautiful before these decorations
1ilatr surpassed anything ever seen 1
there before and certainly showed I
de
the artistic temperment of the
decorators Mr and Mrs Clarence
Leach of Lexington who were
j k engaged by the club for the work
J The walls ceiling and the posts i
1 through the center of the hall I I
t were draped with the smilax and I
the point setta tastefully arranged I
throughout their rich color show
ing the great advantage among
the green smilax
r The grand march was the most
r ricate and elaborate one ever
empted here and the figures
yore executed skillfully and grace
fully evoking rounds ofjjapplause
I from the interested spectators
It would bo impossible in mere
words to express the beauty of
I the ladies it would take an artists
pen to picture the separate and
distinct charm of each one of
them As one young man ex
pressed it I have been ton great
many dances where there were
beautiful women but the girls
here tonight certainly are dreams I
This is the first dance given n
under the new officers and too I
I much credit cannot be given Pres
L A Judy Vice President T P
Sutton and Secretary T B Rob
ertson for their untiring efforts to I
make this dance the huge success
it was There was nothing miss
ing or lacking every little detail
Y tbeing attended to The programs I
had the monogram of the Club in
gold on the cover while the in I
side sheet in steel blue gave a list
of officers chaperons and floor
committee besides ft complete list
iof the music Saxton Trost listI I
Lexington furnished the music 1
There were about forty couples
in the grand march Among the
visitors were Misses Ellen Kirk of
Maysville Marguerite Jurey of
Pcwce Valley Ellen Shauklin of
Alayslick Hettie Belle Fuqua of
Louisville Elizabeth Haydon of
Lexington Mary Lisle Duty and
Laura Bruce Duty of Winchester
Bertha Botts of Owingsville So
phia Burgin of Lexington Mary 1
t Wright of Sharpsburg Mary
I 1 Bruce Jones of New York Mr j
and Mrs Strother D Mitchell oft t
Allen Kansas Mr and Mrs Wal I
ter Meng of North Middletown
Mr and Mrs Jesse Alverson of
Frankfort
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Talk Fourteen
I The very thought that there is no pro t
x lection existing for his family after he is j
gone makes many a man wake up in a
cold sweat in the sileftt hours of the night t
And it ought tol Theres no sense in itII
He hasnt saved any thing cant Hes I
getting along in life with no improvement
in his prospects It takes all he can earn j
virtually to live And yet within earshotc
c
r he hears the quiet breathing of loved ones S
who slumber peacefully because they feel b
T such a world of dependence upon him
t That mans in a pretty plight isnt heh
Its all his fault
himII
c
II Oh Ive been there excaims manyI
Ia I man who reads this h I 1
itMaybe he talked with Hoffman next
J day Not the next daybut one but the
theI
4NEXT day li I I
Those nightmares are splendid lessons e
sometimes I Happen nobody can tell
how but they happen And nobody
r knows What the dreamer undergoes until of
he gets that load off his mind next morn
Y lag 1 h 1 1
1 H G HOFFMAN General Agt
Mt Sterling Kentucky
M
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JUDGE JOHN D YOUNG
Death Calls Aged and Respected
Citizen to His Last Long
Rest
t
Judge John D Young aged 87
years passed to the great beyond
Monday morning December 26 I
Go
1910 of the infirmities incident to
old age The burial was in Mach
pelah Cemetery this city Tuesday I
under the auspices of the Masonic
fraternity
Judge Young had been a resi
dent of Montgomery county about
1nine years having moved here
from Bath county He was a
genial old gentleman of the old
school of which there are so few
left His career has been a most
remarkable on startintr out in the
business world at the age of eleven
years as Deputy Sheriff of Bath i
county under his father Thomas
J Young He was later elected 1
County Judge of Bath county and 1
served as such four or five terms
He was then appointed a Deputy
United States Marshal under his
tr o
Congress from his district He
was elected to Congress a sect nd I
contestede
In all the positions he filled he
filled them with credit Judge
Young was a loyal Democrat and I 1
was very proud of the factthat he
was never defeated for ana a oflice
that depended on the vote of the
people for election At the time
nlembet r I
of the Masonic Lodge of Owings
villeHe
He married Miss Elizabeth
Badger of Bath county whom he
survived for nearly five years
Judge Young was a loyal friend
a Iqving and dutiful husband and i
father and many will be the
friends who will mourn his loss
followins
children Mrs Jacob Henry of f
Chicago Ill Mrs J W Powell I
Bs
Martin Richford Vermont Col
t1 Roe Young Maysville Ky
Mrs E P Bean Birmingham
Ala Mrs Jno W White and I
Jno D Young Jr of this city
cityI ex
tend our deepest sympathy
r
SURPRISE FRIENDS
Howard B Turner ana Miss Nettle
L Hadden Were Married In
Lexington Tuesday
A wedding of considerable im
portance took place in Lexington
yesterday afternoon Tuesday
when Mr Howard B Turner and
Miss Nettie L Hadden surprised I
the lman friends by getting
married >
marriedMr
Mr Turner isa son of Hon
Squire Turner publisher of the i
SentinelDemocrat Young Mr 1
Turner holds the responsible po
sition of local editor of our es
teemed Democratic contemporary 1
He is a young man of splendid
character has excellent business
facilities is quite popular and his
throng of friends hope for him
much happiness
Miss Hadden is a daughter of
Rufus Hadden of this county
She is a beautiful girl is admired
by a largo circle of friends and
her sweet disposition and en
chanting ways have endeared toJ
her countless friends
Both parties are to be congratu
lated on their splendid tasco in
choosing a life partner r
The ADVOOATK joins their host
friends in wishing them much
happiness in their married life
For Rent
Rooms for rent Apply to Mrs t
S Lane 29 Sycamore St 23tf v
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WEDDING BELLS
Will Ring ToNight for Chenault t
Cockrell and Miss Minnie
Woodson
Mr and Mrs Mathew Woodson
of Middlesboro Ky announce the
engagement of their daughter
Minnie La Prade to Mr W
Chenault Cockrell of this city
The wedding to take place at the
home of the brides parents Wed
nesday evening Dec 28 1910 at
9 oclock The bride has visited
in this city and made many friends i
during her stay here
She is a beautiful girl is ex
tremely fascinating and charming
in her manner She comes of one
of the very best families in the
southern part of the State and I
Mr Cockrell is i indeed fortunate
in securing such a prize for a life
partner
The groom comes from one of
the very best and most prominent j
families in our city He is a son I
of the late Jeff Cockrell and is a
young man of excellent morals
He is quite popular here and his i
throng of friends join us in wish
ing that his married life may b e i
one long day of happiness
The happy couple will spend a
few days in Louisville and will
then come here for a brief visit to I
the grooms parents
They will make their home in i
Middlesboro where the groom has
secured a lucrative position in the
oflice of the L N Railroad
Wife of Judge Holt Dies of
Pneumonia
Mrs William H Holt wife of
ff
Judge Holt former member of
the Kentucky Court of Appeals
died of pneumonia at the family
home at Pewee Valley Mrs
Holt had been ill two weeks Her
maiden name was Sarah Roberts
She was born in Philadelphia in
1841 and was a daughter of the
late Thomas Roberts at one time
a prominent merchant in Phila
delphia and a member of a promi
Inent Philadelphia family She
was married to Judge Holt in
1864 They lived at 11t Sterling
for several years after the marri
age
When Judge Holt was sent to
Porto Rico to establish the judi
ciary system for the United States I
Government Mrs Holt went with
him The climate was detrimental c
to her health and for that reason
they came back to Kentucky I I
They had lived at Pewee Valley I
for seven years
Mrs Holt leaves a brother VI I
H Roberts of Englewood N J
Two of her brothers were killed in
the Civil war t
She leaves the following chil I
dren M J Holt of Louisville
I
Mrs A J Carroll and Mrs
George H Alexander of Louis
ville and Miss Elizabeth Holt and t
W H Holt of Pewee Valley
Many friends in this community
will learn of the death of Mrs
Holt with sorrow
i
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Marriage LicenseI I
County Court Clerk A A
Hazelrigg issued the following
licenses during the holidays
Boyd Jones to Liz ie Scott > of le l
Clark county l
Ernest Stone to Lena Snelling LJ
of Bath county h j
Thos G Denton to Jessie C
Rose of Harrison county
Reese Horton to Myrtle Conk
right ot Clark county
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Henry Tabor to Mary E Ref
nfitt
I
Ilost 1 y
Leather suit case packed Re tl
turn to this office and receive reward s
ward I
CHRISTMAS HAPPINESS 0 MARRED
t
ICfIRISTMAS
BY MURDER AND BLOODSHED
Five Killed and Seven Injured Some of Whom
May Yet Die from Wounds Received and
Further Trouble May Result
ALL PARTICIPANTS ARE WHITE
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KILLED
I WALTER CLINT HILL WILLOUGHBY ALLEN ALLEN
CLARENCE CRADDOCK YOUNG WILLOUGHBY I
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INJURED
CLAUDE WILLOUGHBY
jCAL WILLOUGHBY
ABNERI I
CHARLES MARTIN
w MILLARD MARTIN I
1 JOHN HAWKINS
MASON THOMAS i
I
iThursdl1y evening it is alleged I
Walter Allen became boisterous in I
the saloon of Frank Gibbons on
wao s
putout by Gibbons This anger
ed him and trouble was narrowly
averted Later Walter Allen was
joined by his brother Clint Allen I
a deputy U S Marshall who was i
also drinking and they proceeded I
o
to take the town About 1030
oclock that night they met Po
licemen Jas S Turner and Jas
0 Tipton and Clint Allen be
gan cursing and abusing Turner
Tipton placed Allen under arrest
and he resisted by drawing his
gun and scooting one shot Tip
ton grabbed the pistol and suc
ceeded in wrenching it from him
when ho ran his hand into his
pocket as if to draw another and
Tipton opened fire on him shoot
ing him twice with his own pistol
from the effects of which he died
in about half an hour At the
same time Walter Allen it is al
leged said to his brother uYou
get that one and I will get this
one meaning Tipton and U Little
Mike Gibbons a son of Frank
Gibbons and Gibbons opened fire
upon Walter Allen killing him
instantly
instantlyBoth
Both men immediately surren
dered and at their examining
trial held before Judge McCor I
mick yesterday they were placed
in custody of Jas S Turner as a
guard until Friday at 10 oclock
to which time the cases were pass
ed on motion of the Common
wealth
Thos Allen brother of the dead
men is here personally investigat
ing the case and says the public
has only heard one side that at the
proper time he will prove that the
killing of his brothers was without
legal justification and that he has
retained Hon Win A Young the
brilliant criminal lawyer of More
head to assist in the prosecution
MAIN STIIKKT SHOOTING
In a difficulty in a barber shop
on East Main street Saturday
night Mason Thomas shot and
wounded John Hawkins eighteen
I
yearold son of Henry Hawkins
the shot striking him in the left
side and glancing off into his arm
He is not thought to be seriously
I
wounded Hawkins it is claimed
was drinking and hud 1 a knife at
tempting to cut Thomas and in the
difficulty Thomas was cut across
the hand and claims self defense
His trial is set for next Saturday
and he is out on bond in the sum
of X500
500SHOOTING
SHOOTING AT DANCE
At a dance Christmas Eve night
at the home of Craddock Wil
loughby in what is known as
Willoughby Nation in the up
per endof Montgomery county
in a general fight between the
Willoughbys and the Martins in
which several pistols several
knives one razor and a corn knife
played parts Hill Willoughby
was shot five times and instantly
killed Craddock Willoughby was
wasI
waso
yesterday Clarence Young was
shot through the liver and
diedulso yesterday Claude
Willoughby was shot in the
arm Cnl Willoughby was shot
slightly in the neck Nelson Abner
was cut slightly in the hand Chas
Martin was cut slightly in the
neck and also cut in hnndnnd
Martin was shot in the arm The
only person reported to be in the
difliculty that came out unhurt
was Floyd McCall He was on
the side of the Martins and the
others named were on the Wil
loughby side As both sides are
dangerous people it is feared the
trouble is not yet over Sheriff
Crooks Commonwealths Attor
ney White and County Attorney I
Scuff visited the scene of this
trouble Monday and interviewed
all witnesses with a view of vigor
ously prosecuting the guilty per
sons Warrants were promptly
issued and Nelson Abner Charles
Martin Millard Martin and Floyd
McCall arrested and placed in jail
Their cases are set for Saturday a 7
week The other participants will
be arrested as soon as apprehended
or when able to be conveyed to
jail
Tom G Prewitt Narrowly Misses
Loss of Eye
Tom G Prewitt oldest son of
Hon Henry H Prewitt narrowly
missed the loss of his left eye on
Christmas day He and his broth
er Allen were shooting Roman
candles and thinking all loads had
been shot out of it Allen pointed
one at Tom when it exploded the
bull striking him just j below the
eye burning his face and eye lid
and filling his eye with powder
Drs J F Reynolds and W It
Thompson were promptly sum
moned and administered to his
needsEverybody
Everybody knows Tom and his
many friends will be glad to know
he is out ot danger
dangerw
w i
Gets Nice Position
Mr V 0 Chenault who has
been Manager of the Western
Union Telegrauh oflice in this city
for several years past has resign
ed his position to take effect Jan
1 Mr Chenault will engage in
fanning IIe has made > < many
friends who will regret to see him
leave the city
His position will be filled by
Lester Tharp who needs no intro
duction to our people having been
born and raised in this city He
is an expert operator pleasant and
accommodating and will fill his new
position with credit
Bird Supper
Mr Henry Gaitskill entertained
Misses Mary Cobb Stofer Lillian
Wood Rebecca Kendall Mary
Horriott Messrs Rex Hall Kel
lar Greene and Henry 11 Ringo
with a delightful bird supper at
Ringos Cafe and after supper
the party composed a delightful
theater party to the Tabb
IMrs fechan Injured by Cow
Saturday afternoon while feed
ing a cow Mrs John Fechan slip
ped and fell in the snow frighten
ing the cow which throwing up
her head struck Mrs Feehan in
the head with one horn cutting
an ugly gash She is in a painful
but not serious condition
MHoHMH I
1Y l VWl
i Pall c tyles I
The Latest Creations in e
Dress Goods Silks e
Linen Goods
Silk Hose Curtains
Drapery Carpets
and Rugs
Yoll arn Always nicullin at our Sturn
ft7zer17a oni
The Store With a Reputation
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