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THE HARTFORD HERALD.
'.Subscription $1,50 Per Tear in Advance " c" itnli f a if m Mb Uminrint n i bo." Kinds Job Printing Neatly Executed. 47th YEAR. HARTFORD, KY., WEDNESDAY, APRIL 27 1921. NO. 1 7 BEAVER 0AM STORE BOBBED ' ( OF CASH UNO CLOTHING Thieves Prepare for Wholesale Burglary But Plans Are . Foiled by Proprietor Thieves entered the mercantile establishment of J. T. Vinson and Son, at Bearer Dam, early last . . J . , . . ' ... . . . Thursday tilvht. .Acnmil ISA. An In cash, some clothing and were pre - paring 'to make a wholesale robbery when Interrupted by the appear - ance of th proprleter upon the . . . , . . , supplying army mounU In sufficient scone. Mr. Vinson attended the picture ! " Ik 7 k' "'fl f how and on hi. ay home at about ' horoughb,re? ,b6 ""j" m .,!. ..,. . , .fc.ibe says, is close. A large number 10 o clock decided to enter the . . ., , . . . . . ,. of officers are of the opinion that the tore to see if all was well. When! , . . r ... , IV. j v ! cross between the thoroughbred stal- he opened the door two men, who ,, ... . . v i il . ... , Hon and the grade farm mare will were busy In the center of the store , . " . rushed out the back door and madei. their escape. The money was se cured by prying open the cash regis- ter. "The tkieyes had carefully se lected a number of best grade suU and had stacked them on the count er. Several suits were found in the rear of the blacksmith shop . about 60 yards away and a pair of shoes were found . near the Method ist church. . These articles . were evidently dropped in their hasty flight. A small posBee was formed and attempted to Intercept the burglars by making a detour in a car, but they evidently had not followed the direction supposed. Mr. Vinson has a number of clues. men came into the store before closing time and made some small purchases presenting a $50.00 bill in payment, which was no doubt for the purpose of finding out whether or not there was money In the cash register. He remembers the appearance and dress of the men and would know them. The entry was made through the rear door, after a window pane had been broken, and the window rais ed thus permitting , them to turn the .key which was on the Inside of the -door. COLOMBIAN TREATY RATIFIED Washington, April 22. The Co lombian treaty, growing out of the partitioning of Panama, was ratified Wednesday by the senate. It pro Tides for the payment by the United States of $25,000,000 to the South American republic, but has as yet not been approved by the Colom blan asembly. The vote on the ra tification was 69 to 19, or eleven more than a necessary two-thirds majority. Fifteen Republicans and, four Democrats voted against the ratifi cation. They were: Republicans Borah, Capper, Johnson, California; Jones, Washington; Kellogg, Ken yon, LaFolIette, Lenroot, McNary, Nelson, Norbeck, South Dakota; Norrls, Polndezter, Townsend aid Wadsworth. Democrats: Dial, Reed, Simmons and Watson, of Georgia. Senators Cummins, Republican, Iowa, and Trammel!, Democrat, Florida, were paired against ratifi cation. ' BODIES OF 84 SOLDIERS ' ' ' PASS THROUGH LOUIS VILLH 1 Louisville, Ky., April 22. Eighty four draped boxes with casket con taining the bodies of American sol diers who died in France passed through Louisville today and to night. Many of the bodies jwer accompanied by, mothers, widows and other relatives. PraoMcaUy all of the corpses were detrained here for reshlpment, the soeae ttting a most impressive one when the boxes almost hidden in the folds of the flag, were moved abont ibf station. " s i . KEITH HUFF , I Mr. Lawrence Huff, . of Narrows, K. F.. D. No. ; 2, and Mitjrannl Keith.' of Horse Branch wV united in matrimony at " the" bo& ' of the ' bride, April 20, Rev. . Eqi-ner, of Beaver Dam, officiating, i They will '.make their home at Rock port, Ind. ' ; 1 Mr. Huff is the eldest soa of Mr. and Mrs. Oscar. Huff. Mrs. Huff Is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Mar lia KeltU. These are popular young people and their many friend wsh for them success red , hapiiin throughout their' matri,n?alal ca reer. I BREEDING INDUSTRY IN KENTUCKY The importance of the thorogh bred to the lecurltjr of the United State 1 forcibly brought home to ua by iome comments of Col. F. S. Armstrong, Chief of the Remount Service, Quartermaster Corps, Unit ed States Army. Stressing the point that for years " , , " ' " need of them which the A. E. F. ! WOuId hare MPer,enced nd thp nC. of Circuit Judge in this Judicial ' WOrld war ontlnue fe 9 District, subject to the action of the ' '0nge'' a"V. th flatlon of ""'Democratic primary election to be i uurw. r or several years me thoroughbred horsemen have done much to aid in the production of calvary horses; and at the present the various racing commissions and Jockey clubs have signified their, In tention of doing greater things." FAMILY OF FIVE, AGES TOTALING S8 YEARS Upon request we have reproduced the following article from the Re j publican: Ohio County, and the Beda sec- ! Um Tne fouf 8on8 an one I daughter, are surviving children of " "",Mr. Nathan Bennett, deceased. The total age of these five is more than 398 years. The elder, B. M. Ben nett Is 89, I. M. Bennett, 82; S. A. Bennett 80; Norris Bennett, almost 75; Mrs. W. O. Ambrose, the young est is 73. The three older Bennetts have resided practically all their lives within a mile of their father's old homestead, as has Mrs. Ambrose who now resides in Hartford. Nor ris Bennett bas resided in the Fleas- ant Ridge community for a number of years, and Just recently I. M. has gone to Illinois, to make an extend ed visit with a son, who resides in that state. Each of the five is well beyond the age given, and had the exact number of days been Included, some two and a halt years addition al would have been shown In the total age of the quintette. What community can beat this record? WORLD NEEDS EDUCATED CHRISTIAN MEN Honorable Josephus Daniels, for mer Secretary of the Navy, and a leading layman in the Methodist Episcopal Church, South, gives his hearty endorsement to the Christian Education Movement In the follow ing words: "The best Investment any - man can make of his money is to Invest It in an immortal mine. It brings a dividend which Increase as the years go by, to both Church and State. The crying need of the world today is for educated Christian men; men of vision, who understand that with all their getting they must get understanding. "The South bas enjoyed rich years and I trust that the response to the educational campaign will be generous, hearty and liberal." CHANGE IN PREACHING DATE It became necessary for the Hart ford Christian Church to change from 4th. to 1st. Sunday in each month. Mr. William Savage will fill bis regular appointment her next Sunday, the first day of May. HI subject for the morning ser vice will be, "Christianity Opposed to Denomlnatlonallsm." Tbs even ing subject, "Is Eternal Lit a present possession or a future at- ter, at Beaver Dam, Saturday were: talnment." You cannot afford to his brother, Marvin Miller, Owens miss, hearing him, as these topics boro; Mrs. Miller's parents, Mr. and 'i will be ably School at 1:45 discussed. Bible and Lord's. Supper' Immedlatelt thereafter, Ho cordially Invited. The pub- CARD OF THANKS W desire to extend our most sin cere thanks to those who so kindly assisted during the illness and death of our beloved husband and father, D. L. Miller, and for th beautiful floral offering. MRS. D. L. MILLER and CHILD-' !!., . HOD. L P. TINNER ENTERS RICE FOR CIRCUIT JUDGE Promlneut Owensboro Attorney Seeks Democratic Nomina tion in This District In this Issue of the Herald Hon L. P. Tanner, of Darless County announces his candidacy for the of- held on the sixth day of August. Mr. Tanner was reared near Llvermore In McLean county and began the practice of law in that county, but moved to Owensboro more than twenty years ago, where he has tak en a prominent place in his profes sion. Besidos being a lawyer of de cided ability, .he is one of the ablest political speakers In the state and for many years he bas been heard by the people of many counties uphold ing the principles of his party in ev ery campaign. ' Mr. Tanner has wade many friends in Ohio county and the reports from other sections of the district indicate that he is popular with the voters, and, If nominated, he will donbt- less have the united support of the Democratic party and in addition re ceive the support of a large number of voters of other parties. He, in a card announcing his candidacy, has the following to say: TO THE VOTERS OF THE SIXTH JUDICIAL DISTRICT After consulting a large num ber of Democrats of this dis trict, I have become a candi date for the office of Circuit Judge, subject to the action of the Democratic voters, at the primary election to be held next August. I realize that this office Is a very Important one, dealing as it does with the domestic and business affairs as well as the orderly conduct ' of the whole people and looking to the prop er administration of the estates of decedents, with the duty of guarding the rights and inter ests of widows and infant chil dren. The position is one of great honor as well as respon sibility. However, I trust that my experience of more than thirty years in active work in the Circuit Courts of our State has so acquainted me with the duties of the office as to enable me to discharge them with sat isfaction to the people of the district. If you should honor me by your support and I am elected to this position, I . pledge you that it shall be my constant purpose and highest endeavor to live faithfully up to it every requirement in law, equity and good conscience; but, It in the administration of Justice, I shall err, I promise you that my errors shall he on the side of the weak, the helpless and the unfortunate. Assuring you of my desire to meet with as many people of the district as may be possible between this time and the elec tion, and that I will gratefully appreciate your support, I am Yours very respectfully, L. P. TANNER. GOOD MILCH COWS When in need of a good, first class cow, write W. M. KIRBY, P. O. Box 23, Bowling Green, Ky. 17-t. Among those from a distance present at the funeral of D. L. Mil- Mrs. B. F. Thomasoa, Morganfield; her sisters, Miss Ruby Thomasoa, and Mesdames. Herman Henry, How ard Graves, W. Q. Pride and H. L. Callender, MoVgsnfleld, and broth- ers, Ross Morgaafleld. i 4rwSw3 ( Dr. and Mrs. Tsppan snd family spent Sunday - in Central City th guests of Dr. Tappan's sister, Mrs. 'W. A. Alherton, Mrt. Tappan's I brother, Mr B. Y. Park, and other relatives. Tbey report a very njy- ' In Arty. ' WOMAN ELECTED PRESIDENT 1 KENTUCKY EDUCATION ASS N. I " Men Withdraw Names, and Elec t tion of Mrs. M. I. Hall is ' Made Unanimous ' Lousville, Ky., Apr. 21. Mrs. M. L. Hall, superintendent of Schools Of Shelby County, was unanimously eleeted president of. the Kentucky Educational Association' shortly af ter noon today. In her election the women of the K. E. A. won their fight for recogni tion and representation. Mrs. Hull was nominated by H. LI Donnovan of Catlettsburg and her nomination seconded by Prof. J. L. Ireland of Frankfort, both of whom withdrew as candidates. Mr. Donnovan in nominating Mrs. Hall said that he felt sure that Mrs. Hall was eminently qualified for the position and "if the women want her, the men of Kentucky will step aside and give her free rein." Other officers elected were: First vice president. Lee KirV nntrlflr ParU; second vice president, A. L. Cf.ibb, Western State Normal School, Bowling Green; third vice president, George Baker, University of Kentucky, Lexington. R. E. Wil liams, secretary, was re-elected for a period of three years. George Colvin, Superintendent of Public Instruction, and M. E. Ligou. Hend erson, were re-elected directors. New Laws Indonsml Lengthy resolutions, offered by H. L. Donnovan, Catlettsburg, chair man of the Resolutions Committee, were adopted by the association. which accepted the responsibilities of aiding in solution of the prob lems of readjustment following the World War and pledged to make! the public schools nurseries for 10 I per 'cent Americanism and pledging allegiance to flag, country and lan-j guage. uratitude was expressed to the last Legislature and Governor Mor row for enactment of progressive education laws. The proposed change of the State Constitution to allow the Superin tendent of Public Instruction to suc ceed himself was indorsed. The association went on record as favoring an amendment to the State Constitution relative to distribution of State funds tor educational pur poses so that 10 per cent of the fund may be distributed without regard to the per capita of school children. Enactment of laws providing for better qualified teachers and to make the school equal of those of any other State were favored. The educators advocated consoli dation of schools wherever practi cal, favoring strong county nnlt systems and opposing establishment of Independent graded school dia. tricts. Deplore Lura Parson's Crime The State University and two Normal Schools were heartily com mended for offering teachers op portunity for better preparing them selves. The extension courses were indorsed. The president of the K. E. A. was instructed to appoint a com mittee to report at the next meeting amendments to the organization's constitution and by-laws deemed ad visable for Improvement of th as sociation. George Colvin, Superintendent of Public Instruction, was cemraended for his aggressive and efficient lead ership and bis efforts to remove the schools from politics. The association deplored th un solved murder of Miss Lura Parsons teacher of the Pin Mountain Settle ment School, and urged renewal of effort by authorities to apprehend and punish the murderer. Regret was expressed over the death ot Miss Llda E. Gardner, treasurer of the organization. R. E. Williams, secretary, was commended. Th movement to convert Federal Hill, where Stephen Foster wrote Into a SUt alr'n tadorasd. Two Amendment lrme4 j Th Legislative Committee also submitted two resolutions which 'were adopted urging ' th amend- ment of th 8tat Constitution in two particulars. On of the ro- Is tioa provided that th offic of "erln'.et of PirMI Iare- tion shall be made nonpolltical nd the other provided for the using of all funds derived from taxes levied for school purposes for the schools of the State, George Colvin, Superintendent of' Public Instruction, brought In a res-! olutton advocating that teachers or- gantze Into county units and affiliate with the K. E. A. This was adopt ed. The K. E. A. also for the first time affiliated with the Nitlonal FMllPArlnn'il AacAMaHfin an1 tntiv electPd ntM Pregl(lent Jamfis Rlsiey, Z?nos E. Scott, superlnten- dent of Louisville rublic schools; President Frank L. McVey of the University of Kentucky; Mm. E. P. Harris of Frankfort and Miss Bolla of Harlan as delegates to the N. E. A. convention this summer. Secretary Williams in his report todjy showed that there are 8,924 members of the K. E. A., 5,002 of whom are associate members. D. L. MILLER D. L. Miller died at his home on the Hartford pike near: Beaver Dam Friday. April 22, at 9:05 a. m., of a complication of diseases. H li:J been in ill health for several years but was not confined to his bed uu til a few weeks ago. He was born near Hartford. May 8, 18SS so would have been 54 years old with in a few days. His parents were Mr. and Mrs. Elija Miller. He was married to Mis Daisy Lucille Thomason, of Morganfield, Ky., 24 years ago, and to them were born three children : Carl, who now lives in Beaver Dam; Carrie, now Mrs. J. C. Maddox and David, who is yet at home. Mr. Miller Joined Goshen Method ist church at the age of 14, but re moved hU membership to Beaver Dam, 16 years ago. He had been Superintendent of the Beaver Dam Methodint Sunday School during the past 13 years. His occupafeioa the past 16 years wa that of mail car rier oa Beaver Dam R. F. D. No. 3. He was one of the county's best citi zens. The funeral was conducted at 2:30 p. m Saturday, at Beaver .Dam, M. E. church ,by Rev. E. S. Moore, of Llvermore, assisted by Rev. W. S. Buckener, paster. Bur ial occurred at Sunnysido cemetery. RHSOLVTIO.NS OF RESPECT At a meeting of the officers of the School, April 24th, 1921, the fol lowing resolutions were adopted and spread upon the minutes: Whereas, The All Wise Ruler did In His Infinite wisdom on the 22 Inst, call -from our midst our faithful, ef ficient and most highly respected Su perintendent. David L. Miller, be it Resolved, That in his death this Sunday School has lost one of its most faithful, zealous, untiring work ers, ever light hearted, Inspiring and comforting. For more than thirteen years Its Superintendent and de pendable leader, never lagging, never contending or pouting, but always on hand with words ot encouragement for every officer, teacher and pupil. This church ha lost one of its most consistent, loyal and exemplary member, this community a man that cannot be replaced. No matter the weather, no matter the disap pointment, when Dee Miller met you he made you forget it and feel better. May God make more such men. To the family, who seemed to need him so badly, and who have our sin cerest sympathy we can only say "Th way ot the Almighty are past understanding," but He never errs. Trust Him. MRS. GWENDOLYN COSSETT, Sec. GOSHEN Mrs. Rhoads, of Beaver Dam, spent Saturday night and Sunday with her son. W. H. Rhoads, ot this vicinity. Mrs. Estill Stevens, ot this place, spent Friday night with her uncle a.nd aunt, of Central Grove. Miss Myrl Steward, of Beaver Dam, spent 8unday evening with Mis Myr tle Stevens, of this place. Messrs. Oscar and Clifton Richard- ton have been hauling lumber for him. Tber will be Sunday school her Sunday morning at 1:30 o'clock. Ev- Mrs. Cora Ashby and daughter. Co erybody Invited to com and tak ra Dee, of Owensboro, ar spending a Prt- I few days with friends at this plac. J..'" . . 2. ' ' Mr"- R B- Actoa u Pnling th Miss Ev.ly Thomas, teacher lajwwk-end with her sister. Mrs. Bess th LWrmor High School, spent nurt 0l McHenry. th week-end with hr uacl. Mr. mm.. ' Yf. M Fstr, snd Mrs. Pair. 1 U'fflOBt TO W. MILITARY COMPANY . MaJ' W. T. TnOmasSOrt 10 Be Captain; FiftyTwo Have Enlisted Llvermore, Ky., April 23. More than the necessary number of men has been secured here for the or ganizing of a National Guard com pany. Fifty-two men have signed up, todate. Former Major Cilas. F. Tbamasson hopes to complete all organization plans early next week when the men will be sworn in by the adjutant general and inspection will be held by a regular army offi cer. The company will quite likely be assigned to- the infantry branch. Drill will be held one night each week. An armory is being equipped and will have a special reading room for the "non-coms." and private of fice for the commissioned officers. The probable commissioned officers are: Former Major Chas. F. Thomasson, captain; former Cap- ' tain 0rion Cain' flrst lieutenant, and former Sergeant C. A. Brown, sen- ond lieutenant. Of the flfty-fosr men signed up, fifteen saw service during the war. most of thesf overseas. Those who have signed up are Martin Gentry, Isaac Girvin, William Gunterman, Arthur Hicks. J. B. Holder, Henry Howard,- Oscar Howard, Raymond Howard. W. C. Jackson, Everett Jarvi3, Cha3? Mackey, J. G. Mackey, U. Milliff, Brodic Payne, Eugene Pirtle, E. E. Price. Owen Quigg, Fstill Smith. Randall Sondsfer, Marshal! Smith, Velmar Smith, Gar land Stofer. Virsil Sutherland, Dock Tichenor, Herman Tichenor, Wil liam Tichenor. Alvln Vance. Owen Wells, Clyde Whitaker. Fred Wblt aker. Otis Whitaker. Squire Whit aker, Truman Atherton, Homer Au.s tia, Oor.za BHncoe. Homer Brad sliaw, C. A. Brown, Clyde Brown. Robert Carman, Ira Casey, Geo. Dickerson. L. D. Dickerson. Homer Dodson. Gilbert Duvall. Clarence Eastwood. Raymond Emery. Gus English. Harvey English, Clayton Efley, J. G. Fielden. NOT KEEPING PACK Dr. Elmer T. Clark, noted author and writer, and who is deeply in terested la the Christian Education Movement of the M. B. Church, South, stated publicly: "But aren't we educating now? In a sense yes. And in a sense no. We have som great colleges and have laid the foundations for two great -universities. Our educatinoal history is glorious; we have sent out from our spools some of the greatest men of the nation. But we are by no means keeping step in the pace of the world; we are not by any means meeting the demand that is upon us in this regard." FISHING PARTY RETURNS A fishing party consisting of Dr. J. W. Taylor, and Messrs. Rowan Holbrook. Cecil Tichenor, Walter Westerfield and John Meadows re turned Saturday evening, after hav ing spent four days at Taylor's Lake, Butler County, near Crom well. They encountered some rather stormy weather on the trip bat were well prepared, having taken with them tents, cot and other parapher nalia. They report a splendid catch and a bully good time. After con suming tons (to hear them tell it) they returned here with a considera ble number ot the finny creatures. FAIR VIEW Mr. R., M. Wright is ill at this writing. Mrs. LInnle Ashtord is ill with mumphs but is doing nicely. Leamon Burton Is all smiles. Its a girl.. Iva Payton is all grins. Its a boy. Sunday school at this plac 1 doing nicely. . Mr. and Mrs. Charli Duncan and children, of , spent " Saturday nteht and Sundsy with Mr. Duncan's parents. Th TTfn4 fforsM 1 M vwie