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1 JrTLJtL Jtl A Jtv: 1 JP UK.EJ tlKJL,U 7- Subscription $1,50 Per 'Year in Advance , "' f uri.g n gt" All Kinds Job Printing Neatly K.r aitt 7 HARTFORD, KY WEDNESDAY, DECEMBEti 20, 1022. 48th YEAR. NO. 51 ' SOMONS ROAD LAW IN- . VII If) HIGH RflllRT FINDS r 1 ' Legislature Held to Be Without Authority in Naming Com mission's Personnel. Frankfort, Ky., Dec. 15. The Simmons' road law was held uncon-j stitutionat by the Court of Appeals kV,JU" "o v o Judge Sam Hurst of Beattyvllle, ; presiding over the Franklin Clrcu:t Court. I The ground on whilch the law. was held invali d was that, while the Leg islature may create offices, appoint ment to offices is an executive func tlon. The op.nion waa Written by Judge Ous Thomas, the whole court sitting. The Simmons road . department reorganization bill was passed by I the 1922 General Assembly after a bitter political fight. Under the provisions of the act the present road department would be suppiunr- eo a commission appointed by the Legislature, w.th Gen. William L. Saibert of Bowling Green as head ' 01 me ooay. Ben weuie ana iesue B. Samuels, who were nat.-.ed as commi ssioners in the original b'll, have been appointed to the present j road commission and appear In the role of defendants in the court ac- tlon. , ; - t ' ' The disputed bill was Introduced j fn the House by Representative 1 Frank L. Strange, Democrat, Bowi- Baskets, go to ACTON BROS., Hart iris Green, and in the Senate by Sen- ford. 50-2t. ator Robert C. Simmons, Democrat Covington. It passed the Hou3e by 1 When in town go to TATE'S Res- a large vote and nosed througU ,the Senate on 'a party vote of 19 to 17. The passage of the bill in the Sen ate came at the end of one of the longest filibusters ever attempted hy'here of the critical illness of Mrs. a Kentucky Legislature, thougn It was claimed the Repuoupan mem- bers were not only fighting the roadj bill but trM-ng to kill several other measures which they claimed were politically repulsive. MRS. GLEXX ENTER- TAINS WOMAN'S CXUB The Christmas program of the Woman's Club, at its meeting w.th Mrs. J. S. Glenn. Saturday, was one of great beauty and greatly enjoyed! by an unusually full attendance -of i the membership. Mesdames W. S. Tf.nsley and Otto C. Martin, accom- j panied by Miss Margaret Nalle at the piano, rendered some beaut ful I -rnl Mn John B. Wilson invok-i ed. divine blessings for the future as well as offering thanks for the past. Mrs. T. L. Griffin gave the story of the great communfty Christmas tree a New York City. Mrs. Sydney Wtl-I 1, ams gave the story of a Christinas at Gad's Hill with the Dickens fain - j ly. Mrs. J. H. B. Carson in her inimitable style gave the poem! Chrjstmas Wishes." At the close j of the program most delicious re- freshments were served by the graci- ous hostess. iMesdainesOtto C. Mart n and Mc Dowell A. Fogle were honor guests. The Club will meet on December 30 with Mrs. Sydney Williams. ROAD ROXD MEETING A D ,, m k nm ,n,UMnL.t0 . ;va , , "" " ",,'", " Vt7 sss: s t;zzv: sue A number of talks were made,! but no definite action takeu as'to planning . , me necessary campumu iu put oyer the roa . . 1 a uuuu tiruiu nuu . which will perhaps be submitted to the votors shortly. However the prevalt ng sentiment of the meeting seemed to be that this 1 an inop- portune time for men avote. IMr, Hughes Hanlet and family; Mr. Walter Hinsbaw, accompan'edj have moved into the dwelling, ad- by Dr. A. B. Riley, took Mrs. Hin-j joining anl Just north of the resl-'shaw to the hospital at Owensboro dence of Mr. J. E. Davidson, d ty. Mr. Ellin King, who Is employed ' In Louf.svlUe, will spend the holiday here with it parents, Mr. an I Mrs. S. L. King . , ' Mr. Ceal Felix, of Pilot Moua- tain, N. C. is the guest of his moth- r, Mra. lola Fell x. for the holidays, ( tbm Hartfor4 Herald, ' 1JM the year . lOOOOOOO OOOOOOOOoj 4 IAHJAJj dashjm ' O OOOOU OO O O O 0 U O O O V Just arrived. Complete line of fresh candles at HEQ 8. - .EOtfandMrs. I Fire works of all kinds. 60tf V HEQ'S PLACE. Mrs. Jno. C. Riley spent the week end with relatives In Owensboro. When you need a load of COAL. call THE ELLIS ICE CO. Hartford, Kr. ' S0-4t' u Mf nd Mrg c Q Hunter.' c ty, tuned Saturday from Louisville where they went Thursday. - See the line- . of Wellington Com modore Pipes at,- TATE'S. A tine Christmas gift cheap. 61-lt I want your HIDES. - D. L. D. SANDEFUR, 46tf ' - ;' Beaver Dam, Ky. Mrs. Rachel Shultz left Saturday for Houston, Texas, where Bhe will spend the winter. SKIFF LOST Broke Dundee .name Win. Ellis. Notify I. j, e, MITCHELL, Dundee, Reward.! . y TAFPAN 18 almost GIVING JEWELRY AWAY this Xmas. See his line, Fresh Oysters, Chops, Creamery Butter, etc. Take them off of Ice at 51-lt ' TATE'S RESTAURANT. For Fancy Box Candy and Fruit taurant for Meals, Lunches, Drinks, .Smokes, Candy, etc. . 61-lt News has been received by friends prudle Baird Taylor at her home in Tampa, Florida, I Try a Chrjfstiuas Basket. They contain everything good to eat. A dandy Fancy Shopping Basket to boot. TATE'S have them. 61-lt Mr. Arthur Leach, of Herrin, 111., arri ved ' In this city, Saturday, to spend Christmas with his parents, Mr. and- Mrs. Charlie Leach. Worrying about what you will ive Christmas? Tarn to TAPPAN'S advertisement on page 5 and stop worrying. 50-2t Mr. Victor Willis, Lott'svllle, will spend the holidays with hs parent's,: T,. Willis, Beaver Dr. and Mrs. P, Dam. 1 For that Christmas cup of coffee use CHASE & SANBORN'S, WILLIAMS & TAYLOR, 60-2t Hartford, Ky. Roman Candles, Sparklers, Torpe- does. Cannon Crackers, Sky Rockets, ' Toy Pistols. HEG'S PLACE, 60tf of Louisville Mi'ss Anna Wells is the guest of her brother, Mr. J. B. r Wells, and Mrs. . Wells, Hartford,! and other relatives in the County. ,i.t- .1 1 fii...i .... . nUVU BUUyillUB LtJl V 11 V.Dl HI HO OCW TATE'S for Candles. Nuts, Fruits. P - Prices lsht' Mr. and Mrs. Cecil H. Heavrlu, 0 ty' wUl eai tue holiday with airs. Heavrin s narents. mr. ana wrs. -. ueorae wainnaioru. vysiuiana. - - I Do your Christmas baking with Ballurd'a Obelisk Flour, WILLIAMS ft TAYLOR, B0-2t Hartford. Ky, for an operation, Monday. It you are in need of a farm wagon, don't forget the Owensboro Wagon. Kone better made. ' 4-2t . ACTON BROS. Mrs. A.' W. Mi ll and daughter, M'ss Oustlne Mills, spent Fr'Cy and Saturday (i Owensboro,' tba 'guests of Mrs. Mill' siatef, Mrs.' Warren M.ila. and Mr., M Ua. .' , '. . . ' Mesdames. C. E. Smith and Tlce Burns were In OwenHboro yesterday. Airs. Mattle Wood and daughter, Viola Mae, of Ceralvo, visited Mr. L. B. Tlchenor and family, recently. . FOR COAL HEATERS, Cook Stoves and Ranges go to 49-t - . ' ACTON BROS. Mr. E. P. Baird and wife, of Washington community, spent the 'Dam. was In Hartford in attendance week-end with Mr. L. B. Tlchenor'at the Good Roads meeting Monday. and family. I a, ; T ' TATE has ine best prices in town nti PIvnuattAa r1 nil Irinrta T) tk ah i w4 wtfiHiottco vi stu M.auuo. uu; mew ; Dy tne pacK or carton irom mm. 48-tlf TATE'S Always have the freshest and best Oysters, Celery, Cranberries, Fruits, and Nuts of all kinds. Buy for Christmas from them. 48-lt Miss Leria Glenn, teacher i.'n the .Central City High School, will spend the holidays with her parents, Judge and Mrs. J. S. Glenn, city. Judge and iMts. W. H. Barnes are expected home tonight from Wash loose at ing, D. C, where the former was called on an important legal mi ssion Have plenty of screened coat on hand at all times. ELLIS ICE CO., Hartford, Ky. 49-4t Mr. John Allen Wilson, Vi cksburg, Miss., will arrive in Hartford, Satur day afternoon, to spend the Christ mas hoi days with his parents, Judge 'and Mrs. John B. Wilson. Only a few Keen-Kutter Razors left. Every one guaranteed. WILLIAMS ft TAYLOR, 60-2t Hartford, Ky. ' Miss Gussye Bennett, Decatur, Ala., will arn.ve .in Hartford this week-end to spend Lthe holidays with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. S. E. Ben- nett. FOR SALE One upright piano and one folding bed. MRS. R. T. COLLINS, " 49-tf Hartford, Ky, Mrs. P. O. McKinney and son. Oliver James, of Oakmont, Pi., ur r'ved in Rockport, Ky., to spend the holidays with her mother, Mrs. Net tie M. Reld, and family. FOR SALE One Anchor Stove. MRS. T. S. MILLER, 61-lt Narrows, Ky., R. 2. Phone Dundee Ex. 18-2. Rev. T. T. Frazler. pastor of the local Methodist Church left Monday for Clarkesville, Tenn., where he w.ll be the guest of his parents, Mr. an 1 Mrs. T. B. Frazier, untl Friday. FOR SALE Five tons clover hay; ten tons clover and timothy' hay. ' A. R. CARSON. 9'2t Hartford, Ky. Mrs. Maggie Griffin, city, will leave today to spend several dav jwth her son, Mr Henry Griffin, mi.l Mr- Coffin, of Elisor, and other 'atives in Owensboro, Apples, Oranges, Bananas, Crapes Celery, Cranberries, Head Lettuce, Nuts and Candles: anything in the - - - wav f K00& eatajor. Christmas at ACTON BROS., Hartford. 60-2t ir-.oir, Trr Mer-' chants' Wholesale Grocery Company. Lou svllle, will arrive thl week to speua v nrisimus wnu u yruu, , ,. , T,.., . imr. uuu wn. i. o. -.".j . , , . 1 Can furnish you coal a load at a time to save it slacking in your coal house. I - U-4t ELLIS ICE CdV HartfordjKj Mr. ed, by Gavle Taylor, who la emoloy- the Illinois Central Rajlroad at McComb and Grenada, Miss.,! will spend the next week-end with h t mo:her, Mrs. W. M. Hudson, and Mr. Hudson., . ' A nice Rocker, Dresser or Dining Table might be 1 Just what your Wife wants for Christmas, out one for her and If she Is not pleased, wt 'ill take it back. ; "v. 1 ACTON BROS., - tu-Zt Hartford, Ky- ' ' , " - ' Mr. N. M. Russell, Hartford, Tt,,ut-? 4. was a welcome vis tor at this omco yesterday. Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Whtohouse, of iMagan, are the parents of a baby boy, born Sunday, Dec. 10. , He sure and read the Christmas append cltis. advertisements In this Issue, If yon I want satisfaction at reasonable cost. Miss Mayhel!e Rhoads; who Is at - tend rig school at Logan College. Rev. W. 'S. Buckner, of Beaver' Russellville, will arrive this week- . YES EXAMINED and frames fitted by the latest methods. n rw firs a t ' j, u. i ai rrtii, . Optometrist. I A Davenette Suite for a Christmas present will make more smiles in the home. ACTON BROS., 60-2t Hartford. Ky. Dr. WtHnrd Lake, of McHenry, was iln 'town attending the Good Roads meeting Monday and made us an appreciated call. Buy Dad and the boys a Keen-Kutter Kulfe. They're guaranteed. WILLIAMS & TAYLOR, 60-2t Hartford, Ky. Buy Your Wife a Monarch Range for her Christmas baking and Good Eats you will have them. ACTON BROS., 50-2t Hartford, Ky. Mr. S. T. Barnett, Hartford, who has been confined to his home for several weeks with stomach trouble, is gradually 1 mproving. ' Whitman's' candy, the best made, any size package at any price to suit any taste or for any occasion at JIM TATE'S. Try a box. You'll like it. 43-tt Miss Mamie Bennett, cty, left last Wednesday for Llvermore, where she wi II spend the winter with her sis ter, Mrs. Ed Johnson, and Air. John son. See what you Ret. Fill your gas tank with Good. Gulf Gasoline at our Visible Pump. WALLACE, TAYLOR & MORRIS, Hartford, Ky. 8l)-tf. Miss Mary Marks, princi pal of the Hartford High School, attended meet) ng of school principals and su perintendents at Frankfort a day orj two lust week. I Miss Mattye Duke, who Is teach ing In the High school, at V.ia Lear, will spend the holidays In llartfu!':!. the guest of her parents, Mr. i::d ( Mrs. J. D. Duke, For your Xmas Gifts this year see,1'1" " Sunday morn, ng at 9:45 o' the finest line of Watches, Diamond Rings and all sorts of Jcvelry at NICK T. ARNOLD, Jeweler, Masonic Temple, Owensboro, Ky. 46-6t Mrs. J. I. Goodman left today for Owensboro. where she goes to ttpend the holidays with her daughters. Mesdames. Edward and Allen Dean. Mr. Goodman will Join them the lasi boro, w; II preach at night, of the week. 1 WANTED Broom corn to bo Miss Martha Caroline Pate, stu- made up on the shares. It cash pay dent In the University of Kentucky nieut desired, will muke for 35e ,ex nKU)n. will arrive In Hartford .1.1' ...... .1. Drw. .ri 11, ., hnii.i,,uu lull III Di'Liiv. "v.- iiw.iuud w:tn her parent8 Mr. and ,Mrg. A. E. Pate. , wi to "t,,b Chrlstmus." "Her Chr stmas Hat" and "Christmas For The Mulligans' at ine wusningion inureu ou mo E rv.. .u.. .eveu - ua ui you, u. rut mo ucuonb . yourself, and help a worthy cause. J. S. Buckner, Jutt or member of the MR. FARMER MAKE MORE firm, was In Hartford on bus net's MONEY, by paying less interest ou Thursday and Fr day. They wer. wel themoney you owev See me for In- come victors at this office. . formation. , I loan , in amounts of . 11000. or. more on well improved WANTED Man to succeed Floy! land, long term, easy payments. quick service, "M. T." PARKS, HurtfoM, Ky. 60-2t M'sses Lorene Westerfield and Sal- lie Laura Williams, students "n the Western Kentucky State Normal, Bowk'ng Green, arrived In Hartford Saturday to upend tne nouaays wirn the former' parents, Mr. and .Mrs. .Joe Westerfield, elty, and Ue iaMer'i p:ireoU, Mr. and Mrs. Hooker Wil- Hams, near this c ty. , . ' V ' .. : , Buy a good Wellington Pipe at TATE S. They are the best at cheaper cost. 48-tf Miss .Mary Barnard, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Thad Ilarnard, of I- hand, a student at diversity of Ky.. Is recoervng from an operat'on for end to be the guest of her parents, Mr. and Mrs. W. H. Rhoads. of the Gnshpn nrt trhhnrlinnd " 1 Mr. Powell Tlchenor, who !s at- !.!' n ..Unt ..i tl. . ITI -.11.. . iciiuiu oruuui b mu university m Kentucky, will arrive this week-end to spend the holidays with his nnr- cnts, Mr. and Mrs. Alney Tlchenor, of the Central Grove community Mrs. A. M. Herndon, of R isll vllle, and Miss Ada Chandler, nl LoUsville, have arrived in Hartford to be the guests of their sister, Mm. C. M. Crowe, and Judge Crowe, for several days. Mr. and Mrs. II. H. Harr'-igton. 1 of G .1 lion. Ohio. Mill air.ve In iliri ford. the last of the week to spend the holidays with Mrs. Harr. ngtou's mother, Mrs. Prudie Moore, and other relatives. Mr. Marshall Barnes, who is at tending the Unj versity of Kentucky, will arrive at his home In Beaver Dam, this week-end to spend the holidays with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. John H. Barnes. Misses Xorine and Helen Barnett, teachers In the High School, at Van Lear, Ky., will arrive in this city this week-end to be the guests of their parents, Mr. and Mrs. A. M. Barnett through the holidays. Mrs. Sue Hunter. 66, died at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Leonard Daniel, Owensboro, early Monday morning, Dec. 11. Mrs. Hunter was originally a Miss Skillman, and aunt of Miss 'Martha Bennett, of Hartford. Miss Mildred Stevenson left Sat urday for La Center, to visit her par ents, Prof, and Mrs. M. S. Stevenson. She will also Visit relatives In Mi in puts, Tenu., before returning to her position here, after the hoi days. Mrs. Lottie Hopper and little son, Willis Jr., of West Providence neigh borhood, spent the week-end and forepart of this week with her aunt. Mrs. Celeste H. White, and sister-in-law. .Mrs. Guy Rnnney, of Hart ford. A special Christmas rally will be given at the Hartford Methodist clock. An Interesting program will be rendered by the I ttlo folks, music j being furnished ty the , local or chestra. Everybody UK ted. The first Quarterly Meeting of the Hartford Charge of the Methodist Church w 11 be held at the Hartford church Sunday. The Presiding E'd- i'r Rev. J. W. Rawlings, of Owens- each. Want corn without seed; if iwil rvmnlnii on u will charCH 10c ' . - " extra per broom. V L. SCHUOADER, Route 2, Hartford, Ky., on Hartford and Leitchfleld road. 5U-3t Mr. A. C. Porter, former Circuit Clerk of Oh'o County, but uow lo cated in Owensboro, where he s cou- o,....i i,k the Booth & Buckner v. . iu,,..,a ,., accompanied by Dr. Clark. Retailing Rawlelgh Good Health Food Products: Spices, Flavors, Medicines, Toilet prepura-, tlons, etc. 160 everyday necessities' used by millions. Largest Company; j established 34 years. Favorubl known all over America. No ex- perleuce, practlcully no capital need- eo). We teacn you to manuge your oj permanent d i paymg uus ues. Z. 000-15,000 yearly, write for ap- plication. Give age. occupation, ret- erences. W. T. RAHLEIQH CO., Dept. 1(4 Freeport. III. 60-Jt ; PLAYilOLE CASES REVERSED BT APPELLATE CQUHT Sentences of 4 Democratic De fendants Knocked Out Be cause of Errors. ; Frankfort, Ky., Dec. IS. Th? Zyd Clrcu i t'cou rt" n TZZL ot tne folir rjt.niO( ratic defendant in ... ...... me ureatnut county LLtviiue e et - Kon day murd. oases, usd or.lered ,hllt ,, .. ,,, ho,,J Frellt'h Combs were sentenced to fifteen years each In the penitenti ary, and George Allen und LvmIIh Combs to five) years each on a charge of conspiracy and murder. The four men were convicted of k lling Georse Mcintosh on election day, 1921. The decision, wh'ch was handed down by JihIl-h Ciiarl.'S Moorman and concurred In by s lit entire court, reversed Jmlg; lla'.bert on the ground that In? erred In not I, instructing the Jury on self-defense and should have admitted tes liuotiy for the defense to show that Meln : tosh was engaged in a conspiracy against the Democrats, j Four men were k lied and seven teen were wounded 1 n the election I fight. The four Democrats are charged with killing Mcintosh, and .nine Republicans are charged with the murder of Cleveland Combs. As bury Combs and Ethan Allen, j The Court of Appeals dec ried sev jeral days ago that the Republican : defendants, who sought immunity from trial on a'milar charttes because they had test lied against the Demo crats, must stand ti'Ial. The cases were taken to Boyd County on a change of venue from Breathitt ; County. Several efforts to comprom ise the case by drop), ng all charges were made , MUl.he Cl,ltle Ro. publican leader of Breathitt Couny. The Republican defendants are Willi, Amby, Marion and Alfred Bar nett, Wil'.'Ie, Chester and Ed Dav s. Will Campbell and Ed Combs, the latter a Democrat, who hail changed his stand in the elect1. on alter '.he primary. I'OHMKK H KTI DUD MAX D1KS IX FLORIDA Randolph Townsend Wedding, who was born and spent his youth n Hartford, but has been a prominent arch, tect and nurseryman at St I'ct ersburg, Fla., for a number of years, died ar. a hosji tal in that city on tlu 14th. nst., as the result of an opera tion for appendicitis performed three days previously. Interment was at St. Petersburg. Mr. Wedtliug s survived by hU wife, who was a daughter of Mr. and Mrs. L. T. Held, of Rock port, onn daughter, who is 1 n college at Talla hassee, two sous, one nearly grovwi, the other all Infant. He was a nephew of Judge It. H. Weild ng, of this c ly, and has many other Ohio County relatives and friends to whom the news of his death w.ll bring .-ad-ncss. li s sorrowing family h iv " s ncere sympatnv HKG'M riGAKKTTK. M'KMAI.S Hlt THE HOUDAV: Camels, 1Si pk.; Cart l.ia Lucky Strike. 15c pk.; Cart. . . . 1.IO Chesterfield. 15c pk.; Cart. .. 1.4.1 Fatinia, ISc pk.; Cart 1.75 111. Cart l.tllt Strollers, Cart l.i)i Iluvana IJ blion Cigars 25 to box 1.7.1 Chas. Deuby Cigars, ion to bos. .?( Vicks Hand-made Cigars. 50 to box 2. '-'5 CARD OK THANHS I wish to express my t nee"? thauks to all who so grat'ously helped me during the bunili.g i:' my residence und for the many favo:-s and express) ous of sympathy receiv ed since. MRS. WAYNE N. ST".VENS. 51-lt CANDY Boxes and n Bu'k. 5c and THE RKXAL1. HTCRS, Hartford, Ky. In up. 50tf Mrs. uicu uurueit. city, wusrui ea to Lou svllle Saturday to be at the bedside of her lstr. n-law, Mrs. S. A. Anderson, who has Ueu iU k 11 for several days.