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4T tl. ' - .t1 ' .-5 if, The Interior Journal. XXXIX NO. 23 STANFORD LINCOLN COUNTY, KENTUCKY. TUESDAY, MARCH 20, 1012 TUESDAYS AND FRIDAYS." 1 t IMfttRESSMAN HELM WELCOMED IN ADAIR itiw'ni Democrats Assure Him ..Cotrrty li Far Htm A Trip TmV Ta Cehmbla. .That Adair comity, one of llio re cent addition1! to the Eighth Con gressiounl tlintrict, will ho found troujily entrenched in the column ef Ilnrvey Helm, of Lincoln, nt the democratic priinnries next August, was forecasted Inst week when Mr. Helm paid a visit to the attractive little city, of Columbia Friday, uc 5ffipanifd by the editor ' In terior Journal. Dozens of the leading democrats hook the big congressman warmly by tile hand and assured him that they nre for him, and promised thnt Adair will be safely in line with the other counties of thc district when the count is made in the primary. They told him that they huve watch ed tlio good work he has done for feu 'district nnd thc people nt large during thc three tenns he hus been nt Washington, nnd on the eve of n great democratic presidential vic tory, they see no reusoit to ttrrn down one of the leader in congress who has heled make the expected victory possible. They lielieve that tboe, who, by reason of their great leadership in the lower House of Congress, now under democratic, control, mnko democratic chances In the nntioti so bright, tdionid be fjivt-u very opportunity for further use fulness in the irobablc event of the complete control of the government hy thnt party. They fay th'w is no time for swapping horses. The demo cratic congressmen who have "made good" should be kept at the helm, nnd the Congressman from Lincoln county is placed upon the Honor Roll by the big daily newspapers nnd all who have followed cloeely the proceedings line tb dmocraU took charge. Mr. Helm had but the one day to sHnd in Adair at this time, as he is uiixious to hurry back to Wushinz ton, but he felt thnt he must be come acquainted us much n ihiss. Me with the leading men of the par ty at Columbus, and learn the wishes f his new constituent. Tlu.nuh Friday it not n very busy day in Columbia, it soon became noised that the new Deniocrntic congressman was in ln nnd a grent many de mocrats came in to town by tin) iifternooon especially to see him nnd .tnke him by the hand. Therein... crat" of Adair arc exceptionally well pleased over coming into the Eighth district. It M-enw Mmt their chief rrnson is that they nre out or the Woody Eleventh dislrb-t amd do not hnve to tell iuquirin,' outsider- that they are repre sented nt Washington by the nolori-on- Caleb Powers. They are very vlnd of their new nscciation, nnd will be encouraged in their fights ii the future. A number believe. thn Adair will soon become snfely demo, era tie. Outside of the county races, there is left little incentive for reimbti- an effort there. The demoo-n s linve generally managed to keep two or three of the county offices in their control. They now have hc County Attorney Gordon Montgomer. ery, one of the nest known demo cratic lawyers in his section of thc hJMe, nnd n wheelhorse and County Clerk llryntit, who has more friends 4 linn most anybody you meet. Adair went overwhelmingly for Jim Our uctt, its favorite son for Attorney General, and his friends piedict that when the good people of Adnir ennic to know Harvey Helm like he is known over the rest of the district they will vote for him without ic gnrd fur party tics as is done in mi ninny other counties of ths Eighth. One of the best evidences of that was shown in Rockcastle in the lusjt congressional election. Rockcastle usually has a republican majority of 500 or over. In the lust election Mr. Helm lost thnt county by less than 100 votes. Those who have looked into the situation say that Cn,sey and Adair will bs in the nme siiupe before they hnve been in the Eighth five years. Such fighting democrats as Depu ty State Fire Marshal John D. Cof fey, Allen Walker, Dr. Curtwright, County Chninnaii Flowers, Frank Winfrey, Associate Editor Murrell, of the' News, nnd others took Mr. Helm iu charge and saw thnt he met nnd shook hands with all the demo crats in town. Mr. Helm, as every one kuows, is a splendid handshaker, and talker, and made a fine impres sion on all, U could easily be seen. His friends there hnvo nlrcndy begun to form nu organization to carry Adair for him iu tho primnry, nnd they" nsstire him thnt ho need have no fear of the result. The I. J man, who hung around on the outskirts, nnd took note of events, wns greatly impressed with the tine vilcom0 given Mr. Helm, and is almost as confident that Helm will carry Aduir, us lie is that the present congressman will bo return ed. One of the things thnt attracted our attention in Columbia, was that the little city should bo ns progres siva and thriving us it is, and still bo so fur from the railroad. No one rim visit it find ii&t realize thst it is n fine business point. The daily hinges bring crowds of traveling men, both day and night, while the freighters which cover the pike between Columbia and Camp bcllsvillc, "J'l miles away, attest the voluino of business which is being done. Most of the business houses of the little city are of brick, con structed in the god old square- nboiit tli(. courthouse. Thc brick for their manufacture is nmdo right theie at Columbia, so that there is no heavy freight on the material, ns is the en ne whenever n brick building is erected in Stanford. Out of the handsomest buildings in Columbia, is that of It. F. I'aull, u close cousin of the writer, who made us feel greatly nt home. Mr. I'aull uses one of his storerooms for his drug store, nnd rents the other. He docs a big business, uud is, iu fact, one of the biggest business men in Adnir county, being interested in hanks, fanning Indg etc. The Columbia Hotel is n fine mon ument to the town, also, and Pro prietor Allen Walker, never sends n guest away dissatisfied. Tl building nlso, is of brick, nicely fur nished nnd the table as good or bet ter than you will find most anywhere Adnir county's court house is much better than the ordinary run of courthouses, and makes a good iipHMirnncc. We have become so stuck up on our handsome, building nt Stanford, however, that it's al most hard to do justice to any other courthouse iu n country town. Our courthouse is iu n class to itself, so there's no use making comparison , wijh any other. The same may be said of our new dejiut, by the way. The people at Campbellsville start to talking first thing of their new depot, mid it is n pretty one, and is most nbly presided over by Agent .John A. Roberts, formerly of Stan ford, nnd who is one of the most , popular citireiis of Campbellsville. However, the I.. & N., favored Stan. I ford just n little above any other country town, when it gave us our new station, nod theie von aie. A great many of us here in Lin coln urn fontiininllv "etissintr" the condition of our roads, nnd telling of the poor condition of the pikes. I We believe, however, -thnt if every ."knocker" would make u trip from Campbellsville to Columbia ut this tunc oi year, not another word of complaint would bL heard. Al though the distance is only a little over 20 miles nbout the distance from here to Harrodsburg which re quires about three hours to drive it took the stage line exactly five nnd half hours to uinke the trip nu ,last Thursday night, nnd required nbout four forfi double-teamed pri vate conveyance on the return .trip late Friday afternoon. The road from Campbellsville to Columbia is the only pike in that part of the country. And it is said to be the oi'lv road in this part of the state which sfill has (be toll gates on it. It is owned bv Mr. fleorge Oowdy, of Ciimpbellsville. who o rates four toll gales between the two cities. Little work of improvement is done on the pike, except the dumping of crushed rock upon it, the heavy freighters and the stnge being com. pelled to do what rolling and smooth ing is done, so thnt the pike is renl ly not much belter than some of Lincoln's diit roads. The pike from one plan, to the other is dotted with substantial farms, some nice looking hind being seen now- nnd then, with comfortable houses. Several good looking wheat fields"were up. nnd un occasional tobacco bed. One thing that strikes the attention is the apparent scarcity of live stock on the farms, hut few steers or feeders being noticed, and little horseflesh. That country does n tremendous business in hogs, and poultry, how ever, nnd finds it very remunerative. There is also some fine timber still to bo found In pnrts of tho hack country, though most of it has been cut out. A large number of mighty fine, big logs, woith uny where from $10 to $20 npicco nro to be seen on trucks nnd skids along the pike, be ing hnulcd to the stavo or saw mills, several of which are found iu that section, uud do u profitnblc business. No mention of Columbia were complete without reference to the splendid itewspniwr issued by Editor Charles S. Harris, and his popular Associate Editor, Mr. Murrell. The Adair County News Is everywhere conceded to be one of the best coun try weeklies in the state. It has a nice equipment; the editor owns his own building, nnd is n' lender in his community. Ho tries to give every man n square deal, and docs it, too. Resides, attending to his paper, Mr. Harris runs n nice funn near town where he nnd his wife and their in teresting fnmily of ten children mal.c their home. Cnuipbellsville the shipping point for Columbia, and the hack country, is one of the livest little cities wo have seen in it long lime. The main business portion of the town was burned out nbout n year ago. This was one of the best things that could hnve hnppcned to (Jtc place. The burned area hns been rebuilt with modern brick business houses, c.ich with an attractive front, nnd all up-to-date with their show win dows nnd displays. Two good hotels nre found here, one being conducted by Mr. J. W. Rice, formerly of Adair who sees thnt his guests nre nlwnys treated right. Albert Wnllnce is another Lincoln county boy, who is doing well iu Cnnipbi'llsville, being in the undertaking business there. One of the most prominent lawyers in thnt county is II. S. Robinson, well known in Lincoln. Mr. Robin sou, has n law library which is one of the finest to be found in any small town in the stnte. An nmuing incident occurred nt thc hotel nt Campbellsville Friday night, where Congressman Helm nnd we were stopping en route home. A oun man who had seen the Inline "Ilnrvey Helm" on tho register, knocked nt the door, nnd asked us if Ilnrvey Helm was there. We in formed him he was, and invited the wsilor to come in nnd see him. He looked iu nnd glanced at Mr. Helm nnd then iiskrd it- where Harvey Helm was. We pointed to the Con gressman nnd introduced him us Harvey Helm of Stanford, but were informed by thc visitor thnt lu wanted to sec Ilnrvev Helm, of Montelier (a sninll town in Adair county.) Mr. Helm was Mirpriscd to leniu there was another of the same name in Adair, and laughingly asked the young m.ui if the other Harvey Helm looked like him. The visitor hesitated n moment, scanning the Congressman's countenance rather closely, it seemed, and then replied: "Well, no; I don't think he looks much like you. He's u pretty good I looking fellow." Congiessmnu Helm snys that he intends to wok reciprocal relations nt once with the other Harvey Helm, and will rely on him to carry thc Montpelier section for him this fall. The biggest man Adnir county has produced in a long time is Jim Gar nett, new the nble Attorney General of Kentucky, ut Frankfort. Mr. Garnet t is n favorite son of this county, which has produced so many brilliant men, nnd is upholding well the honor of his section. Adnir is always j"or him for anything he wanlsr 'and he's going to find a mighty Vuf "portion of Kentucky that way net 'time lie makes a race. His friends believe that he will prove the strongest mail the democrats can nnino thc next time they Humi liate for governor, nnd if they do, he will undoubtedly find not only Adnir, but the whole Eighth district, solidly behind him. "" . . There is mighty little Roosevelt talk among the republicans of Adair county, and the delegates to be chosen nt the republicun county con vention theie on April (Hit will be in structed for Tuft by nu overwhelm ing majority. Senator Hradley U shooting a vast amount of Tuft lit erature into the counties where there are many republican officeholders. The fact that Bradley is. for Taft i heralded in big headlines, and a strong play is being made for the reuoiniiiation of the president on the popularity of the republican senator. great many of the Roosevelt men nre mighty "sore" over the treat ment they nre getting from the of- JAPK IEAZLEY IREAKS ALL ENGINE RECORDS Lecal Dealer Leads All International Agents In State In Number ef Sales Made. One of the biggest displays of gasoline engines ever made by a denier iu thin part of the state was shown here last week when Agent J. L. Hc.irley, had n photograph of the car-load of engines which he hns recently sold in this county, tok en iu front of of his place of busi ness on Mnin street. Mr. Bcnzley has mndc n record ns agent for thc International engine which is far oliKiid nf uny other agent in Kentucky He has sold 2." engines in less than six months, nnd is still selling. He hns just ordered another car-load which will be iu within n few wekes, uud he expects them to go as fast us the others. The show of engines in front of Mr. Beuzley's store made an impos ing picture, stretched up nnd down tho street. Mirny of tt lie engines were on wheeled tracks ready for Distant use. Thc largest was n giant 20-horse power engine which went to J. K. Ilaughmaii. near Hustouvillc. All were delivered immediately nftcr the picture wns tuken. The International people are grently pleased with the work Mr. lleiuley is doing for them in this county, uud have awarded him the 1alin ns the "husjlinge-t" agent ill the state. WAYNESBURG Rev. C. T. Chiunch filled his ap pointment at thc Baptist church Sat urday and Sunday nnd delivered three mighty interesting sermons. li. 11. Singleton is in Cincinnati, this wee): on business. Mr. nnd Mrs. Will Jackson re turned to their home in Pike county Sunday. Mr. nnd Mrs. Frank Hell and Mr. -nnd Mis. Elmer Hell and Messrs. Dunlup, Arthur Singleton nnd Oscnr Sims left the 18th for Phoenix Arizona, m.ich to the itgrct of their many friends here. J. H. Acton, rural carrier on route o. 3, is on the sick list and W. R. Singleton is carrying the uinil in his place. This doesn't look much like w dead town after having voted whisky out. Mr. Bruce Fngulry has s,,l"d his, fnuj, rented the inoperty of L. C. Gooch nnd moved to Wayiiesbur'g. We are glad we have them iu our midst. Deau Smith has moved into his new dwelling which he has recently built on the Waynesbiirg pike. Brack Perkins bought a lot from W. R. Singleton ni:J is building n nice win chouse on it. Messrs. L. G. r.ml F. S. Gooch bought n lot fiom the Masons and are preparing to build u huge More house on it. H. L. Dumas will' begin vvoik on his new dwelling in a few days. Dug Jeffries bought a lot from W. '.J- nnd Marion Revuolds for $100. Wr. T. 0. Morsau and Mrs. T. S. Kxmolds and children were guests of Mrs. W. R. Singleton Monday Mrs. Ellen- Shoop was the guest of Mrs. T, J. Iluilesou Tuesday. Mrs. Melvin Caldwell nnd Miss Minnie Culdwell niu on the sick list. Messrs. Luther and Elmer Cald well continue selling .goods in their father's ttore, since his death. Misses Lorn and Annie Burch vis ited Misses Corn and Ollie Butich Sunday, While Mr. nnd Mrs. Smullwood rcre licie at chirred their little four year old daughter wuudered nwuy from home, and eau-ed much excite ment until she wii found lute in the afternoon about fvvo miles from t'Oine. EIGHTH DISTRICT TEACHERS Supt. J. W. Ireland was in Law teiiceburg Friday uud Saturday at tending the annual meeting of the Eighth Congressional District Teach ers' Association. There was a large ciowd of visitors present and much interest manifested. The words of welcome were delivered by Prof. II. V, Bell, J. W. Gaines and Judge Juo. B. Shelby, of Luwrenceburg. The res ponse wus made by Prof. K. L. Gilli. of Lexington. Prof. 11. V. Bell, principal of the Lnwreneeburg high school, wns unanimously elected president. Tho next meeting will be held iu Richmond. ficeholders, they say, nnd many nre open iu their declaration that they will not vote for Tuft If he is re nominated. REPUBLICAN MASS CONVENTION. Pursiinnt to a call duly made by the Republican Executive Connnitteo of Lincoln county, tho Renuhlienns of Lincoln county nre hereby called to meet in Mnss Convention nt the court house in Stanford, Ky., on Sat urday April 0th nt ono o'clock P. M.j for the purpose of selecting 19 dele gates uud alternates to the state and District Convention to be held for the purpose of selecting delegates to thc National Convetion to be held in Chicago on June 18th 1912 for the purpose or nominating a Republican candidate for President to be voted for at the coming November Elec tion. Also for the purpos of re organizing the County Executive Committee nnd selecting precinct committeemen for the ensuing four years for each voting nrecinct in said county. The system of voting nt said Mass Convention shiill bo viva voce. R. L. Davison, Chairman, George D. Florence Secretary. CRAB ORCHARD BAPTISTS To Meet Wednesday Night To Call Pastor for Church. An important meeting of the mem. bcrship of the Crnb Orchard Buptist church hns been called for Wednes day night, prayer meeting night, nt which it is especially desired nil members be present; especially the men. An effort, will be made nt this time to arrange for the calling of u pastor, and to elect officers of the church. Tlie Crab Orchard Con gregation has not had a pnstor for some time, and the members feel that it is time something was done about the matter. An urgent call is therefore made that nil members who can be present. KNIGHTS OF PYTHIAS From Local Lodge See Big Initiation In Lexington. A bunch of liv members of Dia- jdem Lodge. Knights of Pythias of J Stanford, went over to Lexington I last Friday night nnd saw the in itiation of nearly three bundled can didates into the Page rank, nt the big woodland Auditorium. Incident ally the local boys did some good boosting for the Knights of Py thins Fair to be held here in August. In the crowd who went over were H. T. Bruce, Robert Woods, M. A. Stone, J. N. Menefee, Jr., II. C. Carpenter and John Fields. j Nearly two thousand Knights were present when the work was put on by Gen. Fred E. Whenton, Su preme Keeper of Recoids and Seals, who used the famous Rnthboue Bi ble, which Justice II. Rathbone, the founder of the order Used forty eight yenrit ago in obligating new members. It wns the largest class I of candidates initiated into the or der in the history of the State. Knights of Pyt hius were present from nil over Central Kentucky. J A FINE MAN GONE Postmaster J. Henry Hankla, Dies Suddenly at Junction City Everyone iu this community wns deeply shocked last week to lenrn of the sudden death of Postmas- l W. UlTMIJ AAtlUIVUI, I'L t 11IIU 11U1I City, which took place early Satur day morning as a result of u stroke of apoplexy. Mr. Hankla hud a wide acquaintance iu Lincoln coun ty and was well liked by nil who knew him. He ulvrn.vs had a cherry word for everyone nnd made friends .wherever he went. He was a public spirited, Christian gentleman. "May the sod lest lightly over the remnins of n true friend. After services at the church Sun- ,day afternoon, the remains were laid to rest in the cemetery nt Pnrks- , ville, his old home, in the presence of a large number of friends nnd loved ones. Mrn Hankla is survived by Jiis j wife and five children, ull grownt who Jiuve the sympathy of everyone iu their bereavement. ' Barney Menux, n well known col ored citiren of Boyle county, died recently in Danville of old age. Dur ing his early life he was the wealthiest! colored man iu that coun ty, lie owned ft Hue grass fai worth $25,000 I Nora Taylor, aged 10, was gfven n penitentiary sentence for injury to Louisville & Nashville telephone wires nt Williumsburg. Three young men are to bo tried on n similar i charge. SHOOTS TWO OFFICERS. THEN KLL$ HIMSELF Harrodsburg Man Loads Up On Whisky From Lawrencebttrg and Goes on Rampage. Harrodsburg, Ky., March 24, In n tetrifio closo-rnngo gun-bat tle with officers, following u night of drunken fighting, during which he threatened to kill his wifo and chil dren Ed Moore,, 40, a drayman em ployed by tho Curry Grocery Com-( 'puuy, shot nnd seriously wounded Chief of Police K. C. Smith nnd I Workhouse Keeper William Daven port, and then blew out his brains at 8 o'clock Sunday morning. The three men exchanged more thnn twenty shots when not more than four feet opart. Moore stood in the kitchen of his home, inside the entrance. Smith and Davenport lunged repeatedly at the door, and every time it opened a few inches each man fired. Moore's first shot shuttered the policeman's right nrm from the wrist to the elbow. His third struck the jamb, glanced, hit Davenport just over the heart, rang ed around to the center of the back and went out. Undaunted, however, the officers continued to fire until their ammun ition was exhausted. Then Daven port said: Let's go across the street and tie up this hole in me." Smith fired his Inst shot through the crack-of thc door, and replied: "Come on I'm shot too." As they started across the street to n publi" well, Moore opened the barricade nnd fired at them with a repealing rifle. The bullets grazed their heads and shattered windows in n house opposite. Smith and Davenport heard n third shot and ran back to the house, although they could not hnve defended themselves. As the officers circled around the place, another sharp explosion start led them. They ran to a side porch nnd found Moore writhing iu denth. He had blown out his brains. The officers went into the house. , On the kitchen table, laid in order for use, were three revolvers, a re- ' peating rifle, n shotgun a bowie knife nnd about 2,500 cartridges. The inside of the home wns a mass of broken furniture, smashed dishes and torn clothing, Moore's crention of havoc. According to the statements made to the police, Moore imported a quantity of cheap whisky from Law renceburg Saturday night. He drank i steadily until midnight, so Mrs. Moore declares, nnd then went mad. During his aberration, he threw all (he knives and forks, and nil of the cMhing but what members of the family were wearing, into the grate fire. It is believed that he had been on the verge of insanity, even when sob er, for some time. He hud obtain ed the weapons secretly from n Mrs. Kiiupp will arrive Wednes da to begin work on the "dress forms''. All Indies who sew should see hei nt her rooms at Mrs. W. N. Craig's nnd learn something some thing to their interest.! B0WEN NEWS The farmers are getting busy in this section. ' Miss Elizabeth Fox has returned home, after a pleasant 'visit to rela tives, in Harrodsburg and Burgin. Mr. nnd Mrs. Joe Newell tire re joicing over the nrrival of a girl baby at their home. .Mr. William Gibson and family, weie guests of Mrs. D. B. Fox, Sun duy. Miss Annie Gibson of Danville ,i visiting friends here. There will be Sunday school next Sunday. It has been closed on ac count of bad weather, hope we will have a large crowd it is the duty of the trustee of Moore's school, to replace the bell to its proper place We hope he will attend to the matter at once. "" Mis Maggie Fox, is nble to be nut again after n severe illness of sore throat. Aunt Mulena Russell says "The frogs linvc begun to holler, and that is a good sign winter U over nunther good sign is to hear thunder. She nlso henrd wild ireese go over nnd she knows that winter bus broken." G09CH-PADGETT Oliver Fudged, aged 21 and Miss Berthu Gooch aged 22, n popular young couple, of Waynesburg, were married at the court house, on .March 21, by Judge Bailey, Their ninny friends wih them much happiness. v. '. - 'Ml, 1 4 -"!;. . .:?: --z :'