THE BRECKENRIDGE NEWS.
ALL THE NEWS THAT'S FIT TO PRINT.
CLOVERPORT, KENTUCKY, WEDNESDAY, JUNE 12, 1912.
Methodist Church Has Revival
Full Of Rich Blessings-Rev.
Mr. Hanes Brings Cheering
And Comforting Sermons.
The Methodist meeting which closed
last night was a revival of religion in
the churcti, Tue members were never
so refreshed and were given a new hold
on Christian life. The Rev. Mr. Hanet
preached the most spiritual and prac
tical aeraious that could be preached.
He was assisted by the Rev. Mr. Spring
field, tho singer, hud the Rev. Mr.
Lewis the pastor.
Testimonies from Sunday School
scholars and Leaguers, church members
and children were given at the day ser
vices which made them the sweetest and
most helpful hours of the meeting. The
"number of converts will be given next
The music was a beautiful feature of
the meeting. Eldred Babbage played
Kthe cornet and Libou Smith the violin.
The young people of the church were
as faithful in nttendauce as the older
The Cloverport Baptist Sunday
school has passed the hundred mark
and Is still climbing. Their aim is two
hundred by September the first. A now
blackboard has been purchased for use
in the school and new song books have
been received and were used Sunday
for the first time.
o o o
The Children's Day services will be
held Sunday night at the Luclle Me
moriaLchurch. Rev. Mr. Knott Mc
Nechen will preach there Sunday morn
The Baptist church will begin their
protracted meeting the fourth Sunday
In this month. Bro. J. T. Lewis, a for
mer and much loved pastor, will aid
Bro. Cottrell in the meeting. His
many friends are looking forward with
great pleasure to his coming and to
the privilege of hearing him preach
in Cloverport again. A great meeting
Pastor Cottrell was In Louisville last
Tuesday in attendance upon a meeting
of the State Board of Missions of which
he Is a member. Much business was
accomplished. Among other things
provision was ma'de for the employ
ment of two more State Sunday school
men. This gives Secretary Entzmlnger
three field workers. An effort will be
made to reach every Baptist S. S. in
the State within the next two years to
organize them for the most efficient
The Missionary Society of the Bap
tist church met with Mrs. Cordrey
Monday in their monthly meeting.
This Society has done much in its long
and successful history and is planning
larger things for the future.
Pastor Cottrell Is making a syste
matic visitation of Cloverport with a
view to taking a religious census.
When the canvass is completed he will
give to the public through the News the
results of his findings.
Rev. and Mrs. Cottrell took their
two year old daughter, Dorothy, to
Owensboro three weeks ago to under
go an operation under the direction of
Drs. Stirman and Gillim. The oper
ation was successful, but has been slow
in healing. Mrs. Cottrell remained In
Owensboro where Dorothy has been
under the care of Dr. Stirman for three
weeks. She is now well and Mrs. Cot
trell returned to Cloverport yesterday.
Pastor Cottrell says he is delighted
with Cloverport and appreciates the
cordial reception he has received by
the Cloverport people generally. He
feels encouraged at the outlook of his
work here and wants his life and min
istry to count for the most in the eleva
tion of our citizenship.
Takes Place Saturday
The resignation of P. D. Plank,
Master Mechahlc of the L., II, & St.
L. shops, of this place, will go into
effect Saturday. Mr. Plank has held
this ofllce for more than fifteen years,
and will be succeeded by his assistant,
James B. Randall, who is a man old in
the service of the company.
Little Girls' Injured Arms.
t.1i Mav English fell while dIrv-
ing Thursday and badly fractured her
left arm. Little wise vera jouy aiso
broke her arm the sasie day.
Finds Personal Work Tho Best
Way To Promote Christianity.
Says A Man's Heart Has To
Be Broken Before It Can Be
Lee Nelson, a preacher and machin
ist, who has a place at the shops in
this city, took : deep interest in the
Methodist meeting. Mr. Nelson Is the
happiest type of a Christian, although
he declares that a man's heart must
be broken before it will turn to a Chris
tian heart. He is a fat, jolly fellow and
everybody who sees him could not help
admiring his disposition.
He makes an effort every day at his
work particularly to persuade men
to live the thoughtful, reverent and
Christian life. Recently, someone was
swearintr in his presence while at work,
and he reminded the young man of one
of the ten commandments "Thou shalt
not swear." He has not broken it be
fore him slnco, and he and Mr. Nelson
are the best of friends.
The preacher machinist hopes to
bring his family from Evansville and
make Cloverport his home.
Wedding Takes Place In St,
Mary's Church Of The Woods.
Bridal Guests Entertained.
Couple To Live At Flaherty
McQuady; June 0. (Special) That
"all the world loves a lover" was
again demonstrated by the large crowd
which, despite the early hour, gather
ed at the church of St. Mary of the
Woods, on June 4, to witness the mar
raige ceremony of Miss Nellie Crews,
of McQuady and Mr.Charles Cracroft,
of Flaherty. Mr. Fidello Brickey, the
popular clerk of P.Sherran & Bro., and
Miss Annie McGary, a charming belle
of McQuady. were the waiters. Paul
and Elolse Crews, small nephew and
niece of the bride, were the llower
children. Tne wedding march was
rendered by Miss Lilian Sheeran with
her usual grace and talent.
The bride was lovely dressed in a
clinging gown and veil of sheer white.
The groom looked his handsomest in
the conventional black.
Quietly, solemnly, and beautifully
was the sacred ceremony performed by
Rev. J. F. Knue. Two nnre lives
were united for "better or worse."
After a delightful repast served at
the home of the bride they left for
Flaherty, their future home, amid a
shower of rice and good wishes.
Here's wishing them a fair breeze and
smooth sailing across the matrimonial
Mrs. Nat Hook and children, of Lou
isville, are guests of Mr. and Mrs. Jeff
Mrs. Allen S. Edelen and children, of
Burgiti, are visiting Mr. and Mrs. Mar
Arthur Haswell, of Atlanta, Ga., and
Eruest Haswell, of Cincinnati, O., are
visiting Mr. and Mrs. Coleman Haswell.
M. D Beard and sous. Marvin, Jr.,
and Allie D , spent last week in Louts
Mrs. Adkisson returned to be with her
daughter, Mrs. Alvin Sicilltnau, after a
visit iu Irvington.
Miss Maud Smith attended the S. S.
convention at Webster, and remained as
guest of Misses Mabel Bandy and An
The little daughter of Mr. and Mrs.
James Smith, who has been quite ill, is
MlssJaue Lightfoot, of Cloverport,
is the guest of Mr. and Mrs. Herbeit
Miss Liunle Haswell, of Missouri, is
here to spend the summer.
Mrs. M. H. Beard and sons, Franklin
and Murray, have returned from Louis
ville. The Sunday School of the M. IS.
church will observe Children's Day on
next Sunday eveuiug.
Mrs. Morgan and children, of Louis
ville, are visiting her mother, Mrs. Nan
Needles, shuttles, Bodkins, Rubber
Belts for every kind of sewing machine.
O. K. spun oil at T. C. Lewis.
Miss Louise Aud will arrive from
Herudou, Va,, to visit Mr. aud Mrs.
Morris H. Beard.
Mr. and Mrs. Ray Shepard end child
ren, of Covington, who have "been visit
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Woodrow Wilson ofjncw Jersey should be the Democrat
ic candidate for President.
Thnt is the opinion of Tho World. Thnt is the counsel of
the New Jersey primaries. That is the logic of the situation,
It is time for facts and not for theories. Judson Harmon
might prove a strong candidate in New York nnd Ohio,
but his nomination has been rendered impossible. Champ
Clark would be n hopelessly beaten candidate in New
York, New Jersey and Connecticut. He could do no better
than Mr. Bryan, who has lost these States three times and
would lose them ngain if nominated. Oscar W. Underwood
is of Presidential size, but he has been untested ns n candi
date in the North and is an unknown quantity to most of
the voters. Woodrow Wilson alone has a record of contin
uing victory in the section in which victory is essential to
What other Democratic candidate could poll so many
votes in the great debatable States of the East New York,
New Jersey and Connecticut?
What other Democratic candidate, who could carry these
States, would be so strong iu the great
the Middle West Ohio and Indiana?
What other Democratic candidate could make so power
ful an appeal to hundreds of thousands of thoughtful inde
pendent voters without whose support
ident can be elected?
What other Democratic candidate could .so well stem the
rising tide of Rooscveltisni, which now threntcusjlo engulf
representative government and republican institutions?
What other Democratic candidate would so fully meas
ure up to the ideals of the sane radicals and the sane con
servatives upon whose joint action the result of the election
The World hitherto has withheld its active support;froin
all candidates. It advocated an open convention at Haiti
more, and advised its Democratic friends to await the net
ion of the Republicans at Chicago. The open convention is
assured. The measure of all the candidates has been taken.
The situation is clarified and further delay is unnecessary.
Like a twentieth-century Genghis Khnn, Theodore
Roosevelt, with his horde of prairie Populists and Wall
street Socialists, is sweeping down upon the Republican
National Convention. Mr. Taft .seems as powerless to check
him as the degenerate Romans wcra to check; the descent
of the Goths aud the Vandals. The historic party of Lincoln
and Seward and Chase and Sumner and Conkling and
Chandler and Maine and Garfield and Harrison and Sher
man and McKinley is apparently in the death throes. This
is the twilight of the gods, and the Democratic party must
rise not only to its opportunity but to its responsibility.
How can it do its duty better than to match sanity
against lunacy; statesmanship against demagogy; the his
torian against the Rough Rider; the educator ofj public
opinion against the debaucher of public opinion; the first
term against the third term; the tariff-reformer ngainst the
stand-patter; the man who would prosecute trust magnates
against the man who protects trust magnates; the man
with clean hands against the man who draws his campaign
fund from Wall street; the supporter of constitutional gov
ernment against the champion of personal government; law
against lawlessness; Americanism against Mexicanism; the
Republic against the dictatorship?
Who better represents these issues than Woodrow Wil
son? Who is better qualified than Woodrow Wilson to ap
peal to the intelligence and common sense of the American
people against the most cunning and adroit demagogue
that modern civilization has produced since Napoleon III. ?
Who would stand a better chance of election in this great
Let us look at the facts:
It will require 260 electoral votes to elect a President.
The so-called Southern States, including Maryland and
Missouri, have 175 votes. Assuming that Arizona will; go
Democratic too, practically any Democratic candidate for
President can count on I78 electontlvotes. Hut 83 more
are necessary to victory. Where can These 83 be found?
It is folly to look for them west of the Mississippi River.
The West is in the midst of another revival of Populism.
In Theodore Roosevelt it has found n new substitute for its
gospel of free silver. He is the political reincarnation of
James B. Weaver, Mary IS. Lease, Jerry Simpson and Pef
fer. He is the heaven-born ratio of 16 to 1 iu a still more
fascinating form. It is idle to think that any Democrat
could appeal to the West against Roosevelt. It is idle to
think that anybody who is not a far more masterful and
dangerous demagogue than Roosevelt could command""tlTe
support of the Populists who now call themselves Republi
The Democratic party, if it is to win the election' and
safeguard American institutions, must unite the East and
the South as Tilden did in I876.
Will Be Organized In Cloverport
Soon. Want Every Woman
In Cloverport And Its Vicinity
Plans are 011 foot to organize a
Woman's Club for Cloverport and after
the meeting at'the Methodist church is
closed, definite steps will be taken.
More information will be given iu the
News next week about it. If you are
interested, just send your name to K. S.,
in care of The llreckenrldge News.
Entertainments will be given to meet
the club's expenses and no dues will be
assessed on the members.
Funeral Of Mrs. Bush.
Mr. and Mrs. L. B, Perkins, Messrs
From the J'cir )ork World
carry New York with its 45 ulectoml votes. He must
carry New Jersey with its 14 electoral votes, He must
carry Connecticut with its 7 electoral votes To lose these
states is to give Roosevelt a walkover To win these States
is to win not only 60 of the 88 electorial votes that are
needed, but in nil probability it is to win Ohio with 24 votes;
it is to win Indiana with 15 votes, which is the historical
political ally of New York and New Jersey; it is to give the
Democratic party an opportunity of victory iu Massachu
setts with its 18 votes, and to bring Deleware with its 3
votes back into the Democratic column. In other words,
it is to elect a Democratic President of the United States.
It is iu the East that Democratic victory must be won. It
is in the East that Roosevcltism must be overthrown. It is
the East that must save the country from n third term and
all it implies. For that reason The World regards Wood
row Wilson ns the strongest candidate the Democratic party
The New Jersey primaries were a vital test of his political
strength not only in New Jersey but in New York. They
proved that local opposition to him is largely a myth. Al
though the campaign against him was well organized and
abundantly financed, it failed miserably. He swept the
State, nnd the only four delegates he lost were lost through
the personal efforts of James Smith, Jr , a political boss
debatable States of
no Democratic Pres
whom Gov. Wilson kept out of the United States Senate.
In a section of the country where Wall street and the politi
cal bosses are most powerful, Gov. Wilson demonstrated
that he has the confidence of the rank and file of the party,
without which any man's candidacy is futile. He demon
strated as well that his political strength is the kind Jof
strength that is essential to Democratic success iu the vital
ly necessary States of New York, New Jersey and Connec
ticut. So much for that.
During Gov. Wilson's public career The World has been
compelled to take issue with him on many questions. We
regarded with grave misgivings his sudden conversion to
the initiative and referendum, reversing the principles of a
lifetime. We regretted his apparent disposition to imitate
Mr. Bryan's sweeping charges against the so-called Money
Trust without supporting these charges with facts and speci
fications. We regretted his long campaign tours, his too
eager chase after the nomination, and certain symptoms of
instability which threatened to weaken his public useful
ness. We have not hesitated to warn him when we thought
he was going astray, and shall not hesitate to do so again in
Hut Gov Wilson's elements of weakness are vastly over
balanced by his elements of strength. He has proved his
political courage and his fearlessness. lie has proved him
self sound on tariff reform. He has proved himself sound
on the Sherman law. He has proved himself sound on cor
poration control. He has proved himself sound on trust
prosecutions and personal guilt. He has proved himself
sound against government by Wall street plutocracy. He
has proved himself sound on the independence of the judi
ciary. He has proved himself sound on the fundamental
principals of constitutional government. He has proved
that he is instinctively and temperamentally a Democrat.
He has proved himself a free man who cannot be bulldosed
by bosses or influenced against his conviction even by his
personal friends. This is the sort of man who ought to be
Gov. Wilson has had more public experience than Grover
Cleveland had when he was elected President. He is better
known to the rank and file of the party than Samuel J .
Tilden was when he was nominated for President. The
World believes that he would be a progressive constitution
al President whom the American people could trust and for
whom they would never have cause to apologize.
We appeal to all Democrats to consider this matter sober
ly and thoughtfully and without prejudice. We appeal to
the delegates to the Democratic National Convention to be
swayed by no considerations except those of principle and
the public welfare. We appeal to Mr. Bryan to throw his
great political influence upon the side of Gov. Wilson aud
aid the Democratic party to meet adequately this great crisis
in the Nation's history He has the most brilliant opportu
ity for disinterested, patriotic leadership that has come to
any American of his generation, and he has before him in
Theodore Roosevelt a striking example of the meaning of
ruthless aild unyielding ambition.
It is not iu behalf of Woodrow Wilson that The World
urges his nomination. It is not merely iu behalf of the
Democratic party as a party. It is in behalf of the Ameri
can people. It is iu behalf of American institutions. It is
in behalf of the Republic. It is in behalf of the Nation that
is now confronted with the gravest menace that it has faced
sincethe obliteration of human slavery and the overthrow
The candidate J must
James Cordrey, Courtney Babbage, Jr.,
and Lee Nelson, of this place, attended
the funeral of Mrs. Wyatt Bush In
Louisville Thursday morning.
Mrs. Bush died at St. Mary Eliza
beth's Hospital Tuesday afternoon.
Besides her husband, she leaves two
young daughters, Mary and Dorothy
Mrs. Mary Ryan Muir Dead.
Mrs. Mary Ryan Mulr, wite of Mr.
Burt Mulr, died in Louisville Thurs
day morning, She had been 111 a long
time. Mrs. Mulr was the daughter of
Mrs. Annie Ryan nnd the sister of Mrs.
Rose Stader. Besides her husband, sho
leaves a son, David Owen Hall. The
burial took place in Louisville Satur
day afternoon. Mrs. Muir spent all of
her childhood and girldood here and
worked eight years in The Btecken
ridge News office. She was a young
woman and had true and loving friends.
To Organize A Breckenridge
County Society Club In Louis
ville Next Fall-Entertain Last
Week For Mrs. Wolf.
Mrs. D. W. Falrlelgh and Mrs. Eliza
Long entertained at their homes in
Louisville two different afternoons last
week in honor of Mrs. George Wolf.
Their guests were mostly all former
Breckenridge county peoplo, who are
making plans to organize a Brecken
ridge County Club in Louisville next
Called To Corbin
Mrs, W. II. Holt, of Irvington, was
called to Corbin Monday, on account
of the death of her brother-in-law, Mr,
At The West End Park-Breck-
enridge County Team Defeat
ed By A Score 7 to 5The
Visitors Played Well In The
DILLON MADE FIRST SCORE.
Cloverport defeated the Breckenridge
Noimal team from Hardinsburg Satur
day afternoon by the score 7 to 5. The
result was in doubt until the sixth
inning when the local team made six
scores. The line up was ns follows:
Breckenridge: Dillon, S. S.; Macy, C.
F.; Lyddan, 3rd. B.; Brown, 2nd. B.;
Curtis, 1st. B.; Osborne, R. F.; Thomas
C; Shellman, L. F.: Basham, P., Tay
lor, extra man. Cloverport, Polk, S.
S.; Sanders, S. B,; Lyons, L. F. ; Fur
row, P.; Wilson, C; Lewis, R. P.; Gib
son, 1st B.; Graham, 3rd. B.; B. Tuck
er, C. F.
Cloverport and Hardinsburg will play
next Saturday at Hardinsburg.
Mr. Henry Yeager, of Cloverport.and
Mr. Arthur Beard, of Hardinsburg,
were the umpires.
Dewey Nation makes a dandy little
mascot for Cloverport.
The fifteen year old Pat Dillon, Jeff's
brother, is a snappy little player on the
Murray Brown is a pert batter.
Furrow, Cloverport's pitcher, is the
local teams winner. He can be depend
ed on for twirling victory. He pitches
a hard ball with ease and grace.
The West End Park had a city ap
pearance Saturday afternoon with three
machines lined up at the entrance.
Leonard Gregory, manager of the
Cloverport team, was at the gate. He
has a pleasing manner that greets one
Into the park and makes you have a
"glad I came" feeling.
Judge Henry Moorman, Walter
Moorman, Rob Moorman, Franklin
Kincheloe, Jeff Hook and many enthu
siasts were here from the county seat.
Hardinsburg does not play Sunday
games and Cloverport likes Satuiday
games. The day will come when the
Cloverport team will look at the Sab
bath games in the same light that
Billy Sunday did.
Clcvernort must cet enthused over
base-ball. Its a great game.
Selling Old Clothes
There is a young woman In town who
always has good luck in selling clothes
that she does not want to use any long
er for herself. For instance, if anyone
comes to her to buy second-handed
garments, she always puts them la
their best shape. Old shoes she
always cleans well and polishes them,
and they bring the price they are real
ly worth. The same Idea can be ap
plied to dresses by cleaning and press
Father Henry To Louisville
A class of about 100 received the
first communion at St. Patricks church
in Stlthton Sunday, which was Father
Henry's last services there. It was
In the nature of a concession to Father
Henry and his boloved young people
that he remained for this final service,
before going to his new work In Louis
ville. E'town News.
Thos, II. Chism sold team of fine
mules to Budlsome consideration $300.
Mr. Chlsm bought a pair of dray horses
from Gordou McGavock consideration
$275. Mr. Chlsm Is enjoying au excell
Sails For Europe
Miss Nell Moorman, of Glen Dean,
sailed from Boston last Saturday for
Europe with a party from Bowling
Green. They will spend the summer
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