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-'s v & THE BRECKENRIDGE NEWS. ALL THE NEWS THAT'S FIT TO PRINT. VOL. XXXVI CLOVERPORT, KENTUCKY, WEDNESDAY, JULY 3, 1912. 8 Pages No. 52 pr th i kl l', Come Along and go to The Irvington Barbecue Tomorrow Our Woodrow Wilson Nominated by National Democratic Convention at Baltimore Yesterday at 12 M. MR. P. D. PLANK BY is Presented With A Handsome Knight Templar Emblem Fri day By The Mechanical De partment Of The L. H. & St. L. R. R. Company. CAPT. ROWLAND PRESENTS IT. s Down at the shops Friday morning under'the old oak, Mr. P. D. Plank, was presented with an exquisite watch charm of a Knight Templar design, from the mechanical department of the L. H. & St. L. R. R. Company. The presentation was rendered by Capt. J . H. Rowland on the platform erected for the occasion where Mr. Plank sat with, his little grand-son, David Marion Behen, and listened to the Captain while he said in his gracious manner: "The Knight Templars of old were known the world over for devotion to duty and loyalty to friends and absolute unselfishness, so you, as we believe, possessing all these noble qualities, we, the employees of this road, take great pleasure in presenting to you this Knight Templar badge in appreciation of kindness rendered and as a testi monial to your untiring- devotion to duty." The token of esteem and gratitude expressed, touched Mr. Plank deeply and he quietly arose from the chair and had a heart to heart talk with the hun dred or more men that stood before him. After he had thanked them for the emblem, he said: "This has not been a one-sided affair in my leader-ship here for the last twelve or fourteen years. You have been as good to me as I have to you, and I want to say to you now. who ever ray successor shall be, stand by him as youhave stood by rae. This will be better for you and better for him." "What has been top-most in my mind ever since I have been down here, has been to be a better man and If I have failed in anything It has been in the ex ample that I have set to make you better men, for that is what I have tried most to do. "You have never heard me swear", he told them. "My mother taught me not to. She lived to be past sixty and she never heard me swear." "When Mr. Plank finished a hearty applause came forth and as he stepped down to pass from under the glorious shade of the big tree, the men crowded around him for a farewell hand-shake ' from the retiring master mechanic and their friend. The emblem was set with three diamonds, "one for Grade, one for Edffhand one for Eva1' his daughters, who sincerely appreciate the token of esteem that was expreised for their father. The Same, Yet Different About two years had passed away Since Nell anil I had met; $o 'twas.not strange that I should say, When iagaiu chanced by her way, "NelAare you married yet?" She gBinced at me in mild surprise I would have made a bet Thathere was sadness in her eyes As she replied, between two sighs, L'es, I am married yetl" Go To Wyndott Cave. Mr. arid Mrs. Ira Behen and sons, ivld and Thompson, and aunt Martha, uses ova ana juaitn name, suss e Mabel Harris, Miss Lula Sev- Dr, McDonald and Paul Lewis will Isit Wyndott Cave tomorrow. They to Leavenworth, Ind in their kunch. AnHiunctmHt. MEN (r. and Mrs. Jobs C, JarW, f CI verport. annouce the engagement of their daughter, Miss Mary M. Jarboe, to Mr. Hugh Barclay Donaldson, of Bowling Green, Ky. The wedding wll take place August 14. Hancock Clar ion. Dance At The Falls. Hardlnsburg, July 1. (Special ) Miss Jennie Green gave a dance at her home in honor of her cousins, two at tractive young girls from Texas. Miss Green was assisted in entertaining by Miss Francis Moorman. Among the guests were: Misses Emmy Lou Moor man, Louise Aud, Mary Franklin Beard, Nell Dempster, Messrs. Arthur Beard, Morris Kincheloe, Vivian Haswell, Harry Conniff, Russell Compton and Irwin Taylor. Over Seventeen Dollars. Floyd Roberts sold a pair of twin lambs last week for 14.50 and the wool from the mother of the lambs sold for $3 more, making $17.50 net earnings of one ewe. Pretty good money, don't you think? II E Eleventh Annual Event Will Be Held Next Month In Skillman's Grove Thursday, 15 Arrangements are being perfected to hold the Eleventh Annual Masonic Barbecue in this city Thursday, August 15. The first of the series of bills are being printed at the News office, and further information will be advertised. Christen Their New Home. Mr and Mrs. John Lawson gave an informal luncheon at their lovely new home in Breckenridge Addition Wed nesday evening. The guests were: Mr. and Mrs. Henry Yeager, Mr. and Mrs. Robt Glasscock, Mr. and Mrs. Chas. Randall, Mrs. Rosa Whitehouse, Mr. George Mullen, Mrs. Emma Mattingly and Mr. and Mrs. Morgan Lawson. Entertained At Dinner. Mr. and Mrs. John Burk gave a din ner Sunday at tneir home on the hill. The guests who enjoyed their hospital ity were: Father Brey, Joseph Hirsch, cashier of the Bank of Cannelton, Ed ward Styx, foreman of the Cotton Mill, William Daugherty, manager of the Cotton Mill, of that city, Ernest Pop ham, Misses Florence Lewis, Esther Popham, Agnita Mattingly, Nellie and Dorothy Burk and Messrs. Chas., Jas. and Joe Burk. BEAUTIFiyiUSIu Graduating Piano Recital Given By The Pupils of Mrs. T. H. Withers. Brilliant Annual Affair at Hardinsburg Hardinsburg. (Special). July 1. The recital on Tuesday evening, June IS, nt the opera house, by Misses Judith Ellen and Mary Franklin Beard, was a most brilliant affair, and was" thoroughly en joyed by a large and appreciate aud ience. The fine selections from Beet hoven, Lisyt, Chopin, Grigg,aud Schaw aua, were rendered with artistic perfect ion, which demonstrated the skill that had guided and Instructed them as well as. he excellence of their work. The audience was held with unceasing in terest during the entire program. To these young ladies and their faithful and efficient teacher, Mrs. T. II Withers, is extended congratulations from our musical people. Mrs. Withers' annual recital is always a great feat,and is especially noted for the beauty, vartyy, and artistic perfect ion of the work", - t BARBECU OVER TWO HUNDRED HOME-MADE PIES At The Irvington Barbecue, Fourth Of July-Tomorrow! Every Bite Of Food Donated By Home Folks-Country Hams And Nine Young Sheep Given. GLORIOUS TIME EXPECTED Tomorrow is the day! It's the Fourth of July and everybody is going to cel ebrate at Irvington and while every body is having a big time, everybody is helping along a great cause Irving ton's school. The barbecue tomorrow will be giv en to make money to equip the Irving ton school and make tt a model school house with every modern equipment. The school building will be furnished completely, the play grounds will be made attractive, concrete walks laid, trees planted and best of all the build ing will be kept cleaner next year for there will be more money In the treas ury to keep It clean. The Irvington School Improvement League, whose membership is mostly made up with women, have undertaken this great work and are making a suc cess of it. When they decided to give this big barbecue a plan was made to solicit the food. The people of Irving ton and the farmers around Irvington have responded most generously and now enough material has been prom ised to have a big barbecue in a glo rious style. Nine young sheep have been given, six country hams, 35O loaves of bread, 230 pies made by the women, 00 gal lons of pickles, sugar and other good things are coming in by the wagon load. People who have been buying coffee at Lyon's restaurant for the last ten years, will get a free cup the Fourth of July for Bobbie Lyons is going to furnish every cup of coffee gratis. Mrs. Nannie Wathen has so licited all this material by asking for as little as one pie to one whole mutton. This has been a job when one considers how many steps she has taken, how many requests she has made to get millions and millions of bites of good, A Kid clgain Krotn I wish I could bo a kid ucain, Just for a week or so, Long enough to chuck my shoos And hiko out and stub my too. Long enough to know again The joy of the swinging gate, Long enough to bo ready for bod When the clock on tho shelf strikes eight. Long enough to shed collar and cull's And scofl' at tho stiff-bosomed shirt, Long enough to hear mother scold About tho muss and tho dirt. Long enough to wear a high-wator mark Kound my neck and under my oars Long enough to forget some things Pro dono in tho last thirty years. Long enough to split some wood. How I hated that job of yoro. Long enough to bo called from play And bo sont on a jump to the store, Long onough, but what is tho uso'i Bewailing tho years that have flown. I am living over thoso years again, For I havo a boy of my own. G. Whiz."" old fashioneH, wholesome food for the visitors tomorrow. Besides food, amusements and enter tainments will be provided. The Girls Brass Band will furnish the musfc and other attractions on hand. Cloverport's New Hotel. The building will be two story frame, stone basement with attic finished. Reception rooms, large dining hall, sample rooms, 20 bed rooms, lavatories, etc. Barber shop and heating system in basement. Extreme size 61 x 67 ft. Porches and balconies. When comDlet ed will be as modern as any in the state. A. Killiam, of Owensboro, Is the architect. Echo Meeting The echo meeting of the Epworth League conference held at Hopkinsville will be given at the Methodist church Sunday evening. The public is cordially invited. FIRST ANNUAL DANCE Young Society Men Of Irvington Send Out Invitations To The County Belles Expect To Wind Up The Fourth With A Light Fantastic. Trie young men of Irvington have is sued invitations to attend the first an nual dance at the City Hall in Irving ton on the night of July the Fourth from 9 to 2 o'clock. A number of the young society people of the county have been honored with invitations and a large acceptanci is expected. Dr. W. B. Taylor is chairman and Mr. Harry Conniff, vice chairman of the event. The reception committee is as follows: Messrs Robert Lyon, P n. Galloway, L. H. Jolly, W. B. Tay lor, J. C. Johnson, C. A. Rees, Hubert Lyon, Joe Plggott, Harry P. Conniff, K. P. Jolly. Mr. J. C. Johnson, Ser geant at Arms, with Mr. J. O. Cun ningham assistant. The chaperones are: Mr. and Mrs. L. H. Jolly, Mr. and Mrs. E. F. Alex ander, Mrs. Nannie J. Wathen, Mr. and Mrs. C. C. Smith. Mr. and Mrs. C. C. Matthews. Tbe Lookout ENGAGEMENT OF E The Following Announcement Has Been Received From St. Louis. Mr. and Mrs. M. V. Marlowe have announced the engagement of their daughter, Miss Florence Marlowe, to C. Drummond Harris of Nashville, Tenn. The wedding will be quietly solemnized at the home of the bride, 3309 St. Louis avenue, on Thursday, June 27, in the presence of a few rela tives and friends. After the ceremony the couple will depart for their future home in Nashville, stopping a few days in Waverly, Teun., to visit friends and relatives. What Girls Are Doing. One married girl on the East Side saving chicken feathers to make mattress. 000 One, who isn't married, is making a pink and white rag drugget. 000 Another is growing flowers to have one for every day so she can take that advice, "always stick a rose in your hair." 000 One is raising Rhode Island Reds. Out of 123 she has fifty left. Too many dogs and cats in her neighborhood to raise motherless chicks. 000 One married girl has a vegetable garded that she has put in herself and tomatoes will probably be ripe in it this week. 000 One young lady Is crocheting cape shaped shawls at the price of f 2 each, when material is furnished. 000 Another has painted all the furniture and wood work in her room and has a perfect color scheme of blue and white. Cloverport Again A big crowd saw Clovcqiort pull over another victory at the West End Hall Park Saturday afternoon, when they played Hardinsburg, The score was 5 to 7, and the game was very exciting. Cloverport has lost only two games out of twelve this year. BUTTONJACTORY Will Give Employment to Ten Men or More-Will Start Next Week-Have Good Equipment. "Buttons made in Cloveqort" will be added to the list of factory-made articles now as W. 15. Phelps & Sou, D.ivid Phelps, will start their factory next week. The building, containing the machinery department with two offices, has been completed. The machinery has been installed aud ten men or more will be given work next week. The factory will not finish the buttons, just prepare the mussels aud cut the button slugs. The buttons will be sold by the gross. Messrs. Phelps have been in the mussel shell business here for eight or nine years, and have made quite a success of it. Cloverport is highly elated over her new industry, aud are glad the Messrs. Phelps have built it here. Two Republican Candidates For Congressional Nomination John C. Thompson, of Washington county, and J. II. Whittlnghill, of Brack enridge county, will be the two RepubJ llcau candidates for Congress to be vot ed 011 by the Republicans In the primary election in August. Thompson's name was at first refused n place on the ballot on account of some technicality of the law which he did not comply with but the Secretary of State finally allowed it to go on. Tate-Allen. David Allen and Miss Anna Belle Tate, of Cloverport, were married in Hardinsburg Saturday. The bride Is the pretty young daughter of Mr. Wll liamTate. The groom Is the son of Mr. and Mrs. William Allen. Tney are making their home with his grand mother, Mrs. Elizabeth Allen. NEW LAW FIRM Cloverport Man Member Of Bar. Logan, Manning And Babbage Will Practice In State And Federal Courts. We are authorized to announce the formation of a partnership for the practice of law between Mr. D. B. Lo gan, of this city, Mr. A. T. W. Man ning, of Manchester, Ky., and Mr. A. W. Babbage, of this city, under the firm name of Logan, Manning and Bab bage. Mr. Logan is a member of the Pine ville bar, having been engaged in prac tice In Eastern Kentucky for twenty six years. Mr. Manning comes to Pinevllle from Manchester, Clay coun ty, where he has been engaged In the practice for several years. Mr. Bab bage is well known In this vicinity, having been heretofore employed by Mr. Logan. He was admitted to the bar last year and has spent the past winter in a Ian school at Washington, D. C. The firm will engage in a general practice in the State and Federal courts. Pineville Sun. JOE MULHATJEN. JR. Verifies Goehagan Fish Story That Started Forty Years Ago. Old Blue Cat Attended Repub lican Convention. Mr. Editor: Don't you know I am afraid to cross Goehagan creek since that 150 lb. cat ilsh story came out in the News. Who would have thought such a whale as that was at large la the Ohio? I have just wired that noted fisherman, the Hon. Bob Mattingly. Alton Mattingly, living on the banks of the creek, has built a ten rail fence around his yard. Going to protect his children from the monster. Mr. Robin son, a fisherman living below the creek, pulls his gasoline boat out on the bank at night. He Is afraid the fish will swallow It. If that fish gets a gasoline engine on the inside there will be no use for Slndy Weatherholt and Kitty Overton trying to land him, not even with the Inlp of Uncle Henry Tate. Rube Hawkins says he can testify that there Is such a Ilsh in the river. For last Sunday two weeks ago he saw him going up the river on his way to the Republican Convention. Rube ask ed him if he was going all the way by water, he said no at Pittsburgh he would aviate. He says the size of the fish so excited him he forgot to ask him whether he was for Taft or Roose velt. Respectfully, Joe Mulhatton.'Jr., Carter's Landing. Killing In Meade County. Brandenburg, Ky June 27. J, G. Cox, who runs a country store at Pleasant Grove, seven miles from here, shot and killed John Dowell during a quarrel this morning. It Is said the men had been partners la a lumber deal, and that the killing occured when an argument arose over a settlement connected with the business. 1 .