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Had Sailed Many Srjas, Served
His Country At Home And
Abroad-Masons Conduct Buri.
al In Cloverport Cemetery.
into the Valley of the shadow of
leath Capt. Rowland was taken Thurs
day night. His life's voyage ended at
balf past eight o'clock. He had boen
111 for several month9 and before
Christmas he went to Martinsville,
Ind., to be treated for rheumatism. In
stead of the trip Improving his condl
tion, he came home very much weaker
and In a few days had paralysis of the
motion, losing control of his lower
limbs. Capt. Rowland suffered intense
ly, death was a sweet relief to him and
it came quietly and peacefully.
The funeral was held from the home
at 2:30 o'clock Friday afternoon, the
Rev. Mr. James H. Walker officiated.
Miss Margaret Burn, Miss Georgia
; White, Misses Eva and Eliza May and
Mr. John Burn sang Lead Kindly Light,
What A Friend We Have In Jesus and
Rock Of Ages, the favorite songs of
Capt. Rowland. Ttie burial was con
ducted by the Masons, the ceremonies
being lead by Mr. Leonard Oelze.
Capt. Rowland leaves his wife and
one niece, Mrs. William Clark and one
grand niece, Mrs. Raphael Smith, of
Owensboro, who attended the funeral.
He also leaves a number of nieces and
nJenhews by marriage. To them and
''many of their young friends he was al-
..ways "Uncle Rowland." Nearly a
Jfuarter of a century of his life was
'"'spent in Cloverport. Eight years he
was postmaster, and during the last
three years he had a position at the L.,
H. & St. L. shops, from which a beau-
ful floral offering was sent and dur-
g his illness the men there were ex
ceedingly thoughtful of him.
The life of Capt. Rowland was an in
teresting one. He joined, the navy
when he was fourteen years old and
served as Lieutenant Commander in
the Civil War. He sailed the broad
seas and visited many foreign nations
during his service for his own country.
In speaking of his life the Rev. Mr.
Walker said: "John Henry Rowland
was born in Hopkinsville, Kentucky,
January I4, IS42 He married Miss
Kate Babbage February 26, 1886. His
characteristics were a bright Intellect
and courtesy. He was always co'urte.
ous and his cordiality was a source of
great pleasure to his friends." He add
ed other words that recalled fond re
membrances to his family and friends.
Thi little boy who called at the
home Friday and asked: "Is Capt.
Rowland here?" went away heart brok
en. His good, kind friend was gone.
Pledge 1,100 Acres
For Orchards.
Hardin county farmers have pledged
1,100 acres for orchards and Commis-
ner of Agriculture Newman, Prof.
D. Smith, of the Eastern S ate Nor-
1, and President Barker, of State
Ualferslty, will go there January 29 to
organize an association among the
land-owners of Muldraugh Hills. They
will grow the Yellow Transparent vari
ety, which matures In June, after the
winter apple supply is nearly exhaust
ed and before the early November ap
ples are ripe. There Is said to be an
insatiable demand for this variety, and
thee hills are the natural home of the
Yellow Transparent.
3. .
Buying Mules By The Pound.
W. R. Routt bought four head of
mules from Wm. Bland and Sam
Glasscock last week at I9 cents per
pound. Mr. Routt previously purchased
them at a certain amount per head,
hut finally bought them by the pound,
loeing 33.33 by the latter deal. Etown
Called To See Their Father.
Mr. and Mrs. John Graham, of Lou
Uville. and Mrs. William MInutte, of
Owensboro, arrived Sunday to be with
their father, Mr. Price Graham, who
J Is ill.
A Shilf of Cans.
The can that gives light? Candle
the mb that Is sweet? Caady The
, that U truthful? Caadld-The can
that you can eat? Cantelope The can
that Is a city? Canton The can that
cau orase? Cancel The can spanning
a river? Ontilebcr The can that Is
n pace! Cwnter The can that is a
savngt? Cannibal A way for boat?
Canal A can that is a country? Can
adaAnd one that will float? Cano
One useful In 'warfare? Cainon A
dreadful disease? Cancer And one
that can warble with sweetness and
ease? Canary.
Mr. Dean's Announcement.
Mr. George F. Dean recently associ
ated with The Blaine-Thompson Com
pany, Cirfctnnatl, and previously with
the J. Walter Thompson Company,
New York, Advertising Agencies and
for more than twenty years Systema-
tizer; Sales Manager and Advertising
Manager; announces his connection
with the firm of Sherman and Wright
Specialists in Sales Expansion Meth
ods. First National Bank Building,
Pittsburgh, where his peculiar talents
will be available in the future to all
clients. January 25, 1013.
This announcement brings pleasure
to the Cloverport friends of Mr. Dean.
It is gratifying to hear of a "home boy"
making good in the big business enter
prises of the-commercial world.
A Little Child Dies.
Morgan Shearn, the seven-months-old
son of Mr. and Mrs. Thos. Shearn,
of Sklllraan, died Sunday. The body
was brought here for burial Monday.
Killed at Glen Dean Monday by
Falling From His Horse-Neck
Broken-Well Known Man.
The body of Dunk Powell was found
on the road Monday evening about one
half mile from Glen Dean by Dr. P. E.
The neck was broken and death had
occurred probably two hours before the
body was found at 7:30 o'clock.
A coroner's jury was summoned by
Justice B. A. Whittinghill and after an
examination it was declared that death
had resulted from being thrown from
his horse.
It was thought when the body was
found that death had resulted from foul
play at the handsvof some one, but on
examination, no bruises or injuries
were found except a dislocation of the
vertabra ut the base of the skull.
Dunk was last seen at Glen Dean
about 5 o'clock in the afternoon when
he went away in company with D. B.
The body was taken to the home of
his parents at Glen Dean and his family
notified of the accident. He was in
Hurdiusburg in company with his father
'Monday morning, leaving here on the
noon train. He was about 35 years of
age and leaves a wife and stveral chil
dren. Hardinsburg Leader.
James Kasey Dead.
Mr. James Kasey died at his home
near the Short Line railroad, at 6 o'clock
Tuesday morning. His body was brought
here to the home of his daughter, Mrs.
C. W. Allen. Mr. Kasey had been ill
for some time. He was about seveuty
years of age.
Called to Leavenworth.
Mr. Sam Conrad was called to Leaven
worth. Ind.. Tuesday morning on ac
count of the death of his father.
Messages Bent and received by what
is called wireless-telegraphy are here
after to be "radiograms" to tho navy
department Tho word Is certainly
an Improvement ion the clumsy "wire
less," but It is not particularly good,
since radiation la by no means pe
culiar to this form of communi
cation, Indeed, there is some excuse for de
nying that In It there are any "rays"
at all, In the sense commonly given
to that term.
"Telegrams," as originally sent,
really were written from a distance,
but In the new process the man who
sends the message creates no record
of It at the point of receiving, and he
Is therefore hardly a "radiographer,"
and no more is the man who takes
the sounds he hears and records them
as letters,
"Radiogram" is too obviously a
mere adoption of "telegram." The two
processes have little in common, and
though both make use of electricity,
the nature of the uses ia entirely dif
ferent. At least it seems to be; no
body knows very clearly what is done
la either case.
Only 100 Guests Present For
The Simple Ceremony-Gives
Dinner To The "Bread Liners"
Of Bowery Mission On Wed
ding Day.
Miss Helen Miller Gould, the world's
greatest woman philanthropist, was
married to Finlcy J. Shephard, of St.
Louis, last Wednesday at her home,
Lyndhurst, In New York. The wedding
was very quiet and simple, there being
only 100 guests present, who were rel
atives of the bride and groom. The
house was artistically decorated In
American Beauties, white roses and
potted plants that came rom the bride's
own conservatory. Miss Gould had all
the employees from her Fifth Avenue
homo and those at Lyndhurst, even to
the man who tended the cows in the
pasture, who was 62 years old, to see
her married. They stood in the hall
way and saw as much as the big folks,
later they were eacb given an envel
ope containing a bank note. The bride's
wedding gown was of duchess ivory
satin with a three and a half yard
train. It was trimmed in rose point
lace and seed pearls. The veil was at
tached to her hair with a bunch of or
ange blossoms and extended the length
of her train. She w re a string c
pearls, an heirloom of her mother's
which encircled a diamond pendant
with an almost invisible platinum
chain, a gift of Mr. Shephards. The
bride carried lilies of the valley. Her
nnly attendants were her two little
nieces, Helen and Dorothy Gould, who
acted as flower girls. Mr. Louis Shep
hard was best man for his brother.
Mr. and Mrs. Shephard did not leave
immediately on their wedding trip, but
will go later to Europe. When they re
turn they will make their home at
Lyndhurst and Mrs. Shephard will con
tinue her life work.
In the midst of her many duties in
preparing for her wedding Miss Gould
had time to think of others. She want
ed to do something for Bowery Mis
sion in New York, so she gave to the
"Bread Liners" a feast on her wed
ding night. There were 2,000 hungry
mouths fed and as many hearts made
glad by the beautiful act of this noble
woman. Mrs. Shephard was the recip
ient of many handsome wedding pres
en s, numbers of them being from Y.
M. C. A's Railroad, army and navy
men, who wished to express their grat
itude for the kindness she had done
Card of Thanks.
Mrs. J. H. Rowland is deeply grate
ful to all friends, neighbors and the
Masons for their kindness during the
illness of Capt. Rowland. She is great y
appreciative of the thoughtfulness and
attention given him by. the men at the
Henderson Route shops.
Marriage Licenses.
Fonzy Pryor and Vinnie Salmon,
Dennie I. Soper and Nevada Robbins,
Hiram S. Wood and Lattie Allen, Owen
Mostersou and Minnie Agues, Hubert
Elder and Dessie Beaviu, Allen Bandy
and Nannie L. Payne.
Miss Eleanor Wilson is Given
An American Beauty Rose
Color Dress to Wear at Her
Father's Inauguration.
When President-elect Woodrow Wil
son is inaugurated in March his daugh
ter, MJss Eleanor Wilson, will wear a
dress made from silk manufactured in
A silk dress was offered to Miss Wil
son In November when her father was
elected,Presldent and she was asked to
designate the shade she desired. She
chose the outside petal of an American
Beauty rose and the dress is now being
made in New York. It will cost $650
and will be deliVereTearly in February.
The dress will be placed on exhibition
in a department store in Norfolk before
it is sent to Miss Wilson.
The company has decided, to name
the shade of silk melrose in honor of
Miss Wilson.
Miss Wilson is satd to have accepted
the dress from the Norfolk concern be-
oause she wanted to pay a compliment
to her father's native State.
Rev. Thos. V. Joiner, Noted
Methodist Minister, Never Re
gained Consciousness.
The funeral of the Rev. Thomas V.
Joinor, who died at his home in Hart
ford on Wednesday afternoon, following
a stroke of apoplexy, which occurred
early in the day. was conducted from
the Baptist church in Hartford at 2
o'clock this afternoon, with services
by Rev. J. S. Thompson, the presiding
elder, assisted by Rev. C, M. Wimber
ly. The Interment was in the Hartford
cemetery, and was attended by a large
number of friends of the deceased.
Thomas Joiner was one of the best
known and beloved Methodist minis
ters in this section of the state. He
was 58 years old, and born In Trigg
county. For the past 30 years he had
devoted his life to the ministry, his
first charge being at Llvcrmore, Mc
Lean county, which included Pleasant
Ridge church In Daviess county. He
has also had charge of other pastorates
In this section, and at the time of his
death was serving his second appoint
ment at the Methodist church in Hart
ford Rev. Joiner was In the very best of
health when death overtook him. He
was sitting in a chair Wedriesday
morning about 7 o'clock when he suf
fered a stroke of apoplexy, rendering
him unconscious. He was placed on a
bed by his family, and he died at 2
o'clock in the afternoon, never regain
ing consciousness.
Rev. Joiner is survived by his wife,
who was formerly Miss Eufauia Har
ris, sister of Dr. S. J. Harris, of Phil-
pot, and seven children, as follows:
Eugene J. Joiner, of Reynolds, Ga.,
who was at his father's bedside at the
time of his death; Robert and James
Clinton Joiner, and Misses Marjr and
Margaret Joiner, the latter two teach
ing school at Madisonville, and Sam
uel J. and Emma Franklin, who reside
with their parents. Owensboro Inquir
er. Honesty and Integrity Wins.
At the organizat'on of the County
Democratic Committee last Monday
good, common business sense was used
in the selection of the Chairman. Mr.
J. Sam Gregory, who was selected to
fill that post, has served for the past
four years with good judgment and in
tegrity in the position of Chairman.
This wisdom displayed by him in the
exercise of the duties of his office has
won for him the confidence of every
man and strengthened the party. He
possesses that true judgment and keen
foresight that is so necessary for the
success of the party. Claiion.
Every teacher was present Sunday.
The attendance was Hi, and the col
lections 4.88. At the close of the school
Supt. Lightfoot said: "We always have
a good school when the teachers are all
o o o
A month of the quarter has passed
and some of the home department work
ers have not made the canvass to get the
reports of last quarter and- to distribute
literature for the present quarter. Let
all those who have not done so, please
get the literature next Sunday or tonight
at prayer meeting and distribute it at
o o o
On account of ill health and the plan
to leave Cloverport, Mrs. Heyser resigned
her place as teacher of the Ladies' Bible
Class, (the T. E. L. Class.) The class
regrets exceedingly the loss of her as
teacher, for she filled the place faithfully
and well. Mrs. Mattingly, the assistant
teacher of the class, felt that .her health
would not permit her to become the reg
ular teacher, so Mr. R. L. Oehe has
been placed in charge of that class as
the permanent teacher. He entered upon
his duties last Sunday. He hopes to see
the class regain rapidly what it has lost
in the last few Sundays in not having a
regular teacher.
o o o
On next Sunday at the close of the
school diplomas will be delivered to
Mrs. K. I Boyd, Mrs. L. V. Chapln,
Mrs. C, W. Hamuiau and Mr. Carl
LUhen, all of whom have finished the
first book In the teachers' training course.
Seals will be delivered to those who have
finished book two niul have not received
their seals. The class in book six arc
urged to turn in their work as rapidly
ns possible. On next Sunday afternoon
a class will start in look seven, "The
Heart of the Old Testament," nnd s
the wish of the pastor Hint n large num
ber will take this book whether they
have taken any of the other hooks or
not. This book will be exceedingly in
teresting and profitable just now as the
lessons this year are in the Old Testa
ment. 000
All the members have not received
their envelopes for the year yet, but not
withstanding this fact, the offerings for
January were the best since September
for local purposes. The offerings for
benevolence were very small. It is ex
pected that with the aid of the Duplex
Envelopes the finances will show a
marked improvement.
Undergoes Operation.
Mrs. Silas Miller underwent a minor
operation In Hardinsburg last week. It
was performed by Dr. Kincheloe and
his son, Dr. John Kincheloe. Mrs.
Miller's friends are certainly glad to
know that she will be well n- soon as
can be expected:
Lovely Mother Home.
Mrs. J. C. Weatherholt has returned
home from Louisville where she had
her ear operated on at St. Joseph's In
firmary. Mrs. Weatherholt is very op
timistic and expects to be well soon.
She was accompanied home by her
niece, Miss Stella Weatherholt.
Following is a list of jurors summoned
for February term of circuit court which
convenes at Hardinsburg Monday, Feb
ruary 10:
Qrand Jury Frank Dean, Chas. A.
Adkissou, Gilbert Kasey, John P. Gar
ner, Moses G. Payne, Bob Norton, Thos.
N. Dyer, Warfield Hendrick, C. W.
Moorman, Con Mattingly, Mat Shrews
bury, Louis O. Bradley, Jas. W. Miller,
Jeff D. Owen, J. R Watlington, W. E.
Manning, , C. A. Penick, Napoleon
Brutnfield, Ezra Tucker, Ezra Dowell,
Pete Macey, John D. Aldritlge, G. F.
Bandy, Thos. J. Harrington.
Petit Jurors G. O. Bailey, Chas.
Fisher, Silas Miller, Win. Cannon, Abe
Meador, Hubert DeJarnette, W. H.
Dowell, Ovie Board, Thos. II. Chancel
lor, Beavin Tucker, Ed Cannon, W. C.
Moorman, Alton demons, Chas. L. Bru
ingjoti, W. J. Schopp, Crawford Beau
champ, Chas. Deane, Richard Cook, II.
G. Vessells, N. L. Gilland, D. S. Miller,
Levi Chancellor, Hardin O. Bennett, L.
II. Hudson, Everett Lewis, Pat Keenan,
F. C. Armstrong, Minor P. Payne, Allie
Pate, Guy Hart, Jno. Alexander, Jr.,
Thos. J. Spradlin, Chas. Clark, W. L.
Itasham, Bourbon Robbins and Orville
Mr. Wm. T. McCoy, of Cloverport,
and Miss Elizabeth L. Pierce, of In
dianapolis, were married at the First
Methodist church by the Rev. J. H.
Peters, on January 5, at Indianapolis.
The bride and groom are both well
known in and about Indianapolis. Mr.
and Mrs. McCoy decided to spend their
honeymoon visiting Mr. and Mrs. I. M.
Mullen and other relatives of this city.
Mr. and Mrs. McCoy will also make
this their home, but Mr. McCoy is en
gaged in business of which will take a
great deal of his time in Indianapolis
and other points of Indiana. While
Mrs. McCoy has done considerable trav
eling, but this being her first visit to
this State, says she is very much de
lighted with the picturesque scenery
and hospitable people. ',. , .
For Sale-House and Lot
A two-story, lo-room house and lot 255
feet front, running back 155 feet; well
located. The building is brand new,
just built; heated by hot air; basement
14x22 feet; good cistern, coal house, hen
house, wood shed and an ideal garden
spot. It is now used as a private hoard
ing house and doing a good business.
The owner desires to sell on account of
ill health of his wife. This property is
in the live and growing town of Irving
ton. For price and terms write
Cloverport, Ky,
Little Son Arrives,
Announcement ha. been received
here of the arrival'of a son at the home
of Rev. 13. M. Currie and Mrs, Currie,
I of Centrally,
Will Be the Latest Invention ol
Thomas A. Edison Talking
Motion Pictures Have Been
the Work of 37 Years.
Thomas A. Edison is indeed a wizard.
In an interview with the New York
representative of the Denver News,
Mr. Edison said he believes the end o
the present legitimate stage is at hand
as a result of his newest invention, a
talking motion picture machine, called
the Kinetophone, which proved success
ful in a demonstration a few days ago.
The News Interview follows: The In
ventor explained why he thinks the
present $2 show must give way to the
cheaper form of amusement, which, he
declared, will give almost as much as the
other for one-twentieth of. the price.
There will be no more barnstormers,
either, because no one will be willing
to pay for second-class acting when the
foremost stars are performing for the
"talkies" andean be seen and heard
for a dime. "Is the machine perfect
ed?" Edison was asked. "Nothing is
perfect," replied Edison, "but it works.
It will be put in operation in Brooklyn
inside of thirty days." "What does
your new invention do?'' "It delivers
at the exact instant of occurrence on
the film any sound made at the moment
such action took place. Every word
uttered by the actors is recorded and
delivered in time with the action; the
creaking of a gate, a whistle, the noise
of hoof-beats, even tho click of cocking
a revolver, comes apparently from the
scene and in unison with the motion."
"Howls it done?" "The phonograph,
which is placed behind the scene, is
wired to the picture machine, which
may be a hundred yards away. The
speed of the talking parts acts as a
brake on the film, so that neither can
get ahead of the other. There are
special records which run as long as
the film lasts. Other records can be
made to come Into place successfully
and the performance may be carried
out through a whole play. Whole
operas will be rendered and the films
can even be colored by hand if the dis
play of color is needed. Small towns
whose yearly taxes would not pay for
three pe:formances of the Metropolitan
Opera Company, can see and heat the
gteatest stars in the world for 10 cents
and will pay because of the volume of
business. We want democracy in our
amusements. It is safe to pay that only
one cut of every fifty persons in the
United States has any right to spend
the price asked for a theater ticket."
"How long did it'take to work out the
plan for talking motion pictures?" was
asked. "Thirty-seven years," replied
Edison, slowly. It is all of that time
since I made a motion picture show in
side a box by dropping the succession
of drawings rapidly and attaching a
record to two other tubes." "And was
that successful?" "Not the kind of
success I wanted. Wnat I want must
affect the whole people. Actors will
have to leave the legitimate stage to
work for the movies In order to get any
money, mis is an tne Deiier ior mem.
They can live in one place all the year
round and barnstorming will cease aut
omatically when no one wants to pay
several times the amount of the movies
show for some inferior production of a
stale play." "Will there, be a great
fortune In it?" "Money?" asked Edi
son. "Why, all the money I make on
nn invention goes into furthering my
experiments. I do not seek money.
Besides, there will be any number of
others begin along the line, and I have
found that an inventor Is always sacri
ficed for the public good, which is satis-,
factory so long as the great masses are
benefited. Often the courts do not up
hold me, but somehow, I get the credit
whatever that Is good for," he added
with a laugh. "Will It not be hard on
actors?" was suggested. "On the con
trary," replied Edlson.-eatnestly, "they
are going to be benefited. They will
be able to lead a normal home life. I
can see nothing In the future but big
studios centralized, perhaps In New
York, employing all the actors all the
year round and at a better figure than
they now get." Bryan's Commoner.
Fine Car Load of Hogs.
Mr. A. B. Skillman was In Louisville
last week with a car load of hogs shipped,
by Skillman & Jarboe from their farms,
near Skillman. This is said to be the
finest load of hogs oit the Louisville mar
ket during the season, They were all
tops averaging 250 pounds and brought
top prices, $7.55.

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