THE BRECKENRIDGE NEWS.
ALL THE NEWS THAT'S FIT TO PRINT.
r VOL. XL CLOVERPORT, KENTUCKY. WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 9, 1916. 8 Pages No. 32
NEW BUSINESS FIRM
The Cloverport Boat and Manu
facturing Company Now in
Operation Building Has Five
J. W. PATE, PRESIDENT.
The Cloverport Uoat anil Manufac
turing Company have their building
complete, the machinery installed, anil
are now ready for business. The plant
is equipped with a Fairbanks Morse en
gine and has four large rooms besides
the main office.
The move for building this foundry
was made some time ago, and by pa
tience and diligent work the members
have at last succeeded in their plans.
Those belonging to the firm are: J. W.
Pate, president; A. C. McKaughan,
vice-president; J. L. Winchell, secre
tary; Henry Burden, treasurer, and M.
Miss Edith Burn has accepted the
position as stenographer for the com
pany. "Miss Burn is a live business
lady, bright and popular, and her
friends are proud of her success.
An eclipse of the sun was visible here
between nine and eleven o'clock Thurs
day morning. The eclipse was caused
by the moon passing between the sun
and the earth, casting a shadow of from
50 to loo miles in diameter, which trav
eled over a spaceof 9,000 miles in length.
About three fourths of the sun was
obscured in this latitude, and was vis
ible through smoked glasses.
Epworth League Meeting.
Representative members of the Clo
verport Epworth League will be the
guests of the Hawesville League Sat
urday, February 12, at the first quart
erly meeting of the League this year.
The services will be held at the Hawes
ville Methodist church at 1:30 p. m,
Well Pleased With Sales.
Dr. P. W. Foote, Irvlngton, was at
V tending the loose leaf tobacco sales
Tfc'rlday. It was his first visit to these
sales. He was well pleased with the
way things were handled and thought
it was a line opportunity for the farm'
ers to sell their tobacco. He thought
the prices depended largely on the way
tobacco was graded and handled.
Willis Green and Preston Green were
at Hardinsburg last week and bought
CO head of pigs from Beard Brothers.
They are now feeding 800 head and
22s head of cattle. The Green Broth
ers are the largest and most success
ful farmers In Breckenridge and Gray
son counties. They make a specialty
of raising and feeding stock.
Mrs. Cashman Improving.
Dr. Rogers, of Fordsvllle, was at
Vanzant to see Mrs. Cashman, who
has been seriously ill for several
weeks. Dr. Rogers reports her con
dition very much Improved.
The Drug Stores That Saves You Honey!
Over and nbovo ovory other consideration, QUALITY is
of paramount IMPORTANCE, und, recognizing this fuct, wo
try to excel in every department.
See our Stock and Prices Before Purchasing
Anything in a Drug Store
NOW IS THE TIME TO USE
KEEP A RECORD
The pictures made so easily will tell the child-story
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We do the Printing and Developing for you.
LEX'S COLD TABLETS WILL CURE THAT COLO IN ONE NIGHT.
ANNUAL MEETING OF
Held Monday. Old Board Elect
ed. Frank Dean, of Glen
Dean, Takes Place Made Va
vant by Death of H. A. Oelze.
DR. A. A. SIMONS PRESIDENT.
The Hank of Cloverport held its mi
nual meeting Monday, February 7, for
the purpose of e!ectilig its board of di
rectors and officers for the year 1916
This bank is one of the growing in
stitutious of the city; nn institution
whose conservative management and
safe methods have made a name for it
self throughout the community.
The board of directors and officers are
substantial business men. They are as
follows: A. A Simons, president; F.W
Fraize, vice-president; E. C. McDonald,
John A. Barry, J. C. Mattingly, R. L,
Oelze, E. Howne, Frank Dean, L D
llaer; Paul Lewis, cashier, and Miss Ray
Lewis Heyser, assistant cashier.
On the Chicago Market.
M, D. Beard is In Chicago this week
purchasing his spring stock. Mr.
Beard will bring home a nice lot of
goods at bottom prices. Mail order
houses don't trouble B. F. Beard & Co
They go out after bargains and let the.
p.ople know about them through the
newspapers. They attribute their
business success largely to newspaper
"The Upward Way."
On Sunday, February 13,-at the M.
E. church In Hardinsburg, the temi
centennial program entitled, "The Up
ward Way," will be rendered. A very
interesting program has been arranged
On Monday afternoon, February 7, a
number of the friends of Mrs. Garfield
Burden surprised her at her home on
the hill, the occasion being her twenty
seventh birthday. Many beautiful
presents were received. A delicious
luncheon was served and all present
enjoyed the evening very much Cov
ers were laid for thirty one guests
The Hardinsburg Pharmacy.
The Hardinsburg Pharmacy is again
established in Hardinsburg with a full
line of drugs, medlcjnes, toilet goods
and notions. They have a beautiful
store, well lighted, clean and up-to
date. Dr. Lex, the proprietor, is one
of the best druggists in the State. His
stock and his store show that he knows
Gets Top of the Market.
A. T. Beard shipped a car load of
hogs to Louisville last week and got
the top of the market, $8. 10. He came
home with a smile.
Weds Italian Count.
Chicago, Jan. 17. Miss Ida May
Swift, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Louis
Franklin Swift, was married to Count
James Mlnotto of New York, son of
Count and Countess Mlnotto of Venice.
The Bank of
Loans and Discounts $376,641.65
Cash on hand and due from
other Banks . 74,667.36
Banking House and Lot
charged off 0.00
Farm Lands 1,924.34
Other Assets : 160.16
M. D. BEARD, President PAUL COMPTON, Cashier M. 13. KlNCHELOIi, Ass't. Cashier
MISS LOUISE MOORMAN, Ass't. Cashier
C. V. Robertson
Dr. A. M. Ivincheloe
Mrs. Herbert Walker, of Near
Cloverport, Dies After Ten
Days Illness Leaves Hus
band and Daughter.
Mrs. Herbert Walker died Friday
morning at her home near this place,
after a ten ilays illness of lagrippe.
The deceased was an estimable wo
man with many friends. She is sur
vived by her husbindand one daugh
ter, (We years of aye.
The funeral services were conducted
from the home Saturday afternoon with
interment in the Taul burying ground.
Comes From the Press For the
Convenience and Information
of Cloverport Church People.
The Methodist Bulletin which was
Issued last week fur the llrst time, was
of unusual pleasure, as well as a mat
ter of needed Information for the mem
bers and friends and the pastor of the
Methodist Episcopal Church South of
The llrst edition of the Bulletin was
made possible by the co operation of
the business men and the pastor, Uev.
Mr. Paul S. Powell. The first page
shows a picture of the church and par
sonage. The Inside pages give tho
events and proceedings of the church,
One of the most useful parts of the
contents is t.ie church calendar. The
last page Is an excellent showing of
advertisements for the leading pro
gressive business men.
Very few churches outside of the
cities are publishing church bulletins.
However, the Methodist church of
Morgaulleld has recently published a
very interesting booklet about that
church The contents were arranged
by Rev. Mr. Hummell, the pastor.
Buys Pair Mules.
Vic Robertson bought a pair of mules
Monday from Alex Gray, of Custer,
Car Load of Wagons.
U. F. Deard & Co. were unloading
Monday a car load of wagon and farm
Condensed Report of the Condition
At the close of husiness January 28,
Capital Stock $ 50,000.00
Surplus Fund 35,000.00
Undivided Profits 6,494.78
Very respectfully, A
PAUL COMPTON, Cashier
BOARD OF DIRECTORS:-
M. D. Beard
Wedding Quietly Solemnized at
the Bride's Home in Owens
boro. Will Reside at Fair
The wedding of Mr. Overton Illan
ford, of Ilewleyville, and Miss Roberta
Foote, of Owensboro, was quietly sol
emuized at the home of the bride on
Tuesday afternoon, February 1, at 2:30.
The bride was gowned in a handsome
blue silk; while the groom was attired
in the usual black costume Miss
Foote is the charming; daughter of l-,d
Foote, deceased. Mr. Illanford is the
sou of Mr. and Mrs. Charley Illanford.
Only members of the itu mediate fam
ilies and a few friends were present.
They are at home to their friends at
Louisville Stock Market.
Cattle receipts at the stock yards in
Louisville Monday were moderate, be
ing 1,39) head against 1,61)7 head a
week ago. Choice handy weight
butchers sold readily at 10c to 15c ad
vance. The top sale In the steer di
vision was $7.50." Others brought $7
Choice corn fed hogs, I65 pounds and
up, S.25; 120 to IO5 pounds, $7.65;
pigs, $6 75; roughs, $7.25 down (logs,
from doubtful territory , were discrim
inated against and sold at 25 to 75
TOOK PRESIDENT'S GLOVES.
Souvenir Hunter at Topeka Got Them
Somebody In Topeka, Kun., parts is
boasting 11 new pair of gloves. But
they are boasting silently. Tho gloves
tiro those worn by the president when
lio was there.
The president left his overcoat In an
nnterooin of the Auditorium and. there
being only a seoro of iollcenieii to
guard the executive's possessions, a
souvenir hunter managed to get awny
with the prize.
Fine Judge of Tobacco.
John W. Miller, one of the best
judges of tobacco and a line handler of
the weed, it at Qlen Dean superin
tending Ben Clarkson's purchase at
& Trust CoJ
P. M. Beard p
Paul Compton 2i
115,000 Pounds Sold Last
Friday. Top Price For Dark
$16. Complete List of Sales.
REGULAR SALE NEXT FRIDAY.
The Hreckenrldge Loose Leaf sale
last Friday came up to its usual stand
ard of prices on high grades of tobacco.
A leading buyer of these grades said
his average was higher than any pre
vious sale. Low grades and trashes
were a little sluggish and the price
was a shade lower. Hut on the whole
It was a satisfactory sale to the farm
ers. There was very little dissatis
faction. Thoso who were not satis-
lied took advantage of their rights and
It was o served by many that It was
the beit looking floor of tobacco that
has been olTercd. Every basket looked
In tip-top order and condition; well
handled and uut in nice piles on tho
baskets. Growers are taking more
pains ana devoting more time to pre
paring their tobacco for these sales,
and it pays them to do It. Nesting
and trying to fool the buyers don't pay
any more than it does In other lines.
Manager Robertson has set his foot
down on these practices and won't al
low It. He says It must be a fair deal
all around. Tne buyer, he says, must
be protected as well as the seller.
More farmers ought to attend these
Following is a complete list of sales:
Breckenridge Loose Leaf Sales.
Anus and Dowell sold 1,320 pounds at
$3.60, $3,20, $4.50, $. 40, $3.
Ilayues and Smiley sold 465 pounds at
$6.70, $6.t0, $7.30, $n.5o, $n. CO, $7.60.
Will Howard sold 165 pounds at $..!W),
$7..'So, $6.60, $3 30.
Heudrick and Douglass sold 335
pounds at $6, $3, 13.80, $3. to.
Dowell and Arms sold 1105 pounds at
56.S0, $7.30, $7.50, $7.90.
John Si pes sold 425 pounds at $2.70,
3 3. $7, W.
Austin and Arms sold 460 pounds nt
$3 jo. I4. W-6o, $6.30, $3.50.
Kennedy and Marshall sold I140
Of K. of P. to be Held Thursday
Evening, February 17. In
teresting Program Arranged.
A public meeting, under the aus
pices of the Knights of Pythias, will be
held Thursday evening, February 17,
at the American Theater at 7:30
o'clock. These public meetings will
be held by the lodges all over the
country between tho lltli and 19th of
February, which is designated as
'Protection Week." At this meeting
the following program will be render
ed, which Is open to all who may de
sire to atteud.
Overture Cloverport Orchestra
Song America .. ..By Congregation
Quartette Male Voices
Address "..Uev. P. S. Powell
Solo Miss Kva May
Address He v. Couch
Closing Song Congregation
pounds at $6, $3.30, 52.S0.
Wm. Canapple sold 935 pounds at
io.'io, $5.20, $4.80, $3.60, $2.70.
J. H Miller sold I260 pounds at 57. i0,
Chas. L. Miller sold 1,330 pounds at
$2.90, $.-, $5.30.
llryaut and Miller sold 1,280 pounds at
$12, $12, $12.
Jas. W. Miller sold f 1,130 pounds at
$3, $2.So, $3.30, f4. 10, 3.10.
Stinnett and Kskridge sold 840 jiouuds
at $2 80, $ 30, 54 10, $3.10.
Gabe Shrewsbury sold 1,48.7 pounds at
$2.90, fi, $7.30, $4 70, $7.8.
Oriel Allen sold 445 pounds at $5.70,
J. O. Hook sold 1,705 pounds at $6.10,
$6, $2 90, 53.90.
Joe Haynes sold S70 pounds at $7.90,
$5 20, $3.30, $2.So.
C. F. l'aynesold 1,313 pounds at 58.90,
$7-3. 9. s.5.
Harney Dejarnette sold 1,700 pounds
at $5- "o. 54.40, 3. 7-2o, f9-lo.
Ransom Norton sold r3."i pounds at
John Wilkcr.sou sold 900 pounds at
$6.10, , $2 90.
Pat Matttugly sold i,6o0 pounds at
5 30. l. $4 20.
Geo. I.. Hook sold l,0lo pounds at
$2.S0, $3.10, 9, $4.30, iS.90.i3.50, $7.20,
$9 .1o, $3 40
Clint dkison sold 1,025 pounds at
$0, f9 3. '5. $'2. $16. $5-"". $3-
Felix Tucker sold 1,(105 pounds at
8 40, $7 60, $S, $7.90, $2. So.
K. '.. Hook sold 190 pounds at J3, $6j
Virgil Dowell sold i.oS.'i pounds at
i 9". 3 7". $4-s. $2.SD, $3.30.
Kennedy and Marshall sold 1,270
pounds at ii.su, $3 30, $2 So.
I,on llruiuglou sold 1,375 pounds at
7 10. $5 10, $7.10, $t, 53.40, $3.10.
Jas. H. Miller sold .VjO pounds at 6,
Mike Miller sold 2,3(5 pouct&int $2.So,
$3 10, $3.20, $4.10, $2.90
Will Howard sold 1 195 j.ca ins, at $3,
537. $9. f"-9'.
15. I,. Mattingly sold J30 pounds at
Frank Sturgeon sold 2,120 pounds at
$6 90, 57, W, $ I 90, $4. 10, $ 1, $3.50, $3.40.
Mike Miller sold 1,480 pounds nt $10,
$9.00, $6.90, $10.
J. II Miller sold 560 pounds at $3.50,
Xobe l'ate sold 2.710 pounds at $11,
g 90, $io 50, $6 60, $7, $."i So, $7.70.
W It Puttfsold l,'2o pounds at $4.20,
55-9o. $3 50, $3 40, 53.70, $3.60
Claude Kennedy sold 1,895 pounds nt
$3.40, .$."i 2o, $3.30, 7, $3.!lo, $1.90,52.80.
Walter Maud sold 2,540 pounds nt
$3 i. f3-s. 51. H50. $5-
Tom Sheerau sold 1,195 pounds nt $4,
Frank Wilson sold 3I0 pounds at
$4 1". 3-3. $2-8o.
John Lively sold 165 pounds nt 55-9.
Nolie l'ate sold 1,915 pounds at $3.70,
6, $4.40, 3.91 -50, $2.80.
W. T. Illair sold 73.1 pounds at $2.80,
$3. 4-7. 6 o.
Hook and Rusher sold 1,300 pounds at
$2 80, 52.90, $3.50, $4.60.
John Monarch sold 1,615 pounds at
$7 9O, $S, $4 to, $.8o, $3.60 $3, $10.80,
Columbus Davis sold 1,020 pounds nt
$5. 3 60. 3-K $3..3-7.
ltrooks and Drown sold 4,070 pounds
at $4 40, 56 30. $7.H. 6. fMO, 5-10,
$4.70, $7. 10, $7..r0.
Fred Richards sold $3,360 pounds at
t4-9J. S8-I0, $5, $6.70, 55, $6, $5.40,
W. S. Green sold 1,660 pounds at
$3.40, ft.30, 15.50, $3 30.
J. I'. Mason sold 5,385 pounds at $4,
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