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ALL THE NEWS THAT'S FIT TO PRINT. it IfWP VOL. XL CLOVERPORT, KENTUCKY. WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 23, 1916. 8 Pages No. 34 MANGLED BODY OFT Of This City, Found on Railroad Track Near Skillman Friday, After Having Been Run Over By Freight Train. QUIETLY BURIED SATURDAY. The body of Tommle Sanders, the 10 year-old son of Mr. and Mrs. James Sanders, of this city, was found on the railroad track near the Sandv Creek church nt Skillman, tit an early hour Friday morning, by Chas. Brown and Frank White, both of this place. Young Sanders had been to Tell City for the purpose of hunting work. While in Cannelton he met up with Chas, Brown and Frank White; the three re turned to Hawesville and started walk ing home at a late .hour Thursday night In some unexplained way they became separated on the way and Sanders went on ahead. Consequently the way he was killed was not known, but it is sup posed that he sat down on the railroad track and fell asleep, or attempted to catch the 3 o'clock freight. The top of his head was cut off and the toes of his right foot were severed! besides terrible bruises all over both sides of his body. He was taken to Joe Sapp's under taking establishment in Hawesville where the coroner summoned a jury and held an inquest, sending the body to the parents here Saturday morning Young Sanders was a member of the Baptist church, and is survived by his parents, four sisters and one brother, Owing to the prostrate condition of Mrs. Sanders, the body was not taken to the home, and was quietly interred in the Cloverport cemetery. Rev. Paul S. Powell officiated. Cloverport Methodist Church. Next Sunday night, February 27, Mr. E. E. Clark, a former business man of Mexico, will speak at the Methodist church on "Present Day Conditions iu Mexico, Beginning with the Revolution of 19IO." Mr. Clark was forced to leave Mexico during these disturbances. He should be tble to tell us many interest ing things from the standpoint of a business man. The public is cordially invited Speaking at 7:1s p. m. Paul S. Powell, Pastor. Reappointed Manager. G. F. Dean was reappointed managing director of the Trade Press Service Bureau of Chicago, 111 He has held this position for several years and in his report for the year, he read figures show ing the increased truck business carried by trade papers since the bureau began its educational campaign in that field. Mr. Dean is a nephew of Miss Drew Gregory, of this city. Delivers Hogs to Louisville. G. R, French, Burton & Beaucham, of Mystic; and C. C. Grant, Roscoe Hendry and Rev. I. C. Argabright, of Lodiburg, went to Louisville Monday With a car load ot cattle and hogs. Prices were pleasing to all. THE DItUG STORES THAT SAVE YOU MONEY Hardinsburg Coughing, Sore Throat, Pain in Chest and Hoarse ness cured quickly with STEWART'S LUNG BALSAM 25c and 50c Use our "QmJxnm" Meat OlTlOKUm Easy to Use LEX'S COLD TABLETS WILL CURE THAT COLD IN ONE NIGHT. Remember we save you 20 per cent on all your purchases Hardinsburg and Irvington . PHARMACIES Rev. Couch Addresses Parent-Teachers' Meeting. , The Parent-Teachers' Association held n social meeting in the Chapel Hall at the High School building Fri day evening. An excellent program was given. Those taking part In the exercises were: Miss Edith Allen, Miss Mary Couch, Messrs. Proctor Keith, W A. Roff, Prof. J. R. McCoy and Rev. P. S Powell. Several of the eighth grade girls gave a dialogue, after which the Rev. Mr. Couch gave an interesting talk on "Orglnazltlon." The next meeting of the Association will be held March 4, In the afternoon, There will be a calltd meeting Friday afternoon of this week at 3:15, for the purpose of arranging definite plans for the last number of the Lceum course appealing the following week. Tickets for this number will be twenty-five cents. Persons holding season tickets will be entitled to seats free. New Building to Be Erected at Stephensport. Allen C. Lewis, of Stepnensport, has bought the storehouse and goods of W B. Gardner, also the dwelling house of K. B. Blain, on the lot adjoining the storehouse. Mr. Lewis will enlarge the storebullding and put In a full line of general merchandise. He is building a cottage on the lot he bought of Sam Dlx Arthur Hanks will occupy it. Mr. Lewis has five other vacant lots in town on which he will build dwelling houses for rent. He says houses are needed in Stephensport, and is erecting these cottages to help his town and house the people, Splendid Program Given By Knights of Pythias. The Knights of Pythias of Cloverport held a very interesting meeting Thurs day" evening at The American Theater. The program consisted of special nnisic by the orchestra, a vocal solo by Miss Eva May, accompanied by Miss Kliza May, quartette by Messrs. Iimmett Hdmondson, John Burn, Addis Kramer and W A Roff, Two splendid addres ses were given by the Rev. Mr. Powell and Rev. A. M. Couch on "Pythianism" and "Insurance. " A large crowd attended and an enjoy able evening was spent. Buys Old Payne Place. S. H. Davis, of Mystic, has bought the ola Haiiett Payne place fronting his crusher plant. It contains I4O acres and sold at $000. Girls' Party. Mrs. B. P. Frank, of Mattingly, en tertained several neighbor girls to a carpet rag tacking Saturday. The young ladies had a very enjoyable day, and, also did some good work. Miss Pearl Beavin won the prize for tacking the most rags. The prize was a nice jelly stand. Those present were: Mlssts Opal and Nellie Bubee, Pearl, Beulah and Veva Beavin, Cora and Ruby Mat thews, Bessie Muriel and BeulahTinius, Lula and Irene Brickey and Valeria Frank. A nice dinner was served and enjoyed by all. and Irvington fr preserving and curing your Meats Safe to Use GERMAN AIRSHIPS IN DAYLIGHT RAID England's East and Southeast Coasts Bombarded, CASUALTIES REPORTED LIGHT British Aircraft Which Ascended to Engage the Raiders Failed to Reach Them German Planes of Latest Type and Capable of Ascending to an Extraordinary Height Opera tions On All Fronts. London, Feb. 21. Four German sea planes made a raid over tho cast and southeast coasts of England, accent ing to an olllclal announcement niad'o by tho British war ofllcc. Tho total casualties are given as two men and cno boy killed and one marino wound ed. Considerable material damage was done to private property. Tho raid occurred Sunday forenoon. Many tombs were dropped. A feature of tho official account Is tho frank admission that British air craft, one naval plane and two aero planes, which ascended to attack the raiders, failed to reach tiiem. It ap pears tho German planes are ca)abIo of ascending to an extraordinary height. Tho war ofllco states that two bi planes, after circling over tho town of Lowestoft, in Kent, "rose to a great height and seemingly vanished." Fifteen minutes later they reappeared over the town and then flew to tho ' east. I At Lowestoft It develops only three bombs hit buildings. Others fell on waste ground. Into gardens, on the heach and Into the sea, none of them doing any damago o military Import ance. The Germans have been operating along the Yscr canal In Belgium, to the north of Ypres. From tho British 050 meters of position were captured and held, despite hand grenade at tacks to recapture it. After a heavy bombardment tho Germans attempted to cross tho canal and occupy French positions, and several groups did suc ceed In making their way to this lino trench. They, however, were Imme diately driven back. British to tho south of Loos in a lively engagement I succeeded in making an advance to tte edge of a mine crater held by the Germans. ' I The French In Champagno between tho Mouse and Moselle rivers and to , the west of tho forest ot Apremont, have bombarded successfully German I osltlons. whllo In tho Argonne forest ;i mlno exploded by the French shat tered the German works. Only Isolated engagements have taken place on tho Russian front. On the Austi'o-Itnllan line the artillery duels continue. Austrians Continue Advance. Continuing their advanco in Al Ir.nia, the Austro-Hiinsarians report tho capture near Bazar-SJak, a short .iistance northeast of Durazzo, of an advanced Italian position. This is tho first indication that tho Italians werq operating so far north in Al bania, the belief having provailcd that their activities had been confined to tho locality adjacent to Avlona. That progress Is being mado by tho Teutonic allies In tho direction of Avlona seemingly Is shown by the re port that tho Albanians who aro fight ing with them have occupied tho town of Herat, situated about thlrty-ono miles northeast of Avlona. Tho Russian army which captured 1'rzerum, in Armenia, is endeavoring to cut off tho retreat of tho Turks, who are retiring with as much speed as possible. Dispatches from Petro grad report tho capturo of tho towns of Mush and Achlat. to the south, heavy fighting preceding their taking by storm. Along tho Black sea coast, Russian warships aro pounding at tho Turkish batteries and harrasslng tho retreating troops. Tho northern wing of tho Russian nrmy has captuted tho town of Widjo and is driving tho Turks back In tho direction of Gumlsh Khnnoh, which is cn tho road to Trohlzond, whllo largo Russian forces nro moving westward from Erzorum with tho object of cut ting' off theso Turkish troops beforo tlioy can reach a now line of defonso. Mrs. Grant Entertained. Mrs. II. L. Bruner most delightfully entertained at a kitchen shower at her I home on Thursday evening in honor of ' . Alt! tit ill .. r l mra. lingua uitHJic uraiit. wuu was married to Mr. Will Grant February IX Rook was played during the evening and delicious refreshments served. Ice cream at each table and punch In the dining room, Many useful gifts were received by the bride. CIRCUIT WT OVER Short Session But a Busy One. Grand Jury returns 142 In dictments For Gambling and Violating Local Option Law. LICENSES TO PRACTICE LAW. What was thought to he a full term court ended In one week. The petit jury was discharged Saturday, but the grand jury Is still iu session. This has been one of the busiest juries em paneled for many terms Up to Satur day they had returned 1.13 Indli ttnents and every one of them a clincher. They were for gamine and violating the local option law. Witnesses were before the jury from every dis trict in tho county and very few law breakers escaped the vigilance of this jury. The jury will adjourn, It is thought, this Wednesday evening. Hon. Ben L. Urtiner, Mr. V. Com paret and Warren Godfray, of Louis ville, were examined for license to practice law. John I. Haswell, Jr., Ilsnry Dellavcn Moorman, with Judge Layman, were the examiners. The applicants made an average of more tiian "o per cent and were granted licenses. Miss Liza Miller was sworn in as -x aminer of iireckenridge circuit court. She writes short hand fluently and is well qualified for the position. C. C. McAdams, circuit court clerk of Hancock county, assisted Circuit Clerk Paul Basham in his work. Mr McAdams is among the oldest clerks in the state and a good one. Resolutions of Clover port Missionary Society. Death has removed from our society one of our charter members, Sister Lucy Temple, January 21, 1016. There fore be it, Resolved, That our society has lost one of its oldest and most generous members. Believing that our loss is htr eternal gaiu, we bow in humble submission to the will of Him who doeth all things well.1 Resolved, Tuut a copy of these reso Unions be printed and a copy be spread upon our minutes in memory of our sister. Respectfully submitted, Mrs. Frank English, Mrs. A. N. Couch, Mrs. C. E. Lightfoot. Builds Walk Way. The railroad has built a nice crushed stone walk way from Roberts' corner to Ross' corner on railroad street. This is fine improvement. Railroad people know how aud when to do the tight thing. People can now go dry shod to and from the depot. Pruning and Spraying Orchards. Mr. C. L. Clayton, Kentucky State Department of Agriculture, is in the county this week holding demonstra tions on pruning and spraying orchards. He will be at Stephensport today Wednesday Kirk, Thursday and Glen Dean, Friday. He will also hold night meetings with pictures on fruit grow ing. If you are interested in growing fruit attend thtse meetings und get some helpful idea . Called Term. The Fiscal Comt of Breckenrldge county is called to meet next Monday, February 28, in special term to consider the question of State aid to good roads. This will be a very Important meeting, and every citizen interested iu good roads for Breckenrldge county should be present. Harrcl Hinton. The marriage of Miss Gertrude Har- rel, daughter of Mr. and Mrs W, L. Harrel, of Axtel, to Mr. Willis Hintou, took place Wednesday, February 1(1, In St. Mary's church. Rev. J. F ,Knue performed the ceremony. Miss Edith Harrel, u sister of the bride, was the maid of honor, and Coleman Hinton, brother of the groom, was best man. Following the ceremony there was a breakfast given at the bride's home, and later a reception was given them at the groom's home. Returns to Old Home. Rev. Geo. K. Morris, of Oklahoma, has sold his farm out there and re turned to his old home near IJewley ville. His old friends are glad to see him back. He is glad to get back he says on account of his health. Climate out there did not agree with hlui, Call For Republican Convention. To the Republicans of Breckcnridgc County: Pursuant to a call Issued by the Re publican State Central Committee, the Republican voters of Breckenrldge county are called to meet iu mass con vention at Hardinsburg, Ky., at the Courthouc at one o'clock p. in., Satur dav, February 2(1, 1!)I6, for the pur pose of .selecting 2(1 delegates to rep resent this county for them at the l'ourth Congressional District Cunven tion to be held at Ellzabethtown, Ky , on Tuesday, February 2!t, where dele gates to the Republican National Con vention, a member of the State Central Committee and an elector will be choten and to attend the State Con vention to be held iu Louisville, Ky., on March 1, 19i6, where delegates from the State at large, members of the State Central Committee anil electors will be choseu, aud to transact any other business that may properly come before said County Convention. All Republican voters are urged to be present nnd participate in said con vention. Given under our hands this February 14, l!l(l H. M. BEARD, Chairman Republican County Com. D. D. DOWELL, Secretnry Cloverport School Cele brates Washington's Birthday. On Momlav afternoon h (!lnvtrnnrf graded school entertained the patrons ot tilts city with a Washington celebra tion. Tl'p nroirrfini urns .'is fnllni'? "Truth For a Day," a short Colonial play given by the eighth grade girls. Song By second grade girls. Play, ''Patriot's. League" By sev e nth and eighth crades. Special soncs were civen bv the tourth, tit tit and sixth grade girls. About one hundred visitors were present. Rebuilding Home. Mrs. Hannah Hardin is rebuilding her home recently destroyed by lire. M. Weatherholt has contract for the finishing lumber. J0 BILL Providing For Making Lincoln Home National Park to be Favorably Reported. Dispatches iu the daily papers Mon day stated that after Representative Hen Johnson appeared before the House Li brary Committee iu behalf of his bill to make the Lincoln Farm at Hodgeuville a National Park, the committee voted uiiamiously to report the bill favorably to the house and it was placed on the calendar. The Kentuckiau proposes to have the Lincoln Farm Association con vey the property where the cabin of Lincoln stands; the memorial hall aud an endowment fund of KiO.Ol'O to the United States Government on condition that it be made a national park. The bill was once before introduced, but be cause of the press of business, it was (aid aside for more important matters. Senator llorah has a similar bill iu the Senate Appointed Notary Public. Gov, Stanley has appointed R. II. Bennett, of Stephensport, a Notary Public for that town. Mr. Benuett is very proud of the appointment. Fixing For Spring Plowing. A. C ' Gilbert was in Stephensport Saturday buying collars, trace chaius, and other thing for spring plowing. He expects to put In a good crop of to bacco this vear. Sales of Mules. The following parties sold mules to Vic Robertson last week: John Nevitt, one for 3-"; John Knight, three for $:75; William Skillman, one for $i7."; Jim Hinton. one lor 1(1 "5; W. J. Rob ertson, one for $175; Levy Butler, two for :IOO. Good Tobacco Sale. J. N. Skillman & Son, of Hardins burg, sold John Phelon, of Cloverport, 1 6,000 pounds of tobacco at $7.2-1 round. This is one of the best crops they have raised in years, and it the eleventh crop they have sold Mr. Phelon at satisfac tory prices. Toklo has more than 800 public baths and more thau 300,000 natives bathe dally at a cost of about 13 cents apiece. BUSY WEEK AT Happenings in General in and Around the County Seat Fourth Congressional Orato rical Contest to Be Held Fri day Night. MISS TAYLOR TO ENTERTAIN. Honor and shame from no condition rise; Act well our part, there all the honor lies. Pope. Miss Kathleen Squires, of Cloverport, is the guest of her sister, Mm. Robert Hendrick. Mr. and Mrs. W. T. Doweil, of Gar field, have returned to their home nfter a visit to Judge D. D. Doweil and Mr. Raymond Doweil. Mrs. C. V. Robertson was In Louis ville last weeic shopping. Mrs. Jnmes H. Gardner went to Lou isville .Monday morning for treatment to remain during the week. J.-C. Payne, cashier of the First State Bank in Irvington, was in town last Friday. This having been Mr. Payne's home at one time, he is always a wel come visitor in town. Joe Glasscock, ot Fisher, who is serv ing on the jury, spent Sunday at his home. John Lyddan, of Webster, spent last week with his sister, .Mrs. John Akers. Zack Stlth, of Bewleyville, was the guest last week of Mr. and Mrs. An drew Elder. Mr. Phelon, of Owensooro, was in town on business last Saturday. Marcus Mattingly, of Kirk, has sold his stock of goods and dwelling to Alvin Miller and Will Dellaven. These men have taken possession of the store. Rev. Knue, Mr. and Mrs. Bob Ken nedy went to Indianapolis last week to attend the funeral of their father, Mr. Knue, who was accidentally killed. Mr. and Mrs. Paul Compton spent the week end in Louisville. Will Simmons, of Irvington, was the guest of friends in town Sunday. Judge Doweil made a business trip to Louisville last week. The Fourth Congressional Oratorical Contest will be held here at the City Hall Friday night. Hobert Shellisan will represent this school. Mr. and Mrs. Luke B. Reeves have returned from a visit to relatives in Elkton. Mrs. D. I). Doweil visited relatives in Garfield last week. Mrs. Em Board, of Kirk, was the guest of relatives in town for several days last week. C. E. Hiswell spent Saturday and Sunday with his family. Miss Annie Lee Bishop has gone to Louisville to study the spring styles in millinery. Miss Virginia Bsard entertained the T. S. C. Friday evening. Mrs. Lee Bishop will go to Louisville next week to purchase her spring line of millinery. The T. S. C. will entertain at Miss Louise Taylor's home Tuesday evening. It will be a Washington party. McClellan-Burdett. The wedding of Miss Ellie McClellan, of Free, aud Mr. Zachariah Burdett, of this city, will take place this after noon at the St. Kose parsonage. Rev. Father Henry will perform the cere mony. They will reside here. Buys Farm. O. W. Ilendricksoti has bought 30 acres of land from Jessie Iv. Miller for :W5. The land joins his place and gives him now a nice farm. Visits Old Home. G. H. Sliellin.iii, of Webb, Miss., was at Hardinsburg recently. He is a son of G. V. Shellman, who moved from this county several years ago. His grandfather, David DrUkell, who has been on a visit down there, came home with him. Selling Tobacco. Dr. J. M. Walker, Thos. J. Trlplett, Bewleyville, George Lucas, Hudson, J. L. Gray aud James Blair, Custer, and Jesse Robinson, Hudson, were In Lou isville last week selling tobacco. They report (food prices.