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THE BRECKENRIDGE NEWS
JOHN I). IMMUGE, Editor and Publisher ISSUED EVERY WEDNESDAY CLOVERPORT, KY., WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 5, 1917 EIGHT PAGES. Subscription price $1.50 a year; 50c for 4 months; 75c for 6 months. Business Locals 10c per line and 5c for each additional insertion. Cards of Thanks over 5 lines chafed for at the rate of 10c per line. Obituaries charged for at the rate of 5c per line, money in advance. Examine the label on your paper. If it is not correct please notify us. AUTUMN. TF EVER in autumn a nensivencis falls upon us, as the leaves drift by in their fading, may wo not wisely look up in hope to their mighty monuments? Behold how fairl bo study! so eternal 1 The joy,of man, the comfort of all living creatures, the glorj of the earth, they nro but tho monuments of these poor leaves that flit faintly past us to die. Let them not so pass witn out.our understanding their last council and example; that we, also, may build in this world monuments by which men may be taught to remember, not where wo died, but where we uvea. John Kuskin. jnt Amnions last Satuiday night given by tho M. W. of A. Harrison Ashcraftand Miss Ada Hell Atcr, of Khodclia, motored to Irvingtoii last Sunday to visit Mr. and Mrs. Will Sliellman. Nap Kobortcou, of Lodiburg, spent Tuesday night with his son, M. .1. Robertson. Morton Wheeler and sister, Miss Ida, siient tho week end with Mr. and Mr.J. Paris Bnrr. Misses Lydia and Loretta Win tor havo returned to their homo in Tell City, after a week's stay with their grandmother, Mrs. Mary Dodson. Miss Florence Bruncr leaves Mondaylfor Louisville where alio will enter school. Mr. and Mrs. S. J. Brashear and daughter and grandson spent last Sunday with Otis Stiff and family, of Raymond. Mr. and Mrs. R. T. Cashman and little son, of Lodiburg, spent Monday night with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Warren Prather. Mr. and Mrs. John Lyddan and daughter, Miss Myrtle, and son, Don, and Miss Ora Hendrick mo tored from "Webster last Sunday and were the dinner guests of Mr. and Mrs. II. L. Bruncr and the 223 CHILDREN SHALL WE EDUCATE OUR CHILDREN OR NOT? At tho opening of our public school Monday morning, it was in deed gratifying and quite an inspiration to the superintendent and the Misses Bruner. teachers to have a nuniner ot tno pairons ana trustees present, who j,.8 alary Dodson and sons, in this way manifested their interest and co-operation in the school Claud and Fred, and Mrs. J. F. work. Biddlc, spent Sunday with Mr. So much depends upon tho parents for tno amount ot sctiool woi-k ancj rs l, Dodson tho children accomplish during tno year. w nen parents arc not in- Irg yRQ pHo and baby, Alice terestcd in sending their children to school, and do not make it a tin' RnA son Woodrow pile, of Business to Keep incm in auer uiey nave aiuncu mm suo umt muj gut Hardinsburg, arn visiting her sis thereon tune, then they cannot manic me rcacner or cnua ior me k jj E Krymirc, t i t . l i. ii m 1 . . M.I.. . ..LSI I ' " pupil not ucing on me iionui run. xi-ucuura uiu jcsjuiisiuiu iui tun then after they enter school, but it is the duty of parents to send them regularly. This thing of education is one of the vital questions of life, and wc do not realize how serious it is until too lute. To keep a child out of school i's like hanging a mill-stone around its neck or breaking one of its limbs. It simply cripples them for the duties of life, and all they can do is jut to hobble along. '. in; niirnnlc tfxwlmrs inifl silmnl simprintfMirlpnts. urn in ii measure' iesi)on,ilIo for those 2!Jfl illiterates from our county. So sPcnt Sunday with Mr. and Mrs. ntiiuit!.rV .iswl l!.irl.iiinl'nl 1 w llliw fuel tllllt it liplinnvpfi IN 1 1 trot liner 1. Bruncr 4 t 1 A 111111 Ul.HlVt-l"! nil - vinti wvnw.,, vw " ' now and see th.it our f-chool law arc more rigidly enforced so that the coming gcnciatiou will not have lo sutler the humiliation of say ing they came from a county where there aro so many illiterates. Mr. and Mrs. W. M. Frymirc and Mrs. Shacklcttc, of Ekron, came down Wednesday in their car and spent several days with Mrs. E..1I. Shellman. Mr. and Mrs. Gus Bargcr and daughter Marv Lena, and Miss Edyth Right and Homer Barr STEPHENSPORT Miss Frances Mattingly, of Kirk, is visiting her brother, Mr. Scott Mattingly and Mrs. Mat tingly. Miss Minnie Morris, of Indian- STILL INTERESTED IN HOME PEOPLE. Following is a letter ?ent to Po-tnnister Light foot from a former Clovcrport boy whom wo are exceedingly proud of, and glad to know that he is still interested in his home town and people. "I have just noticed in the Breekenridge News an account of the apolis, is tho guest of her mother, number of illiterates among the soldier boys of Kentucky. Wanting Mrs. Ida Morris, to make-a small contribution towards this good cause educating Minor Piorcc was in Hardins them and not knowing whom to address, I am enclosing herewith burg Thursday. my check for $5 which is made payable to yourself, and I would r rSf q Shively and daugh- thank you to see that same reaches the proper party. lean hardly Uer, Miss Henrietta, attended tho realize that there aro as many as liJo illiterate soldier hoys from funeral services of Miss Julia Breekenridge county. Possibly this may mean that many in tho en tire State. "Trusting this will not inconvenience you, and with very best re gards to yourself and family, I am, sincerely yours, "L. L. Wilkerson." Morning at the Public School. Impressive Chapel Exercises Held. Greetings from Trus tees. "Still some were glad to be back While others not socnthusiasedasthat, And one small lad could not tell his name, for a fact." Such ware the various types of ichool boys and girls as observed by the visitors which were present for the opening of the Public school Monday morning. The two hundred and twenty school children with the Superintendent, teachers, trustees and patrons all came together in the asseembly room for the chapel exercises which opened by singing "America." After which Rev. Couch read from the Scriptures and offered a short prayer. Supt. G, R, McCoy welcomed the new and old students also the patrons and trustees Greetings were extended to the child ren from members of the board of trus tees. One of the trustees requested the children to aid the board in help Ine to keep the school yard as clean and pretty as passible. Supt. McCoy Is anxious to make this the best year ever known in the history of the school, He emphasized the ini portance of children coming to school on time. The first bell rings at eight o'clock and the second at eight twenty He also stated that owing to the lack of room, the children under six years of age would not be allowed to enter The school law requires that children must be six years old on or or before the July previous to the opening of school, but the faculty expressed their willingness to meet the patrons half way and accept the children as soon as they become six years old, Two hundred and twenty three reg istered Monday. Some of the little tcts In the primary room were so small they could hardly tell their names. Guy Jarboe, of Mt. Carmel, 111,, is tno guest ot his sister, Mrs. Almon Ramsey. A. V. Whitworth and family motored to Hardinsburg Saturday and attended tho picnic. Miss Eva Basham entertained last Saturday evening at her home. Music and games wore enjoyed by all, after which delicious ices were served to twenty-nino guests. Miss Eva will enter school in Louis ville in a few weeks. Mr. Bailcs, the manager of the Golden Rule store, says he is doing a splendid business, and why? Because ho is advertising. Now is tho time to havo sales and get rid of your old summer stock in or der to make room for your fall goods. A good way to keep your old stock on your shelves is not to advertise it. Fella at Clovcrport Friday Mrs. M. A. McCubbins returned homo Monday, having visited friends and relatives in Clover- port tho past week. . Mrs. Owen Shoemaker,of Rome, Ind., spent Sunday with her par- ents, Mr. and Mrs. J. G. McCoy. Frank Taylor, of Owensboro, was tho guest of A. A. Claycomb Friday. Several from here attended tho Breekenridge County Association How much better it would bo if tho women who aro picketing the White HoufO were at home rearing sons to take tho place of the?o that aro going to war but maybe wo aro too old-fashioned for the present geneiation. " A tnmnL n vn CM oil it it I'PPn Kin f t'if inr1ct limr ti clr tin nunot mnt they pass no criticism." How lovely it would bo if somo of our hu man friends were possessed with nioio of this animal instinct. Babson's Statistical Organization has gathered sullicient data and is in a position to know that about ISO men out of 1,000 aro wounded and about GO men out of 1,000 are killed. This may help to cusc the which convened in Clovcrport last minds of tho families who some times aro unduly alarmed about their Wednesday and Thursday, sons going to the trout and never returning. Irnf ir A a tor nnH fnmilv nf Irvington, moved last week into part of Mrs. E. A. Blain'sprop erty recently vacated by Dr. and Mrs. R. I. Stephenson School opened Monday with Prof. II. A. Atcr, principal, and Miss Cecil Dix, assistant. Mrs. Emma McKaughan, after two months visit with her daugh ter, Mrs. A. R. Crawford, of Ohio, returned Sunday, accom panied by Mr. and Mrs: A. R Crawford. 31rs. Russell Walker was in Clovcrport Friday, Mrs. Richard McAfco, Jr., and son, uilbort, spent Imdav with friends in Romo, Ind. Morgan Rros., with their fam ilies and mother, Mrs. Mary Mor gan, motored to Samplo Sunday, spending tho day with Mrs. Anna Dicckman. A Dramatic Scene. The most dramatic sceno ever wit nessed la Westminster hall was that trial In Henry VIII.'s reign when 480 men and eleven women appeared be fore the king and some of his great nobles with ropes mound their necks on a charge of being concerned In the rising of tho prentices on the previous May day. Fortunately they had good friends In three queens Katherlne, Mary of Franco and Margaret of Scot landwho bogged for their pardon on their knees, and when Henry at last yielded to such supplications the pris oners, It Is wild, "gave a mighty shout for Joy. throwing their halters, toward the top of the ball." The stage has never piodnceil anything to rival that dramatic moment. rxindon Graphic. The Germans are now calling their boys of tho teen ago to tho front. If theso youngsters have tho bull-dog tenacity like their fath ers and brothers havo had, wo may expect a long war. A strange man camo into our midst last week and took awuy a couple of bottles of natural gas. Now wo wonder what is up? Wo worked Monday, observing Labor Day in the true meaning of tho word. FRYA1IRE Paris Barr is having a now ad dition built to his houses. Mrs. WillGrantand baby spent tho week end with her sister, Mrs. Ernest Cart, of Shiloh. Mi3S Edyth Right, of Louisville, is visiting Mrs. Gus Barger. Owen C. Bruncr and W. A. Dodson wont to Hardinsburg last week to bo examined for military service. Mr. and Mrs. A. M. Hardin and daughter, Mary Ellis, spent last Sunday with Mr. and Mrs. Wullaco Parks. Mr. and Mrs. C. A. Tinius, Mr. and Mrs. L. L. Stowart and sons wore guests Sundav of Mr. nnd L. S. Brashear and Claud Dod- Mrs. Goo. Basham. near Now son attended the ice cream supper Bethel. Sleoves In Workshops. Although time and again workmen have boon warned legaidlng the dan ger of looso clothing wheu working around machinery, it appears that many of them persist In Ignoring tho danger. As a result 05(1 workmen "'ere killed In the United Slutes lust year by being drawn Into the wheels of machinery or thrown lo death when parts of their clothing became caught In rotating members. Loose sleeves uud neckties are prolific sources of danger and should not bo tolerated for a sluglo moment by tho careful worker. Kxehunge. A Pint of Bees. The phrase "A pint of bees" was used In an IOnglisb court, nnd tho Judgo asked what it meant, but did not re ceive a deflulto answer. An expert In npleulturo says there are 2,100 bees In u pint. Three, hundred nnd thirty-six bees weigh ono ounce. A swarm muy consist of any number of bees from 2,000 to 40,000; Did anybody over measure a pint of bees allvo? Hoston Globe. Yes, the Papers! Villain YVucro uro thoso papers? First AssUtaut Villain In tho black smith shop. Villain Iln. ha! I suppose being forged. First Assistant No, being filed. Michigan Gargoyle. Hence the Name. "Why do you call that horso 'Collec tions?' " "Ho's a trlflo slow." Kansas City Jouniul. A Drop of Blood. A drop of blood that might bo sus pended from tho point of a needle con tains iib.iiit u million red corpuscles. ITS A SURE FRIEND DID YOU EARN THAT MONEY? WELL YOU WORKED FOR IT, DIDN'T YOU? WHY CAN'T YOU PUT SOME LITTLE PIECE OF IT IN THE BANK EACH PAY DAY, SO THAT SOME DAY IT CAN WORK FOR YOU? YOU WON'T ALWAYS BE ABLE TO WORK; EVEN IF YOU ARE WELL. THEN IT WILL BE A FINE FEELING TO HAVE THE MONEY YOU BANKED, WHILE YOU COULD WORK WHICH IS NOW. BANK IT. COME TO OUR BANK THE BANK OF HARDINSBURG X TRUST CO. HARDINSBURG, KY. Total Assets Over $850,000,00 We Offer You Strength, Courtesy, Good Business Methods FALL GOODS! We have just received our Fall Goods and call your attention to our nice lino of Dry Goods, Shoes, Boy's Suits and Men's Odd Pauls Beautiful Line of Dress Goods, Ginghams, Cheviots, Flannels OUR LINE OF SHOES for men, boys nnd women js right upto-duto on styles, nnd prices right All Low Cut Shoes go at 25 per cent Reduction Full Line of Fruit Cans and Stone Jars All Sizes Full Line of School Supplies In our grocery department you will find anything you want at tho right prices. Wo pay top prices for all country produce. Call and see us. R. W. JONES, x Glen Dean, Ky. ft Build Up Your Bank Account Take time by the forelock. Don't be satisfied with a small balance in bank. Deposit every dollar that you don't require for your actual needs. Money is safer in the bank than in your pocket or in your home. You'll be more loath to draw a check than spend the cash. See us about an account. We do all kinds of banking. The Farmers Bank, Hardinsburg, Ky. Miss Annie Iee Illshop has been vlsitlnc her aunt Mrs. Dr. Ballenback, Falrboult. Miss. Mrs. Lee Bishop leaves Thursday for Chicago to purchase her Fall Mil linery. Mrs. James Bishop will ac company her. Politicians llko to have lots- of Deo. p)e know tbeni, but not too itiU. A Correction The Corespondent of the Breeken ridge News from Garfield, Ky., desires to correct the special Item sent .Tpty her last week stating the death of Mrs. Kllck Durbln. It should have been Mrs Ira Uowell, who was the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Ellck Dur- bin.