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THE BRECKENR1DGE NEWS.
$1.50 a Year; 50c for 4 months; 75c for 6 months. ALL THE NEWS THAT'S FIT TO PRINT. $1.50 a Year; 50c for 4 months; 75c for 6 months. VOL. XLII CLOVERPORT, KENTUCKY. WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 14, 1917. 8 Pages No. 20 PHILANTHROPIC WOMAN DIES In Hawesville. Lived Here At One Time. Gave Liberally To Charitable Organizations. Official Vote of Breckinridge County, November Election. 1917. J 10 1 i a t j j 1 1 M 4 4 1 U 6 1 i .1 Ll.-rii- sus:,'-? i PUSH THE SALE OE RED CROSS SEALS. Merchants Going to be Asked to Buy Liberally. One Fourth Proceeds Goes to the Local Red Cross Society. TOWN TO BE CANVASSED. Miss Williamson, of Frankfort who is at the head of the District Nurses As aociation was here Wednesday in the in terest of organizing committees to tell the Red Cross Christmas seals. Miss Williamson appointed Miss Mar garet Burn, Chairman of the committee for Cloverport and Miss Burn will be assisted by these young girls who will canvass the town; Misses Kinily Reid, Jane Lightfoot, Addie McGavock, Louise Nicholas, Selma Sippel, Chlora Mae Seaton and Lillian l'olk. The merchants are going to be asked to purchase the seals to use on all their Christmas parcels. The local Red Cross Society will get the proceeds of one fourth of the sales and the remainder is to go to the anti-tubercolsis fund. One Fish Brings Two Prizes. Mr, Hugh Nelson Wood won the grand prize offered by Bourne & Bond, of Louisville, for the largest fish caught during the year. The prize fish was a bass and weighed 4V4 pounds. The grand prize was a Di vine rod, 10 inches long, weighs 04 lbs., and is made of the finest material Mr Wood also won the September monthly prize, a reel, with this same 6sh. Nicholas-Shoemate. Garfie'd. Nov. 12 (Special). A wed ding, which came as a surprise to their friends, was that of Miss Ina Nicholas and Mr Claude Shoemate, who were married in Louisvi le, Wednesday, Nov 7, at the home of the bride's uncle, Mr. John Nichols, in the presence of a few relatives. The britlal coupje was accompanied to Louisville by Mrs Amos Wood, Owen Nichols, and Kstille Davis The bride is the daughter of Mr James Xichols and the proom the son of Mr. and Mrs. Harrison Shoemate, of Custer. Mr. and Mrs Shoemate will make their home in Louisville Mrs. F.liza Lander Webb, died at her home in Hawesvills, Thursday evening at seven o'clock after an ill ness of only a few days of pneumonia. Ths funeral service was conducted at the Methodist church at that cit v. on Friday afternoon after which re mains were taken to Louisville, follow ed by intarment in Cava Hill cemetery, Saturday afternoon. Mrs Webb had the distinction of be lag the first girl baby born in the city of Hawesville. She made her first ap- pearence there on June, 20, 1832 and it was her home until she grew to wom anhood. She was married to W. H. Webb in I87O and with her husband setteled in Cloverport where they lived seven years. Mr. Webb was a tobac conist and they moved from here to Louisv.lle. Mrs. Webb was a very philanthropic woman. She was the donor to several churches and colleges. Having donat ed $10,000 to the erection of one church she was the chief contributor to the building fund of the Lander Webb Memorial church, Louisville She en dowed the Rebecca I'ugh Lander Hall in the Logan Female College at Rus sellville, Ky., with a $5,000 and invest ed $2,000 in scholarship for the educa tion of poor Methodist minister's daughters. Only a few weeks ago Mrs Webb had a very handsome mem orial window placed in the Hawesville Methodist church in memory of her brother, the late Frank Lander. She also gave the church her beautiful summer home which is in that city. Mrs. Webb was very charitable with the colored people. She gave $2,r00 towards building a colored Methodist church at Clay, Ky., a small mining town in Webster county. And just be fore she died she paid olf a $79 debt on Hawesville colored Methodist church. Birth Announcement. Cards have been received here an nouncing the arrival of Julian Keith Lawson, Jr., on Nov. 10, IO17, weight nine pounds, son of Mr. and Mrs. J, K. Lawson, 1020 Kuclid St , N. W. The Garfield Apartment, Washington, D C, Mrs. Iawson was formerly Miss Sus ette Sawyer of this city. BHHbI II BSBsfl BSBBBBBBB& - JTI II ' ' jWEjisSSSsi TO ALL BBKCJONBIOOI COUNTY VOTKRS: I acknowledge myself deeply grateful to the Republicans, Demo crats, and women of our county for thi- results of the last election. I renew my pledge to earnestly endeavor to continue to serve you hon estly, energetically, and progressively for the next four years. My deputy and 1 will strive to conduct ourselves and your office as worthy servants and to deserve the great majority you gave us. "' With pride and hope in our country's future, and assurance of genuine cooperation with all, I am Sincerely, Arthur T. Beard. I'KKOINCT. Hardlnsburr No. I llnrdinstturjr No. -Htirdtiisliurrr No 3 llardlnshurg No. 4 Hnlltown Cloverport No. I . Cloverport No. I...., Cloverport No. 3 ..... Htephenspart Union Niar MiMilcy vllle We beset trvlnirton Hrwleyvllli' Hiir Bprlan Custer Iludflon Mook McUanlc's (lien lleen Itockvnle Total fell I I : tm 1 1 a 10 p PHM 5 a c - J - 31 BX ! 3 IS i- S- I3 t J,' Ot ti -r 3T . 3 33 !- K I ft. 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EXPLOSIVES Liable to Arrest and Fine Un less You Have a License to Handle Them From the Gov ernment. Washington, Nov. 11 Any person found with explosives in his possession after N jvember lo. without a license issued by the Federal Government showing the purpose for which the ex plosives are to be used will be liable to arrest and line of $5,000 or one vea. 's imprisonment. Under the law the Director of Mines is empowered to utilize the services of all United Stales officers and all police officers of the States, including the city police forces, county sheriffs, deputies, constables and all officers in a'ny way charged with police duties. The police or. the cities have uiready been organ ized for this work, headed by a com mittee of chiefs. The police are not only to look after the enforcement of the law, but are also to make thorough investigations of all dy namite outrages and fires iu factories and warehouses, and to make their reports to the Direc tor of the Bureau of Mines. NOTED BEAUTY HELPS Death of Mr. Sam Hawes. Irvington, Nov. lo. (Special). - Mr. Sam Hawes, of Maceo, died at the home of his son, Charles Hawes, in this city, Thursday morning, Nov. 8. He had been ill for several months of cancer of the stomach and recently he went from his home in Maceo to Louisville for treat ment. The funeral was held in the Hawes ville Methodist church, Friday afternoon. Services were conducted by Rev. L. K. May, of Louisville. Burial took place in the Hawesville cemetery. Mr. Hawes was fifty-live years of age and was a native of Hawesville. He is survived by five children: Mrs Harold Traub and Mrs. Frank Achterfelt, of Chicago; Miss Anna Hawes and Alfred Hawes, of Louisville, and Charles Hawes of this place. Three sisters, Misses Anna Hawes and Iiene Hawes of Ohio and Mrs. Hen Moredock, Marion, Ky. Card of Thanks. To ever y citizen who supported me for Judge for the city of Cloverport, I extend my thanks and appreciation for their confidence la accepting the office of Judge I will state that every official act will be In the interest of the whole people. C- O. Biabaudt. Latest photograph of the beautiful Mrs. Ava Willing Aetor, first wife of the late John Jacob Aetor, who haa been living In London for several years. She is now devoting her life to war relief work. She is one of the most industrious workers among the society women and nobility in London. She seems to be indefatigable, for every moment of hor time ia spent advantage ously. Mrs. Astor has won a place high in London's social sphere, and ia much sought by nobility. Her daughter, Muriel, aids In the relief work. It Is reported that Mrs. Vincent As tor paid her mother-in-law a visit while on a short stay in London. Mrs. Vincent Astor is now In France aid ing in the organixation of a hospital behind the lines. Every now and then a count breaks Into the news with information that he la trying to win the hand of the charm ing Mrs. Astor. Many members of nobility have been disappointed suitors. Rev. Walker Preaches First Sermon Rev. Russell Walker, the newly elect ed pastor of Hartford Baptist church, preached his first sermons Sunday to two line and appreciative audiences. Bro. Walker and family will move into our midst next week. The church has called him for full time. Services every Sunday morning and evening Hartford Herald. Rev. Walker was formerly the pastor of the Stepheusport Baptist church. California Responds to Food Plea. Sau Francisco, Nov 7. In response to the natiou's plea for increased tu.nl production California raised j.Jaj.OOU bushels of potatoes ami U.'iO.OOO bushels of wluat this year in excess of the I9I6 crop, the state Council of Defence an nounced to-day. The bean crop shows an increase over last year of 5,105,000 bushels. Notice, Please. Poastmaster Lightfoot requests that all packages to be sent the soldiers in France be sent this week if possible. The packages must be packad so that they can be examined by the postmas ter before leaving this office. Charming Visitors. Mr. and Mrs Ben Ridgeway bad the pleasure of having for their guests, Sun day, Miss Mary Ritz, and her sister, Miss Kitty Kit., of New Albany, Ind. The Misses Ritz are two active and very successful businrss women in the city of Louisville. Miss Mary Rit is the sole owner of the Ritz Shop, iu the Speed Building, .(tli Street, which is a specialty shop handling exclusive line of ladies' ready-to-wear dresses ami lingerie. Miss Kitty Ritz. has probably fitted shoes on more children than any other woman in the Slate. She is the buyer in the children's department of the Bos ton Shoe Store. K. of C. Raise Add Sum. Philadelphia, Nov. 8. Five million dollars fn addition to the 13,680,000 row being raised by the Knights of Colurn bus for recreation woikin army car. tonments, will be collected, according to Supremo Knight James A. Flaherty, this city, head of the order in this country. Mr. Flngherty said the additional M 000,000 would be raised in part by a collection in t verv Catholic church in the country next Suuday. ROY J. CAIN APPRECIATES LEAD IN 4T DISTRICT To the Voters of Breckinridge County: f am very grateful for the honor of be ing e'ected ycur Representative in the next Legislature. I appreciate the vote all over the coun ty ami thank mv friends in each precinct, remember that, but I am sure you will understand My feelings when I state that I consider it an even greater honor to have led the ticket in mv own, the Fourth District. Now thai vim have elected me I real ize that you are more interested in deeds than iu words ami I hope to be able to satisfy ou that your confidence has not been misplaced and I shall strive to be worthy of the position in which you have placed me. Yours sincerely, Roy J. Cain. A Georgian's Luck. Thirteen children ami a I.ibertv Bond fur every Messed one of them! Adams Knlerprise. A WORD OF APPRECIATION FROM J. RALEIGH MEADOR I am indeed grateful to the people of Breckinridge county for the confidence and trust which they impose in me as evinced hy their decision hy ballot on November 6. My election to the office of Superintendent of Schools comes as the realization of a long-cherished ambition, and I here and now pledge my very best efforts, and invite the cooperation of every teacher and patron, to the end that we may be of the greatest possible service to the whole county. I am aware of the fact that mv support did not come from any one locality more than another, but 1 do wish to express to the people of Cloverport, and the second dis trict generally, my appreciation of the unprecedented ma jorities which they gave me. I shall take this occasion to acknowledge the many congratulatory letters which 1 have received, and to assure every one that each expression of kindness and good-will is deeply appreciated. Very respectfully, J. Raleigh Meador.