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THE BRECKENRJDOE NEWS.
1 $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. XLIII. CLOVERPORT. KENTUCKY, WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER, 11, 1918 8 Pa-.es No. 11 V PRIZE WINNERS AT THE BOYS PIG SHOW James McCoy of Harntd Gets 1st Prize For Best Hog. Other Prizes Awarded. The Pig Show held under the dir ection of County Agent, Jos. W. Harth and the Breckinridge county Boys Agricultural Club in Hardins hurg. Saturday was deemed quite a success considering it was the first show of its kind to have ever been held in the county The show was well attended ! the members of the club and citizens of the county. The successful win ner of the prize for a week's trip to the State Fair and $." in cash for raising the best hog in the county was awarded to James McCoy of Harncd. Other prizes awarded are given herewith: Best Hog in County Weeks Trip to State Fair and $0.00 cash, James McCoy. Hatned, winner. Best Hog bred by W. K. Moormm and Son S7.M donated by the breed ers. !nd. Hist Hog bred by W.. R Moorman and Son ft.M donated by the breeders Best Poland China (Fair trip win ner barred) $:.0o. Kmmett O'Donoghue winner of a bove three prizes, (Hardinsburg. 4th Poland China $:i.O0, Raymond Squires winner. (Hardinsburg.) Sth Poland China $'.'.00, Forrest Davis, Harned winner. 6th Poland China $1.00, Golan Wethington. Hardinsburg winner. (Continued on page 4) ST. ROSE SERVICE FLAG HAS 23 STARS Dedicated Sunday Evening by Rev. Shea of Cannelton Given by Sadality A service flag bearing twenty- three stars mi dedicated at the St. Rose Catholic church, Sunday evening at eight o'clock. Rev. Shea of Caunel toiidelivered a very excellent patrio tic adu.c.ss in dedicating the flag to the twenty- three young men who have gone out from the St. Rose church to make democracy safe for the world. The flag was presented by the Sadality girls, and the children .saluted it. Those whom the stars arc repres enting are: Prank Knight, Rhoda Knight, Joe Burke. Floyd Carter, Bernard Carter, Richard Carter, Paul Lewis, Fd. Larkin, Herman Lewis, Wallace Lewis, Bernard Lewis, James McGovern, Tom Crenshaw, J. Ileavin, Yick Beavin. Ora Beavin, Willie Mattingly. Pat Hinton, Marcus Quinn Lon Mattingly, ICarl Holder and Willie Whitehouse. PROMINENT STEPHENSPORT WOMAN Died Monday Sept. 2. In 111 Health For Several Years Buried in Hill Cemetery. Siephensport, Sept. 'J. (Special) Airs, llebby Robertson departed this life Monday night Sept. 2, at ten o'clock at her late home in this place she had been in ill health for several years. The funeral was held on Wednes day afternoon from the Stcphensport Baptist church, where she had been a member since her early girlhood. Rev. H. S. English of Amnions con ducted the service after which the body was laid to rest in the Hill cemetery. Those attending the funeral from a distance were Mesdames Sills of New York, Minnie Breslin and C. R. Boswell of Louisville, Mrs. Nannie Sterrett of Owensboro, Mrs. Abb Moorman of Yelvington, Mrs. Bate llerndon of Irvington and Mrs. Bettie Brashear of Hawesville. R. W. Robertson and two sisters, Mrs. Nannie Sills of New York and Mrs. Bettie Nappcr of this place, who with a number of relative and friends will lament bar death. SUGAR RATION STANDS. Wnihinrftnn, Sept Rr- I trntion of the present sugar Y ration ol two pounds a month lor each person was antioun- cedby the Food Administration today conference attended by . called I ere by Food . iii i.tiator Hoover. Grand Worthy Matron Here. Mrs. Deick. of Louisville who is the Grand Worthy Matron of the Kastern Star Lodges of Kentucky, met witli the members of the Clover port order of Eastern Star, Wed nesday evening of last week. After Mr. Mike Tucker had been initiated as a member of this order an informal reception was given to honor Mrs. Deick. CLOVERPORT HOTEL CHANGES OWNERSHIP Oct. 1. Purchased by Mes dames Gibson and Board Consideration $3,500. One of the largest real estate transactions to have taken place in Cloverport for quite a while, trans pired Saturday night when Mr. and Mrs. Henry C. Pate made over the property rights of the Cloverport Hotel to Mrs. Larkin Gibson and Mrs. Amos Board. Consideration $1,500 which includes a corner lot 250 ft. wide facing River street, and a fifteen room brick house along with part of the household furnishings. Mr. and Mrs. Pate have been pro prietors of this Hotel since 1001, during the time they have establish ed a large trade among the railroad employees and permanent" boarders too. They will give possession October 1st and will move into their property known as the Boyd home and which bus been used in late years as a rooming house. Mrs. Gibson and her sister Mrs, Boardhave been successfully partners in the boarding house boiSMSI in tliis place for several years and as has been their aim, they have won a val uable reputation for making their boarding house as near like home as I a boarding house could be. With their increasing business they will 'continue in this aim the same as ! before. Notice. All persons having claims IgaJttft the estate of the late Catherine Car- I roll, deceaseil will present mem to the undersigned Administrator of her estate, at Cloverport. Kentucky, duly proven, as required hy law. on or before the 15th day of October, I'Hv I.awcrence Carroll, Administrator of the estate of Catherine Carroll, deceased. Claude Mercer, Attorney, Hardin School District The following pupil are on th Honor Roll for the (list month .i school: John Orrin Hardin, Mary Edna Jennings. Margaret Alice Har din, Jane Jennings, Leroy Brickey, Roy Tucker, Huey Kennedy, Had Tucker and Aubrey Tucker. The following pupils are on the Honor Roll except missing OM day Beulah Hawkins, Godfrey Hawkins Mary Ann McGovern, Oscar Boling, Nellie Miller and Ruth Miller. Miss Shellie Laslie spent the week end at her home near Kirk. Mr. Alvin Bate and family, Kvans ville are visiting relatives here. Misses Hazel and lieulah Hawkins and Ruby Miller attended church at Clover Creek, Sunday. Ray Kennedy and Ollie Miller have returned home from Louisville. Misses Bessie and Amy Ball and brother, Shackett were guests of Miss Mary Morton and brothers, Sunday. Mr. and Mrs. Forest Jennings and daughters were the guests of her par ents, Mr. and Mrs. John Beavin of ParsiakM I'lat, Sunday. NEW TELEPHONE MANAGER. Mr. Wilbur Hayues of Whitcsville is the new local telephone manager of the Cumberland Telephone Co., for this district. Mr. Hayne succeed Mr C. H. Hall who has accepted a position a traveling salesman for B. F. Avery & Co., of Louisville. 2300 MEN WILL REGISTER IN DiiiLvjili vUiioEy vviJlli I THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 12 New Draft includes Men Between 18 and 45 Years Inclusive With Three Exceptions. Locnl Registration Places Named. Thrrsday, September 13, makes an other epoch in the world's war wlvn 1:1.000.000 more American men will be required to register for military ser vice. This will mean approximately MM from lireckinridge county who must regi ter. Those included in this draft arc: , All 'male persons inu-t register who shall have attained their eighteenth birthday and shall not have attained their forty-sixth birthday on or be fore the day set by the President for registration. The only exceptions arc: a) Persons who. prior to the day set for registration by the President, have either registered under the terms of the Ait apptoved May Is. 1917, or under the terms of the public ssolution of Congress approved Maj 1 ion piar, ,'uh-tt Bruner, Chief; il. 'JO, IMS, whether called tor service or, .'"ryrnirc. A., t ; Mooleyville. James not.; jBroadie. Chief; Irvington, W. J. PU- (b) Officer! and enlisted men of gott.'t hie): Mrs. X. J. Wathen, Assi the Kctfiilar Army, ntTu-ers appoint?'!, and men of the forces drafted, under the provisions of the Act approved May 1H, 1 1 7 ; officers atid enlisted men o the N alioiial Guard, while in the service of the United States; an 1 the officers of the Officers' RfJtrvc Corps and enlisted men in the En listed Reserve Corps while in the ser vice of the United States; and (c) Officers and enlisted men of the Navy and Marine Corps, and offi- WEDDINGS IN BRECKINRIDGE Breckinridge county couples who were licensed to wed in Cannelton last week were: Miller Monarch ol Glen Dean and Miss I'ettie I'ile of Custer. Albert Brown of Rott and Miss Cola Limer of Glean Dean. Orvillc lsom of Hawesville and Mis Mar) Garrett of Cloverport. Ladies Aid Society Officers Elected. At the annual election of officers for the Ladies AidSociety of the Methodist church which was held Monday afternoon, the following were elected to hold office during the eusiiing year: Mrs. Helen AdnnUi President; Mrs. John Burn. 1st Vice President; Mrs. Chas. Jack son, Ind Vice President; Miss Kliza beth Skillman, Treasurer; Mrs. A. A. Simmons, Corresponding Secretary and Mrs. K. I!. I'icrce, Pianist After paying all of its outstanding debts the society had $r left in the treasurer tor the new year. Pvt. Maysey Home on a Furlough. Pvt. Hewitt Maysey. Co. A. 1st Division Bn. Engineers from Ft. Ben jamin Harrison, returned last Wed nesday after spending a furlough with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Maysey of Addison. Pvt. Maysey expects to go across in a very short .while. Nine in one. The Breikenridge News was pre sented with a very unusual gift last week. An ear of pop-corn with ten smaller ears growing mi il was sent bf Miss Katherine Suter, rear old. and who is raising a war garden. This one ear of pop-corn was evi dently trying to do its bit like the one who planted the seed. Entertained Saturday Afternoon. Mrs. J. Byrne Severs delightfully entertained informally, Saturday af ternoon for her sister, Miss Mary Barrett, of Owensboro, and Miss Lu la Severs, who left Monday for Lau siiik. Mich., where she will teach puh lu sihool music in the State School for the blind. Mrs. Severs guests included the member of the Wednesday Club and several visitors. Some tilings happen fortunately, at least, for the farmer. While the rains of the past few weeks have been freshening the pastures so that greater production of cream has oc curred, the price of cream has advan ced until now, with the increased voluuin and the increased price cream selling is very profitable. cers ami enlisted and enrolled men of the Naval . Reserve Force and Ma rine Corps Reserve while in the ser vice of the I'nitid States. Registration Places. The o.heial registration places for BrccWnridge comity are designated below: Hardinsburg No 1. J. W. Trent, Thief: Dennis Miller, Asst.: Ilardins burg No. Marshall Norton, thief; W. F. Routine. Asst.: Hardinsburg No. t. R. R. C' lrpton. Chief; Dickey Mdler, A.-st.. Cloverport No. I. L. Y. Chapifl, I. ( hief: Cloverport o. Robert T Polk, Chief; Cloverport No. 3, C. W. Moorman. Chief. . Mattingly, II. H. Hates. Chief. Stcphensport. Jess Miller. Chief: di I'.ewley ville, Carl Compton, Chief; HiK Spring. John Morris. Chief: Cus ter. Ernest Mcador, Chief; Virgil U -rncd. Asm.: Hudson. S. V. Amies, Chief; Geo. Royalty, Asst.; Uook, Kliza i'ile. Chief; McDaniels. Lillian (ilasscock. Chief; Mrs. J. C. Tucker. Asst.; Glen Dean, W. R Moorman. Jr.. Chief; M ildred M our man. Asst. ; Rocfcv.lt, V. V. I'.axter. Chief; M. D. Cashman, Ast. ; Webster, Chas. Norton. Chief ; Jim St. Clair. Asst. NEW RULES GOVERNING FLOUR , 'Became Effective Sept.. 1st. Sales Record Unnecessary Rules Apply to Ky. The following rules apply to the flour distribution, beginning Sept. i. It will not be ne.essary to keep a re cord of Hour sales :u'ter September I. Tiie foregoing announcement has among other thing, the following effect upon Kentucky rules: l. It docs nw:'. with the rules as to a farmer getting IS pounds of Hour per month per person from his own wheal without substitutes. It does uw.iy witli the r pounds per person per month as to Hour and due- awa) with the rules limiting the sales to 'A pounds to town customers and 4i pounds to country customers. :: It makes it obligatory upon all retail dealers to sell these substitutes with wheat Hour which is unmixed. Previonstji the miller was required t sell the substitute- to the retailer: now the obligation is transferred to the retailer in his sales. A. It does away with the No. 1 yetklM Certificate, and even the man who raises his own corn must now buy his twenty per cent substitutes with his wheat Hour. .". In the sab- of wheat Hour, twenty per cent of substitutes must be sold by retailers or hy millers selling direct to the consumer, at the same time as the purchase of the wheat Hour not one day before nor one day after "(. Those buying Victor mixed flour, graham Hour, or whole wheat loan do not need to buy any sub stitutes with it. 7. County Administrator must get in touch with all retailers within their counties and make sure that they un derstand their obligation in regard to the sale of the substitutes as above set forth. Sagtesafcef i-t. ajg In regulations covering the cas'e where straight wheat flour is sold by retailers that at the same time twin ty per cent of other cereal Hours must he sold coincidental!' to be mix ed by consumer with the Hour. A FAMILY REUNION. Mrs. Lucy Pate of Hardinsburg, Route No. 2 has had for her guests during the last week, her daughter, Mr. Alvin Pate and Mr. Pate their son, Virgil, Fred Allen and Willie; Pate and their children. Viola, Aliene and Vernon. All of them motored here from Kvansville, Ind., and re turned home Saturday. PROCEEDINGS 0FW.M.U. MEETING Held in The Black Lick Church Aug. 28. State Y. W. A. Leader Addresses Meeting Mrs. Shaw Reelected Supt. The 11th annual meeting of the . M . U. of Breckinridge Aaeocnv tion met at It lack Lick church, A tig Ifli, Session was called to order by Supt. Mrs. J. I). Shaw. i leeetflenel M n, v . '. Moennan Wclcomr .VMrcfls Mr. W. K. Cooler Mitititrn stfiiiil atlrovetl .is rt.ni. hy Mr. J. T. Jonr. Srcrct.iry Tn -a surer report trail ainl ailoDtnl. Roll call tf Soeietie Commit titsc aiiuiititetl as follows : Xmni nation ( 'ompoM-1 ol I'rvtMtntS of each Society. R evolutions Mrs. M Hatch end Mrs. fet Wt Pre M r. I. T. Joins Mtoi Am Scnttou . State y, v a . mtm r wa intro'IuciI ami t-onilucteit a short i!is cusston on Junior orpjni.tiimtx. .Noon AftefBAoe Meslee wei calttd le ertVg at L' s'eloefc bf Sni;. Hymn MJSMM I'alU I s O'vtf tin- TtMmh " Prayer Mrs. V. K. Cuep t Mis- At a Scot tow stpukv the V w, A. j work and RMMM possihte a new org mia turn I Ik tort.' If vine "ur association. ! Report of Committees Ki loltttioni read ami adopt. d. Nominations Supt. Mrs. J, 1), Shaw. Artrtt Supt. Mr. I Sail it- Moorman. Sect. am I Treas. M rs. Kratik ' Ferry. It was vote.l that all HImUmii KuimIs In sent to Slate Treasurer. Mrs. H. .. Ret s, 3BQ Kast Chtrtnel St. l-ouisville, Ky. Associa i ion.il RxpCBM rend to M rs. Krank Ferry Clovi rport. Ky. reeling the ii AM of itrtagfctfng the work in our own Association, the expense n was voted to he $o.N( front each Society and SI. ft from each Junior orKiuization. A rising vote of thanks was given Miss her splendid work and willingness to respond Lena Payne, our Treasurer lor t years, for to any call. Dismissed with prayer hy Mis Scottow. Wins 1st Lieutenancy On His Own Merits. M Frank! hi Beard, :.'nd Lieuten ant in Headquarter Co. 138th Field Artillery. Camp Shelby, Hattieshurg. has recently been made a First Liantf enant winning the honor on his Own merit and not through an officer training sihool. Lieut. Beard wa- entitled to a Com mission when he enlisted in the service on account of being a gradu ate of a military college, but he re fused to accept the commission pre ferring to enter as a private and work his way up which he has successfully done having received two commis sions within eight months. Lieut. Beard is the son of Mrs. SnUic M Beard of Hardinsburg ami he is now expelling to be sent BCCTOM at any time. Congratulations on Sale of Smilcage Books. Mr. Kdward Gregory, chairman of the "Smileage Book campaign re cently carried on in this city, is in re ceipt of the inCfeedlng note from the Associate Director of the Smitagc Department of the Military Eater tainment Council in Washington "My Dear Mr. Gregory: This can only be a note to express some meas ure of the congratulations which the Military F.ntcrtainnu'nt Co u noil sends you on the patriotic response of Cloverport to our nation's need Your check of August fit! for fttt. 00 is received and hereby acknowl edged. Very truly yours, P. Murray. Purchases Wilsons Grocery Sto.v. Golan W. Wethington who until recently was connected with the Clemen Grocery Store in Cannelton, has purchased the stock of grOcier from his father-in law. Mr. Steve WilsOB and will continue the grocery business ill Mr. Wilson's store on ike Hill. Mrs. Wethington and son will move here, later to join Mr Willi ington. Attended Civilian Relief Worker t Conference. Mrs Frank Mattingly and Mrs. I 1 auk Ferry were in Owens boro, Friday to attend the con ference of the Home Civilian Relief Workers of the Red Cross SocietJ m tins section ol Kentucky. The Conference com cm d Thursday and continued through Saturday Mrs. Mattingly is Chairman of the Civilian Relief ommittee in the Clovupoii ( hapter and the results of her espec ial kind of war work has been distin ctly felt in this community particular' by those who have sons and relatives in tervice. (County Clerk Undergoes An Operation. Arthur T. Beard. Clerk of Breck inridge county, whose home is in Hardinsburg. underwi nt an operation for appendicitis at the St Joseph's Infirmary in Louisville. Saturday. The news comes that Mr. Beard MOOd the Operation well and is im proving steadily. Mr. Beard was accompanied to Louisville by his brother. Dr. Harold Beard, who has just been graduated from the medical department of the Chicago University and is waiting to receive his commission in the Medi cal Corps of the V. S A. Report of Cloverport Baptist W. M. U. hollowing is a report of the Clov erport Baptist WOman's Missionary Society for the year ending July 1018. Receipts of Society. Perfume Goods $-jo.85 Birthday Box 22.35 Silver Tea fi.00 nias Post-Card 5.01 Parcel-Post Sale . 1.20 Donated by Visitor 2.52 Sale of Magazines 2.U5 Dues Collected 50.00 Total $1111.88 I'.mbursnients for the year; Woman's Missionary Training School ftf.TI Jttdson Memorial Fund IB, 00 Parsonage Insurance 25.80 Painting and Repairing Parsonage 9X08 Collection for Widow . 23.31 General Associations! Kxpense 2.00 Printing of Programs for Association 1.00 Board for 1911 Delegates ."1.00 Thank Offering 8.00 Church Building Fnnd 5.oo W M V. Kxpense at RussettviHe 1.00 Colored Worker 1.00 Margaret School 1.00 Bible Fund 1.00 Sta'e Missions 17.00 Home Missions :I5.00 Foreign Missions .'10.00 Total $288.94 The difference between the tin- burse ment and receipt was met by a balance in the treasury from 1917, and from tree will offerings from members of the Society. LARGE OE COMPANY BUYS 1000 Barrel Refining Plant in East St. Louis Being Moved to Kentucky. In the issue of May '.'.". last of the Tankers Journal attention was called to the operation of the McComb Oil Company in Kastern Kentucky. I'.ased upon the comprehensive plans of the company at that time, its ex tensile acreage in the proven fields t Kstill. Wolfe. Morgan, Knott, Allen and Lee Countie together with the high character of the com pany's management led the Journal to predict that the McComb Oil Company become one of the leading independent oil companie in the state Subsequent developemenM have given ample confirmation to tins prediction. In pursuance of its policy of expan sion and devclopcincnt in the inter est of the shareholders and to insure a laiger earning capacity on its capi talisation the McComb Oil Company has recently completed the purchase of the 1,000 barrel plant of the Con solidated oil Refining Company, at East St. Louis. It is now engaged in moving the entire plant to Torrent, Kentucky, on the main line of the Louisville & Nashville railroad, with in three miles from its producing 1 roperties in Wolfe County, to which it is being connected by its own pipe line. The product of the wells will reach the refinery by gravity. To care for and market the finish ed product the company is having built under contract with the Alleg hany Steel Tank Car Co. of Warren, Pa., thirty steel tank cars with a cap acity of 1050 gallons each. Meantime production from welt already having a consistant record of production and many new well which arc constantly being brought in through the active dulling cam paign inaugurated by the Company, ContioueJ on page 4