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THE BRECKENR1DGE NEWS.
i. - .. i. .... i i " ' 1 1 " -mi- ii . .,. - iii i - .i iii $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. XLIV CLOVERPORT, KENTUCKY, WEDNESDAY. SEPTEMBER 10, 1919 , 8 Pages No. 11 OIL DISCOVERED LADIES AID MEET IN HANCOCK CO. ING AT ROSE HILL Drillers For Newman Oil Co., Find a 50 Barrel Well on the Tom Brown Lease. E T. Franks. F. D. Ssrickler, M. G. Biirkner and Hiram Marksberry went to Hawesville. Saturday after noon to be present for the shooting of the oil well. 10 feet of -oil sand having been discovered at 03J ieet on Thursday They were joined by Messrs. Hall and Baley. a geologist and engineer, of Louisville. R. N. Hudson, of Louisville and Judge Newman and C. C. McAdams of Hawesville. There was a large crowd to watch the shooting of the well. The well was shot by an expert oil man from Petersburg. Ind. who us ed 40 quarts of nitro-glycerin. It was some time before the debris could be cleared away that the find ings might be bailed out and tested The oil shot 125 feet into the air. Mr. Franks had a sample of the crude oil in the city yesterday, which was of much interest to local citizens. The holders do not know yet what the capacity will be but they are sang line they have a splendid investment. The water will be cased off today and the pump will be put in late this I pvenmu or tomorrow morning. Con-! tractor Thompson, of Gentryville, Ind., will put all hands to work and .get the pumps busy as soon as pos sible. As soon as this well is produc ing another will be shot within a half mile of the present strike Owensboro Messenger. Elected Head Of Wetleyan College. The Rev William B. Campbell, pas tor of the First Methodist church in Maysville, has been elected president of the Kentucky Wesleyan . College in Winchester. CAMP KNOX VIR TUALLY ASSURED Members of House Committee on Military Affairs See Ad vantage of Camp. The completion and retention of Camp Knox virtually are assured, ac cording to Congressman Charles F. Ogden, who arrived in Louisville for a vacation of ten days. Mr. Ogden has conferred with all the members of the subcommittee of the House Committee on Military Affairs, which is investigating camp projects. The subcommittee, Mr. Og den says, strongly favors the reten tion of the camp, and will report ac cordingly Whether the committee will visit Louisville is doubtful. Its members, according to Mr. Ogden, are so con vinced of the advantages of complet ing the camp that they do not regard investigation on the ground as being necessary. Elizabethtown News. Big Type Poland Chinas The Fanner's Hog. I raided the pit; that woo first in the IV Club lust year. 1 have them pood enough to win again this year, if properly fitted, and they are priced worth the money too. These are the kiid of pigs that go out and make good and please their owners. In a few weeks I will be weaning some of the best pigs that I have ever raised. See tbem be fore you buy elsewhere. Here you get the pig you buy; uo drawing for choice, no lottery. I sell hogs and satisfaction. The sows of my herd come from three of the (test hog-producing states of the Union. I have never let money stand between me and the hog I wanted to improve my herd. 1 also have two males large enough for service from a litter of ten, choice individuals, for sale now. The pork barrel is the end of the hog. I have the kind that till it. The sow pigs are all sold. Choice mail pigs tor sale at weaning time. VIC PILE, Harned, Ky. New Officers Elected. Mrs. A. A. Simons, President. Birth day Box Opened. The Ladies Aid Society of the Cloverport Methodist church held its September meeting at Mrs. R. B. Pierce's home, "Rose Hill", on Mon day afternoon, and the following officers were elected for the coming year: Mrs. A. A. Simons, president; Mrs. R. B. Pierce. 1st vice president; Mrs Brooklocker, 2nd vice pres.; Mrs. D. B. Phelps, secretary; Miss I Elizabeth Skillman. treasurer. The! society's birthday box was opened and in it was $11 .50. After the business was trans'icted, Mrs. Pierce served delicious ices to the members. The October meeting will be held with Mrs. D. B. Phelps at her home in the East End. CLOVER CREEK CHURCH TO GIVE $1,500 TO BAP TIST CAMPAIGN. Tho the Clover Creek Baptist church, of Breckinridge county has a very small membership, yet its good members pledged themselves to give $1,500 to the big Baptist campaign of $75,000,000 which is on all over the country, in five years time. At the Baptist Association held at Walnut Grove church, August 27, the delegates from the Clover Creek church were fearful of not being able to raise $1,500 but after hearing Rev. E. B. English, of Hardinsburg, tast Sunday, the members were given in spiration and pledged themselves without any effort. LOGAN C. MURRAY'S HOME SOLD IN LOUISVILLE. The residence of Logan C. Murray, former president of the old American National Bank at 1517 South Third street was sold at auction Friday afternoon to I. Sidney Jenkins for $7,925. The original cost of the prop erty is said tcr have been about $20, 000. Mr. Jenkins made the purchase as an investment. He arrived toward the close of the sale, heard the bidding and effected the purchase, later as certaing details connected with the property. The lot is 52!x200 feet. The house is a three-story residence. Mr. Murray, -now a banker in New York, attended the sale. Courier Journal. ISSUE 3,900 AUTO LICENSES Frankfort, Ky., Sept. 4. Three thousand nine hundred automobile licenses were issued during the month of August by the Department of Mo tor Vehicles. The collections for the month a mounted to $14,163.44 which is an in crease of $3,383.65 over the same month of last year. The department is issuing on an average of 1,000 li censes a week and it is estimated that 25,000 licenses more will be issued this year than last. Pertinent Points In Democratic Platform Indorsement of Democratic National Administration. Indorsement of the League of Nations without amendments. Maintenance of American institutions free of the paras tes that menace civilization in Europe. Recommendation of laws, both in Stite and Nation giving all monwealth on a economical basis. possible aid to soldiers and sailors who fought to make the "world safe for democracy" and to provide suitable maintenance for the dependents of those who gave their lives. Declaration that party pledges in State have been redeemed. Urges expansion and extension of the common school system in State; better salaries for teachers; creation of a nonpartisan State Textbook Commission; further efforts to eradicate illiteracy; devel opment of vocational education and plan to make every school house a community center. Establishment of a Department of Labor; strengthening of the child labor law; safer working conditions; better sanitation; better housing conditions; closer supervision of factory and shop and pro per educational facilities for all who toil. Careful revision of present taxing laws to the end that any defects may be speedily corrected. Strong indorsement of good roads for all the State. Favors laws for improvement of farming conditions in order that production may be increased; provide better marketing facilities, and encourage better and more scientific farming. Would take all public, charitable, eleemosynary and penal in stitutions out of the realm of politics; favors selection of members of the Board of Control from men and women in State of highest personal character without regard to political affiliation. Favors amendment removing from office any officer in State naving a prisoner in custody and surrendering same to a mob, provided for by 1918 Legislature Indorse National and State prohibition of the manufacture and sale of intoxicating liquors, and pledges party to frame laws for its enforcement. Indorses present State primary law. Indorse free suffrage of women on equal terms with men. Pledges State aid to all societies fighting disease. Favors laws to encourage investment of capital in State to Pledges to reduce State debt and run the affairs of the Com legitimately develop oil fields. GOOD SERVICE ON LAST EVENING Of Methodist Revival Meet ings. Rev. Atkisson Delivers Splendid Lecture. Rev. B. F. Atkisson, who assisted the Rev W. O. Rickard in a ten days' revival meeting at the Methodist church, concluded his last service with his lecture, "My Visions Above the Clouds." While abroad, Rev. Atkisson was in Switzerland and had a very significant trip1 up the Alpine mountains and in ascending passed through the clouds. Rev Atkisson's sermons were al together an inspiration and benedic tion to many, but there were compar tively few who made a public con fession of' their sins. There were a few additions to the Methodist church. The attendance at the meetings was very good every evening, and on the last evening the special musi cal number, a solo by Mr. E. O. Har bin, of Nashville, was particularly en joyed by the congregation. Rev. Atkisson left for his home in Owensboro, on Saturday morning. ADDISON PEOPLE ATTEND MOONLIGHT PICNIC. Addison, Ky., Sept. 9. (Special) Quite a number of Addison people were in Cloverport Thursday evening to attend the moonlight picnic on Mr Jim Dejarnette's place. Among the number were: Mr. and Mrs. Geo. Merritt and little son, and Jack Puni phrey of Holt, Mrs. Sallie Frank, Misses Mattie Black. Adelaide White, Frances and Christine Rhodes and Messrs Rube Macy and Percy Black. SUBSCRIBE $38,000 FOR NEW CHURCH. Rev. J. P. Dillon, pastor of the Methodist church, Madisonville, Ky., has had a great meeting led by Evan gelist Pat Davis. On the last Sunday the congregation subscribed $32,00o toward the erection of a new church Christian Advocate. TO THE PUBLIC. Having rented the home of our mother and father, Mr and Mrs. H C. Pate, in Cloverport, we take this means of announcing to the public that we will operate a boarding house at the above named place. Respectfully. MR AND MRS. W A. ROFF SPEND TEN DAYS AT THE TAR SPRINGS. Mrs. T. W. Lyddan and children, Robert, Misses Helen and Maymc Kendall Lyddan, and Mrs. Owen Parks and sons, Russell and Elroy Parks returned to their home in Webster, Saturday after spending ten days at the Tar Spring. ANNUAL CONFERENCE MEETS IN ELKTON. The annual Louisville Conference, of Methodist Ministers will meet in Elkton. Ky . this year opening on Wednesday. September :J4. with Bishop Denny presiding. There will a number of important question I come before the conference this year. The Elizabethtown Meth odists will ask the Conference to hold its annual meeting for lUr.'O in that city. It met there twenty years ago. GRANDCHILD OF MR. MENRY GRANDCHILD OF MR. HENRY Mr. and Mrs. Henry Lewis re ceived a message Monday from their son, Mr. Wallace Lewis and Mrs. Lewis, of Sedalia, Mo., giving the sad news of the death of their sweet little girl baby. Jewel Marie Lewis. Her death occurred Sunday morning, ; September 7. She was one year and ten months old. The news of the little one's death came as a complete shock to the grandparents. PARENT-TEACHERS MEET FRIDAY First Meeting of Year is Call ed For This Week at School Building. The first meeting for re-organizing the Parent-Teachers Association, of Cloverport is called for Friday after noon of this week, to be held in the school building at .; o'clock. Those who have been members of the Parent-Teachers Association; and the parents who have not, with all the other citizens, who are interested in the welfare of the public school, are expected to attend this first meeting of parents and teachers. The former organization of Parent teachers in Cloverport, was a splen did Association and did a number of good things for the school, so those who are interested in reviving this association are anxious to have a good meeting on Friday afternoon. September I,'. PLEASANT MOTOR TRIP Mr. and Mrs. Steve Wilson and their children. Marion Gladys, James and Paul Van Buren, and grandson. Harold Wilson had a pleasant motor trip to Paynesville, Meade county, recently and were guests of Mrs Wilson's mother, Mrs. John Matting ly On their return home, they were accompanied by Mrs. Wilson's niece, Miss Nannie Lee Fackler, of near li vington Two and three-quarters per cent beer meaus opeu saloons. SCHOOLS HAVE EN ROLLMENT OF 356 Including Public and Parochial Schools. To Hlod Until 3:40 In Afternoon. Including the public and parochial schools there are three hundred and fifty-six, school children enrolled in Cloverport. The Cloverport Public school has 201 pupils this year, and the St. Rose parochial school has 9.V This is about the same as last year's enrollment for both schools at the opening. The I'rsuline sisters, four of whom are teachers, returned to this city week before last from St. Joseph, where they have been spending the Utnnter, to open the St Rose school on Monday, Sept. 1. In accordance with the State law. the graded school teachers are re quired to teach six hours each day. so the Cloverport Public school will hold its afternoon sessions until :i:4() in place of dismissing at :.'::! as has been done heretofore. The new rul ing became effective Tuesday OVERSEAS SOLDIER VISITS RELATIVES IN UNION STAR. Union Star. Ky., Sept. H. (Special) Richard E. Brewer and Win. M. Brewer, of New Albany, Ind.. were the guests of their aunt, Mrs. R. M Cart and Mr. Cart, last week. The former young man has only recently returned from overseas hav ing served fifteen months over there with the famous First Division in ind.. Machine Gun Battalion, and was in the last drive on Sedan. Mr. Brewer goes back to his posi tion, which he held when he enlisted, in a large steel concern in Philadel phia. PRESIDENT WILL BE IN LOUISVILLE Sept. 28, and 29, on His Re turn Trip of Tour Through West. Extensive preparations are being made by Louisvillians to entertain President Wilson and Mrs. Wilson in true Kentucky hospitality when they make their expected visit to Louisville on September and :.'. The President and Mrs. Wilson will include Kentucky's metropolis on their return trip from the Pacific coast. During their two days sojourn in Louisville. President and Mrs. Wilson will probably visit the latter's bro ther. Dr. William A. Boiling, who resides there. EX-KAISER HAS 9 CARS BAGGAGE. Amsterdam, Sept. t, The Handel shlad says the baggage of former Em peror William of Germany will he transported during the coming week from Germany to Doom. Holland where the former Emperor has pur chased an estate and purposes to re side. The train the newspaper adds, will he a special one of five cars. FIELD SECRETARY OF E. L. VISITS CLOVERPORT. Mr. E. O. Horbin, field secretary of the Epworth League representing the Central office at Nashville, was in Cloverport, Friday and held a con ference with the local Epworth Lea gue members in the Methodist church Mr. Horbin is visiting all the Lea gues in the Owensboro district to confer with the members on ways and men Ma of developing the League work BUY HOME ON THE HILL. Mr. and Mrs. William Pumphrey. who have been occupying part of Mrs. Sallie Moorman's house on kiv ii street ill the Kast Knd. have va cated that place and moved in their own home on the Hill They recently purchased from Mr Joe Mullen the MPOfjarty inuipifil by Mr and Mrs. Jas. Penner, who moved to Louis ville RAISES FINE TOMATOES Mr Geo Weatherholt is anothei one of Cloverport's champion to mato raisers. Last week, Mr. Weatherholt gave the Editor of The Breckenridge News a sample of some of his fine tomatoes and they were superfine in taste as well as their beauty. Mr Weatherholt has the best of luck with all of his garden products which are grown mostly on creek bottom land MILITARY AIR TO PREDOMINATE Community Fair Will Have Military Band and Artillery Demonstration. Irvington. Ky.. Sept. 9 (Special) The military aspect of the Corn. Clover and Stock Club's Fair in Irv ington. Sept. '.'ii. and ;r. will lend an attraction this year which the fair has never had in previous years The fair managers have succeeded in get ting the 71st. Division Military hand, a caterpillar tractor army truck, and American ti M M guns, the latter to be used for artillery demonstra tion There will also be 38 rifles with blank catridges for the home boys to take part in the manoeuvers. Capt Partridge, Field Artillery Ad jutant, camp Knox, referred the man agers at fair to Colonel A. L. P Sands to get this military equipment, and the Colonel was only too glad to send it. The offiicers in charge who will be at the fair will try to impress upon the young men the rosy side of a soldier's life especially in the Artill ery branch of service There will be a recruiting station for the Tlst Field Artillery. NASH-QUAD TRUCK Herbert Hall, deputy county court clerk, went to Jeffersonville. Ind., Saturday and brought home a big Nash-quad. 4 wheel drive, ton truck given to the county by the Federal Government to be used for road work Mr. Hall says that 60 of these trucks were distributed Saturday to the var ious counties in this state. Jefferson county getting !;. FOUR YOUNG MEN LEAVE FOR JASPER COLLEGE. Four young men. whose ages range from twenty to twenty-two. all of Kirk. Ky., leave Wednesday of this week for Jasper, Ind.. to enter Jas per College for the year. The young men who will go are, Charles Lewis, Clestia Mattingly. Raffo Mattingly and James Hinton, Jr. CAR LOAD OF HOGS RECEIVED Beard Brothers received a load of hogs here Tuesday. The following farmers delivered hogs: Owen Whitehouse. 60 head. BM pounds average; John Beavin. 9 head: Joe Mattingly, I head; Joe Weise. 6 head; all about the same average. Price 2o cents. Dennie Sheeron had 8. :.' weigh ing 600 pounds each. Joe Chancellor, head and Win. Snyder. 8 head; price 17J4 cents. BIRTH ANNOUNCEMENT. Attractive little announcement cards have been received in this city announcing the arrival of Marion Miller Kramer. August :il. 1919, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Addis Kramer, of Sedalia. Mo Miss Kramer is the first grand daughter of Mr. and Mrs. P. J. Kramer, of Cloverport. ARMY NURSE WAS NEAR FRONT LINE Miss Nellie Burke at Home on Furlough After Ten Months Service Overseas. Miss Nellie Burke, of the American Army Nurses Corps, is at home with her parents, Mr and Mrs. John Burke, in this city on a thirty days furlough from the Water Reid Hos pital. Washington. D. C. Miss Burke is one of the two young women from Cloverport who served with the American forces abroad She went over in September 191H and returned this summer in July. Miss Burke nursed in the hospitals nearest the front line trenches. She was near the front during the big drive at Argonne. and the most of her ten mouths was spent at Luxemherg After her leave of absence Mis Burke will return to the Walter Reid Hospital to finish out her three years of service for which she enlisted In Harrisonville, Mo., This Week Attorney Claude Mercer, of Hard insburg, left Saturday evening for Harrisonville. Mo, where he is on a business trip to be away until Sept ii. Mrs. Mercer and Mr Mercer's sis ter. Miss Tida Mercer, of Gainesville, Texas, who is their guest, motored to Cloverport with Mr Mercer on Satur day afternoon Some Burglar Might Buy the Info. A Detroit newspaper reader, Mrs. L. E. writes: "To whom do I rcoit my suspicions that a neighboi has something unlawful m his cellar?", Kansas City St.