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THE BRECKENR1DGE NEWS.
$2.00 a Year; $1.00 for Six Months; 50c for Three Months ALL THE NEWS THAT'S FIT TO PRINT. $2.00 a Year; $1.00 for Six Months; 50c for Three Months VOL XLV CLOVERPORT, KENTUCKY, WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 15, 1920 8 Pages No. 12 ENTHUSIASTIC CROWD GATHERS FOR DEMOCRATIC RALLY MINERS STRIKE AFFECTS C'PORT B. C. H. S. HAS BIG ATTENDANCE TO THE REPUBLICAN WOMEN OF BRECKINRIDGE COUNTY: County Seat Crowded With Dcrri ocrats From Over County to Hear Hon. Kincheloe MRS. CASTLEMAN SPEAKS The Democratic Rally held in Ilard jnsburg, Saturday afternoon stands apart from any other political rallies held in the county in two respects: "First,, it was the first political rallyv every held in Breckinridge county where a woman addressed the meet ing, and secondly it is the first politi cal meeting where women have at tended since they have been given equal rights with men. Enthusiasts of the Democratic party from all over the county, many of whom were women, gathered at one o'clock in the court room of the county coifrt house, and by lr.io .there (Continued on Page 4) SECOND YOUNGEST BABY TO GO THROUGH MAMMOUTH CAVE Mr. and Mrs. J. R. Christian and sons, Masters J. W. and Fuqua Christian, of near CIov crport and Mrs. Christian's par nis. Mr. and Mrs; Fuqua, 'of Oklahoma, motored to Mamouth Cave last week and went through the Cave, Master Fuqua Christian, who is two months old, holds the re cord of being the second young est baby to have made the trip through the Cave. His rival was only one month old. MARRIED IN LOUISVILLE Miss Margia Ann Harnett and Mr. John L. Bruncr, of Custer, Kj;, were granted a marriage license in Louis ville. Monday. Cloverport Light Co., Without Coal and Several Business Concerns Handicapped. Service We have many phases of service but only one purpose: To develop a re lationship that is broadly Helpful. Our five departments Render thorough and efficient service on all transactions. Comerical Banking Trust Business Savings Department Safety Deposit Boxes Foreign Exchange Member of Federal. Reserve System. We Sell American Bankers Association trav elers Checks. Lincoln Savings Bank & Trust Co. Market at Fourth . Louisville, Kentucky Cloverport has been seriously af fected by the Western Kentucky coal miners strike, in that the Cloverport Light and Ice Company is without sufficient coal to furnish day current. Since last Wednesday morning the Light Company has only furnished current front .'ii.'lO p. m. to 0 p. in. each night, and the business con cerns of the city who are dependent upon the company for day current have had to practically suspend busi ness for the time being. ' Those who are furnished day cur rent for motor power arc D. IJ. Phelps Button Factory, Squires and Handy Flour Mill and The Brcckcnridgc News office. The Light Company fur nishes the L. II. & St. L. It. R. shops with current for lights at night, but the shops has resorted to it's own power plant. Small Supply of Coal. The Light Company is supplied with coal from the Western Kentucky mines and a carload of coal is con sumed in 4 days. All during the spring and summer the company lias only been able to get a carload of coal at a time By running about three hours every evening, the company has been able to furnish street lights audi for the houses during the coal shortage. Largest Number Out-of-town Pupils Ever Recorded. Faculty Members. The Breckinridge County High School opened last Tuesday with the largest number of out-of-town stud ents the school has ever had. There were many visitor., at the opening session, and those who made short talks were: County Superinten dent J. R. Mcador, Rev. Huntsman, Rev. Byron D. S Dcjaructtc. W. S. Ball. R R. Compton, It. C. Hall. Judge S B Payne and Mrs M. D. Beard. The faculty this year includes Prof Fred Shultz. principal. Grade teachers John G. Woodruff, Miss Mary Shires. Miss Johnson, Mrs. Lcla McCubbius, Miss Clara Kskridgc and Mrs. Andrew Driskcll. WOMEN 'APPOINTED ON CEMETERY COMMITTEE Mrs. F. C. English Made Chairman of the, Permanent Organization. The directors of the Cloverport cemetery committee met last Tuesday and appointed eight women of the city on a committee to have the ceme tery lot cleaned right away, and to remain a permanent organization for the niirnnsp of imtirnvimr nml tiavincr ' ft, a i..matAci ...nil t'nnt 1, rnu r1,-,, f tl.n ,11V. 11UV.I.I V..1 lV.pi (111 J ,,111111 illV year. The women appointed were: Mrs. F. C. English, chairman; Miss Eliza beth Skillman secretary and treasurer; ' r i-i c t : i..r . -f-.. im .Mid V114S U.. L.lglUIUUL, lll. 1IIU&. J. Ferry, Mrs. Shelby Conrad, Mrs. Ben Ridgeway, Mrs R. L. Oelzc and Miss Jane Warfield. The committee held a meeting on Tuesday afternoon and considered plans for improvement of the ceme-terv. L. B. REEVES GOES WITH BROWN SHOE COMPANY WHO HOLDS THE LUCKY NUMBER? Who has No. .'Mil? this number won the Automobile given at the Masonic Picnic, Saturday, August. Slst. Present this No to 7. C. Itendrick. and get your machine. GOES TO GEORGETOWN Rev. Byron IJ. S. Dejarnette bad a large congregation at Amnions on Saturday evening and Sunday morn tng Rev. Dejarnette left from his home in Hardinsburg, Monday inorn jng for Georgetown, Ky where he will enter his second year in the Georgetown College It docs not matter now whether we are of the women who have achieved suffrage or of thoc who have had it thrust upon us 'What does matter is the use we shall make of it. The priv ilege is ours and the responsibility is o.ie that we must assume. Woman's advent in the turmoil of politics comes at a critical period; a crisis in the world's history. Woman has ever shown cfTiccncy in her traditional functions of wife, mother, sister, wage earner and mem ber of society and now that the keen edged little tool, the ballot has been given to her. she has opportunity to carry her rich experience as home maker and conserver of the ideals of the race into the concerns of her (Continuel On Page 8) To Have Territory in Nebraska And Travel Six Months. Mr. L. B. Reeves, who has been traveling for Ely & Walker Dry Goods Company, of St Louis, and who has part ownership in the Reeves Bowmer store in Hardinsburg, has ac cepted a position with the Brown Shoe Company, of St. Louis, and will travel six months out of the year. Mr. Reeves' territory will be in Nebraska and he and Mrs. Reeves leave this w'eek for Omaha to be gone three months. In the absence of Mr and Mrs. Reeves, their store in Hardinsburg will be in charge of Messrs. Hoben and Lyons, who are competent mer chants of long experience. "She'Bank that makes you feel at Home" COUNTY ROAD ENGINEER BLOOMER RESIGNED. I County Road Engineer Bloomer has resigned his position as Road Engineer for Breckinridge county, his resignation taking effect Sept (. Mr, 1 Bloomer left Hardinsburg. Sunday for Lexington. The County Court meets Wednes day of this week and some action may be taken then on appointing an en gineer to succeed Mr. Bloomer, or according to the statement of County Judge S. B Payne the action may be deferred until early spring. "Bank of Hardinsburg anJrust Co. HARDINSBURG. KY. 0 ON TIME VO DEPOSITS C SAVINGS A Sinking Fund In order to prepare for future emergencies every person should have a sink ing fund which would be available in case of need or for some desirable use. The Certificates of Deposit issued by The Bank of Hardinsburg and Trust Company are a safe and profitable method of ac cumulating money. They are issued to cover periods of six months or longer, and earn -1 per cent interest. 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