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The election passed < off very quietly
throughout this county
yjohn C Holladay sold three mules to
I Henry Altcheler for 407 >
pet your > gun and dog ready The
hunting season opens the 15th mot
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4 This offic has just turned but a large
amount of York for a gentleman in
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rILThe great comet is approaching rap
idly and in a short time it will be visi
ble to the naked eye
x A great many pupils will enter the
LindsyTi1son in a few weeks Farm
iJrJc haj kept them at home
The election is over and there are
Isonie disappointments but the business
Lworld will mov e along just the same
IEd Franklin killed a chicken hawk in
I t the Glensfork vicinity last Thursday
that measured four feet frqm tipvto
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Mr Nathan Wag er who is
having > residence built in the Tutt
addition will have i it completed in a
very short i
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Diphtheria which raged in some por
tions ofthis county and in Russell coun
ty has about run its cpurse There were
only a few deaths 1
The hunting season opens November
thetlSth and coutinues until January 1st
It ia said that quail are plentiful t anfl i
fine sport is anticipated i
A great many residents of Columbia1
are removing their front fence which
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makes the property and the town look I
better So much for the stock law
DB White Son who conducted a
general store at Sano this county
made an assignment last Wednesday
Mr Luther Brockmanis the assignee
SALESMEN W ANTEDto look after
f ourinterest in Adair and adjacent coun
tiei XSlary or Commission Address
1 The Harvey Oil Co Cleveland 0
I tl r Henrylngram has purchasedthe
WiHiMcCaffree residence on Bomar
it Heightsj consideration 1000 Mr In
rII raniwiU remove to the property this
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I Mrs JP Beard has been a great suf
ferer for a weekor two beingfsa victim
of an affliction of an eye A growth
was removed a few days ago and since
the operation she has been feeling
much easier
Mrs Martha J Dunbar widow of the
late W P Dunbar fell from afence
l Jast Wednesday breaking jer right
t arm just above the wrist The fracture
was reduced and the patient is gstbitig
along very nicely J
Mrs Mary Caldwell of Portland
purchased of Dr James Triplett last
week the residence on Burkesville
street known as the H G Atklnar
property for 1200 Mrs C ide will
j remove to Columbia
The woods on the farm of Mr Geo
A Smith caught fire last Saturday af
ternoon and burned for several hours
A great many people who live in town
I went over and fought it until it was
extinguished It took hard work to
save a great deal of fencing
Ourregularcorrespohdehtsmust bear
in mind that they must sign tlieir named
toeach communication sent to this 6f
ficeior publicatkii1If the name fails
to accompany the article for jiubHca
tion the letter will be rejected We do
not want your riamevfor the public but
for pur protection y i °
Judgment was rendered in the Rus
sell circuit last week forthe sale of the
Patterson hotel property at James
town The occasion of the sale is to
divide the proceeds among the heirs
and devisees of J B Patterson and
Mrs Sallie Patterson The date of
sale has not been announced It is tlie
most valuable piece of property in
Beginning last Saturday night the
meeting services which haVe been in
progress at the Christian church were
i removed to the Courthouse auditorium
in order that all who desire to attend
could be seated People living out of
town are invited to come in comforta
ble seats for every body Fine preach
ing and inspiring singing The services
will Be in progress two weeks longer
Mr Geo E Wilson who has been a
very efficient salesman in Mr W L
Walkers store for several years ten
dered his resignation last Tuesday and
purchased onehalf interest in MrJ
F Tripletts grocery store He has en
t red upon the discharge of his duties
at the latter named store and he cordi
ally invites his friends to call and see
S Messrs Waddell Gilbert contract
ing paintersand decorators of Camp
bellsville have finished gainting and
sanding the hallways of the Court
house and are now engaged on inside
finishing work on Judge W W Jones I
residence They argmen who thorough
Jy understand their work the evidence
of which nay be seen and admired by
all who enter our temple of justice
We not only commend those who used
the brush and drove in the sand on the
w ails of the aforesaid building but
most heartily endorse the County judge
and Fiscal Court for their enterprise
and taste The work was badly need
eu and it hasbeen well and tastefully
done aacl any person who may marr
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rbowity tlwuld be severely handled
esr tWt ft Gilbrt pent v sever
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Judge Charles McConnaghy who was
convicted at Covington last week for
misappropriating funds that belonged
1 to the Citizens National Bank of Monti
cello went before the Federal grand
jury after his conviction The suposi j
tion is that his purpose was to indite
other parties McGonnaghys sentence I
if for five years but he gets credit for I
good behavior hence he will have to S
stay in the government prison tol
years and nine months
The Reed Hardware Company an
nounces that they will open busines in
the new Russell block about January
I st The business will be managea by
Mr Geo Robert Reed who has had
considerable experience in this line of
trade The building will be elegantly
fitted in the very latest style of store
fixtures and the firm will carry an im
mense stack of hardware and will also 1
handle all kinds of vehicles Every
thing will be new and the store will be
the most inviting of any in this section
of the country Wait for their open
I The meeting at the Christian church
continues and agreat deal of interest is
being manifested though only a few
additions to the church up to this writ
ing The church building is crowded
to its fullest capacity at nearly every
night service many people from the
country attending Eld Pinkerton as
is k own here is a strong pnlpit orator
a learned Bibical scholar presenting
his points in a plain matter of fact
way The meeting will continue all
fhis week and perhaps longar Every
body is nvited
Mr M F Sharp State organizer for
the Society of Equity spoke to an au S
dience of farmers at the courthouse
last Saturday aft rnoonMr Sharp is
a forcible speaker and he is in the
county for the purpose of perfecting
local organizations As soon as five
I local unions are organized Adair will
be entitled to a county union which will
enable the farmers to pool their tobacco
and look after the marketing of all farm
The American Society of Equity is at
tempting to organize the farmers in
this part of the State and appointments
for public speaking by men who repre
sent the Society are given below The I
farmers of every community now have i
an opportunity to hear intelligent gen I
tlemen who are working to organize i
agricultural interests that better and
more stable prices for their products
Milltownj November the9th 1 P M
Grady ville at night 7 P M
Nell Wednesday Noy 10th 1 P Mv
Breeding at night lPM
SparksvilleThursday Novell 1 p M
Stotts Schoolhouse at night 7 PM t
Fair Play Friday Nov 12 1 P M i
Glenville night 7PM 1
Columbia Saturday Nov 13 1 P M
Ca e Valley night 7 PM
A few days ago GovJR Hindnian S
visited the homestead of his fattier
where his brother Charles now resides
His attention was called toa flock of
geese flying very Jiigh irr the air > and i
the Governor thought they were wild i
but he was told that they were tame
and that they bHtleoged to his brother
William wwi lives acrpfi the s creei
from the old hneeead if was fur
ther told that they < were eqi utLy
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I Twentyone Years
Herfy McGowan who killed Lozier
Dunbar in Russell county last April
one year ago was tried for the second
time in the Russell circuit court last
week The jury returned a verdict
fixing the accused penishment at
twenty one years in the penitentiary
About one year ago he was first tried
the jury giving him a life sentence
I The case was appealed and the jndg
ment reversed
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i Last Saturday night was Halloween
and if October the 30th had passed
out of the minds of the citizens of Co
lumbia they were forciblyreminded
the date when they came upon the
square Sunday morning Nearly all
the entrances to business house were
blockaded by rubbish and the footblocks
at all the stores removed The action
of the ghosts was somewhatannoying
but everybody looked upon the scene
as an annual occurrence and made but
little complaint Occasionally som
one would say Now who do y sup
pose did that Here Virgil Conovers
answer could have come in very nicely
Once upon a time he caused the arrest
of a few boys in town charging them
with turning his horse loose When
I asked in court who turned his horse
loose he allweredI do not know
but the one I asked saidhis name was
Peter Funk
jParties having turkeys for Thanks
I giving marfcet should have them fat
i We want to buy your turkeys and
will be able to pay you agood price for
I th nt Get our prices before you sell
2t Northern Poultry Egg Co
Card of Thanks
i We wish to express our many thanks
to thaseiho were so kind and good to
us during the sickness anddeath of our
husband and father
Mrs L M Tray lor
and Children
Preaching Next Sunday
T wa C Sandidge Greensburg
F jrBarger Shiloh x
Z T Williams Cane Valley
I J5R Crawford FJatRock and Burks
I ville S S
f J H Rood Milltown J
v JF Turner West Fork
1S iWliJV Levi Greasy Creek 4
B ICurrie Gulmbia r1 ft
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A Surprise Dinner J v
The children of Mr T F Collins
who livenear Montpelier knowing that
their father who lives in Columbia
would reach his sixtyseventh bir hd y
on the 28th of October came in and a
I delightful dinner was pread at Mr
i Collins home on Greensburg street
I Those present were Mr andMrs G W
Collins Mr L V Turner wife and
I children and a most enjoyable time
was spent Mr Collins received sever
al veryjiice presents w 7
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Dohoney SquiresiJ e
I Last Wednesday afternoon at the
residence of the brides parents Mr
and Mrs S E Squires k Mr Chapman
Dohoney and Miss Kate Squires were
united in marriage Eld Z T Williams
There were quitt a number of rela
1 tives and friends present the couple re
I ceiving many handsome present They
will reside near Milltown where the
groom was reared
I Weddings 1 ft on Caseys Creek
Last Sunday afternoon at the home i
of Mr W H Monday at Knifley Mr
John Bennett was married to Miss Vio
la Monday the oldest daughterofMI
W H Monday A great many friends
were present to witness the ceremony
which was performed byEId W G
Montgomery and to extend the GI
of congratulation I
About the same hour at the home of
the brides parents Mr Oscar Arnold
was married to Miss Corbin
I S A ComplimentS
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At a meeting of the State dical
Association held lit Louisville a few
day ago Dr Arthur McGormack who
is the editor of the State Medical Jour
nal commented upon the work fl
HeUlth office through ut the Common i
wea thHe spoke of the ine JSciencyJi
jpf tt great many iinditated that there 1
1 ww only three itf ttee eiire8tate wh 9 c
w re doing their tyr > He nkmed
I Demand Dr U I > fyte + thu
pte6 was the feiit wair t 5
1 TWa U certainly fast a eompttamrt to Dfr S
J 0 Jr J
Wrn F Jeffries who was a Promi
S nent Business Man Passes
Over the River of
The announcement of the death of
Mr W F Jeffries on last Wednesday
evening brought expressions bf sorrow
and regret from as many people as any
death that this community has sustain
ed for a long time His sickness was
generally known throughout this part I
of the country and many inquiries
were daily made as to his condition and
while death was not unexpectechyet its
announcement saddened many hearts
He had been confined to his b dfOr
twentytwo days and only at short in
tervals was really conscious of his real
condition The cause of his death was
bilious poison though for a few days
when first attacked some fever was
evident All that njeflieal lskilI and
good nursing coUldK failed to accom
plish the purp sought
As a tnwinifight citizen a man of
convictlbnd courage without policy
rigedly honest and thoroughly reliable
under all circumstances and conditions
ha had no peer As a business man he
enjoyed the good will and wishes and
shared as liberally hrthie patronage of
the people in this part of the country
as any man could hope to enjoy and
well and truly he deserved the confi
dence of every one Having been xintf
mately associated with him in business
and afterwards almost as closely in
touch with his trapes ambitions and
desires we feel that no one more fully
appreciated his real worth a dwe can
only say that Columbia has never lpst
a truer or more upright man He had
as many true friends as any man in
this section and none were acquired or
held as an asset by deceptive means
but only through plain living and square
He was born in Russell county No
vember the nth 1848 but removed
with his parents to this county while
very young andwas reared on a farm
under the inspiration of energy and
honesty which he retained through all
his life He was amember of the Zion
Baptist church and lived up to his pro
fession all along the trying periods
of life and died in the faith that beck
on on to a happier existence
Forming a partnership with his two
sons and engaging in the Hardware
business success has been attained to
a marked degree and while in activ
life before age had time toreduce hs
energy with a prpsperous business a
well provided home and happy family
thesummons came His parents Mr
and Mrs T P Jeffries passed over
the n ver some f e wyears ago A broth
er two pr three sister wif two sons
and two daughters survive
The funeral services were conducted
J at the residence by Eld Z 1 Williams
Rev Hulse and assisted by Rev Cur
rie in the presence of many relatives
and friends who met to pay the last sad
rites to an honest upright man who
will be greatly missed in the moral
social and business circles of our town
A husband a father whose good name
is a priceless heritage a legacy that
will abide and be an inspiration
We feel that one of our best friends
has been taken and our sympntfiy as
well as a great host of others are with
the bereaved family It has been said
that an honest man is the noblest work
of God and truly Mr Wm F Jeffries
was honest in all his dealings
The interment was in the city ceme
tery a large circle of friends and rela
tives present and beneath a mound
covered with flowers his body rests
Love for his memor tand sympathy for
the bereaved wife and children
K Death of fP Combest
Friday night October 22 after a long
illness Mr F Pierce Combest one of
Casey countys mostprominent citizens
died at his late home near Phil He
was fiftysix years old and since early
manhood he was active in the affairs of
Casey county A few years a go he
served in the lower branch of the Ken
tucky Legislature and at ther time of
his death Jie was the President ofthe
Commercial Bank of Liberty He had
also been a merchant at Phil for many
years He was a very successful busi
ness man leaving an estate valued at
125000 He was ia very ardent Mason
being > r eniber of the Blue Lodge the
Chapter and Ma r i 0 n Commandry
Knights Templar He had many aiei
Iquaintaiice in Adair county y
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llrM 0 Sallee Dead
The subject of this writing died last
Sunday night at his late home in this
county He was a dentist by profes
sion having graduated from the school
at Nashville a number of years ago
Soon after receiving his diploma he
opened an office in Columbia practicing
here for several years About eight
years ago he located in Casey county
and until two months ago his location
was MiddJeburg For more than a
year he had been in declining health
and some time in September he return
ed home and took hisbed He gradual
ly grew weaker until the end came
He was well known throughout this
county and news of his death will be
received with profound sorrow
He was a brotherof the late Judge
A E Sallee and was born and reared
in a few miles of this place He was
about sixtythree years old He is sur
vived by three brothers Mr James
Sallee who lives in Taylor county Dr
IE T Sallee and Mr Warren Sallee of
this county He also leaves two sis
I tersTJie
Temains were interred on the
home farm Monday afternoon many
friends being present Peace to his
i Suppression of News
ISuppression 5
One of the problems an editor has to l
meet is the often repeated requests of
prominent citizensfsometimes valuable
patrons of the paper thai this or that
j item of news be withheld from publica
tion This is a problem of special diffi
culty in the smaller cities and towns
In the larger cities such requests are
not so frequently made and it is easier
to follow a general rule on the subject
l Speaking of cases of this kind in which
the matters whose suppression sought
constitute legitimate items of newEL
r the Oberlin 0 News says
j People come at the newspaper with
i the timeworn warning that it will do
no good to publish these things
Publicity is regarded as being almost if
not quite as potent a preventive of
law breaking as the fear of punish
I ment and the effect of publicity should
I be considered before rather than after
the commission of offenses Tms fear
makes the work of the officers of the
law easier and the publics hould know
what is going on in the local courts
Newspapers usually are glad to with
hold the publication of news which
might prove injurious to the good
names of any individual or work harm
to his business but there is a class of
peoplewho make a habit of trying to
suppress everything with which some
of their friends are connected Many
years of experience teaches us that rid
newspaper ever made any friends or
realized any benefits from suppressing
the legitimate things the public ought
to know
Monday County Court was mule day
in Columbia Henry Altsheier of
Horse Cave was here and early in the
morning mules commenced to arrive
During the day he bought fortyeight
head and five head of horses The
II mules and horses averaged 140 per
head Young Coffey of this place
bought fifteen head of mules at front
S 9000 to 8180 per head Bob Royse
bought an extra pan for 325 and
Geo Hunn one pair for 250jrcaking
in alfabout 9000 paid for mules anda
few horses = k
It tShOt in the Shoulder
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A trouble between Henry Bardin and
Rube Lavender terminated the latter
getting badly shot in the right shoulder
last Friday afternoon The parties
I live on adjoining farms rear Chanc
f postoffice in the Southern portion of
r this county They have not been on
the best of terms as we understand
for some time Friday afternoon Bar
din and Lavendermet and the former
notified the latter that his stock was
bothering him Hot words followed
Bardin having a gun Lavender start
ed toward him when Bardin shot
striking Lavender in the shoulder <
i making a very ugly wound Dr Cart
wright dressed the wound The factSg
will be brought out at the examining
trialS I
r Painful Accident iy
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MXrJ N Meadows of Jamestown
who was voted for as the DemocratS
candidate for County Attorney of Rus
sell county met with a misfortune one t
Tiight last week He was at the po tI
office feaning against a tree waiting
forth > mail to be opened When theTf
mail was ready foe distribution IMS
made aquick step fOr the office door
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