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t VOLUMF XI i COLUMBIA ADAIR COUNTY KENTUCKY I WEDNESDAY MARCH 9 1910 JNUMBER 18
Entertains in Honor of Miss Harri 1
P son
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Last Tuesday afternoon from 2 to 5
1 4y 1 Mrs W A Coffey in her usual happy c
1l way entertained for her sister Miss
Lorena Harrison of Ashley Ill Lost n
Heir was the principal feature and de t
4lightful refreshments were served A
during the evening The invited were r
Misses Alice Walker Myrtle Myres ii
1 Jennye McFarland Mary Cartwright d
Madge and Lina Rosenfield Elizabeth a
Rowe Mary Triplett Mary Miller 6
Dimple Conover Annie Dixon Frances T
Y Jones Mesdames A D Patterson
Joe Coffey John Coffey
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On Friday afternoon Mrs C M Rus is
I sell was the hostress of a merry crowd t
I the occasion being a Lost Heir party g
A delightful salad course was served y
f i and the evening a very enjoyable one s
The invited were t
i Missss Sallie and Mamie Baker Min c
l nie Triplett FrancesJones Alice Wal t
k ker Jennie McFarland Myrtle Myres
Annie Dixon Lorena Harrison Edna v
1Lewis a Dimple Conover Lina and a
Madge Rosenfield e
The Sewing Club delightfully en 1
tertained by Miss Frances Jones on a
Wednesday afternoon at her pretty s
home on Greensburg St Several musi n
cal selections were given among them A
a duet by Misses Walker and Myres a o
solo by Miss Rosenfield and Mrs Lowe t
Refreshments were served and the a
time pa ssed all too span Her guests 1
included h
includedplisses a
Misses Mary Cartwright Lorena s
I Harrison Alice Walker Jennie Mc
Farland Annie Dixon Myrtle Myres
J Elizabeth Rowe Dimple Conover
Madge and Lina Rosenfield Edna
Lewis Martha Hancock Amanda But
ler Mabel Jasper Mary Miller h
Mesdames Bruce Montgomery and Geo
Lowe C
LoweThe I
The Reed Hardware Compauy has a
new ad this week Look over it and t
visit the store s
The Debate t
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The debate and other exercises drew
a large crowd at the LindseyWilson c
j Chapel last Saturday evening The b
S program was entertaining throughout f
and the students who appeared were
highly complimented Ole Mistis 11
by Miss Pelly was well received thet
Journal read by Miss Gabbert coni
tained many spicy hits and the musi r
> cal selections by Misses Hodges and r
Howard were charmingly rendered The
debate however was of special inter 1
est The speakers were from the two q
rival societies the Frogg and Colum F
bian D H Lyon and Eugene Hauk h
represented the former and M R
Gabbert and Fred Rainwater 5
tGabbert the latter
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ri The Question discussed was Resolved s
That the Death penalty should be
abolished Gabtert and Rainwater
1 affirmed and won the question The
speeches on both sides were argumen 1
tive and delivered admirably The
Judges were T L Hulse James Gar <
sett and J W Flowers
Watch for the News next week Rus j
> aell Cos Big Opening Ad will ap
< pear
W A Coffey Master Commissioner
° made the following land sales last Mon
say The Curd property to Sam Lewis a
eo 2925 the school lot north of the c
square to Albert Stapp for 1400 Mur
ray vs Murray 83 acres to Eenry Hurt
1610 Strong Hill vs Compton 30 acres
to Strong Hill 150 Coomer vs Comp
ton 15 acres to J H Kinnaird 9100 J
Wilkerson vs Bybee 100 acres to S V
Wilkerson and Hiram Jackm i59158 t
LF Hadley vs Chapman heirs 80 I
acres to L F Hadley and < wife 400
J H Young vs Mary Jones 9bacres
to J E Burton 1036
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The common school house in West Co
S lumbia was knocked off to the highes 1
bidder Monday It brought 875 but I
the bid was rejected J T Page
bought of the J S Stapp estate 189
acres of land on Sulphur Fork for 240
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Evely farmer should take advantage I
of this beautiful weather by putting in
a crop of oats They would be a great
agreatt
r Maturity until the corn matures DOlftI
1 forget that the corn you use during
that time will not be less than 5 per
barrel r
1 Mr AS Chewning has secured the
J services of Jim Davis of color an ex
perienced handle elf horses one of the
beet drivers and trainers in the State
> He will be ready to receive stock for
breaking at Mr Chewnings barn this
place the first of April Charges teas
< raable IjMt
Yesterday was a great day for bus i
1 m generally in Columbia Every
ibo seemed to be busy and property
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TaylorAndrews Nuptials Ann unI
ced
The Louisville CourierJournal of re
cent date contains the following
Mrs F J Taylor of Glasgow an T
nounces the engagement of her daugh
ter Miss Frances Clarissa Taylor to
Mr Arthur Ravenel Andrews of Ter
rel Tex The wedding will take place
in the early spring Miss Taylor is a
daughter of the late Dr F J Taylor k
and in wellnown I in thiscity having
often visited her brother Mr J Frank
Taylor collector for customs
Commenting upon it the Glasgow C
Ky Times says1 Miss Clara Taylor tl
the bridetobe mentioned in the above tJ
one of the most popular and attrac u
tive young ladies in Glasgow The ir
groom is a prosperous and prominent tJ
business the Lone Star
young man of w
state The many friends of both con as
tracting partiesespecially those of thef
charming Glasgow bridewillwish 0
them all happiness in their marriage t1
The announcement as given above
will be read with much interest locally h
and the numerous friends of the groom
elect will congratulate him upon the al
good fortune that has befallen him Ia
This engagement is the culmination of I
courtship that has extended over I
several years the bridetobe having a
made sevaral visits here to her aunt I at
Mrs F M Phillips and it was on the f
occasion of her recent visit here during p
the holidays that Cupid set his seal of
approval on the little romance Miss
Taylor has made a wide circle of friends
here during her visits to Terrell where I Is
she became a favorite in social circles I
Terrell Texas Daily TranscriptI
To the Farmers and stock raises of
Adair and adjoining counties I am att
ts
the same old stand with two good
horses and two good Jacks My Jacks
have proved themselves extra breeders
One six the other seven dollars to in
sure a live colt Black Diamond has
proved himself an extra breeder nineI
tenths of his colts natural gaited fine
style and size and good action He will
make the season ateight dollars Last
but not least come Red Bird Jr which
no doubt carries more of the Lexing
tons blood than any of old Red Birds
colts Red Bird was by Jo Brown he
by old Lexington first dam Emma Hen
son second Dexter He by old Lex
ington second grand dam Wallace Mi
ler fine saddle mare her dam old Elas
tic enough and good enough to see him
is to admire him He is 16 hand highI
rich blood bay and as near perfect e
model as this country affords Mr H
M Henson of Danville Kyo is a
horse and Jack dealer and who is ac
quainted with the fine Blue grass horses
pronounced Red Bird Jr the best fore
handed horse he ever saw Take it for
what it is worth and come to see forS
yourself Many thanks for past favors
and future ones solicited 0
Solomon McFarland w
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The case of the Commonwealth i
against William Pierce and his sonb
Walter who I are indicted for murder fl
and are charged with killing Taylor c
Sullivan at Denmark on election dayv
was continued until the 2nd day of thet
June term of the Russell circuit court v
The defendants were removed to theI
jail of Adair county for safe keeping 1
Mr Clay Sullivan the jailer of Russell J
county is an uncle of the dead man and
he joined in the request for the remov
al The Pierces were unable to employ
counsel to defend them and the court C
appointed R E Lloyd of Jamestown
and Rollin Hurt and Jas Garnett of
Columbia to represent the defendants
The Commonwealth is represendby A
A Huddleston Commonwealth At i r
torney J N Meadows County At t
torney 0 B Bertram Lilburn AtI t
and T H Stone of Jamestown and N
H W Aaron of Monticelloc
Dying and Renovating
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Pressing 25c to 100 t
1Pressing 25cto10025cto100
Hats 25cto100 1
Dyingti 100 to 3 50 I
Dry cleaning 50c to 250 I
Scouring < S S 50c to 200I
Prices varying accordirg to the arti t
cle condition and texture of different t
grades of goods Rose Price s
182t Miss Kittie Smith Agt t
Born to the wife of R W Walker
Cleburne Texas February 26 1910 a
nine pound son In a few minutes af t
ter his arrival this youngster wrote hisf
grandfather Judge BC Baker of i
this place telling of his advent weight
etc and making a complaint as to the
diet he was receiving To which the
Judge responded giving him some
wholesome advice admonishing him to
honor his father and mother that his
days might be long in the land of the
living
Mrs John C Calhoun died near J
Camp bellsville last Saturday night 1
Only a few weeks ago Mr Calhoun and 1
family removed iron Milltown this
county to Taylor coutyT
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DEATH OF DR llC
JACKMAN
JACKMANi
The End Came at Ingram N MM
February 241910 After an Ill
ness of 28 Hours
kNOWfTO A GREAT MANY COLUMBIANS
Dr Jackman was born in or near
Creelsboro in Russell county Ken
tucky April 2 1844 and there he lived
the greater part of a long and most
useful life In the capacity of practic
ing physician he was well known
through ut several counties in all of
which he will long be remembered both
the attentive doctor and the kind
friend The passing generation and the
one now in its prime will alike mourn
the death of one of those whom no one
was more esteemed by those who knew
himFor
For many years a Mason the funer
services were conducted under the
auspices of that order and the remains
interred in Elida cemetery
The deceased is survived by a widow
and 3 sons all of whom were present
his death To the survivors his
friends extend the hand of sympathy
parting in silent understanding
There is no Death what seems so is
transition
This life of mortal breath
but a suburb of the elysian
Whose portal we call Death
DeathF
F C Smith
Everything in vehicles from gocarts
surries Reed Hardware Co
Preaching Next Sunday
y
Iw H C Sandidge Ebineezer
F J Barger Mt Pleasant
Z T Williams Columbia
T N Walbert Society Hill o
J R Crawford Columbia
J A Johnson Gradyville
J H Rood Mt Carmel
J F Turner West Fork
W J Levi Trammels Creek
B M Currie Columbia
S P Stapp Providence
For Sale
Thoroughbred Golden Wyandotte
eggs 15 for 70 cents
Mrs R A Storiet
183t Montpelier Ky
Adult Bible Class Organized
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At the Presbyterian church on last
IAt
Sunday afternoon an Adult Bible Class
organization was effected The class
will meet each Wednesday evening at
745 Oclockjust after the prayer meet
ing hour The class starts with a mem
bership of fifteen Others have sign
ed their purpose to unite with the
class so it is probable that the class
will begin work with a membership of
twenty or more Rev J R Crawford
was chosen teacher with Capt W W
Bradshaw and Mrs Georgia Shelton
Assistants The methods of work and
organization of the International Adult
Class will be followed
H W paint guaranteed 100 per
cent pure Reed Hardware Co
The Light Plant
The people of Columbia were very
much gratified last Friday night when
the electric lights again come on after
the town had been in darkness for six
weeks Messrs Ballard Murrell the
owners of the plant sent the dynamo
to Louisville where it remained under
the care of a skilled electrician for one
month When it was returned it was
the means of furnishing stronger and
brighter lights than at any time in the
past It is an admitted fact that Co
lumbia can not well get along without
an electric light plant and it is also
alsoI
the general opinion of this community
that every family who is able should <
support the enterprise The proprie
ors have been at considerable expense
and they are soon to make a greater
outlay of money in building an electric
house in which to keep the plant and
they should be met with prompt and
substantial encouragement We hope
that those who are not taking lights
will apply for them at once It isan
enterprise that must be supported an
enterprise that the business men and
WithIout
outThe will of the late J J Biggs wall
probated in the Adair County Court last
Monday His entire estate real andl
personal go i to his wife during her
lifetime At t1 death of Mric Bifgs
th e d 06d ht > s state COt heirs
and his wifts bears at kw Mm Biga
ill sad the xecubarwitheat bod
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Two Horses Killed in O Accident S
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Last Thursday afternoon Glaud Ed
rington who runs a team between Co C
bmbia and Campbellsville landed in the 1
latter place with a load of chickens b
shipped from the Columbia branch of t
the Northern Egg and Poultry Compa s
ny It was about 5 oclock and asa i h
train was not due until 9 Mr Edring Is
ton drove on to the switch and was pre t
paring to unload when suddenly a o
special made its appearance ran into
the wagan killed the two horses de I
stroyed a number coops and killed quite
a lot of chickens for the poultry com
pany SIt
panyIt
It is believed that Mr Edrington and
the poultry company will recover from
itheLN RR Co 1
E ery kind of garden tools can be
bought of Reed Hardware Co i
In Wonderful Meeting
Rev A L MelU who was recently
pastor of the Glendale and Sonora
Methodist churches is in a great pro
tracted meeting at Heaver Dam hisI
new home He is doing the preaching
himself and has had 75 conversions
most of whom have been the heads of
families It is said that few more re
markable meetings have been held in
the state than this one ETo wn News
To whom it may concern
Just ten days ago I had the misfor
tune to lose my residence and contents
by fire and same being insured in the
Continental Insurance Co the loss has I
this day been adjusted by the Companys
adjuster Mr Foster together with
Murrell Miller the local Agents and
1 take much pleasure in saying that the
loss was this day paid in full in cash
with no discount whatever
whateverVery
Very Respectfully
f ° E L Feese
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> Citizens League Meeting
wThe citizens of Columbia are hereby
called ° to meet at the courthouse 2
oclock p m on Sunday March 13
PROGRAM
Are the morals of this community
what they should beRev Z T Wil
liams 20 minutes
How we may better the moral condi J
tion of our communityHon H C
Baker 20 minutes
General discussien of 5 minutes each
Rev B M Currie committee oiv
music The public cordially invited
R L Tally
W B Cave 1 Committee
Gf Smpthe
Acar load of celebrated Columbus
Hrun easy wagons just received
Reed Hardware Co
Our Irvin Store correspondent gives
an account of the death of Mr R P
Smitha popular citizen of Russell
county The deceased had a great I
many acquaintances in this place and
was a member of Columbia Chapter R
A M No 7 The letter from Irvins
Store was the first intelligence of his
death to be received here He was a
man who will be greatly missed from
the community in which he lived
I want to sell my house and lot It
is a new dewellfng 6 room Outbuild
ings all new a desirable place to live
One acre of ground
groundMrs
Mrs Susie Montgomery
18lt Columbia Ky
Asa Lawhorn who left the neighbor
hood of Glenville this county thirty
odd years ago died in a soldiers home
recently He left a small estate and a
gentleman from Tennessee where the
property is located was here last week
to see the heirs His wife and several
children as we understand reside in
this county
countyTwo
Two Farms For Sale
I have two good farms for sale New
buildings on each N A McKinly
183t Ozark Ky
A letter from Mr T B Lyon
Pheonix Arizona renewing his sub
scription to the News and the Weekly
CourierJournal says We have had
a cold winter for this country the
murcury several times running 20 be
low The orange crop was badly dam
aged and also orange trees set last
spring Weather is delightful now and
every thing indicates that spring is at
hand
heren
Monday morning of last week for his
home in Texas was in a bad wreck at
Ihomein Ill A message to Dr W R
Gritsom from Bob received Wednes
day morning said Safe from a terri
ble wreck on tile t B 0 at Flora
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la the case of Levi Gow rrih the
Russell circuit = court charged with
k TIT wtiDu until the
MiXti erm of court
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Sheriffs Sale of Land For Taxes
On Monday April 4th 1910 at the
Courthouse door in Columbia Ky at
oclock p m or thereabout the same I
being the first day of a regular term of
the Adair County Court will offer for
sale to the highest bidder for cash in
hand the following described tracts of J
land or a sufficiency thereof to satisfy 1
the tax and cost due for the year 1909
on the following persons towit 4
Whites in District 1 c
B R AbrellNR61 acres joinsS
Elzy Weathington Tax and
Cost for 1909 2 83I
S L Chapbell 2 acres joins
West Chapbell tax and cost
for 1909 3 52
T C Faulkner NR 65 acres
joins J H Nance tax and cost
for 1909 5 68
J H Nance NR 112 acresjoins
Linzie Fair tax and cost for
1909 455
J 1909res join J
M Fisher tax and cost for
1909 4 G4
Colored ia District
W J Fitzpatrick 15 acres joins
Will Carney tax and cost for
1909 570
Whites in District 2
J tI Burton 30 acres joins M
F Burton tax and cost for
1909 5 22
W R Brown 2 acres joins C C
Gentry tax and cost for 1909 3 74
Mrs Angeline Cravens 60 acres
joins Sam Murrell tax and
cost for 1909 5 52
G M Cravens 15acres joins K
E Bryant tax and cost for
1909I 2 26
R H Harmon 50 acres joins W
L Brockman tax and cost for
1909 4 59
W 0 Knight 7 acres joins
Richard Burton tax and cost
for 1909 3 52
R F Neat NR 100 acresjoinsI
R L Neat tax and cost for
1909 2 83
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W H Strevels 50 acres joins J
D Eubank tax and cost for
1909 415
Mrs N E Sanders 17 acres joins
Frank Sanders tax and cost for
X1909 2 31
Colored in District 2
E Haskins 160 acres joins 0
Brockman tax and cost for 09 7 09
Chas Willis 8 acres joins E KI
Sparks tax and cost for 09 4 39
Whites in District 3
Rufus Black NR 160 acres joins
Jas Page tax and cost for 09 4 46
T A Bottom 100 acres joins
W T Loy tax and cost for 09 602
Willie Cape 50 acres joins Lafe
Grant tax and cost for 09 3 85 I
Cape Kilpatrick 80 acres joins
Sonk Keeton tax and cost for
09 2 86
Jas Gibson 28 acres joins Moses
Stewart tax and cost for 09 4 86
J CGibbons NR 29 acres joins
Moses Stewart tax and cost
for 09 2 42
Mrs Rosa Hadley 20 acres joins
Bill Shearer tax and cost for 09 2 20
W H Samuel JL town lot in
Genville tax and cost for 09 4 52
Colored in District 3
J H Bomer 31 acres joins Sel
Bennett tax and cost for 09 4 94
Susie Wakefield NR 73 acres
joins G A Harvey tax and
cost for 09 2 62
Whites in District 4
Mrs Lucilla Gowen 120 acres
joins Dan Mopney ham tax and
cost for 09 444
J B Napier 25 acres joins Robt
Keltner tax and cost for 09 4 56
Whites in District 5
T W Dowell NR 7 acres taxi
and cost for 09 4 46
Whites in District 6 v
Octavia Cole 240 acres joins
Cilia Burton tax and cost joinsI
E C Curry 2 acres joins T I 1
Smith tax and CQSt for 09 4 64 I
L L Richards NR 18 acres
joins M J Denton tax and
costfor 09 2 16
J S Rainwater 129 acres joins
GP Watson tax and cost for
09 678
Colored in District 6
C A Hendrickson 100 acres
joins R E Bailey tax and
cost for 09 87l 9to
Mary L Johnson 1 acres joins
F P Rice tax and cost for 09 222
Jno1 Smith 70 acres joins June
Grove tax and cost or09 7 43
Whites in Distric7
Jeff Bradshaw 200 acres joins
Lize Loy tax and cost for 09 13 13
Colored inf District 7
Joseph Wheat heirs 29 acres
joins Albert Moore tax and
cost for 09 272
Colored in District 7 A
Tom Lester 1 town lot it Co
y umbia tax and cost for 09 4ii 5
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N VB Patteson ate Sheriff
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Born to the iQifa of Biil Parson I
March 1 1910 V Oft f1 v J v I
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Mr George Hood Dead
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Mr George Hood who lived a few
miles from Columbia died last Wednes
day night He was a native of Green
county and was about sixty years old
He was a consistent member of the
Methodest Church and was very much
liked by his neighbors and friends He
had been in declining health for several
years The interment and religious ex
ercises took place Thursday morning
quite a number of relatives and friends
attending The deceased leaves a wife
and several children his wife being a
daughter of Uncle Billy Waggener
who died many years ago
Circuit court is now in progress at
Liberty
We carry a complete line of base bal
goods Reed Hardward Co
For the next few weeks people about
5town will be busy gardening
Mr Loranzo McCawleys wife died in
the Breeding country last Thursday
morning
Born to the wife of George Rosen
field Smiths Grove Ky February 27r
1910 a son
We understand that the project to
start a canning factory at Cane Valley
fell through
OK staves and ranges often immi
tated but never equalled For sale by
Reed Hardware Co
The egg and chicken market con
tinues active but prices considerably
lower
The county road are in avery bad
condition in some places almost im
passable
IGoff Bros now have charge of the
livery stable formerly occupied by
Stapp Bros
A letter from Liberty came in too
late for this week Will appear next
issue
I have one dozen Buff Orpington
cockrels for sale at 1 00 each
Mrs A H Ballard
Marvin Young struck a fine stream
of water on his lot at the depth of
fortytwofeet
The Northern Egg and Poultry Com
pany paid out over 1200 Monday for
chickens and eggs
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Workman will commence making
preparations to build Mr Marvin
Youngs residence this week
Monday was county court and a very
fair crowd in town Some stock on the >
market prices ruling high < v
The indications point to the building
of another large business house on the
2square and a number of dwellings this
sprig S
LOSTA pocketbook between Co
lumbia and Gentrys Mill It contained 1
2000 and some notes Will reward
the finder J R Dickson
Gentrys Mill Ky <
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There is a case of smallpox in this
2county a mile or two north of John R
Christies home The neighborhoocteis
somewhat alarmed
See the James Boys in Missouri at
the Court House in Columbia Saturday
5night March 12th Youwill also hear
the Negro Minstrel and the two Baby
s ingers
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Now is the time to have your paint
ing and papering done Ask for Wad
ling
die Gilbert You will find them at
the Hancock Hotel v
Estimates chearfuii given 182 t
At the term of the Rus v l intuit r
court just closed Judge Carter ap
pointed Mr H H Dunbar Master Com
missioner to succeed Mr R E Lloydr
There were three applicants for the
position
The attention of the farmers is called
to the Bowker Fertilizer advertise
ment The goods are sold by Mr Sol l
2oman McKinley Columbia Ky It is
a brand that gives entire satisfaction
Will and Art Franklin and Roy James
who live at Pickett this county were
3before Judge Moss Monday charged
with a breach of peace The two
Franklins were fined 1000 each and
James was dismissed
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Rev J R Crawford left Tuesday to
1conduct aseriea of Evangelistic service
for the Presbyterian church in Cam t aa
bellfYffl The Rev W B Cava I
upplgr the pulpit of the local Prabgr
tera church next Sabbath mtrninf c
VNo ev oinc services
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