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f tNpminaites a Former Russell County
IBoy far Congress in theM
Sir first District
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A letter from Sulphur Springs Texas
sfontainsVthe following information
r The Republicans of t the first Gongres
sional District of Texas held their con
vention in this city Aug 27th and
nominated Hon Velmer Antle of Sul
phur Springs Texas for Congress
SMr Antic is a prominent cotton buy
ir having been with the firm of M H
Waffe Co for four years He is
i formally from Russell county Kentucky
having just returned from Russell
U Springs Ky where he and Mrs Antle
spent thesummer with his parents
The Convention should be comple
t mented on nominating Mr Antle for
1c heis a man who has many admirers
notwithstanding the short time lie has
1 been in Texas and will add great
r strength to the party being a republiG
t pan of the highest type
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An order having been entered at the
I regular August 1910 term qf the Adair
County court directing that a poll be
Opened and an election be held in Roley
looting precenct No 1 of Adair county
jjcm the first Tuesday in Nov I9 0sub
pniitting to the voters of said precinct
the question as to whether or not cat
tie or any species thereof shall be per
mitted to run at large in eafd precinct
Therefore I will on Tuesday Nov 1 1910
cause a poll to be opened and an election
held at the regular voting places in said
precinct submitting to the voters the
i question as to whether or not cattle or
1any species thereof shall be permitted
J 0Sheriff of Adair County
> Death at Campbelisville
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v Dannie the beloved wife of MrJ S
Stults Campbellsville died at her late
ViKiimntiWednesday night of last week
She was a victim of a Cancer and was
sorely afflicted for seven or eight years
Her husband did everything in his pow
et to prolong her life much of her time
c during her illness being spentin Louis
ville and Cincinnatti where she was
iI treated by the most eminent physicians
IShe was the youngest child of the late
Ferdinand Heistean and was born and
reared Campbelisville where she had
many friends and where her death is
deeply deplored Her Husband is al
most comfortless as no children are
rleft to cheer his lQnely hours There
and to Him we would admonish the sor
rowing husband to go and with a con
rt trite heart ask for the balm that will
s1 heal a bleeding heart
Mr W A Coffey agent for Mrs
Ellen Wheat sold to Mr W 0 Grider
last Tuesday the farm and residence
r fc Montpelier known as the Cyrus
Wheat property for 5875 i
to be given the first of October This
iia very desirable farm and is consid
I ered cheapMr Grider the purchaser
formerly lived in Columbia He is a
1 firstclass citizen and a fine farmer At
present he is living at Esto Russell
county where he owns a good farm
We are glad that he decided to again
t become a resident of Adair county
I Jim Conover who lives near Gentry S
Mill killed a large copperhead snake a
few days ago Fifteen yOung ones
about one f opt long each ran out the
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1 < We ate receiving this week tailored
jcoat suits for ladies and Misses Newest
fabric and latest styles
l sr452t Russell Co
I The Wayne County Outlook asks I
who 18 DickrLee the negro boy who
jiyii recently arrested Stanford uJ1
a pjn the charge of stabbing two white
men The boys x name is Dick Le eI
I flirdin He was born and reared near
Columbia He got into trouble here
a left six or eight years ago HIs
blOaer lives near this place and f e uhr
0liand has been to Stanford to rse e
jsph since he got into trouble at
r6Jt C placeI
iJ obsdtheelevenyear dlinOfMrI
I Itoljjfr j H Campbell Pelly ton met
ct 4it severe misfortune one day last
rtti Hew riding mule the ani
t r l g4ting wsfired throwing the ladttf I
tJjnMead Briwikinf his left arm The
Ibf set M a physician and th
r u littllrr ii gethngalong Ye yJ1
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1 L LMi lwiLkae et
the dmsiis ttWC o C isir
ieiy deI pseri ks I a r
The Baptist AssociationI
I The Russell Creeks Baptist Associa
tion convened with the church at Mill
town this county last Wednesday andc
Thursd yMrH S Robinson of
Campbellsville was the Moderator arid
Mr E F Tucker Greensburg Clerkw
Nearly all the Churches inrthVbounda
ry were represented either by letter or
messenger and many of the reportsM
showed a great increase in membershipW
During the session a number of inter
esting sermons and htlpful talks wereL
d eliveredC
The people of Milltown showed theirE
appreciation of the large gathering by
handsomely entertaining all who atH
j t endedE
The next Associotion will be heldC
with the church at Greasy CreekrGreen
county Wednesday after the first SunT
day in October 1911 I
Married u
Dr Simpson Simmons who recently
graduated from the Louisvjlle Univer
sity arid Miss Eliza J Phelps who
lives near Jamestown were niarriedu
last Wednesday morning by Eld F J
Barger in front of the ministers resi
dence Dr Simmons has located at
Gradyville where he will practice his
profession and is a very worthy young
man His bride is one of Russell coun
tys best young womenThe couple
have the best wishes of their many
friends r
3 DaysOnlyF
Special prices Thursday Friday arid
Saturday I i f
Acme flour sack85c 10pJbs320
Quart jars masons 50cr
i Jgallon
Rubbers 4c and 8c dozen > >
Lard snowdrift 14c 7
Soda loose 21bs 5c
Soda pkgs 3 for lOc
Best fat bacon 17c v r
Fruit cans 35c dozen
Coffee 15 20 25 35c
Sugar white best 6Jc
7 bars old Mill soap 25 k P V
I 6 bars Red Letter soap 25c I > >
Phone 92 Russell Grocery > 1
Died Near Shelbyville
Mrs Sallie Shafer died near Shelby
yule Saturday night of last week after
a prolonged illness The deceased was
a daughter of Mrs U L Taylor who
with her husband reached Shelbyville
time to attend the funeral The de
ceased maiden name was Miss Sallie
Allen and in her girlhood days was a
student C C College this place
Her old schoolmates will regret to hear
of her death
Pure ground bone for wheat and
grass at S McKinleys HJ
Mr R L Hill Jeweler and Optomet
rist Of Campbelisville Ky > 5Vho has
recently returned from the Northren
1 Illinois College of pticsat Chicago
where he took the various courses and
degrees offered b that school wishes
to say to th people of Columbia and
Adair county that wherieverthey need
anything In his line he will give them i
prompt and accurate service Mr Hill I
has been in the jewelry and optical i
business at Campbellsville r several i
years See his ad in this issue o t
our paper ofI
IThe arc lights of this town are I
iperated by switches and no one has
the right to meddje witha switch who
is not concerned in the plant It has
been the case that some ono has turned
the lights on upon several occasions
and the individual who knows nothing
about the construction is likely to do
damage Therefore unconcerned per
sons are warned to keep their hands off j
the switch that governs the arc lights
irA H Ballard I
Country bacon l1amsand lard I8c
per pound at Russell Co 452t
Il Mr Frank Sinclair has solda one
half interest in ihe front lot between I
the Paul Drug Co and Mr WR
Wilsons store to Mr G >
They will erect a brick business house
sixty feet deep and will complete it this
fall All the plans have not yet been
agreed upon but will be determined
a few days This building will bequite
an addition to the square the more bus
mess houses we have the more busiriegg
will be established I
See SisMcKinley cheapi cash f erti
lizer d
i The September term of the Adair
Circuit court opened Monday a f ood
Cgywdi being in town Ther e
wre quite a number of tojdc dMtlktra
1 fre YarioUi parts andsmsinnl bi I
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The Vote of Adair County inRe
I pubiicair Primary
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The foil owing is the vote of Adair
county in the Republican primary Jield
last Thursday < I
W Columbia 70 f v < > 55
E Columbia 115 > 1 f 60
Keltner > 86 l M Li 5 >
Milltown 60 i 13
W Oak 141 kf0
rP ton M > ffi
Little Cakej 147 V5 v v r
Casey Creekr70 < f 34 f
Glensfork 84 > 16 f
Harmony 30 v j v > if l
ElroyJ 102V 4f V 4P
C ane Valley = l23v 7i j
Gradyville A 49 ± 20 vf
Total 1273 v Vw < 345
345 <
Majority 928
Opening of Circuit Court
The rain Monday morning detained
Judge Carter and he did pot reach heres
until late in the forenoon Soon after
his arrival court was organized and thec
grand jury instructed The crowd in
attendance was much smaller than us
ual due to the down pour of rain The
following gentlemen compose the two
FWMilleri foreman Flayius Conover
Jnof A Williams W C Yates Fayette
Davis Albert Mercer J D Todd G
F Stults Jim Wilson L R Conover
Mont Stevenson John Holt
Opber Moss Richard Feese Hafdin
Cundiff James Young Geo KempI
Jno Pelley J W Pic1eLt Thos S
J sones
Bell Clem Keltner T C Davidsonf
Isaac Curry Jr Jno Jackman Nim
Roach AW Tarter Geo H Nell
Neace Gowen Tim Collins Wm Iivint
J 0 Humphress
For Sale
IA desirable home in the town of Cane
Valley The dwelling is new and con
tains seven rooms There are one and
onequater acres of land Ifnotsold
immediately will be for rent
Coy E Dudgeon Columbia Ky
W H C Sandidge Ebine zer
FJ Barger Glennville
I R Crawford Columbia
J A Johnston Pleasant Ridge 1
J HRood Clear Spring K <
W J Levi Union Chapehi
J Menzies Mt Hope
B M Currie Tabor
T E Ennie Greensburg
S P Stapp Liberty v rsP <
J F Roach Harrodsford r
WB Cave Gradyville v I
Rev W B Holmes of Tennessee
arrived last Saturday afternoon and on
Sunday opened his evangelistic meet
ings at Union Notwithstanding the
weather was threatening a large num
ber of people put in an appearance and
listened to a very helpful and enter
taining discourse At the evening ser
vices seven or eight persons asked an
interest in the prayers of Christian peo
pIe Mr Presley Clark has organized
his choir and the singing is very de
lightful The meeting will continue
for two weeks and every body is cor
dially invited
Several months ago The Salt Lake
Utah Daily Tribune offered 10000 in
prizes and money to be expended on
trips to Europe and to interesting points
in this country These prizes were of
fered to the ones who wuld secure the
most subscribers to said paper Mrs
Mary Logan wife of DrD B n
and a nieceof Mrs Margaret Tucker
and Mrs Kinnie Murrell this place
entered the contest and was awarded a
trip to the Pacific Coast
Next Sunday will close another
Conference year for the Methodist
church and Rev Currie will preach at
Tabor < church at 11 oclock a njnd I
here in Columbia at 730 oclock p m I
At which time be will make a report of
the work for the year All member i 1
are requested to be prrtient while the
public jiri general is invited Rev Cur 1
rio will leave next Monday fox the Gon
f erence ai Ri eliyille 1
i 1
WyfL Douglas for stlL 7
Frank Sinclair
1 iff
I Tker will be iii cat SbiIeb it
SU nd eveBinf fe Oetobw sifatited
by B4theri I0 11 1
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Democratic County Convention
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Pursuant to a call issued by the
Chairman of the County Committee J
W Flowers a convention of Demo
crats was held in the courthouse in Co
umbia Ky Saturday afternoon Sep
tember 17 1010for the purpose of
naming delegates to a district Conven
tion to be held in Somerset Kyv
Thursday September 22 1910 to nomi
natea candidate to represent the
Eleventh Kentucky district in the next
Congress of the United States
The Chairman being absent the Con
v nion was called to order ba LoC
Winfrey Secretary of the County
Committeev4o upon motion wasmade
permanent Chairman JiE Murrell
was elected Secretary
On motion the Chair appointed the I
following committee on resolutions
who retired and in a short time report
ed as follows the resolutions being
unanimously adopted
It is resolved by the Democrats of
Adair County Convention assembled
That we approve of the call for a
district convention to be held at Somer
set Ky on Thursday September 22nd
1910 for the purpose of nominating a
candidate to represent this district in
the next Congress of the United States
and we aopoint Walker Bryant 3ST M
T utt N T fiercer John D Lowe
Mont Stevenson J H Pelly Jesse V
White A A Miller Robert G Price
R L Campbell Luther Fletcher S It
Walker J W Sublett James Mercer
Geo H Nell James Gilpin Levi Bur
bridge Silas Denny H K Walkup
W Jj Brockman Geo A Bryant
Henry Royse Jas Combest J W
Tupman Ben Evans J Cr Neal Johu
Campbell W 0 Pelley George Wal
ker W L Simpson and all other good
Democrats are appointed delegates to
said district convention to represent
this county in same
2d That we commend the candidacy
for Attorney General of this State our
fellow countyman Sir James Garnetti
and earnestly ask the Democrats
throughout the Commonwealth to give
him their hearty support knowing that
he is a high gentleman an able lawyer
one who at all times has been loyal to
his party
After the adoption of the resolutions
Mr Jas F Montgomery addressed the
Convention urging the delegates who
maygo to Somerset to select an able
man a known Democrat one who can
go before the people without stain up
on his character The Convention then
adjourned i
L C Winfrey Chairman
J E Murrell Secretary
A Special Chance for Investment
I am closing out 35 farms in Denton
Colony before the opening Septf 29th
1910 This land is situated in Dimmit
county which has more than 300 flow
ing wells and is 90 miles southwest of
Sanantonia in one of the finest truck
growing regions of Texas We have
1800 people in our Colony many of
them the best business men and women
of the country For particulars see S
C Selby general agent at Columbia
Hotel for the next week or ten days
The Louisville Conference of the
Methodist Church will meet in Russell
yule Tuesday the 27th inst It is to
be hoped that both Presiding Elder T
L Hulse and Rev B M Currie will be
returned to this place They are ex
cellent preachers and their places cano
not be easily filled
Public Sale
I will on Saturday the 24th d yof
September 1910 sell the following
property to the highest bidder The
sale to take place at my home one
half mile west of White Oak Church
on the Russell Springs road Terms
made known on day of sale
4 good WOrk horses 2 oneyear old
jnulas 1 thoroughbred Jersey cow 1
extra good milk cow 6 head of stock
cattle 15 head of fat iogs7head of
stock hogs 3 good farm wagons 3 good
buggies 1 good surrey 1 good mowing
machine and rake and farming imple
men ts of all kinds two hundred bar
resof corn 15000 Ibs r of good hay 2
good Cultivators r 1 good disc harrow
several setsof double and single har
ness 2mansaadlee and other thing S
too numerous p mtntion B p Hurt
The residence of Mrs Mary flud 0n
and seventeen and half acres Ipf land
attached situated near the Fair
grptjods ware sold to the highest bidde r
fMowimy Mir JamMiT Page became
ti purchaser at2200
Your roof will nofc driMkof punt il
with dard temtpt
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ware 0b
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Delightful qutingp
Really sejemedthat theVdays of the
use tobe had returned when Wed
nesday afternoon about five 6dock Mr
t Rob t Todd brought in his hay wagon
and team and conveyed a crowd out to
ToddsCave The destination was reach
ed at 7 30 amd immediately a large fire
was started around which the young
ladies spread a very enjoyable lunch
i When this was over the exploration of
the cave followed lasting about two
I The entire party which was composed
ofMrsEE Spiller Misses Elma
Page Elizabeth Drake Myrtle Zimmer
man Jenny McFarland Margaret Todd
Myrtle Myres Vic Hughes Mable Jag
per Messrs akeFarris Presley
Clark CarmadyMiller Fred HillRobt
Todd Geo Montgomery Tim Cravens
and Herschel Baker unanimously voted
it one of the most delightful outings of
the season and many thanks are due
Mr Todd
Public Sale
On Wednesday the 5th day of Octo
ber 1910 I wiii sell sixty head of fine
young jersey cows to the highest bid
d iters
ember and January The sale will take i
place in the town of Columbia
444t J B Barbee
Last Sunday night MrG R Tate
Turpen and Mrs S E Elkiri of Louis
ville were married at the home of Rev
Solomom Turpen this city The cere
mony was performed by the father of
the groom and only a few friends were I
present The couple will reside near
the roller mill The couple became ac
quainted several months ago while Mr
Turpen was visiting in L uisvilleb
Watkins CompanyI
I represent one of the best Companies
in the world I am on the Columbia
square every Monday Call and see my
goods and get my prices
1 jJnp B Grant
A Farm For Sale
> Friday Sept 30 1910 On the abov I
named date Iwill offer at Public out I
cry the farm belonging to Adair Mont
gomery consisting of 81 acres more or t
less situated on Russells Creek orI
Eppersons Mill Adair county Ken
t cky Terms One third cash remain i
der in two equal payments of one and
two years with legal interest lien on
land for purchase money Salehour 10
a m on premises J Q Montgomery
Power of Atty for Adair Montgomery
Frank Waggener sold his farm
known as the j Anderson Smith farm
last week to Clarence Hindman for
Farm ForSale
My farm of 40 acres situated on the
Columbia and Campbelisville pike 4
miles frpm Columbia good dwelling and
outbuildings and well watered good
orchard Sold on easy terms
44 3t Wm Francis
Persons who are indebted to this office
and who will be in Columbia this wee
are requested to call and make pay
Our Fall stock of suits and byercoats
for men boys and children is ready for
inspection 4521 I
Mr John Lee Walker has purchased I
of Mr JO Russell the cottage on I
j Jamestown Street now occupied by
Prof W M Wilson and wife for two
thousand dollars
Columbia Chapter No 7 Royal Arch
Masons will meet next Friday evening
It will be a very important meeting
the election of officers for the ensuing
year It is hoped that every Coin
panion in regular standing will be
I r
Mr Jo Ellis and Mrs Dollie Ellis
were married near Pelly tonone day last
week The marriage was a great surr
prise to the community as but few pe
pie knew they were going together
Stand rd apron check ginghams and
Standard Prints 5c per yard at
4521 y Russell Co
Ed a twelve year old sonQf1Ir S
Pi Overstreet had the misfortune to
g tba l1Yhurt Sunday afternoon He
was trying to push open the glaw dol r
to the tl tr Rc of his fathers atgrei
when the glass broke A piece flew
and struck thy ln the abdom ri
cugbcheh liWi Drs CM Ru8
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Quite an interesting and close ball
game was played at Greensburg sf
Sh fthday the 10 h inst between Buck
nersviHe and Gresham local base ball
teams While the Bucknersville boys
claim a victory of 6 to 4 we beg leave
to differ since the umpire was a citizen
of the BucknersviUe vicinity and his
partiality to them could be plainly seen
by all present He did not only give
them all the close decisions but also a
couple that were wholly inconcistant
this being the only thing that put them 1
in the lead Our boys all did excellent
playing but the leading feature
throughout the game was the pitching
by Johnston who won the admirationj
of all He certainly held the Buckners
ville boys down nicely hes a little
too stiff for them they cant quite hit
that twirland they can no longer
boast of having players who never tan
for their first six men were put out in
that way and the total number of fanrfj
ning and striking out was 19 times t
Doesnt that seem like Johnston knows
his business c
To make a long story short the game
was ours although the umpire decided I
it agaitst us x
iThe melon season is about over H iJ
New Fall Styles inMens and bp 6
hat now on sale Russell Co p
Circuit Court will probably continue
the full two weeks
The Groves fertilizers are as good as
the best C E Young 43lm r
The reunion of the Popplewell family
in Russell county will be published next
Standard Elastic Cement Paint si tKej
best for any roof Reed Hardware Go
452t 1
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Dwelling houses are scarce in > Cot >
lumbiaThey are in demand and many
could be rented
Buy your fertilizer from C E YoungV
43lm riIi
Born to the wife of U NV Whitlock
September 18 a son fi4
IStop those leaks in your roof witha
i coat of Standard Elastic Cement Paint I
Reed Hardware Co v 452t
IBon to the wife of r W V B Morris
September 17a son k
Standard Elastic Cern nt Paint the
best metal paint on earth Reed Hard
war Co 452t
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Mrs Fielding Coffey who lived heae
Mohtpelier died last Sunday She was I
a very estimable Jady >
Standard Elastic Cement Paint a
perfect covering and preservative for
roofs Guaranteed for five years by
jR P Paull sold Charlie Tarter a
fewdaysago a wagon and two mules
for 260 I
The teachers Association at Pelly top
has been changed from the last vSatur
day in September to the third Saturday
in October
For SaleA few choice thoughbred
single comb white leghorn roosters
Price 100 each Mailorders will rerr
ceive prompt attention
R M Rice Campbellsville Kyi
RFD 2 45 2t >
At the sale of Mrs Yarberrys propV
erty last Saturday the stock corn
household goods and growing crop sold
well The farm was sold privately to
R K Young consideration 2000
j Miss Esteli Willis who dismissed heri
school atElroyi two weeks ago onac
count of diptheria being in the vicinity I
recOnvened last Monday fhereasI
only one case of diptheria in theneigHr
borhooda little son af Mr John Simp A f
son and he has recovered
Mr S Dv Barbee has traded the
farm rieartown he recently purchasedv
of Mr A So Chewning to Mr Charley
Herriford In the deal Mr BVrbee
gets Mr HerrifordV residence situ
ated near the roller mill his wagons r
and teams and 1250 in exchange fpr
the farm i
thefarmDemocratic t
Democratic Congressional Conven
tioh t Somerset next Thursday TWJ
name moat prominently mentioned for j
the inomination Virgil Smith of Somer V3
Set a nd Elzy Bertrahf of Albnyt
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Tfi large vote Brought put lab 1
jlfeurtday jI owft ofralYekooi
without a btfie thsturbaac m tliM nn
county T1bre Was a little wraae J
yfeWv tetsVn Wt OoV
Ji lMtt ft lIMti Jii
to b a fl r4ioe of uyoootv
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