THE -ADAIR COUNTY NEWS
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THE ADAIR COUNTY NEWS
Published Every Wednesday
Adair County News Company
CHAS. S. HARRIS, Editor.
ruMnt;. i.TirDninip ilm-ntnl fn tlii! Interest!
of the city of Columbia and the people of Adair
ma adjoining counties.
Entered at the Columbia Post-office as second
class mail matter. ,
SUBSCRIPTION PRICE $1.00 PER YEAR
WED- SEPT- 20, 1916
of New Jersey.
For Vice President.
THOMAS E. MARSHALL,
of Lincoln Countj.
We are authorized to announce W- B. PAT
ffiESON a candidate for Sheriff of Adair County,
subject to the action of the IRupublican primary
Candidate Hughes is greatly
worried over the way the Pres
ident succeeded in averting the
railroad strike and deplores the
passage of laws in advance of in
restigation; He ja, therefore,
Our Entire New Fall
Every Department Is
$ Ladies Ready-to-Wear Department 4 Dresses Bed Blankets, Comforts, Sheets, t.
t Is filled with the Newest Cloths and Styles t Pillow Cases, Bath Robe Patterns, Crib g
of Coats, Coat Suits, Skirts, Dresses, Under- Blankets, Flannels, Outings, Flannelets, Etc
f wear, &c, for Ladies, Misses and Children. f Mens and Boys Clothing ' f
The Largest Shoe Stock - X In tlis department we can save you money,
j Ever assembled in Columbia, embracing ev- as we closed some lots from a leading man- T
new in Ladies Lace Boots
Kids and Colors, Dunlap and
Men. Everything for Boys
ana unnaren. $ ...
& We had good success in closing out our
Our Stock of Woolen Dress Goods Spring and Summer Stock, and now have
Is immense, all the desirable Cloths and our Hat Cases filled with up-to-date Stock.
Shades. Anything you want
Dress Fabrics for Ladies and
attempting to belittle the whole
business, but he will have his la-
Ibor for his paina. As Grover
Cleveland said on one occasion,
a condition and not a theory,"
confronted Mr. Wilson, and he
did whatthe whole country ap
plauded him for doing. The Re-
nnWioona friorl f-n omHnrrnqa Hipi
President in the matter, but he
turned the trick and came out
more than a victor and made
himself more solid with the peo
ple. The laboring people espec
ially are singing the praises of
the man who meets every emer
gency manfully and successfully.
Paris, Sept. 14 (noon.) The
Germans made vigorous efforts
last night to drive the French
from territory captured recently
on the Somme and Verdun
fronts. The War Office to-day
announced the repulse of several
assaults north and south of the
Somme and east of the Meuse at
Serbians and Bulgarians are
engaged in violent fighting on
the Macedonian front. The war
office announced to-day that the
Serbians had captured Bulgarian
trenches near vetreniK ana a
height northwest of Lake Ostro
vo. An engagement south of
the lake is turning in favor of the
The Official statement follows:
"From the Struma to theVar-
Stock Is Now Open For Inspection.
Full Of The Seasons Newest Styles.
in Cotton Young men
Childrens just what
dar there has been an intermit
tant cannonade without any in
fantry action except some patrol
engagements at different points
of the front.
London, Sept. 14 (1:45 p. m.)
, The British have made further
progress on ine Domme iront
north of Ginchy, it was an
nounced officially to-day.
"The general situation is un
changed," says the statement.
"South of the Ancre there were
the usual artillery bombardments
on both sides, hostile artillery be
ing particularly active m tne
neighborhood of the Pozieres
windmill and south of Thiepval.
Some further progress has been
made by us north of Ginchy.
"In the neighborhood' of Sou
chez we carried out a successful
raid last night, taking some pris
oners." Berlin, Sept. 14 (via London, 5
p. m.) Repeated and violent as
saults against the Germans on
the Somme front yesterday were
repulsed' with sanguinary losses
for the Allies, the War Office an
The advance of the forces of
the Teutonic Allies in the Ruman
ian province of Dobrudja is con
tinuing, the War Office an
nounced. Occupation of the
forts at Kavala, on the Greek
Aegean coast, by the Bulgarians,
has been completed.
SERB VDVANCE CONTINUES.
"West of the-Vardar, the Serb
ians continued their advance and
captured at the point of the bay-
liberal discounts. Our
Stylish and Reliable Qualities.
and Bovs Hats and Cans.
as well as- older ones can get X
they want in Hats and Caps..
onet some Bulgarian trenches be
tween Kovil and Vetrenik and
have made appreciable progress
in the direction of Kaimakcalan
(northeast of Lake Ostrovo.)
"Northwest of Lake Ostrovo,
after a violent engagement in
which heavy losses were inflicted
on the enemy, the berbians cap
tured a height west of Fill 1,500.
Their advance guards reached
the first slopes of the Malanidze.
"The fighting continued to our
advantage in the region south of
An enemy aeroplane was
brought down by one of our ma
chines near Bardovtze."
The announcement concerning
the Somme front follows:
"North of the Somme during
the night we repulsed several
German attempts at the southern
extremity of Hill 76. According
to late reports the violent and
fruitless counter-attacks deliver
ed by the Germans yesterday in
this region were carried out by a
division hastily brought from the
"South of the Somme the en
emy made several unsuccessful
attempts against various points
on our new front. West, of
Chaulnes during one of these at
tacks an enemy detachment
about a company strong was
caught undenour fire and almost
"On the right bank of the
Meuse (Verdun Front) two Ger-
- WANTED -
$1.50 To $3.00 Each
W. T. H0DGEN, CampbcIIsville, Ky.
man attacks against our new po
sitions in Vaux-Chapitre wood
were repulsed easily.
"The night was calm on the
remainder of the front."
Resolutions of Glensfork Sunday
Whereas, on the 9th day of Sept.,
1916, Miss Elva "Wilkinson, daughter
of Mr. and Mrs. J. E. Wilkinson, de
parted this life and passed into the
Great Beyond. She was faithful to
her school and loved by all.
Therefore, be it resolved, that we
the officers and members of the Sun
day School greatly deplore the loss of
Elva to the church, Sunday School
and community, and take this method
of expressing our- sympathy for the
Kesolved, that a copy be spread on
the secretary's book, and a copy sent
to the bereaved family.
Adair County Baby Wins Second
Prize State Fair.
J. E. Johnston, Jr., son of Mr. and
Mrs. J. E. Johnston, Miami, Ky., won
second prize in the Baby Health con
test tfhich was hel3 at Louisvillelast
week. Mrs. Johnston before her mar
riage was Miss Edyth Squires, daugh
ter of Mr. P. F. Squires, a prominent
farmer of the Milltown section.
Born to the wife of ClarencelStrange
of Picnic, Sept., 18, a son.
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