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No. $3
At Temple Theatre Wednesday
'- Night, November 20
This is a splendid evening of
Mu6i'c nud Stories Season tick
ets may yed be had of tlve Treas
urer, Mr. Ellsworth Evans
Regular admission 2cc and 60c.
''Program will begin at 8:35
AYomg Weman Who Cleaned up a
Town Both Politically and Socially
In the December Woman's Home
Companion' appears an article about
Virginia Brooks, of West Haimuoud,
111., who has done a great work
which is partly described In the fol
lowing extract from tlio arcl:le:
'Miss Brooks vfas lend Ins: the
pleasant'lffo of 'a Chicago girl -In
comfortable circumHtauces when u
notice ii6se8fuii linx-lf mid her
mother two thousand dollars ou
some vacant Iota that they owned In
the neighboring town of Wost Ham
mond, 111., strengthened certain
suspicions in her in hid that the rul
ers of thut town were not nil that
they should be. Suhfc-quenr. hives
tlgatlona confirmed tiuue usplcions
to such an ixteiit thut MIsh Brooks
and her mother closed their Chicago
home ami tuovid into a little cotta;'e
hi West Hantuund to see what was
to be done about it. It appeared
tjhat the town, with a voting popula
tion of 7B0, supported flfty-flvo sa
loonsv, with i.all vnetieB of objec
tionable resorts in duB proportion.
Largoly on account of overtaxation,
the result of exteueivo Kraft, there
-were In th Southern lmlf of the
town but 25 huuuek-freonf .mortgage.
Moreover, the rul-utg powers i.ow
proposed that the town be Incorpo
rated as a blty, for Oo. purpose, MUs
Brooks inferreii. of .enabling the
controlling rliiK sti;U further ,to -increase
the burdenm.f taxation. ITJn
der such circumstances, as any re
former could tell jou, the proper
thing to do was to 'appeal to the
""Unlike many reformers, . Miss
Brooks 'knew how to appoftl. In
this instanoe 'the pee pie' were most
ly Poles. Mies Brooks began by
learning their language. -She then
addressed them at public meetings
with Buch-effect that -she. completely
won her Impulsive, wacm-htarted
.auditors. Not only was the incor
poration project signally defeated,
but Miss Brooks had bo sturdy an
army of Polish voters bohlnd her
that she felt strong enough to .urge
more active reforms,
"Fighting an organised ring. Is not
-an easy. task, and Miss Brooks ibad
aaaoy discouragements:; but hi the
ed the deount dtizeus were thor
.oughlv awakened. A reform ticket
was put Into the nVld and .won an
overwhelming' victory, aud tho.laBt
diva in West Hammond, called in
.derision 'The "Virginia Brooks' .clos-
ed its doors."
i .
If you want to see a good show o.
rto the Princess;.
J. W. Gatlinjsc. Passes Away.
J. W. Gatliu, Sr., age sixty
ix years, jane mouth aud twenty
seven days, died at his country
heme, two miles from Matlieou
rille, on the Princeton road, last
Friday at 10;3Q a. in,, after au
illness of several months, death
being due to. a complication of
diseases. His condition had been
serious for the past week, and
his death had been hourly ex
pected by those at, hie bedside.
Mr, Gutlin was one of the best
and most favorably known citi
zens of the county. He was born
in this county, and with the ex
ception of a few years spent in
Caldwell county, lived in. Hop
kins county all his life, and en
joyed a wide acquaintance and
the confidence and esteem of all
who knew him.
', A Great Building falls
hen its foundation is undermined.
and if' the fouudation of health'
god digestion Is attacked, quick
Sllapse follows. On the first signs
Indigestion, Dr. King's New Life
Pills atieuld be taken to tone the
stomach and regulate liver, kidneys
Md bowels. Pleasant, easy, safe
apd oniysS6c at all Druggists,
Nebo Notes j
J. S. Duram, onr postmaster
had the misfortune to get his
ankle badlv broken Monday, by
fulling through his stable loft,
the bone protruding through the
skin. Dr. Morton was called
immediately and set the broken
bone. Although he suffered much
no serious results are lor kjd for.
Mr. Nick Parrish's beautiful
home was intirely consumed by
fire Tuesday, he was burning
grass off his garden, his meat
house catching first, as the wind
was blowing that way, the houee
soon followed. They saved most
of the contents, though Mrs.
Parrish lost most of her cashed
fruit, preserves aud all of her
quitls and blankets.
Mr. and Mrs. Muck Ross of
Oentertowu, Ohio county, visit
ed thy family .of G. A. Eudaley
last week. .
Mrs. Ella Pierce, of- Mariou,
spent several days wjth her par
ents, Sir. and Mrs. A. E. Cox last
w k.
Next Thursday morning week',
.at ton-: lurry o'clock, "there will
be a tfmnk-tgiving service held
at the Methodist church. Preach
ing In 0. F. Wimberly, of Midi
souville, singing by sortie of the
best singers in town. Everybody
invited to come. Every member
of the' Methodist church is espec
ially urged' to bo. "present, and
bring aif offering of corn, pota
tqes or moppy or.' anything flint
can be turned into money, which
will-be Bent-to the orphans home.
The giris of the Home Mission
Society, will give an entertain
ment at the church in the eve
ning at seven thirty.
The bang, bang, of the bird
hunterB are heard now, but
birdB are scarce this season.
.Nebo will have good roads thro
town this winter, -aB slack and
cinders were being hauldd from
themiines every day la6t week.
Opossum College (or Claude
(Porter's) school .boys played
3Nebo school at ball game Friday,
the scores being 21 to 19 in favor
of the college boyB, of course a
6crap was the result', at the close
of the game, ho blood was shed
thuogh. . ,
:ftlrs. Chas. Webb Entertains'
One of the most enjoyable events
of the season, was the tea given last
iFriday evening, by Mrs. Chas Webb
at her cozy home on R. R. Street in
honor of her charming niece, MIsb
iLelaiCole, from Nashville, who has
proven quite a favorite in the Social
Het. The parlor waB very artisti
cally decorated in potted plants and
cutiflowers. Thev enjoyed numer
ous games, contests and music, after
which a delicious salad course was
served. Those present were: Misses
Lela ColOf Connie Fenwiok, Mary
Parker, Charlie Davi6, Margaret
Dudley, Mary .Martin, Ida Martin,
Wilma Thomas, (Madisonville) Gol-
die Chandler, Ida liee Bisk and
Meewfl Hobart Browning, (Madison
ville) David Dudley, Paul Pllklnton
Ooode, Thos. Stokes, Oivens Fa
gate and Jewel We.bb.
A v.ery enjoyable tea was given
last Friday afternoon by Mrs. CbaB,
Webb, at her home on R- R. Street.
Her home was prettily decorated in
fernB and cut flowers. Those pres
ent enjoyed a Very unique contest
which caused several hearty laughB.
A delightful salad course was ser
ved. Mrs. Webb always proves a
charming hostess to both old and
young. Those present were: Mes
dames Ott Powers, Elmer Witber
spoon, O. P. Webb, R. E. Ashbv, W.
E, Martin, Kate Withers, T. Allen
Smith Bob Brown, Jno. Brown, C.
W. Webb, M. A. Deshon, W, A.
Grant and Arnold.
Bud Kell, of Madisonville made, a
business trip to Earhngton Tuesday,
Tickets now on Bale at News Stand
for "Two Merry TrampB" gt dure
before -they ase. all gene.
In His New Charge As Pastor Of Chris;
tian Church At San Dimas Cat.
Following iB from Sur. "Dunns
"Press." LastM mduy mui't the
members of the Sin DiniatOhri-'
tian Church and others authored
at the magnificent new church
building, and withsnii!:, sp-eciien
and hearty handshakes i:avs to
Rev. S. M. Bernard, the new
pastor, aud his wife a most Warm,
and enthusiastic welsome. A
short program was followed
which included some rousing
singing led by that prince of
choir leaders, Prof. B L Bnr
ditt. The opening praver was
made by Elder Newcomb and
was followed by an address of
welcome by Rev. S. M. McGee,
of the San Dimas Methodist.
In reply to all Dr. Bernard
sprke feelingly of the welcome
extended to himself and wife,
aud pledged his best efforts to
, ,
carry out the church's program;
of expausion and also to -assist
in all material work for the com
rnn nicy's welfare.
A ttiale.choruos sang the
tor's and his wife's
soniis, after which the evening
was spent in social intercourse
and m gettitig more intimately
acquainted with the new pastor
aud his wife. Lighc refresh
ments were served by the ladies
of the church. Every one pre
sent united in pronouncing the
evening an .unqualified success
and an excellent forerunner of
the evaugehstic meotings which)
are just beginning, '" "
Leslie Boyd and Miss Florenoe
Reed, both of this place greatly
surprised their mauy friends
when thev left Saturday for
Springfield, Tenn., where they
ware married. Miss Read is a
siBterof Jack Reed and has made
her home with her brother for
some months past and is a very
attractive and popular young
lady. The groom is au indus
trious and worthy young man
well Ikuown in this, his home
town for his manv good qualities.
The marriage was the culmina
tion of a short courtship No
one but the immediate family
knew of their intentions. Their
many friends wish them much
prosperity, '
J. T. Coleman Jnjured at rtopkinsville.
Mr, J. T. Coleman ot this place
who has been on the work train
at HopkitiBville for some time
met with a serious accident at
that place Saturday when he was
jerked from the top of a car fall
ing, striking his head against the
rail, crushed hie skull and other
injuries reudering him uncon
scious. The accident would
likelv have proved fatal if his
jacket had not caught on the
truck and held his body from
under the wheels. His condi
tion is critical but hopes are en
tertained for his recovery.
LATER Mr. Coleman is get.
ting along-nicely and his condi
tion is not so serious as was first
Sturgis Home Of Aged Minister.
At the closing session of the
Kentucky Baptists' Association
held in Madisonville last week,
a gift.of the $50,000 property of
the Ohio Yalley Institute at
Sturgis to the Ministers' Aid
Society was made, and it will be
codverted into a home for old
.ministers. The association, after
voting Lexington as the; next
meeting pl$ca over ..Newport,,
closed at noon one of the ,b'est
church gatherings, ever held' in
'Round The Roundhouse
(By R. R. Rita)
What day db we all like be6t?
Pay day.
What day means more thau all
the rest?'".
Pay Jay.
What day draws men from far
and near?
Makes them forget their inward
fear, ; . .
Thinking orily of those that are
so dear.
i Pay day.
.What day lafcts all day and all
;;' Pay day.
IWhal; dav puts wolf at door of
flujhf.?v .
Pay day.
. What da renews. the olothes you
And .-brings. voiirt'w.ife sohie&neyfi
j, false hair,- s.W ffflT
Wjiile you sjfou,the,.uew bought
char. -jj&
f i
mr .j '.:.
mtti i r.rzy-.-r r . ., , ,
?vvnat(iny atr -you spay on your
bill? ia :
i ' Pavday.i'
iirt.. . .1 Jj-i'- n. l.:-i1.
Xi iiat uay .unices, mu iiit'runuuub
cash drawer fill? .
Pay dav.
Mhat makes, them . tell you it's
for fun, " '
That thoy send out a monthly
duu, j ' , - .,
nd it takes it to make thebusi-
iv noRS rnn."'
Pay day.
hat ,day iuterests your little
jwifeY.V-". - -- ' wA.4iri
Pay day.
Whatmakes yjou satisfied with
'Jy Pay day.
What day makes you willing to
. stand
And watch the butcher smile so
As with you meat he weighs his
Payday. ,
It onlv took me two weeks to
compose the above, sentimental
little ditty.
Monday evening I was stand
ing near the end of the pay-car
talking to some other "rough
necks" when a fellow came run
ning from toward the,depot,at
full speed. He was a traveling
mau, and when he reached where
the crowd had assembled, per
spiratiou was tickling dowu his
face like tears down the cheek of,
a bereaved crocodile. He asked
one of the General Foreman's
clerks if someohe was hurt. The
clerk said, "not yet. They will
not see their creditors until to
night." He caught ic and beat
it back to town.
Engineer P. W. Tuck has been
off sick a few days.
Brakeman Tom Coleman was
injured while switching at La-
itham last Saturday night. He
was bruised up pretty baby but
is doing nicely
Engineer F. P. Giannini is
still, off on account of sickness.
Fireman L. W. Vaughan was
in Nashville, Madisonville and
other points last Friday. He
was in company with F. P. Gian
nini,. jr. While in' Madison
ville, of course they saw the
Enginoer H. L. Smith ib off
Fireman S. G. ElliBon is off on
a, leave of absence.
Engineer- Elmo - Shaver, of
ForoBville, was in town Monday.
Fireman Noah " Clark was in
Evansville Sunday.
Boilermaker W. . Lavender
was in Guthrie Sunday.
Walter Daves went out. "bird
ing" last w'-k. It is reported
he slaughtered eight. (We meau
'bards.") s
I have been confused about a
little Incident which occured
Sunday morning. I saw the
.wrecker being handled bv the
switch engine and asked the cal
ler where the wreckvwas and he
said he didn't know anything
about, it except it was called for
once to go to Pembroke.
Piugree S laver is still layiug
off On account sickness.
W. A Hardy and MBosco"
Shaver were in Madieonville Fri
day night
Engineer Flaming, ofHopkiuE
yille. is'working on the Switch
engine at this place, for a few
days. '
.Engineers R. T- Ooggin aud G
DaHampton were- inv Nashville
Sunday. " :J.,
Fireman J. Eyaaught;was iu
EvansviiieSundayi '
Judging from the'actioua of
some men, they jiist work for the
money there is fnr'it. "'
The paycar was here,. .Monday
night. . ",,' ,
, . " . " i, ..
If the wind wh' angry, : l would
the.atmosphere? .
Bargains in Ladies & Misse"
Barnes, Cowand & Co.
Mr. andlM'rs..JakVMqEuen, Miss
Ruth MoEuen and Dr. Barton
McEueh,viBted,.Mrs. Rex MoEuen
Sunday. ' " f "
!ts''Kentucky Corn' Show';" " '
Preliminary announcements
have been issued for the third
annual exhibition of the Ken
tucky Com Growers' Associa
tion. The Corn show will be
held at the College of Agricul
ture, Lexington, from January
7 to 10 , in connection with
Farmers' Week at the State Uni
versity. In addition to the premiums
for cornr prizes are to be award
ed for oats, soy beans and cow
peas. Tobacco may be included
,if the growers manifested suffici
ent interest. All entries must
be of products grown during ,the
year 1912, and the listB will close
on Saturday, January 4.
Kentucky haB had good crops
this year, and it is believed ths
corn show will be the best ever
held iu the State, Nmeron.6
exhibits from the boys' corn
clubs will be included, aud as
the boys have had a more favor
able season than they had last
year for their agricultural opera
tions they should be able to show
somo surprising results. The
county corn shows will bo heard
from in the course of a few
weeks, aud the clubs may be ex
pected to give a good account of
themselves. There are more
clubs this year and more boys
interested in the competition.
Their activities are of incalcua
ble values as an incentive to big
ger and better production of
Kentucky's leading agricultural
This years corn show undoubt
edly will be a great success if the
corn growers elect to make it so.
n.. 4i .
joy rneir earnest co-operation
their annua! exhibition cau be
made an abiding influence for
more intelligent farming aud for
more renumerative production.
There could be no better medloino
than Chamberlains Cough remedy.
M!y: children were all sick with
whfapnlng cough. One of tht,ra was
in bed, had a high, fever aud was
COUjpfaltlKUn blood. Olirdnnnrivi
them.Chemberlaln'B Cough Remedy
and the first dose eased thdm. and
three bottle. eured them," sayaMra.
8; 4 Donaldwrn- of Lexington,
MtRi; For sale by all Dealers,
A California Woman Who Built a Horn !
and Support Herself on $10 a Week
Reducing the cost of living is
a problem I hat has everybody
"by the enn-" as it .were. To
own one's own house and to have
even the ouiwurd semblance of
prosperity iVdeuied most people.
But cheer upthere ik hope at
least. Here is n California wo
man who bought, a' lot, built a
house and uu.iiitained herself ou
$10 a wffk. Sim itll bow she
dm it in the PICTORIAL RE
VIEW for December, as follows,:
1 bought a Jot for five hundred
dollars ten dollars down and
five dollars s month. My re
maining capital was $100, and I
bought enough lumberjto build a
shell ou the rear of. fiiy lot. I
moved in with u trunk, table and
chair, a few dishes, trying pan
and teakettle, a. covered cooJctng-,
dish, wash dish abd difeli' pan-'
all bough t-at the ten ceut store.'
A broom,' u cheap lamp 'and a
oue burner oil stovo completed
my outfit. -' ';
'. Never shall I forgot my iride
when I.hud gas installed for light
ing aud cooking, my monthly bill
being from- sixteen to twenty
four cents. I Sought a little gas
plate for fifty cents, a little oven
for a dollar, a galvauizsd tub for
s,eveuty-five cents and a "plunr
ger" for seventy-five cents, and
my cooking and laundry equip
ment8eenied perfect. M'heeffecT
tive powd.ers and .soaps reduced
ray laundry bill to a trifle. I
bought two flat irons with a pat
ent handle and iuvariably cook
ed all fO,rJ'dsVequinhg time oftlnt
iron when ironing, which .con
served the heat amazingly.
In summer I pack ''greens" in
a jar, salt each layer aud cover
and weight each jar with a stone.
It will be in perfect condition
for winter use after being thor
oughly washed. I take my lunch
eon, geuerally sandwiches, a lit
tle pot of jelly, and many little
dainties not possible to any one
who does not have a home table,
to my place of business.
I bought-a good brush with a
pot of paint, and whenever I
could manage it, painted my in
terior woodwork and gradually
the outside of the house, so it
was very presentable.
With ten. dollars a week, I
have, been decently clad, well-fed-have'bought
a desirable lot and
huit a home,
Mrs; John Long Erilerialtwf
On Friday evening Mrs. JoWliV
Long invited to her home on Clark
Street, a number of her friends to
tea. Eaoh were requosted to brfng
a dime which collection went to the
Christian Church, Thesn teas have
been very popular and profitable for
sometlmo past but this fs the largest
in number present that has been-,
given, being over fifty members and
friends of the Christian Church
present. An abundant amount ot
amusements were furnished and
everybody was well entertained, re
freshments were served which ad
ded greatly to tho evening. Mrs.
Long in bur usual artistic manner
had everything in order for the con
venience of her guesta, making the
entire evening a success socially as
well as financially.
Real Estate Transactions
Mrs. Marion Sisk has purchas
ed from James R. Ratm. r,h
property on the corner of Main
St. and MoEuen Ave. Consider
ation not known. Mrs. Sisk ex
pects to improve this property
and in the Spiing will make thia
her home.
Mrs. Bessie Tanner has bought;
from JaraQs R.Rhs1ij ahouseand
lot on South Main Street. Mrs.
Tanner has beeu away from Ear- '
lington for sometime and has re
turned to make tliVs her home,
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