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Digital page images are linked to the text file. tf THE ADAM COUNTY NEWSV0LUB2E 7 OOLUMBIA ADAIR OOHNTI KENTUOKY WEDNESDAY JANUARY 13 1904 NUMBER 9 POST OFFICE DIREOTORY J1I BU8SELL POSTMASTER POSTHASTBJLYHT BAKER DEPUTY Office hours week days 700 a m to p mt COURT DIBECTOBX OUcnnrOonfcT Three se ilont a yearThird- aandaytnlannarythiFd Monday In May sad of Jlrcult Judge HC BakerInCjmjnonweiUb sAttornoyAA MUierhSheriffF W Circuit Olerlt J Neat First Monday In eaonaentk JudgeT A MurrelU County JaiOttnettJr SIJ r T R 1lt1tjallerJK PConorer AseeeaorE W Burton in 3nrrayor R T McOaffree 5chooI8uptW JonelIIOoronerO MBnae11 ItT OoTOTRepUarcourt aocona Monday la of each month JudeeT HontlomrJtlAttorney Cordon HarahalGTF1owersQ CHURCH DIRECTORY PJlE88YTBRIANI BnHMTiiiB TMTReT W C pMtor Services second rnd fourth 8na4rs In each month Bnnd y ohoolat9 a 7iabbath Prayer meeting very Wednwday laalghtMETUODI- BTnnagaVILLaBTasITAevFELewlspae tor Serrtee land Sundays In each Loath aundaytchool eTery SabbathatPamlra7srm- eetfng Thursday night r BAPTISTtBTMBT Bar JP Berngit pastor First and third 8undaifaeaehmouth- Sandayachool even Sabbath LIB Praytr meeting Tuesday night OHEIBTIAK CAVrBBMiVIlXB Pigl Eld W K Axblll to Pastor Berrtce Second and Fourth BniAays in each month Snndayfchoel every nab bath atP3Oam Prayer meeting wdaI ntebtcLODGES r MASONIC CoLVKBULooaBNoM Fand sM1Pega Ur meeting In their ball over bank on Prig etch onthKWACoffeyWM W D Jones Secretary B A No7UVrlday night atterfuU moon Hor ce Jeffrie H P a W W Secre- taryWilinoro Hotel t W M WILMORE PropIis Gradyville Kentucky I t is no better place to TIIERE IltoJII8 at the aboved named rskla88IIJ r w mtIIYSinBusinealWe have started over three thousandj boys in various parts of the in a profitable business on their own account We want a boy to represent The Saturday J Evening PostIn every town The work can be doneI after school hours and on Saturdays It isIpleasant as well as profitable The mug zincs are sold among neighbors anaN friend in offices stores as well as in homes r No Money Required to Begin The first weeks supply is sent free Thtse are sold at five cents a copy and provid- the money to order the following week at wholesale prices 22500 IN EXTRA wilt dlttiibaUl taeu bays Mt Our PBae booklet gives portraits of or our most successful orgents and their methods The Curtis Publishing iGiArch Stnet- Phlltdtlphia YETINERY SURGBON Flstulo PollCvll splints sptfvloor any fitfrgfcaiwark ddne at fair prices ittn ii eatobke late tif ttock I piBDRiimS1DibBtCataaiba J iNYNa tiatit ii J i 1 k t y THE PASSING LONQSTREET A great soldier In the ripeness of yearspetenduring to the taut breath panes of tbe wounds of four cade P ago but ha fallen upon earths final sleep In tbe days of his earlier soldiership sad then In the Btennous years of one the worlds most tragic wars where ills genius lifted him to tbe next best rank of Generalship General James Longstreet was a conspicuous figure and always a tome to be reckon ed with The guest sad justest mill r critic of America and Europe ave pronounced him a commander whom were combined those abilities f Initiative strategy and persistent darts that mike the historic general any age or people While to others who were concerned tbe great campaigns and battles of he was a dlstingnished factor there may have appeared in his sots Rome incidents for criticism yet to bla Immediate offloers and men he was lr tbe Ideal soldier and the peerless commander But in tbe presence of his shrouded frame in the revised memories of his loyalty and his hero m and In the knowledge that tbe seeming errors of men In pivltal crisis are often tbe misunderstood interfer ences of tbe Supreme Baler Jndjf mentA ceases and reverence gratitude and honor form the threnody at the The war record of General Long street will always remain a theme of laudation by the sons of southeners For the reward of It thousands refused sanction tbe rebukes his subsequent career sometimes gendered among hiss Who that witnessed It an forget the embrace given Long street by exPresident Davis herein Atlanta and the tremeidoas ovation that greeted the old heroin his veteran stop uniform as be Joined in the dap made in honor of bra disfran chised chief Gen Longstreets taking of office President Grant has alwaysbeen misunderstood transaction It was not a surrender of bis southern sentl manta or an act of disloyalty to the southern people At the time when General Grass feeling the Impulse of former oomradnhlp tenderded an office its eniulumentato General Lung whose fortunes were in eroththe old soldier refused to con idet acceptance of the office until urIto it by old later fellowsoldiers Orleans including Generals Hood Beauregarfl Raps Ogden and even Qtrson Davis himself He accepted it in the belief that it was duty take any occasion for public service that otherwise would be held in the bands of alien carpetbaggers haters of the southern people But the occasion was to soon the passions of tbe people yet too inflamed With out full knowledge of the inwardness of his conduct the people whom h loved heaped upon him a penetrating corn and livid coals of indignatoln He was to brave to complain too con nlderate to expose his advisers and his beroiun was never more chivalrous than the long patience with which until now be has endured the mis judgments his southern fellowmen But these things are naught now to tbe flown spirit Hereafter truth will take bold Upon tbe pen of history and revive much that has been mlswiUteo o of this great son of the south His stainless integrity his devotion to tbe cause of his militant people his comparable bravery in battle his perb generalship on campaign and his later chivalry in the calm conduct of ree main as wholesome memories of a worldaoclalmed southern herod t Unta Constitution BL19 W L Moran or WhUewrlghTTex x Is visiting friends and relatives atth Blanche Stotts entertained quite a number of her friends atofMonday On Honda at tbe people were entertainedby Writ i Morrlsson Mr Eugene Nell of Gradyvllle visited at this place gunday Mr Silas Cain and family left B for Oregon where they will make their future home Their many friends QtettoSeehemaeTst t L PKoraoQf1utkavnle is visit inltstitbirjlsae fu I1lrPEta r J rl a dl d b lfle 19tbti 6f l ct tlsr 1903 itt ie t tii t jtL i an illness of about three weeks She was born in Adair countv Ky Septem ber 10th 1835 She was married to II Bridgewater May 9 1863 and was tbe mother of ten children sueD children and her husband sura vlve her four sons and three daught ers Two sons are living in Louisville Ky one in Indian Territory one in Green county Ky and tbree daught couereallButler and two single daughters who live with their father all of whom were at their mothers bedside when tbe sod came except the son iu the Indian Territory Mrs Brldijewaters maiden name was Bailey a grand daughter of Squire Jas Paiceandon ly child of S W Bailey who died her infancy She was baptized an Joined the Christian church at tbe early age of fourteen of which sbev was a constant and consistent member up to her death She was a kind mother and affectionate wife 2tablepromises to the utmost of her power- rver ready to administer to tbe and needy in her reach When no convenient for her to go to church sh most af the in itsherno enimtes She will not only be missed by her family but by tbe community at large In which she lived- CAJIPBELLSVILLE B paOnult Mr E L Green of this placee was stricken with paralysis while sit ting in a chair at his residence on seeI ond street He lingered in an unconscious condition until Saturday night when death came to his relief His age was 73 He was burled at the Campbellsvilte cemetery on Sunday IB afternoon His funeral was held at bis residence His quiet disposition and manners endeared him to many war friends and ills death is generally def plated His bedside was numerous attended Tbe symptbies of numerous friends and acquaintances goese out to his stricken consort wltb who be lived happily for many years Among these Is found the writer this noticeIeditor and proprietor of Tbe TI Weit Journal met with a painful but no serious accident while walking in a dark room he slipped and fell striking on his face His nose was broken andS be received other bodily injuries His friends will be glad to learn that be is seriot0na c ionsequences convenedd on Patteson is presiding with his usu Suavitor in modo fertiler in reu while Mr RL Durham the newly elected Commonwealths Attorney is making ethelaW breakers wish they had never been ushered in this vale of tears MISS LOU TODD hEAD Miss Lou Todd one of the oldest r idents of our county died at her borne the old Matthew Wilson place fourI miles north of Florence on Thursday morning last at the advanced age of 86 years The interment took place the Florence cemetery after religio lIervlcecoaducted by Rev E D Mc DougalL Miss Todd was born In Kentucky and was a kinswoman of tbe wife of President Lincoln a second conin is said In early life she moved Florence with her brother Dr Levi Todd and two sisters and was a resi dent of this county for 00 or 70 year One sister survives her who lives Kentucky aged over 00 years Hiss Todd held a life interest in place where she lived so Idngy which sow passes into the bands of other feheirsFlerance Alabama HeYald With simple ceremony qeo B H Clellan vas inducted into the office Mayor of New York succeeding thvawould be no step backward during administration A Ore visited Mt Sterling destro atthe operator bouse block entailing a lo OfJll35000 Jo WBarnes a prom inent citizen and Frank White col VreVwere killed byafaliflngwall wtUle fighting the lames f LIBERTY vYpunf JlBhould bear in feiOff lilt this ia leap year and it dilater 1 din Jfl Dgi t Li J t i f lili i they expect to take advantage of their plans Mr Gribb Brown our leading merchant made a trip to Indiana last week His sister Miss Dall Anna Sharp will accompany him home Miss Hannah MoTntohh Md disbars has been visiting her sin Mrs Lizzie Brownpr Miss Lillie Moore who has been visiting at Stanford has returned homeMisses Emma and Auna Belden gave the young folks a social last Week All report a nice time W H Wilkinson one of our inda ago in a critical condition Charlie Phillips has been inI Louisville the peat week GOVERNOR TO THE LEGISLATURE kGov Beckhams message to the retcomemendation Its patriotic spirit dominating desire that the workof the Legislature shall beI directed solely for the beat ests of the State its freedom fro partisan narrowness and its ob liviousness of all things that could revive even a suggestion of the ssions which so recently inflam our people must command theI hearty approval of all Kentuok Moreover the message is further praiseworthy that it is the expression of a man who knows what ho wishes to say and says He does not try the patience of his auditors by saying in two words what can be better said iu ouenor does he confuse or irritate halfconmwhich may be interpreted nothingymay or but one does not misunder emThe keynote of the message is butt evnry D mocratUThtt couditmu of affaire in the Commonwealth e says his such as to demon thett iu needed can be easily disposed of in the usual length of your ses If the Assembly makes its reo ord duly impressed with thi truth realizing that it is fully as important to prevent bad legiel tion aa to enact good its service to the State will be practical and alBIgA61 Having thus enjoined little leg xalatiou the Governor follows with the suggestion of his ideas as to what that legislation should embrace With proper gratification in the eaxcellent fiuauoial condition of the State he urges its mainten oases by prudence and economy He advises additional capacity in the asylums of the State 1He repeats his recommendation- that the management of the char liable institutions be placed in the hands of a State board three members who shall give their entire time to the work ttohee State Reformatory for youths Lexington Hfi presses the passage of a b fixing maximum prices for sohco Sttheat e uniformity in the texts He asks a substantial iuoreaBeI in the school fund in order that Ithe school term may be extended from five to six or seven monthss He would have the Legislature de thehisand Mechanical College of Lexington dHethink8 the Normal and lu duatrial luidtitute for colored peo pie deserving of any additional help it may need throwing a few practical observations to the neg roes on their power to solve the rfo called rats ptomblem ifHe aVdri an amindnimit to J J NQdftt tIf dri je8 4i Ra ti to pay onehalf the allowance fur the support of their pauper idiots He suggests the wisdom of legislation changing the practice as to the cost of criminal prosecu tions He renews his recommendatIon- for new Capitol buildings He recognizes the wisdom of oper representation by the State at the Louisiana Purchase Exposition He has a deserved encomium for the State militia and requests the Legislature to take necessary action in order to enable the militia to secure the advantages of the admirable new Federal law on this subject He approves the good work of the State Board of Health and hopes the Assembly will wherev er possible and it is possible almost everywhere increase its effi ciency He expresses satisfaction in tbe peaceful conditions now prevailing in Breathit county and coun sels the Legislature to pass a law holding to penal accountability the yellow newspaper fakers inm tucky although he fails to remind the Legislature that it might gopafter much bigger game than vermin if it would reach the root of the evil in snob regions as Breathitt county CourierJ mr nal BORN IN OHIO Emily Brown who was tbe Empress of Korea was tbe daughter rata Pres bytprlan missionary hailing from thee northern part of Ohio She was but a mere girl when she went with her father to the Hermit Kingdom and grew up gracefully in that strange land Rev Mr Brown met the Emperor and the latter In turn became acquain ted with the preachers lovely daught r Infatuation followed and a prop coffins was made that Miss Brown should enter the royal household an a favorite This offer as might be In tarred was rejected Tbe Emperor an ardent wooer and keptup a siege It was finally agreed that tbe union should be effected with the un derstandljg that Miss Brown should go through a marriage ceremony and that It she bore her royal spouse a son CrownePrince andaMiss Brown after her marriage was recognized as first in his household with the title of Empress But little is known of the antecedents of Rev Brown other than ills early life He resided in this state and was a mem her of the conference in tbe northern part Last year it was said that Prince Ye who was a scholar at Delaware University had been sent to this conn try to avoid trouble He was It is said the real heir to the throne but the marriage with Miss Brown and tbe birth of an heir put his nose out of joint so to speak When approached on the subject Prince Ye refused to discuss it and gave the impression that it was not true Eoquirer ofThe heavy criminal docket of tbe Court of Appeal for January will occu py Attorney General Hays to such an extent that he will not be able to apt pear before the higher court in tbe ar gument of the Jim Howard tbe Jet White and the Caleb Powers c r 1whlcb are set for January He has so Gov Beckbam In con se quence Judge Ben G Williams of the Frankfurt bar who has been with the prosecution in the Gt ebel murder eases nlll argue the Howard case Commonwealths Attorney A F Byrd of Wolfe who prosecuted Jett and White in the lower court will argue thescases Tbe Governor will name an attorney to appear for the Corn monwealth in the argument of the IPowers case Lieut Governor Bill Taorne wis made very happy last week while fill IIDIlthe Executive chairdurlnj the ab sears of the Governor He inade no mistakes and didnt great a single pardon although abundant opportuni ty was afforded It wall the fWl a whichthetrit f f Yl F f1rrt r f ADAIRCOONTY NEWS Expects to do more print g in 1904 than any year during the history of the pa er In a few weeks we will be in our new quarters W have purchased new TYPE new POWER PRESSwhich will be propelled by an engine hence work will be turn d out rapidly IF YOU WANT Envelopes Statements Bill Heads Letter Heads Large Posters Small Posters BLANKS OF ANY KIND Send in your order and it will be given prompt attention We make a specialty of doing BANK WORK and keep the correct material for such institutions Our Subscription list s gradually growing and we in mardk in a very short time Dont forget that we club with all the leading Daily Papers Address Adair I H i ty Newst Columbia Ky NEGRO ANACCIDENT John Temple Graves of Georgia de livered an address on The Problem of the Races before the fortyelghtb convocation of tbe University of Chi cago He sild in part Separation of the races is the way tbe only way If God Hath made of one blood all the nations of the earth He hath also established unto them the metes and bounds of their habitation De did not intend that opposite and antagonistic races should live together The ire judlce of race is a pointing nf Providence and the antauouLsm of peoples Is the fixed p llcy by which Good peoples theaurer OJt portions of tbe universe and es tabllsbes the individuality of tbe nations The act that brought these people together on this continent was a sin of greed an iniquity of trade and tbi sorrow and suffering of the- preseotls for the sin of the pasta sin against nature and a sin against God The curse can be lifted only when nature vindicated and God Is obeyed The problem will be solved ouly when the negro is restored to the bounds of his habitation It is neither impossible nor practIcable Tim elements are willing aid the way Ism reach This is not a osty or luipi sihiiitles Tbe hand of the Almighty is tiiadtly opening the way lolL may be that the island of the sea wen placed IP Providence lu our keep probCm TueSiuih is ieliner cruel or uni patriotic aon for Iforln knows It heN rib neither immovable nor viduictive and ibt South knows It It either of u mistaken aud if both ut us are m undtrstoua we are yet one pe pe and we uiu meet upon the plane of our brotberbuod and our des fay hI appeal fur Caucasinn unity I appeal for the imperial destiny of our rniifbiy racK Tills isour country We made tL We moulded it We control it and we always will We have done things we have mighty things to do yet The negro is an accident an unu willi nil a banihes but an unwbole s mf iinwiici We belpmss unarslmll a p1wral m our civilizitton He Sri friiis r tetra la the destroy wuicti Ue perp exes and beclouds Lt put dim kindly and humanely out of the way Let us give him a butter chance than he has ever had in tJltory and let us have done with him Let us solve his problem frankly fear 1ssly nobly and speedily Letuspu ifv our pOlitIC ur the perplexity Let us liberate the South to vote and to thluk lihe tree men upon the mighty issues of the times BELLS HOTEL Lebanon Kg FranK Dell Pronrtetor 0a Ldwlnm ip rd ideas xcei tent Htitnim n ratS Vtry reasons til Tnl i air aid adjoining t toltip i tX xfE Rla FOUR I INDIANAPOLIS Li to IPEORIA GO IrVELAXD BUFFALO II NEW Bo YORKi d Points EaBt dtia 11 obrfnily fur tt1atBigIAvaor write to SJ Gates GUI AIl Passgr Dtpart- S m nt Lmihville Ky 3533 M DSTO NE nave u Excellent MAD STONE which has been tried In atuutone hundred cases hydrophobia and snake Dltcs with Rood results I lan cite o to wane of the issue Vriteorca 7nme till KNUX XT A qIiWORTEt Fv IBSWi n R THH AllAIR COUNrY NH 11 Published Every Wednesday BY THE 4dair ounty News o IINCORPORATED CHAR S nARm Editor nemocmt a newlpaper devoted to tbetnter cite of the city or Columbia and the people e Adair and adjacent counties JCntered at the Columbia Postofficeaesecon- oiae d maii matt- erWEDNESDAY 13 1904 ExGov John Young Brow died last Monday morning at hill late home in Henderson Ken tucky Smallpox in Hart county pr vented the holding of circuit eonrtd which was to have last Monday Miss Ruth Cleveland the uldea daughter of exPresident Grover Cleveland died at Princeton N Jlast week A new National Bank will OpAl at Middlesboro with a capital of 50000 R C Ford will bH tho President and W O Steel cashier According to Chief JustIce Fuller citizens of Porto Rico are not aluUJs and that they are entitled to outer this country without ob strnotion Jim Howurds case was argurtd before the Court of Appeals last r weekand submitted The Caleb Powers case will be argured thN 17thof March The joint DemocratIc Caucus at Frankfort last Wednesday night nominated Geo V Green for Pris on CommissIOner and MISS Pau line Hardin for State LiSrarian W H Taft the present Govern or of the Philippines has been nominated by the President as Secretary of War L E Wright of Tennessee was named to suc ceed Gov Taft In the Islands Dr W C Black of Barbour ville was selected by the Repuhli can caucus for Speaker of tb Kentucky House It is au emit honor but a compliment to ti young man Have you noticed that there ur more wrecks upon railrmds abou Christmas time than any other time during a year Has it ever occurred to you that John Burly Corn mIght have something to do in causing them The CourierJourual slecial orates enthusiasm all along the route It is a great enterprise and will ho the means of iucrea ing the circulation ot that great paper and besides it gives paSlIel- lgers an opportunity make quick trips to and from Louisville Hon Eli H Brown uf NI county was elected Speaker of c Kentucky House of RepreutltivH on the first ballot He was the candidate of the AdmiuiRtratin indicating that Gov Bokhlill will be before the Legislature tWI years hence for U S Senator Mr D C Edwards and Cot Eel Parker both of London Kywere at McKee McGoffin county lastt week and presented their claims for the Republican nomination for Congress in this district They became very angry and the lip was passed and would have fought had hot the sheriff threatened to arrest them for breach of the peace The burning of the Iroquois has started au inspection of all the large theaters throughout the country Many have been closed by order of Mayors and will not be tpened until all necessary repairs are put in for escape in case of fire The number of persons burned to death in the Chicago fire sow reach 5DO No fairminded man can read Governor Beck ams message and say that it is not an able docu menteHe knows the needs of the State and in clear and forcible language he advises the solons now to bring about the nfcessary relief When you take into con siderationthat a few years ag he was aH humble teacher Nesou- aouuty and at this time ltrs than J j IT 87 years of age and has bee sworn in three different times as Governor of Kentucky you neces sarily conclude that he is a man of understanding and a favorit- son of the Commonwealth That Governor Beckham has Senatorial aspirations no one who reads the papers can doubt though no word from hIm has come upon the subs ject He is popular wIth the pres out Legislature and before the end of the term all his arraingementll will be perfected for entering the contest The present announced candidates are Hon J O S Blackburn who will ask to be re turned and Hon Dave Smith Congressman from the Fourth dis fightnrace will be watched with the greatest interest Former UnIted States Senator Henry W Blair of New Hamp shire in an interview on the Pan ama canal question saidIIWe must have a mighty army and navy fr we have entered on a course consplcuuus and controlling as that of the Roman empire I would like to go on record with the prophecy that this canal and Its maintenance and defense after It is opened to the commerce of the world wIll cost the United States government 1000000600 und I think that the wars developed after It IS completed will cent ter about this spot and will dam age the commerce of the world pe cUniarily more than have all the wars of the world in modern times The Postoffice Department has recently learned that the practice of persons and firms sending their mail matter out of the jurisdiction uf the postoffice where such mat ter should properly be mailed for deposIt in same other office with the intention of increasing the compensation of the postmaster is increasing to an extent which calls fur a general order It is not proper for a postmaster to claim compensation on such diverted mail matter and claims for credit on cancellations of postal stamps affixed to matter whIch is wrong fully diverted to the postoffices of the fourth class for mailing will be disallowed At the request on the signed pe tltion of prominent breeders StateI Auditor Gus G Coulter IS preparI lug a bill to be presented to theI Legislature fixing the stud fee of Very stallion ut fifty dollars 11I eeuse per year The law now In turce requires a breeder to pay a license for his stallion whatever the service fee is and the tax is unusually heavy on the owners norsts that command fee of 250 tlr 300 The idea is to fix the tel at a sum which will be no hard u arrder to pay nu mat ht r hS h run dues s 11 Itl tu tlesi hut A hurl tteluH1 iu cot uu o tb the NH York cud New Or unB marltetH cawed byt hf hreuteued war iu the Fur Eaar- 1heat bus also j mpedsevra tonits if war between Japan Bud HuBlu comes the indications art that the whole world will bo en volved France and Germany wit espouse the cause of Russia England and the United States Ja pan and the actIOn of these na tions will bring in many other countries If the conflict comes in the judgment of many of the nations most prominent men it will be the greatest war ever wag ed But little business has been done in the Kentucky Legislature up to this writing A number of bills have been introduced but it will be several days before there are signs of real work A bill to go back to the viva voce way of voting has been introduced and the author of it says it will pass both houses Amen Gen John B Gordon is dead at his winter home in Miama Fla- MILLLTOiVN n Mr Jay G Thomas is visiting his sister Mrs VIola Meshew at Barlow City Ky A pound party was given at Mr Jim Hatehers Friday evening A large crowd was present andall report a fine time Miss Lula Bumgarner vlsiterl frIends at Cane Valley last week JOPPA Mr Butler Bryant has beenquite sIck for Reveratdays Eld Leslie Bottoms has beeJa em loyed to prtfor the Shflohacli Ch- r this gear They have organized a prayer meeting to meet on Wednesday night Miss Pearl Neat ot Garland visited weekeAlvin Young opened school at Zion the 4th with a good attendance Mr L O Oabell ot Dunnville VIS ited here last week Mr Pascal Willis who has been In Missouri for several months came home on a visit accompanied by Mr Forest Powell who has been gone from this place twenty two years d CARD I herewith thank and extend my gratitude to aU my neighbors and friends who so kindly attended to my wife during her illness P H Brldgwater A drove ot geese passing through the square last Wednesday was the chief attraction ror several minutes Next week boys whose ways are dark with tricks vain will be hiding out The grand jury will be In session Wilmore Hotel W1I WILMORE Prop Uradyville Kentucky HERE Is no better place to stop than at the aboved named hotel Good sample rooms and a firstclass table Rates very reasonable Feed stable attached BELLS HOTEL hebanon Kg FranK Boll ronri6to- rop This hotel is located opposite the L N Depot and is a splendId place at which to stop Good meals excellent attention and the rates very reasona ble Trade of Adair and adjoining ountles solicit- edBOBBITT HOTfl LEBANON KYr J D BOBBITT SON Proprietors Railroad Street Within Fifty Yards of the Depot 01 Newly and neatly furnished clean beds Special accommodations for commercial men Rates reasonable Trade ot Adair and adjoining counties sicctf Uysolicit- edSUREOI1IVETINERY Fistulo Poll evil splints spavittor any surgical work done at fair prIceS r am fixed to take care ot stock- S D ORENSBAW mile from Columblaon Disappointment + Ci M WISEMAN SON + WELERS and OPTICIANS Dealers In DIamonds and Precious Stones 0ecial attention given to wcok11nd all ordersot goods in ourline132 West Market betveen 1st and 2nd Oposite Music LOUISVILLE SENTUCBY Eie BIG FOUR 4 The Best Line J toI1 And Michigan all points in Indinatt 1 I OLEVELANDI Information oheerfully fur nisJiedon application at Oity Ticket Office Big Four Route No 2694th Avaor write to sJ Gates r Gnl 4gt Passrgr Depart i went Louisville Ky iS iiia i i 8 1n I + It63G W MARKET Above 7th WU11t3VILLE HENTUCY Full line of Watches DIamonds Jewelry Spectacles and Clocks First class Watch and Jewelry repairing at reasonable prices SSEhh S I GS ot t10TEU J E HUMBLE PROP RusseII Springs leItuck9 t CTms Is ONE Ol BEST HOTELS IN SOUTHEASTERN KENTUCKY The Rooms are Large Well Furnished and the Table Supplied With the Best the Country Affords HEALTHCURiNG WATER LIVERY ATTACHED IFRRNK Kentucky stove Tinware Co DEALERS IN StovesRangesYood and Iron Mantels nottoIin ocoooudSettieo2- lnware Graniteware and Stove Fittings 705 1V Main St Louisville Kentucky IT PAYS TO GET THE BEST LOUISVILLE WOOD FIBER PLASTER Ready for use at HAll Seasons Not affected by frost or freezing weather Guaranteed to be the Best Plastering Material on the market Indorsed by aU architects Manufactured by Kentucky Wall Plaster Co1 IDe Brook and River Both Phones 2267 Louisville Ky 41 SCHWITB l Tllh1o 128 W Market St Opposite Music Hall LOUISVILLE Xy J111lmlfQJ IlDIOWE8VEE E KBRTUCBY CENTRALTY LOCATED Nost 524526 and 528 Wt Market Street Everything in Carpets Rugs LInoleum Mat ing9 Draperies Pictures and Frames Well equipped wholesale Depart ment in Wall Paper and Carpets r GROCERIES or Keep a Fresh and Complete Stock of Groceries Will Tell as Cheap as Any Man Country Produce Taken in Exchange for Goods Give Me a Part of Your Trade and Try My Values SOUTH SIDE OF PUBLIC SQUARE C A COY H BRE5Se ARBIB S DLES HAND MADE HARNESS sADDLES and Bridles are the Best I make and sell them I can furnish you anythingI in Siiddleryt Buggies and Farm Machine ry Can and see me J W JACKMAN COLUMBIA KENTUCKY PATTERSON HOTEL J7tMeST0WN KV I JrNobetterplaoe can be found than at the abovanam rote is new elegantly furnished and the table at all times enppliecTrgitb the best the market affords FoRd Stable in connection B P N f L r 1 NEW wL4VERY FIRM MASSIE CHEWNING COLUMBIA KY 0We have just purchased the livery stable from the late firm o- fStaples Robertson Co We propose to accommodate the public with firstclass rigs furnishing safe drivers It will be our aim to please our patrons and your trade is solicited Cxv 000 00000000 C J0- THE 1 1ARClJ1YI COLUMBIA KY HOTEL 9 i IS A BRICK BUILDING OF MODERN Architecture containing 35 new neat and well yen tilated rooms It is nicely furnished conveniently located and is the best hotel in Southern Kentucky Accommodations equal to the best city hotels Three good sample rooms for commercial men rQe e0 Dieeo A CAR LOAD of Farm Wagons Just Received Hardware Farm Implements Farm Wagons uggief and flames Saddles Bridles and Leather strop worK Field Seeds a Specialty Come see usand priceour goods Wm F JEFFRIES SON aLf OKENSDERF R PRICES Niagara h No b 3- 6No7 to Electric 3aF IGHT- Niaara i iba No5 e ibo No7 71bs Electric Path jTo know It Is toprofeiit Over 8oooo now in use 9 Call nr sendfor Cataloguea After S years hard usage and provemeDtll the Blickeusderfer Type writer Is conceded to be one or the hest must efficient and most durable standard machines on the market regardless or price It can be kept In per act working condition for as long a time as any other machine built at one tenth the cost Moore Brost 1301 FISt NtWt Washington D C GENERAL AGENTS for Maryland District or Columbia Virginia West Virginia Delaware and Kentucky r WOOD ON LEWIS JAS O LEWIS Ufood5o9 lewis Ei Bro r ARE NOWRECEIVING Four carloads of Buggies Surreys and other vehicles Four carloads of Wagons f9IQar19ads of Plows Oliver Chilled Plows Hillside Plows DoubleiShovel and Pony Plows Two carloads Disc Harrows Corn D ills Two carloads of Tw Horse Cultivators Tongue and BidingwCultivators OnHorse Cultivators TwoHorse Corn Planters 4 I rFERTILIZERTail car Toads of ertzlizer We will sell youFertil- izer at prices thilt will surprise you Write sfor Aces- and information Mention Adair County News when you write NUlt11EWJ BRO i runs llrg Ei Kentuckyt wErA THE 1ryjs Tr1 IY BOA ND IIAT- w I jY i0-TY ttAre Absolutely R3liaQ q the Correct Etyle f PERSONAL MENTION Mr red Myers is on the sick list Mr J H Goff Burksville was here Saturday Mr Rotlln Hurt was in Burksme last Sundaj W O Williams of Stanford was here Friday Mr i O McClIster has returned Krum Texas Mr Leslie Powell was quite sick the first of the week Mr Conrad Strange was In Barks villa last Monday Mr George McLean was In Camp bellsville Sunday Mr Sam Lewlsreturned tram Louts vUle last Thursday S W Stanton otRaMen Springs was here one day last week C C Hayes and V P Gllius Louis yUle were here last week Mr RL Tucker of Owensboro was In olumbia last week Lure Akin and J H Cht wotBursIYUle were In town one day last week Mr J P Beard and wife visited relatives Cane Valley last Sunday Mr Lee Smith ofBurksvliie pent several aaya of last week In Columbia Mr Jas Garnett Jr attended tbe Taylor circUit court a few days of last week Mr Ed Coffey ot Rollinghurg visa ed relatives In ColumbIa last Thur dayMiss Vlrgie McLean Is visiting rpla tines and friends In Oampbellsvllle this week Mrs Ellen Wheat and son Sam n Montpelier were visiting In Columbia i last Sunday Mrs C Wtlmore of Gradyvllle vis- Ited Mrs H A Walker several days of last week J J Robinson H E Baker and H F Fulks of CampbellsvlUet were here last FrIday Miss Lorena Pile after spendln two weeks In Logan county basre turned home Mr TIm Oonoer Moody Texas who vIsited In Adair county has rejturned b meIJo Coffey Jr who was taken Bud denly i11 last nhlht Is much better thlTuesdaJ morningIMr Luther Turner and family ot Montpelier visited the family of Mr T F Collins last week Mr F P Dohoney Mllltown wa In Columbia IastThnrsday to arrang- about sending his daughters to scboolI Mrs W H Wilson and children arc visiting t Russell Springs Mr WIl son accompanied them returnlnll Monday Misses Pearl and Bertha BreedlDgI returned home last FrIday from a very pleasant vIsit to relatives In Green countyIMr W H Walker who Iii the oldes- resident of Columbia and who wasI taken quite Rick several weeks ago has not yet tally recovered though he able to be about the house Mr J A Darnell who Is the Mayo of the city of Frankfort after spend- Ing a few days In Columbia ri turne Monday morning acCompanIed by hili wife who vIsited relatives here sever ifalweeks Mr M J Murrell who lives a few mtJestrom town was struck Inthe head wblle working with acorn crusher last Monday and recleved a very severe wound Mr George Fletcherwho was contractor In building the college anitd dormitory lefUor hIs bome In mhDrfield last Thursday morning acco panted by his wife and little dau ehter whohave been wIth for afew day Mr Fletchers deportment In place daring his stay for a half a ye ormore bas been that of a gentlem and hIs work has given entire satlsfa Lion He has made many frIends this place and In Adair county and eaves Columbia with many regret- Beforeleavinghe presented the collei with a bell and hopes that burin e will again call him to this piece th- he may hear It ring LOCAL JOTTtN6S Adair circuit court will open ne Monday Bead the advertisement of the Covery lumbla Roller Mill Farmers will soon be actively ed figring breaking corn ground Mr Cook Jones and family have moved from Columbia to Ga berry Mrs C M Russell will entertain her- man friends th7s fTnesdayevenln- usReM the advertisement of the B sell Springs Hotel publiahed elsewb- fa err the News r I Ben E Bocce bou htCpve1 bead etoek cattle at l days ago from W F Jeffries at3 cents It IS said thcLlast years tuba ccO r crop this ronnty Is the best for a number of seasons irj Blth the Lndeey Wilson arid M F HIgh Schol recleved Bevrlral new pupils last MOf dar AIl Ito Uemhero or she 1dhodlst Cburcb are tNiUttt to be at ljt 2Ig tttss0 iIt ulvue w- Mr Braxton Massie Is now the own er or the residence In this place form erly the property of Mrs Nona Oabell Price private Ita mule of the proper age size flesh toesell be is sure a buyer at rent onable figuresMrMr M O Winfrey has rented the residence on Burksvllle street known as the Mrs Ellen Canon property and- sba removed to It The docket of the Taylor counts clrrult court now In session1is lighter than usual The business will notit take up a fall term Eld JJCol who was pastor of the Christian Church at Lebanon and Oamphel1svlJle has resigned and Is now living at Corbin KyIMr Elbert McCaffree brought tflI town last Saturday a large viper snakt powatchured abrut twtl and ahalt feet Mr Bruce Epperson who made IU efficient clerk at the First National Bank tendered his resignatIOn to accept a more lucrative position All who are Indebted to me either by nute Ilr account will please rams und settle I need the money TE Paull Mr W T Isbell uf Hart county catabout rota time he sends In bls sub scriptlun Remittance come In last Wednesday Mr J H Young who has been trading In the South for the past 1month Is expcctetl home this week His son informs us that he did well with his mulesfMr A D Holladay will please accept our thanks lot a cope ot the dally San Francisco Chronicle illustrated and fall or Irterestlng information concerning the Gulden State The business ot the Adair County News has Increased every year since the paper startedover stn years aJo The year 1903 was the best and dui 1904 we expect to dOB mach larger business Neat Monday the opening of tbe Adair circuit court will bring olarRe number of people to Columbia Wt trust that those who know themgelve Indebted to this office will call and make payment Campbellsenow In shoes Hefs a great friend to the Adair County Hews and the licks hIIputs In here and there are greatly ap preclated by the managementt T R MorrlOn deputy U S Mar shal Is getting In his work Hi brought n Bill Taylor of color wb lives near Mont ellerlast Wednesday charged with selllnt He was givenI heldtover Next week the grand Jury will mak- dllifgent effort to catch parties whr have been and are at this time evldert ly peddling liquor about town Mr bierdthe gUilty Into the Federal court Mr O S Harris Is now In Chicago Ill purchasing a press and other wa- cblnery to be used by the Adair County News When we got In our new titers we will have the best equip- y1 office this side of Louisville are going to do business and lots ofJ W G Hunter Congressman from this district recommended tbt coosn ty appointments have Wooldrdgar WebbS at RoadsainMr Franc Dennis who visited In Colombia several years ago died at tegw ago an fy yeaatof age a of n church A widow one sister mother are left to mourn their aR He was a first cousin ot Mr Geo FoUls thispla e atWe have a number ot subscribe In other States who are In smears far the News We have lIepn indulgent but the time has con e when we tre compelled to call upon all those who are Indebted We are put In a new plant and It will takt two thousand dollars W fit up the uffi ce It will he first clas9 and again we aRk those who are Indebted to us to send In their remittance Il1e family horse which was a fait h McBlolK17 pears dlen a few days ago Tb e exact ago of the animal was pea rx 9 months and th roe daps Md tn Icy thin ks It will be a loom time bets ire 17eaKafn owns his lke In lilts old aile- fin Writ rPCtuired to do much work and when thu Qd9me It was Ilk partfnK with onaot the family The AdJ oPQtv Board of Super visors werela stWllon all last week We dnrlotknClw how much elevatln they did butooe nf3tbe tUembers s4blle aid In that they wredoID5l their dory As Is the case every y- etitre was more IIr loss kicking The hoard wacomoasedof the fuliowl llentlenen N n 5ftas J M Ti r apexT A W Rich R BLaaon and W G JdoK1alvp- MEROERSIMPSON Tuesday evening January 6 at 900 p m at the residence nt Capt W W Bradshaw Mr N T Mercer and Miss Lyda Simpson were united to marriage the ceremony being performed IyRev James Mlnzles there being contracrlnllPdrtleR with Capt ands a Bradshaw and Miss MattleMontI- lomery The groom Is one of the IpadlnR merchants and son of Mt Nathaniel S Mercer a prominent and prosperous financier of MlJltown while the bride Is the nrcnmpilhbed Iud beautiful daughter of Dr G T Simpson the dfstingutshrd pnyslclan Breedings of much experience and a wide practice extending over the counties of Adair Cumberland and Metcalfe The wedding was a quiet one most propriately conducted and wasum- matedattrlbatable to the keen insight business tact of the groom tOlleth with the hearty and gracious sup rt of his amiable bride We wish them along life filled with much happiness 484D AND FATAL ACCIDENT One of the saddest and most dlstress HJIl accIdents that we have been called upon to chronicle for yearN oecured In Green river near Pluto Polni Tues day afternoon ot lass week Mrs J D Eubank was returning hllme horseoack carrying her little five year old son to her lap and while crossing the river the animal became red and threw her and her child to tbe stream The current was swift tad In a few momenta the mother aw her cbild sink out of sight The mothers screams brought sane men were some distance from the ford and It was with great difficulty that sbe was saved Last Thursday the a nody of the Infant was found one and quarter miles below where thee ac cident occurred BEEN ABOUT Editor of The News 1 have been In the county seats of and Barren and Darren and organ and Ohio and Davlesaod Han ck and BreckenrIdge and Meade and Bullet and Hardin and LaRuo and Green andAdam rceuntiesof Kentucky ind I have seen many other beautiful scenes In these counties Including the birth place of Abraham Llnculaall since the last November electlno1903 and everywhere I went they asked me If I was John L Sullivan the champion of the world This the 7th day ot January 1901 Rev John M Sullivan Russt11 County Ky SERIOUSLY HURT Last Wednesday Mr Duck Bell wbl- i tmployedby Mr J IL Young this place went to the ricer for a load of lumber On bls return aad while de rcendinq a bill near the hoofs of Mr Dock Harden tbe lock chain broke and also the chain which held the lumber on the wagon Mr Bell was to the ground and the wagon prise over hisbodp One arm was considerably hurt aodat this writing Thursday he Is suffering much pain about the body Dr W R Grissom was hopeed PREACHING SUNDAY Z T Williams Oreelsboro- W H C Sandldloe Union G W Montgomery Moreland J F Barger UniOn Chapel F E Lewis this city A L htell ElroytG Lawless Pleasant View SalemeB Debord Cool SprIng J P Scruggs this city J F Hopkins MintonvllleI W J Bradford Mlddleburg W B Cave Big Creek FAIReMr E GrAtkins has In his possess ion a compass whidi waR the property of his great great grandfather whit b tradition says Is 100 years older the n Kentucky Mr Atkins Is gulag send It as lone of KentuckyS to the St Louis Worlds Fair whit h we btIfevewlll be the oldestcompass In the United States It Is In yetis ct condition Mr John Dudley Murrell Is the eat native resident of Columbia was born In this town a little over seventyfive years ago and at no ti has be lived anywhere else Mr Mur- rell it In reasonably fair health and is on the square nearly every day Mr John R Sampson formerly a citizen ot this place but now a resl dent of Middlesboro was married near Mumtordsvlile Hart county Wednesday the 6th fast to Mrs Susan Dickey Immediately after the cere- monytbe couple left toy Mtddlesbor The groom Is a y ry excellent gentleman a lawyer by profession and is enjoying a fine practice In Easte Kentucky The bride Is an elegant lady belonging to out ut l3artcnunt best families Mr firs wire was Miss Bettie Cravens of IL place who died live years ago It will bo remembered that two years ao Mr RobefHCOffey of Christian county was murdered 6istriking miners The parties accused of the crime were arrested and Juhn Woodruff and Francis Drake were triedaltdgiYt nlifesentrn ea jn the penitentiary Th1r eves rb aA prated and last Wednesday the ju JDent of the lower cuurt was sustained The murderedmanicaaapeadeoffic er and warn nephew of Mr Jo Coffey vr 1itq ut fife Bank ut Columbia FOR SALE I five a farm lying near Egypt Church containing il2aereswhich I towillcant ainingb rooms all comfortable good barn and other out buildings The farm Is wellwatered and there la large orchard of beating trait trees stlchlasapples cherries peaches etc and the land produces well for upland S D ORE SIIAW Columbia BpviDr A C Foster took the regular medical examination In Alabama on the first of November and Is now a li censed practitioner of medIcine In that state He made the handsome grade of 87 which Is considered exceptionally good since fully one halt of the regular medical applicants taU below the grade76 Dt Foster received his entire medical training at the Southern School of Osteopathy EIa Is now In Alabama 100klnR out a good location and Informs us that he will probably settle In Birmingham Under the taw Dr Foster can use any system of the rapeutlcs he chooses but being a profound and enthusiastic teopath he will have no occasion to exerolse his privilege ot drug gvlag His loyalty and acrlfice to the system qt the rapeutlcs which he represents to certainly a very inters tng Item In his history One ot the most interesting lectures ever delivered is this town was heard by lour bundled people at the Metho dirt church last Tuesday night The speaker was Rev Frank Thomas of Louisville His subject was Rural manhood of Kentucky It was full of beauty and logic and delivered most entertainingly Rev Themos Is cultured gentleman a fine speaker aDd his lecture here was very highly appreciated The Louisville Henderson and St Louts Railway Company has Issued a Worlds Fair Hotel Booklet giving complete Information about accommo- tionsinda St Louis during the coming e3blbltlon which begins April 30 19- you want one of these books write to L J Irwin General Passenger Agent Louisville Ky Jas Gljrnett Jr will build a hand jnme modern cottage In the early 5prlogoa the lot opposite his resl dente He has given the contract to- T L McLean FOR SALEQne of the best milch cows In thIs part of the country She Is giving three gallons per day O H Cabell Mlama Green County You who owe me notes or accounts pleasemake your arraiogmenbg to set tie as I will call on you January 11094 W L Walker 1f Mrs Wm Owsley Jr died nerhome In Burksvillo last Saturday ai pneudPoisons burn on the 29th day o February will celebrate their birthday this year for the first time in sigh t nears Mr and Mrs R K Young bave moved to their farm recently purchased d of Mrs Kate Smith Quite a number of new pupils were aT all the Sunday schoo191n Oolumbla last Sunday Collins and Caskets kept by J M Campbell Pellyton By- GRADYVILLE Rev A L Moll filled his appointment here last Sunday with a ver Interesting sermon J T Hamilton wellknown bus- near man of Nell has been In a crib pal condition tar several days Mrs J W Keltoer haspeen on tbe sick list for the past week Geo Flowers of Colombia visits his parents here several days of last week reinisday and Sunday Chapman Browning of MlUtown was transactlug business here a day o of last week WedHeHindmanme of Columbia was called the bedside otMr Hlodmt3a M Jast Friday Mr Hindman has been sick for several days Mr GR Nell arrived at Mont om cry Ala last week with his car load ui stock and writes that the prospects are good for a thyme market Mr L S Smith the well known liveryman of Burksvllle who has been visiting friends and relatives here tor the past week returned home last Saturday rnbirR CWllmote accompanied by Jimmie Wilmore ylslted herdaugh Colnmbyseveral daSs ut last week laMr Willie Hlll the efficient sales manof Grady Kemp Hill apex several days ot last week at Jamestown 13e4Jaules rdtw hItS j holding a series or IQeetlng8 Antioch for two weeks Is laps wonderlttl auccess Veund there bavebebn wentyprofesslons to this time 12de weUkuown merchants of Nell were In this community last week bupi tobacco The weed Is very low on tbe- 1raI Ice aUIUaaa Qr Listi do not feel much locllned to take the preent prices RL Davis of Portland was In our wn last Saturday Mr E 1V Thompson and family who have been living lathe Selmer community for several pears are now citizens or this town YIFLEY Mrs Nannle Siirpson of Texas Is siting her mother Mrs James M JOnes Howard Leach and wife and sister Btauch visited Mrs Bettle Hancock several days of last week Oscar Arnold returned from Texas a few days ago Jas Stapleton who has been In Missouri for the past three months returned home last week Mr J J Humphrey Is selling out toI to Mason CIty m His sale will take place Jan 15 1904JL R Chelf has bougbt the R M M TUcKer house and lot and moved to It Consideration 830000- ROLLINGBURG Misses Pearl and Bertha Breeding ot Adair county are visiting the family of S J Helzet There are several cases or smallpox at Gresham The injected families everyc3utlonspreading ot the disease Little Earl Paxton who has b enI m with fever has about recovertdiGeo and John Burresslettlast week for IndIana where they will remain this year W R Hood Is visiting his daughter Mrs Martha PaXton Cager Paxton and Miss Minnie Hudson were married at Temperanoe church Dec 29th 1903 Rev San didlie officiated DUNNYILLE A cold winter Is the pass word with all we meet Mr Jo Thomas psssed through here last week enroute to St Louts M I s Ethyl Smith Is attending school at Mlddleburg Miss Ethyl Is a model girl and we present her to the people of that town as a fair specimen of the Dunnville girls The people of this community are In sympathy with Mr and Mrs Will Rector In their bereavement over the loss of heir dear lIttle boy who died on the 4th or pneumonia Parents grieve not for little Logan has gone to too land ot the pure and blest to be a little angel In that home of eternal rest S J Bell paid 325 for a fine team of mules to Royal Wilkinson who wIU move to Louisville Mr Bell will re nova to the property of Mr WUkln sun theitf We predict a pleasant and hosplta- bloycar for the people ot this pommu- nity as most aU ot the boys and old men have made a temperance pledge for 1904 They claim they haven more use for whIsky The writer has been on the puny list for some days but remember tt w not caused by taking too much Christ mas Theo the little son of Charlie Car son who lives near Mlddleburg whos skull was fractured by a horse kicking will recover Lewis Cundiif Is teaching school at tbls place lMisses Lucy and Ada Bell visited the feIw Jas Biter and Patsie Fox were married Sunday MIDDLEBURG Mrs R N Sharp visited her sister Mrs Damp Carter at Buruslde a9tof week Miss Lula Benson of Stonega Va visited her parents Mr and Mrs T S Benson at Yosemite during the halla days rMiss Emma Sharp Is visiting her sister Mrs Carter In Louisville Little Theo Carson who was kicks by a horse two weeks ago Is no better The school opened here on the 4th font with a fairly Rood attendance The Mlddleburg band has been r organized They had two meetings last week and tooted a few toots D O Allen the McKinney C1ttle dealer was has here last week Dal e cifines down to see up quite often but heis not always on the hunt of cattle The brethren of the Christi church have changed their meeting from the first to the fourth Sunday It Is understood that Bev Wya Montgomery wIU be the pastor th year Iabhas Ruby Fogle has returned to school aT GeorgetOwn after Spending the holidays withher parents tAttorney Preston Eagle who has In the Indian Territory tor last three years cattle home for h Holidays eaAbaby boy bas arrived at the has 8 atof Mr and Mrs llgd Short It was qtheir first born and Bud lass Proud of breechuphis sleeve at the thought ot being call grandpap dauihterJGladys ioudPTaai lrattlrrg licct t t r a Columbia Roller Mill s1mU1 3 We manufacture the SOUVENIR and WHITE LILY Brands of Flour handle Meal Bran and ShiPStuff buy Wheat and Corn and furnish all kinds of Lumb ber cosh paid We keep a large Stock With our make and from other mills of FLOUR Orders filled promptly Myers Staples 86 Robertson Columbiaa Kentucky here Mike doer not look an hour older than when he left some eight years ago Aside from the death of his wife which occurred shortly after be went to theLone Star State the Lord seems to have dealt kindly with him We learn that he has prosper d financially has been able to keep his three lovely children together and Is endeavoring to give them a uotd education Miss Bessie FOKle went to Lexington Monday to enter school We know of no one who could have left us that would have been more sadly misted She was organist at the Baptist church and teacher In that Sunday School She was an earnest worker In the church and took great Interest In Its welfare The young people of Yosemite are having a series of storm parties at present Miss Minnie ShannDn of Junction City Is the guestot Miss Mattie Etes Ed Roy was lined 810 for running the toll gate on the Trace Fork pike and Marlon McAninch 81000 for being ublicly drunk In Squire Bensons court hero last week They pJid up and then quIckly shook the dust of tae cIty from their feet They live In the Mtntonville section and are said to be clever boys when not In their cups Our Cane Valley correspondent stat ed last week that Mr T1 Smith bad sold his stock of goods at that place Mr Smith says It Is a mistake QUARTERLY REPORT OF THE BANK OF COLUMBIA AT THE CrOSEOFBUSINESS ON Till 31stDiY Loans and discounts G51 Overdrafts secured Overdrafts unsecured 10 Due fromNatlonal minks Due from State Banks and Bankers dl Banking house and lof 2000 Mortgages aS22 Other stoks and bonds Speclo it Currency 1100 01CGSExchange far Other items carried as cash Furniture and fixtures CUrrent Expenses Last 8SQuarter Give description locatlon rat uo and how loot owned all real estate except banking house and lot lfany owned longer than five years Dont own any Due from State of Kentucky H LIABILITIES Capital stock pats In fa cash Surplus fund UndivIded Profits 27969 Deposits subject to check on which interest is not paId BaPPLL3taNTda- YIlighestamountof Indebtedness of any stockholder person company or firm Including in the liability the company or firm the Itabllity Individual members thereat directly or Indirectly if such Indebt edness exceeds per cent ofcapf- talstock actually paid and al amount of surplus of the ballk amount of indebtedness pr any director or officer if amount of such Indebtedness exceeds per cent of paidup capital stock of Noned of any person company or firm Including In the liability of the camp say or firm the liability or the indIvidual members thereof exceed percent of paid up capital and actual srrp NoeAmount oClastdlvidend Were expenses losses Interest and taxes deducted therefrom before declaring a dividend and was not less than percent of net profits of before saId dividend was declred anNo surplus exceeds amount requlr H 91aJo Coffey Cashier of the Dank of Col- m ebapk located ld doIng business In t town of Columba in said county beIng sworn that the foregoing report Is is respects a true statement of the coudltion of eatdbankat the close of business the 3la rvofDICembcrl9a to the bertofhtakno theedQetttllbeltef and fnrtbersa s that the rho0tattooabode report is mad lit compliance with official notice repelved from the Secretary state de9lgaatiag tie Slat day atDecember the day on which suchreport shan be mane Subscribed and sworn to before me by Jo Coffey the 2d day of January edwuACoPPSY x1 A Ky expires January JoCtvr Cashier JwKxasGwxarrDlrecbe 8rPItsDWs LlVE STOCK MARKET REported by the Louisville Live- Stock Exchange Bourbon Stock- Yards CATTLE Extra shipping Sl 54 50 Litihtshippinq 400j125 604116Fair01mmon to medium btcbr 2 252 76 none Choice packing and butch ers 200 to 300 tbs 600 Fair to good packing 160 tq 2OOtbs 600 Good to extra light 120 to 180 tbs 4 40 SHEEI AND LAMBS good to extra shipping Sheep 2 6042 76 Fair to good 2 00Ja2 50 Common to medium I b0r 200 g C S GRADY ID NTIST a SPECIAL attention given Gold work Filling Crown and toI 1 OFFICE over Russell IurreJ1s Store Columbia Ky ooo ccm mxDo3o- cxPEOPLE OF 7 D IR COUNTY Can save money by mailing a postal for the goods listed below 95r 1rC Peruna07cSwamp ROil67c 16cIParacbamp 13c Everything cut rates PHARMCYILouisville Kentucky Stone Stone AttorneysAtLaw JAMESTOWN KENTUCKY 0Will practice in the crurtR in thin nod adjoining counties 0 Sp cialuttAutioll given collections COGUIIBLt 11UtKEr REPORTED BY SAM LEWIS Wool Grease clean rtjsWashed Wool 25eBeeswax 22 Feathers 44 Hides Green 5 Hides Dry 10 Gingeug 4OC Spring Chickens I Old Hens Eggs 18 Dried Apples2jThis report will be submitted for revision weeklyr Scifmtific Shoeing 0I am ready to do Black Smith toetug of any k1nd from horse shae theiflneatovehicles 1wiIlruali e n speoIalty of shooing horses with diseased hoofs and guarantee satisfaction sip shop is looatlod back of livery ask Barb es Robertson Give Torme your work OOFFEYerg INROAD Mrs Hl tt Sp ijcrr of Ureeloburo visi iiur fire tufhor Mr J mtihai Ira 6r tins w eK Mr John Melsun tjurtst lily hove onMelson Ridge lablSuucluy night of pulmonary trouble Born to the wife of Mr Attes Mor gan a 12pound democrat Kitiva Cittle atii Zel Amatrong Yhttd Sy at WojtSOie- l r Ed Powwii sold his farm ou Orrods Fort last week to Mr Rnh Rene for 82000 00 Mr E oier Wl WK Crociij last Filthy In tuelutere Lotnlsschoo1 at Glcusfork which began on the 4th MIAMI Capt W E Cab ll of MJrtdlesboro spent a few days with hi mo aer dur ing Cnristmas Archie Durham and sister Mis Vivian are visiting their stt r Mrs J P Strader at Harroduburg Mr J G Rodgers and family art rviHlru friends and relatives at Lile to Mn W W Cornelison wiui is bueu sick forMjuie time is ugn of Ed Haudf family ire down with smi p x T quit 11t tl w Ud f dd1 J lH U L 1yr Biulib Nell passes tDmugb uen one day Just week with a car Iliad ul uiuta and horses en route far lhr Southern warket Tliey buutitu a tiDe paddle mare from F C Pcutck The punting of the books for 1903 shows the great commercial progress of the South in unmistakable evidence The bank clearings in New Orleans for the past year were S927 J10580 be lug an ices racer the previiU etr- d1o 33ju273 In the pas uryata- the bank ceariugs aud ibe general buhlutosuf the city buvr wore Uiau duuultd In Galveston with a pupu latlou of about 40 000 out seventh that nt Nt w Orleans the bu k clearing rt 1003 WTO 2430320 000 a gain of 8507 8000 over 1902 Its cotcOUex ports lu 1003 amounted to 2070689 bales valued at 939301609 for 1903 r Its exports of live stock for 1003 were 89740 cattle a gate for the year of 29583 over 1002 In Boston which New Orleans now renks as a port of export the total exports of wheat and all utht r grain for 1903 were 13087 931 bushels or 2C32358 less than fur 1902 and 2 1191728 less than 1901 In 1903 toe cattle shipments were 26 614 htad against 81108 in 1002 Courier iunroal The boot seems to be on the other leg now in the matter of lawlessness While we are enjoying a welcome ex emption from crime in Kentucky in some portions of the country which have been held up as models tor our emulation there seems to be an epi- demIc of oriole of a violent type For Several months the record lu sowe portions Pennsylvania has mdicat ed that the lawless element supreme The Philadelphia Press says that a lonely couple is torturtd about every Keen bouse plundered and mn Working iu ivmtcd piucis such as Bluuul towers rc ronsiantly aalJ trot being robbed urn muruercd This epidemic u1 crime is attributed by that juurual to the immigrants who have lately come into the State and to the men lu the iron and coal regions who have been educated in crime by local disorders It Is well to nave such trivia brought to onesown dour occas1 tonally to promote a wore charitable spirit toward those who are bubjeiteo to similar letlOlsCouljer Juui nal U CLR SJIS QUIET WORK Tbosu who think that the flurry caused by the fear of an attack upon some of our seaports by Cervero fleet failed to make a proper Impression on Uncle Sam are mistaken Disappear ing Runs of the heaviest calibre are being mounted for the protection of our coast cities and a curious Inven tion known as the telautograph hay beer dtv bed by which their fire can ba directed accurately at any object from three to five miles dlsiaur with out cxpo icg even he guiiier to the tneiuyu shot This rew electrical apt c1 K placed P two narrow aur tr tor refs Within a mile of tbti tilt hry Tilt range Is taken first in Ja far oil zone t five or eight or ten mi lea distant then for the second zone nearer and then for the third zr ne nearer and than torn still ClUBrioue The mo Potntillsby another Jrflstrtunent with almost 18fntthe tfunr er nor the c w n ed see tlSlTllFIktlcn i J t lsuperior sm KeleH powder there IsI tint even a puff that an enemy nlswru The he tile ship gets no warning until the huge projectile crashes through her sides and explodes in her very bowels The guns too are painted In colors suited to the surroundings and cannot be detected at any considerable distance According to a Washington dispatch to thl Ne r York Tribuue the instru lueut has been teorougbly tested at the Barancas fortifications below Pen acila A small etN1lrty feet long ten wide and holy four feet deep was woved at the rate of four miles an hour and at a distance of 4000 yards One of the twelveInch guns was fired three times in three minutes at this target hitting it squarely each time the last shot entirely demolishing it though the scow was made with com ptrtujfuts or bulkheads to keep it afloat as iotirf as possible The invention has been kept secret auu uu foreign uavat or military attaches are permitted to witness the trials Fort Barancas was selected for hew btcmse of its comparative lacoxsio i ad open sea front Oe rnnti suppose that the encmj would atm ush the tower containing Lilt instrument auk the raugefinder out it can be constructed of steel suoffidiutr through watch projectiles a amoa surely pHS harmlessly Vsir accurately directed Courier JuurualJsOR iGOVERNORS BRIDE A curious and interesting story is tuid in The House Beautiful for January of the restoration of an old hall in the Warner House of Ports mouth N H some sixty years ago Workmen engaged in making repairs tore away four separate coats of wall paper and upon the wall found pairtiigs life sizedchat had proba bly Ofeti there fur half a century no oe counecied with the house now baying any knowledge when or by ffbt rn they had been painted Aorabam and Isaac in patriarchal dignity are associated with laterday Greens Iidlansln full war costumes and Gen Phipps resplendent In red and yellow Tbo house of which this old and oddly embellished hull is a part was built in 1778 by Capt Archibald Mac pheadrta a Scotchman and member of the Kings Council who hadprospered in a fur trade with the Indians besides nlsrttnilar iron Industry and who built this house sending for its bricks and tiles to Scotland for his daughter who married Gov Wentworth Today the house staunchly built more than half a century before the revolution is spoken of as the most picturesque place In Portsmouth POINTED PARAGRAPHS Silent men seldom contradict theme a girl scatters her ideal when she marries him Two often cease to bo company after tbty are made one It is twice as easy to fool yourself as itis to tool other people Only a povertystricken office is cow Plleti tu seek the man Many a mans respect for old age ends at boardinghouse poultry Some candidates get there with both teen and others put both feel in 1C Most of the conclusions a man reaches theoretically are practically has the heart to say No1 when a girl asks if be really and truly loves her When some men give a social blow out they never stop talklngabout what they blew in on the affair The human race is probaoly so call efi to distinguish it from the horse race which as a ruler U inhuman From the Chicago News It is butter to lock the stable door after the horse is stolen than not to oik it at all PmIu Jted by the Chioa g theater horrormunicipal authorii ors and theatPV managers all nvev the country are discussing the question of better ex0 and better protection to the lIvrs Of patrons of play houses fntaction would nut brine back the d jad but it may serve to nave the lives of ethers from a horrible death t u a family quarrel in the southern and lit Wayne county J J Smith and his son fires upon Plane BlevIns and his two sons BlevIns was killed Smitb Is Blevlns soninlaw At the tlmeot tbol booting Blevlns wasatand tog on the Tennessee sideof tile der land and Smith on the Eeattrcky side It claimed that Smith Cannot he tried in Kentucky for hi Bid not kill any one In KentCcky and that he oi0ti1j tried in Tennes 6 for bo was not in that State BlevioVsODS trlfbhhvlGIIildddI i reported concession made by ITbe to Japan by which it is said war will be averted Is accompanied by such meager details as affjrds hut little upon which to base an oplonion to its tenor probable effect In no other country is diplomacy used or ap plied in Its older sense for the pur pose of concealing ulterior motlveand to secure temporary vantage ground than in Russia The reasons impelling her not to go to war at this season when all her principal naval ports are blocked with ice except Port Autbur are too selNevident to waraant belief that she would not hesitate tolay her self open 10 such disadvantages with out taking into consideration the dan ger of complications likely to arise be tween herself and other world Powers With her purposes so fixed as to see curing safe and impregnable footing on the Pacific and in Chinese waters it is not probable that she would make concessions which would imply relinquishment of any of her material advantages already acquired It Is therefore to be Inferred that iu what ever the may have yielded to Japan she has been guided by the cautlius purpose to avoid unseal nable compli cations with the mental resolution to renew activity in the completion or her designs at a more pr ipitiius eal- ionCourhrJllurnul Will W S Taylor recent 01 K tucky now of Indiana go to the corn log Republican National cuuveLtioq as an honored guest as be did on a previous occasion CHEAP LANDS For Homeseekers and Colonies The country along the Cotton Belt Route in Southeast Missouri Arkan Northwest Lou lana and Texas offers the greatest opp rtunltles fur Homeseekers Mild climate water cheap building material abund ance of fuel and soil tbat will often in a single season yield enough to pay for the ground Land ran be bought as eheap as 8250 an acre prairie lann at 34 and 85 per acre up bo torn land at 85 and 86 per acre up Improved or partly cleared land at 810 and 815 per acre up Some fine propositions for colonies tracts of 2000 to 8000 acres at Si to 810 per acre bg money in this for a good organizer Fruit and trnc lands in the famous peach and tornaiu belt of East Texas at 810 to 820 per acre up Write us for information about cheap rates excursion dates al so literature descriptive of this great country and let us help you find a borne that will cost you no more than the rent you pay every year E w LABEAUM G P T A Cotton Belt Routf St Louis CHEAP BAT ESSOmi WEST Sourfehern Missouri Arkansas Louisiana aud Texas Homeaeekers Opportunities Heres your chance Very low oneway and round trip rates Southwest this winter about half the regular fare twice a mouth nearby dates are Dec 15 1003 Jan 5 and 10 and Feb 2and 10 1004 Gocd time to visit South east Missouri Arkansas Louis iana or 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