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I mfJt Abir 0 unfu Ntw VOLUME 7 COLUMBIA ADAIR COUNTY KENTUCIZY 1QLDNLSDAY MAY 4 Ut NUMBER 22 POST OFFICE DIRECTORY J 11 RUSSELL POSTMASTER IL T BAKER DEPUTY POSTMASTER hours week days 730 D m to 930 p m COURT DIREYIORLCt- acuiT CoUWtJThreo sessions a ycar1hinl Monday in January third n May and third in September Circuit JudgelL c Baker Commonwealths AttorneyA A lluddlerton Sheriff F W Miller Circuit ClerkJ F Neat eouirrFirst in each month ludgeT A MurrelL County AttorneyJas Garnett lr ClcrkT R Stults lailerl K P Conover Assessor E W Burton SurveyorR T McCafree School SuptW Jones CoronerC 11 CoUTItcgular court second Monday in each mont- hJudgeJns AttorneyGordon Montgomery MarshaLG T Flowers Jr II17RII DIRECTORY rPRESBYTERIAN STRxlrRev W C Clemens pastor Services md fourth Sundays in each month SundaySchool at9 D m every Sab- batht Prayermeeting every Wednealay night METHODIST STnEETPcV F E Lewis pastor Services firSt and third Sundays in each month SundaySchool Sabbath at9 D m Prayer meeting Thursday night BAPTIST CREENSOURGSTRELTItcYJPScruggs pastor First and third Sundays in each month Sunday I School every Sabbath at D m Prayermeeting Tuesday night CHRISTIAN pastOr Services second md fourth Sundays in each month SundaySchool every Sabbath at D m PrayermecUngWednesday night LODGES MASONIC No 00 F and A MRegnlar meeting in their hall over Lank on Friday night on or before are full in each month Montgomery W James Garnett Jr Secretary R A No meets Friday night after full moon Horace Jeffries IL P W W Dradshiv Secretary TH- EJackofallTrades I HEPumps Water Corn Saws Wood Grinds Feed Churns Butter Runs Cider Mills Runs Ice Cream Freezers Runs Cream Separators Runs Printing Presses and other machinery He Is Running the Press For This Paper Z It costs nothing to keep when not working It costs from 1 t02 cents per hour when working For particulars call on or address FairbanksMorse CO r 519 W Main Street LOUISVILLE KENTUCKY W F JEFFRIES SON Agts HENRY VI EDDIEMANul 4041 MARKET SOLE AGENT FOR MILLERS HATS I SOLE AGENT FOR YOUMANS HATS COMPLETE LlNEJOIlNB STETSON HATS Stone Stone f AttorneysAtLaw JAMESTOWN KENTUCKY Will practice in the ccurts in this and adjoining counties J 0P L Special attention given collectio I want30 buggies to paint in the month of My W R Sexton lF XICKFD IY MULE lfrW E Bradshaw bf this place is lying seriously hurt at the residence of his father as a resuult ofa kick from a mule The accident occurred Monday evening about dark just after Mr Bradshaw ha d gotten through feeding Just what caused the animal to kick is notknown as Mr Bradshaw is not able to talk The supposition is that he was kicked upon leaving the stable He was struck upon the chin knocking out six teeth His jaw bone is also probably in jured It is impossible to give a correct account of the accident but Mr Bradshaw is seriously hurt Drs Grissom and Grady were the attending surgeons also Dr O S Dunbar Dentalsur geon Gov J R Hindman and Mr Sam Lewis of this place were considerably hurt yesterday morning about 3 oclock They were in a buggy and enroute to Campbellsville When near the residence of Mr Wm Butler they were caught in a storm their horse became frightenedand started in full speed Both gen tlemen were thrown from the vehicle with result as above stated They were conveyed home about 10 a m The gentlemen would have left Campbellsville for the Republican State Conven tion Last heard of the horse he vas in the neighborhood of Cane Valley 1 GOOD lAN JIWlJ Mr Thomas Keltner 75 years old and one of the best citizens in the Gradyville country died last Monday night During all these years the deceased had so lived as to die without an enemy leaving an honorable name and having the full confidence of everybody in the neighborhood The deceased was a member of the Methodist church and was a zealous Christian from youth up He was an uncle of Mr G A Kemp this place- Yesterday morning lightning struck the tobacco barn of W L Sharp near Gradyville burnin it to the ground There were about 20000 pounds of tobacco in the building CREELSBORO Mr McMurtry of Burksville was here Saturday E B McLean and W P Nunnally shoe and drug men spent Sunday here Bro E S Moore and Jake McFar land were in town Saturday Mr John Bledsoe and Miss Sadie Hadley were married one day last week Looks like the Wooster Oil Gas Co No1 on the Smith farm is goin to be a duster They are now below the depth that the Morgan No1 cam in Dr J A Grider of SeventySix Ky has rented an office here and in a short time will be at the service of all in need of a good physician DECATUR Health of the country is generally good Most of our farmers are ready for corn planting Void Bros have started their saw mill on Goose creek The Masonic Lodge at Fonthill meets the second Saturday night in each month Two of the Roy bOySwere araest andcarried to Jamestown for shooting upon the highway Thomas Potts will work Mrs Wades stave timber will begin in short time Public road working is very much needed in this section Corn is on item here The people here like to read the Adair County News Kansas is experiencing a similar Vii Uatlon or nod tn that which proved s destructive a year ago The rivers are overflowIng their banks and caus- Ing damage to towns as well as to the agricultural country The MissourI river has been correspondingly affected also below Its mouth showra a rl or three and ooe ball feetatStLou In twentyfour hours II a d these rains occurred a week or two earlier damaglonsg Aslt Is the river Is In Its banks at Memphis and the hIgh water below Is passing rapidly to the gulf with little or nodangerot further inconvenieicI The crest or the high wave has reached Vicksburg and unless there should be excessive rains In the Ohio It Is not probable that the levees which are In good condition will be subjected to further t st7 Msanwhile seasonable rains have fallen In the Southwest and the crop prospects are cncouraging CJU rlerJournil I MYNATIVL STATE KENTUCKY OSCAR PENDLhTON SPIEOEL The following article was handed us by Ed Z T Williams with the re quest that we publish same The maiden name ot the sutj ct was Miss Fannie McWhorter who was born and reared In this county and at the time or her marriage resided with her moth er at Cae Vtey Mrs FrJLCS McWh rttr McMullan beloved wile of bas McMullan de parted this life at Greenville Ala Jar iIUUt at the age of 3l years hay log been a relpe ut Christ for 21 yearn during which time as she testl lied un her death bld 1 have always tried to ketp Ill set unspJtted from the wrld She leaves three of the sv eetcst and brightest children I have ever knunFrancsAnna Sewel and Hanna aged nine six and three years resptettaely They can call more uamrs of our foreign mIssionaries than perhaps the ayrage preacher among us They also repeat long lists or our home workers They know the names and addresses of all our national secretaries they quote extensively from the holy scrIptures and pray most beautifully and scripturally They were a Iso taught housekeepIng When Bro McLean visited that home during a rEcent State convention the little inns would pass things to him and sat Bro McLean have this Bro McLean have this etc He would always smile and finally said Well I have been round the world but was never called that before Well that good mother was ono soother who prided herself more in teaching her children something useful than In Imply entertaining them anu keeping them In a good humor She lived for her family aLd her church She went to Greenville some twelve years ago There she met Mr O McMullen and afterward became his wife They had been marrIed ten years Instqad of going as some going Into the churches already establIshed and covering her true light she wcn to work to establish the truth as she siw it She never tired or became for the momeutekepticai as to the ultiI tlWiJte uutcutne Many of the people took their stand on the Bible alone as their guide book among the number her husband A lut was purcgased and a basement built whe etbes e wasga e Coil It did nut Stem possible for her to have a duuot Her phslclan said to me 1 have been practicing medicine fur more thau fifty years and bave seen a great wavy people dIe but 1 have never seen such a triumphan t death lu soy life with perhaps od e exctpllou hat of my own wIfe She had a message fur everyone all the members or the little church sue tier trieuds To Brother McMulleu she said Papa be strung and duo t grieve I give you these three ltttle girls and I go to rep little baby tak- Ing this with we She arranged every detail ot her funeral servIce and arrangega last Spiegelefor in same respects she said It Is the mustimportaur I want him t conduct wy funeral service It he can possibly come I want to have It at the little basement As I was first In Itl want to be the nest carried out I want the service tilmpre I do not want him to tell the people t have gone to heaven My life has been among them They can be their own judge I want Bro Spiegel to Impress It upon the people of Greenville and Alabama and my native State ot Kent- UCkY tbatt Is ImpJrt1ot that this little church which has been the bur deu as well as pleasure ot rep hear for many years should be finished 1 du want wy children to contInueto be reared In the Church or Christ With tbls message spoken she silently serenely without a struggle or pain passed out of the tabernacle ot liesh tu proacmwunlty The church was fiUed with her tneudsat tbe funeral servce I never spoke to an audience more deeply etlected Let us pray for Bro McMulleu and the dear little girls and brethren let us see that the llttle church there Is finished for surely whIle she lvulabe did what be coved New Orleans 1532 Camp St Ihomas Emerson a Philadelphia negro who was stabbed to the heart has recovered after the beeIl up There are six things essential to a happy home One of them sagood cook andthe other flue are money W E BradShaw bought a pair of 3 yearold mare mules from Scott Con over for 275r 0 JAMESTCWAV- Mr Harrison of hionticello a repre sentative of the Standard Oil Co was here looking after the interest of the company last week Ho informed us that this county would in the near fu ture be fully developed The com pany has over 80000 acres of land in pipelineOil fields which will run the full length of this county They are operating in the upper end of the county near the Pulqski line have put down two or three holes finding plenty of the real oilsand andsome oil we door know how how much but they dont seem to be at all discouraged Mrs W A Eastnam of AugustaP Knn and her twg little and Stanley are visiting Mrs East hams ather and attending tM bedside of Hiss Kate Simpson who is critically ill at the home of her father A P Simpson Our city fathers met last week and elected A P Simpson Police Judge The board consists of W B Patteson Dr W G D Flanagan Judge E S Falkenburg Vincent Dockery and Asa Scholl Jo H Stone City Attorney The new millinery store is doing a good business They have made the third purchase of hats since they opened up Miss Maggie Jones is quite sick Dr H C Jackman and son Asa of Creelsboro were the guest of A P Simpson Thursday County Attorney LUburn Phelps has just recovered from a spell of measles Mr Ames Stephens deputy jailer lain Louisville on business Ems Smith of Russellville was killed Saturday by a runaway horse that he was driving He is a methodist minis ter and brother of J M Smith of Lu la and G A Smith of Russell Springs The many friends of M H Marcum deceased extend their deepest sympa thy to his bereaved family Rev T J Winfrey received a dis patch from Hustonville notifying him of the death of his brother Frank and left he and his wife immediately to at tend the funeral Mrs Fr J Bradshaw of this county stepmother of Capt W W Bradshaw- of Columbia was buried last week she being the last of a very highly and re spected family of this county She leaves one son W A Gaar and son severaltgrandchildren She was 81 years old The last snow and freeze killed mos t of the fruit in Russell county So we will not hive apple jack this year Attorney Robt Loyd attended the publican convention at London Mrs J E Hays is removing to her farm in Jackmans Bottom We egre very much to give up Mrs Hays as w are losing ono of our best residents and neighbor We hope she may return to our midst soon Deputy Marshal T R Morrison i looking around for the violators of the revenue law Tom as we call him is a terror to the violators and bootleggers Things looka little gloomy to the farmer no corn planted and winter still on us They report plenty of fish in th river N B Falkenburg has bought the Eli za Williams property and is repairing and will move in soon Mrs Josie Coffey of Horse Shoe Bottom sister of W B Rowe is qnit sick A P StatpsoN- d NE iSCIIEME 1IORKED WELL A cleverer scheme than the gel suoeessfully worked on a good man i Warren county this State It was done after this fasbiur Two strap gers appear In a relgbborbood and to talc a hollow tree on the premises or some thrifty tarmpr and Into the hod low dump a bushel more or less of spurious silver dollars Toey next o to the house ot the owner of the far andtell hIm they have discovered on his farmm a hollow tree fllletl wltb silver dollars and take hIm to It pull out tbe moneyand tell him inasmuch as they made the dIscovery and were hones enough to notify him or the myster- Ious lint they think the fair thing for him to do would be to dIvide tbe money with them It generally works well After getting the money out and counting It the strangers conclud- that the burden is too heavy fu them and either exchange lt for bills or a check and depart leaviogahe unsuspecting victim wIth as many spurI- ous dollars as he can ag iNOTIfER RADIUM VDE In a paper just read before the Royal society It was shown that when s little radiumwhich Is note practl tally unpurchasable In this country is brought near the head In the dark there Is a sensation ot light produced which Is due to a fluorescence excited In the leas and retina of the eye The fact that fluorescence can be excited Inlivlog lasses Is entIrely now n ud has already excited the greatest late r est no one knowIng yet what the co sequences at the fluorescent state maybe It Is known that the radium Is not seen because sight is alwaysac- cowpanled by bleaching of the oolor Ing matter ot the eye known a t vIsual purple and radium has no q lion on thIs substanceLoad ChronIcle NEW ROAD Prom Columbia To Lebanon Now Assured INCORPORATED TOD A 1P lru CAPITAL STOCK PLAC ElrtTtiloooooo PRELIMINARY SURVEYS Al A D tcoumEnJOURNAL W K Azbill of Columbia Ky was in Louisville yesterday on the way to Frankfort where he will today incor porate the Columbia and Lebanon Inter urban Railway Company The capital stock of the new company will be 000000 of which 50000 will be pre ferredand 750000 common The road will be fortytwo miles in length with a spur of four miles to Bradfordsville making a total mileage of fortysix miles It is estimated by the engineers of the Tennis Construction Company of Pittsburg that the cost of building the road will be 16000 a mile The maxi mum indebtedness of the company will be fixed at 10000 The incorporators as specified in the charter which will be filed today are W K Azbill R N Wathen of Leba non T Estes of Lebanon G W Paterson of Mannsvillc J M Knott of Lebanon L C Rawlings of Brad fordsville WIVBradshaw of Colum bia E C Lewis of Bradfordsville and C S Harris of Columbia The officers of the company who have already been selected are W K Azbill president R N Wathen vice president T M Estes secretary and J Knott treasurer The preliminary surveys for the road have already been made and after the company is incorporated the promoters will go ahead at once ARRANGEMENTS FOR FINANCING The arrangements for financing the railroad have not been made but the scheme has been taken under consider ation by the United States Trust Com pany and the arrangements for float ing the stock will probably be made in Louisville The people of the section through which the road is projected are extremely anxious for its immediate construction It is said that from the territory adjacent to the line of the road 300 wagons arp daily sent to railroad points with which the new line moderntrawematerials and farm products will be done at a greatly reduced cost by the new read and Prof AzblJ is enthusiastic insLouisville yesterday Great possibilities of a manufactur ing mining industrial and agricultural development are before the country through which we will run Nowhere beefound through which no railroad oper ores That is of course in a state of possessedtby Kentucky The bend in Green river between Campbellsville and Columbia mileseand returns within half a mile of the startingpoint is capable of generating almost unlimited power and the miner al and agricultural fields also are among the richest in the State FlLIX Eld F J Barger of Esto will preach at Christian Chapel next Sun day Elmer McBeath lost his house andall the contents by fire one day last week Gradyvillemprelched an interesting sermon at Clear Spring last Saturday night A M Foley and Grant Wade were at Russell Springs on business Monday Profs J F Hughes and John Ili Flanagan will teach a singing school at Pleasant Hill in the near future Rev W N Coffey was in Wayne county last week Kelseyra ago are now located near Jacksonville Ill Sidney Sullivan and Miss Isiumzell Holder were married at the residence of the brides parents last Wednesday 1IeFrsdpresent incumbent T S Isbell are candidates for County Superintendent subject to the action of the Republican party The Buffalo Evening News rep pubhcan of the strictest acct asks pertinently Isnt it about time onf the republicanl party m the slat e legislaturefomething that may help instead of hurt in the state election The Atlanta Oonsti severalcreasons why Now York is lost to the g o pr this fali- f f j Z p L 4 HUGHES 60 SASH DOORS BLINDS AND All Kinds of Building MaterialWRITE = FORLESTMATES 123 125 E Main St LOUISVILLE KY 31 GROOERIESro J keep a Fresh and Complete Stock of Groceries Will Sell 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 O A COYJ C BROWNINGR P BROWNING BROWNING BROS COLUMBIA LIVERYMEN Splendid Vehicles firstclass teams safe drivers Our Stable at all times is well stocked with provender Your trade so licife- dEntranceWater Street New outfits for all purposes BE4k Q ST1ANEffiMJIEIRl1Y1JEW VU1UNl3ItA9 1rIE1 iIU IKW o We Keep a Fall and Complete Line of Fresh Groceries WILL DELIVER Thorn to Any Home Inside the Corpo rate Limits of Columbia PHONE 4G GIVE Us A PART OF YOUR BUSINESS r PLACE OF BUSINESS CORNER ON SQUARE AND JAMESTOWN STREET Pickett Tobacco Warehouse INDEPENDENT C A Bridges Co PROPRIETORS Cor Eighth and Main Streets CHAS A BRIDGES W O BRIDGES Four J1onts Storage Free j DR JAMES MENZIES LOVIS3LILLE KY l JEFFRIES IIOFFICEColumbia Ky OJEOpf1TJ1Y In Consultation and Examination Free at Office THE MARCUM HOTEL e e ee COLUMBIA KY 0 IS A BRICK BUILDING OF MODERN Q Q Architecture containing 35 new neat and well wene tilated rooms It is nicely furnished conveniently Q located and is the best hotel in Southern Kentucky e Accommodations equal to the best city hotels Three e- e good sample rooms for commercial me- ne es M H MARCUM Propr iosQo eoe o eQ oeQQ e eQ 1w P BRANDENBURG Jeweler SSE W1Vlarket LOUISVILLE KY 0 Full line of Watches Clocks Diamonds and Jewelry Spectacles Silverware Etc Fine Watch Repairing All Work Warranted DRESSED LUMBER The undersigned proprietor or the Panlog Mill iocatedon Sulphur Fork desire to say that we are ready to deliver all kInds of lumber In the town or Columbia at the very lowest pric- esROUGHS LUMBER We also keep upon the yard a large supply or undressed lumber which we will deliver upon the same termsrAll we ask is to examine our material and get our prices JQhnW Morrison- i 1 r illbt lUr111111oOunt Published Every Wednesday BY THENews dair oa O KXNCORPOKATED CHAR 8 HARHIB Editor r Democratic newspaper devoted to the of the city of Columbia and thu people of Adair and adjacent counties Entered at the Columbia Postodice as second class mail matt- erWED MAY 41904 The war news is somewhat unreliable but we give it as it comes to us The latest is that an en gagement of twenty minutes was fought a few days ago be tween Japanese and Russian de tachments on the Manchurian side of the Yalu river The Jap anese are said to have been re pulsed The St Petersburg cor respondent of a Paris paper says a Japanese transport with 600 troops has been sunk by a Rus sian submarine boat It is be lieved at St Petersburg that the Japanese sustained severe losses in crossing the Yalu but the offi cial reports are withheld and the press dispatches are meager A report of another battle on the Yalu river says 16000 Japanes- met e 30000 Russians winning complete victory Mr Allison chairman of th Senate Committee on appropria tions announces that the ap propriations of the session just endedshow an increase of 28 000000 over the appropriations for the last session Mr stated that the total would reach 800000000 not including the appropriation for the Panama ca nal A Republican of this section of the State became very much in censed when the Legislature propriated 20000 to a Goebel monument In express ing his indignation he said When Lincoln was assassinated Beckham would not allow the Legislature to make an appropri tion for a cheap tombstone to b erected to his memory President Roosevelt has not yet been successful in getting the appointment as Collector of the Port at Charleston S C of hi negro man Crum Just befor- the Senate adjourned an effort for the third or fourth time fail ed Senator Gallinger withdraw ing the appointment There is a split in the Sixt Kentucky Congressional district Last Thursday Joseph L Rhinos- was nominated by one convention x and Judge John T Hodge by an a other The trouble will go to th 4 Democratic State Central Corn mittee for settlement It is gen erally believed that the action nominating Rhlnock will be sus tained I In reversing the case of the Auditors agent against the Citi zens National Bank of Lebanon for back taxes the Court of Ap peals holds that the statute of limitation bars any recovery for more than five years preceding the suit and that the action o the County Board in assessing property is final and there can be no appeal from it Mrs Robt Taylor of Tenne- see has been granted a divorce from her husband who has been three times Governor of his state served in Congress and at this time is perhaps the most note lecturer in the field rThe London Republican district convention was organized by the Hunter men Hon M Rey Yar berry was made Chairman of the convention Wm Bryley was elected Chairman of the district committee Custer Gardner was given the death penality at Munfordville Friday for assassinating Squire Osborn and his son David Os born near Pikeview last Novem ber It was a righteous verdict ExGov W 0 Bradley will be a delegateatlarge to the Republican national convention Congress has adjourned and appropriations will cease for a time f TRIBUTE OF KESPLCTt WHEREAS The all devouring scythe of Time has overtaken our beloved brother Marshall H Marcum we have again been called in the most solemn manner to regard the uncertainty of death We have lost a most zeal ous patron of Masonry his wife a most faithful husband his hissChurch a devout member and the community an excellent citizen Therefore be it Resolved That we Columbia Lodge No 96 F and A M tender the bereaved members of our departed brothers family our sincere sympathy and condolence in their loss which we share with them 2d That for thirty days we wear the usual badge of mourning in memory of our deceased brother 3d That these resolutions b spread upon the record of this Lodge a copy thereof furnished to the members of our departed brothers family and that the Columbia Spectator and Adai County News be requested t publish them A G TODD J E MURRELL JAS GARNETT JR- Committee PREACHING NFXT SUNDAY DunnyillcaW H C Sandidge Oak Forest A H Baugh Esto eJ F Roach Harrods Fork G W Montgomery Moreland J F Barger Christian Chapel F E Lewis Mt Carmel A L Mell Gradyville T J Campbell Concord SpringsnJ B Debod Foundation J P Scruggs Zion J F Hopkins Bethel Ridge W G Bradford Bruices Chapel W C Clemens Columbia YOSEMITE The Sundayschool at the likee at the organ She returned from Lexington a few days before But for our aversion to personals we would mention the fact that Clarence Coleman Arthur Baugh and Jason Tay Sundayerid- ing on the public highway plead guilty and was let off with one cent and cost in the Justice court here Saturday He promised to be more careful in the future and the officers gave him most of costS troublees as as The factions brought about by the Gi oneqWesley contest last summer have lined up and a fierce fight was made in each preciuct for District Chairman and there was the same struggle when countha nokt trouble will crop out In the let us stand off and sic em on an demoeare anyway There is a free turnpike sentiment in some parts of this county while other parts are clamoring for more pikes The Southern and Eastern parts of the county have po pikes neither has the Ca seys creek section Those people think it would be justice to give them good roads before taxing them to pay for roads from which they would derive no benefit In our opinion rather than free the pikes we have it would be better for the county to expend a few thousand dollars in bridging our streams and making pikes in localities having non dfe o pIe Capt A B Williams Yosemites on ly Attorney is anxious to communicate with old soldiers especially those 62 tellSs practice in all the courts of from that of the writer usually held in the back room of a country store the Supreme Court of t he ahvadthat kind but tries his hand occasional frequentlybrings clientsAs Sharp was returning from the country on the 25th the mare he was driving to a cart became frightened when opposite the school house on the Trace Fork pike She started off at breakneck speed and Dick seeing hi inability to manage her picked a soft place and tumbled off The mare ke up her wild antics toying with the hicle until she reached the tollgate j byJassplinters left of the cart but strange to say not a hair was missing from the much frightened animal DECATUR The fruit crop has not all been killed but greatly damaged The outcome in wheat has been great and the yieldmay be greater than vex = pected planthereed J CAMP BELLSVILLE For the killing of Bud Fisher by Henry Johnson both ofcolor the latter wasacquitted in the late term of the circuit court on the ground of self fense Mr John H Chandler lost in some unaccountable way two 10 bills which he had placed in his breeches pocket temporarily Although searchwas made soon after no trace of the missing money has been found and the loss remains still a mystery This occurred one day last week Winter oats are in bad shape Grass is coming on pretty well considering the unprecedentedcold weather Fruit is thought the eariy kinds to be nearly ifnot totally destroyed Our courageous farmers not discourged by uufa vorable weather are making vigorous efforts to get in good crops of corn spring oats and tobacco Garden truck is backward Mr W H Walsh who has a position in Cincinnati has been visiting his family and friends here for two weeks He will return Saturday Mr Chas Bridges brother inlaw of W A Chandler whom he haS been vis theeployed as manager in the construction- of public improvements at a good salary He is a skillful engineer and has long been engaged in the railroad and himr0Mr Emmet Chandler and Miss Lillie Waller went to Louisville last week and got married The latter is a beautiful and accomplished daughter of Mr W E Waller a wholesale dealer in lum ber at this place The former is an tive and successful business man here Geo Hodgen the wellknown barber of this place has a pearl handle knife which he has been carrying in his pock et 21 years and a small pair of pocket scissors 9 years MT PLEASANT Some of the farmers have about fin ished planting corn The fruit crop is a failure in this neighborhood The snow that fell on the 20th of this month was deeper than any we had last winter Mrs Josh Butler who has been con fined to her bed for several days is improvingMr Callison is sgme better at this writing Mr Horace Murrell is on the sick liste Ell Z T Williams filled his regular EgyptSaturdayable discourses Mr and Mrs Mont Conovcr of Zion visited the latters parents several days of last week IRVLYSSTORE W P Ford has removedwith his family to Somerset having sold his farm some time ago to Jas Smith Born to the wife of Silas A Roy on the 22 a boy newbSquire Emerson was quite sick a few days ago but is much better now Last Sunday morning Sidney and andYpromwoulddthem arrested and taken to town each dayAsthe community for a long time the whole neighborhood co mmended Squire Emerson for his prompt action L Hammond is arranging tovisit New Mexico for his health C A Hammonds bought a pair of Campbellfor BLISS waseon M L Grissom purchased fine mare of J B Shirley of Milltown Miss Carrie Flowers visited Mrs Sue Grissom Thursday Jim Will Walker of Gradyville was here on business Thursday respectedehere t0Newton Smith one of our oldest cit diedYsyearsofwas SanyGlory to an almost certain proposed electric horse coming pn to this neck of the wood Amos Richards sold an aged cow to the merchants here for 20 sDogwood winter is on in our midst along with a wet spell Some farmers rojoicPmg over corn as ustrMr Bob Allen of the Pettisfork sec tion was in this locality selling carpet stretchers one day last week E G Atkins of Columbia called on our merchants Saturday Miss Bettie McCaffree who lives in Todds Gave neighborhood and who has had pneumonia convalescing J C Browning of Milltown was here Saturday W E Bradshaw of Columbia was here Saturdry Mrs ItlolHe Troutman sold her tobacco to J J Hunter ofGranY ille DRESSED BUILDING LUMBER 4TJTROS COLUTuTBI1 KIBNTWQKIV The undersigned have just put in new machinery and are ready to furnish all kinds of dressed building material at the lowest possible figures custom Work Veranda Trimmings Mouldings Etc a Specialty OFFICE ON SOUTH SIDE PUBLIC SQUARE TIE SAME OLD STAND PHONE 43 L O HURT EDWIl HURT HARDWARE SADDLES HARNESS FARM IM PLEMENTS AND FIELD SEEDS CORN DRILLS 0 EMPIRE SHOE SUPERIOR Disc PLANTERS FRIEND AND BLACK HAWK CULTIVATORS aNEW WESTERN LITTLE JOKER AND BUCKEYE BUGGIES and HARNESS FARM We can you in anything in our line on us F JEFFRIES Columbia Columbia Roller Mill 1 00 Imanufacture and theelSOUI a R of Meal Bran and buy and Corn and pay cash a with our and from mills of ofI promptly filled mjMyers Staples Colulnbiaa Kentucky Wilmore Hotel1f W 31 Gradyville Kentucky ITHERE is no better to stop at the aboved named hotel Good sample rooms and a firstclass table very reasonable Feed BOBB1TT HOTEL LEBANON J D SON Railroad Street Wlthln Fifty of the Depot Newly 0Iclea beds Special accommodations for men reasonable Trade of and counties solicited WE ARE NOW READY TO ANY KIND of horseshoeing and work all kinds of Buggy Carriage and Wagon Repairing Wo are also prepared to apply all kinds of new TIRE ZCIpairson street near Main Give ns a CLARK PARSON Campbelisvillc Ky Mar ily I S GRADY DENTIST I t ISPECIAL PLOWS 0 PLOWS ARE THE BEST WAGONS 0 OLD HICKORY AND TENNESSEE WAGO- NSFERTILIZER 0 GLOBE AND NATIONAL NONE BETTER please needed Call Wm SON Ky We venir Brands Flour I the market Wheat large stock price We i make other Flour We furnrsh all Rough Lumber place Rates stable attached BOBBITT Proprietors Yards commercial Rates Adair adjoining srectfully NOTICE Blacksmithinff RUBBER c J66e90 VULCAN keep + CM WISEMAN SONf WE lt Sand OPTICIANS Dealers in Diamonds and Precious Stones 0ecial attention given to work and all orders of goods in ourllne 132 West Market between 1st and 2nd- Opoltebtulcllail LOUISVILLE KENTUCKY LIVE STOCK MARKET Reported by the Louisville Live Stock Exchange Bourbon Stock Yards4 r CA1TLE Extra shipping 1350375 Light shipping 2 50350 Best butchers 4 003125 Fair to good butchers 3 E03 75 Common to medium btchr 3 003 40 r HOOP Choice packing and butchers 200 to 300 ibs 620 Fair to good packing 160 to 200lbs 495 Good to extra light I20jo 4 50 SHEEP AND LAMBS good to extra shipping Sheep 3 5033 75 Fair to good 2 502 75 Common tomeiium L60j200 y- 0 NEW LIVERY FIRM flASSIE CHEWNING ICOLUMBIA KY thelateStaples Robertson Co 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 G8ADYVILLE STOCK FARM JORDAN PEACOCK No 1148 S H R4LThe best breeder in Kentucky will roake the present season at his livingcoltor or treatmenttheproven highestprIcesold and as high as 2000 ati1 years old There never has been a horse in Southern Ky that his get has sold as high as Jordan Pea cocks as a show horse he stands with a record second to none He hasdefeatedJrThorntontucky Squirrel owned by Mr L W Preston of Glasgow and a host ofother good ones too numerous to mention Jordans colts are also winners Jordan Star made 22 shows at 2yearsold and won 21 blues and one rpd Willie Peacock at 2yearsold won the sweepstake at GeldingoverYork saddle mare owned by L T Crenshaw of Lexington who won HorseCavehorses in Kentucky Now if you want to raise the best breed to siredbyported Jordans 1st Dam by Cabbells Lexington he by Guist Black LewisJordana better bred horse living than JORDAN PEACOCK StJuhnAll care to prevent accidents but I will not be responsible should any occur Pasture at 50 cts per week or grain fed at cost Rospt W L Grady Bigger Stocks Better Values In Carpets Hugs Mattings and Linoleum RightWhencome whether you buy or not HUDDU6h Ios524526528 W Market St LOUISVILLEKY = n WOODSON LEWIS JAS C LEWIS Uood5o 9 leui5 9 Bro ARE NOW RECEIVING Four carloads of Buggies Surreys andother vehicles Four carloads of Wagons Two carloads of Plows Oliver Chilled Plows Hillside Plows Double- Shovel and Pony Plows Two carloads IDiscFERTILIZERTen car loads of Fertilizer We will sell you Fertilizer at prices that will surprise you Write us for prices and information Mention Adair County Newsjwhen you write WOODSON LEWIS BROIJ Greensburg Kentucky 20 rOlln6S Granlllat66SUDar X100 Gain W L WaIK6r PERSONAL MENTION Mr Jonas Roach Grad rviIle was here Monday Mr C S Harris was quite sick the first of the week Mrs J V White was quite sick the first of the week Dr U L Taylor returned from Richmond last week Mr and Mrs J B Coffey visited at Montpelier last week Mr Reed Shelton was quite sick several days of last week Mr H C Walker Gradyville was in Columbia last Friday Messrs S E Terry and A W Pedi go of Glasgow were here Monday Jo a little son of Mr and Mts J B Barbee is quite sick with pneumonia Mr G H Nice Gradyville who has been quite sick was in town Monday lIon M Rey Yarberry represented conevention Remember that there will be preach ing at Presbyterian church next Friday night Mr M L Mitchell who has been quite sick for several weeks has about recovered Mr J M Campbell wife and little 1r son Robert were here from Pellyton Monday Mr Cameron Dunbar our Creelsboro contributor came over Sunday to see his mother Capt W W Bradshaw lion Geo Nell mid wife and Mr T R Stults are betterMr Williams and wife Mont pelier visited Mrs Williams mother here Sunday Mr Godfrey Hunter was here a few days ago on his return from Burksville to Louisville Mr Jo Williams who has been at tending college at Lexington returned home last Thursday Dr L C Nell and Mr Sam Lewis are in Louisville attending the Repub t lican State convention Dr H M Barg the opticIan arrived in Columbia last Saturday night and is now at the Marcum Hotel Dr S P Miller who lives three miles from Columbia was very sick several days of last weep Mr J T Lowe of Gainsboro Tenn is spending a few days with his broth ers family and friends in Columbia Misses NancyWand Belle Butler of the Mt Pleasant neighborhood paid the News office a visit last Saturday Mr T A Smith of this place who has been attending the Ohio College of Dental Surgery reached home Satur day night Mont and Harlan Richards of near i Jamestown were in Columbia Saturday and vitited their uncle Mr Ad Richards of Garlin Judge J W Kinnaird and Mr M O Scott attorneys of the Edmonton bar were in Columbia last Saturday and paid their respects to the News Misses Bessie Dohoney and Mollie Caldwell accompanied by Mr Jo Con over visited Miss Jesse Taylor near Montpelier Saturday and Sunday Last Sunday was a beautiful day lowttown being conveyed in a small invalid buggy pushed by her husband Dr Everett Lester of Kendall who has been attending a dental college in Louisville reached Cslumbia last Thurs day evening His brother Mr Ewell f Lester met him at this place and ompanied him home S A Gann County Judge of Russell county and T R Morrison Deputy U S Marshal were ill Columbia Sunday en route to the Republican State Con vention which will convene in Louisville katnoon today Wednesday Mr R P Breeding and his little grandson Rich Dillon were in Colum bia Saturday Rich put most of his time at the News office and gave evidences by close watching that he was very much interested in the printing business Mr John McFarland and Dr P V Ballou of Rowena were in Colsmbia last Wednesday enrQute home They are prominent Masons and had been to Lebanon where they received the Knights Templar degree and the other by a commandry r degreexonferred JOTTINGS Eld Z T Williams commenced a series of meetings at Burksville last Monday night Mr John M Flanagan of Wesley Russell county was here last Friday to r have a tumor removed roma fine mare The operation was performed very sue cessfully by Dr U L Taylor Columbia Chapter No7 Royal Arch Masons will meet next Friday after noon at 230 for the purpose of onferr ing degrees At night the Royal Arch will be conferred All Companions arE requested to be present The converts who united with thE Baptist church at the recent meetin will receive the ordinance of baptisn this Wednesday at 3 oclock Th- congregation wili meet upon the bank of Russells creek at the mouth i Disappointment I J i t Superb Showing of Spring Merchandise Goods of High Character and Low Price popuIlar ly attractive Ettamines Voiles Brilltan tines and Cecilians in all thE flow Colors and weaves Linen atamine5 printed Linens Plain Linens Cotton Voiles Crashes New Styles in Champaign effect Silk Pollges of soft beautiful text ure I am showing a choice line ofl waistings in Parsian tissues in Sheer quality and finish French Madras Plain and Fancy weave Linens Linen Sheetings andchampaign colors and printed suiting linen Lace Colors Embroidered Turnovers in sets New Crush Belts in silk kid and patent leather Ribbons in all their beautyof colors Brass and pearl buttonsSilk and Lace- Medaliods Champaign Laces in manxexq isite styles too name ious to mention WERE NOT FORGOTTEN My- Stock of Hats Fur and Straw wearSkirts Soft and- Beauti fulgoodsof Patterns An ex tensiveline Black and Col ored Pet icoats A new varied line of lace curtains lace curtains by the yard scrims and nets have special inducements in my carpet department Special things in Straw and Jap Mattings Cotton Warp Beautiful Rugs of which space will not allow me to describe My line of Gents furnishing goo d cannot be surpassed in Mens Tailor mad- eReadytoVear suits in latest patterns and styles My line of Buck eye pants is upto date in make and material was never so attractive as this season CHILDREN I s We can please you in Price lit and raterial Will especially ask you to examine my line of Shoes for Men Women and Children never so attractive as this season in Patent Kids Velours Vici Box Calf from the custom made to the cheapest grade NATIONAL cannot be ov erlooked they are in the new shapes and at all prices Spring line of Mens hosiery is new and complete Anything you want you will find in quality and price to suit No trouble to show you Come and see for yourself An early call will convince you SPECIAL 30 DAYS ONLY 20 lbs Granulated sugar 100 cash only Beans ofPolks B lb Tomatoes 25c Bash only Wire Nails Be lb cash only All kind of produce bought at the highest market price Giv me a call Yours for Business LWALKERsSpecial attention to Telephone Orders Phone 15 il j i i BARGAINS We have just received a new stock oj Ladies and Misses Tailormade Dres1 Skirts These skirts were bought the Clearance Sale of one of the best Tailoring establishments in the country so we can offer you styles and values not heretofore shown in this market Prices from 200 to 1000 RUSSELL MURRELL TO liE MARRIED Tomorrow Thursday evening at 730 at theresidence of Rev W C Clemens pastor of the Presbyterian Church Mr Clint Smith and Miss Lil lie Yingling both of this place will be united in marriage The groom to be is a son of the late Ethan Smith and is a decendant of a prominent family of this county his grandfather W y a t t Smith being one of the influential men of Adair in his day Miss Yingling has been making her home at the residence of Mr A Hunn since her early girlhood and is a very deserving young lady- The friends of the contracting par ties hope that the comIng union will be a blessing to themliving happily the remainder of their lives For the present the couple vil1 reside with Mr Smiths mother A CARD Mrs M E Marcum and her three daughters Mrs T E Paull Misses Sallie Rey and Nina Mareum return their heartfelt thanks to the citizens of Columbia for the interest manifested during the late illness of husbandand father To the members of the Masonic Fraternity who were untiring in their watchfulness their thanks are also due Nothing was left undone and in the language of one of the fam ily the devotededness of loyal friends will never be forgotten CAPT J S CIIAPrf1I DEAD On Tuesday the 2Gth of April 1904 after a long illness the subject of this notice succumbed to the inevitable and calmly met his God The deccnSed was a native of Tennes see becoming a citizen of Adair coun ty Ky soon after the close of the civil war He was then a young man a carpenter by trade and at intervals built a number of houses in the county lie subsequently became a merchant doing business at Fair Play and at Cane Valley For the last four years he lived quiet ly at his home in the Glensfork coun try his health being so wretched that he could not pursue business with any satisfaction Capt Chapman was known throughout this county as an honorable citizen and his death is gen erally regretted He leaves a wife who is in a low srate of health and several sons and daughters He was about 73 years old and was a member of the Methodist Church In testimony of the esteem in which he was held many attended the funeral COL JOSEPlI STEWART DEAD Berkeley Cal April 23Lieut Col Joseph Stewart U S A retired died today aged eightythree He was a native of Kentucky a veteran of the Mexican War and of many Indian campaigns He was a graduate of West Point or the class of1842 with Sherman Hancock and Rosecranz The above dispatch was taken from the CourierJournal a few days ago and it was a shock to Mr William Stewart find Miss Sallie Stewart of this place brother and sister of the deceasedand who had received a letter from him a few days ago Col Stew art was born and reared in Columbia entering West Point when quite a young man After graduating he entered the regular army and for proficiency was frequently promoted until lie reached the commission of Colonel He served constantly until a few years ago when he was retired on account of age In tellectually he was strong and his cultured manners we are told were th talkof this town from his youth up His last visit to this place was about thirtyfive years ago There are a few persons in Columbia yet living who member the deceased as a young man and who speak of him irthe highes1 terms We do not know how mud family Cot Stewart left but we under stand there are several children To the brother and sister of this plate the News extends its sympathy 17FSTUCKFR On Wednesday the 27th of April 1904 Mr James B Yates a native GradyviUe this county and a formm resident of Columbia was married ir Knoxville tenn to Mrs Fannie Tel hume Tucker The groom is a son oj the late C C Yates and was a populaJ young man when he left Adair county fifteen years ago For several yea he has been selling a cash register i the State of Tennessee and we take that his genial manners has made him many friends throughout his territory NEW PRESS GOODS Mrs Murrell has just returned from the markets and we are now openingtJ new stock of Woolen and Wash Dres s Goods and Trimmings Ladies Furnish Weinvite you to see them- RUSSELL MURRELL Received today April 22 new Ladies Lace and Fancy Collars You areespecially invitedtosee them WALKER t Valleybrought growrin1855 In the grandparents of Mr Page removed from the old Dominion to this State locating near Cane Val ley In 1855 his grandfather went toVir ginia on a visit and on his return to th new Keutucky home brought a hand o tobacco also a twist and a plug placed the same in his trunk and while a user of tobacco he never molested his stock secured in the Old State keeping it as a momento of his trip and to show the product of the fatherland until his death some 41 years ago Since then it has not been disturbed save the leaf above mentioned It still possesses its full strength bright color and de lightful flavor for which Virginia tobac co is noted On the 24th of April the friends of Mr R L Browning a wellknown man of Metcalfe county celebrated his 74th anniversary with an immense surprise dinner At 9 oclock the company com menced arriving and continued to come until a merry crowd of a hundred had assembled When dinner was spread Rev Thomas gave a beautiful talk and after dinner had received due attention a pleasant hour was spent in singing The day was spent in a delightful man ner known only to the people of Met calfe and as the sun crept over behind the hill they bade their friend farewell wishing him every good fortune and many more birthdays Mr Newton Smith who perhaps was eightyodd years old and who removed from Taylor county to Adair several years ago died near lIilltown last Wed nesday At one time the deceasedwas in easy circumstances but he died a very poor man Our recollection is that he was the owner of a water grist and sawmill near Campbellsville at one time and had considerable other prop erty Mr N S Wheeler who is a fruit grower living in the Sparksville coun try was in town last Friday He re ported thathe had examined his cherry peach and apple trees and found that the buds were not killed He also stat ed that in his opinion there would be plenty of fruit on the ridge Rev F Ai Thomas of Louisville will preach the commencement sermon in the Chapel the third Sunday forenoon in this month Tuesday Wednesday and Thursday evenings following there will be exercises in the chapel by the students The public is cordially in vited to attend all these appointments It is expected that all the space in the LindseyWilson will be filled The wife of Mr Tine Leftwich died at Milltown last Sunday morning about 3 oclock She was a daughter of Mr Frank Darnell and was about 38 years old Besides her husband she leaves her parents and five children She was a devoted Christian wife and mother and highly respected by all her neigh bors She was a victim of consump tion Miss Jane Todda wellknown old maiden lady a native of this county is lying in a critical condition at the home of a Mrs Thompson in Metcalfe coun ty A few days ago she fell and hurt one of her hips but Gov Hindman who visited her last week thinks there is a chance for her recovery She is in her 9lst year Mrs Tim Bradshaw and daugh tel Miss Effie are now receiving their Spring millinerY They in vite their friends to call and ex amine the latest designs in hats bonnets etc satisfied that they can be pleased We need more money we are still i debt twelve hundred dollars If yo have not paid the amount that is du e the LindseyWilson Training School do so at once We want this matte NeM Tutt Treasurer J R Iiindman Guarantors Albert Burton has about recover ed thetevidentIn Conover at the coming term of circuit court Have your buggy painted and keep up with the season W R Sexton oj Columbia can make it look as neat m when it left the factory4t Call on W R Sexton if you wan t your buggy painted in a satisfactory manner Jeffries Sons building Columbia Ky 4t 3 cans Polks 3 lb tomatoes 25 cents Forn3 days only WALKE I am prepared to paint your bug and make it look ris neat as a new one W R SEXTON Last Monday Was county court an d trading was dull throughout the day The Adair circuit court will beg m Monday week Mr Sam N Hancock was made Master Mason last Saturday night Born to the wife Of C A Bell April 25 in St Louis adaughter 4k FRED JGIRTIN DEAD ofIhisna dear nephew who was 19 years and 7 months of age and who had been living with him sine to kindeflie told his mother acquaintances and uncle that he was ready to obey the summons that would call him from earth to that cces tial home where there would be no pain or death He had suffered in tensely since last August We will say to his sorrowing mother four sis ters and two brothers weep not as those who have no hope but live so that you may meet him at some time in that home of pure delight The funeral services were conducted by Rev Rice and the remains were in EpyptIn his friends and Sunday school mates let this be a warning for we know not the hour when the summons may come for us When we see his place vacant in his Sundayschool class we know there is too a vacant place in his home that can never be filled He cannot come to us but we can go to him to part no more FRIEND Mr J II Martin and family returns their sincere thanks to the many friends who waited upon the deceased FOR SALE For cash or on time would take lUm ber a firstclass fresh much cow Write or apply to JOSEPH H CUANDLE- ItCampbe1Isville Ky Owing to my early sales in Mens Clothing we are receiving some new thingsinWALKER painfulhis residence and in asscending a stairway he made misstep fell hurt ing one of his knees very badly A daughter of Arr Mart Wheat who lives near Fair Play died last week She was buried dear Mt Pleasant Rus sell county FOR SALEFour head of nice Berk shire hogs Will weigh 100 pounds each J R Montgomery Ozark Ky Boys beware of the girl that laughs the loud loose laugh but rather choose the one with the tender bewitching smile Remember the cackling hen never laid the golden egg Burley tobacco continues tobring big prices We note that Green county sold in Louisville last Thursday eight hogsheads at 1075 to G20 Green county also sold three hogsheads of darkat 900 to 655 For the coming term of circuit court there are docketed 196 misdemeanor cases 109 old and 87 new There are 22 felony cases two of which are murder and one accessory to murder There are four ordinary appearances and nine equity cases The two murder cases will evidently be tried You should subscribe for Ginseng News if you are interested in the culti vation of Ginseng It will give you much valuable information on the subject Only 20 cents a year 5 cents a copy Published quarterly by Geo E Wilson Cane Valley Ky Mention The Adair County News when writing lmo Ladies who want a periodical real interesting should send for The Womans Home Companion It is a muchnfiresideuwith any published in the leading periodicals of this country Only 100 a year 10 cents a copy The Crowell Publishing Co Springfield Ohio To the citizens of Adair county The undersigned are in the tombstone busi ness at Campbellsville Ky Camp bellsville is your neighbor and as you have no manufacturer of this work in Columbia would it not be to your interest to patronize us We guarantee satisfaction both in quality of work and prices We solicit work from Adair and adjoining counties COAKLEY Sms BROS Breed to Red Bird the inbred Catell Lexington at 1000 His colts have sold for the highest average price of any horse ever in this country I also have another good horse 16 hands high Lexington and Artist 600 two jacks at 500 each to insure living colts in all cases W S GRIFFIN Cane Valley Ky 4t ofgferings of Burley tobacco amounted to 334 hogsheads and the competition was probably the llvliest seen since the present upward movement began The French buyer was in the market and it was soon evident that he meant busi ness Other buyers were just as eager and as a result Burley advanced from to 3 per hundred Bright strippers a sold higher than atany other time dur ing the history of the trade Several hogsheads sold as high as 2600 and 2700 A great deal of dark tobacco rejectedr v WINTER 1r11EAT One year ago at this time the oondition of winter wheat was pronounced almost perfect by government experts Its average condition on the first day of AprIl a lD03 was declared by the agrioul tural department to be D7 3 This year these same statisticians rate the growing crop at only 76 G The same authority states that the average condition of the crop on April 1st of the last ten years has been S41 It will iJe seen that wheat prospects are at pros ent not flatteriug It did not pass through the long cold win ter in good condition for the rea son that the thermometer ranged lOW and the coverings of snowfall were light and infrfquoht and en- tIrely inadequate to the protec tion of the growing crop The acreage in wheat thrtugh out the country is Itlrge bcut- 33OOOOOOacreeaud it is far too early to claim that the yield will be unsatisfactory A good aver age crop may still be harvested but recordbreaking is impossible Wheat prices in New York are advancing which is an indication that the market is already discounting preeeJt unfavorAble conditions and reports Crop oxperts are disagreeing over the eouclusous to bo gather ed from the government reports Some are of the opinion that it points to a yield of 450000000 bushels others declare that a harvest of 400000000 bushels is all that can reasonably be eaten lated Will tor wheat is two thirds of the entire wheat yield of tho United States and its aggregate affects home prices amounts ex 110rttd and railway profits Most seriously ot all its condition is of interest to the producer It is conceded that the season is nearly a month backward und it is hoped that favorable weather during the text eight weeks will increase the yield per nero to a point that will overbalance any losses that have been incurred on account of the freezing out of the germinatiug seed There is a general impression that the government report for May will be a much better indication of crop conditions than that of April r Glasgow Times MONEY WAS p1 WED UP Fur or fiVd yours ago Ddniol Hayes then living near Garfield lost about 3000 iu gold It will be remembered that he employed a detective offerii g him 100019 find the money IlHd a man was at workon the case but discovered nothing I It now comes to light that the moneywhich was buried in a stable had been pawed up by a mule and scattered through the manure At a later date some ono entered the stable to get mt1J1ure for gardening purposes and in pulvorizingat some of the money IUS discovered Dil gent search I found it all but sixty dollars which have never been found Only recently have these facts been put into circulation but the story IS absolutely true Our if formatIOn is received from au an- thentic source and we give it to our readers who easily recall the loss as it was circulated n few years ago Breckinridge News TILE LORD AND ANDREW One of the last stories told to Andrew Carnegie before his recent departure for Europe amused him greatlyThe fond father who told the story was trying to impress upon his young son the necessity of contributing to the support of the poor through the medium of the churchcontribution bx and the lad was objectIng to parting with his give unless you re ally feel you would enjoy doing so said the father for you know the Lord loveth oilly the cheerful giver The boy was slllnt for a mC mente Then he blurted oqt Gee He must he dead stuck on Andrew Carnegie An attempt was made to wreck n passenger train on the Hnder son divisIOn of the Louisville and Nashville railroad Brig Gen Joseph Dickinson last of the Adjutant Generals of the Army of the Potomac died a few days ago inWashington The Fillplnos of the worlds fair usingtheirornament And this the basis ot good citIzenship over which former governorTaft is losing Aesb r NR FOLK N MlSSO URI t When Mr Folk began his can vase for the Governorship fIs souri his announced platform was If I am selected governor by the democrats of Missouri the first time a legislator takes a bribe there will be a message sent by mo to the general assembly asking his imLeachmont I willsee to it that n corrupt lobby is not allowed to pperato andthat the day of the sandbagging legls toe comes to nn end I shall uEe all of my power to put corrupt men out of the Democratic party organization and shall recom mend lsws foifoiting frAnchises and offices obtained by bribery and protecting them from prosecution by reason of such bribery II Upon this declaration Mr Folk is making his canvass for the democratic nomination ior gever nor Outside of St Louis which ii the hotbed of corrumption in the state and which has instruct ed its 111 votes for Hawesthe candidate of the oppositionFolk- is sweeping Missouri County af ter county has fallen in line far him and the indications are that he will go into the state conven tion with sufficient votes to nominate Honest men are standing together in Missouri and the democratic party has apparently solved to cleanse itself Hawes has not carried one country ceun ty in the state Unless all signs fail Fdt wIll be the next governor ot Missouri It requires 356 votes to nominate and Folk already has 127 with sentiment thoroughly aroused and the country democracy backing him splidlyGlaFgow Times TO INVESTIGATECIIRISTIANITr A Commission of Javaleeo get tlemen is to tour the country and find if possible if the American brand of religion is BUY better than that which they found ex istiug nt Europe Their xperi ence and observations in Europe apparently did not lead them to regard the Christian faith yry favorably ns substitute for their own religions They found the masses of peaplo living poorly largely in ignorance with much immorality prevailing in some countries with considerable hat red shown bt tweeu b dies varying in their beliefs and with current practices very far from complying with the doctrines taught If the commission in qustion publishesite views after trdovprEl icg the United States we will have un excilleut opportunity to set ouraelves as others Fee us SuH- coucit leads us tt believe or ay least hope Jhllt our conditions will produce a more favorable im pression It is true that in the larger cities there is much pover ty ignorance and vice existing Bet side by side with them will be found earnest and liberally sup ported efforts to raise the fallen to care for the distressed to edu cate the ignorant Schools colleges hospitals o r p h a a ago a homes for the aged abound everywhere Devoted men and women consecrate their lives to be among the vicious and depraved True in too many instances religion is but a form n cover assumed for worldly purposes but if our Japanese visitors probe deep enough they will doubtless find that the great heart of the nation is thor oughly sound and that the virtues of the ChrIstian faithare well worthly of adoption by their prog receive poorl at homeE Town Newe The Lawrenceburg News says the spring crop of school teachers will soon bloom out in beautiful luxuriance and the trustees will have the exquisite pleasure of lie toning to the dulcet strains of chin music that will fall from the lips of the would be pedagogues who will he pressing their most urgent claims of superiority in their ability to teach the young idea how t9 shoot IIWith the extra month added to the soboole- of Kentucky it is up to the true toue to lay aside any preconceived notions of favoritism and select teachers who have ability to teach aDd energy sufficient to keep on their feet during school hours and work the full number of hours the law requires Advertise in the News IT WILL INCREASE YOU R BUSINESS 4LL H 0 M EPRINT 2lOJ S tersu- r GR4 J iLEIMiss Kate Walker visited ifi Columbia last week ExGov J R Hindman of Columbia was here last week Goo T Flowers and Geo W Flow ers were in Burksville this week Last week was a great week with our tobacco buyerS Some of them received 60000 pounds H A Walker and daughter Miss Eva accompanied by J L Walker of Columbia visited their fatlier and moth er here Sunday Judge JasKinnaird and M O Scott of Edmonton passed through here last week enroute for Columbia A little child of Mr md Mrs E V Thompson died last week of fever Col E Bohanan wllo recently re moved to Columbia paid his friends n visit here Saturday night md says lie IS favorably impressed with Columbia W C Yates and viCe of Portland were here Saturday shopping Mesdames James W Walker and James Debord are on the sick list Miss Sallie Beard and Mr John Coom er who have pneumonia are better D A Grady took several head of horses to Glasgow for L W Preston SaturdayJ and son of near Co lumbia were here Friday and bought several head of cattle of Smitp Nell at 17 per head J Q Alexander the popular dry goods man of npbellsville was with our merchants Saturday Geo H Nell the wellknown stock man has been confined to his room with chills A G Moss and daughter Miss Ad die of Greensburg visited relatives here last week Miss Mary Annie Hunter has been on the sick list Mr Herschel Sherrill informed your correspondent that he shot and killed 16 crows and one hawk Who can beat him Prof G B Yates returned from Knoxville Friday where he attended the marriage of his brother J B Yates to Mrs Fannie Tucker of Dan ville Profs Yates is well pleased with that climate Walker Hunter and Wilmore Moos are prizing tobacco Both firms have n large amount on hand Mr G W Flowers and Rey Mont gomery of Columbia spent Sunday in our city Quite a number of people from Co lumbia attended church at Union Sun day Rev Layman of Cumberland county preached an interesting sermon after which the Lords supper was ad ministered Mr J Z Collins who moved in this community from Russell county a few months ago has proven to be one of our best citizens and farmers Mr Collins has an eyeforprotection as well as business lIe has just about com pleted a very large storm house that will protect hie family and neighbors during the hardest storm Prof Moss of Columbia visited the family of Mr N H Moss last Friday On Saturday in company with several others he made asquirrel hunt and re turned in the afternoon with twenty five squirrels Itwas easily ascertained that the Professor is Just as profic ient with a shotgun he is in the schoolroom Smith Nell sold last week to 1IrI Edwards of Campbellsville 200 sheep at from 250 to 350 per head Thos Dowell sold 12 cattle to J J Hunter for 20000 L M Wilmore sold Geo H Nell two mules for 26000 J W Walker sold W M Wilmore one oU horse for W F Staples soldi J W Walker onework mule fqrOtJ lNCIENT EARS OP COL- Mr Dan McKenna the wenknown distiller or Fairfield has hatging in his Vince two ears or corn grown to 1876 One Is nearly white and the other Is red and both grew on the fame stalk and for that reason Milt Downs a colored laborer on the Mc Kenna farm at that Urn hung them In their present prosltlon for preserva Mon The year 1876 was a line one for corn the McKennas raising about 6000 bushels Other t umers or Nel son county raised raised correspond Ij large crops Nutwlthstendlng their great age till two tara or corn spoken or above are In a fairly goad state ot preservation and Mr McKenna prIzes them very highlyBardstown Stand ar GOOD ROADS COMING Toe Latlnllr goodroads bill will It announced te reported favorably by the senate committee un agrlcultnre early In the next ses Ion or congress Tue passage or the hill In some form or other Is regarded as a certain tyThe senate committee decided to amend the bill by fixing 6100000 as the maximum appropriation which each state shall receive and that It shall thereafter share In the balance ot the approprlttlun is proportion to its population ProviSIOn Is also made In the blll that nrl city shall be credit ed with more than 10000 population the purpose or this being Ito limit the appropriations for states havtnu large cities thus preventing themJrom car rylog off the lions share or the appro prlatlon orIginally wholly designed to ben fit country roads J Frank Hanly hasbeen nom mated by the Republicans of In diana for Governor THE ADAIRCOUNTY NEWS4 VENO3IOUS PUFFING ADDER While pulling up some wild onions on his place a few days ago Mr W T Robinson or Faulconer disturbed the quiet rest or a putting adder and came very near being bitten by the reptile Mr Robinson got down off his horse and was on his knees In the act of pulling up the weed when the snake whIch was lying under it coiled quickly and madeastrlke at Mr Robinsons face Th0 gentleman jumped back and prepared for b1ttle wag so unnerved that for several minutes he was unable to assume courage enough to apppoach the snake He afterward killed It with a club Mr Robinson said It was the first adder he had seen In several years and was unduubtedly the kind that Is so venemous IIe considers his escape miraculous Dan vllIe Advocate Lately the debates in Congress have been enlivened with a rather unusual number ni sharp passages between the reprtseutdtlvCII llf the app sng parties In rue tosuca they have been characterized oy expressions neither parliamentary nor In keeping with the proprIeties ot debate In this respect the violation has been specla ly notable In the case ur Senator Nel son of Iowa and Representative Ilep burn ot Minnesota boll of au ago which agravates the impropriety ur using expressIOns whIch add no power to argument and lower the dignity Ot the bodies or which they are members The retort or Mr Cucltran to Mr Dal- z ll on the other hand shows that a memoer can utter a crushing rdbuke In debate without resort to unparlia- mcntary language It was once fash- iouable In some quarters to refer to cases of Improper expressions on the part uf Southern members as planta tion madners but It would seem that the fashion has been adopted by representatives or a higher zoieCouri- crJournal COLUMBIA MARKET REPORTED BY SAM LEWIS Wool Grease clean 18 Washed Wool 25 Beeswax 22 Feathers 44 pHidesGingeng 400 Spring Chickens Old Hens 8 Eggs 12 Dried Apples 2 This report will be submitted for revision w3ekly- e 00o ee 06N eee loee e toi i e s oeo o eop condition and I assure you first e class work as well as the best 6 treatment E L REESE e JAMESTOWN Ky p oooeeooososooeseee ooo- By Yl BIG FOUR e The Best Line to 0 INDIANAPOLIS o PEORIA And all POints CHICAGO in Indianna- iMichigan I BUFFALOJI I tnfolnitiou nished City Ticket on EastI Route or write to IFour Passgr S J Gates 4thI ment Louisville Ky Xi Taal NEW UNDERTAKERS SHOP AT Russell Springs Ky I have jUst opened an Undertakers Shop at Russell Springs I keep ready for use aU kinds of COFFINS AND CASKETS which will be sold at short profits Give me a call and be convinced that it would be to yourintcre ttpatronize myshop- J E SNOW Russsli Creek Poultry arm BARRED PLYMOUTH ROCK FOWLS EXCLUSIVELY EGGS Fon HATCHINGHaving carefully mated our breeding yard for the season or1904 we are prepared to fill orders for eggs from fine strain of B P RocK Eggs 100 per 16 fifteen Thanking my friends for past favors soliciting your patronage in the future MRS H J PAXTON R01lin burg Ky 2man- t f J CJlEAP LANDS For Eiincgcekers anti ColonIes The country along the Cotton Belt Route In Southeast Missouri Arkan sic Northwest Louisiana and Texas offers the greatest opportunities for Homeseekerfl Mild climate good water cheap building material abund ance or fuel and soil that will often In a single lieaSon yield ennuuh tll pay for the ground Laud lan bo brlUlb- ta cheap as3250 an acre prairie land at SI and 5 per acre up brJ tom land at 35 and 6 per acre up ttnprovd or partly cleared land at 610 and per acre up Sme line nrtipIsItiIie for coloniestracts of tll acres at 4 tP tb pr MrI innet n his for a good organizer Fruit and truck lands In the famous peach and tn0atu- heltof Ezst Texas at to per acre up Write u for irfornation about cheap rates excuriundates so Iteraturc descriptive for this erett uIry and let m hlp yrni tint1 a JuDIe that will cost you nu more than the rent you pay every year E W LABEAUf G P A Cotton Belt Route St LoulsMo- TIIPO KENTUCKY Thro that grand state or Kentucky Where the Old Dome gouts name Wilme the fields are over ilowing With the yellow ripening grain Here tobacco plants are growing In the holds not sown with corn Tobacco plantsbig as cactus Just as sure as you are horn Yes theyrelarJc as goodaxed cactus Larger in our hume like view But Its or as fine a grade as Is tba told Kentucky Def Here all people reap a harvest Money In bank front year to year All the green clJamlty howlers Lose their jobs when they laud here Here the dry ways are the highways Built high and dry from rains and Iluod Here the good roads delegation Swear tIle roads are suttoly good But of pikes and highways Tberes aroad thatsuits wy taste Tis the line or Solid Comfort And the trains let no time waste From Kentucky to St Louis Operates this road of class Across thetdwous old Green River On its roadbed smooth as glass Would you know whatroad I speak or Listen then to my advice Fur youll need It In your business On your trip to Paradise In your travels to St Louis Hustle beat them under the wJre Gdt the llendtJrsJo Route habit TIs a good one to acquire JACK llEXDEnSON GLLAOJIEJt CHEAP RATESSOUTIIWEST- Sourthern Missouri Arkansas Louisiana and Texts Hdmeseekery Opportmiit- iHeres s your chance Very low oueway add round trip rates Southwest this winterabout half the regular fare twice a month nearby dates are Dec 15 ID03 May 5 to Spt 2 and lD04 Gocd time to visit South east Missouri Arkansas Louis tan a or Texas nod pick out a loca tionRound trip tickets permit stop over on the going trip return dim It 21 days Writo and tell us your starting point and where you no to go We will tollt exactly what your ticket will cost one way or round trip we will Bee that your baggage is checked and that you are comfortably located on the right train Write for our illustrated descriptive literature maps lists of real state agents and let us help you find a better home in the country along the Cotton Belt Route Write today to ho O Schaffer T P A Cotton Belt Route Cinti O or- E I La Beaume G P T A Cotton Belt RouteSt LOUlsMo VETINERY SURGEON Flstulo PoUevn splints spavia or ahy surgical work done at fair prices r am fixed to take care ot stock Special attention to eye- sSDORENSHAW mile from Columbia onDlsappolntment The prospects are not regarded as favorable for the passage by Congress ot the Cooper Philippine Bill Much opposition has developed tq the section Riving Government aid to railroad building in the Philippines vwwuyvwvir nuivitsCwwwvrWVWW A 1IEMLER PRESIDENT THEO RECTANUS VPRES inw 5CW COLE KwAli Ali in New Farmers Home Hotel w i7n 400 422 EAST MARKET STREET7n Above Preston LOuisville Ky nE lE 7IE w m- 3cst Lquipt too per JDa2 motet In the tlnitcb Statesii n STREETCAR FACILITIES TO ALL PARES OF CITY nnZtnni7ni77inmPnnmvn71CnPHB7LD o BUGGIES SURREYS HARNESS BEST GOODS LOWEST PRICESSend for Catalogue BuildingLouisvill6 eQQ OOC0FIFTH All6NUE HOTEL Q 0iEEEo33 0 fIFTH STREETS 0 0LOUISvf E KENTUCKY 0 e4frFfrc0 Refurnlshecir aced and Remodeled A Firstclasss 4 Hotel at Pop r it oow Convenient to Wholesale and Retail 0Districts Churches and Theatres 00 0e Pike Campbell Gee Schenck Ass t rfr0 4 00000000000- DEH E BROTHERS116 East Market Street LOUISVILLE KEN TUCKY Carry All Heights In STOCK SEND AND PRICES ij SSELiJiM SPRINGS ti TJThl E HUMBLE PROP iJussell Springs le tuckg j yo4o t+ Tl1is Is ONE OF THE BEST HOTELS IN SOUTHEASTERN KENTUCKY I The Rooms are Large Well Furnished and the Table Supplied With the Best the Country Affords HEALTllCURlNG WATER LIVERY ATTACKED cooccco ccccccc JOHN L HEflT f S6Gf6tafU an Tf6aSUf6f UTICA LIME COMPANYINCO- RPORATED 7 421 West Main Street LOUISVILLE KENTUCKY WHOLESALE DEALERS IN Limo Fire Brick Louisville Cement The Famous Black Diamond or other brands Fire Clay Portland Cement Standard Brands American and Imported Sewer Pipe Plaster Paris Plastering Hair Etc Enquiries for prices ilivited Orders Promptly Filled El1t rprisB Hot 0- GflflS t F CHINS BOIPROPRIETORS 234242 EAST MARKET ST ir SET MID norD 51- 5J40UISYILLE ICY- o Rates 100 per dayAbsolute Satis foction Guaranteed SPECIAL RATES TO REGULAR BOARDERS PATTERSON HOTELJAMBST01K1Y KY Nobetter place can he found than at the above named botel IS new elegantly furnished and the table at all times supplied with0 the best the market affords Feed Stable in connection J B PATTERSON u l r