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The Breckenridge news: December 12, 1917 The Breckenridge news 300dpi TIFF G4 page images John D. Babbage Cloverport, KY 1917 brc1917121201_sn86069309 These pages may be freely searched and displayed. Permission must be received for subsequent distribution in print or electronically. The Breckenridge news: December 12, 1917 The Breckenridge news John D. Babbage Cloverport, KY 1917 $IMLS This electronic text file was created by Optical Character Recognitio n (OCR). No corrections have been made to the OCR-ed text and no editing has be en done to the content of the original document. Encoding has been done through an automated process using the recommendations for Level 1 of the TEI in Librar ies Guidelines. Digital page images are linked to the text file. THE BRECKENRIDGE NEWS. $1.50 a Year; VOL. XLII SOc for 4 months; 75c far 6 months. ALL THE NEWS THAT'S FIT TO PRINT. $1.50 a Year; 50c for 4 months; 75c for 6 months. CLOVERPORT, KENTUCKY. WEDNESDAY. DECEMBER 12, 1917. 8 Pages No. 24 BRITISH CAPTURE JERUSALEM! By Geri. Allenby Forces of British, Bring Down These Enemy Buzzards 1 PARALYSIS PROVES To Mr. G. W. SAVING MORE IN. French and Italian Troops. Turkish Rule Ended at Last. Jerusalem, the Holy City, is now in the hands of the British, after having been under the Moslem control for twelve hundred years. Gen. Allenby, with his British, French and Italian forces, has been gradually closing in on the Holy City since the taking of Joffe on the Mediterranean, and the capture was not a complete surprise. The attack was made so that the historical and sacred places were saved from destruction. BUZZARD THE WORST IN YEARS Heavy Snow Storm Began Fall- igg Here Friday Night. Thermometer Dropped Forty DeAt FATAL COAL AND LOCOMOTIVES "Reports just compiled show that In the begining of the war the railroads in the lifteen states of the Central Military Department have made reductions In passenger service aggre gating 0,6.T7 ,63(1. (Hi train miles per annum. iiy tnus decreasing their passenger service the railroads in this territory have effected a saving per annum of Payne Away Dec. 4 Passed Burial at Ste phensport Native of Breckinridge County. On Tuesday night, December 4, at 10:30 o'clock, Mr. George W. Payne, a resident of this city and formerly of Stephensport who was stricken two weeks ago with the third stroke of BURLEY BRINGS DOUBLE PRICE Opening Sale of Breckinridge Loose Leaf House Is Record Breaker. Second Sale, Dec grees. Traffic Delayed. ember 15. rs Since last Friday night when the thermometer dropped about 4O degrees, have beon experiencing a bit of real winter. With the exception of one Sunday, in February I9I6, Satur day was perhaps the worst blizzard ever experienced here for many years. The heavy snow storm, which seems to have prevailed all over this section of the country, began falling here at seven o'clock Friday night and by Saturday morning the town was "a universe of It is estimated the sky and snow." now fell to the depth of sixteen inches, heavier in some places, the wind had made huge hanks of snow that were im stole and pedestrians were lorcea 10 take the middle of the road All of the trains have been delayed between four and five hours, one train, No. 142, due here at 9:15 a. m., did not arrive until 3:40 Saturday afternoon Sunday morning, the thermometer reg istered four degrees be)ow zero That afternoon the north wind blew terrifically accompanied by another snow storm lasting several hours. The opening sale of the Brtckinridge Loose Leaf House, at Hardiosburg last Siturdey, was n rscord breaker. Prices went far btyond the expectation of the e lers and the average prices for Dark and Burley were more tban double last year's prices. This mean to the farmer from two to three hundred per acre and in some cases four to five hundred dollars par acre. And wh n yon take into consideration the size of the crop, it means that the farm er Is now getting his just reward for his labor which has not been the cate in lh- lifs of many farmers who are selling the present crop It means too that gocd prices will be with them for many years to come. It means further that Loose Leaf sales are popular and the farmer gets his full valut tor his crop The next sale is Saturday, December I5, and Me farmers who have not so'd their crops are advised to put it on this salt-- . Even higher prices than last sale are predicted - DRURY'S SALE MARKED SUCCESS Enthusiastic Buyers Make the Sales Easy. Pigs Bring $40 and $50. List of Purchasers. C. H. Drury's sale cf thoroughbrtd Hanging Too Good. Kver ince Congress of the United States parsed a law making it an offense for anyone to give or sell liquor to an American soldier or sailor, an active propaganda has been waged from the Cincinnati headquarters of the liquor interests against the law. Each week literature is sent broadcast over the country containing the wornout arguments that liquor is furnished the French and British soldiers, and there-tor- e the American troops should not b lighted. Tbe conservative Chicago Herald 01 Wednesday contained the following editorial, which is referred1 to the propaganda headquarters of the liquor IB- teresis id liuuuuhu. The prisoner before an American Court martial in r ranee cnargeu wun m Iminal assault on a vounu FreLch win . v nd murder pleaded that, 'being under the influence of liquor, be did not know . I... ...... .Ulnn ' 1 "Nevertheless Private Cadue ws whicn murder is distilloti. Hanging is They should be too Kood for them gi.-eiv ining to drink other than the Messen- Owensboro stuff they sell From Mr. and Mrs. LaHeist. be Bieckenridge News is in receipt ot a letter from Mrs, A. A. LaHeist of Denver, in regard to the paper, as Mr. and Mrs LaHiest are originally from Cloverport and have friends who will b interested in hearing from tbem the letter in part is published below: "Mr LaHeist is much improved in health aud has now worked for tbe first t in since July. My health is perfect, I am never sick We are having beau-t- i ui weather, this certainly is a grand climate. While 1 would love to see my daar friends in Kentucky, I dont think I could ever be contented any piace but Colorado. 'Mr Ltileist had a nice long letter from Mi J. F. Malhes, who was In the photograph woik with him for several mmm DTU. Ill WHS UUl glVCU He is a widower years in Cloverport. He exconsolation of a firing Miiad and has a daughter who is teaching in tbe high school in Fowler, Colo , and he is with her . . II Ki member us kindly to your own i n... am mniKniu 01 inner von famny and to all fiiends. Hoping to urn H i wiiu mttv annii uc ui iumn receive my paper soon. flag of France who are fnqueut We remain your friends, n "'t nr.. 111 1.1 ildhu. 1 1, unc Mr. and Mis. A. A. LaHeist, HL . -. t. aw .....l.t !...,... Dsuver, Colo. 3851 Gilpin St. 1C IMtOO plain ilini sumcwucic alio oiu M a number of thess boys are being ' 11 1 -- Durocks, at his farm last Friday, was a splendid success, It shows how farmers are goimr after the hog if he has a record. apiece Wh n pigs sell from and buyers eager to get them, it is a sign that our farmers and stock raisers are getting in line for liigh-claand thoroughbred animals. Mr. Drurv's pigs were in fine shape and showed their breeding and their care, lie is doing nis uest to neip nis neighbor farmers to produce stock that pays and sells ou sight. Following are names of purchasers: O. N. Lyddan, 6 bred Duroc Jersey gilts for $253, and one pair aged mules for $.180: B. S. Wilson, 1 bred gilt for $42; H. H. Norton, of Webster, 1 bred gilt $50; V. J. Cooper, Ekron, 1 bred gilt $50, and one bred sow $56.50; Geo. bred gilt, $50.50; Jarred, Irvlngton, 1 pure bred, ti months old Hereford bull went to Hon. W. A Stith, Guiton, for $56 50. This bull on any other market would have brought $i00. J B. Hern-doone saddle mare for $60; Hon. W. A. Stlth, one saddle mare, $5!; B. S. Wilson, one pair mule colts, $116. st 1 n, nesday evening at S: 5 from the resiCentral Department Committee of the dence by Rev. A. N. Couch. Thursday Railroads' War Hoard. 'These reducmorniDg the remains were taken to are made solely to enable the Stephensoort and interred in the Hill tions railroads to handle the freight service Cemetery. Servic s at the grave were deemed more neccessary for the couniu charge of the Masons. try's welfare, with the one great object Although ne was not strong, Mr. of winning the war. Payne had recovered from the previous 'Because of different conditions pre( f paralysis, sufficiently to en strokes vailing it was not necessary to make as able him to get around. He made a extensive reductions in passenger train visit to his former home just a shoit service In Western as in Uastern terrl- 16 and attended a while back Nov. torv. Passenger traffic never was so Masonic celebration there that night. heavy as it is now and tne service must He remained over ur the next day be maintained to the fullest extent when he was stricken and had to be possible. However, should war condbrought home on a cot, since then his create an imergencv requiring was considered critical and itions condition further reductions in passepger service the end was momentarily expected ty era art fall confident that the Amerihis family, consisting of his wife and can public will cheerfully co operate daughter, Miss Esther Pajneand one in our aim to do what is best f k the son Gordon Payne. Besides these he nation." leaves two sisters, Mrs. Nannie Atkis son of Hardinsburg and Mrs Alice For Syrian Bandy of Irvington, four brothers, S. $1,000,000 R. Payne of Paducah, Fraonlin Payte And American Relief. Nick Payne of Webster and Robert News of Local The Sunday schools people of AmerPayne of Irvington. Business Concerns. Mr. Payne was seventy-on- e years ica are waging a campaign at present old. He was born reared and spent his to raise one million dollars for the desThe Thrift Stamps and war saving entire life in Breckinridge county. titute Syrians, Americans and other certificates have been leceived at the mills, being the place of his birth. Christian people in theTurkish Empire local Post Office. So far the Post His parents were the late James Payee All of the expenses of the campaign to master has only had the pleasure of and Mrs. Chrisliania Dow ill l'ayne ot raise this fund are being paid by selling two probably djc to the fact jested men and by workers and assccia-Ththat people have nat been informed of day before his death, was the tious giving thoir lime to the causs so their arrival. twentyseventh wedi.ing anniversary of that every dollar giver, for this work Owing to the scarcity of coal, the Mr. and Mrs. Payne, who belore her will go directly to the sufferers. The Kentucky Sunday schools who Cloverport Light Company hav- - had tc marriage was Miss Nancy Dowell. Mr. l'ayne started his first business have failed to receive their Denominabe sparling with the "juice." Day current will be cut off for a while tin career forty years ago in Stephenspoit tional communications on this subject til the coal situation is relieved, which when he bought and sold tobacco, later aud if they desire to have a part in, is hoped by the patrons will not bo on he with his brother, S. 1. Pay AS), they can report to the American and formed a partnership and can ied on quite Syrian Relief, Metropolitan Tower, long. successful general mercantile stoie in New York lily for further instructions. Bros), Carter sta'ted baking their first bread under Govcrment license, that city until a few years ago when it Money or Position w.is destroyed by lire. Mouday morning. Mr. l'ayne united with the Stephens-por- t Mr. Carter says the only difference Doesn't Count. Baptist church in his youth and Is In the amount of sugar, which is less The Hooveri.ed after coming to Cloverport iu April, than used before A son of a wealthy Fifth Avenue loaves weigh, look aud tas:e practical- PJI5, he with his family became mem family was ahout to leave for war. He bers of the Baptist church here. It can ly the same. was saying good-b10 his mother when truly said of him that he was a conSanta Claus will have headquarters be a noise in the kitchen attracted their dealiugs, a man in business this year at the Golden Hula Store scientious attention. a and J C. Nolte & Bro. Both stores devoted father and husband and The mother said: "Jack, that hired faithful Christian. have taken on tbe Christmas air and gnl has gut some one in the kitchen Those from here who accompanied again. Go order turnout." are offering quite a few attractive novthe family to Stepheusport Tiiursday Jack departed for the kitchen, but elties. Perhaps the only thing there is a and attended the burial were: Mrs. soon returned and said: "Sorry mother scarcity in, on account of the war, Is Joe Sawyer, Mrs. Frank Ferry, Mrs. L. but I can't turn him out." V. Chapin, Mrs. Graham Jolly, Mr. and the dolls. Dolls have been exceeding "Can't turn bun out?" said his mothMrs. Frank Payne, Mr. and Mrs. A C ly hard to get and there are fewer this er. "Why can't you turn bim out?" H Seyear than evsr known before, most of McKaughan and children, D. "Because, dear mother, he's my vers, R. L. Oelze, Shelby Conrad, R. made in America. sergeant." which are T. Polk, O. T. Skillraan and Wilbur Chapin. I Cli:-ton inter-Webstee y 1,170,085 tons of coal, .169 locomotives, 1,041 men and NMI barrels of oil. 'The reductions in parscnger service paralysis, was kindly released from his J which have been made by all the railintense suffering and passed into the' roads in the United States amount to great beyond. over 5,000,000 train miles per year' The funeral service was held Wedsaid H. H. Aishton, Chairman of the 1 Edward Clark Confined to His Home. Honorable Discharge: 8 Dies at Age of Ninety-Fiv- e. Garfield, Ky., Dec. vi, (Special)-- On Wednesday morning Dec. 5, at 11 o' clock the angel of death entered the home of Mrs. Mary A Priest and took from her her mother, Mrs. Betsy Compton one of the oldest citizens of this place. She was ninety live years of age. Aunt lietsy was born aud rsared on a farm near towu. She professed faith in Christ at the age of sightecu years, at old Lost Run church and lived a consistant christain life until her death. She is survived by the following children, Mesdamc Mary A. Priest and John Frauk. Newt Compton, lsiah Compton, George Compton and Will Taylor Compton. The funeral ssrvices were conducted by Rev M. P. Compton at tbe residence Thursday at 2 o'clock in the afternoon In the presence of a large number of friends, after which she was laid to rest in the Garfield Edward Clark, the exceptionally Floyd Hinton, of the :i36th Infantry, bright young son of Dr. P. T. Clark and Mrs. Clark, is confined to his bid Camp Zachary Taylor, has been given on account of accident received last an honorable discharge and returned Monday while he was helping to unload home on account ot his health. a wagon full of groceries on to the So far as it is known, this is the first boarding car of the Texas work train, of the Breckinridge county boys to be he slipped and fell between the wagon discharged. Mr. Hinton was able to pass the physical examination all right and car, breaking several of the in one of his limbs which will but his strength was not sufficient to keep him home bound fur several withstand the severe military regulalegi-men- PRINTINGS Exceptional Facilities Enable Us to Guarantee Our Work The kind you ought to have and when to have it, that is when you really need it We have contracted the habit of satisfying our customers Our work is of the highest quality ami our services are always at your instant disposal. We are especially prepareil to turn out letterheads, billheads, uoteheads, statements, folders, booklets, envelopes, cards, circulars, and many other jobs. Come in and see us next time you need something in the printing line. THE BRECKENRIDGE NEWS, Cloverport, Ky. Chas. Moorman in France. "'Do the M . scoundrels .1 who are respou .. . . ; ik... the law.' 'Probablv not. Their sole concern paltry nickels and dimes they Unfortunately the law does not nun nmem sumc enuv uc.ivv tfeose who furnish our young sol atia, sailors wun me poison no.u Mr An .1.1 Cox, who left Louisville several days ago to the Red Cros work in Fiance, sailed from New York the unddie of this week. Mr. Credo Harris is now in New Yoik city and will sail In a lew days Mr. Charles U. Moorman oi Louis-nl- e is already In France Mr. Cox and Mr Harris will be engaged in the same kind of work as Mr. Moorman. Loulsvlde Post. weeks. tions. Young Mr, Clark was employed in the grocery department of J. C. Nolte Xmas Mail Reaches Front. & Bo.'s store, anil with hi. genial disposition and courtesy, he has won a With The American Armv In France, number of friends who have missed him Dec. 4, Christmas mail tor the troops from his post of duty. began arriving to day iu the American zone In one town alone a thousand Spend the Winter in Florida. The contents of sacks were delivered. Mrs. L B. Moremeo and Mrs. Kate most of them consisted of packages of Bennet of Irvington left last week for various si.es. Some of the packages Florida where they will spend the had written on them "Open at Christ mas" and similar inscriptions. winter. The Americau postoffices have made Enroute South they will stop at Macon, Ua., to visit Dr. L. B. Moremsu every plan to keep the mails moviug who is stationed at the base hospital, from them to the positions where tbe addressed are quartered. Camp Whealer. TO THE DELINQUENT TAX-PAYER- S! See us before the 15th of December. We positively cannot correct any errors in your Tax Lists, either Property or Dogs, after that date. By your failing to pay your Taxes before December the 1st, 1917, we were compelled to borrow ironey to make our settlement with the State. We are aware of the fact that it was a hardship for some of you to pay, and with that fact before us, we have decided to give you until SATURDAY, DECEMBER THE 15th, 1917, to settle all of your Taxes that are due. We do this of our own choice, but at the same time we are compelled to pay a penalty on all taxes that are not collected by us on December the 1st, 1917. This is our last year to collect taxes, and we must close up our books. We do not want to be severe with any one and have given all due notice, and now as a last warning we are compelled to state that we have to close our books, and all oid taxes not paid to us by January the 1st, 1918, the same will have to be forced by us. so make your arrangements to settle with us and don't compel us to force payment. We have not advertised a single person during the whole of our term of office, but unless you come forward and pay us we will be compelled to do so. Tuesday, December 1 1, at Big Spring. Hardinsburg and Cloverport Every Day. Wednesday, Dec. 2, Rock vale and Hudson. Monday, December 10, at Custer. Thursday, Dec. 13, Glen Dean and Mook. Friday, December 7, at Drury's Sale. Friday, December 14, at McDaniels, Stephensport and Irvington. Very truly, 1 A. T. BEARD, Sheriff 1 Breckinridge County. J. . W. C. Pate, D. S. W. H. Gibson, D. S. . yjiwiiEJWVVfiwiiwVaiiwvifaaflfaVVVaa ... B. Carman, D. S. . : A. ywwwwiwvmiiiiiniitj J. Dye, D. S. Troobs of American Expeditionary Force in French Camps On Last Leg of Journey to the Firing Line 0! Cloverport Public School for Month of November. Senior-John Christmas Gifts For Both Old and Young. H ; .ivoi.i Kramer, Duke. Maydee Cliapin Aubrey Baavia, Jane Mae , Ugatfoat. Junior CMata Seaton, Louise Weatheiholt. BuyUUMOM mil Allen, AHea Coach, Ituckby. Marian ftladjn Hemphill, Eva Wroe. fmkawa Ifalhlaia Squires. Gradt 8 Ettli Carson, Mauilc Harry, Katie Duke, Blab afrfUagaa. Grade 7 -- Christina Keil. Sarah Pallofl, James Hue k by Bala Newby, Jane Weatli-erliolAnna Mae Tatuni, Jaunita Ma- tbancjr, Mary White ('.ride 6 Robert h id, Addie Moid, Oletlia labeling, M ihe! Whitehead. Grade 5 Elmer Carson, Gladys Hoh ler. Vara Jolly, Carrie Jackson, Albert Co:'trill, Ernest Tatuni, Nell I.ouist Utiles, Margaret Gregory. Anna li. Gregory. Giade I -- Mi'drCd Morrison, Cliarlie Le-- - Haaumaa, Mary ltishofT, David Con rad, Porrrat Jackaoo, Artel Keil, Btaaia Kin ler, Katie Kin er, Joe Sanders, Lizzie W'horley. Grate J Catherine Suter, David lie aoa. if i Potilninn. Praacaa Martin, Inez TaatUag, IreatC mau, Ruth UMBlr.W.OODl iiljjaaaaaaaeaaaaaaaaawa 0'll, limeaii aiinaaaaaiaf miarai - aaa ... .... ayj I Il II H j Also it It is mess time in a camp "somewhere in France' where the American expeditionary force is stationed. il near the fighting lines; how near no one Is privileged to tell. Suffice it to say that in. this place Gen. Pershing's men r undergoing the finishing training which will prepare ihtm for the rigors of trench warfare during the winter, now almost at hand. The soldiers arc at drill. When they return it is very likely that they will be able to eat tacks. But tilt food to lie served is of the best and there is plenty of it. Note the camouflaged tent at the right and the long mess-tebehind the field stores. The picture is a peaceful one as shown here, and in this environment Thanksgiving was DCfll v many of the men. Mr. and Mrs. Isaac Carter and son, Russel, of Irvington, were here Saturday shopping Mrs Doaaiaaa, age aiaaty-tbr- aa years fall Thursday anil broke her hip. She is in a critical condition Mrs I.illic llruiier is at home after a month's iit with her brother, Hill Macy at Vine '.rove. Mr-- , lien llruingtoii and little daugli ter. Margaret, visited her mother, Mrs Austin I.cGraml, Wednesday. I). H. Smith and daughter, MlM Annie were in Louisville last week. , Prank Willis Praak, and l.ige Johnson were in Hardinsburg last ataoh o i business. Russel H.xjk. James II G rdner, and Charles A Guthrie passed through town last week. Wo-.d, We have for your inspection a very com- plete line of Rocking Chairs, Davenports, Beds, Kitchen Cabinets, Buffi ts, Desks, Library and Dining Tables, China Sets, China Bowls, Plates, Cups and Saucers, Cut Glass, Rogers 1847 Silver, Baking Dishes and Casseroles. Our line of Cut-- H lery is the best that can be had. Toys! For the Children Toys! sur-jnjW This Pig A Real Patriot. Of Kick-etts- . Grade 2 Addle Ml Cooefa, Eleanor Martin. Helen Snler, l'roir.i Hawkins, Gladys Tabaliag Batata Keil, Orrilla P arrow, Uarapttar Duaa. Oiaai 1 ltii Manaul Mack, Hlkav bet May, Bra May. Itliaanr reraiworta Virgil Kinder, Margaret Ramsey, Mar ion Mil iara, l ied Parroar, Rackaal lias ham, Mary McCreary, Ma:v AlaawWUI i mi i libaaa i I'igs are pigs everywhere, but when they are bred in old Kentucky they Commean something more than that muters passing through Ilarclay street yesterday stopped to admire in front of a wholesale commission dealer's store the handiwork of a pig that tried to do his duty to win- the war for America The pig reached a weight of 4&H pounds, tat William Daatpbj of i.exing ton, who urged the pig to d its best to (eed a regiment of Uncle S im's soldiers, decided that even a pig could do no more for his country than .15'" o. "It is a fine Irish turkey, " commented a bystander New York Sun Anklets Among Freak Fashions For Winter V; M Our wonderful display of Toys will jj prise you; consisting of articles too nu-merous to mention, so come and inspect. A look will convince you that we can give you the best selection at the best prices. Remember we Guarantee Price and Satisfaction. Be sure and ask us how you can get a $75 II Harmograph FREE! Administrator's Notice. Administrator's Notice. All persons having claims against estate of James S lleavin, deceased, and Mrs. Oscar Meador enter tained a number of their friends and All Baiaoaa having claims against the relatives, Wednesday, at their country estate at I' icy Jolly, deceased, ure herehome near Freedom; the occasion being by notified la present them, properly the birthday of Mrs Meador and her Jiroveu as lequired by law, on or before son, Franklin Meador. Jan at, lol Miss I bail Sipes, of this place, and P, G. Jo'ly, Adinr. Mr. Willie Clark, of Mook, were united Percy Jolly, deceased. in niiuriage, Thursday, Nov J0, at the home of Mr and Mrs I R Richardson. Rev. M. P. Compton officiated. Mr Hardware I IrvingtonCo., 1 & Implement Irvington, Ky. the of Mattingly, are hereby notified to present them, properly proven as required by law, on or before the 1st day of Peby, , I9I8. J. V. K inn-- , Admr. of s S. lleavin, deceased. A GRFIELD. Patriotic Editor. R. W. Meador, of Custer, was here Thursday. Mrs Coleman, ot Ilran leuburg, is the guest of her daughter, Mrs. Herbert Horselev. Mr. and Mrs I.ojiuie Tool have moved on Ruins Kennedy's farm near town. Dr. Mrs Austin I.eGrand list. is on the sick Mr. and Mrs. Harmon Aldridge bad as their guests last week, Mrs. F'red ami daughter, Amelia, of Irvington. and Mrs. Rdd Austin and children, of Mattoon, 111. Mr and Mrs. Willis Haynes have Mrs. Jonas AJgOOd and children, of moved into the property with Mrs. Levy liig Spring, were here last week at the Norton. bedside of their grandmother, Mrs HetMrs. Cora Priest and daughter, Miss sy Cotapiea Myrta Driest, were in Louisville last Maaaaaaai j n Marriaaa, ami Alva week lttauchaiiip weie in Hardinsburg, Tburs Ova Gray and Wilbur 1'ile were in day. Hardinsburg Thursday ou business. Mrs Paul Comptou visited her t.i liar, Mr Jess Macy, Wednesday. a News Want Ad. Now - The editor of "The Silent Partner" magazine, P, D Van Ar.burg, has announced "he will give every penny The Silent Partner makes, above its neces sir y running expenses, to Our Country, " saying that it is no more than any mag azine or man should do, during these critical times. The Silent Partner is u magazine which btarsthe distinction of Lot being sold at newsstands or by agents. Since Notice. the war, the editor has been devoting a All persons knowing themselves lobe greater part of his time anil tuleut writing comforting aud clie.-rinparagraphs indebted to Dr. P, E. Dempster deceasfor Ihe American soldiers. The maga- ed will please call at uiy office in Glen zine ii published by The Silent Partner Dean aud settle. K. T. Dempster. Co , 200 Fifth Ave., New York City. g Ankles? Yes, they are interesting at times. But they are not always warm in winter. Quite true. And just that has inspired some genius to "invent" anklets. Oh, everyliody knows about wristlets, hut the anklet is quite an innovation in the season's freakish modes. They're designed as substitute's for spats, so to speak, and they may he called into popularity by the leaders of freak fashion in New York. They are made of almost any cloth, and some are sewing them to the stocking. When the North bojriai to blow, they will have their first innings. Some wit has suggested that in summer they may e of great assistance in keeping the mosquitoes away JOIN THE PROCESSION TO THE BANK WINDOW show that within the past year the banks throughout the gained thousands of new depositors. Are you one of them? Every one should strive for a bank account Extravagance means moral and business decay. Don't carry around large sums of currency It is a temptation to spend. Courteous officials will cheerfully explain our banking Call today. STATISTICS sys-teu- i. FIRST STATE BANK W. J. PIGGOrr, President J. M. HEKNDON, Vice President : Irvington, Ky. J. C PAYNE, Cashier J. D. LYDDAN, Ass't Cashier R. B. McGlothlan V. G. BABBAGE Dalr In ATTORNEY Get my Kates for Collecting Notes audi Mortgages by .Suit in the Circuit Court KV Try Second Hand Goods Business Solicited IRVINGTON, Subscribe for The News DUPLICATE THE Try a "Want Ad. FIRM; AND IN MANY Cloverport, Kentucky WE CAN Satisfaction is what you pay for and Get when we make them. PRICE OF ANY GIVE RESPONSIBLE CASES DO BE ITER. US A TRIAL. BE CONVINCED THE BALL OPTICAL COMPANY Fourth 613 Avenue ROBT. J. BALL Louisville, Ky. We Are Manufacturers. "Ask Any Oculist' TOBACCO GROWERS hummer from every point of view. We earnestly invite a comparison of the prices we obtained with the prices the speculators have paid at the barns. Our best basket of Bur-le- y leaf sold for $38.00; our best basket of Dark leaf sold for $31.00; our best basket of Dark Trash sold for $22.50; Our predictions are for a steady to higher market. We trust our growers will take advantage of their opportunity, bring their tobacco to this market and help us to sustain the best market in the Green River section. Our average on Burley for Leaf, Lugs and Trash was $28.00 for 25460 lbs.; Our average on Dark for Leaf, Lugs and Trash was $18.55 for 114,235 lbs. It is indeed very gratifying to us to present to you the following list of some of our growers who sold a portion of their crops on this sale. was a Mrs. M. P. H enning, Axtel, F'our Baskets, $21, $20, $18, $14.50. Jim Hinton & Sons, Kirk, Six Baskets, $25, $25, $23, $19.50, $18.50, $16.25. Mack Cashman, Vanzant, Six Baskets, $22.50, $21, $19, $18.25, $13.75, $13.75. C. B. Hennigef, Westview, Three Baskets, $19.25, $15.75, $13.75. Robt. Fisher, Rockvale, Five Baskets, $22.50, $21, $20.50, $20, $16.75. Henrv Smilev, Harned, Five Baskets, $17, $16.75, $16.25, $15.50, $13. Stanley Brown, Harned, Five Baskets, $17.50, $17, $15.50, $14.25, $13.25. Our sale on Saturday, December 8th, Tice Miller & Son, Eight Baskets, $31, $30.50, $26, John Bell, Harned, Five Baskets, $19.25, $16.75, $15, $15, $13.75. $26, $25.50, $23.50, $23, $22.50. Chas. Taberling, Tarfork, Five Baskets, $27, $26.50, $25, $20, $15. Jno. W. Owen, Glen Dean, Eleven Baskets, $25.50, $25, $23.50, $22.50, $22, $20, $18.25, $18, $17, $16, $25, $13.75. Herbert Payne, McQuady, Four Baskets, $24.50, $23.50, $22.50, $18. Ira Burton, Rockvale, Three Baskets, $21, $15.75, . $14.25. Zeno Dunn, Nine Baskets, $38, $36, $35, $34, $33, $33, $35, $29, $28.50. Arthur Driskell, Three Baskets, $37.50, $35, $28. Tom O'Rilev, Five Baskets, $23.50, $25.50, $25.50, $27.50, $25. Beard Bros., Five Baskets, $35, $27.50, $29.50, $31, $30.50. R. B. Frank, Six Baskets, $36, $28, $28, $24, $27.50, $24.50. Jim Flood, Five Baskets, $36, $35, $26, $25.50, $25. Our Next Sale Will Be Saturday, December 15th. Our policy will be to exhaust every honest effort for the betterment of our market. We thank our friends who have so loyally Gratefully, supported our floor and pledge our support for their interests. & Breckenridge Loose Leaf Tobacco Warehouse Company Hardinsburg, Kentucky : IN'tOltrOK Ml II , & SANTA GLAUS LETTERS with us he goes to bed early and won't look So good bye dear santa come early. liner Doolev. From Billy Phelps. I California Woman Who May Wed Gen. Persh; Clans: - I am a little boy nine years o'd. Itring me a toy train, a little wagon that I ran haul things in and a box of candy. Good bye Santa Clans. Rnfn Taylor, t st . uji umju'sm-rr- : r - .... rm .in w m -- 3 KaHBMaasnaaiWH 'xammmmmmmm Eleven Years Old Dear Santa Claus: I vant a boy wagon, Dear (lid Santa Clause: I am a little Japanese water flowers, romaii candles, handkerchiefs, lots of good things to girl 11 years old I love to play with dolls eat, a Chistmas tree and any thing else 1 want you to bring me a big doll, some candy, nuts and oranges. I will go to you can spare. Lots of love. Billy I'helps. bed early. Don't forget my dear bro thers that are soldier bojsone in Nebraska and one in North Carolina please Don't Forget Uncle Ezra. your lillle girl. don't forget them Hardiusburg, Ky. Helen Dooley. Dear Santa: I am a little toy 0 years old I want you to bring me a little gun, some candy, oranges and nuts. Don't Thoughtful Of Her forget L'ncle Kzra Cooper too hestas Brothers. Wants a Train. ' mo Garfield, Ky. Dec. 6, 1917. Dear Santa Clans: I am a'little boy nine years old I want you to bring me little wagon, candy, three roman caudles, pistol caps anil a train. Good bye Dear Santa. William Oliver. An Unselfish Little Boy. Soldier - A Fair P Diving Cha'mpion f$ Dear Old Santa; I am a ltttle girl S years old and want you to bring me a big doll, a good book and some randy, Don't forget papa and mama anil my dear brothers, who are soldier bojs, Willie is in Nebraska ami A leu in North Carolina. So good bye come early. Steplrenspoi t, Ky. Grace Dooley. 1 Garfield, Ky. Dec. 6, 1917. Dear Santa Claus: I am a little boy nine years old, I waut a little wago.i, a pair of skates and lots of fruits, remember the other Chlldern, Your little boy. Ralph Nix. m wmi w Hi inn "i Turin m, n ,t . . ana ,.. g tu ma From a Pretty Little Blond. 0 Woods tn Lcsllo's The most war- - pie. 1 mm rr.:; jfc -T-- Doesn't Want Much. Garfield, Ky Dec. I, I917. Dear Santa Claus: Please send me a doll, a new serge dress, hair ribbon, kid gloves, candy, nuts oranges, bananas, apples coconuts, a nice book, Christinas tree, and a new breast piu. Katherme llruner. P. S. Come to see me at Miss Nannie Cord's. Rumor ha?, it (inn ' !i on'' "umof General just now; ttu' John .1. Pershing, eoouuudtr of the American fotrr lit Eofopt bM permitted himsrji lit be- oiin. enmeshed in Cupid's tratc T!h accompanying , picture is that :i Mis.. Anita W. I. os AiimUi airl Safl Gabriel.-Cal.of who k. raid I U engaged to the General, ami iutmoi Kaj it further that ihe wedding is to be "after the war." Miss Patfon is the daughtci of George S. Patton, a prominent lawyer in Call fornia, iong a friend of the Pershing A dinner was given in General Persh ing's honor by Mi I'atton and hj daughter in Washington, where the came to bid him farewell. Lieut. Pa ton, a brother of Miss Patton, is member of General Persrutu'j ftafl Pat-ton. V.ir Santa Clause: am a little girl six ye.us old, I have big blue eyes and light hair. don't want you to forget me Christmas, I waut a big doll, candy, nuts, oranges, app'es anil bananas he sure and don't forget BM ami My little sister. Mabel Hawkins. I 1 1 the best first, in war-picture- a L e s S i e's At IllutitJlid HM 1 iit Mm V Mwtpapn mm ii.m tvtnwttft DR. W. B. TAYLOR. ...PERMANENT... Don't Forget. Many "diving venuses" have risen to popularity through the stage, but there are comparatively few who have been contented to remain amateurs. Mils Helen Penuypacker, of Philadelphia, however, is one of the exceptions. She lately won the Middle Atlantic Championship, defeating such performer ai Miss Olga Dorfner, who ii both a diver and swimmer. The picture show Miss Pennypacker ready 1.1 make one of her famous plunge. Don't forget that your horse works much harder than you do, aud treat him accordingly Don't forget on the cold stormy days that he is doing his very best to pull Wants a Ring. your heavy loads over the snowy, icy streets. Make it as easy for him as you Garfield, Ky. Dec. , I9I7. Dear Santa can. Claus:! am writing to you, I want you Don't forget that he's a loyal, willing to bring me a ring, some caudy, a hat, a friend who is helping you earn your basket and a pair of gloves. and I want you to remember me. I wage! Treat him as such. Cathern Cuates. Your little girl, Don't overload your team! Take all waut a toy dog, a little tea set, a doll the short cuts you can see that your Remember Sister and Brother. luRKyi 8 PP guu and a tricycle and lots horse is properly shod aud warmly of fruits and candies. Your little girl. covered! Anna Lee Sand bach. Garfield, Ky. Dec. 4, I9I7. Dear Santa He good to your horse he deserves am a little girl six years old. I Chms: it! Our Dumb Animals. A 20c Pencil and Dynamo. am going to school aud like my teacher fine. Santa I want you to bring me a Will Enforce School Law. bracelet, doll, story book, candy and Garfield, Ky.. Dec. 6, 1917. Dear lots of fruit. And Santa do not forget my Santa Claus: I am a little boy nine Frankfort, Ky., Dec. 6, The law la little sister Aliene, bring her something years old. I am going to tell you what I nice also my baby brother, Maurice want. I want a dynamo, a riug, a lone going to be enforced this year requiring that County Boards of Education conWell Santa I will be a good girl and scout suit aud a twenty cent pencil. sider a subdistricts such graded school sleep sound Xmas night. Your little From, Ralph Richardson. districts as do not Isvy the 'JO cant tax Sylvia llarnes. friend. provided for them. This was deterRequest for Wagon mined at a conference to day betwsen Desires a Toy Dog First to Haul Things in. State Superintendent V. O. Gilbert and Marion Pogua and J. W. Davis, ichool Garfield, Ky. Dec 0, I9I7. Dear Sauta Garfield, Ky., Dec. 9, I9I7. Dear Santa inspectors. Clause:-- -! am a little girl six years old DENTIST Office Hours: ,p; SSiVk A wuyw in ofTW'e liumiK flirt hourh Inington, Ky. Be Sure and Mail us Your List For Anything5 You Need In LUI1IUCI F0RDSVILLL JAKE WILSON, umnS) Millwork For Our Lowest Prices PLANING niurpo"1 ' MILL COMPANY F0R0SVILLE, K Manager THE BRECKENRIDGE JOHN D. BARIUM . NEWS during the cold weather. At least the coal man is happy this kind of weather, if the rest of us are not. Tho latest thing to conserve is your old tin can-". Editor and Publisher COME IN AND JOIN ISSUED EVERY WEDNESDAY CLOVERPORT. KY., WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER What next? CHRISTMAS 5, 1917 Feed the Birds. tucky are January SOihto February 1st. About two thousand Kentucky farmers FARM AND STOCK. and live stock breeder are expected to attend the conventions held (luring Farmers' Week at the College of AgriSubscription price $1.50 a year; 50c for 4 months; 75c for 6 months. culture at Lexington, Ky. A number Last week was the banner tobacco of prominent men will give talks, Business Locals 10c per line and 5c for each additional insertion. wetk in thib county. The weed was in among them being Dr. G. C. Greelman, Cards of Thanks over 5 lines charged for at the rate of 10c per line. fine order for handling and the growers of Ontario, who will speak on Canada's took advantage of it. All rectiving part in the war, touching upon farm Obituaries charged for at the rate of 5c per line, money in advance. points in the county were busy and the labor and farm production problems. Examine the label on your paper. If it is not correct please notify u. farmers carried home more money than they have for many years. The cold weather, snow and delayed ooo PKESIDKNTS MESSAGE. column of its usual The crop for ntxt year will be the trains has cut this message to Congress, Tuesday, Urgent ever. Dealers are already con farm news. We wish farmers would The President in hi momentous send us items for this column. It will December 4, acted as spokesman for the American people, hence trading for Burley at t?0 from the help to make it useful and entertaining. every possible means of communication were used in order to herald ground up. People like to hear from the farmer and ooo his doings. No class of citizen are his words to all the nations in order that they might know the true Jess Bunger's sale, near Ouston last J D. H, meaning and purpose of America's part in the great conflict. SO per more ir. the limelight just now. week, sheep sold from W to tw si mts brought 1310; stripper This message, if not already should be read in every American haad; to '; mules homo. Few President's messages have ever surpassed it in the matter cows 67 to MULE MISSED HER TOBACCO endowed with an enviable intellect, horses $80 to $i3o; straw $12 50, and of eloquence. Our President is hiy $i8 per ton; cultivators $20 to $33. Temperamental Mountain Canary Not ho is so thoroughly broad minded, practical and has the highest ideals The sale was around $4,000. D. W. Blamed for Planting Hoofs In Back for the people of whom ho is the chief executive. Henry was the auctioneer. of Her Only Friend. One of the striking points in his message, aside from the proooo Owen and Gilbert Kasay, of Irving- Thinking the animal made n mistake posal of declaring a state of war on Austro Hunzary, was when the Ger- ton, route 1, sold 4. 000 pounds of Burley In not knowing whom she was kicking President spoke of the attitude of the American people toward $45 H. W. Gross 4.000 at $27. or It wus his fault becnuse lie forgot many. He stated that America was not in the war for revenge. It at F. round. sold 11,000 hills for $881. to give her the usual chew of tobacco, Sipes A. was not her purpose to stoop to the lowest depths and inflict Ger- R. C. Brown 2,700 pounds at $80, half Fred Wales of Grass Valley, Cul., who many in the same manner which she has inflicted America and her acre of this crop yielded 1,001 pounds carried his arm in a sling for some time as the result of a kick from Besallies. Hut instead, we believe America has been moved by righteous and brought him over $200. sie, excuses his partner of fourteen yenrs for injuring him. indignation and she intends to right all wrongs which the common Clarence Dooley, of Big Spring, de The mule Is known to every emenemy has imposed on other nations then we desire peace without livered one load of tobacco that brought ployee of the mine, 450 In all, and annexation and as the President said at the conclusion of his message, him $596. while there Is no affection for her among 449 of them, they all have a "The cause being just and holy, the settlement must bo of like motive and quality. For this we can tiiht, but for nothing less noble or leis John Cook, who started buying to wholesome respect for her In spite of Is n mine her contrary disposition. worthy of our traditions. For this cause we entered the war and for bacco in tne patch and at prices that classic that she kicks the It alrplpe two everybody thought extravagant and this cause we battle until the last gun is fired." hazardous, is still hungry for the weed. feet above ber for exercise. With Fred Walea, however, It Is difSiturdav he capped the climax by pay- ferent. He baa worked with Bessie Recently wo were invited to attend a gathering of young people ing $35 from the ground up for Park for fourteen years and has become atin our town and during the cours i of the evening they were asked to Wiight's crop of 11,000 pounds of tached to the animal. He excuses her sing the Star Spangled Banner we were glad there were not many Burley. John is a good buyer but a vagaries as an Indulgent mother conhis way of figbad seller according child. outsiders present for the response was pitiful. The idea seems to uring. Says he lostto just $i5,o00 by dones isthe actions of a spoiled temperamerely a matter of It is difficult consequently America is prevail that the National hymn selling his purchase too early. He is ment, ho snys, and the other men do We admit the Star Spangled Ban- still about that much to the good and not understand her. His faith was substituted on most all occasions. shaken temporarily, but not for long. ner is not quite as "catchy" as America nevertheless it should be is not kicking. In the physician's office he took ofsung oftencr and we are at a loss to know why the children in our fense ut a .suggestion that the mule J. S. Stith, brother of the Hon W. should be killed on account of her public school are not being taught to sing the National hymn. A. Stith, sold his farm of 222 acres in VtdMHMM nnd rushed to her defense. Meade county to E, K. Hardaway for wns perhaps my fault ; it certainAt the National Headquarters of the American Bed Cross So $3 800 Mr. Stith has bought a farm of ly "It not hers. Bessie either did not was ciety, their paid officers number 4'j:i: three of these receive the high- - 130 acres in Bullit county for $8,450 know who it was when she kicked or I hud forgotten to give her tho usual est salary of 06,000 to .fT.tioO yearly which is the same paid during where he will move chew of tobacco. I am willing to tuke are paid less than tJO' ) a year, and sixty-thretimes; eighty-fiv- e peace K. L. Carman sold 7,000 pounds of ull the, blame." officials serve without any cost whatsoever. Since America entered Rnrlev m 26 SO. S. C. Dowell sold 1 'i the war 1548 officers had to be added and they receive a salary of acres or r (j0 hills for $522, the price PULLED THEIR COLLARS OFF $2, (Jul) a year. It is worthy to note that we have some folks in the b.ing $15 50 round If Paris Women Wore Too Large a world who are not working solely for the almighty dollar. Compton Brothers at Bewleyville, Neck Piece Other Women Forcibly Removed Them. are remoddling their store house by Na It is almost disgusting to hear of tho ''high brows" at the glass front, putting iu an up In Paris, at one time, the people and picking it to enlarging, painting and papering the tion's Capitol, criticising the President's mes.-ag- e nnd "If We greatly wonder if they could do any better. How much inside. This is made necessary by their dropped their extruvngance, too large peices. a woman ventured to wear more becoming it would be if they would look for the good in it and large and increasing business. a collar, the other women would pull It off." Henry VIII as he did with abide by that, to say nothing of what would seem their patriotic The hog shortage on Farms Septem- 'verythlng he set his mind to Interduty. The most ignorant persons are oftimes the severest critics, ber 1, according to reports by United fered with the dress of his subjects to but it takes tho wisdom of Solomon to always be able to grasp the States Department of Agriculture was some purpose and brought forward un good in things. 5 427.OOO and the corn increase was act against wearing costly uppurel. A few years later the law becume 607,842,oOO as compared with the lOitt We notice that New York City is iu the lead in sending surgeons, crop. It is now up to the hog raisers to more stringent still. Philip und Mury uttcntion physicians and Red Cross nurses for service with the American base fill up this gap by raising more hogs. compelled so fur as tonot only by fines, send offenders to but went hospitals in France. It might be expected that New York would be The Department urges that sows be prison. Elizabeth saw that the peobred in increased numbers to insure the ple were reckless with their money, in the lead but some of our large cities have furnished only a very needed number ot pigs next to :iud caused un act to be passed which few physicians and surgeons, according to the large number they eat the surplus of the IH17 crop.spring dcclured thut anyone who sold foreign have who could go our own metropolis of Kentucky has fallen short apparel to persons having less thun U,000 u your in lund or fees, except in this line of service. The Food Administration has fixed a for ready money, should forfeit every I5.5U a hundred minimum price ot penny of the price. One writer has suggested that while we are remembering the pounds for the average, so that tne farLadies wore hoods, hats und caps of soldier boys who are in training andjthose in service, why not re- mer can count on getting for each il'O every concolvuble shape They were member the Bed Cross nurses i And we heartily agree with him., pounds of hogs ready for market thir- careful as to their hair, und they hud a The-girls have left all that is near and dear to them and some are teen times the .werage cost per bushel lino assortment of wigs ut hand. Eliz of corn fed into the hogs. abeth herself sometimes wore red hair, even facing as much danger as the hoys in the trenches. They are and then reverted to black for a change. It so happened thut trade In serving us equally as much as the boys, so let's remember them with An International Champion steer, the cup line fell off considerably a ChrUtam box. Merry Monarch, owned by Purdue cups wont out of fashion. University, grand champion steer of We have already received subscriptions to the Breckenridge the National Livestock Show this year. News which will be sent as Christmas presents. We want to remind was sold for $2 (15 a pound to the Amer OHIO GIRL REAL WAR BRIDE you that you have ten days left to place your order for a subscription ican Short Horn Breeders' Association Wedded to Trooper of Rainbow to be sent that soldier boy of yours who will enjoy seeing his bairn Thursday. The association donated at Mlneola, N. Y., Before the animal, which wtighed I,6i0 pounds paper. Shop late if you ha vn't shopped early 800 Soldiers. to the American Ked Cross, which re sold it to Armour & Company tor Mlneola, N. Y. A real wartime wedEvidently our Mayor has not seen tit to use snow shovels ou the $3,381, or $2. 10 a pound, a record price. ding was solemnized at the camp of roads. It is cruelty to animals to make tho horses Last year the champion steer, Califor- the rainbow division when Sergt. Walsidewalks or the ter Valentin of the 106th infantry, nia Favorite, sold for $1.73 a pound. plow through the deep snow with their heavy loads. The grand champion carload of An- formerly the Fourth Ohio, was married Ambassador Gerald says the sum and substance of the President's gus cattle owned by E. T. Hall, of Me Ohio,to Miss Mary Winter of Delaware, at an outdoor altar by Chaplain Chanicsburg, 111., went to Armour & is "Beat Germany lirst and talk afterward." message Company for $12.50 a hundred pounds, Duffy of the 105th Infantry. Sergeant Valentine and Mlaa Winter marched Beginning Monday, December 10, all bakers broad from now on a record price. Last year the price for across the field, escorted by 800 solthe prize carload was $28 a hundred diers of the Ohio regiment. The troops U. will be made under Government license. pounds. also escorted them to their automobile when they left camp on an We can sympathise with the Louisvillians on the sfaajrtuge of gas The date fot Farmers' Week in Ken- - wedding trip. EIGHT PAGES. 000 TBI . 000 THE HUMBLE LITTLE SQUIRREL TEACHES US R GRERT LESSON. THE SQUIRREL "HAS" BECAUSE HE SAVES. YOU MUST SAVE TO HAVE. COME IN AND WE WILL GIVE YOU, FREE, R LITTLE BRNK BOOK SO YOU CAN JOIN OUR CHRISTMAS BANKING CLUB. YOU CAN PUT IN 10 CENTS, 5 CENTS, 2 CENTS OR 1 CENT AND INCRERSE YOUR PRYMENTS THE SAME AMOUNT EACH WEEK. IN 60 WEEKS: -- CENT CLUB PAYS $117.50 CLUB PAYS 6S.76 CLUB PAYS 26.60 CENT CLUB PAYS 12.75 YOU CAN BEGIN WITH THE LARGEST PRYMENT RND DECRERSE YOUR PAYMENTS EACH WEEK. WE ALSO HAVE 60 CENT, $1.00 AND 16.00 CLUBS WHERE YOU DEPOSIT THE SRME AMOUNT EACH WEEK. COME IN AND JOIN TODAY. 000 THE SANK OF HARDINSBURG & TRUST CO. HARDINSBURQ, KY. We Offer You Total Assets Over $850,000.00 Strength, Courtesy, Good Business Methods Insure With a Home Company A 000 policy with me meets every require- e 000 ment for absolutely reliable fire insurance Its value is based on FACTS not promises It is a stock company and you have no liability beyond the premium paid. Insure with 000 W. C. MOORMAN, Hardinsburg. Ky. 000 000 Jjft Stand at the Bank? j Nk, 1 jfcy 11 VfinJU M That question often is asked, is it not ? If a man stands well h' words carry weight. He is a factor in the community. Everybody will stand well at the bank if he or she deposits surplus cash. We '"t' K ( 000 XII JJII f MM MP hVZoJ? VC5aI 5PFM J II II M IbV li are opening new ac- - counts daily. Our system of loans and terest is liberal and simple. We invite in- - la A ML Dlvl-alo- n M Wt WW I a call. - The Farmers Bank, Hardinsburg, Ky. 000 18-ho- a high price later on. The officer then 8. Takes Farmers' told him they were all sold, at $5 a Spuds at $5 a Barrel. barrel, and for him not to touch them. Other farmers are. in a panic. Several woodyard owners were given a jolt also when their supply of cord wood, for which they had been hoping; to receive $i5 and $16 a cord, was commandeered and they will receive what for it BRECKINRIDGE-BANA. B. SKILLMAN. K OF CLOVERPORT PAUL LEWIS, Cashier E President SECURITY-W- Firroers near Camp Mills, L. I., who have been figuring on holding their last si miner's crops of potatoes for a large price have received a very de cided shock in the experience of one of William Jones, of their neighbors, Uniondale, who had a barn full of po tatoes which he was hoping to sell for $iU a barrel. the Government thinks New York Sun. is a fair price THE BANK OF SERVICE CONTENTMENT ALWAYS HAVE MONEY TO LOAN 3 Per Cent Paid on Time Deposits Card of Thanks. afternoon an officer from the United Stales Commissary Depart It is with the sincerest and deepest ment of the camp went to the farm and appreciation that we thank our friends asked the farmer if he had potutoes to for their loving attention shown us du. sell. He said he had but would give no ring our recent bereavement, quotation, as he was holding them for Mrs. G. W. l'ayue and Children. Yesterday W Breckenridge News. WKDNRSDAY, DEC. 5 1917 isville last weak to attend the Food Conservation Committee of KentucMans which was held at the Scelbach Friday OHIO RIVER FROZEN OVER. At Announcement For Appellate Judge We are authorized to announce the name of J, W. Henson as a candidate for the Democratic nomination for Appellate Judge from the Second District, in the primiry, August, 1018. afternoon. Ky Kntf m1 at thp Post Orlllce at Cloverport. ae eecoad class matter. HIS PAPFR REPRESENTED FOR FOREIGN ADVERTISING BY THE " GENERAL OFFICES NEW YORK AND CHICAGO BRANCHES IN ALL THE PRINCIPAL CITIES RATES FOR POLITICAL ANNOUNCEMENTS f 3. SO For Precinct and city Offices 6.00 For County Officei 15.00 For State and District Offices 10 For Calls, per line W For Cards, per line For All Publications In the interest of Individuals or expression 10 of individual views per line Mrs. William Dorse is in Louisville at Urinary where she underSi Joseph's went a slight operation last week. Her friends will be glad to know she is rapidly improving. Miss Lucile Kinder and Forrest Kinder, children of Mr. and Mrs. Hardin Kinder, who have been ill with malaria fever for the past three weeks are gradually improving. Mrs. Call .Balis and her son. Moor man Willis Balis, of Mansfield. Ohio, will be ho:-- e next week to spend the Christmas holidays with Mrs. Balis' parents, Mr. and Mrs. R. O. Willis. Forrest D. Weatherholt, a student ot the State University of Kentucky, at Lexington, is expected home December 33 to spend the holidays with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Marlon Weather-holt- . Cloverporf's Xmas Store as before in days of yore will be brimful of Miles Below. This Point and for Several Bales of Hay Embarked River for Traffic a Half are Mile. I . Classified j h ADVERTISEMENTS RATE The Ohio River at this point and as far down as Rock Island which Is this side of Hawssville, and as far up the river as can be seen, is completly frozen over. The river men predict that by Wednesday, the ice will be hard enough to walk accro3s. Not since I9O7 has it been cold enough for the river to 1c Ptr Word Each Iniertisn 2 Note Advertisers pinnae notify the editor when you warn advertisement discontinued TOYS GALORE! Gifts for Father, Mother, Sister, Brother; from the Little Tot to Great Grand-Po- p Let joy reign supreme this glad Christmas time. WANTED Man MM 30 with horse and huiriry to sell Stock Condition Powder In Hrpckeorldgr County. Salary WO per month. Address 9 The Ho. Mo. 1 No. No. No. No. Mo. Write to Hordsville Planing Mill Company for their lowest prices on anything on Train Schedule that you may need in lumber, sash, doors, columnsor mill work. They will L. H. & mail you their close delivered prices by return mall. Effective November 25, 1917. Mr. and Mrs. Homer Morri on, of EAST BOUND (MJ A. M. Sedalia, Mo., were here for a few days will leavr Cloverport 0 III A. M. of last week visiting Mr. Morrison's Arriving IrvlDRton l ' M.. Arrlvlne Louisville parents, Mr. and Mrs. Joe Moirlson, - 4:ofl 144 will leave Cloverport C- Arriving IrvlDRton P. M. before going to Louisville to see Mrs. Arriving Louisville S:W A. JJ. Morrison's parents, Mr. and Mrs. W. 148 will leave Cloverport S:M A. Arriving Irvlngton 7:25 A. M. L. Arnold. Arriving Louisville WEST BOUND Mrs. Hugh Wood, Mrs. Wick 10 W A. M. 141 will leave Cloverport. Miss Margaret Burn and Mrs. Arriving Owensboro ISSaE'B' Arriving Henderson m I JJ Frank Ferry were in Louisville Friday Arriving Evansvllle Arriving St. Louis for the purpose of buying presents for 7 :45 mm 143 will leave Cloverport r. M. the Christmas box to be sent by the Arriving Hawesvllle B:00 F. M. local Red Cioss Society to the CloverArriving Owensboro U JJ- 145 will leave Cloverport port soldier boys. ArrlvlngOwensboro U' 1:50 A. Arriving Henderson A. J:17 Arriving Evansvllle A.M. Interesting Account of Arriving St. Louis 147 will leave Shops. a ' u' One of Hardin County's ArrlvlngOwensboro 8:00 A.M. Arriving Henderson U St. R'y. lJ 1 luulamipolls. Indiana. WANTED A farm hand to work for a term freeze over. of twelve months or more; married. Thos. The Cloverport Ferry Company was O. Ixinoirhue. Hurdlusliuru. Ky.. K, No I, able to run its ferry boat Monday but WANTED To buy a lied pply at The News OrBcc. since Monday evening all river tratllc For the first time has besn suspended. WANTED MISCELLEANOUS in four years, Mr. Wood Weatherholt WANTED- - You to make extra money hy the mail carrier has failed to get ac rentingspare room or your vacant cress with the mail from Tobinsport to house hy that running a Wunt Ad. Iu Til E BHE CKENUIIHJE NEWS. to Cloverport. A peculiar sight near the warf boat FOK SALE landing is to see about I4 1 bales of bay KOK SALE-- A lot i.f MS which ars engulfed in the ice for a half Heard liros.. Ilardlnsl.urx, Ky.Milk Cows. down the river. It is thought a mi.e FOB 1ALK Plato; Gilbert itros. make tow boat or barge sunk and while the like new; cost ISO W, Will sell reasonaMe Can he seen hy appointment W 0, Illalr, bales were floating the ice packed Cloverport. Ivy. them and they have all become LOST blockaded here. It is predicted that the river will Either strayed or stolen young turkey hen. IS pounds; reward freeze over at Evansville by Wednes- weighing Mrs. () W. I'aync. offered for Ita return 10 day morning. Ice gorges are reported be in the Ohio at several points. four-post-A- Industrial m.u J. C. NOLTE & BRO. CLOVERPORT, KY. Dr. f DENTIST The social which was to have baen given Saturday evening by the mem- Located permanently in Hardinsborg, bers of the Lucile Memorial Presbyoccupying office recently vacated by terian church has bet nsel for Saturday Dr. Walker. evening Dec I7. J. C. OVERBY xxxxxxxxxxxxxx: My friends in this County are hereby informed that I have formed a connection with the Successful Farmers. 1 LOCAL ITEMS. lllllllllllimMIHIIIIIIIIIIMIIIIIIIUHIIIIIHMIIIIMIIIIMMIIIIIMIIIIIIIinillll E 0! a Personal and Business Nature Gathered (or Our Busy Readers. ttiiiiimimiiiimii imiimiiiiiiHiiimimtiMmmimitimi imimiimiinmiit Bab-bag- e, Use GRAHAM FLOUR. V. G. agt. D. n Phelps made a business trip to Louisville Wednesday. Mr. and Mrs. Fred Whitehouse in Louisville Friday shopping. were The Ladies Reading Club meets with Mrs. C. W. Moorman this week. Mrs. J Raleigh Meador is entertaining the Wednesday Club this week. Miss Margaret Burn was in Louisville Saturday and Sunday the guest of Mrs. Leslie Hank. Miss Jeanoette Burn will be hestess to the Friday Club on Saturday afternoon of this week. Edward Couch, of Ravena, Ky., will spend Christmas week with his parents, Rev. A. N. Couch and Mrs. Couch. Lexington are here the guests of relatives while Mr. May is enjoying a hunting trip. Mrs. Mary Jane Allen left Saturday for Harrisburg, 111., to spend several months with her son, Walter Allen. Jno. T. Ditto, of Decatur, 111., was the guest of his sister, Mrs. Jno. D. B ibbage and Mr. Babbage for the wetk Mr. and Mrs. Owen May, end. Miss Emily Reid and Miss Mary Pate are assisting in the sales department of the Golden Rule store during the Christ mas holiday season. Only a few more days left for ChristA years subscription to mas shopping. ths Breckenridge News will solve the Rev. R. E. Reeves will fill his reguEditor of The Breckenridge News: lar appointment at the Presbyterian Dear Sir: A it.it to J. Henry Ditto church Sunday morning and evening. at Vine Grove, Ky., was one of great pleasure and interest last week. Contributed by a Huntsman. Mr. Ditto and son, Stanley, are feeding 150 head of cattle. They began in Muffett is a hunter bold, October and expect to finish in January He's an excellent guide ,su Iv'e been after 100 dayi feeding. These men are told. among the sucoessful silo feeders. They He'll take you through all the green believe in silage feeding, it puts from briar patches 3 to 4 pounds a day on their cattle Get you sore with gouges and scratches They build their own silos use double As to being a guide he's simply fine flooring on walls and wooden hoops of But killing game? ttiats not his line. One silo has been in four layers rx Some hunters go out with guns that use for eighteen years and they have pump never spent a cent on it for repairs and Others have the automatic stunt have never lost any silage. Muffett's gun was made in forty nine, From experience, they have learned For mak'ng a racket its simply line the proper stage to cut in their corn. But killing gamt? that's cot ifl its line. Not only do they make a fine beef, but He borrowed a hunters Beagle hound they make quantities of manure and this alone practically pays the expense To run some little bunnies around of feeding or a profit. The heavier and This poor hound a thousand miles did run, better the corn, the better the silage. A strange thing is, that an inex And Muffett shot with his ancient gun perienced person does not know that But on rabbit that evening he failed to dine. (he cattle will eat up all the heavy stalk For killing gams? that's not in his line, of the corn before they will the blades, shuck and tassel. These men lose practically nothing in More Fertilizer For their silage. Their success in feeding Farms To Be Moved. is their manner of feeding and watching their cattle's digestion and appe'Fertilizer isn't usually recognized as tites. One man feeds at a barn and a factor iu war, but it may be, never the,' two hours in feeding takes about Feeds around and gives them time to ltss said Chairman R II Aishton of the clean this up pretty well and then he Central Department of the Railroads' gives them another until the cattle have War Hoard. "When Napoleon said 'an army travels had enough and begin to bacn off from on its stomach' he meant men could not the troughs. , The cattle thev are feeding averaged fight without food. While this war last 900 to 1000 pounds when put up, and ex- 000 Dr. R. I. Has Psrmsnsntly Stephenson DENTIST Located In Mutual Life Insurance Company of New York, and will be glad to discuss with them the merits of Substantial Old Line Company when they are in need of Life Insurance. Hardlosberg. Office In Masonic Building formerly occupied br Or. H. E. Royalty L. C. TAUL Insurance Office Cloverport, Kentucky Fire, Lightning Tornado and Windstorm, Life, Accident, Health GEO. E. BESS Office at Bank of Hardinsburg 6c Trust Co. Insurance. Old Reliable Companies xxxxiotxxxx xxxxxxxxxxxxxx: Notes From the Colored School. not only our own fighting men but those sold be some cheque coming fully $15,000 or more. This was not all I saw or had. I had late shoppers problem. 3.'16th Infantry, three days of fiae bird hunting, an Horace Tucker, of wood fire and some sure Camp Zaohary Taylor, was home on a be with his parents, enough country eats of old ham and furlough Sunday to Jno. T. Ditto. other good things. . Mr. and Mrs. Nat Tucker. will pects when fiai.hed to turn them out of our allies are looking to this country 0 is All except one for part of all their food supplies 1,200 to i,400 pounds. load already at 11 cents. So there the civilian population of this and our Please telephone 46 the names of your guests who will, spend the Christmas holidays with you or if you are going to be out of town at that time. Mrs. Wra. Hoffious has returned from Evansville where she was called to see her mother, Mrs. Therraolia Moser who was ill but slightly improved. Mr. and Mrs. Oliver Lewis arrived from Sedalia, Mo., last Tuesday to spend ten days with their parents, Mr. and Mrs. Hall and Mr. and Mrs. Henry Lewis. Miss Elizabstb Skillman went to Lou allied countries. Therefore this country must produce more food than ever before. Not only must we plant a larger acreage but we should aim to increase the average yield per acre. This means the use of more fertilizer, lots more of it In realization of this very important fact, notice has been seut to every railroad in the Cnited States to make every portation of fertilizer and for the ingredi-netof manufactured fertilizer, such as Do Without It. phosphate rock, ground limestone, potCan't Possibly ash, gpysum, certain acids and other Fertilizer shipments are Irvington, Ky., Dec. 4, I9I7 commodities now moving and will become very active Mr. John D. llahbage. Dear Sir: Enclosed you will find I3 00 for my sub about Jan. 1, and continue heavy for scription to the Breckenridge News. I three or four months. have taken it so long I can't do without my paper. Mrs. N. E. Triplett. Christmas Number. s LOCAL CHURCH NEWS Wednesday, Dec Christmas nuuibsr , 19, will be the of the Bracken-ridg- e Notice Effective Sunday, Novem- Services at the Baptist church Sun- day Dec. 18. Preaching by the pastor, Kev. A. N. Couch Subjects, for the morning: "Word of Comfort to the ber 26th, 1917, L, H. & St. L. R'y. Trains No. 147 and 148 will depart and arrive at the Shops instead of Cloverport as heretofore. E. M. WOMACK, General Passenger Agent weak ones." Evening. "Reward for Those Who Stay at Home and da Their Bit Will be as Great as Those Who Go 10 War." ooo The monthly meeting of the Woman's Missionary Society of the Metchurch has been postponed hodist Louisville Stock Market. until Mouoay afternouu, Dec ill when the auuual election of officii is will be Sheep and Lambs Receipts eight held. The members are urged to be Demand is very good on choice light h essot. P News. One of the interesting features of this number will ce the editorial article entitled, "Is there a Santa Glaus" which was written by the Editor of the New York Sun, twenty years ago. This story has probably had more publicity than any one story ever written. It has been published and republished in varioue magazines and newspapers all over the country because the public has never grown tired of it. Don't fail to read lit. Ilsst sheep, H 5O (r$ 0 00; Below is given an account of an en bucks, $7. down. Rest lambs, $lti 00 tertaiumeLt given at the Cloverport (i 18.50; seconds, SU.CO f 12.50; culls, Colored School Friday evening, Decemft 9 00. ber 8. Tiie article was written by the Hogs Choice heavies, 160 pound principal, Silas Dean, who explains in and up, $17.4; 120 to 105 pounds, f 16 his own words some of the progress that "0; pigs, $15 20 (g 16.20: roughs, 15 80 is being made among the colored peodown. ple in this vicinity. Calves Market was active and The exercises at the colored school prices ,s)c higher. Best veals brought was well attended iu spite ot the snow $ll.0O (w 11 5O. and blowing. Both rooms were crowded with the children and pitrons. Notice to Correspondents. There were two principal features of To all the corrtspoudents of the the entertainment. The phyMcd ex department Breckenridge News, please send in your ercises by the primary of Mrs. Slaughter, items so that they will reach this ollice under the direction may b consid not later than Monday morting. It is the assistant teacher, ered a pitce of art, and was highly en-- j lmn'astole to get any lortign lttms ir, i) cd by all. if they are rtctived laUr than this. The autumn drill by the eiht, sev cuth and sixth grades in charge of Mi s Was Equal to the Emergency. Itbell " h o, of the students of tl.e It wus tu u Sunday school ou the eighth grade, was considered a mas Eust side of New York that a new in- ter pitce of work terpretation of Moses' Might from Tne thinking people of the town are Egypt Into the Promised Land wus given. The exponent of the old, old seeing the bentiits of a well trained story had told of Moses' leadership and mind and are giving t heir influence in of the utteinpt of the Egyptiuus to thut direction After the regular program the audwrest buck their sluves from the Moses. "But wasn't It wrong ience was moved by the iuletesting lecfor him to tuke uwuy the Isruelltes ture given by Rav. Kellog, subject, from the Egyptians, " asked one little "Color Does Not Har the Man or Wofellow, "when they wuz under contract man." The facts were presented in to work for them?" The speaker saw such a way it will leave a lasting This was a com- impression that he must temporize. on all that were present. munity where unions thrived, and the It .veems uow ti at the teachers are at sacredness of one's bond mustn't be attacked. "Oh, thut wus nil right," he their best and a great work along edu"Moses gave them a check cational lines is being done. explained. After the pr gram refreshments were on the bank of the Ked sea." served and a nice sum of money was realized which will be used in general Most Popular War Cry. The most popular wur cry la "Hur- work of the school. The teachers and best people are rah I" an excluinatlon of Indefinite origin. It Is found In vurlous forms In working together to lower the standard Swedish and Duuish (hurru), Uermuu of vice, ignorance and other things that (hurrah), French (houru), Itussiun is a hindrance to any race of people. Some connect It with such (ura). S. E. Dean, Prio. words as "hurry," "whirl ;" the meanMrs. Slaugnter, Asst. to encouring would then b "huste," age speed orouset iu buttle. The Badly Expreeeed. Kusslun suldlers adopted "hurruh" in Mrs. Key wus vUltuig some friends and and left the War of Liberation (1812-13)- , the following curd to her next since then it hus become a favorite door iielghbor: -"Dear Mrs. cry ull over Europe. It seems, Would' you please put out a Garrison buttle little food pure Sla- for however, thut the word is the cat 1 huv beeu feeding all vonian, for it is commonly heard from seusouV It will eat almost auy thing the coast of Dulmutlu to Behring strait, But do not put yourself out." Dallas where any of the Slavic population Newa. within the limits ure culled ou to give proof of courage and valor. Try our "Want Ads." CO g offerings. f Have You 1 Housed Your Tobacco? We can carry the risk on this high-pricI u. ed product for II you a i sman ium Gan You Afford to ? PAUL GOMPTON Hardinsburg, - Kentucky. Fire, Tornado and all class es of Insurance. LOCUST HILL .J Farmers are busy strippiug aud deliv ering tobacco this week. Mr. and Mrs. Robert McDonald have iet a ned to their home in I.ouisvi le after a two weeks stay with her parents, Mr. and Mrs Koscoe Dallis. Mr and Mrs. lvverette Carman have gone to Louisville where they will make their future home. Felix Carman of Illinois is the guest of rclativei here this week. Mrs Fred Davis and baby were guests of Mrs Jim Ulair Thursday. Rev Philips of Kiugswood is conduct-iua revival at the Methodist church this week. Mr uiul Mrs Fra Itutler and chi were the guests of Mr. uud Mrs. Murray itutler Sunday. i g Now is tbe time to Subscribe 'Over There" Americans Lcirn to Shoot I rombLon or Grenade Gun Und?r the Instruction of French Officers PUBLIC SALE! Having sold my farm, 1- farm located 1 miles from Glen Dean, on -2 offer for sale on the miles from Vanzant and five I will Thursday, December 20th, I (G.)UM)E;KWOODllim DERWOOD The following property: Then- arc few phases of warfare that the American forces, now in France under fleneral Pershing, have not experienced, at least in training Here are some of the men, who have gone "over there" to fight to make the world safe for democracy, in a practice trench learning the use of the grenade gun or tromblon as it is known to the French. The trench is near a camp where American troops are stationed for the present The tromhlon is similar in many respects to a regular rifle, hut instead of shooting bullets it is used to fire grenades toward the enemy lines. The guns are mounted on small tripods at'.p the breastworks of the trench as shown in the picture. French soldiers arc seen in the background instructing the Americans. The picture is supplied by the Committee on Public Information, and is one of the latest to come from France. being in the county of Breckinridge, State of Kentucky, on the waters of Tar Fork Creek adjoining the Tar Springs and hounded as follows: Beginning at two small red oaks Beavin's corner in Tindall's line; thence with his line S. 77 V. JO poles to a stone with pointers on top of a cliff; thence with the cliff as it meanders to where the water falls over near the road in 0 P. Jolly's line; thence with his line N 80 W. "1 poles to a line of the Tar Springs tract; thence with the same N, yi K. 'J74 poles to a black oak in Donoh's line; thence with his line S 88" 2 K. .is poles to an Ash, Black Oak and Kim, Heavin's corner; thence with his lineS. 20 K. 2I0 poles to the beginning out of which there is excepted 28 acres, Beginning at a b'ack oak in Donoh's line; thence S. 88)4 B 27 poles; S l's W. 2(t0 poles; thence N 88 VV. 27 poles B 2('0 poles to the beginhence W. ning containing 27 acres, which leaves 98 acres conveyed; and being the same tract of 1aulsnld and conveyed to the said R J.IMcGhca one of the first parties of the first part by Benjamin Dean and wife, Arlelis Dean by deed recorded of date of May 1st, L9.ll, and recorded iu the (.'Ink's 1, flice of the Breckinridge County Court in deed hook SI, at page la or Sufficient tin reof to produce the sums of motley so ordered to he made. The pnrchaaar, with approved surety or securities, must execute bond, be iring legal interest from the day of sale until paid; and having the force and effect of a Judgement Lien retained to aacnra pay ment ol purchase money Bidders will he prepareil to comply promptly with these terms. Approximated debt, interest and cost, I : t1 5 years old, sound and saddle and harness Horse, 5 years old and well broke; one combined well broke; two saddle bred Colts, 2 and 3 years old; two Mares, one black and one bay, 5 and 13 years old in foal to Jack; twenty-seve- n Hampshire Ewes and two thoroughbred Bucks; extra high-gratwo milk Cows, one giving milk at present, other will freshen in March; four Shoats weighing about 70 pounds, two Brood Sows. de Two Horse Mules, DRAFTED MEN FOR SIGNAL CORPS The University of Kentucky Will Likely Train Quota Thous- Hero of Ypres at Head of British Forces in Italy ands of Telegraphers, Etc., Needed. The University f Empire Drill; one Champion Binder as good as new; Oliver Chilled Plows; two A Harrows; Deering Mower; one Deering Hayrake; one Disc Cultivator, J. I. Case; one Road shovel Plows; one Cart; five one-horHarrow; one Wagon with double box; one Surrey and Harness; three sets work Harness; 600 bushels of Corn; 30 shocks of Cane and 200 shocks of good Fodder. All Household Goods and many other articles too numerous to mention. One MACHINERY three No. 20 se Kentucky has been requested by the War Depirtmeut to consider the matter of l.airjing a quota Of the enrolled draft of the State tcr service in the Signal Corps of the National Army and the interest of the citizens subject to the next call is especially invited to this proposed course. The Signal Corps rtquires the serv It is Ices of thousands of trained men impoitant tnat they be capable telegraphers. Men who attain proficiency as telegraphers and otherwise quality for ser ice in this branch of the army f rapi promoliou as lie n imber of tlieets and none inniKsioneil ofli.'ers is Urge in pioportion t the men are desired be total. Higb-dacause the work is cutifideiital ami largely depeuleut upju t dividual ef-- f ut. Tnis lervi'-- is responsible for the transmission of information ami is a mist important factor iu successful rri'iveliietits a the ti.ld. The Intaatioa ot the eawca is to train citizens of the State who are enrolled for the ilraft fur higher positions than they will attain wiihutit such t (forts, and also to furni.-- h its fair share of the large number rnjuired in Ihis branch of L'pon rtc.iving a cerlili the service. cate ot proficiency he is entitled when duly Ballad to enrollment in the Signal Corps and to assignment to that branch of t l.e service. The work afford good training and experience that will be of value after return to civil life Lieut. Colonel h. U. Wildmau, Department Signal Ottoar, writes as follows about our proposed course: "This will be of wonderful advantage to the men of your State who receive the i All sums of $10 and under, cash; on sums over $10, six months time will be given on Bankable Paper. All property must be settled for Terms of Sale: before being removed from premises. Sale Will Begin Promptly at 10 O'clock areceitain i vi rr T.H.MOORMAN i OWNER DAVE HENDRY, Auctioneer. The Ilritish are already lending a hand to Italy in her hour of need. A great force of picked men are alrcad.. near the fighting lines. General Herbert C. o. Plaaaar, (i.c.M.C, K.C.B., is command of the British troops iii Italy to with General Diaz, the Italian commander-in-chief- ', who has halted the advance of the (ieneral 1'lunierwas in command of the British at Ypres in June when the Teuton trenches were blown up for nine miles as the British wetll to an attack which resulted n!c did victory. 111 Austro-Gcrman- Directory of Cattle and Hog Breeders of Breckinridge County Planters Hall Stock Farm Glen Valley Stock Farm THE HOWARD Glen Dean. Ky. I "0IHTS0S, Pnpilttor - 93 54- I.ee Walls Commissioner. FARMS Prop. He Was Grateful. Butternuin-Whi- le uiy daughter was playing t ho piano Inst night u strange , M HOwARD & SON, tning Here From Siberia course, as it will place them la line for earlier promotion, besides being of assistance to the army by preparing the men to such a high degree." Any college work is an hdvantage to a progressive young man. The work in radio electric engineering is not interesting but very instructive, including elements ol ekctiical engi neering, telegraphy, alternating cur rent generators, telephony ami radio only-ver- man stopped at tbe door and asked to bo allowed to give her half u sovereigu. Silversldes Was be such an anient music lover? Hutteiman No; be said it was merely a thank offering because bo didn't live next door to ua." London Tit-Hit- Dn- - KvPoland Polled Durham Cattle. Horn Hogs. Short China Polled Durham Shorthorn Cattle. Hampshire Sheep Duroc Jersey Hogs Catte Shorthorn Cattle Du roc Hogs - ad Hampshire Sheep Have won 1000 Ribbons at State Fairs l ast l ive Years Dealer In Leaf Tobacco - Uean, - xr Ky. Olen T instruments auJ apparatus. 1BHQ : I Highest Ranking Woman Officer in Great Dritain Valley Home Stock Farm ThosW. J OWEN O'Donoghue Po- & SONS, Proprlitsrt Dealer in and Breeder of polled Durham and Shorthorn Cattle, Beard Bl OS. HardinSDUTg Dealers in Ky HardinSDdrg, Ky., Route I Class room work in Military PrtDCB will ka ' ffeied. every effort arid te made to maintain a high standard of instruction Apt students will not be held Bask by the inability ol others, linrollmeut will not aifeCt the regular operation of the draft. C rtilicates of proficiency insure placement in the Signal Corps. In eo i elusion the call is for wen Iu young men, who ure entitled wht u called and properly trained to assignment to impprtant and responsible du ties. For further information wi ite to Captain If N Roydeu, Cammaudant, University of Kentucky, Lexington, who is charged with the direction of the Class. Poland China Hogs a Specialty Polled Durham Cattle ,ad Hardinsburg. Ky., r,h Live Stock and 1 Route TobaCCO HARRY H. ORCHARD HOME FARM Paul Woodrow Wilson The Webster Stock Farm lrvinton. NORTON. G. P. MAVSEY, breeder Proprietor op Ky. O.net Farmer, Dealer. Breeder and Feeder lof Farmer and Buyer f Registered Duroc Jersey Hogs. Hereford and Jersey Cattle Harding, Ky.. Route 2. StOCk TobaCCO DRURY'S STOCK FARM C. H, DRURY, Proprietor COMMISSIONER'S SALE Hreckinridge Circuit Court, Kentucky. Albert 11. O'lierst, Admr , Plaintiff. Against R. J. McChee, Defendant. Kquity No 3748. liy virtue of a Judgement and Order of Sale of Breckinridge Circuit Court, rendered at October Term thereof, I'd in the above cause, fur the sum of Kight Hundred Dollars, with interest thereou at the rate of 6 per cent per annum from the 1st day of May lyii until paid, and costs herein, I shall proceed to offer for door in Hardius-bursale at the to the highest bidder, at PUBLIC AUCTION, ou Monday the 21th day of December 19I7, at one o'clock I M or thereabout (being County Court day), upon a credit six and twelve mouths the following described property, to wit: A certain tract or parcel of laud lying aud Court-Hous, Farmer and Breeder ol Do J J PI ( r P 51 J fj r k n. b. al Lyaaan Rested inisitH. Duroc Jerse, f. o. Hogs Farmep Irvmgton, Ky. adopt unadulterated foods and give the doctors the work of preserving health rather than trying to effect a cure after the body and health have been mutilated with improper foods. Since using whole wheat flour, natural brown rice, whole corn meal, less meat, more vegtables and fruit, I find mv family has had exceptional health and have At the not had doctor in three years same time this food strengthens the Ik I y and makes it immune to contagious diseases or else a very light attack. In tracing back my family history I traced both my mothers aud fathers sidI es to before the Revolutionary War found the name Habbidge which must be the orginal of your name Respectfully, Mrs. K S. Sheffield Th.s Space For Sale Sows, Boars and Gilts For Sale Ky., r. is. i I ism Interested In the Conservation The highest ranking military officer in GfaaJ Hritain among the women is Or. t halmers Watson, whose appointment as Chief Controller of the Wo- Of Food Horn Trenl II. W. Trent tP.'.L. Osilt Miss Tatiana Komanoff, formerly the Princess Tatiana, second daughter of the former Czar of Russia, is reported to be on her way to the United States. She has escaped from Siberia at the mock bride of a former chamberlain of her father. She is said to be coming to the United States to work for rhe Russian Civilian Relief. men's Army Auxiliary Corps was announced recently. Iir. Watson will have command over thousands of her sex now working behind the lighting lines in France and elsewhere. She is sister of Sir Kric Geddes, First Lord of the Admiralty, and of Sir A. C. Geddes, chief recruiting officer. Also she is the first woman physician to be graduated from Kdinburgh University, and the third member of her familv to attain high rank in the service of her country. Chicago, 111. Dec. 4, I917. The Hreckeuridg News: You will fiud one dollar ($1.00) encloacd to continue my subscription until Aug. 4. Please change the address to 941 li. 42nd Place as we have moved to a flat. Houses are rather cold places iu winter iu Chicago 1 am glad to see the enthusiastic interest of Cloverport in the food conservation. That was carried along with the receut registration of wouieu iu Illnois iu which I was interested. 1 hope Cloverporters will sea fit to Hardinsburg Livery. ! Livery, Feed and Sale Stable I Hardinsburg, : Ky. Subscribe For The News DEMONSTRATING USE 0! NEW "STORAGE VAULT STRENGTH OF THE WARRING POWERS Mrs. Schuyler F. HMH of Boston showlnc bow to hunk nwny poftOW In the fond oonservntion burpnu's new "cold storngp vault." The viiult Is built of liiyers of straw or rubbish and earth and covers the tubers safely from the frost. HOOSIER SENDS FIRST U.S. SHOT INTO GERMANY South Bend Man Is Hero of Initial Action by the Americans. GEORGIAN GIVES THE ORDER Indiana Sergeant Pulls the Lanyard Which Starts Pershing's Attack on the Kaiser's Armies-Ameri- cans All Eager for Action. . American Field Headquarters In France. Indiana and Georgia divide the honor of having Inaugurated America's land warfare against the Germans. A sergeant from South Bend., Ind., pulled the lanyard to send the first shell tearing across the valley In the direction of the German positions. A Georgia lieutenant gave the order "Are !" The facts were established during the first visit paid by a correspond- ent to the first American battle front. The correspondent reached the American position after n long motor towns. ride throuch Leaving the motor in one of the towns, he walked the rest of the way. The first American battery was almost walked Upon before it was discovered. It was so well bidden under the trees and with foliage about it on wire netting. a shell-battere- d low-hun- g moved from the pit, cnutioned those about him to place their fingers in their ears. This was done and the lieutenant shouted the word "Fire !" The gun barked quickly, the noise being followed by n metallic clank and the shell case was ejected and the gun made ready for the next load. The lieutenant told the correspondent the story of the first shot of the war, punctuating the narrative throughout with the orders "ready to fire," and "lire," which each time was followed by the report of the gun and the whizz of the shell. "We came up the night before," the lieutenant said, "anil got Into position in a driving rain. No horses bad arrived. I wns anxious to get off the first gun nnd so were my men. I asked them If they were willing to haul the gun by hand to this pluee so that we could get the first crack at the Germans. They agreed unanimously, so we set out across the fields until we got over there nt the base of that hill you can Just see in the haze. Hours to Prepare Gun. "We had a hard time getting the gun, which we have not named yet, over those shell craters. But we labored for many hours and finally reached the spot. Then I got permission to fire. "Strictly speaking, the first shot, which was in the nature of n tryout for the gun, simply went Into Germany. The sergennt put a high explosive shell there at 6:15 o'clock In the morning " Another officer here took up the nar- which Is 4.0 per cent of the Income, while the combined Income of the Teutonic alliance Is estimated to be tlft.om.OTJO.OOO, and Interest charges $ 1.070, ooo.t KH), which is per cent of ibe Income. Statistics Show Huge Preponder- IU Begnrdlng the cost of the war n table Is presented showing that the alance in Favor of the lies have spent $72,200,000,000, or 04.1 Entente. per cent of tbe total cost of all warring nations, while Oermany and her allies have spent $1.Kt.."iiHt,iKN),0(K), or 35.0 per WORLD HAS A GREAT TASK cent. In killed, wounded and missing tbe conflict has cost the nllles 8.!t02.0."iC. men, or 5S.7 per cent of the total huTo Nullify the Plans of the Kaiser Is man losses, while It has cost the cena Large Order Strength in Wealth tral pOWCri O."01,77:t, or 41.3 per cent of the total of 15.204.720 for last Sepand Man Power of Nations tember. at War Compared. In the Introduction to the balance sfjt4H It is pointed out that while the New York. The comparative strength uf the allies and the central exact figures are not available, It Is fact that BV) surplus lowers is graphically shOWD by "The a Balance sheet of the Ifa Hons at War." food produc ing see Ions of the world enwhich has just been cntnpUed by the are practically controlled by the tente allies, either llroctl or through Bonkers Trust company. The same Is of "Tbe WOfM has n gr lit task still their controlgreat the sens. of extent, territories before It injinler to nullify the plans true, to u of the Hohenaoilems," says the Intra pradMcing metal! and coal. "Japan has not vet been nn active ilueilnn. "The task MM not be belittled, hut it Is nt least Interesting to factor In the F.uropean theater of the "It see resources existing successfully In war," comments the pamphlet. accomplish this task, provided that has, however, effect unlly guarded the It lias enrolled in its Pacific ocean. KM nations of the world now opposed to Oaf many continue to ta in- army about 1.500.om men. out of an telligently and loyally until Germany effective man power of 0.T.t .X The and her allies have been absolutely de- entire army and navy, as well as the feated and their plans of world domin- uuenrolled man power, may be said to be still In reserve. ion rendered permanently Ineffective." "While Russia has nominally about Figures showing, for both sides, the army and combined area. Income and Interest 5.000.000 men enrolled In Its charge, nnd cost of the war in treasure navy. It still has nn enormous reserve, a ailable and men, are presented with the expla- as the total number of men S:t,v.n,(HKMss. well-know- n l ra 1 . 'I lie aggregate national Income or the allies Is placed at $M2,10O.00O.(KK) and the Interest charges net year at Louisville, Henderson & St, Louis Ry. Co. DAILY TO ST. LOUIS EVANSVILLE p. m. 8:35 a. m.. 9:48 8:35 a. m 5:05 p. m.. 9:48 p. m. PULLMAN SLEEPERS L., H. & ST. L. RY. High-Class SB STATION C. P. A. PULLMAN SLEEPERS Coaches LEAVE UNION Observation Parlor Cars TENTH AND BROADWAY TRAINS City Ticket Office: Both R. F. PENN. T. P. A. Fourth and Main Phones 1134 E. M. WOMACK, 0. P. A. JAS. C. rYcCLOY LOUI5VILLK, KY. Telephone Courtesy The people who get the greatest amount of good out of their telephone are those who talk over it as though face to face. Court .sy smooths out difficulties and promotes the promptest possible connections. military purposes oggregates nation that they have been gathered with great care from the "best avail- around 30,000.000. able sources" and are believed to "reRussian Situation Grave. flect with substantial correctness the "The extreme gravity of the present relative economic strength of tbe op- situation In Russia Is, therefore, apposing groups of nations," nlthnugh It parent, especially when It Is home in Is impossible to vouch for their absomind that. If Cennany can gain conlute accuracy. trol of Ktissia or force I separate (Of Controlled by Allies. The allies. Including the TTnited States, are shown, by this tribulation, to control 10.."i20,()OO square miles of the earth's surface, or .04.1 per cent of the total area held by the nations at war, ns comparf d with UtS&flOO square miles, or only 5.0 per cent held by The agthe Teutonic combination. gregate population of the allies, exclusive of the large Asiatic population tributary to the British empire, reaches the huge total of 473,250,000, or 70.3 per cent of the total of warring peoples, while that of the central powers is hut 147,000,000, or 23.7 per cent. Without counting Asiatics and Africans, the allies have nvallahle for military service 01,700,000 men, or 78.5 per cent of the total possible fighting men, while the Teutonic powers can command but 25,050,000, or 21.5 per cent. The number of men actually enrolled in the armies and navies of the nllles Is 21,400,000, or 60 per cent of the total, while the enrolled military strength of the Teutonic allies Is or 34 per cent, as shown by the following table: peace with Russia, even if Uussln remained thereafter simply neutral. It would be possible for fiermatiy to draw therefrom an enormous quantity of foodstuffs and the raw material for munitions of war. On the other band, If Russia can be kept In line with the entente allies, It would seem that the Teutonic allies must be compelled to capitulate, at a reasonably early date, from sheer exhaustion. considering the danger "While points we must not overlook the fact of the virulence of the Teutonic subIt is impossible, marine campaign. however, to present figures In tills connection which hnve statistical value. "The fact should not he lost sight of that Oermany now controls Belgium, northern France, Serbia, Boumanin, Montenegro, and a large portion of Poland, hnvlng a combined population It Is true that of about 32,300,000. men of all these nations are serving In the armies of the entente nllles, iind thnt Belgium is maintaining an Independent army of moderate size. The control of these countries, especially Belgium and northern France, has Army-NavPet Original Man Present Present Man Power Present Man Estimated Strength. Power. IS to 45. Power. The operators of the BELL System are trained to be patient and polite under all circumstances, but they wiU do better work if they meet with patience and politeness on the part of the telephone users. The fact that you cannot see the operator or the other party should not cause you to overlook this. The best results come through the practice of mutual courtesy. Tbe voice uith ihe smile wins FIGHTING STRENGTH. TELEPHONE CUMBERLAND AND TELEGRAPH COMPANY Incorportted CHAS. H rative. "I was in nn observation point," he snld. "There was a fog ns the first shot went singing over. Suddenly the fog lifted and I saw a group of Germans. I directed my gun at them. The shrapnel burst overhead and they took a dive into the ground like so many Entente Allies and the I'nlted States: United Kingdom .Canada, Newfoundland, Australia, New Zealand, I'nlon of South Africa France Italy Japan Portugal fnlteil States Russta (excluding- Poland) Total Teutonic Allies: German Austria-Hungary AM BY. Manner. Cloverport, Ky. U.Ocifl.iWi) I 1,000,000 I3,soo,noo Mn.flOO I 49.71 S.clllcl.cOO 1,000,001 littW, 00t M.MS. Ml c.rio.oflo 7,7' 1,000 10,SO8,0OI 41.1 1,000,080 1,600,1 M 4UH.OO0 3V0 H.2 33.3 rabbits." IJOMM I2.ono.oW) M.OM.OM IJM.MI 13.000,010 10,000,000 1,140, ON 7.4 10.15 their recting operations. Bell for Gas Attack. A guide Is necessary to reach the first line, especially when, me of the trenches resemble irrigation ditches. The trenches the Americans are occupying begin from a screened position. On the way there shovels and tools were piled high below a hill on which there was a great bell for giving the alarm In case of a gas attack. There under cover were the company cooks busy warming up food that had been brought up In wagons. Following the guide, the way w'sda In and out from left to right for many yards between Interwoven branches that have been placed on the sides of the trenches. The American privates In the front splashed through without hesitating, sometimes getting a footing on stepping stones In the muddy water and not. The trench turns sometimes ant. sharply to the right and a voice warns, "No, sir," the sergeant laughingly "Keep your head down," and the rest replied. of the way the walking is difficult. At this time orders came for this Halting near a mnchine gun, the Gergun and others of the battery placed man positions directly opposite, on a In nearby hills in sight und sound of hill could be seen across the barbed each other to commence firing. The wire of No Man's land. Lights fcuu on the farthest hill went off with In u little town to the. left. a roar and a faint stream of smoke There is a sort of a gentleman's waj blown backwurd from the pit. agreement in this sector that towns Inside the pit in which the over the line are not to be shelled. If stood a voice shouted out one side violates the agreement the the range figures and the lieutenant other side promptly fires shell for shell repeated them. A voice inside the pit Into n hostile town. moment later yelled that the gunner General Slbert, who has Just comwas ready to fire. The lieutenant gave pleted a tour of the trenches, was command to the gunners: "Watch asked how the morale of the Amerithe your bubble." cans In the trenches was. He replied: The lieutenant, who was standing "Morale? How could the morale of on a pile of mud which had been re Americans be anything but good?" artillerists work without even looking up. A lieutenant from Georgia emerged. He was the officer who directed the first shot. He led the way down the slippery, muddy hill to a dugout cov-- 1 ered over with sandbags and logs. ' I'fi n.i nrna ..w.f a vi 11 Trull. iitiiiL ncir iiu.i hi l a iii 1111 in n ,1 f 1 mm iiiwi- ana of the same battery who directed the first 18 shots of the war against Germany from an observation point. On the other side of the hill was found the first gun fired. The muddy gunners were bard at work cleaning their gun. "This was the first gun fired In the war," the Jaunty lieutenant said. "The sergeant inside the pit there fired it." Looking into the pit, the lieutenant aid: "Sergeant, where are you from?" He's From South Bend. A husky voice replied : "I'm from South Bend, Ind." "Are you Irish?" asked the lieutenv I .. I 1 1 The lieutenant grinned broadly, shook the water off his shrapnel helGun of .75 Caliber Used. met, and using both clinched lists to Through the foliage in every dlrec- - punctuate his remarks, said expresHon the ground was undulating. At sively : "It was great." From the artillery lines to the that moment there was a flash of flame through the mist. It was the crack trenches wus a considerable of a .75 gun, and following It closely dlstunce over more muddy hills. The came the noise of the shell rushing correspondent found the infantry inthrough the air, becoming fainter and side the trenches. There nlso were fainter as the projectile went on its many wires which ran into switchway to the German position over the boards, and American and French opcrest of a hill farther away. The erators were sitting side by side dimud-diggi- D.IMcO.OOO M,K0,0N jt.nnn.noo i2.iTni.nofl ,non,eoo 1,000,000 81,700,000 21,400,000 3.3 01.9 30.5 2S.ii How to Find the Man You May Need If fUftfl.OOO 6.100.00.1 U.1M.0M 3, Turkey Total Bulgaria 1,010,000 2r,cc-,n- ,.!,., 3.400.000 1,000.000 000,000 50.0 43.1 ou needed the services either of 81,000,000 11.000,000 Entente Allies and United States. Teutonic Allies Figures for these countries especially Per cent. 70.3 23.7 Per cent. 7S.5 Per cent. 00.0 14.00 21.5 the best doctor, the best lawyer, the most reliable banker, contractor or dentist, you certainly would not select some unknown man to look after your wants. unreliable. given Oermany a grent advantage because of the supplies of coal and iron ore thus made available, and also because of the ability thus obtained to turn to use the factories of the manufacturing sections in making munitions of wnr. "Just at the critical moment, when the scales were almost evenly balanced between the entente allies and the Teutonic allies, the United States, with Its great wealth und resources, entered the conflict, with a possible 22,000,000 men to draw upon, with its nutionul wealth of $225,000,000,000, national Income of $40,000,000,000, na- - continued The combined national wealth of the allies is estimated at $553,000,000,-000- , or 80.5 per cent of the total of the nations engaged In the present conflict, while the wealth of Oermany and her nllles Is placed at $134,000,-000,00or 10.5 per cent. Contrasted with this, is the national debt of tbe allies, $83;060,000,000, or 14.7 per cent of their aggregate wealth, and the combined debt of the Germans and their allies, $38,500,000,000, which Is 28.7 per cent of their aggregate wealth. The figures for the various countries are found In the following table: You want a man with a reputation for dependable work. The man who advertises his The responsible man business or profession assumes a responsibility. is always the most successful and the cheapest in the end. To make sure of his identity look through our advertising columns and be safe in your selection WEALTH AND DEBT. National Wealth. 85,000,000,000 The Breckenridge News Cloverport, Ky. National Debt. ta.rioo.ooo.ooo Entunte Allies and United States: United Kingdom Canada Newfoundland Australia New Zealand Union of South Africa Total British Colonies. France Italy Japan Portugal United States Russia (excluding Poland) Total Teutonic Allies: Oermany Austria-Hungary Pet. of Debt to Wealth. 27 c, I L 65,000,000,009 I I I ( 1,100,009.000 85,000.000 795,000,000 830.000,000 SOO.UOO.000 ) ( J r 6.4 1,500,000.1X10 62.OoO,0O0,O00 25,100,000.000 28.000,000,000 5,000,000,000 225.OnO.oOO.000 68.O00.ooo.O0O 1653,000.000,000 10.009,000,000 12.8 24.0 EW It satisfied. EL :: R y! I 1,000,000,000 1,800,1100.000 1,100,009,000 4,600,000,000 24,000,099,000 183,960,000,099 4.1 22.0 It is QOOD if you buy it heie. costs no mote and you have our guarantee as well as the article you buy. 2.0 41.4 14.7 t 82,O0O,0OO,O0O Tuikey Bulgaria Total Entente Allies and United States Teutonic Allies 40,000,000.000 8,000,000,000 4,00o,ooo,ooo 120,000.000,000 11,000,090.000 1.600.000,000 1,000,000,000 18,500,000,000 24 4 40.0 Our guarantee insures tbe high quality of your purchase, or its return if you hre' not T. G. LEWIS, Watchmaker 18.7 26.0 M.T U4.0OO.0OO.00O Pet So 5 Pot Hardinsburg, Ky. 111 11.1 GOLDEN HULE STORE Just a few more days to do your Christinas shopping. Don't wait until the stocks are picked over. Come early and get first selection. We now have our holiday goods on display. Buy now! And we will deliver to you anytime you say. MENS SUITS SI 6.50 GIFT SUGGESTIONS Men's all rubber Overshoes; from $2 to Men's and Ladies' cloth top Overshoes: from $2 to Men's, Ladies' and children's Rubbers; fr.?ni 5ic, 75c and Men's and fidies' Overgaiters; TOYS $2.50 S2.50 We have a complete line of Toys Old Santa has sent the Golden Rule Store. A select line of Dolls, Games, Wagon, Sleds, Mechanical Engines and everything to make the little kiddies happy. Natural finish Sleds; fancy decorated; price 50c to. $1.25 Racer steering Sled; nicely finished; price 2.50 Wheelbarrowr; strong and durable toy 1.26 Children's Desk, with Blackboard; $1.50 to 2.60 Children's little red Chairs; price .36 Children's little red Rocking Chairs .36 Toy Cannons; 3!)c, 60c and 1.00 Sand Digger, the only mechanical toy; 75c to 1.50 Pile Drivers, a large mechanical toy 1.25 m Rocking Horses, the only thing for baby; 89c to 1.25 Teddy Bears; 50c, $1.25 to 1.98 Baby Dolls, in long dresses 1.25 Boy Dolls and character Dolls of all description; 25c to 1 50 Don't forget to bring the Children to Toyland. Why not give something useful? Let us suggest some of the practical things for your lady friends and relatives. Nice Silk Waist, the newest patterns $2.48 Crochet Bedroom Slippery 1.00 Wo liiivo an enti new stock of Mm'i and younp Men' Suits. As thov arrived lato we arc iro'mjr to sell them at a very low price. Suits that shr.uld sell at $22 50; Holiday price SI. 00 50c S lit that should sell at ff9.00j Holiday price Suits that should sell at $10 and Holiday price One lot of Sample Suits at 18 S14.50 $11.98 (A Cn 9UiWU at Men's Sweaters; all colors and sizes; price $1.50 to S6.00 r Alt wviUU 35c 75c 25c m Umbrellas Men's and Ladies' Umbrellas, made of the best Gloria Silk. Trices ranging from 1 50 to OVERCOATS new line of Overcoats; made of the very best of ma terials; muiic in Military ruN; some straight cuts, and some belted with larc collar; Holiday price, A Men's Ties Men'- - $16.50, $12.98 and $9.98 BojfS1 Mackinaws r. 2 Ties in fancv Xraas boxes. Prices ft, 50c and $4 M Combination Sets Men's Handkerchief and Ties in fancy boxes. Prices 50c and Men's silk and linen initial Handkerchiefs. Price, each, 15c, and Men's Mufflers, silks and knitted, all colors. Prices ft, $1.25 and - Hoys' Raincoats, N to $5.50 Practical Things GIFT SUGGESTIONS Men's Hals in all styles and colors; price from $1.00 to Men's Shoes in Mack and Tan; Knglish; 5 00, 16.00 and Mei.'s straight last Shoes in Vici and (iun Metal; 4, fl and Men's A 1 work Shots; guatanteed to give satisfaction Men's work Shoos, black and tans, double stitched; the Shoe for hard wear; S3 50 and Men's good work Shoes; at S3.50 S7.00 S6.00 $5.00 $4.50 $2.40 dliUU Pfl Suspenders Men's Suspenders in fancy Xmas boxes; Juliet Slippers... Knittins outfit in Leather case Fur-trimme- d at 50c Men's Shirts Men's Shirts, a practical gift; from $1 to S2.50 Toilet Box, consisting of Perfume, Soap and Powder Traveling outfit in Leather case Toilet Sets, Comb, Brush and Mirror; $1.25 to Manacuring Set of all descriptions; $1.25 to Turkish Bath Guest Towels: 25c to Fancy Embroidered Linen Towels; 25c to Embroidered Dresser Scarfs; 253 to Batenburg Table Cover; $2.98 to 1.60 2.75 .50 1.50 2.50 3.00 75 .75 L98 4.50 We pay Highest Prices For Country Produce. The Golden Rule Store, HARD1NSBURG IRVINGT0N Mrs. W J. Schopp spent in Louisville with relatives. last Sunday Shively, Mrs. Shively and IJr G Mrs. Nell NcClintirk, of ueminVm, ' da nail tar. Miss Henrietta, were in Guy FVder lias gone to Louisville to visited her mother, Mrs Cornwall, last Owensboro last week and attended the accept a position will lb UWH B press Co. week. Poultry show. who te dies Miss Hcssie Mrs. Horace McCoy and son, Win. Miss Elsie McKaiighn, of Tobinsport, at Rosetta, spent Dm tV tad "ith tier Stith, el Union Star, were guests of Iml , was the week end guest of her j parents, Mr ami .Vrs Nat Watlington Mrs. Julius Sippel last week. grandmother, Mrs Kmma McKaiighn. Mrs I'aul Comptoii spent last WednesHarold Parks has returned to Lexing- Mr and Mrs L. J Perkins, of Louis-today with her father, Mr. Mary, Of near to resume school duties at K U. ville, was the guest el Mr , and Mrs J. Garde d. Miss Nelle Adkins spent the wee' end W French, Friday, in ( Little Miss Nancy Veach lower ar- - wjt, Mjss Margaret lieauchanip, jjrs Cashman and children are lived last Thursday and will make her j.. ,uisville guests of relatives at Union Star. Mr- -. home with er parents, Mr ghrigtfajg Hainniaii, of Clover-- j Mrs. L. Chapin. of Cloverport. was the Herbert Tower port, has been the guest of Misses Lo- KUest 0f Mr. and Mrs C A Tinius, last Miss Isabel Gardner i in Louisvll.fl rcM . Claudia Prances Reeves. Thursdav . the guest of btl aunt, Mrs. E, B Sutton, i to Mrs. 1'errv Wcater lias returned l lie remains ol it. w rayne, a iormer Mrs Gua SMicllutau waa in Loulavil'c Louisville having visited her parents, citizen Mid well known business man, last week shopping Mr and Mrs Hate Washing too, Double was brought here from Cloverport, Thurs M .ss Nancy Kiuche oe has returned springs day, and inteired in the Hill cemetery. from a visit in I.ouisv lie. Our little town was shocked, Monday Piggott, of Lexington, Miss U'M Mrs. A M. Dejarnclte, of Ilerea, is spent Thanksgiving will, her parents, morning, on hearing of Mrs. Klizabeth the guest of relative., Napper being found chilled and unconMr and Mrs. V J. Piggott. Messrs Ityion Withers, of Owen; bor , Mrs John Woolridge, of Cecelia, lias scious. Her condition remains serious. and Mr. Logsdou, of Louisville, attend- i,eeil u, ul:sl 0f r anl Mrs. G. L M?s. G, H Ashcraft, of Khodelia, is ed the tobacco sale at the Loose Leaf, Handy. the guest of her brother, H. A Ater, and Saturday. an(j jjrs jonas j,y0n were called Mrs. Ater. I'aul Cotnptoii made MMWM trip to lo (Jamp Zachary Taylor, Saturday, to Mattheny. Hall. Louisville last week see their son, Hubert Lyon, who is quite Mr. anil Mrs George Hess have moved ill at the base hospital The marriage of Mitt Lottie Matinto their new bungalow on Fourth Mrs. A. O. Marshall entertained, Sat street. unlay afternoon, from 2 to 4 o'clock, in theny and Mr. Clyde Hall was solcm-ineze- d IUi 7 at Wednesday, Dec. Mrs Itettie Norton has purchased one honor of her sou Albert Payne's birthMrs Norton day. Those present were: Misses Mar- Canuelton, Ind. After a short bridal of the H F Heard houses tha Howe Hrite, Francis McGlothlan trip to Tell (Jity the young c upla reand her sister, Mrs. Harmon, will occuJohnson, Grace Miles, Helen Smith, turned to Cloverport and are making py the house heme with Mrs. Hall's parents, Sheriff A. T. Heard was in Mi Daniels Ruth Gross, Amelia Sadeuwater, and their Chas Thomas Marsha l. The birthday Mr and Mrs. Milt Mattheny. receiving tub n 10 last week. Mr Hall is the goo of Mr. and Mrs, cake was adorned with six candles. DeMr and Mis Taylor Meador have Win. Hall and has a responsible posilicious refreshments were served. moved into the property that belongs to as fireman on the L H. & St. L Mrs. Forrest Heaiichamp and children, tion the High Sclnxil building. R. II. of Louisville, visited Mr. and Mrs. H J. Messrs John (I'Keily, Sr., and Dud Mr. Forrast Freeman and Mr. W. C. Krebs last week. Mi l '.ary made a business trip to OwensPata of this city attended the marriMrs T. N. McGlothlan lias been call- age ceremony. boro last Wednesday. ed lo Rome, Ind., on account of the illMr. and Mrs. M. It Kiiicheloe have ness of her sister, Mrs. Anspach. Subscribe now for the News ttkeu rooms at the Commercial Hotel. Mrs, lid Austin and children, Mattoon McNeil have gone Mr. and Mrs I'aul HI., Misses Sallie and Genevieve Aid 'No News Is Good News' to Caniieltou, Ind. ridge, of Indianapolis, Ind , and Green Miss Fluora Robertson spent Saturday Aldridge, of Pih her, were visitors of Mr. ami Sunday with Mr. and Mrs. John ami Mrs Fred Sadeuwater last week. Although the failure to leceive letters Owen, near Glen Dean. is not pleasant Mrs R H. McGlothlan has been visit from men in the service to relatives and friends at home the Mrs. Warnie Horslcy and Miss Lillian ing Mrs J. C. Younger, adage "no news is good news" never Carman, both of Locu.t Hill, were marwas more true than at present. The ried Friday in JelTersonville. Miss Carof every casualty at home or abroad county'., man is one of Hrcckniiidge is immediately w ired orcab'.ed to officials teachers and the groom is a farmer. at Washington, being relayed from there and Mrs. Alva H Harrison Mrs J Mrs. Win Dowel), of Union Star, was without loss of time to the emergency adlieauchanip, of Garfield, were in town the guest of her son, ( ) W Dowell, and dress of the soldiers or sailors affected. Thursday. Mrs. Dowell Thursday ami Friday. It is also at once released for publication No news of casualWilbur Pile, the produce man, from Mrs. P. D. Hawkins was the guest of in the newspapers. Garfield, was in town on business relatives in Louisville, Tuesday and ties has or will be held up. Weduesday. No man in the service has receivrd n I ' j j Cloverport, Kentucky I Christmas is Right Here and I am here with a line of Holiday Staples to make the hearts of young and old glad. Come and see what I have I Watches, Clocks, Silverware, Rings, Chains of all Styles, Olio iiPnr uavainci go, neon viiama, ui uuuilco, rillo, UUdl dUieea Gold and Silver, Spectacles Fitted. You only pay just a little more for my jewelry than you pay at the Groceries, Dry Goods and Drug Stores, and the quality is three to one better. You take no risk when you spend your money at Lewis' Jewelry Store the high quality of every article backed up by my guarantee. You feel safe, you have what you want and dread not that your gift will soon prove to be of inferior quality and your pride embarassed. Try this Christmas and make your gift one to be admired every time your dear one looks upon it for a lifetime. -- I Everything a First-Clas- s Jeweler Carries is Found in my Stock a a Buy your Christmas goods in goods that last the jewelry you can buy at Lewis' store is a life-tiremembrance. Come and look my beautiful assortment over and be sure your Christmans is a success this time up-to-d- ate me I T. C. LEWIS, yq" Jeweler Hardinsburg, Ky. received at this office. On 1,232 the addresses were completed and they ware forwarded, 123 were returned to senders, 58 went to the dead letter office because senders' addresses were not given, and the balance were held with the view that the addreasea might be completed later -- Official Weekly War Newa. I.oui-vill- e. re-o- rt STEPHENSP0RT orders not to write home; he has beeu urged, on the coutrury, to keep in touch with relatives and frieuds. The forces in France have at their disposal post cards giving geuaral inhumation iu regard to health and the receipt of letters and parcels, which may be dispatched I without payment of postage. Care is also taken to see that mail for soldiers aud sailors reaches them promptly. Where the regimental and company designation of a soldier is not known it may be secured by application to The Adjutant General's Office, Washington, D. C. In one week 1,674 era with insufficient addresses were