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The Somerset Journal-The Oldest Democratic Newspaper in the Mountains of Kentucky

Feese & Williams
Somerset, Ky., Friday November 12, 1920.


Shooting and Cutting.  Thos. Pitman, it is alleged, shot Frank Roy last
Sunday night at the Cedar Point church, following a quarrel.  Pitman's two
sons then, it is claimed, stabbed Roy.  His wounds are serious but it is
thought he will recover.  The trouble is the result of an old family feud so
it is stated by people living in that section.  No arrest has yet been made.

Hunting Jobs.  We are told that during the past month more journeyman
mechanics have applied for work at the railroad shops than at any time during
the past five years.  In the East a great many of the roads are cutting down
on their forces, and in Detroit, Akron, Cleveland and other places automobile
factories are dismissing thousands.  The Overland plant last week closed down
and threw 15,000 out of employment.

To Monticello.  Mr. W.H. Ping and family of Dabney, have moved to Monticello,
Ky., where Mr. Ping has a road contract which will take him about two years
to complete.  He is building a pike from Monticello to Albany.

Returns To Danville.  Mr. Jerry Selch, who has been connected with the office
of Supt. J.C. Clements at Somerset has returned to Danville to accept a
position with the Danville laundry.  He says that several other Danville men
expect to return home in the near future - Danville Advocate.

Lost.  Between Cal Jackson place and James Doolin place on the Somerset and
Crab Orchard Road, one lady's purple leather pocketbook containing one $20
bill and five $1 bills and two quarters and two dimes; also a bill for coat
suit from A.J. Joseph.  Finder return to J.S. Martin, Todd, Ky., and receive

Personal Mention.

Mrs. J.A. Bolin is spending the week in Louisville.

Mrs. John Parker was in Lexington Wednesday for the day.

Mrs. Pat Farmer was in Cincinnati last Monday for the day.

Mr. and Mrs. William Cosby spent last weekend in Danville.

Miss Thelma Waddle was in Lexington last Saturday with friends.

Miss Bessie Corder of Washington, D.C., is at home for a vacation.

Mr. Stephen Jones is spending several days in Cincinnati on business.

Mr. Hollis Minton has accepted a position in the First National Bank.

Mrs. Mary Carr has returned from a visit to Henderson and Frankfort.

Mrs. Dave Phelps of Strunk, Ky., has been visiting her parents this week.

Mr. and Mrs. Ray Orwin have returned from a visit to St. Louis, Mo.

Mrs. L.V. Sink of Lexington, is visiting her mother, Mrs. Mary Carr.

Miss Mary Dee Beck of McKinney is visiting her sister, Mrs. James Davis.

Mr. and Mrs. W.W. Carter left today to spend several days in Danville.

Myer Cohn of the Somerset Salvage Co., is spending the week in Louisville.

Drake Thompson has returned to Gatliff, Ky., after a business trip here.

Mr. Ben Sears has resigned his position in Corbin and is with home folks for
a while.

Morris Harkins is spending the week in Chicago picking up bargains for the
Fair Store.

Mr. H.F. Spencer, a prominent oil man of Chicago, Ill., has been in the city
on business.

Mr. and Mrs. R.W. Smith, of Irvine, Ky., are the guests of his brother V.P.
Smith and family.

Mr. and Mrs. Bryon Beeler of Knoxville, Tenn., are visiting his sister, Mrs.
L.B. Lowenthal.

A.Y. Keen and son, Walter, of New River, Tenn., are visiting at the home of
Major A.T. Keene.

Durelle Mason of Middletown, Ohio, was in Somerset last Saturday to take some
Masonic work.

Mr. and Mrs. Edward Baute of Lexington have been visiting his parents Dr. and
Mrs. J.A. Baute.

Misses Bernice and Francis Thompson attended the Georgia Tech - Centre
football game on the 30th.

George James Sallee and William Humble were down from Centre College,
Danville, last weekend.

Mrs. Ernest Parsons is in Louisville with Mrs. Victor Lewis who was operated
on last Saturday.

Mr. and Mrs. S.D. King of Burgin will arrive Sunday to visit their grandson
H.M. King, and family.

The many friends of George Smith will regret to learn that he is quite ill at
his home on Mt. Vernon St.

Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Hill of Stanford were the guests of Mrs. Hill's parents,
Mr. and Mrs. John Mershon.

Mrs. L.M. Roberts of Chattanooga, Tenn., spent the weekend with her parents,
Mr. and Mrs. J. Frank Hines.

Mrs. M.F. Shadoan of Billings, Mont., was called to Somerset on account of
the death of her father M.H. Warren.

The Elks Lodge has issued invitations to a Thanksgiving dance to be given at
the Club Rooms on Friday nigh, the 26th.

Mr. James Ramsey was called to Russell County this week on account of the
death of his mother-in-law Mrs. W.T. Vigles.

A fine ten pound girl was born at the home of Mr. and Mrs. J.E. Laplant this
week.  She has been named Lillian Jennette.

The many friends of Mr. E.T. Wesley will regret to learn that he is quite ill
with pneumonia at his home on the Stanford Pike.

Major Charles Morrow was in Somerset this week en route to his station in
Georgia after a visit with his brother Governor Morrow.

Fred Catron who has been working in Cincinnati for the Dowe Drug Company has
returned to Somerset and is with Kelsay's Drug Store.

The Young Ladies Missionary Society of the First Methodist Church will meet
with Mrs. O.D. Goodloe Friday afternoon at 3 o'clock.

Mrs. O.W. Lisle, of Chattanooga, is visiting her sister, Mrs. C.M. Johnson. 
They enjoyed a visit Sunday to the home of Mr. George Sloan.

Mrs. Hardgrove of Somerset is the guest of her daughter, Mrs. Henry Cundiff
at Mrs. Ella Palmer's on Fourth St. - Danville Advocate.

Mr. and Mrs. L.R. Dungan have taken rooms at the Stigall home on Columbia St.
 Mr. Dungan is a lineman for the Western Union with offices in the Southern
Railway Office building.

Mr. J.M. Richardson had the misfortune to fall last Sunday and severely
bruise his leg.  He is able to be out but the injury was quite painful.

Mrs. Lillian McCammon of the Southern Railway office force is visiting her
mother in Knoxville, Tenn.  Miss Bernice Addington is working in her place.

Mr. and Mrs. Beecher Smith, Mr. and Mrs. J.A. Bolin and Mr. and Mrs. Porter
Bolin will leave soon for Havana, Cuba, where they will remain for some time.

Lawrence Longsworth came down from Lexington for a short business trip last
week.  He is construction several homes in Lexington for the Longsworth Co.

Dr. and Mrs. J.P.W. Brouse were in Cincinnati Saturday and Sunday.  Dr.
Brouse returned to Irvine, Monday, where he is Superintendent of the City

Miss Margurette Cooper, who is attending Georgetown College, spent last
weekend with her parents.  She brought with her as her guest Miss Anderson of

Dr. J.B Vigles of Chattanooga and Mrs. Thos. E. Conley of Danville were in
Somerset this week en route to Russell County to attend the funeral of Mrs.
W.T. Vigles.

Mr. and Mrs. L.T. Cunningham have taken rooms at the home of Mr. and Mrs.
J.E. Claunch.  Mr. Cunningham is a train dispatcher and he and his family
have just moved to Somerset.

Supt. R.E. Hill will occupy the Morrow home, on Oak St., when Ben V. Smith
moves to his new home on Main St., which he hopes to have completed by the
first of December.

Mrs. Virgil P. Smith entertained the Chautauqua Club last Saturday afternoon
in honor of her visitor, Mrs. R.W. Smith, of Irvine, Ky.  Following the
program refreshments were served.

Mr. and Mrs. R.M. Feese and children motored to Columbia last week for a
visit of a few days.  They were accompanied home by Mr. and Mrs. R.H.
Chewning and son, Marvin, and Mrs. W.B. Hansford, Jr., and children of West
Milton, Ohio.

Mr. and Mrs. Lucas Floyd and two little daughters, Mr. and Mrs. S.T. Boone
and two little sons, and Miss Laura Floyd motored through from Somerset and
spent Sunday with Mrs. Boones parents, Mr. and Mrs. M.C. Floyd - Stanford
Interior Journal.

Mrs. James Davis entertained at bridge last Tuesday afternoon in honor of
Mrs. J.G. Clements, wife of the Superintendent of the Southern Railway, who
has just recently moved to Somerset.  There were four tables playing.  Mrs.
Jean V. Smith won the prize.  Delightful refreshments were served.

Mr. and Mrs. E.M. Rousseau have returned from Dearborn, Michigan, where they
have been visiting their son, Eugene, who is working for the Dearborn
Independent, owned by Henry Ford.  He has a splendid position and is doing

Poplarville.  Rev. H.J. Ridner filled his appointment at this place Sunday …
Mr. Elbert Sears and wife who have been spending a few weeks with his
relatives here, left Monday for Corbin, Ky. … Mr. Bill Farmer is still on the
sick list … Alta Sears, of Dykes, visited Bertha Bolton Sunday … Misses
Elva, Zella and Alta Sears and Bertha Bolton attended the pie supper at
Providence Saturday night … Miss Rebecca and Lydia Middleton were Sunday
afternoon guests of Miss Mary Edwards of Dykes … Miss Eva Stewart, Orpha,
Malie and Jessie Taylor visited Misses Elva and Zella Sears Sunday afternoon.

Wilsons Chapel.  Hollis Wilson and wife have returned home from Detroit,
Mich., where he has been employed with the Ford Motor Corp. … W.F. (Boss)
Wilson, bought a new wagon for $130 … Geo. Calhoun of Parmleysville, spent
Thursday night with Filmore Wilson … Richard Waddle and wife spent Saturday
night with Hollis Wilson and wife … Willis Manning and son Pete, went to
Parmleysville, Ky., to work … Frank Manning returned home from Cincinnati …
J.D. Sipple had a house covering on last Thursday.

Waterloo.  R. Cooper and family who have been sick for some time, are no
better … Miss Audrey Rainwater who has been visiting her sister, Mrs. Arling
Jasper of Beech Grove, for the past two months has retuned to her home … Mrs.
Laden is on the sick list .. Clarence Rainwater visited his sister on Sunday
.. Columbus Calhoun and family visited at T.S. Calhoun's Saturday night …
Arling Jasper and family visited her parents Saturday night … Lola Lay
visited her sister Mrs. C. Calhoun, Wednesday … Oscar Hargis and wife have
moved to the property of J.E. Jasper's.

Ingle.  The Sunday School is progressing nicely at Cedar Point … Protracted
meetings are going on at Cedar Point which began Sunday night … Friday, Nov.
7, is the fair at Cedar Point.  The children are all expecting another big
day.  Everybody invited … Mr. Everett Cain spent the day with Miss Parthenia
Anderson … Sunday was the fifth Sunday meeting at New Hope. Good speaking was
made … Mr. R. Lane spent the day Sunday with Miss Serena Dause … Mr. Cloyd
S. Beacher was the guest of Mr. Everett and Valontis Cain Saturday night and
Sunday … Mrs. Herb Dause and daughter were guests of A.J. Lane Sunday … Miss
Ellen Cain is suffering from two fellons on her hand …  Miss Gertrude and Ida
Kissee, Miss Parthenia Anderson visited Miss Nell Lane and attended the
meeting at Liberty Saturday night.

Oil Center.  Several boys and girls of this place attended the pie supper at
Sylvia … Mrs. Chas. Taylor and Mrs. G.V. Frazier visited the Blynn brothers
of Hogue Sunday … Mr. Jacob Beasley, of Iowa, is visiting relatives here …
Miss Myrtle Ellis has returned to Luretha, Ky., after a visit with home folks
… Miss Wilmoth Simpson and Miss Pauline Humble visited relatives at Fishing
Creek Saturday and Sunday .. Mr. and Mrs. Chester Ellis are rejoicing over
the arrival of a 7-pound girl … Mrs. Nannie Ellis is slowly improving … The
little children of Mr. Joe Holthouse have the chicken pox.

Pleasant Hill.  Estell Denham and family of Illinois, visited his brother,
Clarence Denham, here last week … Born, to the wife of H.J. Girdler, Nov. 2,
a fine girl, Lucy Elizabeth … Mrs. Cathryn Ashley and daughter Telitha, spent
Wednesday with Mrs. Annie Wesley … Jesse Garner is spending a few days with
his parents at Plainsville, Ind. … Henry, the little son of H.J. Girdler is
quite sick … Rev. W. Reece was present Saturday and Sunday and delivered
interesting sermons … Jas. Robertson and wife of Cincinnati are visiting with
relatives here … Miss Jewey Hines has returned home from East Somerset where
she visited her aunt, Mrs. Mary Waddle … Aunt Cynthia Ashley is worse at this
writing … Mrs. Emaline Godby is spending a few days with her daughter Mrs.
Bettie Scales … Sam Fitzpatrick has returned home from Fletcher, Ohio … Mr.
and Mrs. L.M. Roy of Fishing Creek spent Tuesday with her brother Harvey
Godby …. Born, to Mrs. Jesse Garner, a fine 9-pound boy, Nov. 7 …. Sam
Barnes received a message last Friday form Middleborough that his nephew,
W.J. Barnes, who is teaching school at that place, was shot and seriously
wounded ... Mrs. J.T. Scales is very sick with rheumatism … Mrs. Laura
Satterfield and little son, of Somerset, are visiting her brother, George
Childers and family … Mr. Ward and family of Science Hill have moved to his
property that he bought last week from Harvey Godby for $900.50.  Mr. Godby
and family moved to Somerset … Miss Pearl Martin of Ferguson spent the
weekend with her grandparents here … Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Ashley entertained
several of their friends Sunday … Joe Richard left last Wednesday for Ohio,
where he will work … Mrs. Bertha Lay and children of Mt. Zion, are spending a
few days with her sister, Mrs. W.H. Doss … Oscar Girdler and family spent
Sunday with Mr. and Mrs. George Girdler.

Pisgah.  Mr. and Mrs. E.S. Heaton and Mrs. C.O. Heaton and baby Hayes spent
Sunday with Mr. and Mrs. Lewis Barlow of Elihu … Mr. and Mrs. John Tucker,
Mr. Rufus Cundiff and children, Mrs. Hattie Greening and Mrs. Jim Cassada and
daughters, Ova and Zena, visited Mr. and Mrs. John Tucker Tuesday … Mrs. D.S.
Claunch called on Mrs. Lum Harvey Tuesday … Mr. and Mrs. Joe Agger visited
Mr. and Mrs. Glen Heaton Sunday … Mrs. D.S. Claunch visited her brother, J.B.
Smith of Ruth, the first of the week … Mrs. Nan Gholson spent Saturday night
with Mrs. D.S. Claunch … Mrs. Lillie Hudson and children of Nancy spent last
week with her sister Mrs. Sam O. Cowan … Miss Ova Cassada spent Sunday with
Miss Nina Tucker .. Mr. and Mrs. C.O. Heaton spent Thursday with Mr. and Mrs.
Dudley Cole of Ringgold … Mrs. Will Hardgrove called on Mrs. Nan Gholson
Saturday … James Tucker called on Miss Mae Frisbie Sunday afternoon … D.S.
Claunch and J.R. Eastridge visited E.S. Heaton Sunday afternoon .. Mable, the
little eleven year old daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Tom Gholson of Spann, Ky.,
died Tuesday morning of appendicitis.  She was taken ill Saturday while
visiting her grandmother, Mrs. Nan Gholson.  She was taken to the Somerset
Sanitarium on Monday where she underwent a very serious operation.  Funeral
services were conducted Wednesday at Spann Hill. 

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