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Bank Elections Held Tuesday.  Same Officers Are Returned at Two Banks.  The First National Bank, The Farmers National Bank, all of Somerset, re-elected all directors and officers at the annual meeting of the stockholders held Tuesday afternoon.  The officers of the First National Bank are: J.M. Richardson, President; Joe H. Gibson, Cashier; and E.M. Waddle, Assistant Cashier.  The Directors are: J.M. Richardson, C.L. Tartar, V.P. Smith, John W. Anderson, Ben V. Smith, L.B. Lowenthal, R.G. Richardson, E.M. Waddle, and J.H. Gibson. The Farmers National Bank officers are: A.W. Cain, President;
Dr. W.M. Price, Vice President; Thomas Prather, Vice President; John C. Ogden, Cashier; and Edgar Murrell, Assistant Cashier.  The Directors are: A.W. Cain, Dr. W.M. Price, Thomas Prather, John C. Ogden, Edgar Murrell, Dr. L.I. Farmer, W.F. Wilson, E.T. Wesley, and W.B. Morrow.  The stockholders of The Citizens National Bank elected the following Directors: D.E. Denton, C.D. Stigall, J.W. Campbell, R.L. Brown, W.J. Brinkley, V.D. Roberts, W.D. Gover, M.L. Gover, W.A. Moore and A.A. Basham.  The directors met Wednesday and elected the following officers: D.E. Denton, President; C.D. Stigall, Vice President; A.A. Basham, Cashier; J. Ernest Sears, Assistant Cashier; and Lewis E. Waddle, Bookkeeper.  Mr. Brinkley is a new director.  Somerset can well be proud of its three financial institutions.  They are all strong institutions and are ably officered.  The combined deposits of the three banks runs over two and a half million dollars.  The deposits of the First National runs around $1,700,000.00, the Farmers National $700,000.00, and the Citizens National, the youngest of the three, about $255,000.00.  The Citizens is not quite a year old.

Was Here.  Assistant State Inspector T. Morrow, Jr., was in Somerset Saturday.  Mr. Morrow is in Danville this week examining the books of county officials there.

Fiscal Court.  The Pulaski County Fiscal Court was in session last week for three days.  All members were present.  Sheriff Weddle filed a list of delinquent tax payers.  Judge Tartar and Magistrate Tartar were appointed a committee to go over the list and arrange for the sale.  The jailer was allowed $600.00 for taking care of the Courthouse for 1921.  Judge Tartar and Magistrate Hail were appointed a committee to check over the account of the Treasurer for 1920.

Interesting Paper.  Mr. Elijah Logan today presented the Advocate with a copy
of the Kentucky People, a local newspaper which was published at Perryville 21 years ago.  It was edited by Woodson May, now a resident of Somerset.  The paper contains much news which is very interesting. Danville Advocate.

Still Unidentified.  The corpse at the morgue of the Somerset Undertaking Company is still unidentified.  Many pictures have been received of missingmen from over the country but none resemble the man here.  It has been over a week now since he was brought to the undertaking establishment.

Auto Licenses Issued By The County Clerk Run Over Three Hundred.  Some Out.  There are still quite a few auto owners who have not paid their 1921 license to County Clerk Langdon.  All auto licenses were due January 1, but Governor Morrow extended the time ten days which made Monday the last day to drive your machine on a 1920 tag.  Up to Monday, Mr. Langdon had issued 314 passenger licenses, 51 truck licenses, 56 chauffeur licenses, six dealer's licenses and four for motorcycles.  There is no question but what there are
more automobiles in Pulaski County than the above number.  Evidently many car owners are going to let their car stay in the garage.  A majority of the licenses issued were for Ford cars

The death angel with its silent tread entered the home of Mr. James Vaught on
January 4, 1921, and took away his loving wife, Cora.  She was 21 years of
age.  She was loved by all who had the pleasure of knowing her.  She was the daughter of Mr. Thomas Acey.  She leaves a husband, father and mother, sisters and brother, a wee baby only 11 days old, and a number of relatives and friends to mourn for her.  She will be greatly missed.  From Zelma Compton.

For Sale.  House and hem-stitching business.  See Mrs. C.L. Spencer, 409 E.
Mt. Vernon St., Somerset, Ky.

Lost.  Boy's overcoat, between school building and 440 College St.  Return to W.M. Stewart and receive reward.

Lost.  Silver coin case, gold inlaid, Friday afternoon.  Initials R.E.B.  Lost between town and J.W. Davis' residence in Gibson Addition.  Finder return to Fred M. Catron and receive reward.

Lost.  Shopping bag, between West Somerset and Ferguson last Saturday afternoon, containing bank book, check book, handkerchiefs and other contents.  Finder will please return to Sam D. Newell's blacksmith shop and receive reward.  Mrs. L.W. Newell.

In Foreign Waters.  Mrs. William Pettus received a message from her son, Bryan, on Christmas eve stating that he was on his way to Constantinople with the American fleet.  Bryan has just recently returned from a cruise to Africa.

Summershine.  Mrs. Elizabeth Summershine, age 69 years, widow of Martin Summershine, died at her home in South Somerset Tuesday afternoon.  Funeral services were held Thursday and interment followed in the city cemetery.

Henderson - Mercer.  Mr. Everett Henderson of Nancy, and Miss Anna Mercer of Pleasant Hill, were united in marriage Sunday, January 9th, at 1:30 o'clock, at the home of the bride's parents.  Rev. J.M. Harmon officiating. Mr. Henderson is a very fine young man and a successful farmer of Nancy.  The bride is a daughter of Walter Mercer, and a highly educated young lady, and is loved by all who know her.  The bride looked lovely in her charming gown of blue satin with white beading.  The bridesmaids and groomsmen were Mr. and Mrs. Crawford Mercer, Mr. and Mrs. Parker Tanner.  Many friends gathered to
witness the ceremony.  After the wedding the happy couple with many friends accompanying them, took leave for his home near Nancy.  We wish them all the joy and happiness that life can afford.

Dr. Logan Burned.  Friends in this city of Rev. Dr. J.V. Logan will be sorry to hear that he was badly burned a few days ago by the explosion of a gas furnace that had just been installed in his home on Crescent Hill, in Louisville.  He was thrown some distance and burned about the head and chest, but his injuries are not dangerous, but quite painful.  Dr. Logan was at one time pastor of the Presbyterian Church in Somerset.

Religious Debate.  Rev. J.L. Davis and Rev. Boyce Taylor are holding a four days religious debate at Providence Church, near Quail.  Rev. Taylor is a Baptist minister, but what denomination Rev. Davis belongs to we do not know.  The debate has created quite a great deal of interest in the county and The Journal tried to secure a stenographer to take al the sermons down but we could get no one to make the trip.


Nice Cottage For Sale.  Four room cottage on May St., with two porches, hall and all modern conveniences for sale at once.  House equipped with water, lights, bath and toilet.  In good condition.  Large lot, garage, coal house, with extra storage room, and upstairs, concrete basement, also chicken house.  A good location and convenient home for small family.  Terms reasonable. Write or call R.M. Feese, Phone 385, Somerset, Ky.

Surber.  The funeral services of Mr. Levi Surber, who died last Thursday night, were held Sunday afternoon at the Christian Church, conducted by Rev. W.G. Montgomery. Interment followed in the City Cemetery.  Mr. Surber moved to Somerset about two years ago from Oneida, Tenn.  Since making this city his home he had become very popular and had many warm friends.  He was a member of the Christian Church and was very active in all religious work.  At the time of his death he was a member of the Official Board of the First Christian Church.  Mr. Surber had been a very valued employee of the Southern Railroad and was highly thought of by all his fellow workmen and superiors.  He was forty-five years of age

A.R. Wallace With Denney & Dodson.  During this week Mr. A.R. Wallace, who has been with J.E. Lawhorn, undertaker, assumed his duties as funeral director and embalmer with Denney & Dodson on Mt. Vernon St.  Mr. Wallace is a competent and efficient funeral director and embalmer and Messrs Denney & Dodson are better prepared now than ever to render service to those needing the assistance of a funeral director.  Having been here but one year, Mr. Wallace has made many friends both in the city and in the country, who are glad to know that he will remain here to administer to them in the same careful manner when they need his services as he has in the past.  Mr. Lawhorn will personally conduct his undertaking establishment, he being a licensed embalmer, and understands the undertaking business thoroughly

Hospital Notes.
Christopher Zachary, of Nancy, underwent a slight operation and is doing nicely.

Mrs. C.S. Tucker who underwent a very serious operation is getting along nicely.

Mrs. Vance Dykes, who had a serious operation for appendicitis is getting along nicely.

Mr. George Dutton is suffering from a very severe attack of tonsillitis.

Mr. Gill, who had his foot amputated, is able to return to his home in Danville.

Mr. Creekmoor of Yamacraw was operated on last Friday and is getting along nicely.

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