Steve Gill, brakeman, of Danville, who has his foot
so badly mashed that amputation was necessary, is getting
along nicely and will be able to leave the hospital in a
Mrs. Wm. Sweeney, who underwent a very serious operation,
returned home Saturday.
George Boyd, of Williams Siding, had a badly mashed
finger amputated last Friday and returned home Tuesday.
Miss Opal Cain, who has been sick for seven weeks, is
improving and is able to be out some.
Miss Julia Hamilton had her tonsils removed Saturday and
Fred Catron returned home last Tuesday and is about to be
George Dutton and Miss Elsie Zimmerman are assisting in
the work at the Cumberland Sanitarium for a few days.
J.H. Marley, who was brought here Christmas Day suffering
with hemorrhage of the stomach, returned to his home in
Georgia last Saturday.
Mr. Leigh, of Ansel, was brought to the hospital Sunday
night suffering with a dislocated shoulder.
Dr. C.A. Cain of Pine Knot, was in town Monday night.
Mrs. S. Tucker was brought to the hospital Tuesday night
and was operated on Wednesday morning.
Licenses. Since the last report County Clerk C.M.
Langdon has issued twenty-five marriage licenses to happy
couples during the holidays. They were: Fred
B. Hail, 27, to Dora B. Jenkins, 24; Oscar Rogers, 21, to
Ida Pleasant, 17; King David Dykes, 23, to Mae Williams,
17; Leonard D. Warman, 21, to Pearl Vaught, 21; Robert
Olno Girdler, 21, to Opal D. Mayfield, 16; Dayton C.
Story, 22, to Margaret Annie Berry, 22; Mack Stringer,
24, to Mae Arney, 25; Fred Dick, 18, to Flossie Hines,
15; William E. Smiley, 27, to Nannie M. Glover, 16; Fred
Thomson, 29, to Annie Belle Adams, 25; Christopher C.
Vaught, 28, to Martha Evans, 24; D. Frank Newell, 18, to
Nettie B. Hurt, 20; James R. Davis, 26, to Mary B.
Roberts, 19; Albie Estes, 34, to Mabel Vallandingham, 25;
Wm. F. Coleman, 23, to Rosa M. Phillips, 20; John Ryan,
32, to Nina Hines, 22; James D. Adams, 26, to Katherine
Bullock, 24; Wm. H. Jennings, 22, to Mary E. Bray, 16;
Charles Baugh, 19, to Ada Hines, 17; James William
Mounce, 25, to Juffie Francis Wilson, 25; Bernard Tarter,
22, to Sarah Myrtle Beshears, 22; Henry E. Johnson, 37,
to Jennie Girdler, 19; Raymond E. Lay, 22, to Marie
Henry Hill, 19, to Colletta Dykes, 18; Andrew Lincoln
Haste, 24, to Cordelia Sneed, 20.
Mrs. James Davis entertained with a Five Hundred party
last Wednesday morning in honor of her sisters, the
Misses Beck of McKinney. There were four tables
playing. Refreshments were served.
Mrs. Mattie Alexander gave a pretty Five Hundred party on
Wednesday afternoon at the Kenwick Hotel. The parlors of
the hotel were decorated for the occasion with pretty
flowers. There were seven tables playing.
Elaborate refreshments followed the game.
Miss Ruth Alexander entertained with a Five Hundred party
Thursday evening for several of the younger set.
Three were four tables playing. Miss Jessie
Griffith of Stearns was Miss Alexander's guest for the
Mr. and Mrs. M.H. Barnett entertained with a six o'clock
dinner Friday evening. Those present were Mr. and
Mrs. N.L. Barnett, Mr. and Mrs. M.L. Barnett, Miss Delia
Barnett and Mr. and Mrs. Brinkley Barnett.
Mr. Oscar Gover and son of Harriman, Tenn., spent the
holidays with his sister, Mrs. Frank Ellis.
Greene visited his mother in Chattanooga Saturday and
Mr. and Mrs. S.O. Whitenack of Lexington spent the
holidays with her parents Mr. and Mrs. Marcus Clark.
Mr. and Mrs. Harry Lewis of Breckinridge, Texas, arrived
last week for a visit with Mr. and Mrs. W.D. Gover and
other relatives. Harry returned to Texas
Monday. Mrs. Lewis will remain for several weeks
Miss Bertha Wolf of Aurora, Ill., returned home this week
after a visit with the family of J.R. Cook. She
stopped in Louisville en route for a short visit with Mr.
and Mrs. A.T. Hert.
Mr. Garland Mourning of Pittsburgh, Pa., is visiting is
mother Mrs. Anna Mourning.
Mrs. Susie Roberts and daughters Misses Ivy and
Marguerette, returned to
Danville this week after a visit with the family of W.J.
Miss Marguerette Cooper returned to Georgetown College
Misses Ella and Cecil Gooch have returned to Washington
to resume their work in the War Department.
Mr. Edward Gover returned to school at Georgetown,
Wednesday after a vacation of two weeks with is parents.
Mrs. Baker Grissom of Burnside has been the guest of Mrs.
Ben D. Smith.
Mr. and Mrs.
Frank Brinkley and son left Monday for their home in
Danville after spending the holidays with their mother
Mrs. Mary Brinkley.
Miss Nell Crawford who was the guest of her parents Mr.
and Mrs. M.T. Crawford, during the holidays, has returned
to Frankfort where she is teaching.
Mr. and Mrs. John Cox entertained to dinner Tuesday Mr.
and Mrs. Victor Lewis, Mrs. B. Gover, Mrs. Ellen
Tomlinson, Miss Mattie Dykes, Mrs. B. Gillispie, Mrs.
Mary Brinkley, Miss Sue Bobbitt, Mrs. Delia Tomlinson,
Mrs. H. Mitchell King is spending several weeks visiting
relatives at Lexington.
Mr. and Mrs. R.M. Feese and children spent several days
with relatives in Louisville.
Mrs. Floyd Gaines has returned to Washington City after a
month's visit with her mother.
Miss Nell Zachery accompanied Miss Adele Dorsey to her
home in Louisville and was her guest during the holidays.
Mrs. Ernest Richardson of Perryville, and Miss Belle
Moore, of West Milton, Ohio, were with Mrs. Wm. B.
Hansford, Sr., for the holidays.
Miss Ella Woodward spent the Christmas vacation with
relatives in Central Kentucky.
Miss Maude Bishop of Louisville, Ky., spent several days
with friends in Somerset last week.
Miss Kathleen Trimble has returned to her home in
Louisville after a visit
with relatives here.
Mr. Clarence Florence of Corbin spent several days with
friends in the city.
Winfrey has returned to Louisville after a visit with her
parents, Mr. and Mrs. Charles Winfrey.
Mr. and Mrs. Nicol Davis and son, Morton Edmunds left on
Sunday for their home in Aiken, S.C., after a visit with
Mr. and Mrs. Owen Goodloe.
Rev. J.D. Fallon has returned from a trip to Louisville.
Miss Blanch Kennedy has returned to school at Lexington.
George T. Lewis of Sloans Valley, Dee Nunn of Akron, O.,
and Dr. K.S. Lester of Louisville were the weekend guests
of W.M. Lester.
W.M. Lester left Sunday for Chatham, Va., after spending
the holidays with his parents on Columbia St.
Miss Helen Baute will return to Nazareth Academy today
after a delightful two weeks with her parents.
Mr. and Mrs. James Marcum of Helena, Montana, were in the
city for a short visit last week. They were en
route to Florida where they will spend the winter.
Mr. Sam Marcum of Danville, accompanied them here.
Mr. Marcum left Pulaski County about thirty years ago and
has struck it rich in the western country. He taught
school here for several years.
Ashurst who is attending State College, Lexington, spent
the holidays with her parents Mr. and Mrs. Rufe Ashurst.
Miss Mary Belle Pettus has returned to Georgetown College
after spending the holiday with home folks.
Mrs. Flora Heath of Burnside was in the city shopping
Mr. and Mrs. G.L. Thompson spent Christmas with Mr. and
Mrs. Norman Thompson and little daughter Norma Jane at
Rev. T.W. Beeler is visiting friends this week.
Miss Pauline Yahnig is suffering from a severe attack of
Mr. and Mrs. H.V. Cundiff entertained several friends to
a turkey dinner Sunday. There were twenty-eight in
all that partook of the delicious feast.
On last Thursday, Dec. 30, the neighbors of Mrs. C.H.
Lewis gave her a surprise dinner. The following
were present: Mrs. Garrett Cundiff, Mrs. A.J.
Colyer, Mrs. Bill Cundiff, Mrs. Groclose, Mrs. C.B.
McDowell, Mrs. Rufe Fisher, Miss Lillie Meece, Mrs. John
Fish, Mrs. John James, Miss Alta James, Dr. Hunter and
family, Mrs. Marion Dutton, Mrs. H.W. Denham and Miss
Tillie Daffron. Mrs. Lewis was greatly surprised
and enjoyed the nice dinner very much.
Hon. Clarence Duncan of Monticello, Ky., is in the city
today on business.
The Chautauqua Club will meet with the Misses Pettus on
North Main St. Saturday afternoon, 2:30.
Mrs. E.F. Beard entertained the Five Hundred Club
Wednesday afternoon. There were four tables
playing. The prize was won by Mrs. Paul Dexheimer.
Refreshments were served following the game.
Mr. W.W. Stephens of Stearns, Ky., was in the city
Thursday on business.
Frazure Richardson has returned to State Univ.,
Misses Anna and Thelma Sloan, who are teaching in
Georgetown, Ky., were home for the holidays. They
returned to their work Sunday.
Miss Delia Barnett returned to Pressman Home, Tenn., this
week after a visit with her parents.
Mrs. India Griffith and daughter, Miss Jessie, of
Stearns, were visiting in Somerset this week.
Miss Virginia Catron has accepted a position with the
A.J. Joseph Co.
Fritts of Phillipsburg, N.J., is the guest of her parents
Mr. and Mrs. C.P. Ware. Mr. Fritts cane down for
New Years and spent several days. He returned home
Tuesday. After March 1, Mr. and Mrs. Fritts will
make Louisville their home.
Cadet Joe Hardin has returned to West Point Military
Academy after a visit with home folks.
John P. Hill returned from St. Louis Saturday where he
had been attending a gathering of the Armour
salesman. He and Mrs. Hill left the first of the
week for their home in Paintsville.
Cecil Williams returned Saturday from a weeks visit with
friends in Kansas City, Mo.
George Hammond spent last week in Louisville on business.
Miss Elsie Potter has returned to her school work at Mt.
Mrs. A. Lovett was called to Knoxville, Tenn., this week
on account of the illness of her mother.
Superintendent and Mrs. R.E. Hill are nicely located in
the Morrow home on Oak St. Mr. Ben V. Smith who had
been occupying this property, has moved to
his new home.
Hon. E.E. Bell, of Monticello, and Senator E. Bertram of
Albany, were in Somerset Wednesday on business.
Clay Alexander has returned to his work at Vanderbilt
|Mr. A.C. Chapin of the State
College Experiment Station, has been in this city this
week with County Agent Wilson.
One of the most enjoyable holiday events was the dance
given by the Elks Lodge on the 30th. There were
about one hundred dancers. William Sextette of
Winchester furnished the music.
One of the prettiest of the holiday parties was given by
Mrs. Ben D. Smith on Tuesday afternoon at her pretty
apartment at the Colyer House. Mrs. Smith
entertained at cards and there were five tables
playing. Attractive were the decorations and most
delicious refreshments were served.
Mrs. J.G. Clements entertained the Five Hundred Club on
Tuesday afternoon of last week. There were five
tables playing. Following the game dainty
refreshments were served.
The many friends of Fred Catron are glad to see him out
after an operation for appendicitis.
Miss Kate Reddish of Lexington has been the guest of Mr.
and Mrs. William
Mr. and Mrs. Brinkley Barnette have returned to Lexington
after a visit with his parents and other relatives.
Mrs. Earl Cottonbrook of Cincinnati, Ohio, is visiting
Mr. W.O. Goodloe of Lancaster spent the holidays with his
daughter Mrs. W.W. Carter.
Morris Harkins returned from Chicago this week where he
has been buying goods for the Fair Store.
Delaney Roberts left Monday to enter the Eastern Kentucky
State Normal at Richmond.
Mr. Beecher Smith is in Battle Creek, Mich., at the
Sanitarium there, for treatment.
Mrs. R.E. Higgins will entertain with a tea Friday
afternoon from 2 to 4:30 in honor of her mother-in-law,
Mrs. Mary Higgins of New Carlisle, Ohio, and Mrs. Harry
Lewis of Texas.
Mr. and Mrs. R.B. Waddle and children spent several days
Miss Bess Crawford spent several days in Monticello the
guest of Miss Ruth Kennedy.
Mr. Walter Staples of Texas is visiting Mr. and Mrs. A.J.
Misses Mocella Vaught and Bess Crawford have returned to
Hamilton College, Lexington, Ky.
Mr. and Mrs. Paul Kimball have taken rooms at the home of
Mr. and Mrs. Weddle on Main St. Mr. Kimball is with
the First National Bank.
Miss Lucille Link has returned to Lexington after a visit
with relatives here.
Mr. Robert G. Richardson has returned from a trip to
Mrs. E.A. Hail and baby of Oneida, Tenn., are visiting
her parents, Mr. and Mrs. W.Y. Padgett.
Mr. Dayton Story and Miss Annis Berry, both of this city,
were married at the home of the bride on the 22nd of
December. Immediately following the ceremony Mr.
and Mrs. Story left for Springfield, O., where they will
Miss Clara Colyer who is teaching in St. Louis, Mo.,
spent the holidays at home.
stop at burnside
Oscar Gover and son of Harriman, Tenn., were guests of
his sister, Mrs. John Sloan, this passed week
Prof. Mills of Atlanta, Ga., spent Christmas here the
guest of Miss Willie Prater .. Mr. and Mrs. F.L. Williams
and daughter of Bradford, Pa., are guest of Mrs. E.C.
Rankin. Mr. and Mrs. Williams are en route to Cuba,
where they will make their home
Miss Bess Crawford
of Somerset was the guest of Miss Ruth Harvey on Tuesday
of last week
Mr. and Mrs. J.E. Pollitte of
Danville were guests of Mrs. W.S. Phillippi during the
J.L. McKechnie of Lexington was in town
Monday and Tuesday of last week greeting friends.
Jim is always welcome back home
Rankin of Danville were home for Christmas
Mrs. J.B. Lloyd were hostesses to thirty-two guests for
Christmas dinner, their relatives from far and near were
present and a very happy family reunion was enjoyed
Miss Obera Lowry of Nicholasville was the
attractive guests of Miss Grace Beaty this last week
. J.J. Crutcher spent part of the holidays with
relatives in Wilmore
Thurman Helm of Danville was
calling on Miss F. Rankin last week
. Miss Carrie
Mae Upton of Bowling Green was the guest of her sister,
Mrs. J.H. Lewis this past week
Skipworth of Sherman, Texas, is making the G.L. Smith
family a visit
Fred Perdue of Nashville is home
Mr. and Mrs. Baker Grissman of Erlanger
were guests of Mr. and Mrs. R.O. Lewis this past
week. Mr. Grissman has returned home but Mrs.
Grissman will be here about a month
Choinski of Pine Bluff, Ark., has been with her sister,
Mrs. W.H. Jones, who has been very ill for several weeks
. Dumont Stigall, post master of Frazier, was in
town Wednesday of last week on business
Young spent the holidays with relatives in Owensboro
Mrs. O.P. Tucker and Miss Irene Fitzgerald of
Danville visited their mother Mrs. John Fitzgerald this
Mrs. Lum Harvey of Somerset was the
guest of Mrs. J.M. Lloyd Tuesday
. W.R. Hewlett is
in Unionville, Tenn., in charge of one of the F.& O.
cedar mills and will be away for several months
Mesdames E.A. Harn and A.C. Cameron were
hostesses to the Reading Club Friday afternoon. A
very delightful afternoon
Mrs. G. Fagaly and daughter were in
Lawrenceburg, Ind., this passed week with relatives
. Miss Ruth Harvey was the charmin hostess to a
program dance Christmas night. Quite a number of
out-of-town guests were present
Mr. and Mrs. W.D.
Humphrey, of Stanford, were guests of Mr. and Mrs. J.W.
Johnson and their many friends this weekend
Crutcher and Miss Edna Young of this city were married at
the home of the bride in Owensboro Wednesday, December,
29th. Immediately after ceremony they went to
Louisville for a few days, then returned home. The
very popular and happy couple have made their home in
Burnside for several years, both being employed by the
Cumberland Grocery Co. Their many friends extend
hearty congratulations and many good wishes
girls basketball team is very happy over the decided
victory won over the Monticello girls team on New Years
night in Monticello. Our team is composed of the
following: Misses Lucille Fitzgerald, forward; Thelma
Fitzgerald, forward; Nina Beaty, center; Ethel Tuttle,
guard; Lora Fitzgerald, guard. Our girls played a
very fast game, showing much skill in handling the
ball. The expert guarding of Tuttle and Fitzgerald
kept their forwards from scoring, and the forwards
handled the ball just right with Beaty at center to send
the ball just where she wanted it, making victory
safe. Beaty made five field goals and Fitzgerald
made three, winning the game 16 to 0. The
Monticello girls played a splendid game and were cordial
in their reception. We anticipate the pleasure of a
return game at an early date
Dr. K.S. Lester
passed through town Saturday en route to Bakerton
Mrs. Nellie Pitchford of Oklahoma is the guest of Mrs.
Mrs. N.I. Taylor and Mrs. F.C. Sloan
were shopping in Somerset Monday
. Mesdames L.M.
Cheely and J.J. Crutcher entertained the Y.P.M.S. at
their regular monthly meeting Tuesday evening
C.C. Greeno and daughter spent the weekend with Mrs.
Ralph McCracken in Lexington
Laban Dobbs of
Dallas, Texas, was the guest of his uncle, J.M. Lloyd
Monday, en route to the oil fields in Windy City
A.C. French was in Cincinnati on business last week
Mrs. Harvey Graham and daughter Mrs. Robt.
Graham, of Mansfield, O., were guests of Mr. and Mrs.
Harry Waite this weekend
. Miss Ruth Harvey
returned to Hamilton College, Lexington, Tuesday after
two week vacation
Miss Mary Warriner of
Seventy-Six spent the weekend at Seven Gables Hotel en
route to her school at Lexington
was in Akron, O., with Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Curtis most of
the week. Miss Leona has returned to her school near
Cleveland after two weeks visit at home
Cumberland Transportation Co., has secured two divers who
are working on the steamer Celina which sunk last week
and will have it raised and ready for repairs this week
J.W. and F.C. Sloan, Chas. Baugh and Val Southwood
have been exploring the oil fields this week
and Mrs. W.G. Prather have rented the Perkins flat on
H.A. Gable returned on Monday from Fort Wayne,
. Mrs. G. McWhorter and children of Danville
returned home Sunday after a visit with Mr. and Mrs. E.E.
The Women's Home Missionary Society held
their regular monthly meeting with Mrs. R.O. Lewis
Irvins Store. Mr. Albert Wilson of Russell Springs and
Miss Chloe Hopper were married last Friday
Roy and family visited her father and mother, Mr. and
Mrs. Wesley Tarter, last Sunday
Robert Wade has
returned to Winchester to school after spending the
holidays at home
Dr. J.B. Tarter and family of
Russell Springs spent the holidays with her father and
mother Mr. and Mrs. H.L. Wade
Syl Anderson of Ono,
visited his sister, Mrs. Mary E. Wade, Sunday night
. Mr. Lester Smith is recovering from small
pox. All of his family except one have it
Mrs. Nora Bradshaw visited her father's folks last
There is a meeting going on at Free
Union Church, conducted by Rev. C.F. Breeding
Grady Hammonds has moved to the Uncle Jim Withers place
Estel Hopper made his regular call at
Emmett Hammond's Saturday evening. We expect to hear
wedding bells before long
Santa Claus made his yearly call in this neighborhood and
left lots of toys for the kiddies and they are all happy
.. Mr. Festus Wade our post master and merchant is doing
a good business and getting a lively trade
Wade and family visited her father Mr. D.M. Haney of
Ingle last Sunday .. There are several cases of whooping
cough in this neighborhood at this writing
Floyd Wilson has a new girl baby
Chumbley made his regular call at D.M. Honey's Sunday
Mrs. Bertha Gosser is no better at this
Ansel. There is singing at Charter Oak every
Saturday night and Sunday
and Mrs. G.S. Smith visited Lafe Smith Sunday
Chas. Elliott and family
spent Christmas at Argyle .. Mrs. J.E. Wilson visited
Lola Smith Monday
Mrs. Ollie Wilson visited Dorothy Wilson Friday
Ransom Vaught and wife
spent Saturday night and Sunday with W.S. Campbell .. Mr.
and Mrs. G.
Hardwick visited J.E. Wilson's Sunday
Sunday School at Wilson every Sunday morning .. Ansel
school closed Friday .. Ansel and Lewis Smith and
Mitchell, Oliver, Edgar and Claud Wilson and Raymond
Baugh and Dewitt Spears visited Tom Wesley Sunday night.
Acorn. W. Cash is no better at this writing
Misses Ona Smotherman and Ophia Phelps visited Floe
Cottongim Saturday night and attended church at Whetstone
The wife of Mr. George Barnett is very low
at this writing
. Mrs. J.J. McDonald is on the sick
. Mrs. Nelson Mayfield and children were
Sunday guests at Mrs. Vanloe McDonalds
dinner Sunday with Mary Langford . Rev. H.J. Ridney
delivered a good sermon at Whetstone Sunday. His
text was "Go and Do"
There is a revival
going on at The Bent conducted by Rev. H.J. Ridner.
Sweeney's Chapel. Brother Wells filled his regular
appointment here Sunday and Sunday night
Chaney and family visited Ben S. Crow's Sunday
Orlando Price and family of Pennsylvania, are spending a
few weeks with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. A.M. Price
Mr. Hawk was in Tennessee last week on business ..
Jennie Cundiff left last week for a visit with her sister
Mrs. Wm. Baker of Illinois
Mrs. Edgar Hubble spent
Sunday with Mrs. Chas. Swearingin of Science Hill
Mr. E. Wright was in Somerset Saturday on business.
Catherine. Mr. Willie Combest and D. Combest went
to Middlesburg College Sunday. They will stay four
months in school
There was a musical entertainment
at Sherman Shelton's on Saturday night
Luttrell will finish teaching the Liberty school out ..
Mr. Tilman Otcorn is clearing at this time for Mr. Tom
Mr. Herbert Gosser and family of Dry Ridge
visited Crit Gosser's Christmas
Mr. Jacob Dause
and wife were in this vicinity Saturday and Sunday.
Bent. A revival meeting began here Sunday night
conducted by Rev. H.J. Ridner
J.W. Steele was in
Somerset Monday on business
Misses Sallie and
Minnie Stogsdill of Bobtown are visiting relatives here
Misses Catherine and Vannie Alexander were
pleasant guests of Nora Childers on Saturday night
Mr. and Mrs. George Phelps and little son,
and Zula Hargis visited at J.W. Steele's Saturday
Mr. and Mrs. Perry Hargis and children of Indianapolis,
Ind., have returned home after a visit with relatives
Mrs. Pearl Bullock is home from Cincinnati
Mr. and Mrs. Ernest Adkins of Indianapolis, Ind., are
visiting relatives here
James Phelps of Bobtown is
attending the "revival" here
Hargis was the guest of Stella Hargis Friday night
Mr. Scott Meece visited Kisarah Phelps Sunday
Minnie Bray visited at J.W. Steele's Friday night
Mr. and Mrs. C.O. Randall spent the day Saturday with
his parents, Mr. and Mrs. W.G. Randall.
Oil Center. Mr. Wm. Maclin departed this life last
Tuesday morning after about two years illness. Mr.
Maclin was a good citizen and was a faithful member of
the Fishing Creek Baptist Church. He leaves a wife
and eight children and a host of friends to mourn his
loss. His remains were laid to rest in the Fishing
Creek grave yard Wednesday
Carrie and Clara Norfleet of Bernetta, visited their
aunt, Mrs. Minnie Lane, Saturday and Sunday
R. Meece and Leo Webb were here Saturday
Humble visited her sister Mrs. Nannie Ellis Saturday
Some of the boys of this place attended Sunday
school at Ringgold Sunday.