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Somerset, Ky., Friday April 15, 1921.
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Killing On Buck Creek Tuesday Night Over Fish Trap, It Is Said.   A quarrel over a fish trap is thought to have been the cause of a killing on Buck Creek near Haynes post office Tuesday night.  Bradley Haynes surrendered to the Sheriff Wednesday and admitted that he had killed I.N. Young, a friend and neighbor.  Haynes exhibited to the sheriff a severe gash in his head which he said was inflicted by Young and which caused the shooting.  Haynes and Young are neighbors and they with another neighbor set a trap in the creek and were on the bank talking and having a good time.  No words had passed between them, it is said.  The young man who was with them dropped off to sleep and was awakened by the shots.  He found Young dead and Haynes bloody from a scalp wound.  There were no other witnesses.  Young and Haynes have been neighbors for some time and it is said have never had any trouble.  Haynes was put under guard.

Shot Dead.  Mrs. Edward Baute of this city received word last Friday that her father, Beverly White, was shot and killed by John Bailey, of Clay County.  The shooting occurred at Heldrick Depot of the Cumberland and Manchester Railroad shortly after Mr. White arrived at the depot.  Bailey is said to have opened fire without a word being spoken.  The shooting was the outgrowth of a family feud which started twenty-five years ago.  Mr. White moved away from the scene and had not been back since that time.  Bailey had been captured and is in jail at Harlan.  Feeling against him is high.  Mr. White was one of the wealthiest and most respected farmers in Central Kentucky.

Wreck Blame Placed On Section Foreman McDonald.  Investigation Here.  The blame for the awful wreck of passenger train No. (?) Royal Palm Limited, at New River, Tenn., last Wednesday, which five persons lost their lives and over eighty were injured, has been placed on Section Foreman E. McDonald.  The investigation was held in the office of Supt. Clements on Wednesday afternoon and lasted until late into the night.  At the meeting were J.H. Stanfield, general superintendent; R.W. Williams, engineer of maintenance of way; J.A. Cassada, master mechanic, and Messrs Banks and Johnson, representing the Interstate Commerce Commission.  Following the meeting this statement was given out:  Section Foreman McDonald had timbering on a five degree curve to the left, raising the track three inches.  The ties on the run off were not properly (?), track was swinging so when engine hit this point the track was knocked eight inches out of line and the (?) of the engine to the (?) of the curve turned the inside rail over, causing derailment."  The engine was the first to leave the track and six coaches followed.  The track was not (?) condition for traffic at a high rate of speed and no flagmen was placed out to slow up the limited which was running about 40 miles an hour.  Mr. McDonald will be given a hearing this week.  He has been with the company for 18 years as foreman and was considered one of the most faithful and valuable men in the service.

Another Dead.  Ephrym Richmond, Lachine, Michigan, who was injured in the passenger wreck at New River last Wednesday, died at the Beard Sanitarium last Sunday. This brings the total dead to five.  There are now only about a dozen of those wounded in the wreck at the hospital.

Inspector J. Sherman Porter Visits City and Finds Little To Complain Of.  Mr. J. Sherman Porter, of Lexington, Chief Federal Prohibition Inspector, was in the city this week looking over the records of local physicians.  In an interview with The Journal Mr. Porter said: "Somerset has the blue ribbon physician in all Kentucky, so far as our inspections have shown to date.  This physician had a permit in 1920 and has had once since January 1, this year, but he has not issued a single whisky prescription."  Chief Inspector Porter was in Somerset to inspect the records of Somerset physicians.  He said no Somerset druggist handled whisky.  He would not discuss conditions as he found them until he has made a report to his chief, Director Williams, at Lexington, but he repeated statements made by him heretofore that the prescription of whisky by physicians in Kentucky has developed into a "colossal fraud."  "Not one of the prescriptions issued in 10," said Chief Inspector Porter, "is given for any disease, but solely to quench a thirst.  Until physicians cease issuing prescriptions for trivial ailments or for no ailments at all, this prescription business is the gravest menace to the success of the enforcement of the prohibition law."  Mr. Porter is an experienced newspaper man, having been the owner of a newspaper in Ohio
before coming to Kentucky, and for ten years was managing editor of the
Lexington Herald.  He also has done special and regular assignments for the
Lexington Leader since he resigned from the Herald Staff.

Taken Home.  Marguerite Fink, aged 10 years, who was so seriously injured in the railroad wreck last Wednesday and who has been at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Thatcher, was able to be taken to her home in Michigan last Saturday.  She was accompanied by her father and mother, Mr. and Mrs. L.F. Fink and uncle, Dr. Megges.

Soldier Buried.  Not being able to locate Bud Lawson, Beulah, Ky., who is said to be the father of Bradley Lawson, a soldier killed overseas in 1918, the soldier escort ordered the body taken to the National Cemetery and buried last Tuesday.  The remains arrived here Sunday night and the soldier who accompanied the body said that he was directed to turn the corpse over to "Bud Lawson, Beulah, Ky."  All efforts to locate Mr. Lawson was without success.

Fugitives Arrested.  Deputy Sheriffs Ed Thurman and John B. Jones returned today from Decatur, Ill., where they went to bring back to this county, Duke Mink and Alford Rice, wanted for the killing of Oscar Arthur.  The men were arrested by the police of Decatur and placed in jail there to await the coming officers.  Whiles in Decatur, Messrs Thurman and Jones were entertained by Dr. V.G. Trimble and Dr. S.O. Eads, former Pulaskians.  They report that the gentlemen have a very fine practice and are getting …

Receives $100.  The Athletic Association of the High School has received from Mrs. Stephen Jones one hundred dollars, in accordance with Mrs. Jones generous offer at the time when the recent Home Talent Minstrel Show was being planned.  Mrs. Jones agreed to give half the receipts of the play.

Big Force.  Mr. A.W. Sears of Shopville, Ky., who will have charge of the work on the new pike to the plant of the Kentucky Coal & Electro Chemical Co., was in town last Saturday and said that 100 men would be put to work at once on this new road.  State engineers are expected this week to finish up the survey.  Part of the road has already been surveyed and is ready for work to begin.  This road will be part of the inter-county seat road between Somerset and London.

Judge H.C. Kennedy (photo available).  Judge Kennedy is making a clean, manly race for the nomination for Circuit Judge.  Almost without exception, his old friends are giving him their loyal support, while many hundreds of men in Pulaski County who did not support him six years ago, are for him now.  They say that he is broad and liberal and has always met them with a genial smile and handshake, making no difference in his treatment of those who voted for him and those who did not.  Our people know him now as a good neighbor and leading citizen, and they esteem him very highly.  He and his excellent family have lived among us for nine years.  They are our people.  The people know that in the race six years ago he was badly mistreated and now they are going to make things right.  The young men of the district especially are lining up almost solidly for him.  They know that his fight is a fight for an opportunity for them.  If men are to get into the offices and hold them a life time, then the door of opportunity is closed to our boys.  The women voters are also much interested in his race.  They are fair and believe in giving every one a square deal.  They believe it is his time and they are for him.  They know that a political ring exists in Pulaski County which undertakes to control all the offices and say just who shall have them, and they are going to help vote it out of existence.  Judge Kennedy is pitching
his campaign upon a high plane.  He hopes that the race shall be free from bitterness and mudslinging.  He is anxious to be permitted to treat his opponent with the utmost courtesy.  He is making the race upon his merits.  He invites the votes and support of both men and women regardless of faction.  It looks like Judge Kennedy is going to make a run away race of it this time.  All reports indicate a landslide for him.  He deeply appreciates the interest that the people are taking in his behalf, and if elected Circuit Judge, he will not disappoint their high expectations.  Pulaski County Republican.  Advertisement.

Presbyterian Church.  A Song and Praise service will be held at the church next Sabbath morning at 11 o'clock.  There will be special numbers by the quartette; also duets and solos.  An interesting service is assured.  The quartette is composed of R.E. Higgins, tenor; Mrs. W.O. Hays, soprano; Mrs. B.L. Waddle, contralto; and Ralph E. Hill, bass.  All are given a cordial invitation to attend this service.  Sabbath School at 9:45, E.P. Buchanan, superintendent.  Mid-week prayer service Wednesday evening at 7 o'clock.  C.H. Talbot, Minister.

Card of Thanks.  Somerset, Ky., April 12, 1921.  No formal word of thanks can adequately convey our feelings of appreciation to you, who came to us in our hours of measureless grief, and did for us the priceless and many deeds of kindness, when our beloved wife and mother fell asleep.  While we can but take advantage of this opportunity to thank all collectively, yet in our hearts and minds, we shall always recall each one of you separately and
always in grateful remembrance.  J.A. Sherman and Children; Mr. and Mrs. T. Watson Batts; and, Mr. and Mrs. J.F. Sheneman.

Card of Appreciation.  Won't you please allow us to express to you and through your paper to the good people of this town our appreciation of the valuable assistance and comfort rendered to the injured people who were brought here from the accident at New River.  There was nothing left undone to relieve the suffering and inconvenience of these people and the prompt, voluntary aid given by the citizens of Somerset clearly demonstrates that there is no more charitable or hospitable people to be found anywhere.  We could not let this matter pass without telling you how deeply we feel and appreciate all that was done.  Yours truly, J.G. Clements, Supt.

Frankfort Notes.  Governor Morrow made requisition on the Governor of Illinois for the return of Nevil Mink and Clifford Rice, under arrest in Mason Co., Ill., and wanted in Pulaski County on the charge of willful murder.  They are accused of murdering Oscar Arthur.  The Governor refused to grant executive clemency to George Isaacs Phelps of Pulaski County, serving a two years penitentiary sentence for jail breaking, and to Sam West, of the
same county, who is serving a six months jail sentence for assault.

Old Subscriber.  Mr. J.T. Brock, of Trimble, was in town Saturday and called to pay his subscription to The Journal for the 30th time.  Mr. Brock has been a subscriber to The Journal since the first issue of the paper and he has never missed a copy.  He says he could not possibly do without the paper.  Mr. Brock is one of The Journal's best friends and we appreciate his kindly interest in the paper.

To Danville.  Rev. C.H. Talbot was operated on in Danville, Ky., Tuesday.  Rev. Talbot has been suffering for some time with a floating cartilage in the knee and decided, after consultation with several doctors, to have it removed.  His many friends hope for his immediate recovery.

For Sale.  Ford Sedan, almost new, only been in use about eight months, is in first class shape.  Will sell at a bargain.  Call phone 146 or see A.C. Weddle, 401 College St., for demonstration.

Gets Score.  The Brunswick Billiard Parlor has made arrangement to get by wire the baseball score of all the leagues each day.

Lighting Up.  Agent S.A. Waddle is installing two complete Delco Lighting Systems this week for Jack Edwards and Gran Lorton, prominent farmers of the county.  They are having lights put in their homes, farms, garage and other buildings.  Messrs Edwards and Lorton are two of the most progressive farmers in the county and are always making improvements.  It is not going to be long before every farmer in the county will have these conveniences.

Small Fire.  Fire at the home of W.R. Carl Monday night damaged the property about $200.  The fire department responded promptly to the alarm and soon had
the fire out.

Fire Truck Purchased By City Is Modern In Every Particular And Needed.  At the session of the City Council Monday night a deal was closed with Mr. E.M. Hite, representing the American La-France Fire Engine Company, for one of their latest and most approved type of combination chemical engine and hoe motor cars.  This car is the same type as used in larger cities and is 65 horse power.  It carries two large chemical tanks and has room for twelve men.  The car is guaranteed to speed 50 miles an hour up and down hill.  The price paid for the car was $5,100 delivered at Somerset.  The old Ford truck was taken in by the company for $1,275 and is to be first payment on the new truck.  The remainder is distributed over three years.  In conversation with a representative of the Kentucky Actuarial Bureau, after going over the specifications of the new truck, he advised that Somerset was now entitled to a rating of eighth class and that he had so recommended to the Bureau.  This new rating is about 10 per cent reduction form present insurance rtes and a conservative estimate is that the inhabitants of Somerset will have $2,500 per year in premiums; the property to be saved by the new truck can only be determined by actual results accomplished.

Appointed Administrator.  Ben V. Smith was appointed administrator of Frank Edward Cook, who was killed in the wreck at New River, Tenn., last week.  Mr. Cook's home was at Orion, Michigan.  The body was shipped to that place last Saturday.  He gave bond in the sum of $10,000.

Federal Prohibition Officers Raid Ship.  Dry Agents In Fight With Alien Sailors; Four Japanese Held.  Following Arrest of the Sailors, The Prohibition Officers Boarded The Steamship and Seized Liquor, Which Was Brought Ashore.  Western Newspaper Union News Service.  Jacksonville, Fla. - One Japanese sailor was wounded seriously and four others were placed under arrest by Federal prohibition officers during a raid conducted for whisky which, it is said by authorities, was being smuggled ashore from the Japanese steamship Erie Maru.  The shooting took place, officers said, when one of the Japanese seamen opened fire on them.  They returned the fire, they said, wounding one of the crew.  He was removed to a hospital here and four others arrested on technical charges pending an investigation.  According to the officers, they had information that the Japanese would attempt to smuggle liquor through this port and negotiated with sailors to have the contraband delivered to them.  It was brought about by sailors, it was said, and as soon as its delivery was effected the officers started to place the men under arrest, when one of the Japanese opened fire.  The arrests then were made.  The Erie Maru put in here April 7 from Barry, England, to load phosphate.  It is in command of Captain M. Hambayshie.  Following arrest of the sailors, the prohibition officers boarded the steamship and seized 12 cases of liquor, in addition to 14 cases which had been brought ashore.  Captain Hambayshie was said to be confined to his ship by illness and refused to make a statement.

Arms Stock Seized.  El Paso, Texas - Fifty pistols and 30,000 rounds of ammunition, all American made, were seized in Juarez by customs men under command of Rafael Davila.  The ammunition, packed as if for shipment, was intended for bandits in Southern Chihuahua, Colonel Davila said, according to private information he had obtained which led to the seizure.

Marriage Licenses.  Eight marriage licenses have been issued from the County Clerk's office during the past week:  George A. Lewis, 73, to Nannie Heath, 53; Roma Phelps, 34, to Martha Phelps, 26; Henry Buchanan, 36, to Bertha Tartar, 36; William Colvin Hopper, 24, to Lena McDaniel, 18; Elmer L. Gibson, 23, to Carrie Loveall, 17; Luther C. Baker, 28, to Hettie Mae Jasper, 17; Wm. O.B. Garrison, 25, to Maud Wells, 17; Bert Norton, 20, to Beulah Dyer, 15.

Hospital Notes.

Mrs. J.M. Lloyd of Burnside, who had her tonsils removed is suffering very much with her throat.

Mrs. Jim Waddle who is here for medical treatment is getting along nicely.

Dr. Gibson of Science Hill brought little Dorothy Godby to the hospital for medical treatment.

J.A. Ford continues to be seriously ill.

Mrs. John Trimble is getting along very nicely after a recent serious operation.

Mr. Roscoe Helton of Greenwood who has been here for medical treatment, has returned home.

Mrs. Francis Watson of Monticello who underwent an operation last Wednesday
is getting along nicely and will soon return home.

Mrs. Mitchell Quinton and baby of Pulaski returned home Tuesday.

Mrs. W.G. Chestnut has recovered sufficiently to return home.

Mrs. Daisy Allison will return home Saturday.

Mrs. Cora Hughes was brought to the hospital Tuesday and was operated on yesterday.

C. Haney who has been in the hospital for several weeks still remains very ill.

Drs. Cain and Norfleet were called to see Dr. Hart's mother, who has a paralytic stroke.
Mrs. E.E. McBride who underwent an operation will be able to return home today.

Ada Jones who underwent an operation will return home today.

Buncombe.  Farmers are busy preparing for crops, but the snow which fell Sunday night makes us feel as if summer was a little distance away yet.  We have some measles and whooping cough in our neighborhood.  Mary, the crippled daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Jack Owens, is very sick with measles.  Quincy Hardwick and family of Caintown, have moved to James Keith's farm.  Death came into the home of Mr. and Mrs. Tim Baugh Friday, April 8th, and took away Curtis, the bright little six months old son.  The little one had been ill for some time and the end was not unexpected, yet it was a great shock to the family and relatives.  We extend to them our most heartfelt sympathy.  Mrs. Rosa Baker is on the sick list.  Sunday School at the Baptist church is progressing very well with a good attendance each Sunday.  Harvey Jones of Todd visited his daughter, Mrs. John Casada, of this place, last Saturday.  Mrs. Martha Loveless, who has been with her sister, Mrs. Dunham, of Somerset, for a few weeks stay, returned to her home here Sunday.  Arthur Easterly is working as sawyer for John Casada this week.  They say they expect to soon be through with the yard on the J.D. Sipple farm, after which Mr. Casada will move his mill to his own farm.

Burnside.  Misses Willie and Jessie Prater were in Somerset shopping Saturday.  Mrs. J.E. Fulton returned home Saturday after an extended visit with relatives in Louisville.  Miss Mae Todd Brown and George Turpin were married Wednesday of last week at the Newtonian Hotel in Somerset by Rev. Duke of the Baptist Church.  Mr. and Mrs. W.G. Prather entertained to dinner Sunday Rev. and Mrs. W.T. Overstreet, Mr. and Mrs. W.J. Davidson and son.  Mrs. J.M. Dugger delightfully entertained the Charade Club Friday evening.  Mr. and Mrs. R.L. Short and family of Oakdale, Tenn., moved here last week to make Burnside their home.  Mrs. J.W. Burgess and sons spent the weekend with relatives near Bronston.  Mrs. Nan Heath and Geo. Lewis of this city were married in Somerset Thursday of last week.  Their many friends extend congratulations.  Mrs. Hugh Taylor was in Somerset shopping Saturday.  Morris Taylor of Danville was home for a visit Sunday.

Cave Hill.  Mr. and Mrs. Elmer Burton's baby is quite sick.  Mr. and Mrs. J.H. Abbott and daughters, Beulah and Mary, spent Sunday afternoon at W.S. Wilson's.  Born, to the home of Dwight McDonald, a 11 pound girl, Bernice Rose.  Mr. L. Poynter of Frog Pond, spent Saturday night at Milton Higgin's.  There will be singing at Wilson Chapel Sunday night.  Miss Ethel Estes visited the Burton girls Sunday afternoon.  Mr. Dave Easterly spent Saturday night at Lafe Smith's.  Mrs. Will West and daughters of Beech Grove spent Saturday night at Mrs. John H. Abbott's.  Ezra Smith and wife were the Sunday visitors at her parents, James Estes and wife at Buncombe.  Prof. Eph. Godby is teaching another class in vocal music at Sardis.  Mrs. Harvey Beck has been on the sick list for the last week.  Earl Beck, son of Harvey Beck, while playing on the hay in the barn fell and broke his leg.  He is getting along nicely.  Next Saturday night and Sunday, J.C. Wheeldon will preach at Sardis.  William Baugh, little son of Tim Baugh, died of brain trouble of April 8, and was buried at Mt. Zion cemetery on Saturday evening.  Mr. Jack Owens family have the measles.  G.B. Haloway bought a wagon load of corn from Elmer Burton at 80 cents a bushel.  Miss Vida Estes stayed at Tim Baugh's last week and helped to wait on the sick folks.

Cedar Grove.   Sunday School is progressing nicely at Cedar Grove with sixty-seven enrolled.  Mr. G.A. Wynn is superintendent.  Rev. Beeler filled his regular appointment at this place Sunday afternoon at 2:30 o'clock.  Mr. Fletcher Gover is on the sick list.  Mrs. Riley Neely is slowly improving from a sprained knee.  Will McDonald has a new Ford car.  Mr. and Mrs. Dock Gover were in Somerset Saturday.  Miss Sallie Parker's school closed at Cedar Hill last Tuesday.  Andy Gibson of Pisgah neighborhood visited in Cedar grove Monday.  The following letter was received by Mr. and Mrs. Geo. A. Gover of this community:  Ponca City, Okla., March, 1921.  My dear friends.  In reading a Somerset paper today I saw the account of the fiftieth celebration of your wedding.  I must not allow the occasion pass without extending to you my heartiest congratulations for the prolonged and very valuable lives you have lived together.  You have lived as only excellent and fine citizens should, industriously, uprightly, honorably and religiously.  It is as such and for such that I congratulate you and applaud you.  You have reared and started in life five excellent, worthy and honorable children, for which you are thankful and for which your community should be thankful.  You thus, in the evening of life, can look about you with the serene satisfaction that you have discharged life's duties very well indeed.  From a personal standpoint, I must urge that my social and friendly acquaintance and intercourse with you and your children are some of the very happiest and most prized memories.  We were each others faithful and loyal friends and welcome guests.  It is as such, I still and shall ever remember you, and always with gentlest affection.  I was ever made welcome within your gate and at your table and only sincerest kindness did I receive at your hands, and after all these years, I wish you to know that I remember.  How vividly and keenly do I recall the many happy hours with you and yours and the many happy scenes.  You, as well as myself, can look back over the backward path and thank a wondrously good God for happiness as well as the difficulties, for our happiness could not have been complete and full had we not at the same time met with many disappointments and discouragements.  It is these disappointments and discouragements that gave us the strength to overcome and also to fully appreciate His best gifts to us.  To Will, Doe, Ella, Mary and Lula, I ask you to remember me in gentlest manner, for how well do I remember their bright, cheerful and oft times scampish mischief with me and at each others hands.  We were indeed warm, close and unselfish friends. I bless you both and them.  My prayer is that only sincere, faithful and successful lives continue to them and you.  For it is only in these ways can we be happy.  My life has had much of pain and tumult, but I have never yielded my one inch of courage and belief that an honorable man with honest endeavor could overcome the most of life's difficulties. May God's benediction of blessing and peace continue and abide with you the remainder of the journey, is the prayer of Your old friend, Clarence Owens.

Clarence.  Mr. and Mrs. Floyd McQueen of Tennessee, were the guests of Mr. Berry Bently last week.  Mr. J.W. Major visited at Mr. Walter McKenzie's of Eubank, Wednesday night.  Several attended the surprise singing at Mrs. Alice Reynold's Friday night.  Mr. and Mrs. Russell Albright visited at Mr. J.W. Major's Saturday evening.  Mr. and Mrs. Floyd McQuin and Mr. and Mrs. Berry Bently visited at Waynesburg last weekend.  Miss Mary Major visited at her sister's Mrs. Russell Albright, last week.  Mrs. J.B. Abbott is visiting her daughter, Mrs. Grace Woodson at Quinton.  Mr. Ed Sanders was taken to Danville last Wednesday and underwent an operation and is getting along nicely.  Mr. and Mrs. George Osborne and Mr. and Mrs. Ben Price and family surprised Mr. John Wilson of Crab Orchard Friday with a birthday dinner.  Miss Anna Lou Abbott is visiting her sister, Mrs. Geo. McWilliams, this week.  Messrs Mitchell and Clero Osborne have returned to Detroit, Mich.  The Good Hope Choir went to the home of Mr. Nathan Shelby Sunday and sang as requested by Miss Lizzie Shelby, who is very ill.  Mr. and Mrs. Leonard Osborne and family were the guests of Mr. John Roy's Saturday night.  Mr. and Mrs. Ben Barren visited at Mr. John Mink's Sunday.  Mr. and Mrs. J.W. Gastineau and daughter Clara, visited her sister, Mrs. Harvey Poynter of Crab Orchard Saturday.  Misses Leslie and Stella Estes were the guests of Mr. John Mink's Friday night.

Clear Fork.  Jasper Prince and family left here last Friday.  He will locate in Lawrence County.  Everybody in this neighborhood is very busy getting ready for corn planting. 

Eubank.  Rev. Reed filed his regular appointment at the Baptist Church.  Charlie Griffin of Indiana is here on business and will buy old fashioned furniture.  If anyone has any to sell come to Gooch and Paynes store.   Miss Iva McMullin is working in Danville.  Several attended the singing at the Christian Church Sunday evening.  They are having a very successful class and there will be singing every Sunday evening and Wednesday night.  Everyone invited.  Mr. O.R. Rowble returned from Somerset where he was on business.  Mr. and Mrs. F.P. Hays entertained at supper Sunday evening Mr. C.H. Taylor and Miss Eugene Lee, Mr. W.C. Dodson and Miss Henrietta Reynolds and Miss Berdina Gooch.  Mr. Taylor was quite surprised after supper when a host of the young people gave him a cigar shower, after which they enjoyed the evening very much.  Mrs. J.R. Nelson returned home from Cincinnati where she has been buying new goods.  Mr. Ira Tilford returned home Sunday after a short stay in Cincinnati.

Flat Lick.  Rev. Wesley filled his regular appointment at Fellowship Sunday and Sunday night  Sunday School is progressing nicely at Flat Lick.  Misses Ula and Zelma Hansford of Shopville, spent Sunday with their grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. H.H. Buchanan.  The infant baby of Stanley Farmer and wife was buried at Flat Lick Friday.  Mrs. James Bobbitt and son, Ray, were in town Thursday shopping.  Messrs Ray Bobbitt and Archie McKinney attended Sunday School at Dahl Sunday.  Mr. Bill McKinney called on E.H. Helton Sunday afternoon.  Mrs. Ophia Farley and children visited at Henry Farmer's Thursday.  Mrs. James Blanton and Mrs. Julia Helton visited at Mrs. Cella Farmer's Friday afternoon.

Floyd.  Floyd seems to be on a "boom" as we have three autos in and around this town.  Nance, Hines and Trivett are the owners.  Mrs. Wm. Jenkins and daughter, Mrs. Lawrence Lee were in Somerset Friday shopping.  "Uncle" Sam Harrington, who has been sick for quite a while, is growing weaker every day.  Dr. Price of Dabney called to see him last Thursday.  Mrs. J.B. Gragg and little son, Dallas, were visitors at Mrs. F Green's last Monday.  Miss Dorris Gragg delightfully entertained her friend, Mr. Bryant Lewis, of Alabama, several days.  They and a few friends spent a few afternoons out kodaking.  R.M. Trivett our merchant was in Somerset Saturday on business.  Wm. Jenkins the tombstone man, was at Eden last week doing some work.  Mrs. W.H. Warren is at the bedside of her daughter, Mrs. Claud Foster of Ohio.  Mrs. George Ellison and son returned home a few days ago after spending a few weeks with relatives in the northern part of the State.  Miss Lillian Gragg spent Saturday night and Sunday at Eubank with her friend, Miss Gertrude Spears.  Mr. and Mrs. A.W. Surber were visitors of Mr. and Mrs. Jas. E. Todd Sunday.  Mr. Chas. Griffin of Indiana was at this place Monday buying old time furniture.  Geo. And Jas. E. Todd were in Somerset Wednesday on business.  Mrs. Belle Trivett, who has been quite ill all winter, was visiting her son, R.M. Trivett one day last week.  Mr. and Mrs. A.L. Harmon of Science Hill are visiting friends and relatives here for a few days.

Good Hope.  The singing is progressing nicely at Good Hope.  They are getting ready for the county singing in May.  Mrs. Eva Todd visited her mother near Pnobscott last week.  Mr. Ed Sanders went to Danville to be operated on last
Wednesday.  Mr. W.J. Major was in Eubank on business last week.  Mr. and Mrs. E.C. Herrin of Eubank took dinner with Mr. and Mrs. W.J. Major last week.  Mrs. Sallie Gastineau has been very ill but is slowly improving.  Mrs. Laura has been on the sick list but is improving nicely.  Miss Mary Major has returned home from Quails, Ky., where she has been visiting her sister.  Mrs. J.B. Abbott is visiting her daughter, Mrs. John Woodson at Burnside.  Mr. and Mrs. Russell Albright were the Saturday guests of W.J. Major.

Grundy.  Brother Ridner filled his regular appointments Saturday and Sunday at Rock Lick.  Mr. and Mrs. Wesley Bray and children are visiting their parents near Grundy.  Miss Vanie Hewitt was in Somerset Saturday.  Mr. and Mrs. W.T. Hewitt and family spent Sunday with Mr. and Mrs. Chas. Hewitt.  Mrs. Oscar Hubble is still improving at this writing.  Mr. R.C. Tartar of Somerset spent the afternoon with J.M. Hewitt Sunday.   Mrs. John Hunt is very ill at this writing.  Mr. William Hewitt attended Sunday School at Bradley Chapel Sunday afternoon.  Rev. Sears failed to fill his appointment Thursday night, but Bro. Mills was present and gave an interesting talk.

Appointed Deputy.  John Bell Jones was appointed a Deputy Sheriff this week by Sheriff John M. Weddle.


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