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at Burnside. A report from Burnside brought the
news of the drowning of John Shelton there Monday
night. From information the Journal was able to get
Shelton attempted to board a boat just as it was leaving
the landing and missed his step and fell into the
water. His body had not been recovered at this
Wayne County Farm Sells. Johnson Bros., the real estate men of Somerset, pulled off this biggest farm sale this week that has ever been pulled off in the country. This farm belonged to Dr. Deer of Cincinnati, Ohio, known as the David Rankin farm in Wayne County, 3 miles from Mill Springs, on Cumberland River. Farm contained about 300 acres and is said to have sold for around $40,000. It is said to be the best farm in Kentucky south of the Blue Grass section. Mr. Anglin of North Carolina being the purchaser.
Money. The Kentucky Utilities Co., will seek a
raise in the rates of water, light and street railway
fares. They claim they are operating in
Sale. Johnson Bros., the real estate men of
Somerset, sold the J.C. Tuttle home on Monticello Pike
last week to E.N. Taylor of Somerset.
Can't Get Help. Judge Tartar tells us that he has had the rock crusher on the Stanford Road for some time and ready to go to work to build the three miles of pike but he has been unable to get labor. He says that unless he is successful this week he will move the crusher to some other part of the county. It seems to us, the people in that section of the county who have been clamoring for this road, should get busy and see that labor is furnished.
Messrs Farris Dill, Junius Harkins, Thomas McElroy, and Clarence Sloan attended the races at Lexington last Saturday.
Miss Bettie Keen returned from Louisville last Saturday where she had been with her brother, Dr. R.P. Keen, of Owensboro, who underwent an operation for appendicitis.
Misses Etta Gooch and Ina Ashurst will leave next week to visit Mrs. Sam Bates in Washington and attend the Baptist Convention.
Miss Flora Keen is spending several days in Louisville on business.
Shipped Here. The body of Emma Sloan of color, was
shipped here Wednesday for burial. She died at
Chas. Mize Held Over. Chas. Mize, who was arrested charged with the killing of little Grace Kirby last Sunday a week ago, was presented in Judge Tartar's court last Saturday, and held under $750 bond to await the action of the Grand Jury which convenes Monday, May 28th.
Trial. Dewey Gossett, who shot and seriously
wounded Darious Young on Monday, April 5th, waved
examining trial in county court
Fell From House. Wade Brown had the misfortune to fall from the roof of his home last week and fracture his shoulder. He was doing some work and a plank broke causing his to fall about twenty feet.
Sells Light. S.A. Waddle, the Delco Agent, sold another lighting plant, Mr.
John Sampson of Whitley City, being the purchaser.
Boosting Road. Messrs Payne and McLaughlin of Eubank were in the city Wednesday on business and boosting the Stanford road. They are very anxious that this work be started and completed at once and a majority of the people of the county are with them.
Mr. J.P. Kelsay accompanied his father, E.E. Kelsay of Burnside to Louisville the first of the week where they bought some fixtures for Mr. Kelsay's store at Burnside.
Mrs. A.B. Jones of
Toledo, Ohio, who was called to this county on account of
Mrs. Jerre Keller has returned to her home at Paris after a visit to the family of Mrs. John Farrell.
Messrs Andrew Cruse and A.A. Tuttle were down from Louisville last weekend with homefolks.
Miss Maude Girdler will leave this week for Washington to resume her work with the American Red Cross.
Governor Morrow is planning a trip to Somerset next week for a few days.
Frank Freeman has been in Cincinnati on a business trip.
Messrs H.C. Wells and Chas. Bishop of Eubank were here Tuesday on business.
Mr. T.E. Horrell, the hardware man, has moved to the Hill property on College Street.
Mr. Hugh Logan of the firm of Logan & Hubble, sold an oil lease in Johnson county last week for $100.00 an acre. He had something like 20 acres. Mr. Logan is in Johnson county now looking after the transfer of the property.
Mrs. Polly Haynes. Mrs. Polly Haynes, mother of Mrs. Felix Vaught, of the south side, died at the home of Mrs. Vaught Tuesday. She was 78 years of age and a splendid old lady. Burial took place in the Haynes burying ground east of town, Wednesday afternoon.
Doing Fine. While in Louisville this week several of the Pulaski folks attending the convention called on Mr. Fred Catron, a Somerset boy, who is making good in the Falls City. Fred is owner of the Factory Method Vulcanizing Co., and he told the writer that he was two weeks behind with his work - it was coming in so fast. Fred is the son of Judge Wm. Catron and Somerset never sent out into the business world a finer boy.
To Washington. The following are delegates from Pulaski county to the Southern Baptist Convention to be held in Washington, D.C., May 12 to 19.
The delegates will leave here Tuesday on No. 6 and will be gone ten days:
Rev. and Mrs. W.E.
Hunter and son, George, Mr. and Mrs. D.E. Denton, Misses
Lillie and Sallie Pettus, Mrs. Hattie Newell, Miss Etta
Gooch, Miss Ina
Jean Jasper is at home from school at Bowling Green and will work this summer for his father, Col. T.E. Jasper.
Mrs. A.B. Shadoan and daughter Miss Dora, are with friends and relatives in Bradford, and Sidney, Ohio, this week.
Mrs. James Denton, Mr. and Mrs. Will Hays, Mrs. F.E. Tibbals, Mr. and Mrs. O.B. Vaughn were among those from Somerset who attended the funeral of Mrs. Charlie Hays at Danville Tuesday. Mrs. Hays who was a daughter of Dr. Glass, died at Ashville, N.C., last Sunday afternoon.
Miss Bert Corder will arrive next week from Washington to visit homefolks.
Judge John M. Kennedy of Monticello was in Somerset Tuesday on business.
Mr. and Mrs. W.C. Cundiff who have been in Perry county near Hazard for several weeks, spent a few days here the first of the week, returning to Hazard yesterday to remain awhile.
The Somerset Coca Cola Bottling Co., ably managed by Mr. Jones, is now running full time bottling Coca Cola and other soft drinks and soda waters. Coca-Cola is the most popular drink on the market today and is growing more popular day by day. The new and up-to-date plant now operating in Somerset is furnished with the very latest types of machinery and the plant is strictly clean and sanitary throughout. The local plant is rapidly making u a list of dealers for this section and Somerset bottled Coca-Cola is becoming very popular at the confectionaries as well as all restaurants, soft drink stands and country stores. Mr. Jones invites the public to call and inspect his plant at any time and sample the product of an up-to-the-minute bottling plant.
Issued. During the past week County Clerk Langdon
has issued marriage licenses for ten couples as
follows: Callie C. Gillispie, 32, to
Thanks. We desire to extend our sincere thanks to
all those who gave
Mrs. Morris Harkins is spending several days in Louisville.
Col. Woodson May has sufficiently regained his strength after a serious operation to be at his office again. His many friends are rejoicing to see him back at his desk after several weeks absence.
Sergt. Jones F. McGahan, Co. I., 57th Inf., Camp Dix, N.J., returned this week to his post of duty after a 30 day furlough visiting friends and relatives in this county, his old home. Sergt. McGahan was born and raised in the lower end of the county and has spent the past ten years in the service of his country. His father, Rollin McGahan, lives at Detroit, Michigan.
Mrs. A.A. Tuttle of Louisville, is spending several days with Mr. and Mrs. John Tuttle.
Pat Leonard was down from Winchester this week on business.
Attorney Ben D. Smith is in Eastern Kentucky this week on important business.
- Beard. A wedding that was a surprise to many
Somerset folk, but not
to their most intimate friends, was that of Dr. Eugene F. Beard to Miss Valeria Smith, second daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Beecher Smith, which took place at the Christian parsonage Tuesday afternoon at 3:30 o'clock. Dr. D.W. Scott, pastor of the bride officiating. Only the family and a few close
friends were present. The bride is 21 years of age, pretty and attractive and possesses all those qualities that the very best of Kentucky womanhood possess. Besides being a graduate of Somerset High School, she graduated from Tenn Hall, Chambersburg, Pa., in 1917, and has had one year to her credit form Cincinnati Conservatory of Music in 1918. The groom came to Somerset about three years ago from Bradfordsville, Ky., and since has been one of the leading physicians of the city. He is 38 and has made many warm friends since coming to this city. Immediately following the ceremony the happy couple left on train No. 2 for a two weeks wedding tour to Chicago and other Eastern cities, and upon their return will have a suite of rooms at the home of Mr. and Mrs. A.J. Frank on College St. Friends of this popular young couple join with the Journal in extending congratulations and wishing that their lives may be long, happy and successful.
Somerset Home Sale. Johnson Bros., the real estate men of Somerset, sold the J.C. Tuttle home on Monticello Pike last week to E.N. Taylor of Somerset. Price is said to be around $5,000.
Messrs Norman I. Taylor, W.S. Phillippi, W.J. Davidson, W.W. Rew, F.E. Bradshaw and others from Burnside were in the city last night to attend the banquet given by the business men of the city.
Mrs. S.F. Stephens of Albany, has been visiting at the home of C.A. Hurt. She also spent several days visiting in Danville, and Dr. Shelley's daughters of Danville, have been attractive guests of the family of C.A. Hurt.
Mrs. S.H. Owens spent the first of the week in Lexington with Mr. and Mrs. S.O. Whitenack. Mrs. Whitenack accompanied her home for a few days stay.
Mrs. Wm. Catron and daughter Virginia left Wednesday to visit her son Fred in Louisville.
Judge J. Sherman Cooper is in Louisville attending a meeting of the State Railroad Commission.
Miss Floreal Kennedy left Wednesday for Lexington after a visit with Mr. and Mrs. Neal Waddle.
Carlton Elkin of Lancaster was greeting friends in Somerset the first of the week.
John P. Hill has returned from a trip to Lexington and points North.
Fork. Prof. Bryant will begin a class of vocal
music at this place
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