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The Somerset Journal
The Oldest Democratic Newspaper in the Mountains of Kentucky
Feese & Williams
Somerset, Ky., Friday, August 27, 1920.

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Burnside.  By Mrs. L.D. Nunn … Mrs. H.C. Bell and children of Trenton, Ky., were the guests of Mrs. T.H. Hewlett last week .. Mrs. L.L. Smith of Monticello spent most of the week with Mrs. J.A. Davis … Mr. and Mrs. Tom Smith and daughter of New York were the attractive guest of John Sloan and wife last Thursday …Mr. and Mrs. Henry Woods and family of Cincinnati visited at the home of John Sloan this week … Miss Edna Yung is visiting relatives in Owensboro … Mrs. G.C. Green and daughter have returned from visit in Milford, Ohio … Steele Dudley and Geo. P. Taylor are visiting Wm. Dolby in Cincinnati … Mr. and Mrs. W.J. Davidson gave a delightful party Friday evening assisted by G.C. Nunn and wife.  The home was decorated in ink nasturtiums and asters.  The evening was kept gay by contests and games of unusual interest and the guests all left with a happy feeling in their hearts for the hostesses.  Delightful refreshments were served in pink and white brick cream with angel food cake … Mr. and Mrs. N.I. Taylor entertained with a delightful party in honor of their guest Miss Dorothey Barnett of Cincinnati, last Thursday evening … The Young American Club had their first meeting Saturday afternoon with good attendance … Harry Gundle, Edgar Johnson and James Miller were in Somerset Sunday … The 2nd team of Burnside and Somerset played here Sunday afternoon with Somerset winning by the score of 9 to 8 …
Coleman Maze was called up to home in Salt Lick on account of the death of his father .. Mrs. Howard Barnett and daughter Dorthey returned to their home in Cincinnati Tuesday after a visit here … Mrs. N.I. Taylor and Bobbie returned with them … Mr. and Mrs. Howard Selvidge and son are in Danville this week … Miss Ruby Smith is with relatives in New River, Tenn. … Mr. and Mrs. C.R. Daniels of Normandy, Tenn., were guests at the home of V.H. Frazer last week … Elbert Russell has accepted a position with the R.J. Smith Co. … A.J. Cress died at his home on Grandview Ave., Friday morning after a two weeks illness of typhoid fever.  Mr. Cress moved his family here some three years ago from Monticello and was employed by the R.J. Smith Co., but at the time of his death was mail carrier on the star route from Burnside to Monticello.  He was an upright noble Christian character and will be greatly missed in the community.  The funeral services were held at the Baptist Church of which he was a member, his pastor, Rev. J.E. Fulton, officiating.  The remains were taken to Monticello for burial.  Mr. Cress leaves a wife, son and three daughters besides a host of friends and relatives to mourn his going … Miss Ruth Kelsay entertained with a party last Friday evening in honor of Miss Lucy Mitchell of Campbellsville … We don't wonder at the Reds losing both games Sunday when we found out W.W. Rew and Sim Parrigin were there to see the game … J.H. Vanhook attended the Broadhead fair last week game.

Burnside continued:
… One of the hottest games of the baseball season was played Thursday between Burnside and Monticello, the score being 10 to 4 in favor of our team.  Jim Beaty made the first two scores in the 2nd and 4th innings when Monticello tied the score in their 4th inning.  In the 7th inning Monticello scored two more when Parrigin brought in one score making it 4 to 3 in favor of Monticello.  Our boys then got busy Parrigin and J. Beaty making 2 more with Lewis, Gundle, Burgiss, Owens and Joe Heath bringing in the other five scores making the ten.  A large crowd of rooters for both sides witnessed the game.


Valley Oak.  The B.Y.P.U. at Flat Lick is progressing nicely and the people are taking very good interest … Nathan Buchanan and family will soon leave for Oklahoma … Tom Buchanan and family and Mrs. S.H. McKinney spent Saturday night with relatives in Rockcastle County … Stanley Farmer and wife spent Saturday night at her father's … Misses Nella and Minnie Speak spent the weekend at W.C. Wyrick's … Several from here attended church at Woodstock Thursday … Miss Leona Griffin is spending several days with relatives at Woodstock … J.D. Speak visited at W.C. Wyrick's Friday … John Phelps and wife were in Somerset Thursday … Isaac Bouyles visited at D Couch's last week .. Miss Virgie Couch was in Somerset Saturday … Mrs. Louana Farmer has returned from a visit with relatives in Harlan County … "Uncle" Cy Spurlocks pent Saturday night at Gillus Farmer's …

*** Mrs. Rebecca Eldridge died last Friday after a long illness and was buried at Flat Lick Saturday Rev. Chas Randall conducted the funeral.  She leaves a host of relatives and friends to mourn their loss.


Elrod.  Willie and James Vanhook visited their brother Joe Vanhook Saturday night and Sunday … J.M. Carter and wife visited at Charlie Gastineau's Friday … Mrs. Alice Sowder and Mrs. Bob Catron were called to Monticello Thursday on account of the death of their brother-in-law, Mr. Andrew Cress … Frank Estes is visiting relatives at this place …

** Born to the home of Mr. and Mrs. Tom Prewitt, a boy …
Seph Poynter has purchased a farm from Eli Taylor.



Waterloo.  Chas. Molin and family of Oil Center visited here Thursday night … L.B. Sievers and wife are visiting in Louisville …
Herbert Rainwater was seriously injured by a log falling on him …
Clarence Rainwater visited his sister Thursday night …
Lucy and Anna Sievers spent Friday night with Dica Schoolcraft …
Elmer Schoolcraft and wife visited his brother Saturday.

Oak Hill.  Fay and Joe Neeley and Sam Hollas left Saturday for Texas .. Mrs. Will Jones and Mrs. Lou Jones and little son visited friends here last week … Quite a crowd of people were entertained at the home of Mrs. John Neeley Sunday … Rev. Wesley Colyer and wife were the guests of Mrs. G. Waddle one day last week … Jim Owens and wife and daughter Mrs. Ed Haynes, visited her mother one day last week … Quince Neeley and wife visited her father who is very sick … Miss Lona Casada is visiting her sister Winnie Baker … Quince Neeley has gone to Texas … Mrs. Nan Gholson was the guest of Mrs. O.L. Wilson Saturday night … Miss Florence Wilson entertained quite a few guests Sunday … Miss Linnie Burton is visiting her sister Mrs. Nellie Burton … The revival meeting has closed.



Singleton Town.  Levi Osborne and family visited Henry Singleton Saturday … Merlie and Flora Osborne visited at Hunley Singleton's Sunday .. Ransom Anderson and family have returned to Ohio … Hassie Renner of Rockcastle is visiting here … Mrs. Mark Renner and daughter visited Mrs. Henry Singleton Sunday … Ban Singleton visited M.N. Ingram Sunday night.

Souls Chapel.  The meeting is progressing nicely at Bradley's Chapel … Misses Clara Colyer and Mary Owings visited Miss Thelma Colyer last week … Misses
Zella and Mabel Cundiff spent Friday night with Miss Maude McDowell … Robert Meece has accepted a position at the shops … Bill Keyes left Thursday for Bowling Green to work in the oil field … Sam Ridings left Thursday for Louisville where he has accepted a position with his brother … Misses Margurette and Sophia Simpson returned to Dayton, Ohio Sunday … Miss Lottie Evans called on Miss Zella Cundiff Thursday … S.B. Smith is improving .. Roy Shadoan has returned from Indiana .. Mr. McCoy fired several shots at some one in his melons this week.


Pointer.  Miss Effie Collins is visiting at H.K. Sowder's at Burnetta … Miss Zula Ware and Oscar Hargis of Akron, Ohio, have been visiting at her father's, J.W. Ware … Dekata Warner and family have been visiting his father, Sam Warner, near Burnetta, Ky. … Sam Bray of New Hope, has been visiting his sister, Mrs. Jack Andrews … Mrs. Loretta Doss entertained  several of her friends with a bean hulling … Carthal and Climey Henderson have been visiting their grandfather P.B. Summers … Herbert Rainwater is ill with typhoid … Amanda Summers and Gertie Ware were the guests of Mary Redmond Thursday.


Bent.  Several from here attended church at Whet Stone Sunday .. Jim Phelps visited at Geo. Phelps Saturday … Misses Golda Bray, Stella and Emma Hargis were guests of Lexie Steele Sunday … W.G. Randall visited at Clyde Randall's Saturday and Sunday … Lewis Wiser and wife of Illinois are visiting her parents here … Geo. Steele is on the sick list … Jim Phelps visited at F.K. Bray's Saturday night … L.A. Bray and wife visited at J.W. Steele's Wednesday.


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