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The Somerset Journal
The Oldest Democratic Newspaper In The Mountains of Kentucky

Somerset, Ky., Friday, September 5, 1919.


Mr. Hershul Humble was in Cincinnati this week on business.

Mr. M.C. Williams has been ill at his home on North Main Street.

Hon. George W. Thomas has returned from a trip to Knoxville, Tenn.

Miss Sabania Eddings of Carolton, Ky., is visiting Miss Marie Dalton this

Lost.  A diamond ring.  Reward if returned to this office.

Dr. J.M. Owens is sporting around in a new Reo roadster.

Willie Ben Ham is at home from Akron, Ohio, to take in the Fair.

Mrs. Harry Keene of Strunk, Ky., is visiting the family of Maj. A.T. Keen
this week.

Miss. Mable Gooch left this week for Washington, D.C., where she has a

Miss. Fostine Cooper will leave soon to enter Stewart Hall School at Stanton,

Mesdames R.G. Williams and B.L. Waddle were in Cincinnati this week for a few

The young folks enjoyed a dance at the Elks Club Rooms Wednesday evening.

Carroll Owens is now located in Washington City where he has a position in
the Post Office.

Wm. B. Gragg is back at this desk in the First National Bank after a two
weeks vacation.

Mr. and Mrs. J.A. Neikirk left Wednesday for Kansas City and Indianapolis for
a two weeks visit.

Messrs James and Howard Baker of Huntsville, Tenn., are the guests of the
family of Judge A.T. Keen.

Woodson May and family have returned from London, Ky., where they have been
visiting for several weeks.

Mrs. W.W. Converse was called to Hot Springs, Ark., on account of the illness
of her brother Mr. Chas. Duggan.

Mrs. Claude Pennebacker and children of Danville are visiting her parents Mr.
and Mrs. J. M. Mershon.

Miss Mary Thurmond who has been living in Pine Village, Ind., has returned to
Somerset for an indefinite stay.

Misses Dot and Thelma Shepperd of Chattanooga, Tenn., are the guests of their
cousin Miss Ethelberta Scott.

Judge and Mrs. B.J. Bethurum have returned from Mt. Vernon, Ky., where Judge
Bethurum has been holding court.

Miss Bert Corder who has a splendid position in Washington, D.C., has been
visiting relatives and friends this week.

Mr. John Cooper will leave the 16th for New Haven, Conn., where he will enter
Yale University for the coming year.

Miss Ethelberta Scott entertained a few of her friends at the home of her
parents Mr. and Mrs. T.M. Scott, Tuesday evening.

Mrs. George Hill of Covington, Ky., who has been at Parkers Mill for the
summer, passed thru Somerset Tuesday enroute to her home.

Captain J.J. Bethurum who is now stationed at Camp Funston, Kan., has been
visiting his parents Judge and Mrs. B.J. Bethurum.

"Uncle Fount" Boyd was in town from Dykes, Monday.  He remained during the
week and took in the fair.

John Carr returned to Somerset this week to visit his mother before leaving
for college.  He has been working on a farm near Shelbyville.

Mrs. Carlton Elkin and daughter came down from Lancaster Saturday to spend
several days with her husband who has been here conducting land sale.
Mrs. Berry Smith and granddaughter Miss Estell Ghormley left for Peoria,
Ill., Monday morning to visit her daughter Mrs. Georgia Swain Ghormely.

Miss Opal Chitwood who has been in Washington, D.C., for the past year is
visiting her parents.  She has a position in the Bureau of War Risk

Miss Ann Hill who has been spending the summer at Parkers Mill arrived Monday
to be the guest of Miss Katherine Storms.

Roy Flippin who has been working at Akron, Ohio, this summer, arrived home in
time to start to school Monday.

Mr. and Mrs. B.L. Waddle arrived Monday from Hot Springs, Va., where they
have been spending their honeymoon.

Lieut. S.A. Waddle was discharged from the service last Saturday and arrived
from Camp Zachery Taylor Sunday.  He is now wearing "civies" and says he is
mighty glad to get back into them.

Mrs. Chester Keiser arrived this week to visit her parents Mr. and Mrs. M.T.
Crawford.  Mr. Keiser, who has been doing Y.M.C.A. work in the camps, will
soon be discharged and will return to Somerset.

Mrs. George Green of Louisville is the guest of her daughter Mrs. C.H. Talbot
at the Presbyterian Manse.


Wedding bells are ringing here again.  This time they are ringing for Ransom
Vaught and Miss Ellor Campbell.

Born to the home of Mr. and Mrs. Acton Haste a boy.

Mrs. Nannie Adams spent last week with her son Rutherford Adams at Marcum.

Several of the young people from here attended the pie supper at Jackson,
Friday night.

Acton Haste who has been very ill for the past seven weeks is able to be out

Miss Pearl Dick of Mt. Hope spent the weekend with her cousin Miss Roxie

Add Saddler sold his store to W.H. Dick.

Misses Vertest and Nannie Leigh visited their uncle J.C. Adams of Mt. Zion.
Saturday night.

A.J. Adams sold a calf to Bryant Dause for $35.00

Joe Dause and family of Waterloo were weekend guests at W.H. Shadoan.

Silas Meece and family spent Saturday and Sunday at Charlie Taylor's.

Miss Lulu Adams visited her sister Maude Leigh Saturday night.

Velber Jasper is very sick at the present time.

Mrs. C.W. Leigh and children spent Sunday at J.D. Hendricks.

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