TRIP TO PANAMA
The Louisville Commercial Club has arranged what is chooses to cal a trade extension trip to Panama, the members having to mind commercial advantage to Kentucky by the opening of the canal. The trip will extend from Nov. 10 to 28. The route by rail being over the Illinois Central R.R. Stops will be made at all important, interesting and historic cities along the way. The cost of the trip, including transportation, berth, meals etc will be $194.00. Members of the Louisville Commercial Club, their families and friends may join the party. This will be one of the most delightful trips ever arranged for Kentuckians. Those desiring such as outing should take advantage of this opportunity. The business men of Kentucky should be especially interested.
NEW BURLEY SOLD
The first hogshead of Burley tobacco from the 1913 crop was offered and sold on the Louisville tobacco breaks Sept. 24. The weed belonged to A. R. Keltner, of Bliss, Adair County, and brought 17.10, when sold at the Main Street House. It was of a common quality, being known as hogshead of "ground leaf". Therefore the quality of the growing crop cannot be justly judged from this hogshead-Ex.
DIVISION OF POOL FUNDS Ordered by Burley Board
At the annual board of the Burley Tobacco Society and the Burley Tobacco Company, held at Lexington, Tuesday, it was ordered that a final distribution of all the pool funds remaining in the hands of the society be made as soon as an order of court settling various tax suits against the society have been entered. H. T. Duncan, one of the attorneys for the society, stated to the board that an agreement for settlement of the suits has been effected, and that in his opinion the matter would be finally disposed of within two weeks. Of fifty-two suits that were pending against the organization all save one in the Kenton, one in Bourbon and two in Fayette County have been disposed of.
Most of the day's session was devoted to hearing reports from the members of the board of the condition of the Burley tobacco crop and the prospective yield from their respective counties. An average yield of 60 per cent for the thirty four counties was reported. As to conditions, eight were reported poor, four mixed, four fair, seventeen good and one, Trimble, excellent.
A motion was passed further directing the Executive Committee to revise the charter of the Burley Tobacco Company, and also prepare by-laws the same to be submitted to the district board at a meeting to be called prior to the election November 6.
Fiscal Court was in session Tuesday and Wednesday, Judge I. T. Stanley presiding, all the Magistrates being present; viz. J. P. Willis, Milton; J. W. Colbert, Bedford; J.T. Cull, Palmyra and Providence, and R. E. Staples, Burrows and Antioch. County Attorney Mosley, County Clerk Joyce, Sheriff Morgan and Jailer Gatewood were in attendance, each performing his respective duty.
The usual routine of business was followed, pauper, road and general claims were allowed. Quite a number of sheep claims were allowed.
The Sheriff's settlement made by T.S. Kidwell was approved and ordered to record. J. W. Barnes was appointed Commissioner to make settlement with Sheriff for 1913 takes.
The question of fixing the salary of County School Superintendent was raised, but the Board by a majority voted decided to defer it. The act of 1912 required that the salary be fixed at not less than $600, nor more that $2500.
A question of fire protection for the town of Bedford was brought up. The Bedford Loan & Deposit Band offered to pay on third of the cost of a chemical engine, if the town and county would pay the other two thirds; or the Bank offered to pay one half of the cost if the County would pay on half. The question was continued until the meeting of Oct 27, in order to see what the town will do. Allowance was made to Elzie Staples, stock inspector.
DR. ARTHUR YAGER HONORED
President Wilson, Tuesday, selected Dr. Arthur Yager, president emeritus of Georgetown College, Georgetown, Ky., for Governor of Porto Rico. His nomination will be sent to the Sen___ this week.
Dr. Yager was born at Campbellsburg fifty-one years ago and was educated at Georgetown College, afterward taking post-graduate work at Johns Hopkins University, where he was a classmate of President Wilson. Upon the completion of his course he returned to Georgetown, where he became a member of the college faculty and married Miss Estille Lewis, of Georgetown, He succeeded Dr. D. B. Gray, now secretary of the Baptist Board of Home Missions, as president of Georgetown College twelve years ago. He is an accomplished linguist, and of the highest standing in religious and educational circles. Mrs. Yager and their three children will accompany him to Porto Rico.
500 bushels Boone County white new corn for sale, O.M. Williams, Bedford
15 shoats, weight from 50 to 125 lbs, and 3 young sows. J.A. Monroe, Campbellsburg, Ky.
Lost-at the Fair, near the ticket office at second entrance, a package containing a blue silk dress for a child about five years old. Finder may leave at this office. Clarence Kidwell.
Hudson Reunion-There was a reunion of the family at the F.W. Hudson home the week of the Fair. Emmett Hudson and his family came in from Indianapolis in an automobile. They made the return trip of 115 miles in five hours and forty minutes. The others present were W.R. Hudson, K.G. Hudson, Mr. and Mrs. O.D. Ogden and child, Mr. and Mrs. B.W. Hudson and child. This is the first time all the children have been together for several years. Of course, the occasion was most enjoyable to all. Fletcher says he knows they were in good health from the way they ate, and that watching them brought to him his appetite of younger days. We might add that mother's cooking did it.
Lela, the little child of Roy Spillman, who has been seriously ill of diptheria is improving.
Mrs. Grace Ford was carried in an auto down to stay with her sister, Mrs. Cora Ball, until she gains her usual strength. Her nurse, Miss Emma Patterson, and her physician, Dr. Forest Hancock, accompanied her.
Dame rumor says we are to have a wedding soon.
Mr. and Mrs. Henry Allen, of Oldham, visited here Sunday.
G.M. Spillman spent last Sunday at Sligo.
John Sheppard left Saturday for Indianapolis to spend the winter.
The two little children of Sid Shephard are sick.
Mrs. George O'Brien was here last Thursday to see her mother.
Carl Spillman has three risings on his hand.
Several from here attended court at New Castle Monday, taking young mule colts for sale.
Miss Anna Hundley and sister, Jennie, and Mrs. Nora Callis were in Louisville last Friday.
Mrs. Maggie Duggins was taken to Louisville last Saturday to the infirmary for treatment.
Miss Lizzie Montgomery went to LaGrange Saturday.
J.W. Spillman delivered a fine lot of locust post to Mrs. Oldham, of New Castle, recently. Mr. and Mrs. Perk Slack visited Mr. and Mrs. Glover Mahan, at New Castle, recently.
Mrs. Boxie Mitchell visited her sick father last Monday.
Mr. and Mrs. B.O. Clifford visited their daughter, Mrs. Andy Blankenbaker, of Marion, Ind., Sunday.
Mrs. N. J. Whitesides and daughter, Lillie, have returned home after a two weeks visit with relatives and friends in Kentucky.
Mr. John Perkinson, of Hisle, visited his daughter, Mrs. A.G. Browning and family Saturday night and Sunday.
Little Daniel Welty has been quite sick.
Mr. and Mrs. Mike Agin and daughter, Lizzie, were guest of Mr. John Crawford and daughters Sunday.
A.G. Browning bought a nice shoat from R.E. Callis for $4.
John Neal, Barney Holsclaw and D.T. Voiers delivered a nice bunch of cattle to Madison last week.
Mr. and Mrs. John Neal and little daughter visited George Ransdell and family Sunday.
Mr. and Mrs. J.B. Conn and daughter spent Sunday at the home of John Neal, Jr.
Rev. Josiah Godbey filled his regular appointment here Sunday morning and evening. Large crowds were present to welcome the return of their pastor. He was heartily received on this work.
Mr. and Mrs. Lewis Tandy Jr., of Henry County, were guests of the former's parents Mr. and Mrs. Willis Tandy, last week.
Mrs. Hallie Giddens, who suffered a slight stroke of paralysis a short time ago, is rapidly recovering.
The condition of Mrs. Joe Pecar, who was taken to Louisville for treatment several weeks ago, remains unchanged.
Typhoid fever is quite prevalent in Madison. Several deaths have resulted from it.
Mrs. Nancy Strother and daughter, Miss Mary, were guest Saturday and Sunday of Mr. James Jackson, near Hisle.
Rev. B. F. Petty, of Louisville, will preach at the Baptist Church Sunday.
The Kentucky Sunday School Association is in session at Louisville.
For Sale. Acorn corn cutter at reduced price. Harry D. Peak
Dr. O. R. Ross, Veterinary Surgeon, Cumb.. ' Phone 34-3 Bedford, Ky.
It now seems probable that the new school building will be ready for use by Oct. 20, 1913.
J. W. Barnes had charge of the drug store during the absence of Col. C. A. Bell last week.
Coghill, will neatly and promptly clean and press clothing. Give him a call.
Frequent shaves and hair cuts are necessary to neatness and cleanliness. Call on A. Coghill.
Oscar Kipping and Mr. Stewart, of Carrollton, were here last week in the interest of the Kipping Monument business.
A large tobacco barn has been erected on the "Ross Farm", near the gate. It is 99 feet long, 44 feet wide and 38 feet high.
R. L. Moore has torn down and will rebuild for Claude B. Terrell the barn on the residence last where Postmaster Curran resides.
President Wilson has signed the tariff bill, and it has thus become the law of the land. Thus is made good one of the pledges of the Democratic party.
Last Saturday W. S. Pierce sold and conveyed to C. A. Bell the old Pierce Homestead on Northeast corner of the square. Consideration, $1700.
We have before us a print of the Kentucky flag carried by Co. Richard M. Johnson at the Battle of the Thames, Oct. 5, 1813. It is the compliment of the Henderson Route.
Rev. L. R. Norvelle corrects the announcement of last issue that he will preach at Wesley Chapel Oct. 5th. Instead he will preach there Oct. 12, morning and evening.
D. H. Peak has been appointed by Governor McCreary a delegate to represent the state of Kentucky at the Fifth National Conservation Congress to be held at Washington, D. C., Nov. 18, 19 and 20, 1913.
E. W. Tandy has taken the agency for the Singer Sewing Machine Company in the county, R. Stewart having given up the work. The General Agent, Mr. Lucas, was here from Lexington.
Today is clean up day, as fixed by proclamation of Gov. McCreary. The object is to clean up all waste and trash as a means of fire prevention. The fire loss in this country last year was $240,000,000 much of which could have been prevented by cleaning up.
A large tobacco warehouse is being erected at Madison on the riverfront opposite Trow's Flour Mill, on a lot belonging to Rev. Smith, pastor of the Christian Church. It is said that some Trimble County people are interested in it. This is the forth loose leaf hours in Madison.
J. A. Wentworth has returned from Weston, MO., where he went to inspect the Burley Tobacco crop. He reports the crop short due to the severe drouth there, conditions not warranted him staying there longer. He says tobacco there is cultivated chiefly by Kentuckians and that they are getting homesick.
V. C. Harmon has been appointed manger of the Cumberland Telephone exchange at Milton. Since Geo. Coghill left that exchange has been under Bedford's care. Mr. Harmon understands the business, and no doubt the appointment will be very acceptable to the people of Milton. He will not move his family there at present. Although he takes charge of the position next Wednesday.
Mr. Charlie Knauer, of the West, has been the guest of E. J. Kendall and L. G. Abbott, Sr., this week. He came up from Louisville to see the place of his birth, the old Henry Browning place, where Mr. Kendall resides. He was the adopted son of Mr. Browning. He left here when he was thirteen years old and has been away for thirty two years.
Mr. John N. Morgan, of North Madison, Ind., was here this week. He is raising funds to secure the services of Rev. J. W. Turner, of the mountains of Kentucky, to hold a meeting this month at Milton. The United Brethern Church is on Canip. Allie Wingham, the pastor of that church is now attending conference. He will probably be returned to the Trimble County Church.
Miss Sallie McIntosh, of Greenwood, Ind., Mrs. Nan Lattimore, of Oldham, Ky., and Mrs. Catherine Greenwood, of Bedford, were together last week for the first time since their girlhood. The reunion was a sad one, however, owing to the serious condition of Mrs. Greenwood's health. The sisters are 67, 85 and 87 years old respectively. Mrs. Lattimore notwithstanding her age seems to be in fine health, driving through from her home with her son, Joe.
MRS. LIZZIE LOUDEN
Mrs. Lizzie Louden died at her home at Hatton,Ky., Oct 3, 1913. The remains were brought to the Campbellsburg Cemetery for burial, and Rev. J. M. Walker conducted the funeral services at the Baptist church there. She had united with that church at Providence when about 15 years old, and she lived a true and faithful life. Mrs. Louden was a daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Sam Demaree, of this county. She married Noble Louden Nov. 17, 1912. Her friends and family have one consolation, and that is they may so live as to meet her hereafter for "She lived for those who loved her, Whose hears were kind and true: For the Heaven that smiled above her And awaited her spirit too: For all human ties that bound her: For the task that God assigned her: For the bright hopes lift behind her And the good that she could do." Irvin Louden.