FIRST PRIZE BY KENTUCKY PRFSS ASSOCIATION
PFST PPECTWEN OP
WEEKLY IN KENTUCKY.
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DEATH OF MRS. CLARK.
Began Last Monday,
With Judge Kannab Piesldiae.
The spring term of the Lawrence
Circuit Court began on Monday last,
April 14, with Judge J. B. Hannah
presiding, John M. Waugh, Commonwealth's Attorney, was present
at the opening of court, alert and
(althful In the discharge of the
of hit responsible position. As
usual, the first business of the
court was the Impaneling of the
grand Jury, the Big Doxen. to whom
is entrusted the grave and Important duty at making thorough and
Impartial inquiry Into the condition
of the county as regards the commission of high crimes and misdeThe Inquisitors for the
present term are men above the average so far as cltlienshlp and intelligence are concerned, as may be
seen by reading the names.
Joe B. Preston Foreman, J.
N. A. George, Q. L. Burk,
K. B. 8pencer, J. H. Hlllman, J. K.
Compton, Wm. Cary, Lewis Bennett,
W. O. B. Dixon, J. A. Waldeck and
M. 8. Moore.
machine In the NEWS office. One
child was born to the union with
Mr. Clark, a girl who died In August las' at the age of two years.
The deceased Is survived by her
mother, two sisters Mrs. J.
Shannon, of Central City, and Mrs.
John Wellman, ot Louisa, and two
trot hers George and Ora Atkins,
cf this city.
Quite early In life Mrs.
united with the M. E. Church and
continued In that relation until her
d ath.WhUe not a demonstrative woman those who knew her best have
every reason to believe that
faith she professed In her youth remained with her and gained for her
an entrance Into the home of the
Mrs. Clark was a good wife,
daughter, mother and sister. Those
to whom she was connected by these
ties will evef hold her .in affectionate regard.
ignorant of the true situation, and
and that neither you nor your correspondent intended to maliciously
publish a story to discredit the Consolidation Coal Company or its em-
1 will deem it a pleasure to demonstrate o you what we are doing
at Jenkins, it you ever feet that
you have an opportunity to visit
Yours very truly,
E. DRENNEN, Mgr.
WIN A GOLD MEDAL.'
THE. MARTINS WERE NOT LOST.
During the recent' flood Jas.
of Two Mile, received
medal to the school boy
or girl between tbe ages of 10 and
15 who wrltgs tbe best composition,
not to exceed 800 words, on tbe
repair and maintenance of earth
roads. Is to be awarded by Logan
Waller Page, Director, Office of
Public Roads, United 8tates Department of Agriculture, Washington, D.
C. All compositions must be submit-to- d
to Mr. Page before May lb, '13,
and the medal will be awarded as
soon thereafter as the compositions
can be graded. The compositions
may be based on knowledge gained
from books or other sources, but no
quotations should be made.
After many years' experience in
dealing with the public road situation of the country. It is. Mr. Page's
belief that Ignorance on the subject
of repair and maintenance of road
is as much the cause of their bad
conditions as any other one factor.
It la expected that tbe competition
will bring about a better understanding of tbe subject of repair
President L. E. Johnson, of the
and Western, is authority
for the statement that the road is
arranging to electrify Its line from
Eckman to Bluefield, which Is 27
miles through a mountainous dls
trlct. Negotiations are in progress
with the Appalachian Power Co., to
supply power. The electrification of
this part of the road is in line wltn
modern railroad practice, which uses
electric power for geting
loads over stiff grades. The Appalachian Company has its distribution
systems near the N. and W. right
Died of Spinal
The NEWS last week noted the
son of Richard
of this city, saying that
was but little hope of his rethere
covery. The young man died Thursday night of spinal meningitis, one
of the most deadly diseases known,
to physicians. Early on Friday morning the body was taken to Terry-vlll- e,
near the Johnson county line.
ana ouriea in the Skaggs burying
ground. The unfortunate young man
nad been at work In Portsmouth,
where the malady is sold to be en- ldemlc, and when he came to Lou- isa on the N. and W. train Tuesday night the evidences of cerebro
spinal meningitis were so many and
so decided that the physicians who
saw him and those who bad a description of the case bad but little, if any, doubt concerning the nature of the dlsordef-Dr- .
who- attended the case, . had
house where the boy died fumigated .
and took all possible precautions to
prevent the spread of the disease.
Spinal meningitis Is a highly infectious disease and it Is apt to become epidemic, but it Is also sporadic, or occurring here and there,
singly. But In any form the death
rate Is very high. Of course, where
It rages as an epidemic, the disease)
seems to assume a more virulent
the illness of John, the
news that two relatives, John and
James Martin, whom he had reared
morgan County's Oil Field Shows Up from childhood, had, with their families, been drowned at Hamilton, O.,
With Another Gusher.
where they t lived. The report of
their death was not true, although
it seemed well founded.
men and their families were saved,
The gas well recently drilled in but their escape from watery graves
near Kermlt, W. Va., by the com was narrow and
pany composed of Watson, Stewart, Hamilton became thrilling.
etc., is estimated to be good for Martin and 1)Ib family walkedJames
five million feet per day.
miles to a little town called Tren-tioBOO Barrel WelL
where they found refuge In a
Another well completed at Can church. Here they were cut off from
nel City. Moritan countv. : came In the rest of the world and for three
600 barrels per day. The Ohjo Fuel days and nights were without food
company completed a well some dis- and water but were finally rescued
tance away from the town that is and taken to Cincinnati.
estimated all the way from 25 to
if -- barrels per aay,
Entertained For The I Arnold
The test well recently drilled to
the Berea sand on Mill creek by the
On last Saturday evening Mrs. L.
Oho Fuel Oil company was dry. The S. Johnson entertained very handcompany has decided to drill it to
a depth of about 3000 feet.
This guests, In honor of her relatives and
Cowell Is about three miles east of lumbus, Mrs. and Miss Arnold, ofvery
a section not heretofore numerously The reception was being
The well on the W, V. Roberts with several ot
guesta who seemed to
place showed no oil of any conse- prefer the game of "hearts." The
quence in the Berea and is being playing began
quite early and enddrilled to the Clinton sand.
the tables were clearTbe well on the Lackey place has ed only when discussion
ed for the
of a menu
been abandoned as unprofitable.
which embraced many appetizing an
The owners of O'Brien well No, appetite-satisfyin- g
things, a delight1, on Three Mile, are negotatlng for
ful combination of aubstantials and
a pipe line connection. If a line dainties.
Is secured they will put the well
The function was a very pleasto pumping at once.
ant affair throughout, and the good
nights and good-by- s
N. AND V. ELECTRIFICATION.
STORMS CATCH JAKE WILLIAMS.
The recent storms and floods did
not neglect Jacob Williams and his
family, of Hannah, this county. His
barn was blown down, catching 12
nead of cattle. Five were killed. The
others were rescued with the help
of neighbors called In by telephone
About the .same time, over at Co
lumbus? Ohio, other members of Mr.
Williams' family were In
trouble from the flood. NUon Wll
' Granville Moore
Hams, a son, arid
and daughter of
of way. and wife,
Jacob Williams, were confined in
the third story of a building for
three days and nights without food
The people of this city will ever or water or beds.
have a warm Bpot in their hearts
for the Big Sandy valley, as Palnts- LOUISVILLE BOOSTERS.
vllle, Plkevllle, Louisa and Van Lear
each unsolicited sent a separate carload of supplies, including hardboiled eggs. pies, cakes and everything
they could themselves possibly pre
pare and they will be glad to learn Special Train to Visit Eastern Ken- through this medium that the car
,Qa HiMnlv ntinrwf H t prl ond was
, tacky Towns in May.
mmeQiateiy distributed to those In
need. Harold also sent a large box.
That the sporadic or single cases
by the fact that a .
kill is shown
death resulted at Charley,, this county, last week from the disorder. The
victim was a child of C. C. (Lum)
.Bowling, of Georges creek. Physicians who attended the case say it,
was decidedly one of spinal meningitis.
It Is not within the province of,
a newspaper to say much, if anything, of the, medical treatment of
any disease, but It surely Is its du- ity to urge the public to clean up
and to keep cleaned up. Admitting
the possibility of the spread of any
infection it Is" well to lessen that
posslbl'lty aB much as possible. Personal and habitation cleanliness, the
Communications Intended to pro
mote the candidacy of any aspirant
to office will not be published in tbe
use of lime, copperas, soap and watNEWS unloss prepaid for at the rate
er are to be urged upon all. They
of one cent a word. It will be easare all cheap, all avallabe, 'and they
ily seen that If such notices were
are all antagonistic to disease.
admitted to these columns free of
charge thre would be room for but
ft, kWlmor. Bam Bee. Isaac Cun- little e'se. This notice applies to
Telephones for Chesapeake & Ohio,
nlnghaui, John B. Spencer, Harmon all. Irrespective of party or person.
ii I . uurnuue nuu i
Correspondents will please observe
In continuance of Us policy of inB. BillUDs!
this rule, as nothing they say in
creasing telephone equipment on its
formation of the Juries
concerning any candiThe
lineB, the Chesapeake & Ohio Rail-w...lag- - been accomplished the trial of date will be allowed to appear.
has placed an order with,
cases on the commonwealth's dock
the Western Electric Co. ' to equip
et began and has proo Mien an casanother division with telephone
and maintenance In tbe rural disweek. The trial of anj nd all
train dispatching facilities. This la
DENIAL OF REPORT.
ts of note, If "any the , be will be
on the Big Sandy division, in the
Many children living In the rurduly noted In these columns.
eastern part of Kentucky, and. the
al districts have experienced
i uoim to those who have watch
telephone train dispatching circuit
disadvantages of roads made impas
ed the conditions of things for
coverB, the entire section,' approxiproper
vsara that the gladness and the. manager at Jenkins Says No Break of sable through a lack of
mately- 135 miles from Asblaad to
maintenance and it Is expected that
glory, the Joy but not the Justice
EJkhornj City. iThe dispatcher will
their interest In the competition
tit the old tlirt" courts have gone
be at Ashland. Western Electric No.
Dao Was Imminent.
will stimulate greater interest among
Then the time of "big
102 type selector sets arranged for
the parents. Had roads have pre
court" was long enjoyed in antlcipalocal battery use will be employed
vented many children from obtain
tlou. and anybody could tell
at way stations for receiving the dising a proper education and nave
.....ii. hn the onenlng day would
Commercial Club patcher's signals.. These contain the
courteous coin- - even prevented doctors from reach
know when the next
come. Now, to
I'SE THE SPLIT-LO50 type selector.
will send a special train of boosters widely-use- d
ing the aide ot rural patients in
term Isdue one must consult a court munlcatlon is
way stations will bo
through Eastern Kentucky May 21st Twenty-eigKy., April 8th, 1913. time to save tbelr lives.
directory or ask the ciera.
' Whenever the spl't-lo- g
drag has to 25th. Plkevllle will be the first equipped with selective signaling
Any child between tbe ages men
tnn Bmn Idlers attended court In MR. M. F. CONLEY, Kdltor, tioned, attending a country school, been used on the dirt roads It has stop on the morning of the 22 nd. and talking aparatus.
the' hope of being summoned on a
Big Sandy News,
the best method stops will be made that day at
Only one side of the been pronounced
Jury or "coughing ' one s
Palntsville, Richard Convicted In The Federal Court.
paper must be written on; each yet for working them.Wby- - don't you PreBtonsburg,
"Mr. Sheriff, summon another Jur-- Dear Sir:
name farmers try it? You can make one son, Louisa, Catlettsburg and Ash
ii'nnth.) The sheriff would
On March 17th. the management age, should be numbered; the ana in two hours time and at an ex- land. The train will also visit Mc
and address or tne writer,
look In the direction from which the of the Klkborn Division was transschool pense of about 25 cents, and by Roberts.Whitesburg and other towns a bankrupt intrial and conviction of
the Federal Court at
cough came, and wnen ne caugui ferred from Mr. J. Q. Smyth to tbe the name and location of the must using it about two hours in each on that line.
or she is
the eye of the cougber thatgetting writer. Having only a slight ac which he written at the top of the month can keep- - the roads around
It was announced that invitations .Covington,to Ky., carries may beIt ina
oualn'anca in this section of the first page. Tbe announcement of the your farm in splendid condition. Try have been sent to Gov. James B. warning
atood a pretty fair chance of
on a Jury. But the Impartial wheel country previous to this time, I have competition bos been sent to the su- it, and see how easy It la to keep McCreary and to Lieutenant Gover clined to defraud their creditors in
ha. riotm iwiv with most of this been devotlnc much or my time ici
nor E. J. McDermott to accompany ler similar manner.' doing & Whlttak- of schools In the rur- your dirt roads in good condition.
and, well, it's greatly for the bet extending this acquaintance and ay perintendents No further Information
the boosters, and one or the other Kteevllle, merchants .,
find the medium ot tne Big
of them will go. Among others to bankrupt.
the Office of
OF A DIFFERENT KIND.
great assistance. can be obtained from announcement
Whlttaker turned over all
Th first three days of the ses News has been a
go will be J. W. Newman, State
hlB possessions to tho referee, but
taken un with the trial A number of our employee at Jenk- should be plain to everyone,
pistol ins are on your subscription list,
It lssaid that a camel has a Commissioner of Agriculture, who It was suspected and afterwards
of the usual misdemeanors
all children will thus start on a ba- stomach that! will hold enough wat will speak about the State Fair, and proven in the Federal Court
toting, breaches of the peace and and 1 have been fortunate enougn sis of equality.
er to last tyo or three weeks. Sev- a representative of the Perry Cen May bad hidden and disposed ot
None of these was to see the last few copies sent to
eral "camels" were In this city dur
much of his property which of right
nf Imnnrtance sufficient to merit Jenkins, through some of these sub
A GOOD DIRECTORY.
ing court time.Judging from the odofl
belonged to his creditors. They toot
special mention. On Thursday the scribers'.
came from vanous breams, ur
Men- OF INTEREST TO TEACHERS.
the matter into the court, with ths
The article entitled "Tbe
inldemtlon of felony case began
directory Issued by the the liquid might have been brought
result that May was indicted, tried
The eases agalust J. W. Harris, of nr of Elkhorn Creek."last edition Chesapeake
and Potomac Telephone in trunks not carried by that oth Ths C. & O. has made a rate of and found guilty in four cases for
Gnllun. charged with unlawfully cut Countv Newa" of Vour
and carrying away timber, were attracted my attention, and I During Co., for this section Is a very Hunt- - er animal, the elephant. sort that 16.80 from Louisa to Louisville and concealing his goods and making:
iild referred to waa the
plete one. It embraces the
like to refer to it briefly.
return on' account of the K. E. A. false' statements to the referee. The
filed away, ine owes
llcry Loar, charged with defacing the heavy rain of Wednesday night- inston. Konova. Logan. W. Va.. Lou the editor of calls murder Juice. meeting. These tickets must be punishment is confinement in a
re- isa, Palntsville and Prestonsburg dis
bought Apl. 28, 29 and 30, and are Federal prison.
saw Ions, were set for Tuesday next March 26th, the Elkhorn Dam,
a very severe tricts, and Is also a directory ior
valid to May 6.
with Judge A. J. Kirk as special rerred to, received
was ae- - ProctorsvUle, O., Davis Creek
teat. A the time the Dam
A number of census reports have
DIED FROM BITE OF CAT.
Judge to try.
sought the ad Four Pole, Kenova. Denver,
already come In, but trustees are
The case against Tobe Wiley, of almnd our Mutineers engineers, anu Gap, Hippo and LayneBvllle, Ky.
vlna of Government
Forty years ago the cry was thai;
Pulntsvllle, charged with obtaining
Charles McCoy, a small boy who hereby notified that where children
money by false pretense, was call- thn dealsn la In excess of for weight
lived in Catlettsburg, was bitten by move into their districtsmay report In a short time the timber indusdimensions
reports were, made) they
Important Association Notice.
try ot the Big Sandy would be
ed und set for Tuesday next. The
a. mad cat a Bhort time ago and was
night in ques
for the facta to me by May 1st and have thing of the past, But each spring
coses of Boiler Baker, charged with and thickness. On the so rapidly that
sent to the Pasteur Institute
Berry tlon, the waters rose
Teachers who expect to attend the treatment, where he di
,a"t- week the records corrected accordingly.
hniiRnhreaklns. and of David
tide carries out tbe logs In apDam was unable meeting ot the
JAY O'DANIEL, Supt.
parently undiminished numbers. The
for obtaining money under false the spillway of the now, ana tne al AoanntiiHnn Kentucky Education- Two other children who were bitten
St I .nillnvl lie ,
to take care of the
pretenses wore set for Thursday,
latest timber tide in this river let
,at the same time.tne McCoy boy wa
crest take notice that reduced rate
case against William Ham water unread over depth entire
out the amacipg number of 1,850.-00- 0
kJ"J attacked, have recovered
via wo uiu vui
logs of splendid quality and
mond, Harrison Kitchen and Char-Jo-n of the Dam to the
Adams, chanted with shooting at six inches. The Dam Itself snowed 30, and are valid returning up to
GONE TO VIRGINIA.
Bids for maintaining public roads 24,860 fine oak railroad top
no effect of the strain whatever.ana May 6.
Sam Bartram, Hammond waa disin Boyd county were opened Tues this output brought the
the water waa well confined below
charged and the other defendants
The Rev. Charles E. Crusoe went day. They ranged from 121 to S29
get- the Dam, until the flow Joined the
were tried Thursday, the Jury
to Virginia , last Saturday by way per mile. Some years ago when the
of the so called "Big Elkting the case about 2 p. m. At this watersCreek." which, were similarly
His Thirteenth Anniversary.
ot Washington and Baltimore. Mrs. roads were In better condition they
W. C. Potts, who successfully con Crusoe accompanied him as far as were contracted as low as 113.60
3 turned. Theiie Dartles were found by swollen bv the heavy rain.
surface water men ducted the Big. Sandy News contest (Ashland and returned In the even- per mile per year.
The NEWS and other friends of
Bartram in- bis melon paicn on me great amount of Elkhorn Creek be- has formed a partnership wltn tfraa ing.
Robbie Dixon hope that the thirthe main
Point and were fired at by him. filled the branch so that the eleva Chaffin. ot this city and the firm
teenth anniversary of bis birth will
QUITE AN HONOR.
They are charged with returning the tion of the water In the large creek will manager newspaper contests in
not prove an unlucky one. The oc
The jury aisagreea was
hleher than the basement oi me various parts of the country. They
casion was made very pleasant on
and was discharged.
Supt. Jay O'Danlel has been chos Wednesday
already have several engagements,
evening by the presConsolidation Coal Company's siore,
past the one of which Is at Somerset, this Salyersvllle, E. Second Regiment the en by the directors of the Kentucky ence of many of his young com
The grand Jury up to date has
at. the notnt where it flows
won first honors In
So far but
Educational Association to examine panions at his beautiful home.wnere,
water drains State, where they now are.
store basement surface
1912 rifle contest and Company D. the
list of essays offered In the
fow nonresident attorneys have been until the water had reacbea an el
WhlteBburg, won second honors. The three contests for the prizes to be with music and good thlngB to eat.
presont. Among thei were D. J. evation of twenty-fou- r
In Jail Awaiting Trial.
inchea In the
and suitable presents to the young.,
Adjutant General Department award given by the Association.
PalntavUk, Jno. Woods store basement.
When the store
ed them a national defense trophy select twelve from each of the three host an enjoyable time was had.
M. C. Kim, or inex
of Ashland and
Another chanter In the story of which they will retain one year.
watchman noticed the water rising
divisions, and to these the prizes
affray noted In
in the basement, he asked the Pow- the Adklns-Savag- e
THIRD QUARTERLY MEETING.
will be awarded.
er Plant engineer to blow the whis the NEWS last week Is Adkins' reHughes At Home.
A CARD OF THANKS.
Mr. O'Danlel la known throughout
men to help arrest on a charge of assault with
tle and arouse enough
The third quarterly meeting, of
The husband, son, mother, broth the State as one of the most comhim carry the goods stored In the intent to kill. This followed his rethe Conference year, Ashlair ' disThlB lease on ball pending a trial for a ers and sisters of Mrs. Daisy Clark, petent und progressive SuperintenA. Hughes, basement to the floor above.
desire to extend their dents in Kentucky. What he has trict, was held at the M. E. J mrcU
who had been critically ill in Wash- signal accomplished Us purpose and less offense. He was brought before deceased,
neighbors and accomplished in the short space of South on Sunday last. Eldof ). F.
ington for several weeks, has re- the store loss was light, due to County Judge Boggs on Saturday heartfelt thanks to kindly
quartern voet-Ihim this high
turned to Huntington, somewhat Im- prompt action in removing the goods last and waived an examination and other friends who so bereavement. one term has given Lawrence coun- Williams, who held the duT
at FallBburg ou
rank. The people of
Ho will not return to the But there seems to nave been an was committed to Jail to answer at them In their recent
circuit Their generous sympathy and help ty should be proud of him and his lous, held his Louisa me
Cnultiil until hlB' health Is fully re- impression, which reached the col- the present term of the
ful acs will never ba forgotten.
umns of your paper, that a serious court.
Hammond. Oscar Graham
Katcllff, John Maxey, Thomas
Ash, Mart Duly. Floya Ogie, w.
univ.n Z. T. Webb.Alley,T. Lindsey
Berrv. L. 8.
w.hh Chas. P. Peters. J no. Beut
lev. W. 0. Kitchen, C. C. Hays, Geo,
Hannah did not consume
much time In giving his charge to
the Jury. Many of the members were
"old timers." so to speak, men who
know what it requires to constitute
sn offense and what it takes to
make an lndlctment.Tbe Judge made
a strong cbagre, but not along any
, specific lines.
Tho next fluty was me tiiu6
impaneling of the petit Jury to serve
during the term.
Mrs. Daisy Weatlake Clark, whose
critical Illness caused by uremia
following the birth of a stillborn
enlid was noted In this paper last
week, died about 7:00 p. m. Thursday last. She was burled in the
fulkerson cemetery on Friday afternoon.
Funeral services were held
at her late residence, conducted by
lUevs. C. B. Plummer, ot the Methodist Church, and L. M. Copley, who
preached a very appropriate sermon,
addressed mainly to the living. The
funeral was very largely attended.
Mrs. Clark was 43 years old and
was born in this city. She was the
daughter of Lydla and the late
She was married
twice, and Is survived by her second husband, William Clark.
first husband was E. R. Weatlake,
by whom she had a son, Ernest
Westlake, who operates the linotype
COUNTY, KENTUCKY, APRIL, 18, 1918.
catastrophy bad occurred. ' No damage was caused In Jenkins other
than that mentioned above, and to
the best of the writer's knowledge,
nobody had any fear for the safety
of the Dam, which impounds the
water to a depth of only thirty-fiv- e
feet. The Power Plant, located Immediately below the Dam, operated
continuously, and business resumed
at Jenkins at six o'clock the following morning as usual. A few of our
residents about two miles down
Creek were frightened
hoavy tains and rise In the creek,
but I haw not beard an expression
along the lines ot your artlcii irom
It Is evident that you were
In this matter, and realising that you were not in position
to get in touch with us and learn
the facta, because of the effect of
the storm on both telegraph and
telephone circuits, I am writing you
the account as abovtf. Feel sue that
your correspondent was completely