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Subject: Verna C. Bowles, Pendleton Co., KY, 1921
Date: Sat, 16 Apr 2005 23:08:50 -0700
Subject: Falmouth Outlook 10 Jun 1921
Falmouth Outlook Friday 10 Jun 1921 Vol. 15 No.1 Pg.! Col. 1
County Diploma Examination
In the May examination 52 candidates presented themselves and 27 passed.
Russell 0. Arnold
Carl H. Aulick
Verna C. Bowles
Paul C. Childs
Helen C. Carroll
Maudie M. Elliott
Frank E. Kelly
Mary K. Messmer
Irene Payne led the examination on the average grade of 95.
The leaders by subjects are:
Helen Fields and Irene Payne, Arithmetic
Irene Thornton and Elsie Vice, Reading
Beulah Snodgrass, writing
Millie Can and Irene Payne, Grammar
Irene Thornton and Irene Payne, Composition
Irene Payne Geography, Physiology, Agriculture and Spelling
Leonard Ramsey, Civics
Glee Sharon, History
The arithmetic and history questions were very difficult. The other were
rather easy. The answers on civics were the worst of all.
The number who passed in January was 45. So the number of graduates at the
county institute will be 72, the largest class in the county's history.
Falmouth Outlook Friday 10 Jun 1921 Vol. 15 No. 1 Pg. 1 Col. 2
Luke McLuke dead
James S. Hasting (Luke McLuke) widely known as a newspaper man and humorist,
died at midnight Friday June 3rd, at a Cincinnati hospital. He was 53 years
Will Drill Near Butler
Three oil men representing an old drilling company of California arrived at
Butler last week and will drill a hole in that section just as soon as they
can secure an outfit. This company has more than 5,000 acres leased in that
vicinity and will thoroughly test that territory.
There three gentlemen were in
Falmouth Monday in company with ER. Colbert and went out to the well being
drilled near this city. They were favorably impressed.
Falmouth Outlook Friday 10 Jun 1921 Vol. 15 No. 1 Pg. 1 Col. 2
Work on oil Well
After a week's delay owing to a breakdown the drilling on the oil well near
the city was resumed last Saturday and nice progress is being made. The well
is now down more than 500 feet. Monday night a strong flow of blue lick water
was struck. This is the first encountered so far.
Falmouth Outlook Friday 10 Jun 1921 Vol. 15 No. I Pg. 1 Col. 3 Deaths
Bert Francis Martin 45 years, 7 months and 7 days
b. 21 Oct 1875
d. 27 May 1921 home of Jeff Harter at Kidder, MO
son James and Priscilla Martin
At the age of 19 he went West and followed farming where he remained until
Survived by one brother and three sisters
Willie Martin of Lebanon, MO
Mrs. Carrie Francis, Latonia, KY
Mrs. Hattie Dougherty, Bellefontaine, OH
Mrs. Lizzie McMillin, of Portland
His father, mother, one sister and brother preceded him in death several
Pall bearers: Athol Knight, Charlie Stith, Lewis Halter, Bernard Caldwell,
Emmett Bush and Willie Borneman, all old schoolmates and associates.
Burial in Smith Cemetery beside his mother
Mrs. Emma R. Harcum
b. 1 Dec 1849 Pendleton Co.
d. 29 May 1921 at home in Oklahoma City, OK m. 29 Sep 1869 Lee
Harcum at Covington, KY
Three children were born Ernest L., and W. A. now located in Oklahoma City.
The younger one died in infancy.
Dau. of Rev. E. B. and Mary Harcum.
Move with husband and sons to Oklahoma City on 27 Dec 1897
Member of First M. E. Church, Rebecca Lodge and Knights and Ladies of
Security and W. C. T. U.
Survived by husband, two sons, three grandsons, and one great granddaughter
(Grand children no named.)
Burial place not given but assumed to be in Oklahoma.
Mrs. Nora Hitch
b. 7 Sep 1881
d.7 Jun1921 TB
dau. Nathan Redmon
m. T. T. Hitch in 1903
The had five children with four surviving with husband
Georgia L. Hitch
Lucy Blanche Hitch
Also survived by father, three brothers and five sisters
John Redmon Hitch
Mrs. E. Traylor
Mrs. Nat Regan
Mrs. Dan Keller
Mrs. Jack Bray
Mrs. C. L. McClane
Lifelong member of Concord M. E. Church
Bettie Jane Hitch
d. Sunday at home of her parents in Dayton, OH
Two month infant of Mr. & Mrs. Van Hitch
Granddaughter of Mr. & Mrs. Homer McClanahan
Buried at Riverside Cern.
Miss Edith Kells 18 years
d. 1 Jun 1921 at home of her uncle D. Sargent in Newport
Moved to Kenton, IL about two years ago where she contracted Tuberculosis
dau of late Joe Kells who met a tragic death at Williamstown several years
ago. Granddaughter of Mrs. Alice Sargent of near Morgan
Niece of Mrs. J.D. McHatton, of Butler Buried at Morgan Cern.
Falmouth Outlook Friday 10 Jun 1921 Vol. 15 No. I Pg. 1 Col. 5
Cook Äî Browning
At the home of brideÃìs parents, Mr. & Mrs. J. Curry Browning on Maple Ave.
On 8 Jun their only daughter, Miss Lucille Browning becarne the bride of
Ensign Albert Berry Cook. Guests were received by Misses Eugenia and Lucy
Browning, aunts of the bride and Miss Kate
Bradford. Maid of honor was Miss Mayme
Bradford and best man was Ensign S. S. Purves of Cincinnati. Rev. Brown
officiated. Both the groom and best man graduated
from the Naval Academy the past
week. Bride is a graduate of Falmouth High School class of 1914 and also a
graduate of Sayre College, Lexington, KY. Groom
is the youngest son of Mr. & Mrs.
Barney Cook. He graduated frorn the Falniouth High School class of 1916.
About 20 June Ensign Cook will leave for Seattle, Washington where he will
have duty on the battleship Texas. Later in the surnmer he will be assigned to
U. S. Naval Base, San Pedro, CA where his bride will join him.
Out of town guest who attended the wedding were: F. T. Browning, Misses
Eugenia and Lucy Browning and Katherine Cook of Covington. Mrs. I. D. Bogan,
Arizona, Mr. & Mrs. Urban T. Cook of Atlanta, Wintson and Cecil Riggle, Peach
Alex Leo Tungate of Gardnersville and Miss Nola Dixon of near Knoxville were
united in marriage on 1 June at the home of Mr. & Mrs. J. L. Belew in this
city. Rev. M. W. Bottom, pastor of the Falmouth Christian Church performed the
ceremony. The bride is the daughter of Mr. & Mrs. Robert Dixon of near
Knoxville. The groom is the son of Mr. & Mrs. Jasper Tungate of Gardnersville.
Runge Äì Cummins
Mr. William H. Runge of Ft. Mitchell, KY and Miss Mary Lawrence Cummings of
Covington were married in Covington 1 June. Bridesmaid was Miss Cora
Cummings, sister of the bride. Bride is daughter
of Mr. & Mrs. Henry C. Cummings of
near Morgan. Groom is a fireman on the Chesapeake and Ohio Railroad.
Smith Äî Willette
At home of Mrs. M. M. Willette, her youngest daughter, Miss Ella and
Elverson Smith were married on 1 June. Rev. H. M.
Marbly performed the wedding.
Their home will be in Brunswick, GA. He is
superintendent of the Mutual Insurance
Company of that city.
First National Bank
of Falmouth will open Wednesday June 15Äù
9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Everyone is cordially invited
Come and inspect our banking room and equipment
Falmouth Outlook Friday 10 Jun 1921 Vol. 15 No. 1 Pg. 1 Col. 7
Coming to a good Country
Mr. & Mrs. Harley B. Pribble of Tazewell, VA have been entertaining a fine
little son since May 26th. This is the second heir.
Born to the wife of Dewey Casey, in this city, on June 4th, a fine little 7
¬ pound son, who has been named Ernest. Second heir.
Born to wife of Clarence Conley (nee miss Nell Campbell, of Pendleton Co.)
of Fenton Ave, Reading
Road, Cincinnati, OH on May 12th a fine 8 pound girl. The little lady is
named Campbell Conley.
Falmouth Outlook Friday 10 Jun 1921 Vol. 15 No. I Pg. 2 Col. I
Mrs. Cbauncey Forward
Died May 5th at Long Beach, CA
Widow of the late Chauncey Forward who was a well know carpenter and she was
a Miss Clinkenbeard.
Falmouth Outlook Friday 10 Jun 1921 Vol. 15 No. I Pg. 2 Col. 6
James S. Hastings, known to millions of readers from the Atlantic to the
Pacific as Luke McLuke
died at Good Samaritian Hospital in Cincinnati Friday after an operation for
appendicitis. He was born 53
years ago in Lowell, Mass. Joined the Enquirer staff twenty years ago.
Leaves a widow and four children.
Rev. G. S. Mullins 74 years
d. May 2, 1921 at home in Tallahassee, FL
Survived by three daughters and one son (not named)
Was minister of the Baptist church in Butler at one time.
Falmouth Outlook Friday 10 Jun 1921 Vol. 15 No. I Pg. 2 Cot. 7
Albert Cummins of Caddo celebrated his 47th birthday on 5 Jun.
Present were: Mr & Mrs. Jasper Cummins and son, Pearl
Mr. & Mrs. Arthur Moore and two children, Velma and Walter
Mr. & Mrs. Ernest Weaver and two children, Russell and Ernestine
Mr. & Mrs. Walter Poe and son, Elmo
Mr. & Mrs. Otis Alilender
Mr. & Mrs. Denver Biddle
Mr. & Mrs. Harley Morford
Mr. & Mrs. August Morford
Mr. & Mrs. Harry Thornberiy
Mr. & Mrs. Clifford Cummins
Mr. & Mrs. Leonard Taylor and son, L. Vaden
Mr. & Mrs. Fred Taylor and two daughters, Leona and Isabel
Mr. & Mrs. Albert Morford
Miss Ottie Allender
Miss Grace Newkirk
Miss Nannie Cummins
Miss Helen Heaverin
Miss Hattie Carnes
Charlie Quinlan Charlie Welch
Falmouth Outlook Friday 10 Jun 1921 Vol. 15 No. I Pg. 3 Col. 1
Graves of Noted Men
Maysville, KY ÄîIn the rear of the Washington Opera House there is a
graveyard where lies: Charles Wolf, the past
Mayor of this city; Peter Grant, uncle
of U. S. Grant, with whom the ex-president boarded while he attended school
here; Waithan Guillier, the first manufacturer of the grandfather clock; Jacob
Boone and his wife, Maw, relatives of Daniel Boone. The tombstones have
fallen down and the names are almost obliterated.
Falmouth Outlook Friday 10 Jun 1921 Vol. 15 No. 1 Pg. 3 Col. 2
Silas Shelburne Dead
Aged 75m one of the best known tobacco men in the Burley belt, died Friday
at his home in Lexington. He was a native of Virginia.
Falmouth Outlook Friday 10 Jun 1921 Vol. 15 No. I Pg. 5 Col. I
Jacob Garrison, retired farmer, died in the Baptist vicinity Wednesday.
Mrs. Cordelia King Hutten died at Cynthiana Wednesday after a tong illness
Will Lail, son of Mr. & Mrs. Alvin Lail, of near Berry and Miss Gladys Cason
of Latonia were married May 26th.
Miss Belva Crosthwaite, daughter of Mrs. Mona Crosthwaite, and Ira Moreland
were married Monday afternoon at Versailles.
Lexington Herald: The wedding of Miss Lela Elizabeth Whalen and Harry
Mitchell was solemnized Saturday at the Park
Avenue Methodist Church, the Rev. E.
K. Pike officiating.
Mr. & Mrs. James J. Curie have issued announcements of the marriage of their
daughter, Mary Elizabeth to Rober Cornelius Dabney at Cleveland, OH on May
Mills Gillock, linotype operator of the Cynthiana Democrat passed away at
his home on Wilson Ave. Saturday May 28th after less than a week illness of
A marriage of interest to a large number of relatives and friends was
quietly solemnized at Carlisle yesterday when
Miss Emily Rorer became the bride of
Paul Hunter Reed.
A pretty romance of several years standing culminated Wednesday in the
marriage of Miss Rosa Raymond and Launcelott Bell
which was performed by Rev. C.
W. Elsey at his residence in Cynthiana.
Mon Thompson died at his home near Marcus Saturday after a long illness.
Funeral was conducted by Rev. S. H. Burgess and
burial was in Pythian Grove Cem.
Mr. Thompson was a director of the Union Bank of Berry. Survived by six
children (not named).
The marriage of J. H. Can and Miss Katherine Vestal was celebrated at the
residence of Mr. & Mrs. Chas. E. Hicks th this city last evening. Rev. G. B.
Garriott performed the ceremony. The attendents were Miss Corinne Perkins and
Milton CaIdwell of Berry.
Bracken Co. Items
On Thursday May 26, Charles Haithill and Miss Ottie Ware were united in
marriage. Dr. Cochrane performing the ceremony at the Presbyterian Manse. The
bride is the oldest daughter of Mr. & Mrs. Joe Ware of Augusta. The groom is
from Higginsport, OH. They will live in Columbus, OH where the groom will be
Falmouth Outlook Friday 10 Jun 1921 Vol. 15 No. 1 Pg. 6 Col. 6
Sister Josie Mains
Sister Grace Houchen
Sister Anna Flynn
Sister Laura Ardlinger
Sister Mollie McKinney
Bro. Chales Wicks
Bro. Willie Mains
From Washington Council No. 46 Daughters of America June 1921
Falmouth Outlook Friday 10 Jun 1921 Vol. 15 No. I Pg. 8 Col. I
Born on Thursday, to Mr. & Mts. James Kinney, a daughter, Margaret Ruth.
This is the ninth child born to Mr. & Mrs. Kinney.
Jacob Garrison, of Sylvan Dell, Harrison Co., father of Mrs. Thomas Askin,
of this place, died last Wednesday after a fourth stroke of paralysis.
Mrs. Jennie Moore, nee Askin, and widow of the late Will Moore, of Sunrise,
died Thursday of last week at her home in Claysville. She leaves besides her
two sons, Ogden and Fred, two sisters, Ella and Mattie Askin, and one brother,
Thomas Askin. A large number from here attended the funeral Saturday at
Falmouth Outlook Friday 10 Jun 1921 Vol. 15 No. I Pg. 8 Col. I
Mrs. Chas. L. Hemy, of Phoenix, AZ, is here enjoying the beauties of
Kentucky and visiting her husbandÃìs parents at the same time.
Rev. Jesse Criswell, of Florida, is here spending his vacation with his
parents. Jesse is one of the Kelat boys that
everybody is proud of ÄîheÃìs one of
the able preacher of the country and his father and mother are justly proud of
The pen is seldom called into use to chronicle a death more shocking and
appalling in it character than that which occurred Wednesday May 25th, 1921,
about the middle of the afternoon, near our little village. Never did news
travel so fast over the community and county as did the brief and melancholy
tiding that told in a flash the awfulness and sad
ending of Goebel Hedges, coming
to his death by the accidental discard of a shotgun while Äúcrow hunting.Äù
The message spread like wildfire over the entire neighborhood as it by magic,
neighbors, and friends coming in from all points shocked, pained and grieved as
only a people can be grieved when the sudden taking away from their midst of
a noble useful boy, such as was Goebel Hedges. Yes, death has been among us,
and the places that knew Goebel shall know him no more. His death was so
sudden, terrible and unexpected as to be a
tragedy, and the grief of father and
mother, two sisters and brother, so tumultuous as to be almost heart
bursting. That form which we beheld by a few
days since now lies in the silent tomb.
His spirit mingles with the noble army of the justÄîin his death. In all the
large sanctuary of sorrow there is no chamber more sweetly shadowed than that
in which this dear boy reposes, embalmed in the double odors of parental
affection and public love. Goebel throughout his
young life was frank, open and
amiable and good for goodÃìs sake. As a man he had, of course, his faults, all
springing from one root and terminating in none apex, ultimately softening
into a repentant sorrow that was crowned with a pardon by those who knew him.
When considering him along with others of his age, we feel that the analogy of
the sun setting would be apropos: for instance, we have seen this orb
trembling at the gates of the west, reluctantly
disappearing behind the horizon,
but we knew it was to again appear and take its app9ointe place in the
firmament. So it is with Goebel. He is gone to
rise again at the call of Him who
breathed life into his body. William Goebel
Hedges was born Nov. 22nd, 1891, and
died May 25th, 1921. The remains were buried in the little cemetery at Beaver
Baptist, this county, Friday May 27th, 1921 at 2:30 p.m. The funeral was
conducted by Rev. Allen Gibson, assisted by Rev.
W. B. Garriott. The church was
filled to overflowing. Goebel had hosts of friends, as did his parents. To
show reverence and deep friendship, the entire audience arose to its feet as
the remains of the dear boy was brought into the church. Although dead, Goebel
yet speaketh Äî his memory will remain green and
sacred. His loss to us is his
great and everlasting gain. And now that we have lost him let us be so much
more helpful one to another, especially in the things that pertain to the
Kingdom of Heaven. May the sun that ushers in the morn rest with its soft and
mellow light upon the consecrated spot beneath
whose turf forever lies all that
was mortal of one of nature's noblemen, Goebel Hedges.
Falmouth Outlook Friday 10 Jun 1921 Vol. 15 No. I Pg. 8 Col. 7
East Doudton Items
Dave Simpson died near Crittenden May 20th. He was in the same regiment in
the war as John R. Frakes, and Mr. Frakes fought with him in the battle of
Chickamauga. Mr. Simpson was wounded in that battle.
Items of interest to:
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