LATEST HAPPENINGS OF
Sit down by the fire place after supper and
read about the marriages, deaths, accidents and "fust-i-cuffs" of January-February
Tuesday January 1, 1895
MRS. JENNIE DULIN BURKHOLDER of
Crofton, died Wednesday, aged 28 years. An operation was performed by Dr.
Richard Douglass, of Nashville, Tenn., Tuesday for abscess and Mrs. Burkholder
never rallied, dying in great agony. Deceased was a daughter of MR.
JOHN M. DULIN and was held in high esteem by a large circle of friends.
She left an infant just three weeks old.
Wholesale Arrest at Crofton
DEPUTIES H. H. GOLAY and E.P.
WILKINS went to Crofton Sunday armed with a search warrant, and in
company with R.Y. LONG, marshal of that place, arrested LEE ALEXANDER,
MC INTOSHand LAVENA MC INTOSH, all of the Kelly neighborhood
and three brothers named HAMBY of Dawson. They are all white and
five of them are accused of house breaking and grand larceny. A few nights
ago the stores of J.M. KISTNER and F.W. Owen, merchants at Kelly
were burglarized. About $100 worth of goods were found in the possession
of the parties arrested, which were fully identified by MESSRS. KISTNER
and OWENS, as their property. THE HAMBY BOYSclaim that they
were only employed to move the other parties to Dawson and knew nothing
of the character of merchandise packed in their wagons. They were released
on bonds of $100 each, and the other five prisoners were placed in jail
here. The examining trial will be held today by JUDGE BREATHITT.
Broke Up in a Row
Crofton, Ky. Jan 18
A few nights since a dance was given at the
home ofMR. WILLIAM SIZEMOREabout two miles west of Crofton. Some
of the young men present, it seems had partaken to freely of red liquor
and were very noisy and rowdy and as a result PAT LONG and HENRY
SIZEMORE became involved in a difficulty, which resulted in a general
fight. No one was seriously hurt, but the boys appeared before ESQ.
COLLINS today to receive their sentence for what they had done. They
were prosecuted by COUNTY ATTORNEY ANDERSON and defended by ATTORNEY
W.B. BROWN of this place.
Sued for $20,000 Damages
A heavy damage suit for breach of promise
of marriage has been brought againstBARRET E. MC NIGHT of Crofton,
by GEORGE BOWLER, father and next friend of MISS BOALES the
young lady in the case. The suit is for $20,000 and will come up at the
circuit court. JAMES BREATHITT and W. S. WITHERS represent
FERRELL - LONG
MISS MARY LONGof Crofton, was married
to MR. T. H. FERRELL, of the same neighborhood, Sunday.
MATRIMONIAL HANBERY - ROWE
Yesterday at 3 o'clock p.m. at the home of
the bride's mother at Crofton, MISS NOLA DAY ROWE daughter of the
late DR. JAMES ROWE, and JUDGE J. T. HANBERY, of this city
were married, DR. C. H. NASH, performing the ceremony. JUDGE
HANBERY and his law partner MR. FRANK BELL, accompanied by DR.
NASH, went down to Crofton on the morning train and the ceremony was
said in the presence of a few of the friends of the contracting parties.
Few, outside of the Judge's most intimate friends, knew of the fact that
he was entertaining a matrimonial idea and the announcement goes out in
the shape of a surprise to his large list of friends and acquaintance.
His bride is a most attractive young lady, and is exceeding popular in
Crofton society, and has many friends in this city, where she has frequently
visited. JUDGE HANBERY has been City Judge for some time and is
one of the Brightest young attorneys at this bar. He is a fine business
man and is very popular with all. He is a member of the law firm of Hanbery
& Bell, who enjoy an excellent practice in their chosen profession,
and the Kentuckian extends hearty congratulations to the happy couple.
Mr Hanbery and his bride have taken rooms at MRS. RAWL'S, on Liberty
street, where they will board for the present.
MEACHAM - CANNON
MISS SARAH A. CANNON of Marion,
was married to MR. VOLNEY N. MITCHELL a popular young business man
of Crofton, Wednesday. The wedding was a very quiet affair and took place
at the home of the bride's parents. PROF. W. E. GRAY and MISS
LULU CLARK, of Crofton, accompanied MR. MEACHAM down to Marion
and witnessed the happy event. Immediately after the ceremony the couple
left for Crofton where a reception was held in the evening.
Crofton News Notes
V.M. MEACHAM was married this morning
at Marion, Ky. to MISS SARAH CANNON. They arrived this evening,
and a reception was given them at his father's J.M. MEACHAM
MISS LULU CLARKand WILL GRAY
attended the Meacham - Cannon wedding.
MRS. D. M. WOOLDRIDGE of Evansville
is visiting her mother, MRS. ROSE.
MR. HERMAN ROWE of Muhlenberg
county, is visiting relatives here.
MRS. C. M. MANN of Pembroke, is
visiting C. M. DAYand family.
Born, to the wife of J.T. EZELL,
on the 28th, a nine pound girl.
MRS. LOU WEST, of Madisonville
is visiting relatives here.
MISS SALLIE CLARKreturned Sunday
from a visit to MISS JENNIE WINFREE at Casky.
MRS. D. R. BEARD, who suffered
a paralytic stroke a few days ago, is still in a critical condition.
J. H. JOHNSON the well known detective
of the L.& N. railroad, has been promoted to the Knoxville stock division
of the road with headquarters at the Union Station in Louisville.
Quite a large number of young people
were handsomely entertained at the home of MR. GEPORGE W. COLLINS
on South Virginia street Tuesday evening. Refreshments were served and
everything went "as merry as a marriage bell."
MISS FLORENCE RIVES, of Casky,
is visiting friends in the city this week.
MISS SALLIE FORD of Earlington,
is visiting friends in the city.
MISS ESTELLA WILKINS, of Fairview,
is the guest of MISS LENA PYLE this week.
MRS. M. G. RUSE, and daughter,
WILLIE are visiting the family ofREV. J. O. RUSTin Nashville.
REV. C . E. PERRYMAN and wife,
of Cerulean, spent Tuesday visiting friends in the city.
JUDGE BROWN left this morning
for Hickman, Ky., to be absent for several days on legal business.
MRS. R. E. COOPER will return
tomorrow from a visit to relatives in Fredonia.
MR. GUS A. SINGLETON chief of
police of Paducah, was in the city yesterday.
MR. R. E. COOPER returned Wednesday
from a business trip through Crittenden, Lyon and Caldwell counties.
HENRY ROUTE the negro boy whose
hands was shattered by the explosion of a dynamite cartridge in the city
Monday, is getting along very well and the chances are that he will be
out in a few days.
V.L. PENNINGTONdied of pneumonia fever
at his home near Crofton Saturday, aged about 22 years.
MANIER - WINSETT
PROF. J. L. MANIERand MISS DOLLIE
WINSETT, both of the Crofton country came to the city yesterday morning
and were married at the County Clerk's office. ESQUIRE GEORGE M. MYERS
performing the ceremony. The couple left on the 1:05 train for their home.
Both are well known young people and have taught in the county public schools.
A Very Narrow Escape
While PROF. ARMOR, of Crofton, accompanied
by his three children, were driving in a buggy Monday afternoon, the horses
became unruly and ran some distance. The vehicle became uncoupled and all
the occupants were thrown to the ground, but escaped with only a few slight
scratches. The buggy was pretty badly torn up.
Died of Exposure
MR. W. F. MULLEN a well known sawmill
man, of the Crofton neighborhood, was found upon the roadside near his
home Sunday morning in an unconscious condition. He was removed to his
house where he died a few hours later. MR. MULLIN was in Crofton
Friday and left for his home in an intoxicated condition. He did not go
far before he was over come with liquor and laid down near the road side
where he was found as above stated. He was 55 years old and leaves a large
Dock Holland aged about 90 years, died at
his home near Crofton Saturday.
CHEEK - GRACE
MISS MARY J. GRACE daughter of
Mr. James Grace, of the Crofton neighborhood, was married Sunday, to MR.
LARKIN CHEEK a prosperous young farmer of the same country. REV.
CROWE officiating. The wedding took place at the home of the bride's
parents. Both young people are exceedingly popular in North Christian society.