THE MOUNTAIN EAGLE, WHITESBURG, KENTUCKY
Seniors Go To
by Cinda Sparkmon
On Monday, March 23, eight
of us Seniors, Mr. Hall, our
principal, Mrs. Hall, Mr.
Adams, our basketball coach
and Mr- - and Mrs. Hall's son
set out on the journey we had
been eagerly awaiting for
some time. We left Whites-bur- g
about 7:00 o'clock Monday morning in Mr. Hall's and
Mr. Adams cars- The day
was a dreary one, but the im- you would have got-- 1
ten from us would be, "It was
a beautiful day."
After driving all day
throueh our neighboring state
Virginia, we decided to spend
the night in the Sycamore Hill
Motor Court at Warrenton,
The next morning we came
out with the'chickens to go the
other few miles to our destination Washington, D. C.
After parking the cars in a
parking lot for the day and
night we started our sightseeing tour. The first place
we visited was the White,
House. Such beauty, I
never seen before. As we left
the building one boy joking- -
One of our most breathtaking places was the Library
of Congress. We saw the historical papers, such as personal letters written by our
presidents, the Bill of Rights,
and many others.
Next we came to the Supreme Court Building. The
court was not in session, but
we saw inside the room.
From there we went to the
bureau of printing and engraving. It was interesting to
know how and where our
money that we spend is made.
About . $44 million dollars are
e ln one
0ur last stoP f or the day
s the Capitol Building,
There were hundreds of in-Cresting things to see in this
building, but some of the most
important ones were: the
paintings of the famous Italian
painter, Bermidi; the Senate
Building and the House of
pointed out where some of the
important men sat in the Senate. We saw the beautiful
miniature capitol building.
The most interesting thing of
the capitol building was a
room filled' with statutes sent
in by each state (Kentucky
had sent the statue of Henry
iiy). in mis room mere
was a certain spot on which
you could stand and hear
News from Indiana
her, asked her to move back. comb and family of Ulvah visiting with his mother Mrs. Miss Hester Watts spent
They told her they missed her Sunday.
Nancy Ann Crase over the Saturday night with Corcie
The son of Mrs. Dewey
Hampton is in Japan now, but greatly after she moved to Misses Corcie Lee and Mae week end.
Whitaker spent Friday night
hopes to be back in the states
with Mr. and Mrs. R. B.
Burley Childers, the son of
Mr. Loyal and Bradley spent
DR. L. N. PEARLMAN
Fred and Etta 'Childers is in
a few hours Sunday with Jerry
VictorviUe, Calif and is plan
Mr. Spencer Halcomb of
ning to come home on a Dayton, Ohio, was visiting Wayne Whitaker.
Miss Inus and Euna Mae
furlough in June. He hopes with his family over the week
Whitaker were visiting with
to be home for his birthday. end.
Above Major's Store
their sister in Lexington over
Mr. and Mrs. Glenn Whit-ake- r the week end.
Mrs. Etta Childers of Edin-burHAZARD,
and family and Mr. and
Ind., went to Kentucky
last week, she spent one night Mrs. James Birchfield and Mr. Mr. and Mrs. Willie Bradley
with Mrs. John Kiser of and Mrs. Adron Mitchell were of Gordon, were visitine with
Thornton, Ky., and also spent visiting with Mr. and Mrs. tneir son. Mr. and Mrs- - Odas
two nights with her daughter Alamander Whitaker and fam- Bradley
Watts returned home with
ily over the week end.
at McRoberts, Ky. Mrs Vir.
gil Lee Polly.
Mrs. Lizirifc Halcomb and
Miss Loretta Canrobell snent
Mrs. Childers also went to James Edward and Charles
Roxana, Ky., to see her friends Truman Halcomb were visit- Sunday with Ora Whitaker.
they were all glad to see ing with Mrs. Luther Hal- - Mr. and Mrs. Tilden Crase
and family of Dunham, were
ers want to see where their
money went-- go to the White
House." But we would not also saw the
want less for the home of the but weren't allowed in. room,
leader of our country, would
After we left the Capitol,
After we left the president's we registered at the Annahome, we decided to hire a polis Hotel. That evening
guide to take us to the most we went out to a movie at the
famous places. Our next stop Apex Theater and saw "The
was the Washington Monu- Quiet Man."
ment. There I think some of The next morning we left
the group learned a lessor, Washington and visited in
never walk up 889 steps to Virginia. We saw the tomb
save the elevator fare of a of the Unknown Soldier and
dime you will waste more the home of George Washing-ton- .
shoe leather. It was really
Many of his belongings
something to look out the win- were to be seen including the
dows and see all over Wash- bed in which he died.
ington, D. C, and to know
We left Mt. Vernon and
that beautiful city holds mil- started toward home. We
lions of secrets of our great stopped at a motel in Wyth-vill- e,
Va-- , and spent the night,
Our next stop was at the returning home the next day.
Smithsonian Institute. And The trip to Washington did
cto give you some idea of how something to us seniors- It
large it was, our guide told made us realize and underus that if you stood before stand more about our great
each item one minute, eight country. It made us appreci
nours a day, seven days a ate what we have. Maybe
week, that you would be in this trip even inspired us to
there 75 years. It was really do something to make our
interesting to see the first air country even greater than it(
planes, cars, etc.
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LETCHER COUNTY COURT
ELECTION TO ALLOW THE SALE OF ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES IN JENKINS, LETCHER COUNTY, KENTUCKY.
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THURSDAY. APRIL 16, 1953
A petition requesting the calling of an election for the purpose of taking the sense of the people of Jenkins, Letcher County, Kentucky, as to the discontinuance of the application of Kentucky Revised Statutes 242.210 to 242.430 to the City of Jenkins, Letcher County, Kentucky, and to permit the sale of alcoholic beverages in said City, having been filed in this Court on the
2nd day of February, 1953, and it appearing to the Court that
Kentucky Revised Statutes 242.020, makes it the duty of the
Court to direct an election upon said subject to be held in the
City of Jenkins, Letcher County, Kentucky, it is now ordered
and directed that an election be held on Saturday, April 25,
1953 in each and every precinct of the City of Jenkins, Letcher
County, Kentucky. It is further ordered and directed that the
proposition to be voted upon shall be stated on a ballot without
emblems and two spaces shall be left upon the right side of the
ballot, one for votes favoring the proposition, to be designated
by the word "YES", and one for the votes opposing it, to be designated by the word "NO". And there shall be placed upon the
ballot tHis question.
"ARE YOU IN FAVOR OF THE SALE OF ALCOHOLIC
BEVERAGES IN THE CITY OF JENKINS?"
The Clerk of this Court shall, within five days hereafter deliver a properly certified copy of this order to the Sheriff of Letcher County, Kentucky.
It is further ordered that the Sheriff fulfill the duties imposed
upon him by KRS 242.040, and that he make a written report of
his performance of said duties to this Court.
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This 13 day of February, 1953.
ROBERT B. COLLINS,
Judge, Letcher County Court.
STATE OF KENTUCKY,
COUNTY OF LETCHER,
I, Charlie Wright, Clerk of the County Court within and for
the County aforesaid, certify that the foregoing is a true, accu-
rate and correct copy of an Order as appears of record in Coun459-46ty Court Order Book 19, at Pages
records of my office.
Given under my hand this 13th day of February, 1953.
Clerk, Letcher County Court.