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weekly newspapei publlsfie'd
Mrs. R. I. Knox, Kitty CooEvery Thursday.
per, Martha Carolyn Caudill,
W. P. NOLAN, Editor and Publisher
Eleanor Rae Tolliver, Arthur
MRS. MARTHA M. NOLAN
Business Manager Knox, and John Arnold Day
drove "to Lexington Thursday
Subscription price, $1.50 per year, payable in advance.
to attend the State Musiv
Entered as second class matter August 28. 1907. at the post-offi- Festival, in which these young
at Whitesburg, Kentucky, under the Act of Congress people had a part as members
of August 9th. 1873.
of the Letcher County Band.
The group remained over the
THURSDAY, MAY 14, 1942.
Would Help Cheat
Keep rags and mops
that contain oil or paint stains
On Thursday evening the
members of the Class of 1942
with tickets to our weekly
picture show, and following
this, with an informal party
in the Library.
On Friday at noon, Mrs. Viola Kelley and Mrs. Lucille
Barnett had as their dinner
guests in Mrs. Kelley's home
Rev. W. H. Jackson, of Jackson. Rev. Charles S. Spencer,
Mrs. W. L. Cooper, and Misses
Margaret E. McNeill and
Jennie Lee Crafton.
the bountiful meal and the
cordial hospitality of their
kirirhiti of Wat
We desire to take this method of thanking everyone who
in any way assisted in the
burial of our father and brother Moses Caudill, and all
those who sent the beautiful
floers, offered words of consolation or rendered any aid
We especially desire to
thank Stephen Caudill for
standing by our father and
employing him for the past
several months wfien he was
really unable to do but very
little work; for the tender
care shown in his. home during our trying hour, for furnishing the casket and for
the many other things which
he did without the asking.
Our thanks go to Elds. G. Bennett Adams, W. S. Akers, T.
R. Collier and Kirby Ison for
consoling words and beautiful
funeral services; to Archie
Craft for his pains-takin- g
of the body; to the ladies who
prepared the meals and waited on the crowd, and to any
and all others who contributed in the least to our comfort
during our sad hours. May
God bless each and every one
in covered metal containers.
"Guard against accumulations of rubbish anywhere, especially in attic or basement.
While all of us hope that "Be sure cigarette and cigar
our homes will not be fired stumps and pipe ashes are
by incendiary bombs from entirely out before disposing
enemy airplanes, it is wise to of them.
practice a few simple precau"Always disconnect
tions that will help control
any such fires, according to when you leave them, if only
suggestions made today by D. for a minute.
R. Peel, State fire Marshal of
"Use only electrical equipKentucky.
ment as approved by Under"The most important thing writers' Laboratories, Inc.
to remember," he said, "is to
"Never, under any circumavoid keeping unnecessary stances, use such inflammable
materials that may provide liquids as gasoline, naphtha hostesses.
fuel for fire. This is particu- or benzine for cleaning purMisses Mary L. Ervin and
larly true of attics,"" which poses.
Nancy Boyd, and Mrs. Gor- of you.
would be the most likely part "Keep matches out of the don Disney were guests of Mr.
of a house to be penetrated reach of small children.
and Mrs. John D. W. Collins
by an incendiary bomb
"Make sure all gas connec- at supper Friday evening. VisCARD OF THANKS
"We keep Aunt Mary's tions are rigid and tight. Don't its in this hospitable home
We wish to take this methgraduation dress, father's first use rubber or other flexible are always very much enjoyod of thanking every one who
long pants, baby's first shoes tubing.
helped in any wayduring the
and many other such things
"Place an iron screen with
Several of our boarding stuold trunks, or even loose, a fine mesh in front of the dents had the pleasure of trips sickness and death of our dear
mother, Mrs. Cordia Bates,
home for the week-enwho passed away last Friday.
"Many of us also have stacks
Miss Julia Phillips, who is
especially want to thank
of old magazines in our attics
now at the Phillips home at We Bach, Crawford and Dr.
Bear Creek, North Carolina, Wright for their efforts to
look at again. Why not sell
made a short visit to her fam- save her. Also the preachers
Mrs. Pearl Herring is visit- ily here last week.
them? Or, if they are fairly
for their consoling words and
recent numbers, send them to ing her parents, Mr. and Mrs.
the neighbors for their many
S. L. Bastin.
the recreation centers set up
Martha Jane Potter and Camp Branch News kind acts in this our hour of
for the armed forces.
trial. We want to especially
should take spare clothes out mother had the following
The Mother's Day picnic thank TheCoca-Col- a
of the attic and hang them in dinner guests Sunday: Mr.
and Mrs. Lute Hall, Neon; which was to have been held Company for the beautiful
shades, picture frames and Mrs. Nancy Hall, Neon; Mr. on the lawn of Mrs. Susan floi-a- offering.
Crase's home last Sunday had
all ntVipr nrnnhiistihlps should and Mrs. Sherman Quillen,
And The Other Children.
......... TUn nfti'n Jackhorn; Mrs. Bill Edmis-to- to be held indoors because of
and Martha Jananne and cold weather. Besides Mrs.
that is entirely bare of such
things is the one that cheats Eva Dean of Mayking; Mr. Crase, those present included
the fire bomb. Cleanliness and Mrs. E. C. Potter, and Mrs. Lizzie Lucas and family, Mrs. W. J. Caudill, Marie
Fredand orderliness should pre- Elizabeth Lee; Mr. and Mrs. Mr. and Mrs. Leonard Hard-burl- Caudill, and Jim Caudill
ericks and family of
Milton Hall, Mayking; Mr.
vail throughout the house.
spent Saturday in Bonnie
and Mr. and Mrs. Ker-m- it Blue, Va., with Mr. and Mrs.
and Mrs. Richard Quillen,
Lucas of Mayking.
Hazard; Robert Leo Tolliver,
Pat Patterson and Mr. and
Hazard; Mrs. Ollie Tolliver
Henry Holbrooks of Mrs. Less Caudill Both famJohn
"People in inland
cities and Eleanor Ray and J. W. Thornton is working on Camp ilies formerly lived here.
might think such precautions of Neon; Mr. and Mrs. J. S. Branch this week, and staying
Van Dixon, Junior Stricklin
are riot necessary, but clutter- Holbrook, Millstone; Martha with his brother, Ben Hol- and Walton Back spent Satured attics are breeding grounds Anne Holbrook, Millstone; brooks, and his family.
day at Hall High School.
for fires under normal condi- Mrs. Sarah Tolliver, Neon;
Knob, near" Harlan
Wilgus, Carl, and Alpha Grays
tions. Sparks from faculty Ollie Blevins and Edna Benc-le- Bowens were members of a where tney took a civil serchimneys can stant a fire just
party of fifteen accompany- vice examination prior to takas readily as an incendiary
Mrs. Curt Polly is very sick ing Mr. and Mrs. Fred Bow-en- s ing a course in radio mechanbomb. Every one in every and at present is in the Flemand family of Breedings ics offered there by the Govhousehold should observe ing Hospital.
Creek last Saturday night on ernment.
fliese 'ten commandments' of
Mrs. W. B. Hall, William a motor trip to Renfro Valley,
Mr. and Mrs. Denver Adfire prevention:
Walter sn3 Charles Hall spent near Mt. Vernon, Ky. The ams of Neon spent the week
"Keep chimneys, stoves a few "days in Lexington this party attended
the radio end with Mr. and Mrs.
and furnaces clean, and in week.
broadcast, and then drove
good repair. Never force a
Mr. and Mrs. B. M. Potter home by way of Berea, Ky.
Mrs. W. W". Buckhold spent
heating plant. Call a heating and family have returned
Saturday in Hazard.
from a visit to their son, Sam The Sunday School at the Mr. and Mrs. Raymond Hol-lin- s,
"Empty ashes into metal Potter in Charleston, West Bowens Schoolhouse will reJareFSparkman, Troy
sume its regular hour for Hollins, Gleen Back, Orville
meeting next Sunday, namely, Newman, and Ira Hodge atA.
EXAMPLES OF OLD-AG- E
INSURANCE 10Pvt. M., Central War Time. show in the "Cousin Saturday
Ed Rictiardson has
been home this week on a night.
brief furlough from Fort BenMrs. Caroline C. Webb is
Average Monthly Wages
Monthly Benefit Payments to
jamin Harrison, Ind.
the guest of her daughter,
Mr. and Mrs. John Caudill Mrs. W. M. Rogers, this week.
Worker & Wife Widow & 3 Children
received a shipment of more Martha Carolyn Caudill at5 Years' Coverage:
than a thousand day-ol- d
tended the Band Festival in
chicks a week ago. and have Lexington this past week end
on as a member of the County
gone into chicken-raisin- g
a large scale.
band at Stuart Robinson.
The old Regular Baptists
Jim Back, Steve Dixon, and
10 Years' Coverage;
held church in the Bowens C. B. Caudill spent several
Schoolhouse last Saturday and days last week in Bristol.
Sunday with a very good at- Tenn.
tendance of members, visitand Miss
ing preachers, and friends.
Ruth Spradling of Lees ColAndrew and Ballard Clay lege were the guests of Mr.
and families paid Mother's and Mrs. "W. M. Collins and
Mr. "A" recently became 65 and retired after earning an Day visits at the home of
average of $100 per month for the past five years. He had their parents, Mr. and' Mrs. Mrs. Arlie Drake the
two young children. He will draw $26.00 per month for him- James M. Clay.
self, for the rest of his life, and $13.00 per month for each of The "Bible Class which has Bascom Stamperrelatives U. S.
the children; a total of $52.00 per month. (The payments for been meeting Tuesdays at the Navy stationed somewhere on
Ihe children are stopped at age 18) .
home of Mrs. G. G. Reed will the Pacific Coast, will be glad
Mr. "B" died in April. 1942, having earned an average of .meet hereafter on Thursdays to hear he is safe and well. He
$100 per month for the past five years. He left a widow and at the usual hour.
is the son of Mrs. W. M. Colthree young children. The family will draw a total of $53.00 .. Verta Profitt and Jack lins of this place and has been
have recently won J in the service for six years,
Mr. "C" also died in April. He had made good wages, Bibles in the Saturday" Bible r Mr. and Mrs. John Back of
having averaged $150 per month. He was survived by a Club which meets in the home Cody were the guests of Mrs.
widow and three children. This family now receives a total of Mrs. Reed.
(Jim Whitaker and family
of $63.00 per month Social Security Benefits.
Bennie Craft is building two Sunday.
Four children, or a widow and three children, can draw rooms and a back porch onto Mr. and Mrs. W. G. Wamp-le- r
the full amount which may be paid in case of death of the the house occupied by Tiis
spent the week end in
family and Mrs.. Dicy Taylor. Pikeville with Mr. and Mrs.
The above are actual cases handled by the Social Security
Mrs. Lenville Thomas and Bill Hardee and Mr. and Mrs.
Board, Field Office, Hazard. Ky., by Mr. J. E. Treadway; Man- Mrs. John Richardson are Tom Rainey. While there
ager. Mr, Treadway will be glad to talk to organizations
both wearing new glasses. they talked by telephone to
further information, or to furnish booklets giving more Carl Bowens acquired a pair their son Herman who is in
not long ago, also.
Ft. Crockett, Texas.
The War Savings Staff of
the U. S. Treasury, Mr. Ben
Williamson, Jr., Ashland,
State Chairman, Mr. S. A.
Phillips. State Administrator,
Louisville, Ky., announce the
appointment of T. D. Snyder
as Chairman of Letcher County War Savings Committee.
Mr. J. S. Bate, Jr., Deputy
Administrator, was in Jenkins conferring with the Chairman and his executive committee relative to the organiThe
zation for the county.
duties of the Letcher County
War Savings- Committee will
be to promote and stimulate
the. sale of bonds and stamps
to every man, woman and
child in Letcher County and
to let each and every man,
woman and child in the county have a sense of direct participation in the defense of
their country and at the same
time make an investment in
the safest investment in the
world today, namely, the United States of America.
The United States must
have an army large enough to
carry the battle to the Axis
anywhere and everywhere; a
Navy to span two oceans and
all the waters between;, merchant ships, planes, tanks,
motorcycles, scout cars, and a
score of other transportation
More and still more munitions will be needed, more
guns, more textiles for uniforms; more buildings for
greater plant" capacity; adequate housing for millions of
troops and civilian workers;
public utility services, stores,
laundries" hospitals an unending succession of accoutrements of relentless war.
War is never cheap but every conquered nation in Europe bears mute and tragic
proof that it is a thousand
times cheaper to win than to
Lettdf to the Editor
May 2, 1942.
Editor Mountain Eagle:
Thanks for sending me The
Mountain Eagle. Of course 1
appreciate hearing and getting
the Eagle and the good Old
Kentucky news. All of the
boys here from Kentucky like
to help me read the paper.
Well we are ready to whip the
So there isn't very much to
write about. All of the boys
afe in good health.
I get letters from my sister
who lives at McRoberts, Ky.,
Mrs. Ocie Whitt. She is the
only one I have to write to.
Mother's Day is coming and
I am very much grieved because Mother can't be in this
world to know I am fighting
for jny country and freedom.
God bless my mother's soul.
I will now close. Glad to
know The Mountain Eagle
flies over the world.
SGT. ORVAL W. SUBLETT,
With the U. S. Army.
Rev A. D. Houglin, Paston
The Secretary of Agricul-ture, Claude Wickard, has
asked that June be selected as
Dairy Month and that every
effort be made to increase
sales of milk and milk products. This is necessary, because of huge supply of these
products on hand and necessity of maintaining milk pric- es so that farmers will continue production increases.
The slogan adopted is "Victory Demands Healthy Arner-- ,
icans" and Governor Keen
Johnson has been selected as
Honorary Chairman of the
Kentucky June Dairy Month
All types of chain stores are
cooperating by featuring milk
products in window displays,
advertising, luncheon counters and store'displays.
An intensified campaign
will be carried on in Kentucky
because of the importance of"
dairying in the State.
A birthday party was given at Mr. and Mrs. W. R. Sexton's Saturday on Yozl of
Sandlick. The family of Mr.
and Mrs. Sextons 4re all
Church School, present as well as many of
Mrs. J. B. Hilsenbeck, Super- their friends.
Miss Rae Sexton rc'urned
II A. M. Morning Service. from Hazard hospital last
6:45 P. M. Methodist Fel- Wednesday after an operation
and is doing fine. She spent
8:00 P. M. Evening service. the week end with her sister,
Spiritual Defense is an es- Mrs. W. R. Sexton.
sential as National Defense. Jordan Niqce is in the army
Show your patriotism by go- service at Camp Wallace Tex.
ing to Church Sunday.
He has been there for several
Maggie Smith, formerly of Mr. and Mrs. W. R. Sexton
Whitesburg is now an employe spent Sunday afternoon in
Glass Hazard Hospital visiting Dov-i-e
Factory in Baltimore, Md.
10 A. M.
DR. RAYMOND B. FINE
Recognizing that this is a
people's war, the government
comes to America's 50,000,000
wage earners to help it foot
the stupendous bill. It is asking them to invest in a share
of the country's freedom by
signing up for War Savings
Bonds NOW, to do so REGU- J
COMPLETE OPTICAL SERVICE
LARLY ou of current earnWeak, tired eyes caused by eyestrains as well as headaches
ings, and to do so MORE
can be relieved by properly fitted, glasses. Dr. Fine Invites
you to discuss your eye problems with him.
The goal: 100 per cent parIN NEON EVERY WEDNESDAY AT SHORTS STUDIO
ticipation for the duration
on a regular and constantly S
Mala Office, Hazard. Ky.
greater scale. The slogan:
Make every payday Bond day.
Mr. Snyder states that he
will as rapidly as possible announce the various subcommittees and just as soon as his
YOUR PERSONAL ACCOUNTS' SHOULD BE
organization is completed,
be announced thru
AS MODERN AS YOUR BUSINESS
Mr. Snyder states that he
is quite confident the people
man who pays cash is
of Letcher County will, in
necessarily subjected to the fear and risk
war effort, as they
this all-ohave in the past, do their
of robbery. Complete protection is yours
share and has assured the
at The Bank of Whitesburg.
state organization that there
will be no doubt as to the
CANCELED CHECKS ARE YOUR PROTECTION!
all-oeffort of the people of
Letcher County in this proCanceled checks are inviolate receipts of
be the title of the statewide
religious program being conducted by the Kentucky
Sunday, May 24, and the
theme hymn will be "Faith of
Our Fathers," it was announced today by H. I. Miranda,
Lexington, Executive Director for the commission.
Ministers of all churches are
requested to dedicate their
morning service to the state's
Sesquicentennial, by dramatizing the history of their denomination, bringing to light
the constructive part the outstanding men of character
played in the founding of our
Mrs. W. P. Drake, of Bowling Green, the commissions
of the religious
program, reveals that the first
religious service held in Kentucky was at Boonesborough
under a great elmby the Reverend John Lythe, in May,
By simply retaining your can-
celed checks, you avoid
the risk of forgot-
A MAXIMUS OF PROTECTION AT MINIMUM COST!
THE BANK OF WHITESBURG
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If you want to avoid the hours of prepar- ation and cooking and skip the cleaning
up job7bring the family to MOTHER
CRAFT'S for a delicious meal in pleas- ant surroundings.
MOTHER CRAFT'S RESTAURANT