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THE BOURBON NEWS, PARIS, KENTUCKY, OCTOBER 8, 1912.
Albert Dunham Commits Suicide
Chas. Albert Dunham.aged 54 years,
died yesterday morning about 4:30
o'clock from the effect of strychnine
poison taken with suicidal intent at
the home of his brother, Mr. W. E.
Dunham, who resides on the farm of
Mr. Dan Peed, on the Cynthiana pike
The cause of the rash act of Mi.
Dunham is unknown, although about a
year ago he threatened suicide and a
close watch had been kept over him bv
the members of his brother's family.
However, he gave no intimation of his
intentions before he took his life.
Yesterday morning his brother heard
him in his room and a few minutes
later he was called to him. On enter
ing the room he found Lhis brother ly
ing on the bed, apparently in great
agony. He told him of his act and
directed him to a glass on the wash
star dwhich contained a small quantity
of water and a box which had contain
ed the deadly poison.
' In. a few minutes Mr. Dunham sank
into unconsciousness and died before
medical aid could reach him. ' Dr. J.
T. Brown, of Paris, was summoned,
but life bad been extinct tor some
time before he arrived: Coroner Ku
dolph Davis, of this city, was notified
of the suicide and he went to the Dun
ham home where he conducted an in
vestigation. Mr. Dunham was a native ot Brown
countv. Ohio, and moved to this sec
tion about twenty years ago, where he
has been engaged in cultivating to
bacco in both Bourbon and Clark coun
ties. Besides his brother with whom
he resided, he is survived by two sis
ters, Mrs. W. S. McDonald, of Win
chester, and Mrs. A. T. Edwards, of
The remaiDS will be taken to Win
chester this morning for burial in the
The luneral procession will leave the
house this morning at 11 o'clock and
arriving at Winchester the funeral
services will be held at the grave in
the Winchester cemetery at 2 o'clock.
$50.00 TO $100.00 A MONTH
For your .spare time Experience not need
ed. "Want an active man in this locality.
To introduce us to your friends. We pay
largest cash benefits when sick, injured,
and at death, for smallest cost. Free-Insurance
and Cash-Bonus offer to first ap
plicant from this place. Write quick for
THE I-L-U 835, Covington, Ky.
Honor Roll for August.
Following is the honor 'roll for th
month of September for the Paris pjb-e
lie school :
Ermine Lykin392, Isabelle Talbott
90, Rozana Ruttencutter 90, Harry
Sprowl 91, Ruth Perkins 91, Darrell
Leonard Fronk 90, Margaret Hill 90,
Elizabeth Lilleston 90, Bertha King 90,
Christine Thomas 90, Edrie Cooke 90,
Thelma Payne 90, Katherine Woodard
90, Ruth Wheeler 90.
Virginia Hancock 92, Mary Frances
Burns 92, Edward Paton 91, Keller
Larkin 91, Rubv Lee Hall 90, Nannette
Arkle 90, Earl Aker 90, Hiatfc Hubbard
Etta Evans 91, Elmer Burnett 90.
Eva Chappell 91, Anna Rutherford
Duncan 92, Herbert Myers 91, Francis
McCarthy 92, Hazel Myers 92, Charles
Padgett 91, Hilda Taylor 90, Nancy
Viola Ockman 91, Ola Cassity 92,
Bessie King 91, Sidney Linville 92,
- Eugene Moore 90, Lena Snapp 92,
Thelma Thomas 90, Virginia Thompson
92, Lola May Wilburn 90.
GeraldineHerrin 93, Rankin Mastin
93, Dorothy Harris 92, Alma Louise
Goldstine 92, JBessie Owens 91, Llewylln
Hughes 91, Julius Hernck 91, Collins
Hall 91, Robert Hall 91, James Arn
sparger 91, Hugh Scott 90, Elizabeth
Julia Roberts 90, Ida Mae Snapp 92,
Dorothy Tingle 90.
Victor O'Neal 90, Eunice Gifford 92,
Ussery Taul 90, Olive Snapp 90, Til
ford Burnett 91, Ann Meglone 91,
Hattie Neal 94, John Dundon 93,
Robert Burnett 93, Christine McCord
91, Charles Grinnan 90, Lillie Kennev
93, Rene Clark 90.
Irene Alexander 90, Ida Mae Ander
son 91, Aurel Campbell 91, Elmeta
Hinton 90, Martha Settle 93, Madge
. Taylor 95. Preston Bales 90, Eugene
Lair 92, William Mclnfire 90, Stanley
Vernitta Baldwin 91, Eleanor Lytle
91, Maude Taylor 97, Luther Bishop 91,
John C. Clay 93, D. Turney Clay 93,
Forrest Letton 93, C. B. McShane 93.
John T. Redmon 92, Catherine
Meglone 91, Sallie Crowe 90, Mayme
Flanders 90, Hattie Hughes 90, Eliza
beth Hall 90, Ethel Harper 90, Minnie
Kiser90J Frances Settle 90, Gladys
Freih weinerwurst and fine horse
radish. Let us have your order. We
can especially recommend both.
4 2t JOHN SAUER.
Valuable Mare Returned.
A valuable brood mare which was
taken from the farm of Col. E.F. Clay
several days ago. was returned Friday
morning by, an elderly gentleman from
Fleming county. It was thought the
znarfe had been stolen and a search was
made for the thief by the police of this
city and Flemingsburg. It is Baid the
mare waslridden away by a young man
who had been working in the neighbor-
jkkkj, ana wno. Becoming nomesicK,
took the mare'fronr the field and rode
, .her to his hoae.
Attempt to Break Jail.
Three white men confined in the
county jailawaiting the action of the
Bourbon county grand jury, made an
unsuccessful attempt to escape Thurs
day evenintr, but their plan was upset
by.Oailer Joe Fans, who detected their
The men implicated In the plot to es
cape are Mat Simpson, charged with
breaking into the drug store of Glarke
& Co., Cash Crowe, held on a larceny
charge, and Charley Leggs, who was
arrested for operating a "surething"
game at the Bourbon Fair.
A piece of iron, which had been re
moved from one of the beds furnished
an implement with which the men pried
loose a large stone between the win
dows in the large corridor to which
they had access. Evidently they had
worked upon the Dlan of escape at reg
ular intervals and the cutting around
the stone occupied three or four davs.
Their efforts no doubt would have
been crownedjwith successhad not Jail
er Farris detected a bed quilt hanging
on the wall where. the men had been at
work and on investigation found the
stone was almost ready tc.fall from its
The opening in the wall would have
given the men access to the jail yard
and their escape could have been com
pleted in only a short time. When
the men were questioned about the
job , and denied "all knowledge of it
until Leggs, weakening, told the offi
cials that Crowe was responsible for
the attempted escape. After making
this admission Leggs begged to be sep
arated from Crowe for fear of an at
tempt on his life.
The three prisoners were locked in
separate cells and a close watch will
be kept on them in the future.
The very latest things in fall and
winter hats now on display at our
store. All the -new shades Stone
grey, Chine mixed grey, tobacco
brown, goldenlbrown, redwood mixed,
olive, ebony, etc.
24 tf MITCHELL & BLAKEMORE.
Go to Feld's and get your school
shoes for boy'?, misses and children.
Satisfaction guraaoteed. tf
L. & N. Wins Damage Suit.
The Louisville and Nashville Rail
road Company obtained a verdict in its
favor in the Nicholas Circuit Court in
the suifof W. T. Clark, administrator
of Willi3 Ray Clark, against it for $25,
000 damages. The suit was the result
of young W. R .Clark, being run over
and killed by a train in 'Harrison
county August 27 last. The court
gave a neremptoryinstruction for de
fendant at the conclusion of plaintiff's
Carpets and Rugs.
Come to the carpet and rug store if
you want something nice at reason
able prices. Large stock to select
from. No shop-worn patterns, all new.
x J. T. HINTON.
Teachers' Institute Closes.
g The Bourbon County Teachers' In
stitute closed a week of unusual inter
est Fridav afternoon. The Institute
had been in session in the county court
room since Monday morning. Rev. E.
M. Lightfoot opened the institute Fri
day morning with devotional exercises,
and delightful talks were given during
the day by Dr. Mutchler, of Bowling
Green, on "Agriculture." Pj:of. Coates
of Fiankfort. on "Standardizing and
Language," and Dr. McKenzie on
"Letter Writing and Composition."
Mrs. Nannie G. Faulconer, superin
tendent the Fayette county schools,
and-Mrs. R. B. Hutchcraft. of the lo
cal School Improvement League, talked
entertainingly to the teachers. A
pleasing feature of the exercises was
the vocal music, and in their resolu
tionsfthe teachers acknowledged the
pleasure afforded them by Prof. A . H.
Morehead and his wife, who, though
busy people, showed their interest by
contributing unusual musical selec
tions. Dr. McKenzie also gave some
charming songs. The resolutions ac
knowledged the efforts of the County
Superintendent, Mis Mabel Robbing,
toward the success of the meeting,
and are as follows :
We, the teachers of Bourbon County
being assembled in Institute, otter the
tollowing resolutions: '
1. We wish to express to our Coun
ty Superintendent, Miss Mable Rob
bins, our appreciation df her efforts
toward preparing for us this feast of
thought which' has so bountifully been
spread before us during the entire
Also, we wish to thank her for the
encouragement and co operation she
gives to us as teachers.
Resolved That we thank the fol
lowing speakers for their many encou
raging words to us : Mr. Roscoe Gil
more Stoll, of Richmond ; Dr. Mulch
er, of Bowling Green ; Prnf. Grin
stead, of Cincinnati : Mr. T. J. Coates,
of Franfort; Miss Linda Neville, of
Lexington, and Mrs. McClure, or
Resolved That the teachers ot
Bourbon County endorse the Normal
at Richmond and State Uni"ersity at
That we, as teachers, do everything
in our power to get every punil in
We wish to express our sincere
thanks to those who have taken part
in the music during the Institute. We
feel very greatful to Mr. and Mrs.
Morehead for the beautiful songs with
which thev favored us. Especially did
we appreciate and wish to thank Dr.
Mackenzie for the sweet song which
he so beautifully rendered.
The following teachers attened the
Institute: Misses Lorella A. Aulick.
Anna Burns, Jennie Miller, Susie Clav,
Hazel Kerr, Lola Gray, Jessie Mae
Ockerman, Mayo OHiver, Jessie
ReevPB. Jennie Howard, Mattie .Neal,
Besie Miller, Elizabeth Cornish, JMar
thf Evans, Daisey Dettwiler,-Sue Ar
nold, Emma Bryan, Lillian Mason,
Belva Hill, Sadie Clarke, Virgil Cor
nish, Bessie Talbott, Margaret Leni
han, Virgania Crutcher, Mary Gorham,
Alma T: Rice, Ada Bivins, Kizzie
May McDaniels, Ruth Stirman, Drusie
Elliott. Nannie D. Clarke, Mrs. Hattie
C. Ardery, Mrs. Annie f. Doty and
Messrs Stanley R. Thomas, C. A. Ellis
and B. M. Roberts.
Mr. Thomas Slattery, aged 22
years, died at the Wilson Hospital in
Mavsville Saturdav morning at 1 :20
o'clock following a week's illness of
pneumonia. He was a son of the late
Mr. and Mrs. Michael Slattery, of
Tuckahoe, Mason countv. and was an
excellent young man. He is survived
by nine brothers and one sister, among
them bemir Mr. Ed Slattery, of this
city. The remains were taken to his
latS home Saturday morning and the
funeral was held yesterday morning
at 9 o'clock from St. Patrick's church
in Maysville. The interment took
place in the Catholic cemetery at
Washington, Mason county.
Mr. A.C. Glenn, aged about fifty
three years, died at his home in Chat
tanooga, Tenn., yesterday morning at
eight o'clock, after a three-months'
illness. Death was due to hejart dis
ease. Mr. Glenn was well known in Bour
bon County, having married Miss Bes
sie Redmon, daughter of Mr. and Mrs.
Joseph Redmon, of near Paris. v He
had often visited here wilh his wife,
and was planning to spend the summer
with Mr. and Mrs. Redmon when tak
He is survived by his wife. Mr. and
Mrs. Redmon were at his bedside
when the end came. The burial will
take place in Chattanooga.
Mr. O. V. McKenney, aged 27
years, died at the home of his parents.
Mr. and Mrs. G. N. McKenney, on
Pleasant street Sunday morning about
4:30 o'clock after a protracted illness.
Last fall Mr. McKenney suffered an
attack ot typhoid fever, from the
effects of which he never recovered,
his illness leaving his heart affected
and which waB the direct cause of his
Mr. McKenney had been an employe
of the Louisville and Nashville railroad
for aboutsix years, and was a very
industrious young man, being a val
ued employe, and had a large circle of
Beisdes'his parents, he is survived
by four brothers. C. O. McKenney, of
Corbm. A. R. McKenney and D. H.
McKenney. of Paris, and L. W. Mc
Kenney, of Covington, two sisters,
Mrs. Ed Brown, of Garrard county,
and Mrs. J. W. Brandenburg, of Win
chester. The funeral will he held from the
family residence en Pleasant street
this afternoon at 3 o'clock, conducted
by Rev. E. M. Lightfoot of the Bap
tist Church. Burial in the Paris ceme
tery. The pall-bearers will be Clyde Tyree.
Emmett Howard, J. B. Snapp, J. F.
Trisler, James Moreland and Harry
The following handsomely engrav
ed invitation has been received by
friends and relatives in Paris:
Mrs1. Fannie G. Talbott
announces the marriage of her daughter
Mr. Charles Weston Miller
WedneEdav, September twenty-fifth
nineteen hundred and twelve
At home after October tenth,
Miss Talbott formerly lived in Paris
and was one of our most popular soci
ety young ladies being of a beautiful
blonde type and having a most lovable
Mrs. Henrietta Taylor Ford and
Mr. Joseph G. Mitchell, both of this
city, were united in marriage at the
Sinton Hotel, in Cincinnati, Saturday
afternoon. The ceremony was w t
nessed by several friends. The bride
was accompanied by her aunt, Mrs.
W. W. Evans, of Lexington. The
bride was handsomely gowned and
wore a corsage bouquet of violets and
lillies of the valley.
The bride, who is a daughter of Mr.
and Mrs. Newton Taylor, of this city,
is a pretty and attractive young
woman with many admirers. Mr.
Mitchell is the only son of Mr. and
Mrs. Newton Mitchell, of Paris.and is
a prominent young business man. be
ing connected with the banking firm of
George Alexander &JCo.
Mr. and Mrs. Mitchell returned from
Cincinnati Sunday night and lor the
present are making their home with
his parents, on Duncan Avenue, and
will later go to'housekeeping.
The'marriage of Miss Effie Knight
Paton to Mr. Percy C. Reed, of Cin
cinnati, O., was quietly celebrated
Saturday night at S o'clock in the
office of County Clerk Pearce Paton,
brother of the bride Rev. J. S. Simms,
pastor ot the Paris Methodist church
The wedding came as quite a sur
prise to the friends of the contracting
parties in .this city. Mr. Reed has
heen the vocalist at the Alamo Theatre
inUh s city, being engaged in that ca
pacity for the past month. On a nre-
vious occasion he was in this city far
about the same length of time and
where he first met his bride.
Miss Paton is the attractive dauerh-
ter of Mrs. Mary Paton, and is quite a
popular young woman. She has a
score of friends who will join in wish
ing her(a happy married life.
Mr. and Mra. Reed left immediately
after the ceremony fcr a short bridal
City taxes' for the year
1912 are now in my hands
for collection at my office at
the Deposit Bank.
C. K. THOMAS,
26-tf Gty Collector.
Reil Estate Transfers. ,
The following real esetate transfers
have been made in the office of County
Clerk Pearce Paton : ,
J. M. Luckey to James H. Ramey.
4 acres in Ruddles Mills. 8400.
Jeanne'Mitcbhell to Louis T. Vi
mont, lot in Millersburg,$250.
Banning Commissioner Directs the
Paris Banks to Correct their Ex
cessive Overdrafts BanKs Will
at Once Comply With Instructions.
Letters from Thomas J. Smith,
Banking Commissioaer of Kentucky,'
with office at Frankfort, have been re
ceived by all of the State banks in
Paris, in which the Commissioner re
views the banks' reports as of Septem
Mr. Smith especially directs the at
tention of all, the cashiers of the Paris
banks to their excessive overdrafts
which must be corrected at once, as he
expects to enforce the banking laws.
The Paris banks will immediately
comply with the Commissioner's in
structions. All overdrafts must be settled.
The letters to the several cashiers
were alike in form as follows:
Commonwealth of Kentucky
Office of Banking Commissioner. )
Frankfort, Ky., September 25, 1912.
To the Cashier:
The report of the condition of ycfar
institution as of September 4 received.
Your attention is called to the following
irregularities (marked X,) which must
be corrected at once, and this letter at
tached to the duplicate report you are
required to keep, and which is subject
to our examination at any time.
X Excessive oVerdraf t.
Excessive cash items.
Excess loans to officers and directors.
Other excess loans.
Stocks in corporations held as an in
vestment. Excessive amount of past due paper.
Failure to comply with instructions
in filling out reports and clerical errors
The Attorney General has given me
an exhaustive opinion, in which he
holds that State -banks cannot own
stock in other corporations, and this
will be enforced. A reasonable time
will be given banks to dispose of such
Many banks have a custom of allow
ing their cashier a stated sum, and he
in turn employs his assistants. This
will not be permitted in the future,
and all employes must be chosen by the
directors and their salaries paid by the
I expect to enforce the banking laws
of the Commonwealth, and I earnestly
ask your hearty co-operation.
THOS. J. SMITH,
Banking Commissioner of Kentucky.
Rooms and Board.
Front room and board for man and
wife, corner Pleasant and Duncan ave
nue. MRS. VVALLINGFORD.
White Slave Officer Appointed.
Mr.DavidICIine, of this citv, has
been appointed as white slave officer
for Paris by the Department of Justice
at Washington and has received his
commission. Mr. Cline will conduct a
rigid investigation of an alleged viola
tionof the law regarding the white
slave traffic and several reports have
been made to him.
Special Prices on Rugs.
"We offer the following special prices
on rugs this week:
Special 9x12 Axminister rugs, only
Special 9 by 12 Brussell rugs, only
These are certainly bargains.
spt 17-tf A. Jb WHEELER & CO.
Nice Home at Auction.
Mansfield & Kiser's cottage on Nine
teenth street, to be sold at auction,
Wednesday. October 16 is close to 'car
line and .railroad yards, and is a nice
home or splendid investment.
The eighteenth annual meeting ot
the Women's Presbytery Ebenezer.will
meet at the .Presbyterian church in
this city Wednesday and Thursday,
October 9 and 10. and a number of
delegates are epxected to be in atten
dance. The first session will be at 7:45 Wed
nesday evening Rev. B. M. Shive,
pastor of the church, will conduct the
devotional exercises. Mrs. Harry B.
Clay will deliver the welcome address
and Mrs. J. Noyes will deliver the re
sponse. The address of the evening will be
deilvered by Rev. John W. Paxton,
Chm Kiang, China. Business sessions
will be he d Ihursday morning and af
ternoon. Thursday evening an ad
dress on Home Missions will be deliv
ered by Rev. W. E. Hutton, Assembly
Superintendent of Mountain Work.
Following are the officers of the Un
ion: President, Mes. E. B. Blaydes,
Augusta; Vice President, Mrs. H. C.
Sharp, Maysville; Second Vice Presi
dent, Mrs. J. B. Noyes. Maysville:
Corresponding Secretary, Miss Nettie
Patterson. Augusta; Recording Secre
tary, Mrs. A. C. Riggs, Crescent
Springs, and Mrs. Lizzie Lord, Cov
ington. The program for Thursday .follows :
Devotional Miss Susan Simmons.
Conference on O rganization of New
. Minutes of Last Presbyterial Mrs.
Roll-Call, Reports, Appointment of
Address Why Are We Enlisted in
Missionary Work and Why Should We
Be Enlisted?-Mrs. W. E. Ballinger.
Address Organized Women's Work
in the Presbyterian Church in the
United States, Outline by Our Super
intendent Mrs. H. P. Winsborough.
Bible Reading Miss Emma Griffith.
Talk by ex-President Mrs. Belle K.
Our Synodical Mrs. M. D. Irvine.
Treasurer's Report Miss Lizzie
Unfinished Business, Report of Com
mittees, Election of Officers.
At 7 :45 address on Home Missions
wiiLfce given by Rev. W. E. Hudson.
This is What We Say When
You Buy a '
and you -are not satisfied with it. We are not going to
stop to ask you questions, no matter how long you have
had a corset. If it has broken, if it has ripped, if it has
rusted, if anything has happened to the corst that we say
ought not to happen, we want the corset and you want
are fully endorsed by us. This is the first time in our
experience we have been able to place on our counters
this early in the season, a line of Autumn and early Win.
ter corset styles, and it is our hope that we can persuade
you to an early corset fitting.
You may be a devotee of the ready-to-wear that is
the type of figure that can always find the right suit
without the annoyance and delays occasioned by having
to order a suit at your dressmaker's or tailor's if so, we
want to fit you to your corset first, so that you may have
the proper lines over which to fit your dress. We are
showing these latest styles practically with our cloak and
't You See
Formerly Kaufman, Straus & Co.
East Tcnn. Phone 288
(Where Quality Counts in
wwr 1 V w -a mm m
Weight, fineness, Durability,
Our display of Sterling Silver is the largest,
finest, and more complete than ever shown
in Paris. Goods of Quality only pleasing
to the eye ornamental to the home prac
tical for service.
ZPrices the Veri lowest
We Cordially Invite Your Inspection of Our Display
of Sterling Wares, Novelties and New
Fall Styles in Jewelry,
Will Locate inParis.
Dr. A. J. Gilkey.a well-known phy
sician of North Middletown, having
disposed of his interest in the firm of
Gilkey & Henry, to his partner, Dr.
Lott Henry,twill shortly move to Paris
for the practice of'his profession.
Alleged Forger Arresred.
Nathan Asher, a negio, was arrested
in this city on a charge of forging an
endorsement on a check he had stolen
m;the grocery store of John Sauer.
Mr. Sauer had filled oat a check in
favor of the Paris Milling Company
which he had left-lying on a desk.
While Asherjwas using a telephone
he picked.upthe check and took it to
the George Alexander Bank to have it
cashed. Payment was refused on ac
count of the absence of an endorse
ment. The negro went away and re
turning a few moments later presented
the check witk-the endorsement of Mrn
B. M. Renick unon it in a crude form.
Asher departed when Cashier O. L.
Davis began an investigation before
paying the check, but was later taken
into custody. He was held in the sum i
of $200 bond for bis appearance at bis
examining trial thisfraorning.
Home Phone 130 I
Call in and see our well selected
stock of fall and winter hats. Velour
hats, all shades, rough and plain felts,
all the new shades. Correct styles in
all stiff hats. .
24 tf MITCHELL & BLAKEMORE.
Charles Frohman will present Mme.
Nazimova in the "Marionettes" at the
Lexington Orjra House on Thursday
evening, October 10. Mme. Nazimova
is an accomplished comedienne and it
is said that she has a splendid oppor
tunity to to display her talent iixthat
direction in this plav, in which she im
personates a badJy-uaed young wife
who opens the eyes of her errant hus
band to her own beauty and desirabili
ty by a little clever and judicious flirt
ing with other men. In her support
ing company are several well-known
actors, including Arthur Lewis, whose
wonderfully fine performance asTtle
Bishop in The Servant in the House is
well remembered; Frank Gilmore, Ed
ward Fielding, Kate Meek and Eileen
- Xt.wjl .