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THE BOURBON NEWS, PARIS, BOURBON COUNTY, KY JANUARY 24. 1913
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Full Line of Tires
and Accessories in Stock.
Are Here Come In and Look Them Over.
Put Your Oar In Our Garage
And Have It Protected From the Weather
and Accidents. We Give You
FREE Day Storage.
Indian Motorcycles and
Modern Repair Shop.
Cars Washed, Polished and Stored.
Yerkes & Prichard
Fitzwater is Bound Over
In Covington Monday afternoon J.
H. Fitwzater was held to the grand
jury in the sum of S400 bond, by
Judge Read, in Police Court, on a
charge of shooting with intent to
kill. Richard Medlin, formerly of
Paris, who was arrested on a similar
charge, was dismissed.
Several weeks ago the men met at
the Covington gas works where they
engaged, in a pistol duel. One of Med
ian's bullets'tnok effect in FiUzater's
lungs and as a result he was confined
to a hospital in Ithat city for several
Recently he was I taken from the in
stitution and placed in jail to await
his examining trial.
Medlin, who was arretted at the
time of the shooting, was released on
bond for his appearance in police court
at the examining trial. It was brought
out at the examining trial that Fitz
water was the aggressor. Medlin
Buffered a bullet wound in his right
shoulder from the effects of which he
has about recovered.
The trouble grew out ot thp alleged
attention Fitzwater was paying to
Medlin's wife, and the latter is said to
have left her home with him. Fitz
water deserted a wife and several chil
dren. Medlin and Fitzwater are cous
Buys Main Street Property.
By the terms of a deal closed Wed
nesday Dr. D. S. Henrv and Mr. S.
T. Chiplev purchased from Mr. A. W.
Cottingham the Main street property
occupied by Mi. ChiDley and the resi
dence between this property and the
grocerv store of the Cottingham-Kel-ler
Co. The price was private.
Solid oakjlibrary tables,'S4.75 to $25,
during tins month,
tf " A. F. WHEELER & CO.
Tobacco Market a Little Ofr
l Wet tobacco coupled with the most
unfavorable conditions caused the
market at the Bourbon Tobacco Ware
house to be a little off in price yester
day, but everything considered the
most satisfactory prices were obtained.
ine marKet opened weaic nut im
proved somewhat before the close of
the sale. There wasTa great demand
for tobacco in the proDer condition,
but buyers were very reluctant in bid
ding upon the offerings that were too
heavily in case
A total of 174.510 pounds were dis
posed of at an average of fcabout 13
cents per pound. A few of the better
averages were as follows: R. H.
Burris, $14.11 : Mrs. Lena Jones,
$15.05; Hutchcraft and Ferrell, $15. b3;
George Flanders, $14.53; Barlow and
Hutchison, $17.14 C. M. Sweeney,
The Bourbon Tobacco Warehouse
Co. sold 175.000 pounds of tobacco
Tuesday at an average ot 14 cents per
pound. The market opened somewhat
weak but closed active and strong ard
farmers were, well uleased with the
prices realized. To that date the
house had sold a total of 2,028,305
pounds for S275. 795.21.
Takes Position in Lexington.
Mr. Robert S. Porter, for many
years connected with- the News and
who more recently hns been engaged
in the theatrical business in thi3 city
has secured a position as desk reporter
with the Lexington Herald and as
sumed his duties Mondav.
Mr. Porter i3 a thorough newspaper
man, and has been connected with 'ocal
papers in various capacities. He for
marly held the position of proofreader
on the Herald and was considered one
of the most valuable men in this de
partment. His years of experience in
journalism and mechanical positions
has fitted him well for the position he
now holds and he will prove a valu
able member of the staff of the Herald.
What Makes a Woman?
One hundred and twenty Dounds,
more or less, of bone and muscle don't
make a woman. It is a good founda
tion. Put into it health and strength
and she may rule a kingdom. But
that's just what Electric Bitters give
her. Thousands bless them for over
coming fainting and dizzy spells and
tor dispelling weakness, nervousness,
backache and tired, listless, worn out
feeTling. "Electric Bitters done me a
world of good," writes Eliza Pool,
Depew, Okla., "and I thank you with
all myheart fur making such agood
Only 50cents. Guaranteed by Ober
dorfer. Refuses to Grant Franchise.
Tne Fiscal Court of Clark county
has refused to grant a franchise tu the
Kentucky Utilities Company to erect
poles and string electric wires in ClarK
county for the purpose of furnishing
electric light and power to the rural
residents. The vote stood five to two.
"I beg your pardon," sang out
convict as the governor passed
ExParisian Dies in West.
A message received by Mrs. Mary E.
Honey Tuesday night announced the
death of Mr. Daniel Isgrigg at Los
Angeles, jDal. which occurred Monday
fMr. Isgrig, who was a son of the
late William and Letitia Reid Isgrig,
was born and raised in Bourbon county
He was a brother of the late Wil
liam Isgrig, and an uncle of Mr. Dan
Isgrig, of Paris, and Mr. Sweeney Js
gr.ig and Mrs. Lisle Jacoby, of the
county. Mrs. Honey is a cousin of the
Mr. Isgrig was the tallest man in
Los fAngeles, being six feet nine
inches in height and a Los Angeles
paner recently, on the occasion of his
ninetieth birthday anniversary, pub
lished a lengthy account of this distin
guished character. His last birthday
was celebrated on September 2, 1912,
the date on wqich his brother. Mr.
i William Isgrig.rdied at his home near
During the many years he lived in
California he was an active business
man and as a result of his labors
amassed considerable u wealth. Only
recently he predicted Jie would live to
be 110 years old.
From th fac that certain portions
of the franchise submitted to the City
Council by Col. Tom Stewart, of Win
chester, at the last meeting of that
body were not acceptable to some of
the members action in regard to grant
ing Jhe franchise and advertising for
Lids was deferred until the next meet
ing when the matter will again come
ud for consideration.
I The question as to the maximum rate
to be charged the consumers of this
, city is the matter that is withholdingr
the action of the Council and until the
representatives of the concern desir
ing the franchise are communicated
t with it will remain open.
The members nf the council discuss
! ed freely the provisions set out in the
' franchise as submitted to that body
;and it was agreed that the consumers
' in this city, in event the pipe lines
were extended to Paris, should receive
the same treatment as those of other
towns now connected with the natural
gas. For that reason the Council de
feTred its action.
, Exemption from taxation for a pe
riod of five years, which was discassed
at the last meeting was again brought
up by City Attorney C. A. McMillan
in a statement to the board after con
sulting wi.h Mr. Stuart. It was
agreed to strike out this portion and
that if the council desired to grant an
exemption it could do so in an ordi
nance at a later date (
The original franchise was changes
somewhat hv an agreement between
, Col. Stuart and Mr. McMillan in aub
! stance that the rare for gas should be
the same as that in effect in other
cities and that in event of a raise in
the rate of either Mt. Sterling, Lex
ington or Winchester such rate should
go into effect in Paris. I7
Objection was made to the maximum
rate of 55 cents as set out in the fran
I chise, and upon the motion of Council
1 man Hmton it was ordered that the
' maximum rate be placed at 40 cents;
per thousand cubic feet and the City
Attorney be instructed to confer with
ths representative of the gas company
in regard to the proposed change.
With the acceptance ofthe promoters?
4 of the proposed changes in the fran
chise it is likely the Council will grant
the request made of it at its next
meeting and enter an order advertis
ing for bids.
The reDort of City Treasurer C. K.
Thomas was not complete and will be
submitted to the Council at its next
meeting. The following permits were
granted : Anna Harrison, cottage on
Virginia avenue : Steve Moure, stable
on Seventh street, R. Hammans, cot
tage on Parrish avenue. Permission
was given the firm of Yerkes & Pricn--ard
t6 lower the pavement in front of"
their place of business on Main street
tor ender it easily accessible to auto-mobles.
As One Who Knows.
Figg Does your grocer sell his ap
ples by the barrel? Fogg Well, they
come in barrels, but what he sells
them by is the top layer.
There is no wealth like unto knowl
edge, for thieves cannot steal it,
The Biggest Bargains and the Greatest Values in New, Clean and Seasonable Merchandise should induce
our patrons to anticipate their immediate as well as future needs When we advertise goods at reduced prices
we mean it. It will pay every buyer to attend this Great Dry Goods Sale We will put on sale :
Wash Goods .
Co u n fcer pa n es
Lace and Muslin Curtains
Art Linen Pieces
And many other goods that we will not attempt to Quote prices on, but ask you to come and give us an
"- opportunity to .save you money -
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529-531 Main Street, Paris, Kentucky
The Store With the Reputation of JSquare Dealing.59