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PRIDAT, JANDARY 10. 1919.
THE BOURBON HEWS, PARK XENTUGKT
SOCIAL AND PERSONAL.
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Comings and Goings of Our
People Here, There and
,ETTERS FROM BOURBON COUNTY
SOLDIERS AND SAILORS
The following letter from Private
Martin Glenn, of Paris, to his sis
ter, Mrs. James W. Connell, of- East
Paris, tells of his experiences in a
French hospital, where he was taken
after having been badly wounded,
and taken prisoner. Private Glenn
received wounds in the right side,
and his right leg was broken. He
was captured on October 15, and
was sent to the Red Cross Hospital,
at Tours, Prance. The letter to his
sister was written from, the German
prison camp at Germerslinne, before
he had been transferred to the
French hospital. Private Glenn had
been reported previously as missing
in action since Oct. 20. The letter
"Dec. 13, 1918.
"My Dear Sister:
"Just a few lines to let you know
how I am and whereabouts. Guess
you have heard by this time that I
was wounded and captured on Oct.
15. My right leg was broken and I
was shot in the right side. However,
my side is well and pay leg is getting
"We have good attention and food.
I expect to leave here right soon for
Paris, France, to enter American
Base Hospital there. It may not be
long before we will be sent to the
embourg. It is a beautiful place. It
looks more like the . United. States
than any place I have ever seen in
Europe Nearly all nationalities
are represented here Germans,
French, Americans, Belgians, Rus
sians and Itaillians, but none
who can speak good English ....
Well, I have just received a
bunch of papers, THE BQURBON
NEWS, all that I have ever received.
I certainly enjoyed reading them. I
guess I will get another bunch soon.
. I suppose all the housekeepers
are fixing up for a big Christmas. I
surely wish I could be at home for
the big day. But the time won't be
long until we will all be back in
the good old U. S. A. again Well
how are you all getting along with
your crops? I guess you are about
done stripping tobacco by this time.
....Well, there is so very little to
tell now that I will close with the
wish to see you all very soon, and I
believe that my wish will be grant
ed, for I think we will come home
"Private Elmer Shumate,
Battery B., 21st Field Artillery,
United States.. Well, sister, the war j WAR AN EXPENSIVE AFFAIR FOR
is ail over ana everyone is siaa i
suppose. There was never anything
like it in this world, and no one will
ever know anything about it except
those of us who went through it
"The French authorities are in
charge here and French doctors and
Red Cross nurses are just fine. I
have learned to speak both French
and German by this time. I wrote
to mother last week. It takes so
long to get any mail over here.
"Received a letter from dear little
Martha that was forwarded from the
States. Give both my dear little
girls a kiss for me and don't forget
my little man. Will close for this
"Don't worry about me. I am all
right. Wishing you all a Merry
Christmas and a Happy New Year,
and with love to all, I am,
"Your devoted brother,
Mrs. Robert Langson continues
very ill at her home on Stoner ave
nue. Miss Katherine Preston, guest of
Paris friends, has returned to her
home. in Lexington.
Miss Alary Nickerson has return
ed to her home in'Flemingsburg, af
ter a. visit .to relatives in Paris.
Mr. and Mrs. Henry Tucker have
returned from a visit to the tetter's
niece, Mrs. John C. Brunker, in Nich
Miss Judith Lloyd has returned
to her school' duties at Hamilton Col
lege," in Lexington, after a visit to
relatives in this city.
Lieut. Logan Caldwell, of Dan
ville, was a guest of Mr. Hiram Rose
berry for the dance at the Masonic
Temple, Monday night.
Squire John Shropshire and son,
Mr. Frank Shropshire, have returned
from Edmonson county, where they
have been several days on a success
ful hunting trip
Miss Martha Ferguson will en
tertain at her home on the George
town pike, to-morrow afternoon, in
honor of Miss Alice Clay, and Mrs.
James Thompson, Jr., of near Paris.
Mr. and Mrs. William E. Patton
have returned from their bridal tour,
and are temporarily at the home of
Mrs. Patton's parents, Mr. and Mrs.
Dan W. Peed, on South Main street.
Miss Mary Fithian Hutchcraft,
of this city, has been added to the
faculty of the Cynthiana High
School, having the chair of Englisli
and History in the Junior and Senior
Classes. Miss Hutchcraft is a gradu
ate of Transylvania University, Lex
ington, and of Wellesley College, in
Massachusetts. She is a young wo-
WASHINGTON, Jan. 9. It cost
the American people aDoui' f intellectual attainments.
to run its war, thei , . . ,,. Q r ,
.The following letter is from Pri
vate William Casey, to his grand
mother, Mrs. John McHvaine, in
"Nov. 26, 1918.
"My Dear Grandmother:
"Well I guess everyone at home is
happy now that the war is over, they
sure are over here. ,
"We do not know when we will get
home, but hope not long.
"I am still in the hospital, but get
ting along pretty good.
"Grannie inclosed you will find a
clipping out of the paper of the
(32 Div.) that is the one that I was
in and it sure was a fighting bunch.
v "Grannie, there is lots I can tell
you, but will wait till I get home so
can -tell it lots "better.
"I got hurt in the Argonne Woods.
I guess you saw in the papers what
o - fltrht it was. I went over the
top (5) five times and got it the
fifth tipie. Will tell you all about
-At when I get home.
"Well, Grannie, I will close for
this time and hope this letter will
find you wBl and happy and I hope
you will have a big Happy ChriSt
maS. . , A
"With a heart full of love and a
big kiss, from your loving grandson,
U15 ' "BUDDIE."
Mr Fillmore Shumate, of near
no-o -ha received the following let
ter from his son, Private Elmer Shu
mate, who is a member of Battery
B 21st Field Artillery, American
Expeditionary Forces, in France:
"With the American Expedi
tionary Forces, France,
"December 7, 1918.
government and loans to allies in
the year ending Dec. 31, 1918, ac
cording to computations from Treas
December expenditures sent war
costs to date about $24,500,000,000.
Of the 18,160,000,000 paid out of
t.ViA irrpjisurv's coffers in 1918, pro-
hablv S10.000.000.000 went for the i
army and the general military estab
lishment about $2,000,000,000, for
the navy, $1,000,000,000 for the
shipbuilding program, $l,000,000j000
for other civil Government needs and
$4,150,000,000 as loans to America's
brothers in arms.
With the last four days of the
year not yet tabulated it is shown
that receipt from taxes, customs and
miscellaneous revenue amounted to
SAfiR7.063.000. of which
$2,949,032,000 came from income
and excesss profits taxes alone;
Sl.124,510,000 from other Federal
taxes: only $171,000,000 from cue-
.. J J" :.4n nnd Vr Y0
toms auties uu uupuxio, au. m .
mainder, or about $441,000,000 from
miscellaneous revenue sources.
In the year $6,038,000,uuu- nas
come into the' Treasury from the
fourth liberty loan ' and
$4,171,000,000 from the third liberty
loan. In addition -$13,802,000,000
worth of certificates of indebtednesss
have been sold and subsequently
largely redeemed .from liberty loan
receipts. War savings and certifi
cates have brought $953,000,000 into
the Treasury which, with the excep
tion of $10,000,000 worth of these
small securitiee sold in December,
1917, represents the entire harvest
from war savings and thrift stamps in
the year they have been on the mar-;
ket. War savings receipts this month
amount- to- about $60,000,000. The
way in which war expenses have
mounted from month to month is
shown by the following table of ex
penditures! ' ....
January, 1918 $1,090,000,000
Februarv . 1,012,000,000
Anril ..-.- 1.215.000,000
June , 1,512,000,000
October - x,ooi-fuuu,uuu
These figures include the loans to
allieswhich have been made at an
average of about $340,000,000 a
and will be a valued member of the
faculty of the Cynthiana school. She
will be a member of the household of
her aunt, Mrs. James C. Deman, dur
ing her residence in Cynthiana.
(Other Personals on Page 5)'
) HEAD AND NOSTRILS
STUFFED FROM COLD
'Tape's Cold Compound" Ends
Cold or Grippe in a
The assurance of material for quantity
production of Buick cars enables the
Buick Motor Company to establish the
following prices on the various Buick
models, effective January first, 19 19.
These prices will not he changed during
our present desists selling agreements.
"To the Folks:
"I ill drop you a fe ; lines ; to let
.. t tnat I am well, and hope
this will find you the same....
have 3ust finished a seven-day hike
ana we are now in the state of Lou
McADOO'S SUCCESSOR NOT YET
fiet at tfaeEeal Cause Take Dr..
- Edwards' Olive Tablets
That's what jEhowands of gomach
r- r rlaiSff HOW. Hca w
m dteMfe they are- KhS
real .cause, ot the. ajlmeat closed fiver
IinaSothing, healing way. When
SSbS todion away goes indigestion
and stomach troubles.
if vou have a Bad taste ia youi
JStoEsS coated, appetite poav
iStoSS feeling, no ionw
L-2JM with undigested foods,
.ffigSS OHve Tablet? jre;i'
. Jft1SetfiIe compound xmsedjifli
ZZZZ rS You' wiM know tnem py ucu
-Sor.Y?b5 tbe work w;tl pt
2fjgcic er box. AU drew
President Wilson's probable selec
tion of a Director General of rail
roads to succeed Wiliam. G. McAdbo
was still a matter of speculation and
doubt Saturday among officialsi n
Washington. Mr. McAdoo now plans
to leaver for a vacation in California'
next Thursday, and unless the Pres
ident cables his appointment befoie
them, the Director General will con
tinue to exercise his functions. Al
ready he has arranged to take with
him to the West his railroad assist
ant, Oscar A. Price, and stenographer
in preparation of work.
The- name- of,;Winthrop M. .Dan
iels, chairman of the Interstate Com
merce Commission, figured in spec-j
ulation over, appointment of a new
g?r5US? cr trvfc? to patch up a Director General while Secretary
;CTtackmg.thejTMI. and Walker" D. Hines, assist
ant Director General, also are fre
quently mentioned in the discus
sions. Some officials profess to believe
that 'the President will not name? a
man. closely, connected with railroad
operation or finance, but will prefer
a man-who would view the railroads
"from the outside."
Try to live so that the editor of
your home-paper won't nave to
groan: "God forgive me for lying!"
when he has to say nice things about
you in your obituary. N
Old heads on young shoulders are
not so apt to get it in the neck.
Your cold will break and all the
grippe misery end after taking a dose
of "Pape's Cold Compound" every
two hours until .three doses are
It promptly opens clogged-up nos
trils and air passages in the head,
stops nasty discharge or nose, run
ning, relieves sick jieaaacneOjUii
ness, feverishness, sore throat, sneez
ing, soreness and stiffness.
Don't "stay stuffed -up! Quit
blowing and snuffling! Ease your
throbbing head nothing else in the
world gives such prompt relief as
'Pape's Cold Compound," which
costs only 'a few cents at any-drug
store. It acts without assistance,
tastes nice, and causes no inconven
ience. Accept no substitute.
THE WOBX OF U. S,
BOYS' WORKING RESERVE
At the annual mid-winter meet
ing of the Kentucky Press Associa
tion held in Louisville, December
27-28, the work of the U. S. Boys'
Working Reserve was outlined by
George B." Stephens, Executive State
Director of the Reserve. At the close
of his remarks'the editors gave their
hearty endorsement of the move
ment. The statement or neroert
Hoover,- who is now making a food
survey of Europe, that America must
feed the world was stressed, The
shortage of farm labor was discussed.
Military and civil authorities were
quoted to show that many men enter
ing 'the' army from the farms will not
return to the farms to stay. To fill
the gap the boys from the cities and
towns and those living on the farms
must become larger farm producers.
The tfanh Cr&ft Eessons to be taught
in the schools were referred to.
TT.AMTIS RAGE WHILE EIRE
Three Passenger Open Model K-Six-44
Five Passenger Open Model K-Six-45 -Four
Passenger Closed Model H-Six-46
Five Passenger Closed Mddei H-Six-47 -Seven
Passenger Open Model H-Six-49
Seven Passenger Closed Model H-Six-50
Buick Motor Company
Pioneer Builders of Vai ve-iu-Head Motor Gars
MJr-rL.-yvfriNtjyargwifiiry-,ryfKtV''i'-. - . .i.f.-w. .m-JJauTU.ai.ae?l3;JU-.. fi.TAi aTOni3S4Ci .34?
C. S. BALL GARAGE
With two-thirds of Cleveland's
firemen absent from the stations in
their effort to enforce theight-hour
day, fire broke out in the four-story
Euclid' building, in the heart ot tue
A general alarm brought twelve
fire companies to the, scene. The.
flames had' gained such headway that
hope-of saving the Ku'clid building
was abandoned and efforts were di
rected to check the spread of the
blaze to the adjoining1 buildings.
With' the arrival -of fifty firemen
who- were off duty, including sev
eral engineers who maned idle eh
cines. the fire was put under 'control.
The Euclid' building was eniireiy ue
stroyed. FireChief. Wallace estimated,
the loss, at .f 1.0.0, 000.-
' Crtctriit- i
Sit, i&hd anuWalkerect' Tfils keepff
our circulation In order and also ( ex
pands our lungs to the fullest 'Be
etraight like the Indian who believed
in hotner erect and-In reaching his
highest stature that he might the bet
ter listen to the "voice of the Great
Spirits-Camp Fire Magazine Wokepo:
Paris Experiences Going Back Tor
Kidney weakness can be cured.
But what caused it once will cause
Here's a Paris woman who has
had several attacks.
Several times in four years Mrs.
Newman has used Doan's Kidney
She says that Doan's have never
Six years, ago Mrs. Newman puh
licly endorsed Doan's.
She confirms her statement What
better proof of merit?
Proved by years of experience.
. Told by Paris oeopte.
This is convincing testimony:
Mrs. G-. W. Newman, .East Tenxn
street, says: "I had backaches and
headaches and. at times was very
nervous. My kidneys were weak and
inactive. I heard about Doan's Kid
ney Pills and used them and they
soon had me feeling better in every
Mrs. Newman gave the above ac
count of her experience with Doan's
Kidney Pills on January 17, 1912,
and on November 9, 1916, she said:
"I still use Doan's Kidney Pills at
times when I find it necessary. I
have always received the same good
results, although I do not nave so
mii oh trouble as I used to."
PrioA fino. at all dealers. Dontl
simply ask for a kidney remedy vget
Doan's Kidney Pills the; same that
Mrs. Newman had. Foster-Milburn
Co., Mfrs., Buffalo, N. Y. (adv)
. : 0. :
FIRE TORNADO AUTOMOBILE HAIL
Watch for the expiration of your Ipoiicits
andletus have some of your renewals
At farmers & Traders Bank
GEOT W. DAVIS
FUNERAL DIRECTOR ,
BOTH PKONE5-DAY 137; NIGHT 299
Corner Fifth and Pleasant Streets, Paris, Ky-
That we will vork tooth and nail
from now till- the last day of the
April drive to oversubscribe that
Fifth Liberty Loan.
- That we will oversubscribe it.
That we will finish our job.
tJTJB, NEW YEAR RESOLVES.
"That" peace will "find us backing
Uncle Sam as strongly as we backed
After a woman has been married
for ten years it -disgusts her to read
a story in which the heronie auras
down the wealthy villian and marries j
the poverty-stricken hero.
him in'war. ' , ,
That' between now and.Aprjl we
will lay every possible stone of the
eToWdwork for the Fifth, Liberty
Loan and leave no act undone which
win tenoT to keep1 alive and, if possi
ble; quicken the consiousness of the
nation that saving and1 thrif
are peace esentials as well as
That we Viil exert our every effort
to stop trafficking, in bonds of the
first four loans.
That we will smite as- lustly as of
yore the German propagandists who
whine about the impossibility of put
ting over another popular loan and
who state oh "inside information r
I WOMEN. OF SEDENTERY HABITS
Women who get little exercise are
likely to be troubled with constipa
ting n-nH Indigestion and will find
Chaimberlain's Tablets highly bene
ficial. lSTot so good as a three or four
mile walk every day, but very much
better than to iallow the bowels to
remain in a constipated condition.
They are easy and pleasant to take
and most agreeable in . effect. Ob
After a woman has been married
for twenty years and has raised a
half dozen children, it makes her
snort with disgust to hear a newly
married woman brag about her twin
Extend to all their
patrons and friends
'that the banks will subscribe
CONSTIPATION AND INDIGESTION
"I have used Chamberlain's jTab-
lets and must say'tney-are ,me, o&i.
I have ever used for constipation
and indigestion. My wife also used
them- for indigestion and they -did
her good," writes Eugene S. Knight,
Wilmitfgton, N. C. Obtainable every
Ar cordial invitation
is extended to .the
general public for a
share of its business