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THE BOURBON NEWS
PUBLISHED EVERY TUESDAY AND FRIDAY IN THE YEAR.
PARIS, BOURBON COUNTY, KENTUCKY, FRIDAY, MAY 7,1923
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KENTUCKY DEMOCRATS EN
DORSE COX FOB, PRESIDENT
Just before the Democratic State
Convention adjourned at 1 o'clock
Wednesday morning, at Louisville, it
voted to send the entire Kentucky
delegation of 26 persons to the
Democratic National Convention in
structed for Governor James M. Cox,
of Ohio, for the Democratic Presi
Johnson N. Camden, of Versailles,
was elected Democratic National
Committeeman from Kentucky.
Eight delegates, including thres
vrnen, to the- Democratic National
Convention, eaoh with half vote,
-weve elected by the convention.
The eight delegates from the State-ai--urge
include United States Sena
tors A. O. Stanley and J. C. W.
Beckham, Congressman Albert W
Barkley and Ben Johnson; Desha
Breckinridge, editor of The Lexing
ton Herald; Miss Laura Clay, of
Lexington; Mrs. Cora Wilson Stew
art, Frankfort, and Mrs. Nora Lane,
Judge Charles A. Hardin, of Har
rodsburg. was re-elected chairman
)f the State Central and Executive
Harmony characterized the early
FARMERS AGREE TO POOL 1920
llie-Bourbon flmintv TTjirm Voilora.
tion Bureau was made into a. per-'
umiieni one at tne recent meeting
held at the court house, when the
following officers were Alootw1-
Walter S. Meng, president; Samuel'
Clay, vice-president; Committee on
Organization, W. S. Saunders. J. J.
Redmon, and Walter Kenney; Com
mittee on Education, J. W. Jones, D.
C. Lisle. Charles P. While- Cnmmit-
tee on Market and' Transportation,
j. o. uiy, j.. a. MUcncrart, it. Kx.
Jones; Conmittee on Legislation,
Henry S. Caywood, Jas. H, Thomp
son and A. B. Hancock. Committees
on Finance and Publicity will be
named at a later meeting. A con
stitution and by-laws were adopted.
The following new members were
enrolled: Jas. H. Thompson, John.
S. Wiggins, Frank Buchanan, Stan
ley Crim, H. W. Snell, Jo. Jacoby,
Winstead Spears, Guy Smith, T. C.
Smith, O. L. Davis G. R. Stoker,
Frank Clay, Mr. Florence, .Jos.
Ewalt, R. H. Biddle, C. C. Larue, J.
M. Harney. Hopkins Blethers, I. N.
j.Keller & Son, C. H. Current and G.
STATE CONVENTION OF- THE
LEXINGTON RACES CLOSE
proceedings, which were begun at
2:30 o'clock by ChVirman Charles
A. Hardin, of the State Central and
Executive Committee. Judge Har
din praised the work of the eountj
mass conventions in --selecting
md women delegates uncontrolled
by any individual or faction. He
paid tribute to Colonel P. M. Calla
ban, of Louisvlle, for his work to
obtain harmony in the party. At the
Following the permanent organi
zation, forty-three farmers of the
county agreed to pool their 1920
wool crop, amounting in the aggre
gate to about 30,000 pounds. There
men i is now in the county practically
120,000 pounds of wool, which, at
the present market price, will bring
between $400,000 and $700,000.
The Farm Bureau managers believe
they will be able to pool at least
inHon nf Wnnflrnw Wilson t4it SO 000 nmmds when the wool is
members of the convention rose and j ready for delivery- An exchange will
joined in cheering, that continued, be opened, wheie an expert will
r -r.oi ni-n i-iiac ! crmiio tiia wnni nTifl sealed bids from
.manufacturers and dealers will be
for several minutes.
Major Scott Bullitt was elected
temporary chairman of the conven
tion without opposition, upon nomi
nation of Judge Everett P. Hoover,
of Nicholasville, seconded by A. J.
Carroll, of Louisville, and Mrs. Cora
Wilson Stewart, of Frankfort, with
A fight on W. H. Klair's election
to the State Executive Committee,
led by Harry McChesney and Elwood
Hamilton, featured th.e proceedings
of the Seventh District Convention
held in the Watterson Hotel conven
tion hall. The effort to oust Klair
failed, as Franklin county was the
only one in the district which voted i
in favor of Paul Gaines, or uranK
fort, whose name was substituted
hv motion for that of Klair's.
On the vote Klair won 258 to 34.
The delegation was instructed
for Cox -for President and for Cam
den for' National Committeeman.
Geoff icy Morgan, of the College
of Agriculture, at Lexington, was
present at the meeting, and gave
valuable assistance. The Bourbon
county branch of the Bureau now
has a membership of three hundred.
We have for sale Reid's Yel
lovb Dent and Boone County
White SeedCorn, showing 98
to 100 germination, grown
the past season in Illinois by
the largest growers in tne coun
try who specia ize in . corn
CHAS. S. BRENT & BRO.
PAY YOUR GAS AND ELECTRIC
Several hundred delegates, repre
senting all portions of the State,
are expected to be in Paris to-moi-row,
when the sessions of the State
Christian Endeavor Society are
opened at the Christian church.
Rev. W. H. Hopper, of ' Louisville.
State President, will preside over
the deliberations of the convention.
The principal address of the even
ing will be delivered at 8:35 o'clock
by Dr. Daniel A. Poling, of Boston,
Mass., Associate President of the
United Society' of Christian En
deavor and Departmental Secretary
of the Interchurch World Move
ment. The committee on arrange
lYip.rrts hns been busilv encasred for
aeveral days in securing accommoda
tions for the delegates who will bo
entertained in the homes of Paris
people. The following program will
be observed for the opening of the
Convention : '
Fellowship Banquet at the Chris
tian church at 6:00 p. m.; 7:30 p.
m. Opening Song Service, led by
Earl Lehman, of Chattanooga, Tenn.,
Southern. State Secretary; 7:45 p".
m. Opening of 'Convention with
prayer by Rev. W. E. Ellis, pastor
of-the Taris Christian church; 1;. 50
p. m. Naming of nominating, res
olutions, time and place and poster
campaign committees and announce
ments, President W. H. Hopper, of
Louisville; 8:00 p. m. Address,
"Glad To Be Here," Thomas B. Tal
bott, of Lexington; 8:25 p. m.
Convention Song, "Loyalty to
Christ;' 835 p. m. Address, Dr.
Daniel A. Poling, Boston, Mass., As
sociate President of the United
Christian Endeavor Society; 9:15 p.
m. Reception (for everybody.)
The meeting will continue through
Saturday and Sunday, with morning,
afternoon and evening sessions.
-We are in the market for
wool and will pay the highest
market price. Call at our office
for sacks and twine.
R. B. HUTCHCRAFT & CO.
IS IT REFRIGERATORS? OR IS IT
SCREEN DOORS? N
POPULAR YOUNG TENOR TO
SING IN PARIS.
k . Thp spring racing of the Kentucky
A young American tenor who has Jockey Club, which has been in
recently crc ated a furore in the East progress at the Lexington track for
Ernest uavis. ttrand Opera im- ten days, closed Wednesday .'f tor .
resarios and critics nronhesv that tuccessful mefitinr fmm ova. Trf
niS new Star Will snon talrp ranlr Of view TMio aon,lon ,... .. 1,
s tne greatest tenor this mntitrv ln.rjrpr ihnn uauoi tm, .:
as yet produced. closed with a larsrer attendant thai,
Like "Youner Lochinvar." Afv "at anv rlnsinp- iair n-nr wfk
Jav$3 came out of the West, Iola. j cellent card in the running. Bright
ansas, oeing nis birthplace. When sunshine and a fast trank rr.ntrih-
lill a youth, the remarkable range juted to the crowd's enjoyment of the
iiu ueaaiuui quality or tne young' sport. Tne play in the pari-mu-
esteners voice gave piomise of tuals was of immense volume. Paris
eyeloping into a wonderful organ, j and Bourbon - county contributing
oiumaieiy young Davis realized fcis, their share both in winning- and in
ossibilities, so, shaking the dust of losing.
Kansas from his feet he went to
VKicago to piepare himself for a events were
careei. His debut at a concert given (Devonshire.
HIGH SCHOOL JIOTES
The county diploma examfnation
will be held at the couxtf house Itti
this crty on May 14 and 15. It is
desired to have every child in Bour
bon county who is ready for .High
School to take this examination.
We hope to have 150 diplomas grant
ed In Bourbon county this com
mencement. Bourbon county should
have .five hundred this June. Par
ents and teachers are- asked to help
increase this number by sendimg;
every child in for this examination.
Misses Dorothy. Tingle and Mar
garet Lavin left Thursday for .Lou
isville to represent the Paris High
School in thp Tri-StatP T.sHn trmr-
The winners of the closing day's jnament at the. Girls' High School,
A meeting of the Paris Commer
cial Club is called for Tuesday, May
11, at 7:30 in the County Court
Toom at the court house. It is urged
that all members be present.
t; A. B. HANCOCK, Pres.
by the National Society of American
Musicians made an instantaneous
a-vorable impression, and led to his
signing a five-year contract with
.Bernard' Ulrich, then Manager of the
Chicago Grand Opera Co., who fore
saw "the coming American tenor in
the Kansas youth.
I At the breaking out of the war,
Ir. Uliich severed his connection
ivith the Chicago Opera Co., releas
ing Mr. Davis from his contract.
Since then Davis, has devoted him
self principally to the concert .plat-1
First Race Duke of
Louis A., third; Second Race Getj
Em, first, Tom NOrris, second, Tom
Roach, third; Third Race Sway,
first, Blue Faradise, second, Vivia
America, third; Fourth Race Ben.
Bolt, first, Judge Budrow, second,
By Ginger, third; Fifth Race
Sands of Pleasure, first, Zulekia,
second, Drastic, third; Sixth Race
which is to be held there to-day.
The Paris High School Latin
Tournament is attracting State-wide
interest. Forty of Kentucky's beat
Latin students will take part in this
contest May 15; Mt Stealing, Lex
ington High, and the Louisville
Girls' High School are the latest
Supt. Lee Kirkpatrick has re
ceived the following- letter from
Mr. Davis will sing in Pans at
I he Christian clruich, Thursday
night, May 20, at 7:30 , o'clock.
Theie will be" no admission charge.
Our music-lovers will have an op
poitunity of hearing an , artist of
the first rank.
Loid Hamilton, first, Duke of Lan- state Superintendent of Public In
struction George A. Colvin:
"Dear Supt. Kirkpatrick: As you
know, grading of all examination,
papers by this Department is a new
venture, and for that reason; we
connot know just how many assist
ants will be needed. I shall file
j caster, second, Abbess, third; Sev
enth Race Adelia W., first, Red
start, second, Jellison, third.
Fiom Lexington the scene of rac
ing activities shifts to the Louisville
track, where, to-morrow afternoon,
fleetfooted thoroughbreds will race
for supremacy in the Kentucky ur name, and shall be glad to
Full line of screen doors, windows
and screen wire. Niceline of refrig
erators. (7-2t) FARMERS' SUPPLY CO.
STOCKHOLDERS ELECT OFFICERS.
Don't forget that the 10th of the
month is the last day to pay your
gas and electric bill and save the
regular discount. Pay to-day do
not put it off is saves us trouble
and saves you money.
PARIS GAS & ELECTRIC CO., Inc.
FRANK & CO.
At a meeting of the stockholders
of the Bourbon Tobacco Warehouse
Company held recently in the
County Court room, the following
Board of Directors Avas elected to
serve for the coming season: Ed
ward Buike, John T. Collins, Henry
S. Caywood, Warren Rogers, James
M. Caldwell, A. L. Stephenson, Sam
Clay, Jeff Denton, C. M. Clay, Thos.
Brooks, (Clark county), Charles
Wilson, A. B. Hancock and Ray Bui
ris. The Board of Directors held a
meeting shortly after the election
and selected the following officers:
Edward Burke, president; Henry S.
Caywood, vice-president; John T.
Collins, secretary and manager.
PROPERTY OWNERS, TAKE
A message has been received to
the effect that the big new pipe or
gan for the Paris Christian church
was shipped on May 1. It is hoped
to have it installed within ten days
after its arrival.
, PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH
At ihe morning service Mp.
Lehman, who is one of the best
known Chris'tian' Endeavor workers
in the South, and who is one of the
leadeis of the Christian Endeavor
Convention to be held in Paris, will
preach at the Presbyterian church.
There will be no night service in
this church, as the congregation
will unite in the mass meeting at
the Christian church, which closes
i'ho convention here. Sunday School
at 9.30 and preaching at 11 a. m.
Derby, premier racing event of the
THE BEALE MINSTRELS COMING
TO OPERA HOUSE NEXT
FRANK & CO.
You are hereby ordered by the
Board of Health to put in good san
itary condition all privies and cess
pools. Vaults which are within two
feet of the surface must be emptied.
Any overflowing cesspool must be
reported at once. Rankin & Mattox
may be called over Cumberland
phone 1067." They are the authoriz
ed inspectors for the Board of Health
and will be leady upon call to do
the vork where needed.
A. H. KELLER,
City Health Officer.
By order of the Board of Health.
CHRISTIAN CHURCH CALENDAR
Sunday, 9:30 a. m., Bible
School; 10:45 a. m., Morning Wor
ship; 2:30 p. m., Mission Band;
Sunday afternoon and evening,
Chiistian Endeavor Program: Mon
day, 3:00 p. ni.; Treble Clef Club;
7:30 p. m.; Male Chorus; Tuesday,
2:30 p. m., Woman's Society; 7:3C
p. m.,Treble Clef Club; Wednesday.
3:00 p. m., Tieble Clef Club; 7:30 p..
m., Special Meeting for young peo
ple, Linn D. Cartwright and Mr.
Simons, State Bible School workers,
v ill be present, and the latter will
give a stereopticon lecture; Thurs
day, 3:00 p. m., Tieble Clef Club;
Fnday, 3:00 p. m., Treble Clef
Club; 7:30 p. m., Choir practice;
Saturday, 2:30 p. m., Treble Clef
Club (at Opera House.)
The Beale Minstrels, presenting
"The Frolics of 1920," at the Grand
Opera House next Thursday night.
could rightly be termed the show of
a thousand features, for it is just one
big feature after another from the
rise to fall of the curtain.
In the big company, numbering
over fifty artists, such well-known
gloom chasers as Geo. Horine, Gus
Owens. Elmer Mullens, Cliff Bar
tram, E. E. Letton, Vertner Slade,
are found. The Eight Jolly Jazzers
will dance their way through this
merry melange of comedy and song.
In the ballad section of the show,
Victor Seamon, James Henry and
Jos. Huffman, supported by a chorus
of Twenty-five trained voices,
be heard in the latest New York
A car load of secenery, costumes
and electrical effects is carried by
the company song, dance and com-
tdy reign supreme.
The Saver of Cootie Hill, a timely
avail myself of your assistance in
the event that we need more assist
ants than hare already been pro
vided for. My guess is that we shall '
need you, and for that reason you
con consider yourself as regularly
This will supercede what was for
merly the State Board of Examiners.
In the selecting of our capable
Superintendent the State- Superin
tendent will confer an honor well
The best Summer drinks and ton
ics to be had are Dixie and Wiede
mann preparations. We have them
on draught, and in cases for family
i.se. Special prices in case lota.
AII kinds of other soft drinks ice
cold at all times.
BONE DRY CAFE,
Ed. Doyle, Prop.
will! Ciimb. Phone 228. (anr30-tf
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REAL ESTATE TRANSACTIONS
Through the Bishop & Flora
leal estate agency of Paris, Mrs.
Ollie Steele, o.f Lexington, sold a va
cant building lot nn Link avenue, to
James W. Crisv.cll, of Harrison
county, for $350. The purchaser
will build a home on the lot.
If you don't do if now you
may regret it.
Carpenters are scarce and the
lumber supply-is far below the
Call phone 122.
BOURBON LUMBER COg
AMERICAN LEGION MEETING
The regular monthly meeting or
Bcurbon Post of the American Le
gion will be held in the County
Court room, in this city, Monday
night, at 7:30 o'clock. All mem
bers and all intending to become
members are urgently requested to
be present. At this meeting plans
for the coming campaign for new-
members ill be discussed.
The American Legion will con
duct a campaign for new members
the weekxof May 17-22 that will bo
a "different drive" from any pre
viously held. A feature that the
great general public should be
quick to realize is that they, mem
bers of the public, will not be call
ed upon to contribute anything but
good will. Positively no money con
tributions will be expected or re
ceived from them. They will be ex
pected to exhibit their friendship,
but not "'their check hooks. The
campaign is aimed at men who are
eligible for. membership, which
means that everjr member of the
Legion will Aiay.e to take on end
convince two comrades. -
Patrolman Robert Lusk pur
chased this week, through the real
estate agency of Bishop & Flora, the
one-story frame cottage located on
Twelfth street, belonging to Mis.
Newton Fry. of Shawhani at a pri
vate pi ice. Mr. and Mis. Lusk will
move, to the home us soon as posses
sion is given.
NOTES OP THE LODGES
Rathbone Lodge, Knights of
Pythias, held an interesting session.
Inst niht rt their lodere room in the
burlesque is' one of the big features Wilson building. Seven candidates
of the show. .Avere initiatea into the mysteries of
(adv-7-2t) -the First Rank by the degree team.
Thomas, Woodford & Bryan
The regular session of the Pythian
Sisters, the--Knights of Pythias aux
iliary, was also held last night. Six
candidates were initiated uato the
We are in the market for
wool and will pay the highest
market price. Call at either
office for sacks an twine.
CHAS. S. BRENT & BRO.
FISCAL COURT PROCEEDINGS.
The May term of the Bourbon
Fiscal Court convened yesterday
with County .Judge George Batter
ton presiding, and the f ollowmg
Magistrates prestnt: J. L. Fretwell,
B. P. Thomason, R. VH. uurris, jouu
S. Talbott, A. L. Stephenson, John
S. Wiggins, -John N. Shropshire,
R. O. Turner.
The report of County Road Engi
neer Ben F. Bedford for the month
of April was read, accepted and filed.
A large number of claims against
the county were allowed and order
ed paid. All bidswere rejected for
the Paris and Owingsville pike, and
it was ordered that the work be done
hy the county on force account. An
appropriation of" $4.00 per month
payable for the support of Harve
Brown was increased to $5.00 per
month. The Court ydjourned until
the June term. k
.Whathas become of ' the old-fash
ioned matcn tnat amn l u4cuiv u- ;
fore it bent? - '3C
WE KNOW HOW
It is When Among Men
That You Feel the Necessity of
Being Well Dressed .
u One rule for success might
be written in these words.
Meet men cheerful but ear
nestly, in a frank and honest
manner. You have entire de
cision as to what kind of impres
sion you will leave while mingling
with other men.
The clothes you wear are a
very important factor. If they
are tailored right they have that
individuality, that smartness, that
make you look as you want to
And at this store you will
find such smart clothes that are
not too extreme, but genuinely
stylish. 100 quality and val
ues. Nettleton Shoes
MITCHELL & BLAKEMORE
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