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VOLUME XLI I
PARIS, BOURBON COUNTY, KENTUCKY, TUESDAY, OCTOBER 31,' 1922.
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MEMORIAL FUND COMMITTEE.
The Memorial Fund Committee,
of which James M. Caldwell, is
chairman, held a social meeting in
the Circuit Court room in the court
house, in joint session with the
trustees recently appointed by the
Bourbon Fiscal Court, the Paris
Board of Council and Bourbon Post,
A report of the finances was read
and explained by John M. Brennan,
and a list of the delinquent pledges
was divided among the members of
the committee, witb instructions to
collect all the pledges by Saturday.
Arrangement was made for the Me
morial Fund Committee to retain
control of the Memorial Building, at
the corner of Broadway and High,
until it has been entirely "paid for
and is free from indebtedness of
any nature whatever.
The Board of Trustees, acting
upon the advice of a member from
the Memorial Fund Committee and
a member from Bourbon Post,
American Legion, will arrange a
program for Armistice Day, to ded
icate the building, Miss Lucy
Blythe Simms will represent the Me
morial Fund Committee, and Harold
F. Harris, secretary of 'the Paris
Commercial Club, will represent the
American Legion, on the program
committee for the Armistice Day
Members of the Board of Trustees
are: Mrs. Allie Smith Dickson, of
North Middletown, Mrs. James Mc
Clure, N. Ford Brent, Jos. W. Davis,
Clifton Arnsparger, and Mrs. W. 0.
DON'T FAIL TO REGISTER TO
DAY To-day and to-morrow are extra
registration days for those who were
out of the city, or were sick or de
tained at home by reason of illness
of some member of the family, on
the regular registration day. Don't
fail to register to-day or to-morrow.
This is essential. Every vote will
count in the election, even if there
is a dearth of opposition. Registra
tion books will open in the County
Clerk's office from six a. m. to nine
It should be borne in mind by the
voters of Paris who are entitled to
register onjthese special registra
tion days that this registration not
only Qualifies them to vote in the
November election, but also to vote
in the State primary next August,
as there will be no further registra
tion before that time.
The idea of purchasing Winter Coats
at the start of the Fall at post season
prices is responsible for our unusual1
sale of Goats Our sale exceeded our
expectations and tire hope the public '
is as pleased as we are
SO AGAIN WE
300 of Them
Don't wait until
gone buy now
CITY COUNCIL PBOCCEDINGS
At the recent meeting of the
Board- of Council, held in the Coun
cil Chamber of the City Hall, it was
decided that all violators of the city
ordinances should be tried in the fu
ture by Police Judge Earnest Mar
tin, in the police court, instead of
in the County Court, as has been the
Mayor E. B. January presided at
the meeting. The .following Coun
cilmen were present: Doyle, Ken
ney, Santen, Skillman, Henry and
Speakes, and City Attorney C. A.
The sum of $250. was appropriat
ed by the city toward the purchase
of an automobile for the use of Mrs.
Harriet Minaker, Visiting Nurse for
the Bourbon County Health and
"Welfare League. An ordinance per
taining to the testing of cows for
tuberculin, which was passed several
weeks ago, was amended so as to
allow veterinarians who are not
graduates but have the proper cre
dentials, to make those tests.
An order was made to refund
Philip Hopkins the sum of $5.00 as
the unexpired part of a city license.
A complaint was made by George W.
Stuart of an unfair assessment of
his property on Mt. Airy and the
matter was referred to the Griev
ance Committee, to be reported at
the next meeting.
After considerable , discussion a
majority of the CouncilmeiL. voted
that John M. Stuart be granted a
permit to hold a dance once a week
from now on until May, 1923, with
out paying an additional license
over what he paid this year. The
vote on the proposition stod four
for and two against.
The Council approved a sugges
tion that each member of the police
force be provided for the winter
with new overcoats and shoes. An
additional electrician was ordered
appointed at the fire department.
The Bourbon Gun Club will hold
its last shoot of the season Wednes
day afternoon, Nov. 1, and it will
sure be "some shooting." A large
crowd wilf be out, all trying to win
one of the eight trophies that .are
now on display in the Sweet Shop
window. As this is a 100-target
race, added bird handicap, all shoot
ers must be on the ground and en
tered by 2:30 to shoot for trophies.
Shooters arriving after that time
will be allowed -to shoot, but not for
vthe trophies. Visitors welcome.
ROXIE DAVIS, Secretary.
half the season ms :k
THE GRIDIRON FIELD
St. 'Xavier's School, 7; Paris
.High School, 0.
Flemingsburg High, 14; Ashland
Nicholasville, 12; Richmond, 7.
Kentucky University, 7; Sewanee,'
Centre, 32; Louisville, 7.
Sewanee Freshmen. 7; Centre 0.
Eastern State Normal, 6; Cumber
land College, 0.
Chattanooga, 40; Transylvania 6.
Georgetown, 0; Morris Harvey, 0.
Louisville Manuel, 26; St. Xavier
fHigh, (Cincinnati) 20.
The - North Middletown High
'School football team defeated the
second team from the Mt. Sterling
High School, at North Middletown,
Saturday afternoon by a score of 37
Cynthiana High School defeated
the Millersburg Military Institute
in a one-sided game, by the score of
39 to-0, on Cynthiana grounds.
One of the largest crowds of the
season witnessed the football gajne
at Hancock Field Saturday after
noon between the St. Xaviers Col
lege team, of Louisville, and the
Paris High School team, which was
called promptly at 2:15 o'clock.
The game was fought to a finish by
both squads, the St. Xaviers team
making a touchdown in the final
quarter, making the score 7 to 0 in
favor of the visitors. The Louisville
boK showed speed in their plays, for
the most part long forward passes.
Paris manifested a stronger punch
in line plays and short bucks off
tackle. Time of quarters. 12 min
utes; referee, W. G. Nash, (George
own' College;) umpire, Arnsparger,
(Centre College) ; head linesman,
Thos. Link (Kentucky University.)
Substitutes: For Paris, McCarty
for Williams, Turner for McCann,
"Young" Taylor for Turner, Christ
man for "Young" Taylor; for St.
Xavier, Schwak for Hallahan. The
Paris team was minus the support
of two good men, Nash and Dalzelle,
whose presence would have contrib
uted very materially toward gaining
a victory over the Fall City boys. A
large number of former Parisians
'residing in Louisville made the day
a "homecoming" to see the game and
the old town. - .
NOTICE TO WATER CONSUMERS.
ON ACCOUNT OF THIS DROUTH
OUR WATER SUPPLY MAY BE SO
REDUCED AS TO NECSSITATE A
LIMITED SERVICE TO CONSUM
ERS. WILL ASK ALL TO ECONO
MIZE IN USE OF WATER, ESPE
CIALLY THROUGH HOSE.
PARIS WATER COMPANY.
DR. MARSHALL HEAD OF STATE
Dr. Lillard T. Marshall, of Lex
ington, was elected president ot iiue
Kentucky.. Association of Chiroprac
tors at the closing session of its an
nual convention in the Phoenix
Hotel, at Lexington, Saturday. The
next convention of the association
will be on the last Friday and Sat
urday in October, 1923in Lexing
ton. After the close of the morning ses- J
sion luncheon was served in the din
ing room. At 1:30 the meeting was
reopened and the final business of
the convention discussed. Upon
calling the roll it was found that
over 100 delegates were present.
The other officers elected for the
coming year are as follows: Dr. W.
H. Dunn, Louisville, vice-president;
Dr. F. C. Huber, Louisville, secre
tary; Dr. Homer Marshall. Frank
fort, treasurer. The board of direc
tors will be composed of the follow-
ine: Doctors J. H. Durham. Cieii
Fowler, J. A. Ohlson, J. R. Garr. all
of Louisville, and S. P. Mohney, of
Dr. Marshall said that the meet-
ine- was a great success and ex -
pressed a desire that the next con
vention will be as well attended.
TO AVOID ERRORS AND MIS
UNDERSTANDINGS' WE WILL
NOT PAY TAXES FOR OUR CUS
TOMERS UNLESS SPECIALLY IN
STRUCTED TO DO SO.
FIRST NATIONAL BANK,
FARMERS & TRADERS BANK.
PEOPLES - DEPOSIT BANK AND
BOURBON -AGRICULTURAL BAtiK
& TRUST CO.
oct 6-to dec 1)
Louis Wollstein, secretary of the
inea-noa. donnrtmont nf Rftthbone
Tfleo tc of P.. Paris, vesterday
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000. being the amount of a policy
held in the order by her huabnd,
ALL READY FOR THE HALLOW
A cordial invitation - is hereby
extended to all the people of Paris
and Bourbon county to attend the tucky Bluegrass Seed Co-operative
Community Hallowe'en entertain-' Association was held Friday after
ment to be given in front of the ' noon, in the offices of the Bourbon
court house to-night. All arrange-1 Agricultural Bank and Trust Com
ments have been perfected for hav-!pany, in this city. An agreement
ing a real good time. A program was entered into the permit grow
has been arranged that will furnish ers who are members of the associ
amusement for both old and young, I ation to sell two carloads of blue
the grown-ups and the children I grass seed each at twenty-four cents
alike. a pound.
The following is the program to A considerable amount of the seed
be observed to-night: , has already been sold, it was stated,
Grand march begins promptly at ( but the price was not made public.
7:30 o'clock, p. m.; judging and i Members of the committee who
awarding of costume prizes, $5 for attended the Paris meeting were:
the mos original costume, $5 for j John W. Jones, secretary, North
the moat comical costume, $5 for i Middletown- Wm. D. Mclntyfe, Mil
the belt historical costume, Judges, lersburg, representing Bourbon
Mrs. Wm. G. Talbott, Mrs. James j county; Thomas Brock, Wm. Ches
McClure. Mrs. Harry Kerslake, Mrs. ter, representing Clark county;
John F Davis; community games on
the court house lawn, under direc
tion of Mrs. J. C. Nickerson- and
assistants; band concert; intermis
sion; announcement of winners of
window display contest, first prize,
$15, second, $10, third $5; commu-j Misses Kittie Conroy, of Mt. Ster
nity singing under direction of pro- ling; Martha Pate, of Hartford;
fessional song leaders; community Margaret Lavin, of Paris, Margaret
games; band concert refreshments
and "good night," continuous at
tractions, band concert; Zaza Alia
. The full width of Main street in
front of the court house will be
roped off, and kept free from vehi-
cle traffic, so that the children will j
be in no danger. The first floor of
the court house will be lighted and
open for the convenience of those
who. tit tend.
Come in mask, or unmasked andiaeciarea in tne contest last year one
spend an ejoyable few hours on thisjf the most popular girls at the Uni
great national holiday. You will be
amused and entertained. Let all
cares go and attend the big Hallow
e'en affair in front of the court
Sheriff M. Peale Collier and Dep
uty Sheriff R. M. Gilkey paid a visit
Saturday afternoon" to the farm of
-w TVhncrm nn the old Hill Uike
near the Scott -and Bourbon county NOW DUE AND PAYABLE. CALL
line They placed John J. Hill un- AND SETTLE SAME PROMPTLY
der arrest on a charge of having a AT MY OFFICE AT THE PEOPLE'S
moonshine still in his possession, 'DEPOSIT BANK & TRUST COM
and brought him to Paris. It de- PANY.
veloped that the still, one of the
most complete all-copper affairs of
30-gallon capacity, was located just
across the line in Scott county,
though Hill resided in Bourbon j
Sixty gallons of fresh mash were
found beside the still. This was
'poured out, and the still and priso
ner brought to the Sheriff's office.
When arraigned in the County Court
before County Judge George Batter-,
ton, Hill confessed that he had been
operating the plant for over a year,
and entered a plea of guilty to the
the charge. He was held to the
grand jury in $500 bond, in default,
of which he was sent to jail.
Mike Walters, white, who gave!
three members of the Paris police ,
force a hard fight before he would
submit to arrest, was arraigned be-
tore Judge Ernest Martin in Police
Court and given a fine of $10 and
costs and a jail sentence of thirty
days. The jail sentence was after
ward suspended. In assisting in the .
arrest and during the struggle with
Walters, Patrolman Roy Turner bus-
tained a sprained back, which in
capacitated him for duty for a short
WHOSE CAR WAS IT?
Residents - in the vicinity or .
Fourteenth and High streets are
wondering as to the identity, of the
two young women whose car des-
cribed a parabolic curve at an early
hour yesterday morning, and landed
j in a rather vrude manner against a
'telephone pole near the corner.
j wrecking the car and also the pole,
.The pole was broken in two places
and the car was rendered nors ae
It was stated that the two young
women, whose identity is still an
undetermined quantity, were cut
and bruised by flying glass, but
they managed to get away from the
scene without anyone being the
wiser as to who they were. Later on
the car was called for and taken
away, but everyone maintained an
air of secrecy, no information being
vouchsafed that would throw light
on tle affair. It was not even possi
ble to find out what garage, if any,
the damaged car had been taken to,
in spite of queries made for that
AGED NEGRO DEAD
"Uncle" Silas Robinson, an aged
colored servant in the employ of Jno.
M. Clay, at Clay's Cross Roads, near
PaYis. died suddenly last wee irom
a Stroke OI apoplexy. Xe W V
Broaching the Clay residence in com-
nanv with Mrr Clay d', two srT-
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ants wen nftw,KncM.. . u.
been-a '.faithful sirramt: in. the Clay,
SEED SALE AUTHORIZED AT
A special meeting of the Execu
tive Committee of the Central Ken-
Robt. Gay, Woodford county; J. D.
Marshall, Fayette county.
PARIS GIRL IN POPULARITY
Cormley and. Frances Smith, of Lex
ington, and Ann Hickman, of Wash
ington, were declared winners in the
annual popularity contest held at
the University of Kentucky.
Miss Conroy, who is a senior stu
dent at the University and editor of
the Kentuckian. the college annual
received the largest number of votes
609 being cast for her, almost 200
more than were received by any
other student. Miss Conroy was
Miss Martha Pate, who received
the second highest number of votes,
is a junior at the University and
sponsor of the band. She was de
clared last year the most popular
girl in the sophomore class.
CITY TAXES DUE; PAY UP NOW
THE CITY TAX LISTS HAVE
BEEN TURNED OVER TO ME FOR
'COLLECTION. YOUR TAXES ARE
C. K. THOMAS,
FRANK & CO.
Coats That Flare
and Coats That Don't
Variety that's what the new coats provide, ar
eertainly they are varied enough to make selec
tion a source of pleasure. In styling and fabric
they provide for every need, and in trimming
ah, there is where they excel themselves meet
ing every taste, be it gimple or elaborate. Fabrics
are lovely, prices are moderate what more can
' MURDERER TO BE EEECTIO- .
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During the second week in Not
vember, Elias Ridge, the negro who
cruelly murdered Mrs. Georgtf
Adair, formerly Miss Wellington
Smith, of Paris, at her home near;
Pensacola, Okla., on August 8, will
pay the penalty of his crime by ba-
ing electrQcuJtedi atteOklallta(V A
Following the murder Ridge wasf
placed in the Craig county jail, an$
a mob of eight hundred men made
an unsuccessful attempt to lnycli
him. The attempt was fustrated an
Ridge was spirited away. He mad
a confession, in which he stated
that the deed was planned by aa
older negro, his brother-in-law. Th
latter has been tried and given a life
sentence in the penitentiary. These v
two were the only negroes in that
section of Oklahoma.- They were
given 160 acres of land by the gov
ernment and settled on it. The land,
adjoins the Adair farm and since the
murder it has been sold to neighs
THE PRESBYTERIAN REVIVAL
Dr. Ernest Thacker,' who is to
hold a two-weeks' revival meetingr
at the Paris Presbyterian cburch,
arrived Saturday, with his somg:
leader, Prof. T. B. Roddy. The
meeting began Sunday with a large
attendance, the edifice being con
fortably crowded with an interest
ed audience. Services were held
both morning and evening.
Yesterday morning Dr. Thacker
held services, taking for his theme,
"The Conditions of Assured Succ
ess," and in the evening, "The
Greatest Revival I Have Ever
Seen." Dr. Thacker has been in'
strictly evangelistic work in the
Southern Presbyteran church for
the past seventeen years. Services
will be held each day during the two
.weeks, except on Saturdays, at
10:30 a. m., and 7:30 p. m.
The community has held a series
of business men's pareyer meetings
during the past week in preparation,
for the revival, the last one beins
held Saturday afternoon, in the
office of the Paris Commercial Club.
NEW SEED CROPS
NEW CROP MICHIGAN ROSEN
RYE, TIMOTHY SEED, ALSO OHIO
BRENT & CO., INC.
who died here short time fcfo.
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