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Friday, March 25, 1921.
PAGE EIGHT BIG SANDY NEWS? PIEVILLE UiMina Institute. The second meeting of the Pike County Coal Mining; Institute was held in the rooms of Cumberland Club at Pikeville. In spite of the apparent de pressing conditions of the coal mining industry in Pike coumy. mere w goodly and Interested attendance. P. I Long, chairman of the committee on constitution and by-laws read a very ..,,m.Lt.. and correctly drawn draft for the approval of he membership m-hioh was accepted nft-r a few minor changes in the. constitution had been made. ' McCov- Marshall. . : The beautiful and Impressive mar- iii mremonv was solemnised by tn Kev. Thos. B. Ashley, of the M. E. which united the young and happy lives of Miss Grace McCoy,' of this city and Mr. nunc "j Prestoisourg, ni me nuuw "i Mrs Oscar Jackson, In the presence . ht of friends and relatives. Im mediately after the wedding the happy couple left with the parents of the .m for Prestonsburg where tney expect to make their future, home. . Or. Poplin Hers. Or. Geo. A. Joplin and wife were here Sunday. Mrs. Joplin spoke at ,. mnrninor service also at the Sunday School in the afternoon, and Dr. Jop lin delivered a very fine address to a narked house on Sunday evening, w Joplin. who for several years has serv ed Kentucky In the capacity of State Secretary of Sunday Schools Is always wAlonmAr- visitor to nsevuie umi among our people. Mrs. Ruth J. Naikirk. The funeral jof Mrs. Huth J. Nolkirk of this city was held at the Methodist church Tuesday. . Mrs. ruewirK. wno Was 66 years old, and ,hnd been ill for nnral months. She recently was vn to Welch. W. Va., for treatment, where she died Sunday. She is sur vived by her husband, James P. Nel klrk. and four sons. William Nelkirk. Portsmouth. O.; Clinton, Graham. W. Va.; Fred, Bluelleld, W. Va., and Joe. Harrisburg, Penn. ' V; Ratliff-Cooper. , After a short courtship, Mr. Sumuel Cooper and Mrs. Mollie Ratllff were : AUlstly united In the holy bonds of wedlock. In the parlors of the bride's mother at Hellier. Rev.' Howe per formed the ceremony. Immediately after the ceremony, Mr. and Mrs. Cooper went to housekeeping at Hel lier. News. ' PAINTSVILLE Mirage tin Oma Vaughan Married. The marriage of Miss Oma Vaughan of this city to Stanley Temple, of Win chester, took place at Winchester last vwock. : They have gone to Dayton. O.. where they will make their ; future home. Miss Vaughan Is: a daughter cf Mr. and Mrs. G. B. Vaughait of this city, and a popular young lady. Mr. Temple is a son of Mr. and Mrs. C. D. Temple,, formerly of this city. ... j Prominent Woman Dead. Mrs. Bascom Helton, of Staftords viUe, this county, died at her home Saturday and was buried in' the old family cemetery Sunday afternoon. She was laid to rest on the old Rule farm where she was iorn and reared at the Mouth of Mud Lick. Mrs. Hel ton was one of the good women of this county and the mother of eight chlliien and was quite prominently connected, being a daughter of the late Green Rule, one of the old pioneer business men of this section. Two of hor chil dren, Mrs. Jesse" Dills and Mr.' f'aul Helton of the Rig Sandy Hardware Co, reside tn Paintsvlllo. She is also an aunt of C. T. Rule and Mrs. Lon Shannon of this city. , (t Local and Personal. " '' ''.- W. H. Salyor returned Sunday from Ashland and Catlettsburg. He , was called there by the death of his sister, Mrs. Nancy McKinnon, who died at the home of her daughter, Mrsyp. .1. Chandler. ' ' t ', I). 8. Baals and Chas. Stafford have moved tho Stafford store building from the old Stafford home near Van Lear Junction to a lot near the depot, ll Is a two story bHslness house and will be completed in o few days. : W. H. Vaughan Is having a hand some residence erected on Second street in the rear of the old Win. Vaughn n residence. It will be occu pied by his son Carl who will move his family here from Louisa. Revival services are being conduct ed at the M. E. Church in Palotsvllle. The preaching is being done by Rev. G. R, Tomlin of Covington. ' Mr. and Mrs. Lon Shannon of Lou isa have moved here to their new res idence pn Main street where they will ' make their future home. Ir. P. H. Williams of Ashland ac companied by his little son spent sev eral days here last week the guests of Mrs. Martha J. Davis. B. F. Roberts, local C. &- O. agent, and O. B. Vice, a telegraph operator, are in Cincinnati this week where they are attending conventions of employes of the company. Rob Mayo and T. J, VanHoose are visiting In Lexington, and Frankfort this week. .. .. - t . Mrs. Mont Holt and children of West Virginia, me the guests of Mrs. Holt's mother, Mrs. Pauline Robinson, here this week. Herald, , MAN WHO SLEW WIFE SPEAK8 FIRST WORD i Frankfort, Ky. "I remember taking Mary," were the . first words spoken by Clyde Lyklns, who killed his wife in Morgan county as she was eloping in an automobile' with another man. Lykins, a life-termer at the Reforma tory, was speaking of the little girl lie took from the arms of the mother Just before he slew her. Lyklns of fered no defense at the trial and had not spoken a word since his incar ceration. He was examined by the superintendents of various asylums hero Tuesday, and will be transferred 1o the Lexington hospital because he has become mentally deranged. PRESTONSBURG 139 Indictments Made. The grand Jury returned IS .Indict- ments at the February session for va- rious crimes and offenses. One for murder: Jack Sherman was tried and riven a life sentence for the murder ki. .,,.to Tv.,.l... Hunt. One for grand larceny: Mike Duron and Nick Duke. Russians, were given one year each In the penitentiary for grand larceny. About llfte.cn divorce cases were tried and Judgment granted. Special Grand Jury Summoned. '"' A special grand Jury has own sum- moned tJ Investigate the killing of MCKlnley Moore. The grand Jury convened March 17. McKinley Moore Killed. Sunday afternoon at four o'clock McKinley Moore, about VI years of age, was shot through the: neck and In stantly killed by Deputy Sheriff Ben Harris. It seems that McKinley Moore and several others had been in some kind of difficulty with' .Will Kouts and George Hail. Deputy - Sheriff . Harris went to arrest them. They were drink- ing It Is alleged and refused to submit to urrest. After some parleying tile officer shot Moore thrdugh the neek killing him instantly, the other then surrendered. Some time ago this same officer and his sons were badly beaten by the same fellows It. is said and his un taken away from htm. In both cases we are Informed "moonshine liquor was much In evidence.-: Ti officer we understand whs sober. Aoed Citizen Dead. '. W. M. Pruitt of Cliff, died Sunday, March IS. Mr. Pruitt was 74 years of age and had spent the larger part of his long life in Floyd county. He was buried Monday afternoon at two o clock at his late home. . The funeral was In charge of the Masons of Zeb- ulon Lodge. He Is survived by his widow Mrs, Anni6 Pruitt, 63, and by nine sons and daughters as follows Airs. George Music of Elk City, Okla. Mrs. Savanna Miller of Middle Creek: Mrs. Alma Miller of Cliff; W. B. l'rulit, CHIT: John Pruitt, Garrett; .las. Pruitt of Plneville; Joe Pruitt of Lackey; Mrs. Hettie Cobum and Grover Pruitt of Cliff. Dwelling Burns. - '.. The home of Bill Adams of Myrtle with all contents was destroyed by tire March 16. Mr. Adams, son of Mr. ind Mrs. G. W. Adams, was away from home and his wife and children were not at the house when ll caught. They hurried as soon as the' fire was dis covered but were tow late to 'save any thing. This is the second dwelling hey have lost by Are with no insur ance In either case. Osborn-Hall. Thursday, March 10, Mjss Myrtle Osborn, pretty young daughter of Mr. and Mrs. T. J. Osborn of Northern, was united in marriage to Mr. H. D. Hal', of Puncheon. The ceremony was per- brmed by Rev.. C. A. Powers at the Valley Inn. The groom Is with the H. S. & K.' R. Ry. and he located at tvyton where they will reside. Fitzpatrick-Trautman. Rc.v. Howard Monro Trautmnn Mrs. Lulu Davidson FitKa trick Married ' on Saturday, the fifth day of March nineteen hundred and twenty-one Altoona, Pennsylvania At Home After the twenty-fourth da yof. March Rnmcy, Pennsylvania. Miss Kdlth FiWpatrlck was' home nut week, from Cincinnati for a short itay with home folks. ; ; Mrs. J. C. B. Auxler of Rasl Point was the guest of her daughter. Mrs. Ktiinia A. Mirtgley at Hotel Rllmhetb this week; Post. CRAZED BY CIGARETTES. Lexington. Ky. A telephone message from Torrent, . Powell county, forty miles east of. here, states that John Montgomery, oil Hold worker, shot and killed his wife at their home near there yesterday, Montgomery has been a cigarette fiend for some time and, after sitting up nearly all night smok ing cigarettes. Is said to have awak ened nervous and excited and, sclzlfig a shotgun, shot his wife to death be fore his brother could disarm him. The belief is , that Montgomery's mind has been unbalanced by exces sive Use of cigarettes. His brother told the officers there was no provo cation for the tragedy. The slayer is being held under guard at To-rent, pending arrival of the Sheriff of t owcll county from Stanton. MRS. I. PERDUE DEAD. Mrs. Isaac Perduo died at her home m Docks creek, about three miles from Ceredo, W. Va. last Sunday of cancer, from which disease she bad been suf fer for several months. She was 56 years of age. A husband and two grown eons Wiley and Carl Perdue survive. tmm Throwing a Monkey Wrench Into the Machinery Allowing efe-dlaorders to go without correction is much the same as throw ing a monkey wrench into the ma chinery. Often - serious damage la wrought to ' ' : ; . i THE EYES by such . carelessness or neglect. An examination by our expert oculist, who is also a registered physician, will of ten reveal such disorders and make possible their correction before toe late. Don't wait. See ; ua at Mice. LAKE POL AN, Mi). Huntington Optical Company 324 9 St. Huntington CATLETTSBURG ! Rev. Robinson Here. : Among the many from out of .town who 'attended thefuunnl of the late Mr. Kiigene Davis Sunday afternoon was the well known minister, Rev. Sum Robinson, a former Itrilllani preacher nr the M Ifl. Church South West Vlr- glnja Conference, who married' Miss , Xorn Kelly, daughter or .Mr. jonn Kelly of Auxler. and therefore a sis ter of the wife of the late Kugene Davis. He was railed here by the death of Mr. Davis, from his home in Missouri, he having been' 'transferred, to he Missouri Conference a number of years ago. He has won many lau- rels and much fame in church, work In this middle western conference, Kev. Mr. Robinson is a native Big I Sandian and his scores of friends are ....... . . . delighted to see him again. He filled the pulpit at the M. 'K. Church South here Sunday. , preaching u beautiful sermon. Rev. Mr. Robinson, his .father-in-law, Mr. Jiilm Kelly, and Mrs. Kugene DavlM accompanied Mrs. Mar- garet Kelly-lkinnetly, . a diughtcr of Mr. Kelly, to her home at (uyandotte ; where they are now visiting. j . 1 - lei Aa j-j c..--l . Among tnose troin out ot town l- tendir.g the funeral of Kugene Davis son, Mr. Virgil Akers, of Portsmouth; Mrs. Krama Luck-Midgey and daugh ter, Miss vMary Luck, of Kast ';. Point; Miss Mayo of IVestonsburg; Karl llurchett, of Prestonsburg: Mrs. G. linscom Vaughnn. l'alntsvllle; Mr. and Mrs Medlev Maoruder. Ashland: Ros- coe Uavls. Melv.n Hall, Mrs. Warren Auxler, C.-C. Price, Miss Lulu Auxler. Mr. John Kelly, Mrs. Kllzaheth Ford, of. Auxler: D. J. Wheeler. Paintsvlllo; Tobe Vaughan, Miss : Kvelyn Clay, l'alntsvllle; John Davis and son, Ha ger Davis, and wife of Kullerton: Hon. A. .1. May and wife, of lYostonsburg. Rosd Contract Let, v Tne contract wns let by the Fiscal Court In Siecial session for ' the com pletion lit the Mayo Trail from the top if England Hill to the Lawrence coun ty lino. The appropriation ' if fifty thousand dollars. the ' Hunt -Forbes Company being awirdiil the contract. Movs to Dwala. ' y l.u.pt. aid Mrs. Lludsey 1'ogue John are in Ashland for a few days' visit on route from Winchester to Dwal.e, near Prestonsburg. where they will be locatcii and housekeeping wnlle Cipt. Johns Is looking after? business Inter ests In tjiat part of the state. Marriage Licenses. Kdmond W. Randolph, Jr.. S3. Miss Myrna Leah Butcher, L'i.', Iwith of Lun dale. W. Va. v . Klkanah Whitt. 29, Ruth 'A. .Nalltf. 17, both of Wayland. Ky. ' : . Oil Well on Bolts Fork. Another good well has been brought In in Boyd county. The Flndley well which is located on Bolt's Fork near the territory of tha t3oo.l Luacrs OH Company was recently drilled to a slightly greater depth thiin well No. 1 and was shot Saturday. The well Is in the Borea sand and according to oil men Is good for at least live barrels per day. New Tabernacle. Work on the tubeinaclc erected for temporary occupnpey of the congrega tion of Centenary Church In Ashland Is progressing wonderfully. High school boys who nre"havlng manual training tsHisted in the work of construction. Mrs. Lucy Lock-wood of Lnekwood Is a guest of Mr. and Mrs. G. F. Gallup at "Gallup Knoll.' . Mrs. W. I). O'Neal and daughter Miss Jell O'Neal, havu gone Jo Battle Creek Michigan, where they will spend some time ut thJs tine health resort. , Sam A.. Mitchell, 26, assistant min ing foreman, of Mullody, W. Va., and Miss Kunioe Farley, 22. of Williamson. W. Va., were married here. ' ADELINE Sunday School will tie organised here Sunday, March 27th." Everybody come and help Us have a good Sunday School. i Mrs. Dewey Queen anil little son Teddy Nicholas returned homo Sunday after a few days visit with her parents Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Bellomy. ' Charley Barrett of Kstep . was at Adeline Saturday. Misses Goldle and Gertrude Miller spoilt Sunday with their sister, Mrs. D. G. Webb near Fallsburg'. ' Miss Nora K, White left Friday for Kcnova where she will spend a few days with relatives. - Miss Delia Adkins Is numbered with tho sick at this writing. Mrs. Theodore Ruggles and Miss Gladys Rice spent Thursday with Mrs. Casper Miller.- Mrs. Joe White was calling on Mrs. joe Bellomy Sunday. We are informed that T. H. Chad wlck and family of Cadnjus will move here the 1st of April. We all will be glad to have them in our community. Born to Mr. and Mrs.Cnsper Miller March 15th a tine girl Virginia Marie. .Frank Nunley who' Is attending school at Knoxvllle, Tenn.. Is spending a few days with home folks. Anna and Olga Moore were at Ade line one day last week. Mrs. Wade Vanhorn was visiting Mrs. Frank Nunley Friday. Joe White Jr. and Robert Bocook of Kenova motored to Adeline Sunday and spent the day with relatives and home folks. Mrs. Writ. Bellomy had as her guests Sunday Mrs. oe White, Mrs. ICmallne Bellomy, Mrs. Fred Miller, Mrs. . Joe Bellomy, Mrs. . Wade Vanhorn, Mrs. Thomas Vanhorn of Zelda and Mrs. Dewey Queen of Kstep, and Misses lOllzabeth Miller and Arvllla Bellomy All reported ,a nice time. V Thomas Wooten passed down our creek Sunday en route to Mt, Zlon. Let us hear from .Estep and Hulette. A BLACK EYED BKAUTY. KA2EE-DIAL8. , . Mrs. Sadie Prose Kazee, of Ashland, land Mr. Rennle R. Dials, of Portsmouth Ohio, were married In Catlettsburg. The wedding took place In tho office of County Attorney Burns. Tho bride la the daughter of W. B. Prose of Irad. Mr. Dials Is a grocer in Portsmouth. Eugene Davis' Funeral in Catlettsburg Sunday ICugene Lawrence Davis, conductor on the .Rig Sandy division of the C. & O. railroad, passed away ait an early hour Wednesday morning, March 16. at the Klnifs Daughters' hospital from mortal '.injuries received on Tuesday wNn h tell beneath the Wheels or a "'slowly moving t.-aln at Shelby, tlflcon mties aixjve a-ivi:- The death of Anv H vis has plunged t;iis division of the road Into sorrow for the departure of an employe of the highest type of .manhood. .Mr. Davis 'was. 'thirty-four 'years of age, He entered thta service of the ('. .'t O. as braki'tnan on October S. i'j4, and was promoted to .conductor Decemher S, 1811. '-.' Mr. Davis was born in South Point. Ohio, but had lived since boyhood In II. ..... . L'llf' a Mil this stale, lie was n loyal H.Ik, and Iim.1 recently been admitted to member ship In tiie Masonic Order. , Six years ago Mr. Davis wus married :n Miss Gertrude Kelly, of Auxler. whu survives liirn,'. Since their, marriage they have lived at Auxler. One sister nnd Ave brothers are Uv Inft, Mrs. M. F, Forgcy, of Alahan. W. Va.. Harry Davis, of Catlettsbgrg. J. it. Davis, of ..Cincinnati,'. Krnest and George Davis, of .Kullerton. and John ,,....,' .,,, uu. i j ,,, " The funeral held Sunday afternoon from the residence of his brother. Mr. Harry Dsvls of Cntlettsburg: was one of the largest ever seen in the Gate City. The Moral tribute was a colossal and magnificent one. There were msny -vnneu oes1Bns iron, air nunuma K f,"'l1'' 0,f-t"1- n",,U' yfmixn. I ltUlIIIII,l,IIV W ' I r (mi nr an. '' the crowds imcked i-ommoclloua home and lllletl the In the lice. veranda and the surrounding yard. The Klks had charge of the treremonlal at the. home and the .Masons at the grave. The rites of both orders were solemn and beautiful. Theie was a large coif course of both orders In at lends nee. A special train ennu- from up the H.-iidy valley bearing hundreds Of (riends of Ihu lamented dead man and men prominent in railroad circles. This train waited at Normal until after the burial In Williams cemetery n't. 'Nornl and brought the crovfels back Bijd re turned with its special uuuia of pas-ic-nircrs up the Sandy valley. , The pall bearers were prominent railroad men, who were special friends of the decedent. They were Onirics Rtehurdson, Charles Scott, the latter living boon the engineer In charge of the train on which Mr.' Da vis met the fatnl accident, John Holmes, "Tuck MrNeul, J. H. - Davidson and Burr Powell. "' The beautiful mid consoling funeral sermon wus preached by Rev. Aiden P. Keysor of the M. K. Church South, this cliy. The hymn -service so won derfully rendered, was by the fine male luartette composed of Nelson Weeilon, John S. linger, Charlie Mcintosh nnd Harry Moore. The multitude attend ing the funeral was a deep murk or respect nnd the kindness and courtesy liiown and sxslsiance rendered Is much appreciated by tiie family. : Tfie rather, Mr. G. W. Davis, who had been located in Florida with dlfflculty. and untitled o Oils son's Injuries, arrived here Sun riny afternoon. He received the- new of his son's death In Cincinnati while eating noon dinner at the same hold and seated -.In tiie same place as live years u go, when he was likewise hand ed a telegram apprising him of th( death ofSils father. Mr. Davis enine to Portsmouth Saturday where he Was met by his son Robert Davis and driven her In a nautomobllo. . The tour brothers and only sister of the decedent were all here. The bereaved wife, the father, sister and brothers have the heartfelt sympathy of this entire community as well as hssts of friends.- Ashlund independent.'..' INEZ ITEMS A theater which will be opened Sjit- nrday night. Is being established l Mr. C. V. H Inkle snd am K. n. rlrst class pictures will be shown. Jasper Preece of I'llgrlm was a business caller In town last week. " George Weddlngton of Williamson, W. Va.. who Is employed by the Moun tain State Candy Co., wiie In Ines last week selling candy. Julia Watterson made a- lyislness trip to Kernilt, W. Va., Wednesday. Irene S peer is visiting friends at Plkeville this week. Virginia' Roach who , has Just com ploted a business course at Bowling Green, Is at home. Mrs. Fanny , Ward and daughter OJadyolus have returned from Louisa whore Miss Gladyolus has had a treat ment for nervousness.' Mr. L. B. Goble has been entertaining Uie audiences at the various churches with violin solos. High school Is not in session this week as Principal Earl Cassady . le very sick. Mrs. J. C. Newberry has gone to Prestonsburg to' visit her - daughter. Mrs. E. W. Hart. Will Ward, who has been working at Atlanta, Ga.; for several years Is vis iting friends and relatives at this place. Kev. Giles and Millsaps of Arkansas are holding a series of meetings at the court house. ' Mrs. G. C Richmond and children are visiting friends bore this week.. The different merchants of this place have returned from Cincinnati where they bought a nice line of dry goods. The pool rooms which have been recently established here are doing flourishing business- and seem to be well patronized. , ' The Sunday School at Castle school house three miles below town which Is being conducted by Rev. and Mrs. Frank S. Hart, was attended Sunday by the following young people of Inez: Mr. and Mrs. Urady jNewDerry, rs. O. C. Richmond, Misses Marela Demp sey, Mary Copley, Julia Watterson and Virginia Roach : Messrs. Joe wara, Beech Ward, Kenton Falrchild, .Fred Falrchlld, Wallace Maynard and Jack Allen. ' : ' EARLY CLOSING HOUR. We understand that a petition will be circulated within tho next few days In reward to early closing of stores In Louisa during the spring and summer mouths. CHINESE FAMINE LAID I TO DEFORESTATION .:,...'. ' "5 ( ': - - . in.- 'f V1 ,.'iW V I . .. . THC RCV. WILLIAM TOUT. D RSTrHJCTtoN China's great forests is Illumed by returning mission!! rte for Uie wottd's worst famine that now theeaasM to wipe out K'.fKKKtKM) llres ia Ma Cea tral Ch.b. - . .. The Jti-v, ir. Stool, f Louiawllle ml tieoraetonii, Kyi.'wlio haa rptttrii: ed lioine lifter live ,ears-lB China, will beglu a tour of the Male sext k to tell uf lae horrible conditions Is the fall tne area. ' The Her. Mr. Sunn Is siiNre hi ralav Ihg funds for the China f'anln Pund, of which Joseph l!uri;e. Mxiubn ille. Is tren.stirer, and the Kev. Dr. K. Y. liul- II lir-. Is i-liHlnnsii. Through the China Kuuilna Fund, every relief ornmilsaUoii III Clafba Is supplied with funds. .. KENTUCKIAN TELLS OF WORST FAMINE Tic Rev. William Stout BUmes China's Catastrophe to De struction of Forests WILL SPEAK OVER STATE Dwnructinn of North Ctttna'f grnit fortts during the renturlea that have pawed ; (his deforestation which now leaves au ares uf MXJ.ttXi square ra'lrn denuded of iret. is the direct cause tbe worst famine hi hMorj. This Is the declaration of mission rje re turning from the famine area and voiced by the Itev. WittLam Slout, who liss returned io hia home io Geo rye town. Kj., ai'icr Uv jeers Id OMna. Ttia Kev. Mr. Stout will start a tH-aklng tour of the stale next week In the Inlerest of the China Famine Fund of whlrta Joaeph Btirge, V Hoard of Trade Hulldlng. I.oulirvllia, la i-halr-niau. ', Through tbe China Famine Fund, every relief organization la China la supplied with funds; these' organUai tiomi, including Uie Ked Cross, the 8ml vat'oii Army. Chrlsiian miwluoa, re ligious orgsnlr.st'oua and American oniis. Defsreatatian la' Blamed. ' Tlila great cslawtroplie wblcb lb reu tens to wipe out the lives Of 15, Wm.oOO persons within the next ntxtjr das, hesuid, is due to drouths, the natural result of the denudation of to rents which lias gone on for centu ries la North China, Wkh few trees on the land to hold the moisture Uie natural consequence la that rainfall ia small and uncertain. Kven In years when Uie ralufull ia suUlilent the Yel low Hlver and oUier river break over their banks, unprotected by trees, washing away Uie soil and deluging the crops. "It is a prevalent idea Uiat rir la the main food of all tbe Chinese "peo ple. This Is true in South China where travelers get their impression and la strengthened by Uie fact that nearly all Uie Chinese In America came froan South Otuna. In the fall, wheat la own In North China and after being harvested in the early summer, millet a4 vrchum are sown. Root Always Eaten, v ; "Ail these crops are harreKted by being pulled up by the roots as these with the sulks and straw of Uie grain are Uie main dependence for fuel. In the years when crops are short It does not mean only that some Utile luxuries will have to be given up, but It means that there will be less of the coarse millet meal bread. It menu that whan tbe potatoes are gone Uie vines will be eaten; It means that Instead of two or three maala a day there will be only one,.' ' "When a crop failure Is fifty per cent, as it often is, it means that many starve to death. The last five crops have been only about ten per cent of normal. "Practically all of North China is Tillage after village, often only sepa rated by al few yards of ground. In parts of North China the population is twenty times denser than in JelTer nn County. The Chinaman may live and carry on a business in a port re mote from his ancestral village, but be expects to go there and spend his last days and be buried by the side of has aucesiora, ' - ' x f WAYNE ITEEIS Mrs. Joe Newman and Mrs. CU'.Je. Newman were shopping In Huntington the tlrst of the week. Air. and Mrs. Fisher Seaggs .unt little son returned Sunday from a visit with Ceredo relatives. J. T. McCoy of Shoals was her on buslnesa Saturday. -Mi Matt Adkins .spent lust wlv with relatives In Kenova. - F. W. Terrill was called to Hunting- Inn liVMn tf nn u,n,.mt ,1... , , - -' .. . ... v iyvi ,uu Illness of his daughter. Dorothy, who is in the Guthrie hospital. Mrs. J. W. Ketchum and dnugiiter Miss Nlla spent Saturday and Sunday here with relatives. , , Mr. and Mrs.. Will Perry and children of Logan are visiting relatives hers Miss Elisabeth Austin, of Ceredo. visited Miss Melba Spur lock last week. Homer Hooton, of Lavuleite, W, fa., was here on business last Thursday ' Mrs. Tom Aliff visited relatives in Huntington Inst week. ' ,- Miss Lucille Ferguson spent lur wwk with friends at, Huchannon W. Mrs. R. C, Taylor left Monday far a visit with relatives at Fort Oay. Mrs. Virginia ltlfe and- Mrs. Tim Perry are on the sick list this weak. W. H. Allen of Herbert wns a visiter here Monday. Basil Burgees of West Moretand spnnt Thursday with inlallvi-s hr. Mrs. Kpsom Cole of Corodo spent several days Inst week with her pur enu. Rev. and Mra. A. W. Dumroti. hiiIs IWrv was In lluntinaton cut business Saturday. . GRIMES. I.irl Mosser, manager of Cash Feed Si ore. of Wayno, has purchased al bus on the V. It ntllwaw i and plans to eiwt a two-story build ing there for the purpose of dolr.f a. whidesale feed business. Penrl tester, who was ettn-tud ein stalile Irt Ceretlo district In the Novem br eli'iloii, railed to qualify and Stonewall llloss. of Kenova. haa bwn ippointed to nil the vacancy In this jfrii-e. J, N. Csnndn .has b-cn p rmlnt.sl constable In Union district to Mil tho vacancy ciiuscd by Uih failuro A Kd Donahue to iualrv for this of fice.. :..;.,,:;', - ,' ' ' ', ' ' ' ' , pMirly Miiys snd Ciisitle Wel.l,, both t'ormerly of U'uyn county nnd wrsll knomn to a number or petifilo her, were marrl.-d'ln woosier, tihio, last Wednesday. They will make thWr hom In Hlttmsn, tililiii ... . ..':-. Chapman Allen. . foraierly doputy under Shorlff Cyrus, has Oetui appoint -.-d bookki-eper in the office erf Hherlff Itrumllel.l by a county court order f. . fwtlve Marvl 1.' Allen will roeolv a uiliiry of lio a month. Th salaries .of the following court house .dcliuliea lutve ,m i..ul rH-.H. jr& to Hil a month: Fred lrry, Jtumo .voKiiis. r.vereti walker and Lillian ' IVrgtison. The salary of Jailor Cleve land Km ley has been fixed at a. nonih, The salary of deputy slierir: .'lay H.. Wlillaros has been act at month. , Kllw Davis haa been appointed . keeiwr of the Wayne County Infirmary by order of the county court.' Davis mis mnveu ironi his rsrm m Millers Fork, and succeeds Hum Adkins as Mipepiintendeni of the comity larni. D.ivla will ri-ceive a imlarv of 7R month. Al. D. Maynard has lnn ni.i,int,.,t constablo or Grant district tn auoeeett S. D .Maynard srhn was regularly el'-cted but failed to nliallt e.-.-Wavn County Ncwa 100 Acre Farm Near Louisa for Sale 2Vi miles from Louisa, about 16 seres bottom, residence almost new won Id cost $3(100 to build now. flood burn, a number of fruit trees, good ' grazing lands, timber enough to keep up the place. Natural gas in the house at no cost for fuel and lights. This feature alone Is worth half the price of the place In the coil run of years. OH rights reserved. Knsv terms on deferred uv. menu If desired.. Apply to CONIJSV A BUrUH'lSS. Louisa,- Ky. :! FERGUSON. W. VA. A Suhday S hool was organised here Humlny. Wayne .Ferguson was elected superintendent. Jay Vlnaon assistant. Mrs. Joe Merchant, secretary and Mrs. Sim Plnaon treasurer. W are trying to make a line . Sunday School. Mrs. Victoria Vinson and niece Hasel Klrby returned Sunday from a visit In Huntington. Born, to Mr. nnd Mrs. Henry Adkana a glrf. THE WOMAN CANDIDATE. 'I'd like to run for office." Said the dainty little thine-. Hut.geo. 'twould break my he: art to throw My hat into the ring!" , NOTICE We are now eguipped to paint and varnish ca"rs, as we have onened un a first- class paint shop, and can take care of any car needing this kind of work, at anv time. We also have the plxide Battery to fit all makes of cars, and carrv a icomnlpip line of Buick and Chevrolet parts, and accessories of every , description, and are agents for the famous Gab riel : Snubberu, and Lyon Bumpers. Give us a trial, and we will guarantee satisfaction., Nelson Motor Car Co (Incorporated) , 18th St. & Greenup Ave. ASHLAND, KY. r