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Advertising is an Absolute Necessity to Every Business. Try an Ad. in tha Big Sandy News and you twill ba plssied with tha raaulta t I I i Tha Bio Sandy Nawa wiH bring your advertising in mora homes for tha aama money than any other .aa-er in Eastern Kantucky , i I Aut inveniam viam, aut facia m Voluma XXXVI. Number 31. LOUISA. LAWRENCE COUNTY, KENTUCKY, APRIL 8, 1921. M. F. CONLEY and E. K. SPENCER, Publisher BIO MEWS. MNP JAS. C.ADAMS ANSWERS SUMMONS SUMMER SCHOOLS FOR KENTUCKY TEACHERS ' Frankfort Kx Uniform courses of study will be uaed In the summer training achoula which George Calvin, ; Superintendent of Public Instruction, FISCAL COURT FORMER FLOYD V11 V-An nAl.l M t: - expects to conduct in practically ev il ui iwvnii iivki man tics Here After Long Illness. ry city of this mats and whloh will . supplant the county teachers' Instl I lutes. " v ' The schools are to bi'Kin June 6 and VOTES MONEY TO "POINT ROAD COUNTY QTIZEN corns suicide -i ' . The Huntington Herald Dispatch of The Lawrence Fiscal Court met lust to extend five vivki. The work done 1 Tuw,dlr wlth mem,""r" Present as last Monday contained the following in the schools will be a part of the "M,ww"! .. (m .!.. vnapman. . arueie. - r. jconcrtf ; waa formerly i... .. l. i m i. r. uiumonu. a. v. ; voiiman. joon irum ruiva couniv. . two brothers Mr. Jami-s C. Adams passed away hv th iTnivnr.itv f u-.i, ' H. Krasher, R. C. Miller, Henry Bishop Sherman and Cleve Roberta, were real- last Monday morning at five o'clock at lhl. w0 normaI .chools and I. to h i"1 - v- Pac,' dents of Louisa for a.short time a feSv the Brunswick Hotel In Louisa. He ,lndr tno supervision of one of these -lalm wer Passed upon for various years ago and now live near Buchanan, OF BIG SANDY hilt hMn 111 tnr iMMtrnl mnnlha and ...... - - - r . - institutions ana no summer school can nau oet-n cuimneu 10 n roum mosi m , established that baa not been an klnilu of work done for the county. ".'he (.lection of a county treasurer the time, alnca last Christmas. Having proved by the University of Kentucky took ',,Ht'" Tuesday at one o'clock . " 'T, , w"".or one of the normal schools and the Department of Education. granted for such work In the present institutions, not able to combat tha physical trou blca that attacked him, though he stood up bravely against them until recently. ' The body waa taken to hla old home - at Portsmouth for burial. The inter ment took place on Wednesday. A funeral service was held here on Tues day by Kevs. John Cheap and J. D. Bell. Tha Maaona accompanied the body to Uu 11. W. depdt in Fort Gay. At 'Portamouth the Knight Templar order had charge of tha bur-1 lal, and an Episcopal minister officiat ed. Mr. Adams waa a member of the Kpiscopal Church. A wife, son and daughter aurvive. tn U;tsr fcci-ff Mrs. Wm. McDyer, of Charleston, W. Va. The eon Is Wm. . Aduma, of Toledo, Ohio, and he uttemled .the burut at Portsmouth. . A brother. . P or cnicago, waa nere - to see Mr. hla dratll. The surviving sisters are Mrs. Julia A. Leach and Mrs. Ltda Klnnoy, of Los Angeles, California. Mrs. Karlo Adama, widow of Mr. . Adams' : son. came to Louisa from Portsmouth with her three children . Kunday -afternoon, i Mr. Adams waa the son of a promi nent business man of Portsmouth, O. He waa a man of unusually wide read- ' ing and general Information. , As a hotel proprietor he was counted a suc cess, being genial, alert and popular. tie had. been In thla business for many years, both at Catlettsburg and Lou isa. Thla save him. a wide acquaint ance and a great number of filends, ( Judge Allen N. Cisco haa decided all of whom share with the family in that ha will not ba a candidate for re t.ia feeling of loaa and sorrow. 'election to the office of Circuit Judge Mr. Adama had beld a responsible of thla district. We learn that he 'position with Dixon. Moore , .Co... made this declaration t the opening wholesale grooers, for quite a while 'of court at Qrayaon on Monday of thla Under a new law this office goes U the lows: bidder. Then wtre four The purpose of the summer schools is to enable as many teachers as pos sible to meet standards of qualifica tions required by tho new law. -. The entrance requirements are iden- rtt.nl Mrllh Iknu- maiiI.I - work In the normal schools. Th umo Pro.rtion of bond moViey due the Tug credits will be granted for work! done ifr,ver TOU,e' The 8,t dPttrtmen' i . l , . ... . lAffrepd tti nirAflt . that . vnonrtlfiirA nf in i n summer training scnoois aa IS bidders and O. R. Burgess was . the lowest He executed bond at once in the rum of f 80,000.00. . ', -. "r . On Wednesday the court considered a proposition to place at the disposal of the State Road department ' the 11 JURORS PLEAD FOR , OR. WINNES' DISMISSAL Harlan, Ky. The .11 lurora who held Or. H. C. Winnes, former Ctncinnatlan to be Innocent at his recent trial for tho alleged murder of Mlsa Lura Par mas, have Issued a signed statement Adams a fw dnys hvrnrn icurlng winnes should- br dismissed without further trial, declaring his' prosecution is a disgrace to the state find that the signers believe the slayer came out of the state prison camn at Dillon. The. statement scored Moses Brewer, Juror, who held out for winnes' conviction. agreed to' direct the expenditure of this money on tha road from Louisa to Ines. It amounts to one-fourth of .the mpney that will be realised from the sale of bonds voted Dec. 20, 1818. The action was strenuously opposed by the county attorney. It is expected that some action will bo tuken at this term to give the Blaine road Its proportion of the bond money The members of the court made an Inspection trip to the county Infirmary ThurmlH. . JUDGE CISCO IS OUT OF RACE previous to his last Illness. Mrs. Adams wHI continue In chars of the BrunaWtCK Hotel, n is sain. Those who went from here to lorts ' tnouth to the burial were Mrs. Adams. Mr. and Mrs. W. L. MoDyer. John ("ummlngs, Karl McClure, L. T. Mo dure and Mr. and Mrs. K. E. Shannon of this place, and Miss Josephine Hiir i kins of lrotonsburg, Geo. Wm. Mc. " dure, of Cincinnati, and other rela tives Joined them there. " Pike County Elects ' Highest Bidder Treasurer A new law is In effect this year gov . ernlng the election of county treasurers In Kentucky. It provldea that the court shall advertise for bids on the ofTlce and shall -elect the "lowest and .best bidder," A report from Pike county says the hlchrst bidder waa elected. We did not learn the name of the man elected, . but the report aays the court Ignored the loweat and best bidder provjulon nnd chose the one who waa able to corral the greatest number of votea In the court. It Is further reported that the election will be vigorously con tested. . ' The law contemplates the ellmlna Hon of politics and prejudice from this matter and evidently Intends that the bids be "laid upon the table" In open court. . The lowest bidder, unless un qualified or disreputable. Is Intended by the law to be elected, without sec - ret ballot or other secret processes. week, juage rnos, u. xneooaiq bus an nounced bis entry Into the race, fol lowing the very earnest appeal nf many cltlsena. He ranks aa one of the ableat lawyers In Eastern Kentucky and en joys tho confidence of the people. No one who knows him doubts that he would serve with distinction and ab solute Impartiality.. r It was expected that Judge Cisco would be a candidate, but we are In formed that he will locate in Hunt Ington for the practice of law "after the close of his term, which will be at the end of 1921 Mr. J. II. Abbott and Miss Clere Married S. M. STURGELL ANNOUNCES FOR SHERIFF OF LAWRENCE The attention of the public Is called espoolully to the announcement of Mr. H. M. fUurgell for Sheriff of Lawrence county, uppearlng In this Issue of the Niava His candlducy will be will received, as lie Is well and favorably 'known. He is a man of energy, who -attends tti his duties promptly. He would make a good Sheriff for these and other reasons. , He Is honest ana sohuf and could easily give the bond. He would account for every dollar passing throuyh bis hands. Mr. Stur gelljis accommodating and popular, and numbers hla friends by the hundreds. ". It ' PIKE COUNTY MARRIAGE. Claudo Helm, 26. of Stone, Ky., and Miss Bertha Justloe, IS, Of Woodman, Ky were married by the Rev, L. S. Cunningham last week. dr. Helm In a son of Mr. and Mrs. J. B. Helm, of the Kentucky town, where the newly married pair will make their home and Mrs, Helm Is a daughter of Mr. and Mrs. J. W. Jus-t tiee. of Woodman. The brldogroom was born in Floyd county, Va and the bride in Pike county, Ky. Wil liamson News. ' The marrlaae of Mr. John H. Abbott of Ltunham, and Miss Easter Clere, of Coalton, took place laat. Thursday In Huntington, W. Vs. ; ' The bride Is the attractive daughter of O. C. Clere and was a teacher in the Boyd county schools. For two years she has taught at Dunham, a mining town near Jenkins. Mr. Abbott la the son of Mrs. Ar- mlnta Abbott of this place. He has been employed as Inspector by the Consolidation Coal Company a number pf years and la located at Dunham. Their wedding tour Includes a visit to Washington and other points In the East . OIL LEASE 8UIT. A numbVr of cltlsena of the upper Blaine country x were In Louisa this week on their way to Covington, where they are to be witnesses In a suit In volving an oil lease on the land of Monroe Moore. The Union- company 5md a lease. Mr. Moore claims he did hot receive tender of rental until two days after date due, so he leased it to another company. The Union enjoined the latter from drilling the lease.. MARRIAGE LICEN6E8. Q. W. Stevens, 2b, to Llnmle Brum ie(d, 21, of Webb. W. Va. Helwln Evans, 22, to Rosio Evans, 17, of Naugatuck, .W. Va. Frocliel Ferguson, 27, of Fort Cay, to Kuh McComas, 17, of Prlchard. Jas. Curtla Blankenshlp, 20, to Lydia Castle, 20. of Martha. ' Christopher Dillon, - 24, to , Vada Urumr.eld. 18, of Webb, W. Va. Charley Maynard, 22, of Ole-nhayes, to Uxsle Lemaster, 18, of Louisa. Chaa. Ledford, 21, to Julia Fraley, 21, of Blaine. , . Lafe Barnett 21, to Vlrgie Moor, 26, of lyoulsa. Announcement of Marriage of Miss Georgia Byington i Announcement Is made this week of the marriage of Miss Georgia Bying ton and Mr. Dayton C. Brewer". We are Informed that the wedding took place October 24, 1920, at Warren, O., and their wadding trio Included a visit to Cleveland, Niagara. Falls and New York. - ; The bride la a daughter of Prof, and Mrs. W. M. Byington, of this place. She Is a beautiful young woman; i graduate of the High School and Bus iness Departments of Kentucky Nor mal College and for tha past two years haa hed a position as stenographer for Watson Bros. Stect Company In Youngstown. Ohio. , Mr. Brewer was educated In Penn sylvanla. He Is a contractor In Youngstown, which for the present will be their home. He arrived in Lou Itia Tuesday of this week. His wife had been here several days visiting her parents. . - :" .", Aged Widow of Rev. French Rice Passes Away Mrs. Elisabeth Bice died at her home at Yateaville Monday of this week. She was the. widow of Rev. French Rico, and was the daughter of a pio neer citlsen, Jeptha Hewlett, of near Fallsburg. Mrs. Rice was 88 years of age. She was born March 18, 1838, was married August 27, 1857, and died April 4, 1921. A She leaves one daughter and five sons, thirty grandchildren and thirty- threo great grandchildren. Mrs. Rice had lived the Ufa of a Christian for many years.. Her fu neral was conducted from the old home on Wednesday by her brother, the Rev. II. B. Hewlett, of Louisa, ana was attended by a very large gathering of friends. ,- -. " -. BIG OIL WELL. The Union Gas A Oil Company's best well Is said to be On the Lewis Hkairgs farm on Keaton. It Is the first well on that Uuol and was drilled In liist month. - ' FOUR PAR0LE8 GRANTED. Frankfort Ky. Paroles have been vranted to the following prisoners: Carew Williams, Breathitt, Sentenced five years for manslaughter in 1918; Harry Thompson, Boyd, one year for malicious shooting, L920; Paul Jones, Harlan, one year for . housebreaking, 1920; George Harris,' negro, two years for- grand larceny, 1919. Vwl LL A PPO I NT TWO YOUTH 8 ' TO U. 8. NAVAL ACADEMY Covington, Ky. Senator Richard P. Ernst has two -appointments open in the Naval Academy. Eamlnatlons will he held April SO. Names of applicants .'must be received by him not later than April 9. KENTUCKY OFFICER, FROZEN, DIES IN COBLENZ ; Bowling Green, Ky. Charles Roomor received a telegram from Washington, announcing the death of his son, First Lieut Hubert Roemer, April 1, In a hospital at Coblens, Germany. , ' Six weeks ago one side of his face was frozen .while on duty. He was 26 years old last Sunday,, and was grad uated In 1919 from the Military Aca demy at West Point. He had been In Germany two years. TWO MEN HELD FOR v KERMIT SHOOTING Two Kcrmlt W. : Va, . men were taken In charge by State police officers after shots had been fired Into the bank building at that place, and will be given a hearing before a Justice of the peace. ' His parents also moved to thla county: . C. W. Roberts, of 704 Twelfth avenue, was found dead in his bed In a local 'hotel at eleven o'clock Sunday morn ing. ''."...; . . , Investigations conducted by Dr. L. T. Vinson,- county coroner, brought from that Official a formal verdict to the effect ' that death bad ensued (from cyanide of potassium, self-administer- d. ' , Mr.' Roberts,' head of the firm of C. W. Roberts & Company, ' wholeaale Jewelers, was born near Palntavllle, Ky., and was forty-two years old He started his business career as a traveling salesman forajewelry firm. He had resided in Huntington for six .years. . Something ' more than three STREET PAVING. years ago he organized a wholesale)' A steam shovel was put to work Jewelry business In Huntington. The I Wednesday excavating Main street Dusiness grew rapidly, despite the con-' from the railroad to Main Cross street BUAHD OF HEALTH WILL f PPI? It J WM1 lf MOTEATER SHED8- JiJEEK FAifilLY Louisville, April 2. A campaign Will ! -be started immediately by the State I Board of Health to protect the water sneas or Kentucky, Dr. A, T. McCor-, ' mack. State Health Officer, and F, C- ' norcedTerVfoTKr- p'ro: First Response to' Our Call vldos that persons who threaten the fnr ITictnvv 0, purity of streams by throwing Into J " oaiiu them carcasses of (Jead animals or. other decaying animal matter may be prosecuted by the State Sanitary j ivtxmeer or local health officials, and ! Families. tinder it according to Dr. MoCormack and Mr. Dugan, prosecutions will be Instituted wherever violations are en countered. . '. . Dr. Irvln Linderberger, ' Jefferson county health officer, already haa sworn out one warrant against a 'per son guilty of dumping a carcass on the tanks of the Ohio river, on the river road, near Louisville, and he has announced that othen similar prosecu tions w4U be Instituted shortly.: Mr. Dugan says attention of several violators of the law Its provisions and that unless their practices are altered he will re sort to the courts in several counties of the State. One James Meek, of the County ef Ferry, Province of Ulster. Ireland, had a son Adam Meek, born In the year 1746, who came to South Carolina with the ancestors of President Andrew Jackson and James K. Polk. They all netted in Meckenburg ' county, North . Carolina, now Union county. Adam Meek served during the Revo lution In Cspt Baker's company und-sr tol Francis Marlon In tho ...,. South Carolina Colonial troops. After dltlona following the armistice. Mr. Roberts was public-spirited and felt a. keen, interest in the civic wel fare of Hdntington. He was a member of Huntington Lodge 212, B. P. O. Elks, a member of the Rotary Club and' of tha Chamber of Commerce, of the Credit Men's Association and other bodies of prominence. His parents and brothers survive. Mrs. Roberts and their young son and daughter are in Memphis, where Mrs. Robertswas summoned several days ago on account of the illness of her father, who is suffering from an Incur' aoie malady. V. Tha remains will be shipped Memphis under an escort from the Elks' lodge. The funeral and burial will occur there. ; Despite the fact that there waa no outward motive for his act friends of Mr. itooerts .had been apprised that (for several days he had faced business aimcuities that had preyed heavily upon his mind. These, It' was stated, did not Involve Insolvency, or even portend Insolvency, but were of a na ture that discouraged him In fighting an uphill battle during readjustment A" was stated that . Mr. Roberts waa cheerful when last seen Saturdayilarht and hod made an engagement to go to fcnurch with hla business associate, Mr. Parker. When he failed to show up Tor this appointment Mr. Parker became concerned, fearing4 Illness tnlght have prevented. He called his room at the hotel ,but received no re ply.. He went to the room and, finding the door locked, secured . assistance and made the startling discovery of Mr. Roberts' death.- Coroner L, T. Vinson waa summoned and after ex amlnatlon pronounced death due to poison, self-administered, Pennsylvania to be Made Negro Haven by Boss Penrose's Equality Law Washington. A far-reaching politi cal effect is predicted by both repub lican and democratic leaders to result from the declaration of Senator Pen rose, member of the republican nation. al committee from Pennsylvania and titular republican leader 'of that state for "equal rights" for the negro. . Acting largely under orders from Penrose, the house of representatives at Harrisburg has Just passed a bill which provides that negroes in Penn sylvania may patronize hotels, cafes, restaurants, educational Institutions and amusement places on equal terms with whites. The measure would se verely penalise those who own or con duct "public utilities or accommoda tlons" for refusing negroes access to them or for denying negroes the same privileges accorded whites. "I communicated with my friends at Harrisburg that I wanted the bjll pass ed.H, Penrose said. I believe the time has come when mur negro citizens must no longer be which provide that negroes in Penn- denied those rights as free men which given them - by the constitution. There must be an 'end to the repression and discrimination to which the ne groes are subjected." VETERANS WIN. Columbus, Ohio. Black and whits equality does not "go" In Ohio's capt- Itol. Adjutant General - p&orge W. Florence can give testimony on this point. , , In hla absence a subordinate desig nated a negro to be superintendent of the State House and grounds. Under him are a number of veterans of the. Thla is truly a wise selection and we Civil War. ' 'ere glad to state that Mr. Stewart has KENTUCKY'S DEBT GROWING. They offered their protest In a body, accepted the appointment. He Is in Krnnkfort. Ky.. April J. Kentucky's threatening to resign and to start a 1 perfect sympathy with the work whloh indebtedness, beginning this month, is ' legislative Investigation if the ' ap- ' the Chamber of Commerce hi doing K.zxj,277.84, as compared with 15,- pointce were retained. ,and has already taken an active part JW.,172,16 the first of last month. The negro was removed. In Its deliberations. Independent J. W. M. 8TEWART CHAIRMAN At the laat meeting of the Board ofj xsireciors oi wo uumner oi com merce In Ashland, the vacancy caused by the death of Dr. 8. P. Fetter was tilled. By unanimous vote Mr., J. W. M. Stewart was chosen for thfs place. RESIDENCE TAKEN OVER FOR A HOSPITAL The beautiful, residence of G. W. Atkinson in Louisa Is to be remodeled and converted into 'The. Grace Hos tltal," with Dr. Ira Wellman In charge. April 20th haa been fixed as the opening date. ' '. A registered nurse, Miss Mary Glaze Ridgeway, of Martinsville, Ohio, grad uate of King's Daughters' Hospital of Ashland, la here to take charge of the work. , This will expedite the work very de cidedly. . The street from Main Cross street to the bridge has been excavated and stone la being laid. This will .be rushed to completion, as It Is a. very important connection. Work on Lock avenue will be started very Boon, as the new water main Is about ready to have the water trans ferred to It from the old Hue. This is what the contractor has been waiting lor.s Some belated work of lowering water and gas lines on Main Cross street is now being completed. . j ... Marriage of W. L: Hayes and Miss Annie Skeens Mr. Wlllard L. Hayes and Miss An nle Skeens were married Wednesday evening pt this week, at 6:80 oclock. at the residence of M. F. Conley. They left on the 1 e'clock train for a trip extending ever a period of two weeks or more. After that they will' be lo cated in Magoffin county, where Mr. Hayes haa a contract -for drilling-a number of oil wells for the Petroleum Exploration . company. Both of these people have lived In Louisa for a number of years and have many friends. The bride Is worthy of he respect she has -enjoyed here and everybody wishes her a long and happy life. Mr. Hayes is an honest and Indus trlous man, skilled In his line as an oil worker, and successful as a contractor. Mr. and Mrs. Hayes carry with them Ahe best wishes of host of friends. The date of the wedding had been kept secret but the news spread rapidly when it took place and a considerable number of friends met them at the de potjand sent them away under showers or rice ana congratulations. that he has called to the wn!l , , Ie ""led Martha several violators of the ?-f Charlotte. N. C, In 1781. an i n-iniivfm 10 Tennessee In 1783. They had six children: James Steel, Alox ander Wallace, David, Sarah, Jane, and Adm Kennedy. Meek. ... Jnmes 8. Mrek,jthe eldest son. went to Kentucky end Is supposed to be he ancestor of the Meek family of the Big Sandy valley The Weeks are Scotch-Irish. In very early day (they came to Sandy and settled in what Is now Johnson county. The family has failed to keen a record of their ancestors. We have the record of the families , of .famea snd Wm. Meek. , James' eldest daugh ter, born in the year 1808, -was Llen cenda Meek, who died in the yaar l0o' l elng 97 years of age. She mm r'el a Ward. Wm. Meek married a Mollett, Mallnda married a Ward. alK in married a Ward. Thev all live to great age. William Mek, the brother of James, married Judith Pno- lar. and they wrre the parents of lsanc Meek, who was born in 1810. Isaac married a Ward, and they had the fol lowing children: Judith, William. Zephaniah, Pauline, Zinna, ' Shad rack. Sally, Jesse, Green, Vinnie, and Exer Meek. These are all dead except Jesse . and Exer, and the latter Is the wife cf M. L. K. Wells, who is furnishing this bit of family history. ' 7 Wm. Meek, father of Isaac, went to Arkansas and raised a family whom I know but little about . James Meek, of Sandy Valley, was twice married, and Jesse, father of the Lawrence county Meeks. was his non by xhe second marriage. (If any nut finds any mistake In .this I would h glad to be corrected. I have the-.'nost of thla Information from Alexander Kennedy Meek, of Washington, D. C. who Is' a grandson of Adam y . vr.i. Jr.) , 7 ' . We find In the census renort of I7n there was listed In South Carolina a .Tame Meek and Jamea Meek, .tr James Meek of seme county. In Fay ette county, another James Meeks William Meek, brother and father of the late Mat MeK ef ' j ronton, unto, went in an early day to St. Louis, Mo., and raised a family there. One of his daughters man-led a Mr. Anderson of. St Louis. The daughter of Captain Green Meek, v as the wife of the late Jno. C. C. Mayo., multi-millionaire, and later the wife of Dr. Fetter, who resided at Ashland. M. L. K. WELLS. Building Under Way for New Louisa Enterprise H. H. Queen, at the head of the con fetructlon department of the Eastern Kentucky Lumber & Supply Company, haa started the building that will house the machinery and shops of the company. Corrugated Iron is the ma terial being used. The building will be ready in about ten days to receive the machinery, which is now on the road. The company will be' ready for business within a short time. The location is on the Chapman lot below the C. & p. freight depot - BROTHER-IN-LAW OF - ' HARDING IS GIVEN JOB Washington. Appointment of : Prof. Hebor H. Votaw, brother-in-law of Prealdent Harding, as superintendent of Federal prisons was announced by the Department of Justice. He took office April 6, succeeding H. S. Dlck erson, resigned. ASHLAND MAN FINED IN OHIO. Columbus, O. Charles E. Morris, of Ashland, Ky., was fined (250 costs In Federal court for transportation tf 'Mhiuor. He was arrested at St. Clairs- vllle, Ohio, Monday and an automo bile carrying 40 quarts of whiskey seized. .. :: , POPULATION OF A8HLAND TO BE ABOUT 20,000 Ashland, Ky. Within a few .weeks Ashland win be enabled to claim a population of 20,000 as the result of action taken by the City Council. An ordinance taking in the districts now known as Pollard, Oakview and Fair view waa passed. I, NEW OIL WELL. An oil well 00 Robt Arden's farm. In Carter county, near the Lawrence linn' nnens new terrltnrv. Jt ham wit VOTE 8CHOOL BONDS lyet been shot but the showlnar of oil AT CATLETTSBURG, When drilled In Is said to be very ''.:' v ' 11 - j promising., j ' , By a vote of more than 15 to 1 the' 1 school bond Issue at Catlettsburg waa PAUL 8UNSHINE DIETRICK adopted. The vote stood 74S for bonds and 48 against' ; As a result of the election, bonds to the total of approlmately 146,000 will be Issued, . It was stated. The money will be used to erect 1 two modern school buildings at either end of 'the town, according to plans made public by the school board.. AT LOUISA APRIL 7th Thursday night of this week Mr. Dletrlck, the humorous lecturer, will fill his engagement at Eldorado theater In Louisa. . This Is the final number In the season's lyceum course, . r A picture will be run the same night without extra charge for admission. I Rebekah Lodge Instituted in Louisa Last Friday There was Instituted at Louisa on last Friday night a Rebekah Lodge. The degree staff from Aahland con sisting of about 15 members, instituted tue lodge. With a charter membership of 48 and there were in addition to the charter members 12 . others who were duly Instructed in the mysteries of the order. The lodge was named Betsy Ross, Rebekah Lodge." . After the Installation, the dauirhers Qf the. new lodge served an excellent supper, whloh certainly was tip toi m every respect There were at least ' 0 persons present and a delliditful time Kvas had on this occasion. The new order Is to meet each Tuesday evening . Mrs. trteiia Moore was elected an Noble Grand, and Mrs. Monroe Sam- hions as Vice Grand; Miss May Hale. financial secretary. Miss Marie Hale, recording secretary, Mrs. Mattla At. kins, treasurer. The Noble Grand then appointed . the following officers: Warden, Mrs. Prdcv,, tor Sparks; Conductress. Mrs.. Kay ' ordan; Chaplain, Mrs. Emma Pickle- slmer; Right Scene . Supporter .Mrs. Alice xayior; Left - Scene ' Supporter, Mrs. H. H. Sparks. The Vice Grand appointed the fol lowing: Right Scene Supporter to Vice Grand, Mrs. Amanda McDowell; Left Scene Supporter, Miss Virginia Rob erts. , , - j '"' Noble Grand alBO appointed: Inside Guardian, Kay Jordan; Outside Guar dian, W. W. See. - Mrs. Mary E. Sparks was selected ; as Lodge Deputy. The lodge meets at 7:30 p. m. I FT. THOMA8 COMMISSARY - ( v IS HIT BY 140,000 FIRE Fort Thomas, Ky. Fire partially de stroyed the commissary at the army post here early last Friday with a loss of 140,000. A sentry discovered the flames and cannon shots aroused the 700 soldiers, who fought the fire with the aid of the Fort Thomas and Newport fire depart ments. , "3 The ipost Is situated on the highest . range of hills along the Ohio river and the flames were visible for many miles. Vast quantities of sugar and bacon were burned.