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SANDY "Cubncribe Fcr Your Ik :r.e Town Paper Wed." Nov. 7 to 12 "Subscribe Fcr Ycur Home Town Paper Week" Nov. 7 to 12 1 1 ir. i tint invenUnn vi-am, aut faciam i ... .a l , 1 bp , Volum. XXXVII. Numb.rB. ' ' LOUISA, LAWRENCE COUNTY. KENTUCKY. OCTOBER 7, 1921. M. F. CONLEY and E. K. SPENCER, Publishers CC'JRTKCUSEAT WAYIJE EURIIED TO THE GROO Vaults Protect AH Valuable Records, Except the As sessment Lists. The Wayne county, W. Va., court houw hh destroyed by fire early Bun day morning, October i. ' Tbe Ore proof vaulta withstood the fames, saving all the records therein. The assessment rials were In the Sher iff's office and were lost. This Is the most serious loss sustained In the way ef records. It will necessitate taking the lists over again. Ceredo and East L; nn district had already received their completed tax books and there will not have to be re-assessed. .nc nrc 12 iscucai to cava, occn or Incendiary origin. A bloodhound was brought to the scene promptly and picked up a trait leading to a point outside of town, where automobile treads showed that a car bad turnod around. A reward of $6000 has been offered by the court for the capture and conviction of the guilty party or parties. The names started either in the auditorium on the second floor or In the county clerks office. C. W. Ferguson, county' attorney, test a law library worth three thou-. Sand dollars insured for II 000. "- The county engineer's Instruments; and a lot of plana were burned. : The Odd Fellows hall has been des. Ignated for use aa a court house. The records are in the Jail and are being cloaely guarded. The property loss is estimated at 1100.000 to 1160.000. The building was . eictrd In 1S9I at a cost of about $50, 000. Costs how are so much higher1 that ths building could not be replaced frr double that figure. ' Aa emergency levy will probably he told to erect a now buiidi lf9 lf f r?AW PflOOAd ItlAB. is. vs. liVllJ a OMVO ' to Her Eternal Reward Mrs. Julia Moore Berry died at tier borne In Louisa Tuesday morning, Oc tober 4 about Sve o'clock. She suffer ed a slight stroke of paralysis a few itmr ago from which she never en -S-,rJrecoverod. For the past few wku she had Mm -confined to uerr home. The announcement of her death brought sorrow to her kindred and friends. She had been a resident of Loulaa many years and bad endoared herself to the "people of the town and community by her christian character and upright life. . Mrs. Berry Waa it years of age. She was the daughter of Nell Moore. She waa married to Mr. M. O. Berry Oct. I. 1170, the day of her funeral bolng on the forty-second anniversary of their marriage. She waa converted in r!y girlhood, since which time she had been a devoted christian and faith ful member of the M. E. Church South, lwaya prompt In aatondance at church ami sctivw in aumiay eohuui and if Mi llenary service. Of her It may truly M said that aha was a good woman. Their only children, Nora and Alta. fled when about SO years of age. The 'rmer married Herbert Carr and lived n Now York at the time of her death. Both the daughters sleep in Fine Hill rcmetery where on Wednesday after- .... LaAw a . ,ka Mnttiw. mtmm lu 1 il 1 1WU 111. VWJ W - ... W m.h.w. . - o rest beside them. i Funeral services, attended by many elatlves and frlenCs. were held at the I I. E, Church South at one o'clock by lev, J. D. Bell and Kev. H. B. Hw- 'tt Scripture lessons were read by ten and the sermon waa preached by , ie pastor, Rev. Bell, from Psalms, 16 wptor. g verse. It being the request ,:f Mrs.' Berry that he use that text. ); have sot the Lord always before j.e: because he is at my right hand, f shall not be moved." ; iThe hymns used were "Rock of Vfes," "How Firm a Foundation" and 'n the Sweet By and By.' WAYNE FAIR CLOSES, i The county fair held last week at i yne. W. Va waa a great success. ',wus attended by a large crowd of ;ple from near-by towna. Boyd Ad ' was In charge of the first day. W. Peters, the second, and W.D.CUck, j third. On the first day there were oo and farm exhibits. On Thurs- the second day, there were spec 1 features, such as school and club The school children and club s and girls hod a miscellaneous ex ,t of compositions, specimens of 'in and cooking and farm products, i Wednesday night a washer was ) by Mrs. Henry O. Taylor, of Fer- j .n, W. Va., Thursday night some ! e were given nway and the last lit a Ford tourii.g car was won by I ' Madge Stuley, daughter of Wal i itnley of BufTalo, W. Va. 'busseyville QIRL DIES. '.ude Hughes, aged ten years, died liHHPwille after an Illness of two iron days. Quinsy was the cause ' - dnath. She was the daughter of s IltiRhes . ". II. B. Hewlott of this place con 'il the funeral aervice. Burial In imily graveyard. I MARRIAGE LICENSES. 1 h'itch, 80, Cassle, W. Va., to fiiimmona, 18. Mlllott, W. Va. 'Inril Sparry, 21, to Trudle John S, liuchanan. srt Claikson, 3S, to Belva Brad- tnley Borders, 20, of Patrick, to . Ray Castle, 17, Ulysses. Son Recovers Father's Civil War Saber t ' A few day, ago James Harshbarger came over to Louisa from Milton, W.1 Vs., on a very unusual mission. He . had learned that Mr. J. W Yates had a ; fikAr that mam taken from hll father.) ! Captain John Harshbarger In 1863. He I ninm In a..n If ha muM eet it. and to ,ern tl,e "c'k" of capture. He I IUUUU wih.1 mr. immm, a. vumicudi- ate soldier, bad captured Captain Harshbarger, a Union man, and after j relieving him of his saber, pistol and horse, turned blm loose. . . Tbe two men grew up In the same1 neighborhood, near Barboursvllle. W, eignoornoon. near uurooursvme. a., and enllated In opposite armies. At the time of the capture Mr. Tales tlln(I ,lke county road worU. Themes was on furlough and visiting home ge ,lvl g thm information arrived af- I folks, while his regiment was in Ral- te a t oI our had betn vrlnV elgh-oc more than 100 miles away.!ed Dut we Itopped tne pre and put He was ready to return to duty and ,h tem ,nt0 lh. rema,nder of the edl- I wanted a horse to cary him back. On ton this particular day Mr. Yates concealed , R' Q Haj 4 of Knolvme and himself near the road, hop ng to catch TweUl -r.nn, w.re iowe,t bidders on I a straggling Union soldier with a ,h. ,.. . M.- T lnilmi.P. , horse, CapL Harshbarger came along aione ana -wen miran, r. ",Tk,i, km-. IMttiinn Th nnmot stepped out and ordered him to sur render and he did so. They then reo cgnlsed each other and Capt. Harsh barger told his captor that his com pany was coming just a short distance behind. Mr. Yates hurriedly marched him into a deep ravine and waited un til . the company passed. Then he mounted the horse- and told the Cap tain tp return to his company on foot. The Union soldlora were on their way to Charleston, after having been sta tioned for some time at Barboursvllle and Capt. Harshbarger bad galloped on ahead to have a short visit with his mother by the time the company could arrive. Mr. Yates very magnanimously gave the saber to Mr. James Harshbarger, who Is greatly delighted with the gift His father died ten or twelve years ago. Mr. Yates Is 4 years old very active, and his memory Is excellent. MRS.I1ARYJ.EVES KILLED BY TRAIN Mrs. Eves died on Monday night from the Injuries described below. The funeral was held Wednesday from the home of her daughter, Mrs. Florida Hack worth. Mrs. Eves waa a sister of Mrs. Lydla AtkLna, of Louisa, and W. A-.HolUof Ceredo. She -lived -In Louisa for many years. ' ' The following 1s from Monday's Ash land Independent: Mrs. Mary J. Eves, 82, Is in a ser ious condition at the King's Daugh ters' hospital In Ashland. Sho was struck by a C. A O. passenger train at Sixteenth street, Ashland, Monday af ternoon. Mrs. Eves had gone on the tracks when she saw an eaat bound switch engine approaching. She stepped on the west bound track only to be struck by the passenger train. She was thrown from ths track and hit on the head. It Is believed she suffered concussion of the brain. -rasTcrgbr nish4 to her aid M eall- ed an ambulanoe which took ber to the bospltaL Feara were expressed that she would ot recover because of her advanced ngo. Mrs. Eves lives on . west Lexington tear Fifteenth street She Is the moth er of Mrs. Grace Rice, Mrs. J. T. Hack- worth and Mrs. Vef Ferguson. There are no gate or watch tower at the railroad crosu g at Sixteenth street It l believed . he woman did not eo ai.y train approaching toward the west as the switch engine cut It iff from view. Ashland Independent. YQUKG MANILAS A LEG CUT OFF Harper Preston, young son of Eu gene Preston, near Richardson, had the misfortune to lose a leg last bunoay while trying to get on a moving coal train at Chapman. He was wearing new shoes and the slick sole caused h.s foot to slip off of the stirrup. The wheel cut his k-g off between the knte r tid vnkle. He was brought to the hospital at Louisa, where the Injury was dressed. Harper waa a member of the Rich ardaon baseball team. They starti.d here or. a motor boat but at Chap man they left the boat and got aboard a passing train, Convicted Weeksbury Officials Get a New Trkl Frankfort Ky., October 4. S. A. Collins and Jerry Hager, Town Mar shal and Police Judge, respectively, of Weeksbury, sentenced to serve 21 years In prison for the murder of Jcrr.d Richmond, to-day were granted a ne.v trial by the Court of Appeals. The court held that the Instructions of the trial court were not correct. REV. U P. KIRK VISIT8 HIS OLD HOME Rev. L. P. Kirk, the well known evan- gellst Is visiting friends and relative) at his old home at inea. Kev. turn now lives at St. Allans, W. Va, and will be engaged In evangelical work during the coming year. He has many iriemia here and elsewhere whb are his well-wlHhers for the success of his life jwork. Warfleld Advertiser. TENNESSEE MEN ' GET ROAD WORK IHSAIJDY VALLEY Mayo Trail in Lawrence and Pike County Job, Will Start Soon. i On Thursday morning of last week th Big Sandy News wired the State Ro.d Department at Frankfort to learn , ,,, ,,. ,h. i,.' Tuto'.tha.Boyd county Una. 4 requires the work to start In this month, and a schedule Is laid down for ths minimum amount of work to be completed In each month. Five per cent Is the requirement for November, and this Is the smallest for any one month. The Job is to be done by De cember SI, 1922. . The contract Is for grading, drain age and bridges. ' The Plke-co., 10 miles, on the Plke-vllle-Willlamson road, was awarded to the Demptef Construction Company of Knoxvllle, tbe price being 1248.315.00. District Attorney Slattery Refuses to Resign Thomas D. Slattery. United States District. Attorney at Covington, has refused a second time to resign his of fice and expects to hold the place un less President Harding exercises his prerogative and dismisses him, It was learned yesterday. : Dispatches from Washington Indi cated that, the Department of Justice had sent a second requost to District Attorney Slattery rwiuestlng his res ignation, declaring It to be a matter of "expediency." It was Indicated that be would bs given ten days In which to answer and If no answer waa received "other action would be taken to force his resignation." ' ' Mr. Slattery, commenting on the re quest aald be refused several weeks fngo. when the first request waa -receiv ed, and had written to the department a few days ago, again declining to re sign, in response to the second request He contends that It has been the law and custom for an appointee to serve out his term, which In this case does rot expire until next May.2S, and by reason of courtesy, next July 1. 'In my letter to the Attorney-Gen eral, I said I realised that the Presi dent had the power of declaring a va cancy In the office without having to prefer any charges, ana If he saw fit to take this action, he could do It. for I would not resign." Mr. Slattery said. Mr. Slattery said that Governor Ed win P. Morrow served 16 months in the Democratic term before he assumed the office ot Governor of Kentucky. . COURT ORDERS NAMES ON BALLOTS Lawrence County Nominees Win in Suit Against County Clerk. In the Lawrence Circuit Court Sat urday Judge Cisco decided In favor of the plaintiffs In the suit of W. A. Ar rlngton and others against D. B. Ad ams, County Court Clerk, to require their names to be printed on the bal lots. I W A. Arrington, H. B. Hewlett. V. B. Shortrldge, Add Skeens and Silas Jobe foiled to file their certificates of nomination within 46 days before the election. ' They filed two or three days after the time, and the . Democratic county committee met and named them as nominees, snd under this authority they filed also. The suit was brought to settle the technical defect. The case was taken to the Court of Appeals and Is now under consideration. A decision la ex pected on Friday or Saturday of this week. C. F. 6ee is the defense attor ney, and John W. Woods Is In charge of the case for the candidates. Martin County Man v Paroled in 5 Months Frankfort Ky., Sept. S0 Everett Stepp, convicted In Martin-co, at the April term of the circuit court and sentenced to serve two years for man slaughter, waa paroled today by the State Board of Charities and Correc tions. . KEATON FIELD EXTENDED. Oil wells on Bud Skagss and Otto Johnson's farms south of the field on upper Blaine and Keaton ahowa an ex tension of about three miles. This la ot tremendous Importance, as it adds i hundreds of thousands of dollars to ' the wealth of the field. ; j Included in the Indictments made at ! the present term of court are several cases of parents who do not keep their children In school. There 1s a com- pulsory education law and this looka jlihe It la to bs enforced. Many Indictments In . Boone County, W. Va. Madison, W. Va, Oct. 1. Nearly 100 indictments were returned here yes terday by the Boone county special lirand Jury Investigating the maroh of armed men- recently through Boone county toward Logan with the avow ed Intention ot reaching Mingo coun ty. ; ' T According to H. W. B. Mulllns, Prosecuting Attorney, .most' of the In dictments were ' for violation of the "pistol toting" law; some for Insur rection and others for "moonshlnlng" and robbery. The grand Jury will con tinue Its Investigation today. Federal soldiers from Fort Thomas, Ky, and Columbus Barracks. Ohio, and alr-servlce men, brought Into West Virginia during the troubles on the Boone-Logan county border, were ordered yesterday to return to their home posts. They will depart Mon day. The Nineteenth Infantry, order ed to Camp Bennlng, Oa, last week, wlU leave today. The airmen will re turn to Langley Field. ; .'" Af-i-i-ualinaiAiy -SCO .Ui,VL-ciL. ths Tenth Infantry and the Fortieth In fantry will remali) on duty - on the Southern West Virginia coal fields. John Collins, charged with complic ity in the "shooting up" of the town of Mohawk McDowell-co, was found guilty of the charge by a Greenbrier county Jury at Lewlsburg .yesterday. Sentence waa deferred. The court Im mediately ordered another Jury Im panelled, to try John Caudle, who Is under Indictment In connection with the same case. . The late Sid Hatfield and Ed Cham bers, who were killed In a gun fight on the steps of the court house at Welch recently, had been Indicted In connection with the shooting at Mo hawk -which followed disturbances In the Southern West Virginia coal fields In 120. SUDDEN DEATH OF R. A. WALKER Death came very suddenly to R. A. Walker Tuesday evening at his home near Gallup, this county. He appear ed tp be in perfect health and waa in unusually good i pirits up to the mo ment h dropped dead. He was giving aid to his wife, who waa suffering with hiaiRtohe. .-. . . i, ', Mr. Walker was 47 years old. Four children and the wife survive. He was a native ot Virginia. There waa no bi tter cltigon nor finer christian gen tleman In the county. His death will be mourned by the entire neighbor hood. He had no enemies and bis In fluence was always on the side of right. The body was laid to rest near the home, and the funeral waa largely at tended. , . . Pike Youth Gets 5 Years for Killing Rival Plkevllle, Ky., Sept SO. Frank Chap man, lovelorn youth, who killed his ri val In the presence of the girl, was convicted of manslaughter and sen tenced to five years here today. When Chapman went to the home of Miss Emma Smith, this county, the night of August 10 and found John Keeney there, he demanded that the girl decide which one she would mar ry. "I do not know that I will marry either," was the girl's reply. Th youth then drew a pistol, turned on Keeney and ahot him three times. The defense waa based on a plea of temporary Insanity. The Jury was in fluenced by Chapman's youth In giving him a light sentence. . SHANNON SELLS L0CKW00D FARM a E. Shannon of Louisa, has sold hia large farm at Lockwood station to Ed Vanhoose, of Falntsville, for 1100, 000.00. Thla. Includes all the equip ment, growing crops, and everything complete, with the 1040 acres of bot tom and bill land. It Is counted the best farm In the Big Sandy valley. In the deal Mr. -Shannon gets the Van Will hotel and two other pieces of property In PalntsvlHe-, s s Mr. Vanhoose probably will move to the farm, on which there Is a fine brick residence, supplied with gas, and equipped with modern conveniences. This farm Includes most of the Lock wood bottom, famous for Its corn pro duction, year after year. American League Wins -Second Game of Series Thursday's game between the two New York baseball teams resulted the same as the first game S to 0 In fa vor of the Americans. Hoyt pitched for the winners and Neft for the losers. FISCAL COURT. The Lawrence Fiscal Court is in ses sion. Routine business Is taking up the time of the court. Roscoe Fugate will keep the county li lirmary at $2.40 for each adult and ' nothing for the children. i Dr. W. A. Rice was elected county Dhvslcian. 1 I OIL GOES UP AGAIN. ! It Is reported that oil has taken an- other advance and Somerset Light Is ' now said to be $1.65 and Somerset 1 $1.35. MAYO TRAIL IS BECiG STARTED Contractors Are Here And a Camp is Already Un der Construction R. G. H'.ll & Co, successful bidders on the Mayo Trail contract from Lou isa to the Boyd county line, awarded Sopt 28, are already on the ground. They will start actual work In a very short time. They are at work on a camp nsar the compressor plant three miles below Louisa, and then and mules will arrive by the time It Is completed. This force will work both ways from that point The "narrows" near Louisa will be one of the first places to receive atentlon. ' Two steam shovel outfits will he put to work, one on this end of the work aad the other nearrr the; Boyd vcouaty Una. Tbe machinery Is being shipped Iroin'Tlrglnia- and Tcnscsscc-'ana will arrive very soon. Hill & Co, are recommended as very reliable and . competent ' contractors. That they desire to co-operate with the citizens here In every possible way Is Indicated In an interview we have had with them. It 4s their desire to finish the Job as early as possible next year and that is what the people want. By pulling together this -result can be extended. The prompt start they are making is a good Indication and tbe people will welcome this action. This company pays Its men every week . With a fairly open winter they xpot to keep the work gofng almost constantly. , City Council Orders " Railroad to Pave The city council met Wednesday night The question of getting Jeffer son street paved waa brought up and as no definite results had come of the efforts to get an agreement with the railroad and the property owners by which the street could be paved, an order was made to have the C. & O. lower their tracks to the street level and pave tbe tracks. The easement under which the railroad occupies the street provides that the tracks shall be kept down to the grade of the streets. The company baa been gradually rais ing tbe tracks for a number of years. Engineer L. E. Wallace made a re port on. the survey of -Italy for the pur pose of laying sidewalks. The report shows Dick, Claude and Tom Wilson's property lines encroaching on the streets from 4 to 10 feet. They ques tioned the correctness of the report and also raised the question of wheth er or not the btreets of Italy have ever been properly accepted by the city, and want this question cleared before they will move their fences. The city at torney was directed to look the matter up and It waa passed until he makes a report. Also, the paving Is to be held up until that la done. The sidewalks on the Rice and Brown additions are ordered to be laid at once. The State aid project was ordered closod and those who had taken ad vantage of the opportunity to partici pate are to receive a part of the re tund immediately. Bonds are to be Issued against the' remaining property. LONESOME PINE lilGIIVAYr.IEETIiX Organization Effected For Great Appalachian Crossover Road. "The Lonesome Pine Highway As sociation" was organised at Pikeville Tuesday of this week tor the puryose of promoting a great paved road from the Ohio river at Ashland, through the Big Sandy Valley, Virginia and Ten nessee to Asheville N. C. The great- ! er part of the road Is already approv ed, under construction, or completed. The object Is to push it along, fill In the gaps, and cement the various roads together Into one great system that will attract hordes of tourists. The Pikeville meeting was attended by a large number from Virginia and Tennessee, and by delegates from ev ery county touching tbe Big Sandy ex cept . Floyd. Ironton, Ohio, had two live delegates present The meeting was a great success. Hon. John W. Chalkley of Big Stone Gap, was very properly elected chair rr.an ot the meeting. He is the man with the first vision of this great pro ject. He proved himselt to be a most capable 'presiding; officer and a great booster. ' " ' The following officers were elected: , Ben Williamson, of Ashland, Presi dent. Vice Presidents, C. H. McClung of Ohio, J. M. Allen of Virginia, M. V. Koger of Tennessee, N. Buckner of North Carolina. W. H. Miller Of Ashland, waa elect ed secretary-treasuror. . v . We have not the apace this week to give a full report of tbe meeting, but will publish It next week. " The Lawrence county delegates who attended were Dr. T. D. Burgess Col. Jay H. Northup, F. H. Yates and M. F. Conley. I ' CIRCUIT COURT. Circuit court Is busy with civil ca- pes. This week will probably end the session. 1 Harry Brooks was acquitted of the . charge of detaining a woman. - Visit Made to North Eastern Kentucky Ilinca Ashland, Ky, Sept. 22. (Special) With the Northeast Kentucky Coal As sociation through its president, Cad walader Jones, and C. J. Neecatnp, sec retary, co-operating with the Awhlund Chamber of Commerce, a booster trip was made last Wednesday and Thurs day throughout the Northeast Kentuc ky coal fields on a special train of ten cars, there being more than ISO coal men and business men of Ashland and other thriving communities In the Big Sandy Valley on the special which vis ited some of the more Important min ing points so as to give those on the Booster Special an opportunity of be coming better acquainted with what la transpiring In the coal development of the Big Sandy Valley, the gateway to which Is Ashland. It was literally a Journey of explora tion .for those who made tbe trip, a Journey Into a section the development ot, which has been rapid and where coal development '.s still In Its Infancy. because of limited railroad facilities."' Atik 41, Lilt, I11U 1 1 trill MHMItttt.l It, P.I Mr horn City In the Cumberlands. the un surpassed riches of the Big Sandy Val ley and Its tributaries were unrolled before the party of business men who made the trip. At mine after mine the men on the Booster's Special saw where Elkhorn By-Products and the famous Miller's Creek Block coals were being mined. A few years ago less than two decades ago the vast pophI bilitlea of the northeast Kentucky field were undreamed of save by one man the late John C. C. Mayo and-even to day notwithstanding a potential full time capacity tonnage of 12,783,075. the surface has hardly been scratched bus iness men observed because mining is confined to one side of the Big Sandy River. ; Men prominent in the coal develop ment of the Big Sandy Valley men who hewed the way for such develop ment, representing now an Investment of $30,000.000 .s well as those who are taking an active part in Associa tion affairs and In advancing the In terests of the Industry on the Big San dy and Its tributaries were members of the party which visited the mining ter ritory in the Big Sandy region, and they gave first hand information to the other members of the party of the won derful possibilities ef eastern Kentuc ky. ' , One of the first stops made on Wed nesday, Sept. 14th. was at Louisa where there was band music and sev eral addresses, J. W. M. Stewart and John E. Buckingham being among; the Vrinclpal speakers, responding to an address of welcome made by the Hon. Mr. Vinson The next etop on the trip was made at Prestonsburg, right In the heart of the Big Sandy Division coal field, there being several companies with mines at this point. It also being the home of George B. Archer, a member of the ex ecutive committee and treasurer of the Aesociatlon. Half an hour was spent in looking over the plants of the Consolidation Coal Company near Van Lear, where the famous Miller's Creek block Is pro duced, this coal exciting the admiration even of veteran coal men., At Pikeville there was an interest ing program Wednesday evening, the party spending six hours there, leav ing at eleven o'clock for Jenkins where the special train was parked until af ter the breakfast hour, when J. G. Smyth, manager of the Elkhorn Divis ion ot the Consolidation Coal Company delivered the address of welcome, the response being made by E. B. Hager, John E. Buckingham, B. F. Forgey and others The members of the party were simply enchanted with what they saw at Jenkins, a mining camp ot modal beauty, attractiveness and neatness. At Jenkins as at other points the Rotary quartette of .Ashland delighted . the Boosters ull others with their songs. Stops were madn by the special at fehelby, Elkhorn City and Auxier. the principal visit during the day being at Palntsvllle, metropolis of Johnson-co R. C. Thomas, general superintendent of the Northeast Coal Company was master of ceremonies at the exercises held at Palntsvllle both in the after noon and evening. The address of wel come was delivered by James W. Tur ner, cashier of the Palntsville National. One ot the principal speakers at Paints vllle was J. W. M. Stewart, who urged co-operation on the part of the people of Northeast Kentucky in standing to gether against a tax on coal which he asserted would be unfair in view of the fact that Northeast Kentucky was al ready laboring under the handicap of freight differentials, also pointing out that such a tax would accrue princi pally to that part of the state which had heretofore secured most of the benefits. ot taxation. Black Diamond. MIS3 EDNA PRESTON MARRIES IN ASHLAND Miss Edna Preston, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Gus Preston of Pollard and Jesse Walter of Rlngo-st. Ashland wero quietly married at the home of the bride. Rev. Lafe Walter, uncle of the groom was the officiating minister. After a few days Mr. and Mrs. Walter will leave for New York. Washington and ether eastern points of interest and unon their return will make their heme on Thlrty-third-at Ashland In dependent. A CORRECTION. Ijist week In our oourt news a word I was accidentally omitted which re I versed the facts. It said "John Cook-i-ey and Arnold Rice were found guil ty " It was Intended to read "were I found not guilty." The word "not" was I accidentally dropped out We regret the error and are making this cor roc -t;pn'at the first opportunity.