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THE LEADING WEEKLY NEWSPAPER OF EASTERN KENTUCKY
mmms Advertising it an Absolute Necessity to Evry Business. The Circulation of tho -Big Sandy Nswe makee it th bst advertiaing medium The ' Big Sandy Nawa will bring your advertising into mora homea for tha aama money than any other paper! in taetern Kentucky i 1 1 - - . - - - ,. 1 .. 1 . . ) ' -- I L. ! . 1. ti' . 11 i... I 11 i , Volum. XXXVII. Number 15. ' ; V . -; -'" y '::'VY,'v' LQUISA, LAWRENCE COUNTY, KENTUCKY, MAY 8, ItZZ ' M. P. CON LEY and E. K. 8PENCER, Publisher ASSASSIilATHKl OF A GOOD CITIZEN IN LAWRENCE COUNTY Joe Pruitt, of Clifford, Shot . From Ambush at theDoor of. His Home. , : Joa Pruitt, age (J, waa aeeaaalnaled at hla home near Clifford, thta county, ' ten mile southeast of Loulaa, on last Monday morning. Tha body waa found on the outside of the doorway, and the door waa closed. On It were bloody : marks where hi hand had been plao J agalnat It aa he fell dead, . Evident- - iy ha tried to make hla way Into the house after the hot at ruck him, There la blood on tha ground at the corner of the house also, Indicating that the first ahot strt :1c him while at that point. Two ballslilt him, one cn- - teeing the ahoulder trn the back and ranging downward, pasting through . tha lung. Tha other went through one arm, boih bW w tts xrdm bef hind Mr. Pruitt and wer from a high powered weapon. Ulysses Branhara, a neighbor, was the first, person to reach th sceae ex cept Mr. Prultt'a aon, Cleve. end hla wife. The aon Uvea on hla father farm.' He aald ha heard tha ahota and ''- heard hla father make an outcry, and sent his small boy to eea about It. On the body waa found 1145 and a watch. The theory of robbery there fore aoes not nave mucn weignt. Mr. Prultt'a wife died about a year ago. He has no children except the aon referred to. Another aon, Henry, enlisted In tho army when the United States entered tha World "war and died . of pneumonia at the camp near Co lumbus 'three week after reaching there. He had taken 16000 or 16000 life Insurance and hla father waa celvlng this In monthly Installments, Mr, lrultt owned a farm of about S acres. He had been living alone moat of the time sine his wlfe'a death. On the morning .ha waa killed ha had brmkfast at the home of his son, This Is one of the moat diabolical murders that has occurred In Law rence eouiyy. Mr. Pruitt waa an ex cellent citizen who attended atrlctly to hla own affairs and had no enemies, so far aa can be learned. The neigh borhood la greatly wrought up over sha-Aflalr. There la strong suspicion as to tha guilty party. NEW POSTMASTER . AT WEST LIBERTY itmaster Chaa. Franklin haa been granted a 60 day leave of absence by the Poetoff Ice Department which ex piree June 29. iti2. Thla being the end of the Quarter and the end of the fiscal year, Mr. Franklin will arrange to turn the of fice over to his successor. Mr, Luther Blair, en July I, 1122. Mr. Franklin wilt spend his vacation flshrng and hunting and visiting in this county and Magoffin and may go o the Pry Hldge Spring for hla tinalth. He will have een -pottmawtcr !Kht yaara on May 1. West Liberty Courier. . IMay Examinations of , Teachers and for Diplomas The diploma examination will be teld In Louisa on Friday and Satur ay. May 12 and it The date for the teachers examina- rn la one week later, May and 20. Ith will be held in Loulaa. a UHLAND SCHOOL HEAD - GOES TO MIDDLEBBOKU J. W. Brndner, for nine year euper- fntendent of the Ashland public schools and for eight yeara principal of the Ashland high school, ha been elected superintendent of the Mlfldles- t A trv mi Kl In vhnnht for three years at a salary of $4,600 a year, BUSIfESS COLLEGE COM MENCEMENT MAY 18TH The commencement of the business department of Kentucky Normal Col lege will take place at the auditorium on Thursday, May 18. Exercise will begin at o'clock p. m. STEAMER DAVIS. ' The Fullerton writer In Russell Times eaye: The ateamer J. P. Davis round ed in from Prestonsburg Sunday night The boy were all glad to get back home. Capt. Davis haa not made up hi mind Just what lie will do with the boat but It I more than likely he has enough of Big Sandy. He say there's pleijty of business up there, but 'not enough water for a boat of that lr. Quit likely he will take up the excursion, , buslnes for , another year. . . . . -'; ; ARRIVES FROM INDIA. Mra. O. IT Martin haa arrived In Ce rcdo irom India and 1" the guest of her slater. Mrs. Wm. Mayo. The body of her husband, who was accidentally killed In India on the 10th day of last August, will arrive here some time next month, nays the Ceredo.W. Va., Advance, ' ROYAL ARCH MAS0N8. Dr. P. G. Pmoot of Maysville will visit and Inspect Louisa Chapter No. 95, Royal 'Arch Masons, on Friday ev ening of this week. A large number Is expeoted to be present, Including many out of town membera. After the meet ing a banquet will be served l)y the tastern Stars. ,', , John P. Gartm . " Makes Big Land Deal John P. Gartih has announced the purchase of the SOO-tcre tract owned by Capt. J. M. .Ferguson and located at tha terminus of Twenty-nlnth-st., Ashland, and on the road leading from Oakvlew. , , i. . .. The consideration was 1 100.000.- The tract Is located within the "corporate limits of the city of Ashland and will be put on the market In tracts of var ious sizes to suit tha purchaser, . This la the second large deal which Mr. Gartn ha "Completed in the past several weeks, tha nrst one being the purchase of tha Faulkner tract. Af- teady twelve sub-divisions have -been sold In this tract, "The Acre Sub-dl-vislon." '.: . , y,-; : y .;- J. The Ferguson farm 1 one of the few remaining undeveloped ectiona in the city limits. : Other surrounding laud has already been developed and with the purchase of the Fergupn farm a sontlnuoue suburb will be maV in the riglon southeast- of South Ashland. "The Ferguson farm 1 one of 1he landmarks of the city. Captain Fergu svti having made hla home there for forty years. It ii tanderetnod that Mr. Gaitln will Immediately move to the residence on the farm now occupied by Captain Ferguson. Mr. Oartin, with offices in the Grand Tueater building, came to, th.i city one )var ago from Louisa, While in the Big Sandy town he 6 vcc5 hia time and efforts to tLi- sue- ct-aaiul development of several outly ing districts of Louisa. ',-' With the completion of this ftU'J.OM deal already over 1600.000 In tealealate development la aeen as the result of tlx- paat several week. ". Only last week Park Hill was pur chased by J. K. Buckingham, T A. Field and J. W. M. Stewart whlcS will be developed. Aahland Independent, Unidentified Man . ' Killed by Train . '. At an early hour Saturday morning the body of an unidentified man, about (0 year old, wa found on the rail road track at Ashland. He had been struck by a train and killed. , The body waa taken to an undertaking ea tabliahment and in a pocket waa found a letter written to Wyco, W. Va,, to "Dora," evidently hla wife, aa he spoke about the children In the letter. He had not affixed hi aignature. Later: Thl man 1 J. P. Lewi, of Wyco, W. Va. THE HIGH SCHOOL COMMENCEMENT The Louisa High 'School is looking forward to a great commencement during the week beginning May 28. The achool la particularly fortunate In having aecured the Rov. C. A. Klaughter of Aahland, Ky., to deliver the baccalaureate amnot and Hon. George Colvln, State Superintendent of Publlo Instruction, to deliver the ad dre no to the graduate. The aenlor play to be given during tha week la a production of real mer- rlt and ha won much favorable com ment whenever presented. The commencement calendar in full la as follows: Sunday, May JS, S p. m. Baccalaur eate Sermon by the Rev. C.A.Slaugh- tcr of Ashland, at Southern Methodist church. Monday, May !, t p. m. Senior play at Garden theater. Tuesday, May 80, a p. m. Com mencement exercise. Addressee to the graduatea toy Hon. George Colvln of Frankfort, Ky., at Southern Meth odist church. Wednesday, .Tune 1, :S0 a. m Con vocation of student body at high school building. ' JILTED AND WANTED TO DIE, MISSING CONVICT EXPLAINS Frankfort, Ky., April 25. Julian Ll Dale, negro convict who had been missing four days, heard his girl had married another fellow rather than wait until he had finished hia five-year sentence and "Jest wanted to go off an' die." he told H. V. Bastln, superinten dent of the State Reformatory, here today. Hunger, however, caused 'Pale to change hla mind after four days of fasting, and he ventured out late last night to seek food and waa seen by a guard. He wa captured thl morning. He said he had had no food or water dur ing the four days. KENTUCKY CHURCH TO . INSTALL RADIO OUTFIT Mt. Sterling Ky., April 28. Mem ber of the ,Mt Sterling Baptist church within "a few days will be Bit ting In the church auditorium listen ing In on addresses and concerts by radio. , The Rev. Olua Hamilton, pas tor, aald tonight the antennae will be stretched tomorrow from the bell tow er and a receiving Instrument I ex pected to arrive soon; Rev. Hamilton wa a former pastor in Louisa. DR. CHA8. BURTON, ILL. The West Liberty Courier eayst- Dr. C. C. Burton left Monday mornr Ing for Louisville for 'treatment. He had been ill for some days. Sometime ago he ate some syrup that had sug ared and after he had eaten It he dis covered that a globe from tha gas lamp had broken and fallen In the sy rup. . He thought that possibly he had eaten some of the glass. BREATHITT MURDER CASES TRANSFERRED TO BOYD COUNTY :,. V '' sjaeBBBBa Clayhole Election Riot to be Reviewed at Catlettsburg, Starting June 12. f Jackson, Ky., May X The famous Clayhole . election day murder trials will be , held at Catlettaburg before Circuit Judge W, C. Halbert. The date set 1 June 12. - ; This, decision was made today by Judge Sam Hurst of the Breathitt Cir cuit Court, who granted a supplemen tal motion for a change of venue and trial before a disinterested court. ' Great pressure haa been brought to bear ; on. Judge Hurat through the newspapers for a change of venue, he having at .first denied a motion for change. . Decision for the transfer to the Boyd circuit court wa announced today. Thirteen men nine of them republl cana. and " four democrat are charg ed with murder of four men three democrat and one republican. The men who were killed are Cleve- and Combs, Asbury Combs and Eth- ern Allen, democrata, and George Mc intosh, republican. Cleveland Combs and Mclntosb were election officer in Clayhole precinct. : . Those accused of the killings are L. L. Combs, Shade Combs. French Combs and George Allen, democrata; and Will Barnett, Amby Barnett, Mar lon Bernetr, Alfred Barnett, Willie Da vis, Chester Davie, Ed Davis, Will Campbell and Ed Combs, republicans. The four democrata are charged with killing 'Mcintosh, republican election official. The nine republicans are charged with the murder of Cleveland and Asbury Combs and Etbren Allen, democrats. .' ' The killings occurred at Clayhole precinct Breathitt county, last No vember while the election waa in prog reaa. It hi said that fourteen men stormed the election booth and after the smoke bad cleared away three democrats and one republican were dead. Tbe ballot boxes were broken into and tbe ballot destroyed. At that election Judge Hurst, a re publican, waa elected to bis present position, on the circuit bench. The Clayhole precinct waa overwhelming ly democratic. ' At the recent March term of court the thirteen men were arraigned on charges of murder. Attorneys for the defense made a motion for a change of venue from Judge Hurat court, claiming that he could not preside im partially at tha trlala due- to hla poli tic and bla campaign that had ended with the election day that aaw the tragedy. Judge Hurat denied the motion for trial in another court and before an other- Judge. Immediately he was at tacked by newspaper throughout the state. Hla amended ruling today la laid to be the reault of the newspaper pressure. . The thirteen accused men are now at liberty on baiL The Clayhole pre cinct haa before been the center of political turmoil. Ash'.and Indepen dent. . ' . District Conference Meets at Russell The annual meeting of the Ashland district conference of the M.E.Church South, which was held In Russell' last week was well attended and . wa an Interesting session. Delegates elected from this place were H. H. Queen and A. O. Carter, Mrs. Wm. Justice and Miss Ruth Woods, alternates. Mrs. Justice and Mr. Carter attend ed. Among ' the delegate selected at this meeting to attend the annual Western Virginia conference of the M. E. Church South, .which is to be held at Fairmont W. Va., were Mrs. Wm. Justice of Louisa and Miss Exer Rob inson of Palntsville. ; . A ' H. C. H0LBR00K . WEDSINW.VA. ":H. C. Holbrook, formerly of Blaine, this county, was married at the home of his brother-in-law, Rev. J.H.Stam baugh in Charleston W. Va. Follow ing is the Ashland Independent's ac count of the wedding: -: Word was received here on Sunday by. friends announcing the marriage of Miss Ruth Kratzer and H. C. Holbrook In Charleston on Saturday. The bride has substituted here for the past four years In the public schools, while the groom Is engaged in business In Aah land, where he is well known. They were married at the home of Mr. Hol brook's brother who is the pastor, of the First Christian church in Char leston, j. . . After a months' visit in Eastern cit ies Mr. and Mrs. Holbrook will return to Ashland where they will occupy the resilience owned by Mr. Holbrook on Central avenue between Sixteenth and Seventeenth streets where they will be at home to their friends. ' ROAD BILL' PASSED. Washington, May 1. By . a vote 'of 239 to 81 the House today passed the Dunn bill authorizing an appropria tion of $06,000,000 for road, building for the year beginning next July 1 and (76,000,000 for the, year thereafter. City Council Holds v Regular Monthly Meeting The city council net Tuesday night with Mayor L.' F. Wellman presiding and the following counclimen present: H. W. Creel, R...C. Burton, Charter Wellman and Claude Wilson. Also, City Attorney A. J. Garred, Clerk J. G. Burns, and Marshals Cyrus and Thomp son. ' . :' From the report of fines the police court haa been lively during the paat month. - The purchase of 600 feet of new Are hose was reported.. A sanitary sewer -waa ordered put in to serve the people on Lock ave nue extension, aoutn of Powbattan street.'. The hiarulial. .wat ordered to clean up the taxe for 1S21 and make set tlement with A. J. Garred before the meeting of June 6. The Mayor complimented the work of deputy marshal Mont Thompson and suggested that hi salary be rais ed. It was Increased from J60 to $75 per month. He la on day duty, chiefly to clean tha streets, look after street lights, etc ' v This being clean-up. week the mar shals were Instructed to see the peo ple about It who have not cleaned their premises. The Mayor called attention to the ordinance fixing license of (100 per day for street carnlvala and suggested lowering the license. This was done and the rate fixed at SS per day for each stand. Reference was made to gambling schemes worked at Pikevllle recently by atreet carnival people, but the Mayor aald he believed the Lou isa marshals would prevent such work here or would see that the gamblers are punished. John ' H. Preece waa appointed a deputy marshal without aalary. The public well on Lock avenue, ad jacent to Wm. Remmele'a property, waa ordered put Into condition for uae. The question of disputed property lines in Italy-was again the subject of lively discussion, but the council re fused to take any official action in the matter. . V. .. ' , ' EASTERN STAR VISITOR8. Mrs. Margaret Moore and Mrs. W. G. Whitt of Russell and Mrs. VanHorn of Zelda were in Louisa Tuesday night attending the meeting of the Eastern Star. Mr. Moore la Grand Deputy. Thla was the regular meetthg of Louise Chapter. At the close of the session chicken sandwiches. Ice cream vke-aod cofte were served. . . .- ' GO TO SUNDAY SCHOOL MAY 7 Next Sunday, May 7, will be Ken tucky's ' ninth Go-to-Sunday , School Day. If waa In Kentookf that this day originated and afterwards spread to all parts of North America, and last year was observed in Brasll In South America. U.eutucIsy'B governor .'waa tuu lirut governor ever to Issue a proc lamation inviting all people of ' the state to attend Sunday achool. Each year thousands of people have accept ed the Invitation and 'have not only come an this special day, .but many of them have become regular members of the Sunday school. Invitations are being extended by every Sunday achool in Kentucky to everybody In the state to ceme to Sun day school next Sunday. Special pro- grama will be observed in most of. the I school. Every one who attends will receive a cordial welcome. The Kentucky Sunday School As sociation that has promoted this day for the last ten years has been Instru mental In 'awakening an enthusiasm In the Sunday schools of Kentucky that makes Kentucky rank near the top In the percentage of the people of the state attending Sunday school and In the character of the work that is being done by the Sunday schools. It haa not only helped In getting Wie peo ple to come to Sunday school, but it has also suggested programs for that special day and for following up the day, and has been the means of plac ing the Bible in thousands of homes In the state. j The value of such a day as this was recognized by all right thinking cit izens of the state. There has been the heartiest co-operation on the part of the editors of the papers; the leaders In Sunday school work of the different denominations; the pastors and su perintendents of the churches and Sunday schools; all who are engaged In educational work and those who are the officers in our state, county an-l towns. These have all united year af ter year In emphasizing the great ben efit , to the peeile of Kentucky in knowing and obe ;g the will of Ood. There are stim-hundreds of thou sands of people in Kentucky who are not attending Sunday school and church, and an earnest effort is being made to add at least one hundred thousand of these to the permanent memhership of the Sunday schools of Kentucky during 1922. , MARRIAGE LICENSES. f Curtis Davis, 41, to Zona O'Daniel, 26 6f Prlchnrd, W. Va. Dewey E. Ross, 18, to Martha J.Cor dle. 18, of Wilbur. . James Hays, 28, of Adams, to Pheba Carter, 20, of Irad. W. B. Smith, 28 to Lucy Wellman Smith. 23, of Louisa. Job,n Tomlln, 28, to Eliza Johnson, 23, of Buchanan. The NEWS office has for free dis tribution some vegetable and flower seed sent Dy Congressman WJ.FIelds. Call or write for; package, tf WORLD SERVICE COUNCIL MEETS m m - a . l i I Tbe World Service Council of the Y. W. C A, composed of a group . of 145 key women selected from . ration part of the United States. wiO meet during the National Con vention of the Young Women's Christian Association at Hot Springs, Ark, April 27th. Mrx. Lewis H. Lapham of New York Cry is chairman and will preside. A Shooting Affray at Glenhayes, W. Va. Ezra Fry waa ahot at Olenhayea a few day ago. The ball broke hla leg and be waa taken to a hospital. It Is said Cecil Fitzpatrlck fired the shot from a large caliber pistol; a dis tance of about 100 yards. Report say Fry had been shooting at Fitzpatrlck. but had missed him. ' Moonshine la aald to have been responsible for the trouble. . ; ; , j';.-, BREATHITT JAIL SLAYER APPEALS DEATH SENTENCE William Penn Watts, under sentence of death for the murder of. the Breath itt county Jailer, in the attempted jail " -"ember 15, ha appealed his case, and notice of the appeal was cer tified by Roy B. : Speck, clerk of the Court of Appeals, to Warden - John Chilton of the Eddyvllle penitentiary. where Watts waa to die May lS.Watt waa implicated with the Nobles, Bart, Bud, Soldier. Beacher and Hlggins. Albert Roberta, another defender of the Jail, was killed in the raid. MRS. J. R. CHAPMAN'S .EIGHTY-FOURTH BIRTHDAY Mrs. Joannah Chapman, wife of the late Rev. J. R. Chapman, celebrated at her home at Charley, Ky., her eighty- fourth birthday, having with her four of her children. Mra Chapman Is the mother of 14 children of whom .ten are living. . - ;l T. J. Chapman, Portsmouth O.; Dr. Oeo. W. Chapman, Miss.; Rev. S. C. Chapman, III.; E. F. Chapman. Alberta Canada; Wm. Chapman, Charley, Ky.; Mrs. E. L. Moore, Cherokee, Ky.; Mra. J. T. Graham, Mrs. Cecil Booth, Mrs. C. B. Hill and Mrs. Ida Thompson, all of Huntingtan, W. Va. v Mra. Chapman Uvea by herself doing practically all her work and enjoying good health, MRS. J. S. MARTIN WAS ' . - FOREMAN OF JURY Mrs. J. 6. Martin ihas the distinction of having been the first woman Juror to try a case in Boyd county. The case was the State vs. Glen Bryant, whose alleged offense was having In hia pos session whiskey. The verdict i of the Jury, not guilty, was signed by Mrs. Martin as foreman. Two other wo men, Mrs. Bell Emerlck and Mrs, Mary McGlothlln, were members of tjhe petit Jury. Catlettsburg Record.' LIFE SENTENCE FOR DEPUTY SHERIFF Whilea deputy sheriff ofc Perry-co., Kye Terrell killed Lee Combs, a young man 19 years old whom he thought was violating the prohibition laws and for this offense he will have to serve a life sentence In the penitentiary. The Court of Appeals Saturday , affirmed the Judgment of the lower Court im posing the sentence, holding that there was no merit In any of the contentions set out for a new trial, ; Terrell, as deputy sheriff, was as signed to the Blue Diamond mines with another officer, Johnny Combs. Terrell wbb under the lmpreselon that moonshine whiskey was being brought into the county and on the night of the murder he and Combs stationed themselves at'a bend of the road some distance from the mining camp and a point where large trees and rocks screened them from view. . Shortly before dark Lee Combs came down the road riding a mule and there was across the saddle an old fashioned pair of saddle bags. ' Terrell and Johnny Combs, stepped out Into the road and commanded Lee Combs to stop, which the testimony shows he failed to do, and Terrell fired killing him, . Terrell contended that when Combs passed him he saw the necks of bottles extending from the saddle bags. - i i 1 1 I 1 BLAINE POOL OIL DIT1TC IPInCTITP - nun J LUW 01 ML Barbourville, Ky., April 29. Ken tucky' crude oil production I now showing a gradual Increase and runs are well up to, the average- maintained last aummer. With better pipe line runnnrtlnm nnri mnm thAmnvhlv tabllshed pools, the increaae la ex pected to be even greater during the next few months of warmer weather. -' Eastern Kentucky runs of the Cum berland Pine IJna CVrniniinv ! wmIt. totaled 80,815 barrels, aa compared with 78,409 barrels the preceding week. Aggregate Independent runs total a bout half of this amount Of the pro ducing pools the . various districts of Lee county continue to show the larg-' est output, but the Blaine pool of Lawrence and Johnson counties has forged to the front as the leading single-producing . district of the . State, barrels, . Rain .Checks Work. r " Rain has slowed up ' .development . wuia ma Mai Been nuu mi awuuiia id" - port fewer completions. No sensational' strikes are reported from, any pool. In' Johnson county one of the beet of late' strikes was the Weideman comnletlonv uu iuq wilful wtraav, aiai ling At ,v barrels. Thl .company. It 1 stated, has nine other completions In that area, all good producers. The Union Qll Oaa Company has a brace of new wells, hoth of srood caDaltv. In. tbe Keaton Fork section, Skaggs leas- a- Tn , V, Tnhnann.UnMfrtn nnnl Mln- . McCormlck lease la aald to Droduce 40 barrels. . ' '. Many new locations have been made- , In the Big Paint creek area, where' 6 and 10-barrel wells have been numer ous this year. The Berea pool of , Johnson county la also more active. with many new locations made. These wells are of long life and, with a mar- ' ket now established, the year will be one of much activity in that section. Morgan County Revival. 1 shown nothing noteworthy In new production for the week. In Morgan county there Is a renewal of drtlljng which promises to put that district on the oil map. Near West Liberty the Pertoleura Exploration Company has drilled a gasaer which shows more- than 1,000,000 cubic feet. Three new-' tests were under way in the West Lib erty section. . ; ' 4 A HV. VI IUICC. llgll, WdlW .Tew W1U- pleted In the - Lee-Estill fields, none -exceeding 10 ' barrels. The week In ixiwer iventucky waa also witnouc lea) ture. Oil Well in Elliott. ' Word waa received from Elliott county -Friday that ills rsttcr.Oil Co. - shot its oil well near Isonvllle and got a good 25-barrel producer. Officers of ' the company say that they will drill six more wells on their property in tne Isonvllle section of Elliott this sum mer. The Little Banjo Oil Company has three wells In the same section and the Yost interests have three wells ,V,a tAaa Io.m aritnlnlncr tho wolf : just drilled in by the Potter Company, and it is definitely reported that the pipe line will extend Into this field from the Lawrence county oil field at once. Boy Killed by Stone From Mountain Side Pikevllle, Ky., May 1. A cow on av hillside pasture dislodged- a twenty"' five pound rock which crushed to death Luther Lamb, 5 years old, son of Mr and Mrs. Richard Lamb of Rat- . lifTs creek. The child had been spending the day with his grandparents, with his mother and 7-year-old brother. Late In the afternoon the children were sent home to build fires and attend to the even ing chores. - ; As they.-were passing a cliff near their home, the rock crushed the younger boy. He died almost instant ly. The. rock, it was found, had rolled 100 yards. ' ;. Mrs. Flanery's Name for Kentucky Cyclopedia The Ashland Independent says; Quite a compliment has again been extended to our distinguished neigh bor, Mrs. Mary Elliott Flanery, who was only recently elected to the State Legislature. The additional honor will be the recording In a new volume "The Biographical Cyclopedia of Amer lean Women," the name of the first woman South of the Mason and Dixon Line to hold this unique position. The author if , the volume requested the State Historical Society to furnish a sketch of the most prominent woman , in Kentucky and the result was the choosing of Mrs. Mary Elliott Flanery, whose name will represent the state of State of Kentucky. Only one wohian will be selected from each atate, It was learned In a letter from Mrs. Mary C. Haycraft of Frankfort, who an nounced that Mrs. Flanery had been chosen. The women of north eastern Kentucky should feel Justly proud that the selection has been made from one of their very , near friends. We feel assured that no daughter of our state is more worthy of being recorded as . our representative In the history of Kentucky women than Mrs. Mary El' liott Flanery. - THE LIVE WIRES. : A meeting of the sewing club known as the "Louisa Live Wires" will be held at the home of Imogone See on May 11 at 4:80 p. m. SECRETARY.