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- ! f - - " LOUISA, LAWRENCE COUNTY,. KENTUCKY, OCTOBER 13, 1922. M. F. CONLEY and E. K. 8PENCER, Publisher Volume XXXVIII. Number . STATE NORMAL COMMISSION TO MEET MONDAY Eastern Kentucky Site Ex pected to be Chosen Then. Frankfort, Ky., Oct. . Judge Kl C. O'Rcar. chairman', of the Normal School Commission, announced today tint members or mo i.uinniin" womu meei in riniiin ' j ... f ii ur i n rot in., niiriiiiHt m .-tMinn. '. - ItiK further the selection oi a sue the new Normal School to bo erected In Fjistcrn Kentucky. The report of Judge Alex Barrel an1 Karl W. Scnff. m-mir of lira communion, who recently made an In spection of the numrruui sites offer ed at Murray from one of which a se lection for the Western School will lie made, will be received at thin meeting and probably acted upon. Judge O' Hi ar said. Former Lawrence Teacher Now in Henry County 1 am pleaded to announce that our graded m hix.l at lHfou la progressing rapidly with I'rof, Mayse and Ilia wife as teachers. The children have be come very much attached to their new teacher and they have won the alncere friendship of the older real, denta of tills community. Mr. and Mic. Mays are from - the Normal School, ltlchmond, Ky. Mra, Mayae la A hulp ful church worker and her help In the singing service la very much appre ciated by the people and we feel that they will be a great help In the up building of pur cunwuunlty aa we need ed JumI audi loyal, sociable worker as they. The above Item from a Henry coun ty paper . la 'of special Interest to . friends of Mrs. Mayse, who was Mimi ried IM ' Grace Iamron, and was mar three months ago to Mr Miyse. .she had been attending school at Rich mond for some time. (She In a d.iugh ter of John . lnmroi of Irad and was on of this county's leading teac h era. She Is a beautiful young lady and very popular In her home county. FORMER WAYNE MAN DIES IN HUNTINGTON The funeral of M. J. AOklnS. aged M. who died Thursday, was held from the residence In Huntington and burial made In the Spring Mill cemetery. Mr. Adkins has lived In Wayne cuun tv nractlcallv all his life and Is well known throughout that s.-ctlon of the ' ....... ., i,. .,rk in the M. K. Church Homh durimr the last 50 years. He! was a retired farmer and for-the last three years has been living In Hunt ington. Me Is survived by Ills widow, one on, Li. I). Adkins, and two daughters, Mrs. J. I). Leap and Miss Hester Ad kins of Huntington. KNOTT COUNTY MAY VOTE FOR ROAD BONDS Whltesburg, Ky.. Oct. 8.- Honda for the construction of the Knott county section of the Whlteshurg-Hlndmaii road may be voted as a result of the Interest shown at recent good roads booster meetings held In Knoll coun ty. Letcher county has built six miles of the road and will construct the re mainder of Its portion next year. REV. RAYBURN AT SOLDIER. Hev. Hewlett of Oliver filled an ap pointment at Valley Chapel Saturday iilght and Sunshine M. V. Church Suii' ,!ny night at South Portsmouth. This Is Hev. Hewlett's first trip on these Charges, he being apiMilnted to this circuit by the Methodist J'rotestnnt conference to succeed Hev. James A. Ilayburn of (Seorges creek. Ky., who has lieen transferred to the Soldier circuit. The people on this circuit were Indeed sorry to see Hev. llayburn leave as he has been preaching ut these charges for the past six years and was well liked. The members seem well pleased with their new pastor, Rev. Mr. Hewlett. Hussell Times. GOOD OIL WELL IN MAGOFFIN. The. Hock House Oil & fins Co., of Catlettsburg has Just completed well No. 2 on the J. A, Potter lease In Ma goffin county at a depth of 168 feet, according to II. II. Franklin, secretary. The well which la located on the nock House Fork of Licking river was drilled 25 feet in the pay sand and Is ten barrel capacity. It has been shot, cleaned and Is ready for the pumps. Geologists and oil men have pro nounced the oil from this well as fluid of extraordinary line quality. It Is it very high grade lubricating oil, they say. The well was drilled In on Frl- :day. '' . DIED AT CHATTAROY, W. VA. Mrs. S. V. Harveyi aged 64. an es timable lady of Chatmroy, died at her home there last Saturday morning from dropsy after a serious illness of only a few days. Funeral services were held Sunday afternoon and Interment followed In the Chattnroy cemetery. Mrs. Harvey Is survived by her hus band and two sons and two daugh ters. Mingo Republican. INEZ DEFEATS HIMLERVILLE. That was some base ball game that closed the season In Martin county. Ine. beat Hlmlervllle by a score of 34 to 11. Klone and Jamea composed the battery for Ines. Tells Bankers of Rural Needs. tugene Meyer, Jr, manager o( the . War ' Finance Corp., told ten thousand national hankers at New York last week that our Federal H'j.frve'i 'Vttem houM b built up to properly care for agricultural and live dock need. Lockmaster Pigg is Transferred Lockmastcr James Pigg. Sr., of Cat-f letlshurg has received an appoint-j mem aa locamasier hi imm .-"o. "'l.Mrs. lvters Ohio river, Oliver, Ky. mis uam nas not yet been completed but probably i will be In operation by next summer It Is situated Just below Greenup. Mr. Pigg will take charge Immed iately of the construction of one of. the commodious houses that are tobejMr ,.,.,,. , a l)f r ,.-lirt er.H-te.1 ai ine nam u.r w.e ue u, v.-, ployees but will not move his family , until next spring This appointment carries a hand- ime Increase in salary. Mr. Pigg has been In charge of va rl,,u dams on the Hlg Sandy river inr i't years uriti unit !(:: in i:mii of lH k No, 1 on the lllg Sandy river for If years. Ho la a splendid cltlren ami Catlettsburg regrets to give up this excellent family as residents. -Ashland Independent. DEATH COMES TO MRS.IJ.BIUNHAMH:r;;;: j ; After a lingering Illness the death i f j Mrs. Itranham occurred at her home on Ick avenue on Thursday night of j lasi woe. The following article in regard to the life of this good woman has been handed us for publication: Another noble woman has bevn call-' ed to lay down the mortal and take up the Immortal. Mrs. Nlnnie Chambers Hranham.wlfe of Thomas J. Itranham, who resided lu Louisa, Lawrence county. Ky.. af ter a long and continued Illness, pass ed to her final reward at her home October 5. 1922. She was born In Lawrence county, February 12, 1852 and was the daugh ter of Robert 1 and Klla Chambers, who moved to West Virginia In 1S6S. In 1S81 she married Thomas J. Hran Imm. Mrs.. Itranham was greatly admired by all who knew her. -She had a host of friends and no enemies. Her home was well kept, her lawn was checked With beautiful fragrant flowers. She! made A warm welcome for her friends and one who ever entered her hospit able home was always desirous of re turning. She was a lovely woman and was' always entertaining to those who came In contact with her. She was a faithful member of the Chris tian church and lived a true and con sistent Christian life. She leaves to mourn her loss a faith ful husband, uncle Tom. one daugh- Mrs. Ida L. Klnser and olio son. Chas. F. Itranham. May her loved ones emulate the beautiful example she has left them and finally meet her In the great be yond. The funeral was held at the home and the house and lawn, filled with friends and relatives from this and other places who desired to pay their respect to her memory, The casket was covered with beautiful flowers from friends. Hev. H. B. Hewlett conducted the funeral and made an appropriate talk. A choir made up from the Methodist church rendered Impressive mtlsto. Tho interment followed In lUne Hill cemetery. Among the relatives who attended the funeral of Mrs. Hinnham were the following: Mrs. J. W, I'lnson and Mr. nnd Mrs. Goodwill Preston, of Kenova, VV. Va.; Mrs. W. M. Preston, of Rad nor, W. Va.; Mrs. Thorn pa Perry of Dunlow, W. Va.; Mr. and .Mrs. J. J. Wallace of' Huntington. W. .Va.; Mrs. D. H. Simpson of Huntington W. Va.; Mrs. D. I). Frasher, Huntington, W. Va., and J. O. Ratcllff o! West Va. FOOD SALE. The Indies of the M. E. Church South will hold a food sale on Satur day morning of this week at Adams & Berry's store. Your patronage will be appreciated. CRUM MERCHANT DIES. Samuel S. Spauldlng. aged 76, died at his home at Crum, W. Va last Frl day. He was a leading citizen and one ot the oldest merlhantd of that place. BIG VERDICT AGAINST C & 0. Heirs of Irma Morrison Get Award of $7000 in Pike. A Jury In the Pike Circuit Court at Pikevlile Wednesday returned a ver dict for damages umountiiiK to $7000 for the death of MIhb Irma Morrison. The defendant in the C. & (). rail way. MiH Morrison was killed by a passenger train In charge of Conduc tor Hichardson lust year. She was In an automobile crossing me railroad track, when the train backed In uuMlnut the machine. smashing It and 1 killing the young woman. J MIh Morrison was a telephone op-j erator who had worked at Louisa not lung before the accident happened. Her parents live at Williamson, W. Va. The attorneys for plaintiff Wuugh Howcrton of Ashland. are Fort Gay Man Marries in Huntington, W. Va. MImb Anna May Doyle, daughter of Mr and Mrs. K. F. Doyle. Westmore land, and Mr. Kenneth l'eters, of Knrt (lay W. Va., were married Thursday morning of last week at 10 o'clock at the home of the bride. Hev. Tucker, of . the Washington Ave. Baptist church, officiated. Only the members of the two Immediate families were present. was attired in dark blue i serge traveling suit with a turban to match. She carried a bride's boutjuet of roses and lilies of the valley. She has been employed by the M Inter Homes Corporation for the past five . . llro,11iI1,.iv known here ,..V M () lnt Hit; u 1mIu1 families. He has ,,,. ,.aied in Huntington the past eight years as shipping clerk for the Minler Homes Corporation. Mr. and Mrs. Peters will spend their honey- i moon 111 tile east. J ney lett at . noon I ,n their automobile, going by way of j Columbus. They will return within j i few weeks' and will, reside at their :ew home in Highlawn. Herald-Dis-: lioeth. Mrs. James Skene Dies in Huntington, W. Va. Mrs. .lames Skene, aged "ft, died at home of Mrs. It. A. liiekel, !il'J hup. Tuesday morning as art trouble. The funeral will be held Friday .afternoon but the hour has not as yet been announced pending tho arrival of her daughter. Mrs. Frederick W. Grugg, of Minn- capolis, Minn She was a member of the Presby terian church. The family resided in Ijouisn a few years ago, Mrs. Skene is survived by u daughter and two Mins. one of whom Is George li. Skene, son-in-law of Samuel Hromley of this place. Arrest of Hreathitt County Man on Train Palntsvllle. Ky Oct. 10. Jack How ard, reported here to be wanted in Hreuthltt county for one or more mur ders, was arrested on C. & O. train .No. 36 Monday morning and was ta ken to Jackson by Deputy Sheriff Sal vers of ltrenthltl county. When the man was arrested he was said to have had In Ills possession three pistols nnd a "break-down" Win chester rllle. The arrest was mado by Chief of Police Frank Caudill of Palntsvllle as the train arrived here. The arrest caused considerable excite ment on the train, . . FORT GAY FESTIVAL NOW BEING HELD The Farm Festival and TCxposltlnn that was to be held the week of Sept. 25th In Fort Gay. W. Va, and was postponed until this week Is now on. The rains the first of (he week Inter fered somewhat but everything Is go ing on nicely now. The attendance has been very good and large crowds are expected for the remaining days Of the celebration, Premiums nru given away each ev ening. Monday evening the watch wont to Mrs. Sam Whitt of Fort Gay. Tuesday, Mr. Rutherford, of Sidney, W, Va. drew the kitchen cabinet and Wednesday Mr. Bert Blllups of Fort Gay, the bed. A Jewett and a Ford are to be given away the lust of the week. .-- Members of Big Hurricane Lodge, No, 273, K. of P. are In Charge of the affair nnd the proceeds will be used in building a new home for the lodge, CEREDO MAN DIES SUDDENLY, Walter ' Ferguson died suddenly at his home near Ceredo, Friday evening. having been seriously ill only about an hour. His death, It is believed, was due to an Injury of the spine received In an automobile accident about month ago near Bellefontalne, Ohio, Me Is survived by one son who lives In Arizona, but who arrived for his father's funeral. NEW HOTEL BUILDING. Talk of a new hotel building for Louisa Is again heard on the streets This Is an enterprise that the citizens and the public generally would wel come. ; MANDAMUS ASKED BYWAYNEVOTERS Delegation Files Petition in the Supreme Court at Charleston. A petition for a. mandamus, design ed to force tho Wayne county court to certify a different set of election offi cers from those certified on October 2, was 11 led Tuesday with the supreme court at Charleston by a committee composed of republicans and demo crats from Wayne, who went to the capital, for the purpose. The proposed removal of the county Kent from Wayne to Kenova, will be voted upon for the third time within the year at the November 7 elections. Former Wayne Woman Dies at Age of 81 Mrs. Octavla Ann Adkina, 81. died in Huntington Tuesday where she had lived for 44 years. She had been 111 eight months. She was born at Bow en. Wayne county, and was the daugh ter of Marshall and Mary Davis. She was the mother of 12 children, one of whom died In Infancy. The first death among the others was last June when W. Adkins of Wayne passed away Seven of the sons and daughters were graduates of Marshall college. She had hi-en active In the M. E. Church South -since early life. Dr. G. R. Burgess Dies in Baltimore Hospital The liody of Dr. George R. Burgess, prominent Wayne county physlitlan, was brought to the home of his daugh ter. Mrs. John II. Meek In Huntington Friday and removed to the Burgess home In Wayne county Saturday morning for the funeral services which were held that afternoon. lr. Burgess died Wednesday in a hos pttal at Baltimore where he had been taken to undergo an operation. He was one of the best known phy sicians; in Wayne county, having prac ticed rftdiclne there for forty years. He was also connected with professional affairs. He Is survived by five children, Mrs. John II. Meek and Basil Burgess, of Huntington; Mrs. Norman Curry, of I'ntlettsburg: .Misses Ruby and Mar .iorle Burgess ,of Wayne, and by his widow formerly Miss Lctha Ketchum. daughter of Mr, and Mrs. Wesley Ketchum, of Westmoreland. -Mrs. D. S. Martin of Catlettsburg. and Mrs. Amelia Powell and Mrs. Stoughton of Huntington; Mrs. T. B. McClure. of Wayne, sisters: and John B. Burgess of Ardell, and Dr. Will Burgess of Catlettsburg, brothers, also survive. Jack J. Johnson and Miss Meredith Wed A wedding of special interest to Lou isa friends of the groom took place on Tuesday evening of last week In Lou isville. It was that of Mr. Jack J. Johnson of Jenkins and Miss Kssie Meredith of Bowling Geen. The cere mony vwis performed at the Seelbach hole! and was witnessed by a few friends among whom were Mr. John son's parents, Mr. and Mrs. John J. Johnson of Jenkins, The bride Is a charming girl, a sis ter of Mr. Meredith of the Consolida tion Coal Company, and had been vis iting at Jenkins at her brothor's home. She is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. lack Meredith of Bowling Green. Mr. Johnson Is well and favorably known in Louisa, having been a guest equently of his grandparents, Mr. id Mrs. Wm. Carey of this place. He lias been In school at Millersburg since September. He and his bride will ohnbly continue In school this year. Louisa friends extend congratula tions and best wishes. FARMER HELD, STILL SIEZED IN RAID IN WAYNE COUNTY J. C, Cooper, a fanner, was lodged in the Wayne county Jail and a copper still, 6 gallons of whiskey and 500 gal lons of masih were confiscated In a raid conducted Tuesday through the Wayne county hills by Clay Williams, prohi bition officer. The still, hid In a secluded portion of the hills, was In full operation when llscovered, the officer reported. SUFFERS LEG INJURY IN AUTOMOBILE MISHAP Roschlel Wheeler, .son of J.H.Wheel er, of Clyffeslde, Ashland, was struck by an automobile Monday afternoon and suffered a broken leg and other Injuries, Tho name ofthe driver of the automobile which hit the boy could not be ascertained. The injured boy was taken to the King's Daugh ters' hospital where nn X-ray was ta ken to determine the seriousness of the injury. SPECIAL MEETING OF COUNCIL. A special meeting of the council will be held in the city hall Friday'' night at 7 o'clock, October 13, 1922, for the purpose of considering a light plant in Louisa. The board of trade and all citizens are cordially Invited to be present, also the lnwyers of Louisa. , L. F. W1CLLMAN, Mayor. PIKE COUNTY MAN DIES. Jennings Bower, aged 22, died at Goodman, W. Va of typhoid fever. He had been sick several weeks. The body was taken to Pike county bis former home, for burial. SEES SERIES FREE James P. Hon," a St. Loom sales man, was given a complete free trip to see the World Series games by Pres. Ban Johnsoa oi the American League. Hon explained how Witt, t Yank player, was knocked oneon ,oocrt is a final Su Loan game ween in running he stepped on the neck ot a pop bottle, which flew up, bitting bun to the bead. Mrs. J. G. Johns Named War Mother Head Mrs. John Graham Johns of Win chester was elected president of the War Mothers of Kentucky at Tues day's session of the State convention of the organization at Louisville. The retiring president, Mrs. Bowen Henry, of Frankfort, was elected first audi tor. Other officers were elected as fol lows: First vice president, Mrs. A. S. Hoertz, Louisville; second vice presi dent. Mrs. John Herring, Georgetown; recording secretary, Mrs. William Powell Oldham, Lexington; corre sponding secretary .Mrs. Peter Camp hell, Louisville; treasurer, Mrs. Virgil McClure; second auditor, Mrs. WU Mum McFaltrldge. Hnrrodsburg.) and parliamentarian,. Mrs. C. C. McAdams, Hawesvllle. Mrs. Johns Is the widow of J. G. Johns, formerly of Preslonaburg. MRS. T. J. MUNCEY PASSES AWAY Mrs. Thomas J. Muncey died Mon day morning at her home near Wal bridge, three miles south of Louisa, after a month's illness. Blood pois oning was the cause. The body was taken to Martin county for burial, This was formerly the home of Mr. and Mrs. Muncey. The husband and two small children survive. Mrs. Muncey was an excel lent woman and her death is a great blow to family and friends. She was only -26 years old. Her husband Is an oil well contractor, of the firm of Hays & Muncey. His partner, W. L. Hays, died two weeks ago. KENTUCKY WOMAN ACCUSED PLOTTING HUSBAND'S DEATH Mrs. Laura Price Bowman was In dieted at Huntington, W. V a., on a charge of plotting to have her husband I. F. Bowman, killed so that she might collect his $5,000 life insurance. Mrs Bowman has been married twice. About a year ngo J. K. Price, of Cor bin, obtained a divorce from her and named Bowman as corespondent. Prire and Bowman both declared In state merits after the arrest, that they be lieved the wohan was insane at times Price went from Corbin to provide le gal assistance for his formr wife, APPEAL REFUSED FOR CONVICTED SLAYER, ILL Whitesburg. An appeal has been denied in the case of Frank Sain, for merly of Tennessee, who was tried at a recent term of the Letcher circu court charged with the murder of W. S. Crabtree at Jenkins in May, 191 nnd sentenced to fifteen years in the penitentiary. Sain was taken to Pike vllle Jail for safe keeping, pending ef forts for a pardon. He is said to be critically 111. MARRIAGE LICENSES. William E. Wiley, 26, of Keaton to Gladys Boggs, 19 of Cherokee. Green ..Castle.' 21 of Lcdoclo to Blanche Jordan, 17 of Mattte. Fred Underwood, 22 of Williamson, W. Va. to Sarah Donehuo, 19 ot Kist ler, W. Va. Marlon Hutchinson, 22 of Keaton to Gladys Holbrook, 23 ot Sknggs. Garfield Sparks, 18 of Martha, to Bessie Ward, 22 of Houcksville. GORDON GARNER MARRIED Mr. Uordon Garner, son of Col Thomas Garner, veteran newspaper editor and publisher, formerly of Wil liamson, was married at Princeton on Friday of last week to Miss Jessi Pennington, popular and talented Ma toaka young lady.; The groom has many friends here who will extend hearty congratulations. He is a fi voung man with a very promising fu lure. For several months he has been editing and publishing a newspaper Matoaka. Mingo Republican. ELECTRIC LIGHT FRANCHISE. The city council will meet Friday night to discuss and consider an elec trio light franchise for the city. Ev erybody Is Invited to be present. IPE LINE CUTS TRANSPORT PRICE ligher Classification for Our Oil Should be Sought. Tho Cumberland Pipe Line Com pany hag reduced its charge for trans porting oil to the extent of six cents per barrel, bringing the charge down from 20 cents to 14 cents per barrel. This amounts to an Increase of six ents in the price of oil, and Somer set Is now $1.96 for the light grade and 1.71 for the heavy. Better Classification. The oil produced In Lawrence and Johnson counties should have a higher classification, carrying with It a better price. If th desirable berea oil is to be developed II will be necessary to ffer a hleher price. Operators say they can not afford to do extensive rilling for this product unless the price is increased. The high quality justifies a higher classification than has ever been given the oil produced n these counties. An effort should be made to get a better grading for our berea and weir oil. Huntington Candidate Indicted for Spend ing Excess Money Huntington, W. Va.i October 5. C. Fred Edwards, wealthy mattress man- facturer of Huntington, who admit ted his campaign expenses for the Re publican nomination for the United States Senatorship had cost him $36, 000, with little results, was Indicted oday by the Cabell county grand Jury on two counts, one charging violation f corrupt practices act of the state md the other with having been delln-, tuent in filing his sworn statement of xpenses with the Secretary of State. t was Edwards's first venture into lolitics and the first time that a can- lidute for a poUtical office has been indicted in West Virginia. Edwards Is -ailed "the Mattress King" of West irginla. One Indictment' charged that Ed ardg had violated the law by giving $30,000 to Ira Harshbarger, twice May or of Huntington and former Sheriff, and $7,500 to James A. Hughes, for mer Republican Congressman from his district, who served aa his cam paign manager. Edwards, now In New York, will be arraigned In Common Pleas Court up on his return to Huntington. First Lyceum Number Here Friday Night The first number of the United Ly ceum course to be given here this sea son is I'AIontaglionl (The Mountain eers.) It is a musical program and will be given at the Garden theater on Friday night of this week. The Mountaineers give a program that portrays Italian Mountain Life. Renditions on the piano accordian ri val those of the finest symphonies and suggest a military band. The saxaphone combination will hold the audience with Its sonorous effects and their; rendition of heavy classics are said to be unsurpassed by the greatest organists. .. .. Several instruments are used and' vocal numbers given. ; All five mem bers of the company are versatile and their personalities radiate cput'fful- ness and good fellowship. ; A picture, Norma Talmage In "Love Redemption," will also be shown. FOUR IN ONE FAMILY SENTENCED TO PRISON WIlliamsburg.Four members of one family have been convicted and are under sentence to the penitentiary for the murder of deputy sheriff John Mays, who was slain near the, Knox county line last summer. Joe and Wal ter Fuson, brothers, were sentenced to life terms, a younger brother, Mam Fuson, was given ten years and their father, Robert - Fuson,. received 21 years. The prosecution claimed the killing was the result of the arrest by deputy Mays of a member of the Fu son family. While the case was be ing argued, H. Foley, one of the Jurors, received a telegram that his son, Leo Foley, had killed a man near Jackson, Ky. After the case was decided Fo ley left for Jackson. BERRY BUYS OUT ADAMS. W. PL Berry has bought the Interest of D. B. Adams in tho grocery store in Louisa that has been running un der the firm name of Adams & Berry. .Mr. Adams expects to engage in the merchandising business elsewhere. CHILD DIES AT WILLIAMSON.- At Williamson. W; Va., the two year old son of Mr. and Mrs. Q. R. Qulllan died at the Warnlck hotel. The fam ily was on their way from McVeigh to their home in Atlanta, Ga., when the child becamo 111. The body was ta ken to Atlanta. J. R. BEVINS BABY DIES. Wesley Jordan was called to Wil liamson, W. Va., by the death on Wed nesday morning of a granrtchild, the two months old baby of Mr. and Mrs. J. R. Bevtna. ' ERNST'S GRANDSON KILLED. Wm. Ernst, Jr 2-year-old grandson of United States Senator Richard P. Ernst of Covington was killed by an automobile Tuesday In Asheville, N. C, where the parents were visiting.