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Bie NEWS SANDY rartlaino ' it an Absolut I The Big Sandy Niwi will i bring your advarttaing Imp mora home for the earn iasaity to fcvary outinsas. m Circulation of tHa BIO idv Ntwi make it thai I money than any othar paper I i r. . .. . - .,. . i in Eaatarn Kantueky I r a:t aaviriii no mu urn Aut inveniam viam, aut faciam lluma XXXVIII. Numb.r 7. LOUISA, LAWRENCE COUNTY, KENTUCKY, OCTOBER 20, 1922. M. F, CONLEY and E. K. SPENCER, Publiahara ES $75,000,000 NEEDED FOR ROADS sncirs in Aaarcss 10 oiaie Highway Engineers Urg es Big Bond Issue. Ashland. Ky., Oct. 12.The proposed xr.ii 01,11 nun iKifni lumin i&nii ri nniitf n to put hard surfacea on 2,000 miles of rouda. said Statu Highway Knglneer Joe H,, ogga In an address to the rU.'j " ' ilway Kngmccrs and county officTiinrn session here, but It would lake 176. 0011,000 to complete the Slate's entire plan of the 4,ooo-mlle primary system. Ho urged thai u bond issue fur the latter amount be asked of the next Legislature. ' Mr. Hoggs' discussion of money mat tera waa the introduction of tho big. gest queatlon to bo taken up by the State highway engineers. The mumlng'a session wai tilled wl.h talks by varloua engineers. Following the talk of Mr. Hogka tho meeting tilrown open for discussion of road problems. Phil Hunt of Jefferson county. Squire Hhorlrldge of Loulsu. A. K. Hhouse of Lexington anil Hat Hughe of Pikeville were umong those who tiok the Door. , J. c. Helburn Elected to Head Odd Fellows Riffimnnd, K, Oct. 11. The Grand I.odgc Odd Fellows of Kentucky ad journed It annual meeting here to day after three days' work. Central City wa selected n the tiext meeting place. New officer electiM were: J. C. Helburn of Kmliicnce, grand mas ter; Jumc M. lwnton of Hotnrrr.et. deputy Krund mauler; J. A. Dotaon of VhvhvMI frraml warden" It , V. Hot t. Islington, for the 10th year wan re-elected grand ovreiary; H. J. Iur ham. I'anvtlle. waa re-elected (trand trenxurvr, and W. V. (ireKiiry of Im- lavlllo and J. Whit J'oltor of HowIIiik Ore-n were choaen itrand repreaenta tivea. Electric Eight Proposition Considered at Meeting At the. meeting tf the city council Inat Friday night the proponed frun rhlae ordinance for electric llghta and power wna rad by the city clerk A few cltlzena were present There waa a dlaculiin which developed the fact that the rates In the proposition of the Cincinnati people am hlithcr than the consumers of anme other cities In eastern Kentucky are paying. Tha question of rates will be taken up with the applicants for franchise and tho matter will come up again el tho next regular meeting of the coun cil. Man Shot Resisting Arrest Dies in Ietcher Whltcuburg, Ky., Oct. 17. Aahford Collins, It) years old, died at Hluk"V lrt this county of gunshot w-nundM re ceived Sunday when he resisted ar rest by leiuty Sheriff Wlllbun Col Una. when the officer went to arrest him It la charged Collins waa drunk and that he shot at the deputy who re turned the lire. The victim leave a wife and sev eral children. Sunday School I?.tllv sinrl fniivonf inn Saturday night and Sunday, October 2 Si h and 'JUth, a .Sunday school rally and district convention will be held at the town of lilalne to stimulate the Interest In Sunday school work. W. .1. Vaughan. State Field Worker. C. It. MVIIntaii Cotintv 1'reHldetit and oth ers Will be there. A splmlid program and a prontahbi time la expected. NEW BRIDGE ACROSS RIVER NEAR PAINTSVILLE One of the large concrete piers of the bridge across the lllg Sandy river at the mouth of I'aint creek has been completed and work Is being ruslied on the others. The material is all on the ground and by the first of the year the contractors have to hnvo the bridge completed. This new bridge will g'Ve an ounei xo rue people liv ing on the east aldo of the river and will conneft with the new roads be ing built on that aide. Herald. EMINENT PREACHER HERE NEXT SUNDAY NIGHT Rear. D. I Illakemore, ' R. D., of Washington, D, C, will preach at ttie M. K. Church South In Louisa next Sunday night, lie Is Centenary Field Secretary. Kvorybody Is Invited to lie present and henf this prominent min ister. FOOD 8ALE NEXT 8ATURDAY. Tho women of tho M. E. Church. South, will hold another food sale on Saturday. October 21, In W. H. Berry's atore. lluy something for your, din ner, thereby neiping yourseit ami ine church. . Mr. J. F. Aiders of Qulncy, Florida, who has been visiting here tho past fnw vmiIih left Wednesdsv tar Cin cinnati for a few days stay. His wire who waa Miss Annia Johns, of this place, went to Huntington, W. Va.. to spend the week with relatives. They will return here' before leaving for their home In Florida. ' Legion Women's New Head-dress I ' J Thclma Sinei, of Logansport, La, wearing the new head dreti of the women's American Legion Auxiliary ai adopted at the New Or leant convention. Miss Georgia (Ireever and Mr. Eouis Alley Wed ! Mims (ieoiglii tireevvr, formerly of ! Iiuia. and Mr. 1au1s Alley of Lex j tiiKton. K, were married on Thurs j day of thla week. The wedding took jilace at noon at Die home of trie ' brides mother, Mrs. i'ora YinMon jtjreever at Wheelwright. Ky. The couple lefr soon afterwards fur I.ex- ngton where they will Hpeiul a fi'W . days with Mr. Alley's, sisters and oth : er relatives. . t'nlll the' death of Mr.J.Tate Criev : ei . I lie blioV f.itrii' I. :i".i"; hr.rr.c of tl-.r , family was In Tazewell, Va. Since then '. the) have spent jmrt of the time In Louisa, but went to Wheelwright. ;Klod county, some time ago to take charge of a club bounc. ! The bride in an aidacuve young j lady of iintny a-couiiiTlunenls and ; very popular with friends here. .Mr. Alley Is ah electrical engineer j of lycxlngton. He Is now located at ; Wuylund. Ky. l.'pou their return from ; their honeymoon they will go to house I keeping at once In u home at Wuylahd ; which he has furnished and ready for ! occupancy. ! Among guests who were expected at the W'-ihling were the bride's broiler. ; Mr. Jake (ireever, of Matewan, W'.Va.. Miss Martha I'Yaoccs Johnson of t'.-it- i lettsburg and Mr. and Mrs. Henry j Webb of ltulsa. I As ft courtesy to the bride a linen j shower was given on Monday evening by Wheelwright friends. Cnngratula i tlons and gootr wishes are extended the young couple. Excellent Lyceum Number at Garden Theater No belter musical entertainment was ever heard In Iouisa than that given last Friday night by "The Mountain eers." This huh the first number In a lyceum course put on for this season by Will Cain at the Oarden Theater. The company Is made up of live men. They dress In the costume of 'the Ital ian mountaineer. All are fine musi cians. Various comlilnaiiona of in struments were tided with line effect. The saxaphonc uuartettes and duels were esn'cially popular with the Lou isa audience. The piano accordion was remarkably well played and the combination of stringed instruments, guitars and ocarlnnos, was excellent. One of the members rendered vocal numlsTs which made quite n hit. Those who m'.ased this number have causo for regret. ' Man Seeking to End Feud is Killed in Pike rikcvlllc, Ky., Oct. 17. Rowland Wallace shot and Instantly killed Wil liam Smith on l'eter creek Sunday af ternoon,: it wus learned here, today. The two men had quarreled some time ago. Smith, who was on horseback, placed bin hand on Wallace's shoulder It Is said, and asked him If he had anything against him. Wallace told Smith not to speak to him 'again and Immediately shot him through the chest, according to the report. Wallace wus arrested. v, STORK VISITS MANSION. Frankfort, October 13. Bcnnic Lee Waddle has the distinction of being the first child born In the 5overnor's nianHlon. She Is the daughter of the Into Benjamin Waddle and Mrs. Wad dle, and Mrs. Thomas M. Tliutcher.uoth of Somerset, the hitter the mother of Mrs. Benjamin Waddle, wore here yestrday to welcome their grand daughter. FORD CARS NOW CHEAPER. ; Ford automobiles have been reduc ed $50 in price. This announcement went out by wire to all agents Tues day. This Is the policy of the Ford compnny. -No Intimation of a change In price is given until it has been made, The new prices are tho lowest ovor made on automobiles, ; MARRIAGE LICENSES. F.rna Burton, 26 of Ulysses to Monie Nlckles, 21 of Adams. Charles Ie Hall, 32 to Grace Fields, 21 of Louisa, Robert Maynard, 21 of R. D. 2 Lou isa to Vangle Thompson, 21 of R. D. 2, Fort Gay, W. Va. Andrew Woods, S3 of Cadmus to Myrtlo Rice, 19 of Potter. MARTIN SCHOOL HEAD UNDER FIRE Colvin Urges Prosecution of Superintendent; $110,553 Sought. Frankfort, Ky., Oct. 1,4. Charges of "negligence. Inefficiency and Incom petence" against V. (i. Johnson, coun ty' school superintendent of Martin county, and recommendations that the County Hoard of Education lake steps Immediately to ount him from ofrtce were contained In a report submitted today to George Colvin, Superinten dent of Public Instruction, by W. L. Tlirelki-ld, Inspector. Superintendent Colvin wrote the county hoard today asking him to fol low the recommendations submitted by the I Kirtiniiit of Kducatlon auditor and to take step to recover sums of money alleged to have been wrongfully spent by the s u i-r i n t I'mlen t of the Martin county schools. The report tiled by Inspector Threlkeld dies sev enteen points of alleged Incompctcncy ii ml Inefficiency on the part of Su perintendent Johnson. County Attorney J. H. I'reecn of Martin county was asked by Mr. Col vin to take steps to prosecute Super intendent Johnson and ncover money alleged to have been wrongfully spent, i The letter from Mr. Colvin suited that ; the IeMirtmeut of Kducatlon had not ; foijn-j "greater evidence of Incompe i lency In any county Inspected. ' ; Only Six Pupils In School. ; The report by .Mr. Threlkeld declares that due to the alleged Incompetence .of SuiMTlnlendini Johnson that the , schools of Martin county,.have deter iorated and the people have lost In tercut in llieiii. The Inez High School, j Ho ii ,.,i : i !.,'.,r. tin ;ir of 1 y-- with only Mix pupils and parents : refuMeil io send their children to many of the county schools. Among the counts died by the in i spot tor was that no record of receipts ; of funds was kept and that the supcr- Intendi'ht did not require receipts when making payments, j A grau.d total of SI 1 0. r, r, 3 . 1 3 was 1 turned over to the .Martin - county ' schools during the four years Johnson : was superintendent ,the report alleges. but not one receipt was taken and I recorded for this amount. The records ' and reports of the superintendent , showed halances In the accounts for . some years and Indebtedness In other years, the Inspector claimed, but no . complete report of where or how the ', money was spent was submitted. The superintendent wrote checks freely, the report declared, and "as j sumed and exercised the functions of I the whole board." Showed $.6,589 Debt. I In 1918-19 the report of the stipor - Intcndcnt balances, but shows an In ' ib btedness of $ti,fi.S9.il. The Inspector asks an accounting of this. In the . following year the report shows $200 ! untie disbursed than the record shows, land an explanation is asked by the j inspector. I Iteports made by the superintendent 'for 1919 showed, not an Indebtedness, I but a balance of $3. 206.09, the Inspec ! tor reported but the next year there J was an Indebtedness of $G.5S1(.9. one j year the report failed to lalance, and the superintendent noted this fact on i he report, it was alleged. I The report of IM'I shows a surplus 1 of $l,1NI,2i, but the Indebtedness had I Increased to $1 l.fillS. the inspector ib-clared. Where this $S.2."(i.S.r, Increase In indebtedness came from was not recorded, M t.- Threlkeld said. The next year this Indebtedness waa decreased by $.1.312.22, but no record was sub mitted, the Inspector said, to show how the debt was cut down. In some years the superintendent did not keep. books, the report declar ed, and In other years books were, kept, but receipts w-er not taken for expenditures. It was pointed out In the report tint $(i,120.fili was line from the Sheriff of Martin county, but no record was made showing whether this amount ever was received. The Inspector ask ed .that this be Investigated. Scores of vouchers were missing, many had duplicate numbers, and vouchers of 1913 and 1914 were mixed with those of 1921 and 1922, the inspector declar. ed. The report not only asked thai Su perintendent Johnson he ousted from office, but asked that "legal steps be taken to determine who was respon sible for, the alteration of certain checks." '. The request for on Inspection of the affairs of the Martin county schools came from a group of taxpayers there. Superintendent Colvin said. The pc tlllon recited, that" there was a loss of interest in the schools .and that the, superintendent had Issued certificates to persons who later lost their certifi cates on necouht ot immoral conduct. This fact also is brought out in the 'eport by Inspector Threlkeld. Teachers Under Indictment. , Frankfort, Ky., Oct, 14.: The inves tigation of tho condition ' of affairs made by W. L. Threlkeld, auditor of tlie State Department of Kducatlon, ,'n response to a petition from citizens of that county. , The petition stated that U. S. Hull, a teacher, was Indicted on a charge of unlawfully transporting whisky; S. M. Mnlnaril, principal of the Inea school, was under indictment on a charge of possessing whisky Illegally, and "Coun ty Superintendent U. G. Johnson, dur ing the lust term of the Martin Circuit Court, was active In aiding In the de fense of bootleggers and moonshine) s and went so far as to take the Jtand .is a witness In behalf of at least three." ' ' Mr. Threlkeld In his report verified the statement of the petition. S. M. Mainard Reliaved. Tho Courier-Journal regards the Martin county school situation to be of sufficient Importance to send a staff correspondent to Inez to report it. M. II. Itoss sends the following to the Courier-Journal: Inez, Ky Oct. 16. Charges of inef ficiency, misuse of funds and ahc'.i'ng of bootlegging against Martin county school officials, were recognized to day by relief from duty of S. M. Main ard, principal of the Inez public schools, under orders from George Col vin, Superintendent of Tubtic Instruc tion. Retirement bf Mulnurd is thought to be the first step In ouster proceedings against U. U. Johnson, Superinten dent of Martin county schools, recently accused of lax monetary administra tion by W. L. Threlkeld, school in spector. , Maiuurd, under indictment for liq uor possession, was charged with drunkenness on Inez streets and John son with testifying , in behalf of three bootleggers In petition circulated by Martin county citizens for release uf the trials. It. S. Hall, another teacher, was allowed to teach by Johnson after Hall had been given a five-year suspended sentence for deserting his wife for an other woman, according to J. H. l'reece. County Attorney. Two suits are pending to recover money for Martin county from Johnson, i'reece said. Johnson's case will be present ed to the November grand Jury. $110,000 Alleged Missing. "He will be asked to account for $110,000 disbursed by him In four years, during whloh a $10,000 school indebtedness has originated and the county schools, what thro Is loft of them, have totally run down." "1 can account for every dollar spent if they give me the . chance." Johnson said. "The inspector took my books away and p-fusetl to let me ex has my records, Kx-Sheriff Jim Horn plain how 1 handle things. He still paid in the $6,000 the Inspector says is missing, but I did not put It in my minutes because the money was ac counted for by the bank. "The reason some years show bal ances and some Indebtedness Is that the Inspector was not figuring in the school building fund, When he re turns my books 1 will straighten things out." 6 Pupils In High School. Johnson's administration 'owes Mar tin county banks $10,000 on.unsecured notes which the banks cannot collect. R. L. Hale, cashier of the Inez De the worst school system In Kentuc- 1 posit Hank, said: "Mar'.ln county has j ky." A. J. Balridge, chairman of the ; Hoard ot Kducatlon. said: "And we j are powerless to remedy It because of Johnson's high-handed methods. Of I 2.7."i0 children of school age. perhaps 1.200 attend. Parents let the others 'drift or Rend them to private schools. ' Many children are sent to West Vlr :g!nia and surrounding county public I schools. The Inez High School has live pupils, while ninety pupils pay to attend Inez Academy, founded this 1 meet the situation. Beside the tuition j year by tho Presbyterian' church to 1 Inez parents, who pay taxes for pub i lie schools. subscribed $1,200 this year to get the academy here." "Inez children, on whom our future rests." Sheriff J. C. Fletcher said, "are school system has retrograded under i being raised In ignorance because our ' yearly for schools. The State adds ap- Johnson. , Citizens are taxed $17,000 proximately a like sum. We are not 'getting $5,000 worth of education for t It." NORMAL MEETING IS POSTPONED Frankfort, Ky., Oct. I6.-O11 account of the Inability of .1. L. Hai-man of Bowling Green to attend, the propos ed session of the Normal School Com mission, which was to have been held today for the purpose of selecting a site at Murray for the Western Ken tucky School and choosing a city for the Western School, was postponed in definitely and Chairman K. C. O'Rear will call a meeting at a later date. STRIKES COME HIGH, BUT WE WILL HAVE 'EM Cleveland, O., Oct. 11. The recent strike In the roa! Industry Caused a total loss of $1,190,000,000, .1. O. Brad ley of Dilution, W. Va., former presi dent of the National Coal Association, declared here today In an address be fore the annual convention of the American Mining Congress. ; . FIELDS-HALL. Mr. C. L. Hall of this place and Mrs. Grace Fields were united In marriage Monday, October 16. They were mar ried at the home of the officiating min ister, Uev. 8. F. Reynolds. They left by touring car for tjuebeo .nnd other points in Canada whero they will spend several weeks. After their' re turn to Louisa they will reside on Jef ferson street. Tho bride Is the daugh ter of Bud Mulllns of Bike county and had been visiting relatives here. Mr. Hall Is In business In Louisa. MORE ROAD FOR WAYNE. Wayne county is to get nine more miles of good roods. The State Road Commission proposes to let to con tract on tho 14th day of November the grading and drainage ot this road Echo-Fleming road. . Europe Going Back to Farm i r 4 a... i ii.f. J Dr. L. C Gray, economist of the U. S. DepC of Agriculture, after an extended survey in Europe says big estates are bong cat into small tracts and the people are going back to the land, producing more for borne than commercial uses. John C. Hicks Chosen Grand Master I. O. O. F. At the election of officers of the West Virginia Odd Fellows Grand Lodge In I'arkersburg last week J. C. Hicks of Logan, W. Va., was chosen as Grand Master for the coming year. Morgantown was selected as the place for next year'B meeting. Other officers of the grand lodge elected are: A. W. Martin, of Haywood, deputy grand master: A. J. Wilkinson, of Huntington, grand secretary; George G. Stout, of I'arkersburg, grand treas urer; T. 11. Neal, of Cameron, grand representative; Rev. W. V. Stroeh heyer. of Brookly, grand chaplain; Fred Burnett. Shinnston, grand con ductor; Claude (larrison. Wheeling, grand marshal; I. Lee Bajich, Kermlt. grand guardian; Wheeler I'reece, Wil liamson, grind herald; Judge W. H. O'Brien, grand warden. Mliis Henrietta Wilson, of I'arkers burg, was elected president of the state Kebekuli Assembly to succeed Mrs. Martha Wilson, as president of the assembly; Delma Hill, of Char leston, was elected vice-president; Lulv Hood, Williams Town, warden; Neva Thorne, Fairmont, secretary, and Grace Amos. Cairo, treasurer. Mr. Hicks is a native of Lawrence county and was a citizen of Louisa for a short time before locating in Logan, W. Va.. for the practice of law. The Logan paper has the fol lowing to say in regard to his ap pointment: John C. Hicks, prominent Logan law yer and one of tho sections most pop ular citizens, was named as grand master of the West Virginia Grand Lodge of Odd Fellows. Mr. Hicks has been a member of the I. O. O. F. for many years and one of its leading ex ponents in the state, and his elevation to the highest honor In the grand lodge of the state Is a deserved tribute to his loyalty and activity. His many lo cal friends are highly elated over his success and look lor him to make his administration, in fraternal realms a notable one. James Compton Dies of Brights Disease James Compton, aged GS, died Mon day at his home on Water Btreet in Louisa. Ho had been confined to his home by illness the past month or more. Bright's disease is said to have caused his death, Mr. Compton Is survived by his wife and three daughters. Sirs. Jim Muip'ey of Paintsvllle. Mrs. A. S. Wilson of Louisa and an unmarried daughter. Also, some older children of his first marriage whose names we did not ob tain. . Mr. Compton was a good citizen and hud lived here the past few years, moving from the1 country. The funeral service was conducted on Tuesday afternoon and burial took place In Pine Mill cemetery. PRESTONSBURG MAN IS SPECIAL JUDGE IN PIKE Governor Morrow Monday designa ted W. W. Williams of l'restonsburg. to serve as special Judge of the Pike circuit court to try the case of Nancy Phillips .against U. K. Williams, the regular Judge, J. K. Childers, being dis qualified. DRIVER CRAWLS FROM WRECKAGE LITTLE HURT raintsvllle. -At Van Lear, a train struck and knocked to pieces a truck which was midway of the crossing. Mitchell Sherman, the driver, could not he found for a brief interval, but finally crawled from under the pile of wreckage without a serious hurt. BLEVINS AND KITCHEN CLEARED During Circuit court we reported the fine and Imprisonment verdicts against Lon and Tom T. Blovlns and John Kitchen for being drunk. They were not present at the trial, but appeared later and got a new trial which re sulted In an acquittal. Mayo Trail Nearing Completion, The grading and drainage of the Mayo Trail from the Boyd county line to Louisa is rapidly reaching tho fin ishing stage. After delay on bridges and culverts caused by the railroad strike the contractors are now push ing the work hard. WAYNE COURT MUST APPOINT OFFICERS Courthouse Removal Causes' Contention Over Election Officers for November. Charleston, V. Va., Oct. 18. Tho supreme court of appeals today Issued peremptory writs of mandamus against the county court of Wayne county, commanding it to appoint as election officers the men designated by the Re publican and Democratic county ex ecutive committees: Rights of county executives com mittees of the two major parties to designate election precinct Judges and clerks were upheld by the supreme court of appeals today in deciding against the county court of Wayne county. Peremptory writs of manda mus against the county court were Is sued in two cases brought by the Re publican and Democratic executive committees for the county carrying out this decision. The differences between the political committees and the county court grew out of the 'fight in Wayne over tho location of the court house. In bring ing their cases to the supreme court the members of the executive com mittees of the two parties represented that they provided, In proper form. lists of men designated for appoint ment as election officials in the va rious precincts. Their recommenda tions were disregarded, they complain ed and the court appointed men in various instances whose appointment had not been requested. The writs Issued today announced H. W. Thompson, J. T. Porter and J. W. Crabtree, the county commission ers, to convene forthwith as the coun ty court and "appoint the persons whose appointments were requested" by the party executive committees. The question of removal of the county seat from Wayne to Kenova will go before the voters for the third tima at the election, November 7. Louisa-Huntington Drive is Now Very Popular The road from Louisa to Hunting-- ton via vvayne is in excellent conai--Hon except a detour of about two -miles which is Just an ordinary coun ty road. Even with this obstacle, the ' automobiles are making the trip : in one and a half to two hours. The drive is very enjoyable. A portion of. tho road has brick surrace and another section has concrete top. The detour is necesaai y juai now in-iwuae uiic concrete road on the Huntington end is Just being constructed. Two or' three weeks should see the completion of this piece of work If the weather" It is expected that a hard surface will be put on the road from Ft. Gay :o Wayne next year. Wayne has a tax valuation of thirty-three millions. Lawrence county has $6,500,000 taxable property. We mention this as an apology for our roads. Pikeville Couple Wedded in Ashland Monday Mr. Winston M. Connolly and Miss Violet Walker were married In Ash land a few days ago. They are pop ular young people of Pikeville. Mr. Connolly Is tho son of Harrison and Hester Roffe Connolly, both deceased. He is one of Pikeville's leading young business men and his bride is a most worthy young woman. They will liv in Pikeville. ' MRS. JOLIFF AND GUEST. Mrs. J. U. JollilT of Weston, W.Va, was here over Sunday the guest of her sister. Miss Matilda Wallace, and Mr. and Mrs. F. T. D. Wallace. She had been to Chattanooga, Tenn., at tending a missionary convention. She made the return trip through "the Breaks" and down Big Sandy. She was accompanied from the convention by Miss Beck of New York who was a Missionary in India six years. Miss. Beck stopped over in Louisa with Mrs. JollilT and left the first of the week with her for Weston where she will be her guest several weeks. JAMES F. ARTRIP DIES. James F. Artrlp, son of Harmon Ar trlp and Manilla Artrlp, was born Jan. .18, 1886, died Oct. 17, 1922, aged 36 years, 8 months and 9 days. Left to mourn his loss is his ' mother, one ftl,,i- fvtk sisters nnd mnnv friends. He was very loyal to mother, brother nnd sisters. He was a good citizen and bellked by everyone who knew him. Rev. H. B. Hewlett conducted the funeral which was held at the home. MRS. LANG LEY LOSES BROOCH. A diamond brooch containing 110 Jewels and valued at $2000 was lost hist' Friday by Mrs. John W. Langley in Louisville. She Is of the belief that slid lost the brooch between the hotel and station. O. E. S. MEETING. Mrs. J B. Vaughan Is to go to Lou isville next week to attend the Grand Lodgo Order Eastern Star, as the rep resentative from Louise chapter. Mrs. Ora Rule Shannon , will represent tho Paintsvllle chapter. FORT GAY SCHOOL BUILDING. James A. Hughes of Huntington has the contract to build the new school building at Fort Gay, W. Vn. Work will be started at once and the build ing will be rushed to completion.