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HA8 HELD FIRST PRIZE OF KENTUCKY PRE68 ASSOCIATION SINCE 1812 AS BE8T COUNTRY NEW8PAPEW IN THE STATE. LAST AWARD MADE JUNE 30, 1922.
Sandy ArfuartUlfin la an Absolut TT Tha Big 8andy Newt will bring your advartiaing into mora homes for tha umi iNacaaaity to Evary Business.; Tha Circulation of tha Dig C . .1 Mu makaa It thai monay than any othor paper! I bast advartiaina medium I in eaatern rantucky i J- Aut inveniam viam, aut factum Voluma XXXVIII. Numbar 10. LOUISA, LAWRENCE COUNTY, KENTUCKY, NOVEMBER 10, 1922. M. F. CONLEY and E. K. 8PENCER, Publishers news JUDGE SPARKS RESIGNS OFFICE Serious Illness Causes Coun ty Judge to Relinquish Office. Lawrence county's highly esteemed County Judge lnMt week tendered to Governor Morrow hits rcleti'v ef fective Novemtier 1. No appointment has yet been made, but tho Governor la expected to till the vacancy very soon. A number ot Hp publicans are applicants for the place. Judge M. 11. Hpurks wna elected Inst November at the head of the Demo cratic ticket hy a very large majority Ho t a man who atanilM iih high a anyone In the county, and hi serious Illness (8 the cause of widespread Bor row. He him both heart and kidney trouble, and fwls that hlH chances to fulfill hlM duties iih County .IiI'Ik" are not at nil promising. The law Is nut broad enough to permit a l'r" Judge, to trammel all the business. Mr A. .1. (iarred hna been serving uh far an possible mid giving close and sat isfactory attention to Jill the work within nl powers an .Indite pro tern. Judge Sparks dueii not feel dispos- ed to hinder the full discharge of tin duties of hi office, which account for! hla resignation. Seek to Make Hawkins j Koad a C ommon Carrier FYnnkfort. A motion was filed t " j the Court of AppeMs asking that an j Injunction obtained by I-. m p nter , i Company against the Uawklns Inm- j her Company, of ltreaOiitt coiintv, b-j dissolved. The D.iwkins Lumber Com - , ;iny. according to the petition. op-r- j ii ted a rallto.ul line from ICoyulton Ini Magoffin county, whte'h the plaintin. "UKht to have tb-elared a comrnoii carrier. The lovr i-ourt bt-bl th:t tb-: railroad wan a cointfion car rier. u ltd Ifsueil a mnd:tor)' rder requiring it to accept tin? ritiur'M of a connnon ;u -rler. .The motion to disstdve this man datory order was taken under advise ment. 1 Coal Property to He Sold on Mock For Debt CVvlnirtcin. Ky., Nov. 3. - I'rojM'ity of the LlltiTty IVal fmiipiiny In Hnv-I rounty, Ky., win ortliTcd l.y Jmlv A M. J. t'lM-lll'ttll tlMtil)' III I.M' H( 10 HUt- lfy JuilKimrit for IIomhio rcrovfr.-il liy T. II. Morrl. No ot Kloy.1 inuniv In l.'nllnl Hlali'a Ulnnlcl t'oilrt at t'ovlnulnn. John M M on r.hn I'imIit.iI court t Iitk in t oviiiKton. wuh nntn. il to ri'relvrr anil Hliooijil I'OtnniiM. aloncr 10 romliH't (hf h.iIv Tim ii-matt-1 valin of thi- property In wo. proxitiiali'ly 1IS5,0U. Job Spurlork Dies in Ashland Hospital Job Spiirlook. rtiputy IiUitiimI m v rnue rolli'rtor. all.-,! inrly Monday mornlnR In Anhlanil nft'i-r an HIim-hh of Bi-vornl wvi-ka. Mr. .-pin loi k lia I lifM-n In ohari- of tin AHhlaml rev. mi. i. nfflop alinut -lt:lni'oti hiouiIih. His hitnip wuh lit Mhlilli- rrii k. I'lovil roun ty, nml It wuh to thai plai-o ilio lio.ly wnH tHkrn for liurlal. T'ii funi-r.il wna toml ta.1 Tui'",l.i Hfti-rnoon. . Hib wifi ami thri." Iilliln-n iin- tin aurvivli'K tm-mlMTH uf tin- family. Mrs, A. Nolte Dies at East Fork Home Mm. August Nolte died at her homo at Kttst Fork after an tUn-ss duo to tho infirmities of old ntfe. .She was one of the pioneern of Hoyd county. Funeral nor vices were held Fi idny afternoon at two o'clock at the homo of her daughter. .Mrs. Theodore Tan ner at J'ollard. Mm. Nolto Is survived by. several children nnd grandchlJdren. RODMAN WILEY CAR KILLS MAN. Lexington. Ky., Nov. 7. Hodman Wlloy, former State Highway F.ngt neer, will be given an examining trial hert on a charge of killing Goebel Cooper, 22 years old, who was struck anil fatally Injured hy Mr. Wiley's au tomobile on Winchester l'ike, 5 miles cast f hero Sunday nf ternoou. Wiley claims tha accident was unavoidable, as Cooper, after alighting from a mo tor bus, stepped immediately ji front of tho Incoming car. Following the ac cident Wiley gave himself up to Judge Donk and was released on own recog nluinco. FISCAL COURT MEETS. Tho Lawtenco Fiscal Court held its regular monthly meeting Inst Satur day, with six membein present. An arrangement was ninde by which ob structions on the Mayo Trull right of way bn removed and paid for more promptly than heretofore, thus reliev ing the state engineers of unnecessary annoyance and delay. MUNCY BUYS CYRUS HOUSE. A. J. Muney has bought tho boarding house on Pike street which has btvn conducted by Jesse Cyrus for some time. Air. Cyrus bought a cottage on upper Jefferson street and will move Into it when Mr.- Muncy takes charge of tha business. Ilov. Hrame, the new pastor of the Baptist church, Arrived in Louisa last week, accompanied by Ills wife and child. They are moving here from Paducah, Farm Woman and Mule in Hall Case. The natural curiosity of a mule was an important factor in solution of the murders of Rev. Mall and his pretty choir singer. Eleanor Mills, at I . w Brunswirk. N. J. Mrs. Jane Gibson, farm woman. In the early evening was riding "Jenny" in srarch of corn thieves when I lie mule attracted her atten !"ui to the murder party just as the t'tootiMK started. Mrs. Gibson came forward as a witness when an inno cent boy was accused DEATH CLAIMS MR. J. D. BURTON ' Mr. .1. I. lUntoti pitwHifd away at . hjM hoiut a I t ) y mts I- t lda. llinl'Mllli!, ,Vo-.-ttibt r :t. afl. r an lllio s of Nevt.ral months. Home lime iiki he suiTrr-t a pa r.i ly t ie hi i ok f r .rn w hi h lie ne er : eat ii ,! l .'i tivt lol Mr. ilurton was yrars (f nee. He was born at Itlalne and i-p.-nl niosi rf iilH lili- in t h is ciiuiii y. I 'or a vv hib he 1 1 i d m J oh n. -on t. on ; i a ml ai-o l:i .MdI'uiiii loiii.iy !( win a lil,nk Hin i: h l.y I'Mtlr !.i t , i l - ni iriK inter -csled in stone cutting and l ontraetniK. lb' was indusu ions, sitcessi ul. aiui CeiM-r oiih a in) a man w ho tun I rn.inv fii-iiifs Mr. Itiirtoii was a tiU'inht-r of the Freewill itaptiwt cburrh. 1 If,, i? y u i i t ti bv h,s vsitf. one son, K '. I .in i on. of this piaee, and oio-.(..UKbt.-t. Mi - N,. a M.-.id. or Ash . land. A not In r son, A. 1. iiurton, of I. .Iii il 11 ffW .1 aL-'t. Tin foiiowinu i'ioiliir a; d si,stt:-s miivlve: A. T. and l.iisli.i I. niton. j I rii'-.iihi. and ( I. V. I cm i..,, of Blame. Mrs. Fr.-hees Palmer, of ( st .. .-r son. i Mtiu. Mrs, Mar 1 1 ul brook, ot Asldand, Mrs, IC. S. fhairin of W,-t.aiu.-l'ui u. 1 1 1 no. a nd .Mrs, Ka I lierim li.inielw. of John-sou r.ninn w. i- present at the funeral except tin . da im fit i r who was U pi aw ay hy ill ; iii .'' in tlie f.innl.v, and . Mrs. haiTin ; .tiitl Mis. 1 .i iin ! . A moiic ot !n r re! -.1 i i es from a di?M nee w fio at tend'-d were Mis. A. T. Iiurton, Mr.' and Mrs. .las. riummer, Mr. and Mrs. Isaiah l'Iuninier of Thealka, and Mrs. U. (. Itur ton of Louisa. The fuiiera I w n preached at t he home on .Sunday by Itev. Hark VounK ; of . I ' 1 v sses, Ib'V. JJurns 'on ley, of ; I'aintsvtlte, and lavo Al Hays assist -hug in the service. Interment took place in tin- family burial grounds. Nov. 11, Armistice Day, Declared Legal Holiday Governor Morrow has issued a proc lamation .setting aside Saturday of j tins week as a legal holiday. There i was sortie nuestion about whether or i not it Is n legal holiday and the proc ! Initiation was made to settle It. PIN REMOVED FROM PIKEVILLE CHILD'S LUNG Removal of a black headed beauty pin, one and three iiuarters Inches In length, from the lift lung of Lucille Saati. little ilntiKhter of .a wull known IMkovIHo resident, was accomplished by surgery In Huntington. The oper ation was performed by Dr. llawes and Dr. Marple., It was a hroucho sophy. Tho Instrument was passed In to the lung through the wlml pipe and the pin removed, though with consid erablo difficulty. Tho operation was an entire success and the. patient re turned to i'ikevllle. COAL COMPANY FIGHTS EMPLOYES' ILLITERACY WJiltoshurg. Night, schools for en gineering trades and domestic science have been opened here hy a coal com pany for the benefit of Its employes. In addition to theso advanced courses, primary instruction In reading and spelling will be taught. Tho coal com pany hag pledged itself to aid In driv ing Illiteracy from tho mountains. MARRIAGE LICENSES. Grant Plgg, 84, to Ella Patrick, 19, of Louisa, Alfred Kvnns, 80, of Overda to Lula Potter, 28, of Jattle. $6,000,000 FOR R0ADSUP TODAY Voters In Seven Counties to Decide On Highway Improvements. Mont thftn $6,000,000 Will bn avail able fur rmitl ccnlruetloii in Kentuc ky ni'xt year in ndiiUioii to the nnu lar fumlrt i;ontrUuld by tht Suite and Kcdi-ral (invermnmt pruvidrri the bond iMsuvti before the people of m.v en Kentueky counties paisHed ut the elertiun Tuenduy, uccunlniK to Joe Mokkh, SUUe HiRbway Kiitfineer. Thi Muni also includi-H fundn rec-ivtd from former bond Insm-H which have not Immi expended entirely, Hcroi'dinn to Mr Hnifi-v Count.. In which bond hhu" have been voted upon within the last year with the amount of the Issue, follows: M.Hh, I.IOO.oou; Campbell. i .uou.uou; Mn'rciirv. Uao.ooo: (Ireenun. K'OU.OoO: Kstill, $300,000; Orant, flh'.O.OOO, and Kenton. fuu.uou. Two of $500,000 Each. 1 erry and M uh. en hern count lea lead the State In the amount of their pro posed bond i.KHUrs witli $r(H.om) earh. i'eople of tliesi' eouiitHM Voted oil the iicUon Tuesday, arcording to Mr. lit'L'Krt. Other counUes, with I he n.ount of the proposed issm-. that will ieonsi.b r tin- .tuition Tues.tay, fo - Mow; Knou. $iuo.0uo; .Morgan, flow.- iooo. and .Vndh-lnn, $fc'ou,000. The repor t of the road depart men t , i t ntly issui'd srimvs that approxi uuitely $10,1)00,01)0 went for building! and maintenance uf ajiproxlmately Hoo 'miles of ro.ul during HC'i, 1 1 and "19-2. Man Instantly Killed in Bridge Accident i at Paintsville I 'aints vilte, Ky .. Nov. 4 - One man was k.lled and thrt-e others probably t'alally in.lurwl here law today when a thirty ton eoncreir tnix-r eras lied through the wood.-n seaffolding of the ,Htate highway brblge being construct ' ed over the Ihg Sandy river. Frank Heed. 24. Salyer.sville, was i kllh d instantly when his body was . I buried in the dry river bed by the : weight of the mixer. j i ieor k-' .limes, II. A. Murders and i John t'ornutt' were probably fatally, injured They are in the hospital here. i J. E. Arthur, Foreman, Killed in Logan .F K A rt hu is. a ee a.., Toreina n for the I .a ni horn i -1 ni; ho roe ( 'ompa ny. at Whitman, was admitied to the Hol der! hospital on last Friday su fieri ;ig with a tractiiie.i skull, caused by a laie stone falling upon his head while working near that place. Arthurs lived but n few minutes after he was taken to the hospital. It N understood thai he was waiking along the side of i ; car when the stone rolled off a i.d st i io k h:rn a direct blow on the head. Arthur' came here sometime ago from, I.nchbur g. Virginia, and has been en. I by tin I i ngiiorne- ling mpaiiy ever since. He is sur- h rn IV r by a wife. I,ogun Democrat. FORT GAY MAN KILLED BY ENGINE Trunk lllodgctt. am- 30. was killed ut Fort Gay on last 1-Yhlay morning. He was pumper at the Norfolk .s.- Wes tern water tank In the lower part of Fort Gay. About 2 a. in. Friday he went to the plant to begin his work j for the day. A gas engine furnishes the power. No one was with him. When he failed to come home to 'breakfast bis wife went to the pump station and found his dead body, bad ly mangled. F.vidently he hail been dead for three or four hours. It Is thought he was caught in the engine soon after starting it. He leaves a wife and four children. His parents are Mr. and Mrs. Jay llloilgi-tt. who survive him. The burial ti.tok place in the Itartram burial : grounds on Hurricane. BOYD PRESBYTERIANS ' OVERSUBSCRIBE QUOTA Ashland. Ky., Nov. 4. Presbyterians of Ashland ami Catlet tslutrg have rais ed Mil, 000 In the $1,000,000 campaign for Christian education, It was mi iininced tonight. The quota was ?30.- noo. AUTOMOBILE WRECK. Mrs. Robert Prince of Warfleld suf fered U' broken collar bone, a broken arm and serious internal Injuries when an automobile in which she was rid ing plunged over the river bank Just below the town of Wartleld. Her chil dren who were with her escaped ser ious Injury. The driver of the car, Roy Dingus, was severely shaken up. Thu car turned over, live times before stopping near the brink of tho water. 8MITH-ONEY. Mr. Hurlln Oney nnd Miss Cleo Smith came to Louisa a few days ago and were united in marriage, Rev. F. P. .Icrnlgun, pastor of tho M. 13. Church South, officiating. Miss Smith was from Williamson, W. Va., and Mr. Onoy lives at Russell, Ky. He Is a conductor on the C. & O. railway. Thoy will reside at Russell. C. C. Akers Dies of Injuries Received in Car Collision Injuries sustained by C. C. Akers, aged 23, in a collision between two street cars in East Ashland Saturday night resulted in tils death at 4:30 a. m. Monday. Both of hlH legs were crushed and his death was caused ! shock and loss of blood. He died in a hospital In Ashland, lie was a son of Mr. and Mrs. John C. Akers of Cyus, W. Va., who were former residents of this county. He wuh a street car nvi tnrman and lived in Huntington. Soaped tracks probably caused his car to plunge through the switch Into tho eastbound car ready to go into the switch. The motorman on that car escaped Injury by jumping. Akers stat ed that his jump to safety was block ed by a man standing In his way. No one else was injured. Mr, Akers was married about three moiiinH aro to Minn Jessie Wilson of Iockwood .Other membern of the fam ily are bin parents, two sisters, Mrs. KUiel Hlaie of Kt-tiuvu, V. Vu., and -Mrs. I'onard Johnson of Lyra, Ohio, 1 I,n(I brothers. S. K. Kkers of Ash- I land, Dr. It. M. of Ki rmit, V, Va., Al- bert, of Kloyd county and Hobart of Kenova. He had been employed by the C. Si i. railroad, but a-'out three months ago went with the electric railway enrnpany. 1'he body was taken to the home nf : ,llH pnrentH at Cyrus. The funeral was j held on I uesday afternoon by Itev. A. i :t- ,;reen, of I'ikeville. Burial took t place near the home. j FRANCHISE FOR ELECTRIC SYSTEM At the meeting of the city council Tuesday nlpht an onh'r was made, to otter for sale a franchise for an elec-! trie Utfht and power plant and rights; to use streets, etc., on terms submit - ! ted by a Cincinnati corporation. The ; terms are set forth In advertisement 1 appearing in tlie XKWS this week. j (i. V. Hale. K. F. Vinson and W. M. 1 (sarey were appointed supervisors of the tax lists, to start work the limit , we It in December. i Exoneration from poll tax was (jrant! ed to Hi Allison, Frank' Maynard and .loe Itotts. Some reference was made i lo i he fact that two of them receive ( pensions, but this was not considered. A number of bills were paid. j The State Gets Nearly Two Millions More : - Frankfort, Ky., Nov. 3. The state. of Kentueky will receive $1,901,141 from the estute of .Mrs. Ialy Flagler Ring ham in addition to the $ 1 ,t;i'it. 77ti al , n.a,y paid, under the decision of th , Court of Appeals, which today affirm d, with one exception, the finding; o the .Jefferson t 'ireuit i, ourt. The inheritance taxes were based on an a ppraisal uf $ii7,3it,.;73 for the i stale, the higher court in thin ruling denying the contention of Attorney- neral Charles I. Dawson, on behalf ,,f the state, that the lower court . fled In Its estimate by approximately 40 per cent. , lb'. Dawson conteiiib-d that the valuation of the estate should have been lixed at J 103,1'93.7 7 9. I'nder the ruling by the Court of Appeals, the state school fund will re- ceive approximately $s:,o.000. This sum Is expected to retire all the out- ' Huntington concern for 30 dwelling! Frank Fry and Dr. W. F. Bruns, "lamling distribution for teachers' sal- houses, store, school house and a 48- j licpulilicans. were elected to the Leg-u-ies on a cash basis. i room club house to be erected ut Har- Islature. John llccklcy, R., deflated -j kms. ' Floyd county, Ky., whore the Wm. Peters for Co. Supt. Villinmiit1 Man Killnrl i Huntington foal .v.- .Mining Company In Cabell county all the Democratic M IllldlllhUIl illdll rUHLU has l.,i::r. a.1(,s. An electrically operat-, candidates won. Darnall beat Law- in Airplane Wrecked tipple costing $4:',000 has been con- rence McClure for the State Senate. ttacted for the Hal-kins mine with a Congressman Wells Goodykoou.once Dewev Short, who had left William- , Chicago concern. Bids are being re- a Democrat but now Republican, was son, W. n.. with Jack Dempsey oni1 u" msiuiiauun oi a sanuurj- Tuesday night of last week was kill ed In an airplane wreck at Cheyenne, Wyoming, last Sunday, according to a message received at Williamson 'Mon day. It Is said that when he left for the west he expected to buy an airplane nnd return with it. He came to Wil liamson about three years ago from Virginia.' He married Miss Roach, of Inez, Ky., a short time ago. ONE KILLED, ONE INJURED 1 1 AUTO ACCIDENT One man was killed and another was slightly injured at 2:15 a. m. Sat urday In Ashland when an automobile In which they were riding crashed In to a tractor and motor trailer on Thirteenth street. Harry (Punch) Scales, 38, barber, Fust Carter avenue, died Instantly as the result of a broken neck and crush ed skull. . Uufus (izzy) Straight, 22, East Win chester avenue, received minor bruis es about the face and shoulders. CIVIL SERVICE EXAMINATION The following persons took the civil service examination In Ashland lust Friday. The examination covered gen eral Kpelllng, clerical ability and ef ficiency nnd neatness In handwriting. Miss Sophia. J. Sloan, Allen; Estill O. Landers, Grayson; John C. Sprnd 1 In. CHIT; Lee Johnson and Henry II. Johnson of Ordinary, and Tlvis N. Jones of Teddy. DR. JERNIGAN AT MATEWAN. Dr. Jernlgan, who moved to Louisa from South Charleston, W. Va is practicing; dentistry at Matewan, W. Va. For the present his wife and baby aro with his parents, Rev. and Mrs. F. P, Jernlgan at the parsonage. Ho comes down and spends Sundays here. DEMOCRATIC LANDSLIDE Comes 20,000 MUes to Study Cattle. J. P. Cortes, son ol a wealthy Brazilian ranch owner, is workng as a common farm hand on the Cedar Crofl Herford Farm near Kansas City to study U. S pure bred breeding and raising methods. He likes it and thinks his long trip here worth all he is learning. DEVELOPMENT OF COAL IN VALLEY I Immediate development of coal lands ! hi Floyd rounty, Ky.. Wayne and Ka nawha counties, W. Va.. aggregating Ul) u acres, for which li'ti.VOOO for mine and tipple equipment has been con tracted, preparatory to the active op eration of the mines which will be at a capacity lounge by July 1, li)23, was announced here yesterday by J. .M. I lali. secretary and treasurer of the Huntington Coal : Mining Company, u net's of the tract. Corporation insurance for $100. On has been placed on the lives of .Mrs Hall and Mrs. secretary an I ance was pla- e laud ami Hurt, V. (. Dotson. assistan; tt-.-asurer. The Insur l by H. (jriiurt, of Hol- managers for Southern . West Virginia of the Continental Life Insurance Company of Willlmlngton, ; Dela. I Contracts have been awarded to a sewer system at uaiKins. ami lor a: number of municipal improvements whlch will make the coal town one ol the most commodious in the twin state mining regions. Hiirkins is six miles above Prestonsburg, Ky., on Big San dy division of the Chesapeake & Ohio Hallway Company. The construction of a bridge across the Big Sandy river at Harklns, by the Ferris Bridge Company to the mines at a cost of $S5,UO0, a power i .'.n, ,o su,,,,,, ui. rower lo ine liar- kins operations to be known as mine Huntington Coal A; Mining Company will complrte all construction work oy July 1, 1923, on the Kentucky and Wayne county, W. Va., holdings ac cording to Mr. Hall's estlmnte. The daily tonagc for the two-, operations, to begin with, will be In the excess of the 600-ton mark. All mines arc to be electrically equipped and passed y safety engineers before tho switches are thrown. Prestonsburg Post. MRS. STEWART TO SPEAK BEFORE TEXAS FEDERATION San Antonio, Tex.,' Nov. 4. Cora Wilson Stewart of Frankfort, Ky., member of Die National Kllmlnatlon of Illiteracy Commission, will be one of the speakers at the sliver Jubilee of tho Texas Federation of Women's Club meeting in' Houston, five days next week, commencing Tuesday ac cording to an announcement made hero tonight. CEREDO WOMAN DIES. Mrs. W. K; Hums;' wife of Dr. Hruns of Ceredo was claimed by death on Friday afternoon, after a lingering Ill ness of several months. She Is sur vived by her husband and one son, Henry, and a daughter, Mis. Nelle Bromley. Mi" m 1)1 Huge Gains in Congress and Many Republican States Rebuke the Administration. One of the most sweeping victories ever won by the Democratic party was that achieved last Tuesday. New York elected 4he entire Dem ocratic ticket by 500,000. West Virginia is Democratic, Neeley, Democrat, beat Sutherland for U. S. Senate. Four Democrats out of six Congressmen are elected, and one of the other two Is in doubt. The Legis lature Is Democratic. Ohio elected Donahey, D for Gov ernor. 1'omerene for Senator was de feated by Kesu. Bloom, D., wins for Lieutenant Governor, but ail other suite officers are probably Republi can. The Democrats gained four Con gressmen over the present number. Indiana elected Ralston, D to the ir. S. Senate over Beverldge. New Jersey and Maryland elected the Democratic tir-'.-. ts. Rhode Island elected a Democratic Governor and United States Senator. Delaware chose a Democratic Sen ator and Congressman. Big Gains in Congress. With returns incomplete from many districts it 8ti.ms ia: tain that. the. low er house 01 Oo.ift-e.:s will be Demo cratic by a small majority. This means, a Bain of ." to 90 Democrats. In the Sp-.vo::-..', races the Demo crats gained 8 and lost 2 Pomerena in Ohio and Hitchcock in Nebraska. This leaves a Republican majority in. the Senate. Results in Kentucky. The congressional situation In Ken tucky Is tho same as before 9 Demo crats and 2 Republicans. Fields Is re-elected by more than 7000. He carried Carter and Greenup counties. Boyd county gave him a bout COO majority. Langley's majority Is reported to bt5. 17C4 In the 10th. Judge MeCandless, D., was elocte. ' to the Court of Appeals In the 3rd dis trict hy 9000, to succeed Judge Hurt. In Ashland Mayor Salisbury's prop osition to adopt the commission form. C gm 'eminent was defeated 3 to 1. Our Neighboring W. Va. Counties. Republicans elected their four can didates for office in Wayne county 2 ' delegates inthe Legislature, Sunt, of ' Schools and member of the county court. Tills w;is the result of the tight over the removal of the court . house from Wayne to Kenova. It is said a trade was made and carried out hy which Republican candidates threw their votes to Wayne in return for Democratic votes fur their candidates. Wayne won the court house light for the third time. The majority is re ported all the way from 150 to 500. Later: Returns from all precincts, except one show that the removal proposition has lost by about 700. Wayne county gave Neeley, D., 1381' majority for U. S. Senator, and Lilly, D.. for Congress ins in icaieu lor congress In the district or which Wayne Is a part. Mingo county gave Democratic ma- i Jorilics ranging from sr,0 to 2000. LAWRENCE COUNTY'S VOTE. The Lawrence county ballot con tained only the nnmcs of Fields and Strlcklin for Congress. Fields, D has i a majority of 330. I election was held In 'S wet nam ! precinct. At Richardson the clerk to I whom the ballots were mailed at Pat- ,,.k ot . am, , ., , ot ,. unli, tn0 afu.,.nuon. Twn -i-h ,., ... ,, ,. was 19 H(t. which is about 3d per cent of the voters. W. VA. COAL OPERATORS AGREE TO PRICE Washington, Nov. 3. Coal operators in the Northern West Virginia bttu- mtnotis Holds have signified then." wil lingness not to exceed a maximum f. o. b. price nt mines of $4.50 per ton. Federal Fuel Distributor Spens an nounced today , Previous prices have ranged as high as $5.75 per ton. The annual production of coal from these llelds ranges between 16,000.000 and 20,000,000 tons, , MUSICAL ENTERTAINMENT. Last Thursday night the second ly ceum number was given at Garden theater In Louisa by the Electa . Hunt" Concert Company. It was an excel lent entertainment and was enjoyed V a full house. . r AWARD CONTRACT. The Trl-Stuto Wholesale Grocory Co., whose store at Kenova was de stroyed by lire a few weeks ago, has awarded contract f,or construction of a new store. Work is to begin at once.