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Established 1865 55th Year-No. 62
Richmond, Madison County, Kentucky. Friday Afternoon, March 12,1 920 Price Five Cents ) SUITS FILED ON - CATTLE SALES HERE Seller Claims "Cold" Checks Were Given Him Other Actions Ffled In Circuit Court V, Two suits "for the value of live stock sold at Richmond court day hivA Kci filrt oc, Ar ... llltU 111 LUC millC Ul " rtnf I - Toe- " V because of the fact that feed Is high, and the value , of the stock wight deterioriate while they are of the cases, Judge Shackelford has entered orders for their sale by the sheriff, if satisfactory in demnity bond is given by the plaintiff. r 1 Gilhert Smith brought suit against W. M. Campbell, to whom he: claims to have sold 23 cattle for $816.20. He alleges that Campbell gavi him. a check for that amount upon the Fourth Na tional Bank, ofCincinnati, when he had not funds to meet the check. .The petition says that the stock is now at' the East End ,Stock Yards in Richmond and will soon be moved unless attachment 1 was granted to hold them. This attachment was granted pending final decision in the case. Smith asks iudement for $316.20. the .; . J O ' amount he sold, the cattle for "J Attorney G. Murray Smith who N brought the above suit, also filed asuit against Campbell, on behalf r t- T 1 1 A or -Cu .Lawrence, wno ciaims io have sold him 16 cows here court day for $601.87, and that his check "fOrsame drawn on the same Cin cinnati bank, came back "cold-" A similar order was issued in the hnvp racp Through Attorney, A. R. Bur-, nam suit has been filed against W. G. Yancey, of Clarksville, Va., by the Madison Tobacco Warehouse Company for $628.85. The Home Tobacco Warehouse Company is made a party to the suit, which iallee-es that Yancey moved nve baskets of tobacco, which' He' had sold at the Madison House to the Home House, and sold it there. The five baskets are alleged, to have weighed and soldas, follows;: rnf vvpicrl-nnrr 1 5r nnn'ndsiAt-Sl a o o - nound: one weighing 200 pounds at 77c; one weighing' 175 -pounds, K ; at 80c; one weighing tl40. pounds at 80c; one w eighing Impounds, at 59c; a total of $628j85;: u Judg ment is asked for thtsiadi&ount Through Attorney ElkS.' Wig-? gins, the J- B.-Cblt Companyvrof New York, has hied suit in circuit court here against W. J. Gcjoch. of the Coyle section, for $279.10, the price of an acetylene lighting plant it claims to have sold him. ' 1 Cal White, a storekeeper of the 'Brooksfown section, filed a suit against I. H. Woosley. for $223.96 ! for merchandise furnished Mirviu Kirbv, a tenant on Wcosley s filace, Avhich White :latn!S he cjjd upon- order ot v oosie'. ins miiii sought being balance unpaid for ior: A. R. Burnam is his. attorney- : ,: ; ;' i" Attorney Bun-am also nled suit for R. M. Ross pgain?t Q LrKir.g and M. C. Co, on twonot s. (.nc for $208 and t''e othc:for 75. jsir.uoy is iiicir piiicy utu-nuaiii because Mr. Ross alleges- that he has reason to beli-tv that Mr. Coy has some moii??y belonging to .;v The stock buying firm of V. A. 'Leer & Company, of Garrard county, which the petition says 'consists of Messrs- V.-.-V Joseph Robinson and Alex Doiy, file suit again! the' U. S. Rai'r r.d Administration and the L. it, N. railroad for $660, alleged to be .rlaTnacrp niitn tiled bv n r:.r l;-.id t-A 0 j horses and mules shipped by plaintiff from Kichmond to B1 1- k ;Ky., the damage being cau';d by ;negligence and de1:y in trin? , porting the animals' Attorneys .11. L. Walker, of. Lancaster, and :G C. Wallace, of Richmpnd, rep- PRESBYTERIAN CONGREGATION ATTENTION There will be a congregational meeting at the close of the " Morning Service next Sunday to receive and act on the report of the Church Building Committee. . All members and all those : interested or in any way identified with the Presbyterian con gation, are urged to be present. ,' " . r R. L. TELFORD, PASTOR resenting the stock -firm. Through Attorney . C G 'Wal lace, of this city, Joseph Mokwa, files suit agairist theBerea Bank & Trust Co- for $2,500 damages, it is claimed in the petition that the bank failed and refused to honor checks drawn by Mokwa, .when he had ample funds on deposit with it to "meet the checks. Mok wa is reported to-be the head of the broom making department of Berea College. ... .' ' . Weather For Kentucky Generally fair tonight except probably local showers in extreme north portion; much colder; Sat urday fair and colder in east porT tions. , SAY THEY'RE GOING TO RAISE THE MONEY Lancaster . Pike Farmers .Seem Determined To Land Model , .Federal Highway .... Farmers along the, Lancaster ! pike, have gone to work with a will to raise the money needed to assure the- Federal Highway. As a result of the meeting at the court house Thursday after noon, dozens of the. best citizens of the county, who live along the section which will be most favor ed by the model road, declared that they 'will double their sub scriptions and go out and assist in getting others to contribute , a, w enough to guarantee Madison s I X. ... ll n1iritl o f part of the money that must be raised to meet what the state and county are giving as well as the federal government. It developed that about $7,000 has already, been subscribed by private, subscription. This means about $20,000 more is needed,, but from .' the determination.... w ith which the ,men present Thursday i. - i . ; - met the situation, many- oeiieve hat this sum will be secured with out , the slightest troubel.;. .The, solicitors haye-gone, ,' actively to work,, and say they' are going, to get the money.- ' ; OLD C. U. BOY KILLED '. 1 ; IN AUTO ACCIDENT .ivrnft.it y.i III tJi'M ', of Majon Trueheart , Bourne, aged, about 35 years, , was. instantly kjlK, ied in an: automobile accident at Chipley, Fla., Tuesday mght, says the - Stanford i - Interior Journal. Major Bourne, known in his boy hood days as "Peck," attended old Central University here. He later practiced dentistry and went into the army, where he advanced rap idly. . He was for a time in active command of the. 40th division in France. The body was brought back to his old home at Stanford for burial- A sister, Mrs. U. V W. Darlington, wife of a Metho dist bishop, survives,- together .. 'iU t-'.Ac- f ' Willi Illdll II itiU3J i i ' i .-v '' i.,) ; Newberry' Chief Witness ; . Collapses On Stand . ' (Bv Associated Press) Grand Rapids,, Mich-, March .12 Paul King, campaign , manager for Senator. Newberry, : collapsed on the witness stand here today in the Newberry conspiracy election trial. His physician - said King, who is the chief witness lor tne defense, is a 'complete" physical wreck," and he doubted if, he would recover for a year. A CAR load of Northern White Seed Corn, Oats for sale ; also ear corn. R. K.: Moberly, Moberly, Ky., Ginter Bros., College Hill, Ky: 62 2 ONE cup of Robkwood Coffee deserves another. You'll get the second helping habit, once you try Rnnkwond Coffee. Make a start. today. D, B. McKinney Sc Co. 59 6 NEXT OF v .- f" -i II I., - - Next tm. of Atuerlcan soldiers, saUors ami jiiiirtns . who diod in the nonorin the iTwenfy-secburt Ueyiment armory in New York city. At the left, memorial ,of his father, who was killed, in France. , . SAYS FEW EX-SOLDIERS I NEED THAT: BONOS ' (By Associated Trea's) - Washington, March 12- TIem- bers Of Congress will support sol diers' bonus legislation in order to "get votes," Frank P. Keeech. of Colonel , to'day told-the House Ways . and Means Committee which is holding hearings on re lief legislation. Chairman Fordney considered ' the statement an in sult Keech said he did not mean it that way. He added "from conditions in New York, I would say a bonus , is not . desired or heeded by" the average discharged soldier." ' ' v ' ONE GOOD THING PROHiBlfON ES . (Ry, Associated Tread) .. . :..-iNewi.yorky March ; 12-Prohibi-tiottiis-: c'ausiMg-86" many: foreign- borai'itoileaVe.ithei.United States that emigration" is exceeding em igratiAn.; According" to " Congress rrtai'i Sdgelf jajniember' ' of' the HcmseMmmigration C6mmittee: Heiasserted Ellis Island ; records show; 8,000 more; left the: country than came in since January 1st. While5 a desire to.live ' in the re juvenated lands is a factor, Siegel declared inability to buy wine or beer is responsible for the emi gration. Flyweights Fight Tonight (By Associated I'reas) Toledo, O., March 12 The question of who is the flyweight champion of the World probably will be decided here tonight when Jimmy Wilde, flyweight ; champion- -of 'England,, i meets Frankie Mason, claimant'iof the American championship. Both fighters art reported to be in the best of con dition' for this bout, . which is scheduled tirgo 12 rounds. Wilde was given a i guarantee oi lU.UAJ from' .A- Q.Thacher, president of the Toledo '-Atheltic Culb, for signing articles for , the bout with Mason, while Mason was - guar anteed $5,000, "Help Us Grow'' r Serv-Us canned goods,' fresh fish, oysters and vegetables - at Neff's First Street Phone 431 62 tf - , MAN LOSES HUNDREDS OF DOLLARS "I am' sorry I did. not hear of Mayr's Wonderful Remedy a few years ago, as it would have, sayed me several hundred dollars. Five years I suffered from indigestion, and severe bloating: I grew worse all tlie time. My doctor said that an .operation w ould be. all . that cotlld save me. ' ; I' took a course of Mayr's. Woderful Remedy in steady, and for the past year have been entirely well." It is a sim ple, harmless preparation that re moves the catarrhal mucus : from the intestinal tract, and allays the inflammation . which causes prac tically all stomach, liver and in testinal ailments, : including, ap pendicitis. - One dose . will cOn- .vince or money, refunded HL. Perry & Son and druggists .every- KIN RECEIVE FRENCH NTIHEFAMILYDIEiH i!l3 PEOPLE; KILLED BY ALONE OFlTHE FLO (IJy Associated Press) Whitesburg, Ky., March 12 A traveler coming here from the headwaters of the Licking river in Magoffin county, brings a ,'stcry of a family of nine found dead in their hom,e in a secluded section, having, died, it was said, of influ enza, and without assistance or medical attention. The names were not given but indications were ,they died several days ago. Neighbors investigating the famr ily's ncn-appearance are said to have found them dead. LAT0NIA1EN GO m A TO FEDERAL PRISON Cincinnati, March 12 Peniten tiary sentences of four Latonia, Ky., men found gulltyjt violating J tne espionage act were amrmeo by the FederaJ Circuti Court of Appeals here today, -The men are C; . BhiSchoberg,; -Henry- Feltman, J4 (Henry i Kruse, and: Peter W'im1 nier. i They were sentenced at Covington ; Feltman to : 'five or seven years and a : fine of i$4,000; Schoberg and Kru.e to five years each and Wimmer to one year. The court upheld . the - constitu tionality of the espionage act o: practically all points- MADE ATTACK ON NE-ARMED MAN Leonard Abney, of Berea, was held to the grand jury under $20C bond and placed under a peace bond of $1,000 by Judge W, K. Price in county ' court Friday morning. A charge of assault and battery was preferred against Ab ney by W. B. Waldenr the . one armed attorney of Berea,. who testified that Abney had attacked him and beat him when he pre sented a note for collection. Abney furnished the $200 bond with a Mr. Smith as security, while his $1,000 peace bond was furnished by Pleas Evans and an other Mr. Abney. Attorney G. Murray Smith for the defense "contested ' . Judge Price's jurisdiction in the case, as a warrant charging breach of the peace had been preferred against Abney in the Berea police court. Attorneys for the. commonwealth County Attorney O. P. Jack son, A: R. Burnam, and W. T. Short,' contended that the war rant at Berea has not been legally drawn or served. -: ' : Stanford's New Postmaster .,; A dispatcb from Washington says that Miss Emma 'Hay's, now assistant postmaster, stoodjiigb- est ot the tour: who tooK.a civUwilI,beHable for a f,ne every that ! service examination ior rne posr - mastership upon the ; resignation of Geo- L. Penny-:- at Stanford. This' means that she will be ap pointed, which will be good news to her many friendsj For a num ber of years she was connected with the Interior Journal at Stan ford, and is qualified in every way for the office she will take' charge of. . 'v..',.' - : -.''.'' :v'-"'--,'- James KLWebb celebrated his 90th birthday at his home in Danville. He is in Vigorous health and exception MEMORIALS - . . . ' i war receiving the French certificates of B. L. Cunningham, Jr.; holding tight the - . v . . V; .i 'By Associated T'ress) Branson, Mo.; Mar. 12 Flood ed streams today added a further menace to Ins and property in j southwest Missouri where a tor- i nado yesterday killed at least 13 persons, injured a number of oth ers, and caused property damage yet uncstimatcd. The . tornado first struck at 'Nevada, where three were killed. . It arose and then descended, rushing through Taney, county and Turkey Creek valley,, where. 10 were killed. piGHMiPONffiW i SH I P.- BYf TRII 0 K i RO UTE I W. F. Hupp, of the Firestone Rubber Company, is here today in the."Ship . By TrjidkJn which his. firm has been sponsor ing with :much success rinivarious sections of ' the country -! ;Mr. Hupp- has-: headquarters in 1 J-gxt j :narton. ": .'Truck fro'utes -.are now being run fout of Louisville, Cinr, cinati 'and other : points, ni nit is planned to operate a truck .route, between i 'Cincinnati, Lexington, Richmond and Berea,: and .possi bly via Lancaster,:Mr.-Hupp said He is interesting local shippers in the proposition, and is said to be meeting with much, encourage ment here. ' . 8URLEY SALES OR FEBRUARY ri The monthly report, of tobacco iales in Kentucky as issued by the department of Agriculture - at Frankfort, for February, shows the following for -thQ.burley dis- "ir'ct: .v."'', -; .- 7.I.L ' Burley tobacco sold for growers 2,767,176 i:6unds. for. $23,668,574 31 -averaW $28:51. . ' , Burley tobacco sold for dealers, 1.9 14,762 1 pu n ds, ior $ 1 ,55 ,yz 1 50; average $31.60. : "'' Burley tobacco resale, 5,641,680 pounds, for $1, 401, 306.66; average Total burley and average, .93, 353,618 pounds, for $26,627,802.57; average $25.41. ; : FINED $1 FOR NOT : I TAGGING HiS DOG The first case of harboring an unlicensed dog in local courts this year, was tried by County Judge W KV Price: in his, court Friday morning. He fined .Ben Denny, colored, of : Cottonburg, . $1. and j costs nd notinCd him that he .he ails 0 get a' license for his . , . Sheril Whitlock will im-i j uAncr ;f tWf 1irpn;e: is not ' 1 ivl liiu - Daid on it. also. The Sheriff has- been taking up a numbers- of un-i licensed dogs over the county and is on the lookout for them 'con-, stantly; . . . I McCormack Doesn't Doubt It '. iKv Associated rrKal - Louisville. Mar. 12 The State. Board of Health has no report of the case reborted from Whites- - . burg, but .Dr. McCormack is not THE MARKETS - Cinc?nnati Hogs steady ; $16 Chicago $15; 2c higher; cattle active and stronger. V Louisville, March . ' 12 Cattle 150; strong; hogs 1,500; active; sheep 50. steady,; all unchanged: BALLARD GETS i A BILL THROUGH Deals With Costs of Suits Over Inheritance. Taxes Much . Business In Legislature Frankfort, Ky March 12. Efforts ,i of Senator Carter, of Elizabethtown, Democrat, to abolish the office of oil inspector in Kentucky, and thereby to save, to the state $200,000, were de feated by a vote of 18 to 17. "Senator Carter said this was "one of the vefjr useless offices that had been overlooked by Governor Edwin I Morrow". In his own county, (Har din), Senator' Carter said a fourteen-year-old . feirl is . oil inspector.' , , Immediately following defeat of the Carter . bill the Senate . appropriated $2,018.16 to pay the expenses of the legislature committee which investi-institu- " Senator Simmons brok-; up the Re publican unanimity in the Senate when he obtained the aid of Senator Stoll to have printed the substitute for the j bill to put telegraph and telephone companies under the State Railroad Commission. ' I he Senate supported the Rules Committ2e when it refused to bring out the bill of Senator Burton to reg ulate 'the law of distribution. Senator Burton moved that the bill.be taken from the Rules Committee and placed on' its passage. Senator Harris said the reason the Rules Committee declined to bring out j the j bill was .because . the bill -would change, a ( law in Kentucky a century old. " . ' ' ' ; ' ;: ; Other reasons were Attributed to the fwies . .L-pmmxttee by .Senator ( lJurton, but he djd. no , say what they were. The motion' ,was defeated,. .19 to 17, Senator Stoll voting witl . the. Demo crats. ..Senator.; Buiton .,. afterward apologized to the. Rules. Committee, saying.that he had been mistaken as to the wording of the jbill. The .bill i of Senator; Rives the purchaser t of i prop! taxes if: . sale i is befoiie was I passed: without: riposition. r1-. Husbands and fathers who fail to . 4.1 Li.- . are 'subject to a fine land - jail sentence? under - provisions -.of, m it nator auui i nie iwut lauuj jfiiiwi tmiurai Simmons, winch wastDa'ssfed unanim ously by the Senate'.;" ",'"r-,';t, a r Senator Antle's bill to' 'provide 'for an inspector of vocational schools was passed,: 28 to 2. Senator Hogue object1 ed to the bill because it appropriated money for salaries. ' ? The bill of Representative Meyers to provide for establishment and mainte nance of public libraries in cities of the second, third, fourth fifth sixth classes was passed, 34 to 0. The bill as amended,, makes it optional with the council to vote funds for a library. His bill to.' establish ' j and maintain publics libraries , in - counties 'also- was passed. This ! bill enables the-''-Fis cal court of a county! a4tppMopiiatc money ' for a library. ; . v . The bi'l cf .Senator-jGardner' to pro vide for an appeal from -art 'order of the State Tax Commission " for ' reas sessment was, passed,- 28 to'0 ' .' ' : The bill of Senator Whittaker to re quire the S tate .Tax' Commission to prescribe forms on ' which county clerks report exonerations was passed, 33 to 0. . ' Senator Harlan's bill to give jewel ers a lien on goods left for repair was passed without opposition. Money' remaining in the hands of the jeweler, after tbe cost of repair has been deducted, goes to the state school, fund. 'Senator Harlan's bill to regulate renovation of mattresses also was " adopted. ; , " ' v . "','....' By a veto of 38 to 42 the House of Representatives a second time defeat- BIG' DRIVE ON WAY ' fHE FIRST CHRISTIAN CHURCH , - . . :..' . - . S- ''. i, -'.- - '. .:. ' ." - . '. ' 1 ; .r SUNDAY SCHOOL ' - -. " '- ,.--.-...:..--.';'-,.'::'.. -: If you are or have ever been a member of this ScKooli : ' : 'i :' ; V ' ' --v " -'- - ' . --.v.'-.? it is imperative that you be there Sunday. WATCH TURLEY'S MEN and THE NORMAL CLASS MAY GET TREATY B VOTE LATE TODAY RcpublicanLeaders Claim' JEnough ! ; Vctes Are Ready J? ass -. . . Compromise Form (By Associated Press) Washington, March 12 Repub lican Leader Lodge today intro duced in the Senate a "substitute for the. republican Article 10 res ervation to' the peace treaty. In general it follows the form of the draft agreed upon several days ago in the bipartisan compromise negotiation: When the reserva tion was offered the republicans declared the negotiations had lined up almost enough votes to ratify the treaty ort that basis, but a final agreement was . not reached. Republican leaders plan ned to obtain a vote late today. Lodge said his substitute was in the interest of a compromise and represented no substantial change in the meaning of. the reservation. . ' V.'lson To The Rescue -. . (By 'Associated Press) -Washington, March 12 An ef fort to compose the. . differences ' between the majority arid the minority of the bituminous coat commission will be made by President Wilson, it was said at the -White House today: Meanwhile John P. White's minority report was to be sub mitted to the President. The re port is understood to ask approx imately a 35 per cent wage in crease and a seven hour day. Sec retary Green said he hoped the differences would be smoothed out in direct conferences. . LOUISVILLE GAINS 10,963 Washington, March 12. The. Cen sus Bureau has announced the fol lowing . pL92Q . population figures , and , increases:. Louisyille,, y-t t234,891, an increase of 10,963 or 4,9. per, cent. St. Joseph,, Mo., 77,735, an increase of 332, or 0.4 per . cent.: . Chambe,rsburjft Penn., 13,171, an. increase of 1,37 J. or ll.C per cent! edthe bill of Senator Harlan to em Commission shell beds in Representative1 Neel to ; ' fix qualifications of women tifr'partick i pate'm prmary, to prqvide"for. divid-y containing' 35f Vetera- 'and ' to provide : fbr;,issaihg! 175; per 'cent more ballots trt election in'.hicbJ women' partici hatirf than- the number: of 'Votes cast at the last Presidential' ' election, was passed, 53 to 7. Necessity for the bill was occasioned by the ratification of the woman suffrage amendment. More ballots will have to be furnished at each election in which women partici pate. Representative Nelson's bill to em power trustees of graded schools to condemn land, and -Representative Ballard's bill to provide for payment of costs of suits to recover inheritance taxes ? was, passed without opposition. . Sriator Harlan's bill to prescribe me'tKo'iP of collectings inheritance tax requiting schedule of, -estate to be filed with County Clerk' and forbid- , ding' Sheriff 'to -collect tax. until the , State Tax- -Commission' has made an investigation, was passed unanimous ly.;; v-. The bill of Senator Morris to pro- vide for an ' educational survey under direction for a board of five, to ba ap- 1 pointed : by the Governor, was su De stituted for the House bill of Repre sentative Wash, and was passed, 54 to 2G. The bill carries an- appropriation of $10,000. The survey is to be made by experts and Representative Skiles sought to amend the bill by providing that the-experts be Kentuckians. The amendment was rejected. , . Representative Carr's bill to allow defendant in felony , cases eight preemptory challenges, instead of 15,. was defeated, 40 to 43. I . - : where- . " ' '. ' ' -; - ". ' It ally well preserved. inclined to doubt it.