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.MM TEE, Established 1 865 55th Year No. 1 33 Richmond, Madison County, Kentucky , Thursday Afternoon, June 3, 1920 . Price Five Cents The El E O O o CUT CONVENTIONS BARRING THE NEGRO Is Order of Republican Commit tee Some Negroes and Whites Seated (FJy Associated I'ress) Chicago, June 3 By a unani mous resolution today the Repub lican National Committee direct ed Chairman Hays to notify all the state organization that they must discontinue holding local conventions for the election of national delegates in places where "it is the custom and practice to refuse admission to negroes." The committee today resumed consideration of the delegate con tests. J. C. R. McCall, of Nash ville, Tenn., came uninstructed, hut claimed he was for Wood,, was seated from the Sixth Ten nessee district, after Harry Luck, of Nashville, had withdrawn from the contest. In North Carolina, Morehead delegates were seated, .while in the South Oklahoma district, white delegates won over the ne gro contestants who claimed they were barred from the Muskogee convention. The Florida case, which was re opened, will be heard later in the da-. BRYAN OPPONENTS INAUGURATE FIGHT Chicago. June 3 Decision t( meet the opposition of William Jennings Bryan, in organized fashion has been made by the friends of President-Wilson, win now arc preparing to arrangf their program for the San Fran cisco convention. It is said tha' their plans include two methods of offense and defense. They will be ready t make th test upon the chairmanship of thf convention by offering either Senator Joseph T. Pobinson..-61 Arkanssa, of Bainbridge Colby Secretary of State. In case Bryan remembering tln'"Tii;ht iii Baffi more in 1012, declines to meet hi? t pponeuts yppn .tjiis issue, the. will force t!e ght.npn the .chair manship of the Committee , on Resolutions. . . ' It is announced vyjtb authority that the selection .of thq, Wilson Administration is Senator Carter Glass, of Virginia, whose, state platform the President rcccnth pnp roved in an open letter. I)e sign is seen in this action, and it is poinled out that the Chief Ex ecutive may have been consul tc" as to the language of the instru ment before it was submitted to the Committee on Resolutions in rthe Virginia gathering. Pomerene A-ks That Inquiry Ce Extended Washington, June 3 Senator Pomerene, democrat of Ohio, to day asked the Senate to authorize the committee investigating pre convention political financing to extend it's in'quiry to the Presi dcntial and Senatorial campaign which will end with, the Novem ber elections. the request was in the form of 'a resolution, went over until Fridav. Pomerene is a member of the present investi rating committee. Will Burn Houses To Thwart Dreaded Plague , (By Associated Press) Mexico City. June 3 It is an nounced that the authorities have decided tokburn one-third of the houses in Vera Cruz, because of : the bubonic plgue infection. Heavy Fine Imposed v Upon Eastern Clothiers Syracuse, N. Y., June 3 Ex pressing the' hope that his action would serve as a "moral lesson" to all dealers throughout the country who may be charging un just prices for necessities, Federal udze Harland B: Howe, of Bur lington, Vt.. imposed a $55,000 line on the John A. Roberts Com- 7" T - . -. Jfl pany. oL-utica. conviciea oi Hav ing profiteered. Postal Pay Increased (By Associated Press) Washington, June 3 The House today passed the postal in crease pay bill. N WHY worry about prohibition? Rookwood Coflccsupplies the cheei without the hang-over. D. B. McKin ncy & Company. ' 124 t Weather For Kentucky Partly cloudy tonight and Fri day ; cooler in east portion to night. MANUAL TRAINING DEVELOPS ARTISTS At the manual training depart ment of the Madison High School there is an unusual collection of samples of handiwork, some rep resenting among the best classes of workmanship to be found in the country till the work of boys. The collection, if placed on exhibition and displayed as the most proficient 'work of art, would be admired by all and re cognized by few as having been made by Richmond school boys There are mahogany tables of rare design and extraordinary finish; picture frames made after the fashion of the elaborate ones encasing celebrated and world renowned pictures; book cases of rare woods, with-farious natural colorings brought!?' out through scientific process" chairs of . uni que design and bbok cases of or iginal design, and many modern pieces of furniture and ornaments which can but cast unusual credit to the maker. : This work, under the supervi sion of Prof. J.- H. Kunkcl. has developed to a wonderful degree in the local schools within the past few years and one of the rea son's for it's unusual success is the deep interest shown by the youthful workers. , Ever r-rady lo act upon a suggestion of theii leader, the students dive Into the depths of the mysterious work of producing attractive and valuable ornaments and things of useful nature, from rough, unattractive pieces of wood. Some of the pu pils have under contemplation a set of furniture which will not be rnished for some time and which romises to cope with any to Se found in the wav of elaborate uid perfect workma'nship. The afents of the average student do lot realize the extent of the abil ity of their sons in this line of .vork right here in the home schools pf-their home " city."-" ' The work of the boys has been highly complimented by many noted visitors at the school, land the facilities; for work in this de oartment are . ;to be improved, much to the pleasure of the boy si THREE CANDIDATES HERE MONDAY Court clay visitors. to Richmond. on xt Monday will have the opportun ity of hearing the three candidates for the nomination for congress in the 3th district present their claims to the voters. Both Judge Ralph Gilbert, of Shelby Youny, and Col. Frank Ripy, of Anderson county, have notified their friends here that they will be on hand and it is expected that Private George T. Davis, of Casey county, will be herejalso. He ha3 met his two op ponentson the stump wherever they have appeared and the three-cornered debate that they engag in is usually heard by a large audience and -much enjoyed by all. It is expected that the speaking will begin at the court' house about 1:30 or 2 o'efock, so that' each of the can didates may have full opportunity to present his. views to the voters. It is probable that a big audience will be out to hear them. .. r NEW YORK SYNDICATE AFTER KENTUCKY PLACE (Bjr Associated Vtenn) Lexington, Ky., Tune 3 A syn dicate of New York turfmen, headed by Edward F. Sims, who recently paid $250,000 for Prince Palatine, the great English sire, is negotiating tor the purchase of purchase of Green Hills Mansion from Mrs. Pearl V. Haggin, wid ow of the "Copper. King," accord ing to current reports. The New Yorkers, it is said, will use the property for. a country club. The. house is five miles from Lexing ton and is the most palatial in Kentucky, Nearby are the race horse breeding farms of August Belmont, Harry Payne Whitney, of New York; J. B. Widened of Philadelphia, John E. Madden and Edward R. Bradley. . ; TUST received a car load of fine locust posts, 8 and 10 fct Savage-Smith Lumber Co. 2tw 3t There are some counterfeit dimes : i i i u i : ; ported, ia Richmond; " . ' "-'' ' ' . MUCH BUSINESS CONFRONTS COUNCIL Tax Levy Will Be One of Many Important. Features of Reg ular Session Tonight A big volume of business con fronts the members of the Rich mond city council at the regular meeting Thursday night. One of the feautres to demand the atten tion of the City Fathers will be the tax levy for the year. : According to the schedule call ed for by the city school board, a school tax levy of 75 cents "'per $100.00, will be asked. This rep resents an advance of 25 cents over last year, and is admissable by new -legislative laws. Inter est on bonds, it is estimated, will be 45 cents per $100, and with a levy of 75 cents for the general fund, an" approximate levy of $1.95 on the $100 will result. ' One of the city officials, in speaking of the new levy today, said the amount called for in maintaining the schools of the city represented as much, if not more, than for all other business of the city, including municipal organizations, such as the police and hre departments, besides wa ter and light, maintenance of streets, judicial and executive de partments, etc. lie stated that the increase of school tax will not be made voluntarily by the city council, but a result of the right of the school board under the law to fix its own rate. There will be a renewal of li censes upon various businesses, comprising trades, professions and occupations. This is ex pected to produce considerable revenue. ARE PROVIDING NEW FIRE ESCAPES The material for the fire es capes lo be provided for the audn torium building at Eastern Nor mal School, is beginning to arrive fiind the-improvement will be not- ed in the very near tuture. irus is but one -bi the precautions be ing taken against' fire since 400 feet of additional hose lias been purchased and' a "number',' of firef extinguishers have been provided for Various buildings. The schools haye been provided with addition al apparatus since the number of structures have been increased, and it now the belief that loss from fire has been reduced to the minimum. The management has been working in accordance with the new legislation regarding fire protection, and this is one matter closely adhered to. While there will be a storage shed built soon, this, too, will be provided with all fire protection asked by law, and perhaps more, since it is the de sire of those in charge to take all necessary precaution. DYNAMITE USED IN STONE QUARRY Several thousand tons of rock will be necessary in the paving of the streets and much headway is being made now in the quarries, since dyna mite is being used. The reports of explosions have caused many inquiries to be made, some believing a new hunting law had just gone into effect Small charges are used, and the quan-ies, when the supply has been removed for use on the streets, will present a different appearance. J he shale and loose rock ha3 all been re a w rnurhod the bed rock, with the result that dyn amite is being used to great advan- 6 T1,,.Q n-r.r.,ll,r c.rmlv of Ktnn rTZ rZ: .Zr rm: ;; riv.pui.u "- ---"l I be deposited ready for use as soon as the excavating machinery of the pav ing company arrives. May Have Cured Some It is believed that with the large number of convictions at the recent term of the United States court, there will be' a de cided decrease in cases of similar character at the next hearing. Thus far, it is said, there has been a dearth of cases of a character that will call for attention from this source. ' v COW PASTURE on MoSerly (arm. Call J. R. McKinney. phone 0 " . . - ' v'V ".. '. , IRISH SYMPATHIZERS BURN BRITISH FLAG (By Associated iTesa) Washington, June 3 The State Department today asked the Dis trict of Columbia Commissioners for facts in the burning of a Brit ish flag yesterday near the Treas ury building, by women sympa thizers of Irish freedom. The Department acted on the initia tive. The British ambassador made no protest. No arrests were made and1 none were ordered made. Officials would not indi cate what action was contem plated. BIGGEST BATTLESHIP;. AFLOAT IS NOW READY New York,' June 3 The supcr dreadnaught Tennessee, the larg est and most formidable battle ship afloat, goes into commission today at the Brooklyn navy yard. It was constructed at a cost of $20,000,000. She represents the last word in battleship architec ture. She is 628 feet long, with a beam of 98 feet, a displacement of 32,500 tons. The equipment consists of revised advantages taken from lessons learned in bat- 1'tle of Jutland. Enclosed in a steel fort near the top of the for ward mast are many new devices one of which enables the crew to train its guns on an enemy ship, long before the Tennessee is even in sight. SALARY LIST IS ADOPTED BY STATE The salary list, as prepared by Su pcrintendent B. F. Edwards of 1 thv Madison county schools, and sent t; the .Slate Board Hot ' week, was, re turned Thursday morning, marked "approved," ; and the; salary ' f or i thf various positions to be filled in ' tin, county will be according to the follow., ing: ( . !.' For, the four .county. -high school, one principal, ssalary $150 per; mo44; for nine, months, with four assistants at,$'JQ; graded teachers,' $80; one-jwis iorjugh schol i principal, at $12J"one .assistant, at .JR5; five two-room prin: cipals . at , $85, with :five assistants- a. $80; one .room instmctors at $7 anc1 $85. . - ' :-. . It was emphatically stated by Su perintent Edwaids that a hardship was being Worked on Madison county through the invasion by other schoo' superintendents who induce many oi the instructors to go to their schools "Why," he said, "some of them ever come to me and solicit my aid in go ing to visn) the various teachers at th schools in an ciTort to get them to gc to their schools.' ille stated, however, tljab while ma ny were loyal to their home county there were many in Covington, Louis ville, Floyd county and other places ir the state. "Every county in, the state of Kentucky wants teachers from Madison county",- caid the local sup erintendent. He stated that if it were possible to recall every local teacher the Madison county schools could br immediately filled with instructors giaduates from the Eastern Norma' school. One of the reasons there ir such a demand for these teachers, it i: asserted, is the fact that they have been compelled to attend other school v or tak,e up a special study during their vacation period. THE THIRD PICTURE IN A BIG SMASHING SHUES The. picturization by Bessie Barris cale ofthe third of the novels of Kath leen Norris, the famous writer of wo- men's stories, witmn tne last. iew . months, presents a remarkable exam pie of co-opeiation between a fictior , :i l . ..-:ct TViq tliJivl riceii aiwfw Picture The "Luck of Gerald-me Laird, will be shown at the Richmond the atres Saturday. "Whether Miss Norris has a standard heroine, who fits close ly to the needs of Bessie Barriscale. or whether Miss Barriscale twists hev emotional self most sympathetically to the women who are created by the pen of Miss Norris is not stated. The chances are it is the latter formal! the central figures in the stories 'ilmed by Miss Barriscale are" different. CONGRATULATIONS v : The-Winchester Sun said Wednes day: Mr. and Mrs! Don C. Wiggins are the parents of a fine eight and a half-pound girl born Sunday evening, May 30 at the home of Mrs. Wiggins' parents, Mr. and Mrs. William Robb. . The ; little lady has been christened J Louise Whitney. f GYMNASIUM FOR CITY HIGH SCHOOL New Principal Also Selected At Called Meeting of the Edu cational Board A new gymnasium, providing for ! winter athletic sports, a new heating system, a new principal and a num-j ber of additional teachers are the ! resultant features of a called meeting of the City Board of Education Tues day night at the home of Z. T. Rice, a member of the board. The meeting was presided over by Chairman John Noland and consider able business of importance was dis posed of. One of the first matters was the selection of a new High school prin cipal, in the person of Gladstone KofT man, of Humbolt, Tenn., who comes highly recommended. He is a gradu ate from the Union University of Jackson, Tenn., which institution ; is the same as the old Southwestern Baptist University. His salary will be $1,800 per year ,and increase of $4.r0 over the old salary paid. rrhe new principal of the Madison High schools is reputed to be an athlete of note, and is also es pecially trained along other lines kindred to this, having had four years experience. Science and mathematics are other subjects which ho has devot much time to and he is said to be very proficient. His election will admit of the in troduction of athletics upon a much broader srale, and this fact is ap pealing especially to Superintendent J. Howard Payne who is very anxi ous to build up athletics. The in troduction of winter sports will be an innovation that will also appeal to the boys, who have been desiring more leeway for some time. The work in this line ha;; been limited owing It the facilities at harnU. 'Mr. Herman Wischmeyer, member i of a Louisville firm of architects, was present at the meeting and with the board discussed the plans for making the school property more comfortable during' the coming year. It Was de cided however owing to the high cost j of material to limit the improvement work. The plan3 of the architect as presented' call for the installation of a new 'heating plant, together with watenw.rk'i? system. Although there will be but little change made in he itiildirig -this summer,, remaining part' of the frame will be, torn away and this 'material, together with, tho, lumber already on hand 'will, be utdized in building the new gym nasium on the campus. With the exception of the Eighth grade, following is the complete uer sonnel of the faculty for the city schools, as it will function next term, Mr. J. Howard Payne, Superintend ent. High School Gladstone ICoff man Principal.. Miss Cui-ralcen Smith Domestic Science and Algebra. Miss Annie Barkclay Stagg Lan guages. ' . Miss Lucille Dean English and Basketball. Caldwell Graded School Eigthth grade ., , : Seventh grade Miss Alice Baxter nf Wt Await ' Sixth grade Miss .Mabel JCtinkel.' ' Fifth grade-MSss -Kathryn Park and Miss Leigh White. Fourth grade 'Miss Bessie Dudley and Miss-Jcannette Pates. . . Third grade Miss Nettie Oldham and Miss Josephine Telford. Second grade Miss Curtis Mc Kinney and Miss Geneva McCarthy. First grade Miss Willie Traynox and Miss Lora Mae Harlow. Prisoners Are Paroled The State Board of Charities and Corrections today released on parole from the Eddyville peni tentiary, 21 prisoners, including Clarence Fry of Garrard county, charged with murder and serving a life sentence; having served since 1904, and - Robert Lee, of Casey county, murder, having served since 1903, he also, having been given a life sentence. 's-'v-x ! Prof. Keith To Return ProfCharles A. Keith, of the Normal, who has been in a Louis ville hospital for some time where he underwent an operation, re ports ability to get out and that he -will be able to return to Rich mond Saturday. . He will not be able to take up his duties at the school, however, for some time. SEE TONY, THE CONVICT, an excellent play in five acts, by Speedwell High School, at Speed- well school', Friday, June" 4th, at 1 7V45 p. m.' THE MARKETS Louisville, June 3 Cattle 200; steady and unchanged ; hogs 2,200 active and unchanged ; sheep 2800 25c lower ; $8 down; lambs $17.75. Cincinnati Packers 25c higher Chicago looking easy; cattle and calves staedy and strong. DEVELOPMENTS IN EDNA SCOTT CASE (By Associated Tress) Louisville, June 3 The case of Klvin Lindon, a Lexington oil man, arrested last night on a charge of carrying concealed deadly weapons, was continued in police court until tomorrow. Lin don, the police say, was a former friend of Miss Edna Scott, nurse, whose clothing was found on the river bank Tuesday. Miss Ethel Crouch, a Louisville girl, today told detectives that Miss Scott for the first time learned Tuesday that Lindon was a married man. Miss Crouch, the police say, also said she informed Lindon's wife of his acquaintance wth Miss Scott, and that Mrs. Lindon sub sequent!' interviewed her. NO EXTRA SESSION (By Associated Press) Washington, June 3 President Wilson has assured the Senate democrats that if the present ses sion ends Saturday, he will not call an extra session during the summer unless it is a grave emer gency. Senator Underwood an nounced the President's decision, saying he was authorized to deny reports, that an extra session was contemplated. MADISON HIGH WALLOPS LEXINGTON While the Lexington high school base ball team, scheduled to play the Madison high team on Friday afternoon, came in un expected Wednesday afternoon for the game, the contest was pulled off-; as -soon as a majoiity of the home team members could be .gotten togetherj a'nd.rli'e result Avas,.thaLthev walked awav with the -honors pf the day to -the 'turn? of 13, to 4o Brock did iorae of t he best pitching of tbe-seasen during the game for the fiVett JtifriJiJ while he was ablyv -assisted byi Malloy in the catche-r'jS. box-. The Nichofasville team wil'r be here Friday for a game, and this will close the games for the pres ent, although it is expected future games will be played both here and elsewhere, since the local team is becoming better with ev ery game played. NORMAL PREPARES FOR SCHOOL CLOSE The teachers term examina tions will start Friday,,mornitig at Easteni Normal and continue un- til .Saturday' afternoon, This. w.il.l. will close the work for the first term, and all will. look, forward,; to the beginning of Commencement tTJ V -rL 1 T , ' ' ' y, ' turned to their home at Ravenna, afte night, when Dr. M. B. Adams, oflT,:cif- otwl M T. n Af0. Georgetown College,, will deliver' nit; vuiuuiciitciiiciiL uuuress. rr1 ncttrl t -i, r j. ne lvioaei icnooi win ciosc this year's work Saturday. There will be a summer term for morn ing classes only. Many will take advantage of this opportunity to review grade work or take up new class lessons, etc. The six weeks will admit of them gaining a decided advantage in this work, and there will be ample accom modations for a number of addi tionalstudents. . Congress Ends Saturday . Washington, June 3 Congress wilFend the present session Sat urday under a resolution of ad journment adopted today by the Senate after assurance had been received from the , White House that President" Wilson didnot in tend to call a special session dur ing the summer unless.,.. a grave emergency arose. -The vote was 44 to 24, and came after two at tempts had failed to fix anad journment date, onej in July 'and the other in August ' . , FOR SALE One tobacco bed, 12x 225" feet; plant large enough to set out with a setter; Judy's Pride. Phone tu thueW-i. tjurent. - . -;m-ti JUNIOR RECEPTION A BRILLIANT AFFAIR Seniors Entertained Royally With Program or Extraordinary..,; Merit The beginning of the weeks festiv ities for students of the Madison high school Wednsday night, which is' ex pected to terminate in the graduation of a class of ten, was both a successful and brilliant affair, from a social standpoint. The event was a reception to the Seniors by the Juniors. They were Juniors in name only, for they entertained like veterans, and mada the evening one of rare enjoyment to those honored. ; - The interior of the school building was elaborately decorated with'flow-, ers, and class colors. There were fes toons of daisies, roses and honeysuckle a large chandelier in the cente issuing forth a radiance only equaled by the spirit of friendship which prevailed during the entire evening. The 'at tendance was such as to make, the' event doubly enjoyable , but very few being unable to be present to enjoy kha eventful occasion. There wa3 a goodly suppiy of interesting and entertaining music and dainty refreshments that proved a very appreciable feature of the affair An impromptu contest 'was productive of results in the wayTof entertaining that furnished a variation in entertainment unusual in character and greatly enjoyed by all. especially by the prizewinners, among whom were Miss Lucy Maupin.the champiop gil l whistler of the school, Ray Stani fer who walked away with tlie prjz m the flower contest Prof. 'J. How ard Payne, who was also in for a prize as well as others too numerous to mention. The Senior class colors, blue and white, were in evidence in the de corations. The class spirit was mani fest, aid the happy assemblage being unmindful of tho passing of the time, it was a late hour 'when the reluctant students betook themselves homeward. This will be followed tonight by' the musical recital, by the music depart ment, under the guidance of ' Miss Alice eMtcalf. The program together with the fact that Miss Metcalf will b'a in charge ar.su res all of an entertain ment of unusual quality. The program, as already announced, will be "Carried out in every detail. The plans have been completed1 and ' there will be a number of -out of town visitois. ' City Lot Transfer '.'' I" Relle Breck to Allen Zaring, lot ;m lfcjdnd. 'for $500. Han C. Yates, house and lot on Woodland avenue, Richmond, for $6,500. Margaret E. Lancaster to Mary I lisle, loto in Richmond, for $350. Girls Are Good Workers County Attorney O. P. Jackson is authority for the statement that girls are equally, as good workers in the tobacco "fields as boys, he having employed a large number this and last week in set ting out about six acres at his home place. lie stated the girls were willing and eneregtic . and lost no time when they got start ed at the task and appeared to be tireless workers. ' ' , BOONESBORO Mr. and Mrs. Fred McLemore and little 'daughter, Evelyn Lehr, have re-' , Fam:,v fnr w rtava. i -w- .' . Mr. and Mrs. R. R. Reams and' chil dren spent Sunday with Mrs. "Mary Asher. . , - . Mr: and Mrs. Bob Minter motored to Lexington Friday. - . Miss Ethel Waters is home', after visiting relatives in Danville for sev eral weeks. - . -', , Miss Gertrude Bento n was tha guest of Mr. and Mrs. Walter Richards and family Sunday. - " ': ; . v.V . L. C. Morgan has returned home" af ter visiting relatives in London for a few days. , , i ; . ; TJ - Claude Duncan is visiting his pa rents in !Tit hm.nd chis week, y ' . , Mrs. Merrill, of Terrill, was a vis itor of Mrs. L. C. Morgan, Tuesday; The bathing beach is looking fine, with a lots of vi3itoirs. ' Hardin B. Smith and. Sanford Goit nelly c?me fishing Saturday f-'aJghL-They caught a great eel.- ' - ,; ; JVIi-s. William Asher and Mrs; Claude . Duncan were in Richmond Tuesday-. : William Asher, Biwa Hampton and R." R. Reams had a fox chase Satai-day night. - ' : -v ' ',-.'-'' 'v'y - - ' ' v" v.. s '..-'Charles Mason, -believed to be the largest 17-year-old boy in the United. States; died Wednesday afternoon at ; the home of his father, Abraham Ma son, at Valley Station, Ky. The boy weighed 385 pounds. C. . ' v . f 1 --. ' v .