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KEGISTER irJLJLj jL Established 1 865 57tH Year No. 107 Richmond, Madison County, Ky. Monday, May 8. 1922 Price Five Cent O 3 NEW FREIGHT RATE TO HURT STOCK MEN Farm Bureau Federation Sends Out Call For Cattle Raisers To Get On the Job The Kentucky- Farm Bureau Federation is sending out no tices to it:- farmer friends of a heavy increase in freight rates 'on livestock which is to go Into cttect June 1st. lhe bulletin is headed "Rad this aend this and then get busy and act." The bul letin gives a comparison of rates on livestock from various points ,to Louisville and what the new rates will be. The bulletin says in part: A new schedule of rates on livestock for all territory south of the Ohio river and east of the Mississippi river has just been issued by the railroads, effective June 1st, 1922. These rates will 1 be in operation on all shipments of livestock from all points in Kentucky, regardless of whether the shipment is wholly within the state or to a point outside the state. Everv producer of livestock in Kentucky will there fore, be affected by these rates The increase of freight charg es on livestock to the Louisville Stock Yards alone will mean an increase of over $600,000 annual ly which will have to be paid by f farmers who ship to Louisville. T There is iio way of estimating what the total figures will be to Kentucky farmers if we attempt to include shipments from Ken tucky farms to Cincinnati. St. Louis, Chliago and other points. The Southeastern Livestock Association with which the Ken tucky Farm Bureau Federation is cooperating, has filed a peti tion with the Inter-Stale Com merce Commission at Washing ton, requesting them to suspend these rates pending a hearing so that those interested in these new rates may be given a chance toshow that they tire confiscato and unnecessary and that the' Will seriously cripple the live stock industry in the soutliern states. In order that Ave may show the Inter-State Commerce Com mission that the farmers of Ken-1 tucky are united in demanding a suspension of these rates, we request every iarm lnireau in Ken tuck' to send telegrams to C. C. McChord. chairman Inter state Commission, Washington, and to both of our U. S. Sena tors at Washington and to t'le Congressman from their respec tive districts, requesting that Live-Stock Tariff B No. 1, Inter-' State Commerce Commissionj No. A-348, effective June 1st, which will increase all rates on livestock south of the Ohio river approximately 87 per cent be suspended and that the farmers and producers be granted a hear ing before same is permitted to become operative. Telegrams should be sent by; the County Farm Bureau, from individual farmers, all . banks, livestock shippers and everyone else interested in this matter. Be sure to send plenty of telegrams, the more the better. The bulletin also savs the Voight Filled Milk Bill 'H. R. 8086 is up for action in the House of Representatives nex week at Washington. You are urged to telegraph your Con gressman to actively support this bill. Several states have prohib- ited the faie of Filled Milk andjArthru Miller, a neighbor of Kentucky will soon be made a dumping ground for this substi tute for real milk. Our cows cannot compete with cocoanut cows from the Pacific Isles. Winchester Men Lose In Big Oil Suit Louisville, Ky., May 8 Mul burn P. Kelly, trustee for him self and a number of former as sociates in the Great Lakes Pe troleum Company, obtained a judgment lor $120,000 in Judge Edward's court today against George W. Owens, W. W. Shar pie, Guy D.. French and H. H. Moore. The judgment is on two notes of $60,000 each, executed July 31, JP21. Came By Aeroplane Mr. Harmon Vanarsdall and wife, of Harrodsburg, were here Sunday. They came over in an aeroplanelighting at the golf links on their arrival. While in .:,The city they were guests 'Charlie Powell on East Main of Ape Mother Caught San Francisco, May 8 Nellie, a large ape which returned to the wilds by escaping and flee ing to Satro Forest, was behind bars again today at Ocean Beach as the result of her mother love and the strategy of Miss Flor ence Naida, animal expert, who used Busttr, Nellie's 9-months-old baby, as a decoy to trap tne ape in a thicket. Buster was put in an open cage transported to the forest but Nellie refused to enter. Miss Naida took Buster and maneuvering skillfully final ly drew Nellie into the cage; 2,099 IN SUNDAY SCHOOLS HERE SUNDAY "Go-to-Sunday School Day" proved a tremendous success in Richmond Sunday. Old timers were seen sneaking into the classes who probably hadn't been there for a year or so. All got a hearty welcome and were made to feel that it was crood to be there. The First Christian school led latum tne past week, with attendance records, of! Three and one-half million course. The enrollment there! pounds of tobacco have been add showed 850; First Baptist count-' ed to the amount which the Bur ed exactlv 400: Methodist had I ley Tobacco Growers' Co-opera- 301: First Presbvterian 275 CnM varv Baptist reports 150, and the'grmvers of Kentucky. Ohio, Indi- Second Christian 123, thus show ing a grand total of 2,099 in Sun day school in Richmond Sunday. At several of the Sunday schools the attendance taxed ac- commodations so heavilv that classes had to be called off andisrowers have been added sincej special programs arranged. Supt. ) March 1, and that m many instan Douglas Chenault, of the First jces the signatures were volun Baptist, provided a very interest- j tary and without any solicitation ing programs with Profs. G. L. j on the part of the workers for McClain and W. L. Jayne. of the j the association. Eastern Normal, as speakers. ; Secretary H. Lee Earley was At the First Christian church, ibusy the past week signing the the Sunday school celebrated the j checks to growers which will be fourth anniversary of the coming ; sent out May 20. There are about of Dr. Hower W. Carpenter as '75.000 of these checks, including oastor of the church bv nresent-1 landlords, tenants. banks to ing him :t nancisome sroii 1 , , r club. Other churches also had programs. special GARRARD 'SHINER HELD IN 35,000 r0uv Simpson, white, of Broad dus Branch, Garrard county, was given a preliminary hearing be- fore U. S. Commisssioner W. S. Lawwill at Danville Saturday on a charge of conspiracy to operate a moonshine still. After hearing testimony of a number of wit nesses -Commissioner Lawwill found him guiltv of operating the i still and also of consniracv with others to operate a still and fixed i his bond at $5,000 to await trial at the Lexington term of federal court, June 12th. Deputy Sheriff J. T. Hicks, of Lancaster, testified that he. John Montgomery, deputy marshal of j Lancaster, and Allen Morris, dc-1 putv sheriff, went to 'Simpson's home, about six miles from Lan- caster last Saturday morning and found a 20 gallon iron kettle, a furnace, and 50 gallons of mash in a hollow forty yards, from Simpson's house. In an upstairs room in the house the . officers also found five half-gallon jars of full of moonshine and in the barn behind the house a half-gallon jar of malt. The furnace where the still had been operated, it 'was brought out, was located on the ! property of the Willis Turner heirs, adjoining Simpson's place. Simpson, said Simpson had ad mitted to him that he owned the still and was operating it but had promised to remote it from that section. Call For Bank Statements Washington, May 8 The Comptroller of the Currency to day issued a call for the condition of all national banks at the close of business May 5th. Mrs. Griggs III Mrs. W. T." Griggs, is critically ill at her home on Oak street. Her sons, Hubert, of Louisville, and Hume, of Hazard, are at her bedside. Paul Griggs, of El Pa so, Texas, is expected to reach here Tuesday night, having been notified Saturday of his mother's condition. Don't fail to see "Under Cov er" at the opera house Friday evening.- Admission 50 cents. Reserved seats 75 cents. The en- tire proceeds will be given to the P. A.C3 - - BURLEY GROWERS TO GET ALL MONEY SOON All Pooled Tobacco Expected To Be Sold Soon and Payments Made lo Members Lexington, Ky., May 8 The payment to be made to burley tobacco growers May 20 will be followed by a third payment when the entire holdings of the Burley Tobacco Growers Co-operative Association are sold. Just when this will be is said to 'be problematical but President J. C. Stone' has pointed out the fact that the crop of 1921 is the short est since the cut-out of 1908 and the government reports required of manufacturers show that their holdings are less than a year ago. President Stone has had many in-1 quiries for the redried leaf held by the association and has sold some of it. Then, inquiries have come from as far away as Den mark, a-representative of a Co penhagen tobacco concern having called at the office of the ass'oci tive Association will handle for'. ana and West Virginia in 1922 as a result of additions to the num ber of contract signers since March 1. Assistant Chief of the Field Service Division William .Collins, said Saturday that l,2o6 which growers have assigned their certificates as security for loans, and a few who have bought certificates from growers. Sec retary Earley uses a machine in signing these cheeks which per mits him to sign five of them at one operation, but he still will have to sign his name 15,000 times before the checks will be ready to send to the directors who will distribute them to the Sales Report Not Required Frankfort, Ky., May 8 The Burley -Tobacco Growers' Co-operative Association does not have to make monthly reports of its sales to the Commissioner of Ag riculture, Attorney General Chas. I. Dawson ruled today. He held that only warehouses, where auc tion sales of tobacco are held, are required to report under the law. Under this ruling only a com paratively small part of the bur- ley tobacco crop of Kentucky will be listed in public reports. These reports gave the price at which the tobacco was sold.;: for grow ers, dealers and on resales, the total amount paid and the aver-; age per pound. ';:-; ,.. j .' MRSTHANGER LOSES RELATIVE IN DANVILLE Mrs. Harry B.. Hanger. Tr was called to Danville Saturday night by the death of her relative Isaac Shelbv, who passed away 'at the Boyle County Hospital af- ter a lengthy illness. He was 51 years of age. His death came as a great shock to his many friends who were unaware of his critical i condition. For many rvears he had made his home at ; Junction City where he was engaged in the real estate business. Only recently he had returned from Hot Springs, where he had gone for his health. He is survived by one brother- Warren Shelby, of New Mexico,) a half-sister, Deaconess Laura' Calloway, of Charlotte, N. C, a sister-in-law, Mrs. Jas. D. Shelby of Danville, and four nieces Miss es Sara, Laura, Jane and Rebecca Shelby, of Danville. The funeral services were held at the Episcopal church Monday afternoon at 2 o'clock. Burial in Bellevue cemetery, from the home of Mrs. James D. Shelby, in Danville. V 1 Miss Fannie McGaughey, 16, jnarried her step grandfather at Bardstown after a two-days' courtship. ' ,. ' :, ' . . Hanging Follows Burning At Stake in Texas Town - (By Associated Frees) Fort Worth, Tex., May 8 The body of i om Cornish, negro, a brother of one of the victims of S the Kirvin mob Saturday, Was j found hanging to a tree today uy a larnier uciwceu xvirvm ana Fairfield. Three negroes were burned at the stake at Kfrvln Saturday Hfteij the mutilated bo dy of a 17-yar-old white girl was found 1 RED GROSS CARES FOR 45,090 HOMELESS (By Associated Tress) New Orleant, May 8-Approx- imately 70,000 persons are home- less in Mississippi. and'Louisiana as the result ..of the Mississippi river, noou, :ji tne numuer w,- 000 are belngfed, sheltered and clothed by the Red Cross, it was officially announced today. No provision has been made to aid the 30,000 who have not reached refugee camps, the statement said. v ' AFTER REED'S SCALP IN SENATORIAL RAGE (By As related Press) St. Louis, Mo., May 8 Refer ring to United States Senator I James A. Reed as "a marplot," former President Wilson in a letter to former governor Lon V. Stevens, it was made public today, asked the defeat of the Missouir cnator to'"redeem the reputation of the democratic party. The letter was in reply to one written by the former governor, referring to a letter Wilson wrote recently to the St. Louis Globe Democrat, attacking Reed. It was Wilson's third letter on the subject of the democratic nomination for United Stales Senator sought by Reed and Breckinridge Long, former third assistant secretary of state. In his ?e:ter:o' Stevens Wil son said: "I am glad to be sus tained in my judgment of Reed by your jwn closer knowledge of him and I shall hope and con fidently expect to see him repu diated by the democrats at the primary. Certainly Missouri can not afford to be represented by such a marplot and it might check the enthusiasm of demo crats throughout the country If their comrades in Missouri should not redeem the reputa tion of the party by substituting for Reed a man of true breed of democratic principles." The primary is August 1st 850 BARRELS OF BOOZ DESTROYED IN MARION (By Associated Press) 'Louisville, Ky., May 8 A tel ephone message to Robert,rLu cas, collector of internal revenue, here today said the Smith distil lery, with 850 barrels of whisky, was destroyed at Chicago, a few miles from Loretta in Marion county. Origin unknown. PATTERSON TO BE BURIED AT DAYTON (By Associated Press) Atlantic City, May 8 Arrange ments were made today to take the body of John H. Patterson, founder of the National . Cash Register company, to his home in Dayton, Ohio, for interment. His valet was the only , companion with Mr. Patterson when the manufacturer was stricken with heart disease on a train bound for this city in search of health. "When the Robins Come Again", (By Associates Fress) Washington, May 8 Senator Culberson, of Texas; today , re fused to see newspaper-men to discuss th. charges of Alexan der E. Robertson, a Britist war veteran, that private detectives sought to get him out of the country because of his affection for, Miss Mary Culberson, the senator's 21-year-old daughter. Friends said Mrs. Culberson is prostrated as a result of the sto ry. Meanwhile, it is understood Miss Culberson has agreed with 1 1. r -i . . n . me iamuv not to taiK matrimo ny until the spring of 1923 at the "Under Cover" May 12,fcene earliest. --" i, ' fit Pattie A. Clay, . BIG TIMES AHEAD AT GAMP DANIEL BOONE Boys and Girls Will Also Have Outing Seasons At Mammoth Cave Camp, Too The man boys and girls from Madison who annually enjov .the summer outing at Camp Daniel Boone, near Valley View, will be interested in learning that the biggest camp season in the his tory of the state Youmr Men's Christian Association is promis ed for June, 1 July and August, VJl, according to E. V. Donald on' work Secretary and ?mP Director of the organlza- son, Boys' Work Secretary and tion. At Camp Daniel Boone, locat ed on a farm owned by the state Y. M- C. A., on the Kentucky river just at a most picturesque spot where Marble Creek runs into the river, new equipment is being built, which will make the camp the best in the south. Camp Mammoth Cave is. located within 15 minutes walk of the great natural wonder of Kentucky on Green river, and the accommo dations in this camp are provid ed by wood slab huts and camp buildings. Camp Mammoth Cave will be opened June 24 with a High School Girls' Conference which will last through July 5. Girls from both Kentucky and Ten nessee will be received in this camp, which will be conducted by the New York office of the National Young Women's 'Chris tian Association. Three vacat:on camps, also, will be conducted by the Y. W. C. A. for girls of Kentucky The first of these will cover two weeks at Mammoth Cave, July 12-26; the second of two weeks at Camp Daniel Boone, July 26 to August 5; and the third at Camp Daniel Boone August 5 to 16. Six camping periods of recrea tion and conference are provided for the boys of Kentucky at the two camps. The boys' camping periods at Camp Daniel Boone are as follows: June 14-2S; June 28 to July 12; July 12 to 26; and Boys Hi-Y Training Conference August 23-30. Two periods of two weeks each will be provided for boys at Mammoth Cave from July 29 to Aug. 2:1. A date also has been fixed for the annual - Christian Workers Conference at Camp Daniel Boone from Aug. 16 to 23, when adult workers will meet. Two guest periods of a week each, July 5 to 12 and Au gust 23 to 30 have been provid ed at Camp Mammoth Cave. Employed Officers Conference at Mammoth Cave Aug. 30 to Sept. 1, inclusive. CONVICTS MUTINY IN SOUTH CAROLINA PEN (By Associated Press) Columbia, S. C, May 8 Sever al convicts in the South Carolina! state penitentiary were shot to day by prison guards in putting down a mutiny, according to Chief May of the citv fire depart- ment, who was called upon to aid I the prison authorities. May , said j ten or twelve prisoners were shot CARD FROM MR. PAYNE In last Friday's issue of the Daily Register an article appear ed that reflected upon the judges of the debate between Madison High School and Lagrange, held at Lexington last Thursday. We regret that the Daily Register was given a report that prompted such an article. This statement is made that the community may know that no one officially con nected with the schools so far jas we can learn, inspired the'eri- tism which was made of the judges. We, want all to know that the Madison High School believes that a judge in a high school de bate has the right to vote as his conscience dictates, whether we think his decision is right or wrong:. We believe that he should not be subject to criticism for so doing. We further want the community to know that we are good losers and that we con gratulate Lagranger upon their ? f lciorv, J. H. PAYNE, Supt. Monday's Livestock Markets Cincinnati, O., May 8 Cattle strong; hogs 10c higher; Chicago 10c and 15c higher. Louisville, May 8 Cattle 1700 stronger, i2 to $8.50; hogs 2500, 10c higher:, $5 to $10.70; sheep 700, lower, $6 and $6.75; lambs $16.50. The Weather Generally fair tonight; Tues day cloudy with thunder showers not much change in temperature. WEALTHY WOMAN JAILED IN DRY RAID Harrodsburg, Ky., May 8 Mrs.' Bcso M, Gibson, of tins county, was arrested here Satur day on a charge of bootlegging after officers in a search of her home had lound forty gallons of moonshine whisky in fruit Jars in a secret compartment under her bed. John Banton, overseer for Mrs. Gibson, her daughter, Mrs. Otis Earringer, arid son, Elmer Gibson, were also arrested. Mrs. Gibson's home is one of the show places of Mercer county and she is considered to be weal thy. Officers found the whisky un der a bed in a room on the sec ond floor of the home in a com partment beneath the floor. Seizure recently of a still on the Salt River led to an investi gation resulting in the arrests. The officers said it was believ ed corn had been delivered from the Gifson farm to the still. Mrs. Gibson was arrested ten years ago following the shooting of her husband. It was alleged at that tune she was jealous ot another woman. She was com mitted to :.n asylum but was re leased, aftet a time. Her hus band died four years ago. PUSHIN TO RE- MODEL BUILDING Todd & Sons, contractors, were awarded the contract over a large number of bidders for the remod elng of the second floor in the building occupied by Pushin's Fashion Shop. Work will begin an June 1 and rushed to comple tion. It is the intention of the man agement to use this second floor for his millinery parlors and to install fixtures to accommodate other added lines in ready-to-wears for ladies and misses. In fact Mr. Pushin says it won't be long before he will offer to the people of this section a large de partment store similar to their big chain of stores in other Ken tucky towns. He has been crowd ed for room since his opening in Richmond, and with this second floor addition he will be better able to display his large line of stock which he receives daily from the eastern markets. "Jack" is a hustler .and has' erven-to Richmond a ready-to-wear estab lishment that is surpassed by none even in the larger cities, and he is keeping a large sum of mon- ey in circulation here that for- merly went to Lexington, Louis- ville and Cincinnati. fNew farmers Bank at Louisville Announcement is made of the organization in Louisville of that city's first Joint Stock Land Bank, by the group of prominent financiers who own control of the Citizens Union National Bank, the Fidelity & Columbia Trust Company and the Fourth Street Bank. This institution will be of the greatest import ance' to farmers of Kentucky and Indhna, giving , to them fa cilities for financing their farms and farmir.g operations which have not existed heretofore. The bank will have a capitalization of $250,000. which will provide for loans to farmers aggregating $4,000,000 thru the sale of Joint Stock Farm Loan Bonds, issued under th supervision of the fed eral gfovernment and to be cx- empt from tax. Incorporators of thf new iV.int Stork Land Bank lare: R M Sackett, John W. Barr, Jr., L. W. Botts, Henning Chambers, Atilla Cox, S. A. Cul bertson, ). C, Engelhard, W. H. Kays, W.C. Montgomery, J. D. Stewart, J. Ross Todd and Mr. Howell. Buy a Ford and bank the dif ference, , 100 6t BEREA BOYS WIN TOURNAMENT HONORS Best Records At Interscholastic Meet Are Made By Boys From Madison Institution Madison Hi found the company so fast that she had few entries in the high school athletic tourna ment at State University at Lex ington Friday and Saturday. Honors were carried off by boys from the Berea College Academy. Nine interscholastic records were shattered. Daily, of Berea, the highest in dividual scorer, was presented with a silver loving cup. Daily scored 11 points. First, second and third men in the various events were presented with gold, silver and bronze medals respec tively. The final standing , of the schools is: Anderson rounty 0; Berea 31 ; Covingto.. . , Cynthi ana 0; Frankfort 10; Ft. Thomas 6 ; Lawrenceburg 6 ; Lexington 0 ; Louisville 28; Madison 0; Madi sonville 17; Model 0; Morton-Elliott 10; Pineville 8. Brady, of Lawrenceburg, shat tered the pole vault record, clear ing the bar at 11 feet. Ernsber ger, of Ft. Thomas, and Sanford. of Louisville, tied for second lace, dividing points. Hughes, of Morton-Elliott, was the high point man in the field events, scoring in the high jump at 5 feet 6 1-2 inches, beating last year's record by half an inch.' Hughes retained the lead in the running broad jump, his record made Friday remaining untouch ed. Crutcher, of Frankfort high, broke the javelin record by near ly 9 feet throwing the javelin 149 feet and 7-10 inches. Brandenburg, of Pinevlle, beat the discus throw record of last year by nearly ten feet, throwing the discus for 113 feet. The time of the running events was fast, the men duplicating the record-breaking feat, started in the morning in the field events. Five running records were shat tered. Daily, of Berea, broke the mile record, running it in 4:46. Davis, of Louisville, shattered the 280 yard dash record. His time was 22 2-5 seconds. Moore, of Lou isville, won the high hurdles in 17 seconds bat, clipping 4-5 of a sec ond off the previous record. Mil ler, of Manual, broke the 440 yard dash record, making it in 53 2-5 seconds. Daily, of Berea, shattered the record of the 8S0 yard run. His tmc was 2.4 4-5. Pole vault Brady, Lawrence burg, first; Sanford, Manual, and Erneberger Ft. Thomas, tied for second; height 11 feet. Shot put Kagin, Frankfort, first ; Wilson, Berea, second ; Kirkwood, Madisonville. third; distance 41 feet 4 1-2 inches. Javelin throw Crutcher, Frank frt, first; Smith Ft. Thomas, sec ond; Miller. Ft. Thomas, third; distnee 149 feet 7-10 inches. Running broad jump Hughes, Morton-Elliott, first ; Branden burg, Pineville, second; Grady, Lawrenceburg, third; distance 20 feet 9 1-2 inches. Discus throw Brandenburg, Pineville, first; Huggins, Berea, second ; Wilson, Berea, third ; dis tance, 113 feet. High jump Hughes, Morton Elliott, first ; Bay- ual, sec ond; U. Miller, Manual,, third; distance 5 feet 6 .1-2 inches. 100 yard dash Davis, Louis ville, first ; Root, Louisville, sec-. ond; U. Miller, Manual, third; time :10 2-4. Mile run Daily, Berea, first; Hall, Manual, second ; Thome, Louisville, third; time 4.46. 220 yard dash Davis Louisa ville, first; -Woods, Berea,-second; Root, Louisville, third; time :22 2-5. 120 yard high hurdles Moore, Louisville, first; Leslie, Coving ton, second ; Combs, Massie, third time 17 second, 440 yard dash Miller, Manral first; Nash, Berea, second; Van Meter, Massie third; time 53 2-5 seconds. 220 yard low hurdles Moore, Louisville Male, first; Easly, Be- ; rea, second ; Sanford. Louisville Manual , third ; time 26 4-5 sec. 880 yard run Daily, Berea, first; Van Meter, Massie, second; Miller, Louisville, thir4; time 2:4 4-5. Mile relay Won by Berea team composed of Easley, Nash, Daily and Woods ; time 3 :38 4-5.