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The Central Record, Thursday, Aug 9, 1917.
A PRINCESS' CHOICE Br RUTH GRAHAM t L jrr win oncu n king who KDveriit C S1 so rich mill wus so p u. it i that nn alliance with Ills family ' .1 ruimlilpml desirable by nil the polentillos. The king Iinil one I, ' . daughter, who was of a niarriti u" nse, hut up tn flip time flu- una tin iy yenr nf w flit' Iiml been , awuy from (lie outaldi1 world, :.hut ti lu ti wins of flip pnliKf. Xo duo h. Hill seen her excepting her family and u llmttril suit of attendant. On her twentieth Mrthtl.iy her f.i Iher neiit n letter ti several iirlglili) r Ins moimrchs t-tatlni; Hint his ilniigh ter would correspond with nny ni.m of royal blood suitable to lioconie her liu.i baml ninl that kIic would marry tomo one of these correspondents, pi-mldcd ho was willing to innrry her. lie was not to tec her till nftrr he had'liceii delected for her consort, mid If nfter seeing her he was not uilnded to mar ry her he would he excused from do lug so. A number of princes entered the lists and wrote letters to the prlnrcss. Most of them expatiated upon her teauty, which they had never seen, comparing hi D the full moon, to a fountain C Dg lu the fcunllght, to the fairest t that hiul crcr grown upon the re was one correspondent, sign ing himself Carolus, who did not refer to any physical beauty that the prin cess might possess or to other attri butes, Rtich ns modesty, good sense or n kind heart. He wrote of Mich traits as he would value In n wife. "If you possess these," ho ndded, "you nrc n treasure to any man, but no man Is worthy of you." The princess threw the letters from those who Mattered without havlug seen her Into the wastebasket, but she was touched by tho one from this man who valued mental rather thnn phys leal traits. She replied to his epistle, staling that she was most affected by his placing a high value on n sympa thctic heart. She desired n husband who would ls sympathetic with her. ns she would sympathize with him. "rlnce Cnrolus believed he had 8.' the chord that would win him ti. rlncess. So he wrote her n second er o expatiating ujion teudernesj ot art, exalting It above all other Tli He was sure that If he mar rled her he would feel for her In nil her troubles for even royal rsom have them and he had no doubt that Blip would respond in kind. The princess was nbout to Invite I'rlpce Carolus to an Interview when a letter came from another roynl per fonnge who signed himself Alanthus. Alanthns said that, while be would gladly become the husband of n prlfr ress who would inherit a kingdom, ho must know licforo he entered the lists for her hand what drawbacks there might be concerning her. tie suspect ed from tho fact that a suitor would not be permitted to see her that thero was some physical blemish about her. Should such be tho case any man wild should meet her as a suitor would bo placed in an embarrassing position. A refusal to marry her after seeing her would put a slight upon her. Alan thus would not caro to be placed In such a position. If sho would assure him that thero was no physical blight Uio.. j,cr ue would then write her ai'- This letter caused tho princess trt itate. ! ) nftcr Carolus had sent his let t the princess ho received n por tr... of a youug woman, one-half of wliiuo face was covered with a mark ed disfigurement. It wus u red and purplo birthmark. Carolus. naturally Inferred that It was a likeness of the princess. It ended tho correspondence between them, for ho never wrote her ugnlu. That sympathy for tho un fortunate which ho had spoken of so ' ' 'slvely did not stand tho test to li It had been put. hinlhus also received a portrait. It -vsented u woman neither beautiful homely, though tho faeo was not t' 'Void of character. lie, too. Inferred that he had been sent n likeness of the princess. When he had mndo up his mint what to do In the mutter he wrote her u letter stating that he had received a portrait whlili he presumed to bp hers, that he had been favorably Impressed with It mid suggested that they meet uud get acquainted. The princess replied that they would Ik-M'T correspond for awhile before lnec'lng lu order to loam of each oth er'n TiMid, bad or Indifferent qualities. I'or K'Vcral months they wroto each ntl" , ninl then the princess sent u brief note stating that sho hud learned r thing about her sillier. He 1' r.vu himself u trim mini lu lic it' to put himself lu u poltlon to 0 to marry u woman becaum na- :d laid upon her u physical 1 I ': s'i. Sho npiioluted u limn for tho meeting. Alanthus went to tho pulaco expect In; to sco tho woman whoso likeness had been sent him. IIo met u different lenou. When tho princess appeared he wus thrilled. Klio was. radiantly beartlful. The princess murrled Alanthus, who turned out to bo a young king who had Just acceded to his throne, thus uniting lu time thu two kingdoms. At tho wedding I'rlneo Carolus appeared, and when be saw that tho princess bad teat him another portrait than her own ho remonstrated with her. "Did cot your highness prove," she cald, "that your boasted sympathy was unsullied I" OF Land,Stock,Crop Tuesday, August Wth9 191? at 10 o'clock a. m. 180 acres of land to be sold in several tracts of 5, 10, 20 and 40 acres. Land fertile and mostly level. New seven room dwelling barn and other out buildings. Possession at Once and Crops Included go with the Land THINK OFilT 105 ACRES IN CORN, 10 ACRES IN TOBACCO, 20 ACRES IN HEMP, BALANCE IN MEADOW AND GRASS. This is the land of G. H. Hammond and C. B. King and known as part of the Samp Archer farm, located on the Gooch pike, 6 miles from Lancaster, H miles from Point Leavell on the L&N Railroad and the Lancaster and Richmond pike. At same time will sell 16 head of yearling cattle, 2 horses, milch cow, about 30,000 feet of new lumber and logs, a lot of farmings implements and household and kitchen furniture. This is an Absolute Sale to the Highest Bidder. For further particulars see the owners on the premises or The Seal Estate Man, Lancaster, Ky 9 Terms Announced at Sale. ' Dinner Served. Or. Wm. D. Pryor, Veterinary Surgeon and Dentist. Office, at llalney a Livery Stable. Lniicnstcr. Kentucky riiun "n nut- . it .... J " l- in. y Olllce Hours j o4 7u.Jp. Int M. K. Denny and W-. A. Wheels Doctors Of Denial Surgery. Offlc. Moimct Hi Miimom Hull A Jtnde nn. iirnltiii. Htuir l.ANCASTKIt. . KENTUCKY, The Wayenberg Line of Work Shoes for Men ami Hoys. Host by test. Every pair jiunrnnteed. 6. C. COX, Manse,Ky J. A. Beazlev FUNERAL DIRECTOR Olllce Over National llnnk. Ilesidence I'hono 3. Ollke 1'hone 27 LANCASTER, KY. H. J. PATRICK, Dentist. Paint Lick, Kontuckv. SWNEBBQAD SPECIAL EXCURSION SUNDAY, Aug I 2th Southern Railway System Following Round Trip Fares in effect Jrom Danville, Ky. to Louisville $1.50 Shelbyville $1.25 Lawrenceburg .$1.00 Harrodsburg . . ,$ .50 Simitar reductions to all local stations between Danville and Lexington and Louisville. Tickets limited for return trip to dale oj sale. RETURNING No. 9 will be held at Louisville until . . .5:30 P. M. i for further information see Ticket Agent, Southern Railway System. via Louisville & Nashville Railroad 30-Diy Limit Round Tlip Touiut Ftrcs fioni Lincuttr NEW YORK $33.10 BOSTON $34.95 Reduced Fares to many other cities and resorts In the East and North Vuriablc route fares available through Washington, Balti more, Philadelphia, New York, Boston, Montreal, Toronto, Niagara Falls, Buffalo, Detroit, Atlantic City, the Adiron dack, LakcChamplnln, and other cities and resorts of the East and North, including trips on Atlantic ana breac Lake otcamers. For particular., rate, folders, etc., apply C. M. PATTERSON, Ticket Agent Honaker Fine Cut Flowers. John M. McRoberts. Dr. Printus Walker. Veterinary Surgeon. lulls answered promptly, day or nijjht. Phone 301. Lancaster. . Kentucky. J.E. EDWARDS, M.D Phone 365,M .BUCKEYE, KY. OneDrop i - Bourbon Poultry Remedy A few drew In tho !Y2 Urlnklrur water eurw f-APFfi illtrrluica.caolrra ami nthpr chick iUv . UiieW-rciillutllnmtkr IS iralliMit of imxllcliie. At flriiir W , nM.orlirin.il lartinM. Vtlu able i.iuHry Uuk tnw cjii ruiuoU. IO.IIIIItltDICO..tulil,I. Sold by R. E. McKotierls. HUNTERS TAKE NOTICE. This Agreement Witnesseth, That in order to protect tlio unnitt on our lumh for n period of three yenm we biml ournelves not to limit thereon, nor permit iinjliody else to do so, and wo further iiree to prosecute with a J i 1 1 -Ki'neo all persons who vnilato the Hume laws of Kentucky or trespnai upon our lunilH for the purposo of hunting. Am we further iiKree to act ns Deputy Game Wardens for the purpose of car rvinK out thia iiKreemcnt. Kxcept unch of us huvu (he right to Kill' rnhliits on our Tonus or permit it to lie done by another under our supervision, or thu supervision of some responsible anil reliuhle person selec'td by us. Tills November 15th, 1915. It. I.. Klkiu, J no. M. l'urra, V II. llurton. Ilanelden Ilros., J. II. Didton, John II, .Smith, .1. N. Itoss. Fisher Herring, Hughes llrus. Withers Ilros. J, V.. Kobinson, W. II, Ilrown, Alex Walker, T. A. Klkln, F. M. Tinder, Uigan Hubble, (i. M. Deshnn, II. II. Cox, J. W, Sweeney, W. M. Mahun. William, Marcus and Jim White, 11. F. Wllmot, J. 1), l'ope, Mrs. David Chenault, W. I. Cook, Fred J. Conn, J, V. Klmore, T. C. Hankln. Sam Cotton, T. M. Arnold. Jr. It. K. Henry, A. D. llradshaw, It. L. Darker. HulTman Ilros, Wm. G. Anderson, W. li. Moss Jno. M. White, llright Herring. Scott Huffnian Wm. and Lizzlo Onstott.