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Mr. "T. T. Vimnnt nf "NTAwnnTt
iMrired Monday as the of her mother, I the insurance business.
frs. aiartna vimont.
r Mrs. M. E. Martin, who has been
In. the Massie Memorial Hospital, at
Paris, for the past several weeks, re
turned home Tuesday, not much im
proved. The Majestic picture theatre
Closed Tuesday evening:, indefinitely,
ion account of the flu, and will not
reopen again until all danger is prac
tically past
y The M. C. has closed on account
jf thfe flu. Quite a number of -new
cases, aye in. the building. Every ef
fort is being put forth to stamp it
put It is thought the College will
fce.able to reopen in the next few
i Quite a number of cases of flu
in the town and community. About
as much as any time we have had in
the past, though of a mild form. -The
fcwo latest cases we have reported
are Mesdames Chas. Martin and S.
$1. Allen.
- The following officers and com
mittees were appointed by the newly
elected Master, R. C. Borner, in Am
ity Lodge, No. 40, P. & A. M., at the
regular meeting Tuesday evening.
Stewards V. !.. Barton and J. H.
Burroughs; Chaplain M. E. Pruitt;
.Trustees W. A. Butler, E. T.
Bheeler and A. S. Best; Committee on
Finance O. R. Rankin, O. E. Hurst
and Dr. J. D. Calhoun; Committee on
Sick and Relief A. C. Ball, D. E.
iCLaxke and R. M. Caldwell.
The funeral of Mrs. Bettie
Stanfield, aged twenty-six, who died
at an early hour Tuesday, of a- com
plication of diseases at her home near
Escondida, was held at the old Clay
."burying ground, near Escondida,
("Wednesday "afternoon at 2:30 o'clock,
with services conducted at the grave
side by Rev. Newton Shropshire, of
Mrs. Stanfleld was the wife of Mr.
Ollie Stanfleld, of near Escondida.
Bi.des her husband, she is survived
by -her mother, Mrs. Eliza Gordon,
twj sons, William and R. C. Stan
fteld, one daughter, Miss .Lottie Stan
field, and one sister, Mrs. Perry Stanfleld.
. " KING.
r ' Mrs. Robert King died Monday
jafternoon at 5 o'clock at the resi
dence of Mrs. M. Madden, in Cyn
thiana, after a short illness. Last
Thursday Mrs. King was paralyzed
(and never rallied.
Before her marriage she was Miss
Elizabeth Cheatham and was reared
Bear Millersburg, but after her mar
Tiage .to Mr. King she became a resi
dent of Harrison county, where she
-was beloved by many persons.
Mrs. King was a member of the
Methodist 'church
She is survived by four sons, Cecil
and. Clay, of Cynthiana, Pierce, of the
United States Army, and Clarence, of
Elkhart, Ind. A sister,- Mrs. Nannie
Thompson, of Montgomery county,
iras with her when she died.
The funeral was held from the res
idence in Cynthiana, Wednesday
moaning, at ten o'clock. Burial in
.Battle Grove Cemetery.
Editor -Samuel W. Stairs, aged
siifcy-six years,- publisher of the Do
Ter Weekly News, died suddenly at
ids home in that place last week.
.He was sitting in a chair in front of
a. SLre place at his hopne after supper,
seemingly in his usual good health;
when he was stricken either with ap
oplexy or heart -failure and expired
without ever regaining conscious
ness. Mr. Stairs "was a well-known
newspaperman, lie having been en
gaged in the publishing business in
Indiana before coming to Kentucky.
He had been condupting the Dover
News for -many years and was also in
He was a
member of .the Masonic fraternity.
being secretary of he lodge at Dover.
The passing of JSam Stairs removes
one of the brightest and wittiest of
old-time newspaper men. His paper
was always entertaining. His field
was small, but his heart was big and
his talents many.
Mrs. Mary Hinkle, aged seventy
six, formerly of Bourbon county, died
at her home near Wilmore, Wednes
day, of general debility. She was
the mother of Tliford Hinkle, for
mely of North Middletown. The
body was interred in the Pisgah Cem
etery, in Woodford county.
The remains of Mrs. Matilda H.
Ashurst, aged eighty-two, who died
at the home of her niece Mrs. Geo.
Clayton, in Lexington, Monday, were
brought to Paris, Tuesday, for bur
ial in the Paris Cemetery. Services
were held at the graveside by Rev. G.
B. Combs, pastor of the Paris Meth
odist church.
Mrs. Ashurst was the daughter of
Mr. and Mrs. Amanda Hutchison, of
Bourbon county, and the widow of
Mr. L. Ashurst. Her parents donated
the site on which the new Hutchison
Chapel at Hutchison was built. She
is survived by one sister, Mrs. J. W.
Harris, of Cornith, Ky.,- and two
nieces, Mrs. George Clayton, of Lex
ington, and Mrs. Lizzie Brown, of
Mrs. Mary Thompson Terry, wife
of Robert L. Terry, , died Tuesday
night of pneumonia, at the home of
her father-in-law, N. S. Terry, on
Pike street, in Cynthiana. She was
born in Bourbon county June 21,
1834, and was the daughter of John
W. Thopipson and Susie Thompson,
both of whom are dead.- Mrs. Terry
was a member of the Cynthiana Bap
tist church. She is survived by her
husband and a sister, Mrs. Herbert
Terry. Her half sister, Mrs. Julia
Thompson Hay-nes, died recently at
Lebanon, of influenza. Funeral ser
vices and burial took place at Battle
Grove Cemetery yesterday afternoon
at 2:30 o'clock. Services were con
ducted by the Rev. C. W. Elsey.
Mrs. Jonas P. Rucker, a former
resident of Paris, where he was em
ployed in the Louisville & Nashville
train dispatcher's office, died Tuesday
in the Bethesda Hospital, in Cincin
nati, where he had been for several
weeks under the care of a specialist.
The body was brought to his old
home in Richjmond, Tuesday night.
The funeral was held at ten o'clock
yesterday morning in Richmond with
services conducted at the graveside
in the Richmond Cemetery.
Mr. Rucker is survived by his
widow, his mother, Mrs. I. C. Rucker,
of Paint Lick, four brothers, James
and Roger Rucker, of Lexington,
Hume Rucker, of Louisville, and Or
lando Rucker, of Madison county,
four sisters, Mrs. Minnie Williams, of
Richmond, Indiana, Mrs. Lucy Co
mer, of Lancaster, and Mrs. Eliza
Treadway and Miss Chasteen Rucker,
of Madison county.
Information was received here
by relatives Wednesday of the death
in Centralia, Missouri, Tuesday af
ternoon, of Mrs. Grant Irvne, aged
twenty-nine, after a short illness of
influenza and pneumonia.
Mrs. Irvine was formerly Miss Lucy
Langston, daughter of Mr. and Mrs.
Robert Langston, of this city, and
had been married about two years.
She had been residing in Centralia
i The J. T. Hinton Co.
Paris Ky.
Marguerite Clark
in the 11th episode of
Gofdwyn Presents
"Friend Husband"
The story of a girl who iaughed at her
marriage vows.
Two chorus girls and a case of cham
pagne in one room; in the next our young
hero and his secret wife. The situation
became complicated when the wife's fam
ily wandered. Just when the two had ex
plained the chorus girls were discovered.
A lot happened before peace was declared.
Mack Sennet Comedy, "She Loved
Him pfenty, with Ben Turpln, Charles
Lynn and Polly Morarr,
Edward Van Leeuwe Orchestra
ChFdren Under 12 Not Admitted.
for several years. Mrs. Irvine was a
young woman of lovahle traits of
character, and had a host of friends
here, who will regret to learn of her
" The funeral was held in. Centralia
yesterday, followed by burial in the
Centralia Cenietery. It had at first
been the intention of the family, to
have the remains brought back to her
old home for interment, but the ar
rangements were later changed and
the interment was held at Centralia.
Her husband and sister are both very
ill withthe same disease that caused
her death.
Mrs. Irvine is survived by her 'par
ents, Mr. and Mrs. Robert Langston,
of this city, and five sisters, Mrs.
Robert Palmer, of Centralia, Mo.,
Robert Fields, of California, Mrs.
Clancey and Mrs. H. C. Henson, both
of Paris, and Mrs. Jesse Osborn, of
Perry, Mo. She was a niece of 'Mrs.
Carrie F. Stone and Mr. Lee Deavers,
both of Paris.
Are you taking care of a father
less child in France?
Could there be a worthier cause
or a more perfect charity than this?
Compare our happiness and pros
perity to-day with the condition of
As a thank offering to God for our
world peace could there be any thing
more appropriate than to care for
one of these poor little unfortunates
for a year?
Wherever a boy is coming home
safe and sound fropn the great trial
to which he went so bravely, the
hearts of his own parents 'go outto
the home where the husband, father
or son will never come again. l
Now will you not, as a thank
offering, take care of a child whose
father fought so bravely before he
fell, and who may have struck down
the foe who otherwise might have
lived to kill your boy?
The cries of these little children
have gone straight to the heart of
America. To-day over 200,000 of
these orphans are being cared for by
the people of this nation, but there
are many more of these helpless,
suffering, pitiable, little children
over there in France.
Think what 10 cents a day, $360
a year, 'means to them, as well as the
joy it brings to the heart-broken
The letters received from them
testify to the good such a spall sum
of money can do.
Nearly 300 children have been
adopted through the Bourbon County
Committee. Some of our people have
taken as many as six orphans for the
year, and others two, three and
Below is the list of adoptions sent
in for the month of December:
Mrs. A. B. Hancock, Chairman
Fatherless Children of France, will
be glad to answer any questions.
Both phones, 575, Paris: Mr. Ray
Burris, I; Mr. Edsell Clark, 1; Mr.
Ben Buckner, 1; Mr. James Buckner,
1; Miss Lucy Blythe SImms, Spring
Station,' Ky., 1; Mr. B. H. Gorey,
Treasurer Employees L. & N. Rail
road Shops, 2; Mr. E. P. Clark,
President Men's Bible Class, Chris
tian Church, 1 additional; Mrs. Chas.
Mastin, Mrs. Henry Peterson and
Mrs. Arthur Best, Millersburg, 1
each; Mr. Sapn Clay, 1 additional-
Mrs. Miller Ward, 3 additional; Mr,
E. L. Ralls, Treasurer Masonic
Lodge, Shawhan, 1; Miss Martha A.
Talbott, 1; Mrs. W. W. Hinton,
Treasurer Baptist Missionary Soci
ety. 1: Master J. T. Bower, 1.
The January list, which is already j
started, will be published at the end
of the month.
Owing to the fact that no place
could be found to board the teacher,
the first four grades of the Center
Hill school, will be without an in
structor for some time, or at least,
until provision can be made for the
teacher. The school will not be re
opened until this has been done
The selection of a teacher will be
made next week.
County School Superintendent J..
B. Caywood announces that he will
pay the public school teachers of the
to-morrow provided they comply with
morrow, provided they comply with
the provisions of the-law by having
their reports correctly and accurate
ly made out. The sum required will
amount to $2,500 and is now in the
hands of Superintendent Caywood
for distribution. The teachers will
(meet in his office Saturday for the
usual discussion of school instruction.
The Civilian Relief Department of
the American Red Cross, Lake Divis
ion, has set the dates for its new
series of Home Service Institutes to
be given to train workers for service
in the various phases of Red Cross
R. J. Colbert, director of the edu
cational program for the department,
announces February 15, the initial
date for the course to be given in
Cleveland, O'. Applications for en
rollment are to be to Miss Ruth Ly
man, 2,182 East Ninth street,. Cleve
land. The Home Service "Institute at Co
lumbus begins January 21, and- at
Cincinnati, January 28. Applica
tions should be made to Dr. James
Hagerty at Page Hall, Ohio State
University, Columbus, and F. M.
Thrasher, University of Cincinnati,
for these courses.
Among the most earnest and" faith
ful workers for the interest of the
new Presbyterian church in this city
was Mrs. M. H. Dailey, to whose un
tiring efforts and successful manage
ment is due the major portion of the
credit for securing the (magnificent
pipe organ, which was recently in
stalled and dedicated to the memory
of the late Dr. Frank Fithlan.
Mrs. Dailey took the work in
charge at the outset of the movement
to honor the memory of one of the
most popular physicians of Paris, and
was made Chairman of the committee
which collected the funds for the
purpose. Her work was unceasing,
and day and night she superintended
the work, which came to a successful
conclusion with the purchase of the
instrument, one of the best of its
kind in the State.
The Secretary of Agriculture has
issued notice that the law requiring
all dogs to be licensed" and to wear
tags showing the license number,
will be strictly enforced. Dog own
ers can blame no one but themselves
if they lose their dogs, or come un
der the law's stern decree. County
Clerk Pearce Paton says no licensed
can be issued after January 15.
Approximately $250,000 of the
w;ar Relief Fund of the Knights of
Pythias of the State has been raised
and is already in use for the aid of
wounded soldiers of the order and
their families, according to reports
piade at a meeting: of the Pythian,
War Relief Fund Commission, held in
Lexington. It is thought that the
fotal amount of $750,000, one dol
lar from each member of the order,
will soon be subscribed. The meet
ing was held in the office of J. W.
Carter, Grand Keeper, of Records and
Seal, and those present were: Su
preme Representatives H. A. Scho
hertfi; of Versailles, and R. L. Slade,
of Lexington; Grand Chancellor
Aubrey Barbour, of Newport; John
Junior Howe, of Carrollton; and
Secretary J: W. Carter.
A meeting of the Board of Direc
tors of the Pythian Home was also
held. No business of importance
was transacted. Those present were,
W. C. G. Hobbs, president; J. W.
Carter; secretary; McH'enry Rhodes,
and Aubrey Barbour, grand chan
cellor. The members of the local lodge are
already making plans for the meet
ing of the Grand Lodge to be held in
Lexington, in June, when the golden
anniversary of the Grand Lodge of
Kentucky will be fittingly celebrated
at' the Pythian Home:.
Ignoring a scrap of paper may
merely lead to larger scraps..1
Ambulance calls promptly attended to with
t Lfeweueini Invalid Coach. -: .
Day phonc36
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or Home 286
Motor equipment.
Hearse used for funeral purposes only.
The life of Theodore Roosevelt
has been recorded in moving pict
ures and will be exhibited to the
people of the United States, who will
thus be afforded the first biography
of a famous figure in history that
has been 'written in the films.
The picture is called "The Fight
ing Roosevelt" and it was made by
the McClure interests and the First
National Exhibitors' Circuit, the lat
ter being one of the most important
motion picture organizations in the
It shows Colonel Roosevelt's entire
career from youth through hfs ser
vice as Governor of New York, as
President and as a soldier in the
Spanish War.
Colonel Roosevelt permitted the
making of the picture on condition
that all the profits go to the Red
Cross or the war funds. It was
screened in the East and occupied
several months in ,the inakiflgk, .
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