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THE . BOUEBON NEWS, PARIS, KENTUCKY -
FRIDAY, JANUARY 17, 111$.
1ESOIUTIONS IN MEMORY, OP
CAPT. BEUBEN HUTCH
"' . CRAFT.
Miss Rosie P. xFeeback, of this
county, and Mr. Geonre N. Gordon.
the Tf Rushville, Indiana, were married
in. this city by County Judge George
. Captain Reuben Brents 'Hutch
crafty Jr., the son of. Dorcas. A.,. -and
IL'B. HutchcFaft, wasborn in.aris,
Kentucky, on December 15, 1886.
received his early training- in the
'-local schools and at a tender age
gave promise j of those splendid
traits of mind' arid heart which later
1 in life so distinguished him. In
3.903 lie entered what was then old
Kentucky JJniversity. He was grad
uated therefrom in 1907with honors,
receiving the' "degree of Bachelor of
Arts. He became- a 'post-graduate
student in Harvard University the
4 same year, specializing in political
economy, msiury sum guveuuucuu
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'study of law in the Harvard Law
JSchodl. He graduated in the sum
her of 1911 with the degree of
Bachelor of Law! While at the Uni--versity
he' was actively interested in
Massachusetts politics and the public
questions of the day, and though
merely a school boy, earned for "him
'self u reputation as a political think
er; speaker and debater that- few
men, at any age have equalled. His
H&rvard career throughout was dis
tinguished. In his senior year he
became an associate editor of the
Harvard Law Review. The articles
contributed to this magazine by
Captain Hutchcraft are keen legal
studies, and promise a splendid
scholarship for their-author.
'After graduation CaptainHutch--j-aft
began the practice of law in
Paris, Kentucky, in the fall- of,
'1911. He was an'able and resource
ful practitioner. Though a young
lawyer, he became interested in
much, important litigation. Mr.
Hutchcraft was attorney for the con
testees in the liocal Option Election
Contest case of 1914 and very suc
cessfully in all courts upheld the le
gality of the election. Although a
first-class, technical .lawyer, Captain
Hutchcraft was professionally inter
ested mainly in problems of State,
and political and governmental
questions. And for their solution he
was equipped with a. superbly train
ed scholarship and "a wonderfully
acute, logical and analytical mind.
His opportunity came soon. . In the
fail of 1913.be was nominated and
elected without opposition to the
office of Representative of Bourbon
County. Again in 1915 .he was
elected to the same office. He at
tied two sessions of the General
A embly of Kentucky, in 19 14 and
5 010. He was a member at the
v SpWal .Session of 1917. As a Rep
resentative he was interested in and
responsible for much of the legisla
tion of that period. His Legislative
Tecord throughout was a brilliant
one. He was a constructive states
man. Recognizing fiis ability as an
expert on the subject of taxation,
the Governor of- Kentucky in 1916
appointed Captain Hutchcraft one of
I the four House members of the
Kentucky Tax Commission. It was
the duty of this Commission to write
a new Tax Law for the Common-
-. wealth. "'How well it succeeded and
..- b'ow well Captain Hutchcraft 'suc
ceeded, may be inferred from the
fact that the law as drafted by the
Commission was adopted without
material change by the Legislature at
i. the special session of 1917.
' fu 1915 Captain Hutchcraft ' was
appointed to the Chair of Law in the
'Law.. Department of the University
of Kentucky at Lexington. He held
' 'this position -two years and resigned
in order to answer his country's bu
gie call. In the early spring of 1917
he entered the first Officers' Training
N Camp at Fort Benjamin Harrison,.
' and' upon completing the course, was
'commissioned a First Lieutenant.
IP. the early fall of the same year he
was ordered to foreign duty. He saw
active service from the start as a
'First lieutenant, afterwards Cap
tain, in the 166th U. S. Infantry, a
regiment of the famous Rainbow Di
vision. He went into battle with.
America's first combat troops, and
was actively engaged until his death.
He was killed in action November 6,
1918, near Sedan, on his country's
K furtherest advanced battle line. He
passed on, almost at the supreme pno-
' rnent of victory, just as the weary
guns were -about to grow silent, and
when healing peace was already on
her way earthwards. He sleeps his
peaceful soldier sleep near where he
fell, "somewhere in France," in a
spot that is and shall ever be a part
Such, in brief, are the facts in the
life of Captain Hutchcraft a life of
service crowned with, a hero's death.
He is,survived by his mother and far
ther and two sisters, who in his
death have suffered the most grievous
loss of an only son and brother. .
Therefore. Be It Resolved: That
in the death of Captain Hutchcraft
ytrareaved family has lost a loving
and -dutiful, son and atender and af
fectionate 'brother; the County of
Bourbon, one of her most distin
guished citizens; the Bourbon and
Kentucky Bar, an able and brilliant
lawyer; the Commonwealth, a most
competent and efficient Legislator;
the Cause of Legal Education in
Kentucky, an eloquent advocate; a
host of friends, a warm-hearted, gen
erous companion; and the Nation at
-N Large, a brave and gallant soldier.
Be It Further Res61ved: That
thase Resolutions be spread upon the
records of this- Association and of the
Bourbon Circuit Court; that a copy
of same besent to each newspaper
in. 'Bourbon. County, Kentucky, for
publication therein; and that a copy
of same be sent to each newspaper
family. - v
E. M. DICKSON,
DAVID D. CLINE,
Committee Bourbon Bar Association.
A "marriace license was issued
from the office of Countv Clerk
Tearce Paton, Wednesday, to Mr.
William Best Mastin and Mrs. Fannie
May Morris, both of IVfillersbu'rg.
Miss Rena B. Colliver and .Mr.
Wm. Hatfield, both of near Ewalt's
Cross Rpads, -this, county, were marri
ed in Cynthiana. , '
C?S THE PARIS GRAND AND ALAMO
Mr. Floyd Wagoner, a farmer,
died at his home near Ewalt's Cross
Roads, in this county, after a short
illness of influenza. He was a son
of C. D. and Fannie Wagoner, of
near Lair, in Harrison county, and
wasorn in November, 1894.
'Hevis' survived by his parents, by
his wife, formerly Miss Rena Black
burn, and one child, Joseph, aged
nine months, one sister, Annie, and
three brothers, George, Leslie and
Irvine Wagoner. He was a (member
of the Mt. Carmel Christian church.
The funeral was held at the Lair
Presbyterian church, with services
conducted by Rev. John R. Jones.
The interment followed on the
family lot in the Jackstown Cemetery.
A surprise wedding of the season
was that which took place in Lexing
ton, Tuesday, when the ceremony
was performed by Rev. E. T. Ed
monds, uniting Miss Margaret Terry,
of Lexington, and Judge Harmon
Stitt, of Paris. License was secured
Tuesday from the Fayette County
Judge Stitt is one of the best
known attorneys in Central Ken
tucky, and has for years made his
hojme in Paris, where he had an ex
tensive -practice. ""He has lately re
turned from California, where he
had been on a combined business and
pleasure trip for nearly eight
months. He is a former newspaper
man, having been connected with va
rious dailies in Missouri cities 'an'd
was the editor and owner of the
Paris Gazette, a spicy and ably-edited
journal he published in Paris
some years ago. v
His bride was during Judge Stitt's
residence in Paris, stenographer In
his office. She .is a daughter of the
late Mr. and Mrs. Thos. Terry, who
were prominent residents of Paris
many years ago, and is a sister of Mr.
T. Phillip Terry, author, traveler and
prominent in the literary world.
After a short honeymoon trip Judge
and Mrs. Stitt will return to Lexing
ton, where, it is said the former will
open law offices.
The ceremony was performed at
the home of Mr. and Mrs. Will War
ren, 152 wooaiana avenue, in tne
presence of the members of the
family. Mrs. Warren is a sister of
the bride. (
TO-DAY, FRfflflY, JAN. 17
in a picturization of her famous stage
"Hearts'of the Wilds"
l- in the 12th episode of
in "HANDS UP"
Animated Weekly and Keystone Comedy.
A . IS
- The story of a girl who lived in a house
SMILING BILL PARSONS
Thos. H. I nee Presents
BURTON HOLMES TRAVELOGUE
Edward Van Leeuwe Orchestra S:iil
IN THE SERVICE
OF THEIR COUNTRY
(Continued from Page 1)
The War Department will issue a
blanket order in the next few days
releasing all married men in Class
1-A who have persons dependent
upon them, if it heeds the urgent re
quest made by Representative W. J.
Fields, the ranking member of the
Commission on Military Affairs. It
has promised to look into the -matter
carefully and to comply with the
Kentuckian's appeal if the sugges
tion meets with the approval of the
In prosecution of the work of se
curing a complete roster of the boys
from Bourbon county who have been
and are now in the service in, the
different branches of the army and
the navy, Mrs. John T. Collins, to
whom the work has been delegated,
reports a total so far of 621 names.
Anyone knowing of a soldier or sailor
from this county whose name has not
been sent in should refer it to Mrs.
Collins, who will send the necessary
blank to be filled out with informa
tion for the purpose. , . -
At the Massie Memorial Hos
pital, in. this city, to the w,ife of Mr.
Marion, Roberts, of Shaiwhan a
daughter. This makes five daugh
ters In. th,e family.
Joshua Hash, the two-year-old
son of Mr. and Mrs. J. D. Hash, who
reside on Cane Ridge, died at the
home of his parents at an early hour
Monday morning of influenza. The
interjment'toop place Monday after
noon in the old Cane Ridge church
cemetery. Mr. and Mrs. Hash and
seven other children are ill with in
fluenza. o i
Beverly Boatright, aged eleven
son of Mr. and Mrs. A. L. Boatright,
died at the home of his parents, on
Walker avenue, Wednesday night
about six o'clock, after a short Ill
ness of pneujmonfa.
The funeral was held yesterday af
ternoon at four o'clock, with ser
vices conducted at the grave in the
Paris Cemetery by Rev. W. B.
Ellis, pastor of the Paris Christian
church. The pall-bearers were "Root.
Rose, Foster Mitchell, Clyde Richards
and -Will Burris.
Mr. and Mrs. Boatright have the
sympathy of the entire community in
Mike Longo, aged about forty, a
hrother of Thomas Longo, the Paris
fruit merchant, died at the Longo
home, in the Hinton fiats, over Ober
horfer's drug store, about noon yes
terday, after a long illness due to
Longo in his prime was a well
known athlete. For many years he
was prominent in sporting circles as
a westler, under the name of "Young
Pardello," and scored many notable
victories. He Jias appeared on the
mat nt th Grand Onera House a
number of times, and had many ad
mirers who liked him for his clean
Mr. John. B. Dawson, a former
resident of Bourbon county, died in
Los Angeles, California, recently.
He was born in this county in 1830.
i He went to the great West in early
manhood, and had. resided .there
since. In 1885 he became owner of
the famous Maxwell grant, ' a large
tract of land in. New Mexico, and
(engaged in. the cattle business. He
later (moved to Los Angeles, uaii.,
where his death occurred.
He is survived by his widow, two
sons, Cyrus Dawson, now in South
America, and Bruce Dawson, of
Routt county, California, and two
daughters, Mrs. Frederick Whitney r
f Los Anereles. Call., and Mrs. Laura
Tiatkins, now living in Wisconsin.
Fire, Wind and Lightning
; Thomas, Woodford & Bryan
W. O. Pennington, salty sailor on
the Oklahoma, came in Sunday for a
fourteen-days' furlough visit to
friends and relatives in this city.
Pennington came to Paris from Nor
folk, Va., where his ship is at pres"
ent stationed. He says J:hat while
in New York he heard that the boys
in, France are all homesick, and that
no one over there dares to play
"Home, Sweet Home," or "My Old.
Kentucky Home." The winter over
there is rainy and with no sunny
days the boys are lo-nging for a re
turn to the good old U. S. A. Pen
nington and Ed. Doty, who is with
the Nevada, were stationed on pa
trol duty in France, Irish and Scotch
waters, their- ships being later as
signed to convoying transports over
seas. He said that when the other
"gobs" Jn their division learned that
these ships were to -do transport
work they became very envious ;and
many of them tried to secure trans
fers, but that the commanders were
very well satisfied with their crews.
MODERN BUNGAI0W AT AUCTION
Harris & Speakes will sell for
Thomas A. McDonald, on Tuesday,
January 21, his handsojme modern
bungalow, 1219 Main street. Look
this property over if you want a nice
HEAL ESTATE TRANSACTIONS
Through the Paris Realty Co,, Mrs.
Dorcas Florence, of Nicholas county,
has purchased of Mr. R. H. Mattox,
a one-story frame cottage on Halison
street, for $1,200. Mrs. Florence
will move to the property about
Mr. Wpn. H. Whaley, who recently
purchased a portion of the Lou, and
Wm. Taylor lands, near Paris, has
resold it to Mr. John Sauer, of jiear
Paris, at an advance of $50 per
acre. Mr. Sauer bought the adjoin
ing land at the Taylor sale some
time ago. :
Mr. W. E. Miller, of Nicholas
county, purchased of Mr. James L.
Day, a one-story frame cottage, lo
cated on South Brent street; on the
old Fair Grounds addition, for $1.
725. Mr. Miller will move to -Paris
in March and occupy the home.
Acting as agent for Mr. C. O. Hin
ton, Mr. James McClure sold to
Mrs. George Ellis the two-story brick
business house on Main street, now
occupied by her as The Cash-and-Carry-Grocery,
for a private price.
The second floor of the building will
be remodeled into living apartments.
ThP hnildinir was formerly occupied
as a jewelry store by Mr. Wm. M.
Hinton, and later by his son, Mr. C.
Mr. Charles "P. Jtfann, of theParis
Realty Co., purchased of Mr. Wm.
W. Hinton, the latter's farjn of eighty-one
acres, located near the city
limits of Paris, "for about $400 per
acre. This is said to have been the
highest price ever paid in Bourbon
county for an equal acreage oi land.
Possession will be given in March.
Dr. F. P. Campbell, as agent for
Jesse Kennedy, sold to Wm. H. Wha
ley, a cottage and eight acres of
land located on the Clintonville
pike, near Paris, for $6,000. The
property adjoins Mr. Whaley's home.
Auctioneer M. F. Kenney conduct
ed the sale Wednesday at public auc
tion of two desirable city residences
in Paris, belonging to Miss Sara
Daniel. The first place, a six-roopi
-CfonMi f!nlrmlril himcfalOW. located
at the corner of Main and Boone"
streets, was bid up to $5,575, and
withdrawn. The second, a conven
ient five-room cottage an Main
street, near rnirieeniu, was puiu. w -,r
COMMUNICATION, FROM STATE
B0ABD OE HEALTH. t
Paris, Ky., Jan. 14, 1919.
Believing that a former order of
the City Board of Health strongly
urging the importanse of innoculation
with the Rosenow-Mayo serum as the
safest known niethod for protection
against influenza and pneumonia,
has in a large measure been disre
garded, the percentage of innoculate
children in the various rooms of the
City School being about six, and in
further view of the fact that the
Board finds many cases, though mild,
which might have been prevented,
respectfully calls attention to the fol
Bowling Green, Ky., Jan. 9, 1919.
THE STATE BOARD OF HEALTH.
THE ROSENOW MAYO VACCINE
Dr. A. H. Keller, City Health Officer,
As requested, I am sending you the
Rosenow-Mayo Vaccine for preven
tive inoculation against influenza,
and especially against the types of
pneumonia which have caused most of
the deaths during this epidemic. Dr.
Rosenow says "This vaccine is pre
pared from pneumococci of the vari
ous types and allied green-producing
streptococci, from hemolytic strept
ococci, staphylococci and influenza
bacilli, as isolated from the sputa and
lunors of cases durine the nresent epi
demic of influenza and pneumonia." I
Dr. Rosenow advises that individu-j
als be given three inoculations, one
week apart, in order to get the high
est and most enduriner immunity.
There is usually no reaction from the
inoculation except in persons about I
to come down with influenza, and
even then the disease seems to run a i
shorter and milder course and com
plicating pneumonia seldom occurs.
As a treatment during an attack of
influenza the dose indicated on the
label is to be given daily for three
days and, although some reaction
may follow, many physicians report
excellent results Jin relieving the in
fluenza and in presenting pneumonia.
As to the preventive value of the
inoculation, the records in the office
of the Surgeon General of the Army,
dealing with a division of 27,000
troops in the early stage of the epi
demic, show that of 12,000 men who
received the inoculation 8 developed
pneumonia, with no deaths ;of 15,000
not inoculated, 800 developed pneu
monia, with 120 deaths. The Equit
able Life Insurance Company re
ports its use in 20,000 of its policy
holders and their families, and the
Mayo clinic reports its use in 20,000
cases, each without a death. At the
Homestead Steel Works; near Pitts
burg, of 7,651 employees of 1,687
who were not inoculated, 558 develop
ed pneumonia and 42 'died; of 4,72Q
who were inoculated, 66 developed
the disease, with no deaths. Many
similar experiences might be given if
space permitted. Not a single case of
harm from its use has been reported.
With the approval of the Surgeon
General, the entire army has been
inoculated. This Board after the
fullest investigation endorses its use
by every person 'in Kentucky who is
not certain that he or she has re
cently had influenza. It has already
distributed 250,000 doses, and will
gladly send it free to any physician
who will keep a record of its use in
each case, on blanks furnished for
that purpose and his promise to re
turn them to Bowling Green for tabu
lation and study, and for the use of
Dr. Rosenow, 60 days after the last
dose is given.
Dr. South, here, has entire charge
of the distribution of the vaccine and
it will prevent delay and confusion if
all requests for it by letter or wire,
are addressed to her. Also, on ac
count of the scarcity of glassware,
please mail all vials and containers
back as soon as they are emptied.
J. S. McCORMICK,
C. G. DAUGHERTY,
J. M. WILLIAMS,
Board of Health
A. H. KELLER, City Health Officer.
"UNCLE BILL" SCHOOLER GOES
BACK TO SOMERSET
William F. Schooler, familiarly
known in the newspaper world as
"Uncle Bill," who has been connected
with the Cynth'iana Democrat since
last "October, has concluded a deal
for the purchase of the Somerset,
Ky., Commonwealth, a lively, well
established weekly paper of that city.
Mr. and Mrs. Schooler will take
possession of the paper to-day. Mr.
Schooler will be sole owner and ed
itor of the Copnmonwealth.
PARIS BASKETBALL TEAMS AT
The boys and girls' basketball
teagns of the Paris High School will
go to Maysville to-day, where they
will play a double-header with the
teams of the Maysville High School.
The members of the team are making
no rash promises, but they propose to
j be full of "pep" and bring back, the
There is one enepny with which
no armistice will be signed. Anni
hilation and extermination are the
Red Cross terms to the White Plague.
Newest Novelties in Men's
Women's and Children's
bought l for 'the Holiday trade
greatly reduced. Styles and prices
that will appeal to the economical
Visit our store and you will
be convinced this is the
best money-saving place in
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'Ladies' Havana Brown English d'c rf
Boots, calf tops PvU
Ladies Dark Gray boots, with cloth djff qe
tops to match, custom made pJW
Ladies' Black English Boots o qq
Ladies' Mahogany Tan English djo iq
Boots, cloth tops to match, at po.M"U
Misses' Gun Metal, button qq
Men's Dark Tan English- Walk-
Over and other famous makes
Men's Tan English, Best Makes,
Men's Gun Metal Walk-Over, 0 (
English . v..$0.4y
Men's and Boys' .E. J. Best Wear- tfo aq
ing Shoes, heavy flexible oles pOJ
Boys"7 Tan Army Shoes
Paris' Greatest Shoe Store
- Where Beauty and Economy Reign
1 Mr. Wm. H. Whaley, f6r-$,100. V
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