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x v v i ?t V Js V Uj-" at . rJ . NEWS 'r 1 "" i " ' r ? t i- &V-. & V I r PUBLISHED .EVERY TUESDAY ANIKFRFUY IN- THE YEAR.' -fli . -Ty VOLUME XXXVIII PARIS, BOURBON COUNTY, KENTUCKY, TUESDAY, FEBRlARY 18, 1919 Y , ' v i " L. THE BOURBON I 1 f pet $ SEL ESTATE TRANSACTIONS Mr. and Mrs. Porter Jett purchas ed of Mr. John Duvall his cottage on East Nineteenth street ,in the old Fair Grounds Addition, for about $2, 750. The purchasers will get posses sion of the property on March 1. 'Mr. and Mrs. John Arkle have sold their frame cottage, located at the corner ot High and Sixteenth streets, to Mr. E, Brewshaugh, of the Metro politan Life Insurance Co., at a pri vate price. Mr. Brewsaugh will -move to the property. ' Mr. Thomas Neff, of Fayette county, has sold his sixty-three acre farm on the Athens pike, in that county, to Mr. "W. H. Davis, of Bour bon county, for a private price. The sale was made through the Messick Pkeal Estate Agency, of Lexington. Auctioneer M. F. Kenney sold Sat urday' at the cour house door for Mrs. Nannie J. Haggard, executrix of James Haggard estate, a cottage on Vine street, to Jacobs Elvove, for Jj&7 5,' and to the same purchaser three cottages on Virginia Avenue, dnefor $680, o-ne for ?650,-and one ?600. , Mr. and Mrs. H. D. Campbeljl pur chased of Rev. R. H.. Herrington, through Mr. Chas. P. Mann, of the Paris Realty Co., three one-story frame cottages, located on Sixteenth street, for $6,0ft).' Oneof the cot tages was puchased for 'Mrs. Camp bell's sister, Mrs. Emma Browning, who recently sold her nocne on High street. ' - - Through the Walter Clark Real Estate Agency Mr. Frank P. Walker, lately of Paris, now residing in Em inence, sold to Mrs.Lucy Letton, of near Jackstown, hjs one-story brfck cottage at the corner of Main and Twelfth streets, for ,$7,0 00. Mrs. Letton recently sold her faijm. on the Jackstown pike to Mr. J. H. Letton. She will probably move to Paris and occupy the home. OFFICIAL ORDER REVEALS CAPT. HUTCHCRAPT REAL HERO That Capt. Reuben B. Hutchcraft, of Paris, who was killed in action only four days before the signing of the armistice, was a real hero, is now evidenced by an official order from the War Department at Washington, citing him 'for bravery for the com mission of the act which led to his death. His heroism won for him the Distinguished Service Medal, which will be serf to his mother, Mrs. R. B. Hutchcra'ft, of this city. This award officially reveals his -prqmotion to the rank of Captain, as he was only a lieutenant when he left" the American shores. He was a type that is too seldom seen jn Ken tucky public life. The officiar des cription of the-act which led to death and honor is as follows: "Capt. Reuben B. Hutchcraft (de ceased), 166th Infantry. For ex traordinary heroism in action near Sedan, France, November 7, 1918. Capt. Hutchcraft personally- took sommand.of a platoon of his com pany which was designated as ad vance guard, and led his patrol to the most advanced position reached by any of our troops during the en gagement. He was'killed while mak ing reconnaisance within thirty yards of the - enemy guns. v Next of kin, Mrs. Reuben B. Hutchcraft, mother, Paris, Kentucky, U. S. A." o : v BEST QUALITY SEEDS. Highest quality Red Clover, Alsike, Timothy, Seed Oats, Cotton Seed Meal. v CHAS. S. BRENT & BRO. (feb-14-tf) o DOGS KILL SHEEP. IN HE SERVICE OP THEIR COUNTRY. ' - Floyd Vakely, son v of Mr. and Mrs. Charles Wakely, of this city, has returned to his home in this city, from Camp Meade, Maryland, where, he has been stationed for several months. Mr. Wakely has received his final discharge frdm the .service of Uncle Sam, and will resume his former position in this city. Harris & Speakes, real estateydeal- era of this city, sold at public auc tion on the premises "Tuesday the home of Mrs. Elizabeth Collins, .to gether with a tract -of nine and-one-half acres of land, located on fha Clintonville pike, near Paris. The purchaser was Mr. W. E. Turner, Private George Glenn has returned from .Carnp Meade, Maryland, to his home near Paris. He has received his final discharge papers from the service and will resume his former position with the A. J. Winters Co., where he was a highly valued assist ant for many years. Private Glenn is in fine health, after passing through a severe attack of influenza: 1 In the casualty list issued by the War Department last week appeared the name of Corooral Lawrence j Bowden, who-wasreported as having been severely wounaea. uorporai Bowden is a son of Mrs. Maggie Welsh Bowden, formerly of Paris, and a nephewof Misses Agnes and Ella Welsh, who were formerly menri bers of the clerical force at 'Frank & Co.'s, in this city. Eight sheep were killed and sev eral others badly crippled when a band, of cur dogs made a raid op. the flocks of Watt Kiser and Jos. H. Ewalt, nar Ewalt's Cross Roads, in this county. Heavy losses by the raids of dogs hate been reported by fanmers in other portions of the county. and the price paid $8,500. The former-owner bought the place a few weeks ago, from Mr. Charles Clen denin, lately of Paris, for about $7, 500. Possession will be given on March A. The salne flnm also sold at priyate sale' for Mrs. Carrie Fisher her bungalow residence, on Cypress street, to Mr. J. W Allen, of North Middletown, for ?4,000. - THE NEWS has received a, num berof letters from men in the ser vice, &11 J3f an interesting nature, which we are compelled to defer to another issue. Lack-of space caus ed by a pressure of advertising neces sitanes postopning the publica tion of these letters. W,e have been told many times thatj two of ' the most interesting departments- of THE NEWS were "In The Service" and "Letters From Soldiers," and we hope to add these additional letters in a very early issue. V I FRANK & CO. -- Ladies' outfitters ' ' ' - "i i We Are- Now Snowing Early Spring Models ' IN EVENING DRESSES DINNER DRESSES SPRING SUITS ' ' SPRINGr COATS A H ,- A radio "message, from overseas was received by Mr. and Mrs. Charles V. Higgins, of Paris, from their on, Private Frank Higgins, who has been in France with the American Expeditionary Forces, for (many months. The message stated that he was on the steamer Madawaska, bound for the United States, where the boys will be mustered out of the service. Private Higgins will come to Camp Zach'ary Taylor, where he will receive his final discharge pa pers, and will x return to his ,home near Paris. ' . Dr. Martha Petree, of this city, has received aj copy of the Holt Countv Sentinel. Dublished in Ore gon, Missouri, in which appears air account of the death of her nephew, Lieut. Harris Er Petree, who was in the aviation service with the Amer ican Expeditionary Forces'in France. An-official communication from the War Department at Washington, to relatives in Oregon, Mo., stated: "Our Paris office has cabled, us un der date of January 15th, the fol lowing: Aviator Morrison Cooper, "With assistance of the Red Cross, vis ited regions and reports as follows: "Lieutenant Harris E. Petree, Pi lot 139th Aero wadron, killed Sept. 26te. Buried clmetery DeLut, southeast Lenguyin. Killed after combat lasting one hour against seven enemy scout planes. Had ,sev eral opportunities to escape, but re turned again and again. Hero-of village. Made name of Americans a symbol of courage Wd'' fortitude. Mailing sworn statement of thisvoffi cer's heroism." " ' " ; P PARIS TEAMS.IJEEAT WINCHES TEE HIGH "SCHOOL. - -' TOBACCO MARKETS. 3 " When the week's sales closed qu th& Paris market Friday night a sea son's total of 8,924,805 pounds of to bacco had been sold on.the floors of ihedifferent houses. Of this amount the Independent Hduse sold-' 2,8 09, 560 pounds for an average or $42.23, and the Bourbon Tobacco Warehouse Company sold a total of- 6,924,805 pounds, for an average of $42.47. The receipts for .the past ' week were rather light, owing to the dry weather, butx the week-end' rains again put thVtobacco in good "cajSe,"' and heavy recipts are again looked for thi week. Close estimates place the tobacco in this county tyet to be placed on the market at about three million pounds. This is now being rapidly stripped and prepared for the market. It is estimated that between eleven and twelve million pounds of tobacco will have been sold on the floors of the Paris houses whdn the season has reached the end. This will be an increase of two bnillion ..pounds ovej: that of last season. So rapidly has the Paris market advanced that both the Independent and the Bour bon Warehouse companies are plan- nig the ercetipn of new brick ware houses to hold an immense quantity of tobacco for next season, which, jud'ging from preparation being made by the growers and predictions made by Well-posted tobacco men, will be one of the greatest and most profit able ever known in the history of the-industry. Mr. 0. H. Wicoff, auctioneer " for the Bourbon Tobacco Warehouse Company, has been retained by that company to conduct their sales next season. Mr. Wicoff came to Paris from Rocky Mount, North Carolina, and has made himself soltd with the tobacco -people here by his ability as an auctioneer and his genial manner. i Sales we-; nor held at the Paris and Bourbon II -?os on Monday morning or acco j.t ofJ!he funeral of T H. Cl2, Jr. Sales' bCfoin in Haris House at one o'clock, wh-.. 78 65 pounds of to bacco wen. -oid f. r ?38,897.98, an average of $49.5 There vt,c a 1 ieNpercentage of low gr 'de lobaci in this oflering MASS MEETING TO CONSIDER . SOLDIER PLANS. There was a good crowd at the Opera House Sunday afternoon, when the hou arrived for, holding the mas-meeting called for the purpose of considering plans for the memorial for Bourbon county soldiers whO'have made the supreme, sacrifice for their country. Preceeding the meeting the Lib erty Drujm and Bugle Corps, under thedirection of Rudolph Davis, gave a parade on Main street, returning to the Opera House where they dis banded. The house was comfortably filled when the Grand Opera House orchestra, under the direction of Mr. Edward VanLeeuwe, rendered a pleasing musical program of sacred nd pat'rjotic numbers.. The exercises opened with the singing by "the. members of the Com muhy Chorus, which was followed by the invocation by 'Rev. Frank M. vTinderr of North Middletown. The Community Chorus rendered another selection. Hon. Emmett MDickson DEPENDENT AT PARIS BETS ; ran prices u New High Mart Made By Bovrfoa. County House 'When 79,591 - . - 'hi Pounds Bring $74.36 A Hundred ' - - K - N' t :;y Vi :,'--- ." " 1 ;;. " and sone t,indes fc'ere a shade-lcwer. ihe quality of th offering and the average, however, 'Show hat the rparket is .'-till-a mighty good one. Some crop i veiaps ft.ilow: Ardery & Offu't, 1,605 pounds, rveras ?u 32. Willies & Gio.s, 3,970 pounds, avenge $2i.iC. Sue Airsko,-o,75 poundb. av erage $ 7.J3 Ca.iie.-t It Douglas, 1t640 pounds, averdgeo6.J. i Uay cpmev, S,0f5 pounds, jrveia'j.e -i4 0. Ardery & I ie, 3,b?5 p'oundj, av erag $-57.7 5. iy- V; mo r.t B.-os., 1 170 pounds, aver age S3S.80. onas, .laU x. i,ft)5 pounds, aver-j n"fc $s. r r. ' fayn c Eralt, 1,750 pounds, av- Kx. rx. wuMa, t,,o iwu""i . gt ;bJ.yr, PARIS, KY., Feb. 13. The Inde pendent Tobacco Warehouse Com Jany, of Paris, Ky., which last yer ed all burley markets in the season average, 'highest floor average, high- .-- 1 - " I Hill . 1'IIIIIIIILLL. m m mw . . i m i - - delivered a short address, in which e!SbeL!aL??Se!!.?5: he paid a glowing tribute to the imemory oi tne $ourDon couniy ooys who have given their lives on the battlefield and in the camps. Miss 'Mary Dan" Harbison sang a beauti ful solo. Rev. J. B. Bush, of 'Lex ington the principal speaker of the afternoon, delivered a fervid address, one which was pronounced by all who heard it, to have been one of the mfcst taasterly they have" heard for many months Rev. Bush was followed by Mr. John T. Collins, of aris, in a characteristic address. At a previous meeting of the com mittee on design, site, etc., it had Ibeen definitely decided to report faJ- vorably at this meeting for a memo rial of the monument type, to be erected in the court house yard. Many suggestions wetfe made to the committee by interested parties as to the nature" of the memorial, these consisting of a memorial bridge, a hospital, a park, a fountain, arch ways, playgrounds, a public audito ium and numerous others. A1J hese were given careful considera fion by the committee, but the de cision to erect a (memorial monu ment sens to meet the popular public Wish, and on motion of Mr. John T. Collins it was decided to have anothei meeting, to be held at the court house to-morrow ('Wednes day) night, when the matter will agaii. be taken up and possibly dis posed of finally. After the singing of another aong by the Community Chorus and the benediction pro nounced by Rev. R- C. Gcldsmith,'the meeting adjourned o POR HRST-CLASS COAL, CALL 3,95 . pounds, i olmafis Capes jy?tf?k.b . . &A - S ? Pepe" de Chene and Voile Blouses s 'rr,and: SKifts i! Vi 5; - r ' t . -. iL. ' The Paris High School and Win chester High School basketball teams had a "rattling good time" with each other Friday night on the floor, of the Y. M.-C. A. gy,mnasium, result ing iii a double victory for Paris. The boy's team snowed wincnes- ter High how to play basketball by putting up a one-sided game to the score of 37 to 11. All the members of the ParisHeam played, like veterans, and the result was never in doubt. The game was featured by a "scrap" of a real sure e-nough nature between a member of the Paris team and the coach of the Winchester team, in which they came ,to blows, the Win-' Chester man getting the loser's end of' tfte purse. The, girls' team of the Paris High School took a fall out of the Win chester girls' team by piling up a score of 17 to 8. The Paris girls vereKon their toes all the time and kept the game out of the doubtful column at every stage.. cn-iC f.i.iv & Iio :aldsj. aui.a-e ?62.6C v uVla-tin Bnerly, 1 020 pounds, av erage S7.2i Jjit'o & hitler, 1.900 pounds, av o a-o ?G9.60 . S I Arthur Mnreland, 2 755-pounds, avei-age ?&u.iiJ. Webber &- Munday, 2,755 pounds, average $51.50. ' Rice & Gaunce, 2,895 pounds, av erage $57.05. x " Brennan & t5ay, 2,815 pounds, av erage $56.89. J. J. PratheT, 4,690 pounds, av erage $55.17. . Caldwell & Thomas, 1,610 pounds, average-$47.07. Dodge & Gaihes, 4,070. pouhds, av erage $72.35. ' Vfmont & Wagoner, 4,975 pounds, average $31.30. Anderson & Rogers, 5,760 pounds, TEMPUN LUMBER CO. v . If you want first-class coal, try a load frojm TEMPLIN LUMBER CO., Cumberland Phone 711, (14-t) Home Phone 510. eral crop average smashed all records to-day or the 1919 season when it sold a floor of 79,590 pounds of to bacco for $59,171.15 or a floor aver age of $74.36. It was by far the best lot of to bacco sold on the Paris market thi year. It had the- quality, soundness, r texture, condition and showed that in stripping and assorting it had been well handled. It was not a picked lot of tobacco because one basket sold as low as $22.50. The highest priced basket was a selection out of a crop lot and sold at one7 dollar -and fifty cents a pound. It. was a beauty and as a fype of the cigarette kind out classed the noted Carolina tobacco The event of to-'day's market was ' nothing unusual with the Independent House and only the usual number of ' tobacco growers were on hand. It was quite eveident as4he trained eye of the tobacco buyer glanced ovcv floor that an offering of unusual color was before Him and when. Col. J. A. Squires, the rapid firevauc tioneer started the ball to rolling, bidding was quick and sharp and buy ers scrambled to get in and get a slice of- the melon. The first basket a basket of fluffy flyings was knocked aff at 68 cents and from that moment to the sale of the last basket interest never lagged. y The Independent Tobacco Ware house Company will hsgin the erec- tioh of anothSr commodious sale warehouse tp be built with the view of rapid loading and unloading and with superior light arrangements. luv.; 0 GET OUR PRICES FIRST. ( D not buy anything in th Clothing line until' you ttt my prieesf ' - ' a.. WOLLSTEIN, tf . Clothing Department- WE KNOW HOW K average 62.50. -o FRANK c GO. OUTFITTERS was oer. I V ' LADIES I -. -V'. ..1 , IGC1J U .v - -e- - v - J. lofwedffti: (Contributed.) N v .Tbejfarls High School girls played an eAcellerit ga?ne Friday night and were closely pursued by Clark coun y Hig6 girJ. bur the good playing of MissfcMc-liniock put Paris over Hie f op. Winchester's best playing done b Miss pp ana Misb The boys game opened with the ppcond te?vi of Paris Hign vs. nrs tarn of Clnrk County High and the T ari secont'.1 surprised the crowd by ending tbe flrft 1ialf in a score r,f 1 to 6 in theii favor The old vegulaitf were put in the- Inst half ai)V' shoved some good team work. EyciTbody starred- and the game endt'J 37 o 11 in- favoi of Paris.', t o Tiin'o p.iiinfAr jclvs that the rea son she isn't- superstitious is because CLARK REALTY CO. MOVES - OPUCE TO COURT HOTJSE. Mr. Walter Clark has moved his real estate office to the County Tax Commissioner's office in the basement of the Court" House, where he is now open and ready for business. The Clark Real Estate Agency have on their lists a number ot very desirable Bourbon farms that they will sell at attractive prices. Like wise thev have many desirable nous-' es and lots in Paris for sale at rea sonable prices. Possession on many of .these pr6perties an be had tn -March 1, 1919. , - If you , contemplate moving to Paris"see Mr. Clark and buy a towo house. You can sell later at a proflt and save the, rent. Call in and look over our lists. . CLARK REALTY UU-V (4-tf) Parisp Ky. IMPORTANT NOTICE TO THE PEO- PLE OEAKIS. Beginning to-day, Tuesday, Febru ary 18. all' city carriers' routes will be -rearranged so that all Patrohs of the citv, now receiving matf will nave $rrrt otir-Hps a flav. except Clays- -ville andRuckerville. both of which Will receive morning delivery oniy. Under the postal rules all persons not having receptacles tojiold mail will have to call at the goneral deliv: erv-for their mail. This, HQtice has been given' several" times and patrons are lrged Jto compiv wun mtsiu -1 v j Dotft Experiment with y: Hats.t RITICAL DRESSERS find our new styles in Stetson Hats just what they have in mind and you are sure of-Stetson Values, as you know we carry a representative , line of Hats of different makes and a fine range of prices. v, time. she sl&ps-with-a slice Ueir mail wjfl be left in the -post- Lg-cakes with undpr her head -she lv,; x crtpnbs-in her halrv-.P WALTER PAYJNisi, -: v. We Emphasize Stetson Hats because the tendency is all toward -higher priced hats and we want you to know we-' ;can give you sound values. '. Drop in the next time you " r re passing by and let us ' N Z $& show you these . Hats. "N V V $6.00 to $10.00 ,.n t c " - Si I MITCHELL & BLAKEMORE k - Nettleton Shoes ' f . 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