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V .' ' 4' & l y r -?: V 4t- i t i r t i i v THE NEWS PE -' . III ivy- isfssisi;).. - PUBLISHED EVERY TUESDAY. AND EHFHY EN THE YEAR. VOLUME XXXVII 1 PARIS, BOURBON COUNTY, KENTUCKY, FRI JAY, APRIL 18. 1919 BOURBON LEXINGTON GIVES BAEROW UNIT WARM WELCOME. . v Glad hands were extended at Lex ington, Tuesday afternoon,, to the b-members of the Barrow Hospital Unit, largely recruited from Central Kentucky, and in -which many Bour bon county men and women were for months stationed in England on ac tive duty. A large delegation of Bourbon, county people went to Lex ington, Tuesday, to help in the wel come to the returning Unit and to give them the right glad-to-see-you-again declaration. There had "been, scheduled a for xxa military parade, with fitting cer emony. But the joy of the home coming broke all military discipline and tne -welcome accorded the boys vras one delightful informal affair, yew organizations were out formal ly to 'meet the Unit, but far better, everybody was out Informally to meet it, and the smiles and the hand shakes and the light in the eyes of ths home folk was far better to the tome-comers than any amount of formal speechmaking could ever have besn. The short welcome accorded them by Judge Kerr and the city fathers vhen they appeared before the re viewing stand were a sufficient evi dence of the feeling which! the city v-ished to formally express. The program! in brief- was a pa rade, a short welcome, dinner at the Phoenix and an hour's visit with the home folks. The dinner at the hotel was a ivmitiful affair. " 1S every soldier and nurse there was apportioned informally a number of beautiful young girls and matrons, who assisted in serving them the de licious dinner. Pink and white car nations and roses were the decora tions. At 7:15 the unit left for Camp Taylor, after spending the four hapf piest hours m its experience. Besides- the former Bourbon county members of the Unit who had previ ously received their discharge from the service, John H. Mogan and Douglass Clay, the members who took part in the proceedings Tues day, were the following, who have been with the organization since its inception: First Class Privates Oscar C, Ashcraft, Leslie C. Blapkenbip Emil B. Buchanan, Russell E. Cald 'well, Samuel Dick, Thomas E. Qh more, Elbert E. Honican,, Julian A. Ingels, Theo. Upington, .AJvfn Thompson; Miss Minnie Robfnson and Mrs. Nellie Honey,, Turner. x Several rasmbss- 6t the organiSa. tion remained in the service and IN THE SERVICE OF THEIR COUNTRY. Private James Moran, formerly of Paris, who has recently received his honorable discharge from the army service, is a guest of his sister, Mrs. James E. Craven. Mr. Moran was in overseas service with the 169th Ohio and was gassed in one of. the battles, one of his hands showing the ef fects. He was mustered out of the service at Camp Sherman, near Chil lecothe, Ohio, and came to Paris a few days ago. He had with him a complete lot of souvenirs', embrac ing helmet, gas mask, etct, used in the army service. o BIG LOT SALE ATNORTH MID- DLETOWN, TUESDAY, APRIL 22. The Bryan property at North Mid. dletown will be sold at public sale on Tuesday, April 22. Come arid have a big day with" us. Brass band, good auctioneers and the ladies of the Christian church will serve din ner. Remember the date, Tuesday, April 22, at ten o'clock a. m. Be on time, and get your ticket in on 'a free lot that we will give' away that -day to the lucky holder. WAKEFIELD-DAV2S .REALTY CO. BOARD OF SUPERVISORS ARE IN SESSION. The Bourbon County Board "of Tax Supervisors are in session at the court house going over the assess ment of the county for the purpose of equalization. The Board is com posed of D. C. Parrish, Joe Penn Redmon, Ray Burris, Ben Woodford, Robt. Meteer, Sam Houston, George Current, E. M. Costello, (Chairman) , Pearce Paton, clerk. . o LINOLEUMS, CARPETS AND RUGS Most beautiful showing this spring in linoleums, carpets and rugs. Don't buv without first Vseeing us .and getting our prices .we save you money. (It) THE J. T. HINTON CO. MEETING TO PERFECT LIBERTY LOAN PLANS. The managers and producers of the Victory Loan campaign, which is to be inaugurated on next Monday, April 21, will hold a meeting at the court house to-morrow night. At this meeting plans will be perfected for conducting the campaign. All the details will be arranged, commitees and workers appointed and all the features of the campaign discussed from every viewpoint. The promoters will endeavor to make the campaign as short as possible. .All citizens of. the city' and1 county who are interested are urged to attend this meeting, - . Bourbon county is 'making advance preparations on a large, scale, for promoting the Victory Loan Mr. Buckner Woodford, under whose able .guidance, the other loans have been put forward in a large degree, has been retained as Chairman for this campaign, which it is hoped to complete in a very short time. County Coroner Rudolph Davis, who was some time ago appointed publicity secretary for Bourbon coun ty, has been busy, putting up posters and has placarded every precinct -in the county with the .posters l adver tising the Loan. One of the features of the cam paign 'will be the appearance here on Tuesday of one of the Whippet tanks, which played so important a part in the prosecution of the war. The tank will be brought to Paris on Tuesday morning from Georgetown, and will be met near the city limits by a committee and escorted to Paris. The tank will be in charge of an officer and a detail of men. "After making a parade through the streets of the city, the tank will be taken to the city rock quarry, where a dem onstration of its workings will be given, and the officer in charge will give a short talk explaining its ope rations and uses. After the demon stration the tank will be placed on the court house square for the in spection of the public:. . It .3111 remain there until three o'clock in the aftemoon-when it will be taken NEW OF INTEREST FROM THE ; i - OIL XfgLDS. At a meeting of the incorporators of the Parboken Oil Company, held at the company's office Tuesday, the following temporary officers were seleeted to look after the company's interests: James M. Caldwell, pres ident ; Dr. J. M. Williams, vice-president Clarence K. Thomas, treas urer;. Oscar Hinton, organization secretary, and Win. Collins, field manager. The following were selected as di rectors; James M. Caldwell, Wood ford Buckner, A. B. Hancock, John Woodford, Ed. Hinton, Edsell Clarke, Roy F. Clendenin, Wm. Collins, O. T. Hinton. ,. Th'e, papers incorporating the company were sent to the office of the Secretary of State Tuesday. The arbpken Company as present con stituted represents a consolidation of several concerns now operating in 4t$r4Centucky oil fields, among them $hef Paris Gas & Oil Co., the Cane Ridie Oil & Gas Co., the Redmon Kinkead Oil Co. having holdings in Owsley county, and the John Jones leasein.Lee county properties pro ducing about one hundred barrels daily??' 1 c The company will incorporate for 50 0J)00 shares of the par value of $1.00 'each-, under the laws of the State of- Delaware. The 'Bourbon Oil and Develop ment Company has brought in a small well on the southern edge of the Millie Freeman lease, in Estill county. This is the company's No. 3 well, which is rated as good for five barrels. o DON'T WAIT BUY &0W TOBAC CO sticks: MRS. MARY ANN KELLEY PASSES! HER 102D BIRTHDAY. LODGE NEWS. The Pythian Sisters are expecting; On March 13. 1919. Marv Ann a visit in May irom tne omcera.or Kellev. a colored woman of Paris ltne Grand Lodge. ., , ,. j celebrated her 102d birthday, and in cidentally did her household wash ing and ironing, and cooked the meals for her 73-year-old son, Richard- Kelley. - Her age is authentic, she possessing documents to show that she was born. March 13, 1817, near Newtown, Scott county, Ken tucky, making her now in her 103d year. Her son was born December 13, 1838. Despite her advanced years, "Aunt Mary" is still in practically good health, although she is compelled to use a cane in going about the house performing her daily duties. Her flesh is gradually disappearing and her temples and eyes are deep sunken behind the furrowsof old age. Her mind is wonderfully preserved arid her vast store of experiences cover ing1 'a century are most interesting to listen to. Her great enjoyment is Buy tobacco sticks now and you will get better quality and just as low. or lower, prices than you will get later. At this season of the year we buy only from mills making extra good quality sticks; later when the rush comes we have to take what we on p-pt Anticipate vour needs. to Millersburg and placed on dis- haul tnem now ana get them sharp nlay there. It' will be brought back ened on rainy days and at other The members of the Paris lodge will visit the wives and daughters and sisters of members of the local K. of P. lodge at an early date, on a membership; cam paign. Be ready to meet thenu. - , The Second Rank in Pythianism 'was conferred recently on Sello Woll stein, Richard H. Wills and R. -O. Hertig. The First Ranlc was con ferred last night on several other candidates. The Thisd Degree was conferred on Walter Oakley, Morris Stern and Landen Templin at a recent meeting of the Masonic Blue Lodge. . ' THE BIG RTTG SALE. i have been sent to France, 'where thpv are doing hospital work. I Amnnrr thp. number were Miss Mary .t.w..q --T- -, w ,, .ji., XTTnna Stoae-ft-ana Jrivave i-w i uit P Dona I UUIU JL :.. i FRAN K& CO. LADIES' OUTFITTERS GREAT' SPRING DRIVE What Are You Going to Wear Easter Day? DINNER DRESSES . SUITS ' COATS DOLMANS -" CAPES nlft-V to Paris, remain here over night, and be taken to Cynthiana the following morning. It had been the intention originally to take the tank to other parts of the county for display, but tn official torner from tne neaaquar ters at Cleveland, Ohio, changed the schedule so that it will only be seen at these two places. Tlie tanK.ia '. u .' "6V- , Skirts In All Snades, of -the Newest Materials . . , Waists in Georgette Crepe; Crepe de Chene and. French Voiles ;v fti;fi' 1, KJPGLOyES ; NECKWEAR SILK-HOSIERY M jfcjT ? f -V r'ur .- c 1 J - i ERANK & transnorted on a large Goxernmfti tflfCikf' - ' - e-U- rt V- Ph -visit or the Navy Band to Paris has been told of in previous 'issues of THIS NEWS. It will come 'to Paris on Saturday night, give a parade and a short concert, then on Sunday afternoon and evening con certs will be given a the Grand Opera House,, in connection with the film, "The Price of Peace." Dr. Franklin Cole Sherman, rector of St. Paul's Episcopal church, of Akron, Ohio, will deliver a fifteen-minute ad dress. .' On Thursday morning, May 1, as an afterpart for the Victory Loan campaign Paris will be visited by the Flying Circus, composed of sev eral of the most recent types of air planes and aeroplanes used m tne Government service. These planes, in charge of experienced aviators, will give exhibitions of air attacks, battle formations, and give an exhi bition of fancy stunts in the air, such as have been given all through the district and will be given at other places. Two DeHavilland machines and two Curtiss planes will make up the squadron. The machines will come here from Lexington. They will do all kinds of nose dives, spiral glides, mock bombing, battles in the air.and a little ore oi every umue. Everybody get ready for the cam-iP-n When it starts on next Mon day you will be asked to subscribe Very likely you win suoscnue. xi. you. are known to be able to sub scribe and do not, you will be a marked person, likely to receive the scorn of your friends and neighbors. Get in right, and do the right thing. Everybody in the community will know what you do. There will be no hiding it. The committees, as in previous campaigns, will work in every precinct in the county, and they will not overlook anyone, if pos sible. So as not to conflict' with theper- ' f ormance at the Grand Opera House, Saturday night the concert to be given by the Navy iJana win iut only thirty minutes, and will be given from 6:00 to. 6:30 p. m. in front of the court house. ' The Band will parade from -the Tenth street passenger station-rof thevL.-& N. down Main', to the court-io use, where the conceVt will be given. ened on rainy days times when your men have a few hours between jobs. Our stock is excellent quality and practically 100 per cent. good. It don't pay to put off doing any thing. The man who succeeds is the live wire always ahead with his work. Anticipate your needs now nd make our contracts. Materials rntruktivA already advanced some and the ";' indications are' ""thUt they will go higher. . We deliver anywhere at reasona ble prices: T BOURBON LUMBER CO., M. Peale Collier Manager. Yards Corner Main and fourteenth Streets, Paris, Ky7 Both Phones 122. (tf) r ' Y. M. C. A. ELECTS. The following Board of Directors were recently elected for the Bour bon County Y. M. C. A.: Dr. D. S., Henrv. A. B. Hancock, Harry Kers- lake, Wim. G. McClintock, Catesby Spears, Henry L. Terrill, J. Sims Wilson, "M.- Peale Collier, John Woodford, Wm. O. Hinton, Pearce Paton,' James M. Caldwell, uwen l,. Davis, Y. 'H. Harrison, J. W. Jones, Lee Kirpatrick, Chas. G. Green, Thomas W. Spicer, William D. Mc Intyre, R. F. Clendenin and H. A. Power. . At a meeting of the Board of Di rectors the f'olowing 'officers were elected: President, Wm. O. Hinton; cording secretary, x. namsuu, cording secretary, Y. H. Marrlson; treasurer, Pearce Paton. , o A NEW HAT FOR EASTER. Choose' one of our new Stetsons or Borsalions. (It) J. W. DAVIS & CO. to have, hey white friends gather-of an evening and listen in silanfc? ad?, miration to the tales she unfblaof' the old past when- she was a slave. She was-orginally the property of a Mrs. Hartless in Scott county, gfhe says her mistress died of the rqt cholera plague in 1832, and by the terms of her will "Aunt Mary'' was given her freedom. Sne tells many interesting stories, of the Indian, wars of those days and of the relics she saw brought home by the soldiers. She moved to Paris at the close of the Civil War and has since resided here with her son. For 65 years she ran a spinning wheel and wove' rag carpets which met with a ready sale in those days at good prices. She is of a kind and sympathetic nature, smokes her corn cob pipe frequently One of our departments that we take great- pride in is, our Rug De partment It's a dream Our storer.ip often Called the "Rug -Store" be cause it has a stock of rugs that would fill an ordinary furniture store. The prices are- consisted, too, because we bought them right. (It) THE J. T. HINTON CO.-. : and welcomes her guests with air the grace of a queen. On her last birthday she was pre-t sented with a cake by Miss Lucy Simms, sister of .E. F. Simms, the millionaire oil magnate and horse man. The cake contained 102 can dles and "Aunt Mary" gave it the, place of honor on her sitting room table and showed it with pride to the score of guests who called to offer their congratulations. Her son, Richard Kelley, with whom she makes her home, is a liv ing example of what the colored man. may accomplish by honesty, industry and economy. He is 73 years of age, and proudly boasts that he never entered a saloon in his life, or took a drink of intoxicating liquor. He never used tobacca in any form and never uttered an oath. He owes no man a dollar. He believes God has blessed himself and his mother, and. attributes his health an: happlrwes' to his- daily habit of prayer andcom munion with'the Master. Without education" or any other knowledge save that whlclL ho gathered through, observation and from the blue back spelling boot, hej became a carpenter and builder, andt to-day has property valued at over" $30,000, bringing him an income; sufficient to support himself andjt mother in their old age. - "Aunt Mary" now- has -living- one son, one daughter, seven "grand nhildren. twelve ereat errandchildren. and one great-great, grandson, who?- represents the fifth generation.: -" One of her grandsons,' Thomas B. Kelley, of Paris, is well known on the Western Racing" Circuit, having, been employed at many of the prin cipal tracks in the responsible posi tions of messenger. y GO I IT-' --" m;-'. f LADIES'riDUFITTERS CHARGED WITH COLD GAME. CHECK DRESS CORRECTLY V,F0R EASTERPARADE THE With -stylish .footwear, at Mg sav ings; . - - .. . DAN, COHEN'S,-: ' : . Paris' Greatest Shoe Store i , : o j WHAT-DA-YA-MEAK. STYLE! Here's .one .answer a room'decor- ated with those "spankin" new pat terns bf.wall paperbeing shown by us. Cpme, n and, look them over. . , (It) "" THE J. T. HINTON CO, .... r RATER'S BAKERY, PRODUCTS. The; products from Ritter's Bakery are tne oesi. tnat cu ue uuwmsu. I Fresh ibread,. cakes, ,rolls, etc., every I dav. ' i Customers - served through. II J ..'.J nnloTaAHnn Onm. ii j ernneTS aiisuieu ui dhupiovhuh. ..... Chief of Police Leonard Howard, came to Paris, Wednesday nighty and arrested three young Cerlisle boys who were wanted in that city for passing "cold" checks on Carlle merchants. They were found in the Fordham Hotel poolroom, where they were placed under, arrest and taken back to Carlisle in an auto. The "cold" check game has been industriously worked 4jy b everal young men in 'this vicinity; but the checks have been made good, and prosecution thereby averted. o- t ''LAPIES, KIGHT AT"Y." The gymnasium classes for the wo men are-proving very instructive. A membership feeiQfv.ten dollar per year provided for body building work in the gym and swimming in season. Membership tickets are issued and the jrinn and' swimming pool are re serveTeach. Monday and- Thursday nights for ladieB.v-Gbme at 7:30arid join the class. f' ' ' - " WALK-OVER PUMP R EASTE& a viaaVififni hlack and' patent kid that helps "your feeling-as much as yaur .looks.- f "' ' ,. . . 7 , DAN-COHEN'S, . . Paris' Greatest- Shoe Store; WE KNOW HOW n WEATHER Is Here, and Naturally Your Thoughts Turn to SPRING CLOTHES W E ARE RE ADY . to show you the season's newest styles in men's and young men's Suits. Stein-Bloch and Michael Sterns fine ready-to-wear clothes cannot be excelled when it comes to style, quality and-workmanship. Many fancy patterns greens, tans, blacks, black and white, shepherd plaids, greys, stripes and plaids. -' - J' Many different style coats for the young fel lows panel backs, close; fitting .coats, and 'plain If you want quality, and service in cloftheslet your Spring Suit conielfroriiburistorevC SH - '?' ,s iM i ii- aj't' . o- biCt,t,saee. Be on time aVttfe- big lo gle to he held m CT-vth. Middleton.:on IkiiLv. An..i Sat.'ten'o.'clock-. Prices Range From $35.00 to $50.00 j. WL MITCHELL BLAKEMORE rsetcietpn siloes il ;i A Dr. Reed's Cushion Sole Shoes Manhattan Shirts " - - Stetson Hats ri.- "ev -nrc f. J -! '? - , S.J 1 J-, J 1 . U -fctn ttlberland phone' 850. J kS. H i v herlanji (It) ' RITTER-'SAKERY: i-t, ?es3ac y - ivr, --FrflAre. be c5v;en &wy.' ip.e "- Ji H W '.