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-, . JbL. i im?gi?&r'$?r ' v . THE -. NEWS -iff" .tstt "3 n PUBLISHED EVERY TUESDAY AND FRIDAY IN THE YEAR. VOLUME XXXVIII PARIS, BOURBON COUNTY, KENTUCKY, TUESDAY, AUGUST 12. 1919 BOURBON i EBIEtTY HANCOCK YEARLINGS BEING $143,500 AT SARA TOGA SALE. Friday night's sale of yearlings al most duplicated the frenzied action of the record market last Wednesday and at times the bidding surpassed that of any former time and was not confined to any particular pair, but seemed to be general. The consign ment consisted of the A. B. Hancock and Claiborne and Bllerslie Stud bred juveniles, mostly sired by Celt, but Ultimus, Fair Play, Wrack and Jim Gaffney also had sons and daughters listed to go under the hammer. There were thirty head in the Han cock consignement and they sold for a total of $143,500, or an average of $4,783.40. Twelve other youngsters that were sold comprised the proper ty of Captain P. M. Walker, Samuel Ross and Frank Shannon. The com bined forty-two head totaled the im mense sum of $177,000, or a grand average of $4,214.30. The star of the sale was the Celt Sand Dune colt offered by Mr. Han cock. The bidding for this fellow was general until the $15,000 mark was reached, when it narrowed down down to a three-cornered duel be tween Samuel D. Riddle, Commander J. K. L. Ross and P. T. Chinn, the latter acquiring him on his bid of $22,500. The brown colt by Celt Patricia V. was another much cov eted youngster, and he was bid on with avidity to $15,000, at which figure he was bought by W. H. Kar rick, acting for W. R. Coe. An out standing incident attaching to the sale of the Hancock consignment was that not a single offering from his es tablishment brought less than $1, 000. o UNSIGHTLY BILLBOARD REMOV ED FROM COURTHOUSE LAWN i The old billboard which was erect ed on the court house lawn for pur pose of displaying patriotic adver tising during the period of the world-' var, was removed yesterday, having served the original purpose. The old board had been an eyesore, with lis tattered "and torn paper dangling in fhe breeze. It had also become a shelter for mischevious children and for more questionable purposes, so that its removal serves a good end and will give us again an uninter rupted view of the lawn. To stran gers coming to the city it was a con stant source of wonder that the the board has been permitted to dis figure a pretty lawn so long. But THE NEWS is satisfied that the ob ject has been attained and on behalf of the public extends a vote of thanks that the board has been taken away. o MILLERSBURG BOY HONORED AT ,. t STATE UNIVERSITY. Dr. Harry Best, Ph. D., a son of the late Dr. Best, a former prominent physician of Millersburg, has recent ly been honored by election to the chair of Sociology in the Kentucky State University. Dr. Best obtained his degree at Columbia University, New York, where, he has been studying for sev eral years and gathering material in New York for his two very valuable contributions to the field of Sociol ogy, "The Deaf; Their Postiion in Society and the Provision for Their Education By the United States," and his second book, "The Blind," which is treated in the same manner. -o CAMP DANIEL BOONE RESERVA TIONS FOR PARK. Reservations of ten places for Paris High School boys who may desire to attend the High School Conference at Camp Daniel Boone, August 25 to September 1, have been secured by Secretary Z. L. Wilcox, of the Bour bon County Y. M. C. A. Part of the time in the camp will be spent in studying the leadership under a' force of competent instruc tors. Prof. Lee Kirkpatrick, Super intendent of the Paris Public Schools, will arrive here from Columbia Uni versity in New York, about August 25, and will take charge of the local delegation. o GOOD ITSHING. While on a ' fishing trip on the Tomock, near Daytona, Florida, Mr. James L. Wilcox, formerly of Paris, and a companion, Mr. Wm. H. Cory, made a fine catch of the finny tribe. Their catch totalled thirty-five speci mens, including black bass, red bass and trout, and, to cap the climax, a four-foot alligator. o U. S. LEADS IN HOGS. . The U. S. has produced an enor imous amount of meat in the past few years. The country owns about one seventh of all the cattle in the world, but it is in growing and fattening hogs thatNthe United State excells all other countries. About one-third of the 180,000,000 swine on the globe are right here in the States. This year JLhe United States has more hogs than, the 10 nearest competitors com bined. . 5JEHS BOURBON COUNTY MAN ADDED TO H. C. OF L. COMMISSION Governor James D. Black, Satur day added a number of new names to the High Cost of Living Commission. There are now thirty-seven members of the commission which is 'created for the purpose of investigating into the high cost and reporting to the Governor ways and means by which the cost may be reduced. The new members of the Commis sion appointed are, P, H. Callahan, M. R. Kendrick, J. W. Slagie, Henry Farrar, Judge Samuel J. Boldrick, W. H. Kaye, and Alfred Brandies, of Louisville; John C. Hutcfc?rson Glasgow; F. A. Heath, Pineville; Judge W. L. Watson, Ashland; Albert S. Thompson, Paris; Judge W. Lee Evans, Winchester; Frank K. Mose ler, Owensboro; S. L. VanMeter, Lex ington; Mrs. Thomas Shelby, Lexing ton; Clay G. Lemon, Mayfield; Dr. J. C. Mosely, Henderson; R. G. Wil liams, Covington; H. C. Rice, Rioh mond; Cecil Williams, Somerset; Ed. D. Shinnick, Shelbyville, and E. C. Walton Stanford. Clothed with probably the broadest powers ever given a single body of men in the State of Kentucky, the Governor's special commission will begin sittings in Louisville, Thurs day, in its fight on living costs. How broad these powers are can not be definitely foretold. ' In fact it is probable that the constant advice of the Attorney General must be had by the committee as its sittings pro gress that it may be sure of ground it takes. the The sessions, which will be held in the Seelbach Hotel, will take on the semblance of a grand, jury meeting. Housewives, householders, even chil dren who have a grievance can sug gest a remedy, or who can give in formation leading to detection of profiteering, are invited to appear be fore it. Retailers, wholesalers and manu facturers also will be called if the evidence warrants and be confronted with the facts gleaned by the body. Steps to be taken then will be con sidered after legal opinion. The meet ing will open at 10:30 o'clock at the hotel and will continue until the body's work is completed. PARIS EDUCATOR HONORED. BY ELECTION TO PRESIDENCY Prof. Lee Kirkpatrick, Superin tendent of the Paris Schools, who has been attending the Summer School at Columbia University, was elected President of the Southern Club, com posed of Southern students and edu cators attending Columbia Univer sity, Prof. Kirkpatrick sends THE NEWS the following clipping from the Columbia Spectator, the official college publication: "Election of officers and plans for the perpetuation of their organiza tion, made last Monday, marked the completion of the activities of the Southern Club for the 1919 summer session. At the final meeting of the Executive Committee, which rules the destinies of the Southerners, it was decided to enlarge the program of activities next session, so success ful have been the .club's activities in the past. It was also decided that a mild form of propoganda might be carried on between the sessions in order to secure a much greater rep resentation of Southerners at Colum bia next year. "Mr. Lee Kirkpatrick, of Paris, Kentucky, received the solied vote of the delegates for President in recog nition of his valuable services to the organization. Considerable discussion centered about the offices of vice president and secretary. Mr. Frank E. Cooper, of Atlanta, President of the Georgia Club, received the nomi nation .for vice-president, but under pressure, withdrew, and was elected secretary, as it was believed he could serve the club to a greater extent in that capacity. Mr. A. C. Blackwell, of Birmingham, Alabama, President of his own State- club, became the new Vice-President. The faculty is represented in the person of Dr. W. IL Kilpatrick, who was elected treas urer." AQUATIC CONTEST AT Y. M. C. A. The Paris boys who recently won ribbons for aquatic feats performed at Camp Daniel Boone, the State Y. M. C. A. Camp on the Kentucky river, will compete for prizes at the Bourbon County Y. M. C. A. to-night (Tuesday) at eight o'clock. The boys have been in active daily training for. the event and will be in tb best condition to do fancy diving and swimming stunts. No admission wUl be charged. The following boys will take part in the contest: fohn Dundon, Leslie O'Neill, Cletis Chipley, Willard Tucker, J. Miller Dundon, Howard Rummans, Albert Wright, Nobert Friedman, Robert Meglone, Yutaki Minakuchi, Thos. Spicer, George Dundon, Clarence Baldwin, Charles Cahal, William Lytle, Eugene Strother andvRichard,Tuclcer. ' SYNOPSIS OF PRESIDENTS MES SAGE ON FOOD PROFITEERING. President Wilson laid several spe cific proposals before Congress, Frid day, for checking the high cost of living, but at the same time declared permanent results could not be ex pected until a peace time basis was fully restored by ratification of the peace treaty. High prices, the President told Con gress, were not justified by shortage of supply, either present or prospective, but were created in many cases "artificially and deliber ately" by "vicious practices." Re tailers, he said, were responsible in large part for extortionate prices. Strikes, the President warned the labor world, would only make mat ters worse, and those who sought to employ threats or coercion, were only "preparing their own destruction." Leaders of organized labor, the Pres ident said, he was sure would pres ently yield to second sober' thought. "Illegal" and "criminal" were the words the President used in charac terizing the methods by which some present-day prices have been brought about. Present laws, he said, would be en ergetically employed to the limit to force out food hoarders, and meet the situation so far as possible, but to suppliment the existing statutes he specifically urged the following: Licensing of all corporations en gaged in interstate commerce, with ; specific regulations designed to se cure competitive selling and prevent "unconscionable profits" is the meth od of marketing. Extension of the food control act to peace times and the application of its provisions against hoarding, of fuel, clothing and other necessities of life as well as food. A penalty in the food control act for profiteering. A law regulating sold - storage, limiting the time during which goods may be held; prescribing a method of disposing of them if held beyond the permitted period and requiring that when released goods bear the date of storage. Laws requiring that goods .released from storage for interstate commerce bear the selling prices at which they went, into storage and requiririgthat all goods destined for interstate com merce bear the price at which they left the hands of the producer. Enactment of the pending bill for the control of security issues. Additional appropriations for gov ernment agencies which can supply the public with full information as to prices at which retailers buy. Early ratification of the peace treaty so that the "free processes of supply and demand" can operate. Immediate" steps by executive agencies of the government promised by the President included: The limiting and controlling of wheat shipments and credits to facil itate the purchase of wheat in such a way as not to raise, but rather to lower, the price of flour at home. Sale of surplus stock of food and clothing in the hands of the govern ment. The forced withdrawal from stor age and sale of surplus stocks in pri vate hands. General recommendations included: Increased production. Careful buying by housewives. Fair dealing with the people on (Continued on Page 2.) o PRIMARY RETURNS TO BE CAN VASSED AUGUST 16. The State Election Commission will meet in Frankfort, August 16, to canvass the returns of the State pri mary, and to issue certificates of nomination to the successful candi dates. Secretary of State Lewis is anxious for the County Clerks to have all the returns on file in his office by August 12, as it is necessary for him to make tabulated lists for the use of the State Election Commission. Two new members will serve on this com mission. They are former Senator W. W. Bolles, of Taylorsville, Demo crat, and William Helburn, of, Louis ville, Republican. . o NOTICE THIS ADVANCE IN SOFT DRINKS PRICES. On account of the high cost of ice and other soda fountain supplies we are compelled to advance the price of drinks, and effective Monday, Aug. 11, the charges on ' the following drinks wjll be: Lemonade 17 cents Limeade 25 cents Banana Splits 25 cents Sundaes . . . - 15 cents , Plain Cream 15 cents (Signed) FRANK BURTON, HARRIS & DALE, C. B. MITCHELL, M. C. KELLEK. -; -o HAIL INSURANCE. Hail insurant on tobacco. Thomas, Woodford Bryan. june24-tf) r " . .;; BENJAMIN SCOTT KILLED BY AUTO IN WINCHESTER. Benjamin Scott, aged about 65, was killed almost instantly Friday afternoon at 2 o'clock, in Winchester, when he was struck by an automo bile driven by Colonel I. W. Vermil lion, of Clark county. ihe car, a new Oakland, was com ing toward him on Court street andetly that Vou have not preceived the had just crossed the street car tracks when the accident occurred. Wit nesses say Mr. Scott was attempting to dodge the machine, while Mr. Vermillion was making every effort to avoid striking him. Each appear ed to be dodging the other. The ac cident occurred just in front of the Clark County Bank. After the accident the victim was taken into the Gillman Drug Store, but life was extinct before medical aid could arrive. Dr. Guerrant attended Mrs. Ver million, who sustained a number of cuts about the face from the broken windshield, and was rendered ill from the nervous shock. The body of Mr. Scott was taken to the undertaking establishment of H. H. Hall and prepared for burial. His neck was broken and he sustain ed a cut on the head. Mr. Scott is survived by his widow, who was Miss Ormie Borckman, of Missouri, and one sister, Mrs. George C. Thompson, of Paris. He was an uncle of Prof. J. M. Scott, of Paris, The funeral took place at the grave in the Winchester Cemetery, Satur day afternoon at four o'clock, with services conducted by Elder J. H. Mc Neill. The pall-bearers were: Ac tive George G. Prewitt, R. D. Gor don, Bush Haggard, Allen Ecton, Jas. Quisenberry, Wm. Rash; Honorary W. H. Garner, I. M. Stevenson, Thos. Proctor, N. H. Witherspoon, left Stewart, J. L. Brown. AT THE PARIS GRAND AND THE ALAMO THEATRE. To-day, Tuesday, August 12 Viv ian Martin, in "The Home Town Girl;" William Duncan, in the last episode of "The Man of Might;" An tonio Moreno and Carol Holloway, in "perils of Thunder Mountian;" Har old Lloyd Comedy, "Back To The Woods." rcro-mori'ow, Wednesday August 13 Cecil B. DeMille's production, "For Better, For Worse;" Vitagraph Com edy, "His Home, Sweet Home;" Par amount Pictograph. Thursday, August 14 Ladies' Day Two ladies admitted for one paid ticket, plus war tax Alice Brady, in "His Birthday Night;" Vod-a-Vil Movies. SATISFACTION IN CLOTHES Can Only Be Had When You Buy Your Clothing From a Dependable Store. y&T fill HIBIlll Wm- HJtV'M nfiflmWIfmimJmmmmm wmmwmii j. hXfljnmm.vmco9TTht nill'iJfflIZJJwjf "wVkF M ITCHELL & BLAKEMORE Stetson Hats 1 TTF.OT THTT. TZAtWrro-v vrmr cvm-r-r 1 -. .. w flvivxn OJ.UVU. OJ.lJLf.Li ' ON THE BOQM. Don't allow yourself to be deceived into thinking that .because of the calm,that has settled over the face of Nature that the project for building a new ice factory in Paris has gone by the board. The promoters are very muoa alive, but are working so qui result of tneir efforts. But they are there just the same, and the applica tions for stock are still rolling in. Mr. John Merringer, one of the prime movers in the affair, stated to THE NEWS man yesterday that tele phone inquiries as to the amount of stock one person would take were comingrin almost daily and that all indications pointed to a decidedly healthy interest in the project. In fact the subscriptions have reached a point where the promotors have begun considering the question of a site for the factory, and other de tails are being considered having an improtant bearing on the matter. Whether the old plant passes into new hands or not will have no effect on the determination of the promo ters to have competition here. It is their aim to get everyone in the city and .county interested to the extent of several hundred dollars' worth of stock each, and to that end they are devoting all their efforts. The local ice situation shows a lit tle better yesterday, as the cool spell has had the effect of causing a drop in the price from ?1.00 per hun dred to 85 cents per hundred. The wagons have been making their daily rounds with more regularity and with more ice, too, so that, on the whole, there has been a decided im provement in the supply. REAL ESTATE TRANSACTIONS The Paris Realty Co. sold Friday for Miss Clara Bacon a residence on Houston Avenue, to James L. Day for $2,550. Mr.Day expects to move to the property shortly, although-he was offered a nice profit on his invest ment. Through the real' estate firm of Harris & Speakes, Mr," George Rod erick, of near Paris, purchased at public auction last week, the Gorey property on Vine street, paying $1, 290. The property was sold to settle the Gorey estate. Mr. Broderick and family will move to Paris and occupy the home. :mi rfcNb, . Ntttltton Shoes Dr. Reed's Cushion Sol Shoes IN THE SERVICE OF THEIE COUNTRY. Mr. James Doty, of Paris, receive a message Sunday from his on, Mr. Elmer Doty, advising of his safe &r rival at Quantico, Virginia, from , overseas. Young Doty has been in France on special duty with the U. S.J Marine Corps in the American Expe ditionary Forces. He expects to be mustered out of the service this week and return to his old home. Mrs. C. M. Best, of the Millers burg Military Institute, was notifle Monday by an official message front the War Department that Richar Freas, a former student of the M. M. I., was in a base hospital at Brest, France, recuperating. Young Freas was officially reported as having been wounded in action. He is a brother of Capt. Freas, who was a member of the M M. I. faculty for seven years. He is a fine young man and has many friends here who will be glad to know he is recovering. There was a happy reunion last week at the home of Mr. Clark Fitz patrick, near Paris, when her three brothers, all of whom had been in, different branches of the service, came for a visit. George Patrick, who enlisted in the infantry ser vice, received an honorable discharge at Camp Zachary Taylor. Jere Pat rick, who had been a "gob" on board one of Uncle Sam's big sea fighters and Henry Patrick, who had been, in the Hospital Corps, completed the triangle in the reunion of the brothers and sisters. NICHOLS BUYS VIVA AMERICA, Mr. S. Kenney Nichols, of Paris, closed a deal Saturday with Mr. C. T. Worthington, of Danrille, hy which he became owner of the good' thoroughbred racer, Viva America. Mr. Nichols paid $10,000 for the racer. Viva America will in the fu ture be trained byJackBaker. THRIFT CAMPAIGN DAYS. Governor Black has issued a proc lamation in which he designates' each Saturday in August as a Thrift Campaign Day. He urges every citi zen of the State to aid and assist the Government in its Thrift and War Savings Stamp Campaign. The suits we sell are tailored and made by the best tailors. Style, Workmanship and Quality are to be found in Stein-Bloch and Michael Sterns Clothes, whether for the young man or the middle aged man. We can show you a vast as sortment of colors and styles, and if you want service and sat isfaction let your clothing come from our store. Summer Coats and Trousers in Wool Crashes, Mohairs, Palm Beach and Kool Kloth II $18 to $40 Manhattan Shirts fc ' ;i "A. ft.