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A "" "k ,.".. y - - -rf-t. - .. TTV -'S - '-. r '.Muj-I J 1'. J vn r Sietfc , f J. -i ' i' V " . r i v -JvS1?. JC : & -.il.J -tl j iMi At Vfc. $TiSr3VldH 4ba! a." ' MfT flii- I i 1"-' V -- SliWV- . v t . ye$ni iBVr-f-g! 5t - V - $q . -Tj jgr?3fr h? ?.liTtf - - -w - lij- v- T i Tv ! jtt." r "-v .- v" fe,T?4i ; .- ii-'i ---r'jW3.- - :?'--?: -. - -i C -5" '. THE BOURBON NEWS -th: v -; - K jjit-- - V lr-i " " PUBLISHED EVERY TUESDAY AND FRIDAY IN THE YEAR. Ui- .t-i VOLUME XXXVIII PARIS, BOURBON COUNTY, KENTUCKY, TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 4 1919 m 3dSJt2isS5SJK Fk' . a ?Bttt air8?. Sit THE STATE ELECTION To-day, Tuesday, November 4, the voters of Kentucky will determine at the polls whether the Democratic party shall be continued in power or the State government 'turned over to the control of the Republicans. It js a momentous decision, which no man should make without careful consideration of the issues involved, the qualifications of the opposing candidates, and the influences be hind them. Ordinarily, national issues may be disiegarded in the selection of State officers, and should be if the local issues are of paramount importance, hut such is not the case in this elec tion. The Republican platform promises no reforms which the Dem ocrats have not already undertaken, or are pledged to enact. The sole question presented, therefore, is which of the two parties can be safely trusted to redeem its promises the Democrats or the Republicans. To determine this question, reflect for a moment on the constituent ele ments of the two parties. The Dem ocratic party admittedly contains the large majority of the intelligent cit izens of the State, who own the bulk of the property, and consequently pay the preponderant proportion of the taxes. It is equally true that there are many good men and true and substantial taxpayers in the ranks of the Republican party, but they are in a hopeless minority, and their party's chances of success at the polls would be negligible if the negroes and the illiterate mountain whites were eliminated from the equation. Considered from either point of view. State or National, the argu ment for the election of the Demo cratic State ticket is unanswerable, and unless we badly miss our guess the voters will so decide it to-day. Go to the polls early this morning and by your vote help to keep the reins of the State government in the hands of Gov. James D. Black and his able assistants. GrODD PBICES REALIZED AT THE t THOMPSON SALE. Good prices ruled, at the public sale of stock, crop, farming imple ments etc., of I. D. Thompson, con ducted Friday morning by Auo tioneer George D. Speakes. There was a good attendance, and the bid ding on nearly everything offered was spirited. Cows sold tor $90to $162.50; sheep, $22 to $26; sows, $25 to $40; sows with, pigs, $35 to $40: fat hogs, $35 to $40; shoats, 9.50 each; one mule, $165, one pair mules, $475; two-year-old horse, $125; yearling Percheron horse, $100; corn sold for $5.75 per "barrel, to be taken without grading us to soundness; straw, $6 to $9.50 a ton. The farming implements brought good prices. & FRANK & CO. LADIES' OUTFITTERS SPECIAL SALE OF WAISTS $1.10 r "-$ FRANK LADIES' OUTFITTERS Automobile Delivery - Y. M. C. AGAMPAEGN STARTS WITH $7,050. The initial movement in the $10, 000 drive for the local Y. M. C. A., was carried forward successfully at the meeting held in the Grand Opera House, in this city, Sunday after noon, when the sum of $7,050 was raised for the fund." The building, as at previous meetings, was crowded from wall to wall, and standing room only was available to late-comers. Mr. John T. Collins, who has at tained par excellence as a master of ceremonies, presided at the meeting, and kept matters going along. The business meeting was preceded by a concert by the famous Boys' and Girls' Band, of Maysville, an organi zation composed of thirty-five young men and two pretty young missesr under the direction of Bandmaster Purdon. The band made an excel lent impression, their program stamping them as masters of their instruments. Every number was liberally applauded, to which the band responded with encores. Con sidering the time the organization has been in existence, and the tender age of some of the musicians, the band is a wonder, and would do credit to a much more pretentious place or leadership. The work of the band was supplemented by vocal solos beautifully rendered by Capt, Robt. Harbeson, whose superb tenor voice has often been heard here. Rev. Robert Nooe, pastor of the Frankfort Christian church, who had been in the Y. M. C. A. service overseas, addressed the audience, giving a stirring and interesting story of his experiences in the work in the war zone. Rev. Nooe is an inspiring and magnetic speaker, and held the undivided attention of his audience to the end. Whetf the call came for subscrip tion for the fund, the response was ready and liberal, pledges coming in amounts ranging from $500 down to small sunms of $2 and $1. The contributions totalled $7,050.50. The committee made the announce ment that the work would proceed until the entire amount had been secured. Several hundred names were enruneu. uu cue nat ui yicugea taken at the meeting Sunday, and additional names will be added from day to day. Solicitors for the campaign fund were busy among the farmers on the streets yesterday, and succeeded in adding the sum of $800 to the above, bringing the total to $7,850. They found the farmer ready and willing to contribute to the fund, and many who contributed stated that they would make it a point to see their neighbors .and stir them up. o PREPARE WHILE YOU CAN ; COLD WEATHER COMING. Our car-load of stoves and heaters have arrived. Buy now. Have them put up while you can. (28-tf) A. F. WHEELER & CO. 5. & CO. "-?i '?&&: NOVEMBER FLOODS SWEEP BOURBON COUNTY STBEAMS . Following a week of rains, during whicli time the precipitation of moisture was far above the normal supply, the streams of Bourbon county, both large and small, 'took an added burden of water on them selves, with the result that the No vember "rise," 'totally unexpected, caused considerable damage- through out the county. l StoiTer and houston creeks and their tributaries were greatly swollen as a result of the continued rains and people living in the low lands were forced to remove their household goods to higher ground. Especially was this the cause in 'the colored suburbs of Ruckerville. Building material, fencing, logs, driftwood of all kinds, swept down the muddy current of Stoner for two days. The climax was reached when a live hog, crated for ship ment, was rescued from the tuijbid waters of Houston creek, little worse for the experience. The water passed the level of the new dam at the Paris Milling Co.'s plant on Sat urday and continued to rise until the reaction of the cold spell on Sun day set it on the back track. A farmer who attempted to cross the north fork of Brush creek, near Little Rock, was compelled to aban don his machine. The rise of the waters was so rapid that when lie left the scene only' a few inches "of the tow was showing. Townsend creek was so high that the rural mail carrier serving that section of the county could not cross and had to turn back. On Saturday two of the city mail carriers had to turn hack on account of the high waters in their territory. Back water from Houston creek Saturday afternoon reached Houston avenue and reached the first floors of residences. Water invaded the first floor of the Paris Milling Co.'s plant, the flour stock having to be moved to higher quar ters to prevent its being water soak ed. Sandy Bottom and other lowland parts of the city suffered from the invasion of waters. The Bourbon County Health & Welfare League through its Visiting Nurse, Mrs. Harriet Minaker, promptly investi gated all cases of distress and gave relief to the unfortunate. The interurban service between Paris and outside points was not as badly interfered with as it might have been under the circumstances, the cars running fairly close to schedule time. T-he greatest trouble was experienced near Paris, due to the water overflowing from Hous ton creek, covering the road. ' An uncompleted section of the big dam on the Xalapa Farm of Edward Simms, near Paris, was washed away, together with the boxing and a large amount of other lumber that had been used in the construction of the dam. The rainy spell has been the heav iest for many years, causing some damage. Tobacco all over the coun ty has been injured, as well as corn in the shock. Several of the county pikes -were rendered almost impas sahle. o- RED CROSS ROLL CALL CAM PAIGN PROGRESSING. Committees of- ladies representing the Bourbon County Red Cross Chap ter began the work yesterday of can vassing the city in the interest of the Third Red Cross Roll Call for membership in the county organiza tion. The only requisite for mem bership is "a dollar and a heart." Honor Roll sheets are being dis tributed to all the business houses in the city. Valuable assistance is be ing rendered in this respect and in the distribution of advertising mat ter by the members of the Girl Scouts organization. The negro pre cincts in the city will be taken care of by members of the American Le gion. Reports of the work will be given in by Thursday night. The campaign through the county for membership will be conducted by committees under the direction of Mrs. Hiram Roseberry, to-morrow, Wednesday, November 5. Be ready with your dollar when when the solicitors come aiound. If you haven't a heart, have the dol lar ready anyhow, and turn it over to the Red Cross with a right good will in a light good cause. . o SUES FOR COMPENSATION REAL ESTATE DEAL ON Charles P. Mann, representing the Paris Realty Co., has filed suit in the office of Circuit Clerk Wm. H. Webb against B. M. Renick, president "of the Paris Milling Co., asking for a judgment for $260 as compensation for selling the residence of Mr. Ren ick, on Duncan avenue, to Hiram Redmon, for $14,000. The petition alleges that after Mr. Mann, representing the Paris Realty Co., had made the sale, Mr. Renick refused to sign the agreement, and that the deal in consequence, of such action, fell through. INTERURBAN CAR STRIKES AND DAMAGES TRUCK. While backing out into the street at the corner of Main and Sixteenth yesterday morning a large motor truck belonging to E. F. Spears. & Sons, driven by Charles Day, was was struck by the 9:45 interurban ca from Lexington. The rear end of the big truck was smashed. Day escaped -injury. He claims he did not hear the car.coming and was un aware ofatsf being so close to him until the truckand car metan- wi A FINAL APPEAL TO BOURBON DEMOCRATS Although this issue of THE -NEWS appears on the day of the State elec tion, we want to make a final ap peal to all Democrats of the county, as well as all Independents and pa triotic Republicans to let nothing prevent them from going to the polls and casting their vote for the entire Democratic ticket.' We urge this, not alone because we are a Democrat, but because we honestly believe there is more to hope for from the Democratic ticket, in the way of eftlcient State govern ment, than from the Republican ticket. In the first place, the peo ple chose the Democratic ticket, While a few Republican leaders choose their ticket. Gov. Black heads one ticket, Mr. Morrow the other. We have nothing unkind to say about Mr. Morrow. We know him as a pleasant gentleman and a fin ished speaker of unusual force, but no one will seriously contend that he is the equal of Gov. Black in business or executive capacity. He has had no experience in either, while Gov. Black has been a success in both. Then, too, the State Senate will undoubtedly be Democratic, in fact, there are enough hold-over Democratic members and nominees without opposition to insure this, and how could the people expect real service with a Republican Gov ernor, and a Democratic Senate and House? Governor Black is a clean, Chris tian gentleman of high ideals and purposes, and will make Kentucky a conscientious, dependable conserva tive and capable Chief Executive. We therefore hope and confidently believe he will be returned the win ner by a splendid majority. Stamp your ballot under -the rooster to day, "that's the way!" - z --o-i . .. CHILDREN'S HOME ' CANVASS PROGRESSING THIS WEEK Is a homeless Kentucky boy or girL worth, the price of a smoke? And if it is, are you willing to back up your conviction to the. ex tent of a dime the price of a cigar? These questions are asked of every person in the State by the Kentucky Children's Home Society, in an en deavor to raise $300,000 in a fifty day campaign, for the purpose of building a village of cottages on a farm, ten miles from Louisville, near St. Mathews. As a. reminder of what the desti .tpjBhildren, who- had been reared by the Society, have done to pay their debt to the State, the children now in the care of the Society, proudly point to their service flag that contains 130 stars, representing the number of elder boys who shouldered the gun against the Hun. Five of the number gave their lives for the cause; ten won commissions, and one of the young ladies went to France as a Red Cross nurse. The Society does not deal with the defective children of the State, but only with those who are normal, mentally and physical, and shapes them during the formative period' of life into good and useful citizens. During more than twenty years of its history the Kentucky Children's Home Society received from the va rious counties of the State on orders from county judges about 3,000 children, several hundred of whom are now grown men and women in various avocations of life and an honor to the State and institution. o NOTED HYPNOTIST TO APPEAR HERE WEDNESDAY Galvani, the noted hypnotist, who is probably known to as many, if not more theatre goers than any per former now before the public, has been engaged to fill an engagement in the Grand Opera House for three niglits, commencing Wednesday evening, November 5. On Tuesday night he will place a man in dream land in the display window at E. M. Wheeler's store to sleep until awakened Wednesday evening on the stage. It will be remembered that Gal vani is the man who gained much notoriety in this section when he hypnotized Wm. M. Damron, who was at that time Governor of West Virginia. Galvani has been before the pub lic for 23 years, and is considered a wonder. He has directed that ladies be admitted absolutely free Wednes day evening. o VOTE EARLY TO-DAY. "Vote early" is the slogan of the city precinct officers in the election to-day, as well as workers in the bond issue campaign.. With four separate ballots to handle a great deal of extra labor will be forced on officers of election. In order that every ballot may be counted voters are asked to go to the polls early and await their turns, giving the clerks a steady flow of Tsork during the day. Expediting the work of handling the election to-day will be a patri otic duty. o JTNED FOR HUNTING RABBITS OUT OF SEA5UJN. In the County Court, yesterday, County Judge George Batterton, assessed fines of $23.50 each against Ora Owens and Albert Cameron, of the Ruddles Mills vicinity on charges of violating the game laws". The men entered pleas of cruiltv to hunting rabbits out of sea son: The arrests were made by;l County. Game - .Warden - Douglas- QUESTIONS PUT UP TO ED. MOR ROW SATURDAY NO ANSWER. Does Mr. Morrow approve the vic ious and incendiary denunciation of! the President of the United States and the processes of the law? Is Mr. Morrow fnr or arainst ti Federal government in its course with relation to the coal strike? Does Mr. Morrow believe the coal strike either lawful or justifiable? Will he knowingly accept the sup port sought for him in a circular sent out Friday by the Republican Campaign Committee, and thus ac knowledge his subserviency to a spirit of lawlessness and intoler ance? Mr. Morrow is as dumb as an oys ter respecting the great national and international issue, the ratification of the peace treaty. But he accepts the support of those who stand ready to hail his election as a repudiation of the treaty by the people of Ken tucky. He stands branded as a moral coward, as a time-serving, vote-seeking political trimmer, by his attitude on this issue. His supporters in Bell county precipitated a new and much graver issue because it more directly con cerns the business and the hearth stone of a large proportion of the people of Kentucky. Will Mr. Morrow permit himself to be branded as a second time as a moral coward? Will he stand dumb in the face of Uie vociferous incendiarism of Bell county supporters? o GAS AND ELECTRIC CO. SUED FOR DAMAGES. Suit for $30,000 damages for the death of his son, John Webb, has been filed in the office of Circuit Clerk Wm. H. Wehb, by James Webb, administrator, through his at torneys, Talbott & Whitley, of Paris. The case will probably be heard at the November term of the Bourbon Circuit Court. In the petition filed by the attor neys in the case it is alleged that in September 25, 1919, young Wehb, while in the employ of the Cumber land Telephone Co., aV , ijnfi?, was, with the knowledge if oojt sent of the Paris Gas & TGkctric Co., allowed to climb a pole belonging to the Electric Co. to adjust some High voltage wires, which were rubbing against the telephone company's wires. - While so- engaged, itis aHeg ed he came in contact with a part of the high voltage wires which were not properly insulated, and re ceived a current of electricty through his body which caused death. The plaintiff claims it was through the gross negligence and carelessness of the Electric Co. and its agents and employes that his son was killed. Webb is survived by his widow and one child. WE KNOW HOW s We Honestly Believe that We are Ren dering a Service to the Men of Paris in Recommending and Selling STMIN-BLOCH SMART CLOTHES True economy does not consist of buying arti--cles because they are low priced. Frequently the purchase of a low priced suit may prove to be the greatest extravagance. The measure ot economy is to be found in the measure of value. There are are no clothes made where the meas ure of value is greater than in STEIN-BLOCH SMART CLOTHES where you will find such a complete and satisfying combination of tailoring, style, high quality of material, and all otherjjfactors that enter into genuine worth. We know, from our long experience in the clothing business, that we could offer you no better clothes at at any price. No better are made. And it is a great source of satisfaction to us to be able to " offer such clothes at prices you would ordinarily ex pect to pay for clothes of inferior quality. Prices $25.00 to $60.00 MITCHELL & Stttson Hats Manhattan Shirts Dr. . -.. ANNUAL MEETING OF XEMIXAX STATE ASSEMBLY. The annual meeting of tie Sfcai tt Assembly of the Rebekah. Decree, L - ' O. O. F., for the State of Kemtuetanw " ' will be held this week at the Pkoemix? Hotel, in Lexington, beginninr-tW- r ! (Tuesday) evening at 8 p. -ltt. wiUt r j an open session at which MiM.Mit 4 - 1 j ue .IJallon' 0 me Lexington ixoe. cnairman oi ine uommuiee on. mm.- - tertainment, will preside. .. Abowt 200 or 250 delegates the expected Music for this open, session will W furnished by the Girls' OrekeetrSr from the Odd Fellows' Home, and "ky local soloists. A drill, also, will b given by sixteen girls from the Home. Wednesday and Thursday, at 9 a. m., the business sessions will be call ed to order by the president, Mrs Iolene Hawkins, of Flemingsburg: At 2:30 p. m. Wednesday, the dele gates to the assembly will visit the Odd Fellows Home, inspect the plaat ' and enjoye a nentertainment given; by the children. Wednesday even- ing, 8 p. m. the floor work of tk degree will be put on by a visitimy team. Thursday evening, 8 p ii the memorial service will he heleV and the newly elected officers will he installed. , The Rebekah Lodge is the sister hood of the Independent Order oT Odd Fellows; one of its chief inter ests, besides the general moral aC fraternal priciples of the order. 3m the maintenance of the Home for Aged Odd Fellows and Rebekahsv at Eminence. It aids in the support of" the Widows' and Orphons' Home, also. Paris lodge is represented by Mm, Ida W. Snyder, delegate, and M Ollie Chambers, alternate. At tfc next meeting of the lodge, on Thurs day night, November 13,. when a so cial session and luncheon will- s given, these ladies will make a re port of the proceedings of the State Chapter. o AT THE PARIS GRAND AND THsT ALAMO THEATRE - To-day, Tuesday, November 4 At the Alamo, afternoon and night m ladys Brockwell, in "Tne sneaicr ntonio Moreno and Carol Hpuoway, in "Perils of Thunder Moumtai;" Harold Lloyd Comedy, "Heap Biff Chief." Paris Grand afternoon an night "Shepherd of The Hills," ist ten big reels. I.- -TXT--J J T ?- "I o-morrow, weaueisua.y, .nuveuw 5 Alamo, afternoon and night Virginia Pearson, in "The Bishop'a Emeralds;" Larry Seamon Comedy "Dull Care;" Bray Pictograph. Pari Grand, night Galvani, Hypnotist. Thursday, November 6 Alamo, afternoon and night Bert Lytell, in "Lombardi, Ltd," seven reels, Paris Grand,, night Galvani, Hyp notist. 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