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PUBLISHED EVERY TUESDAY AND FRIDAY IN THE YEAR.
VOLUME XL
PARIS, BOURBON COUNTY, KENTUCKY, TUESDAY, APRIL 13, 1920
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NEWS
CANDIDATES FOR STATE SENA
TOR LOOMING UP.
A number of Bourbon county
Democrats have issued a call on
John T. Collins, of the North Mid
dletown precinct, and at present
resident of Paris, to become a can
didate for State Senator to repre
sent the district composed of Bour
bon, Clark and Montgomery. This
honor is at present held by George
Hon, of Winchester, who served in
ihe recent session of the Legislature
at Frankfort.
It has become the custom in late
years to alternate the honor of rep
lesenting this Senatorial District,
which will bring it this time to
Bourbon county. Montgomery coun
ty furnished an incumbent of the
office in the person of Hon. Will
Clay, of Mt. Sterling.
The call on Mr. Collins is but
ihe forerunner of others to follow,
as several prominent Democrats who
have served their party well and
faithfully will probably come into
the limelight. It's a little too soon
to make a choice, and there's plenty
of time in w.hich to enter the
starter1;.
DKAMATIC CRITIC PRAISES
PARIS GIRL'S PERFORMANCE
Enoch Grehan, the capable and
competent dramatic critic of the
Lexington Herald, in his review of
the play, "The Climbers," presented
at the Lexington Opera f House,
Thursday night, by The Stroller's;
dramatic organization of the Uni
versity of Kentucky, pays the fol -lowing
complment to a Paris girl.
Miss Louise Connell. Miss Conneli,
daughter of Mr. and Mrs. John J.
Connell, of Paris, who took the part
of "Clara Hunter," in the cast.
"Miss Carlisle Chenault, Mays
ville, and Miss Louise Connell, of
Paris, who appeared as Mrs. Hun
ter's daughters, were among, the
most talented "members of the cast.
Miss Chenault, winsome and lovely,
oisplayed a gift . for dramatic ex
pression, as Jessica Hunter, in ?.
most appealing manner. Miss Con
nell as Clara Hunter, was for-the
evening all that her part demanded.
Her sweet voice and charm as the
selfibh, spoiled and petulent darling
of an erstwhile wealthy household
made her part of the play distinct
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D. P. CAUSES EIRE
The fire department was called
about 520 Friday afternoon, by an
alarm from Box 15 to the home of
Patrolman Lusk on Stoner avenue.
Sparks from a detective nue, starteu i
a small Diaze, wmen was quicKiy i
extinguished by tle prompt work of
the firemen. Property loss small.
Fire, Wind
Insurance.
and Lightning
Thomas, Woodford & Bryan
FRANK&CO.
LADIES' OUTFITTERS
SPRING
SHOWING
" Polo Coats
- . , Suits
Silk and Jersey Dresses .
Chintz and Gingham WashDresses
Misses' and Children's Jack Tar
Togs
Silk, Georgette and Crepe de Chene
Waists .
Hand Made Voile" and Batiste
Waists!
Plain and Fancy Skirts
FRANK
LADIES OUTFITTERS,
INTERCHURCH CONFERENCE AT
PARIS, APRIL 22-23.
Some of the leading ministers of
Kentucky will be heard at the dis
trict conference to be held in the
Christian church, at Paris, April
22-23, under the auspices of the In
terchurch World Movement. Pat
terned after the State Pastors' Con
ferences held throughout the coun
try during the past month, this
meeting is called for the purpose of
showing the great needs of the
church to-day as revealed by the'
Interchurch surveys -now being con
ducted. The conference will begin at
7:30 o'clock at night and the clos
ing session will be held the follow
ing afternoon. Illustrated lectures
showing the results of foreign, State
and home surveys will be given.
Special attention wilt be paid to the
organization o'f church work in this
county. Other addresses will deal
with "Evangelism," "Co-operation,"
"Significance of Interchurch World
Movement," and "Denominational
Work." A question box will be
conducted and devotional and inter
cessory periods held.
In order to facilitate the work of
the Conference in this city, the fol
lowing committees' have been se
lected: Executive 'Committee Revs. W.
E. Ellis, C. H. Greer, T. S. Smylie
and Walter S. Cain.
lUility Committee E T. Hinton,
Owen L. Davis, E. M. Wheeler and
Harry Kerslake.
Attendance and Deputation Com
mittee Robt. Meteer, C. P.' Cook,
Harry B. Pithian, Henry A. Power,
Dr. C. C. Fisher, Revs. Frank M.
Tinder and Ward Russell.
Publicity Committee Dennis V.
Snapp, Robert Rose and Garrett
Jefferson.
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ATTENTION, BUILDERS!
If you don't do it now you
may regret it.
Carpenters are scarce and the
lumber supply is far below the
demand.
Call phone 122.
BOURBON LUMBER CO.
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PICTURE PROGRAM AT GRAND
AND THE ALAMO
To-day, Tuesday, April 13. Wil
liam Russel in a special production.
Uin at i.u1ta .Tahnfi.. 'The vallev
of Tomorrow; Ruth Roland; in
...Tlie Adventures of Ruth;" Prizma
Color.T)icture. "The Grand Canyon."
Tnmrjrrmv. Wednesday. April 14.
1 Irene Castle, in "The Invisible
Tinnrf-' "Tonics of The Day:" Fattie
Arbuckle, in "The Hayseed."
Thursday, April1 15 Olive Thom
as, in ''Footlights and Shadows;"
Vod-a-Vil Monies; Pathe RevJew.
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PAINT-UP, CLEAN-UP CAMPAIGN
IN FORCE.
Although the weather yesterday
began threateningly it did not deter
the initial work of the Clean-Up
campaign, which has been designat
eded for this week by official State
proclamation, supplemented by proc
lamation issued by Mayor E. B. Jan
uary. According to these proclama.-
tions the week of April 12 to 17, has
been so designated. All the citizens
of Paris, white and black, rich and
poor, old and young, are expected to
join the drive against the common
enemy, dirt and filth, and rubbish of
all kinds, so that flies, mosquitoes,
disease and death may not follow in
their wake, as is inevitable, unless
the campaign is made a thoroughly
effective one.
The idea is to make Paris a safe
and sanitary place to live "in, and if
each citizen wili do his or her part,
the success of the movement is as
sured. Each one must resolve him
self or herself into a committee ot
one and see to it that individual
premises are relieved of dirt and
rubbish. After the premises have
been thoroughly cleaned up and
made more sanitary, paint and
whitewash will go a long way to
ward disinfecting- buildings and
outhouses and making them more
attractive and neater-looking. The
city carts and wagons will attend to
hauling away the accumulated
tiash, on Wednesday aid Thursday,
provided it is placed where the driv
ers can conveniently get to it.
Otherwise they will not make a sec
ond trip for that purpose.
BOURBON MEN CONTEST FOR
PISHING CHAMPIONSHIP
For several Winters Jos. W. Davis
and Dr. M. H. Dailey, of Paris, have
been rivals on their Florida vaca
tions, in striving for the title of
championship fisherman from Bour
ton county. Many of the largest
specimens of the finny tribe have
fallen victims to their skill and the
marvelous tales they have told of
their experiences in vthe pursuit of
big fish have entertained their
friends. i
Now, it seems that the title is to
be disputed by John T. Collins and
Squire John J. Redmon, as told in
the following letter, to Mr. Davifa
from George Sehon, Superintendent
of the Kentucky Children's Home,
at Louisville:
"Hon. Joe .Davis,
"Paris, Kentucky,
"Dear Friend: l'am satisfied you
have just received a tin type picture
cf fish supposed to have been
caught by John Redmon and John
Collins. This is the most heterogen
ous camouflage I have ever seen.
For" instance, they have several
lish that never bite at a line and
you can imagine two fishermen go
ing out? and catching croakers, and
balloon fish, and several other type
not recognized by Florida fishermen.
"I have written them to-day tell
ing them the picture they sent waj
created for novices and that the
Fame picture, with the same fish has
been taken thousands of times. I
have sent them a strong letter tell
ing them to catch a few fish for
themselves and have their own fish
taken, I hope you will bless them
out.
"I feel sure th'ey will send this
picture to people all over Bourbon
county, where their characters are
known and dozens of people will be
lieve the fish are real. If you and
I had been out fishing, do you think
Ave would string the little fish and
big fish together and put the large
fish on the two bottom lines? In
other words, fishermen string figh
-he same size together. I hope you
will write them at once and roast
them, foi I do not want them to
think they can palm off such a
camouflage on us.
"I am enclosing, you my picture,
for fear you have not received one
up to date. Please do not let an
hour pass before you write them.
."Please hold the picture for me,
sacredly, as I want to use it at the
fish fry.
"Yours very sincerely,
"GEORGE SEHON,
"Superintendent."
MISS VIRGINIA SLAJDE PLEASES
Miss Virginia Sftade, the talented
Lexington reader, pleased a large
audience Friday afternoon at the
Paris High School auditorium, with
a varieds program, which was en
joyed to the fullest by her audience.
At night Miss Slade .delighted an
appreciative audience with readings
from the play, "Within The Law."
Miss Slade is the star member of
The Stagecrafters, the dramatic or
ganization of Transylvania College.
The entertainment netted the sum
of $51, which -will be devoted to the
fund being raised i or the librarv
and Victrola for the Paris High
School.
NEW AUTO OWNERS.
Rev. T. S. Smylie, the popular
pastor of the Paris Presbyterian
church, is the proud possessor of a
handsome new automobile, a gift
from the members of his congrega
ti6n as a mark of-their esteem, and
asan' appreciation of his good work
among them.
The Marshall-Feathestone Com-
i pany, of Lexington, sold last week
to Thomas 'Pjllon, of Bourbon coun
ty, a two-ton G. M. C. truck, with
1 pneumatic tires. The 'same com.-
pany also sold a two-ton truck to.
Jos. Houston, formerly of Bourbon,
county-,' new living Yn Fayette. vr
NEW HOTEL PROJECT STILL A
BOOMING,
Piomoterb for the. proposed new
fiotei for Pans are busy interview-1
"is tne people of the city and coun-
TV in raornv1 -n,,. ,.,,,
-v &.iU. iu mt: leasiDiiicy or ttu t-vi V. ,
erecting-such a structure here Thev'rr-Tlf. Blblc Scnol of the North
have met with a great deal of p Mletown Christian chun is in a
couragement, and it is generally be-
I'cveu we project will soon reach
the point where it will take on a
moie substantial form. An active
organization has been effected, com
posed of leading business men of the
city and prominent farmers of the
county, and the work of soliciting
funds and selling stock in the new
enterprise will go .forward ranidlv.
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v. muc m Luc enterprise as a dus-it
enterprise as a busi
ness proposition it may be stated
that one of 'the prime movers in thp. i
rimp Wv t
deal, James M- Caldwell, recently
stated the matter to a number oi
farmers, and in a short time had in
his pocket signed pledges, repre
senting $18,000 in stock of the pro
ject. 'Several sites ha,ve been consider
ed, among them the lot on Main
street adjoining the David Feld
notion store, and the site on Broad
way, at present occupied by three
business houses, and taking in part
of the Agricultural Bank building
on the Broadway side. It was also
stated that another site under con
sideration was the Graiman home,
i t the corner of Main and Tenth
streets. It was said yesterday that
an option had been secured on a centrally-located
site, but that the ex
act site would be determined later
by a Board of Directors to be select
ed by the stockholders.
BOARD OP EDUCATION BUYS Iff.
Iff. I. SCHOOL PROPERTY
By the terms of a deal consum
mated Friday in the office of County
Superintendent of Schools J. B. Cay
wood, The Millersburg Institute,
which has been conducted for sev
eial years by Col. and Mrs. C. M.
Best, becomes thes property of Bour
bon county, to be used for a consol
idated school for several county
schools. ' The consideration- involv
ed in the deal, was $46,000i Of
this sum $10,000 was paid in cash,
$15,000 to be paid July 1, when the
deed will be given to tlie property,
and the remainder, $21,000, to be
paid in three annual installments of
$7,000' each. The deal was made by
live members of the County Board of
Education and Col. C. M. Best.
ts The county in the deal gets, the
entire equipment of the M. M. I.
The building will be utilized as a
county High School. All pupils in
the public schools of the county who
qualify for the High School course
will be entitled to enter the High
School at Millersburg. Thore are
new eighty pupils in the Paris High
School for whom the County Board
of Education pays an annual schol
arship of $40 per pupil. ThebO
eighty pupils will be sent to the
liew school at Millersburg. A full
complement ot the best educators "to
be had will be provided for the nev
schooL The deal has the approval
of State Superintendent of Instruc
tion George Colvin, who was here
recently and after inspection of the
grounds and buildings of the M. M.
I. advised its purchase by the county
for the High School purposes.
Col. and Mrs. Best will remain in
Millersburg, having purchased a
small parcel of ground adjoining the
M. M. I. property, on which they
will erect a modern home.
The property purchased was for
merly the old Kentucky Wesleyan.
Cillege, is three stories high, and
has a large barracks and dormitory.
The 7 .grounds contain seven acres.
Col. Best has been at the head of the
M. M. I. for twenty-seven years.
BOURBON COUNTY MEDICAL SO
CIETY REORGANIZED
At a recent meeting of the physi
cians and surgeons of the city and
county, a reorganization of the old
Bourbon County Medical Society
was effected, with the election of
the following officers to serve for
the ensuing term:
President Dr. Wm. Kenney;
first vce-prepident Dr., H. C. An
derson, Sbawhan; second vice-president
Dr. G. C. Cook, North Middle
town ; pecretary-treasurer Dr. Mil
ton J Stern, Paris; censors Drs. J.
A.. Gilkey, Jas. A. Orr and Avonia
E. Kiser, Paris; Hospital appointive
committee Drs. J. A. Gilkey, W. C.
Ussery and J. M. Williams, Paris;
Hospital advisory commjUee Drs.
J. A. Wallingford, Jas. A. Orr and
J. A. Stoeckinger.
Following the business session
the Society decided "to hold the next
regular meeting, on Thuisday night.
April 15, at the offices of Drs. Wal
lingford & Gilkey, -in the- First Na
tional Bank building. The meeting
will be featured by the reading of a
paper on "Pneumonia," by Dr.
Chas. . Daugherty, which will be
discussed by Dr. J. A. Stoeckinger.
A paper on surgical operations will
be read by Dr. Jas. A Orr.
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PHYSICIANS' PEES PIXED.
The physicians of Bourbon county
have adopted the following mini
mum schedules of fees: Office, f$l. 50,
city visit, $3; night visits from
9:00 p. m. to 6:00 a. m., $5.00;
country visits, dav. $1.0.0 a mile
from court "house; night visits,'
double -that "amount; obstetrical
cases, $25.0,0. x - I
BOXJRBON CO." -MEDICAL SOCIETY
Dr.kla J. SternxSecretary.
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RELIGIOUS.
I I'lllirUDT IT . l . T1' J-4V . m
v..v,.u wim- me mine acnooi ot
the Christian church at Eminence.
The North Middletown school took
the lead on i the. first Sunday of the
contest, April 4, and has maintained
it since.
The Presbytery of Ebenezer, of
which the Paris church is a oart.
I will meet in Carlisle to-day, to-mor-
iow ana rnursaay, April I3r 14 and
the P?eesbvteri
15. The meetmes will be held in
an chureh. Amon
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f1 - vv- " oenranc inomas s. Tal-
Dott, nev. R. M. CaldwelL E. L.
wnson and I. C Hunt. Rev. T.
Smylie and several members from
the Paris Presbyterian church will
attend the meetings
Revival services will begin at
the Paris Baptist church on Sun
day, April 25. The pastor, Rev.
Arthur Fox, will be assisted by
evangelist-singer J. A. Brown, of
Dallas, Texas, one of the best-known
singers in jthe South. He has been
singing for the-past fourteen years,
assisting Rev. Fox in revival meet
ings. Rev. Fox; left yesterday for
Ppmhrnlfp -wllA-re Tio -will rrnrliio '.
ten-days' meeting. The meeting at
Pembroke will close in time to be-i
gin Ihe revival: at Paris.
-vAll the men of the Christian
church are cordially invited to be
present at tne cnurcn at 7 p. m.,J
Friday, April" 16th.
Refreshments, music and enter
tainment.. Now, don't miss, for you
will be mighty sorry. Space forbids,
printing progiam.
THE. COMMITTEE.
REAL ESTATE TRANSACTIONS
Auctioneer M. F. Kenney sold
Saturday In front of the court house
door, for Master Commissioner
Oscar T- Hinton, the property on
Walker Avenue, known a3 the Mrs..
Pearl Cram house, to L. D. Harris,
of the Harris, Speakes & Harris
real estate firm, for $3,635:. "
REPORT OP BOONE SALE"
,At-tiie, public sale of. livestock and
farming implements belonging to
Walter W. Boone, held Thursday on
the premises on the Greenwich pike,
by Auctioneer George D: Speakes,
good prices were realized: on every-
thing sold. The attendance was
g'ood, and the bidding spirited.
Cows sold for $80 to $132.50 a
head; heifers, $50 to $60 a head ;-(
chickens, $2.25 each. .
WE KNOW MOW
FOR SPRING
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O the casual observer clothes are
just clothes mostl all alike. Yet
there is an important difference be
ivTrBI
tween the general
wear clothes and
Stein-Bloch
s. Smart
Clothes
You can readily see the patternand
style in any suit. But the wearing
quality the service ability of
clothes depend largely upon the un
seen things the linings, the needle
work, ihe tailoring, These unseen
things you take on faith;
Yet not entirely on faith, bepause the
Stem-Bloeh label, which stands for
Sixty-three Years of Knowing How,
is a pledge of quality .in itself. And
jour label endorses it.
You-begin to fully appreciate Stein
Bloch Smart Clothes only after such
.service as would put ordinary clothes
into the discard. It is this inherent
quality of continued smartness
smartness as long as the woolens hold
together that makes Stein-Bloch the
choice of men who know.
MITCHELL &
ALLEGED THIEE ARRESTED?
hereisubbay;
James- Gateuood,. alias Willie-
Gateweod, nineteen,, of Lesingtoa
was arrestad in this city early SftnT'-
day morning by Chief of Police '
Link, oh information from Lexing-
ton authorities. Gatewood, it was
alleged;. was wanteds in Lexington
for the theft of a valuable Howard
gold watch from. Mrs; JfohnnM. -
Skain and on another charge of
stealings property belonging toW. '
L. Carter,- of 430 West Third street, -Lexington.
Before the arrival ? of Detectives
Maloney and Wood; of the Lexing
ton, police force, Gatewood confessed v
to'Ctiief Link that he was the man
wanted and admitted his guilt. He
is strongly suspected of being the
party who stole a coat and purse
from' the cloak room of the Presby-,
trian- church, in this city, some time
ago,, and also of holding upacolor-.
ed man and relieving him of ?20 "in. - J
cashL k
Gatewood was taken back to Lex- "
ington, Sunday morning, and placed?- "
in jail,, to await a hearing- on the
charges.
COUNCIL PROCCEDINGS -
.At the 'recent meeting of the
arLls Plty Co"ncii a decision was '
"ra.ue Ju resani to purchasing a new
nuio nre xrucic tor tne local depart- '
ment. Tne Council
recommended
the purchase of a six-cyinder auto.
fire truck from an Elmira, NrY.,
firm. The new apparatus has eighty-horse
power capacity to pump
750 gallons. of water per minute.
It is guaranteed to throw a two-inch,
stream of water over the highest
building in the city, under the com-
1 bined power of the truck- andr the
city water pressure. It will cost
$12,000,- and is to. be delivered
within three months- In the deal
the Elmira firm takes over the old
Ahrens steamer, purchased by the
city in 1S76;
The council passed an ordinance
for the repaying of" Pleasant, High,
Main and intersecting streets, and
authoiifced the City -Clerk to-i adver
tise for bids for same.
The Council passed an order re
quiring all persons in the city, as a
precautionary measure against the
spread" of small-pox and other con
tagious diseases, to be vaccinated
within the next ten days An order
was also entered" to pay for the vac
cination of those unable to pay, the
charge of fifty cents, up to- the limit
of 25u persons
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MORRIS; SELLS HORSES.
Dan T. Morris, formerly of Paris,
f.as soid to Lucius A. Dick; of
Meeker, Colorado, two young mares,
Lady Patland and Jesse Atkins,
They are to be shipped to Colorado,
L.nti bred to a saddle stallion-.
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