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PARIS, BOURBON COUNTY, KENTUCKY, FRIDAY, APRIL 23,1920
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J2SS BEHRMAN DIES IN DAY
News reached Paris last night of
Hie death of Miss Alice Behrman, a
sister of Mrs. J. W. Bacon, of Paris,
wiiicli occurred late yesterday after
noon at Spears' Hospital, in Dayton,
Ky. Miss Behrman was a frequent
visitor to Paris, where she had
many friends who will sincerely re
gret to hear of her death.
The funeral will take place Sat
urday afternoon at the Behrman
borne in Newport.
IKTER-CHUUCH WORLD MOVE
MENT STARTS HERE.
"in large auditorium of the Parts
Christian church was comfortably
flllcd last night when the sessions
of the Inter-church World Move
ment, the great denominational re
ligious movement, recently inau
gurated, were opened. The confer
ence was opened by the team mem
bers at 7:30 o'clock, with a , devo
tional and intercessory period) par
ticipated in by a number of speak
ers From 7:45 to 8:45 the audi
ence was entertained with an ad-!
dress on "The Foreign and Ameri
can Survey," by Rev. W. V. Crop
per, of Paris, illustrated with stere
rpicon views of great interest.
From 8:45 to .9:05 Rev. Stockbridge
gave an address on "The Kentucky
Surrey," which was also illustrated
with stereopticon slides. The pro
gram for the evening closed with a
short address by Rev. W. V. Crop
per, on the subject, "The Challenge
Tc The Church." The sessions will
be resumed at 9:30 o'clock this
morning, with the devotional
LEXINGTON RACES OPEN TO
MORROW. The Kentucky Jockey Club will
begin a ten-days' race meeting at
Lexington to-morrow, continuing
through Wednesday, May 5. There
are to be seventy races, six stakes
and ?even races each day. Music
for the meeting will be furnished by
the All-American Orchestra from the
Strand Theatre, of Lexing'ton, which
will present pleasing musical fea
tures each day.
For the ten days' meeting a total
of $71,000 will be distribtued.
There is no purse less than $700,
there being eighteen races for that
amount. There are thirty-seven 1
races for $800 purses, and the re
maining nine races have $1,000
' each added. The first stake raco
will be the Hinata Stakes, to be run
to-morrow, the opening day, for
two-year-old fillies, four furlongs.
The races will be liberally pat
ronized by Paris and Bourbon county
people, as is always the custom.
The officials announce that the ad
mission price to the meeting this
year will be for men $2.00, with
twenty' cents war tax added.
FRANK & CO.
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BEAL ESTATE TRANSACTIONS
Among the recent real estate deals
in Lexington was one wherein Jesse
S. and Mrs. Bee Napier, formerly of
Paris, transfer to P. W. Bogie, a
house and lot at the corner of East
Main and Owsley streets, for $9,000.
Mrs. J. W. Ferguson sold this
week to E. L. Ralls her residence
and other property located at Shaw
han, this county, and has. removed
to Paris to reside. Mr. Ralis sold
his stock of merchandise at Shaw
han to S. A. Snowden, of "Winches
ter, who has taken possession and
is novy conducting the business at
the old stand. ,
Thiough the real estate agency of
H. L. Mitchell & Son, Mrs. John A.
Schwartz sold this week to John M.
Stuart, fbr the reported price of $8.
000 the property at the corner of
Main and Eighth streets, at present
occupied by Claude Tyree and the
Frank Trisler insurance agency. It
was stated that the purchaser will
laze the old building and erect on
the site a modern office and apart
ment building. The property is very
desirable, being conveniently located
in the busiest section of the city.
One of the most important deals
in real estate or city property made
in Paris recently was negotiated
Tuesday, when the real estate firm
of Harris, Speakes & Harris, sold to
Baldwin Bros., the two-story brick
store room on Main street, occupied
!by the Harry Simon Department
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In less than two hours after the sale
had been made the purchasers were
offered a profit of $2,500 on their
investment, but refused it. Posses
sion will be given Jaunary 1, 1921.
It is said that Mr. Simon will in the
future devote his whole time to the
MUSCADINE PUNCH, THAT NEW
Muscadine Punch, made famous
in Europe by American soldiers, on
sale at Jair.es E. Craven's. Most,
satisfying and wholesome soft drink
made. Soldier boys in France madev
it famous. Come in and try it.
(It) JAMES E. CRAVEN.
CAR TURNS TURTLE.
A car owned and driven by Han
loy G. Ragan, of Mt. Stei'ling,. skid
ed on the muddy road and "turned
turtle' near North Middletown,.
about seven o'clock Monday night.
Ragan, who was alone in the car
at the time, escaped with slight
bruises. The car was badly dam
STORM DOES DAMAGE IN CITY
AND COUNTY. ,
Damage amounting in the aggre
gate to hundreds of dollars was done
tc city and - county Dronerty bv a
heavy storm which visited this sec
tion Tuesday. Rain fell in torrents,
accompanied by hail in some parts
of the county. The resulting floods
i ajsed the small streams and creeks j
tnrougli tne county out of their
banks, washing away fencing,
damaging tobacco beds and causing
a vast amount of damage in other
ways. Many places- on the pikes
were rendered almost impassable,
and traffic had to be detoured in
The storm was especially heavy
in the vicinity of the Xalapa Farm
of Edward F. Sirams, on the" North
Middletown pike, near Paris. A
large truck belonging to the farm,
lpaded with colored laborers, bound
for Paris, went through a bridge.
The men all made their escape, but
the truck with its driver was carried
down the stream a considerable dis
tance. The driver was tescued from
his perilous place. The truck ope
rated on the North Middletown
transfer line struck the high waters
on the pike, causing it to skid over
an embankment. The truck was
later rescued, with its load of mer
chandise. A. wall of rushing water
washed away about 150 feet of the
stone fence in fibnt of the Xalapa
Farm. Raymond Fryman, truck
driven, was justrelurning to Paris,
when the swift wafer at that point
caught his machine, the engine go
ing "dead," and plunging the car
against a fence on the opposite side
of the pike. Fryman escaped un
hurt. A new tobacco barn on the
farm of Frank P. Kiser, near Paris,
collapsed, under the pressure of
high winds and was wrecked.
Lightning struck a number of barns
in the county, doing " considerable
damage. Lowlands everywhere
were flooded, stock washed away,
and fencing demolished.
Traffic on the Louisville & Nash
ville between Maysville and Paric
was put out of commission for a
time when a bridge near "Pleasant
Valley, in Nicholas county, went
out. The damage was repaired, and
trains are now making schedule
time," A bridge on the Frankfort &
Cincinnati road between Frankfort
and Georgetown went out under tho
rush of 'waters, causing intenuption
to traffic between Pans and tnoso
The storm was succeeded Wednes
day by clear weather, bringing re
lief In its waKc. Tne sti earns m
the county .have t about reached:1,
normal stage, and no further dam
age is tea red.
"During the heavy rain Tuesday
afternoon the iron bridge spanning
the creek near the Edward Lewis
place in Bourbon county, was wash
ed from its base and carried a half
mile down the stream. Travel from
that section was entirely cut off
until a temporary stiucture was
placed in position.
We have for sale Re id's Yel
low Dent and Boone County
White Seed Corn, showing 98
to 100 germination, grown
the past season in Illinois by
the largest growers in the coun
try who - specia ize in corn
CHAS.S. BRENT &BRO.
POPULAR STAE COMING TO LEX
INGTON J)PERA HOUSE.
Paris people will remember with
keenest delight the appearance in
in this city some years ago of Mitzi
Hajos, the piquant little comic opera
star, in "The Spring Maid." They
will now have an opportunity to see
Mitzi again, ber engagement being
heralded for the Lexington Opera
House, Friday and Saturday, in
"Head Oyer Heels."
Unusual interest among lovers of
the best in musical comedy is in
dicated by the large advance de
mand for seats 'for the engagement
of saucy little Mitzi in "Head .Over
Heels." The reports that have come
ahead of the star indicate the rea
son, for it is said that in addition
to having the foremost prima donna
comedienne of to-day as its star,
"Head Over Heels" has been given
an unusual cast. The piece is merry
merry throughout and the produc
tion rich in costuming and scenic
beauty in the characteristic Henry
W. Savage style. Seat 'sale opened
Wednesday at the box office at the
Opera .House from 9 a. m. to 12 m.
and 1 p. m to 5. p. m. (adv)
REDRYING PLANT 'OPENS.
Seventy-five men and women are
being furnished employment in the
stemming department of the Liggett
& Myers tobacco redrying plant,
which has reopened. The plant will
remain in operation until shortly
before the opening "of the Paris to
bacco market next December. A
large brick storage warehouse in
which store tobacco will be erected
by the Liggett & Myers concern.
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BUILDING - BEING , REMpDELED.
Contractors began Tuesday thr
work of remodeling the building on
Main street, occupied by the Fair
Store, and " the Fdir 'Annex. The
buildings were- damagedby the fire
of several weeks ago, which alsc
damaged other buildings ,vin the vi-
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"GO GAS" SERVICE STATION
COMING TO PARIS SOON.
A new modern "drive in" service
station for the distribution of gaso
line, oils and kndred motor car ne
cessities is assured for Paris.
The Consumers' Service Station,
Incorporated, a concern which has
an extensive chain of stations ope
rating throughout the Middle West,
have their representatives here now
closing the sale of certificates.
Site has been procured for the
station at this point through the
Harris, Speakes & Harris Real Es
In constructing and operating its
chain of stations the company Jays
great stress upon the building that
i"'"0' tiic eje, equipment mi in-
sures full measure to the consum-
ers, products of high quality and a
service that caters to the slightest
whims of the motorists.
The company's stations are models
of efficiency and attractiveness.
The. construction department of the
concern has adopted a uniform de
sign of building which is unique
and which makes it stand out as
distinctive. The design is adapta
ble to any size of building. It is
nU?n aiWen t0 thG T?68' statfonof friends to a private performance.
as to the ornate and imposing when lie would give a demonstration
f77hlt,Jirel ,? 5ET of 4js Poer toinfluence the mind
down-town corner of a large city
A black and white checkerboard
scheme of exterior decoration adds
to the distinctiveness of the sta
tions. A hobby also is made of
surroundings of the stations, wher
ever locations permits, with grass,
posts, shrubbery and flowers, con
crete driveways connecting with the
streets, permit automobiles to drive
directly "through the station.
It is a boast of the company that
it invariably installs in each of its
stations the very latest and mos.
improved device for handling gaso
line, oils and kindred products, vis
ible pumps always premitting the
purchaser of gasoline to see for him
self that he gets full measure down
to the last fraction of a pint? A
double system of strainers insures
that the gasoline is free from im
purities and foreign substance when
it goes into the tank of a car.
Many other devices are utilized for
the convenient and expeditious
handling of petroleum products.
All products marketed at the
company's stations must conform to
the highest standards of quality.
The company believes .that the mo
toring public has become educated
to the higher grade of products, and
it caters to this demand. Besides
"Go Gas," the gasoline which it
fealJies. the company markets -under
its own trademark a full line of
oils, gi eases and similar automobile
necessities. The company is distrib
utor in Us territory for the Texaco
petroleum pioducts of the Texas
company, the third largest oil com
pany in the world.
The products, prices and service
at all of the company's stations are
the same. One of the features of
the'service is an information bureau,
maintained at each station for tour
ists. Every effort is made to pro
ide motorisU with complete and
reliable information concerning
routes and the condition of roads.
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Y. M. C. A. NOTES
The local Y. M. C. A. Secretary
has received bulletins giving Camp
Daniel Boone dates for 1920. They
are as follows:
June 16-30 First Period Boys.
.Tiinp nn-.Tnlv 14 Second Period
July 14-28 Third Period Boys.
July 28-August "7 High School
August 7-21 Girls' Camp.
August 21-25 Adult Bible Class
August 25-S ).,o,nber 1 High
School Boys' Conference.
September 1-6 State Conference.
September 6-9 Employed Offi
The Camp has always been very
popular in this community, 40 Bour
bon county men and boys attending
the Camp last year.
Paris people are especially inter
ested in the Adult Bible Class Con
ference as one of its, citizens, Miss
Olivia Orr, will have charge 4 of one
section of this Conference.
BASXET BALL GAMES
Although the local basket
conenn ha; rinsed. SO far as
teams of the white schools are con
cerned, the team of the Western
High School, or the Paris colorea
High School, continue to keep the
game going. On the floor Monday
right the local team suffered defeat
by the team from- the Russell High
School; of Lexington, the score be
ing 4 to 0. - A special car from Lex
ington brought over fifty rooters
for the 'Lexington team.
TELEPHONE MANAGERS CON
FER. A conference of managers of the
Cumberland Telephone Company
was held at Winchester, Wednes
day to discuss routine matters per
taining to the welfare of the com
nmiv ajid the maintenance of the
service. The district is composed i
of Eastern Kentucky points,, and
was represented by thirty managers.
Mr. H. H. Floyd, local manager of
the Cumberland J. L.. Layman. P
T. Greathouse, C. H. Owens and E.
J. Rosenthal of the plant force, at
tended' the conference.
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Fire, Wind ,aind Lightning
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ERANIBXIN COURT GRANTS MRS.
DOUG IILAY ALIMONY.
In the Franklin Circuit Court, at
Frankfort, Tuesday, Judge Robert L.
Stout, after hearing the arguhents
and reading the evidence, in part,
taken in the divorce suit of Mrs.
Jane Adams Clay, of Frankfort,
against her husband, Douglas Clav,
6f Paris, entered an order granting
Mrs. Clay alimony of" $125 per
month pending trial of the suit.
The Court also adjudged that the
costs should be borne entirely by
Mr. Clay. The trial will not be
held until th September term of
tne .Franklin Circuit Court. The
suit was first filed in the Bourbon
Circuit CoifrJ, Mrs. Clay being a
resilient oi -PTanKiort at tne time,
COLORED HYPNOTIST GIVES BOY
-The power of suggestion, as used
by hypnotists in their performances,
was brought into play the other
night in the colored suburb of
Ruckerville, when a colored hypno
tist was entertaining: a circle.
T'Tiq 'htTTinrvrief 'ho.l i-n ; 4-n.t nt..
of his subjects. A number of amusing
stunts were carried through, with
more or less success. Finally the
performer singled out a likely sub-1
ject in the person of a fifteen-year-
lold boy, whom, after placing "un
der influence,' he accused of steal
ing chickens. The ''subject" pro
tested his innocence, but his amaze
ment was unbounded when the
"professor" reached under the boy's
coat and drew forth a live squall
ing hen. The boy became hysteri
cal and was removed from the room
to his home, where physicians had
to be called. He was reported yes
terday as being in a critical condi
tion. The "professor" disappeared.
THIEVES STEAL HARDWARE
Burglars paid an early morning
visit to-the hardware store of Lowry
& May, effecting an entrance
through a skylight in the rear, and
dropping to the floor below. Th
visitors secured a lot of cutlery, in
cluding knives, razors, a 22-calibre
rifle, and the contents of the cash
register, amounting to about three
The burgalry was reported to the
police, who took the matter in hand,
and are working on the case.
NEW EOAL AT XALAPA j Members of Rathbone Lodge, their
jAvives and Fythian Sisters, are in-
A new foal 'is reported from the jvited and expected to attend. Jte
Xalapa Farm of Edward F. Simms, j freshments will be served.
near Paris. Mr. Simms' fine mare i o
Dixie foaled a bay filly by Theo. j SEED SWEET POTATOES
Cook. The new addition to the j
Simms stock is doing well and will i The bes seed sweet potatoes to
some day make a valuable addition fce had are now on sale at our store
to the thoroughbred list , (it) C. P. COOK & CO.
WE KNOW HOW
It is When Among Men
That You Feel the Necessity of
Being Well Dressed
One rule for success might
be written in these words.
Meet men cheerful but ear
nestly, in a frank and honest
manner. You have entire de
cision as tcTwhat kind of impres
sion you will leave while mingling
with other men.
The, clothes you wear are a
very important factor. If they
are tailored right they have that
individuality, that smartness, that
make you look as you want to
And at this store you will
find such smart clothes that are
not too extreme, but genuinely
stylish. 100 quality and val
ues. Nettle ton Shoes
OUTFITTERS TO MEN
MR. CAYWOOD TO BE CAHDI-;
DATE .FOR STATE SENATOR'
In a card issued Tuesday, mailed
to THE NEWS Wednesday morning
Mr. Henry S. Caywood, of North
Middletown, one of the most widelv
known and largest livestock dealers
m this section of the State, states
that he will be a candidate for State
Senator from this district, composed. ,
oi me counties or Bourbon, Clark
and Montgomery. The card as-issued
by Mr. Caywood, is as follows:
"TO THE VOTERS OF BOURBON
"At the proper time Khope to be
come a candidate for State Senator
from the counties of Bourbon, Clark
and Montgomery, and 1 want my
friends in Bourbon county not to
pledge their support to someone else
at this time."
(Signed) "H. S. CAYWOOD,"
Mr. Caywood stated that he would
be a candidate, but at this time he
felt it would be too early in the
game to announce his candidacy and
lay his claims before the voters re
questing their support. He has
been a lifelong Democrat, and has
been very active 'in county and State
politics. He will make an active
campaign wflen the proper time
PARIS PROBABLY WILL HAVE
NEW MOVIE HOUSE.
An interesting rumor is in circu- .
lation with regard to the purchase
of the Schwartz property at the cor
ner of Main and Eighth streets,
which was recently sold through
the real estate agency of H. N
L. Mitchell & Son, to George W.
Stuart, John M. Stuart and J. M
This ruomor has it that the new
owners will utilize the lower floor
of the new building which they pro
pose to erect on the site a morle
theatre of the most modern and up-,
to-date character, the upper stories
being devoted to officers and apart
ments. This wiir give Paris three
movie houses, and. there should be.
no dearth of amusement when all
three are in operation.
X. OF P. INSPECTION
The A J. Lovely Co., No. 34,
Uniform Rank, Knights of Pythias,
will hold their annual inspection, in
their Armory, in the K. of P. Hall,
Wilson building, at 7:30 o'clock,
next Wednesday night, April 28.
Brigadier-General Jas. E. Carnahan
and staff will be present. The in
spection will be a public affair.
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