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THE COURIER-JOURNAL, LOUISVILLE, SUNDAY MORNING, MARCH 12, 1939. TIIE PASSING SHOW SECTION 3 Summary of the Week's "News Throughout Kentacky STATE BIUEGRASS Sewage Plant Planned Lexington. The Danville Board of Coun-cilmen, at a called meeting, de cided on immediate action to ob tain a sewage disposal plant and Incinerator for the city. A com mittce was named to work with the consulting engineer on the project, H. W. Taylor, New York City. The proposed plant will co approximately $100,000, will be . located in the southern part of Danville near Clark's Run Creek. What formerly was the Bourbon Business -Men's Club became the Paris Chamber of Commerce at the club's annual banquet Wednesday night. Herman R. San-ten, president of the old club, was elected president of the new organization. Lisle Baker, treasurer of The Courier-Journal and The Louisville Times, was the principal speaker. He was introduced by Prof. Lee Kirkpat-rick, Paris Superintendent of Schools. The Central Kentucky . District of the Kentucky Association of Chiropractors met at Lexington, elected officers and paid tribute to Dr. David Daniel Palmer, founder of the science of chiro-practics. Dr. Paul Grainger, Be-rea, was elected governor of the district to succeed Dr. E. C. Combs, also of Berea. The 27-year-old mother of eight children and wife of an unemployed laborer at Lexington paused from her other duties to heat a dishpan of water in order to bathe her baby. She placed the pan on the floor for the water to cool, and the baby fell into it while her back was turned. The child, Kenneth Riley Stone, 21 months old, was. taken to St. Joseph's Hospital, where it died of burns. It's Back to the Earth for the Dirt Farmers NORTII CENTRAL Would-Be-Assassin Wounds , Judge Farmers throughout the State are again turning their hands to the plow. One of them is Jake Ferraut, pictured on his father's farm five miles from Maysville. (C.-j. Photo by Reister. The Commonwealth Passes In Review , Louisville. A man who appeared at the front door of his St. Matthews home with' a brief case in his hand shot and wounded Circuit Judge Churchill Humphrey in the left thigh. The man, apparently a disgruntled party to a suit in the judge's court, - fired three times, twq of the bullets going wild. The judge, limping slightly, conducted the business of his court, aided police the morning after in their search for his as sailant. In the presence of his brother, Neville Miller, former Mayor of Louisville, Shackelford Miller, Jr., was sworn in as United States District Judge for ' the Western District of Kentucky. The oath was administered by United States Circuit Judge-El wood Hamilton, Judge Miller's predecessor on the district bench. Kenluckiana Day Draws Thousands Thousands of persons representative of practically every section of Kentucky and Southern Indiana were in Louisville Thursday to celebrate Kentuckiana Day, sponsored by The Courier-Journal and Times. Norman E. Fallot, president of the Louisville Retail Merchants' Association, announced on- Friday that the day had provided the best spring business. ' Mayor Joseph D. Scholtz released the report of a committee Louisville Grants j Civil Liberties " Under comparative ' headings, the, American Civil. Liberties. Union fated '332 cities! on civil-rights enjoyed in each. Louisville was rated "good." Henderson, Ky., and New Albany, Ind., were rated "very good. Ashland, Ky., was rated f'fair." he appointed last October to study operations of the Municipal . Bureau of Social Service. The report opened with the recommendation a new Director of .Welfare be appointed. A short time later Director of Welfare Solon F. Russell issued a : twenty-six-page answer. Delegates from eleven States attended the Southern Conference for Music Education in Louisville. Taylor sville Death Attributed to Flood . Flood waters from Salt River and Brashears Creek swent into Taylorsville, climbed to within three and one-half feet of the 1937 flood mark, following three inches of rain in twelve hours. Falling under a truck while help ing to move furniture from a flooded home. Will Stonp No am Bloomfield, was crushed to death. Political announcements mad in this area included that of W.T. Baker of Shelby Ville for the . 1 A. Democratic nomination for 'Lieutenant Governor. Mr. Baker was once a candidate for Mayor of Louisville, . . withdrew . at the eleventh hour. ; r City Council unanimously approved application lor a grant of $171,271 . from the Works Progress Administration to help build an adequate sewer system in Lebanon. There died: " David C. Caldwell, 57, consulting engineer, formerly of the faculty of du Pont Manual Training High School, at Topeka, Kan. . . . Mrs. Anna Marie Shaw, 52, mother 'of R. Logan Shaw, reporter for. The, Courier-Journal at Louisville . . ."Fred S. Reigel, 59, former transportation executive here for the Southern Railway, at Terre Haute, Ind. . . . George D. Lee, 79, commercial artist and landscape painter, at Louisville . . . Oscar Kleinberg, 63, vice president of Congregation Adath, Jeshurun, at, Louisville . . . C. Scott Stratton, 68, pitcher for the Louisville baseball club when it won the -pennant in the old twelve-team National League, at Louisville . . . Mrs. R. S. Ballard, 64, at Holy Cross .-. . William Irving Jennings, 48, at Cropper . . Charles Tinker Thurman, 72, in Larue County . . . William Henry Parker, 81, from burns suffered while he was attending a brush fire, in Shelby County . . Barton Mattingly, 74, farmer and stockman, in Washington County. Skunk Attacks Playing Boy A skunk can be dangerous In more ways than one. That was proven in 'Fleming County, and Dennie Ray Story, 2xk -year-old son of Mr. and Mrs. Ted Story, Grange City, was the victim. Little Dennie was playing In the yard of his home when a skunk ran up to him buried its teeth in the boy's leg. There died: ' Keeling G. Pulliam, 77, former president of the Lexington Board of Aldermen, at Los Angeles . , . Mrs. Mary Ireland Davis, Paris . . . Patrolman James Magee, 54, Lexington ... Mrs. Bertha Stevens Henry, 50, Lexington . . . Emerson G. Barrow, 56, W.P.A. recreational supervisor, Danville . . . Mrs. Ida Million Crosby, 69, Versailles . . . William O'Hara, 74, Nicnolasville . . . George Lear, 78, Bourbon County . . . Mrs. F. J. Hufnagle, Paris . , . Mrs. May Young Carpenter, 50, Boyle County ... Hubert Wash, 29, Owenton ... Asher Hall, 65, Richmond . . . Mrs. Mary E. Cochran. 93. Madison County . . . Grant .Whittaker, 51, Madison County . . . .William Call, 62, Carlisle . . . Andrew J. Mefford, 68, Stamping Ground ... Harry R. Butler. 55, Danville ... James Hudson, 73. Frankfort . . . Wade Hampton Smith, 61, Lexington Mrs. Margaret Coleman Bruner, P0. Scott County . . . Mrs. Mary Sayre Williams, Lexington, at fea . . . George W. Brown, Lexington . . . Mrs. Melissa Oldham Veal, 83, Lexington. J. Lyter Donaldson of Carrollton, former member of the Kentucky Highway Commission and a leader in the movement to give Lieut. Gov. Keen Johnson the Democratic nomination for Governor, told the Associated Press in Washington that the Johnson forces "are for Barkley for President" in 1940. Hope that arrangements may be made for retaining C.C.C. camps in Kentucky was expressed in Washington by Conrad L. Wirth, superintendent of recreation and land planning in the National Park Service. The Department of the Interior had ordered abandonment of camps in Henderson and Hopkins Counties. Kentucky's income for February was reported to be $2,062,136.37 for the general fund and $2,092,961.61 for the State Highway Department. Receipts for tne current . fiscal year to date were said to be 6.6 per cent less than for the corresponding period of the previous fiscal year. Judge Johnst Northcutt asserted he vainly had appealed to Governor Chandler for State aid to suppress gambling in Kenton County. Chandler accused Northcutt of "squawking to get some political advertising." A group of Louisville merchants who protested a proposed forty-four-hour week would prove damaging to their businesses received from Industrial Relations Commissioner W. C. Burrow at Frankfort a promise he would "co-operate in every way possible." The Kentucky Unemployment Commission announced unemployment insurance benefit payments are flowing into the pockets of Kentucky workers at the rate of $10,000 a day, including Sundays. PURCHASE Move Made foy City Power Plant Paoucah. Municipal power plant ownership advocates at Paducah forced a referendum for the coming November election on an ordinance calling for sale to the Kentucky Utilities Company of a twenty-year franchise, by presenting to the Board of City Commissioners a petition bearing names of 2,803 voters. The municipal ownership group maintained the vote would pave the way for establishment by 1940 of a ' city-owned light and power plant; that the city's vot ers would defeat the ordinance with an eye on cheap T.V.A. power. SOUTHEASTERN Drive to Raise $250,000 Is Opened By Union College Somerset. A drive for $250,000 was in augurated by Union College of Barbourville, for, the erection , of three new buildings a library, a chapel and a new women's dor mitory. The program includes addition of $100,000. to the college's present endowment. Frank E. Groves, 69, of Columbus, Ohio, accidentally drove his car off an overhead bridge on U. S. 27 near Stearns, dropped fifty-seven feet to tracks of the Southern Railway in the path of an approaching train, but escaped without serious injury. Golf-Ball Hail Pellets City Hail the size of golf balls fell at Williamsburg Sunday night, according to Wade West, Government weather observer. By actual measurement, he said, one pellet was 2!4 inches inches. by. 1 M. E. Burton was elected pres ident of Somerset's Chamber of Commerce to succeed W. H. Ramsey. Other officers elected were Alonzo Carter, vice president; J E. Sears, treasurer; C. J. P. Carver. Tom Tibbals. S. O. Newell and W. H. Ramsey, directors. GREEN RIVER Dust Used to Quench Mine Blaze The. Mayor and City Commis sioners of Corbin passed an ordi nance prohibiting the weighing, stopping, measuring or delaying of trucks or passenger automobiles on the streets of Corbin by sheriffs, constables or policemen. Explanation was that the ordinance would protect the traveling motorists while they are within the city limits and will avoid con gestion. SOUTH CENTRAL Reorganization Reopening Of Closed Bank Announced Bowr.iNC Green Closed pending investigation by State Banking Department officials, the Bank of Rocky Hill, in Edmonson County, was scheduled for reorganization and reopening, bank officers said. Porter B. Spillman, cashier for fourteen years, reported an illeged shortage of $21,000 over a period of three years. The loss was fully protected by insurance, the bank having only one depositor- with more than the $5,000 protected by the F.D.I.C. Barren County Farmer Wins Tobacco Prise Enriched by $75 was Jasper Cornelius of Coral Hill, Barren County, as a result of having had the best seasonal average for a crop of tobacco under 3,000 pounds on the floor of the 7th St. Warehouse, Louisville, during the 1938- 29 season. Burley growers from Kentucky, Southern Indiana and Illinois won $700 in prizes offered to develop the Louisville loose-leaf market. Mrs. T. J. Jones, was the winner. In Logan, Wilda Whitescarver, 12, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. W-H. Whitescarver, and a pupil in the eighth grade at Lewisburg, captured the honors. Playing his banjo all the while, Jerry Bullock, 57, resident of the Coal's Chapel section of Christian County, near the Hopkins County line, denied charges of arson on which he was arrested in the destruction by fire of a dwelling house in which he once lived. Bullock's accusers said he was angered because he was forced to move. The Silver Beaver award, con ferred annually by Boy Scouts for outstanding service to boyhood, was presented to J. H. Bailey of Pineville, at the tenth annual meeting of the Upper Cumberland Area Council in Middlesboro. Mr. Bailey has been a member of the executive board of the Upper Cumberland Area for seven years. 21-Year Sentence . . Given for Murder Ray Foley, 21, was found guilty of the murder of Tom Tinsley, 20, and was given a prisorl sentence of twenty-one years by a jury in Knox Circuit Court at Barbourville. Tinsley was slain in a knife fight last fall. OWENSBORO. Rock dust was used to extinguish a blaze in tlte North Diamond Mine of the West Kentucky Coal Company at Earling-ton before extensive damage was done. The blaze originated from a short-circuited electric wire. Starts 49th Year As School Superintendent ' Charles Dudley has been re-elected, superintendent of the Henderson city schools for the nineteenth time. Previously he' served as superintendent thirty years at Corydon, Pembroke and Earlington, ten years at each town, a total of forty-eight years as school .superintendent, w , , c ". ' - Awarded a trip to the Junior Week at the University of Kentucky in June was Elmer Mc-Bride, Jr., 16, Park City, as a result of his accomplishments in the 4-H Tree Program for 1938. Elmer put in a planting of black locusts to halt soil erosion on his father's farm and also planted the home yard with sugar and red maples, pines and poplars and the orchards with fruit and nut trees. He can identify fifty native Kentucky trees, winter or summer. Warren, Logan Name Champion Spellers Warren and Logan Counties r"mcd spelling bee champions for participation in the State bee in April at Louisville. In Warren County, Marie Jones, 13, pupil In the seventh grade at Richards-vilJe, and daughter of Mr. and . There died: John Marshall Brunson, 45, Al len County . . . Margie Lee Jack son, 23, Mannington, at Hopkins- ville, of burns . . . Sam Terry, 72, Hiseville . . . Dave Walker, 89, Kelly, Christian County . . . Mrs Martha A. White, Hopkinsville . . . Charles Cherry, 75, Warren County ... Ed Hite, 57, Christian County, at Hopkinsville . . . C. F. Saunders, native of Simpson Coun ty, at Sebring, Fla. ... John W. Richards,' 85, former Mayor, at Hopkinsville . . , Richard Fowler, 37, Franklin policeman, in motorcycle - automobile collision near White House, Tenn. . . . Jeff Tabor, 70, Allen County. . . . J. B. Thomas, 31, Barren County . . . Mrs. Juliette Williams. 69, Cave City . . . Mrs. Nancy Flowers Grubbs, 76, Logan County . . . George Green Madison, 91, Smith's Grove . . . Mrs. Huldah . Harlow Neville, 27, Warren County . . . Mrs. Renie Compton Hatler, 69, Edmonson County . . . George Crofton, 79, formerly of Bowling Green, at Elkton . . . Charles W. EIrod, 76, Warren County . . . Lee Witty, 72, Hopkinsville . . . Mrs. Laura Belle Stem Cassaday, 66, Bowling Green . . . Martin Boyd, 78, Logan County, at Franklin . . . Mrs. Beatrice Mar-cum. 29, Allen County. , . Fred C. Key, 70, native of Auburn, at St. Louis . . . B. B. Burchfield, 81, native of Warren County, at Mor-gantown. Parking meters as a possible solution of traffic problems in the business section of Harlan were considered by the Harlan City Council, but action was deferred, until later. A few meters may be installed for a 90-day free trial period, the council was told. Jerry, Infant son of Mr. and Mrs. William T. Rouse, fell from a second story window at the Frederica Apartment to a eoncrete pavement in Owensboro, suffered only minor injuries. Broken Legs Run In Pairs Miss Fannie Campbell, 61, Sturgis, recently went to the Sturgis hospital to visit a friend who had a broken leg. Leaving the hospital, Miss Campbell fell down a stairway, broke a leg. Joseph Ora Wedding, 25, ended his life at his farm near Owens boro by jumping into a well, according to a verdict by Henry Holinde, Daviess County Coroner. Henderson City schools, closed for a week because of illness, reopened Wednesday with 500 pupils still absent. By a unanimous verdict of a jury in the Breckinridge Circuit Court at Hardinsburg, the entire $18,000 estate of the late John Faber, Clovcrport, goes to his son, Add Evans Faber, Derba, Penn. In his will Faber left the estate to a nephew, J. P. Ditzen- bach. The son contended he was the only legal heir. Rodney Matthews, 30, Whitest ville, died in Owensboro of injuries suffered when the motorcycle he was riding crashed into a concrete wall on a bridge on Highway 60, east of Owensboro. John C. Worsham resigned as city attorney, of Henderson and was succeeded by Leo A. King. James C. Buckman, 18, Union-town, enrollee in a C.C.C. camo at Medford, Ore., was killed by a dynamite blast. Dock Evitts, Graham, have been ?"nd1frf n TCount Gap . . V Mrs. Fanny Ford,-46, Nebo ... .Mrs. Catherine Zent-mire, 90, Madisonville -.. Arthur L. Hite, 65, formerly - of Owensboro, at Louisville , . . Clint Fitts, 87, Calhoun ... Edward R. ' Vanover, formerly of Owensboro, at Hollywood, Calif. . . . Mrs. Nina Cox Snook, 69, widow of J. F. Snook, Owensboro . . . Mrs. Willie Tompkins, Owen-boro . . . Dr. W. B. ' Armendt, 84, pioneer de'ntisl, Owensboro . . . Junius Bruner, 51, Owensboro . , . G. P. Burgie, 58, Spotts-ville' . . . Joseph C. Brown, 67, Mrs. designated committeemen to at tend the policy meeting of the United Mine Workers of America and a scale conference of the Appalachian Region in New York March 14. The body of James T. Pugh, 77, Henderson farmer, was found hanging in an outbuilding at the home of his daughter, Mrs. Roy Benson, near Robards. He had been in declining health for several months. The body was discovered shortly after he had left the home. There died: Gaither Lovan, 43, Morton's Elizabeth Jones, 64, Dixon Mrs. Martion Von Lehnen, 28, formerly of Henderson, in New York . . . Mrs. L. J. Dickerson, 24, Henderson . . . W. L. Hall, 80, Madisonville . . . Ben Porter, 66, Henderson Count . . . William H. Jones, 76, Depoy ; . . Mrs. Sue Farley, 69, Daviess County . . . Mrs. Blanche Stone Bain, formerly of Hawesville, in Louisville ...CO. Cates, 72, Earlington". -. . Mrs. Ellen King. 73, formerly of Henderson, at Evans-ville . . . William Love Harris, 82, Hopkins County . . . M. F. Ashby. 81, Hopkins County . . . Mrs. Ernest Payne, 45, Owensboro. Marshall Countians were re ported all "het up" over, the pros pect of catching up with their big city cousins through the installation of dial telephones. Benton, Marshall County seat, would be the first Jackson Purchase town with a dial telephone system and would be one-up on Paducah. Standing in the way of the installation was a rate increase with the dial telephones. Chair Takes 105th, 106th Bonnie Griffin and Arnold Powell, Estill County, became the 105th and 106th -men respectively to die in Kentucky's electric chair, established in 1911 in .Western State Penitentiary. They ; were electrocuted for the murder of Mrs.. Martha iShort and her-hus-band, late in 1937, at the couple's home near the Madison ; County line. With the $12,300,000 appropriation for start of work on the $112,-000,000 T.V.A. dam at Gilbertsville voted by Congress, workmen were put to work clearing timber from the right-of-way tot the permanent, all-weather " road1 from U. S. Highway 62, to the barrier. Come spring and warm weather, the dam force of 300 is to be swelled to nearly 450 to speed preliminary construction work. Paducahans joined their rural neighbors in celebrating the twenty-fifth anniversary of the inauguration of a McCracken County farm extension program under which the county developed into the leading strawberry producing enter in the United States. Kentucky College of Agriculture Dean Thomas P. Cooper and McCrack-en's first farm agent, E. J. Kil-patrick, joined the celebration. Elated were the parents of Solon Hale, 18, Murray, when they received word their son had been given an appointment to the United States Military Academy, West Point, through Kentucky's Congressman Noble J. Gregory, Mayfield. McCracken Circuit Court juries, seeing the plight of the City of Uncle Charley, 112, In Boxing Exhibition Startled were boxing fans at Fulton when the town's white-haired Negro character, "Uncle Charley," the only name he ha known for the last half century, climbed into the ring and put on a brisk three-minute shadow boxing exhibition. "Uncle Charley" is 112 years old. claims he has ample proof of his age. Paducah In its effort to acqulrn land for a $5,000,000 flood wall and levee system to protect the town from Ohio River floods, awarded four property owners only $14,500 for the 49.3 acres in the north section of the levee system which they had valued at $94,000. - 4 There died: , Mrs., Lauren Beckner Sigler, 68, Princeton ... John Underwood. 54, Calloway County Fiscal Court member, at Murray ... Dr. James M. Gillison, 68. physiother- apist, Daviess County native, at Paducah . . . William S. Cannon, 80, Murray . . . Mrs. Lola Rives King, 41, Mayfield . . . Mrs. Ina Adams. 73, Mayfield . . . Mrs. Pearl Payne Copeland, 52. Graves County . . . Miss Evalya Curd, 24, Mayfield, " at East St. Louis, 111. . . . Mrs. James An derson, 56, Wingo, Graves County . . . Kit Ballard, Fancy Farm. Graves County . . . Mrs. Lula Maude Mathews, Paducah . . . Mrs. Frances Orr, 84, Fredonia. Caldwell County . . . Alfred Ireland. 70, Wickliffe, at Abcr deen. Wash. ... Travis Jeffer son Byrd, 83, Mayfield . . . Rob rt E. Alexander, 45. Paducah . . . Mrs. Sallie Robertson, 77, Bard-well . . . Mrs. Hele Carr Dye, 29. Paducah. at Evansville ... P. K. Cooksey, 86, Kuttawa, Lyon County . . . John Williams. 78, Murray . . . N. G. Pace, 18, Hardin, Marshall County, of influenza . . . Willie Norsworthy, 50, Marshall County . . . Mrs. Linn Hurt, 77, Marshall County .' . 1 . John F. McNabb, 80, Hardin . . . Mrs. )livia Elliott, 39, Calloway County . . . Mrs. Martha O. Hughes. 93, Calloway County . . . Jesse Shelton. 57, Calloway County . . . Bud Haneline, 81, Calloway County. NORTHEASTERN For the third time in two years, John Houston, Middlesboro Negro, was sentenced to die in the' electric chair for the knife slaying of Lucy Williams. A Bell County jury reached its verdiot after deliberating only fifteen minutes. Twice before he has been given the maximum penalty, but the Court of Appeals each time set it aside. Employes of the Ferguson Railway Shops at Somerset were awarded a safety trophy at a dinner meeting Thursday by Southern Railway oficials. Their .safety record for 1938 was the best of all Class A shops of the South ern System. $65,000 Towboat Destroyed By Fire Near Maysville : Ashland. The James Nelson, a towboat owned by 6. F. Shearer & Sons, Winchester, was destroyed by fire on the Ohio Rivor near Maysville Damage was estimated at $65,000. James Shearer, one of the owners, escaped to barges the boat was towing. 3 Safely Pins Removed From Baby Leslie Hall, 8-month-old son ef Walter Hall, Globe, Carter County, was taken to Cincinnati where doctors removed three open safety There died: Mrs. James P. Ferguson at Corbin . . . Joplin Hahn, 29, of Somerset, from shotgun wounds alleged inflicted by Charles Prattler, 50 . . . Dewey Ballard, 30, in a coal mine accident near Barbourville . . .. William Beavers, 59, at Browns Creek, Whitley County, from gunshot wounds . . . Will P. TIT J TirMJ lVffn T An V UUUS d b Y1U11U1U ... I'll . i-iwici I , t t 1 . 3 3 .I . . .1 M Trnntman 2R at Williams.- P"s wiucn "da juukcu in ie iuuc Woman Suffers Fate She Dealt Shot and fatally wounded in the same room in which she shot and killed her first husband, John D. Steele, four years ago was Mrs. Josephine Caldwell Blackburn, 38, Boldman. The fatal wounds, police said, were inflicted by her husband, Tracy Blackburn, 28, allegedly intoxicated at the time. : mm ' " - - " nirirr I" ZsW"? ' ",-""rl '' ' -. -. . : ; :, x-iw s.s w i burg . . . Henry Skidmore. 66, at Martin's Fork, Harlan County, from accidental gunshot wounds Mrs. Mary Lewis, 83, at Green wood, McCreary County . . . Mrs. Jane Mason, 90, at Somerset . . . James Haynes, 38, formerly of Somerset, at Covington. leading to the child's lungs. Sons of Legion Unit Formed W. O. Johnson Post No. 89. American Legion, Louisa, completed plans for the organization of a squadron of Sons of the This Old Bridge To Be Replaced Another old covered bridge, one of the few remaining in . the State, at Lewisburg, Mason County, is doomed. In a few weeks it will be torn down for replacement by a modern ":" concrete Structure. (C.-J. Photo by Reister. the agreement would be arrested for violation of the law. Led by the Women's Christian Temperance Union and the Pike-ville Ministerial 'Association, th drys of Pikeville petitioned the County Judge to call a local option election for May 4. - The petition bore, the required 703 signatures. Legion and applied for a charter. It is estimated the squadron will ultimately have forty members. Packhorse Librarian To Broaden Service Mrs. Grace Moore Burchett, W.P.A. library project supervisor for Floyd County, has announced her purpose to extend the field of the packhorse libraries. Books and other material are betng assembled at Prestonsburg for branches at Martin, Lackey and Wheelwright. Ashland Law Bans $ Sale of Firearms The Ashland City Commission enacted an ordinance .banning the display of firearms publicly and prohibiting, the , sale of firearms except with written permission from the chief of police. Maysville retailers- who sell liquor and beer at their rentau-rants have agreed to close said restaurants on Sundays. Police Chief Harry Stewart announced any retailer who failed to keep Work on a new Federal build- ing . at Pikeville will begin within sixty days, according to announcement by George Pinson, Jr., postmaster. Cost of the building, which will be joined by an arch to the postoffice, has been estimated at $150,000. There died: Mrs. Harriet Clark, 64, at Ash land. . . . Mrs. Green Ball, 56, at Ashland. . . .W. W. Hutchinson, 70, Skaggs, Lawrence County. . . . Mrs. Coonie Burchett Owens, 46, Ash land. ... Mrs. Everett Damron, at Catlettsburg. . Coy Wallin, 45, at Catlettsburg. . . . Floyd Whitt, 63, Phelps, Pike County, . . 4 Mrs. Elva Hodge Harleson, 77, Stone, Pike County. . . , Thomas C. Thompson, 78, Chloe- Creek, Pike County. . . . Marion Chapman, 84. at Belfry. . . Mrs. Carrie L. Hammond Stark, at Maysville. . . . Jnmes Eill. 83, at Maysville. ...Leo F. Caines, 61, Laurel Creek, Boyd County. . . . W. W, Tenney, 53, at Russell. . . . Mrs. Vina Stapleton, 91, Nippa, Johnson, County. ... Mrs. Charit Scutchfield Beavers, 81, at Tres-tonaburg. . . - . , . ' . 1 f

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