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12 PAGES ¦¦\ The Flora Journal-Record PART ONC YOU SHOULD READ THE JOURNAL-RECORD THE NEWSIEST NEWSPAPER IN CLAY COUNTY ' 4 •>¦ VOLUME XIV THR JOURNAL, Vol. 85 No. SB. FLORA. ILLINOIS. THURSDAY^Dj5CEMBER 24. 1925 '-fi.fr. ¦J. ¦^¦- NUMBER 15 STATE TAX COMMISSION DECIDES COIPLE CELEBRATE ANNIVER- ' , AOAINBT NEW AtWBSSMENT 8AKY ON SL'NDAY ?v -^ . 1* ! Cou£ty Clerk Valeanne Odell baa ' Obaerve Golden Wecldliv received word from the State Tax ,' Commission that tbere will be no new j Hr. and Hrs. Jake Knelf of Stan- j tas aaaessment ordered for this year. ¦ ford townahip observed their golden This la good newa tor Flora citi-1 wedding anniversary Sunday. A , ¦ens, tor a petition bad been filed flne dinner waa served at the home of | with tbe State Tax Commission by their daughter, Mrs. Harry Darnell WIN TWO HOT ONES the Clay County Farm Bureau, ask- on weat Third atreet to membera ot Ing for a revUlon ot the 1925 assess-1 the tamily and a few friends. Mr. ment. The revision. If granted, was and Mrs. Knelf were married in 1876 with tbe view of lowering tarm ' and have realded In Stanford town- property aasessmenta and raising'ablp all their married life. The Flora eity property aaaesamenta.' atternoon waa happily spent in a Flora people believed they were al-' social way. ready paying high taxes and natural-: The dinnerwae given as a aur¬ ly, they were against a change. | prise by Mrs. okmell in honor of her Acting on tbis sentiment, tbe Flora parenta. Tbey received many nice Commercial Club's executive commit- gifts. tee employed Attorney Jaa. H. Smith to appear at Chicago before the Commlaaion and ahow cause why mattera ahould not be changed. Thoa. Patton, chairman of the Coun¬ ty Board of Tax Review, accompanied Hr. Smltb, for he bad been cited to appoar before the Commlaaion. RMlUlng the extra expenae a revis¬ ion 4t the aasesament would cost tbe taxpayers of tbe connty, practically evary member of the Board ot Super¬ viaora aigned a protest to the Commla¬ aion against any change tbls year. Poaaibly every member of tbe Board wonld have aigned, but all could not be aeen In the limited time before going to Chicago. PREMIUM EXTENSION TO JANUARY FIRST Tbe premium offer of tbe Journal- Record tor $2.00 subscription pay¬ menta, to expire with Christmas day, will be extended to January 1st, in order that all whoae time expires in December will have ample time to re¬ new and secure tbe premium. Re¬ member, that It you are paid to any month in 1926 that you can pay for another year and get a premium.- Toa have your -choice of either a pocket book, vanity case or gold waahed knife. Tbls applies to all renewals, as well as new subscriptions. ir^uR CORRESPONDENTS Last week In our big rush we over¬ looked notifying our correspondents that we would print the Journal-Rec¬ ord of this week on Wednesday in¬ atead of Thursday. However, most of tbe letters arrived - in time tbls week. Next week we will also print on 'Wednesday, and hope our corre¬ spondents will get their letters to ua not later tban Tuesday to Insure In¬ aertion. We are doing this because if we printed on Thursday, Friday being a holiday, people could not get their papera until Saturday. HOSI'ITAL NOTES Mta. Harry Keitb was operated on MoMpty tor appendicitis and is do¬ ing nicely. Frad W. Busse of Louisville, was bronght down Sunday and operated on Monday tor appendicitis. Mlss Mary Major went to tb^ hos¬ pital '^SAnmAay as a medical pat¬ ient. Mrs. W. R. Durland was discharged trom tbe hoapltal Wednesday. AN AOED AND mOHLY RESPECT¬ ED CITIZEN PASSES AWAY Mrs. Snsan Mitchell, widow ot James Mitchell, dted at her home In Stanford township Honday morning, Dec. 21. 1925, age 81 years. Sbe had been an invalid tor several montha. She Is survived by an only son, Roy. Funeraf services were held from Mt. Zion church, Tueaday afternoon. Burial was made in Forest Hill cem¬ etery. BOUGHT BEfflDENCE PROPERTY Last week Lealle McElyea bought the W. F. Davidson reaidence proper¬ ty just east of the Flora hosplta.. opBaideratlon $2200. Hr. McBlyea \tm moved Into tbe new bome. He gt toaching at West Seminary. Mr. MMdson and family have moved Into tk* Carroll plaee, on weat Fifth St. X oaOMtmiAB CAIUMiBRa Wltb the light snow on the gronnd Tneeday night, quite a bnnch ot Flora's young people serenaded our citlaens with Christmas carols. For the first time thla year It seemed like Christmas, and our people surely en¬ joyed the carol alnging. j|KN DOLLARS MINIMUM FINK Capt. Bigeiow, who Is traffic cop trom Salem to Flora and Eftlngbam, aaya tbe minimum flne for motorists tiling to stop on entering any ot tha State hard roada la $10.00, ac¬ cording to the latest Interpretation ot the boulevard atop state law. Tbose present trom out-of-town: Walter Olbbs and Mr. and Mrs. Wal¬ te Stephenson and little daughtor Barbara Carolyn of St. Louis; Mrs. Oeorgla Casadd of Clay City. CHlpiBtnmH COUNTY OOURT Jndge Reaugh on Monday of thla waek handed down his decision in Martin Haycock delinquency case, tried In county court last week by a jury whlcb found tbe defendant guilty. The court's decision was that Haycock should be committed to the county jail tor 60 days and pay a flne of $100 and costa. Mltlmus suspended to give counsel time to prepare an appeal. In tbe case ot Van Reed, sale and possession of in¬ toxicating liquor, wherein Reed was found guilty by a jury in county conrt, counsel for Reed was given two weeks to prepare motion for a new trial. ON STATE PROGRA.'W Last week F. H. Simpson attended the Illinois Horticultural Society meeting at Urbana, where be was on the program tor a report of the Kan¬ sas City meeting, he being president of the Intemationai Apple Shippera Association. Hr. Simpson just lately returned from a tour of the west visiting Mis¬ souri, Kansas and other states. At Kansas City the K. C. Produce Club gave a banquet at which he was the honor guest and made an address. The Chicago Packer carried a nice .Itory on the meeting. API^OIXT ROAD ("OP POR TRAIL "Our thoughts go out at this Holiday Season to each of our friends; to wish them Prosperity in their undertakings, Wisdom for the Work, Peace for the Pathway, Friends for the Fireside, and Strength to the last" The Flora Journal-Record FORM 8. E. ILUNOIS HIGH SCHOOL DISTRICT Motorists on the Midland Trail be¬ tween Flo^a and Lawrenceville muat 'now oTis'erve traffic laws. It is learned that a patrolman for '.his strip of road was appointed last Saturday by the Division of High/ ways. The name of the new patrol¬ man Is not known here. Patrolmen operating on other , Bridgeport and Olney. and will prob- strips of paved roads bave been strict ably arrange for schedules in all In enforcing the dimming and stop leKulatlons. Persons caught violat¬ ing these rules are immediately fined.—Olney Dally Mall. A meeting called at Centralla last Saturday to form Soutb Central Con¬ ference of high schools for athletic purposes resulted in the forming of two confeiences, the South Ceutral and the Soutb Eastern. Centralla, Mt. Vernon, Salem, Carlyle, Lebanon, Duquoln, Oreen¬ ville, Flora. Fairfield and Olney were the invited schools, as this division left Bridgeport, Lawrenceville, Mt. Carmel, Albion and Carmi out in the cold with no territory to draw trom. Flora, Fairfield and Olney declined to join unless these other schools were taken care of. A motion to Include these schools was lost as everybody realized it would be taking In too much territory. A meeting of representatives from Flora, Falrfleld. Olney, Bridgeport and Albion followed in which a ten-i j,g follows tatlve organisation of the South Eastern Illinois conference with H. W. Hostettler of Olney as prealdent was formed and' a meettng for perm¬ anent organization called at Albion on January 9. The organization will include the high schools of Flora, Fairfield, McLeansboro. Carmi. Al¬ bion, Mt. Carmel, Lawrencevllla, PUBLIC SCHOOL NOTES The Christmas spirit is felt throVKh- out the school. All tbe rooms are decorated and many bave trees. School will be dismissed Thursday afternoon for tbe holidays. Work will be resumed, Monday, January 4, Showing excellent oftenao, tine . and an improving defenae, the 'a High School basketball team won two more games tbe past week. Laat Frtday night the taat Salem team came over tor a game and came out ot it wltb the small end ot a 33 to 9 score. It was one ot tbe best games In a defensive way the locals ever put up, tbe Salem Iada being beld to 10 shota at tbe basket during the game, and tbey were able to make only one ot tbeaa. Hubbell and Mann completed the scoring for Flora In the tirst quarter, Futay making two polnta on tbree tree tbrowa and Mann received a nice paas trom Knowles to make the first fleld goal. Salem got one shot at the basket. Hubbell gor fifty abots and missed tbem all from the floor. If be EVER gets bis eye on the basket—Its good night for the other team. To atart the second quarter Knowlea fouled and Salem mlased but Knowlea eame back wltb a nice long basket. Mann got a short one and Salem called time out. Knowlea got another and Hodges made bla tirat one. Hubble made hla ttrst fleld goal. Smith fouled and Salem made the point tor tbelr first score. Knowles snared two more, and than Salem shot at the baaket, but they missed. Mann fouled and Salem made another point. Salem got a short one just as the halt ended. Three ahots tor tbe halt. Flora 18, Salem 4. Mann atarted the second halt with a baaket and Salem followed with two more shots at the hoop. Knowles looped one through, and Hodges made good two free throws on a Sailem ifoul. Salem fouled again and Knowlea made tbe point, the third quarter ending 25 to 4. Salem started the fourth quarter BitLTIHOIlB A OIOO MOTES Uy V. H. Wright KAUiROAO! St. •¦¦*,; _ 1926. The sale of Red Cross stamps was I ^u"^ "a'baskeVon aTouTby"'HVhberr. put on two days last week and tbelHo^geg loyiXeA and Salem scored total sale for the entire sohool was IS 1.19. The room making the larg¬ est sale was Mlss Clark's which Ik grade four—$10.05. Misa Elsie Winters' room was second, wltb a sale of $8.68; Mlss Lewis' was third with a sale of $7.35. Next was Mlss again. Hodges and Knowles worked it nice tor a abort basket. Knowles added another, and Hodges came back with two more baskets. Hodges, Mann, Knowles. Hubbell and Smith went out and Berry, Zimmerman, Norval Hodgea ?. . ..,'". ..
|Masthead||The Flora Journal Record|
|Geographic Coverage||United States, Illinois, Clay County, Flora|
|Description||An Archive of the Flora Journal-Record Newspaper in Flora, Illinois. Flora Digitial Newspapers Collection.|
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