Originally Published in the Estill Herald
Republished in the ECHGS newsletter - Used with their permission
St. Elizabeth Catholic Church, Ravenna, will be dedicated of Feb. 22
The son of Col. and Mrs. Charles Linburgh has been kidnapped.
Company H, 148th Infantry is satisfied that a nustering officer will be at Ravenna March 18, to muster in the company. Capt. M.T. Bach signed the article.
An article stated that a dispatch bearing an Irvine dateline alleged that 52 bootleggers held a convention on Tipton Ridge and declared that they would not support any candidate unless he would agree not to prosecute them, saying they had no other means of suport. Said dispatch was run in the Courier-Journal, Louisville Times, Lexington Herald, Richmond Register and other state papers. The Herald says this meeting was not held. Officers are trying to find the part responsible.
The Lexington Herald is the only paper making amends for publishing the fake news item concerning the bootleggers convention
Letter postage has been raised from two cents to five cents in an effort to cure the deficit by a House vote of 147 to 63
The Irvine School Board met and elected the following teachers: Mrs. Louise Stevens, Marguerite Sparrow, Emma Cord, Catherine Huguely, Lorene Wallace, Helen Smock, May Curtis, Sallye Lathram, Virginia Hay, Lucia Terrell, Alma Mays, Louise tipton, Hattie May Malick, Celia Abney and Grace Heavenridge.
Colonel Linbergh has been doublecrossed. He paid $100,000 ransom, but the baby has not been returned.
Eleven buildings, including the hotel and depot have been wiped out in a big fire at Beattyville.
Al Capone must serve an eleven year prison sentence for evasion of income taxes.
The Democratic party has picked Franklin D. Roosevelt and John Garner as presidential nominees.
Willie Powell was the successful bidder for rental of the poor farm. He is to get the rent of the farm free and keep inmates at $50.00 per year.
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