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Mrs. Perkins Dies

Mrs. Barbara Ann Stokley Perkins, 73, widow of John Perkins, died at her home on the McCracken pike early today. Her husband died three weeks ago. Mrs. Perkins, a native of Madison county, was a daughter of George and Minerva Chism Stokley. She is survived by two sons, M. M. Perkins of Norwood, Ohio, and Allen Perkins of Versailles; and one daughter, Mrs. Frank West of Versailles, one brother, M. A. Stokley of Woodford county; two sisters, Mrs. Lee Biggerstaff of Madison county and Mrs. William Cole of Versailles, and nine grandchildren.

Funeral services will be held at 2 o'clock Monday afternoon at the residence with Dr. John G. Dickson, pastor of the Versailles Baptist church, officiating. Burial will be in the Versailles cemetery.

End Comes to J. B. Adams

Versailles, Ky., Aug 12--Joseph Beecher Adams, 74, retired pharmacist and widely known Mason, died shortly after midnight tonight at his home, 218 Lexington street, after a two-year illness.

He was organizer and master for three years of the Masonic lodge at Wilmore and was past commander of Versailles Commandry No. 3, Knights Templar. He also had been high priest of Webb chapter No. 6, Royal Arch Masons, and organizer of Eastern Star lodges at Wilmore and Versailles.

In 1938 he was a member of the by-laws committee of the Grand Lodge of Kentucky and was a former member of the Masonic lodge in Danville, Richmond and Newport. He was an uncle of J. Frank Adams, state editor of the Lexington Herald. Mr. Adams was born in Bolivar, Tenn., a son of Logan Beecher and Martha Bright Adams, and was a member of the Versailles Presbyterian church.

Survivors include his wife, Mrs. Bertha Wright Adams; a son, Felix T. Adams, Winston-Salem, N.C.; a daughter, Mrs. C. R. Whitaker, Lebanon, Ohio; two sisters, Mrs. Rodman Keenon, Lexington, and a brother, J. Sid Adams, Cleveland Ohio, and three grandchildren.

James Henry Woolum

Versailles, Ky., Jan. 13--Funeral services will be held at 2 o'clock Wednesday afternoon at the Duell funeral chapel her for James Henry Woolum, 61, who died Sunday at Cincinnati. The Rev. M. P. Delaney will officiate and burial will be in the Versailles cemetery.

Mr. Wollums is survived by his father, W. W. Woolum; a son, J. E. Woolum, Owen county, a daughter, Mrs. Icy Tate, Frankfort; four sisters and four brothers.

Russell Wachter

Russell Wachter, five weeks-old son of Mr. and Mrs. Robert Wachter, 506 West Fourth street, died at the residence at 11:40 o'clock Saturday morning after a brief illness. Besides his parents, he is survived by three sisters and one brother, Frances, Mary Ann, Isabelle and James W. Wachter. The was was removed to Kerr Brothers' funeral home where services will be held Monday morning at an hour to be announced.

Ill Girl Dies on Train
Waiting for Ambulance

While the engineer held up his schedule, waiting for an ambulance to arrive, Miss Kathryne Prague, 23, of High Point, N. C., died on board a Southern train at the Lexington station at 5:20 o'clock this morning. Ill when she began a contemplated trip from High Point to Manteno, Ill., Miss Prague grew worse en route, and at Danville her nurse, Miss Hazel Johnson, also of High Point, summoned a doctor. The doctor recommended that the patient be brought to a Lexington hospital.

Miss Prague's survivors include her father, Noble T. Prague of High Point. The body will be sent to Bloomington, Ind., tonight for funeral services and burial.

100 Men Continue Search For Youth

Albequerque, N. M., June 27--Hampered by rains which poured down Sandia Peak last night, more than 100 men nevertheless moved on both sides of the heights today in resumption of a dogged search for Medill McCormick, 21, wealthy young mountain climber, who has been missing since last Wednesday.

The body of Richard Whitmer, McCormick's companion on an ill-fated climbing expedition, was found Friday on rocks under the 2,000 foot sheer face of the peak's topmost cliff, "The Shield."

Mrs. Ruth Hanna McCormick Simms, Medill's mother, was again with the searching forces today. She has been at the scene since Thursday.

Mrs, Beulah A Franks