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THE PUBLIC LEDGER
tlAlLT-IXOMT BUMDAT, JTOUHTU or JULT, TUAHRIOITIMO
A. F, CURRAN. Editor and Publisher.
LOMUnd-OIIR No 40. I OFfl0rnBLIOMD9HOaDl0.
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ALL SUBSCRIPTIONS CASH IN ADVANCE.
The man who ruus away today may live to run
away again tomorrow, whereas ho who is located
- in a small grassy plot custom tailored specially for
. him remain-tii there iudeilnitely Philadelphia
' Capt. Uichmond 1. Jlohson says whisky causes
' 3,000 men to murder their wives each year. Ho
should now he frank and show what proportion C
' those whisky-soaked wife murderers live in prohi
bition Slates Courier-Journal.
Even Democratic papers are admitting that-husi-1
ness is had and men are idle. The New Vork Times
has made the statement that "in the middle stales
there are a million idle men with an average loss of
$50,000 a day in wages." As an instance of this,
in Chicago, it hus been proposed to appropriate a
million dollars to relieve idle wage earners.
NEW HOUSES AND HEALTH.
New houses are constantly ottered for rent in
1 largo numbers in the United States and real-estate
agents are naturally anxious to till the houses on
their lists with tenants as soon as possible. Prob
ably a little investigation would show the desir
ability in this country of requiring a certificate that
a new house will jiot endanger the health of its
occupants before families are allowed to move into
it. Such municipal regulations are prdving val
uable in England. Toward the close of 1SM2 the
Portsmouth (England) corporation decided that
thereafter no new building intended for human
habitation in that borough should be occupied un
til it had been certiiied as sanitary in every respect.
Dr. A. Meurns Fraser says: "The principal evil
that it will prevent is the occupation of houses be
fore they have had time to dry." He adds: "1
would far sooner live in a house with defective
drainage than in a damp house; the results from the
latter are more insidious in their onset and more
difficult to overcome. Dampness undoubtedly great
ly favors the incidence of consumption, bronchitis,
rheumatism, heart-disease and diphtheria. Prob
ably children are more susceptible to the ill ef
fects of damp houses than adults." The depart
ments of health of our cities might well take up this
question, says The Journal of the American Medical
Association. Probably most American municipal
ities already have the legal power necessary o re
quire such certificates and the question is only one
of making the regulation and establishing the custom.
ReDorts Indicate that potatoes afo another food
product which foreign countries will grow for
Americans under tho Democratic tariff law.
BUT ARE THY?
In this connection it is well to note that Mayor
Swinford has served notice that speed limit regula
tions must bo rigidly observed in Cynthiana Cyn
"BIG OLLIE" HAS SOME SUITE.
Tho elaborate suite of three rooms on the fii
floor of the Senate Office Building occupied by the
later Senator V. O. Bradley have been assigned to
Senator Ollie James, and the Kentuckion will move
into them this week. Senator James now maintains
his office, consisting of two crowded rooms, on tl
third floor of the building. His new quartei
are regarded as the most convenient, coolest an
iw.wi liirliipil :iinl ventilated in the Senate olu
HOME FIRE INSURANCE COMPANIES.
The fire insurance situation in Kentucky is hav
ing at least one good effect. It is inducing the for
mation of a number of new fire insurance com
panies in various parts of the Slate.
A dispatch from Lexington tells of the probabil
ity of a company being organized there by James
B. Ifaggin and other men of capital. A new com
pany is begiuning operations at Paducah and an
other is in process of formation at Hopkiusville.
There are a number of companies already in ex
istence with headquarters in Louisville, Lexington
"" There is absolutely no reason why the people of
Kentucky should not keep at home at least a con
siderable amount of the money thai is being paid
out in premiums to foreign insurance companies.
This money kept at home would contribute in great
degree to the prosperity of the Commonwealth
Certainly tho people of Kentucky do not lack the
means or the business ability to institute and main
tain companies for the purpose of protecting their
own property and the property of persons in other
Public attention evidently is being directed to
this feature of the situation, and men of wealth and
commercial influence are beginning to see the pos
sibilities of niade-iu-Kentucky insurance organiza
tions. As a public benefit and as a source of profit
the home-formed company is eminently worth con
sidering at this particular time. Courier-Journal
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IN A BAD WAY.
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"Beautiful nurse you lmw."
"Is wliof" murmured the patient feebly. "I hadn't
"(iient Scott, old mini, 1 had no idea you "were an sick."
$15 SMii Victor-Victrola
PAY CASH KOR YOUR RECORDS
and $i pcAveek on the Victrola and
we will place this machine in your
home. It has concealed sounding board,
modifying doors, tapering tune arm and
exhibition sound box.
NlvW LINK OF VrCTROLAS
$15, $25, 40, $50, $75, $100, $200
MURPHY'S Jewelry Store.
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Plant a little patch of Cane and gie jour r.tock a treat next 'winter, and
how it will make tbe rows increase the flow ol milk We have the Oronge and
Try us for a Harrel of l'lour Roller Kinj;. Al l'urity and Deweys liest.
3RA.I3STS BROS. PHONE 191
J. C. EVERETT 4 CO.
MEET ME AT
High School Auditorium
Tuesday Evening, June 9
ro0 LO UIUUUUICS
By Rev. E. L. Powell
SEATS GO ON SALE
At M. F, Williams &
CS.'s Drue .Store.
FMAY, JUNE 4th
vA i"' ' S it"
Tt is easy enough to be iuiular. Just
uyrei) with everything the otlier fol
W. A. Wood & Bto.
Mathet Slteet. rtfIVSIitlf, HV.
All klmUut Kreuli McmtH. Unnh pulil fur
uutchr' Mock, lilueH mill ImIIiiw
Transfer and (ienonil Hauling. Wo
make a specialty of largo contract).
Otlice and burn Hit) Etiflt Second
atrept. I'hnnPH 1 15 mid 1228.
We have a good supply of
LAZY WIFE and
All good ones.
15c a pint.
C. P. D1ETMCH
PHONES 151 and 152.
We have for sale at No. 919 E.
Second St., a two story six-room
house with halls on both floors,
bath, gas and electric lights and
in fact all modern improvements.
House has just been redecorated
and freshly painted, and can bo
said to bo in perfect repair, there
fore it will not bo necessary to
spend the price of a home before
you can move in . There is a
nice garden planted on the lot
which goes with tho place.
Possession within fifteen days
after sale is made. If you want a
home let us show you this one, and
we feel sure you will buy it at the
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THE CITY MISSION
Gratifying Roport of Work Dono
Miss Kurd's Resignation Rogrottcd
Industrial School Susponds
Tlio Bonrd of City Missions met in
regular session on Tuesday last with tlio
President in tlio chair.
After a rending of tho 85 and 40
Psalms, followed by a prayer for guid
ance, tho regular business of tho meet
Xig was discussed.
Tho progress of tho work is most
gratifying, though on account of the
contagious diseases now nrovnlent In
tho community, thero has been a decid
cd falling off in nttondnnco nt both the
Sunday nud industrial schools.
Tho industrial school always suspeiids
its work during tho heated term, but on
account of health conditions it 'was
thought best to closo a little earlier
this summer. Saturday of this week be
ing tho last days work-in this Interest
ing department, until fall. Tho Sunday
School will not bo suspended, hoping
that it will not be long iwtil its usual
attendanco will bo inado possible.
Tho school is now self sustaining, tho
largest number present any nfternoon
Eutiro amount disbursed for the work
during tho mouth of May was -fSO.T!.
Cash for garments sold, ,15.35.
Calls made in tho homes, 10.1.
Baskets of provisions given away 185
(Juite a ljttlo had been expended in a
clean up ciusade, nl'ter fumigating con
Individual cases were brought up for
discussion, as needing assistance, oer
the rough places occasioned by illness,
or lack of ability to cope with Condi
tiu'is surrounding them.
Miss Hurd's resignation as co worker
with Mrs. Brock was read and accept
oil with regrets.
Mrs. Brock's health continues to im
prove, so that she will be able to direct
and assist the new worker, who will be
engaged to fill tho vacancy made b
Miss third's going into another line of
The Board adjourned to meet the first
Tuesday in June.
OLD SETTLERS' REUNION
Historically Enloyable Event To
Be Held at Ruggles Camp
Grounds July 4th
Speechmaking, Music, Patriotism
and a Big Dinner Features
Now that Decoration Day is past, the
end of the Commencement season u
sight, and the coming of the "good oh1
summer time" again, tho thoughts of
hundreds are upon tho picnic titno in the
shady woodlands. Maysville is going tc
hiao the biggest and best Chautauqua
eer, which will attract about even
body in this "'neck 'o the woods," but
fni three or four thousand citizens and
citizens of Mason, Lewis and I'loin
ing counties, when tho Fourth of .Tul
comes there is but one place of supremo
attraction -tho Old Settler's Heunion
and Picnic held annually at Ruggle
Cami) U roiimR For moro than a score
of years this annual reunion and picnic
Iris been held with increased interest
and success each year. And why? Be
cause it gives an opportunity to cole
brato our Nation's Birthday in a safe
and sauo manner at ono of nature '
beauty spots. Thoro under tho shade of
tho trees tho multitudes nssomblo te
spend a da in good fellowship, renow
nig acquaintanceships, hearing some of
tho best speakers upon a great variety
u f topics of tho day; hearing good
music, and last but not least enjoying
a lino picnic tliirtier.
For a uumber of ears Col. Win. II
Thomas of Burtonvillo has been the
nrosident of the Association. And ho
has always been on tho job. Ho has
uover noglected an opportunity to make
thi'Fo reunions a complete success. For
weeks ho has been lining up speakers
and entertainers for tho coming Fourth
Last week ho called a meeting of the
otlicors nt which timo a program wa
outlined for tho big day. Hero is a
partial list of what is in storo for all
Tho Ewing Cornet Band will furnish
music beginning nt 9 a. m. and playing
lAitil tho sun dies nwny in tho west.
Among tho speakers of tho day will
bo Congressman W. .T. Fields, ov-Con-gressmau
S. J. Pugli of Vnnceburg,
lions. James Pumphrey and John P. Mc
Cartney of Flomlngsburg; Uov. II. B.
Wilhoyte, Prof. T. J. Curroy nnd L. C.
Beynolds of Maysvillo, and Bev. W. II
Dickersnn, District Superintendent of
tho Ashland District M. E. Church.
Col. (Thomas also has tho promiso of
ox(!ocrnor J. C. W. Beckham, If he
can so nrrango his speaking dates, to be
present on this occasion.
Mr. W. A. Plummer, aged 78, a former
resident of Burtonvillo, now n resident
of Portsmouth, Ohio, has promised to
nttend nnd to glvo a reminiscent talk
recounting tho changes that havo taken
place in tho last fifty years.
Another interesting foaturo of these
annual meotings Is tho mooting of the
Board of Directors of tho Camp Meet
ings Association to lot out the priyllogcs
and to arriCngo for tho campmootlng
which follows lit a few weoks.
A eommltteo of ladies consisting of
Mrs. (). O, Dodd, Mrs. W. H, Thomns
and Misses Maggio Walker and Lulu'
Dpdd, has boon solected to attvnd
suitnbja decorations for tho day.
Having Decided to Retire Prom
Business,' I Offer My
BOTTLED IN BOND WHISKIES.
Old Taylor, full quart $ .05
Bcllo of Nelson, full quart 00
Lancaster, full quart 85
Mollwood, full quart 83
Old Sam White, full quart .70
Old 56, full quart, 8 yoars old 87
Sam Clay, full quart 83
Old Timo, full quart 84
Queon of Nelson, full quart 87
Van Hook, full quart 01
Duffy's Malt Whisky, per bottle .00
3 Star Hennessoy Brand per hot. S1.80
Eock-Rye, per quart 70
Port, per bottlo 30
Sherry, por bottle 40
Claret, por bottlo 40
Puritan Bollo, por bottlo...., f0
Miliums Extra Dry, per pint 1.90
Cooks Imperial, per pint 85
WHISKIES IN THE WOOD.
$4.00 Whisky, 8 yrs. old, per gal... $3.00
S3.00 Whisky, 4 yrs. old, per gal.... 2.50
$4.00 Brandies, per gallon 3.00
$3.00 Brandies, per gallon 2.00
Mail orders promptly shipped.
Geo. liSm Oiener
208 Market St. Maysvillo, Ky.
Dr. P. G. SMOOT
HtH-oml Klmir ninoiilr Temple,
1 hlril Mlid MnrkptMlln'U,
Sit''liil .tllrulluii In DIm-iim1 iirilic
ye, Ear, Nose, Throat.
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offlitSl, irstdttur I Office horn t, 10 i .'
by iiiioiitt"ttn y
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, loinnctltlon for chcatiiims nnil tint excel
Itim ol scrknuiii-liit, the limit liriiiem
cnu-e of tlit rnpiil lei.i .uul entire ileslmitioti
ol Hie teelli
G. M. WILLI AjMS,
First National Bank Building.
Phnnnc I Klletice A1IMV
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Dr. TAULBEE i
Special Attention Eye, Ear,
Nose and Throat.
First National Bank Building.
Saturday, June 6th, Will Be
At the New York Store
Our Sale Days Have Become Famous and the Bargains
Wfl Offer Cannot Be Received Elsewhere
Ten Great Specials
Special No. i
Special No. 2-
Special No. 3
Special No. 4
Special No. 5
Special No. 6
Special No. 7
Special No. y-
Special No. iq.
- Indies' fine white Dresses, $2.49 and $2.98.
Children's new white Dresses 9SC and
-Ladies' $1 Muslin Skirta6;e.
-250 Crepes for Dresses 15c
-Hcautiful flowered Mattings 19c.
-Room-size Matting Kngs, 9x12, jS2..jy.
-Ladies' fine Trimmed Hats y8c.
-Ladies' Vests best quality 8 ' 3c.
-Ladies' 15c and 25c Hose, the best for the
Ladies' 2 Sample Waists 98c.
NEW YORK STORE s- "SB
P. S.-CALL FOR PRESENTS WITH YOUR PURCHASE.
Only Ore of the
Tests of the Superior
Quality of the
We have a large and
207 Sutton St. Phone 250.
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Clicsaucake & Ohio
Soliedule elTectlve Nov.
TltAlNS LKAVK MAY8VlLT.n, KY.
1:40 p. iu.,h:(i;I p. ra.,
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7 US i. ni.,Yk-ilyi.
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f. ill n m..flAllv.lQfiftl.
W. W. AVIKOFK. A?D
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(rvv!, 1 jsiiiLtft wi if f I MB
Modern Plumbing, Steam
and Hot Water Heating I
Hitfh quality ol Oan 'Vork a Specialty.
Handlek)uly thcDeatol material. J)ealer
in 15raa Valves and Fittiuga, QaaHtovea
ami KHURea, All Hiica ol Bower Pipe,
I CLEAN UP! PAINT UP!
S FOR GOOD PAINT GO TO
8 THE RYDER PAINT STORE
m Washburn's Enamel House Paint
'The Most Reliable"
II We Are the Leaders in
DAIMTC WATT DADKW A 'H n.IAQ
I Your Summer
" - Are Here - :
Tomorrow is tlio day to buy your Summer Shoos and Ox-
1 k a.
n..'i OKr, fr ('.-., An .l "D.r-kci fV nil rnocioIriiG nnR'v','',J-
WLIILU OI1UUH, UAIU1UJJ tWIU X UllllW IWl tin jjjuviju v . w
all mankind. We cannot Cully impress upon you the splendor,
the diversity oC styles and magnitude oC great values we are off
ering. It is absolutely necessary Cor you yourselves to be here
and be convinced. Be here tomorrow without fail.
Ml I jKr
muni ivu uuii suvu
you Dig monoy on
wery pair you buy.
-iero you will find
.ho very newest
models in Patonts,
Tans and Gun Metal.
7 he sanu shoes you
have boon paying
$3.50 for. Special at
Ladies' soft kid strap Slippers, made with
flexible soles, a great value at 99c
Infants Patent Baby Doll Pumps, two
straps, worth 75c. Special 49c
Men's $2 Box Calf and Gun Metal Shoes
Men's $3 Shoes and Oxfords Tan, Gun
Metal and Patent at $L99
Men's Scout Shoes.
None better for wear at
Men's Ooze Outing Shoes, Tan and Black,
soft, easy shoe for summer wear $1.49
LadiesMary Jane Pumps made on fash
ion's newest lines. Are now shown at other
stores at $2.50. Our price $1.69
Children's sizes, 5 to 8 aac
Children's size?. 8 to 11 $1 .25
Missus' sizes. 11 to 2 $1.39
Ladies' New Crea
tions, Colonial Pump:
and Oxfords, wortl
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