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And what's tho uso of spoaklng,
If you havo to say It twice?
TOBACCO SALES THURSDAY
TOTALED 202,035 TOUNDS.
Only two houses linil tobacco snles
Thursday, tho Homo ami tho Indepond
'cnt. Tho total sales wero 262,935
pounds, as follows:
? J Homo.
' Pound3 sold 172,375
' Uigh prico 1ll-,-3
'I Low' prico " i-00
fva. Special crons Ilitt & Baldwin, $13:
M Sncdigar, Bath county, $13.23.
Pounds sold SO.oOO
' k IHih irio $10.75
Low prico 2-10
Offerings medium; market stronger.
Second salo at this houso on December
29, when tho market re opens.
DRUNKEN TOUGHS FROM TUTFY.
Thursday nftoruoon as Mr. and Mrs.
W, L. Sherwood qf this city were walk
ing out the rioming pike on their way
to their son's homo, two drunken toughs
in a buggy ran over thorn near Brodt's
shop, sQoroly injuring Mrs. Sherwood,
As tho fellows weut on and paid no
attention to their victims, Mr. Sher
wood was unablo to learn their names,
but as thescjhings generally como out,
it is hoped that tho law will at once
got its clutches on thee road pirate.
Robert Tair, ago 22, and Miss Ada
Lee Jewell, ago 21, both of Bath county.
Elmer T. Kirk of Inez, K., and Miv
lary E, Shecler, daughter of .1. Ii.
Sheelor of Moransburg.
,' Thomas, Miller, ago 32, and Miss Ora
Greon, ago 19, both of Mnsille.
Regular mooting of tho Settlement
Club of Monday, December 28, has been
postpone"!! until further notice.
On Holiday Goods.
Diaries and Blank Books for 1915
J. T. Kackley & Co.
SON OF FAMOUS SINGER WEDS.
Patterson, X. .1., December 20. A
wedding of noto here today was that
of Miss Elslo Straumann nnd Mr Henry
We wish you
a Happy and
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SANTA CLAUS VISITS THE POOR
Tho gouorosity of sono gentleman
and somo organizations of this itty
who oluntarily.. created u fund and
placed it in tho hands of Mls Anna
M. Casey, tho visiting nurse of the local
Health League, mado it possible to
spread gpod cheer and happiness in
many homes yesterday that would
othorwiso havo been practically with
out any of tho pleasure- of this glorious
season, bceauso tho cruel hand ' l?atf
lm.1 i1prrnml that DOVOVtV s'lOUll bo
their lot, .
A largo number of woll filled, oaskots
were prepared and wit'i a roil live San
ta Cliius in full regalia in charge and
Miss Casey nnd her ablo assistant, Miss
riorenco Wallingford, to guiilo tX) old
saint, tho trip started from tho nurse's
onico in. Court street about 11 o'clock
in the morning nitd returned at 3
in tho afternoon.
Besides dolls nnd toys, thero was
fruit and candy nnd tho moro substan
tial edibles, such as canned vogetubKs,
rice, coiTeo and many other things and
thero was also clothing for those who
needed it. To hao been present nnd
seen tho wild eyed nmazemont with
which tho isitors were received by the
children nnd tho true looks of gratl
tudo on tho faces of their parents
would havo touched any heart.
It was planned to havo Santa and
tbo nurses visit tho County Infirmary
and the City Alms Houso on this trip
and say a word of cheer to each of tho
inmates but somo delays In getting
stnrted mado this impossible and Miss
Cnsoy will today carry 11 little gift and
a pleasant word to each of these un
fortunates. Sho also has a Christmas
basket furnished by this samo fund for
a number of old ladies in tho West
End nud these will also bo delivered
REPRESENT WILSON AT SAN
Washington, December 20. Tho Sec
retary of the Treasury and Mrs. Me
Adoo departed today for San Diego,
where Mr. Me Adoo is to bo tho official
representative of President "Wilson at
tho formal opening ot tiiQ'anama'uni
Ifornin Exposition tho latter pan
Si-humann-Hoink. Tho bridegroom is
tlio eldest son of Mmo. Schumnnn
Heink, tho famous singer, who has a
homo at Singac, a suburb of this city.
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MAYSVILLE, KENTUCKY, SATURDAY, DECEMBER 20, 1914.
Surmounts Maysvillo's First Public
Christmas Troo Frco Christmas
Spirit Typified Thursday Evo
In This City.
Tho beautiful trco with Us myriad of
whito and colored electric lights, sur
mounted by a star of clear white, sym
bolic of tho Stnr of BcUilohom, was
dedicated and prcsontcd to tho city of
Maysvlllo by tho Woman's Club Thurs
day Christmas evo. Tho Christian
worlifcclebrates tho birth of Jesus
Christ, whoso lifo was tho most wonder
ful ever lived among men.
Tho great can commemorato IUs
birth, for Ho was tho tnighiest of
earth, Tlio poor can lift their hearts
to Him for Ho wns tho poorest on
enrth. All women can eclcbrnto this
day, for Ho emancipated woman and
mado hor equnl yitli tho sovereigns of
earth, nnd it was n woman who con
ceived tho idea of a community tree
two years ago in Madison Square, Now
Nowhere can largo hearted people
havo a merry Christians this year. The
tiagedy of tho gieat war casts too deep
a shadow, but wo ought to bo thank
ful lor Our uscapo from tho horrors of
war, and wo should rival these, horrors
by nets of unselfish kindness and loe,
for the very soul of Christinas is tho
spirit of solf denial and self sacrifice.
A broad wave of charity has swept
over our littlo city nnd much has been
dono to lighten tho burdens and add
to tho comfort of tho needy and this
spirit of sympathy has led tho Woman's
Club and tho Maysvillo Gas Company
and others to givo us this mngnificent
tieo which will bo lighted eory eve
ning until tlio New Year and tho star
of pure white light will be a beacon
pointing upward whoro we will be shel
tered at last in the arms of Almighty
Tho treo was erected by the Mays
vjllo Oas Company and is n work of
President II. J. Cochrnn says tho treo
will be lighted every night until New
OHRISTMAS AT THE CITY MISSION
Ono of the prettiest Christmas enter
tainments it has oor 'eon our pri
vilege to witness was'that presented by
tho children of the City Mission on
Thursday evening. About 130 child
rou wero present and probably 100
adults. Many of tho latter wero parent-,
of tho children participating, but'
thero wero also a goodly number of the
managers of tho Mission work and cru
tiibutors to tho cause present.
Tlio exercises wero under tho Jir)2
tion of Miss Maxon, Miss Tally nud
Mr, James Dawson, and openei with
prayer by Mr. Dawson, folloied by a
recital of the Lord's Prayer by the en
tiro audience Tho true spirit with
which all joined iu this beautiful pi
or wns Inspiring to n high dogree.
Then followed recitntion and songs
lsy members of tho Mission Sunday
school nnd tho climax cumo with tho
presentation of a beautiful littlo
drama ontitled "Tho Spirit of Whilst
mas." Tho selection of this Jranu and
tho mannor in which th chtldicn ren
dored it reflects great credit upon their
teacher, Miss Mnxon, Wo can not re
frain from making sposhl mention of
tho acting of Miss Reed, whose intei
pretntion of tho charaitor, "Tnc Spirit
of Christmas," was equui to any ama
tour acting over scpn in this city.
, Whilo tho littlo fairies wolo 'till dis
porting on tho stago old Santa Claus
arrived and tho distribution of gifts
to the children closed a most enjoy
ablo evening and as n rosult of this
littlo entertainment thora were many
happy homes that .would otnoiwise Jifivo
been dcsolato on Christina day .
SIXTEEN MILLION KILLED.
Chicago, December 24. Moro than
10,000,000 nnlmnls for human consump
tion wero sold for $409,134,000 sport
cash in Chicago during this year, ac
cording to figures mado public nt tho
Union Stock Yards today.
Records for last week show that thero
woro received and sold for cash 70,394
cattlo, 0,354 calves, 230,606 hogs, 133,.
119 sheep and 1,980 horses, making a
total of 442,453 animals, or 7,332 car
loads of livo stock, bringing $11,134,
210. During tho year tho arrivals num
bered 10,452,807 head in 257,701 cars.
NEGRO PUMPED SIX BALLS INTO
Tn n drunken fight near Wodouia
Thursday Anderson Jones was shot six
times by Onior Robinson, Ills wounds
nro thought to be serious. Both nro
Dr. Phillips tolotAicd The Ledger
this iuoruinL' that hfWxtractcd one bul
let' from Jones' arm, ono from his thigh
lad one from hisiog.'IIo was also shot
POAI West Virginia
It lias been tho genoral opinion that GOOD COAL could not bo had from
tho railroads. You can got any grado of COAL you want by rail. Wo havo
started with tho BEST that can bo had from tho MINES and wo will always
soli tho BEST GRADES. Wo guarantoo your satisfaction. Remember, you
can get tho BEST from us Just as cheap as you can got a cheaper grado
from othors. A TRIAL ORDER will convinco YOU.
And roraombor, wo aro loadors in LUMBER and BUILDING MATERIAL
and we havo tho Largest and Best Equipped Planing MILL in Northeastern
Kentucky. Your Satisfaction Guaranteed on every Purchaso mado from us.
The M4S0N LUMBER CO. Inc.
Cor. Second and Limestone Sts.
A. A. M'LAUGHLIN.
Washington, December 21. Tho
Washington Post gives prominence to n
new'3 dispatch stating lint overtures
for peaco between Russia and Germany
already are well under way.
Tho Post says negotiations are being
conducted through "one of the most
powerful agencies in tho world," njne
diuiu friendly to both Germany and
Russia, and that thoy look for an ad
justment of all differences botweon
Russia and Germany, notwithstanding
tho joint agreement signed early in tho
war by Russia, Prance and Hnglnnd not
to discuss terms of peaco separately.
MEETING OF COSMOPOLITAN
Columbus, O.,' December 20. Rcpro
setitnties of noarly nil tho priucip-i
countries of the world aro attending tho
annual convention of Cosmopolitan
Clubs, which mot at Ohio State Uni
versity today nnd will continue in so
sion until Wednesday. Tho member
ship of the organisation is made m
largely of foreign' students attending
American universities 'and colleges,
China, Japan, Coroa, "Siam nnd mnuy
of tho leading countries of South Amer
ica and Europe nro represented.
COATS $7 1-2
sorgo and clicvoits in
DRESSES $5 TO $18 1-2, Silk, serge, or satin and
serge combined. Also a few attractive party frocks.
SUITS $5 TO $18 1-2 Plain tailored and more elab
orate models in black nnd colors, many good styles,
warmly lined nnd interlined.
SEPARATE SIORTS $2.98 TO $7 1-2 Black nnd
colors in plain and mixed fabrics. Tunic, yoke and
straight pleated effects.
LEGAL HOLIDAY IN MARYLAND.
Annapolis, Md., Doccmbor 20.
Thanks to tho netiou of Governor
Goldsborough in proclaiming today a
legal holiday, thousands of workers
througliouMnrylaud arc this year en
Double Stamps All Day
First day to get tickets on the BIG DOLLS we are going to
Now is your
5 Do Your Christmas Shopping Early:
f for next year. All holiday goods left over are greatly reduced.
Big bargains in GOATS and SUITS. g ...'-.."'
2 XNE'JB -Belt a& mam
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ONE COPY ONE CENT.
PROHIBITION ASSURED FOR
Los Angoles, Cal., December 21. Tho
Arizona prohibition law will go into
efTcct January 1, The'specinl United
States tribunal, from which injunctions
were sought to prevent its enforcement,
refused to issue such injunctions, in a
brief decision rendered today.
0. iSECHmGEH & en.
"Now For Cleaning Up Stock"
BIG REDUCTIONS ON ALL SUITS, OVERCOATS, BALMACAANS, MACKINAWS
AND ALL OTHER CLOTHING IN THE HOUSE. THE PRICE TICKETS ARE JUST THE
SAME AS THEY HAVE BEEN, BUT THE "CASH" WILL PROM NOW UNTIL FUR
THER NOTICE BE ANOTHER STORY. COME IN AND GET THE PROPER INFORMA
TION. BE SURE AND CALL FOR TICKETS WHEN YOU BUY OR PAY YOUR ACCOUNTS.
D. HECHINGEE & CO.
DIARIES FOR 1016
J. T. KACKLEY & CO.
Is your "Christmns spirit'
straight this morning I
$19 1-2 Chincillas, zibelincs,
colors and practical winter
joying n throo day Chrismaa holiday
for tho first timo in their lives. Today,
in nil tho principal cities and towns of
tho state, tho courts, banks, public of
fices and many mercantilo establisments
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LEADING RZTAI ERS
NOTICE TO FARMERS.
WE ARE NOW READY TO RE
OEIVB TURKEYS FOR THE NEW
YEAR'S MARKET BRING THEM
E. L. MANCHESTER PRODUCE CO
Tho last tobacco factory burned a few
days ago at Nobo, Ky. At ono time
Nebo boasted of six factories and was
a famous leaf tobacco town, but of re
cent years seems to hno nearly aban
doned tho tobacco business.
A OHRISTMAS GREETING TO
"My thoughts go out to you, m y
wishing you joy in all your deeds
task, wisdom for tho work, pence
Hide, and loo to the last."
We wish to thank our friends
extend to each our best wishes for
s M. F. WILLIAMS, Third Street Drug Store
itoViWiu wini nwr'iir'i'r.ii.iuwu
Mr. James Dunn's two story dwell
ing house in Limestone street was sold
at public auetion last Wednesday to
Mr. Sam Middleman for $1,010.
It's a nice homo and Mr. Middle
man's famih will soon moe in
BLOUSES 39c TO $2.98 Including lawn, voile,
lace, satin, silk and chiffon, attractively made.
"We can't give detnils because there are scarcely two
garments alike in the entire collection.
llesides the bargains mentioned above we are clos
ing out $1.00 gingham dresses for o0c, in 2 to 6 year
sizes. Women's flannelette kimonas. Black leather
handbags slightly scarred in the Christmas rush. AVo
lnon's neckwear that hurried shoppers crumpled but
tliese pretty collars and vestees suffered no wrong an
ironing can't right.
i WtgsWli WW-WiWl'lr'W'W
SOOWBALLING ENDS FATALLY.
Middletown, O., December 21.
Throwing of snowballs ended in a dou
blo tragedy today when Joseph Vun
glonoltch and Thomas ClosnoUtih,
both 113 j ears old, wero shot bj I2orott
101 West Second St. Z
DISCOVERED FIRE JUST IN TIME.
About 10:30 o'clock last night Mr. S.
Straus discovered fire iu the warchouso
of It. B. Level in Market street, just
north of his grocery storo, and for a
tlmo it looked like thero would bo a
dangerous blae, but tho prompt re
sponse of tho firo department, which
quickly got its chemicals to work, put
it out. It is supposed to havo started
from tlio oxplosion of a coal oil stovo
used to keep a lot of potatoes from
OUR FRIENDS AND CUSTOMERS.
friend, this happy Christmas time, Z
and days, wishing you timo for tho
for tho pathway, friends for tho fire- g
and patrons for faors shown, and
a Merry Christmas. m
Maysville's Biggest and Best
Clotliinfj and Suae Store
Biggest and Ber dotrilniraiiir
Shoe Houso in Maysvlllo.
Horn, -this morning at 2 oMock, to
the wife of Mr. Leo Cullcn, a fino son.
dmirnl Dewey is 77 today
Dai ley, 25, a
ate, home on
United States army pri
a Christmas furlough.
Mr Edward Mitchell of Detroit,
Mich., is hero for a Christmas isit to
hisinothor, Mrs. Mollio Miteholl.
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