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MAY8VILLE, KENTUCKY SATURDAY, DECEMBER 30, 1916.
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Washington. IVcomber 29 In spite
of weather conditions that tM u
trains and crippled coal delivery ar
rauKcments In hundred of cltlea, re
volt to Hie I'ostonV department In
dicate that '.i:i per cent, of this year's
m onl-breakliit; budget of ('hrlstmBs
ii, ail, Including 125,ta)0.Oti parcelaand
n ii ii. v millions of holiday lettera and
ihrda. were delivered on or before
( lirlatuiaM day.
The tremendous bulk of mall matter
turned over to the service for trans
li,iiHtlon and delivery in the two
weeks before Christmas was equiva
lent. Postmaster General Burleson
pointed nut tonight, "to fully two and
one-half pounds of parcel mail for
in the lund
ti.KMIXlHHt RIJ BANKS PHOS.
Fltmtngsburg. Ky., December 29
The three banks In this city have en
Joyed probably the moat prosperous
year In their history. In keeping with
the general proaperlty of the country
They have each declared their usual
m ml-annusl dividends and laid aside
some profits In addition.
The Fleming County Farmers Hank,
with a capital of $4S.no and a surplus
of $45,000. haa declared Its semi-annual
divldenda of 7V4 per cent.
The deposit Bank of Pearce, Fant
Co.. with a capital of $60,000 and sur
plus of $110,000. has declared its semi
annual dividend of 6 per cent.
The People's Bank, with a capital of
$40,000 nnd a surpus of $30,000. has
woman, child and inrant i declared its semi-annuai amaena oi i
That would require use per cent. The deposits are probably
or l.ono full mall cars, carrying ten , the largest In the history of the Instl-L
tons cadi, during the two week's per- tutlons at this time.
Department officials estimate that ANI .STILL THEY COME
postage receipts for the month will
not total less than $18,000,000. Last! Th'- MMon ''Ur.iber through tta
December the total was $15,000,000. laltorney, Hon. J. M. Collins, filed suit
with Circuit Clerk James B. Key yes-
In remembering; year .relatives and trrday against the Cooper Construc
ii lends for 117 The Bally Public I tlon Co. and the Washington Improvc-
I.edger would prove a most accept- mailt Co. for $170.76
able rift, start with the New Year.
In Police fourt yesterday artcr-
r.oon William Hoops was fined $fi.5(i
for being drunk,
Nmitfic and his Hand will be at the
Prinress Itink Tuesday evening.
President Wilson on Life Insurance
"If a man does not provide for ls wife and children, if he does not
provide fir all those dependent upon him, and if he has not that vision
of conditions to come, and that care of tlio days that have not yet dawned
which we sum up in the whole Idea of thrift and saving, then he has not
opened his eyes to any adequate con ption of unman life. If I were to
die tonight, to a very large extent the entire protection of my family would
constat of Life Insurance-J?ollcies."
Protect your family in the MUTITAL LafE IN'SI'IIANCE COMPANY OF
NEW YORK, oldest, largest and rlcest Mutual Company.
J SHERMAN ARN
Now For Invoicing and Cleaning
Up, and We Will Certainly
Bargains For You
Come in and pay your Jan
uary account, and get tickets on
the Chevrolet Touring Car that
we are going to give away next
The Square Deal Man, of
Square Deal Square
AND NOW WE MOST SINCERELY WISH YOU A HAPPY
HEALTHFUL AND PROSPEROUS
KNOW OP NO SURER WAY TO PRODUCE SAME THAN
BY SAVING SOME MONEY. WI WOULD BE GLAD TO HELP
TO UDO SO.
First-Standard Bank and
YOU CAN JOIN OUR SAVING OLUB AMY TIME. JUST
COME IN AND GET A OABD. NO INITIATION FEE NO BID
TAPE EVERYBODY WELCOME
In a Oame of Basketball Tilth the
Team From the High Hch.il Last.
Meht Score SI to 12.
In one of the most Interesltng con-
testa ever played on the floor of th"
High School auditorium the Alumni
team heat the regular team by a score
of 31 to 12. Thla la the first defeat
the Alumni were ever able to Inflict
upon the High School team, the fail
ure to do thla before being due to tho
fact that the forme.- have always been
racking In practice and team work
Thla was not so last night as the mom-
bera of the Alumni team have been
playing the game thla winter and so
were better prepared to beat the High
The following was the line-up at
the opening of the game:
ALUMNI HIGH SCHOOL
In the first half Walker was sub
stituted for Thomas. As the begin
ning of the second half the positions
of Walker and Browning were
changed and later In the game Walker
waa removed and Hicks put In his
The first half started out very In
terestingly. The Alumni took the lead
when Hampton threw a geal on
Wood's foul. The High School then
scored three points. The Alumni
caught up with this and soon were far
enough In the lead to have easy go
ing. At the end of the first half the
score was 10 to 4 In the Alumni fn-
vor. The second half completed the
slaughter. Downing was the indi
vidual star of the High School team,
playing a brilliant game.
GOING TO EUROPE TO REPLACE
I KDGK MONIIA1
The Ledger 111 bn Issued aa usual
on Monday, fw Year's Day will be
observed by b)dip of the bualness
houses, but thtl larger part of them
will remain opdh the entire day. The
banks will be flosed during the day.
There will be Sjp rural delivery from
the postofllce aal only one city de
livery, that in the morning. The win
dows at the postolncc will open from
8 until II o'clock
HA l GOOD tin MM,
The opening of the indoor baseball
game at the old Thomas building on
North Market street last night was
very successful, a large crowd being
In attendance. The game proved very
Interesting and a largo number of
men tried their skill as batsmen. Tho
game promises to become very popu
lar In this city.
M ATCH JflGHT si 111 II I
The watch night service at ths
Third Street at. E. Church Sunday
night will begin at 7:30 with the Ep
worth Lague service. The romalnder
of the evening's services will be very
Interesting. A light luncheon will be
served at 11 o'clock. Mr. W. W. Ball
will speak on "The Advantages of
I'll. BI T0 PICTOBID
Dr. George W. Hunton of Dayton
Ohio, was pictured in Friday's Cincin
nati Commercial Tribune. Dr. Bunton
wsb formerly psptor of the Third
St i oil M K Church of this city and
has been In Dayton two years. He
has Just been elected the president of
the Federation of Churches In that
II A BY 1)1 KM
The Infant daughter of Mr. and Mrs.
C. N. Boiling of Forest avenue, died
Friday morning and was later burled
in the Maysville cemetery.
NATNTILLI SOL BIK K SKtKKBS
Friends of Bergenia Tom Harbour
of the West Virginia Machine Gun Co,
2nT Infantry, now stationed at 8an
Antonio, Texaa, will be glad to know
that he now holds the best record with
Machine chub In his Co.
About three weeks ago the Co. was
camping on an Artillery Range for
two weeks at heavy practice every
day. Shortly before their return to
Fort Bam, Houston, two gun so,nade
wore chosen by two Lleutenanta, to
shoot agninst each other. Tom was
gunner for the second station and was HRYANT WAMHIIt HN AT THE PAS. ' POSTPONED MEETING
given a seven hundred yard range TIME NEW YEARS BAY Thp King's Daughters of the Kpls-
whllc the other gunner was shooting , The New Yeara attraction at the copal Church will not meet until tho
six hundred yards. In the finish Tom Pastime is Bryant Washburn and Nell second Monday of January, that meet
hadn't missed a target making the oatg in "Tho Breaker" from the story Ing wlll'be at the residence of Dr. and
beat score that had ever been made In by Arthur Stringer in The Saturdny Mrs. Edwin Matthews.
his Co.. The following day after their Evening Poet, arranged and directed - ,
return to the Fort, Tom was promoted ! by Fred B. Wright. Don't miss this Matinee at the Princess Rink today
to Duty Sergeant. cno at (ha Pastime Monday. from 2 until 1:30 p. m. 28-tf
GOOD BYE, CHRISTMAS!
See Window For
REDUCED PRICES ON FANCY PERFUME IN CHRISTMAS
All Christmas, Goods REDUCED.
M. F. WILLIAMS & COMPANY
PKO.H OCR HEARTS
not hecsuse It Is the custom w:
l hank our friends and patrons for .
very successful year and wish one
and all a happy and prosperous 1917.
Br. II. halm of Clnriunatl on Mondays.
Dr. George Dctlne Every Bay.
Optometrists and Opticlons.
FARMERS & TRADERS BANK
DEPOSIT YOUR TOBACCO CHECKS WITH THE FARMERS
& TRADERS BANK. 3 PER CENT INTEREST PAID ON TIME
DEPOSITS. OUR BANK IS THE HOME OF THE FARMER, AND
HE IS ALWAYS WELCOME, AT THE LITTLE BANK ON THE
CORNER WITH THE BIG BUSINESS.
OUR CHRISTMAS SAVINGS CLUB OPENS MONDAY, DE
0. L. WOOD, CASHIER.
Columbus, Ohio, December 28
Bishop W. F. Anderson of Cincinnati,! i,.,
to M superintendents and board mem
bers of the Methodist Episcopal
churches of Indiana, Ohio and Ken
tucky, in convention yesterday, that
his mission to Europe is to replace
Bishop J. L. Nuelsen, of the Methodist
Episcopal Church, whose close affil
iation with Germany is said to have
made him unacceptable to churchmen
of tho Entente Allies and of certain
neutral nations. He said ho may re
main in Europe five or six months.
DISTRICT MANAGERS OP HOME
Mr. J. J. Vcatch, who has been Dis
trict Manager for the Central Home
Telephone and Telegraph Company for
the last three years, supervising their
property at Maysville, Carlisle and
Cynthiana, in addition to Bourbon
county, has been promoted to a sim
ilar position with same company, in
cluding all the, towns east of Louis
ville, including Shelbyvllle, Eminence
Owenton, Frankfort, Lawrenceburg,
liarrodsburg and way stations. Mr.
Veatch's office will remain In Paris,
where most of his time will be spent.
The following are the revenue as
signments for the following month:
J. H. Rogers & Company, Maysville,
Frank Harting, storekeeper-gauger.
H. E. Pogue Distillery Company,
Maysville r B. B. Pollltt, day; David
Mr. W. C. Slye Is assigned to night
bottling at the Midway Distillery- Co
at Midway, Ky.
TRIAL SET KOR TODAY
Willis Umbel, who cut and wound
ed Arthur Johnson at the Sphar Hrlck
i.i ni on Wedneaday afteruoou, wat
brought before Judge Wbataker yes
turday afternoon but as he wishad
two witnesses sumuiunuu the trial wusl
postponed until this afternoon.
( lit Id HO GETTING ONE JAY OKP
All of the city carriers at the post-
office are rttceiviug a day'a holiday
this week on accouut of the fact that
they were compelled to Work on laat
Suuilay The large amount of Christ
uias mall on bauds made It necessary
to have this delivery.
WILL GIVE 1M L REPORT
Coroner Charlss Mlack haa prepare
bis annual rsport for the year of thoauj
who have met their doaih vlolautly
Th total number of violent deaths foi
Um year only totals ten. the smallest
number for several years.
The bunch of keys advertised for In
the Ledger of last Thursday were re
turned to the owner within thirty
minutes after the copy was sent to the
Ws mention this to remind
y ii that it always pays to use tin
Ledger If you want results.
Practice up for Smlttle's Band, al
the Princess Itink. Watch for th
"This is our Mggegt asset; without your confidenco, absolute and continued, we could W
tim e never built (he great business that we have. 9
Without your oonfldOhM we would most certainly not have obtained your good will, J
friendly feeling mid the words of endorsement which you have so generously spoken of us to J
your friends We thank yon for your patronage during 1916 and shall make it our business to V
so conduct the affairs of our concern as to continue to merit to the fullest extent the great T
DlAtiaill'ii jiI' (iii(irlftnin luKioh vam rt n in Ssj no
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May the bells of happiness ring merrily for yon throughout the coming year.
D. Hechinger & Co.
Separate Skirts at Special Prices
Attractive models in black or navy serge, carefully tailored. Some are plaited,
other skirts are button trimmed. Unusual values at $3.98 and $5.
The New Taffeta Petticoats
In lovely changeable shades and in plain colors. Flounces trimmed in tiny
ruffles. These attractive skirts are copied from much higher priced models.
Reduced Suits at $18.50 and $22.50
The choosing is particularly good for late season stock. The styles are new
and smart. The fabrics and tailoring satisfactorily express Hunt quality.
Saturday Wi Re Red etrer tav
The new premiums tor 1917 will make your mouth water.
Special reductions on
I SUITS, COATS, DRESSES
0 As we could not buy any nne imported aout to give away, we nave aecmea 10 give away
i Two "Amco" Talking Machines :
with 10 Emerson Double Duo Reoodrs with each machine.
On every $1 00 purohage or on every $1.00 paid on account we shall give one Hoke.
Saturday will be the ftrit day to get tickets Some times the first tickets are the lucky ones.
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