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VOL. I NO. 25
LEXINGTON, KY.; SATURDAY, AUGUST, 17, 1912
PRICE 15c PER MONTH
GENERAL BAPTIST ASSOCIATION
CLOSING OF THE GEORGE-
TOWN "CHAUTAUQUA M .
The General Baptist Association
has brought to this city the largest
number of intelligent ministers and
visitors ! that has ever assembled
here A general welcome is ex
tended .the visitors, in every nook
and-corner, from fhe hearts of every
loyal citizen-'' The session will be
gin at Rev. "W. T. Silvey's church,
opposite the Governor's mansion
U E Church held their ses-
JSTew "Zion Kentucky. It
fas' one of the largest bodies of
'Missionary Women thai has ever
assembled in a meeting of this na
ture in the State. They had a most
profitable session and much good,
it is to be hoped, will result there
from. The Negro Chautauqua at George
town 'was a grand success. The
great educational feast continued
for eight days. Some of the best
speakers of our race took part in
fhe exercises to the great edi&ca
of all who had the pleasure of hear
Miss Clara Coleman and Mrs.
Mollie Warren left for Georgetown
to visit Mrs. Fannie B. Rice.
Mrs- Frances Williams gave a
party in honor of -her cousins, the
Misses Handy of Chicago, at her
residence on Mero street.
Mrs. Alice Woolfolk and Mrs.
Mary Garrett, of Louisville, are
the guests of Mrs. Blackburn on
iss Edmonia Campbell, of In-
alis, is the guest of her par-
rat the First Baptist
by the Reaper's Club, of
'which'- Miss Mary P. Madison is
president. All of the performers
played their parts well-
Miss Laura Parker, of Louisville,
is " in the city, the guest of Mrs.
Anna Gatewood. , '
Mrs. Annie T. O'Neill has ar
rived from a few weeks visit in
-Miss Charity Boyd, has arrived
after taking a tour through the
East, and taking a summer course
in music at the Chicago University.
Miss Boyd is Directress in Music at
the Clinton Street High School.
Mr. A. W. Titus, of Berea, was
in the city this week.
-Miss 'Zibbie Johnson left for
Louisville, after a few week's visit
with her mother, Mrs. M. John
son. Mrs. Mattie L. Anderson left for
Bardstown to attend the Teacher's
Institute which Prof. H. C. Rus
sell is conducting. .
Mrs. Samuel Williams and son,
S. T." Williams, are spending a few
weeks in Cincinnati.
Miss Florence Anderson has re
turned from Atlantic City.
Mr. A. L. Bridwell, a graduate
of the K. N. I. I., has been elected
as teacher at the Reform School at
Mrs.. Sydney Bryant, who left
the city a few months ago, very ill,
kas returned from Jeffersonville,
IndM wonderfully improved.
Mrs. Alex. Saunders, of New
; York City, is the guest ot Miss L
- Mr.'R. L- Darnaby, of Lexing
ton, passed through the city en
. route to Tuskeegee, and was the
guest of Mrs. Blackburn on Nor
"C Mrs. Susie Davis is visiting heir
mother, Mrs. John Edwards.
Prof. G. P. Russell; Principal of
the Russell High School at Lexing
ton, is conducting the Teachers
Institute at Harrodsburg this week.
Mrs. Ellen Davenport, of East
St.' Louis,. Mo., the niece of Mr.
Grayson, of Lawrenceburg. met
with a painful accident., getting
her foot badly scalded, which is
giving her a considerable amount
Rev. G. L. Brown, who has been
pastor of the Lawrenceburg Church
for a number of years, died very
suddenly at his home in Harrods
The. Lexington District M. E.
Conference will convene at Lexing
ton, Aug. 51st to 25th. ! A large
humber oi delegates is expected.
The" Union Benevolent Lodge
will hold its annual session at Rus
sel Cave. The session will begin
the last Tuesday in this month and
continue four days
Prof. W. Buchannan, of Normal,
Ala. A. & H. College, has accepted
the presidency of the K. N. I. I.
We wish the young man much
On Friday last Mr. Thompson
Brown was struck on the head by a
rock by some unknown .person. His
skull was cracked, exposing $he brain
and the wound may prove fatal. Mr.
Brown was totally unconscious till
Saturday and knows nothing of his
assailant. A man was arrested on
suspicion and is at thip writing await
ing trial, which is set for Tuesday.
The wounded man is at the home of
his grandmother, Mrs. Ellen Wyatt,
a well-known citizen of Flemings-
Miss Ellen Wyatt, of Cincinnati,
who is visiting her mother at this
place, leaves for home on Wednes
people were in Maysville last Sun
Rev. G. L. A Wilson left for Win
chester Monday to hold service that
The conference of the, M. E. Church
will begin on Wednesday, the 14th, at
Flemingsburg was quite largely
represented at Mayslick at the closing
of the eight days meeting at the
Rev. J. W. White will start an
eight days meeting at Pleasantville
on Sunday next. Rev. G. L. A. Wil
son will be one of the preachers.
Mrs. Mary L. Griffith's two girls
have typhoid fever.
Crops are very good throughout
Mason county. -Some tobacco was
cut last week. This will be an early
season. ' - -
Rev. J. D. Brown's eight days meet
ing will start the 25th of August
Many good preachers are expected to
be with him 'at Mayslick. .
Mr. Tom Bell has gone to Ripley,
O , to live. .
(By Elizabeth Merchant.)
Mr. and Mrs ."Dave Berry man,
with two daughters, Miss Mary
and Martha, and son Archie
spent Sunday with their daugh
ter, Mrs Cora Collins.
A good many people from
Pricetown spent Sunday in Ut
tinger town. They report a
pleasant day . Miss Kattie Cow
an, of Lexington, is visiting
Mrs. John Turner on the Todd's
Miss Mary Lee, of Leestown,
Ky., has been visiting her cous
in, Mrs. Sallie White.
Mr. and Mrs. George Henry
Smith, of Pricetown, speuE from
Saturday until Monday in Win
Chester, visiting their sis-er.
Miss lone Smith, of Lexing
ton, who ha9 been visiting here,
went home Monday.
Miss Mary Bell Smith, the
daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Wil
liam Smith, is visiting her aunt
in Winchester, Miss Julia May
Attendance at Pricetown Sun
day School 32. Collection $1.02.
. Mrs. Nannie Hall, of Muir Sta
tion, spent from Friday until
Monday in Pricetjown visiting
Sunday was a well spent day
with the Helena people. They en
tertained quite a number of friends
from different points Sunday.
The meeting was grand. There
was a very large crowd upon the
grounds. Many old friends had
the pleasure of shaking hands once
more. Rev. J. D. Brown, of
Mayslick, preached the opening
sermon in the morning; Rev J.
W. White, of Mayslick, in the
afternoon: and Rev. J. R. Demby
of Ewing, in the evening. We
Mr. Charles Williams, who has
recently become a member of the
Helena Church, showed great in
terest in the meeting-.
Mrs. Willie Clark entertained
the visiting ministers right royally.
The wife of the Rev, G. W.
Mack i9 quite ill. She is being
attended by Dr. Fields, the
best physician in the city.
Rev. G. L. A. Wilson, of He
lena, is preaching for Bro. Mack
Sevejgiif aths have occurred
hefe,!7--amo-ag - our citi
zens and several are quite sick
at mis writing.
Miss Sue Howard, of Cincin
nati, who has been visiting Miss
Jennie L. Jackson, returned home
Miss Mary A. Devine entertain
ed a delightful birthday party
Thursday, Aug. 8, entertaining
twenty-five guests. - '
Miss Jennie L. Jackson enter
tained Miss Mary B. Thomas, of
Versailles, and Miss Mary E.
Howard, of Nashville, Sunday.
Mrs.. Ella Johnson spent last
week in Lexington, the guest of
Mrs. Beulah Mosby.
Mrs. Samella Ramsey.of Cincin
nati, who -has been visiting Mr
and Mrs. W. H Harris, returned
home last week.
Mr. and Mrs. Charles Reeden and
son spent Sunday in Frankfort.
(By Anna Belle Thornton)
Mrs. Tate and daughter, Mary
Lee, of Walnut Hills, are the
guests of Mrs. Mary Fox, of
G. H. Dent and Miller Queen
attended the Ripley O., fair.
Mr. and Mrs. Charles Thorn
ton arrived home from the Rip
ley fair. They had a pleasant
trip. - ' .
Miss Bertha. Brown and Mr
Charles Owens attended the
camp meeting Helena, of which
Rev. G'. L. A. Wilson is pastor.
Rev. A. Walker was calling
at the home of Mr. Charles
Thornton Monday .evening
He preached at his church in
Nepton Sunday 'morning " and
- t -
Mrs. Lizzie Butler snerl last week
Mrs. Joseph ineNeal is
uite sick at
t. ; '
her home, 726 N. Mill stre
Miss Maggie Sautters w
bb.. a visitor
in Nicholas ville last Sum
Mrs. Aaron Greene and
Williams spent Sunday
f ; -. -.
K rs. Mary
in Bran non
with Mrs. Julia Broaddus.'
Miss Carrie CunninghaiP '." is in the
city, to be with her motlrer who is
very sick at her home.
. . . . .
Miss Lillie May Congle(l,n. 9 Mt-
Sterling, in in the city if"! a weeks
visit with friends.
Mr. W. II. Waikins a
hd wife, of
Daytou, O., are spending
in the city.
Quite a crowd of Knighl3 Templar
attended the picnic at Georgetown on
Miss Nettie Tribble will
day for a visit of sever
Louisville and Cincinnati
.1 weeks to
Prof. Wm. II. Perry, of
was among the attendant
h upon the
Knights Templar concl
city this week.
ve in this
Miss Alice McClure, of I Cincinnati,
will be the guest of her grandmother,
Mrs. Marearet McClure. funtil after
'. Mrs. Emma Chinn delig
tertained the Magnolia
home on Prall street. A
all. able evening was spent by
109 per cent Jpare,
3, 6, 10, 20 and SO lb car
Pf lb 10 l-2c
Pure Pork Sausage
Hamburg Steak per lb
per lb .
Pork Roast per lb
-Fresh Spare Ribs per lb niy
Sugar Cured Picnic Ha ml
per lb olily 12c
Smoked Bacon per lbV 12 15c
White Bacon per lb II 13c
All Goods U. S. inspected at' .
Cash White House
t The Home of Tine meats.
341-343 WEST SHORT ST
Sumptuary Laws, - -
The first sumptuary laws that we
know anything about werd those of
Lycurgus, the Spartan, abouf 900 B. C
unless the laws of Moses are to take
nrioritv. If the so called "Mdsaic code"
was really the work of Moses, then they
must tie looked, upon as being the old
est sumptuary laws In existence. If,
however, the Mosaic laws are no older
than the reign of King Josiah, then the
Snartan code of Lycurgus isithe oldest.
At. nnv rate, the honor lies between
livcureus and the author of the Mosaic
code. New York American.
First Thames SteambAat.
The first steamer on the
the Marjory, In 1814: The
followejd her a year later.
11 UUv - -vEE
I o nly lie
Mesdames Phyllis Martin and Fan
nie Beck and little Miss Pearl Chinn
spent Sunday in the Queen City with
aelatives and friends. i
Mrs. Mollie Wilson left Sunday for
her home in Cincinnati, after a few
days visit with relatives and friends.
She was accompanied by Miss Julia
Mae Williams and Miss Margaret
Mr. and Mrs. Richard Haskins, of
518 W. Fifth street, entertained with
dinner Tuesday evening in honor of
Mrs Martha Bowman, of Cincinnati,
the guest of Miss Nettie Tribble.
Those present were : Mrs. Bowman,
Miss Tribble, Mrs. Green Boone and
Mr. Charlie Mitchell.
We cohgratulate Mr. A. L. Bridwell
on his election to position as teacher
at the " Reform School. We . have
known the young man for several
years. During his course at State
Normal, from which he. was graduated
last June, he was a close student, and
will no doubt make a good teacher.
Mrs. Nettie Warmick, of Campbell
street, who for the past five years
has presided over the culinary de
partment at State Normal, Frankfort,
left Thursday for Dayton, O., to ac
cept a similar position in the Moore
hotel at that place. "Miss Nettie,"
as she is familiarly known, is a most
excellent cook, and Mr. Moore is to
be congratulated upon securing her
services. We wish her much success
in her new field, and extend our sym
pathy to the boys and girls at Nor
mal, who will certainly miss her
(By G. E...L.) ..
sir- and Mrs. G. E. Lawless en
tertained Tuesday with a delicious
lunch, 4Rev .r and (Mrs-.;, Warren;
Spotts. of Louisville. Rev. Sports
is a Bible student at State Uni
versity, Louisville, preparing- for
the ministry, that he may be able
to bring- some souls to ChfiStT
By Mack Brown
Miss Lillian Berry, of Lexing
ton, is visiting her parents, Mr.
and Mrs. Moses Brooks.
Miss.Dollie Polk and Miss Pearl
Arnold, of this town, spent Mon
day in Lexington.
Mr. Howard Buckner is again
Mrs: Harriet Maxbury, of
Jacksontown. is very sick.
Miss Lillie B own is able to be
out after a few weeks illness.
Mr. James Johnson, of Macey
Avenue, is very ill from a fall he
sustained while plastering a house.
Rev. Burns, of Frankfort,
preached an excellent sermon at
the First Baptist Church Sunday
Mrs. Margaret Coleman is very
Mrs. Mack Brown spent Thurs
day in Lexington.
Revs. Polk, Butler and Prof. T.
J. Smith are attending the associa
tion at Frankfort this week.
Mr. Edward Beauford, of Lou
isville, is visiting his mother, Mrs.
Mr. Grant Steppf-who has been
in Indianapolis, returned home
last week. .
Master Harrison Johnson, the
grandson of Mrs. Lizzie Breckin
ridge, is mending slowly.
, The grand picnic, given by the
I. D. S. and D. of H., was largely
Rev. Gill, of Burgin, was in this
town Tuesday attending the
funeral of Mrs. Fannie Gill, widow
of Mr. Jack Gill.
Prof. Vf. H. Perry and Mr. Phil.
White, or Louisville, ana w. u. Wat'
kins, of Dayton, O.. paid us an early
call on Thursday morning. We were
delighted to see them, especially the
Professor, with whom we have been on
terms of intimacy for more than
thirty years, and who helped us iu our
fights tor better educational facilities
in the years agone. He is still fighting
for the same thing, ana we. are wnn
qidi btart and Hand.
Bcsi COAL mined in (he South
TmnfS8 QUICKLY, BURNS FREELY AND IS
LOW IN ASH.
Try it and you'll use no other
Xoius es Gognets 8L Co.
Always On The Watch
Wise housekeepers are always
The best flour is the chepest in
so many little delicacies with the
ry. JbSe sure you use
Lexington CREAM Flour
And see what a treat you have been missing three times every day.
'CREAM' saves the shortening.
MADE ONLY BY
LEXINGTON ROLLER MILLS CO.
"THE BLUE GRASS MILLERS." . - LEXINGTON. KY
DEALERS , IN
HAY, GRAIN, FEED AND COAL
Warehouse, elevator and yards,
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HAS REMOVED TO
PRESSING AND CLEANING.
Have your clothes STEAM CLEANED it is better than dry
cleans both inside and outside. This style of work is
A. 8. HAWKiAIS, Proprietor.
City Market Ice Cream
BEST IN KENTUCKY
VAN1LL4, CHOCOLATE AND FRUIT
One Quart 30c. Half Gallon 55c.
One Gallon 90c. Two Gallons $1.60
Three Gallons $2.25
ice cream mm
(By Lena Hawkins.)
Services were held Sunday morn
in and evening at the Bracktown
Church, Rev. Alexander offici
ating. On next Sunday Rev. Mr.
Washington is expected to preach
at the Bracktown Church.
Miss Lena Hawkins spent from
Fiiday until Monday in George
town attending the Chatauqua
Mrs. Lena Jackson, Mrs. Mamie
White and Miss Jo. Anna Jackson
spent from Saturday to Monday in
Georgetown attending the Chatauqua.
on the watch for something better.
the lone run and then vou can make
best flour. Besides there is no wor
Cor. Broadway and Bolivar Sts.
Rex Crushed Feed
418 W. MAIN ST.
WORK CALLED FOR AND
Mr. Jesse Lewis, of - Lexington,
who has been ill, . was able to
visit at the home of his brother,
Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Bady.
Rev. Alexander and wife enter
tained Rev. Spotts and his wife, of
Louisville, Friday, Aug. 6.
Mr. Lation Batts, of Winches
ter, is now visiting his uucle, Mr.
Mr. Jackson, of Frankfort, is
now visiting his cousin, Mr. and
Mrs. James Fields.
Mrs. Ramsey, of Bracktown, has
returned home trom a two weeks'
Mr. George Scruggs, of Lever
son ,and Miss Effie Christopher,
of Yarnallton, were married