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jj 00 0 THE OLD RELIABLE
M. Ui KELLY
to haveyour eyM examined nd
fitted with Correct glasses; also
your fine watch honestly and
intelligently repaired. Is al
ways Up to datd with the best
Instruments und.methods. Over
30 years an optician and jewler,
25 Years a graduate Op
tometrist. No. 8 North Main Street,
Opp. t'ourt HouBe,
I WAMINGS1 j
'HINTS! REMINDERS! j
I A BURNING SUBJECT!
Times of Pdace
Prepare for War!
While the Enemy, Cold Weath
Inactive Just Now,
The Advance Gunrd Will
Soon Make Its Appearance!
Fill Your Coal Bin With
You May Successfully Resist
Office and Yards 7th & Kailroad Sts.
Home Phone 1344, Cumb. Phone 158.
See That Curve?
, wear the old Flat Lens when you
can get our new
1 1 a m ip mkiAt r r s r r n
Can't you see that this lens pivts
you a much wider viioi?
If you have Flat lenses unci hth
satisfied we can duplicate them i' -to
this new lens without examin-
NO WAITING.. Can (ieliver Kinases
t same day order is I-mc. wmein
l ard 'Ot'us explain why this lers id
IS.H. HORNER, Optomeltist
R. C. HARD WICK,
ManulV. Jeweler and Opiiciur.
ro the culmination
f corset excellence
10 product Aof,
-1 in- i r
anest frnd well
iiiults "could not be
different than they
re-rcorsets pi stylish
ies and fashionable
lot a, better corset
bb made for th
iorvy. Wo carry In stocK all cf
he latest, stunning, modish effects
LMERKJAN 3BA0TY C0RSET5
ONE DOLLAR UP
For Sale. By
E 0. 0 SFKOGSE CO,,
In order to arrange immediate
telephone service for subscribers
having the Automatic telephone only,
it will be necessary to duplex all
lines of subscribers in Hopkinsville
that are paying for party line ser
Subscribers desiring Bi'ngle lino
service, within corporate limits, will
please notify the company at once.
so that proper arrangements can bo
made. Yours very truly,
CHRISTIAN-TODD TEL. CO.
D. G. Edwards. ,
Building and Contents Re
duced to Ashes.
The general merchandise store of
Rev. P. A. Thomas, at Hickory
Withe, North Christian, was de
stroyed by fire of unknown origin
Saturday niht about 11 o'clock.
The explosion of a coal oil tank in
the building gave the first intima
tion that a fire was raging and, when
neighbors reached the fire it had
gotten under such headway that
nothing could be done to save either
the stock of goods or the house.
TheloES is probably $2,000, with
When you want fire,
tornado.life or bond
insurance in the.. . .
Oldest and Strongest
office up stairs, over
drug store, corner
Ninth and Main, or
Christmas Gift is The Topic
To be thoroughly appreciated, a gift must be USEFUL as well as
ORNAMENTAL. We have many articles that will gladden the
hearts of any one. These are a few suggestions, given to try- and
help you solve that important question that arises now:
"What Shall I Give For Christmas?"
MOTHER f," .vyC'-1' ' ' .
"Would eDjoy a Bissell Carpet Sweepter, ClothesrHamper:, Carving,, Set? or.
. Sewing Set. V-;., V$ 'V ,
FATHER- V -.'- ;- .. .WZ-:'. t '
Chest of .Tools.,; 'y. ':,';;; ' vv';.: ' '-' "
n Would be. delighted, wi'th.a Beantif al MknictireiSet, Sewih'ge.t,' D6irl3:o-
, . r . v
be hatmy with,a eenuirfe Flexible , Elver 22 Rifle. Air Rifle.. Foot
, Ioe Skates Roller Skates,; Hob;by Hors'eV-dVPdoket' Knife. I' ,. ; f & "
ANOTHER RAILROAD RUMOR
Tennessee Central Wants to
Extend Its Line to Coal
That the Tennessee Central con
templates striking out from its pres
ent Ken'ucky terminus at Hopkins
ville to reach the West Kentucky
coal fields, was the statement of
Rutledge Smith, of Cookeville,
Term., industrial agent for the conj-pa-ij,
ui iho tn'lrnqd commission.
nfwiiil .! u'Vi-inn of th
road is operated ai. a lurid ami is vh -uah'e
to the company only in the
hope of eventually making this ex
Providence and Sturgis probab'y
wilt be rt ached by the extension,
which ni;y po down to Dawson
Springs. At all events the lime will
go to Shawneetown, III., where it
will have connections for Chicago
and St. Louis.
Two surveys have been made and
the only thing in the way is finarc-
ine the p-i ject. It is possible thut
a crossing of the Ohio river will be
rmde at Owensborn, if thp Ovvers
boro bridve pn-posi inu materializes.
Mr. Smi'h H'lid ihe net operating
deficit of thu entire Tennessee Cen
tral system last ear was over $400.
000. The eastern division is a pay
ing yronositton, but the wpstt rn d -vi?ion
hua lost money. --Kr.pkfort
We have so many things that will make beautifulnd useful pres.
ents that-wey cannot mention them all, but invite, you to . "
, come to see us, and it, will be our pleasure to shbw yQUv:;(
I Forbes Manufacturing Co.
INCORPORATED. ' '
DEATH OF DR. JORDAN.
Aged Citizen Succumbs After,
Dr. John W. Jordan died Sunday
niRht at his home on Kentucky
Avenue. He suffered a paralytic
stroke several months ago and never
recovered fully from the at'ack.
The deceased was 71 years old(and is
survived by his wife and severaV
children. Dr. Jordan was born at
Th unDkinsville, Ky. He was a son
of Charles W. Jordan and Amanda
Ladd Jordan, both natives of Virgi
The interment took place in River
side Cemetery yesterday afternoon.
As administrator of S. A. A a tin.
decea-fd, I will offer for ta ; mi the
prtmiae?, near Palestine church,
o.i Friday. Dec. 20. 1912. the follow
ing propirt: I mule, 1 colt, about
fifteen bam Is corn, lot fodder,
about 100 busi els coa', about 7(0
feet ceiling, household and kitchen
furniture, and other articles
All sums under $10, cash; sums
over $10, on three months credit,
with good security.
Advertisement. ." '
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Goes to Hopkinsville,
Dr. Urey J. Davis, one of Rjwel
villo's young physicians, left Satur
day morning for Bopki sville whero
he goes to take up hit" duties us
third assist u t in tr e Western Ken.
frjcky Asylum fo- the Insane Dr.
Day ia a rising oung M. D. and has
many frienls here whose good wish
ea for his success fifo with him,
Two Cars 'Leave- Track in
Crofton Yard. J
Tne breaking of a flinge on o
whiel of a car if an L. &?N. nonh
b)Ui.d freight caused a small wreck
enrCrofron Saturday ubout noon.
Two cars were thrown from the
t ack, o .e of l hem loaded with pig
i on being baldly rorr up. The other
car was loaded with lumber. The
track was to'n up for some distance
nod several hours wtre c ir.sumed
in repair work, Nob.idy was hurt.
At Eddy ville Last Sunday By
Owing to the ubioncd of the pastor,
thw regtihr nurmoi at trloN;tl),
Street Christian enure hr'Sufdiij
morning was omitted. Rev. H. D
Smith went to Eddville to assist ti
the dedicatory servces of a thw
(.hristitm church at Eddy ville,
A Western Idea.
The Supreme Court hna rendered
a ms' important decision in up.
holding the South Dakota law which
prohibits selling in one city cheaper
than anotbr in order to destroy
In Greats Demand.
Rev. E L Powell, of Louisville,
has accepted an invitation touddre s
the girls of Ward's Seminary, Nasi -
vi'lr. Dr Powell Ins bsen invited a
year in advanc to deliver the Mem
orial add res for thfi HopknsviUe
Elks in December 1913.
Dr. Yager Resigns.
Dr. Arthur Yager, for the past
Six years president of Genrgeto nl,
Kv.. college, and connected with the
institution for twentv-eight years,
resiernpd at a metingof the trustees
hpld Thurpday afternoin.
Walter D. Fox, author and promi
nent Pythian of Ovoca, Tenn., died
Satureay, aged 46. i .
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If 13 is ''an unlucky number,"
how about 1913? -
I NOTICE! I
W The Dolicv adopted by the Christian-Todd Tel- iJ
ephone .Company, (Incorporated), ;n collecting its
4-U oil UJllc lJ
jjj become due fo service rendered for the previous ?
month, and should be paid at the office of the Com
0v3 pany on or before the 10th of the succeeding month hi
S3 for which said service has been rendered. jid
Failure to pay same, the service will be discon- Ll
ft tinued without further notice until bill is paid. raj
The discontinuing of the subscriber's service m
$J for nonpayment is hot a matter of doubt, that he fj
ij will not pay his bill but only a matter ofsystem, Ijp
CQ There will 'hie no personal f avors shown along
wthis line - f ' , M
yj " Yours very truly, uj
General Manager, fift