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HOMfNBVILLE'KENTtfGtrAl., t LU 27
Between Hijh ScWk Comm
Comes Of Tomorrow at
, The High school pupils are look-
u forward with aniicipftUenoc th
'ssrew 01 tnoir representative, tien
ry Abbitt, at the High Scfceol Ura
torieal Contest, which cornea off at
The, judges who will decide the
winner of the contest will be L. C.
FVoarnoy, of Morganfiekl; Prof. C.
iSTjudley, superintendent of the
schools at Earlinfcton,, and Prof. T.
W. Oliver of Sebree. Each school
submitted a list of names, and the
local school seleptert'the judges from
the lists sent them. It is not per
missible for the judges to live in any
of the cities embraced in the asso
ciation. List of Contestants.
Princeton, George Stevens, "Our
Owensboro, Clarence Clurk, "The
Leaven of Progress "
Maxlisonvi.'le, Roy Barnhill, "Uni '
Dawson Springs, George Arrner,
"Has America Reached Ita Zenith?"
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Henderson, William Floyd, "The
GOES INTO EFFECT
Amendment to tfo ComtitvtiM
Ratiied By Sufficient
Washington, Feb. 25,- Secretary
Knox today issued a formal an
nouncement to tha Dublic that the
I income tax amendment is now a part
ui me Lionamuuon, naving Deen
ratified by more than thiee-fourths
of the states.
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A number from thia section, n
cluding a party of half a dozen or
more from Pembroke, will attend
the inauguration-in Washington D.
C, next T,ueeday. Nearly nil "of
those who make the trip will leave
Saturday morning for Cincinnati
and will leave that city over the C.
k. Qjjfy?6 88016 evening for Washing-
i-krAf Xi&ra mill f3anbtt- CnnrJotr
morning, going tne'same route.
That the trip will prove a most
delightful one goes without the
saying, as any one who has taken a
a trip over the picturesque C. & 0.
afay e has a desire to repeat when
fmw an opportunity is adored.
To Succeed Judge Wells On
State Board Of Control.
Frankfort, Ky., Feb. 20. Norton
Fitch, of Jessamine county, was ap
pointed a member of the Board of
Control by Gov. McCreary this
morning to succeed A. J. G. Wells,
who was made warden of the Frank
'f-i Mr. Fitch called on the Governor
and received his commission in person.
N Dead At 85.
James H? Bassett'tiied at his home
in Leitchfieid last Monday, aged 85
years, after a lingering illness. He
is survived by three sons" and four
daughters, namely: Col. E. B., Dr.
Frank H. Bas3ett, of thi city, and
R. J. Bassett of Leitchfieid; Mrs. F.
R. Dent, of Louisville; Mrs. J. B.
Chick. Mrs. Mary S. Kenny, and
Mrs. W. F. Gregory. Col. Bassett
and Dr. Bassett left Monday morn
ing to attend the funeral.
In Regular Service.
Dr. L. G. Alexander will next Sat
urday -gp ori the regular list of the
local post office force. He has been
working as extra for nearly a year
and has proven his .cffciency. The
business of the post office has. been
growing steadily and the increase
wa3 found to be necessary. He has
charge' of the parcels post department.
Smithson & Everitt, i
Friends here of Rev and Mrp. M.
A Jenkens, Louisville, have been
aO'vised of the birth of Eidelweiss
Jeakens on Feb. 16. weight 6 34
pounds. Speculation is rife as to
whether the infant is a boy to be
called "Ide" or a girl to be called
We have iuat unloaded a
nie lotof farm and brood
EAVELL & LAYNE.
Missing Negro Found.
Bert Smothers, the negro who, it
was thought, was taken from the
Clay jail and made away with by a
mob of infuriated citiz ins Saturday,
h is been found qnd returned to the
Powell county jail. It developed
that Smothers escaped from the
Clay City calaboose, which is only a
frail structure. Thinking he would
be mobbed, he hid away in the hills.
Washington, Feb. 26 On the
thebry that traffic in women in in
terstate commerce may be regulated
by legislation as well as the traffic in
drugs, foods or cattle, the Supreme
Court of the United States Monday
upheld the validity of the Federal
White Slave Traffic Act of 1910.
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with double beaters and revolving distributing paddles, which cuts
the manure into shreds and spreads it evenly over three full rows 5 to
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with standard wagon. Easy haul for double team. Solid bottom which
never warps, breaks or wears out. No cog or bevel gears. Only perfect
endless conveyors cannot slip. All power direct from the rear axle.
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Spreader for the farmer.
Let Us Show
Let Us Show
Before County Teachers of Hen
derson Get Their Money.
The county board of education of
Henderson comity are arranging to
get money, says' the Gleaner, with
which to pay their teachers. Prof.
Hamlett, Superintendent of Public
Instruction, has notified the board
that the money to pay them will not
be forthcoming for several months.
There is nothing more calculated to
cause a shortage in the supply of
teachers than the head of the Echool
system not being able to pay teach
ers when their salaries are due.
F. B. McCown, of Kirkmansville,
has two ewes which are caring for
six lambs and he says the lambs are
keeping up an incessant bleating for
higher prices on wool.
Hog Cholera Serum.
The first hog cholera serum made
at the new state plant at Lexington,
will be shipped to Henderson and
will be used by Mr. Charles A. Ma
han on hogs of that county.
Prospective candidate will find
something of interest by reading the
following from the Frankfort State
Candidates before the August Pri
mary.huve begun to deluge the at
torney general's department with
inquiries about the primary law.
The two questions that confuse
them most are with regard to the
signatures to their petitions and the
method of voting. Many of them
are in doubt whether they must
have a signature of a certain per
cent of the voters In every precinct
in the county.
They have been informed that
where the law says a certain percent
of voters in the county, they need
pay no attention to precinct lines
and may get their signatures from
any part of. the county. These sig
natures must be secured not more
than 90 nor less than 30 days before
Others wish to know whether the
voters affiliatetcd with one party
may by writing on their ballots vote
for a candidate of another party, to
which the answer is, no. The same
answer is given to those who ask
whether they may write on the bal
lot under the name of a person oth
er than a candidate nominated by
It is now Attorney Frank Hagi
He was sworn In as a member of the
local bar by Judge Hanbery Tues
day morning. He has been reading
law many years but during his con
nection with his earlier history of
the Home Telephone Company his
duties were so pressing that he had
to give up study for some time.
Everybody wishes him success
Todd Wakes Up.
April 12 has been fixed for a vote
in Todd county on a bond issue of
$190,000 for building turnpikes. This
county has no debt of any kind and
as always been loth to voce bond?,'
through the county has only about
fifty miles of pike road i(? it. The
Todd county good roads association
is active in behalf ot the bond issue.
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Nat Gaither, President; J. E. McPherson, Cashier;
H. L. McPherson, Asst. Cashier.
OUR BIG SALE CONTINUES
ALL THIS WEEK ON EVERY ARTICLE IN
Many new" features addled this week. $500.00 worth of new Muslin Underwear for Ladies, on sale. Big lot of new
Trunks just received. Will be on sale for $1.49 andup.The remainder of the big shoe purchase will be closed out at $1.00
per pair. New Spring Gingham, worth up to 15c, for 8 l-2c and 10c. Men's Suits for $1.98. Any Suit in the house
this week for $9.85. Overcoats the same price. Boys' Suits 98c and up. Good Sox for 6c. Odd Coats for $1.00 to
$1.98, all sizes. Handkerchiefs 3c. Suspenders 8c to 12c. Good Brown Domestic 4 l-2c. Calicoes 4 l-2c. $4.00
Pants $1.49. $6.00 Pants $1.98. Ladies' Coat Suits, worth up to $30.00, $12.98. Many other bargains, too numer
s to mention. Come and see for yourself. We guarantee to save you from 1-4 to 1-2 cent on every yard of To
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