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IYI I. VtRNON SIGNAL
MT VbHNON.Kv. Feb.
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Louiivillc 4. Nahviilc R. n. Co.
22 north 4-55 P
24 north 3:52 am
28 south 11:44 a tr
21 South 12:19 am
Jas. Landrum, Agent.
Phone No. ;B.
Rntensd it the Mt Vernon, Ky. Pottoffioe
m rnnll matter.
W. G. Dooley wa3 over from
W. M. Poynter is numbered
among the sick.
Herbert Henry, of Winchester,
was over Sunday.
R. B Mullins will move to Rich,
mond in the spring.
Miss Willie Benton is the charm
ing guest of Miss Sadie Richards.
Mrs. Barnes of Brodhsad, is visit
ing her daughter, Mrs. D. B. South,
There will be preaching at the
Christian church Sunday morning
George Johnson expects to move
bis family back to Mt. Vernon in
the near fu(tne.
Mrs. Anna Miller leaves today
ior a two weeks visit to her sister,
iu Pittsburg, Penn.
A daughter of Mr. and Mrs.
John Taylor has had diptberia but
has about recovered.
Miss Fannie Thompson, of Boyle
county, is with her cousins, Misses
Susiesnd Alza Thompson.
Mrs. L. R. Hughes is with home
folks this week. Mr. Hughes was
up between trains Sunday.
Mr. and Mrs. Marshbanks are
rejoi:ing over the arrival of thir
first born, a fine girl baby.
J4, H. Brnnoman, Esmer Hayes,
J.-M. Coffov add Dr. LoWell were
over from Wildie Wednesday.
Rev. JSber, tyuUjqs, of the Gh,rsf
With bbrflc folks first of the week.
Jiss Fjorenre Pennington was
tbp attractive gupgt of Miss Iepora
Parrett from Friday until Sijndqy.
Mss JennieDavif, a mpst fait;-Jul
and competant assistant in this,
office, has been vpry sipk sjnpe
V. R- Ashcr was down from Laurel
county yosterday and while
here rented bis Main Street proper
ty to A. C. Hintt.
Mrs. S. P. Bowman and Mrr,
Charley Bowman and children, are
with Mr. and Mrs. I A. Bowman
at Kingston for a few days.
Jim Proctor arrived Tuesday
from New Mexico, where be went
for his health and is verv much
improved. He is with relatives in
A smnl! plv'd f Wrw nw
Jjad pjeiflbraHeoqs croup fjrst of the
Week, but one qr two duces of the
wonderful anti Toxine has brought
(be little fellow through 0. k,
Mrs. D. N. Williams, who for
the pant month hap been iu the
Good Samaritan Hospital in Cincinnati,
is much better, being able
to sit up some and take a little
Willian O. Jones, who Is now n
the Police terce of. New York City
was oere this week visiting relatives
anb old friends Bill, ni he is familiarly
called is a Rock Castle bov
whom Rock Castleians ate proud Jo
honor, for by bjs own efjbrts. jijs
On account " of' a little mishap
with our type Just at the last min
ute. we failed to tret in our last is-
sue the announcement of Dr. Francis
coming to Mt. Vernon to locate
for the practice of his profession,
dentistry. Dr. Francis has purchased
th ies:dm:e of Dr. M. L.
Myers on Old Main street and will
be here just as soon as he can gtt
matters adjusted at his home in
Monticello. Dr. Myers was here
from Winchester last week to close
t edeal with Dr. Francis. Dr.
Myers will move his family to Win
Chester just as soon as he can se
cure a suitable residence and make
the other necessary preparations.
O' Bryan and Sweat-On Overalls
nt Fish's. ,
93 00 suocsf lor2 to (,t Fish's
bargain counter to day and Saturday.
Tom Proctor has bis lutcher
ishop on West Main about com
A fine boy come to live with
John Wesley Kirby Sunday morn-
' ing and they christened him Aden.
Luther Manus has begun the
foundation ior a business house on
the lot purchased from R A. Welch.
Mrs. J. G. Anderson and Mrs.
Frank Catron have opened a dress
making establishment over Cox
W. H. Owens, the singing
school master, closed a successful
ten night singing class at the Baptist
church last monday night. We
understand he will be called for
The Rockcrstle .County Medical
Society met here yesterday. Papers
on LaGrippe by Dr. Joyner, and
care of children's teeth, by Dr.
Dyche, were tead. A bauquet was
had at the Miller hotel.
For Sale: House and lot, good
garden and young fruit treesof all
kinds. Good barn. The lot
contains one acre. Will sell for
cash cr' credit.
Feli. 3 3L J. L LawriwcK.
Grover Fish was acquitted at
Nicholasville last week ior the
killing of S. E. Welch, the big
Berea merchant. The jury was
out only 20 minutes. Sentiment
was very much in Fish's lavor.
At the meeting of the town
board last Friday night, a $100
privilege license was placed on malt
mead stands, $30 on cocoa cola and
other soft drinks and $5 on just the
ordinary pop stands. It is proba
ble that at the next meeting a small
license will be placed on all business
and professional men, and
which we believe will be for the
interest of all concerned, still board
expects to thoroughly consider the
matter before passing on it.
Social meeting February toth.
Sou "Columbia-, theGeriuof' the
Q lotations on Patriotism .V .
' (Colonial and Present Day Wo
Song "Qur Lincoln "
Address, 'Anecdotes aqd S,tories
of CploniqJ Pays,"
jlldge L- W. Bethnrum,
Fairly good crowds attended the
two days' session of the. "Farmer's
Institute for Ropkcastje county
whiph werfrhpld in the court bouse
here Wednesday and yesterday.
The institute was o.ganized by W.
H. Blair, of tl e State Department
of Agriculture. P. H, Shutts was
elected chairman and H. J. Mc
Clure, secretary. G S. Griffin
was elected delegate for Rockcastle
county to the State Farmer's Insti
tute to bp held jn Mt. Sterling,
wth p. Cummins apd W. M. Ar
Hold, Jr., alternates. J- W- Moore
T ft. Mulhns, R. G. Moore and
p. H. Shutts were namea as crop
reporters A number of interesting
speeches were made on topics
qf interest to every larm.er, and ev
ery qne who was present was grea
y pleased with the result of the
ANNivnR'aAHy: T h e Willing
Workers of the CbristUn Church
celebrated the Fourth Anniversaiy
of the society, with a mosi delight
ful banquet, given in the dining
hall, of the M,asonic lodge, Wednes
day evening. Covers laid for filty
The social function was qne of the
very interesting feature of the
evenings' entertainment. Since
the organization two of the charter
members have have died, Mrs Nan
nie C. Albright, the first President,
and Mrs. F. L Thorapfon. The
roll call showed three charter mem
bers absent. Mrs. W. J. Sparks,
who was in Louisville, Mrs. Mary
Williams, who is in the Infirmary
at Ciucinuati, and Mis. W. M.
Povnter, who was sick. Mrs. M. E
Grimes who is now located at Lexington,
was also absent. The Willing
Workers have done a great
work in Mt Vernon, and it might
be said that this organiz.jtgn Cjf
good wotnefl tas ueen the main
stayot the Christian Church, and
our earnest wish is tlut thvir work
will proe of greater good in the
future than even in the past.
Dick Sotvdersotd ten
J. J. Hysfnger for $52.
Elmer Houk sold his
Maretburg farm to Jonas
zie for $2800.
Dick Sowder sold
Tames Prewitt Void to Dick Sow
der a 3 jear old mule for $125.
Preaching morning and evening
at the Presbyterian church Sunday.
. 1 o
weighing about loo pounds
for 65 to James Prewitt
W. M. Bullock sold to Joseph
Hensley a small form on dry fork
W. C. Kirby has bought the restaurant
of Joe McKenze, and Mr
McKenzie will go in the good business
Editor, Mt Vkrnon Signal:-
We wish to use the columns of
the Signal to make to the patrons
of the Graded School of Mt. Vernon
a report of the school for the
fourth and fifth months ending Tan.
6:h and Feb. 3rd, respectively and
tor the first ha' I year ending Jan
The total enrollment to Jan. 6th
was 279. Of this number 37 had
left school having enrolled on Jan
6th, 242. The average nitendnttre
f r the fourth month was 1S0 2 or
74.4 per cent, of theenioMment.
The number enrolled during the
month ending Peb. 3. was ft; the
number that left during the month
was 12. so that the total number
I enrolled to Feb. 3, was 284, and the
number remaining on the roll 0.1
Feb, 3, was 235. The average attendance
for the fifth month was
197, the per cent of attendance
based on enrollment was 76 1.
The attendance for the hve
months was as follows; Frsi
month 167, second month, 199,
third month, 18 r fourth month
l9o, fifth mphth 179; making an
average attendance of 183 2 for
the five months,
The first half year ended Jan.
30. The reports of scholarship for
fur the half year were not as satisfactory
as might have been wished,
but better than for the single
Several reports showed an average
grade of scholarship above 90
per cent., and the following pupils
made 90 per cent, or nJore in olj
their classes: JJlysses Hansel,
Davis, S,bermau Ferciful, Ann
atte Cox, and Raymond Myers.
Annette Cox, Mary Mullins, Samuel
Sowder and Lillie Mullins were
neither absent nqr tardy during the
half year. Jamie Thompson, John
S,owder and. Cecil Sjpwder were not
absent during the hall year, Elhja
Langford would not have been ah
sent but for the fapt that shewr
sent home one day for fear of diphtheria.
Bessie Bryant was absent
but one dav, WiU Thompson,
Richard Cox, Maggie Jones, Ruth
Luidrurn. Annie Baker, Chrystal
Baker, Aunie Ball, Pear' Baker,
Charlie St. John, Sherman Perciful
and Renie Sowder were neither absent
nor tardy during the fourth
While but few made 90 per cent,
or more in all their cla.ss.es., there
are more wh,o qre. do.in,g good, and,
faithful wqrk which will show in
their reports a.t the end of the second
And now we wish to say a few
words dtreptly to the patrons.
Many of you perhaps noticed that
tb.i roport of your child or of the
child under your care showed a
grade rather low iu deportment.
This is often due to a number of
unexcused absences which urns' of
course be counted against the de
portment of the pupil'and for which
you are often responsible in your
failure to send a written excuse to
the teacher. This is not difficult
for you to do in case it is necessary
for yo to keep yqqr child, out of
sphool, and, sjqce (t is the only sure
way for us to keep a .true record we
bolieve it is not asking too much
of you to send us such written ex
cuses Let us urge upon you ngain'i
the importance of regular and
prompt attendance. It is scarcely
possible for an ordinary pupil to do
the necessary work of school if he
is ahsjnt as much as one fifth of
the time. And now as we begin
u.joii the secend half year let us
urge upon vou also the
of attendance until the end of
the session for unless a pupil condones
his work to the end of the
terra and takes the final examinations
be. cannqt be promoted to q
hgher grade for next year's wrk.
Not Chbap Tkasii But 10
I want to send free to every
reader of the Signal to beautiful
imported, embossed colored Easier
post cards, all different, without
any advertising on them whatever
I do this because I want people
to kuow the high grade caids I
carry at manufacturers' prices.
If jou prefer beautiful Valentine
cards say so when you write.
AH l ask is tint you, send me 4
cent's In one cent stamps to cover
We urge you. to vMr, the school and l Address. U r Johnson,
' . D"P 55 Rochester, N Y.
..,nftV,rnr us and the M.n. u..
eucourage pupils by
hus showing your interest iu our
T. A. Houston, Principal.
Children C r" y
The Democratic State Executive
Committee, at it meeting in Louis
ville Saturday; acceded to
James' request aud
amended the primary call so as
to include the indorsement of a
candidate for United States Senator.
Assessments in the different
races were fixed and the subcommittee
ordered to report again
February 17th on its work of
arranging primary details.
Scc'enti.ry habits, lack of outdoor
ex !'--, insufficient mastication
01 Uv.a, constipation, n torpid
liver, worry and anxiety, are the
most common causes of stomach
troubles. Correct your habits acd
take Chamberlain's Stomach and
liver troubles. Correct your habits
and take Chamberlain's Stomach
and Liver Tablets and vou will
sool be well again. For sale by
Chas. G. Davis.
Thousands are reported to be
dying of starvation in China It is
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stated that nearly 2,000.000 people with uood bank note at 6 per
are in dancer of death unless interest
relief is forth coining.
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Caused Sore Throat and Ton-
sllitis. Restored by
Mr. W. II.
II o u s 1 c y,
ago I took a
la grippe. I
never w a a
so bad off. I
was in ueu
when I did
get up I had
t o n s 1 1 1 tiq
jiid g r o
"I tried to
Mr. W. H. Housley.
euro this for eighteen
months, but it giadually got worse. A
doctor advised, me to have my tonsils
cut out, but I did not like tho Idea.
Another doctor examined me, and told
me tho same thing. I llnally got a bot
tle of Peruna, and after I had taken
nnn hnttlo my throat was better. I
bought and used a dozen bottles, and
I as.w I was going to set well, and I did," i
THE LEATHER used in the famous
hundred per cent pure That is, this shoe contains no substitutes for leather.
No better material than leather has yet been found for making shoes, but many
shoes contain substitutes in the hidden parts the insoles, counters, heels, etc because
substitutes are cheaper than leather.
The "Stronger-than-The-Law"Shoe is built to withstand the hardets kind of
usage. It wears regularly fromeight to months and has earned for
itslef the enviable reputation of being
The Strongest and Longest Wearing Shoe in the World.
The sole is fastened by a number of special processes which makes it impossible
to tear off.
EVEERY PAIR GUARANTEED.
We have them for men and boys at the following prices:
Men's $3.75 Boys' $3.00.
Come in and we will be glad to tell you more about the strongest and longest
wearing shoe in the world. We fit ail feet. Bring us yours.
.ALL AROUND CORNER NEXT TO COURT HOUSE.
PUBLIC SALE. I
WEDNESDAY. MARCH 1, 1011 1
On the 1st dav of March ion. I
will offer for sale to the highest
and best bidder, the followiug
property on the following terms:
i2oo bushels corn in shuck, crib
run, and weighed up at 76 pounds
pr bushel on stock or wagon scales I
in my barn yard, und will be sold
in 5 barrel lots. Not over ,s nor
under 3 barrels knocked off at a
time. When 3 or 4 barrels are
desired instead of of 5, make mention
to the clerk.
Also 2 nice sows with 14 p'gs i1,
to 2 months old. 6 nice fat gilts,
weighing about 175 pounds. The
above will be cash in hand on dav
Also one nice small jack, 8 years
old, co'or black One pair of got d
work mules, good size, age about
13 years; one log 3 size.
Uor.se stocl'' will sell on easy terms
I Will serve loaf bread and
ham for lunch.
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Dressmaking over Cox Bros, store,
by Mesdames Anderson and Catron
Qive us a call.
rjjberhart, the picture man,
be here until Saturday, Feb.
AH kiuds of photos'" and penny
pictures at Kberhart's, over Proctor's
For Rknt: My house and garden,
to some small family. Some
lots to put in tobacco and some
2 3 2t. Ottawa, Ky.
Takkn Up: A black-roan
yearling steer catno to m,y place in
October iqoO. Owner can have
same by paying all expenses.
Jan. 30 jt Plato Ky.
Deputy Sheritt Cam Mullins arrested
Hohe McOlure aud a boy
b the name of Delph, and brought
tbf m here Monday charged with
trying to wreck the fast train near
Livingston by placing an obstruc
tion on the track. Theia trial is
set for next Monday.
The board of ttustees at their
meeting last Friday night, ordered
lights for Mt. Vernon, which will
be good news to nil. The lsrge
2000 candle power, gasoline lights
will be installed and -a sufficient
number to light the tpwn well. All
or use is due qur splendid board,
or meriting and trying to meet
every requirement of the town.
EASTER CARDS FREE.
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HAS NO SUBSTITUTE
Tho only baking powtloi
mado from Royal Grapo
Cream of Tartar
boiied NO ALUM.NO LIME PHOSPHATE
NOW IS THE TIME TO GET
I PErW PICTURES I
1 25 Pictures for25ctsl
g IN FIVE POSITIONS
! This work is finished in the latest up to date dark tones, theyS
S positively will not fade. You get fivodiffereut positions, and thecs
t price is such that thev are within tho reach of all. We ahoS
5 make all grades of first-class Photographs at one half the prices :3
ZZ. charged in the larger cities. :rs
S: Come and see and be convinced, bring your friends and don't 3
Ei forget the baby. 3
HERE FOR TEN DAYS ONLY.
f Will be at Mt. Vernon till Saturday, Feb. 1
3 1 8th, located over Proctor's Store.
J Clowdy days as good as bright.
g later rush.
Come early nnd avoid the
I BEN. P. EBERHART.