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MT. VERNON SIGNAL
Friday, May 3, 1912
Published every Friday by
EDGAR S. ALBRIGHT,
OBSCRIPTION ONE YEAR $I.OO
Advertising rates made known, on
KENTUCKY PRESS ASSOCIATION
MONEY FOR GOOD ROADS.
Less government money for
battleships and useless political
nqvy yards, and more for improve
ment of the public roads!
Every day the wisdom of this
proposal is appealing more
strongly to the national law-
llliUlClS. Ill iaiL II IS UC1I1 !UdUC
to appeal more strongly to them j
by the agitation of the subject by
the farmers in all parts of the
couutiv. It is only a question of
short time until agitation of the
subject will find expression in
The champions of road im
provements do not want, and do
not demand that any pew expense
be saddled on the. government
treasury. Their program is the
essen;e of simplicity and reason
ableness, lor all they ask is that
the government use money which
is being wasted to give the nation
The federal government of this
country has never taken much in
terest in road building, and in
this respect is behind all foreign
nations, everyone of which has
roads which put us to shame.
Wagon roads, like waterways and
railways are the commercial
arteries of a nation. They must
be in good condition if the com
mercial health of the country is
to be good. Improved loads, as
compared to unimproved roads,
Jessen the distance from Farm to
railway station more than one half.
Land ten miles from a shipping
station on bad roads, will rent
and sell for an almost double
amount if the roads aie made
good in every way.
Tne Good Roads idea is gradu
ally becoming of greater political
significance, and therein lies the
hope of the friends of the move
ment, because whatever action is
is taken must have its source in
O. E. Mullins was in Livingstou
with the Merchants the first of
the week. Mrs. George Parks and
little daughter, Flossie, of Living
ston, visited her daughter, Mrs.
Ben Mullins, from Saturday until
Monday. -Mrs. Clarence Durham
has pneumonia fever. There has
been lots of lagrippe throughout
this part of the comity but all are
Mr. and Mrs. W. G. Mullins
and children of Disputauta visited
relatives in this part from Satur
day until Monday. Estill Mullins
spent Saturday night with his
cousin Elisba Anderson. Mrs.
Gladvs Anderson visited Mrs.
C. E. Mullins Sunday. There were
services at Fairview Saturday
night and Sunday conducted by
Rev. W. D. Mullins. There has
been but very little corn planted
in this part yet. Dr. Preston
Pennington, of London, passed
through this part Saturday and
was calling on the merchants.
Mrs. Melvin Barnett, of this place
is visiting her parents, Mr. and
Mrs. Mose Mullins, of Cruise.
There will be services at Red Hill
Saturday and Sunday conducted by
Rev. Ponder. There was a very
hard rain fell here Sunday night
seems as though the creeks don'-t
get fordable until they are out of
the banks again. Mr. and Mrs.
Allen Vaughn and children visited
the family of Wm. Martin Sunday.
Mrs. Elizabeth Gabbard, of Clay
county, who has spent the winter
with her son, Green, contem
plates going back soon.
A GOOD ROADS G ATHKftlNG.
Paducah is arranging for a good
roads day celebration to be held
on Tuesday, May 14 and will set
a barb icue dinner and invite al'
Western Kentucky "to join in the
festivities as well as in the more
solid exercises of the occasion.
Arrangements have been made
for a lecture and roadbuilding dem
onstration by D. Ward K ng, the
inventor of the non patentr ' King
drag wh'ch has accompli, h 1 so
many wonders in roadmamug in
different parts of the . oui t v.
Besides stimulating the good roads
movement generally in Western
Kentucky it is planned to make
the gathering a starting point for
the renewal of operations on the
Jefferson Davis highway.
Western Kentucky is coming to
the front handsomely for good
roads. In nearly every county in
that section of the State highway
improvement is a live issue and
the people, in increasing numbers
are demanding better thoroughfares
In most of the couuties there is
plenty of first class road-making
material, and the cost of con
struction is smaller than is the
case where such material is lack
ing and must be transported lor
The Jefferson Davis highway
project is one of the most ambitious
plans that have been evolved in
Kentucky for a throughfare of
more than'local importance. The
preliminary surveys have been"
made and all the counties inter
ested have shown a commendable
disposition 10 aid in the enter
prise. It has been largely respon
sible for the general awakening
on the subject of good coads in
the "Pennyrile" region and in
Jackson's Purchase. The Paducah
convention should give it such an
impetus as to leave no doubt of
it? splendid materialization.
HELPS A JUDGE IN BAD Fix;h
Justice Eli Cherry, of Gillis
Mills Tenn., was plainly worried
A bad sore on his leg had ba ffled
several doctors and long -resisted
all remedies "I thought it was
a cancer," he wrote. "At last I
used Bucklen's Arnica Slve, and
was completely cured." Cures
burns, boils, ulcers, cuts, bruises
and piles. 25 cents at Chas. C.
Detroit Free Press: . The blame
for this sorry pass, the whole blame
lies on the shoulders of Theodore
Rocsevelt, and the people of the
nation can only thank the Presi
dent for so bravely discharging his
distasteful duty to the people in a
1 crisis that was so basely iorred
WHAT TEXAN.S ADMIRE.
Hartford (Jouranti Smarting aid
sore and crazy with anger, Rn se
Velt, assuming that he had made1
Taft politically. an ai sumption
that Taft's gentle and gjateful'
nature has gone too far in arceot-ing-said
this: 'jit is a bad trait to
bite the hand thit feeds you."
This i-. the rule with dogs:
after all William H. Taft is the
President of thf TTnUpH Stntpt: i
is hearty, vigorous lite, according 1 . , .
to Hugh Tallman, of San Antonio. Bahimore American Roosevelt
stands to-day a shocking example t
"We find,' he writes, "that Dr.
King's New Life Pills surely put
new life and energy iuto a person
Wife I believe they are the best
tmde." Excellent for stomachy
liver or kidney troubles. 25 cts
Chas. C. Davis'.
New York World: . Have the
Republicans learned nothing from
Democratic folly and Democratic
madness? Are they ready to go
before the country as a party of
demagogy, dictatorship and disaster?
For soreness of the muscles
whether induced by violent exer
cise or injury, Chamberlain's
Liniment is excellent. This lini
ment is also highly esteemed for
the relief it affords in cases of
rheumatism. Sold by Chas. C
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Tor Infants and Children.
The Kind You Have Always Bought
of an anticlimax, a man who has
overreached himself and gone mad,
His professed offense at the par
anoiac allusion of President Taft,
made some time ago. wb ch Roose
velt saw was a cap that fit him, is
readily explainable. Prominent
psychologists say every man is to
a degree a paranoloc. But only in 1
instances of brainstorm, such
as that of Roosevelt, does the j
affliction become a mania. The I
people will not place in the White
House a man who would haft to
be kept in a straitjacket bp Con
gress. J. M. Hewell. a popu ar drug
gist of Greenshurg, Ky., says,
"We use Gh. mberlain's Cough
Remedy in our own household
and know it is excellent." Eor
sale by Chas. C. Tavis.
New York Times: It is in the
attempt to snatch delegates from
all this writing and confusion that
Theodore Roosevelt has personally
assailed the Ffesident, and through
him has insulted the American
S. B. McKENZIE
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TAFT AND ROOSEVELT.
"Now is the time to get rid of your
rheumatism. You will find
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Try iti For. sale by Chas. C.
Richmoud Virginia: Admitting
Roosevelt's power of brutal appeal
we shall await with confidence
the verdict of the great American
jury concerning two public men
who, did they attempt privately
what they do politically, would
be ostracised on the streets of
any self-respecting community.
Mobile Register: The President
lowers the office when he goes
scrambling for his retention of it.
Some things are not worth having
Life, for example, where honor is
lost, or office that must be obtained
by a sacrifice of self respect.
New York Post: Fancy giving
the Democrats such a campaign
document as would be the speech
ot a Republican President de
nouncing the Republican nominee
as a man without a shied of
character! This, in the political
aspect, is the extraordinary, even
appalling, plight into which the
Republican party has been plunged
by the bad faith and the mad am
bition and the perilous Obsessions
of Theodore Roosevelt.
Pittsburgh Post: The contest
between President Taft and Theo
dore Roosevelt has reached the
acute stage. They are facing the
crucial test, each with a deter
mination to destroy the other, and
at the same time the old party is
crumbling at both extremes. It is
like a race for the distinction of
winning credit as .chief scuttler
of the ship; and. no matter who
wins, the 'ship will be scuttled,
just the same.
Cleveland Plain Dealer: It
marks a breaking down of tra
dition, a new deal in politics; it sets
a precedent in forcing a President
seeking reno.mination to go forth
strenuously into the fight to show
by what right he demands the
honor. Whatever may happen,
this is better than for the people
to allow steam roller to do.
their thinking for them.
New York Globe: Whatever
the result of the Chicago convent
ion, it is evident the Presiaent
has lessened the likelihood oi his
reflection. His latest venture is
another political blunder. - Abuse
of Roosevelt by any one. does not
help Taft; abuse of Roosevelt by
Taft himself certainly does not
help Taft. '
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Goob Piano Music in Your -Own Horne
The piano is the greatest of all pleasure instruments for the home
and it is no longer necessary to be an accomplished musician in order
to play it.
Human Ingenuity has made it possible for anyone to play a piano
by means of perforated music rolls thus eliminating years of tedious
practice--and placing the responsibility of correct playing on the piano
rather than on the pianist.
Has every device necessary to make the piand "human," butvou will
realize this only when you hear it played. -That is why we want you to
let us demonstrate The Autopiano. It'sjust .Hlje. going to hear some
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F. B. ENDICOTT, Dealer
English Squirrei, is a combined stallion, 4 years old, full 16-hands!
nign, a wuiu: xeet auu auur, a uenuuiiui uay wiui uigu siyi mm ttuuiuu. ouujcviu
registration. This young stallion will make, the season of 1912 at my barn
mile from Hiatt Post Office at $10:00 to insure a-living colt. Season money
becomes due when colt is foaled or mare parted with. Care taken to prevent
accidents but not responsible should any occur. He has proven himself a good
breeder, his colts beings large, well-formed saddle colts.
Pkdigree: Sired by Kentucky Squirrel 2623, by Wooa" Squirrel 2622, by
Black Squirrel 58. fst dam Nellie Duddern Reg. Nd: '3663, by Van Meter's
King 739, son of Silver King. English Squirrel!s,Ist dam sired by English
.Hunter, he by Abdallah Messenger, 1st dam of English Hunter the Wm. Lusk
saddle mare (the best saddle mare ever in Garrard Co.) by Davy Crockett,, son
of Denny's Drennon, by Imp. Drennon, 2nd dam by Highlander. I Abdallah
Messenger sired by Messenger Chief (sire of Maud Messenger 2.16i- Jake 2.30
and 7 others better than 2:30) 1st dam Susie by Sentinel.
I will also at the same, time and place stand 7-year-old Black Jack with
white points, heavy boned, a good breeder, at '$5.0Cto Insure a living mule and
$6.00 to insure a living mare mule.
P C. LEAE, Hiatt, Ky.
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prop erty, do abstracting and
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JIT. VERNON'. KY.
U. G. BAKER. President.
J.P.E. DRCMMOND, Viee.-P.
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EACH WEEK, where you wfl
always find listed the belt of goods, which
are sold for a fair margain of. profit Goods
bought right and soldjright are the kind of
goods that it always pays to buy
Our Motto has always been to give
to our customers ithe very best goods
possible for the money.
" Thanking my customers for the pat
ronage iivthe past and asking a continu
ance in the future, I am .
7; .- - - Yours very truly,
Mt Vernon, Kyv.
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