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MT. VERNON SIGNAL
Mt. VerKon.Ky., May io, it.12
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Tas. Landrum, Agent.
Phone No. 58.
Enteral at the Mt Vernon, Ky. Postoffice
as becond-class mail matter.
Miss Daisy Fish has been sick
during the week.
Walter Riley Robins was up
ficm Brodhead Sunday.
Rev. Watson speut Friday until
Tuesday at Manchester.
Mrs. C. B. McKenzie has
very sick for several days.
Mrs. Fanny ' Adams has
very sick lor several days.
O. D. Bryant, freight agent
Livingston, was here first of week.
Mrs. Mollie Miller has returned
from a visit to her sister at Mystic
The latest report from Mrs. W.
L. Richards is that she is doirg
Miss Ethel Davis spent last Sun
day with Miss Carrie Hysinger near
W. H. Brown and daughter Miss
Ora were in from Levell Geeen
Wednesday. , - -v
Dispatcher Drummond was up
Monday evening1 to attend bank
Mrs. Matilda Houk has returned
from a several weeks visit with
her sister at Wabd.
CMrs. E. S Albright has returned
Iroin a two' weeks visit with
relatives at London.
Miss Nola Jones was called to
Winchester Monday on account of
sickness of her mother.
Mrs. T. F. Griffin is able to be
out again after suffering a few
weeks from a sprained ankle.
Mrs. Fred Asher, of Laurel, has
been with lriends here for a week.
Mr. Asher was down to spend
John French of the Wildiesection
has accepted a position as fireman
on the L. &N. lunniug from Paris
Miss Ina Roberts was up from
Gum Sulphur Wednesday to attend
the burial of her cousin, Mrs. W.
S. P. Bowman bought the house
Frank Moore had started on West
Main. Mr. Bowman will complete
J. William Dooley, a iormer
Rockcastle boy, who has made
good as a traveling salesman, was
over from Berea Monday.
Victor C. Tate, who has been
traveling with the-Lvceum Comedy
Co.. all over the South since Aug.,
last year, is expected home today
or tomorrow to rest for awhile.
Prof. J S. Irvin.of Germantown
but formerly of Somerset, has been
employed as principal of the
Graded school. Pro!. Irvin comes
Miss Eva Fish returned home
Mondav after a' pleasant' visit of.
several weeks with friends in
Cincinnati and her brother John
in Richmond,, who is suffering with'
'bis-arm as a resuit of vaccination
Dr; and Mrs. R., W. Dyche left
j esterday for London to locate.
We regret very much to lpse such,
splendid people, but We Hrust
the change will prove a profitable
one to them.
Emmett T. Bryant, the efficient
railroad agent at Pine Hill, has
fixed up a fine bachelor's "den"
iu one of the rooms of the depot.
He advises us that he is working
early and late getting ready to look
after the expected big increase in
the business at his station when
the big works are .started up.
R. A. Welch will move into the
house vacated by Dr. R. W. Dyche
and will proceed to tear down his
old dwelling for the purpose of
erecting a modern :one of six rooms
on the site of the old one on West
Main street near railroad crossing.
One by one the old lancL marks
Big lineoffckraw Hats, all new
styles, at Fish's.
Mrs. Kincer, of Pine Hill, who
has been sick for some time died
Sunday of consumption.
For Salg:-A good work mule.
Will sell w.nh the money. Color
white. F. L, Thompson.
Fifteen of Uncle Sam's Round
j Dollars buys a better suit at Fish's
than twenty will buy elsewhere.
We understand that the Stan
dard Oil Co., will make Mt. Vernon
a distributing point soon. Thev
expect to put up a large tank.
Work on the Fair ground is pro
gre sing nicely, the track being al
most completed. Every thing will
be iu readings long before the fair
A step grandson of Uncle Harve
Ower.s, colored, committed s; icide
at London by banging. He pre
ferred death rather than go to Cin
cinnati where he thought he would
hive to go to Inc. He was a small
Mt. Vernon now has a long t It
want filled in the way of a whole
sale flour, feed aud grain house.
Adams & Griffin on West Main
street in the new Krueger con
crete building are doing a nice
business, which is proving quite a
convenience to the people.
Half cent pieces of nickel will
soon be coined by the United
States. Three cent pieces will also
be coined with a hole in the center
The hole is for the purpose of dis
tinguishing them from dimes.
The long abused one cent man will
now be superseded by the half cent
I j() FRONT 22
Take Off Your Old Hat
AND BID IT GOOD-BYE
Take oft your old seedy, weedy, hairy soft hat you have
worn so long -
Look at it! ,
How do you think you would size up along side of
Lady Fair in her new spring hat next Sunday morning ?
Come straight to OUR HAT DEPART MET for a bright smart
new Spring Hat Our price is 2 for a real three quality, and you are sure to find
the style of your " head's desire. "
The newest and latest novel
ty for Men and You.ng- Men
Arrow & Monarch
Some Gay and some Sporty
others plain $1 and $1.S0
The Guaranteed kind -
in plain and Fancy Effects
4 pairs in a box for $1.
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Mt. Vernon is going to have a
new hotel and .the work of erection
will be begun before many days.
Just where it will be located is a
question that has not beej decided
but a number of gentlemen seeing
that it was impossible for'one hotel
to accommodate all the people who
come to Mt. Vernon and realizing
what the lack of hotel facilities
ment to the town have gone to
gether and have said that Mt
Vernon shall have an up to-date
Next Sunday will be observed as
"Mother's Day" in the Presby
terian Sunday School. Special ex
ercises are beiug planned, and
mothers will be given a donble
welcome. The morning church
service will also be 01 especial in
terest to the mothers.
Glimpses of the Men and Re
ligion Convention at New York
City", will be the subject of the
evening sermon. A cordial wel
come to all.
15 cents each
Two for a Quarter
m 1 tir n i Jit r 1
I 1 we 11 nana y
I to see them
You get style and service Without Extra Cost by wearing
Fish's Special $15 Suits
We can fit you whether you are TALL OR SHORT, FAT OR STOUT
LET US SHOW YOU THE NEW STYLES
Look For the Sign of the Fish
We have your style n
the leather you like at
$3.50 or $4
en you ask
S-irn on s- iajo-
THE PLACE WHERE THEV STYLES COME FROM
Mrs. W. C. Kirby died Wednes
day morning after an illness of
only a few days of appendicitis
Mrs. Kirby was operated upon
Monday, but as soon as the phy
sicians bfgan the operation they
realized that her case was a hope
less one and so announced the
lact several hours before her death.
Mrs. Kirby was Miss Ila King
of Gum Su'-phur, belore her marri
age and was a good woman. She
leaves besides her husband a
small baby. Funeral services weie
conducted from the home by Rev.'
Watson after which the remains
were laid to rest in Elmwood
cemetery late Weduesdav afternoon
an early burial being necessary.
Mrs. Kirby 's mother will take
the baby. Mr. Kirby took the
little oue to Crab Orchard
B. V D. and all kinds of Under
wear for men aud boys at Fish's.
U. G. Baker and Dr. D. B.
Southard were re-elected trustees
of the Graded School last Saturday
without opposition. Good men
for the place.
Manufacturers of soda pops. Hop
ale aud viuegar. Orders solicited
satisfaction guaranteed. 5-io-4t
Round trip ticket to Louisville
for 3.99 May nth. limited to May
13th. Round trip to -Louisville
$5.22 May 10 and n limited to
May 29th. Round trip to Louis
ville $5.22 May 13-14-15-161718
20-2i-22 23-24-25 2? and 28 limited
two days from date of sale.
The town board has decided to
collect taxes for one year instead
of two years. Those who have
paid for one of the years due will
be credited for the amount paid.
The rate is 50 cents per $100 valu
ation of property and $1 poll
The collection will be begun on or
about May 15th.
gard. I. R. Storm was called to
. Keavy, Ky., Wednesday, on ac-
Mr. John Adams, the aged uncle count of the death of his step-
John Ried and wife, Andrew
Gill, Clarence Centers and Geo.
Tacket while returning from
church Sunday night were
struck by a friegbt train near
East Bernstult, their h me an d
Reid and Gill wera seriously in-1
jured while the other three were
painfully but not seriously hurt
They were walking on a double
track and steped aside to let a
North bound train pass, a fast
South bound train struck them
They were caught in between
the trains in a way that they
were knocked from one train to
the .other for several times.
Neither one of the crews saw
the unfortunate people, but were
picked up by a train which passed
a few minutes later and taken to
London hospital. Mrs. Reid
Centers and young Tacket's in
jures are not considered serious
but Mr. Reid and Gill are hva
very serious condition.
Later, Reid died Tuesday
morning! ' -" -
The town board met Monday
night and decided to collect the
tax for 191 1 as there has been no
tax collected lor two years, the
levy will be socts. They certainly
need to collect the tax and do
some improving. If there is not
something doue on the streets
pretty soon it is going to take a
great big lot to do it when the
work is started. We say collect
tax and improve the town, it is
rireded and the majority of the
people are willitfjrto pay their tax
regardless of the technicalities
that may exist, if the' streets
can be improved and the town
beautified as it should be.
of our fellow townsmen and mer
chant, J. M. Adams, is very sick
at his home near here. Owen
Cass was at home Friday from
Stanford. Brack Durham, of
Crab Orchard, aud BillVf-jGeorge
Holdman, of Stanford, were in
town Thursday of last week.
Miss Dora Blanton was at home
Saturday and Sunday. Cashier
and Mrs. A. M. Hiatt were the
guests of Mr. and Mrs. R
L. Smith, Saturday. Gov. Pike
was at home from Lebanon Junc
tion last Sunday. Joe' Pearson
accompanied him. Allen Hiatt
and daughter, Miss Minnie,' were
in the Hiatt section, Sunday.
Homer Wallin was in town Sun
day. O. V. Jarrett' spent Satur
day and Sunday with home folks.
Ingall Baughm.an spent -from
Fridajr until Sunday here -the
guest of O. V. Jarrett. W. C.
Turpin was at home from' Mullins
Station, Sunday. Willie Yadon
spmt Sunday at home. Rev. A.
J. Pike was called to Waynesburg
the tirst of the week to preach a
funeral. George S. Durham was
down from Sparks Quarry last
Saturday and Sunday. Mrs, Mol
lie S. Durham returned to- Iter
home after spending two; weeks
at Mt. Vernon the guest of her
son, Fred L. Durham . Walter
Robins was in Mt. Vernon, Sun
day. T. N. Marlow and Earl
daughter, Mrs. Ada. Cassiday
James Gilpin and wife returned
to their home in Bell county, af
ter spending a week at this place
with relatives and friends. J. M.
Adams and John Robins were in
the Hiatt Section on business,
Tuesday. Mr. Allen Hiatt re
ceived an urgent call to attend to
some kind of court'ing) business
at London, Tuesday, but was re
leased in time to be at home Wed
nesday, and was attending strictly
to business as usual. If the con
crete business was to last, we are
of the opinion that a number of
our citizens would learn the trade.
There are men at work laying
their walks that we are satisfied
have not done a good days work
before in several years. It is
reported that Ben Pike is actually
performing manual labor. We
are sorry to learn of the sudden
death of Mrs. Ila King Kirby, of
Mt. Vernon. She is a daughter
of our friend, H.N, King, of Gum
Sulphur. By oversight we for
got to mention that our old friend,
Col. Owen. W. Turpin, was acquit
ed by a Lincoln county jury for
the killing of Bogie Phillips, for
which crime he was indicted about
three, years ago. W. H. Brown,
of near Lancaster and J. M.
Craig, of the Quail section, were
in town Tuesday with a"nice bunch
of cattle. A Mr. Wagoner,
Mrs. F. J. Laswell, who has
been sick so long is slowly im
proving. Mrs. Mollie Williams
has been visiting friends at this
place. Miss Eliza Daulton, of
Conway, has been visiting her
sister, Mrs. Entry Egans. Mr.
Eddy Miller, who has been visit
ing his son, Mr. Jim Miller, at
Langford, is veryJow with pneu
monia. Miss Ella Adams, of
Berea, was the pleasant guest of
her sister, Mrs. J. M. -Laswell
from Saturday until Monday.
Emry Ball and sister, Anna, was
with their mother, Saturday and
Sunday. Ben Allen and Geo
Miller went to Berry first of week
to work, Our most famous fish
erman (the agent at Brush Creek) ! system
Breeders take notice. J. S.
Langford will give $loo.oo lor the
best stallion colt sired by his
horse Rockett Peavine. See him
We offer One Hundred Dollars
Reward for any case of Catarrh
that cannot be cured by Hall's
F. J. Chenxey & Co.
We, the uudersigned, have
known F. J. Cieney for the last 15
years, and believe him perfectly
honorable in all business transact
ions, and financially able to carry
out any obligations made by his
Waldixg, Kinnak & Marvin.
Wholesale Druggist, Toledo, O.
Hall's Catarrh Cure is taken
internally, acting directly upon the
I blood and mucous surfaces ot the
ronnrtc si. minnnw pnf.h nvoninf h
Mr. Tom Ball was in Conway'first;
of week. There was a large
crowd out to the Holiness meeting
at Cove, Sunday. Miss Ella
Adams and Mrs". Effie Ballard
Price, 7c. per bottle.
Sold by all
Take Hall's Family pills for
S. C. Franklin will for the pres-
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dav.-Mr. Tones Proctor and wife. luarters or Watch Inspecting in-
cu;n. , f, t?1oi of Louisville, was in town
onor ?a n,T,Qv.c o;v.'ptt last Saturday and closed sev-
k uiiiirii v I'in v m v w. iri linn 111 lliiiv-
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land, Sunday. Rev. E. M. Armit
The Woman's Missionary So
ciety of the Presbyterian church
will hold i.s regular meeting,
Thursday, May 16, at 3:30 o'clock,
at the home of Mrs. J, A. Landrum
The following program will be
Scripture reading .
Report from Preby.tcrial Meeting
at Berea 7 " Mrs. Landrum
Foreign topic-Siam and Laos:
Present political conditions
Missionary efforts among women
Condition arid treatment of lepers
age filled his regular appointment
at the Methodist church, Satur
day and Sunday. WalterRoberts
of May wood, was in town Sunday,
calling on the fair sex. W. H.
Sowder, one of our Main street
merchants; who has been very
sick for the past week or more, is
able to attend to his duties again.
Herbert Tice; the produce man
from Jjebanon was in town Mon
dav. Miss,Lizzie Holme of Crab
Orchard, was the guest of' Miss
Randa Tate, the first of the week.
Will Stephson, of Ma3wood, was
injtown Sunday. Mrs. Margate
Thomas, of Garoleen, N. C, is the
guest of herparents Mr. and Mrs.
I. F. Carter, and her brother,;
Dr. W. F. Carter.-r-J. J. Albright
was with" home folks Sunday.
H. L. Tharp was in Stanford,
Monday on business ..-jL. E.
Powell and H. C. Wolf are m-
eral contracts for concrete
walks. We understand that heis
a real concrete man, having had
fifteen years experience. He is to
begin work here Monday.
were visiting Mrs. O. J. Bryant,
Sunday. Mrs. Lean Allen, who
has been sick so long is able to
be out again. H. L. Smith is
some better at this writing.
stead of Livmgstou.
nearly every day.
Will be here
WHAT EXTANS ADMIRE.
is hearty, vigorous life, according
to Hugh Tallman, of San Antonio.
"We -find,' he writes, "that Dr.
King's New Life Pills surely put
new life and energy into a person
Wife I believe they are the best
made." Excellent for stomach,
liver or kidney troubles. 25 cts
Chas. C. Davis'.
Sick headaches results from a
disordered condition ot the
stomach, and can be cured by the
use ot Chamberlain's Stomach
and Liver Tablets. Try it. For
sale by Chas. C. Davis.
Ben Miuk an employee at the
Cluro Sand Quarry was struck by
a belt causing a serious break of
At the Graded school election
last Satnrday. Dr. D. B. South
ard and U. G. Baker were re
elected trustees. There was 41
votes cost and each candidate
received 40 votes each.
To the Trade:1 will bav
a car ot ice next wee k. Ice will
be delivered every mornine. Place
orders on Saturday's for meat and
ice for Sunday. The ice trade
must be cash or paid for weekly
and those who do not pay at the
end of each week will not get ke
Rhe next week. 5 and 10 cents
amounts must be cash.
" Very respt.
May 3 4t. . W. A. Cox.
Royal has no substitute for
making delicious home-baked foods
specting and shipping ties for
Cuba; and; Porto Rico the Harmount Tie Co. Several
. . - -Mrs.. J. W.Brown thousand ties are on- the jard,
Story: Ms. Ricketts Mission- probably from, fifteen to twenty-
ary Box l ; Mrs. Watson five car loads. All these ties have
been bought by Tudge A. j. Hag
SHERIFF'S LAND SALE.
I will on Monday yiMay 27th,
1922 at the frontdoon of the
court house, in' Mt. Vernon "sell at
public auction to the -higbest and
best; bidder the following tiacts of
land, for-taxes due the county and
W. B. Dillingham 165 acres near
B.Owens tax and "cost $45.05
Elmer Houk 154 near B. Qwens tax
and cost- $25. 9, . '.
The only Baking Powder made
from Royal Grape Cream of Tartar
T. J. Niceley, S. R. C.
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