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MT. VERNON, ROCKCASTLE COUNTY, KY., FRIDAY, MAY 17. 1912.
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FOR CONGRESS IN
JUDGE L.W. BETHURUM.
(Prom Louisville Herald)
Politics is warming up in the
mountains. Considerable interest
is being manifested by republi
cans toward the Eleventh Dis
trict congressional race. Up until
yesterday names mentioned in
connection with the honor were
those ot Caleb Powers, the in
cumbent, of Barboursville, and
Don C. Kdwards, of London.
It developes that the contest is
likely to be a three-cornered pffair
and thu I,. W. Retburum, of Mt.
Vernon, Rockcastle County, will
have 10 be rtckoued with in the
August primaries. Mr. Bethurum
it will be remembered, was Re
pul lican candidate for Auditor in
iMgMBP'iu.Tft ,11 iwm J I'M, J" l.l.fc
They Have Stood the. Test. Don't Buy Until
You See Ourjoods, - Compare the Values,
Compare the Price., You'll be couvinced at
once we save you money.
PRICES $ 5 TO $20
se Have the Newest Styles . in STRAW HATS
Prices: ' EraliiiilsH "Arrow Brand Collars
to $3 00
You'll Eventually wear WALK-OVER SHOES. Why not
the recent State election.
ine situation at present in the
Eleventh Distiict is somewhat
muddled, owing to the keen rivalry
between friends of Caleb Powers
Jd Don C. Edwards. Mr. Powers
is understood to be a supporter of
President Taft although what'
work he did in hehalf of the'
President prior to the State con-'
vention was kept orettv murli
under cover, according "to the view
taken by Senator Bradley It is
doubtful, therefore, if" Powers'
would be accorded the united
support of the Taft faction, not
withstanding he has a strong
Style That Stays
Style is so imoortanf a maH-fPf W c .u . ...
want your clothes to look that way after weeks ard months
oi wear you must be particular to get something
more than just style
Your Clothes Will Not Keep
Their style unless they're made that way; "made that way"
means all-wool fabrics scientific shrinking processs,
best linings, interlinings and trimmings
OUR CLOTHES Stav STYLISH
HH J5c,. two for 25c
HH MONARCH SHIRKS
personal following and would make
a good showing in the primaries
in the event President Taft1 is re
nominated. On the other hand Mr. Edwards
is an out-and out Roo.evelt mau
and should the Colonel capture the
nomination at Chicago he would
in al' likelihood, make a runaway I
race in the primaries. I
Now that there is talk of a
compromise candidate for Presi
dent the question is raised as to
whether it would not be a good
plan to nominate a "compromise"
man to make the congressional
race Friends of L. VV. Be
thurum say be is the logical man
to be nominated if circumstances
shape themselves as herein out
lined. Reduced Helm Majorities.
Mr. Bethurum, prior to the
perpetuat:ng of the congressional
district gerrymander by the last
Legislature, resided in the Eighth
Congressional District. Under the
provisions of the Pritchard act
hi county Rockcastle, wasdumped
While in 'the Eighth Eistiict, Mr
Bethurum twice made the race for
Congress against Harvey Helm,
the Democratic incumbent, and
both times succeeded in pulling
down the latter's majorities.
Mr. Bethurum is one of the best
known Republicans in Kentucky.
He was named delegate to the
national convention from the
Eighth District before the transfer
of his county to the Eleventh
District was recognized by the
State Central Committee. He
served one term as a member of
the latter body with distinction
to himself and aid to the party.
According to Mr. Bethurum's
friends the warm reception
tendered him by the political
powers of the Eleventh District
auKur well for his future tortunes
Betfcuruni visited the cify
11111 a.doiiUi?S th,al
race for congress did
u ,,u UICCU IU LUHKP np
himself concerning ;his
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ant things about it is How long will k s;ay stylish? Your
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W. H. Cottongim was at
Pine Hill Monday visiting rela
tives Joe O'mary has purchas
ed a house and lot from
Jenkins on Main St.
J45o oo. O'mary has moved his
family there and Jenkins has
moved to One of H. W. Bowmans
houses A. H. Hamlin, of Maret
burg, was here Sunday. Dan
Ponder has his house almost com
pleted Mrs. Sue Mullins is giving her
property on Main St., a coat of
paint. W. H. Ponder who has a
severe attack of typhoid fever is
some better. Uncle George Pope
remains about the same. We
would be glad to see him out
again. Sam Stallsworth, of
South Louisville, was in our town
Wednesday. Lots of the farmers
in this-part are not done plant
ing corn yet, owing to so much
rain. Rice Walton left for
Barboursville Sunday. Mrs.
Emma Jones and little grand
daughter, Ollie, are in Stanford
visiting Mrs. F. Dishon. L. G.
Falin was in Mt. Vernon Satur
day. Atty. J. W. Brown, of Mt.
Vernon, was in our town Fri4ay.
Mrs. Kitty Woods, who has
been making her home at Rich
mond, is here visiting relatives.
C. C. Howell was in Brodhead
Sunday visiting homefolks.
Mrs. O.H. Blanford is visiting
relatives at Parksville this week.
Mrs. David Lind say is visiting
relatives at Cave City for a few
Mr. and Mrs. George Shehan
who have been in Va. for some
time haye returned and moved to
the old mine camps. Harry
Gehring has returned from Leb.
Junction and moved his family
into the house vacated by Mrs.
Maggie Martin, in the upper
end of town. Dock Jones is sell
ing out his property with the
intention of moving to or near
Level Green. Mi-, and Mrs.
Jerry Sams, ot Hazel Patch, wer
wear them now
visiting Mr. and Mrs W. M.
Warren Sunday. There
several hands come from
tQ tWs pace Sunday and
the saw mill, of the Livingston
Lumber Co , will start again.
Well as time flies nolities et
hotter and the repuDiicans in
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this par(. arQ undecided what to
do one of them "will tell you
that Ted is the man and the next
will say that Taft is the one
and here it goes. But there is
one thiug sure, we dems would
never have known that there was
such crookedness in the Rebu'bli
can party if Ted and Taft had
not got crossed at each other,
lust wait boys until the fix gets
to a fever heat and they will
tell the whole six yar,ds. Now
we democrats dout want to fol
low their example and have a
family row. No, we want to go
quietly on and nominate the
Hon. Champ Clark as our stan
dard bearer and on the election
day in November all march to
the polls and elect him to the
highest office in' the gift of the
Messes H. Witt and A. C.
Carpenter have installed a boiler
and engine and other machinery
at the mouth of Roundstone
creek to pull ties out of the
river. This is something that has
been,needed for some time at
that place for thousands of ties
that are rafted come there and
it is quite a difficult matter to
get them out, Taut those two
gentlemen have solved the
problem. The Town Board has
posted notices to the tax payers
and the last clause of the notice
read thus "And all pull together
for a cleaner and better town'
this is advice we should all take
We at one time had a tough town
and its name was scatterrd broad
cast but thanks to the stars and
stripes we are out of the ruts
again. The Dram shops have,
ceased to exist and hence lawli
ness has about expired, loafers
are gettiug scarce, we only have
a few now and we think their
aim is to make stout old men.
Mr. J. H. Owens is very sick at
this writing. Dr. W. T. Amyx
was in Londou Saturday. Mrs.
Annie Newland and Mrs. Mary
Strawn, Jof Stanford has been
visiting Mrs. 'George Pope for a
few days. John R. Carter, of
Lebanon Jet. was in our town
Monday. Mrs. Mary Phillips
is visiting in London this week.
Little Leila Jeffey, of Pittsburg,
is visiting her aunt, Mrs. Maggie
Martin this W'iek.- -Mrs. W. M.
Quinn is visiting relatives at Cor
bin. Mrs. Allen Mounce has
returned from a visit toElmwood
Ohio. George Doss after a few
years absence has v returned and
is "running a section at Pittsburg.
Mrs. Ed Woodall is visiting
Mrs. C. E. Rice. Well from
what we can gather there will
be great work at Pine Hill in the
near future. We are truly glad
and would be glad for something
like this to start up in our own
little burg but it looks like fate
has decreed against us. We
are only eleven miles from Mt.
vernon ana nave done all we
could to get out of the rut. We
believe now that somethins
should be done for our town.,
We have furnished our quoto of
fines and all we have asked for
is a bridge across Rockcastle
rivbr and we believe that justice
demands that we should have
one, we don't believe in kicktng
up a racket neither do we believe
in putting all the inprovements
n one place. Give us a bridge or
ione'end-of the pike and we will
be satisfied and if we don't get
either we will still be found con
tending for our rights. So whack
up Taoys tote fare and we will
ride to Mt. Vernon over a Dike
and then we will call this a fare
deal. Bernard Hagan still makes
his weekly visits to Rowland.
Some attraction down there guess
we will investigate. Will Krueger
is preparing his property that he
purchased from A. H. Hamlin.
Miss .Luanda Hellard is the
new hellow girl ab the exchange.
Mrs. Robert Matinglyof Paris
hasretumed home after a few
das visit, with her sister, Mrs.
Robt. McClure. Jpba Clark'was
xl Mt. Vernon Monday. J M.
Foure took, three horses to Lob.
don as court is going on there
and Mat went to sell or trad.
He is blind but fool him if you
can. E L- Cockerel! has reoeived
and has them up. To visit his
store you are reminded of the
wholesale stores tn Louisville.
ESCAPES AN AWFUL FATE.
A thousand tongues could not
express the gratitude of Mrs. J. E.
Cox of'Joliet, 111, for her wonder
ful deliverance Trom an awful
fate. "Typhoid pneumonia had
left me with adreadful cough, she
writes. "Sometimes I had such
awful coughing spells I thought I
would die. I could get no helpi
trom doctor's treatment or other
medicines till I used Dr. King's
New Discovery. But I owe my
life to this wonderful remedy ior I
scarcely cough at all now." Quick
and safe, its the most reliable of
all throat and lung medicines.
Every bottle guaranteed. 50c and
r 00. Trial bottle free at Chas.
IN THE DISTRICT COURT OF
THE UNITED STATES
For The Eastern District of
Kentucky in Bankruptcy.
In the matter
of y A bankruDt
Henry L. Smith )
On this nth. day of May, A. D
1912, on considering the petition
of the aforesaid bankrupt for dis
charge, filed on the 15th day of
April, A. D. 1912, it is ordered
by the court that a hearing be
had upon the same on the 1 1 day
of June A. D. 1012, before said
court at Covington in said district
at to o'clock, in the forenoon, or
as near thereto bs practicable, and
that notice thereof be published in
The Mt. Vernon Signal, a news
paper printed in said district, and
all known creditors and other
persons in interest may appear at
said time and olace and show
cause, if any they have, why the
prayer of said petiiioner should
not be granted.
WITNESS tbe Honorable A. M.
J. Cochran, Judge of said Court,
and the seal thereof, at London
in said district, on the n day of
May A D. 19 12.
J. W. Benzies. Clerk,
B Geo. Moore, D. C.
WHOLESALE and retail
Flour - Meal - Shipstuff - Hay
Corn - Oats and Field Seeds
County Merchants save FREIGHT, TIME and"" MONEY
in getting their supplies from us
LET US CONVINCE YOU
WE BUY CROSS TIES
ADAMS & GRIFFIN
West Main Street near Railroad Crossing
MT. VERNON, KY.
Men's.$4.50 Shoes - - - - $3,25
" 3.50 ----;. 2.75
" 400 Oxfords - - - - 3.25
" 350 " , - - - 2.75
Ladies' Oxfords - - $T.50to 2.25
Misses' Oxfords - - - 1.25 to 1.50
A lot of Ladies' Fine Shoes at cost.
Call and see our line.
Our shoes are good and our
NOE & DAVS
We are having plenty of rain
this narr nfthP mnntv on,i frman
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are getting behind with their
work. About oue fourth of the
farmers are done planting corn
and of the remainder some have
begun to plow and some are try
ing to get tteir new grounds
burned off. Wm. Niceley is the
foremost of them all. He is done
planting and has corn large enough
10 go to plowing Monday. Harris
Norton and Miss Jane Hibbard
were united in the Holy bonds of
matrimony Thursday evening. P.
Mrs. Betsy Cromer, age 78, died
Sunday and -vas buried in the
Walnut Grove burial ground. She
leaves one son, W. B. Cromer, and
two daughters, Mrs. Sidney Mink,
and Mrs.' Jane Sexton, to mourn
the loss of their departed mother.
Is there anything in all this
world that is of more importance
to you thon good dieestion? Food
must be eaten to sustain life ard
uiuai uc uinesieu ana convenea
tails the whole bodv suffers
Chamberlain's Tablets are a ration
al and reliable cure for indigestion
They increase the flow of bile,
purify the blood, strengthen the
stomach, and tone up the whole
digestive apparatus to a natural
and healthy action. For sale by
Chas. C. Davis.
Whether it's Taft or Teddy,
Whether it's Wilson or Champ;
Whether protection or free trade
Doped from a political camp
The country'll not go to bow-wows
Bringing chaos and night.
For Fish will still sell clothing
At prices youil acknowledge are
A cyclone that passed over Tus
caloosa, Ala., last night did con
siderable damage. A baby was
blown from its father's arms, but
was uniniured. Manv houses
were demolished and trees were
The Indianapolis superintend
ent of police issued orders last
Saturday night forbidding So
cialists gathering in that city for
the national convention of the party
from carrying red flags in their
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