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MT. VERNON SIGNAL
Mt Vernon, Ky., May 24, 1912
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Jas. Landrum, Agent.
Phone No. 58.
Entered at the Mt Vernon, Ky. Postoffice
as second-class mail matter.
Miss Ella Francis was in London
Paris Sowder was in Jellico first
( of the week.
Mrs. W. II Baker is visiting her
daughter at Pans.
Mrs Sadie Moore is with friends
and relatives at Berea.
Mrs. Chas. B. McKenzie has
been verv sick, during the week.
Miss Stella Anglin was the guest
of Miss Lenora Parret Thursday
Mr. and Mrs. Hugh Miller are
visiting, Mrs. Miller's mother,
near Paint Lick.
Mrs. W. J. Sparks and Miss
Mat Williams are in Louisville
for a few days.
Miss Mary Maxwell arrived on
the late train last night to be the
guest of Mrs E. S. Albright.
Dr. W. A. Jones and McClel
land Mullins were over, from
Wildie, Wednesday, on buisness.
John Williams, of Somerset, is
with his grand-mother. Mrs. Mary
Williams, and o'.her relatives for a
Mrs R. L. Lsngford and
children are spending, the week,
with her parents, Mr.and Mrs. Mar
cus Sigtuun, near Wildie.
Mr. and. Mrs. Jack Ping of
Liberal, Mo., are theDroud parents
of a fin girl, which arrived a few
A. B. Furuish was at the Audi
torium in Louisville, Sunday, with
12.000 other people, and heard a
sermon delivered bv Wm. J.
Miss Maggie Dooley was here
from Berea, Friday taking the
Teachers examination and was the
guest of her uncle G. T. fohnson
Miss Rose McFerron arrived
S turdav. from Alderson! Okla
homa, where she has been teaching
lor two years, to spend vacation
with relatives here and at Pino
Jake Williams is here from
Somerset for a visit to relatives'
He recently graduated lrora the
High school of that city with the
highest honors of his class. He
will enter Harvard next year.
A. H. Hancock has arrived irom
Baltimore, and lend as hand in push
ing the work along on the big
plant at Pine Hill. Mr. Hancock
soent last night in town. He is
much pleased with the outlook.
Word comes from Nevada, Mo.,
that Mrs. Eliza Parks, an aunt ol
r he writer, is in very bad health ,
fliud kas been for two years. She
uderwent a ?erjous operation last
Friday and her recovery is duhtr
Judge L. W. Betburum is In
receipt of an autographed photo
graph from Wm. H. Taft, presi
dent of these United States. In
the presidents' handwriting is also
expressions of friendship and good
wishes to the Judge.
Rev. Donahu, fiilled Rev. Tiu
sley's place at the Christian church
Sunday and preached two excellent;
sermons. Rev, Donabu is the
pastor of the Crab Orchard church
and we can readily understand why
the Crab Orchard congregation are
so well pleased with him,
Lovells Lane will be widened at
East end beginning at Gentry's
shop on South side by having
fencing set back in line with other
portion of the lane.
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Let Fish clothe you once and
Fish will clothe you alsvajs
Wear Wunder Hose 4 pairs
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Born to the wile of Alfred Lc-ger
at Wildie, Wednesday a fine ten
Will Todd of Level-Green, sold
a six ear old horse, to D. R.
; Gentry, tor $162.
Stop at Sutton & McBees, when
you want good i-hoes, biggest and
best line in Town.
White canvass and white
skin shoes and Pumps, at
Sutton & McBee.
Dr. W. T. Frances, dentist is
now at his office in Mt. Vernon
and in the future will be perma
nently located here.
Round trip ticket to Louisville
for 3 99 June 24 20 and 26th.
limited to June 30th. on account
of Kentucky Educationnl Associa
tion. Round trip Louisville for 3 99
May 28th and morning train May
29th. limited to May 31st. on ac
count of Democratic State Con
vention. Sec E. R. Gentry of the Ml
Vernon Fair, is a real live wire'.
He is getting things in mighty
good shape, for the Big Fair, Aug.-7-8
Wm. Bullock has the new track
at the Mt. Vernon Fair grounds,
most ready, to use. This track
will be open to the public, as soon
A car load of tools tor use at
the Pine Hill cement plant was
shipped in this week, and the work
of opening up some of the coal
mines was begun Tuesday by a crew
of meu under Mr. Hutchcraft.
Supt. Kincer requests to say
that the County Board of educa
tion will meet on May 28 to receive
bids, lor the erection of six school
houses in the county. Bidders are
requested to have bids ready by
Tha Graded School will close,
on Friday, of next week, May 31,
with closing exercises on Thursday
night and Friday night. The ex
erciies will be drills and marches,
a musical play and a liberty flag.
The patrons of the school especially
and the public in general are in
vited, to attend these exercises.
Admission free to all exercises.
"The Deacon's Tribulations"
presented at the Graded School
Duildtng last Friday evening was
one of the best comedy plays ever
presented in the town uy local
talent. The bills announcing the
play had this sentence, "All the
actors are stars of more or less
magnitude", and each and every
one did raqst certainly display
come natural talent i.s well as good
preparation, but to. ljttle Edpa
Davis and John Lear, the colored
boj, is due special mention.
Last Friday and Saturday
the examination, for County
tificates. There were forty ap
plicants and we understand that
more than three fourths, of the
number made good first class grades.
It was the easiest examination has
been sent out in many yeais, and
we believe that it is fitting to say,
that any one who could not make
a first class out of it should make
more preparation, before trying to
teach, and nothing but firsts
should be granted under such an
Oounfy Court Qlerk S. F. Bow
man tolls a most remarkable story
of rats etealing chickens; Mr.
Bowman aas that on Wednesday
of last week he took from his
incubator 91 chickens, all of which
were thriving and doing well.
Me placed tnem in a brooder in
his meat house and on Sunday
morning when he went to teed
them not a single chicken was to
be found. He saw signs indicating
where rats had carried away his
chickens and following up, had
gone pnjya short distance when
came to the plape whgre he found
the 91 chickens carefully scored
away and all dead but fqur.
Near the place where he found
the chickens be also found a rat
bed with a number of young ones
which had done the mischief. By
the use of his guu and the assist -ance
of bis faithful bird dog the
rats were soon no more but the
revenge in taking the lives of the
rats did not serve as any consola
tion to him fur the loss of all his
chickens, of which be had boasted
u u-ry-ii i iU
iq.gc all wop
To yver to yo.if
We are showing a big line of new
skirts. Sutton & McTW.
The last pay for the schooi
teachers, -has at last come.
C. B. McKenzie has purchased
the stock of goods of R. L. Lang
ford on Richmond street and took
charge several days ago. We have
not learned what Mr. Langford
expects to do.
Tomorrow is the democratic
convention to name delegates to
the State convention, etc. All
democrats who can possibly be
present should be at the Court
House at 1 o'clock.
At the office of the Secretary
of the Rockcastle County Fair
Ass'u Brodhead Kentucky, may
be seen some handsome special
premiums, which has been donated
to the association, and which will
be given away at the coming ex
hibition. J)o not fail tq ask to see the
special premiums, and ascertain the
We acknowledge receipt of the
announcemaut of the marriage of
Miss Mary Stewart, a daughter of
Judge and Mrs. Isaac Stewart, of
DeLand Fla., to Mr Casper
Howarth. of Pennsylvania, which
will be solemnized in the Church
of Christ, at DeLand, on Satur
day the 1st. of June 1912. Mr.
and Mrs. Howorth will reside at
A large blast was fired Wednes
day. in theSparks quarry near
town, consisting of five 52 foot
holes of six inches in diameter.
The stone thus broke from' the
hill WJU make foqr thousand yards
of ballast or one hundred car loads.
There are 15 other holes ol same
dimensions, already drilled, which
will be fired later, requiring some
thing like 2.000 pounds of dyna
mite. Contractor A. E. Chilton has
completed the three miles of pike
and same has been accepted by the
county. Judge Bethurum, Judge
HLewis, Contractor Chilton, the
gve magistrates and a number of
gters went over the oike Tqesday
30d. found the work intjrely satis
factory, repetved the road and
made allowance to Mr Chilton
tor the full amount due him. TUe ordinances ordering concrete side
Fiscal Court was so well pWsed walks to be constructed on West
that they notonlv paid, MrChil-'sideof "Williams street from Main
ton every dollar he asked for but St., to railroad , crossing Also
unanimously voted him the thanks on South side of Adams street
of the court and gave him. a letter from the small section house west
to that effect which letter" is made to' corporation Mne. This will give
a record of thecourt, for the the people of that end of the
splendid and workmanship like village to come to Main street in
manner in which therwork was
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Everyone is insane on some par
balance six days' hypocrisy.
He is a wise man
who can keep
his face closed at the right time
Don't fail to hear Prof. Acheson
at Presbyterian church Tuesday'
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When a man's down his enemies
stop kicking him to let hjs
The mumps are plentiful in town
and are not confined entirely to
the young ones either.
And some churcn members seem
to think it is up to the minister
to make good for the entire con
gregation. A- man never knows much until
he is three score and ten and
then he hasn't much use for
Hobe McClure, a son of Wash
McClure, of near Livingston who
was sent to the school of Reform
for breaking into a box car, has
been pardoned by the Governor.
The report is going the rounds
that small pox is raging in Brod
head. There was one family had
the disease, but they are all well
and the report is wholly unfounded.
Prof. John C. Acheson will de
liver an address at the" Presby
terian church Tuesday evening
at which time will be the com
mencement exercises of Brown
Miss Dora M. Fish, act;ng
treasurer of the Woman's Board
lot Horne Missions and other triends
Stopped off yesterday for a day.at
Langdon dormitory on their re
turn home fnra, the General As
sembly at Louisville.
Cull McClure. who is known as
the best humored old soul in the
county, has a two cent piece which
he claim's to have carried in his
pants for 2? years. A two cent
piece 27 years old is nothing to
brag onj money wont spoil; bu.t
what, most people a.re interested in
is how he made his. pants last so
' The Town Board has prepared
winter without wading ten inches
ik wearing one of our new
These Shirt-Waist-Shirts are the newest that's new in
Ladies' Wear and, as usual, we are the first to show them
They wont suit everybody
But, they will suit most any young lady who' wants to
wear the new things We don't care who she is
whether she is dark or light tall or short lean or fat;
they will bring a smile to her face a twinkle to her
eyes Come see them to day. Price $!
We Fill Them
"WE STAND BY WHAT YOU BUY"
THE STYLES COME FROM
It is up to the town to
the pike over town hill and while
the board of trustees may not have
the right to collect any tax because
AT tTlA nOPf rt 1 S? rl 1 A rtC tit n ft.,-. A-
u' p- 7 - ' y
iiiey uu nave me ngnt IO issue
bonds and build the road, and vwe
hopejio see it done, just as soon as
Brodhead. which has always run
s.o smoothly, is now having her
troubles, and it is overside walks.
Robert Burton and Oscar Spoona
more are charged with attempting
to intimidate J. H. Wagoner, the
concrete man who was building the
the walks, because he was working
negroes, and the number of promi
uent citizens here Saturday from
Brodhead interested in the case
shows that there is considerable
feeling ampng the citizens, which
we hope will soon pass away. We
know what strife in a little town
will do. We have had the exper
ience, Thursday evening, at the. Presby
terian Church, was held the
closing exeicises of Welch Marrow.
A program of recitations orations
and music was rendered. There
were three, Miss Agnes Eberhart,
Miss Katie Price and Master Ralph
Griffin were publicly presented
with Certificates, from the county
board of education admitting them
to the County high school, and the
grades made by each were very
commendable, so much so, that for
that reason Miss Ida May Adams
the Principal of the school, at a late
date decided, to bave the exercises
that they nughbe publicly present
ed with the certificates. ' This was
Welch Marrow first vear and has
been a very successful one.
The Presbyterian church was
taxed to its full capacity last even
ing by interested hearers to witness
the recital of the music pupils of
Miss Claudia Dodson. Every piece
rendered showed earnest work and
thoroughness in training, and the
fact that Miss Dodson will not
likely return net year, is sincerely
regretted hy Mt. Vernon people.
Last night was the beginning of
the closing exeroisesof Brown Me
morial, To-night is the undergrad
uate evening at Langdon chapel.
Sunday, Baccalaureate sermon by
Rev. Watson. Monday evening
High school entertainment and
Tuesday commencement proper
and lecture by Prof. Acheson.
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many a love-sick swain pours out
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When the call comes the operator
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whether it is for the police station
or the fire department. Cannot
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ror a physician or for and under
taker. Can not know what the
call may mean.
The daily melodrama of switch
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Of course there are monotonous
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