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MT. VERNON, ROCKCASTLE COUNTY KY., FRIDAY, MAY 31. 1912.
G. H. Reynolds died on the 17,
or May aud was laid to rest on
the 18th, in the Pine Hill cemetery
He leaves a wife and several
children and a host of friends to
mourn his death. On the 18th.
Mrs. Smothers died and was laid
to 1 est on the 19th. in the Griffin
cemetery. She leaves a son and
a host of friends to mourn her
death. Also on the igth there
was a burying in the Pine Hill
cemete3-, a son of Charley
Thomason's wife. Brother Bell
conducted the services at the
Mr. Editor it looks like that
Pine Hill will soon come to tl.e
front after being dead so long. The
work has begun in earnest.
There aie quite a number of men
at work opening the coal mines
and making cross ties for the
company, and there are 8 or 10
carpenters here to go to work on
houses for the laborers and we
understand that the company
wants 40 or 50 men at once to
work on the railroad track and
other work. Mr. Hutchcraft is
here and several other gentlemen
who belong to the company or
represents the company. We
learn when they get the plant in
operation it will give work for
5oo to 800 men. Then that will
give us a town of from 4000 to
6000 population. Land is going
up every day. Uncle George Doan
sold A. J. Pike a site for the
erection of a store house a few
days ago. Have not Iparned the
price he paid. Sam Reynolds
has some lots in front of the
Baptist church and has been offered
a fancy price for them by several
parties. Win. Hansel has been
offered a nice price for bis property.
Sam-Reynolds is building a nice
3 room cottage on the hill near
Wm. Hansels store. W. R.
Thomas and Wm. Mardis are
doing the carpenter woik. We
understand that A. J. Pike will
commence his store house in a
few days. He has the lumbar
already sawed at Tom Paynes'
mill. Tom Payne will move his
mill on tte companys land at
once to cut lumber for them. It is
to be hoped that in a short time
we can hear several whistles
around Pine Hill. As Mr. Sparks
writes in last weeks paper, we
hope to see a hotel in Pine Hill
as well as Mt. Vernon. We have
four stores now in Pine Hill and
will soon have another one and
we expect the company will build
a large commissary soon. Then
we will expect to keep all the
business in Pine Hill tbat we can
get. Then we can compete with
our sistei town, Mt. Vernon.
Whoop up Pine Hill and help to
push the good work on. It will
prove a blessing to the county.
Mrs. John Sears has come from
Corbin to spend the summer with
her sister, Mrs. Mary Hansel in
Charley Baker and wife and
baby are visiting his parents at
Pine Hill this week. Buck Sowder
is here from Lebanon Jet. to see his
father-in-law. His wife is with
him. The Holy Rollers had one
more time at the school house
Saturday night and Sunday.
Preachers Dads, Blackburn and
Charley Scott preached and all
hands shouted and danced the
Holy dance. It was a jubilee with
I folks this week, Mrs. Albert
. Albright of Lebanon Junction,
R. S. Shivel was in Crab Orch- is witn relatives this week. J.B.
ard, Saturday. Etta Frith hasre U'ike was in Cincinnati last week,
turned home, after spending Wallace Haggard, Joe Carter.
several weeks, in Danville and A. M. Hiatt and R.
ESCAPES AN AWFUL FATE
A thousand tongues could not
express the gratitude of Mrs. J. E.
Cox of Joliet, III., for her wonder
ful deliverance from an awful
fatt. "Typhoid pneumonia had
left me with a dreadful cough, she
writes. "Sometimes I had such
awful coughing spells I thought I
would die. I could get no help
from doctor's treatment or othey
medicines till I used Dr. King'I
New Discovery. But I owe mk
life to this wonderful remedy ior 1
scarcely cough at all now " Quics
auu -saie, us ine most -reliable or,
all throat and lung medicines".
Every bolile guaranteed. 50c and
Sr.oo. Trial bottle free at Cbas.
CASTOR 1 J
Stanford. Mr. and Mrs. J. W.
Tate wore in Mt Vernon, Sun
day. Mrs, Daisy Hunt was up
from Crab Orchard, a few days
last week, she took her household
goods to Crab Orchard, where
she will keep house. Mr. and
Mrs. J. M. Owens were in Mt.
Vernon, between trains Sunday,
the guests of Mr. and Mrs.
George Owens Grace McCall
and little Fannie and &allie Brooks
spent Sunday in Maretburg.
Mr. and Mrs. R L. Durham of
Mt. Vernon, spent Saturday and
Sunday with homefolks. Misses
Pearl Tyree and Bertha Roberts
were visiting in Rowland last
week, the guests of Mrs John
Roberts. J. N. Marlow, Henry
Brooks and Henry Webb were
up fiom Stanford Sunday Mr.
and Mrs. R. L. Smith of the
Hiatt section, spent Saturday
and Sunday with their daughter,
Mrs, A. M. Hiatt. Earl Shive
was up from Stauford, Saturday
and Sunday. David Craig was
down from Mt. Vernon Sunday.
Dave Roberts was here from
Louisville, with homefolks Sun
day. Mrs. Cbas. Pike of Corbin.
is" spending a few days with Rev.
and. Mrs. A. J. Pike this week.
C. C. Howell was down . from
Livingston Sunday. Jack
Perkins and Willie Holmau of
Grab Oi chard, were in town Sun
day. U. B. Cass is at home from
Harlan this week. Mrs. Emma
Capps of Lebanon Junction, is
with her mother, Mrs. Bettk
Brown this week. Edgar Tatum
of Riley s, was in town between
trains Monday. Gracie Prest n
has returned to her home
were in Livingston .Sunday.
A. M. Storms of Corbin, is with
his parents, Mr.. and Mrs. I. R.
Storm for a few days here this
week. Etta Frith is -attending
the commencement at -Mt. Ver
non, this week. Mrs. J. J.
Painter is visiting relatives here
this week. Homer Wallen was
in town Tuesday and Wednesday.
Mrs. N. G. Carter left Wednes
day, for Knoxville Tenn., where
she will spend a few days before
she retujrns to her home, in Tel
lico Plains Tenn. Sallie Owens
near Maretburg, is spending a
few days with her cousin, Dollie
Owens this week. Mr. and Mrs.
W. C. Turpin spent Sunday with
her brother George S. Griffin at
Buckeye, near Mt. Vernon.
O. V. Tarrett was over from
Cooksburg, a few days last week.
Mrs. John Robins has been
real sick for a few days, but is
better at this writing. Gracie
Griffin near Spiro, .was'with her
aunt Mrs. W.C. Turpin Tuesday.
Owen Cass was up from Stan
'or J, Tuesday.. George S. Dur
ham was at home from Sparks'
Quarry, from Saturday until
Monday. J- H. Wagoner, the
concrete man was on last Fridays
train enroute to London, KyC
Walter Robins was jn the Ottawa
section Monday, also in Mt. Ver
non, same day
Mrs. Thos. Capps is visiting
her sister Mrs. Albright, at Row
land, and will visit her mother,
Mrs. Bettie Brown, near Brod-
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Walter and Dave Roberts of.Qumea &unaav evening in tne
uomns cemetery, near .Belmont
May wood , were in town Sunday.
J. E. Wallin was with home-
He had been in failing health for
Its nothing to the discredit of other Shoes that
SELBY SHOES give more service for the
money Some Shoe has to be ;he best value,
and the SELBY happens to be that one
DON'T BUY ANY OLD SHOE that
where yo carried from season to season but come to OUR STORE
this towu will find hundreds of the snappiest styles ever shown in
this iown. GET A WHITE BUCK SKIN OR A CANVASS
Everybody is doing it, and this is the only place you will find the
rrctsTjarWtoe Shoes. get a tan, gun metal,
PATENT, VELVET or VICI. Just so it is a SELBY, you'll
have the best fit, style and value you ever wore.
gives rest to the soul, for women
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$2 to $3.50
OTHER MAKES LOW AS $1.50
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Let us shp.w you our. line
of ALL-WOOL SKIRTS
made in the newest styles,
trimmed or 4 plain two
WRITE the SECRETARY of the
OF THE COMING EXHIBITION
We have our premium list ready
for distribution, and incase we fail
to mail you one, drop us a card,
and you will get a lis of this years'
in toma&e yejur prepara
Catalogues will be ready for
distribution July 1st.
Don't judge the value of Walk-Over Shoes
by the price. They are worth more. For men
$3.50 to $4.
Look for the Walk-Over "Sign
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excitement caused bv the fire
Friday night hastened the end.
He was ths father of engineers
Tom and Barve Wilker. Roy
Mullins was painfully but not
seriously injured while ffghting
fire Friday night. A large pane
of plate glass broke and f eU upon
him, cutting some ugly gashes in
his arms and legs.J Prof, and
Mrs. C. W. Campbell left Tuesday
for an extended visit to relatives
in Lexington, Frankfort and Ir
ving. They will not return before
time to begin the fall term of the
high school here. Before return
ing the Prof, will visit several
eastern cities. Jenkins and H eft,
the restaurant men, have bought
of Dr. Johnson the lot upon which
his drug store stood which was
burned Friday. They will begin
the erection of a large concrete
building at once. Other buildings
are soon to go up on same square
by different parties. The first
shipment of fifteen car loads of
watermelons passed through here
Monday. The strawberry ship
ments from points south of heie
have I been the heaviest ever
knowii. From fifteen to seventy,
five cars per flay passes htre.
Mrs. Albert Albright and Mrs.
J. T. Painter are visiting in Rock
castle this week. Mr. Lester
Hilton and wife, of Stanford, were
the guests of Mr. and Mrs. John
Nevieus first of week. Sam Rob
erts has been transferred to the
Livingston-Cozatt helping service
for a few days.- T. VT. Newland
went up to Brodhead Tuesday.
MUa Hawkins, ironrtne lunch
counter at Brodhead is hex with
his family a few days. This town,
was visited by one of the gQt
destructive fires in its historv
last Friday evenjn,g whjch was
first discovered, on the third floer
of Aaron. Jpavis1 dry goodt store
about six o'ciooir. it was im
possible to gt to the fire to try to
The ftoiseg soon leapped across
the streetr-1 Dr. O. B. Johnson's
drug; store, the up the, street
takiag everything on its path.
Every house jn the Jriock burned
which included Dr. Johnson's
drug store, Jeakin's peoi- room,
Tatero's barber shop, R. L.
Uudd's. Jawclrv store, tha IT P.
Hall., a reekleBce ow&ed fey Heft
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-WHOLESALE AND RETAIL
Flour - Meal - Shipstuff - Hay
Corn - Oats and Field Seeds
County Merchants saye 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.
Call On Us For
i urning ri ows
Double -Shovel Plows
GARDEN & CORN-FIELD
Stock & Poultry Food
tOMiana ur.-rpoer-s reeideaoe.
Mr; JKwmmmJk-A'TZm&- umI R.
Muild ed. evtrrfchior met.
but, the bftMwce sttueretL k4el
loss' except, perhepe , berber
Tro,-iYeA few rtkle. Tie
HQcVer Hetel, now run. by S. K. district will soon be rebuilt- and
Okrk, was saved only by, the hard- of more substantial and com hi od
&nt fight, a also was Kosey's ious buildiags. The Cumberlasd
krjfe" store, MobleyV ctothiuf: Telephone Co also suffered con
c8ta5iisHet,Wiokcraha,,rSg siderable loss, as aff their wires
storaoi Bfywlisr's barbetr 'sImoi i aaAnt.iBr t.kai ..i..... i
Th etttire loss w varioaslr eati- wora n nf fnm.wun ,-i
aited fro 6,090 tp-.Wti days, and a crew of foar or lye
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