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Ml". VERNON SIGN
Friday, May 31, 1912
Published every Friday by
EDGAR S. ALBRIGHT.
UBSCRIPTION ONE YBAR $I.OO
Advertising rates made known on
KENTUCKY PRESS ASSOCIATION
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Messrs George Martin, "W. A.
Rice, Bernard Hagan and others
attended the conclave at Paris
Ky, Wednesday and Thursday.
S. E. Penniugton is repairing
the Eight Gable Restaurant. J.
M. Foure is building a new
residence on Main St. and is
ainting his house himself.
This may seem strange that a
blind man could paint but he is
doing a splendid job. W. M.
Preston has returned from
Louisville. J. A. Oliver was in
Mt. Vernon Tuesday. We see
in the columns of the Signal a
letter from Mr. W. J. Sparks
and we note that he asked that a
pike be buili from Mt. Vernon to
Pine Hill. This is all right but
he stoped five miles too soon and
we had a talk with Judge Lewis
and he said it was certain that a
pike would be Built to Pine Hill
in the near future and eventually
to Livingston. We are not so
much interested in the pike as
we are in a bridge. Give us a
bridge across the river and we
will not name the pike. So you
will find us camping on your
trail until this is done. Miss
Nettie Rice has returned- from
J. P. E. Drummondsisin Knox
ville this week. Mrs. J. B.
Hayes received a message Tues
day that one of Ed Quinns child
ren was very sick and she left for
Paris on the noon train. G. D.
Cook is sick at this writing. R.
M. Proctor, of Mt. Vernon, is
working here a few days while
John Mullins is taking a lay off.
Rev. D. G. Combs, of Morehead
Ky., was here Sunday enroute to
Mt. Vernon to hold a series of
meetings. The following gentle
men were here from Mt. Vernon
Saturday: Atty. E. R. Gentry,
Sheriff T. J-. Niceley and Judge
S. D. Lewis. J. P. E. Drummond
was in Mt Vernon Friday on
business. Mrs. Maggie Martin
has returned from East Bern
stadt. Roy Britton, the expert
paper hanger, of Mt. Vernon,
was here last week doing work
for C. A. Blanford and R. J.
Lemonds. Mrs. W. T. Amyx
and little son, Clifford, were
visiting in Mt. Vernon Thursday.
There were services at the
Baptist Church Saturday and
Sunday conducted by the Rev.
Thomas Mullins and Miss Julia
Durham went to Jellico Friday
night and were married. We
havent learned whether there
were any parental objections or
whether they wanted a pleasure
trip. Miss Julia is the beautiful
daughter of Newt Durham and
Tom is tha son of Mrs. Nathan
McWhorter. May roses bedeck
their path. John Mullins was in
Stanford Saturday. He is all
smiles now. We imagine lie
saw his best girl while there.
Mrs. A, A. Albright and little son
of Lebanon Junction has been
visiting Mrs. J. T. Omary for a
few days. R. S. Martin, of
Brodhead, was here Tuesday,
Mr. Martin is in the seventies
and, is still full of life. He talked
of Champ Clark and thinks his
chances are good. L. G Farmer
jsl McEee, Jackson county, was
here Sunday. Mr. and Mrs.
Fred Cottongim, of Bertha, are
visiting Mr. and Mrs. W. H.
Cottongim. Egbert Herd of
London, is working a few, days
at the depot here. Butch Mc
Clure, of Mt. Vernon, was here
Saturday. Hugh Stewart is
visiting relatives in Cincinnati
George Hellard who had .his
foot mashed a few days ago is
rapidly improving. The tracks I
in tbe Livingston yar a are to be
OLLOWlNO the battleship pa
rade into San Francisco har
bor at the opening of the Pan
ama-Paciflc International ex
position there will be a program ol
events of world interest and impor
tance in a succession of two montbt
apart interspersed with lesser events-
racht races and motorboat races of ai
international character for great tro
pules and cash prizes, aviation meet
with the famous bird men of tb
world, Olympic games In which th
athletes of the world will take part, iu
tercollegiate contests, automobile race
In which the holders of the world!?
records will participate iu the automo
biles of every nation, military munen
vers in which the crack Infantry and
cavalry of this and other uatious wil
participate upon an extended scale
The location of the exposition give
widest scope for the greatest interna
tional sports program in history. The
auto races will pass into Golden Gat
tiark before the concrete coliseum
which will have a seating capacity of
75,000 people. The military maneu
vers and Olympic games will also be
Held in the stadium. On San Francis
co bay motorboats will vie for tho
world's records before tho Harbor View
-ite of the exposition. " The yachtsmen
of the world will sail from Europe
icross the Atlantic to New York and
hen through the Panama canal to San
The Panama-Pacific International ex
position was first proposed by Mr. It.
D. Ilale, a merchant of Sap Francisco,
:n 1901. Mr. Hale wrote a letter to the
.Merchants' association, and the Idea
took Hko wildfire. At that time it was
anticipated that the canal would bo
opened in 1913, and 1913 was the date
set for the exposition. An organiza
tion of the commercial bodies begun
the preliminary work, but in 1000 came
the lire. No one was dismayed. In a
Kback built over embers hardly cool a
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ST. FHANCIS MEMORIAL TOWER.
The contributions of China" and Ja
"pan toward the exposition In magnifi
cence and variety will surpass any
thing ever seen outside of the orient
and even in the far east itself. A con-
Yellowstone National park, Great Salt
lake, Puget sound, the inland trip to
Alaska, the government's huge recla
mation projects in sixteen western
states, the Columbia river region, the
redwood forests of California, the flrK
of Oregon, the big trees on the ap
proach to the Yosemlte, Arizona aid
New Mexico, youngest of the states:
Nevada and some of the greatest min
ing campsln the world. Perhaps most
Interesting of.all will be the opportu
nity forMa trip through the Panama
canal either coming or going.
Tho-reconstruction of San Francisco
Is one of the greatest miracles within
the history of American municipalities.
Five hundred nnd eight city block",
embracing the principal business and
residential portions of the city, wero
wiped from the earth in 1900. Tho
streets were covered in some places
with debris forty feet deep, yet today
a stranger to the city would never
know from its appearance that a fire
had occurred. -
The loss through the fire Is estimated
by insurance underwriters at 400,000.
000. To reconstruct San Francisco
poiinfl for greater wealth than was de
stroyed By tire nTe and" Tar exceeded
the cost of building the Panama canal.
Since tho fire $242,000,000 has been ex
pended upon new buildings alone.
Today San Francisco is the newest
city in the world. Its buildings rep
resent the latest type of modern re
enforced concrete structures. It has
more than 1,300 hotels nnd apartment
houses, with accommodations to suit
In preparing for the Panama-Pacifle
International exposition hundreds of
Its emissaries are visiting all the re
gions of the world. Fourteen gover
nors of western states on a 4,000 mile
trip through tho east on a special train
recently called attention to the exposi
tion nnd became better acquainted with
their "brothers of the eastern states.
dry goods merchant placed a great
iltn "Pnnnmn-Pnpffip International
Exnosltion. San Francisco. 1913." and f servatlve estimate of their combined
Mils became the battlecry in the fight
10 build a new city.
Of more than $20,000,000 now appro
printed by California $7,000,000 has
been raised by popular subscriptions,
$4,000,000 is assured through a special
act of the legislature permitting the
counties to tax themselves for exposi
tion purposes? $3,000,000 was appropri
ated bv the state of California, and
expenditure toward the exposition Is
$10,000,000. Hawaii and the Philip
pines will contribute more than $1,000.
The Pacific coast of the United
States and 'the .whole west will be
featured up more extensively than they
have been within their history. Side
excursions from the main line or stop
overs upon any of the eight transcon-
San Francisco has voted a bond issue tinental systems terminating upon the
of $5,000,000. This is the largest sum
that has ever beer, raised for a. world's
exposition at an initial stage. But it
is only a starter.
Pacific coast will afford the visitor an
opportunity to see those attractions of
America that appeal to him. Tq most
people the names of these places, will
;arry a picture the Yosemlte, the
Srand Canyon of the- Colorado, the
extended several hundred feel
md work will commeuceat once.
Robert Shiplet the butcher!'
still adding to his shpp and at
present he has the best shop in
Eastern Ky. Willie Yaden was
in Brodnead last Sunday. We
think there will be another wed-
ling soon. Mrs W. T. Merimee
-ind children, of Paris, are visiting
Mrs. Geo. Pope. Aivin Caritf
is suffering from a badly mashed
foot. C C. Howell, the proprietor
of the Eight Gable restaurant,
was in Brodhead Sunday.
Marshal Pennington arrested
David Smith Snnday and took
him to Mt. Vernonr Dave had
taken too much bug juice and was
inclinett to be happy. N. W.
Bonds and Mr. Ashby, of Oak
land, who own 3oooo acres of
timber in lackson couuty under
laid with the finest coal in the
State came through from Hidles
burg Ky., to Livingston looking
out the route for the new rail
road and they said the road,twas
a-sure go' but it may be' six
months yet before work will be
gin but it is certain. With a
million dollar plant at Pine Hill
and a new rail road here it will
look like something is coming
our way. J?red Mullinsf of
Mullins Station visits our town
often since a.cerfairi girl has Te
tura&d from school, Mrs John
One of the directors of the exposition
in now in Japan. It is said that bis
niajety the Emperor Mutsuhito will
iouate the use of the imperial art col
lection to the exposition. The board of
lady managers, of which Mrs. Phoebo
Hearst is honorary president, Is In
dependently taking up those phases" of
the exposition that belong particularly
to woman's domain.
The setting is being prepared. With
impressive exposition structures rising
from San Francisco bay. with city and
wooded slopes as a background and in
the foreground a vast fleet of battle
ships of the world, the sight will be on
of the magnificent spectacles of hi
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Carter and daughter, of Leb
anon Junction are visiting rela
tives here this week. Uncle Geo
Pope improves slowly. Mrs. L.
H. Davjs .is with relatives in
Berea this week. John Fields
and a party of. fishermen from
May wood arrived here Saturday
and went up the river fgie a
weeks stay. We had the pleas
ure on last Saturday' of meeting
our old friend Ike Bowman,"
father of County Court Clerk,
S. F. Bcrwman. and if there
was a jolly fellow it is IUe, no
man can wear along face and' be
in his company. He related his
life from infancy up to the pres
ent time.old of his louging to
own a farm in the blue grass and
his experinnce while there and
his desire to. get back to Jackson.
WHAT EXT AN S ADMIRE.
is hearty, vigorous life, according
to HuglfTallman, of San Antonio.
"We find,' be-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.J' Excellent for stomach,
liver or kidney troubles 25 cts
Cbas. C Davis',
Eld. A. 'O. Giffith will preach at
Watts Chapel Church house" the
2nd. Saturday night, Sunday and
Sunday -night in June. The three
subjects wHl be the seven headed,
ten horned beast of Revelation . '
RESOLUTIONS OF RESPECT.
Noble Grand J. J. Harper de
parted this life May 15th 1912.
Therefore; Be it resolved by
Pongo Lodge No. 2q7 I. O. O. F.
First That' the Lodge has lost a
loyal member, his family a faithful
husband and father, Bro. Harper
being at the time oi his death
Nobler Grand of our Lodge.
Second That in his' death our
Lodge has lost a faithful and
fcealous member, a true Odd
Fellow, and that we strive to
emulate his virture and his devotion
to the principles of our Beloved
Order; that we extend our heart
felt sympathy to the lamily 'antl
commend them to bira who controls
ail of our actions and destinies
and who doeth all things well.
Third That these resolutions,
be spread upon our records,
published in our county papers and
that a cony of same be presented
to the family of our deceased
' Eourth That the usual badge
of mourning be worn Jer thirty
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J. E. BUMGASDNKR Com.
L. M. Runner )
J. M. Hewell. a popular drug
gist of Greensburg,, Ky., says,
"We use Chamberlain's Cough
Remedy in pur own household
and know it jfs excelleat. " Eor
sale byChas.C. Davis,
I TAKE this means of announcing that I have
purchased the stock of General Merchandise of
R L Largford on Richmond street where I will be
found at all times trying to serve and please my cus
tomers I expect to carry a nice, clean, up-to-date line
and propose to sell at a conservative margin. In Dry
Goods, Notions and Groceries my customers are as
sured of a clean, well-selected stock to choose from and
to the farmers and consumers want to say that I have
the best and largest line of saddlery, harness, etc., to be
found in the county, and when in need of anything in
ihat line remember me at the R L. Langford stand on
Richmond street near the Graded School building
Yours for business,
C. B. McKENZIE,
" - " Successoi to
R. L. LANGFORD.
Wat:h this space each week
Richmond Street, Mt. Vernon, Ky
For Sale: I have decided to
go to farming ajd will sell my saw
mill with band saw complete, 16 It.
gocd line shaft with milleys 2 Re
saws with mandrels and will sell
300,000 ft. of timber about 100,000
It. cut in the woods and on the
mill yard. W ill also sell a large
3 oik of work oxen weigh 3.000 lbs.
and two log wa.ous. Will sell
for a bargain to the right man i.
sold at once. The, timber is on
what was part of the George
Livesay larm 3 miles from
Maretsburg and five miles from
Call on or write meat Wabd, Ky
Sick headaches results from a
disordered condition ol the
tomsch, and can be cured bv the
use ol Chamberlain's Stomach
and Liver Ta"blets. Try it. For
?ale by.Chas.C Davis.
A. B. FURNISH
7Ve do a general Real Estate
JllMisiness; handle town and farm
A roperty , do abstracting and
If you want to sell 1 ist your prop
with us; if you want p buy we
can save you money.
One Way to
ff Give yonrselt a note
M for $1;000, due in
four years. Plan to
pay it off in monthly
installments of $20.
Deposit your payments
in this bank, on sav-
The deposits you
make and the inter
est they earn will give
you a nucleus of a
larger fortune; your
next thousand will
come more quickly and
Save 31.000 at this
bank. Besin to do
Tie People's Bank
MT. VERNON, KY.
U. G. BAKER. President.
J.P.E. DRUMMOND, Vice.-P.
F.L THOMPSONJr., Cashier.
CLAUDE C. COX.Ass't. Cash.
jcppcxxaM: papsayc $ja&ufi jdjccxbi
EEP AN EYE ON THIS SPACE
EACH WEEK, where you will
always find listed the beit of goods, which
are sold for a fair margain of profit. Goods
bought right and soldjright are the land of
goods that it always pays to buy.
Our Motro has always been to give
to our customers ithe very best goods
possible for the money.
Thanking my customers for the pat
ronage in the past and asking- a contiriu--aiice
in the future,! am "
t 7 - ; Yours very truly,
r ' JONAS McKENZIE,
Mt. Vernon Ky
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