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and serious injuries' dud in the oRDER ROCKgASflili CO.,
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Published every 'Friday by
EDGAR $. ALBRIGHT.
UBSCRIPTION ONE YKAR $I.OO
Advertising rates made known on
why so many
small towns.'.fail. tt) grow is because
their citizen's do-nothing to pro
mote tnr'grth. There is no
public spirit and. therefore no at
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tempi lSUJUae IO tUUWD luuuamco
"If any&iie .suggests something
calculated wivlevelop things he is
calledaiLdmar.yiLnd a loud cry is
also made that improvement means
expense. Yet these' same ;people
cannot understand why the census
returns s$ cjUentltoow for!" such
towns a stationary or -declining
population. ' Vertfy'there are peo
pie who. living tjn.. the age of
electric: light, content themselves
with the tallow dips of their fore
Most newspapers are consistent
boosters of the towns in which
they. are published, but many of
tbemj ate coitfpeHe'a to- do their
boosting under adverse conditions.
The fact isJhat most of the
a fafr percentage of
buildings by fire. A movement
.Was begun fpr .a ."safe and sane
Fourth" --audy it has progressed to
such degree that the yearly death
rolls and damage bills in Ameri
can c'rties have been cut down to
a mere fraction- of what they
wereiu former years. This re
suit indicates the possibilities Jor
good t'aat lie in concerted effort.
The people are just beginning to
realize the enormity of the fii e
waste in the United States. When
they are thoroughly aroused to
action they will take steps to
Last year the people of Ken
tucky paid out more than five
and a quarter millions for fire
insurance and the companies paM
out more than three and a half
millions in losses. This of course
takes no account of the immense
amount of property destroyed on
which there was "not a dollar of
insurance." Fire losses in the
country at large amount to more
Whereas 011 tile1 6lll. dav o
Sept. 1912 a petition was filed in
the office of the County Court
Clerk of Rockca.stle County signed
by 20 lepal voters of the voting
pteunct of Rockcastle Count
asking a submission of the question
whether cattle or any specie thereof
shall be permitted to run at large
in said 4th voting precinct of said
county. It is now ordered by the
limn m;u poii ne opened in
the voting precinct at the general
election to be held in said precinct
on the 5th day of Nov. 19I2 for
the purpose of ascertaining the
will of the voters of said precinct
upon the question whether or not
cattle or any specie thereof shall
be permitted to run at large in
L, W. Bethurum, J. R. C. C.
S. F. Bowman, C. R. C. C.
Sept 28 4t.
inhabitants who are contented with
"things ass they are"
are tather disposed to resent the
appearance of -.iVSw? industries and
new. citizens...:. Lrfce,. the gifted
barTwfio immortilized, ,Jhe little
town of Tailholt," theyvaie satis
fied with their environments" and
believe inthe'txtouridf. strongly
the theory that the town is "good
eriougT" --rrHsome localities' this
. class constitutes a working ma
jority, through generally averse to
work, aud those who would labor
for progress and betterment find
themselves sorely .handicapped v-;
. No town is;so $od. that it eriji
not be made better. Iu this shift
ing world of6"ou perfections is
never attained. There is always
room for improvement and the
town that does trot " "improve '"is
merely periiubig ofdry rotw.-It-is
of small avaiUnat a few men push
if the majority 'of their fellow
citizens are 'pulling 'back:- "Get
ting together" js absolutely es
sential it there"'is"'to be material
municipal advancement. There
are many towns in Keutucky
which would be bigger and better
but for the lack of public spirit and
the disposition of so large a portion
of their population to resent all
endeavors tor the general uplift.
Program lor Te.icher'8 Associa
tion to be held at Pitte Hill, Oct.
19, 1912 at 10 o'clock.
Address of Welcome
"i- Granville Owens
Paper Attendance and Punctuality
Theo Pigg, and Mary Price
Exercise Pine Hill School
Paper, The Relation of the School
to the House, Mrs. McClure
Paper, The Value 0'. Industrial
Training in the Public Schoc 1
Paper. Beautifying the School
Buildings and Grounds
V. C. Price
Paper, The Rural School as a
Song, Pine Hill School
Basket Dinner on Grounds.
Lit of candidates no,v in the
field at work for the piano given
away by B. C. Anderson & Son
than 200,000,000 a year, and a
big percentage of this heavy bill
is due to th.e negligence of the
people who fail to take proper
precautions against hre. U is
possible to save much property and
much distress by timely diligence
in eliminating hazards, and clean
up day should be signalized bv
some effective work of that kind."
This is forcefully put and should
appeal to the people of our State
in preserving the wealth thereot.
We are addressing you, hoping
to have your assistance in the
direction of calling the public's
attention to the importance of
conforming to this proclamation,
Trusting we will nit be dis
appointed in our expectations, we
beg to remain, Yours truly,
Frank G. Snyder,
- FORTUNE IN FACES
There's often much tiu h in the
saying "her face is her fortune"
.but it is never said when pimples,
Skin eJuptions, blotche', or other
blemishes disfigure it. Impure1?... ... . ... .J f i-,j
1, , , xi may uc vi'ai in (jasc ui a uuuu
Sept. Term Sept. 23rd. 1912.
Whereas on the 26th day of
Aug. I9 12 a petition was filed in
the office of the County Court
of Rockcastle County signed by 20
legal voters of the 4th Magisterial
Dis. of said County asking a sub
mission of the question whether
cattle or any specie thereof shall
be permitted to iun at large in
said Magisterial District ot si id
County. It is now ordered by
the Court that a poll be opened at
each of the voting precincts in said
Magisterial District on the 5th.
day of Nov. ig 13 fur the purpose
of ascertaining the will of the
voters of said District upon th e
question whether or not cattle or
any specie thereof shall be per
mitted to run at large in said
L. W. Bethurum, T. R, C. C.
4t. S. F. Bowman, C. R. C.C.
Dou't trifle with a cold is
good advice for prudent men and
blood is back of them all. and!
shows the need of Dr. King's
Nqw Life Pills. They promote
healtti 'and. beauty. Try them
25 cents at Ohas C. Davis.
Our farmers surely have reason
for thanksgiving this year. Good
There is nothing better than
Chamberlain's Cough Remedy for
coughs and colds in children.
It is safe and sure. For sale bv
Chas. C Davis.
One new feature of the presi
dential campaign is that both of the
old parties are running advertise
ments in the daily and weekly
newspaper calling attention to the
merits of their respective cand -
dates. This; is fn .improvement
over the M' system 'of promiscuous'
wind jamming over the- country.
TO REDUCE -FIRE DANGER.
October the 8 has been officially
designated as a clean-up day in
Kentuckv for the purpose of re
ducin fire dangers.
If this day were religiously ob
served throughout the Coramon
veaftfithere wouia be fewer'fires
to record within the next twelve
month to come. The general re
moval of rubbish jand 'about
OUSineSS UOUSCS, idLluura, ir
dences and other places would
amount to a big reduction in fire
WzaVd.' The putting in 'order of
kou3esaad premises in advance
of winter wouldsave many losses
thtare": sure''fco income otherwise
through defective flues, stoves and
other heating arrangements and
through tbej neglect of those pre
cai&Ws 'whichy wmler simple and
$asij-ra'ctfcal, are ofmuch ifn
'portance to personal and general
. Some veaaigk ttfe' 'people of
the United8ttei? -became aware
of the fact that Eoutf h of July
celebrations of tyejibolBfej-o'ts.
powder burning sort were causing
a heavy annual loss in lue and
propertyi The injudicious use of
fireworks resulted in many deaths
J. C. MOORE
EXPERT . WATCH MAKER
. . jOptician
Eyes Tested and Glasses Fitted Free
All kitflo? of Jewelrj' Repaired.
All work guaranteed.
COX BROS. STORE
H- H. SEAVY
Candidate from 11th Dsstrict
ORDER FOR ELECTION
For Bond Issue
Rockcastle County Court. August Term, August 26, 1912
It appearing that a petition, signed by more than 150 legal voters
who are free holders of Rockcastle County, was filed in the office of the
Clerk of the Rockcastle.County Court and with the Judge thereof on
the 24th day of August, i9i2, asking that an election be held in said
county, October 26th, 1912, for the purpose of submitting to the legal
voters of said county the qnestionof whether the Fiscal Court of said
county shall issue and sell the bonds of said countv in an amouut not
to exceed the limit allowed under the Constitution and the Laws of the
State of Kentucky, and under no circumstancesfor an amount greater
than $100,000.00, said bonds to be sold and the proceeds arising there-
from .to be used in building and constructing turnpikes throughout
Rockcastle County and through territory to be hereafter designated by
the said Fiscal Court, and the Court being sufficiently advised, orders
that said ele-tion be held at the time and for the purposes stated in said
petition, and that T. J. Nicely. Sheriff of Rockcastle County, be and he
is hereby directed to cause a poll to be opened and an election to be
held in the County of Rockcastle 011 the 26th div of October, 1912,
which is more than 60 days after the filing of said petition in said office
as aforesaid, and he will cause the poll to be opened in each and all of
he voting precincts in said county; and he is directed to advertise said
election and the object thereof at least 30 days next before the day thereof
in some newspaper having the largest circulation in the county and also
by printed hand bills posted up at not less than fsur public places in
each voting precinct in the county and at the court house door Al
legal voters of said co. nty shall be privileged to vote at said election
. It is ordered that court adjourn.
L. V. Bethurum,
, . Jpdge Rockcastle County Court.
A true copy attest:
S. F. Bowman, C. R. C. C. ,
Primary Grades, Calloway School
Paper, Consolidation of Rural
Miss Rose McPhero t
Good Roads. The Most Importan
Factor in Consolidation of Schools
The Relation of the Public School Orlie Ponder
There should be one
or more by t ext week,
is as follow:
Name of Contestant
Annie Mae Sargent
to the Business World
Song, Plantation Melody
Address, J. W. Kincer,
The patrons of this district are ' Mattie Adams
jrged to attend this meeting and
every teacher in the cpunty is
requested to come and bring
school work for exhibition.
You are not experimenting on
yourself when you take Chamber
lain's Cough remedy for a cold as
that preparation has won its great
reputation and extensive sale bv
its remarkable cures of colds, and
can always be depended upon.
It is equally valuable for adults
and children and may be given to J
voting children with implicit on
fideucc as it contains no harmful
drug. Sold by. Chas. C. Davis.
Brodhead Graded School
Every new subscriber
signal gets 1000 votes and
1 1 to
North Main Street
MT. VERNON GRADED
The first month of the Mt. Ver
non Graded School closed Friday
the 27th of September, with an
enrollment of two huudred forty
nine pupils New pupils are be
ing enrolled dai'y. "Watch us
grow from month to month.
The following pupils were
ueither tardy or absent and made
an average per ce 1, of ninety or
Lucinda Parker. Ru:h Mullins,
and Homer Proctor.
EfBe Fredrick, John Harper,
Martha French, Mauri e Brown,
John Sowder, Edna Davis, Lela
MayRenner. and Sallie Hanks.
Homer Livesay and 'Hubert Cui -mins.
Mother, 'is your child's name
here? Why not? Does he stud
at nights ? Is he at school on timn
all the time? Will you help us put
his name among the number th.s
We wish to thank the people u r
their interest, for their encourag
ing words in behalf of the school
for their visits, and for their talks
10 us in chapel. We feel that vou
helped make this spiendid record
We are glad to know that we have
no "chronic kickers" in our town
everybody is foi) the school.
Let's make this month better tnau
last. Let's visit oftener and talk
school tnore .
L.&N.R.R. WATCH INSPECTOR
Th e Ne w Fran l in
Dislike to enter the
doors of a Bank.
Because they feel
that their small busi
ness is too trifling
for the banker to
We invite such peo
ple to come in and
use this bank.
We are in business
purposely to be both
ered. Every man, wo- .
man and child should
have an account of
We PAY 3 PER CENT
BANK WITH USZZ
TJ. G. BAKER. President.
J.P.E. DRUM.MOND, Vice.-Pres..
CLAUDE C. COX.Ass't. Cash
THE PEOPLES' BANK
Mt. Vernon, Ky.
&3J3C&$? & T853C3gK8633EX33:
The immense locomotive drivin
wheel, travelinji a mile a minute, make
I 103,361 revolutions in 24 hours. Ths
lelicate balance wheel of a wathe
nakes 432,000 in the same time. The
ocomotive wheel is oiled and cared for
-everal times during 24 hours. Should
lot your watch receive attention at leat
nee a year! The wonderful precision
s easily affected Let us examine it.
MAIN STREET j
JCXT DOOR TO JONAS MCKENZIE'S!
Bl H S S B
Coffins, Caskets and Robes,
Mail, Telegraph or Tele
phone orders Promptly
Notice is hereby given that in obedience to the above order of the
County Court of Rockcastle County, I will cause an election to be held
at the time and place indicated, from six o'clock a. m. until four o'clock
p. m , for the purposes set out in said order ; to-wit, for the purpose of
submitting to the legal voteis of said county the question of whether
the Fiscal Court of said county shall issue and sell bonds of said county
in an amount not to exceed the limit allowed under the Constitution
and the Laws of the State of Kentucky, pnd under no circumstances for
an amoant greater than $100,000.00 ; said bouds to be sold and the
proceeds arisjag therefrom' to be used in the building and constructicn
of turnpikes throughout Rockcastle Countv and through territory to be
bereafterdesignated by said Fiscal Court.
All legal voters of said county shall be privileged to vote at said
This Sept. 19th, 1912. T J. NiGELBy,
Sherip 'Rockcastle County.
SAVED LEG OF BOY.
"It seemed that my. 14-year old
bov would have to lose his leg, on
account of an uglv ulcer, causer
by a bad bruise," wrote D. F.
Howard. Aquone, N. C. "All
.emedies and -dodtors treatment
failed till we tried Bucklen's
Arnica Salve; and cured him with
one box. "Cures burns, boils,
skin eruption, piles. 25 cents at
Chas. C. Davis'.
The Teachers' Association of
Educational Division No. 1 will be
held in the Mt. Vernon Graded
School buildineSaturday, October
22th. We havefome of the best
speakers of the state on the pro
gram. Thereare many other good
things you cannot miss. See
a program. We are going to make
this association the "record
breaser " in Rockcastle county for
this year, or, all past years. Help
us in this attempt, teachers. Come
and bring some of your pupils.
You cannot afford to miss it All
teachers of the county are expected
po attend as it Is pay day.
PRINT SHOWS THROUGH
THE SCOURGE OF
Cost the bog raiser millions of dollars last yeae and nothing short of vaccination
seemed to offer the slightest promise of a cure.
Prevention, however, is the logical solution of the question. Dr. Hess. (M.D., D.V.S.)
? has always maintained that by giving Dr. Hess Stock Tonic to tone up and strengthen every
3 orean in the system, to regulate the bowels, liver and kidneys, expel worms ; and also thoroughly
disinfect the premises, steeping quarter ana runs witn ut. ness uiy auu uiaimiom, muuiu
prevent an outbreak of this disease.
Read what one of the big hog raisers in the country says :
During 1911 our country was visited by one of the worst hog plagues ever known.
We fed Dr Hess Stock Tonic, and only lost two head out of a herd of two hundred and
ten." Alex. Nevius, Modesta, 111.
Also note what bulletin No. 182 of the Kansas State College says
about preventing Hog Cholera:
"When we recall the conditions which favor the disease and the manner In which it infection
takes place, it will be seen that feeding and caringr of hog has much to do with the prerentlon of the
Cholera Premises shonld be cleaned and disinfected regularly. The hogs thenuelres should be dipped
everv few weeks. Maintaining these conditions helps to keep np the vitality of the hog.and xn this way
troublss of all kinds are warded off. To aid digestion and circulation and to prevent worms, the bulletin
reeommeuds a formula of Wood charcoal, Sulphur, Salt, 'Sodium Bicarhonate, Sodium Sulphate, Sodium
Hypoaulphate and Black Antim
w f nrmula el yen in tablesDOonf ul doses wuW undoubtedly be benefica! but would cst tfce box !- about
,0c per SSSTtot d uTthc formuta for Dr. Hess Stock Teak wbkh k vos.lv. superior d hao steed
SmnCW.restlve and Nerve Tonic. QUASMA. Dlgestire & General Tonic Expels. Worms.
PSraOT15B3lLrExpel.WrBM. SULPHATE IOP sODA Laxative actsupontheLiyer.
U;Vvt c at -4 Antitizer ExDels Worms. EPSOM SALTS, Laxative,
StKXSb OF 3rSwH Acts uSthe KiXeys. CHARCOAL. Prevents Noxious Gases.
FENUGREEK, Tonic and Aromatic.
This preparation is compounded by Dr.Hess, (M.D., D.V.S.) and sold to you on a written
guarantee and only costs 3c per month for the average hog. The definition of the ingredients
are taken from the United States Dispensatory and noted medical authorities.
Feed your hogs
Dr. Hess Stock Tonic
to prevont disease and expel worms. Sprinkle the runs and sleeping quarters with a solution of
Dr. Hess bip and Disinfectant
one of the foremost coal tar, creosote disinfectants known Also dip your hogs with ttiis solution
when the weather will permit, and you will have no loss from disease-
SBlb Pall o. loo'lbs S1.00
JONAS McKENZIE, dealer MT. VERNON, KY