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f PUBLIC SALE OF
At Level Green, Dee. 20th
At Plato, Pec. 21st
AVING decided to discontinue carrying any Overalls except
the Of Bryan, I have decided to sell to the highest bidder
350 pairs of Bluebuckle and other brands of Overalls. Also,
uu pairs oi ivxeu auuupaiiia; iummiS iwjv.7 .. w..... -
and some Ladies' heavy skirts.
Men's rain and dress coats, Men's heavy sweaters,
.One good washing machine
Having a large bill' of the famous Star Brand Shoes to receive in the
nexti ew days, I have decided in order to make room for them, to close
out my entire stock of rubber goods, consisting of 50 prs. Men's
four buckle overshoes, sizes 9 to 1 1; 50 prs. men's gum shoes, sizes
6 to 1 0; 50 pairs boy's gum shoes, sizes 1 1 to 5 ; Men's overshoes.
All my Leather Goods, except the Star Brand, goes at Auction.
Other things will be sold that are not mentioned.
TERMS Cash in hand or Produce.
On days of sales, I will give my customers the benefit of some
reduced prices on goods which will not be offered at public auction.
Will give them 6 lbs. of our roasted Coffee for $1.00
Men's 90 c work shirts 80c 20c outing flannel at 18c
8c apron gingham 4c
Shot gun shells, Nublackand Winchester black powder,
per box 82 c
This Sale will begin at 9 o'clock, rain or shine. Come one. Come all.
ASSASSINATION OF DRY
Robert E. Duff and David
Trcadway Killed by Moonshiner
in Menifee County
In an effort to brenk into n
envcrn. barricaded with lo
rocks and brush, in which
Ballard Cans was operating o
moonshine still, Robt. E. Duff
federal prohibition agent under
Sam Ccllins and one of the gam
est and best men in the service
was shot and killed December 9.
It is said that Bob Ballard, notci
moonshiner, did the shooting. On
December 1 0th, while n posse
was attempting to capture the
Ballard gang, David Trcadway
was shot and instantly killed
near the scene of the shooting of
Duff on Saturday. He was shot
biRger and better in every way
than preceding editions, will
be ready for uc by the time the
annual movement of tourists be
gins in the spring.
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A nation wide survey is now
bcine mode bv the United States
Touring Information Bureau, Inc.
with headquarters at Waterloo,
In., to gather data for the third
edition of the Tourists' Camp
Ground Map and Directory o
the United States. This guide,
Hm Mullins has gone to Bern-
atadttowork. J. H. Mullinswas
in Livingston Friday. Goodloe
Howard was in Jackson county
.Snturrlnv Miss Marv Mullins
was the guest of Mrs. Grace Mul
ltn Saturday und Sunday. r'isi
Sallir Mullins was the gucft "f
her lister Mrs. Tor-, Baker r""'
of last wf1'.- " ' Mullinr nrd
Chas. Allen attended church t
Corinth Sunday. All the schools
have closed in this section on ac
count of small pox but there is
none in this district. Sarah A.
Mullins was the guest of Mrs.
Sarah A. Alien Sunday. Mrs.
Roscoc Anderson and little son
Eugene have returned to their
home at Tavlorsville after n
three weeks visit to her parents
Mr. and Mrs. J. H. Mullins.
Dean Mullins was the guest of
his little nephew Julian Mullins
Saturday night and Sunday.
Br o y le
DOESN'T GET RUN FOR MONEY
Anomalous as it may appear Ken
tucky, which ranks with the tail-end-ers
among the States in education,
spends more of its tax money for
that purpose than probably any of
the other States. Over half of ev
ery dollar collected in taxes in Ken
tucky goes for education, and this
has been going on for many years.
At first 'blush the statement might
not be convincing, but the facts sus
tain it. The State tax rate is 40
cents on the $100 worth of taxable
property, and of every 40 cents col
lected 21 cents goes for educational
purposes. Of the 21 cents the com
mon schools receive 18 cents, Ken
tucky University 1 3-4 cents and
each of the two State Normal
Schools G-8 of a cent each. In, other
words, for every dollar of taxes the
schools receive 52 1-2 cents, of
BRIEFEST KENTUCKY COURT
sinking fund 2 1-2 cents and the circuit court convened at Mt. 01
general purpose fund 37 1-2 cents. jvet Robertson county, last week,
For many years those conversant was tne ghortcst session ever held
with the situation have contended in the sutc- Thc petit jury was se
that a State that expends over half I cct but as there was only one
of its. tax money for education case to be trjcd nnj that was cora.
nmrht to pet better results for the
outlay, and this has been tho incen
tive that has spurred most of tho
more recent activities looking to ed
DEMAND FOR GOOD CATTLE
There were between 800 and 900
cattle at Nunnclley's Stock Pens
Monday and most of them sold.
There was a sharp demand for thc
better class of cattle and some sold
as high as 7 1-2 cents. This price
was paid for choice yearling and
two-year-old steers. Heifers sold at
4 to 5 cents. Quite a number of
mules sold at $75 to $100. The mule
mnrket is considerably brighter, al-
,Mith there is little demand for
promised after the jury was sworn
they were immediately dismissed.
Tho grand jury adjourned after a
brief session of n few hours without
returning any indictments. Only
one person has been sent to thc pen
itentiary from Robertson county in
MURDER WILL OUT
.LIA Al. n-Mmstn atttnftla lpfr Ah
cents, the university 4 3-8 cents, and' mule colts. Interior Journal.
the two normal schols an aggregate
of 3 1-8 cents. With 21 cents of
the tax rate devoted to education,
there is left only 19 cents qf the 40
cent rate to be applied to every oth
er department of the State govern
ment. Roads get 3 cents, the sink
ing fund 1 "cent and the remaining
15 cents Into the general purpose
fund. Figured on the basis of a dol
lar, the roads get 7 1-2 cents, the
DRYEST FALL IN 38 YEARS
It has not been so dry In the fall
since 1884. Then it did not rain un
til during February, 1885. When tho
rains did set in they were followed
by violent anow storms, forming
drifts twenty feet high. For scv
eral weeks travel was nlmost impos
sible. Raywick Cor. Lebanon Enterprise.
THREE GOOD RULES
A YOUNG MAN who was determined to
build uri a snug little fortune decided
to learn how others had solved thc same
problems that confronted him.
He found three things were necessary.
First Of course he must learn to earn
money and the more he could earn the
easier his success" would be.
.Second He found that it was very impor
tant to learn to spend his money properly.
It is very easy to "blow in" alia man
Third He found it was no trick to save
money if the firsthand second-rules were
observed. 'Any one who knows how to
earn money and spend wisely will find a
snug bank account easily obtained.
Try these rules for yourself.
The Peoples Bank
It seems now that the murderers
of Lura Parsons, thc Pine Mountain
school teacher, victim of a brutal
crime more than two years ago, may
have to face trial in a court of jus
tice. Last week indictments were
returned in the Harlan circuit court
against Jerry Reed and James Rob
inson, negro convicts who were at
work in that section of the state when
Miss Parsons was murdered, and
John Marcum, of Clay county, a
camp guard at thc time of thc kill
ing. The indictments are tho result of
a secret investigation conducted by
the local authorities, resulting in the
finding of Miss Parsons' pocket-book,
which one of the convicts had sold
to another, after tho camp was clos
ed and thc men taken back to Frank
fort, and of thc blood stained un
derwear of one of tho convicts,
which was found in a hollow tree on
the mountain trail.
It is reported in tho press that one
of these convictcs is "out on parole,"
and it is likely he still will bo out
on parole, if ho reads the papers or
hears of his indictment.
Reports from Frankfort that the
new indictments are the result of an
attempt to "frame" the men accus
ed in order to claim tho reward of
$1,500 also are to be taken into con
sideration, and it may be true that
the hopes of tho people of tho stato
for an early conviction and just pun
ishment of the slayers of Miss Par
sons will again be disappointed.
As Daniel Webster once said,
"Murder will out." That used to
be a great deal truer than it is now
adays, for in recent years this coun
try has had a number of murders
for which no man ever has been ar-
. rested and punished.
We hope, the Harlan grand jury
Is not on a cold trajl this time, as
it was in former trials, growing out
of this abominable murder. Inte
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Save a Dime out of Every Dollar
The following notice was posted in a large
business office recently:
"Beginning July I, no employe who does
not save in sound investments at least 10 per
cent of his or her salary each month can hold
a job in our companies. Thc saving must be
accomplished under inspectors and in such
such form as may be approved."
It is certainly a wise thing for everyone to.
endeavor to save at lenst 10 per cent of their
weekly income. The surest way to accom
plish this is to deposit that 10 per cent on
pay day. Save before you spend. Do not
let anything short of absolute need induce
you to interrupt your saving or to subtract
from your bank balance.
THE BANK OF WT. VERNON
"Built Me Up"
"T USED Cardul for years
- and it did me more good
than any medicine I ever
used' writes Mrs. M. C
Ragsdale, of Fort Towson,
Okla. "I used to suffer with
womanly trouble that weak
ened me until 1 was a mere
shadow, nervous, and could
not sleep. I did not feel like
I could live.
"It seemed that nothing
helped me till I heard of
Cardui and began to use It It
strengthened me and, as 'twas
recommended to do, it regu
lated and built me up till 1
was like another woman."
If vou are weak, run-down
and feel that you need a tonic,
take Cardui, the woman's
tonic, the tonic about which
you have always heard, the
tonic that helps weak women
regain their strength.
Cardui acts on the womanly
system and helps relieve pain
and discomfort due to female
Try Cardui, today, for your
The Woman's Tonic 61
FOR SALE Ford car. this year's
model, in first class condition.
Mrs. D. C. Price.
Mt. Vernon, Ky.
The New rumen Home Journal and
Mt.VernenSijnilforJl.75 per year.
I have decided to sell my farm
known as the Harve Bowman
place on the Brodhead and Alt.
Vernon road near Hiatt. Thc
place will speak for itself. A good
6 100m house and out-buildings,
good tobacco land or will raise
anything you wish. This home is
well worth $2000 but as I am
away from it I will take $900.00
cash down. If anyone wants to
buy write Mary Boyd. 1 105 S.
13th St.. Mt. Vernon. Ill-
Two store houses on West
Main Street, Mt. Vernon. Good
location tor anyone who wonts
to come to town to do business
and send his children to school
3t Fritz Kreuger.
James Hayse Jr. ol Crab Orch
ard was here this week buying
geese. Mrs. Rcubin Horton and
son of Wayncsburg were in this
part last week buying hogs.
Miss Lula Hurst has returned
from a visit with the family of
her brother Charles Hurst at
Paint Lick Mrs. W. F. Debord
spent Sunday with Mrs. May
Mullins. Mr. and Mrs. O. L.
Hatcher and children spent Sun
day win A. F. Lawrence and
family Mrs. Charles Brown has
been very sick but is some bet
ter. Wm. H. Brown spent Wed
nesday night with his daughter
Mrs. Minnie McWillinms. Mrs.
Jack Debord and little daughter
Lucile left Saturday for Stilesvillc
Indiana where she will join her
husband. Thc wedding of Mr.
R. L. Norton of Wabd and Miss
Essye Brown was solemnized at
thc home or her fnther Wm. H.
Brown at 1 1 oclock Nov. 30. Thc
ceremony was perfoimed by Rev.
D. R. Gentry after which a
LOST A silver service
star shaped with the letters
on it. Kcward it tound.
CASTOR I A
For nffnts and Children
In Use For Over 30 Years
LtnM K. Thompson Signature of -car7Ji tCUl
$6.00 Pays For Both
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Mf. Vernon Kentucky
bountiful dinner was served and
they left immediately for Wabd
where they will reside. Mrs. M.
I." P,!rr nnd little daughter Joyce
llcft last Tuesday for Mt. Vernon
where they will live tins winicr u
thc girls will all be in school. We
are glad that thc move is only
temporarily. Mr. and Mrs.
Uroylcs Burton have moved to
their home recently purchased
f,m A. E. HamDton. Mrs.
David Brown and children spent
a few days last week with her
parents here. Mr. and Mrs. A.
E. Rice and Misscj Hazel and
Gladys Price were the guest oi
Mrs. Mattie Price last week.
Mr. nnd Mrs. R. L. Norton
spent Sa urday night with Mr.
and Mrs. H:nry Todd. - Miss
rnnnif Mullins spent Saturday
night with Mis Jewell Debord.
Mr. and (virs. J. n vunnoo
and pretty little daughter of
Missouri and Mrs. Nannie Van
hook and son Marcum were
guests of Mr. and Mrs. O. J.
Mullins last week. Ed Brown
was in Mt. Vernon Monday and
Tuesday of last week. Mrs. John
R. Hamm was over from Walnut
Grove last week to see her sister
Mrs. Nellie Brown who has fever
O. L. Hatcher was in Mt. Vernon
By L & N. Railroad
This Company will
hire experienced rail
road machinists, boiler
and car inspectors and
furnish them work at
rates prescribed b y
United States Railroad
THE FOLLOWING PAPER
WON FIRST PLACE AT THE
SCHOOL AND AGRICULTUR
AL FAIR AT MT VERNON
"Why Cull Poultry For Egg
What we mean by the word
cull is to pick out or select choice
hens. We have already been
taught that like begets like and
when you once get a flock of poul
try Stnrtca U IS very csscimui
that the culling work is started
early in the game.
In starting in poultry work it
is best to raise only one kind of
poultry and it should be pure
bred. Your flock will look better
nnd the culling for egg produc
tion con be carr cd on much easi
We shou'd watch our flack nnd
when a hen gets lazy and spends
most of her time on thc roost or
drooping around the poultry yard
it is time to cull, as their expenses
are paid by the other hens.
A lot of attention should be
given to the selecticn of male
birds ns your pullets are going
to be in a large measure like the
male birds. In other words ihe
rooster is going to determine to
a great extent the laying quali
ties of your pullets. ,
It is only by right culling that
the color of y"bur flock can be
kept up, for a poor color this year
will mean a very bad color in
your next years chickens. By
selecting hens that measure up
to high standards of egg produc
tion your flock can be kept up to
the standard. Gertrude Caudill
Junior Club Member
Mt. Vernon, R. I
It is true that many contract
severe colds and recover from
them without taking any precau
tion or treatment, and a know
ledge of this fact leads others to
take their chances instead of giv
ing their cold the needed atten
tion. It should be borne in mind
that every cold weakens the vit
ality, makes the system less able
to withstand each succeeding at
tack and naves the way for the
more serious diseases. Can you
afford to take such desperate
chances when Chamberlain's
Cough Remedy, famous for its
cures of bad colds may be had
for a trifle? ,
Catarrh I a Local dleaae greaUr In
fluenced by Constitutional condition.
HALL'S CATAIIRH MEDICINE con
aliu or an Ointment -which give Quick
Keller by local application, and the
Internal Medicine, a Tonic, which acta
through the Mood on the Mucoua Sur
face and M!t In ridding your 8yatm
Sold by druggtata for over 40 Tear.
F. J. Cheney ft Co., Toledo, O.
YOUNG BOYS EXPERT JOCKEYS
Mongolian Youth at Home In
8addl at an Aitonlthlngly
If a daring traveler braves the dan
gers of u trip Into Mongolia lie Is fas
cinated by the natives at the time of
their summer festivals. Then every
Mongolian family puts on Its best bibs
and tuckers and goes to the fair,
much In thc same way the people In
our own country sections go to the
county fulr. However, at the Mon
golian county fair one ilow not "hit
the tiuby" und get a live-cent clgur, or
throw rings u cuues to obtuln a prize,
but one does see horse races.
Instead of sitting In a grand stand
and watching the entire race, as you
do here, you seo only the start or fin
ish. For the nut's in Mongolia ura
30 miles long.
The Mongolians are great horsemen,
and learn to ride at a very early age.
Their lives are spent with and on
horses. The women ride as well ns
the men, nnd by the time a boy has
reached the ago of ten he Is un export
horsemun. In fact, the Jockeys are
These little fellows are mounted
on the very fust Mongolian ponies,
'without saddles. Their only trappings
are a bridle, u whip and u handker
chief. They stnrt on their wild ride over
the steppes with the courage rind
spirit of men, whipping their horses
fiercely, but often renchlng over kindly
to wipe the dust from the eyes and
nostrils of their ponies.
C. C WILLIAMS
Attorney a't - Law
Mt Vernon, Ky,
Will practice In all ihe Court
State aud IV'dlral.
Office on Church Street.
GREAT SOUTH AMERICAN HERO
Memory of Simon Bolivar Worthily
Honored by the Nations He
Served So Well.
Simon Ilollvar lived during that
period In the history of mankind when
political revolution was the order of
Ihe duy. lie wus born lu Curucus,
Venezuela, July Si, 1783. The Ameri
can War of Independence hud Just
then come to un end, and white visit
ing 1'uriB Hollvur hud un opportunity
to witness thu closing scenes of the
French devolution. Uy this time the
Spanish colonies In South America
were beginning to make their vurlous
struggles for political Independence,
und when Hollvur returned to his na
tive land he soon found, hluiself allied
with the ugltutors who were strug
gling to free their country from the
domination of Spain. Ue rapidly rose
to u position of greut prominence, both
us a statesman and u soldier, and hu
wus again and agulii appointed as dic
tator until such time as political Inde
pendence would be assured. He
achieved the political Independence of
three states: Colombia (In 1810),
composed of Colombia, Venezuela and
Ecuador (from which the lust two
withdrew In ,1830) ; I'eru WU) ; and
Ilollvla. named ufter Itolltar (1823).
When ho died, December IT, ItJDO, he
did not have any public money lu hla
possession, although he hud had com--leti
control of IIih trenxurles '
full Veto M I
ATTCUpEY AT LAW
Will practice-In all the court 5
.urace on cnurcn Street
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