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VOT 6 CLAY CITY Kir THURSDM DECEMBER 519014 NO 37 1
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Railroad Assessment
The Railroad Commission has
completed the annual assessment
of the railroads in the State and
filed its report with the State
Auditor to make out the tax
lists and collect the taxes on the
valuation The total valuatiofi
of all railroads is 52482108 or
247411 more than last year
The taxes on this amount to be
paid to the State amounts to
240000 The report shows that
the total mileage is 8000 against
8055 last year The net earn
ings of all the roads show a dei
crease of only 15000 while the i
gross earnings decreased 200000
The following is the value of some
of the big railroad systems as
shown by the report L K
Railroad Company 22820450
Illinois Central 10271150
Ohessapcake Ohio 5503440
Cincinnati Southern 5800780
Ashland Coal Iron Company
707800
707800The
The Lexington Eastern Road
is 921 miles long and is valued at
7000
A Prosperous Ware
Lee county ought to experience
u real sure enough boom next
summer There are a number
of new enterprises to be develo
pod within our borders The
new line of railroad up Millers
creekwill pen uu told iajtural
resources It is a foregone con
elusion that a narrow guago rail =
road will be built up Sturgeon to
lring the coal and timber of the
untouched territory to market
and the line will probably he ex
tehded to Boonesville The coun
ty ought to prosper
vilre News
To Our Delinquents
YU all are aware that we have
sustained heavy loss by fire with
no insurance and no recourse but
our old accounts We sent each
and every one who owed us for
one Years or more subscription en
appeal to pity up that we might
resume business as soon HS possi
liar Attlmt time we had out SHSO
of this
on subscription alone and
amount we have collected nearly
oneeighth We know you can > ay
this small amount and asyou have
placed UH to such inconvenience
we have decided to place each and
every account in the hands of a
publishers collection agency that
is not paid up in ten days We
very much dislike to have to do
this but we have to raise some
money and this seems to be our
last resort If you want to hold
your reputation and credit you hud
better send in the small amount
you owe Send by check money
order registered letter or two cent
stamps if the sum is less than one
dollar
1IIOHEBSIONAI CARDS
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PHYSICIAN AND SURGEON
CLAY CITY KY
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PHYSICIAN AND SURGEON
CLAY CITY KY
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Valuable Advice
Divided on every proposition in
politics our people should unite on
a policy for developing the State
of Kentucky for making known
her resources and her advantages
for the improvement her trade
her schools for the enforcement of
law and for the maintenance of or
der
derWe
We heed in Kentucky better
roads and better schools we need
A new State building at Frankfort
we need to know more about our
mineral wealth and the c condition
Under which wealth can be develo
ped need to make known to the
world the variety of agricultural
products and the grli at value of
our farm lands
The evils which afflct us adver
Use themselves Ictus show the
world that we have something
here besides horses and whiskey
Get out of the riits v Bring
your men to the front Do some
thing for your own town and unite
with others in doing something for
Kentucky
Bring to the attention of the
world our great deposits of asphal
tic tuck let the world know about
the production and value of ce
ment advertise our coal deposits
cannel coal semi nntiel and bit
uminous let us have once more a
fair exhibit of the timber of Ken
tuck let UK exploit our oil land
Jet uehZik3n wabt In tins xnd
cities excel let us show what we
can dom all manufacturing enter
prises I
In such matters there should be
no politics We are Republicans
or Democrts or Populiste or So
cialists or Liberals but we are all
Kentuckimio let us workfor Ken
tucky Louisville Post
Try our cough mixture Best in
the world 25cents for4oz B Lit
Itpage Son
Prefered Death to Disgrace
Straut R Young commited
suicide in Louisville by shootjug
himself through the head with a
88calibre SmithWesson revol
ver It is understood that he
killed himself rather than face a
shortage of possibly 50000 as
City Treasurer of Louisville He
was thirtyfour years old and
last August was married to Hits
Bessie Wymond He was a son
of Col Bennett H Young of
Confederate fume It is believ
ed that the shortage was caused
by reason of money lost on races
and other gamblings
You sholud see those nobby
Hats at Mrs Williams
WilliamsClay
Clay City Ky
Not a Beggar
Our cash subscriptions are corn
ing in very slowly Now if you
want this paper you can soon be
having it come to you weekly
Send us your address and 50 cents
and we will do the rest for fifty
two weeks less than one Cent a
week If you have not got the
50 cents now to spare send or
hand ugyour address and 75 cents
some time within twelve months
Remember in our removal we
lost several paying subscrib
ers and some other business by
locating in another county This
must be made up by you or wo
must Buffer loss If you wait for
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us to approach ybujpn the street
and justrbeg you to Become a sub
scriber or send you tlio paper because
J 1 1 L L 1 t 1
cause we think yoptshould sub
scribe for it you will never be I
on our list This i qii1 our way
of doing business Wo < are WilYI
known td you ally u know what
our paper is you know that you
should subscribe forjt and help
usto help you Claytftityaud our
se Les besiues furti ling you all
th local news at li the usual
ra s l otherlpga ers
A controller reports that the
authorized capital nock of tho
4270 national banking associa
Lions in existnnco oil October 31
1001 was G03224io5 which is
a net increase during the year of
30721800 T1terEl was an in
crease in capital stock of 21074
200 by banks organized during
the year and iif numberof
banks over 800 JV r
Why Not Clay CltvQuaraHtlne
From the best source of infor
mation obtin think
IlltlliWlI we can UMLlf lf we 11I41I
it would indeed bottivtse that Olav
City quarantine against the small
pox districts up thg L E road
which has obtained an alarming
stage Beattyvillej having had
a costly experience with this ep
idemic last winter has quaran
tined and Clay City is in just as
more danger tliair t eattyville
We dont think f IHtr any risk
whatever should berun of obtain
ing an epidemic like this Be
sid tho danger of the disease
it completely demralizes trade
Let the infected districts be
strictly quarantined against at
once
We will have a supply of culen
dars and almanacs for 1002 Call
anti getone about tire first of De
cember13 Littiepnge < fc Son
Duty is a power wljic rises with
us in the morning and goes to
rest with us in the evening
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A Unique Present r
Mr and Mrs Joljli Williams
of Danville celebrated their gol
den wedding this week One of
the gifts was from J E Wrigit
a monument and to ibstone man
ufacturer and is af handsomely
designed tombstone With the
names of the couple engraved
upon it The cost of the mpnu
Lexington Eastern Ry
Effective Oillobcr 20 1901
KASTBOUXJ No 2 No4
Dully ex Sun pally ex Sun
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Stations PM ° L AM
Lv Lexington StlOj 740
Winchester 255 i 833
LJunctlon 807Jt 887
Olny City8iOr ot3
II Stanton 3 611 D23
Natural Bridge 4 1 > OK 054
II Torrent 484 1008
II BeaftyyiHcJunc458lv 1020
Ar Jackson r 000 1130
WKSTBOttUPj NO 1 > NO 8
Daily ex Sullt Daily ex Sun
Stations AM 5 PM
JvJnck8on12 025
Ben ttyvllle Juno 2i7 26
II Torrent 280 744
II Natural Bridge 252 r 801
Ii Stanton 328 < iZ8
Olnv alt v 3831 887
f LE Junction 4 p8t fl10
II AVincheater 4 16 023
ArLeiington W < 1010
J RBAKB SOiws SCOTT
Gen Manager sGenyPas IJA
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ment was f50 and it will at once
Ibe erected upon a lot in Bellevue
cemetry which Mr and Mrs
Williams have selected as their
lust resting place The old cou
ple are delighted with the unique
nique gift
J J Curry has Just returned
from Paris andLexingtontwherehe
has been for several days on a bus
Incas hip and has accepted posi
tion with Catesby Wpodford farm
er and race horse dealer of Paris
Ky to transact busines for him
either at Paris Kyf or Qbarles
town W Vat He has for sale ev
erything in the way oft household
goods at prices to suit people
Also Edgar Curry lias his stock
of Fancy Groceries Soda Fountain
and Fixtures consisting scalces
Show Cases Lamps Cake Racks
and Etc for sale Would prefer
cloning thewholgbU8ineES to some
dealer at prices hecan afford to pUr
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chase t
Take butter and eggs to
Mrs J W Williams
Clay City Ky
If You Would beLovcd
Dont find fault
Dont believe all the evil you
hearDont
Dont jeer at everybody relig
ious beliefs
iousbeliefsDont
Ponjj IMS rude to ourinferiors
I in social position
Dont go untidy on the pleaf
that everybody knows you
Dont repeat gossip even if it
does interest a crowd Jf
Dont underrate anything be
cause you dont possess it
Dont contradict people even
if you are sure you are right
Dont believe that every one
else in the world is happier than
you
Dont conclude that you have
never had any opportunities in
life
Closing Out at Cost
To close out everything in Mens
Clothing and Hats we will put on
sale at once our entire stock of
Suits Odd Pants Over Coats Boys
Suits and Pants Mens and Boys
Hats and Mens and Boys Shoes
Mrs J W Williams
WilliamsClay
Clay City Ky
A good wife remembers a com
pliment paid her husband as
long as she lives
ITftrai For Sale
Farm of 30 acres all bottom land
at Walters Ferry 2 miles from Clay
City with good dwelling of 6 rooms
and all necessary outbuildings Cis
tern convenient to house Will be
sold at abargain J W TIPTON r
ClayCity Key M
I Clay City Ky Nov 28 I
To Whom it
May Concern I
LOOK OUT
Christmas is Goming
I Wo will be looking for you Our buyer Mr Soper has dilligently stud
died the wants of the people and especially knows what will please the
Boys and Girls as well as grownup peoplottHc will spend the last
week of November in the City selecting Xmas goods only and we cordial
ly invite everyone to come in and inspect our Xmas goods which will be
opeiud up by December 15 IVe will show you the nobbiest goods you
ever saw in Clay City
When You Come to Our Store
dont fail to examine our 5c and lOc Counter We havent the space
to mention the many article we will show you so come and see for your
selves >
selvesWe i >
We will double our force during holidays and wilt kc pleasure in
showing you through the Stock y
Remember our General Stock of Merchandise is largeraud better se
lected this season than ever before We can supply your wants because
we keep what the people want
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We have just unloaded 3 Car Loads of No 1 Hay
which we will sell at 90 cents per cwt
Clay City Lumber
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