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THE CLAY 1 CITY TIMES
SI. DO u Year In Ailvnnci.
We arc here to help Clay City, the Surroon line Country and Ourselves.
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CLAY CITY. KY.tJIUHS1)AY JUNE L'7. IdrJ.
Work the Roads Early.
How about rniul working? The
y Times just cannot help but .keep
harping on our roads. They are
now passable anil but little in
terest seems to be made inani
. test. The old saying "no use to
pray after the devil conies" is ap
plicable to road working. No
use to complain of bad roads af
ter they come round in the win
ter. "Prepare for war in time
of peace", should be our cry.
War on bad roads during the
summer time and as early as pos
sible. Crops will soon be oil"
hand, and as soon after this as
possible work should begin. If
we can work our roads in .July
and have them well drained for
the winter and in a good ovul
shaped condition, and of reason
able width we will find that we
will not have such miserable
mud holes next winter. We will
also find that our roads will get
to their best so much quicker
next Spring too. In working our
roads this fall the road drag
should be brought very promi
nently into use as the road drag
will do so much more work with
the same amount of labor than
can be done in any other way. Un
der any and all conditions what
work is done on our roads should
be done as soon as possible so
they may become well packed
down before the fall rains and
freezes come. One authority on
.,,., . rottd working eay ealtwor
on dirt roads after June is worse
than no work at all but we do
not believe that because we have
seen very efficient and effective
work done to dirt roads in July
and August. However, it is true
enough that the earlier the work
is done the better.
Mrs. Silas llammons continues
very low and it is thought she
cannot last much longer.
New Spring Millinery
Juft received from the city which combines
the newest styles and lowest prices.
SHOES AT FIRST COST.
$500 worth of Shoes have been marked down to
firs! coA in order to get room for new goods
coming in. In this sale will also be included a lot of
HATS and CAPS.
Here's your opportunity to save some
money. First come, first served.
We hope to see a full attend
ance at all the country schools
Monday and this attendance be
kept up throughout the. full
term. Hoys and girls should re
member that now is the time for
them to get un education, and an
education connot be gotten by
goinsi to school one day or week
and remain away two. Kvury
day going to school is what
counts. There is no excuse in
Kentucky for a young man or
girl growing up without some
thihgof an education. Hegiu now
to acquire this by beimr at school
every day with uood lessons, and
if you chance to not like your
teacher, be as we once saw one
of our .schoolmates who fancied
his teacher didn't like him, but
said he was coining anyway just
to spite her.
One hundred years ago the lT
n i ted States was engaged in a
war with the mother country,
England. The great-grandfather
of the editor of this paper, Man
son Hurgher, was a captain in the
army of that war. There are
now no survivors of this war on
the pension rolN, the last one
having died a few years ago.
The huckleberry crop is boun
tiful this year. They have ap
peared on the local market and
a.re bringing 40 cents per gallon.
a re. -fyM . j Vn?r ' u 1 e J "r
ncKberries'thougn, much cost
lier. The dewher.y crop is also
good and is now ripe.
The new pastor of the Presby
terian church in this city and
Stanton will preach here Sunday
morning and at Stanton Sunday
Miss Mary White, of Winches
ter, is visiting the family of her
uncle, T. G. White.
Bolt Starts at Winchester.
A special from Winchester
says: Winchester and (Jlurk
county Republicans, long since
noted for taking the initiative!
upon important questions, sus
tained theifj reputation todoy 1
when, in answer to a call, a lari:e
number oijtliein met at (he
courthouse and formed a militant
organizationjfor the avowed pur
pose of promoting House velt:s
candidacy for the presidency.
Lucicn Beckner, editor of the
Winchester Sun, and a stanch
supporter ofp Roosevelt, was e
lected chairitliin, and Mack Maun
was elected secretary.
Resolutions' were adopted de
nouncing tbjSlnctinn of the Chi
cago convention in unseating the
Roosevelt delegates from Cali
fornia and $exas, and the key
note of thS? resolutions was,
"Thou shallot steal".
The addresses were interrupt
ed with frequent applause. The
feature speech was made by I!.
1J. Perry, fortifier postmaster uud
a lifelong 'Republican. In an
with fiery-flights, he denounced
Taft andprocMflued Roosevelt to
be the "j
"grejesr. .American cm
A -jwniber of petitions
are beinir ct
fated to test the
feesef, of Clark
ding. a few days
in this city.
REPORT OltfrflE CONDITION
Clay City National Bank
At (.'lay Oity in the state of Kentucky,
lit tin; close of business June 14th, 1012,
Loans and discmints $.13,340 10
Overdrafts, secured and un
secured 1,213 71
U.S.Bonds to eccuro circul'n 23,000 00
Dnnds, securities, etc 30.875 00
Hunking-housc, furniture, uud
fixtures 3.500 O')
Due from approved reserve
agents 15,'70G (10
Fractional paper currency,
nickels, and cents 13." 47
Lawful Money Keservk in Hank, viz:
Specie $2,218 (f,
lledomption fund with U. S.
Treiii.r(5 of civ'l'n) 1 ,250 00
f 130,248 23
Capital stookpaid in $25,000 00
Surplus fund 3,000 00
Undivided profits less expellees
nud tuxes paid 4,387 33
Nnt'l bunk notes outstanding 25,000 00
Due to other N'ut'l Bunks . . . 2,301 02
Individual deposits subject to
check 70,555 08
Totul $180,248 23
Statk ok Kentucky, ) .
County of I'owbll, J
I, A. T. Whitt Cashier, of the u
bovo named hank, do solemnly wear
that the above statement is true to the
best of my knowledge and belief.
A. T. Whitt, Cuhier.
Subscribed and sworn to before me
this 22nd day of June 1012.
Patrick Henry, Notary Public.
My commission, expires Juu. 20, 1010.
J no. I). Atkinson, )
Chas Scott, Directors.
Jus. 1). Hall, )
Services 2nd and 3rd Sabbaths oi
Prayer Meetings, Wednesday even
ings. Rev. J. C. Hwdey, Pastor.
Trouble Over School Teachers. I
III some of the country schools i
there seems to be some mix-up
over the selection of teachers.
I his should not be as controver
sies in schools frequently mars
the success of the schnol for a
term at least. Some of the ca
pes will be decided by a meeting
of the sub-district boards Sat nr.
.lay at which time teachers will
be selected where they have not
heretofore been agreed upon.
A twelve-year-old servant girl
was kidnapped from the country
home of Mr. Geo. W. Anderson,
Sr., on the Levee pike Sunday
night after the family had retired.
She was taken by parties named
White who lived on the place and
the parties were supposed to have
hidden in the woods in the vicin
ity of Stanton, Powell county. One
arrest was made by Deputy Sheri 11'
Uuilfoile after the man attempted
to get a marriage license in Clay
City. Thegirl was given toMr.An
derson seven years ago by the Fis
cal Court, she having at that time
been an inmate in the County In
firmary. She was well cared lor
and greatly respected by the fam
ily and a liberal reward of .flUI)
was oll'ered for her return to Mr.
Tuesday afternoon the child,
whose name was Mary Bishop,
returned to Mr. Anderson's place,
accompanied, it is said, by Albert
'5vle,B.uJ8Mear.dd bejy vritlv
remorse drank carbolic acid and
died in a few hours. YounirWhite
for whom the officers had been
searching, went to the home of
1 lulu 1 1 ! Slwr I iV t ii i I fi I .1 rl i w.oil.k i
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in the county jail
WALDRON & JOHNSON,
We carry a full line of Ceneral .Merchandi.-e and
are selling the goods to our large trade
and they tell us they arc
You can do the same thing. If you are not
already one of our many pleased customers,
come round rome day and give our place a
look through and let us price you sonic of our
goods. They willopenyoareyestoan opportunity.
Send Us Your Orders
over telephone, by messenger or otherwise and if you live
in CUy City or near our store we will "deliver the goods'
Horn to Mr. ami Mrs. Joe
Barns, a daughtet las week.
Shelt McKinne .uid -Owen
Patrick were in Wimliestcr on
Mr. and Mrs. Shelr McKiimov
entertained a number of frietnN
at dinner on Sunday.
W.,1. Christopher, if Winches
ter, spent a few day- here la?
week looking alter lus businc-
Kltler P. X. Taylor, of Win
ton, will bold ericis at tb
Baptist church Saturday miii-r
and Sunday inoruiuv. Kverybud;
most cordially invite I.
The National Democratic C i -vention
convened Tuesday at
Baltimore. .Indue Alton B. Par
ker was elected temporary chair
man over W. .1. Bryan.
Do You Know.
If a man knows not and know
not that he knows not ;
Shun him. He is a fool.
If a man knows not and knows
that he knows not :
lie is simple ; teach him.
If a man knows and knows !.;
that he knows:
He is aslrep, wake him.
If a man knows and knows th.i
He is a wise man, follow him.
Stock of inerchanilis0. bouse ami" r'
lot on railroad in Powell county,
doir.g good huines. Doubled
money invested in six moth.
I"'" cash, balance on tune
1,1 Time. office for further informa
tion, Clay City, Ivy.