THE CLAY CITY TIMES.
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W'i arc here to help Clay City, the Snrroun jing Country and Ourselves.
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CLAY CITY. KY., THURSDAY. OCTOHEU 3, I9l
" The School Fair.
School fiiirs arc to he held this
fill! in several counties in Ken
tucky. In most instances they
are to he held in connection with
the distribution, of prizes for the
hoys' corn cluhs. The idea is a
good one, and thecounty school
fairs should increase in number.
W.ith the proper effort a school
fair could he held in every coun
ty, and would he of great, benefit
in increasing interest in educa
tional work, both among pupils
and patrons. There is no doubt
that the pupils of the schools will
supply the competitive exhibits,
provided they receive the proper
encouragement. These exhibits
of wiitten work, maps, drawings
and the like are interesting to
old and young, and the county
school fair also oilers opportuni
ty for the display of a variety of
the products of youthful indus
try and ingenuity. It. is possible
to arrange a most elaborate pro
gramme of instructing and en.
tertaining features which will
appeal strongly to popular sup
port. In fact, if the superin
tendents, the teachers, the trurt
' ecs and the patrons will provide
the ways and means and hang up
the prizes the school children
may be depended upon to supply
the material for the fair in abun
The county school fair, no
doubt, will be made a perma
nent organization in some of
. nuea i--iiimr W'B in u'lmtii run ovni.
DiTions or tne present year are
notably successful. It should be
possible to improve upon the
fair from year to year and to
make it a factor of nosniiill pow
er in the progress and develop
ment of the rural schools In
most of the counties where boys'
corn clubs were organized hist
spring the reports of the progress
made have been favorable. The
interest in the corn contests lias
increased noticeably and in all
probability the same will be the
case with the school fairs.
Drys V In in Mor.tirc mcry
The local option election in
Montgomery county Monday re
sulted in an overwhelming vie
lory for the, drys, who secured a
, majority of 1)05 in a total vote of
'2,40 cast in the fifteen precincts,
which was much larger than was
expected. The whisky men made
no open fight, at the poll", realiz
ing that they could not win.
The city went dry by -18 ma
jority. The total vote of the
county is 2,810 and if the whisky
people had secured every vote
that was not cast the county
would have still gone dry by -J55
The election will ho eonterted
by the wets, who declare the call
for the election wjis illegal and
will fight the case to the finish.
The drys are elated and will
contest every inch of ground.
They held u big celebration at
the Christian church Tuesday
evening, at which speeches was
made by leading dry support
ers. Should the election be held
illegal by the highest court the
dry forces will" immediately call
another election and continue the
Death of Alurcus Swope.
Powell county loses one of its
oldest and most worthy citizens
in the death of Mr. Marcus
Swope, who passed away at his
line oh Lulbegrud last Thursday
after an illness ofome several
weeks. His death was due to se:
nility he having reached his 83th
year, and on account of hie ad
vanced age ho had been steadily
declining for some time, y.r
Swope was u native- of Estill
county, but moved to Powell
a hen quite a young man, where
he helped to build up the citizen
ship of that county. Winchester
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 t&
firA cos! 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.
The result of Tuesday's regis
tration in 'Kentucky cities is very
satisfactory to the Democrats,
but. the Progressive following is
far from what it was expected in
most every city except Louis
ville, where it cut the Republi
can vote in two. In that city the
registration shows that a total
of yiJiST-t persons, including 1,1(J1
women, secured registration
slips. Persons who registered as
Democrats numbered 10,18!), an
increase of 2.00.") over laet year's
figures for the first day. Hut
5,7'K) registered ;is Republicans,
while 5,020 registered ns Pro
gressives. The figures for the
day show a loss of 1,S88 for the
Republicans, and 0.'51 for the Independents.
Sawed Out of Logs.
The Brodhead-Garrett Coin
puny has sawed out of Ions and
hence their big saw mill will be
closed down until a tide conies
later. The mill has had a big
run, it. having been several
months since' they were shut
down except .possibly a single
dav or two at a time when it was
found necessary to do so on ac
count of repair, frozen weather
or high waterj Their planum
mill will continue to run on.
II. W, Uarrwl'WeijjJied up tn
thirty head of feeders Oct. 1st at
five cents. The cattle averaged
1,000 pounds and were of good
quality. Mr. Williams at the
same time received a number of
cattle from various other farmers
of the county at the same price.
These cattle were engaged last
spring and it was thought then
to be a big price for them.
Sowing More Whcit. I
Many of our farmers are sow-!
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ing wlieat tins tail who have
I not for years before sow n any.
i There is an understanding be-'
'tween them that they or some'
one of them will buy a thresher
next year to thresh it. More,
wheat crops and less corn '
in some instances would be of,
great help to some farmers w ho
are now raising no other crop
but corn. The one crop system
will run down any farm to where
to operate it is a loss of time, I
money and labor. The slogan is,
we must diversify our crops and
build up our land.
Photographer In Trouble.
In aflirming the Whitley Cir
cuit Court wherein George W.
Stokes recovered $2,000 from S.
S. Douglas, a photagrapher, the
Court of Appeals expressed the
opinion that when a photographer
makes more copies of a photo
graph than are authorized by his
patron, he "invades" the patron's
"right of privacy".
Twin babies whose trunks
wer.. joined were born to Mr. and
Mrs. Stokes and the babes were
photograghed by Douglas, who
afterward had a copy of the
photograph copyrighted. The
parents sued for $10,000 damages.
Secretary Wilson, of the U. S.
Department of Agriculture has
made a tour of the Western
states and Upon his return to
Washington has declard there is
no hope of beef getting much
cheaper owing to the scarcity of
cattle in these states.
Postmaster General Hitchcock
has completed arrangements for
engraving a series of stamps of
twelve denominations for exclus
ive uso in forwarding packages
by the new parcels post, to be
ready for distribution December
Tho Chalin and Watkins Pres.
ideutial election petition was
filed Tuesday with Secretary of
1 State G. 1'. Uroceluis. (July one
j thousand petitioners, wore neces
rshrv to got the Prohibition noin
linees on tho ballot but they so-
vuruu j,tiuo uuuiva.
The Kentucky bankers in ses
sion at Louisville will bo asked
to assist the farmers in better
I farming. Rotter farming means
a better country and more mom
,ey to put in the banks.
In their lovo of.whiskey and
t-bad women, many men uninten
tionally obey tha. passage of
Scripture where it suys "Love
Vo are waking 6pocial and at
tractive prices on.Boya' Clothing.
Mrs? j.,V. Williams.
Frost was reported in different
T?eet ions?-o fset h e-cou u k y .T u esd a y
morning, though none was seen
Airs. Carrie Turley, of Paris, is
visiting her sister, Mrs. Chas.
Welch, near this city.
Born, Monday, September '50th
to Mr. and 'Mrs. II. G. Crab
tree a daughter.
Where is the I'rlnclpal Office.
The Court of Appeal- has inlel
that the principal oili of a cor
poration is where th" "iriucipal
business of the conip.inv is car
ried on, ami that pi'ioii i proper
ty of the company i -object t
taxation in the city w h.-re riirh
ollice is located. The rae rt
question is that of the Intei
.Soiithern Life Insurance Co.. of
Louisville. Incorporation arti
cles designate Prospect as th"
principal ollice of the coiuiiauy,
but the branch ollice in Louis
ville did the L'reater part of th"
business. The company will
therefore have to pay taxes in
the city under the Coiirt s mi in.;
while it was the object of th"
company to escape this burden
in designating Prospect, a suoui it
of Louisville, as the principal
The bunks of the country ai'
not weak, they are strong. Rut the
banking system is weak bectiiiL"
it provides no means wnerehv
the bunks may co-operate. The
strength of all the banks should
be behind each of them. Whe i
trouble comes the hanks ciiniio'.
join together for the common
defense. Each one must look oir
for itself. When a bank looksout.
for itself, it does so by gathering
in all the cash it can, and keep
ing it. Then we have money
stringency and panic.
Mrs. A. T. Whitt is visiting
relatives at .Vorehead.
Services "2nd and 4th Sabbaths oi
Prayer Meeting, Wednesday even
ings. Cha. K. .Mann, Pastor.
I WALDRON & JOHNSON,
mt. We carry a full line of General MfivhandNe and
p? are selling the goods to our large trade
and they tell us they are
S Saving Money.
Vou can do the same thing. If yon arc not
already one of our many pleased customers,
come round "onie day and givo our place a
look through an1' let us prico you some of our
goods.They willopcii your eyestoan opportunity.
Send Us Your Orders
over telephone, by messenger or otherwise and if you live
ill Clay City or near our store wo will "deliver ihegoniU'
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