81. 00 a Year In Advance.
We arc here to help Clay City. tbr'SjarronnJing Country and Ourselves.
.t. R. IJurnher, Publisher
CLAY CITY, KY
11SDAY. OCTOBER 21, J9IL
Bad flan to Die.
James El'.is, convicted of tlio
murder of AI agist rare 0. J. Beat
ty, of Burnside, will pay tho
penalty for his crime in the elec
tric chair at Eddyville Novem
ber 22. In signing the death war
rant Governor McCreary made
the statement that more men
and women had expressed them
selves in favor of execution in
this case than any other that had
come before him as Governor.
Ellis, who had been a Deputy
Sheriff, conducted a soft drink
stand just outside Burnside,
where ho was charged with sel
ling liquor. The town authori
ties had no jurisdiction, so Mag
istrate Beatty moved from Green
wood to Burnside and issued war
rants for Ellis' arrest.
Fearing a personal encounter
if ho sent his constable, W. F.
Heath, Beatty deputized a man
named Helton to serve the war
rant. The evidence at the trial
was- to the effect that Helton
fouud Ellis and both got drunk.
They entered Beatty's office
jnst as Beatty was making out
warrants for the arrest of both of
them for disorderly conduct, and
Constable Heath was waiting to
serve the warrants. As soon as
the two entered shooting begun,
and when the smoke cleared a
way Beatty was dead among his
unfinished warrants and Heath
?waB- dn,,.the' floor.jb"reathing bis
last. Neither had drawn a gun.
Ellis and Helton were seen to run
"Out, carrying revolvers. Both
Kentucky Democratic State
Committee has sent $28,000 to
the National Committee for use
in the Wilson and Marshall cam
paigning, and is the first State to
pay its assessment, which was
$25,000. Jt has sent $3,000 more
than was asked.
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
firA coft 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 sofne
money. First come, first served.
Judge llardwlck to Alove.
Hon. John IJardwiok, of Stan
tort, will come to this city to re
side in the near future, on ac
count of the excellent school ad
vantages and also to practice
law. He is at present serving
Powell county as County Judge.
He will erect a beautiful new
residence here. Winchester
This is news to us, and we hope
it is a mistake, as Powell county
has already given to Clark county
too many good citizenslike Judge
Hardwick andean ill afford to be
any further depleted of such citizens.
Dies Before Trht.
Ben It. McCann, a former Lex
ington policeman is dead at Lex
ington. McCann shot and badly
wounded Sheriff Dan Scott last
spring, and had never been tried
for the offense. Scott had given
McCann, previous to his shoot
ing, a terrible beating and Mc
Cann now has a suit pending a
gainst Scott in which ho asks
$20,000 damages for this drub
bing. Extension of Dry Territory
With the passing of tho saloont
from Mt. Sterling when the effect
of the recent local option election
is enforced, that will make a gap
of dry territory along the O. & O.
railroad,JtoinA.8hland to Win
Chester, a distance ot "more tlraii
one hundred miles.
Cant rill Spoke Here.
The Hon. J. O. Cantrill, Dem
ocratic nominee for Congress in
this district, spoke at Stanton
Saturday afternoon and in this
city at night. He was greeted
by good crowds and interested
hearers. He is a fine speaker
and made a good impression on
Free Seed TestlnFor Kentucky.
It may not be generally known
to farmers an dithers in Ken
tucky that the "jKen Micky Agri
cultural Experiment Station is
well equipped to test samples
that may be submitted with a
view to learningjtlieir quality,
either as to purity or germina
tion. A new laboratory for this
work has been planned and is
now Hearing completion. When
our incubators and other appli
ances are established it will be
one of the most complete in this
The Station hasalready won a
reputation for vprk of this sort
not only fn thisJcountry, but in
Europe, and those sending sam
ples can be assured that they
will be tested well dud as prompt
ly as our facilities will permit.
Samples will be examined in the
order in which tfjey are received.
To get fair tesf it is necessary
that the sample Jfo taken from a
hulk lot after aihornugh mixing
of seeds. Samples of red clover,
sapling clover, ajsiko clover, al
falfa, orchard grass, English blue
tirass and rye gfss should con
tain two ounceslaach. Samples
of Kentucky bill grass, Canada
olue-grasss, red lop and timothy
should weigh brie ounce each.
The samples sliduld be put in a
srbufc apetr.gliBl(cfao4tf in or
dinary correspondence envelopes
because they are easily broken
in thepostoflice and let tho seeds
escape. Put your" complete ad
dress, plainly written, on each
envelope sent us and forward to
the Division of Entomology and
Butany, Kentucky Agricultural
Experiment Station, Lexington,
Ky. In writing to us always
state whether both purity and
germination tests are wanted.
Head of Division of Entomology
Kentucky Experiment Station,
Kentucky Leads la Jersey Cattle.
Statistics show that in the
State of Kentucky there are
more registered Jersey cattle
than iu any other Stato in the
Union. The South is the natural
and logical dairy section of
America. Transportation and
marketing facilities for milk and
butter are excellent and the man
with small capital can find a
pleasant and profitable business
iu running a dary and building
up a dairy heard. Tho cost of
milk and butter production in
the South is by natural conditions
much less than in the North and
West, whore houfeing and feeding
during tho long winters makes a
heavy cost agaiusf the nearly all
the year around grazing of this
section.- Inland Parmer.
It is now reported that the L.
N. railroad will build a road from
some point on the L. & A. line
into Jackson coun.y to develop
coal and timber, lands of that
We are making special and at
tractlvo prices obiPqvb' Clothing.
. Mrjfl; W. Williams.
Token to Winchester.
Sheriff of Breathitt county, T.
l Hudson with two deputies
and live guards, passed through
this city Tuesday evening on the
train havimi in charge the fol
lowing prisoners all accused of
conspiracy in the tnurder of ex
Sheriff Ed Callahan : D. F. Dea
ton, Bill Johnson, Andrew John
son, Dock Smith, Billy Deaton,
Willie Johnson, Bob Deaton, E
lisha Smith, Asbury Mcintosh,
Dan and Tom Deaton. A motion
for bail will be heard before
Judee Benton Thursday.
Judge Benton has announced
that ho will devote the entire
month of January, if necessary,
to the trial of the cases, which
were transferred from Breathitt
county by Judge O. D. Newell.
Gov. McCreary has issued a
proclamation designating Octo
ber 27 as as Tuberculosis Day
and asking the people to earnest
ly urge in making every proper
effort to spreading every form of
information as to the character,
prevention and cure of tubercu
losis. The Governor says reports of
the Bureau of Vital Statistics
for the first seven months of 1011
show 0,085 cases of tuberculosis
were under treatment by physi
cians in Kentucky and during
the same period 8,825 deaths
Mrs. W. It. Cassidy is visiting
Some women are conceited e
nough to believe that their hus
bandslove them so much that they
can go around the house with
their hair off and their teeth out.
WALDRON & JOHNSON,
We carry a full line of General Merchandise and
are selling the goods to our large trade
and they tell us they are
You can do the same thing. If you are not
already one of our ninny pleased customers,
come round romo day and give our pi new a
look through and let us price you some of our
goodB.They wlllopenyoureyeetoan opportunity.
Send Us Your Orders
over telephone, by messenger or otherwise and if you live
in CUy City or near our store wo will "deliver the goods" jp
G. W. Mcintosh a in Mt.
Miss Rosa McKinney U visit
ing relatives in Lexinutoti.
J. D. Snowden made .1 flying
trip to Winchester Sutmdny.
Charlie Harnett, of Illinois, 1;
visiting his parents, Mr. ai.d Mr.-.
C C.Todd, of Clark county,
visited his sister, Mrs. Nannie
Pryor two days last week.
Dan F. Blanton returned t
Hamilton, Ohio, Monday, after t
ten days visit to relatives near
Mr. and Mrs. AsaSnowden vis
ited the Litter's parents, Mr. ami
Mrs. A. J. Burnett near hen-'
Satuaday and Sunday.
Curt Bowman had a mare to
drop dead Friday evening after
having worked her during th"
day and while at the brook to
In the absence of an oversee.
appointed by the Court, th.
neighbors are working tho road
in this vicinity. It is encourag
ing to know that our people wiP.
take hold of public affairs even
when they do not have to.
The assessors of most Kentucky
counties report a gteat decrease
in dogs listed this year. This h
encouraging, less dogs and nioro
hogs and sheep is more in the
Services 2nd and 4th Sabbaths of
Prayer Meetings, Wednesday even
ings. Clias. E. Mnnn, Pnstor.
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