THE CLAY rCIT
81. oo a Year la Advance. ' - ,. We arc here lo help Clay City, fie SarronnJiog Country and Ourselves. ,1. B. Burgher, Publisher.
VOL. XVII. ' CLAY OITY, KY., THUKSDAY, NOVEMBER J 4, J 91 2. NO. 40
Bird Law Fxpires.
Tlio bird law expires tomorrow
when it will bo lawful to kill
quail, rabbits with aura ml eh.
It. will be hard for sonic to come
under the new law, but as the
penalty is so heavy for violating
it it will have great eil'ect. He
member you must hnve license
to hunt if you go on any lands
other than your own or your
neighbors farm or land that you
may have leased or -rented. Then
you must have a written permis
sion from such land owners and
have it in your pocket or you can
be fined. The law is a good one
and all should join in its enforce
ment. It is a protection for
sportsmen, the land owner and
the birds. The only one that can
object is the irresponsible per
sons who over indulge in hunt
ing in the winter for the profit of
selling the gume.
Wets Win in Contest.
The,contest board of Montgom
ery county composed of Magis
trates 0. G. Thomson, John C.
"Trunble aud County Clerk Kellar
Green, decided the conntest case
over the local option election
in that county-iu September in
favor of the wets, setting the e
lection aside. At the election
the drys won b'y 902 majority.
Greene refused to sign the ma
jority opinion. The case will be
appealed;.. . . . .
The' Democratic -majority in
Powell couuty has 'reached 240.
Good for old Powell.
Mr. and Mrs. Wm, Mountz, Sr.
visited relatives at frvine last
We are showing" an Elegant Line of
RALL AND WINTER
Cloaks and Wraps &SSH
Ladies'" Suits, Millinery, and etc.
MEN'S AND BOYS' CLOTHING
. - to fit you and your pocketbook. '
When you want any kind of Merchandise, think of
.and give us the opportunity to please you as we
have been doing for so many years past with
satisfaction both to you and ourselves.
Everything to Please theCustomer
More Work and Less Talk.
A contemporary very truthful
ly says that when it comes to
talking good roads', Kentucky
can hold her own in any com
pany, "but when it comes to
building theiii there is another
story to tell." This is only too
tine. If oratory would build
roads, then we should havenolack
of first-class thorouhg-fares any
where from the mouth of Sandy
to Mill' Point. Keally, we ought
ut do less talking and more build
ing. This thing of holding good
road conventions will shortly de
velop into a farce unless we do
something to bring about some
or give up the gun.
" Arbor Day.
Wednesday was Arbor day but
if it were very religiously observ
ed in this county we failed to
learn of it. The only shortage of
trees in Powell county is fruit
trees. There should be more
orchards in the county and what
are here should be improved by
more and better trees, and bet
ter care taken of them. Four
acres in fruit trees well selected
and well cared for is a better
livinir than the average farmer
- - - c - - ,
is making on the aerage four
hundred acres i.f upland in the
county. We hope our readers
will give this question some Be
rious.ithoughtr and decide to put
mitainother orchard this fall
K. L Shimfessel and J. I
Ware drove to town Wednesday
several hundred turkeys that
they had bought up over the
county at a good price.
Greatest Corn Crop.
The greatest.corn crop in the
nation's history - is reported by
the Department, of .Agriculture of
the United States. The yield of
the various states is also given
out. Kentucky is accredited
with an average yield of 0.4
bushels per ncre.which is greater
than any of her" sister Southern
states. The next nearest state
being Tennesseev liich has a yield
of 20 bushels. Virginia comes
next with a yield of 2i bushels,
Texas next withal bushels, then
Oklahoma with'. IS. 7, or more
than one-third f less than Ken
tucky. This is . the government's
report and not'ouis. Still there
are thousands leaving Kentucky
every year and moving to states
where crops are much less than
in Kentucky f?
Our New Judge.
-Oharles C. Tinner, of Mt.
Sterling, whof-" wuj elected
judge of the c6nrt of Appeals
last week to' fiHbt the reniander
of Judge Ed. CiO'llear's unex
pired term, is afson of the late
Thomas Turner$;ho was in Con
gress for 6everaiterms from this
list.net back in' the seventies.
He is a cousinliy marriage of
Judge- James 'H. Hugelrigg a
former Appe'jftfte Judge and
served a two. year term as Re
porter of thej$urt of Appeals
some iifteeiijwb'iirs ago. Since
that time heftia8heeu practicing
law in Mt. -Sterling.
dood Profits on Cattle.
John W.Hall & Son, of George
town, Ky., sold forty vearling
Hereford steers on' the Chicago
market last week for $9 50 per
hundred. Thep Javeraged 888
pounds and therefore brought
him $84 JJO per head or the forty
brought him $2,885 00. They
cost him last fall", .six cents per
pound aud weighed 412 pounds
making an average price of
$24 72 per he id.' "' This is a profit
of $50 04 per head or a total
profit on the forty of $2,885 00.
Pretty good money on a bunch
In affirming the 'case of the Ill
inois Central Railroad. Company
VK' tltS; River and Rail Coal and
CokCCynipa'ny, the Court of Ap
pOalsholds that, a railroad is li
able in damages ' for failure to
furnish ears for shipping after
reusoualTletiotice, Unless there is
a strike 6ri$lie railroad or there
is such an siuiprecedented de
mand for cars, at one time that
the road could nptuuticipaLe the
Andy LedfortHvill have a sale
ot-stock, i'eed"tind farming im
plements tlie"lst i list and move
at ouco to tlfetaxm ho recently
purchused in Lincoln county. For
particulars of tlie sale see post
Mrs. CaswelijJrush died in
this city Sunday.. after a linger
ing illness of tuberculosis. Ser
vices at the hoSie Monday af
ternoou by BrorVManu and bu
rial in the EatouT'graveyard. De-
ceased is surviyxnl by a husband
and live ohilUrtw;,
How About Powell.
Hard ill county has shipped 18,
000 sheep to the Louisville mar
ket this year, representing an
aggregate of some $00,000, and
has about $70,000 worth of sheep
left wherewith to produce next
year's crop. Evidently there will
be plenty of spring lunibs in
Hardin county if the dogs will
only permit the sheep to carry
on there domestic affairs with
out molestation. Hardin county
is well adapted to sheep raising
ami her farmers are to be congrat
ulated on knowing a good thing
when they see it. There are some
other counties in Kentucky which
are quiet as well. adapted to the
industry, but have very few-
sheep. Possibly they prefer to
raise dogs. State Journal.
First Batch of Pcusions.
The first batch of Confederate
pensions approved by the Pension
Hoard consists of those who are
neiieved to lie in the most need
of relief. These were selected
, Pension Agent, V J. Stone
and taken up by the board al
phabetically. The board will
continue its sessions until all the
pensions arc passed. About 010
of this select list will be dispos
ed of lirst and then the others
will be taken up in the order of
their appication. i
One hundred aud eighteen
Kentucky postolfioes are inulud
ed in. the patronage wlucli will
belong to the new administra
tion. PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH.
Services 2nd and 4th Sabbaths of
Prayer Meetings, Wednesday even
ings. Chas. E. Mann, Pastor.
WALDRON k JOHNSON, g
I , Waltersville, Ky. 1
pa We carry a full line of General Merchandise and jT ',
S are selling the- goods to our large trade hJ
tes . and they tell us tliev are p'
B " '
I Saving Money. 1
You can do the same thing. If you am., not
alrnady one of our many pleased customers,
come round ponio day and give our place a
look through and let us prjee you some of our
goods.They wlllopenyoureyestoan opportunity.
Send Us Your Orders
over telephone, by messenger or otherwise and if you live
in Clay City or near our store we will "deliver the goods"
A heavy shoe with h reliable sole
keep the feet oil" the ground and
guards the health. We have them in
all leathers, tie.st Myles and finish.
in La i'H and Button for Men and
IJiy, Ladies. MNsex and Children
at popular prie'" You are invited
to call and see them and get our
prices before yoa buy.
Mrs. J. W.
Clay City, Ky.
WBatrWmhilga. Writ far
rtn iht mm t Iwitothto S3
E. B. McUloi
JOHN WHITE 400m
week from a si
t visit to Texas.
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