THE CLAY CITY TIMES.
Sl.00 a Year In Advance.
Wan here to Help Clay City, the SurrounJing Country ani Ourselves.
.1. R. Bunjkr. I'liMit-hri.
CLAY OITY, THURSDAY, NOVEMBER L'J." J OIL'.
Circuit court convened Monday
with Judge Benton on t lie bench
a nd Commonwealth's Attorney
11. A. Urn teller prosecuting. .1 udge
Benton's charge to the grand
jury was oneseverc arraignment
of the violators of the local option
laws existing in the county uud
pistol carrying. The Judge will
do his part as he has always done
toward making Powell a law-abiding
county, and if the grand
jurv will do ftspirt and the petit
juries their part, the laws will
be upheld and the guilty punish
ed as they should ho. Every cit
izen of the county should have
heard what Judge Kenton did
say, and it is hoped that in the
future there will bo more present,
on the first day of future courts
to hoar his able and instructive
messages to the grand jury.
Ihild Burned to Death.
The 8-yea'r-old child of Mr. and
Mrs. Andy Ledford, who reside
in the lower part of the county,
had its clothes to catch fire Mon
day afternoon, and before the
flames could be extinguished had
been so badly burned" that it died
Tuesday night. Burial Wednes
day at Powell's galley grave
yard. One Successful Newspaper Man.
a Union soldier, was still in re
duced circumstances, left a gross
estate, taxable in New York
State, of ?18,200,000.
We are showing an Elegant Line of
FALL AND WINTER
i Cloaks and Wraps IrdC
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 pasl with
satisfaction both to you and ourselves.
Everything to Please theCustomer
I.. &. H. intended to McRobert.
A special from Wli'teshurs,
Letcher county says: "At !5
o'clock Thurtday the steel gantr
on the new extension of the Lex
ington & Eastern railroad from
Jackson up the North Fork of
the Kentucky river laid the last
steel into Mcltoberts, the hust
ling, industrial city at the termi
nus of the road. For months the
track layers have been rushing
with all possible haste to reach
Mcltoberts. With a full force of
men and one of the latest improv
ed track lavim: machines con
siderable progress has been made
and the hopes of fho olliciuls
have, been even more than util
ized as it was not expected that
Mcltoberts would be reached be
fore November 2o. The day for
the celebration of the arrival of
the first train into the industrial
center was well ndvretised and
as u result several hundred rutin
try folks came from the surround
ing section besides the inhabi
tants of the city were on hand to
greet the iron horse.
Soft Drink's Establishment.
The Olerk's report to the Cir
cuit Court Monday showed that
there had been since the last
term of court license issued for
nine soft drink establishments in
this county. Soft drink estab
lishments, places where sotue-
tiineaji Doreo'n cnn-geMlrinks so
noefc him rtowti with urunuen-
Forest fires have been raging
in several pieces of woodland in
various p irts of the county for
HMKST MA1UT TtKM
rum m uw rw
Win. Bowon, ,lr., former Sher
iff of Powell county, .was shot
and killed Sunday afternoon by
H Miry Skiilinoro near Filson;
Ileese Bowon, a brother of the
dead man cime up and upon see
ing that hisjbrother was shot in
quired "who had shot Billy", but
not waiting, for an answer shot
Skid more A special train was
ordered and Skidmove was taken
to a Lexington hospital Sunday
night where he is doing well,
iioese Bowen came to Stanton
ami gave nimseit up ami was
locked up in jail to await the re
sult of SkiJmore's wound.
Bowen was shot twice, once in
the thigh and once in the bowels.
Skidmore claims it was acciden
tal. Boweii was not armed.
Skidmore Jjviis shot in one eye
and the ball, came out in the top
of his head.- Alvin Hon is said
to be the only eye-witness to the
shooting, and he refuses to have
much to srfy. about it.
The only cause for the trouble
is said to be too much "moon
shine", ofrwhich there is said to
he an abdlnltiucu of in that sec
night titnis (tome on Hard wick's
creek, and sustained a slight dis
location of the shoulder, and also
bruised both arms. Ho is doing
well notwithstanding his advanc
ed age of ninety-four years.
In the aboretum back of the
State Capitol .at Frankfort that
was planted last week in which
every county in the State had a
tree plan'ed to represent such
county, Powell hud two yellow
pines transplanted to represent
In a suit Hied at Frankfort the
Metropolitan Life Insurance
Company prays an injunction
against the State Insurance Com
missioner to restrain him from
prosecuting an investigation into
According to tho
a mutual friend and adviser of
President-elect Wilson and Will
iam Jennings Bryan, the Ncbras
kan will bo olflered tho post of
Secretary of Stuto and will ac
cept. Miss LucimluSnowden and Mr.
(iardncr Nelson were married at
Winchester Tuesday morninu by
Judge Evans. It is the second
venture of tho groom and the
brido is seventeen years old.
Woman's snllrage seems to be
in favor and growing every day.
At the recent election the four
states of .Mieliagan, Kansas, (lie
gon and Arizona voted to extend
equal rights to tho fair ec.n.
Examination by specialists of
students of Highland College, in
Breathitt county, disclosed that
IK) per cent, wore alllicted with
the hookworm disease.
Blackleg hi cattlo has b'rokon
Big Logging Job.
Mr. II. (i. Crabtree, of Clay
City, was in Winchester Monday
and reported the beginning
of logging work on tho eight
million foot timber tract in Pow
ell county. Mr. Crabtree is net
ting out the timber for M. C.
Clay, of Mt. Sterlinir, who re
cently purchased this big piece
of timber land, which is known
as the Pavne tract.
Tho land is situated on the
North Fork of Bod river in Pow
ell county and is one of the larg
est tracts in the mountains.
Mr. Crabtree went fo Mt. Ster
ling nn the late train and will go
on to look after the logging
work. Winchester Sun.
Sent to the fen.
Taylor Wiseman, an ex-mar-dial
of Cutnpto'i, has been con
victed in the Powell Circuit
Court fnrpassins worthless checks
on merchants in thiscitv, and sent
to the penitentiary for a term of
from two to live vears.
With Representative Cantrill,
a "member of the House Commit
tee on Public Buildings, Ken
tucky districts are expecting, it
is said, to share sumptiiouslv in
(he "pork barrel" measures.
G. M. Conlee and family, of
Montgomery county, visited rel
atives J-ere and in the countv
ef is called Indian summer by1
Services Slid and lib Sabbath of
Prayer Meeting', Wednesday even
ing". Chas. E. Mann, Pastor.
We carry a full line of General Merehnndi-u and
are selling tho goods to our large trade
and they tell us they are
You can do the same thin-j. If jnn arp not
already one of our nuny pleased ciistomtrs,
feme, round "-omo day and give our place a
look through and let ns price you some of our
goodVi'hey willopeiiyoureyestoan opportunity.
Send Us Your Orders
over telephone, by nu!-eiiger or otherwise and if you live
.in CImj- City or near our store we will "deliver the good''
A heavy dioc with n reliable sol
keeps tho feet oil" the ground nnti
guards the health. Wo lmve them iu
all leathers, best styles! and hnih.
in Lace and Button for Men am
Boys, Ladies, Mioses and Childrei
at popular prices. You are inviteu
to call and see them and get our
prices before yoa buy.
Mrs. J. W.
Clay City, Ky.
JOHN WHITE & OOm Lrt&,
out iu some sectums of tho State. iSSi
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