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.tl.oo n Year In Advance.
W'i are here lo help Clay Clif: the Sarronaiing Country and Ourselves.
1. E. Burgher, Publisher.
CLAY CITY. THURSDAY. DECEMBER )2, J9I2.
Offers Unparalleled Advantages Td The Young People To Get An Education.
For Information, Address REV. J. C. HAN LEY, President, STANTON, KY.
Wellington, D. O.,
December flth, 1912.
Tho Olay Gify Times,
Clay City, Ky.
Dear Sir: '
There will be appointed this
winter from tho 7th ky., Congres
sional district a Midshipman at
Annnpolis. If there iif any young
man in your county who desires
to enter a competitive cxainina
tion, which will soon be held in
the district. I would be glad to
have him write ine at once.
Each applicant must be be
tween the ages of 10 and 20 years
and physically sound. I would be
glud if you will make men t Ton of
t h i s in your paper, and oblige,
J. 0. Oantrill.
Tho above letter from Con
gressman Oautrill is self explan
atory.. It may be that sumePdw
vv-v. youths will want to tuke.ad
vantage of this opportunity nun
enter the rontest, if so, they
should correspond with Mr. Can
trill at once.
Young at Seventy.
Marcus Devary has just reach
ed hie seventy-seventh birthday,
and declares he does not feel one
day older thun a man of thirty.
He has just succeeded in having
$4.00 more placed ou his pension
check on account of reaching the
above age and he was happy hint
We are showing an Elegant Line of
FALL AND WINTER
Cloaks and Wraps
Ladies' Suits, Millinery, and etc.
MEN'S AND BOYS' CLOTHING
to fit you and
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 paft with V
satisfaction both to you and ourselves.
Everything to Please theCustomer
week to receive the good news.
His youngest child is three years
old, which is a distinction he is
eminently proud of. Winchester
Mr. De-vary mniried n Mlfs
Rogers, or this county, and is
well known In re where he has
many friends who join the old
gentleman in his good fortune if
it does only come with the nd
vanced age of Mr. Devary.
Electric Light an4 Plwct
Winchester is soon ttr3te
center of a great electrical power
plant, under the auspices i of the
Kentucky Utilities Co. Tl.is
company has asked for a fran
chise from ,the Clark Fiscal Court
tor pole lines to conduct currents
to Rjehnion.l, Mt. Sterling Owings
ville, Sharpsburg, Paris, Clay
City, North Middletowilv and
Irvine, Estill county. The monev
has alreadv been depos.tel ft r
uuth'itiview. Carlisle Democrat
H. O. VnnArsdale Dead.
H G VnnArsdale, a prominent
wholesale luiuberman of Lexiug
ton, died on a Q. & C. train
Thursday morning while return
ing home from Cincinnati, Ohio.
Mr. VanArsdale was uppnreBtly
in the very best of health, weigh-
ins 250 pounds A wife and o. e
son survive. Mr. VanArs'lale
.,,.. t t i.nv!.,.Kw, f.-,... thifi
Mill Ull l" ui
ijity fifteen years ago and made a
success in his business there
KentuckUflft in Congress.
A dlspKtclV from Washington
says: The Congressional direc
tory for the closing session of the
sixty-Becond Congress contains,
in connection with the biogra
phies of- tho different members,
. . . .
a numoer otiinrerestingieaTures
lit shbl '6jt(iine, and this that
Kentuckians'.helieve in honoring
their native ebns. The two Sen
ators und eleven Representatives
from Kentucky all were born in
that State, a?" record held by but
'turn i'ttipr RtflfpR in tlin pntirfi
Loaina .,nd Virginia
TIuh would-seem to illustrate
that' Kenttfrlfcy and Virginia urn
very much alike in their charw
terisfico. Indiana, which many
rail a daughter of Kentu'k,
fIiowb this proclivity to a pro.
nouueed extetit, as its two Sen-
.. . . . w.i .wf tmnlitn tf its Dnn.aDiiii
. - .
tatives were born in that State.
(loimress. aside from those from
Kentucky, were born in the Blue.
gril(iR State These are as fol-
Senator Shelby M. Culloni,
ijll0jSi horn in Wayne county
; igop,. Joseph L. Bristow, of
Kansas, born in Wolf county in
1801 . v,ljam J. Stone, of Mis-
. , M d- , jn
, ' ... . .. , J.
1848; Albert B. Fall of New
in Frankfort in
Arizona, born in Oynthiana in
1852. Senator Ilenry D. Myers,
of Montana, who evidently is
proud of the fact, announces that
ins mother 'was from Bourbon
Representatives A. W. Ruck
er, of Colorado, born in Ilnrrods
burg in 1847; Speaker Champ
Clark, Missouri born in Anderson
county in 1850; Majority Leader
Oscar Underwood, of Alabama
born in Louisville in 1852; James
L. Slayden, fourteenth Texas,
county not given
A slieht blaze in the roof of
the Orphans' Homo yesterday
was quickly extinguished through
tho heroic efforts of Masters Aus
tin Johnson and Jimmie Hen
dricks. The roof is very steep
but the former lad bravely risk
ed his life by crawling out of a
gable window and getting to a
point on the roof where he could
throw water on the fire. Mrs.
Duulop, matron of tho Homo, is
indeed very eratoful for tho serv.
loos rondored by the t'oya.
Louisville (letting Oetter.
Treasure totaling over forty
millions of dollars was moved
from vaults in Fifth street to tho
now Fidelity & Columbia Trust
Company's building in Louisville
in an express wagon without po
The Rev. Judge L. F. Mann, of
Clay City, upon special invita
tion, preached at the Baptist
church Sunday morning, deliver
ing a most forceful and profitable
E Martin came up from Lex
ington last week and rented
Alex Kirby's farm here. Mr.
Martin moved to Lexington last
year and we have greatly missed
him. We welcome him back
George Dunaway, of Vaughn's
Mill, has rented John T. Wright's
farm and nioved there. Mr. Dun
away is a good citizen to whom
we extend the glad hand of wel
come. Coal Rites Allowed.
The Interstate Commerce Com
minion hasgrantedan application
of the Lexington and Eastern
railvvayfcand other carriers, for
anwiority to establish rales on
ci i.i I fronfUIvnliWhiteKbiiig and
McRoberts, Ky., to point in
Indiana, Pennsylvania, Ohn and
various other states the same as
rales concurrently in effect from
Benham, Ky , and rates on coal
from Hazard and Edjotist, Ky.,
the same as rates in effect from
the Jellico, Middlesboro district.
WALDRON k 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 many pleased customers,
come round rome day and givo our placo a
look through and let us price you some of our
goods.They wlllopenyoureyestoan opportunity.
Send Us Your Orders
over telephone, by messenger or otherwise and if you livo
In Clay City or near our store wo will 'delivor the goods''
Mr. Will Mize and family, of
near Winchester, are visiting the
former's brother, Mr. J. W. Mize
of this place.
Mr. George Dunaway has mov
ed from the Mr. Bamett place at
Vaughn's Mill to Mr. J. T.
Wright's place near Spour
Spring. Mr. Dunaway is one of
our best neighbors and we regret
very much to lose him.
Several from Hardwick's creek
attended the speaking at Stan
ton by R. L. Barnett the 9th inst.
He spoke on the subject of "The
Farmers' Union." Mr Barnett
is a highly educated farmer, and
as his able instruction met with
the approval of the farming peo
ple, he has promised a second
Many of the rural schools will
close during the next two weeks.
The children as well as teachers
have liemiu to think about Xmas.
Owing 10 the liew school Jaw
which has proved to be so dis
couraging to many rural teach
ers there will probably be a
shmiage the coming year and
there ought to be as there isn't
tiii.x int'ourageiuent for the pro
gressive teacher in rural schools
ui Oi tie j n m i't conditions.