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tIv. SUM a Year In Advance ' Ws arc here to help Clay cj.the Sarroanding Coaotry and Ourselves. .1. E. Hurghcr, Publisher.
VOL. XVIII. CLAY CITY, KfJ THURSDAY. JANUARY JO, J9I3. NO. 8
Another Killing in Clark County.
Merchant Turn Berryman, (f
TH-pp,' Clark county, was shot
Timf killed at a dance 'at (lie
homo of his cousin, Sam Berry
man, Friday night by a sixfean
vear-nld-boy by the name. of Flu
ty. At the time Fluty made his
escape fo Jackson county but
was arrested there Moday. Flu
ty was drunk at the fime. Ber
rvman is survived by a wife and
six cildren. Deceased is well
known to many of our readers,
having formerly sold goods at
Sams, Estill county.
The Annual Catalogs.
The seed catalogs are now find
ing their way into the homes of
gardenerB and farmers. Most of
them have glowing and highly
colored covers which are intend
ed to make the recipients believe
these pictures were taken from
products grown from their seed.
We appreciate the seed catalogs
and hope to have more, of the
lucious fruits and vegetables
growing this summer than heretofore.
A Call to Newspaper Work.
Editor Hirum Duley, of the
Fkjniing8burg " Times-Democrat
has withdrawn from the race for
the Democratic nomination for
Clerk of the Fleming County
Court, tie has been in the print
ing business for forty years and
for thirty-four years has been
editor of the Times Democrat,
lie believes that an editor has a
call to the editorial chair no less
than a minister has to the pulpit,
and he feels that he should not
forsake this calling.
Six Pager this Week.
We are compelled, to issue an
other six page paper to accom
modate our advertisers. Adver
tising is the sustenance of every
local paper. Hence our readers
can do the next bust thing to, sub-
i-. saribinc bv.atonilrtBflr the-, ad
4vortiBera3u:,ine -limes. iney are
all reliable and we are sure they
will treat you right and save you
High Prices for Tobacco.
II. M. Bosworth, of Fayette
county, sold one basket of tobac
co on the Lexington market for
1350 per hundred pounds. Sev
eral other baskets were sold by
Mr. Bosworth and other farmers
at prices ranging from $25 per
hundred to more thau $800 per
Subscription Price Raised.
The Hazel Green Herald has
found that it must increase its
subscription price from $1 00 to
$1 50 in the face of continued in
creases in the cost of a 1 kinds of
printing material, paper and etc
and also the high cost of Hying.
Any local paper is worth that
price, but. getting the subscribers
to 6ee it that way or even paying
a much smaller price is a difficult
thing to do.
Wheat In Bad Condition.
The wheat crop in Central
Kentucky is in bad condition.
Many fields will be plowed and
other crops cultivated. The late
sowing looks fairly well. The ear
ly sowing was killed by the severe
drouth. It is estimated that the
crop.jyjlh Jije h.e shortest iu
Wilson and Marshal Elected.
The Presidential electors of
Kentucky met at Frankfort Mon
day, and cast the vote of Ken
tucky for Wilson and Marshal for
President and Vice President.
John S. Lawrence, of Cudez,
was elected without opposition
to carry the vote to the Presi
dent of the United States Sen
ate. J. B. Eaton is laid up with a
severe attack of la grippe.
We are showing an Elegant Line of
FALL AND WINTER
Cloaks and Wraps SSSZ
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 paft with
satisfaction both to you and ourselves.
Everything to Please the Customer
ca sinned. Rfj
meeting in this
rilptly to a close
t on account of Fl
ing to go home oc-
"lie sickness of his
ing taken in this
JlSlder Tavlnr had
greatly endued himself to the
people of diy City during his
brief stay wfth us. Every one
seemed to met that the meet
ing was umwulably brought to
a cloRe. BwliTaylor after the
services Wnifehrnestly solicited
to return ifwSe Spring and hqld
a meeting agreed to do so.
Grant Evjrlfllly has begun the
publicationifjthe Madisonian at
Ilichmond."Ky. If Mr. Lilly
makes as .'gpjd a paper of the
Madisonian Ja he is making of
the Estill TKbuue in proportion
to the relative size of the two
nication Irvine and
towns of pubi
Richmond iVSwill be a winner.
Here's wishing you, Mr. Lilly
unbounded icces3 from your
former countyljman and wellwish
er, editor of JtjhjR Times.
Judge Bettfon was compelled
to adjourn &uit Court at Win
Chester yesway on aecount of
Powell counfyhope thaMienmy
speedily recover. r
Brings In Another Drove ot Cattle.
Lee McPherson returned Wed
nesday from Lee county with an
other drove of cattle. These cat
tle were purchased several days
ago but Mr. McPherson was held
up on account
of high water in
The report of Dr. I. A. Shirley
registrar of vital statistics for
Winchester and eieht surround
ing precincts show that five pep
pie iu that portion of Olark coun
ty killed themselves aud that six
other people were killed by their
The Board of Supervisors for
Powell County has made many
raises and the Slier ill' is busy is
suing summonses to property
owners to show cause why such
raise should not stand.
The Ohio river along the Ken
tucky line has been very high
and has done great damage to
Kentucky cities ou its Ranks.
The waters are now receding.
Mr 8. Lucy Moore, of Missouri,
after several weeks stay with her
father, D. Ii. Daniel, aud other
relatives of the city aad county
has returned home.
Ike Wiler, of Olark county,
was here this week and bought
"several crops of tobacco p'aying
12 cents straight for it.
Mi. and Mrs. It. A. Kirby, of
Spout Spring, were in the city to.
day trar.asetlng business. Mr.
Kirby it Is to be regretted will have
a public sale February 1st and
move to Illinois. Ho is oll'ering his
most excellent farm for eale at a re
markably low figure. If not sold
before the day.qf his sale ho will
offer it at public auction on that
McCreary Will be in the Ring.
The following a part of a state
mntfrom 3ov. McCrcary indicates
that he will shortly announce for
United States Senator:
'I have had numerous letters
from al1 sections of the State let
ters from men whom I know to be
friendly to me and I have had
many of the earnest and influential
men of the party of the State to
visit me at Frankfort requesting ino
to make the race for the nomina
tion to the Senate, and I am now
considering the matter. 'How long
I shall consider It before making
some statement of decision T. do not
"The first visitors I had who
urged me to make the race for
Governor told me that I could beat
O'Rear, who even then was regard
ed as certain to be tho Republican
nominee, at least 20.000. I felt
that I could beat him, but I was
not willing to accept the express
ions of my visitors as to figures un
til I hud canvassed the situation
thoroughly for myself and it was
three months before I mfl-de an
nouncement of my decision to run.
How well I ran is history. The op
position to my nomination said I
wus too old to make the race. When
I stpped in and got the nomination
the cry that went up from the Re
publican side was that I would be
dead befora tho end of the cam-
Lpaigru -.-I made a speech, every day
iviicil wo gui mil IIJU tHlCK UI II
and twice wore down my younger
friend. Tom Smith, and even Ed
McDermott got sick once during
the period. Every one remembers
how I beat O'Rear by 111,305 votes.
''That was a year ago last No
vember I have ber n in the office of
Governor for over a year; have had
one session of the Legislature, at
A Hatch for Oooe.
Leo Hampton, chief clerk under
former Insurance Commissioner
W. Hell, Republican, has been in
dicted for embezzlement of money
belonging'to the State five times.
It is estimated the total shortage
will exceed $20,000.00. Hampton,
Republican in th pen should bo
matched with Judge Booe, Demo
crat, both looters of State funds.
The pot cannot now Arow up black
to the kettle.
which I succeeded in securing the
establishment of six bureaus advo
cated in my platform ; hud a suc
cessful little fight with Senator-elect
Ollie James for tho Chairman
ship of the State convention in
Louisville last May; went to Balti
more as Chairman of the Kentucky
delegation to the National Demo
cratic Convention and cast the vote
of that delegation on every ballot
that was taken during the long and
tedious period in the heat of the
sumer; have been working constant
ly in my oilice at Frankfort since
then and I'm not dead yet. On
the other hand I weigh 200 pounds,
which is more than I ever weighed
in my life befcre, and I cannot re.
call that I ever felt better than right
By a ruling of Speaker Champ
Clark that the amendment was out
of order; a second effort to deny
-liquor ad veriisemejitg tho -privije-es
of the mail In dry districts "was
defeated. Congressman Sherley of
Louisville, fought for the liquor interests.
Dr. Irvin reports the birth of a
daughter to Mr. and Mrs. (J. C.
Daniel of the Snow creek vicinity.
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Yours to please,
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