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THE CLAY CITY TIMES.
M. P.O'MARA, Editer
We are Here to Help Clay City, the Surrounding Country and Ourselves.
PUBLISHED EVERY THURSDAY.
. CLAY CITY, K.Y., THURSDAY JANUARY . 19(0.
Smallpox at Irvine.
A negro prisoner in Irvine jnil
dovelopcd smallpox Inst week
and was removed In a house in
(lie country, from which ho es
caped after people residing in
the neighborhood had gathered
about (he place and fired about
75 'shots from pistols and shot
yuns. The negro suffering from
the disease was frightened so
badly that he left the place with
out coat or shoes and has been
"wandering about for several days
without tfeing apprehended. He
was undeYscntence of one year
in. the Reformatory, and two
other prisoners who had boon ex'
posed to tlie disease, were with
him. They also eseapedto the
I would like to correspond with
a nice oldlady who is alone, and
wh'o would liKe for a companion
a, nice old gentleman.
J. M. McKinney,
Old Masons' Home,
Irvine Sun Suspends
Editor Jphn W. Walker, of the
Irvine Sun. notifies his mbscnb-
ers in his issue of Deo. 31, that
thepaper will suspend -publica
tion'Jat Ahis time. For some time
' MrrVtilker Jiaa been trying to
paper over, but could not arrange
matters satisfactory. The faun
has been n nice littlo sheet, and
we have enjoyed having it come
to our exchange -table , for the
past two vears but-'there evident
ly-was not room in a town the
size of. Irvine for two- papers.
PREAOHHQ ON SUNDAY
Rev. Oleo Purvis,, of Hitrrods
bnrg, who is taking a post-graduate
course at State University,
Lexington, will preach here Sun
day as a prospective nuccessor to
Rev. D. U. Matherly as pastor of
Uie'Ohristian church. Brb. Pur
vis .is it n excellent speaker and
all are invited to. hear him.
Are You Hungry?
When yoii are hungry and want a, satisfying
, meal the best place to go to is
The Hqme Restaurant.
Good, Home Cooked Msals and. Quick Service,
Lunches ancLShort Orders.
AJP. Johnson, Prop.
Clay City, Ky
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Board Meets Friday.
Four of tJo members of the
incoming Board of Trustees were
sworn in Tuesday, Mr. Maxwell
being absent. Those taking the
oath of ollice were Dr. Martin,
A. P. Johnson,- John Kehnon and
A. M. Burgher. They will hold
their firsf regular meeting at the
school-house Friday night.
Card of Thanks
1 wish to express my thanks to
Mrs. Williams, the Booster Mer
chant and my faithful helpers
during the Booster Campaign
which closed last week. By the
great help and kindness of my
friends I received the title "Best
Booster," thus receiving the
grand prize, of which I am very
proud, and. futhermoro I am glad
I grasped the great opportunity
as the special training secured
is of untold valuo to me. Wish'
ing each uiid every one "Success
Ollie M. Hoskuis.
A. P. Johnson has opened a
restaurant in tl'ie'Moal building,
and is prepared to serve meals
and lunches at all hours. Fur the
present, Mrs. Johnson, who is an
excellent cook, has charge of pre
paring the meals, and when hun
gry, you can find no better place
to' go to bo satisfied.
Revival Meeting at the
A nieetng is being conducted
at the Methodist church bv Bros
Wireman of Campion aiid'KirJ?
of Stanton, and tlie' meeting'
promises to be very successful. -w
Willi'am Schirner, who was for
merly Supf '(if the Orphans' Home
here, but itnw engaged in reorgan
ization work for the Presbyterian
Sypod or Kentucky, spont the
holidays' here, leaving Tuesday
for Shnuldcrblade, where he will
be located forajew weeks.
Old Papers for Sale at The
(By P. 0. Derthick.)
Mr. Tom Cohleo wns In Lexington
last week on business.
Mr. Ross Hal) and Master Straudor,
wero in Lexington Tuesday on business
Prof. Ranson, Dr. I. W. Johnson
and Mr. J. D. Atkinson wero In Clay
City Tucsday.ou business.
Mrs. Margaret Vance and Mrs. Kate
Bohannan were shopping and visiting
in Lexington Inst week.
Mr. Henry Morris Is able to bo up
and aronnd again after several weeks
Mrs. E. H. Fuller, Thomas C. and
baby were in Lexington this week, re
turning home Tuesday.
Mr. Jeff Martin returned home Tues
day, from Indian Fields where he had
Mrs. Mary Faulkner and Mrs. A. T.
Stewart are very sick with lugrippc, at
Mr. D. Clark is in Jackson attending
Circuit Court which opened there
Mrs. Henry Daniel and her three
c'aughters, Alice, Anna and Mary visit
ed relatives at Lombard and Nadu,
several days last week,
wero waiting that will take several
days to fill. That shows what good
quality of work is done, in our own
Mrs. Will Hoskins and son, of Mt.
Sterling, and Mrs. Reese Bowen of
Lexington, visited their mother, Mrs.
V. R. Catron last week.
Miss Edna Ware is visiting her
grandmother uear Clny City this week.
Dr. Lemming was in Winchester last
Thursday on business.
Mr..' M. P. 6,MnTavviiB3n town' Mon
Xl? talking .iVoFUssfiUw.T-he T'aicc
office is rushed with work and lias
been, for several weoks. The writer
was in the ofiieo Tuesday and orders
Mr. and Mrs. C, L. Evcrsolo left last.
Thursday for Louisville to consult a
specialist for Mrs Evcrsble. They
returned Tuesday of this week and
Mrs. Eversole is much better.
Miss Beatrice Blount, who is teach
ing school at the Orphuus' Homo at
Clay City, was at homo two days last
week. Beatrice has been very success
ful with the school,
Mrs. Beltio Johnson left Tuesday, to
see her sister Mrs.. Owens in Winches
ter who had a stroke of paralysis sev
eral days ago. TherO'has been no im
provement in her condition since, the
Mrs. Ben Sewell and Mrs. Mollie
Crawford have returned to their home
at Jackson after a visit with their par
ents, Mr. and Mrs. Win. llardwick
during Christmas week, Miss Ilattie
llardwick returned with them for a
visit till school begins, next Moitdtty.
The writer was-informed after ho
had made inquiriesVthat it might be,
the Pearsite Company at CJay City
would run wires up to Stanton and
give us electric lights if enough houses
desired such lights. We would have
to have enough homes and business
housestak'o lights to pay them to- run
the wires up hero. Any ono interested
in having these lights in their homes
wllldo.wcll to see tho writer. It would
be a fine-thing to have electric lights in
our town and If enough.cncouragcrnent
is given we will tako tho matter' up
with tho Pearsito people
The Stato Boand of Education have
provided, for u sven months school to
be taught this year. A great many
pcoplo do not understand this, and the
Superintendent has asked tho writer to
explain It. Tho apportionment this year
per scholar, is 5.25. This provides for
a seven months, school. Had it reach
ed $V85 there would have been au
'efght'montha school taught. Had it
not reached tho present apportionment
there would hnvo been only a six
months school taught. But with the
present apportionment wo will have
seven month schools this year, for
which we are very thankful, and we
hope the timo will soon come when
there will be a nine month school in
In tho leply that the writer made to
L F. Martin in his tract against the
Presbyterian Church, it was not meant
as a personal reply to him, but the ar
ticle was written as a general protest
against all preachers who uso such
methods. As the wrltct said in that
article, the world is weary of this fight
ing spirit thnt is to bo found in mnny
places today. Oh, that we might come
together as brothers working to up
build tho Kingdom of Christ here in
our own country, fighting sin that is
so rampant everywhere, and has such
a mighty hold upon the people of our
county. Oh, that our hearts might be
filled so full of lovo and with a burning
passion in our soul to help win Powell
county for Christ, that there might bo
a very sacrtd fellowship with nil of
Gob's people everywhere and a desire
to co-opcrato with each other in fight
ing sin instead of fighting each other.
The world will not believe the lov
ing message that we arc commanded
to preach and teach to ull men every
where if there is nny malice or jealousy
in our hearts toward our fellow man
who is also trying to help win men and
women to Chr'st There is only the
one Church nnd everybody who lives
the Christ-like life nnd is living n life
of service nnd working for God. belongs
to that Church, The Church of God.
Will any one say' that dear old Bro.
Irvine, that sainted man of God who
walkeu over these hills and valleys of
Powell county so many, many long
years, giving Ids life to our people and
telling the sweetest story ever told
wherever he went; and 'lifting loads'
from burdened hearts, giving a word
of cheer here, and brightening a life
the-"- prenrhtrur. the Invuig 'rnete
wherever he wont, with not a t'rpce of
malice or jealousy in his words, but
loved, honored and rovered by all
with whom he came .in contact, and
cherished today with tender memories
by thousands of persons in -Powell
county, will any one say that this man
of God, even though he was a Presby
terian preacher, was nnt-a member of
thut.Church? . The writer only knew
Bro. Irvine a hort time, but those few
times lie was with him are cherished
memories. Every whei e we go we hear
loving words spoken, of this spirited
man. How beautiful Heaven must be
if it is made, up of such men and -iram-en
as this man was. And wherever the
writes goes over tho hills and valleys
of Kentucky, up the hollows, into' the
poorest and tho bust of-homcshc finds
other sainted men and women of God
and they all belong to this grot
Church. Their names arc not all found,
on the church record book of the
Christian Church. Go into nny piiurch
Begin the New Year by coming to
our store to get your needs supplied.
Our stock is Fresh and Good,
And our Prices are Right. '
Burled at Stanton.
The funeral of W. II. Neul,
who died suddenly at the home
of Ill's son, Willie Neal,on Morris
Greek, last Wednesday, took;
place Friday, burial being in tho
Stanton cemetery. Services were
conducted, by the Masonic order,
of which Mr.. Neat had been a
member for 2(1 years.
"Uncle Buck" was one of tho
best known men in Powell comity
and his old friends and neighbor
hero were shocked to hear of hi
sudden passing. He had been in
the best of health, and li id biwi
talking to Mrs. Neal im'niedia tely
before his death, which wa4 as-
cribed to heart failure.
Judge J. M. Buntnn, who has
been Circuit Judge of the district
comprising Clark, Madison, Jess
amine and Powell counties, for
the past fourteen years, retired
from the bench Dec ill, and will
now Pillage in practice in Win
chester He is succeeded by
Judge W. It. Shackelford, who
defeated him in the August pri
mary. Judge Hugh Kiddtaj of Irvine,
who for two years has bpen
Judge of tlie'Esfill.L'ee-Tireathitt-
Wolfe district, also retires and ib
succeeded by Judge J. P. Adams
of Jackson", whn'defeated him in
the November ek-atJoi'-..
Shooting at Jackson
Hinnibnl Hurst, nged Jlfl, was
shot by itnhert Forbes, at a
New Years dance at Jackson, and
died in a Lexington hospital Sun
day at noon. He was conveyed to
Lexington on a special train in
the hope that mi immediate
operation might save his life;'
Forbes is conjiued in thejail
att Jackson, , ,
you may", and here and there GkI h'as
those who aro Ills and,,w.hoHC name;
are, written on the Lamb's ' Book of
Life. Let us preach and teach the
message of love in a loving- way. If
the world is ever won to Christ it must
be by' love nnd no other way. . .
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