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tmust t be sold in the next thirty days
n REGARDLESS OF COST
We are overstocked and have decided to CUT DEEP
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in order to clean up V teeV
This will be the largest sale of the kind ever
held in Mt Sterling
COME EARLY and get your choice I
I ALTERATIONS FREE
The Rogers CO
INCORPORATED
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l School Suffrage to Women 9f
Kentucky
Perhaps the strongest argument
for admitting women in Kentucky
to school suffrage is the result ob
tained by seventyone years of
practically unadulterated male
management of the public schools
According to one table of illiteracy
Kentucky stands fourth from the
bottom in the list of States and
Iterritories I By every table
t whether it deals with illiterates
between the ages of ten and twen
tythe coining generation with
t adult illiterates or with the whole
I population Kentucky stands al
I ways disgracefully far down the
lineThese
These conditions are being some
what improved but they are by
no means remedied us yet Thf
last report of our State Superin
tendent of Public Instruction
states that approximately three
hundred thousand children are in
regular attendance in the schools
while more than four hundred
thousand children of school age in
the State are not in any school
Have men shown by their record
their sole fitness to control the
school system of Kentucky M
I MeD Breckinridge
I Small Grocery jor Sale
jI j I i A money making proposition
I Fur particulars apply at this office
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IA r Sad but True
A gentleman was heard to re
I mark the other day that preachers
I and editors do more for a commu
itDity than any other class of neo
l plo and get less for it Pretty
I Isad lj I state of affairs isnt it Es
I pecially for the preachers and the
I editors Esiill Herald I
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1 Mans Saddle
Hayl
1 Lot Locust Posts
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Fire at Georgetown
Another big fire visited the bus
iness district of Georgetown Christ
mas morning when the coal oil
stove in the kitchen in the rear of
Mrs Elizabeth Hines millinery
establishment exploded causing a
blaze from which damage estimated
at 30000 resulted
The Soper building one of the
largest in town located directly
opposite the Courthouse was de
stroyed little remaining but the I
exterior walls while the Ranks
Webb building next door to east
and the Isaac Marks building to I
the west were flooded with water
DRd L McGLIJNG
Dentist
Olllco In Reynolds Illdg Court A Mnysvlllo Sts I
MT STERLING KY
Mr Igo and Miss Yarber Wed
On last Thursday at the resi
dence of John Hall in this city +
Mr Joe Igo and Miss Alctha l
Yarber were united in marriage in i I
the presence ofa few intimate
friends the Rev E E Dawson I
initiating
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We Agree
Responding to a toast at the
business mens banquet in Louis
ville last week Secretary of
State Ben L Bruner roasted I
the Republican administr roustedI I
hounding of business men in en
forcing Kentuckys miserable tax
laws Those Republicans down
at Frankfort ought to try to live
in harmony They wont be there
long Cynthiana Democrat
DR G m NORTON
Veterinarian
Office at Peed Hortons Livery Stable
Office Phone 498 Residence 24
Calls answered Promptly
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i PUBLIC SALE
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I i As Administratrix of Geo Barry deceased Iwill sell i I
at Public Outcry on
f r Thursday January 5 1911
at 10 oclock a inat his late residence near Howards 5
f I HowardsMill
II i V 1 Sorrel Mare m
j 1 Url 1 r
1 While Faced Mare
II I I 1 Blind Mare
Skirts I
1 Crippled Colt
1 Sorrel Filly
1 Farm Wagon Hay Frame
Farming Implements including Mowing Machine
1 MachineHay d t
il PeeTroughs
1 Shot Gun
Household Kitchen Fur
niture
Will also sell at same time about 30 head of Yearling
YearlinCattle
Cattle two Horses one Mule 6 years old and some other
undersignedI
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I I Georgia 1 V I Barry
J l Wm Cravens Auctioneer ADMINISTRATRIX
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POTASH TAX NITS
THE FARMERS HARD
Looking 1o Washington For Re
lief From German Exactions
Efforfs continue to secure relief from
the enormous tax Imposed by Germany
on exports of potash to the United
States In these efforts nil agrlcmV
turnl Interests are deeply concerned
for the rensop that potnsh Is nil essen
tial element of all commercial fertili
zers
Realizing the serlouspess of the bur
den so Imposed President Taft and
the state department have made vigor
ous protest to Germany and the mat
tel is still pending A representative
of the state department who visited
Berlin In an effort to secure redress
from the German government has Just
returned to Washington and further
action by the administration Is ex
pected without great delay
Official efforts to bring about a fa
vorable settlement have from the start
been actively aided by the nonsyndl
cate potash mines which made the
American low price contracts
Did Germany Break Promises
Uis understood that the state de
partment had assurances from the Ger
man government when the t tax law
was first talked of that nothing would
be done which would Impair existing
trade arrangements These assurances
proved to be worthless and after Ger
many had secured the benefits of the
minimum rates of our new tariff law
the potash tax was put Into force
President Taft In his message to con
gress may have had this fact In mind
when he said referring to the success
ful working out of the maximum and
minimum provision There are how
ever unfortunately Instances where
foreign governments deal arbitrarily
with American Interests within their
jurisdiction in a manner injurious and
inequitableIt
It was when the German potash syn
dlcnte found that Independent mines
had got almost nil of the American
business by making prices about 30
per cent lower than the syndicate
prices that the law now complained of
by American consumers was demand
ed by the potnsh trust and enacted by
the relchstag with the avowed pur
pose to deprive Americans of the bene
fits of their advantageous agreements
running In some cases until 1010
The amount of the tax Imposed hy
Germany Is moro than the entire cost
at the mines under the American con
tracts with nonsyndlcatc producers and
makes the price on deliveries In the
United States much greater than the
old exorbitant syndicate prices As
the American contracts provide that
the buyer shall pay all government
charges the tax falls heaviest upon the
consumers of potash for the making
of fertilizers
fertilizersTax
Tax Levied to Raise Prices
Pricesf
The tax law was passed It Is assert
ted with no other purpose than to de
stroy existing contracts to coerce alt
potash mines into the syndicate and
so to bring about a return to high
prices and take away the market made
here by nonsyndlcatc producers
Until this controversy arose It was
not generally known that potash In
workable quantities was found only In
Germany The production is and has
been for twenty years controlled by a
syndicate which also fixes the price
that the world shall pay for this ne
cessity In this syndicate which Is
strictly regulated by law several Ger
man governments participate as own
ers of potash mines It was during a
temporary lapse In the syndicate leav
ing every one free to make his own
figures that the low prices now caus
ing trouble were made
WATCH ROADS THIS WINTER
Improved Highways Are Now Passing
Test of All Traffic and Weather
Conditions and Those That
Make Good Will Be Stand
ards of the Future
At the end of the present winter
good roads builders will be able to
form definite opinions as to what shall
be the standard road of the future
Road building up to the present has
been for the most part more or less I
experimental Demonstration as to
just how good some good roads
would prove to bo has been lacking
because improved highways have not
been built long enough to show their
worthOn
On asphaltlc macadam Is placed the
main reliance of road engineers Such
highways have been proved absolutely
necessary to withstand heavy traffic
and the main question remaining to
bo decided Is tho brat binder to hold
the stone of the macadam together
Some of these binders bleed In sum
mer and then get so brittle that they
lose the road The natural asphalts
such ns are used In street pavements
do not act In this way
Whatever may he next springs vcr
dlft as to what Is the best road the
movement for Improved highways Is
going steadily forward with Increased
energy The latest to enlist In the
good roads cause are the presidents of
the Pennsylvania New York Central
and Southern railroads and Mr Yon
kum of the Frisco who were among
the organizers of the American Asso
elation For Highway Improvement
now getting to work In Xashlngton
with Logan W Page director of the
office of public roMs as president
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WM M CHASES TOP HAT
Observing Boy Had Marked the Head
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gear of Distinguished
Statesman
William M Chase was a pictur
esque figure dressing in clothes that
had a certain artistic originality
though they conformed more or less
to the prevailing fashions says Ar
thur Hoeber A N A in the Wom
ans Home Companion He in
variably wore a high hat with an un
usually flat brim then a novelty in
this city though popular in artistic
circles in Paris Such a hat he has
worn ever since though he is not so
much alone in this fashion as in the
old days
daysThey
They tell a story of this famous
hat On one occasion Chase on his
way home stepped into a little wine
shop and ordered a jug of claret of a
special brand sent to his house The
lad who brought it came to the front
door an hour afterward when the
artist had already arrived Some
wine he said curtly The maid
knowing there was yet plenty in the
cellar and opining the lad had made
a mistake said she was sure it was
not for that house and did the boy
remember the name of the man who
ordered it The boy didnt Then
said the servant youve come to the
wrong place we never ordered wine
t this moment the boy spied the
famous hat on the hall table Say
he asked does that hat live here
Yes said the amused maid Then
said the boy triumphantly heres
where the wine belongs I II
UNEXPECTED
EthelCaroline expects every
man she meets to fall in love with
herMarjorieYes
MarjorieYes and it is the unex
pected that happens
= happensAIR
AIR SICKNESS
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The Lancet admits that difficul
ties in connection with aero travel
ing are rapidly being surmounted
but it points out that even were they
all disposed of a trip through the
air would still involve a good deal
of nerve The giddy height will
have to be faced the sudden swoop
down or rise upwardwith its dis
agreeable effects for a great many
people will have to be reckoned
with says this British medical authority
thority Seasickness is a terror to
many people and the chances are
lint air sickness will be worse Most
ITSOIIS again have experienced the
unpleasant feeling in a lift when it
eminences its descent or in a swing
when like the pendulum it swings
back Not a few persons refuse to
stand close to the edge of a cliff or to
trust themselves to look down into
a vast chasm immediately beneath
their feet owing to vague feelings of
giddiness i fears of falling arising
out of a sense ofa jeopardized
quilibrium
WquilibrimmLITERARY
LITERARY MENS SERVANTS
The woman servant has played her
dart in the literary productions of
he men whom she served Recently
1 Pelagic died whose sayings and
loings were daily chronicled by Ed
nond de Goncourt in his impressions
it his times Mme Dufour helped
SninteBeuve in his work and after
serving his supper sometimes cor
rected his proof Margot was the
servant of Theophile Gautier and
others who lived in Bohemian stylo
in Paris
ParisFEW
FEW WOMEN SO HONORED
The Albert medal whichwas
given to Mme Curie the French
woman scientist when she discovered
radium in partnership with her hus
band has only been granted to one
other woman Queen Victoria re
ceived it when she had ruled over
England 50 years in 1887 This is
the only honor which Mme Curie
has ever been willing to accept
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PUBLIC SALE P
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Having sold my farm with possession given at once I will offerat
Public Salo on
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Tuesday January 31911I I
at my home place 5 miles from Mt Sterlingonlthe Ciimargo pike
the following
i good work Mare family broke bred to
jack j
i Bruod Marc bred to jack mare mule
colt by side l fall colt
I Mare Mule good worker
i Horse Mule I
r Brood Mare bred to jack
i 3yrold Mtre by Temple Bnr bred to
jack
i coming 3 yr old Mare by Bourbon
BeaulyI I
I byMcDonald
McDonald Chief
Several other Colts of different ages
2 good Milch Cows
12 good Ewes
6 bred Gilts i good Boar
17 Cattle Shoats weight about 50 Ibi
Bunch of Shnnts weight 75 to 9U lbs
toO good Chickens
2 Randall Harrows
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TERMS Six months on all sums of 20 or over notejwith approved security
Terms must be complied with before property is removed Sale begins promptly at
to oclock a m
VT e WYPsTT
Win Cravens Auctioneer R F D No 6 MT STERLING KY
Corn Growers
Frankfort Ky Die 17 1910
Mr TJ Bigstaff
Mt Sterling Ky
Dear Sir Iwish that you
would communicate with the mem
boys of your County Corn Grow
ers Association that I had organ
ized in your county and ask them
to send samples of corn to the Ken
tucky Corn Growers Association
State Show to be held at Lexing
ton January 36 1911
Boys and girls under 18yearsof
age do not have topny = the associ
ation fee of 50 cents before exhib
iting corn All other exhibitors
must pay this fee Exhibitors
must have ten ears in their exhib
its
Thanking you in advance for at
tending to this I am
Yours very truly
M 1 C RANKIN
Commissioner
DR W B ROBINSON
Veterinarian
Olllco at Anderson YC HonidiiKinVJMvcry Stable
Olllco Phone 135 Residence Phone 531
Calls answered promptly KxiuniimlioiiH free
Assistant State Veterinarian
To Be Investigated
DUI ing the recent campaign it
was charged that Col Roosevelt I
had accepted favors from the
Pennsylvania and other railroads
to the amount of over 100000
against the law in such cases made
and provided The matter will
likely be investigated as a bill
providing an inquiry into the con
tracts made by him with the Penn
sylvania Railroad or demands for
transportation made by Roosevelt
while President on such road has
been presented It should be
pressed to a passage Lexington
Herald
fatal Wreck
In a head on collision at Nevada
OM between westbound passen
ger train No 15 and eastbound
express train No4 on the Penn
sylvania railroad six persons were
killed and halfa dozen others
were injured none it is believed
fatally
Highest Price
PAID FOR
Live Poultry Eggs Hides furs
Feathers Sheep Pelts and Wool
G D Sullivan Co
W Locust Street M t Sterling Ky
13iyr Phone 474
3 Turning Plows
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2 2 ho se Cultivators I
2 horse Cultivatorsi
3 double shovel Plows
2 Mowing Machines
I Bell City Feed Cutter belt etc forJL
power use good as new
i Corn Crusher I 1
i Break Cart and Harness t I
4I
i Notop Buggy
I set Blacksmith ToolsI
1 set Wagon Harness
2 Corn HartlcssI I
i 2f Mitchell Wagon good one +
Other Tpols too numerous to mention L
3 Saddles I ladys i boys i mans r
25 barrels of Corn
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Lot Household and Kitchen Furniture
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Good Plan
The affiant hThe Jackson Times
says that it is a Democratic news i
paper published in Jackson t
Breathitt county Ky with the
largest circulation ever accorded
new branch of journalism in
Breathitt county That it has no
favorites to play nor pets to love
nor hobbies to ride That ix will
support whom it pleases v fitt1 1
advocate progress in every fdni
encourage religion education lin
dustry social development W
and order and will be dictated to
by nobody It will criticise whom
it pleases when it pleases will
enter subscriptions only for cash
aid will never support any local
Democrat for office that doesnt
support the paper Now cuss
Torturing eczema spreads its
burning area every day Doans
Ointment quickly stops its spread
ing instantly relieves the itching
cures it permanently At any
drugstore Jm
Lost
Large Otter glove for left har d
on the streets of Mt Sterling or
on Owingsville pike Finder re
turn to this office and receive 2
reward
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PUBLIC SALE
Having decided to quit farming I will
offer for sale at Public Auction on Mrs f
Maria Thomsons farm 3 miles from
Sewells Shop on the Sewell Shop and jD f
Wades Mill pike to
Tuesday January 10 1911
at 10 oclock m the following property
i good work Mare in foal to horse
13 I year old Mare safe for lady to drive
in foal to jack
I extra good Mare Mule coming 2yrold
18 yearold extra good work Mare Mule
2 coming 2yearold Geldings one broke
to drive
I fine fresh Jersey Cow
2 Meat Hogs weight about 400 lbs each
1 Gilt to farrow in March >
1 practically new Buggy
I new Deering Mower
I Studebaker Wagon nearly new
I good 2horse Cultivator r HayFrame
I set Wagon Gear Plow Gear Buggy
Harness >
I Vulcan Turning Plow if
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I good coal or wood Range
So pure Plymouth Rock Hens
60 mixed Hens
Many other things too numerous to
mention If not sold before will offer
about 12 tons of mixed baled hay in
onehalf ton lots
WALTER L THOMSON
R D No i MT STERLING KY
Squire S L Boone Auctioneer 243t
Santa Claus
is skeptical as to whether it is a new suit of
clothing or a suit that has been cleaned at
Stockton I
till he has been convinced of the fact Mens I
Clothing Ladies i i i > < 1
r1Evening
Evening Gowns Lace Dresses cleaned or
dyed look so much as if they had just come
comehome you couldnever
nevertell oe a new j
garment to you at Xmas time when it hl9l I l
been renovated at f
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