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I Z?o Ko Gamble?
Some people do by spending their time and
labor and money by housing a crop of hay, oats
and other farm produce, and keeping thousands
of dollars invested in live stock housed in barns,
and gamble with themselves that it will not
burn. DO YOU ?
Other people place their savings in a home
and handsome furniture and then gamble on
their luck that it will not burn. DO YOU?
Still others inyest thousands in factories,
mills, warehouses and other things subject to
fire, and think they can, by careful watching,
prevent a fire. DO YOU?
To all persons gambling with themselves
against loss by fire, wind or tornado, we would l
suggest you give the matter careful considera
tion. Can you afford to take chances of losing
part or all of your accumulations for a lifetime
by gambling on your luck? We think not. See
us before it is too late, and do not gamble with'
Hoffman Insurance Agency
Traders National Bank Building
BEAlMflll. fREE BOOK.
Queen & Crescent Route Issues
Valuable Book for Patrons
Who Arc Going South.
THE NEW MEAT STORE
If you want meat and want FRESH
meat, the place to get it is Ht a
first Class Meat Store
Sterling Silver Spoons
A SUITABLE PRESENT ALWAYS. WE HAVE
THEM IN ALL THE NEW PATTERNS
ROBINSON, the JEWELER
Is the name of the latest
thing in the
linp. Tr. is snmpthino rliffpvpnr. from jmvf.hino-
you have seen, and it will pay you big to see it M
before you buy. We guarantee a hotter flame j
with this stove than anything on the market.
Let us put one in your home with the un
derstanding that we take it out and your money
back if not just as we represent it
Prewitt & Howell
A most beautiful and valuable
book of seventy payes with illus
trations and statistics concerning
winter resorts in the South, hotel
rates and much other important
information, has just been issued
by the Queen & Crescent Route
and will be sent free to prospec
tive tourists. No person who ex
pects to spend anytime in the
South this winter should be with
out one of these publications. The
book is in the nature of adirectoty
of all the important places in
Florida, Alabama, the Carolina,
Louisiana, Georgia, Cuba and the
Bahama Islands, with generous
illustrations of the more important
resorts and points of interest.
Among the numerous half-tone
likenesses are those of High
Bridge, the incline at Lookout
Mountain, Battery Park Hotel,
Biltmore and interesting Florida
and Cuban scenes and hotels. The
cover design is the reproduction
of a scene on the East coast of
Florida and depicits in realistic
fashion the ocean waves and steam
ers in the distance and the pal
mettoes and vegetation in natural
colors on the shore the latter
being characteristic of the per
petual climatic conditions of that
charming country. ,A largo out
lay of money was required in the
production of this book, which
was issued for the convenience of
the patrons of the Queen & Cres
cent Route. Parties anticipating
a trip to the South this winter will
be cheerfullv supplied with a copy
of the book free of cost by drop
ping a postal caru to v. A.
Beckler, Geaeral Passenger Agent
Queen & Crescent Route, Cincin
nati, Ohio. A careful study of
the publication will fully acquaint
the uninitiated with the bast there
is in the land of perpetual summertime.
I conduct such a place. All
of my meat is CORN FED
and HOME KILLED. We
guarantee the choicest meats
at all times. Prices reasona
ble. Not Cut Prices, but
IS OUR MOTTO.
Give us a trial and be convinced.
HE MADE A SPEED RECORD
TUBULAR BELL CHIME
The Herschede Hall Clock as a timepiece,
a tubular chime, and an article of furniture for
home, office, or institution, appeals alike to
utility, refinement, and musical taste. The
perfect movement insures correctness of time;
the solid oak or mahogany case, with classic
lines, conforms to good tacte; and the melo
dious tubular chimes, sounding the hours and
quarters after the peals of Whittington or
Westminster, serve as a pleasing reminder of
the passing hour. The fifty styles give ample
choice in design, size, and price, all showing
the moon's phases in the dial arch. We are
sales agents for The Herschede Hall Clock
Co. of this city, and will send illustrated cat
alog on request.
Gifts by Mail. You can purchase gifts
of Diamonds, Sterling Silver, Sheffield Plate,
Gold and Silver Jewelry, Mantel Clocks, Etc.,
through our Correspondence Department at
moderate prices. Correspondence solicited.
StfroVnaitiu Jeweler GoWmitk
Ae Frank Herschede Co.
Henekefe $It, Fewrtk Street, Eat,
$75 to $750
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CLAY'S MEAT MARKET
Next door to Post Office.
Judge Martin A. Krmpp. chair
man of jtho Interstate Commerce
Commission, and the Hon. J. P.
Mable, chief of the Railway Com
mission of Canada, have agreed to
recommend the creation of an In
ternational Commission to have
control of railroad rates between
the United States and Canada.
Irishman Who Slept In Haunted
House Traveled With Greatest
Velocity Ever Recorded.
Walker Ilines, railroad authority
and expert on rapid transportation,
tells a story of an Irishman who
traveled with the greatest speed ever
recorded. The Irishman was down
on his luck and needed a lodging
place. After asking the loan of a
bed in several houses in a small west
ern town, he encountered a preacher,
who told him:
"There's an unoccupied house
down the road a little way. You
might sleep there. But I am goinp
to warn you that the house $
"Xo matter," replied the Irish
man; "I'm not afraid of ghosts."
Soon after dark the preacher
dropped in to see the Irishman am
found him in the haunted house am.
a trifle nervous. Three days later
he saw coming down the road the
weary and dutsty figure of the formei
tenant of the ghost-ridden house.
"Why, where have you been?" he
inquired kindly. "What have you
been doing during the three days
since you went into that house?"
"All that time," replied the Irish
man, "I've been coming back."
DEACONS STUCK TOGETHER
Having decided to quit fanning, I will
offer for sale, nt Public Auction, on Mrs.
Maria Thomson's farm, 3 miles front
Sewell's Shop, on the Sewell Shop and
Wades Mill pike,
Tuesday, January 10, 1911
at io o'clock a. in. the following property;
I good work Mare, in foal to horse
I 3-year-old Mare (safe for lady to drive)
in foal to jack
I extra good Maie Mule, coming 2-yr-old
1 8 year-old extra good work Mare Mule
2 coming 2-year-old Geldings, one broke
1 fine fresh Jersey Cow
2 Meat Hogs, weight about 400 lbs. each
1 Gilt, to farrow in March
1 practically new Buggy
1 new Deering Mower
1 Studebaker Wagon, nearly new
1 good 2-horse Cultivator, 1 Hay Frame
1 set Wagon Gear, Plow Gear, Buggy
I Villain Turning Plow
1 good coal or wood Range
50 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
one-half ton lots.
Littletown, N. II., Aug. C, IflOG
The Bloodine Corporation, Boston,
Dear Sirs: Please send mc one
dozen bottles of Bloodine b.v ex
press prepaid. Find enclosed P.
0. Money 'Order for 5.00 to pay
for same. Send as soon as you
can, as 1 41m all out of it.
Sold hy AV. S. Lloyd. 5-3m.
KentucWan Brutally Beaten.
A special dispatch to the Picay
une from Puerto Cortez, Hondur
as, states that William Barber, of
Kentucky, and two other Ameri
cans wore seized by Honduran
police and -soldiers, thrown into
.prison and brutally beaten with
whips and. after wurds deported on
.the Honduran gunboat Tatumbla
to Gautemalan territory and Jnnd
ed penniless iin the forest
Acoorclingito an affidavit .made
by Baxbor and corroborated by
.witnesses, the dispatch states he
was taken iby the police at Puorto
Cortez while walking along the
street and .ordered to go with two
other Americans, .also in custody,
and bury a.dead Honduran pauper.
Refusing ito do as he was told
Barber wko was foremen of a
bridge gang on the Honduras rail
road was taken to jaiL, surrounded
by soldiers with fixed bayonets,
beaten over the head with clubs
and lashed with whips, the other
two Americans being treated like
wise and the three men were then
taken to the Taturubla and trans
ported to Gautemalan territory
and set down in a woods without
food or money.
Barber returned according t 0
the dispatch, to Honduras and was
arrested on a charge of refusing
to bury the dead and kept in jail
25 days being finally released
through the efforts of friends. The
names of the other two Americans
are not given.
"I was very nervous,"
writes Mrs. Mollie Mirse,
of Carrsville, Ky., "had
palpitation of the heart,
and was irregular.
"On the advice of Mrs.
Hattie Cain I took 2 bot
tles of Cardui and it did
me more good than any
medicine I ever took.
"I am 44 years old and
the change has not left
me, but I am lots better
since taking Cardui."
WALTER L. THOMSON
R. D. No. i MT. STERLING, KY.
Squire S. L. Boone, Auctioneer 24-3t
To feel strong, have good ap
petite and digestion, sleep sound
ly and enjoy life, use Burdock
Blood (Bitters, the great system
tonic and builder. lm.
The Woman's Tbnic
Cardui is advertised and
sold by its loving friends.
The lady who advised
Mrs. Mirse to take Cardui,
had herself been cured of
serious female trouble, by
Cardui, so she knew what
Cardui would da
If Cardui cured Mrs.
Cain and Mrs. Mirse, it
surely will cure you too.
Won't you try it?
Representative Hughes of Georgia
Was Called on to Rescue a Col-
ored Church Official.
Representative Dudley M. Hughes
of the Third Georgia district is a
farmer in addition to being a states
man. Eecently, when he was at
home, Mr. Hughes received an ur
gent call to go to the police station
in Macon. When he arrived Mr.
Hughes found that one of his colored
laborers had temporary quarters
there, says the Saturday Evening
Post. The negro was very penitent
and very anxious to get out. "Mars
Dud," he said, "youse er deekin in
de white Baptis' church, ain't yer?"
"Yes, Sam." "An' yer know3 l's er
deekin in the culled Baptis' church,
don't yer, Marse Dud ?" "Yes, Sam.
but what has this to do with your
present trouble?" "Well, I jis' want
er say dis, Marc Dud, dat hit's time
fer us dekins t' stick tergether!"
QUEER HAPPENINGS AT SEA.
Real Estate Real Estate
THE WORLD IS MADE Of
LET IS SELL YOU A PIECE OP IT.
WE HAVF FOR SALE
of all sizes and prices, city
residences and vacant lots.
Let Us show you our list
before you buy
800 Gallons of Indian ''Booze"
About 800 gallons of tiswin, or
talapal, a n jntoxicatinjr drink
manufactured by the Apache
Indians, have been confiscated by
Indian Agents at Fort Apache,
Arizona. A bottle of the liquor,
which is also known as "corn beer,"
was received at the Bureau of
Indian Affairs and will be turned
over to a chemist for analysis.
The liquor according to the
Indian bureau, is exclusively an
Apache beverage and is very intox
icating. It is a weight-producing
drink, Indians addicted to its use
becoming very fat.
The liquor has the appearance
of .milky Water and has a bad odor.
It ds made principally from corn,
but whisk, roots and "loco weed,"
a plant which poisons animals and
makes them insane, are sometimes
used by the Indians in its manufacture.
Route No. 1, R. F. D.
Rome, N. Y., Jan. 17, 1906.
The Bloodine Corporation, Boston,
Dear Sirs: I have used -
Tl yC e
teen bottles of vour BloodS?rfor
kidney trouble, and I thins it is
the best remedy I have ever used,
and vish you would send me a
box of Bloodine Liver Pills at
once. Yours truly, 1
Sold by W. S. Lloyd.
To suffer wreck in n staunch ves
sel, under a clear kv. in mid-ocean,
and with not enough wind blowing
to fill a sad, is a rare fate, but it
nearly overtook the steamship Ef
fective, on a recent voyage from
Cuba to Philadelphia. The vessc'
was carrying 27,000 tons of iron ore,
and, after passing the Bahamas, be
gan rolling heavily in a sea running
strongly from the eastward, and thi
was continued steadily for six days.
There was no storm or any indica
tion of one, but twice the Effective
was thrown on her beam-ends, and it
was feared she would roll over. She
did roll so much that when she ar
rived in port the starboard Bide was
five foet below the port side, owing
Io the shifting of the iron ore. It i?
supposed that the ship got into the
wake of a cyclone, which had swept
up the coast a short time before. The
case is considered the most singular
LIST YOUR f ARM WITH IS NOW
Any business entrusted to us will re
ceive our immediate and prompt attention
Had den & Evans
Office 2S Court St.
Residence, Antwerp Ave. Phone 546
MT. STERLING, K.Y.
MIGHTY HARD LINE3.
"I suppose," said the kind lady,
as she handed the husky hobo a gen
erous wedge of apple pie, "that your
lot is full of hardships ?"
"Dat'a de proper word fer it,
ma'am," replied the h. h. "In de
winter w'en de farmers ain't doin'
nothin' but eatin' apples an' drink
in' hard cider it's too cold fer me t'
bo trampin' eround, an' in de sum
mer people's allers offerin' me work."
A MODERN VARIETY.
"When T order poultry from you
again," said the man who quarrels
with his grocer, "I don't want you
to send me any of those aeroplane
"What kind do you mean?"
"The sort that are all wings and
machinery and no meat."
"I suppose you will feel lonely
when the summer boarders return to
"I don't know that I will," re
plied Farmer Corntossel. "When
my boy Josh an' the two hired men
sit down to eat, they kick jm' tha
3m ! same m if tHy paid rtf'lar board."
FOR FIRST-CLASS LAUNDRY
Ct' ALL KIND
nd to the
AH work promptly delivered. We give
special attention to
Give Us a Trial 'Phone 15'
Don't let this most
destructive of all
get a "grip" oa
A few drops of
BOURBON POULTRY CURE
in the drinking water cures and prevents.
Cholera, Llmberneck, Roup and other
existing forms of poultry diseases, and put
fowls in prime condition for fgg-Uying.
One 30c bottle makes 12 Bona of medicine
Every poultry raiser should keep a bottla
of this medicine on hand.
W.S. LLOYD, DniHlst, Mt. Sterl