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ITEMS, NEW AND; TRUE; TH0U8HTS, 8ENER0US AND GENTLEMANLY
MT. STERLING, KENTUCKY, WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 13, 1912.
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Official Vetc ef Coynty.
The official voto for Montgom-
ery county has been Compiled- and
certified to tho Secretary of State's
office in Frankfort. Tho vote is
as follows: Wilson, 1,615; Taft,
761; Roosevelt, 410; Chaflln, 14;
Debs, 11; Socialst Labor, 1. For
Appellate Judge, 0, C. Tuner,
1,806; John 1). White, 301; A. J.
Kirk. 695. For Coneress. H. G,
" Bailey, 767; William J. Fields,
1,619; E. S. Kitchens, 380; James
' Williams, 11. Tho, official pin-
- rality of Turner being 1,111.
fatal to Mr, Henry f ester-Was
His Death, Which Was Very Sud
den, Occurred Friday Morning.
Mr. Henry Fesler, one of the
m6st popular and highly esteemed
farmers of Montgomery county,
( dropped dead at his home, about
(Three miles from this city on the
Maysville pike, Friday morning,
the cause of his death being heart
CMr. Fesler was in Mt. Sterling
Thursday afternoon and seemed in
his usual good health. Friday
morning ho attended to his duties
about the place and when he re
turned to the house, without a
jnpjnegt's warning 4ie-was called to
face his Maker.
Mr. Fesler was a son of the late
l Andrew Fesler and was a gentle
r man of the very highest standing
in the community and had a host
of friends who will bo erieved to
,j learn of his sudden death. He was
52 years of age and is survived by
fx his wife and child, and one brother,
Col. Thomas M. .Fesler, of George
town, who attended tho funeral
here Sunday, which took place at
the late residence, with burial in
f. Don't forget the specials at Tho
Fair Saturday and Monday (Court
Seven nice meat .hogs for No
vember delivery. B. F. Makk,
' Snndnv. Mondav. Tuesday. Wed-
jnosday, Thursday, Friday, Satur
day thcFlorshoim shoe for the
man who cares."
18-tf W. H. Berry & Co.
Furs! Furs! Furs!
Tuesday, Nov. 19
Mr. G. F. Zang, representing a large Fur
house, will be with us for
ONE DAY ONLY
with a large line of hig-class Furs. Be
sure tq see them. All the latest styles
OUTFITTERS' TO WOMEN $
frank Allen Killed
In Los Angeles, Cal.
No ws reached this city Saturday
announcing fcho jdeath of Frank
Allen, son of J. Will Allen, form
erly of this city, which occurred
in Los Angeles, Cal., by falling
undnr a train. Hisr head was sov-
jered from his body. . He was
about 25 years old, lived with his
parents at Snn Diego, and was un
marriedi Young Allen was well
known in this section whero he
formerly lived and bad many rela
tives and friends who will be.
grieved to learn of his untimely
High top shoe?.
Punch, Graves & Co.
Hay Destroyed By Fire.
Fire destroyed three stacks of
hay for Mr, Geo. W. Anderson,
Sf., Saturday morning between tho
hours of ten and eleven, and but
for the hard work of Mr. Ander
son's work hands the Ore would
have reached a large tobacco barn.
Tho fire spread over about ten
acres of ground, completely de
stroying the glass, etc. Mr. An
derson cannot account for the fire
unless it was set afire by some party
or parties passing through.
Fine pears for eating, 30c a peck.
Fine pears for preserving, 25c a
peck, at Spot Cash Grocery.
Warehouse Manager Chosen.
Mr. D. W. Radcliff, of Williams
town, has been chosen manager of
the nejv Farmers' Tobacco Ware
house Co. to succeed Messrs. Winn,
(Jhenault and Oldham, the board
of munugcrs, who recently resign
ed. Mr. Radcliff is a tobacco man
of wide experience and is sure to
make the new concern a valuable
man. Mn Albert Jones has been
selected floor munager. The local
house will open about tho first of
the month and will hold sales every
Monday, Wednesday and Friday.
Best $15.00 suits 'and overcoats.
Punch, Graves & Co.
Who? What? Why? l7-4t
Big Fire at Sharpsburg.
Fire completely destroyed the
property of the Sharpsburg Roller
Mills at Sharpsburg Saturday
night. The loss is estimated at
$25,000, partly covered by insur
ance. The property belonged to
M. V. Bostain.
Biggest and finest-assortment of
fruits at Spot Cash Grocery.
Buys Barrow Farm.
Mr. Clarence Hadden has bouuht
the 258-acro farm of the late T. W.
Barrow in tho Levee precinct. The
price paid was $35.25 per acre.
Given in Honor of Rev.
Clark by Members of
Was the 25th Anniversary of Ills
Services In This Church.
The social event of last week
was tho reception given by tho
members of the Christian Church
in this city, to their pastor, Rev.
H. D. Clark, Friday afternoon
from 3 to 5 and in tho evening
from 7 to 9. Tho occasion was
tho twenty-fifth anniversary of
Rey. Clarks services as minister
of tho church. All of his friends
in tho cty and county, regardless
of denominational belief, were invi
ted and the occasion was a joyous
and happy one. During tho hours
about 467 guests were called to
pay their respect to tho greatly
beloved guest of honor. Tho
church was beautifully decorated
with a profusion of palms, plants,
ferns, hanging baskets, festoons
of green, cut flowers, etc. In the
dining room tho guests were serv
ed coffeei sandwiches,' chocolate
and wafers, with a center piece pf
largo graceful, yellow and white
chrysanthemums. Souvenir cards,
tied with a silver cord, bearing
tho words, "Rev. H. D. Clark,
our',pastor, 1887-1912," were'pin
ned on each guest. Those stand
ing in the receiving lino with the
Rev. Mr. Clark were the members
of tho official board, Dr. C. W.
Harris, J. A. 'Shirley, J. W. Bur
roughs, W. H. Strossman, Ander
son Bogie, Allie D. Robertson, W.
C. Hamilton, Robert Collier, John
Robinson, John G. Roberts, Lu
cien B. Greene, J. H. Brunner, R.
Bruce Young, William H. Prew
itt, John T. Woodford, and Rob
ert M. Trimble. The guests were
received in the vestibule by Mrs.
John Scott, president of the C. W.
B. M., and Mrs. Allie Robertson.
Others assisting in entertaining
and receiving wore Mesdames
Thomas Kennedy, Jonn M. Barnes,
J. C. McNeal, Fannie Goodpas
ter, and Miss Bet'tio Roberts,
Mrs. Arrasmith, Mrs. Macie Big
gerstatf, Mrs. Percy Bryan, Mrs.
C. C. Chenault, Mrs. W. P. Old
ham, Mrs. A. B. Oldham, Mrs. S.
R. Cockrell, Mrs. Leslie McCor
mick. Assisting in the dining
room were Mrs. John Robinson,
Mrs. Matt Clay, Mrs. Amelia
Younsr, Mrs. Alban Tipton, Mrs.
Frank C. Duerson, Mrs. Marcia
Hoffman, Misses Eliza Harris,
Elizabeth Cockrell, Paulina Judy,
Emileo Howe, Mae Setters, Ruth
Thar p, - Elsie Henry, V e r n a
Thompson, Bessie Sowell and
Margaret Emmons. Mrs. Ben
Land and Mrs. John Rice had
charge of the register. Music
was furnished on tho pipe organ
by-Mrs. Charles Kirkpatrick and
Miss Emily Tipton, while Misses
Lodema and Lillian Wood render
ed soypral vocal selections.
Among tho guests were Mrs.
Mary Jordan, aged ninety-two
years, and who has been a mem
ber of this church for lift.? 'years,
and Mr. J. Green Trimble, aged
ninety-one years During tho
pastorate of Re,v. Mr. Clark in
this city ho has officiated at 757
funerals and performed over 350
Saturday's football Results.
Harvard defeated Vanderbilt 9
to 3. ; Yala 10, Brown 0; Kentucky
State 64, Havoyer 0.
Wof What! Wby? 17-4t
Three Negroes Arrested.
Somo time curly in Octobcrttho
dry goods store of Oldham " Bros".
& Co. was broken into in tho rear
and about $60 to $100 worth of
goods stolen. No clue was obtain
able at tho timo and the officers
wpre at, a loss io know what to do.
Policeman Tipton learned that a
negro named Henry Nelson had
beet) 'going to Winchester and dis
posing of a lot of dry goods and
notions and finally succeeded in
trapping him and had him arrested
in that .city. He nTade a confes
sion; implicating Strot her Jameson
and 'John Anderson, also colored,
of this city, and Tipton then ar
rested these men hero and lodged
them in jail. Very little of tho
goods were recovered.
Ytyhen confronted by the confes-sion-jpf
Nelson, Jameson also broke
down and admitted his guilt.
Stetson and Youman Hats.
, Punch, Graves & Co.
Ships Horses to Lexlnqton.
Mr. James R. Magowan has
shipped his string of 19 yearling
trotters to the Lexington track.
Of this number 15 are by his
gran,d young stallion, J. Malcom
Forbes, (4)2:08, the horse that
has the honor of being the leading
5-year-old sire of the world, hav
ing had, five weanlings to take
standard records tho p'ast season.
The i younsters are a splendid lot
of individuals and somo of them
are sure to bo heard from later
onin tho trotting world.
Up-to-date furnishings at
i United Clothing Stores.
.Game Law Out Friday.
The Kentucky game law will be
out Friday, November 15, and it is
expected the nimrods will bo out
in large numbers for the next few
wdeks. Tho supply of quail this
season is said to be very limited.
Under tho new game law each
hunter must have a hunting license
which can bo secured from the
County Clerk for $1. Written
permission must also bo secured
from tho owners of land before
hunting or trespassing upon their
Loaded Shotgun Shells.
Special price for two days, Sat
urday, Nov. 16, and Monday (Court
day) 18th. "Winchester and Peteis
smokeless shells. 25 smokeless
shells for 50c; blackpowder shells,
same make, 25 shells for 35c. Only
100 shells sold to any ono person.
Two. cases of diphtheria which
have recently developed have
caused tho closing of Mrs. J. W.
Prewitt's school on Sycamore
street. Tho children affected with
tho disease are Duerson Prowitt,
little son of Mr and Mrs. Allen
Prewitt, and Langhorn Tabb, son
of Mr. and Mrs. H. G. Tabb.
Don't forget the specials at Tho
Fair Saturday and Monday (Court
"Uncle Joe" Cannon
Defeated uy Ex-Kcntucklan.
"Undo Joe" Cannon was de
feated in tho election last Tuesday
for the first timo since 1870. Ho
was defeated by Frank T. O'Hair,
who is a nephew of Judgo G. B.
Swango, of this county.
Uncle of E. Y. Nelson
Dies In Winchester.
Mr. James II. Nelson, an aged
and respected citizen of Winches
ter, died at his homo in that city
last Wednesday. He was an uncle
of Mr. E. Y. Nejson, of this city,
and father of Judgo J, C. Nelson,
Punch, Grave & Co.v
Miss Katherine Spence
Herritt to Become
Mrs J. W. Eastin.
The Wedding Will Take Place in
the Early Winter.
Mr. and Mrs. B. F. Herriott
have announced the engagement of
their daughter, Miss Katherine
Spence, to Mr. John Withrow
Eastin, of Minneapolis, Minn.,
the wedding to take place in tho
early winter. Miss Herriott is a
beautiful and popular young girl
with a host of admiring friends
who will be interested to learn of
her approaching wedding. She is
well known throughout Central
Kentucky as ono of the leading
society belles of tho Blue Grass
State. Mr. Eastin, who has been
attending college in Lexington, is
one of the most prominent young
men of Minneapolis.
After 'their marriage tho couple
will spend the ramainder of the
winter at tho groom's Southern
homo at Eustis, Fla., and from
there they will go to Minneapolis,
where they will make their future
Punch, Graves & Co.
Confederate Pensions Granted.
The State Pension Board is con
sidering applications for pensions
under the recent act of the Legis
lature, alphabetically. It has dis
posed of three letters of the alpha
bet and the applications of Mrs.
Amanda F. Clay and Mrs. Nancy
Conley, of Montgomery county,
have been favorably passed upon
by tho Board.
Headquarters for strictly fresh
and pure candies at Spot Cash Gro.
Mr.aJ. Oldham Greeno has pur
chased the beautiful new bunga
low from Sutton & Strother for a
prico in the neighborhood of
$4,000. The bungalow is situated
in tho Sutton-Strother Addition,
on Holt avenue, and is ono of the
most desirable pieces of property
in this city.
Two rooms in the Martin build
ing, suitable for gentleman's bed
room. Apply to Dr. D. H. Bush.
"Topsy Turvoy" will bo played
at Upper Spencer Church, Satur
day night, November 16. Music
by Wright Bros, string band. Ad
mission, adults, 25c; children un
der 12 years, 15c. Proceeds given
to tho church.
We have just received our line of Hand Bags
for Fall, 1912. One look at our line will con
vince you of the fact that we have the greatest
line ever brought to this city.
Pi ire Those good warm kind, made by
rui5 Annis, of Detroit
Comforts and Blankets
are needed. See our line before buying
T Pmc HnatQ The quality we have
LiUIlg OUdLb always handled
J. D. tlazelngg Son's J
WLacc Curtains Carpets Linoleums A
Important Court .JVcws.
The case of Addio Kelly, ad
ministratrix of M. C. Kelly against
the O. & O. R. R. for damages,
has been remanded from tho Uni
ted States Court to tho Montgom
ery Circuit Court. Tho suit is
for damages, tho administratrix
alleging that by its carelessness
the said railrond caused the death
of her husband.
The-papers in the case of tho
Commonwealth vs. Arnett and
others, charged with murder,
transferred from Magoffin county
to this court, navo been received
by the Clerk, The parties under
indictment are among the most
prominent people of Magoffin
county and the case will be a bit
terly fought one.
By Majority of Local
Option Contest Board
Case Will Likely be Appealed
When the Contest Board, com
posed of County Judge McCor
mick, and Magistrates C. G.
Thompson and Jno. C. Trimble,
met baturday to hear the contest
filed by Win. Botts, etc., to set
aside the recent local option elec
tion held in this county, objection
was made to Judge McCormick as
a member of the board on the
ground he had already passed on
the points involved, and after con
sidering the matter lie decided to
vacate the bench, and Keller
Greene, County Court Cleik, was
called, as the law requires, to fill
After hearing the evidence and
argument of counsel, Messrs.
lhompson and lrimble, constitut
ing a majority of the Board, de
cided that tho County Judge erred
in calling the election, after a suf
iicient number of the original sign
ers of the petition had withdrawn
to reduce the number to less than
the requisite twenty-five per cent,
and further erred in permitting the
petitioners to file supplemental pe
titions on the trial. County Clerk
Greeno dissented from the judg
ment of the majority.
An appeal will likely bo taken
by the 'dry.s" to the Circuit Court
and the losing side there will un
doubtedly appeal to the Court of
Appeals, where the matter will be
To Be Buried Here.
The body of Mrs. Jennie Hood
Insted, who died Tuesday at Ta
coma, Washington, will arrive
here Saturday at noon and funeral
services will bo conducted at the
grave. Deceased was a daughter
of Jas. Hood and has many rela
tives and friends in this city and
county to mourn hei loss.
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