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STERLING ADVOCATE.
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ITEMS, NEW ANB TRUE; THOUGHTS, GENEROUS AND GENTLEMANLY
VOLUME XXII
MT. STERLING, KENTUCKY, WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 27, 1912.
NUMBER 21
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Order Cards Early.
Nearly everybody wants en
grttved calling cards ' to enclose
with their Christmas presents, but
many people put off ordering
cards until the last few days be
fore Christmas, when it is too late
to Jill the ordor in time. Suppose
yob examine your supply of cards
and give your order this month?
You will thenhave the cards on
hand when yotf need them.
Wo would suggest, id this con
nection, that nothing makes a
intier or more acceptable Christ
.Jas present than a nice copper
. pWft-and 100 engraved visiting
cards. We will bo glad to show
samples.
Advocate Publishing Co.
Incorporated
TOBACCT
EXCHANGE
Organized by Mt. Ster
ling and Winchester "
Deaiers
lj j .Mir. G. L. Kirkpatrick Elected Vice
(resident or urgatuzation. -,
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The Mt. Sterling and Winches
ter Tobacco Exchange was organ
ized at Winchester Thursday at a
. meeting of the dealers of the two
cities. Mr. li, M. Scobee, of
Winchester, ws elected President
and Mr. G. L. Kirkpatrick, of
Ihjsjyty, Vice President, JR. A.
Scobee, of Winchester, Secretary
and Treasurer and N. K. Foster
I',Vi Sales Manager for Winchester and
o. J. ,n.uuuiauu vjuiua xuuuukci iui
Mt. Sterling. Messrs. G. L
Kirkpatrick, C. B. Stewart and
J. C. Ellis were appointed to draft
bylaws etc., and report at the next
meeting of the exchange, which U
to' be held December 3rd. The
" members of. the Exchange are:
Planters' Loose Leaf Warehouse,
R. A. Scobee Tobacco Warehouse,
"Winchester; Farmers' Tobacco
Warehouse, Burley Loose Leaf
Warehouse, Mt. Sterling, and the
following dealers: A. A. Evans,
Kirkpatrick & Clay, S. R. Adara
son, J. C. Ellis, W.L. Hussy, W.
O. Brock, N. K. Foster, G. D.
McCullura, C. B. Stewart, R D.
Gordon and A. J. Bray.,
Walsh's
best.
corduroys always the
A CAUSE FOR
Thanksgiving
First Cut Price Sale
'of the Season on...
New Fall Suits and Coats
Our entire stock of high-class and dependable
Fall Suits and Coats now on Sale at Greatly
Reduced Prjces.
100 New Fall Suits, Browns, Blues, Grays
and Blacks.
125 Snappy Separate Coats, both long and
short, for women and children.
Now is your chance to save money and get
your Fall Suit or Coat while the season is yet
young,
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ROGERS
INCORPORATED
OUTFITTERS TO WOMEN
Thanksgiving Dance.
The members of the Sterling
Dancing Club will give- thoir
Thanksgiving dance at Trimble's
Hall Thursday night. The music
will bo furnished by Wright's
Saxaphone Trio. Quito a number
of visitors aro expected and a most
cnjoyablo evening s being looked
forward to by the young people.
Among the visitors will bo Miss
Mario Early, of Maysvillo; Miss
Helen Lafforty, of Lexington;
Miss Martha Quiggle, of Lincoln,
Neb., Misses Josephine and Eliza
beth Threlkeld, of Nicholasville;
Miss Belle Cromwell, of Cynthi-
ana;
Miss Harrietto Woodward,
of Cincinnati, O., Miss Elizabeth
Ratliff, of Sharpsburg, and Miss
Hazel O'ReaV, of Frankfort.
Going to make a black cake for
Thanksgiving? If you are you
will not make a mistake by buying
the accessories at Vanarsdell's.
Trains Change Time.
The following changes on the
Cl fe O. went into effect Sunday:
, EAST.
No. 24 9:46P. M.
No, 22 12:46 P. M.
No. 26 8:44 A.M.
No. 28 7:10 P. M.
, WEST.
No. 29 5:50 A.M.
N6. 25 7:12'A. M.
No. 27 2:08 P.M.
No. 23 . 3:47 P.M.
K. & S. A. trains same time.
Auto, Bandits of Paris, the at
traction at the Tabb Opera House
to-night.
Young Man Shot in Bath County.
Earl Reed and John Sundy,
well-known young men, went to a
meeting"nt Bald Eagle, five miles
north of Owingsvillo last Saturday
night. Sundy took a pistol from
his -pocket and when Reed asked
him what it was, said, "I'll show
you what it is," and pointing the
pistol at Reed discharged it, the
ball striking Reed in the neck.
Reed is said to te fatally wounded.
Ho is paralyzed and speechless.
The young men were drinking.
There is said to bo a woman in the
case.
High top shoes.
Punch, Graves & Co.
Cranberries celery, plum pud
dings, oysters, in fact everything
the market affords can bo found
for your Thanksgiving dinner at
Vanarsdell's.
N
o.
LARGE
SUCCESS
Was Montgomery Corn
Show and School
Fair
There Were Many Contestants and
Much Interest Shown.
The first corn show and school
fair held in this city attracted an
immense crowd at the County
High School grounds Saturday
afternoon. There was much inter
est shown by the children and the
corn show was one of the best
over held in the State and the
high figure of twenty-one barrels
and thirty pounds to the acre was
produced-. The following premi
ums and awards were made:
Greatest yield of corn on one
acre raised by boy 10 to 14 years
old, 90 4-5 bushels. Winner
Cecil Clay Wills; prize, 5.00.
Second greatest yield, 85 bushels.
Winner Burl T. Bourne; prize,
$2.50.
Greatest yield of corn on one
acre raised by boy 14 to 20 years
old, 105 6-7 bushels L. D. Lock
ridge; prize, $5.00; second great
est yield, 88 bushels Everett Mc
Clain, prize, $2.50.
Best ten ears Prize, $3.00;
Everett McClain.
Second bes"t ten ears Prize,
$2.00; Cecil Clay Wills
Largest single ear Prize, $3.00;
J. H. Hunt.
The prizes awarded at the school
fair wore:
One half-dozen neatest button
holesElizabeth Wills.
Best assortment of candy Nel
lie Price Henry.
Best piece embroidery Elsie
Nodloy.
. Best plan of schoolhouse Charl
ton Prewitt.
Best map of Kentucky Willie
Garrett.
Best speller Bernice Halley.
Neatest patch Iona Sponcil.
Best crochet work Nancy Clay
Keller.
Best drawn work Lucile Hart.
Best dressed doll Minnie Lei
Blount.
In addition to the above prizes
the following firms and individuals
donated the following prizes:
Montgomery National Bank $5,
Mt. Sterling National Bank $5,
Traders National Bank $5, Ex
change Bank $5, The Walsh Co..
$5 in merchandise, Chenault &
Orear $9 plow, Prewitt & Howell
$5 in merchandise, Punch, Graves
& Co., $5 in merchandise, W. A.
Sutton & Son $2, T. K. Barnes &
Sons $1, J. H. Brunnor $1, J. W.
Jones $1, G. H. Strother $1, Old
ham Bros., $1, E. W. Heflin $1,
Nelson & Dale $2, 1. F. Tabb 100
pounds globe fertilizer.
The show was under the super
vision of County School Supt. M.
J. Goodwin who deserves a great
deal of credit for the interest
aroused.
The judges in the corn show
were: Messrs. Howard Howell,
M. F. O'Rear and Maj. D. J. Bur
chett. The judges in the girls'
fancy work wore: Mrs. M. F.
O'Rear and Mrs. Jennie McAlister.
The exercises wore opened by Itew
H. D. Clark. A splendid address
was delivered by Rev. B. H. Hor
ton on the subject: "Whatsoever
Ye Sow, That Shall Ye Also Reap."
Mrs. J. W. Prewitt and Miss
Mary Welsch pronounced the
words in the spelling match.
The following boys are entitled
(o and will receive State diplomas
signed by the Governor, Commis
sioaer of Agriculture, Superinten
dent of Public Instruction and the
County Superintendent for raising
over GO bushels of corn to the acre:
Everett McClain, L. D. Lockridge,
Burrcll T, Bourne, Cecil Clay
Wills, Roger E. Wills and Chal
mer E. Motley.
The winners of prizes here will
compete for prizes offered at Lex
ington at the State Corn Show in
January and havo an excellent
chance to win some of the premi
ums. Tho prizes to bo given at
Lexington aro very attractive and
will be announced in this paper at
a later date.
Cranberries, celery, plum pud
dings, oysters, in fact everything
tho market affords can bo found
for your Thanksgiving dinner at
Vanarsdell's.
LONG
ILLNESS
Proves Fatal to Promi
nent Montgomery
County Man.
Mr. J. Roger Gatewood Passes
Away at His Home.
Mr. J. Roger Gatewood, for
years one of the most prominent
young society men in Central Ken
tucky, who has been in poor
health for the past few years,
died at his home on the. Winches
ter pike Monday morning at four
o'clock.
Mr. Gatewood numbered his
friends by his acquaintances and
his jolly good humor and ready
wit made him always tho center
of an admiring crowd. Ho was
always interested in athletics and
was manager of the Mt. Sterling
base ball team for two years, giv
ing much of his time and money
to the sport. He was liberal to it
fault, and "Chappie," as he was
affectionately called by his host of
friends, was always ready and
willing to contribute to any public
enterprise. Ho was a member of
tho firm of Punch & Gatewood for
a number of years, but for some!
tine past has devoted his time to
farming.
Ho is survived by his wife, who
was Miss Kate Hood, of Louis
ville, and one little daughter, his
mother, Mrs. T. J. Thomas, two
brothers, Messrs. L. D. and J. M.
Gatewood, besides numerous other
relatives.
The funeral services were held
at tho Episcopal Church Tuesday
afternoon at 2 o'clock, Rev. J.
Harris, of Paris, conducting the
services. Burial in Machpolah
Cemetery.
Tho Advocate extends deepest
sympathy to the boreuved family.
Best $15.00'suits and overcoats.
Punch, Graves & Co.
House Moved.
Mr. M. S. Brown, who purchas
ed tho house belonging to tho Mt.
Sterling Public Graded School, has
torn same down and moved it to
his lot on High street. The re
moval of this building and tho
grading of tho lot will add greatly
to' tho appearanco of tho now
building recently erected by tho
School Board.
Mt. Sterling now has a school
second to none in tho State con
sidering tho size of our city.
Wanted Quick.
Two gas heating stoves, one
large- sod one small one, must bo
in good repair.
Advocate Publishing Co.
Thanksgiving Dinner will be
given away at the Tabb Opera
House to-night.
HI I II I It
JILLED
Deputy Sheriff of Clark
County Killed Last
Sunday.
County Offers Reward of $500
and Sheriff Brock $100.
Four negro desperadoes on Sun
day night assassinated Deputy
Sheriff George M. Hart, of Clark
county, on one of the public thor
oughfares of tho city of Winches
ter and all made their escape. It
seems that tho negroes were want
ed for robbing a railroad commis
sary and shooting two men, and
when tho officer approached the
men they opened Gro on him, kill
ing him instantly. Capt. Mulli
kan, of Lexington, with his
bloodhounds, was called, but so
many people had been over the
ground that the dogs could do no
good. Large posses were formed
and the whole country aroused.
Two of the negroes were seen and
fired upon and one of them wound
ed, but both managed to escape.
It is thought the negroes will be
lynched if caught. Various ru
mors havo it that the negroes havo
been captured and aro in jail at
Richmond, Lexington and Paris,
but none of them could be con
firmed. The description of the men who
are, believed to have murdered the
Sheriff, follow:
Joe Shepherd, a big black ne
gro known as "Big Boy." He is
believed to have gone with Emory
toward MicJdlesboro, the latter's
home.
Jim Brown, known as ."Shine"
Five feet, 10 inches tall, heavy
set, and wears a light colored hat.
L. L. Leek Six feet tall, yel
low skin, wearing blue pants,
overall jacket, and a black Stetson
hat.
Ben Emory "Gingerbread"
color, has upper gold front tooth,
wearing gray cap, giay shirt.
Mr. Hart was one of the most
papular men in Clark county, a
prominent member of tho Knights
of Pythias, Woodmen of tho
World and Ancient Order of Uni
ted Workmen. He is survived by
his wife, a daughter. Miss Mary
Elkin Hart, and a son, Mr. Lewis
Hart, who is now located in Nash
ville, Tenn. Ho is also survived I
by several sisters. I
Mr. Hart was about 5G years of
age. He was formerly jailer of
ZB-ZmsTIE!;
THANKSGIVING SPECIALS
Atmore and Heintz Plum Pudding and Mince Meat
Black Cake Material all kinds new goods
Dressed Turkeys, Ducks, Geese and Chickens
Oysters, Celery, Cranberries, Lettuce, Radishes and
Cucumbers
Grape Fruit, Oranges and Malaga Grapes
New York Cream, Edam, Pineapple and Roquefort
$pCheese
Price's Fresh Pork Sausage
New Crop New Orleans and Mountain Sorghum
Premier and Nabob Canned Goods new pack
Just received a fresh shipment Whitman's and Low-
ney's Candies in fancy boxes
Fleischman's Yeast received daily
T. K. BRRNES & SONS
Clark county, but declined to be a
candidate for re-election. Ho
was, provious to that time, a dep
uty sheriff, and had served under
Sheriff W. O. Brock in that ca
pacity for about two years. He
was known as one of tho most
fearless and yet one of tho kindest
men among tho officials of tho
county.
It is sincerely hoped that his
murderers are captured and that
they aro punished to the full ex
tent of the law.
Box Supper.
There will be a Box Supper at
the Upper Spencer school house
Nov. 30th, Everyone cordially
invited to attend.
Death of Mrs. Margaret Jameson.
Mrs. Margaret Jameson, aged
88 years, one of tho oldest women
in this city, died at her liome on
Harrison avenue last Wednesday,
Nov. 20th. She was the widow of
the late B. F. Jameson, and was a
splendid woman, much loved by a
host of friends. Mrs. Jameson is
survived by three children, Mrs.
J. M. Hall, Miss Eliza Jameson
and J. B. Jameson and many other
relatives in this and adjoining
counties.
The funeral was held at the resi
dence Friday afternoon with bur
ial at Camargo.
Going to make a black cake for
Thanksgiving? If you are you
will make no mistake by buying
the accessories at Vanarsdell's.
Buys Nice Property.
Mrs. Scottie Welsch has bought
the Bassett property on East Main
street and will take possession
January 1st. Mr. and Mrs. Bas
sett have rented a flat in tho new
Chenault & Orear building over
the oflice of the Advocate Publish
ing Co.
Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wed
nesday, Thursday, Friday, Satur
day the Florshchn shoe "for the
man who cares."
18-tf W. II. Berry & Co.
Prominent Stoops Couple Wed.
Mr. Allie Saunders and Miss
Ollie Ilendrix, both of the Stoops
neighborhood, this county, were
married Sunday at the bride's
home. The groom is a successful
and prominent young farmer and
his bride is a very attractive and
popular young woman.
Harvard Overwhelms Yale.
In their annual foot ball game,
Harvard defeated Yale Saturday
by the overwhelming score of 20
to 0. This is tho worst defeat in
Yale's history.
Corduroy pauts.
Punch, Graves & Co.
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