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MT. STERLING! ADVOCATE.
ITEMS, NEW AND TRUE; THOUGHTS, GENEROUS AND GENTLEMANLY
MT. STERLING, KENTUCKY, WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 11, 1912.
Dies at Her Home in the
County After a Long
Kentucky Utilities Co.,
Buy Mt. Sterling Wa
ter, Light & Ice Co.
Great Improvements To Be Inaug
urated By New Concern.
Tho Kentucky Utilities; Co.,
have just closed tho deal for tho
Mt. Sterling Water, Light & Ico
Co., and several other lighting
companies in Central Kentucky.
Tho Kentucky Utilities Co., is a
corporation composed of Northern
The new company has asked the
Fiscal Court of Montgomery coun
ty to offer for sale a franchise per
mitting tho erection of poles and
the stringing of wires etc., so the
farmers of our county can, should
they desire, have tho use of electric
currentrfor lighting purposes or
for the running of machinery etc.
A copy of the franchise that is to
be offered may bo seen on another
page of this paper.
Just what the plans of the now
concern aro in regard to electric
roads cannot be ascertained but
the corporation is a very wealthy
one and will doubtless give this
phase of the business their careful
consideration, and it is probable
that electric lines will be run to
Qwpgsville, Sharpsburgand other
This is one of tho largest trans
actions' ever made in Kentucky
and has possibilities of untold
value to Mt. Sterling and Mont
Here It Isl
What? Large selection of fine
cigars, merchaum and briar pipes.
Just the ideal Christinas present
Rents Nice farm.
Mr. W. Caldwell Clay has rent
ed the D. P. Walker farm on the
Owingsville pike from tho Walker
heirs and will get possession March
1st. This is one of tho best farms
in the country. ,
Courteous treatment, prompt
delivery and your trade appreci
ted. S. E. Kelly & Co. 12tf
The present with a .future, and
many futures can be found at
Jones' Jewelry Store.
Get your Xmas candies at Van
5000 pounds Fresh, Pure Candies, 7, 10, 15 and 25c pound
2500 pounds New Nuts, all kinds, shelled or whole
Fancy Bunch Raisins, Figs, Dates and Crystalized Fruits
Seeded Risins and Washed Currants, 10 and iac a box
100 boxes Sweet Florida Oranges, 15, 25, 30 and 40c dozen
Get our box price on Grape Fruit and Oranges
Atmoore's and Helm's Plum Pudding and Mince Meat
Sole Agents for Trow's Perfection Flour, best by test
Whitman's and Lowney's Fine Candies in Xmas Boxes
Largest display of Imported Fireworks in the City
T. K. Barnes & Sons
first Sales to Start in
This City Wednesday
Morning, Dec. 11.
Both Warehouses Have a Large
Amount of the Weed on Floor.
The first tobacco sale of the
season will be held in this city this
morning when tho new Farmers'
Tobacco Warehouse will bo open
ed. We are informed that the
sale will be conducted at the Far
mers' Warehouse in the morning
and at tho Burley Loose Leaf
Warehouse in the afternoon.
Quite a large amount pf tobacco
has been received by both houses
and a largo crowd will bo present
to witness the first sale. Arrange
ments have been made with the
large factories and they will all be
Sales will be held at both houses
on M6ndays, Wednesdays and
Fridays, and this market is sure
to command the highest prices.
'Who? What? Why?
Who? J. W. Jones, 40 years
of fair dealing.
What? Tho largest stock of
diamonds and jewelry in Central
Why? Something everybody
wants, can be found in tho varied
line at Jones' Jewelry Store.
Mr. Orvllle Cecil and Miss ,
Sudie Dunn-United in Marriage.
Last Wednesday evening at the
home of Mr. Bruce Willoughby
on Locust street, in this city, Mr.
Orville Cecil and Miss Sudie Lee
Dunn were united in marriage,
Rev. H. D. Clark performing the
ceremony. Mr. Cecil is a son of
Mr. J. B. Cecil and is a promising
young farmer. Miss Dunn is a
daughter of Mr. Rufus Dunn and
is a prominent young lady of the
Sideviow neighborhood. She was
formerly a correspondent of this
paper and has a host of friends.
Both of the contracting parties are
well known and have tho best
wishes of many friends.
Cut class makes a present al
ways annreciated. We have tho
foods and tho prices lower than
we ever had.
John Robinson & Co.
We servo only Huyler's Choco
late at our fountain.
' Geiger's Pharmacy.
IS NEARLY HERE AND THIS IS THE
Hi -Au S T T7v7" :e IE ZEC ,
FOR XMAS-MADE FROM SPECIAL DIES
See T77"i:n.d.OTxr XDIsplsu'sr
AND ORDER TODAY
Our lino of Engravod Cards cannot bo equaled. REMER1DER,
anico box of Monogram Stationery or Engraved Cards
mako tho IDEAL XMAS PRESENT
AJDT7"Oa.AJI?E PUB. CO.
Excellent Christian Woman Dead.
Mrs. Malinda Ann Mitchell,
aged 88 years, died at the homo
of her daughter, Mrs. R. Bruce
Young, in the county, Sunday,
from tho effects of a fall sho re
ceived several weeks ago.
Mrs. Mitchell was formerly
Miss Malinda A. Embry and was
a daughter of Mr. Jacob Embry,
who died during the Civil War.
She was the widow of Mr. William
Mitchell, who was President of
the Farmers' National Bank, of
this city. Mrs. Mitchell is sur
vived by one daughter, Mrs. R.
Bruce Young, one sister. Mrs.
Eliza Allen, of Lexington, and
many other relatives in Mont
gomery and surrounding counties.
Mrs. Mitchell was a most excel
lent Christian woman and the
news of her death will cause sad
ness to many friends.
The body was shipped to Lex
ington Monday afternoon where
funeral services were conducted.
Interment in tho family lot in the
Standard Foot Warmers, asbes
tos covering, $1.75 at Conroy's.
Ducks, geese, chickens and tur
keys for your Christmas dinner at
To the Voters of
At tho proper time I will an
nounce my candidacy for tho nom
ination for Jailer of Montgomery
County, subject to tho action of
tho Democratic primary, August
2, 1913, and would ask ray friends
not to commit themselves to some
one else. Respectfully,
John F. Richardson.
A nice Xmas gift is a box of
cigars from $1 to $4.
Fred G. Morris.
Wo aro laying aside goods now
for Xmas delivery.
Jones' Jewelry Store.
Can You Beat It.
Mr. W. P. Oldham, Manager
of tho Indian Creek Coal & Feed
Co., on Monday brought us a
stalk of corn raised on tho Hurt
farm by a man named Craycraft
that measured 10 feet from tho
roots to the lirst ear of corn. The
corn must have been 16 or 17 feet
high from tlo roots to tho top of
Our lino of holiday goods is
Tho Novelty Store.
In order to make this tho banner
year of our business, I am offer
ing special inducements.
' J. W. JONES, Jeweler.
Opp. Govornmont Bld'g
Bright's Disease fatal
To Prominent Woman.
Mrs. Emily F. Wilkerson died
at her homo on East Main street
Monday morning of acute Bright's
disease. Mrs. Wilkerson had been
a sufferer for the past year but
had only been confined to her bed
for the past week. She was born
February 3, 1842 in Clark county
and was a daughter of James Leo
and Elizabeth Berkley Keas. She
was married to Mr. W H. Wilk
erson on October 19, 18G5 at Emi
nence Ky. Mr. Wilkerson pre
ceeded her to the grave only a few
Deceased had been a consistent
member of the Methodist church
for lifty-uve years and was a love
ly Christian woman who, during
all the trials of life, always put
her dependance in the Lord and
Master sho had served so long,
and when the ravages of disease
mado her suffering almost unbear
able she stood same with patience
Sho is survived by four daugh
ters, Mrs. D. M. Reed, Misses
Elizabeth Berkey, Emily Francis
and Ray Keas Wilkerson and three
sons, J. Will, J. Wells and N. A.
Wilkerson and two brothers, one
of Texas and one of Kentucky,
and eleven grandchildren besides
many other relatives in Montgom
ery, Clark and Fayette counties.
To tho bereaved family we ex
tend our sympathy.
The following tobacco sales have
Harry Howell to Peed & Co.,
8,000 pounds at 12c and 12,000
pounds at 13ic
Henry Gaitskill, 12,000 pounds
Dunlap Gay, 12,000 pounds at
Bright Cockrell, 8,000 pounds
All'of tho abovo crops will bo
sent to Lexington.
Wm. Dunaway, 3,000 pounds
Sam Tread wav, 3,000 pounds at
Will Howell, 8,000 pounds at
Mr. A. R. Robertson and Kirk
patrick & Clay have bought a
large amount of tho weed at pre
On and after December 20, 1912,
I will proceed to levy on the prop
erty of all persons owing taxes
duo the City of Mt. Sterling, Ky.
b. j. Mcdonald,
23-3t. City Tax Collector.
Dressed chickens at Vunarsdoll's
Was One of the Best Beloved
Women in this Section.
Mrs. Jack Owings died at her
home in the county last Wednes
day night after a long spell of
sickness. During her long days
of suffering she bore up bravely
and was ever ready to heed her
Master's wishes and when the final
summons came sho was ready to
bid earthly friends good-bye and
enter that beautiful land beyond
tho stars where suffering and sor
row are unknown.
Before her marriage she was
Miss Nora Peters, of Owingsville,
and was one of the most popular
and talented young society women
in the State and made countless
friends throughout Central Ken
tucky who mourn with the grieved
husband in his boreavement.
Besides her husband, Mrs. Ow
ings is survived by her parents,
Mr. and Mrs. Thomas J. Peters,
of Owingsville; one sister, Miss
Louise, of Owingsville, and two
brothers, John Peters, of Owings
ville, and Emil Peters, of George
town. The funeral, with services con
ducted by Rev. G.'W. Mills, of
Owingsville, was held at her late
residence Friday morning at 10
o'clock with burial in the Owings
A nice quadruple plate drinking
cup, value $1, given away with
every $5 purchase.
John Robinson & Co.
Telephone Plant Sold.
The Old Kentucky Telephone
and Telegraph Co., who own and
operate the exchanges in this city
and Winchester have sold their
holdings to the Bell Telephone Co.,
one of tho largest telephone com
panies in tho world, according to
a report published in tho Louis
ville Times. Wo do not know
what effect this will have on tho
management of tho company here
but hope Mr. B. F. Buckner who
has been the efficient Manager
hero for several years past will be
retained bv the new concern.
Mrs. Oldham Greene's fine
home-made candies on sale at W.
S. Lloyd's drug store.
Mr.. J. W. Boardman has rented
tho old Harper stable on Mays
villo street recently occupied by
Wick Bush and will conduct a first
class feed and sale stable. Mr.
Boardman is a man of wide ac
quaintance and a courteous gentle
man and is sure to succeed in his
Got fruit for your black cake at
ffiryan dc 9Jhitehead '$
NEW JEWELRY STORE
Reception and Dedica
tion Exercises to be
Should Be Attended by Parents
and Everyone Interested.
On Tuesday, December 17, a re
ception will be held in the new
High School building, on North
Maysville street, from 2 until 4
o'clock in tho afternoon, to which
all patrons and friends of the in
stitution are invited. It is the de
sire of the Board of Education that
the citizens of the community in
spect the buildings and equipment
and familiarize themselves with
the facilities which have been pro
vided for the education of the
children of the city. Refresh
ments will be served by the girls
of the Senior and Junior classes.
In tho evening at 7:30 dedica
tory exercises will be held in the
new auditorium, and at this time
the following program will be
Invocation Rev. H. D. CJarlt
Song "America" High School Students
Address "Progress of Our School During the
Last Twenty Years"
L. T. Chiles, member Uoard of Education
Song "Battle Hymn of Kentucky"
High School Students
Address "Progress of Our City During the
Last Tnenty Years"
W.B. Thompson. Pres, Business Men's Club
Song "Old Kentucky Home
High School Students
Address "Progress of Education During the
Last Twenty Years".
Hon. Jno. G. Winn
Song "Goodnight. Ladles
.High School Hojs
It is hoped that many will avail
themselves of this oportunity to
be shown through the school
buildings and become acquainted
with educational conditions in our
Rooms for rent; furnished, in
Baumont Hotel, with or without
meals. Apply to A. L. Laughlin
More Trouble in Bath.
The Rose Run Mine strike trou
bles have broken out again and a
trestle and two tenant houses be
longing to tho company were de
stroyed by fire Saturday night.
Capt. Mullikin, of Lexington, was
summoned and his bloodhounds
put on tho trail and ran to tho
house of one of the labor leaders
in that section, however no ar
rests have been mado. Quite a
number of indictments were re
turned at the last meeting of the
Grand Jury in Bath county and
this trouble coming so soon after
the rendering of these indictments
makes tho trouble take a very ser
Fresh bulk candies the very
best 40c tho pound, any quantity.
Fred G. Morris.
You can get homo-made candies,
made every other day by Mrs.
Oldham Greene, at W. S. Lloya's
Chains Match Boxes
Pendants Cigarette Cases
Watches Cigar Cutters
Umbrellas Pocket Knives
Toilet Sets Candle Sticks
Manicure Sets Vases
Traveling Sets Clocks
Military Sets Electroliers
Mesh Bags Key Rings
Vanities Baking Dishes
Card Cases Carving Sets, Bag Tags.
Sterling Silver, Cut Glass, Sheffield and Rookwood