MT. STERLING ADVOCATE.
ITEMS, NEW AND TRUE; THOUGHTS, GENEROUS AND GENTLEMANLY
MT. STERLING, KENTUCKY, WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 5, 1913.
To Beautiful New Build
ing On West Main
Considerable Work Yet to Be Dane
Although there is yet considcra
ble work to be done on the beauti
ful new Government Building, the
authorities ordered Postmaster H.
"VV. Lockridge to move, und obey
ing these instructions, on Inst Fri
day night he proceeded to carry
out the orders.
l Every convenience for the public
una me employees iias ueen iur
nished and Mt. Sterling should be
more than proud of this handsome
structure. The main lobby of the
building is open ntall hours so that
the people who have lock boxes
can get their mail any time, which
, is a great convenience to the busi
ness man. The General Delivery
window is open from 7 a. m. to 6
p. m.; Money Order and Register
from o a. m. to 5 p. m
Butler Gets One to Six Years.
Thomas F. Butler, 28 years of
age, a former engineering student
of State University, matriculated
from Hinton, Harrison county,
Ky., was sentenced to confinement
in the penitentiary for a period of
from one to six years for burning
the oilice of Prof. h Paul Ander
son dean of the School of Mechan
ical and Electrical Engineering,
Sentence was pronounced against
vButler by Judge Charles Kerr in
& the Fayette Circuit Court Friday
' afternoon shortly after 2 o'clock.
and followed a plea of guilty made
for the defendant by his attorney,
E. R. Sweetland. Butler had not
formally been arraigned on the
charge. He was accompanied
from the county jail by Deputy
Jailer John Randolph and his at
. Stray Cow.
There has been a stray cow at
my place for the past two weeks.
Weight about 800 pounds, red in
color, with some white on her,
Owner can havo property bv prov-
inir same and paying all charges,
31-tf. W. P. Apperson.
To close out the nartnershiD business of Turlev &
Scobee, we will offer for sale at the farm of the late J. C.
Turley, known as the Montioy place, 6 miles east of Mt.
Sterling on the Howard's Mill pike, on
Thursday, February 13, 1913,
the following property :
I Eight-year-old Bay Combined Horse
I Nine-year-old Grey Mare
I Brood Mare in Foal to Jack
i Four-year-old Mare Mule
i Yearling Mare Mule
I Two-year-old Mare I'ony
I Two-year-old Horse Pony
I Pair of Horse Mules, 5 and 6 years old
1 Brood Mare in Foal to Jack
1 Sorrel Mare in Foal to Jack
1 Driving Mare, 7-year-old, safe for lady
I Three-year-old Bay Mare
1 Jennet Colt, 18 months old
2 Milch Cows, fresh iu spring
Household and Kitchen Furniture and many other ar
ticles too numerous to mention.
t TERMS-$10 and under, cash; all sums over $10, a
credit of three months without interest.
Sale begins at 10 o'clock a. m.
A. R. TURLEY and J. A. SCOBEE
kg. ,F. D. No. 4 "' .- -
Mrs, Richardson's Body
Brought Here from Lexington.
The renmitis of Mrs. Nancy Ann
Richardson, who died nt her home
one mile from Lexington on the
Frankfort pike, were brought to
this city Saturday at noon for in
terment in Machpelah cemetery.
The body was accompanied by a
number of relatives and friends
from Fayette county. Mrs. Rich
ardson is survived by two child
ren, a daughter living in Fayette
county and a son living in Lee
county, besides many other rela
tives in this county. She was a
good, Christian woman and her
loss will be felt by the community
in which she resided.
Six Year Term Passes Senate.
A constitutional amendment,
which would restrict the President
of the United States to a single
term of six years and would bar
Woodrow Wilson, Theodore
Roosevelt and William H. Taft
from again seeking election, was
approved by the Senate Saturday
by one over the two-thirds ma
jority. After a three-days light,
in which the Progressives joined
with many Republicans in oppos
ing the restricted presidential
term, the Senate adopted the orig
inal Works resolution by a vote
of 47 to 23.
Mrs. Julia Ross
Opens Boarding House.
Mrs. Julia Ross, formerly of
Owingsville, has rented the Games
property formerly occupied by
Mrs. 'John W, White and will
open a boaring house at once.
Mrs. White, who was forced to
close her house owing to the ill
ness of her husband wlio will be
taken to Texas for treatment at
once and will return about June
the 1st at which time she expects
to again open a boarding house.
December Wedding Announced.
Mr. and Mrs. H. M. Mallory,
of 5456 Greenwood avenue, Chi
cago, III., have recently announced
the marriage of their daughter,
Miss Mae, to Mr. Ellis Howard
Salyer, formerly of this city. The
wedding occurred December 21st
The fire department was called
Sunday to extinguish a small blaze
at the cleaning establishment of
Albert Bondurant located on Wil
low street. The run was made
quickly and after a few minutes
work the blaze was extinguished
with only slight damages.
1 Bull Calf, 1 Heifer Calf
1 Wagon Frame
l Two-horse Walking Cultivator,
1 Sixty-tooth Harrow, 1 Corn Planter
1 Rockaway, 2 two-horse Wagons
4 Turning Plows, 5 Double Shovel Plows
1 Spring Wagon, 1 one-horse Sled
1 McConnick Binder, 2 Sets Wagon Gear
1 Five-tooth Cultivator
1 Two-horse Riding Cultivator
1 Mowing Machine
About 25 Tons Baled Timothy Hay
About 18 Tons Mixed Baled Hay
MT. STERLING, KY.
OUR SPECIAL EDITION
MAKING GOOD PROGRESS
Read the List of Progressive and Up-to-Date
Merchants and Business Men Interested.
Get on the Booster Irain and Help Mt. Sterling.
With our issue of Feb. 19th,
this paper will issue a Special
Booster Edition Supplement in
booklet form. The booklet will
have an attractive front page with
the names of the business men who
havo subscribed for copies of same
and will be illustrated throughout
with cuts of the government build
ing, court house, depot schools,
several street scenes, business
houses etc. Every house in Mont
gomery county will receive a copy
of this booklet as well as a large
number will be mailed to Menifee,
Bath, Powell, Bourbon, Nicholas
and Clark counties. Below will
be found the list of those interest
ed in the edition, and whose busi
nesses will receive special mention
in the magazine. Read this list
over and if you are not on it 'phono
74 and GET ON:
Mt. Sterling National Bank
Exchange Bank of Kentucky
Montgomdry National Bank
Traders' National Bank
Kentucky Utilities Company
G. H. Strother, Contractor
Paul Strother, Automobiles
Schaffer & huamb
Mt. Sterling Boy Makes Good.
Mr. F. V. Thomas, formerly of
this city, but who has been located
in the West until recently when
he moved to Lexington and who
has been associated with E. Stum
ler, Architect, has in connection
with Mr. Stamler been awarded
the contract for the construction
of the Nicholasville Public School.
This building will contain 17 class
room s, superintendent's oilice,
library, boys' play room and 2
girls' play rooms, teachers' rest
looms-etc., and will be one of the
most modern school buildings in
the State. Mr. Thomas drew the
plans which wire accepted in com
petition with architects from
Louisville, Cincinnati and Evans
ville. We are glad to see our old
playmate making good. ,
Mrs. frank Boyd Wins Ring?
Mrs. Frank Boyd held the lucky
number, 7804, which ono-me $150
diamond ring given avYtty by John
W. Jones' Jewelry Store Saturday.
1C32 is the nunuVer that wins the
hall clock but it has not been
claimed. The contest which Mr.
Jones had on created a great deal
of interest and there was a large
crowd in front of the store at the
first Class Show
Was "Baby Mine"
The performance of "Baby
Mine" at the Tabb Opera House
Friday night was attonded by a
largo crowd. The performance was
lirst class in every particlar.
Walter Jones as 'Jimmy" certain
ly is the star but Miss Courtland as
Zoio, runs him a close second for
the stellar honors.
Mrs. Nancy Curtis
Dies In Clark County.
Mrs. Nancy Curt's, one of
Clark county's best beloved women
died at her homo in Winchester
Monday morning. She had many
relatives and friends in this coun
ty. She is a sister of Mr. Robert
What you want and wlien you
want it is our motto.
S. P. Greenwado,
H. Clay RIcKeo & Sons Co.
Chilos-Thompson Grocery Co.
Trimble Grocery Co.
The Rogers Company
Farmers' Tob. Warohouso Co. .
Burley Tobacco Warehouse Co.
Mt. Sterling Laundry Co.
Star Planing MM! Co.
Prowitt & Howell, Hardware
M. J. Goodwin, Insurance
Sutton & Son
Hoffman's Insurance Agency
H. G. Hoffman, General Agent
W. H. Berry & Company
Bryan & Whitehead
John Robinson &. Co.
Thomas Kennedy, Druggist
Mt. Sterling Drug Co.
J. H. Brunner, The Shoe Man
J. D. Hazolrigg & Son
Dr. F. A. Millard
Mt. Sterling Public School
The Louisville Store
T. G. Coyle &. Co.
Stockton, Electric Dry Cleaner
Pantorium, Dry Cleaners
J. W. Stephens, Repair Shop 1
Kirkpatrick-Coleman Ins. Agcy?
C. W. Harris, Furniture ,-
nrlSon RnAolf Pnnl At Faatt tin?
Lee Fisher, Barber
Buy Autos. J
Drs. W. It. Thorn psonjfj. F.
Iteyndlds, O. B. Demaifee and
Capt. C. II. Petry have -jdfst pur
chased cars for spring delivery
from Mr. Paul Strofher, local
agent for the Ford Automobile.
Mr. Strother has sold quite a num
ber of cars in this taction in the
past few years andis making ex
tensive improvements on his ga
rage and will befnble to store quite
a number of cars. Mr. Will Day,
who has bceijHionnected with the
garage for(scveral months, will go
to Louisville this week where he
will receive special instructions in
assembling Ford cars which are
shipped "knocked down.' Mr.
Day will be gone about thirty
We will place in our windows
each Saturday some special bar
gains. It will be a money-saver
for you to watch for them. Please
don't ask for credit as our terms
are strictly cash to all. Wo do
not deliver goods, but you can
save money by calling for them.
THE VAK1ETV STOKE,
MtCormick & Wright, Props.
My farm of 210 acres 2$ miles
from Mt. Sterling on Winchester
pike. About 65 acres for corn,
8 acres for tobacco, 10 acres for
oats, balance in grass and meadow
lands. Good tobacco barn, cottage
and all necessary outbuildings.
Address me at Winchester, Ky.
3l-2t. II. P. Iteid.
Card Of Thanks.
Wo desire to express our sin
cero thanks to our friends and rela
tives for the kindness and sympa
thy shown us in the loss of our
beloved little son, Paul.
Bud McCracken and wife.
Miss Petltt's Lecture.
Miss Katherine Petitt, of
W. T. C. U. Settlement School at
Hindman, Knott county, made a
very interesting talk at the Meth
odist church yesterday afternoon.
R. R. Bonds Burned
By fiscal Court.
At the regular meeting of the
Montgomery Fiscal Court y ester;!
t- I I ''a
uuy, very nuie ousincss or import
ance was transacted, except Comi
ty Attorney E. W. Scnff, in open
court, burned live more ofjgthe
old R. K. bonds of $1,000. OOeach,
with interest coupe ns attached.
The present administration has
been making a strcnuouslcfFort to
materially reduce theififcounty's
bonded and other interest-bearing
indebtedness and besides paying a
large sum on the bond's and vouch
ers issued some yearsPago to buy
turnpikes, has reduced the It. It.
bonded indebtedness from $55,
000.0U to S4O,O00iW and an elt'ort
will be made to take up several
more bonds thisjfall
Mrs. A. S. Ufckcy
Dies i;Icington Hospital.
Mrs. AjflS. Dickey, aged 73
years, diedMt a
hospital in Lex
nfternoon of a
formerly lived here but recently
had iriade her home in Fleming
county. Mrs. Dickey was a grand
mother of Mrs. Wood Owens,
(neJjMiss Gladys Wilson) and had
mafoy friends here who will learn
ofjher death with regret.
PThfl rpiimins nrrivnrl lioro AInn.
Ufay night and the funeral services
will be held at the Methodist
church this afternoon with burial
in Machpelah cemetery.
Ground Hog Sees Shadow.
If Ground Hog Day has any
thing to do with it we are doomed
to have six weeks more of winter.
Sunday, the 2nd, was a beautiful
sunshiny day and if the ground
hog didn't see his shadow it was
his own fault. January was al
most like a spring month, but
from the way February has started'
in, it looks as though we will get
our share of winter yet.
Dies at Asheville, N. C.
Mrs. Nat Downing (nee Miss
Nan Finley, of Georgetown, Ky.,)
died at Asheville, N. C, Saturday
where she had just gone for the
benelitof her health. Mrs. Down
ing was well known in this city
having ofcen visited here and the
news of her sad death will be re
ceived with regret by many friends.
Dies Suddenly at Paris
Mr. It. M. Itice, only surviving
brother of Mr. Charles Itice, of
this city, died suddenly Monday
morning at his homo in Paris, Ivy,,
of heart trouble. Mr. Itice was
notified and left at once for Paris,
lie was a most excellent man and
was known to many of our citizens.
f A Word to the Wise 1
We have just closed out our entire stock of
old silk patterns and placed instead our
Spring I9J3 Stock
Come in and let us show you the cleanest, new
est and most stylish silk stock ever shown in
this city. Do not wait until the prettiest pat
terns are gone, but make your selections early
We Have Received
our stock of Spring Ginghams, and you will find
them now on display
J. D. HAZELRIGG & SON
Garnets Lace Curtains Linoleums
Mr. n. Clay Turner Died
In Lexington Last
formerly Lived Here Where He
Had Many Relatives.
Mr. H. Clay Turner, formerly
of this city, died in Lexington last
Wednesday night at 10:15 o'clock.
Mr. Turner was stricken with
paralysis while- standing in the
lobby of the Leland Hotel Mon
day. He was removed to his home
but all efforts to save his life were
of no avail.
Mr. Turner was born in West
Liberty, Morgan county, where
ho engaged in the mercantile busi
ness for a number of years. Later
he moved to this city where he
conducted the National Hotel and
afterwards retired to the farm
where he was very successful.
About six years ago he removed
to Lexineton where he bought out
Mr. C. K. Oldham's Real Estate
Agency and later formed a part
nership with Mr. Warren Frazer.
The lirm of Turner & Frazer pros
pered in the Blue Grass city and
was soon recognized as one of the
leading real estate agencies in the
Mr. Turner was a very popular
man wherever he was known, be
ing a director in one of the leading
banks in Lexington and a devout
member of the Christian Church.
He was a big-hearted, whole-souled
gentleman and by his many
noble deeds had gained the confi
dence and esteem of countless
friends who mourn his loss.
Mr. Turner is survived by his
wife and four children, one son,
Henry Clay, Jr., and three daugh
ters, Misses Louise, Caroline and
Elizabeth. He was a brother
of Mrs John E Cooper and
the late P. B. Turner. The
following nephews and nieces also
survive: Mesdames C. B. Stephens,
C. II. Wilson, Gano Caywood;
Messrs. J. S., Henry C, George
B., Walter V., and Bruce T. Tur
ner and Mr. J. Clay Cooper and
Mrs. Stella Cooper Gay, all of
The funeral services were held
in Lexington Friday afternoon
with burial in Lexington cemetery.
The following from hero attended
the funeral: Mr. and Mrs. J. Clay
Cooper, Mrs. Stella Cooper Gay,
James S. and Walter Turner.
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