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RUST TO LArr-THr'TRUTHi lfWt-lDITOIIIAL-MDV,KTIEMIHT'
VOLUME XXIX. .,
Prrt LmI Mm -
rirf Tlwrkty tt a Pflr
few Ywk Latfy
Ob Thursday, November 20tk, at
Ac'Mttle ekuroh around the corner
rJde Clay .McKe wiU be arried
,1m. gasie W. Hwell, o New
tCKy. Judge KeKee is weS'aad
4v kHin brM aUtmrcity,
. ''.!. I.
fce -.has long jramded,' and
Me ifr e-st tkHugMy-ppfe
for kfe sterling qualities, nis
-ek xrid enterprise in business af
fairs in which ho has long been a
)4er. His friends jo5n with him .in
"lihppincss and joys. ,
His bride, a Viativo of. Northern
,Wow York, of Scotch 'descent, her
jmrpnts being pioneprs in that, state
-'sif wonders. Mrs. Howell has for
-"iinny years been a resident of New'
.York. City, where she moved to give
"her son, Kenneth, thw advantages
-of tho most thorough cducationftl
training. His attainmentparo such
Ui at he holds at this time tlio
position of engineer at Minii6
iln. Tlnnc Tslnnd. Mrs. Howell iB
gifted by nature with a strong mind,
5s highly cultured and her poetic
-fcrse, accepted by leading publica
tions of raerjt, have swayed and clec
irificd Ivy Ihoughts and -words the
love.rs of poetic verse. Her prose,
myth and rcaV is nlso accepted by
"jK standard publicaffions. Wo are happy
-with the judge in this selection of
nfind and heart and all of us will
ctend to him and his bride a most
hearty welcome to our city and to
our circles, religious and social.
' Judge MoKeo and wife will be Ut
liome after December 4st at the Sa
marium, 21 Liberty street.
FOOT BALL THURSDAY
The strorf: football team from
Cynthiann will ome to Mt. Sterling
Thursday afternoon to play the City
High School team.
The local players ''put it all over"
the Clark County High School team
last Friday and are making definite
plans for; a similar performance on
Thursduy. The game will bo placed
at tho Fair Grounds. Admission 25
Senator Thomas S. Martin, aged
72, for nearly 2tf years a leader in
ihe United States Senate, died at his
Thome in Charlottesville, Va., Thurs
day morning. "
Will Opert tdReceive Tobacco on
MONDAY, NOVEMBER 24TH
and the buyers will all be present.andevprythiag.in read-
iness ior its opening sales'
Sell Your Tobacco
J. WILL CLAY, Prideat
. Bring Your Tobacqo
. to The
A. R. ROBERTSON, Hifr ;
JUSTICE AINCK OLDHAM DIES
After a profracted ilfrwss extend
ing over a period of several months,
Justice Abner Oldham, 82 years old,
one of the beat known, men in Fay
ctto county, died at his home, 233
West High street, Friday at midnight.
Justice Oldham was a native of
Madison county, and a member of the
large and influential family of that
name Jh that county, and was a
Confederate veteran. After holding
the office sheriff f Madwwn
coHHly h0 .hwated ht Lexington about
forty -years Jj. freeing a member
of 'the jfOfrtt. Lat6r he was
elected JitcVf5?e-raee fi the
Fifth magisterial district, whidh he
held continuously for more than- 20
years. As a member of the fispal
court he was a. member of some of
he most important committees of
that body and took an active part
'in thcncgotiations for the erection
of the present handsome new court
house. Justice, Oldham was tho last
of -family of , fifteen children.
' Besides, his wifc Mrs. Josephine
Oldham, "ftho'.for yonrs assisted him
Wclcrk'iri tiio conduct of the Mag
istrate's office, ho is survived by
three daughters, Mrs. P. E. Finn
find Mrs. William Montague, both of
Lexington, and Mrs. Walter Fitzpat-j
jick, of Sap Francisc6; one sonC,
K. QJdbnm, of Lexington; three
eraaidsons, Hnmmond Oldham and
Ti.nn,nc n.,,1 Wi'llinm 'MontnOTie. nnd
jl nullum -..- ,-- 0 j --
i nn.i.inn,i.ia. TinrnHiv f11.
LUII HiaiiVIUUUMVVini rfMw. -v.
ham and Josephine Montague,
Vn-i oininm nor. ItM nt tliB
j. itpivn pl" "
fnmilv residence. 233 West Hiprh
street, Sunday afternoon at 2 o'clock,
Rev.. W. HoyiW pastor of the
First Baptist pmA, officiating. Tho
body was taken to Richmond, his old
home, for interment in the, family
lot. Tho pnHbcarers were Charles K.Tca, green, Gunpowder,
Oldham, P. P. Finn, W. R. Montague,
Hammond Oldham, Thomas Mont
ague and William Montague.
Mr. Oldham was an undo of Judgo
W. 0. Chonault, Mrs. Margaret Bogie,
Mrs. John T. Woodford, Mrs. Lizzie
Walson, A. B. nnd C. K. Oldham, and
by marriage was an uncle of Mrs. .L
W. Hedden, Sr., and Miss Frankie
Hnmpton, all of this city.
Gallant in war, a lover of country,
home and church. Verily a good mnn
CHANGE OF FIRM
A. Tripletthas purchased' tho
Auto Service Station of H. II. Cop
page oii'Locust street, ahd has taken
possession. MnCoppage will go to
tho country andengago in farming.
With Us, Where You
the High Dollar
A. J BRAY, Auctieer
MT STERLING, KfENTjJCKYTtJESDAY. NOVEMBER 18,
. . . .i .
t C. L KNOCKED
IN THE HEAI
Gevemment Goods tab W ait the
Mayor W. It. McKco has been ap
pointed local goi'crnmcnt represen
tative to dispose of sarplus good.
bought by ihe geweHBet daring
tho war and has appointed the JI. H.
Picpcr 'Company special selling
agent. The goods -wilt ba placcd on
sale atnhe'Picper store Moway
morning at 9 o'clook and govern
ment prices will prevail. As- willk
seen. from the following list the, goodg
are offered at 'much Jess than pre'
cnt retail prices ,nnd in many in
stances, at less. than half. This. is a
great opportunity for the peoples of
this section and. is ''in .keeping with
la recommendation m'adoby.tlio Ad-
p L . ...-
ivoeato, ovcrit wpckj-j)go. mo nst
of goods lhaf wilfbe on sajc, together.
with prices, follow : ' ,
Bacon in crates, per lb,
Bacon, 12 lb cans, enn
Beef, corned ,No. 1, can
Beef, corned No. 2, can ...
Beef, roast,2 lb can 63
Hush, corned beef, 1 lb can... .
Hash, corned beef, 2 lb can
Beans, bukoil No. 1 cair....
Beans, baked No. 3 can
Corn, sweet No. 2, can
Beuns, dry, lb
i'our, issue, in
Pepper, black, 1-4-lb can..
j Tomatoes, No. 2 can.
Tomatoes, No. 3 can ..
Ten, black, E p, Jb ,.
Tea, black, Oblong,-lb .
Arctieg, cloth top, only No. Gs ...$1.60
j Arctics, all rubber, only No. Gs .,2.25
Boots, rubber, hip, pr
Drawers, cotton, pr (
Drawers, wool, pr ..,. ...
Leggings, canvas, pr .. .
Overalls, combination, pr .
Sopk cotton, ,pr l. .
Shocks, light wool, pr ,.., .....
Socks, heavy wool, pr . ,.., ...
Towels, bnh, each , .
Towels, huck, each .
Utulershirts, cotton, edeh
Gloves, Jersey ITnit. pr .. ..'..,'
Brooms, stable, hniulleil, each
Brushes, scrubbinceach . .".
Candles, tallow, lb
Cans, ash, 18x25, oaeh.i.v .
Cans, a4i, 2Lt27 1-2,' eaoli
Ilnndles, hick, R Ji. 'daclLi. ,
llntcncts', cjivw, cacii '....;.!.
Kettles, onmp and covors,."each
Picks, railroad, oach?. ....... L
jPcncs, jijarpontci, doz. . u
Pritchclsj) 'blncksmith caeli.L...
Rivuh's, l handle, each., r:
Stocks ahd. pies, L'8 to 3.8-in...S58
Stocks (UcLDies, l-4 to 3-44n.:ll55
Stock oqd'Dies,'l4itol in.....v..23.5fl
Stock and Dies, tb 14-in......34.Q0
Stocks and Die, 3-8 to 2'in:.. .. '.M.OO
Thimbles, oaddlers, each 8
Shoes, marching, reclaimed 3.50
Shoes, russett, reclaimed ..2.50
Blankets, wool, reclnimed. ...,.,..,... 5.00
Tlio following articles will bo sold
Escort Wagons, F. O. B., Jof-
fersonville . . r $75.00
Wuter Carts, F. O. B., Chicago 50.00
Saddles, McClelland F. O. B.,
nearest retail store - 36.00
Saddles, full rigged, F. O. B.,
nearest rctuil store. . . 40.00
Harness, ginglo set wheel.. . ,. . 30.00
Harness, single set lend., 22.00
Harness, double set wheal 0.06
EEHF TOBHBCO WHKKHOUM:
MINSTREL SHOW IN CHARGE
OF WELFARE LEAGUE
Mt. Sterling people, and those from
nearby towns arc looking forward
with much pleasure, to tho home tal
ent miiristrcl show to be presented nt
the Tabb Theater Friday night. It is
to bo given under tho auspices of the
Health, and Welfare League and tho
ViaSt includes, about forty local peo
jile, who are being coached by Gov.
Sowen. Rehearsals are being held
itMy ,and,gruat interest is being
lAown in the performance, -which
promises to be a splendid one.
"1 II. IL Pamper will bc interlocutor,
and the comedians inking part nre:
Fred BasBCtt, Earl Deakins, G. B.
fcehff, Jpe 'Keller, Byron Wood, Joe
Bopic, Earl King Scnff and Dykp
Diity. Part-of th0 evening's enter
tainment will be a cabaret, scene, in
Lwhich tho following will take part:
Misses iima uox, namryn oux,
Martha Robinson, Mary V. Robert
son, Mattio Botts, Elizabeth High
land, Jonmol Gntewood, Laura Hart,
Margaret Hadden, Patty Thompson,
Emily Hazelrigg, Alta Evans, Edna
jBerkele, Mary Sandifcr, Mrs. Loring
Turley and Jlpssrs. John Frceland,
iV , -
T.l "... ..i:il T IV TiV,1tn. .Inn
Baber, Charles Jones, Leo Conyers,
Mallion Leach, John Samuels, Wil-
Thompson, Louis Utz, Tom
Walsh, Willard Mc-
Guiro and Clyde Norris.
Punch fc Co.
HIGH SCHOOL ENTERTAINMENT
On Wednesday, Not ember 2Gth, at
S;i5 P. M,. there will be an enter
tainment in the High School Audito-
riuiii, given by the Y. W. C. A. It;
j will; consist of three' partis The
ir.r . i. : i i.,i.
uacueior.s urcuqi, u suhcij ui mu-
lenuxt. a dramntio presentation of
I Stepheiiv Leacoek Caroline's Christ
mas and on exceedingly clever Eng
lish skit on the suffrage' question,
How the Vote Was Won. The entire
50 ( program is presented by girls, al
00 j though there arc a number of maje
75! nlmrnntnrs nortruved.
The prices nre: School childieir,
15c; adulU, 25c. The proceeds auII
- 25 , j,tt useM o carry on the work of the
- 55jY.,w."C.A An evening of high clasi
45 . flm is promised to all who attend.
.. 20 .''TT.
H. R. PREWITT NAMED COLONEL
20 H. R- Prewitt, of this city, was ap
7R pointed a Colonel on the staff of
5: Governor Black Friday. Others ap
James B, Brown, Louisillo', Bain
Moore, BoWrtmn S. Gaines and Dud
ley P. Richardson, Frankfort J John
T Murphy; Covington; "J. J. Tye,
Bnrbourville; James M, Gilbert, Pine
villc; Luther Black, Shelbyyiller
Rowan Sauflcy, Stanford Richard
Gentry, Danyille; E. H. Doak, Lex
ington; L. T. Lanier, Daurillo; Vir
gil Chapman, Irvine; W. A. Gray,
Corbin; J. Smith Hays, Winchester;
John L". Douglas, Owenton; Archi
bald IC W1kc.r, Lancaster; F. B.
Martin, Mayfield; H. B. Kinsolviug,
Shelby ville; J. L. McCoy, Owings
ville; Gcorgo Prowry and Frederick
Downing, Washington, D. C.
Roy Byrd has sold his individual
tobacco crop, a cut from 9 acres, to
Mr. Ledford, q Carlisle at 80c per
pound and tho balunco of tho crop on
tho farm, n cut from 11 aores, to tho
sumo party "for 70c.
Harness, double set load 44.00
Iutrt-uching axes by parcel
post, prepaid - . 75
Wagon jucks by parcel post,
prepaid v - 3.50
Large Crowd Was In Town and a
Splendid Run of Cattle at
After a, cold spell for a week yes
terday was as warm as summer. Men
stood on the streets without top coats
and were really too warm: Therc was
a very large run of cattle of excellent
quality. Great many Imyers on hand,
and several from other states, all
ready to buy. Some bought as many
as a hundred hcadi Prices on all
grades wprc about a- dollar per hun
dred pounds over last court, and
sales were made rrfpidly, without uni
The following list of sales will give
' our readers an idea of the range of
prices i , i
M. C. Furguson 4 700-lb steers at
Henry Lcmnstcr 5 heifers at 8c
and 3 qows at 7 1-2 cents.
Wm. Hoskins, 16 700-lb steers at
John Adams 9 40J)-Jb steers at
7 1-2 cents,
Henry Lemnster 10 COO-lb steers
at 8 cents,
M. C. Wilson 38 700-lb steers at
8 3-4 cents, 12 heifers at 8 cents and
3 cows nt 8 1-2 cents.
R. W." Garrett 14 500-lb steers nt
8 cents. - ,
Wm. Razor 14 850-lb steers at '10
II. C. Combs 11' 500-lb steer nt
Andy Webb 10 700-lb steers at 9
Bowen HMc 10 700-lb steers at 9
Wm.' Cecil 10 800-lb steers nt
cents, nnd 8 400-lb steers at G cents. J
Good quality firm, 800 to 900-lbs
ti i ia "i imi n'Muv has another business propQ.si
sold at 10 cents, lighter steers at 9 ' .' i '
cents, stock heifers, 8 cents, cannerj
cows nt 5 cents. Market is in very
healthy condition, about 5,000 head
on hand. Quite a number of mules on
the market nnd prices good, several
pair selling from $500 to $G00.
I'reckenridge Jeffries, infant son
of Mr. nnd Mrs. Wilmott Prewitt,
passed nwny at their home on tho
Paris pike Friday morning. Funeral
services were held from the residence
at one o'clock Saturday by the Rev.
Dr. A. W. Fortune, followed by in
terment in Machpelnh Cemetery
Pictorial Review Patterns
Coats and Suits
MISS MOBERLY MARRIES
Miss Mattie Winfrcd Mobcrly wa
married yesterday morning at 9
0'clock nt her home on the Parftf
pike, to Mr. Ellis Wade of Clark
county. The wedding was. ycrj quiet,
only thc immediate friends o'''tke
young couple being present to wit-'
ness tha ceremony, which was sai
by the Rev. J. W. Banks, of Winches
ter. Miss Mobcrly is the 'youngest
dnaghtcr of the late J. G. Moberiyr
and belongs to one of -Moptgqmery
County's most prominent famiSes
She is a young woman of much charsr
of -manner and is very popular wkfa.
a wide circle of friends. Mr. Wade i
a- wealthy fanner and is wclL arid
favorably known here., Tljc pouple
left Bhortly aftpr the ceremony fon
FJorVla to . spend tnc , winter, re
turning to this state in the. earijPT
spring. They w511 make their licne u
Boys' Suits and Ovcrcoatj " '
RE.-PSnclil-& Co: '
YOUNG WOMAN BADLY BURNE
Miss Mary Smith wif "b'adlyurnT
fcd about the face and. handsy ester
day when she attempted .topbur a.
kettle full of boiling water into, ao
1 otIlcr tcn&i1' whilc f work "
I Irtfll.nM nf lint Iitltin "XfA1 1 ffl '.vtttn
tion wag given and the woundV
while not serious, are.- very painf,iilr
and she will bo confined jto her room.
v. ., i
for some time.
R, E. PuneW.CoV"
OUR CLASSIFIED" COLUMNSJgAY
On Tucsdny, 'last, aii 'advertise
ment of G. II. May appeared m our
classified columns saying ho hail a
jjoo'd propositiorrto make to a busi
ness' man and on Monday following
g ' linden Salycrs appeared and bought
Mr. May's stock of groceries, corner
of Queen and Locust streets' Mr.
tion that interests him.
BIGSTAFF LAND SOLD
Ninety-five and one-half" acres; of
the Bigstaff land, mined by ltffs.
Marj Ragan (1ny located mtitr
Stoops, was sold yesterday utt'tha
Court House door by Master Wm-.
missioncr Jones, to Clark B. and.
Ford Patterson at tho price ofgJCS
per acre. The farm is considered
bargain at the price, as land iqP
immediate neighborhood, has been
selling at a much higher price.
Hurt, Schaff nor fluid Marx Clothe
R. E. Punch & Co. ,
NOW RECEIVING TOBACCO f
OPENING SALE, DECEMBER 3ri,
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