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T. STERLING ADVOCATE.
"FIRST TO LAIT-THI TRUTHS NCWS-KBITORIALS-ADVERTISIMINTS'
A, Ml- " J - JS
MT. STERLING, KENTUCKY, TUESDAY, JULY 13. 1920.
Popular Lady Dies
After Long Illness
i Xn. Alice Turner on Friday .af
Mtarnoen at 2:30 o'clock from the
liome of her mother, Mrs. Cynthia
.Heed, entered on her rewards in hor
ltMe with the redeemed.
"Slw was born in Clark county
'Beptembcr 20, 1800, and was the
fourth daughter of Gnrnctt and Mrs.
'Cynthia Reed. She was reared and
educated here where 5n young girl-
kod she became a member of the
tist church, July 27th, 1887. She
married to Moo R. Turner, who
died twenty years ago. She is sur
vived by her mother, Mrs. Cynthia f
Reed, now npproaching her
year, four sisters, Mrs. Emma Chen
auTT, Mrs. Jennie Robertson, Mrs.
W. R. Thompson and Miss Nannie
Reed and one brother, William Reed,
of Seattle, Washington. Funeral ser
vices were conducted at her late
home by her pastor, Rev. R. C. Gold
smith and remains were buried in
Machpelah cemetery. The pall bear
ers her nephews and those of her
husbnnd, the songs that wero sung,
tho Scripture rending were all of her
own choosing. Wo knew Alice Reed
as a little girl and grown woman,
we knew her ns Mrs. Turner and
((.-since tho death of her husband down
uto the day of her demise and we arc
here to testify of her-amioble dispo
sition all the way of her life. If she
ever bore malipe noone. knew it;
hers wns Endeed a life of love and
friendlup and whether in prosperity
or adversity she wns the same plea
snnthnppy character. Iler church
and homo life were beautiful. Tho
floral offerings on her grave speak
in lnngunge more impressive of tho
esteem in which she was held than
fcould any language wo nre nble to
command. She loved and was lov
d, nnd happiness to her was "some
thing to do; something to love; and
something to hope for.'
KNIGHTS TEMPLAR ATTENTION
Thursday July 15th there is a call
meeting of Montgomery Commnnd
ry No, 5 for the conference of ti-
grees. Please attend.
LOST A white knitted shawl at
Chautauqua grounds. Return to
this office. 78-2t
TWO NEW OLDS.
W. B. Day, Agent hns delivered a
handsome Oldsmobile 8 to John J.
Walsh, nnd a handsome Oldsmobile
8 to W. B. Ferguson of this city.
We Carry a complete Line of
Spaldings AU-wool Suits
for Men and women
Large assortment of Bathing Caps this Summer
Telephone No. 70 We Deliver
LAND & PRIEST
Mrs. N. T. Benton
Will B.e Glad to Have You Call On Us At Our Place of
NORTH MAYSVILLE STREET - MT. STERLING,
Dies in Clay City
William R, Caseidy, brother of
Mrs..B. F. Day, of this city, flhH
Sunday at his homo in Clay City,
following a long illness. Funeral
services wero held in Clay Oity this
morning and the remnfns wore
brought hero for burial in Mach
pelah cemetery. The deceased was
widely known and prominent in this
section, having mnny friends in this
city who will learn of his death with
MISSION CIRCLE MEETS.
The Young Girls Mission Circle of
the Christian Church met "with" Miss
Vivian Alfrey at her home on West
nigh street, Monday night, A splen
did program was rendered after
which delicious refreshments
PUBLIC SPENDING LESS.
According to statements issued by
the United States Treasury Depart
ment, people are rapidly getting over
their postwar extravagance. It is
noticeable throughout the retail
world, that people are buyjng with
less frequency and creator discrim-
j inatj0Ilt it ;s to this fact that the
j c..0noinists nre ascribintr tho tl.rcat-
ened tail in price, sniu 10 uo a nenrr
a ii i i
ri'rtninty. Apparently, tl. public
hns only just begun to rouse to the
fact Hint high prices are directly:
traceablo to its own desiro to get ria
of money, and that they will fall
only when tho public itself gets tired
of paying excessive prices nnd
throwing away good money.
Another indication of the awaken-
ny of thrift tendency lines lies in
the incrense in sales of Government gramme for State betterment. It is
bonds of low denominations. Banks to Governor Cox thnt the reorganiz
nnd brokerages throughout ttio conn- "tion of the schools of Ohio is due.
try are feing flooded with inquiries,
for these fonds nnd other small
an assured nature Ex-
DIES AFTER LINGERINGILLESS,
Mrs. EUshn Byrd died at t tho j
home of her tnugbter, Mrs, .Myrtle j
York, near Jeffersonville, Friday i
morning. Mrs. Byrd had been in a
serious connition for mnny months
nnd her death was not wholly unex
pected. She is survived by her hus
bnnd, one dnughtcr, Mrs. York and
ono granddaughter, Little Inez
Broughten. Buriel occurred Satur
day at the Myers grave yard.
Henry Judy' is improving his Sy
camore residence by adding sleoping
The Ladyes Specialty
Gov. Cox And The
One of the greatest achievements
of James Middletown Cox as Gover
nor of Ohio was in putting on the
statute books of his native State the
budget system which has saved mil -
lions nnnunlly. The old haphazard
expendituro of tho people's money
gave way when Mr. Cox, who, as a
member of tho Committee on Appro-
priations in the Houso of Represent -
atives at Washington, hnd learned
bf its evils, became Ohio's ChSef Ex-
The Governor of Ohio has been
called a conservative progressive
and if the two terms do not seem
to apply to the same person, tho apt
ness of tho application in this case
can bo seen in the reforms which
have been instituted by him in car-
rying out the campaign pledges
whiqh have placed him threo times
in the Governor's chair. For while
Governor Cox believes in economy
and conservatism ho is not of the
"tight -wad" typo. As was said by
the American Review of Reviews in a
recent summnry of' tho record of
"lovcrnor Cox, "tho reforms nnd ex-
TAnoinna tlitsili l4strAiii !"'- lnn
"-..o..., ,.,..... v.,...ul .v una
put through after pledging himself
in enmpnigns to do so, if elected,
cost millions. But these additional
expenditures have always been met
by the normal increase of receipts
from existing revenue sources."
While the budget system is an out -
stnnding and conspicuous mark of
progress and economy it represented
only a beginning in the Cox pro-
ims.cnange nns represented me es
tablishing of about 1,000 good
M'hools with modern enuinment to
take tho place of about 8,000 old-!
fnshioned one-room, shacks which
wcre cnUed school.houses Tho im
provement was not sudden. The work
i,ns extended over the three terms
which Govrnor Cox has servcu
Right nlong will school improve
ment Governor Cox has urged the
good roads movement . Ohio owes
to him the Impetus which hns given
the State a magnificent network of
intercounty nnd main-mnrket roads.
The State is now spending, with
Federal aid, some $30,000,000 a year
on road building. Roads and educa- the sixth for service in tho Hawaiian
tion have each hefped the other. J Islands. Lambert is a former Mont
Under tho Cox influence Ohio has gomery county boy nnd volunteered
a workmen's compensation act which j for son-Ice in the world's war and
has relieved the courts of personal saw active oversea sen-Ice. He has
injury claims. Under its workings re-enlisted for three years with the
1,500,000 wokingmen are insured,
$40,000,000 has been paid into the
treasury and $24,000,000 has been '
pain in awards to workers or their '
families. Other progressive meas
ures on which Governor Cox may find
pride in his record are civil service;
nonpartisan judiciary; "blue-sky"
law; widows' pensions; consolidation
of State departments; home rule for
Miss Sue Scrivener
IS NOW OPEN
Cox and Roosevelt
Rally Next Monday
Tho first political rally of the
prsidentiat campaign in Kentuoky
will be held in this city by the Demo-
, crate of Montgomery county, next
1 Monday afternoon, July 10, nt the
Court House at an hour to be an
The arrangements nre in the hands
of the temporary organization of
, the First Cox: Campaign Club of
Kentucky, which was organized in
Mount Sterling' within threo hours
after tho nomination of Governor
James M. Cox, for president by the
San Francisco convention.
Tho permanent organization of the
Club will be effected at the meet
ing. All voters attending will have
an opportunity to become charter
members of tho Club.
Judge Samuel M. Wilson, of Lex
iington, will bo, present and deliver
an nddress following the selection
of the permanent organization.
Judge Wilson is one of the most
forceful nnd eloquent of Kentucky's
orators, with n reputation extending
far beyond tho borders of the Blue
tlrass State. Ho is an enthusiast in
favor of the clcotion of Cox nnd
Roosevelt nnd wns one of the origi
nal "Cox men" oLthis Stnte.
All voters of Montgomery County,
jss of politics, arc cordially
. invited to attend this meeting, which
will be one of tho most notable of
( the campaign in Eastern Kentucky,
. A special invitation is extended to
11 (II l.. !. 1
the women of the county, in the hope
that they will be well represented.
cities; nominating primary elections;
reforms for prisons. '"
The Democrntlic party mny as well
tnke pride in the achievements of
the Democratic rule in Ohio us in
,hc mnPi,lif!ept re'0,(1 of ' P
ty in nationnl affairs. And there is
a striking parallel. The Democratic '
Governor of Ohio asked the Assem
bly in 1919 to ndopt a change in the
'utdget system whereby tho present
w could bo made even more effec
tive in saving. The Assembly, Re
publican, adjourned without doing
what was needed.
SAILS FOR HAWAIIAN ISLANDS
W. II. Martin of this county
hns received a message
son, Lnmbert C. Martin, sailed July
commission of first lieutenant. His
many friends wish him the best of
luck on his foreign mission,
run OAijri uow ana can, good
one. L. Z. Turley, phone C75. pd.
It is hard -to say anything mean
about a dead man, and truth in
other forms is frequently distaste
Dpen For Business
The Spccijfcty Shoppe is now open
for business. Only a small part of
ttlio purchases have been received
but sirice freights are moving slow
now days, nnd it is impossible to
name the time when their stock will
ail arrive, the management decided to
open the store for business. A henrty
welcomo is extended to all and we
predict the Specialty Shoppe will ho
one of our most favorable places for
shopping. It will bo a substitute for
the Novelty Storo so long conducted
by Miss Nnnnio Reed. Wo would
urge women, everyone of them to
call at this store.
Miss Sarah Francis Ilnmilton en
tertained with a swimming party at
Boonesboro, Sunday afternoon. The
party was chaperoned by Mr. & Mrs.
J. Carroll Hamilton nnd included
Misses Mary Lawless Gatewood,
Margaret Nesbitt, Margaret Ram
soy, Frances Hnzelrigg, Lillinn Crail,
nnd Messrs. Cook King, Harold
Blevins, John Walsh, Jr., Homer
French, Russell French, James Big
staff, Robert Payne, Alex Chiles and
KENNETH ALEXANDER, JR.
A son was born Mondnv to Mr.
j nd Mrs, Kcnnth Alexander in New
, York City, according to a telegram
' received by friends in Lexington JIo
nns i,een name(i Kenneth, ,Tr Mrs.
j Alexander wns Miss Mollie King
j v;,ielv known actress and Mr Alex.
nnder is a large Woodford county
FOR SALE MOW.
Ginnt Pascal Celery Plants, right
sizo to grow quickly. Have plenty
of them. Call 714.
PRICE OF WHEAT
The beginning of the wheat mar-
ket opens here this season at $2.03
The Women's Missionary Society
of the Methodist Church will meet
Friday morning at ten .thirty oclock
with Mrs. David JJowcl hit her home
on Samuels Avenue.
A WicklifT 3 burner coal oil cook
stove in perfect condition. Willard
Mrs. John L. Coleman is enter
taining with a sewing party this af
ternoon at her home on High Street,
complimentary to her sister, Mrs. J.
C. McChesney, of St. Louis. I
W. A. SHTTON & SON
Undertakers and Embalmers :
MT. STERLING. KY.
Day Phone 481. NightPhones 23 & 121
Ed. non, recognized as nn expert
meat man has opened a wholesale
slaughter house nt the old S. Pf
Greenwade house on the Hinkstoa
pike nnd is prepared to fill nil
wholcsnle orders for fresh mcn,t
promptly. It is understood practw
cally all of the local dealers have
assured him of their patronage an3
Mr. Hon is confident of biulding up
a splendid trade from surrounding
towns. With the exception "of tho
meat sold by the Wilson Meat Mar
ket practically all the meat retailed'
in Mt. Sterling is shipped in. In a
conversation with Mr. Hon he as
sured us he will be ablest o sell as
cheap as the large packers and in
many instances cheaper, and he
hopes to give the consumer better
meat for a less price. An enterprise
of this character has long been need
ed in Mt. Sterling and with So cap-"
able n man as Mr. Hon at its head
its success seems assured. We be
lievo his enterprise is worthy of the
support of our local merchants.
New nnd high grade Used Furni
ture nnd many other articlos. Sat
rday, July 17th, 10 A. M. Watch
for bills. The Market Place. 5.
7 AND 9 YEARS OLD,
Billie Brent Nunnelley, nine years
old and his lister, Margaret, seven
years old, arrived at their grand'
parents, Mr. nnd Mrs. W. P. Apper
son's, Saturday evening, making tho
trip alone from their home in Nica
ragua. The littlo folks traveled as
accurately as those much older,
making nil connections without-tny
errors. The children are heruTgfor
the summer months. They most
certainly nie wonders. ..
NICE, CELERY PLANTS, Giant
Pascal Plenty of them Phone
WILL SOON BE COMPLETED,
The Monarch MillingyCo. expect
to get into their warehouse and 'flew
office building nbout Sept. 1st. Tills
imposing structure of modern adapt
ness to the milling business is evi
dence of thrift and enterprise.
the , Chamber of
Commerce will have a , noon
business session at the Country
Women's Club rooms Wednesday.
Mrs. Nettie Ballard