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A GOOD PECIPE FOR MAKING riONEYA penny saved is a penny earned. You save
25 per cent, on every dollar's worth of Boots, Shoes or Rubbers bought at the PROGRESS
SHOE STORE, therefore a good recipe for making money is buy Footwear at the PROGRESS.
Here Are Money Makers For You :
$4 50 Ladies' Twentieth Century Boots going at $3 50
3 50 Ladies' Twentieth Century Boots going at 2 75
4 00 Ladies' Kid Button, hand-sewed, all styles 2 98
3 50 Ladies' Hand-sewed Button, all sizes and styles, 2 98
3 00 quality. 2 48
2 50 quality I 98
$5 00 Men's Calf Shoes, latest style, hand-sewed $3 98
5 00, $3 50 and $3 Men's Fine Calf Shoes, correct
styles, going at $2 98, $2 50 and $2 00
'2 50 Boys' and Youths' Button and Lace Shoes, all
sizes and correct styles, going at 2 00
2 00 and $1 50 quality $1 49 and I 23
iffTFINE LINE OF XMAS SLIPPERS For Men at a Price 1M Will Compel You to Buy Them!
FIVE HUNDRED PAIRS HISSES1, CHILDREN'S AND INFANTS' KID BUTTON SHOES, ALL SIZES
AND STYLES, FRESH FROM THE MAYSVILLE SHOE FACTORY, THAT WE ARE OFFERING AT A
PRICE WHICH WOULD DO YOU GOOD TO SEE THIRTY CENTS TO A DOLLAR AND A QUARTER.
DON'T FORGET THAT EYERY CDSTOHER BUYING $2.00 WORTH OR OYER OF US GETS A BOOK FOR XMAS ; ALSO A PAIR OF RUBBERS GOES FREE YITH EYERY $3.00 SALE OF LADIES' SHOES.
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INSTRUCTIVE AND ENTERTAINING,
A Large Crowd Delighted With Rev.
0. S. Lucas' Lecture Last Night
at Christian Church.
A large audience was at the Christian
Church last night to hear Rev. C. S.
Lucas tell of his travels in the Holy Land.
It was hi3 first visit here since he re
signed the pastorate of the church two
years ago and moved to Allegheny City,
and ho was greatly pleased at the hearty
reception tendered him.
Early last spring a party of over 400
tourists left New York on the steamer
Friesland ou u trip to Africa, Asia and
Europe. Rev. Mr. Lucas was in the
party, and last night ho told, in his own
inimitable wa of his travels. He is a
master of tiio conversational style of
speaking and for nearly two hours last
night ho delighted his audience with an
account of his journey in Africa and Asia.
His description of the cities and coun
tries lie visited, the interesting people
he saw, and their customs and manners
was given in such graphic terms that his
hearers could almost see the scenes ho
pictured. There is a vein of humor run
ning throughout his lectures that renders
them all the moro enjoyable. No
speaker was over given closer attention,
from beginning to end, and his audience
came away delighted.
Tu-night, at the Christian Church, ho
will tell of the curious things ho saw in
Europe. Lecture begins nt 7:30. Ad
mission 15 conts. A crowded house is
The Modern Mother
Has found that her little ones are im
proved moro by the pleasant laxative,
Syrup of Figs, when in need of tho laxa
tive effect of a gontlo remedy than by
any .other, and that it is moro acceptable
to them. Ohildron enjoy it and it bene
fits them. Tho true remedy, Syrup of
Figs, is manufactured by the California
Fig Syrup Oo. only.
Are You Going to Travel?
Through tickets to any point in United
States, Canada or Mexico on ealo at 0.
and 0. depot. Lowest rates. Baggage
checked to destination. Sleeping car
space reserved. Information, maps, etc.,
furnished on application.
V, W. Wikopi', agent.
Kxposuru to cold, damp winds, may result In
pucuinnutn unless tlio system Is kept Invigorated
with Hooi' "Jarsaparllla.
Mr. 0. ube Vimont, of Millersburg,
and Miss .Georgia Thompson, of Bath,
are to bo m: it-d to-morrow.
Finest of fruit cakes at H. Linss.
Fire Insurance. Dulev & Baldwin.
Hot soda chocolate at Power's drug
Hot soda lemon phosphate at Power's
Wafer Thins, Graham and cheese
California, Madeira, Port and Sherry
wines at G. W. Rogers & Co.'s.
Eldeb J. W. Bollock will visit tho
church at Beasloy Creek next Sunday.
California grape brandy, pure peach
and apple brandy, at G. W. Rogers & Co.'s.
Rev. C. S. Lucas will lecture at Beasloy
Christian Church next Friday night at
The woman's prayer service will be
held in the Y. M. C. A. room on Friday
afternoon, Dec. 20th, at 3 o'clock.
Mr. E. A. Robinson has qualified as ad
ministrator of tho late Mrs. M. J. Stock
ton, with Mr. William H. Cox as surety.
The C. and O.'a No. 80, going east yes
terday, was compelled to run in five sec
tions on account of tho large amount of
freight. No. 77, going west, was run in
Enterprising thieves stole a two-horse
wagon from David Hume, near Elizabeth,
Bourbon County, filled it with corn from
Mr. Hume's corn crib, and made away
with it. They were traced as far as Paris.
Mr. J. Frank Grant, of Petersburg, P.
G. M., P. G. P., G. R. to the Sovereign
Grand Lodge, prospective Secretary of
that grand body, will soon become a
member of Pisgah Encampment, I. 0. 0.
F., of this city.
Maple Lodge No. 00, K. of P., of Flem-
ingsburg, elected the following olllcors
for tho ensuing year : J. T. Mclntyro, 0.
O.J M. II. Kendall, V. 0.; 0. It. Bright, K.
R. S.; J. S. Lawson, M. of F.; E. Selz, M.
E.; W. M. Wilt, M. A.; George W. Wilt,
Prelate ; J. J. Reynolds, Trustee.
We invito you to come in and look
over ono of tho most complete stocks of
holiday novolties( nice, fresh now
goods and finest lino of watches, dia
monds, jewelry, &c, over shown in this
city. Do your trading whore an estab
lished reputation warrants continued
I confidence J. Ballenoer, jeweler.
THE MASON COUNTY,
Amount of Dividend Soon to he Paid
the Stockholders of this Association.
Below is the amount per share which
stockholders in the several series of tho
Mason County Building Association will
receive as dividends this year:
Eight series ?0 CO
Ninth series C 10
Tenth series 5 25
Eleventh scries 1 10
Twelfth series 3 55
Thirteenth series 3 00
Fourteenth scries '2 70
Fifteenth series i SO
Sixteenth scries 1 85
Seventeenth series 1 55
Eighteenth series 1 03
Nineteenth series 50
The Maysville Telephone Company.
The Maysville Telephone Company
has been organized by Mr. Thomas A.
Davis, editor of tho Ledgor, and Messrs.
Charles F. Klein and J. W. Chambers,
of Winchester. It is announced that the
company will put in a first-class system,
.and that work will be commenced next
February. Tho officers of tho company
President Charles F, Klelu.
Vice President Thomas A. Davis.
Secretary and Treasurer J. W. Chambers.
These also compose tho Directors.
Mr. Klein is President of tho Globe
Telephone Company of Winchester, and
Mr. Chambers is tho Secretary and Treasurer.
Born, Decerabor 12th, to tho wifo of
Mr. J. D. Ennis, of Fern Leaf, a twelve
pound son. Mother and babe doing
It is said that Governor Bradloy in his
first message will recommend tho redis
ricting of tho Senatorial, Judicial, Legis
lative and Congressional districts of tho
Henry Robinson, colored, was before
Judgo Wadsworth Tuesday charged with
petit larceny stealing coal. Ho waived
examination and was sent to jail in de
fault of $100 bail.
Eighteen hogs were stolen Sunday
night from Harrison Jones, a Fayetto
County farmor. Ho tracked tho thieves
to Lexington, but hasn't found them yet,
nor has ho found his hogs.
The Chief of Police at Paris is paid
$1,250 a year, and tho two Deputy Mar
shals $900 each. The Electrician gets $000,
and tho driver of tho hoso wagon, con
nected with tho firo department, $000.
We make our regular December reduction in
CLOAKS. Our stock is somewhat broken, but
we make up for this in price.
Our $G, $7 and $8 Jackets marked to $5.00.
Cloth Capes at $3.50, $4.00 and $5.00.
Six or eight forty-inch Coats (last season's goods)
worth $12.00 to $15.00, your choice for $5.00.
A few fine Electric Seal Capes to close, $20.00
gradoat$15.00,$lS.OO grade at $13.50. See them;
they are bargains.
We have made corresponding reductions in
DRESS GOODS. Call and let us show you
Seeing is believing.
rownins; & Co.,
51 WEST SECOND STREET.
Presents will bo moro appreciated if use
ful. Handsome combs, brushes, pocket
books, card cases, perfumes, cut glass,
bottles and other useful articles I have in
stock. Call and examine before buying.
Tiios. J. Cuknowetii, Druggist.
In tho Circuit Court Tuesday tho suits
against Major J. D. Rummans, agent of
the Equitable Life Assurance Company
and also against tho company to recover
tho penalty for alleged violations of tho
anti-rebate law wore dismissed, on de
fendants' doraarror. An appeal was asked
Mrs. Ed. McCrearv, of Flomingsburg,
died Sunday, after months of suffering.
She was twenty-four years of ago, a
daughter of Mr. T. M. Fleming and had
been an invalid for years. Her husband
is seriously ill, threatened withltyphoid
Send in your advertisement to-day and
run it tho rest of tho week, if you desire
to securo your sharo of tho holiday trade.
No hotter medium can bo found than
Rhine wino at G. W. Rogors k Co.'s.
Co; i ' " ichy and Blue Lick at Power's
D. s miss tho dance and concert ft
Neptune Hall neM week, by Haucko's
Mr. I lot- .. ,V u.11.1. has chargo of tho
store at I touan's old stand where a large
lino of toys and holiday goods is dis
played. The residence of Dr. J. J. Reynolds, of
Fleming8burg, was damaged to tho ox
tent of $1,200 or $1,500 by firo Monday,
caused by u ilefomvo fiuo. Ho was fully
The personalty of tho lato J. C. Hum
phreys will bo sold at public auction at
his lato residence, near Washington, next
Saturday at 10 a. m., consisting of cattlo,
hogs, horses, farming implements and
household and kitchen furniture. For
particulars eco sale bills.
BitcUs" Arnica Salvo.
Tho boot salvi in tho world for Cuts,
Bruised, Sores, Ulcers, Salt Rheum, Fover
Sores, Tetter, C'i tpped Hands, Chilblains,
Corns, and- Skin Eruptions, and
positively ci "les, or no pay required.
It is guar.ui. i to givo perfect satisfac
tion or mow,y refunded. Prico 25 conts
per box. Fo.,' hw. ' v J. James Wood.