You Cannot Stick
Too Hard -
to the proposition that buying from a mail or
der catalog is risky business. You may come
out all right, and you may not. The safest
thing is to come here when you want
Dry Goods & Notions
We can certainly match mail order prices and
we can and do beat mail order ' qualities out
of their boots -
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FEBRUARY 4. 1914
LEGISLATIVE PROBE AND
Senator Hall and his excellent com
mittee of the Kentucky Senate have done
and are still doing pood work for the
people of this State in investigating our
educational and eleemosynary institu
tions. We particularly admire the spir
it that appears to animate this commit
tee in the pursuance of its work; a spirit
both conservative and fair; a spirit of
wanting to build up, not pull down; a
.pirit that while seeking to protect the
Slate's financial interest is yet big
enough, far-seeing enough to look beyond
the dollar and see the good, the uplift
for the great common people that our
institutions, assisted by reasonable finan
cial help from the State, are capable of.
Many of the recommendations made by
Senator Hall's committee, we believe,
will redound to the good of the State
financially and yet not in the least im
pair the usefulness of the institutions,
but rather add to their usefulness.
While this is true in the main, we do
believe their recommendations as to the
Eastern Normal if carried out will be a
berious error, a result that Senator Hall
and his associates do not want. We of
Eastern Kentucky, who daily come in
contact with the advantages to a large
number of our boys and girls, in but a
few years to become the men and wo
men, the fathers and mothers of our
State, can see the benefits already man
ifesting themselves in many ways; nota
bly, in the better grade of teachers in
our country schools, the uplift of the
character of our teachers as reflecting
itself in their pupils.
As to to the sale at this lime of the
Eastern Normal farm, we believe it
would be a mistake. It has not bad a
fair trial as yet. It is the belief of a
large number of our most successful
farmers that the farm can and will be
made a valuable asset and a source of
revenue. It must be borne in mind
that while Slate Examiner Goodpaster
has recommended the sale of the farm,
that his predecessor in office, lion. Mc
Kenzie Todd, if we remember correctly.
strongly recommended the purchase of
it. This is simply a difference of opinion
between men, for we have great regard
for Mr. Goodpaster and his methods.
We admire him, but believe his judg
ment in this case is in error.
Be it remembered, also, that the farm
was purchased by the unanimous vote
of the Board of Regents. This Board is
composed of men of the highest charac
ters; men who have made success of
their own financial affairs, and as above
said, the farm experiment has not been
given a sufficient trial yet. These men,
while loyally submitting to the will of
the General Assembly, are not yet satis
fied as to the futility of the enterprise.
Try it oat thoroughly and if not a suc
cess, it can be readily sold at full value
at any time. But to sell it just now will
be a mistake. Of this we have no doubt
It is almost the universal opinion. The
Farmers' Union of this county, an or
ganization numbering nearly if not fully
1,000 representative farmers of this coun
ty, held a meeting in this city Monday
of this week and by resolutions entered
a protest against both the sale of the
farm and the cutting down of the appro
priation. We have this information di
rect from Dr. Martin, the organizer and
earnest worker for that organization.
We trust, too, that the annual appro
prialion will not be cut down. Already
President Crabbe and the Hoard of Reg
ents have made their plans and laid the
foundation fur a great institution for the
boys and girls w ho cannot hope for an
education elsewhere, upon the basis of
the original annual appropriation, and
the culling down of this would be a se
rious blow. No funds have been nvsappro
printed; no extravagance in management
has been shown. Until these things take
place, why enact any revolution which
may cripple the institution? Ninety per
cent, of the Eastern Normal students
go back lo their homes belter educated;
trained to think and with higher and
nobler ideals of life and good 'citizen
ship. Why should not Kentucky have
two great Normal Schools the Eastern
and the Western for these are the
schools to lift Kentucky from the unen
viable position she has heretofore occu
pied in the list of illiteracy among the
We trust Senator Hall and his col
leagues will not insist upon the recom
mendations that the daily press attrib
to th( m. Give us a little time, Senator,
and when "weighed" we will not be
THE - EXTRA HELP" BILL.
On of the early acts of the Kentucky
Legislature after convening on January
6, was the passage of what is known as
the "Extra Help" bill, appropriating
about 112,000 for tne employment of
extra help doorkeepers, clerks, stenog
raphers, etc. We are not in a position
to know whether tl2 000 extra help in
addition to what was alredy employed
was needed or not. Certain it is that
112.000 extra help for a sixty-day ses
sion 1200 a day ought to employ, at
fair compensation, a big lot of help,
"and then some." This is not the point,
however, we are driving at. The bill
was passed and sent to the Governor for
his signature. At the expiration of ten
days, the time allowed by law for the
chief executive's approval by his signa
lure or his disapproval by bis veto, the
bill was returned not signed and therefore
became a law without the Governor's
signature. Upon the return of the un
signed bill the Governor sent a message
to the General Assembly giving as his
reason for not signing the bill that he
felt that the General Assembly was in a
better position than he to know what
extra help was needed. An excellent
reason on its face. Ii strikes us, though,
that in ten days time he could have fully
informed himself as to the situation and
its requirements. In the latter part of
his message the Governor' informs the
General Assembly that the bill as passed
by that body was contrary j.o the Consti
tution of the State of Kentucky, and
therefore illegal. If this be true, and we
do not doubt it, for the Governor is him
self a learned lawyer and thoroughly
familiar with the Constitution, then he
should have placed the seal of his dis
approval, bis veto, upon the bill upon
the ground, if for no other reason, than
of its ilUgalitf. This would have ended
the whole matter.
Upon return of the unsigned bill and
in the face of the Governor's message,
Speaker Terrill. of the Lower House,
and Presdent McDermott, of the Senate,
proceeded to appoint the extra help and
therebj pu the bill into effect. .State
Auditor Bosworth has refused to pay war
rants drawn on him in paymentor extra
help under this bill until Attorney Gen
eral Grrnett gives his official opinion as
to its legality. The strange part of the
hole proceeding is that three high offi
cials of the State, the Governor, Speaker
Terrill and President McDermott should
condone the putting into execution of a
bill already passed upon by the Governor
as illegal, and to say theleasi of it,
strorngly suspected in other quarters of
being contrary to the Constitution of the
State and therefore illegal.
The investigation of the Eastern Ken
tucky State Normal School has disclos
ed conditions and facts which are not
yet fully explained. However, dispite
the fact that the president of the Board
of Regents have exceeded their legal au
thority, it appears that they have acted
with a view to increasing the usefulness
and efficiency of the institution in ques
tion. One of the aims of the Eastern
Normal is to teach teachers how to
leach the children of Eastern Kentucky
to be useful and prosperous citizens. In
the past we have been preparing ti e
rural pupils for teachers "so they could
make a living without work," apparent
ly unmindful of the fact that a large
part of our population depends on the
products of the soil for a livelihood.
The teachers from the Eastern Normal
School have begun to create an interest
in scientific agriculture in the rural dis
tricts. Let the' good work go on. It
takes time to bring about a revolution
in methods of farming. Give the East
ern Normal School a chance. Irvine
A bill has been introduced in the Leg
islature at the instigation of one of Ken
tucky's most admirable women; a wo
man who has done as much or more to
wipe out illiteracy in the State than any
other one person within its confines.
The object of the bill referred to is to
create an illiteracy commission lo inves
tigate the standing of Kentucky in the
matter of adult illiteracy and to aid in
eliminating it This measure will carry
no appropriation, but calls for voluntary
service and is one of the most humane
measures that has ever been offered to
the General Assembly. If we can af
ford a Fish and Game commission, a
Library commission and various other
commissions, surely Ave can afford one
to interest the teachers and people of
Kentucky in aiding and enlightening the
adult illiterates of ihe State. The Cli
max predicts easy sailing for the- meas
ure, as its passage will not take from
the treasury one penny, and we cannot
believe a single Representative will cast
his vote against a measure of such vital
importance, especially when it does not
incur any expense on the tax payers of
Representative Huff has introduc
ed a bill in the Kentucky House prohib
iting women over 18 years of age from
wearing in public skirts of less width
than ?i3 inches around the bottom. If
this becomes a law we shall ask Repre
sen'ative Duffy to introduce a bill pro
hibiting men from wearing Adam's ap
ples of greater circumference than six
inches and showing above their collars
more than five inches. Cynthiana Dem
Congressman Stanley is claiming
the entire State in his race for United
States Senate, according to an inter
view with Mr. Cromwell, political writer
for the Cincinnati Enquirer. We be
lieve, however, the Congressman did
concede Madison, and a few other coun
ties would go ag-tinst him.
Farmers Union Heard From.
The following telegram was sent Mon
day last to Mr. R. L. Barnett, State Sec
retary at Frankfort of the Farmers Un
ion: R. L. Barnett, Slate Sec. Farmers
Uuion, Frankfort, Ky.
Ask law makers to enact banking laws
to favor the farmers. Official request
representing 1000 people.
W. K. Price, Pres.
A. J. Million, Sec.
Wm. M. Martin. Organ'zer
Circuit court convened yesterday
morning with Judge J. M. Benton and
Commonwealth Attorney B. A. Crutcher
in attendance. Judge Benton's charge
to the grand jury was strong and cover
ed every infraction of the law. He spoke
of i he common practice of carrying con
cealed weapons and the dreadful conse
quences that have resulted in this and
other States and on his subject com
mented on the widespread determina
tion and influence that is being brought
to bear in an effort to stamp out this
promiscuous and perniscious h a b i t.
which is largely responsible for the
number of. murders that are being com
mitted throughout the State. He ex
plained. to the jury that houses of ill
fame in this city could, ii there were
any, be closed and the inmates force! to
to leave, as had in a large degree been
done in Clark county.
The Instructions along the line of cor
ruption in elections were vigorous and
the jury was charged to investigate and
ascertain if any illegal methods was used
by any candidate in the November elec
tion.. Judge Benion spoke of the lenien
cy of the court towards those who were
indicted at the October term, but stated
positively that hereafter those indicted
for this offense would be given a jury
trial and its verdict would be final He
further stated that any official convicted
on this charge, even if granted pardon,
would forfeit the office to which be was
Concerning the illegal sale of whisky,
Judge Benton staled that according to
newspaper reports the county court and
police court had the matterell in hand,
yet the grand jury was instructed to in
vestigate and lend all possible assistance
in breaking up this violation of the law.
The following gentlemen compose the
grand jury: N. B. Deatherage, forem'n;
Harvey Douglas, Elmer Parrish, James
Noland, W. L. Blanton, Jos. Wagers.
W. A. Arbuckle, W. D. Sanders, Wm.
Jenkins, Wilson Tate, N. G. Todd, J. W.
ALU AM BRA TO-DAY.
Ethel Clayton in "When The Earth
Trembled," Wednesday, a thrilling sto
ry of the big San Francisco earthquake.
This big feature in addition to our regu
lar program, ,Miss .Ward, who has been
singing at the Alhambra, is pleasing
large crowds daily.
Thomas W. Ross, in "Checkers," in
6 parts. This is Henry M. Blossom, Jr s
great racing play. Admission, 10c.
MADE BLUNDER IN WARRANT
Curious Evidence Concerning a Tele
phone Message During a Police
Raid in London.
London. Curious evidence concern
ing a telephone message was given
when the case was continued in which
Mr. Daniel Webb, a turf commission
er accountant of Salisbury avenue.
L'c.king, Is suing Subdivisional Inspec
tor Hamilton, stationed at Ilford. for
damages for wrongful arrest and tres
Miss Martha Webb, daughter of the
commission agent, said that when the
raid was made on her father's prem
ises the telephone bell, rang. She
found Inspector Hamilton with the re
ceiver in his hand dictating to Ser
geant Matthews, who was standing
near him. She heard Inspector Ham
ilton say; "I am Dan Webb. 25
each way." -
"Let me speak; surely we are to
have justice," she said, but he pushed
her away and went on dictating the
words "Dan Jackson."
"I have got you there; you forgot to
mention the name of the horse," said
Miss Webb. She certainly thought It
was a police plot. .
Mrs. Wiggins, chief sick visitor of
the Barklne Sisterhood, said that
when an envelope which contained
money and a slip was put under her
door In Salisbury avenue, she started
to open it, thinking it was a subscrip
tion toward the Barking Sisterhood
The envelope produced was not the
envelope 6he took to Mr. Webb's
house, as it was addressed In pencil
and not in ink.
Evidence was given that an altera
tion had been made by a clerk, on the
search warrant, the number of the
house having been altered from 17 to
19 and back to 17 again: No. 19 was
Inspector Hamilton gave evidence,
and the hearing was again adjourned
FIND LOST WEDDING RING
Discovered by Daughter Who Was
Baby When Mother's Loss
New Orleans. Nineteen years ago
Mrs. L. A. A. Gaal, residing at 2841
Fortln Btreet, shook her wedding ring
off her finger while cleaning tea leaves
out of a teapot on the rear porch of
her home. The little band of gold,
which her husband had placed on her
finger five years before, fell out In the
grass and search by a dozen neighbors
and by Mr. and Mrs. Gaal for hours
failed to reveal a trace of it.
A short time ago it was found at the
very spot lost by a daughter. Miss
Viola, who was but three weeks "old
when the ring disappeared in the
"It's now treasured beyond anything
in the world," said Mr. Gaal, with the
happiness of a child over a new toy
"The ring is just as pretty and shiny
as it ever was. Its long slumber in
the ground has not hurt it a bit.
"My daughter was digging art!
chokes when she turned up the ring
with a spadeful of dirt. She brought it
to me and I was a proud man to slip
it onto the third finger of my wife's
left hand for the -second time."
Dr. Hortons Lecture Monday
In the Epworth League course of lec
tures being beard from time to time- in
the MeLhodist church of this city. Dr.
B. C. Horton, pastor of that church, de
livered Monday night one of the most
entertaining lectures that has been
heard in this city for many a day. His
subject, "Some Pictures Seen in a Home
ly Gallery," was a catchy and attractive
one and he handled it in a masterly way.
It was a delight from start to finish.
The speaker showed himself an artist
in protraying real life. His pictures
were so vivid that his audience saw and
heard what the pictures represented.
Some of his pictures were so ridiculous
ly funny that the audience was convuls
ed with laughter. We can still see and
hear the preacher with Asthma sailing
down the street through rain and dark
ness with his made-up rain coat on.
Another picture was of an invalid hus
band in a Pullman car with the wrong
man forgetful of the mustard plaster
Dr. Horton portrayed pictures of the
sublime until his audience felt lifted up
till only the high and holy seemed worth
The speaker impressed upon his hear
ers the great influence that pictures ex
ert in the home and that they not only
help mould home character, but that
the lesson taught by the picture reveals
in unmistakable terms the character of
the one who possesses or admires, the
picture. - .
The lecture throughout was greatly
enjoyed by those who heard it. Those
who failed to hear it can never know
how much they missed.
Mrs. D. L, Cobb entertained at Bridge
on Tuesday afternoon.
Mrs. Charles Jett has been quite sick
with la ripgpe. -
Mr. James Tribble is quite ill at his
home in the country.
Mr. C. F. Higgins spent Thursday in I
Lexington on business. -
Mr. Arthur Merrill, now of Berea,
pent last week here,
Mr. Clay Kaafman, of Lancaster, was
a court day visitor here.
Mr. Thompson Burnam was over from
)anville for the week-end.
Mrs. Roy Newman returned to ber
home in Knoxville, Saturday.
Mr. James W. Stone, of Lexington,
was in Richmond, Monday.
Miss Marian Keene is visiting friends
and relatives in Middlesboro. -
Mr. Frazier IIilIes,-of Chicago, is vis
iting his mother Mrs. J. P. Mann.
Mr. E. C. Wihes, Sr., was in Lexing
ton, Wednesday last, on business.
Mr. Clinton Dykes, of Clark county.
was a visitor in the city Monday.
Mrs. Mary Neale Thompson has re
turned from a visit lo Cincinnati.
Mrs. H.B. Hanger and Mrs. G. G. Cor-
zelius spent Saturday in Lexington.
Mrs. Hubert Griggs has returned from
a stay at Dry Ridge Mineral Springs.
Mr. Talt S. Todd left Monday after
noon for a business trip to Maysville.
Miss Martha Burke, of Illinois, is the
attractive guest of Miss Jane Stockton.
Mrs. Bessie Chenault is visiting her
mother. Mrs. R. F. Spears, in Lexing
ton. Mr. Sidney Kelley, of Red Lick, Estill
county, was a visitor in this city Mon
Mr. Thomas J. Smiih, of Frankfort,
was in luchmond last week for a short
Miss May James will be hostess this
afternoon to the Mary Pattie Music
Miss Margaret Covington is able to be
out again after a week's illness of bron
Miss Frank Kaufman, of Lancaster,
was tne week ena guest of Miss an
The Young Ladies' Bridge Club met
wiin Miss Madge liurnam. luesday al
Mrs. Thomas Wells and daughter, of
Frankfort, spent the week-end with Mrs,
C. II: Park.
Miss Lelia Wilhoit, of Nichoiasville
official court stenographer, is in the city
Mrs. J. C. Chenault is visiting her son
Mr. John C. Chenault and family, at
Miss Sallie Miller has returned from
visit to her sister, Mrs. James Winn, of
Miss Hester Covington spent the wee
end with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. T
Mr. Simeon Hamilton, of Wiseman
town, visited his daughter, Mrs. Harry
Miss fcyuney vwute, or Danville, is
the guest of Mrs. Ellen Gibson and other
Mr. Newton Ueacox and son, of Lex
inglon, spent the week-end with his sis
ter, Mrs. Elmer Deatherage.
Mrs. W. W. Park and daughter, Miss
Katherine Park, are spending the winter
in Lakeland, Fiorina.
Mr. and Mrs. T. J. Smith, of Fayette
county, spent Monday with their daugh
ter. Mrs. A. R. Denny.
Mrs. R.J. White is visiting her daugh
ter. Mrs. Claud Park, nee Miss Lelia
White, at French Lick, Ind.
Mrs. Chenault Duncan and children
spent the week end with Mr. and Mrs.
Joe Shearer, at Frankfort.
The Cecilian Club was delightfully
entertained 6n last Wednesday after
noon by Mrs. T. D. Chenault, Jr.
Mr. Graham Bronaugh, who is a stu
dent at Berea College, visited Mrs. R.E.
Turley from Saturday until Monday.
Mr, John F. Wagers, who has been
very ill, is reported some belter, much
to the gratificatiou of bis many friends.
Mrs. Hanley Nippert, who has been
spending two weeks with her sister, Mrs.
Elmer Tate, will return to Cincinnati
The Sherwood Club had a very enjoy
able and interesting meeting with Miss
Mary Louise Deatherage on Saturday
Messrs. Neal Bennett, Geo. Goodloe,
John Horn and Jack Hardin a u toed to
Lexington, Wednesday, to see Mr. Hugh
Miss May Ballard was called home
from her school in the mountains by the
illness and death of her mother, Mrs.
Ed. Ballard. .
Mrs. Walker Stewart has returned
from a visit in Louisville, where she at
tended an Alumanae meeting of Welles-
ly Collage. " .
Mr. and Mrs. T. H. Collins and Miss
Sallie Shackelford were in Lexington.
Wednesday, to witness the "Madcap
Mr. Neale Bennett, Jr., attended the
dance last Friday night given by the
Kappa Sigma Fraternity at the Phoenix
Mr. R. W. Wilson, of Indianapolis,
Ind., was called home on account of the
illness of his mother. Mrs. Theodore
Wilson, of Moberly.
Mr. David Tevis, of Seattle. Wash.,
who has . been at the bedside of his
brotherMr. Hugh Tevis, in Lexington,
was over for a short stay with Richmond
friends the last of the week. -
Misses Hallie Shearer, Laura Taylor,
Mayme, Lillian and Lula Campbell and
Mr. Fletcher West, of this city, .and
Miss Lee Prather, of Lexington, spent
Sunday with Mrs. Joe Shearer, in Frank
Mrs. James Anderson was the charm
ing hostess of a delightful reception at
ber home ou Walnut street, last Friday
afternoon, from 2 to 4 o'clock, in honor
of Mrs. R. K. Stone. A pleasant after-
noon -was spent by those present.
D On account of
Winter we are making
Special Low Prices
on Boots, Bootees and Heavy
Also on Men's Winter Underwear in Union Suits and
Two-piece Suits. Many other bargains in broken
lots.' IF YOU NEED A PAIR of Boots or Shoes to
finish out the winter you can't afford to miss these
RICE and ARNOLD
THE ONE PRICE HOUSE
Hon. J. Tevis Cobb, who has been
quite ill for several monlhs, is greatly
improved, being able to be up and about
the house. The many friends .of this
excellent gentleman will be gratifie)" to
know that be is on the road to recovery.
The condition of Mrs. Mary F. Burgin,
of While Hall, who .was stricken some
time ago with par&Jysis has not im
proved as her family and friends had
hoped for. During the past few days
she has gradually grown weaker, and
her family aud friends are very appre
hensive regarding the outcome. ,
Attorney A. R. Burnam. Jr., Referee
in Bankruptcy for this distriet, was in
the city several hours Saturday on legal
business in connection with the case of
Sims Brothers, -bankrupts. Mr. Burnam
is one of the best known young Republi
cans in the State, a brilliant lauyer and
popular with everybody he knows.
Rev. J. V. Logan, of Middlesboo, filled
the pulpit of the First Presbyterian
Church, Sunday, delivering impressive
sermons at both services. Having been
born and reared in this city, his father
being the honored president of Old Cen
tral University for so many years, Mr.
Logan has many friends and admirers,
who are justly proud of his career and
talents. While here Mr. Logan was a
guest of his sister, Mrs Thompson Bur
nam, and was the recipient of many
social attentions from his friends.
Mrs. Elmer E. Tate entertained with
a beautiful five course liThcheon Satur
day at her home on the Irvine road, in
honor of her sister, Mrs. Hanly Nippert,
of Cincinnati. On account, of the very
inclement day quite a number of friends
who were invited to partake of the
lovely hospitality were deprived of that
pleasure. However, those who --raved
the elements were: Mesdames L. J.
Schlegel, J. D. Dykes, S. J. McGauhey,
B. II. Luxon. W. S. Broaddus and Miss
Elizabeth Wagers. With glowing hearth
fires and a genuine asmosphere of cordial
and hearty greeting, all were unaware
of the cold outside. Mrs. Tate is an
ideal hostess and her luncheon Saturday
was one of the pretty affairs of the win
Mr and Mrs. T. J. Curtis entertained
with a magnificent dinner last Tuesday
night in honor of the tobacco buyers on
this market and the directors of the
Madison Tobacco Warehouse Company.
Mr. Curtis being one of these and an
officer in that company. A more elegant
or delicious dinner could hardly have
been served than Mr. and Mrs. Curtis
gave on this occasion. Y'oung guineas,
boiled country ham, several varieties of
cake, including the pi ize cake of Mrs.
Curtis, salads, hot rolls, beaten bis
cuit, tuii fruti ice cream, in fact, every
delicacy that could be imagined was set
before the company in the lavish and
cordial way in which Mr. and Mrs. Cur
tis always entertain. Those present en
joyed to the fullest the kind hospitality
of Mr. and Mrs. Curtis, and, their son,
Charles. After dinner the many phases
of the tobacco market were freely dis
cussed, and all voted the treat a rare
one. Those who attended were: Mr.
Elmer Deatherage'Judge E. C. Million,
Dr. C H. Vaught, Mr. Jesse Cobb, Mr.
J. S. Leach, John Ivy Smith, Mr. J. S.
Leach, Mr. J S. Thomas, Mr. Stuart,
Mr. Will Arbuckle, Mr. and Mrs. T. J.
Curtis and Mr. Chas. Curtis.
E C. Million, Pres.
T. J. Curtis, Vice-Pres.
E. Deatherage, Treasurer
C. Million . T. J. Curtis Dr. C. II. Vaught T. J. Smith
Marion Coy J. M. Haden M. K. Ross
TO THE TOBACCO GROWERS AND OTHERS
Everything is lovely and the goose hangs high. The Madison House
is still doing business at the same old stand, still leading this market in
pounds and prices. Last week was one of the best of the season with us.
We sold about 375,000 pounds, brining our total sales to ovei 3,000.000, out
of about 5,800,000 pounds sold on the entire market. The offerings for the
week have been for the most part of lower grades than usual on this mar
ket but prices have been well maintained all along the line. Good tobac
cos are in active demand and when they have appeared have commanded
strong to high prices. Our market has been strong throughout the season.
Some of the best crop averages have been made last week; a few of
them follow: Smith & Agee sold 4.150 pounds as follows: 170 at 17c, 200
at 17 l-2c, 220 at 17 l-4c, 225 at 17 3 4c, 185 at 17 1 4c. 105 at 17 l-2c 190 a
17 l-2o, 190 at 17 1 45, 175 at 17o, 190 at 19c, 160 at 19 1 4c, 225 at 25c, 265
at-24 l-2o, 240 at 24 l-2c,v210 at 25c, 235 at 20c, 315 at 19 3 4o, 190 at 19 3-4,
220 at 19 3 4c, a general average of $30 per hundred. Lee & Doolin 4,300
pounds at $16.20; Deatherage & King 2.500 pounds at $15.90; Palmer &
Lear 2,475 pounds at $16.50, and many more as good
We must again thank all who sold with us and all who wished to
sell with us and couldn't. We appreciate all that you have done for us or
that you have tried to do for us. If you have any tobacco left unsold, we
are on the job all the time and will do everything we can to get prices that
will please you. Remember we have had more experience than has any
other market here and it is yours without the cost of an extra penny.
Again thanking you. we are gratefully yonrsi
MADISON TODACCO WAREHOUSE CO.. INC
a very mild
Hon. John Noland; of Richmon 1.
in the city Monday on legal buv
Mr. Noland was recently appohi-.
come Tax Collector, with headqi. w
at Danville, but on account of h
creasing law practice he was for.
decline Winchester Democrat.
Mr. AUin Estes, of Richmor; i
Mrs. Steve Estes. of Kirksville.
guests of their sister, Mrs. Matti I
Monday Mrs. Addie Sebasth::,
Richmond, is the guest of Mr. an 1
W. J. Romans and Mrs. Malind
on Richmond ave Lancaster Reo
Mr. Clarence Powell left Momla
Monroe, La., to accept the posit;.,
night clerk in the leading hotel in
city. For ihe past two years Mr. I'
has been the accommodating anl
cient night clerk at the Glyndon H ,
and by gentlemanly demeanor he n.
friends by the score. His many fr.'
wish him success in any calling.
Captain Joe Harris and Mrs. II :
entertained a house party of Beattyv
friends at their beautiful country ,
near BrassfUld. The party left tow:,
the 11:20 a. m. train Saturday and
met at Brassfield with conveyance to ;
farm The time was most pleas.-. -spent
in feasting.music and story tei
around the cheerful tires, and all ; :
noudced it a most delightful occa-.
Those who enjoyed Mr. and Mrs. I; .:
ns' beautiful hospitality were: J.; i.e
and Mrs. J. K. Roberts, Mr. and Mrs.
Chas. Eveleth. Mrs. Lee Dorman, M s
Kate Reid. Capt. Bob Harris, of K. .
mond, and Miss Fannie Harris, of I;
field Eeattyville Enterprise.
Miss Hallie Coy, of Kirkville. has i
the truest of relatives in this couir
Mr. Walter Burnside, of Alabam-..
on a visit tohiskinspeopleinthecou:, ..
..Mrs. Addie Sebastian, of Richmond. :
the visitor of Mesdames W. J. Rom :
and Malinda Cotton.. .Mr. and Mrs. !:.
Long have returned to their home ;:i
Madison county, after a visit to th r
daughter, Mrs. John N. Ross.M-.
Sallie B. Welch, of the northern sec:, i
of the county, is on a visit to her dau. -ter,
Mrs. Samuel Deatherage. at Rit ,
mond...M iss Stella Hendren, a teac: -r
of Richmond, and Miss Allie Iler.tir i.
a pedagogue of Paint Lick, were v- t
ing their parents, Mr. and Mrs. Tli a: .s
Hendren, last Saturday and Sunday. -Lancaster
cor. Lex. Leader.
The Cotillion on Friday evening ws- i
beautiful social event of last week. M r.
Preston Smith and Miss Callie M.it-r
Shackelford were the leaders, and am
the oiher dancers were: Mr Over, a
Harberand Miss Marianne Collins. Mr.
George Coodloe and Miss Martha Bur .e,
Mr. William Smith and Miss Jane I).
Stockton, Mr. Neale Bennett and M.
Doroihy Perry, Mr. Paul Hanger a. J
Miss Duncan Foster, Mr. Wm. Miiia-J
and Miss Tommie Cole Covington, Mr.
BenCassiday and MissElath Buchanan,
Mr. Jack Phelps and Miss Julia White,
Mr. McCreary Simmons and MissSydm y
White, Mr. Robert Burnam and M.-s
Hester Covingtonv Mr. Edwin Stocktua
and Miss Emma Watts, Mr. Paul Dor
nam and Miss Jamie Capert on. Messrs.
Barnett Chenault, T. E. Baldwin. Jr.
Sam Burnam, T.H. Pickels, D.B. Shack
elford, and the patronnesses, Mr. a:; J
Mrs. Neale Bennett, Mrs. J. W. Caper
ton, Miss Sara Shackelford, Mrs. J. S.
Collins and Miss Mynne Wagers.
Dr. C. H. Vaught, Sec
Capital 5tock $33,000
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