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Kit. Vernon Signal
MT. Vrkksk, Ky., Jan. 12, f;oo
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Say Mail Norllt xiso.s a m
Say Mail South . 1.57 p 111
Nighl Ex. North 1:32 am
Night Ex. South 1:44 am
'- J. A. Landrum, Agent.
Aahlamt Lodge Nn. 0-10 meets '.'nl Hon-
tiny 10 A 111.
ritrmtinn llolils icrvtceA Ut A .Tr 1 Sunday
at 1 1 a. tu. mill ntC:,10p. m.
l'rctliylf riun Holili services on thn 4th
l!nillftt Churi'li Service on the Second
ylurdiiy" iiilit nml Sunday. Sunday
School Ht ! in ecry Sunday. I'rayer
uiertlnc u Tuesday nltfliK
LOCAL nml OTHERWISE.
J. V. Proctor, of Quail, was in
V. II, Sowder was up fr oin Brod
L. T. Stewart is here this week
takeiug up lumber.
Mrs. W. T Short visited triends in
Livingston this week,
J. J. Williams is very ill this
week with heait trouble.
Sam Pennington, was in from
John B. Wood sold here yesterday
35 ycrlings at $22.
You can sell your poultry to A.
Bryan's near railroad crossing.
Lige Herriu .was up from Livingston
the first oi the week.
North Bishop Jr., ol Brodhead,
spent Tuesday here on business-
Lee Arnold and Wix Dillion:0"
Jt ,1,e earlV spring.
were up from Livingston Thursday
Born to the wife ol Harison
Pitman Saturday morning a girl.
John Ilurd's little child, nine
months old, died Monday morning
Ben Lair age 44 died at his home
near Copper creek Sunday night of
Judge J. W. Alcorn, of Stanford,
was here Tuesday, looking after
some legal buiiness.
Fred Halm has returned from a
visit to his daughter, Miss Miifnie,
at Eort Wayne, Iud.
II. C. Jones was appointed Constable
to fill the vacancy caused by
the death of Ben Lear.
Saniatitha Albright, a daughter
of Billy Albright, died at Brodheac
Monday, of consumption.
For the best flour in town, by
the barrel or sack, for the least
money, call on Houk & Son.
Judge Morrow past through
Sunday on his way to Williamsburg
to begin court at that place,
Albert Cressfield of Cumberland
Gap was here Sunday and Monday
visiting his brother-in-law S. W.
Jo; Coffey and Miss Addie
Adams were married Wednesday
"at the' home of Mrs. Jane Capps,
the mother of the bride.
Dr. A. H. Melcon Dentist will be
kin town on the i.sth;of Jan. and re
main one week all who need dental
vork doue will find him at Joplin
We have been authorized to say
tlat the insurance earned by L. M,
Immk deceased, consisting of a
m of $2000 in the ftuiou Central
lb Ins. Co. of Cincinnati and a
licy of $2coo in the Maccabees,
re both beetLprqraptly paid.
The Signal and Twice-a-week
Courier Journal one year for $1.25.
J. A. Laudrum and family are
visiting relatives in Pittsburg this
Jim Ping and Miss Mary "C.
Davis were niarri'cd at the court
house Monday. .
Why tiot buy where you can get
goods cheap; at A Bryant's near
A. B. Cromer has opened up a
stock of dry-goods and groceries in
the Pennington store room.
Constable Jim Hniuin was in
town the first of the week shaking
hands with his many warm friends.
Jock Sutton and Miss Lulie
Baker were married yesterday at
the home of the bride's mother
Mrs, William Baker.
The Stanford Journal notes the
sales of a lot of heifers at $340; a
bunch of yearlings at 4c; a bunch
ol light hogs at 3c.
S. A. B. Woodford sold to Tonas
Wiel 175 fat cattle for delivery this
month at $4.40 per hundred Winchester
Miss Kale Walden after a two
weeks visit to Miss Oarie Davis at
this plale, returned to her home at
Mrs. Jim Taylor who has been
confined to her room since early
in the summer is no better but
gradually growing weaker.
Mrs. H. C. and G. W. Gentry
went to Livingston Saturday to see
their brother N, H. Tvree who i.s
very low with typhoid fever.
Will Kline, after spending ihe
holidays with his parents Mr. and
Mrs. G. A.Kline, returned Sunday
to his school at Center College
Mi. and Mrs. Joe Williams, of
McKinney, visited the family of
Theo. Wesley the first of the week
Mrs. Williams is a sister of Mr.
John C Taylor was fined $2.50
and the cost Monday by Judge Wil
liams for using his pistol in a reckless
manner an abusing little Grau
' D. S. Piirdom bought from C. C.
Williams the lot lying between
James Matet's'and Willis Adam's
and will erect him a nice dwelling
W. T. Nicholi was fined $1.00
Wednesday by county court for being
drunk at Livingston during
Xmas holidays and sent to jail to
work fine and cost out on rock pile.
If real good old fashion hustling
is what it lakes to make money we
see no reason why our most worthy
townsman W. J. Spaiks, should
not be laying up a good store.
IJro. Walton in Tusday's issue
accused us of arguing ourselves
unknown, but he is .sadly mistaken
vc just happened to get where he
is often found, in the wrong box.
Mr Will Whitaker exrepresentative
from this county died at his home
on Liue creek Monday morning.
His ceath was caused by a relapse
from severe case, ot typhoid fever.
A stray heifer mulcy. No.
marks on her to be found; owner
can have same by paying damages.
Call on George W. Cope, on Griffin's
branch, between Pine Hill and
For Salb. Restaurant, in first
class order full, new stock and
doing a good business; excellent
reasons for selling; will sell at a
bargain; worthy of investigation.
Dr. A. A. H. Sieffcrt, Brodhead,
W. T. and Elmer Houk have
purchasrd the farm which belonged
to their father, L. M. Houk, dee'd.
The farm was divided, Elmer receiving
the part on the west side
of the road including the house
and barn, and Tilman all the land
on the cast side.
Larkiu Mullius Mas tried Mon
day before U. S, Commissioner
James I. White on the charge of
selling liquor without licens and
was held over under a bond of $500
Marshal W. T. Short prosecutes,
with the vim and ability of an
old experienced lawyer
hWjV & l w i iui'iu'waiMu
S. H. Martin came in town
Tuesday and took back home
with him our friend and fellow-man,
"Dr." D. N. Williams to
spend the night.
All persons indebted to me will
please ca'l and settle their accounts
at once, as I am needing ihe
Mrs. Cijko. Brown.
When you see 'Squire Brown,
of Level Green, ask him how he
got home with hissugar, tea, bowl
and pitcher, and what he did with
William Hysinger was in Stanford
Monday selling stock but
found the demand and sales very
poor. He sold two large work
mules for $106 which should .have
easily brought $150.
C. C. Davis has purchased for
$300,00 the lot next to the college,
it is a beautiful place and will be
an elegant location lor a nice residence,
which Mr. Davis intends to
place un it in the near future.
Misses Susie Brown, Maud
Browu and Nannie Thomas of near
Quail have been visiting Miss Luna
Herriu at Livingston. Tothan and
Henry Brown were in yesterday to
We have just received a large
bill of flour in barrels and sacks,
which we guarantee to be as good
as any on the market; and our
prices are such as not to be
equaled by any firm in town.
Houk & Son.
Chapped hands, cracked lips and
roughness of the skin cured quickly
by Banner Salve, most healing
ointment in the world. C. C.
Davis & Co., Mt. Vernon; Dr.
Clark, Brodhead. Hagan Bros. Livingston.
Mr. Kline, who has had charge
of the Stone Quarry at Langsford
lor. the past two years, will soon
give up his position at that place
and move back to his home in Ohio.
Mr. Kline is an exceedingly good
man and we regret very much to
Dr. Will Childress, who is one
.of our nicest and -most deserving
young men is making his preparations
to return to tin- Medical college
at Louisville the first of the
month, from which he wlil get
next June a gieat big sheep skin
and then be a full fledged physican.
All persons indebted to mt,
either by note or account, will
plea.se call and settle same, by the
first of the year; I need the money
and hope you will heed to this request
without lurther notice and
oblige, Jonas McKenzie.
A. W. Stewart of Wildte was in
town Monday. He say he .will
probally sell all of his lands in this
county in the near future to a company
from Ohio which if he does
will occasion a great Ios to Rockcastle,
because he is one of our
best men and we most assuredly
want to hold on to all the good
Look. Top prices paid fo: furs,
game, eggs, poultry, hides, feathers
and all kinds of country produce,
A, E. Albright &Bro.,
Reference: Second National Bank
Cincinnati; First? National Bank,
Stanford, Ky;urry, Tuuis & Norwood,
J. A. Lambert of Rachel, N. C.
writes: "I heartily endorse Foley's
Kidney Cure. It does what you
claim it will do, and there is nothing
equal to it, and I think vou for
the good it has doue me." C. C.
Davis & Co., Mt. Vernon; Dr.
Cla'-k, Brodhead, .Hagan Bros.,
Mr. I. N. Buster, who is oue of
the members of the Rockcastle
Lime und Stone Co. is her to ,s:e
James I. White and U. G. Baker
the other members of the company
about making arrangements for the
operation of their works in the
near future. This company is
composed of three of most energetic
men to be found anywhere in the
stale and considering the advantages
which surrouud them in every
respect, we see no reason why this
great enterprise should1 not bj a
The success of another who entrusted
his business to E. B. Cox
matrimonial agent at this place.
E. B. Blown and Miss Ottie Biown
accompanied by E. B Cox M. A.
and Miss Bessie Mill ,r eloped to
Jclico Friday night uiiere they
were married Saturday morning.
Mr. Brown is an employee of the
L. & N. R. R. and is recognized by
the officials as one qf their most
faithful and trustworthy men.
While, Miss Ottie, althoug but little
over ', Sweet Sixteen" she is exceeding
bright and very beautiful
aud attractive. The editor once
had . the pleasure of having
charge of a school Jof
which she was a member and for
her, We desire to .say that during the
time spent both as a student and
as a teacher, we never come in contact
with a bettet pupil and one
that could advance more readily
than she. The Signal extends its
hearty congratulations to them aud
may this union be a union of peace
and happiness forever.
Station, Thursday evening, at six.
thirty o'clock, Harry Blazer was
married to Miss Stella, the oldest
daughter of Mr. and Mrs. G. A.
Klein. Mrs. Samuel Kinsey, an
able and accomplished sister of the
bride, played the wedding inarch.
Immediately after the ceremony an
elegant dinner was served, W. A-.
Klein, brother of the biide and
Miss Anna Hanson, otBerea, were
the attendants. Mrs. Coddington,
daughter Miss Kate, and sou Harry,
were present fram Berea, also Dr.
Lewis, Mr. & Mrs Bert Coddington
and daughter, Miss Daisy, Frank
Blazer, a brother of the groom,
W. A. Klein, who is attending
Centre College, Danville and Mr.
aud Mrs. Samuel Kinsey, of Denver,
Colorado. Thirteen years
ago Harry Blazer moved with his
parents to this county, from Winchester.
They came originally
fro'ji Greenfield, Ohio, and the
family ot his wife came fioin Buena
Vista, of the same State. He is
the member of the linn of II.
Blazer & Co.. of Conway, aud is an
extensive lumber dealer. Harry
Blazer is one of the finest specimens
of superb nmnhood we
ever saw, possessing three qualifications
that makes man a
jewel sobriety, honesty and in
dustry. A gentleman always a
oughian never. Knowing you
and loving you as we do, we kuow
that you deserve a noble woman,
and we believe that she, whose
heart and hand you wooed
and won, will meet each requirement
and fulfill every demand.
She graduated at Delaware, Ohio,
in 1864. Since that time she has
taught school, teaching the last
two years at Dunkirk, Iudiana, at
which place she was teaching when
married. Her natural ability and
acquired knowledge, makes her fitted
for most any position in life.
She was a pretty bride, beautifully
attired in a dress of Albatross with
flowers. The Klein family moved
here two years ago from Cincinnati,
Mr. G. A. Klein being the
manager of the Rockcastle Stone
Company, but severed his connection
with that company on January
1st. Their home from the very
was dedicated to hospitality,
Mrs. Kinsey aud Mrs. Blazer
beiug bright and happy entertainers
and were always ably assisted
by their brother and parents.
They will live with the groom's
parents, who are very devoted to
him, and there being no othet
child at home, it is very nice indeed
to so li.'e. Harry, may you
prove a blessing to her and may
she crown your life with joy and
happiness is the wish of the Editor,
the Manager aud the "Devil" of
Our trip to Livingston last Saturday
afternoon pruvbd both pleas
ant and profitable. Rockcastle
ought to be, and i proud of that
thrifty and healthy town In two
years it has doubled in population
and has some of the best families
and business, men 'hat can be
found au'y where. It is yet grow-
ing several new houses being
under construction now, chic?
among them is one being put up
for Prof. Mat. Ballard.
The firm of Fields Sparks &
Mullins is one of the stougest firms
in South Eastern Kentucky.- That
capable gentleman, 'V. C Mullins,
will manage the business at Livingston.
Mr. Fields will look after
the lumber interests and liustli ug
W. J. Sparks will be everywhere
"whoop 'cm up."
Bowman & Cockrell is another
srrong firm. They do a large
merchandising business atfd have a
large planing mill. They have
erected .several nice cottages aud
added very ma'erially to the growth
of that town.
Bill Cummins and Bill Monk,
two as fellows as ever
lived, run a splendid butcher shop
in connection with their store.
E. A. Hcrrin is just below and is
doing well selling groceries.
He is always glad to see a Mt. Ver
non boy and we were glad to sen
Young Bob Owens can be found
at McKinney's shop with a
sharp razor ready to shave you.
Farmer & Ptrell, who moved to
Livingston frohijaekson county,
are well liked andare selling carloads
of goods at regular "knockout-prices."
They arc always
glad to see customers ai:dhave a
good word for each one.
The Riverside Mansion always
has time for a dance, aud it's worth
hall a man's life to see that beautiful
figure of Miss Mamie Ballard
giving vent to her fellings in an
old fashioned "jig."
Clever Geo. Pope will run the
Eight Gables; J. K. Stephens will
continue the Mullins House, while
on the other hill Sambrook will always
be ready for a guest. Dis.
Cooper and Pettus care for the
the sick, while Hocker & Co. fills
the prescriptions with care and
But we must stop for a moment,
for the band is in front of the
Court House led by Will McClary
playing "Nearer My God to Thee,"
which takes a man's soul to the
very gates of Paradise. They have
floated on to another "Just as the
Sun Went Down." The music
having closed, we will say that we
found John Magec, an enthusiastic
Maccabee;au industrious merchant,
a fine salesman, a prince of good
T. D. Mullins sells goods when
not preaching, but he thinks the
saving of souls more important
thau the filling of his coffers with
Judge Raines will preside over
the corporation, while brave John
Mullius .vill pull the wayward boys
and men who violate any ordinance
The interest of the great L. & N.
is well looked after by Messrs
Westerfield, Mudd, Moore, Fish-back,
Roller, Bently, Cook, Stucky
aud many others.
The town has three schools,
taught by Profs. Dickerson, Ballard
aud Mrs. Wade.
Livingston also has two thriving
churches Christian and
The Sambrook baud makes delightful
music and adds very much
to tht town.
J. T. Blanketiship and E. A.
Hcrrin, as carpenters and builders,
have driven many nails in ornamenting
thoso hills and our hope
is that they may build a thousand
more houses. In fact, boys, we
are so much impressed with your
town that you may expect us down
ever now and then for we have
"sot ' our eye on a "purty" maid
Bill Mullins, Bud Cockrell aud
Harry Bowman may get rich and
stay single if they want to, but for
us, we are hankerin' after Dina's
hand and then for $9.60 we could
buy old Rastus' cabin and live
with houey on our lips and happiness
in our heaits. 'Tis true,
there woukl be no cut-glass, no
velvet carpels or lace curtains but
there would be Dina, and what
more cquld we ask for than, to
hold her hand and ask: "Who's
sweet?" aud then to have Dina to
drop het head over on our shoulders
aud say "Boaf uv us."
xi:e i"..r ri j aauiaagtcaa
Richmotid'Couit - As a result xjf
January 1 falling on New Year's
day, Richmond had two courtdav.s t
this year Only a small crowd was
in town each day, and but little
business was transacted, The
county court was adjourned over 7
until Tuesday but the banks were
open on Monday. Norris Bros, reported
600 cattle on the market, also
100 sheep which- sold at $3 per
head. Cattle sold at from 3 to 5c.
There a number ot horses aud mules
on the- market also. Both days
Redd &. Bro. bought 35 head of
young Thin Rind hogs from Judge
Jon, S Phelps at $. per cwt. They,
averaged 257 lbs. They also
bought from other parties 90 head
of fat shotesat 3 cents per hundred.
Schwartzchild & Sulzburg have
purchased of James E. Clay, 242
export cattle, averaging 1,400-pounds,
and the price- said to be
over $5 25. Jonas Weil bought of
Sani Woodford, of Clark, Thursday,
175 head of fat cattle for January
delivery, at $5.40 per hundred.
W.,W. Lyon and A. T. .Hunii
cold to Henry .Garten, ot Marion
3 mules at $75 and a harness
marc for $107.50. They sole to
D. C, Alon some butcher stuff at 3 j
and a bunch of hogs at 3c and
bought of Eld. Joseph Ballou a
mare mule far $90.
If you .vant your watch or clock
cleaned or repaired, spectacles repaired,
or new spec frames, gold or
gold filled, nickel or steel; or glass
for watch; or any kind of spring for
watch or clock; or new balance
staff put in watch or pivoting of
any kind done; or watch case' 9
jewelry cleaned and made look
new; or rings cut to fit; or gold and
silver soldering neatly done, call on
S. C. Franklin, at the Signal
Office, Mt. Vernon, Ky.
County Court. Fourth Man
day in each month
Quarterly Court. Fiist Mas-day
in January, April, July and.
Circuit Cuup.t. Second Mn
day in February, Fourth Monday
in May and Third Monday in Sep
Mt Vkrnon Police Court
Third Monday in eaeh month. .
MT. VERNON. KY,
P. A. Penningtou, D. D. S.; M. B.
N W Cor. Third and Chestnut StS.
Will be at Miller House, It
Vernon during all Circuit Courts.
G. W. Mcci.urk. J. W. Bxowu,
McCLURE & BROWN
Mt. Vernon, Ky,
All business entrusted to our care
will receive prompt attention.
Office on Maiu street
C. C. WILLIAMS,
Mt. Uernn Ky.(
CuOffice on 2nd floor f sew
brick on Church street. Special
attention given to collections.
F. FRANCISCO, Propr.
Located atjthe DcpotV?ar.
Good Livery Attached
Meet all Trains, Dav aud . jhl
Traveling Men and Railroad
men Solicited. Will fur
hiuclies for all trains.