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Frankfort Ky August 10 1904
To Superintendents Teachers and
Patrons
A maj rity of the counties of the
° State through their County School
Book Commissions have in ac
curdauce with uu act which becatre
a law February 8th 1904 errtitlen I
An Act to Create a State School
Book Co iiinission etc adopted a
uniform series of text books to a1
used in all public schools of Ken
tucky for five years beginning
September ist 1904 as statediu
the following proclamation by the
Governor
A PROCLAMATION
To the People of the COOl men
wealth or Kentucky
Whereas The General Assembly
of the Commonwealth of Kentucky
session of 1904 passed an act en
t itled An Act to Create a State
JSchool Book Commission and a
County School Book Commision
Commisiont
and to ProCure for Use in the Pub
1 ic Schools of this Commonwealth
a Uniform series of Text Books
and to Define the Duties and Pow
ers of Such Commission to Fix the
Maximum Prices of Said Text
Book to Make Preparations for
Carrying This Act Into Effect and
Providing Penalties for the Viola
tion of the Same It andwhich act
became a law February 8th 1904
andWhereas
Whereas Tflfr State School Book
Commission as requiree by said act I
did advertise for and receive bids or i
proposals from publishers of school
text books to furnish the same toIi
the pupils and patrons ol the com
mon schoolsof this Commonwealth
and transmitted to the various
County School Book Commissions
lists samples and prices of all
hooks so offered by such publishers
und said County School Book Com
V missions did in due time select
ana report to the State School Book
Commission their respective selec
tions of text books from said lists
andWhereas
Whereas The State School Book
Commission did on July 1st and
2nd 1904 canvass said reports and
tabulate the result of said selections
made by said County School Boo k
+ Commissions and awarded the con
tract to furnish said books to the
publishers thereof in accordance
JI r dw x with the said selections or adop
tions of a majority of the said
County School Book Commissions
as required by section IV of said
acts the titles of text books so
adopted and the retailand exr
r change prices thereof being as fol
lows towit
towilReth
Reth Price Ex Price
The Modern Speller 12 06
McGuffeysEclectic
Prirnerto 05
T New McGuffey
First Reader 12 06
New M c G u ff e y
Second Reader 20 10
New McGuffey
Third Reader27 13
New McGuffey
Fourth Reader35 17
New M c G u ff e y
Fifth Reader45 22
Rays Modern Pri
mary Arithmetic 15 06
Rays Modern lutel
Irctual Arithme
tic 20 10
Rays Modern Ele
nifcntary Arith I
trietic v 25 j2
Rays Modern Practical 21
tical Arithmetic 40 20
Natural Primary
Geography 40 20I
Natural Complete 1
Geography 80 40
Longs New Lan
guage Exercises
I
Part 1 12 06
Longs New Lan
guage Exercises
Part II 17 08
Longs New Lan
guage Lessons
Part III 25 12
Harveys New Lan
guage Lessons 25 12
Harveys New En
gush Grammar
for schools4o 20
Maxwell Smiths
Writing in En
glish 65 32
New Century Ele
mentary Physi
ology 55 27
NewCentury Inter
mediate Physi
ology 30 15
Eclectic Primary
History40 20
Eclectic History of
the United States 70 35
Kiukeads HistoryI
of Kentucky65 32
Petermans Civil
Government 45 22 i
r
Rational Writing < j
Books each05 j 1
And Whereas The contractor
American Book Company to vhom
the said consract to furnish said
books was so awarded has entered 1
into the required contract with the r
State School Book Commission
and has executed bond in the soul
of6rty thousand 50000 wilhjc
good and sufficient surety to faith j
fully perform all duties and obiiga 1
lions of said contract now there I
foreI I
I J C W Beckham Governor
in pursuance of section VIII of
slid act and by virtue of the power I
thereby conferred do hereby proclaim
I
claim that said books are the le
gaily adopted test books for uni 1
form use in all the common schools
of this Commonwealth and I herej
by fix September 1st 1904 as the I
date on and after which all public I
common schools in counties having
no existing legal contract for school
books shall use the same for a
period of five years from said date
The attention of County School
Book Commissions and teachers in
such counties is called to the pen
alties imposed by section X of said
act for violations thereof
In counties having existing legal
contracts with the said American
Book Company the said State Se
ries of text books may be intro
duced in lieu of the corresponding
books of sail contractor if such
counties elect to do so on and after
July 1st 1905 If such counties
I
do not so elect to use the State Se
ries before the expiration of such
contract they shall do so immedi
ately after the expiration ofsuch
county contract thereby conform
ing to and fully establishing the
State uniformity of text books con
templated by said act
tIn testimony whereof I have
hereunto set my hand and caused J
the Great Seal of the Common >
wealth to be affixed Done at
Fraukfort this ninth dayof Augnst
nineteen hundred and four and the
one hundred and thirteenth year
of the Commonwealth
J C W BECKHA
Governork
H V McCHESNEY
McCHESNEYSecretary
Secretary of State
SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS
Superintendents Countv School
Book Commissions and teachers
will please note the following spe
cial instructions relative to the new I
Uniform School Book Law and its
respecterx e
schools I It is tke duty of each County
School Book Commission to select
two or more agents or dealers in
6such counties to supply patrons
and pupils with the books provided
for Section 8 These appoint
ments of dealers should be reported
to the contracting publishers the
American Book Company Cincin
CincinInati
nati Ohio whose duty it is to ar
range with the dealers soappointed I
to supply and sell books Section I
15 I
II The prices of the books as
printed above shall appear on the I
respective books and it is hula N i
fnl for any agent or dealer to sell
6any of said books at a retail price
higher than that printed on the
back of the book or at an exchange
price higher than that printed on I
the back of the book Anydealer
who sells any of the State Series of
books at higher prices than those
printed on the back thereof is liable
to a fine of not less than fifty dol
I lars nor more than one hundred
dollars Section 7
II All counties whose contracts
have expired and all cities which
have no legal contract for books
must use the State Series from an d
after September ist 1904 Failure
to do so subjects the members of
the County School Book Commis
sion in such county to a fine of not
less than one hundred dollars nor
more than five hundred dollars
and teachers in such counties who
use other books than those pro
vided by law cannot legally receive
any salary so long as such violation
continues Section 10
IV Counties having existing
legal contracts willcontinue to use
the books covered by said contracts
until the expiration thereof unless
the County School Book Si
sion of any such county elect to
abandon the books published by
the American Book Company 1if
any which may be covered by such
county contract and substitute
therefor the corresponding books 1
of the State Series published by I
the same company In the event
of such preference such counties I
jmay change to the State Series any
rpon or after July ist 1905 and
have the privilege of the exchange
for one year and retail prices of the
H
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t5
f
Tk
TkOY
t
f
Stale Series instead of continuing r
the use of books now under county
contract ioj the full term for which t
said contract was made
1
V The exchange price referrsd
to above and printed on the back I
of each book is the price in cash s
which will have to be paid for a
new book when a g
old ouein actual use is suneuder
ed and given to the agent or dealer
who sells the new book Inorder I
to get the benefit of these exchange
prices the new books must be in
troduced and the exchanges made
within one year ofter the counties
become eligible to take the State
Series Section 5 Any county
therefore or city which jails to
make the change required within
o e year after September ist 1904in
jf such county or1 city has no ex
valueI
of its old books Counties whose
contracts expire next year or that
may decide to abandon their coun y
contracts andaccept in lieu thereof
the State Series will have one
year from the date of such expira
tion or such acceptance of the State
Series within which to make the
exchangeAll
All counties under existing con
tracts are entitled to the exchangt
price for one year after the intro
duction of the uniform series
VI It is important that all
1s
school officials teachers and patrons
cooperate in establishing and en
forcing the provisions of the Uni
form School Book Law Any de
viation Troni the requirements
should be reported to the Statt
School Book Commission at Frank
fort
JAS H FUQUA SR i
j
FROM 148 to 92POUNDS J
One of the most remarkable
cases of a cold deep rated on the i
thd t
of MrS Gerfude E Fenner j
Marion IndJ vho was entirely
cured by the use of One Minute
The e
coughing and straining so weaken
ed me that I rn down in weight
from 148 to 92 pounds I tried a
number of remedies to no avail un
ur
titl used One Minute Cough Cure
eul
Four bottles of this wonderful
remedy cured me entirely of the
cough strengthened my lungs and
weighs t I
health and strength vSold by
i Mt Vernon Drug Company
They have ditties oh such ditties
That theyve dashed of while in
spired
Nervy it is but all cities
They will serenade till fired
They already Sic Em Teddy
Warbling are and Watson S lve
Us
What a Grand Old Man Is Davis
He Is Heady and Hes Steady
Theres a Corker Hoosier Talker
On the Fairbanks Far Away
Nones a Marker to Judge Parker r
Debs Will Lead Us In The Fray
I Lets All followxByrus Swallow
Cast a Ballot In November
asFor a Dollar Thats Not Hollow
And theres some I cant remember
THREE JURORS CURED
OF CHOLERA MORBUS WITH ONE
SMALL BOTTLE OF CHAMBER
LAINS COLIC CHOLERA AND
DIARRHOEA REMEDY
ofMr G W Fowler of Hightowcr
seAla relates an experience he had
lewhile serving au a petit jury in a
murder case at Edwardsville coo n
ty seat of Clebourne county Ala
He says While there I ate sonre
fresh meat and some souse meat
and it gave me cholera morbus in a
very severe form I was never more
s ck in my life and sent to the drug
store for a certain cholera mixture
rebut the druggist sent m < te bottle of
Chamberlains Colic Cholera and
Diarrhoea Remedy instead sa > ing
that he had what I sent for but
that this medicine was so much
ith to
l me in the fix I was in I took one
flre t e
curon c d
j me entirely Two fellow jurors
were afflicted in the same manner
I and one twentyfive cent bottle
iscured the three of us For sale
I by Chas C Davis
I Uncle Henry says When V a
tomans wife anus haveral little odd
Fobs about the house fer her hus
I band ter do when he comes home
from work it shows she takes zn
interest in life
CASTOR I A
For Infants and Children
The Kind You Have Always Bough 1
Bears the STJ SG1 Z
Signature of Cyffl3U
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WABD
J W Norton returned home
last week from Jellico where he
had been at work I
Ivfrs Nautiic Pypnegavs ale
r nghg oiie day las week 1 1to cI
present were Mrs Matilla Honk
Mrs RL Bray and daughter Miss
CIR
ltettuerand daughter Sallie They
TheyI
eiijijedqiiite a nice trine I
Mrs JT Liver visited Mrs
R L Saturday v I
Misses Allie and Sarah Moore are
visiting their btothere Wm and I
Thos Moore and sister Mrs Geo
Sowder at Livingston I
G S Green Wm McKinney
and Charley Vanhook are at Liv
ingston working on the section
CAUSE OF INSOMNIA
Indigestion nearly always dis
turbsthe sleep more or less and is
often the cause of insomnia Many
cases have been permanently cured I
by Chamberliinfs Stomach and
Liver Tablets For sale by Chas
C Davis asI
FREERECLINING
RECLINING
RECLININGCHAIR
CHAIR CARS
PULLMANOBSERVATION
OBSERVATION
OBSERVATIONPARLOR
PARLOR CARS
DININC CARS
and SLEEPERS
ON THE POPULAR
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Henderson Route
BETWEEN Lhuisville St Louis
the West and
Southwest
SouthwestIf
If you want to travel on the
SOLID CO lFOUTitine GET
1lUUTn E
HAIJ1T Its a good habit to
acquire Ask the Agent for this
Routing when purchasing your
Tickets
L j IRWIN A Gen iasngr Agt
GKO L AREETT
LGARRETTTrav
Trav Pasngr ARt
LOUISVILLE KENTUCKY
LOW RATES TO COLORADO
AND UTAH RESORTS
Best reached via the Missouri
Pacific Railway From St Loui
to Pueblo Colorado Springs and
Denver 25 oo Glen wood Springs
3700 Salt Lake City X38 oo
roundtrip Correspondingly low
tvn
rates from all points Tickets on
sale daily until Sept 30 return
limit Oct 31 1804 Liberal stop
overs with diverse routes Three
fast trains daily from St Louis
elegant equipment For des rip
live literature particulars etc
consult Ticket Agents or address
R T G Matthews T P A
Room 301 Norton Bldg Louisville
Ky
er a 1
Rockcastle Circuit Court
1n
vs INotice of
Sheriffs
Wm Thomas tc
Trustees of Com School rShcriffs e
Dist No 72 iRockcastle j
County Deft J
By virtue of execution No 497
which issu d from the Clerks office of
rethe R Rockcastle Circuit Court op a
judgment in saia court for the sum of
115i5 with interest at the rate of 6
per cent per annum from the 1st day
of Feb 1902 until paid and the aYr
ther gum of 811535 with interest at
the rate of 6 per cent from the
tday of190 and the cost of this
haction which is 8740 with a credit
of 2632 paid Dec 23 1903 and
6 720 paid March 15 1903 I will pro
teed to offer for sale at the front door
eof the Court House in Mt Vernon Ky
lto the highest and best Bidder at pub
lLi
lie auction on MONDAY THE 19
erDAY of SEPT 1904 same being first
titie e
tiehours of 8 oclock a m and 4 oclock
Ckh
p m on a credit of three months the
following described property towit
One school house and lot onChest
nut Ridge Rockcastle county Ky
located in common school district No
72 of said county and being the s ouch
house in which school is being taught
at this time and said lot contains one I
Snacre more or less and is levied on as
property of the said common school
districtNo 72
Fen the purchase price the purchas
er will be required te give bond with
good surety bearing legal interest
from the date of sale and having the
force and effect of a judgment Bid
ders will be prepared to comply
promptly with these terms
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MT VERNON KY
OPENED 1900
CAPITAL STOCK 15000
C C WILLIAMS PRES JAS T ADAMS VICEPRES
W L RICHARDS CASHIER Ar R FURNISH ASST CASH
DIRECTORSC C William Geo Livesay A T Fish
S H Martin Rod Perry J E Houk
We solicit accounts of firms and individuals Careful attei
Hon is given collections entrusted to us
Our friends and patrons art invited to call when in town
Phone No 55
WjNcx1jmRCTORY
FACTORY LOADED SHOTGUN SHELLS
Its not sentiment = that makes the most successful shots shoot
Wge4testerFacto Loaded Shells Its the re
suits they give Its their entire reliability even
nesiqf pattern and uniform shooting Winchester
Leader shells loaded with smokeless powder pMp
sare the best shells on the market Winchester
Repeater shells leaded with smokeless powder
are Cheap in price but not in quality Winchester
New Rival black powder shells are the favorite 1
black powder load on the market on account of p
ofi
these brands and you n be well pleased They aye j
THE SHELLS THE CHAMPIONS SHOOT
French LTGKand
ne S
In the highlands of Indiana a two hours ride from Louisville
there flowwonderful healing waters that youd spend hundreds
of dollars to enjoy if they were in Europe
A recent visitor from Philadelphia who formerly went to
Carlsbad e veryyear said I do not see why anyone goes to
Europe for medicinal waters The water is as beneficial and
the scenery and surrounding country the air and the oppor
tunities tor recreation are better the hotels and all accommoda
tions are much finer at French LickWest Baden Springs
and this gentleman is a native of Switzerland
The splendid wooded hills with the coo invigorating air of these
highlands where one can er joy rambles in thu depths of the forest
or rides and drives among the numerous bridle paths and road
rtways afford pleasure for those who desire rest and quiet while at
the splendid and exilerating casinos one can have all the entertain
ment and social pleasure possible at the most fashionable resorts
ROUTEe
For booklets telling all about the woters
Hotel Rates and full information write
E H BACON D P A Louisville Ky
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THE SMART SET
p A Magazine of Cleverness
isDtagszines should have a well defiaed purposeGenuine en
tertainment amusement and mental recreation are the mitives
ridof TEIE SMART SET the
MAGAZINESr
Its novels a complete one in each number ace by the most
brilliant authors of both hemispheres
Its short stories are matchless clean and fullof human interest
Its poetry covering the entire field ofversepathos love humor
ndernessis by the most popular poets men and women of the day
IIts jokes witticisms sketches etc are admittedly the most mirth
provoking
160 PAGES DELIGHTFUL HEADING
No pages are wasted on cheap illustrations editorial vaporings 01
h wearing essays and idle discussions
I EVERY PAGE will interest charm and refresh you
neSubscribe now2 50 per year Remit in cheque P 0or
Express order or registered letter to THE SMA11T SET 452
Fifth Avenue New York
N BSample copies sent free on application I
lAyers Pills
Want your moustache or beard
abeautifulbrownorrichblack Use
j
Keep them in the house
Take one when you feel bil
ious drdizz They act di
rectly on the iiveriowelrS0
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ATTORNEYATLAW
ATTORNEYATLAWMT
MT VERNON KY
Z OFFICE On 2rd floor of
The Bank of Mt Vernon on Church
trcctSl ccial attention givcu
to collections
collectionsPhone
Phone No So
A
M L MYERSI
I OFFICE At residence on Cld
Main St known as the C C Wil
I liams residence
PHONE No 73
Will be in office at BRODHEAD
every MONDAY noon till Tuesday
J noon C McCLARY
Undertaker
Embalmer
I Complete
iIMt
f t FirstC Work loss I
LINE of Caskets
Robes c
Ordeis by Telephone attend
ed promptly
Stanford Ky
The VERANDA HOTEL
JOSEPH COFFEY PROPR
Stanford t KYr
Specially equipped foo traveling
men Sample room on first floor
Bath rooms free to guests
RATES 200 aer day
WM Francisco
MONUMENTAL WORKS
Brodhead Ky
Granite and Marble Monuments
and Tombstones
ALL YORK FIRSTCLASS
SATISFACTION GIVEN
Frith Hotel
BRODHEAD KY
GEORGE JETER PROP
Headquarters for Traveling Men
Good Sample Room
RoomLivery
Livery Attached
The patronage of Rockcastle citi
zens specially desired
1
Miller House
HUGH MILLER PROPRIETOR
Headquarters for
Commercial Men
fffi Porter at all trainsa
MT VERNON DIRECTORY
COURT CALENDAR
COUNTY COURT Fourth Mon
MonS
lay in each month
I QUARTERLY COURT Fiist Mon
lay in each month
CIRCUIT COURT Second Mon
lay in February Fourth Monday
n May and Third Monday in Sep
ember
emberMT 0
MT VERNON POWCK COURT
Third MoadstV in each month
CHURCHES
Services it the Christian Church Preach
ng 1st d3r I Sundays at II a m and at
r3u pm
Sundaj School 930 a m every Sunday
SundayPraye
The public are cordially invited to attend
attendo
ServicesPresbyterianbolds
Presbyterian Holds services on the
thetth
Baptist ChllrcJaR rvireg on the Third
Thirdjaturday
Sundayehoolat
neelins on Tuesday utKhts
UISONIC
Ashland lodge No 640 meets 2nd MOB
MOltby
HT VERSOS R A CHAPTER No
Ui MEEIS every SECOND MONDAY
a 2 p m
MACCABEES
1C OT 11 TEST No 21 meets every li
ad 3rd Monday at 730 p m
JAS E HOUK Com
CUAS C DAVIS R K
Cat uses
Catarrh of the
Stomach
For many years it has been supposed that
thatCatarrh
ofand dyspepsia but the truth is exactly thai
thetopposite
opposite Indigestion causes catarrh Re
pealed attacks of Indigestion inflames thet
mucous membranes lining the stomach and
exposes the nerves of the stomach thuscaus
Ing the glands to secrete mocha instead oJJ
the juices of natural digestion this la
lacalled
Kodol Dyspepsia Cure
relieves all inflammation ofc thd mucous
membranes lining the stomach peotectthn
nerves and cures bad br t1l1 risings
a sense of fullness weqcaUngvIndteisstioa
dyspepsia and alI tomachtrouble3
EatMake
SWMUBottles
Bottles only Raculir w l 00 hoJdtef 254 times
the trial size which sells for 50 cents
Prepared by E O OoWITTat CO Chicago
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