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THE CLAY CITY TIME
J. E. Burgher, Publisher. We are Here to Help Clay City, the Surrounding Country and Ourselves. PUBLISHED EVERY THUUSDA VOL. XXVT CLAY (MTV. K.V.. THURSDAY. FKBUUAUY )7, lim. NO. 7 New Millinery Store M rs. W m. M on t 7., -I r. , of Heat, tyville, was here Sunday to visit home ffk. M". Mountz, I n connection with Miss Miry Nel son, of thi city,' will open about March 1 1 1 li n new and choice se lection of millinery injj,e build ing formerly occupied by Mrs. Mount.. IJpfore the opening Miss Nelson will go to Cincinnati and inform herself of the latest styles and there make the purcjiase for the store. Miss Nelson is' an ex perienced trimmer and her ser vice should he appreciated hy the Indies of Clay City. Watch these columns for the announce merit about March 1. Building Modern Home Mr. Geo. P. Hurkehas recently purchased a new Delco Electric lighting plant to he placed in hi line residence now in course of construction in this county at Kosslyn. This home when com pleted will he modern in every particular. Mr. Rurke is to be congratulated upon his act of re maining at home and help to im prove his home county. If more of our best people would do like wise instead of setting disgusted and moving to other counties Powell would be better oil". Town Board Reports The town Roird of Trustees is having a financial statement of the municipality published in this issue of the Times, that the skeptical may see that their tax money is certainly being spent for good purposes, particularly the school. The delinquent tax payer should be ashamed of him self and come across w ith his tax. If the delinquents insist on delay they will befhamed when they see their property advertised for sale to satisfy their tax. Let's all pay up and help out. Wm. Howell for Jailor Win. Howell, the incumbent, asks the suH'rage of Powell Demociat8 tor their support for re-election of jailer in the Au gust primary. Mr. Howell for the past four years has been a faithful officer, and in connec Hon with the jail has kept one of the best eating houses in Ken tucky for the weary visitors and attendants at the courts of the county. He is making the race on his record which is known to the people of the county. The Times asks that all Democrats in the county give his candidacy the consideration it deserves. Working Our Way Kstill County is doing consid erable work on the road leading from Irvine this way. The Mas ters hill has been cut down great ly and other work is progressing. Kstill in acting wisily in direct ing her road work this way. Shall we meet her? Bro. Robbins at Olive Hill Rev. Sherman Robbing went to Olive Hill Friday and preach ed at hii church near there ?atur day and Sunday. W. T. McGuire for Representative In this issue of The Times will be observed the announcement of V. T. McGuire, of this city, for Ilprenetative of the Powell Wolfe district, subject to the Democratic vote at the August primary. Mr. McGuire is a lead ing merchant and farmerof Pow ell County, and a loyal Doniocrat and party worker. He is well qualified to till the position and will make a splendid representa five of the people if elected. Mr. McGuire has never before sought oflic, contenting himself by working in the harness of the party. He is a good citizen and a loyal mountain man who will do good for the district if nomi nated and elected as hi9 friends expect him to be. Goes With the Gulf Tom Mountz, who for the past four years has been a traveling salesman for the Indian Refining Company, resigned his position with this company several days ago to accept a similar position with the Gulf Refining Company, Louisville. The Times person ally knows Mr. Mountz and has had extensive business dealings with the (iulf. We cheerfully recommend them both to the trade. Fruit Trees--You Need Them The. old reliable nursery of II. F. Ilillenmeyer cc Sons has their spring announcement in this is sue of The Times. Everybody in this county needs fruit trees, and everybody knows that Ilillen meyer sells the kind of trees that do best in this same climate. To The Voters of Powell Staufon, Ky. Feb. loth, 1921. To the voters of Powell County: Having announced myself as a candidate for re-election to the office of jailer of. your county, I take this method of soliciting your suffrage. Since my bov hood I have been a loyal worker for the interest of the Demo cratic party, as has been all my family, who have lived in the county for over fifty years and I am the only one of them ever to ask for office. I have tried faith fully to discharge all of the du ties required of the jailer since my term of ollice began, and hnv'e heard no complaints, so I take it my services has been sat isfactory. I would not have an nounced myself thus early, but having noticed that other candi dates are asking for places I want to be in time. The property of the county has been looked after by me diligently, all processes placed in my fianda have been promptly executed, tle jail hat been kept in a cleanly condition, and what few prisoners have been placed in my charge have been humanely cared for and treated. I feel that I am enti tled to an endorsement, and most earnestly ask that you give me yourloyal support, pledging my. self to faithfully stick to the job. Very respectfully, Wm. Howell. Balmy Spring Days Florida never gives oil any fin er weather than has been with us all of this week. The days have resembled fine April weath er, (irassis beginning to grow, and coal is coming down every where on account of nQj demand during the balmy days. The Ground hog, o far, is prov ing his worthy and dependable prognostications to be true. Rut the paper lust night says a cold wave and by the time this paper reaches its readers, the spring weather may all be elF. Peaches are in great d inger. R. C. Baker Enters Race . Mr. R. C. Haker, of Stanton, this week enters the race for Representative in the Powell Wolfe district subject to the vote of the Democrats. Mr. Raker is a splendid gentleman, and a man well qualified to represent us at Frankfort next winter. His an nouncement appears in this issue of the Times. Democrats, you owe it. to yourselves to weigh well the claims of Mr. Baker be fore casting your vote in the Au gust primary. Floyd Wills for Sheriff Floyd Wills, of Stanton, an nounces his candidacy for the Democratic nomination for Sher iff in this issue of the 'limes. Every one in the county knows Floyd Wills, and every body is his friend. He has served four years as deputy and knows the business from a to z. His claim for support is worthy of due con sideration by all Democrats in the ounty who are interested in getting a set of good ollice rs for the next four years. Mrs. Ewen In Serious Condition Mrs. W. R. Ewen, of Clark county, w-as taken suddenly ill last Wednesday and for a while it looked that she could not live. Her sister, Mrs. O. L. Smith, of this city, was called to her bed side Friday. Upon her return home she reports her sister's con dition as being very critical, suf fering from nervousness and heart trouble. New Barber Shop E. F. Harris has opened a new barber shop in the Cassidy build ing adjoining the Red River Ho tel where he invites the public to call when they need a fdiave or hair cut. "Jack" has many friends who wish him well in his new enterprise. He will continue his other line of business in con nection. Has Tonsils Removed Heverly White, Jr., accompa nied by his father, T. G. White, went to Lexington Tuesday where a specialist operated on him for adenoids, and at the same time removed his tonsils. The boy was able to return home in the afternoon with his father. Mrs. Mastin III Mrs. Nancy Mastin is very eick at the home of her daughter, Mrs. J. A. Sewell near Walters-ville. STANTON. Sherill Wm. Garrett was in Frankfort Wednesday on busi ness. Mrs Ellie Smith, of Carlisle, is the guest of Mrs. Nannie Creacy. Mrs. W. II. Kelly, Vale, Ore gnu, was the week end guest, of Mrs. James Prolitt. Mrs. Hertha Cable, Rogers, Kv., was the guest of Mrs. James Profit Monday night. I. S. Roone, A. T- Stewart and Jno. I). Atkinson were in Louis ville Friday on business. Rev. McClelland Stamper preached at the Christian church Saturday night, and Sunday. Mrs. Annie Norton, Beatty ville, was here several days last week the guest of relatires. Miss Ruth Tcrrill, Campton, is here to enter Stanton College, and will be with Mrs. James Profit. The members of the Christian church Sunday school donated $12 So Sunday to the Near East Relief fund. Mr. and Mrs. W. J. Raybould are the proud "parents of a beau tiful son born at. their home here Monday the' 14th. R. P. Greene, Frankfort, State Supervisor of High Schools, was here Thursday on business. Mr. Green is also agent for the Gen eral Education Hoard of New York. Hutler Iiarnes returned Tues day from Spruce where he at tended the burial of his aunt, Mrs. l.arbary Rayburn. Mrs. Ray burn died at her home in In dianapolis, I ml. 4 Important Methodist Meeting An important meeting of lead ing Methodists of the Kentucky conference will be held iu Lex ington, February 18. Dr. J. II. Reynolds, director general of the Christian Education commission, will meet with Kentucky Metho dists and assist in the organiza tion of the conference for push ing the financial campaign to secure the fcAOOO.OOO fund which Southern Methodists will spend in advancing the educational in terests of theirjChurch. This meeting will bring togeth er the leading officials, ministers, editors, and lay workers within the bounds of the Kentucky con ference. Rishop Collins Dennv, of Richmond, Va., will be the ranking church official present. YTm. R. Campbell, president of Kentucky Wesleyan College, Winchester, will be an interested visitor due to the fact that this is the only institution of the Methodist Episcopal Church, South which is under the control of the Kentucky conference. W. W. Ball, of Maysville, fin ancial director for the confer ence, wiil preside. Associated with Mr. Rail are seven district director! who will see that the every member canvass is pushed in the districts into which the conference it divided. Personal Paragraphs. Pete Wells and Hugh Rush were in Winchester Monday. Miss Maud Howen, of Slade, is here to visit her aunt, Mrs. I). R. Daniel. Tilden Tracy, of Dayton, Ohio, is here on a visit to his father, F. P. Tracy. Johnny T. Wright, of Winches ter, was here Tuesday transact ing business. T. M. Mountz is in Louisulle this week on business with the Gulf Refining Company. II. II. Pherigo and little daugh ter spent Monday with Mr. Pher igo's parents at Lexington. Miss Thelma Gillis left yester day for Jellico, Tenn., to visit her uncle, T. K. Gillis, and fam ily. Miss Ruth Shearer, who is at tending the Fugazzi school of business at Lexington, was home over Sunday, Joe Mullens, who purchased a farm and moved here last Spring from Pilot, is moving back to his old homestead, Mrs. James Cory, of L. A; E. Junction came up Tuesday to see her mother, Mrs. Nancy Mastin, near Waltersville. Thos. Edge was in Winchester Wednesday to investigate the tobacco market before taking his fine crop there. (i. C. Rassett, who is working in Lawrence county oil fields, spent Sunday with his daughter, Mrs. Raymond Knight. 11. Walker Clinton, Cincinnati, was the guest of his friend, V. V. Shearer, who was home from the oil fields Sunday. Mrs. C. M. Warner and little daughter, Mary Charles, Mt. Sterling, spent the past week with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. M. F. Shearer. Wm. Townsend came down from Howen Monday and spent the day with his old friend, Wm. Rriscoe,near the city. Tho 'Squire contemplates on making the race for Magistrate in his home dis trict. Luther James of Howen, was here yesterday morning and had some sale bills printed advertis ing a sale of personal property at his place March 25. Mr. James will move to Wisconsin to reside after his sale in March. Miss Delia C. Portwcod was called home while attending spe cial term at Eastern Kentucky State Normal on account ef the serioud illness of her sister, Mat talene Cyprenne. She also came home at term's end to find her sitter slowly convalescing. She has been ill some six weeks. The financial objective of th Christian Education, movement is in the hands of the moft suc cessful business men in this sec tion. They have made a careful survey of the situation and are optimifctic as to the result. It is the genera! opinion that the fund will be oversubscribed. May 29 to June 5 is the time set for the financial campaign.