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THE CLAY CITY TIM:
J. E. Burgher, Publisher. We are Here to Help Clay City, the Surrounding Country and Ourselves. , PUBLISHED EVERY TIIUHZSAY VOL. XXVI. CLAY CITY. KY., THURSDAY, JUNK. ) NO. I'M. School Board Elects Teachers The City School Hoard met Saturday night and selected the following teachers for the City High and Graded Schools : Mrs. Payne, Superintended ; Mrs. Whitinghill, Principal; Mrs. Franklin Smith, teacher ; Miss Frazier, teacher. The three first named teachers taught in our school last year and gave satisfaction to the pat rons, and the Board is indeed fortunate to be able to get these teachers for the coming term. Miss Margaret Hackley, who taught in the school last year, goes to her home at Georgetown with the best wishes of a large number of friends in Clay City. Ankle Dislocated Last. Thursday afternoon while Klza Baber was cranking his au tomobile on the new hill work near Stanton, the emergency brakes failed . to hold which let the machine 6tart backwards to ward the new fill, Mrs. Baber and two other ladies were in the machine at the time. Mrs. 15a ber jumped and sustained a dis located ankle. The other occu pants of the car sat still and were unhurt, Mr. Baber grabbing a wheel and turning the machine into the bank backwards. Makes Trip to;Campton V. T. McGuire, one of Powell county's candidates for Repre sentative in the Powell-Wolfe district, made a trip over to Campton Monday, it being coun ty court day there to have the opportunity of meeting the vot ers of that county. .He fouud considerable support and much encouragement in his race. lie a' so found it very dry in Wolfe, aud says he was surprised to Eee 8i) many horses on the court day market at Campton. For County Attorney In this issue of The Times Ma rion Atkinson announces his can didacy for the Democratic nomi nation for County Attorney to succeed himself. Mr. Atkinson is a rising young attorney and it may be expected that his present ellicient services will be improv ed by his growing practice and t ie performance of his duties as counsel for the c unty. It is not probable that he will have auy opposition in the primary. Mrs. Curtis Passes Away Mrs. Dena Curtis, wife of E. D. Curtis, dropped dead at their home at Virden Wednesday, June 1. Burial at Powell's Valley church Friday. Mrs. Curtis was a Miss King before marriage, a daughter of Lyman King, who died two mouths ago. She is sur vived by her widower aud five children at home and a married rsou-, Clayton Curtis, of Virden. Protracted Services at North Bend Elder D. H. Matherly, of Rich mond, and Elder J. T. Adams, of Stanton, will hold a series of meetings at North Bend Chris tian church this county begin ning July 4th at 7:30 p. m. Mrs. Russell Returns Home Mrs. Jennie Russell has return ed from the Gibson Infirmary at Richmond where she went March 2Jth for an operation which was preformed after a few days diet ing and toning. up of her system. For a time it seemed doubtful if she could finally recover but she is home and feeling fine to have been so bad. Mrs. Sylvia Russell, who has been with her for sever al weeks, returned with her by automobile. Mrs. Carrie Groves went with Harry Russell and Shelby Martin in Mr. Bashaw's large Studebaker and accompan ied her home. She stood the trip fine and feels none the worse for having made it. H. S. Martin Announces 11. S. Martin announces in this issue o the Times for the Repub lican nomination forCountyCourt Clerk. Mr. Martin has had his hat in the ring for several weeks but has only made his formal an nouncement this week. Mr. .Mar- tin is one of the county's world war veterans, is a Notary Public of the county aud would make an ellicient County Clerk. - We asfc our Republican readers to give his claims proper consideration when they cast their vote in the primary this fall. Stanton Bottling Works O. Iv. Stafford and W. F. Cau- dill have formed parti. ership and purchased the pop factory of J. A. Roberts aud I. N. Berry at West Bend. They will move the plant to Stanton where they will erect a building aud contiuue to make the best pop under the firm name of Stanton Bottling Works. The Times wishes these gentle men success in their venture and assures them that The Times force shall always call for their goods. Great Reduction Sale Mrs. Williams will reduce her stock of goods at her two stores in this city one-half within the next few weeks'and to do this Ehe will put on a mammoth sale beginning June 15 and continue until the stock is cut in twain. Prices will be slashed to make the goods go and go quickly. The sale will be for cash, but the manager tells us it will be one of the greatest money-saving events to ever take place in Powell county. See the half page ad in this issue of the Times advertis ing this 6ale and atteud it when you come to town. Last Day For Sueing Friday will be the last day for sueing i u the Powell Circuit Court which convenes at Stanton Monday, June 20. The June docket is generally a light ne, and it is possible that this year will be no exception. Ford Cars Take a Drop Dealers have been notified of a drop of f 23 each on all styles of Ford automobiles. , The drop had been anticipated for several days but it was not so much as expected. Going to Muskingum for Summer Miss Mary M. Nelson enter tained Tuesday evening a num ber of friends- in honor of T. G. White, Jr., who is leaving the last of the week to enter Mus kingum Summer School at New Concord, O, The house was beautifully ar ranged for the occasion, games and music were enjoyed, after which delicious refreshments were served. The hostess was assisted in entertaining by her mother, Mrs. J, R. Nehon. Residence Completed Judg and Mrs. L. F. Mann, of Elkatawa, were down and went through their new bungalow just finished by John Kirk under con tract and found it to be all right and they took posession. Their new bungalow is one of the com pletest and most convenient res idences in the oity. They will not move to their new home for about two months, but will re main at Elkatawa and make use of their splendid garden, which the Judge always manages to have. Takes Hassler Agency The Clay City Motors Company has taken the agency for Powell county for the famous Hassler Shock Absorbers for Ford cars. These absorbers are the very best ou the market, and their makers say it adds 50 per cent to the rid ing qualities of the Ford ; 50 per e ii t to wear on the machine, arid 5 per cent to the life of the tires by doing what they were made to do, absorb the 6hock. They are sold with a guarantee of the makers. Dentist to be Here Dr. J. T. Nickel!, the dentist, will be in Clay City the week of June '-20th or for ten days to do dental work. STANTON. Mrs. Rose Stamper, of Louis ville, visited Mrs. Nannie Creacy Monday. Mr. and Mrs. Everett Randall were shopping i n Winchester Monday. Mr. Isnm Osborne and family visited the family of F. tC Wills Saturday. Mr. and Mrs. Jesse Crowe spent the week end with their son, Guyof Furnace. Misses Mabel and Maud Boone and Mr. and Mrs. Profitt motored to Winchester Friday. Mrs. Ben Sewell, of Jackson, is visiting her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Wra. Hardwick. Mr. Everest Peters hat return ed to bis home in Tennessee aft er a visit with home folks. The Boy Scouts of Mt. Ster ling played ball here Saturdays gainst these Scouts and were de feated 23 to 1. Mrs. Robert Howell, Misaet Coleman and Snvder, Mrs. Wm. Howell and Mra. Peg Hall, from Mt Sterling, ere the guests of Mrs. S. D. Hall Saturday. Persenal Paragraphs. Mrs. Sylvia Russell left yester day for St. Helens for a stay. Henry Hammons, of Paints ville, is at home for a few days. J. J. Curry, of Lexington, was here yesterday to 6ee his many friends. Mrs. C. L. Wright and children visited relatives at Stanton over Sunday. Mr. and Mrs. Carl Garrett went to Miller's creek Friday to visit relatives. L P. Ke,ith left Tuesday night on a business trip to New York and Philadelphia. J. II. Dehart spent several days last week with home folks in Bath and Rowan counties. Rev. J. R. Nelson is in New- port this week where he attend ed a family reuniou Wednesday. Mr. and Mrs. S. J. Conn re turned Tuesday from a week's visit with jVlr. Conn's parents at Wilmore. . Mr. aud Mrs. W. A. Robinson, of Houston, Texas', arrived here Thursday for a visit to his broth er, J. S. Robinson. Mr. and Mrs. W. B. Thompson, Carl Welch and sister. Miss Gladys, of Rosslyn, visited their many friends here Sunday. Mr. and Mrs. W. R. Eubank and two charming daughters, Misses Vera and lrma, were here Monday from Winchester. Elbert Faulkner, candidate for Tax Commissioner, was here Saturday interviewing the Demo cratic voters. Coin Bowen, of Filson, was here Tuesday looking after his political fences m his race for Tax Commissioner of Powell county. Mr. and Mrs. Wilson Hammons and daughter, Miss Mabel, of Lexington, spent the week-end with Mr. Hammons' father, John Hammons. Mr. and Mrs. Alf Patton and Miss Grace Phillips, of Winches ter, spent Sunday with Mrs. Pat ton's and Miss Phillips' mother, Mrs. Bettie Phillips. Mr. and Mrs. Edwin Rose and niece, Mrs. Williams, and W. C. Rose visited Virgil Rose aud family near Winchester Friday. Mra. Robe remained for a vifit with her son. Mrs. Mary Hall and little daughter, Virginia, and G. G. Shimfe86tl were here with rela tives Saturday. Miss Virginia re mained for a visit with her grand prrents, Mr. and Mrs. C. Shimfessel. Mr. and Mrs. T. P. Mount z and children motored to Berea Satur day and visited Mrs. Mountz'a sister, Mrs. Kidd, and Mr. Kidd. Mrs. Kidd was formerly Miss Bennie Rich, of this city. Sbe returned home with them Sun day and remained until Wednes day when the left for home. Saturday Get Your Sunday Cake At Win. Moantz't store. The ladiet of the Methodist church will have their usual food tale, alto ice cream. Let's Go, VAuamrs mill. Jimmy Wright, of Union Hall, attended church here Sunday. Vernon Barnett left Monday for Clark county where he hat employment. Mr. and Mrs. II. L. Bush and children, of Clay City, were with relatives here Sunday. Mrs. Naoma Sams it in Win chester attending . to business matters, at this writing. A fine boy was left by the stork the other day to gladden the home of Mr. and Mrs. Merlin Curtis. Mrs. A. Nelson attended the burial of Mrs. Martha Snowden at Salem burying grounds last Sunday. , Chas Coulee and family and Shelt Mi'Kinney and wife were . gueKtB of Chas. Welch and fami ly Sunday1. Weather here is very dry, past ures drying up, stock water eet ting low and ihe oat crop suffer ing considerably. Mid week prayer meeting will be carried on every Thursday night at Christian church, begin ning this week Farmers and othprs are pur. chasing Fords so fast along Hard-' wick' Creek we hardly can keep up with all names. Hubert Burgher, wife and baby came over from Spout Spring Sat urday for a visit with the form er's parents, Mr. and Mrs. J no. W. Burgher. - Remember the church meeting by Rev. Nelson next Suniav at M. E. Church. All lovers of His word should come out and receive the message. Mr. and Mrs. II. M. Curtis and Mrs. E. F. Harris attended the burial of Mrs. El'edge Curtis.who was laid to rest at Powell's Val ley last Friday. David Patrick resumed drilling Monday on the oil well which he has been sinking for some time at intervals. This well is now about 1,800 feet down and it is presumed he will complete it on this run. Dill ard Estes, who conducts a general store on Upper Hard wick's Creek, has applied for a post-office at that point. If the project goes through O. K. the office will assume the name of Elk Lick. Ncn reader of The Times listen : You should add the county's only paper to your reading list. You are missing considerable newt items that you can't learn other, wite only through the medium of t!iit paper The Clay City Times. . Remember, it's only $1.00 for a whole year Rev. Joe Adamt preached Sat urday night, Sunday and Sunday night to a well filled house each time at the Christian church. This old church hat been pro nounced by many as being dead, but judging by the audience of each appointment, we certainly believe there were a few coala left. Bro. C. A. ' West closed a re vival meeting at Vaughn's Milt school house Friday night. While our co-worker did not have any conversions at this meeting, we truly believe he did much good for our Master by denouncing tin in every form and instructing all Saints to live Godly lives. We trust all Christians will stand be. hind good sound preaching, such at Bro. West givet ut, or he is our local man and lives among us, thereby be it entitled to our tpir itual endorsement which he to richly deserves.