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THE CJLAY CITY TIME
J. E. Burgher, Publisher. We are Here to Help Clay City, the Surrounding Country and Ourselves. PUBLISHED EVERY THURSDAY VOL. XXVI. CLAY CITY, KV.. THURSDAY. OCTOllKtt L'7. 1'J'JJ. For Member County Board The in iny friends of t tio pcIio1s of Pnvell county have po milled Mr. David Adams t mike the race for member of the Board of Education at he November e'oc lion. Mr. Adams is a in;in who has always taken a great i lit c rei-t in the school work, atnl will m ike a splendid member of thj Pnutd, if elected. He is a first-cl :. hui tu'M nun, being foreman f t lie Bmdhead CJarrt tt lumber plant which position lie has held for a niiinher of years. Voters of t he county should not fail to vote for Mr. Adam? as mie ineml-ei of the Board. A good County Hoard of Education mean, a coot! Super intendent of schools, jrond te i. -tiers and good school. Tlii is one of the most important i fli v of the county, and it is indeed for tunute that we have an opportu nity to vote for a man go well fit ted fr the place. Dies in Lee County K .1. Crahire, aged C( year, dipd very suddenly at his home on Little Sinking in Lee county. (h went toi.iitore which was pipe I with natural gas, and found the gs in the store, lie imme diately returned to the Ionise and expired. Mi Cralitree hid a WeaK heart and It is thought the gas he inhalel while in his store for the brief 'ime caused his death. II. G. Crahtree, of this city, is a brother and attended the fu neral at the home of the deceased Tucslay. Campbell-Welch Mr. John J. Campbell ami Miss Glad8 Welch, of near Stanton, were married at -1:30 o'clock Wednesday morning at the bii le's home. The bride is the nttrac tive daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Jack Welch, one of the must prominent families ot the county. She is well known in Cla City. The groom is a vetern of the world war, where he served as Lieutenant. We extend congrat ulations and wish for ihem a long, prosperous and happy lite-. Just a Rumor The report that the Devon Shale Oil Company had sold their shale holdings near this city to a rich Pitt6burg company is only a rumor and may not be true. But, whether they have sold or not, the increased price of oil will be a great stimulus to shale devel opments. Keep your eye on Ibis shale business. Clay City's pros peril y is linked w ith it. Adjusts Claim W. U. Eubank together with Mr. Wells, adjuster for the Con tinental Fire Insurance Compa ny were here Tucslay and went over to T. L. Coulee's to adjust a tire lojg Mr. Coulee sustained in the burning of a residence re cently near Stanton. Child Sick The little son of John Kilobit 11 that was so dangerously ill l3t week of indigestion i- improving. j More About Amendments ! Piior to 1N.) the State I.cgis Mature had control of the ehools of the state. The law was chang ed hecause the Legislature would I horrow t he school money, and had J built up a i;re it corrupt and rot ten practice. The constitution was I changed so to take the schools from under the control of the Legislature and it whs done. Until a few years ago the Unit ed States Senators were elected hy the State Legislature. This became so corrupt that an amend ment to constitution wnj ehaug ed so the people now elect the Senators. Certain politicians in both par ties want to start backward hy lirst putting the schools under control of the Legislature as they were 7u years ago, and which then was a dismal failure. Do you wish to turn to this failure? Effects of Oil Advances The Tt-cenl advances In crude oil is having a telling ell'ect on t he e.ounterances of many wotk men about CUv City. The oil lields have been a Very poor place fi-r business for the past eight months. The advance of oil is taken lo mean that motk on Ue. Velopllieiit Will soon follow. Tiie many Kile laborers who had good jobs in i he lie I il lasi y r ur are vei anxious to gel busy again, li crilamh is not their Unit thui t hey ai e idle. Will Move Back to Powell Mr. A. C LJroes has pinch is ed lb J lines Howard place U" miles from town fnon (je. rge S Ware and K. L. Tipioo and will move there from Spout Spring, where lie recently sold a farm. Mr. and Mrs. Barnes are splen did citizen who we will be glad to have back with us after a few years residence in Estill county. Brother of Judge Shackelford Dies Clay Keen Sliackelfrod,u broth er of W. II Shackelford, died in Richmond Tuesday morning. The many friends of Judge Shackel ford in this county deeply sj m patlne with him in his sad hour. Returns from Hospital I). B. Hurt returned l'riday from the Clark County Haspitul and is now getting along very well from the attack of typhoid. IleVs able t walk about town. Our Correspondence Our correspondence column has recently enlarged itself to a very attractive feature of the paper. That's what we want all the county news fret.li ea. h week. Protracted Meeting According to previous an. nouucemeiit in these columns i protracted services will begin at I Powell's Valley Baptist church Sun lay morning. Hallo w-een Next Motiliy night will be INllow-een, but don't even whi. per it to the kiddies. They will i go wild and not know the reason 'for it. Two Tickets in Clay City There will be two city tickets for members of the Town Hoard of Trustees as follows: Democratic Ticket. Henry Waldr on, Tom Mount, .1. P. Hingo, C. L. Russell, E C. Volmr For Police .Judge J. J. Curry. Citizens Ticket. Win, Basha", W. F. CcCuIIuin, Cieo. Kirk, Win. Armour, F. G. Coulee. For Police Judge A. 1. Johnson. Stanton to Elect Officers The town of Stanton will elect oflicers this fall. The following have been named on the Fusion ticket : For Police Ju !ge Floyd Wills. For M irshal Hubert Baker. F"r Hoard of Trustees : Jesse ( !rowe, A. (J Sio ithers, Robert K en, Dr. I. W Johnson, () C. Atkinson. For Board of Education Following o;im will appear on the ballots or members of the Hoard of Kducation. You can vote fir only i wo ot them: J Ci. Tie m os Joe N-al, Alleo Ills, J H K .g. rs, Mack I) uiiel, James Robt-rts, D Adams Taken up Estray There cine i in y place, Wedneslay, Ocober l!hh, a dark bay horsi , oose, with fort-tup cut, row of white hairs around each hind foot, about 15 hands high in fair cindition and shoes on hind fee only. Skimmd place on right side, and hair rubbed about one of hm hocks. Owner can have same by proving prop erty, paving for advertising and his keeping. Hruce Crawford, West Rend, Ky. Church Building Roofed The beautiful Presbyterian Church building now leing built ut Stanton has been roofed and the brick work linifhed. When completed this church will be the most handsome of any church house iu the county. Favorable Weather The favorable weather contin ues giving farmers an opportuni ty to gather their corn from the river. It is cool enough and dry enough to cure up the grain alt er being cribbed. Fever Patient Better Robert Mtukey and the two children of John CJuincy Adams, Typhoid patients, are now on the mend, and it ij hoped they will oon be out again. 5TANT0N. Mr. and Mrs. Floyd Wills visit, e l Mr. Wills' mother Sunday. Mr. and Mrs. uy Crowe, of Furnace, were here Tuesday. Mrs. S. I). Hall visited in Mt. Sterling a few days lat week. Mrs, John W. U'lllums is vis iting relatives in Lexington this week. Rev. H. A. McCon uha has re turned from-- a week's visit at Pennsylvania. Wilson Chaney has l.ecn very sick the pist few dis, but is now improving. Mrs. M. (J. Clark viited her daughter Mrs. W. E. Coulee, at Taylorsville last week. Mrs. .I S Rwen is visiting her daughter, Mrs. Margiret Old ham. at Falmouth this week. II C. McAnallen and (Jenrgr Kveih'rt motored here Monday from Pennsylvania to visit Jim IV' tin M o t Fwenl, Carlisle, was here Friliv and Saturday to see his daughter, Arminta, w ho is h-re III M-I..n. Miss Mavme Kwui and Mr. D.oi i Hsnii, Richmond, were the guo'. i f Mr. and Mrs. Floyd Wills last Sunday. Dr. C I) Mansfield retnrnel home Sunday after a week's stay af Chimney Top lishing and vis iting friends and relatives. Fletcher Paniett and daugh ter, Elizabeth, and Mrs. Kile ti McKinney visited at tin- home of Mr. and Mrs. I. S. Boone Sun lay. Mr. and Mrs. Kd Trimble Mrs. Jim French and Miss Minnie Pearl Miipel, Levee, visited Mrs. Sarah Jackson Saturday and Sun day. Mr. and Mrs. Could Hainline, were here Tuesday and Wednes day to attend (he burial of Mrs. Hainliue's niece, Virginia (Jar- rett. John W. Williams and daugh ter, Mrs. Clemma Landers, are visiting Mrs. .wattle Haird and Henry Williams at Thompson Station this week. Virginia, the little two-year-old daughter of Mr. and Mrs. John (iarrett, of Filson, died at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Dur rett Km en Sunday night after a short illness. Mr. and Mrs. Jim Profit t had us their week end guests Mr. and Mrs. Rufus Cox and children, Mr. and Mrs. L. H. Cox and son, Manchester, Ohio, Mr. and Mrs. Clayton Cable, Roger", Ky., and Joe Ruudals, Avon, Ky. Fruit Trees Bloom The writer Iu9 observed sev eral fruit trees blooming, partic ularly, apple, cherry and pears. The bloom of course it very light and is caused by such a wet fall. The content in the J. CI. Trim ble will was compromised out of court at Mt. Sterling Tuesday. The estate is worth one-half mill ion dollars. Mr. Trimble was a native of Wolfe county. Personal Paragraphs. Miss. Delia C. Port wood was home fioni Friday to Saturday. J. M. Smethers and son, Ern est, ere in Irvine Monday on business. Daniel Nop, of Connersville, Ind., is visiting his father, Hen Noe, and Mrs. Noe of this city Ausiiti Johson, who is working for the Department of Public Roads in Knox county, was home over Sunday. Miss Ma Port wood and MUrf Clara Parrish, of Winchester, visited friends and relatives here the past week, Mr. ami Mrs. Hugh Bush spent Wednesday and Wednesday night with Mr. and Mrs. Morgan Mc Kinney at Winchester. K F. Harris has returned from Rerea where he has been the past few weeks undergoing treatment for a bad throat trouble. L. (I. Christopher, of Miami, Texas and Sam Carr went to Vi enna Wednesday to visit E. P. Moreland and Joe Cottmaii Mr. and Mrs. M. F. Renning- field and daughter, MarvRoxie, of Rossi vn, were guests f Mr. and Mrs. C. C. Daniel, Jr., Friday. He. White went to LeXlogtoli Saturday to attend a t..oi Oil) game in which the Transylvania students were engage! on one side. Lverett Fraley was hi .-atlv nieFridi and Saturia.y 'o p- peir bet ciillllliissioner there to have tt ai claim ad justed. Misses Ethel and Nellie Dun can, of Winchester, spent the week-end with their cousin. Miss Fanni- Mize, who is here visiting her brother, C. R. Mie. Elder C. F.. French has moved from Virginia, II!. to Ciibson City, he having been called to the pastorate ot the Christim church at the latter place. Mrs. J. A. Sew ell and daugh ters, Mrs. Claude Alexander and Miss Emma Sewell, wen? to Rich mond Tuesday to see JaniPS Brad ley, a son of Mrs. Sewell, who is iu a very serious condition. Jas. H. Hall and II. L. Russell made a business trip to Furnace and Fitchburg yesterday. They went by the way of "Ford" and made a most successful trip, ar riving back t (,'ia City in due time. Lost Strayed or Stolen Small solid dark bay horse four years old with foretop cut. Rea sonable reward for information or return to Omer Smith. Union Hall, Ky. We arc again tolj that the prohibition law is lo be enforced by Federal oflicers. Hut it will not. The moonshiner of today is rarely ever molested, whereaa twenty-years ago he was vigor. ously. There are no saloons for the shiners to interfere with which may answer the cause for laxity of the shiners prosecution.