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CLAY CITY TIME J. E. Burgher, Publisher. v.e are Here to Help Clay City, the Surrounding Country and Ourselves. PUBLISHED EVERY THURSDAY VOL. XXVII. CLAY CITY, KY., THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 3rt. 1922 NO. Daniel Trial at Winchester Topher Daniel's case will come tip at Winchester today. Quite ) a number of Powell county wit nesses wii'. be in attendance, and many will go down just to hear the evidence. Daniel's plea will be that the killing of Gilbert was wholly an accident which occurred while he and the slain man were wrestling over a re volver. Too Much Gas At Falmouth three actions for damages totaling $85,000 were tiled by the administrator of Mr. and Mrs. Fred Belew and by Henry Belew against the Stand ard Oil Company. Belew and his wife were fatally burned when Mrs. Belew attempted to start a tire in a stove wtth a liquid sold as coal oil, but which a Cincin nati chemist declared was 15 per cent, gasoline, it is alleged. Will Move to Ohio J. M. Ea9terling will shortly leave Clay City for Ohio to re side. He H offering this week his household ejects at private sale as you will see by consulting the classified column. Mr. and Mrs. Easterling are splendid citi zens whom we regret to lose. Banks Report The two banks of the county each has a report in this issue of The Times. Head them and see how much money we have in Lo well county, and how business conditions in general are run ning. The bank reports are an index to the real liuaucial coodi tious of the county. Sells Town Property James Lucas sold this week his t wo-story frame building on Main street to Geo. W. Clark for $700 cash. Mr. Lucas has bought a small farm near Hamilton, Ohio, and is moving there. Mrs. Lu cas is now at King's Mills, Ohio, where she is visiting her mother. Preaching by Bro. Nelson Regular services will be held at the Methodist church Sunday by the pastor, Key. J. II. Nelson All the membership is especially i ivited to come out and line themselves up for a better year's work. Meat Market I get a regular supply of fresh meats each Wednesday. My headquarters are at Bobbins' store and I will make every rea sonable efFort to supply you with quality meats at a fair price. 1 hdi a home man, you need no in troduction to me. O. U. Mac-key. Used Cars for Sale We have two Ford tourings, one Ford roadster and one Dodge touring car for sale. All second hand and in good condition. These cars are priced to go. Come ia anJ look them over if you need a second ImnJ car. If uot we sell new ones. CLAY "CI TV GARAGE. Death of J. A. Fox James A. Fox died Friday at his ho ma in Lexington after a protracted illness of six months or more. Burial in Winchester cemetery Sunday. He is surviv ed by his widow, formerly Miss Eva Burgher; one daughter, Mm. S. S. Witt, of Lexingtou; and two grandsons, A. L. Witt and Reese Fox. Mr. Fox resided three miles south of this city until in the fall of 1889, when he moved to Clark county. He was Justice of the 1'eace in the Hardwick'a creek precinct, which was then in Es till county, from 1878 to 1S82. He was an uucle by marriage to the editor of this pper and had been a member of the Baptist church for 57 years. He was one of the charter members of the Powell's Valley Baptist Church near this city, in 1882. He has many friends in and near Clay City, his old home, who join in deepest sympathy for the widow and other relatives. Meeting to Close The protracted Baptist meeting now going on at the old Presby terian church with Elder Shear er as minister, will close tonight. Bro. Shearer has done some ef fective preaching and his hearers regret that he leaves so early. It was to be hoped that he would preach two weeks. His preachiug is calm and deliberate, free from any undue excitement or emo tion. Back From Mexice S. E. Johnson, of Tampico, Mexico, who is with the LaCaro raa Oil Co., Mexico, is at home visiting his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Wrn. Johnson. The climate is so warm and the Mexican sometimes makes things warmer that's why Crate doesn't stay over a year at a time, though he likes the oil business aid expects to 6tay with it. Coming Back to Powell Mr. and Mrs. Jessie Potts and children, together with Mrs. Potts' mother, Mrs. Belle Wat eon, arrived here last week from Danville, where they have been making their home the past few years. Mrs. Watson returned to her home Sunday after several days visit with relatives here. Mr. and Mrs. Potts will make their future home at Wuliers-. ville. Six Pages This Week Our advertisers have crowded us this week to a six page paper. We are pleased to present the tlx pages and hope the advertisers will find it to their interest to continue the increased space. Tuck Bush has just returned in his new Ford from Miidlefown, Ohio, after a few days' stay with friends. Now is the time when fuel economy counts. A Cole's Mas ter Malleable Range will mean one-third to one-half fuel savin;;. J Beauty Contest! Pie! Pie! Pie! Something coming off. Where? at Vaughn's Mill church house. When? Saturday night, Oct. 7, 1922. For the benefit of the new school building now under con struction the net proceeds are to be used. Tiie women will lend a helping hand and bring those good juicy dalasous" pies, as the Vaughn's Mill feminine gen der is noted. Line up boys, men entering on the side line once in awhile and don't let those goody, goody, goodies drag one moment. Everybody will receive a cordial welcome. So don't forget the place and time ; Oct. 7th Satur day evtning. That's Bashaw Way, He Sells 'Urn Buell Abney purchased of Win. Bashaw Saturday one of thepretty new Baby Overlands, and id now getting the pleasures of an auto mobile owner. Tuesday Mr. Ba shaw sold mother Overland to Abner Bros, of Beatty ville. VAUGHN'S MILL. Geo. W. Dunaway was among the visitors court day at Win cheater. Leonard Mize and wife are here from Akron, Ohio, for an extended visit with relatives. Mrs. Mattie Branham recently underwent an operation of a mi nor cause and is getting along nicely. The meeting, which has been under progress for a week, elos ed Sunday evening. It seems the unconverted have turned a deaf ear to the gospel as there were no additions to the church. Winfred Davis, David Patrick, and Leonard Patrick have return ed from the "land of flowers" Florida. Mr. Davis reports he soon will close up his business a Hairs and together with his fam ily, migrate there to reside. Mrs. Fannie Wiseman and children have arrived for their annual vacation to her parents, Mr and Mrs. J. W. Mize. Mr. Wiseman is expected from Akron to join his family this week. Corbett Davis writes: "Nine years have elapsed 6ince leaving my old Kentucky home. Some day I expect to visit those so near and dear to me." Mr. Da vis is now located iu Oregon and t anks among the best educators. Those good old days are here once more, caue grinding, sor ghum making, and skimming drippings. Vou Kentuckians in foreign states, don't you wish you were on Ilardwick's creek for at least a short time to enjoy some fine molasses and hot bis cuit6? Sonn day we expect to have a home coming for Hard wick's Creek folk, who now are living in adopted homes. We trnst all will he spared to see that notable Day, to visit your old homestead, your old church and playground, and to shake the hand of those who yet sur vive. This is more of a sugges tive structure than reality, but after all it can be brought about and should be. Personal Paragraphs. Mrs. L. P. Keith was shopping in Mt. Sterling Tuesday. Mrs. W. C. Martin was shop ping in Winchester Monday. Charlie Russell continues very ill, and doesn't get any better. James Douglas, of Falmouth, is visiting his niece, Mrs. Sam Carr. Raymond Knight has returned from a business trip to Wellston Ohio. Mrs. Anna French is visiting relatives and friends at Winches ter and Lexington. Albert Johnson, of Paris, spent Sunday w ith his uncle, Wm. John son, and V. T. Chapman. Miss Mary Duncan came up from Winchester and vigited rel atives here from Friday till Mon day. Mr. and Mrs. John Highley, of Vaughn's Mill, spent Monday with the tatter's sister, Miss Kate Daniel. Mrs. W. E. Armour, Mrs. Wm. Bashaw and Miss Orph Wright were shopping in Winchester Monday. Mr. and Mrs. O. II. Overly, of Ashland, has been visiting Mrs. Overly's sister, Urs. H. II. Pher igo, this week. Luther Patrick, of Ilargett, left here Monday morning for Pine Ridge, Ky., where he will enter the Alvin Drew school. Mrs. W. E. Armour, children, and visitor, Miss Wright, spent a few days with herhusband in the oil field at Torrent last week. Rev. J. R. Nelson, Mrs. Nel son, and Miss Mary, have return ed home after a vacation, and visit to relatives and friends at Covington. Miss Reese Shimfessel has gone to Mt. Sterling to keep house and stay with her neice, Miss Vir ginia Hall, while her sister goes for a visit to Indianapolis, lnd. Mr. and Mrs. G. L. Albert, of Dayton, O , were guests of Mrs. Win. Bashaw Friday. They wert also at Furnace Thursday where they have much interest in the oil busiuess. Mr. and Mrs. G. Frazier have returned to their home at Day ton, O., after a 6hort stay with the former's parents. They were accompanied by Miss Helen Voll raer for a few days visit. Mr. and Mrs. G. Hackworth and little Miss Dortba Mae, Mrs. Myrtle J. Burgher ani Mrs. Myr tle Wheeler, all of Ravenna, spent Sunday with home folks, Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Johnson. Mrs. 0. B. Dickson and little Miss Dorthy Colliver, of Ash land, are here visiting her par ents, Judge and Mrs. W. T. Adams. Mrs. Dickson will stay until the Judge's sore hand is bet ter, which is now slowly improv ing. Miss Maude Bowen, School Supt., and Virgil Martin, of Stanton, and Mrs. Ray McKin ny were guests of Judge and Bluegrass B. Y. P. U Convention TheBluegrass B Y. V.V. As sociatiou, comprising all the churches in Central Kentucky, will hold a two day sessiooin Winchester at Central Baptise church, ThursJay and Friday, October 5 and 0. Many good speakers are on the program. Dr. . W. Giilon, pastor of the First Baptist Church Winchester, and Dr. W. L. Walker, Danville, will make the principal addresses. Lyman P. Hailey, State B. Y. P. U. Secretary, will conduct the round table discussion. Whether you have a Union in your church you are cordially invited to be present both days. Winchester will be glad to have as many young people as may come. You will be highly entertained and well taken care of. Delco-Light Dealer The Clay City Garage has tak en the agency for the Delco Light Products iu this county, and is now ready to take your order for this greatest farm con venience. The Delco is recog nized as the leader among farm light plants, and there is no after expense. This form of light is the brightest, most economical and safest known. Come in and let Mr. Bashaw explain to you how you can buy them on the easy monthly payment plan, toj. Shale Interests Resting For some time we have hsrd nothing nboxt the great shale in terests. It is sleeping as eyery one about Clay City expected. The high prices paid for the shale Unds around Clay City has made that little noisy Tax Commission at Frankfort cut a great swell over the "Transfer Sheets". Rev. James Palmer has bought a farm at Parvin, Estill county, and moved there. Mrs. D. R. Daniel Monday. M-3S Bowen is very frequently down this way looking after the schools in her usual buiinSB-like manner. Mrs. G.W. Vaughn and daugh ters have returned to her moth er's, Mrs. Mary Wilson's,,after a visit with her sister, Mrs. Geo. V. Anderson, at Mt. Sterling. They will be with Mrs. Wilson for two or three weeks. Misses Marietta and Dorothy Vaughn will eater school at Newcastle, lnd. Mrs. V. T. Chapman had as guests Sunday the following rela tives: Mrs. J. G. Vanderpool, mother, of Paris; Mrs. and Mr James Garrison, of Avon, sister; Mr. and Mrs. Jim Baker, of Hard wick's creek, uncle; Mrs. and Mr. Edd Rose, of Cynthiana, aunt; Mrs. Elizabeth Sloan, of Paris, aunt. Mrs. II. C. Williams and daugh ter Florene, of Hazard, are visit, log her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Johnson. Mr. Williams stopped ofT Sunday on his way from Knoxville, Tenn. where he had been buying goods for the store at Hulan, Ky. (The Ajax Coal Co.) of which he is general manager.