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THE GL AY CITY ' TiiV
J. E. Burgher, Publisher. v.e are Here to Help Clay City, the Surrouidlng Country and Ourtelves. PUBLISHED EVERY THURSDAY VOL. XXVII. CLAY CITY. KY THURSDAY, OOTOJ1KK ft. KttTJ XO. 40. Another Good Well Assures Gas For Clay Clay Early Wednesday morning an other iue fsaa well was drilled in at Virden on the Christian church lot. The capacity of this well has been estimate! by several conservative pas men to exceed two million cubic feet daily. This well is the property f Messrs. W. E. Armour, O. L. Knight, and L. U. R"se, all of this city, and is their first loca tion iu the Virden fiald. Their success is very encouraging to the people of Clay Cicv, as lhy tire all local men. and are inter ested in seeing Cay City get the benefits of natural pa9 which justly belongs to her. They have promised that If the local people ire interested enough to help lay the pipe line to Clay Citv, we shall have gas here this winter. We are iuformed that there are a number of our citizens inter ested and this will most likely be done. The well struck by Messrs. Armour, Kuight and Ruse i said ty some to surpass in value the ne first brougnt in by the Thir teen Oil fc Gas Co , some few weeks ago. They will make an other location shortly. Coleman Hall expects to bring iu Well No. 4 for the Thirteen Oil V- Gas Co., the latter part of this week. To date they have two pood wells, and are expect ing their present location to de velop another good one. E. S. Land Dies of Pneumonia Prof. S. E. Land, Superintend ent of the Estill County School?, died at Irvine last week after a few days i!lnes9 of pneumonia. Prof. Land was principal of the Clay City school for one term a few years ago. lie was serving his second term us Superintend ent of the Estill County School, l'rof. Laud is survived by a wid ow and one small child. Miss Abney Passes Miss Lena Abney, age! 21 years, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Sherman Abney, dird t their home near the city Tuesday morning at one o'clock, after n lingering illness "f seve n mon!hh of tuberculosis Burial Wednes day afternoon at the Hatton Creek burial ground near Stan ton. Two More Cars The ("lay City G irage sold ai d delivered two new cars this week. One Overland touring to F. I Newell and a Ford touring cjrto Floyd Helton. Will Preach Sunday Night Rev. L. F.' Mann will preach Sunday night at the Christian church in this city. Meat Market I get a regular supply of fresh meat a each Wednesday. My headquarters are at Robbins' store and I will make every rea sonable effort to supply yon with quality meats at a fair price. I am a home man, you need no in troduction to me. O. II. Mackey. Two Accidents in Same Family Monday afternoon, little Stella Eaton, 10 year old dauchter of Mr. and Mrs. Bert Eaton, fell from the branches of a tree top which had recently been cut and a snag cut a bad gash at the knee. Dr. Irvin was summoned ami took three stitches to close the wound. The following day Louie, her eldest brother, while working at the old Day lumber mill here sustained a fall which dislocated a hip, but which didn't prove to be vety serious. Both the patients are doing well and we expect to soou see them out again. Bro. Shearer to Preach Again Key, W. S. Shearer, who cm ducted the two weeks Baptist re vival here last month, has been engaged to hold services hero again the third Sun lay in this month. I hoped that he can be secured to preach here regu larly for the Biptiiits, a there is no other service held in Clay City on the third Sunday. Bro. Shear. er is a minister of splendid abil ity and the church going people of Clay City should not fail to take advantage of every oppor tunity to hear him. The Oneida Mountaineer The Times has been favored with two issues of the Oneida Mountaineer and the editor en joyed reading every line in them, n i i s school is a most worthy in stitution, and with Mrs. Sylvia Russell as President and Mrs. Carrie Groves as matron and in structor of the sewing depart ment, the keeping of the school up to its high standard and bet ter a move upward, is a cer tainty. Death of Infant Son Willie, the 8-months-oM son of Mr. and Mrs. Willie Griggs, died at the home of Mrs. Griggs' parents, Mr. and Mrs. F. P. New ell, last Thursday. The child was ill only a few days. lie was bu ried in the Etton grave yard Saturday. Back from Sardis W. D. McCoy, of Sardis, Miss., uiivtd here Tuesday morning for an extended visit with friends lud relatives here and in the up per part of the county. Mrs. J. (J. Rogers and daugh ter, Mrs. Smetheis, of Dayton, O , are in the city to spend a few davs with old friends. John Kirk left Monday morn ing fur Jacksou, where he will do tome finishing: work on a new Methodist church. Used Cars for Sale We have two Ford tourings, ote Ford roadster and one Dodge touring car for sale. All second hand and iu good condition. These cars are priced to go. Come in and look them over if you need a second hand car. If not we sell new ones. CLAY CITY (J Alt AGE. The School Fair Our School Superintendent, Miss Maude Bowen, has favored us with the fallowing report of the County School Fair held at Stanton Saturday, and we are pleased to publish it for the ben efit of our readers. Silver medals were awarded to the following contestants-for ex celling in the contests stated, in their respective magisterial dis tricts: Best Essays Citizenship as Taught in Public Schools, Eula Adams. Dawn, Mabel Daniel. The Little Country School, Eula Gros?. Christ as Luke Pictures Him, Gladys Dalton. My First Trip to City, Bessie Abner. Best Orations Enthusiasm, Lona Combs. Abraham Lin coln's Dedication Speech, Ernest Everman. The South, Ulysses Briscoe. Determination, Her bert Profit t. Building up Char acter, Bessie Coldiron. Best Declamations Absalom, Kathleen. Haddix. The Grape Vine Swing,' Guy Shearer. The Two Glasses. Gertrude McQuinn No Room for Mother, Alma Me Nabb. The Little Torment, El sie Mcintosh. Best Bible Chapters 90th Psalm, Ruby Mays. 'J.'lrd Psalm, Kathleen Eton. l.'Jth Chap. 1st Corinthians, Hazel Titer. 14th Chap. St. John, Eliza Wilson. 3rd Chap, of Samuel, Francis Morehead. Gold medals were awarded to the following contestants for win ning the honors of the county in their respecfi ve contests : Eula Adams, Herbert Prolitt, Elsie M(.Tnt6 Francis Morehead. Winners of fmt prizes in school work were as follows: Best written reproduction of short btory, Fannie Harnett, Best original story, Auldon Martin. Best pro hu t map ol Powell county, Helen WiUon. Best product map of Kentucky, Bessie McCall. Best product map of the United States, Henry Pel fry. Best drawing, Thelma Mar tin. Best specimen of penman ship in first grade, Gilmore Pii'keft. Best specimen of pen tnmship in second grade, Luc; loDes. Best 'specimen of pen manship in third grade, Mae Willoughby. Best specimen of penmanship iu fourth grade, Dorothy Puckett. Best tpeci men of penmanship iu fifth grade Leona 1 VI fry. Best specimen of penmanship ih sixth grade, Slade .Nadu. Best specimen of penman ship in seventh grade, Helen Wil son. Best specimen of penunn hip in eight h grade, Eunice Cai r. Best set of arithmetic papers iu the first grade, Marie Smith Best set of arithmetic papers in second grade, Slade Nada. Best set of arithmetic (tapers in the third grade, Eula Pasley. Best set of arithmetic papers in the fourth grade, Thelnia Martin. Best set of arithmetic papers in the fifth grade, Leona Pelfry. Best set of arithmetic papers iu the sixth grade, Slade Nada. Beat set of arithmetic papers iD the seventh grade, Elbert King. Best set of arithmetic papers in the (Continued on page Three) Personal Paragraphs. Wtn. Bashaw is in Dayton, O. on business. "Mrs. Sylvia W. Russell visited her son, Harry, Tuesday. Messrs. W. E. Armour and Win. Bashaw wero in LexiDgton Tuesday on business. Mrs. II. C. Williams and daugh te,r, Florene, returned to their home at H izar-1 Saturday. Mr. and Mrs. Virgil Rose, of Clark county, visited his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Edwin Rose, over Sunday. John A. Rogers, Xeni, spent Saturday with his children, Judge O. F. Rogers and Mrs. Buell Ab ney. Mr. and Mrs. W. E. Armour and guest, Miss Orpha Wright, were in Irvine Monday on busi ness. Trimble May and friend, Law rence Bashaw, visited Mr.' May's parents at Pilot View Tuesday night. Mr. and Mrs. .Lis. Rogers, of Patsey, spent a few days last week with Mr. and Mrs. Buell Abney. Mr. and Mrs. J. L -Martin, of R"Srdyn, were here the first of the week to visit their 6on, Dr. Martin. Mrs. J. E. Jouett, of Pryse, visited her parents, Mr. and Mrs. O. II. Mackey, from Friday until Monday. Misses Lillie Iluth aud Orpha Burgher and their uncle, S. E. Johnson, visited relatives at Ra venna Sunday. Mrs. J B. Eaton ha returned home after a very pleasant visit with her daughter, Mrs. S. J. Conn, at Cincinnati. Mr. and Mrs. Win. Bush, of Middlttown, O , are spending a few d ys with the formei 's broth er, Tuck Bush, and mother at Vaughn's Mill. Mr. and Mrs. J. T. Wright and on left yesterday for Middle town, ()., where they will make their home. We regrot. very much to lose them from our midst. Mrs. A. M. Holmes and daugh tets, Lnuie and Eleanor, and baby motored to Wilmore Friday and visited her parents, Mr. and Mrs. W. H. Conn and returned Sunday. Mr. and Mrs. W. W. Grigr, of Cincinnati, were here Saturday to attend the funeral of their i tie grandson, also, Mr. and Mrs. R. II. Cur"l and Mrs. J. W. Tip ton, of Winchester. Miss Mattie Newell was called home from Cincinnati account Ihe death of her little nephew. She will remain for a fewda.xi visit with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Frank Newell. 4 Mr. and Mrs. A. P. Johnson, Mrs. W. C. Martin, Mr. and Mrs. W. E. Armour, Misses Orpha Wright, Grace Martin, Nora Rose, Messrs. Trimble May, liar ry Mackey and Bert Knight all attended the big tent meeting at Winchester Sun Isy. STANTON. Rev. Clay Rose is holding a re vival meeting at theCourt house. Judge II. T. Derickson and wife were tho g ues g of Duick Ewen last week, The School Fair IiId here Sat urday was reported a grand suc cess. Everybody seomed to enjoy theirself. Quite a few from here are at tending the StAte Sunday School Convention which is being held at Winchester. Atty Marion Atkiuson's infant son died here yesterday. We all extend our sympathy to the be reaved father and mother. - W. M. Hard wick has moved to the 1). R. Clark store buildiuj: and Troy Martin and wife are living in his property. Maymt I). Ewen has received a new line of women's fall and -winter hats which she delights in showing every prospective custo mer. Sunday was a big day for the. Sunday schools in town, there be ing 180 at the United Presbyter ian, and 11S at the Christian, making tfOO present at both places. Dr. J. E. Leming is erecting a new house on Court Street and Wm. Spencer a store building on Main Street. Stanton still con tinues to grow, we suppose on account of her school for we be lieve she has the best school of any town in the state of her size. Stanton Academy reports the best school in her history and al 8) the new Graded and High School hfre. Come to Stanton and school your children. At the State Normal Enrollment at the Eastern Ken tucky State Normal School shows a 510 percent increase in quantity and quality of the student body this year oyer any year before. Two-thirds of these students are high school graduates and will be in the college department of the institution. Oue-third will be in the secondary department. Many of the students are return ing to complete the necessary work to secure their life diplo mas, while others are here lor the fir6t time. These students have enrolled for one semester of twenty weeks, instead of one teim of ten weeks as in former vears. The elimination of the term plan Faves two weeks, one eek of enrollment at the begin ning of the term and a week at the end of each term. The next semester will begin February 12, 1023. The maioritv of tho ent student body will remain for tne entire year ith many ether coming in at the begiuning of the next semester. Miss Maude M. Knox is attend ing the tiaa'ern State Normal at Richmond from Powell couuty. Notice tt Taxpayers Taxes for 1023 are now due and in my hands for collection. You are requeued to see me at once aud get your receipt. Marion Welch, Sheiiff Powell cm nty.