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MT. STERLING ADVOCATE.
1 ITEMS, NEW AND TRUE: THOUOIITS, GENEROUS AND GENTLEMANLY . VOLUME XXIV. MT. STERLING, KENTUCKY, WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 5, 1914. NUMBER 5 . K fcf i X ? q t NEW TOBACCO WAREHOUSE Mr. A. R. Robertson Will Open Up Modern Loose Leaf House In' This City. -Mr. AR. Robertson has con- tractcd with Mrs. J. W. Barnes thc operation she was thought to for a period of three years for the bc getting along splendidly when usctof her large tobacco ware- thc fatal malady sct in hous'c, near the stock ycards in! Deceased was forty-five years this city. Mrs. Barnes build a large addition to the house so that when completed it will have a floor capacity of ioo, - ooo pounds. The house will be made modern in every particular and Messrs. T. B, Rebertson .and William Henderson will have ac- tive- management of the house which insures its customers cour teous treatment and the prompt handling of their crops. Mr. A. R. Robertson, who has been connected with the Louis ville Tobacco Co.. for a number of years will continue to buy to-,entered that Beautiful Land be bacco on the loose leaf market !von(1 the stars- But the worId is and also in the country for them. Mt. Sterling will this year have though there are many to join her three loose leaf markets besides I heart broken husband and belov the market of the Burley Tobac-cd relatives and friends in the co Co., located just city limits. outside the MAKES ROUND UP some weeks ago in a crap, game iust outside the city limits! on the coal road, whero negroes;0. G'ay, of the'county, congregate almost every Sunday! and engage in the favorite game of that race, a white man was shot by a negi;o who made his escape. This was the first infor- mation Sheriff Howell had of the game and last Sunday he 'leter mined to make an effort to break it up. With the aid. of rive is ststants he quietly surrounded the place and gradually closed in on thc party, with the result that thirteen were caught in his drag net. Monday morning all of them were tried before County Judge Chenault and given a fine of $so and cost each, with one lone ex ception, who proved by every one present that he was merely a spectator and had not engaged in the game. Thc dozen convicted are at work pn a good sized rock pi'e. BUILDING HOME Mr. C. P. Pierce, the contractor, began the erection of a house for Mrs. Mary Rice Tuseday morn ing on Samuels avenue. The house will be modern in every particular. A Guarantee OVER 40 Years OF Successful, Honest Dealing in 'Dry Goods, Rugs, Lace Curtains, Linoleums, i J. D. HAZELRIGG & SON JM MRS. HALLEY DIES Mrs. Addic Johnson Hallcy, the beloved wife of Mr. Claude R. Halley, died at the. Good Sa maritan Hospital in Lexington last Tuesday night, July t8, qi.j, of lock jdw, fdllowing an opera tion for tumor. Mrs. Hallcy had onlybeen ill a short time and her death is the cause of much sorrow in h,s community. Following wi'l.of age and had long been a ac- vout member of the Christian church. She was a schoo' teach jor r.y profession and was never happier than when engaged in the ' execution of her noble work. In the death of Mrs. Halley Mt. J Sterling and Montgomery county .nave lost a worthy ana oeioveu Christian lady, one whose place will ever remain vacant and one whose most beautiful life will shine out to many as a guiding star in years to come. Beautiful .in sP'"t. noble in deed?, she has better bv hcr havin llv and death of this beloved lady in ex pending deepest sympathy in their time of grief they may be comforted in the thought of her exemplary life. She was a twin sister of Mrs. J, and is sur- vived,' 'besides her husband and Mrs. Gay, by the following broth- ers and sisters: J. bano Johnson and D". J. Keller Johnson, of this county, and J. Wells Johnson, of this city; Mrs. Lida Herriott, of Oklahoma City; Mrs. L. B. Greene, Mrs. Dun'ap Gay, Mrs. G. W. Kemper and Miss Fanny Johnson, all of this county. The remains were brought to this city Wednesday morning and taken to the Halley residence on. Clay street. The burial took place Thursday afternoon at 2 130 in beautiful Machpelah cemetery, with brief services at thc grave, conducted by Rev. Clyde Darsie. OFF TO RACES Charles Bean and Bert Van Evcra are at thc Newport Fair this week, where they will race their horses. Mr. Van Evcra will start Kentucky Dan, pacer, while Mr. Bean will pilot Red Jay and Miss Douglass, trotters, and Gentry and Orphan Boy, pacers. After the 'Newport meeting the B'can string will go to Lebanon, Indiana. I $ I t I t t $ t $ i t 0 I t I I I t I t t t t I t I t t i t i t t I $ $ l t t $ $ 0 $ $ $ $ J BECKHAKf IS TfffiWINNER Defeats Congressman A. O. Stan ley in Senatorial Race Saturday. Hon. J.C. W. Beckham defeat cd his opponent, Hon. A. O. Stan ley for thc Democratic nomina tion for United States Senate Saturday by a margin of be tween ,000 and 10,000, it will re quire thc official count however to get his official majority but his election is conceded, Gov. Mc Creary running a poor third, car rying only four counties. Mr. Beckham made a most won derful fight, winning his nom ination in thc face of great op position. He cast his fight on a high plane and won his nomina tion fairly and squarely and ev ery Democrat who took part in the; primary should feel honor bound to support him in Novem ber. Former Governor A. E. Will son surprsed the wise ones in thc Republican ranks by beating that smooth politician R. P. Ernst for thc Republican nomination. His selection will bc very help ful to Mr. Beckham as it is un PRECINCTS 7? First Ward Second Ward.. Third Ward... Fourth Ward-. Cannrgo Swcii cer Smith ville Harts... Bean'.".... 'Levee 72 44 8 39 4 6S 14 4' 37 5 .14 7 47 4 35 Grassy Lick... Ann ns Run... Howard's Mill . JeiTersonville... Sideview .., Totals FLEMINGSBURG COUPLE WED IN PARIS Miss Graham Lawson and Mr. Rolla Kendall, of Flemingsburg, were married Monday morning at the residence of thc officiating minister, Rev. J. T. Sharrard, in Paris. They were accompanied to Paris by Miss Lollo Lee and Mr. H. C. Carpenter, and the trip was made in an automobile. Af ter the ceremony Mr. and Mrs. Kendal1 went to Lexington for a short bridal trip. Mrs. Kendall is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Nathaniel Lawson, and Mr. Ken dall is thc son of Mr. and Mrs. N. O. Kendall, of Flemingsburg. They were a Very handsome couple and are quite popular in EJemingsburg society. Both of the contracting parties are known in Mt. Sterling, thc bride having frequently visitied here where she is quite a favorite. CALLED HERE Rev. D. Yeamans, formerly of Danville, but for the past three or four years of Illinois, has been called to the pastorate of the Presbyterian church in this city, and has accepted thc call. He will assume the duties of pastor within a few days. Dr. Yeamans is considered one of the ablest and best ministers in the Presbyter ian church and the congregation here is fortunate in securing his services. BLUE GRASS FAIR The great Blue Grass Fair opened at Lexington Monday with a large crowd in attendance. Thc show rings are well filled, thc racing is spirted and the other at tractions are the best ever seen in this section. Large crowds frofii here are attending daily. derstood Mr. Wjllson is very un popular with a large number ol Republicans. Mr. Burton Vance was chosen as the Progressive nominee and being a bright, hustling young man vill draw quite a numbcKibf Republicans to him in November. Possibly the most wonderful race of the primary was that run by Hon. Johnson N. Camden, for the short term in thc Senate, who won by between 30,00 and 40,000. Mr. Camden now looms up as a pos sible entrant in the Gubernatorial race and his friends everywhere arc urging him to enter thc race. He is a gentleman of the highest c'ass, competent and courageous, with thc confidence of thc people and should he decide "to run would make it very interesting for any other aspirants. Hon. W. J. Fields was again nominated by between 6,000 and 8,000. He carried every county in his district. His friends are jubilant over his splendid victory. Mr. Glen Ireland was nominat ed by the Republicans. The official tabulation of Montgomery county will be found below. Thc vote cast in the State was very light, only about 80 per cent, in .the cities and 50 per cent, in the country. t-: ' 11 x bo 05 " H 2 2. 2 2 w T K ,"i ! ; 1 ! II lit! .Ill I 82 17 117 27 16 92 53 iq 3 So II 75 22 7 56 58 8 3 12 4 19 4 o 11 82 t 40 10 , 59 7 6 40 31 5 1 1 13 47 il I 27 26 6 5 Jo 3 .?! 7 5 52 12 5 1 5 o 11 1 1 11 4 '1 1 20 5 55 6 1 3P 6 17 1 1 6 36 10 5 32 13 5 3 14 6 59 ( 8 1 6S 3 3 3 46 10 39 17 20 23 50 7 o 20 6 58 9 5 30 61 9 1 10 1 48 5 o 37 4 11 3 41 23 65 26 3 21 65 2 8 '8 1 38 5 I 33 5 1 2 U21 116 787 165 72 572 4'o 101 36 1 1 o o o 6 o o o V. 3 o o 4 1 BUY.S INTEREST. IN COAL BUSINESS ( Mr. C. C. McDonald has bought ' a one-half interest in thc coal and feed business of McDonald Bros., acquiring the interest owned by Mrs. B. J. McDonald. The new firm contemplates building a large warehouse and otherwise increasing the capacity of the business. Mr. Alvin Ratliff, of Sharpsburg, has accepted a po sition with them and Mr. M. T. Botts will also be retained. Thc addition of Mr. C. C. Mc Donald to this firm will add much to its popularity as he is one of this city's most progressive busi ness men and has a host of friends in Montgomery and adjoining counties. 1 1 , SCHOOLS BEGIN Quite a number ot rural schools in this countv began Monday with a good attendance. Thc date for the opening of the rural schools, is a little later than usual, but wasforced on the sup erintendent in Cieing unable to obtain text-books ;ooner. r A CAMPING PARTY Mr. and Mrs. F. P.oyd will entertain a camping porty at Kirkpatrick's camp, August 10, for tho Misses English, fheir guests will be Misses LouiseVind Marguerite English, of ElizabAth town, Mrs. H. C. MelSne aid Misses Elizabeth Boyd and FanV Feland, of Sharpsburg, Miss Bess, Wilson, of Paris; Mr. and Mrs. Gratton Woodson, of Middles borough; Mr. and Mrs. Charles Highland, Messrs. Rex Hall, Hodge Morris, and Charley and Webb Blevins. Do you go to church? GREAT WAR jNEUROPE All Great .European Powers Ex cept Italy Are Mobilizing Their Forces. All the great European powers, except Italy and the secondary powers are mobilizing with all possible energy. As yet there have been no real battles although several outposts have been fired upon. The Latest War News in Brief. German troops invaded- Rus sian Pojand and occupied thc town of Kalisz. Germans defeat Russians 111 first naval battle. Thc British army is mobilized. Sir Edward Grey puts British policy in European conflict up to Parliament. The German army violated the neutrality of Belgium, of which Great Britiain is protector. Ger man troops occupied the Belgium town of Arlon. ' Belgium had previously refus ed to consider an ultimatum of fering a certain agreement with Germany in case Belgium agreed to facilitate the movements of thc German army. So grave is the situation that a coalition government of all par tics wil bc formed in the British Isles, while it is generallyexpected that Field Marshall Earl Kitch ener was to be appointed Minis ter of War. Dowager Empress Maria of Russia was stopped by the Ger mans in Berlin on her way to Russia and told toreturn to Lon don or go to Denmark. The Russian naval port of Lihau on the Baltic was bombard ed by a German cruiser, which was also engaged with a Russian cruiser. The German fleet was reported sailing into North Sea, where the British fleet is said to bc concen trated. Thc Germon Ambassador h.'s not yet left Paris. Fighting between Russian and German cavalry patrols on thc frontier resulted in slight losses. French officers are reported to have attempted to cross the Dutch frontier into Gcmany, but unsuccessfully. ' Fench airmen arc said to have made daring flights over German territory. German cavalry is reported to have crossed the French frontier Mr. A. J. Earp OF WINCHESTER will be with his son, E. S. Earp, in his Mt. Sterling studio on next Monday and Tuesday and in order to advertise the Mt. Ster ling studio will make photos at greatly "f Reduced Prices If you want some fine photos made, take advantage of Mr. Earp's skill under the skylight. Come, Rain or Shine. A. J. EHRP & SON Mt. Sterling and Winchester, Ky. near Bclfort and tried to com ma ndcer horses. Martial law was proclaimed thruoghout France, where thc mobilization and concentration of thc various armies have been car ried out satifactorily. The German authorities ac cuse thc French of violating neutrality and of crossing the bor der before thc declaration of war. Neutral Luxemburg is occu pied by 100,00 German troops. m 1 TWO ELECTIONS FOR PARIS Thc petition filed two weeks ago by thd. temperance people asking for a local option e'ection "in Bourbon county, came up In thc Bourbon county court Mon day bofore Judge'C. A. McMillan. There was on opposjtion to the petition and thc County Judge called the election September 28, as requested in the petition. The petition filed by the wets asking for a separate election in Paris for September 26 was con tested. Thc drys, through their attorney, Robt. C. Talbolt. filed a paper setting out objections to the calling of the e'ection, which were overruled by Judge McMil lan, and the election was called for the City of Paris on Septem ber 26, as requested in thc petition of the wets. It is understood that the tem perance people will take no part in the city election on September 26 and will not go to the polls on that day. m LOCATES' IN KANSAS Mr. J.' O. Kash, formerly of this city, has located in Parker, Kansas, and engaged in. thc mer cantile business. Mr. Kash has many friends- here who will be and will hope for his success in his new home. The Parker Mes senger in speaking of Mr. Kash says: "Although he came here last spring, Mr. Kash is now counted one of Parker's permanent and best citizens, and it will be grati fying news to all who know that he is to become one of our busi ness men." Thc following people left Mon day morning for a two weeks' stay in their camp on the Cum berland River, near Wil'iams burg: Mr. and Mrs. Claude Pax ton, Mr. Bartlett Paxton, Miss Alpha Enoch, Mr. Joe Connor, Mr. Frank Wyatt, Mr. Claude Kill patrick, Mr. T. P. Sutton; and Miss Louise Gudgell, of Owings villc and Miss Pearl Frost, of Ohio. ,