MT. STERLING ADVOCATE.
ITEMS, NEW AND TRUE: THOUOIITS, GENEROUS AND GENTLEMANLY
MT. STERLING, KENTUCKY, WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 5, 1914.
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
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
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
Successful, Honest Dealing in
'Dry Goods, Rugs, Lace
i J. D. HAZELRIGG & SON
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
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,
Defeats Congressman A. O. Stan
ley in Senatorial Race
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
Ann ns Run...
Howard's Mill .
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.
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
BLUE GRASS FAIR
The great Blue Grass
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
Mr. Glen Ireland was nominat
ed by the Republicans.
The official tabulation of
Montgomery county will be
Thc vote cast in the State was
very light, only about 80 per cent,
in .the cities and 50 per cent, in
t-: ' 11 x
bo 05 " H 2 2.
2 2 w T K
,"i ! ; 1 !
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
BUY.S INTEREST. IN
( 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
, 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.
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
Do you go to church?
All Great .European Powers Ex
cept Italy Are Mobilizing
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
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
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
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
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
Fench airmen arc said to have
made daring flights over German
German cavalry is reported to
have crossed the French frontier
Mr. A. J. Earp
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
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.
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
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
"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
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
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