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3 w1 'm Ei- PPPRRHIHH J ap-M' . jtti LL ..... ..) ' r, i i t fe- ' h I. 77ie- Phoenix Hotel Lexington, Renfucky Will continuo to cater to its numerous Central Kentucky" patrons in tho usual first class manner with overy detail for guests' com fort looked after. EUROPEAN PLAN $1.60 PER DAY UP CHARLES H. BERRYMAN, Pres. JOHN G. CRAMER, Mir. Kentucky Farm Notes From Here and There Up to the present time tlio en rollment in tho boys and girls' club work in Jackson county under tho direction of County Agcn W. R. Reynolds gives indications pf ex ceeding any membership' enrollment that the work in that county has known. EXCLUSIVE DISTRIBUTOR , If you want tho most delicious candies, buy Miss Holliday's, at R. C. LLOYD'S. (17-5t) Farmers Taxtd to Pay Coal Counties' Expense Courier-Journal: "Mr. Crowe, of Lagrange, advocating a production tax on coal, reduces to an absurdity tho serious matter of the gross un dervaluation of property in tho coal counties when he shows that moro is paid as tax upon less than 2,000 dogs in Bell county than upon many millions of .dollars' worth of coal ... landd. ,. " j. "Dogs, as friend of man, Havo in spired quite a volume of prose and somo poetry, but oven tho iSbst sen timentnl dog lover would rather have a coal minef than n dog nowadays. Tho capacity of Bell county mine owners o pay taxes in infinitely greater than tho capacity vof Bell county dog owners to pay tax upon Tige, affectionately mentioned by Mr. Morrow during his successful AA-4 t Y Y Y Y T T T i y Y .y Y Y Y T T Y T Y ? T Y t Y t Y Y f T T Y Y f Y Y T Y T T T f Y T f Y T Y Y Y Y T Y Y Y Y Y T Y Aft. $ K B. B. Smith & Co. Launches the Greatest Sale of the Season A Big Value-Giving Christmas Sale w ' Is, Featuring Our Latest Arrivals in Ready-to-Wear, Specially Purchased and Specially Priced U For This Occasion. Our Entire Stock is included in this Selling Event. Evfeiy De partment in our store contributes its full quota and is ade . quately represented. Stunning garments for Women ' f Embodying the Season's Best, In a Galaxy of Charming Styles Beautiful Colors Exquisite Materials and pos sessing the fine workmanship of the most skilled makers of Women's Clothing in America today. No Comparative Prices are Quoted, Consistent with the B. B. Smith-& Co. Store Policy. However, We Sincerely Hope That You Will Not Pail to Care fully Inspect and Compare these Super-Values in Women's Coats, Suits, . Dresses,Skirts, Blouses, Fursv Millinery and Sweaters ': At Prices that Speak for Themselves l' x "BETTER VALUES FOR LESS" I 311-315 West Short Street Two Doors Wqst of Mill Street. f LEXINGTON, KENTUCKY . I y. A & f t Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y T T T f Y J Y A Y Y Y Y Y Y T Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y T T T T Y Y t T T f 2. l?M t i IMlffraMMlhUf " 1 Tilt ,1", II For TSmMmmWii ' i-' I Christmas kV-I I'll'; - lUm 'AH I1 nHESInr" gives pleasure IH w I ' to the hole Ifc--J'IBi1 m I f a m i 1 v N b - b w 'Hi if III x 11'r HiHhvI' jm i GENUINE &W 1 VICTROLA TTfiii, M I Bryan & Robinson I I - JEWELERS ;.' J V! -;4 Mt. Sterling Kentucky i ''i f Y Y Y Y Y Y T Y Y Y Y Y t ? Y Y campaign for the governorship. Pineville is hemmed in by moun tains and has little opportunity to spread, but the altitude of tho sur rounding mountains, and the steep ness thereof, can be matched by the height of prices for real estate which so lies that it is possible to build upon it. There is a house famine in Middlesboro, and famine of no other kind. Tho walls of the banks in both of these Bell county cities bulge with the deposits crammed into them but all of this prosperity is merely reflection of the profits of the coal mining. "That undervaluatin of property in the coal counties has been so fla grant is an outrage at least if not a scandal. There is a sinister sugges tivencss in the fact that the farmers in agricultural Kentucky are taed" to pay tho running expenses of the coal counties, -while the coal mine operators and owners of conl lands escape paying tneir suaje ot tne taxes. "Tho public will not forever be lieve that the members of tho State Tax Commission do not understand that coal is a valuable commodity." GIFTS WORTHWHILE They count for much Piano, Piano-pldycr, Kimball Phonographs, Singer Sowing Machines, a littlo handle Singer for the Jittlq girl, stringed instruments, etc. Easy payments. Decide now for these in struments and machines go quickly. J. n. BROWN, (17-3t) 13 Bank Street. THEIR NOSE KNOWS Pl'nk: How did you get sp many uirls!" Sl'cker: Oh I just sprinkle a little gasoline on my handkerchief. SURE HE WAS MAD Smith (to grocer) : "What's up, Mr. Black t You Beem angry." Black: "I am. The Inspector of Weights and Measures has just been! in." ' t Smith j "Ila, Ilal He oiu'ght you giving 15 ounces to the pound, did hot" ', Black: "No, he didn't. lie told me I bad bea giving. ;U Toll of War 34,249 Final figures onrmy casualties in the World War are contained in the annual report of Major .General M. W. Ireland, surgeon general, and made public last week, showing 34, 249 killed and 224,089 wounded. The proportion of kJLllod and wounded is about the same as in the Civil War; although mortality from gunshot wounds in the World War was only 8.26 per cent as compared with 3.6 per cent in the Civil War. The report said this indicated that the improved surgical and sanitary methods in tiro recent war had saved the lives of 5.34 per cent of all the American soldiers wounded. Of every 1,000 men sent to France, 110 were admitted to hos pital as the result of battle casual ties, the report says, and almost seven men out of every 1,000 died as the result of wounds. Infantry's losses were heaviest, 215.6 out of overy 1,000 men of that arm having been wounded and 12.77 killed per 1,000. Deaths from wounds totaled 13,- 691, or slightly more than 6 per cent, while 159,685 of the wounded, or 70.7 per cent were returned to duty, thoremainder being invalided, home for treatment or discharged. $12 PER HUNDRED Standard granulated sugar at' Richardson Bros. & Conrfrell at $13 per cwt., cash. 1L t'ri ,t1 P o- . f':" 4--" - Gifts tW last ;f I Heintz, 1 1 Opp. The Phoenlr II Ml , , VV TTexlnaf on. Kv. r ( x .m .. . f m When In Doubt Send Candy! It is always an acceptable and welcome gift put up in any size, plain or fancy-boxes Always fresh'. Cigars All brands and prices Buy him a box for Christmas. - ' Soft drinks and sandwiches. Lunches for Dances Our Specialty .i'V - Giyo us your Orders, for Fancy Ices MAY & Q0LEMAN "TM Defcio Caft wfv V "' n s 1 i ;t(i 4 4 4.4 $ 4 4W4? lyr"!!' 'T--'-frlwtTrrffii;Tl"i " 'l"1" " n tr ttjrrt nnt$ti0ttltttDt 6'""' I qHMBBl mm imtmwmJw.frjMW.m ... , 1 iJak ,iMfmuBsma.4-' . i."-.