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"FIRST TO LAST THE TRUTH: NEWS EDITORIALS ADVERTISEMENTS"-
MT. STERLING, KENTUCKY, THURSDAY, DECEMBER 28, 1922.
, NUMBER 21.
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W. T. Daugherty
Dies At Ashland
Dies At Ashland
James N. Anderson
Passes To Final Rest
Following a lingering illness, Jamos
N. Anderson died at the homo of his
sister, Mrs. John W. Lockrldge, In
the county, at an early hour Christ
mas morning. Mr. Anderson was 67
years of age and was a big-hearted,
genial gentleman, one that was never
"happier than when performing somo
deed of kindness that would lighten
the burden of some less fortunate
Jellow-belng. Surviving are his father,
George W. Anderson; two half-sisters,
Mrs. William Moore and Mrs. W. H.
Knox; two nalf-brothers, George W.
AndorsotS, Jr., and Grover C. Ander
son, and his step-mother, Mrs. George
"W. Anderson, In addition to Mrs.
The 'funeral service was held Tues
day afternoon at 2 o'clock at the
home of Mrs. Lockrldge, conducted
by Dr. C. B. Clark, of Itellly, Ohio,
with burial In Machpelah cemetery.
FOR SALE Building lot, good size
end well located. Priced tof sell.
Phone 494. (21-tf)
HON BLACKWELL ,
A marriage of unusual Interest to
relatives and friends In this and ad
joining counties was that of Miss Le
ila Hon to Lewis "Blackwell, of Clark
county, which occurred at the home
of the officiating minister, Rev. T. C.
Eclon, Lexington, Thursday after
uoon. Tho bride was charming In a
dark blue suit with hat to match.
Misses Delia Ward May and Elkin
Hughes, of Winchester, and Homer
Hon, brother of the bride, were wit
nesses to tlio ceremony. Miss Hon is
tho eldest daughter of Mr. and Mrs.
James W. Hon, of this city, and a
young lady of striking personality.
nnd her" lovely disposition has en
beared her to countless friends. The
groom Is the sou of Mr. and Mrs. M.
A. Blackwell, of Clark county, a pros
perous young farmer and young man
of excellent character. After a brief
bridal toiir they will reside at the
Some 'of Mr. BlackwelL near Winchester.
Five per cent money to loan on
16ng time. Henry Watson, Attorney.
T1ISS FLOsSHtffLEY IS
In September and October tho Pa;
ciflc Mutual Life Insurance Company,
j of California, put on a prize conest
, !y Among its hundreds of cashiers over
the United States for "reinstatement"
business or conservation of buslffess
at their many offices. Word has Just
been received by Miss Flo Shirley
that she has been found one of the
prlzo winners in her case a handsome
ladles' black seal grain suit case. Miss
Shirley is one of the company's most
efficient cashiers and Is most popular
among the hundreds of policyholders
of that company fortunate enough to
pay premiums through this lattice. Wo
take pleasure in joining her host of
fi lends In congratulations.
The -occupants -of the Methodist
-parsonage appreciate the privilege
accorded by the press to extend to
all through the Christmas season
added to our pleasure by wish, word
or kindly glfU J. W. Crates.
This month closes with the best months business this irm has ever had. With a desire to start
the new year off right and make January the largest business month we have ever had we are
starting with a REAL SALE.
Sale Starts Saturday Dec. 30 and Closes Saturday Jan. 6. Come Early
All $35.00 at . .$2975
All $30.00 at. ,..$25.00
All $27.50 at,. .$23.50
All $20,00 at $17-50
All $17.50 at.. ..,$15.00
One lot at $ 9.95
All Shirts, Collars! Belts, Underwear
and everything else that men. wear
at 10 per cent off, '
Best In Many Years
Mt. Sterling merchants in all lines
enjoyed the largest Christmas patron
ago In many years. Saturday was a
record day In this city, many mer
chants being heard ts remark that It
was the best day they had over enjoy
ed In their existence. Somo of these
merchants had been in business for a
long tlmo, and tho Christmas trade
gives evlden.ee that 1923 will be one
of tho best years this country has
had since before the war. With to
bucco and other farm products going
at tho prices they aro there Is very
Indication that Montgomery county Is
about to enter Into one of the most
prosperous years'.In our history.
FOUND Pair of tortoise shell id
gold frame glasses. Owner may have
same by paying for this ad and rea
sonable reward. Apply at this office.
A. B. Oldham & Son have made a
wonderful Improvement In their de
partment store. South Maysville
street. The second floor of tWs, large
building has been so arranged us to
become sales rooms for women's
ready-to-wear and all floor coverings.
This is a sightly room filled with
goodsthat please, in style and wear
like buckskin. Another improvement
is contemplated that will make tho
basement as sightly a room as either
the first or second floor. It Is ex
pected this room will be completed
during the year 1923 and, and then It
will carry ten-cent articles and will
be known as the ten-cent "department
of this mammoth store. The addi
tional' Improvements contemplated,
which we did not get from Mr. Old
ham, but which are In the air, Is that
another story will be added, making
this a four-story building, accessible
by way of an electrical elevator. Just
the lines of goods that will be han
dled on this floor we are not advised.
U may be that furniture and floor cov
erings would occupy this floor, and
with women's ready-to-wear goods a
stock of millinery would be installed
on the third floor. The store has had
a wonderftil growth and as real mer
chant kings we will have to take off
our hats to A. B. Oldham & Son.
On Christmas night Hobert Shrout
and Miss Bethel Clark were united In
marriage at the-home of the officiat
ing minister. Rev., William Triplet.
at Howard's Mill. At the same time.
and place Ewcll Wright and Miss
Itoxie Myers were also united In mar
riage. Both couples are from the,
Salt Lick neighborhood In Bath coun
ty, where' they have many friends
who will be interested to learn of
We are in the market for any quan
tity No. 1 Timothy hay. No. 1 Mixed
Hay, No. 1 Clover haygood bright
Straw. We are paying f 4.50 a barrel
for Corn. Monarch Milling Compa
FOR JANUARY COURT
. George Maze is in Indiana, whero
he has purchased several carloads of
mules thatfWlll be on the market Jan
uary court day.
All $35.00 at &29.75
All $30.00 at $25.00
All $27.50 at $23.50
AH $22.50 at $20.00
Major J. M. Brother
Dies In This City
Major J. M. Brother died ut the
homo of his daughter, Mrs. S. S. Pin
ney, Holt avenue, yesterday morning.
Major Brother was 86 years of age
nnd had practically been an invalid
for tho past year or more. He was
an ex-Confederate soldier, being in
General John Hunt Morgan's com
mand. He was a native of. Bath
county and had made his home in
Owingsville practically ,all his life,
where ho was widely known and
honored. He was second to the old
est man In Owingsville and had been
active In politics almost all his
In addition to Mrs. Pinney, Major
Brother Is survived by two sons, Eu
gene Brother, of Owingsville, and
Charles Brother, of Hazard. The body
was removed to Owingsville yestcr
day and will be laid to Its final rest
ing place among the city of the dead
in that city.
Major J. M. Brother was a member
of the Christian church and had led
a consecrated. Christian life, one well
worthy bf emulation. By his passing
the "thin gray ranks grow thinner"
and the number of the "boys who
wore the gray" lose one more of their
loyal band. Peace to his ashes.
BEN JOHNSTON MARRIES
At the home of his parents, Mr.
and Mrs. Harry E. Johnston, Ben
Johnston and Miss Blanche Miller,
both of Flint, Mich., were united In
marriage last Saturday afternoon, the
ceremony being performed by Bev.
Olus Hamilton. Young Johnston for
merly lived In this city witli his pa
rents, where he Is widely known and
has a host of friends who will be in
terested to learn of his wedding. They
will continue to reside In Flint,
where Mr. Johnston has a lucrative
position with the Chevrolet Motor
FOR SALE Hupmobilc, in good
mechanical condition, cheap. Harold
C. Greene, phone 641 W-l. (19-3t-pd)
AMERICAN LEGION MINSTREL
Montgomery Post, No. 22, of the
American Legion, will put on a home
talent minstrel on January 1C. ,A. J.
Owens, who had charge of the leglbu
show last year, will again have
charge of tho performance this- year,
which fact alone Insures its success.
It is said that this 'year's show will
surpass any previous effort and new
scentry, costumes and electrical ef
fects have already been received and
will bo used for the first time In Mt.
FOR. R.ENT- Modern cottage on
Clay street. Phone 632. (20-4t)
Sincere Good Wishes
$ Wishing our many friends and customers a Bright
$ and Prosperous New Year and thanking them many
X times for the opportunity ve have had in serving
them in the past, we are, with best wishes,
LAND & PRIEST, Druggists
AH Nettletons $10.50
AH $7.50 at $5.95
One lot of a few odd
sizes at $4.95
GATEWOOD & HOMBS
Miss Simrall Weds
New England Man
The following handsomely engraved
announcements havo been received by
Dr. and. Mrs. William Thomus Simrall
. announce tho marriage
Mr. Russell Charles Lane
on Thursday, the twenty-first of
December, one thousand nine hun
dred nnd twenty-two.
Elllcott City, Maryland.
Tho wedding is to take place at the
home of the bride's sister, Mrs. W.
R. Dye, at Elllcott City, near Balti
more, and was wltnesed by the two
Immediate families. Tln'brido Is the
second daughter of Dr. and Mrs. W.
T. Simrall and was born and reared
in this city. She issan unusually hand
some and charming young woman,
and her winning personality has made
for her many friends and admirers.
Tor the past few years she has been
in Washington, where she has held
an excellent position with the gov
ernment. Mr. Lane comes of a dis
tinguished New England family and
Is also in the government employe.
After January 15 Mr. and Mrs. Lane
will go to housekeeping in their own
"home In Takoma Park, Washington.
. LOST Collection book, on Hlnk-
ston or Maysville pike. Call phone
R76 or return to Kentucky Central In
burance office and receive reasonable
The Jersey Milk Company has1 con
tractcd with a Cincinnati firm to have
installed March 15 an electric refrig
crating plant. This process is prac
tical, freezes without the use of ice
and hold automatically to a desired
degree of temperature. This and the
one to. be installed by William Hon
in his meat store in the Baumont Ho
tel building are the first to be operat
od in this section.
READY FOR BUSINESS
I a'ra now open and ready, for bus
lness at my new location on Bank
street and can save you money on
any work in refinlshing furniture and
upholstering. Have your work dono
now before the busy season. M. R.
GOES TO ST. AUGUSTINE
We are in receipt of a communca
tlon from Mrs. Mattle R, Nunnelley,
formerly of this city, stating that she
will spend the winter in St. Augus
tine, Fla., where she has accepted a
position as- manager of the Spear
and Shoe SALE
All $4.75 and $5 Hats
All $4 Hats at
One special lot at
W. T. Daugherty, express agent at
Ashland, a son of the late W. II.
Daugherty, of Owingsville, died at
Ashland this morning at the age of
55 years from heart trouble. The fun
eral will bo held Saturday morning
at 10 o'clock at the grave In Owings
ville by his pastor. Rev. Paul Powell,
of Ashland. He is survived by his
wife, five children' and three sisters,
Mrs. Claude Paxton, Ashland; Miss
May Daugherty, of Owingsville, and
Mrs. W. L. Klllpatrlck, of this city.
Mr. Daugherty was a highly esteemed
business man and Christian gentle
man. FOR SALE Walnut dining room
suite of eight pieces. Only used five
months. Looks like new. Apply a
DR. PREWITT ILL
Dr. James W. Prewitt, osteopathic
physician, and one of this city's most
prominent citizens, was stricken sud
denly ill of appendicitis last Friday
and was rushed to a hospital at Lex
ington, where lie underwent an imme
diate operation. His friends will be
glad to learn that he stood the opera
tion well and his condition is greatly
FOR SALE Fat hogs. Weight
about 200 pounds. Haydon Reynolds,
route 6. (19-4t-pd)
MOVES TO LOUISVILLE
William H. Strossman has accepted
a position with the Henry Clay Fire
Insurance Company with headquar
ters in Louisville and at a nearly
date will move with his family to that
city to live.
BOWLING ALLEY IS
GETTING GOOD PLAY
The bowling alley in the Trimble
building, Operated by Hod Eller, is
getting a good play and many fans
are enjoying this healthful and in
JAMES SLEDD DEAD
James Slcdd, of Bobertson county,
formerly of this county, a brother of
William Sleddi of this city, died" at
his home last Thursday from an at
tack of pneumonia. He was 66 years
WEATHER ON RECORD
The weather during Christmas has
been the warmest on record, Christ
mas day being so mild that many
persons sat on their front porches In
MARY CHILES HOSPITAL
W. T. Young, of Sherburne, was ad
mitted Tuesday and Mrs. Stearns, of
North Middletwou, and John Green
wade wore admitted Wednesday. -"
, A GOOD ORDER
A. J. Humphrey Is In' receipt of an
order from Onarga, III., for fi.000
plants of one variety.
Wouldn't this be a restful world if
there weren't any such thing as the
Until It breaks down, almost any
old motor car- makes a horse look
lazy. , .
All $15.00 at. . .$12.95
All $12.50 at. .$ 9.95
All $10.00 at . .$ 7.95
All $8 .00 at.... $ 6.95
Nearly all these suits
have two pairs of pants
On Saturday, December 23, Claude
Paxton, 70 years of age, after a long
spell of sickness, yielded to the inev
itable at Ills late home in Ar'ilnnd.
Mr. Paxton was born at Oxford, Scott
county, In tho year 1852, and was
married in October, 1882, to Miss
Addle Daugherty, of Owingsville. He
come to. this city as ugent for the C.
& O. railroad 2S years ago, In which
capacity 'he served most acceptably.
Later he beeame associated with N.
H. Trimble in the lumber business,
and after finishing tho work of deliv
ering special lengths and dimensions
of railroad timbers he returned to
the C. & O. at Ashland, where he
served In the clerical department In
the freight depot until death remov
ed him from labor to refreshment, --
The best years of his life were giv
en to tills place with the C. & O.
Full of life and wit, everybody was
a friend to Claude Paxton. He was a
member of the Methodist church
since 18 years of age.
Funeral services were conducted at
his home in Ashland by Dr. Paul Pow
ell, and following his remains were
taken to Owingsville for burial, with
concluding services by Revs. .1. M.
Fugate and C. L. Bohon, of Maysville.
Mr. Paxton Is survived by his wife,
who is a sister of Mrs. W. L. Klll
patrlck, of this city, and one son, C.
B. Paxton, route agent of the Ameri
can Express Company from Ashland.
The removal of Mr. Paxton by death
brings sorrow and tears to many
friends. We shall remember Claude
Paxton as we knew him, a hard-working,
accommodating and cfficleut rail
road official and in the hours of be
reavement we extend our sympathy
to wife and son.- Peace to the ashes
of Claude Paxton. '
Monarch Milling Co. has just re
ceived a car of Cotton Seed Meal,
car Sugarlne Dairy Feed, Sugarine
Horse and Mule Feed. They would
be glad to furnish Your requirements.
Prices right, quality considered. 21-2t
SKATING RINK OPENS MONDAY .
The grand opening of the roller
skating rink In the Trimble building
on East Main street will be held on
Monday night, January 1. There will
be good music, good skates and a
good floor. The rink is to be con
ducted by W. T. Turpin, or Rich
mond, who promises that everything
possible will be done for the benefit
of the public.
COMMITTEE TO BE ELECTED
All members ot the Montgomery
County Chapter, American Red Cross,
are called to meet in the Rest Room
at 3 o'clock next Monday afternoon,
January 1, for the purpose of electing
an executive committee for the year
1922. Lewis Klllpatrlck, chairman.
On Wcduohduy Mrs. Lucy Goodpas
ter and Woodson Powers, both of
Bath county, m-ru married ut the
Baptist parsonage. Rev. Olus Hamil
WANTED Two carloads of good
quality feeders, about 700 to 800.
Stato price. Chas. Keller, Mechanics
burg. Ohio. (21-3ftd)
One lot at
One lot at
These coats are of ex
ONE JUST PRICE
AND JUST ONE PRICE.
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