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V THE ADVOCATE FRKD rtURMAN EDITOR JENNIE MrDKRMID DORMAN APSOOIA.TE EDITOR iMuej weokly by The Mountain Advocate Publishing Co., at BARBOURVILLE. KENTUCKY Enters- i tho Post Office at Dar- bourvlli' iw , as -""in(l-clftB8 mall matter. OF: 1CIAL OKGAN OP THE PUBLICAN PARTY IN KNOX COUNTY UK. SUBSCRIPTION RATES (Strictly In adranco) One Year $1.60 Biz Months 10.71 Any Item Intended for publication should reach this office not later thin on Wednesday or we shall bo forced to carry it over to the next fasuo. Boils Quit Qtii&! S.S. S. Will Prove to Yoti in Your Own r.n th How" and "YVIit" of it Remarkable Blood-Cleanting ! owcri Thera li a reason for crerTthlnc that Happens. vomraon-senio Kim nil Common-ttnse also ttoos bolls I B. U tho common-sebse remedy for bolls, be j0i0t00000t00t0tam0tm0imm0fift0m0imm0tmM PAY TO-DAY I Notice To Those Who Have Not! Paid Their Tax For 1922 'STsT J After Jan. 1st. 1923, 1, or one of my deputies, CHRISTMAS 1023 Wo take this opportunity of wish ing our friends and patrons a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year. It is the season of Peace on Earth and Good-will toward Men, when all stand, as it were, before tho humblo manger of tho Christ Child and learn there the lesson of humility as well as tho Infinite Lore of Him who crowned Justice with mercy by giving to tho world His only begot ten Son to set forth by His life and example that more perfect lif which alone can give to the Father's chil dren pcaco on earth. May the New Year bring a larger measure of prosperity to Knox County and the world at large, with a widening of Christian brotherhood which shall still further put war Into a permanent background. FOOLED ms UNK D., F. Arthur Moore, of Mlnot, N. put one over on his uncle. T, Faulkner, Teusday, when he walk ed into the store and Introduced himself to the younger members of the family. T. F. was busy and when he had taken his place at the desk the youthful nephew proceed ed to "sell" him shoes and other merchandise. Uncle was polite but firm, for he didn't want anything, whereupon his nephew Introduced himself. As he had not seen Mr. Mpbre since ihe was eight years old Which was eleven, years ago it is not to be wondered at that T. F. did not recognize the fact that blood is thicker than water. Mr. Moore will also visit Mrs. Elizabeth r,r Davis of Artcmus. A Qreat Revcnus Economy is n erent Cifprn revpnno Plnplet Mr be Small BoiM came It is bnllt on reason. Scientific au thorities admit Its power! S. S. S. ballda blood-rower, It builds red-blood-cell. That Is what makes flshtlnp-blood. Fighting-blood destroys Impurities. It fights bolls. It always wins! It fights pim ples I It fights skin eruptions! It builds nerve-power, thinking power, the tight fisted power that whirls n man up Into success. It Rives women tho health, tho angelic complexion and the charm that moves the world! These are the reasons that have made 8. S. S. today tho great blood-cleanser, body-builder, success build er, nnd It's why results have made tears of Joy flow from the souls of thousands! Mr. V. D. Scbaff, 63T 15th St., Washing ton, D. C, writes: "I tried for yeart to set relief from a lad cat of boill. Everything ailed until 1 took S. 5. S. I am now absolutely cured, and it wat S. S. S. that did if." Try It yourself. S. S. S. Is told at all drug stores In two sizes. Tho larger Blza bottle Is the more economical. S? ? makes yon feel st9t9e like yourself 03am MOUNTAIN LODGE NO. 187 will, in ten days, or as soon thereafter as e can, get to you orfyour property. If not paid beforehand we will expose o public sale to the highest and best bidder your property or enough of it to cover said taxes. J: M. Carries, Sheriff Knox-Counly. WWW0W0WW0i0f0i0Wkn000i0000WlM SERGEANT BAKER RECRUITING HERE Sergt. M. B. Baker, of Fort Thomas, Ky is at tho Dixio Inn and is recruiting for infantry, field artillery and tho engineer corps for assignment to Texas or the Ha waiian Islands. Anyone desiring to enlist aftor Dec. 25, should apply at Fort Thomas.' Up to that time apply to Sergt. Becker. MJ3T1IODI8T CHURCn. METHODIST LADIES AID Members of Mountan Lodge 187, Barbourville, Kentucky: According to our ancient law, you aro hereby summoned to assemble in annual communication on Wednesday, Dec ember 27, 1922, at 2 o'clock in the afternoon. Then and there you will hear the reports o the treasurer, secretary and finance committee. Furthermore, at this gathering you shall elect who shall serve you as master and wardens, as secretary and treasurer, as deacons and tyler for the year to come. Take heed that you choose not for riches nor favor, but for wisdom and fitness; that the honor of the Lodge bo kept unsullied and its glory continue un dimmed. Fraternally, T. J. MOORE, Worshipful Master. Keep Up FlQhttno Spirit Be patient with every one, but above all with yourself. I mean, don'I be disturbed because of your Imper fections, nnd nlwn.v" rlie up hravelj from 11 fnll l-'mnr-u dp Sale SUIT CASES TRAVELING BAGS TRUNKS A Merry Xmas And Happy New Year IS OUR SINCERE WISH FOR EVERY KNOX COUNTIAN You have certainly given us reason to do so by your splendid patronage and our gratitude and thankfulness know no' bounds. We have been in our present busi ness a comparatively short time but through your courtesies and square dealing on our part, we have built up a business of which we are just ly proud. Your prosperity in 1923 will be ours. May the sky be the limit. The People s Store MEALER & SIMON, Proprietors .Barbourville, Kentucky The Methodist Ladles Aid met at the home of Mrs. S. H. Jones on Main Street Friday, Dec. 16. There were twenty members present. A very interesting talk was given by the pastor, Rev. J. O. Gross, after which the hostess assisted by her sisters Mrs. Herbert Miller and Miss Minnie Williams, served a salad course. Mrs. Russell Faulkner EVERYONE BRING. ONE , ii , i - ' ' On Wednesday, December ,27th, Mrs. John W. Hughes will entertain the Baptist Missionary Society. This is enlistment day for the New Year. We want to enlist every Baptist woman in Barbourville to help us in a great work for next year. "Tho work of the world is done by few. God asks that a part be done by by you." The meeting begins at 2 o'clock. The following program will be rendered during the social hour: Silent Night Nan and LIU Law- son. Ella Mao Parker. Reading Diana Smith Music Maud Detherage. Beatrice and Lowell Hughes. Music Mrs. W. H. Buck Reading Mrs. W. 0. Davis The pastor, Rov. John Owen Gross will preach at the morning service. Subject: "My Gift to tho Christ." At that service ho expectato recclvo sevoral now members into tho church. At seven in tho evening tho Christmas program will bo given by the Sunday Sohool. This has been changed from Saturday the 23rd to Sunday duo to tho program at, tho High School Saturday evening. Sunday School at 9:30. There will bo no session of tho League. CHRISTIAN CHURCH Sunday. December &4. Christmas Tree and Pageant, "Gifts for the King," nt 7 P.M. Come and bring the family. At 11 A.M. The Christmas Lyric. .ARTHUR FORD, Pastor. BAPTIST DOLLAR. SOCIAL COLLEGE NOTES Did you see "Peg O' My Heart" last Monday .night, Dec. 187 If you didn't you certainly missed a treat. This was one among the best of the programs given nt Union College this year. The band concert before and during the play was excellent also. Robert Blair, Robert Weed and Mint Powell spent the last week end with their homefolks. Thomas Jourdan spent the week end with his sister at Artemus. The Lyceum number of last Thursday was enjoyed by all. An unusually interesting and en joyable program was given last Saturday night, Dec. 15, by the students of Mrs. Nunvar, the voice instructor. Her students show the result of unusually good thaining. The Christmas Recital, given by I tho choir at the M. E. Church Sun- Vfc: day night, was inspiring to all Tho annual Dollar Social given by Tho Sophomore Academy Class the Woman's Missionary Society of give their first literary program the Baptist Church was held at the Wednesday night Dec. 13. It was up home of Mr. and Mrs. W. H. Green to thestandard that is to be expec- on Thanksgiving evening. The house was beautifully decor ated with ferns, growing plants and flowers. Sixty-two were present. Af ter enjoying games and contests the hostess served delightful lunch and brick Ico cream and cake. The amount taken in at the social was S106.00. The proceeds from the Bazaar held at Miss Laura Hayes Shop were $201.00. The ladles wish to express their appre ciation to all who so liberally donat ed and also to those who patron ized them. The wish, too, to thank Miss Laura Hayes for tho use of her windows. The next meeting of tho W. M. S. will be at Mrs. J. W. Hughes, Dec. 27th at 2 PM. Mrs. Sudie Sutton, Cor Ses. JUNIOR B. Y. P. U. The Junior B.Y.P.U.. under the direction of Mrs. Wilson. Is pro gressing nicely. Have enrolled forty two and have an average attendance of about thirty five. It is divided Into four groups each with an ener getic captain. Last Saturday night wo bad a social at the boy's hall. It was a bad night but there was about twenty-four present. It began at 6:30 and lasted until 8:30. Prof. and Mrs. Wilson showed evoryono a nice and lively time. All enjoyed the eating of popcorn balls apples and candy. If you aro between the ago of 9 and 12 you aro a Junior and wo in vito you to come Join us. Florence Evans Corresponding Sec. ted of the first program. WE REPAIR SHOES Half Soleinp $1.25 Rubber Heels 50c. Ordinary Shoes Made Into Nice Oxfords. Saddles and Harness Repaired. . Depot for City Papers. Business Appreciated. GEO. HUTTON & SON MAY WE SERVE YOU ', In The Following Line? lice Juicy Meats. iFresh Fruits Celery and Nuts CranberriesCandies Fresh Package Groceries May Grocery Co. Successor to Golden & May y, Let us hope that in this nice city of ours there will bo no little tot who wakes up on Christmas morn ing to find that Santa Onus is not a reality. THE STAR STORE r )- warn lit IMP . Is Back1 Again At THE BRICK STORE Powder, Dynamite and Mine Supplies The BRICK STORE Near Brick Plant, ' Barbourville, Ky. BE.V LEWIS TRIAL COUrORTS, SI'JUUDS AMD BLAWKKTM Grecian Girl Provides the Horn. In some parts of Greece no girl can tvr bops to find a husband until sfe bat botne tri her own, nence, pra-riding- hit .daughter wtfh faoosM Is a mtom itttr which fall to th 1st Tho trial of Ben Lewis, charged with the murder of Pearl Smith and Ben McMahan at Lynch on Septem ber30, 1921, was heard in the Har lan Circuit Court Tuesday. Lewis was on the stand an hour and fifty minutes. Tho caso was turned over to the Jury about 8 P.M. Tuesday night and, after deliberating until Wed nesday morning at 11 o'clock, they requested that the testimony of the defendant bo read to them, which was done. After deliberating con tinuously until 3:30 P.M. Thursday they returned tho verdict of two years in tho penitentiary. Lewis was represented by Attor ney Jim Golden and others, Tho Commonwealth was represented by Captain B. B. Golden and D. C. Jones. Extract from Harlan Enterprise. I I Lewis Drug Co Have just received a mil and complete line of Xmas Jewelry, both Ladies' and Gentlemen. Toilet Sets, Ivory Goods, Manicuring Sets and Block's aristocratic Candies. Call at our store and look our line over before you flo your Xmas shopping. FULL LINE OF DRUG SUNDRIES Question About Cancer. That cancer appears by preference t the point of to-west reslitnnee U ell known, although surneons speak simply of precancerous lesions or ares of Irritation, mvb the MWtral Uucord. But wUou they (ay that tb jrowfh results from trauma or f hrcmW trritatton alone tfwf go two far tjs rtty ecreevire W NOTICE All accounts due the Buchanan Motors Corporation that are past due must be paid by January 1st, 1923 or wo will chavo to take steps to collect. 8-2t Buchanan Motors Corporation NOTICE All persons holding claims or ac- counts against tho estate of F. J, Mitchell (deceasod) will pleaso fllo same with me. E. O. MITCHELL, 8-it Administrator, LAND FOR SALE Doa' kilt all the qaalt la sore? -lVf tOBI for Mftd. For Sale 10 Acres sandy loam land, 4 miles from city. This is first clas:l hay or fannng land. Jackson Couilty, Wisconsin. Price 25.00 per acre. iub ucrus x'luu iimuer uuuu, Lilt) ertyfounty, Florida. Good soil ami laysKvoll. 8 miles from railway town Pricl $12.60 per acreT 250 Acres good timber land 3 mllel from railway in Tennessee, 40001 ft timber. 60 ties and many cordl of wood and' telegraph poles per f re. rnee for laad ana timber Ill.tV pw acre. '8FKAR8 SAV8LT. , WIA ClrJ, JCentat. r- 1.