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Digital page images are linked to the text file. w ih OUU eruoff = J u r VOLUME Xl Il VERNON ROCIiCASTLE COUNJ KT FRIDAY MAY 4 1900 NUMBER 32 J H TELL n1FRIENDS TO BE BRA VEAtlJ FFlIRLFSS AND LOYAL TO THE GREAT COMMON PEOPLE n vhac 7K 1tt1STATE l Forest fires in New Jersey des r troyed property worth over 150 ooo Great damage was done by a cloudburst at Hondo Mexico W S Taylor was invited to at tend the annual dinner of the Middlesex Club at Boston but declined Republicans of Bath and Masoi counties have instructed for S J Push for renomination for Congress Irvine Acorn a Madisoncounty farmer was accidentally shot and killed by his son who was exam ining a pistol A suit for injunction was filed at Covingtxm to restrain the city of ficialsfrom enforcing the compul sory vaccination ordinance Doc Lowrey accused ofa criminal assault on Mrs Haman Million in Madison county has been taken to Lexington for safe keeping It is stated that Col D G Col son will be a candidate for the Repudlican nomination for the Ap pellateJudgeship of his district two years hence Former Congressman Davison is home from Washington to attend the RepuJDlican convention in this district He may be one of the delegatesat large to the National Convention A statement by the War Department shows that from July i 1898 when American troops reached Manila until April 27 of this year 2256 American officers and men veVe killed in action or died of vounds or disease Dink Farmer Democratic candi date for Jailer of Lincoln County and Tom Gill met on the pike Sat ureay morning when the latter cut two ugly gashes in the side and breast ot Farmer They have beets at outs for some time The Knox Gem Coal Company BcotPMoore and BR Hutchcraft has filed articles of incorporation with the County Clerk at Barbourville and has purchased from John A- cresBlack 400 a of coal land Culton and Youtsey ate said to have declined offers of assistance from the Louisville Liberty League Itis said the summons served on the Franka fort is to bring out copies of orders tothe militia issued before the as sassin fired the fatal shot Deputy Sheriff Thomas Hount shell after searching two days for Moses Feltner who killed Jesse Fields ally n Breathitt county fin landed his man in Leslie county but found that Feltner was also badly wounded from a shot in the r leg suppoedte have been fired by Fields LW S Taylor sent a message to Commonwealth Attorney Franklin asking Hit was true that he had been indicted and indicating that if si lie would hurry up his bust fnesb in Washington in order to tcmie back to Sjlaud trial Mr franklin referred Mr J aylorcto T idze Cantrili cpccc l- Ir I LIVINGSTON Q Qf Mrs E S Elmore is quite sick this week Miss Lida Cook who has been dangerously illis fast improving Lieut Dillion is much improved since he came home Mrs Marsh Owens is visiting at Maretburg Miss Dora Jenkins of Bowling green is visiting her aunt Mrs Geo McCarthy Mrs Mamie Blick is visiting relatives at the River Mansion J E Singleton the traveling drummer has moved into one of Mrs Sue Mullins houses near the hotel H J Mullins was with friends here Saturday and Sunday W C Hester has moved his family to W C Cummins saw mill where he is engaged in business Bro Combs closed his meeting here Friday with 17 additions Mrs Margaret Sambrooks is visiting her sister in Cincinnatiwho is very sick Mi s Noakes of Crab Orchard is with her cousin Mrs Chum ley this week Emerson Rice and Conductor Ed Roller are here preparing for a fishing trip- Dispatcher Moore is buildingan additional room to his house with many other improvements Uncle Henry Fish is here with friends for a few days L W Bethurum and C C Williams were here on business Mr Blaukenship is visiting his son J T Blankeiiship E A Herrin is doing a good work with his rock quarry He has just finished the stone wall across Dr Coopers lot which adds greatly to the already hand some residence Juo Clark and his mother have taken rooras with Mrs Lou Quinn Dispatcher Merrimee is the boss fisherman Last Saturday he caught a bass weighing G 54 lbs Shorty being very small anyway he could not land him he called manfully for help Charles Burns fwho was near him plunged into the river agot his fingers in his mouth and hauled 1 him asHbre Last Saturday while out cutting ties Alex Mink let his ax glance striking Joe Walters on the hip cutting very painful gash Mrs Sallie Satterfield and pretty little children arrived last night to visit her father Capt Bently and friends at ihis place This is the place now for fisher meVras banks are lined all day long j BRODHEAD IThe past week has been a splen did one and our farmers have made good use of it Coon planting has been the topic of the day Mr Arch Albright was in town Saturday and reports all well and plenty of work r 4 ExConstable Jiml Hamm was in town Saturday looking around after the boys Jim is a splendid feUow and has made u good officer Dr Benton returned Friday night from a weeks stay on Cumberland river with a fishing party- J H Dunn Logue Thompson Luther Jarrett and others have been fishing on Dicks river for three days returning Saturday- W P Tharp has purchased his fathers home place here and moved to It W H Collyer lids moved to his summer home on the Sand Knob and is reported as much improved- Mr J McReynolds one of Bee licks merchants was here Friday ri Miss Mollie Houk was visiting near lfarctburgISuud y Mrs Barbara Houk and Mrs Elmen Houk were visiting friends near here last week Born to the wife of Dr J S Bur dette a bouncing boy Miss Berda Hilton and Mr Smith of Lancaster were the guests of Harry Hilton and tamily SundayMiss Lizzie Simpson and Mr E Brown ot Lancaster were the guests of Miss Hellen Thurmond at the Frith Hotel last Saturday- Dr Gene Brown was up from Stanford Sunday H G Sutton was here Saturday For the first time in 1eI Y1r year He seems to be very much ran proved in health Captain Evans killed a mad dog Monday on the railroad near his houseW H Pettus is quite sick and is not able to be on duty Mrs James Crawford is reported much worse e x ORLANDO Jqhn Cope of Jackson county was here this week J M McNew is the new fire man ot the Rockcestle Stone Com panysfmill Coley Ogg the noted photographer V is in our midst this week Geo Johnson is at Mullins Station this week D L Carterforeman2atj t LangT ford tpne Quarry isCO1 the sick list this week John Robinson was in Mt Vernon Mondayon business t Stephen Robinson was inr Win chester Saturday N Miss Ollie Caloway was visiting her mother at this place last Week Mrs Dr Penningtoh was visit Williams Monday ingThestore house and dwelling built by Moses ngordat Lang ford waSiddstroyediby fir jSa ur day Two families were living in the house at the timer Henry Bales who is working for the Big Hill CoalCoinpany w sin Mt Vernon first of the week oh business for the company The Coal Company continues to take options on 4ands for ninety days AvW Alight seen on the creek means catching fish by slight of hand and they are seen most every night Boys the water is pretty cold for giging aint it lWABD Farmers are very busy planting corn J L Moyers has bought a farm of J C Graves Price paidz 50 IJ J Kinley and family were the guests of Mrs N J Searcv Sun day i M C Sowder returned from Tennessee last week A J Cress Dioputanta Sunday last Mrs Matilda Graves who has been in Dade county Missouri since Christmas leturned borne last week t AWILbIE g W H Jonesis in the city this weekBogie Phillips was in Richmond several days last week William Fish of Madison county was up to see his brothers A T and Henry Fish the first of the week k Dr Lewis was in Mt Vernon last week Jaclf Baufle hasbeenrsic fora few days I Born to the wife v of Jack Hidst on the 2 1 st a boy Logue Thompson was drumming around among our merchants the first of the week It is gettingabout time Dr Lewis was going back to Bradsfordville again look here Dock batter go you might loose out- S C Franklin and wife visited the family of T J Hayes Sunday Willie Hayes moved to J H Hamiltons place first of the week A C Towery moved hack to his place near Roundstone and James Mattenny who occupied Towerys house moved to Jackson county 4 Before this goes to press the Governors case will be decided in the Supreme court and then may be we will have a Governor in Kentucky for certain CASTOR IAFor Infants and Children The Kind Ysu Have Always Bought Bears Signature 0fiFulton Ky is a Iocdr option town but every month a stranger goes there and buys PPa hundred empty whisky barrels Some of the citizens wonder and others wink WANTED I want to hire ten good teams to go to Jellico Tenn to haul lumber Will pay cash- twice J amoqth A J W MARLER S SON 3itf Mt Vernon Ky j inosurance call at the SIGNAL office dg ES AiBRiCJfiT Agent When any one has pm chased 20 worth of goods we will give you a nice picture and frame free HOUK AND R9 tj First pafional Bank OF STANFORD KY Capital Stock 5100000 Surplus 17320 DIRECTORS J W Hayclen W P Walton J H Collier M D Elinor G Ried T P Hill S H Baughman W A Tribble M J Miller tend S T Harris We solicit the accounts ol the citizens of Rockcastle and adjoining counties assuring thenUprompt and careful attention to all business intrusted to us Personal application and correspond ence with a view to business relations invited t J S HOCKER Pres JNO J McROBERTS Cashier- A A McKINNEY Asst Cashier COLLYER OWEN r UNDERTAKKlE SJn Caskets Coffins Robes Etc Kept in Stock Orders by Mail Telegraph or Telephone Promptly filled BR O DID EAD KENTUCKYV The Lincoln County NATIONAL OO BANK OF STANFORD KY Capital iQ U Successors to Farmers Bank Trust W STANFORD KY And continuously under same management for 29 years Solicifr Bank account hopiug such business relations will prove materially profitable and pleasant DIRECT QRSjJ T Williams J E IvuYi C J S OwsleyfS S H Shanks William Gooch v J E Cash A W Carpenter J B Owsley W H Cummins S H SHANKS President J B OWSLEY Cashier r W M BRIGHT Asst Cashi- erNGO TO t JONAS MCKENZIEMT tERNONaKY For Everything in Dry Goods Clothing Boots and Shoes and General Merchandise BEST GOODS AT LIVING PRICES WILLIS I GRIFFINPractical Undertaker and FUNERAL DIRECTOR Alt Vernon Ky Keeps Coffins Caskets Robes Linen Bosoms Cuffs and Cellars furnish Metallic Caskets and have Embalming done on short no tice and easy terms Orders bjf telegraph or telephone promptly attended to day and night K3 r 3 v a V W WITHERSIs still theb ichains are loosed from the Dogs of War and the mamI 0 mo- thFURNITURE STORE Q is running in full blast The goods ale bought right therefore they are sold right Come to Stanford your freight IS paidyour fare is doubly saved and you will 1 find a stock second to none in Kentucky Furniture Wall Paper Oil Cloths Carpets Window Shades Rugs Mattings Lace Curtains picture frames Wvv WITHERS STANFORDKIL ij I MtVernon Signal i l FRIDAY MA 4 1900 bPublishedEDGAR S ALBRIGHTC SUBSCRIPTION ONE YEAk IOO AiJveri a iiig rates made knownIon application r ln j ANNOUNCEMENTS j t Wo areauthorired to announce the HON G G GILBERT OF SHELLY COUNTY aa a candidate for reelection to Congress from this the Eighth district subject to any rtgmlar4iction of the Democratic party OaJast Tuesday Admiral Dewey the splendid hero of Manila was received by a joyous multitude in the great city of Chicago At the head of one hundred military and civic organizations the heroic Knight of the Spanish Arnel ian war moved in company with Mayor Carter Harrison and was greeted tnthusiasticly by the densely packed throngs of people along the rout All along the line of march the big office buildings and business blocks were ablaze With flags and biubting gathered in festoons or stretched in long folds from roof to ground while from numberless fla poles and windows the national t colors fluttered in the fresh and balmy breeze with here and ther the dark blue of the Auinirals flag Three hundred beautiful young women dressed in white and blue sang patriotic songs This won derful demonstration shows that the people love brave andchival rots men and bow their heads doff their hats and bend their knees to heroest WE greatly admire Judge Cant rip for granting a change of venue anttombs and they will be tried at Georgetown in July W H Cul ton did not ask for a change but with all the others petitioned for bail He took the witness stand in behalf of his motion and swore that Youtsey showed him the smokeless powdersteelbullercart ridges to be used in the Killing o Gov Goebel Culton further sal that from a conversation with Ji Howard he believed that Howar- was the man that killed Goebel that Caleb Powers and W S Tay lor gave him money to pay the board of the mountain men th there was an agement with the above gentlemen that they were to bring enough armed ruffians to Frankfort to resist the Legislature in unseating Berry that Yotitsey said to him he bad the greatest scheme yet Jor killing Go be1 that he could be shot from the Secretary of Stales office and no body would ever know who did it In granting the change of venue to Scott county the Judge very properly said that he would not undertake with an armed mob assem sqauretot community with that state of af fairs existing The motion fqr bafl was overruled and the defend ants remanded to jail to await their trials at Georgetown Mr W S Taylor returned to Kentucky from Washington pro aiming his childlike purity and innocenae at every railroad station from capitol of the nation to that ot the state We have honestly f wished that the testimony would prove him guiltless but from the long adamantine chain of circuin stances together with the statements of his brother conspirators the dStifer pfguiitis pointing straight JI1r i X4 F s at him and publc opinion seems tp hold him pirmarily responsible for the death of the great and fearless leader of the common people and with an indictment suspended ve his head like Damocles sword future looks a great deal like- ulpepper McClures religion bright and gloomy A learned Judge in the District of Columbia holds in a divorce case when the wife prayed for the cus tody of her little boy that the father was the legal custodian This is an unwelcome precedent Nature intended mothers to be the rearers as well as the bearers ofchildren No judgement that a father may possess can compensate for the loss of parental direction inspired by maternal love love born with and growing with the child The lathe- should be compelled to support the child but the tender christlike mother is its true and proper guar dian Of course there are excep tions to this rule Our good friend Mayor Bob Ford is running Middlesboro as bethinks Christ would have it run The prostitutes have been sent to HellforSartin the gamblers to Salt river the barrels tapped and the bung knocked O logsZThe barrooms meat gro cery stores and all places of bus- ness closed on Sunday Verily God reigns and Middlesboro sti booms exGovgBrown quit offering those bogus and void pardons ofMr tinearrested unarraignedaccessories Powers and Davis Not until ou colered friend Tom Moddle stops cakewalking or BradVeV quits orat ing or asMark Twain once said not until the never failing sties runs dry Capt H S Irwin of Louisville has been nominated by the Republicans of the 5th Congressional district This is the man who was defeated by the Hon C CMc- Chord for Railroad Commissiner An Epidemic Whooping Cough Last winter during an epidemic of whooping cough my children contracted the disease having severe coughing spells We had used ytande cureJoIiNd E rwoold s remedy is for sale by Theo Wesley atOver 200 people were killed an n explosion in a urine in Utah It is thought it was caused by blasting powder I consider it not only a pleasure but a duty I owe to my neigbors to tell about the wenderful cure effec- ed in my case by the timely use of Chamberlains Colic Cholera and Diarrhoea Remedy I was taken very badly with flux and procured a bottle of this remedy A few doses of it effected a permanent cure I take pleasure in r commending it to others suffering from that dreadful diseaseJ W f LYNCH Dorr W Va This remedy is sold by Theo Wesley The ancients believed that rheu matism was the work ofa demon within a nanAnylone who has had au attack of sciatic or inflammatory rheumatism will agree that the infliction is demoniac enough to warrant the belief It has never been claimed ttisit Chamberlains Pain Balm would cast out demons but it will cure rheumatism and hundreds bear testimony to the truth ol this statement One application relieves the pain ands this quick4 relief which it affords is alone worth many iiffles its cost For sale byTitefcr Vfeley t jr 7 r 1jviRwP0 lltrfand PoliticiansJ Gov Beckham visited his home folks at Bardstown last week for the first time since he went to Frankfort in January The Republicans of Campbell county elected Monday last a set of delegates to attend the district congressional and State conven t ions Woodford county Republicans Decided after a hard fight to tit dorse McKinley and Taylor Th convention denounced the assassi nation or Goebel Col Max Hanbury of Cadiz Rerpnblicau candidate for Congress in the First district Wheeler demo crat will beat trim from 10000 bD 12000 very gracefully Hon Charles B Poyntz of MaysVille is a candidate for dele gateatlarge to the Democratic National Convention He is aof member of the State Board Election Commissioners Pneumonia follows lagripp but never follows the use of Foleys throairemedyll Co Mt Vernon Dr Clark Brodheadj Hagan Bros LivingstonY TO HEAL A HURT Use Banner Salve the great healer Its guaranteed for cuts wounds sores piles and all skin diseases rC C Davis dl Co Mt Vernon Dr Clark Brodhead Hagan Bros Livingston mNine chances in ten its your kidney that need attention if you dont feel well Foleys Kidney Cure makes healthy kidneys and will make you well C C Davis Co Mt Vernon Dr Clark Brodhead Hagan Bros Livingston SOUND advice to those who have kidney and bladder troubles is to take a safe sure medicine like Foleys Kidney Cure It always benefits the KIDNEYS C C Davis Co MtVernon Dr Clark Brodhead Hagan Bros Livingston rheumaticf m a trial It wilt not cost you a cent applicat3 cures sprains and and bruises in Due third the time required by any other treatment Cuts burns frostbites quiusey pains in the side and chest glandular and other swellings are quickly cured by ap plying it Every bottle warranted Price 25 and 50 cts Theo Wesley SAllatManufactured by J W Adams Co Paint Lick Ky is meeting with ready sale everywhere Per sons who have used it say its a markedsuccess and a sure cure for Fistulo Poleevil Sweeney scratch es Enlargments Greasy Heel Etc It is sold on a written guarantee and money refunded if not as represented For sale by Theo Wes fey druggist Mt Vernon Ky mar 23mo LOOK Top prices paid foi furs game eggs poultry hides feathers and all kinds of country pro duce A E ALBRIGHT BRO Cincinnati Ohio Reference Second National Bank Cincinnati First National Bank Stanford Ky Curry Tunis Nor wood Iexinton vvFor insurance of any kind firee life or accident onlyt ie very best companies in the United State represented Call on E S AI origtitV agent at SIGNAL office US Marshal Short tells a very Funny and laughable exptvieme- Which lie had while trying to arrest one Jim BtirdtMe out a short distance from London last week Burdine weais the blue ribbon for being ablt to hook m rechickcngl and escape with them IIni other man in the mountains Mri Short accompanied by three other men had gone to Burdiues house to lay for him until they could catchall opportunity to arrest himI The men were so stationed so as to be able to watch in all directions leading to the house shortly they heard Burdine Coming falling to perfectlyequiet until he came up and when duly a few feet distal Marshal Short afbse and demanded his stirr render butIstarted in the other direction a full speed Al the parties running up to the scene of action fire d their pistols inhe air thinking probably they wauld be able t stop him but this only resulted i n his dropping from his shoulder a large sack which hevvas carrying and upon a careful examination oJ the sack it was found to contain thirteen large hens and roost rs Marshal Short seems to think the number of chickens thirteen made ortvery unlucky for himself ECZEMA ITCHING HUMORS PIMPLES CURED BY B B B Bottle Free t6 Sufferers Does your Skin Itch and Burn Distressing Eruptions on the Skin so you feel ashamed to be seen in company Do scabs and Scales form on the Skin Hair or Scalp Have you Eczema Skin Sore and Cracked Rash form on the Skin Prickling Pains in the Skin Boils Pimples Bone Pains Swollen Joints Falling Hair All Run Down Skin Pale Old Sores Eating Sores Ulcers All these are symptoms of Eczema and Im parities and Poisons in the Blood To cure to stay cured take B B B Botanic Blood Balm which makes the blood pure and rich B B B will cause the sores to heal itching ofeczema to stop forever the skin to become clear and the breath sweet B B B is just the remedy you have been looking for Thor oughly tested for 30 years Out readers are advised to try 3 B B For sale by druggists ai i per large bottle six large bottles full treatment 5 Complete directions with each bottle So sufferers may test it a trial bottle given away Write for it Address BLOOD BALM COJ Atlanta Ga Describe your trouble and Free personal medical advice given Look its Your Mirror healthyttnted uItofdistinctlybeautyeverywhere iMcELREeS Wine ofGantui healthyIttrouble There is no menstrual dis order ache or pain which it will not cure It is for the the thematranapproachingthephange bringshealthstrength costs roo of medicine dealers ialdirectionsDepartmentTheChattanoQga tanooga Tenn OenavilleTexaspains in my head and Ylucof r Oe r t ar 7c 1rittnaunw A Vegetable Freparatijonfor As simUating IhePood andReg ula j ling Ue Sloaachs aadBowels ofq Promotes DigeslionCheerfur ness and RestContains neither 11 OpiumMorphine nor incral g NOT JRC T3C 1Iry ofJld1lrS 1tlElPJTC i Arnrrz SleJ MxScnnti xulb SJIs jfttisc Seed nnh CarbcnnlcSoda tiSaJitr frgrern FJavw Aperfecl Remedy for Consti Ron 1Sour StomachDlarrhoea- Worms 1 Convulsions Feverish odNEW YORK EXACT COPY OF WRAPPER rc f i THE is the place to buy Sta at All Times Call When In Town C C Ky Phone No 3 uP The Best and Surest Sold by ai Ky wbo by the use of ij of to sell and to For sale in rod lt F at will wait on you 3943 r OF K L C i ill 50000 i5ooo V RM wa WANT YOUR All and guaran teed to give satisfaction Phone No i V They also Lim BuD jag Stone quarry face or cut filled 2J3 For Infants and Oifildr The You Have I Bears the of I L A sr 1 Ii For CRY JI GREEN FRONTDRUG Drugs Patent Medicines Jewelry tionery Cigars and Tobaccos Paints arid Oils Prescriptions Carefully Prompt Attention DAVIS COMt Vernon u t i J t J JAMES MOORE Brodhead raises plenty everything keep bags Francisco hotel keeper Brochead Jas W IST BANK NATIONAL tONDON Surplus HOPEtresident JACKSONCashier BUSINESS WA CARSON Painter anJIHangerBrodhead worlfirstclass MTVERNONII Manufacturersof furnish rough Orders promptly ASTORIA Kind Always Bought Signature IAF Jf It t USi Over Thirty Year- sCASTORIAi STORE Compounded Homestead Bone Black Fertilizer Moore WANTEDSPLIT 2x2 3 6 inches long all white C grade or better 12 per m- 2x230iuches long red 7 per ni r6xrU28 inches long whitejytz per m Dor V red 4 per m l SINGLE TREE BILLETS 2 X3fr 38 inches long whites 22 per m 22 perm To be delivered at any station on K D of L N or K C division will cull once every two weeks L CJRi T r Inspector jtBrodhead FrithiF FRANCISCO Propr Located at the Derbtr1vsc Bod hE d Hjr Good Livery Attached Meet j 1rains Day and Kight Traveling Men and Railroad Men- f Solicited Will fw lunches for all trains VI WATCH CLOCK ANDs SPECTACLE REPAIRING By S C Franklin at StgeatiNEce Mt Vernon Ky 4 fs Now Is the Tiifie and fiihPlace to buy your hatsLtor ego d reasons Rig Stock dRiliabl i Goods Low Prices riflrr t 2 rr rr RCKMr j- AJZ Ia Ask to see ouri 50 trimmed LeghornsA beaiitifulliatfor the price If you want s bonnet for your mother a hat for your wife and daughter a cap for your baby this the place to get them Srilors from 150 to 2 oo Lace caps for babies 250 to i 50 Hemstitched ribbon for the neck 25c and 35C per ydRibbon or Cashes 9 inches wide 65c per yd h MRS CLEO BROWNm Mt Vernon Signal MT VURKr KY MAY 4 1900 Entered at the Mt Vcrnou Ky Post office as eec onuclass mail matter- MASONIC Ashland Lodge No 640 meets 2rd Mon lay 10 A uu CHURCHES Christian Holds services 1st 3r1 Sunday at 11 anj and at 630 p in PresbyterianHolds services on the 4th Sunday Baptist Church Services on the Second Saturday night afad Snnday Stltiday School at 9 a every Sunday Prayer meeting on rucsdJniihts j PERSONALt t jj s 3 C Miss Ella Joplin returned from Paris Monday C C Davis has begun the found ation for his new residence J J Clancy and W H Cotten gim were up from Livingston Monday last Our Foreman S G franklin and wife spent Sunday with Mr and Mrs Tom Hays at Wildie Hon Sam Vard was up from Livingston Tuesday and W C Mull ins was here Wednesday t 1 C McCracken a merchant in the Eastern part of the county was here on business Monday Dr W A Brown of Parksville was visiting the family of Judge G W McClnre the first of the week J T Williams dropped deadast week at Lynchburg Va He was a cousin to D N aiid J J Williams of this place Mort Owens little son of Jim Owens got his leg cut off while try ing to jump a train at Brodhead yesterday Alfred and Quiller Riddle were fined each 25 and cost for assaulting John Taylor on the night of March the 16 US Marshal Short brought in1 t frpin Jackson county Saturday Jim Griffin chargedwith unlawfully manufacturing liquor i vL Shropshire came over from Richmond last Satuidaj to see ore ut our banesomesc and most attractive 3r ung ladies- All those who have stock in the new bank which is to oe started beret are requested to meet here to morrow morning at 9 oclock Dr Davis says thejte is to his l kjti letfge mare pneumonia this spring than theae has been at anytime sinre he has lived here four teen years f Miss Berda Martin was in yester day and ordered the paper sent to leer brother Willie whq has a position aaverk with D zC Sandidge at tjncbburg Va The SIGNAL and Twiceaweek Courier Journal one year tor 125 Fish every Friday Be sure and come around to see us May 4 tf Houk Son Wanted To combinedf saddle and harness horse Must be firstclass in every particular W Sparks Mt Vernon Ky Mr and Mrs Theo Wesley are visiting relatives in Casey county this week Dr John M Williams is running Mr Wesleys store dar ing his absence WANTEDTo buy poultry of of all kinds We will pay tL highest market prices HOUK SON 3tf Mt Vernon Ky Notice To those needing any dentist work done I will be at the Joplin House j during the May term of Circuit Court and will remian one week J W Grant Dentist May 4 4t Dr John lvI Williams has purchased the interest of W C Mul lins in the Rockcastle Quarry Co and also the Round Stone Quarry Co at Withers The transfer was made Wednesday While Mr and Mrs W G Proctor of Quail were returning home last Sunday from Mace Browns their horse became frightened ran offand tore the buggy all to pieces Fortunately the occupants escaped uninjured JT Blankenship was up Wednesday from Livingston to look at J J Williams residence and get the plan of it as he has the contract for putting up one al most like it for W M Fields at Livingston A Clontz has purchased J W Marler Sons interest in the timer at Jelico and has gone there to saw up the trees The whole boundry is about 1700 acres and has on it some as fine trees as can be found anywhere in the state Capt S D Lewis of Rockcastle was here SaturdayMrs E Fishback of Livingston spent sev eral days with the Miss Straub Jason Wesley and Mrs J B WiI liaTis of Middleburg were here Sunday tb meet their brother Theo Wesley and family of Mt Vernon who are spending a week with themInterior Journal William Renner killed a mad dog near his home on Scaggs Creek Saturday and the greater portion fit the day Sunday was spent by JW Marler Bob lacier Josiah Meece and Wv A McKiney in hunting for another which had passed thioiigh bitiiVgseveral dogs aud some stock So keep your eyes 4 jbpen and always give the road to thedogs Si i You will also find Pulley belts Dog collar belts Tet belts and belt buckles India linen for shirt waists and lace to trim them iuex ra quality L Swiss embroidery Hamburg embroidery 2 fc to 25c per yd IElegant line of kid ancUisle thread gloves from 25C to i oo per pair i Dress trimmings stays brush binding hooks and eyes fancy braids c for dresses We have just received car loads ef Horse Shoe Brand fertilizer and the prices are very low Come and- S e us HOUK AND SON IVole have jusjt1 received a large flour in Barrels and sacks which we guarantee to be as good as any on the market and our prices are such as not to be equaled by any firm in town HOUK SON COLLEGE NOTES Dear Mr Editor Have you room in the SIGNAL tor some poetry My lifes ambition has been to write for a newspaper thinking possibly you would gladly encoui age efforts in this line I take this liberty of sending this to you Trusting that at least you will not be displeased I am most respectfully JAMIE P S Would you kindly give me your candid honest opinion as to whether I can hope to be a second Watterson J Roberta Davis is yet absent from school having not fully recovered from her illness Miss Cox has proved her ability as an instructor in musicthe class is larger now than it has ever been beforeOne of Dr Ewers classes in Physiology has adopted a novel plan for reviewing their work Each member of the class selects a chapter and acts as teacher This is surely a commendable plan one that will hold the interest of the classIMany pupils who have been from school on account of sickness are back again and all are as busIas bees Recently a young man was asked to punctuate this sentence JI saw a beautiful girl she was passing down the street1t After considering a moment he replied Well Professor I believe I would make a dash after the girl Oiir music instructor Miss Mary Cox after a few eavs visit to her home in Danville will go to Chi cago immediately after the close of school where she will take a special course in music She willre tnrn in September The pupils receiving the highest grade at the college for the month of April are as followss College Dept x R L McFerron f 95 Victor Tate 4 95 Intermediate DeptiV Tv Fannie SparksF i 96 Rissie Williams r f 96 ClydieCass V y 9 6 J Primary Dept I Mattie Baker 96 Lula McCoy 95 The grades of alf the pupils are much betrenfor the last month than they have been tor anyjother month during time year which especially is commendable to them and very gratifying to thefaculty it Judge R G Williams is in Lon don to day on business Lawyer C C Williams has re turned fro nl an Illinois trip Miss Callie Adams a little Gar rard beauty is visiting relatives here S HMarrin returned last night from Vi rginia where he visited relatives Misses Maud Coble and Dove B Letcher leave tonight for Rich mond to spend Sunday J P Lechleiter is walling up and fixing for C C Williams a cis tern just back of his residence Fire broke out in the pcoltentiary at Frankfort Tuesday totally destroying the chair factory andall the machinery It was well covered with insurance George Doss of Boyle and Miss Ella Parsons were married at Livingston yesterday when Squire Russell Dillion had his first experi ence in tying a matrimonial knot This office has just printed the directory fo our telephone exchange and it shows up nicely We are pleased to note that our business men are exiending encouragement to the telephone en terprise which the manager has worked so faithfully to establish in our town and county Its a convenience we have long needed and is duly appreciated The manager informs us that its his intention to get all the principal points in the county connected by wire with our town during this year The more enterprises we have like this the better Great opportunity offt td to good reliable men Salary of MI5 per week and expenses for man with rig to introduce OUt Poultry Mix ture and Insect Destroyer in the coiintry Send stamp American Mfg Co Terre Haute Ind Feb 23 i yr ONE OF OUR PATRONS who is dissatisfied with our work is a rairty The superior workman ship and high class DENTISTRY cannot fail to satisfy the most particular and every customer brings us two or three more Have your teeth put in order It will prevent many an ache and pain ASK OUR PATIENTS ABOUT OUR WORK Special low prices for patients from a distance vith free Hotel accomodationDr HOBSON Richmond Kv v r Officer Ground floor in the Hob soH Building next door to Gas ern went Building l L IGood fitting and servicable corsets 6oc to i oo Bustles 350 and 50c Silk and silk gingham for shirt waists 25c to 40C yd 1 Dont forgot the narrow black velvet ribbon and naarow black- lace the newest and latest style for trimjping all thin dresses Hose from I5C to 5oc pair The very latest things in ties for ladies and gentlemen I 1t a y 3- kcBestt 3C3 D I l lace i ClothingbGents Furnishin c and Shoes t rfNEVthe newest styles and patterns MENS stylish shoes black tan and patent SHIRTS the largest stock in this section leatheri IINECKWEAR The prettiest you ever saw SUMMER underwear Silk and Balbriggan fancy dIplaintLADIES Shoes newest latest and eest qua15tyf fyrthe trade from the most conservative to the most ex i1itrcmely stylish jPRmES the lowest consistaut with good qualities given prompt and careful attention Try us eCutTIJIlins McClary r Stanford Ky t r x A fw S E1 FRANKLIN WATCH MAKER and OPTICIAN cv d Thc Eyes tested with uptodate modern instruments glasses pi curatelv fitted Watch Clock and Spectacle repairing a specially f Gold and Silver soldering neatly done MT VERNON KENTUCKY Phone No IS r The third annual May Music Festival will take place in Lcuisville May 14 15 and r6 There will be three evening concerts and mati nees will be given Tuesday and Wednesday afternoons A one fare rate onball the railroads in Kentucky the Festivaloffers the best possible op portunity for all wishing to visit the city this spring For good suit of clothes from 750 up as high as you want them call and see C C Davis at Drug store GRANDMA HA- DCONSUMPTION and I am afraid I have in herited it I do not feel well I have a cough my lungs are sore am losing flesh What shall I do Your doctor says take care of yourself and take plain cod liver oil but you cant take it Only the strong healthy person can take it and they cant take it long It is so rich it upsets the stomach But you can ta- keSCOTTS EMULSION It is very palatable and easily digested If you will take plenty of fresh air and exercise SCOTTS EMULSION steadily there is very little doubt about your recovery There are hypophosphites in it they give strength and tone up the nervous system while the codliver oil feeds and nourishes r and 100 all sts SCOTT BOWNEC1iemlstsNewYor1 COURT CALENDAR COUNTY COURT Fourth Men day in each month- UARTRRIY T Q COURTFiI st Mon day in January April July and OctoberJ r CIRCUIT COURT Second Men day in February Fourth Mouda t- U1 May and Third Monday in Sep temberMT VERNON POLICE COURT Third Monday in each month P A Penni ton B D S MId DENTST N W Cor Third and Chwstnut its LOUISVILLE KY Will he at Miller House Mt- enjon during nil Circuit Courts II R G VIT4LIAMS t AttorneyYatLamMT t G W MCCLURE J T BRo rT McCLURE BROWN Attorr1eysatIWLa J MT YERNON KY All business entrusted to our ire will receive prompt attentioa Office room No8 in the old Brick Hotel C C WILLIAMS Attorncyatlaw Mt Vernon fiCron BOffice on 2nd floor of mew brick on Church street Special attention given to collections Miller House aUGtt MFLt R JPuorR Headquarters for Gomrtiercia Meit P6rter at aU trains I hr Y tr 7n r it 7EIlBi- vc 3 s 3 aNi CYill Ttia oo 1C ee T fIfij 1tili it t 1 1 f f IJ WtrF 9 It I Come to Town to SeeUs4i fl f HOME MARKETS Corrected each week by Houk a Son Mt Vernon Ky Arbuckles Coffee I5C Coffee 12C rLiou Coffee OCt i2 cii c No r per barrel 42S Belle of Lincoln per br 373 Daisy flour per barrel 395 t jLabelleBacon per lb ice Danl Boone Soap 3 cakes 5C Star Soap 3 cakes roc Rice No i per lb 74c J lExtraSprup Caramel gal bucket 350 Sorghum best homemadegal 4oc Shipstuff per hundred 100 J Calico all the best brands 6c i i jCani Clothing suits 75C to1500 LardIOC in small lots Jets in soft lots or more l Northern seed oats none on hand J f iCrnMillet hay on hand tTimothy hay per hundred 100 F Potatoes per bu 775 i Eggs per doz 75c 1 f Feathers per lb 4oc l n Cattle extra shippers 475 to 500 i Cattle common 275 tos4oo J 505T1 vl Hogs roughs 375 to 440 Sheep extragood 425110 445 Sheep common 300 to 375 J JLand Stock Crop Dexter Ballou bought several veals at 3 to 4cMark Hardin bought several yearlings at 25 S G Anderson sold to A J Thompson some steersat 5C C C McClure sold to Jv C14ys a bunch of steers at 25 G A Swine fJad sold to O T Layton nine heifers at 2395 and lo anoth er party nine at 2435rHe also sold a bunch of steers at 5C Hon John S GKvsley Sr bought 40 twoyearold Sooponud cattle of Montie Fox at 5c nuking 160 of that age that Mr Owsley will fatten for the fall market Mr Owsley sold a Pollee Angus bull calf t I Col XV H Dudderar for 50 an another to a Garrard county man at the b me price Interior Journal Lancaster Court There were about 356 cattle at Rice Benges pens yesterday and about twothirds of them changed hands some ex tra good steers going as highas 5cbut 50 was the ruling price for yearlings and two yearolds Heif ers butchernstuff 23 to 3c and scrub cattle 2K to 2Uc A few mules sold at 95 to rod and several horses at 40 to 95 The crowd was not up to the average and business was not as brisk in any line as usual Frank Martin has bought 4 r calves and cattle in Louisville paying from 4 to 6c Curry Forsythe are shipping wheat South and are receiving from 73 to 75C for it BF Sauders Co purchased 65 1200 pouue cattle of George Robiinson for i5th of July 4 c They also bought 55 hogs from Mr Robinson at 4c Rans dal Litsey bought in Washington J county 30 steer calves for Iowa plftiesatan average of 2250 Harrodsburg Democrat t kThe Stanford Journal notes the sales of 30 sheep t5oeaclrone i J306lb steer at 5ca bunch of 800 r22 loneifers at 40 fiftyfive fp4ilb V cattle at 5 sc a crop of last years J o Oo f1 0 h0 1 JJ a 0 t VJI t 1 1Daq t 8c001N f J l 0MS 1 aqLI i t J fflThe above is a picture of your new store J 4 that Mr Krueger is building for us The artist gave it a good many fancy touches though t Houk Son j t Mt Vernon Kentucky1 X3 3K C Vjot at 750 75 ewes arid lambs a- tc5125 mountain sheepat 280 to 380 18 heifers at 46 and a premium ofr each- OIFICIAL CALL At a meeting of the Eighth Congressional District Democratic Cbm mittee held at Lawrenceburg Ky oh April 28 1900 for the purpose of fixing the time manner and place ofselecting a Democratic nominee for Congress froni the 8th Con gressional district of Kentucky to be voted for on behalf of the Dem ocratic party at the general electron inigOOj pursuant to the call of the Chairman Hon Simeon Cook the coniinitted e were present in person W M Scott of Shelby W 11 Blacko f Spencer Wm Sandusky of Jessa mine W C Bellof Mercer S E Booth of Andeisbn Land the following by proxy J S Chrisman of Boyle The meeting was called to order by the Chairman Hon Simeon Cook aiKUon motion W M Scbtt was elected Secretary and Treas urer Moved FfrstThat a convfeh t tion be held by the members of the Democratic party bf the Eighth Congressional district of Kentucky composed of the counties of Andfer souaBoyle Garrard Jessamine Lincoln Madison Mercer Rock castle Shelby and Spencer for the purpose of nominating a Goiigres signal candidate to be tie nominee foratrSecond That said convention be called and notice forthwith be given for its holding on June 20 1900 at 2 o clock p nLat Harrodsburg jn Masher county Ky That there be selectecLfrom each county dele gates to that convention 1 polthe basis of t delegate for each 200 Democratic rsas returned for Govenibr at the last State election thatfortheselection of said dele gates there will be a mass c6nven s tine held by the Democracy of each- df said counties at the court house on June 16 1600 at 2 oclock p ni rdThat all legal voters may take part in said respective mass conventions who have heretofore af filiated with the Democatic party and also those who are known Democrats and who recognize the obli gattion of supporting the nominee of said Democratic party by partic saidIwill be entitled to cast his first vote at the next general election did who by his action will pledge himself to support the nominee of said Democratic party which re spective mass conventions will be called to order and duly conducted according to the party laws Fourth That any person offer theanomination is required to deposit the sum ofloo with the Treasurer of this Committee to be used in de fraying the expenses bf holding said convention and the calling thereof on or before June i 1900 and should declare himself as such candidate on or before last mentioned date Fifth That should not morel than one person offer asa candi date by the time aforesaid then this committee will meet on June 2 1900 and declare such person the nominee f l1maItismblood This poison should beex creted by the kidneys No rheu matism with healthy kidney Foleys Kidney Cure make Ls them well C C T avis Co Mt Vernon Dr Clark Brodhead Hagan Bros Livingston UNABLE TO WORKt Chas Replogle of Atwater 0 was unable to work on account of kidney trouble After using Fol eys Kidney Cure four days he was entirely well C C Davis qo14t Vernon Dr Clark Brodhead Hagaii Brbsf Livingston V oocooooooooOOOOi 0 gJFOI P0 CUTE MRS LEiaw iTT 8b wife was almost withIO G F P Gcrstlcs o Female Panaceas and- o it his cured her She o is now on the last bot- tleo mat is entirely Q storethan 8llIt LFGGETTIe O d 2 I used S Gerstles Female o LiverRegulatoro o tirely cured and the- o Imppiest ica girl illAmer E1JlIoLMEsQ AND IT WILL CURE hV t ra w enItr Q j 0r t rtfJ tr C- Dth cL i 1 npCPtr lpo1 RUJ D ro J j 1 L OienlV ir UJ 1 rJJt OOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOCXNCOOOO PROTECT OUHSELF FROH g TIRE SUDDEN STROKE 8 Gerstles Female Panacea c II 8ttcmM YOU JySale TIS Drnggists Vernon THE HOTELIG W POPE LIVINGSTON KY 7 BdSubscribe SignalI YEAR PUBLISHED EVERY FRIDAY MORNINr Vernon Kyy rietorrEDJi1R p Home prin Rll tlie fiews fiime let tjie cjiips fall tjiBn man The Twi week Courier Journalahd VernonSignal year iT1 LARGEST fft AJi6 WWN SOME OF THINGS WE YITimotliv cover 1llillet Jchave harness saddles briddles bridle trace leggiiu coliars blandfs briddle bits anything want this lineiSteel traps cement stove Potatoes kinds seed Onions seed Clothing kinds Suits 1500f J Calicoes muslins jeans Sugars UOatshidstuffs iPlows kinds plow points Hoes spadesshovels forks 2r anything in bacon cJc v gS98I sufFcring 0- foryearsand 0covers GF O 8onexfindjjsurprisedto do my work ar idforMRS SlBERRVGnANT Fulton tv Druggists Sell By C C DA CO h STOP At PROPR W for i 4 Mt allBltg wfiere the forL25 per f J CIRCaLATION j t f Phone rA r r J Y r lfsc V ha corn all ycr S f We J bits Q chains ets or f r x you in 4 of all r ti I of all ti salt and of r and you want this line Salt and c had been lwri 0 atilt X Ark G F P For Mt Ky At by Mt Ji gals the for for for all I 1 WAR TO TIlE DEJlTfi PESTS OF THE POULTRY YARD MUST GO American Lice Destroyer Kill More Mites Lice and Other 5Vermin in a Day Thana All Oilier Reiiedies y CombinedI iThe war is on Thedays of lice andvermin that have done so much to make the life of the poultryman unprofitableDestroyer is the proper ammuni ion to use This preparation is wonderful in its power and vermin cannot exist twentyfour hours after fowlsEvery onepackage250 fcwls from mites and lice foi one year When this Destroyer is used profits at once increase Lice andveritnin do more to kill than all other causescombined You know it Dont go on loseing money gears week but try American Lice Destroyer You may have tried other things without success but if this fails you can have your fighttoagainst any number of mites or lice you may have Dont fool away money with recipies or home made makeshifts Use scientific Destroyerof poultrymen it has been tested thousands of times We know it is all right and if it doesnt do the moneybackIfyour druggist dont sell American Lice Destroyer hes behind the reolvoxlean Mfg Co Terre Haute Ind 1 If you want a real nice sprin g suit right cheap come around and let me fix you up Satisfaction guaranteed V X C C DavIs I yhenyoucheap or Cheaper C C Davisi i perweekagent seller ever producedevOn stock and poultry raiser buys it atight Hustlers wanted Refferl Amertleanfeb 23r yr tj