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FiJetn n r f = q vor J h Ilr + IT VERNQfr IWCKUASTLE COUNTY KJRIiJAY DECEMBER 27 1901 iUMBER 4= z TEiL JfYFRIENDS TO BE BRAVE AJlJ FTARLLSS AND LtYAL TO THE GREAT COiJTWON PEOPLE I rI W DCI t1 tj S J r t r r 1 1ltJ t Vii jj Iil7J1t SANTA CLAUS B V PROXY Ii I AIR iftoin iii whose fer sky is nuiV set The steadfast star of Fait n oui tcct to cuide Sweet day wherein are Love and i row nit1 OcnJieiess Hatred and to ljcl Piid We welcome yud wit iii3 upturned n praise Of Him whose gift hoa gnddiiisd all our days ijl OW manifold Hla works today war How iiiattipiied His bieSdiugs tacyhere An we have teen and known rimugfuat the year Conies back to piu e His lenoemcaa and cauo Aid cloaiorYlslonca Jr all see 1 hj pur wee of the Men oi Galilee EACH perfect snowflake of His power finds its way aawn the luckless air Brings its glud this euaanie hour sl tlICIIonIt aics no liuttcr where enalu Jo fail within ray crjetsl shell la that which triumph over death and hull J1 traaUul rG5gc S this pure Blosscrr of the upper air So chants the QUi of man uucc this dav Whet thuugh the year his been a round of care The hidden wings will find the upward way As surely as the flalce to mist shall ran And so return ail joyous to the sun o ACH eracioua lower that made the Summer sweet Has gone alont into the house of Death But somewhere hidden neath the Winters sleet Itself lies waiting for the south wlnds breath So He who bore the cross for all men lay Till angels came to roll the stone away BLESSED promise cf that blessed birth O weet fulfillment cf that promise made What ic there sprung from airencompassed earth But proves the Lord who in the grave they laid Go winged winds to rouse the voicefnl sea To sing the praiSe of Him ef Galilee CHARLES EUGENE BANKS A Christmas Love Story By CHARLES MOREAU 1IARG R IFTY mile sixty milcB seven ty miles seventythree miles The iNdicator in the roadmas terfi ear attached to the overland flyer showed that the tram was makine swift time across the level plain Ahead in the Pullman passengers scarcely noticed the speed They were wishing the long winter night were firesideshntlkFrank Martin left the indicator with out a wjprd to the roadmaster whose g he was for the trip to his ranch went forward for the tenth time that evening He looked anxiously up the ftiile of the Pull man There the Avas petite darkhaired pensive alone After a moment of indecision lie ap somethingfromNothing thank you I am doing very wellWhat was the use She had only nodded when he eneountcred her on the train ft i4quite mi accident that they met thus after their intimacy at the seashore He did not know that she was going to a new home with liter uncle in California She would not let him explain the past It was almost time for him to get offat hit ranch for the train was making 73 miles aIi hour How he wished it would low up Hardly had the thought passod through his mind when there was a jolta crunch ing grinding sensation a lurchand then suddenly stopping Xo one who has been in a wreck will ever forgot it The Pullman cn4MarvinDYer He took her arm and looking into her white face calmed her fearslilt is all right nowoff the track no more dan SrHe left her to help the passengers in the smoker who were imprisoned andsonic what injurjcd then returned He gathcml her baggage and without permission told her tbJolloAV With the remainder of tie passengers they took up a cola andsorrowful tramp along the track across the bleak prairies to the little town three miles away where ligUts tWinkled a friendly greeting Frank tried to be sociable lilt was a narrow escape he ventured L Yes Nothing more She Ildnot I licar tliiL you mia COtziLLvt- rehed U r Well r guess notJ Its altogether too zear Christmas tt f 1teavensman howl do 7ou1ippefltO patrorbc a frceJ lunch counter v f Case of old boy Mywifetand the Riiijs lavcfbcehVouti Chrislmos Jjibp 1Jf J ceremonies tiptoed back to Marvin We need two more to hip in the doins ke wnwpcred Wont you uns come Frank laughingly arose and the dainty Miss lieisen having no other choice foIIilowed him I Behind the curtain what a sight met thuir gaze A Christmas tree it was to be sure There were no evergreens nearer than the mountains and to make up for the deficiency the plainsmen hadsecured a dry cottonwood and wound its straggling branches with green pair The ance would have been ludicroirs appearII been a little pathetic ei ot much like tIre pines of where we used to rest last6ummer whis pered Frank to his companion You and the otherI presume you menu was the withering response Alice Miss Reiseu what do yo- uuicanbut the gaunt captain interrupted You young lady Id like you to be the fairy Our leadjn lady is sick an look like her- Entering ouI into the spirit of the Miss Keisen accepted the task Youll have to wear some wings and tiiie will be a little scene but nothin fei you to do bilL look pretty you dont need no coachin he added gallantly Great admirer of yours suggested Frank as the functionary moved away Alice did not reply The wings were brought and they for the wearer and1dancedLI benefit of th churches an th folks Wouldnt like it said the manager with a grin Then came up one of the women of the own vo seemed to have a part 6f the maungCirtcnt Sac gave same instructions Jttl toviatAVoi4d happen and Miss Reisen lUlencd intently Another listened buts c did not know it Tne programme of the evening opened with a number of pongs and recitations tdl which the passengers from the train the most earnest attention and hearty ap1- plauset Marvin seemed wonderfully at home Miss Reisen thought rindwa calling men by their first naires as if he knew them flewasbehhrid the scenes a good deal too niucivshe thoiigjt also and it worried her for he was the only one in all the house thatsSe C uednzika fncK ro was he ffieud Se wisied IIktcIif the story hei ehuhi 1o14 or trvie Then rome the time for the Christmas tree dams aa the manager called the exercises The big curtam wits dropped and the children of the prairie farmland ranches gave an audible Qhtu the bait tiful greenpaper rapped cottonwood lighted with caudjcs and glistening with tinsel all brought from the city 400 miles away burst on their eyes Many of them hud never seen an eSergresr and this w as- a fulfillment of all trcirjanJepations Before the tree stood the fiy her wjigs avJ robe making her almost ethereal in the sight of the little ones Behind was the open mouth oft chimney and far off ring the horn of Saint Nicholas as heapproached over the hotisetops on hrs sleigh It was cold enough outside for his biggest line and when lie came labort uslyllownthc chimney and stood amid the grojip on the stage he was picture of the Santa Qaibs of their Breams xv Swiftly he madcrthc rounds of the tree andin gutural tones told the Hltierfolka- ta help themselves Chenjhe did wjiat ivas 4 t i even turn her lace toward his in the mooB light They trudged on in silence The town Avaa glad to see them It gave them the best it had and none suffered But its heart was not wholly in the work One citizen cidentl JYehChrismas doins tcrnighl at ih hall What Id forgot that it was Christmas eve broke in Marvin Lets all go over The passengers from theJulIman oar find ing that they cpuld not continue their journey until the following day as well as many of the others ngrecil Well bun dled up liiry took their walk through the chilly streets vhere blew the liltor north wind of the plain The hall was nothing more than the upper room over a store It was filled to the aisles but the exercises had not yet begun The southerner who was master of not on Jne b iLiC jppr tit the fairy and tic iaserougv voice exclaimed You aadtu go witlrihe on my travels to rist Come For a monvonl BIC stood irresolute not progJllmmeTheavilygljved iinid and with a bow to the auiiiencc tcp ed jaek and back until both were chimney sAvailowfd lip iii the vast depth of the But they did notgo upward Santa Claus opened a door iii the rear and they Avcre outside the noisy han and in the dressing room Suddenly Santa Claus stripped off the1 heavy rings and crown from the fairy and handed her her furs Come with me he said masterfully What do you mean she replied This and he threw down the mask and the fur coat and heavy glovesbefore Iig stood Frank Marvin asled you to come with me on my travels and you con scnted as you did once before but this time it is for life Alice Reisen laughed a little hys lerically But you know what happched before Frank The a caress so tenderly was it Yes I know from spokenIwhile ago you thought other girl in whom I was Avas and can be no other girl but you And then they talked it allover for good The candy and toys were distributed from the grcenpaperAvrapped tree wren they returned to the hall They did not remain long but went out under the stars and to Frankjhadtrice they were married A team and carriage were at the door j and away they were whirled through the beautiful hut crisp prairie night To the ranch olllerctl1i1lukuHI thec added It was a miracle that the trait stopped right hcic in my owilovj TJu big ranchhouse Is ablaze Avitji lilt out there and all is ready for you So the train went on toward the moun tains without Cvo of its passengers Do jou know Avhispercd Frank as the team ujcv up to the ranchhouse aloam- amsionut VereonthienlainetiatIcu- vZt1 rh ljut best Christmas presqiif 6f al Ad night W J vBjit you had to be your own Santa Claus to get it laughed Alice Afl Eye for the resent Miss Smoothe No I cannot give you myI answer until the first of next year Mr Softlcigh But why You say OUI love me and Miss SmootherWhy you silly thing If our engagement were announced now none of the other men would send me a single Christmas gift Baltimore American ClirlutiiiaN Forestry All tres man ahcftild love but his lifes dearest joys Should circle that tree which blooms candles and toys Chicago Kecord An Aftcrtlioucrhi John asked Mrs Torkins tearfully do you remember the present Mrs Page gave me last Christmas Yes replied her husband what of it Iam almost sure I have sent it to her this yean Brooklyn Life Aficriiinth AVe learn to know at Christmas Life SUIt fs Today Nextwe we rUIlo1l1JJudge One TbUcri Bjirrccl Slve1youphotograph4J Vnil li cnz ilic Old BoyVr ipphU otTer costiy gifts with whick That Christmas tree Is hung Just gfvemelrfck the appetite rI had T was young Chicago Record 1RsredionsL goodBOISwouldnthare L QfPE CE4i MANKIND DID NOT FULL UNDERSTAND IT UNTIL CHRIST WAS BORN 1 i HAT is tenderest and bestim the idrt ot manis evoked when the keys of memory tire touched and 1Kc tong of the Chiit day is sounded It is the music of the horn a ueL time JOvClL gjau if subuued melody retsiliujg the earliest days of recol iectionHhn cujcf rush for wollillled pend ant stoliis IQ tlie laUcnCvJstJnas tree with its gis 1ii all ofdc ItoufcLhdld Aye and lhNiit jqs ing abini t the house with inejy r oht nad joyous greeting for all Ttt f c hornecbmiigof tiic absent and Virj vutiitigd fal bbout tlie family I I i a FJT fifjjii8 Sl Whether the corridors of our memory mansions be long or short our lives be many or few the harmonies ring along them just the same telling of the presence in the heart of that wtici is old as immortality and which sal never dielove There then this Chrisinias day that Christmas day and evcvy iirisimas day is present in the hcirt thus love for the home with its inmates for friends arid for humanity TJC Chriluay practice ofopening time heart to lIHilillflucnccH is horn of the tiMvIiinx f Him whose birth the day comtuuraU5 llis tile life beautiful the llcifeetIJfcncss j mercy copuaMuii forgivenc be nivulfeicc chastity and selfden ail V hal is iIimc arid best in humanity is of His IcacliTng and from the latter has come the Christian hoine the best development of unselfish ailection and contentment to be found among men- The Christday is attuned to melody that ever shall thrill the soul and cause it to bring forth what is best in it The herald song of the angels to the shepherds on moreIGospeJ of his peace The lesson of real humanity refined Divine altruism and not the coarser sort sometimes called by this paine was unheard of until from His peace on the Mount of Beatitudes He gave it forth music sweeter than angels ever sang that higher song that man lives not unto himselfalone and that the greatest happi nessJs that whichcpmes of doing good unto others Peace on earth good will to men That higher song which lifts man above himself and makes him but little lower than the angels The Christ theme will never die First heard on the plains of Bethlehem with the frowning Herodtemplc but three miles away within whose walls were heard the teachings of time law of revenge and love of self heard there for the first time it Las been sounding ever since spreading wider and wider until now it compasses the whole earth In Christs day Rome had waxed to its noon of majesty yet Rome passed and was not On that kingdom rose other kingdpms which perished in their turn Since He lived one system after another sys tern of philosophy has been built up only to be torn dawn again But the words of time Christ be and abideand they shall stand forever influencing men to nobler lives anH higher results in living His Kingdom is an everlasting Kingdom and of its duration there shall be no end Meet and right is it then that the Christday shall be one of gladness in the human heart that the children shall take part in it since He loved them and blessed them 1Dtthat gifts shall be exchanged in token of that love for one another which 1lebore for all humanity WILLIAM ROSSER COBBI- CSUalicrcdV liar Ideals Miss Askit Why is Miss Wunder so pessimistic about Christmas IjssrehIjtShc hung up a2dIlairof zBlblctherl1DCHRISTMAS ACCIDENT ITPROVES THAT VANITY SOMETIMES IS ITS OWN PUNISHMENT t Ku ONESTY is the best policy sighed Floreneclcespecially when Cnrietmas is near she added Which means queried her dearest friend eagerly Which means that my vanity is too near the tip of my tongue for my own good Luckily that is a common complaint how ever else Id never mention it Oh understand you aipected soaic body to give you a handsome present and ee 1tlln equally handeoaie one en the chance Ohwoll comfort yourself per has she really believed the price you had marked upon it That wasnt it at all You remember that Dick went Abroad early in the fall dont you 1 dolie bas told me every incident of his trip everytime I have met him since his return course what else did he go abroad for Well he came to see me the day that he went away lIehe told me what a Pretty little hand I have1 Ah well you mustnt expect people to Lalways mean what toy say am glad that some people do not dear I just mentioned tie fact thatI always wore a No 6g10vcOh if you are going toltake it in that wayIam sure that I al ways did until I was 10 years old Oh but that Iam glad that you have the grace to apologize dear Well Dick failed to bring mq a present when hcme a lbutlAvasjustas sweet and nice as ever biSdSiiiSb Christmas was so near that There wasnt time to quarrel and make up especially with a man who is as pop ular as Dick No When Christmas eve airived he came to Call with avbos in his pocket which vbuiged so plainly tja l could gee it with my back turned rllcidfev it out at last just as uijr patience was exhausted and Oh Anne it was two dozen rtmr of gloves that he hail brou st me from Pftria r Oh how perfectly Icvejyc himi It would have pur the fact I that they were number t ixcs asulcach pai hizidIII monogram mboidclon it so tliat 1 could not cxciiangD tHcntff f Oh d read ful What could be Averse p ThaL lc insisted upon sccfiig me put a lmlr of Uicin on Ctvlmig UJm a Chance Harriet you ought to give me my cheice ora awhileVella lampshade a sofa or new lace cWltainsCh5cagp Record v Inevitable v v The seasbns come the seasons go Christmas Is here before we know it ImardtjneaiaslmA1idPuck i i Z r ii f THE BANK OF MT1 VERNON MT1 VeRNON KY1 OPENED 1900 a CAPITAL STOCK 15o CCWILUAM3PREs JAS TAD MSJ ViCEPRES W L RICHARDS CASHIER A B FURNISH ASST CASH FishFritzaitentionc Our friends and patrons are invited to call when in town First National BnkOF STANFORD KY ICapital Stock 100000 Surplus 1804078 DI RECTORS JW Hayden WP Walton J H Collier M D Elmorl 0 Riecl T P lull S H Baughman W A Tribble M T Miller and S T Harris We solicit the accounts of the citizens of Rockcastle and adjoining counties assuring them prompt and careful attention to all busi ness intrusted to us Personal application and correspond encevith a view to business relations inviteditj S HOCKER Pres JicO J kcROBERTS Cashier A A McICINNEY Asst Cashier t DAN NIK OWENS ii- j UNDERTAKER Caskets Coffins Robs Etc Kept iu Stock Orders by Mail Telegraph orTelephone v y 4Promptly filled BRODHKAD 7 V KENTUCKY WiLLIS GRIFFINPractical Undertker DIRECTORi Stock Complete Ucdone on short notice Come and see me I have not got can get for you on first a in that leave the by wire ASTHMA H WE FINE AtachdCait iurnisliLMetalic Caskets andhuive anything cit- yORDERS Promptly Filled AST MALE HEARSE Embalming CURE JFR EE BRINGS INSTAN11i11LiJF And rermanent Cure in All Cases I flSENT ABSOLUtELy FREE ON RECEIPT OF POSTAL IcHArF TEN 1 YEAtS T f 1HEREwhen all else fails saysYourfothiegood yearsItisement for the cure of this dreadful and tormenting verspokenyohrseves dl111eE want to send to every sufferer a trial treatment of ASTMA I senditany sufferer who ills I ttefor it even on a postal Never iniiid though you ire despairing however bad your case ASTHMAlvENE will reliev c and cure The Averse your case the more glad we are to send it pp not delay Write at once addressing BR TAFT SoldbyJ i d y i 7 L i MtVernoa Signal FRIDAY DEC 27 igoi tPublished every Friday by EDGAR S ALBRIGH SUBSCRIPTION ONE YEAR IOO AtIveiiJi1lg rates made known on afJilzcatzont i OLD HICKORY CHIPS Jf By Our Associate Editor Y What did Afr Roosevelt expect ifto hang on that Massachusetts IK Crane T r If William Allen White is bald how w the deuce will Boss Platt tklcejhis scalp If Mr Rcoseveltkeeps oniing nails in his political will soon be all nails CCommonkept Mr Roosevelt from commiting himself against Schley Mr Roosevelt seems to be culti vating the practice of kicking re publicans out of office A joint discussion by Gov Van Sant and Mr Schwab on Are the truLsdeadwould be interesting Gen Nelson A Miles is loved for the reprimands he has received for not bending in adoration of the powers that be- IfSecretary Long wishes to make the people a New Years gift that will be appreciated he will tender his resignation 4A11 honor to Gov Van Santo for declining to be bulldozed or cajoled into letting up in his fight on the big railroad trust King Eddy seems more likely to be known in history for his corona tion dress decrees than for any actv 7 sf statesmanship Senator Hanna is loudly advo cating peace between capital and labor but he isnt saying a word aBout peace between himself and Senator Foraker Tile people of this country regard J that reprimand as a new honor for Gen Miles and another demerit for the administration VK phauncey Depew has landed oh the other side and resumed the tall where he left off Incidentally he has also taken a bride VantedAn effective muzzle for talkative army and navy officers Send samples to TaR White House Washington D C Kansas kept upits reputation as a producer of the extraordinary when one of its writers pierced the thjck skin of Senator Platt ofN Y The points of resemblance be tween the characters of the Emperor of Germany and the President of the iLS have been quite conspicu lous of late Mr Schwab president of the big steel trust mtistbe envious of the notoriety Hanna gained by saying that there were no trusts or he would not have said that trusts are forever dead It is now up to Congress to see that justice is done to that brave officer and gentleman Winfield Scoot Schley j if Congress fails it will be for the people to act and they will do it Mr Payne the coining Postmast er General will need all the politic al shrewdness he has been credited with tolceep the Roosevelt machine from going to pieces on the rocks of popular disgust The man who IS doing the best work toward the return of the democratic party to power is Hon Theodore Roosevelt He has only to keep it up to make the next ratofWise holders of cable stock will not be in a hurry to exchange it at far for stock in Marconie wireless telegraph system notwithstanding reports of a panic among holders of4 cable stock in London All coonsMook alikto the people of the District of Columbia Therefore they are not getting ex cited over the substitution of onto North Carolina uigger for aiiotli VeriSorth Carolina nigger1 as one of their bestpaid local officersUi Le Rocorder of deed t t t t HCHUS2MAS 0 All peaceable on Brush creek Mumpsjsraging at Maretburg Lee CofTey injured by boom pole Boys are being arrested forjump ing Salt at Gos BrcT h PeadWhiteheads drugstore for Xinas rix Colby Hays thrown from horse and hurt L John R Vowels is the devil in this office Cheap Holiday goods atWik liams drugstore Mrs J W Nesbitt is giving in structions in music alllliuesJack Catroii went to Wayne to get marriedmPat Welsh ran our army press at rate of 400 copies per hour Adam Catron went to Atlanta Ga with a car load mules James Rash adjudged insane and ordered to Lexington asylum H H Wood the clever Dispu tanta merchant was here Tuesday George Ricketts of Knoxville married to Miss Mollie Taylor Dec 21st Mrs Nancy Cook of Scaffolds Cane visited her sister Mrs Dr WilliamsCA T Fish Wildies popular merchant made us a pleasant zall Monda H C Gentry has the thanks of this office for some gratuitous blacksmithing Mrs M E Brown our worthy postmistress was a welcome caller Wednesday J H McKinney and Miss Ophelia aMcAllisterried last week Nate Evans night operator and sister Mrs A E Miller visited Zauesville Ohio W H Cocks mentions gas hay ing been struckin Smith oil well some years since Misses Amanda Ping Julia Coyle and Mattie Rowzie paid this office a pleasant call Wednesday 11 N Williams showed us an old letter from Gen Vinfi ld Scott dated Washington Dec 17 1861 C S Nield formerly journalist of Harrodsburg made himself at home among our exchanges Mon day Miss Lucile Joplin brightened the gloom of this office with her presence for a few minutes Tues day afternoon The StewartvilleVvMo bank that collapsed two weeks since caught our townsman CW Adams for 2000 in gold When our London friends meet a fine looking Mt Vernon boy in their town this reek we hope they will treat him wellbut not too often He is the SIGNALS traveling solicitor Mr L Gr Williamsp and has gone there to corral sub scJtibess and job work All things work together for LordIIASRock castle county have broken out to killing each other two or three strojig meiThaver bitten the dust there in less than a week Leb anon Enterprise 2 A WoMAN AWFUX PERIL There is only one chance to save yoi r life and that is through an operation were the startling words heard by Mrs I B Hunt of Lime Ridge j Wis from her doctor after he had vainly tried to cure her fa frightful case of stomach trouble and 3ellow jaundice Gall Stones had forinecf and she constantly grew worse Then she began to use Electric Bifters winch wholly cured her Itsa wonderful Stom aeh Liver and Kidneyr remedy Cures pspepsia Loss of Appetste Try it Only 50 cts QuSranteed For sale by all bruggists J QUAIL 0 j M Craig was iuMt Vernon last Saturday T Dr M D Bryant yas in Mt Vernon Tuesday Born to the wife of John M Brown a fineboy George Marler was at home from last Sunday and Monday f Jo Holaian of Crab Orchard is visiting relatives in this vicinity lOUie Hunt who has been in for four years has re turned to visit relatives W H Brown and Josh Wilson have been in the country buying cattle at very fair prices Judge R G Williams passed through this country last week en route to Pulaski on professional business G B Sutton HG Sutton and J M Craig attended court at Lancaster last Monday and report the arket dull IILand Stock and Crop A car load of California honey was barred from the Chicago market recently by the Pure Food Commission on the ground that it was not pure honey It was marked pure clover honey but was a good article of glucose orat least it ontainEd acout sixty per cent of glucoseCorn is selling at r a bushel in- everal counties in the Blue Grass The price in car lots in- incinnati Thursday morning was Yellow ear 72j4 cts on tarck No 2 yellow 70 cts and No2 white for same oats No 2 white 5r4 cts No 2 mixed 50 cts on track wheat No 2 winter red 856 ctsJ and 86 cts on track Winchester Democrat countyIHark Hardin bought of George A Peyton 15 head of 640lb cattle t 34cFox McDowell of Boyle bought 46 head of i4oolb cattle of Springfield parties at 5 cts James Bales of Madison bought of lP Riffe of the West End a car load of 145010 cattle at 53 cts Lincoln Demo- cratADEFINflE CONTRCACT Nothing estimated Nothingspecdldted Not words but deeds Every result guaranteed thats what a policy in TjiB Mutual Life Ijisurajice- Copipaiii of KejitucJiii IS and thats what awhoJe lot of Insurance policies AKE NOT COMPANY3000000 assets and over 200000 sur plus baring in mind that its policies INCONTESTABLE from date of issue Lets talk it over Call or write jj AgentStateHicUniond Ky Hiss ELLEN E BUTNER District Agent Sit Vernon Kentucky SAW DEATH NEAR IIf often made my heart aches writes L C Overstrtet of Elgin r e1ii to hear in t Vi fecd uge tin til it seemed her weak and sore lungs would collapse Gdod doc lllCearthly help could save hen but a friend recommended Dr Kings New IJisco very and persistent use of this excellent medicine saved lier life Its absolutely guaranteed for Coughs Colds Bromcliitis i Asthma and all throat and Lung diseases soc androo at alJ Druggists Trial bottles free ASTORIA f For Infants an Chillreu The Khitfw Hw Always Bwght Bears the Signature of 7 J ii v Counting Them All In Georgies mother insisted upon his repenting the prayer of childhood Ho started sleepily requiring promptings at the beginning of every line Drowsi ness had nearly won the mastery by the time that he had obediientlj got as far as my soiil to take God blessn prompted his mother i Georgie has a long list of relatives There was a flutter of his sleepladen lids as he lumped them together God bless the whole shooting match lAnd he was asleep at last Boston Transcript tThe DcnconfM Theory Deacon said the minister after the congregation had been dismissed how do you account for he unusually poor collection we had this morning Well parson replied the deacon the only way I can account for it ia payIStill Thrilled Her voice used to thrill him When she mentioned his name His heart leaped within him Ins soul was aflame Her voice made his heart leap When he was her lover hfmHoChlcaeo TimesHerald CIRCUMSTANTIAL EVIDENCE Constable to deaf witness Hi worship asks if you are a married man Witness No sir I got these scratches through falling at night lute wire fence Ally flop r Another Bubble Prlclcecl The sun shines not on all allk Ill wager all my shekels For some It very kindly tans And some It meanly freckles Puck Her Object Attained Forgive me my dear said the gas sip humbly but thoughtlessly mentioned to Mrs Brown the things that you told me in strict confidence There is nothing to forgive replied the wise woman pleasantly It was for that very purpose that 1 told them to you in strict confidence Chicajo Post lib Mistake Percy I made a big mistake when I asked old Gotrox for his daughters hand and told him I was descended Irom King Alfred the Great FerdyUowwns that 1 PercyWhy he said so was his fam ily and he didnt believe in marriage between blood relations IPuck Heard the Shirt HewittDid you recognize my voice the other day when I telephonedto- you JewettHNo Hewitt But you seemed to knorrat once who it was Jewett I could hear the coldred shirt you had onTown Topics Ignorant City Folks City Niece reprovingly Uncle coffeeImore air surface you give it the quicker it cools Guess these ere city schools dont teach much science d- otheyN Y Weekly 111iVisitorI that awful roaring sound Isl Can it be that a storm is coming up Mrs GrowellOh no dont be alarmed It is only Mr Growell upstairs hunting for a lost collar button Chicago Daily News Enough for Her Do you think you can manage with my salary of 12 a week darling heI asked after she had said yes Ill try Jack she replied But PliilddelphlaNorth y A Star AUrnct lbhjrx h Friend Are yOu goingtb havetfsea lenient this summer o proprietor Summer irofei Nojilvft societytoN y JournaliIieo rnjing CoIIcdor 5nnt you ftX ajijale now QillDeborImpossiblemJ fellow I never make engagements more than twoyears in ad vancc Sdtncrvilie Jour aal Wliy He Quallei- lWifeYou used to say youwotiltl farJJusband It ishjt entli I fear Ma rio its inutflationN J Jpurnal v New Toes S Shoe Clerk EntJreJ n hv toes will e seen in shoes this year rlC nner W11 T ucssI will be Kitianied with the same toes Tre al WaysiiiidC1iIcagoTlmesIferal f J A i ucky ioar f SlieAre 3oa lucky in l v- e1Ihoud say I was J hav been yearxTitJ3jfsJPremrlciitloB urre com5leui idhisiuuTherern lie joi jC b rmW JJ It 1f I 7 d 1J What a mocker V of fairness it wae to scold the commander of the army for pr ii5i gScJ Ujhiul ly request the rtsignntiou of a tellI cent clerk lot abusing hm r 4RAFHAafi Examination and yourJelly Sealthemabsolutely sure ajOby ARE YOU rpLlz PureRefinedno taste or odor Is air tight and acid proof Easily applied Usefulin adozen other houseFullt each cake Sold everywhere Made by STANDARD OIL inhitis I have kept Ayers Cherry Pee J toral in my housfor n1tlIY years It is the best medicine lfl the world for coughs and colds 5 J C Williams Attica N Y ffiiinniii iiiniirimnijujnMwnr All efious lungJ troubles begin with a 1 tickling in the throat You can stop this at first in a single night 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after five weeks my hearing in the diseased car beelle I thank you heartily and beg to remain Very truly yours F A WERMAN 730 S Md Our treatment toes not interfere with you advice frce YOU CAN CURE YOURSELF AT nominal t INTERNAOWAL AURAL CLINIC 596 LA SALLEAVE4CHICAGU1ILL w rvg C 4 L6ove t C t l h hIStu ill describe your sensations when y o u receive the girmenU iujilj for you by STRAUSS BROS i Americas Lending Tailors If Chicago Theya- rcrnas3ersin the tailoring business Then preeminent position hag been at tniie ly satisfying their customers They never fail to please because they guarantee satis faction and Jive up tot Their tailor ing creates ah iuipression graceful elegant perfect fitting You willworiderhow we can afford to charge the low prices we quote for it Call on us and see our great asior ment of trust worthy woolens Cbx Bros Main Street GO TO JONAS MCKENZIE MT VERNON KY i for Everything tcp tI 2 Goods Clothing Boots and Shoes vvana Generai v p V v Merchandise iViBEST GOODS AT LOWEST PRICES iv jy AMERICAN INVESTMENT COMPANY IncorporatedCAPITAL 25000 00 RESERVE SURPLUS 12000 00 AMOUNT PAID COUPON HOLDERS 200000 0 Address all correspondence toc f fin e HOME OFFICE I fLEXINGTON XY V G QpitERM rO FIRST CLASS AGENTS r FIRE INsuRANc HAVE Y l1rHus muredin the OLD REr JjlAB jLrE New York Utderritei sk Agency SALeR1GHTJ AGENT Mt Vernon Ky Call at Signal Office ii Art ft tferaon Signal MtV JKy DEC 27 1901 I ttrT Iv 1 0 l = I I LCJISVLLC NASHVILLE R R col Jt I TIME TABLE i r 24110rt1 1105 a m j 26nortil 112 a m 23 south ft 200 p ir r 25 South 148 am f AS7LANDRUM Agent Entered at the Vernt1i Ky Postoffice as sec ondclnss mall matter- MASONIC3 Ashland Lodge No 640 meets 2nd Satur tiny 10 A in 3TMT VERNON Jl A CHAPTER Xo 140 MEETS every FOURTH MONDAY at 2 p in CHURCHES Christian Holds services 1st 3r Sunda at 11 am and at 630 p in Presbyterian Holds services on the 2nd and 4th Sunday morning and evening Baptist Church Services on the Second Saturday night and Sunday Sunday School at 9 am every Sunday Prayer meeting on Tuesday nights j PERSONALS o Mace Miller is working at Jellico Mr J W Baker was here Sunday r Mit Frazier is visiting relatives here J A Chappel special agent was here yesterday R L Joplin is spending this week with hoinefolks Mr M Williams and family spent Xmas here W H Cottengim was up from Livingston yesterdayI Mrs Walter Turpen is visiting relatives in Livingston Miss Rhoda White is visiting her Aunt Mrs Jonas McKenzie John Moore of near Bera is visiting his cousin Burdette Houk U G Baker and son Fred spent Wednesday night in Livingston Miss Ann Baker of LivingstonI is visiting relatives her Dr 11 L Myers our splendid dentist spent last Monclay in Cin cinnati Miss Nellie Dolan is spending this week with her sister Mrs R A Welsh Mr G W Gentry began moving yesterday to his new home on Ren fros Creek Miss Margie McClarYis at home from Hamilton college spending holidaysA of this office spent Xmas day with homefolks in GeorgetownMr W T Houk of Gum Sulpher came up Monday to spend Xmas Miss Minnie Mitchell is spending the holidays with DoveB letcher in Richmond Mr and Mrs B J Bethurum and little Jake Williams went to Louisville yesterday M S PtirdomQfPeotia Ill was here the first of the week to see his brother Dave Walter Rivers clerk for Houk and Adams at Livingston was here between trains Sunday W C Mullius was up from Livingston Tuesday and John Magee was here Wednesday- Mesdames J E and Elm rHouK and Miss Bessie Houk spent Wed nesdav night in Livingston f Judge and Mrs J B Fish are I with Mrs Fishs parents Mr and Mrs Arthur at Williamsbu rg The beautiful Miss Pattie Green- L will arrive this afternoon to visit her sister Mrs M C Miller i MrsW R McClure and daught- er Miss Fannie visited her niece Mrs Jim Meadows at Pine Hill John Colyer is back on his old stamping ground spending a few days with Willie and Sam Hysmger Mr and Mrs S N Davis spent Si Tuesday and Wednesday with Mr and Mrs W F Champ at Paintv f LidM5r 3f and Mrs Tip Jtangoldre 4 turned from Crab OrcliardMon ay rir nnd H rtei John Dainaron very lO ywitp consumptiotl J Mr and Mrs Chas Forrester will leave Monday night for Knox yule Misses Georgie Hayes and May Coffee ofnear Wildie spent Xmaswithrelatives and friends here i Mesdames REan Booth Thompson and children of Lancaster Poynter are visiting Mis W Mo lfrand Mrs Chas Forrester were royally entertained at dinner by Dr and 1IrsM L Myers Wednesday Mrs Cleo W Brown and Son McKenzie arrived from Georgetown Tuesday and we are glad to say not to return Mr and Mrs G Adams visiting Mrs Adams parents at Rockhold Ap Taylor has charge of the section during Mr As absence Forest Turpen was here attending af meeting of the Chapter Monday and told us he would probably move to Texas in the near future LOCALS 0 Remember the L N still offers a Rite of jyi fare round trip good until January 3rd CUT Clell Smith living near Brodhead was probably fatally cut by one of Lige Coxs sons Tuesday night CHANGED Judge Williams made an order last Monday changing the voting place from Lee Arnolds to the town of Livingston Hezekiah Mounce anda Miss Brooks living near Gum Sulphur were woundedi by a shot from a shotgun fired through a door by some unknown person SOLD OuTJ H Hagan has sold his stock of drugs at Crab Orchard to Mr J J Brooks and will return to Livingston and ac cept a position with J C Hocker and Co When someot our subscribers arej making their resolutions for the new year we earnestly hope they will resolve to pay that old back subscription and then stick to it- vIusrPAyThe first of the year is now at hand those indebted to me must come in at once and settle Dont think this dosent mean you for if does W MPoynter GOOD Suc ESSVM Owens says the singing school just closed at Chestnut Ridge school house was a great success Mr James Cromer the instructor gave such universal satisfaction that another class has been made up to com mence work the first of January The pupils receiving the highest grades at the College for the month of December are the following COLLEGIATE DEPT Lee Chestnut 97 Ernest Ewers 96 James Penningtorr 96 INTERMEDIATE DEPT George Childress 97 a PRIMARY DEPT v Mattie Baker V 97 Take Williams 97 Rob H Miller Vq6 Bessie Sparks C 96 A tnnaLelia May Lovell 06 CLOSED The Collegiate Insti tute closed Friday night for the Holidays with a nice entertainment and musicale J ucys Old Man was played by Misses Mi nerva Price Annie Thompson and Reca Baker and Messrs Cossie Sutton and Willie Krueger and was greatly enjoyed by the large audience which filled the College chapel to its full capacity Misses psonFannieeach played a piano solo while sangIdone and specially enjoyed NOTICE 0II wish to thank my many cus tomers for the liberal patronage they have favored me with for the pastYttxand4Qpetoh ve a con tinuance next Slt if it is agreeable with you Butlp order for me to comIon the present years account fp calland settle same Ye should settle in full at leaist once a year So I hope you will respond to this call and oblige l Yours respectfully JQNitY KENZIE i h J Christmas passedoff very quietly and but little trouble js reported from toy pit of the county John Payne cut Logan Thomp son Jry at Crab Orchard Tuesday inflicting slight wound in the shoulden MISS BESSIE POYNTER WINS THE CHRISTMAS PRIZE o Miss Bessie Pqynter the bright little ivyearold daghter of Mr and Mrs D C Poynter wins firs- tprizez oo offeredby the Courier Journal for the best Christmas poem Miss Bessie is one cf the smartest and best read girls Jof her age we know of aiid the poem printed below that woHe life prize over several hundred co estants is only one of her many areHJtable productions CHRISTMAS One Christnfas EveS in Bethlehem A little baby lay In a manger where the cattle fed Cradled in the hay The shepherds watching oer the flock Of straying wandering sheep Very tired and weary grown Had fallen fast asleep When an to them JPeace to men The baby lay Yn swaddling clothes They went forth anfl worshiped HUll thefcA The star appeared up in the sky To guide the wise men from the East A Who brought gifts W frankincense and myrrh To Christ tie Prince of Peace They rode on camels wjhite as snow To where fhe baby lay No lace adorned His lifltle crib He was cradled in thaliay Peace on earth good will to men Glory tGod the angels sing Christ oAr Lord is born this night He is our Savior Hes ourKing BESSIE POYNTER 13 years of age Mt Vernon Rocky castle county Ky- LIVINGSTO I u Mr and Mrs Will Owns were in Mt Vernon Saturday Joe Lynn Coffey of Stanford is the guest of his cousiu JohnDillion Mir sElla MaySaunders of Stanford isvisiting Mrs W R Dillion Fee Clark and wife of Pittsburg are the giiests of Mrs Logan Sal yers JT Blankenship spent Sunday with his family at Baileys Switch Sunday Thos Lasley is visiting his mother Mrs Annie Lasley at Stanford Born to the wife of Geo Mc Carthy Friday December soth a little son Miss Kittie Poyuter of Mt Vernon is here with her mother Mrs Wilmoth PoynterIMisses Nora Tubbs and Nannie Maddux visited friends at Mullins Station Tuesday Miss Effie Meadows accompanied Miss Dule Berry to her home at Pine Hill Saturday Ed Woodall of Hazel Patch was the guest of S cti Foreman Geo Doss Sunday Miss May Magee who is attend ing Coljege at Mt Vernon was at home for Christmas Miss Helen Singleton of Singleton Valley this county ris with Mrs Maggie Singleton Lost strayed or stolen Joe Ga brielle found after a seven hours search with Bill Billion Mrs JaB E Houk and Miss Bessie Houk of Mt Vernon were the guests of Mrs Brack Graves Xmas day + Mrs Ja1l1esTaylorrturnrdhome after a visit with her parents Mr and Mrs Marshall OwenSi at Maret burg Mrs Ed Buck of Covington is visitirg her mother Mrs T rBallard on Big Hill and relatives of this place Daniel Sowder and daughter of Plainfield Ind returned home last wtek after a pleasant visit with relatives here l1insientertail1ed tTix Dillion Arthur Martin Shannon McKiijney Jim Hocker and reeGriThrtviti a stag dance Chrlstmasday vt lijt i Mrs Eliza Mullius of Mullius Station spent Christm swith friends at the Mullins hotel Contractor L T Bradfoid of New Albany Ind Pat CoOk of Louisville and Joe and Gus Gabrielle of Nashville Tenn who are working on theL N bridge at this place are spending the Holi days with hon efolks Everybody seemed to have the Christmas spirit here every one to his own way jugs jugs etc etc There was a Tree with presents for the little ones at each of the churches also one at the Mullins hotel where Bill Mullins made a good Kris Kringle assisted by Tom Daniels CO WAVfo H Blazer was in Berea last Satur day on business Birl Stigall was in Berea last M 1 HtttleltownJ M Nave went toJtficholasville last Tuesday to spend Christmas Jesse Dykes and family are vis iting relatives in Clark this week AL Miller of Parkersville W Va was here last Saturday on business Jesse Dykes was in Richmond first of the week on important businessHurah for 1iH Jordanhe says to send him the SIGNAL for a whole year Mrs M L Kelton spent Christ mas with her sonCA Kelton at ShermanMrs Lewis and sister are visiting their mother Mrs James Gfitliff this week Mrs M H Jordan spent Christmas with her cousin Miss Ada Hamilton at Lexington Mrs Perry Todd left here last Monday evening to take Christmas with relatives in Livingston Perry Todd and wife were down rrom Berea and spent a few days with his father iirst of the week J H Sigman was in Louisville the latter part of last week aud the first of this week on very impor tant business J Mr and lrsGV Jon sand Miss Eliza Jones are visiting rela fives and taking Christmas in Berea this week Mr and Mrs J S Arnolds little girl Nannie was taken very sick last Sunday evening but is better at this writing- Win Reeves the oil well driller passed through from Copper creek last Monday on his way to More head to spend Christmas with his family M H Jordan and M L Kelton are left to do their own cooking this week We suppose they vill have something nice to eat while their frows are away uS Head= acheSick headache nervous headache tired headache neuralgic headache catarrhal headache headache from excitement in fact headaches of all kinds aie quickly and surely cured with DR MILKS IPa nPillsAlso all pains such as backache rheumaticIweight in oldusaysMr VpKrea mer of Arkansas City Kan They cured my wife of chronic headache when nothingelseYould IDr Miles Pain Pills drive away if by manic Iam never with out a supply and thinkeveryone should keep them handy One or two ptlls taken on approach of headache timeItIChicago Through their usethusaadsof people have beqn enabled to at tend social and religious functions travel enjoy amusements etc with comfort Asaprevent ative when taken on the approach ofa recurring attack they are excellent Sold by all Druggists centsI Indi si i g y HOUK MAl1S MT VERNO KYj HEADQUARTERS NICHOLAS HOUK ADAM- JVINGSTON HOtJ K ADAMS I CHRISTMAS HOLIDAYS s FOR ST KY a time when children are made happy if you will visit our store and select nice presents for yonr utile tots A smalloutlay will insure the little boys and girls arl 1 grown up boys and girls A MERRY AS AND HAPPY NEW YEAR SANTA CLAUSwillf 1 1 be pleased to show you tliroughhis nice display of all kind of Holiday Goods such as IITOYSOFEVERY DESCRIPTION II DOLLS Pretty faces and beautiful forms and little colored dolls for the girls USEFUL and pleasing TOYS that everv boy should have for Christmas They are thepick of Santas pack and allmust go by the end of the Holidays Houk 8c Adams the place to get all t stick mixed candies fire works etc Then Houilc Adatns not only have roods stock both their stores but groceries and gen eral merchandise selected for the Holiday trade Come and get the pick of our big stock Phone No 25 Ring 3 CHASm Cs DAV1SHSUCCESSOR THEO WESLEY The Place to Obtain 1 S ii Fresh Drugs ALSO Patent Medicines ofallKinds1Perfumery Stationery Toilet Articles fSft cIGYARSA N TOBACCO Paints and Oils i PRESCRIPTIONSw top by Selling UI at the bottom BETTER AT LOVERPltICESI THAN YOU CAN GET ELSEWHERE all I S CHRISM 1j is Holiday in at TO i carefulhr Compounded jt BRODHEAD KENTUCKY = J tWi1ayU2 IRun After yhcmJ ILOW Prices and QualitiesSBI r CORRECTED EACH VEEK BY C H FRITH- Arbuckles Coffee r23 cr LIon Coffee I2KC XXXX Coffee i2jgc Good Green Coffee JOQto 125 c Flour N SJer bbl rf44o Fiour Mt too Flour Plain Family 300 Granulated i6fts 100 Light Brown Sugar 17 l SIiiSyrups per 3 C 7 Cakesof D Bojoiie Soap xoc Oil best per i8crl Calico bestGrades oP W PAY HIGHESTpricer FOR COUNTRY PRO DUCE CAN T Afford i K TO PaintI C tr THE man whosayis that forgets that painting properly done is economy and the fact is he cant afford NOT to paint HOW often you require to paint is largely dependent upon the paint you use The Sherman Williams saintsout last others They are the most economical paints ou can use because they cover most and wear longest Add to this their good appearance and you have perfect paintsTHE SH RMANVVIL LIAMS PAINTS fcThey are made for many different kinds of painting What ever it is you want to paitita house or anything in or put of the house we make the right paint for that particular turpose noWbne slap dash mixture for the nl and all Sugar gallon Coal gallon ILL SOLI BY J C HTIITHU jI BRODHEADKY fl- 1 q 1 t StS nWflex House W J RIDER PROPR t I Headquarters fos Commercial Men Porter at all trails the Veranda f i 2 Hotel IjOSEFH COFFEY PROPR lyitr Specially equipped for travelin men Sample room on first floor ih Bath rooms free to guests t RATs2oo per day Hotel Frith w FRANCISCO Propr Locatedatthe Depot BRQDHEAD KY dHall Trains Day and Night Traveling Men and Railroad men Solicited Will furnish Lunches for all trains 4==Waer Francipco MONUMENTAL WORKS Brodhead Ky Granite and Marble Monuments and Tombstones ALL WORK FIRSTCLASS SATISFACTION GIVEN Big Four BUFFALO ROUTE TO THE NORTH AND EAST 1 otoI oo I 1 i9oiL- L JT Vflr Jorw I i- TO i Indianapolis- Peoria and Chicago INFORMATION cheerfully fur nished on application at City Ticket Office BIG FOURuNo 213 F6uRTH AvfiNUK or write to 8 J GATESGeneral rvA r LOUISVILLE KY fr New Fast train 10 HOLORADO UTAH AND rHE PACIFIC COAST In effect Sunday May i9tlu fThepew train will leave St Louis 900 a m daily xtheeveuingvtrain to same points 1010 po m daily betweedNorthwestern points Only line that does a twice daily iEcursion tickets now ou sale addressRLouisville Ky v H C TOWNSEND Gen1 Passr and Tkt Agt St Lo- uisInsurance of all l Signala rjr i office lIt Vernon lcf Y l Look Hereo THE l 153 H Restaurant yourr OYSTERS FRUITS and NlTS tNDIESFANCY C4 dieS cyIand Fancy Groceries JJOMJEvhenyou wanthot retai h Soup and roast beef Warm lunch at all hours In base hotelgH FISH D applyingWe promptly obtain U S and Foreign PATENTS ENTIREEFREEthe best legal service and advice and our chSWFT iUSCOC9 Patent wyess Opp US Patent Office Washington DC COURT CALENDAR COUNTY COURT Fourth Mon day iu each month MondayOctober CIRCUIT COURT Second Mot day in February Fourth Monday SeptemberMT VERNON POLICE COURT Tl jf Monday in each month KOTM Mt Vernon Tent g No1 21 MT VERNON KY MEETS every ist and 3rd Monday in each mouth 730 p in GEO S GRIFFIN COM ARCH FURNISH REC KEEP RILEY HOUSE F B RILEY Prop LONDON KY HEADQUARTERS for Corn mercial men Good Sample Room and convenient to Depot Rates 2 co- pper day M L MYERSDentist MT VERNONKY FIRSTCLASSWo k OFFICEAt the Rice property PHONE No 38 PrAlPenninton D D Sa M D DEWTST N W Car Third and Chestnut Sts LOUISVILLE KY Will he at Miller Houst Mt ernon during all Circuit Courts R G Villiams Attorne3rNat Law- MT VERNON KY r OFFICE on Church St D1 posite Court Housed C C Wil lianasi Attorne IMT flThestreet Special attention givep to collections FurnitureUndertaking A full and complete stock All orders filled promptly Motto pricesBestg IJA Mulliris Son BlunkwuBhip Mullins LIVINGSTON KENTUCKY MULLlNllOTEL Furnished with every Con ience and Comfort 11 W F Tubbs Prop V A JSA t a f3 f SAYS HE WAS T ORTURfeD I suffered such pmt 11u111 corns 1I coy ll hardly walk sprites H Robinson Hillsborough Ills but completelyi burns Ixrils ulcers Perfect healer lof skin diseases and piles Cure guaranteed by all Druggists FffttttKtl=IHkl- w Thill COlgh I I I U20gfl rThIDJJ II You have used allf I sorts of cough reme 1 I dies but it does not I i yield 9it is too deep I iIptselffit is more liable to i produce lagrppep- neumoniaI or a seraI ious throat affection I somethingt= I strength and build j 1fLJI p 4 i m M Q 5Whl lS li e I I nglf feI ij no u ji T lb andrI1p r I m Kt cuJ st Cgal=c O 1 i i o f 2d i i I ltJ t U rt c lIi run iiowr or cma iitttl you I should crtaint thi q I I nourishing rood J1iv amt i nil JfIlIteTnl tA v t It It aoH tr = accNirsa BUY THE t J itHTjtse rtdD r MI SEWING MACHERE Do not be deceived by those who advertise a 6000 Sewing Machine for carrybedealers from 1500 to 1800 WE MAKE A VARIETY THE NEW HOME IS THE BEST The Feed determines the strength or weakness of Sewing The otherstrongthe best Sewing Machine to buy difWniBIOFuwo inanufticturo and prices boforc purchasinc THE NEW HOME SEWING MAGSIKS GO ORANGE MASS 28 Union Sq N Y Chicago Ill Atlanta Ga 5t Louis ro DallasTcxMBan Francisco Cal FOR SALE BY LOUISVILLE HENDERSON 6 ST LOUIS WY ThL DAILY TRAINS n iE N Lousvffle a St Louis Parlor Cars on D4 Trains Pullman Saffet Sjecpers oaNightTralns For ratesand further iufpriatloui addiiBs l J RWI N rt P Af i LtUtSYLZSrtYF r rMisinformed StrangerIs this Mrs SlimdietA boarding house Mrs S sharplyThis is not boardinghouse sir Hem Must have the wrong number Can you tell me where Mrs Slim diet rives I am Mrs Slimdiet Indeed And you do not take boarders Certainly not Tlhis is a private boardinghouseThen have been misinformed J phould say so Being lonely tate a few guests at eight dollars a week Would you like to look at the rooms4X Y Weekly Poor Ruby I didnt quite like the way you fixed up my ad said the inventor of the hygienic nursing bottle Whats the matter with it asked the ad writer Its somewhat ambiguous You gay When the baby is through with the bottle it should be taken apart washed thoroughly with a hose and laid away in a cool place Philadel phia Press Very Annoying I despise a person who whistles said Mr IViykisis We have one in our office and he worries me almost to death Havent you an ear for music Of course have Theres the dif genetS Whenever I happen tolbc whistling to myself he invariably takes up the tune and drowns me out Washington Star Facial Irene Yoij got a good seat in the crowded by looking sta man till he got up and iiula a vacancy for you It was splendidly dcue but I could never have done it wish I had your cheek ClaraIt would be an improvement dear if yon had my whole faceTribune PIp Honest Troth uDo you enjoy grand opera To tell you the honest truthany swered the Chicago man I dont II I want to hear a lot of people holler Ing so init you cant understand a word they siiy I can get all I want of it right here on the board of trade Washington Star ITa way They gave you finally proposed said his 1So Well to tell the truth returned the thoughtful youth I really didnt know that proposed but she accepted me so I guess that settles it I tell you this language of ours is not to be used lightly Chicago PostI nirds of n Feather Some time after the new chaplain in a lunatic asyum had entered upon his- dutiescne of the inmates came up to him and said I like you bet terthan the other one WhyBecause you are more like us an swered the lunatic Pit Bits Evidently 5 i fesMji im possible young man and Im taking her to Europe to cure her said Mrs Sterlingworth Trying the absent treatment ehN replied Mrs Wilberforce Detroit Free Press Cuise null Effect i pleiifeHeAnd to his credit be it saidIIe never smiled again Chicago Daily News SPRINGS OF CONDUCT What does make Seraphina such a rabid champion for the Boers Dont you know She thought her fathers Englishfriend was In love with her and he event back home without proposing Detroit tree Press A Jt crI1 zed Tc Ire The wish that I were Mabelaglove No more docs round me linger For that is really wh tt t am ingerJudge ti Diploatle- MrsIusvedlt h ush a 16ha talked ray out of having a new boiineT Miss pabbyrHow did hedb rrm Mrs Nuwed He sayaniy4liairis so pretty he hates to see it hidden by a hat1 Baltimore American C rierrHlProfi Hyb nlobject d this statement that a0 Percent pfallmarriages are unhappy s Prof Cupid Cant sriy Im sure I never bother about results Puck I Had Enough i Theres a man with a history Well he cant sell it to me ITC bought enough things on the install ment plantown Topics Tile Cause blindIthe wool gOTlA Sleep tic What san heirloom TPa Wel1itsaUthat olaUfaBnloa ttiefoiikne t t lItIfiIfit + J t 4ar fi nf1iLM A3ctg1 LttoltfocAs similating iheFood ardSsg tila lint lhr SLoL IfJ asdEknvels of k fsr1l iJl = ijJ2b it Promotes BigeslionCheerfu t nessandifosLContalns neillier OpiuniMorphitto nor finerai ir NOITI 1 AxieeTsc Yr fit Ino ZpjJdE Ptmpzl s- GLtSrriat r IcaLetrtd w Au Jcrl crftr rfm d f7arrxlJ IinonWorlns Colfrt11S 1IlreVerish t ness uiclll5SOF SLEEP u racSuniia Signaturc kzH79 oiINEW YOnI 1r1 T = i1 wJtr l rr1m PT i1 iEXACT COpy OF WRAPPER l Itl ig t graduates upon upon to o EM f from ilt Vernon to lianis Cor bin London Hazel Patch l k VV vVLbdlJeveJGreen Crab at lowe rates p dget the IN9UIYt1NCESaFe prompt in E ir v tf J 1 jI Ii OTO ll jJ o 11 j Infants wndIGs telvi = aT Wiit 1l La a dltli LY3t7 i 1 the Sfenatnre q of 1i n Q irir VrtIfj 1I h jtec itl j 11A TIE cLr7run cou tY pce von emi 1i f exasIAt f intervafs triptickets ttol 1jglt l1oilie rpm Cairo and Memphis to points LouislaIndian and Territories reduced f S f alsowhenwill tell you can secure CM of the tickets and what It wfl i colnpletechedu1eferthe lKTrIp to Texas I T P CsctanaU a P atf ASr taft Jfe rrr1t r1tit7i1I tl r1bWtl1 11fiit 5 f- n 3- FASONHY r K 1l You should tail at trio lq az Busjrless ColBej JItOUESVILLE KIT Jt is tin lending Commercial School in Kentucky 2 Its coiivses of tudyare thorough and systematic t 3 A wril ten contra bacled by a special deposit of iooobo is to pace our in positIons pajnnginat less thanmouth immediately radimtionirc Vepay students fc5TC refund graduation every cent of tuition paid usifthe pupil is not thoroughly satisfied Vrite for Elegant Catalogue and Special Discouzits6 TELL THj WILL Messages Wit burg Bar bouiviili Livington Tine Hill Brush eeL Langford ildie Brodhead llaTifbrd Orchard Stan rutdand all central KeritUGk points Take the SIGNAL all ne sJaU thetio romallJ oertb1nty and State relinbleJ arid Sidjustmg losses S rialofce ALBRIOT i For A iti flMinttP ni Bears 0 un iISr recent dur Oklahoma aCrealy r whcnyou lowrate Olltte A 4ij Course 1 railroad sc FRANK to w1 TCIIMAKBR JDOaisilver soldering neatly done 1s Vtcnt fit Eyes tested mod ga5 fittedCall at my shop C hi C Davis drugstore and4li ur work neatly done Itr Apricesr Oldnews suers for 4 office 2 5ctP er hutl4l