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Digital page images are linked to the text file. d J f 1r J i 0 r I f r Ii r f ri I J i 4 6dJi t r y- eo L 1 l nd4 Ii 111 I tlfJ I Of fit 14 j f4fJJr= Y VOLUME XV MT VERNOiJf IWCIT aAsTLEoUry1i l FRIDAY JANUARY a 1902 + ti Gj I 1 I i TELL MJ FRIFVDS TO IEBRAVE A1U FEARLESS AND LO Y4L TO THE ATCOMMON PEOPLE WILD 0 A W Stewart went to Ml Vei non uesdaj Miss Bessie Robert of Kingston was the guest of Mix jinnie Fish the first of tl- iseekJoe Terrell of Richmond- was visiting Mrs Sue Butner firs of the week J Jas ErpQkg family once a resident of this olacetjui now a resi dent of Tennessee spent Christma Here with friends Mrs Ann Rich son is visiting friends in Lafallette N YlennLee Porter of Orlando yvas here between trains Sunday Miss Mary Witt of Kingston is the ButnerTrA Stewart has returned to Dan i viile University after spending the Holidays with parentsW I Dooley and family were up Iron Withers Sunday visiting the family of G T Johnson The Maccabees elected T J Hayes as their Com mander for the ensuing year iChas and Tom Mullins were up from Withers first of the week W H Jones made a business trip tto Mt Vernon TuesdayHainJ- ordan was down from Conway tfondayC S Carter of The CarierMann Lumber Co of Mans field Ohio is the guest ofl L T Stewart Forest Turpin and family have moved to western Texas where they will make their future liomeL T Stewart returned from Jellico Tenu first of the week Dan Balliuger who is working yith C S railroad bridge crew 4awRentthe Holidays near here with 3xbefblks MiR J nesttheclev 3 it ef correspondent of the SIGNAL from Conway vas down Monday bn business J Fish went to It1 r bUSiness1Iyears vow Carter and daughter were down from Bcrea first of the week visiting relatives and friends John Martin and Jas Morris were over from Horse Lick Wednesday Christmas passed off quietly no drunkenness toJthe credit of the boysThe Christmas Tree was well attended and good order pre = vailed Many costly presents were distributed G T Johnson made us an excellent Santa Claus Squireelect S L Durham says he is going to have the way of working county roads changed Some person wauted to bet that there would riot be a half dozen items in the SIGNAL this week from Wildie They did not know r themGreenDurhanr K C railroad bridge crew spent the Holidays here with relatives and friends Bogie Phillips is on t SamshasJteturned home after spending Christmas with homefolks near hasaresumed his duties as night owl after spending Christmas with his parents at Parksville Robert Sams a brother of our clever doc t tor came up from Livingston with himRalph Bower of Parksville ikhere learning telegraphy uuder fl his brothers Willie and Walter 6iir telephones were a little out of whack first of the week We do not know whether they were just getting over Christmas or the operator at the exchange in Mt Vernon our service has been very JellicopMonday to work in the minesL- C Smitli passed through Monday Jen route to Louisville ri Go v Shaw processes to have the Abe Lincoln faculty of refusing to I worry over the bridges to be crossed until be gets to them but he pcs= Besses another faculty that may prove troublesome to Secretary of- thedTreasuro he talks too much r f SCAFFOLD CANE o A prosperous New Year for th e S NALmy wisht Mrs Stella Blazer left on the 26th bra visit to Ohio Mr and Mrs G Owen are visit in Knox and Bell countiesing Mrs See and children received a box of nice presents from her father Mr John Owens thane a flying- VIsit to relatives and friends it this vicinity Mrs George Shockley spent first of the week with her sisters and brothers at this place Mrs John Guinn was the recipi ent of a handsome broach and ear- drops from her daughter Christmas Mrs Frank Jones spent the Holidays at home and in BereaMrs Sam Mason ofBerea was with relatives and friends here Satur day I11rs Grihstead entertained Mr and Mrs Frank Blazer Mr and Mrs George Owens and Mr and Mrs C M See at dinner on the 22ndMiss Fannie Cultons school closed December 21 It was well taught both in books and morals Wjlljbeagain in 1902 returned to her home in Richmond Sunday the 22 Christmas opened in a gay time Mr and Mrs Harry Blazer gave a dinner onXmas day to the Blazer families Mr rind Mrs Codding 1fromwere an The dinner was grand prepared by vlis Stella Blazer who is a splen did cook Many handsqnie presents were received Mrs John blazers sons and daughters making her a present of a handsome black silk O s QUAIL 0 James Cummins left lastFrida y for Louisville cV i V Vcjt Miss Luna Herrin continues about the same G A Morgan spent last week in Laurel county GB Sutton sold 60 acres of land to John Williams J Born to the wife of John Stringer n the s6th just a girl W H Brown was in the country last week looking after cattle Dock Chandler has been spending Christmas in the mountain Frank Morgan sold to Jessie lvesay some oolb shoats at 4cts Charlie G Proctor has about recovered from a severe case of typhoid fever George W Marlet has sold his Butcher shop at Pittsburg andre urned home Jonas McKenzie of Mt Ver non was in this neighborhood last week on business 4 I Cummins has returnedISquire Jellico where he has been working in the mines C K Lewis who has been traveling in the West and South looking fur a location has returned Marion Cummins sold to Andy Actori a saddle mare for 70 and bought ofJames Cummins one for X73 Hr Editor I wish you almostr happy and prosprous new yeaV may joy and love aBide with you the coming year and nay your way bescattered with flOV sotpeace and prosperity r The peoples first chance to express ah opinion on the Schley case that wwilI count will be at this yearsi Congressional electionsti i JC CRAB ORCHARD o Miss Susie Dillion is visiting at the River Mansion in Livingston Christmas has come and gone and left sadness as well as gladness in its wake Misses Austin Harris and Hen ry of Lancaster are visiting fhe Misses Beasley Colored wedding in town Thurs day Miss Emma Buchanan and Mr Orange Jones contracting parties Miss Arthtisa Cloyd left Christ mas Eve to spend the winter with friends in Covington and Cincinnati Charlie Hoi man h bright little boy of Mrs Claudie HbImanhas been in business for his nude Jno Carson in Brewton Aaishele spending a few days with his mother Dr J M Bronau hformer Crab Orchard boy but now a resident of Purcell L T is visiting homefolks here A whisper in the air that he will take a fair Lexington bride home with him So mote it be On Christmas Eve a cutting scrape occurred near the depot between Jno Payne ands Andy Thompson the latter receiving a knife wound Also a shooting affray took place in town on same day in which Charley Likens was badly wounded receiving three snots Hiram Grant the perI etfatpr of the deed is in Stanford jail Likens has a wife and four small children and is in a critical condition TThe ladaa Crab i rclrardmade I beautilul Christmas Tree and every one in the vicinity big little old and young rich and poor were remembered and all seemed to be gay and happy but in the midst of their mirth the scene was changed Forest Foley who vas dressed up to represent Santa Claus fewlminutDUt a few cool heads succeeded in subduing the flames and restoring quiet to the excited audience kToung Foleys hands were badly turned and he was slightly burned ibout the neck and face Crab Orchard will lose some of her good citizens in the near future ike Herrin will soon go to Stan brd to take charge of the jail D B JSdmiston one of the best citzens of our town has a govern neat position in LouisvilleandI has gone there to iis wife and little daughter Miss Lillie Paxton will go in the near future The citizens of Crab Orchard may well feel proud of Mr Edmiston as a fellow toypnsman 3e is about 45 years old born and eared here never was known to smoke chew take a drink of whisky or swear an oath has been a strict member of the Baptist ihurch from his boyhood He was always in his pew in church unless tray from home and he and his estimable wife will be sadly missed in all work tending tothe upbuild = ug of the Chute May prosperi ity attendithem imj their new home andrpaylheylivelong todo good 111 1 make others Tiappy vas they have always done while here MATRIMONIAL V o JONES CARMEN John Jones he oldest son ofthe late Jim Jones find Miss Vola Carmen of Jellico Tenn were married last Fr diy RIGSBY BURroNMr Dick Rigsby and Miss Fannie Burton came here Tuesday and were united in the holy bonds of matrimany RASH KIRBYAt the home of the bride Miss Nettie Rash and Mr James Kirby were made prie Rev B S Diivault performed tlie cerenioti3ys vq t WABD 3 r 9 M C Sowder eit for Wooldridg Tenn xonday J C Renner is stepping high j its a girl born Dec the 28r t Died Dec 24 the baby of Mt and Mrs Mitchell Cummins Rev H T Williams tfhp hj s been seriously ill for some time is improving fast Misses Allie and Polite Moo e returned Saturday from a visit to their brother at East Berustadt J U Wallen says he Js doing fine in the goods business if the people will just keep coming to trade with him R L Bray says the Signal sufel forgot that he was the one tha auctioneered the goods offat Mt Vernon Dec 24 Well we have two weddings t report this time W H Cress wa married to Miss Susie Cummins Dec 19 and J J NortoD lf Mix Ella Wallen Dsc 24C VVe hear that JC Graves will move to day T J Graves wit move to obe hotf e vacatedbyJC Graves and J C Cummins will gi to the house made vacant by Tj Gravest i +pFAVORABLE COMMENTS 0 The Mt Vernon Signals Christ mas edition was no slouch It was a credit to the editor and publish IerEvenhg Post The Mt Vernoll Signals Christ mas edition was a hummer y Ir contained eight pages of reading natterpictiires i f romin Rock castle people and vyfill setf ads and would have been a creditti a town many timeslargrr tudn Mt Verno We congratulate Editor Albright on his splendid effort Interior Journal NOTICE Those owing accounts made while at Orlando Ky will please cone in and settle and thereby save costr I cant wait any longer you will rind me at Wildie Ky G T JOHNSON If Schley can get all those naval birds under oath in the trial cf his iuit for libel against Maclays pub fishers the fatherswiUfly It might be supposed from tile itles of itnew police officials that Vow York had been put under unitary government llead= achSick headache nervous head ache tired headache neuralgic headache catarrhal headache headache from excitement in fact headaches of S as quickly and surely curedwit DR MILLS J tiPainAlso all pains such as bac neuralgia sciatica rheiw pains monthly patnsr Dr Miles rain pr weight in mer Arkat cured fay when not bra pain a out 9i should pills tj r MR- SThrougr peopleh tend Socfa tions trav etc with ativqj whey pcoach of a they are excelle SldL kAalJ 25 Dsr 25- Dr riMaac Mdi F j 1 THE BARK OF MT VERNON H MT veRNON KY OPENED igooj u CAPITAL 0TQGK CG WILLIS RES AS T ADA W I RJGHARDS CASHIER AHF DIRECTORSJonas McKenzie Geo Fiitz Rrtfeger Rod Perry Vincent Bo eing We solicit accounts of firms and indj tion is given c hle ions entrusted to usdiOar friends and patrons are t First National OR STT NFORD KY Capital Stock 5100000 Surplus DIRECTORS J J WHa ydenV P Waltoii J H Collier Q Ried TjPHill SH Baughraan W J T Harrii 3ItEWe solicit the accounts of the citizens of Rockcas counties assuring them prompt and careful at tentid a ness intrusted to us Personal application anatence with a view to business relations it 2Y z J S HOCKER Pres MO J McRO A A McKINNEY Asst Cashie bNNIE OW y i rY U1 D E 1Yj l a rfS 1 stock mbaiming a Come and seegrain that leave the ci ORD r a ttr i k a rtiMpT- s 1 r t j f f7i i tfir j t i i l x m n L n a 7 fitVemop Signal FRIDAY JAs 3 JQ02 Published every Friday by DAS ALBRIGHT SUBSCRIPTION ONE YEAR IOOFa Advertising rates made known on application THE Hon R C Warren of Stanford has formally announced ellas a candidate for the fc atic nomination for Con Gighth district as has bllard H Carter of tv andwhile the ouzpresentno IPllStlil ti generallythe en voltld ve no one the three hat is the years Mr rented his people ays been found equal rgency Senator Car everal years has strict in the State ys proven him jy trust imposed C Warren who pr county Lin of recognized erling qualities character and iodel representa choice and vote elieve will be of district regard al feeling the Philippine case in which f the House victions bee a 9 il r ryy rat r mimi r LEVEL GREEN X f o r Well the old year with its joys and sorrows its succeses ditsf andtiswere and not one of Adams race 1fby him upon the sands of time that would not rather have washed Ibe but impossible therefore us start 1902 with new and stronger good resolutions A protracted meeting is now in progress at the Christian church conducted by Rev J L Davis and men from the age of 65 years down to the youths are being converted Rev D R Gentry was elected W 11 of Woodstock Lodge F A M Dec 27th C H McKin ney S W4and S F Brown T R i courtshipSof nearlY two years at 1fartiiiI onJGns Science Hill where her wail enter i school He is an old pupil ofours and one of Pul skis best teachers while his wife educated herself for a teacher tho she never taught May their life be without a cloud Messrs John and Wm Inabuit of Pulaskf and E L Gooch three of our former pupils and now first class teachers in Pulaski and Lin coln paid us a pleasant and most welcome visit during the Holidays Come again boys for it does me much good for my old pupils to canon nie and spend a few days George Owens one of our most enterprising citizens not only sub scribed for the SIGNAL last week for himself but be remembered a friend in Texas with a copy Why cant more of our people do as Mr Owens did please a friend and help to buildup one of the best county papers in the mountains of Ken tucky We have just slaughtered some lOgS but alas my health ticipating as I used diately after such tly not o drunk anything tic ing t ere on cholacon rtl goin- ealtli e mean n of goo dge Lewisv v v c V ministration have a gen- building of in this part i so plentiful le are not yet Kfc makes want WJ LR 5VVARNON of Italy who has long horseflesh is rapidl- toautomobilist Y r Of 4p- edu o e car s vi MM StfK t janies MareCs Recollections New Year s Day iBSS t o J j Col J R Fish waS here from iPineviile jtEi tfin ID C Pbynterwentto Louisville Mr and Mrs J H Brown of Lancaster were here during Christ jmasV1 Young folks had candy pulling at sJamesF HHfWqod of Disputahta received shipment of french and jews harps i Joseph H Brown in from Lado uea Texas Town marshal Hubbard of Barbourville murdered Saturday Barbourvilles new years gift was a railroad which opened on 29th Dec to that point Walter Mullins death being investigated by friends Misses Lena Wigginton Alma Carson and Ella Ramsey paid Signal a call Hugh McHargue and Miss Ida Yant married at Pine Hill Tuesday Christmas tree was a success Tom Proctor town marshal com pliraented for keeping good order throughout Christmas Mrs Hallie Baker died at 12 oclock Monday night Andy Mason arrested charged with being implicated with som mons in killing Hampton James Merrick left PulasMi went through Mexican war heard his mother was deadwent to Indi ana came to Sommerset to get proof on claim for pension learn ed his mother was living on Brush Creek this county passed through Mt Vernon Tuesday on his way to meet his parents whom he had not seen for 40 yeais Signal in11 its Christmas Edition gave an extended notice of each of its advertisers The Interior J urn al after cgmplknenting the Signalf on its write tried i aoncejob Bal Chumley and Walter Mullins 0fell from platform on a moving pas bridgerBoth were instantly killed BRODHEAD JAN I l8SS villaYe with his presence Anew arrival a girl at W C CablesIdCharles Melvin died of hemorrhage of brains at Lily Buried a Brodhead BRODHEAD JAN r 1888 Mrs Jennie Edwards Mrs Sallie Frith Mrs F Francisco Mrs Culton of Parksville Mr and Mrs atlDlSPUTANfTA JAN I 1888 Wm Van Winkle of Madison county had his handmashed off at Scaffold Cane Common scpDols in much improved condition over former years W 1iJ tunstP from Madison unt1 IiJames E Crouclier sold a mule 65 Qn1p1ton liuiDowell had spell of insanity Thompson out from Garrard gctors cattle store is located near r Glade precinct The stablishmeotl how 1888IAN i o Madison o ed to ZTit is back fri i I Ib88 ob Pikes gUeVisitingh r Missfs er jsinj6m his I BrushY J i LkvEL GREEN El M Denny will begin stilling at once Cam Sowder will put up a saw and grist mill Thos G Lawrence on sick listrat T J Nichols t Jack Catron returned with his bride Saturday Only 5 r names appear in the list of sheriffs sale of laud for taxes for year 1887 James f White was Win Holdams mill near Bee Lick burned Firecrackers supposed cause A E Albright was clerking a few days in store of Perkins Bros Bee Lick in place of J B Perkins WABD Robert Bray and family were vis ting here Sunday J B Livesay went to see his girl A Mr Lawrence brought suit against his brother for 1750 for killing a pig worth 75 tss SAYERS SCHOOL HOUSE C G Owens on sick list W H Sowder gone to Pine Hill Sunday school reorganized Nice Christmas tree Lots pres ents Good order No liquor Large crowd Nice address by Rev A T Pike CULPEPER J C Granes has declined the proffered position of postmaster at Culpeper Log business has slackened on account of frozen ground Joe Renner dug up three rattle snakes yesterday Old Cull will make an affidavy At a social party Saturday night at Joel Pitmans big John Mink came in drunk and declared he was the wildest Mink in this section His actions so frightened the girls that the party was broken up As Culpeper was behind last week the Signal aught to give us a whole column this week Old Cull writestThis correspondents name in full lsMcClure Lawyers whose cards appear in Signal on new Years 1888 J W Brown McClure Williams J G Carter Jas R Cook Physicians J J Brown A G Lovell S C Davis Merchants Davis White M R Moore George Livesay Son vL J Miller Chesnut Kitts Wtstaves c son Bros M C D N Wil liams Drugs J L Whitehead Drugs C W J W Ping Moses N Langford Langford Sta LB Adams J E Vowels Mrs M E Brown Millinery Josh Bore ing shoemaker J 15 Allen under taker Dr 1 S Burdett Brodhead Occulist James Hix watchmaker Maret Vowels Co furniture manufacturers Thos Taylor blacksmithing Newcomb Hotel MP Newcomb Propr Griffim Hopper the flour and woolen mill men had dissolved partnership and the firm announces that in future it would be Griffin Hansel Mr T J Hansel having purchased an interest W H Jackson Co Liverymen London Hair Fallsr I tried Ayers Hair Vigor to stop my hair from falling One half a bottle cured me J C Baxter Braidwood Ill A er siirVigoris certainly the most eco nomical preparation of its kind on the market A little ofitgoes a long way It doesnt take muchof it to stop falling of the hair make the hair grow ayhairIf yoor druggist annot supply you expressyottabotfcifrOyour JOAlkltCOLowel5f 1 J CONWAY 0 W T Woodall has moved to Berea I LD C Pullins has built an addi tion to his dwelling Miss Florence Berry is visiting relatives ifi Berea tills week David Chenault was in Richmond first of the week on business Andrew Johnson has become a citizen of Conway puce more Mr Adam Knuckles has moved from Bell county lo this vicinity Mr Umphrey Azbill of week mond is visiting G W Jones thisII Mr E Owens of Knox county is here visiting his son George this week J J Wren and wife were in Madison visiting their daughter last week John LinvilJe and Ebb Gadd were in Mt Vernon last Saturday on business Mrs Laura Jones of Scaffold Cane was in Berea first of the week on business il 11storer pending settlementIIDavid Thompson left here last Monday and will locate in Ohio where he formerly lived Mr J M Nave returned from Nicholasville and reports having a a merry time while there MTs Harry Woodall of Whites Station Madison county is visit- Ing relatives here this week Mrs Palma Shockley was out from Berea last week visiting her daughter Mrs U S Berry Miss Luzie McGuire of Gooch land is visiting her brother W B McGuire near here at present Mr and Mrs G W Jones returned home last Wednesday from a weeks visit in and around Berea ARE YOU DEAF advice i rV B McGuire says send him the SIGXAI4he is tired of living out of the world without the coun paper reaching his household Melvin Sims the fqtirteenyear old SuB of M M Sins was run over and killed by tilt triu neat Snider Switch last Friday evening eMrs Otavia Dancy ofSt Louis served her turkey Thanksgiving Day Oil a platter 400 years old It vas brought to America in 1700 by John de Ia Pryme in whose family it had already been for more than 200 years IuepunL Old feBsomething every hardworking man is entitled to You may AlAKK SURF of itandat same tinge pro vide for yonr dependent ones in case you die before old age comesby in vourearntngsinment Bond issued by The Ao oal Lire Insurance Company OP Kentucky Remember they are INCONTESTA BLE FROM DATE of ISSUE We offer you in this an investment that cirri guaranteed results if that is the you are looking weve got it for YOUand were ready to taIlc fiiisfnesK ARE YOU C BECK JR SpeciniAzent State Drunk and Trust Biclt- rKlclituorxd 1Cy Miss ELLEN E BUTNER District Agent ML Vernon IAFor Infants and Children The Kind You Have Always Bought Bears the- Signature of ill1 Y t HJJIAa ALL CASES OF DEAFNESS OR HARD H ARE NOW CLALb-y our new invention Ouly those born deaf are HEAD NOISES CEASE I tl F A WERRflAW Or BALTIMORE BILTxMoI NUISESat Gentlemen Being entirely cured of deafness thanks to your you a full history of niv case to be used at your discretion About five years ago my right ear began to sing and this kept on lost niv entirelyI catarrh for three months without any sit ber of phvsicians among others the most eminent car specialist of this only an operation could help me and even that only temporarily that then cease but the hearing in the affected ear would be lost forevcr- I then saw your advertisement accidentally in a New York paper ment After I had used it only a few days according your directions and todav after five weeks mv hearing in the diseased ear has been entirely you heartily and beg to remain Very truly yours FA WERMAN 730 S Our fiatment does not interfere With iiour usual Examination free and ty for J YOU CAN CURE YOURSELF AT HOME mo coot INTERNA ONAL AURAL CLINIC 596 LA SALLE AYE CHICA 9 ILL GO TO JONAS IVKKENZIE MT VERNON KY for Everything in r Dry r Goods Clothing Boots and Shoes anu Qonaral IerchandiseJ C BEST GOODS AT LOWEST PRICES THE AMERICAN INVESTMENT COMPANY IncorporatedCAPITAL 25000 00 RESERVE SURPLUS r if 125000 00 AMOUNT PAID COUPON HOLDERS Sv 20000000 Address all conespondence to HOME OFFICE LEXINGTON KY GOOD TERMS TO FIRST CLASS AGENTS FIREn INSURANCE r HAVE lient- uckyCASTOR your Houses insured tin the OLD RE LIABLE New York Underwriters 4gency E SALBRIGHTAGENT 4r vMt Vernon Ky 0Q i 1 S nalOffice f e 3 TT T r f 1 i Y2 q t iii Mt Vernon Signal Mt VERNQN KY JAN 3 1902 LOUJSVUC NASHVILLE R n Co j f TIME TABLE 34 north 11053 m 26 north Ji2 a m 23 south 200 p IP 25 South 148 a m lAS LANDRUM Agent latercd t the Mt Vern a Ky Postoffice as see onflclass mull matter MASON Ashland Lodge No 640 meets 2nd Satur day 10 A in asSTJlT VERNON II A CHAPTER No 140 MEETS every FOURTH MONDAY at 2 p m CHURCHES Chmrian Holds services 1st 3r Sundaj at 11 a m and at 630 p in Presbyterian Holds services on the 2nd nd 4th Sunday morning and evening Baptist Church Services on the SecondI Saturday night and Sunday School at 9am every Sunday Prayer meeting on Tuesday nights PERSONALS 0 Jones Fish was here yesterday Jim Gentry is visititlg homefolks John H Fish is now working at CorbinJ Frith was up from Brodhead WednesdayC went to Cincin nati MondaySJohn Newland was up from Brod head Monday WL H Jcues of Wildie was here Tuesday Mrs Dr 11 Pennington is visit ingTelatives in Berea Miss Margie McClary liar re turned to Hamilton College- T A Stewart returned to Danville to College Wednesday W F McCbry made a business trip to Crab Orchard Saturday Judge Williams went to Coving ton Wednesday on legal business Drs R H Lewis and Jim Sams were in from Vildie Wednesday Miss Ida May Adams opened a school at Gravs Station Monday Deputy Collector W T Short was over from Richmond Tuesday Chas Stewart brought Miss Ellen Butner over from Wildie Wednes daySG S Griffin moved to his new residence in the western part of townUncle Feland Warren fell last week and hurt himself rather seri ously s W D Gibbs waSup from CHim Sulphur Monday looking well and hearty L T Stewart passed through to Maywood Wednesday up lumberMrs fo W W Grimes Lexing ton is visitiug her brother S C Franklin Mrs Willis Adams and daughter Elizabeth are visiting relati sat Paint Lick Mr and Mrs Albert Fish of Wildie were visiting relatives here WednesdayMrs Brown went to George town Wednesday to sell her stock of millinery Mrs Ann Richardson of Wildie is visiting Mrs Maggie Brooks at LaFoillette Teuni Mrs Will Casper arrived Tues day to visit her parents Mr and Mrs G W Gentry W J Rider returned from a business trip to his old home at Uptcu Wednesday Misses Flarida Josie and Mary Roberts of Flat Lick are guests of Miss Sallie Carmical JM Troxel and wife of Orlan do will leave shortly for Everett Mo to make their borne Louis Jones left Tuesday for Louisville where he will enter the Louisville Medical College Miss Cora Adams of Livingston is spending this week with her cousin Miss Bessie Mullins Suptelect G M Ballard Capt W R Dillion and son Wix were upIrom Livingston TuesdayJ Miss Rhoda White aftEra pleasant visit to relatives returned toner j home in Lancaster Tuesday Forest and family and W M Bussel left Tuesday for Santo Texas May their coffers soon beJ filled to overflowing and happiness and success join them is the sh of the Signal t t Judge JB Fish win move to Flat Lick soon ISTathan Welsh was over from Beient MondayS Dr Benton will return to B rod head and locate permanently Dr E J Brown was up from Stanford yesterday to see Mrs Fi L Thompson who is sick R N Owens of Salem Ind is visiting his parents Mr and Mrs William Owens of near Brodhead J M Craig one of the nicest and iJon1dayMrs William Stanley and daugh ter of Rowland visited the family of her brother Dl S Purdom this week Mr J HCr31g was here the last of the week hunting board for his daughter who will enter the Col lege Monday John Sayers Walter and Walker Owens three splendid young men from the West siddi made us a pleasant call Tuesday Claud Cox has been very sick this week with an attack of pneumonia but we are glad to say much improved at this time Mr Chas Forrester and family left Monday night for Knoxville to make their home The hest wishes of our people go with them Mrs Addfe House wici has been with her daughter Mrs Emma Fish since Mr Fishs death re turned to her home at Fountain Head Tenn Tuesday G W Owens of near Hans ford called to see us while in town Tues day and left two subscriptions for the Signal one for himself and one for liEs friend W R Whitis of Kempner Texas LOCALSS0 LAUNDRY Cossie Sutton has secured the agency for the Lebanon laundry at this phce MUST PAyThe first of the year is now at hand those indebted to me must come intat once and settle Dont thinK this dosent mean you for it does VM Poynter NOTICE Those owingacounts made while at Orlando Ky will please come in and settle and thereby save cost I cant wait any longer you wilt find me at Wildie Jy 6 T JOHNSON Mr Larkin Hicks of Brodhead won first prize in theOld Fiddlers contest at Stanfoid The prize was 10 jpSidMrjrank Vallan inham of Science THillgot sec ond money g There veIeight contestants BouGHT Mr J H Fish bought of James Hoffk his two story store room on the corner opposite Houk and Adams ig brick The house is for J Fish of Wildie who will put a big stock of general merchan dise in it about Mar ist Repairing will be commenced right away CoNcERtJohn E Pearce of Georgetown formerly ofthisj Jaee sttheCollegePearce is mandolin and guitar in structor in the Georgetown College and a fine musician having composed severalpieces alreadv Wo Wo Wont You arid Four Feet on the Fender being his favorites OiDINANCEJIt its regular meeting on Dec 18 1901 the Board of Trustees of the town of Mt Ver non passed the following ordinance The Board 61 Trustees of the town of Mt Vernon do ordain as follows That at the regular monthly meeting in April 1962 and each and every year thereafter the board of trustees of said town shall make and provide by ordinance the rate of taxation ori all property real personal and mixed that is subject to assessment and taxation in said municipal corporation alsp nowIsaid board in wholecr an part TIle taxes shall be due arrd payable on July ist 1902 and each succeeding July thereafter ajid shall not be greater than 50 cents ad valorem on all property within the cprporate limits of said town subject to taxation therein and a pblUtax on each male inhabitant ofsaId town over 21 years of age notexceeding one dollar and 1ifty cents i This Dee 8th Jcjo I ij T ADAS t f t EHM PRQEMY- iAttjitS MRrCrRc L Rev Hartsfiel4 will preach at the Christian church Sunday andj Sunday night j Since the big oil gusherin Knox cotJiJty oil leases in this county hafe advanced considerably Tliii prayer meeting at the Christian church has been reorgan ized find will meet every Thursday night KILLiiyMelvin Sims age 14 was killed at Snyders Switch last Friday by a train trying to get a dog from under the cars while moving W S Cummins writes from Springfield Mo that he arrived safely but had never unpacked his things as he intended to start in a few days for Oklahoma BLOWN OFF Claud the 7 year old son of Mr and Mrs G S Griffin had his thumb and fore finger blown off last Friday afternoon by a dynamite cap which he had picked up where Jonas Mc Kenziej is having a cistern dug dynamite being used to do the blasting NEW OFFICERS The Masonic Lodge F A M No 640 met and elected the following officers for the ensuing yean G S Griffin- V M U G Baker S W E B Cox J W Dr M PenningtoUj Secy H S Brannaman Treasurer HL Tate S D Nelson Griffin J D and J R Reams and F L Thompson StuardsC- ORRESPONDENTS For little over two years the SIGNAL has been under the present management and during that time eve have been able to almost double our subscription list which in a large measure is due to the splendid faithful and efficient work of our correspondents We hope to make this years pro gress at least one third better than last and by a continuance of the splendidefforts on the part of our correspondents which is assured we are confident our attempts will not be in vain NOTICE iOi I wish to thank my many cus tomers for the liberal patronage they have favored me with for the past ytar and hope to have a con tinuance next year ifit is agreeable with you But in order for me to accomodate you I will be compelled to call on those who owe me on the present years account to calland settle same We should settle in full at least once a year So I hope you will respond to this call and oblige- Yours respectfully N JONAS McKENZIE rgw OFFICERS On next Monday the newly elected county officers will take their seats The retiringfofficers have set a healthy example for their successors and quit lh clear records Judge Williams will go itf hi brothers lawypffice and follow his chosen pofession County Attorney P D Colyer has already gone to his new home in Anderson county and will devote his en tire time to the mercantile business Sheriff Henry Catron will return to his splendid farm neat Level Green Jailer G S Griffin will remain in Mt Vernon Supt W A B Davis will again go into the mercantile business in his old stand aftff Assessor Tom French will look after his rich bottoms along Roundstone Deputy Sheriff Tom Nicely and Deputy Assessor T G Reynolds will re turn to their farms while Deputy Sheriff Jim Wood will likely be given a place as guager County Court Clerk M C Miller will carry the keys to that office another four years 4 Land Stock and Crop vJohn Cress bought of J J McCall 20 hogs at 4Uctsi and some butch er stufl from other parties at 2 to- Ga cts fit NL Poynter sold to J Jv Purcell 2 mares arid harness for 135 RH Livesay bought of Mrs LouLiford her house in the West ern part of town for 350 FOR SALIA good young mare and mule colt 7 t Vt MRS EMMA isar 1 ui l i Mt Vernpm Bly J v Lee h3 bouglit 1W F- XcC1ajs caini lJY Reufrncreekc- oiI5 at1oJY J 4 f J rJ1 c L LIVINGSTON 0W T Meremee is very sick this week s Sam Ward Jrv of Louisville spent Christmas with Home fOlk lMr and Mrs James Honk of Mt Vernon are in town this week MTS Mila Pettit and daughter Lel are visiting relatives at Wildfe Miss Carrie Baugh of Mershon Xroads is visiting Miss Lida Cook Miss Georgia McFerrpn is the guest of her sister Mrs W JV Childers Miss Mattie Bills of Lebanon Junction is here visiting Miss Martha Hamm James Arganbright tahdfamilY visited relatives over in Bowman ville last week Mr and Mrs Cooper entertained Tuesday evening in honor of the young ladies visiting in town James Adams and Harry Lee are at Mt Vernon So many hearts are sad candy hearts andall- J S Calloway left Monday for Stonega Va where he has a position as clerk in a company store Mr and Mrs J R Stucky have returned from an extended visit with relatives at Charleston S C Miss Sue Elmore of Rowland returned home Saturday after a pleasant visit with Mrs Anna El more Miss Susie Dillion of Crab Orch ard was the guest of her cousin Miss Linda Dillion through Christ mas week Tipton the little son of J S Singleton and a little child of Steve Carson each have a severe case of pneumoniaUncle Owens who is visiting in Missouri is greatly im= proved in health and will shortly return home Kfr and Mrs JH Hagin have returned to our town Mr Hagin has accepted a position with McKinney and Hocker John1 Farmer and family have moved to Elizabeth top Mrc and Mrs James Bunn Have taken roomsat The Eight tables Both Mtand Mrs Thos Lasley re turned home Tuesday after an ex tended visit with relatives ad Stanford Burlington and Walton KySMiss Nannie Griffin of Mullins Station who was the guests of Misses Nannie MaddriX and ora Tubbs returned home one day this week r Miss Fannie Redd of Crab Orchard Miss Annie Thompson of Mt Vernofl and Miss Let tie Cald well of London are the guests of Dr and Mrs Cooper Miss Ed Blick of Covington who has been visiting thii Dillion ail Ballard famlies returned home Wednesday accompanied by Miss Ella May Saunders of Stanford Madam Rumor hath it that Reuben and a certain handsome young widow of this place will soon be joihed in wedlock when Reuben comes to town Rev W G McCready Supt Iissions of the Protestant Episcopal fll church will preach at the Presby terian church here on the second Sunday in January This gentle man comes here by direction of Bishop Burton with a view of establishing a school and it is hoped that all of our citizens will give an encouraging word and lend a help ng hand If the Episcopalians start a school here it will be a good thingand we should all help it along For further information see Dr John S CooperS Rain and have no effect harness treatedtlJwith Eureka Har ness Oil It re sists the damp keeps the leath Wcr soft and pli able Stitches do not brcak No rouShsur face to chafe Rndcut The Jlooking new but wears twice aslongbythe use of Eureka HmcssOilSold I every where hi cant allI b t tawiardOil c XOIL I j HOUK MT ADAMSI HEADQUARTERS I FOR BARGAINS BOO ADAMS j J IHAVE Everything usually h Hulled byallt merchants any human body can bo satisfied injfe prices and quality f 1s H o u K IA D A M s osiery Not ions ladies and gents furnishings iiting cloth Oilcloth J nly too cheap nderwear not to be nderestimated nobby andSinds of goods we cant be undersold 11 goods guaranteediind I 11 prices reasonable o not miss aily theseI vail II people cshoulclI ens suits to an or boy sllftfI o come and elect and get bargains I CO IBut for sure DONT You 834c2 cU LOWER PRICES HOUK ADAMS i1ir JLIVINGSTON KY IC 7 firstclass general Saddles Bridles Harness collars and haues We are constantly receiv arrivals of goods supply veff1Spromptly call and learn pricsSY COALSCORNi1 Agents for BesSBrand Fertilizers also kinds toolsSGoods delivered in any4 of promptly Thanking you for past years hope by fair dealing merit a continuance c bring us your country produce and get the hi price Phone 253 rings HOUKA jjBig brick N SUCCESSOR THEO WESLEY The Place to Obtain FreshALSO Patent MdicTines of Perfhnef t SafictJA j c j oiter Articl CIGARS AN D TOBACCO Paints and Oils f C H FRITH = BRODHEAD KENTUCKY is r E today COME tomor row COME any time your own interest be to come BUY FROM US until llferdon fail t05ee US before you buy WewiUsave Time and MoneyJ Can goods ft R I1 Big Bargains inC- LOTHING SHOES HATS PRY GOODSAND NOTI- ONSWJLLputUon tppq Seh1g- 01Wn BETTERS AT THAN YOU CAN GET ELSEWH1R nt J r ILAIft r i i fjtug new And will you Hay all farm towa all the to CHASCDATO rp ffa1fhOllIs t IIIi Win r 2 ej Run jfterthem1 Low I Prices and High ialities CORRECTED EACH VfeKK BY lCH FRITHSArbuckles Coffee XfvJl 12JLJe Lion Coffee 12 fxxxx CoffeeJ I2 c Good Green Coffee IPc 12c bblSper IplOUrjlain ne 400 Pami1y1 300 a io Ib Ioo O c r SWlbr rk per of D Boone Soap JsgcfiV best per gallon Calie5t Grades 5c1S VJJ Lt PAY IfIG EST i couNTRva4r 11V45 5555fJCANT Afford j L T 1TO EalJfI lt Tri man whoysthat forgets thaaiungproprldoe- S economy ancUhe fact ishe cant afford KOTatopwut HOW ofn ru require topaint is argdepndn jxii l- i the paint you 1is c i f The Sherman Wilhaths fhit18 p r r t out lastotkrs They are the mos tscouQ pintayou aniscJ f because tntycov r HK it and year longest A3ttY ibis tIeirjood sf a ar n and you hive peiiectSLtAjSIrA1 They are =for many diffireut Vliat I tnta house Miiotit cJ th- eouIewe ever it i y fl or auy 1Wt t uL tLO that pthcdtit t 9Jle 041 lapdshmittItSOLDY 5t 7j S5S j i 4 i wb i+ r t t e t0t 7 4 4 1 h X 1 J J ft r J Yi I- N awIGii t j 3 jcf 1 3 = Rt9Ji =m ill1e Y House 2 Wi J RIDER PRO- PRmeadquarter k Ii for 0omrnercial Men 1J9t r at all trams a TieY Verandaf jv Hotel JOSEPH COFFEY PROPR 3 Nr 5ta11f01dsKy Specially equipped for traveling floorJ1vABatli rooms to guests JJQ3RKTJIS 200 per dayi Hotel Frith R L COLLIER Propr Located at the DLdrrJ cq BRODHEAD KY OD LIVERY ATTACHED fall Trains Day and Night ig Men and Railroad Solicitedall trains f Tyreea AL WORKS pead Ky Monumentssr nombstones t FIRSTCLASS TION GIVEN FoLr t ROUTE- s RTH ST i j 1 r A 19Ot- m + Jref iJ 13ESi LINE I r = i rl i Lidianapofis Lae0ria and f J t a Chicago Lf U JNFOKkATiON cheerfully fur tjiiished onapjplication at City Ticket- Office RIG FOUR No 213 FTJRTHAVENUE or write to lA S GATES t i 1 General Agent I LOUISVILLE JCY tti New Fttst Train I i 6L R O ADQ UTAHAN D 4PACIFIC COAST- fE In effect Sunday May igth r The new trait will leave St Louis r F g oo a m daily the evening train i to same points ioTp in daily Throngh sleeping car service be itvpeen St Louis nn Francisco and Northwestern points Only line k f tua qoesa twice daily Bxcurslon tickets now on For further Inftfrnration saleIR T MattKews Ty = iuisvilic1Y r= H o r0 WNaND GclLPas rv t Auld l t 4rf vsv7 Louis rv alitfS td S I W rea I1 ut the Vrnt1I1 Sjna- 1feef ir r t1 Il7r r j Looi HereC 0 THI FISH Restaurant is the place to go vlien you want fresh OYSTERS FRUITS and NUTS and a fine line ot TAP FEY CANDIES and all other STICK and FANCY Candies FRESH bread nd fancy cakes l c A fulllineof can good Staple and Fancy Groceries COME when you want hot Vegetable Soup and Toast beef Warm lunch at all hours Inbase ment old brick hotel I H FISH 1 to write for our confidential letter before ap moneyWe and TRADE MARKS or return TIRE attorneys fee Send model Njor photo and we send an I JURIED i FREE report on patentability We the best legal and advice and our charges are moderate Try us SWIfT COli P tent DaWJf JS1 Opp US Patent Offi Washington DC COURT CALENDAR COUNTY COURT Fourth Monday in each month QUARTERLY COURT Fiist Monday in January April July and October CIRCUIT COURT Second Monday in February Fourth Monday in May and Third Monday in Sep temberMT VERNON POLICE COURT Third Monday in each month KOFSMiTIt 21 MT VERNON KY MEETS every est and 3rd Mon day in each month 730 p m G 2O S GRIFFIN COM AI eH CJRNISH REC KEEP U cJ t USEl1 F 8IgJ Th1FY Prop I ONDONT e HEADQUARTERB for fCoin merciai men Good Sample Room and convenienttoDep Rates 3per day M L l ERS DentistVZRNOIJ KY- FIRSTCirss1 WOK OFFICEAt the Rice property PHONE No 3- PA S Penmngton D D S M D IDEIJTST 1ST W Cor Third and Chestnut Sts LOUISVILLE KY Will be at Miller House Mt s ernon during all Circuit Courts R rs Villiamsr t orneyMalry La r 1 NiT rilQN tKY J6 pposlteC c C2V ama I ttorneva14awx11 Tim OFFiCE On 2rcfloor of The Bank of Mt Vernon on Church Street Special attention given collection j Furniture and Undertaking l A f lEnd complete stock All 1idf filled promptly Motto Best goods and lowest prices J A M U 11InS XL 8ISueceseorsto Blankenfeliip d Mullin all LIVINGSTON KENTUCKY M LUti56oTaTtFu- rnihe j witlx every Cenven J nceand Comfort f FTubb = Pr- LIVINGSTONtKY SA N LK rooras fpr Gommercial5mftnf l f ft o NEWS ITEMS l fl Iii Ohio one person in ah 460 has been adjudged insane TV A million dollars a week is the cost of theUnited StatesarmI Washington and Buffalo are to have a buried telephoneconnection Therejs one titled personage to every hundred r commoners in Russia The hayhnestedin the United States in 1901 amounted to 5 IoooI 000 tons The oldest secret trade process is the manufacture of Chinese ver milion red The longest horse car line in the world runs fifty odd miles out of Buenos Ayres The ratio of mortality in Switz erland has decreased onefourth in thirty years The Eastern Trunk railway out of London carries OOOOoo passengers in and oat daily Last year the saleofagricultural machinery in Greece was fourfold that of the preceding year HOMEAI1i1J I111 LIlJ Does your horse feel his oats What n difference between the grainfed and the grassfed horse The first strongand full cf ginger the second flabby weak and tired out before he begins The differenceoChildren are not alike either One is rosy brighteyed full ofliffAe and laughter another ii pale weak arid dull The reed ingagirifis lcsponsiblc- Sickly children need special feeding They dont ufeel their oats Scotts Emulsion adds just the right richness to their diet It is like themhorse The child gets new appetite and strong digestion Scotts Emulsion is more than food It is a strong medicine It rouses up dull children puts new flesh on thin pedetScotts Emulsion makes ordi nary food do its dutyThis picture represents the Trade Mark of Scotts Emulsion and is on the wrapper of every bottle Send for free sample SCOTT BOWNE 409 Pearl St New York Soc and i all druggists LOUISVILLE HENDEFLSON o ST LOUIS RY l DOUBLE DAILY TRAINS BETWEEN r LiiivlHe sad St Louis TrainFb6tala1 Trains Ppr TCtt sh iu Information address J LRWEl G1p t1b LOUIZtfILLEKY yik i L OLD HICKORY CHIPS BY Our Associate o Editor Manna is neither fool nor cur- He may not be aide to beat Roose velt but hell give him a run for his money It cannot be truthfully said that New York is free from open gamb continIuesSix States Minnesota North and South Dakota Montana Idaho and Washingtonare now in the fight against the big railroad trust Mr Roosevelt dropped public business during Christmas week in order that he might devote his entire time to strengthing the Roosevelt machine De Wet licks the British often enough to keep John Bulls South Alrican troubles from being forgot ton either by British taxpayers or the rest of the world If the Ohio scrap between For aker and Hanna be the Roosevelt antiRoosevelt affair as many believe it to be it will add to the fun of the democratic spectators Col Waltersou hints that in making a monkey out of Tom Platt Mr Roosevelt was marely taking the first step toward estab lishiug a political menagerie Billy Mason has bloomed out as the champion of the fake publishers who object to being denied second class mail privileges Better look out Billy you are playing with fire According to some of his friends Gov Shaw accepts the Treasury portfolio with a mental reservation hell be for Roosevelt if Roosevelts nomination is a certainty otherwise hell be for Shaw Hasnt Secretary Long worked that 1 dont want to retire under fire dodge about long enough He will be under fire deservedly too as long as he remains at the head of the Navy Department Tile AntiTrust Leage caused suits to be brought for the revoca tion of the charters of several Ohio railroads Hon Tom L Johnson Mayor of Cleveland is interested in the prosecution of the suits Republican Congressmen are be ginning to apologize for the high salaries paid American officials in the Philippines It is only a question of time when they will be apologizing for American owner shipThe bare mention of Schleys name Before any assemblage ofmen arid women never fails to evoke ap plause Even the staid members of the American Historical Associ ation which recently held its annu al convention in Washington was roused to enthusiasm by the incidental mention of Schleys name by its chairman There is a meaty ing in this sort of thing that Con gress will be wise to heed WOMANS REUEf A really healthy woman has llt thonneeds to Imve ally Wine of Cardui will quickly relieve those smarting menstrual pains and the dragging head backand side aches caused by falling of the womb and irregular menses nIEOFCAR UJ has brought permanent relief tol 1000000 women who suffered every month It makes the men strual organs strong and healthy It is the provision made by Nature to give women relief from the terriblo aches and pains which blight so many homes Gwosmoop LA Oct 14 timeIuntilIfore I had taken all ot it Iwas relieved hawonderful a Mas M A Yorar tome The itterAeaddresayrect I p The Cbtasooea c oe attaanoega T- hanIiiIiuiiI = aI l Vf1 bus Inc3 You aQ dijv Dor lt9 atilt 11ii itass bee in use for over 30yc 39i s bor3io siraatie oft illbeen rzraer his perf infaneALaft iVvjr o one to yon in tiiigi All Counterfeits Imitations and f Jistassood are fcafr tno iieaUUcf 3erlzuenInftmtsn IA pf n u1 Wht Hp B OhAAtlt- nteCastorin is a harmless sl fjr Castor Oil Boric Drops and Soothing Syrups Ifc is Pleasant Ifc contains neither Opium TIorpliinc nor other Sareoiia substance Its ago ia iiJ guarantee It destroys TTorms and allays Feverislmess It cures Diarrluxsa and llTIiid Colic It relieves Teething Troubles cures Constipation and Flatulency It assimilates trio Food regulates the Stomach and Bowels giving healthy and natural The Childrens PanaceaThe Mothers Friend t CENUiNE CASTORIIA A1fS ii Bears the The Kind You Have Always Bought In Use For Over SO Years ITHE T7 STREET I LOUISVILLE immediately TELL EM THE WILL M Signature of 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