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Digital page images are linked to the text file. ty i l ot y f 51 U ru1Un c L1E e VOLUME XV j NUMBERVERNO lEt FRIENDSTO BE BRA VE AND FEARLESS ANDLVY4LTO THE GREAT t COMMON PEOPLE n 6 WACHTllis Space Next Week tnJL ati tJt y wa U G iBA iKETJ i Gum Sulphur 0 Mrs Dora King has been sick for the past week Mi L T Stewart was here last Thursday taking up lumber Our old friend Joliu Haggard is enjoying better health this winter than usual- tire John Bunch has moved to Mr Kings property near the Sul phur spring A Mr Robins of Middlesboro has bought the Rube Wilson farm near here for 3000 Mrs Lula Love who has been risking her parents at this place left Tuesday fbr Parksville t Mrs Tabitfca Roberts who has been very sick for some time we are glad to say is much better Mr W VV King and family have moved to his fathers to help care for his aged and afflicted parents Mrs Cora and little Harvard Gibbs have been visiting her mother Mrs M J Yonce who is very sick Mr N D Witmot has ordered a new stock of groceries and is going into business in the store room in depotMr nry Turner and family also Mr R E Brooks and family started for Texas some days ago They think thetc Lone Star State win be their future home Gum Sulphur is very much like the Irishman who had fallen into a quarry hole Another alarmedf- came to the margin of the hole and called out Arrah Pat are yes kiled entirely If yere dead spake Pat assured him from the bottom by saying in answer No Tim Im not dead but Im spachless So Gum Sulphur has not been en tirely dead but spachless CONWAY 0 tV D Kelton and family of An niston Ala are visiting his father here this week refft a VIS- ItipClark county Smiling James Wood of Wildie was In our community last Thurs day on business Mr Charley Hardin left Friday last for Hamilton Ohipj where h lias secured a good job Mr E Owens returned to his home in Knox county last Thursday after a pleasant visit with relatives here Our friend M L Kelton has becomes great lover of the SIGNAL and it has his patronage and best wishes for its success On last Thursday Mr and Mrs M R Jones were summoned to W W Wrights at HusSonville where Mx Wright a son and two daughters tare very lob with typhoid fever and as your corres pondent isirt tqnford at this writ ingwe arljvi formed that Yt1gbttis riot expected to Jive l r a jfev hours A lf i CRAB ORCHARD IP w M Condor is on thee sick list Walter Edmistou is visiting his father Mrs Condor has been visiting friends at Parksville Charlie Likens who was shot by Hiram Grant Christmas died Monday the 6th J S Dameron still continues very sick He has many sympa thizing friends here Mrs Mary Bronaugh of Dan ville spent Holiday week with her son R H Bronaugh ChiIsick with pneumonia inthat cit Mrs LEFisb and daughter Miss Allie have returned home from avisit to friends in Lexington Miss Jennie Payne spent several days at Harriman Tenn where her brother Joe is attending schoolJim Buchanan colored was tak en Tuesday to Stanford to board with Mr Herrin about thirty days for appropriating coal from W E Perkins coal house in the night Dr and Mrs Stapp opened their school on the 6th This is a good opportunity for the young lady or gentleman to attend a good school without the illconvenience of leav ing home Moving seems to he the order of the day Ike Herrin moved to Stanford Tuesday i guess he will not feel lonesome in his new home as some of his Crab Orchard friends will be there to greet hire Mrs Rr Bronaugh went over to Lexington Monday to be the marriage of her son presentatI Bronaugh to Miss Effie The groom and bride will start at once for his home in Purcell 1 1IMrs Sue Holmes who has be absent from Crab Orchard for about three years has returned with her two little granddaughters to make manyfriendsamong them again The year 1901 is gone went out at midnight without halting even for a moment to give us time to look backward on its hours to see goldenhoursbye old year with all thy joys and sorrows thy hopes and fears thy earthsendlandopportunities for doing Could it but speak what story could it tell of deeds done by our hands Per haps we might best spend a fev moments of the present in reflect ing on our deeds of the past Has the world been made brighter and happier for some of our fellow outIanIniPed thee tchingbenrttire injunction which tells us to weep with those that weep and rejoice with them that rejoice Ru- tthe old year is gone buried with antd weve us op a Jttfui lQneshallelLcfr I R L PORTER A NOBLE YOUNG MAN PASSES AWAY 2 After aniilnessof drily ohe week R Lvfcorter died last Sunday rap of acute congestion of = the brain In the deceased was to be be found all that goes to make up a node young man He was honest and straightforward in his dealings sober polite and acco modating and full of push and energy He was born in Clay county January 23 1876 received his education in the College here taught a number of schools in this and Clay county and stood high in Masonry having taken the Royal Arch degree About three years ago he took charge of the TbJohnson at Orlando When the stockwas purchased by J C Chen ault Co he was retained as general manager and which position he still held at the time of his death much to the satisfaction ofI his employers He leaves an aged father and mother Mr and irsI James Porter who live at Benge Clay county and two sisters who live in this county Mrs Dr M Pennington of Mt Vernon and Mrs Abe Evans of Orlando The burial took place Tuesday with Masonic honors near his old home in ClayI5 C VE rW A Falin is on the sick list VT Sharp will move to Jelico in a few days II James Proctor and family left Satuday for Everett Mo where they will make their future home Mr and Mrs SVB Ramsey of near Mt Vernon were visiting Mr C Bryant and family Saturday and Sunday rlfr and Mrs 11J Hackney were up from Jelicoto attend burri al of Mrs Hackneys mother R E Bell moved over near Pine Hill Tom Eagon now occupies the house vacated by Mr Bell James McHargue has moved to purchasedfrom Riddleaing relatives here Died Mrs WH Proctor died Janend ofcorisumption She leaves a husband and five children bereavedftitaYcotnni rjltY r Jtd IL Ii DISrUTANTA o Little Stella Anglin of Qooch land has returned home V There waspreaching at the Clear creek Baptist church SundayIMaster George P went Berea Jan ist to enter college Mrs Sarah Hoskins of Big Hill is visiting home folks this week Miss Nan uieC Lake spent New years with friends at Clear creek Mr Lee Chestnut of Mt Vernon spent Christmas With his U n deI Mason Anglin Mr James E Ham mend of this VBIHarriMiss Annie McGuire who is at tending Berea jCollege visited her arents last Saturday and Sunday l1insptlvaeats Mr and Kirs R AV Swinford Mr Willie Loiig of Desoto Iowa who has heenvisitngbi uncle Mason Anglin has returned home Cood Croucher was fined 20 in Squire JX19 Reynolds court for disturbing Religious worshipat Clear creek church- Coalconsuuiers need expect n S benefit from the entry of tleblg steel trust into the coalmining field The trust that does anYthin for tile benefit of the consumer i yet to be b rnIMuch rot is being written under the guise of criticism of the demo crats iri Congress The only fault we have to find with the democrats in Congress is that there are not enough of them mid that fault is likely to be remedied at this years elections f HowAbut- Your HeartFeel your pulse a few minutes Is it regular Are you short of breathafter slight exertion as going up stairs sweeping walking etc Do you have pain in left breast side or between shoulder blades chok ing sensations fainting cr smothering spells inability to lie orx left side If you any of these symptoms certainly have a weak h yeuI and should immediately MeV Heart Gere- Mr F II Oaks of 3snestoArarK S sayfExccsiveaffected irv IeartrI suffered severe bout the heart anti in the left shoulder and side while the trrlptatgrt would awaken HJC from aiy sleep I began taking Dr a4 iIes rt Cure and soon pcnnmenticlic Sold 17 a I DratbsDr MHcsJrFtledJcal CO1khZdh1d y t L s- THE BANK DFMT VERNON 1 V I JT eKNONKY OPENED 1900 h 21 CAPITAL STOCK aaw t C C WILLIAMS PRKS JAS T ADAIiSaW L RICHARDS CASHIER A B FURNISH DIRECTORS Jonas McKenzie Geo Livesay Fritz Krueger Rod Perry Vincent Boreiag 1E Hojjk andinc1ividuaIsI Ji Bf B vv Vv A s N NIE OVJi UNDERTAKEtz Caskets Coffins Rotwv Kept in Stock a KOtders IJU Mail telegraph o tPromptly filled BRODHEAD f I NTVCKY t 1 GRWF1NS r and FUNERAL DIRECTOR hs Mt Vernon Kv r StockCompleteFINEHEA8Eittdbl fl und3 base Imbalmiiig done on short notice v T Come and see me anything I have not got can getfor 3 011 on first train that leave the CIty T r O F pi5RS by wire mntlyFilled ii tr t ASTHM CUIE FREE= T z ASTHMALENE BRINGS IBS t tir RELIEF erinanenL Cure DLAJI Cases SET ABSOLUTELY FREE ON RECEIPT OF POSTAL K CHA1NE9 4BcYEAft FORlEN 1 Can f HERE is nothing h AstUmalenCv It brings in Jstunt relief even in time worst c sesIt cures when ail else fails r The REV C F iis ofVil1a Ridge 111 says Yaur iriStbpUi of lthIllnetJ received in R condition I cannot J ilyoAuliou1ftaiikfut rreelto the good derived ibql itv iasa JavO chained rItisement for the curecif this dreldful and tormenting t disease astl ma and thou ht you had pvcrspok ft i yourselves but fesolviidlldj give ita trial To Amys astonishment the trial ictfcd like a charm SenS me a Jt ll sJie h fie y i TFmJAVIIIiFbym3il POfPAIDABSOLU F A FRE QF CHARGE to- litl jbJ illwii1e for it eLu on txbt ali ver naitcI 1hot ire de pit1Ing h0yyCieldT41 etvill relieve 4311 Ute 1be T orsc olrCJF tle lucre glad ie 1q TAFBRl h fIl Br g iismay iJ ijiii 1 j1t1C i ff Ls yZj SignalrFRIDAYIJAN 10 1902r Published ever Friday by EDGAR S ALBRIGHT SUB CRIPTION ONE YEAR 100- Adverlisin8 rates made known on afblication James BplcCreary jCaucus nominee for U S Senator THE LEGISLATURE Le Legislature met in its gular biennial session TuesI u Genald T Finn of unty the Democratic minee was elected he House The Hon i41 arton of Pendleton j was also a candidate r of the House withdrew iuade Chairman of ther 41i iSYblicans of both houses Klature held coucuses nominated a full list e voted for on Tues Democratic caucus irough In a whoop Utley of Lyon d speaker pro Message was i gad of which ie message in nt in expend1 ase in tax rate a roves work of St Commission ers iorough investi gatiInin expenditures or elinstitutionsAdvl these institutions be managed by a commission as the prisons are managed y Suggests a law providing a sys tem cf uniform text books Indorses appeal jofjState co LjitVj ngt6rT and State Normal School for Colored Persons at IFrank ort for larger financial as st Lance rSails attention to recommenda tions of the head of the State Mili tary Department Urges that localities be required to care for their own pauper idiots Recommends an appropriation for new State buildings Wants a graduated license tax on business of nonresident corpo rations not paying franchise tax- Approves suggestion of appro priatiou to enable the State to he represented at Louisiana Purchase Exposition POLITICS and POLITICIANS 1 0 i s A New York legislator has intros lhadtfceda bill making public flirting aiftisdcmeanor z Judge B L D GufFy entered oil his term as Chief Justice of the Courtof Appeals The Ohio Legislature convened Republican caucus nominees were v tCdiI both branches Mayor Low in his first message to the New York Board of Alder t men says the day of llie blackmailer jisgofie V v Xdniral SchleV was summoned othe WJiitelloufce where he had J1resldcht1f i t v vint etaitem 3orcmg liaa4 au- rr 1f itoi tgccd 4 himself a candidate for eclccton to the iletentliDistricttifSjt i 4J t LEVEL GREEN Ij The new year is upon us It has opened like its predecessors Jan tqcIthese willbe the harvest of death wherein we wll1 reap what we have Sown in the broad field of life and tlien a threshing winnowing and purging of the floor will take place and the wheat safely garnered but woe to the chaff Our school is in operation with Prof Teague at the helm Our part of the county has stood in the front rank in education for year being up with any other portion of Rockcastle and while the school life of many of our young men and women has passed into history and they into the different trades call ings and professions some law yers some doctors many teachers and quite a large per cent have married and retired to private life yet we have a younger class who need tuition and they must have it I am not able to teach now there helpingwont always listen The meeting at Christian church closed with 14 additions 13 by baptismThe aggregate age of the Evans family six in all two brothers two sisters one wife and one brother inlaw is 360 years or an everage 67AUSuch a wholesale conversion of persons who had passed the mend ian of life is rarely if ever known this verifies the language or assertion of the poet While the lamp holds out to burn The vilest sinner may return Esquire Leece came in last night to rob us of the books andrecords of our office which we surrendered Spuirehad ance for the outfit and said that he expected to carry itall in his overcoat pocketsthe whole outfit weighed 100 pounds only Betsy and the girls with a hired lady of sable complexion have been very busily engaged for the last 24 hours in the kitchen and they are cooking just lots and lots of good things to eat Lam satis fied that something new is going to transpire in the family for they are not doing all this for funno siree James Broyles bought of Shutts bros 100 bushels oats for 35 which he can sell for Soc per bu Thus we see everything except our cattle horses and sheep keep climbing There is nothing to highwaterbefore the vernal equinox has blown over and how poor devils as I are tobuy and pay for it I cant squealingreadymy graciousBetsy It is true eggs is worth socls to 25cts per dozen buy were 01 gatheredtogether strike now and promise no more work until warmer weather Betsy has 40 as pretty hens as your eyes butemay change the for I heard the old rooster crowing today buut this may be only a democratic blo- wofiof his and no reality mixed with it I would like a stock o hens that mean business the year round sich as Squire Branny man Esq owns dogifgood dog it is Price Wade Brown ofcoaILogeLynn ed to the Henderson farm and will devote part of his time to raising rabbits and froges He will form a partnership with Henry Brown in one and Loge Hasty in the other now will Leather Pate telluswhich part of the business Gentry and Brown will follow Uncle Bill bigfilewould be industrious were he not lazy Edgar Gooch wants a sweet heart and will pay the highest market price O EL Brown killed anIotherhave sent in my petition for ini sheyashuuCam was up from south tend today He reports All quiet Tnn tbePotomaoBiIl Hurst and Bill DeBord have formed a black smiths trust and Boss shoeing went up bets thefi st jump Bill Todd built anew flue for Betsys cook wthInutplace The Maccabees swarmed Kif1gJfU rs very y BUCK VARICON Mn Roosevelt is llga of anti seed tl at cannot faiL incroPI inievtp produce su crop of thlsti his aLL k GiJ 7 ti i 2 tc 4j 1 BRODHEAD o The Rev R R Noel passed through our town Wednesday Messrs AE Albright aridJ E Wallen both yerein1ft Vernon MondayRev AJ Pikeof our town ispending this week in the city o Mt Vernon asone of the board o county supervisors Mr and Mrs Herman Frith en tertained quite a number of the young folks T1esdayn Rht All report a very enjoyable time Messrs W A Carson aud Kes ler hoisted two of the biggest lights in our town last Tuesday night that was ever seen in Brod head Dr Percy Benton late of Mt Stoning with his family is moving back to Brodhead The Drs many friends welcome him back in our midst John and Charlie Pike who have been in Louisville for about a year returne home a and spent the Holi days with homefolks They have both returned to the city Bro Pike was unanimously called to Haysville Baptist church in Marion county last Saturday for the year 1902 Bro Pike has been pastor of that church for two years Mr Abner Winkler an L N freight brakeman who fell from a box car last Saturday night this place and who was taken fro Brodhead to the Lebanon hospital is reported as doing very well Messrs C H Frith also Frith Dunn have just put up in tront of their respective places of busi ness a one thousand candle power electric light This shows that these gentlemen love light and not Darkness Our public school closed on Thursday and it is said that Miss Helen Thurmon who has been with us asa teacher for the last three years will go back to Stan ford her home to spend the winter Miss Helens many friends will feel sad to see her go from our town for she has done much to improve our young people RELIGIOUS 0 regularJA protracted meeting at the New Chestnut Ridge school house- byconducted the Rev Steve MO of near East Bernstadt closed Sun day night with three addition Rev D Hartsfield has been call ed by the Maretburg church for the ensuing year The Rev Noelof Stanford preached at the Baptist church Tuesday night Services were conducted at the Baptist church Sunday morning andevening by the Rev ilev McGarity of London who has an appointment to preach her Sunday will more than likely uo offa a few days ago He is reported to be recovering rapidly PINE HILL 0 Miss Belle Berry is still visiting MargarettGuantis er at EastBernstadtMrs Law recce Rose of Livingston visite her brother Mr Jas Meadows this weekMr Jas Joyner was out from Corbin this week on busi nessDr Lovel was down from Mt Vernon Thursday to see Mrs H McFerron who is quite ill Mrs Jas Hall still continues very lov Miss Rosa McFeiron entered school at Berea last week and Miss Judith Sympson the Mt Vernon Institute this weekVe regret very much to lose these two youn girls butknow it will only be fo a short while when they will return finished young ladiesMr Wm Silvers leaves with his family wherefheMrs L Metesser entertainedat dinner Sunday in honor of her sister Miss Ash by of Madison Ind Mrs Metesser and her sister thoroughlyenI appointmentiers tention of the young people to the meeting next Sunday n ght of the Christian Endeavor ls this will eaxfp11att a L Metc ser is in New York thi- t wCtl1oilrbusinessF i =1fllEWS ITEMS o The population of the United States inclusive of outlying sions is now estimated at posesIII NIIfarearningsfIn the Frapkill Circuit Court which convened Monday the cases against Taylor and Finley were passed i The Supreme Court of the Unit ed States decided two cases against the railroads of Kentucky In one the McChord act fixing rates is held to be constitutional in the other the long and short haul clause is upheld I 1 4 JrMy wifehadadoepseated cough three years I purchased two of Aycrs Crrnr Pectoral 1 1pletely Probably you know orIcough medicines that llieve little coughs cut coughs except drcp ones 1 The medicine that has been curing the worst of sixtymyears is PLyers r Pectoral r Three sires 25ct We Afi dntjjlsls ttk6jitthen DRS R AND G GOLDSTEIN OPTIC SPECIALISTS O- FLOUISVILLE KENTUCKY IJ 0 L STEINFELD represen tative of the above firm of Optic Specialists of Louisville Ky wilt Verenon Ry on JAN I4TH AND 15TH for two days only We will examine eyes and fit glasses for all who need them The errors of the refraction of the eye are daily assuming more importance aad are engaging more than ever the attention of the Optician even the publics is be coming interested after discovering how much science is able to improve the visal power and aid th beautiets of nature in the same degree as th perfect ones It is a fact now geneally known and conceded by all Opticians and edncated Physicians that certain socalled Eye Disers stof year- gone by as well as many cases o chronic headache neuralgia and nervous prostration are due to eyeballdor to an ing media The more thoroughly one under stands tbe eye and the nature cf the refracting errors it is subject becomeSs essential it is that they should be carefully studied and sclera tifically treated with the proper glasses As I have devoted years to this study and asI make a varrious defects of sight it will certainly beof much benefit toaJI those who are suffering from O more of the symptoms neorI in this ad to accept the cordial in citation to visit us and have their eyes examined Exarninatiousfree all questions Cheerfully answered Office hours g a m to 3tp m i CASTORIFor Infants and Children Tiifi KiniVpilHave Always Bought thes dSinature of tiZ q r r trial has started in Ha INeelys in view of the tine it that stage nobody is trying to guess when it will eiicl 6 J GET j cquainted WITH the best Life Insur ance policy extantt h e New Perfection Pol icy issued by The Muua1 Life npuranee Company Of Kentucky It is liberal and comprehen sive and INCONTESTA BLE from the date of issue backed by a HOME com pany with over 3000000 assets twothirds ofwhich are invested at home At least investigate WONT YOU J C BECK JR Special Agernt State JSanlc find Trust Bide Richmond Ky ELLEN E BUTNER I1Iis District Agent Mt Vernon Kentucky L t1YEW tIiJbh Examination ra r Senators and Representatives will not find Panama mud popular and if they wise they win not put themselves in porhums to spattered with it Tlic boll weevil like the whisper scandal is a Hi lie thing but it i5 estirnatedthrft t destroyed 2425OO bales cotton in Texas alonelast yearThe damage done by the whisper scandal during the aaWe period was beyond estimates Senators and Representatives republicans course still go ing around Washington with how canlgetatthesurplus Express sipns on their faces On Jelliespreserves pickles spread a thin coating of PURE kelp them lhfIolutely moisture lIod acid proof PureKenneU Paraffine II al80 useful iu a dozen other ways about the house Full direction in package cvcrjAsrterc STANDARD OL L1S Ii i v r 2 HEAD i i E8 J f ALL CASES OF DEAFNESS OR HARD HEARNC RE NOUV CU ABbE by our new invention Only those bom deaf are mar able 1HE D NOISES EASE IMtlgEmATtlY a F A WSRK1AN OF EALTW ORE SAYS BALTISIORK 3Jd March 30 150- 1Gtnllemen Being entirely cured of deafnesp thanks to your treatment I now a historv of inv case to he used at your discretion Abut yc ra ago KJV right ear began to sing kept on getting were I left mv hearing in car entirely I underwent a treatment catarrh for three months without any sncceiS cenaulted umto ber oi pitysieiaus among others the eminent eat specialist of citT who mt onlyan operation could help tne even only temporarily the head heists woutd hut the env could be lost torevet u saw your advertisement accidemally in a New York paper ordered your treat mentl After I had used it only a few dvs according to your directions the noi3escee todav after five weeks my hearing in the diseased ear been entirely restored I thank you heartily beg to remain Very truly F A WERMAv 30 Broadway Baltimore Hd Dur twafoziant does not interfere with your usual occupation and advice free are be of of of of are and wm each Sold CO will give you full five and this until this most told that and that that then and and ud vonrs Yfii CAN CURE YOURSELF AT HOIV1E at nom1Rn cont mTERNA GfAL AURAL C11I9d1Ct 596 LA SAtE AVE GybILL First National OF STANFORD KY 1S0I406IDIRECTORSa J W Hayden W P Walton J H Collier M D Elmoro G Ried T P Hill S H Baugliman W A Tribble M J Miller and S T Harris We solicit theaccounts of the citizens of Rockcastle and adjoining counties assuring them prompt and careful attention to all busi correspondeence a Je S HOCKER Pres JiSTO J McROBERTS Casnier A A McKINNEY Asst Cashier GO TO JONAS MCKENZIE MT VERNON KY r for Everything in i Dry Goods Clothing IBoots and Shoes ana General Merchandise BEST GOODS AT LOWEST PRICES t = THE AMERICAN COMPANYar IncorporatedCAPITAL 25000 Ofc r 4irrUu ar Address all correspondence to HOME OFFICE LEXINGTON KY i f GOOD TERMS TO FIRST CLASS AGENTS t FIREINSURANCE HAVE REFE- PARAFIE Bank IyourAgency E Sr ALBRIGHT AGENT llt VernQn KGall at Sinal Offiie5 p J t 1i Mt Vernon Signal =Mt y RNON KY JAN 10 ig LouisyuLC NASHVKLC R R Co TIME TABLE 24juprth 1105 a m 26 north 112 a m 23 soutlj j 200 p ID 25 South 148 a m TAS LAXDRUM Agent Catered nt the Mt Vernod Ky PostcSce as ee ondclnss mall matter MASONIC Ashland Lodge No 640 meets 2nd Saturday 10 A In S 31T VERNON II A CHAPTER 140 MEETS every FOURTH IdOND at 2 p In herP1Presbyterian Holds services on the 2nd and 4th Sunday morning and evening Baptist ChurchServices on the Seco witFJ L PERSONALS 0rL T Stewart was here Wednes day Dr John M Williams went to Louisville James Maret has been on the Calsick4 U G Baker is suffering from an attack of erysipelas II Miss Lizzie Painter is visiting bitS Essie Painter Jailer J W Parsons moved chargeLloyd ser of iously ill Wednesday night t M R Jones ol Rockcastle was r thereyesterda3r Interior Journa1w J J Towery come up with Sam Brown Wednesdayn his license W A Coffey was here Tuesday looking after some important busi an ness i lerestsaRobt Saufley and George Meni fee two of Stanfords nice oun men were here Sunday Mrs U G Baker has returned n from a visit to her Parents Mr an- f dof Mrs H J Mullins Dr Lucas Shannon McKinney and and W 1i Fields were up from Livingston yesterday George Pennington was down the from London Saturday and Sun day visiting homefo1ksycMrs J J Brannamau fell tliwer other day receiving quite a serious woundBerea Citizen Attys J W Brown and C C Williams went to Lebanon yester day to take some depositions the f Rev R B Mahony wrote sever al policies of fire insurance in the County Monday and Tuesday Miss Kitty Poynter one of the college students had to go home Tuesday on account of sickness Robt Cook was accidentally shot by John Gadd one day last week It while out hunting Not serious Mr Preston Pennington of Lon will don and a brother of A Peuuin- ton of this place was here Monday f Dr A G Lovell was called to folHoustonsick Mesdames W T Brooks of Paris and Chas Spillinan of near Dr Harrodsburg are visiting home folks Dr 1f L Myers has rented FriKrKrueger two story brick cc in the western part of town and moved to it Mr James I White of Lanca er was here Tuesday havi brought a tomb stone to be plac idandS 1atStephens J A and W C Ttfullins Alv Sparks Charley Starks John Ma gee W R and W B Dillion J J and R L Smith Allen George Cash Hiatt W P Chestnut W YfRenpr INCSaul Brown An drew Cress Bo je whPltillussame of the familiar faces toe saw on the streets Monday g jf f1ic r 2Albert Hiatt Burdette Chestnut and Brent McClary entered the College Monday They are board l 02daary Leteher and Minnie Mitchell teachers in the College have taken th rooms in the old brick hotel rece ly vacatedby Mr and Mrs Turpin Dr and Mrs M Penningt Mrs Abe Evans J AV Landrtt S S Ball G R Reams and Louis Reams are those who attended t burrial of R L Porter from this county Supt nnd Mrs G M Bailt rdat CeeDavis They have rented the house recently purchased b7 Mrs Ella Baker from Mrs Liford and will move to it in the near future aftetYr a stay of sevral days with brother S C Franklin left ednesday fer Cincinnati where will accept a position with Lazarus Bros wholesale mil1icersJ R B Mullins returned fro ndoxville Wednesday mornii h a complete line of samples McClung Co for whom he will travel this year This is the firm Mr Chas Forrester represent fedLOCALS WANTED A fat hog that will weigh between 200 and300 pounds l at SIGNAL officeE Teaguae school at Level Green Monday lasttc Marshiual tot London Tuesday to answer a charge selling liquor unlawfully To THE ASYIUISheriff H4Tate took William Wood age 87 had been in the poor house for some time to the asylum yesterday oiOiloilwen on Copper Creek struck 4 feet vein of coalat a5 depth of only 16 feet groPLEvMts Georgia Coyle had an apoplectic stro Wednesday and has been in a state unconsciousness every sine She is in a very critical condition there is but little hope of her recoveryccMMuARRIEDWilliam oldest son of David Hysing andone of our most industrio men and Miss Ida hives ay e married Saturday night at the residence of the Rev J C Car ate mica who officiated FELL OrrAb Winkler brakeman on a through freight fell from top of a bar car a sort distance term below Maretburg Saturday nigh be receiving a rather serious wound about the head He was taken toThe Lebanon Junction for treatment SWORN INThe new con n officers after b sworn in b tlOtheis to be hoped that the admini- tration of the present incum be a successful and usThe mugch cient At the regular meeting of the Two O T M Monday night theM1 owing officers were elected and intComCh1pJain11 Pennington Sergant A B Furnish MasteratArms W A B Davis 1st biof Guards T J Pe 2nd M of Guards Aug- ueger Sentinel A W So ward Ude PicketJohn Rickles SU1MARRIED tsthe ynmost F Brown a rising young attor twoclockofficiatinglarmeuuntberoffriendsaudrelati yesPine A were present to witness the cere mony and enjoy the elegant repast Frinddelightful reception was gi erday at the bomeof they parents Mr and Mrs JwiBrown For a short time theyor make their home atLevelexthen come to Mt Vern ere young Mr Brown will foil clibsen profession law I SIGN AI eX1tndS its heartiestseon if1r l f i A1J 4 o o = N FIREBilJyHouk livingV allng u es y afternoon None of the family wee at home and before any one twoe SlVednestermorning getting donations for this unfortunate couple of young people favorablym IeNEV MILLINERY STORE Mrs Cleo Brown who has successfully conducted millinery establishment Georgetown has rented Judge J Alcorns storeroom on Lan caster street and will open a milli nery store there in a week or so She will have a lady from Chicago to trim for her Mrs Brown is a sister of Mr M C Williams of this place and is well up in her line business We are glad she has de cidedto cast her lot with its Interior Journal NOTICE OF SALE OF FRAN AELEPHONm F EXCHANGEIg ofSRAiD BIDS o will be received at the office of the Clerk of Livings tort Ky up to 12 oclock noon of Jan 18 1902 for the aleofafranchise to erect maintain and operate a Telephone Exchange torgether with the system of wires and poles in connection therewit- Said franchise to be in accordan with conditions specified in Or nanceNo 67 adopted by rgBidsst seaT in proposes to furnish with the names of ti various places in Rockcastle con n to which said Telephone servi begiven which shall be e bodied in girl be made a part said franchise Each bid must be accompanied 1Jarsturned in case bid is rejected Sa bigesth rdweek Trustees reserve the right to r eoeany or all bids J rCHEWNINGIS Clerk Announcementte Mr D B Chandler of Philoma oeurlast number t1Masterbecome a member of the sic class departmenter is one usMaMt Miss Susie Thompson our gradu of last year has begun a post gtIis the first recitalwhich will announced toinmusic class is progressing most satisfactorily Misses Fannie tityJan promao to fourth grade which co responds to junior class in Cc workisclasses in all four grades are and doing splendid work under theeffi direction of Miss Mitchell of the fourth grade pupils was Mattie Baker and Ma Houk have been promoted to the mediate departmentT formedPin te and Collegiate departments Much earnestness is shown by the students in all very Infintexpect term to be one ofunsurpassed excellence inre 0Theflourishing condition The enrollment of twentyone before the Holidays is now increased to forty Some of these receut ad diMrstions are Miss Judeth Sympsou Hill Argie Townseud Jen Baker Lena McClure Allie HoukIgc Walter and John Henderson ceplbegan Monday January 6th th nearly double the enrollment the preceding halfterm The number of pupils has not pronotess S9negether with name of recent addi tins to our roll f a t r th d i r Anew Greek and Latin class h been formed in the Collegiate de partment Messrs Lee Chestnut Eugene fu line McKenzie Brown1 James Peullil1gt and Miss Fau hie Sparks are the Greek rlass Misses Rika Baker Maggie Hansel and Messrs McKenzie Brown and D B Chandler are the Latin class v reOwing to increased number of pupils it has bean found necessary to make an addition to the faculty this has been most satisfactorily accomplished by securing Mrs A E Ewers to take charge of a por tion of the Intermediate work Those who know Mrs Ewers past reputation as a teacher must con gratulate the College upon ha her in the Faculty C L MingI metfBaker Rev A J Pike D N ViI composedtheWilliams Judge Lewis set the appointment aside andappointed a new board in part Bogie Phillips audG S Griffin taking the places JWBakerLIVINGSTON Prof Dickerson was in jtVer Saturday JKebrdieweedoDr E J Brown of Stanford was town a few hours Friday snortetrip to Crab Orchard Saturday I crs Ella Magee is visiting re LouisvilleofLewis Elmore and sister Katie Lee are visiting relatives in Row CrabtdOrchardvisited friends liege last Smith of Quail this county visiting his brother Jack Smith Miss Kittie Poynter returned home from ItVerno1Tues 1aY5 very sick Miss Bettie Wilmotof Brod head visited Miss Bertina Mullins week Mr J Childress of Orlando was guest this week of his son Dr J Childress Lewis Dillion moved into the house vacated by John Farmer day last week = A and W C Mullins John gee and J F Cooper were in Vernon Saturday- W T Brooks of Hazle Patch pguestsMr and Mrs Wade have return home after a visit with friends andrelatives in Boyle county Miss Beulah Hendroii of Eden Madison county is the guest of sister Mrs Lewis Dillion Born to the wife of J T Blank enshipat Baileys Switch Sunday 5th twins a sou and daughter ScCarson listlmond is here looking for a location will set up a millinery and dress making depot Mrs JB Hocker of Pittsburg the guest of her daughter Mrs wayryTo the wife of L C Smith at Dillion House Monday JanB6tha little son Frank mother and child doing well T1Irssick went to the Joseph Price rmary Saturday to be under the = of Dr E J Brown Mrs Louisa Hayes of Crab Orchard and Mrs Belle Roberts Gum Sulphur are visiting Mrs Iart Hicks Mrs Lucas and Mrs Jack Smith Adjoining Counties o T S Todd of LondonR consumepiefor her health Clay county has two curious aces They are the Devils Sbin bone and the Devils Den near Forterburg This den is unac oldestithundred feet square It has been long ago that large trees cr p out of it Thesuppcsitpi1 is that Indians its liunttn tlor Vipreckus y JJJ i fiii e i t I sIHOUK ADAMSJ KY ii r HEADQUARTERSFOR FELQUK ADAMS v lljgW HAVE Everything handled by all firs cla general merchants tiny human satisfied and qualityIH io IU lK A ID iA ssac ats gents furnishings uting cloth Oilcloth nly too cheat nderwear not to nebbyandstylish of goods we cant undersold 11 goods guaranteed and III prices reasonable o not miss these ailyopportunitiesens 1M Tiesu nderestirnated an or boy o come and elect and get bargains terest dont i U J ADAMS jLiVINGST aX KY 1 j fb usually s can be in prices be L be LA P1fl PS allthe styles and will be almost GR ware and Queens ware Saddles Bridles Harness coHcirs and hames We constantly receiv hag arrivals goods And will supply you promptly call loud prices RVCOALHay Agents for Brand Fertilizers lands tools TTtiarilcing you all for the past years pe by fair dealing to merit continuance of ing us your country produce nd get the h price Phone 25 3 rings HOUK AS Big brick JJ ff CHASE C DA SUCCESSOR TO THEO WESLEY The Place to Obtain ALSO Patent Medicineso- F f tY5 VToiCIGARS AND TOB Paints and Oils PRESCRIPTIONS carefully C at alL 1C or night C H FRITHerBRODHEAD KENTUCKY today COME tomor n row COME any But for your timei be sure to come It untiJlJiyouveway any fail to see US beforeeventl 1WeSHOESlliHATS AND NOTI- ONSWILLputU on top by Selling I at the b TTER GOODS AT ttomjJ YOU CAN GET ELSEWHERE iaOUK oar I cost sold in at OCERIEStHardr t are new of very learn Best r also all farm uu r partl r t a a s r Fresh ftrrr Stationer a J 1 day t= r = 111l i1ray U 2 i f Them1fLour Prices and i HIgh Qualities CORRECTED EACH WEEK BY c H FRITH Arbuckles Coffee r il2ic Lion Coffee igvXXXX Coffee r2j e Good Green Coffee rocvtpJ4 4c Flour N S per bbl Fiour Mt Belle 4cc Flour Plain Family 3 oo Granulated Sugar 16 Ibs ioo Light Brown Sugar 17 Ibs rbo Syrups per gallon 3ocrr 7 Cakes of D Boone Soap TOG Coal Oil best per gallon i8c Calico best caWILL PAY HIGHEST price FOR COUNTRY PRODUCE t II CANT Afford t 9 TO alnt THEEthan who says that forgets that painting properly done J is economy and the fact is he cant afford NOT to paint f upontheThe Sherman Williams paintsout last others They are the most economical paints you can use because they cover most and wear longest Add to this their good appearan e and you have perfect paIntsTHE SHERMAN WIL LIAMS PAINTS They are made for many different kinds of painting What ever it is want tgpainta house or anything inoroutof the I housewe makethe right paint for thatrpartfcular purposenot one slapdash mixture for aJhL SQLD BY CHPRl H t J oi BRQDBEADKY r S It4 i ffltf l1 I i w 2 t VVV r Miller House WJ RIDER PRO- PRHeadquarters I for Commercial Men Jl Porter at all rainS t a The Veranda Hotel JOSEPH COFFEY PROPR Stanford Ivy Specially equipped for traveling men Sample room on first floor Bath rooms free to goests RATEs 200 per day Hotel Frith j R L COLLIER Propr Located at the Depots BRODHEAD KY GOOD LIVERY ATTACHED Meet all Trains Day and Night Traveling Men and Railroad men Solicited ish Lunches for all trains co r Tyree IfAi WORKS ead Ky Marble Monuments mbstonesFIRSTCLASS TION GIVEN 444ry is 5 rain C ADO AND a THE aPAOAsnr In e ft May 19th The new jB Keave St Louis a in TBie eteitrng train to same points 10 10 p ui daily Through sleeping car service be tweeh St Louis San ITtansisco and Northwestern points Dny line that does a twice daily Excursion tickets now on sale For further information address R T G Matthews T P A Louisville Ky H C T0w SEND Genl Pass r and Tkt Agt St Lo- uisInsurance of all I 1nds Call at the Signal oi5de Ml Vernon LOUISVILLE I HENDCILSON STo LOUIS R Y Ijo LE DAILY TRAINS DFTVEU LoiitvHIeM Louis Psrlnr Cars en Ua Triias F in SalFct Sleepers on Night raJr3J rrqtKcud further 1nforuiatlona jlrcsf L J fPPNJN o PA fjri jPCOU13VlLLE KX s Uncle Sam was debr public opinion to look that Carnegie gift horse in the mouth Congress hay dropped back into its regular vevegotailthevear gait as a result of too much holiday The Dowager Empress of China is getting foxy To offset reported favors o the Boxers she has been talking favorably to toreigners There have been heavy gales on the Atlantic but Gbauncey Depew who was coming home with his bride didnt know it until he read it in thepapersI000 an tric railway in Toldo Japan to write far our confidential letter before up plying for patent at may be worth money We promptly obtain U S and Foreign PATTSan- d TRADE K2ARS or return EN TIRE attorneys fee Send model sketch or photo and wa tend an I Ill MEDIATE givethecharges are moderate Try us SWIFT COi1 P tntr3PyySy Cpp US Patent Office Washington DC COUNTY COURT CALENDARI day in each month- QUARTEiL y COURT Fii st Mon day in January April July and October 14TonSFebruary Fourth Monday hi May and Third Monday in Sep tern ber MT VERNON POLICY COURT Third Monday in each month MItMtVap Tent NOa 21 MT VERNON ICY MEETS every ist and 3rd Mon day in each mouth 730 p in IAS E HOUK COM J J PING REC KEEP ilNLEY rioLFi RB RJLEY Prop YIfor Commercial vneii Good Sample Room and convenient to Depot Rates 2 00 per day jriii 1 iL 11 VERSt Dentist MT VERNON KY FIRSTCLASS WORK OFFICEAt the Rice property PHONE No 38 P A PennIngton D D S MD DEIMTS7 N W Cor Third and Chestnut Sts 1LOUISVILLE KY Will be at Miller Rouse Mt ernon during all Circuit Courts RG Williams ATTORNEYATLAWsIT OFFICE Room 3 up stairs over The Bank of Mt Vernon tCC Williams j ATTORNEYATLAWMT SOFFICE on 2t floor o The Bank of Mt Vernon on Church streetSpecial attention given to collections Pttrniture and Undertaking A ijfulU and complete stock Allf orders filled promptly Motto Best roods and lowest prices J pr Mullins Son t Saccessors to Blankenehip JIxiliin LIVINGSTON KENTUCKY J1DTEIit liirrfiisilieid vvltli every Cotiven 1isncet1au1 Corrrfort Vl F Tubb9Prop t f IaIVJNGSTAN K ts t1ikfO n1f CJrJ cnt rclal rfi j Si1A i fi LF- i WARD J z jfromreceived several bruises but is get tKg better Kjarlan Cooper this place has thelKeItryoperate a stave soonIAlbert Teague of this llteathearJal1 6th to May 23 1902 15 Everything seems to he prosper ous hereabouts The farmers down in this section have made an abundance of corn and are happy accord ingly the drouth st summer not proving so disastrous to this sec tion as it did elsewhere- A J Norton andRobt Cooper who have been having a large lot of staves made at this place have been forced to stop all their teams indefmately because cf bad roads and others in like condition hence the cry for better roads J Lewis Cooper recently of Jefferson City Tenn is making extensive preparations for farming this year and although he from a college town comesI readily disern a difference betweeuI a Kentucky thoroughbred Texas steer- Thecrying need of this section is roads BETTER ROADS Oh for toIarouse the interest of the j eople to a realization of the tremendous importance of better roads Busi forIble condition of the roads JI F Site Cooper recently returned from Montana is talking o selling his farm and migrating to that State but we think it our a bluff to see if somebody in of Kentucky wont beg him not to go and pehaps she will At any rate no one can get away from here until the roads dry out or freeze over =It would be much better for alien residents of this country who are not satiafied with the sane legal rights given citizens of theSt atesin which they reside to go back home than for Congress to give them rights that are not given to citizens The first round of the Hanna Foraker scrap was declared a draw but they have gone so far that the will have to a finish the next tim they clinch 11 eI p 089 e11tI Babies and children need I I proper food rarefy eyer medi 1 fsine if they do not thrive a ton heir food something isl vrong They need a life J ifi SOU1951011 1fvill generally cerrect this 1iifourth iDhali n 1 If in babys bo ti4 th easpconfuli times a doi vIm son see I a marked improvement For J f V larger children from half to 1 a ieaspoonful according to I age dissolved in their miik 1J veryMj soon show its great nourish f I tog pOlefoif the mothers = I 1 milk does not nourish the I baby she needs the emulj 31Jsionjlatonc both upon othei 11LrIu- pr u r TtBANK STt1TEMENTII 0 Quarterly report showing the financial condition of the Bank of Mt Vernon at the close of business Dec 31 1901RESOURCES i i Loans gad Discounts less loans to Directors3I6c4 82 2 Overdrafts secured984 28 3 Due from National Banks 5Hi 13 4 Mortgages 4691 30 Other Stocks and Bonds63i 00 Specie 2515 oo 1 7 CurrencY592 34 j 3107 34 8 Furniture and Fixtures 45 9 Current Expenses Last Quarter 28 I 93 10 Loans to Diredors2170 00- X4903925 LIABILITIES I Capital Stock paid in in ash 15000 00 2 Surplus Fundzoo 00 3 Undivided Profits 765 56 4 Deposits subject to check on which interest is not paid 33073 69 5 Amount of last dividend 6 percent on 7650 459 oo 49039 25 STATE OF KENTUCKY County of RockcastleSS 1 W L Richards Cashier of The Bank of Mt Vernon a Bank located and doing cusiness in the towu of Mt Vernon in said county being duly sworn says that the foregoing repoit is in all respects aItrue statement of the condition of the said Bank at the close of busi ness on the 31st day of Dec 1901 to the best of his knowledge and thefBank transacted at the location named thedreport with an official notice received from the Secretary of State designating the 31st day of Dec 1901 as the day on which such report shall be made Subscribed and sworn to before me by W1 RICHARDS the 4th day of Jau 1902 J M C MILLER C R C C TJ COOK D C W L RICHARD J E HOUK JONAS McKENZIE FRITZ KREUGER Directors j a Crope0Robert Russell bought a lot of cattle yesterday at 2 Uand 3 cents a number of hogs at 5 and 5 DemocratlBruce Vories Bros Burgin 250 bushels of Southern millet seed at 90 cents Danville Nc vs Clark Nickols the Coral Hill millers bought a carload of wheat in Simpson county at 85 cents a bushel delivered at their mill Glasgow Times Tophey Sullivan purchased over 12000 turkeys during the past season the average price being 6c per pound bringing about 12000 to the citizens of Boyle Advocate Geo Arnold the great Western aIrailroad wreck en route to his own ers farm in Texas He was insured for 9i oHe won last 20th century handicap at Harlam last an V Thfre are in round numbers 233 000000 domestic animals in the United States with a value of 3 300000000 on the fdrms where i they are raised This includes 000000 horses and mules 251X45 and 55 each 70000000 valued at from 25 to 30 with sheep and hogs in proportion The foodproducing animals including cattle sheepand hogs number 202000000 with a value ofJ23540000000utbeJtqof Dr John M Williams sold Mrs Lou Liford the farm he ntlyJ pntfor 2200 fMrs Ella Baker has bought Mrs Lifords property opposite Atty J f W Browns residence for 500 and will move to it soon She willrent her property on iMsia street r iO E r= ri d fm i ir i IIIi m IslZJL rffiI f ir r rii 1 t t1 r a jr Irr t r L IOpium ktpoFCldnrSU UElFITiWFl1 Jmr y JlxSetna llxlulk Sdts Jire J RlMnri llcJatraifiFd rMritLfrpLi Jlfitl rFla r IAperfect Remedy forConslipa Ilon Sour Dtarrhoea Worms Convulsions Feverish tress nnd Lo ss OF Fac Simile Signature of i9v EPII NEW YORK w 1 r9rh S EXACT COPY OF WRAPPER W 4 Jrhfof jfu eW tJ Ivsdinir Commercial Schuo Kentucky tlr4S tIItr aTtmatic- f trtUrV s5lfty1Y Eulain Crrytrattu f l T The reason why travelers Texas Memphis TELEPHONE RANSdllT 111 essages from Vernon Wil liamsburgt Bar bourville Cor bin London Hazel Patch Livingston Pine Hill rush Creek Wildie Hanford Grab Orchard Stan ford Lancaster and central Kentucky points low rates Take SiGNATand timerroz1i allover county State INSURANCE Safe reliable and prompt in adjusting losses S ALBRIGHT SlgaaIoffce v- Tccxarcvaes I I CASTORIAI P Infants and Childrenllav The Kind Y a BDUj I cvBears 5 iof tV I ID Uselr nllrty- rirM Tfin M TKC i 1t t 1T trl zr t t r 51x SONS i YMM a Ccurss at theo 0 tc M Mas CollegeSf I 1T v V loLL E i 7 T It is the In T nt f tliorou h antl St A r ry t t dcJo sl i ttitris z t t 4 Paf t jrtl tfatt f tT1 r l Itsr ti- f t II0l u IiNl ft 1 ptt 1 o rt t Shortest ROtlte to Texas One to go via ELL EM THE Vit to Longford BrodheadWabdLeveGreen all at the get all he news all the nd 4 E ra of oi Always Signature x Years mA tf 8 erA t You houl ta1Ea Business Lv is ret i I and the WILL is two ICottOi IhisGotten Belt trains carry Pullman RJ IIduringboth day and night Write and tea us where you ate going and when you will leave and we wilt tell you the exact cost of isschdsend you an Interesting little book Trip to TentsYT Pt Oadzatl E WEU G PardTA Is11 s c FRANKLIN0 WATCHMAKER MT VERNON KY DO all kinds repairing gold mud silver soldering neatly done rings cut fit Eyes tested and glasses fitted rCallat my shop at Chns C Davis yourbwork neatly done at reasonable prices Old newspapers for sale at this office 25 cts per hfinc1te4 f2 f