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Digital page images are linked to the text file. r It Jl svdr 7 II i v 4 rJ J U 1 IIII AtJ L1 j i3i4- I 1- j r h J = l VOLUME XVI MT VERNON TRGCJ CA TLII COUNTY KY FRIDAY OCTOBER 10 1902 NUMBER 2c TELL MY FRIENDS TO BE BRAVE AKD FEARLESS AND LOYAL TO THE GREAT COMMON PEOPLE ijpfkoj TateBRiQIFf And Ne vv 1in 1t i31n 0 lJi B E Esi pre bEt BUARfiKTEEB NOT to RIP ir ANY SEAL THE r OST SuccessfuliL THE THECTPopthrr JIPI BRODHEAD o J G Frith just keeps on build jug The public school building at this place has been condemned by Supt Ballard Rev A J Pike and fam ily visited Thomas Brown of Pu laslci county this week Mrs James Owens and children are visiting her brother John Riddle and familx of Pulaski county Mrs Nancy J Reynolds and family visited her soninlaw John Elder and family at Kriger Ky last week Mrs Samantha Hubble of Stan ford Ky and Mrs Nancy Smith of Somerset Ky are visiting the Woodyard Hilton and Cherry fam iliesThe Misses Keislings gave an oyster supper Monday night which was well attended The guests all say they had the best time of their lifeMr Wm Carsons son Givens stuck the point of a cissors in his eye Wednesday which will belike ly to badly injure if not destroy sightWe two firstclass butcher shops in town and are expecting cheap beef of the very best quality as they are buying the best grade of cattleOur is growing steadily James Tyree has purchased off J V late the property on theI f corner of Main and Copper Creek road and is building large bl ack smith shop The public well is in progress IL H Reynolds the contractor says he is about 25 feet deep has already struck considerable water but we want water in abundance- so that all who come may drink all ethey want and feel good There was some little excitement here Saturday evening over the rumor that a negro had broke into a house at Maretburg and wa5 coming this way Our efficient deputy town marshall very quickly got the robber in his custody and relieved him of a suit of SH Martins clothes Mr S H Mar tim your clothes may be alright but they never will look like any thingal1ymore i b FAR FOR SALEI have fo sale a farm of 127 acres lying on the waters of Brush Creek two miles north of Level Green Good house and outbuildings Orchard and well watered Terms easy For further information call on Henry 2atron Level Green Ky I f orsi r 1ri ins f vs e l fi L fif ItlIJCY ii I tcri ff w I CELE BRATED t Breeches I nngest Trousers 11adeIt ti ntErtd U C K Worn from Maine to California i L ANOT HER pair if they Rip ithe Seams i sr t F 1IARETHURGi The protracted meeting conduct edbyRev Hartsfield is now going- on Mrs D N Lewis visited her daughter Mrs J J McCall Tues dayMisses Sadie Martin and Grace IcCa11were in Mt Vernon Mon day rr Walter and J Hunt L No employes were visiting homefolks last Saturday and Sunday Mrs Rebecca Reynolds will give possession to Mr Mort Owens as yet Mrs R has not decidedwhere she will go Milton and Emmett Cummins are in Indiana looking out a location for M C Cummins their father who intends moving there soon is QUAILo Born to the wife of IsaacHerron Oct 1st a boy v Nat Wright sold to Jothaui Brown 3 heifers for 40 Thos Taylo r is doing some car pen terwork for A G Craig Miss Katharine Lewis of Louis ville is visiting her sister Mrs Dr Proctor this week DEAD Sirilda Lawrence aged about 65 died Saturday and was buried at Poplar Grove Sunday afternoon David Thompson Jr and wife of Pieachersville were visiting relatives in this vicinity from Sat urday until Monday IT GOES RIGHT To THE SPOT When pain or irritation exists on any part of the body the applica tion of Ballards Snow Liniment will give prompt relief It goes right to the spot said an old man who was rubbing it in to cure his rheumatism C R Smith Propr Smith House Tenaho Texas writes III have used Ballards Snow Liniment in my family for several tooJbe a fine remedy for all aches and pains and I recommend it for pains ip the throat and chest 250 hoc and Sroo grail druggists MOTHERS Who would keep their children in good health should watch for- r the first symptoms of wormst jincl remove them vith Whites Cream Vermifuge It is the childrens best tonic It gets digestion at work so that their food does them good and they grow up healthy and slrohg 25cY at all druggists wi F IStrongeST andes Overallsr ne Land iOn Sale i ONLY 1r 11 r i r 7 I rr jJ Gl3JkER CTSsln A Pair H PiOOO 82 Same Goods for Less mooeyI More Goods for Less Moneys I tr Z HON J N SHARP Whose announcement as a candidate for reelection as Commonwealths Attorney appears in this issue For five years Mr Sharp has caPaitYandord which are such that he willuo doubt again be honored with the office to which he aspires The following is what the Republican has to say of him It is not easy to see why Mr J N Sharp present Commonwealths At RepublicansWe all claim to be for the man who is best fitted for such a respon office as well as most willing to perform his duties fully and and the five years of service by Mr Sharp for the Commonwealth has proven himself of being classed high as a servant of the people and his untiring energy in his attention to duties has shown that he be lieves a servant of the people should give hard work for them Vhen Mr Sharp entered upon the duties of his office he was com cameImen a s ol men impartially to all alike Mr Sharp iJ quite young man to fill the place so well and w think it is right and proper such as meet the responsibilities o such an office without fear and favor and make such success as he in prosecuting evil doers deserves endorsement of his party and the pep pie by re nomination and reelection The William burg Times among ot1 thing has this to say Mr Sharp was elected five ears ago and although he is the youngest as Veil as the best conhvicted more men and had them sent to tire penitentiary than any other prosecuting attorneiJn the State outside of the City of Louisville people of are proud of his record as well as they are of him and will give their unanimous support for reelection Mrs Asa D Clarkwho reniar ried hers divorced husband Septem ber loth last is already a petitioner for another separaJOH V i Tire Federal Certrf tertu for the V ester iuKcittuck tilfrjtrirt viII be c oter J Ii In t lif NOn Somerset sible well capable that The Whitley r Enrile 2ola toy famous French author died at Parrs on the 30th ITbe sixteenth annual conven ticn of the American Thepsophical soviet closed ife Chieabvo Ion this 28th pIGSUtSa 500 Suits for 300i50 Suits for 5001000 Suits for61L50 A Few Suits To Close A t 5I jj- t i OF ALL KINDS At Less any in fE Ji T U C K YaAr J = CRAB ORCHARD 0tDr R M Faris is in town today The Odd Fellows are having anew roof put on their Hall rlvIr Sam Hardin who is So years fold has been slightly indisposed for several days rec va icated by Mrs Fish 01 11S P ace is suffering from of Holdain is spending a few days with Mrs Patten Felix Myers of Texas is at the Gover house with his brother Stewart Myers who continues very ill Born to the wife of Chas Davis twin boys Mother and babes are DrIHenry Pet tus the attending physician IThe managers of the bank have made a beginning toward the put ting up the building They are now having the stone and brick hauled Mrs Fish and daughter Miss Allie have given up their house and are visiting among friends be fore leaving for their trip to Knox ville Tennessee and California R L Riddle who has been spend ing several months with Miss Fannie Langford went home with his mother a few days since to stay until his health improves as he had been suffering sometime from ma laria The sales of D J Smith and Mrs M E Fish were well attend ed Mr Smith sold his farm of too acres to Mrs Frazer of Madison County for 2250 Mrs Fish rented her farm to Dr Phillips and Wm Sprinkles for 35000 Mrs Sarah Kelly has a field of splendid corn for sale supposed to contain from 60 to 75 barrels She liver it in the vicinity of Crab Orch ard at 200 Anyone wanting to buy can see Mrs Kelly at Geo H Patters D J Smith has purchaseda por tion of the old Billy White farm and will build a residence on the land near the old Richmond road Ve glud to know that Mr Smith is not going to leave our sec turn as he is a good citizen and superintendent of our Sunday school and one of the leading mem bers of the Baptist church Dr Stapp and fife have genre the old Higgins property for 3ttz Iij IChndren 1 f- tI ts I 65c 75 100 I Tv L25 r NOTH9 C But- BARCAiNcI a Boys 1sQ1wrsl275 TO4aOO i Groceries and Furniture Prices than Store ProIresidentIprostratIOni Millneighborhood dei month during which time he will make preparations to move to some other section of the country Dr Stapp and wife have conducted a very successful school here for several years and will be very much in every circle especially in the church where they were uu 5 tireiug workers tiEr e dislike to have them go but wish for them a more profitable field of labor Sr A TRIBUTE FROM THE BAR J OF WHITLEY COUNTY t The undersigned members of the Bar of Whitley County irrespective of political opinions having seen in the public prints the announces J ment of the candidacy of Judge T Z Morrow for reelection to the office of ude of the rtofgreat pleasure and do hereby com mend and indorse his candidacy we do so because of his lair upright and honorable course as Judge in the past We take great pride inoparts of Kentucky where onr Judge is known that we have one of the best ablest and most upright Judge that ever sat on the bench in Kentucky In making this state ment we believe we but echo am overwhelming public sentiment Williamsburg Ky Sept 29 1902 IIenryGeoH C Harmon J C Bird James Stinson Walker Mason L D Denham C W Lester T B Fish H H Tye J L Whitehead J K Watkins W F Watkins S VD Stout T S Arthur L L PeacefG A Denham Mart Rains F B Goodhart H C King DO YOU WANT TO YAWN Feel cold shiverings aching in bones lack energy headache and great depression These symptoms may be followed by violent headache high fever extreme nervous ness a condition known as malria Herbiue cures it Take it before the disease gets a good hold though it will work a cure in any stage J A Hopkins Manchester Kan wntes I have used your great medicine Herbine for several years There is nothing better for malaria chills and fever headache billiousness and for a blood purifT ring tonic there is nothing as good 5oc at all drugstores j J Hampton Moore of Chicago was elected President of the Nation al Republican League fay aeclama lion iuisolvent on the 30th by the chan itcellorf New Jersey and placed iur al fa receiver MtVernon Signal 9AYiLI Published every Friday by EDGAR S ALBRIGHT SUBSCRIPTION ONE YEAR IOO Advertising rates made known on f application i DEMOCRATIC TICKET O z FOR CONGRESSr i j HON GEORGE G GILBERT OF SHELBY r H H JIENNIN G Ell Pf wayne county isa candidate for State r jfcresuurer subject to tllfj action of th- or JJtemaeratie party yrn are authorised to ppuCIntJle HON T Z MOItROW As a candidate for Circuit Judge in this the Twentyeighth Judicial district sub partyRI ryiTe are authorized to announce the HON J N SHARP As a candidate for ouiinonwcallhs Attor t ney subject to the action of the Republican party A MOVEMENT is well under way to merge the antisaloon papers of the country into one large publica tion Taereaie fortytwo states 1 having leagues Thirty of them having publications The officials of the local antisaloon league are taking an active part in promoting the consolidation In case it is perfected a big paper will be issued Each league if agreeable will turn over its subscription list for companytwhich will pee organized The leagues evil share in the dividends stockIRather news as at present and send it into the main offices The com hiked circulation of the thirty pa pers is approximated at between 206000 and 300000 The con tract for printing them will be let to the lowest bidder as the com pany does not intend to construct f ja plant at least for the present f THE HON JOHN K HENDRICK i d tpf Paducah opened his campaign t for the Democratic nomination for Governor Monday at Hopkinsville He assailed the r i eligibility of Go v eckham to reelection and read a eugthy opinion signed by a num ber of Western Kentucky lawyers coinciding in his construction of the Con titutiou He discussed national issues to some extent ad vocating State legislation against trusts and for the arbitration of la bor troubles and came out strongly in opposition to a Democratic State primary declaring that there was no authority under the party t Utw for the calling of a State prima 1 k r Gov STONE Tuesday night or dered out the entire division of the National Guard of Pennsylvania f preserve order in the coal fields Within twentyfour hours from the date of the order the troops were on duty in the sev en effected counties with instructions to presrve the peace and pro tect wine workers and their familie- f in the strikers- WITu r R HEARST Tuesday ID accepting the Democratic nomi nation for Congress in the New Xorl district spoke in favor of public ownership of certain public utilities beginning withrailroads and telegraphs He advocated the Governments managing the coal mines for the benefit of the people U Rain and swear hive no effect on harness treated with Eureka Har ness Oil It re I daniplcrsoft and pli iilic Stitches c not break Jo rot c I fire lo cliafc nd cut The lianlLssllot on keeps J I hut lik- e1nc c weftce u i r Jurr a tJlna Oil Sold cvey iere- in citrt aUIU ldcby jStiRd3rd Oil ASf 1 an i lJiIt it1j1f4fiV1iS IJ SCRAPSo BY JET Housekeeper Whats the best wayto keep fish from smelling DealerCut off their noses A sneak in the church a bulton in the collection box and a vorm in rt peach are three of a kind Theres a dentist named Hole In Danville IllVben his son Phil grows up hell be a dentist too There is an authenticated record of ninetysix sheep being killed by a single lightning stroke in Colo rado Elijah Dowie has cast out a fam ily because a boy smoked cigar etts Maybe after all the scoffers at Dow e have misjudged him We are not superstitious but when a daughter of Mrs T Darke Love has for bridesmaid a young lady named Ink it casts a gloom over our entire community hI wonder how Venus de Mito came to loose her arms Broke em off probably trying to button her shirt waist up the back Mat Sloan who is confined in the county jail cut a hole through the brick wall but when he tried to crawl out he stuck fast and could not go backward or forward He was obliged to call the jailer to his assistance A Portsmouth Ohio dispatch says John H Lee of this city last night captured an opossum on Tygart Creek that weighed 35 pounds and measured 5 feet in length It is the largest ever killed in this countryV Did Biffkins ever tell you about his love affairs Olives When he first met the girl he thought she was a peach and she soon became the ap pIe of his eye but he learned that she didnt give a fig for him so it then became a case of sour grapes A thoughtfull maidenuHe said he would shoot himself if I didnt marry him And you agreed Yes I was afraid if I didnt he might try to kill himself and if he try to kill himself hed be sure to hurt some innocent bystaiicler hes so awfull crosseyed you know When an advertiser complains that his advertisement does not in terest the readers of a paper he might do better to charge his ad writer than to change his paper The public is anxious always to be interested and if the advertisement fails to do it the fault probably lies with the advertisement and not newspaperPrinters Life would be commonplace and dull if there were no cranks toen liven it They are the bitter herbs which palates surfeited with sweet crankedoes not degenerate into a bore in which case his early death is not to be deplored sets some people to thinking Olhe people insthe man who amuses the community whether he does it intentionally or unintentionally is a useful member of the body politic A meeting of independent telephone companies of Kentucky numbering over seventyfive com- Panies has been called by R Vi KentuckyIndependent James Maret Secretary Mt Vernon to meet fn Louisville on Octo ber 28 and 29 A similar call has been made by G A Kienle President of the Southern Indiana Asso ciation to meet on the same date and place It is predicted there will be a Union of the two associations at the coming meeting Should this be effected this associ pariesphones including such cities as Louisville Ky Indianapolis Ind KyNewKy Richmond Indand a aunt ber of smaller cities over Kentucky and Indiana The meeting prom WIlljbeelltertaiti TelcPhoteComO r 7 The trust question may not be in politics but there isa growing suspicion that the trusts are The voice of a child at its = play i voicelof ssinger or orator It calls back the days when life was strange and new befqre the harsh insistent clamor of the world had drowned the song of birdsor the whispers of the angels The horse jockey like the poor is always with usatcourt time There is always a sort of picturess ness about the horse jockey In some respects they are all alike perhaps from long associaton together TIH yare all fond of tradefor trades sake and frequently when trade is dull swap for variety rath er than profit As a rule the jock ey does not harm the public un less it is an occasional crowding a public passway In a generalway they are a good humored set of fel low and notwithstanding there is jobs put up in the business they seldom indulge in a fight or a law suit The swapping habit is like the morphine habit or whisky hab itonce formed it lasts a life time The character of stock they handle is also interesting Anything from a Imnered dollar horse down to a ten cent plug may be seen to change owners halfa dozen times within a day A few weeks ago Mr Henry Wattersou in a lengthy editorial in his paper the CourierJournal discussed at length the laxity of mor als of New Yorks Four Hun dred The newspapers large and small all over the country have taken up the subject and branched out to society in general with varying and various comments It must be admitted as a fact too ap parent that some people whose wealth or position insures them social standing indulge in liberties which the poor respectables would not dare attempt The result of this conduct is alarming to the moral element who have had occaI sion to observe it The the country and smaller towns are accustomed to take their fashion in dress and their precepts of good manners and good taste from their city cousins This makes apparept the result of sin in high places The future of our country depends upon the sobriety of our men and the virtue of our women This lost all is lost HIS LIFE IN PERIL UIjus seemed to havegone all to pieces writes Alfred Bee of Welfare Tex bi1liu ness and a lame back had made lifea burden I couldnt eat or sleep and felt al most too worn out to work when I began to use Electric Bitters but they worked wonders Nowl sleep like a top can eat anything have gained in strength and enjoy hardwork They give vigorous health and new life to weak sickly rundown people Try them Only Soc at all druggists Judge Taivin instructed the Ken ton county grand jury to investi gate the coal situation to ascertain if there is not an unlawful conbina tion to raise prices AMERICAS FAMOUS BEAlJ TIES Look with horror on Skin Eruptions Blotches Sores Pimples They dont leave them nor will any one who uses Bucklens Arnica Salve It glorifies the face Ec zema or Salt Rheum vanish before it It cures sore lips chapped hands chilblains Infallible for Piles 25 cents at all druggists The Rev P E Evcrsole pastor ofthe Methodist church at Perry ville Ky was stricken with small pox cm returning from the Annual- Coiiferenceat London Ky BEAUTIFUL COMPLEXIONS Are spoiled by using any kind of preparation that fills the pores of the skin Tue best way to secure a clear complexion free from sal lowness pimples blotches etc is to keep the liver in good order An occasional dose of Herbine will cleanse the bowels regulate the liver and so establ ish a clear J yhealthcomplexion 5oc rata11 qUgstOi NEWS 11 ES 0 Another effort is to be made to combine the principal plow makers of thecountry into one organiza tion Philip Dolan the oldest inmate of the monastery at Gethsemani Ky isdiadat ninety five as the result of an accident GenBela IVI Hughes a native of Kentucky and one of the most noted of the early settlers in the far west is dead The death of the Emperor of Korea reported last week was on the 28th denied in jail official telegram to the Korean legation of BerlinThe twentysecond annual cpn vention of the Aineicau Federa lion of Labor is called to meet at New Orleans on the 13th of Nov ember Mrs Susan Wolfe an inmate of the Western Insane Asylum at Hopkins villecoinmitted suicide by madebof ribbons It was announced in Be rlin tlis t the German government has decided to take no formal action in the direction requested by the Roumanian note of Secretary Hay The charter for a transAtlantic JIPierponton the1st Its beIiugother half common The president is C A Griscom J The Supreme Court of Missouri granted a writ of mandamus against the state board of equalization requiring them to raise the tax as sessments of numerous corporations from 25 30 and 40 per cent of val ue to the full cash valueVCharlsmagne Tower American ambassador to Russia has been transferred to Germany to succeed Mr While while Robert S Me Cormick ambassador to Austiiai Hungary succeeds Mr Tower as ambassador to Russia Mr ltlcI Cormicks place is filled by the pro motion of Bellamy Storer minister to Spain as ambassador to Austria Hungary Arthur S Hardy tnin1 ister to tvitzerland succeeds Mr Storer and Charles Page Bryson now minister to Brazil succeeds Mr Hardy in Switzerland while I David Thompson of Nebraska is appointed as minister to Commissioners Brazils e Rockcastle Circuit Court Cabell Basye Co Plaintiffs- vs W M Meadows etc J Defendts orIdercuit Court rendered at the Sept term 1902 in the above styled cases for the sum of 20172 with interest at the rate of 6 per cent per annuli from the 1st day ot April 1902 until paid and 4016 cost herein I shall proceed to offer for sale at the front door of the Court house in Mt Vernon Ky to the highest bidder at public auction on Monday the 27th day of October 1902 between hours of 800 oclock a in theI 400 oclock p m upon a six months the following described property towil One half interest in alot located in Livingston Rockcastle Co Ky and SambrookaAddition and begining at a stake second corner to lot Nod in the same line thence with said dine- S 29 E 50 feet to a stake third thence S 61 W goo to a stake thence 29 7J 50 feetto a stake third corner to lot No 4 thence with the lineif lot No 4 N 61 F 200 feet to the beginning contain ing 229 r looo oran acre and the same property deeded by W7 C Mullins to W M Meadows on the 3rd day of March 1902 For the purchase priof said land the purchaser must execute bond with approved surety bearing legal interest front the dty of sale until paid and having the force and effect of a judgment Bidders will he prepared to comply with these termsr r R L MCFERRON r Special Commissioner CASTOR IA L For Infants ant Children The Kind You Have Always Bought Bears the dSignature of r 4 = h a v i 3T- Thc Shtd You HCITO Always 23cuglit ard ivliicli has been in usefor over SO years ins boiiio t3ie signature of ss and has been uiaile utuler his per a a tJU rOAllowroonetoeciteyouitttis All Coriiterft its Imitations and s Jcstasgrood are but 33xperiine Is that trifle with and emlaager the health of Intits and Ciiiidroir 3Sspericiice a oiust mxporiittciiv Why gS CASTORIA atorfa iix ar harmless substitute for Castor OH Pare goric Dropa riitl Soothing Syrups IS is Pleasant Ifc contains NarcotietLtthaicsubstauee Its agti is its guarantee Ifc destroys Worms and allays I ccerilikes It cures Dinrrlicea and Wind Colic It relievos Teething Tioal lc cures Constipation and lat rdency It assimilates the Food regulates the Stonuich and Bowels giving healthy am 2iatiiral sleep Tile CliiMreiis Panacea Tha Mothers FricsuU GfiNUIflE CASTOR L A ALWAYS Bears the Signature of t h1 Ta Er Rave Aawas- r n Use For Over 8O YORVearseK THE CUT t T7 5T rET rp m r = j e JS r Have your measure takenf- or your new Fall garments It is the only proper and satisfactory way of buying your clothes Make your selection from the tailoring line of I StrdJNss rOS 40 Good tailors far over x01ftl a world cf clothes made by Strauss Ci fit finish an UFSJwBfe tban the orjhiry riwf astonishing lv t5ay ordering becriii e il g Mca you neednt kc ihrsti show you eatcalles1r LV4rbVgkz a1t r f PllsChicago y tY j Ms 9 If via the Cotton Belt from St Louis first and third Tuesdays of each For oneway tickets Half the One Way roundtrip tickets one fart plus Arkansas Louisiana Texas Write for particulars and cost of The Cot on Belt mrts solid tbrouKh nest modern and comfortable taro i and direct connections for all parts onr If you arc seeing xstcd a better booklets place to a Through Texas With a Camera I O SCHASFBH Traveling H W Za BBAUMB General Pass i II ZitTcak Y I the I ft bowels but regular action cannot be secured until the liver i t lcaecufitan uoncalaed by cathartics lcO pels 1Jnu i and increasing doses to u tain the results r l tt ra tI r acts on the L liver t cures Chills H and Fever and every form of Itc Malarial Bilious Remitting and Inters It j mitting Fevers and by going to the seat of the If trouble worlds permanent cure 0f FIFTY CENTS PER DOTTLEtt ii At Chhs G DdV isr Drugstore t i- Mt Vernon Signal l1T VERNON KY OCT 10 1902 79 con up 4No 79 When- you want to Corn niuni cute with SIGNAL 791I i UOOISVILLC iNASHVILLE R R Co TIME TABLEI24 north 1055 a 26 north 104 am 23 south 200 PiP 25 South 139 a m lAS LANDRUM Agent Phone No 58 Soured at the Mt Vcrnut Hy Post office ns eec ear class mall matter PERSONALS 0 Miss Ida May Adams is quite ill R L Joplin is at home for a few daysFrank Blazer was over from Scaffold Can J Den McClure is working at Lebanon Junction Pat Welsh has a position in the Ballard floiir mills LOtlisvillet Chas Vhitehead has entered the Louisville school of pharmacy A C Dunn of Lincoln is in this county today buying stock Chas Scott was one of the new additions to the College Monday H J Mullins stopped over here Saturday onhis return from Louis vine Mrs Matilda Houk is visiting her sister Mrs Jane Bloomer at WabdJohn Graves continues to im prove and will shortly be up and aboutJ IIouk one of our leading merchants was over at Level Green yesterdayMrs who was seriously in jaredby a falling horse is slowly improvingMiss King of Peoples is EmmaoPenningtonU the upto date mer chant has not been well for several days BurdettelWhitehead the Livings ton merchant was up Sunday call ing on the fair sex Hon Sam Ward J A Mullins Henry Owens and others were up from Livingston Monday Mr James Wallace and family of Garrard county are visiting the family of R M Baker this week C E Simpson of Mingo will move his family to this place so as tv tike advantage of our schools Mr D R Brock of London spent a short while Sunday with A1brighLIJLion foreman of was here Monday and kindly remem bered the SIGNAL Misses Flora and Florence Pen nington the twin daughters of Mr and Mrs A Penningtou are very sick with typhoid fever Howard Baker son of R M Baker who has been in Colorado for two years is with homefolks here for a two months visit M R Jones of Conway was in town Monday He mentioned hav ing read on a tombstone in Madi son county where a man was struck by lightning the fallowing inscrip tion Killed by thunder J OCALSi 0The Fiscal Court met this week Fiscal Court allowed about 1 Sob which is near the usualamount allowed Beasley Co Stanford for fur niture carpets rugs etc 7 septI93tasleY 0 Co Stanford will furnish coffins caskets and roves on short notice PtI93tJ fMt Vernon is only 49 feet high er than Lancaster and 255 Je higher than Livingston Willis Adams has leased the An derson hotel Barbourville and will take charge next week Judge Vincent Boreing sold 7500acres of timber and in Eastern Kentucky for 10910227 The Laurel County Baptist Asso ciation which met with Union church near Livingston was well attended Mrs Mary Prewitt has returned from Ohio to run the poor house until Nov ist Leasee Coffey hav ing moved away tjftANTEDOld iron25C per hundred for it delivered at HOUK ADAMS big brick on Main street Mt Vernon Ky The Langford school has been adjourned a day or so on account of the nonarrival of a stove which had been ordered a week or more The L N will sell tickets to Lexington until the i6th good until the 18tha one fare round trip account of the Lexington trots The minutes of the Rockcastle Baptist Association which are now in print in this office will be ready for distribution the first of the week Beasley Co Stanfordalways keep on hand a full supply of thI latest style furniture They can please you in quality and prices sept 193t Supt Ballard received his check yesterday to pay the teachers 20 per cent of their draw which he will be glad to hand out as quickly as possible Mr J Henry Fish has sold his stock of groceries to W H Chas teen On account of poor health he felt that it was unwise for him to try to run the business longer He will for a short time anyway make his home with his brother Mr A T Fish at Wildie- OPENING On Saturday Oct nth you are cordially invited to come and see my display of stylish Fall and Win ter Hats Furs Gloves Combs etc Everything the latest on theI market Respectfully MRS SALLIE WILWMS The following are the students who deserve special mention forI the splendid work done in the col lege last monthC- OLLEGIATE DEPARTMENT Horace Benton 94 Claud Cox 93 INTERMEDIATE DEPARTMENT Mat tie Baker 92 Lela May Lovell 92 PRIMARY DEPARTMENT Jake Williams 94 Anna May Miller Our old friend J H Va hookI who has been clerking for Mr JI Thos Cherry the past two or three months has purchased an interest in the stock of general merchandise of Dick Denney at Burnside Kyj An inventory of the stock was taken last week and Mr V is now behind the counters pushing his business in that thriv ing little town John Proctor who was severely cut by Cornelius Houp in Mercer county several days ago is a brother of G T Proctor of this place Procters arm had to be amputated and he is in a critical condition The trouble was caused by Houp yelling for Goebel and Bryan as he passed Proctors house and the lat ter did not approve of it and at tempted to do the former up when Houp Used a corn knife on him Interior Journal tj Proctor wasformerly of this coun i GOES LIKE HOT CAKESt The fastest selling article I i in my store writes druggist haveI Smithof Davis Kyis Dr Kings New Discovery for Consumption Coughs and Colds because it alj Isolesknown it to ae5nffrcrsfrQuil Throat and Lung diseases whQf- CQuld f f get no help jrom doctors jor any other remedy Mothers rely on it best physicians prescribe it and ail druggists guarsiitee afciK taraetion drjefund price Trial 1of1 les izeePeRularazse10 and r ADDITIONAL BRODHEAD Prof Chas Chandler was here WednesdayBorn the wife of Dr V E Gravely a boy Miss Carrie Frith of Gum Sul phur spent Sunday with relatives Miss Ella Dunn leaves today for a visit to relatives in Garrard county Miss Alma Brook of Lafallette Tenn visited relatives and friends here the first of the week visitingIof near Gum Sulphur Miss Lida Hilton who is attend ing school at Mt Vernon was with homefolks Saturday and Sunday Several ofour young people en joyed the candy party given by Miss Ella Dunn Monday night Mrs Granville Owens and little son Byron have returned after a months visit to relatives and friends in Indiana Mr F Francisco has rented the Frith Hotel and will take possession the first of October Mr R L Colyer who has had charge for the last year will still make rod head his home for some time Mr JTH Vanhook who has been with Mr J Thos Cherry for some time has purchased an interest in the mercantile firm of Dick Denny at Burnside Mr Van hook is a splendid gentleman and his many friends wish him the best of success in his undertaki- ngCommissioners Sale Rockcastle Circuit Court Effie McGuire Admrx of Grover McGuire dee d Plaint fs vs May Dugger etc Defdts By virtue of a judgment and or der of sale of the Rockcastle Circuit court rendered at the Sept Term 1902 in the above tyled case I shall proceed to offer for sale at the front door of the Court house in Mt Vernon KYto the highest bidder at public auction on Mon day the 27th day of October 1902 between the hours of Soo oclock a m and 400 pm upon a credit of six months the following de scribed property A tract of land heretofore assigned to the widow of Grover McGuire decd as her homestead subject to the life es tate of the plaintiff Effie McGuire Beginning atan elm on the east side of Crooked Creek the land being located on Crooked Creek Rockcastle county Kynear the mouth of Coffeys hollow thence down the creek S 1 rj E 5973 poles to a beech on the west side of the creek thence N Si Ecross ing the creek and up a spring branch 14 poles to a stone in the center head of a spring thence up a drain S 694 E 29 poles to a hornbeam thence S 87 E 39 poles to a stake in said drain about 2 poles southward from a spring and hickory thence N 3is E 238 poles to a stone with oak pointers thence N 85 W 54 poles passes a sugar uee under a high cliff in all 170 poles to a gum by a fence thence S 51V1f 7 poles to an elm and sugar tree near a drain in the Coffev hollow thence along the north side of said drain 89 4 E So poles to the beginning containing 224 acres more or less For the purchase price of said landthe purchaser must execute bond with approved surety bear ing legal interest from day of sale until paid and having the force and effect of a judgment Bidders will be prepared to comply with these terms BJ BETKURUM Master Commissioner An increase of 617000 bushels made the total 3048000 bushels compared with 13489000 bushels t a year ago when from the co responding week there was an increase exportsil surplus c s were 3 685952 bushels against 2678598 in the prceeeding week and 1969 706 bushels a year ago While The United States shipments decreased all other ports showed gain espe clout Argentina Scarcely ofold corn continues the feature prices being easily sustained There is i1plngtrauydoubt as to the great sic of the new crop gilt excessive rains have retarded growth and caused jrieterioration in quality This will reduce the marketabl e l1jpl Sbit the bulk of the crop is jalxvajs fed to the live stock near Llbe point of production i rid ft is probable that this daiuaged rorr tilde of value asf iddf r2Dhn41 Ice t y r BANK STATEMENT Statement showing the financial con dition of The Bank of Alt Vernnn at the close of business Sept iJO i9D2 RESOURCES Loans and Discounts 413584 Overdrafts secured 531 68 Due from National Banks 820051 Mortgages 449250 340CurrencyOther Items carried as Cash fil77 Furniture Fix ures 42025 Current Expenses Last 1 Quarter 39035 14940S 1103n SOQfti LIABILITIES Capital Sboch paid in in cash 1500000 Surplus Fund 20000 Undivided Profits 312717 Deposits subject to check on which interest is not paid 4153431 Total 55996148- SUPPLEMTNTARY of indebtedness of any stockholder person company or firm including in the liability of the company or firm the liability of the individual members thereof directly or indirectly if suah indebtedness ex ceeds 20 per cent of capital stock actually paid in and actual amount in the bank No How is indebtedness stated in above item 1 secsred See Sestiou 5S3 Kentucky Statutes No Highest amount of indebtedness of any director or officer if amount of such indebtedness exceeds 10 per cent of paidup capital stock of bank See Sec 583 Kentucky Stat No Does amount of indebtedness of any person company or firm including in the liability of the company or firm tha liability of theiindividual member thereof exceed 20 per cent of paidup capital and actual surplus No Amount of last dividend 459 Were all expenses losses interest and taxes deducted therefrom betas declaring dividend and was not less than 10 per cent of net profits of the bank for the period covered by the dividend carried to the surplus fund before said dividend was declared See Sec 596 Kentuchy Stat Yes STATE OF KENTUCKY County of Rockcastle fSS I W L Richards Cashier of TIlE BANK OF MT VERNON a Bank loca ted and doing business in the town of lIt Vernon in said county being duly sworn says the foregoing report is in all respects a true statement of the condition of said Bank at the close of businese on the 30th day of September 1902 to the best of his knowiedgE and belief and further says that the business of said Bank has been transacted at the location named and not else where ant that the above report is made in compliance with an official notice received from the Secretary of State designsting the 30th day of September 1902 as the day on which such reports shall be made W L RICHARDS CASHIER Surscribed and sworn to beforemg by WL Richards the 2nd day of October 1902 E S ALBRIGHT NOTARY PUBLIC Land Stock and Crop 0Meier Hulfraan bought of Mc Guire of Lincoln S head of cattle weighing 800 pounds at alsorE 3 hogs from S G Harris weighing 200 pounds at 6c At Hous tonville Fre and Allen sold to Miller of Indiana a car load of feeders at 4C to al c D C Allen bought of J H Smith of Russell io cattle at2l c and of another party 46 at 2 to 4C 20 bogs at 5 to 61caud 125 she paad lambs at 2c to 3C Danville Adv- ocateiIairJI I 1 U r nT t My hair was falling out verj 1 Bthenmy hair stopped falling at once Mrs G A McVayJUexandria 0 The trounce is your hair a does not have life enough u Act promptly Save your 1 hair Feed it with PAyers Hair Vigor grayIH hairs are beginning to show Ayes Hair Vigor 1 I will restore color a tune s Ion a botflt c tB youiion a of your nearest exniesHofncc Address I J C AYEU CO w HJONeS Watchmakerand Jeweler L ALL JEWELRY REPAiUING NEATLY DONE An Apprentfceship of 3 ycitors under a skilled Svork gtnH uiy recoiTiniGiKlationv i tR 1 ISworkvai at t1t r tOrMaitt sreeCC T r c1Aif He Gain the VVhoe World AfJ D DOES r o r CALL JT SONSffmTO BUY IIIS Furniture JUSTcRECEIVED A CAR LOAD fOlt MEWL ST AND LATEST STYLES GoodBedsl 2 OO 1 On Up I SOJA 1I225iAND ON UP i OBELISK FLOUR BEST ON EARTH 4 50 per bht ALSO IN SACKS i At Corresponding Low Prices f k AT 3 tA jerr 0 t On Up r8 185O ON i EVERYTHING IN LADIES AND GENTLEMENS v FURNISHING THE PLACE TO DRIVE GREAT AND SEE OUR LARGE STOCK 9 Opposite Depot Near Postoffi MT KY THE AT VERNON WIT KY OPENED 1900 CAPITAL STOCK 15 000 L C C WILLIAMS PRBS JAS T ADAMS VICEPR S W L RICHARDS CASHIER A B FURNISH ASST CASH McKenzie Geo Liv say A T Fish S II Martin Rod Perry Vincent Bo eing J E Houk We solicit accounts of firms and individuals CareJul atten flea is given collections entrusted to us Our friends and patrons are invited to call when in townrPhone No 55 GO TO JONAS MPKENZIE MT KY = for Everything lj t Di Clothing Boots and Shoes amiogenera fr tMerchandise j 42 i y BEST GOODaAT LOWEST PRICES V- Phciiie No 83 4 WLUSGRWF1NPractical S CS and FUNERAL DIRECTOR V lilt Vernon KV Stock Complete COTS 5 EDROOMSUITS lANDI UPY GOODSJ BARGAINSCALL VERNON BITNKt VERNON DIRECTORSJonas VERNON yGooci IIIlUlllishEmbalming done on short notice Come and see me anything I have not got can get for you on first train that leave the city y ORDKRS by wire Promptly Filled v r iPhone No 2 CHA5L C DAVIS he Place ta Obtain Fresh Dru ALSO Patent Medicines of awPerfumery1f8tti G nery f Toilet AdicySfl t CiGARS AND TOBACCO J Paints and Oils J hlhoU1SiPhoneNo 6rc 2 7 V 1i I Vy r dJ Iit1 i iIIn tt 11ui tstrf iIFurniture Bedsteads From 175 to 450 BEDROOM SUITS 1225O to 225O CHAIRS SPRINGS TABLES AND ALL OTHER ARTI r CLES IN FURNITURE r VERY Low OBELISK Flour 450 rk EST and Biggest StockI EST all is lo prices ft Hotel Frith R L COLLIER Propr the DepotcorD- HEAD LocatedBROat KY GOOD LIVERY ATTACHE Meet all Trains Day and Nig Traveling Men and Railroad men Solicited Will furnish Lunches for all trains i The Veranda Hotel T JOSEPH COFFEY PROPR IvyItraveling men Sample room on first floor Bath rooms free to guests RAms 200 per day 1 W M Francisco MONUMENTAL WORKS j Brodbead Ky Granite and Marble Monuments TombstonesL GIVENrM L MYERSDentist MT VERNON K FIRSTCLASS WOR OFFICEIn the Krueger u brick PHONE No 73 I Rr 1M r New Fast 1rain bLbik no UTAH the AND = P C11FIC THEjIn effect Sunday 19ooto saraa points 1010 p ra daily Through sleeping car service be rNorthVthat does a twice daily Bxctirioii tickets now on sale For firth r information address R t G Matthews T Pop A L tI Ky H C TOWNSEND GenlPassrj Q paneyiHaveonnd lodging on our shelves I On our counters and our floor Under our counter in our Known to existby our man barrelsI AND all who snare will get the H benefit of reduced prices I All are not aware of these bargemsj I priceslAndI My Old Kentucky Home Store Sold you the cheapest and best i bargains Shingles Two grades 1 SI 50 SI 90 A THOUSAND uj of n MT VERNON DIRECTORY uCOURT CALENDAR sldayQUARTERLY COURT Fiist Mc nIi monthD Second Mon Itday in February Fourth Mond in May and Third Monday in S tember MT- Third VERNON POLICE COURT Monday in each month CHURCHES Services at the Christian Church lug 1st d 3ri Sundas fit 11 a m and chat 730 p in SundayIPasta r Presbyterian Holds services on tilt 4th Sunday morning and EveningI pbyterianres and evening in each month Baptist ChurchServices on the Third Saturday night and Sunday SundayI School at 9 a m every Sunday yet meeting Tuesday nights r 1nansontc on 1IdaySMT VERNON R A CHAPTER No 140 MEETS every FOURTH MUND at 2 pm MACCABEES K OT M TENT No 21 meets every itil1gand 3rd Monday at fJASJ J PING R K t PROFESSIONALI j 1 WilliamslrATLAWewMT VERNON KY JSOFFICE On 2nd floor Tlie Bank of Mt Vernon on Chu street Special attention given to collections Phone No So = or J Miller HIf HUGH MILLER PROPRIETOR nHeadquarters Commercial Men JSST Porter atall trains S a al Insurance of allk kinds Call at the Signal office Mt Vernon last C lV1C 1 CLARYjfil Undertaker i Embalm rilIJ Complete LINE of Gaskets Robesc Orders by Tel eplidjtip Attend ed promptly and Staii1 tG 5 Tr Y 1 iStf j FI iT 1 IW 9rgBred in Old Kentucky Where the Bluegrass is the greenest Where our Groceries are the cleanest And our Bargains are the supremest In Old Kentucky fIgI C A1 3 Shirts and Shoes the finest Laces and Embroideries the nicest Our suits of clothes the tidiest lour Low Prices the sublimest Old Kentuckyic = HOUK ADAMS I 75jirs= b I J CQNWAV 0 Davie Poynter is gaining strength owly Mr and Mrs Frank Blazer were Berea Thursday Wm Hayes of Versailles is here weekapHenrv Hamblin has moved his sawmill from Rounstone to Boones Gap W F Lambert has been work ing on the new railroad the past week US Berry and J H Sig were in Berea Saturday and Sun TemJ W Wren who has been v sick is somewhat iuipfovefi at r this faijwere here from Brindle Ridge last IgSunday Mrs J H Sigman has been iting relatives in Berea for the few days S B Saylor who has been sick for some time is lUuchlb1 d CoatA N Ballard sold his farm near AfropaRmules last week prices ran g 50IJ M Baker of Berea delivered a nice mule to Dr R H Lewis Monday price 50 The best section ofcounty infroadcompleted near here firiofWx Mr WalkeJ Cook of Doug county Illwas here last week visiting friends and relatives deHarrison lofoldM L Kelton attended the fuJ thineralQnDykes Caneihad warm of election last Sal ur day which resulted in A tie vote sqMrsSarah of Berea were guests of Mrs Elmira Hardin last Sunday ItUMonday and enjoyed a very dinner with one of his RtpubI wilicanI1fr and slits Tl el das Dyl were here from Clark county w their son Jesse during the last ness of their little daughter 3l lee trSqlirdaughter of Disputanta attended r church at Fairview Mast Tuesday C call d on Rev W CdanaT xTiicaProtracted meeting fhat fbeinsr c ndtieted at Fairview church S1OO REWARDI- s the usual sum offered for A HUMAN BODY beNFOUND IN MT VERNON And has been fortunate enough to obtain our bargains before he is THE VICTIM Of high prices and low lIuesI SUPPOSED TO HAVE BEEN Cheap but deer at any So come IMURDERED I High prices that our stock is complete throughout as youIwill find after being through BY our big stockI Who are ever ready to show goods and quote you our low prices n f =L by Rev J W Lambert seems to be doing much good and has been well attended t Harrison Brannaman Lee Samuel Purcell W H Jones vid Butner F14I Hurst Jan Les Lambert and Geo Wren attended court at Richmond last Monday Mr James T Todd and i Elizabeth Saylor wee united matrimony at the home of the hr near this place on the evening the 6th the Rev W T Woo shofficiatingmanLittle Mary Lee Dykes the three 3Tearold daughter of Mr and Mrs sse Dykes died at 10 oc1 ck andcryvas en Richmond cemeatery on the 6th The bereaved mily have our sincere sympathy oCommissioners Sale CourtsPlaintiffstT D Mullins etc Defendants By virtue of a judgment and der of sale of the Rockcastle Cir urt rendered at the Sept to 1902 in the above styled case for the sum ofzoooo with interest the rate of 6 percent per sun m 7th day of July 1902 until idand 2670 cost herein I saleing se in Mt Vernon Ky to the high est bidder at public auction on chast00 a m and qoo oclock p m upon followingTwo lots located in Livingston Rockcastle county Ky and the st lot being bounded as follows paWardthe L N lascocounty road and on the West byre andbeingfendant Mullins from Sam Ward The second lot is bounder as oljws On the North by the lands f T A Gresham deceased East by the lands of Jack Snt beGreshamby the county road This lot was purchased from Jasper Durham The first lot is about 225 uare and the second is about feet sjar beinge until paid and laying theTilc force and effect ofa judgment to tatlIB J BETHURUM jbeiithsany on vhndeath seemed orfromle that I had suffered with for years writes P Muse Durham N tivfc Dr Kings New Life Pills sav my life andgavcperfec healtlijsen acisat 1 iF1I111rl PARKSVILLE flour makes the j nicest pies When made in light bread never fails to rise I It MagnoliaUpon which the housewife always relies And the husband thebest always buysI 5fiIAGNOLIJDEWEY 415 i Uti I 1i std L L PerI JbbJ IE6BS 11ts1 IGH Grade not Shoddy IGH Quality good Values IGH Quality low Prices Commissioners Safe Rockcastle Circuit Court PlaintiffDaLurena Hayes J By virtue of a Judgment and der of sale of the Rockcastle Circuit termI1902 styled case thedelcreallnt door of the Court house bi fordder1902between etuacredit of six monthst the follow ing described property towitoA tract of land located in Rock castle county Ky containing 132 aores and bounded as follows andbeginningthe widow Bethurunis field rte sink the beginning corner Sweeney Carsons 125 acre 12ftit Pra poplar and black o akrunsthence S W 610 uman64 W 26 poles to a stake two chestnut oaks and 5 hickory at ling pointers in said line conier o the 33 acre tract laid off to A r Payne thence with the line of Tink 3 N 74 W 42 810 poles to estnut and ash in the line Sweeney and Carson also Sowders line thence with said li 2 W 122 poles to a stone v inters on a ridge Sowders ner thence TT Sfi W TIJ poles Sowdersssing Harmons corner now Bethurum in all 36 910 poles a chestnut oak with pointers rner of the William Adams 50 tract thence with same S 54 E 20 poles and 8 links to a chest nut with walnut pointers wi 74 pothMZ 1 poles to the beginningJ aiditlistrndlegal interest from the day of sale until paid and having the I nitfeetwith these terms S D LEWIS S1 5pecialominisnate x100ofreadersof this paper will be pleased learn that there is at least one dreaded fctaUCure is the only positive cure now known to the medical fraternity Catarrh a constitutional disease requires a treatment Halls Cat Cure is taken internally acting directly up the blend and mucoin surfaces of system thereby destroying the founds the disease and gving the patient ngth by building up the constitution and assisting nature in doing its work The proprietors have so much faith in its powers that they ofitjr one Ilan Dolhrs for any case that it fails to c a rethed for list onesLmoiJinIs css F J CH NErJ5f Co Toledo O Jstilfi by all Druggists 75c tire falls iaauly Pills aro ihe cst was ShoehrJ E SHOES and BOOTS ever brought to Rockcastle county at pricelii lower than were ever heard of You have to call and mine IW IIandconvincelyou E sell FLOUR MEAL SHIF IISTUFF and all kinds of pros duce lower titan anybody I ne1OhioRi PER BARREL 5icQ 1P1 iI =Commissioners Sale V Rockcastle Circuit Cotfrt J N French Plaintiffs vs etcf tJ F Defendant ororuit nrmororattheannumtom outtg ditsCIO paid Nov 2 1901 bototo fter sale at the front door of the bonse in Mt Verncn Ky ptioJicckday of October 1902 between tits roars 100oclockmonths the following deserijbed property towit nA house and lot located m iv yInonara tieltra theandloteson roa back of equal width i34 poles d contains Y onethird acre more or less fland For the purchase price of std the purchaser must execute withapproved surety dear legal interest from the day of theaBidofprenu re to comply termsteti torMaster Commissioner 1COT1Spp Aunm B 1rili Scotts Emulsion is the enPlatwomen and children To the men Scotts Emufc sloe gives the flesh and ength so necessal for tlie cure ofconsunlption and file repairing of body losses from any wasting disease fFor women Scotts Emul does this and more It is andrthat women have to bear To children Scotts Emul strengthtor lsJfIarrhSend forfree sample SCOTT BOWNE Chemists NewYorKiouri yubridgelttdyedfceetfcr was badly inir The thirty sixth enC r t r or Grand Army of tire r iicbegun AJondayai 1t n