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Established 1887 T YULLLME XVII MT VERNOJT I COUNTY KY FRIDAY JANUARY 22 1904 l i THE GREATEST SLAUGHTER Ever pl ccd before the peojlc of Roe keastle county of U hta t late new goods you can always find actual Barrains of sound clean stuff u SUITSYs Worth 125 Now at 75cts Worth 200 Now at i35 Worth 300 Now at 200 forth 400 Now at 300 MENS SUITS Worth 5 50 Now at 400 Worth 650 Now at i Worth 750 Now at 600 Worth 1000 Now at 7 50 VorthI4oo Now at 1150 Allot our it as as AH O Worth The per yard Now at lOe We handle the finest line of Dress goods in town Come and you will go nWfla satisfied that you fire profitted by coming W MT VERNON v Opposite Depot Near Postoffioc HERE 12 Club ice tor both 125 Club price for both 25 Review Reviews yr 250 Success i yr i 00 or of yr i oo My Club rr ce for all three iE are only a few If you dont see what yon want me your mid i will give you a Cutrate Olubj offer s Write fur my Ky a Mrs R S Martinis on the sick list Walter Hunt was very sick Mon day night with chills Alex Tyree is at home on ac count of the illness of his wife J F Watson was calved to see his brother the first of the week Prof Dickerson opened schools Monday with a good attendance W H Pettus has returned and lock charge of the day office again Mrs Farris of Crab Orchard was the guest of Mrs Rout Colyer last week J R Cass went to Crab Orch ard Wednesday to take charge of that office for six weeks Mr and Mrs Bud Durham have returned from a visit to their old home in Casey county Mrs Emma Wilmot and daughter Mattie ate visitiiig Mrs Walter Miller at Livingston Mrs Bettie Brooks left Monday for several weeks visit to London Knoxville and Lafallette Vic Owens passed through town the other day witha great big smile ou his face as usual Mesdames Ellen Mahaffey and Robt Hamm are visiting Mrs Ga len Rogers at Crab Orchard Geo Owen of the Freedom has renteda room and will open a butcher MH P Mr Reed quite an utter sting gentleman vs the guest of Mr and Mrs J T Cherry from Mtur da until Moid W M Ftancisc d Bradford Albright have consolidated lhtI marble work 3f are splendid workmen cud are pntling out lots of vice A jubsINever in the way no trouble t carry easy to take pleasant an never failing in results are DeWitts Little Early Risers A vial o these in the vest pocket is i certain guarantee ache billiuusness torpid liver and all of the ills resultirg fromcdnStk pation They tonic und str the he liver Sold at Chas trustore FADED ri pj IGUUlt ert1 t jignll110CKCASTLE XTiJnm LADIES SKIRTS 750 Skirts Now at 5oc Our 125 Skirts Now at Sioo SKIRTSI200 wi Skirts are good those you pay 8 oo and Sioou for in the city save train fait uriall KRUEGER SONS KY I little pills o0Ic Some Of my l Best Offers I READ THEM MyComApotitan MyEverybodysof i Everybody Cosmopolitan THE list I McKENZIE BROWN Catalogue MtVernon neighborhood Livington againsthead CDayil OUR5 Are 300i JJllODHEJLW LiD STOCK AND CROP BEj1 Sc ot d Saturday 122t fat sheep weight I2OJJ5 which cost 2C per pound and 20 lambs weight 77 flbs for which he paid jto 4j 6 Winchester Democrat M J Farris sold to Ruble Bros of Garrard couutYi4S ipolt Cllti tie at 3c They will be slopped at the Curley distillery Camp Nel Ky Danville Advocatei Forty years ago the farmers own ed 55 per cent of the wealth of this country but such has been the advance manufacturing and railroad building that they now own but 22 it per cent though there has been E no decline ip agricultural valuesled The stock sold last Tuesday atn the Sparks sale brought low prices is the cause being attributed to the inclement weather Fifty head of sheep brought 3 So each two horses sold for 28 and 80 two Warlock colts one yearling and the- other to two years old brought 22 and 40 respectively fie cows sold from 20 to 35 55 hogs at 3 95 per hundred and rj steers that cost 18 each in the early fall only hefdJessajInme POWTJCS AISP POLITICIANS Ir IfNemodel of the statute to be erected to the memory of Governor William tIGoebel Former Gov Taft of the Philippines has left Honolulu for San Francisco end expecs to arrive in Califurnia next Saturday From there he will go direct to Washing ton Chairman Hanna issued a format call for the Republican National Convention to be held in Chicago June 21 for the purpose of nominating candidates for President and VicePresident Housed fundf30000 private subscriptions for a proper presentation of Kentuckysresour ces at the Worlds Fair in St Louis i Tht hones of a man eleven feet in height were unearthed ing Neva day J A H ALBRIGHT Senior member of the firm of ALHRIGUT Anuis or Brodhead one of the best firms in that thriw lug little town He is a splendid business man and stands strictly for improvements on all occasions QU tl 11 rDr rroctorbun htof Geo Long horse for 50 Squire Cummins maden business trip to Pine Hill last weep J F Holman of Stanford was here Monday and Tuesdayi A gcntlemau hh beepju this Ic IlchisJohn Thorn psonSr of Pulaski died last Thursday age 83 years He was buried Saturday at Mt Pleasant Measles are a very common thing ing this section now there being or 15 cases in this vicinity gild several more to come A Gand JM Craig sold to Josiah Cummins a mare for 100 and bought of Mr Cummins a pair 2jearoldniare nlules at 200 The postoffice at this place will rstltwill taRe charge of it in about aI mouth His father W G Proctor has had charge since its foundation Henry Price of Walnut Grove went to Louisville last week where he bought a boiler arid engine Riddle S Price Roller Mills rI Walnut Grove He was accom panied by W F Lee as an inspec Frank Cummins died Monday morning at 5 oclock of consumption He was taken to the Lex ingQn Asylum last fall and brought back a few days ago having taken that disease in the Asylum He was buried in Providence cemetery Tuesday evening WHATS IN A NAME Everything is in the name when comes to Witch Hazel Salve C DeWitt Co of Chicago some years ago how to a sahe from witch hazel that a specific for piles For blind bleeding itching and protruding piles eczema cuts burns bruises and all skin diseases DeWitts Salve has no equal This haS given rise numerous worthless counterfeit Ash for DeWitts the genuine Sold by Chas C Davis druggist POPE SAYS HE IS N01 SUPER STITIOUS theIhaving come to the ears of the ontiff his holiness exclaimed tot friendWhat already Leo was left afterhiselecI months Jt may be a good thing- to look at this from a superstitious- standpoint but J am quite the other- way and think it may even prolong my life- Beware of Ointments for Catarrh that Contain Mercury As p1en117wmsurelr de roy the eensp of smell and completely derange ewlpjy- stemwhen entering it through the racava- surfaces articles should never hit ed except ou prescription frowephysicians as the damage they wth do ten foil to rite good you can possibly derive from thorn flails Catarrh Cure jpanufac- tuied by F J Uheuey4 Co Toledo 0 contains no mercury and is taken Internally acting directly upou the blood ndmucous Surfaces of the system In buying halls- Catarrh Cure be sure you get the geJlUlne4 01OhioA Virginia woman is the mother of 13 sons all weighing more han 180 pounds each r LEVEL GREEN IGoed Roads No 1 In injr last letter to the SIGNAL I promised your reacleis to legin- toiltlrisissuea srrjbcf aiticesjl lot the road rjie ti u Jwill siyjl that dont warn iflec ine nutnot oiious neilhti do iiIi 10 lit call proIberne sto honet thinking minds e I want toss nine good road sfcd upon fcrile sip I sj that in Inc time we may rt pin abunfi 1i 11counfn very bad in some places almost im passable for wagons or even any node of travel You must admit that bad roads constitute the greatest drawback to country life you will admit that the farmers constitute the bone and sinew of Rbckciistle and that for the lack of good roads they suffer more than arty other class IJn is unnecessary therefore for us to discuss now the benefits to be dewed from good roads as all are so familiar with the theI21 matter argues its ottii side Suffice it now to that thoFg where JWodroads have built are becoming richer more prosperous and Inure thickly settledwhile those which do not possess these a eitheraat a stand still or are becoming poorer and more thinly settled driving our most prosperous and energetic citizens to where these advantages do exist taking money and enterprise away Life on farm as a result of bottomless roodsonen becomes isolated and barren of social enjoyments and = pleasures having a great tendency t oEaJ1dp cale jndtlste Good roads in a country like good streets in a town make habitat on along them more desirable lzy economize time and Powerin transportation of products reduce wear and tear on wagons teams and harness and enhance the value of real estate farm products c beautijv the country through which they pass and double our pleasures 1hey greatly aid free mail delivery education religion and sociability One of our leading statesmen once said The road and schoolmaster are the two most important agents in advancing civilization Itfhedifference my friend betweeu rood ivalentltoa money value to farmers as well as social o r political value and leaving out convenience comfort social and refined influence whckgood roads always enhance and looking at them cnly from the almighty dolI tar side they are found to pay haqdsonie cjiyjdelnds each year Qur next road article will be I How to get good roads Uncle Mart DeBords condi viqq has beaonrvery serious tho he may yet recoverMeasles are on the wain not much other sicka kindSlcof4 L ONI JUST ONE MINUTE One Minute Congo Cure gives relief in one minute because it kills the microbe which tickles the cous ujenjbr ne causing the mUI and at the same time clears the phlegm draws ot the iuflamation and heals and soothes the affected parts One Minute Cough Cure strengthens the lungs wards off pueunronta and isa harmless and never failing cure in all curable cases of coughs colds and croup One tuinute ough Cure is pleasant to take harmless and good alike fqr young or old Sold by Chas C Davis the druggist jDaughter Thnt mm1tn flf1vr songsfbrOld MapTEb Pidnt he send anything for your money Ill port him to the authorities at once latjestPof course 6ut tcantsmg them Old ManM aeaf that man is not s ndlerH is a philanthropist I x Every- Friday Landslide In Prices UG BAKERS BARGAIN HOUSE MT VERNON II JSale from January 5th to March 1st 1904 or t II goods are closed rjQOOCLEARANCE SALE Greatest Sacrifices Ever Known in MENS SUITS 51 M ers Round Sack Suits plaidNice 5 00 and wp 00 This lot selected for bestitera to head CLEAR ANCB SALE because of ex ceptional values all good winter weights CLEARING PRICE 888 Winter Weight Sack Suits heavy tine material all wool Suits sold for 10 Clearing Sale Price G85 Childrens Wool Blouse Knee pant Suits were sold for 125 Clearing Out Pvlcp r 7Sc 100 Mens Heavy Bib Rid road Overall Regular price 100 Clearing Sale Price FO- Mens 0c Shirts Oo in now afc Oa- oUNDERWEAR at BIG RE DUCTIONS UG f King Prices INTERESTING DATA CULLED P RObtTItF LAST CKNSUSJ REPORT REGARDING KENTUCKY ILLITERACY DECREASINGI roruLAT1oN 1N CftFISINGJMore Kentucky divorces are ing recorded education is spread ing the percentage of illiteracy is decreasing aud the population ofI the State is growing fast These are the main facts brought out in the Twelfth census the United States These figures are for the year 1900 There are 798027 white children goin to school in Kentuckymore than the number in any 3tateouti side of Texas These figures showI persons of school age five to twenI ty years inclusive for the States in the South Central division areas follows Kentucky 798027 Tennessee 780421 Alabama 733 322 Mississippi 633026 Louisiana 338267 Texas 1215634 Indian Territory 5Q125 Arkansas 11oredSome other Kentucky figures follow In kentucky there are 974219 men who are not married 379002 who are married 32868 who are widowed 2144 who are divorced 1994 about whose conjugal condition nothing is krtoqn There Ire ciiO1tome who j are not married 378296 who are 76955 who are widowed and 3728 who are divorced The percentage of illiteracy among Kentucky people is 135 per cent compared to o i per cent iiiI1880 Of Kentuckys 2i47i7 f the subdivision ace white 1862 309 colored 284 865 Indians 102 Chinese 57 those who are nativ- born are 2096925 There area few thousand more men than tbei are women in this State the divis ion being as follows Males 2 r 0902275 females 1056947 There are fifty Indian women and three Chinese women Jn the Stale The longevity of the people o f tlKi of this State compares florablywiththat of other States For instance there are 133 whitI people in Kentucky who are tyfive years 0 fag or over The States having more than this mum 6Published POSITIVELY The Greatest Sale We Have Ever Held All Profits and a Good Part of The Cost Chopped off Why do we do it We could pack them away and get double for enrlV100emaking an nd7for ourselves and our good This is why wo do it QVEECOATS OVEKCOATS OVERCOATS 11 Mens nice black and gray Overcoats wore worth 5 to fifiO To clear Out quick 27 to SJyO 44 New Winter Boots mostly all Whole Stoolc Sold fpr 2 to 250 Clearing Sale Prleo 100 200 pairs Shoes of all kinds Clearance Price 25 per cent off of regular price BAKER Low i of =bee are Virginia Pennsvlvanan North Caralina New York and Massachusetts OF the ue= roes onaor er there are 295 in the State t There are r305 in Virginia and v35 in Georgia negroes live longer than whites according to these fig urns as there are only 3471 whites be who have seen ninetyfive while there are 4054 negro- sslt1LtU011S At a meeting pfthe City Minis ters Union of Cleveland 0 last week the pastors unanimously agreed to refuse to marry any I rI son who had been divorced on otli ildecisiouand animated discussion A prominent judge gave figures at the meeting to prove that divorces were applied for at the ratio of one to every three marriages The Hev George O Barnes age 3 the Kentucky evangelist and convert to Dowieisui closed a seI Ties of meetings in the church at Whitesburg Tuesday Rev Barnes d land the coming of the Messiah 1n ar at hand He said Woulde Icould see Eastern Kentucky feudridden district immortalized and reformed before I go away I will never die but will meet God in the natural flesh within a few months He refused the Prdfes- sorship in the Zion church of Theology in Zion City Chicago to de vote the teutainlercf his life in Kentuckys feud district Augusta Chronicle A VERY CLOSE CALL I stuck to my engine although nervecwas racked with pain writes C W Bellamy a locomotive firemanI weakeand pale without any appetite and toeElectricbBitters and after taking it I felt as well as I ever did in m life Weak sickly run down peOPiealjways gain new life vigor from their use Satisfaction guaranteed by all drug Price 50 cents ILittle EarnestGranpa is there really lionor among Ihiexes peoIle TeiLaxativemohtxos T Tb i t r 3000 yards of best Standard Calicoes worth 6cts ill remnants frrimf to loyds In a piofe teat ance Price is t Wo want all our Lady Cus toners to get all the 4 cent Remnants they desire as this is perhaps the last chance to buy at this figure Yon know cloth is higher than was ever known and is advancing DRESS GOODS for winter at cost and less than cost REMNANTS of Outings from 1 to 10 yd lengths worth 10c at 7 to Sic ALL GRADES of Mens Youths and Brownie Over alls at greatly reduced pricesA Pair Jeans Pants at at 75c n pair of BROKEN NECK CURED IN FIVE MONTHS The following specir1 from New York dated Jan iilh says Curedof a broken neck JameS Dunn beeuIdischarged from a hospital where spent five motionless mouths rigid in a plaster cast and withzheavyweight at his head and feet wfcich Ifetdf htsljodj table The operation and cure have at tracted great attention among sur geons Dunn was injured by diy j lug from a pier while bathing Three vertebras were crushed gad chipped He was kept alive with 4 great difficulty during the operation splintered bony was removed nd the fractures set Then the whole upper body neck and head were placed in a piaster cast Dunn was aidupon a table and i heavy weights attached to his heat and feet He jwas told that to move fueaut death or permanent helplessness for him and he became rttheThe bones knitted perfectly andIwhen the cast was remover boy ver was found to be as sound asj THE OLD rRHEUMATISJV1N A TOOTH ACHg CHOLERA M OTl BUS CRANJPS DIARRHCEAi ALVBODlLYPAlWSi so CENTS R o OGER S IP your Druggists have not got PR JROGKRS lUIFniATlC PI M1 ln in stock we will send j Chargesi jIrJ To Cure a Cold m One Day l 1Wt IIfIITwoJeys mi MT VERNON SIGNAL =FRIDAY JANUARY 22 190 tj Published every Friday by ALBRIGHTl SUBSCRIPTION ONE YEAR IOO Advertising rules made known on application HON DLXOOllE Of Mercer county is a candidate for Con res in the Eighth district to succeed i I O G Giilteit subject to the action of Democratic party Your support is earn ly solicited Tim lineiior Journal has the following to say anent the pauper countiesIt more than likely that frauds have been committed on the State treasury by rascals and mar nl thieves in criminal pru eciilions = Slipshod county attorneys and atj torneys for the Commonwealth VVignorant or conniving the jury hind have suffered t nesses to be summoned for the Commonwealth who were wholy ignorant of any fact solely for- the DiVgiathe slayer has been arrested and tried for killing John Smith unfortunate name of the decease canine and the witnesses have nil claimed and been paid their attend ance Conspicuous and fatsfeat frauds of this kind are picked out and because they occurred in mawtain counties many very poor pso pie reasoning in the most illog way begin to abuse what they call pauper counties A man who once starts on a fallacious line never stops until he lands in lunatic lum unless by the grace of God je violently buttsup against some im pregnable fact that even a fool cant get over or around A fraud committed in a mountain count mountain county is a pauper c ty a pauper couuty is something that takes more out of the Si treasury than it puts in ergo mountain county is help to State make it pay its own way get out to itself This is a fair re1soningimoneyidolatershis wealth Money cat buy a title in any monarchyon earth Money can buy respectability in any public on earth The first quest io asked when a neighbor dies is he leave a wi1JHow much was t lie worth Is it in bank stock or c shnotes Our mountain people are here They are of the same blood and breed that we are They wor the same God They have same history that we have and c ishJheS3ue bjpcsand aspirations that we do The accidental cir phcumstancesroads have made them poorer not worse than we They commit open crimes we practice our su frauds They kill an enemy dispensinhospitality they give durn nigh all their taters to the stranger and we take durn nigh all the taters a stra 11asSome day and may be some day soon the tables may be turned The mountains are coming They are co E ing in greater power and wealth The doors of the in chambers where untold trea has long been buried are being hammered down We will then be proud of our mountain cousins We will go to see th offhatsday We will trace kinship that we never thought of before Today proudest Baron iH England is who can trace his blood to Willibethe Conqueror a bastard a perjurer a robber a rapist a uiur derer and assassinwhat will we care when they get rich whether our mountain people lived in pau per counties or in Goshen When they come to their own what we care whether they rascaled State out of a few dollars witness P fees or get rich like our pre corps of millionaires by rob the people When they get they are our long lost half brot with a strawberry mark on his left aria IN a letter to Speaker EliH ft Brown which Was read to the House Monday G6v7 Beckbam re plied to the attack made upon him in the Senate last Thursday Senator J Campbell Cantrtll this letter Gov Beckham says he is StrSenator and will not be a cand i ter that office before the next Leg islature Notoriety Senator Can trill wanted and a personal attack theCway to him to get it There always be a black sheep and C trillis HH alVtitan brains Ts to be pittied racrrthan censured because of therfacL thatitheXoriTMas created him such Jay weak dependent despicable creatureK fi iZ s al a =SCRJLPS 0 JET Children love play grown fa ksI displayAutomobilistSay where can get some repairs made Ive with an accident Farmer What dye want machine shop or hospital frigtmoney My dear fellow I lead a regu hand to mouth existance You dont say so What are 11you doing estPracticing dentistry SheAnd are you really so much better since you returned ironyour trip abroa- dHeYes indeed Im quite an youl all your to hear it Mistress Whatever have you JanesasIthow whin the man from thepetentot Blanket Fund a I should give him the cold sho gser So I just wrapped it up ve it to 11imbeTeacher After all the trouble wodcould not your have found it so hard QUI learn Pupil It wasnt because it as so hard to learn teacher but yotealA little three yearold miss while her mother was trying to get her cuasYwas A cricket dear replied the mother- is Well remarked the little lady oilednttnIf Johnny Jones has seven doh aterAnd every dog is white dtheorEach one as black as night And each two cats have 8 sinlLess three destroyed by ra How many lives must 3 dogs to catsbyIve got a job now said first rat oftth Im workingdowa at the creamery making holes in Schweitzer cheese and taking lard out the bungholes of kegs with a twist of the ofshipStruckSiheran a PPhimout of one of the windows of otograph gallery while the high school was being taken Friday andof wesbale eecor Mountain Echo Grandmother gave NaDltieand tinwere two but if divider this one she said each of you will get a taste As Nannie took the fruitknife from the table Ernestt usnertwoiretastes Here is the germ of something that fi emSein this office over the kind of a case in which she is Some say it is burialhe case suggested are er case and smierkase Take your choice 1Yaas sah De ting what dis eah country needs is tnooe prisons sah mooe prisons theretheEvery State frbingpehersany penny teachure is chock full of pennyt rascals frtaintcountry needs is some million tar tenchures an it needs em mighty bad Inboy who the brother of tqalesgrocerytheother the loaf sugar By mistake the grocer gave hiai granulated and the boy was sent batik to have it changed our new only as he kjnaad of sugar biiiies all thee time Why dont you change then as you dp the sugar1 Wcant chauge him- capserrevepsedhtattlltoe aow ys r JOC THE VIEWS OF GOV VA DAMAN OF MISSISSIPPI In his inaugural address del Iv TttesdJa 1race detorioratingletmorally every day Time has dem crfntitaial as a free man than as a slave that he is increasing in criminality with htful rapidity being onethird garILLITERATES MOST LAW ABIDING The startling facts revealed by the census shows that those tt can read and write are more cry isjl than the illiterates which is tint of no other element of our populBiion I am advised that min mm illitteracv among the ne groei is found in New England where it is 217 per cent t Theto maximum is found in the black belt Louisiana Mississippi and South Carolina where it is 657 rcent And yet the negro onehalfIddhundred than he is intle bturlt In the South Mississippi particularly I know he is growing rse every year You can scam pick up a newspaper whose pa ges are not blackened with the ac count of an unmentionable crime committed by a negro brute and this crime I want to impress upon u is but the manifestation of the negroes aspiration for social equal toty encouraged largely bythe char acterof free education invng of which the State is levying tribute upon the white people to maintain The better class of negroes are not responsible for this terrible condition er for the criminal to envy of their race Nor do 1 wish gisfor it I am not qensuring body nor ant I inspired by illwill forthe negro but I am simply call attention to a most unfortu nate and un cokeketheRErE1t FIrTFrSTIIAatEND3t NT sierSurely something must begone My own idea is that the character of educationfor the negro ought to be changed If after 3 ears of earnest effort and the expenditure fabulous sums of money to mecote his head we hare only sue in making a criminal out of and imperilling his useful a id efficiency as a laborer visdom vvould suggest that we make anoth experiment and see if we cant improve him by educating his hand and his heart There must be aHe moral substratum upon which to desirdereThe Governor also declares that the people of the nation shouldI rise up and demand the repeal of the Fifteenth amendment SCHOOL BOOK BILL PASSED BY SENATEill A surprise was the passage ofa School Book Bill by the nate without a dissenting vi It was a combination of the various 1bills offered iu the Senate and was formulated by the Educational Com mittee The State commission will be the Governor Auditor Tr eaSthat urer and the three members of Board of Education whose duties shall be purely ministerial The real adoption will be made by a county board consisting of the areCounty Catant hasandom among the books offered by various companies the State Hoard must select the ones end ed by the greatest number of conn boards A set ot pricesis affixed varying om ten cents for a spelling book Sdale0gbears It is believed the unanimous dorsement of the Senate for bill insures its becoming inv soon CASTOR A ameForIaBttuts sad Children n nY HaYlAlwaylluPt- J1 ars the illR1eatveot Leap Year Ode It may be my last Its a desperate chance HeDoui run so fas- tOrrjilmakeyou dance Beauhit you can Make s e your wifeIBQrgive me your lifcj I SUNDAY SCHOOL RITHE the International Serl 24 J9O4 Jena leered at Kazarrth ReI 4gf0came intu OVB mad Htr own receled kiln natJohn Ijll LTLINE OF SCRIPTURE SECTIOX 14CuArrestSBeslnningMatt i3e5lnmns or Jesus Galilean JJInlstry Mark 114 Beginnlnsof Jesus Galilean Ministry 15Rejectionat nzarethMnrk G1C it lazarethLulcelIBG72- tmeIllo rejection at Nazareth oc cor ned In April A D Part of The year of obscurity PlaceNazarcth In Galilee NOTES AND COMMKNTS Between the Incidents of todays lea oSOD and those of last Sundays an inter duringmiwas wont JudeaIlittletover a year a carpenter in Nazareth Then He had gone away to the wilderness of Judea John the Baptist and since that time strange reports had come back to the home town Men said that He had be come a great prophet and was rivaling John the Baptist himself John 412 comeinbu sty healed the spa of a prominent man there John 44654 and from Cana only four miles away that He ned water Into wine at a weddi feast John 2111 The synagogue I the day of which we are studying w full ot His fellow townsmen all eager claaereally so great after all He entered as His custom was into the synagogue Referring to His custom of preaching in the synagogue when ever possible That He had always been an attendant at the synagogue we without saying Stood up to read As a distinguished man whom wanted to hear Jesus was everoneI duct the service The prophet ShoWSIthat quotaItlonen day of vengeance ot hauve gone on S1S not This qualat is priceless to in because it cleaves Christs conception of His minis notany so as to those who need helpthe poor the captives the blind the bruised The reference is not to physical conditions alone but to the heart Ute The ac year of the Lord Thewel eSPEcialbounteper of the sacred rolls And wn To speak This was the c lorn aEyfe3 fastened on him Not mply because of Curiosity but held the strength of His wonderful pets ality Today hath this Scrnlture been f filled Jesufe great declaration of H self and His mission to His torn townsmen He probably said a gr atthe deal more lhat not reported All bare unedugrace mES peopleby eHessvi th They felt His power but that He wes really greatas great as had been ported they could not believe for was He not the son of an ordinary carpenter It they believed any such thingof would have to prove it to them seeingthatproof of His great claims Physician heal thyself A challenge to do FarroeHis own town what it was reported had done for others Jesus never ac we whreHe preached nor His relation to the Fa ther depended on the ability to miracles and Hewould not worltthe satisfy people who considered them the sonshipHis2327 see Kings 1724 and 2 Rln 5 1lu enraged the people to the last degree Jealousy hatred and murder heartsre the midst of them went life way This does notas ReIbletectlon The temptation scene wing of the temple precludes atVaJesus would resort to such means totheron of the person of Christ overawed the fickle mob Adeney This Is a remarks nottorget tnatpatand sorrowfulness of the Saviour at the expense ot the strength and even jesty which the Gospel story sometimes reveals Compare with this John Hf 38a 186orsCrapes from Canaan Fools always try to retrieve folly w1thofthe falsity the The wise man tears pride when ho thepraise the door is shut it is an foci ta lion to knock befthis9neloquenceyour religion The world measures men at their deathto thbyHarI IAyersbeamity y St row wlcureWait your os4 che or letrd but aetttitwlbeetvttreicMMck U- sUCKINGRAMS one DII j nnnnnnn- tE uj a E r- hw w w ww wGE Uw Ew E Q- E V- w = 0 r tIj- Er EE w EiflUl1UUl1U iU =mnmmmmminminminminimmmnimmnimmmmmn CANTHEADUSVWE HAVE THE STOCK And Good Goods at Reasonable Prices Will Always Sell comUgreatestlineClothinglook at our winter Underwear you will m ss a good thing PeticoatsUnderwearcan dress yon up Ve meauonanybodYlflm woman youth Miss boy girl even the sweet little infant in the cradle JC HOOKER CO Livingrsfon Kg f Ul111111Ul11UllU1U111 111111111111111111111111111111111111 111111tlU glNEWS ITEMS Iwithcancer A Chicago postal clerk has been atDto foreign countries A bill was introduced appropriat ing 15000 for the repairing of Clays monument in Lexington recently damaged by lightning Advices received at the State De partment in Washington indicate that there is extraordinary prepare Japan1ythird negro tried at Hopkinsville for the mur der of the unknown man near Pembroke was given the death sentence The jealousy of the people of two Oklahoma towns caused a pitched battle between the inhabitants in seriouslyIlawounded onThe latest strike of the Ken tucky Joint Oil Company compos goodmRichland field areaem a by degrees as the result of a scheme for getting small amounts from people in the Western and Middle States George Smith fifty ears old a farmer placed his head over the muzzle of a shotgun and forced his trigAndger was The Big Five Oil Co has install ed pumping outfit and will put wells to work considerably adding to the output of this field ich averages 1000 barrels a week themtom Vigilant running into St Croix F W L although coosgaDl at sse1 Mass- in ISOIsecured control of the United States alty Company the socalled Real Trust forcing out Cornelius nderbilt and twelve other mil lionaire directors of the company One hundred Yale students of the scientific school will attend the JunenotUnitedapStates instructor in military tactics the school will be in command companymn To have an Income ofrccoooo month to manage gigantic busi ness corporations to be a Senator United States and to control politics of a sovereign State of Unionthis is the lot of William A Clark of Montana dayorefourth million belong to ua trede unions another million trade unions not yet national in theirscapeanttlleremaindercom the arm of unorganized labor Struggling in the icy waters of- ho river in the blackest depths Mammoth Cave eighteen deleIi to the National League of mmission Merchants had a nar escape from death All were thrown from the boat intothe water was eight feet deep and lives would have been lost for the bravery and strength of of the patty- Patterson president of the Ben tucks State College is repotted to 111111411t w j rrM 1 I 111H11111 lUlU JONASMKENZIE KYifor Everything jury Goods Clothing Boots and Shoes and General Merchandise PRICESPhone WtCZEMIAITCHES STINGS AND IparaCillllDb RELIEVES ECZEMA INSTANTLY PoresDrawsaffected parts without Drying or Scabbing 25C ALL DRUGGISTS For tirely IAboutiW6R S WHITES l ii r For 20 Years Has Led all Worm Remedies sorc z3T Azr DaUGGrSTSPrepared by JAMES F BALLARD St Louis Sold by CHAS C DAVIS Mt Vernon Ky XSKXC3 I SOUR SOUR the C Poynter old stand is the place to get 1 fiAt Bowl Soup or a Nice Lunch also have a full line of Fruits and Fresh f Groceries WHCHASTEEN t r wMtVernon Ky r ti S B RAMSEY For Fresh Meats of all Kinds Lire us a trial and if we please you tell others if not tell ns MEAT any part town SHOP opposite Cotrt house be in a dangerous condition at the St Josephs Hospital He was taken there some days ago suffering with a geaeral breaking down and without publicity being made of his removal there His serious condition did develop until recently With one exception hi the oldest college president in America Un CertainAndarent jouj married yet NoWell well I thought you were engaged to a certain young lady in Germantown No I was engaged to an uncer WhyIm M M w M M w M M u o = i CREAM lloatInQuantitr 1 3S EVERYBOTTLB D of f W deliveied in of in basement not SIMPLE COLDS pionlonged beginningBcold and removes the cause of colds 25c 5oc andm ooa bottle at Chas C Davis drugstore thinkiyounot sorry yourselfl that you ate so much turkey hadntanypie How high did the mule kick you Iwuztime to take de measurement c JI I IiMT VERNON SIGNAL I MT VERNON KY JAN 22 1904 I Z9 cats up No 79 where- you emit to Cornmuni cut with SIGNAL 791 s WtWJ Co jloulvLlX TIME TABLE of 24 north 1206 p in 26 north 1137 a mof 23 south 129 p nat 25 SlUth113amTAS LANDRuai Agentso Phone No 58cc4trredat the Ut Veroa Itr ptmce ai r eacla mat- terPERSOiAl Mr R B Mullins has been sick at this week Capt A N Bentley was up from Livingston yesterday be Miss Ellen Butner is visiting relatives in Brodhead Mrs Sue Mullins was here between Ala trains Tuesday Reuben MulMns IMS returned Fla tram a trip to Harlan 20 Oscar Bryant has been working nights at East Bernstadt- Mr us any Mrs John Abrams were here from Climax Tuesday Doe Bryant and family are visiting relatives near Level Green Alex Wells has moved to the Albright farm near Freedom church Miss Sadie Martin was one of twthemaMondayMrs W L Richards was taken very sick Vednesday but is better at this timejW S Cummins and family left at for Bucklin Kaus where The he willlocatesWill Fish has recovered from the- Lexingmeasles and will return to jaa ton to school Sunday Mr and Mrs A B Brannanin J were in from Vtldie Monday rioting some dentistry done The wife ofA W Huggins the printer died at London Sunday morning Mr Huggins used to work hereneElzi Mason the boy who is mak ing his home at C C Williams is vtry sick and it is feared that he is going into consumption Iso Mr D N Williams is spending this week on the waters of Rind Stine making a general survey of a boundary of timber tenmandays with something like a para lytic stroke He is in a very serious the coudmonIfApp Taylor was down from Ha zel Patch Sunday to see his brother and Tom who is very sick with few vef but much improved over lastw weeks condition Mr Byuum Carter one of the good citizens and splendid busim ness men of Garrard county was left here Wednesday looking after some important business matters ing Lee Chestnut has gone to Lcuis vine to study medicine Lee is one of our most deserving young men and we hope that he will make a grit success in his chosen propc fessiou Judge M Ljarvis is to become a citizen of Williamsburg He hay 10andvantages of our town and is coming here for the purpose of educating childrenTitnesC a small chap of three years living with his parents at toll gate on Wilderness Turnpike two miles this side of Livingston had a lIog drover to nickname him sapsucker for his proclivities in climbing up and down bed posts falling over chairs pots pans and kettles Ever since J that time he has been known as Sap OvensIL 0 C A JJeThe Signal has just printed new j directory for Mt Verrion and Liv t in lstop exchanges Charley Martin and Miss Martha Long eloped to Jtllico a few nights ago and were married There will be an old fiddlers contest in the Court House here on Monday night February 8th This l will be the first day of court there will be some ten or twelve andIf fiddlers enter the contest HUd Lear was tried for lunacy Monday He has been sent to the asylum two or three times already The both day ol Gen Robert Ed Lee was appropriately observed in many places throughout the states Tuesday Capt L C Smith general man ager for the CntuorSinitli Lumber has opened an office in the old brick hotel A Gand J M Craig bought Andrew Owens one gilden for by 854114 sld to iJrojks andEaslej Garrard three horses and mules fair priers Oi the haltdozen or more hand nic calendars which we have ret none compare with the presented by Miss Ellen neI agent lor The Equitable Life surance Co Rev Green Fish and Marshall Smith are preparing tooprii a story the Jr Parsons property about mid Nay between here IudaI Wildie The style of the firm will Fish S Smith The L N will sell tickets February gMi to idth to Mobile for 1800 round trip tc New Orleaus 1970 and to Pensacola 18 00 good returning Feb thaccount of the Mardi Grasti t NoTice All parties owing will please call in rt once andB settle same We wish to close last years business naHOUK uItFOR SALE One dozen iron beds IIIt50enty comforts made from good rial Price 50 and 65 centsVMRs WILLIS ADAMS SIMUXG SCHOOL Miss Helen Thurmon will open a spring school Brodhead on Monday Feb est patronage of the citizens ofm Brodhead and vicinity is most re spectlully solicited 15 3 tvCircuit Clark J F Griffin and j Oouk hive completed the as scssois lax lists which shows the uixaliie property pf Rockcastle county to be 1098371 Messrs comPliImented 1theExchange No 66 F L Th mpi3 residence 87 Krueger Sons fistoreresidence Several new phones have been added to Livingston exchange at Good service is being giv in exchanges as well as on connections Sam Hysinger says he about has man located who robbed him about 125 a short time ago Sam sold him several stead of cattle accepted a check for them when presenter for payment to protest and by the time to Sam found that the check was no good the cattle had been sold oney pocketed and the man hada the country It is to be hoped that he will be successful in bring the scoundrel to justice and ser cure for him lodgment in the pen where he properly belongs S From the following which ap- eared in a recent issue of JessaI ine Journal one would Brer McCarty or some of hiss immediate trends had been suffering a hardship at the hands of some his or their city friends Our readers have doubtless the expression That fanner horse poor or That farmer is lane poor but it is a safe assera tion that no one has realized thattsome farmers are company poor but such is nevertheless the factt To explain our meaning let us count the cost to many farmers whose homes are always the meet fifteenjcIty horse to his buggy and each horse was fed two meals during the day that would mean iwentvfive per ieed wouldiamounl to 5 TIt p hay they would eat in a day would Iamount1o 3 or a total of 8 for the horses Now if each visito r as often as the horses at th same price they will have devoured1 8 worth of Mr Farmers provisions Not counting the work o the wife and help in the kitchen and hands at the stable the coin pany will depart leaving the IG to the bad This happens at many places each Sunday of the year and each day during the semiI annual protracted meetings the church near by Is any wonder that there are so farmers complaining of hard IDanyI 1000 year goingtato tertainment fund i There will be an open session of the Senate held in the college chapel next Thursday night Allcor invited to comecc Our Representative W A B has introduced bill making it aI misdemeanor to sell toy pistols to This would be a splendid law upon our statute books and we hope Mr Davis will be successful in putting a big bill through Many alloy has been taught to care pistols simply having a toy one when sc rcelj large enough to w ilk and when Iln- grownup they want a real pistol What a serious mistake it is ford puents to buy such toys for their childrenI pie Mrs Jacob Sambrook is visiting oil relatives in Cincinnati and John Magee bfTncaster was in town Monday and Tuesday MIAndyin Louisville this weekWIMr and Mrs Nathe Mcyhorter and are visiting in Jackson coiultyIMrs E Fishback are visiting relatives in Falt Miss Mattie McFerron OUlhI and flying visit to Mt Vernon John R Carter is visiting rela this week in Nashville Tenn Mrs E Wilmot and daughter of are visiting Mrs Walter Miller the BrOdheadJthas guest daughter Mrsbu m R Carter in mlinsTl1esdlYI case Mr will leave this week for their new home in Louisville of E Chewuing and faIntly will A in from the country and cupy ther old home six Mr and Mrs Henry Browning occupy the Magee property ed acated by the Mndd family Mesdames John A Mulltns and oEdIflow with fever are now couvales CocentJohn McFerron of Pine i1lrJ u was in town Wednesday en route tose eiStateThe young ladies of the Christ n church will give an entertainment February 22nd lor the bene tie t of the church Mrs Dee Bryant and children are an Level Green on account of the lins condition of Mrs Bryants father pen Martin DeBord Mesdames F P Gates W F Tubbs J R Stuckey Ed SPronit and Fulleu Brnncisco have been very sick this week Raymond Mullins who has been with his sister Mrs Geo Reynold under the doctors care willreturn ba Brush Creek Saturday Mrs Susie Ricard of Niagara old Falls Parret Nash of Langford James Jordon Jr of Valley View have returned home after a visit with Mr and Mrs Geo Rey krnoDr Sprowl and son Everett ISlr5Pornand Will Francisco of Brod head are ere on account of the condition of Mrs EdSprow at 1Mrssutnptiou Mrs Owens was a member of the Christian Church aud was a good christian woman nd a good mother She leaves a and foursmall children to her losseLexingtonI r church Saturday evening and Sun day morning and evening The Church has employed the Rev Gillam for the year 1904 and there willL esersicesevery fourth Satur mouthSve invited Edgar Haye ahd Miss Clara Griffin were aadiritU VatJeBico returnrard will leave for their future home at Cincinnati- f MbnJay Mr Hayes is the son o Mr and Mrs Brack Hayes and HayesrGeo Griffin She isa lovely and accomplished woman loved every one and the groom is to b congratulated on his choice of helpmeet througli life Their le gionof friends join in wishing them- a long life of happiness and joy t 31CKEE Jackson County Mrs JR Llewellyn has just rejd from an Attack of sorec throat Dr Auryx is going to Louisville take a post graduate course m medicine Ally J R Llewellyn has built law office on m tin street opposite Welchs store maul Welch of this place has to Central City in Muhlen count Two oil wells have hern put in this coiintvm tJclast two tnonthonee a failure ad o ily fount gas in the other nor but thisshouldliCIt discourage our po as we know we hiVe plenty of if the people will only go woik have it developed Town trti tees hate been elected here The first McKee has had ce 1882rr h pe it xxiil be gal ment to the town if they have a stock law enforced keep some of W H Clarks dogs hogs cnws and horses off the streets which are as follows I4 dogs 35 hogs 7 cows 15 horsesI mules Circuit Court closed here Saturday The court was so pressed with business that penal and felony cases only were tried except a few equity cases which were decided by Judge at his room of ni htsr lony cases as follows were tried murder Jacob Seaborn 21 in the pen Isaac Harrison year on false pretense MeKiii y boys for shooting from am sh at one red fox two years each the pen RB Maker hog steal one year in the pen John E llcomb fcr burning store when was called Judge Faulkner was sworn off bench and the Governor appointed exCongressman White Estill county to try the case jury was brought from Owsley county and resulted in a mistrial being for conviction and six for- acquittal A special term was call to dispose of this case beginning August 22nd This is said to be the strictest er held in Jackson county ever a place needed its chimney laws ruled out and court inVearuest it is this place and Faulkner says he means to things changed in his courts weatths Attorney LewIsi Hyden is doing his duty a unlieard of hire for the last few yearH J Mullins of Rock cas was here during court having a billof exceptions prepared to take appeal for his son Wm Mul who was given 13 years in the for killing James Singleton PUBLIC SALE I will offer for sale at public out 29thIpersonal property 2 mares 5 and years old leach in fold by a good one bay horse 7 years old 8 twoyear old calves one one year calf one two yearold yoke of steers five heifers 3 year old two milch cows with calf one brood sow and shoats one road wagon on top buggy organ household and hen furniture Terms of SaleCash in Maud orseven hundred pounds of ba on poultry and other property too numerous to mention CYNTHIAFRYE TENIed for ten years with dyspepsia He spent hundreds of dollars for medicine and with doctors without receiving any permanent benefit He says One night while feelin exceptionally bad I was about to throw down the evening paper vhen I saw an item in the paper regarding the merits of Kodol Dys pepsia Cure I concluded to try it and while I had no faith initlfelt better after the second dose After using two bottles Im stronger r and better than I have been m years arid I recommendKodol Dys pepsia Cure to my ends and ac quaintances suffer ing yr from stomach trouble Sold by Clias C pavis druggist ifel tshow this bt prepared but our ideas on thesubject are s different that it is eyidjent ope o ort the other of us is crazyl kt aiamtac beIsayin1 tbe woitld have no moresinse than tpfkeI a crazy cook J IF UNWELL Try a 500 bottle of Herbine uo= tice the improvement speedily effected in your appetite energy siieugth and vigor Watch bow it brightens the spirits gives freedom from indigestion and debility Isaac Story Ava Mo writes Sept 101900 I was in bad health I had stomach tronbe for i 2 months also dumb chills Dr 1V Snort prescribed Herbine it cured me in two weeks I cannot recommend it too highly it will do all you claim for it Sold by Chas C Davis druggist GREAT OPPORTUNITY afforded the Prospector Home seeker or Tourist account of the very low Colonist and Homeseek- er rates to points in Arkansas Texas Indiana and Oklahoma Territories Missouri Kansas Nebraska Colorado and the great Western States via Missouri Pacific Railway or Iron Mountain Route from St Louis or Memphis Cheap Colonist rates to California and the Northwest effective daily Sept I5th to Nov 30th 1903 Every first aril third Tuesdays ofeach month Colonist and Homeseeker rates to certain territory tin the West and Southwest Liberal limit and stopover privileges for Home seekers Personally conducted Pull man Tourist sleepers to California Free reclining chair cars For map folders descriptive literature free consult nearest Ticket oraddress R T G MATTHEWS T P A Room 202 Equitable BldgI Louisville K- y4yers Falling hair means weak hair Then strengthen your hair feed itwith the only hair food Ayers Hair Vigor It checks falling hair makes the h- airilairVigor grow completely cures dan druff And it always restores coldrto gray hair all the r dark color of early life hITtr hair was falling out Iwillr and afraid all Tlien tried HaIr It iuIektrstnpned tlia falling made inr hair aliI it to L IizabetbN1s- 171abottie r co Altdrtnt forJowell Jta Falling Hair =W M Francisco MONUMENTAL WORKS Brodbead Ky Granite and Marble Monuments and Tombstones ALL YORK FIRSTCLASS SATISFACTION GIVEN Frifh FWelBR- ODHEAD KY GEORGE JETER PROP MeneGood Sample Room Livery Attaches The patronage of Rockcastte citi zens specially desired The Veranda Hotel JOSEPH COFFEY PROPR Stanford any Specially equipped for traveling men Sample room on first floor Bath rboms free to guests daygFowler Allrljlit BRODHEAD KY MANUFACTURERS OF Tombstones and- Monuments IA LL kindsofmarble and granit work neatly done Cutters carvers letterers and ornamenters We make a specialty of high grad work feb 27 tfn J C vlC CLA 151 Under faker rrbalmer CaLINE ofGtskts c Ortlei shy Telephone attend t ed promptly l StanjEbrdi Ky Jrg r trat 1ift fc Ccc AegetablcPreparationThrAssimilating ling dteStomachsardBowels or Promotes DigestionCheerrul ness and RestContains neillter- Opium2 rOtVhine norincraLI NOT NARCOTIC IkrrpQlald onPs Alxrnna 11n1Jpl agarncifenjhc forConstipalion Worms Convulsions feverish ness and Loss OF SLEEP Facsimile sgnnture or 4 NEW YORK two cOpy or WRAPPER c LH CASTORIAL For Infants and Children HaveIijj Bears the i Signature r 0r3srop citPnguI Use Fr Over Thirty Year- sCASTOff RIA COMN roan I Agent THE BM OF lT VERNON MT VERNON KY OPENED 1900 CAPITAL STOCK 15000 C C WILLIAMS PRES JAS T ADAMS VICEPRESrW L RICHARDS CASHIER A B FURNISH DIRECTORS C C Williams Geo Livesay A T Fishi3 H Martin Rod Perry Vincent Boreing J E Ilouk We solicit accounts of firms and Rciivicsirts Careattion is given collections entrusted to us Our friends and patrons are invited to call r Phone NQ 55 FRENCH UCKjand WEST BADEN Springs In the highlands of Indianaa two hours ride from Louisvile there flow wonderful healing waters that youd spend hundrec s of dollars to enjov it ty were in Europe A recent visitorCrom Pbilad ha echo former v P 1 4Carlsbad every year said I do riot see why anyone goes to Europe lormedicinal waters Time water is as beneficial and time scenery and surrounding country the air and the oppor tunities fur recreation are better the hotels and all accommoda SpringsJandThe splendid wooded hills with the coo invigorating air of these r highlands where one can er joy rambles in tilt depths pf the forest t or rides and drives anon r the numerous bridle paths and road 1menLi I ON THE MONON ROUTE For booklets telling all about the Hotel Rates and full information write E H BACON 1VP A Louisville Ky L WilliS GRIFFIN Practical Undertkerand FUNERAL DIRECTOR 11t Vernon Ky l Stock Complete FINE HEAttSE Attached lamish Metalic Caskets and have Embalming done on short notice Gome and see me anything I have not got can get for youjon firw train that leave the city ORDERS by Promptly Filled No 63 I pRESGRIPTIpNg E Gan wire Phone VERY druggist says that his drugs are pure Every drug gist says that he does not sub stitute Every druggist says that he does not use inferiort- ylterateda drugs Every druggist says that he does ac mte work What is there jjjjjjlfor us to Bay different from a iy v else Venwe m k It v you to bring your prescrip Lion hero n111 see the kind of a treatment you get in Our store f aiid notice the wt everything Tt is done and then see if you t do riot feel thet the medicine f 2 doctorfibi Chas C Days RHONEit4 MtVHnnK J J 7 rYt 4 t I Ia- 5 r ij d s It fl i iff i ii The Lieutenants Christmas Boxei tDr REID ti00 svfj iN ij N1N + N Nt trirJMSl nan Storr r M IBS FELICIA Df SMYTHS vas aIflaUe on the nniier cinisi saa irancisco society Her cuumI o soda eminenco could disputed for the Pe Smythe family tree was traceable as far back is S0 mat 1Vlicia herself was heiress to r1ihichfoiircalion ituuiy years lirillinnt 1kbttIJy a hr1i1lirncrial vrtroite he had cornered ihe sosp marltct Va period wben taporulcCIH15 ati OTher commodities were shipped thitlicrI arouml the Horn and lie had a iromenLons profit The absence of soap t liad not embarrassed the population in the least so far as its allluHor were concernnl but soap tras a ncc F5ty miners jeans and flannel shirts and ferI Be Smythe wisely heW onto the Jin til he get his own price for it runriry other San Franciefomilliof It couid therefore truthful be raid at ViImthtbe1aimatIebirnOneY1r n nieo but natural that the envious wayttongue of scandal sh iilo Wag much wealth aud aristocracy were concerned A corner grocery tuana wife to whom De Srny the lucre hafi given the cut direct one afternoon in the parl from the liegbtof her carriage nEd tnrousbthe lorsnettes slassy eye had meanly retaliated Nicli is the petty via caciivecess of tome natures by doclrr irg that the De Sicjthes went lint broke upon their arrival in California and Mrs Be Smythe hid tacn iu plaiij sewing toI help supply the larder with beaus jaaks and an occasional rasher of bacon Xor was thuit all The grocery laiy had damaging documentary evidence up her fcleeve in the shape of a letter of thanks over the De Smythes signature minus the family crest now their stationery for the formers mtronI age But thIs proved a mere the surface of the Be Smyliies tiCal vave of hoiial succeFS Shortly afUr the grocery bore To let sign and its occupants w nt back to the Fa tterlaEc when they hinted a legacy had bern left them The base theory however that they were bought off has strange to esy it adherents to this daY Felicias formal entrance to society had urea made viK the shriinppinl tea route The list of her accomplishments war appalling She had spent three whole years in a seminary three whole months abroad had acquired haughty 1didlnue air and through persistent of codllver oil a lissoau figure which was always faultlessly Joynrrl by Mine Vere do Vere the French modiste She entertained ex tensively at the Pe Smythe mansion in town their villa Belvedere atd thou I t bungalow at Barlingame Suitors prose irated themselves vainly before her ft r was destined that not until America warred with Spain that Felicias heart was thrilled Jjy love It happened on the arrival of the Nine tyninth Tcnnelraslta volunteers Cu riosity had taken her with her chap crone to the Red Cross rooms at the herhand1rgood looking young lieutenant and handed 10 her She bowed her thanks The officer lifted his hat Felicia smiled faintly blue blood may be kinder to a soldier than a civilian especially if he L iabshoulderstrapped Again the lieu tenant bowed then moved away 4 How nice of him not to presume thought Feuds lIe certainly showed tie refinement of a gentleman and a thoroughbred Instead of speaking he mIrarAs a matter of fact the lieutenant had suet bitten pif the half of a large cheese larfwicii and couldnt have uttered a Jf syllable tosave his life The Nhietyninth Tenrelrasirans went lrto camp Felicia a day or so later ordered the coachman to drive to the Presidio When she had located the lieutenant she graciously asked him it the men of his company needed any as sistance It soshe Indicated her puree with a daintily gloved hand Conver sation after that did not languish Felicia found army life quite interesting She brought Papa dc Srnythe with her goodlookingi Another fortnight and Lieut Boggle elon of company ZNinetynlntuTennel raska U S V was also a flake on the upper crust of San Francisco society and his handsome form was seen at all elite functions To think that you are going to UnIamong those dreadful Filipinos and climate that Is a continual Hammam bath gurgled Felicia with a burst of tears that iook the starch out of the VVnose unbecomingly What a shame you cant dine with on Christmas day But cover nilndIIl send you the biggest Christmas box that I can find with a delightful surprise in it and ob of good things You are such a good thing yourself IndistinctlyWIiat icia nIare the dearest angel in all this world my love replied Bcggleston finally Oh that Is a very sweeping asses i tion she protested coyly s The young officer shuddered con vulsively JDont Felicia dont I begot you evcr use that expression again helm plcred It is peculiarly obnoxious tc 1me 1I really cannot tear to hear It vourllpa- B ST UNIMENTONEARTIL v Henry D Baldwin Snpt City 4V2tir Works Slmlsbuitf writes I have tried many Vij of lininient but have never edtnuch benefit until I used Bal J ltiliniment on earth 25C yoorJ tlelt basC 50Cand41 T xinjgftpre T 1withthat he had ever loved another andhei words recalled painful memories III did not explain the cause of his agitatloj and the agony of parting temporSrilj erased it from Felicias mind In another hour the noble lranspc f Sardluebox had ridden the bilge water bay tide in safety andtl1rned her nns eagerly toward the pure ozone outsldf tire Oolden Gate The lieutenants Chr lmas box wasj packed sealed carefully labeled in hold letters and delivered at the quartermas ters depot for shipment to Manila In size it eclipsed all its companions Even woulc1bedhcIrccIPicnt s ly above everything hiss in the box Hue and required the brawn of three express men to dump it from the wagon It contents would have stocked a MIiJc storeVStowed away amid this assortment canned luxuries was a mysterious parcel from a leading jewelers It contained a pair of red white and blue suspenders with Remember the Maine etnbrnid ercd thereon by Felicias own fairi fingers and adorned with buckles upon which th lieutenants monogram was emblazoned in rubies diamond and sapphires thus carrying outthe patriotic color scheme with charming effect Tile De Smythe coachman had been discharged and pending the hiring of another Felicia was forced to patronize street cars along with plebeians Spend ing her last cent on the box to Man she borrowed a nickel of a policeman get home on and had just wean ly thrown herself on a divan when maid announced that an applicant f the xoachmans position was very anx ious to see her Its just title way miss explain sa the man when admitted to the presen of the heiress I thought if I got ahead 1tBogglestonwas here and knew I wanted the job you might give it to me All saul Felicia lieutenantscmjploy IfyonaskwaslhispardI What do you mean demand Felicia ofIand I worked together in the city ball he was head janitor lIe always was a bright chap took to politics naturally and made his way up ia the world Thats low lie got his commiszion through a pull One thing I lUte about him he a jr j p ITS JUST THIS MISS never was the least ways stuck though he does hate like Sam Hill to have folks know about the janitor busi ness But I had to speak about it to l you know why he would be the first to say a good word for me Felicia tat as though stunned The lieutenants words came back to her with frightful significance Dont use that expression againI cancptbearit No wonder he couldnt endure to hEar- the words a sweeping assertion Thej reminded him pf broomsas dustpans and nshbins and things Felicias blur blood almost congealed iu her veins With great presence of mind she dis missed her caller and telephoned to tha family lawyer For the ensuing few hours the wires between California and Tennelraska were kept piping hot The coachman story alas proved tec veracious Upon learning the awful truth Felicia tool to her bed with net prostration In the basement of the De Smythe residence yet stands a largt box the contents of which would steel a delicacy store and wIthin which n superbly jeweled pair of auspendtrs blushing unseen in a bell of straw pac ng This is not a tip to burglars but t ecord of the inglorious shattering ot loves young dream And in faraway Manila beneath a speaking palm tree yet sits a good look ing young lieutenant in an army due uit somewhat in reed of laundering lent of this he reeks not for noheiress It here to see Christmas apptoachet gain and again and the thermometer uricts Itself towards the ether blue wthed in the diaphanous folds of inc uito netting his eyes glued to a pair if marine glasses Lteut Uogglestor cans the horizon ever and anon for a Ifirislmas ship anc18 Christmas box hat will never never come Were All There- About 11000 automobiles were told u this country last year rmarkstbIChicago Daily News though nan it often looked as if that many rerc passing the point where he was rying u cross the boulevard on any pleasant Sunday last summer Doesnt Want General Recnsriiitinn King Peter of Servians to be formally ccognlzed by the United States He still hoping however says the Cul ago RecordHerald that only a trusted ew of Ida loving subjects will ever be 4 e to recognize him when they see him DOMESTIC TROUBLE It is exceptional to find z family e where there are no domestic rup Lures occasionally but these can he lessened bY having pr Kings Nei Life Pi11s aio nMuch trthubl they save by their great work i stsrBacI and liver troubles = They not only relieve you but dure 25Ctat all drnggists 0 1VV VlSi n French translation of one of J Fenimore Coopers novels there is curious blunder on the part of the traslator and his attempts to explain only make tile matter worse The author wrote that a certain personlge rode up to the house dismounted from his carriage and hitched his horse to a locust L ryocust here o course referres lo a species of IreeV The Prechmaus dictionary doubtless gave only sauterelle as an eqiv lent a word applied bneh to the common grasshopper He1ca itnesaittercllc he hitched hisj hore to a grasshopper hut wm prohJofwould be mistifiedy so he introdnc1 ed a foot not at the bottom of the Tsge iu French of course which translated into English read as Ifollows In the United States grasshoppers occasionally grow to enormous incredible size When a particular gigantic specimen m t up with it is customary to stuff it weighing it down with lead for greater solidity theaniraal tois placed in front of the outside door and used for bitching horses RKV CARLISLE P B MARTIN1LLDV Waverly Texas writes Of a morning when first rising I often Cffind a troublesome collection of phlegm which produces a cough and is very hard to dislodge but a small quantity of Ballards Hore IIo f tait1dIthroat or lung troubles Price 250 yc 100 a bottle at Chris C DavisdrngstoreV WIY is a woman like an brelbtsked the cofmundrntn propouuder Because replied the prosaic in dividual she always has to be shut up when5 No guess again Vaasd 1 No its nothing abonl standing in thejiallor anywhereelse A woman is like umbrella beause nobody ever gets the right one Why is II Xo that isnt the answer Its a better one than youve gotV f Dont you think I know wheth er it is or not Whose conundrum is this yours or mine IPWell shes like an Icati5it isnt because she fade tWIt old age is il You ought to be ashamed f yourself Iain Is it because you have to put her uo when its cloudy and threatening no that cant be it Because shes a thing to have in the house Why is Youre not within miles of it Because you cant find a pocket in either Why is j Xo have another shotb I wont A woman isnt like an umbrella There is not the slightest resemblence You let me alone knew you couldnt guess iL Its because shes accustomed to reign Then nothing but the hurried departure of the conundrum pro pounder prevented a breach of the peace V The Keystone of Good Healtk- is pure food Lion Coffeei- s all coffeeno glazing of eggs or glue to conceal de fects and cheapen its quality Fresh and uniform rich in flavor because always in j sealed packages never in bulk In Washington when amnu comesjhome late at night with a black eye and torn clothes jhe puts on a diplomatic smite and says something outhaving dropped into the White House J WONDERFUL NERVE Is displayed by many a macen 1 duiing pains of accidental cuts rejetbetrpuble Its the best salve on Dearth for Piles too 25cs at a111 r druggists J HaveYou Made Up your Mind hereIYOLI want to 1Heiw about the West or Southwest IP TO THE WEST OR SOUTH WESTOVHV NOT hAVE rVQVR TICKETS READ OYER THE HENDERSON ROUTE VYost cant get better service YIEE RECLINING CHAIR VCVON ALL EVENING TRAINS BETWEEN KEN POINTS AND ST 1TUCKY AND THE WEST ANDSOUTAWEST thatJAS THE OFFICIAL ROUT- ECOMFORTABLEFjOR TRAVEL BETWEEN KEN lUCKY POINTS AND THE WEST ND SOUTHWEST VjGetthe Henderou Route habit KOUNDTRIP HOME SEEK E RVSt AND ONEWAY COLO NIST RATES IN EFFECT ON FIRST THIRD TUESDAYS OF EACH 310NTH H Ask us for rates and ask us first L J IRWIN Genl Passgr Apt GEO L GARRETT Trav Passgr A gt- c LOUISVILLV Kv Barber Bay rum sir IBoy getting his first shave Nro thank you Ill take an ice cream soda please DayIIb y if it fails to cure E W Groves sig nature ia on each box 25c mar 201yr- There was ence a young man named Rolly Who every one said was jojly He went into town Got full us a clown And now hes in jail by golly SAVIm FROM TERRIBLE DEATH t The family of Mrs M L Bob bitt oCBargerton Tenn saw her dying ahd were powerless to save her Tile most skillful physicians and every remedy used failed while consumption was slowly but surely taking her life In this terrible hour Dr Kings New Discov trv for Consumption turned despair into joy The first bottle brought immediate relief and its continued use completely curea her Its the qiost certain cnre in the orldor all throat and lung trots shIes Guaranteed bottles 500 and LOoi Trial bottles at all druggists f MrsrS understand yourdaugh ler is taking lessons in the cullinary art i Mrs CThe idea Sites doing nothing of the Sort Shes only lgOJnliUTS The walking sickwhat a crowd of them there ate Persons who are thin and enoughtogO Chronic JJ cases thats what the doctors call them which incommon Englis- hinans1ong sickness To stop the continued loss of flesh they need Scotts Emulsion For the feeling of weakness they need Scotts Emulsion It makes new flesh and gives now life to the weak sstemVgetstj1111Qf the rut It makes new rich bloodstrengthens the nerves and gives appetite or Ordinaryfooci ScOtts Emulsion can tie sicknesslaststime VV f Theres new strength furl flesli in ever dose We will be f fewlcIoses 1Bethe1E 1fSfL k Great Slaughter1 OF PRICES I HOUK ADAMS CLOSING OUT SALEz wE thank our patrons and friends for all past favors and invite all to come and share alike in the Bargains we are offering in GreatIHats Shoes and all winter U OurSfockof complete and we willoffer BAR GAINS in all lines stichaswere never heard of ofereb The Very Best n i oo s The Very Lowest I P icesi MT VERNON DIRECTORY CCVU RT CALENDAR MonIdayCOURT Fust MOn- day in each monthICIRCUIT day in February Fourth Monday in May and Third Monday in September MT VERNON POLICE COURT Third Monday r in each monthI CHICRCHES SerVices et the oiirmiau Chnrch Prfaeh ing 1st iSr I ijuudIlt a anand at 730 p Sunday chool9IOV5 m every Sunday Prayer lleetiuE Thursday 750 pan The public are cordially Invited to attend all eervicea if Fr byterian Holds services en the 4th Sunday morapg and evening Church Services on the Third SUDdsYIIIfsbmc- Athland Lodge jiw meets 2nd day 9 a m UT VEENONR A CHAPTER No UOHEET8 SECOND MONDAY at 2 pm- 3gfe MAtCAStEVK OT TKtTiUo meets every 1st nad 3rd Monday at 730 p m JAS E HOUK Cots dnAbcDsXIP K MYERSIM L Dentist Mr VERNON Kv FIRSTCLASS WORK OFFICE At residence on Old Mainstknown as the eC Williams residence PHONK No 73 Will be iu office at BRODHEAD every MONDAY noon till Tuesday iioouC C Williams ATTORNEYATLAW MT VERNON KY iOIFICE On acd floor of The Bank of Mt Vernon on Church stfeet SpeciaI attention given to collections Phone No 80 Miller House HUGH MILLER PROPRIETOR Headquatt rs for 11 Commercial Men- VP rir all trai s 4ij- f V S f1J =y We Want Money andwe will sell you goods at actual COSTFOR CASH Houk Adams Pore 75 Mt Vernon Ky Tlaq7CoaT7 ShipstuffandSalt always on hand l1arletIprice for Country produce Old Iron wantedV All CoodsV I Exchanged O- roneyRefuode The World All Knows The Louisville Henderson and St Louis Railway the always popular Henderson Route is the Worlds Fair LineI- fyou have a trip in VieW to Evansville St Louis or to allY point in the West or Southwest ASK US FOR RATES Ant Ask Us First 1VIftnereare reduced rates in effect on account of special occasions Home Seekers or Colonists Ex cursions we have them E MWOMAOKV G L GARRETT City Passenger AgehltVTraveling Passgr Agt- L J IRWIN General Passenger Agent Louisville Kentucky MOTH MemphisfirstFor oneway tickets Half the One= Way Rate plus 200 MissouriArkansasWrite for particulars and cost of ticket from your home town Tbe run tollS tbrnllh lmIn Teus equlppet with niedern cumtunlbl curs Tbese trIn mate qeict tuna ed tree oonnruions for parts of the Great rntbwet CoPTotnulTtroujh With a Camera 10 SCHAEFER Traveling Parsorgcr Agent Cincinnati O E W La B2 AUME General Pass and Ticket Agt St Louis Mo wmitting Fevers and by going to the seat of the trouble worksrpermanent cure VpipTY CE TS PER BOTTLE AtChas C Davis Drugstore J i p