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Digital page images are linked to the text file. u Established 1as7 VOLUME XVII MJ VERNON COUNTY KY FRIDAY JULY 1 1904 NUMBER 40 1 ICKAB OlCHA111- Mrs D C Payne continues quite ill Misses Alice Green and Ernie Meuifee visited in Stanford last liuruh Buchanon who has been iitiug his mother here has re turned to Montgomery Ala Viiliv Sigler who has the telegraph business in FloridaIis spesidmg his vacation mother MrsEtbel Stigall of jHarrimnn Tenn is spending the summer with her parrents Mr and Mrs A IJnstin George Thompson has just returned horn a few days visit to his nephew Jasptr Thompson near Woodstock Buck Varnon will have to con suit the Hon Fountain Fox Bob bill to get the definition of his grandiloquent words Bio Jones of the Baptist church filled his regular appointment last Sunday preached toa small audi cnce on account of rain Miss Annie Austin of has been visiting the LancasterI naiigb Miss Anie turned home with her to spend a few days Ive tried to start a question and answer column hut it seems that ro one except your Level Green correspondent takes any interest so Ill quit Crab Orchard Fair 272829ththof August A large ed any one wanting lodging and board during the fair please call on Mrs M B Patten Mrs M E Bronaugh returned on the 23tb Inst from a visit toI friends in Stanford and vicinity Her host of friends here were glad indeed to have her with thennal again iIIeyKanjlarrhed the summer with his wife andJittle daughter who have been with Mrs Sitter Mrs Gashdollars mothers for the past year Your Correspondent enjoyed a pleasant surprise on Saturday last by a visit from W T Mulllins and wife of Maretburg with whom we spent a short time chatting very agreeably Mr Mullins seems to be a man of good homemade sense such as we do not meet with everyday and his wife is a lovely little lady DeWitts Little Early Risers j Jta gripe To cleanse the liver without quiver Take one at night DeWitts Little Early Risers are small easy to take easy and gen tIe in effect yet they are so certain 11retiefness and all troubles arising from an inactive sluggish liver Early Risers are unequaled Sold by Chas C Davis the druggist a y iutsetnnti vigblle II IWlTJ Rlt Rev L B Dodd and wife have returned after a lengthy visit relatives in the South Mr Fogarty who has beeu boarding at the Commercial Hotel offand on for the last three year died here last week The good citizens of Corbin a justly indignant user the illegal a rest of a preacher who was sittii in the depot at this place slit waiting for a train We stand that the officer making t arrest will be prosecuted to thee elll1 extent of the law Mrs Mary Williams sister of t late A J Curd of ihis place di here last last Thursday She was a model Christian woman The funeral services were conducted lay Elder T M Myers at the Christian church She and her son Curd Williams moved her fro Casey county about a year ago We are having an abundance of rain and the farmers say that the prospects for corn and potatoes are the best we have had in ten years Frem this time on the rain will make more corn than the plow but I regret to say that some peo pie who live in the country and pre tend to farm dont know this Nevertheless it is a fact that uio corn is lost than is made by de plowing after the corn is wai high If any farmer dcubts this let him try the experiment and convinced of its truth It is ge the man who plows his e most that has to buy corn be fore corn is grown again A word to the wise Iud progressive farm erbut sufficient but keep the weeds out CHAS C DAVIS our roc druggist asks the readers of paper who are suffering with indi gestionir dyspepsia to call on hi once and get a bottle of Kod il Dyspepsia Cure If you knew the value of this remedy as we know it would not suffer another day dol Dyspepsia Cure isa thor t ough digestant and tissue buildii ig tonic as well It isendorsed per Jay hundreds of people whom it has cured of indigestion dyspepsia palpitation of the he and stomach troubles general Kodol Dyspepsia Cure digests what you eat It is pleasant palatable and strengthening Too Small Will you have a smile asked Titewadd leading his guest to the sideboard DmTt care if I do answered itheTitewadd poured out the drink preserving his wellknown economy materialS asked the guest peer ing into 1m grass Say Titewadd this looks like a snicker WORKING NIGHT AND DA The busiest and mightiest thing that ever was made is Kings New Life PiUs These p change weakness into streng listlefsness into energy brain wontderfuldruggists Hats and Hats BHODII BAD Jessie Let iaay was in Brodhead- to the first of the week J H Dunn is a delegate to th Shelbyville convention Horace Benton has returned from- s an extended trip to St Louis Misses Sussie and Lydia Hilton- e have returned from Lancaster rMr Richard Ward of Cincin Johnlefromheto attend E meeting theI chippedh thisedpoint nMrsare down from Corbin the guest of friends and relatives Miss Mae Magee has t1from a pleasant visit to relatives and friends at Livingston Plenty of rain Farmers wanP ing to work but had better vat until the ground gets in No dePnits word from the Con gressional race at this writing bu it looks like Gilbert will be the man Rev J C Livingston filled his regular appointment at the Chris 10pr sbeStanfordnrnThere was a small wreck on the L N near the section house Tuesday uight No one hurt an very little damage Mr and Mrs Galen Rogers and ualp tsfrom Crab Orchard Sunday the guests of Mrs Ellen Mahaffey IIMrs Thos Capps has returned to home at Lebanon Junction after a weeks visit to her mother Mrs Bettie Brown near Freedom Houk and Nannie Albright of MtrVernon were the guest of friends and rela tires the first of the week Mrs Houk is now with her daughter Mrs J B Purcell in the country artWEAK HEARTSsIare caused by indigestion If you eat a little too much or if you are subject to attacks of indigestion the puffpup S s the heart and shortens the breath Rapid heart beds and heart disease is the final result Kodol sia Cure digests what you eat takes the strain off the heart cures indi gestion dyspepsia sour stomach and contributes nourishment strength and health to every organ- of the body Sold by Chas C Davis the druggist largYe a r r requestedDwaysverthy ofagd d our walker in astonishment andsl said Why bless me m man I couldnt walk that way yon was to give tie the whole shop ITheCood Summer Tie Is Here e AND YOTJ MUST HAVE 2 8um m e r C1othing jc OUR line is complete come and see them it costs you nothing to look We have any thing you want that you have to wear such as r Shirts Collars Cuffs Neckties Ready Made Suits for Men Youths and OY s I Straw Fur fixy dODeel Dyspep Old of all kinds Overalls Gloves and any old thing YOI want to wear W E also have the greatest line of Tailoring in the United States with prices that will sur prise you Ladies Skirts Waists and Slippers all nice firstclass and cheap cA Complete Line of DRY and NOTIONS f We want your trade Come and see us The leaders in their 1 netJv C HOOKER CC 3A UIVINQSTbN lii K v I LEVEL GBEKN 3gainIcourteships short calls among nahors rest from manual toil andm other pleasantries hut who knows that we are required in this day IIand time to keep one diy in seven holy i e sanctify it and if we are so required who can tell us wheth er it be Saturday or Sunday Where is any divine authority for a change of ret days and fromIhorses c every 7th years as we now have to rest every 7th day But whether the decalogue is stir force or not we think it best econosmy to tale the day off It aflbids todn crop prospectsover boast in a pleasant way of their young colts calves lambs and pigs delighttyoungchicks ducks oslin s c Atdy for usa and how they will work Avegetableschicken new honey and other fats dayIior tote a fresh bucket of water They want to go on uninterruptedly in their talksoften spirite- dargumentson polly tix religion WdJohn Smith or convert the worldand save the dearpeople from sin or political annihilation Finally when the meal is prepared often those good women are tooI hot and tired to enjoy it We are not a strong Sabatarian or a Sundry Christian but we do know that Sunday is more poorly kept by our best class the women than any other eventhepreach ers cause them many hours hard hot labor on Sunday which makes hint jxirliceps erimini to the mat ter but he eats asking no ques tious for conscience sake when gets it prepared It seems that Too much difference in the labor of men and woman exists in this free country and that some needed changes should take plat in domestic affairs as well as na tional State or county Comet let us give our women as much rest as we take they need and deserve it too We attended the communica tion at Wood Stock on last Satur day 0f the F A M Betsy hauled me thither trod I must say those Gladeites haveas fine wheat grass corn oats and gardens as we will find elsewhere in Kentucky and lots of these crops and gar dens were growing on land that sold for less than 2 per acre in my own short recollection One man BillyGGriffin showed me 53 fine large heads wheat cut from one or the product of one grain problemifcontained 40 grains equal to 2120 in all Now this isan amount equal to 21 20 times the seed sown suppose he had sown one bushel o seed on equally as good land and that every grain produced 2120 grains would he have raised 2r 20 bushels of wheat If not why not for by count or number he has 21 20 fold and why tot by meas ureSayMrEditor you make my articles contain witty funny wishIYOUdPl Iithemsum rain but enuff yet we airver- tbaakfulTthe Y little ye did get Joe a Brown is home from KentuckvTJni versify Jack Towery has gone to business again A C Sowder wife ShowJaft IfThetibn passed quietly in Brown pre duct withGilbertthree to one Wheat is yielding well W H Brown raised the best crop and R EWCO ODS i gaming Every Day JI ILOW20 per cent 20 per cent LL CLOTHING at Manufacturers get our beforegoing elsewhere i Yours for bargains L H DAVIS Livingston= in Hurst is the boss cradler He cut 128 dozen at Wm Browns oneIhalfthis Gillis Craig and J M hisi son hot the lambs in this part at cents BUCK VARNON POLITICS AND POLITICIANS It is Saida quiet campaign is un DemocratiCjvicepresidential Republican NatioualO with the exception ConventionI noted members A E lie Combs Gov Bradley and Com Indieana an thanked Gov Duibin for refusing surrender Fugitive W STay lor Editor Roberts acted asspokes manIliams is the choice of the Demo erotic National Committee for temporary chairman of the St Louis convention No tickets to the National De ocratic Convention will be place on sale The distribution of th seats controlled by the National committee will begin at St Louis July 5 at 6 oclock p m The total number of tickets is about six Porto Rican delegat may be admitted to the Nation Democratic Convention making the number an even thousand The Hon James A McKenzie lonefdied at Oak Grove Kentucky a a BRUTALLY TORTURED A case came to light that for per sistent and unmerciful torture has perhaps never been equaled Joe Golobickof Colusa Calif writes For 15 years 1 endured insuffer able pain from Rheumatism and nothing relieved me though I tried everything known I came across Electric Bitters and its the greatest medicine on earth for that troubl few bottles of it completely r osI5 Satisfaction guaranteed by all dru gists News to Him I dont believe you know anything said t teacher to the bard m the State shopHI dont be you know that Methusaleh deadI didnt know he was sick Utfirst class in geography was called Published Every Friday ROGKCASTLE MesdatnesvIatildB GOODS I Cut on all ShoesI Cut on all HatsICost centsjKy NEWS ITEMS Two men were killed and several wounded in a construction train wreck between Jell LO and Knox ville The Jefferson Guards at the St Louis Exposition will be equipped with slungshots Miss May Sutton of California won the national womans tent s MissjZion City rj Attorney General Hays holds the act appropriating 60000 for the erection of new buildings at the State College to lie constitutional Three of the Rothchilds have signified their intention to give providingIParisian working class RogersItucky building at the Kentucky building at the Worlds Fair with fumat endingeas announce Sunday night was 540485 an in crease of over 65000 over the previous week Pennsylvania capitalists are said to have closed a deal for 00o thee counties of Knott Pike and Leslie The women are assisting in the work of completing the defenses at Port Arthur It is reported that the Mormon church is acquiring other vast tracts of land in Mexico for colonization purposes in order that converts may not be compelled to seek homes in Utah The Kentucky Chautauqua As sembly opened its gates for the eighteenth annual session at Woodland Park Lexington OB Tuesday Two carloads of United States foundation stock for breeding cav airy horses were shipped from Lex inRton to San Francisco where thee Philippines The fourteenyearold victim of Euporag s neck and led away the horse on which the pinioned negro stood The lynching was witnessed by a crowd of 3000 pe t letThe King believed to have isbeen the finest buffalo in captivity was killed in a fight with Black Beauty his rival for the leader rk1ZoolQgiC KENTUCKY FAIR DATES The following are the dates fixer for holding the Kentucky fairs foe 1904 as far as reported Khicsville July 152 days Crab Orchard July 273 days Danville August 33 days Harrodsburg Aug 93 days daysBrodhead 0 Sbepberdsville e Aug z34 dayjii Shelbyville Aug z34 days Springfield Aug 244 days merset 304 days J to Ang 303 days j = 3r4days r4 days t Elizabet blown Sept 64lysH- artford Sept 214 days Georgetown Aug 912 days London Aug 243 daysaBarbourville Aug 3i3 days Berea July 42 days a NIGHT WAS A TERROR I would cough nearly all nightlong writes Mrs Chas App gate of Alexandria Indndcould hardly get any sleep I had consumption so bad that if I walked a block I would cough fright lly and spit blood but when all medicines failed three ino V bottles of Dr Kings New Disco ery wholly curedflme and I gained 58 poundsIts absolutely guaranteed to cure coughs colds grit bronchitis and all throat and lung troubles Price 500 and Trill bottles free at all druggists Woman is the real economic distributor The millionaire moon facturer imagines that he hims If runs his business Ohno It Is run by farmers wives When thy do not care for yam or calico his looms stand idle for a year the vast machinery of the world turns cm womans little w rdhI want Hence the education of women should include this factor The desire to want the right things PILES UPON TOP OF PILES Piles upon top ofpiles of people have Piles and DeWitfs Witch Hazel Salve cures them There are many different kinds of Pilot but ifyou get the genuine ani original Witch Hazel Salve made by- E DeWitt Co of Chicago acute is certain H A Tisdale of Suramerton S CXsays I bad piles 20 years and DeWitts salve cured me after everything else failed Sold by Chas C Davis the druggist J Ive come to tell you sir that photographs you took of us tie other day are not at all satisfactory anIthought you bad birth taken N f r1VJt VERiNON SIGNAL t FRIDAY JurY 1 1904 1 t Published tery Friday by EDGAR S ALD RIGHT SUBSCRIPTION ONE YEAR IOO AJllhti iut Tunes made kacirtlrt va a6JSlicatiout FOUJAILER- e a are iiuthoruedtb announce j B11 JOHNSON a candidate forlHilcr of KocVftistlc ty r subject to the action of the ItepuMieai jparty Democrats not only in Kentuck but throughout the country an sining nl one chorus Wont Pout Stay Home Hill Brjanyuu their sang is ad Ires ed to the men whom democracy twice in surcps ion honored with a rtesidentiii nOIr ualoJ a man who is belover of Democrats everywhere and lus prohably the largest single follow ing of any Democrat in the corm try today It is to the loyal Mr f Bryan that Democrats are appeal lag They want him to stay a home among his own people wi h ithose who have made hin honoi ed him and admire him They art anxious for him to reimin in tlt fold aud stop quibbling over the ifs1I1c1Iuds of his party as o ciates Any mast who voted foi Mr Bryrir in 1896 and 1900 should be acceptable to him now The want him to stay in line and in stead of talking against talk fin the man whois most likely to b the stair lard bearer of the Uemr cratic party in the coming cam paign What a splendid thing and what a lorions scene it would be if tit gifted Nebraskan would walk into the convention next week and catching the vast throng of dole gates at St Louis with his pcron al magnetism and lifting his elo anent voice say Fellow Democrats I have beet opposed to some of the suggested candidates for President of tie United States because I have fell that they did not belies e as I do because they have not come ovt freely and openly and expressed their opinions on pending ques tions and offered solutions isting evils produced by l publlI call1 giSIatiOlI an Anther thins pucn Den cratand I anvfti nomImy power for tire man you lute nt this convention be he e ther a Moujik or a wild and woozy Texan MY God how the thousand would yell The old convention lull would rock and the rafter I would shale hats would go uj and handkerchiefs would fly in e t breeze delegates would go wild the very roof would he liftd and Bill Bryan would be the greatest mar on earth He would have the best seat in the sanctuary and nothing a would he too good for William Te- nings Bryan the orator the states- mani and Democrat He would rise t superior to the occasion and there t in would Bryan show his true great r ness and demonstrate his true fit ness to be ranked as one of tht j greatest men of his time We all understand his attitud toward Hearst There are man t extenuating circumstances and sec jappreciate them Mr Bryan and 1 Hearst are great friends and have f supportedRJ rnand his newspapers Hearst did more for Bryan than any one bunt dred men in the United Stales fBut the people show clearly and conclusively that they don t want tDlr Heart and Mr Bryans loyally to his party should rise above his personal feelings for the mil I lioiiaifc editor of nine great dailies Mr Bryan should take his friend tc one side and address him thusly f It wont do friend Hearst it simply wont do I am for you an3 would h i pleased to see you noun nated and elected but it has been tthoroughly demonstrated to your Uncle loa that there is no use t bucking against public opinion II I the hulk of tile Democrats of the country were for you I would then stick closer than a brother but I i am older than I uster wuc and f made somewhat wiser by experi fence I want to see my party win t We must defeat the Bronco Buster t the man who shot a Spaniard in L the back at the battle of San Juan L Jandbragged About it when done We have a a chance de feat Theodore Rooseveltvbo en tertained and sat down to sup PAPER 13 TCRN iI J with a negro at the Nation home the Mr Roosevelt who hrs built up the most powerful and unscrup ulous Federal machine ever known DemIocratsunity there is strength No stunt the1waynee by me 60 Willie while love you with all my heart r III kiss you goodbye and support poples choice This year the voters and the tax piyers want a change the business interests of the country demand itJ We hive had too much Roosevelt He is not a safe man for President and the people are tired of him He fjrced himself upon the Republi c ins and compelled them to nomi nate him by reason of his Federal machine He fails far short of Mc Kinley and the business folks real ie it This is a Democratic elI the sun shines hright mudour home is neat and clean and while the SI san is a little late there will be to frost on the Democratic crops in November So Mr Brvan take our advice make no more Ne fork speeches against Mr Parker jr any other Democrat who sup ported you Give old Grover h if you want to but say nothing against Parker McClellen Arthur Pue Gartnan and a host of other vho supported you Mr Bryan you area big man with big brain a id big soul lent you are making a big mistake by renting halls and speaking against good true bin Democrats Come now and quit t lis monkey business as tin loys say stay at home and play in your own back yard with your own jolitical kith and kin Quit finding so much fault quit making nountain out ia molehill and f glorious victory will be ours Jo sph Choate will be returned and vVilham Jennings Bryan will be 2nt by a Democratic President as linister Extraordinary and Pieni Dotent try to Britains capital then t again charm the people of England as he did when they said o mini when on his visit to that coup ry that he was the greatest ma they ever saw SCRAPS 0 JET tWuat We Are Coming To If IOU please sir Well Jimmy Me grandmother sir Alta your grandmother jn Jimmy Me grandmother andme moth er What and your mother too Both very illeh No sir Me grandmother an ne mother are goin to the basebal ame this afternoon an they van ne to stay home an take care ot ne little brudder Constancy They say that youre a menace to The public health oh dollar hill One heart at least to you is true In spite of germs I Inve yon still All Rules have Exceptions Oh mamma my satchels busted criec little Ralph running into the room Dont ever say busted corrected mamma say either burst ir was forgotten anti the next day when at dinner Ralph was describing a playmates house Do you know right in front hall they have a Ralph Les tat ed remembering the conversation If the day before a burst of Abra ham Lincoln lie finished triun phantly Darwinian First Monkey Vhy is your brotherputting on airs Second Monkey He has joiner GreatGreatGrandfatlers A WellMeant Sugg e s t ion Grandmother We cant decide what to call our liferary club Dicky Call ittlr Foxy Gran mas These trousers are very much worn this season said the tailor displaying his goods So are the ones Ihaeon plied the poet sadly ICnpid Age is Cupid Hard to tell ISo youthful yet he sings Perhaps you judge him like a tree And count him by his rings Wrong Tactics The Czarcries when oneof his generals loses a warship He pught to quit cry ingand kic- kWood Anyway Crawford Whats that peculias odor in the house Crabshatt Its either my dau h ter at her burnt wood decorations e or els ny wife has scorched the breakfast food Not At All Anxiwui Mother Willie dear did you ever have any- troublewith the other little boys at IWillieevery onceu a the least bit o trouble Prefer It Private You women will never make successful politicians said the bachelor boarder fairIlypewriterBeca you dont care a rap for public sentiment explained the b bOf course we dont rejoined the key manipulator And ba sides uo gentleman would make love too tvontanin public a nyvay After the Introduction He xvnrltt yon music r it an imperti nence if told you tlut love you already She No not an impertinence Merely an untruth No Business to Kuow Elderly Aunt Gwendolen you shock me when you talk of a wedding being pulled oIL You ought to be ashamed to use prizefighting slang in speaking of so solemn a thing as it wedding Voting Niece You misunderstood me Aunt Hepzibah I said the wedding hail been put off But how did you happen to know that pulled off is prizefighting slang Mixed A curious and amusing nixture of early piety and worldli less came to light in a city schoolroom one day when the teacher b id asked the children to write on their pads ofpaper sDinething about t ic profession or occup ition in which they would like to engage vhen they became men and wo nen One little girl wrote briefly mt effectively I would desire a lady rider at a circuss if it was lie inla will Another little girl with equally mred ideas wrote Missionary but ii not that mil mery and if not that millionaire r clerk in a candy store Dangerous Adiuissious =It is lan erous to make confession un ess one really mesns it and we may add that it is sometimes don erous to take a confession as lion isti meant A husband and wife ietwecn whom a little unpleasant passage had occurred had made the tatter up and the wife saidas it to clear her conscience Oh well I suppose that I have ny faults Yes my detr said the hus band What I simply said Yes That I have my faults exclaimed the wife indignantly What are they I should like to know Well to begin with Oo dont want to hearx Honors Were liven =Maxfield Parish the illustrator has a pic urerqne house in Vermont and from this pleasant home he often m kes excursions into the wildesf and most isolated parts of the State During a recent visit to New York Mr Parrish said I stopped over night at a lonely Vermont farm last month The house commanded barren and desolate landscape It was any thing but gay Ilemember the brief con vers tion I had with tbe farmer as he showed me to my bed Avery quiet placeI said It is said he Does a newspaper ever find its ways wher Seldom Theo Isaid you dont hear muck of what is going on in New York eh No said the farmer grimly nut then you see theydont hear much in New York of what is go ing on here either STATE OF OHIO City of Toledo Lucrs County FRANK J JMIENFA makes oath that he senior partner of firm of F J CHE stY tCO doing business in the Oily ol Toledo County and Slate aforesaid and that said firm will pay the aunt of ONE HUN DRED DOLLA ItS for each and eVer date of Catarrh that cannntbe cured by the use of Hulls CatarrliCur FRANK J CHENEY Sworn to before me and subscribed In my presence this GtMay of December AW GLExSON SEAL j Not try Public Halls Catarrh Cure is taken internally and acts directly on the arid mucou surfaces of lute system Send for testimonials Addres F Jr CHENEY COToledo 0 Sold by all Druggist IIaH8 family Pills are the best Janas McKenziersold to John Cress Iqheadof hogs averaging about 166 tt at 4cts r ALLIGATORS TOUGH HIDE Used to Be Considered BulletProof Ball from Alodern Rifle Piercftslt EasiI amIgatorsthem in the eye or in some soft place 4n the upper past of the body But the improved rifles and ammunition of the present day make it possible to send a ball through an alligators skull or in deed through any part of his You have heard how people are contlnuallJI inventing stronger kinds of war vessels as 1Jas larger and more powerful cannon As soon as one nation makes cannon that will fire more tremendous balls and shells than were ever fired be fore other nations make the iron and steel plates on their war vessels thicker nod stronger and the contest goes on and it is impossible to say which will at any time be ahead in the racethe enormous cannon or the steelplated vessels But tHholl h we may improve our rifles the alligator has no means of strengthening or thickening his hide and so his armor which used to be his principal defense against his enemies is of liilleiis to him now when a man fires at him with an improved rifle KOREAN CHARACTERISTICS People of the Hermit Kingdom semble the Chinese of the Sixteenth Century The Koreans are more like the Chi nese than the Japanese and they used to hate both the Japs and the Rus sians with equal cordiality reserving whatever affection they possessed for outsiders for the Chinese In size they ire much like these continental neigh bors and in appearance imagine the greatly resemble the Chinaman of the sixiecnili rentiiry in other words III Celestial as he was before the Manch invasion Irevious to this change in dynasty the Chinese did not wear pig irils They shaved the top of timer heads and drew hair from eacl side up so that It covered the bale portion tying it in a Knot ou top The Maneluis however were a tribe of tails and they forced the people the had conquered to adopt the same cus tom Korea being out of the heater path for conquest escaped the erUct and its people still adhere to the old customs In fact for many centuries the waves of invasion from the north have passed them by and they have and do ask only to be let alone and to he allowed to run their own affairs Their motto is Korea for the Ko rears JAPANS MERCHANT FLEET Up No 1S70 There Was None Except- a Faw Coastwise Trading Junks Its Recent Growth The growth of Japans navy is no more wonderful than that of its mer chant fleet Up to 1870 there was none if we except a few coastwise trading Junks In 1S92 there were 714000 tons nf modern shipping That has increased in Ion years to 934000 1902 and the Japanese merchant fleet soon to take if it has not yet taken seventh place among live worlds peace navies The growth of the merchant fleet was most rapid about the time of the Chi nose war rising from tons in to in Only GrEat Britain the United States Germany France Norway and Italy surpass the shipping of Japan The Japanese merchant fleet is even greater than our own foreign fleet It is our enormous coastwise shipping that places us second to Great Britain in total Japans naval vessels are all commanded by Japs This has about used up Unavailable supply of native ed IHatt seamen so that most of the EuropeansLIFE ON OTHER PLANETS Scientists Confess Utter Lack of Knowledge as to Physical Ex istence Elsewhere Upon the question whether lifehear lug planets can exist in other solar sys terns than our own the answer of scl ence is clear and distinct says Prof Maunder in Knowledge It is precisely same which Prof Newcomb recently Save concerning the possible inhabit ants of Mars The reader knows just is much of the subject as I do and that is nothing at alL Within our solar s tern wecari Indeed form some crude esti mate of probabilities beyond it noth- Ing All the amazing progress ef modern science all the revelations made by the spectroscope or by photography all the advance in biology have not brought us one step nearer an answer to the question Is this the only inhabited world We stand essentially where Whewell and Brewster stood half a cen tury ago or we might indeed say where Galileo and Capoano were 300 years ago can ndeed spin our discussion at greater lepgth than our predecessors and can introduce a far larger number of more or less irrelevant facts but of seri ous argument either for or against we ire entirely destitute Volcanic Dust otJSt Vincent have fallen on the island Barbardos The dust contrary to expectations has been found to have no fertilizing value r f r RE OuLTlUiMo tt1 Kuoi Jacksmm Lodge No 731 Livingston Ky June 20 1904 VHER AS It has been the pea ure of the Supreme Architect tfth universe in His all iseprqvideuct to take from us on June 19 1904 our beloved brother Dawson 1 Lao b after a number of ears devoted service in our fratern bonds and call him from his fait ful service here to rust and refresh meat in the Grand Lodge above Be it Resolved That in the death of Bro Dawson T Lamb Jackson Lodge No 731 F A 11 ha lost a true faithful and loyal mem aud the community a good and respected citizen Resolved That we extend to 1m beloved family and flends our deep est mpt thy in their bereavement Be it further Resolved That w wear the usual badge of mournin for thirty days and that we han tuese resolutions spread upon oui records a copy sent to the famlh of our deceased brother and acop sent to the Mr VERNON SIGNAl and MASONIC HOME JQURXAL foi SAM BROOK V J C HOCKER Com JOS DICKERSON 3 NOTICEAll parties owing n e for the year 1903 are earnestly re quested to call and settle same These accounts should have beer settled January i 1904 at least and I think I have been very pa tient in waiting all this time Please come at onceJ WOOD jun3 2m Orlando Ky A Chicago woman despouc ent and no longer able to provide fooo and shalur killed herself and be tiree small children after bathing them an cressing them in clean night clothes Her husband was recently committed to the insane asylum DAILY TOURIST SLEEPERS TO CALIFORNIA Iron Mountain Route operates Pullman Tourist Sleepers St Louis to California leaving 830 a m daily via Little Rock Tex arkana Dallas Fort Worth and El Paso The Ideal Route to Califor his Fast Schedule cheap Colonist rates in effect daily during months of March and April 1904 o California and the Northwest Pullman tourist sleepers via Mis ouri Pacific Railway leave St Louisevery Thursday 9 am tVoni Kansas City Wednesdays Thursdays and Fridays 630 p m going via Pueblo D R G sys em through Glenwood Springs Salt Lake City to Ogden etc Homeseeker and Colonist rates tc variousj points in the West and Southwest overy first and their Tuesdays each month For mal folders Descriptive literature rates 4tC consult nearest Ticket Agent of acdressj R T G MATTHEWS TPA Room 301 Norton Bldg mar iStf Louisville Ky THIS ISA- Presidential Year AND YOU MUST KEEP POSTED THE WAY TO DO THIS IS TO RE AD THE Mlf CourierJournal Henry Watterson Editor TWELVE PAGES ISSUED EVERY WEDNESDAY 1100 YEAR REVENUE REFORM SOCIAL REFORMtMORAL J COlRIERJOUUNAL Issue the best ALMANAC Send 35 cents for a copy COURIERJOURNAL CO LOUISVILLE KY rty a Special Arrangement yon can get the YPFllllllilld1AND WKLY DnurieriJoiirnaT BOTH ONE YEAR FOR ONLY 150 lThis is for CASH SUBSCRIP TIONS only All subscriptions under this combination offer must be sent through the SIGNAL offire- S1JBSCRImt FORt THE SIGNAL FKrueghr 1SonsMT VERNOX EY THE PLACE TO GET YOUR Shoes Clothing and Dry Goods of specialtyIof a the goods we have the pricp to please the trade V e are now making room for fall goods If you want Bargains callas we must make the room if we have to selLat a loss Call and buy your semmer goods A1NOF ASTE- ap elates a stylshcocfortabe and The4AtDEEshce embraces these qualities Made the Shoe Louis da Celebrated Tetillalit Shoe L preferable Fox Style and McKENZIE Sole Mt Vernon tI OWENSIa = Brodhead Ky fr Coffins and All Telegraph Telephon Promptly V- Filled 9 i V1 S Bt RAMSEY For Fresh Meats ofall Kind Tive ns trial and ifwe please you tell tell MEAT deliveied in any part of town SHOP in basement opnosite fUf CRiSCfNTR jf 41ri4L7 SOUTHE i D iiIiAA r5 rAND QUICKEST SEI49ECa titi7XVtlltCHATTAROOGASAVANNAH VJLLBSHREVEPOI IPOIISTSKGeo Clarke Main Street Lexington W RinearsonGeneral Agent V CINCINNATI LAND STUCK AND CROP FOR SALRA good mare mule 16 hands old and in very good conditionAlso a mare at bargin HOUK ADAMS Mt Vernon K- yESTRAYA black boar hug weight about 85 lts came to my home about two months ago Owner canliave s me by paying damages and publishing of this notice WILLIAM ARNOLD JR july i Mt Vernon Kv Call at theSIG AI office for In surancp rr The IA WAYS nice fitting Durability they have no superior JONAS Agent K- yrterxx yx FrrL LINE Caskets Kobes Mail or order M 1Vt JoA Iv t others ifnot ns Coirl house 9 y v t SHORTEST ROUTE SCHEDULES ATIANTA E T P A 89 E hi b I NO PITY SHOWN For years fate was after me continuously writes F A Gulledge Ver ena Ala I hacta terrible case of piles causing 24 tumors Wqen all failed Bucklers Arnica Salve cured me Equally good for burns and all aches and pains On ly 25C at ell druggists The Louisville an i East rn rai toIing a twelvemile shorter route from Louisville ICull at Signal Office arid get a storm andtornado insurance policy j i I I MT VERNON SIGNAL MT VEENON HY JULY 1904 Z9 Cull up o 79 when OU wnat toCQ1nl17UDl cute with SIGNAL Z9j IT fO fI8 in Co 1I TIME TABLE 4 north r 1206 p in 26 north 308 a in 23 porth 129 p it 25 Smith 105 am lAs LANDRUM Agent Phone No 58 at the Lt yeraw pats areclass matterI J I n S 1111 II rWilHsMrs D N Williams is on the sick list J J McCall Spent a day with homelolks Saturday Charley Simpson came home infromAtty Cox of Cynthiana is in town on legal business Eugene Mullins spent a few days in Cincinnati this week John Cress was out from Garrard gathering up hogs at 4 cents Minor Fish left Tuesday for a two weeks visit to the V rldsI FairIMrs 11 C Miller is at her old nome in Anderson county this weekwMuses Berda and Anna Mc Hargue were in town this week shopping T Mrs Nannie C Albright and mother visited relatives in Brod head this week Mrs Cleo Brown has returned to Stanford after spending a few days with her parents Charlie Oldham of the Big Hill Mining Co was here Monday ir t IIlobty Niagra Fall Boston and Patti more is here this week on business Miss Josaphine Robert of Som erset is the Rtiestyof Misses Nannies Cnrmical and Fannie week Conn Brown writes home from St Lonis that the Fair is immense and hopes to be able to stay to the Kitiie Smith has gone r Casey county to take charge of a patient in the capacity of trained Al G Huffman is helpiug this office out of a rush this week He is one of the best painters in the State Chas Henderson of Lebano- Junction was at home this wee- to attend the funeal of Iris uncle Mr Ad Henderson Mr G W Drew of Johnetta was in town Tuesday and entere his name as one of the many rea ers of the SIGNAl Mrs Emma Christersou anr children of Lexington are wit her parents Mr and Mrs Jasp Rickels and other relatives Misses Fannie and Bessie Spark have just returned from Richmond where they have spent seveial 1pleasant days with Miss Bessie Tur Icy Alvah Maret and daughters r turned from Parksville Wednesday where they had been to see consign ed to the grave an only son and brother Rastas the fine shepherd dog of Wm Poynter was killed and we regret very much to hear of it as he was all the hog protection the East end people had Frank Bryant after an absence of a number of years from the county was a welcome visitor to relatives and friends in this vicini ty in past two weeks Judge R G Williams stopped off for the day Sunday on his turn to Covington from Middles boro where he had been entertain td two weeks at a houseparty- LOCAI4 The Livingston post office tt at robbed Tuesday night of abou S2Oo in cash aid nearly roo in stamps Nitroglycerine was us to open the safe A suspicion character was arrested Wednesday and on his person was found small bottle of this terrible explo live lldwas turned over to the Federal authorities at London Republican candidates for sheriffs office to be voted for in 1905 are on deck and are figuring ou the nomination The vTI Ore bloodhounds can he readied direct by phone from this and adjoining counties call Win Mulligan Vilmore Ky Constable E J Cox shot and fa tally wounded Sam Todd a laborer ion the Mrorionctew at East Bern stadt while attempting to arrest barn DEAD =Addison endersonaged 62 died Monday at the dence of his brother David ueryon His remains were HenI away in the Lewis graveyard DKATH =rW A Maret only son homeIa car running over him near Eliza bet htown some weeks ago He leaves a w lowauclseeral chil dren RELEASED =Judge S D Lewis and County Attorney L W Bethu rum were before the Board of Equal ization to ask for a release of the 15 cent raise on all town property this county and were successful- in getting what they ask forcThe Eighth district Congression al convention met in Shelbyville Tuesday to nominate a Democratic candidate for Congress but fromJ the reports received from there at 9 oclock last night it seems that the chances are good for an all summers job The convention was called to order by Executive Com mitt etUan Fitch of Jessamine Hon Ben F Reach a Moore man as made temporary chairman tbeI Helm delegates voting for Roach Mr Hooterof Jessamine was placed in nomination by the Gil pert men for chairman but when they saw the Helm forces had joinI ed with Moore Hoovers name quickly withdrawn On the co test in Garrard the Gilbert forces joined with Moore unseating th 7 deejjates instructed for HelmI thus living Moore 24 instead of 17 votes At 4 oclock on Wednesday afternoon the first ballot was cast when the yore stood Moore 24I Rtln 29 Gilbert 35 Up to 9 oclock last night over coo ballots had been takenarid there was no change from the first Neither of the candidates being willing to yield the cnceuus of opinion is that no nomination will be madeI and thatit will finally be settled b a primary 0SOlI RQCKCASTLE PEOPLE THEY ARE DOING Frank Chesnut is farming near Brazoria Tex Charlie Henderson John D Mu ler THee and John Gentry and Charlie Davis are braking on t11i division of the L N locokWill J Newcomb is cashier f the Southern Pacific railroad an TexdPd aa R L Brown is working in the law profession in Somerset beut will soon make a trip to S E Kv D R Gentry and O A are farming near South McAlister I T K M Denneyjs in Verona Mo running a big distilleryacd is tic brothereat the top of his professon in 3ft Vernon Mo Dick Nicely is doing a good business gardening in Indianapolis Will Hicks who formerly woe ed in the furniture factory of MaretisVowels Co years ago at flu cents per day is located in Blu field W Va where he is a m chant banker financier and Henry Sweeney is t leading druggist in Ash Grove M where he has been for many years Dr J W Samms is having s recess at East Bernstadt J W Adams the lazy Jo telegraph operator is doing a far geof mercantile business at Doner Scott county Ky The firm na is Guumm Adams Joe wac here last Week Icoking over old hom- esene5 which be had not viewed for pat fifteen years His kodack edvas used to take views of the old scenes where he was raised which he will exhibit to his chit dren and friends J MRoberts who lived near Gnthrie Maretburg isfarmjng al Bakersfield Mo Dick Welsh is foreman in Sparks Williams ballast works at High Cliffon the L II eti tension out from Jellico Tom Stewart Rockcastles lum ber king is still on deck and gets most everything going and pays good prices Oscar Bryant the extra telegraph operator is doing good workt1 Henry Fish who has been a strenuous worker in many States says he will take a long needed rest but will work just the same in his ginseng garden etc He just simply stops working as long as he can stand up W lospokenlithe busiest man intle county up his work He looks a f ter two quarries and lime works of his own and a partnership quarry of Sparks Williams two in Rock castle the other at High Cliff he yond J cllicoI onJohntel Belmont Williamsburg Dr G H Albright is practicing his profession in Barbourville stOtherstore in OklahomainJ L Whiteheadruns the shady corner drug store in Williams burg W F McClary didnt stay long in Indiana hut moved to Deland Flawhere he is better pleased The Kelton boysare holding positions on the Louisville and Atlan ta road Dick Ward is located in Cincinnati in the lumber business John Welsh is secretary for thJ Globe Fertilizer Co Louisville at a big salarytV W Owens is telegraphing in TexasMinor Fish is working in the dispatchers office Livingston dispatchersn farmeing Garrard county Bob Norton says if he had a buyer he would try the wild West Bob wasnt pleased with the com promise in county decision in Congressional race but he will remain one of Rockcastles solid citizens Some of his children may locate jn the West later on butBob will no doubt remain on old Rockcastle t Iedont gYIIrunnington Va J W Nesbitt the veteran stave man is doing an extensive busi ness in Virginia and North Carlo ellostractor at 1 T Lloyd Maret is ready to do extra work as telegraph operator atorplacedWill Davis the faithful printer has done splendid service on this paper and only laid off when hi healthrequired it Wade Brown of Possum Holler has made a good fight for morality a living and good citizenship lrFallen Francisco the best hotelman now in Rockcastle runs the night Gables Livingston the wa that he ran the Frith Aotelat Brodhead therefore his patrons tuberise Marion Denham IS one of our successful sa wmill men and is do ing a fine business sawmilkam doing well fien Jamerisoia owner and leading merchant TexasheoMorris Brown is telegraphing in the State of Colorado though he trotucwhich that portion of our country has been sorely afflect ed for months The final outco the trouble is problematical meLogan Westetfied who worked as night operator at Mt Vernon for the writer many years ago now Master of Trains is doing splendidwork satisfactory to aUI concerned John Mark Taylor the old colored man who claims to have been here when Bobre passed up Trace BoonesImaking arrangements to AugustHw t 1hishas pretty fair health end teas live 1as of yore He told us the olh cr day that if weulhci was hood he would hitch up his buggy on Thanksgiving and go to Carters near Halls Gap and get a jug of molasses to c celebrateChristmas A C Hasty Rriss is suc cessfully rnniiim a Large farm of lass own near Skulinoie MoI DurIrt1IIsaac Siodgrass is telegiaphing on the Santa Fe in Colorado Sam Waddle feft the Let el Green cality 17 yearsafo with consump is now in Kaunas City with regained health arid running a wholesale grocery of his own Wm Nicety FHnsford knows a few things about merchandizing stuck trading ItimbeV and sawmill interests and will Writ hate to rail friends for assistance- D C Carter superintendent and F S 4oneseveral months g made for many points throughft nut the East as well as in DEMOCRATIC NATIONAL CONVENTION CF INTEREST TO KKNTUCKIANS The Democratic National Convention to be held in St Louis Mo July 6 will beyond a doubt bring together the largest and most representative gathering of Demo mats from all sectionsof the United States that was ever assembled in he history of the party and the papa of all Democratic States that good old Commonwealth of Kentucky willas usual contribute one of the most representative and largest delegations at this con ve edntThe side attractions titheshape of the Louisiana Purchase Exposition insures us the largest gathering and getting together- of Democrats that the good old par tv has known This is conceded Governor Benkham National C loommitteemanthe delegate at arge have selected the Henderson Route as their cial route to the convention thus favoring a State railroad that geo- raphically speaking serves the State That the trip may be made pleas ant interesting and comfortable be yond a doubt especially for Ken tucky Delegates and their friends who will attend the Convention ar angements have been made for special accommodations from Louisville via of the Henderson Route n all of their trains of July 2nd to 6th inclusive and special rate of one fare plus 25 cents has been made for the round trip with final return limit of fifteen days This line offers very improved train service as follows St Louis Light Limited dailysarrives St Louis 720 a m through without charge of carsConsists of train Pullman Sleeppers Free Reclining Chair Cars and High Back Seat Passenger Coaches Trains solidly vostibuled St Louis Daylight Limited dailytPmthrough without change of cars Consists of trainPullan Observa tion Parlor cars Free Reclining Chair Cars meales a la carte and High Back Seat Passenger Coach es vestibuled throughout This safe and convenient sched tile will put you into St Louis no too early but sufficiently early and in ample time to locate yourself at your headquarters and also affords an opportunity to rest up several hours before openingoftb- eCODeutionnoouof July 6thort- o visit various Sfate headquarters yoiaur get your bearings in the Worlds Fair Cit These special train accommoda acconmede gates and their frierds but the va tacos Democratic clubs and a Democrats It is therefore e pected that every Democrat wilt snake an earnest and personal effort Ip attend this the Banner Conven tion iu the historoy of Democracy acd to influence their friends to the same end thus ensuring a sol id front for Kentucky Delegates aud Democrats fro eastern and central Kentucky should join balance of party at Lou sville t LTr H J 7Sxs6 LoiaTqry r + N C1 3 FOR THE oT J1 II s SPRINGTRADEW t i BIcomplete assortment ever brought to town WWE HAVEIW You Want 1 I Come and examine our Wtandsee if we are lot 4 IN Ladies and Cents Furnishing W c We tale the lead Come and see us get our prices w and you will be convinced that we are right iI HOUKADAMS tPhOllP 75 MT VERNON KY Ei 7 f rI7 JJCJiIcl 4 7t L o l u Tickets will be sold through from all Kentucky points at reduc rates Ask your nearest ticket agent for rates and he sure your cket reads over the Henderson Route between Louisville and St Lou L isIWORLDS FAIR RATE The L N have made the fol wing rates which will be effect ate April 25th and lasting until the close of the exposition For seaI son tickets trom Mt Vernon and return good until Dec 15 1925 Sixty day excursion rates for return tripJ61O Fifteen day ex cursion rates 1405 The L N will sell tickets to St Louis on each Tuesday and Thursday during the mont of June aj 9 85 round trip limit ten days Tickets will be sold to St Louis on July 2nd to 6th inclusive for 1228 round trip account Demo cratic National convention FOURTH OF JULY RATKS On 2nd 3rd and 4th the L N will yell tickets to pointson the system at one and onethird 11 fare round trip Low rates over the L N to meetling reIducedount of the Biennial Conclave which1takesTickets limited to September loth The L N will sell round trip sachets June 23 25 and 27 to the Fisk University Summer School Nashville Tenn at 7 90 Tickets limited to midnight Septmber 30 Tee L N offers a 261 rate to Winchester and return Septr 18 oftthe Kentucky Christian Mission ary Convention u Ayers sayingYgrayayou you are not forty IPostpone this looking old llhair Vigor Use Ayers Hair Vigor and restore to your gray hair all the deep dark rich color of early life Then be satisfied Aer Hair Vigor restoed the natural i greatlydeaoedi AIUSEJ XT c0mr Dark Hair I Chas C Davis Go To Dru t orel I linoflip FOR r i l fl DompMe LinLof Pharmaceuticals i AND I Toilet Articles Gallore IPHONE 64Day or Night CHAS C DAVIS Pharmacist- MT I VERNON KY eesaars nra WILLIS GRIFFINPractical Undertlcer and FUNERAL DIRECTOR lto Vernon Ky Stock Complete FINE HEAllSE Attached Cm furnish Metalic Caskets and have Embalming done on short notice Come and see me anything I have not got can get for you on firs train that leave the city OR DERS by wire Promptly Filled Phone No 63 I The World AllKnows The Louisville Henderson and St Louis Railway the always popular Henderson Route is the Worlds Fait Line If you have a trip in vir v to Evansville St Louis or to any point in the West or Southwesta BASK US FOR RATES And Ask Us First tnere ore reduced rates in effect on account of 1If occasions Home Seekers or Colonists Ex we have them- E MWOMAOK G L GARRETT City Passenger Agent Traveling Pass gr Agt IL J iRWIN General Passenger Agent Louisville Kentucky WORMS WHITES CREA- MVERMIFUCE 1IQcaatty nestlaQoslitr Sold by CHAS C DAVIS ML Vernon Ky I T j BEARS KILL THE CATTLE Their Ravages in the Ranchis of AIt ka Are Mo tztieXrZ4 1 tldlp Fitin M ja ka ccszes a Macedonian ry1lr bcU to put s stop to the ravages of the big bears in that peninsula Sen ator Foster of Washington has re ceived the plcaandin mentioning it says that if President Roosevelt wants a glorious hunt for bruin he can tell when the great game is plentiful The Alaska variety of bear is said to weigh from 1500 to 1800 pounds A recent letter in Mr Fosters mall t from Seattle tells the story We fhipped 300 head of cattle and 5100 breeding ewes to Kodlac Alaska last Vpring writes a firm of packers from that city The bears have been getting Into the bunch and have killed 503 up to date During the mixup about 12 bears were slain About 30days ago two bears got Into the sheep and after killing 21 sheep and tearing the coat off one man the bar were killed The United States marshal on hearing of this had all our men arrested for killing the bears Five of our men were compelled to stand trial at considerable expense to us The bears are very numerous on the Island concludes this letter and since they have tasted sheep the sheep artIbadly scared and are continually up Unless something isdone with the bears they will put us out of business Senator Foster is puzzled as to just how he can help his constituents in their plight They assert tata bounty least a head should be placed on boars for a year or two in order to clean out INDOMITABLE AUTOMOBILE Made Its Way Through When Wires Were Down and Were Tied RailroadsI 1lthrough tremendous hardships readied Bath KY on the third day the newspaper men hurried to the telegraph oilice with their reports To their dismay they found that tile wires wens down and that any messages would have to be sent from Corning several miles away When is the next train for Corning due the operator was asked Xo trains have been running for several hours he replied A good many of the bridges about here have been washed away You cant get horse No fanner wouldstir out on aI day like this reporItply A car was soon plowing its way through the mud to Corning The value of the American automobile for hard practical service had been proved INSULTED TWO MEXICANS Ali American Accidentally Brushed Against Them and Affair Nearly Ended inn Duel A well known member of the Amerf ciin colony hoarded a crowded ear one roar last week and in the jam happened to brush against two Mexican gentle well well dressed and oi distinguished appearance One of them after a few tense words with his friend turned to the American gentleman auidtom menced expostulating with him says the Mexican Herald The America not understanding Spanish we thought nothing particular of the inci dent until the two men got off the car when he did and continued to address him as before Calling a friend wo was pasMig he asked him to act as interpreter Then he discovered that the two men thought he had insulted them by brushing against them anI they asked for satisfaction The Amer ican got mad He told the two gentle men that he would meet them one after the other at any place with any weapon sml would give them all the satisfaction that they could possibly want With that the American hand ell them his card They glanced at the name on the card then took off their hats bowed low and begged the Amer icanos pardon saying that they weie mistaken for the Americano was a Hontleman and would not insult them under any circumstances Cocoanut Sent Through Mails A letter carrier in the Louisville Ky post office was surprised to find among the mail matter ready for his distrlbu tion a few days ago a large cocoanut in all its natural hairy coverings He thought at first that some one was trying te play a joke on him but upon looking closely discovered that the co coanut was duly stamped postmarked and ddressed to a young woman on his regular route It had been sent from a Florida town and bore 16 twocent stamps to cover postage At one spot the hair bad been carefully scraped off revealing a sooth surface on which the address was written in ink The unique mail parcel was promptly delivered to the young woman and she later told the postman that It had lost nothing of its layor by reason of its odd method of transmission Have a Long History ThEa people of Korea are neither Jap i ancsenor Chinese They are Mongolian ft and have a polysyllabic language with a i phonetic alphabet They have are corded history of disputed authenticity vvrhirh claims for them a continuous ex istence as a Korean people of about EOO years the earlier part of which c course Is shroudediff the mists of tra dition and fable r t We like best to call q SCOTTS EMULSION n t food because stands so em A phatically for perfect nutritjon And yet in the matter of restor c i ing appetite of giving new f strength to the tissues especially to the nerves its action that y soia 1SendscaT BOWNE c oIHIS 1earl Street 2 all I THE SUNDAY BIBLE SCHOOL tt son in the Interpatoaal Santa for July 3 1904The King dom Divided Prepared by the Higlrcray rd By way Preacher tCopyrislt 1oI by J Edsonl LESSON TEXT 1 Kings 121220 Memory Verses So Jroboam and all the eopie came to Rehoboam the third day as the kins had appointed saying Come to me again the tr fdJtht king answered tilt cp1e roughly and forook the old raentf counsel that they guv him And spake to them after the counsol of the young men saying My lather made your yoke heavyT and I add to your yoke my father auto chasUed you with whips hut win chastise ypu with scor piOus Wherefore uhe king hearkened not into thep ople for thecaiu was frcm the Lord that he mIght perform his saying b the Shllon 1Hhave we in David neither have we Inheritance in the son of Jesse to your tentS Israel now see to thine own houx David So Israel departed unto their tents But as for the children of Israel which dwelt the cities of Judah Rehoboam reigned over them Then king Rehoboam sent Adoram who was over the tribute and nit Israel stoned him with stones that he died toIly So Israel rebelled against the house of David unto this day And came to pass when all Israel heard that Jeroboam was come again that they Sefli and called him unto the congre gation and mat him king over all Israel there was none unit followed the house of David but the tribe of Judah only TIlE LKSSON include Kings 12121 with the Parallel Passages Chron 10119 1114 btforeIPLACE Siheehem about 7mSle north of Jerusalem PERSONS Hehoboam son of Solomon Jereboam son of Xebat and Xtruah lKings lls leader of northern tribes of Rehoboarns present griednres to 1Events 12lllvof the lessonerss f1 forbidden to make war on IsraelVerses 2121 Temple spoiled of treasure by Slits haki Kings 2131 The eleventh and twelfth chapters of 2 Chronicles contain fuller accounts of Rehoboams reign Comparing Scripture with Scripture Forsook the old mens counsel See vs and 7 Read Prov 17 Jereboam Read his record in Kings 112040 As king had appointed See v 5 Answered the people rouughlyIt- is lint the only instance where harsh words have cost dearly The kings speech that lay cost him more than hall his kingdom Provo 351 suggests a batter course Spoke to them after the counsel of the young nuenSee vs Sll Prov 1320 finds striking illustration here cause was from the Lord 1The fulfillment of prophecy See 111112 anti 2939 But there mnAiScifUcehardening of Pharoahs heart Ex 421 and crucifixion of Jesus Acts 223 Gods foreknowledge does not nullify mans freedom of choice or lessen his responsibility Rehoboams pride and folly and Jereboams cunning plotting were but carrying out the will and word of GodSee Ps 7610 So Israel departed Incompetency and unworthiness always bring disas er and loss of possessions and power gee Luke 1924 26 Kchoboain made speed to flee Compare his boast in verse 14 None that followed the house of David but the tribe of Judah only See for fuller explanation of this vs 21 and Rehoboams Misfortune Rehoboam had a backslider for a father and a heathen princess Chron 1213 for a mother He was brought up amidst the voluptuousness and idolatry that marked the closing years of Solomons reign How a young man is handi tapped who has not a good mother ind father And on the other hand sea how blessing rested upon Rehoboam in that one tribe and Jerusalem were left to him because of the promise of God to David his grandfather l Kings 1113 Rehoboams Opportunity Reho boams pride shut tire door of oppor tunity and opeifed that of disaster lie had the splendid opportunity of deal ing justly and generously and healing the breach between Israel and Judah but pride and selfwill made him deat to wise advice and blind to the right course His mind was made up from the first and he was not sincere in seeking advicet but rather wanted flat tering confirmation of his own views How common Is this sin of pride and selfwill and how it shuts the way of wholesome opportunity and invites aster How prone we are to reject ad prejudicednot yet extinct The Golden Text finds most striking exemplification in events of our lesson Seed Thoughts Earthly rulers generally impose griev ous yokes but there is one King Whose yoke is truly light for He shares the yoke and always bears the heavier end King Rehoboam boasted and then fled for his life It nearly always proves true that the boaster in the end Is forced to take flight and makes a sorry spectacle of himself Pride and folly shrink the character and generally there is corresponding diminution in ones worldly possessIons and authority The small man for the small place is the rule CASTOR1AFor Infants and Children The Kind You Have Always Bought Bears the 1fchamture of Where Native Yes its a little warm here today but the air is magnificent Visitor Yes its fine Do I have to gay anything extra for it QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS Question Why do we lint e frost or dew at certain seasons or tunes of the year if nights are clear but none if cloudy although the tem perature is the same Buck Varnon Answer When the nights aie clear there is rapid radiation of heat from the earth and vegetation and the becoming cooler than tin atmosphere causes the condensa tiou of the aqueous vapor which is held in suspension in the atmos surIflcftatmosphere When a pitcher is filled wilh water cooler than the atmosphere there is immediately a condensation of the Aqueous vapor in the atmosphere deposited on the surface of the pitcher Jew is formed in precisely the same maui ner When nights aie cloudy the clouds prevent rapid tndiaiion ol heat from the tarih and egetatior and the atmosphere cooling in about the same propoition Causes an equilibrium of temperature Le tween earth vegetation and atmo phere and there is no con ellsa lion of the aqueous vapor in the atmosphere There must be a di tcieuce of temperature betweei the tarth and vegetation on one handso to speal slid the atmos phire befoie there can be con densation of moisture When the temperature of the at mophere is above 32 the moisture is deposited in dew when below 32 it is deposited as frost D E Proctor Question ist What paulo writing is a science and what is an art2nd Why do we have so many badreaders and poor spellers among our teachers 3rd Who has been nearest to the North Pole and where did h hego What is the namof tin Emperor of Russia and wftat is hi title4th Give name and title of tin ruler of Jaran 5th Why does dividing 0 by y give a uit fcr a quotient and mul tiplyiug y by equals only igth 6th Name six of the bigge statesmen tfv Kentucky now lie ing 7th Do any Kentuckians hub important positions if so naim them ISth If the 3rd of 6 le three 11U GiNG To The WORLDS FAIR AT ST LOUIS USE THE li ENDEUSON ItOUTE- f The Line That Is j Co nfortable Beyond a Doubt FREERECLINING CHAIR CARS flOFFICrAL ROUTE FO- RKENTUCKIANS TO ST LOUISa ASK for Our Rates Geo Lv Garrett Trav PassrAgt L J Irwin General Passr Agt LOUISVILLE K- sMy Breath Shortness of Breath Is One of the Com monest Signs of Heart DiseaseNotwithstanding what many physic lana say heart disease can be cured Dr lilies New Heart Cure has per manently restored to health many thousands who had found no relief In the medicines allopathic or homoeo physiciansItUoiy of medicine by being so uniformly ijucccssful In curing those diseases Nearly always one of the first signs of trouble Is shortness of breath Wheth er It conies as a result of walking or running tj stairs or of other exercises If the heart Is unablcj to meet this extra oowerstherefsThe very best thins yoascan do is to ItibyIof Inmywoutd be unable to lie on my left side nearlyFll1otherMiles New Heart Cure which did Improveat sideanddreadfujsmothering pastF I DIIA1CE Hiddletown o youtheFREE TrialPackagepain Pills the New Scientific Remedy for Pain Also Symptom Blank Our UyouCOlAI s whaj would the 4th of twenty be 9th If three cats eat three rats in three minutes how many COtS would be required to cat an hun dred rats in a hundred minutes 6 as bringIIingthus 653 866tns Show up your work nth Are the following senten ces correct if not correct them a A squirrel can climb a tree quicker than a b The sick boyIc The three men a m was Italians d Pronounce Roothogordie Now brother teichers lets make Q and A column a success Referred to S H Martin for so lutions and answers BuckVaruou Answer to Buck Varnons ques tien Why are the days longer at this time at the Goth than at the 4Oth parallel The earth being a sphere or ball the sun shines upon onehalf its it does upon 11lrLteeCHtinnallras the 2ist of equal length at all places FlOw that time a small capof light grows larger un til June 2ist when there is continual light around the North Pole which reaches 234 south of said pole The further North of the Equator any place is at this time or nearthis cap of continual light henceIGastronomic Safety Valve Brovn Eating alone gives a man dyspepsia Jojie Yes it is awfully un healthy not to have somebody to grumble to when things tre not cooked right JOHN n CARROLL 20- A CANDIDATE FOR APPELLATE JUDGE OF THIS DISTRICT Hon John D Carroll of New Castle one of the best known law yers in tho State has announced as a candidate for Appellate Judge in this District subject to the action of the Democratic party Mr Car rolls ndsespecially in thelegal profession have for a long time desired to see him on the bench of the highest court in the State He has held several offices of trust and honor and in all of them acquitted himself with credit When quite a young man he served two terms in the Legislature was a member of the Constitutional Convention and one of the throe commissioner appointed by the Governor to revise the statute laws of the State to conform to the changes made by the constitution and was for three years chairman of the Democratic Stole Central Committee He if the editor of Carrolls Kentucky Codes of Practice and Carrolls Kentucky Statutes law books that ire hugeheral use and that may be found in the office of every lawyer in the State A man of high tegrity jgreat industry with an ex tensive and accurate knowledge ol the law and in the prime of life his large circle of friends believe he would make a splendid judge Trimble Democrat NerveFagIf N erieEnergyAfter Awhile You Will Suffer For It You can waste nerve force by excess overwork worry anxiety etc You can weaken yourself by not eating proper food or securing sufficient rest to renew nerve energy you use up The proper treatment In addition to good phosphatlc food such as whole meal bread prepared cereals etc Is Dr Mlles Restorative Nervine This Is as truly a brain and nerve food artY food you could eat and be sides furnishes strength and tone of Its own wnlch goes to the weakened nerve system nnClsets It to rights Dr Mile Restorative Nervine la a re freshing revitalizing tonic foodmedicine for the brain and nerves It reconstructs wornout nerve tissue and fills your languid brain with new life ant vigor Dr Miles Nervine has made so many marvelous cures of people so sick the doctors thought they were Incurable that it Is today the standard medicine In many XhOusandt of American homes The first bottle Is guaranteed to help you or druggist returns your money The extreme heat close confinement and Intense mental strain incident to the banting Business has caused m9 to suffer with nervousness and insom ala It pleasure to say that have used sEr Miles Nervine with very satisfactory results In the treat meat of these affections I am now on my fifth bottle and eat and sleep well in fact have almost forgotten that I possessnervesR L DALBY Asst Cashier State Bank Texarcana Ark FREE IIlckaPain Pills the New 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Conductors Clerks and all those who are on their feet agreat deal should always keep a bottle of PARACAMPH in their homes for use at night t Gives Instant Relief to Corns Bunions and Frost Bites We Guarantee every bottle todo What we claim for it If it fails your money will be refunded 25 cents so cents and 100 bottles At All Good Druggists c fFor sale bv MT VERSION DRUC CO 1fINCH SI IlJlFACTORY LOADED SHOTGUN SHELLS Its not sentimentthat makes thr most successful shots shoot Winihaster Factory Lcaded Shells Its the re j suits they give Itstheir entire reliability evenness of pattern and uniform shooting Winchester Leader shells loaded with smokeless powder are the best shells on the market Winchester Repeater shells loaded with smokeless powder are cheap in price but not in quality Winchester New Rival black powder shells are the favorite black powder load on the market on account of their and reloading qualties Try either of- thesebrandsandyouUbeWe11Pleed They are LTHE SHELLS THE CHAMPIONS SHOOT THE EpK OF fiT VERNON MT VERNON KY OPENED 1900 CAPITAL STOCK 15000 C C WILLIAMS PRES JAS T ADAMS VICEPRES W L RICHARDS CASHIER A B FURNISH ASST CASH DIRECTORSC C Williams Geo Ltvesay A T Fish S H Martin Rod Perry J E Houk Wesolicit accpunts of firms and individuals Careful attention is given collections entrusted to us Our friendsand patrons are invited tocahl when in town Phone No 55 MADE YOUNG AGAIN One of Dr Kings Ntw Life Pills tach night for two weeks has rue in teens again writes D ITurner of Dempseytown Pa Theyre the best in the world lor Liver Stomach and Bowels Purely vegetable Never gripe Only 25c at all diiiggists C C Williams ATTORNEYATLAW MT VERNON KY OFFICE On 21C floor of The Ban of Mt Vernon Church street Special attention given to collections Phone No So M L MYERS DentistIWORK OFFICEAt residence on Old Main st known as the C C Williams residence PHONE No 73 Will be in office at BRODHEAD Tuesdayt IJ C McCLARY Undertaker Embalmer Complete UNEofCaskots 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