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Established 1887 VOLUME XVIL MT VERNON ROCKCASTLE COUNTY KY FRIDAY AUGUST 5 1904 NUMBER 4r Resolutions Adopted By The Democratic Executive Committee for the 8th Con1 gi essional District at Nicho lasville Ky July 21 1904 Be resolved by the Democratic IIKentucky1 That a primary be held on Saturday tIle first day of October 1904 iu all the voting precincts in the Eighth Congressional District of Kentucky at the regular voting places between the hours ot 6 oclock a m and 4 oclock p ra for the purpose oft selecting a Democratic candidate for Representative in Congress from said District 2 All Democrats who are resi dents of said district and who ares legal voters or who will be legal voters November the SLIt 1904 are permitted to vote in their respect ive precincts and are invited smdt requested to do so 3 Every candidate who desires to have his name printed on thet ballots to be used in said primary must deposit with the Chairman of this on or before twelve oc1ockmidnightfifteenr days before the date for holding said primary the sum of six hun dred dollars to be used in defray ing the expenses of holding said primary election and at the time ofmaking said deposit each candic date must give written notice to said Chairman that he desires to be a candidate at said election and notice t the Chairman shall be notice to the Committee t 4 In all those counties havirg cities in hch the law fthe registration of voters the Demt cratic Committee of such counties J or the Chairman thsreof is author ized and directed to cause thet names of Democrats registered at the last general registration to te copied into separate books as is quired by law 5 Said election shall be held in all precincts as is required by law for holding regular primary elections and a uniform ballot shall be used in every precinct and the Chairman of this Committee is hereby authorized and directed to cause to be printed bound and distributed to the various Chair men of the County Committees theI ballots for each county He is further directed to purchase andI distribute to the Chairmen of the County Committees all the necessa ry paraphernalia for holding said primary election 6 The Democratic County Committee of each county shall appoint the officers in each pre cinct to hold the election and they arejto be selected from lists fur nished by the candidates at least ten days before said election and to be as neatly eqally divided as possible as to Judges Clerks and II Sheriffs among the various candi dates The officers of said primary election will when the polls are closed proceed at once to the votes cast for each person fo said office and after counting the Must Go At COST 1 Iiinuu lerti ll ignlll = rvotes they will return the ballots Ito the boxes sealing up the boxes and the sheriffs of the election precincts will by the next Monday and the box counItyin tie respective counties The officers of the election at each pre stateIment r 0 each person voted forJor the office and will place said statement in an envelope and deposit it in the respective ballot boxes 7 The precut ballot boxes and all returns are to be made to the Chairman of the County Committee andif he is not in the county to Secretary of the County Committee at the courthouse in the time required by law towit with in two days after said election 8 And on the next day after returns have been made the County Committee shall meet and canvass the returns and certify the same to the Chairman of the Dis Committee which District Committee sha lon Wednesday the fifth day of Gctober 1904 at oclock a m in the city of NieholasvilJe Jessamine county Kentucky meet and canvass the returns declare the result and is certificate of nomination to the successful candidate 9 The Secretary of this Committee is directed to give public notice of this election as is requir by law and without delay 10 In the event there is a surplus remaining after defraying the expenses of said primary it shall be returned to those by whom it was paid in in the same propor ion in which it was paid by them and if there should be u deficit the candidate shah Ibe assessed- to supply said deficit Provided however if no morethan one can diddle shall have compliedwith conditionsherein imposed by September isth 1904 then the Chairman of the District is directed to reconvene the Committee as soon thereafter as practicable at Nicholasville Kentucky and to declare such candidate the regular nominee of the Democratic party for said office and to issue to him a certificateof nomination and the primary election herein ordered will not beheld 11 In the event any Democratc County Committee should calla primary election to nominate candidates for county offices on the same day that the primary herein is called then the call for this primary is rescinded and the Chair man of this Committee is hereby directed to reconvene the Di Committee and said trictI will set some other date District primaryI12 The order on the ballot in which the names of the candidates who may enter this primary shall be printed shall be determined by lot 13 No registration shall be re qui red in town and cities where no registration has yet been had undE- rt the general election law- r J NORTON FrrcH Chm F M BEARD SECT CRAB ORCHAltl W T Holdam is in town today The fair is over but visitors still linger The public school here is still without a teacher Joe Green ot Texas is visiting his brother Ansil Green Maurice Perkins has gone to Stt Louis to see the sights Blackberries are still plentiful and seem to be in good demand Miss Carrie Baugh of London is expected to day to visit friends Tom Smith rf Rowland passed through Wednesday on the hunt ofI berries Mrs M J Harris of Louisville is visiting the family of Mrs M L HarrisOur groceryman Eph Payne we are sorry to say is con fined to his room with typhoid fe ver The Colored Baptist hell convention here last week A great many of the race seemed to be in and wife of Livingston Miss Satterfield of Leba non Junction visited Mrs Magee during the fair Miss Lorena Bronaugh of Ol athe Kan and Miss Dora Wil iams ol London are visiting the Misses Brquaugh The handsome Miss Hazel Slaughter of Birmingham Ala is visiting her old home town to the delight of her many friends Little Edward Edmiston fell from the grand stand at the fair and broke his arm but he seems to be getting along well as he is running around as usual We have two Baptist preachers in town Bro Jones the regular pastor and Bro Argabright of Georgetown They will begin a meeting here to night Aug 3rd which will continue probably two weeks END OF BITTER FIGHT Two physicians had a long and stubbornfight with an abcess on my right lung writes J F Hughes of DuPont Gaand gave me up Everybody thought my time had come As a last resort I tried Dr Kings New Discovery for Con sumption The benefit I received was striking and I was on my feet ina few days Now Ive entirely regained ray health It conquers all Coughs Colds and Throat and Lung troubles Guaranteed by all druggists Price 50c and ioo Trial bottles free Song of the Busy Husband Wives and daughters all around us must make our little pile IWe departing leave behind us for them to live in style THE DEATH PENALTY A little thing sometimes results in death Thus a mere scratch insignificant cuts or puny boils have paid the death penalty It is wise to have Bucklens Arnica Salve ever handy Its the best Salve on earth and will prevent fatality when Burns Sores Ulc and Piles threaten Only 25c a all druggists MUST GO AT COST Must Go At COST FOR BARGAINS IN SUMMER Suitings White Goods t 1Shirt Waists Slippers and Straw Hats Jn fact any article that is not worn in winter season that we now have on hands will go at cost V4vPr o IfCome and see for yourself 1 7 I We cansave you Money W MJ C HOOKER CG l I IVINGSTON KY Jc 4 cJ A istandcentury Thesecordalarge frnme was erected during the last e r and just about the tine of its com pletion a storm struck and demol ished it but nothing daunted those good brethren Baptist went to work and with some little outside gOOdl1I1 nomination Old Mt Pleasqnt as it was miliarly called was the pioneer of religioajiUitbis regim and the moth er of chnrches even of us Camp bell es The largest country grave yard surrounds it that I ever saw Cemetery we should call it Plenty of rain of late to strengthen our corn and pastures Fine gardens are everywhere found if well worked Irish potatoes just bat old Bob Tail Daniel Hagar of Bee Lick has been visiting Level Green people for a few days No preaching at the Campbellite church yet I will pay the highest market price for a few good sermons from a goodand worthy preacberCamSowderha returned from his Western tripand will remain a fixture of Rockcastle We note that DGentry who migrated to Ind Ter last Sept = has been holding some successful meetings near his new home We need more preachers better preachers better paid preachers yes paid for their time riot for their labor The Christian world holds forth fewer inducements than any other calling or profession to the young men of the present day No wonder the ministry is so far behind for the medical legal and all other professionstoo poorly pai3 We should remember Money made the mare go yes and it makes everything elsego that gets there JJust so long as we starve our preach ers on inthein the real and the young men tf the country will seek employment- in other fields for Money makes the mare go I know we have a class of preachers but I am glad to know they are growing littler every of year that think a mans qualifica lions consist in knowing how read o only and the Lord will do the rest Now if this be true the Loris d to a mighty poor baud at the busi- Hess We Campbellites have a few made thusly and these men are afraid to preach for a set salary but will take all they can get nor are hev all easily satisfied for Money makes the mare go with them toopay the laborer according his labors This is a principal o justice and should be done with orb in all professions One of e selftaught sages coated scripter for me some time since I give yo here a few samples The world is growing weaker and wiser Charity begins at home Study to show thyself a workman rightly dividing the Words of Truth giving each his portion in due season God tempers the wind to the short Niggertc tion by the first part of Solomons Songs That all Scripture inter preted itself and various other quotations c c I Now we should be careful not to fall into these or any other sorts of errors for they are hard to outlive Very truly BUCK VARNON A SWEET BREATH is a never failing sign of a healthy stomach When the breath is the stomach isout of order Ther- is no remedy in the world equal t Kodol Dyspepsia Cure for curing indigestion dyspepsia and all stom ach disorders Mrs Mary S Crick of White Plains Ky writes I have been a dyspeptic for year tried all kinds of remedies but con tinned to grow worse By the use of Kodol I began to improve at once and after taking a few bottles am fully restored in weight health and strenghth and can eat whatever 1 like Kodol digests what ouis eat and makes the stomach sweet Sold by Mt Vernon Drug Co The Galveston Tex seawall has been finished at a cost of iig83i8 j i Every J I READ What Vernon Has IAPermanently Established- WHOLESALE HOUSE J WE expect to do Exclusively a WHOLESALE BUSINESS All Goods sold strictly for cash and Cash paid for all kinds of Produce IFboughtinS stated above our business will be Strictly Wholesale and no goods will bu sold to any one except a regular merchant Sole Agents for the Gold Medal MJ Flour The brand insures coIMade and guaranteed by one of the most reliable in the State BKODH EA II Logue Thompson was in town this weekR S Martin went to Louisville MondayOIl Rev A J Pike went to Louisville Wednesday Some arrangements being made a bank at Brodhead Lige Herrin of Quail was in town Wednesday en route to Tenn Ephram Adams of Greencatle Iudis visiting his halfbrother F Harris With three machines now drill g for oil in the county it looks like somebody thinks there is oil here J E Wallin and family are still with homefolks but will return to their home at LaFolette the last the week Your correspondent is indebted to some friend in Texas for sending him the Weekly Hespiran marked Jan tat 1905 There has been another oil drill shipped to this point and is at work on Albert Albrights farm South of Brodhead 3 miles Mrs W H Sowder whom we reported as being on the sick list has a very severe attack of typhoid writingfVa is on a visit to her fath er S H Martin at Maretburg friend51Ia the first of the week Mrs John P Long and daughter Cora Nathaniel Cotton and daughter Mr Richard Tudor and Miss Laton oil of Kirksville Ky paid Rev A J Pike a visit from Crab Orchard fair this week DEWITT IS THE NAME When you go to buy Witch Hazel Salve look for the name DsWlTT on every box The pure unadul terated Witch Hazel is used in mal ing DeWitts Witch Hazel Salve which is the best salve fn the work for cuts burns bruises boils ecze ma and piles The popularity of DeWitth Witch Hazel Salve due to itsmany cures has caused num erous worthless counterfeits to bed placed on the market The genuine bears the name SC DuWitt S Coo Chicago Sold by Mt Varnon Drug Co BIG SHOW IN TOWN The world famous Nickel Plate Show is iu the city today and gave a performance this afternoon and another is to be given this even ing at the grounds on Veslet Avenue in the We JRnd Ashot parade was giveen this morning and it attracted no little attention The show is strictly uptodate an entertaining its every feature The elephant which is carried by the company is oneof the largest i the world The Dayton Press Da ton 0 May 15 HIATT A M Hiatt is at home for a few flays v Quite a number of our people tended the Crab Orchard fair D V Wilmot of Copper creek was here Saturday on busiuessg R L Smith and family went visiting friends at Brodhead Satur day Miss Suda Owen is visiting her sister Mrs Hamilton Smith at Jellico c Dr Gravely was call to see very sick child of S H Heltons Saturday Mr and Mrs Cleaveland of Lex ington are the guests of Mrsoj Sophia Lear- Madison Grinsted has a very sick child Dr Gravely is the attend ingphysicianMrs Smith has been quite sick for some days but is improving at present Miss Carrie Boyd who has been spending several weeks at Livingston is at home again G S Verno-nwere the guests of Ed Smith and family Sunday last George Hynes formerly of this community passed through here Saturday en route to Berea J 1L Cress wife and little son Joe of Preachersville were visiting relatives hurt Saturday and Sun dayMrs Andrew Sargent returned home a few days ago after spend ing several weeks with her sons at CincinnatiMiss Pritchett of Dan i ville is spending a few weeks with her sister Mrs Cash HiattJohn Pritchett and family of Indiana left for home Sunday after a few days visiting relatives here Our school here is progressin nicely under the tutorship of L BL Chesnut Mr Chesnut is one of our nicest young men and will doI ibis part in making the school conIservice as teacher ITbe people who have been drill oil in this section have d havingehat oI quit one hole after going to the depth of three hundred feet on account of losing their drill on the bottom and could not fish it out But they begun anew hole and ar now progressing very nicely an we are expecting them to strike 1gUSher any old time nPUTS AN END TO IT ALL trA grierous wail oftimes comes as a of unbearable pain dom BackIdpation ut thanks t J Dr Kings New Life Pills thsv put an end t lIilall They ire gentle but thor rOUgh Try them Only 250 Guar by all druggists Published Friday Mt Country MILLER HAXSPOIU Mrs Payne spent Sunday with motherMr Kinley was with home lks Sunday The school at this place is pro g nicely Miss Mattie Dyre was home Saturday and Sunday There was a nice rain this even trig which was badly needed Miss Lola Grimes is home from rJi j visit to her uncle in Livingston Mr Nathan McClure received a ninful wound from a falling limit Rumor says there will he wedding soon What about it Mr Kirby Miss Mattie McFerron spent Saturday and Sunday with Mrs Vm Kinley Mr Brady of Somerset was en joying the smiles of his best girl last Sunday Mrs Robt Bloomer spent Satui lay and Sunday with her mother Sirs ToweryVMiss Minnie Nicely and brother ind Lola Ganes attended church at Raspberry Sunday The boxsupper given for the Sunday school was a success and enjoyed by all who attended THE HARRIS SHOWS HERE The Harris Nickel Plate Show which makes Kokomo every season and always plays to good business reached here Sunday fnjui Lo ansport An excellent parade was given this morning which was witnessed by large crowds The afternoon performance was 1well attended Some of the fea tures were the five famed St Leons late of Australia in remarkable acrobatic feats Miss Emma LaTow Americas most finished wire per former was the best ever seen here Miss Elsie St Leon the worlds greatest hurdle rider was the most seusational riding act of its kind ever presented to a Kokoma audi ence The entire show from start to finish was without a weak point The Kokomo Indiana Daily Dis patch Monday evening June 30 A little nonsense now and then brings failure to a lot ofmen BEST FOR THE- e BOWELS 11fOU hannt a rerulor beltb of tile eTer dapToaretnorwfnbe p your open aadbewelt Force tbeshape violentphratoorpllipnisontsanaevnne Tha smoothest ea teat moot perfeet way of keeplr the clear and clean is to take CANDY CATHARTIC HYfJi VWORKWHIL oEAT EM LIKE CANDY Pleuat Palatable Potent Taste 10 Good Never Sicken Weaken or Ii and 0 cent perboL Write fortfOe Hmple and unl t J y MT VERNON SIGNAL FIULJAY AUGUST 5 1001 Publishedevery Friday by EDGAR S ALBRIGHT SUBSCRIPTION ONE YEAR IOO Advertising rules made known on application DEMOCRATIC TICKET For President JUDGE ALTON BROOKS PARKER Of New York For Vice President liON HENRY DAVIS Of Vrst Virginia HON D L MOORE Merrcr county is u candidate for Con tress in the Eighth district to succeed G Giilieit subject to the action of the democratic party Your support is earnest ly solicited HON HARVEY HELM Of Stanford is a candidate for Congress in this the Eighth district subject to the ion of the Democratic party HON G G GILBERT Of Shelby ville is a candidate for Congre in this the Eighth district to succeed him self subject to the action of the Ueraocatic party FOR JUDGE We are authorized to announce LW BEPHURUM as a candidate for Judgeof Rnckcastlt Con ty subject tu the action of the Republican party r FOR JAILER We are authorized to announce R JOHNSON as a candiate for Jailer of Kock9istle Coun ty subject to the action of the Republican party We are authorized to announce W DECKER as a Candida for Jailer of llockcastlu ty subject to the action of the Republi party We are authorized to announce L L JARRETT as a candidate for Jailer of Kockcastle ty subject to the action of the Republican party We are authorized to announce CHARLEY OARMfCAL as a candidate for Jailer of Rockcastle ty subject to the action of the Republican party rTHE presidential nominatio- have caused an immense revoluti in New York City newspapers In thetwo last campaigns the Journal was the only large New York paper that supported Bryan Now all of them except the Tribune Press and Mail supportParker Someof the papers which opposed Bryan and are now friendly to Parker are the Times the Sun the Herald the StaatsZeitung the World the Evening Post and the Brooklyn Eagle This is a heavy phalanx SCRAPS 0JET r Teacher to S S classWhoit- mentmned is as the light ofthe world The answer came Mr Rocke feller SympathyMr Critique Yes indeed my house is simply full of TitansMrs Nbuveauriche Good g ra cious haint there no way of kill em Certainly wouldHicksHer an advertisement in the papet t say you cango to Chicago for 14 Wicks Yes but it jfmy luck not tioe t th H Sad got t fee MiisNg tdborThis is a pretty time of night for that Dasher girl i to be playing the piano Miss AlsoOh shes no res ter of time You can tell that from the way shes playing I tellyou exclaimed the Ward Boss politics and religion wont mix tt Thats right agreed the Pat son it isnt long before religion gets lost in the shuffle Young man remarked the selfmade person I began life without a cent to my name Thats nothing replied flippant youth I didnt even a name when I was born Inevitable They are criticis jug your candidate because he doesnt talk Well said the campaign manager whats the difference If he talked theyd be criticising w hated be said flight of weajth =4Richessaid the readymade philosopher have wingsOne realizes that IIsaid t warerhes or the iceI melt In summer rf r i Force of HabitShe had boufelt some dog biscuit for her husbands valuable S Bernard I hope they will please you she said They are not lik mother used to make he sighed Have you heard the latest edu cational itemasked Biggs No replied Wiggs what is it j They have just decided Biggs to rewrite the saidI words of five sylables for children Method In His Madness Mrs Wick What is the use of standing there and calling the stove names That wont make the tire burn any better Mr VickI thought that may be if I mold insult the blamed thing it would get hot about it IRather Vealy = What I would youngIof the book should be in keeping with the story Do you grasp my meaning intellisegent and accommodating publisher Ill have it done in half calf A Rural Philosopher A story that comes from a country region not far from New York concerns a native who was seen stolidly plough lag a field with a team of weary and dejected horses As they approached the observer of rural life remarked sympathetically that the horses didnt seem to like the work Um commented the farmer r briefly they dont have to like it they only have to do itIt Her Retort The mild business elnman was calmly reading his paper in the crowded trolley car In front of him stood a little woman hanging by a strap Her arm vas being slowly torn out of her body her eyes were flashing at him but she constrained herself to silence Finally after he had endured it for twenty minutes he touched her arm and said Madame you are standing on my foot nsOh am Ishe savagely retort t valiseoOne on the FrenchTwo side ly Scotch ladies were discussing battles of the past Was it no wonderful thing said one of the that the Breetfsh were aye vi torious over the French in battle Not a bit Itsaid the other dinna ye ken the Breetish sa ther prayers before gaen int battle Aye returned the first b canna the Frenchmen say their prayers as weel The reply was Hoot Jabber bodies Wha could underslauj them Hopeless CaseThe forgetful man was stepping jauntily along with a smile on his cheerful face when he was accosted by a friend Look here said the man Why in the world are you carry ing two umbrellas Why let me thinksaid the forgetful man Oh yes I inhow it happened My wifewant me to get her umbrella thats been mended and she thought Id better mehat it a aiJ I thought Id better bring two in case andbarppen one One Womans Ingenuity It was an experiment made by a woman which brought about the discovery AlbePeert 1854 Her baby was ill and wished to take it to New York for expert medical attention The jour ney in those days was a considera ble trip and the baby could not live without milk which would ke despasheshe could not preserve milk same as she did jelly or anything else She tried several different methods and finally hit upon a plan satisfactionhavethe stuff put it upon a sailing ves childfedished In New York several m Theytrieddensed milk in the manner she had them but failed They follow her to New Orleans and the she unwittingly unfolded her val ofGrhfestousmall factory and there the fir madheufacturers made a fortune No w condensed milk is solid in every part of the rorIdi Brodhead Fair AUGUST 1718and 19 Special Attractions FOR EACH SAY Grand Balloon Ascension Each Day A Great ELECTRICAL SHOW- on the grounds for the en tertainment of visitors Come and See it AlT IRISHMANS LETTER The following is a true copy off letter received in Boston fron across the water- Tipperara Ireland March 27 My Dear Nephew I have no heard anything of ye sens the las time I wrote ye I have moved from the place where I now live I should have written to ye before I did not know where a letter might find ye fust but i now take my pe in hand to drop you a few lines ti inform you of the death of you own living uncle Kilpatrick He died very suddenly after a long ness of six mouths Poor man hi suffered a great deal He lay b long time in convulsions peifecth quiet and speechless all the time talking incoherently and inquiring fpr water I am very much ata toss to tell ye what his deathwa occasioned at but the doctor think it was occasioned by his last sic ness for he was not well ten day during his confinement his age ye know as well as I can tell ye He was 25 years old last March Jacking 15 months and if he lived ti this time he would have been dead justrB take nqtis I enclose ye a lathaer yoms1cr Iwould to send ye the Brindle Cow and I would enclose her till bfeg tho5 two or three dajs after telltitbe prepared for the sorrowful l1ewsIBroadstreetState of Massachusetts in Boston A GOOD SHOW The Harris Nickel Plate Circus gave one of its entertaining exhi tions in this city Friday on grounds northside of East Hi Street The exhibition of animals was interesting and the program C1eding acrobatic feats etc were some of the best ever shown in this tit The show has certainly earned i reputation and a return date at any time will assure them a go attendance The Democrat Ham ilton X KENTUCKY FAIR DATES The following are the deter fixed for holding the Kentucky lairs f reportedhe3 days Harrodsburg Aug 93 days Lawrenceburg Aug fib4 day Brodhead Aug 17 18 19 Shepherdsville Aug 234 days daysitdaysheFlorence LGlasgowElizabethtown Sept 64 days ofHartford Sept 2t4 days Georgetown Aug 912 days London Aug 24z3 days daysenLAND STOCK AND CROP witreh horns left my place about two months ago was expected to weestks 9stohnec whereabouts MRS MARTHA PEAV jut 293 ti Pirie Hill Ky r r MATRIMONIAL BKADLKY SOUTH Mr and Mrs V O Bradley of Louisville an tounced the engagement of then daughter Christine Duncan to Dr fohn Glover South of Frankfort The wedding will be of wide inter ist as Miss Bradley is known ii ocial circles throughout the State She is ajvoung woman of most alarming manners During he itheas incumbentcy as Governor he was extremely popular at th capital Dr S uthis a leading paysi ito t t Frankfort and is a so 1sof the late Barry South With Local Applications as they reach the sell of the disease Catarrh is a bloodor constitutional disease and in ord to cure jI you must take internal remedies anaa on mucous faces hails Catarrh Cure is not a qua tkbest physicians in this country for year and is a regular prescription It is compos ed of the best tonics known combined with the best blood purifiers acting directly the mucous surfaces The perfect combina produISend for testimonials free F JCHANEYi CO Props Toledo tolii by ill ug istl price Halls Family Pills are the best PFRuS ITO CALIFORNIA Iron Mountain Route operate Pullman Tourist Sleepers St Louis to California leaving 830 TexIarkana Dallas Pent Worth and El Paso The Ideal Route to Califor ColeIto California and the Northwest Pullman tourist sleepers via Mis jsouri Pacific Railway leave St Louis every Thursday 9a m from Kansas City Wednesdays mb1sys SpringsIs Homeseeker and Colonist rates to various points in the West and thidrd ma folders descriptive literature rates Ageisnt it T G MATTHEWS TPA dRoom 301 Norton BldgImar t8tf Louisville Kt SUICIDE PREVENTED The startling announcement that a preventive of suicide had beep manyor A run system or despondency invariably precede suicide andI something has been found that will Ssthought of self destruction take Electric Bitters It being a great tonic arid nervine will strengthen the nev and buildup the system Its also a great Stomach Liver and Kidney regulator Only soc Satisfac guaranteed by all druggists Cuter Gardner convicted of hewas murder of David Osborne and his son in Hart county last November was hanged in the jailyard at Mu fordyille A SUMMER COLD A summer cold is not only an noting but if not relieved Pneu resultbyclears tMphlegm draws out the a5irenorchial tubes One Minute Cough phidrewo and perfectly harmless A certain ColdSold THE SUNDAY BIBLE SCHOOL Le 2S2 in the International Ecriez for August 1 le1ttG d Tak ing Cart of Elijah Prepared by the Highway and way Preacher Copyright by J M Edson LESSON TEXT 1 Kings 17116 Memory Verses And Elijah tte Tlshbtte who was of the Inhabitants of Glleud said unto Ahab the Lord God of Israel llveth before stand there shall rot be dew nor PI these years but according to my word And the word of the Lord came ilm saying Get thee hence and turn thee east card and hide thyself by the brook Che ith that Is before Jordan And it shall be that thou shalt drink f the brook and have commanded the avens to feed thee there So he went and did according unto the ord of the Loid for he went and dwelt the brook Cherith that is before Jordan And the ravens brought him bread ad flesh in the morning and bread and esh in the evening ana he drank of the rook And it came to pass after awhile that ue bioon aped up because there had been rain in the And the word of the Lord came unto Etna 1eot thee to Zarephath which be ngeh to llalI taeil there Lehod have comutanaea a wiaow woman to sus sin thee lu So he arose and went to Zarephath nd when he came to the gate of the city iiod the widow woman was there gath tag of sticks and he calved to her and id Fetch mo pray thee a litte water a vetser that may drink And as she was going to fetch it te lIed to her and said Bring me I pray ee a morsel ot bread in thine hand z Ana she said As the Lord thy God eth have not a cake but an hanafulof cal in a barrel and a little oil in a cruse- behold am gathering two sticks at may go in anti dress it for me ant son tat wemay cat it tutu die And Elijah said unto her Fear not a and do as thou host said but make iiercof a little cake lust and bring roe and after make tor thee ana tat y son H For thus salth the Lord God of Is jei The barrel of meal shall not wase euner shall the cruse of oil tail until the ay that the Lord sendeth rain upon the arch a And she went and did according U ue saying of Elijah and she and he ana er house did eat many days And the barrel of meal wasted not either did the cruse of oil tall according he word of the Lord which he spaUe tj UJah THE LESSON includes all of the seven renth chapter giving the closing incident n the lire of the widow and her son fleet no parallel In Chronicles GOLDEN TEXTHe careth for you Peter 57 TIME Ahab reigned from to BC tad Elijah in the opinion of Sir George Grove began his mission in Israel In the ntnth year of Ahab and continued to prophesy for a period of to years theeta into the Jordan from the east Zarephath a town between Tyre and SIdon INTRODUCTORY TOTE The wicked Queen Jezebel had gained complete ascend idolatryhetrue God when Elijah makes his public protest and pronounces the Divine judg ment of a long drought Comparing Scripture with Scripture AFA1THFUL WITNESS Elijah wai A Man of Prayer Jas 51718 and hence A Prepared Man He learned Gods will and he received Gods mes and the answer to his prayer 0rage 51415 Jesus remarkable min istry was marked by much prayer whole nights being thus spent One reason why Christians are often so tilt prepared to deliver Gods message is because the have failed to walt before God In prayer to learn His will and His message A Man Full of Faith According to my word that Is Gods word as revealed by God tojllijah Matt 1720 3 A Fearless ManHe faced the wicked king boldly and spoke his un welcome messageActs 429 Matt 1028 Tosh 19 PlainSpoken Man Without circumlocution or flowery Introduction Elijah went right to the heart of his message and be declared the whole counsel of GodActs2027 As witnesses for God there is solemn obli gatfdn here Ezek 3379 An Obedient Man Protectloc and food depended upon prompt obedi ence Had Elijah delayed departure eth brook Cherlth he might have per- Ished with the prophets slain by Jezebe Had he failed to go promptly to Zareph ath he might have missed the widow at the gate Do you realize how much uponeprompt to 426- A FAITHFUL GOD1 In punishment of sin Drought was the promisee punishment for national Idolatry See yearsply the duration of this drought In Care of His ServantsWhat a comfort the 23d Psalm must have been to Elijah Elijah was protected Psalm 3120 347 Elijah was fed The raven was an unclean bird and yet un der Divine dispensation it became the holy Instrument of ministering to the needs of Gods servant Faith humil ity and submission made Elijah obedient to the Divine will How this shouit us to receive at Gods hands HU rovision for lis whatever that may be The Brook Dried UpHere way ncolrag men to faith In that Elijah saw that Gousword was being fulfilled and also a fresh test of faith in that Elijah saw his water supply giving out If the prophet had been like man Christians he would have been a nen ous wreck from worrying ere the last drop had been drunk Phil 46719 THE GOLDEN TEXT esHecareth for you 1 Forthesln ful and disobedient Yes The faithful Shepherd is out on the mountainside o sin seeking the lost sheep God follows us oy auction and seeks to draw us back to Himself By drought and famine God was caring for Ahab and Israel It the care of disciplining love the obedient and faithful Ah how tender andf althful and constant is Gods care of His obedient children The thenfor you It Is the care of protecting love Mothers jj tvfrrxllt COM686FOR6 JSOOTTS EMULSION SUrMJC mXTA ARrIORlSecidiorfrceslmple aeatcS Socanditoolant4egiRrr Krueger U llT YEIU N KY THE PLACE TO GET YOUR 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COFFEEWe are going to be more liberal than ever in 1904 to users of Lion Coffee Not only will the LionHeads cut from the packages be good as heretofore for the valuable premiums we have always given our customers but In Addition to the Regular Free Premiums the same LionHeads will entitle you to estimates in our 5000000 Grand Prize Contests which will make some of our patrons rich men and women You can send in as many estimates as desired There will be TWO GREAT CONTESTS The first contest will be on the July 4th attendance at the St Louis Worlds Fair the second relates to Total Vote ForPresident to be cast Nov 8 1904 aoooooo will distributed in each of these contests making 4000000 on the two and to make it still more interesting in addition to this amount we will give a I Grand First Prize of 500000 Five LionHeads I cut from Lion Coffee Packages and a a cent stamp entitle you I I in addition to the reg ular free premiums one vote in II Ito contest WORLDS FAIR CONTEST What will be the total July 4th attendance at the St Louis World Fair At Chlca 0Jul141893 the attendance was For nearest correct estimates received in Woolson Spice Com panys office Toledo Ohio on or before June we give first prize for the nearest correct estimate second prize to the next nearest etc etc as follows 1 First Prize S25OOOO 1 Second Prize 100000 2 PrlZM S5OOOO each 100000 5 Prize 20000 100000 10 Prize 10000 100000 20 Prize 5000 100000 50 PrIzes 2000 100000 26O Prizes 1OOO- 18OO 260OOO PrtMt = 6OO 9OOOOO 2139 PRIZE TOTAL S2OOOOOO IIeon paCkIage PRESIDENTIAL CONTEST 100000 4279 PRIZES 4279Distributed tt PublieaggMgating S4500000ln addition ft which shall give 5000- t Brtcirs Clerks sit particulars in LIOH COFFEE cases making grand total 5000000 COMPLETE DETAILED PARTICULARS EVERY PACKAGE OF H LION COFFEEWOOLSON SPICE CONTEST DEPT TOLEDO OHIO A 500 PASSENGER WENT DOWN IN SIGHT OF THOUSANDS BOAT SINKS AND ONE OFFERS AID WORLDS FAIR TOURISTS HAVE THRILLING EXPERI ENCE The spectacle of halfa thousand men women and children volunta rily boarding a boat they know going tb sink strikes us as suffici ently nivel to chronicle in these columns It ha ppened on the Pike in front of one of the mam moth structures on that highway In the lobby of this building known as Under and Over the Sea Con cession is a miniature harbor of real water The exact depth of this little ocean we can not say pos iiively but we can testify to what we saw with our own eyes on a re cent visit to the Worlds Fair In plain iew of strollers on The Pike stay be seen in this miniature har iborsubmarine moored to a dock with its hatchway open and passengers going aboard The wri ter counted no less than 500 reck less human beings seeking the sen sations to be found in submarine navigation When they were all a board the CaplBin commanded the sailors on the dock to unfasten the I ropes which hold the vessel and himselfjoitg below the hatchway closed and sealed hermetically absolutely watertight The boat then sank from sight in the great tank of water and submarine journey to Paris was commenced On reaching a certain great depth of the water indicated by one of the ships instruments of measure ment the propellers were set in mo tion a slight pressure of the elec tribal button the entire motive force employed in the queer craft used in the journey Under and 0 ver the Seat iselectrical The huge steel hull trembled the great mighty eugine throbbed the erful propellers churned the water a foaming fury and the boat dirted forward through the transparent watery mass Enormous search lights illuminated the ships course several hundred yards and strange indeed was the spectacle seen through the plate class win dows Sea life of alt djscriptibns fish of every size form and shape 4scrambling scurrying darting a bout intri unusual ac tivity at the sudden advent of this j strange monster in their midst On ward we rush the ever changing temperatures of course reveal ing different characters of sea life Jveu the QjjeanVbed presenting VOTE What will be the total Popular Vote caat for President vote for all candidates combined at the election November In election people voted for President For nearest rect estimates received in Woolson Spice Cos office Toledo 0 on or before Nov 190lwe will clve first prize for the nearest rect estimate second prize to the next nearest etc etc as follows 1 FlritPrlie S250OOO 1 Second 100000 2 Prize S5OOOO each 100000 5 Prizes 20000 100000 10 Prizes 10000 100000 20 Prize 5000 5O Prizes 2000 100000 250 Prizes 1000 250000 1800 Prizes 500 900000 2139 PRIZES TOTAL S3OOOOOO the wa a tf IN CO NO and boat was by pow into our FirstIseashell and rock caverns all harbor ing some form of sea life Flowers of a thousand colors coral reels etc aniunfortua greater depth in the ocean sea monsters unicorn of the deep and narwhales are encountered Even a shoal of graceful mermaids are seen at play and finally after a short journey up the River Seine we ascend to the surface of the riv er and disembark at our Paris landing dock Passing through several Parisian thoroughfares to the base of Effel Tower ascending to its sumit in a large elevator we board the great birdlike craft restlessly tugging at its moorings for its flight along the anxiousI and all aboard the ship and our aerial journey was corn menced A fine birds eye view of Paris afforded from this vantage point but rapidly does the French metroplis recede in the distance as with the sp ed of light we glide a long over green fields andvalleys the smaller cities of Switzerland and her snowcapped Alps fl ing above Berlin over the Straits of Do ver to London and then turning a bout our course carries us over the great Atlantic Night comes on rain drops fall about us lightning flashes muttering of distant thun der are heard The rain increases the heavens are illuminated the thunder storm is deafening pande monium reigns Our great bird like craft weathers the storm and passing over the city of New York a hurried visit and then a glimpse of the Capitol Building as we pass above Washington when our course is shaped Westward Fly ing far above the earth Indiana is seen in the grasp of a cyclone Speeding onward the Mississippi River appears jn the distance and far below Crossing this treamat Eads Bridge over the city of St Louis hovering above the Expo sition the movement of the great wings decreasing the ship careful ly settles down on top of the Un der and Over the Sea Building the landing dock of the Airship on The Pike CASTORIAFor Infants and Children the Kind You Have Always Bought Bears the Syp SfitSignature of aXU printed blanks to 11 vote on found in I eS1timateis Prize H AT THE FAIR StartlingISensational Revelations Are The Vogue Along The Famous Thor ough fa re IWho was it said Forewarned is forearmed Well never mind some one has said it and our con science is clear in the quotation for it reinindsnis to suggest to our readers who contemplate visiting the Worlds Fair a litHe timely preparation win not be amiss be fore entering the aneof amusement called the Pike It is not our desire to inspire fear nor have we any thing to say of this amuse merit highway except to recom mend it in Ithe highest terms and to state further that a visit to the Fair is incomplete without a jour ney through the Pike but immag ine if you can sauntering along in company with your best girl and have an absolute stranger to accost you in deep sonorous tones bid ding you to Go to H At anA rate that is what you may expect and hence this enlightenment Nothing personal is intended merely modern Pike methods of calling your attention to a modern Pike show Any thing tnat has ever been done before is not done on the Pike anything that has nev er been done before is being done on the Pike Its all new nnder the sun and as we said befor Sen sational revelations are tlie vogue along the famous thoroughfare Looking in the direction pointed to- by the Pike orator once known as Midway Spieler a building rep resanting externally the sombre gates of Hades is seeu and should you grant his request and pass through the great stone arch corn dor a remarkable metamorphosis of your miml and body will occur Agrewsome tmosphere you have suddenly stumbled into none else but the Cabinet of the Dead and in order to visit the spiritual world you have not to die Coffiins are provided a graveand solemn monk appears and warns you to Abandon sall hope and follow on Powerless to do any other than obey this awful command you fol low into a subterane elevator and rapidly decend to the realms of darkness the First Circle of the Nine in Hell through all ofwhich you must pass before again seeing the light of earthly day Crossing Acheron the river of Woe in Charons boat to the Second Circle S visiting the Court of Minos the in fernal Judge who d spenses justice to the endless line of wicked spirits Further in your progress partaking of the beautiful visons of the uu happy Fanst under Mephistos in 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