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Mount Vernon signal: July 12, 1918 Mount Vernon signal 300dpi TIFF G4 page images James Maret Mt. Vernon, KY 1918 mou1918071201_sn86069561 These pages may be freely searched and displayed. Permission must be received for subsequent distribution in print or electronically. Mount Vernon signal: July 12, 1918 Mount Vernon signal James Maret Mt. Vernon, KY 1918 $IMLS This electronic text file was created by Optical Character Recognitio n (OCR). No corrections have been made to the OCR-ed text and no editing has be en done to the content of the original document. Encoding has been done through an automated process using the recommendations for Level 1 of the TEI in Librar ies Guidelines. Digital page images are linked to the text file. PUBLISHED EVERY FRIDAY fpllteio MT. VERNON, mi fatil COUNTY, KY., FRIDAY, JULY 12 1918 G. C. ESTABLISHFD I 1887 VOLUME XXXI ROCKCASTLE ? NUMBER 42 REDWOOL $4, to S, per Day Colonel Bob ( Red Kernel ) County Agent Bob Says So? ( editor for he is single and liable to find the agreeable one some day. Red wool growing on a sheep's back is something to look for -will it be the next surprise. POR THRIFT'S SAKE "Plenty of paint makes things what they aint says the eamofiuer. By Jas. T. Brown, of Berea.) red-blood YOU Can MAKE Above WAGES DAI LY Loading MINED Coal EXPERIENCE NOT MACHINE NECESSARY Seam six and a half feet high. All dean Good roof no wet places. Good boarding house, reasonable rates. Have a few houses available for men with families. Aily once, in person, phone or write to WALLINS CREEK COLLIERIES COMPAN Y Wallins Creek, - Kentucky R. B. WINKLER, Gen. Supt. $mm ! H Asa HI H.rwAEjfc44-- . MANs ifARD wadp II mil, Argument You ni S , 3kkkkJ i as:BH Nspfes. is lp . in favor of this store is the fact that the most skillful mechanies always come here ter theirs. You don't have to be tola the reason. can easily figure it out yourself. COME AND SEE. ; 0 COX Nit. Vernon, v- - Opoosite Court House 8 Down in Eastern Kentucky they've got a young man of that sees red as the color best adapted for men, women, animals, corn, etc. This red philosophy comes to him by com parisons, confirmed through ex perience arid consensus of opin ion that it has become a doctrine and counterpart of his instruction, for the guidance and safety, in those initial efforts towards progressive farming and breeding, etc. His preelection for the red dominates his talks, and he proves the varities there et by observation and examples, etc., so that out of an army of converts, there is a battalion known as the "Red Battalion", from the Daniel Boone trail leading to an(i from Berea, Ky. Our "Bob'' is the Colonel (red kernel) of these redsj In some of the mountain communities, he is spotted as 'R. I. Red" for his advocacy for the Rhode Island Reds, as the hen for produc tivity in the egg line at 11 times Then again as "Red. Cattle Bob" his fondness for red cows and bulls as best yielders in calves, milk and cream fastens that title to him too. "Red Hog Bob" falls from the lips of many. He is ardent in his attachment for the red hogs (Duroe)as superior in their pro duct numerically their appetite for roughage their swiftness in putting on pounds of fat and pork etc. 'tis a fad with him and evinces sureness of judgment and big profits to all et his followers : "clean pens and surroundings and vaccination to prevent cholera," is a slogan, coming from him persistently at all of his meetings. Quite as often as "Red Corn Bob" for this is a corn country; his partiality for the red corn to show oftener than the white or yellow, is not an affection, but a real and distinctive veneration; he reasons and proves that red corn makes sweeter and more palatable cornmeal; as it runs to larger kernels, evener in formation, and as a rule more to the average cob than white WAYSIDE NOTES Hayes agent Nortji has a three months vacaWin-Chest- er tion and is spending it in Montana with his brother Lloyd. Russel Proctor, of Mt. Vernon is left in charge of railroad affairs during Mr. Hayes' absence. The first woman "watchman" in Kentucky was placed in charge of the Main street cross ing L. & N. July 1st, succeeding William Baker, of Rockcastle who was given other duties. William Baker was in Memphis first of the month to see CUBAN UP PAINT UP AND KEEP IT UP "- - BUT THERE'S THE BIG PAINT TRUTH, WITHOUT ANY CAMOFLAGE Mrs Baker who has been seriously ill for past month. He brougat "Bigga-muss- " and his young sister back with him and they are with a sister in Lock-lanOhio. d, good Paint, properly applied, fills the dry , hungry pores of the wood, and makes a sealed surface, outside or inside the house, that protects and preserves, and is sanitary. Evcrp drop PAINT KBBPS THINGS As They Are of PAINT m THE PAINT BRUSH STOPS THE DETERIORATION OF PROPERTY AND THE DEPRECIATION OK VALUES Great activity in grain thresh ing during past week. Yield is turning out well. A Winchester sign for room renting says: suitable for "light house keeping." Rather distant from the sea. The newly added nickname for the Ford, "Metalic Elizabeth," could consistently be accompanied by the "iron Bettie." Winchester has the distinction of being the only city in our country that has been presented with a flag and staff. The Second Regiment. Words in general use during war of 1860s: Emente, Skee-daddle, WE CARRY A FULL LINE PAINT S PAINT O COME IN AND SEE US, W. R BAKER "Incendiary obtained. or bombs were used in bullets" bringing this air vulture to earth, by being fired into the huge envelope of the machine setting fire to the immense store of gas therein. No more Zeps venture on these excursions the airplanes have taken their place. The English available defense against them are tow such that the enemy is "skittish" about venturing on raids. One et these forms, in addition to guns, is that hundreds when anti-aircraft 3 Court House .VBBrVOIH, KY. BLUE FRONT the Allies forces are yet one milthat of the Huns and that it is probable that two years will yet elapse before the allies will secure their defeat, which he says is certain to be The allies, in Europe lion less than guests of her daughter, Mrs. Melvin Baruett Saturday night, and Sunday. Mr. Ab Allen was found deal near his home Saturday evening. He and his wife were, as we are intormed, hunt-nthe cows and he had gone on ahead of his wife a little distance 'and some pirties that were pass-- . ing found him first, and they went on to let Mr. Furman know it as it was the nearest place, and while they were gone his wu'-- j came on and found him herself. He was laid to rest in the Red Hill cemetery Sunday evening. Bro. Parker conducted funeral services. The heart broken family have the sympathy of the entire neighborhood. -- Mrs. J. H. Roberts is on the sick list. Mr. Smith, of Anville, representing Brown Ross Shoe Co., was with the merchants at this place Saturday. Mr. and Mrs. Fred Mullins accompanied Mrs. Price and children to Level Green Saturday. Carlisle Lewis, of Hamilton, is visiting relatives here. Now, I see the Level Green correspondent has appeared again so if Livingston will come around again that will be about the regular list of correspondents, so all try and write and see who will be the first to miss a week and then the dear old Signal will be much more interesting to all 10 hear the news from all parts of the county. g Copperhead, Butternut Greyback, Johnny-Reb- Yank, Gorrilla. Bushwhack er, Skirmish, Home guard, Refugee etc. Among popular songs and tunes during those trying days were: The Bonnie Blue Flag, Just Before the Battle, When you and I were young Maggie, Tramp, Tramp, Tramp the Boys are Marching, Fisher's Bornpipe, Coming Thru the Rye, Yanka Doodle, Dixie. Hard-tack. Mr. H. says, wilt raie probably something more than sufficient , On Sunday last James Pinker-to- n i Who Is Most Benefitted!2 BY a U If you save it or yellow. So sure of his success in other red directions, he is on the track to bri jg forward a breed of sheep to produce red wool; its white SThe Money You Eam?5 You Are Others Are If you spend it 1 5 The Be true to yourself and deposit a small amount regularly with 5 ! m BankofMt. Vernon" 3 per cent Interest Paid on Savings and black now, why not red? He's devout in his purpose and positive too, for the result. The "red battalion" will give him another title of "Red Sheep Bob" when he goes among them, if his object is attained. This titled gentleman and a new M Kentucky Colonel (red kernel), is a native Kentuckian from the neighborhood of Berea, Ky., son of a farmer and a graduate of that famous and uuique Berea College, that institution for the education of the boys and girls of the mountain section of Kentucky, etc. He is a member of the extension service of the State Univer sity, and as such has state au thority in the preseutiig of agricultural knowledge to the seekers of such information which is rendered on call or visitation in m his pleasing and intelligent manner. He also shines as a County Agent for the U. S. i I ! pre-eminen- tly Lend Him ENOCH sons morgan's CO. Agricultural Department and a successful missionary in the cause of progressive farming and cattle raising etc, and would wear a red uniform if the U. S. would let him. but Robert F. Spence, County Agent, Berea.Ky., rides a near red Kentucky horse, as proud and handsome an animal that can be seen it answers to the name of "Red Bird." This new Kentucky Colonel with his red philosophy that has become an obsession, and may incite the desire for a heritage d from a mate says an red-beade- Buy For i SAPOLIO words -- Act- Pont Talk -- Buy Now PATRIOTISM ECONOMY "Actions speak louder iharr and the writer under charge of the expert driver John R. Albright, made a trip, "down on the Hanging Fork," in Lincoln county, on Boone Way between Stanford and Danville to visit the family of James T. Hackley. whose' wife is a sister of the writer. The visit was made especially to meet Joseph G. Hack-le- y a nephew of the writer who is in fiom London, England. Mr. H. is one of the Western Electric Co's expert electrical engineers, who has been located in European work, with headquarters at Antwerp, Belgium until the big war opened which required a removal across the channel to old London town. It was the good fortune of yours truly to secure at the hands of Mr. H. souvenirs from big Zeppelins brought down at London in October Brocings of 19 16. aluminum used in the monster machines in which twenty tons of this metal was used are among the souvenirs in possession of this overseas visitor who returns to London September first, after staying in Chicago directing the manufacturing of. material etc for use of the companies London house. The particular Zep from which we have souvenirs was seven hundred feet long and sixty feet in diameter. It met destruction thirteen miles from Mr. Hackieys rooming place, the even at that distance the blaze from burning airship lighted up the streets to a greater brilliancy than a full moon. More than a hundred thousand Londoners visited the scene of the fall next day. The remains of the monster machine covered acres of ground and at some points the debris was thirty Meet in depth. Sixteen Germans met their death in the fall. The bodies were given a military burial and the victims . names inscribed, grain this year for their uscand are looking to America for the remainder of a sufficiency for their use. The greatest shortage is in fats, such as butter, lard and tallow. Four ounces of of captive balloons attached to butter p.r week is the present three mile cables, sent up into allowance for each person. Every the air every night, across the Londoner and all the Allies have city for many miles. When an perfect laith in their ultimate airplane strikes one of these victory but appreciate and undercables it becomes entangled and stand there is yet to be much sacdrops to the earth. Raids made rifice of life, fortune and sufferat night, the aviators fail to see ing. the cables until striking them, and if made in daytime the guns do the work for Ben Mullins is in the western Thirty three raids have them. been made on London since Mr. part of the county this week. J. Hackley' s residence in that city H. Roberts was in Livingston As many a hundred people have Saturday.- -- We had a good rain lost their lives in a single explo- today (Monday), and corn is sive from bombs dropped from looking well W. G. Mullins, of the air. Three forms of missiles Disputanta, is working in the are used by the enemy. Explo- store of his brother. F. E. MulMrs. Bert Muliins and sive bombs, incendiary bombs lins. children, were guests of her paranddarts. The first named ex plode upon contact with the earth ents. Mr. and Mrs Jones Saturday night and Sunday. or obstacle, the second is made Mr. R. R Perry, of Cruise, with a piercing point and is of was in this part. Sunday. John such weight that when dropt will force its way through live floors Allen and wife were guests of the of a building and is arranged to family of J. H. Roberts Friday immediately start a fire fiom and Saturday. Mrs. Mose Mul chemicals, consisting of allumi-nu- lins and little son, of Cruise were dust and oxide iron, which anti-air-craft j ! WITHERS - Dur-hai- n m CASTOR Children Cry FLETCHERS rUK 1 when set on fire from a detonator in the bomb makes molten iron of the mixture with a 5.000 In the Fahrenheit. degree days of the war on some of early these raids as many as a dozen fires were under way at the same t'me. Owing to good organization and preparations made for these emergencies the fires are quickly subdued. Fifty planes are sometimes sent upon these raids the never more than five ventnre over the city, and they only for a short distance, fearing these balloon cables. The majority drop bombs near outskirts of city and return borne reporting they have bombed London. The Rhineish cities of Germany are now getting some of the medicine the Huns have been giving to London and the citizens panic strioken are after the war crazed Emperor to call off his London campaign of f rightfulness hoping thereby to appease the Allies to the extent of wit holding air roads territory. Mr. over German Backley's conclusions are that .HI A The Detroit Vapor OF DETROIT Will demonstrate the real merits of the "Detroit Vapor Oil Stove" at our sfore on Monday, July 15th. REPRESENTATIVE OF Stove Co. VISIT OUR STORE THAT DAY AND SEE FOR YOURSELF WHAT THESE STOVES WILL DO, THAT OTHER STOVES WILL NOT DO. BE SURE TO COME. JOHN ROBINS BRODHEAD f,- - jgafigfe ried i i ..-.- - .. maatmn nrafirti Mt.Vernon Signal IN REMEMBRANCE. when autocracy ods We would be Rlad to have Candidate for the Reand kaiserism will forever dtsap every mai woman and child in In fond and loving remempear, then the boys will return the county attend ana take part Nomination brance of our dear companion publican Friday, July 12, 1918 home, and until then let's try and in this the riost important type and mother, Sarah E Houk, who for Congress strive to do all in our power tc of meeting that ran row Vx held. pissed away July 7, I9I7. Road help win this war. We have been The Fi cil Court and Published every Friday by Our dear one is in but not are requested to have informed that our police iudgt Over-er- s ALBRIGHT. EDGAR S forgotten, hds resigned, as has also the mar work done on all roads ov r which Never will her memory fade, shal and a part of the councilmen. coal is ici te ban'ed, within the $I.O SUBSCRIPTION ONE YEAR SvvrOtesi thoughts will ever To do the town justice we will sa next ti roe or four weeks We that we were getting along fine must yet "ur fuel from local mines Arooqu tne grave wnere aiie is Advertising rates mace known on until a few days ago when a few as we have no ordered from other laid . should stsr application little disagreements arose and thj sources, and magistrate will settle them. Our early. Some of the roads are We loved her. oh we loved her, Robins wanted to know most impassible and early work friend Bat the Savior loved her morr, MEMBER OF what has become of Tis i.i one of on them will he'p solv-- ; the coal So the Angel sweetly c died her KENTUCKY PRESS ASSOCIATION his letters and now we believe he problem for next inter. To that bright and happy has gone to hunt us, but hope he shore. 2, 0,000,000.1 o is a man's job. will return soon. The golden gates were open, If a railroad train should be on.i Died. July 41b, James H. A trentle voice said come; second late f.jr every dollar it Owens at the age of 79 years. And with farewell spoken, would be sixty four years behind He had been in very poor health She catnely entered homo. its schecule. If the people of for five or six years and about the Ui ited States try to help the a year ago he had a s'.roke of parIt was so hard to part with her alysis from which he lost the use government in buying thrdt Oh!ohqrdto ee her die HUWARD WJ stamps to the amount of $2,000 But then we will try to meet her, of his left arm About li a. m. If you believe that bankers Mr and Mrs. 1 W. Catlin have Wednesday he had 000.0 10.00 we shall have to buy Some sweet day be and bye. stroke another returned from Cincinnati. Miss from which he died about p. m. 5 o every second from now until and lawyers are the only people 7 You see it can't to draw and enjov the big fat sal- Gore from our home, yes, forever. 1, 19I9. Klla Argenbright, of Knoxville, July 4th. He leaves his wife, Januarv Although we wanted her to stay is visiting her parents, Mr. and one son, the writer, two daugh- be done by buying thrift stamps aries, and it you believe further alone. But we must have the that coal barons and merchant God in his Infinite wisdom K Argenbright Mrs. Mrs D. ters. Mrs. Sarah C Inabuidt, of $2,000,000,000.00. Sent his Angtl to take her away. It's a man's princes are endowed with a patriSue Mullins and Mr and Mrs. Dallas, Pulaski County, and Mrs will leave for a few job. The boys and girls have otic wisdom that will nourish Edgar Herd The Family. Martha Wells, of Cincinnati, O , They have civilization and peacefully bless done wonders. days visit with relatives in Hunt- one brother aod two sisters and bought from their own funds the human race, then vote for ington, Va. Little Henry Lee, a host of otber relatives and hundreds of thousands of dollars Mr. Robsion, who is a banker, a TO son of Mr and Mrs T. C Welch, friends to mourn his loss. He THE TAXPAYERS OF ROCKCASof the little thrift stamps. But a lawyer and a mine owner; or had the misfortune to get his arm was laid to rest in the McGuire TLE COUNTY: they must be helped by the men for Mr. Edwards, who is presi-pebroken Tuesday. Dr. Amyx was burying ground to await the call Under the acts of revenue and et a bank and one of Lonand women if this job goes over, called and he seems to be resting of bis master. All those that and in a big way, by the pur- eon's greatest wholesale merch taxation as passed by the Generwell later. Mr. and Mrs. W. M. have had a like experience know ants, both of whom have proven ral Assembly, at its session for chase of war stamps. Thompson, of the Level Green the feelings of the writer. a ear I9l8.it is the duty of section, has been visiting rela It has taken us over a year to to be selfish dollar makers, the all persons to appear betore the tives in Corbin and Livingston, Fberhart, the London photog- realize that it is a man's job which very quality in man has County Tax Commissioner and Since our rapher, will be in Livingston "Over There." for the past week. And we now brought the world to this the last letter J. W. Baker, Jr., has every Sunday morning during know thit it is a man's job over most horrible crisis known to list their property. I, or one of my deputies will from the first moved to our town and put in a the month of July. here. Don't cry out against the history. Mrs. stock of merchandise. Or, if you think the time has day of July I9i8, until tha 31st multiplication of subscriptions day of October 1918, be at my Sarah C. Inabuidt, of near Dallas, and contributions and prohibi come that men more of the was here latter part of last week common type, who live as the office over the store of U. G. Twins, a boy and a girl, were tions. Did you ever stop to to attend the funeral of her fatl J masses live and think s the Baker fiom 8 am. to 5 p m to born to the wife of Edd Barger, think that the boys "Over There" H Owens. Mrs. V.C.Owens and masses think, and who get their receive your bst, and any one last week. -- Mrs. G.E. Painter, of can't stop after they fight one cnildren. of Hazel Patch, have Livingston, was livelihood as the people get theirs, falling to appear aud list their the guest of the battle and take their own time to I, deputies been visiting relatives here for a ? It's life and then on the third day of August, property. and or one of my schedule family of W.A. Carson, last week. fight the next one dal1 leave a few days. Dr. R G.Webb has purIqIS, when you get billet inthewi11 Mr. and Mrs. O. V. Jarrett, of blood and wounds "Over There;" and is installing a $1,300 chased Republican Primary you will find; will the taxpayer and upn their Berea, were with relatives here it's sordid dollars and cents over ,hei'" fountain. It looks like we all can during the name .of W. J. Howard, for tailure to lisl n tine property they of not exceed the wetrk. We understand here Take your choice. It's are keep cool if we have the coin. Congress in the Eleventh d.s . UleJ8Um of fif,y dolhr, that they will soon move to our taxes one month, Red Cross the B H. Griffin left Tuesday night to and vote for him. C T SirioT town. Mrs. Bettie Tharp, and next, Liberty Bonds the next, Y. trict, the service of Uncle Sam. Mainly mv platform will be: enter M C A . funds the next and K Tax Commissioner of Rockcas little grand daughter, Elizabeth C subscriptions He goes to Indianapolis. This the next. That s go eminent of the people, tle County Kentucky. Francisco, arrived here from Har all right "Over There" it is ga-- "That makes three brothers to enlist Ion bv the people and for the people county, Saturday. Mrs today, shrapnel tomorrow, manot perish from the enrt I " It looks like they are doing their Tharp, who has been there sev. chine gun fire day after tomor shall W J. Howard part to tix the hated Hun. The e al months with her daughter, row and Hell every night. And East Bemstadt. least expected sometimes happens Mrs. Wm. Francis, will remain our boys do not get 4 per cent June 25, I0I8 compoand interest on their in We had begun to think that the here, and in a few weeks Mrs vestment of life and limb pike up the river was only a dream There is more Catarrh in this Francisco will move back to their Wouldn't you like them to know but today the surveyors are here of the country than all home on Main street Mr. Fran- that Kentucky did not hesitate section and have started the survey el other diseases put togeih-- r, and ciseo will remain there where he to invest money while they in the pike, so now it is a reality and vested their lives ? Look upon for years it was supposed to be a good position. Lee the War Savings Stamps as a incurable they claim that the work will be has Doctors prescriocd of London, was here man s job just as you looked up Mr. and Mrs Earnest pushed. local remedies, and by constantly R L on the Third Libertv Loan. Saturday on business. Arnold, of West Virginia, are!. ere failing to cure with local treat "I wouldn't swap my Smith and S. S. Purcell were 0:1 G & J Tires for any visiting relatives. J. F. Dees is ment, pronounced it incurable. Why I tin 3 made. the Stanford stock market Monbecause overhauling his telephone lines Catarrh is a local disease greatly T day with fifty head good stock THE NAME BEHIND here and adding new phones. influenced bv constitutional con. THE TIRE Cress shipt a car cattle. DM Mr. Ab Wolf, who has been quite ditions and therefore requires G& each of lambs and hogs from here sick for a long time, remains constitutional treatment. Hall's means that I can have Wednesday; Sayers & Hamm a absolute confidence In the Mrs Jane about the same They are Catarrh Medicine, manufactured O & J Tires. car each of hogs and cattle. Mrs. the product of old experiby F. J. Cheney & Co , Toledo, Owens, of Pineville, is visiting enced tire makers who Bowling accompanied her father, stand back of every tire relatives here Prof Lee Webb Mr. Ohio, is a constitutional remedy, they put out. West, to his home in Laurel "The tires ride easily : are Is taken internally and acts thru has returned from a few days counry, not apt to puncture ; protect Tuesday. She will re you from skidding and all in visii with relatives at Lexington. turn home the blood on the Mucous Surfaces all to my mind are the best the last of the week tires to use." Hundred We have been silent for several of the system. One This is only one of many Miss Elizabeth Davis, and brother hundreds of users' opinions. weeks, as far as a letter from this Dollars reward is offered for any V You can have frue same satn use for over 40 y ears! David, of Wicholsville, are with isfaction if your car be place is cencerned and the editor cise that Hall's Catarrh Mtdi fitted with of voluntary Thousands their aunt, Mrs. R. H. Hamm, this even threatened to have a search week. D. B. cine fails to cure. Send for cirletters from women, tellChandler took Mrs & warrant issued for us to see if we Chandler to the Norton Memorial culars and ing of the good Cardui T could be found. Well, here we F. J. CHKNEY & CO , Toledo. has done them. This is Infirmary, Louisville, Thursday, are at the front again, ready to to be Ohio. Sold by all Druggists, "5c. the best proof of the value operated upon. Dr. and out the news We have een Hall's Family Pills for constipa d(ie of Cardui. It proves that Mrs. W. F. Carter accompanied very busy in the past few weeks them. tion. Cardui is a good medicine Mrs. Chandler has been as work seems to be increasing for women. LAME SHOULDER. in poor health for several months We see our friend Robins, of There are no harmful or and it is thought that an operaThis ailment is usually caused Brodhed, claims that he has lost tion is very necessary. A numhabit -- forming drugs in by rheumatism et the muscles us. We have returned and at Cardui. It is composed ber from here are attending the All that is needed is absolute rest our post again, read? to give all only of mild, medicinal Institute at Mt. Vernon, this and a few applications of Chamthe news we can. and ready to do ingredients, with no bad week. Misses Ella Belle New-lanberlain's Liniment. Try it. all we can to help whip the Huns 9 C5.JLD BV AlHazel Albright, Nina and carry the Stars and Stripes bright and Elizabeth Davis, were to Berlin and place them on the TAKE FOR FUTCIiEtrS in Mt. Vernon, Wednesday, bepeak of the city, where we loftiest BKODHEAD. KY tween trains. Everett Watson are satisfied they will be ere this was at home Sunday from West war is over, and peace and good Point. Mr. and Mrs. Josh Wilwill, will reign amongt men. Mr. son, of the Bee Lick section, were and Mrs. Edd Graves, of CovingIF AT ANY TIME YOU SHOULD NEED A with her father, Mr. J. T. Lawton, Ky., are visiting relatives rence, The Woman's Tonic during the week Miss Jo here this week. Edd is just re- Davis, of Mt.Verncn, is spending covering from a severe case of several days with her You can rely on Cardui. sister. Mrs. Surely it will do for you typhoid fever. Maurice Cottort-gim- , Walter Robins, 'A what it has done for so Goodbye here has a job of firing on tie or Livingston, hello France. We many thousands of other rail road and will go to Paris in a women! It should help. understand that our good friend Mrs. ;Thomas Farley, few days Plow, Cane Mill, Saw Disc "1 was taken sick, of Livingston is in the front line who Las been quite sick for sorre seemed to be . . . ," trenches and that accounts for Thresher, Mill, writes Mrs. Mary E. Veste, better, At present, time, is some no news from that good town for of Madison Heights, Va. this if a busy world Ev rybody the past few months, but wq hear "I got down so weak, Engine, Oil or Steam; Buggy, Truck, Binder, Silo is doing his p rt, or should be, he is on could hardly walk . . . the way and when he aror Cutter, Manure iSpreader, Lime Spreader, Hay and if there are any loafers now, just staggered around. rives there will be no scarcity of Bailer, Fertilizer, Pipeless Furnace; Hack, Tractor, you can put it down that they . . . I read of Cardui, news then. Keep and after taking one botwill not work, for there is work I will guarantee delivery within one day. tle, or before taking quite for everyone. The idler has no them in stock and can furnish you with repairs at all, I felt much better. I excuse now, nor will they have took 3 or 4 bottles at once for anything 1 sell you. soon. Some of these days we are that time, and was able to do my work. I take it in gcing to have one of the home CALL ME AT LONDON, KY., OR SEE the spring when run- comings. This will be when the V down. I had no appetite, E. S. ALBRIGHT at Mt. Vernon, Ky. murderous Huns lay down their y and I commenced eatine. arms and sue for mercy, when the The Kentucky Council of DeIt is the best tonic I ever blood thirsty Kaiser, fense means to put on an all day saw." Try Cardui. V. rest of his tribe, are de- war conference in Rockcastle and the in Buggies, Wagons, Mills and to Berlin, j Children Cry for Fletcher's The Kind You Have Always Bought, and which has been in use for over thirty years, has borne the signature of and has been made under his sonal supervision since its infancy. All Counterfeits, " are but Imitations and Experiments that trifle with and endanger the health of Infants and Children Experience against Experiment. Just-as-good 'v " -- ' "7 w ww-w- w j vWfc AAA IUU( LIVINGSTON Castoria is a harmless substitute for Castor Oil, Paregoric, Drops and Soothing Syrups. It is pleasant. It contains neither Opium, Morphine nor other narcotic substance. Its age is its guarantee. For more than thirty years it has been in constant use for the relief of Constipation, Flatulency, Wind Colic and Diarrhoea; allaying Feverishness arising therefrom, and by regulating the Stomach and Bowels, aids the assimilation of Food; giving healthy and natural sleep. The Children's Panacea The Mother's Friend. What is CASTOR! A GENUINE -- CASTORIA Bears the Signature of NOTICE nt In Use For Over 30 Years iffBWiw hi THE CENTAUR COMANV yT NIWYONKOTY, ALWAYS The Kind You Have Always Sought miiBiii iimiiiny s BR O DH EAD e-- ' Meat Must Be Sold Fresh meat is perishable. It must be sold within about two weeks for whatever it will bring. ; , THE NAMES: N Mc-Hjrgu- e, A certain amount of beef is frozen for foreign shipment, but domestic markets demand fresh, chilled, unfrozen beet Swift & Company cannot increase prices by iWlV For Weak Women 1 withholding meat, be- J i cause it will not keep fresh and salable for more than a few days after it reaches the market. Swift & Company cannot tell at the time of purchasing cattle, what price fresh meat will bring when put on sale. If between purchase and sale, market conditions change, the price of meat must also change. ls. O J TIRES 1 1 $ 4 The Food Administration limits our profit to 9 per cent on capital invested in the meat departments. This is about 2 cents per dollar of sales. No profit is guaranteed, and the risk of loss is not eliminated. As a matter of fact, meat is often sold at a loss because of the need of selling it before it spoils. I d, after-effec- ts. rv JOHN ROBINS CARDUI WAGON, MOWER RAKE, CORN WHEAT DRILL Harrow, Corn Mill, Pump, Swift & Company, U.S. A. GRANVILLE OWENS COUNCIL OF NATIONAL Undertaker brk99ad COM P LET K LIN EOF Coffins, Caskets & Robed Mail, Telegraph or Tele DEFENSE get-together $ red-hande- d, W$ will not express county, August 6th. This will throned. patriotic and our feelings, out mothers there be a when the business gathering. Many short will be a homecoming Stars and Stripes have been car speeches and discussions of meth- - i All Druggists T. C. MOREN AH bins Order s Promptly Filled Dealer Kinds of Farm Implements. LONDON, KY. CASTORIA CASTORIA Children Cry FLETCHERS FOR Children Cry FLETCHER'S FOR ( m, rtimwni hi n n Jf 79 .. Vernon Signal u. 1918 (, x7 Mt.Vkenon Kv, July up '' want toComm cae wbSIQNAL No. 79 iObM&f Louisville & NsmvillcR R.Co. TIME TABLE. 2-2 6.57 21 23 21 nortn south ' n:55 am 12:13 a m oouth Phons No. 8. Jas. Landrum, Agent. 1 Mt Vernon, Ky. Po8toce ;,tered at Bteond-cias- e mail matter. as PERSONAL j Albert Claru, mm of Dto join the Clark, left Wednesday - G-- Navy. J. T Rigsby Prea.hersvi.le Fourth. and wife of were here on the Miss Julia Fish has finished her business course at Lexington and returned home. Mrs J. F Craig spent several days with her son, W. G. McBee and Mrs. McBee. Miss Margaret Sparks has returned from a month's visit to relatives in Louisville. John Williams, son of Mr and Mrs. M. IX Williams of Somerset, sailed for France July 4th. Mrs. D B. Southard came up from Stanford this week to see her diughter, Mrs W. G McBee. Ben C'orniney and wife and Mrs. J. H Dal ton, of Lancaster took in the picnic on the Fourth. Miss Martha Sparks has finished her school work in Louis ville and is at home for the summer. Sinnie Cummins The total amount pledged in " Belle Jones uu vv ul ua 1U9 j' i i t; lsvs v. u iuv.a' v" ivvavvu ai. i " Clyde Watson school I , are at home on a few days fur- castle to date with three ' Margaret Singleton lough. districts to hear from is $8t 690. " Emma Taylor expects the Corporal Victor Price of Camp The Government " Edyth Adams Tavlor was at home first of the state and ail Lhe counties and dis- " Dessie Niceley week to see his mother, Mrs. M. tricts in each county to cooiejup " Hester Cromer with their quota E Price. " Ollie Robinson Mrs Wade Brown arrived this Mrs. Jane French, age 75 died " Myrtle Bryant morning from Oklahoma to visit Wednesday morning at the home " Ruth Mullins Rockcastle relatives. They left of her daughter, Mrs Shell, at " Georgia McFerron here eleven years ago. French's Level Green. Mrs. " Maude Bishop. was in Harlan County. Mrs Samey Richards, Dwight Bow- - home Mrs. Sallie Jones man and Julian Miller who have Mattie Childress, of Plato is also " Bessie Mink rftmp a daughter el the deceased. The in T.nnisvi11 imsitinrtfi 1 " Minnie Owens home last night to spend a few burial took place at Friendship " Maggie Winn yesteiday. days. " Mattie Mullins Mrs. Minnie Anderson and The following s the list of " S. C. Franklin daughter, Miss Mattie Chesnut, Rockcastle boys who will entrain ' Alice Albright wll leave today for a two weeks for Fort Thomas next Monday. " Ellen Strunk vihit with relatives at Winchester, The list is as follows: " Georgia McClure. Paris and Lexington. Arthur E. Rice, Ervin Rice, Messrs. Ernest Bullock Mrs J. N. French, of Jules. Harmon Skidmore, Uarl Phillips, Theo Pigg burg. Colo , is visiting her moth Charlie Crawford Debord, Alfred M John Scott er, Mrs. J. N. Brown, of Level Baker, Bud Clark Addison Gray-do" Harmon Skidmore Green and other Rockcastle rela- Ball, William Thomas, WesChas. Chandler and two ley Settles. Fred Oscar Gregory, tives French Hiatt Mink children remaiued at home, and Henry Logan Renner, Cloyd " Sherman Chasteen Mrs. French brought six with her. Cummins, Bill Poynter, George " W. B. Sigmon Dr. G rover Price, wife aud two Henry Doan, Henry F. Todd, S. E. Chandler children, were here during the George Washington Herald. " D. G. Bullock Substitute. week to see his mother, Mrs. Tohn Bullock Price's parents and other Rock- Hayes Frank Bullock. " Martin Scott castle relatives. Dr. Price en" Irvin Bullock The Antihquor-shippinbill, listed in the medical department " Egbert Norton passed by the recent Kentucky earlv in 19 17 and for several " Fred Doan Legislature became effective June months has been stationed at " Virgil Brown 20th. It is now unlawful for any Charlotte, N. C. He was on his Estil Mullins . be way to Judson, Ind , to arrange intoxicant of any character to W. R. Dickerson brought into Rockcastle county some business affairs before sailHobart Alcorn even for personal use. The exing for France. ' David Singleton press companies, railroads and J. L. Jones all other conveyances are pro LOCAL J. W. H. Jones hibited from carrying any intoxClay Dooley Chas. C. Davis has resigned his icating liquors. Not only that, T. J. Ball place with the Upjohn Co. to but an individual cannot go to " Jesse Debord take charge of his drug store Lebanon, Lexington or any other " Roscoe Morris. His resignation becomes effective wet spot and bring on his person any intoxicants of any kind for July r.sth. For Sale: 8 or lo good buck his own use or tbat of another. lambs at $2o each. First come Livingston is in the lead" in War Savings Pledges also leading This is a good law and the people first served. W. J. Sparks Company. number of Limit Members. That of this county expect the officials to rigidly enforce it. By R. L. Langford, district subscribed $12,000.00 Farm Supt, and has several Limit Members. TEACHERS INSTITUTE. Willie and Charley L. Davis of a. v 11 j v v 1 FOR, SALE IN MT. VERNON, KY. ON THE I DIXIE-BOON- 1 E HIGHWAY Well established high grade Men's Clothing, Hat -- -- i and Furnishing business tion. Stock in first-cla- ss condi- One price and cash business. Will sell or rent building. Best location in town. Reason for selling is ser- that the junior member of firm is in line for Army vice and likely to be called any time. n Terms: level farm. Cash or would consider well improved If interested in buying this stock and fix- tures, call on, write or telephone us before July 22, 19 18. g PHONE 27 THE CASH STORE .r D RUMMOND '5 CASH GROCERY STORE jtjSdMilgYjMs! fSLEAprriO cisns!& MT. VERNON, KENTUCKY Miss To Davis visited her sister. Mrs. Walter Robins at Brod head from Thursday until Tuesday. Miss Ethel Azbill left last week for Alabama to visit relatives and friends ai:d spent her vacation. Mr. Leroy Hoffman, of Cbirago. gave his grandparents, Mr and Mrs J. C Moore a happy sur prise by coming in on Tuesday's homefolks pleases the soldier more than any thing you can give them. Let Eberhart make it for you. He will oe in Mt. Vernon every Saturday during the month of A photograph of July. d, Word reached us just before going to press that Elza Lanf-foiwhose death has been expected for several weeks, had passed into the great beyond, from the ravages of that terrible train. Mr. and Mrs. Fred Knipe, of disease consumption. Cincinnati, spent a few pleasant Eld. James Riddle will preach days with their sister, Mrs. D. C. at the John Graves grove next Price. Sunday morning at 11 o'clock. Mr. and Mrs Willie Martin, of On the third Sunday he will, Lynchburg, Va., are here on a preach at Brindle Ridge and on visit to Mr Martin's parents, Mr. the fourth Sunday at Pine Hill. and Mrs. S H Martin. Each service will be at 11 o'clock. Sam Albright, of Brodhead and The War Savings workers are Albert Clark, of Orlando have still busy and will not let up until joined the Mavy and are now at they have seen every one in Great Lakes Training Station. Rockcastle and given them a Mrs C H. White and little chance to lend our Government daughter. Mae Lillian, left this what they can. There are a few morning for Illino:s to be with schools which have turned in an Mr. White until schooi opens in absent list but it is hoped that September. these will all be wiped out before Mrs. J C. Wheat, of Tucson. the final report is turned in to Ariz , spent a few days witii Mrs. Washington. If yon happen to Jonas McKenzie on Richmond be ou that absent list of youi street and attended the picnic on district get yonr name on a pledge card to day or phone the Chairthe Fourth Lewis Miller came in from man of your school district or Camp Shelby yesterday and will the County Chairman and they be here until today. Lewis ex will do it for you. Kentucky must raise its fifty million and lects to be in France before Rockcastle must raise its quota. many weeKs The young folks arranged a Wright Mrs. Mellen and daughters, Elenor and Elizabeth, most delightful outing and pic will arrive from Chattanooga this nic at the "Big Fill" for last Wedweek to visit her mother and sis- nesday evening in honor of John ter. Mrs. Weber and Mrs. S. D. P. Landrum, of the Navy, who is at home on a ten days furLewis. lough and Will Thompson who Misses Christine and Edna Davis have returued from Win- has returned from a3six week's chester and have as their visitors training at Camp Sheridan. It Misses Viola and Anca Belle was a most pleasant evening for Brock of that city, who returned all and the young ladies certain ly did their part in preparing lots with them. of good things y to eat. The fol. Misses Maude and Margie lowing is the list of those who Anna Belle and Rissie enjoyed the pleasant outing: Smith and Annie Griffith of the Misses Edith Moore, Margaret Hiatt section spent Saturday and Welch, Edith Phillips, Onie SilSunday with the family of Wil- vers, Amy Proctor, Bonnie and liam MeHargue near Pine Hill. Niceley, Lula McCoy, Dessie Bentley Sparks, who nas been Julia Fish, Margaret Sparks, working for the Hup people in Christine Davis, Viola Brock, Louisville for past four months, Virginia Crawford, Risse Willi? ms is at home. He will return pro- Ruth Landrum and Mrs. Nicholviding plant is not closed down as Randolph. Messrs. John P. on account of so many being .Landrum, Will Thompson, Hyatt called to war. Crawford, Robert FiA, Ralph Mr. H. J. Mullins who has been Griffin, Claud Cox, Earl Cox, H. in bad health for several weeks, C. Pfalzer, John Albright, Bentley went over to Stanford Wed nes-- ' Sparks, Leroy Huffman, Albert day to have Dr. E J. Brown, his! St. Clair, Givens Carson, Mor-ol- d family physician examine ris Phillips and Dr. Walker He came back yesterday, Owens. Mrs. R. A. Sparks was him Mr. Mullins is a pretty sick man. ' cbaperone. Ma-harj j thrown from a buggy yesterday afternoon and has a broken bone PRICES in EFFECT Until in the right leg as the result of JULY 20th the fall. Master Owen Meadows was driving a pony and just as Mrs. McClure got seated in the buggy 20c lb the pony began turning around Pae notable fact was that there and upset the buggy. The boy Smoked Meat 22c lb were very lew young men to be found among the teachers There was not hurt. Coffee are a few who are ''too old to PILGRIM, Best cheap coffee sold. fight," making a large percentage Food Administration. Producers of poultry and eggs Meal, 25 pound sick $1.20 of the teachers ladies. Many can ship their own product withof the teachers will teach their 25c lb first school this year, but many out a license. Dealers who ship Jewell Lard Another splendid session of Rockcastle Couuty Teachers Institute will come to a close today. This is the third institute in succession, with Prof Ireland has held and there is no question but that he improves with age. Miss Georgia "Hay" There BIG CAR CHOICE McClure was DSMeat Timothy Hay JUST IN WHILE IT LASTS $1.80 PER CWT. WE AUK ALSO, PREPARED TO FILL VOIR ORDER FOR J2iclb and we also without a license will, get In trouknow that they are better quali ble with the Government. Retail merchants who do not fied than some who have been trying to teach for years. The get their applications for sugar week has been both pleasant certificates in before July 15th and profitable and we expect to will not be able to buy any more see many good results from this sugai this year. Retail merchants can no longer week of instruction and the inspiration which the teachers furnish customers with a certipounds have received from the number ficate to buy twenty-fivfor canning purposes. of splendid talks made by visi- of sugar Some body has misused these tors as well as our home people The twenty- - five and the splendid instructor, Prof. certificates. pounds of sugar can still be Ireland. The following is the list of bought for canning purposes, but the County Food Administrator teachers as enrolled: has to issue the certificates. The Miss Lula Owens, merchant who sells this sugar ,! Mattie Houston can send these certificates to his " Odessa Burton wholesaler and buy sugar on them ' Lucy Mink to replace the sugar for canning. ' Artie Coffey The merchants allowance is to be M Winnie Falin sold for regular table purposes, " Bernice Alcorn and to customers who will agree " Berta Hensley to :use not more than three " Lena McCall pounds per month for each indi" Willie King vidual. " Nancy Helton The Government buying of " Byrda Robinson wool is still so complicated that ' Laura Howard it will be advisable for small pro " Georgia Gentry ducers to sell to local buyers " Ida Hamlin No local buyer can be a profiteer " Rose Gentry in this product. Any local buyer Rilda Chandler can bay wool, as it will ultimately " Mollie Woodall reach the Government factories. 11 Lela Norton Millers can grind wheat for " Dorothy Owens the farmer and deliver to him a Lillie Seaborn three months supply of flour on " Sallie Mullins the basis of twelve pounds of " Nellie Norton flour, for each thirty days, for " Esther Staverson each individual in the family. Candice Morris The miller can receive an amount " Onie Silvers of wheat equal to a nine months " Flora Pitmau supply, but the last six months " Tabitha Hiatt supply can not be delivered now, 11 Mary but is subject to any ruling - Viola Cummins Debord passed later. But the consumer in every case must agree to use " Grace Large an equal amount of flour substi" Marie Branaman tutes. Ella Lake H. T. YOUNG, Effie Bell Chasteen Rockcastle County Food " Lela Mullins Administrator, " Cordelia Hammond Mt. Vernon, Ky. V Grace Griffin u Edith Phillips ' DEBTS COLLECTED Ella Mae Coftey Accounts, Notes, Claims of all kinds of them we know e . Pure Lard per can $13.50 Karo Syrup giUai 75c C D .Drown jugdr SPECIAL HOG and MULE DAIRY and POULTRY FEEDS Treat your Stcck to some cf our Specialties and watch 'em smile. iu Granulated Sugar 9c lb Oat Meal i8ox.Pkg. 10c U2 v Ql-1- tJ Call on us. Write us Phone us J. F. GRIFFIN PAY CASH AND SAVE THE DIFFERENCE DRVIIOirS LIVINGS TON Free FREE Free free I only Your Kodak films developed WAR MAP FREE! Sunset Magazine scription, beginning with increases us rates to 20c per copy on news stands and $2 00 per yearly sub- charge you for each print Work done by an expert. Order your films from us. We pay postage. Mail us your films. J. P. KELSAY. Your Druggist SOMERSET, KY. The Kentucky Trio composed of Misses Smith, Crosby and Bingham, who are touring Kentucky in the interest of the Red Cross gave a most enjoyable program to a large audience of hearers at the Graded chapel Tuesday evening. school The entire proceeds go to the local chapter where the program is rendered, except the amount necessary to buy oil and gas to take them to the next town and $1 allowed for tire expanse. All three are hieh class musicians and they are certainly doing a great work for the Red Cross. . September Issue, A 1918. LAST CHANCE to subscribe to SUNSET Magazine at the old price of $1.50 per year and receive a Large Liberty War Nap of the Western Battle Front, FREE PROPERLY FITTED GLASSES AT THE RIGHT TIME is of This remarkable to all whose subscriptions will be received at this ofice up to August 15th. 1918. Subscribe before this date and 8a ve the price of TWO THRIFT STAMPS offer ie open Greatest Importance, If your eyes are showing any defects now is the time to see DR. MOORE, Cox Building, Tke Optidw Mt. Vernon, Ky. "Kill two birds with one stone' Help the Gor eraaeit and Yourself. J. CMoCLARY SUNSET MAGAZINE SAN FRANCISCO CALIFORNIA " Selbj Payne " Sarah Jones " Martha Jones ,4 Mary E. Jones collected anywhere m the world. No charges unless we collect. Reference: Farmers National Bank. Write us. May's Collection Agency, Somerset, Ky. Office: Room 7 Masonic Bldg. Kor Sale: Two good town lots adjoining in Mt. Vernon. Good 4 room cottage, barn, every, thing handy. Terms eaay. J. T. Mradows. CASTOR I A For Infants and Children In Use For Over 30 Years Always bears the Signature of &&& UNDERTAKER and EMBALMER STANFORD, KY. Ct:i 'Mtmi iu jp owiiiiy .. s3 viiii vraSa taSSSS53Ss& BAKK STATEMENT. ?&: mton r.rii,i sll i' wmrirfawwnfrT-'n- r if h. man - Heport of the condition of The First State Bank, doing businesF at the town of Litingrtoo, county of Rockcastle, Staie of Kentucky, at the close of business on 2.rth day of June, 1918 : kKSOUKCES Loans and Discounts . . Overdrafts, secured and secured Stocks, Bonds and other . un- $ 22,261 77 3,034 i6 Se- curities Due from Banks Cash on hand Checks and other cash items Banking House, Furniture and Fixtures .. 3.000 00 13.257 79 2,939 01 52 00 2.585 33 Are the Packers Profite ers? Plain Facts About the Meat Business The Federal Trade Commission in its recent report on war profits, stated that the five large meat packers have been profiteering and that they have a monoply of the market. Thtse conditions, if fair and just, are matters of serious concern not only to those engaged in the meat packing bueiness but to every other citizen of our country. additional profit makes only a fair return on this, and as has been stated, the larger portion oi the profits earned has been used to finance huge stocks of goods and to provide addi tions and improvements made necessarv by the enormous demands of our army and navy and the Allies. V Total LIABILITIES. f 44,120 46 00 65 81 Capital Stock paid in. in cash $ 13,800 Undivided Profits, lees expenses and taxes paid 224 Deposits subject to check $26,895 81 30,095 Time Deposits 4,200 00 ) V Total $ 44,12046 ) State of Kentucky, County of Rockcastle. ( l We. L 11. Davis and C. C. AlcPher-son- . President and Cashier of the above named band, do solemnly swear that the above statement is true to the best of our knowledge and belief. L. H. Davis. President, C. C. McPHERBoN,"'ashier. Subscribed and sworn to before me this 3rd day of July. 1918. Wy commission expires A9nl 10, 1922 The figures given on profits are misleading and the statement that the packers have a monopoly is unsupported by the facts. If you are a business man you wiH appreciate the significance of these facts. If you are unacquainted with business, talk this matter over with some business acquaint- Geo. Murphy, Notary Public. J.P.E. DKUMMOND, Thos. C. Welch. W.H.Cottonuim, Directors. The packers mentioned in the report stand ready to prove their profits reasonable and necessary. ance with your banker, say and ask him to compare profits of the packing industry with those of any other large industry at the present time. LETTER. Here is a letter that is certain to prove of much interest to pee pie in this vicinity, as cases of this sort occur in almost every neighborhood, and the people should know what to do iu like MRS. BURNS' The meat business is one of the largest American industries. Any citizen who would familiarize himself with its details must be prepared for large totals. The report states that the aggregate profits of four large packers were $140,000,000 for the three war years. This sum is compared with $19,000,000 as the average annual profit for the three years before the war, making it appear that the war profit was $121,000,000 greater than the pre war prof it. profit profit with a one-yea manifestly unfair method of comparison. It is not only misleading, but the Federal Trade Commission apparently has make a mistake in the figures themselves. ar ar No evidence is offered by the Federal Trade Commission in support of the statement that the large packets have a monopoly. The Commission's own report shows the large number and importance of other packers. circumstances: Savannah Mo., Oct. 1 2,191 6 "I used a bottle of Chamber Iain's Colic and Diarrhoea Reme dy about nine years ago and it cured me of flux (dysentry) I had another attack of the same complaint some three or four years ago and a tew doses of this remedy cured me. I have recommended Chamberlain's Col ic and Diarrhoea Remedy to dozens of people since I first used it.'" -- The packers mentioned in the statement stand ready to prove to any fair minded person that they are in keen competition with each other, and that they have no power to manipulate prices. If this were not true they would not dare to make this posi- tive statement. This compares a three-ye- Furthermore, government figures show that the five large packers mentioned in the report account for only about of the meat business of the country. one-third BANK STATEMENT. Report of the condition of the Peoples Bank, doing business at the town of Mt.Vernou, County of Rockcastle. State of Kentucky, at the close of business on 25th day of June, KE6OCRCES 1918. I Loans and Discounts Overdrafts, secured and un secured Stocks, Bonds and 6ther Securities Due from Banks Cash on hand Checks and other cash items Banking House, Furniture and Fixtures Other Real Estate Other Assets not included under any of the above heads Expense and Taxes paid f 96,818 02 3,504 61 4.150 8,859 2,133 1.222 00 32 57 68 profit of $140,000,000 was earned on sales of over four and a half billion dollars, h means about three cents on each dollar of sales or a mere fraction of a cent per pound of product. three-ye- ar The aggregate They wish it were possible to interest you iu the details of their business. Of how, for iustauce, they can sell dressed beef for less than the cost of the live animal, owing to utilization of and of the wonderful storv of the methods of distribution throughout this broad land, as well as in other countries. ts, The five packers mentioned feel justified in with each other to the extent of together presenting this public statement. They have been able to do a big j b for your government in its time of need; they have met all war time demands promptly and completely and they are willing to trust their case to the fainnindedness of the American people with the facts before them. Packers' profits are a negligible factor in prices of live stock and meats. No other large business is conducted upon such small margins of profit. W 6.000 00 2,942 49 a 5p 2.585 93 Total LIABILITIES 1 128,216 62 and this is very important only a small portion of this profit has been paid in dividends. The balance has been put back into the business. It had to be, as you realize when you consider the problems the packers have had to solve and solve quickly during these war years. Furthermore Capital cash Stock paid in, in 20.000 00 5,000 00 4,041 94 23 ) Time Deposits Surplus Fund Undivided Profits Deposits subject to check $67,898 . . To conduct this business in war times, with higher costs and the necessity of paying two or three times the former prices for live stock, has required the use of two or three times the ordinary amount of working capital. The Armour and Company Cudahy Packing Co. Morris & Company Swift & Company Wilson & Company 99, 174 64 31,276 45 Total $ 128,216 62 1 State of Kentucky, County of Rockcastle j bct We. U. G. Baker and Flovd Miller. President and Cashier of the above named Hank, do solemnly swear that the above statement is true to the be6t of our knowledge and belief. U. G. I ROADS If you maintain roads you help win the war. There is not such a shortage of men who want to work. Why can't we skip the argu :: .. mentative and educational periods !!. aud build and maintain roads now. 0 Everybody is for good roads the 5n::: same as we are for eoou air and good health, but the man that is really for roads is for the 20c, Kead Tax. $::::. llllMttMtyiiaaitiDaiiataMiaMiiMftM0tiilfffMllillMttHI -- wwwwww w m Subscribed and sworn to before me this 5th day of July, 1818. My commission Expires Jan. 14, 1922. W. H. Floyd Miller Cashier. Baker. President, Fish, Notary Public. :: Food will Win theflf o DON'T WASTE IT a RAISE IT O "" Pursuant to a resolution passed at its spebial teim, of the Rockcastle Fiscal Court June, is, 191H, 1 the undersigned Sheriff will cause a poll to be opened in each of the respective voting m NOTICE ' Be a Producer . As Well as Consumer g - Mil --- II I KAISE LIVE precincts of Rockcastle County between the hours of 6 o'clock and 4. o'clock p. m., on tht 3rd day of August 19 18, for the purpose of submitting the question to the voters Are you for a property tax of 20 cts, on each $i 00.00 worth of property in thr county of Rockcastle, to be levied each year for a period of five years, for the purpose of improv ing the public roads or bridges of said county, or either or both of , I a. m Until you've tried finishing your floors with Tkingf " r hu.. make money and deposit with TOCK a:d POULTRY and GRAIN and VEGETABLES 2! :;:. mm l mm r. nmmrrrr ru iii wrwurffoors" wim x A county that has a good county road engineer will have good roads, but pity is expressed for a county that is burdened with an inefficient road engineer. - PEOPLES BANK Money in the pocket burns Pat it Open up a checking account with us, f Your cancelled in the Peoples Bank. checks returned will 9how where your money has gone, and they will spur you on to save for the better things of life. - SAVE A PART OF ALL you earn. - Hanna's Lustra - Finish you do not know what an easy matter it is, and how inexpensive. No matter how worn and scarred your floors may be, Lustre-Fini-sh covers up all the defects and gives a floor the bright, lustrous finish of hard wood. Also the perfect finish for woodwork, furniture, and every interior wood surface. Comes in nearly a dozen popular wood colon. A good road survey must be made if the road is built as cheaply . 0 0 as possible. Everybody knows that the reads cannot be maintained under existing conditions without more revenue. . . WE PAY INTEREST ON SAVING ACCOUNTS PEOPLES BANK ittittiiitaailiiw MT VERNON, KV. TRADE:-- My ... ....t a them ? J. S Langford, SolsBy Sheriff of Rockcastle County June 24, 1918. CASTORI Children Ory FLETCHER'S FOR T. H. NOB Children Ory FLETCHER'S CASTORI A FOR CHAMBERLAINS TABLETS These tablets are intended especially for stomach troubles, biliousness and constipation. It you have any troubles of this sort, give them a trial and realize for yourself what a first class medicine will do for you. They only cost a quarter. DR. WALTER Dentist 'SBik MT. ' For Sale or Office A Children Ory FLETCHER'S &ASJLOLRIA FOR Baker's Stors U. G. Over VERNON, KENTUCKY house and lot on L.UVC11 s wuu and two town lots in Bethurum & Lt wis addition, for sale or. trade to farm property. For particulars see Jonas McKenzie or write me at Twila, Ky. J2I 3t Job B. McKenzie. 3frnWttyttM.Wi k b. W. BETNURUtt ATTORNEY AT LAW MT VRRNON, RY. Will practice in all the court. Office on Church Street , yycy