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COUNT J.KY., FRIDAY, JULY 12 1918 NUMBER 42 RED WOOL H to $8. per Day DAI LY MACHINE Colonel Bob (Red Kernel) County Agent Bob-S- ays So? ( Dy editor for he is single and liable to find the agreeable ono some day. Red wool growing on a sheep's back is something- ito look for Will it be the aext aurpriso. - FOR THRIFT'S SAKE "Plenty. of paint makes things what they ai'nt says the eamofluep. Jas. T. In Brown", of Dcrca.) red-bloo- YOU Can MAKE. Above WAGES Ming MINED Cool EXPERIENCE NOT NECESSARY Seam six and a half f eet high. All clean. Good roof no wet places. Good boarding house; reasonable rates. llnvft a few houses available for men with families! Apply at once, in person, phono or write to WALLINS CREEK COLLIERIES Wallins Creek, - Kentucky R. 1$. COMPANY WINKLER. Gen. Supt. m. .. . . MzxzzzxzsmiKt A IfARD v l& '..tsTr WAR Argument 9 in favor of this store is the fact that the most skillful mechames always como here ior theirs. You don't have to bo tola the reason. You can easily figure it out yourself. COME AND SEE. S c. c. Mt. Vernon, Kv. cox Opoosite Court House KzxEzzxricazxiixzzsazzBH Who Is Most Benefitted! BY The Monev You Earn? -. If you save it You Are Others Are If you spend it i i Be true to yourself and deposit a small amount regularly with ! The BankpfMt. Vernon! 3 per cent Interest Paid on Savings I Lend Him AHanc ENOCH MORGAN'S SONS CO. UBEKTY For Buy For SAPOLIO ' PATRIOTISM "iAc lions ECONOMY friary -- Act"- Don't Talk -- Buy Now' words speak louder Eastern Kentucky " they've got a young man of G. C Hayes agent North Winthat sees rod us the color chester has a three months vacabest adapted for men, women, tion and is spending it in Monanimals, corn, etc. This red tana with his brother Lloyd. "philosophy conies to him by com Russel Proctor, of Mt. Vernon is parlsons, confirmed through ex left in charge of' railroad affairs perieuco and consensus ofopin during Mr. Hayes'absenco. ion that it has become a docThe first woman4i"watchman" trine and counterpart of his in in Kentucky was placed in struction, for the guidance and charge of the Main street cross safety, in those initial efforts towards progressive farming and ing L. & N. July 1st, succeeding breeding, etc. His predilection William Baker, of Kockcastlo for the red dominates his talks, who was given other duties. and he proves the varities there William Baker was in Memot by observation and examples, phis first of tho month to see etc., so that out of an army of Mrs Baker who has been y properly applied, fills the dry, hungry Evcrp drop of good converts, there is a battalion ill for past 'month. He pores of the wood, and makes a sealed surface, outside or inside known as the "Red Battalion", brougat "Bigga-musand his from tho .Daniel Boone trail young si&tor back with him and protects and preserves, and is sanitary .the house, leading to and from Berea, Ky. they are with a sister in .lacklBRUSH STOPS THE DETERIORATION OF PROPERTY THE PAINT 1" Our "Bob" is the Colonel (red and, Ohio. AND THE DEPRECIATION OF VALUES . kernel) of these reds. In some Groat activity in grain thresh-- , of the mountain communities, he ing during past week. Yield is is spotted as "It. I. Red" for turning out well. his advocacy for the Rhode IsCOME IN AND SEE US, WE' CARRY A FULL LINE A Winchester sign, for room land Redsas the hen. for productivity in the egg lino at all times renting says: suitabltfor "light keeping." Rattier distant Then again as "Red (Jattle house " from tho sea. Opposite Court House Bob" his fondness for red cows Tho newly added"?- - nickname KY. and bulls as best yiolders in calves, milk and cream fastens for the Ford, 'Me&lic Elizabeth," could consistently be ac that title to him too. "ited Hog Bob" falls from tho companied by the "iron Bettie." forces are one milof her Mrs. obtained. "Incendiary the lips X his of ninny. Ho is ardent in or Winchester has Jthedistinction when or bombs were used in lion Alliesthan that yet the Huns guests Burnett daughter, night .. 'l less Mclvin of Saturday bullets" attachment for tho red hogs oeiog the only; city- in our (Durocs) as superior in their pro country that has "Deeji presented bringing this air vulture to earth, and that it is probable that two and Sunday. Mr. Ab Allen was duct numerically their appetite with a flag andstaftVThe Second by being fired into the hugo en- years will yet elapse before the found dead near his 'home Saturvelope of the machine setting allies will secure their defeat, day evening. He and his wife for roughage their swiftnoss in Regiment. fat . . ap.d VWords Jut generalj$ye- daring fite to the immense store of gas which ho savs is certain to be ac- - wore, as we are informed, .hunt-- i therein ""No more Zeps" venture Tig tho cows and he haa gone onporK etc. 'tis a lad with him war of 18608: Ementeji excursions tho air- Mr. H. says, will raio probab ahead of his wife a little distance on these and evinces sureness of judg Copperhead, Butternut, something more than sufficient and some pirties that were pass ment and big prqfits to all ot Groyback, Hard-tacYank, planes have taken their place. ly The English available defense grain this year for their use,'and ing fouud him first, and they : pens and Johnny-Reb- , Gorrilla, Bushwhack M his followers "clean surroundings and vaccination to er, Skirmish, Home guard, Rofu aguinst theci are now such that aro looking to America for the went on to let Mr. Furniun know prevent cholera," is a slogan, gee etc. Among popular songs the enemy is "skittish" about remainder, of a sufficiency for it as it was tho nearest place, and coming from him persistently at and tunes during those trying venturing on raids. One ot these their uso. Tho greatest short whilo they wero gone his'wifo age is in fats, such as. butter, came on and found him herself. all of his meetings. days were: The Bonnie Blue forms, In addition to is that hundreds lard and tallow. Four ounces of He was laid to rest in the Red Quito as off guns, "Red" Corn Flag, Just Before tho Battle, Bob'' for this is a corn country: When you and I were young of captive balloons attached to butter p.r week is the present Hill cemetery Su'nday evening. his partiality for tho red corn Maggie, Tramp, Tramp, .Tramp three mile cables, sent up into allowance for each person. Every Bro. Parker conducted funeral Londoner and all the Allies have services. The heart broken famto than Fisher's the X or show oftenernot antho white the Boys are Marching, the Rye, city air every night, across the perfect faith in their ultimate ily have the sympathy of tho enyellow, is for many miles. When an affection, Hornpipe, Coming Thru but a real and distinctive vener- Yahka Doodle, Dixie. airplane strikes one of these victory butappreciate and under- tire neighborhood. Mrs. J. H. stand thoro is yet to be much sac- - Roberts is on the sick list. Mr. ation; ho reasons and proves that On Sunday last James Pinker-to- n cables it becomes entangled and jiiico of life, fortune and suffer Smith, of Anvillo, representing red corn makes sweeter and and tho writer under charge drops to tho earth. Raids made ing. Brown Ross Shoo Co., was with moro palatable cornineal; as it of the expert driver John R. Al- at night, tho aviators fail to see the merchants at this place Sat13 runs to larger kernels, evener striking them, bright, made a trip "down on the cables until urday. Mr. and Mrs. Fred Mulin formation, and as a rule more the Hanging Fork," in Lincoln and if made In daytime the anti- lins accompan'ed Mrs. Prico and to the average cob than white county, on Boono Way between guns do tho work for Bon Mullins is in the western children to Level Green Saturor yellow. them. Thirty three raids have Stanford and Danville to visit So sure of his success in other tho family of Mr. part of the county this week. J. day. Carlisle Lewis, of HamilJames T. Hackley, been made on London since red directions, he is on the track whose wife is a sister of the Hackley's residence in that city. H. Roberts was in Livingston ton, is visiting relatives hero. to bri ig forward a breed of sheep writer,. Tho visit was made es As many a hundred people have Saturday.- -- We had a good rain Now, I see tho Level Green corto produce red wool; its white pecially to meet Joseph G. Hack- - lost their lives in a single explo- today (Mouday), and corn is respondent has appeared again and black now. why not red ? ley a nephew of the writer who sive from bombs dropped from looking well. W. G. Mullins, of so if Livingston will como around He's devout in his purpose and is in ftom London, England. the air. Threo forms of missiles Disputanta, is working in the again that will be about the regular list of correspondents, so all positive too, for tho result. Mr. H. is dno of the Western are used by tho enemy. Explo- store of his brothor, F. E. Multry and writo and see who will The "red battalion" will give Electric Co's expert electrical sive bombs, incendiary bombs lins. 'Mrs. Bert Mullins and him another tttlo of "Red Sheep engineers, who has been located und darts. The first named ox children, wore guests of her par- be the first to miss a week and Bob" when he goes among them, in European work, with head- plodo upon contact with the earth ents, Mr. and Mrs Jones Dur then tho dear old Signal will be much moro interesting to all to m if his object is attained. quarters at Antwerp, Belgium or obstacle, the second is made ham Saturday night and Stinday. hear the news from all parts, of Mr. .R. R Perry, of Cruise, This titled gentleman and a new until the big war opened which with a piercing poiut and is of Kentucky Colonel (red kernel), is required a removal across the such weight that whop dropt will was hf'this part .Sunday. John tho county. a native Kentuckian from the channel to old London town. It forco its way through live lloors Allan and wife wore guosts of the neighborhood of Berea, Ky., son was the good fortune of, yours of a building and is arranged to family of J. H. Roberts Friday of a farmer and a graduate of truly to secure at the hands of immediately start a" fire ftom and Saturday. Mrs. Moso Mul- r'OK FLETCHER'S that famous and uuiquo Berea Mr. H. souvenirs from big Zep- chemicals, consisting of allumi-nu- litis and little son, of Cruise were A College, that institution for tho pelins brought down at London dust and oxido iron, which educatiou of the boys and girls in October Brocings of when sot on" fire from a detona- rUCSCtt 1916. of tho mountain section of Ken aluminum used in the monster tor in the bomb makes molten tucky, etc. machines lu which twenty tons iron of tho mixture with a 5,000 He is a member of tho exten of this metal was used are ardong In tho Fahrenheit. degree sion service of tho State Univor tho souvenirs in possession of early days of tho war on some of slty, and as such hns state this overstus visitor who returns these raids as many as a dozen in the presenting of ag- to London September first, after fires wero under way at the samo ricultural kuo'vledgo to tho seek- staying in Chicago directing the t'me. Owing to good organisaers of such information which is manufacturing of uiutorial etc tion and preparations mado for rendered on call or visitation In for use of the companies London these emergencies tho fires arc his pleasing and. intelligent man- house. Tho particular Zep from quickly subdued. Fifty planes ner. which we have souvenirs was aro sometimes sent upon these Ho also shines seven hundred feet long and raids tho never moro than five as a County Agent for the U. S. sixty feet in diameter. It mot venture over tho city, and they Agricultural Department and a destruction thirteen miles from only for a short distance, fearing successful missionary in tho Mr, Hackleys rooming place, tho theso balloon cables. Tho majorcause of progressive fanning and evoh at that distauce the blaze ity drop bombs near outskirts of cattle raising etc, and would from burning airship lighted up city and return borne reporting wear a red uniform If tho U. S. the streets to a greater brilliancy they have bombed London. Tho would lot him, but Robert F. than a full moon. More; than a Rhlnelsh cities of Germany ure VISIT OUR STORE THAT DAY AND SEE FOR Sponce, County Agent, Berea.Ky., hundred thousand Londoners, now getting some of the mediYOURSELF WHAT THESE STOVES WILL DO. rides a near red Kentucky horse, visited of the fall nozt cine the Huns have beeu giving as proud and handsome an animal day, The rcmaius of tho mon. to London and the citizens panlo THAT OTHER STOVES WILL NOT DO. that can bo seen it answers to ster machine covered acres of stricken aro after the war crazed RE SURE TO COME. tho name of "Ked Bird." ground and at some points the Emperor to call off bis London This now Kentucky Colonel debris was thirty leot in depth. campaign of f rightfulness hoping with his rod philosophy thafhus Sixteen Germuns met thoii thereby to appease the Allies to become un obsessiou, und ina death in the full. The bodies (be extent of witholding air roads incite the desire for a heritage wore given a military burial and over Gorman territory. Mr. from a mate says an the victims names inscribed. Hackley's conclusions are that, Down d WAYSIDE NOTES KEEP IT CLEAN UP PA INT UP AN UP - BUT THERE'S THE BIG PAINT TRUTH, WITHOUT ANY CAMOFLAGE PAINT KEEPS THINGS As They Are Paint, that seri-gusl- s" PAINTS PAINT $ PAINT THE SLUE FRONT W. F. BAKER MT.VBRNON, S!ti55-JtJJld3'-?l- - :,1 - Skee-daddl- e, s k. anti-air-pra- ft on-a- s air-cra- ft WITHERS - Children Cry R m CASTO A REPRESENTATIVE OF y The Detroit Vapor DETROIT Will demonstrate the real cTf Stove Co. ly merits of the "Detroit Vapor Oil Stove", at our store on Monday, July 15th. tho-sceo- o JOHN ROBINS BRODHEAD red-heade- d '. Cjre'ai'jKRi. lM u, tuts by mw Mfiriaiii irrrTi IN R MM IIIJlMl IM t:tHUANClO. MWt Mt Vernon Signal HiMDAV, .July lo Hctllli, when tuiliicrtlry aud kniserisni wi'l forever disap pear, then tho hoys will return homo, and until thou let's try and strive to do all in our power to ried help win tills war. Wo Would he glad to have ids ..t.ll.l !.. every liiai1, woman ami emm m 1 We Imve been informed thai our police judgt EDGAR S. ALBRIGHT, lus resigned, imhnnlso tin ni.ir shal and a paitof the couuuilmcu. sjnscRirnoN onk yuak $i.o To do the town justice we will say that wo were getting along tine Advcrlhin rates maur known on until a few days ago when a few Publish, J cvci y Ft iday application MKMnitRor KBNTUCKY i'P.KSS ASSOCIATION l'ttlo disagreements aioso and tho magistrate will settle them. Our friend Hohins wanted to know what has become of us i one of his letters and now we believe he has gone to hunt us, but hope he will return soon. Died July 4th, James H. O.vensat the ago of 79 years. Ho had been in very poor health for live or six years and about a year ago he had a s'roke of par alysis from which he lost the use of his left arm. About It a. in. Wednesday he had another stroke from which he died about 7 p. in July 4th. Ho leaves his wife, one son, tho writer, two daugh ters, Mrs. Sarah C Iuabuidt, of Dallas, Pulaski County, and Mrs Martha Wells, of Cincinnati, O., ono brother and two sisters and a host of otlicr relatives and friends to mourn his loss. Ho was laid to rest in tho McGuiro burying ground to await the call of his master. All those that have had a like experience know tho feelings of tho writer. the county attend una take part in tilts the mst Important typo of meetinu that can tow b: held. Tlio Pi cil Court and Hoad r ipo rtcpiestod 10 have Ovrr-iIf di'in- mi nil rends ovrr whleh wol coal is in le lmukd, within the next t'iroc or four weeks Wo must 1'i't, riurfui'l from local mine as wo have not ordered from othei sources and hi tiling should start caily. Some of the roads aro most impassible and early work on them will ho'p solve tho 'coal problem for nex' titer. v - Candidate for the Republican Nomination for Congress fond and loving remembrance of our dear companion nnd mother, Surah K Honk, who pissed away July '7, I9I7. In ChiScirett Cry Women vvvvvvvvvvvvvxvk?qT; for Fletcher's Our dear ono Is gone, but not fin kiiI ten, Never will her memory fade, Swvetost thoughts will ever lin-Her I HI You Have Always Bought, nnd which fans been In use for over thirty years, has borne the slgnaturo of and has been made under his per- sonal supervision since Its Infancy. 7vsAffif-?- " . Wlaf7X-&CcMAAllow no one to deceive you In this. nro but Counterfeits, Imitations nnd "Just-as-gooAll Experiments that trifle with nnd endanger the health of Infants and Children Experience against Experiment. VjiX&S&iiiXSS Tho Kind Around the grave where she is laid. We loved her, nh we loved hor, But tho Savior loved her morr, So the Angel sweetly clled her To that bright aud happy 0m LIVINGSTON Mr mul Mrs. I W. Cntlin havu returned from Cincinnati. Miss Kiln Arnenbright, of Knoxville, is visiting lior parents, Mr. unci Mrs. Mrs f). K Arnonbrijjlit. Sui' Mulliiis and Mr nml Mrs. Ktlyar Herd will leave for a few days vNit with relatives in Hunt -- ington, V.i. Little Henry Loj, son of Mr and Mrs T. C. Woloh, had the misfortune to got his arm hrolcen Tnoday. Dr. Amyx was called and he seems to bo resting well later. Mr. and Mrs. V. M. Thompson, of the Lore! Green section, has been visiting rela tivos in Corbin and Livingston, Eberhart, tho London photogSince our rapher, will be in Livingston for the past week. last letter J. V. Balcer, Jr., lias every Sunday morning during moved to our town and put in a the month of July. Mrs. Muck of inercliiindisd. Surah C. Itiabuidt, of ijwit Dallas. win hvivu latter part oUasl week Twins, a hoy aud a girl, wore to attend the funeral of her fa tie" born to the wife of Edd Bargor, .1.11. Owens. Mrs. V.U.Owens and . last G.E. Painter, of childicn. of Hazel Patch, have Livingston, was tho guest of the been visiting relatives here for a family of W.A. Carson, last week. few days. Dr.K.G. Webb has purMr. and Mrs. O. V. Jarrett, of chased and is installing a 1.300 Berea, were with relatives here fountain. It looks like we all can during the week. We understand hoop cool if we have the coin. that they will soon move to our 15. II. Griffin left Tuesday night to town. Mrs. Bettie Tharp, and enter the set vice j)t Uncle Sam. little grand daughter, Elizaboth Ho goes to Indianapolis. This Francisco, arrived here from Har makes three brothers to enlist Ion county,, Saturday. Mrs , It looks like thoy arc doing their Tharp. who lias been there part to fix the hated Hun. The months with her daughter, least expected sometimes happens Mrs. Wm. Francis, will remain We had begun to think that the horr, and iu a few weeks Mrs pike up the river was only a dream Francisco will move- back to their but today the sntvoyors are here home on Main street Mr. o and have started the survey ol will remain there where he the pike, so uow it is a reality and Leo Mc-lhas a good position. thoy claim that the work will be rguo, of London, was here Mr. and Mrs Earnest pn.shed. RL Saturday on business. Arnold, of West Virginia, ate here Smith und S. S. Purcell were on visiting relatives. J. F. Dees is the Stanford slock maiket Monoverhauling his telephone lines day witli fifty head good stock here and adding now phones. D. M Cress shiptacar cattle. Mr. Ab Wolf, who has been quite each of lambs and hogs from here sick for a long tune, remains Wednesday; Sayers 3r Hamin a Mrs Jane about the same car each of hogs and cattle. Mrs. Owens, of Pineville, is visiting y, Bowling accompanied her father, Prof Lee Webb Mr. West, to his home in Laurel relatives here has returned from a fow das counry, Tuesday. She will ro vis'u with relatives at Lexington. turn homo the last of tho week We have been silent for soveral Miss Elizabeth Davis, and brother weeks, as far as a letter from this Inuseforover40yearsi David, of Nicholsville, are with place is concerned and the editor their aunt, Mrs. R.H. Thousands of voluntary Hamin, this even threatened to have a search week. D. B. Chandler tool: Mrs. letters from women, tellfor us to see if we Chandler to the Norton Memorial warrant ing of the good Cardui could bo found. Well, here we has done them. This It Infirmary, Louisville, Thursday, are at the front again, ready to to he operated upon. Dr. and the best proof of the value dope out the news We have been of Cardui. It proves that W. F. Carter accompanied Mrs. very busy in the past fow weeks yj Cardui is a good medicine them. Mrs. Chandler has boon ns work" ieeins to bo increasing in poor health for soveral months We see our Itiond Robins, of and it is thought that an opera- wCm There are no harmful or li(cdlii'il, claims that ho has lost tion is very necessary. A numdrugs In us. Wo have returned and at Cardui. It is composed ber from hero are attending the our post again, ready to give all only of mild, medicinal Institute at Mt. Vernon, this the news we can, and ready to do week. ingredients, with no bad Misses Ella Belle New. all wo can to h.lp whip the Huns Alland, Hazel Albright, Nina and carry the Stars and Stripes bright and Elizabeth Davis, wore to lieilin ami ulucc them on tho in TAKE Mt. Vornon, Wednesday, beloftiest peak of tho city, whore we Everett Watson tween trains. are satisfied they will bo ero this was at home Sunday from West war is over, and peaco and good Point. Mr. and Mrs, Josh Wilwill, will reign aniongt men Mr. son, of the Bee Lick section, wore and Mrs. Kdd Gravis, of Coving with her father, Mr. J. T. Lawton, Ky., aro visiting relatives rence, during The Woman's Tonic tho weok Miss Jo here this week. Hdd is just re Davis, of Mt.Vemcn, is spetiding covering from a severe case of several days with hor sister. Mrs. You can rely on Cardui. YA Surely it will do for you s typhoid fever. Maurice Cotton, Walter Robins, here Goodbye what it has done for so gim, has a job of liring on tho Livingston, hello France. Wo many thousands of other will go to Paris iu a rail road and womenl It should help. understand that our good friend few days. Mrs. Thomas Farley, "I was taken sick, of Livingston is in the front line seemed to be . . . ," who has Leen quite sick for sonic trenches and that accounts for writes Mrs. Mary E.Veste, time, is some better. At present, no news from that good town for of Madison Heights, Va. this if a busy world Kvi rybody the past fow months, but wo hoar ''I got down so weak, is doing his p rt, or should be, ho is on could hardly walk . , . the way and when ho and if there aro any loufors now, just staggered around. thoro will be no scarcity of 1 read of Cardui, you can put it down that thoy news then. and alter taking one botwill not work, for thoro is work tle, or before taking quite for everyone, Tho idler has no all, I felt much better. I excuse now, nor will thoy have took 3 or 4 bottles at soon. Some of thoso days wo are that time, and was able to do my work. I take it In gcing to have one of the homethe spring when runbo when the comings. This will down. I had no appetite, Huns lay down their murderous and I commenced eating. V. The Kentucky Council of Deurms and sue for mercy, when tho It Is the best tonic I ever blood thirsty Kaisor, fense means to put on un all day ww." Try Cardui. and tho rest of his tribe, aro de- war conforonco in Rockcastle All Druggists Wo will not express county, August 6th. This will throned. I.W patriotic and our feolings, but mothers there be a will bo u homecoming when the bus.uess gathering. Many short Stava aud Stripes have been, car speeches and discussions of moth. BJR..O.D week.--Mrs- K-EA'- sev-e-- al - Fran-cisc- lt a man's job. If a railroad train should bo ono second late for every dolhr it would be stxtv four years behind its schecule. If tho people of the Uiited States try to help the covernmeiit in buying thrift stamps to the amount of $2,000 000.0 .0.00 we shall havo to buy 500 every second from now until January 1, 10I9. You see it can't bo done by buying thrift stamps alone. But we must havo tho It's a man's $2,000,000,000.00. job. The boys and girls have have done wonders. They bought from their own funds hundreds of thousands of dollars of the little thrift stamps. But they must bo helped by the men aDd women if this job goes over, and iu a big way, by the purchase of war stamps. It has taken us over a year to realize that it is a man's job "Oer There." And wo now know tint it is a man's job over hero. Don't cry out against the multiplication of subscriptions aud conliibuVrtmi &M"oWibi Did you ever stop to lions think that the boys "Over There" can't stop after thoy fight one battle and take their own time to fight the next one? It's life and blood and wounds "Over There;" it's sordid dollars and cents over hero Take your choice. It's taxes one month, Ked Cross the next, Liberty Bonds the next, Y. M. C. A., funds the next and K C subscriptions tho next. That s all right. "Over Tbore" it is "gas today, shrapnel tomorrow, machine gun tiro day after tomor row and Hell every night. And our boys do not get 4 per cent compound interest on their in vestment 01 I110 anu limb Wouldn't you like them to know that Ken'ucky did not hesitate to invest money while they in vested their lives ? Look upon tho War Savings Htarrps as a man's job just as you looked up on the Third Lihrrtv Loan. Sv 0,000,000.1.0 ! slioro. The golden gates were open. A gentle voice said como; And with farewell hjxdten, She camoly entered home. so hard to part with her Oh! .( bird to .eo hor die will try to meet her, If you believe that bankers But then we Some sweet day and bye. and lawyers are the only people to draw rind enjov the big fat sal- Goro from our home, yes, forever, aries, and it you beliove further Although wo wanted hor to stay that coal barons and merchant God iu his Infinite wisdom Sent his Angel to take her away. princes are endowed with a patriotic wisdom that will nourish Tin: Family. civilization and peacefully bless It was WJ HUWARD be Castoria Is a harmless substitute for Castor Oil, Paregoric, It contains Drops and Soothing Syrups. It Is pleasant. 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 Fevcrishncss arising therefrom, nnd by regulating the Stomach and Bowels, aids the assimilation of Food; giving healthy and natural 6leep. The Children's Panacea The Mother's Friend. What is CASTORIA 1 GENUINE CASTORIA Bears the Signature of ALWAYS the human raco. then vote for Mr. Robsiou, who is a banker, a a lawyer and a mine owner; or for Mr. Edwards, who is prcsi-peot a bank and ono of Loudon's greatest wholesale merchants, both of whom have proven to bt selfish ddlar makers, which very quality in man has brought the world to thi, the most horriblo crisis known to history. Or, if you think the time has ;e ' twat WW common type, who live as tho masses live and think its tho masses think, and who get their livelihood as the people got theirs, then on the third day of August, IqIS, when you net billot in the Republican Primary you will find J. Howard, for tho name of Congress in the Eleventh dis trict, and vote for him. Mainly my platform will be: "That government of tho people, bv the people" and for tho people slnll not perisjt Jrom tho oart'i " nt N (TX ICE To TtlH tax1'ayi:ks OP Rockcas-tl- k County: Under the acts of revenue ntu taxation as passed by the General Assembly, at its session for the ear I9I8, it is the duty of nil persons to appear before tho County Tax Commissioner and list their property. I, or 0110 of my deputies will from the first day of July 19i3, until the 3lst uiiicu ..m .. uter Z0Z& The THI CrNTAUn COMfANV. WKW In Dse For Over 30 Years Kind You Have Always Bougrtt VOWK CITV. x 6M& 5SJ-&- J " Baker receive your list, and any one falling to appear and list their property, I, or one of my deputies will call and leave a schedulo with tho taxpayer and up:m their failure to list their property they are subject to a tine of not exceeding the sum of fifty dollars. C. T. SlCiMON. A 11.. r..-.- .. 01 ii u v.t. buc muiu from 8 a. in. to 5 p In to '"""'"vSiBR i,! r. . tmr Meat Must Be Sold Fresh meat is perishable. It must be sold within about two weeks for whatever it will bring. Tax Commissioner of Rockcastle County Kentucky. V .7. For Weak Women E3 Enit Bornstadt. June 25. I9I8 There is more Catarrh in this section of the country than nil othor diseases put together, and for years It was supposed to be Doctors prescribed incurable local remedies, and by constantly failing to cure with local treat it incurable. ment, prono-inceCatarrh is a local disease greatly influenced bv constitutional con. ditlons and therefore requires constitutional treitment. Hall's Catarrh Medicine, manufactured d Howard THENAMIS A certain amount of 'beef is frozen for foreign ax.nmw 5 THEMRE "I wouldn't swan my G & J Tires for any Why! tires made. because THE NAME DEHIND THE TIRE confluence- In tho shipment, but domestic markets demand fresh, chilled, unfrozen beet Swift & Company cannot increase prices by withholding meat, be- by F. J. Cheney & Co Ohio, is a constitutional , Toledo, n habit-formi- ng remedy, Is taken internally and acts thru tlie blood on the Mucous Surfaces Hundred of tho system. Ono Dollars reward is offered for any case ihat Hall's Catarrh Mtdi cine fails to cure. Send for circulars and testimonials. F. J. CHENEY & CO., Toledo, Ohio. Sold by all Druggists, 75c. Hall's Family Pills for constipa tion. LAME SHOULDER, This ailment is usually caused by rheumatism ot tho muscles All that is needed is absolute rst and a few applications of Chamberlain's Liniment. Try it. FOR havo Thev ate the product of old experitiro maktrs who enced stand baik or every tiro they put out. The tires ride easily; are not npt to puncture; protect you from sklddlnK und nil In all to my mind aro tho beat tires to use." This Is only one of many hundreds of users' opinions. &&.tttte BitVrtU r.uv h.wc tl It your car bo Isractlon fitted with absolute n x, Tlrfs. .T G& J means that I can cause it will notkeep fresh and salable for more than a few days after it reaches the market. at the time Swift & Company cannot tell of purchasing cattie, what price fresh meat will bring when put on sale. If between con- G& J TIRES purchase and sale, market ditions change, the price of meat must also change. The" Food Administration limits our profit to 9 per cent on capital invested in the meat SJLD after-effec- ts. FLETMttffS JOHN ROBINS KY lHlODIlEAD. YOU SHOULD 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. CARDUI IF AT ANY TIME NEED A WAGON, MOWER RAKE, CORN or WHEAT DRILL Disc Harrow, Plow, Cane Mill, Saw Mill, Corn Mill, Pump, Thresher, Kngiuu. Oil or Steam j Buggy, Truck, Binder, Silo or Cutter, Mnuure Spreader, Lime Spreader, Hay Bailer, ITertilizpr, Fipeless Furnace; Hock, Tractor, Keep I will guarantee delivery wilhin one day. furnish you with ropnirs at them in stock nnd cau ouco for anything 1 soil you. Swift & Company, U.S.A. '. J J'.1 I nr-riv- ... COUNCIL OF NATIONAL 1 QRAWVILLB OWENS UndortakGrBRK9H9uAD COMPLETE LINEOF Coffins, Caskets & Robed Mail, Telegraph or Telo DEFENSE 1 KY.. Oil SEE CALL ME AT E. S. ALBRIGHT at Mt. Vernon, Ky. LONDON, red-hande- d, a Dealer in Buggies, AH Kinds T. O. MOREN and Wagons, Mills of Tarm Implement. lniij Order Filled Promptly BESH LONDON, KY. CASTORIA CASTORIA Children dry FLETCHER'S FOR Oliliaren Ory FLETCHER'S FOR fl SPOTS OK PAGE wr- - "- - umnm Davi9 of Mt.Vcrnon Signal' thoWi,llc nnd char,ey Newport. R. Navy, located at ' Mf .Vkbnon-Kv- , July ic, 1918 "No, 79" wMtnwr. 79 onennt toonmmunl I. o A wlthHIQNAt I , are at home on a few days fur lough. Corporal Victor Price of Camp Taylor was at home first of the week to soo his mother, Mrs. M. E Price. m. r -- x -- Up Mrs Wiido Brown arrived this morning from Oklahoma to visit Rockcastlo relatives. They left hero eleven yoars ago. touitvillt fc NttHviuc R R.Co. Ruiuey Richards, Dwlght BowTIMU TABLE. man and Julian Millor who have ' 0.57 p m 22 hortn lositions ' in Louisville, camo 3:47 a m 24 north home last night to spend a few , 11:65 am days. 33 south '. 12:13 a m 21 douth Mrs. Minnlo Anderson and The following s the list of J A3. Landrum, Agent. daughter, Miss Mattio Chcsnut, Rockcastlo boys who will entrain Phone No. 8. will leave today for a twd weeks for Fort Thomas next Monday. hntered at tho Ml Vrnon, Kjr. Poilomce visit with relatives at Winchester, Tho list is as follows: tuatl matter. i aa Paris aud Lexington. Arthur E. Rico, Ervin Rice, Mrs. J. N. French, of Jules. Harmon Skidniore, h!arl Phillips, PERSONAL burg, Colo , is visiting her moth- Charlie Crawford Debord, Alfred er, Mrs. J. N. Brown, of Level Baker. Bud Clark Addison Gray-doAlbert Claric, son of D. G. Green and other Rockcastlo relaBall, William Thomas, WesClark.'lcft Wednesday to join the tives. Mr. French and two ley Settles, Fred Oscar Gregory, Nnvy. children remaiued at home, and Henry Logan Renner, Cloyd J. T. Rigsby and wife of Mrs. French brought six with her. Cummins, Bill Poynter, George Preiishersville were hero 011 the Dr. Grovor Price, wile aud two Henry Doan, Henry F. Todd, Fourth. children, were hero during tho George Washington Herald. Substitute. Miss Julia Fish has finished her week to see his mother, Mrs. business course at Lexington and Price's parents and other Rock- Hayes Frank Bullock. castlo relatives. Dr. Prico enreturned homo. bill, The K. Craig spent scvoral listed in tho medical department Mrs J. passed by the recent Kentucky days with her son, W. G. McBeo earlv in 1917 and for" several Legislature became effective Juno months has been stationed at and Mrs. McUeo. 20th. It is now unlawful for any Charlotte, N. C. Ho was on his Miss Margaret Sparks has intoxicant of any character to be from a month's visit to way to Judson. Ind , to arrange brought into Rockcastle county somo business affairs before saillelatives in Louisville. even for personal use. Tho ing for Franco. companies, railroads and John Williams son of Mr and all other conveyances aro pro Mrs. M. U. Williams of Somerset, LOCAL . Incited from carrying any intox sailed for Prance July 4th. Chas. C. Davis has resigned his icating liquors. Nob only that, Mrs. D B. Southard came up place wttfrMho U tUu- - .C.- - to but ,!.. inajxiilusl catmoljgo.Ao """'tv'MuysffM: Mrs V. G McBeo. tako chargo of his drug store Lebanon, Lexington or any other hor daughter, Ben C'ornmey and wife and His resignation becomes effective wet spot and bring on his person any intoxicants or any lnna lor Mrs. J. II Dal ton, of Lancaster July 15th. took in the picnic on tho Fourth. Livingston is in the lead in his own use or tbat of another. This is a good law and the people Miss Martha Sparks has fin- War Savings Pledges also leading of this county expect the officials ished her school work in Louis- number of Limit Members. That rigidly enforce it. district subscribed SI2.000.00 to ville and is at home for the Members. and has several Limit TEACHERS INSTITUTE. of homefolks A photograph Miss Jo Davis visited her sisAnother splendid session of ter, Mrs. Waltor Robins at Brod pleases the soldier more than Rockcastle County Teachers In. head from Thursday until Tues- any thing you can give thorn. stituto will come to a closo today. day. Lot Eberhart make it for you. This is the third institute in left last week He will 00 in Mt. Vernon every succession, with Prof. Ireland Miss Ethel Azblll lor Alabama- - to visit Yrelaives Saturday during the month of has held aud, there is.no question but that he improves with age. anil friends 'and spent her vaca- July. tion. Word reached us just before One notable fact was that there Mr. Lcroy Hoffman, of Chicago, going to press that Elza Lanj.'-fot- wero very lew young men to be whoso death has been ex- found among tho teachers. There' gave his grandparonts, Mr and sur pected for soveral weeks, had are a few who aro "too old to Mrs J. C. Moore a happy prise by coming in on .Tuesday's passed into the great beyond, fight," making a large 'percentfrom tho ravages of that terrible age of tho teachors ladies. Many train. of the teachers will teach their Mr. and Mrs Fred Knipe, or disease consumption. first school this year, but many 'Cincinnati, spent a fow pleasant Eld. James Riddle will preach of them wo know and we also days with their sister. Mrs. D. C. at the John Graves grove next know that they are better qualiSunday morning at n o'clock. fied Price. than somo who have been Mr. and Mrs Willio Martin, of On the third Sunday ho will trying to teach for years. The Lynchburg, Va aro hero on a preach at Brindlo Ridge and on week has been both pleasant visit to Mr Martin's parents, Mr. tho fourth Sunday at Pine Hill. and profitable and wo expect to Each service will bo at o'clock. see many good results from this and Mrs. S. H Martin. and Tho War Savings workers aro week of instruction und tho inSam Albright, of Brodhead .Albert Clark, of Orlando have still busy and will not let up until spiration which the teachers joined the Mavy and are now at they have seon every one in have received from the number Rockcastle and given thotn a of splendid talks made by visi Great takes Training Station. C U. While and littfe chauce,- - to' lend our Government tors as well as our home people Mrs. daughter, Mae Lillian, left this what they can. There are a few and tho splendid instructor, Prof. morning for Illinois to bo with schools which have turned In an Ireland. The following is the list of Mr. White until schooi opens in absent list but" it Is hoped that these will all bo wiped out before teachers as enrolled: .September. in to Mrs. J C. Wheat, of Tucson, the final report is turned Miss Lula Owens, with Mfs. Washington. If yon happon to " Mattle Houston , Ariz , spent a fow days of youi .Jonas McKenzie on Richmond be on that absent list Odessa Burton name ' Lucy Mink tstrcet and attended the picuic on district getyonr phono on a pledge br tho Chaircard ' Artie Coffey :tho Fourth man of your school district or " Winnie Falin Lewis Miller camo in from tho County Chairman and they " Bernico Alcorn Camp Shelby yesterday aud will will do it for you. Kentucky " Berta Honsloy bo here until today. Lewis ex htty million ana " Lena McCall Franco before must raise its iwcts to bo in Rockcastle must raise its quota. Willio King many weeks ". Nancy Helton and The young folks arranged a Wright Mrs. Mellen delightful outing and pic" Byrda Robinson daughtors, Elonor and Elizabeth, most ' Laura Howard nic at tho "Big Fill" for last Wedwill arrive- from Chattanooga this " Georgia Gentry nesday oveuing in honor of John week to visit her mother and of the Navy, who " Ida Hamlin Mrs. Weber and Mrs. S. D. " Koso Gentry homo on a ten days fur is at Lewis. " Rilda Chandler lough and Will Thompson who Misses Christine and Edna has returned from aOsix week's " Molllo Woodali Davis have returned from training at Camp Sheridan. It Lela Norton and have as thoir visitors was u most pleasant evening for " Dorothy Owens ' Belle Misses Viola nnd Anna all and tho young; ladies certain " Llllio Seaborn Brock of that city, who returned ly did their part in preparing lots " Sallio Mullins with thorn. " Nellie Norton of good hiogs to eat. Tho fol Misses Maudo and Margie lowing is tho list of those who " Esther Stavorson Anna Belle and Rissle onjoyed "the pleasant outing- s" Candice Morris Smith and Annie Griffith of tho Misses Edith Moore, Margaret " Onlo Silvers Hiatt section spout Saturday and Welch, Edith Phillips, Onio Sil" Flora Pitman "Sunday with tho family of Wil- vers, Amy Proctor, Bonnio an'd " Tabltha Hiatt liam McHarguo near Pine Hill. " Mary Cummins Dessio Niceloy, Lula McCoy, ' Viola Debord Bonttey Sparks, who nas been Julia Fish, Margaret Sparks, Davis, Viola Brock, " Grace Large . working for the Hup people in Christine " Mario Branamau Louisville for past four months, Virginia Crawford, Risso Williams ' Ella Lako is ut homo. Ho will return pro- Ruth Landrumand Mrs. Nicholviding plant is not closed down as Randolph. Messrs. John P. " Effio Boll Chasloen " Lela Mullins on account of so many being Land rum, Will Thompson, Hyatt " Cordelia Hammond called to war. Crawford, Robert Fish, Ralph " Graco Gnjlin Mr. R. J. Mullins who has been Griffin, Claud Cox, Earl Cox, II. Pfalzer, John Albright, Bontloy Edith Phillips in bad health for several weeks, C. " Ella Mae Oofley went over to Stanford Wednes- Sparks, Loroy Huffman, Albort . . day to have Dr. E J. Urown, " Selbj Payno his St. Clair, Glyens Carson, Mor- " Sarah Jones old family physician oxamino ris Phillips and Dr. Walker 'him He camo back yesterday. Owons. Mrs. R. A. Sparks was '" Martha Jones " Mary B. Jones Mr. Mullins is a pretty sick man. chaporono. ttconil-ciaan g ox-pre- ss Tho total amount pledged in the War Savings Drive in Rockcastle to date with three school districts to hear from Is $81 690. Tbo Government oxpects the state and all the counties and districts in each county to come up with their quota Mrs. Jane French, ago 75 died Wednesday morning at tho homo of her daughter, Mrs. Shell, at French's Level Green. Mrs. homo was in Harlan County. Mrs Mattio Childress, of Plato is also a daughter of tho deceased. Tho burial took place at Friendship yestetday. ." " ' ' Sinnio CuinminS Bello Jones Clyde Watson Mnrgarot Singleton " Emma Taylor Dessio Niceloy Hester Cromer Ohio Robinson u Myrtle Bryant ' Ruth Mullins " Georgia McFerron " Maude Bishop. Mrs. SalHo Jones ' " V " " " " Edyth Adams FOR, SALE IN MT. VERNON, KY. OS THE DIX1E-H00N- HIGHWAY Well established high grade Men's Clothing, 'Hat and Furnishing, business. tion. town. Stock in first-cla- ss Bessie Mink Minnie Owens Mnggio Winn Alice Albright condi- " Mattio Mullins " S. C. Franklin ' One price and cash business. Best location in " Ellen Strunk " Georgia McClure. Messrs. Ernest Bullock Jlieo Pigg " John Scott " . Harmon Skidmore " Chas. Chandler " Hiatt Mink " Sherman Chasteen " W. B. Sigmon " S. E. Chandler " D. G. Bullock John Bullock " Martin Scott Will sell or -- rent building. Reason for selling is ser- that the junior member of firm is in line for Army vice and likely to be called any time. Terms: level farm. If- Cash or would consider well improved interested in buying this stock and fix- tures, call on, write or telephone us before July 22, 19 8. " " " " . " lrvin Bullock Egbert Norton Fred Doan Virgil Brown Estil Mullins W. R. Dickerson Hobart Alcorn David Singleton J. L. Jone3 J. W. H. Jones Clay Dooley " " " " - PHONE 27 THE CASH STORE " " " SWMOSf- iwmagmmmmimm war-rrc- M w-s- 1 -- T.J.Bali sum-ine- r. Jesse Debord " Roscoe Morris. Foil Sale: 8 or lo good buck lambs at 2o each. First come first served. W. J. Sparks Company. By R. L. Langford, Farm Supt, Mrs Georgia Mcuiure was thrown from a buggy yesterday afternoon and has a broken bono in tho right leg as the result of the fall. Master Owen Meadows was driving a pony and just as Mrs. McClure got seated In thebuggy tho pony began turning around and upset tho buggy. The boy was not hurt. " MT. VERNON, KENNJCKY Dmimmj CASH GROCERY STORE PRICES in EFFECT Until JULY 20th "Hay" There BIG CAR CHOICE D S Meat Smoked Meat Coffee PILGRIM, 20c lb Timothy Hay JUST IN $1.80 PER CWT. ORDER FOR i 22clb WHILE IT LASTS d, I2clb Beit cheap cofTae sold. Food Administration. 11 -- 11 to-da- sis-to- Win-Chest- Ma-liar- Producers of poultry and eggs Meal, 25 pound sack can ship their own product with25c lb out a licenso. Dealers who ship Jewell Lard without a liconse will get in trouLard per can ble with tho Government. giiio" Retail merchants who do not Karo Syrup 75c get their applications for sugar 82 c lb certificates in before July 15th Brown Sugar will not be able to buy any more Granulated.Sugar 9c lb sugai this year. Retail merchants can no longer Meal 18 . pkg. JOc furnish customers with a certificate to buy twenty-rivpounds PAY CASH AND SAVE' of sugar for canning purposes. THE DIFFERENCE Somo bady has misused these The twenty- - five certificates. pounds of sugar can still be bought for canning purposes, but D the County tFood Administrator has to issue tho certificates. The N merchant who sells this sugar can send theso certificates to his wholesaler and buy sugar on them to replace the sugar for canning. The merchants allowance is to be sold for regular tablo purposes, and to customers who will agree to Cuso not more than three p'ounds per month for each indi vidual. Sunset Magazine Tho Government buying of increases its rates to 20c wool is still so complicated that per copy on news stands it will be advisable for small pro and $2 00 per yearly subscription, beginning with ducors to sell to local buyers September Issue, 1918. No local buyer can be a profiteer in this product. Any local buyer A LAST CHANCE can buy wool, as it will ultimately reach tho Government factories. to subscribo to SUNSET Magazine at the old prico Millers can grind xheat for of $1.50 per year aud tho farmer and deliver to him a recolvo a three months supply of flour on Liberty Wir Nap ol the Large tho basis of twelve pounds of Western Battle Front, FREE flour, for each thirty days, for This remarkable oiler Is eien each individual in tho family. to all whose subscriptions will The millor can receive an amount bo received at this o'llce up to August 15th, 1918. of wheat equal to a nine month: Subscribo bofoie this dato and supply, but tho lust six months 8a vo the prico of supply can not bo delivered now, TWO THRIFT STAMPS to any ruling but is subject passed later. But tho consumer "Kill two birds with one stone" in every case must agree to use Help the Gnemment an equal amount of Hour substi- $J.20 WE ARE ALSO PREPARED TO FILL YOUR Pure $13.50 SPECIAL HOG and MULE DAIRY and POULTRY' FEEDS Treat your Stcck to some cf our Specialties nnd watch 'em smilo. Call on us. Write us Phone us Oat I J F, GRIFFIN e RUMMQND'S Free free Free LI VI GSTON Your Kodak films developed free. I only charge you for each print. Work done by an expert. Order your films from us. We pay postage. Mail us your films. WAR MAP FREE! J. P. KELSAY, Your Druggist SOMERSET, KY. Tho Kentucky Trio composed of 'Misses Smith, Crosby and BiniiUaui. who are touring Ken tucky in tho interest of the Rod Cross gttve a most cnjoyablo pro gram to a large audience of ap- - I PROPERLY FITTED I GLASSES AT THE RIGHT TIME is of Greatest Import mico, If your uyes aro show tug any defects now is tho tiiuo to bco tutes. and Yourself. ; Rockcastle Administrator, H.T. YOUNG, County Food Mt. Vernon, Ky. SUNSET MAGAZINE SAN FRANCISCO CALIFORNIA hearers at the Graded evening. Tho entiro proceeds go to the local chapter where tho program is rendered, oxcept tho amount necessary to buy oil and gas to take them to tho next town and $1 allowed for tiro expense All threoaro hich class musicians and they are certainly : doing a great work for tho Red Cross. prccatlvo school chapel Tuesday DR. MOORE, Cox Bulhlinir, The Optician Mt. Vernon, Ky. I ! -- J, C McCLARY DEBTS COLLECTED - Accounts, Noten, Claims of all kinds Fob Balk: Two good town collix-to- l anywhere iu tho world. No chargosutiletmwoeolloct. Reference: Hots adjoining in Mt. Vernon Farmer National Hank. Write us. Good 4 room cottuge, barn, every. May's&llectitinAgency, Smerset,Ky. thing handy. Terms ea3y. Offico: Room 7 Masonic llldg. J. T. Mkadows. 8 8,-- CASTOR I A For Infants and Children In Use ForOver30 Years Always bears the Signature of UNDERTAKEH fe&k and EMBALMER STANFORD, KY. J BANK STATEMENT. Hcport of the condition of fho I'lrst Ptiito Bank, doing business m thu town Of Mvlngston, county of Rockcastle, Slnio nf Kentucky, at tho close of business uu 25th day of June, 1018 : RKSOUKCKS L . $ 22,'jjl 77 I.ikiiih ami Discounts . Overdrafts, .scoured mul unsecured 3,oai f6 Stocks, llonds and other So uuritlcd 3,000 00 Due from flnnkg 13,257 79 Cnsli on hand J.D.m 01 Fj v .... b'l 00 UiccUs and oilier cnsli items House, Furniture HnnUinir and Fixtures 2,585 33 , Are the Packers Profiteers? 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. 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 return on this, and as has been stated, the larger portion ot the profits earned has been used to finance huge stocks of goods and to provide additions and improvements made necessary by the enormous demands of our army and navy and the Allies. a-fai- r Total MA11II.1T1KS. f. 44,120 46 Capital Stock paid in, in cash f 13,800 00 Undivided lYollts, less expenses and Lives aid.,.. 22105 Deposits subject I 20,8115 81 to check 30,095 81 Time Deposits.. 4,200 00 J Total $ 44,12046 ) State of Kentucky, County of Rockcastle. f t,cl" We, I, 11. Davis and t U. Mcl'lior- !.)ii, resident and Cuslilur ofthealiovc named Kind, do .solemnly Mvear that tho ahove statement is true to the best of our knowledge and belief. L. H. Davis. President, C.C. McFllERSoN.Cashlcr. Subscribed and sworn to before me this 3rd day of July, 1918. My commission expires ABrll 10, 1922. Geo. MunniY, Notary Publiu. Thse : V The figures given on profits are misleading and the statement that the packers have a monopoly is unsupported by the facts. ' J.I'.U. DUUMMOND, Tuos. C. WeI.ch. W.H.COTTONOIM, The packers mentioned in the report stand ready to prove' their profits reasonable and necessary. If you are a business man you will appreciate the significance of these facts. If you are unacquainted with business, talk this matter over with some business acquaintancewith your banker, say and ask him to compare profits of the packing industry with those of any other large industry at the present time. . Directors. MRS. BURNS' LETTER. . Hero is a letter that Is certain to prove of much interest to poo pie in this vicinity, as cases of this sort occur in almost every neighborhood; and the people Should kno.v what to do iu like circumstances: Savannah Mo., Oct. l2.1al'6 "I used a bottle of Chamber Iain's Colic and Diarrhoea Reme" dy about nine years ago nnd it cured me of ilux (dysentry) I had another attack of tho same complaint some three or four years ago and a tew doses ot this remedy cured mo. I have recommended Chamberlain's Colic and Diarrhoea Remedy to dozens of people since I first used it." BASK STATE JIENT. condition of the Peoples Bank, doing business at tho town of Mt.Vernou, Ccjunty of Rockcastle, State. Jf Kentucky, at the close of business on 25th day of June, i18. of the ItESOUKCKS The meat business is one of the largest American tries. indus- Any citizen who would familiarize himself with its details must be prepared for large totals. 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. -- The report states that the aggregate prof its of four large packers were $T4Q,000,00G fortfreihree war years. -- - 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 hot dare to make this posi- This sum is compared with $J9,OOO;O0O as the average tf 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 profit. profit profit with a a 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 one-ye- ar tive statement. Furthermore, government figures show that the five large packers mentioned in the report account for only about of tne meat business of the country. This compares a three-ye- one-thi- rd Report I Loans and Discounts Overdrafts, secured and unsecured Stocks, Bonds and other Securities Duo from Uanks Cash on hand Cheeks nnd other cash items Hanking House, furniture $ 96,818 02 ...,. profit of $140,000,000 was earned on sales of over four and a half billion dollars. It means about three cents on each dollar of sales or a mere fraction of a cent per po und of prod uct. three-ye- ar The aggregate Of how, for instance, they can sell dressed beef for less than the cost of the live animal, owing to utilization of and of the wonderful story 'of the methqds of distribution throughout this broad land, as well as iu other countries. Tho five packers iiumtiouud feel justified in with to tho extent of together presenting this public statenient. , They wisli it were possible to interest you in the details of their busiucss.. I eiitoli other 3,60401 4.15O00 8,859 32 2, 133 67 1,222 68 6,000 00 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. , -- Thoy have been able to do a big job for your government in its time of need; they have met all war time demands promptly and completely nnd they are willing to trust their case to the fairmindedness of tho American people with tho facts before them. and Fixtures ?..... wiuer kcji r.siaie Other Asaets not Included under any of the above heads Expense and Taxes paid . . Total LIABILITIES . 2,9t2 49 2,585 93 ? 12S.216 62 and this is very important only a small portion of this has been paid in dividends. The balance has been put back into tho Crofit 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 To conduct this business in war times, with higher costs nnd the necessity of paying two or three times' tho former prices for live stock, lias required the use of two or three times the ordinary amount of working capital. The Armour and Company Cudahy Packing Co. Morris & Company Capital Stock paid in, in wish Surplus Fund Undivided I'roflts Deposits subject to check $67, 898 23 Time Deposits . , 31,276 45 20,000 00 6,000 00 4,011 94 1 Swift & Company Wilson & Company 99, 174 ) 6-- Total f, 128,210 62 1 of Kentucky, . SC1, County of Rockcastle J We. U. G. Baker and I'loyd Miller. President and Cabhler of the above iiamedjjlank, do solemnly swear that the above statement is true to tho best of our knowledge and belief. U. G. Bakek, President, Floyd Millkk Cashier. Subscribed and sworn to liefore me this fith day of July, 1818. MyJ commission Expires J an. 14, 1922. W. II. Fish, Notary Public. State r. yzGk If ROADS you maintain roads you help win the war. I ww.wwv-wvvvvvvwwvwvvevav- ' t::'.t Wff.' t oaa :: : 1 1 t s ji: t t::i:: ! :: ! i 1 1 1 1 1 :r 11 .. : r 11 1 . 1. 1.! wo .snip iitu j not such a shortage of men who want to work. There is fXTl. . NOTICE Pursuant to a resolution passed Rock-castl- at its spebial teim, of the e Fiscal Court Juno, is, ioi8,I the undersigned jJhorift will cause a poll to be opened In each of the respective voting precincts of Rockcastle County between the hours of 6 o'clock a. m ,'and a. o'clock p. in., on day of August 1918, for tho purpose of rubnntting the question to the voters Are you for a property tax of 20 cts, on each $100,00 worth of property in tho county of Rockcastle, to bo levied each year for a period of five yoars, for tho purpose of improv ing tho public roads or bridges ot said county, or either or both of them ? J. S. Longford, Sheriff of Rockcastle County, tin-3r- YZJllol LllL MRmQvQ4M I i tlrXMm"Mk y Thing LlliBwWttLJjAOifl II ywtYourFloors -- f ' 'A Until you've tried finishing your floors with Hanna's Luitro Finish you do not know what an easy; matter it is, and how inexpensive. No niatter. hqwworn,iud..flCftrredvQur floors may be, up all the fleets and gives a floor tho bright, lustrous finish p(hard wood. Also the perfect finish for woodwork, furniture, and every interior wood surface. Comes in nearly popular wood colors. SoUBx Lu?tr-Fihish"coyers E O !! uientative and educational periods aud build and maintain roads now. .mill" Everybody Is for good roads tho Be a Well as Consumer same as wo aro for good air aqd good health, but tho man that RAISE LIVE STOCK and POULTRY and CHAIN nnd VEGKTABrFS U really for roads is for tho 20c MAKE MONEY AND DEPOSIT WITH Koad Tax. A county that has a good county toad engineer will have gbod roads, but pity is expressed for a county that is burdened with Money iu tho pocket bums, 4 Put it SAVE A PART OP ALL you earn. an Inefficient road engineer. iu tho Peoples Bauk. 4 Open up a checking nccount with us, 4 YouV cancelled A good road survey must be checks returned will show whore your" money has gone, and they will spur you on to Save for tho bettor things of lifo. made if the road is built as cheaply tvny can .. 5 uru- - I Food will Win theHI n :. DON'T WAS! IT RAISE IT Producer As .. 1 t 1 1 ! 11 ::t:t!::! 1 1 : 1 111 t.:t: . .. : - a.... ! PEOPLES BANK as possible. : r Everybody knqws that the roads cannot be maintained under exist tng coud tions without more . revenue. S WE PAY INTEREST ON SAVING ACCOUNTS PEOPLES BANK MT VERNON, KY. 11:1111., 222222 22 2 ii :::.'t . tit.tii..iiitii::i.:.t.t..iiiii:tit:tfiti(ii Dentist Otllco Over " Juno 24, 1918. 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