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Page 5 [Newspaper Page] — Mount Vernon signal. — 4 May 1906

Sg I IJet t10ilf ii9nlj IMAGAZINE SEUTION MT VERNON ROCKCASTLE COUNTY KY MAY 4 1906 I 1906Pages 1 to 4 MISS HELEN CANNON One of the First ladies of Official Society at National Capital She Often Graciously Presides at War Councils of the Nations Chiefs Democratic in Manner and a Famous Housekeeper The distinction of being the best posted woman in America on politics and statecraft is generally accorded to Miss Helen Cannon daughter of the Speaker of the U S House of Re presentatives Speaker Cannon who is genial and democratic in manner is a man of many close friendships but no one is so close to him as his only unmarried daughter who has presided over his household since the death of his wife many years ago Miss Cannon emphatically disproves the theory that a woman cannot keep a secret As the confidante of the official who next to the President is the most powerful man in the United States she probably learns more of what is going on behind the scenes MISS HELEN CANNON j I DAUGHTER ...

Publication Title: Mount Vernon Signal
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Kentucky, United States
Page 6 [Newspaper Page] — Mount Vernon signal. — 4 May 1906

I THE IMMORTAL J NJJ Most Picturesque of Characters Goes to Asylum As a Boy He Could Speak Thirteen LanguagesMind Unhinged by a Great Criminal Trial Has Been Insane Fifty Years Jacob Newman Free the immortal J N has reached the end of his travels He was finally adjudged in sane and will spend the remainder of his days in the State Hospital of To ledo He is now seventyeight years oldThus Thus passes a character Iniown in every sizable town in every State in the West For more than half a cen tury he lived as the birds live No town or State could claim him as its own In each he was at home and among friends It is his claim and it is not disputed that he Icnows more peo ple personally than any other living manFor For fifty years he has travelled up and down and across the country rid ing free on nearly every railroad and living without expense in the best ho tels the towns he visited afforded D H on Every Railroad Still in his poss ssion are a hundred slips reading Good for J N His most...

Publication Title: Mount Vernon Signal
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Kentucky, United States
Page 7 [Newspaper Page] — Mount Vernon signal. — 4 May 1906

f f Irit 1J f J 1 w I > Jrt < 1 n U A > ut J 1 wtea tc ix liii > II < < i 1 n4 fIiw S I 3e ii ili sws SYNOPSIS OF PRECEDING CHAP TERS James Adams graduate of West Point and European representative of American manu facturers is in Paris at the opening of the war between France and Germany lIe engages in an air ship reconnaissance for the French and narrowly escapes capture by the Germans The air shift is wrecked at the Chateau Lagu nay Adams is rescued and is nursed by the Counts dauglitcr Aimee with whom he falls in love The Germans advance and take the Chateau for Headquarters Adams defends Aimee against insult by Col Griesman and is knocked down ty the Kaiser Fearing treat ment as a French sympathizer he enters a regi went of Hussars under his friend Col Lmven berg A spy is captured and turns out to be Latour a Parisian club friend of Adams Arrangements are made for Aimee to be taken away to the home of her cousin The German army moves west leaving Griesman in ch...

Publication Title: Mount Vernon Signal
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Kentucky, United States
Page 8 [Newspaper Page] — Mount Vernon signal. — 4 May 1906

I RING CORN How the Farmer Can Double His Great American Crop Corn planting time The United States this year will have over 90000 000 acres planted to this king of crops For this enormous acreage 15000000 Jbushels of seed will be required Probably but little thought is given by the average farmer to the germin ating quality of the seed used for he has so long been accustomed to get ting a stand under ordinarily favor able conditions varying from 60 to 85 per cent that many have come to think a more complete stand impos sible Yet experiments have shown that barring unfavorable weather at planting time the work of grubs wire worms and the like there is no rea son why a stand of corn should be less than 95 per cent Of recent years how ever conditions have much improved and never before has there been such a demand for seed corn of high vital ity Some of our best farmers are be ginning to realize that one of the great est factors in profitable corn produc tion is the use of seed which w...

Publication Title: Mount Vernon Signal
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Kentucky, United States
Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — Mount Vernon signal. — 11 May 1906

Published Every Friday O ri ounttt1 tJ IlEa = cc = = P n VOLUME XIX MT VERNON ROCKCASTLE COUNTY KY FRIDAY MAY 11 190fj UJ1LLN 34 x11t Uw t t1 1 n oc 1S S I I TO BE CuRRECTL Y DRESSED I I Means a pleasure to all your acquaintances and a genuine feeling satisfaction to your self Expect JPSft Deal I of K K Suits They will come up to your expectations w z i I2C E1 1a 1r What could be handsomer than the many Styles or < K Iesuits made out of all wool goods in checks plaids stripes black thibets and fancy worsteds etc Strictly high class tailoring which means best woolens cut properly sewed properly and stylish I IrF Irrt lc U c Z II rtr ti tiC oj CL CLrr pO rrr UJ oZ 0tr r3f1J There is style in our cloth ing ao matter what the price may by Concave shoulders and close fitting collars onfall the kkK Kcoats < If iCerMnTyLook Like that last week every body bought K K Suits and Douglas Shoes at Makers I > 6 75 7 50 Ponnlar Prices > 750ji 1 1250 and X15 in the famous famousKwalityK...

Publication Title: Mount Vernon Signal
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Kentucky, United States
Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — Mount Vernon signal. — 11 May 1906

T MT VERNON SIGNAL I FRIDAY May u 1906 Published every Friday by EDGAR S ALBRIGHT SHBPCRIPTION ONE YEAR IOC Jdverlising tales made known 01 application FOR O HESS We arc authorized to announce JITDOI JOHN W HtGIIKS of Mercer County as a candidate to rep resent tilt ICi lith Congressional District in Congress to succeed Hon G G Gil bert subject to the action of the Demo cratic party h HAS iT ever occured lo you wia n sweet neT of life lies in a few word of appreciation and encourage mtrnt Huw few of us take the trouble to stop a few moments acct praise servant for work well don or even pause to tell our nearest dearest how we appreciate all th daily services which we have at parently never noticed Only few kind words of apprecin ion The cost so little but the recom pense is beyond the price L tth husband tell his wife how much In pries her love for him and tie many many manifestations of it and the wife tell her husband boy truly she recognizes all his care fl r her And the mother sh...

Publication Title: Mount Vernon Signal
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Kentucky, United States
Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — Mount Vernon signal. — 11 May 1906

M f VERNON SIGNAL TVEKNON KY MAY n 1006 Zr Call tip No 79 tvtirn YOU Ml Clot to Corninu cal = wJtti SIGNAL 79 i JL d i 1JdJf I i LOUISVLLZ fa NAHWILLC n R Cr L TIME TABLE 22 it rth 124 pn 2 + 332 a II i i4 P r 21 236 f AS LANDRUM Agent > nK Mo 58 Entered at the itT I1 Ky Postoflice as seconl class mail matter PI US0NAL Will Ames was in lown again this week Mrs L W Retburutnjs yen much improved over last week Mrs Susan Henderson is will friends and relatives here for a few x days Miss Annie Thompson has been numbered among the sick for sev eral days daysJiss Miss Lillie Butner is visiting her L Mundav in Lex jsf Mrs J tl D Lewi Jones was hen Saur dati tote his sister Mrs L V Bethurum I Miranda McKenzie is visit Miss 1iran a visitl ing the family of her uncle Jons McKenzie John Magee of Lancaster was mingling with his many friends here Tuesday Mr and Mrs Houston McFer ron spent Tuesday with their son R L McFerron Mrs A C Towery was over ir to BPU Wednesday having Dr M t r is do tin...

Publication Title: Mount Vernon Signal
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Kentucky, United States
Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — Mount Vernon signal. — 11 May 1906

HON DAVID ROWLAND FRANCIS The above is a splendid likeness of the Hon D R Frauds who was horned at Richmond Madison county Ky Oct ist 7850 He is the eldest son of John 13 and Eliza Coldwell Francis His fath er was decended from the early Kentucky settlers and his mother from David Irvine one of the Scotch colon ists of Virginia His grandfather Thomas Francis ws a soldier in the war of 1812 He received his early education in the n Academy and after reo moving to 81 Louis Mo in I S66 entered Va hill lon University where he graduated in 1870 He entered com men i 1 life as a derk in the commission and wholesale grc cery house of Shryock and Row land the junior partner being his uncle and gradually ascended until he was given an interest in the business In 1877 he estah lished an independent commission busnss and seven years later founded the well known firm of D R Francis Brother entering in to the exportation Qf grain an enterprise which has engaged a large portion of his attention up ...

Publication Title: Mount Vernon Signal
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Kentucky, United States
Page 5 [Newspaper Page] — Mount Vernon signal. — 11 May 1906

IIettJollt iionll MAGAZINE SECTION MT VERNON ROCKCASTLE COUNTY ICY MAY 11 1906 Pages 1 to 4 SUCCESSFUL SCULPTRESS Miss Evelyn Longman of Chicago Awarded Fifteen Thousand Dollar Prize To Carve Bronze Doors at Annapolis Naval AcademyHas Attained Fame Through Her Figure of U Victory at St Louis Fair When the new bronze entrance doors of the Annapolis Naval Academy are completed and hung in place there will exist another monument to the skill of American women Colonel Robert M Thompson who presented these doors to the academy as a memorial of the class of 68 stipulated in making the offer that the design selected for the doors should be awarded by compe tition the winner to receive a prize of 15000 There were thirtythree com petitors for this prize an unusually large number and the designs submit ted are said to have been of a high degree of excellence The rates of all five jurors were cast for the model pre sented by Miss Evelyn B Longman of Chicago Taft She is rather proud of the fact...

Publication Title: Mount Vernon Signal
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Kentucky, United States
Page 6 [Newspaper Page] — Mount Vernon signal. — 11 May 1906

I THE YESDYIAN TERROR Vivid Description of Great Erup tion Which Rivals Pom peiis Destruction The Famous Italian Novelist Marion Crawford Tells of the Terrors of the Big Volcano History of For mer Eruptions The whole world looked on awe struck at the recent fierce outbreak of stupendous and devastating force in the Bay of Naples The eruption of Mount Vesuvius is believed to be the most destructive since the days of Pom peii A D 79 The whole story of the eruption of 1906 is a sorrowful tale of stricken vic tims devastated vineyards ruined homes and terrorstricken flying peo ple and it is hard to realize that the same scenes have been enacted there so many times before Pliny the noted ancient historian described the eruption of Vesuvius in the year 79 in a series of letters to Tacitus This letter described a dark cloud rising in a single pillar from the crater of the mountain and from this a column spread and upon it rested a great roof built by invisible carpen ters Resting ever on i...

Publication Title: Mount Vernon Signal
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Kentucky, United States
Page 7 [Newspaper Page] — Mount Vernon signal. — 11 May 1906

ugirr r r pI i iheConf1Jct CHAPTER V I was not familiar with the road over which we were traveling and could not afford to be reckless with its many turns Better that I arrive a few min utes late than not at all Yet the pace the giant automobile made seemed fu rious to Fleischmann for presently I heard his heavy voice in my ear Gott und Himmell It is too fast There is no danger I shouted back I know the machine as you know SmiOPSS OF PRECEDING CHAPTERS James Adams American business nan and graduate of West Point is in Paris at the opening of the great war between Prance and Germany He en gages in a balloon reconnaissance for the French narrowly escapes capture by German troops and is wrecked in the grounds of the Chateau Lagunay in France He is nursed by Aimee the Counts daughter with idiom he falls in love The Germans advance and take the Chateau for hcadguaxtciv Griesman a German Colonel after ward in charge of the Chateau insults Aimee and is attacked by Adams the fight being sto...

Publication Title: Mount Vernon Signal
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Kentucky, United States
Page 8 [Newspaper Page] — Mount Vernon signal. — 11 May 1906

QUEEN OF FLOWERS Theme of the Poet and the Artist the Rose GUY ELLIOTT MITCHELL Roses queens of the American flower garden The increasing tendency of people to patronize the rural sections and the steadily increasing love for flowers with the impulse to cultivate the small garden found in the city and the rural homes brings into prominence the flower of kings and of favorites and of the humblest menialthe rose It is astonishing what varied types in nature there are of this flower and how worldwide is its distribution Wild roses are found from frigid Lap land to tropic India The rose has the honor of being the first cultivated flower For a long time it was a rare possession but with the general and active love of nature that is a marked characteristic of the present times much his been learned about the cul ture of flowers in general and of the rose in particular and its special re quirements are better understood While verandas and trellises of I country homes may have their honey s...

Publication Title: Mount Vernon Signal
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Kentucky, United States
Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — Mount Vernon signal. — 18 May 1906

Published Every Friday FridayTEtnd li t1aI VOLUME XIX MT VERNON ROCKCASTLE COUNTY KY FRIDAY MAY 18 1906 NUMBER 32 UW 9 1 r t1 J j oz iJ 11 > ti H I FHU I I U I FHrr rrC o ocj cj cjz 1F 1m I TO BE mm DRESSED Means a pleasure to all your acquaintances and a genuine feeling satisfaction to your i selfWhat What could be handsomer than the many Styles ol CK lCsuits made out of all wool goods in checks plaids stripes black thibets and fancy worsteds etc Strictly high class tailoring which means best woolens cut properly sewed properly and stylish MA Great Deal ofKK Suits They will come up to your expectations rpllereisstyJe1tlJlcL ing no matter what the price may by Concave shoulders and close fitting collars on all the K 1coats IH Did Certainly Look Like that last week every body bought K K Suits and Douglas Shoes at Bakers Popular Prices 675 750 850 1000 1250 and 85 on the famous Kwality Kounts Suit e 1 Zh Cr Cw Alh h 1 r + rC C H H r r I I We Sell Everything But if theres one line t...

Publication Title: Mount Vernon Signal
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Kentucky, United States
Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — Mount Vernon signal. — 18 May 1906

MT VERNON SIGNAL I i FRIDAY May IS 1906 Published every Friday by EDGAR S ALBRIGHT L SUBSCRIPTION ONE YEAR IOO otl Advertising rates made known ot application icalionI FOR CONGRESS lve are authorized to announce JUDGE JOHN W HUGHES of Mercer County as a caiifiulate to rep resent the Eighth Congressional District in Congress to succeed lion G G Gil bert subject to the action of the Demo cratic party partye Tbe Great San Fran cisco Disaster Y1VITI DESCRIBED BYONE I WHO EXPERIENCED THE AWFUL SCENE The following is a letter which Atty C C Williams received from relative who lives just across UK bay in Alameda which so vividly describes the terrible disaser that laid waste the beautiful city of San Francisco we copy it in lull San Francisco April 30 1906 DEAR COUSIN CASPER i know that you will be happy to know that we all escaped being burned upso far and that we came out unscathed by the big earthquake that shook the bottom out ot San Francisco on the fate ful 1 8th of April last and wi...

Publication Title: Mount Vernon Signal
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Kentucky, United States
Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — Mount Vernon signal. — 18 May 1906

1o ML VERNON SIGNAL MT VERNON KY MAY II 1906 ZeCull Cull up No 79 whet you vant to Commurii cute with SIGNAL 791 t 1 I LOUISVLLC 4 NASHV + uc R R 01 TIME TABLE 22 north 124 pm 21 north 332 a m 2 ° south 124 pit 21 South 1236 a m I JAS LANDRUM Agent Phone No 58 Entered nt the AH Vernon Ky Postoffiee as secomlolass mail matter PERSONAL Mrs Meshack Gentry is very ill John Purcell Jr has a very sick child W G Smith spent Wednesday at Brodhead BrodheadHoir Hon J N Saunders of Stanford was here yesterday Boss Livesay has moved from Middlesboro to Admont Va Miss Georgia McFerron ir vi i ting friends and relatives here G C Fish and S H Martin are serving as Federal Jurors at Lon don James Pirctcr opeiatcr at Rat Bernstadt visited friends and rela tives here Wednesday W H Fish was here Monday and told us there was but little change in his wifes health Mr Walter Sloan of Burnside Kv was visiting his cousin Mrs K B Brown at thisplacethis week Mrs D E Dais left Wednes day for a three weeks visi...

Publication Title: Mount Vernon Signal
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Kentucky, United States
Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — Mount Vernon signal. — 18 May 1906

GOVERNMENT WHITEWASH I A carelessly made whitewash will endure only for a little while especially in sections where rain fall is abundant It will richly pay to get the wash right in the first application so that it may enI dure otherwise the effects are soon lost find the work remains to be done over again Of all the white washes of which we have had knowledge that made after what is called the Government formula is the most durable and most satisfa tory We have printed this formu la repeatedly and requests are agaiat hand for it It surely is ont of the bits of useful informa tion that every farmer should file it away for ready reference fileI publish it again with the sugges tion that it be cut out aLd be put where it can he found when needed Some titno ago an autograph letter under date of December 1871 from lJ S Grant then President of the Uuited States was published giv ing the formula to a friend of his in California and adding that he had white washed the Vhitc House all over ...

Publication Title: Mount Vernon Signal
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Kentucky, United States
Page 5 [Newspaper Page] — Mount Vernon signal. — 18 May 1906

dnnft tuflB i9t1al MAGAZINE SECTION MT VERNON ROOKCASTLE COUNTY KY MAY 18 1006 1906Pages 1 to 4 CLARA BARTON ACTIVE I Red Cross Heroine Will Estab lish Railroad Hospital Car Service Although Over Eighty Years Old She Has Started in with Great Energy to Organize New Relief Work to Cape with Wrecks Clara Barton the famous Red Cross leader has just given new evidence that she is one of the most remarkable women the world has ever known Feel Feeling placed on a permanent basis and no longer needs her close supervision this untiring woman although upward of eighty years of age has lately returned to her old home in Massachusetts and opened headquarters for a great new movement to alleviate suffering name hospitalcorps corps on all railroads in order that with the aid of hospital cars speedy succor may be brought to persons inV injured ofespecial especial interest inasmuch as it is the only likeness which Clara Barton has permitted to be made in many years The famous Red Cross worker has ...

Publication Title: Mount Vernon Signal
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Kentucky, United States
Page 6 [Newspaper Page] — Mount Vernon signal. — 18 May 1906

FENCES AND GATEPOSTS GUY ELLIOTT MITCHELL Tho depletion of the timber lot and the gradual decrease in the supply of lumber with the consequent increase in the cost of wood make the erection of fences on the farm a matter of con cern for the landholder heretofore has looked upon wood as a proper material for the construction of an effective I fence Metalthat is fence wirehas almost entirely replaced the rails which at one time were considered necessary to make a fence stockproof We still find however that timber is in most localities the cheapest material for fence posts though the supply avail able is becoming scarcer each year and it is possible that in the future it may be necessary in every section are necessary as was the case when rail were used Recent tests were made at an English experiment station to de termine upon the best method of con structing a fence One point considered was whether a fence constructed with a dropper is as efficient and durable as one constructed entir...

Publication Title: Mount Vernon Signal
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Kentucky, United States
Page 7 [Newspaper Page] — Mount Vernon signal. — 18 May 1906

ENGLISH LANDSCAPE Their Roads and Bridges are Sub stantial Enduring and Picturesque In Comparison With American Rural Improvements They Convey The Idea That We Think But Little Of Posterity wiltbear bear telling again as it illustrates so well the disadvantages to be over come in a new country It Js of an American traveling in England who when out walking one day stopped In front of an old English mansion to ad mire it and its surroundings What particularly impressed him was the magnificent sweep of velvet lawn which extended without a flaw or blemish from the hedge along the roadway up to the very steps of the house An old gardener was at work partlculrcrtime time was pushing a lawn mower across the sward The American hailed him and with the usual freedom and in quisitiveness of his nationality asked many questions as to the conduct of affairs in such an establishment ao the gardener was connected with 1encrbow how do you make a lawn like this I have a place in America and I am try...

Publication Title: Mount Vernon Signal
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Kentucky, United States
Page 8 [Newspaper Page] — Mount Vernon signal. — 18 May 1906

ENGLISH LANDSCAPE Their Roads and Bridges are Sub stantial Enduring and Picturesque In Comparison With American Rural Improvements They Convey The Idea That We Think But Little Of Posterity There Is an old story which xrill bear telling again as it Illustrates PO well the disadvantages to be over come In a new country It Is of an American traveling In England who when out walking one day stopped In front of an old English mansion to ad mire it and its surroundings What adImire particularly impressed him was the magnificent sweep of velvet lawn which extended without a flaw or I blemish from the hedge along the roadway up to the very steps of the bouse An old gardener was at work tbeI on the place and at that particular I time was pushing a lawn mower across This same idea might also apply to the roads and bridges throughout Eng land for much of their excellence IB doe to the fact that their foundations were laid scores of years ago and generation after generation of work ers has bee...

Publication Title: Mount Vernon Signal
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Kentucky, United States
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