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iiP'iii the whole iilam 
: s nj)oii tlie sii 
I b iliior, and 
vic-w the liauil.s an 
Giovanua, jirfmoii! 

upon the assembled people.— ijoutlou 




I wonder If the aagiiished moon looked 

down 

Through all that long last night 

And buried In her scnrrcd bren-^^i li -it! m l 
brown, 

The memory of that sight: 
1 wonder of th' uneasy birds awoke 
As glowed that strange, great light 
Which paled the puri.le east where morn- 
ing broke. 
And sang. Inspired by God's own breath, 
"There is no death! There Is no death!" 

There Is no death, O hearts that throb In 
vain 

With longing, pulsing tide. 
Or In love's fullness, nigh akin to pain, 

Unfearlngly abide; 
There is no death. O soul whom niggard 
fate 

Has left unsatlsfled. 
The cycles swing and Joy those Hps await 
Who oft have sung on earth in pain, 
"1 rise again! I rise again!" 

No sacrince, O Self, can blot thee out. 

Or satisfy the debt 
Which binds thee to the usurer of doubt 

With Interest of regret! 
Still is not life to even the« denied: 

One way remaineth yet— 
Aa was thy Christ, must thou be crucified. 
But with those wounds In hands and feet. 
E'en Self finds resurrection sweet! 

Rejoice, O soul whose work Is Just begun, 

That all time lies before! 
Kejoice, O heart whose treasures all have 
won 

That dimmer, farther shore! 
The stone that angels moved away that 
night 

Was rolled from Heaven's door; 
▲wake and stand forth in hope's sudden 
light. 

And sing as sang the birds that morn : 
"There is no death, fur Life is born!" 
—Detroit Free Fress. 



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plants 



■ vorcd with 
- 1 roni a fi \v • !• ' i i 
three feet or more. The lal ' 
four-yeivr-ol(is. Iho perfect |  
peeiiill.v intended for (he I n: 
The 8t. .loseph, or aiinuuci.ii n is 
the favorite at present, though the cal- 
la lil.r h.'is attributes whieli niaUe it re- 
tain uiiich of its old time popularity, es- 
peciully in ohui' -li Jeeorations. It is 
tlie more robust of the two.— Conulry 

I ife lit   ir.'l 



I LoTera' Day In tbe ^! ' ' 

In the uiiildlK hues fi 
EastiT Sunda.v was i 
! culiarly sacred, and it 



' A QUAINT ITALIAN FETE. 



Bow Slffna's PeasantN Coiniiieiiiorata 
a i^ulutly SbepkerdesM. 

Among the quaint and ancient cere- 
UiOliies with which the Italian people 
keep their Easter celebrations, none is 
older or more picturesque than the one 
known as the festival of the Beata Gio- 
vanua, which is held at Signa on Easter 
Monday. Signa Is a small village situ- 
ated auioug the vine clad hills that can 
be seen from Florence. Of IJiovanna. 
the heroine of the festival, very little 
appears to be known, except that she 
was born somewhere in the thirteenth 
century and used to tend her father's 
Bheep, which were pastured on the hill- 
aides of Signa. Very early in life she 
gained a reputation for sanctity, and in 
course of time her fame spread far and 
wide. She was cretlited with the pow- 
er of performing miracles and with 
having special control over -wild ani- 
mals and storms. In later life she re- 
tired to a cell built into a bouse in the 
village of Signa and remained there Im- 
mured until she died and was hurled iu 



the village church. 

Now, every Easter Monday, in com- 
memoration of her virtues, all the par- 
ishes for miles around send gifts of oil 
and other things to the church of her 
native place. Deputations headed by 
the local clergy jiour into Signa from 
early morning until late in the after- 
noon. The i;ifts they bring are borne 
by a donkey or a pony, on  . hose Ijtick. 
in addition. Is a small child, whr) ix s«ii- 
posed to be the prettiest the village can 
produce. His hair and neck are cover- 
ed witli neckhices and ntlier ariiclcs of 
jewelry, wilii wliicli the w iineii have 
decorated him, and he Is often clad In 
gold embroidered robes. 

As cin h procession Is sightetl the offi- 
cials of the i hurcli sally out to meet It, 
with banners flying and bands ) laying. 
and it is scileiuiily conductinl into Signa. 
The donkey, witJi its bniden, is lc I into 
the church and up to tlie tiltar, wli 
prayers nr.- .said and the trifts reino\ 
In the streets a.id open i.laies of tin 
viilage a fair is always li'ld on ila-se 
occasions, with the a 'CompaTiiment of 
merry-go-rounds, steam oi'i;aus and itin- 



! for lovers to exci 
dresses somewhat 

valentines. The i. ■ i.,. i. i i 
into modern spoiling, is by Athe|.-;t:iue 
Wade, a folk jioet of the titue of liii li 
ard I., and is regardeil as one of the , 
best --I- ■ '1- "I ii.s kind; 

") . preciou.s one, 

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L. ; . . 1... 
In life or deatii I'll ' 

—New \ 



Tl. 
vorit. 
In tl 

Chill : . , 

village in his Spin 

peasant attired in 

of the "Kaster soverei;^ii." 

Mil 1))-.' "■ li li"' t: ni I  - ■ • . Uie k. 

his hat. 
; : .! emperor n- 
plied as he coiiqilieU, "I wish you joy 
In yom' new ollice. You will fluU it ;i 
troublesome one, I assure you," 



ISaater Iilllea. 

Jill':.. and climate of the [■..'nin.ilns 
are espcK iiiHy favorable to the growiirj I 
of the Easter lily. There bulbs .■iiitl 
blo.«sonis are raised in areat quaiuiis   | 
fo'- till' .\niericaii ' ■ 

yi " " - i ■- 1 1 . ■ 

Each part is planb , . 

ond year does he deem the uew 
lit for tr,'"-:i' 'lio'- \" I •• 
fouftli y 

bulbs, thr- 

sprint: il"' t 'll 
inan.v bi. 
seen lil.. 
varying i;. li 



H I^cnten 
Sacrifice and Its 
Consequences 



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Turkey*N ISii^tor EKKn. \ 

The e«g, of coilrsi', is regarded liy ' 
Christians as a syniliol of the resiii- I 
rection, t... . • ■ ■ ■ [ 

pear, the .M 

selves hrm I" I 
Chri.-it will rt'tiirfi to t! 
day. Indeed, a i)i'oml. r w, in- . .. a 
is written in tin- Koran, and there k , 
au tiiiderstan.liir^: to the elTect thai the 
Saviour will .I' scend ii|io;i n it^rliiiii 
minaret of a p.utij-ular : n l a-t 

mascus. So it is not thai   

some of the Moliammeil.i a.  ... Turkey I 
should dye eggs or bu.v. them 1n tlie ' 
shops at Eastertide, l - ' 'i 
are dyed red, but this ! 
iu other r. ■ , the co...i i.. lu ;i j 
manner . .: of the criiciflxlou. j 

—New York .\i.i,i. 



y 

I!K stands before her mirror, 
daintily turning her head from 
' .le. trying the effect of 
lOiisler bonnet. Her 
t lUlu- too ; ^ 

and, as It iis long before 
, she pulls it down and pro 
i range It. The average wo- 
' lis to tliinking while 
and she is only au 
i.i witn n.^ 'iverage hu- 
i-e, so as slieslo-.ij '•^•igts 
iiie long hair before sbg 
knows It her thoughts have slippfu 
back o er several years. 

Aluii I I'.uwilllngly she thinks of an- 
other lOiibter, when those streaks of 
gray ,\ ere not seen iu the brown, glos- 
sy coil and when the delicate,- reflned 
face which the mirror gives back was 
fresh and rosy and young. .\8 she loops 
up a braid and turns musing to catch 
the effect she is living over again the 
Ash M'edoesday preceding that faroff 
Easter when she had done the foolish 
tl}iug which was to mean so much for 
her in after years. 

It had all come upon her so suddenly. 
She an. I her. friend Joannette had been 
talking of observing Lent that year. 




"KTS'T THEY A IIANDSOItfE f:OUl»LK?" 

. ■ up for 
iiost de- 
ill. Thea Jeauuette had said 
rly. 

II not give up the one thing you 
; riH.st of all even for a short 
! would not forego the 
witli Bob Adanis. and 
1 possession, I know." 
- now how indl;jnaut- 
ly she had iienii'd that she cared for 
'.Job more than for any other young 
^ :n, and wheu Uer friend banterlugly; 



THEiREPORTcR, MT, STERLING, KY., Saturday, April i4 1906 





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Wc arc ready for the season with cve^vthin? that is 
good and everything that is correct. 



Clothes, Hats and Shoes 

-FOR- 

Men, Boys and Children. 



Its a luxury to wear such well cut, well madr ^"'^ 
i.a»a.on« clotKi..t. ..o sell. A man feels dressed— 
looks dressed and is confident of his good appearance. 

Let us introduce you to our handsome New Spring 
Suits and ^v.cil Top Coats. 



You'll Surely Be Pleased 
With The Acquaintance! 



Our Clothes have made for us a mighty host of friends 
in this vicinity who will gladly testify to their goodness. 
There's just one thing we would like for you to do- 
stop tn some time and spend ten minutes looking over 
this Spring Stock. Thats all. 



MEN S SUITS 
YOUNG MEN'S SUITS 
CHILD'S SUITS 
Men's Shoes 
Boy's Shoes 
Men's Hats 

Boy's Hats 

Suits made to order . 



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. 7.5U. 10 , li'. 'u ,$].'}. 
1. 51). 2.50, :i.50, $5. 

1.50 to $H. 

i.'J5 tn .ii:i.50 
:n $5. 
50 Cents III .r^L'.50 
. _.I5., 18. and $20. 



Guthrie Clothing Co. 



rt'pealed. ".Vll tUe saiiu-. .voii « )•: t 
out liiiii for Jlie tie.vt forty dii.vs." slii- 
had iiiipulsivf ly taken iii  tlie cli.il- 
lenge mid liad treated liiiii with stud- 
ied eoldiiess or hud shunned liiiu jH-r- 
Kistently for tho followiuj,' li •• - k 
.weeks. , 
• *•••'» 
li tlre.s one so to koep tlie arm 
strti'lied iilio\e the hem!, so she lets 
her liMir droi) I'H' awhile and le:!iis her 
forehefld a.ai n ' 
the mirror. Si 

eralile d;iys U..11 ■ ■ ■. 

resolve- liow \\vx own snfTerlu;; had 
revealed to her how very U!iieh she 
had loved Bol -^deni- old IJolj, who had 
st. i..,(l at tirst so grieved and iier- 
i.i (1 liy Uer .llt  red behavior, hut 
alter awhile had treated her with n 
coolness Ii  uialr li her own. She di ! 
1' ,i -in-; thus. 

; seeuu**i 



(oi].itv-J the davs lo Lasierl I'ride 
\ ■ ifr i:e:-|» her prondse, l '"t sne 
ii!i." 't"il tn make it up with Rol  on 
F n'on:inir. 

'I'lie Iirsi ehiireh bells are riu-tinp 
DOW. but she does not se »i)i to hear 
them. 

How daintily she had di ' ssnl her 
self on that wished for inor'iln','. and 
with what a '-'lad heart had she walked 
up the aisle ' ' . whieh m 

in front of ' ' in wh 



lo. 



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sunshiln 
hnt then Uii   



\M re 



ii» iiri' now. 
all Tnerjred into one s. ;isation of hap- 
[liness. and it was voiced in the 
lliouKlit. "I'll speak to I!oh after olnn-eh 
and make it np." 
'I'l'e lonK service at la^i 
iie l in her pi'W ti' 
lier -an'pri-'e. !'■■ li 



• W li it Is the iatesi ;'- 

"Why. of conrse you know— Jeaji- 
nettes eu^apeiueut to Hob Adams, 
.leannette tuld in- '11 nijlif \'c \ ,,\' 
going my wayV 

• • • • . . 

I Tlie last pin is In plnee. The new 

it. I 

lid worn, 
and sits do.v 11 ; . 1 . 
on hor (Tlovps. She 

hi'-:'-' her tl-.r .l-!,ts ,,,.,...^,jf 

but they slip from htr and fasten on 

still another Easier morning. 

Lent liad c .iih. v ry i* riv th.Tt year, 
ind Kasti" 
■.-.r lier t . 

ihe old h( me 
who oluii- 



1 tliat uoniili); she was read 
,.14 111 111 I- mother when a card was 
lirou^lU lip to her. and on it the name 
of "Mr. Robert .-idams." 
.U-aniiette and Bub had lived abroad 
their marriage, traveling from 
■ to plaee, and the card was the 
i i -t intimation of their return. 

How well she retnenibers how hand 
souii ■ .!;(xl as he fame forward 
1*^ - leu she entered theroiitii. 

lids aj;ain the awful leap of her 
! as she met the glad, warm look 
.u his eyes. All she could say was, 
"How is .Jeauuette?" 

'•Jeailiiettn died in Koine," be au 
swered gravely. "She bade me give 
this letter to you. and to give it on 
Easter Sunday morning. I arrived last 
uifrht and liad hoped to meet you first 
in church ihis uiorning. .Missing you 
there, I came ou to the oM Imtje." 
Slie 'ouk the letter from him and 
slowly. She remembers ev- 



THE REPORTER, MT. STbl.,-i Ci. K ^ , ial ui cldv , Api u l+ i^oo 



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**TIi c ijJro e oi'ynicii*' 

Everything You Want and Always Fresh 
Our Motto is: "One Price To All." 



3t=: 



ery woril of that brier message: 

Dear Bt-sxie— I did It all. I made you 
take thai foolish resolve. I mude Bob 
think that .vou ai ' not care for hUn. 1 
could not help It. lor I loved him. I have 
lieen bitterly punished, for he has never 
ceased to love yon. I have told him all 
Lertt i.s over; makt him happy this Easter 
muriiinB. Your reiientant 

JEANNETTE. 

She remember I how the very life 
8eem( (l to no out of her as she noil- 
chnluiitly put the letter li:ii k iu its en- 
velope, handed it to liim and said: 

"Let us think thai 1 have never ro- 
celveil this lette-. I have been Oarrett 
Lelghton's wife for two years." 

Then he had turned and left her. 
The awful hour that followed- will the 
pain of it never leave her? When a 
heart breaks how can it continue to 
hold so luuch? Bob Is dead now. She 
will be dead, tdo, some day, and now 
she ha.s her home and her boy, and yet 
—and yet- - .No one can hear the bitter 
sobbing, it is so low and stided. 

A few minutes later the Garrett 
Leigbtous wall: (juietly to their pew 
lu the flower Ijetleeked, beautiful old 
church. The li;tle milliner in the gal- 
lery nudges aer friend and says: 
"That's my w  rk on Mrs. Leighton's 
head. Ain't tliey a handsome couple? 
And Just as happy as they can lie. You 
ought to see them lu their lovely home. 
Some folks do seem to have everything 
In this world."— Philadelphia Times. 



AN EASTER LOVE TEST. 



When Bill Hide* Ita Face. 

The peasanry of Sweden believe 
that Easter eve is an occasion upon 
which supernatural Influences pre\ail 
to a great extent, that all devils and 
witches are then abroad and that the 
fairies hold ,'jlgh carnival. All this 
char.i^es with the dawn of Easter morn- 
ing, for then no evil spirit dares stir 
abroad. All thlu 's   ril know th.Tt 
Christ, who triumphed over death and 
the grave, has risen i i -lory to curtail 
their power and ultin. itely destroy 
them. It is a Swc ii.sh superstitiou 
that all horses and mu'es full on their 
knees on Easter mornlu r. 



MldBiKht Mnaa In the Greek Chnrrh. 

MiduiKht ii.ass is said in churches of j 
the Greek faith, and j.ist on the stroke i 
of l:^ a loud knockiug commences at | 
the door and Is repeated several times. ; 
On the door beini; openetl the priests j 
and their choir hurry In, crying to the I 
worshipers, iii imitation of those of old | 
who brought the news of the tirst res- 
urrection to the disciples, "Christ is 
rlsenl" It requires but a minute to] 
change the scene from the gloom of the ! 
half lii;hted church to one ablaze with { 
many lighted tapers. j 



How France Keepx Henri de Mont- 
nioren *y*a Meniurr C*reen. 

In t'ires-les-.Mello. a small n of 
the department of Oi.se, in 
they have a strange method oi 
fate on Easter Monday. 

To undi'istand the custom it is neces- 
sary to glrince at an Incident in l-'rench 
history. When the coiisi.alile Henri Ue 
Montniori ncy. owner of the ehauieau 
at Mello. was so pursue l by the hatreii 
of Cardinal Richelieu that he was at 
last beheaded for the crime of high 
treason at Toulouse, his wile had a lit- 
tle chapel built iu the park of the 
chauleau and begged the ciirditial to 
permit her to place the remains of her 
husband iu it. 

Iticheliou and Louis XIII. denied her 
prayer, and she relired in sorriiw t" a 
convent, where she had a sumptuous 
chapel built, in which ire.v stand 
statues in marble of her anil her hus- 
band. 

But the little chapel of Cires-les-Mel- 
lo, tluiugh einply, bei aiiie the center of 
the plluriniage of lovers on accoimt of 
the alleciioii which had prompted it*? 
erection. It Is to this modest place of 
worship that youths and maiflens re- 
sort from mill's away on Easier Mon- 
day to learn their fate. 

Tlie mode of (liviuation is most curi- 
ous. The entrance to the chapel is pro- 
tected by a grill work through which it 
Is easy to pass your hand. The young 
man or woman who wishes to learu 
whether the chosen on ? will wed hlm 
or htr during the ensuing year takes 
a sou In hand and, putting the arm 
through the grill, tries to cast the sou 
on the altar. 

If the son falls ou the altar and stays 
there, it is thought certain that the 
saint will intercede for the lover and 
bring him, or her the happiness of mar- 
riage within the year. If, however, the 
coin should not fall on the altar or 
should roll off, adieu fpr a long time to. 
all hope of marriage. 

The sous of fortunate and unfortn- 
nate alike are gathered by the priest 
afterward and devoted to the purchase 
of masses for the unhappy.— Boston 
Globe. 



State Union Benevolent Society of Kentucky 

i INCORPr)K AT) I )) 



SUBORDINATE SOCieTIES 



X'alue of Lodge Prnpert^ 
General Worth.. 
Sick Beiiefits !' i 



.$15000 no 

f^ ~onr. 



GRAND L0D6E 



..$1500 (X. 
...$600 00 

....|3QO 00 



Value of Propert) 
Widow and Or'r han's Home Fuud 

Wonian s Board .'. ~ 

Financial Membership Department, iu operation one year 

and six mouth.s with three death claims j)aid $350 00 

General Worth, Grand I,odj(e and Subordinate Societies $28750 00 

DEATH CLAIMS PAID 

j Morri.son Fickland, Preston, Bath Co., Ky $12 50 

Sarah Howard, Mt. Sterling, Montgomery Co., Ky $50 00 

I Peter Mosby Minter, Fraukfo;t, Franklin Co., Ky $100 00 

j Total paid as death claims $162 50 

We want men and women of good moral character everywhere to 
1 build new lodge.s. lufornyUion furnished on application 
I .\ddress, P. W. L. JONFIS, Grand President, Mt. Sterling, K\ 



of the cold (iud cruel northern winter. 

These beautiful myths appear to have 
been s'.rau:;^^' si'.-.'.'.restive and Indies 
tlve Qf tha t great truth which was 
soon to follow them— to be boru Into 
the world and never to leavu it, come 
Kummer. come winter- iu the persoti of 
our Lord Jesus Christ 

It was the policy of the early church 
to give a religious' si}.'niticance to all 
those ancient und heathen customs 
which she could not easily uproot, lii 
this case of the not very devoted woi 
ship of the goddess Eastre. dilutea 
as It was with the leaveu of all man- 
ner of social gayety and festive re- 
joicing, the conversion w;.3 not a \ ery 
diflicult matter. The spirit of joy and 
festivity of the occasion was left un- 
touched. The caus^ alone was changed, 
and almost unconsclou.sly the Sa.'ii.ns 
acoef)teil new reasons and symi»athies 
without having to deviate from tl:eir 
established customs.— Living Church. 




EASTRE, GODDESS OF SPRING 



Hanfflnar Judaii In Mexico. , 

The most curious paschul custom 

which survives In Mexico is that of lb'' 
hanging of Judas. For days before 
Easter mer bants dlspl.iy in the streets I 
small and lartre wooden images o' 
Isi arlot, and these are bought in great ! 
■luantities by the natives, who ban;; 
them with much ceremony at Easter I 
time.   



SouveiiiiM .'or the dinner on EastP' 
Sunda ' f r for functio;l^; durini the 
I ■■ tiny rubLits or Eiister 

vitb Mited uuts or with 



The PaKan Ancestreu of a Gremt 
Christian Featival. 

Mauy of the most popular and curi- 
ous customs aud observances of E as- 
ter and Eastertide are 01 remote and 
pagan ori'_'iii. The name Easter itself 
is undoubtedly derived from the artis- 
tic appellation of an ancient Saxon 
tO'idess, "Eastri"" or "Eostre." This 
bright lady, tail and Haxeu haired, was 
popularly supposed to preside at the 
annual birth of tiie spring, when every- 
thing was renewed, when earth lie ;. 
to deck herself with llowers and be 
ty and heaven itself was clearer. ."^I.- 
v as evidently a relation of Siegfried, 
and before him of Baklur, ail of them 
types of tha glory and beauty lUat 
aro.se in 'he Vorld when the ■' 
spring was boni and the da 
Kj'jger, as Uie death of the gre;i - i 
heroes was also tyi)lcal of the decline 
of summer and it- ' at the bauds 



SeeinK the 9nn Dance. 

Ofie of the oldest Easter supersti- 
tious, around which cling many folk- 
lore tales and legends. Is the wide- 
spread belief in the sun participating 
in the general felicity of the season 
by daiicins in the heavens on Easter 
day. Devonshire maidens still get up 
early on the morning in question to 
ol)S;'! ve uot onl.v the dancing sun, but 
the lauib anti Hug iu the center of the 
di.sk. .\n old Sc:iti h belief makes the 
sun e\-, :i n:ore active, for there it is ex- 
whirl around like a mill 

'.rivi' Ibree !e:ip:-. — Nt w \vvk 

I'OJl. 



a- the Joy, the 



What you can 
save by dealing 
at 

HAINLINE'S RACKET STORE 

Your Shoes 



enduring love. 



Don't they need repairing 

I am a firstclass Shoemaker 
and will mt '^^ ^your Shoes 
I look  'j^e new at a very little 
! expei^iii. Call at our store. 



io b. 



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1. MORRIS 



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THE REPORTER. M"^ . ii u, KY. 



Saturday, April I4TI906. 



EASTER IN CAIRO. 

TDservance of the Day Most ITotAble 
Evf-nt of Year in the Egy^ 
inn City. 



A DUCK OF AN EASTLR BONNET 



At the Greek church in Cairo, the ob- 
hurvance of Easter i.s the moat notable 
• veul of the year. A traveler who at- 
t'Jiided a service there thus describes it: 

"A goodly portion of the early serv- 
1' f was coil.!': I ' ' I'ui the farther 
'Ifjjthb of tl. lie iconostas- 

There « . i, i.., m sight but 
the magnificent screen, but we coul'l 
heiir voices that seemed to come from 
the recesses of a cavern alternately 
chanting and intoning in strange, un- 
funiiliai' accents. 

"During this part of the service the 
church was ilimly lighted, and the curi- 
ously sarbeU flgures moving through the 
gloom in the body of the church seemed 
singularly weird and uncanny. At a 
given moment the lights were turned 
up, and each person in the audieuce 
lighted his candie. The great dome re- 
flected the myrtiids of lights \intil our 
eyes were almost blinded by the sudden 
glare. 

"At this point the golden door in the 
center of the iconnsinsis opened, and 
there came forth fr. in the holyof holier, 
into which IK) 1: . " in i.iuy enter, a 
pageant of scmlbavbaric .«i lendor. A 
Herald Krith staff in hand nnd wearing 
th* dress of the native Creek cleared the 
way. His .short, while kilt stood out 
like the gauze skirts of a ballet-dancer: 
he wore course, white stcckiugs, gar- • 
tered above the knee, and a rlchly-em- 
broiriHied zouave-Jacket. 

"IJoys carrying incense burners pre- 
ceded ihe patriarch, who was followed 
by acolytes, bishops, priests and other 
eccle.slastlcal dignitaries all in full 
canonicals and each carrying a lighted 
candle. 

"The vestments of the venerable 
patriarch were gorgeous with gold em- 
broidery and prpciouK stones. Some of 
the disirularies carried palm branches j 
In their hands. Of the two who wore 
near the end of the proce.ssion, one car- 
ri 'd an icon — sacred picture — the frame 
rl ' hly set in .iewels. which he turned to 
th** audience for veneration, while the 
other held in his hand a large Bible set 
with precious stones. 

"Forth from the 'royal door' they 
came through the center of the church, 
and with slow and measured step made 
their way into the courtyard — a mag- 
nificent spectacle. The (tignitaries gath- 
ered about the reading desk, while the 
patriarch recited the liturgy under the 
star-it sky."— The Pilgrim. 

AN EASTER REMEMBRANCE 

Pretty Booklet Which Can Be Made 
by Any Girl for a Friend at Very 
Little Cost. 




Easter in Mexico. 
A native Mexican Kastor is a curi 
ous exhibition of ignorance and super 
. !tition. The p opie delight in pro 
ces.^lons and In "/elrd ceremonies. At 
various places they enact passion 
Ijlays which arc' very real to the In 
dians. The cliaractrrs in Ihe play 
carry out their parts with great real- 
Ism. tTntll recently it was a com- 
mon occurrence for a man to volun- 
teer to be crucified, and actually to al- 
low his bigoted- countrymen to per- 
form the awful act. The volunteer 
wa.-; a criminal, who. if he came out 
of the ordeal -nlive, received a full 
and fr^e pardnn. It not infrequently 
liappened thai tho man was killed, for 
he was made to ride with his face tOr 
ward the tail of a mule, while tbe 
howling mob was privileged to beai 
him with sticks and stones. 



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News, with stock and chemisette of 
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insertion. This smart mode is made 
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A pretty Easter remembrance can 
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booklet, containing an appropriate or 
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The leaves and cover may be made 
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A 'Valentine Oame. 

A St. Valemine's post office Is al- 
waysgood fun. Request each guest to 
bring an original valentine; prepare a 
pretty box with a hole in the top to ] 
receive the missives as the gur- 'ig 
come in. Later in the evening Uave 
the valentines distributed pi miscu- 
ously, each one to be read aioud. tben 
gues.s who was the autlif ^ Partners 

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HOW MIRANDY 

GOT AHEAD. 

■Y MARY STEWART CUTTING. 

Author of • Little Stories of Married 
Lite." 

(Copyrif;ht, by Joseph £ Bowles.) 

Yes, uiy husband and I ;)ulica iifck 
and neck together to eara a living, 
aU but once, and then I got ahead. 1 
was always great on pluuuing. No, 
you coui.lii i do the way I did. Marian, 
uiy daiiKt,(er, she couldu t either. Kring- 
tn* up's illflerent. 

1 was brought up to work, but I 
B«ver knew what work was till 1 
moved out west with my husband. 
When he cut down logs, I helped haul 
'em; when he built the cabin, I pla9- 
t*r«d U; after he'd planted, I hoed; 
and from then on iliere wasn't a [jen- 
ny earned but I d helped to earn it. 

We had only one child— you know 
what Marian is. She was Just the 
•ame then— not big and large-boned 
iUu her father and me, but Just while 
and light and dancey— never strong. 
P»rhaps I d kept all the etrength for 
myself and hadn't any lelt to giv.' her. 
But even when she was allln' it was 
M Kiuble to take care of her- and 
1 planned for her. It was like living 
In the prandpst story that was ever 
written to ^lan for Marian; and pull- 
ing; ncrk  )nd neck we'd thriven mighty 
well, so's as soon as ' she got big 
enough we sent her to a school in the 
eaat. She was our only child, and we 
•ent her away from us; but it wasn't 
hard— nothing was hard, for we were 
planning for her; and we saved here 
and we gained there, afid she had the 
best, and by and by Joseph sold this 
piece pf land and that piece of land, 
and we tame with Ine money to New 
York and he began to speculate in the 
stock market. 

My, but the money flowed In! And 
for the first time my heart went dead 
tired. I sat in the hotel all day Ions;— 
you know what a hotel bedroom is. ' 
I sat there all day long while he was 
down speculating, and tatted— crazy 
work, tatting! I sat and tatted to keep 
from thinking, for I knew—! He was 
always giving me money for clothes. 
•Why don't you go out aild buy you 
a camel's hair shawl?" says he, "and 

black silk dress and a purple velve! 
bonnet." Land. I Just put him off 
saying I'd do it. Nearly every day he 
gave me a roll of money and told me I 
lo buy clothes; but I thought nothing 1 
—for I knew. I never went out of the 
room till he came home, and then j 
we'd Uke a walk toeether -he all 



, and me In niy ol'I du.is with 
I Uo-drt dead tired in me. From the 
 ■•-' I'd warn him— I'd worked for the 
■IV y, too— but he wouldn't hear to 
"W, so I shut my mouth. It's 
' thing to know when to sav? 
lit breath on a man. 
No, my dear, you couldn't have put 
'! at n.oney by and never used a* penny 
and neither could Marian; but Hior» 
*as something Into me si' 
stronger than the buyinK di 
Mat the thousihl of It didn't ; 
me as much as a fly's wing ii, 
was waiting— and I knew. You r.iu 
;,et along without a sight of thiii ;.f, 
if yoi; only think you can. I niad« 
in'ni send and pay up Marian's schoui 
iiig "way 'ahead. 

Well, like a woman In a dream, I 
lived, waiting— waiting— for what was 
•lire to come; and It rame! U waa 
tailed out in ili while I sat 

I'V tUf marble !' ; ,-an tatting; 

and a woman I knew caiiie in and said: 
'(»h, there's a smasb-up, an awful 
?!;iiisli-iip In Wall stre ^— maybe your 
tushaiid's ruined." And I rose from 
riy chair and I rolled up my tatting 
and flung it dnwn on the marble, and 
I said: "Oh. If he Is, I'm glad of it!" 
 nd I stretched my arms out with the 
first free feeling I'd had In four 
months. 

'Glad!" says ihe woman, and she 
looked as If I'd R jne crazy. Perhaps I 
lad. 

Ther I heard Joseph's step coming 
^iwn the corridor, halting — halting. 
Whrn he came In his face was white 
clay. 

"Miiandy." he said, and stopped and 
stared at me; then he groaned. "On, 
poor mother, poor mother! You're 
smiling so I can't bear to tell you. 
We're ruined. I've lost every cent we 
had in the world!" 

"Is that aH?" said I. "Well, lefa 
pif right down and plan where we'll 
go this summer." "Where -we'll g'o 
Miis summer?" says "he, staring at me. 
' I'an'l you understand? We're ruined! 
Mlrandy. Mlrandy! We've got to begin 
again, hoeing corn and binding shoes."' 

"Humph!" says I. "what you need; 
I? rest; you've been living on your 
nerves for four months. Y'ou and me'il 
go away to some nice quiet place in 
ihe country, and Just rest up. All i 
you want's time enough to turn around 
In, and you'll get on your feet again, 
easy. Just take time to turn around." | 
"Who's to pay for it?" he says. "Oh, j 
poor woman, your senses are gone!"! 
and he hid his face in his band. I 
went and pulled 'em down, and stuck | 
a big roll of bills Into 'em. i 

"Here," says I. "It's a thousand del- i 
lars I'f e never spent any of what you [ 



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KHve ine rve u«eii planning we a lake 
a re^t Look up," says 1 "and laugh!" 
bill h»- didn't laugh. He pulled me 
down untu his knee, and hid his old 
lacs with the gray bfavd on my shoul- 
dei There ain't any clothes in the 
world could have evened up to that 
moment. 

Aliri that we pulled neck and neck, 
same as before, and we pulled clear 
out into the open. Spending's a fine 
thins — but saving's finer, when you 
i.an 1.) it — you couldn't, nor Marian — 
brln.mng up's different. 

Grt out that checker-lioard. for the 
pain's tuning up again and I'm plan- 
ning to beat you at a gann- of check- 
era. Playin' checkers is a .sight bet 
ler ihan grumbling. 

'I'lif fjoveiimif'iit of Turkey ie 

ciillnd ill (liploinatit^ iau^iKi^e the 
Siililiiuc I'ortf. TliP origin of th*' 
ft rm in iu the oriental custom of 
iiilmiiiistei'ing justice at the gates 
1)1 lilt- jialace. In time the phrase 
li»-" iiiiie avDoiiyinous witli the gov- 
eiuim-nt itself. Trojau councils 
wen- held in the gates of Priam's 
palace, and Xenophoii calls the 
Pi I rtiauconrfthe Gate." Moham- 
niid II, founder of the present Ot- 
to nan empire and sultan from 
H.'il .to 1481, styled his capital 
'•n he Lofty Oate of the Royal 
T. fit." Through French, the Ian- 
).■ ige of diplomiiiy, "Lofty 
ti..te"' became "Siibliiue Porte." 



THElRnPORTHR. MT. STERLING, KY., Saturday , April 14 1906. 

where ye from?" questlonea Buck 
luirst. 

"Just down from Uawson and bound 
.;r ihe new strike at Faro mounialQ. ' 

That's where we'rt- goin'," said 
iTioraas. "We'rie from St. Michaels.' 

.Matka entered at this moment from 
his care ol the dogs, and with famished 
face stared curiously at the vanishing 
food. 

Captain cleared his throat uneasily. 
"We had an accident down the 
roast," he began; "Matka upset my 
sled in an ice crevice and lost all the 
iiitfit. Fortunately we saved a little 
tioiir and some seal oil that I brought 
ilong for dog feed. Wo ve traveled 
20t) miles on that diet, and if it isn't 
asking too much, gentlemen, I'd like to 
buy enough of your grub to last mi- 
and my boy here to Faro mountain. 
I m simply famishing for something to 
r-at." 

"Wo ain't got any more grub than 
we want," said Thomas 

•Yes." echoed Buckhurst, "we've 
lauled this grub clear from St. 
Michaels, and we want what there is 
jf it ourselves." 

The hungry newcomer smiled a 
frank, ingenuous smile, while his voice 
iook on a gentle tone. 

"G*'ntlemen, you don't seem to real- 
ize what it is to hit the trail on an 
?nn'" ■•M  irh T haven't eaten for 
Hi this cold bites hard. 

.N'ani' price. You can get more 

4rub at Karo, and — " 

"No! I don't know what it is to go 
■lungry. and don't Intend to learn, 
either! ' roughly interjected Buckhurst. 
'mboUil 'led by the other's apparent 
imidity. 
Then he paused abruptly. 
A liig black six-shooier had leaped 

0 the stranger's hand and lay care- 
easly therein 

With a sharp gasp of incredulity 
Thomas instinctively shoved his hands 
roofwards till his heels left the floor 
Buckhurst pipe in hand, with gap- 
ing jaws, rose stiffly, hack to the wall. 

' FortunateVy I am not a quick-tem- 
jered man." purred he of the dulcet 
ones, "or I'd injure you curs! Don't 
iry any quick movements. This gun 
las the easiest trigger I ever saw, and 

1 was born with Ihe gift of marksman- 
ship. 

■ Face the wall, both of you," com- 
manded ilic st'ranger. "Hands up! 
Now. Matka, divide that grub. Half 
and half, you savvy? Two piles, all 
•same." 

With an alacrity born of hunger the 

?ui(1e obeyed 

"Matka. tell the squaws to hitch up 
he strangers' dop^s: they're goint^ to 
leave in a few minutes" 

"Now get into your clothes." com- 
manded Captain. 

"It's your turn now " growled Buck- 
hurst. "but if I don't get ye some day, 
I hope I rot! " 

The sled shot down the hank to the 
dim trail which wound like a thread 
along the gleaming coast, and witUou; 
a look behind at the tow of curious 
faces they plunged into the silent cold. 



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A Mining 
Camp Verdict 

By REX E. BEACH 



iCupjriiiUt. IWi. by Jus«i n U. Uuoiex.) 

Buckhurst and Thomas lashed their 
' bleeding ilogs up the steep bank, paiis- 
' mg Leiore the door of a log cabin, 
j Howling curs swarmed from the vil- 
i iage roofs, while out from the low tun- 
nels crawled tattered, fur-clad Eskimo 
■hlldren and silent women. From the 
abin a wrinkled old man tottered, 
I speaking guttural words of welcome to 
i the newcomers. 

"Here'a a go. pal!" said Buckhurst, 
as be unlashed the bulging sled. 'It's 
all iiquaws and kids. 1 wonder where 
Ihe bucks are." 

"Uiinno, and what's more, I don't 
•are! " replied Thomas. "What I want 
is something; to eal, and mighty quick, 
too." 

In haltiDK words and eloquent ges- 
tures the old chief explained that the 
I men had gone hunting and would not 
! return for many days. 

"He says the grub is gone and 
they're all starving." 

"Serves 'em right!" grumbled the 
ither, as he strained at the heavy 
grub-box. "They it ought to work sum-^ 
mers and lay up a grub-staKu. 'Sposi- 
now. tbey want tu eat ours, liiai we've 
hauied 300 miles Well. 



As Buckhurst prepun'.j iii  w.-irome 
meal within, willing hands bniught 
wooden bowls of water from the dis- 
tant hole, while old women, weak with 
hunger, mutely laid offerings of dried 
,;hlps, grasH and driftwood for thf fire. 

Weeks before hunger had stilled the 
childish laughter of the village, and 
teething babes sucked at rawhide 
thongs, while the elders gnawed on 
bits of bone and salmon fins which 
promised nourishment. 

Thomas, knife in hand, sliced thin 
strips of bacon for the pan, while Chief 
Joe eagerly gathered the moldy rinds 
and apportioned them among the 
mothers, who muttered tu the skin- 
clad infants In their arms 

St)on a fragrani steam of cooking 
food, of boiling coffee and frying meat. 
I filled the low room Children cried 
ioftly. while the squaws stirred un- 
easily and moistened their lips 

rnmindful of the hungry sounds. 
Buckhurst and Thomas voraciously fell 
to and noisily cleaned up dish after 
dish. 

The low door swung back to admit 
i stooping figure, which straightened 
up sliowing the tall form and clean- 
■;haven features of a while man. 

"How are you. gentleme: .' I judged 
rom your sled outside iha there were 
- rangers slopi)ing here. 

"All right, Matka!" he called through 
the door. "Unhuok the dogs; we'll lie 
jver here till to morrow." 

"Yes, captain," came liaok from out- 
.Ida 



"I say agaiu, we must maintain law 
and order." 

The governor paused and gazed at 
the bearded population of Faro Mo-iu- 
lain, which had assembled at the 
Northern saloon. He continued: 

"These stran.pers have been robbed 
of that which is more precious in this 
dasolaie country than gold—their food 

"Loni; ago we formed regulations 
governing this camp, which read, im- 
mediately foUowing the section refer- 
ring to the return of stray dogs, as fol- 
lows: Any person or persons con- 
victed of stealing grub or provisions 
of any kind shall be publicly whipped 
at the post iu front of the A. C. com 
pany s store, and forced to leave cauip 
12 hours thereafter.' 

"Therefore, as it is your pleasure 
to carry out the letter of our law, as 
chairman of this meeting, I will ap- 
point Mr. Barton, Kid" Sullivan and 
Brocky Dick to execute the sentence 
upon the accused, if he shoulii have th« 
temerity to appear among us. 

•This meeting is adjourned. 



A man opened the door closed 
carefully behind him. and said la 



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THE REPORTER, IMT. STERLING. KY., Saturday, April 14 1906 



leiise voice: "Here they (;om«! 

The commitlee Bled to the bar and 
backed against it, while the eager 
crowd pressed forward along the walls 
and grouped themselves behind the 
tables. 

The door opened toldly and a man 
entered, followed by a native. Barton 
sprang toward him with a cry. and, 
grasping his hand, wrung it fiercely. 

"Why, Cap! Is It you, Cap? Where 
did you oome from? Come here and 
let die look at you, Charley! This Is 
a good sight!" aud dragging the smil- 
ing visitor by the arm, he brought 
him toward the light, where the rest 
of the committee stood bewildered. 

"Yes, I'm Charley, all right!" an- 
swered the other. 

He felt a heavy hand on his shoul- 
ler, while the pitted visage of Brocky 
I If ok was ihrust before his eyes. 

"Quess ye don't remember 'Brocky.' 
do ye? Ye ain't forgot that day at 
White Horse rapids, when ye dragged 
ine off them rocks half-diowned, have 
ye? Well, I aint! Put her there!" and 
turning to the indignant onlookers, he 
■laid: "Gents, they's a vacancy on 
this here committee from now on!" 

"Me, too," cried Barton. "I resign 
ray place!" 

"What's the trouble?" said Captain, 
scanning the angry faces surrounding 
blm; then, spying the hairy front and 
sneering eyes of Buckhurtt and 
rhomas: 

"Ah! Ix)oking for more trouble are 

! M?" 

"That's him!" louuiy proclaimed 
Kuckhurst. "I want to know what 
this camp's goin' t6 do with this here 
itrong-arm man." 

Th6 governor mounted a chair and 
legan: 

"Gentlemen, a nii.scarrlage of justice 
seems imminent. Two of our commit- 
tee have refused to act, and aa chair- 
man of the recent meeting. I will ap- 
point in their places Big Mike' and 
Mr Jones of Australia. 

To Matka's questioning eyes, the 
:Ircle of stubborn faces boded trouble, 
le loosed his knife in its sheath, and 

king his place beside Captain, 
•ched with wary glances for a hos- 

e sign. 

"Yes! I held you up," said Captain; 
hut I was starving, and you refrsed 
me grub — " 

"Don't ye believe him!" yelled Buck- 
aurst, while a murmur of dlsbeliaf 
ioun4ed from the crowd. "He just 
ivalked in on us and took it." 

"You lie!" Captain's voice cooed soft 
ind clear. 

At the words the crowd, dividing, 
icrambled hastily toward the walls out 
it range, leaving Captain and Buck- 
hurst facing each other. 

The governor tactfully cleared his 
hroat and began: 

"Sir, you have admitted that you 
■obbed these men at the poRit of a 
{un. You can't expect us to believe 
;hat these gentlemen refused food to a 
lungry 'musher.' " 

"Sure. Tha!t don't go." scoffed a 
jearded bystander. "I reckon you've 
ibout had your little say." ■ 

■ Well. I haven't had my little say," 
uiirmured Captain. "I want you to 
aear the truth of this matter." 

"The truth!" said the governor. "I 
lon't see why we'd ouxht to take your 
*ord any more tITan these other fel- 
ers. Who are ye. anyhow?" 

"He's Charley ("aptain," chorused 
barton and the "Kid." "You've all 
leard of Captain, squarest man on the 
tfukon. You Dawson men remember 
:he rescue of the Porcupine party, 
lon't ye?" 

A murmur of surprise greeted the re- 
narks and men looked curiously at the 
lero of many wintry tales, while in a 
•pspeL-tful silence be briefly told of his 
weetiug with the fwo at the village. 

A yellow mackinaw gframed above 
he crowd while the voice of Big Mike 
oared: "Meeting will come to or- 
Jer!" 

"Go%ernor, you're chairman. Now. I 
nove ye that the committee transfers 
ta affectionate attenshun to them two 
skunks!' " 

"Second the motion!" cried the camp 
io one voice. 

■ ;;arried!" shoutSd Mike. 

Va the governor saya, we're goln' 



o jjrotec! tile law an uruei nere aur- 
n the blooniin' growth of our buddin' 
:amp. and we ain't got room for fellers 
ike you. See! You git! Meeting is 
idjourned." 

As he stepped down from his chair, 
le continued: "Well, governor, maybe 
t ain't accordin' to Roberts' Rules and 
Parliament Practice.' but ii'g accordin' 
'o Alaska." 

'And Hoyle." added Jones, the deal- 
ir. while in the chonis of laughter 
he door closed on the figures of Buclc- 
iiirfil and 'ih,)iuas 



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Louisville, Ky., Home 'Phone 3813 

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do well to see him before renting or selling. He also fills 
Pen.sion %oucheis and uegociates with attorneys in Wash- 
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THE"REPORTER. MT. STERLING. KY., Satur t: 



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The C. M. E. Church. -Exterior View. 



M. ,vii I L-iltLL. 

J. M. Mitchell is the 

n -^tor of the C. M. E 
"las a congregation of a 
.•,ui a membership of 400 
te'l has i a.stored soiiik 
(il ti: - JI.SI clnirches in the cmi- 
i-.eciion Ht- one of the leading 
ministers ol hi.sclinreh. As a fin. in 
nd pnstor he has no snpi-riors 
his serm  ns aie well prepar- 
.iiid n!')-t excellentlv lendri- 
}Ic is a member . f the Gener- 
I of the Church and has been 
•r .1 s- s It 111 IV ! ,• truly 
him ihit lie is a progressive 
n mi' ister. TliouL'h ' this is 
vear inMt. Sterling, he can 
l is III r"lv hy his iiCijUailU- 
anc's. His idaalsare high an eno- 
hln I ' 'istiaii gentleman. 



SURRENDERED 
HIS CLAIM 

By ANNIE B. HOUSEMAN 



iCup i nut. 1*0. V.  .l .sel.ii K How Its 1 

U W.1S ,1 rougli riiad in ihe Blue 
Kidl'e r:ui: f away up in that pari ol 
Ni;rth Car.'l.iia wUerp there is liUle 
mere of ri\ ili/.ati( :i than Is loiind In 
8uy typical moiiiuain (ountry; but the 
fa:t was scarcHly iioliietl l y ilif man. 
whose jog trotting little Jeniiey mean- j 
dered stoliilly aloiis ] 

They were a in-tnliarly well-mated | 
pair— this man and lieaat To a| 
rloae observer rhey bore ea 'h other 
a rirseiiiblaiife .Most liliely it was a 
sinniarlty in their dispo.silions. thouRh 
1 hasieu to abaolve Hall .leiikin.s from 
Ihe little creature's Inlieriteil rii.irat- 
tfristic, for while hf was bumble and 
p j  lit and stolid and stupid, be wa.s 
i d of no very ui;uked will pow- 
er. :.iul \vi' all iiucler.-..li iiil fuMy the 
m ar.ing of '•stubboin as a nmle." 

It was growini; w.irni. ami Jr-nin   
vas getting tired, as tliey liid come 
t^M mile.s from Lowell, and II was 
I , .. long past noon. and. Ih mgh she 
CDiWd lioa.^t that her speed bad been 
po ul on this rorky road. Jennry was 
n 1.1 a wull-rcmcmbered little 
that they should be nearins. 
uii 1 it her steps were slower. Ihcy 
werr quite decided, while her ears Hew 
forward and backward ni.ue raiJidly. 

Th? rider did not perceive this. He 
was (hlnkins of the rude little hut 
«hat was his home, and the pretty wife 
who awaited him. and the child. 
How pleased .she would be with the 
candy -real red striped sticks— and 
the bright little dress he had bought 
I r her! He remembered so vividly 
1 day he met Liza and the child at 
I, Ivowell fajr. 

1 iie little one was trotting along 
and prattling .so cunningly that he 
pave li T some candy, after which 
she lieiMrae so friendly that she In- 
sisted upon him being her escort to 
nee the pigs and horses. Of course 
be waF delighted at Ihe opportunity 
of niHPtine lAiS- and her parents, and 
soon I hey were all good friends. 

.Aftrr this Jeniiey often made the 
trip 1" Lowell, viliich fact explains her 
ih.ii M'h knowltilKP of the road; and 
.V, Hall ncv.M knew how it hap- 

m 1 Lixa promised to he his wife 
1 be weat in search of the old man 
1 . asU liis cousenl, for this kind uf 
t;.in2 Is c  aducted about tlic same v av 






C. M. E. Sunday School Officers and Teachers 

Interior View of Church 

Alexander Bowen. Supt., Miss Wellsle Davis, Seb'y- 



the V, orld over. 

The  5ld man had coughed, and, eas- 
ing himself around in the chair, spat 
quite far off the little portico; then 
crosied and recrossed his legs several 
times, and drawled out: 

••\Vaa-l. ya-ass, I reckon so— but ye 
know Liza do be fond o' the chile I 
guess ye be Mowin' to take 'em both?" 

Hall smiled now to remember that 
he crew almost angry at this, and re- 
pliei! that he would not dream of sep- 
arating them, even if Liza should be 
willing. 

• Waa l, ye sec. 1 low d as how ye'd 
hettcr know thai we uns don't know 
who the chile's father be— an'— fur as 
our love fur Liza goes, don't give a 
dnru; we loves 'em both, an' is glad 
ou 'em, but ef you an' her Is sot om 



eaih (.ihcr an  ou vt- a nun 10 laKe 
•eni an- ireal em while— all right. But ' 
long as 1 live i 'lows to see em well ; 
treated " | 
Hall expressed the proper gratitude , 
anu went back to Liza. Soou he took | 
her to his little home and provided 1 
her with all the rude comforts pos- I 
sible, and right happy she seemed to I 
be, and the child was a constant joy. 
I True, she was not his own, but; she j 

■ was Liza's, ami fo was his. and in j 
his weekly visits to town he never 

I forgot to bring a gift with whit h to 

■ win from her a delighted try aiid al 
I hearty hug. j 
I Jenney was very near her goal now, ] 
' and at the ^il-'hl of its shining sur- 
face, jogged up a few steps and waded 
In with evident delight. She went 



In up to her knew, and itretcht* lt*r 

short neck out to drink M she weal 
• little deeper, while pullwi felt 

feet up on her back. 
Truly, this was a oool, piMMnt 

place, and between drinks Jenney •fod 
admiringly a shady spot besid* tke 
road under some large trees. Vwtty. 
this was a good place to rest. b«t IT«II 
would not care to stay here loBg; fet 
knew of a much more promising reit- 
ing-place further on. where tbVe 
would be loving hands tQ walwaa. 
and a nice dinner to refresh the In 
aer man. Poor Jenney! her reMonlac 
I could not reach so far; she had found 
a nicer cool place, that just suited hw. 
' and when Hal! finally urged her t» 
I niov3 on, she stepped a little further 
1 in and planted her fore- feet decidedly. 



THE REPORTER, MT. STERLING, KY., Saturday. April (4111906 



A lo ik of stony dpspalr s|ir( a(1 ovpr ( 
H(ill's iface. He know Jenuey Mor' 
than iince he hail seen Jeiincy |ilani 
herself just so. with iho result iBai 
Hall walked on home, after iis«k's.si  
piilriii^. whipping aud cursing; thei 
leaviiig her to return home at hn 
leisure. But never before had thi 
circumstances been just thase. 

Hall groani'il and cursed a little, and 
tried persuasion and a few blows 
whii 1) lacked emphasis, because hi 
knew Iheni to hp nsi Ir.-.s and thtn : 
beiu,'. very patient, he decided to jus; 
Bit there awhile — possibly .lenney 
would relent ere long. , 

'i'hey wore In a truly ridiculous po 
sitlou; at lea.5t It seemed so to 
man whose larr^. well-fed well 
groomed h rsh euiiiged from the in 
definite sj^te^vhcre behind, and hi 
seemed to take in thf situatiim easily 

Hall, who b ill dt-iid.^d to Kcl dowi 
an J walk ti r I slightly in thi 

saddle, aud lonUu.l al tlie sirai 

\vi h 3 'H ;iii( ..lly helpless exp.'. : 
They r"7ari!tl eaih oihei a lew i 
menla. ib- i s-rasp n.a; anew the ab 
sur lily of ih;- tliim; loth m.n bur.-: 
Into a h.-nrty gr-lTaw thai made 111' 
wood-5 r!'i:' ' 1 tier bead 

lu see II, I 

•fhe stru ,L i ...1 a all. lank, but 
well-made man. of about He was 
comioriably drcas^d, and wot.; h.y,, 
boots and a slouch hat. His face was 
noticeable for large, dark eyes and a 
heavy brown inustaihe. Around his 
waist were drpositea a brace of I'e- 
volvers and a Knife. 

' Wall, fr"en'," he called, '"guess yer 
need lie'p. Been thar long?" 

"Naw," answered Hall, 'not very; 
but I doan guess nobody kin he'p me 
much. I'll ha'f ter wade an' walk it. " 

The stranger rode into the stream, 
almost touching Jenney as he 
iialled, and they began discussing 
ways and means. They had about 
decided to transfer Hall to the other 
side on the horse, and then attaching 
Jenney's bridle to the horse's girth, 
try pulling; when lo! there was a 
gentle whinny from Jenney as she 
moved up to the stranger's saddle-bags 
and began snitting. 

"By jingo!" cried Hall. 

"Nothin' better." drawled Ibe 
stranger, as be knowingly looked at 
Hall and moved on across the stream 

Jenney followed the scent of corn 
and oats, and by the judicious use of 
a few handfuls was coerced on her 
way as stolidly and jog-trottiugly as 
ever. 

When they were fairly started Hall 
thanked the stranger, who said, 
haslily; 

"Not 't all." and they went on a 
few paces in silence; then the stranger 
said, indifferently: "Been to Lowell'.' " 

" Yaas." 

"Any news?" 

■'Naaw. nothin' particular, 'ceptin' 
Ben .Heubin's gang's 1)' en out ag'in. 
and no hope   ' caubin o' 'em." 

"What Ihey been at this time?" 

"(lot one o' their pards out o' Low- 
ell Jail, 1 believe, an' be'ped emselfs 
to horses." 

"Glttin' kinder bad, air they?" 

"So they say, ' answered Hall, light- 
ly, "but they doan bother me; seems 
how 1 doan believe nobqdy'd have 
Jenney." 

Both men laughed. 

"Naw." said the stranger, decided- 
ly, with a peculiar inflection, "I doan 
Uiink ye need *o be a-scar'd. Jenney'd 
be a right dangerous animule fur the 
gang." 

Again they rode in silence. Hall 
was not much of a talker, but soon 
the stranger spoke with true moun- 
tain distinctness: 

"An' what may be yer name, fr'en? 
an' how fur be ye goin' this road?" 

If this question was unpleasantly 
personal and pointed, the honest Hall 
did not feel it. but answered, readily: 

"1 keep the straight road after you 
reach the Pikeville fork, and go on 
about four mile. My name's Hall 
Jenkins, and I call my place Happy 
Hollow; but Liza, my wife, 'lows 
Sleepy Hollow 'd suit it best." and 
Hall's pale blue eyes smiled into the 
mustached man's brown ones, that 




THE MT. STERLING CORNET BAND 




James Hathaway, A. M.. M. D. 



Prot . Jjime.s S. Hathaway is a 
gracUiatc of Berea College and al.so 
of till- .State Medical College of 
I-oiiisvilic, Ky. After ,h\s giadiia- 
linii from Berea, he wa.s given a 
chair in his almatnater. which he 
helil for quite awhile. When he left 
Bei ea, he accepted the .siiperinten- 
ship of the City Schools of Mays- 
villf. where he taught for several 
years; He was then elected dean of 
the Xormal school at Frankfort. Ky 
which position he now holds with 
credit to himself an and honor to 

were tilled now with a strangely hos'- 
iiie gleam. 

"So! ye be married— who d ye 

marry?" 

Hall's siuHe widened perceptibly. 
•Miss Liza Hutch, up at l.ow«U— we 
been man ied now three mouths " 
"Humuh!" snorted the st; ^ ' 



the .state. Thiough his sfforts and 
by his on the General A.s.seinbly. 
he has placed it on a level with the 
other normal schools of this coun- 
try. It was he who had its name 
changed to the Normal and Indus- 
trial Institute of Kentucky. 
The girl's dormitory when complet 
ed wili he the best buiiding of its 
kind in the state. He was Pres, of 
the State Teacher's Association for 
several years. He is a ■ ' 
.scholar, ;i hard ^tii'lfiit 
tiangentlemai. 



whose white teeth now pn ■ 
into his lips. There was a 
gleam in his eyes now. aud his iian . 
played nerxously atiout his belt as he 
glanced furi .ely at Hall CertainW 
there was ii' 'thing ofrcusive in thi- 
kind-looking little man upon his 
, ,,v initi I In fact, a mort- humblu 



and friendly looking pair could uanll^ 
he found, and soon the ugly look fade 
from the stranger's face, and iiit«) .i 
there crept a pained, weary expreo 
sion. 

"Then I guess yer've got the little 
'un. too, eh?" he asked, calmly. 

"Oh. yes." said Hall, "an' a joHx 
purty little joy she is, loo." 

The stranger said nothing a 
and once more silence reigned. lla.i 
wan thinking and wondering In i 
vague, undefined way, in which t'bf'u- 
was a little curiosity as to how thi.-- 
stranger came to know of the little 
one. but he never thought to ask. 
The stranger was thinking, too, and 
evidently his thoughts were vX t 
happy ones, for in the depths of his 
brown eyes one could havr rul ;i Imu' 
story of sadness. 
Neither spoke until ni .■ in-ami ■ 
I Pikeville fork, then .the stranger 
! mind seemed decided on some que- 
i tion, and suddenly straightening uip 
j III" readjusted his belt. tiBhtcued bi- 
! reins and drawled out as though ther. 
bad never been an emotion in hi- ' 
and certainly was not now: 

"Waal, fr'en', I am glad yor au 
Liza's happy, and that you're good to 
; her an' the little 'un. 1 giiess I'd be(* 
( ler tell yer that Liza belongs u  me h\ 
right of first jiosscssion, an' tJi. 
'un is mine because I'm her : 
but seein's my name's Ben Reuum 
this climate ain't healthy fur me. !■ "; 
no place ter live sfQAdy, so I doau 
min" the little un bein' called Jenkins. 
I come this time to fetch 'em both 
but found in Lowell that Liza ^^•n 
married. Waal," and lli 
ble in his drawl. 'I 
I guess they both be bi iiti oil m yt i 
hands than mine, and they're your i. 
now, so I. give up, but 1 guess I'd bet 
ter tell yer. an' I doan want yer t. 
furglt, et 1 ever h'ar   ' yer a mis 



treatin' cither one 
leave » 
to lay li 
Hall 



I hem, 1 won 



tiiiu now iij .1 
through whiil 
muei standing was faint I 



■■\fiu need not tell Liza 'bout seeiii 
, iiiif loarb 'be little on- uot 



luched hi 
nil 1)1 his riding whip, strui k in 
a smart blow with its 



the 
hor 

disappeared down the Fil 



ts end an ! 



Don't 'ail to read our ads 



'0 THEIREPORTER. MT. STERLING. KY., Saturday, April 14 1006. 




The Egg of th« 
Aepyorrt ■ 3 v^^ vj? 



II. G. Wt I 

Aul.'fir of Tne Marlliir ^ 



1.S 



,1 ui.y. law., b) J,,,.-.. 

Tlir inxii with thf 



afai..-(l tar 



Mdi shdil 



.\. y Mai shall i^i the oldt-st iie 
t;ro iiiidt'itaker 111 this coinilv. In 
tact he is the oldest iiiKlertaker in 
this ooniit\' white nr Ma.-k. Mar- 
shall for many \t-ars was the nn- 
Jertakcr and iiiihol .tert- r lor John 
IJiidsav, one of the first iind. rtak- 
er of this t-o'.inty; After liis dtath 
Mr. Mar.sh.ill did lll)hol^tering at 
his li.nne. I'or the last few vrs. he 
ha-i heon identified with the under 
taUing; hiisiness under the st\ le nf 
Bdlts Co. W hile he has not been 
to the late .schools of einbalniino', 
vet lie has a practical knowledge 
)f lioth arterial and atxlnininal eni- 
I) dining that places him on par val 
ne with other undertakers. He 
ownsa nice dwellinu; on east locust. 




inxii 

I.a i.-i; Dvt r the taLlH 
■'V/tll- Viiu've hi-arrl or   nv A^oy 
iri. i''" said he. 

liaihir." I aiiswereil Tiie  ve go; 
liiisjfc l« n'-. it soeuis n ; ily a van) 
•Mj.. Muii^ter the th.na imisl hav 



■ I' wa-i a m n t r .Stiibad s nu 
V jiisi a U'Bi-iid .if • iii Ijin »h» 
".I iIkv Hurt ih^si' l.oii.'s''"' 
■■ThiPi  or four years aeto. Why?" 
Why? Because 1 found Xm— it » 
neaily 2tl years ago!" 

lie paused "l siipoose it's the 
same place. A kind of .swaaip alxiu- 
mile- north of ^ iiiafiaiiarivo. on ih  
east coast of Madanasiar And. aoiue 
how, there'.s soni. thliig in the water 
lhal keeps things from deraylug I)i1 
I hey get any more egga? Some of the 
1 found were a toot and a aal( 
long. We went for eggs, me and a 
native chap, and found the bones at 
IhH same time. It's funny work. You 
tro proliing into the mud with iron 
rods, you know. Usually the egg 
gets smashed. 

■ I wonder how long It la since these 
Aepyornises really lived" The mis- 
sionaries say the natives have legends 
alHiMl when they wen- alive, but I 
never heard any su -h stories myself. 
But r rlalnly those eggs we got were 
aa fifsh as If thev had been new 
laid. 

"1 had three perfectly fresh eggs. 
Well, we put em in the boat. an l then 
I went up to the tent to make some 
fofffe. InridcntHlly. I was admir- 
ing iht swnnip under the sunset, all 
lila  k and bluod-red it was in streaks 
-a b.-aiititiil sight. And meaiiwliiie be- 
hind iiiv liacis my lieuihLMi was plotting 
to Pi!t off wlih the boat aii.l leavf me 
all aliiUe Willi ihreij days provisions 
r.n'l :i canvas i nt 

"I heard a Kind of a yp|;i behind me 
an l ilii i.- lie wa.- - 211 y.n.ii. irmu land. 



John Owlngs 

Jijhn (Jwin^s who was born and 
reared in this county is classed a- 
inon r the best tinners of this city. 
He has always lived in this town 
and coimtv. He was the first Negro 
to liavc charge of a tin shop in this 
\t present he is in ilu eni- 
pli)  "I I'A- 1/ Williams. 
He liastlone many first class jobs of 
tnrninii in this town; which has 
luaile for aim cjiiiiea reputation, as 
a Professional tinueer. He owns a 
beantiff' home on the vicinity of 
M t. Slerliiig. 




t:aKi»-r Kkkh In Huasia, 

The i;:is r evi.' i.-^ iisi-.l in the Rns- 
eiau   liiiicli as u s  iiii.ol of kiiLilly feel- 
insr lielwi-eM til.' ' leri'yiMHii and his 
flock. .¥t tin- i iiuelusioii of the serv- 
ices tlie iiiemljei s of the eo!i'.'re7atlon 

•■•lick Witll till- :.LU-U as 

glasses J V clinked irhs are 

drunk at i .i , . : 



THIC .MAN W l'lH THE S "AR PAUSED 

I realized in a momeut what was up, 
then I aimed. 

" Over he went, and th« paddle with 
him. It was a prerlous hitky shot 
with a revolver 

"I fell a precious fool. 1 can tell 
yon There was that black beach, flat 
swamp, all behind me, and the Hat sea. 
(old after the sunset, and Just this 
blari; canoe drifting steadily out to 
sea. I tell you. I cursed museums and 
all the rest of It. 

"There was nothing for It but to ' 
swim after. I swam like a champion. ; 
though my legs and arms were ach- 
iug. I came up to It by the time the 
stars were fairly out. 

• My three eggs and the bones were 
j lying in the middle of the canoe, and 
the keg of water and some coffee and 
biscuits. There was no paddle, so I 
settleo to drift until I was ylcked up 

' I lirlfted ten days, said ttie man 
with the acar. "It s a little tblng m 
iLa telling. Isn't It? Every day waa 



III 9 "ie la F- fcit In th. ri."!rn5aj 
Hid iht evi'iii;ii; I i]." fr l ( |i! a lo.ik- 
"111 fven- the l^taz. Was -;o infeniul 
I diiliii'see 11  ail alter ib- (irsi th.H'^ 
ijv^ and ili.ise I did See took no nj- 
I li t III nie 

Tht :-»- -ond da» I hroa. hprt one of 
'he iivorii 1.-^ e^ivs. scrap-.'d ihe siieil 
ai 111.' end bit bv liit. and tried 11 
mil I nas glad to li.id It was go.id 
'noii-b 10 tai rlie serouj eRii I fipened 
il oiii ihe e|i.:h h dav and 11 scared me ' 
The mail wlih ihf scar paused 
Ves he said, "developing ' 
I aare say you hnd 11 baid to he- 
•leie I did wiih llie ihing before 
nie There ihe egs I'ad been sunk 
in lhai cold black mud perhaps fur 
4i"«i yiars B.il ihere »aj  rm mistak- 
ing It Here was I hatehiiis; out the 
fggs of Ihe biggest of all extinct birds, 
lu a little canoe in the midst of the 
Indian ocean 
"I left the third one alone 
"Then came the atoll. Came out of 
the sunrise, as It were, suddenly, close 
 ip to me It was just a common aloll 
about four miles round, with a few 
trees growing and a spring lu one 
place, and the lagoon full of pariot- 
fisb I look till- fr»;t; ashor-- and j. i- 
!! iu a good place, well above the 
tide lines, and In the sun, to give It 
all the chance I could, pulled the cauoe 
up .safe and loafed about prospect- 
ing 

"The next day the egg batched. 
"I beard a whack, and there was ihe 
end of the egg peeked out and a rum 
little brown head looking out at me. 
Lord!' I said, you're welcome,' and 
with a little dltHiulty be came out. 

"He was a nice friendly little chap 
at fiist, about the size of a ben- -very 
much like most other young birds, vnly 
bigger 1 can hardly ■ say how 
pleased I wati to see him. Ha looked 
at me and wlokad his eye from the 
front backwaril. like a hen. and gave 
a cblrp and t egan 10 peck at out at 
onte as though being hatched 40U 
yeait, i hj late was Jiial nothing. 
I " '(iiad to see you. .Man Friday!' 

sa.vs I for I had settled ihat he wa.i 
j to l,i- calli-d .Man I'rida.v ' if ever Qe 
I Has batched 

' Von d lie siii pri.scd what an inter 
' esliiig bild ih.ii .Xepyoniis chick was. 
lie loliowcd nie about tiom Ihe very 
liegiiiinng 111- i,.,i.d to stand by nie 
and walili while I tishcd tii tin- lagoon 
and til) -liaii-s in uiiMliuiy 1 «angh! 

Aiin lie gie». Voii .-ould aliuos: 
.~i-e hiin i;ioi* .And as I was never 
miKli ol a s.icieiy iii;in his guiel, 
Irieiidly ways suited iiic- lo a T Kov 
iieail.y iMo y.iara wc wire as hapiiy 
as we could be 011 iluil island. 1 
used to lie WT.chiiii? iii,. bild stalk- 
ing round and growing, giowiiit: 
and ibink how 1 could make a liv- 
ing 011; ol him by sli.jwiiig h,ni about 
if I ever goi taken iiiT. 

' Alter his til St moult he began to ^ct 
'laiiusonie. with a crest and a blue 
wallie. and a lot of green feathers at 
l.ie behind of hioi After a storm we 
would go round the island logeiner 
and see if there was any drift It was 
a kind of Idyll, you inii^hl »ay. 

' About the epd of the second year 
I our III tie paradise went wrong Friday 
vas then alKJut 14 feet high to the bill 
I of him, with a big. broad head like the 
end of a picks* and two huge browu 
I eyes with yellow rims, set together 
I like a man's— not out of sight of each 
j'ther like a ben s And then It was 
! be l «gan to ix ck his comb at me and 
I Kive himself airs, and show signs of 
a nasty temper. 

At last came a time when my flsh- 
iiig bad been lalber unlucky, and he 
began to hang about me In a queer 
ajedilatlve way. 1 was hungry too' 
and when at last 1 lauded a flsh I 
wanted It for myself Tempers were 
short that morning on both sides. He 
pecked at It and grabbed it, and 1 gave 
him a wback on the head to make him 
leavo go And at that he went for 
me. 

He gave me ibis in the face " The 
man indicated his scar "Then h ■ ' 
kickea me It was like a cart-horse 




Praston Rradshaw 

I'reston Uradsliaw, who haa 
worked at the carpenter trade for ,i 
lUiMiber of years, is a ma.ster nu 
•liani - 11' T.d brother i i-iil 1 ;iclcii 
for a nnmber of yea;s, during 
A'hich time they bnilt some very 
line buildings, for both white -and 
colored. After the death of his 
brother, he liegan working for F,d 
Williams, the leading white me- 
chanic of this town. Ii: abort time 
he was made his foreman and has 
held it every since. He does all nt 
his work b\ plans and sjieciljca 
'ions. No job is too dittictdt nii'-p c 
ficaiioiis to coiiiyjlicatcd for himt" 
.ittempt. He owns a \ ery [ilea-Na' t 
home in the vicinitv ot this ci: \ 

Beneath hint ate his two bo s 
Lucian and Chat ley. 'J'he\- are inc. 
nianncrl\ little boys. Th(ini;h 1111. lii 
erle.ss, the\ du not want foi tin \i - 
r\' liest nt tent if . 11. 




Lucian and Chart cy Bradshaw 



CoQtiniird on page 13 



in no place outside of Itouic is Kus 
ter celebrated more .jojously and uni 
ver.sally tluin it is in Irelaiul. The 
whole bejirt of the Irish people, jieas 
antry and frentry nlike, goes out in 
glad and pious ie.joiciii- at the lli iie;lit 
of the Saviour of maiikiiiil risen finm 
the deiid. The celebration of the dav 
may he said to liejriu on the eveiil.i . 
befoi-e. That evening is known in liv 
land as "Holy Saturday." The long 
period of ivstrnliit ini)M»se(l by (. at 
has nearly passed, and the loiia pent 
up iiiirth and luerriinent will bubble 
over in spile of everytliiii};. All the 
hoiiseliold sits up to "wntch the Lent 
out. ' A hearty meal is prepared, auit 
at midiiipUt justice Is done to It —New 
Vork Times. 



!HL KLi'ORTER. MT. STf^RLlNG. KV., Saturday, April 14- iyot  



■d with ' 
oila as 

le eilil 



: 1^. Ill .1 ^ • ; 
:! will l.c-:;! I, 





Robert Davis 

Roheit Davis is n prolTcssioal 
plasterer. He has worked at ih't-, 
trade ever since we have known 
liiui and is .meof theliest iilasterers 
in the city. He has l een foreman 
for G. H. Strother. one of the 
leading white contractors of onr 
town, for a niuuher of yeans and is 
truly a profes.sional at his trade. 
His work will stand the test of the 
best mechanics. He has done some 
of the most particular work of his 
kind that ha ever l)een done in thi.; 
town and canpenters who work af- 
ter him say his corner work and 
his jambs areeijualto any and suj^er 
ior to many. He owns averv pleas- 
ant home ou South yueen Street. 



easter In the | 
Yatcrland j 



CHK tienii.'iii oLillilr.'ii w.iU:- .n i 
EiLster .MiKi J.i.v i:i .•liioiit tli ■ 
same statf of iiiind in \.!.:t!i 
Anierieaii clillilrt'ii wiike on 
(■bii*tuias iiioruiii;.'. ni wUii 

Saur i t.'laiis ami iviiiili-.M- lln'ir  .re.iais 
L.»\C' lieeii nileil Willi kitiil lieaiT:' l r:il - 
Lits aud tlieir alteiiiiaiits. i lvi's, l'.iii-ie» 
uUd little old ras:liluiiud ^iiuu;e. . \.-|k  
live . iu dei |i liiili'S ill tlu- iiinUiilaM 
sides abil win) keep ear. Tul -afi'-anit of 
liie beliavlor of eucli cliiid ('.iniiii; t)i ' 
eutire yv.w. All night l.)'.i;r. :.i-''or ii:i ; 
tj tlieir holii'f. this c. iiip...;.v lias li-vii 
busy eploriiijj and hldiii.j; i';;^s arouiiil 
the house. i« vnt of the way nooks uii ! 
cui'ueiw. 

The drst   liild . awak;»n at ow. 
arouses the otiiers t'jH,- ii in tlie "eiei 
suebeii," for no one is nW«H- '. to he^iii 
the seari'h until all the brothers and 
sisters are dressed and ready. Then 
at a signal from "vater" awa.v they 
start, aud the halls and rooms resouuil 
with niiTry shouts as the nests of col- 
ored eggs are discovered and eajitured. 
The stores are lirought to^vetlier ami 
divided eipiaily among tUJ 

The breakfant oonsNrs almost entire- 
ly of eggs, and when the ineal is ov»'r 
thf boys aud girls go off to rlie street 
to join their playmates. The game of 
cit-r stoszen" is iiiangurated at once. 
Knch eliild has lieeu provided with 
from Hve to s^lx hard boiled etrfrs. and 
ihev butt the ends together witli a 
sudden rap. If one egg cracks, the 
owner turns It over to the child who 
has done the damage; If Iwth eggs 
break, ueilhcr loses. 

Tlie building of bonfires also consti- 
tutes a portion of the moniing fun. 
These tires are made only Tor the pur- 
pose of beating pitch or tar. which 
each boy has Ijeen l ollectiiig aud stor- 
ing for weeks. Then they turn then- 
Jackets Inside out and .se| arute into 
u&ue9. each gaui to have Its own bon 



'I' .■ of .-I 1 '^nnttT  ^rfi*tliiK. 

••.n'ii:i r e 

I I ^■•n." "l Ic is risen 

ill.leeil." Slid pri'V;i:is. l.ul i:i .\n;cr- 
icu, and il i^ il  ulr ml if sm h a gr. ei 
iu.g however sifiiiiri ■.-lilt In spirit. wouUl 
fluil tliorongli iiic -jdanie here. With 
the growing recojfiii'ion of the festival, 
its celebration \ y all sects anil classes, 
as is now the   ase. ihe want of a ver- 
bal exiiressi .h  viul oUi!lng iu ^ome 
part all II day means is 

strongly U --honld Ije an Kas 

ter creeling jusfii.s ihere Is a Christmas 
and New Year's gieethig. and it should 
be welcome to al' creeds. The oppor- 
tunity is lying in wait for some felici- 
tous phraseuiakec— New York Sun. 




A Vri-tty SpuiiiKh Easter Coatoin. 

In till' counlry districts of Spain the 
(leople bring bi'ds In little cages with 
them to church, and at the moment the 
Girtria is pronounced open the little 
sates mid throw, lh» feathered singers 
high over tjielr heatU to the air. 



James E 

James Iv Magowan, who is class 
ed among the best carpenters of 
this town and county, has done' 
some of the neatest and complet- 
est work in his line that has ever 
been done in this town and tonnty 
He is a contractor and builder and 
has been for ntimber of years. He 
is the son of John Wesley Mcgowan 
\Khn wa ; 1 carpenter h\' trnrlc. He! 



Magowan 

is the architect builder of his resi 
dence iind also of J . C. Gro.ss' which 
appears iu this is.sue. Aside ;'ri m 
his ability to do carpenter work he 
is a natural genius, and has done all 
kinds of tinkering. He is also the 
traveling agent aud representative 
of the Reporter Pub Co. His wife 
M rs . M a 1 1 ie M a go wan is c| ii i t - ' 
indnstrions liousPkecper. 





i i i i ■ 1 g ■ 1 i i . 

The Residence of James E. Magowan and wife. 



fire and to war against the other. The 
pitch is nielte l on the ends of long 
.sticks aud serves ani the wea|K n of 

KIXD HE.\KTBDONOiIE8 HIDINO THB EGGS. 

warfare. Kach lad will piek 6iit an 
l«[)poneiit aud endeavor to smear the 
pileli over him without getting any 
from his antagonist. This s|iort fur 
nishes considerable amusement to the 
older folks, aud some of the l oys are 
so clever that they will return from 
battle, peace having beeu de 'lared. 
with not as much as a single daub on 
their coats or faces. Others not so 
well versed Iu the art of parrying tiie 
strokes will emerge l esmeared from 
head to f x)t. 

After the midday meal the children, 
from the youugest to the eldest, an- 
washed and dressed iu tlieir be-t 
clothes. If the "grossmutter uud gross 
vater" live in the bouse with them they 



remain indoors, t)Ut if not tJiey go to 
the home of their elders. They are re- 
eeiveil ver.v formally by llie gi-and- 
parents. and as eac-h child steps for- 
ward he is questioned as to his health 
and general comlnct. and after l)eing 
adnionisiied to continue an obedient 
child or praised tor some l;ind act lie 
receives a present. 

In the evening comes the egg party. I 
and where the grandpan-ats have a i 
large house the event takes place un- j 
der tlieir roof. J'he games wlii  h make 
up llie f\ni of the cveninu- take t'.ie 
form of contests In wlucli" all of the 
children are alloweil to participate. 

Perhaps the most exciliin; Nport of 
the evening is the -'eier laufen." or egjc 
race. .V course is built around .the 

I room \\liicli takes the child over ch.Hlrs 
and Im . s and under tables and finally 

I through I. ' ■ ■ 



on the opposite side of the apartment 
Si.x eggs are i)lace l on the tioor at the 
starting point, and the child is given n 
s'im!1,.iv w»/)i -a spoon. With this li. 
must take each egg and. carrying ii 
around Ihe course, deposit it in a has 
ket at the finish. He who completes j 
the Iraiisler in the sliortest time is de- 1 
riared tlie winner. If the egg is drop- \ 
pe l on llie course it may be picked up 
;ig:iin, biif M point is marked against 
Ihe contestant every time the egg falls 
to tlie floor. The sport will keep every 
one ))res(iif l!i i .i!-- of Iniighter until 
the la.-' iversed the 

course. 

At the suf ' ehild finds 

a fancy '-.i' plii.i-. nnd 

when 1 : ' u 

home I i   .Is 

of the li!i|i|' year.— Bos 

f..n Globe. 



12 



THEIREPORTER. MT. STERLING, KY.. Safurday, April 14 \90i 



II. .1. BRENT 

FiMKM-nl Director 
and iimbalnier 

W IN lil'.SI Ki; K V 
ttm s B m\m -:^-»^ ■'a---'ftmT-Tiitf-rr- 

GRAND tCI'RT i iii h ihf 

^' l .ii . Mickr-ii P:lI' 
' ' 1 ^ . M M , 1-i.iiikl'M!-. 
' ^'-i'' ivvrni Mt. Su t 
' : '11 I.oin 

■ 1 ' A im:i Sl.-i 1 ii-.i.ri 
' ' K. J) . M:»' in.- I, 
Ouviii.nl. lii (',. k. I . l.Mii 

..I 0,u-\llll, kKlllll.llni, (i 

Anna .M::ii,|\ , ||,-n.l. iMxi. ('.. 
lliiiii.' H.uiis Rioliiiiomi, (1. A- si 
C C:i ri.' I 'iu is Coviiiijii)!.. (',. 

H, iiii;i Sc(.ii, Mt. Su rliii;.. ('.. H 
LizzH- b.\ is, Aslilriii.l, (V I'.. Mul 
lie Carter Paris, G. Led., U/.y.ie 
J.icksdii Georgetown. Grand Tni.s- 
ices— I'rcnch Thonif.son Paris, 
Georgianii Hill Gergetowii, Rach- 
el W'akos Lexiiift toii. 

Phildelia Lodge No. 1911 
G. U. 0. of 0. F. 

Kr^illar rueolinf; Ki.ist ami Third 
Friday nights iir each nionlli . ( )fli.'pjs: 
^ianford .Ifiiutt N. K., Krank Young 
P N. a, Ufll N. (i.. Joe Win- 

jr«' ' N. a. Perry Wrenn K. S., Men 
M rti.nts W 'I' . Ki'l for.) Yonn.; \V. 
p. I. I (iiifWDdd A.lv.. 1{. K. ri(il..i 

I. 1 I )•.. Jj 11 «s ^\Ut I I II li I , 1 I'. 
*(   'A . Washipginn P S. 

U. B. S. No. 18. Officers 

■  11.1 lor I ,l ».iiM t, Pii -iiliiii 
U ,•- \ \'rc . AlirahHiii Owin^x. .See, 
.) . P. Hi.vv»'ll. As*I. Sit., |).,vi.i 
Wbii.-, Tri-a-'., Jnr.lHii (ilnver, Chap- 
Ihiii ^iMvvanl.q — Wc.x How.'n, Daniel 
J'Mic', \ I'.Han, anil .lorry Mh ; wan 
Mil liill.s — lien llamiilon a i.l CIihp. 
Walktr (ie )rgo Owings Janitor. 




Residence of Rev. J. C. Cross and wife 



The residence of Eld. J. C Cross 
on Teniiy hill It is beautifuly sitna 
ted on an elevation that gives Mrs. 
Cro.ss and Bro. Cross preeminence 
overall of Mt. Sterling. So all of us 
ha\'e to look up to their, in their 
home- Bro. Cross has lived in this 
town for a numlierof vears, was p i.s- 



tor of Bapti.st Church in this Cil\ 
for ten years. He is now pastoriiig 
in the Howard's Creek Dist. He is 
the moderator of the Howard Creek 
Dist, association. Th'gh Kid Cross" 
field of labor is elsewhere; His in- 
fluence and worth in this town is 
always felt and sought. In all jiub- 



meetings of our people in this City 
he is a prominent fitrure- His wife 
Mrs. Lizzie Cross is a teacher and 
,-( nders him much iuvaiuabl'.' Ser- 
vice along all lines. Their home is 
pl'-asant, and the latch string is 
han ^ing on the outside. 

tip.mes K. Magownn, contract.  r 



BEN WALKER'S 




BARBER shop: 

i irst.iass Services Guaranteed 

E.'\ST MAIN STRKKT 



sr.w i 

Miss Nant  Tlioiiitoii at the 
C. M. R. Parsonage is prepared to 
do all kinds of plain and fanc\ sew- 
ing; 1' asonable ju ices. 

Rin-' "lioiit- 




i-'quTa SoiiU Concrete. 
Liquid sidid coiicrelf* is 1 1 
York nov.'liy. ('«iniprcssi(.' 
ciifiicd nil .11 ("oiniiillia in. ,. isi 
ty nil I ylimri. .! : »esi pieces of tou- 
cKTf 17 d;iy- oiU .inij 12 iin lii s 
long by 4 ill f'.iaiju'ter sLowmI 
tliat till' nialeria; -flowed iindi i i 
load of IL'II.OIIO to i;,(i.(l(HI p,,.|. .,1s 
The   oiKi-ete was held in - . . : 
tubes. Two test piece.s wei ' 
pif.-scd by more Ihau ihret- m. 1, 
ec :icd the diameter con csimnd 
inyly ill. leased. It was suiiposeil 
tl.al this excessive distortion had 
c..iii|)letely disintegrated the cou 
ereie and left il a powdered mass, 
but when the steel tube was 
Si. wed apart and removed the coii 
ciele was found to have taken thi 
exact shajx- of the distoi ti-d tub.- 
uiid was solid and jierfeet. 



THE EASTER BONNET TRAGEDY 



P. H. Mafeowan 

Peter H. Magowan, who worked for some timo with his father 
at the carixMiters tr.ide, is now a plumber. He has worked for sev- 
eral years under a professional plumber and is now about as good as 
vou make 'em. He has worked at his tr.ide in Louisville, Carlisle 
and several other cities in this Stale, buriiig the seasons when 
plumbing is dull he works at carpentering, paper hanging and paint- 
ing. He is as.sistant le.ader and teacher of The Mt. Slerliii- Cornet 
Rand. He is a courageous young man and has been successful in his 
many undertakings. He has only been married a few months, so he is 
still in his "Honey Moon." 

The Blue Gfass Traction Company 

P.\RI^— Leave Lex, i.Lton ev. IV li-uir tr.nn ' . in. to 7 i, m ai.d.i 
and n p. ni , leturnin-^ every hour from 7 ., ui. to 8 p m"and m 
and ,. p. m. GKORGETOWM-Leave Le.s n.ton every hou, rom 
6 a. m.to 7P. p. andyaud .. , p „, retu-n.i,,. . v.-rv h,„P f " 
t) a. tn. to 7 p. . m. and lop. 



Her pr.»tty easter bonnet 

Had a rull~fled(red garden on It, 
And Hity yar.ls of ribb.in by tlie mass! 

And of birds I  ouiUed plenty; 

(1 am sure they numbered twenty!) 
Hall the soiiKsie.-s of the settlemenl— 
alas: 

And lo! there came a wonder; 
\\ hen the organ pealed in thunclei. 
And demurely In her cushioned pew she 
sat— 

While the riilnster-bellg were ringing. 
All the birds— they went to elnglnB 
In a wild, tumultuous chorua on her hat! 

And the bees— from meadows golden 
Came buzzlhe down the vslvei aisles and 
dim; 

They left their native bowers 
And sought honey tn the flowers 
The roses on that Easter bonnet's nni 

Then the saints— they grew excited, 
And I hey fled the .scene afl'rlghted. 
And fans, and other weapons did they 
seize. 

.^nd that lovely Raster bonnet— 
\\'lth the full-fledged garden on It- 
Was surrendered to the mad, marauding 
bees! 

— B". L. SUnton, In Atlanta ConstltuUon 



i 



THd REPORTER. MT. SibRLiNCi. KV., Saturday. April 14 i90b 






\/. u . a\i)i:hso\ 

M W. Anderson is tlie proprie- 
tni uf a larvje sroct-ry and us ai - 
r.i ii on Ivast Main Street. He was 
t I a niiintjcr of yt-ars chief clerk 
: ir tlif fir ofni Howe & Johnson, 
.fter the deatli of Mr. Howe the 
'•nior nienilier of the firm, he had 
)niplete control of the concern un- 
lil the bn.sine.ss waa all wound up. 
Since that he has been conducting 
busine.ss for hiraself. Mr. Ander- 
son is quite a businefks gentleman. 
He buys his goods direct and is 
therefore able to compete with all 
merchants. He has his own livery 
and orders are readily dispatched 
to any part of the city. 



.^7/..IS /;/ h.\.  

Silas Hums is .in t lectrical cii.; 
neer. His calling is one that is rare- 
answered by a Neoro. His knowl 
edge of electricity and his ability 
to handle it has l cen so thorough- 
ly demonstrated to his eniployers 
that they do not hesitate to give 
him :econinienrlations that place 
him oua level with the best electri- 
cal eugi..cers of the State.* ;Mr. 
Burns has been in the employ of 
the Old Kentucky Telephone Co. 
at this place for a number of years. 
He is often called to other towns 
to special a.ssistance in his line of 
work. He is his also Tenor SoKiist 
in the Mt. Sterling Cornet Hand. 



/.. II . STOCK 

W . Stockton is a tailor b) 
trade he has one of the most com- 
plete shops and offices in this end 
of the State. His work is all done 
under a .strict guarantee — No fit no 
pay. His shop is heated ai)d light- 
ed with Natural Oas, and is fitted 
up with the latest improvements. 
He has the trade of the leading 
merchants and up-to-date dressing 
men of the city. His wife frequent- 
ly helps him jiud besides her, he 
has two men regularly employed. 
He owns a lovely cottage on liast 
Locust Street, hand.somely finished 
on the outside and . ounilctph fur- 
nished inside. 



■^Isa.-ic ^llel! is| a machinist, H i 
had charge of the tuachinery d. 
l artmeut of the Star Planing Mill 
of this county a long time; When 
he left that mill he took charge^ ^ 
the McComick Lumoer Cu. s Plan 
ing Department, where he hashcfii 
the foreman in the machinei 
partnient for many years. His woiU 
competes with the work of the fa  
tories of this county and in many 
instances excels it. His ability lu 
get out bills according to plaiis aiu- 
specifications has never lieeu ex 
celled tn this town. His skill and 
al)ility has been worth much to hi.s 
employers His servicf i^- alwa\ s iu 
demand. 



i got up. and seeing he hadn't Bnisaed 
I started off full tilt with my arm* 
doubled up over my face. I mada 
for the lagoon, and went In up to my 
neck. He stopped at th« water, for he 
hated getting his feet wet. and began 
to make a shindy, something like a 
peacock's, only hoarser. 

"I won't tell you all the little de- 
vices I tried to get that bird 'round 
again. I simply can't. It makes my 
cheek burn with shame even now to 
thtnk of the snubs and buffets 1 bad 
from this Infernal curiosity. I tried 
starving him out and struck fishing, 
but he took to picking along the beach 
at low water after worms, and rubbed 
along on that. 

"I shouldn't like to say how long 
that went on. I'd have killed hin 
sooner. If I'd known how. However, 
I hit on a way uf settling blu at las:. 
It la a South Ameriian dodge. I 
joined all my fishing lines together 
with stems of seaweed and things, 
and made a stoutisli string, perhaps 
12 yards In length, or more, and I 
lastened two lumps of cora! rock to 
the ends of this. It took roe some time I 
to do, because every now and then I | 
had to go into the lagoon or up a   
tree, as the fancy took me. This i ! 
whirled rapidly 'round my head, and 
then let It go at him. The first time I 
missed, but the next time the string 
caujhl his legs beautifully, and 
wrapped 'round them again and again 
Over he went. I threw It standing 
waist-deep In the lagoon, and as soon 
aa he went down, I was out of the wa- 
ter and sawing at his neck with my 
knife. 

"With that tragedy, loneliness cam* 

upon uie like a cur.se Ck od ? 3r i, you 
can't imagine how 1 missed that bird! 
i sat by his corpse and sorrowed over 
him, and shivered as I looked 'round 
the desolate reef I thought of what 
a Joliy little bird he had been when 
he was hatched, and of a thousand 
pleasant tricks he bad played before 
he went wrong. 

"I couldn't think of eating him, so 
I put him In the lagoon, and the little 
fishes picked him clean. I didn't save 
even the feathers. Then, one day. a 
chap cruising about In a yacht had 
s fancy to aee if my atoU «Uli ex- 




\Liiii OlliLC 'II I . II.  iiii.Kit,ii. riic Tnilui 



isiea. 

"He didn't come a moment too soon, 
for I was about sick enough of the 
desolation of it. 

"I sold the bones to a man n . 
WInslow- a dciler nfar the U, 
museum. It wa.s only after his ilf.nii | 
they attracted attention. They called 
'em Aepyornls - what was It ? " i 

"Aepy'ornls vastus," said I 

'WHEN THE BABY CAME ALONG. 



I thought 'twas hard— the tollln', the tide 

u-pullin' strong. 
But* shouted "Hailelula!" when the Bahv 

came along. 
H» coaxed me back to youtt 

lifi: a Mvln' song - 
I was happy, folks, 1 tell you. 

Baby cajue along. 



For all the dreary winter— for all the skies 
so aim, 

I seemed to see my moOier In the twinkltn' 

eyes of Mm; 
An' a tl, iiisaiid swooiest flowers In deserts 
speiiied lo tlironK, 

I heard the l)lrd^  a-slngin' when the 

Bahv rariie H[of,g 

I 

Lord bless that little Baby— lh« bast one In 

the riinch! 

He'll be yet there. In the kpringtime— Juat 

a-vvadiiig in the brancii. 
And Ood gives liini ihp pleasure of the right 
ab^»ve the wrong— 

We ■  ' Without measure, wbtin the 

ne alongi 
— Ai : .!atltuMon. 

The Definition of the Defeated. 

She- -And so you think I'm a co- 
quette '? Why, I don't believe you know 
what a coquette Is. 

He (bitterly)— A coauett* to a woa»- 



an who syuaicaies ner anectious.— 

'lit*. _ 

The Retort Com-teouB. 

Muriel— Paul told me last night 1 
was the prettiest girl he had ever seen. 

Jessie— Oh, that's notliing. Why, be 
said the same to me last year. 

"I know, but his taste ha.   improred 
Biticu then, you know. " — Cassell'a. 



^ujiAproniiae. 

She — 1 am son y. Mi- .Tones, that 
I c«uD(it iircept yoiii- a£fec{iou. 

He Then all yon have to do, 
my dear madam, l« t'l 1 . I I!   
isaltitiiOM: Aaii ricaa. 



If 

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THE REPORTER. MT. STERLiiNu. KY., Saturday. April 14 \Q06 



1 'f 




HISTOPY 



I'll f. J. S'. l"..- trii, is a grsiduate 
i! 1'.. r' (' liege, is the senior part 
i and feed estahlish- 
mcijis, iiiuU-r the style of" Eslill & 
Owinjjs." He lias had chargeof tiie 
I'lihlic. School of thiscitj" for 15 yrs 
His work in this department stands 
out very iiromincnt in the educat- 
ional wnild. He has liad ahoiit 45, 
j^radtKilc- daring his stay, all of 
■.vhoiii except afew are holding good 
))osiiions. He has figured much in 
the business interest of the people 
of Mt. .Sterling. He owns several 
houses and lots in the town, and 
itsvicinity. He is classed among 
the real estate men of. this town and 
county. He has a nice two story 
frame dwelling on East High St, 
when completed will be alright. 



Christ— A K , ;,] 
Among C;. . . 

It is well known tbat i- 
C! . 1 tian oil II roll for U, 
ytaii warai ilispuies i 

h.1 
f 

X . .1 oi 
cJf y ©f \ 

it rn cliim iii-t., 1. . I 
by t^e cl.Brch a^ Jor^ 
ot fis. said it fi-a.s n 
Fi Iday shoiU J- alway;. 
CO ■ '"eaioiate Christ'.s aesr 
■Si I) :ay His reSdrrertiort 
test grew so wafuj, tlKfi p; 
comimininatfii iliiV h'h i 
laliiifes coiilil l.ai 1 
It is dlffltiilt fn; 
oiir fathers 
separated th  
a matter of 
that the ais 
seemed to the people of tli:: 
made of gold, te their sii' • 
pears to be made oaly of H 
With ug. as Is wi^J known . , 
what is called a liSovable ftsUval. It 
Is always held on The next Sabbath 
after the vernal full moon, with the 
exception that of the vernal full jnoon 
should fall on a Sund.iy. then, to 
avoid all conformity with the .Jewish 
practice. Raster is not kept till the 
fullowlng Sabbath. The vernal full 
moon is that which either takes place 
on March 21 or on the next date after 
March 21. If the vernal fvill moon 
falls on March 21. and that day hap- 
pens to be a Sunday, then Easter 
cannot be held till April 25, which is 
the latest date on which Easter can 
fall, the earliest being March 22, 
This is certainly a very mechanical 
contrivance, and one which most peo- 
ple And it difficult to under.«land or 
remember. Owing to obvious connec- 
tion between Easter and the .Tewish 
Passover, the French call the former 
Paqiies I from the Hebrew Pr s ch. 
which means a parsing oven ob- 
viou ly some siu-h title as tlUs would 
be r:iore appropriate than nms niiich 
com^s fr' T the ?axon sn i 
b li' ved to the same a"! •^l 
tarte and the (Ireel, 



^'t nus. who wa^! specially worshiped j 
the spring season as the mother I 
.;nd giver of animal and vegetable 1 
life. From the -earliest ages various 
"•^■'I'lis and superstitions have asso- ! 
ihemselvjes with Easter As at 
. Unas it used ta he believed that 
! water was turned into wine and 
t all cattle Unelt in their stalls In 
iuraririn of the infant Saviour, so it 
IS held that at the sun 

need In honor of esurrec- 
' ' liRO Standa: i 



THE RABBIT AND EASTER. 

. the Little Animal Can « 1(0 Be 
Connected with the Celebra- 
tion ot the Dav 



l"he part the hare play- c 
lalion of Easter lias uothiug wUaievur 
i do with the resui reelion of Christ. 

is a survival of Teutoolc folkk re of 
:i known antiquity, aud Its religious 
unection ib with nature-worship, and 
lut phase of it in which the moon was a 
chief divinity. The hare became a sym- 
bol lit the moon, for several reasans— 
 o it comesj out at night (o ifeed';' 
ise the femnle carries her young 
tor u month, reijresentlng -the lunar 
cycle; liecause the young are born with 
their eyes open and were fabled never 
to close them, thus resembling the 
rhoon, "opeu-eyed watcher of the 
liight;" In one way or another there 
grew up a fund of stories in whioh the 
connection of the hare, the lunar period 
i nd the paschal full moon, which fixes 
the date of Easter, developed so that It 
gave rise to many popular customs, in 
Germany, among the Scandinavian 
peoples and in England. The queerest 
bit of this folklore is that of the white 
hare, which the children are told comes 
Into the house ou Easter eve and leaves 
in corners eggs adorned in beautiful 
coloi-s. which every good child may 
have. The egg w.is In reMgious legend 
from the oldest tfmes a symbol of 
opening life and of immortality, and 
.naturally of the resurrection, so here 
we have the people coupling ibe two. 
As for the rabbit, he is not ihe same 
as the European hare, aut he is his 
nearest Ameriian congener, and other 
le.pends concerning; the rabbit's fo it 
nnd the full of th.^ moon exist anions 
lif negroes of t;.;' .^outh. 




r. ./. noNNi-h. w. 

Dr. T. J. Honnei is a practicing 
pliysfpiau iu this town and county. 
He h^is the practice of the best 
people of this vicinity. He is a jvad 
tfate of one of the best medical Col 
leges in this country. Dr. Bonner 
Ijas only been here a few months, 
but he has a very fine piactice. He 
has proven himself beyond a doubt 
to be equal to - the occasion, and 
trnly de.serving of the title M. D. 
He has had .some very difficult 
ca.ses since he has been here. He is 
n touch with the leabing white 
hjsicians and is frequently in 
heir consultation. Besides his pro 
essional qualities he has proven 
o be quite a christian gentleman. 



R. 11. IIOI.I.Y 

R. H. Holly, is a master plasterer 
and cotitractor. He is one of the lar- 
gest contractors of his class in the 
state He has had some of the larg 
e.st contracts of plastering that ha? 
' ' • " lei in this town. Hemakese.sti 
and does all of his work by 
|ii.iusand sjiecification.s, Healsosets 
concreti pavements Several sam- 
ples of this work is iu this city. He 
lias had some other laige jobs in 
in other cities and towns. He is 
the contractor of one of the largest 
jobs that has ever been let in the 
city of Fiankfort, the girls' dormi 
tory on Normal hill He has recent 
ly completed 'a large jod naar 
Cinti. Ohio. He owns several hous 
in the city. His dwelli::g is a j 
landsome two story frame on I 
Ivast Locust. 




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es 




■ blossoms irt tKe SWITii 
get arid doLiaty, €very oae ,y^ 
. irve the duwo, so pure and brijKf, 
liie^Jind forth, ifietr lov«. arid li^' 
!aster"Tjeiii thiit rin^ aad riaJ^^ 
'aki/^ every ^lad h.eart sirxa, 
hmWilC* in tficir ve,ry souaaT, I 
preading Tru+K aad love, dro 

^An(i agairvtlic story oJd- ^ 
'^^0 tKe little oae-s^istoldi 
^•tory 6^ ~c^e:t ever riew , ^ 
§{ our CHj isT- is told to vou. 
■^nd so full His @rr»ce  re fee 
e. altar kne.e.1. 



ye. at^ 



Qjnfectioncry. Restaurant. 

LEVERONE'S 

Fine Candies. F ancy Frnits. 



Pro. P. W, L. Jones is a ffradu- 
ate of the State-Normal aud ludust 
! rial Tnstiute aud has for the last 
\ e;u- had charge of the Colored 
schools of Owingsville, Ky, Prof. 
Jones has made for himself quite a 
record in town nod county as a 
historian. From his early school 
life up to the present he hasmatle 
a .si^ecial .stud ■ of history, aud es 
liecially that of the Negro Race. 
He has in his pos.session data and 
statistics about the Negro that i-  
invaluable. We predict that in the 
future, Prof. Jones will give to 
this country one of the complete^t 
hi.storv of the race thru was evci 
placetl on the booksellers shelf TTi 
is also the Giand Pres. of-tht 
S. Society of the state of Kentucky . 
Above all he 'n  t a-^hmnc 1   ' work. 



vll. STERLING. KY.. Saturday, April A- lyOb. 




Ri-v. J r A 

(it h ■ I'", 'crj: ri 

I 

J III I .1 1 1 u iiii k : - 11 1 

II»' hns onlv hi-( 11 tl; 
'■ Ml  i t fiiiie, lull 111 . ni 1 1 'u . 
leai-liiiT.; li.i-. ;ili(:i 

s inie iiiucli nco'ltci ii ]inii - 
h iil liiir; Dining lii- 
liifiiilxM ■ liip iiiis laki 1,1 
B; "llif w lin lc-r is lip lo tlie 
nii llid.ls oi pasloriiij; mid rav.siii 
nione,. His seiiiioiis are very in- 
teiiaiiiiiis f"" of the ' lire.' 
Siiuo liis iiastoralc. he has made 
s'inie verv necessay inipro^ ciueiit on 
his church. He is not onlv lespt-ct 
eil by his o wii nicnibers ami con 

grejration, hni the- whole coninui 
nity. His fame as a gospel minis- 
ter has alreatiy gone i ill. 



Officers and Teachers of Evergreen Baptist Ctiurch Sunday School 



A.MKS StEW.AKT, Supt. 



EUIZ.^BKTH vSkttles, Sec 






Kaiifer G »l»lin.s, 

.Nov I'll ics in the Kastt-r aif luh 
hii8 uiuile out of etsiss. For this inn- 
[(osf llip coiiteuts of lUl !•- 
jiioved throiiiih h hole in oii^ 
ou the slieli is painted a I' 
'Iheii with .1 little lii;;einill.\ 
arms iire attached, and e\t-.i .i   .i 
luH.v Ikj added, iliiis ).. idiiciiis: a vpi i 
(oiulc efFect Eniiaily 
"Vgjt rocker." which Is 
lUK sealiii? wnx niid tli. 
lbroiii;h an o|ii i.iiij; in 
egg, so that aU of the 
colle. t at thi! other en 
lOiiteiits hnvini; l)pen \if 
moved by Mow in.; Then i 
puluted with a con 
and ciiii are addi il 
llK'ire of fun i! it v. 
Iii sittlii'g iipri' t. no m 



^ihat ifaotrv cOuts to (fiood ;f ridaj) 



I v iHAHLES WAUNtR, author of "The Simple Lile." 

STER, witlj its tranquil certitude that death is 
Easter 1 It is a brightness of the soul more 
" tile brightness of the day. more evident than 
:nat I could carry into all hearts tilled with 
-1 in mourninR, a ray of that divine dawn. 
11. do so many Christians fail to catch the vivify 
' : royal day? 

.11 y do not know what Easter owes to Gpod 
V of Easter is not directly accessible to us. 
must pass through the "via dolorosa." Such 
' the Scri)itures, and life confirms and Ulus 
•^1 llie Sc.i ijiliires. Superficial man sees the spirit of (Joil 
in th^ mirficle that rends the rock of the tomii ir.to frag 
I 'tches out his hand to grasp the miracle; 
;ns empty. The Christian soul throughout 
i n.'i tlius deceived. It says. "From the Cross, the 

' - ilst me. brother, that thou canst not believe In thi.' 
i^e. Thou dost not astonish me beyond raeas 
hou see the Christ die " And those who, lilie 
lor love of others? Hast thou felt the greatness of 
;ni]uishod for God. for justice? Hast thou wished to 
io die lil e them? If tliese things are unknown to 
. canst thou discern the Easter message? Thou hast 
io l;ear that lisht. , 
• ilile of life is terrible. In our nights. In our 
our supreme struggles, show us not the Risen, 
i fieri One! It is fium His dead eyes that the 
■ II of Easter is kindled. To die as He died, to die 
HI. IS to spell the unknown Verb of the true life. There 
iier school to liberate men from the hideous chains 
leir slaveries, and from the most awful of all — their 
•i  dcitth. There is no other school that does this 
•1 of the Cross. 

ihou wouldst bathe thy soul in the victorious 
Easter, know this; Easter is the supernatural 
1 Friday the night of anguish, from whose bosom 
nn the air, "My God. my God. why hast thou for 

not misapprehend — thig light comes from that 
There, in the thick darkness, opens the door Into the 
dom that cometh not with observation." 

I, O Christ: It is Thy spirit which is the Resur 
l.c Lite: Have pity upon us who are children in 
lull Who hast trod the dust of our earth! Thou Who 
i-d through our twilights! Thou Who hast lain with 
lii. that the tomb might be less dark! Holv Vic- 
! Man of Sorrows! May the Father Who sent 
I'hoe to our eyes. May our souls across our 
iDUS symbols be granted a glimpse of Thine In 
■ 1 ieur. 

and toll us words of life. Thou Who art life eter 
ind the awakening in our torpor, in our lassitude: 
le trumpet of morning through the night of our 

■n this Easter lime may all that is divine in uh thrill 
in holy insurrection against death and all its con 
i life and all its alliances. Amen. 

—  'o«/A'.v Co'"/"-)! 



'I'n 'I'ell Hon Cm itn Kkk Ih. 

.faster eLi,v.'s liaviuu: uo tcetli to looli 
, »t, s.iine other means of deteriniiii:i« 
I their !it;i' must lie nse l to pre\eiit tlie 

rossiliiliiy of cataKtro|ilie at the Suii- 
i day morniii;; lireaUl'nst table 'i'lds 
j method is a iroOil oue; IMssolve a (jiiar 

ter of ii pouinl ol' salt in :i : ,,r 

1 cold water and drop in ihe . 
I a time. If :i djiy old ; 

tie to tile bottom: if t 

wi|l i!o«it: if more fh i 
j it will ri»e a'.ove the 

tion to its use. ',■„ , 

ity of e'.'^s make :i l one  .i 

paper, idiue the c: to b 

at a riiiu' in tlie l.irse e: 

throii'jii the small • 1 ' ■ 
i If the contents I 
I good, though the   
I oreil; If si)uts arc seen 



it 



In PiirliiK'll. 

The I'ortu^'uese d-Mornte th.'ip 
churches in the most trorijeiniB niaiuu-r 
for Kapter, and the services are es- 
peeiiilly elaborate. Children's choirs 
are eniployi'd. and from .llie ri  hest to 
tlie poorest all tfirls ■ . i • a^d -iii 
snowy white. The p ijljrate 
Ea.sti'r by a lu-uctice : s "lift- 

iiv,'." comiiieiiioralive of our Saviour's 
risins from the stave. Three or four 
persons take hold of each arm and 
lei* of one of tlieir friend.s, or a stran- 
ger, for that matter, and lift tiira or 
her lip three times in i 1 . i l itul po- 
sition. Sonn'limes tl: done 
in a chair liui-d witli Ii : ml 

decorateil with ribljoii 



KMMter In t||« Phill|i|iinpii. 

Easter in I nelc Sam's new Asiati*; 
archi).elago is much more of a festival ] 
than it is in tliis country. All of Ras- 
ter week in that pin t of the woi'ld Is ' 
a holiday, and Easter Suud iy !s gi\en 
up to Jollitieation. uu the mornins ol ' 
Eastern day there are rpliirious [.po- 5 
cessions with many gorgeous and strik-* 
ing accessories, heade l by bunds of) 
music, t'olloweil by acolytes beariui? 
crosses, wrreaths of llowcr.s nnd ban' 
ners with pious iiui-riptions. Then 
come the imaees of .saints: with pic- 
turesquely nltireif friars or vM i..ir. 
ders bringin.s: up the r 
noon is given up to 
ments, anion'; wli 
ciipy a proiiiineni , 



I. 



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Entered as second-class matter May 
10, 1904 at the post office at Mount 
Sterling, Ky., under the Act of Con- 
gress of March 3, 1879. 

Saturday, Apri 14 1906 

Second Miles'.one 



Through the cycle of Ihi globe, 
We pass into a brighter day ; 
Better fifty years iu Europe, 
Than a cycle in Cathay." 

This issue niakrs the Second 
Miie .Stone the Reporter h a s 
passed since its debut iu the journ- 
alistic arena. As we look back over 
iis career it is gratifying' to us to 
kuow that it has not beeu u.sed to 
propiote the selfish end of any in- 
dividual or individuals, it has been 
the highest aim of the inauagenjent 
of Its colunuis to give to its readers 
first-- Kditorials that are in.-tructive 
as well as intersting. While w e 
ypeak of the race we do not fail 
to tell our people of their needs as 
well as of their accomplishments. 
In the selection of subjects we lias e 
tried to let them grosv out of the 
needs of our people. .Second — We 
have published .11 our news col- 
umu- the doing.s of our people a s 
reported to us by our correspond 
euts without friend or lavor. We 



have not only tried but have suc- 
ceeded up to this issue: in not l e- 
ing in not being identified in any 
news paper broils, which in fi u r 
mind is degrading.  ectarianisji, 
creeds and dogmas have not been 
known to our columns. We have 
not striven to serve a pait of our 
jieople, but all of theui. We hare 
not striven .so much to condemn 
vice, but it has beeu our highest 
aiui to leward virtue and leave vice 
out in the cold. If we have made 
any progress since we passe'i our 
first mile stone, we alone are not re 
sponsible; bnt we are willing to 
give the credit and praise to GikI 



men are learninor to scratch the fel- 
lows back that .scratches his. There 
was a time when they were unable 
to resent an insult and when thev 
they felt that so Long as thPircheek 
was not smitten nor their house 
hold offnnded that they were alright 
but after learning t h e eaidinal 
truths about union, they think 
differently and act differently. And 
now they say for as much as you 
do it unto the least of us you have 
done it unto us all. There are some 
in this town who do not sive them 
credit for having that much sense 
but it is true just the same. It 
matters not how worthy an enter 




A LENTEN 
SACRIFICE 

By GEORGE BROOKS 



1: 



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and our patrons. We hope not to i prize a Negro is engaged in there 
be classed amoufj the news paper j are some of the other class who 
braggarts: but we ate willing to | cou.nder it beneath their dij/nitv to 
t ike an humble place in the journ- 1 patmnl/e hin» Then there are other 
alistic ranks, and do with our might | white merchants and husine.ssnien 
what our hands find to do. We've who patronij-e the Xeeio in busi 



tried not to make the breach be- 
tween the races any wider, bu^ if 
possible to bring them clo.ser to- 
gether. In doing this we have not 
advocated .social eqtiality but sim- 
ply contended for a fair deal in a 
busine.ss way. We have not wavet/ 
the bloody shirt nor hois.ed the 
black flag at any time, unless we 
were forced to do it. We have as 
best we could complimented the 
good and coLdemned the wrong. 
In our next issue we will start for 
another mile.stone: and as we clear 
the port we want to leassure you, 
that it shall l)e with us as iu the 
future as it has been in the pa.st. 
We will .serve you to the best of 
our ability, and above all we will 
do iind say the right a.* God gives 
us power and knowledo-e to see 
and know the the tight : then tru.st- 
jng your loyalty to a good cau.se 
and believing in the justice of our 
cause: we say, all Hail.' 



The Negro *aintnofoor 



All of us are not fools if wt- do 
have fits. The Negines like other 



ness in proportion to the amount 
of trade the  receive from them. 
Every true Negro not only in this 
town but in all towns will see to 
it that h? spends his money with 
the class of niercha ts who prov e , 
they appreciate apd want his trade | 
Whatever you tlo do not have to 
fall out with a man to stop dealintr 
with him but when he asks you 
about it just tell hini you have de- 
cided to scratch the feilows back 
who scr's yours. We have given 
every ' merchant i u this town a 
chance to ask you for your patron- 
age and yet there are some who by 
their open refusal to advertise with 
us they dont want your trade. Vou 
read our columns refularly and 
there are some whose business you 
have never seen advertised. Why? 
Becau.se they dont want your trade 
: nd when ever you go into theii 
places you are goins where you 
have not been asked. It is true 
we d': not spend much becau.se we 
do not havd much, but whenevei 
w e hate Huvthing to spend let us be 
suae to spend it with the merchnnts 
who appreciate our trade. 



WILL I knock em c-olci. will 
Ask me." Mr. Jhoniiie Farley 
the uight engineer of the state asylum 
took another lonK, iiiigeriug look _ 
the mirror and bestowed another lov 
lug pat on his m w necktie. 

His roommate, 'rimmy Lawrence,' 
walked around critically and look an- 
other look at Mr. J. Farley's necktie. 
"You got em skinned to death, John,' 
said Mr. Lawrence, with the air of oue 
having authority. 

"You're right." went on Mr. J. Farley. 
"You see. Tiuimy, I couldn't aflord to 
blow In a lot of dough on a new Kaster 
.suit like all the rest of these dudes 
around here have done. But, Timniy, 
I know a lot about dressing, an' 1 knuw 
that you can have a pretty bum suit, 
but If you've got a peachy necktie peo- 
I pie will Jest keep their e.ves on that an' 
won t notice the clothes. So I pikes 
I around town (he other afternooil, and 1 
1 picks out the smoothest thing In the 
I necktie line that there was. When peo- 
ple get a flash of this necktie of mine, 
say. they won't think of anything else. 
It'll kill 'em dead. Say, aln'l It a won- 
der?" 

I Mr. Lawrence allowed that It was. and 
j Mr. Farley, after another look at the 
I necktie which w.is so gorgeous that it 
would have made .Joseph's coat of many 
colors look like a dish rag, was about ro 
take a turn around the asybini grounds 
before breakfa.si when Luke Lavin, the 
electrician, entered. 

"Say, Jack." said Lulte, "I'm 
against it." 

"Why"' queried Mr. Lawrence, turn- 
ing so that the full bi oadsldeof his Won- 
derful necktie was flashed all at once 
upon the astonished gaze of the electri- 
cian. 

"Out of sight," said Mr. Lavln. "Looks 
like a peacock's tail." 

"What's the trouble?" asked 
proud owner of the Easter necktie. 

"I'll tell you." went on the electrician. 
■You ought to be Interested, too. You've 
been making eyes at that little white 
faced Thomas girl that's been here a 
couple of weeks helping in the office. 
You know the women attendants here 
In the asylum always color a half 
dozen eggs or so apiece every Easter 
morning for our breakfast, and we fel- 
lers got up a prize this time to go to the 
one who colored the orettiest sen. 



up 



the 



I. ^sTEr^LING. KY.. Saturday. April (4 JI905 " 



PICNIC 1 "I 

ryi I O. L'. I), ot U. 1 
a grand picnic J'''' ; ' 
get rcjHlv now 
f'ranilcsf alTnir m il 




Ll.li. Mil I ^ L /vV / 77, ' 

Milns .CtitleiKlc 
linn niinisttr. P.e ])asti ri . i ];i 
.()inil\' 'iml snrronnilin*; coin-tit' 
loi :i nnnioi 1 ol \ i i : 1 ! 
cjuitc a snocess a  a jiasior .iim 
nancier, in tins part of this sta! 
He m'ently answered a call to t:o 
charj;e of one the leading cliiistian 
cluircnes of tilt; state at Hopkins 
vilW*, Ky. He has only this hi 
charge for ahont fonr weeks; 1 ik 
good ^ reports couie irt)ni it of his 
excellency as a pastor, preaclu m 
and gentleman. Bro. Crittend 
and wife owns a nice home i 
vicinit\- of this citv. 




he home of "Alceo," Record 2:10, and ' I emplehar," Record 2:17. 



111 J : 



HENSLY. Owner. 

I is the owner ot won 9-10 of the races in which he 

■[■i of 2:10 an l started. His speed is not known. He 
'.tinj; record 1 wasexjielled from the a.ssociation l e 
lesiie of Home of I fore his real speed ftas known. He 
nnti y. Temple- . holds the world record to high wheel 
ilion and is sniky Don't fail to .slee hitn at the 
.'■..lie! . ■ He is the ; horse show. Mr. Hensly his owner is 
 f I he recoid l)rakers. ' st: ickly a" horseman. ' ' Besihe these 



When he was on the tnrf he always, two .stallions he owns several other 

well f)red horses. He is also the 
pro] rietor of the Montgniery Qroc 
Co. store, fish market, restauiant, 
and hntcher shop on Main St. 
His bnsiness is a credit to the Ne- 
groes of this .state. He owns a fiue 
two story «fvvelling in the vicinity 
of Mt. Sterling, Ky. 





The Finishing Touch 
In a gentle's evening rlress is fanlt- 
lessly lanndered linen. Sifciety de- 
mands complete harmony of dress. 
ITarmony of dre.ss is imjiossihle with 
the lanndrx- work like sonie von may 
know of, 

A (lood I.anndrv 
is known 1 \ its work. Our work is 
perfect, and that's wh\ we are well, 
favorable known. I.anndf r with us 
ami he ri^ht. 

Home Steam i.aundrv 



A'/: I . ./. / . IIKlMI 



*ev. J. L 

tor of the C 



Thompson is the p^s- 1 
M. Iv Church at Rip- 1 



! ley. Ohio. He was born and reared' 
■in this county. He graduated from 
i the city schools of this town. He 
'then In .k a (M)urse in Theology at I 
I r an !'s Institute, Tenn. He joined 
thp C. M. E. conf.»rence, and con- 
tinued to climb until he was ad- 
inetted into full connection and 




"We call special attention to out 
f)ptical I)epartnieut, where every- 
j thing is up to-date and guarenteeto 
])laced on the iteiierent list. "His j please you. Your eves te.sted free 
first charjre was on the Orassy Ct. and .satisfaction a.ssured. See our 



Rev. 1. I- . WiiilL Llic pu:L.il . 

the M. H. Church of this city, kfv ^' I 
White was assigned to this' ^ 
by his conference at V olinubus ( 
He comes vt'r\- highly recommended 1 ins ui i.s.'? i^ i 
a christian gentleman TTr-l w i.i Id took a • -i ■ 
some very honorabl nianstoi 
his lifpti'n, T I , ■ ; ■ ■  



I , ;. '..^ in this county. He made quite a 
- I rnn-it Knffine room.s. ' reputation as a inini.ster of the gos 
ie Supt. of that i pel. The conference then sent him 
' ''V'"' or''He ^" Ripley, Ohio, where has charge 
ourse at Fv- Thompson can 

loiod one of thej""'^ das.si d with the projres 
1.1 - oiuu-^ ' inii '^U-i- i;iini-:icr- 



windows for the things that are 
new in Jewelry the latest creations 
are always to be found there. Have 
you .seen those beautiful Back Combs 
the ladies are all wearing? Robinson 
has the brightest neweit here to be 
found. Prices Reasonable. 

j ROBTNSONTHF.JUWiaER. 



THE REPORTER. MT. STERl u, r ^ , SaturJay, April s 1906. 



THE REPORTER 



N, W. Magowan j 

and J Publishers 

J. D. Magowan ) 




fhurch. His whole life has heeii ■ 
given frr the perjH-t nation ami i-x- 
tension of the C. M. K. Church 
He is highly resjierted 1 \' b"th ; 
white and hl.ick of all denomination j 
as a j erfect Christian senlli n'.:in 
and hishop. 



Saturday, April 14 1906 



OBJECT 



It is our object in this issue to 
show the bright side of the Ne ,'ioes 
of ""f iKitgoniery county and Mt. 
Sterling, while it may contain the 
cuts of some jieisons who are not 
in this town; and county stricilv 
speaking this is t ti e home and 
startinsr place of all of them except 
a few clergymen. It is ;:ot our in- 
tention to flatter them, but losim 
ply give !i true synopsis of the 
work of each individual from our 
personal knowledge. W e are re- 
sponsible for whatever is said a- 
bout individuals or auy cut. We 
are the .sole authors o f each auto- 
graph. It is also our aim in this 
i.ssue to inspire our young people 
to hiijher and more enobliug ideals 
We feel .safe in .saying Montgomery 
County in proportion to its popu- 
lation and area has been the birth 
place of !(s many men of honor 
and veracit^^ and me who are now 
filling honorable positions as any 
other county with the same number 
of Negroes in this or any other 
state. The po.sitions they now hold 
are suflicient proof for the above 
statement. 



Mr. Lee Fisher who's cut was to 
appear in thi^ issue is the proprietor 
and ownf r of the most uui(|ue ton- 
sorial parlor for wh te i .. this town. 
It is not second to ativ in the Stale 
It contains 5 chairs with all of tht- 
other shop paraphernalia to make 
it the shop of the State. Mr. Fisher 
has accumulated some of this worlds 
goods yet he is an iinu.ssumiug quiet 
ijenlleman. Whatever money he 
has accumulated he has put it to 
good u$e. He is not loud nor rash 
in his dealing with his fellowmen. 
He is always ready and willing to 
help and encourage a good cau.se. i 
He owns a lovely home and com- 
pletel\- furnished on I'.ast Higii St. I 



Rfv. I). A. walki:n 



Rev. D. A, Walker who's cut doe;; 
not appear on account of beinjj spoil- , 
ed Is the P. Iv of the Ml. Sterling ! 
Dist. of the C. M. K. Churches. 1 
Bro. Walker uas quite a reputation 
as a tbrorough christian gentleman. 
No preacher in this coinmunity is 
more highly respected by all than 
Bro. Walker. He has been a P. Iv 
for a long time. His worth and in- 
fluence to this community cannot 
Ix; over estimated. He wasa member j 
ol theOen'l Conference of his church I 
for many years. He was clerk of the I 
Election in his voting precint for 
sev eral years. He owns a nice home 
on Willow St. He is identified wiih 
several organization of our people 
for good. 



BISHOP LANE 



Bishop Lane of the C. M. K. 
Conference preached at the C. M. 
K. Church in this city, la.st Sunday 
morning at 1 1 o'clock. He preach- 
ed from St. Luke 10 and 20 Not 
withstanding rejoice not that the 
spirits are subject unto you: b u t 
rather rejoice because your names 
are written in heaven." In his in- 
tro luctory remarks he spoke of the 
vain pomp and glory of this v.orld, 
ami how that men for the  ake of 
earthly honor would go from one 
extreme to the other. Tlien com- 
ing to the text he refen^d to t h e 
disciples, as to how the_\ gloried in 
the fact that the evil spirits subject 
to them; And how tl.at our l)le.s.sed 
Lord had them to understand that 
they were not to rejoice in any 
thing saving thai their names were 
written in heaven. In his peroation 
he gave a very timely admonition 
to the menibers of the chin ch and 
as to their conduot in this world. 
He is the Senior Bi.shop oi the 



./.'IS. . CHA WA \ 

Jas. S. H .aaway is a funeral di 
rector n- . embalmer. in the ciiv 
of Lo'.isville, Ky. Where he is do- 
ing quite a nice business. The e.Tr 
ly part of his life was spent in thi^ 
county, his birth jilace. Mr. Hatha | 
way is an officer of the a.ssociation ! 
of embalmers and funeral directors 
of the state of Kentucky. He is 
rated anion the leadiug business 
men of the race, in the city of 
Louisville. He owns some very val I 
uable property in the city of Loui? , 
ville. Jas. from a boy up has alway 1 
been a hustler. lie never forgets [ 
his widowed mother. | 



EASTER 
EATABLES 



Worthy goods, honestly rep 
resented, rightly priced, all poin 
tinp tu one moral. Buy here. 



/ / TTI C I — C risp . frt'sli and 
"II !\ 20c. lb. 

EOGS—lToni llw farm only 
^ - 15c Do/,. 

RAD DISH lis— To tickle tlw 
fialate .5c hundi 

til TTI: H— The best Is mn 
kind^ .25c lb. 

1*1: A CU I: - / '/-(//// Culil'tirnhi 
itiid most liicioiis. 20c can 

SA I.A I) l)lH:SSI\(j—Or . 
(lusli ami there you are f .nu- 
ly fur common food '',essiu ^ 
- - -Ot bottle 



RIR HAI 
IS/" iinSTll'S 



lie grown 
Wc buncli 



ijccan 

' '^—Attractiveafipeti/- 
15c bottle 

BACON -Lean and fat most- 
b' lean jr,, //, 

S.\l.MU\—Llioicc Columbia 
River steak -20c cai^ 

1.1: \tU\S— nundr erft'i \em 
oms 

REMEMBER V.E GIVE 4 
PER CENT DLSCOUNT FOR 
CASH. 



E. T. Hon 




THE KliPt 



^■iL.vLi.Nu, RV., Saturday. April 14 l9Ub 



"Si 



J AS. li. liHAW \. /'. 

Prof. Jas. E. Bean is a graduate 
of the State Normal School of tliis 
sfHte. After his graduation he taught 
in the citv Schools of this city for 
several years: He was then elected 
to the principalship of Midway 
Public Schools where is now teach- 
,ing. He is a notary public of Wood- 
fotd Co. He was one of the first 
two Neg-ro Councihnen to hold the 
otfice in this town. Prof. ]5ean is 
auiong that clas.s cf yoimgnieu who 
believe that whatever is worth doing 
at all is worth doino; well. He and 
his family are livinor in Midway 
for the time being. When he was 
iu this city he was always readv m 
assist his people along all lines of 
intereft to them. 





U. J). J()ll\  ()\ 

R. D. Johnson is the propnetoi 
and owner of the leading tonsorial 
parlor for White men in the town 
of Owining.sville Mr Johnson began 
his trade in this townseveial years 
ago. He ran a shop for colored here 
foi a long time. He is al.so agent 
for the leading newspapers and 
magazines published. For many 
years w s the leader and teacher 
of the Mt. Sterling Cornet Bands. 
He isquite a uin.sician. Johnson has 
oonstributed very largely to the sue 
ce.ss of the Reporter. He was the 
fir-st correspondent to write aline 
for its columns. Mi. Johnso:: has 
quite a loving wife and a swr-f i ! i 
tie ^iil. 



Spring 1906 S^mmer 
Announcement I 

The first days ot Sprinjr briiiic thoujfhts oti 
new clothes and new furnishin.ics. 

SPRING OPENING SALE 

Not an openis:. hut an Openinjr Sale, for early 
shoppers we offer specially attractive values. 

Quality is our Watchword 

In every department of our big; store w e han= 
die the best known and most approved lines. 
We endeavor to offer our customers g^oods 
of the hijfhest quality and reasonable prices. 
We invite your inspection of our New Goods. 

In solicitinj? your patronajafe for the cominj^ 
season we have no hesitanc} in saying that 
never in the history of this house has there 
been such a vast selection to choose from and 
we extend an invitation to all to visit this 
store and inspect our jroods and compare our 
prices. Whether   ou contemplate a purchase 
or not you will be welcome and the goods 
will be shown with a willinj^ness that will 
make your trip one of real pleasure. 

Sincerely Yours, 

S. M. NEWMEYER. 
The Louisville Store 

Special Agent 
American Beauty Corsets, 

Keith Kont|uwror Shoes. 




II WUI.TOS 



B i ' niiltou is a plunil.t ; 

an'' I ade, He has work- 

\ ars at his trade For 
■ w;!-- tli - 'inly Negro 
1 • i luring ,tlic 

XaUiiui. (..ajj fever town, 
lit ha.s pioven himseK tobe eijuai 
t   any of the white i luml)er5 who 
have been bofght here t)y other 
merchants. He is at present in the 
employ of Jno. \V. Williams, the. 
leader in gas fixtures in this 
town .Mr. Hamilton also has some 
knowledge t)f carpentering, and 
when plumbing is dull /he works 
at the carpenters trade. He owns a 
nice dwelling in the vicinity of the 
ci t \ , 



City; News 



Rev. W. H. Brown who is con- 
dncting arevival for Eld. Richard 
in Carlis'e reports progress. 

Easter exerci.se at all of the rlmu u 
es in the city tomorrow. 

The C. M. E Church raised J!20c, 
40 in their barrel ral ley last Sun- 
day. 

Charley. Hamilton of Pitt.sburg 
is here vi.siting relations. 

H..C. Ivveritt was up to see his 
wife aiid parents last Sunday. 

Mrs. Frances- Davis is visit! H' 
her daughters iu Louisvi! 

Rev. I. F. White, Bro. Robinsons 
Succes.sor as pastor of the M. 
Church of this city made his first 
appearance in the cit\ , 
and preached his first .scin»im las'. 
Sunday. Bro. White is very affabk 
and .seems to be an intelligent chri.st" 
ian ireutleman. We extend to him 
a cordial welcome to participate 
and parrake of the pleasures, tur- 
moils and vexations of on^ 



Mrs. J. L. Thompson retiiiiu-il 
to her home in Ripley, Ohio yester- 
day after spending two weeks iu 
our city at the bedside of hersi.ster. 

Joe Hardy is very 
home iu Smithville. 



Ka.ster Rally at 



iuprovetl. 



inch 



ke\'. J. 'J'. Wheeler preached an 
xcellent sejmon at the C "^I 
'hurrh Suii lav afternoon 



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THE REPORTBR. MT. STERLING, KY.. S3turday. April 14 1906. 




Elder W. H. Brown 

F,ld. W. H. Itrovvn is tti;; pastor 

I f the HiRlTSirrat Cliristiiii C'linrch 

I I has a i ijn  i t-satii ii nl ul'oiil son 
and a mei'»''.c-rshi ot 400.. tiollit-i 
..luvvn hii . )'iisliirf-'l liiisohiiU'h tot 
-ev eral^ V^ar^. Utiiiiit; lii-- jmsiov-iif- 
1 f has luadf iiuiiiv iiii|ii(iviiirii; 
ti.e erlifiip It is now lllr lllK t II 

e II Christian Clmrcli in llie sl:ilr 
Brown lias ]ji »\t-n in ninif 
iliaii one wa\ his inteiol in lh  j 
|i-0|jlcof Ml. Sterliii!.;. Hi- is n aih 
jiul vvillinti^ at all tin)«-s t   help In t 
i'-r the conditions of our )it-i']il - 
c-uei all v. He is at home in Ih; 
I'.dpit. As n pastor his woiili lia^ 
bfcn shown this connrej^al ion in a 
liuudred wa\s. He is one of the 
loreniost pastors the Christian eluir 
I i es. Nfine i s more ex!ensi\el\ 
known in or out of tliP state. 



Iv VV. Stockton Ti-.e Tailor will 
enlarge tiny picture yon hiin^ to 
l.irti free of charsfc if von \ ill pit 
loiiixe hiin. 

C. U' I,ower\' 'I'lie I'li'iiHi- 
Man The pliotowrapliei wl.o ni;i'!. | 
i.eai l\ J II of I he pii 1 111 es v\ ho t- . 11! ^ 
app- ai in ihis issue. \'on'll 'Ui km j 
t'l ^^e.|lllll wl'.tn von want \\ «rk Oj- 
thin kind done. 

.Mis .-s.!!;!!! Fieiu'h. Hiovvii \isi 
ted .Mrs Calch. Clxnanll list w.- eK 

Ji)e I leti lier and Mi.ss Anna K.; j 
zoi Were (piictlv niarriv-d at iiu j 
liome of tile hriili'sThiii.sda\' Ap i 
I2th. 'I'he\ are l.oih ii.d nsi r:oiis | 
\ oiiiix i eoplr and we hope for I h- ni I 
J f ri)d;lit fiitiiie. 

Samuel Coekull in. I Mi^s l.nLi 
Wilson were ipiiellv iiiariied at the! 
li me of grooms last ."salnidiv iiiijiil 
Apiil 7.I1. Tht\ ait both iiiditM:i | 
I li'.    ilinj; ].t  ]At ul ;: ! I 

for I hem a hajipx fni 11 1 

We are recognized as the' 
tdshionable ladies' halters of 
this community. Our guaran- 
tee as to correctness of style 
goes with every hat we sell. 

MASTIN & ROBERTS 

M. J. GOODWIN 

Agfent 
I IRE, and TORNADO 
INTSURANCF 




THE HIGH STREET CHL'RCH 




Officers and Teachers of High treet Christian Church Sunday School 

CtABKIKI. C.ATKWOOK, Slipt -^^ j,,, ^ \,,\ \( 



Set 



O WEN LAUGHLIN & SON 

R:m''es cheaper than anybody. 



Have them pipe your house 
.for Gas and sell von a Gas 



EASTER MORN 

W ill test our every claim as fashion promoters. The originality oi uic .i ar 
mentsfrom the House of WALSH BROS, will be in evidence in every Catherine: o* 
w ell dressed men Hundreds of suits have all ready left our counters and racks called 
to duty in the different walks of life to bring pleasure and comf ort to our patrons. 

Thousands still remain waiting your inspection. We want you to do us the honor 
iv  look. 




Easter Neck Wear 

In all the Newest colors and com- 
binations. 

25c, 50c and $1. 



Easter Hats 

Knox All 
In thr- Intest colors nnd sha]ies 

1. to s^5. 

Easter Shoes 

The J. .Sr M. Low and ' 
W T . nonglass. 



All 1^ 
select 
Lent lit 



yoti to ins}'--ct aiui 
Shinev and Dnll 



Easter Shirts 

For i;i - and night wi-ii 
fai' 1:0 sec onr stock. 



50c up 



See our Iv.\STEK \VINr)0\\'S. 
They give a ] rettv s;oofl idea i.l 
things within. 

Mverylhing M.iX or ^^0^' wcrir'- 
cMi be found heri 




Beautiful Druid Sack Suits, Bt autiful Lipton Sack Suits, 
Beautiful English Sack Suits, Beautiful Saxon Sack Suits 

in fashions faovred fabrics, in colors becoming every occasion for day or eveningdress. 

Easter is just beyond. Remember we want you to see the new things w hether 
you buy or not. We sell the best goods and newest styles at the same prices you w ill 
Have to pay for common goods. Why don't you comt here for your Spring Clothes. 

EASTER SUITS in all the newest shades of Gray, Blacks and Blues: In single and 
double breasted: Made in the new Long Styles, with swell or center opening in the 
Coat: Big Hip Peg Top pants. We sell suits like these as low as 



$5., $7.50, $10., 

Don't spend a Dollar till you see Our Styles. 



$12.50, $15. 



MT STERTJNG, 



WALSH BROTHERS 

We do the business. 



KENTUCKY. 



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FOR QUALITY, 

FOR QUANTITY, 

FOR A SQUARE DEAL, 

FOR FOUR PER CENT REBATE: 

fiii TO 




o Harry Linthecum's, The Comer Groceryman. 



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J. H. BRUNNER. 

THE SHOEMAN 
Has moved his SHOE STORE opposite the odd Fellows 



»,»i i n i! aj i ( 



Building, two doors West of Montgomery National 
A full line of men. women and children,s shoes. 

Fair dealing and good treatment. 



Bank. 




l^t. sterling. Kly. 
..al $50,000. Surplus and undivided Profits $30,000. 



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Directors:— 
J. Q. TRIMBLE, B. F. COCKRELL, 

Wm. S. LLOYD, C. D. GRUBBS, 

J. A. VANSANT. 




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Your Account Solicited. 



DAVID HOWELL, Cashier 



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The Reporter, 1906-04-14

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