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BIG ADDITION AND
Law Granting School Suffrage. to Kentucky Women Is Now in Effect
Women Who Can Read and Write
Now Eligible to Vote.
Thursday, June 27, 1912.
Lexington, Ky. The Education Department of the Kentucky Federation
June 21. Miss Martha Flood, of ot Women's Clubs has atarted, this
Siinpsttaville, visited Miss Anna Maj week, a School Suffrage campaign
which will continue throughout the
Str.rgeon last week.
months of July, August and Septem
Miss Bernice Grady
ber. By means of the press, the printfriends in Louisville.
ed circular letter, the pnlpit, Club and
Airs. VV. M. L.yie visited Mrs. Ueo. School League meetings In fact, by
Berkley at Eastwood Monday.
every means possible, an effort wiil be
Mr. and Mrs'. .1. R. Justice
made to Influence the women of KenSunday with friends at St. M.itthews. tucky to show their In west In public
of schools by expressing their legal opinMrs. J. C. Scot til was the
Mrs. I. G. Morris Monday.
ion on the subject.
The greatest effort will be made to
Miss Maud Safin
iited her sisvater, Mrs. Jones Crosliy, at Vein lid.ile. have the subject presented at the letrious Teachers' Institutes, and a
by the Education
Mrs Weiss lias returned to Louis- ter has been sent
Department, of which Mrs. R. N.
ville after a visit with her grand- Hoark,
of Richmond, la Chairman, askdaughter, Mrs. Johusou.
ing for a place on the Institute
Miss Nell Wilson, of Simpsonville,
for a School Suffrage speaker.
visited friends here Sunday.
Some of the most brilliant and capable
Members of the Ladies' Aid of women of the state have volunteered
Baptist church, who have undertak- to address the Institutes without any
en to finance building of a bridge expense to the local teachers: Mrs,
across the creek at the historic old Cora Wilson Stewart, of Morhead;
church, are giving their annual lawn Mrs. Mason Maury, Mrs. Harry White
fete on the evening of July 4. at the sides, Mrs. John Little, of Louisville;
Bell Benschoolhouse here,
Proceeds to be Mrs. R. N. Roark, and Miss J. Smith,
nett, of Richmond; Mrs. T.
added to the funds.
A. M. Harrison,
and Mrs. Desha Breckenridge, of LexSMYRNA.
Get Out the Vote.
June 24 Mrs. E. K.Miller is spendIt is the policy of the Education Deing this week in Bullitt county, with
partment simply to work to get out a
her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Brooks.
large vote for the most efficient school
Mr. Dick Smith and nephew, of officials, and to furnish, through the
Louisville, spent Sunday with C. C. public press, such brief and necessary
Smith and family.
information about election laws as
Mrs. J. M. Saunder is in Louisville, will enable all women to use the school
suffrage with intelligence and with
this week with relatives.
S. P. Reader, cf Louisville, was a dignity. No effort whatever will b
recent guest of W. A. Smith and made to build up a woman's machine,
nor j back any special candidate; on
Milton and Melvina Bates, of Lou- the contrary, a continued and persist
ent effort will be made to keep all
isville, are with their
school elections and school questions
T. E. Bates and wife.
"out of politics."
Mrs. Eraucis Cumuiius, of Fern
Letters of Commendation.
Creek, is witn Mis. W. H. Petfram
Many letters have been received
this week by the Department of Edu
Jonastientry and family attended cation, of the K. F. W. C, from county
the funeral ol their cousin at Bethel superintendents
superintendent from one of the Blue
Mrs. W. ti. Bense and Miss Ella Grass counties writes as follows"!
Rush speut Monday in the city.
"The county school superintendents
Mrs. Alice Jacksou, Miss Eulah and progressive teachen will appreBates and Master D. A.. Bates, Jr., ciate more than any other class of persons In Kentucky the granting of
spent Monday in Jellersoutowu.
school suffrage to women, for they
Miss Lillian Cummins speut Satur- realize how much this step will mean
day with Miss Marion Cooper at In the state's crusade for better educational conditions. I believe, moreOkoloua.
Miss Mamie Cary recently visited over, that the teachers feel an especial refponsibility to help arouse all
relatives in Louisville.
the women, who are their school
Mrs. McGarvey Kurfees and daughpp'rors, to this new privilege, and
ter, Eleanor, ol .Louisville, speut Ehft they will
In every way
several days last week with Mrs possible w it'll the club women to get
out a large school suffrage vote.
"An earnest and continued interest
The musical entertainment at
on the part of the club women will
Highview school house Monday night
soon bring about a realization of some
was well attended.
of those educational Ideals which we
Smyrna intends being well repre- have long possessed: more convenient
sented at the M. W. A. picnic at buildings and more beautiful grounds,
Fern Creek fair grounds Saturday better trained teachers and higher salafternoon and evening for all olu aries, longer school terms and a larger
and young alike are preparing to at- per cent of attendance, courses In Domestic Science, Manual Training, and
the Science of Agriculture, a curricL. E. Bates and family, of
ulum that shall consider the needs of
were guests of relatives here the individual child, and shall conSaturday and Sunday.
tribute something practical to his development."
Suffrage Law Now In Effect.
The law granting suffrage to KenJune 25. Mr. S. S. Coe, who was so tucky women went Into effect on the
badly hurt a few weeks ago, is slowly 12th of June. Women who are able to
read and write are now eligible to
Mr. John Tucker, Jr., of Louisville, vote in the August and November elecschool
is spending a few weeks with his tions for
school questions, and are eligible to
cousin, Tom Tucker, and family. hold any office pertaining to the man-- '
John's health has been bad for some agement of the schools, except those
time and we hope his visit to the' otherwise prescribed by the constitutcountry will be an improvement.
John T. Shelby, of Lexington, who
Mrs. S. S. Coe entertained at dinner Sunday Mr. and Mrs. Chas. Robb, participated in the framing of the
of Smyrna, Mrs. Walker and Miss School Suffrage Bill, states that it was
intention of those who prepared
Sallie Cahill, of Louisville, Mr. and the bill
that It should give women the
Mrs. Edgar Coe and daughter, of
right to vote for county superintendent. His legal opinion follows:
Mrs. Tom Ryan, who has been visit"Section 155 of the Constitution
ing her father, Mr. Stewart, of Hend gives to the General Assembly the
erson, was called home Saturday by power to regulate elections of school
the illness of her husband. The at- trustees 'and other common school distending physician fears he has ty- trict elections.' The Act of March 24,
IS 8, for the government and regulaphoid fever.
Mrs. Louie Coe, of Jeffersontbwn, tion of common schools makes the
spent Tuesday with her brother, Tom county the school district and proof this disvides for the
Tucker, and family.
trict into educational divisions and the
Mr. and Mis. Everett Warford and educational divisions into
boys. Stanley and Claud, have return- The office of county superintendent is
ed after seyeral days visit in the not a constitutional office, and under
the present system the county being
Mrs. Albert Ryan and three little the district the superintendent is a
girls are enjoying a visit to relatives school districtjDfflcer and the election
at which he or she may be chosen is
a 'Common School District Election.'
Mr. Russell Gaines, the county sur- It would seem, therefore,
veyor, had a force of men out here
Assembly had the constitutional
Monday surveying a new road from power to confer upon women the right
Tucker Station east to "Mt. Zion of suffrage, which wag attempted to be
church. This would be quite an im- conferred by the Act of 1912. Whether
provement to this part of the country this be so or not the intention of the
as people have to drive around ai framers of the bill was certainly to conmost to Middletown or Fisherville to fer upon women, if it could be constitutionally done, the right to yote for
get there from Tucker Station.
the county superintendent and upon
We all feel greatly encouraged school measures or questions
submitafter such a fine rain. Our crops ted to a vote of the people.
were beginning to look awfully bad,
"Very respectfully yours,
but now everything looks good.
"JNO. T. SHELBY."
Balbrlggan Mesh jrTfi
50t: and 75c Underwear, in
Mesh, Porosknit, B, QQ
V. D. and Balbriggan OOC
Mn's Union Suits, 7oc
Men's 10c. Hose
All of our$4.00,$5.00 and
All of our $2.00, 0-- Ae 1
$2.50 and $3 Hats M J
WHY PAY MORE?
Will Continue With Greater Bargains Than Ever
Sale Starts Saturday, June 29, 9 a. m.
We must make room and our $75,000 stock of fine Clothing, Furnishings; Hats and Shoes must
move and move quickly, no matter what the loss may be, as we have decided to add another departmerchanment. All this season's goods, no goods bought especially for this sale. All are high-gra& Co. of Baltimore, and many other good makes of clothing.
dise of such makers as Schloss Bros.
Remmbr Merchandise has no value in this sale, what we want is room and want it quick, as
we are entirely overstocked on account of the backward season. Very seldom do you have a chance
to buy such dependable merchandise at such low prices in the heart of the season, just when you
need the goods. Read the prices below. You owe it to yourself and family. See what a dollar will
do in this sale. We can not mention all of our items but everything in the house is cut.
MEN'S AND YOUNG MEN'S SUITS
$7.50 Suits $2.75
Fancy Cassimeres and Black
Tliibets. In this addition and Stock dj') JCl
Hoys' Worsted and Cassimere Suits, 4 to 12,
worth from $2 50 to $3.50, plain pants
Other Boys' Suits from $1.45 and
$10.00 Suits $4.95
Men's 75c Fancy Shirts plain and pleated styles, in all new designs, all sizes.
Men's$1.0O,and $1.25 Fancy Shirts, with
$12.50 Suits $7.45
High grade seasonable goods in all the newest
shades and makes. In this addition
and Stock Reducing Sale
Men's Overalls, 50c values
Men's Overalls, (Union Made) 75c values.
and Star Onion
$18.00 Suits $9.95
Suits in the uew greys, tans
blue Serges in the new English in two
three button style and Norfolk- In this
Addition and Stock Reducing Sale
In the new shade of tan and blue Sertres.
this Addition and Stock Reducing
5c values-2c- .
$20.00 Suits $12.45
25c and 35c values 19c.
Al of our $22.00 Suits in all the newest styles,
shades and fabrics,
during this Addition and Stock
Men's 25c Suspenders
Men's 35c Silk
Unlimited amount of
everything as long
as they last
$22.50 Suits $14.95
The variety of fabrics and colors are so exWe are closing out our Shoe Department
tensive that every shade that you can mention
Evervthing marked in
is here in
worsteds and cassimeres in plain figures. One price to
Men's $5.$4 and $3.50 Shoes and LowCuts.$2 88
the new blue, grey and tan Serges, made up all.
in the new English and Norfolk or conservaMen's $3 and $2.50 Shoes and Low Cuts. .$2. 15
tive style; during this Addition
and Stock Reducing Sale
and $1,50 Men's Pants .
and $2.25 Men's Pan s.
and $4.50 Men's Pants
$4.50 During this Sale Store Open Every Evening Until 9:00 p. m.
Bet. 2nd and 3rd.
LOUISVILLE TIMES AND
FROM NO,W UNTIL NOV. 30, 1912
FOR ONLY $1.50