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HICKMAN, FULTON COUNTY, KENTUCKY, THURSDAY, MARCH 4, 1909.
WHOLE H0.a i:i7
ESTABLISHED IN THE TEAR 1HBO
EPISCOPAL CHURCH, HICKMAN, KY.
, jc;M hurh wt orirnnlii-d In lUMiy Itov N .V Coxulll.
8s 'j llfiixt Mr. Hun Atwuod ami William llsrper M ch.r
T1 rl lint iiulldltia' warn frame, which m torn down nflcr
(Mi.trd lr th Klrtirturr iliowit irrltli matin- W"K Hev.
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. film popular churchr or Hickman, mid hut a lare mem
, lot hit. nowerrr. they havrt lieen without a rector. Her.
I F .mm. lln ti tut gentleman to hold thlt poettlon.
Irnalty For Failing to Vprk
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Cp?iiy LOCAL NOTES
Everything In groceries Betters,
worth & Prather.
Mrs. J. T. PJummer, of Route A,
is on me sick hi;.
And what became of the 0. E. S.
movement in Hickman?
List your real estate with the Hick
man Courier. No sale, no charge.
Horace Snann. who has been ser
iously ill with pneumonia, is Itaprov-
The average woman has a mania
for clothes that are more ornamental
Call 38 It puts you in touch with
the home of good groceries deliver
It's difficult for some people to
understand how other people under
stands classical music.
Sude Naifeh left Sunday for the
Chicago rnarVeti to buy goodr
Watch for their announcement.
C. C. Smith left Sunday for St.
Louis, where he will purchase spring
goods for the firm of Smith & Am-
The four year old daughter of
Mr. and Mrs. Will Roby burned to
death at Fulton Thursday by getting
its dress caught from a stove.
S. B. Parker returned Saturday
from Mena, Ark., where he and his
wife have beep the guest of Mrs. G
S. Harrison. Mrs. Parker will not
return before April I.
Polk Church, formerly of Union
City, war, married at Charleston,
Ills., Feb 17th, to Miss Laverene
Dowllng, a popular young lady of
that city. The groom is well known
The heavy rains of the past two
weeks have demonstrated that we
made a good Investment by putting
in concrete walks and curbing. The
walks and curbing are still there, if
you will notice.
Mrs. A. A. Townsend and little
son, BUI, left Saturday for their
home in Hickman, Ky. 1 hey were
accompatned by Mrs. Townseud's
mother. Mrs. Win, urrell, wno re
turned Tuesday, East Prairie Ea
A dispatch from Topeka, Kas.,
says i When Governor Stubbs
signs the anti-liquor bill passed by
both houses, Kansas will nave a pro
hlbltioa law absolutely "air tight,"
even providing that physician shall
not prescribe liquor lor the use o:
A farmer who was on Intimate
terms with his grocer sent him the
following bit of news, considerable
mixed with an order for goods i
Send me a sack of flower, five
pounds of coffee and one pound of
tea. My wife gave birth to a Dig
boy last night also five pounds of
corn starch, a screw drive and a lly
tray. It weighed ten pounds and a
straw hat they say It looks like his
pa and a hunk of bacon."
THE FUTURE OF COTTON.
A Slow Increase of Acreage and Rapid
Growth of Consumption.
The United States In the crop
year of 1908 added more than a
million spindles to its consuming
capacity, although it took nearly
half a million less bales of cotton
for consumption than In the year be
fore. This tendenoy throughout the
cotton textile world of splndleage to
run ahead of actual consumption has
been a feature of the trade for the
greater part of the past two years.
Out of this relation is developing a
condition in the Industrial world
which is giving no little concern to
interests that had been counting on
a revival of the trade demand long
before the beginning of the cotton
planting season In the Southern
ment goes. Producing countries
enlarge their acreage much more
slowly than consuming countries add
to their spinning capacity. As
the East and the Mediterranean
countries, and such rapidly develop
ing powers as Mexico take to manu
facturing for their own domestic
needs as well as for exports, some
succeed in eularging their cotton
acreage, but not correspondingly.
It is this difference In the tend
encies of agriculture and manufac
ture that presents to the cotton
world a problem bf much more vital
significance than the ordinary ob
server is inclined to give to it. At
home, where w consume about 40
E. R. Ellison's
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I New goods are coming in all the time now
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I You are invited to come and look.
states for 1909.
Comparison of the sources of sup
ply of splnable cotton with ths mill
takings by countries shows the two
aspects of the problem from the
points of view of producer and con
sumer. The production figures for
raw cotton In percentages below are
for the crop year ended with Aug.
31, J908, as are also the consump.
tlon figures :
From the above table it is ap
parent that the demand for cotton
fiber is much more widely distribut
ed in the world's trade, considered
geographically, than is the supply.
Six different countries make up near
ly all of the areas which have any
significance in the production of raw
cotton, while twice as many political
groups are concetned In the regulari
ty and abundance of yield - for their
Yet the production and the con
sumption of cotton occupy a very
different position so far as develop-
llrllltu lii.lli M
Allothvn ... .lt.0
per cent, of the crop we grow, the
future does not weigh upon us with
such concern as the German, the
French or even the British, who put
capital Into colonial cotton ventures,
give to it. Last year the world's
consumption of American potton was
conservatively estimated, even on
three-fourths of the maximum cap
acity of the mills, at approximately
12.5OO.O0Q bales. And that was in
the face of a crop of little more than
11,000,000 bales of 500 pounds
The potential consumption of the
world's cotton mills, with their In
creased splndleage of the past eight
or nine years is not now less than
21,000,000 bales. The demand has
meanwhile advanced 24.2 per cent.
Mill building goes on steadily;
acreage is stationaiy or nearly so.
It must be evident that the present
dullness in manufacturing demand,
in which American spot cotton mid
dlings on either side of the Atlantic
hovers about ten cents a pound, is
only a lull in spinners competition
for cotton. The end of the latest
crop year in spite of depression that
was worldwide left the markets with
a stock of only 2,207,558 bales on
hand on Aug. 31, 1908. Wall Street
8WINQINO FLOWER RACK.
Plan by Which the Window Can Be
Quickly and Easily Gotten At.
Many houvowlvcs will bo clud to
know of a aimplo plan for placing
flowcra at their windows without hav
ing to mova tho plants when they neoit
to ounn or clean the sashes. Thin
drawing shows a dnvlce which can bo
swung out of tho way when tho win
daw must bo reached. As will bo aeon
randy Flower Shelves.
It consists of shelves placed on oppo
site posts, a a, ono of which Is pivoted
at the floor and at the upper part of
the sash. The support, b, Is made of
the same material aa the posts, and
serves to strengthen the shorter sldo
when the shelves are swung out from
the window. This short side, explains
Orange Judd Farmer, la made to rest
on the wlndowslll. The shelves, c c,
may be of nay convenient width, an
of light material. The bracket, d, has
a hole ln It for the plvo.t at the upper
end of the longer post,
Any Good Orchard Land Will Do, 8y
B. O. Longyear.
Any land nearly level or with a gen
tle slope which Is adapted to. other or
chard crops can be used for strawber
ries. Such land, may cost from 125 to
S5QQ or more per acre, If Improved, de
pending, largely upon Its location. In
faot, land valued at $1,000 per acre is
being used for this purpose In some
places. An acre of strawberries ln a
favorable season and on suitable land
may yield from SOO to 500 cratea per
acre, and as high as SOO crates have
been taken from this area in a single
season. An average price per crate Is
not far from $2, although ln seasons
of scarcity the grower mar recelvo as
high as $3.50.
The estimated cost of growing an
acre of strawberries, commercially, Is
about 100 to $125. Somo growers
consider that ln ordinarily good years
about one-half of tho returns is profit
Well managed plantations commonly
bring $500 an acre for the crop, and
this is often exceeded under especially
good care. With tho exception of har
vesting one man can tend about Are
acres of strawberries.
In estimating the cost and profits
in this business It must be remember
ed that the first crop cannot bo har
vested until the second from setting.
After this annual crops may be gath
ered as long as the plant continues
productive, from two to four years on
good land. After taking off the last
crop.. the plants are turned and some
late forage or truck crop Is planted, so
that the land does ot He idle during
the remainder of the season.
During the past few seasons straw
berry growing has received consider
able discouragement on account of the
ry winters. Hut as this is a matter
which Is not likely to continue Indefin
itely, and as prices have been excep
tionally high, .the outlook for straw
borry raising ln the bands of the care
ful grower appears especially goo4,
Washington Born Feb. Ilth.
It is not generally known that
George Washington was born on the
Uth day of February, 1734. Instead
of the 22nd. Subsequent to his birth,
the Gregorian calendar was correct
ed and the loss of eleven days by
recalculating the leap years was
made up by proclaiming the omission
of eleven days from the calendar.
The return to the old system would
have one advantage a two days'
holiday would answer for both Wash
ington and Lincoln.
Telephones on (he Farm.
Mr. Farmer t Would you like to
have a telephone on your farm that
will afford you protection at all
times, day, night and Sunday, for a
few dollars per year? If so, call on
our local manager and nave him ex
plain the "farmers line" rate.
Cumberland Telephone & Tf.lE'
GRAPH Co., Incorporated.
Engraved cards, $1.30 up-Cour
New Design for Cent Piece.
President Roosevelt has approved
a design that substitutes the head of
Abraham Lincolo for the Indian
head-on the one cent coins. This is
the first time the likeness .of any
man has ever beerr placed on the
coins of the country. The new presi
dent may have the good sense to
change the order before the coins
appear about the middle of March.
Shot up Coach.
When the north bound Frisco train
reached Matthews, Tuesday, the
conductor called for the rnnstihio
and had a young man 20 years old,
item uig ureeic, Aric., arrested for
"shooting UD" a nassrnper pnanh.
He was tried before Judge J. N.
mius, wno unea ntm soa and not be
ing able to settle the bill was brought
here to languish In Sheriff TTamr..
ton's bastile. New Madrid Record.
An assiciation headed hv Cel.
James Andrew Scott, the Rev. M.
a. Adams, estate Librarian Frank
Kavanaueh. and other prominent
citizens, has secured the highest
mil near Frankfort for the establish
ment of a tuberculosis camrj this
summer. Plans are being made to
begin a vigorous war against the
"plague" here where the preachers
say 75 per cent of the funerals thev
preach ate for its victims.
Fruit Still Safe.
Those who have examined the
fruit buds say the fruit is still unin
jured. The untimely warm spell
that threatened to so develop the
buds as to insure their destruction,
was succeeded by the cold snap
which put a stop to futher develop
ment, and if nothing happens to it we
will have a good fruit crop. It
is not thought the bloom will be
as heavy as many of the smaller
spurs were killed by the extremely
dry weather last fall.
Abused Night Riders.
In a dining room row at the board
ing house of Oscar Osborn, at Padu
cah, Thursday, Louis Eutrell, 25,
shot and instantly killed Osborn, 35.
Futrell was arrested, along with
his father, J. D. Futrell and T. D.
Petty, the two latter being held as
accessories. The arrested parties
are from Model, Tenn., and went to
Padu'cah with tobacco.
One report says the shooting was
the result of a quarrel about night
riders and Futrell shot Osborn for
abusing the riders.
Only the accused and several smalt
children of Osborn were present.
Osborn was shot through the heart.
"Tag Day" a Winner.
"One hundred dollars, clear pro
fit," is what the Literary Circle re
port for "Tag Day."
These good ladies are -exultant
over the success they met with, and
justly merited, as their efforts and:
energies were exercised in the splen
did cause of helping to raise the one
thousand dollar fund for the Car
The destributing of the tags af
forded much merriment for the girls
and boys who so cheerfully assisted
the young ladies of the Circle, and
though thoroughly tired at the close
of the day, declared they had had
"lots of fun."
In return for the valuable assist
ance rendered the Circle by these
young people, the Courier is request
ed to extend a hearty "Thank you'
to each one of them.
Those contributing the largest
amounts in return for a "tag" were
Miss Carrie Drewry, Messrs, J.
Sanger and E, E. Reeves.
Order the Courier today.
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