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HICKMAN, KENTUCKY, THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 8, 1912
Number 3 1
In Western Kentucky Shown
by Commercial Report,
roiii Saturday's Pnducah Nowu-
i mocrat wo dip tho following, which
iiiid be of Intercut to many of our
i in- basis for tho commercial re
i n of Major W. A. Calhoun, cou
nt. iiKlnoor for tho Kentucky
- .ii nweetarn, to his company have
!. almost completed nud portions
' placed In the hands of President
-l a Whllo tho report will bo held
,uj. utinl until tho full details nr
u out, a n u niter of rulathv
were disclosed which Indicate i
. ihv cnrnliic power of such nlrac-,
)uui nu that which tho cum-
will build will exceed 12 percent'
n.uir Uirren parta of tlm territory
i u iii road will traverac.
"I. their way to Hickman tho field
, i,.tiiifi force has reachmt iiaru
. .1. t) . aud within a week or ten
. ... Major Calhouu expects to bavo
r. iort completed. Some of tho
i. u..niun that bus boon gathoisd
. im force villi proro aurpriauiK
1. 1 bUMluoaa men who have tird
,. in toucii with Uiu resource
t i Kentucky. Among tues
i;c tho follow lug:
. ... ruud Milt traverse S10 miles,
. .1. miough olovun counties, a.io
.. ttv titty cities, towiia and
. . iiih,us with a population of
o iUe counties Imo a popula
i .'uv.veo. Ino road wilt com
,. .ui.- distinct dlviaioua to Uie '
i, to Uie south, with a suu-'
'i koutiioasl aud bOutliwei, anu i
.u inu Mississippi river, then
. toad, by lbeo divisions, Hips
...a. ttuu mineral auction, the Um
. . kkxui, mo Agricultural sections
.. .o.i, iuu truu and gardening see
u. u. counties through which tao I
'-i wi.i run Uiero uro J,17,hU3 acres,
u.u. witu. l.VUbjViiiii.crus In culu i
j --, or Just about tiU per cent of
a. a u cultivated. !
tapon und import tonnage ot
u.iury annually is oonsiuurauly
c - lour und one-naif million tons.
, itity vaiuu ot the eiemn .
i u f t,9,b72,?7ti, while tho bauk
A . ourixs, as given to Major Cat
vj mo sworn statements of tho
.. . , ,u mo fifty cities and towus,
j t . j .'J, toil.
. outer facts which have been
-"O iy Major Calhoun aud .he
- -i .m ruHjrt would make a book
" h. mice mo slzo of a popular i.uv-
i tuts full report a condensed
".lit will bo niado und tbeuthu
. iuied ftatemeut will bo cutdou
u a d.gest. Tho tacts In tho digest
.. w baianctd against tho details
o. tt, construction and malntenanco
4 unnamed by tho fluid force now
u work, und tho earning power of
tue road ascertained by accurate
OLLIE JAMES' PLATFORM.
o nator Olllo James la his apcoch
'u no Kentucky Legislature after
"u ilecUon, declared himself as fol
1 shall voto for and advocate nn
" . udment to tho constitution pro
viding for tho direct election of Son-
ors b- tho people nt tho ballot box.
I shall vote for an Incomo tax on
lir fortunes of tho rich.
I shall voto to reform and roduco
c tariff so that not ono dollar shall
to levied or collected except for tho
parpose of revenue
I shall voto to restore to my coun
,ry competition In tho fields of hon
t mdcavor everywhere-.
1 shall voto to drive from our
-Kin try thoso powerful and opprea-
r agencies which sock to mako
kind but n machlno to turn out
. cM for Uiolr overflowing coffors.
' I bt llovo In the enforcement of
'hr criminal law against thoso who
uato tho anti-trust law.
"I shnll stnnd nlwaya for our peo-
, for tho protection of ovcryono of
wir eltlzens who claim allegiance and
N- ictlon under tho ample folds of
' glorious flag, whether It bo tho
lumblo Jow with his peddlor'a pack
on his back In far away Russia, cr
n proudest Araorlcan on any foreign
hen tho bowels becomo Irregular
you aro uncomfortable and tho long
tr this condition exists tho worso
ou fcoj. Vou can got rJd of thU
misery quickly by using HEROINE,
lako a dose on going to bed and soo
now fino you feel next day. Price
60o. Sold by Ulokmaa Dnui Co.
If anybyody asks you to buy anything that men, women or
children wear anywhere else but at THIS BIG STORE,
because we are presenting you such a chance to save money
as you'll not likely have again for a long time. In addition to
The January Clearance Sale
'which is greater than ever, because have a greater stock than
ever before at this season, and are making greater price re
ductions, we have commenced our
WHITE GOODS SALE
This is absolutely the best opportunity of the year to lay in
a supply of these goods. Those who are wisest will buy
most liberally. The prices are right. The more comparisons
you make the greater will be your appreciation of this store's
supremacy in assortment, in quality and for fair prices.
Undermuslins, Corsets, Lace
Embroideries, Waists, Petticoats
Domestic and Fancy Linens
Towels and Toweling
We will not attempt, in this advertisement, to publish details
and prices. But, our say so for it our recommendation for it,
it will profit you to visit the store at any time, but more espe
cially right now.
SMITH & AMBERG
Tobe Moscly h mapping out a busy
season's work for his bees tola com
Fletcher Honstep sleeps In his large
square specs now since ho paperjd
his celling with newspapers.
One of the merchants at Tickvllle
is making arrangements to hold his
regular monthly closing out sale.
Tho estate of old man Flndle, coa
slstlng of one eight-day clock, and a
few other smaller nrUcles will b
I wound up next week.
The mall carrier brought in a Jug
of sorghum molasses on his last trip.
, They were so thick he says he had a
i hard time getting here with them.
The owl that has been sitting oa
tho old boiler at the sawmill on up
per Gander creek for some time, rove
1 and flew away tho other day shortly
aftor the engineer built a fire.
Tho Old Miser, who some time ago
burled his money In a mule collar
near the corn crib, has dug it up and
this time he burled It In the Dog
Hill graveyard, where everybody ia
The Deputy Constable went rabbit
hunUng last Wednesday. Over near
Rye Straw graveyard he got a goo
clue to one, but the rabbit in somo
way got wind of the officer's approack
and made good hk escape.
I Sim Flinders will begin a crusade
of building chimneys through this
section of tho country as soon as the '
weather opens up. He has a new'
method, building his chimneys sei4 -and
then boring a hole down tie
I Cricket Hicks has ben riding, bis
b' red lantern-Jawed mule abeit
tho country all this week In anytf.
tempt to get married. A Mleetteiior
has not been made, but CriGket's "'
mule hold Its head awful high, and
hi? tall erect when It passed Miss
Fruzlo Allsop's home. Kentucklan.
Granted In Obion County,
Since Our Last Issue.
R. F. Cunningham and Itena Ander
son. Chas. Lcosure and Movis Andrews..
T. E. Swindle and Viola McAllster.
J. M. Rhodes and. Elizabeth Hale.
J. M. Workman and Mrs. Alice D.
R. L. Fields and Reggie Flemmlng.
Chas. Morrisetto and Pearl Callis.
S. E. Duren and Stella Mays.
Will Trlbble and VIra Bolln.
J. W. Hlllman and Mabol Benedict.
J. O. WEST SELLS STABLE.
J. O. West sold last Friday his.
l'very stable (the old Leggaato place)
to Ben Lattus and Jack Stahr. The
purchasers took possession at once
and aro now on tho job.
Purchase prlco was $1850, and In
cluded live stock, vehicles, harness,
lease on barn, etc.
Mr. West will probably engage In
some other lino ot business In Hick
Almost Lost HI Life.
S. A. Stld, of Mason, Mich., will
I never forget his terrible exposure to
a merciless storm. "It g. e me a
dreadful cold," he writes "that caus
ed scvero pains In my chest, bo It
w i bard for mo to breathe. A
neighbor gave no several doses ot
Dr. King's New Discovery which
brought great relief. The doctor said
that I was on the vergo of pneumo
nia, but to continue with the Discov
ery. I did so and two bottles com
pletely cured mo." Use only this
quick, safe, reliable medicine for
coughs, colds, or any throat or lung
trouble. Price 50c and $1,00. Trial
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Do you remomber Sunday, Decem
ber 317 Of course you do, for It was
only a few days ago. But there was
one peculiarity about It that you
probably did not notice. It was the
53d Sunday. But ono year In the
last 109 years has had 53 Sundas
and tho other 108 have had only 52.
You will never llvo to see anothor
year with 63 Sundays. The year of
1912 Is a leap year, which accounts
for 1911 having 53 Sundays.
A Texas Washerwoman has been
left $100,000 by one of her patrons. It
Is safo to say that she never put too
much starch in his shirt.