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VOL. 28. MARION, CRITTENDEN COUNTY, KENTUCKY, APRIL 18. 1907. NUMBER 46.
Doors Open at 7:15
-'lowing ntHCPi a '"J heart
i fashion. I am piofnundly eon-
I that in this period of
.-.011011110 orisls tlio only man
.in carry to stiooessful
On- reform instituted in behalf
eoilo is the man who is al-
'ntronchod in tho power and
1 1 ifr of dauntless oourago and a
f.i iioiiM suocoss in tho executive
I li.ivo undoavored in my speech
w my convictions,
i.tioiis uro so earnest and sincere
t I cannot ohango thorn nnlos"
1 r reasons aro nivon than hao
: The Season
Prof. H. C. von Tobel
MISS PEARL WATSON, Soprano
MISS E.SPOEHR, Mezzo Soprano
MR. H. W. DAVIS, Baritone
"It appeared to me that the only
fair ami honost thing U) do was to
pak my eonvietiane in full ouiineil
and with oneu roiee. In this belief
my speech. uhh the roquost o! the
AwKieiatod I'reea hat alioady keen
out ohI to the itewspapors of the
I have not one particle of
nor any more pride of personal
opinion in pressing this mat
tr, but the publicity already given
to my speech commits me to it so far
that I cjiinot in courage or in eon-latency
up press that pari of my
ieech around which the whole revolve
"1 recognize the full right of the
coiiimiuee, when thoy havo secured
Irom no released copies of my spoooh
the trend ot my remarks, to oxpross
appntral or disapproval of the
and since I, on the request of
the committee must yield
full obedience to their wislios in tho
matter. It i my misfortune to havo
niiseonntrued the occasion at to find
n llrvnn ratification meetint: where
I came to attend a free and serious
"There locms nothing loft 1110
than, save to withhold tho spooch
from the Bryan baii(U0t, although I
eaniiol consistently ask the newspapers
to which it has already boon
given, to refrain from suoh uso as
thoy may ec fit to make of it.
"Of conrce. this was only an in
dividual conviction submitted to
judgment of my party. 1 do not
nood to ay if Mr. Biyan shall be
nominated in the wisdom of the
n.nmurutic unrtv ai our next
date for President, that 1 shall givoj which men
him my whole-hearted and un.iiall
fiod, enthusiastic Mipport.
I thank the coiniiiitteo most oor
dinlly lr the courtesy of thoir unit
itioii mid rotrrettini; to lind niysel
prcented 10 mo up to tho pre- , u,rillllcu Mjth that portion of tho
Miie. 4 '
M reason tor stating this eon-
II at a Mryan bauiiiet with Mr.
hi present, was buoaiiHo I con-
I it the manly and Donioeratio
I'll.. Inn.. I.i vol.... II imtiiucut so'
i - minis to tho life, to the prof
' .mil tfl the realization ol host
of a Uomoemoy. is in a cmni
' the t'uitlif ill and in the roll
nee of our great and shining
' ' r who would bo theru to cum-
1 ' to approve or t" condemn with
' II force of his ti.lluunco and
unce, as ho might oe lit.
If 1 had made this speech in the
N 'li and with a mixed aiidionuo
I 'in it would havo carried a tug--'
' -n of truckling or the appear-
club who have charge ot tne
I sincerely wisli them
a jovous ovening and a profitable discussion
of the groat ol importance
to the party and people.
'. lollX I KMl'I.K un.
to take lis place at tho nauq
and spoke in pari as tollows
ti... i in... a mitt cIiuiil'o, am.
may change as woll, before the
of I!HS begins. Kill il tho
unnditions then aie n- they . arO to-day
if Uoosovelt rides the storm
that Is in tho realm or corporate
capital, then our way seems
open and our duty clear.
Sneaking here deliberately lor my-
sclt, and, in my
Curtain at 8:15
MISS T. L. WALLER, Soprano
MR. W. A. DAVIS, Tenor
MR. J. P. SMITH, Basso
THE AMPHION QUARTETTE
Assisted by the
MARION CHORAL SOCIETY.
The Marion Choral Society is pleased to present such talent on
this their initial appearance before the public. An entertainment of
true merit. A rare musical treat.
MARION OPERA HOUSE,
Tuesday, April 23rd, 1907.
Special Prices FOR THIS WEEK ONLY, 25, 35 and 50cts
Buy your ticket today as prices will positively
be advanced next week to 35, 50 and 75cts.
Advance Sale of Tickets Now on at Maynes &. Taylor's.
Springs Sensation by Asking Bryan to
tianiMit, Tmm.. A aril 10. A
-initial ItulHrf of Wie banquet
i, her to night by the Bryan
. rary Club, at which William
: .n wit thtgNMi ofhoitor.
itrr and ttWqMtHt ap!! of
I.mple (!rava, editor of the
.i.i a (ieorgiaM. who, m hi If Her,
.1 to speak Uwhm the tot-
r aked him moi to talk about
that Bryan ahonhl
i.atr HouMvalt lor n lection.
i Mr (Stare vrai induced to go
hanqtiet hall and deliver his
l. Mr. rtraroa in hm letter
M r V. A. Hood. I'midem
. niivrary C!h,
Lnn. Har Sir. I nn to
fti.Mga, yielding U no one in
I r .found and alleetioiiaie legarn
Mr Itrj'in and for the
and ita principle.
In the coura of my apeeeh I
i to make that plain warl"
... . ... . I I.!..
anrr of seeking favor where ilir the great majority nt the plainapJ,
. IIMT1 jmjpr n.,r fitwopo! .. j T mmuPL 1'CHIIIV.IUI. Ul VIIU , mUIMrU
douiuerti Mate, irom wiuoli I came,
1 liulicve that we should put the
party below the people, the principle
ahoe the man. We should rebuke
the spirit of spoils and the
hunger of faction We should affirm
our principles, confess our faith,
tecite the necessity of the reform of
corporate capital as the supremo and
transcendent issues of the time,
pa) tribute to the great and typical
American who has proved lumol!
the dauutlesM and conquering captain
of the people' cause, and thon and
there in lltst great convention of our
own, William J. Itrytti, tho one unmatched
and incomparable evangel
of our faith, speaking for a pure
Democracy, and speaking for tho
whole plain people ot tlii republic,
should put in nomination Theodore
lloosevelt lor one more undisputed
term of power to finish tho work that
he ha so gloriously oogun. I
It would give this great couutn .
of nun one miljouuial period in winch
faolioils and partisans should be still
ami the spirit of representative go
eminent should be given a new birth
and a new consecration to its grt.it
ideals to the glory of the people
and the admiration of the world.
And whuii this j cople had won
thoir majestic and enduring ictor
in the great and transcendent n
uomic problem ol the times, then at
its conclusion, parties, which are al '
ways uccossary and always helpful'
in a republic's life, might separate
onoe more into their separate camps i
behind real in win. n
ovory line of sectionalism should be
buried, every bogie of fogyism and
ol grail should be obliterated, and in
who have followed tor
twenty years in slavish loyalty oi
faction behind platforms which the
did not indorse and leaders in which
they did not believe might align
themselves once more and honesil)
behind theories of government which
carried their sincore convictions and
enlisted thoir intelligence and their
It would mean a new birth for
parties and a new start for the republic,
in mission and in history.
Mr Chairman, 1 submit in high
Later Mr. Gr.nes was persuaded i and representative nonesiy uus pun
net taliloj osition, which seems io oe rumum,
' but which I know to be right. I
I men have never been more loyal to tne
life and lortttncs of tho great
who is our, honored uuest tonight
1 have never been a better and
a truer Domocrat than when I suggest
this saeritiee which will make
our peace with history and establish
the prosperity of the people. Bury
me if you will with partisan scorn
fair judgment, of to-night, but think ot me to-morrow
with that high and patriotic conscience
which lifts the patriot aboe
tho partisan and blends the immortal
principle with tho real welfare of
The Democratic party fronts today
an opportunity which eomos not
often in human history to glorify its
principles and to perpetuate its usefulness
May Uod and ihe better angels of
our history help us to the patriot's
policy and the people's weal. Courier
Mrs. J. W, Branson Dead.
Mrs Nora Hello Howcrton Uran-
sou, wile ol '). . urauson, oi .Mai-,
toon vicinity, died Wednesday, April
1(1, of consumption alter a lingering
illnchs oi twelve months duration.
She contracted malarial in Southeast
Missouri last year and soon after her
return hero to her old homestead was
a victim of grippe which settled on
her lungs, and after that she continued
She was born Jan. IIU, 187f and
was the daughter of Hichard .
a well known citizen of the
county. She was married to .1. W.
Branson, who survives her, in 1SSI3
and leaves five children. Her sur
viving sister's arc Miss Kittio
and Mr. I'na Showmakcr, and
brothers are .lames, Charles, Fred,
John, Cojeman and llrownic.
She was a Christian since child
hood, being a member of the llepton
Haptist church. The interment took
place Thursday at tho llcpton cemetery
Hev. I. (J. Hughes officiating.
Mrs. Mary Grasty Dead.
A tdegram roceived in the city
Monday morning contained the news
of the death ot Mrs. Mary Grasty,
uiothri of Mrs, H. C. Love, of this
city, who has heen at her bedside
tho past week
Mrs (Jrastv has made hor homo
recent I v with her daughter. Mrs. .1
W. Darwin, at Kvansvillc. Tonu..
but for many years resided near
HWnians Rolling Mill' in Lyon
CIfiillyjRrd"rator at Cadiz, where with
her daughters she kept one of the
best hotels in Western Kontueky.
Mrs. Grasty was a noble Christian
character and wan liiuoh beloved and
respected by all with whom she came
in i outset. She was seventy eight
years of age. My hur roquest her
remains were brought to Kddyvillo
yesterday and wero laid to rest at the
old faintly burying ground.
Beautiful Art Piano.
Manufae'urcd by the famous Krell
Piano Co. in Cincinnati, Ohio , was
sold through their representative. C.
II. Kioner, hereto Mr. Felix Cox,
of Marion, who is very proud of
the piano in town.
Fire and tornado nisurancn.
laud & Hiivnes
GHAS, M'MIGAN KILLED
Was Shot and Mortally Wouuded
Louis Sliger, Saturday.
A most distressing tragedy occurred
a, the home of James Kirk in
the Colon vicinity last Saturday afternoon
at five o'clock, in which
Louis Sliger was shot and in turn
shot and mortally wounded Charles
McMiean, of the same vicinity.
The full particulars arc not obtainable,
but will all be brought out
at the examining trial next Friday,
Apr. 20, and will be published in
full. Some of the incidents immediately
proceeding and following the
killing arc as follows:
Sliger had gone to Kirk s house to
see him about the purchase of some
hogs, and as Kirk was in Tolu he
awaited his return. When he did
return McMiean was with him and
carried a shot gun, which ho proceeded
to empty at Sliger, who carrying
a Colts revolver, emptied it at
his antagonist. One of the bullets
from Sligcr's pistol struck McMican's
horse and another struck the rider
in the abdomen penet atiug to the
backbone. He walked home three
hundred vards, but realized he had
received his death wound and so informed
his family. Dr. Clement
was hastily summoucd from Tolu,
but gave the dying man's family no
cncouragomoiit after examining the
SENATOR BLACKBURN SAILS
New Canal Commissioner took Kentucky
Horse on Isthmian Trip.
Washington D. C. April 17.
Senator Blackburn, who has received
his commission as a member of the
Panama Canal Commission, sailed for
the Isthmus on April 7th, accompanied
by his family. Included in
the family was Mrs. Blackburn, her
sister, Mrs. Kitch, and the Senator's
granddaughter, little Teresa Lane.
The Blackburns will reside at Ancou,
which city over-looks the Pacific
ocean. But the Senator will havo to
be here a great portion of the time
during the session of congress, as a
part of his duties will be to represent
the Secretary of War in hearings
before committees of Congress considering
proposed canal legislation.
Senator Blackburn will have direct
charge of all matters relating to relations
of the Canal Zone with adjacent
republics, and also, as far as
possible, represent the commission
before the public in this country,
delivering frequent addresses on
public occasions in various parts of
Senator Blackburn took his riding
horse to the Isthmus, but icft the
rest of his stable in Kentucky.
Mrs. Woodson's Burial.
The interment of Mrs. Maggie
SliKcr was struck in the head by l'ranklin oodson, the young wito
one of the shots rrom McMican's gun of George Woodson, took place at
but his wound while painful is not Bosebud church ton miles East of
dangerous. ' Marion Thursday morning. Thcro
McMiean loaves a wife and four was no funeral service at the grave,
ehildron. He has been married three this being deferred, as many members
times, his Gist wife being Hichard of the family were unable to attend,
Gass' daughter. His second Jas. a song and prayer by the pastor, Bcv.
(Mnuhoin's daughter. His prcseut H. C. Love, being the only obscrv
wife was Miss Sallie Fry before her ancc. Besides her husband and two
marriage. McMiean was only thirty little girls. May eight years and
years or ago and was a brother of Gooigia four yoars of ago. Hie is
Henry McMiean, a weU knowiwjitiurvivctfby d
ot this Mrs. Ben Frank tour sisters.
zon county. ,
Tim unfortunate aha r is denlored .unuames uco. ini, r. r.. uia,
have of Miss., Frauk Martin,
i... nmrv nn !i Wh ninn nianv
., y.v.., ". - - - w
friends and stood woll in their re
spcctivc ueignoornoous wnuro miuu.
Mr. Sliger has employed Hon. A.
C. Moore to defend bun. lie surrendered
Sunday and was put under
$1000 bond, which was increased to
$2fi00 after McMican's death which
! occurred Monday morning at ten
The interment took place Tuosday
at the family bumuu on the
Fords Ferry' road near Crooked Creek
and was attended by one of the
largest crowds ever seen at a tiiueral
in the country. Be. K. B. Blackburn
.1. T. Hicklin will soil you Hour
I cheaper than any one.
M eeB eeW eeel Y A elH llfWlt
FimaatoOmm m nmil
s rraae rrvm
SM ruicuiaucucaiiis' iw rai
The only excuse for buying anything but
a Pure Grape Cream of Tartar Baking
Powder is to save a few cents in price.
I ROYAL costs you a few cents more per can than Alum or Phos
phate of Lime powders, but it is worth tar more than tne dittcrence
to keep your biscuits, cakes and pastry free from the injurious
effects of these cheapening substitutes.
CJContinued use of Alum means permanent injury to health.
Avoid Alum Ailments Say plainly
a . . t 1 1
county, and .Hiss .una crunKiin
aNo two brothers, Jr. and James.
She was born Feb. 22nd, 1881,
was married in 18'JIJ and was a consistent
christian woniau much beloved
by all who knew her.
Monday morning Mr. Uubio Holder
and Miss Pearl Hornback, of
Dycusbrug" icinity, came up and
were married at the court house by
Bcv. K. B. Blackburn.
They were accompanied by another
ouple also from Dycusburg. Mad-dame
rumor soon spread the news on
the street, and by the time the.
licensed could bo issued, quite a good
nnnvd bad gathered to witness the-
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