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VOL. 29. MARION, CRITTENDEN COUNTY, KENTUCKY, AUGUST 29, I907. NUMBER 13
Had Interesting and Benetlcal Session-Good
Attendance of Teachers
The devotional exorcisos o f
Wednesday morning were conducted
I' by 0. D. Spcnco. Aftor roll anil
Mr. Guilliams, of the State Normal
jSchool at Howling Groon, Ky., talk
?od to the institute a few minutoa
Jtclliug of tlio call for woll trained
The class of httlo onos again be-
)ing present, Prof. Sharon showod
iliow quickly they could loam to road
by the word method, Whether the
term "recitation" wait a good one or
not was discussed by C. K Thomas
land others. That which constitutes
fa good recitation was discussed by
Some very holpful remarks wore
made by F. .M. Poguo on tho -'art
of questioning. " Mr. Charlos Grady
nys that the art of questioning
through the personality of tho teach-
cr was the life at Luc recitation.
Photigh a visitor, Mr. Grady from
time to timo made somo very holpful
When the institute was called to
Jiorder after a short roucs Mrs. W.
;0 Tucker favoicd the body with an
instrumental solo. Dr. Daughtory
delighted the institute with a paper
on "The 1'ropcr Mothods of Instruc
tion in giving the child a true and
useful Kdtioation." J. B. McNcoly
mado the motion which was earned
that this paper be priced as part of
Uic minutes oi tlip institute. Prof.
Aharon told of his way of toaching
htstory which was very instructive.
Mun Corda Whcoler gave some good
I points by which impudence and re
bellion could be treatod. Institute
ntood adjourned until the aftornoon.
Affor mini' anit rnll oll Dr.
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Vernon Fox made a splendid talk
on how Physiology should be tauirhl.
He made his discussions very interesting
by drawings. Prof. Guil
hams very pointedly gave the evil
effects of the tobacco habit; Dr. L.
F Moore said that children should
be taught how 'to live and proporly
care for their bodies for tho sake of
their own health.
Mr. Fred Stmic says
in school has many causes, but
no cure as ho can find.
The institute was then adjourned
until Thursday morning.
Tho institute was called to ordor
Thursday morning by
Thomas. Devotional excrcisos were
conducted by Prof. Guilliams, of
Howling Green. When the roll had
been called Instructor Sharon took
his class of faithful little ones and
nliowod what wonderful progress they
could mako by tho proper training.
"Tho aim of public schools" was
quite an interesting topic From
the views of Miss Kthol Hard, Bro.
Klgin and tho Instructor, it can be
Hummed up that tho ultimato aim is
to make men and women by educating
thorn physically, mentally and
greatest of all, morally. Prof. Guilliams
gave some interesting statistics
of tho rate of incrcaso of crimo in
Homo portions of the country and its
.decrease in others. He thinks this
lis due to tho way thoy aro taught.
Wr. K. K. Phillips showed the exemplary
way in winch the teacher
V should go bceauso his manner and
nanus oucci me pupu.
Mr. Guilliams mado quite un
and instructive talk on
What is Tcaohing? His answer to
thia question was: "Teaching is
placing beforo a student or body of
students an object or subject in such
a way as to attract and bold the
attention and to put into operation
the proper mental and physical powers
so that tho result will be knowledge,
skill and power."
Hoeoss was announced at this
If all teachers wero as Misses Iva
Ilioklin and Verda Guill, ideal
teachers, this county would have a
far bettor educated population,
Miss Tinnio Wheeler gave some good
points as to what teachers should
road. She omphasized the remark
that thoy should do more genera
Miss Kmina Terry and A. A.
Fritts took a peep into the future
and told their opinion of the coming
toachcr. Miss Vienna Roberts gavo
a very earnest calk on why moral
instruction is tho highost duty
placed upon a teacher. J. C. Hardin
also gave his views on this subject.
After a few remarks along the
same line by the Instructor, adjournment
for dinner was announced.
When tho institute had been called
to order, "How moral aots become
habits' was nicely told by Miss
Mary Towory and O. I). Spcnco.
Miss Jennie Clcmont made a good
talk and Mary Lou Wilborn road
an oxcollont papor on "How may
the examplo of the toachor bo a
great factor in moral training."
They think the school is a reproduction
of the teacher, therefore he
should be very careful.
Somo good ways by which obedience
to, and respect for the law may
bo inculcated wero given by Miss
May Hoyt. The highest aim of
education is to make better men and
women so thinks Misses Klva
Roberts and Margaret Rankin.
The institute discussed the subject
' 'Wills, " and gave sohip examples
of will power. Ho says if the
toachcr exerts the proper will power
crime will decrease. Misses Willie
Clement and Hattic Majors told in
what way knowledge was power.
Hro. Price, as always, had something
good to tell the teachers.
The institute adjourned at .'1
Quite a number of Marion people
as woll as the toaohors gathered in
the School Auditorium Thursday
ovening and were ontortaincd by
rooitations by Misses May Hoyt and
Lena Holtselaw. Music was beautifully
rendered by Mrs. Walker,
Missos Sallie Woods and Gwondolyn
Haynos. An instructive lecture
was given by Prof. Sharon on "Two
Cyelos of Literature '
Tho institute was called to order
at S:I50 Friday morning. The devotional
exorcises wore conducted by
tho Rev. Hutlor.
After roll call a representative of
tho Howling Green business school
made a few remarks in behalf of his
school Prof. Sharon then gave a
lew moments to his little class.
Those not using tho word method
were compelled to acknowledge its
superiority over other mothods.
Tho committco on daily prouram for
the county schools being ready to
report, the chairman, Prof King,
oxplaincd tho program which they
At tho close ol recess a solo by
Mrs. Walkor was much enjoyed.
Arithmetic was the next subject
taken up. Misses Ruth Hill and
Corda Smart gavo their opinions of
tho two underlying principles of
Mrs. Walker told her methods of
teaching numbers to the beginners.
Prof. Sharon showed how many of
tho hard points of Arithmetic could
bo made practical thereby making
it easier lor the pupils to understand.
The body was adjourned until 1 :30
(Concluded next week.)
AT CHURCHILL DOWNS
Historic Race Course at Louisville will
be Location of 1907 Exhibitions.
After three weeks of negotiations
with tho owners of Douglas Park at
Louisville, resulting in a failure to
induce them to lease the irrounds lor
tho 111(17 Kentucky State Fair,
the oloaring of the title to tho
property and adjustment of other
matters in connection with the pur
chase of the track and buildings as a
permanent location, the Kentucky
State Hoard of Agriculture has been
givcu the use of CJhurchill Downs at
Louisville for holding this year's exhibition
during the week of of Sept.
111. The Kentucky State Fair will
therefore be held on the dates mentioned,
at historic Churchill Downs,
where the Fair last year was held.
Messrs. Charlos F. Grainger and
Matt !. Winn, representing the
Churchill Downs interests, have
agreed to the use of these grounds
and the committco representing the
State Hoard have extended to them a
voto of cordial thanks for their liberality
in the matter, inasmuch as much
as the grounds aro tendered to the
State Fair upon terms agreeable to
the State Fair management.
Churchill Downs, while a typical
race course, is considered to be the
best equipped State Fair grounds in
south, with the possible exception of
the Texas Fair grounds. There will
be an abundance of stall room for all
kinds of live stock, there is a big
grand stand and there are buildings
trnltable for fhe departments whicfi
must be shown indoors.
The entry list in the different exhibit
departments is the greatest in
the history of the Kentucky State
Fair, at this time, three weeks prior
to the exhibition.
The State Fair management is
spending over $7,000.00 in exploitation
and expects record breaking
attendance daily. Some of the greatest
amusement enterprises in the
country have been contracted with
for State Fair week.
Change In Hrm.
Having bought my partner's interest
in the Marion Coal & Transfer
Co., I am now sole ownor. 1
wish to tlnnk the public for all
past lavors, and solicit your future
order. 1 will endeavor to treat
every body right and hopo to merit
Please telephone your orders in
plenty of time, so that we may fill
them promptly. My price for hauling
baggage is 15 cents for each
piece one way during the week, 2f
cents on Sunday.
O. II. PAiUrf, Mgr.
Marion Coal Ar Transfer Co.
Brother Against Brother.
Paducah, Ky., Aug. lit. It is
possible that W. F. Paris and Robert
Paris, brothers, of Livingston
county, may oppose each other for
the legislature in the Livingston-Crittenden
district, the former as a
Republican and the latter as a Democrat.
Robert Paris has already
been nominated by tho Democrats.
He was formerly a Republican, and
the district is close enough to make
a race interesting, although the
Democratic candidate has a shade tho
best of it.
Miss Maude Flanary entertained a
number of her friends Tuesday night.
Delicious refreshments, consisting of
ice cream and cake, were served and
all spent a pleasant ovening. Thoso
Madeline Jenkins, Katie Yates,
Marion Clement, Gwendoline Hay-
nca, Annie Klgin, Fannie Hlue,
Nannie Rochester, Galen Dixon,
Sylvan Price, Homer Moore, Orlin
Moore, Robert Jenkins, Kmmctt
Clifton and Gray Rochester.
Miss Marion Clement entertained
Wednesday evening, last, in honor
of hcV visitor, Miss Mary L. Mycr.
Rcfre'shmcnts of frapp e, ice cream
and cake were served and a most de
lightful ovening was spent by everyone.
Those invited were:
Annie Klgin, Maude Flanary,
Madeline Jenkins, Gwendoline Haynos,
Mira Dixon, Robert Jenkins,
Galen Dixon, Orlin Moore, Aubrey
Cannin, Gray Rochester, Kmmctt
Cfiftou, Sylvan Price.
Mrs, Lewis Bebout Entertains.
Mrs. Lewis L. Hobout entertained
Thursday afternoon from 3 to (5
o'clock complimentary to Miss Mildred
Sue Hebout, ot Sheridan, Ky.
Many games were indulged in by
the young people, after which delicious
refreshments were served.
Thoso present were Misses Mildred
Sue Bebout, Sheridan, Ky; Alice
Thompson, Cairo, III; Lucille Tompkins,
Dixon, Ky; Vivian Cosby, Lo
rinne Cosby, Louise Thompson, Fannie
Thompson, Nell Meyers, Hattia
Hcnncberger, Mildred Anderson,
Myrtle, Marjoric and Jennie Hans.
Paducah News Democrat.
Destructive Wreck Hear Dawson.
DawHon, Springs, Ky.. Aug. 2b'.
One of the worst wrecks that has
occurred on the main line of the Illinois
Central in years occurred just
fceuth et this place on the first bridge
yesterday morning between five and
six o'clock, when freight train No.
1 S3 crashed into the rear end of
freight No. ISti which had just been
let into the block.
Failure of the air to work on train
No. was given as the cause and
the engine was precipitated to the
ground fifteen below, together with
seven cars loaded with lumber. The
track was torn up for some distance.
The accident rendered the track
and the through passenger
trains were sent over the L. it
N. to Henderson and then dowu the
Houder.-on division to Princeton, but
the local passengers were transferred
over the wreck.
. King Milllgan.
Married at the home of R. A. La-Rue
August 24th, Mr. W. J. King
and Miss Sophia Milligan.
The groom is the popular superintendent
of the Koystoue mines, and
is doservingly a favorite with his
many triends and associates.
The bride is the daughter of Mrs.
Nan Milligan formerly of this section.
Of late years, sho has been
making her home with her sister,
Mrs. Leslie Davidson, of this place.
The joins their many
friends in wishing them a prosperous
voyage and a safe landing.
Costs almost nothing to use Rex
Poultry Food Condiments, 1 cent
for 15 feeds. Valuable $2.00 gift
with 1.01) purchases. N. J. Bishop,
Secure Reliable Indemnity
! In an Experienced Agency
Telephone No. 32.
GOOD ROAD CONVENTION
To be Held In Paducah Grand Spirit of
Improvement Let Crittenden
Mr. Chas. N. Wilson, president of
tho American Engineering company,
of Indianapolis, Ind., will be present
at the Imigration Convention and address
the delegates and citizons on
tho subject of Inter-Urban Lines,
the value of same in developing the
commercial intorcsts of the community
and especially the importance and
value of lines to Paducah.
Mr. Wilson is now in touch with
the gentlemen promoting prospective
inter-urban lines out of Paducah and
it is believed that he will have a
great deal to do with the future development
and commercial progress
of Paducah and western Kentucky.
He now stands at the head of his
profession in this country and abroad
His company has built a large number
of inter-urban lines out of Indianapolis
and throughout these west
ern and central states.
Those who attend the convention
will have the question of the value
of inter-urban lines exploited by Mr.
Wilson in a manner that will awaken
the people to the great possibilities
of Paducah as a future center of inter-urban
systems, which will mean
great things for the city and western
CALDWELL COUNTY NEWS.
(From Pbinckton Lkadeb.
Miss Fannie Jackson, after a delightful
visit of several days to Miss
Carrie White, returned to her home
near Frcdonia yesterday,
Miss Virginia Nunn, the charming
and accomplished daughter of Judge
T. J. Nunn, of Frankfort, is Miss
Agnes Orr's pleasant guest,
Mr. J. A. Stegar has, in the past
few weeks, sold three building lots,
or all the vaecnt lots back of his
home and that of Mr. J. R. Wylic.
The first lot, with a forty-five foot
front, and next to the new hotel
building of Lester Bros., was sold to
Mr. W. II. Lloyd, of Morganfield.
Lester Bros, took the lot next to the
one bought by Mr. Lloyd, it having
a sixty foot front. The third and
comer lot, was sold to Mr. K. J.
Ilayward, the banker of Marion, who
liKe me oiner purcnascrs, win probably
build right soon. All these
lots being very desirable, sold at
twenty-live dollars per front loot,
making the lots bring over thirty-eight
hundred dollars. This sale of
lots is very convincing that Princeton
property is alright as an investment,
especially when men like Mr.
Hayward, who is regarded as one of
the State's best and most successful
business men invest in property.
Miss Mary Lou and Amanda Akin
returned yesterday from a visit to
Hopkiusvillc. They were accompanied
home by Mrs. Mildred Hall,
who is now their guest.
Miss Mary Wyatt and the Misses
Gholson, of Frcdonia, have returned
homo after a pleasant visit to Mrs.
Mrs. Maggie Cassidy, of Dycus-burg,
who has been visiting at Brook-haven,
Miss., enroute homo, remained
in Princeton a few days as the
pleasant guest of her sister, Mrs.
Coming Thursday, Aug, 2'J, tho
Prancing Pickaninnies in their great
minstrel- performance. Will bo in
Marion one week. Don't fail to seo
and hear them in their latest ballad
songs and also their rag-time songs.
Don't fail to sec Turner and Jasper
in their buck and wing dancing, tho
best on the road. Hear the little
pickaninnies in their coon songs.
Whatever you do watch Kose Bud,
the funniest negro comedians of tho
day; he will certainly be the talk of
the town. To see and hear the
ladies of this show will be worth
double the money you pay to sec the
entire show, for they never fail to
capture their audience. Wc change
program every performance. Admission
10 and 20 cents, reserved
scats 25 cents.
Base Ball Game.
Marion and Princeton, No. 2, met
on the formers diamond last Thursday
afternoon. The score was pino
to two in Marion's favor "Jimmio"
Wackcr, of Evansville", pitched the
game for Marion and the boys did
some splendid playing.
Our team was so encouraged by
their success last week that they
have challenged Princeton No. 1 and
they will play here (today) Thursday
The County Union of tho A. S, of
E. is hereby requested to meet in
Marion on Monday, Sept. 2, 1007.
All local unions arc requested to bo
represented and be prepared to report
the number of acres of tobacco pledged.
-Also each magisterial district
having membership in the Stealing
Association (any person is a moiubcr
of this association that pools his tobacco)
is requested to elect a member
to tho county board by the above
date, so this board can elect a delegate
to tho district board, whioh
meets in Henderson on the first Saturday
It looks as though there will bo no
troullo in getting enough tobacco
pooled to handle it at Marion. Farmers
desiring to pool lheir tobacco
should do so at once. Anyone desiring
to pool his tobacco, or join
the Association will have a chance to
do so at this meeting.
A. F. Wooi.v, Pros.
SALE NOTICE. '
l will on Saturday, Sep't 7, 11)07,
oiler for sale the following:
Farm of Gti acres, two head of
mules, two milk cows, one lot of hogs,
"poland china;" all my farming implements,
consisting of plows, mowers,
wagon and gearing, household
and kitchen furniture and growing
crop of corn and tobacco.
Terms: mado known on day of sale.
Geo. M. Taiior,
Every Loss Satisfactorily
and Promptly Adjusted
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