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)i:.l I. Crlrter Creamry Company
Propose to Start One It Proper
Inducements Arc Ollnrnd.
II. .1 K. ('rider
, f FndonU, Ky , have ex-
a willingness to start a orcein
here if the farmers will o intrust to
irrnh iIumti milk from fiv ho "tired
i l injy nave m iao a aiomeu
tm of the project at I'rrdonin
i ni'H'h that they urn inutile to
p ee with their orders, i
lf they whotild bo oncouraged by
it pioplo of Marion by the gift of a
'' for their plant and exempt from
ixation for a reasonable period, it
ill provo of untold valuo to Marion
ml the armors nrcrittontlon couny.
h s company proposo to pay the
iirnicrs for their milk in one cent of
J"' prico paid by Kvansviilc, wnioii
fter tho cxprcssago is paid, would
nean a groat deal more than
Thin ii not mors idle talk, but a
jusinoss proposition coming straight
rom businoss men. They moan
very word they have authorised us
i) say and if you desire to ho further
nstruutod call at tho It id
llicu or sea Kskew Iiros.
Mrs. Charles T. Baker, who has
"en with friends in tho ottv, loft
'londny for her homo in Wabash,
ClirMlniift it t lie one thnr of ll ilic xrar when
the p rl t of giving ciino into erorv heart
Arid tltun comes the question, litre to go to find
ilii lagcst Mod from which to inali the best sc
lection Tht is quickly answered ''(HOIKS '
lie lu one of the finest Drug Store to ho Ion mi
id any Second. Oast I'ostofticc town in Kentucky,
and hit beautiful Mock is in accord with ihn
surroundings Kvery article has hern carcfully
selected and lit calculated to plee 3011 and that
Ms beautiful itore is full ol buy, anxious bujer
every day, n evidence of it .titractivetirs And
In erory instance eT.rjbiv in well pleased with
JAS. H. CRIME,
Tho Explosion Which Wrecked the
Mine and Converted It Intn a
CliAY. Ky. in-o l.'i After thirty
hours' dospcrtte struggle, tho
rescuing party searching tho Uakor
mine at Clay for the bodies of tho
sovcu entombed miners, returned
with them last night. The bodies
nuru not disfigured ud hud nut been
reached bv the rlro. Indications are
that tho men were overcome by gas,
Thoy wore found pretty far back in
the workings, us if, after hearing
the first explosion, tho men had run
in search of a place of safety. The
rescue party was hoadod by T. J.
Norwood, state mine inspector, and
Thos. Long, u deputy. Tho inquest
will be "held to-day. Tho
cifiins woro already at tho mine and
preparation had already been made
for the funeral.
Just beforo tho explosion oighty
of tho men had como out,( it being
Saturday and pay day, else tho loss
of lifu would have been terrible.
These mines, including several
others ut Whoatcruf and Sturgis,
with offices at Sturgis and head
quarters at Now York, who have
prided themselves on having tho
safest mines with fewest accidouts.
IV X CRITTENDEN COUNTY,
FIND SANTA CLAUS.
In fuel thi is the firt accident they
luvo 'miI, mid it from cuiim'S
of in the history of the oi'lcet
' cxpxrenoed miner.
The expioion is the h:irdcr to
for from the fci that it occurred
in No. SI, which is more than ooc
hundred foot below the No. 11 vein,
where tho seven iiiuu met death, and
having been abandoned, was full of
water. It was in this flooded mine
that this strange but fearful
The first thing wrong noticed at
tho top of the mine was in the boiler
house when engineer Williams no.
ticcd that the engine was ''creeping.'
Ho culled to his fireman to shut the
engine down. The firomau was
to do anything with it and the
engineer started ovor to help him,
whon the column of water shot out
of tho shaft and toppled over against
their building. There was a tremor
of the earth, a quivering of all the
timbers af tho shaft, the sound of
rushing waters, and suddenly there
appoarcd abovo the suriaoo a mighty
jolumu of water, carrying its burden
of timbers, coal'aod ordinary debris
of a anno. Straight towards tho sky
shot tho great column of water up,
up untill more than a hundred feet
it towered towered for only tho
fraction of a second when t divided
into two parts; ono part falling over
to tho southwest, striking tho boiler
house, full sixty foot an ay, moving
it from its foundation. The oilier
KENTUCKY, Do. 16, 1909.
column spent its force in the oppo
site direction with le-s destructible
properly in lis path. The water in
its mad ru -n nude a eomplet wreck
of the mine.
Tho news of the fesjful disaster
was phoned Superintendent W. H.
Cunningham's office at Sturgis and
forth with he loaded up many things
ho knew ,rould on needed and with
n fearless crew hoarded one of their
big engines a:id iu a very short time
was at the scene of the disaster and
foremost in tho bravo offort to save
the men entombed. But they were
Corset Training School.
Mrs. W. N. Itochcstor attended
the Corset Training School at Henderson
last week and is now better
than over, prepared to please her
many customer?. On her return
homo she was tho guest of Mrs. A.
L Borry at Sturgis.
On Tuesday, Dec. 7. 1901). about
the hour of 2 p. m., Mr. .Janis M,
Ford aud Miss Mary (J. Brown accompanied
by a few friends, drovu
to tho residence of K B. Blackburn
of this city, and were united in
inarringo by Ili-v. U. (J. Hughes.
' The groom is a prosperous young
farmer of tho Oak Hall vicluitv.
The bride is otiu of Crooked Creek's
most charming vouou lmlio May
this union be ouu of and
properity. U. G. II.
The wholo center of his big store is filled with
Books, of every description, from the cheapest to
the most coBtly, from the pen of every known author
in the world. You should see them.
His show cases, well filled witk beautifully decorated
Japanese wares, of every description and
dcMtrn and the uuroberlers other articles of w th
a d beauty, makes it plaiu indeed why Sauta
Ciau has niade ii his headquarters.
The largest and handsomest assortment of Teddy
Hears ever brought to Marion.
Kvery thing in Toilet articles, Perfumes. Fine
Soaps, Ornaniensts etc. If URMK bas'ut got
what you want for a beautiful Cristmas gift, yu
simply can't be suited,
JAS. H. ORME.
NOTICE TO THE STEMMlm
From w. R. Ha kin, Meirnnr ot The
nislrlct Board For the Cnunty
The Distiict Board 'f tho Stoni
iiiiug District Tobacco A;octatiori
has sold all of the Association's to
baoco in Crittenden County lo
W. G. Head & Son, of Mdisouvillo
Ky., to tie delivered at the Jarvi
fajtoiy in Marion, Kjutuiky.
In order to make this Mile it &i
agreed that the purchasers of this
tobacco should recoive all tobacco
stripped in large hand.-, as
stripped, but in ronurd to that part
of the crop uoo already stripped, it
was agreed that tho same should bo
tied in medium sized bauds, aud it
is necessary for good members to
faithfully aud cheerfully aid tho
District Board iu carrying out the
terms uf the contract, Jiid wo think
ill good "members will cheerfully
abide by this provision of tho terms
if the salo,
Messrs. Ucad & Sun will opou
their factory for tho rccepiion of
tobacco on Tuesday, December 14th.
aud recoivo up to and including tho
23rd, when tho factory will bo closed
till January 4th, 11)10, when it will
again be oponed to receitve tobacco,
and it is hoped that it will not again
bo necessary to oloso down till all
the crop has been delivered.
Let is again urge good membors
to do all thoy can to deliver this
crop in good oondition and according
to contract. Respectfully,
W. B. RANKIN,
Member District Board Crittondea
mm I mtTllMlPriif 'tHT
Xfmlii If Jin tW LbbbLH jLt ii i rvV
; THE WOOL GROWERS
OF FACE COUNTY
Are Requested To Meet in Their
Respective County Seals On
Saturday. December I8ih.
The time for the annual wool clip
is not over four months n. Hereto,
fom. with the exception of a few lo.
cal pooN. wo hov' sold oik wool sop-
arately and have pTmiited ihreo or
four middle men to make each from
one to three cents per pound from
its sale, thereby, losing n not ei
than five cents per pound. There
aro from ten to fifteen million pouuds
of wool clipped annually in this Stalo
and if it wcro pooled and sold direct
to tho manufacturer it would cnt
him no myro and ve our farmi'ts
not less than a half million dolljis
To effect this saving wo must have
a well organised pool nod to handle
the 11)10 wool orop wo have no time
to lose in perfectina thii organization,
Ii is popnsed to orgtnize the
Kentucky Wool Growers Association
under the laws of Kontuaky whiob
permit farmers pool their crops
and to bo ready for business by tho
first day of January, 1910.
All wool growers aro urgontly invited
to moot at tbo court house in
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