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VOL. XXXV MARION. CRITTENDEN COUNTY. KY. THURSDAY MORNING. FEE. 20. 1913. .NO. 33
OF 8,500, 000
Webster and Union Counties
Voted as Unit Against
CRITTENDEN, HOPKINS &
HENDERSON IN FAVOR.
Unit Vote Stood 33 to 31 Favoring
Sale Offer Made Monday for
Additional Two Million
DELIVERIES BEGIN HERE MAR. 3
The district board of the Stemming
Tobacco Association met in
the city of Henderson Monday
morning, and upon a canvass of
the vote taken Saturday bv
regarding the disposition of
the crop. It was ascertained
that a majority of the county
unit vote fa vorel selling 8,500.-000
pounds at prices of 7 cents
for fired and 6 1-2 for unfired.
This County's Vote Reversed.
Committeeman Travis of this
county, reported that the information
given out Saturday night
that our growers had voted
against a sale was erroneous.
Instead of voting against the
sale the growers voted unanimou
ly in favor of the sale.
Union county reported two dis
tricts for the sale and two against
it Saturday night with two
districts missing. It is understood
that the two missing districts
voted in favor of the sale
making four in' favor and two
against the sale.
County Unit Prevailed.
The district board decided to
count the county as a unit instead
of the district. In this
manner the vote stood as follows:
For sale Webster, 24; Union 8;
Crittenden, 1. Total, 33. Against
sale Hopkins, 9; Henderson,
22. Total, 31. With the county
unit vote controlling the board
decided to accept the offer of
buyers for 8,500,000 pounds and
the contracts will be closed today.
Offer For Two Millions
Buyers from Sebree and
came before the board
Monday morning and made prices
to take about 2, 000 000 pounds
over and above the above the
Owing to the fact that it will
take some time to get ready to
begin receiving tobacco, v the
Stemming District factory will
probably not be open before
We would earnestly advise all
person that have their tobacco
in bulk to look after it closely in
the meantime, as it is apt to damage
as the weather warms up.
Tobacco that is bulked in winter
order, even when bulked apparently
dry, will get very soft
and damage when the weather
gets warm. The best thing to
do when it gets too soft is to
hang it up. The next best is to
take, it up and shake it out and
True to Its Name..
"Waiter, this coffee is nothing
"Yes, miss, certainly. It was
ground this morning. "Evening
POUNDS OF CROP.
GOOD FUR HARDIN GO
33 Miles of Macadam Road Built
Elizabethtown, Ky., Feb 17.
The road fund report of County
Treasurer W. C. Montgomery to
the Hardin county fiscal court
today showed resources of
expenditures to the
amount of $35,938. 48, and a balance
of $10,300.33. For the
year 1912 the uncollected railroad
tax of S3.509. which will
j swell the balance to $13,S00.33.
I During the past year the
ty built thirty-three miles of
macdam roads, which is the largest
amount for anv one year in
the history of the county.
Evidence of Esteem.
I When Judge Allen W. Bark-
ley retired from the bench in
McCracken county last week to
, get ready for his new duties as
Congressman from this district,
the Fiscal Court of this county
presented him with' a beautiful
gold watch as an evidence of
' the high esteem in which he
j was held by that body, with
which he had been associated
i for the past three years.
Handed a Hot t)ne.
They are telling a good story
on one of Governor McCreary's
recent appointees to the office of
county judge. The new official,
'according to the tale of his
j friends, went to the courthouse
'and presented himself before
i the circuit clerk. After proudly
flashing his commission from the
governor, the new appointee
said; "Well here's my commission
and I am ready to be sworn in
'and qualify as county judge."
He was taken off his feet when
the clerk, after winking at the
others, sharply retorted; "lean
swear you in, but all h 1
couldn't qualify you!" Richmond
The county roads in Critten
den Co., are better at this date,
Feb. 19th, than we have ever
known them, at least, in recent
years. In fact the roads are
good. The recent heavy rains
and overflows have washed out
some bridges and caused some
few mud holes but nothing like,
is usually the case, in this county
at this season of the year. Commissioner
Wilson hopes to put
what bad places there are, in as
good shape as possible before
the heavy delivery of tobacco
begins, which will probably be
Belongs To Good Families. .
Phil Travis, who announced in
this paper for Assessor, is a son
of the late Lans Travis, who was
deputy sheriff under John Yan-dell,
soon after the war. His
mother, Mrs. Fannie (Redd)
Travis, who is still living, is a
sister of Squire Wm. Redd, a
well known citizen of Marion.
Mrs. Thomas Wring of this city
is a sister of Phil Travis and
Mrs. T. A. Harpending, of the
New Salem country, is an aunt.
Phil says if all his kinfolkB stand
by him he'll be elected, sure.
To be given by the Marion
Citv School Orchestra in Auditorium
Friday evening Feb. 21.
The Marion City School Orchestra,
assisted by Miss Lena
Holtzsclaw. reader, will give a
recital next Friday night. The
proceeds go to the improvement
fund of the school
It has been said that not a
school of its size in the state has
an orchestra that will compare
favorably with ours. Much interest
is shown in music and it
is encouraged by the teachprs
This is the first time the orchestra
has attempted to give a
whole program in public. Encourage
their efforts by your
presence and your enthusiasm.
It is not to be expected that they
will give a class of music equal
to professional musicians; they
don't pretend to be anything
moiv than amateurs.
The members are as follows:
Miss Sallie Woods
Miss Lucile Pope, George Orme
Miss Miriam Pierce, Marion
Miss Juliet Pope
Miss Linda Jenkins, Douglas
Ted Boston, James U. Snyder
The program consists of four
numbers by the full orchestra,
one brass quartet, violin duet,
cornet solo, baritone solo, duet
for cornet and saxophone, and
three readings by Miss Holtzsclaw.
Admission 15 cents for the
school and 25 cents for others.
SAVED THF. MAIL
Postman Carrying Two Babies and
a Waoden Leg Had Hard
Ulmers, S. C, Feb. 17. -A
novel adventure incident to parcel
post service, involving two
babies and a wooden leg, all
three sent by mail, was reported
here today by Edgar F. Phillips,
a rural mail carrier connected
with the local office.
Phillips, according to his story,
while covering his. route with
two infants and a wooden leg
among his "parcels," was attacked
by a wild cat. For a
moment says the carrier, his
live mail was in danger of being
carried away. Selecting the
wooden leg as the most available
weapon, however, Phillips
so well that he put the wild
cat entirely to rout.
In due time, further reports
the carrier, all three parcels were
delivered at the proper addresses,
none of them the worse for
Seed Corn For Sale.
Genuine Hickory Cane variety,
$2.00 per bushel, at Olive &
Walker's hardware store.
f20 ltp James A. Pickens.
Charles Curry and Ross Fox
were in Marion, Monday.
Robert E. Towery, who had
been the guest of friends in Marion
last week, has returned
0 EGGS! EGGS!!
From Barred and White
Plymouth Rocks and Single
Comb White Leghorns, I
have extra good Breeding
Stock to sell eg3 from this
year. Eggs $1.00 per 15.
Write for mating list.
s L. C. Gass
: R. F. D. No 1 Marion, Ky.
WANTS TO SEE MARION NOBLE BRO. TO
IN WASHINGTON OR SISTER'S MEMORY.
Roy Woody, Now Of West Va.
Expects to be There Too to
See Ollie Sworn In.
Elkins, W. Va.. Feb. 15, 1913.
Dear Mr. Jenkins,
Noticing that my subscription
willjexpire in March, I am enclosing
you check for another
year. I will not express myself
in an appreciative manner fully,
but I will say I find it well
worth paying for, and as you
are aware, have, for the past
I see in this week's issue
that quite a number from Marion
contemplate attending the inauguration.
Must say, that I would
in no wise feel alone to run
across this bunch of loyal Democrats
in Washington, and hope
those whose names appear in the
paper will be there with others
from "my old Kentucky home."
Nrt knowing just what position
i'will occupy in the parade, am
unable to say just where I'll be
found however, if some one will
suggest a meeting point I would
be pleased to join the
Thanking you for your promptness
in getting my paper to me,
and thanking you in advance for
the continuation of the business
like manner you have of doing
things I am
Roy H. Woody.
The Striking of Bobby Broadway.
Concernig Zebulum's adventure
which has been running in
the Record-Press for several
.weeks, a reader in a letter to the
author, from Springfield, Mo.,
has this to say:
"Hurrah for Zebulum mav
his tribe increase! Three cheers
also for the brave little Nell and
the good Brother Marlow! When
I shut my eyes I can see them
in their wild flight down the!
Fords Ferry road. In my younger
days I have been over the
road dozens of times and know
what they had to contend with.
My hat off also to the plucky
sheriff and his jolly assistants,
including the good-hearted
Highfield Jones. Their
successors in office may wellt
emulate their example.
An interesting story, told as
only Zebulum could tell it, not a
dull line in it and a laugh in
Items From Providence Enterprise.
Miss Imon Overby, of Dixon,
is reported to be critically ill of
pneumonia at Alliance, Ohio, and
her relatives have been notified.
Miss Overby has a position in an
orphan's home there.
An eighteen year old son of
Mrs. A. T. Brown, the Blackford
druggist, was accidently shot by
the discharge of an automatic
pistol Saturday. The ball entered
the calf of the leg, making
a flesh wound that is not thought
to be serious.
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Marion Boy's Beautiful Testimonial
To Memory of Mrs.
After the Methodist quarterly
(. ) session held in R. H.
!.-..,:. i C. Co's., office Monday
; i.-! ', ?Ir. Haynes stated that
his business had been very good
the past year, therefore he wanted
to do something for the
church and after considering the
matter he had decided to give
the church a new set of pews as
a memorial to his sister, Mrs. T.
C. Bennett, who recently died in
Kentucky. He requested the
board to make the selection -and
he would foot the bill, but the
board declined to make the selection
as they thought Mr.
Haynes was the donor they
would leave this to him.
The church has been sorely in.
need of new pews and this gift
was a pleasant surprise to all.
Love County News, Marieta,
THE POTTER CRAFTSMAN.
J. Smith Damron carrier with him
for his lecture au old fashioned potter's
kick wheel. Laying aside his coat
and vest, he takes a ball of clay and
places it upon the potter's wheel, which
ho revolves with his foot by means of
n treadle. lie soon forms, in full view
of his audience, a beautiful piece of
pottery, all the while talking upon
as nn ancient art. its origin and
the process of making, vhll he also relates
in connection therewith humor-
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oua stories nnd draws important lessons
for everyday life.
Mr. Damron gave oue of his lectures
before fourteen hundred men nt n Y.
M. C. A. gathering In Indianapolis and
deeply impressed his listeners. The lecture
which he gave there was ono par-'
tlcularly appropriate for Sunday and
which he entitles "The Master I'otter."
The Indianapolis Star on Nov. 21 gave
nearly n column wrlteup of Mr.
lecture. The Star Is ono of the
big papers or the Uultel States.
J. Smith Damron is to appear
on the Lyceum course of the Marion
City School, Tuesday, Feb.
25. Regular lyceum prices will
OLLIE JAMES SPEC
IAL WILL LEAVE
Home Friends to Honor Senator
As a compliment to their fellow-townsman,
who has been so
signally honored, the residents
of Marion, Ky., will leave there
Thursday Feb. 27, at 4 o'clock
p. m. aboard of their "Ollie
James Special," arriving
Friday at 7:50 o'clock a. m.
After stopping for breakfast
they will attach to the C. & O.
at 9 o'clock, arriving in Washington
at 7 o'clock a. m. Saturday,
March 1. They are going
there three days before the inauguration
in order to see Washington
before inauguration day,
March 4, when their favorite
son will take his seat as United
Siates senator. While in
'ington they will be under the
I personal charge of Senator-elect
j James, who will also accompany
I them to New York for a couple
! of days. The committee, which
made all arrangements for the
trip and will be in personal
charge is composed of W. G.
Clifton, J. H. Orme, T. II. Cochran,
Sam Gugenheim, and William
Barnett. Louisville Times.
Manure spreader, 1 wagon and
wire fencing, all heights at a
bargain. W. E. Belt.
pF34t Marion, Ky.
Card of Thanks.
We desire through the columns
of the Press to thank the many
kind friends and relatives who
so kindly and nobly, assisted us
in the many ministration of love
and sympathy shown us during
the sickness and death of our
darling boy, Dennis. Especially
do we thank Dr's Fox and Clement
as we know they did all
skilled Physicians could do. May
God's richest blessing ever abide
in their homes is the prayers of
Mr. and Mrs. Carson Franklin.
Loyal Friends For Over
A Third of A Century.
Leonard Lowery, a son of
Thomas W. Lowery of Salem,
Livingston county, was here
county court day and paid his
father's 35th annual subscription
to this paper. By a strange
Mr. W. H. Cardin of
View, one of this county's best
men, was in the office at the
same time doing precisely the
same thing and before either of
them left Ben H. Thurmond of
Blackford, Webster co., dropped
in to pay his renewal and remarked
that he took the first
copy 34 years ago.
A bay horse, in fine flesh, safe
for women and children. Cash
or good note. J. M. McChesney.
"E G G S"
ROSE COMB REDS
15 for $1.00
j G. G. TAYLOR, UARION, KENTUCKY.
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