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EARLINGTON, HOPKINS COUNTY, KY., TUESDAY, APRIL 23, 1912
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Isastrous Explosion Wrecks Mine
of Cojl Coal Company at.
1SPECT0R LONG AND
VOLUNTEERS GET INTO MINE
BUT FIND NO BODIES
'One Man Blown From Bottom of Shaft
300 Feet to Surface
CHIEF INSPECTOR NORWOOD
NOW ON THE SCENE
Joo HoJlowoll's body was found
this morning and brough to tbo sur
face. The bodies of two of tho no
gro minors woro located during tho
night and brought out this morning,
but woro not fully identified, so that
the name of tho miner not yot found
cannot bo stated.
Sudden and urgent calls by tele
phone from Madlsonvdlo, shortly be
fore 7:80 o'clock Sunday evening an
nounced to Earlington mining men
the disastrous explosion that had
just ocoured in the mine of the Ooil
Coal Company located northeast of
that place on the new It. & N. cut
off. ThoB. Long, assistant mine In
spector, was notified and hurriedly
prepared his oxygen helmets and
other rescue apparatus for the trip
to the scene, though there was
scarcely a hope that any of the Ave
men who were In the mine could
have survived the explosion. Frank
D. Hash caught a train quickly and
went to the mine, where he spent
the night assisting in the work of
getting air down the shaft by use of
the steam jet and the other work
undertaken by the inspector and
mining men present.
The men who lost thoir lives wore:
Joseph Hollowell, night , boBS,
Chas. New, "
Will Hughes "
Leslie Petree, "
The explosion occured just after
these men had reached the bottom
of the shaft for their night work.
The body of Will Hughes waB blown
from the bottom of the Bhaft and
landed on the roof of the weigh
bouse in the pit-head building well
above the surface, a distance of
more than 300 feet from the bottom.
Ladders In the air shaft manway
were torn away for about half the
distance from the bottom and the
building at the head of the air Bhaft
was blown to pieces and scattered
about, the bulk of it having been
blown over the top of a sycamore
tree, breaking limbs off tho tree in
Its descent. TIiob. Peyton, of this
place, and H. B. Tweedle, of Vic
toria, were among tho mining men
proBont who assisted in tho work
throughout tbo night, Tweedle
being tho first to doscond the airshaf t
with alight to toBt the air and feel
his way toward tho bottom. At the
bottom of the slxtoenth ladder ho
decendeU he found tho lower lad
ders had been displaced by tho ox
plosion and could go no further.
Yesterday morning Thos. Long, of
this place, and Huw Jones, of Cen
tral City, went as far down the Bhaft
as the debris would allow, finding
that the Bhaft was filled with wreck
ago to tho depth of porjiaps 15 or 20
feet. The conditions were such thfet
mining men oxpreBsod the belief
that the clearing of the Bnaft would
be difficult and slow, but every ef
fort would be made to recover tho
bodies of the victims as soon as
A telephone call was made from
here Sunday night to the rescue sta
tion at Evansvillo, anklng that the
rescue oar be sent to Madisonvlllo,
This Popular Photo Play Theatre is now under new
management and it's management guarantees .
.its patrons high class entertainments.
Especially Adopted for Ladies' and Children
We are again 'running the!" WorYtls Best Pictnfee."BYou
know what that me,ans. "IiubinB," "Biograpb," "Kalems,"
""JI -. ... , v..n ..
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but tho response said the car was at
Tho usual night force 1b from 15;to
18 men and the report was at first
current on the Btreets of Madisonvlllo
that eighteen men had been lost.
Thoso who looked at the shaft fol
lowing tho noise of the explosion
Baw much timber and debrlB flying
high in the air. Then a great mass
of dense, black smoke rolled out of
the shaft and the air from the mine
cleared in a short time. Fortun
ately no fire followed the exploslou.
The damage cannot be estimated un
til the wreckage is removed and the
Mr. Hollowell was formerly em
ployed at the Victoria mine and
was well known hero. Ho was about
21 yours old and leaves a wife and
one child. Mrs. Hollowell was so
overcome by the news that her life
was for a time almost despalrod of.
Yesterday afternoon Assistant
Inspector Long, Thos. Peytou, H.
R. Tweedle and others reached the
bottom yf tho main shaft and ex
plored all the mine that was acces
sible, but were unable to locate any
bodies, which are now known to be
burled under the debris and may be
in the sump at the foot of the main
shaft, which is flllod with wreckage
of the shaft and mine. Some eighty
feet of the partition in tho main
shaft was torn out by the exploslpn.
The searchers found the bodies of
all four of the mules that were in
Chief Inspector O. J. Norwood ar
rived at Madisonville last evening
and will direct the future work and
Lively as a Boy.
If you are tired, run down, have
no appetite, get a bottlo of Yucatan
Chill Tonic. A few doseB will Bet
you up give you a boy's appetite
make you Btrong and lively as a
twelve-year-old. Purifies the blood
and strengthens the system. 50c a
bottle atfck9 St. Bernard Mining
Co., Incorporated, Drug Depart
CHRISTIAN SUNDAY SCHOOL
ThIrfyFour New Pupils Result of Com
The Christian Sunday School is
steadily increasing In attendance.
On last Sunday the attendance was
160 and the collection $7.22. There
were thirty-four new pupils as a re
sult of committee work.
The ladles class had 26 pupils pre
sent, while the men's clasB had 28,
with 10 new ones. The primary
cUbb had 10 new pupils also.
F. D. Bash, supertondant, is a
splendid leader, and we feel sure if
we follow his lead the 200 mark will
Boon bo reached.
The Bohool will find in Bev. Bra
zelton a companion and helper in
every undertaking for good.
Rev. Brazelton Preached to Large Audi
Bov. Howard J. Brazelton, who
has just taken the pastorate, of tho
Christian ohurch, was greeted, by a
large audlenco both at the morning
and ovening services.
Every one lsejolced to have Bev.
Brazelton here again and under his
leadership will do great work for
Annual Stockholders Meeting
Notice is hereby given that the
annual meeting of the Stockholders
of the St. Bernard Mining Co. will
be hold in the ofhoes of the company
at Earlington, Ky. at II a. m., Wed
nesday the 8th day of May 1Q12, for
the transaction of such .business as
may regularly como before it.
Dan M. Evans,
UtAbnt ikufy 2 f. m.
worry over a hot stove cooking when you can go to
NIXON'S restaurant and order anything you want for
what it would cost you at' home? Lately remodeled.
Call and see us. Special Sunday dinner. Soda fountain
in fulrfoperation. Give us a call. Your patronage ap
preciated. Ladies and children specially invited. t
HOME HIT SECOND
'TIME BY CYCLONE
Ben W. Robinson Telegraphs
News of Sunday Afternoon
FAMILY TOOK REFUGE IN CELLAR
Bon Robinson and family passed
through another thrilling exper
ience with a cyclone Sunday after
noon when their homo at KnobLick,
Mo., was again damaged, this time
the roof being taken away. Mr.
Robinson and family were in the
cellar of the house during the storm
and escaped injury. It was on the
Saturday night Just one week before
that the first cyclone almost demolished-the
house and buried Mrs.
Robinson and the children under the
debris of falling brick walls, but
fortunately only bruising them. Mr.
Robinson was in Earlington at the
time and wont home in response to
a telegram from his wife. Yester
day Dan M. Evans receivod the tele
gram telling of the second Btorm
You Can Eat Anvthine.
Eat what your stomach craver
without the slightest fear of indiges
tion, whioh is an awful feeling. You
will not be bothered with Sour
Stomaoh, Heartburn, Nausea, Bad
Breath or Heavy Feeling if you will
take one dose of. Digesteze. It re
lieves and cures bb if by Magic.
Pleasant as Oandy. Relief in one
minute. Got a 50c bottle from the
drug department of the St. Bernard
Mining Company, Incorporated.
District Convention Christian Church
The annual Convention of the
Christian Churohes composing the
Twenty First District waB held with
the ohurch at Nobo last Thursday
and Friday. The. district is com
posed of Hopkins, Henderson, Web
ster and Union counties, There are
forty churohes and the moBt of these
were represented either with reports
or delegates present.
The reports showed nearly all of
them in a prosperous condition, and
the enthusiasm reached a high pitch.
Tho Woman's Missionary program
in charge of Mrs. John L, Long,
district managed was interesting,
among the participants being Mrs.
H. L. Browning, MrB. H. S. Ooroy
and Howard J. Brazelton. Tho Bi
ble School program led by W. J.
Clarke ono of tho State workers,
brought out many interesting fea
tures of up-to-date methods and
emphasized tho importance of great
er efficiency in this department of
church work. .
In the- reports the Earlington
church was shown to be one of the
load in er in the entire district
Mrs. John L. Dong was re-elected
Distriot manager of the Woman's
work, and G. B. Swann, of Sebree,
president of nest Convention whioh
will meot in Corydon in April 1918.
Tho hospitality of the Nebo people,
was unexcelled, the delegates being
met at the trains, entertained in the
homos, and a beautiful dinner served
in Hoffman's Hall each day.
MesdameB H. S. Corey, John L.
Long, H. L. Browning, M. B. Long,
J. M. Oldham, Hey Brinkloy and F.
B. Arnold together with Howard J.
Brazelton composed the delegation
from Earlington which waB the larg
OBt from any one ohurch.
You Need Stationery.
Nothing givoB an individual or a
firm Btandlng In tho business world
like nice stationery neatly printed.
The Semi-Weekly Bee Job depart
ment keeps constantly on hand a
fine line of letterheads, noteheads,
billheads, statements and envelopes,
both linen and commercial. We
also do oiroaiar, invitation and cat
alogue werk. Give ub a trial. You
will be pleaeed.-v - . '
By Pete Davis Jr. Late Saturday
Night Uses Shot Gun
WOUNDED BOY NOW IN HOSPITAL
A mcBt deplorable affair occured
here late Saturday night when a lot
of boys, all good friends and chums
when sober, imbibed enough beer
and whiskey to make Boine of them
quarrelsome. The two Morgan boyB
fgnatiuB and Vincent, Harvey Par
ker and Pote Davis Jr., are all com
panions and friendu, who buut, fish
nnd run together constantly, and
the sole cause of the horrible affair
was too much of that vile Btuff
shipped into Earlington by the sa
loon keepers of EvanBville. The
trouble started over some trivial
thing that would have passed off
with a laugh had the boys been so
ber, but one word brought on anoth
er until angry wordB became blows
and the Hpshut of it was that Pete
Jr., shot and seriously wounded his
besfcfrlerid. The wounded boy is
now in the hospitial at tbis place
anqPe'to Jr. Is off somewhere, wish-
Tnghe had never seen a keg of
and grieving over the rash act that
placed the life of bis friend in
with, a Hearty Appetite if you ubc
DIgeBteze. It helps your stomach do
the work, digests what you eat and
makes good rich blood from your
food, No more Sleepless Nights,
Headache or Stomach Misery. Get
rid of all these troubles with DIgeB
teze. Fifty cents a bottle, worth ten
fold its cost, at drug department of
the St. Bernard Mining Company,
450 Scholarship on Draughon'B
Business College, Nashville, Tenn.
$100 Scholarship on Bryant & Strat-
ton Business College, Louisville,
Ky. Apply to
Miss Grace Renn and Mr. Walter
BottorfT, of Henderson, Kentucky,
were quiely married' Monday morn
ing at 0:00 o'clock at the Catholic
Church of the Immaculate Concept
ion by Rev. J. P. McParland in the
presence of a few relatives and
Miss Renn is a sister of Mrs. Thos,
F. Blair, of tbis placo and Mrs. T.
L. Howard, of Madisonville.
Mr. Bottorff Is well known in
Henderson and is an honorable and
Their many friends wish them
health, happiness and prosperity ,
Scholarship For Sale t .
We have a $100 scholarship on
Bryan & Strattdn Business College
for Bale. This is one of tho best business-colleges
iv the State, and a
scholarship in this college 1b A 1.
THE SEMI WEEKLY BEE,
Sabbath School Growing
The M. E. Sunday School South
had a largo attendance Sunday of
THe'coIlection was $9.14 which we
think is. very good, several special
and birthday offerings were given.
Several new members were added
to the members on the roll whioh
Is 695, also several visitors were
Come out and loin us next Sunday
you win get interesteu ana won't
want to miss the coming Sunday's.
Lame Shoulder 1b nearly always
due to rheumatism of the muscles,
and quickly yields to the free appli
cation of Chamberlain's Liniment.
For sale by All Dealers.
Blue Stocking Club
At "Wood Lawn" the beautiful
suburban home, of Miss Eileen
Gold near Madisonville was held
Saturday afternoon, the last meeting
of the Blue Stocking Club.
A splendid program was thorough
ly enjoyed by all present.
The following officers were elected
fur tne coming year: Miss Margaret
Victory, Pres., MIbs Mary Ruby
Morton, V. Pres., Miss Ellie Gardi
ner, re-elected Secretary, Miss
Jonnye Mills, re-elected, Treasurer.
During the luncheon hour Misses
Gertrude Garry, JoBephme Clark
and Sarah Bishop were guests of
South End Bridgo Clnb
A most enjoyable meeting of tho
South End Bridge Club was held
Friday afternoon at the homo of
Mrs. A. R. Currmins, on Sout Main
1 The highest score was made by
Mrs. E. L. Young, being given a
pair of dainty gold hat pins.
The guests included: Mesdames
Fred Relnecke, H. F. Head, J. D.
MoPherson, Jr., O. A. Morton, Clyde
Ruby, E. L. Young, Ruby,Lafloon,
O. W. Lindsay, L. E, Ruby, H. H.
Holeman, O. L. Ross, R, S. Dulin
and W. C. Morton. MIsbob Carrie
Atkinson, Elizabeth Victory and
A dainty two courBe luncheon waB
served after the, games.
A most artistic display Ib shown
this week in the window of the St.
Bernard Drug Co, in this city.
A most artistic court Is arranged
composed of a dozen miniature
houses artistically painted with
Sherwin-Williams 'paints In the
most beautiful harmonizing shades,
Tbis has attracted much attention
In the rear of thewindow are dis
played piotuies of interior decora
tions iu colors which beautifully
bring out tho rare tints and blending
of the exquisite colore
No More Dyspepsia.
Gas, or other Stordaoh Troubles.
Nothing will remain undigested or
sour on your stomaoh if you
will take a little Digesteze. a power
ful digestive, harmless and pleasant
as Maple Syrup. For Bale by the
drug department of the St. Bernard
Mining Company, Incorporated.
Thursday Afternoon Literary Club
MIbs Carrie Atkinson was the
charming hostesfrat the last meet
Ingot the Thursday Afternoon Lit
erary Club, which met at her home
on South Mam April 18 In Earling
ton. The subject considered waB
"America's best sculptors and their
work" Mrs. F. D. Rash being the
leader for the afternoon.
Mrs. Clyde Ruby road a splendid
paper, "The Life of St. 'Gauden's
and His Work." Tlffauy's Art,"
wbb a most excellent paper given by
Mrs. B. N. Gordon. .
The new members, Mesdames H.
F. Head and Paul Banks were pres
ent at this session.
Mrs. Edward Hall, of Kansas City
a house guest of Mrs. Clyde Ruby
was the guest of honor.
An Advertising Contest was
thoroughly enjoyed at the close of
tbe'fyogram. Mrs. B. F. Head won
the greatest-number beingpresented
an exquisite silver frame.
During tho Boclal hour a most de
licious luncheon was nerved.
All Train Service liars Been Re
sumed bi( Way of Cairo to
and from the North
G. H. BOWER, G. P. A.
B. M. SLATON
NEXT DOOR TO
Capt. Henry Rogers Will bc
Scout Master Sixteen Boys..
GIVEN GOOD STARJT
Apreliminary meeting was beld'
at the residence of F. B. Arnold last
night, looking to the organization--of
a Boy Scout patrol in Earlington,..
aud some sixteen boys were enroll
ed. Capt. Henry Rogers is to be tbo
Snout master but was unable to bo
present at the meeting last night
Mr. and Mrs. Arnold and Mayor F
D, RaBh woro with the boys and in
itiated them into some of the pro
liminarieB, opening the way for.
them to acquire certain knowledge.
as to the history of the flag and
other things necessary to
learn and. -
to do In order to become a
in the Scouts. Tbis movement is a-
worthy one arid will do the boys
great good. It is fortunate to have;. -fallen
into such hands.
Headaches Signs of Danger.
Anyone in tbis town that snlTeiB?
frequently from splitting, neivous. -headaches
ought to go at once to the-
druggist and get a 25c bottle of our
Carlstedt's German Liver Powder.
Headaches always indicate consti
pation in a dangerouB form, that
may result in other oxtremely seri
oub ailments sometimes even
Bright's Disease and Appendicitis
Our Carlstedt's German Liver Pow
der acts 'on the Liver, the rear
cause of constipation a few doses
entirely remove the trouble insure
a lasting cure rjever fails guaraa-
tflflri If vrm liavn lionrlftnlioB. tnfc aJ.
bottle today from the St. Bernard
Mining Co., Incorporated, Drug De
partment. 26c a bottle.
Col. Jno. B. Harvey of Madisonville Re-
ceives.Autof rapn roots iront
...an. . - '.
.. . .. President Ift.
Col. Jno. B. Harvey a well kuown-v
citizen, of Madisonville received
yesterday a handsome autographs
photograph of President Taft and
it 1b needless to say Col. Harvey.,
values it highly. On the bottom of'r
the picture in tho president's hand
writing was the following: "For CoL, .
Jno. B. Harvey of Madisonville Ky.
witb grateful apprecitlon and besfcr"
wiBheB, Wm. H. Taft April 18 1912.
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The Texas Wonder cures kidney
and cures diabetes, weak and lame.
baokB, rheumatism, and all irregu
larities of bladder troubles, remov
lng gravel, the kidneys and bladder
in both men and women. Regulates,
bladder troubles in children. If not .
sold by your druggists will be seufe .
by mail on receipt of $1.00. One
small bottle is two months' treat- -ment
and seldom failB to perfect a
cure. Send for testimonials front .
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Hall. 2920 Olive street, St. Louis,,
Mo. Sold bv druggists.
"' Her Motive-
Pretty well all the big tfiihgs won"
en do are done for men, I believe.
Foolish it may bo, but I supposo it's
human nature. Wo are made so, and
must put up with It. Robert Hlchena,
An Item of Home Interest'
Chas. Gormifty, 807 Maxwell St'.,.
Lexington,- Ky., has lately been
cured ot kiduey and bladder trouble.
He says: "I ieard of Foley Kidney,
Pills artti the good they were dofngj .
and after taking them a few days tho
pain left mv-back, the tired feeling
passed away, and I am glad bo-rec
Sold by St. Bernard Mining Oo.r,.
Incorporated, Drug Department.