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A TWENTY-THIRD YEAR
EARLINGTON, HOPKINS COVNTY, KY., TUESDAJ, OCTOBER 1, 1912
KENTUCKY COAL MINES
Summary of Statistics
191!, by the Chief
for the Calender Year
Inspector of Mines
Following 'is a' Summary of the
BtatlBllcal portion of tha report of
the ofllce of State Inspector of Mines
for the calender yoar 1011. The Sum
mary is, as usual, pres&ufcod in ad
vauoo ot the complete report in or
der that the Information may reaoh
the public oarlior than otherwise
would bo the case.
The statistics reported by this ofll
ce refer only to tho mlnos that pro
duce what Is tormod commercial
eoal, Tho aKgropratos are made up
from reports in ado tp tho ofllce by
" tli6 mlno operators monthly, excent
with respect to s oil 1 tic: values and
tonnage mined by .machinery; the
figures fpr the latter Items are re
ported at the end of the year.
Output 'of Coal
Tho production of commercial coal
for tho calender yoar amounted to
18,921,811 short tonB, In which are in
eluded 07,782 tons of cannel. This
was a decrease of 705,200 tons from
the Qutputjor 1010, tho baunor year
.in our coal production, bat tho de
crement is considerably less than
. Tho produotlon,bjrdistrlct8 was as
"Western 11 counties producing....
Southeastern 7 counties pro
Northeastern 0 counties pro
u Total v 18,024,811
"When compared with the returns
for 1810, the foregoing figures show a
loss of 1,499,211 t6ns for tha Westorn
district ; a gain of W4,&30 tons for the
Southeastern: and a gain of 480,481
tons for the Northeastern The pro
u duetion ofjthe We'STern district was
1,881,880 tons greater thau that for
the yoar 1000, and tho decrease from
the output lor 1010 probably ropre
Bents'approxlmately tho extra ton
Bago of coal that in 1010 wont to
supply marketB that were nffected
by strikes lu tho Indiana and Illi
Tho following tables show tho pro
duotion of commercial coal (in short
tons) by counties, arranged accord
ing to districts, for the calendar
County 19J0 1011
Butler 3,476 1,598
'M3irl8tian; 4,0,404 . 84,351
Daviess... n,GG017 s 78,233
Haucopk 8,495 1,740
Henderson 270,701 219.160
Hopkin 2,542,187 2,165,802
MoLean 204,320 115,257
Muhlenberg 2,849,000 2,25,001
Ohio 820,224 780,705
"Onion 001,721 470,048
Webster. . :. .'. . . .1,910,411 -.005,089
Total for dis't., 8,428,752 0,059,541
County 1910, 1911
Bell ...2,008,000 2,b03,77
Harlan none i 22,814
Knox 001,828 774,810
Laurel 200 814. 245.422
A - '
Pulaski 85,894 71,020
Way no 1,185 104.480
Whitley 1,170.237 1,104.525
Totals 4,253-828 4.449,883
In 1910 tho lanrer nart of Wavno
countte's output was reported with
returns rrorn Whitley.
Northeastern District. -County
"" 1010 1011
Bjoyd 98,745 111,031
Breathitt 23.429 15.740
Carter 00.110 85,110
Floyd ...147.548. 248.142
Johnson ....400,901 800,416
Lawrence ....... .102,948 62,416
Leo 72,431 ' 48.408
Morgan 74,195 78.080
Plko ....085,093 1,181,320
REV. W, A. GRANT
Rev. J. B. Adams Sent Back as
Presiding Eider of Hender
MANY CHANGES IN THIS DISTRICT
Totals 2.037.406 2,510,887
Piko county will probably roach,
if It doeB not pasB, the two-million
tons mark in 1012.
Disposition of the Product
The disposition of the coal mined
was as follows:
Sold locally ;.... 807,418
Used at mines.... 873,104
Coked '. 112.492
Shlpped-f rom mines. .... ; .,18,071,742
Tho amount of coke reported would
indicate a larger amount of epal con
verted into coke than is shown m
the foregoing table. It Ih probablb
that some oi the coke was made
from coal that bad been produced
In development work and no record
made of it. Somo of tho "shipped"
ooal may have been made into coke
at ovens independent of and distant
from the mines that produced it.
Selling Values of Coal
The total selling value of the coal,
at tho mines, inoluding cannel, was
$18,773,821, or an average of 98.91
cents per ton. Tho average value of
tho bituminous alone (1. o., tho pro
duct oxoIubIvo of cannel) was 98.10
cents per, ton.
Tho average value of the bitum
inous alone, at the mines, for the
respective districts was aB follows:
Western , $0.8032
Average for tho State $0.9816
The cannel(67,782tons)was produc
ed by three mines in Morgan coun
ty and one in Johnson. The average
(Continued on Page 2.) '
The Garrick Theatre
Morganfield, Ky., Sept. 80.
The appointments, of -the 'Metho-
dist conference were read at;
noon bylSiehop McCoy, as fol
Presiding .Elder J. B." Adams
Beech Qrove -fl. F. Higgins.
Oa.rrsville H. S. Gillett. -
OlayE. R., Bennett.
Oorydon R. B. Bennett.
'Earlipgton W. A., Grant.
Hanson (mission) Walter
Hanson (circuit) E. G. Bog-
Hebbardsville F. W. Denton
(supply). -, .
HENDERSON. Olay Street
R. H. Higgins (supply.)
HENDERSON, First church
J. A. CHANDLER.
MadisonvUle O. F. Wimberly
Marion W. J?. Gordon.
Morganfield E. F. Goodson.
Morganfleld (circuit) J. A.
Poole J. O. Brandou.
Providence L. W. Turner.
Robards E. N. Metcalf.
Sebree W. O. Rickard.
Shady Grove J. V. "Wheeler.
Slaughte.rville L. F. Piercy
Smith Mills O. -T.' Walton
Sturgis R. N. Wheat.
Tolu G. Y. Wilson.
Uniontowu R. K. Anders6n.
Student in Vanderbilt Training
Secretary of Conference Mis
sion D. F. Goodson, Morgan
field. Old Minister Dies
A telegram was read at tfie
conference just before the ad
journment took place that Dr.
B. M. Messick, aged 75, had died
at his khome in Louisville. He
was one of the oldest members
of the conference, having joined
in 1858. The following commit
tee was appointed by the Bishop
to attend the funeral : Rey. J.
H. Young, Dr. Richard Wilker
sou, Dr. A. T. Lyon, Dr. Frank
Thomas and Dr. Geo. B. Foskett.
One Per-cent Assessment Made
An assessment of one per cent
was made against every member
of the conference to go towards
paying a small salary to each of
the superannuated ministers. '
jOne of the Most Popular Minis-
:' tcrs This City Has EvcrHad
CHUPXH REGRETS TO LOOSE HIM
"Kev. Bruudon, than whom no
jnore popular minister ever hold
this charge, will not come baok
lilp Earlingtou, having completed
l.his four years. The members of
'the Methodist Ohurch at tliir
place, without exception regret
to lose Bro. Brandon. He ha?
djone much for the good of the
community and the upbuilding
of the church during his four
years as pastor. It was greatly
due to his unflaging energy and
persistency that the new and
beautiful building on the corner
of Farren Avenue was erected.
Np matter where Bro. Brandon
may go, the best wishes and
prayers of the Earlington church
will follow him and his memory
will live in tho hearts of this
'.. Resolutions of confidence and
esteem on the deDarture of Rev.
W. O. Brandon from the .Earl
Resolved that we, the Stew
ards of the Methodist Episcopal
Ohurch, South, Earlington, Jy.,
do hereby express our sincere ap-
jjifeciation of his labor of sacn
Jlc and love among us and use
this means to show our good will
forMiim and the hiirli Maf.imatn
"wv "place upon the good work lie
has done in Earlington during-
the four years just ending that
he has labored here for the good
of the church and our people.
Resolved that we commend
him for his personal worth and
integrity, and for his works
among us, to the churches of our
O. E. Dudlky,
Olabkncb HiaaiNS, -
W. L. MORRISON,
i OnkKLES Webb,
. -"Walter N. Martin,
, ; Paul M. Moore,
MUHLENBURG COUNTY GRAND LODGE
GOES DRY- , OFPYTHIANS
Wets are Defeated Saturday by a
Majority of 2,000
ONLY 824 VOTES FOR BOOZE
In the local option election held
in Muhlenburg county Saturday,
the drys won an overwhelming
victory. The totai vote cast was
8,011, and by tho ve.ts only 824,
giving the drys. a majority of
The five preciuts in Greenville
gave a dry majority of 635,' while
the 4 precincts comprising Cen
tral City gave a dry majority of
V(, every precinct in the county
The vote cast was considerably
larger than was expected and. is
about two-thirds of the entire
vote of the county. The day was
ideal, which in some measure ac
counts for the heavy vqte,' but.
the sentiment of the county haB
long been known to be dry.
It is said that the liquor neoDle
claim that there were irregulari
ties in the election, and there is
every indication of a contest.
Central City will be dry just as
soon.as the present saloon license
Convene in the City of Louisville
GUEST OF HONOR
Friday night, October 4,1912
In the big musical comedy success
The Yankee Girl
Supported by Charfes Winninger and
j a company of forty
Prices, 50c, $1.00, $1.50 and $2.00
Opening of Garrick Theatre, Theatre
The Yankee Girl as the open
ing attraction of The Garriok
Theatre will be a society event
long remembered by those of
Madisonville and adjoining towns
There will be a number of beau
tiful box parties given.
After the Theatre a dance will
be given at the Elks Home in
honor of all but of town guests,
by the younger set in Madison
Wanted at once 100 Miners.
NortonviiiLb Coal & Coke Co.
To My Friends : I am in the
Idle flour Popularity Contest
and. respectfully ask that my
friends save their coupons forme
and help me to win the: Watolibr
Bracelet'. I will appreciate any
favor rip matter how snja'll.
Nhk.1 MoMANm ,'
MIbbb Gertie O'bannbn! liable
Browning aid jRuth JDanieJs, spent
Sunday in St. Charles with - friends.
Republicans of Earlington
Are you letting somebody do
your thinking for you?
Are you waiting to see who is
going to get the biggest crowd
and go with the crowd, right or
Who is trying to; boss your
Who is telling you that Taft
did not steal anything, and that
he has got the crowd?
Read our advertisement it the
Hustler -Head the Herald, Read
everything you can get, and do
yoar own thinking.
See Paul P. Price! Brick South-
worth, Dr. O. B. Johnson, R. E.
Whipfler, Nollie Umpstead, New
ell G. Alford, Thurman Rudd,
Ohas. . Gill, George Saddler,
Ed Rule, Geo. King, Albert
Keown or any of your other Pro
gressive townsmen, and talk it
over, and line up with them for
Call in and Bee us when in
M. K. Gordon,
Chairman Progressive Party.
Our Motto is: PASS PROS-
Mr. Gilbert Lontr and Miss Geortria
iKellVj of this city, were married in.
iEvanaville yesterday,, whore Miss
&eny nas oeen visiting lor several
weeks. ;Mr. Long went to that city
Sunday. This is quite a surprise to
their many friends fothls. city.
Thev will arrive h'nmn nn tha nlok.
train tonigbt and will make tnla
i their future home.
A WilBon and Marshall Olub
will be organized at the City Hall
on Thursday night at, 7:80, and
all those interested in the tri
umph of Democratic principles
are invited and urged to.be pres
All signs point to a glorious
victory on November, 5th. Ear
lington Democrats should help
swell the majority and, by show
ing the heaviest vote ever polled
in our city, continue to be known
as the gamest fighters in the
Oity Democratic Campaign
The grand lodge of the Knights
of Pythias of Kentucky will hold
its annual meeting this year in
Louisville, October 1, 2 aud 8,
taking to the city several hun
dred visitors, among them many
high Pythians from other states.
This is tlie first conclave of. this
order held in Louisville in seven
years and the Louisville Knights
are making ext.eu.siye arrange
ments for the entertainment of
The following Earlington
Knights left for .Loqisville yes
terday, Judge Ernest Newton
and wife. ,
The headquarters will be at
the Gait House, and the sessions
of the grand lodge are to be held
there. The first night of the
meeting one of the largestlassos
ever initiated at a grand lodge
meeting will be received into the
order. The class will take the Y
vow on the famous Kathbone Bi
ble, formerly the property of
Justice A.Rathbone, the founder
of the order.
Among the visitors is Thomas '
J. Oarling, of Macpn, Ga., , sup-
reme caancellor of the order in
the United States. He will make
the principal address Oct. 1, at
the opening of the session
Mayor Head is to welcome the
PythianB to the city and- Grand '
Chancellor Schoberth, of Var- '
sailles, will respond for the or
der. Other visitors, high Pythi
ans are:'Mnj. A. J. Stobbert, of
St. Paul, commander ot the Uni
form Rank; Union B. Hunt, of
Indianapolis, president of the
board of control ; Brigham H.
Young, of Ada, O., supreme vice
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size you want without making. you wait. Call us up,
we will be pleased to make you a . price on what you
want. ' ' ' .
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We have a large line of Cabinet Mantels for you
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to see what you are buying, than to buy from a cata
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