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It. [volume] (Lawrenceburg, Ky.) 190?-19??, January 22, 1903, Image 5

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Anyone can sell you a CHEAP STOVE
I but what we are here for is to sell you
D C Hagerman Hardware Co
Telephone No 14
Coffee Boiler for a Bank
It was well known by the
husband and friends of Aunt
Anneke Penney the old col
ored woman who died here a
few days ago that she had
money saved up but no one
knew were she kept it She
had been a hardworking wo
man up until the very day of
her death and she collected
each week several dollars for
the washing and ironing she
did She spent very little of
this but the whereabouts of
what she saved was a secret
a she carried to the grave
Search after search was made
through the house but noth
ing was found However the
search was continued and
when the old woodhouse was
looked into an oldfashioned
coffee boiler was found hang
ing on the wall When this
was taken down a large sum
of money met the searchers
gaze We were unable to learn
the exact amount found but
was told that it was considera
ble and that it was in pieces
ranging from one cent to five
dollars showing that she had
put the money away just as
she had collected it during the
many years of her hard work
We earnestly hope that the
shooting of newspaper editors
is not a contagious disease
and if such it be we appeal
to our board of health to see
that every man in this county
is properly vaccinated before
it reaches this part of the
Black leg the disease
which has dealt death to so
many cattle in other counties
has mae its appearance in An
derson Last week near Fox
Creek Mr Wm Roach had
two fine cattle to die within a
few hours of each other of
the disease It is said that
death comes as if by magic
The animal shows no symp
toms of the disease until with
in afew minutes of its death
Should this disease spread in
the county now when there
are several thousand head of
cattle being fed at our distil
leries it would mean a loss of
many thousand dollars to the
owners It is useless to add
that much anxiety is felt
among our cattle men
Mr W T Ewing former ed
itor of the Springfield News
Leader has launched a new pa
per at Harrodsburg called The
Kentucky Farmer and we un
derstand that the new sheet
will make its first appearance
I tomorrow morning The pa
per will be devoted to the in
terest of the farmers of Ken
tucky and will be gotten up in
an attractive manner Mr
Ewing has had years of expe
rience in the newspaper busi
ness and will be assisted in his
work by Mr Willard Vandiver
a young man of Harrodsburg
who has had no little experi
ence in the work
The wedding of Miss Etha
Baker of Alton and Mr
Breckinridge Spicer of Louis
ville is announced to take
place on January 28th at the
home of the brides parents in
Alton The groom is an em
ployee of the Big Four rail
road at Louisville and stands
high with the cbmpany
while the bride is the beauti
daughter of Mr Henry Baker
a wellknown and highly es
teemed citizen of Alton They
will make their future home at
There is news in your part
of the county We want it
There are things happening
around you every day that
would prove of interest to the
people of the county Are
you interested in your county
If you are you are interested
in this paper for no other pa
per ever worked so hard for a
countys interest as has IT for
Anderson When you know
of anything of interest write
to us If you have not the
time to write then phone us
youll not regret it
Said be to himself I will build a home
Hut In that home I must hare a Hall
Jut then a man with no leas came alone
And married the Hallthai all
There is one thing our city
and county officials save the
young folks ofand that is of
listening to the long stories of
their parents of how things
were when they were boys and
girls A father cant say to a
son or daughter who says
anything against our graded
school My dear you should
see the old schoolhouse your
father was educated in for
that is what the youngster is
talking about its the same
old house that the old court
house use to look soandso
for it looks the same today
only a little more attractive to
the admirers of antiquity
that he can remember when
the streets of the town were
not lighted at night for the
youngsters all remember that
that he can remember when
we had no turnpikes in the
county for where are they
now that he knew of a time
when there was not an opera
house or public hall in the
city for public entertainments
for where are they now that
there was a time when Ander
son county had no home for
her poor for she has none
now that in his younger
days people lived easy and did
not keep up with the energy
and push of prosperous towns
and counties for who is over
working themselves now
The bad weather of the past
two weeks has been very hard
on the cattle which are being
fed at the many distilleries
near town Lillard Bros have
been the heaviest losers they
having had twentyeight nice
feeders to die at their Cedar
Brook pens Other feeders
have had some losses
Mr I Cranfill died at the
home of his son at Cora in
this county on the 9th inst
aged about seventy years He
had been a consistent member
of the Baptist church at
Friendship for forty years
Mrs Agnes Hankins moth
er of Mr Rolla Hankins of
this place died at Alton Sun
day The cause of her death
was a severe cold which her
old age unfitted her her sys
tem to withstand She had
reached the ripe age of seven
tyfive years and had lived a
Christian life She was the
mother of six children and at
the time of her death was
making her home with her
son John The interment
took place in the cemetery at
Fox Creek Tuesday morning
Mrs Frances J Baker wife
of Mr Jas Baker a resident
of Lanawee died last Fri
day evening after an illness
of several months aged M
years Funeral services were
conducted at the home Sunday
afternoon by the Rev W D
Moore after which the re
mains were interred in the
Lawrenceburg cemetery
At a business meeting of
the members of Friendship
Baptist church the time of
the regular meeting was
changed from the third Sun
day in each month to the sec
ijlm ij R
Forlllcrly Galt House
Has wen well fitted up and i > ut
In the bent of condition and may
well be called
The Best 200 a Day Hotel in
Central Kentucky
Special Attention given our
friends of the county to whom
we are always glad to serve
meals at
35 Cents
Jas Holman Prop
Use Bonds Cream

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