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MARION, CRITTENDEN COUNTY, KENTUCKY, MARCH 21. 1907. NUMBER 42.
EXPLOSION KILLS THREE
Man Places Twenty Pounds Dynamite
Under Cooking Stoie Which Explodes
While Eating Dinner
FIRE FOLLOWS AND HOUSE DESTROYED
The people all ovor the
wrrc shocked to loarn of the sad
which occurrod noar
t) February -S, about noon.
roin reports as bout wo could loarn
I at Charles Tittle, a young and
, rominont farmer, placed about
wenty pounds of dynamite undor
'In- rooking stove while Mrs. Sarah
Tittle was proparing tlio noon moal.
A'hile dating diunor the dynamite
xplodod instantly killing Hov.
f..bn 1. Tlttlo, Chariot TittU, Mrs.
harlca TitUo and Injuring two
. 1 ildren, a HlUo girl and a little
.), who are reported soh bettor,
tU hopes art ontortainod for thir
The older child, a boy of ix
.ar. is tho nly urvl9r who ean
" ;i anything about thi atidNt, attd
. he can say la that the hcRM was
The houfo, a one story framo, was
iiipltfloly 4omohahd paru of it
.air blown hundreds of ioct a way.
: ue ronauiMed all that remitted.
r'atahm seems to hare punned
TitUo family, at CIreUml
I it if, a younger son of Rev. Tittlo,
w .- accidentally killed last May
m ' .! Ktretohing a Urbd wire fenee.
i t.r wtf jw of Hov. TitUo is iw a
- ry pTooanou condition a a rowilt
'. the thook caused by tho doath of
1 . r kuband and stepson, and it is
arei that she may loose her reason.
Th bodic of the four who wcro
i the house at the tiwe of the ox-
, .i-ion ware blown in difforent di-
tonus and all wore found
'ri away from tho hon-o, tho bodies
f tiie two men woro blown through
' sl end of the building, while
. woman was blown through the
uth side. Tho little girl was
' md lying on the body of her moth-
while the little boy was lying
..ross that of his father. Most of
). clothing was blown from the
die of the viotims. Tho mirror
' the drossor was found intact and
frame on tho floor of the houno.
New Rural Carriers.
Washington, I). C, Mar. IS.
Kaial carriers woro appointed for
ito starting out of Marion. Ky.,
follows: Rnulo No. '2, Wathen
Udukiii, carrier; Proaloy Guess,
route No. 55, Kobert L. Bibb,
Silas Ross, substituto; route
V. I, Win. K. Minuer, carrier;
l..hti W. Coohran, substitute; route
V. 5, Hoy P. Siseo, carrier; Loin-
i X. Sisco, substituto.
A Happy Old Lady,
Most every ono round about Ma-'i
knows Aunt Mary Malinda Wil-
n. Sho is fooling rpiito happy
rr her ohickons, which aro
tig right along. Last week she rented
fourteen to arrive on the
!h day of the month and wants to
iv who can bent it. On that dat'i
her luck eontinuos slw will no
ubt huvo to hatch by
StK)ti on cxlnl'ilion at
Marion Musjc Store,
Tress HUIr.. Nxt
to Marion Bank.
C. R KIENER,
I Representative of the Famous
COURT CONVENED MAR, 18,
There are About the Usual Number
of Cases on the Docket for
BELOW IS A LIST OF THE JlllDRS,
The spring lorm of the Crittenden
County Circuit Court convened at
Marion, March 18th. There no
oases of unusual importance on the
docket for this torm.
Monday was sjiont in organizing and
getting things rondy fos business.
Tuotdas H. 11. Grogory appeared in
court and executed bond for J. D.
Gregory and thoroupon J. 1). Gieg
ory was roloascd from jail.
Helow is a list of the grand jurors
G. W. Howorton, foreman, Dock
McCormiok, J. 11. Patmor, M. 0.
Kskcw, Lewis Sligor, Henry Wheeler,
Josh Hamilton, Moto Duvall,
W. I). Haynos, I'ate Stewart, John
Maleom, J. A. Hurley.
Following is a list of those serving
on tho polit jury:
Mice II. Dunean, Thos. X.
S. A. Snow, Wyatt Hunt,
Manuel Stephens, John Floyd, Albeit
Lucas, Ja. II. Hardosty, C.
W. Hrjant, h. K. Crider, A. II.
Cardiu, J. H. Xunn, Murray Travis,
John H. liasley, T. H. lloborts, K.
M Lindle. J. 1'. Ncweom, Charles
Clement. Jhoa. J. Stouo, Jas. H.
Moore. Tom King, M. V. Knoch,
Marlon Doau, Win. L. Cloment, W.
X. Culloii, Win. M. Hurley, Hobort
Hodgos. J. H. Kiuloy, John C. Martin,
Win. 11. Arllaek, J. T. Tuekor,
S. D. Itrown, lten S. Knooh.
Tho ease of Coinmonwoalth vs Krcd
Lemon for selling litior to Marion
Skinner was tried by a jury and
Tho case of Commonwealth vs Krod
Lemon for soiling liquor to Floyd
McConuoll was triod by jury and fined
t'M and cost.
On Saturday afternoon, in honor
of her guest, Mrs. J. L. Nicholson
and Miss Hodge, the guest of the
Misses Gray, Mrs. II. II. Sayro very
delightfully ontortainod a few of hot
Mr. Nicholson and Miss Hodge
were awarded tho visitors priros, s.
bottle of toilet water and a sot of hat
plus, Mrs. Droehor won tho first
prize, a box of toilet soap A lunoh
of loaf cake and braudiod poaches
Tho guest woro: Mrs. J. L.
Nicholson, of Hondorson, Miss Katie
Hodgo, of Hondorson, Mosdamos
It. F. Haynos, H. I). Droehor, Tom
Clifton and G. 1 Hobrots. Misses
Kittio and Fanny Gray, Hlanche
Hnnso and Loaffa Wilborn.
In honor of Miss Katie Hodgo, of
Hondorson, Mr. and Mrs. J. W.
Wilson very dolightfully entertained
a few friends, at fivo hundred, Saturday
Au ologant lunch was served, consisting
of sandwiches and salad, coca,
Tholadio's prize was won by Mrs.
II. H. bayro and the gontlomon's
prize, by Capt. Haaso.
Tho guests wore: Misses Katie
Hodge, Kittle and Fanny Gray,
Ulaneho Haaso, Delia Barnes,
Honry, Lizzie .lames. Lillio
Cook and LoaiTa Wilborn. Mosdamos
II. II. Sayro, G. 1. Hoborts and
0. M. James. Messrs. T. II. H.
Haase, W. M. Sandor-, F. S.
W. II. Clark and H. B. Cook.
Seouro absoluto protection from
fire and tornadoes from Bourland &
Hayiios, general insurance agents.
AR March 21,
4 Beginning Ten Days Before Easter Sunday. J
Our Novelties and French Patterns
will all be in and we will
have our Spring Opening in ample
time for our friends to secure
FRESHEST AND NEWEST CREATIONS
IN THE MILLINER'S ART
Mrs. Lola M. Davidson
J. N. Woods Stand
M'GREGOR LOCKED UP
Charged With being Implicated in Barn-Burning
Frinreton. Ky., Maroh lf. John
McGregor, a Hopkins' county farmer,
was arrested at his home in that
county Wednesday night on the
charge of boing implicated in the
bain burning here in December.
McGrogor is the third persons to be
arrested as a result of the work of
the grand jury here, which is still
in session. Warrants arc out for
others who arc alleged to have taken
part in tho disorder. John Jackson,
the Caldwoll county farmer, who was
arrcstod Tuesday, has given bond.
Dunnt; a severe electrical storm
here yostorday the courthouse was
truck by lightning, but no serious
datuago was done, though a number
of persons wore badly frightened.
Married Fifty Years.
Cards have boon reccivod in the
city by iriond of Mr. and. Mrs.
Singleton Hodge, of l'rincetou, Ky ,
announcing tho fiftieth anniversary
celebration of their wedding. Mr.
and Mrs. Hodge resided here many
years and raised thoir family here
and have many friends hero.
Mr. R.W. Wilson, of this city,
is the only one of tho attendants
who is now living. The wedding
took plaoe March 2f, 1S57. !
Margaret Rebecca Moore.
A boautiful little daughter was
loft at tho home of Charles Moore
last Tuesday just afternoon by the
stork. She has been christened
Margaret Rebecca, the latter being
in honor of her mother.
Charlie was at his post in Henderson,
but came in on the first train.
Tho mother and babe arc both getting
New Telephone Manager.
Last Thursday evening at eight
o'clock, a new telephone mauager
arrived at the home of W. B. Butler
in East Marion. Ho is a fine fellow
and is named William Berry, Jr.
Bitten by Dog,
Ernest Tackcrinan, of Marion Ky.,
came to Paducah today m search of
a He found one at the
Now Richmond hotel.
Col. Bud Dale applied the stone
which adhorcd to tho wound a few
moments and then dropped off.
Mr. Tackcrman was hitching his
horse to a pole on the street at Marion
yesterday when a stray black
dog bit him on tho left leg. The
flesh was torn about three inches.
Paducah News Democrat. '
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22 and 23
J. D. TEMPLEMAN
Accepts Management of Telephone
Company at Nashville.
John D. Tcmploman. one of this
city's host known young men, and
who has been special agent for the
East Tcnnossce Tolephouo Co., with
headquarters at Nashville, has resigned
to accept the management of
the Nashville Exchange of the same
Mr. Tcmpluman is an experienced
telephone man, having advanced in
the business at a very rapid rate
since accepting the management of
the East Tennessee Telephone Exchange
of this city several years ago.
He was succeeded here by his
brother, J. M. Templcman, who has
hud the management of the East
Tennessee Telephone Co's., business
Mr. Tcmploman has had his
household goods shipped from this
place to Nashville, where ho will
make his future home l'rincetou
Of the "Citizens of Crittenden County
Held at the Court House Last
At a meeting of the citizens of
Crittenden county, held in Marion
Monday, March 18th, the following
resolutions we unanimously adopted:
Whereas, There have been violations
of the local option law in
lour county, there having been con
victions in certain cases, and there
seems to be a disposition on the
part of some to disregard the law,
therefore, be it
Resolved, That we, the citizens
of Crittenden county, denounce in
unmistakable terms each and all violations
of said law.
That, believing it to be the duty
of all good citizens to uphold the
law, we pledge to use oar be3t efforts
to see that these offenders be
brought to justice.
That we heartily, commend the
city attorney and marshal of Marion,
and other officials for their earnest
efforts in the detection and prosecution
of the violators of this law, and
assure them we will give them our
hearty co-operation and support.
W. It. Giiins,
G. B. Lamii,
U. G. Huohes.
On Sunday, March 17, at the
residence of J. M. Walker, of Iron
Hill. Miss Pearl Walker and Mr.
Henry Butler were united in marriage,
Rev. W. T. Oakley officiating.
This is a popular young couple
and the Record-Press wishes them
a happy life.
An Awful Death
Bob Hall, a miner, met death at
Fairview mines yesterday morning
by falling from a "skip' down a
shalt a distance of 1220 ft. He lived
ten niiuutes after reaching the
bottom. He leaves a wife and two
children. Elizabethtown, 111., Independent.
Stamp out consumption and typhoid
fever by a thorough cleaning.
you will see the effect
it makes you pucker
so called cheap Baking
thispuckering, injurious Alum
you injure digestion
an3 look in the glass
You can't help puckering
to think of tasting it
By the use o
right into your system
And .ruin your .stomach.
MRS. Z, T, TERRY DEAD
Passes Away Suddenly at Her Home Near
Forest Grove Last Sunday
The many friends of Mrs. Z. T.
Terry, of the Forest Grove neighborhood,
wero surprised to hear of hor
sudden death, which occurcd lat
Sunday morning at eleven o'clock.
The funeral took place on Tuesday
morning at at Hurricane
church, Revs. Benjamin Andres
and Boggess officiating. Many friends
had gathered to pay their last tribute
to the memory of their departed
Mrs. Ellen F. Terry was born May
13th, 1847, in Crittcndon Co, Ky.
She was the daughter of the late
Uriah Witherspoon. On March 30th,
1871 she was married to Mr. Z. T.
Terry. Six children were born to
Mrs. Terry, five of whom remain to
mourn her death. They being Clarence,
Uriah and Lester and Misses
Emma and Lena.
At the age of twenty she united
with the Presbyterian church at
Marion, and has been a faithful
member ever since. She was a devout
Christian, a loving mother, and
i faithful wife. She had all of tho
graces that, adorned a true Christian
character, and her death will be felt
in the community in which she lived.
I have decided that if 1 can get a
sufficient number of pupils to justify
that I will teach a Normal term in
Maiiou, Ky., lor the special training
of teachers and for the preparation
of those who wished to be examined
for tcachcr'b certificates.
The term will begin May 13th and
continue four weeks. Any dne desiring
to attend will please to diop
me a postal card as I wish to decide
whether the number of pupils will
justify my teaching. About twelve-have
expressed their desire for the-Normal.
I shnll give you the best
drill possible in the time and at a
James V. Price..
FOR SALE-Euy onra.i. high
grade pianos, soon on exhibition on
the Xew Marion Mumc House, tho
profit .of goocllliealtli u
RoyaTis made from pure, refined
han Alum but you have the profit of qualifythe