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MARION, CRITTENDEN COUNTY, KENTUCKY, MAY 2. 1907. NUMBER 48.
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Ice Cream Freezers
GEN. H.B.LYON DEAD
Hurt Failure Ends Die ot Old Soldier-Fills
In Field on His Farm Near
. II. II. Lyon fll dead or Im
two mile bak front KddyTille,
-lay afternoon fro heart Uil-
lle had jrone to the farm on
i.i . and afUr tailing lo two of
atiu hand loft ikoa U go and
k after (kimo other work. Wlton
,t 100 yard away lit wm iMN 10
Mtd wIish (he two tiMM raeld
iff was gone.
'ri I. you w At the
. Mathow Lyon, who sold him-
' 'r his psgc aoros the eooan
. )n later elected Tkotua Joller-
1'ir.ident by lita one role and
ly man who over represented
-tales in thu United State
.-'. He wie alM a defend-
f Col. Cblltondon, a eolonial
nmr of VormoiiL
.in H. II. Lyon wai a graduate
Ait Point and aftorward sertod
Oit- United Stato army oh the
i tirra of Texan and Mexico. At
ruling out of tho Civil War ho
- . i hit lot with the South ad was
to tho high rani of
r (Jinoral. Ho served ilh
ti.n until the eloso. He was
- r strong convictions and was
al to the cauiic for which ho
.L'ht, having ncvor talon tho oath
' allowance to tho United States
.r tho close of tho Civil War.
1 atcr ho was contioetod with tho
satc pcnitontiary at Frankfort for
' ii years. He was apjiointod by
i llucknor a inombor of the com-
'hion that located tho branch pen-
ntiary nt Kddyvillc, his native
n and ho personally superintend-
UK building. After the
' n of the prison he was offered the
WrtPienHliiji, but doclinod to aeoopt
Hr represented tho Sixth
w district in tho memorable (ioobol
ntcht, and voted to seat Gov.
to' tliel. For several years he had
ft& -l in Kddyvillc, in retirement,
k.mg after his farming interest-
1 devoting himself to private
' i November a yoar ago hr was,
tod Mayor of the city of Eddy-
le. an honor hold by him at tho
" of his death.
Hi- was seventy one year ol age,
' i 1 of honors and ripo in years. A
w lo and threw sons and three
is Mirvivc him, Capt. Frank Lyon,
the Tinted States navy, now at
N riolk, Va., Mrs Grace Kovil, of
i nieetoii, Hugh, Ernest, Maybollo
d Loraino. who remain at home.
He was probably the most
nt man of his section of the State
Itr many years,
MTving in the Kentucky
Legislature the iuetioii of
the Sute penitentiary, or building
a branch priton, came before the
body and upon the determiortiou to
build a new prison, he wa placed al
the bead of the oomutifetion which
elected ike ite and npriHtRdd
Ike erection of the Uneture. He
erred in the lower House of the
three time, taking
jmmuiuo amoRt; in wetMberahip
at each feteioM.
Meedaww Gee. I. Roberta and
Job W. Wilton, of tins city, are
Hear relative of his.
Gen. Lyon was thriao married.
Hi Irst wife was Mite Laura
O'Hara, a daughtor of Reuben
O'Harm. One son, Highland, by
thia Mnioit met an untiiuoly donth by
accidentally shooting himself several
Hiik second wife wa Miss Grace
Machon, a daughter of the late Frank
Machen, of the Fredonia Valley.
Tho childron of this union are Capt.
Frank Lyon, U. S. navy, Mrs. M.
11. Kevil, of Princeton, Hugh and
Krnaat, of Kddyvillc.
His third wife was Miss Kutli
Wonlf and by this union thoro are
two daughters, Misses Maybollo and
Loraine, who are with thoir mother
Deals In Real Estate.
II. W. Yauhooaier and wife have
niailo a deal with P. S. Maxwell
whoroby thoy booomo the owoors of
tho lot at the southeast corner of tho
Maxwell wiiaro, also the two cottages
on depot street and the vacant lots
iu the roar of them, and they gave in
oxchango "277 aeros of land in Harris
county, (Houston, county seat) Tex.,
which thoy purchased several years
ago. They arc following in the
footsteps ol other who bought land
out thoro, at. most of them arc selling
it or disposing of it.
Electricity Used to Cure the Hiccoughs.
Spokane, Wash., April 21 Kloc-
trioity was successfully used in
checking an attack of hiccoughs Irom
which little Irene Sherrod, of
Homo, west of Spokane, suffered
more than n wool. Kvory
means was employed by the
physicians but thoy were unable
tho for more than
to stop paroxysms
ten minutes and it was not until the
electric battory was applied that the
girl experienced any relief.
Medical men declare the case is
without n parallel in the Northwest.
Louis Sliger Case Postponed.
The oxaniining trial of Louis A.
Sliger charged with killing Chns.
MoMican was postponed because
.lames Kirk, a witness, was abFcnt
on account or sickness The trial
has been set for Thursday, .May fl,
Last Saturday There Were Sixteen
Loads of Spar Hauled
The Lennder Mining Co., is now
hatiliug spar to tho station. Un
last Saturday, they had sixteen wagon
loads of spar on tho stroot.
This spar whs brought from tho
Leona Miuu near Glondale, tho shaft
is now about sixty loot, and has
reached a fine vien of spar and lead.
Tho daily output is now about fifteen
tons and arrangnicnts aro boiug to
increase this considerably in tho near
The stockholders in this company-are
chiefly Marion people, and they
are nporatinc two mines The Whito
and the Lcona. The names of the
owners of this rich mine aro as follows:
V. A. lllaokburn, l'ros., J. G.
Rochester, Vico Pros., C. K. Wel-don,
Sec., Troas., T. H. Cochran,
Director, G. C. Gray, II. F. Morris
C. .f. Pierce, Dr. F W. Ntinn,
P. T. Smlar, Tom Clifton, C. II.
Hiiu, T. II. Lowcry, Joseph
Heed, Louisville, 0. II . Pari.
High School Graduating Class.
The High School class of graduate.-
lor 1SKI7 will comprise eight
names, and whon thoy appear before
the footlights Friday evening, May-
new nystein is way ahead of the third
The electric train was standing at
New ilochelle when the
Kxpross," a five-hour train
to lioftou, came through at a high
rnto of speed. The olectric train
easily kept paeo tc tho end of the
two-mile stretch at Larchmont,
the fact that the steam train
had a flying start.
New Road and Street Opened.
Weldon and lllaokburn have completed
and opened for the public use
the now street from the bridge on
SfVu road thru to Main street
which it intersects near the old cemetery.
The grade on tho route is
good and teamsters will all find this
road much preforablc to the old one
ovor tho Klder Hill and up Salem
About four weeks ago, Mr. W. II.
llinklcy, of View, and Miss Ada
Dcboe, of Crayneville, were united
iu marriage, but did not announce it
until last Sunday. Mr. Hiuklcy
gave a dinner lust Sunday to about
fifty of his friends and announced
the fact. Mr. Binklcy is a merchant
and the postmaster at iew.
Mrs. llinklcy is the youngest
daughter of John Deboc, and is a
charming young lady.
A Young LooHlig Great Grand Mother.
Mrs. A. V. McFce, of this city,
10, tliey will do honor and great received a message a few days age
credit to thoir "Alma Mater." autiouncing the arrival of a little
Those who will take part arc Misses
Mary valedictorian, Fenwick
Watlicu, class orator, Mary Lou
Wilboru, Annie Dean, May Travis,
Amy Wathen and Messrs. Gray-Rochester
and Sylvan Price.
This class has accomplished much
in the last yoar and has not only
kopt up the regular course hcrctolore
taught, but has mastered Caesars
Commentaries, Ciceros Oration
Against Cataline, Virgils Acncid and
Solid Geometry in a manner highly
complimentary to them, and wc feel
safe in saying they will bring only
new honors and compliments to
Marion High School.
New 100-Mlle-An-Hour Train.
New York, April 24. The first
".single phase" electric train ever
run in this country is now being
operated on tho No York, New
Haven & Hartford railroad botween
Larchmont and New Rochclle, where
tests have boon made for three days
of that company's new overhead electric
system. The initial trails aro
said to show that trams operated by
the new systom will be capable of a
maximum speed of 100 miles an hour
with safety. The officials say the
laughter at the home of Mr. and Mrs
Leon Wilscy on Tuesday April 2.'lrd
in Pomona, California. Mrs. Wilsey
was Miss Stella Thurman, a grand
daughter of Mrs. McFce of this city,
and she is now asking her friends if
she looks very ancient and none of
them think she dues.
The Valedictorian And Salutatorian.
The notes with
much pleasure the namo of Miss
Ruby Cook, of Crayncville, who wins
the honor of being valedictorian of
the 1007 class of thirty four graduates
of tho eighth grade in the
Marion graded school. She is the
daughter J)r. O. C. Cook the well
known physician of Crayneville.
And also that of Miss Ruth Hill,
daughter of 11. O. Hill, of Chapel
Hill, as salutatorian. These honors
arc won by hard study and these
young ladies deserve much praise.
Card of Thanks.
Wc wish to express our thanks
and appreciation to our friends who
wore so kind to us during "the illness
and death of our little daughter.
May God's richest blessings rest on
you is our prayers.
Mn. .xi Mus. H. V. Stonk.
Olive & Walker
HAVE JUST RECEIVED
A car load of the world famous AMES Buggies
A top buggy and set of harness, guaranteed, only $47.50.
SOLE AGENCY FOR THE
Tennessee and Coquillard Wagons,
And wc have them in all sizes.
The Old Reliable
Hoosier Corn Drills
John Deere Two-Row
Oliver Chilled Plows
One and two horse sizes
Blue Grass Double Shovels
Cultivators and Hay Rakes
Best Stock Food Made
Don't be annoyed with flies
We have lots of
Wire Screen Cloth
Hoes, Rakes, Spades, Forks
Graduates of Marion Graded And High
School to Meet At School Auditorium
The Alumni of the Marion Sohools
will be held Monday evening and all
the graduates are expoctcd to bo
present and enjoy the remain. An
interesting programe will be render
ed, a special feature of which will
be music by the Marion Cornet Band.
The followinu h the programe:
Wolcome Address W. II Claris
Response Miss Ethel Hard
Music Marion Cornet Hand
Cupid's Pranks iu School
"Miss Ina Price
Vocal Solo: "Love Me and the
World is Mine"
Miss Pearl Doss
What Should be. the Standard
of Marion High Schoool
Miss Willie Croft
Piano Solo Miss Sallie Woods
Graduates of Former Days
Miss Mildred Haynes
In Heininescciit Mood
W. K. Potter, Jr.
Music Marion Cornet Hand
Classes of '07
Misses Mary Deboe, Ruby Cook-Vocal
Solo .Miss Gustava Haynes
The funeral of Willie Murry will
be preached the third Sunday in
May, instead of June.
F. Julius Fobs, of the Kentucky-Geological
Survey, was at home
last week. He came to Western
Kentucky to prepare a speoial report
on the coal region between Henderson,
Morganficld and Scbrce. Specifically
his work was to detcrmino
the extont number and character of
as well as to correlate and work out tho
structure of the coal beds of the region
named. Mr. Fobs was hero
also to have some levels run between
Marion and Tribune in order to determine
the elevation of Marion correctly.
He placed J. M. Dyer, of
f.Morganfiold, in charge of this work
far-, ,-i i
which is being done now. Mr. Fohs
tells us that his work this year will,
in addition to completion of the reports
on Western Kentucky lead,
zinc and spar deposits, consist of an
investigation of central Kentucky
deposits. There will be ready for
distributions shortly the first two
chapters as advance sheets from his
report "Kentucky Fluorspar" with
notes on tho "Production, Mining
aud Technology of the Mineral in tho
United States," which will appear
as Hulletin 9 of the Kentucky Geological
Geo. W. Landram Here,
Geo. W. Landram, of Livingston
county, the handless candidate for
Railroad Commissioner was hero
Monday. He is not feeling uneasy
in the least about his canvass, and
hopes to carry as many as twenty
counties on first and second
The County Convention will
be held on Saturday, May 18, and
every one interested should be on
hand to sec his wishes are carried
DISTINCTIVELY A CREAM OF
TARTAR BAKING POWDER
i does not contain an atom of
arid (which Is tho product ofbonmm
digested In sulphuric acid) or of alum
(which Is one-third sulphuric acid), urn-healthful
substances adopted for other making
mo wders because of their cheammesMm
.,. . . .