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VOL. 31
Be J. E. Crlder creamry Company
Propose to Stan One II Proper
Inducements Are Ollered.
The J K. Crider Crearnry fto
puny, of Fredonia, Ky , havo ex
prosscd a willingness to start a cream
ry horo if the farmers will omtrast to
thpm milk from five hundred
cows. Tlioy bave made a decided
tuicess of the projcot at Fredonia
in ho much that they urn 1111 ible to
keep pace with their ordern.
If they should bo onoouraged by
the people of Marion by the gift of a
lot for their plant and exempt from
taxation for a reasonable period, it
will prove of untold valuo to Marion
and the farmers of Orittooden county.
This company proposoe to pay the
farmers for their milk in one cent of
the prioe paid by Kvansvillo, which
after the exprcssago ia paid, would
mean a groat deal more thau Evans-a
ville prices.
This is not mora idle talk, but a
business proposition ooming straight
from busines men; They mean
every word they have authorised us
to say and if you desjre to be further1
instructed ealj at tho Record-Press
office or see Eskew Bros.
Mrs. Charles T. Baker, who has
been with friends in tho ottv, left
Monday for ber home in Wabash,
Christmas is t tic otic tiinr of all tlic eor when
the pirit of givmi comet into every heart
And then comes the question, whtre to jo to find
the lagest touL from which to niaki tiiu best so
Icutinn. Tin i is quickly answered 'OKMKS
He has ono ol the finest Drug 8torc to he Found
in any Second. Class Postolfice town hi Kentucky,
and Ins beautiful stock is in ueenrd with the
surroundings. Kvcry article has hem caret tilly
selected and is calculated to plcae 3011 and. that
his bcHutilul store is full of buiy, bujers
every day, is evidence of its attractiveness And
in every inntaooe everybody is well pleaded with
what, (hoy buy.
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The Explosion Which Wrecked the
Mine and Converted It Into a
Living Tomb
CLAY. Iy. Deo 13 After thirty
hours' desperate struggle, the
rescuing party searching the Baker
mine at Clay for the bodies of the
soven entombed minor, returned
with them last night. Tho bodies
were not disfigured and hud not been
reached by the fiie. Indications are
that tho men were overcome by gas.
They wore found pretty far baok in
the Morkings. as if, after hearing
the first explosion, the men had run j
in search of a place of safety. The
rescue party was headed by T. J.
Norwood, state mine inspector, and
Thos. Long, a doputy. Tho in-quest
will be "held to-day. Tho
oiffins wore already at the mino and
preparation had already beon made
for the funeral.
Just before the explosion eighty
of the men had como out, it being
Saturday and pay day, else tho loss
of life would have been terrible.
These mines, including several
others at Wheatcrof and Sturgis,
with offices at Sturgis and headquarters
at New York, who have
prided themselves on having tho
safest mines with fewest aocidouts.
In fact this is the first accident they
have ''ad, and M from cause no-
huarJ of in the history of the oldest
exporenoed miner.
The explosion is the harder to account
for from the tact that it occurred
in No. !), which is more than one
hundred feet below the No. 11 vein,
whero the seven men met death, and
having beon abandoned, was full nt
water. It was in this flooded mine
that this strango but fearful explosion
took place.
The first thing wrong noticed at
the top of the mine was in the boiier
house when engineer Williams no.
ticed that the engine was ''creeping.'
He called to bis fireman to shut tho
engine down. Tho fireman was unable
to do anything with it and the
engineer started over to help him,
when the column of water shot out
of tho shaft and toppled over against
their building. There was a tremor
of the earth, a quivering of all the
timbers af the shaft, tho sound of
rushing waters, and suddenly thero
appeared above the surface a mighty
jolumn of water, carrying its burden
of timbers, coal'aad ordinary debris
of a ail 00. Straight towards tho sky
shot 4he great column of water up,
up untill more than a hundred feet
it towered towered for only the
fraction of a second whon t divided
into two parts; ono part falling over
to the southwest, striking tho boiler
house, full sixty feet away, moving
it from its foundation. Tho other
The whole ocnter of his big store is filled with
Books, of every description, from the cheapest to
the most costly, from the pen of every known author
in the world. You should see them.
His show cases, well filled with beautifully decorated
Japanese wares, of every description and
desiirn and the uuraberleps other articles of wt th
a d beauty, makes it plaiu indeed why Sutitit
Ciaus has made it his headquarters.
The largest and handsomest assortment oi Teddy
Hears ever brought to Marion.
Kvcry thing in Toilet articles, Perfumes. Fine
Soups Ornamensts etc. If UKMK has'ni got
what you want for a beautiful Cristmaf. gift, j 11
simply can't be suited,
column spent its force in the nppo
site direction with les destructible
property in its path. The water in
its mad rush made a eomplet wreck
of the mine.
The news of the teajlul disaster
wis phoned Superintendent W. H,
Cunningham's office at Sturgis and
forth with he loaded op many things
ho knew would bo needed and with
a fearless crew boarded one of their
big engines a:id in a very short time
was at the scene or the disaster and
foremost in tho bravo effort to save
tho men entombed. But they were
Corset Training School.
Mrs. W. N. Rochester attended
the Corset Training School at 'Henderson
last week and is now better
than ever, prepared to please her
many customer?. On her return
homo sho was the guest of Mrs. A.
L. Berry at Sturgis.
On Tuesday, Deo. 7. 1909. about
the hour of 2 p. m., Mr. .Jams M,
Ford and Miss Mary O. Brown accompanied
by a few friends, drove
to the residence of K B. Blackburn
of this oity, and were united in
marriage by Rev. U. G. Hughes.
' The groom is a' prosperous young
farmer of the Oak Hull violmtv.
The bride is uue of Crooked Creek's
most charming young ladle.. May
this union bo one of happitwsas and
propority. , U. G, II.
I -
From w. R. Ra kin, Meirbnr ot The
District Board For the County
Of Ciittenden.
The Distiict Board f the Stem
tiling District Tolunco Association
has sold all of the Association's to
banco in Crittenden Comity 10
W. 0. Head & Son. of Madisouvillo
Ky., to be delivered at the Jam
fajtoiy in Marion, Kentucky.
In order to make this sale u Mas
agreed that the purchasers ot this
tobacco should receive all tobacco
already stripped 111 larsre handr, as
stripped, but in regard to that part
of the crop uoo already stripped, it
was agreed that tho same should bo
tied in medium sized hauds, aud it
is necessary for good members to
faithfully aud cheerfully aid the
District Board iu carrying out thu
terms uf the contract, and we think
ill good members will obecrfully
abide by this provision of the terms
if the sale,
Messrs. Head & Sou will opeu
their factory for thu reception of
tobacco on Tuesday, Dccomber 14th.
and receive up to and including the
23rd, when the faotory will be closed
till January 4th, 1910, when it will
again be opened to reccttvo tobaooo,
and it is hoped that it will not again
be necessary to close down till all
the crop has hoen delivered.
Let us again urge good mombers
to do all 1 hoy can to doliver this
orop in good condition and according
to contract. Respectfully,
Member District Board Crittenden
County. ' y
bba?&4i.iZ&i2b. t ' C'jc , ... .' - v .h. ' , y
Are Requested To Meet In their
Respective County Seals On
Saturday. December 18ih.
The time for the annual wool clip
is not over fourmonlhsi n. Hereto,
lore, with the exception ol a few local
pooN. we hav sold our wnl separately
and have permitted three or
four middle men to make each from
one to three cents per pound from
itr sale, thereby, )ninr 11 not e
than five cents per pound. There
arc from ten to fifteen million pounds
of wool clipped annually in this State
and if it were pooled and sold direct
to tho manufacturer it would cn.t
him uo mora and savo our fartiii'ts
not less than a half million rfollais
To effect this saving we must havo
a well organised pool and to handle
the 1910 wool orop mo have 110 time
to lose in perfeotinn this organization.
It is p'oposed to organize the
Kcntuoky Wool Growers Association
under the laws of Kcntuoky which
permit farmers tt pool their orops
and to bo ready for business by the
first day of January, 1910.
All wool growers are urgently invited
to meet at tbe court house is
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