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Here is Something
Worthy of Notice
Good new up-to-date
oS $12.50 Suits
These prices are not framed up but
actual prices and we prove it with
the goods of merit.
DR. W. H. CRAWFORD i
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All Work Guaranteed
Gas and Somnoform used for '
PAINLESS EXTRACTION ,
i Office over Marion Bank
Mrs. T. J. Davidson is convalescent
after a severe attack of
grip and threatened pneumonia.
T. J. Wring and family who
have been residing in Linchburg
Va,. have returned to Marion to
An evening of music, mirth
and poetry at Auditorium Thurs-day
night, Jan. 30.
Miss Mary Wyattwasin Salem
several days last week on a business
W. V. Haynes of Nashville
was here last week on a business
trip but has returned home.
Mrs. W. V. Haynes of Nashville,
Tenn.. is the guest of her
mother, Mrs. M. E. Croft on
South Main Street.
16 lbs. best granulated sugar
100. WILBORN'S GROCERY.
WANTED-Issue of Sept, 12th,
1912, for which we will pay 10
-The Crittenden Record-Press.
Dr. Geo. W. Stone and wife
are expected backhere Feb. 1st,
from Texas and the west where
they have been travelling, and
will occupy their nice brick cottage'
on South Mai n Street.
"Variety is the spice of life."
That is what we shall give patrons
of the Lycem Course Thursday
Will Carnahan and wife have
moved to J. B. Hubbard's and
Dan Stone" and family have
pd to the Carnahan home which
they purchased last week.
J. L. James has sold his nice
cottageon east Depot Street to
K. S. Elkins, one of the county's
best men who will locate here in
J. S. G Green who has had a
bad spell of the grip and was confined
to his room for several,
days is now better and able to be
up and out on the streets.
5 lbs. regular 25c coffee $100
at WILBORN'S GROCERY.
Prank Loyd of Fredonia was ' a
visitor in the city Wednesday.
Suits at re-
surance business in which he
was engaged in Henderson for
the same company.
Squire J. R. Postleweight was
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SISIUI, iUISS lUtWiUUHU "u "v-"'
to consult an occuhst for a serious
affection of the eye -sight
from which she has suffered for
Rev. Wallace Clift, pastor of
the Main Street Presbyterian
church has resigned and will go
to southwest Texas to engage in
evangelistic work. Rev. Clift
and his family here made many
strong friends who sincerely regret
The Crittenden Athpneum Club
gave a bazaar last Friday after
noon and evening which was
largely attended and liberally
patronized by the best people of
the city. The ladies who are
friends of the club baked cakes,
made candies and other danties
which were sold promptly at
guod prices. The gentlemen
members and their friends also
sent gifts from the sale of which
a neat sum was realized.
Mrs. J. E. Dean of Crider was
the guest of her mother, Mrs.
Annie McFee several days this
Marion's Florida contingent
report all well and pleasantly situated.
A picture received here
last week represented Master
Samuel Gugenheim and little
Miss Evalyn Roberts on the back
of an ostrich taking a ride.
Ed McFee who is sojourning
at Fort Myers, Florida, writes
his mother that he is much
pleased with the place, the people
and the climate.
(Continued from Pago One.)
stand. "About an hour later,
he came back by himself and
went in Meisenberger's boat and
sat down. He pulled out the
that belonged to
Meisenberger and handed it to
The Ructnian woman then re-,
lated how muddy the knife was.
This aroused her curiosity, she
said, and she asked Wells what
had become of Longnecker.
"It's none of your business,"
she said Wells told her in answer
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Does not cease when you hand us your money, if it did we could not guff
point with a feeling of pride to our family steatfast customers who m.
T7T5) know from experience that it pays to trade at
b2 TAYLOR CANNAN'S
Great Reduction in the
and the quantity is also being reduced on account of their great
Extra pants foi men and boys are also included in these close out
Don't forget our line of Shirts, Collors and
Ties. "We keep right up with the latest
styles, so can you by buying them here.
J "Music hath its Charms."
Come to hear the music makers
and be charmed. Auditorium,
Jan. 30, promptly at 8 o'clock.
Mr. and Mrs. Cecil Ellis and
son have returned from Hender-J
son and will reside here. Mr.
Ellis will continue in the life in
ing. She asked Wells a second
time why Longnecker did not
return with him. Wells then
admitted that he had "put Longnecker
away where he wouldn't
bother anybody elre." The
woman swore she asked Wells
how did he bother anybody and
that Wells replied Longnecker
occured in the presence of
"The next morning, which
was Christmas, we left the is-
land and never stopped until we
tQ paducah the woman
continued. "When we got to
Paducah we 'split' That was
"Friday,, Pearl (meaning
Pearl Wells) came to
boat and handed me a
note saying that Wells had left
because he was afraid of being
"Two days later I got the
note, I saw Wells on Broadway
and told him the sheriff had been
on our boat and had charged us
with the murder. Wells told me
to keep my mouth and we'd
come out all right," the woman
It was several days later that
the Meisenbergers were arrested
by Sheriff Foster and several
patrolmen and lodged in the
Meisenberger was the last witness
to testify for the commonwealth.
In telling his story to
Judge W. I. Clark, he never
varied from the statements made
in a confession to the Livingston
officials several days ago. A
Eugene Graves, of Paducah,
who defended Wells, made numerous
efforts to confuse both
Meisenberger and Bessie
but was unsuccessful.
Meisenberger testified of remarks
he had made to Bessie Ructman
the morning after the murder
while they were en route to
Paducah. He said Wells had
told Bessie that he would kill his
own sister if she told anything
on him, and he would kill her
(meaning Bessie) if she said anything
of the Christmas Eve murder.
-The witness rqiterated what
he told in his confession corroborating
the statement of the
Neither Wells nor Pearl Hughes
took the stand in their defense,
Attorney Graves evidently believing
it advisable to keep them
out of the witness chair. However,
the commonwealth will
call them as witnesses tomorrow
against Meisenberger and Mrs.
Ructman. What they will swear
is of great moment to the authorities,
though it is believed the
Hughes woman will implicate
Meisenberger in the murder.
During the trial Wells sat by
the side of his counsel and
Price of Boys' Suits
ubbers & Overshoes
Rubbers and Overshoes at the old prices.
They have advanced but we have not advanced
the price to you. So come along
we're ready for you.
' 'talked too much. " The woman
recited how Wells sneered as he
told of how he had put
body beneath some
brush. "The hogs will find him
and eat him up, or if the river
rises soon, he'll be washed
away," Bessie Ructman swore
Wells remarked to her. This
inized every witness closely.
His face was palo and his features
appeared to grow hard as
he heard witness after witness
utter words which sealed his
doom, and which unless a miracle
intervene, will send him to
the electric chair for one of the
most heinous crimes in the history
of Western Kentucky.
Pearl Hughes sat through the
hearing calmly, though she was
on the verge of breaking down
Death of Mrs Arflack
Mrs. Arflack, wife of George
W. Arflack of the Crooked
Creek section died Wednesday
morning. The interment will be
conducted today at the McMican
graveyard near Crooked Creek
church. Mrs. Arflack is the
mother of Jas. F. Arflack of this
city and of J. W. Arflack of the
I. 0. 0. F. Meeting.
New Marion Lodee, No. 198, I. 0. 0.
F., met in regular session Wednesday
night, Jan. 8th, and installed the newly
elected officers for the ensuing term.
Renewed enthusiasm was felt among I
those present when quite a number of
members from the country were pres I
ent and paid their dues for the coming I
The hall was rented to Rosewood
Camp, No. 22, W. 0. W., as a meeting
place .for 1913.
All the routine of business was
transacted. Lodge meet3 in regular
Bession every Wednesday ni?hl. All
members are urged to be present and
visiting members invited.
Accompanied by his son, J. T.
Bigham and Dr. Vernon Fox of
Crayne, W. H. Bigham of Chapel
Hill section, left Tueday fof
Louisville to consult Dr. Cheath-ham
the famous oculist and
should he advise an operation to
restore Mr. Bigham's sight it
will be performed at once.
WANTED a few tons of good
sweet hay for cash.
Phone 166, 7 rings.
Jesse Olive went to Eddyville
Tuesday to visit his son, Ed Olive
and family and other friends
H. T. Hammack has purchased
the Hurley property now occupied
by Rev. Wallace Clift and will
move to it when Rev. Clift and
family leave for Texas.
It means that is a great satisfaction
to us to sell good shoes, but more
than that, it means that you get satisfactory
service and comfort when
you buy shoes from us. "RED
SCHOOL-HOUSE" shoes at one
half price. The factory has gone
out of business, is the reason of this
Hugh Sullivan and family, who have
been in Tennssseo for several years,
arrived here Sunday morning to make
their future home. Mrs. Sullivan is a
sister to Gus Farley, of Mattoon, and
is well known here.
A large crowd went from here to
attend election at Marion Saturday.
II. T. Summers has sold his house
and lot at this place to James Burton
and is moving to a farm near Salem.
J. II. Smith is the guest of his son
Bart Fisher and son, Herbert, who
recently moved to Tennessee, are the
guests of friends at this place.
The farmers are taking advatage of
this rainy weather and most of them
arc through stripping tobacco.
Mile3 Watson and family spent Sun
day at the home of Dee Sullinger.
Miss Ona Malcom, who has been
spending' the past two weeks in Carrs-ville,
has returned home.
Leonard Lynn and family apent Sunday
at B. A. Johnson's.
Dellar Belt and wife visited relatives
near Salem Saturday and Sunday.
W. T. Croft and Miles Watson were
in Salem Saturday.
Collin McElmery and family spent
several days last week with their
daughter, Mrs. Ben Watson.
Enoch Belt and son, Claude, were in
Mathew Mitchel, who has been working
at Rosiclare, III., for several weeks
returned home Friday.
Dr. Davis, of Lola, passed through
this section Saturday enroute to Irma.
Mr. and Mrs. Ben Watson and son,
Herschel Owen, snent Sunday with
her parents, Mr. and Mrs. C.
Etha Tharp is on the sick list.
W. L. Johnson, of Lola, was in this
Mrs. Sallie Watson is spending this
week with her son. Dellar, near Lola.
Sunday School at Crayne every
Sunday evening at 2:15. Everybody
invited to come.
The new Cumberland Presbyterian
church at this piace is almost
Elizabeth Stevens was the
guest of Mrs. George Scott, Sunday.
The Presbyterian meeting at
this place closed Friday night
with nine professions.
Miss Ruth Threlkeld was the
guest of Mrs. S. Hill Saturday
night and Sunday.
Miss Lucy Brown visited the
Sutton girls Sunday.
Lee Fletcher and Bill Sutton
have returned home from Missouri.
Mrs. Reatha Maxwell was the
guest of her parents Saturday
night and Sunday.
Cecil Jennings and Miss Bertha
Stallion were married at
Bro. Miller's Sunday afternoon.
Mr. Jennings should be congratulated
for winning the heart and
hand of such charming' young
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J. B, KEVIL
MAYOR AND ATTORNEY-AT-LAW
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lady as Miss Bertha. They were
accompanied by Byrd Loyd and
Miss Sue Moore.
J. C. Carlton & Son have moved
in the old store which they
have rebuilt, and are doing fine
J. P. Stevens, who got his leg
broke, is reported much better.
Miss Vaden Stovall was the
guest of Miss Ruth Threlkeld
Produce Dealer Ex ' j
at Office id Paducah.
Stricken while seated at his desk at
his business office, 210 South Second
street, Paducah about 10:30 o'clock
Tuesday morning, Charles F. Jean, CG
years old, president of the Indiana
Produce Co., late of Evanjville, died
half hour later in spite of medical aid
which was hurriedly summoned. Heart
trouble was pronounced the cause of
his sudden death.
Mr Jean was formerly in business
here and Is well known in Marion.
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Miss Nannie Rochester gave a
sx o'clock dinner to a few of her
friends Thursday, Jan. 16.'
The dining table was especial
ly pretty; beautiful crocheted
doilies at each place and for its
floral decorations vases of narcissus.
Covers were laid for six
and each guest found her place
by a dainty hand painted card
which was the work of the
charming little hostess.
A most delicious dinner consisting
of: 1st grape fruit maraschino
cherries, 2nd Potatoes with
cheese French pea s beaten
biscuit, chicken croquettes and
3rd, Fruit salad, nuts.
4th Marshmallow pudding
with whipped cream.
5th Coffee, mints.
Miss Rochester guests included
Misses Jenkins, Yates, Pickens,
Boston and Flanary.
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