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No 5
Marion. Crifimden County, Kentucky, Thursday Morning, Aug 22,
vci. xxxx:
v The PRESIDENT, ha- in W , p Ji" f V !f f VT I ITIV
suclan orur reu.ii.i, g all 'BiJ I tUlW Ul II
niale percons wlu have l jfl1
come 21 yeifs of ajf since ij
.hints 5th. IMS. fii.l on .r j Hillic Ermine Rivei Attjuds Cer,.
before Aux. 21U, 1918. .to Pi . . ,. ... .. ,.
register for military S' lvice
on if ATUr.I A V, AUGl'ST c -1 ' ll.
t the r.flue f th" I)eal
Hoard, PostoIIiee biVding,
Marinn. Kv., between' th
hours of 7 A. M. and'jlp. M.
Local Board for the
County of Crittenden
State of Kentucky.
Marion, Ky.
Cbili Builds Shipi
Washington, Aug. It
Two large ship building plants
are being erected in Htuthern
Chili. They will be ready fi-r
operation in Sopember and I lie
building of wooden ships will
begin immediately. The first
vessel of 3,000 tons will be
launched in March' 1019, accord
ing to the schedule, and another
vessel of the same size will leave
th? ways shortly afterward.
The new shipyards are being
constructed at Llanao. The wood
to be used in ship building is na
tive timber Chilean oak,
pruce and other woods. The ma
chinery for the new vessel will
be bought inthe Unite 1 States if
it is possible to get it from this
countrv; otherwise the builder s
will get it from AntufogasU.
- s
Seoator James' Condition
Declared Very Serious
Baltimore, Aug. Hi. The con
dition of Senator Ollk M. James,
of Kentucky, who has been at
Jehrs Hopkins hospital for more
than two months, is to-night re
ported by persons who enme in
ci.mnrt with him at tie hospital
ks wry serious. The extreme
beat the la-t two wteks has
JL- weakeiud the Senator. Trans
f anion of l!ooi bar bci.rs resorted
to'and tire hospital rhrsjeians re
port Lis condition unchanged.
Given Life Term
' For Murdr 01 Woman
Dixon, Ky., Aug. i. Heber
Hicks, charged with the murder
of Mrs. Joy Sparks, whose body
wxs found buriul in the rear of
a llviry stable at Clay, Ky., on
t'ip morning of February 7, was
given life imprisonment by a
jury here to-day after a live
hours' deliberation. The parents
of young Hicks were present
when the jury retmred the ver
dict. U isunderstud that on
one I allot ten of the jury were
for the death pmalty. A motion
for a new trial w us immedi ttely
fit, d hv the attortifvs for the de
fendant. Regains Voice After
Two Years of Silence
Cerydon. Ii.d., Aug. 13. .Mr?.
Gertie Shireman, of Mauckport,
suddenly regained her voice a
few days ago afur being unable
to talk almost two years. The
loss of her speech followed some
nervous trouble. Her voice has
returned to its natural state.
Spain Warns Huns
" London. Aug. Ifi. -Spain has!
notified Germany of her inten -
tioii to compensate herself of
future outrages against Spanish
shipping by confiscating a corre
sponding amount f tonnago
fnm German shipping that lias
sty's a dispatch to the Times
from Santander. There are a
Lout ninety German steamers
voluntarily interned in Spain.
j.le Cerr.s.terj
llopkinsville, Kv., Aug. 11.
The burial of the late Si-phen I'.
Hives, lather Mr. 1 s:
Wheeler, or better known r
haps, an Ilalliu Ermine Hives,
the novelist. ioA place here at
6:00 o'clock this evening.
Mr. Rives died at Amherst,
Va., last January, but owing to
Mr. Wheeler being in a hospital
at the time Mrs. Wheeler the on
ly survivor of l.cr father. couM
not l-avf him. So the body was
sent h 're and placed in a vault
to awaii burial at such time a
she could come. Mr. Wheeler if
now convalesing and U in the
Adirondacks, so Mrs. Wheeler
arrived last night and the plans
were made for the buriul.
Very simple services were iV.d
at the cemetery and the pull
bearers were confederate vet r
ans, all of whom were close per
sonal friends as well as brothers
in arms of the deceased. Mrs.
Wheeler will leave tomorrow to
rejoin her husband.
Mr. Kiyts was born in Mont
gomery county in lh32 and lived
thero for many years. This was
near Lafayette in this county
and he married Miss Mary Rags
tale of that place. Mrs. Wheel
er was the only chill. Mrs.
Rives died about twenty years
ag?. Mrs. Wheeler's childhood
was spent lit the family home
stead and che attended school
for a time in Lafayette.
Big Land Deal.
John A. Monre and W. 1), Sul
lenger purchased of R. L. Nich
ols the Dowell Mace. More re
cently owned by J. P. Reed and
still later by R. 11. Kemp. The
consideration being fllloOU.W.
The place contains Li'tO acres
more or les. Mr. Mo- re t iks
100 acres, ond the residence and
adjoining improvements, anil
Mr. Sullenger tak s 150 tins
lying back of, and adjoining hi
farm, and t aeh pays half of t:u
purchase price. We hi've no'
heard what Mr. Nichols will do
but he may return to his Linn
down m ar Tradeuater which he
did not dispose of.
To the taxpayers of Critten
den county who owe their tax
for the year 1918, 1 now have
my tax books and am ready to
nceive our tax. 1 or one 'cf
my 'deputies will be fourd in
the cilice at all reasonable hours
Yours t'nly,
V. 0. Chandler,
SherilT C. C.
J. Perry Travis Wounded.
Later news says he is at base
Hospital Le Havre, having
caught a piece of shell in his
right thigh. Terry say it is
not serious and that he is being
well cared for. He tells his fa-
thcr Wlj niother not h un
IW r,ot ,0 "y tf, ler,st b
Misses Helen Rouse and Irene
Moredock and Messrs Floyd
I Wheeler nnd C. L. Cassady went:on shoulder arms nnd go forth
hunting Fnduy nrd returned to
town with a full game bag, The
pirty enjoyed a squirrel dinner
that evening at Miss More lock's
! Avti Oration Delivered ac Main 'ft.
TresbyleriaD Church Sunday
By Charles B. Hina.
in His all-wise Trovi
dtnee, has si fixed it that the
things in this world that we get
that are really worth while, that
mt an jnf.st to us. must need cort
u.- something. The more valua
ab:" the tl ir g we acquire, the
greater the cost to some one.
1. is true we m3y sometimes
get things most valuable to us
that cost us very little; but that
something has cost Borne one
very much.
Our very existence-our lives,
;t if true -doesn't seem to have
r st us much, but back of that
:s t ie pain and anxiety of the
parents and, many times, long
tnd wakeful hours at night and
emler care that we may live.
Salvation is free to us, but
back of that is the anguish and
suflVring and death of the im
maculate One, Jesus Christ our
Iord and Savior. YeB, our Bat.
vation is precious to us, but it
cost Jesus, Paul, Peter, John,
Stephen and many others very
In a political way let me say
that we live, thank bod, in a
country where freedom and lib
erty are the foundation stones
of the government
J his freedom and liberty we
love, we cherish. While this
means much to us -means all in
a political wav - let us not forget
that it cost much. It cost the
brave mm of '76 privation, hun
ger, exposure to the cold and
heat. It cost them s!eeples
nights, weary fett. It cost them
wounds, loss of limbs, loss cf
health and loss of life in many
cases. Not only was the cost to
the men, but the dear women
and children came in for their
t.art in hunger, trouble and anx
lety, in the loss ol tr.cir mis,
h isband and fathers. Hut thase
of the brave men that were left
cime marching gallantly fcjme
from Bunker Hill, Valley Foige,
Princeton, Trenton, Brandyw ine,
Saratoga, Ycrktown and other
bloody fields.
Yes, gallantly and triumphant
ly did they comn home and once
proudly laid at the feet of those
they loved our forefathers
thi liberty we have since en
joyed. For years even generations
has this grand country of ours
the greatest on the globe-safe y'
basked in the light of liberty.
Hjw we cherish it! How we
can, with pride, toast that
throughout its whole domain no
edict of king, monarch or despot
has ever been promulgated and
that ours is tiuly "a land of the
tree and the home oi me crave.' tor several years before accept
And now, dear friends', in this inR the a9flistant cashier-ship of
goody tar of 1918, we are called lhe Farmers Bank which iilace
on aain to put down this mon-k- hpl.l Vl vpnr. Hi hnnith
ota. rf Aa s)M iqiti nrA t.i ui.nlil '
our sacred principles of free
dom. But this time we are not
only to combat it and drive it
away from our own dear coun
ry, but we are called on to cross
the s?a and give to the oppress-
edpeiple of Europe the same
blessings of L'berty-a gov
ernment of the people, by the
people and for the people.
To this end our boys are called
as did the men of 7G, to e.Tor
their tervice, and even their
rives, to this great cause. And
(Continued on age 4)
J. 0.
V ell Known Marion Man Stricken
With Paralysis While Attending
Association in Ohio Co.
James Bissftt Hutbard, (a no
tice of whoje serious illness was
published last wek) did not ral
ly from the attack but passed
away Thursday morning at 2
o'clock without regaining con
sciousness. His death occurred
at the home of Jamf s Kirk near
Clear Run church in Ohio county
where the association was being
held. The place is about 15
miles from Beaver Dam. and is
10 miles' north of Hartford, the
county seat of Ohio county. Mr.
Hubbard's family did not reach
his bedside until after his- death
as they were compelled to stay
Wednesday night at Central
vJity. They drove in an automo
bile from Beaver Dam Thursday
morning passing through Hart
ford where the sad news reached
them that the husband and fath
er had passed away at 2 o'clock
that morning. .
Mr. Hubbard was up and well
as usual Tuesday and sat up till
10 o'clock after eating a hearty
He was- rooming with Mr.
bhields of Beaver Dam, also a
delegate to the association who
said that Mr. Hubbard did not
complain of being sick and the
first he knew of his illness was
when he heard him fall to the
floor. As soon as possible they
got him up on the bed but he
never regained consciousness.
The body was embalmed by an
undertaker who was called from
0ensboro and brought here on
the 8 o'clock train Friday morn
ing by way of B.-avtr Dam and
The funeral was preached Sat
urday morning at 10 o'clock at
ti e 1st. Baptist ehuich, KcV. J.
B. 'fruiter officiating, assisted by
Kev. U. A. Barnes of Livermc-re.
The pallbearers were, E. J.
llayward of Eiizabethtown, Ky..
W. B. Yandell. Judge Carl Hen
derson, W. T. McConnell, W. D.
Cannan A. M. Henry.
There were many and beauti
ful fbral oiTerings, one a blanket
of rose.', covering the casket,
from his children, anothor from
the Sunday School of the 1st.
Baptist church, was a basket of
liljs surmounted by a while dove
and many other beautiful de
signs. The deceased was a sen
ior deacon of the 1st. -Baptist
ch,jrch and had been a christian
for a half century.
He w as born near Dalton in
Hopkins Co, Nov, 2Sth 1S51, and
was in the mtrcanti'e business
at Shady Grove before locating
here He was or-.e of the firm
of Morse Hubbard and Pickens
having failed, he resigned his
place in the bank and began
traveling 7 years ago for the
Western Recorder which place
he held until his death.
He was united in marriage
Oct. 15th, 1878 to Miss Alzara
Campbell of Shady Grove who
survive him, with a cnnuren,
Denny Hubbard the merchant of
Miady Grove, Zcna wife of V.
C. Curnahan, ot Humbolt, Ter.n,
and Mamie wife of Fred Durham
of Sturgis, There are nine
The deceased was an obliging
neighbor, an ardent Baptist and
will be greatly missed to h is
church and Sunday School as
well as the community in general
Former Crittenden County
Writes From Dccison,
Mr. S. M. Jenkins:
I told you I would write you,
but I have been running around
since I left Kentucky and so J
could not get the chance sooner.
.We have bought a litrje place
near Denison, Tex., just inside
incorporation but can't get pos
session until January.
I have been as far in Texas as
Commerce. This w hole country
is nice and most generally level
and rich limestone land, raise
lots of wheat, oats and cotton
kafTer and sorghum but not much
They have nice towns, fine
clean streets and good roads par
ticularly in Texas. This is they
say the dryest year they have
ever had, and the corn is near a
failure, gardens dried up and no
prospects of rain. Cotton the
main money crop is very light
and if it don't rain soon wont be
one half a crop.
Well I can't tell you how well
I would like to be back there few
days and see all my old acquain
tances and friends I promised to
write to- We, Mrs. Gill and I
have been as well as we gener
ally are or better. We don't
know much what is going oc
back there only 'through the
Fress. Hope you are all having
good rains and getting on 0. K.
We get daily papers every morn
ing and evening from the war
and I want to see up to the last
minute. With best wishes I am,
J. B. Gill.
Tax Notice.
Tax payers of Marion Graded
School District will take notice
that the 5 per cent, penalty will
he added to all unpaid taxts on
and after Sept. 1st, and that
T. J. Wring, collector of taxes
for said district, is directed to
collect by legal means provided
any tax unpaid after Sept. 1st.
Board of Trustees. Marion Glid
ed School District. 822 2t
Women In Overalls
Take Places Of Men
Culumbm, Ind., Aug. 20,-Six-
teen women in ov rails to-day
tcok employment at a tannery
here. Women and girls are em
ployed in the production depart
ments of other factories here,
anJ it is estimated that there
are 100 of them in the city who
has released as many fighting
men by taking their jobs. Worn
en and gins helped to save
bumper crops of wheat, oat3and
hay in Bartholomew coui-ty, nnd
some of them are still .vorkinj
on farms.
Boy Ey Parcel Post
Versailles, Ind., Aug. 20,-On
its first trip from Cincinnati to
Versailles the parcel post auto
mobile truck carried a very much
alive 13-year-old boy, weighing
73 pourdi and wearing 78 cents
of postage stamps as one of Us
package. The lad was tagged
"Freddie Prinx, Versailles, Ind.,
care ot the rostmaster. He
was sent by a Cincinnati news
paper. He remained overntght
in Versailles and was "posted"
for his home the next'day by
the postmaster, who stamped on
his collar, "Fragile and Perishable."
The PRESIDENT, hai h-su-d
mi order req iiiin tl.
male persons wh j have b"1
ei me 21 ye.m of ape since
June 5t'i. 1918. and on er
before Aug. 12 1th. 91S. to
register for military rervice
on Saturday, Auh'st 24 h
at the f'flice nf the Local
Board, Postoflice building,
Marion, Ky., between the
hours of 7 A. M., and 9 P.M.
Local B)ard foe t'oe
County of Critter .den
State of Kentucky.
Marion, Ky.
ormer Marion Girl
Weds An Ohio Man.
'Miss Elaine Ruck, daughter of
Mr. and Mrs. G. S. Ruck, 508
East High street, and Harold
McDonald West, youngest son
of Mr. and Mrs. F. G. West, of
Blulfton, were married Saturday
afternoon at the residence of
Rev. W. i. Holland, pastor of
Epworth M. E. church.
Both Miss Ruck and Mr. West
have many friends in Lima. Be-.
fore enlisting in the national
army the groom wa3 employed
at the Gramm-Bernstein Co.
Miss Ruck is chief operator at
the Lima Telephone Co.
Mr. and Mrs. West returned
Wednesday morning from a
short wedding trip and Mr. West
left immediately for Kansas
City, Mo., to enter training.
Mrs. West will remain at the
Telephone Co. Lima (0.) Daily
Announcement ot the wedding;
of Donald West and Miss E'aina
Ruck, of Lima, Saturday after
noon, came as a surprise to the
friends of the young man here.
The ceremony took place at the
home of the officiating mir.ister.
Rev. Holland of the M. E.
church at four r o'clock. The
couple was attended by Was
Alice Pogue. a close friend
the bride.
Mr. and Mrs. West spsnt the
first of the week in Lima ard
ClufTton receiving congrntuli'
tions from their many friends.
The groom, who enlisted in tl e
mechanical department cf tin
army motor truck tervxr, left
Wednesday noon for Karsas.
City, Mo., where he will receive
training in his work before be
ing attached to a regular ur it.
The bride, the daughter of
Mr. nt.d Mrs. George R.ck of
Lima, is one of the cstimaM .
young women of that city. Srm
holds a position at present with
the Lima telephone compny.
The groom is the youngest con
of Mr. and Mrs. Fleich West.
Afttr attending High School
here he accepted a position in
Lima and recently resigned a
responsible place with tic Gram-
Bernstein motor truck company
to enter the army service. His
unfailing good nature and sunny
disposition have won for him
many friends both here and in
Lima, who extend to him best
wishes for his success in the
s:rvice.-BlufTton (O.) News.
Nurse Gives Her Life.
One of West Kentucky's most
efficient and best trained nuises,
Miss Katherine P. Ir.vin. of
Kuttawa, Ky., di-d in France
recently from infection caused
either by a b;;mb wound sustain
ed in nn enemy raid, or from
nursing. Her sister, Mi Sarah
Irwin, of Exeter, N. Y., receiv
ed information to that effect.
The deceased nurse was forty
or forty-five years old. She was
a sisLT of Mr. Wood Irwin, a
prominent resident of Priscetjn.

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