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rAPPAH THE JEWELER GUARANTEES EVERYTHING V 1 Dr. Barton G. McEuen DENTIST ROOM NO, I, VICTORY BLD6. EARLIN6TGN, - KENTUCKY. f I Local Happenings I I I Bemomber 'Tho College Widow," the home talent play by the Elks at Mortou'a Theatre Dec. 25. Diamond "brooches, Javalier chains n fact you can find anything you irant here. Tapi'AN The Jeweler. The iron girders for the bridges, on the other side of the stable, have been hauled and -work will soon commence. M. B. Long, at a great expense has presented his customers with one of ie prettiest calendars ever seen in trio city. Wat Hardin Sisk has purchased a moving picture machine and will on the 27th commence to 'give exhibi tions with the same. Henry BogorB and Tom Veazy spent Saturday in the Slnufthters- Tlllo ocuntry bird hunting, Jdllodjover forty birds. Hardin Tweedle has eaccepted a position as foreman of the Victoria mine and will move his family to Madlsonvllle next week. Barnes, Cowand & Co. have one of the prettiest windows seen in 'Earlington in a long time. Their 'Window dresser haB ah artiBtio eye. W. S. McGary, manager of the Earlington Polo team, will take his poys to .faaucan next weeK for a match game with the team of that city. Barry Brame is now feeding the ib In the lake. He goes out every. fy with about CO loves of bread and neat ground up fine, the water is so ' low that this has to be done. Geo. R. Lynn, a former prominent .business man of Madlsonvllle, is now in the real estate business in Jacksonville, Fla., having pur chased a half Interest in a large firm ki that city, J. JX. Burden left laBt week for Decker, Iud., where he goes to fill re the pulpit jn that city in the Bap tist church. Mr, Burden has moved hie place of rosldenco to the weBt tide of town. Thos. Mullen, who has been work ing a Circle City for the past sulfa, came to the city Sunday to take arrangement to move hia family to that city, Ho reports the 'mines running full time. Geo. Wright, of Gorman Texas, will sirrtvA in f ha nktrr lVfnnrlnir tn visit his nncle, D. B. Grlffln. Mr. LWrlgut writes as if ho would like to ro In business iu the city if a suita ble opomug can bo found. There is nothing more valuable I than diamonds except money. Why hoc give a mamonB for a .Xmas pres ent? I have them from $25 to $45, and larger ones at any. price. Taiwan, Tlie Jeweler. Tho Ladles' Aid Society of the M. E Church, South, will today ppeu up a bazaar in the vacant store room In the Victory building. They will eell all kinds of cakes, candles, I'-fcetohupB, also handmade articles euuftjioor unristmaB presents for your friends. This is for a worthy cause and we hope they will be well patronized. We understand that there aro several applicants for the position of City Judge, soon to be made va cant by the appointment of Judge "Cowell as postmaster, before the council for rooommendation to the kQovernor who appoints some one on Klie recommendation of the council UuU the next regular election iu November. iooo. Henry Rogers, ono.of our popular itizenB, will soon opou up a first MS restaurant in the building for- my used as a barber shop next to .People's Bank, Mr. Sogers will e thiB room thoroughly over led, a nice kitchen built in the and baye all the furniture and Iires of a city place. Ho is a qIabs business man and has friends in tho city who- wish McceMfiu his new venture! Friendship, lovo, righteousness dovotion, truth, bonevolonco and honor will be found to abide abund antly on second and fourth Friday nights in each month Bon Hur's. Come out. There Is a junior afloat that peoplo of hero and vicinity will havo tho pleasure of witnessing another good Minstrel put up by homo talent in tho near future. We behove in you boys, lot's havo It. The dance given by the young men at the rink Friday night was ono ot the nicest aifalrs of the season. A large crowd tripped the light fantas tic toe until a late hour. Good music waB a special feature of tho evening. Geo. Sharp, who for years haB been an employe of tho St. Bernard Mining Company. haB purchased a farm in the Frostburg country, and has moved his family there, and will In the future bo a horny-handed son of toll. We wish him success. Judging from the sounds that are coming from different and remote directions it seoms as in a short while (if improvement continues) the citizens of Earlington will have tho pleasure of listening to a series of Band Concerts reuderad in a la Sousa-Creatore style and manner by our own Klub Kentuck Band. The pedple of Earlington are cau tioned against driuking the hydrant water ad it is mixed with Ohio river water and should be boiled before using. It is better to get your drink ing water at the well near the lake, as it is absolutely pure and fresh. Theyll'yu wish to avoid sickness you uiiu uoiier iieeu me warning oi tne city board of health. Bemember, you have to present your coupons at Tappan's on Xmas day at 10 o'clock sharp, otherwise they will be no good. If the person holding the corresponding number to the first one drawn is not in the houso at that time we will continue to draw until somo one present has the corresponding number. Bo member, be on time. J Tafpan, The Jeweler. W. D. Caviness and crew of men are now busy laying pipes in front of the postofflce and a Btnall station ary engine will be put there near the railroad track so they can pump the water that will be used by the city from the tank cars as they are brought from Henderson. Under stand, this water is not to be used for drinking purposes unless boiled, for it Is very unhealthy and if not boiled will probably bring about BicknesB. GIFT THINGS FOR MEN. We are showing an unusually good lino of dosirablo gift things for men and at tompting prices. Collar Bags. Made of leather, very durable and a real necessity to every man. $1.00, $1.60, $2.00. Fountain Pens. Self-filling Modern, made by A. A. Waterman v Co., tho ffrst and best self-filler made, and an abso lutely perfect pen. Does not leak and soil the fiugors, $2.00 to $5.00. Other makes at $1.00 to $3.50. Fine Pipes. A big line bought direct from the manufacturer, consequently bought lower than our competitor, and sold oheaper. Traveling Sets. Hajr Brush. Tooth Brush, Nail Brush, Soap Brush, Soap Box, etc, In leather cases. Needed and used by the men who travel once a 'year, or every day In the year. Military Brushes. Ebony, Stag, and German Sliver in leather cases, or without, all grades, $1,50, to $5.00 a pair. Cigars. All popular brauds in boxes of 25, 60 and 100 at $1.00 to $8.Q0 per box. ' Hat Brushes. Cloth Brushes, Ebony, Silver Mounted, French Stag, etc, 75o. to $2.00. Many Other Desirable, useful gifts are here. Necktie Boxes, Cull and Collar BoxeB, Pipe Baoks, Shaving Sots, Shaving Mirrors. Tobacco Jars, CI Rat Cases, Cigar Staitds, etc Come la and cee Tho many nice things we havo for ineu, B, X. McFARLAKD, vtugguii cum iueuusv- I The Moving Throng f 1 i m4ni4M)tiittf.4'4"H"Mt'l"Hl,t"l"t'-t4"y Otlio Lane, of Clay, spont Sunday in tho city. W. H. Kline and wlfo spent Sat urday In Nashville. Wm. Wilson, of Madlsonvillo, was in tho city Monday. MIbs Sue Foard, of Hecla, waB in Madlsonvillo Saturday. Mrs. Walter Davos spent Satur day in Madlsonvillo. Miss Vic Howell, of tho country. was in tho city Saturday. Pat Henry Whnlen, Sr.', was in tho county seat Monday. Mr. and Mrs. E. L. Wiso mado a trip to Nashville Saturday. . Earl Stone spont Friday evoning with friends in Madlsonvillo. Richard Salmon, of Iletloy, was in the city a few hours Monday. Marshal Bradley mado a business trip to Madlsonvillo Saturday. Boy Parker and wife visited rela tives In Madlsonvllle Sunday. Capt. D. G. Nelson made friends in Madlsonvillo a visit Monday. Geo. O. Toy, of Henderson, spent Sunday in the city with friends. Mrs. Sam Ingram, of Howoll, vis. ited friends in tho city last week. Mr. and Mrs. Jno, McGregor, of Dalton, were in the city Saturday. J. W. Boblnson and wife, of Madl sonvllle spent Sunday in tho city. Miss Frances Biley spent Satur day In Hanson with Miss Nell Car lln. Frank DoVylder and wife made friends in Madlsonvllle a visit last Sunday. Mrs. Sallio 'Todd, of Southard country, was' shopping in the city Saturday. Mrs. Mary Barnett spent'last week in Madlsonvillo with her son, Wm. Barnett. Misses Eflle, Werdna and Sadie Stokes spent Monday in Nashville shopping. Mrs. A. J. Howell and children spent several days In tbq country last week. Lawson Asbmoro and Will Falls, of St. Charles, were In the-city first of the week. MIsb Blanch Oliver, of Howell, will visit Miss Mabel Gough during the holidays. Gus. Jones, of Hanson, spent Fri day in the city with hiB aunt, Mrs. Pauline Jones. PauirM. Moore and Bister. Mrs. Kemp, returned home from Louis ville Saturday. , . ... '.'&. jimer ljynn ana wire wllK'leava next week for a visit to relative's fii East St. Louis. Miss Myrtle Dickerson, of Galla tin, Tenn., is visiting the family of W. T. Lavendar. T. F. Morrow and wlfo, of St. Paul, Minn., will soon make their cousiu, Miss Suo Foard a visit. Mesdames. Geo. King and D. D. Woodruff of St. Charles, were in the city Tuesday shopping. jirs. job jurinKiey ana son re turned Monday from a visit to rela tives In Dawson Springs. Dr. Eidrod Davis, who has been living in Oklahoma for the past years is visiting his parents this week. J. B. Atkinson, wife und daughter returned home Saturday afternoon from a pleasant trip to Louisville and Washington, D. C. Mrs, I. M. Broomo, of Marietta, Ga,, who has been visiting her sis tor, Miss Alma Benfrow for the past week, returned homo Friday. Dan M. Evans, who has been in Battle Creek, Mich., for the past three weeks, returned homo Satur day greatly boueilttod by his trip. Mesdames. D, M. Evans, Kate Withers, W. K. Nesblfc and Misses Ethyl Evans and Aohsle Bennett made a vibit to Madlsonvllle Mon day. NOTICE. Members of the Tribe of Ben Eur, on Friday night, December 18, a called meeting will be held in lodge room for the purpose of electing officers and attending to some verr important business. Every member should be there without fail, . COMING WITH CHINESE THANK8. Emperor Gratified for Course Pursued In Collection of Boxer Indemnity. Now York. Tho Influence of a woat cm education on tho Oriental of to day Is again ovldonccd in the fact that Vang Shao Yl, his oxccllcncy, tho gov ernor of Mukden, who Is now on his iway to this country at the head of one ot tho most Important missions over Bent by China to tho United States, Is a graduate of Columbia, class of '82. Several of Ills accompanying suite aro also alumni of leading American unl- versitles and colleges, and, naturally, the speak English fluently. Tho special object ot Excellency Yang Shao Yl's mission is to convey the ex pressions of deep gratitude from the imperial government and the personal thanks of the Chinese emperor and hlsmother, the dowager empress, for America's action In remitting and ex empting from payment the unearned portion of the Boxer fines. Tang Shao Yl is not only one of the most eminent of the younger school of Chinese statesmen and one of the moot successful and modern of China's executive officials, but ho is thoroughly imbued with western ideas', an educator and a reformer. He was the protege and is now the Intimate friend ot the great Viceroy Yuan-Shal-Kl, and ho is classed as an astute politician and leader. NEW PRESIDENT OF CUBA, Gen. .Gomez, Liberal Candidate, Han 't ored by Countrymen. Havana. Geq. Jose Miguel Gomez, the Elberal candidate for president ot Cub a, who. has been elected to that of fice, is 53 years of age and a native ot Santa Clara province, whero he has always enjoyed extraordinary popular ity add Influence. He participated In two great revolutions, in the first ot which he reached the rank of major, and In the second that of major gen- Gen. Jose Miguel Corner. oral. He was one of the commission ers sent to Washington to advise as to a practical method for dissolving the revolutionary army. Gen. Gomez was selected as gover nor of Santa Clara province by the government of intervention, and when his term expired he was elected gov ernor as a Republican, or Conserva tive. During his term in !ho guberna torial chair he won a high reputation for ability and prcgresslyenfass. In May, 1906, tho general was nomi nated for the presidency by the Na tional Liberal convention, but resigned his candidacy four months later, giv ing as tho reason for tfcls action that it was impossible to continue the cam paign within the bounds of the law, and laying part of the blame on the United States, owing to the Piatt amendment An uprising in Cuba fol lowed, which ended with the deposi tion ot President Palma and the in tervention of the Unltod States. Jn Au.$u8t, 1906, Qen. Gue vras ar- rested, charged wltlr 1 consp)rlng I Tang Shao Yl. BUY Holiday Presents From the Busiest Store in town when you arc in Evansville I Tho High Art Storo's showing this Bonson is the largest, tho best and most comprehensive nssom-1 blago of useful, sarvicenblo, as well as personally ornrmental wear, ever shown in EvanBvllIe. No matter how ribrII or largo ttio amount you wish to put inta'WWproBont, wo can accomodato you satisfactorily at tho price, whether man or boy. If yon cannot como personally, wo can soil yon by mail. Men's High Art Suits $10 to $30, Mvia'n High Art Overcoats $10 to $40. Men's High Art Cravanotlo Overcoats $10 to $36, Mon's Fancy "Vests $1.50 to $7, Smoking Jackets $3.50 to $12, Lounging Hobos $3.60 to $15, Bath Bodot $3.80 to $10, Nockwoar, 25c to $2. Mufllors 50c to $4, Fanoy Shirts 50o to $3.50, Drsss SlilrtB, $1 to $2, Fanoy Hoio lOo to $2 50 a n air. Suspenders 25c to $2, Umbrollas, $1 to $8, Gloves 25c to $0, Canes 50a to $8, Pajamas $1.50 ta 2.50, Night BoboB 50c to $1, Sweater VestB $1 to $5 Mens Slippers 75c to $2.50, Hats $1 to $7, Caps 50o to $3, Shoos $2 to $6, and yet these aro not nil, only a few in our mon's line of Holiday wojr. We've equally aB vast an assortment for tho boys at pro portionately less prlcoB. It certainly pays to trade hero. Wo'ro members of tho M. B. A. and rebate fare. If you can not' como, writo us. STROUSE & BROS, - Evansville Ind. nl i i i i I I I1 I UHTEJErEJHJsrEJHiHrajers SANTA f . Is at our store with all the Toys, Chinaware, etc. If you want Christmas presents we have them to suit everybody from the youngest to the old est. Our Prices Are Right. Bourland Madisonville against the administration of the lata President Palma, but he denied the al legation and was released from cus tody after a month's imprisonment. Qen. Gomez was unanimously nomi nated for tho presidency by tho Mig uellsta convention which was held last March at Havana. Our Jewelry JLoarn to admire rightly and you will learn to pur chase wisely. People of refined taste ad mire our jewelry because real jewelry art appeals to them as ouly real art of any kind does. Wise jewelry buying bo gins with your selection of a store which provides jewelry of nrtistioaud intrinsic value extending deeper than the t outside coat. To know if our prices are low, compare them with values as high. ML H. Tappan Jeweler and Optician For soma reason a girl always i1hnks oyery fellow M who proposes her is a hero. YOUR. I fu nl I CLAUS & Moore Kentucky. ? Notice. I have opened n shop for repairing, uphbl storiug, aud varnish ing, furniture at the Old Porter Install ment Co., Store. Next door to Old Hall. Kodaks For Christmas. Everyone likes pictures of the persons and things they aro interested In. Anybody can make good pictures with a Ko dak. If ItB not an Eastman its not a Kodak. Eastman' Kodaks are sold only by thiB store. Bo sure and buy an Eastman, jfrlce $2.00 to $20.00. Ask for Kodak or Brownie catalogue. McFtLtland Drug Store j Madi soRViile, Ky. 5. W. CARR. ? ' .; m . 4 '7 1 4 t a a j t m ' s -J .dji!.. i Im.M,J .