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The Weekly Corinthian.
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CORINTH, MISS. TUESDAY. MAY 20. 1902.
DAILY: TEN CENTS A WEEK
OVER TWO HUNDRED
LIVES WERE LOST.
Worst Disaster in the History of
Mining—Only One Man
Coal Creek, Tenn., May 20.—The
I vo rst disaster in the history of
' Tennessee mining- occured when be
j tween 175 and 225 men aDd boys
met instant death at the Fraterville
coal mine, located two miles west of
town, as a result of a gas explosion.
One hundred and seventy-five
miners were checked in for work by
the mine boss. In addition to these
were boys who acted as helpers,
drivers, road men and others to the
number of perhaps fifty.
Fraterville mine is the oldest
mine in the Coal Creek district, hav
been opened in 1870. It is fuily
I three miles from the mines' opening
to the point where the men were at
work. They had not been at work
long before the terrible explosion
occurred. There was a fearful roar,'
sod then flame? shot from the eu
Follows' Awful Traget*
A Thrill of Horror
William Austion Calls 'On His Sweetheart a A
Whole Family Except a Cljflld.
Jacksonville, Fla., May 20—The
terrible tragedy at Hastings, F'ia.,
tear St. Augustine, caused a deep
thrill of horror here. The girl, ;
Bertha McCulla. is known here, she!
and her mother having lived h re
sometime agV . i
Her mother died * And -she went,
over to Hastings to live with her
uncle, William Wilkinson, She wa3
girl, modest and well be
kaveû. was only 13 yearsQoid,
but full of spirit and fun.
William Austin, who did the
shnofthK, is said to have come from
here, but no facts can be learned as
yet concerning him. It is said that
seme young man paid attention to
the girl while she was here, to her
distaste, and she went over to Hast
Its time to buy a White Mountain
or an Arctic Freezer , You can get
either of us at very low prices,
J. A. Me AMIS, Hardware,
' P hone
1 NEW PHOTOGRAPHIC STUDIO |
just opened. We want your patrouage.
Work guaranteed first class. Call and
see samples and get prices.
BP-STAIRS OVER BOSTON STORE,
Blood & Liver!
*fie mouth of the
'orkgfs were within
trance and the^r s^tts.
mine while tpS
are b^yone deScwjdTon.
had been suspen
in Coal Creek,
and all its as the news
of the disasjlr Ml
and men, wAen a^ children gath-j
ered roundThe Fraferviue entrance.
Women whose husbands and sons
were within were wild with grief.
All day lomj the^escuers toiled at
the slate oWstyaetiou -and not until
5 o'clock did th ; v force an entrance
Up to that hour only five dead
bodies had beçjjÂ-ecovered and hope
was still high r that many within
were safe- Tl^&jhopes of the living
doomed, howler, for whet) once the
rescuers could epter.tjjéy walked'
along one con^uous tomb'of dead. !
There was nné-a siern of life F.-erv
f r ,5 h ™A LerUwP
al though it tin be e/rlo in tà '
mernfnfi hAfnJTVll the 1
morninfi befort all the rooms can-be
iugs partly to get rid of him. Aus
tin went to the WilkiDson residence j
Saturday night with a justice of the j
; peace ai-ct a marriage liceose and;
irsisted upon a marriage The girlj
cried a> d said she wou d not marry ;
i htm The justice th-n refused to
pei-fornoAke çereroony and prevailed :
upon Austin to go awav with him. ;
Austin was seen there Sunday and j
pgssibly brooding over the girls
refusal the terrible murder was j
then perpetrated. He killed the girl I
first, then her uncle, the latter s |
wifp, her child and Mr. Wilkinson's:,.
s'stér, aged 18. j
Another young child was clubbed:
into insensibility, but recovered later ;
and told some of the details. He
then killed himself.
If it f:
cure go to y
AND G6Y r
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YOUR MONEY BAC r '.
Mathis Will Hang
State Supreme Court Passes
ou His Case.
I Jackson, May 20.—At its sitting
! yesterday the Supreme Court affirm
! ed the death sentence of Will Math
j is, charged with the murder of the
, Montgomery brothers, of Lafavette
\ county, and fixed the date of the
! execution for June 24.
Whit Owens and Orlando Lester's
eases were not deeided.
JYlOnCy rOF tiJC
' ç, . , ri< i
oOUtll 111 oight
Two Million Dollars tobe Ap
! y 20 ;r Ttle
fpreuee com mittee on the omnibus
claims bill has agreed and thesouth
' e, ' D daim5 wiI1 a1[ beco " e a la * 11
1 meaDS tbe diStriOUtlOU Of about $2,
OOO.OOO in the South,
Tried to Kill a
St Petersburg, May 19.—An un
' successful attempt was made yes
terday evening to a=sassinrte the
Governor of Vilna.
j No ]\4ore IVltllcS
; St. Joseph, MS., May 19..Tti
j wholesale purchase of ïftssourTfnulés
j b y the British government for Ber
I vice in South Africa has ceased, ac
| cording to a telegram received here
, , ... ,
j toda y b ? a Bntish a ff eut - v
The telegram effect is a follows:
; "The war in South A f rica will close
To Be Shipped
at an early date, and no use can be
J found for more horses and mules."
Tne Great Dismal Swamp
Of Virginia is a breeding ground of
malaria germs. So is low, wet or
marshy ground everywhere. These
germs cause weakness, chills and fever,
aehes in the bones and muscles, ana
only induce dangerous maladies. But
Electric Bitters never fail to destroy
them aDd cure malarial troubles. Thev
will surety prevent typhoid. "We
tried many remedies for Malaria and
Stomach and Liver troubles," writes
J M Charleston, of Byesville, O , "but
never found anything as good as Elec
tric Bitters." Try them Only 50c. H.
M. McAmis Drug Co., guarantee satis
Heinz Pickle of all kinds in bottle
and bulk at Candler's.
Uuprecident Opportunity for Teachers
The Summer School of the South at
Knoxville, Tenn. will be doubtless,
the best equipped institution of the
kind that has ever offered its service
to the southesn teachers and students
Tnere will be more than forty profes
sors in the faculty, coming from ten
universities, five colleges, nine normal!
schools and other institutions of learn
ing. The tuition is free other than the
registration fee of five dollars, and !
board can be obtained at very reason- !
able prices. Doubtless a very large
number, not only of our Southern
teacners, but students, as well, will
take advantage of this extraordinary
In all forms, of kidney and bladder
diseases, the best physicians recom
mend Kid-Ne-OIds. They are com
pounded after the formula of a cel
ebrated chemist, and represent the
scientific study of 18 years. Put up In
tablet form at 50c. Pleasant to take.
H. E. WALKER & CO., Druggists.
BUY THE BEST.
Cash Shoe Man's Store News.
for Summer Wear
Underwear that will never say to its wearer: "We're
not fitted for one another." Eudora Vestee to be
worn with low neck and thin yoke gowns, with or
without ribbons. Mercerized cottons, ladies summer
weight pants, swiss ribbed vest, pure Jersey silk bodies
Underwear for the women who wear nothing but cot
ton and the women who's irritated at the thought of it.
-CHEAP AT THE PRICE.
What a delusion it is. If a piece of dress goods
wears badly or fades at first handling "well it was cheap
at the price," says the merchant. No, it wasn't cheap
it was the dearest thing you ever bought. You wast
ed yo-ur .money, however little you spent; you wast
your time as well in making up cheap goods. "The"
best is the cheapest" we will offer this week 60 new
patterns in printed dimities and batist at 10c the yd.
regular 15c values and warrented to hold their collors,
and by the way the sixty odd paterns are worth seeing,
even if you don't want to buy th re is 2400 yards in the
lot. If values talk there will not be a yard left by Sat
All that we said of White Goods last week and week
before is practically true for'this week. Less yards, of
course. Hundreds less in some cases, but it was a big
stock of white goods, so come for any of the sorts and
you'll find them. Some of the largest values we ever
LADIES' LACE STRIPE HOSE-open work to
the toes. The three for a dollar kind, we offer a 15
dozen lot this week, two pair for 45c., assorted pat- -
THEICASH SHOE MAN.
CHAS. IH, GISH,
Cor. Filmore and Waldron Sfs,
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