OF THE PAST"
Hardin County Independent News
Creek news: Johnny Mitchell had planted 100 pounds of
Creek news: The new baby of Renyard and Dorothy Dutton
had been named Owen Randall.
news: Marshall and Mayme Fricker had been confined to
their rooms with measles.
news: Lucille Hurford had returned home following
news: Denny McClusky had spent the weekend with his
grandfather, Jim McClusky.
Cullison with the U.S. Army stationed at Fort Benjamin
Harrison, Indiana, had been on a 30 day furlough
visiting his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Otto Cullison on
and Mrs. Michael Herrmann of near Eichorn had
celebrated their wedding anniversary on February 9.
Juanita Cullison had entertained 25 friends at her
birthday party on February 4. Toasted cheese and cocoa
had been served to the guests.
E. O. Hancock had a dentist office in Rosiclare.
C. Karber, Optometrist, had an office in Rosiclare.
W. H. Birch had a dentist office in Elizabethtown.
County Independent Headline: Spar Tariff Cut Would
Wreck County. Petitions were being circulated asking
for continued protection and protesting the reduction
of a tariff on flourspar in a treaty being negotiated
by the United States and Great Britain. The tariff
would disrupt and destroy the only industry in the
Frailey had come to town with an eagle feather.
Farmers at the Bend of the River above Cave In Rock
were reporting that eagles were stealing little pigs.
Lonzo Patton’s 11 year old son had shot one
culprit--an eagle with a wing spread of 78 inches.
Ridge news: A charivari for Mr. and Mrs. Maxie Walker
had been well attended. Guests had treated on candy
and Mrs. Fred English had helped Louis Foe butcher
charivari for Mr. and Mrs. Raleigh English had been
well attended at the home of her parents, Mr. and Mrs.
Cowsert had malaria fever and Billie Foe had
daughter, Francis Marie, had been born to Mr. and Mrs.
son, Jimmie Allen, had been born on February 14 to Mr.
and Mrs. B. Allen Lewis of Rosiclare.
and Mrs. Densel Shore of Cave In Rock were the proud
parents of a son born February 11.
daughter had been born to Mr. and Mrs. Henry Winders
on February 14.
Bass Humm had given a birthday dinner for her 11 year
old grandson, James Humm.
and Mrs. Abbie Waggoner had entertained Mrs.
Waggoner’s mother, Mrs. Ethel Mathews, her sister,
Miss Helen and her brother, Junior, at dinner.
news: Allen Cox and Miss May Burton had been married
in Paducah, KY.
Shelton was having some prospecting of spar done on
his farm near Eichorn.
Weltzel mines at Eichorn had been shut down again,
full of water.
Center news: Bill Stacey of Hickstown had preached at
Fricker had to shut down his mill, because his son and
daughter had measles.
broke out in the middle of the night, on Sunday, March
6 at an air shaft at the Rosiclare Lead and Fluorspar
Mining Company near the black top road into Rosiclare.
The shed over the fan and motor was damaged by flames.
A. H. Cronk was manager at the mine. It was
believed that a defect in wiring of the motor started
the blaze. Damage was estimated at $400.
Someone passing by saw the flames and reported the
fire. The Rosiclare Fire Department had a hard
time finding water to extinguish the fire. They
used water from two cisterns.
Nathaniel Hobbs, 29, of Cave In Rock and Edna Marie
Davis, 24, of Elizabethtown were married by Justice of
the Peace Fred Wheeler. Witnesses were Nolan
Moore and Amanda Wheeler.
Andrews of Rosiclare bought Haggie Ferrell's
Restaurant in Elizabethtown. Mr. and Mrs.
Andrews were going to manage the restaurant assisted
by Mrs. Haggie Ferrell, Mrs. Mildred Ferrell, Miss
Mildred Birch and Mrs. Alma Holbrook were going to
continue to work there. Haggie Ferrell was going
to continue as proprietor of the saloon next door.
He bought the restaurant 15 years before from Shelton
Hunter. Before that, Haggie owned a barbershop.
Frailey, Katheryn Young and Chester Taber were on the
RCHS senior honor roll.
Herrin, Evelyn Search and Ruth Cox were on the eighth
grade honor roll at Elizabethtown Grade School.
persons in 17 cars, the largest number ever to attend
a "Show Me Trip" in Hardin County, made a
tour through the east end of the county. The saw
the Pounds, visited Camp Cadiz and enjoyed the view
from High Knob. The tour was sponsored by the U.
S. Forest Service and the forest ranger. The
purpose of the tour was to show the work of the Forest
Service and the Civilian Conservation Corps and to
acquaint people with the beauty and grandeur of the
Baby Ozarks. Cars from Rosiclare, Elizabethtown,
Cave In Rock, Marion and Paducah made the trip.
RCHS fourth annual Mothers Day Vesper Service was held
at the high school. The glee club sang songs and
individuals sang solos. Flowers were presented
to the oldest mother in attendance. The
service was open to the public.
at Hillside Fluorspar Mine in Rosiclare had resumed.
The mine was operated by J. W. Blindey Patton.
Lee Mine owned by Hillside was to open soon.
L. Porter was publisher of the Hardin County
May 5 a daughter was born to Mr. and Mrs. Bill Ferrell
and Mrs. Charles Suits, Sr. of Sparks Hill were
announcing the birth of a daughter, Willa Mae.
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