TABLE OF CONTENTS

DECEMBER-JANUARY 1998

Old-Time Logging ... Page 2

Letter To The Explorer ...4

Floyd Day, Timber King ...8

A Perfect Christmas Gift ...10

Panoramic Views ...12

In The Days Of Coal Oil Lamps ...14

A 1930 Trip Through Kentucky ...16

Old Mulkey Retains Much Historic Flavor ...21

When Sam Houston Fought A Duel ...22

A Young Kentuckian's First Squirrel Hunt ...24

Old-Time Oracles Knew Local History ...26

Chasing John Hunt Morgan During Civil War ...27

Recalling The Archibald Ferguson Family ...32

Pilot View School Has Colorful History ...34

Doctoring And Healing Have Changed ...36

Smart Shopper Saved A Penny In 1933 ...38

Families Struggled During Civil War Years ...39

Big Pat Encounters A Pig Thief ...41

Headlines Across Kentucky In 1907 ...42

Jackson, The Towniest Little Town ...44

Kentucky's Tobacco Baseball League ...49

A Look At Kentucky's Masonic Home ...50

Choosing A Name Is Important ...52

Kentucky's 1879 State Gazetteer ...53

Crossing Over Mayfield Creek - 1861 ...56

Is Kentucky "Mother State Of Petroleum?" ...58

Hardin County's Samuel Haycraft... 59

An 1878 Visit To Elizabethtown ...60

Adairville Has Ties To Jackson and James ...63

Medicines Of His Younger Days... 65

Changes In The Way We Talk ...67

Old 1847 Letter Tells About Famed Battle ...70

Old-Time Recipes To Enjoy ...72

Civil War Sites In Southeastern Kentucky ...73

Edsel's Brush With Fame ...74

The Old Maid's Song - A Kentucky Ballad... 76

Kentucky Genealogy Help Line ...78

Kentucky Kinfolks (Genealogy) ...87

A Word Puzzle - Revolutionary War Soldiers ...89

Genealogy From Dr. John J. Dickey's Diary ...90

Events To Enjoy In Kentucky This Month ...92

The Kentucky Ties Of The Sheen Family... 95

Genealogy From The Long Ago... 97

I Remember - Memories Shared By Readers... 99

Kentucky Explorer Book Page...107

Kentucky Explorer Classified Ads...109

Where In Kentucky - Location Map ... 111

Fun At Vicco ...112