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An Uusectarian Settlement of College Students
od ?"' ',cy families, and from the North, with Normal and
ial "& which reaches all classes. Location and management
T 'student's expeuses very, reasonable. For particulars address
Geo f Fairchild, LL D.. Secretary, Berea, Ky.
The American Mutual Aid Association
Of St- HjOixis, Lo,
Pays Accident, Sick and Death Benefits Weekly. ;
It will pay you promptly whenever you get hurt.
It is the Best Compaay lor everybody to insure in.
Free Medical Attention to its Members
Call on GEO. E GUINN, Oraganizer.
from any Physician Accurately Filled by Skilled Pharmacists.
Pure Drugs, Patent Medicines,
Toilet Articles, Etc.
S. MILL STREET Telephone 654 LEXINGTON, KENTUCKY
HAIR STORE. WeSTocK oF6
Wigs, Hair Switches, Waves and Bangs,
Hair Repairing at Lowest Prices. We carry a full Line of LADIES, MISS
Bind CHILDREN'S, Corset and Waist, Belts and Buckles, Hair Pins, Pom-
pidonr, side Combs and Neck Combs. LATEST STYLES.
MRS. M. A. KETCHUM,
56 North Upper Street,
Furnishes Wigs at reasonable prices. Also does
and is not excelled as a
Givp her a Call at
60 West Main Street.
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jading grocers in
GLANCE at their handsomely equipped and well stocked
fitore in the very heart of Lexington's throbbing commercial
center, and an inquiry about prices will convince
everybody that it is to their advantage to trade there.
Much has been said in the papers of late abont
BLACK MAN'S BURDEN.
ey give him all he can carry for little money,
EFORE you buy elsewhere remember that they never fail
to cany a large stock of Fresh Fish, Chickens, and oysters
in season. Their line of Canned Goods, Dried Fruits and
Staple and Fancy Groceries, Cigars and Tobacco,
Is im-to-date and will be
SOLD FOR PRICES THAT TALK
&" W1,l work wonders. They have a special price uu the
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7er.v in the market. If you are a wise person
t, wi a oiuio wuere you cn uuy every iuiuu "
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fa'ery nne at the most reasonable prices you should call.
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CITY AND VICINITY
If yqg.havejritore from oth.er Ujwob of
wnom you are not asnameo.
If you give or attend a social function
either at Home or abroad
'If you go to other towns on & mission of
business or pleasure
if you buy or sell houses and lots, lands
and live stock
If yon know or hear of a marriage, birth
If you know the whereabouts of former
Keport names, facts and figures briefly
to this office on a postal card, by messenger
or personal call, for publication.
Saturday, January 27, 1900.
George DePrad is not a Frenchman.
Elder Bo wen of Millersburg was in
the city last week
James R. Page- aud Mary H. Harris
were married by Magistrate Graves
Mrs. Hattie Byrd who died at Co
this week was brought to this
city for burial.
Mrs. A. W. Redd who has been in
Covington for several weeks past has
Rev. W. L. Johnson of the Congregational
Church is a wide-awake pastor
aud intellectually up-to-date.
It is reported that Mr. Henry Tandy
has left the Methodist church and joined
the Seventh Day Adventists.
Albert Brook and Flora Matthews
and Daniel Williams and Lou Whalley
secured licenses to marry last week.
F. C. Caldwell says some one stole
his night-hawk mare from her stable
in the rear of 26 Eddy street Saturday
Susan Steele, aged 40, while peeling
potatoes Thursday at her home, 167
Dewees street, fell from a chair to the
The funeral of Mrs. Sallie Washington
was conducted by Rev. S. P.
Young at the residence of Mr. Lewis
Shores, 121 Upper street, Tuesday.
West's Big Minstrel Jubilee of fifty
people "will be at the Opera House
Tuesday, January 30. A spectacular
feature will be the "Storming of San
Mr. Elijah Chinn of Cincinnati was
in Lexington Wednesday and Thursday
on a visit to his father, Isaac,
Chinn, who is very sick at his home,
419 North Market street. '
Miss Sarah J. Jones, the white lady
barber, has moved from South Broadway
to the Clarendon Hotel Building,
as is attested by some neat cards she
has had printed in the Standard's
George Boatright and Will Lacey,
jnst entering their 'teens, love nice,
fat chickens. They are accused of
raising some from the roost of Charley
Tyler. They are under bond to
the Circuit Court.
Prof, J. E. Wood, the Danville edu
cator, known to many in Lexington,
is an aspirant or Delegate from the
State-at-Large to the National Republican
Convention at Philadelphia. He
stumped Kentucky last fall.
Mrs. Ellen Daniel of 10 East Fifth
street gave birth to a fine baby boy at
10 o'clock Thursday morning. The
fact that the new-comer was a son,
instead of daughter, was a glad surprise
to the family and friends.
Mrs. Priscilla Walker has arrived
home from a visft to her sister, Mrs.
Sallee, at Detroit. Her son, Charlie
Walker, who has been at school in the
Michigan metropolis, previous to his
illness, returned home with her. He
has already improved.
Alex White, aged about 28, shot and
wounded Dora Bradley, his mistress
at Nicholasville Monday, and then
blew out his own brains. He had been
living with the woman peacably for
several years but of late became insanely
jealous of other men. He died
as the fool dieth.
Fred Shreve, 17, drove a hog worth
over $4, belonging to his employer,
James Simpson, to the city and sold
it, pocketing the money. Stealing a
hog worth $4, and over, is a penitentiary
offense; under that amount is
only petit larceny. The same applies
to a calf over and under $20.
Minister W. P. Womack of the Constitution
Street Christian Church requests
all members In good .standing
to report their names for
-Rev. George W. Boiling of Elizabeth-town
will be in Lexington next Monday,
to assist Rev S. P. Young in his
revival services at the First Baptist
Chhrch on -Dewees street.
Henry Davis has a wife who neglects
to close a door, as many another careless
woman does. He chastised her
rather roughly and his mother-in-law,
an appendage which every well-regulated
family onght to have to prevent
life becoming monotonous, had him
arrested. '?Now he is sorry that he
The meeting of the Married Ladies
Social Club, which was postponed
on account of the death of Mrs.
Lizzie Young, sister of the President,
has been set for Monday night, February
12, at the residence of Mrs.
Prhcilla Walker, 53 Campbell street.
A full attendance Is desired as the
election of officers will be a part of
Brutus Clay and George Gay will
manage another Concert and Cakewalk
at Ladies Hall on next Tuesday night.
January 80. Masters Plutus Perkins
and the twins will again illustrate the
poetry of motion to breathless
and they won't be small 'taters
either. Song by West End Quartet
and strains by East End String Band.
Admission 10 cents. Refreshments
wfll be served by Mrs. Carwell.
Gill Gordon will manage a hop and
Cakewalk at Ladies Hall Monday night,
January 29. Master Lovester Taylor
will lead, and Dicer will be .ready to
walk against anyone. Music will be
furnishad by Casey's String Band and
there will be fine refreshments. The
Klondike girls will be there but they
will not be as cold as that region. A
handsome cake and two bottles of
wine will be awarded; prizes can be
seen in Straus' window. 'Admission
15 cents. Jerry Lewis will be ticket
seller and James Gay floor manager.
Russell School, each grade separately,
have been looking into the camera
of a photographer this week. All
these pictures should be preserved for
future generations. It will be interesting
to the child of forty or fifty
years, hence to tell of the time when
grandpa and grandma attended Russell
School. Prof. Russell, his corps
of able assistants, and most of his
pupils, may then be taking their last
long.sleep. Upon the back of each
group should be written the date ol
taking and the name of each person.
Marshall Taylor.' 15, black, and Tom
Nichols,. 14, white; have been arrested
for taking lead and brass fixtures from
the Lexington Plumbing Company ana
copper wire from Davidson's bievon
doctor shop Sunday. Monday night
1 detectives arrested Ed and t.
Lewis for taking $85 worth of copp. r
from the Kentucky Copper and irot.
Works; also Ed Hall and Frank
Johnson for taking brass fixtures f r. u.
the old steam fire engine stored in tL.
abandoned work house. These Negio
boys must want to go to the Reform
School. They may not find it snch an
attractive place as some may think.
Porter Jackson, farmer, says two
ladies have lately come to him for
coffins, confusing his name with that
of Porter & Jackson, undertakers and
liverymen. Six years ago, when the
firm first started in business, an old
lady approached the young man on
the street, saying "Allow me to congratulate
you, my boy, on engaging
so extensively in your new business."
The individual name can not well be
changed except by act of the Legislature,
but the firm might be reversed
to Jackson & Porter, especially since
the resident member, althongh the
junior, is so popular and energetic.
Elder Samuel Buckner of Bourbon
county is probably the oldest' Negro
preacher in Kentucky, says the Paris
News. He joined the Christian Church
under Elder John Rogers who baptized
him. He has heard Alexander Campbell,
Barton Stone, and other noted
ministers, who have preached at Cane
Ridge Church in bygone days. Elder
Buckner is between 80 and 90 years of
age and is the father of 11 children.
He still preaches when the weather is
not too bad for him to fill an engage-He
was raised by "Walker Buckner's
grandfather. Elder Buckner says he.
never was in court but once and then
as a witness.
Hurrah for the Pythlans!
At Bine Grass
Lodge No lLXnlgbisof Py thia, held.
January is,-a resolution
was unanimously adopted giving
the Standard all of the printing for
the Lodge for a period ofone year.
The Standard returns thanks, and in
this connection desires to state that it
has a splendidly equipped job printing
office, as well supplied with first-class
material as any in Lexington. There
is no reason why the other-Lodges of
the city should not emulate the action
of Blue Grass Lodge. Bnild up your
race enterprise. Our job patronage
comes almost wholly from Negroes,
or does not come at all. The more
printing you bring to thiB office the
better able we will be to defend your
rights in the Standard, the organ of
Maceo Clah .Entertained.
Miss Susie Ley ton of .Ohio street
opened her home to the Maceo Club
and its friends Friday evening of last
week. The officers of this popular
social organization of the younger
set are W. W. Wallace, President;
Henry Guthrie, Secretary; and Eddie
Slaughter, Treasurer. Other members
present were J. O. Showes, Will
Merritt, Ben Richardson, Will and Rob
Roland, Will Harden, Gaz and Sant
Showes, Gar and Ed Jackson, Charley
and Jake McCoy, Frank Williams,
Hensley and L. Hill. Their girl
guests were Susie and Ella Leyton,
Ella J. Shoes, Sarah Bridges, Katie
Carter, Sue E. Martin, Mattie Graham,
Nettie Brooks, Nellie Wilson, Martha
Carneal, Mary Sight and Mary Curd.
Refreshments were served just before
Little Sparrow Lodge.
At the last regular meeting of the
Little Sparrow Juvenile Lodge officers
were elected to positions as follows:
Maiden Princess Mary A. Tatman.
Financial Secretary Etla J, Shores.
Recording. Secretary Vinie Hayes.
Treasurer Emma Price.
Youthful Master Shelton Tatman.
Chaplain Ella White.
Simmie Adams. '
j FraQk Llnd8ay
Q.innnAM S Connie Harris.
Supporters j Ernest Matln,wa.
InBide Doorkeeper Dow Russell.
Outside Doorkeeper Willie Fisher.
This useful organization is a branch
of the powerfnl and popular United
Brothers of Friendship and Sisters of
the Mystersous Ten. It is beneficial
to boys and girls and has a large and
increasing membership. The regular
meetings are held the fourth Monday
in each m .nth. The newly-elected
offictrsiAiU be installed at the February
WYE IS BLIND
To all the faults of the loved one in everything
but untidy or soiled linen. A dainty
man draws the line on that but not . he
clothes-line, for she lets us draw that. To
look immaculately neat and presentable,
and have your coPar, caff or ehirt irreproachable
in color or lack of color and
finish, bring it to
Kentucky Steam Laundry,
W. N. CROPPER, Pbopkietob,
13 and 15 South Upper Street.
JAGKSON I HATHAWAY,
Colored MILLINERS Lexington,
HAVE A 8PLENDID STOCK
OF LATEST WINTER HATS
And bonnets, and are fully prepared
to furnish the trade with anything in
the Millinery Line, at the Lowest
Possible Prices. Don't forget this
No. 38 West Main Street
Call and see their stock and compare
prices before buying.
JACKSON & HATHAWAY.
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HEW HOME w SEWIMa MACITME.
WRITE FOR CIRGUURS.d,of;
Bewinr Machines wo manufacture and their
prices before yea purchase any other
TIE 1EW HONE SEW1KQ MACilHE GO..
9 Union Square, H.T. Chicago, nt 8C.Loe!ft,Xat
fiollaj, Texa. 8aafraacfioo,CaU AtUatSiO
THE STAKDaimj, ou West Main.
No. 47 NORTH BROADWAY,
Is Head Quarters for Spring
Ohickens, Fresh Vegetables,
Siaple and Fancy Groceries.
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L. H. Saunders,
Sanitary Plumbing and Gas Filling.
69 East Main Street.
A Good Point
If there is one thing above another for
which Bassett's Shoe Store is known it
is the reliability and worth of our footwear.
We have no room for shoddy shoei",
together with cheap woikmanship the
kind that alwayp gives trouble to the purchaser.
Our footwear is more carefully made in
every particular the material is carefully
selected the making is carefully done
the designB are artistic and up-to-date.
This kind cos's a little more in the beginning,
but is mnch cheaper in the end.
Bat our prices are reasonable and it always
pays to inspect onr goods and gel our
Of proper weight for wearing.
High grades makes but not
priced. $3 is enough to pay.
Seasonable torts. Ours offer sure protection
against cold n'dewalks and th
cl 11 f MI winds. many
$1 .50, $-2.00, $2.50, $3.00.
'Hi- kind that will Maud all kinds of
tliuojpingand bapgirg. Stnd in the
b iy himself; we'll him
as we would you. $1 00. $1.25. $1.50,
Neat,.pretty, well-built, made for
and for good look. They are
ens? to wear and easier to buy. $1.50,
Wee ones for toddler,' tola warm felt
and cloth ones tor older feet are here
in plenty. "Everthing in footwear
tells it all in brief."
Lincoln Lodge of Masons, !fa. 10, meets
First Friday in each month. John L.
Tandy, W. M., J. W. Coleman, Secretary
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