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Hon James Stuart, Judgo, Owenihoro.
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JS R. Marrell, Master Commissioner. Hartford.
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HARTFORD LODGE No. 158,
Meets in Taylor Hall, in Hart ford J
Ky , on tbebecond and hourtli .Saturday
tvminc in tmh month. The fraternity
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njLRTFORD LODGE NO. 12.
MeeU in Taylor Hall, Hartford, Ky ,
every Thumlay evening. A cordial invi
tation i extended to members oftheOr
4r to visit ug, and all uch trill be made
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V. B. RAINS.
U Drojt, Medicine, Paints, 01's, Fancy aad
T.tlet Artlo'ei, Notieste, perfumery, Enonrer,
Xtoe Beip, School Belti and itatlonary. Purs
'Wfiui and nrfiMrs for Radical purpotea.
Ratatat iMedicin? &c.
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Jfjmumntif coapounry H sit fiours.
FRAGMENTS OF THE EARLY HISTORY
OF OHIO COUNTY.
nr ii. j. tavlor.
In our previous number wc omillcd for
n more extended notice Thomns, the sec
ond oon of old Harrison Taylor. On a
hndv knoll on the road a few miles eaft
of linrlford, among memorials of the
dead, Bland the marble slabs, pointing lo
the Inst restinz nlace of the ITer. Thomas
Taylor nnd his wife Margaret Taylor,
whose memories have almost laded from
the present generation, hut both of whom
once occupied no otdinary position in so
ciety, as the infcriptiona on the marble
will indicaU. On his, nfler name, dates,
ic, is the following- "As n patriot,
none loved his country more. As n
preacher, he stood pte-eminent as n pio
neer of Methodism in the west. Remark
able alike for his honesty, industry, en
ergy nnd benevolence, his heart was al
ways right, his failings were but virtues
On her s. nfler like nnmes, dates, Ac.(
is the following:
"Ry the Rood eiteeined the luflViing blrMed,
Now laden with year! he liei at rcit."
"Go read of the illustrious mothers of
Greece, of Rome nnd our own land, yet
know that here lies one, though reared
nn orphan by stranger, on the borders of
civilization, amid the horrors or the inv
olution, who, in all the duties of social,
religious nnd domestic life, was excelled
by none of these."
No eimpler truths could be told of
their memories than those stones utter.
Margaret Taylor was the daughter of
Nicholas Curlett, an old Indian fighter
and scout, an almost constant companion
of old Gen. Morgan. His parents were
of English and Irish descent, and his
wife's maiden name was Flauglierty, ol
Ungenot origin. Nicholas Curlett was
killed while descending the Ohio river,
by a band of pretended friendly Indians,
and his wile dying shortly afterwards,
their daughter, Margsret, was left n help
less infant in the hands of strangers, sev.
eral hundred miles from any blood re
lation. But fortune blessed her with n
home where no parents could have treat
ed her with greater tenderness; and often
has she been heard to say Ihnt her
adopted parents treated her with more
marked care and attention than they did
their own children, and if nny descend
ants of Col. Hedge should ever rend this
notice of his adopted child, they may
rest assured thnt the day of her death,
die chcriidird the most unbounded love
nnd nflection for the family with whom
her lot was cast.
Col. Hedge lived in what is now com
monly called the Tan Handle, near
Wheeling. Va. During the whole of the
Revolutionary war thnt section was the
continued scene of border strife and
hloodehed. A summer never passed
without the settlers having to reeort to
their different neighborhood forts nnd
stations. V heeling. Ramsey's nnd Foul's
were all in this region, nnd their names
rendered familiar by hearing her tell of
... ... i
intereftmg incidents mat occurreu ti
each. Long years ago before those
stories were published under the title of
'Wcitern Adventures," she had been
heard to relate some of the most thrilling
ecenes related there. Betsy Zanc, for
(trength, conrsgo, fun and frolic, was the
admiration of all ; none could outride, out
dance, out run Bet, and few, male or fe
male, wren belter shoL The young
Johnstons lived in the 6nmc valley, and
were fishing in the t-amc stream where
she had often played and fished, when
they were captured by the Indians.
McCullock, who took the famous leap,
was a near nc'ghbor and close family
connection of the Hedges. In fact, du
ring nearly the whole time of her resi
dence in that region, old Colonel Hedge
nnd his three sons", Sol, Jo nnd Silas, the
McCulIocks, Ratnseys. Zincs, nnd a few
others, kept watch and ward of this
whole region, then cut off from almost
nil succor east of the mountains.
Reared in such n family, and among
such noble spirits ns these, even the entire
want of education could not suppress and
keep down those noble principles which
ever adorned and cxhaltsd her throuch
her whole life, Teace having restored
lieMoher relatives, wtto lived in Freder
ick county, Virginia, she took upon her
self the sacred duties or wife nnd mother
both of which stations she pre-eminent"
ly adorned during n long Inc. As n
housekeeper, eo far as her menus extend-,
ed, she wna excelled by few, nnd ns n
mother, no kinder heart tver bent re
sponse to the feeblest wail of infancy,
pone ever labored more assiduously and
wiUbetler "judgment, to instil into the
minds of children all the virtues thnt
adorn human nature, and if .precept and
example would fail, the rod was not
spared, but ever used with prudence and
''In 1802, she and her husband, with
four 6niftll children, left Virginia, nnd
after a long and wearisome journey by
land, reached Ohio county, where they
lived the remainder of their days, which
to her was lengthened out to her eighty
fourth year. "
Blessed with 'an excellent memory,
fond jofreadjng'jjrbich she had learned
to do without tbeTMtVf sckools, devoid
of the wilch burning superstitions of
orcr aays, ever bucbiivv iub ucu
principles, and ready to apply them with
resMS aad eemmon eetcrful, kipd
aid wnautsrate to all, aheWft a pleasant
coinpamsa le aM or y&Hfrgaml her com
pany rtectcdj'aBfappreciafed wher
ever "shwent. To the sick she was ever
equally, if not' piore welcome than the
physician. She bad too much good,
sense nnd respect for the claims of pi-
THE HARTFORD HERALD.
' COilE, THE HERALD OF A XOlsr WORLD, THE NEWS OF A(jT, XATIOXS LUM11ERIXG AT Ml' HACK."
HARTFORD, OHIO COUNTY, KENTUCKY,
ence ever to oppose the preftriptiona ol
In doctor, nnil always insisted on their
I t i;- l . t-... .1.-
ucing limy cumpiicu wiiu , iut wmi mc
doctor'H npprobrttion would suggest irnil
prearc Minple remedies that experience
had pointed out in similar cases. But
knowing how nnd when to talk, and when
to keep dilent, careful nursing nnd care
ful nnd strict dieting was her fort, nnd
the blessings of the nick nhvnys followed
her from their bedside
Her charity was co-exteni-ivc with her
means lo all who were really deceiving.
Every day of her long life cecuied hut to j J
increase her veneration for thnt Trovi-
deuce which had crowned nnd crowded
her life and her country with such in
numerable blessings, nnd it really seemed
an extension of that providential cure to
call her hence ere that beloved country
was marred by its blind fratricidal strife.
There was little of interest known of
Thomas' early youth, except that he
joined the Methodist church while quite
a boy, learned the hlncksmith's trade,
nnd lived with and worked for his father's
family until near thirty years of nge,
without wnges or pay. He also was
licensed.a localprcacher at nn curly age.
Carried away by the wonderful stories of
the far west, he followed his father and
kindred and landed in the Green River
country on the eve of n great religious
revival, that soon swept over the land,
and, though he never joined the itinera
cy, and never asked or accepted a dollar
from his church or any of its members,
he devoted his whole energies and
strength until enfeebled by age in advo
cating and defending the religion he pro-
It was the rarest oocnrrence4for him to
spend n Sabbath nt home. Xo hovel
was too humble, no neighborhood too
poor for him to visit. Norlid he con
fine himself to n small circle. A file of
old family almanacs are .till extant, in
the columns ofwliicb can be found mem
orandums of his appointments to preach.
Bacon Creek, in Hardin, .Sugar Run, in
Breckinridge, and Bonders, in Hopkins
frequently occurred, befides numerous
other places in GrnV.son, Muhlenberg,
McLean and Daviess counties.
It was quite a common occurrence with
him to labor hard until noon on Satur
day, mount his horse and start to his ap-
ointment some twenty or thirty miles
away, and again be at home by noon on
Yet amid all this devotion to the cause
of the church, his children were never
heard to cry lor bread, never suffered for
apparel, but Inred equal to nny n the
land, for he was a man or tlie most un
tiring phical energy, industry nnd en
durance. To work hard all day on his
farm, go to his blacksmith hhopnl night,
and work until nil the family were asleep.
nrd again nwnke them in the morning
with the sound of the bellows nnd ham
mer, was his almost daily course during
the prime of life.
As a preacher, his sermons were al
ways of a practical nature, never partak
ing of that wearisome rehash, heard and
reheard for the hundredth time, but some
thing not only practical but original.
No startling crime, no new vice or folly
escaped his withering satire or startling
denunciation ; no new doctrine but he
met nt the threshhold.
There wa9 one doctrine especially
agnintt which he waged a war of exter
mination; a doctrine then professed by
nil denominations in these parts except
his own. He seldom preached a sermon
without giving it a blow. He contended
that it was a doctrine tending to hold out
no encouragement lo virtuous action, nnd
to license nil crime, nnd to fill the land
with insanity. The way he sometimes
handled the advocates of this doctrine
without gloves, is recollected as occur
ring one night at his own house. After
a wearisome day's labor, while the old
gentleman was sitting in his porch, n
stranger rode up about dusk, and re
quested a night's lodging, nnd waa re
quested to alight, and his horse was taken
nnd provided for. The stranger seemed
fluent and communicative but did not re
fer to his calling as a preacher until
after supper, when he developed himself
as a preacher of the strongest Calvcnis
tic faith. The old gentleman at last re
marked: "Yon say you are a preacher,
nnd you really believe that a certain por
tion of mankind were decreed from all
eternity to be saved, and a portion lost T'
!'Most assuredly I do," iris the unhesi
tating reply. Well, for what must I
take you, a knave or n tool, to be spend
ing your time in riding about preaching
the gospel to human beings, whose ac
tions nnd fates are inevitable, and you
cannot change a hair On their heads?"
This was such a home thrust that the
stranger jumped to his feet, declaring that
he would not stay in a roan's house that
would so insult hi n. "If all things are
decreed, 1 suppose your horse will come
to you at the appointed time, but I am
pretty certain that it is not decreed for
me to go after him."
He was equally severe and sarcastic
in bis reproof for any disorderly conduct
during, preaching.and many were the
horse-whippings he was promised, but
none never dared to carry their threats
into execution. His courage was never
disputed, and a smith's arm was consid
ered formidable. He never encouraged
that wild enthusiasm and shouting which
was so common in early times- Although
a man of the most lively sensibility and
excitable feelings, he preferred reasoning
and arguments to mere declamation
and exortation and his sermons were al
ways noted for their argumentative
trength; but there were occasions jrhen
cold reason was lost in the beautiesTand
harmony of creattd words. The'love,
mercies, and tender cares of a dyiug
Savior, which carried, b,Im tp the heights
of sublime pathos nnd native eloquence,
thnt were remembered and talked of for
TO BIS CONTINUED.!
The Commercial Outlook.
Tho country 1ms been so long under
tho burden of financial pressure thnt it
is witlin feeling sense of relief we hnil
the fatnlest glimmerings of returning
prosperity. With what unfeigned de
light then, will the country receive tho
intelligence that rt bright and glorious
coinnioreml futuro is looming up -before
it. The outlook is indeed cheering.
For the benefit of our readers wo will
give some opinions of the press on tho
ubject. The daily Courier-Journal of
the 21st, says: "It can no longer be
doubted thnt wc have nt last pulled
through the commercial slough, aud are
again on hard ground, with tho com
mercial outlook in advance clear and
auspicious." Concerning the previous
dnys' money market, it says : "Tho
money market was comfortably active,
with n well-sustained demand from job
bing and miscellaneous mercantile
The New York Bulletin says: "It
may be doubted whether tit any period
siuco tho close of the war that part ol
the city known as the Dry Goods dis
trict, has exhibited so much real ani
mation as at present."
'Anotherproof of reviving commercial
activity is tho frequent blockades of
drays in Hudson street, at the New
York Central and Hudson street depot,
as well as nt, and along the wharves of
tho coast-wise steamers. Nor are these
signs of reviving commercial activity
confined to the lower part of'thc city.
The liotsla are receiving large acces
sions to their lists of guests, the major
ity of whom are merchants from the
country, oome to cfiect purchases."
We could give other quotations but
lesist, suffice it to say that the news
from every direction, bears the same
tone ns the above.
Tho tendency is decidedly upward
in all the markets. The crops every
where nrc abundant. The European
war is likely to crcalo an active de
mand for our produce, and thnt, too,
with good prices. Thr Presidential,
pqlicy is reviving the hitherto droop
ing spirits of the people. Imlced every
thing bearing upon our commercial in
terests, gives bright hopes of a near-
approaching and most prosperousend
in our histoiy. It is with sincere
pleasure wo pen these reflections and
we are sure that our readers will hear
tily share the pleasure with us.
We should feel devoutly thankful to
the merciful giver of all good, because
he has vouchsafed to us so many
blessing". Let us not forget to return
Him our hearty nnd lasting gratitude,
nnd by patiently nnd persistently con
tinuing in well doing, let us prove our
appreciation of his goodness and mercy
to us. Let all go to work in earnest
to build up the wasted and injured
fortunes of our country. Let every
one "keep clear tho street before his
own door." Let each aud everyone
work with all his might, not nlono for
selfish purposes, but for the general
good of all the people. There is
plenty for all to do. Religious inter
ests are to bo promoted. Educational
institutions are to be fostered. Tem
perance aud moral reform are to be
upheld and sustained. Benevolent
enterprises of various kinds are to be
looked after. A. fraternal kindly
feeling is to be cherished in all the
relations of life. A thousand tbings
looking to the glory of God, nnd the
well being of humanity,' imperiously
demand our services and earnest atten
tions. Let us sec, now that God:;is
so wonderfully. blessing us laa'restored
peace and ti bright prospective com
mercial futurej that we come up nobly
in the discharge of our respective du
ties. Then may wo indeed expect n
truly prosperous nnd happy era to
come nnd to remain with us.
Remember that all question have
two sides ; ono is tho right side, the
other the wropg sido ; ono is the sido
of justice, the other injustice. If you
take tho right side, the just side, ulti
mately men, however much they may
oppose you nnd revile you, will como
to your support. Earth, with all its
powers, will be with you and foryou.and
heaven is pledged to conduct you to
complete success. If you take the
other side, there i3 no power on earth
or heaven that can lead you through
successfully, because it is annotated in
the counsels of heaven that justice and
truiu aione can prevail.
Advice is offensive, not becauso it
lays us open to unexpected recret, or
convicts us of any fault which has es
caped our notice, but because it shows
that wo are known to others as well ns
ourselves ; and tho officious monitor is
persecuted with hatred, not becauso
his accusation b false, but becnuso ho
assumes the superiority which we nro
not .willing to grant him, nnd has
dared to detect what wo desire to con
Add thin to My Acconut.
This is just what ruins hundreds and
thousands of our people. They pur
chase to-day a little article nnd have
it charged against them. Next week
they buy somo other small article and
have it charged. And thus it goes
from time to time, till the first thing
they know a large bill of goodi is
Charged against them. This thing of
buying goods of any .kind on credit is
a most ruinous policy. It adds great
ly fo tlie cost of tho goods, because the
seller cannot afford to sell as cheap on
credit as he can for cash. In the first
place ho can buy the goods cheaper
from tho wholesale men when he has
cash to pay down. Then it ho sells
for cash he can turn his money over
, loftener than when he sells on time.
Besides tho interest on his money is
worth somelhing. Taken all together,
then, he can nilord to sell nt least
nearly fifty per cent, cheaper when he
gets the money down. For this rea
son alone, then, it is much better to
always pay for anything when we get
But again, when a man resolves to
deny himself of everythinc until ho
has the cash to pay for it, he will find
thnt he can do without a great many
things, which would otherwise seem
improbable. Tho actual expenses of
the family are thus made much less
than they otherwise would be.
And then there is a feeling of re
lief, a freedom enjoyed by men clear
of jlebt, not realized by those who
have suffered themselves to become
Other reasons might bo given but
these nrc enough. It is much-better
then never to say "add this to- my
account. Always keej out of debt.
Never have an account to be added to.
riiis,is the motto that saves from ruin.
Rural Retrbat, Ky. . .
Who can explain the operation of
that sentiment, which creates around
the ono object of our love a halo of
life and beauty, which extends to all
animate and inanimate nature, nnd of
that other sentiment which, when we
cease to love, strips the object of our
late passion ot all its adventitious
charms nnd reduces it to the ordinary
In hta hip pocket of an old vagrant,
pullid in by the police the other night,
was n memorandum boook full of hit own
writing with a pencil, nnd some of bis
philosophy is good enough to be pre
served. His first paragraph reads:
"Drinking bad whisky because it 19 of
fered free is like getting in the way of
bullets purchased by an enemy."
A second reads:
"Honesty is the best policy, but some
folks nre satisfied, with second best. It
is hard to be nn honest man on an empty
A third runs:
"A dry plank under n rain-proof shed
is better than n feather bed in jail, nnd
one isn't annoyed by the jailer bringing
in a square breakfast."
A fourth says :
"Pay as you go. If you havn't any
thing to pay don't go. If you nre forced
to go, record every indebtedness and let
your heirs settle the bills."
The fifth exolains:
"We should have charity for all.
When the winter winds blow cold and
dreary, we vaga should pity the poor
fellows in India who are having red hot
A sixth ia recorded :
''Politeness costs nothing, but it is not
expected that you will wake a man up nt
midnight to ask permission to go through
his hen house. It is more courteous to
let him enjoy his needed repose."
The seventh and last was noted down
"When you pick up an apple core, do
noj find fault because it ia not 'the apple
itself, but be satisfied with the grade of
descent. Do not be ashamed of your oc
cuuation. We cannot all be lords, nor
can we all be vagrants. As I cannot be
a lord I should not lament at being a
vagrant. Be- truthful and outspoken.
That is, tell 'em that you are a Chicago
fira-suffsrer. Keep seasonable hours, or
some other vag will get your plank first
Be hopeful, cteerful and good-natvred.
Growling won't cure a pore heel."
At n regular meeting of Airdrie Lodge
No 37 I.O. G. T., Rockport, Ohio county,
Ky., the following resolutions were
Wiibrias it has pleased an allwise
Providence to remove from our member
ship by death, our beloved brother, James
P. Torrance, after an illness of several
months which was borne with all the
patience of a Christian nnd nobis spirit,
Resolved, That in the death of "Brother
Torrance, our Lodge has lost one of its
most faithful workers, and the church a
young and consistent member.
Resolved, Thnt we humbly cherish the
memory of bur deceased brother, that
we tender to the relatives nnd friends our
heart-felt sympathy nnd thnt the Lodge
wenr the usual badge of mourning for
Resolved, That a copy of these resolu
tions be sent to the Hartford Herald
and the Good Templars Advocate for nub-
Mention, also a copy be sent to the family
of the deceased, and the same be spread
upon ourjournai ot proceedings.
Submitted in Faith, Hope and Charity.
J- T.. Smith, )
P. P. Sneddek, Com.
J. II. Smith, J
OCT. 10, 1877.
A Ilenatlful Pnasngp.
The following is from the "Reveries
of a Bachelor," by Ik Marvel: "A poor
man without some sort ol religion i
at Lest, n poor reprobate, the fool Imll of
destiny nnd tin wondrous eternity that
ii even worse n flume without heat, n
rainbow without color, a flower without
perfume. A man mav, in some sort, tie
his hopes and honors to thiij weak, shift
ing ground laclc. lo his business or the
world, but n woman without that anchor
faith, is a drift and a wreck! A man
may clumsily continue n sort of moral
responsibility out of relation to mankind;
but a ' woman, in her comparatively
isolated sphere, where nflVctiou ntd not
purpose is the controlling motive, can
find no basis in nny other syetem or right
acton but that ol faith. A man may
craze his brain or his thoughts to trust
fulness, in such poor harborage as fame
nnd reputation may stretch before him,
but a woman, where can she put her
hopes in storms if not in heaven? And
that sweet trustfulness, that abiding love
that enduring hope, mellowing every page
nnd scene in life, lighting them with
pleasant radiance, when the world's
storms break like an army with cannonl
Who can bestow its all but holy soul,
tied to what is stronger than an army
with canon? Who has enjoyed the love
of a christian mother, but will echo the
thoughts with energy, nnd hallow it
with a tear?
At Fordsville, Ohio county, September
23rd, 1877, Axx Eliza, wife of Dabney
Gaines, in the 43d year of her age. -
Sistes Gaines was born in Fayette cb
Mav the 24th 1S35. She wai married in
the city of Lexington lo Jlr. Gaines Jn
the year 1857. She. joined theChrisflan
church at Jepthn Knot, Shelby county
Her maiden name was Yates,' and she
was n niece of Lieut, Iteubin C. Yates, an
officer in the war of 1812, who died on
the Western frontier during the war, In
the year 1837 the widow of Lieutenant
Yates moved from the State of Virginia
to her farm now a part of Fordsville. She
died on this farm in the year 18C9, and
was buried on the farm by her son, W.
II. Yates. Sister Gainea died on this
farm, and was buried in the grave, yard
of Mr. John Jones, Sr.. at Fordsville.
Owensboro Examiner nnd Maysville
Bulletin please copy.
The winJa.nml cUfmv nrn t ! olucn-
tors of the tree no less than the sun
beams and the dew. In the intellectual
world a strong mind thrives on difficulties
There is no falser method of education
than to make ail smooth and easy, and
remove every stone before the foot
touches it. God himself has hidden the
knowledge of his creation in the depths of
the sky and the bosom of the earth. He
has demanded toil and travail, keen and
patient thought, till study has become a
weariness to the flesh in order that man's
intellect may rise to its proper stature.
It would have been n Strang thing if the
spiritual world had been an exception
II ! Southern
The President, in the course of nn in
terview with Hon. .I.E. Leonard, Republi
can member of Congress from Louisiana,
remarked that from what he had seen
during his late trip to the South, he be
lieved that the whites of that section were
reallyanxiousto accord to the colored peo
ple their full civil and political rights, and
that his trip has strengthened him in
the conviction that his policy will re
dound greatly to the interest of the
blacks, in whose welfare he had always
felt and should continue to feel thtdeepeat
interest The President also stated that he
had lately received renewed assurances
from leadingtRepubIidaaf, of their sur
port of his Southern policy.
A refined 'man ianever "loHd'' in 'his
dress, for refinement'' is always allied to
simplicity and a judicious nnd tasteful
employment of the means of the good
and happiness which it has at command.
It seeks to divest itself of superfluities,
and aspires continually to the utmost pos
siblepurily. Refinement leads to personal
cleanliness and elegant neatness, good
taste and simplicity. Need lew display
and bashfulness arc nlike repugnant to
A Boston lady, who recently arrived
in this city, told a young man who works
in the mines that she could indulge in the
ecstney of osculation with an adult of
genus homo with feelings of gratification
1 I . JY- - ... . l !
analogical tu quailing uie nrciar 01 inn
gods; nnd nfter he had consulted the au
thoritics, he was mad at himself because
he had not kissed her.
"Anna, dear, if I should attempt to
spell Cupid, why could I not get beyond
the first sylable ? Anna gave it up,
whereupon William said: "Becanse, of
course, when J come to C U, 1 cannot
go any further." Anna said she thought
that was the nicest conundrum she had
ever hear J.
Ilnnor nnd justice, reason and equity,
go n great way in procuring prosperity
to those who use them; nnd. In" case of
failure, they secure the best retreat and
the most honorable consolation.
A London tailor has this sign in his
window : "No American orders taken
without a deposit." Above a bar in Chi
cago may be read : "No trust foralleged
Look with compassion on all who are
beneath you in life, and try to asssist
! them to ndvauce on the road to wisdom.
This department itcill be conducted
W. L. II A WKIXS,
If a trustee should pay money raised by
tax to nn unqualified teacher,(one without
a certificate or license.) he is liable to a
fine for a misdemeanor.
All goods nnd merchandise owned'by
merclinntu, whether in stores or shop, or
in course ofshipment to them, nre subject
to taxation and must be listed. The val
uation must be made as on the first day
The per caput this year ia one dollar
and sixiy-five cents. The reason for its
diminution given by the Superintendent,
is depreciation in value of property taxed.
and increase in the number of pupil chil
dren. The Superintendent is in no way
D.D. I would not, if I wsre you, ask
such a question; certainly, I will not an
swer it. i
Watch your own defects and leaveyour
neighbor's to his own care.
Contribute to the happiness of others;
you will thus Enhance your own.
A teacher must keep hfs scholars busy,
or they will keep him busy. 1 It.
Children oftener neeJ encouragement
than reproof. .
No better heritngecan be left a child
than a good education. This is a her
itage that cannot be squandered or stolen.-
Thanks to R. for hia contributions.
Send some more.
'Ly. I do not think that much whip-
should be practised in school. Some-
fhrnes, though, a little of it is very bene-
All male white! persons between the
ages af 1G and 50. who are able to labor
except licensed ministers of the gospel, are
liable to work in the erection of school
When the Commissioner told a teacher
that he was in loco parentis, he was
stunned with the reply: "Hold on thar,
mister, 1 never blowed old Prentice in my
J. J. asks if there is any law for the
use of the rod in schools. There is not,
except in the law of custom, and some
times, the law of necessity. 1 have stated
before, that the rcholars are accountable
to the teacher for their acts In going to
anil jetnming finm "mhooL-
ScLrnca Sprimos. Kt., Oct. 1st, 1877.
Prop. W. B. Hatward, Sir: You will
confer a great favor upon me, and alik)
the pupils of my school, if you will at
your earliest convenience deliver a lecture
upon education before my school.
Very respectfully. R R. Weddixo.
J. Y. If you will call upon me when
I have leisure I will cheerfully "work
your sum for you. ir 1 were to csm-
mence that here, I would soon have room
for nothing else.
J. R. M. If a tescher agrees to teach
a common school and voluntarily quits at
the end of three weeks, he forfeits his
pay; but I don't think you can hire an
other teacher to finish the session and
pay him for the full term.
A trustee has no right to contract with
a teacher for a lees sum than that appor
tioned to the district, and appropriate the
remaindtr to other purposes.
The- trustae has oo right to require a
teacher to sloss bis school, in time of an
epidemic, and make up the time after the
("epidemic has passed
The trustee transcends his power when
he requires the school closed for any
cause, unless the teacher agrees to it.
If a teacher goes to the school house
and remains an hour, and no pupils come,
he may leave and count the day, if the
G. B. Your question not bearing di
rectly nor remotely upon the subject of
schools, will not be answered bsre.
No answer involving the school law is
given oil hand, but alter diligent search.
1 have for reference the Commissioner's
reports for several years, the statute laws,
and Henderson's Kentucky School Law
yer, besides several educational journals
of this State and of others.
T. II. Write under what nom deplume
you please, but your communication must
be accompanied with your name.
J. B. Thanks for your friendly notice.
1 hope to merit your good opinion.
X. This correspondent wants to know
where I was borntd, and as many of the
humorous incidents of my lifi as I can
reehilecJc. Well,X, when I write my au
tobiography, I will send yon a copy ou the
fly leaf of a primer.
T. You may rest assured that as long
as the Soard of examiners remain as now.
a first class first grade will be deserved
before it will be issued.
Rev. W. F, Ford received a first class,
first grade on the. 22nd lilt. Hay his
shadow never grow less. He subscribed
for ths IIkrald.
A good assortment of school books at
both of the drug stores. '
D. D wants me to get up debating
club, but I am so uniformly got damn in
debating clubs, that I beg to decline.
A trustee is liable indmdtially for the
amount ofschoot'funds paid to a teacher
"who has no certificate Henderson's
Kentucky School Lawyer.
There is a difference, between a profes
sional teacher and one who teaches togtt
money to buy a broadcloth coat.
B' P. I have no use in the world for
another assistant. Miss Prudie, by her
promptness and industry, tenders it en
a g I g
One I .'I' $ 1 i i 2.S0
Two- 1-7' SJt 4.1C
Three 5." 3-&
Four- J.OO 400 7JC
1 Cnl. 4.011 8.00 8.00
i Col. .0 S.00 12.00
I Col- 10 00 1J.00 20.00
One inch of spkee conciliates a f in. nre..
UkXaY D. XentSftT, SA. BILL.
MclIEXKY b IIIIX.
ATTOItSEYSi COVSSELOItS ATLA.
Wilt nrsMlta Is Ohio and sdlnlnlne eonnti
and In the Court of Appeal of Ktntneky.
F. IT. 3IOKGAX.
A 1 TOIiXE Y AT LAW,
(Ofiea west of eourthootn over lUrdwlek
Will nraetlee In inferior and superior courts.
of this eoramonwelth
Special attentim jivea to easts in osdx-
7. P. Morgan Is also examiner, and will
Ula depositions orre-eily will b rdy to
ablijeall parties at all times.
jtsse z. rooLt, w. n. awiRxiY.
Hartford, Ky. Owensboro, Ky-
FOGLE & SWEENEY
ATTORNEYS Jfc COUSSSIORS
HARTFORD, . . . KEXTHJH.lt-
VTill nractice their crofession in th
Ohio county Circuit Court, and in the.
Court of Appeals of Kentucky.
OFFICE Weet side of ilarket alree
W5X. K. GREGORY.
ATT OR NE Y AT LAW,
Prompt attention given to the collection ot
claims. Office, in 'he courthouse.
r. p. wAixxi,
C 8. inuilh
WALKER A IIURBARD,
Special attention given to abtaining Discharge.
es in .sanxrapicj.
JOHN P. BARRETT,
ATT OR NE Y A T L A Tri
and Real Estato Agent,
Prompt attention riven to the colIeetlAn of
laims. Will buy, sell, lease, or rent lands or
mineral privileges on reasonable terms, trtir
write deeds, mortgages, leases, Jrc, and at
tend to listing and paying taxes on lands be
longing to non-residents.
GEO. C. WEDDING;
AtterHey and C'eutiseler at Law,.
AND U. S- COMMISSIONER
Will attend lo all business confided to
his care in the inferior and superior courts
of the Commonwealth.
JCSJ" Office opposite Court House near
the Post Office. n40-ly.
S. W. PRIEST, M. D., D. D. S.
ISS 1'irth tret
Practitioner of Dentistry in all ils de
partments. The prettiest sets of Artifi
cial teeth at Ten nnd 1 welve Dollars per
. T. . r . . . . I r n . -r
eei. riraciiDc iccm cenia. l-arrc re,
iluction from old prices in filling.
TO HATK ROOD II IT ALT IT THI T.TTTH
illbSl- US. JVK1T 1.1 UiCJlS.lt.
Tar Pamphlet adJreu !. SAwrosn, New York.
Gov. of Ala:
Ien In mjr;
family f u !
L jL'JII persoadeiV
a n u law
Fablo Jill .
1 .: . v
medical science." Governor J. Olio,
"I bar used the Regulator In my
family for the past seventeen years.,
I can safely recommend it ta ibv
world as the best medicine I have
ever used for that class of diseases it,
purports to euro." II. P. Tntorxa-
Resident of City Bank.
"Simmons' Liver Regulator has
proved a good and eSe&iioua zned!-.
. cine." C. A.Scrrao, Druggist.
"We bare been acquainted with Dr.
Simmons Liver Medicine for more
than twenty years, and know it to b
the best Liver Regulator offered to th
public." M. R. Ltoh' and II L
Lvo, Bclletontalne, Ga.
Tax STMrroxs of liveromplalnt aras
unessmeis and pala in tho id
Sometimes the pain is in tha snonlder.
and is xistaxix for rheumatism.
The stomach is affected with loss or
ArrrriTK andsicVnei-s, buirelsln gen--eral
ronTiTr, sometime alternating
lax. The sus is troubled with pal .
nd dull, heavy sensation. eonsidarm
bl loss or mcuokt accompanied with
painful sensation of bavin? Lirr ex-
'Doxi snmethine which ought to bavr
been done. Often complaining af
weakness, pssariT and low spirits.
Sometimes maxv of tha above symp
toms attend th disease, and at other
times very few of them, bnt the tlvsa
jjfsfja, generally the organ most invoivfel.
Buy no Powders or Prepared SIMMCXS"
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wrapper with Trade Mark. Stamp and Signa
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