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Baptist have servleel Brit Soaday and
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lit at halfpait eight o'clock.
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Caal. San. K. Cex, Clerk, Hartford.
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Jaly aaa ue.eoer.
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J. J. Laaah, Alienor, Cromwell.
. J. Latah, Alienor, Cromwell.
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eel. H. Xm.sII, Ceroatr, Sulphur Spriags.
, t, !, School Commissioner, Hartford.
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ufc.tr P.ilOCc. addren:
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CMLiriiiM Diaraicr xo. 2.
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aiLrxoBarxixea nxrairr xo. 10.
aiatLXTt'a niaraiCT xo. 11.
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-Bartferd F.P. Morfia.Jadgi.iceoBdWun
daya la Jaoaary. April, jaly and October.
Charlea Oriau, Manbal.
Baarar Data. B. V. Cooper, Judge, firit
BaWrday In Jaaaary. April. Jaly an I October.
TkexiM Bteriai, Mankal.
Cromwell. A. P. Montague, Jadge, leeoud
f alarday la January, April, July and October
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'rtcilr.. W. D. l.rxarJ, udgc, lut BaA
ulay 1Mareh, Jauo, Eepleiaber and Decern
-Var. Daniel Tiiheaor, Maba,l.
HauiUtea J. W. Lankf.rJ, Judga, peit
.m addan MeUenry, ccarti held third Sat
urdey It anaary, April, Jaj and October.
A- J. Carman, Martha!, poit-onlo. addren
Baehpart J. W. Duke, Judge. Riley
McDowell, Mar thai. Cearte beld tint Wednci
akw la Jaaaary, Apili, July and OctoKcr.
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HARTFORD LODGE UO.
IteeU in Tj)or HrII, Hartford. Ky .
trarrThurtdar ercntDf. A cordial invi
tation ia extended to members of the Or
el or to visit ui, and 11 nuch will be nude
D. E. Triox is, W. C. T.
H. B. KixeoLvtxo. W. Sec.
Q. B. VTilluus, L. D.
V. B. RAINS.
Druri, Medielnee, Palnti, Oi'i, Faner and
Toilet Article!, Notlonf, Perfumery, Bpongee,
Sue Sotpi, School Rooka and itationary. Pure
wtsH ana n unties Jor aeaicti porpoiex.
IPatent Medicines fcc.
Family Medtelnes and I'hyilcianiprtcrip-
uoaa ace uxxiciy compounuiu at an nouri.
Tlierr'a n Itrnntimi xjind ky tho
From a new reluma juit puhliibed by 0. 11
Stebbim of Detroit, Michigan, entitled
"Poeme of the Life to Coaie."
There'a a Bctutlful Land, by the Spoiler nntrod
Unpolluted by lorrow or care;
It li lighted alone by the proeenc. of Ood,
Whose throne and whoie temple are there
lie cryttallino itreaini, with a murmuring flow
Meander through Tallcye 10 Rrcen,
And He moantaini of jaiper aro bright In tho
Of a iplcndor n mortal hath lien.
And throng of glad lingers with jubilant
Make the air with their melody rife.
And one known on earth as the Angel of Death
Shines here at the Angel of Life !
An infinite trnderneM beams in hit eyci;
On hii brow ii an Infinite calm.
And bis roice, as it thrills through the depth
of the ikies,
Ii as sweet si the Seraphim's pialm.
Through tho a naranth grorei of tho Biautiful
Walk th. souls who were faithful in thii;
And their foreheads, star crowned, by sephyrs
That eicrmore murmur of bliss;
They tsite the rich frnitage that bangs from
And breathe the sweet oJors of doners
More fragrant than ever were kissed by the
In Araby't lorelieit bowers.
Old Propheti, whom words were iplrit of flame
mating out o'er tne (tartness 01 lime;
And tnartrrs, whose courage no tortures could
Nor turn from their purpose sublime:
And ssints and confessors, a numberless throng
TV bo were loyal to Trutb ana to flight.
And left as they walked through tho darkness
Their footstep! encircled with light.
And the dear littlo children, who went to their
Ere their Inn bed been sullied by tin.
While the Angel of Morning still tarried a
Tbilrtptrit't pur. temple within
All are there all are there in the Beautiful
The Land br! tbo Snoiler nntrod.
And their foreheads, star crowned by tephyrt
That blow from the Garden of (7od I
FRAGMENTS OF THE EARLY HISTORY
OF OHIO COUNTY,
sr n. d. TiTi.0.
Aa the reader ia perhaps nlrcmlv atrare,
th foregoinc twenty eix chapters were
written and published eonie jretra ago
in the Owensboro Shield. It itsa at that
timo inlended to notice the families of
various pioneer settlers of the county who
remained permanent citizen., and whwe
liofterity now form a large portion of our
population, and Mill perpetuate in vari
ous degrees the moral and social virtues
of their ancestors, for a long life ol ob
servation has cotivinced the writer of
these sketches that moral, as well ne
phyii-al virtues nud vices are hereditary.
and that while we recojnite this (act in
raising our stock, we almost entirely ig
nor it in the perpetuation of the human
The publication, for reasons unnecessa
ry to explain, has long teen Euepemled,
and although the writer now attempts to
continus these sketches of families, it
must be imperfect, aa many incidents then
vivid in his memory have laded by age,
and th heads of tliofe families now
slumber in death and can furoish no
Perhaps among th most numerous de
scendants of early settlers, is the familj
of Benuetu. Old John Bennett, (called
Governor perhaps from his numerous
family) with his eons Jeffries, John,
Samuel, Iteuben, Asa, Titus, Obed and
George, were among the first settlers on
So Creek. The old man and most of his
sons were industrious, frugal, sober, hon
est, farmers, and the descendants of the
Bennett family ar now intermarried and
mixed with most of our population, and
with few exceptions perpetuate the vir
tues of their nuceetors. During the war
or 1612, Reuben Bennett was, by senior
ity, entitled to tne office of Lieutenant
in the company which went to New Or
leans, but when the regiment render-
routed at Henderson, by some legerde
main of superior officers, a more pert,
showy youth was placed over his head.
but Reuben was not lo be bulldozed in
that way, and instead of resigning and
coming home, he went on as a high
private. At New Orleans Ids regiment
happened to be among that Kentucky
force which General Jackson branded
with inglorious flight, and in which the
young Lieutenant who had supplanted
him, was said to have made 2:40 speed,
but Reuben was the last man lo leave,
and gallantly bor off a wounded officer
under the Are of the enemy.
J tie i'reet.ylerian and Methodist
camp meetings were located for many
years in the Xo Crek neighborhood, and
the hospitality of the .Bennstt family is
still fresh in the memory of many ear
v Ivors or those days.
Th next most numerous family is that
of Stevens. John, William, Thomas,
Richard and Henry, all settled in this
county about 1800. They also had two
sitters; one married to John Duke, and
the other to Iligglnson Belt. Bicbard
removed West at aa early period; all the
otbtra lived and died citizens of the
county, sober, honest, liberal and indus
trious farmsrs. Thomas was remarkable
for his portly form, and beaming, benev
olent countenance, and was class leader
in his church from time unknown, and
so much was he esteemed that he had at
times to serve io that capacity in two or
more classes at the same time. From
the extreme longevity of "Uncle Henry,"
(as he was called) and his sister, Mrs
Fa't, thsy are still fresh in the memory
of every one. His strong sense and
stronger will made him firm as a rock
and obstinate as a mule. He always
sought the right, and when be thought
he hftd found it, like Davy Crocket, he
went ahead; hbnesty, frugality, benevo
lence and industry were the rales of his
life, which was prolonged in unusual
physical and mental vigor loan extreme'
l( old age.
THE HARTFORD HERALD.
'I COME, TUB HERALD OF A NOISY WORLD, THE NEWS OF ALL NATIONS LUMBERING AT MY BACK."
HARTFORD, OHIO COUNTY, KENTUCKY,
The writer has but an indistinct recoli
lection of the head of the Render family.
A large, portly old gentleman, silvered
over with grey, riding a fat horse, is aa
faraa his recollection extends. George,
Robert, and Joshua, were his sons and
the early settlers of those
once thrifty farm in the vicinity
of the Render and.JXclIenry coal mines
They were all strict members of the Bap
tist church, industrious, honest and
jieaccable members of society. Colonel
Johua Render died at about middle age,
leaving a large family of children, all of
whom so far as known, are doing well,
George Render, the oldest son, wais a
preacher, well accepted where he 'was
known, but spent most of his time on hi
farm, and only preached on such suitable
times as occurred, receiving no pay or
salary from th churches, he was a man
of remarkable strength and melody of
voice, which at times were pleasing and
enchanting to the hearer. The following
story used to be told of an old sister's de
scription of one of his sermons: "Well,
sister H ," said a neighbor, "did you hear
brother Render preach last Sunday?"
"Yes indeed I did." "Well, what lor a
sermon did you have?" "Oh, a most
excellent one." "What was the text?"
"Woll, now, I don't remember the text,
but it was one of the best sermons I ever
.heard." "Well what was the subject ?"'
"Well, now, I can't tell you that, but I
do believe it was the best sermon I ever
heard, it had such heavenly tone to it"
His children, so far as recollected, all
died early in life, and Green and George
Render and Rev. James Austin, his only
graudchildreu, rauk among our best
citizens. Robert Render would have
been a model citizen in any community ;
though moJest .and unoasuiiiiug almost
to a fault, he was a man of unusual good
sense and sound judgment. He was sel
dom passed' by when a juror, road vie.vr,
commissioner, or arbitrator was needed
in his vicinity. His good practical
sense and scrupulous hoursty always
pointed him out aa the man and few
men were more interesting when engaged
in a social fireside chat He left a large
circle of descendants, none of whom it is
hoped will ever tarnish the namo of so
good a man.
to ux oostixuid.
Wbat Fire I'oor Boy. AecompII.Iied
John L. Seaton in Cynthiana News:
Thirty six years ago ihis fall, I met a
young man in Michigan, who had re
cently come from Scotland. He was
walking along an inland lake; was poor
and unknown and but coarsely clad, with,
1 remember a cheap hog skin cap on his
head. I afterwards sat in school with
that lad. II paid close attention to his
studies; won the esteem of his teacher,
who spoke to the village merchant about
his eteady scllolnr. He went into that
store; proved honest and capable. In
two years he accepted a clerkship in a
large Nw York bouse at a fine salary.
In eight years more be went west, to
Wisconsin, and opened up business for
himself was temperate in all his habits;
never drank whisky, gambled or "dealt"'
in cards; and when we met in 1865, he
was a hanker, lie was twica elected to
the Legislature; made State Senator, and j
then Treasurer of his State in '73-4. He
traveled extensively in Europe and Asia;
held audience with tho Emperor of Ger
many and Queen Victoria; visiled Pales-
tin and the city of Jerusalem. Re
lumed to Milwaukee, and went into bus
iness once more. He was elected presi
dent of the chamber of commerce, and
on the 1 1th day of the month he was
nominated for Governor of his State the
Hon. William S. Smith.
Twenty-seven years ago Ihis winter, I
was teaching school, sixty mile west of
Chicago, in DeKalb county, Illinois,
where I became acquainted with aScotch
family. They were also poor, but very
respectable by that I mean they were
good, sober, industrious, moral people.
They had a son named John, who helped
bis father all day on the farm and at
night he studied in th chimney corner
by fire-light to improve his mind. He
did not have the time or the means to at
tend a frivolous hop or a country shin
dig. He soon became a good scholar
laugbt ecliool several years in Tennessee;
went to Chicago; studied law; went into
the army as a private, and came out a
general; was sent to the legislature -
made lieutenant-governor, and at last be-
cam e the chief executive of the fifth
State in the Union. I refer to the Hon.
John L. Beveridge.
Twenty-five years since a poor boy
lived near Ruddle's Mills, in Bourbon
county, Kentucky. His mother died
when be was' very young, and he was left
to scuffle for himself. He went with his
father to Dry Ridge, Grant county, Ken
tucky, where he attended the poor
schools of that day, but he had ambition.
He kept out of the company of young
men who load themselver with pistols and
bad whisky. Shortly afterwards went
into an office to prepare his mind to com
prehend the great principles that underlie
the honorable and honest practice of law,
and the most popular man to-day in the
Denncratic party, Governor Hendricks
only beat that gentleman for Oovernor
by eight hundred votes. I refer to the
Hon. Thomas Brown, of Indianapolis.
Thirty years since a lad went from
Fleming county, Kentucky, lo try his
fortune in the city, amid the busy marts
of trade of him I know but little except
that be was very punctual to keep his
word in all business transactions. On
Sabbath he went to church where I have
seen him for ten nights in succession.
He .prospered in business, had a large
and liberal mind and was the principal
projector and promotor of the Great
Southern railway to Chattanooga; was
made mayor of Cincinnnti, and was, a
few day ago, made Democratic Governor
of the third Stale in th Union the Hon.
R. M. Bishop.
Ten years since I went one cold, blus
tery Sabbath afternoon to a Sunday
school for poor outcast children. Over
twelve hundred were present After
some singing that I have never heard
equaled, a quiet, middle aged man sit
ting in the rear of the room was called
on to speak to those children, who got
food and clothes aa pay for attending the
school. He told them our Lord was
born in a stable in a manger; that they
must love Jesus, becauso he loved little
children ; that they must obey their par
ents and teachers; be truthful and hon
est, and be always busy in doing good.
That modest man who spok ao tenderly
to those little folks, is to-day President
of the United States.
Rrn.ona Why Krntueklana
Nhonlit not foTtier.
We have been permitted to copy the
following extract from a lettir written
about the SOth of August by a citizen of
Texas to his brother living iu Kelson
county. Nelson County Record.
"1 saw in the Nelson County Record an
article copied from a Dallas paper warn
ing emigrants not to come to Texas to
go back. It ia true, and I would join
the chorus and echo "go back.'' I have
not had enough rain since about the 1st
of June to run a barrel of water off of my
house, all put together, and not enough
at any one time to lay the dust good.
Slock water is scarcer now than it has
been at any one time since I came to the
State, eight years ago. All railroad
towns are ororstocktd with tramps and
emigrants, and there is not enough made
in the county to supply the demands. 1
learn from a lady who live at Fort
Worth, some two hundred miles west,
that the people are on the point of
starvation. Th grasshoppers eat up
everything, evtn the grass on th prairie.
The peopl have to go from twenty to
forty miles for hay to feed their stock.
The mercury stands from 90 to 100 de-.
green through the day, and the nights
almost cold enough for frost. We have
no dews at all."
A Cheerful Face.!
Carry the radiance of your soul in your
face. Let th world have the benefit of
it. Let your cheerfulness be felt for good
wherever you are, and let your smiles be
scattered like sunbeams "on the just as
well as the unjust." Such a disposition
will yield a rich reward, for its happy ef
fects will come to you and brighten your
moments of thought. Cheerfulness
makes the mind clear, gives tone to
thought, and grace and beauty to th
countenance. Joubert says: "When
you give, give with joy, smiling.''
Smiles are little things, cheap articles
to be fraught with so many blessings,
both to the giver and the receiver
pleasant little ripples to watch as w
stand on the shore ol every day life.
These are the higher and better respon
ses of nature to the emotion of the soul.
Let the children have the benefit of thtm
thoee little ones who need the sunshine
of the heart to educate them, and vould
find a level for their buoyant nature in
the cheerful, loving faces of those who
need them. Let them not be kept from
the middle-aged, who need the encour
agement they bring. They come to them
like the quiet rain of summer, making
fresh and verdant the long, weary path
of life. They look for them from you,
who are rejoicing in the fullness of life.
ninnt, bni Trne.
There ia said to be a young man in the
Missouri penitontiary whos parents at
their death, lelt him a fortune of $50,000.
There is whore his parents made & fatal
mistake. If they bad taken the precau.
lion to invest that sura in a small dog,
and shot him, and then had simply left
the young man a jack-plane or a wood
saw, with printed instructions how to use
it, the chances are that, instead of being
in the penitentiary, he would today have
oeen gradually but surely working his
way up to a handsome competency and
an honorable old age. But ever since the
days of Adam and Eve, parenU have
made it a point to strurele all their
lives to realize a sufficient sum of money
to purchase, when they are dead and
gone, their sons each a first-class
through ticket to the devil, and it is not
much to be wondered at that to many
of their sons, reared to vice and idleness,
as too many of them often are, have no
higher ambition than to invest their in
heritance in just that sort of transporta
tion. A flood Word for tUe JLocal Paper.
The New york Times says: You
might as well forget your churches and
school houses as to forget your local
paper. It speaks to ten times the audi
ence your ministers da It is read eager
ly each week from beginning to end. It
reaches you all, and if it has a lower
spirit, and less wisdom than a sermon, it
has a thousand times better chance at
you going, a it does, to almost every
house, you owe it to yourselves to rally
liberally to its support, exact from it as
able and high toned & character as you
do from an educator in your midst. It
ia not beneath your notice and care, for
it is your representative. Indeed, in its
character, it is the consummation of im
portance, interest and welfare of you all.
It is the aggregate of your acquaintance.
and you cannot ignore it without most
miserably.dcpreciating yourselves. ''
NCEO TI.TIK AND IIARVEJIT.
3. W. WOBEE.
God has mnde our wonl or woo de
pend to a certain extent upon our own
actions. He has given us in his holjr
uwos n great many illustrations and
warnines to keen us from doinir wronc.
so that the sunset of life mny be glori
ous. There Is one expression in tho
Tl-t 1.,.. K. . .
iiioie that has always struck me with
peculiar force "For whatsoever a roan
eowest, that shall he also rean." Lifa
5 - t?t 1. r a
u uxeneu to a neid in winch seed must
bo sown. If we are not sowin? the
gooa soea; some oilier band is surely
iwiuiik ucu u win Driac ma "tares.
thistles and coarso weeds." As tba
sowing depends upon us, is it not an
important matter to know what tosow?
What seed to sow iu order that our
harvest may bo profitable? Surely
this is true. How careful the farmer
is to get only the best seed.
A wonderful thing is a seed
The one thing, deathless forever I
The one thing changleess utterly true,
Forever old and forever new,
And fickle and faithless never.
Wc meet with people every day who
arc reaping just what they have sown.
Some havo never cared much what
kind of seed-time they had, and as a
consequence briars instead flowers,
cheat and not wheat constitute the
harvest Their lot seems a hard one.
and, may be, the question rises many
times "What is the meaning of all
this?" Mothers in Princeton to-day,
who havo tenderly watched for the
good to result from the life of a ton
dearer than life, and have had their
cheeks turn pale, and with bloodiest
lips and throbbing hearts stifled the
cry of auguish that involuntarily rose
from the hearts blasted by the bleak
frost of disappointment. "Why is
this; has God forgotten me?" No,
mother, you have fortrotten: your bor
and yourself are only reaping what you
have allowed to be sown. The harvest
is not to blame. The soil was not.
Weeds thick and damp, fit emblem of
a blasted lifo is the result. "For what
soever a man eoweth that shall he also
reap." Do you know where your boy
was last night r Did become in late.
stealthily creeping along so as not to
disturb you in your slumbers ? Know
you not that he is sowing the seeds of
a life of shame, taking into his mouth
that that will wither all tho flowers
in the wreath a mother's love has
placed upon his brow? Ho may be
quietly walking over a hidden mino, a
volcano which will one day burst, and
in the debris will be buried all your
hopes. Too late when the match has
been applied to the train, or when
you can hear the low rumble of the
earthquake. Now is the time. Don't
for one moment think that because he
is your son he will never gather a bad
harvest. Arouse you; make home at
tractive; cultivate his heart; tow in it
only the seeds that will yield a harvest
fit tor an unending life.
"Plant blessings, and bliesings will bloom;
Plant bate, and bate will grow.
We ean sow to-day to-morrow will bring
The bloom which proves what tort of a thing
It the seed, the teed that yen tow."
The Famine la ladla.
Tho famine in India still prevails to
a dreadful extent, "women and chil
dren are seen picking out the undigest
ed kernels from old dune heaps; the
lower castes aro with difficulty prevent
ed irom cooking and eating the bodies
of those who have already perished;
pestilence has accompanied tho famine;
when hunger spares cholera attacks."
A magistrate on the island called
Paumbeu writes to his brother in the
United States as follows ; "In one ta
leeg eighty thousand died of starvation
in a mouth. In our district seventy
thousand died in May. Is it not ter
rible? You cannot imagine what
scenes we Indians see and hear
daily. Can you fancy a woman boil
ing and eating her own baby ? That
occurred not many miles from here
only last week. When possible I su
perintend the giving of the food and
havo often seen the mothers take their
children's share and eat it themselves."
Oh 1 is this not terrible, beyond ex
pression? How grateful should the
people of the United States be for the
tender mercies of our Heavenly Father
in sparring us from such awful calami
ties. Ana yet, instead of manifesting
our gratitude' to Him by upright lives,
and earnest efforts to promote His glory
we, as a people, are living in luxury
and wantoness; in debauchery and
Would to God that our people would
arouse to a deep sense of their obliga
tions to the merciful being who rules
Th mackerel ix a game fish. They
ought tew be well edukated, for they al
ways go in schools. They are very crazy
to bite, and are caught with a piec ov
red flannel pettycoat tied on to a hook.
They ain't the only kind ov fish that are
caught by th same kind ov bail. Mack
erel inhabit the sea, but those which in
habit the grocerya always taste to me aa
tho they had been botri and fattened on
salt. Thsy want a good deal of freshen
ing before they are eaten, and want a
good deal of freshening afterward. If I
can have plenty ov mackerel tor break
fast, I can generally make the other two
meals out ov cold water. Mackerel are
considered by menny folk th best fish
that swims, and are called "the salt ov
the earth." Josh Billings.
"How are you getting along with your
arithmetic?" asked a father of his little
boy. "I've ciphered through addition,
partition, subscription, abomonilion, jus
tification, hallucination, deprivation, am
putation, creation and adoption.'' That
boy would do for an engineer on a short-
OCT. 17, 1877.
Edited r .
W. L. HAWKINS,
Th Breckinridge News has an "Edu
cational Column" edited byT. G: Arnotd.
Professor Arnold one tanght in Hart
ford, and made a host of warm friends
her. His column is, w need aot say,
ably and spicily gotten op. Success to
him in all the walks of life. Th New
is on of oar favorite aiebange.
Prof. Arnold, of Governor! High
School, has two bandred and seven pn
put, of whom twenty are boarders.
O. & Yoar Quotation is from Shak.
epeare's "Merchant of Yenic."
"Have you any of the oleaginous ex
tract of the lacteal fluid produced br ex
cessive agitation I" "No, eir; since th
resumption of the license system, w
don't keep drugs any mor." H was
asking for butter.
Educational Column BrrcktnridgtNewi:
We are glad to note the addition of an
educational department to our already
valuable exchange, the Hartford Hiiilo.
The department is akly edited by W. L.
Hawkins, Principal of Hartford Siraina
ry. We are glad to see that th teachers
of Ohio county now have a moath-piter,
and w hope to hear much Irani them !
regard to th educational condition and
interest of our ister county. We hope
the exampl of that paper and our own
will be followed by all the local paper
of the State; and we feel quite sura that
if those teachers to wboa this favor ia
extended are worthy of this attention,
they will not only heartily appreciate it.
out try to add to tn usefulness and in
terest of the department by their contrt
butiois of original thoughts and local
Caneyville has a "high" school in the
upper story of a blacksmith shop.
I have not ytt heard from any of the
teacher on th abject of a countv asso
ciation. Nothing, I think, would so
conduce to thsir improvement and inter
est generally, aa a well atteaded and
properly conducted association. Let us
form on, and Invite Prof. W. B. Hay
ward to become its President, and if he
accepts, success is certain. I havataid
nothing to the Professor on the tubject,
but Rllt-h ia mv nhidincr fkitti in hi. in.
terest in education and educatorsthat I
believe he would accept the position.
Where will toe first answer com from?
Don't all speak at once, but be brisk
A rnm wiM?iiittr-ttTrmr-aT llltllTTTAtl
cannot indorse, and thereby render valid
for his own eouaijr, a certificate issut-l by
th Board of Examiners of another
county. jl. K. Lu
The law makra.th commissioner's de
cision anal. a b. L.
C S. I differ with your informant. I
look upon oar commissioner aa corape
tent and industrious. H has had a
great deal of work to do, and labored ua-
der the disadvantage of livinjc at too great
a distance from his office. He has moved
to town no, and you may look for good
G. J. Come up and pay for it, and I
will undergo a thorough examination for
your especial satisfaction. Tht first ctr
tifieate I ever got was th highest recog
nised by th law, and I bav nvtr fallen
below, though I have beta examined ta
several counties. Thii is the last notice
such efforts to annoy m will rtctive ia
A cavitation tax may be levied, by con
sent of th district, to build a new school
house, when tbt old one has been con
damned by the commissioner. It mast
not exceed two dollars, and may ba
levied a many years as necessary to pay
lor a school house. The capitation tax
may be levied and tht hands called out
The school bouts it absolutely under
the control of the trustee. If used for
other than school purposes, the consent
of the trustee matt be obtained.
The trustee has power to asatss a capi
tation tax of not mor than fifty cents for
the purpose of providing tht school house
with fuel and for other contingencies ins
cident to tht comfortable conduct of the
school This capitation tax ia for tup-:
plying tut school, and tatirtly at the
option of th trustee, while ta other.
for two dollars, it Contingent upon tht
consent of district, and for the building
of new school house.
The September number of "Woman at
Work," published at Louisville, and d-
ited by Mrs. S. T. Housb, la before us.
It is edited with great ability, and its ty
pography presents a neat and attractive
appearance. It is devoted to the inter
ests, education and advancement of wo
men. W welcome it to our exchange
list Price, 91 per annum.
P. J. Thank you for your kind
wishes, but you have been misinformed.
Never thought of publishing an arithme
tic, and if I ever said I was, would, only
jesting. There are so manr good one
that I cannot say as to which ont is best.
They are all good if properly studied.
W. D. I use Butler's Practical, and
his Critical Grammar, too, io my school.
A teacher' certificate is forfeited if he
fails to attend the institutt. whether or
not the commissioner has so declared.
Wilful absence works forfeiture by the
operation of the law; K. 8. L.,pagt
209, rtm. 1.
It will be seen by this that a commis
sioner does not havt to declare a certifi
cate forfeited J non-attendance at the ins
stitute does this. How many .certificates
are forfeited in this county ? Are there
any teachers now teaching with a for-i
ftited ccrtiCcatc ? Look out.
Parents should strive to place their
,. .... . - .
cnnurcn Jvnere dvincr thnv wnnlri to.
joice to leave them. To do thisshould
be the studied aim of parental action
It it true thatxnmn eliiMrsn sm'na
tnrally prone to evil more than others,
uui a proper example, proper associa
tion and careful watch over them, will
insure almost nnivemt) anmrAm in lo.rl.
ing them info the road they should eo,
ana irom wnicn in old age iney will
not depart. It is easv to maVn rhiL
drea lov liquor it is easy to make
,V.. v. :, !r i s r"
"k uo ik it juu uesin ia nme. it
la tslSY to leara children In Ha mrA
steal it it easy ts teach them these
at M - .
ininga aro wrong, u you only begin.
"Tis easier work if we begin,
To serve the Lord in time."
W e taw a handsome vounsr man
standing on the street corner, the other
nay, wun rea eyes and moated face.
His father is wealthy, but all of his
wealth will not bring sobnety for his
son. lnat son, when arraigned for
drunkenness recently, and'forced to
tell where he bought his liquor, an
swered, "l stole tne keys from fathers
pocket and got into his liquors."
While fathers admit the temDter to
their own cellars and side-boards, chil
dren wilt fall; while the goblett is
wreathed with the graces of hospitality
in thj home circle, children will drink
and dnnr to drunkenness, and die in
dungeons of the prison house or be
hanged for crimes dark as only rum
can lead to, and at last to eternal de
struction. Oh, parents be carefuL
Instill into the minds of your children
the purs principles of temperance:
write them in letters of fire upon their
young nearts; teach them that wreaths
around the glass are only to hide an
adder's sting within, and when they
stand around your dying bed pledged
to total abstinence, it will wreathe
your dying brow in flowers of happi
ness. Begin now, for you cannot be
gin too soon to record your example
for your child. uood Templars' Ad
vocate. Financially, the farmer it tht safest
man in the country. Out of eleven hun
dred and twelve bankrupts ia Massachus
etts, only fourteen were farmers, and yet
tht farming community numbers fully
half tht population. The people must
Hvt, and while th us of luxuries may
bt diminished by hard times, tbert al
ways will b a call for the produce of the
farm. Farming hat, of course felt the
general depression ia business.
1. We.Jas. A. Thomas. Zw WavneGrif-
fi-r aiCUj, Bam. R. Hill. A.T.
Nail, William Hardwick, S. TA Walker.
W. H. Moore. Henry D. McHenry, Jno.
P. Barrett, Williams BroV, L. F. Woer
ner, John Midkiff, Wm. a Morton, S. 4
H. Small, D. F. Tracy. Wm. T. King,
John S. Vaught, Edwards t Foster, E.
C. Hubbard, Clarence Hardwick, TJeorge
u-icia a aro., d. j. xager, w. 1. UOx,
A. 7. Hudson, Isaac Mendel, Potter &
Condict, q. C. Shanks. F. M. Heavrin,
John I. Felix. L P. Barnard. J. W.
Barnelt and James F. Collins, corpora
tors, havt, this day, tht SSlh of Au
gust, A. D. 1877, organised a company in
pursaanct of the laws of this State, in
such cases made and provided, under the
name and style or tht OHIO COUNTY
FAIR COMPANY. Tht business or said
Company will be transacted at its office
in the town or Hartford,. Ohio County,
2. The general nature of the business
of said Company organ tied as aforesaid
will be to hold one or mora annual Fair
on the present site of their grounds aear
3. Tho amount of capital itock author
ise! by tbt charter ia not to exceed
$5,000, to b paid ia such suras and in
installments, and at such lisle as the
Board of Directory may from time te time
3. This Company will commence bus
iness from this date, and will continue
same for tht space of twenty years, un
less sooner dissolved by the vole of two
third. of the thea existing stockholders.
i. This Company will b officered by
a President, Vice-President. Secretary.
Treasurer, and flv Directors, who, and
each of whom, will hold their, respective
offices for one year. Tbt annual meeting
of said Company will be held In said town
of Hartford, on the first Saturday in
April of each year, at which time and
place the officers aforesaid will be elected
1 Tht hUheaUHHottnlof Indebtedness
or liability lo which the corDoration is at
any time to tubject itself is $2,500.
rrivatt property of Ibe corporators is
to bt exempt from tht corporate debts.
R- S. Mosilxt, Attorney.
Warren 8. Pat, tht Doonlar and lib
aval talesman of the great clothing
bouse of Stix, Kroase & Co.. Cincinnati.
Ohiof has opened out a complete line of
of samples of clothmz of every
variety at tht Louisville Hotel, and
will remain Thirty Dava Because of m
ability to tell cheaper than clothing mar
ch aula ol iiouiavill. and in conseouence
of having had rimarkabl success ia tel
ling in Louiivillt by sample, a tax of
ZUU dollars hat been Imposed odor us
for the privilege of selling there thus
thinking to that rat out. and fore mar.
ehanU to buy of Louisville rata, but, rest
assured, 1 will bt on hand and tell goods
cheaper than vtr before, and I call on
all my old customers to stand hr m. nJ
solicit tht favors of as many ntw ones at
may set this advertisement. I will
the rt daring tht enlirt month of Stptem
her and part of October, and will !!, if
I have to sill at or below cost Do not
fail to look at my line of sasjDlee. aa it
cosU yon nothing, and yoa will thereby
see for yourselves whether I am not able
to sell yott better goods for let mosey
than yoa can get elsewhere. Ran.nV,.,.
th place Louisville Hotel.
W. S. VlTM,
With Stix, Kbomi & Co.
. It is estimated that 750,000 persons
havo died from famine in Iodia. The
reports from the famine are better.
2 T "i
s " w s " r 5
uj, i Lee I ia 2-ic tilt 7J' jjv.t
Two.. l.K 3.J6 4. OS 7.50 0.H U.Ot
Three 3.3 3.5t J.OG lO.CO 15.SC I8.ft
Koef. 1.00 i 00 T.10 12.10 l.t 50.00
J Col 4.00 t.00 8.00 14.00 13 M 30.00
i Cot- S.00 S.00 12.00 1S.0C 39.00 50.01
1 CeL. 10 SO 11.00 20.00 33.G0 59.CC 19M
7ersholer time, at proportionate ratae.
On Inch of tpaee eonstitntet a square.
atxay p. aeatxtr, saw. a. bill.
JrlellEJfRY & 1IIXL,
A TTORXKTS CO VXSXl OSS AT ZA W
Will praetlee la Ohio and adjoining esantlet
and ia tho Conrt of Aapeslt of Esntxexy.
A1TORNEY AT LAW,
(OSes wett ef eonrthoaie over Qardwtek A
Will practice In Inferior and neerior aoarta
f this eomoeiaweallli
Speefaf atttatioa glyea U cases la beak-
T. P. 3fomn It alts txamlaer. and will
tale depositions eerreedy will be ready ta
niigeaii partial at an timet.
JSSSX I. fOBU, W. X. IVIIXIT.
Hartford, Ky. Owensboro, Ky.
OGLE & SWEENEY
ATTOXXSTS k COCXSS L0K8
HARTF6RB, . KE3TIXCKY
Will practice their urofetiion in .tht
OUio county Circuit Court, and ia tht
Court of Appeals of Kentucky.
OFFICK-Wesl side of Market street
WM. V. GSECSRT. '
(County Judge.) f
ATTORNEY AT LAW,
Preset atteatlea i it,. .itu,r. .
eltJmt. OSes la she eoarthease.
a. p. viz.ru.
s. t. atrxxaxp.
WALKER s nuBRARB,
Special attiatlon gtren to ablalnlagDUaaarj,
JOH3T P. BARRETT,
A TTO RNEY AT LAW,
and Real Qstata Agent,
Prompt .ll.hll. .!.. .V .. ..
claims. Will bny, sell, less., or rent bade or
writ, deeds, mortgages, leasee, ie..and at
tend to listing and paying taxes on lands be
AttwTiej aid tiraisel.rat Law,
AM U. S- CIMMI3SJINER
Will attend la all hnaln... mMi
hit Care in thainiVrlnranJ .nn.n...
of tli Commonwealth.
, It Otic opposite Court Hons aear
th Post Ofic. n40-lx.
IrM. Da. SAnroeo. New Yomu
been la xnj
ana i in
pertnad . d
i6 i. T.ia
tloa to th.
madieal science:" Governor J. Gilt.
Bsoxtxx, Alabama, -.
"I have atsni th. Segn'ator In'my
family for th past seventeen yean.
I eaa tafely recommend It to. the
world at the best aedlela I bav
ever nied fdr that elast of diseases (js
purports to enre." II. 7. Txiorax,
President of City Bank.
"Simmons' Liver Regulator baa
proved a good and efieailoni mtdU
cisfc" C. A. N cmxo, DibhU.
"Wo bav. been acquainted with Cr.
Simmons' Liver Kedioia for mora
than twenty years, and know It to ba , v
th beat Hier Regulator offered to Ik
public" 3i. R. Ltox and JI- I?
Lrox, Bellelontalne, Ga.
Tat Sxxrroxs af liver oomplalat are
uneasiness and pata ia the tld
Sometimes the pala Is Is the s&oalder, .
and la xavixia for vheonatism.
The stomach Is afeoted with, Lota, or
xrrxvivt aad tlcxseai, bowels In gen
eral cot tits, sometimes alienating
Ix. Th. bxad It troubled with pala,
and dull, heavy eentation, eoptlaera
ble Lou or uaxoiT accompanied wittj
palnfal sensation of having Ltrr cx
d.xu tomethlng which ought t bav.
been done. Often complaining ef
weakness, ptaiurr and low spirits.
Sometlmee liar of th above symp
toms attend the disease, aad at other
thnee rery ftw of them, but th. aivau
Is gsatrally th organ meet Involved.
Buy ao Tewdevs or Prepared SIMM9XS
tilVER RSQDLATOR unless in onr engraved
Trapper with Trad Mark. Btamp aad SIgna
ores unbroken. Xont other it genuine.
JT. H. ZTEILIT Sc CO.
MACOW. 0 aad PHILADELPHIA.
11 11 UL.
Bav opened a flrtt-elasa
Beaver Item, Kentucky,
at tht rasidcaos of
JUDGE J. COOPER. -:
Tbey will execute all kind of work ia their
Una on short notice. Call .and sc. them, for
they will trrat you right. Their teimo ara
very itatoiabje. titAi (aa
awa, tarrS1 WtTanHWl.BHtUtH