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VOLUME X.-NUMBER 510.
STANFORD, KY., FRIDAY, JANUARY G, 1882.
NEW SERIES-NUMBER 6.
semi - H
W. P. WALTON, .
T. R. WALTON, -
Editor and Proprietor.
Suiisciuition, 552.50 I'uu Annum,
Invakiahly in Advance
A Rial Romance.
Many years ago tlicro suddenly ap
pearod in Morchesd City, N. C, a
prepossessing youug woman calling
herself Mary Hurt. 8ho obtained
work and soon became a fnvorilo with
her acquaintances. Fifteen years af
ter, when all tho circumstances con
cerning her first appearance had been
forgotten, sho received an offer of
marriago from ono of the well-to-do
residents of the place.
tiho refuted, however, and immedi
ately after her wholo manner changed.
tiho became moody and seemed fond
ufsolitudu. tiho finally purchased a
plot of land in tho mountains, built a
log cabin and lived tlicro ulone. Tho
only hook alio had was tho Ulblo,
which slio knew almost hy heart
This story of her life was published
recently in the Ashevillo Citizen,
The article, was copied by a Vcr
moni paper, and attracted the uotico
ofltubcrl Fletcher, a prominent cili
zcuot that State. Fletcher soon after
visited Asheville, sought the editor of
the Cituen, and, together, they went
to Miis Hurt's houio. The hermit
did not recognizo tho Vcrmontcr, but
sbo toon learned that ho was her old
lover. A mistake had kept them
apart for half a century, but, when
Fletcher left Ashevillo a few days
later, Mary Burt JIowo, lor that was
the hermit's full name, accompanied
him as his wife.
Whcu Miss IIowo aad Fletcher
wero young they were engaged to be
married. Tho young woman fancied
her lover was attached to another
girl, however, and suddenly left her
homo in Maino. Going to Boston
alio shipped as stewardess on a ship
bound for Liverpool. Tho vessel was
wrecked on tho North Carolina coast,
and, after many adventures at sea in
an open boat and among triondly In
dians on land, Miss IIowo found her
way to civilization. Hobert Fletcher
traced his runaway sweetheart to tho
ship on which alio sailed, and, hearing
of tho loss of tho vessel, always
mourned her as dead till the North
Carolina paper gavo him a happy
A teacher, lost Sunday, was telling
a class of boys tho story of Daniel in
tho lions' den, when a freckled boy,
with a scar ou his faco and ono bus
pender, pushed a good-sized quid of
fiuo cut against Ihe roof of his mouth
and remarked :
"How much did he get for it ?"
"Ho received no compensation," 10
marked tho teacher, in toucs which
made clear her great horror.
"A freosho?" inquired the boy,
"It was no show at all," replied tho
teacher, who thought ho was skeptical,
and continued: "don't you believe
Daniel went among tho lions without
"Yes," said the boy; "for I taw
that snap worked nt a circus last
week, but it was no free graft; tho
man gets sevcuty-five a week and ex
Whon tho Christmas presents wero
dealt out this year that boy did not
approhend tho cream cako by a very
largo majority. Puck.
The increasing uso of cold storage
for perishablo food studs, which are
apt to bo scarco nt certain seasons, is
one of the characteristics of tho time.
Lost summer, when fresh eggs were
plentiful and cheap, a gentleman in
Chenango county, N. Y., stored in a
mammoth cooler some 5,000 barrels
of eggs. Now they sell in tho city as
"fresh laid" eggs, at a largo profit.
As the eggs aro removed the coolor is
filled up with ducks and othor fowl to
bo sold next spring. BcieutiGc
A Bishop Denounces Dancing.
In a recent sermon, Bishop Pierce,
of the Methodiit Episcopal Church of
tho South, donounced dancing as tho
silliest and most nonsensical amuse
ment that rational beings, so called,
over eugaged in, He said that it had
its origin in heathenism, being a pas
time of savages; appealing to tho
lower instincts of humanity, and bo
ing the chosen sport of the vilost and
most irubruted of the human race.
The Boston Journal of Commerce
publishes a lot of dyeing recipes; hut
nono of them boat the old way of
fooling with an empty shotguu.
How Vaccine Virus ie Obtained.
A correspondent at Columbia, 0.,
contributes tho following: Tho Doctor
took a razor and began to shavo tho
hair from tho cow's udder. This ho
Ing accomplished in n few minutes, ho
noxt produced n sharp-pointed instru
ment and made about thrco dozen in
cislnns upon tho baro surface of the
udder or bag which holds tho milk.
This being dono, tho parts were thor
oughly sponged dry, after which he
took from a glass tubo a small amount
of queer-looking stuff and npplied to
each incision made, by tho aid of a
tiny picco of ivory, pointed at ono
end. Tlits completed Iho job. It
did not tako long, and in a short timo
tho cow was loosened from her cords,
tho pulleys wero ndjuslcd and tho anl.
mal was placed upright, or in her
original position, as easily as she had
lcon pinioned. By nnd by alio was
driven into n stall, and her head
fastened in such a way that sho could
not get n chance to apply her tongue
to tho part operated upon when tho
" How long will it lie, Doctor, be
fore it will tako 7"
"About soven days. At the end of
that timo wo con get enough pure,
healthy virus to vaccinato thousands
"It is what is known as Bcaugency
virus, from the fact that near the
town of Bcaugency, France, this mat
ter is ' raised ' under the supervision
of the French Government, and is
imported into this country. The
'seed ' which I am using was obtained
from Dr. Murtin, of Boston High
lands, who got it direct from Bcau
" What do you do alter tho soven
days havo elapsed ? "
" Tho cow is again trussed up, and
then wo dip theso liltlo ivory points
into tho matter, a clear watery fluid
which exudes from tho sore, and after
drying them thoroughly, apply tho
virus to pcoplo who como to bo vac
cinated to escape smallpox."
Testing a New Magaiine Gun,
The duplex field magazine gun wa
tried at Governor's Island tho 'other
day, in tho presence of General Han
cock and a number of prominent
ofliccrs and citizens.
The gun consists of two breech
loading rifle barrels placed sido by
side in a brass caso filled with water
to keep them cool. Tho gun is ope
rated by two men, ono to feed and
the other to di-chargo the cartridges,
which is dono by turning a crank.
During the test 200 ordinary United
States- cartridges, -15 caliber, wero
first fired in 25 seconds. Then 100
were fired in 11 seconds, and nt tho
third fire tho barrels wero emptied of
500 cartridges in CS seconds. Tho
gun rotates on a swivel, and can bo
raised or depressed at any angle.
What we Intend to Do. Wra.
K. Batch, the Boston nowspaper man
and detective, nnd for a short timo
editor of tho Philadelphia lrc$s, re
cently heard a lady say: "I wish
somebody would invent h hairpin that
would stay in one's hair." And Mr.
Balch, being of an accommodating
turn, went to work nnd invented such
n contrivance. It is getting so now
that a man can't be a successful oditor
unless he can turn his hand to almost
an) thing, tionio day when wo get
timo, wo shall Invent a pin that wou't
wound n young man's hand when he
puts his arm around a girl's waist to
prevent her from fulling out of a bug
gy or ofi u chair. Norristowu Her
ald. General Sherman, when asked in
Chicago the other day whether ho be
lieved the Atlauta Exposition would
help to reconcile the South with
"other sections," answered, as re
ported by the Inter-Ocean; "It
doesn't make any difTerenco whether
they are rcoonciled or not. Tho
Almighty will tako caro of the coun
try, 1 suppose, and He will seo to
that. If tho people of the South are
not reconciled, I don't see that it can
trouble anybody except themselves.
They will havo to obey tho laws of
tho country just liko tho rest of us,
and I don't understand that their likes
or dislikes aro regarded in the mat
ter." In Affectionate; Hcmumijjunck.
"What shall I get you to remind
you of me while I am away," asked a
fashionablo Austiu young geutlomau
of his intended.
"Do you want to get mo something
that will always make me think of
you, when I look at it?"
"Then buy mo a monkey to play
with." Texas Sidings.
Not Enough Books to Co Around.
There is troublo In Havard College
on account of Iho admission of girl
students, an innovation that was re
cently made. It appears that tho
Collego has a largo library, provided
with "authorities" nnd sofn seals,
where tho students go to refresh their
memories ujwn certain points in their
studies, nnd tho compliment is the
girls will get down some work, of
which tlicro is only ono copy in tho
library, and when n young man comes
in and desires tho samo book ho is
obliged to wait until tho girl gels
through with it, or rlso sit down and
look it over with her.
On a recent occasion a venerable
professor entered tho library nnd was
surprised to seo no less than six girls
with books that young men were do
sirous of perusing, so desirous, in fact,
that tho two wero seated together
eagerly scanning the pages, when the
Tho sight fairly caused tho glass in
his spectacles to bulge out, and it
would lo a mild expression to say he
was shocked. He at once inquired
the cause of the extraordinary desire
for information that hail suddenly
sprung up, and tho young men, after
stanching the flow of blood from
wounds on their bauds, where they
had raked them on pins a few mo
menta before, told him plainly that
tlicro must bo duplicato copies of the
books provided, so that the girL could
have ono and tho young men the
other. Ho said ho would attend to it
the first thing in tho morning, and
then tho old Puritan smiled, as though
he had said something cunning.
Then ho glared around tho room at
tho girls, who, poor things, wero sit
ting with their noses close down to
tho pages of their books, and study
ing as though their hearts would
break. Then ho coughed a couple of
times, vaguely, and had tho decency
to go out.
An Ohio paper says a young lady
who graduated in a calico dress a few
years ago is now married to a railroad
superintendent who has an income of
8500,000 a year. This may bo taken
as tho basis for tho regulation of
graduation dresses hereafter. Had
sho worn alpaca sho might havo done
oven bettor, and caught the general
manager of tho road. On the other
hand, had sho blossomed forth in white
swiss, sbo might havo captured the
president of the concern, with untold
millions; bad sho worn silk, with
point lace and diamonds, sho might
have scooped in the conductor of a
passenger train, and had onyx stair
cases and alabaster walls to her house.
and cut tho wives of ofliccrs on tho
road as society altogether too thin for
her stylo. This thing ought to bo a
lesson to girl graduates, and a warning
to them to patronize their tnilors lib
erally. . m 1
There should bo a law passed pro
hibiting boys from bringing into a
houso where there aro young old maids
these imitation mice with strings
tied to their noses. In a York street
houso a faw days ngo a small boy
pulled ono of tho things out from tho
side of the wall in front of his sister,
who wasn't mora than thirty years
old, and sho fainted right in front of
a young mrn who hud come to tune
her piano. Ho caught her right in
his arms, and it was n long whilo be
fore she restored herself to conrcious
neg4, there being no other grown per
son in the room, ami sho hadn't had a
hug fur yours before thou. Ken
tucky State Journal.
The cost of the Exposition was
8250,000, of wbiclu150,000 in round
figures was put in buildings and im
provements, nnd the balauce paid out
for running expenses, printing, etc.
Tho receipts wero from 8220,000 to
8250,000, of which 8115,000 came
from stock, 815,000 from privileges,
815.000 from entrv fees, 800,000 from
gate receipts and 85,000 frcm miscel
laneous resources. Add to theso re
ceipts whatever tho buildings will
bring, and we will havo about tho to
tal receipts of the International Cot
ton Exposition. Atlanta Constitu
tion. - a m
They havo a story In Ohio of a
man who had read much iu tho pa
pers of the sufferings of the poor
mule from tho brutality of his master
and had been moved to deep pity.
Ono day it happened to him to hear
a mulo bray. lie listened to the un
melodious chant with astonishment
not entirely unmixed with disgust,
aud when the mule closed a prolonged
Wast, tho Ohio man said to him: "I
don't pity your sufferings nearly as
much as I did, uow that I havo hoard
you Btato your griovauco."
Oold and Silrer in 1881.
Iii his annual report just itrucd the
Director of tho U. S. Mint estimates
tho world's production of gold for tho
calendar year 1880 at 8107,000,000,
and nf silver at 887,500,000. Tho
consumption of tho world in orna
mentation, manufactures and tho arts
Is estimated at 875,000,000 of gold
and 835,000,000 of silver. Tho esti
mated circulation of the principal
countries of tho world is estimated at:
Gold, 83,221,000,000; full legal fen
der silver, 82,115,000,000; limited
tender, 8123,000,000 total specio,
85,759,000,000; paper, 83,0-14,000,.
000, making the total circulation, in
cluding the amount held in Govern
ment treasuries, banks, and in active
Tiio production of gold nnd silver
in tho United States during the past
fi-cal year is put down as gold,
830,500,000, and of silver, at its coin
ing value, 812,100,000 a total of
878.000,000. Manufacturers of jew
elry nnd other articles nnd materinls
of gold and silver reported a con
sumption of over 810,000.000 in gold,
and nearly 83.500,000 in silver. The
Assay Office at New York delivered
to the manufacturers, during tho
year, 85.700,000 of gold in bars, and
85.100,000 in silver. Taken together,
they appear to indicate a cousump
tion of at least 811,000,000 iu gold
and 8G.000.000 in silver. The Di
rector estimates that tho special cir
culation in tho United States at the
close of tho fiscal year amounted to
8 140,000,000 in gold and 8171,500,000
On the first of November, 1881,
the amount of specie, including bul
lion, in the mints and assay offices,
availablo for and awaiting coinage,
was 85G3,000,000 of gold and $186,
000,000 of silver a total of $749,
000,000. m a
The Montreal Star says that girls
who want husbands should take this
picoe of advice. Do not be too fond
of promenading the business streets at
all hours of the day. That is, do not
make a regular thing of it. Do not
go about so that people will know for
certain that you will be " down town "
when you have no business, and do
not let the impression go abroad that
you go on the beat as regularly as
clockwork. It does not look well. It
appears as if you preferred to bo on
the hunt, rather than improving
your mind, or darning your stock
ings. It looks as if being gazed at
was your highest ambition, and seeing
men stare at you more in harmony
with your tastes than making your
home happy, and your surroundings
cosy and comfortable.
"Merry Christmas, mother!" cheer
fully exclaimed little Charlie Miggs,
as he bounded into his parent's pres
ence, with a faco beaming like a new
brass kettle. "O, don't merry Christ
mas me!" growled the old lady; "yes
terday afternoon there were six mince
pies upon tho top shelf in tho pantry.
This morning there are only five,
"Now, where is that other pie?"
"Mother," solemnly answered the
boy, "as true as I hvo, I don't know,
but brother Bill has been rolling
round in bed all night, sick enoughio
die. Brooklyn Eagle.
Patent Diokstion. The reason
that buttermilk is so very healthy is
said to be because it is half digested
iu churning. limb ought likewise to
be healthy, because it is halt chewed
in the chopping. Wo will yet have
machines to both chew and digest our
food, so that dyspeptic stomachs will
have nothing to do. We aro intro
ducing tho food into body at all stages
of its assimilntion, and it locks as if
teeth, touguo, mouth, stomach and
most of tho intestines would bo super
seded, liko old-fashioned machinery.
Ono afternoon n stranger, observ
ing a stream of people entering a
church, approached a man of gloomy
aspect who was staudiug near the en
trance, and asked: "Is this a funeral?1
"Funorall no," was the sepulchral
answer; "it's a wedding." "Excuse
me," added tho stranger, "but
thought from your looks that you
might be u hired mourner." "No,"
returned tho man, with a weary, far
off look in his eyes, "I'm a son-in-law
of the bride's mother." Brooklyn
Cattle undergoing a fattening pro
cess, as well as thoso kept for the
production of milk, should enjoy tho
greatest possible amount of rest. All
violent exercise must be guarded
against, ai it greatly increases the do-
composition of fat.
OUR NEW YEAR'S TAPFT,
Chen bf the State Press.
The iNTEition Journal, Stanford,
is now published as a semi-weekly,
and is as bright and newsy as ever.
Mr. Walton is full of energy nnd we
congratulate him upon the success
that attends his efforts. Lebanon
Tho Stanford Intcmor .Touknal
has been changed from a weekly to a
somi-weokly. It is ono of the very
best papers in Kentucky, edited and
published by men of brains, push and
energy. May tho semi-weekly soon
grow into a dally. Madisonvillo
The Electric Telegraph.
" Who was the inventor of the
electric telegraph ?" asks the approved
school book. " Morse," glibly replies
the boy. Yet tho boy and his book
are wrong. Morse invented tho char
acters now in use, and nothing moro
than this. The inventor was Dr.
Whcatstone, but his original inven
tion did not apply to long distances.
Prof. Henry improved ou Wheat-
stone, and we are indebted to these
two for the telegraphy of to-day.
Fiiom a Small Beginning. Al
most thirty years ago two youths at
Granville Corners, Mass., made a
drum in a fanner's kitchen, using a
board found in the barn, steaming it
with a tea kettle, and taking hogs'
bladders for the heads. They next
week made a dozen drums fur sale.
Since then they have made about 80,
000 drums, and now employ seventy
"Ah, dearest," sighed the young
man at the feet of his ownest own,
"dost thou know what of all outward
things is nearest my heart?" "Real
ly, I can't say," she replied, "but if
you have any regard for your health
in this changeable weather, I should
think it was a fhnnel shirt." She
was too practical, and it broke the en
gagement. Steubenville Herald.
The sea cucumber, ono of the curious
jelly bodies that inhabit the ocean,
can practically efface himself when in-
danger by squeezing the water out of
his body and forcing himself into a
narrow crack so narrow as not to be
visible to tho naked eye. Ho can
throw out nearly the whole of his in
side, and yet live and grow it again.
A New York young man has pre
sented his is-to-be brido with an utter
ly utter girdle. It is a snake of pli
able gold, enameled in green, and
having emerald eyes. Two curled
needles in tho snake's mouth represent
fangs. The needle i were put thero
by request, and the young man is
suspected of a sinister design.
" Why do we commence dinner
with soup ?" asks a medical journal.
Because tho landlady sends it Ihe first
thing, and there's no show for the
meats until the soup is gouo. That's
Ihe explanation of the mystery at our
house; we don't know how you're
Grass grown on manured land
gives a more nutritive fodder, richer,
especially in albuminoids, than that
grown ou unmanured or poorly man
ured land. The difference is some
times as great as ten per cent.
. m a
Long wearing of high beoled boots
will reduce a handsome calf to shrun
ken proportions. We mean, of course
the calf of a human leg, aud the re
mark applies lo both sexes.
The Emperor William and the
King of Saxony went out hunting to
gether the other day, the former kill
ing thirty-nine deer aud wild boars,
and the latter thirty-five.
No matter how religious you may
be, thirty minutes with a jumping
toothache will oause you to use lan
guage which shows that there is plenty
of room for improvement.
Samton was a strong man, undoubtedly-,
but he was a mere boy to
the auctioneer who, at the sale ot a
menagerie the other day, " knocked
down " an elephant.
It is impossible to make people un
derstand their ignorance, for it re
quires knowledge to perceive il; and
thereluro he that can perceive it hath
- a m a
(JuiLTYorWiumo. Some people hire
a faahton of confuting excellent remedies
with the Urge mea of "patent medicine,"
and in tlita thej aro guilty of a wrong.
There are aome dvtrtfied remtdtes full
worth ill thit ia salted for them, and on
at lat we know of Hop Dittert. The
writer baa hid occalon to uib the Hitters
In juat audi a climate we bate moat of
lliejurln Utj City, and hia nlwsj
found ihtut to be firat-cUaa and reliable,
doing all tint it cliliaid for them. Tribune.
FALL Ai HI OF 1881.
Notice to the People of Stanford and Vicinity.
I IIAVEJL'STllECEIVCn JlNnnpP.MPn
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It hia lxn alrctI with cart, ami eotnririm the tat In the ratrWt. You will And TtrTtblog that
Brit-cll Merchant Tailor ought to hit. To l lock eomprlaM
C'IoIIih, CiiHHliiirroM, IHiiKmuilK inula Largo NcIcciIoh of Wern
(1n from Ihe Iicut AIuiiiiriictorlcM or France and KnxlRHfl.
LAST HUT NOT LEAST, A SPLENDID MNEOFTMMMIND8.
CuttinK and Repairing Neatly and Promntlv Done.
Thankful for put hfon, 1 hope, bf atrltt attention
F. STUKENBORG & BRO.,
Parlor Suits, &c.
Noh. U ami 11 EiiHt Pearl Street,
YOU WILL SAVE 10 TO IS FEB. CENT. ON A
bill of gawlaatour limine.
French Dressing Case Sets,
Marble Top with Large Glass,
Atfl.r), $50, $G0, $75 & Upwards.
Bureau Sets, 820, 825, 830 and up.
Parlor Suits, Seven Pieces,
Either in Hair, Cloth or Terry,
At 830, 835, 840, 850 & Upwards.
Visitors to onr city are respectful
ly invited to call and see onr stock
of goods, whetherthey wish to pur
chase or not
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be returned at our expense. We solicit correspondence with persons desir
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