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Tnesday Morning, January 31, 1882
W. P. WALTON,
Ah might Imvo boon tuppotcri, the
Antl-frcopass hill was killed by a de
cided mnjnrity in the Kentucky Leg
islature. Tlicro is nothing that the
liltlo legislator thinks mora of (hnn
his railrond pass. It is anew thing
to him, this riding on tho cars free,
and ho shows his piece- of p.isto board
to the conductor with tho air of a
man, who feels liko ho owns tho whole
concern. Ho does not teem to realize
whenever ho pulls ono out that ho is
producing ovidenco against himself,
that ho has accepted a bribe, nltho'
every honest man must regard it in
that light.' Railroad companies nro
liko all other corporations, soulless,
and never bestow a favor except fur a
purpose, or valuahlo consideration.
They nro exceedingly charry of such
favors, and tho legislator, who imag
ine he is a matter of personal consid
eration, is both a fool and a knave. Wo
would liko to eco him try to get a pass
after his term of official acrvico is
ovci. He would Gnd out then how
much personal consideration a rail
road company has for him. No, up
right lawmaker, you may endeavor to
quiet your qualms of conscience by
pretending to think otherwise, but
when you accept n pass, for which
you can furnish no consideration but
favorable legislation, you accept a
bribe, which, petty though it bo, has
from timo whereof tho memory of
man runneth not to tho contrary, had
tho effect intended by tho railroads.
Thosolittlo passes always secure favor
nblo legislation. Thoy allow unjust
discrimination against localities. They
furnish reason why tho freight on n
car load of coal from Pino Hill to
this place, 30 miles, is more than it is
to Louisville, 130 miles. Thoy ao
count for tho fact that freight from
Cincinnati or Louisville, here, is
thrco or four times as much as it is
from New York to either of those
points. A scrupulously honest
.lawmaker will not accept ono of
these little bribes, and until wo can
elect men to tho Legislature, who
would scorn such an attempt, the poo
plo have hut small show when rail
roads coma up for consideration. It
may bo urged that editors, who are
supposed to get every thing, including
their railroad fares, without money
and .without price, are the last men
to attempt to bring about tho reform,
bo' greatly desired, but it is an erro
neous idea to eupposo that newspaper
men get free passes. The passes that
they get nro far from free. Tho ad
vertisement necessary to secure such
passe, i3 in our case nt least, worth
at our regular rates, many times more
than the use of them is over worth to
us, lor we rarely over have timo to
uso" them, besides, wo would much
prefer buying our tickets if the rail
roads would pay in money for tho
space they use. Wo make these
statements to correct a mistaken idea
and to show tbut wo do not do what
we condemn in others. To their
credit be it said, there aro a fow of
tho members of our Legislature who
returned the passes tent to them.
They deservo honorable mention, and
if we had their names wo would pub
lish them that tho world may know
there aro a few really honest men left.
Tub Kov. Leftwlch, of Tennessee,
has got himself in trouble ngain. Last
year he mado an indecent attack in
his pulpit on Miss tiulia Hunt, as
pure a lady as ever Uod tho stago,
for which ho would have been punish
ished, both by her big husband and
tho leading man of the troupo, but
for a subsequent apology. A fow
days ngo n htlle boy whilo stealing a
ride on n train at Nashville, loll and
broko his arm. Tho following Sun
day, tho Ilev. Lcftwich took tho ac
cident as the subject of his text, and
held up tho little boy as a modern
young devil and scorpl It into his
mother for raising such a child. Thoso
who heard tho remarks say they were
almost slanderous in their naturo, and
now the mother and an older son is
looking for tho preacher with a cow
hide. Ict us hope that they will find
him. A well administered dose of
that kind of medicine, would evident
ly have a good effect on tho clerical
We were led by an item in a Re
publican paper to do Lt. Qov. Can
trill a great injustice in our issuo of
tho 27th, which we hasten to correct.
We have siuco learned from excellent
authority that Gov. Cautrill was not
Salyers counsel as charged, that he
did not ask that ho bo pardoned, and
that ho has mado it an invariable rule
nover to request tho pardon of any
body, feeling that it would bo a breach
of official propriety. Wo regrot that
wo did not reflect that Republican pa
pers nro always ready to defamo Dera
ocratic official, but taking tho matter
for granted, wo felt so outraged that
notwithstanding wo claim to be a good
friend of Gov. Cantrill, wo could
not suppress au expression of disgust.
Gatii has been nosinc around
The Sensto bill Incorporating the
LouIstIIU and Southeastern It, U, which
I to be built from LouUtIII to a point
between N'lcholMvIlle and Danville on tha
Southern It. It., hi panned the Home. If
built. It I claimed that It will !x the
shortest line belwtsn the Northwest and
Southeast. The charter proThle thai no
County or City shall ho ked to aid In
Judge lUnotnrd baa offered the fol
lowing bill: To amend the rharler of the
TnrnernTille, McKlnne and Coflty'a Mill
Turnpike; to charier the Itoone'a School
lioii and Stringy Turnpike Co , In Lin
coln county; to amend the charter of the
IIu'tonTllle and IlradforilsTllle Turnpike,
and to empower the Trustees of the Stan
ford Male and Female Seminary to fell a
part of the Seminary lot.
NOTES OF CURRENT EVENTS.
Washington, and writes to
quirer that thero is uo show whatever
fur a new trial for Guitcau, but that
he will be septcuced during tho latter
part of this week to bo hung on Fri
day, June 23d, 1882, a year, lackiug
a week from the time he killed tho
President. He will not appear before
the Court in banc during the argu
ment for a new trial, and unless it is
grunted him, he has made his last
public appearance until tho fatal day.
Guitcau continues to wear a bold
front, and talks hopeful, but the jail
attendants say he is greatly depressed
and has lost to a great degree his hog
A WiUTEH in the Louisvillo Com
mercial asks Col. Wolford to head the
so-called independent movement and
run for Clerk of the Court of Ap
peals any way. We do not suppose
tho individual knows the character of i
the man he addresses. Col. Wolford
is a Democrat from principal, a man
of honor and ono who would scorn the
idea of taking a part in a Conven
tion and then violate the obligation
imposed on every gentleman compos
One of the many incxplainable
doings of the Legislature, is the con
stant putting off of tho election of
Public Printer. Col. Major is the
tegular caucus nominco, and there
will bo little more to do than to de
clare him elected, which would take
less lime than those ever recurring
motions to postpone.
Virginia baa a member In the Legit
lature 89 years old. We hope he la not a
Strawberries aro plentiful in the Jack
sontille, Fla, market, ami large shipments
are being made North.
Mrs. Scorllle indignantly denies that
her huaband la about to apply for a dlrorce
on the ground of insanity.
Arthur breakfast nt 10 a. m , dine
at 7:30 r. M., and goea to bed at about 3 A.
M, ao saja a Washington Jenkins.
The expense, to the country of the as
aanlnatlonof the President and the trial
of the assassin is estimated at $2)0,000.
J. C. Ilodcmer, a contractor on the
Knoxvillc Ettcnslon, was Injured about
the no'c and mouth by n falling nick
from n blast.
M. A. Mooro, proprietor of the hotel
at Williamsburg, Whitley county, shot
and killed Hannibal Km; who was mak
ing at him with a drawn knife.
U. J. Burgees, a contractor on the
Knnxville Extension, drew hia estimate
the other day and departed for parts un
known, leaving numerous creditors in the
The four proper counties of Pulaski,
Whitley, Warne and Rusaell, draw $25,.
8IG01 more money than they pay into
the Treasury. Pulaski heads the list with
Raleigh, N. C. and New Orleans, La.,
each had a hanging matinee Friday. At
the former place, John Morris paid the
penalty for murder, and at the, latter, Au
gust D-itIs, fur rape.
The agony of the office seekers of Cin
cinnati is over' Wm. C. Taft will bo Col
lector of Internal Revenue, Leopold Mart
brcit Amiitant U. S. Treasurer, and S. A
The investigation of Governor Church
ill, of Arkana, is still in progress. One
report is that the deficit ia $75,000, but
the governor' friends say it ia not over
twenty-five thousand dollars.
When the news ol the Guileau verdict
was announced In a Detroit theatre, one
man failed to join in the applause, In
fact, he went so far as to his, when a mob
set upon him him and nearly killed him.
The Smlh Ktntuellan, although having
declared in favor of T. Lovely Jonei for
Governor, has changed its mind since Mr.
Jones' section refused to give aid or com
fort to any candidate of the southwestern
part of the State.
The postoffice appropriation bill has
been reported to the house It appropri
ates $43,039,300, being $22,600 leas than
the amount asked for by the estimates,
and $2,031,803 in excecs of the amount
appropriated for the current year.
The husband of Christine Xilsaon, the
sweet songstress, has gone crazy over the
belief that he had lost all his property.
This was exceedingly foolish, since ho
could iMve discounted every note that es
caped from the throat of hia wife at $5 or
Gr R .A-IN" ID OFEOSrilSrO-
ONE-PRICE CLOTHING HOUSE,
Main Street, Stanford, Ky., formerly occupied by McRoberts & Stagg,
ON SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 4, 1882,
jAJSt ElNTTIIR.IEll'Sr TXT3E3"W ST7O03E5L OJP
Jffleaf,s strati Bays lathings Wwsv&sMns C?ocIj Hats,
BOOTS, SDEK333S. cfoo.,
Bought for Spot Cash, at an Immense Reduction, and I offer the same at pri
ces which cannot fail to convince the public that
Ever offered in this of any other, town. This is no bankrupt sale to run off
cheap goods. I come to stay and build up a trade by treating every one po
litely and dealing fairly and squarely with all. No misrepresentation. Every
article as represented and satisfaction guaranteed. All I ask is a fair trial.
IlavcJiiNt received ami will Keep constantly on hand a frenli
line of llic eholeent
I. O. STOR.33.
J. R.WARREN & SON
Oo lu the 1'uKt Olllcc Store for .Staple ami Fancy
All of which they will
Soil at tho Very Lowest Possible Margin.
They nro iiIho ngciitH fur Ihc wile of Mallliigly'rt superior
ngciitH fur Ihc wile of Mallliigly'rt
Woolen Goods ami YariiH.
Tinware, Ol jinn ware,
xjEmm&M.m twee mm
TIiIhXcw Mill, containing the latent ami
Maiionc's eon, Butler is finding
out by degrees, that ho is not quite so
big a mau us his father. Ho draws
hia pay as Clerk of his father's Com
mittee in tho Senate, and spend that,
and more too, running with gamblers
and fist women. He has frequently
been looked up in Washington station
houses, and tho other night a hack
man, whoso vehicle he had used nnd
then refused to pay, not only put a
beautiful head on him, but took his
hat and diamond pin, leaving him to
go home minus both. Ho threatened
to have tho jeliu arrested, but ho de
fied him to take tho matter to the
Tiik Apportionment Bill agreed on
by tho Census Committee, provides
that after the 3d of March, 1883, tho
House of Itepiesentatives shall con
sist of 320 membera. Should that
number bo adopted, Arkansas will
gain ono member, California oue,
Florida will loso one, Kentucky,
Georgia, Mississippi, Missouri, North
Caroliua, South Carohua, Virginia
and West Virginia, gain ono each,
and Texas four. The Northern States
will gain 18 und loso -1.
The Court in Bauo, so often refer-
"t red to in the Uuiteau trial, is an of.
;, ficial luectiug of four Judges of the
Common Law Court, who sit to de
termine law jwints. Tho word banc
is French, and meaus simply a bouch.
TiiEKK are fourteen counts in Sou
villous amplication, for n now trial, but
it is not thought that any of them will
count for much.
It is taid that the present Congress
will repeal the tax on bank checks
itnd matches. There is neither reason
nor justice in such a tax, and it ought
to have been repealed years ago.
Tiik Louisvillo Post says that Col.
Rochester seems to bo the only mem
ber of the R. It. Commission possess
ing ordinary capacity. This is pretty
eevcro ou the boys.
A bill to legalize wire fences U before
A bill to allow Jailers the right to
appoint ileiullex, pissed the Senate.
T lie House passed a bill exempting
the jury in the Ilargis case from further
service in that line for 12 years.
The Whipping Post bill has been
made the order of the day for next Thurs
day, to continue from day to day until
The House rery properly sat down on
a bill to create the county of Blackburn
out of Clay, Laurel and Jackson. There
are far too many pauper counties now.
A bill to punish wife beating by
atrlpes laid on the bare back was discussed
In the House the other day, but of course
the fine gentlemen could not agree tore
turn to ao barbarous a relic of punishment.
A bill has been introduced In the
House to abolish Cummonveallh'i Attor
ney's fee, and instead, pay llioie oflicera a
aalary or $2,-100. It I greatly to the In.
teres! of law and order that this bill be
killed at once.
Mr. I'herlco has presented a bill for
the benefit of Harrison Itay, Assessor, of
uarrard,and another to autborlie a defin
ed portion of that county to subscribe to
the capital stock of the 1'oor Itldge and
Sugar Creel: Turnpike.
The CWi'cr Journal' Frankfort cor
respondent kits: I-afe of absence waa
obtained for Senator lllaine, of Liucoln,
for a abort Tlall Inline. He proposes to be
lu his aval agaliwMunday, thus losing on
day It is due to Mr. lllaine to Ray that
he lias not lost a single hour from his seat
un to this time since the first day of the
aesalon, having voted UK) every call of
me yeas ami nays.
The many friends of Dr. 8. I. Craig In
Danville will regret to hear of bis misfor
tune on Saturday night. Dr. Cri-ig waa a
medical student in Danville for several
years, and his friends and admirers here
bopo lo heir of his speedy recovery.
Faint whispers of a number of spring
weddings, to take place in aid about
Danville are already heard, but Is loo
soon to more than whisper about-them; in
due time the readers of the Interior
Jouiikai. shall hear of them with full particulars.
About the only thing that has occur
red recently to disturb the even lenor of
veiy proper" Danville, waa the myster
ious ioisoning of the family of Mr. Henrr
Olmsted on Thursday night laat. The
family consisting of Mr. Olmsted, his wife,
two children and Mrs. Hall, Mrs. Olmsted's
mother, took snpper at the usual hour,
and were taken violently ill, and when Dr.
Cowan, who waa called in arrived, all
were speechless. The Dr. discovered mark
ed symptoms of mineral poison and ap
plied the usual remedies, and at this time
all are out of danger; although Mrs. Ball,
who is an elderly lady, Is still quite feeble.
No well-founded suspicion attaches to any
one, and how the poison was introduced
into what the family ate for aupper Is yet
Over two years ago the citizens of
Danville contributed money and real es
tate amounting to $12,000 to the Cincin
nati SouthernRailway,on condition that the
machine shops for this division be located
here. The scheme was opposed by a con
siderable number of antedeluvians who
feared that somehow or other tie presence
of said machine shops, and the large num
ber of mechanics necessarily employed
therein, might have a baneful Influence
on our pet darlings Centre College and the
Theological Seminary, Hut they have
been needlessly alarmed, for two years and
more have passed, and there are no signs
of machine shop nor of mechanics.
gentleman, who from the (list took much
Interest In the matter, recently wrote to
the railroad authorities at Cincinnati, and
asked them what they proposed to do. In
duo time the answer came, but it waa de
lightfully non-committal. The Trustees
aald that Danville was a fine point for
machine ahops or anything else; that they
intended to do what was right, Ac., but
what they proponed to do, and when, they
did not Indicate with potltlve clearness.
MOST IMPROVED MACHINERY
Fur luauufacturliij; incal and Hour, Ih now In full operation,
lie will Kfiiul for ciiHtomerH, Tor the nrcMciit, on TncMlay, Wed
nesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday of eaeh ueeh, and on
Court-Days and all other public days. We solicit a liberal share
of patronage and will endeavor to give entire sat Ufaollon.
Flour, Meal, Corn, Bran, ShipstufF, &c.,
Always on hand and for sale. Highest cash price paid Tor Corn.
Wheal, Ac. Orders left nt Mill promptly attended to.
MATTINQLY, McALISTEK & CO.
t QUEENSWARE, W00DENWARE.&C.
We laid in, before the late rite in same, a large and
Complete Assortment of Canned Goods,
Invito the attention of the people to their new Fall stock of
Such as Corn. Tomatoos, Pons, Boaus. Poachos, Foars.
Raspborrio8, Strawborrloa, &c.
We lute on tiinJ, also, a tlurk el-
Coal Buckets, Kitchen Sets, Shoveis,
Produce of all kinds taken in exchange for Goods at the
highest markot prico.
TRUNKS AND VALISES.
They call especial attention to their stock of
Alio to their stock of Cltohing, Boots and Shoes, whloh have bsen selected
with care, and they feel confident that
They are able to Show the Nicest
and the Best Line
Of these goods ever exhibited in Stanford.
W. m, 9IGHEHB
iff j vrjjj rf
rST3LllllsWKlLIIILIH jLHksaaaaal V
-lias a big lot of-
The Original and Only
With Moping I.andMlde.
"OESTTSZ JK. JR. E3
II K HUltr. AND
GET THE GENUINE.
None claim to have
Thelr only aim Is lo make as
Kood n one. Ileware ol nil
such InillalloiiN. Nee that
Oliver' name Is en tho
beam, as none oilier are
J. II. IIOGICEIt
Is a nod Mala fur AMhSiOlt, tuLJctl lo aor
scllou of lbs Dtinocmcjr.
Finest Farm in Lincoln do.
Lincoln Circuit Cuurl. Natloual lliuk of HU.
fori!, Ac. rs luso Kbtllijr, Jr.,.tc. lu liully.
Puruut tiisjudiumit rmJtrrU lit this isuw, at
ILeOtloUr itriu, ISil.ol Hi 1 Incolu Circuit,
Ik umUnlgued Couiiululouer will,
ON MONDAY, FKII. , 18SS,
Counljr Courl dajfi Ulwrcu Ilia boursof II A.u.
sud y. u , Lfur Ilia Ijurt-llouw door In Htau
ford, Kr , trll lu (lie tilgtin,! ind Ixit bidder,
"Arcsdls," Iks l'sru of Col. luso Hlitluy, Jr..
About Flvo Hundred Aoros
Offertllmxl splendidly luhron-d ,nd, sllusls
In Lincoln touoljr, near Ilia Juuillon ul Dm I.. 4
N. slid C 8. IUIIwsib. 1 Lis la una of Ilia Du..l
farms lu Central Krulutsjr. Tb (alt la mads lo
wiuijr a juuguieoiiii uvoroi ms jtaiioual llauk
R0BT. S. LYTLE
succjUnsoh to tr ATiiNTj:it aft rirxrE,
ofbUuford, whlcb. inUclinl. Jntmtt itul c-ovts.
f VI MIJ IU IUIU Ol
liUuieiiU. toud required wllli a,iruvJ ucurl
uui lit tH.dtitMl.
Tittii. CrHiltoffl ui it mouthf, e-iuil lu-
will grttftU ou dijr
Uiruf sUlllK tlttValiiD
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v iMuiuiiuiuucri auui uailUK mtit ui juuifuicuil,
tft Usuii, Q l-tr itut. from dijr
sjaiiutijr 10, mi.
af 1 IsV a a M i at
Having" bought the McAlister interest in the above
named firm at a considerable discount, I am thereby en
abled to offer great inducements in prices on Dry Goods,
Boots, Shoes, &c. Call and see what you can do before
you buy. With thanks to my friends for past favors, I
hope to solicit a liberal share of the same in the future.