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Col. Wm. P.
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Stanford, Ky., May $, 1889
W. P. WALTON,
The centennial celebration at
York of the inauguration of George
Washington there on April :10th, 1780,
waa the most imposing over .seen in this
great country of 03,000,000 inhabitants.
Tho streets were decorated with
of (lowers and bunting and tho
city was in holiday attire. Hon.
Cliauncev M. Depew was the orator of
tho occasion nnd did the spread eaglo
business, while Harrison was let oil with
a five-minute address, winch wan both
pointed nnd sensible The procession
numbered 00,000 and tlie jam was
more than a million of visitors
the city. Kentucky was represented
liv finv. (en. John It Castle-
Vernon home, 100 years ago. Harrison
and ids party in the finest train of
Tiik Governor of North Carolina and
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but if the tiaditional suggestion was
made it is not recorded. In fact thcne
governors got no further mention than
tho lia re assertion that they wore tiiere.
Only the chief magistrates of Virginia,
Kentucky and Georgia
been accorded special
were ail gallant confederate chieftains,
n'luici lit titil la flfllt k.11 r A Wfi1 '
IIUDU IMWIM III t HI ia wj oii r4ij,t , ,
bv their devotion to country and liome1
in times of peace.
Walton was grand mar-A.
H. parade at tho New
York Centennial, but it was not tho editor
of this paper, who hastens to make
this statement. for fear somebody will
think he has been traveling under false
At tho Contentful banquet In the
Metropolitan Opera House, New York,
o tnbles,woro arranged In double horse-
bIioh fashion wltli 11 seating capacity for
800. Nearly 8,000 wine glasses glittered
nt intervals along the nrniy of tables,
and L'lH) waiters as well drilled as so
mnny soldiers, stood ready to respond to
the slightest wink of tho diners. Kueli
course, as to tho time of service,!
was regulated by electricity, tluw avoid- j
v Jnjr the custom prevalent m. pumic iii
'states of America," Pro-idem Harrison;
"The Senate." John V. Daniel, of Vir
ginia; "The Presidency," by the man
man, Gen. S. K. Hill, Col. E. Polk John-1 who stole it, or rather received stolen
.. i inn ... u.,iu ,..iww ..,.. I pmpertv, alias II. B. Hayes; "The Judi-
hearts; "Our Annv ami
:mco was most creditable to the State.
iVnAliliiirt.ni six davsin his iiirriuin' X,,v-V ' Sherman; "Our Schoolsaud
tl II ! .. r II
tnr..n,.. KlixiiluMi. X. .1.. from his Mi. .ww. fr.iii.'in uarvar.i.i
and "Our Literature," be lumes
Tiik Louisville Times has lounded out
the first live years of a successful and
honorable existence. F.tnmett Igau
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tno ropuuiican aumiuisiraiion couiu not
awe or browbeat. !
They have accordingly con
tested the will and will demonstrate that
i while man proposes tho court
Jamks B. MAiim.of Darren, candidate I""'1 liwyers walk off with the
for Clerk of the Court of Appeals, le-1
sides being admirably equipped for tho ! Wiie.v Washington was inaugurated
oince, nas uie nappy lacimy oi t,L.re were on!y 10 h,.juli,,L,,i
bering faces and names, and nearly al-, ow tlcri. ..... :ls ...... faiir to ,..,
ways scores a point l.y refilling some tc,j as g00 t,K, TOn,tJlutj0llui
with Ids introduction
mcnts are complied with. Tnless we
to a gentleman, lie is;, very polished capture Canada and Mexico, or cut up
man and would Till the nftl v mostiiccopt , tho into
nw,r m.my 8IIiner Stfflte8 t,1(J
"y r: ' next years will see no gro.it increase
The latest "Big li" is Bradley, God-1 of star' 011 our spangled banner.
frey Hunter nnd Burchett and they have
uemanueu tnai u.m uoiuersuaii ue Mir-i
veyor of the Port of Louisville. In tho
meanwhile Col. J. K. Faulkner, who fits
the jdaco like paper on tho wall, is at
Washington, determined to show tho big
trio that he is sotu'iwh it f a man himself,
and it's dollars to cents he'll get
It is said that the rulings o the pension
commissioner, Tanner, have doubled
the applications for pensions and that
the Hood of fraudulent claims is seriously
interferring with those that are valid.
The country will wish before many days
that Tanner's head had gone with his legs
during tho war.
Acteh the examination of 120 persons,
not a single juror was obtained in tho
trial of Latimer for tho murder of his
mother, at Jackson, Michigan. A brute
guilty of such an offense doesn't deserve
a trial and it is strange that time is being
wasted upon him, when rope is so plentiful.
Gen. Giiekly announces that hereafter
ho will, when practicable, make a
general prediction showing tho condition
of the weather two or three days in
Considering tho recent failures
to predict correctly for 24 hours, there is
a rashness about this decision that is absolutely
I hie lonowing is important it true, but i
j as it appears in the Cincinnati Commer-,
I we do not vouch for it:
j "General Clinton B. Fisk, late candidate
for President on tho Prohibition ticket,
i lias reached the conclusion that political j
j prohibition is a stumbling block to tern- j
peranco reform and lie is again a
er and other streams. If Craddock gets
his share of the brain food, which we
fear he does not, he may bo able to furnish
quite a decent little poem for tho
delectation of tho Press Association.
Uncle Hen Hawuhon complains that
our wood cut of him was diabolical. We
will leave it to anybody who knows him
if tho "pietur" is not true to life. The
Frankfort Cipit.il says it is a very good
likeuessand our Undo Benjamin doesn't
want to dispute with our bold soldier
Unless Hilly O'Hradley has a pass, ho
will spend nil tho money ho makes from
his "large and lucrative law practice,"
which lie could not givo up to go to
in railroad faro to Washington. He
is keeping the railroad track to that city
hot, having gone there again this week.
The civil service law now applies to
the railway mail service and hereafter
appointments must bo made for merit
nnd not for political purposes. There
aro 5,00 positions of this character, of
which 2,500 have been filled by republicans
in the last two months.
A ivviit of the centennial programme
was an hour's "w6t8hip" in St. Paul's
church, where Washington sought di
vine guidance on tho morning he was inaugurated.
Han icon occupied the same
pew that his illustrious predecessor did
a hundred years before. Tho country
has made rapid strides in every braneh
of commercial and mechanical progress,
but the sight of the little man was proof
conclusive that it has progressed backwards
in tho character of men out of
ners of serving u portion of the diners which it make presidents,
with light wines while the bnlancedrank
champagne. The expense of the dinner
is said to have been $W,000, the wine
alone causing an expenditure of nearly
$10,000. Gov. Hill miido the welcoming
address and our own illustrious Grover
Cleveland responded to the toast "Our
People" in a few characteristic and eloquent
remarks. The other 11 toasts
were as follows: "The State," Gov.
Fitzhtigh Ih; "The Constitution."
Chief Justin Fuller: "The United
The Times says that "dov. Huckner's
white head and Col. Polk Johnson'sbald
head were the observed of all observers
in New York Tuesday." They are mighty
line heads and Kentucky is not at all
ashamed for tlieni to be displayed anywhere.
M.ssciirsi:ns high license law
throws 3,300 bar-keepers out of jobs and
the proprietors sillier a loss of $3,000,-000
in fixtures and income. It is very
sad, but we shall save our tears for deeper
LANCASTER, GARRARD COUNTY,
The republicans of Paint I.ick are
very mad over the recent postolllce
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About the onlv indication that we
acecars ever run made the trip 111 exact-1 T(1J. U,WHWH. ,, im. i,uh1iik Or- have had of spring is tho abundant sup
ly six hours, and then in order to follow of chickens furnished
ton. WM w., ,nw just because it ply spring by our
B8 near iw wssii.le till' couweoi ,,,,,. ... , , , eood hostess. M rs. Holmes, at Miller's
er of his country, the party took steam
ships for Now York, with hundreds of
vessels acting as sonrt. A centennial
ball was given at which the chief feature
was an ovation to Mrs. Cleveland,
who received more attention than Mrs.
Harrison, notwithstanding that lady is
now the first of the- laud. His
K. B. Hayes, was present at the
celebration, but ho would have been but- j
ter occupied had he remained in Ohio ;
and attended to his poultry. It was i
enough to bring back the blush of sljame
to every patriotic man to recall by his
presence that this impostor hud filled the
place, or rather held it, that Washington
dignified. Should the country progress j
at the same rate for the noxt 100 years
as it has in the last, there is no limit to .
our nosMbilitics, ami when the second
I very petty spirit nnd exhibit n spite tiiat ! Hotel. How the drummers do smile
they ought to be above displaying. If a , '"and them (maulers too."
man does not think lie gets his money's TJio Centennial was not celebrated
j worth by advertising with us wo would ' I'" oxcejit by some of our young ladies
not have him make the outlay. Of )' gentlemen, who enjoyed a rainynay
course we feel better towards a patron i ph'iiic. Possibly some of our patriots
than any one else, but a man must be ; "'ink it wrong for George Washington to
his own judge about bother it pays to ' '"'e gotten an ollice so easily a century
advertise or not and if lie decides iii thoi nV whl' tlu.v have been diligently
negative, we will raise no row with him. i coking one for a quarter of a century, i
Why do not these same newspapers, call ilIul fl,i,l'1 '" 'ittempt.
by name and run down the wares of the' Knowing of our forgiving nature,
home merchants who do not advertise?"'01' ' sdifcr, who so gracefully
have the same riL'ht. , ed this column immediately after our de- j
partiire, spoke of us, as soon as our back i
has good reason to be prnud of his the offense is forgiven forgiven mainly
ling, but he is going to leave it in other . nf tii..r;,.n.M,ir. i.m ,i, . .,,,
centennial is ceionraieu may u oe unuor ; j,.,,,,!, for u yp.,r Illl(i m. ,,u ,,nnil , (Qvt
as favorable an.l as auspicious j farming in Warren county. Seventeen! M .J.Durham and wife wore
stances as the ...ie just closed. Vears of unremitting toil in the
same , wn Wednesday visiting relatives and
iiuo nas causon nun to long tor a
change ami a most needed rest. So hu
tl..i York Ocntennml clohration. ' wl11 Jin Df" John D U'O0',S '" St'l'te..l
her and Farmer Polk. Johnson, of Frank
fort, will givo them lessons in tho nrt of
tickling the soil to make it produce the
best quality of mint.
A G. A. II. innnisraisinL'ahiL'rnw in the
seem to have ( Covington Commonwealth because, us he
notice. They I ii.,a Tii.. ';....f n.... :......:..
i iiwvkv 7 uutikv iiiuuiil ii iiriii i ii.ii '.
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i or rather attempting to use, the (J. A. K. I
as a means of ndvancing his political as-
pirations." In other words, that he is,
trying to ride into the pnsiou agency on
The Danville Advocate nominates ' the shoulders of the obi soldiers. The
Judge M. J. Durham for permanent I "ex-high ollicial" is evidently a sorehead
chairman of the State convention, which 1 an'1 0"'t to go off ami soak it.
meets noxt week. We second the nomination
most'heartily. The democrats of
bis native State ought to show the rads
at Washington by every manner possi
hie in how great esteem they hold tho
Cn miles J. Ilexi., a iir .
of Chicago, left all his vast estate' to his
t pretty housekeeper, with whom ho was
, in love, forgetting that eleven hungry
was turned, in a very broad and intensely
pei.soual manner. As Joe never boils
over save with gratitude ami allectiou,
friends. The judge looks as if
I able to win anything; but his
was here yesterday, dipt. W. J.
one of our brightest and ino.st enterprising
young men, has located in
Kansas City, and engaged in the insurance
business. Col. Charles Gallagher,
tho oldest merchant tailor in our city,
and one of the best in the State, lias retired
from business ami will spend the
summer in tho mountains. J. T.
a wiirthy young man, has rccci ved an appointments
as postal clerk ou the C. S.
W'e have never claimed anything
j like mental equipoise, hut we are surely
not tool enough to attempt a letter on
Florida, when your columns have recently
contained so much concerning that
State, written by tho foremost descriptive
writer of the day. A few days after
we arrived at Bartow, Bro. Barnes wrote
you that he was intoxicated, and that I
was also. Now, Bro. Barnes wrote truly
as to his own condition, but was mistaken
as to mine. But you know I suppose
you do; nearly all editors do that
when a man is intoxicated ho imagines,
every one is flying along with him. The
climate was lovely beyond our conception
and w'e were delighted; but believing
in temperance in all tilings, we kept
sober and took the best euro of the good
evangelist when he indulged to excess.
We think, therefore, that we looked at
everything calmly and soberly.
I have but little to bay about Southern
Florida. Her great need is chimneys-open
fireplaces and chimneys. Tho winter
has been an extraordinarily wet and
cold ono in tho South. Kven under this
unusual state of affair there were only
about half u dozen times when firo was
needed, but then wo needed it as much
as we ever did in Kentucky. Their best
nrovision for fire is a small stove witli
Tiik News says that barrels of fresh I j,jpo run through the window. After
fish aio consumed by the Parisians a I the "spell" conies and gets a pretty good
week, besides what is caught out of .Ston-
hold on you. they throw two or three
small Bticks of pine into tho stove and
fire up. You then put on yourovercoat,
get very close to the stove, let your imagination
and your toes work and get
warm if you can.
Another way they have of heating the
southern end of the State, is by means
of a coal oil stove, so called. I would
call it a large cast-iron lamp, with two
burners and wicks. When a "norther"
arrives, a negro boy comes into tho office
nnd fills tho stove and the cracks in the
lloor immediately around it, witli coal
oil. After lighting tho wicks, ho turns
ono up very high, so as to make nu immense
smoke, nnd tho other very low, so
it will mako neither Binoke nor heat, and
doparts. You entwino yourself about
that stovo as you would about your boot
if you wanted to peg tho bottom of it-button
your overcoat, wrap mulller well
about your neck, thrust your handsdeep
down into your pockets, keep your two
eyes on tho two blazes, one going up nnd
tho other going down, nnu thero you nro
Now, as to Sanibel. Bro. Barnes has
written much concerning it. Wo thor
oughly agree with him in everything he
his side are, that the citizen- dow u then
generally agiee with him; and that about
II) ncoiile have none there to live, and
the population is gradually increasing.
Of all the places we saw in the South,
Sanibel is the best and mot delightful
for a winter resort; and if iiipitidisshould
build a large hotel thero a thing not at
all improbable property would enhance
in value, the island would attract the
attention of all the Northern ami
States and become the leading resort
There has been some talk about Hro.
Barnes hotnesteading. Out in the dusk
there is the usual powwow concerning
the step taken as well as his motives for
taking it. His friends seem to U5 satisfied.
Thcwe who are not Ids friends
have no right to open their chops. If
the whole thing were a failure financially;
if to-morrow the few ihdlars he has
expended were swept away and lost for
ever, 1 would count this island venture
one of the most profitable performances
of his life. As to his motives at all
times they are tho jewels thai sparkle
in his golden life.
Wo would love to tell of tho delights
and beauties of Sanibel if we could. Bro.
Barnes attempted It nnd failed. With
ids great powers, Ids pen
has drawn only a little from the grandeur
of the island and its surroundings.
To attempt to tell of our great joy during
our stay with the "Troupe," would
bo to nttompt tho impossible. It is still
our pleasure to think of tho good time
we spent at "Palm Kanch anil with
many a longing for that life again. Wo
fin think of the many things that
made us so happy there. And often do
we recall the bustle in the early morning
when wo nil arose to plan and work
and fish; the day filled with a variety of
pleasant occurrences; then the gathering
on tho small porch of tho great preacher's
humble island homo to watch tho
sun disappear and tho day fade out.
Wo have never seen such sublimity at
sunset as was witnessed almost daily
there. Wo were all so single in our desire
to watch its slow descent, that wo
hnvo often wondered whether good
spirits sometimes gathered together with
us to watch tho sun as it seemed to kiss
the great waters and go slowly down in
ii blazo of glory fur west of banihel.
Tho bitter to all this sweet camo on
the day of separation. When wo parted
from tho "Troupe" wo had an aching
throat and no voice. But wo were com-
Dunsated. in a largo measure, by having
for our traveling companions, two as ex- J
co ont and happy tnenils as ono will
meet in a life's journey Will Ferguson,
tho nuiet. true, unselfish gentleman and
hislovelv and gentle sister .May. When
wo bid them good bv at Now Orleans it
wns like parting with brother and sister.
May they abide hero long and alwnys in
My entire tiip was a delightful one. I
Many people wonder why we are so
BUSY ALL THE TIME
If you will make a minute of a dozen or more arUele.s that we Kell, take a tour
of inspection and learn the difference in prices, the
MYSTERY WILL BE SOLVED
At once. Our Great Success is due to our Motto:
Quick Sales and Small Profits !
Our Unequalled 1A PRICES in all Departments are
THE TALK OF THE DAY!
We are selling Clothing, Dry Goods, Notions, Hoots, Shoes, Hats, Trunks, &c,
lower than any other House in Stanford.
It will pay you to examine our stock before buying elsewhere.
THE LOUISVILLE STORE I
Main St., Stanford. .11. SAUNGGK, Manager.
has said except in one point. We liae
never been convinced that it is valuable
for farming purposes, or suitable for
prolltnble fruit growing. Wo must admit
though that nearly all appearances
are against the opinion we hold. A
greater part of tho soil is as rich in appearance
as any we ever saw on the
western prairies. Still, in tho face of
this fact and others like it, our opinion
remains the same. Within the past ten
vears, isro. rmrnes nave mi'
fered iiiiwm many things. The lapse of
honesty -n )ttj(, (im, llH p,OVen, invariably, tiiat
may uoieai nun. i nomas .i. rooro, can-, . . . , ,Vo ,..,., .,, irm.traw
di.late for clerk of the Court of Appeals, ... , .........i,-,,,. other facts on
M'ROBERTS & STAGG'S.
Bo Ko WKAHtFre.
and Undertakers' Goods !
The Largest, Cheapest and Het Assorted stock of
Wall Paper, Ilorder, Celling Decorations
and Window Shades
Ever exhibited in Stanford. Furniture and Undertakers' Stnr.k U
full and complete. We call special attention to our
INDESTRUCTIBLE BURIAL CAS3KET,
The best Casket of the kind ever invented.
Embalming under the most approved method when desired.
J. 0. McOlary, Salesmen and Embalmer.
Ao Mo PENNY,
DRUGS, BOOKS, STATIONERY,
FANCY ARTICLES, &0
l'hyicun prctcriptiom accurately compounded.
THE LARCEST STOCK OF WATCHES,
CLOCKS, JEWELRY & SILVERWARE.
Ever brought to thin market I'nco lower than
the lowett. Watches, Clocki and Jewelry He.
paired on thorljnotlcc and warranted.
Kli Iu TQm
fcr' i'i0Attn aEt a. F
h w STORE!
ZSX; I Win keeP constantly on hand a large and select line of Furniture
thy, tho kindness of all. May this sea- and Undertaker's Goods. My prices will bo as low as such troods
goodlThalS Givo mo a trial and you will be con-
changed to me. ,. vinced that I sell lower than tho lowest.