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Semi-Weekly Interior Journal! ;l x; Tl'ZL.1'!:
; given the chairim n-hip of ways end
.,. 1co1 I means over Mr. Mills, who ia letdovn
6TANFORD, Ivy , Deckmbkr -. 1HJ1 1 wlth the ehMrmmiBlilp of Interatn.e
' - j and Foreign commission. -I. H. Mount
-Ur a t TtlTM. ' Uforum, is pin in biiu ..- u. .iv,k..
Gov. II11.L Bays he would rather lose
his seat in the Senate than for Lt. Gov.
Jones to occupy the governor's chair 150
minutes, much less 30 days. He wants
party a lesson that he will cogitate over
while making scales and paying mo
freight. The governor is right. Bolters
nre the last of creation and are deserving
of no confederation whatever. Althougli
bo will be entitled to pay as senator
from last March. Gov. Hill will convey
back to the treasury the full amount up
to Jan. 1.
Whun Gath wrote a few years ago
that Lexington was the "rottenest" place
on the globe, every man, woman and
child in the city wanted to take his
hcalp. Now preachers, kwyiTS, editors
and are joining in the eiy
that the place is n abomniable stench in
tho nostrils of honest and moral folks.
What everybody saya must be so and
we accept their word for it that Lexington
is a veritable Sodom and Gomorrah,
with not even 10 righteous men in il to
save it from destruction.
Thk Louisville Times announces that
Mr. Harry A. Sommers, editor of the
Elizibethtown News, has gone to Wash-
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ington to ne us leiegrapiuu
there and takes occasion to pay tho
bright young journalist n merited compliment,
lt is also understood that Mr.
Sommers will be clerk of the committee
that Congressman Montgomery will get
as a reward for his support of Crisp.
For all of which good fortune his friends
and admirers are duly and truly glad.
H. C. Giiison, a of Philadelphia,
has just died and left it all.
It ia hoped that be will not experience
the tortures of Dives, but the good book
tel's us that Uib harder than for a camel
to go through the eye of a needle than
for a rich man to go where Lazarus
I,tBsii)iN(i Eijjkk IiKBVKS was rotten-egged
agaiu at Millersburg the other
night, presumably for tho part he took
in having the Male College removed from
there. The eood citizens ought to band
together to ferret out the perpetrators of
the cowaraly deed, unless they do not
tare for the reputation of their town.
nrA;.n l i!nn
tiuiuia, n in viut
pie witnessed tho mill.
- J The latter also nets a place on Colnmbinn
Tiik appointment of Springer to the exposition. Two Kentucky
of the committee on Ways j men, Kllis and Montgomery, et
Means does not have tho political i maiiships, revihion of laws and
which is attributed to it by I ditures of the war department. Kllis is
the pes3imistP, or by the timid, or even I also on the latter committee and Mont-by
601110 of tho conservatives. jsomery on way? and mean?. Tho other
rdly there is often found the popular I Kentuckians are disposed of as follows:
eader who Umipposed to be theexemplar I'aynt. r m onelections and expenditures
....ii...,o.. nf n i. on: hut UStorv i ill wie cicMKiruiiciii. men-Kin
Ilfir ll II11ITIII.L Ul H klll 'I a I
Bhows that thonuh the leader may even
.1:., i. 5.1...1 siirvives. If the doctrine
ridge gets a good plnco on expenditure
in the .Sate department, is again
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Hint tas should be imposed for public on tne eommiuee on war claims ami nio
tmrpotcs only be true; if the .nestlon in-, has a place on militia. Garuth is second
volved in this foi mula bo a great one. j en education unci is on merchant marine
' then not the election of Crisp, nor the! and fisheries. Goodnight is on
of Mills nor the change of the I ry. Dickerpon is on banking and
Wavs and Means cy mid on accounts. Kendall is on
inittee will scarcely more than retard I claims. Wilson is on merchant marine
the advance of the "partv which h chare-' and fisheries nnd on agriculture and on
of keeping the Lowes and improvements of tho
ed with the high duty
truth prominently before the sippi. Ilolman, of India ja, ia chairman
tde Tildenwasa lit exponent in bis of appropriations. O'Farrell, of Virginia,
div of means of reform in tho j of elections and Culbertson, of Texas of
..:., f li government, yet wie ;..... .........
cratic partv succeeded after Tililen had
retired from the theatre of action. Cleveland
fitly represents tho doctrine of
reduction, yet his party can succeed,
even though Hill should be its nominee.
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The meaning 01 winni w t - ,
of a oha5r , , atly
man men. i"i .
liko thip, measures muHt be everything,
men nothing. The treasury has been
looted, the people are being robbed daily,
taxwj are imposed each year secondarily
for the support of the government
and primarily to make richer the pets
nnd favorites of the administration.
These enormities must cease. They will
cease. Tho people cannot longer be
hoodwinked and deceived. In the face
public calamities, to check
of such great
and patriotic duty, it is
which is a holy
folly to talk about the cause perishing,
because in the heat of ambitious rivalry, j
to promoto the welfare of the people, 1
onomanmav behave illy or show a I '
Wt nf magnanimity. Thank CJod, the
amnniip mrtv is creater than Mills 1 Mit. C. M. Mkacham and family
nnd Crisp and nil their following. Springer
may not be equal to his duties, and
Montgomery may fall shoit in the execution
of the work cut out for
but the standard will not be
nor will the rank and file waver.
"Glory.Io God in the highest, and on
earth peace, good will to man." "For
unto vou is born this day in tho city of
David", a Savior which is Christ the
Lord." Ut us all try to appreciate the
gloiious blessing to tho world that Christmas
day commemorates and strive to
show by our acts of kindness and love
to thoEe lees fortunate than ourselves,
that we are mindful of the blessed-privileges
which we enjoy. We can each
of us make somebody happy today and
thus imitate Hin who unit about doing
good. Let us try it and then nil of us
will enjoy a merry Christmas and a hap
py New Year, which greetings we M?nd
to each and every oue of our patrons and
The Glasgow Times has an excellent
article ndvocating Dr. John D. Woods
for the (speakership of the House. We
endorse every word of it, but fear that
the doctor's modesty will keep him out
Oilice rarelv ever seeks the man nowadays,
but if it were to make nn' exception
of Dr. Woods it would be a bright
day for Kentucky. There is not a better
man or a more qualified one in the
State for tho position than be.
Tits newspapers are haying some
mighty nice things about our business
manager, who is now enjoying a bridal
tour with one who, niauypeople besides
him, think is one of the loveliest little
women in the world. We haven't
space to reproduce the articles, but we
have carefully clipped each one and
they will occupy a proud place in bis
eir.iti lmrtl uitil in Itia rn if nl lw.titt
nilUJ' KfJII UHI III 111(7 h""' " liVUttl
rowly escaped death from a runaway accident
at Hopkinsville a few days ago.
There would behorelamentntious among
the craft if the ecintilatmg genius of
Meneham was stilled, even lor a shoit
I5x Post-master General John A. J.
Creswell died at bis home at Llktoit,
The at Millursburg burned
Monday night, with ino?t of ittt contents.
Senator Gibson warns ten millions
appropriated for the improvement of
Prof. Logan, of Lexinntou and MUs
Mattie Welch, of Mcholas villi', were
John Pettus. colored, of JSomnrset,
who had a case of grip which turned into
hydrophobia, died Monday.
H. W. Barker, an ex-deputy slu'rill"
of Bell county, is under arrnst at
charged with b''ing$l,700short
in his accounts.
Hilly Meyer knocked out Jimmy
Carroll at New Orleans, but it took him
to teach tho bolter and traitor to his j 4.) rounds to do it.
.lames Linley, the murderer of his
son-in-law, Henry Sturgeon, now in the
Benton jail, stabbed himself five times
and it is thought he will die.
In making restitution to the Adams
Express Co, John Hoey
turned over to it real estate and securities
representing a million dollarp.
Harry Oliver and Eugene Wyley
fought over a dog light at a hog killing
at 1'ockport, Term. A knife and n club
were the weapons used and both died
within a minute.
It is now said that the recently reported
selling and reselling of Millnt'b
great painting, "The Angelus," were ho
gus transactions, gotten up to enhance
the value of Millet's works.
H. Knight, the fellow who victimized
many of the citizens of
with a building and loan association
and after filling his pockets skipped out,
was captured in Dallas, Texas.
According to the new adjustment of
the debt of Virginia, the entire principal
will amount to only 1 10,000,000. The
rate of interest for ten years iH to be 2
per cent, and for 90 years .' per cent.
Talton Hall, a Kentucky desperado,
who has been weeding a wide row ut
Norton, Va., was captured at Memphis
and taken to tho scenes of his crimeB,
where a mob promised to release him.
The passenger steamer Abyssinnia,
of the Guion Line, from New York for
Liverpool, was destroyed in mi ocean
by fire. The passengers and crew were
saved. The vessel was valued at
Green Morris, wanted in Perry
couuty for killing three men live years
ago in one of the episodes of the notori
ons French-Eversole feud, was Monday
night arrested in the edgo of Clay county
and lodged in jail at Barbourville.
A mob broke into the jail at Dewitt,
Ark., before daylight and shot dead J.
M. Smith, Floyd Gregory and Moee Henderson,
a negro. Smith's wife had se
cured a divorce from him and he and
Gregory induced the negro to shoot the
Now is tho 8iwon of tho year when
tho valiant Kentucky Deputy U. S. Marshals
aiarch forth in search of fees and
bring in a lot of harmie3s moonshiners,
who mint bo fed and cared for until
Bpring by the government, Cornmo r
Kditor G. C iivent, Into of tho
Inquirer, has made an assignment,
caused, he says, by buying too expensive
machinery for his paper nnd
spending so much money in biH race for
Congress. The ahsigument will not affect
the paper at all.
MT.. VERMIN," nOCKCASru GOUNTY.
Our town has 11 number of ntreul
Mr. J. K. McClary isin receipt of a
box of oranges from Dr. W. r. .Mekee,
Del, a ml, Flu.
thoworks lovers will have to
seek the outskirts of the village to make
their display this time.
Mr. J. W. Drown, who is "In the
swim" at Aransas Harbor, Texas, has
our thanks for lato papers.
M. X. Langford, 111 hangford Station
on the K. l, has sold his water mill and
a tract of land adjacent, for So.oOO.
Eight T. S. marshals wore hero a
few davs since and searched in and
around IJethurum'n fruit distillery but
found nothing wroug.
Lamb and Debord, the joung men
who fought and dangerously wounded
euch other with barlow knivestwo weeks
8inc, are both on the road to recovery.
Mr. .1. M. Maret, formerly of Garrard,
lias been appointed superintendent
of the twin citieV street railway, running
between Carter and Webb City,
In tho death of T. J. Kean, freight
agutit ut Louigville, the L. A: N. Iums
one of its oldest agents in point of
Hrvii?t at one place. The agunt
at this point, we believe is now ehW.
Sixtv coons of chickens, IB coops of
ducks and one coop ot gumuns
the shlpmentd of poultry from thife
station fciucu tept. 15. Five thousand
dozen eggs were blupped during that
tome excitement was created lmrn
Wednesday when it was announced
that oil IihiI bcjeni.tr uc' in a wcdl being
borud 0:1 the premises of Count) Clerk
Miller in this place. At 11 depth ot 35
feet au oily subatance, with a ttrong
odor like coal oil, wrw btruck, and nuuiy
behove that before many more feel "labored
that a How of oil will bu reached.
John Lftltue, an old darkey IjyIuk
near this place, is not only known a
the man with a locked jaw, but is a no-I...1
niiml titular, beine ;unot if not
good as a setter or pointer, dog
in hunting this deliwiv bird. In company
with Mr. W. M. Gay, n short time
since he pointed out 18 different docks,
froni;whioh Mr. G. killed 7 birds. 'A
number of tho colored jK)pultion nre
afraid of John, thinking he ta a voudoo.
Fully one half of the families leaving
ltoukcastle for tho West and Southwest
return sooner o later to the land of
their nativity. It often occnrti thnt they
ue the same 1kxis to return their
hotiHHhold goods in which they tcnk
with them, tsorne families hnv
made the moves threu and four
timefl and usually wind up their
travels by where they started
Miss Mattie Williams has returned
from Nashville, wbirtre she has been on
an extended viit. Miss Mil Maret, of
Columbus, Texas, who is attending Hamilton
College, will visit relatives at Leb
anon and Mt. Vernon during ChriMmas.
Mr. Samuel Myers has returned from
Louisville, whore he has been engaged
in park work during the pist three
months. Mr. J M. Williams is home
for a week from his medical studies at
Louisville. Misses Gertrude and Mattie
Weber are home from Hamilton College.
Messrs. Harry Weber and E. T. Hsl,
them from Lexington. Mr.
II. C. Gentry is in from Knox county
and kindly inform- us that "Carter's
oats" grew co thickly that they could
not be Ftacked upon tho ground from
which they were cut. Mrs Brooks, the
lady near Maretburg who had a stroke
of paralysis last week, has since died
Jamea N. HeynoIdB and wife, of
are at Mis. Proctor's. Bilev
and family, w ho moved to Texas
nearly two years since;, are again inhaling
the invigorating air of old Unckcas
tie's bills and will spend the remainder
of their days here. Mii-sea Mattie May
nnd Vinnie AdarriB an here from the
Loretto tchool to spend Christmas.
Early in tho present year tho Cnicago
Tribune made an investigation for t he-
purpose of informing itself in regard to
the matter and among the points
brought out were these: Tho number
of rnurdera and homicides in the Unite 1
States, reported in the newspapers elur
nn tho year 1890, waH 4,200, classified as
follows: Quarrels, 'J.ISJ; jealousy :)G;
liquor 480; by highwaymen, 21(1;
killed, 71; insanity, 6!); infanticide,
107; resisting arrest, 149; strikes, 1;
self defence, 07; outrage 2o;duelH 1; unknown
4(51. The number of lejtal executions
reported was 102. Of theaa 43
were white persons, 59 colored and six
Indians. All of the executions were for
murder except four, of which one was
for rape, one for incest and two for ar
eon. The number of lynching reported
was 120, of which one waa a woman, 31
were whites, 90 were blacks, four were
j Indians and one wan a Mexican.
FARM AND TRADE ITEMS.
G. B. Cooper bought of Carter &
Glvens OS owes at $:J.'-3.
A. I). Hoot sold to Uifle k
fcO soli'ct ewe at $5.
A syndicate of running horse breed
era bought the Lexington lace course at
nuction for !K,0Or.
Col. 1!. S. Strnder, the noted trotting
horso breeder, died at his home near
Lexington, of pneumonia.
M. F. Klkin t Co. bought of Adam
Pence an extra lot of heifers at -1 and a
fat con of W. L. DawMiii at .
Si stallions will stmid the season of
iMnlHt l,O0O per mart' Axtel, Allerton,
Nutwood, Guy Wilkf h and Stamboul.
Gfotge P. iiitl'o and Min-in-law,
Thomas Xunnellev, have rental of A.
D KM)t his farm of I TO acres for 1512 for
Dr. J. K. VnnArsdalo sold hU farm
of 100 acres to Jerry Mrlacoe at j60. It
lies on the Milledgeville pike and is fairly
1L H. llronaugb sold to Gipt. Murphy,
of Tennessee, a combined horse
for i'.W aud bought of W. H. Murphy a
Young Mary bull calf for 5X5.
James I. Cube, who was made a rive
millionaire by his harvesting machines,
and famous hv his horses, JnyKvpSee
and PhnlliH, died Tuesday at Kacine,
In Cincinnati best shipping cattle
are steady at 4 to .", other grades ate
easv and run all tho way down to K;
hogs are slow with bet at .'t.SV; sheep
are rtive at 2 J to 5.
There is a horso ranch in Colorado
containing S.500 acres and MookiMl with
I.OO blooded Percberon man's. It is
th law! horse ranch in America and
has a capital stock of
The lwiard of control struck a blow
at winter races when itdeel rod thnt any
oue participating in racing between
Febrnary would heroafter
turkeyssix coops of geese, toureoops of bv excluded from running hcrses at all
faiks under the jurisdiction of the
The Inteet equine wonder Is a olt
tint, when four months and seven davs
old. trot ten 1 a quarter to halter in -II
id. This liweoeioiia ynuntrdur to hy
Gov. Stanford (nn of Electioneer and
Hiriif, by Whipple's HambletnnlaH).
darn by Kentocky Princ". Urwder and
The Advocate reports the fade of!
rrrd loN of at 3c, slop cattle at
3. ?ood 1.1 lid feeders at 3 2Jc, HO
Uyx' time. P C. Terhnne, of Mercer,
bmiuh! of T. F. Alexander 20
II. T. 1SUSH,
REAL ESTATE AGENT,
I hive mite a numbrr i 1 AKMS f r .lr of Oiv !
very l'c II Lui'lvin l.luculn louiily
Frnn ii' Ml ell murovtii ml
rkh Undt lunnms in ur frimi 301(1500 , r.
CoMtwIcrics ihroLcali r, inrir richurfc anil
oi rut' lurtiplLtf and
Ihm bung marktl iIkhC to our door, ihj
ar lhn I ho IaixU of any olbar iixtit) 1
tin Suie 'lli i ten" el- Krm ih the coun.
ly aver milet from lil.
I he 1 it . checked with turnpike runmni:
inever iluection Thrre 11 net a public ruad cm
cxriUK tdf LO.miy scat tltt 1 mil MaccdaiMued
We lute trie Knoxvilki Hratich ol thr I. .V N It
K. dividing the county from KMt to V'vt and the
C. S. R K fruiu North to Nwlh; the K. C H. K
Irom thi placn to Cincinnaci, i.roiiu tlic C. ft C).
WiHcheitcr, kivih full acewt to the marU'tnol
the whole wet Id. we have thrti) Unje
flour MilU 111 the county tht(!teus imirlit
far all our gram right at :uid the ilcv4ii.
mtiitol the mountain region nf rtmtern and
boutli eattcrn Kentucky hv iailtn.idiaiid
South by railroaus hai. created inch a demand
for all kiinlof c erealt and wnvilKler that wecan
carculy retain enough for home cnnniiUon.
I'fce people ait intkpetou. genirakt and klad,
hvlievuiK in Christianity ami ediicntleri. 'I )iitc
K not a ncifhlorhoxt in the foiinty but Iim a
g.od church and mil
htunfunl, the county eat of Lincoln, in a
little city nf about j,st inhab tants kin! it
1 In- re.it dnorway from the Ninth and
Bontli and from the NVrihcvft to outl.ea.t,
nd tumUtiiz a it does gami riglit into the lo-0111
of the iindevrloped mount mis ul b(iiilheatern
Kniliicky backed up by the wholi;
region ol the State with railroiiili running through
it to all point nf the compant, mnLm it naturally
one of the het bleated town In the South fur
marmfacturcs and other cnterprltes of mairnituile.
Water Work are now beinir agitated unci rieht
nboue the town about till of a mile
there coulil be erected Water Work with ery
little co.t that would kiipply a city of 150,000 inhabitant
with the pnrett and bcit water in the
world. Our little city ha been newly rebuilt 111
the last few years nml its buiine house aril rci
idence will compare with larger cities of greater
pretentions, Our merchants and tradesmen arc
all prosperous ami doing well Wc have two
banks with a capital stock ot $400,000 that are
prosperous and in a good condition
We have splendid schools. We have a Teinala
College, a large brick buildinir. with over ion nn.
nils ill attitfidance and under the prlncipalship ol
Prof. J M iluhbard, is in a tloiirithinc condi
!n. We alio have a Seminary that is a jjood
hool. with Prof II K. IHakemanat its heail. W..
nave one or the best i'ulilic school buildings in
this section of the Slate, with over 100 puptls in
attendance, and with other good private schools,
you see our school facilities are excellent
We have eleeant church builmngs, representing
every denomination, with a full corps ot ministers
of fiat -class talent Jnd are doing a belter butiaeis
than anv class of men in the city.
I have tried to make this statement as facts,
without anv exaggeration or coloring, as those
who know will bear ne out, and those who wish
to buy pleasant hom.es at fair prices and locate
among a good people with all the best
would do well to call and see me before purchasing
W1.V XuAl.v 1 v
Mr. J. I. Tahk, (incitory iirovo farm, nome
f Haclne, WIk.,mijs: "Ancrtrjlne
every known romrily, I irmowtl a lurKn lliinrh
r two ycnrn stanillng, Irom a a year old lllly,
of. 1 licurtify rvvoiiiiiii'iKl It to nil llonvmun.
HVA(iir huntlrctlt osurh (atimonuth
!.50Mrlnttlr. k jrotirrtmii,. If tin
tUintt s, Mniw(.r.iii r rrlrmWiT
It. i:i))V .t '., Wliltchall, X. V,
Severance & Son
Dry Ms. Notions, Carpets. Etc.
Gents', Ladies' and
In Stylo Quality and
OurStock by Frequent Purchases is
Always- Kept Full.
We bnve just secured a sample line of Towels, Tray Covers, Tabic
Scarfs, Silk Handkerchiefs. Mufflers, vrc, from one of the largest
houses in this country, which we j. ropo.se to sell at wholesale prices.
In this lot are sojne finer j;occii than arc usually brought to
Wc have a few nice
fat medium suar mnrs, IS of them and other items which wc do not propose to carry over if a prke will
mamc. at S1I0, mnd two IB hand horM)' sell them.
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rK.n . f.xi. I 11 I'. . I )
man place of 7 ncm ircnr Junetlou C'it ,
aold tn Writ. 'illiniaii for $W. It b8
Jt.fJOO tres on iU
tr. Chik WliA'!y, c') ci the Saraioc
Racine Amiuh, "Ktvai th
oi laanv yar of Owiaa't OwtWaM. I
mHrattaci ' tfomxcmla ni Ifcc cwta (" bkawt
sfavia, wiaapuffi id other Matt eslargiBitU
When rrns aelc, we paro brr Cntfrta.
Whtin Jk was a ChiUI, sho orlotl for Caturia.
Wlma ptv Wntne MIm, tio otmiR to CartorU.
Vltn fhc had CMl'rcn.&bogiTeUiein Caslorl
&. A l & A J A a k t
We keep the
DUCT TI7ATTT UHfUAT'C
JJilOl UJL,1N ILmVllIN
j Consult your' interest and come and'ee us.
to be found any where. Our stock ot ladies' andcliikiren's shoes
complete, having just assorted up.
Gentlemcnfin want of underwear should (..vanillic what we- lmve
The largest and most elegant stock of KlSCKWIiAR ever seen
3rS2NS, WOMKN'S AND CIJII.1RICN'S
M'KOBERTS & HIGGOCRTS.