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Our Tramp Around
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$fWhat We May Expect Between This Time
anil Te-morrow Evening.
THE LEDGER'S WEATHER SIGNALS.
WtiUc streamer FAin; Blue iiaik or snow;
x. With Black adeve 'twill waiimek grew.
If Dlack't beneath COLDF.r 'twill be;
v 1 Unless Black's shown no chnnge we'll sec.
i A - fffV, f3f"Tbe abeve forecasts are mnde for a
41 " - ,ii?t 'period of thlrty-Mx hours, ending at 8 o'cleok
New the sound of the lawn-mower's heard In
A-shavtng- the facoef the earth.
And the llttle green whlskers that no longer
Are tern from tbe place of their birth. .
The chore-boy who works for ray neighbor,
He sweats and he swears as he pushes.
Fer the sod Is all covered with sticks and with
And stubs of the last season's bushes.
He greanB and he grunts at his tlresorae tell
And wishes 'twas wlnter and then
Seme thoughts of snow shovels his visions
And he turns te his labor again.
I watch him In soberest sadness of heart,
When waked by his nolse at the dawn,
Fer my wife she Is trying te get me te start
' On a similar Jeb with our lawn.
t3JIf you havtfriemlt vtsUIng you, or if you
art QOing away en a vUtt, please drop us a note
te that effect.
Miss Leuio Brucr has returned from a
svisit te,relattves at Ripley.
t't Miss Llzzie Helmer is visiting Amy
.Blitz of Columbia! street Newport.
' 'Mrs. T.nnk Tvnna nf walnut Mills la
visiting her mother, Mrs. E. Bede.
r' Miss Lettlo Wilsen of Aberdeen is
.''visiting her sister, Miss Maude Wilsen, at
-Will Mullinbux, after a few days visit
ite Walde Hamilton, has left for his home
. J. D. Kehee favored The Ledger with
a call yesterday. He is looking better
tl.rtn ff mnnf- itnep. nnet
Jri tWl.U tU. UtUUJ JVUIB fJMat.
fO MIsb Adah M. Inskccp of Russcllvllle,
s 0., returned home yesterday after a short
8t visit te her aunt, Mrs. Gcerge Schatzmann
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pv .ei j-ast rmu uuu uuuk streets.
Philadelphia Inquirer, May S3. Mr.
Themas A. Davis of Maysvllle, Ky.,
editor of Tiir Daily Ludeeh, Is doing
.the Bights of the National Capital.
i-Nearly thirty years age be was ene of
'ilhe correspondents of Ihe Inquirer with
tbe Army of tbe Potomac, and did much
'efficient Held work in tbe journalistic line
i in theso days when The Inquirer was the
lenillnc nnnrannnnr nnmnir tlm crntlnnt
x voluntecrs of the Union, and particularly
, iuu.e iruui - cmi.yiveum.
v Fjukk Rilky. colored, for cutting
i.MiKQ Legan tLoxlncten was given five
yea'rs in thcNponltentlary- 's
l"F,KLENDij(ni Leugh Ne 43, Daughters
JefRebekah, will meet at tbe ball this
afternoon at 3 o'clock for instructlbn, A
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qltfattti-daBce is desired..
Iehm steallntr isn't a profitable bilsl-
'ns around Sk-jrpsburg. Lem Cooper
rtele OH9,1 and was captured, Indicted.
, tried, ceflvlcted and senteneed te two
I yews ih vhb pemienuary, au in tne Mme
I David Martin died nt Blanchester, 0.,
at the mature age of 112 years.
I Will Ev. Spknceii of Lexington will
be married te Miss Whlttakcr of Newport
Dr. W. W. Dawsen, the eminent Cin
cinnati surgeon, continues te grew weaker
and death cannot be far off.
WeitK in the third Decree In Ringgold
Ledge Ne. 27, I. O. 0. P., te-night.
Members of sister Ledges invited.
Mme. Antenia Mielke, chief soprano
of the Cincinnati Music Festival, is
seriously ill at the Gibsen Heuse, and it
is feared that she will be unable te sine.
W. B. C.vrpekteii has been chosen
ene of tbe delegates of the Cincinnati
Typetheta) te the International Con
vention at Terente, Canada, August 10th
Dick Kyle Is still a worthy representa
tive of Lcwisburg en tbe turf, lie is
new a "tout" at the Quttenberg races, in
spite of his indictment for stealing $10,000
Sam McCloud, held for cutting te kill
Frank Rusk at Independence, was dis
missed. The testimony at the trial went
te show that Ru3k was responsible for
William F. Parker nnd Miss Mary
Hall Cummings will be married at the
residence of Dr. and Mrs J. T. Strode,
24 Wtst Third street, Tuesday afternoon,
June 7th, at 8 o'clock.
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Louisville claims te be the first city te
depart from the time-honored white base
ball uniform. When the Kentuckians
went East in '70 wearing gray suits tbey
were called the "Johnny Rebs."
Jehn Fex, a Cincinnati barber, stands
charged with stealing from bis cmployer,
getting en a howling drunk, and beating
his peer witc. If be wasn't tee drunk te
talk, he will probably escape with $3020.
Ik Cincinnati Judge Gregg has decided
that the back room of a saloon may be
open after midnight if only the barroom
proper is closed. Tbe decision will, no
doubt, cpme home te roost before long.
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Memerial scrvlees ever the graves of
the Confederate dead will be held to
morrow aftornoen at the Lexington Cem
etery. One feature will be a reading of
the list of names of evety Southern sol
dier interred there.
A new cure for paralysis has been dis
covered in Christian county. Some years
age Juspcr Skinnett was shot in the arm,
and the member became paralyzed.
Recently while putting a leg en a wagon
it fell and rolled ever him, nnd whetf he
recovered the paralysis had disappeared,
and he new uses his arm as well as ever.
Captain E. W. Fitzgerald made an
Important capture yesterday, securing
Harry Spalding, who robbed the Pest-
office at Ceney Island Station. The pris
oner confessed, nnd a part of the stolen
property was recovered. Cuptain Fitz
gerald turned his prisoner ever te the
Federal authorities, and he will have
prompt attention at the bands of Uncle
Jehn N. Banderman, architect, has
lust completed plans for a large Letcl
which will be built in the neighborhood
of Fert Themas, en tbe Newport High
lands, just as seen as the survey can be
made. The hotel is te be nine stories
high, will have in the neighborhood of
flve hundred rooms nnd the cost estimated
will be $700,000. This will make ene of
the finest and largest hotels in this part
of the country.
When asked concerning tbe status of
tbe lettery cases, new that the Frankfcrt
Lettery had opened again, Attorney Gen
eral Hcndrick said there was nothing
further for him te de in the matter until
tbe quo warrante proceedings came up
en the appeal befere the Court of Appeals
the first of next September. In tbe mean
time the lottery pcople were subject te
indictment every day bofero tbe grand
Jury' under the Goebol Lettory bill, and
be thought the prospects geed for some
of thorn te awake te the reality seen that
they are Jn a fair way te serve terms In
tbe penitentiary under tbe present mede
The .new Railroad Commissioners had
thelr flrstefDclal meeting-Monday. Tbey,
arc: Charles McCherd, Urey Woodsen
and Charles B, Poyntz. The first named
gentleman was. elected Chairman fer1, tbe
terra. Tbe olection of a Secretary then
came up, and tbe result was a surprise te
tbo.knewlng.onoq. Will Griffiths, Secre
tary te tbe late Commlssleb, was ro
cketed. Among the numerous applicants
for the pest were Clint B. Leigh of The
LeuutMle 7V,jad Adle O'Robertten,
late of The Kentucky FmI.
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MAYSVILLE, KY.( WEDNESDAY, MAY
the City !
HIS SECOND VICTIM!
Lee Montjey Instantly Kills Har
vey Harris Last Night.
HIS SCRAPE EIGHT YEARS AGO.
Ileth Victims Colored Men, nnd Beth Killed
Near the Same Spot.
Lee Montjey shot and killed Harvey
Harris, colored, near the old King house
en East Fourth street.
The affray occurred about eleven
Twe shots were fired, only ene of
which took cfTcct, the ball entering nbeut
the center of the breast, causing death
The facts, ns far as they could be
ascertained, are as follews:
It seems that Harris bad gene out en
Fourth street for the purpose of escorting
Lcennn Banion, n colored woman, who
was visiting her sister, te her home in the
Montjey was near the bouse when
Harris camo'aleng. and Montjey says be
(Montjey) asked him where a man by tbe
name of Tem Sewers lived.
Harris replied that he was-net "keep
ing Tem Sewers."
, An altercation followed, in which
Montjey claims Harris struck him in the
face, and was about te repeat the blew
when he fired.
Soen after the sheeting Montjey gave
himself up te Officer Steckdalc, who
placed him in jail.
In addition te tbe weapon used, n
88-callbcr Smith & Wessen, an ugly-
looking knife with a blade nbeut four
inches long was found in bis pocket.
Harris was one of tbe best known
colored men in Maysvllle. He has been
a familiar figure about the hotels for a
long while. Fer snme time be has been
engaged at hauling baggage between the
depot and the different hotels. He was
about thirty years old, and came te this
county from Cyntblana about ten years
age, where bis parents still live. He was
This is net the first sheeting scrape Lee
Montjey has figured in. About eight
years age be killed a colored man by tbe
name of Lewis Berry, within thirty feet
of the spot where he killed Han is last
night. Fer this he was acquitted en the
ground of self-defense.
A pest mortem was held en Harris's
body by Dr. C. C. Owens. Frem the
course the bullet took be must have been
standing with his side toward Montjey
when the fatal shot was fired. It passed
through the lungs and ledged near tbe
The inquest is in progress befere 'Squlre
Jeseph C Renn, a prominent citizen of
Nicholesvlllo, Is dead.
The Pcttlt bill requiring railroads te
fence ene-half their tracks when running
through inclesed property bus passed the
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Samuel Berry, Magistrate aged 00,
held court at Louisa yesterday, continued
seme cases until today, went home nnd
was dead in a few hours.
Frank S. Blair, slick and 20, was
landed by the Covington police en the
charge of forgery. He had a pocket full
of checks en different banks.
R. D. Wilsen tbe Vanceburg atterney
was quietly married te Miss Maggie In
grim at the home of Jehn Ingrlm, the
bride's father, Monday ovenlng.
Reiiert Fowler and James May bad a
borse trade and misunderstanding in Har
rison county, and Fowler, sotlled it by
emptying a shotgun In May's face, killing
him almost Instantly. Fowler then sur
A "Jack the Hugger" In the shape of
a deaf-mute, who claims te be from
Huntington, W. Ya' was in the pity last
night, no grabbed soverai women and
was arrested and locked up. He was
given five minutes te leave town by
Mayer Perc,thl- taerqlpg., His, name
could net be learned.
Henry Holtrup has leased Silver
Grove for this season, aud opens it next
The Assignees et William Hewird
Ncff at Cincinnati have given bend for
ii i - m
The Southern Presbyterian General
Assembly has decided t meet next year
at Macen, Ge.
A building te cost bctween $75,000 and
$100,000 is te be erected at Lexington for
tbe commercial department of the Stnte
Morten Watz, living in Covington,
during a fit fell into a muddy place en
his face and drowned before assistance
A pair of tramps en the Big Four, near
Dayton, O., discovered a broken rail,
signaled an express train, prevented a
wreck and were rewarded.
Cel. II. Clay Kine of Memphis will
make bis own argument befere the Ten
nessee Supreme Court te-morrow in the
appeal from the sentence condemning
him te death.
Lew Sharp's hemp and tobacco barn
was burned in Fayette county, with a
big let of hemp and several expensive
machines. Less about $8,000, with only
LEWIS COUNTY'S OFFICIAL VOTE.
Hillis (let Just One Vete Less Than lie
Did in Masen.
Belew we print the official vote of
Lewis County at Saturday's Senatorial
e: 9 ss
5 5 3
? s r
Phecincts. s F" s
Mowers 71 42 2
Coneord 04 47 4
Vanceburg 131 141 70
Qulncy 41 53 0
McKluney 18 13 .4
Laurel X 19 0
Kcillapln 15 -5
Ilurtonvllle 64 50 3
Tollcsbero 1-7 63 19
Hendersen 65 28 1
Hands 13 39 1
Pctorsvllle 95 10 25
Martin 30 34 5
Valley 37 18 39
Total 838 561 223
This shows a majority for Hillis ever
Wall of 274: majority of Hillis ever Wall
and Luttrell, 40; Hillis and Luttrell ever
Wall, 509. Tbe total vote cast was 1,630.
The majority for Wall in Masen was
000, making It 422 in tbe District.
There are two hundred miles of street
railway truck in Cincinnati, and 200 cars
are in daily use.
Oliver Doely, colored, with a large
family, was run down and killed by a
coal train at Irenton.
The Cincinnati police think they bnve
nt last located Mr. Iluut the check raiser
nnd his cough at Detroit.
There are 1,200 horses in use for street
car service in Cincinnati, nnd 3;200 have
been liberated by electric and cable
There will be preaching at tbe Stene
Lick Baptist Church en next Sunday
at 11 o'clock by Rev. A. N. White of
James Pierce, worth $3,000,000 and
several grown children, married bis house
maid at Santa Clara, Cel. He is 70 years
old enough te knew his own business.
The Kentucky Legislature adjourned
yesterday te attend the Democratic Con
vention in Leuisville. Ge in, boys; the
Treasury is empty anyhow.
Tns monument which was placed evtr
the Coufederate dead at Frankfort by the
ladies of the Confederate Menumeut As
sociation was unvailed Saturday with ap
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The brutes who killed the insane
patient at the Ancborage Asylum have
been refused bail, and pcople in Louis Leuis Leuis
vileo who knew the facts think that hang
ing is tee geed for them.
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F. W. Uuldekeker of St. Leuis get
judgment against Dallas county, Me., for
$710,000 en account of bends of which be
was an Innocent purchaser. If the geed
people of Dallas haven't tbe money te
scttle tbey nre authorized te draw en us
A dispatch from Lages says that tbe
Jcbns tnade a sacrifice of two hundred
people, Including many maidens, In erder
te propitiate the gods prier te battling
with the British. They should have left
the job te tbe British, wbe would have
done hah Sepey.
TOOK THE RAPID RAZOR ROUTE.
lien. William Bcrkelc, a Prominent Citizen,
Suicides in Garrard Cennty.
A special from Danville says that Hen.
William Bcrkclc committed suicided at
bis home in Garrard county.
He get up about 3 o'clock yesterday
morning and left bis bedroom. Mrs.
Berkclc aweke and asked him if be
wanted his medicine.
He made no reply and his wife suppos
ing him te be restless paid no mere atten
tion te his departure. That was the last
time she saw him alive.
Shortly before 5 be was found In an
adjoining room, bis life extinct, and an
ugly gash Inflicted by a rnzer across bis
Mr. Berkele for two or three years has
been in miserable health, which te a man
of bis temperament and life-long habits,
was very depressing.
It is net surprising that his prostrated
illness at last caused his mental faculties
te collapse. Mr. Bcrkcle was a man of
considerable wealth and political promi
nence. He has lived In Garrard county since
the war, and has been actively engaged
in agricultural pursuits, at the same time
operating a large distillery.
He owned nearly 400 acres of Irnd, be
sides ether property, and carried heavy
life insurance. He was a Republican and
twice represented that party in the Ken
He was also elected te represent Gar
rard county In the last Kentucky Censti
tutienal Convention. He was born In
Gcrmuny in 1820, and was brought te the
United States when 12 years of age.
He was twice married, and a widow
and five children, three by bis first issue,
survive him. His children are W. A.
Berkele, Chief Clerk in the office of the
Collector of the Pert. Louisville; Mrs.
Louisa Dillen, New Haven, Conn.; Mrs.
J. N. Dean and two younger children, n
boy and a girl, residing in Danville.
MAYSVILLE MAN'S GOOD GUESS.
Billy Hudy Knows When Eggs Will Hatch,
Bat Didn't Get a Prize.
A novel suit is threatened against the
Kahn Clothing Company of Cincinnati.
Seme four weeks age Kahn placed a
hen in his window en a nest of eggs and
advertised that the customer who should
guess the nearest te the tlme when the
eggs would hatch out would be pre
sented with a geld watch, the second
nearest guesscr te be awarded w'tb a
diamond stud, and the third with a silk
During the contest W. N. Rudy of
Bellevue, Ky., made the guess "Never,"
which was duly recerded en the books,
the clerk at the time stating that us no
one hud made a similar guess be (Hud)
would receive the watch if the eggs never
hatched out. .
Monday Mr. Rudy went Inte the cstab
lishment, but found that the prizes bad
been awarded te three pcisetis who
guessed respectively 24 days, 1 hour and
5 minutes, 24 days. 1 hour and 7 minutes,
nud 24 days and 5 minutes.
Rudy kicked, knowing full well that
no egg under the sun would hatch after
He had been a poultry fancier himself
for some years. The Kahn people finally
acknowledged that the eggs had net
hatched and that they bad awarded the
prizes te theso guessing the highest
number of days, ignoring Rudy's correct
guess of "never."
Attorney Rockheld was retained by
Rudy, and n notice served en Kahn
that suit would be commenced for the
Werk en the Leuisville and Jefferson Jeffersen
ville bridge will be begun en the 1st of
June. The Pheenix Bridge Company
for the past month has been uuleading
material for the work and when It is
begun it will be pushed rapidly ahead.
It is estimated that six months or n little
ever that tlme will be consumed in the
The statement of the Stnte National
Bank appears clsowhcre in TnK Ledger.
This substantial institution has $379.
340 50 in leans and discounts. The
capital stock is $200,000, with a surplus
fund of $100,000 and $13,810 15 in un
divided profits. Individual deposits and
demand certificates of deposit, both sub
ject te check, $870,533 20.
The lettery shops are wide open In
Leuisville, and the neon drawings take
place Just as regularly as they did befere
tbe new Constitution, the Legislature,
the Atterney General & Company sup
pressed the evil. The only fellow that
has succeeded in stamplug out the busi
ness part of the business is Brether
Waaamsker, of Uncle Sam & Ce.
distance from Ludlow has been identified
as that of J. P. Fountain of Knexvllle,
David Paul Davis has been appointed
Superintendent of the Railway Mail Ser
vice of tbe Fifth Division, In place of
Alenzo Burt resigned. The Ledger
predicted this some weeks age.
In the United States Court et Coving
ton yesterday a judgment for $2,250 was
given against the Maysvllle Street Rail
way Company for the killing of Marien
Wilsen. The case will be appealed.
The First National Bank of Cincinnati
shows up pretty well, with assets of $8,-
110,888 75. This Is the largest of any
bank in the city, though seme of them
range from four te seven millions each,
The bill increasing the rate of taxation
five cents en the $100 passed, after ex
planations from members who voted
against it when it was first bofero the
Heuse. The vote was 54 yeas te 18 nays.
It sometimes takes a long while, but
Maysvllle always gets In the precession
sooner or later. The penny-in-the-slot
machine is hcrel And as there is always
a large crop of feels it is likely te remain
for some time
Rememder, The Ledger prints "Help
Wanted." "Lest." "Found," and similar
notices net of a business character, free
of ctiarge. The only thing we require is
that the copy be 6ent in befere 9 o'clock
en day of publication.
William H. Vanderdilt, son of his
father, died In New Yerk the ether day.
Tbe only thing he took out of the world
mere than he brought into it was a suit of
clothes. He left a geed manv millions of
dollars for ether people te fight ever.
Rev. Cyrus Riffle will preach the
Memerial Sermon for the G. A. R. at the
M. E. Church en Sunday afternoon next
nt 3 o'clock. The members of Jee
Heiser Pest will assemble at 2 o'clock.
All invited te this impressive service.
Charles Lewis, a former Cinclnnatian,
is in the Jug in Chicago for a feur-time
forgery. He is the slanderous dude
that was thumped in Fay & Gruber's
saloon some time age by an actor for
saying unclean things about Kate Cas Cas
tleten. A large buyer of groceries said te The
Ledger yesterday that Maysvllle was
sadly in need of an Inspector of Weights
and Measures. He doesn't particularly
object te crowding tbrce pints into a
quart can, but in these days of McKinley
tin plate prices It's awful stralnln' en the
W. W. Willecks of this city, who
made our weather for many years, has
gene into the Presidential probabilities
prediction business. He informs The
Ledger that the Minneapolis Convention
will nominate Blaine and Alger, and
that the Chicago Convention will name'
Cleveland nud Beles.
Ben Hun, the fine setter deg with-a
pedigree surpassing a Kentucky race
horse, nnd the only undefeated prize sof
ter in the country, has been sold by W.
II. Walllngferd of Newport te J. Murray
Mitchell, of the Philadelphia kennels.
The purchase price Is a secret between
tbe two gentlemen, but the check was
written with four figures.
The Fayette County Court of Clnims,
new in session at Lexington, has resolved
that .hereafter it will levy no pelltax, and
all 'appropriations for sustaining the
County Poorhouse shall be made from
tbe general fund. That tbe contract with
tbe city be cancelled, and that paupers
from both city and county be cared for
at the expense of the fund set aslde for the
support of the Poerhouso.
Miss Jessie Shields, a dashing young
saleslady fiem Cincinnati, played smash
with the hearts of several dudes and with
"sassiety" generally at Greenup. As
she was a total stranger she was courted
by nearly nil the local lords and ladies,
while a home-born and home-bred working-girl
would have been given the go-by.
After she returned drunk from several
midnight rides with a drummer she was
given the g. b. by her employer and the
laugh Is en the Greenup dudes and
" society" dudcttcs.
Tin: workmen tearing down the build
ing of M. C. Russell yesterday came upon -
a trophy. It was en old-fashioned pint
Lr-xtKOTOJi is the hundred pd fiftieth
city in'the Union la pofyit-ef population.
According te Ihe Bugle, there han't
been! a cigarette sold in, Graysen for a
year. There can't be any colored dudes
. Governer Brown has sent his second
veto of tbe session te the Senate. His
first veto has net yet been acted upon by
A niLbhas been presented in tbe Legis
lature authorizing Fayotte county te make
an appropriation te defray the expenses
of the Kentucky Centennial at Lexington.
The body of tbe man who was killed
en the Cincinnati Railroad trestle a short
flask nearly full of whisky, which had ls
been placed In tbe Seuthwest corner of 7H
the third story by Meck Levi the brick- "$
layer thirty-eight years age. The cork
was mucu uccaycu, out net mere man u
naif a gill et tbe contents had evaporated. f
Tlin nnnlltv urna nnt nf tlin hast and an
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had net improved it rauch.t Although ae J
tax nas ueen paid en tbls whisky, lt,M
hardly probable that Uncle Sam will tear. -
his long coat-tails about it.