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FACTS ABOUT THE POSTAL LAWS
Seme "Ilent's" That Will Sate Letter
Writers a Heap of Trouble.
MAYSVILLE, KY., WEDNESDAY, JUNE 15, 1892,
KENTUCKY WEATHER REPORT.
What We May Expect Between Tills Time
and Te-morrow Etening.
THE LEDGER'S VEATIIEIt SIGNALS.
tPhttt streamer fair; Mte-itAiN or smiw;
With Vlack adevk 'twill waiimkk grew.
If Black' BENEATH COI.DEII 'twill bes
Unless TJtncfc's shown no change we'll eue.
rf"Ttin nlime forecasts iire made for a
r period 01 thlrtj'-Ix hours, ending ut 8 o'clock
Bran n itf ' J 1 J&
PIFFEHENT MOPES Of KISSING.
In Bosten when'they esculate
It's just a Sncchle hush,
Ne louder than tlie mingling of
Four dainty bits of plush.
In Hartferd when the labials meet
i A gcntle whlsu Is heard,
Like sound that pulses from the grain
When by a zephyr stirred.
But when In Banger they colllde
In llp-carcss you hear
A sound qulte like a clapboard dropped
Upen an Iren pler.
But when two Jfaysvllle levers meet
In war with cherry lips,
Tbecarthquake win os are strong enough
Te sink two hundred ships.
fStri uewharcfrttwl vMttnu von, or if ieu
arc vetnQ airau nn a vlrtt, plcae drop una note
te that tftct.
L. V. Davis is in Cincinnati te-
Colonel Jim Huff
the city yesterday.
of Carlisle was in
James T. Kacklcy Las
his trip te St. Leuis.
Editor Duleyef The l.-D. was
from Flemingshurg yesterday.
- Miss Mattie Tabb of Flemingsburg is
, visiting the family of A. J. McDeugle.
Miss Annie Hudsen has returned from
l'aris, accompanied by Mrs. A. Noyes.
Dr. Simcex of Covington is here in at
tendance upon the Ort Sauvary weddfng.
Miss Susie Pickett returns te day from
a visit te Miss Pattie Tribble at Danville.
II. C. Smith has gene te Newport te
visit his daughter, Mrs. 0. N. Bewman.
uarry wauswenu win oe ai vunuu-
. burg the remainder of this week attending
Miss Frank Morrison has returned te
Iinr limnn In f!liteni7r. aftr n visit te Mrs.
,. w. u.- ... 0-,
.' . Jennie 0. Clarke.
' Ai J. Gatoweoil and Oscar Brether of
wingsville wcre here attending the Ncs-bitt-Cummings
Miss Ellen Shacktoferd has returned
from Central Kentucky where she at
tended school the past session.
, Mrs. Barr and daughter, Miss Sallle, of
Portsmouth attended the wedding or h. u.
Nesbitt and Miss Ella M. Cummings.
' Mrs Hnrrv Duke of Salt Lnke Cltv is
.'k visiting relatives near Xjowiseurg. air.
ftrDuke will arrive en the 20th of this
v. .Heward W. Hunter of Louisvfrhe is the
guest of J. James Weed and family. He
, came up te attend the Hunter-Morgan
w Miss Eflle Hanford of Ashland and
S4iltlSS -U1UUIU UlUIl Ul uujtiuii, j., mu
1l ri t It. rA...n f AHn
here te attend the wedding of Miss
Mrs. S. B. Richardson, Mrs. B. White-
$man Weed, Miss Carrle Weed and Ham
ilten Htfnter all of Louisville attended
4he Hunter-Morgan nuptials.
Dr. William and Charles Nesbltt came
down from Owjngsvllle te be present at
.1 i t .ui i. ..!. r II Tk?
f IU0 murnugu ui muir uiuuiui, a, u. xiw
'.Dill, anil Jims ttiiauuraraings.
After visiting a woek hore among
friends, Miss Mamie Alien has returned
Je Newport. She was accempanied by
Mrs. Jehn Ti Short and two children.
Miss Mamie Scott returned last evening
from Owensboro, accempanied by Miss
fT?1ln Wntklm nf Hint rllv. wlin wilt tin
(JwLMlea Scott's guest. The young ladles go
June is the Mexican
Strychnine is new used as an autidetc
in snake poisoning.
The net earnings of the Kentucky
Midland Railroad are about 81,000 a
n m - -
The lcenard cannot chanee his snots.
nil, come te think of it, why should he
want te de se?
Weak a wet sponge in your hat. It
may save the doctors the trouble of put
ting you en ice.
Keep coell Excitement superinduces
sutistroke, and besides that it helps te
wilt one's cellar.
Rev. J. S. Hillhouse, from Sam
Jenes's town in Georgia, was robbed of
$40 while en his way te Cincinnati.
JUK& Oth was the Chinese National
holiday. It was held in honor of the
Emperor Hen, a greatly beloved ruler.
William, eldest son of Jehn E. Blaine,
has outgrown his father by two inches,
and will seen enter upon the study of
Mauriaee will continue te be a failure
till our young women learn te support a
man in the style he has nlways been
EVENING RIDES ON THE RIVER.
inauguration of Captain l'hister's Scries
of Siimmcr-Niglit Excursions.
This evening Captain C. M. Phlster
will, with his steamer Laurance, begin
his personally-conducted summer excur
sions, leaving the ferry landing at 7
o'clock and running within the city limits.
Fare for the round trip 10 cents. The
bea't is fitted out with life-preservers,
ileats, beats, &c, as required by Govern
New Oiileans is a nice place te get
away from. The river is higher than
known for ferty-five years, and the city
is new en an island.
Mks. J. M. Fiiazee, wife of Represen
tative Frazcc. has sent a large number of
books as a tjift te the library of the Pen!
tentiary at Frankfort.
Who will dare say new that Ashland
isn't one of the leading cities? A quorum
couldn't be gotten together te held a
meeting of the City Council.
Bill Dance, a 33 tough of Pendleton
county, shot and killed a young man
named Perry at Gum Lick Springs. He
had net been arrested at last accounts.
Gideon Ryman, fermer proprietor of
the Indiana Heuse, Cincinnati, and once
a man of considerable property, died en
n lounge in the efllec of Dr. Andersen N.
J. W. PnuETT, Cashier of the Frank
fort National Bank, has resigned his
position as Commissioner of the Feeble
Minded Institute. The cause assigned is
the pressure of private business.
J. MONTOOMEItY HUNTEUOf LoiUsville
and Miss Anna C. Morgan were married
last evening at the residence of the bride's
mether, Mrs. H. C. Morgan, in the West
End, Rev. B. W. Mcbane officiating.
Tnu Legislature has, in a spirit of true
Democratic economy, created the office
of Commissioner of Banks, with a salary
of $3,G00. IIe is alsq allowed an $1,800
clerk and can employ an expert at f 10 a
Newton Henns and Henry Beaver
were fast friends in Pleasant county, W.
Va. They tanked up and quarreled evor
some small matter. New Hebbs gees te
the penitentiary for elghteen years for
The original " kicker," in a metaphori
cal sense, is montiencd in the first book
of Samuel, second chapter, twcnty-nlnih
verse, where a man of Ged said unto Eli,
"Whcroferc kick ye at my sacrifice and
and at mine offerings?"
m. . m ii
PUESIUENT STUCKY Of the Louisville
Club is trying te buy stock enough te
control the club. In that case he will re
instate Pfcffer as captain, and make him
also manager. In case he cannot get the
stock, he says he will glve Pfeffcr his re
lease. ii .
Maysvillk Division Ne. 0, U. R. K. of
P., was net forgetful of The Pirnue Led Led
eku last night when the time for ice
cream and strawbcrrles came around. A
representative was invlted te be at the
refreshment parlors nf E. F.- Powell at 10
p, m and 'was prompt te avail hlmself of
the opportunity Afforded.
The Fifth of
Fourth of July.
LIBRARY FOR THE INFIRMARY.
Who Will Contribute a Few Heeks te Found
a Library for the Peer?
Tun LiuwEU suggests that these who
have spare books or magazines can make
geed use of them by denaing them te the
Masen County Infirmary, where they
will form the nucleus of a library for the
Who will be first te respond?
Beeks may be left at The Ledgeh
office, and their receipt will be properly
aud gratefully acknowledged.
Laiie Kennedy, aged 14, was crushed
te death by a hogshead of tobacco roll
ing en him at Walten.
The Election bill new pending in the
Legislature requires the polls te be closed
at 4 o'clock in the afternoon.
While there Is no smallpox near us,
and prebab'y will net be, it would be as
well if everyene should be vaccinated.
W. K. Tour, formerly of this cily, was
"raised" te the sublime Degree of a M.
M. at Ceuncrsville, Ind., a few evenings
The commencement exercises at the
Academy of the Visitation will be held
Wednesday, June 22d. at half past 10
The Ladies' Aid Society of the Bap
tist Church will meet this evening at 7
o'clock with Mrs. Alwilda Wheeler,
Somehow or ether they can't get the
sanitarium at Irenton started right. Dr.
C. C. Owens went up last night te show
them hew it is done.
Yesterday was Dr. and Mrs. Samuel
Pangburn's twenty-second wedding anni
versary, which was observed quietly by
the Docter and his geed wife.
Barney McCune, an engineer, get
chuck full of mean whisky at Cincinnati,
laid down beside the boilers and roasted
te death before he woke up.
A marriage license was gtanted yester
day granted te W. Housten and Miss
Mattie Bateman of Minerva. They will
be married this afternoon at Minerva.
The Government will exhibit a large
collection of sea monsters at the World's
Fair. It went be complete unless it
includes a specimen of the pension
Mrs. Byren, an old lady living at
Jehnsen's Junction, was thrown from
her buggy near Marshall's Station yester
day and sustained a fracture of ene of
her limbs. She was attended by Dr. C.
Rememuer, The Ledoer prints "Hel
Wanted," "Lest." "Found," and similar
notices net of a business character, free
of charge. The only thing we require is
that the copy be sent in befere 9 o'clock
en day of publication.
The Gcrmantewn Fair Company has
decided te offer a premium of 200 for the
best saddle horse, mare or gelding, and
also a premium of $200 for the best bar-'
ness horse, mare or gelding, at the net
fair. Entrieste close the first day of the
A few brilliant trading gentlemen arc
said te have purchased 5,000,000 bushels
of wheat in Chicago yesterday. If it
wero all sent as a gift te suffering Russia,
Would there be enough of it te make a
biscuit for a hungry child?
Mrs. C. C. and Miss Bell Arthur of
Shannen spent a pleasant week in Nicho
las and Bourbon visiting the families of
Mr. and Mrs. James H. Arthur, Mr. and
Mrs. Jehn C. Arthur, 'Bquire Jehn Tilton
and family, Mr. and Mrs. Will D. Thack Thack
sten and Mr. and Mrs. Alf. Ball.
The Ledgeh will issue a special edi
tion, early en the morning ej July 4th.
Advertisers will de well te take ml ran
tage of this issue, which teill le large
and unique. Copy must he in hand net
Utter thairnoen of the 1st.
THK'marble walnsceating and tiling in
the room te be occupied by Ballcnger Is
the handiwork of Mike Gilmerc, the
marble man. It is superfluous te add
that It Is well done that gees without
saying. And it must be said that when
finished this will be the handsomest store
room in all the country roundabout.
Jehn Crowley of Covington, who
mysteriously disappeared en the 14th of
May, with seme $3,000 or mero, returned
Saturday night after a dellgbtful trip te
his old home in Ireland, IIe gave as a
reason for his audden doparture that his
family objectcd, and net desiring te be
persuaded out of it, he left without con
AN EARLY MORNING WEDDING.
Kdwnr.l II. Neshitt anil Miss Ella M. Cum
mings nt the llaptist Church.
, This morning at U o'clock at the First
Baptist Churr-h in this city, Edward
Hugh Nesbitt and Miss Ella Milten
Cummings, two well-known and highly
esteemed yeuug peeple In Maysville
society, were united in marriage.
A large number of their friends were
present te witness the ceremeny. The
wedding was quiet and unostentatious, in
keeping with the wishes of the contract
The ushers were A. J. Gatcwoed and
Oscar Brether qf Owingsville, L. Gay
Strode of Fayette county and Oscar Mc Mc Mc
Deugle of this city. There were no
bridesmaids. The bridal party wcre
preceded te the altar by the four ushers.
The officiating clergyman was the Rev.
J. E. Wright of the M. E. Church. Seuth,
and Mrs. Sallie Thernlcy presided at the
Mr. and Mrs. Nesbitt left en this
morning's train for the East, where
several points of intcicst will be visited.
They will spend several days with rela
tives in Pennsylvania and Lexington, and
Owingsville will be included among
their stepping places en their way home.
On their return they will be " at home"
te their friends at the residence of Dr. J
The groom, Edward Hugh Nesbitt, is
a member of the firm of Nesbitt & Ce.,
dry goods, en Sutten street, this city.
He lias lived in Maysville about two
years, having come here from Owings
ville. He is a young man of steady
habits, geed moral character and is
strictly attentive te business.
The bride, Miss Ella Milten Cummings,
is a giandaughtcr of the late James H.
Hall, Sr. She Is well and most favorably
known in Maysville, where she has wen
and has the admiration and esteem of
Shelbyvillc. July 13th te 15th.
Eminence, July 10th te 23d.
Harrodsburg, July 2eth te 30th.
Danville. August 2d te Oth.
Versailles, August 2d te Oth.
Columbia, August Oth te 12th.
Sharpsburg, August Oth te 13th.
Nlchelasville, August 10th te 20th.
Campbcllsville, August 10th te 10th.
Lebanon, August 23d te 2flth.
Maysville, August 23d te 27th.
Lexington, August 30th te Sept. 3d.
Paris, September Oth te 10th.
Bardstown, September, flth te 10th
Winchester, September 13th te 17th.
Elizabethtown, September 13th te 10th.
Herse Cave, September 20th te 23d.
Cynthlana. September 21st te 24th.
All the abeve meetings have trotting
Alexandria, August 30th te Septcmbar
Three marrlage licenses were issued
the County Clerk yesterday.
Eighteen persons were prostrated by
heat in New Yerk City and four died.
Sam Stevens murderously assaulted
Geerge Hines at Louisville with a brick.
A resolution was offered in the Heuse
at Frankfort te abolish the Insurance
A new steamer en the Ohie is the
Georgia, plying between Huntington and
The ladies of the art club will give a
reception at the Library en nct Tuesday
evening, June 21st
Dus. J. T. Strode and J. H. Samuel
have formed a partnership for the
practice of mcdiclne and surgery.
William Brawner of the Sixteenth
Kentucky lately applied for an incrcase
which was granted. It was a boy.
A convention te neminate a candidate
for Congress will be held by the Demo
crats of the Seceud Kentucky District
nt Hendersen, August Oth.
Mrs. Lucy Bowler, a peer washer
woman, fell forty feet from a reef where
she was hanging clothes in Cincinnati
and was frightfully injured.
At Austin, Texas, II. 1). Rankin's
liTery stable burned There wcre up
ward of 150 tlne Kentucky horses In the
stable and only ene was rescued.
Charles Ort of Felicity, O., and Miss
Bcssle Sauvary will be married at the
residonce of the bride's parents, Fifth
Ward, at 3 o'clock this afternoon.
The Pension bill as reported te he
8onate is increased $11,012,283 ever the
amount appropriated by the Heuso, and
exceeds the bill of last year by 11,123,
It has becu established that Geerge
Newman, the, Loulsvllle official charged
with debauching an olevcn-year-old girl,
was the victim of attemptcd blackmail.
The child's aunt set up the ob.
An effort has been put en feet te start
a paper mill at Bowling Green
R. F. Williams was admitted last night
te membership in DeKalb Ledge, 1. O.
James J. Gorden of Steubenville has
purchased and taken charge of The Daily
A franchise has been granted for the
erection of water-works and an electric
light plant at Hepklnsville.
In Loulsvllle J. W. Gaulbut and Charles
D. Pcarce have brought suit against W.
T. Grant for a balance of $021.
Of the 328,000 divorces granted in the
United States during the last twenty
years. 310,000 were granted at the request
The two-year-old child of James
Moere, near Princeton, fell into a kettle
of boiling wnter and was se badly scalded
that It died.
The affairs of the Citizens' Electric
Light Company of Loulsvllle are said te
be in an unsatisfactory condition, and a
receiver is talked of.
Mrs. Mary Weeds has filed suit in
Louisville against the Owensboro and
Nashville Railroad. She asks fiO.OOO
for the killing of her husband in a wreck.
Jehn Early Polk, son of W. H. Polk
the newspaper man, will te-morrow wed
Miss Linda Woodridge of Versailles.
They go at once te Seattle, Wash., te
make their home.
Carrie Meaciiam, aged in, ran away
from Georgetown with a drinking chap
named Jnmes Blackburn, and the geed
old mother of the girl has been hunting
for them in Cincinnati.
Miss Gill of Elkton, a niece of Hen
Ben Bristow, is te be married this week
te Professer Charles Hitchcock of Bos Bes Bos
eon, Mass., the ceremony te take place nt
the old Bristow homestead in Elkton.
Bruce Miller, nephew of the late
B uce ChamD, has purchased the widow's
interest in The Bourbon Ifetes, and after
July 1st the paper will be conducted by
Champ & Miller, the former a son of Mr
William D. Roeers, the eldest citizen
of Louisville, died at the age of 100 years,
two months and four days. He was born
in Henry county, and was one of eleven
sons of Jehn Rogers, who came te this
country with Lafayette during the Revo
lution. There were 208,000 desertions from the
Union armies during the war of the
Rebellion; and the present Democratic
Congress is busily engaged in passing
bills removing the charge of desertion
against these men se as te enable them te
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The Heuso has passed a bill te declare
Indian children citizens when they reach
the age of tweuty-ene, provided they
have had ten years of industrial train
ing. The bill provides that thereafter
sech Indians shall receive no support
from the Government.
The Indies of the M. E. Church gave
nn ice cream supper Inst night at the resi
dence of Mrs. Jehn M. Shcpard. Every
thing wns delightfully served and the
receipts wcre quite handsome The
Ledger wns kindly remembered, for
which the ladies have many thnnks.
Mrs N E. Ryland. aged 08, anil a
prominent member of the Christian
Church, died at Lexington. She was very
eccentric in her ways, and requested that
no notice be given te the nowspnpers of
her death, and that her burial be a quiet
affair. She was wealthy and well
Ed Cheely, a Cincinnati harness
maker, get his tank very full and went te
bed en the soft side of a railroad track
A train of cars pulled the covering off
him, and a patrol wugen hauled him te
the Hospital, but he did net wake up till
the Doctors commenccd putting a few
new shingles en his head. It is wonder
ful what a seething effect Cincinnati
Dit. Frazee has made the last break te
remove the capital. He offered a resolu
tion yesterday providing for the appoint
ment of a joint committee te select four
locations, ene of which shall be near
Frankfort. The committee is te report
te the Legislature, and the arguments that
will fellow will glve that able body an
ethor lease en II fe at the oxpense of the
Let us unfurl our banners and have a
real old-fashioned Fourth of July blow
out, with plenty of red, whlte and blue
flre aud a few pounds of powder. The
P. O. 8, A. propeso a picnic at the Fair
Grounds, and The Ledger will issue a
special and unique edition appropriate te
the day. It will be monex in the pockets
of our merchants If they will take advan
tage of this opportunity te advertise their
wares. Make your contracts for space at
ence If you want choice of position.
Don't mall any letter until you are sure that
It Is completely and properly addressed.
Don't place the address se that there will he
no room for the pest-mark.
Don't fall, In the hurry of business, te rrlte
the name of the state jeu Intend and net
your own a very common error.
Don't fall te make certain that your manner
of writing the name of an oflice or state
may net cause It te be mistaken for one
similar In appearance. It Is often hotter te
write the name of the state In full.
Don't fall,lf)ou are in doubt as te the right
name of the oince for which your letter Is
intended, te consult the Postal Guide, which
nny I'estmuster will be pleased te show you.
Don't fall te give the street and house number
of the person for whom mall matter is
Intended in addressing' it te a city or large
Don't mall any letter until you are sure that
It Is properly stamped.
Don't fall te place the stamp In the upper
right hand corner.
Don't wrlte en the envelepe "In ha9te,"
" Cure of Postmaster," etc.; it does no geed,
und tends te confusion In the rapid handling
of mull matter.
Don't fall te hear In mind that It is unlawful
te Inclese matter of a higher class in ene
that Is lower; f. (., merchandise in news
papers. Don't mail any letter unless your address, with
a request te return. Is upon the face of the
enelepe; se that In case of non-delivery it
m III he returned directly te you.
Don't fall te glve your correspondents your
full address, se that a new postman cannot
Don't fall te notify your Postmaster of any
change In our address.
Don't trut te the fact that jeu are an "old
resident," "well-known citizen," etc., but
have your letter addressed in full.
Don't full, If jeu intend te be away from home
for any length of tlme, te Inform your
Postmaster what disposition shall be made
of your mall.
Don't delay the delivery of any mall matter
that jeu may take out for another.
Dm't fall te sign jour Ictters In full, se that
ir they reach the Dead Letter Offlce they
may be promptly returned.
Don't, when you fall te receive an expected
letter, charge the postal service with its
less until you have learned from your cor
respondent all the facts in regard te its
mailing, contents, etc.
Don't forget that pestage en drop letters is
new two cents Just the same te send them
across the street us It Is te send thorn across
Don't ask any ene connected with the Pest
ofllce te address a letter for you, or te affix
the stamps or te seal it.
Don't ask a lrtter carrier te take your mall te
the PostelHco unless the postego Is paid en
It bj stamps. He Is net allowed te accept
money te pay for the stamps.
Don't ask any ene connected with the Post Pest Post
olHco te till up an application for n money
Don't present jour letters for registration
until jeu lue placed the contents thcieln.
sealed It. had It weighed and put the
neccwarj injhtaire en It, and have written
jour name and Posteiliee address In full
ncrecs the end of the envelope.
Don't mall a parcel without provleusly weigh
ing It te ascertain the proper amount of post
age. Don't wrap a parcel In such manner that the
wrapper may hecome separated from the
Don't seal or wrap parcels in such manner
that their contents may net be easily ex
Don't mall parcels te foreign countries with
out special lnqulrj- concerning the regula
tions governing foreign addressed mall
matter. Don't attempt te send merchandise te foreign
countries, ether than Canada and Mexico, in
execution of an order or as gifts, unless the
pestage Is prepaid at uve cents per half half half
ouiice. Don't ttt'tempt te send merchandise, te foreign
countries by " Parcels Pest," unless j-eur
Postmaster be consulted concerning the
country addressed nnd the manner of mail
ing matter thereto.
Don't fall te put the address of the sonder en
each parcel bofero mailing. This te faolll faelll faolll
tate a return te the sender In the event of
Don't expect te remember all these things
after reading them once, but cut them out
nnd pest them up for f uture reference.
LIST OK ADVERTISED LETTERS,
ilelew- is a list of letters remaining uncalled
for at the Maysville PostelBco for the week
ending June Hth, lKtt:
Combs, Mrs. Llule
Daniels, Laura It.
Krisble, Mrs. Jeslp
Oray, Mrs. KateCv
Leenard, Lieut. P. II.
Roberts, B. M.
Bean. Jehn T.
liitreru. Mrs. Mary
n. Llule (oel) Williams, U W.
Kirk, rannie wiutera.n.T.
Loekrldge, W. 8, Yeung, Svdle
tWOne cent due en eaeh of above.
Persons calling for these letters will pletue
sr that they are adrertteed.
Themas a. Davis, PivtmHUr.