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THI& IS "STARTLING!
A BIG CLASH
Mav (Vrnr In Wnur Vnrlr CM.v.
JUDGE JAMES P. HAlWEBOtt'S JIECOUD
Election Day ;35
&.? r AS A SALdllT QllAliUEH.
(Hrra Elected Judge of. Fleming and tfurti
lj Cet4tUi or Mere Pay lie Alte Levied
a, $3 Petltax Contrary te Laic.
James ,P.' Ilarbesen, Democratic can
didate for Judge of the Nineteenth
Judicial District, is semewhat of a "cor "cer
. notation lawyer" himself, for he was at
' terney for the railroad which runs from
Jehnsen Junction te Hillsboro, passing
The only reason that he Isn't mere of
a " corporation lowyer" Is that there are
no ether corporations in his neighbor
hood te employ him.
But he Is something mero than a
" corporation lawyer."
He Is a " salary grabbed"
When he was elected Judge of the
Fleming County Court the salary of the
office was $500 a year.
Mr. Uarbesen made the race with a
full knowledge of that fact.
He entered into a contract with the
people of his county that he would serve
them as Judge for $500 a year.
", And yet, nfter he was secure In his
He actually sued the county for $250
The Jury befere which the case was
tried awarded him the sum of $5 and
he nccepted it thus virtually acknowl
edging the injustice of his- larger claim.
Further than this, Mr. Ilarbesen has
proven, himself an autocrat.
Whlle he was County Judge of Flem
ing he made a levy of $3 pelltax en
every man in the county.
And this was done in spite of the fact
that the Constitution of the state limits
the pelltax te $1 50 a head.
When Mr. Harbeson's attention was
called te the matter he stubbornly re
fused te recede from his position, de
claring- that thp Constitution was net (
And it was net nntll the Governer and
Attorney General were consulted that the
, people of Fleming county were freed from
the possibility of paying an unconstitu
Thus Mr. Ilarbesen stands before the
people of the Nineteenth Judicial Dis
A corporation lawyer;
A salary grabber;
De the taxpayers of the District think
their Interests will be subserved by
-.placing the judicial machinery in his
We have always considered the effice
of Circuit Judge of sufficient iinportance
te inspire all fair-minded and order-
" loving men with a desire te held the
place, and, as far as. Is consistent, the
occupant also, abeve even the suspicion
that political influonces could pollute
. that ormine which should everywhere be
. regarded as the palladium of justlce be-
i - tween man and man.
With this view we have even refrained
In the contest new before us from com-
menting upon the official acts of Judge
James P. Ilarbesen, although it is uni
versally conceded that such acts, for
manifest reasons of public policy, are at
'i all times open te fair criticism and pnb-
- He 'consideration.
Hence thus far we have net said one
word concerning the fact that he, as the
Presiding Judge of the Flouting County
Court of Claims, at a session held slnce
the adoption of the new Constitution for
this state, which expressly prohibits the
levying of a pelltax exceedlng $1 50 te
. the Individual, net only favered a levy
of $3, but persistently refused te recon-
- vene the Magistrates te annul the Ille
gal assessment until after he- had goue
te Frankfort te consult the Govorner
nnd Atterney Goneral.
Nevertheless some of his adherents In
this race point te him as a profound ex
ponent of the law and a f riend of the
common people. ,
. Neither have we alluded te the break
ing of geed faith by him with his con
stituents In Ms olectlon te the effice of
County Judge of that county by his
premising when a candidate, ns his
neighbors and even political friends
. claim, tltat he would serve In such official
, capacity for $500 per aunum, and Im
mediately after getting the place sued
the ccanty for $750, succeeding at the
' end of an expive lltlgatta la see-
ring an increase of $25 evor the $500
already allowed him according te agree
ment. And yet he sympathizes with the peer
taxpayer, se they tell you.
As properly and significantly reflect
ing upon his judicial equipeise and
peculiar fitness for such an exalted
trust, we have net recoiled te the many
friends and acquaintances of the la
mented Judge Andrews that Judge Ilar Ilar
beeon, whlle clothed with temporary
authority as Special Judge of the Flem
ing Circuit Court, saw proper te in
flict upon that venerable gentleman a
fine for a supposed contempt of court,
which act of authority was carried un un
ferglven te the grave by the ene who
sustained It nnd nlways claimed it te
have been uncalled for and unjust.
These things are plain, unvarnished
truths that address themselves in un
mistakable terms te the sober centem
platien of every thoughtful citizen of
this Judicial District.
V&1! you have friends vUltlng you, or If you
are aetngaxcau en a visit, please drop us a note
te that effect.
Will Eylar of Georgetown, O.
the city last night.
Miss Katie E. Bayer left yesterday
morning te visit relatives in Ripley.
Misses Bertha Ort and Annie Newell
attended the wedding of Miss) Florence
Ynge at Covington.
Miss Katie Cnbllsh returned last even
ing from a visit te Miss Minnie Kapps of
Walnut Hills. Cincinnati.
SUE HIT TFIE NAIL.
Tbe woman found she could drlve a span,
Though berarm and wrist wero frail,
With almost the skill of the average man,
And she thought she could drlve a nail.
Se she seized the hammer with action grand,
Then dropped It In anguish dumb,
Fer she missed the nail that Bhe held In her
And bit the nail of her thumb.
GevEHNOn McKinlev orated at Irenton
JenN Smith, a Paris herse thief, was
captured at Covington.
W. S. Hewell has been appointed
Postmaster at Peach Orchard.
Werk will seen begin en the new
Government Building at Richmond. It
Will cost $75,000.
Peyton McMakin and Miss Lizzle
Weed, elepers from Chaplin, wcre mar
ried in Jeffersen ville.
At Berry, Harrison county, four resi
dences and a livery stable wero destreyed
by flre. Less $10,000.
VeTKJts, remember that the polls clese
at 4 o'clock en election day. Ne ballet
can be cast after that hour.
A storehouse containing flour belong
ing te B. Baer at Owonshero was de
stroyed by fire. Less 8-1,500.
Henry Dellman of Cincinnati, a
brakeman in the Norfolk and Western,
had both legs cut off by a yard engine
The Courtheuso at Vanceburg was
crowded Thursday night, when W.A.
Byren and Themas A. Davis speke there.
There is a gontleman in Mnysville
who wants te bet $500 that Harrison will
be elected Prcsident. Call at this effice.
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The city efllclals of Central City have
become involved In a row, and a gang of
hoodlums is running the town. The citi
zens talk of organizing a Vigilance Com
mittee Remember, The Ledoer prints "Uelp
Wanted." "Lest." "Found," and similar
notices net of a business character, fret
of charge. The only thing we roquire ,1s
that the copy be sent in bofero 0 o'clock
en day of publication.
If reperts from the East are true thore
will be some reason for women wearing
men's hats, The latest fad that has
struck that section Is for tbe ladles te tip
their hat gracefully In acknowledging
a bow from a gcntleman.
m mi 1 1
Evard Masen, a man supposed te be
from this city, was trying te take a ride
en an outgoing L. and N. train Thursday
night at Mllldale, when he was thrown
off and fell en a plle of ties. He wa
picked up ItMeatlble, and it Ii believed
hit skull wm broken.
MAYSVLLE, K?., SATURDAY, NOVEMBER s, 1892.
irir.iT is oeiso en along tub
BEAUTIFUL OHIO MY Ell.
Drlftieoed Gathered en Jilutre and Stream
by The Ledger's ll'rather-lteaten Old Tar
and I'ilctl Up llemly Fer Vite.
The river remains stationary.
There are fifty-two inches of water at
Shall we ever again hour the whistles
of the large passengers?
The river can be forded at Charleston
Bar without much difficulty.
The Frank Praton is running in the
Cincinnati and Manchester trade.
8everal tens of coal have been gathered
off Charleston Bar by the citizens living
in that vicinity.
The C. and O. has purchased one of
the Newport and Cincinnati ferryboats
and will place them at Portsmouth.
A few mero inches of water will cnable
the small towboats te run up some of the
empties scattered along down the Ohie.
The channel at Manchester is very nar
row, but of geed depth, and the beats
experience no difflcultyln passing through.
Snow is three inches deep in some of
the Virgiuia mountains.
Themas A. Davis and W. A. Byren
will speak at Flemingsburg te-night.
Colonel S. G. Uillis of Concord is
much improved after a recent spell of
After Wednesday next The Ledger
will devote much mero space toecal af
fairs, and less te politics. New is the
time te subscribe
"The White Slave" seems te be as
popular as ever this season, judging by
the attendance at the various theaters in
which it has played. It will be seen here
The meeting en Lawrence Creek is
still growing in interest nnd numbers.
One mero addition last night. Baptism
will be administered te-morrow at 2
It is reported from Frankfort that Gov Gov
ereor Brown will allow the Revenue and
Taxation bill te become a law without
signing it, owing te his objection te some
of its features.
The topics at the Christian Church to
morrow will be: Morning, "The Pil
grim's Hepe nnd Heme," Hcb. xiii, 14;
evening, 7 o'clock, "The Duties of Chris
tian Citizenship," Rem. xiii, 1-7. '
Enterprise Meat Cutters and Lard
Presses are the best made, a stock of all
sizes, also a beautiful line of Ceal Vases,
(Brass and Japan.) Shevels, Pekers and
Tongs, at Frank Owens Hardware- Ce.
The Mechanics' National Building and
Lean Association of Louisville has organ
ized a branch office in Loxlngten. Lex
ington new heads the list of cities of its
slze with building and lean associations
The American Federation of Laber has
decided te appropriate money enough te
make a test case in Indiana for the viola
tion of the eight-hour law of that state
The carpenters of Elwood are at the bot
tom of the test.
There will be no morning scrvice at
the Third Street M. E. Church te-morrow
in erder that theso of the congrega
tion, who se desire, may attend the dedi
cation exercises of the new M. E, Church,
Seuth. Sunday-school and afternoon and
evening services as usual.
Of the Presidents of the United States
seven were born in Virginia, four in
Ohie, two in New Yerk, two in Massa
chusetts, two in North Carolina, and ene
each in Seuth Carolina, New Hampshire
Pennsylvania, Kentucky, Verment and
New Jcrsey. Of their ages at death
Jehn Adams was eldest, 01, and James
A. Gartleld youngest, 50.
Cards have been rcceived by friends
in This city announcing the marrlage en
November 3d, at Austin, Texas, of Wil
liam Uenry Frltts and Miss Cera Lee
Garrett. The bride is a sister of Rer.
R. B. Garrett, formerly Paster of the
First Baptist Church of this, city. The
groom is a resident of Carllile, Ky., where
the newly married ceuple will be at
home after November fth.
The Phytrlan't State Tlu-re Is A'e Came
for Alarm An Investigation.
In pursuance of a request made by tbe
County and City Beard of Health, each
physician of Maysvllle was asked te
report all rases of diphtheria under his
Dr. Pickett "P huve no cases of
diphtheria. There is no cause for great
Dr. Cartmell "I have no cases of
diphtheria. There is no epidemic new,
nor has Maysvllle, te my knowledge,
ever had nn epidemic of diphtheria."
Dr. A. G. Browning "I have two
cases en Frent street, Fifth Ward, con
valescing, another in Fifth Ward thnt
may net turn out te be diphtheria. This
is net an epidemic."
Dr. Smoot "I have no diphtheria;
there is unnecessary alarm ever tbe
Dr. Adamsen mode no report.
Dr. Reed "I have one case en West
Second street that is convalescing. It is
no unusual thing te find at this season
an occasional case of diphtheria. There
is no epidemic."
Dr8. Strode &' Samuel "We have
one case convalescing. There is no
cpidemlc of the disease in our city and no
reason for excitement."
Dr. Pangburn "I have ene case in
Dr. Phillips "I have a case of
diphtheria in my practice"
Dr. Shackleford " I have a case of
diphtheria in my own family. It is a
light attack and the little patient is
Dr. Pollitt " I have no diphtheria at
all in my practice."
Dr. Phister "I have three cases in
one family en Grant street. It is no
unusual occurrence te find diphtheria at
this sousen in any town along the Ohie
Valley. There Is no epidemic In this
Dr. O'Brien "I have no case of
Dr. Yazcll "I have two cases In
Sixth Ward and they are convalescing."
Dr. Stevens" I have but a single case
and there is no cause of alarm."
Frem the intelligent source from which
the above information has been obtained,
there certainly seems te be no reason for
The ene fact is apparent, no epidemic
of diphtheria has ever visited our city.
The reports gene out are unwarranted
when compared with the facts and evi
dence obtained'abeve. It was an unfor unfer unfor
tunate coincidence that in almost half of
the fatal cases the deaths occurred within
a few hours of each ether.
. However appalling that ene day may
appear, the mortality, se far as diph
theria Is concerned, is no greater for 1802
than it was for 1891.
In the published report of the deaths
occurring in the city of Cincinnati or of
Louisville scarcely a day gees by but
that diphtheria is named en the list of
casualties. It is read with composure
and with no great alarm.
The city of Maysvllle is in n geed
sanitary condition. Every physician
knows his duty in the premises and the
public can rest assured that an epidemic
of diphtheria will net occur.
The City Beard with the County Beard
of Health investigated the subject and
find no reason for closing schools,
interrupting any daily business or pursuit
in tbe city of Maysvllle.
Cleon C. Owens, City Physician.
i- m -
The Y. P. S. C. E. will meet te
morrow night at 0 o'clock. Consecration
night. Everyene invited.
There will be Sunday-school at the
Central' Presbyterian Church te-morrow
at 0:30 a. m. and Y. P, S. C. E. at 0 p. m.
Elisua Lewis has been granted a pen
slen at the rate of $8 per mouth from Feb
ruary, 1892. Jehn Walsh was the attor atter atter
eoy. There will be preaching at the First
Baptist Church te-morrow at 11a. m. and
7 p. m. by the Paster, Rebert G. Patrick.
Sunday-school at 0:80 a. m. Yeung Peo
ple's meeting at G p. m. All are cordially
j . .
Tiiroueh neglect yesterday we failed
te anneunce the marriage of Miss Flor
ence Yago te Charles Willctt, which oc
curred Thursday evenlng at Covington,
which was a very nice affair. The con
tracting parties wero formerly residents
of this city and the friends here extend
Our theater-goers should net miss the
opportunity next Monday night of hear
ing the talented actor, Clay Clement, who
Is fast becoming the most popular per
sonage en the stage in the roles which he
assumes. He appears in this city in
" The Bells," a romantic drama of the
highest order. Mr. Clement's support is
Btreng and the play will be meunted with
that attention te mlnutencss of detail
that gees te make a porfect production.
At Washington Opora-heuso Monday
8lfct, November 7th. Seats eh sale at
the steel uwmrArs that lead
TO AND VllOX MAYS VILLE.
Heme of the Jtall That Are Stoked Op and
l'Ueted Inte The Latgvr't Columns by.a
Tlwreughly Competent Engineer,
Suit was filed I in the United States
Court at Louisville against the county of
Mercer by the Provident Life and Trust
Company of Philadelphia, interest being
claimed en the $125,000 voted by the
county In old of the Louisville Southern
STHAXUEllS' CIIVIICH GUIDE.
Hours irhrn Services Are Held In the Va
rious Churches In Ulaynllle.
The following Directory was prepared ex
pressly ferTiiK Ledeeh:
FIRST PRESBYTERIAN CHUKCII.
IUv. J. 4J. Hay, D.D., Paster.
Public Services Sunday 11 a.m. and 7:00 p. ra.
Sabbath-school Sunday 9 a. in.
Westminster S. C. E. Sunday 7:00 p. ra.
Weekly Prnyer-mectlnir Thursday at 8 p. m.
Paster s resldonce, Hayswood Seminary.
M. E. CHURCH, SOUTH.
Rev. C. J. Xugent, Paster.
Preaching Sunday 11 a. m. and 7:00 p. ra.
Siibbuth-echoel U:,H) n. m.
Wesleyan Society C. E. Sunday 6:00 p. m.
Prayor-meetinf? Thursday 7:00 p. m.
Fer the present these services are held at the
THIRD STREET M. E. CHURCH.
Rev. D. P. Helt, Piuter.
Services cvery Sunday.
All are Invited.
Preaching at 11 a. m. and 7:00 p. ra.
Sunday-school 11: a. in.
Kpwertlr League at 0:00 p. m.
Prayer-mectlnK every Thursday at 7:00 p. m.
Paster's residence, -MS West Second street.
Chapman S. Lucas, Paster.
Preaching cvery Sunday at 11 a. m. and 7:e0
Sunday-school promptly at 9:30 a. m.
Endeavor Society Sunday evcnlng at 8:30.
Prayor-meetlng Thursday evening 7:00.
Ladles' Aid Soclety Thursday 3 p. in.
CHURCH 07 THE KATIVITV.
Rev. D. D. Chapln, Recter.
Services en Sunday at 11 a. m. and 7:00 p. ra..
en Fridays at 7:00 p. m.
Hely Communion en the first and third Sun
days of the month at the II o'clock sorvlce;
en ethor Sundays nt0:U) a. m.
Sunday-school at 10 a. m.
BEUDEN'S CnAPEt., M. E. OHUIICII.
Rev. Jehn Cheap, Paster.
Sunday-school at 9:30 a. m.
Epworth League every Sunday at 0:00 p. m.
Prayer-meeting overy Wednesday 7:30 p. m.
Preaching first and third Sundays In each
month at 10:30 a. m. and 7:30 p. m.
Class-meeting second and fourth Sundays In
ouch month at 7:30 a. ra.
Paster's residence, 310 Carmul street.
The Republicans of Musen county will
wind up the campaign Monday night
with a grand rally at Neptune Hall in
The speakers will be Hen. William A.
Byren, Themas A. Davis and ethers.
Let the Republicans of the county
The new M. E. Church, Seuth, will be
dedicated te-morrow morning. The ser-
meu will be preached by Presiding Elder
J. Reeves. The services will begin at 11
o'clock. Everybody Invited.
Speaking at Surd is.
Hen. G. W. Adair speke at Sardls last
night and was greeted by a large crowd
of enthusiastic Republicans. His rcmraks
were pointed and convincing.
Hen. Themas R. Phister addressed the.
Democracy ut the same town and was
heard by a very small audience.
Beth gentlemen paid particular atten
tion te the qualifications essential te the
Thospecchef Mr. Adair was an able
i'rectire 11 lieere Leaving Heme,
Thrce years age, while I was visiting
relatives at Uigginsvllle, Me., I was
suddenly taken with colic and sovcre
pains in the stomach. My relatives sent
te the Docter for medlclne, and he sent
me a bettle of Chamberlain's Celic,
Cholera and Dlarrhrea Remedy, telling
the boarer that if that medlclne did net
euro me he could net prescribo anything
that would. I used It and was immedi
ately relieved. ileary A. Thofern. Fer
sate by Power fe Reynolds.
sssstff f I III nH'jviflr3iHMta
The PoMce Force Instructed te Arrest.
United States Marshals
Who Attempt te Oe Within ttie flsard
llU, m They Violate a State w
Chairman IlarrUjr Will Await ffal ,
Opinion Uefer Taklec Action.
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New Yentc, Nev. &. There was mera
talk about Jehn L Davenport than any
thing clse around the political head,
quarters e both partlee Friday morn
ing. Most of the politicians have given
up prophesying &ed claiming it la tee?
near election day for that nnd Instead
they wcre discussing the sensational
pesaibllltlea e a big clash between
federal nod state authorities en next
Tuesday. Nene of the chiefs will ad
mit that they anticipate any trouble.
Nevertheless the republicans say the'
federal supervisors and deputy marshals
will go anywhere around the polling'
booths that they deem necessary, and
the demecrata say1 that if tbe marshals
de they will be ejected by force and ar
rested If they resist
It is understood that the police of
this city will be Instructed te arrest all
federal marshals, etc., who attempt tej
go within the guard rnlL
The democratic campaign managers
claimed Friday morning that the repub
lican district leaders have received in
structions that if certain voters can net
be intimidated an effort shall be made
te convince them by tbe "Dudley form
Democratic notional committeemen
would say llttle about the federal,
marshals at the polls, but It Is
understood that they fear trouble If the
opinion of Attorney General Miller is
The national committee approves the
action of the state committee in advte
Ing citizens te arrest marshals who
violated the state law, and it is likely
that Chairman Harrtty will be heard
from oe this question befere next Tues
day. He is new awaiting for certain
legal opinions which he has ashed.
The democratic national committee
say that one result of this trouble ever
O. S. marshals will be te give the
people a foretaste ei the operations of
the force bill, and thereby cause the less
of many votes te the republican party.
At the republican national and state
hcadqnartcrs it was said that the mar
shals would certainly go within the rails
at the polls, and that no authority, stats
or city, had any righ te prevent them
from se doing.
Chairman Carter, of the republican
national committee, said Friday: "As it
seems te me, this whole controversy is
between Llcut-Gev. Sheehan and the-'
United States government I am confi
dent that the United States government
will be found capable of filling its duty
towards the peeple in protecting them
from the ballet-box frauds."
The republicans claim te have posi
tive evidence that the democrats are go
ing te attempt te carry the election in
Indiana and that $150,000 has been sent
te Indianapolis for tbe purpose of buy-
intr votes. At democratic heedauarters
the leaders profess te have no anxiety ' ' &?
new count it as sure for Cleveland.
New Jersey is looked upon in the
Bame way, and all of the southern stateaj
ere figured upon for their old time ma
jorities. A Di-trtlng Island.
New Orleans, Nev. 5. The hydro
static edlcers called the attention te the
peculiar fact that a mass of forest
growth resembling a large Island and
supposed te have drifted from some por
tion of the American continent had
been sighted September 25 between the
20th and 30th meridian. The island
travels at an estimate of ever a mile an
hour, going m a northeasterly direction.
It is suspected that unless the plot is .
broken up by a storm it will drift te the
routes taken by steamships and will
eventually bring up en the American "1
coast ' '
Goei-gln Itojflntrutlen Lew Invalid.
Macen, Ge., Nev. 5. Acting for
Judge Den Pardee, Judge Speer, of tbe, '
U. S. district court rendered a decision -
declaring all registration laws In Geer-N?!
'iria Inoperative. He asserts that the ' ?2
law, In order te be constitutional, must
be uniform. As at present lows are all
local, they therefore are nnoonslltu nneonslltu nnoenslltu
tlonaL The effect of this decision Is te
make every man in the state ellglble
upon talcing oath that he has paid his
llronche, Net TOeare.
Emxni'iten, Nev. 5. The farmers of
Ftfeshire and Forthshrre will pretest
strongly against the slaughter of 1,300
head of cattle which the Huren and
Monskeaten brought from Canada te
Scotland, which the beard of agricul
ture declared were Infected with pleuro pleure pleuro
pneueonia. Twe eminent veterinary
surgeons examined the lungs of two
nnd pronounced the disease bronche-,
Mr. Lender Qeta DAmajre. '
Londen, Nev. 5. The Jury gave a
verdict Friday of 500 damages te Mrs.
Leader In her suit for slander against ,
Mrs. Smyth, who had accused her of ,
tne tneit ei a aiamena oreoen. Mrs.
Smyth will also have te pay a larg
sum in costs. The majority of the court si
room were ovldently pleased with the 'J
verdict and did net hositate te show
Ynrdreaatcr Hupp Olve Wall.
Philadelphia, Nev. 5. Jehn E.
Rupp, the yardreaster of the Eeedmtf
Railroad Ce., te whose carelessness the' '
coroner decided was due the fatal col
lision at Manaynnk, October 24r hasi
been erested and taken te Norrktewn,
where he gnve ball ter a hearing.
KlNQWOOD. W. Vs.. Nev. &. Waa'
jHCMeagcr ami Mies a,ttagmse we' i,
Burrled here. By tfcle wawiajf Mkaf ,j
dthm Decemee a awter-ia-taw te.harj
rputti, ami mg iuuw M fc BMHSa)
law te Me own eUter, i ,
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