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In 1881 snvliigK linnk deposits lit tlie
United States nmDiiiitcil te
In 1803 tliey liml grown te
llore In nn Infallible Index of our working
' people's prosperity during tlie prist eleven
years of Protection,
New Yerk fret.
MY 1 1
Rochester Democrat, Cleveland may
fairly be called the personitlcatleu of tlie
LATCH 8TIUNO AND CORK OUT.
Indianapolis Journal. When it comes
te hospitality there is nothing mean about
Bosten Herald. Thore's no place like
home, sweet home, for an ofllce-sceker
under this Administration.
Milwaukee Mcntinel.U the oulce-scck-ers
will annoy Mr. Cleveland he can try
the Carter Harrison plan of singeing their
Washington Pest. The scope of the
World's Fair is se bread that it is possi
ble for a man te be robbed in thirty-four
different and distinct languages.
Springfield (Mass.) Union. An Ohie
woman who is suing for diverce claims
that in thirty-four years of wedded life her
husbaud has allowed her but ene bonnet.
Diverce is tee geed for such a man. IIe
should be lynched.
ItEFOKM HUN MAD.
Bosten Journal. The Senate did a sen
sible thing in refusing te make it illegal
te pay campaign speakers for their ser
vices. Few mero preposterous things
than this have been asked in the name of
JUMLATlNa IN THE WOODS.
Wheeling Intelligencer. Democraticpol Demecraticpol Democraticpel
itlcians nre boasting that their party has
been in ofilce mero thau two months and
has net yet ruined the country. Their
party has net yet done any of the things
it premised te de.
DISSELL'S STHANOE ACTION.
Bosten Journal. Postmaster General
Blssell's refusal te remove the colored
Postmaster at Faycttoville, N. C, en ac
count of his race is as croditable as it is
unexpected. It will lead the Bourbons
seriously te question the genuineness of
Bosten Traveller Maine Clergyman
writes ene of our contemporaries that
"Twe things are absolutely necessary in
a Minister's study, viz.; A Bible and the
newspaper." There are a great many
Clergymen outside of Maine who held te
the same opinion.
A SUNDAY NECESSITY.
Bosten Herald. The petition for the
suppression of the Sunday newsboys will
probably get about as for as the petition
for the suppression of Sunday nowspa newspa
pcrs. The people want both, and they
are likely te get what they want and are
entitled te have.
' Bosten Herald. The Governer of New
Yerk has signed a bill making it a misde
meanor for newspaper proprietors in that
state te misrepresent their circulation for
the purpese of deceiving their advertis
ing patrons. Therc is no law en this
subject in Massachusetts, but thcre fs the
-old Mosaic commandment against lying,
and that ought te cover the ground.
TnE PAIR ON SUNDAY.
Bosten Transcript. Ten te ene the
World's Fair will be opened at least ten
Sundays te every ene that it is closed be be bo
fero the Fair is ended.
Teledo Blade. The baseball cranks of
Chicago want the Fair closed en Sunday.
It helps the Sunday game, you sce.
Bosten Journal It the World's Fair
Managers decide te epen the Fair en
Sunday their contract with Congress will
net stand in the way. A coach and six
can be drawn through that agreement
without violating anybody's conscience
What We May Expect Fer the Xext
HTlKe streamer fair;
WlthDlacfc ado vjs 'twill waiimer
If UlatH't DBNEATH-COLDER'tWlll
m Unless Black's shown no obnnge
I we'll tee.
larThe AbOMi forecasts are raade for a
porled or thirty-six hours, eQijlDg at 8 o'clock
tSflf you haverlend vWllne you, or if you
are ueing au-uu en n vUtt.pleate drop ua note
te that effect.
Basil Duke of Cincinnati Is In the
Mrs. Geor.-e L. Cox went te Cincinnati this
M. S. Olmraltt
was home from Cincinnati
Colenol II. Clay Myers of tlie Stnte of Lewls
was in the elty Saturday.
Senater Garrett S. Wnli carae home
Washington City Saturday morning.
Geerge Fennnn of Chattanooga hns been
spending n few days In Maysville and vicinity.
Mr. and Mrs. Henry A. Power and daughter
AllcnoeC Paris are visiting the family of the
Mrs. Ida May llateman,' Misses Bcssle L.
Itudy and Marie W. Itetlln have returned
home after visiting friends and relatlvea In
A WASHINGTON SERENADE.
It's Jelly up In Washington
Hut loud the Colonels rear
When the oye is en the office
And the lock is en the deer I
FiiEsn caught fish at Jehn Wheeler's.
Cabinet Photographs, $ 1 09 a dozen,
at Parker's Gallery.
Duley & Baldwin, Fire Insurance.
Ofllce, 205 Court street.
Henry PewEn and family uew reside
with the family of Allen Iinshferd at Paris.
Jonathan Hendersen, proprietor of
the Garnctt Heuse. Itlcbmend, has assigned
with $1,000 liabilities.
Best of All!
The Public Ledger Company
lias arranged te serve its
city patrons with
The Public Ledger
The Cincinnati Daily Tribune
at the remarkably low rate
of Fifty Cents a Menth for
both papers I
Twe Daily Papers
Fer the Price of One!
Z3TOrder$ given te the Carriers or
left at The Ledger Oj)ice will receive
.tSTThe lrlbune is en sale at The
Ledger Ojjicc; price 2 cents.
Dedd Graves, a young man of Frank
fort, was drowned in the river while out
camping with friends.
Near Uepkinsville Mcacham McCord,
a well-known young man, was struck by a
train and Instantly killed. IIe was under the
Intlueace of drink.
The annual "bonnet show" came off
at Sllckaway Church yosterduy,as It has regu
larly overy third Sunday in May slnce the
ministrations of Hev. Matthew Gardner mero
than fifty years age.
Optician Leuis Landman of Ne. 08
West Seventh street, (formerly 159 Kim street)
Cincinnati, 0 will be nt Aberdeen, O., at the
hotel en Wodnesday and Thursday, 24th and
25th Inst. Maysville cltlzens will have n geed
opportunity te sccure their proper glasses.
Rich Phelps, the negre saloon-keeper
eharged with the murder of William Reamer,
the morrr-ge-routid man at Hepklnsvllle, was
bound evor In the sum of tl.000 te await the
action of the Grand Jury next month. He
gave bend readily and was reloased.
Colonel Gkoheb N. Cuawfetuj is put
ting up an oOlce-bulidliig In connection with
bis shop, It will be 20X40, making the counting-room
somewbat larger than the faotery.
This Is necessary te aoeommodato the ferce of
clerks, bookkeepers, &e requlred te handle
tbe Colonel's prosperous trade.
tlJ .JtMC &
MAYSVILLE, KY.t MONDAY, MAY 22, 1893.
COMING DOWN TO ROCK BOTTOM.
FACTS THAT ARE WORTHY THE CONSIDERATION
OF THE MASON COURT OF CLAIMS.
Will the Geed SlafiMratcH Pt caste Read, Rejlect, and Then
Lean Up Against Thcinselven and See if Their Con
sciences Don't Reprove Their Wrongful Acta? The
Citu of MaiHvillc JDcHlren Only What in Rlghtfullg Hers.
FOll WE WON'T LET YOU.
It's nil right, gcntlomen of the Court of
Claims: we accept your explanation that
each and every ene of you didn't Intend any'
discourtesy te the city's committee. Hut the
discourtesy was shown all the 6ame, and it
was se tingrant that it will smell bad for seme
time te ceme.
This Is hew the average- "Court of Clalmer"
Is viewed by The Courier-Jeurnal:
"The Maysville Public Ledeeh is explod
ing Arc-crackers under the Magistrates com
posing what It calls the county's " Court of
Clams." Hut thore Is probably no mero use
less expenditure of energy than abusing the
Inanimates who make up most of the levy
courts of Kentucky."
Last year ;5,3i)l 05 was collected from the
taxpayers of Masen county for county pur
poses. There Is new ?18,7l5 22 in the Treasury.
The assessment for this year is rtf,321,SC0.
The levy Is 32K cents en each $100.
This will yield ?30,2M 83, or figures te that
Add what we have and it leeks llke this
Cash In Treasury 18,795 22
Current year's taxes 30,295 83
Total (ViffiX 07
The Ledeeii Is afraid the Masen county De
mocracy Is disposed te depart from the In
junction of the Chicago platform, which de
mands that "taxes shall be limited te the ne
cessities of the Government when honestly
and economically administered."
The Ledeek has only the kindest feeling
toward the.poeplo of Masen county.
It Is an Imputation en their well-known and
woll-desorvod reputation for honesty and high
eharacter te even inslnuate that they deslre
or would accept anything that Is net Justly
The peeple nre net te blame for tbe acts of
Injustlce that have se long been heaped upon
the taxpayers of Maysville, except Insofar as
they are responsible for tbe contlnuance In
offlce of representatives who disregard the
plainest principles et equity.
The Ledoer Intends te present the real
facts at Issue, and It bollevcs the gentlemen
themeelvcs who compeso the Court of Claims
will sce and correct the evlls complained of.
will coutlnue business at the
old stand I
New Is the tlme te subscrtbe.
Bern, te Mr. and Mrs. Jehn I. Mathews
yesterday morning, a daughter.
Te-day Is the twenty-first anniversary
of the marrlage of Mr. and Mrs. Adna A.
M i m - i
The Goveruor offers 8430 for the cap cap cap
turoef Ames and Frank Lewls, charged with
murder In Morgan count)'.
Jehn Walsh en Saturday sold for
Samuel 1). Oldham a house and let In the Sixth
Ward te Dew Masen for $750.
Several Maysville Oddfellews will go
te Maysllck this ovenlng te assist the
members of Masen Ledge In eorae work,
Thehe was a small blaze at the Dis
tillery et Jehn N. Themas & Ce. about neon
Saturday. It was caused by Ignition of the
reef ever the boilers. Damage seme $200.
Someuedy stelo n watch boleuging te
Charley Cornellson. colured, an employe at
Pegue & Themas's Dlstlllery, during the fire
Saturday. It was taken from his vest poekct
while that garment wag hanging en a wall.
OmcER Dick Medlin arrested a swarm
of bees that settled en a troe at Third and Sut Sut
eon a,trecta Saturday afternoon. They showed
but Uttle resistance, and are new comfortably
quartored In the officer's baek yard in the
IWf ' .
DOT HIS FEATIlEltS UP.
New. gentlemen of the Court of Claims, let
us reason tegether for a few moments.
Thcre Is a mutual agreement between tbe
city of Maysville and the peeple of tbe
county that each shall tuke care of its own
The city has provided a Poerhouso of its
own, and the county has provided an In
firmary. The cltlzeni of Maysville are exempted
from payment or the Infirmary Tax, the levy
for which this year is 5 cents en the ?100.
If the city sends a person te the Infirmary
she has te pay f 75 a year te the county for
keeping that person.
This Is proper under the agreement.
Unfortunately, In both county and city
there are many paupers outside both the In
firmary and Poerhouso, and thcre are also
many calls for money te pay for medical
services, groceries, clothing, burial, ic.
All these demands that arise within the
city our cltlzens pay without receurse en the
Out hew as te the cases arising in the
Just let's sec.
Under the stattue law, the Court of Claims
has power it is tnade its duty te levy a
maximum tlthe tax of $3 per capita.
This tax is specially designed te provlde for
The city is etempted from Its operations,
for the reason that she takes care of her own
peer, as stated.
Dees the county levy a tithe tax sufficient te
provlde for Its pauper peer nud the pauper
claims as the statute provides?
Ne; the levy is only Jl 50.
The result is that the pauper tund of the
county Is wholly Inadequate te tbe needs.
New, hew Is this deficiency made up?
The Court of Claims, year after year, levies
a tax en all the property of the county Oi
cludlnj the city te create what Is called a
"deficit fund," and It Is out et this fund that
allowances are made te supply any deficiency
arising because of the Inadequacy of the
tlthe tax te defray the expenses of the
The amount tevled ler tbe coming year Is
7K cents en each ?100 worth of property in
the cntire county.
Therefore, citizens of Maysville will aug
ment that fund by about fl.000, which you
have no mero right te exact of them than you
have te uxac it of citizens of Aberdeen.
Fer lel these many jears the devoted
peeple of Maysville have uncomplainingly
submitted te this Injustice.
New, honor bright, don't you think they
have a right te pretost or even " kick" as
vigorously as 'Squire Mastin's tnule?
Geoheb Maoewan, aged CO and a
widower, suicided with morphine at Owlngs Owlngs
vllle. The resldonce of Bud Reeder between
Orangeburg and Mt. Gllcad burned yestcrday
The proceeds from the Columbian
Feast given at the Central Hetel by Mrs. S. N.
Meyor amounted te (57 50.
ii , m i
Saturday Xinht'H Receipts.
The receipts of Maysvllle's three Iluildlng
Associations Saturday night wero as follews:
Masen County . $ 919 65
Limestone 422 75
Poeplo's. . . . 311 05
The Hcnate bill providing sevens
ponaltles for persons interfering with rail
way trallle or ompleyes has been inade a
special order for Thursday. It is intended te
provent membcrs et labor Unions from
stepping traffic or molesting ompleyos In tlme
of strikes. '
TnE Fayotte County Grand Jury re
turned Indictments against T. Legan Hoekor,
Councilman, for accepting a bribe; W, J.
Hqullhan, same offense, and N. Themas,
Manager Southern Construction Company,
for bribing an official, Mr. Hoeker Is an
applicant for the Colleetorshtp et this Dis
trict under President Cloveland.
The M. , Church at Aberdeen was
formally dedicated yesterday by Hev. Dr. Earl
Cranston of Cincinnati. A number attended
from this slde of the river.
Ben Giesky the snipe hunter left yes
terday for Stluklngnasty, te remaln thore.
IIe wilt find game mero plentiful en Vine
street than it was In Vinegar Hellew.
The alarm of Are et 10 o'clock yester
day morning was caused by a rantankoreus
gasollne steve at tbe resldonce of Miss Nancy
Wilsen, Ne. 209 West Second. Damage slight.
Mils. L. V. Davis, who has conducted'
the Millinery business In this city for the past
twonty-flve years, has only ene store in Mays Mays
vllle and that Is located in Zwclgart's Bleck,
Second street below Sutten. Be sure you get
into the right store.
When Napeleon overran Italy his at
tention was called te a number of silver stat
ues of tbe Apostles which bad decorated an
ecclesiastical Institution for centuries. "Take
them down," said the great conqueror, "and
coin them Inte currency that they may go
about doing geed, as did their Master."
Mellis Taylek and a woman named
Langhorne, both colored, get into an alterca
tion at tbe corner et Second and Sutten streets
early Saturday night, which created considera
ble confusion and excitement ler a tlme. Ne
one seriously damaged. The cause, as usual,
was a man. The parties will have a hearing
before Mayer Pearce this merulug.
TAKING IT BACK.
THE JIOX. OEOllQE T. UALnEllX
SAYS IT'S ALL AXOT1IEH.
And Xew There in a Qucxtlen of I'c
ruclty te be Settled Itcttceen the
tteprcHctituttve nud the Reporter.
Hen. Geerge T. Halbert of the State of
Lewis suye he didn't say what the newspapers
say he said about the Legislature in his Vance-
On Saturday the Speaker of tbe Heuse laid
before that body a letter from the distin
guished Leuis ceuutyan, In letters and words
and punctuation points and paragraphs as fol fel
low s, viz., te-wlt:
VASCEiiuna, Ky., May lath. 1S93.
Hen. William 31, Moere, Siicaher Haute, of
Iieprucntativts: lam Just In receipt of reso
lution passed the Heuse May lth Inst., In re
gard te myself, which requests my preseuce
" te give tbe Heuse the facts within my knowl knewl knowl
edgo of tbe corruption of Its members," c,
I deslre te say te the Heuse, through you,
that 1 am new engaged la the trial of an Im
portant railroad case, with several ethers
uwaitlng trial, but will, as seen as posslble,
leave hore for Frankfort and respond In pur pur
sen te the resolution, &c.
I w Isb te say new te the Heuso that I knew
nothing In regard te any member of either
Heuso being bribed or attempting te corrupt
any ether member, and made no such cbarge
In my speech here last Monday. The nrtlcle
of that date from Vunccburg, published itt
The Ciiictmutti Commercial Gazette, docs net
correctly report my speech it contains sensa
tional charges I never made. The said corre
spondent tells me that he did net hear me
speak en that occasleu, and had reported my
remarks from hcarsa) . He was tee anxious
himself te abuse the Legislature. I did net
say that '" tbe Senate was a basket of rotten
apples.auddlduet "accuse the city of Lou Leu Lou
Isville with buying up the Sunato In passing
tiieir city cnarier, una um net 6ay mat ttie
members et the Lewer Heuso had been offered
$10,000 per vote, nor " insinuated that quite
a number took the brlbe." 1 never named nor
alluded te Senater G. S. Wall, nor gave him
"hades," as charged. I never se much as
hinted that tbe present Legislature was the
most corrupt that ever sat. Upen the con
trary, I ouleglzed tbe Ilou as ene or best and
purest bodice of men tha had ever convened
In legislative halls, and out It had gene
through a fiery erdeul and uad come out llke
Cicsar's wlfo-abevo suspicion.
Yeu ran lay this communication bofero the
Heuso It you will, ltcspectfully,
Oncb during the reading of the lctter, when
the Heuse was referred te as a gem of the
purest ray sercne and as usullled as great
tCiesar's speuse, the Clerk bad te step until
the applause bad subsided.
When the Clerk bad cencluded the reading
of tbe Interesting eplstle, thcre was another
outburst of applause, and the Representatives
looked up with radlaut faces, as 11 a mighty
burden bad been lifted from their bowed
heads and steeped shoulders.
Colenol Moere at ence took tbe glad tidings
of great Jey evor te the Scuate Chamber,
where It was again read, but net received
with as much gratification ns in the Heuse.
The Sonate thought the letter between the
lines drew an Invidious distinction between
the co-erdlunto branches of tbe General As
sembly, te the disparagement of the upper
They bad net been compared te Ciesar's
better hair, but were, however, rojelced te
knew that they had net been designated as a
" basket of rotten apples."
" I wish It had been a Uttle fuller as te the
Senate," remarked Mr. Cenner, the Senater
While most of the mombers are disposed te
accept the letter In geed faith Upen Its face,
and net go behind the returns, thcre are seme
who say Mr. Hatbert must bave made seme
very touching and touch-us remarks te have
Inspired that red-headed special from Vance
burg. Ha Is quoted at Frankfort as having made
seme salty and pointed remarks when tbe
charter passed the Senate " Loulsville get
her ebarter through by corrupt methods," &c.
New, will the fellow who reported that
speech, and seme of tbose who heart It,
please take the stand and bold up their right
FROM THE CO VXTR Y. , M
And He Wanted te Knew What Hail
Jtcoemc of sir. Vlter.
There are a few rcaders of The Ledeeii old
enough te remember ene William M. Vizer,
tbe snake-eyed scamp who happened this vray
and organized the Masen County Hcdge Fcnce
IIe lnducted nt least ene Mlulster and seve
ral laymen into his eeductlve scheme, and la
turn the company planted qutte a let of Its
"green goods" throughout the county.
A few days age ene of the granger victims
put In an appoarance In this city.
"What's become or that Hedge Fence Com
pany?" he Inquired as he struck a match and
tried te light the electric lamp. "If I could
catch them holding a reunion I would take
them out en the tarm and show thorn a sight.
Them fellows patented and copyrighted a
modus operandi for training hcdge fonces.
Tbey made me think that they could take any
hcdge fence of ordinary intelligence and In a
season or two teach It te get up en its behind
legs and reach out Its paw and tell you howdy,
and bark when It wanted te be fed and te
carry a letter te tbe PostelDco and Jump
through a hoop and put a lump of sugar en
Its nose and catch It and He down and 'teud
llke it was dead, and climb a ladder and mind
the baby and drive up the cows and never
suek an egg.
"Well, I get one et them, but it did net have
ordinary intelligence. In fact, it was the big
gest feel thing I ever saw. We put It In the
ground Just right and gave It soveral srVens
of wlre te lean against but it did no geed. It
would neither stand up nor lie down nor lean
ever. It was gun-shy and wormy and had tbe
distemper. It would leek at Its plcture in the
Uttle books the company circulated and then
sigh and go etf In a trance. Finally I cut it off
even with tbe ground and built a stene fence
ever It. That scorned te make it mad, and it
began growing and brought that stene fence
up with It. Te-day that stene fence Is nlne
feet high and seven Inches off of the ground,
and that hedge is holding it up. That's the
sight I want the company te beheld. If you
ever sec them In convention assembled tell
them this story us I have told It te you."
Thereupon the narrator stepped te catch hU
breath and invite TnE Ledoer's Sunday
school Editor te take suthln'.
TIlEIIt CHIXA irEDDIXG.
Twentieth Anniversary of the Iter,
and Jlrti. S. 11. Alder son.
Itev. S. B. Aldersen, for many years Paster
of the First Presbyterian Church In this city,
and his wlfe celebrated tbelr china wedding
en Tuesday of last week at Tepcka, Kans.,
where they are new located.
The Tepcka State Journal says: "The re
ception given Tuesday afternoon and evening
by Itev. and Mrs. Aldersen was ene of the
pleasant alTalrs of tbe week, and although It
was their twentieth anniversary, the guests
did net discover tbe fact until they had en
tered the parlors. Here the figures 1S73 and
1893 in mess appeared abeve the mantel, and
after seme deliberation it occurred te the
visitors that the host and hostess wcre
celebrating their china wedding. The heuse
was charmingly decorated, and a vase of
beautiful calla Utiles which bad been sent
from California attracted universal nttontleo.
Marechale Nell and La France roses were used
in profusion, and long strands of asparagus
fern were twined about the chandeliers. The
dining-room looked especially pretty: the
table wus set with whlte and sparkled with
cut glass and silver, and tbe center was a
bowl of pure whlte and scarlet carnations. In
the afternoon Misses Lettie Aldersen, Mary
Whitten, Lillian McFarland, and Llda Ilergen
served Ices and cakes te callers, and In the
evening Misses Julia Walker, Clara Lanbacb,
Franc Llttlellcld and Lisle Aldorsen attended
gracefully te tbclr wants.
" Mrs. Aldersen received In a pretty gown of
black lace, and both sbe and the Paster ox ex
tended a cordial wolcemo te about 250 guests:
they were assisted in receiving by Mrs. M.
" A number of very handsome china pieces
were sent In afterwards, which wcre highly
"This is the first opportunity that Mr. and
Mrs. Aldersen bave had of entertaining slnce
their arrival In Topeka, and it is needless te
say that their efforts wero crowned with
NAME YOUR CHOICE.
IIVO IS THE JIOST reVULAMl MAX
A Chance te JIahe. Known Their
Fararlteti Glren te "Ledger" Read'
em Yeu Van Vete Early and Often.
Whom de you wunt te be Postmaster of
Maysville during the Administration et Presi
Fill out the attached ballet with the name of
your favorlte and send or bring te TnE Led Led
Yeu can send them singly or wait until you
have a batch of them.
The candidates, whose applications arc un
derstood te be en file, are Majer T. J.Cbone
weth, tbe Druggist nt Second and Sutten
streets; 11. 11. Lord, Grocer, Third and Mar
ket streets; M. F. Marsh, Editor of The Eee
It is a free-for-all contest, bowevor, and a
vete cast for any citizen of Maysville will be
The balloting will contlnue until July 1st.
Ne vete will be counted unless made out en
the following ballet. Ne name need be
Tbe popular will, thus exprossed, may aid
Congressman Paynter In making a selection,
as It Is agreed that his recommendation wU
have great Influence with the President,
The ballets will be counted every morning
and tbe result announced In each day's Led Led
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