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BITS OF INFORMATION.
The earliest company for insuring
ngainst fire wtis instituted in London in
2G96, and was called the " Hand in Hand
Kentucky adopted the motto, "United
"vo stand, divMed q full," at tlio
time of its admission into the Union,
Juno 1, 1792.
John of Finland, on his return from
Sweden, brought the first coach into
that country toward the end of the sixteenth
In the spring of 1GS2 William Penn
witli elpven others purchased East Jersey.
He embarked for that colony in
September of the same year.
Morocco binding for books came into
use in Ll'M, being introduced by
who was tho Treasurer and Ambassador
of the King of Prance.
In the seventh century Paulus
Ayineta defined sugar as " the Indian
salt, hi color and form like common
salt, but iu taste and sweetness like
The honey bee is of Asiatic oilin.
From there it followed the course of
empire, spread over Europe, and from
Europe it was at an early day
into America, whore it is now found wild
in great numbers and at u long distance
from human habitations.
Tiie national-bank currency lost or
destroyed by accident is not ' clear
gain to the banks." The banks deposit
bonds to secure circulation. Tho bonds
cannot be returned unless the banks return
all the circulation they received,
"or other good money to" the same
" Potter's Field " was the name given
to the land bought by tho chief priests
with the bribe of thirty pieces of silver
given to Judas, the htory of which is
given in Matthew, chapter xxii. The
name has ever since been applied to
that portion of a cemetery that is given
gratuitously by the public for the burying
The Kremlin at Moscow is the ancient
fortress of tho city. It was built
by the Czar Ivan, 1333 ; rebuilt and
with stone walis by Dimitri IV.,
1467 ; two convents were established
in it in 1393. Napoleon took up his
quarters there, Sept. 15, 1812. He left
it Oct. 19, aud ordered it to be destroyed
; and it was blown up by Marshal
Mortier, and a great part destroyed,
Oct. 20, 1812.
There was an attempt made in 177-1
to remove " Plymouth Rock" from its
bed to a place hi the city where it would
command general attention, but it fell
nd broke apart while being raised so
that only a part of it was removed ; the
other was ago in imbedded in its original
ground. In 18S0 the piece removed was
returned to its position with the other.
A granite canopy has, in recent years,
been erected over the rock to protect it.
Madame Toussaud, of wax-figure
fume, died June 10, 1850, in her 90th
year. She was born at lierne, Switzerland,
but left there when G years old for
Paris, where she became a pupil of her
uncle, M. Ourtius, artist of Louis XLV.
She taught Princess Elizabeth to draw
and model, and, during the revolution
in France, was employed to model the
heads of most of the revolutionary leaders.
She went to England hi 18U2, and
from that time until her death was occupied
in gathering the noted figures
which are now on exhibition in Londou.
Tho collection hns been added to by her
daughter and granddaughter, the latter
being tho present possessor.
" How beautiful the dome of heaven
(.his evening 1" said Angelica, as she
leaned heavily on his arm. " The stars
seem to look down upon us " "Oh,
yes," said the practical John, " it is impossible
for them to look up to us, you
know. They cawn't." Sudden check'to
an evening's fill of most delightful senti
A LoTisvr&LK boy stole' his mother's
mocking-bird and sold it to a man who
had just lost ono,'fkijig thedeaTbird in
exchange. The good lady overwhelmed
at the death of her pet and
gave him a tearful bural, aWuchpher
,pnf,thft monejinglin in Jjitf pocket,
ALL persons wishing to take lessons in this
art will call at MISS LOU POWLING'S
Millinery and Notion Store, Second street.
NEW METHOD OF
Without the use of Clamps or Medicines, and
without, danger of bleeding. I can castrate any
ridgling horse that has not been cut into more
than two inches. I wljl be at J.ackson's Livery
stable on Thursday, May 18th.
mIGdifcwtf Suigeon and Horse Doctor.
- ' nm
HAVE just received a new and handsome
assortment of MILLINEUY GOODS of the
Latest and MostFashionable Styles.
I would respectfully ask the Ladies to call
and see mv stock of French Bonnets, Plumes,
Laces, Notions, Hats, and a vurietv of other
goods which I will sell at bargains.
mlOdAwlm MISS MAGGIE RASP.
F. H. TRAXEL,
Baker and Confectioner
The only manufacturer of PURE STICK
CANDY in the city. Orders lor weddings and
parties promptlyattended to. myodly
MRS. M. V. COULTER has reopened the
HILL HOUSE and is prepared to furnish
board by the day or week. Meals furnishe i at
any hour during the day. rnyl60m
pAUJi I. ANDERSON,
iVo. 21 Market St. , nearly opp. Central Hotel,
Office Open at all Hours. MA YSYILLE, KY.
Union Insurance Co.
dP PHILADELPHIA, PA.
Incorporated 1804. Cash capital, $500,000.
M.F. MARSH, Agent,
d No. 12 Court street.
WASHiNGT ON" OPERA HOUSE.
ONE WEEK ONLY.
MONDAY, MAY 15.
including SATURDAY MATINEE at 2:30 p. m.
The Great Eastern Sjecialty Combination.
An unrivaled demonstration of Wit, Art and
Beauty. Every member of the troupe is an artist
ot undoubted merit A strictly
and moial enteitainment. A GRAND BALLOON
ASCENSION in front, of the Opera
House every evening at 7 o'clock Doors open
at 7 p. m.; performance commencing at 8 p. m.
first class carpenters, will
Day the best waues and furnish work lor
- TIIK OLD
I?OK JlENTTvo Cottages In fifth ward.
only to MRS. S. M. GiLMORE, Fleming
- . p.i r a a.
ll k e. mouivw li
SALE Horse 4 yeafsoTd'ahTTbibkeTto
: harness. Sired by Bald Chief, dam said to
be granddaughter ot Lexington. Apply to
183td H. It. BIER BOW Ell. 30 Market St.
Two good building lots in the
FOKSAiiE on the Maysvllle and Blue Run
turnpike. Also, two frame dwellings on Grant
sticet. Apply to M.F. MARSH, Court street.
JONT! J.OST! JLO&T !-A good tit if you
j do not leave your orders with the Fifth
Ward Tailor. mar31tf J. H. WEDDING.
HO! FOR THE RACES.
Durinu the week of the RACES, will make
trips li oin this city to the
Leaving Maysville at halfpast twelve o'clock
p.m., and making trips every half hour,
ROUND TRIP .... 25 Cents.
SINGLE TRIP - - J5 Cents.
F. L. TRAYSER,
Front St., 4 doors west of If ill House
Grand, Upright and Square Pianos, also the
best make of Organs ut lowest manufacturers'
prices; Tuning andJXeraliiug. 1)1.7
T. J. CURLEY,
Plumber, Gas and Steam Fitter
dealer in Bath Tubs, Hydront Pumps, Iron
and Lead Pipe, Globe, Angle and Check Valves,
Rubber Hose and Sewer Pipe. All work warranted
and done when promised. Second street,
opposite White & Ort's. ap3
T. LO WRY,
Teas, Tobacco, Cigars, Queenswore, -Wooden-ware,
Glabsware, Notions, &o. Highest price
paid for Country Produce. Goods delivered to
any part of the city.
Cor. Fourth and Plum Streets,
a p!21y d MA YS VILLE, KY.
JOSEPH F. BRODRIGK,
Fire, Life and Marine.
CA H P F T 1
MM JU Jh
c mwm a r m p e t mm s I
The largest and most elegant assortment of all grades of
arpets, Lace Curtains
and UPHOLSTERING GOODS
hiltffh'Uy to be found at our extensive -warerooms. , Special attention paid
X Y to non-resident buyers. . ,
jtt pQ. FwtOtte $t Co.,
CITY AM) COUNTY DIIiECTOltl,
Courts Circuit Court.
-Judge A. E. Cole. . u ,
Commonwealth's Attorney T. A. Cnrran.
Clerk 13. D. Parry.
nnniiH' J Dan Perrine. -.-
Deputies, j J HKlce,
Jailer Ed Oiuilt. ;
Tuesday after second Monday in January
Apt 11, July and October in each year.
County Attorney J. L. Whltaker.
"" Clerk-W. V. Ball.
Second Monday ol each month.
Tuesday after second Monday In March, June
September and December In each year.
Maysvllle, No. 1. W. IJ. Pollock and J. L,
Grant, llrstand third Tuesdays in MurchjJuue1
September and December,
Maysville, No. 2. Win. Pepper ahd W. L
Holton, llrst Saturday and fourth Tuesday
Dover, No. 3 A. A. Gibbon and A. F.Dobyns
first and third Wednesday, same month.
Minerva, No. i-O. N. Weaver ahd J. H. Watson,
first nnd third Tuesdays, same months.
Germantown, No.5 S. F. P.ollock and James
Fegon, first and thlid Satnidays,same months.
ardis, No. G-.T. M. Ball and J. W. Tilton
second and fourth Saturdays, same months.
Maysllck, No. 7-C. W. Williams and J. D
Raymond, second and fourth Fridays, same
Lewi.sbnrg, No. 8 J. M. Alexander and
Abner Hord, second and fourth Thursdays,
Oianseburg, No. 0 W. D. Coryell and W.J.
Tully, fli&t Saturday and last Monday, same
Washington, No. 10 John Ryan and James
Smithers, fourth Tuesday and third Wednesday,
Mnrphysville, No. 11 Lewis Jefferson and
E. L. Gault, fourth Monday and thiid Thursday,
Fern Leaf, No. 12-S. E. Mastin and J. B.
Burgess, second and fourth Saturdays, saint
Maysvllle, P. Wallace.
Maysville, No. 2 W. L. Morau.
Dover, No, 3-W. B. McMillan.
Minerva, No. J James Runyon.
Germantown, No. 6 Isaac Woodward.
Sardis. No. tJ J. A. Collins.
Moyslick, No. 7 Thomas Murphy.
Lewisburg, No. 88. M. Strode.
Orangeburg, No. 0- Thomas Hise.
Washington, No. 10 James Gault.
Murpliysville, No. 11 W. R. Prather
Fern Leaf, No. 12-B. W. Wood.
Society Meetings Mosonic.
Confidence Lodge, No. 52, first Monday ol
Mason Lodge, No. 312, thiid Monday of each
Maysville, Chapter, No. 9, second Monday of
Maysville Commandery, No. 10, fourth Mon
day of each mouth.
1. O. O. F.
Pisgah Encampment, No. 9, second and
fourth Mondays in each months at 7 o'clock.
DeKalb Lodge, No. 12, Tuesday night, each
week, at 7 o'clock.
Ringgold. No. 27, Wednesday uight, each
week, at 7 o'clock.
K. of I
Limestone Lodge, No. 30, Friday night of
I. O. W. M.
Wednesday night each week, at their hall on
Sodality B. V. 31.
Second and fourth Sundays in each month
at their linll on Limestone street.
Fattier IHatlicw T. A. S.
First Sunday in each month, nl their hall on
St. Patrick's IU ncvolcni Society.
Second Sunday in each month, at their ha
Cigar Makers' Union.
Flist Tuesday night In each month.
Monday night of each week.
K. C. R. R.. ariives at 9:30 a. m. and 8:15 p; m
Departs at a. in. ond 12 in.
Bonanza, down Monday, Wednesday and
Fridays at 0 p. in. Un Tuesday. Thursday and
Saturday at 8 p. in.
The Board ol Council meets the first Thursday
evening in each month.
Mayor Horace January.
Presidont L. Ed. Pearce.
First Ward-Fred. Beudel, E. 1 Nute, L. Ed
Second W. Martin, Thomas J
Chenoweth, M. O. Hutchins.
Third Ward Matt. Pearce; Richard Dawson
Fourth J. P. Phister, B. A.
John W. Alexander.
Fifth Ward Win. B. Mathews James Hall
Treasurer and Collector E. E. Pearce.
Clerk Harry Taylor.
DpihiHps $ Charles McAulifi.
Ficklin, . .
Wood and Coal Inspector Peter Parker.
Mnrketmaster M. T. Cockerill.
City Physiclnn Dr. J.T. Strode.
Keeper of Alms House Mrs. S. Mills.
A NICE nice lot of Walking Canes just
which wo will sell cheap. Give vw
a ml'4 , A; BORRIEB' SON; Second street,
inctld aboye Yancey & Alexander's stable..