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itfEMfS OF INTEREST.
" 'The adulterations of tea comprise mineral
matter, foreign leaves, and spent tea.
Theopkrastus believed that there was
an herb at the touch of which the wedge
the woodman had driven into a tree would
leap out again.
Some Indian tribes believed that the
future punishment of the wicked was
to hunt and kill animals which were all
skin and bones.
The new bell in St. Pauls, in London,
weighs seventeen and one-half tons, being
the largest in England and one of
the largest in Europe.
On examination of a pet chameleon
which had died, it 'was found that its
long tongue had in some way got down
its throat and caused its death.
Among the largest of Austrian snakes
is the boa, which son. etimes grows to be
eighteen feet long, is a9 thick as a man's
leg, sluggish by day, and harmless of
When oysters are very crowded they
will grow standing on end, hide by side,
thus producing the worthless, elongated
forms known as " strap oysters" and
The coffee plant lias the general appearance
of a cherry tree. It grows to a
height of twenty or thirty feet, but in
the course of culture is kept cut dcwn to
Ave or six feet.
In the Belgian Ardennes, where every
acre of woodland is under the control of
professional foresters, a runaway pony
managed to elude his pursuers for over
eight years, and was finally shot.
A bridge now in process of building
near Newburg, N. Y., will be one of the
most notable of the country, longer than
the Niagara Suspension Bridge, or the
new London Bridge over the Thames.
The great Parliament House tlock in
London, the largest in the world, started
running in 1859. It gives an error of
but ninety seconds a year ; the larger
bells when it strikes are heard a distance
of ten miles, and the smaller ones four or
In many parts of the earth's surface,
among which are tracts iu our Kooky
Mountain region, successive lava sheets
have been piled one upon another to the,
height of several thousand feet, and
cover area:? of many hundred or even
thousand square miles.
'Thu'L'amiibals' Good Points.
Since everybody, including Judas and
Nero, have their apologists, the Feejeo
cannibals are now declared not to be so
black as they are painted. In the fiist
place, they had, in the way of flesh,
nothing but each other to eat. Except
flying foxes and rats, there were no four-footed
animals on the islands. The present
names of their domestic animals betray
a European origin, collie, for dog ;
puss, for cat ; ose, for horse ; scepi, for
mutton; goti, for goat; and bidlarna
kow, for beef. The wooden spoons for
human broth, and cannibal forks, eighteen
inches long, with four or five prongs,
are still in existence. A berry, resembling
a tomato in shape and color, was
the special and proper vegetable to be
eaten with "long pig." One of the
tains lately said he would like to
see a woman who would not eat her full
share, and declared that human flesh
was ever so much better than pork
" Long pig" was sometimes made into
puddings. When a friendly neighbor
ing tribe visited smother, the chief of
thft lftttrir WOllld mnko n rni'rl nmrmrr 1D
'enemies, and 'bring back women enough
to make a feast tf or Ei8evigiors. Fifty
and eighty people Were Served at some
of these feasts. Formerly, when one
sneezed, they said, "May, you, club
. repmebcfdy. "... rKbv? ,ftbeysay, 4f Biese
"y6u?ror l?May you live- long !"" Chieftains
were distinguished by the number
of persons theyhad eaten, Before $ he
as converted to 3hriatianity, onet of
ri'tlie8e"'had of 'hi
f r,' - v . &. X U.i.
To mott iiffoiiTt ptaurare horn
turn to commt&&j:Of& ge Eiot.
GEO. D. MATTINGLY & CO-
Wholesale Dealers In-
DAVIESS COUNTY KENTUCKY
For Bargains iu
. I A & ffl.
Have moved to
No. 20, Second Street,
To the building formerly occupied by G.W
Blatlerrann, as a Drug Store, wheie they me
offering first class
jGIYE THEM A
J. Holt Richeson.
J. Turner Kackly.
Successors to J. E. BLAINE & CO.,
WALL PAPER aii all Kinds M PICTURE FRAMES.
AT THE OLD STAND.
No. 27, EastSecond Street, Maysville, Ky.
Stock will at all times be found full
in every department. It embraces Blank Books
Bibles, Picture Frames, Pocket Books. Albums,
Scrap Books, Music and FANCY GOODS of
Headquarters for all kinds of
Special Inducements to School Children.
It, fe K., invltesall friends to Call
and See early.
Extra Inducements to Wholesale Dealers.
NOW IS THE TIME
Andthe place is at
BOOTS AND SHOES.
Prices on all Summer Goods
. .i r .1 ,ll I
Red Corner and Odd Fellows' Hall,
All Goods of our own Manufacture
Always on hand a Complete
'I AlLORf NGtfiOQDST
Gents' Furnishing goods,
Hats and Caps,
The LARGEST Clothing -Establishment
in the State.
THE GREAT NERVINE
It is the remedy in painful inflammatory affections
RhenraatlNm, or any other excessively
painful disease as by quieting the nerves it produces
It relieves Aatkran, Palpitation of tlto
Heart, Shorttien ofBrvath. and Hysterica
immediately not like most remedies, requiring several
hours to experience their beneficial effects.
Snrer euro far DHUNKENNKSS.
Appetite for STRONG BRISK.
Jt h recommended by the best physicians all over the
'oiintry. Price, 50 rent per bottle. Prepared by
W. II. AODERLEY, Apothecurv,
or. Saokdkrs an Locust Stbkkts, CINCINNATI, O
Ask your Druggist for it, or send for Ciroulnr.
LANE & BOBLiii i
ATLANTA COTTON EXPOSITION,
Steam Engine and Saw Mill
Jtzhlblted at Atlanta In 1881;
Manufacturers of Steam Engines, Boilers,
Baw Mills, Gang Edgers. Lattt Machines, Hub
and Spoke Machinery, Shafting; Hangers, Pulleys,
Couplings, Gearing, Grist and Flour Mills
'SeBdfor Special Circular four No. 1 Plaatatiom
Saw Sill, wklck we sell for
1 mM,Jm mmMM,
' imperial attastk) given,' to Plajtatio Mar
ohinery. lUuHrated Circulmr JVm.
LA ODIJEY CO.,
RODS. The 'rribst Approved and
Halest rods inuse at lowest prices, iSoe,
samples and lenmprlcesatl7AlAJRUeyfs
L. C. HAMER A CO.
CITY AND COUNTY DIBECTOKY.
Courts Circuit Conrt.
Commonwealth's Attorney T. A. Curran.
Clerk B. D. Parry.
Pickett. .- . .r -
Jniler Ed. Gault.
Tuesday alter Second Monday iu January
April, July and October in each year.
County Attorney J. L. Whltaker.
Clerk-W. W. Ball.
Second Monday c: each month.
Tuesday alter second Monday in MarclijJuue
September and December in each year.
Maysville, No. l.-W. H. Pollock and J. L.
Grant, flrstarid third Tuesdays in March, June
September and December,
Maysville, No. 2. Wm. Pepper and W. L
Holton, first Saturday and fourth Tuesday
Dover, No. 3 A. A. Gibbon and A. F. Dobyus
first and third Wednesday, same month.
Minerva, Nd. 4-0. N. "Weaver and J". H. Watson,
first and third Tuesdays, same months.
Germantown,No,5 S.F. Pollock and James
Fegon, first and third Saturdays, same months.
Sardis, No. 6 J. M. Ball and J. W. Tilton
second and fourth Saturdays, same mouths.
Mayslick, No. 7-0. W. Williams and J. D
Raymond, second and fourth Fridays, same
Lewlsburp, No. 8 J. M. Alexander and
Abner Hord, second and fourth Thursdays,
Oransebure, No. 9 W. D. Coryell and W. J.
Tully, first Saturday and last Monday, same
Washington, No. 10 John Ryan and James
Smithers, fourth Tuesday and third Wednesday,
Murphy6vllle, No. 11 Lewis Jefferson and
E. L. Gault, fourth Monday and third Thursday,
Fern Leaf, No. 12-S. E. Mastin arid J. B.
Burgess, second and fourth Saturdays, same
Maysville, No. 1 J. P. Wallace.
Maysville, No. 2 W. L. Moran.
Dover, No, 3-W. B. McMillan.
Minerva, No. 4 James Runyon.
Germantown, No. 5 Isaac Woodward.
Sardls, No. 6 J . A. Collins. -
Mayslick, No. 7 Tnomas Murphy
Lewlsburg, No. 8 S. M. Strode.
Orangeburg, No. 9- Thomas Hlse.
Washington, No. 10 James Gault.
Murphy svllle, No. 11 W. R. Prather
Fern Leaf, No. 12 B. W. Wood.
Society Meetings Jlosouie.
Confidence Lodge, No. 52, first Monday ol
eucn in on i n.
1 Mason Lodge, No. 3-12, third Monday of each
Maysville, Chapter, No. 9, second Monday ol
' each month,
Maysville Commandery, No. 10, fourth Mon
day of each month.
I. O. O. F.
Pisgah Encampment, No. 9, second and
fourth Mondays in each months at 7 o'clock.
I DeKalb Lodge. No. 12, Tuesday night, each
week, at 7 o'clock.
I Ringgold. No. 27, 'Wednesday night, each
' week, at 7 o'clock.
K. of P.
Limestone Lodge, No. 36, Friday night ol
I. O. W. M.
Wednesday night each week, at their hall on
Sodnl V. M.
Second and fourth Sundays in each month
at their hall on Limestone street.
Fatlior Mnthew T. A. S.
First Sunday in each month, at theirhall on
St. l'ntrjdi'N Benevolent Society
Second Sunday in each month, at their
on Limestone street.
Cigar Makern' Union.
First Tuesday night Jn each mouth,
I. o. g t.
Monday night ol each week.
K. C. R. R., anives at 9:30 a. m. arid-8:15 p. m
Departs at vAo a. m. and 12 in.
Bonanza, down Monday, Wednesday and
Fridays at 0 p. m. Up Tuesday, Thursday and
Saturday at 8 p. m.
The Board of Council meets the first Thursday
evening In each month.
Mayor Horace January.
President L. Ed. Pearce,
First Ward-Fred.'Bendel, E. D Nute, L. Ed,
Second Ward Dr. G. W. Martin, Thomas J
Ohenoweth, M. C. Hutchins,
Third Ward Matt. Peaice, Richard Dawson'
Fourth Waul Dr. J. P. Phister, B. A.
John W. Alexander,
Fifth Ward-Wm. B. Mathews James Hall '
Treasurer and Collector E. E. Pearce.
Clerk Barry Taylor.
Marshal E. W. Fitzgerald.
Deputies, i wm. Dawson.
Wharfniaster Robert Ficklin.
Wo6d arid- Coal Inspector--Peter Parker.
GUV PliVsIcian Dr. J.T. Strode.
..Keeper of 'Alms House Mrs.B.JdiUs,
Lewis Vandbn, Proprietor.