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ITEMS OF INTEREST.
The first grain elevators of America
wore built in Chicago eleven years ago.
. Southern Bussia is the chief source
of, the salt supply to the other governments
of the empire.
The farm animals of (G(reat Britain
represent about one-half the total value
of those of the United States.
The moa, or dinorsis, was a huge bird
of New Zealand, the largest specimens
being three times the size of an ostrich.
The mountains round Great Salt Lake
bear evidences of the existence at some
early period of a much larger lake in the
The island of Ceylon and the kingdoms
of Pegu and Burmah contain
almost the only ruby and sapphire mines
of the world.
James Watt congratulated himself "
that one df his steam cylinders only
lacked three-eighths of an inch of being .
The blood of the negro and Esqui
maux is of the same temperature, al
though the externaTTitmosphere in whici
they live may vary By '80'
Kuins of houses, fortifications and
dishes made by a prehistoric peopK
have been found in Southwestern Colo
rado and Southeastern Utah.
A new use has been made of dynamite
in the slaughter-house. A thimbleful
placed on the forhead of an animal anc
exploded causes instant death,
Celery is the cultivated variety oi
the English weed smallage. It was in
troduced into England about the time of
the Reformation, by Borne Italians, who
gave it the Italian name, celleri.
The harpy eagle of Southern Mexico
has plumage so elastic and compact that
buckshot, striking on the wings or
Jjreast of the bird, at a certain angle,
glance off or fail to penetrate vital parts.
Among the natives of Senegambia
pulmonary affections are unknown, yet
k year spent in the over-crowded man-'pens
of the slave trader is sufficient to
Mevelop consumption in its most virulent
Several years ago the bleaching powder
made in the world was 55,000 tons
per annum, whereas it is now over 150,-000
tons. By this increase every sheet
of white paper and every yard of calico
made in the world have been cheapened.
A colossaij nsolian harp was made in
Milan in 178G, by the Abbe Gattoni He
stretched seven strong iron wires from
the top of a tower, sixty feet high, to a
JiQUsea.nearby. This,, giant harp, was
heard, in a high wind, , at a distance, of
According to a German economist,
the income of the world is $13,520,000,-000;
debt, $10,926,000,000; taxes,
; 'capital, $85,612,000,000.
Sweden has the smallest debt, or $50,-000,000
; France the largest, or $2,140,-000,000.
The United States has the
When Henry IY., while Prince of Navarre,
was playing dice, a few days before
the massacre of St. Bartholomew,
the party broke up in alarm at thinking
they saw on the dice spots of blood. The
phenomenon is now explained scientific
"caUyTnotf ub an "omen, but" i4esultinf
from the simultaneous contrast of colors.
The story of Cinderella has its origin,
probably, in an old Egyptian legend, in
which an eagle steals the shoe of a fair
lady, while she is bathing in the river,
and carries it to thekiug. He, admiring
the shape, .and .seeing a, ate in the
manner of its being brought to him,
summons the lady and marries her, as in
our modern story.
The much-abused dragon flies are perfectly
harmless to human beings ; they
neither bite nor sting, but destroy Task
'quantities of mosquitoes, flies. and other
, .insects. They can be brought into the
house to catch flies and mosquitoes,
which duty they perform if unmolested.
JWhile in the larvse state tbey perform,
.'the same good work.
AkmkYM of several hundrad million dot
fj&it worth of the native gold- of
have shown to averaf profio.ibi
f 860 thousandths of purowklV TW
GEO. D. MATTINGLY &
-Wholesale Dealers In
DAVIESS COUNTY KENTUCKY
i, R, Gi
Have moved to
No, 20, Second Street,
To the building formerly occupied by G.W.
Blatterraan, asa Drug Store, "where they are
offering first class ,
)CGIVE THEM A CALiL.'Ba
J. Holt Rlcheson.
J. Turner Kackly.
Successors to J. E. BLAINE & CO.,
WILL PlPEB m all Hills OI PICTURE FRAKS.
AT THE OLD STAND.
No. 27, Eas.tSecon"d Street, Maysvllle, Ky.
Our 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.
R, & K., invites all friends to Call
and See early.
Extra Inducements to Wholesale Dealers. '
NOW IS THE TIME
-And the place is at
F ) n
BOOTS AND SHOES.
" - ' 'V '' -.- ' . 'K. 'HI '
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Prices on all Summer Goods
Red Corner and Odd Fellows' Hall,
All-Goods of our own Manufacture
Always on hand a Complete
Gents' Furnishing goods,
Hats and Caps,
The LARGEST Clothing
in the State.
LANE & B0DLE1 cl.
ATLANTA COTTON EXPOSITION, i
Steam Engine and Saw Mill
Exhibited at Atlanta In 1981.
Manufacturers of Steam Engines, Boilers,
Saw Mills. Gang Edgers. Lath Machines, Hub
and Spoke Machinery, Shafting, Hangers, Pulleys,
Couplings, Gearing, Grist and Flour Mill!
bead for Special Circular or our o. 1 Piaatatioa
Saw Mill, which no sell for
Special attention given to Plantation M&
ohinory. Illustrated Circulars JPrce.
LANS fc BOBLEY CO.,
John & Water Bis., Cincinnati, O.
SYRUP BROMIDE CHLORAL
THE GREAT NERVINE
It is the remedy in painful inflammatory
RhcuiHRltwaa, or any other excessively
painful disease a by quieting tbo nerves it pro
duces immediate raltaf.
It relieves vtathHM. Palpitation of the
Heart, SkertaeM efttrcatk. and Hysterica
immediately pot Jlke most remedies, requiring eev
eral hours q experience their beneficial effects,
Hare care Iter PKUTVKKNNIBWS. Ie-
It Ih recomm'euded by the beat phyHiclans over the
cQuntry Price, eektM ton bottle. .Prepared by
voa. Sahmmcb akbIcost fiTakirra, ClKClNNAT ,-O
Atk yew Jrngflltitftot it, or aaud.fer ClroHlar.
t . - augfidAwamo
LIHTNWi ROM. .the moat spprovd aud
safest rodA in ,U60 nt lowest .prices. , See
'ciff'AKD COXJNTTT'lJlBiECTOKf :'"
Conrts Circnlt Cotir't.
Judge A. E Cole. -
Comm"ori.wath,tj Att0rrjej4TA. Currau;
Clerk B. D. Pnrry.
C. Pickett. ......
Deputies. Jt HKlce,; . j , ,? '
Tuesday after second Monday lu January
April, July and October in each year. -
County Attorney J. L. Whltaker.
Clerk-W. W. Ball.
Second Monday cr each month. .. ,.
nnite ly Conrt.
Tuesday alter secono Monday in March,Juiie
September and Itecember In each year.
Maysvllle, No. 1. W. H. Pollock and J. L
Grant, first and third Tuesdays In March, June
September and December,
Maysvllle, No. 2. "Wm. Pepper and "ty. Ij
Holton, first Saturday and fourth Tuesday
Dover, No. 3 A. A. Gibbon and A.P. Dobyns
first and third Wednesday, same month.
Iinerva, No. 40. N. "Weaver and J. H.
and thlra Tuesdays, same month's.'
Germantown, No. 58. F. Pollock and James
Fegon, first and third Saturdays, same months.
Sardls, No. 0-J. M. Ball and J. W. Tllton
second and fourth Saturdays, same months.
Mayslick, No. 7-0. W. Williams and J. D
Raymond, second and fourth Fridays, same
Lewlsburg, No. 8 J. M. Alexander and
Abner Hord, second and fourth Thursdays,
Orangeburg, No. 9 W. D. Coryell and W. J.
Tnlly, first Saturday and last Monday, same
Washington, No. 10 John "Ryan and Jameft
Smlthers, fourth Tuesday and third Wednesday,
Murphysville, No. 11 Lewis Jefferson and
E. L. Gault, fourth Monday and third Thursday,
Fern Leaf, No. 12-S. E. Mastin and J. B.
Burgess, second and fourth Saturdays, same
Maysvllle, No. 1-J. P. Wallace, ?"
Maysvllle, No. 2 W. L. Moran. .".
Dover, No, 8 W. B. McMillan.
Minerva, No. 4 James Runyon.
Germantown, No. 5 Isaac Woodward.
Sardls, No. 6 J . A. Collins.
Mayslick, No. 7 Thomas Murphy
Lewlsburg, No. 8 S. M. Strode.
Orangeburg, No. 9- Thomas Hise. ,
Washington, No. 10 James Gault.
Murphysville. No. 11 W. R. Prather
Fern Leaf, No. 12-B. W. Wood.
Society Meetings IWosonlc.
Confidence Lodge, No. 62, first Monday ol
Mason Lodge, No. 812, third Monday of each
Maysvllle, Chapter, No. 0, second Monday oi
Maysvllle Commandery, No. 10, fourth Monday
of each mouth.
I O. O. F.
Plegah Encampment, No. 0, second and
fourth Mondays in each months at 7 o'clock.
DeKalb Lodge. No. 112, Tuesday night, each
week, at 7 o'clock. ' ''"
Riuggold. No. 27, Wednesday night, each
week, at 7 o'clock. "' '
K. of P. '".''
Limestone Lodge, No. 36, Friday night ol
I. O. W.Sf.
Wednesday night each week, at their hall on
Second street. .
Sodality B. V. M. . , -
Second and fourth Sundays in each month
at their hall on Limestone street.
Father Mailiew T. A. S.
First Sunday in each month, at their hall on
Limestone street. '
St. Patrick's Benevolent Society
Second Sunday In each month, at their
on Limestone street.
Cigar Maker' Union.
Fit st Tuesday night in-each month,
I. O, G, T.
Monday night oi each week. , , f 5 , r
K. C. R. R., an Ives at 9:80 a. m. and 8:15 p. m!
Departs at 5:45 a, m. and 12 in. -,;..
Bonanza, down Monday, Wednesday and
Fridays at 6 p. m. Up Tuesday, Thursday and
Saturday at b p. m.
The Board of Council meets the first Thursday
evening in each month. ? :.
Mayor Horace January. . .
Ed. Pearce. ' "
First WardFred. Bendel, E. 1 Nuto, L. Ed;
Second V ard Dr. GW. Martin, Thomas J
Cheuowetu, M. C. Hutchjhs.
Third Ward Matt. Pearce, Richard Dawson'
Fourth Waid-Dr. J. P. Phlster, B. A.
John W. Alexander. -
Fifth Ward Wm. B. Mathews James Hall
Edward Myall. '
Treasurer and Collector E. E. Pearce.
Clerk Harry Taylor. .
rifl'nnHfifl S James Skin aer. :
Deputies. Wra rjawson, . j ..
WharfmaBter Robert Ficklin'. ' : ,x "
Wood and Coal Inspector Peter :Parker.
Market hiaster M. T. Cockerlll.
City Physician Dr. J..T. Btrode, -,
Keeper qt IrnsHquse M,rsf S.Mills, . ..
' Cor; Sixth ind Wiiiiilt Sti. ' ?
Lewis VAtdkn, Proprietor.