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Divination by Means of Slieep's Bones.
M. G. Perrofc speaks, in his "Mo-moires
dJArcheologie d'Epigraphie, et
d'Histoire," of divination by sheep's
bpnes.. Thisraethod of penetratingjthe
secrets cf we fuTure" is largely resorted''
to at the present lime, and the Greek
peasant has confidence in it as absolute
as that -which his ancestors regarded
the examination of the entrails of a
victim. Thio pruoliCo is,
no longer restricted to diviners and
sorcerers only; on solemn occasions
each man may act as his own augur on
behalf of himself and his family. I
remember once when I was returning
from an excursion into Achaia near
Aigion, I was obliged to Rtop in the
evening in the outskirts of Mourla, at a
peasant's house where I asked hospitality
for the night. He took me into a room
where his wife and his four children
were.Jaeginning their evening meal, of
which he invited me to partake. I think
it was a few days after Easter, and the
-food-set- before -us-was mutton. , The
children had just begun to talk freely,
and conversation was becoming
all of a sudden, my host
. flung something violently on the ground,
struck his forehead, and as I looked at
his wife, seeking in her eyes an explanation,
she burst into tears. A young girl
of. twenty was lying on a rug at the end
of-the room, in, the shade; I had not
observed her.L She had recently fallen
ill. Her father, turning bis eyes toward
her, picked up the object he had thrown
down and handed it to me. It was the
blade-bone of the sheep. "You see
nothing, .perhaps," he said to me:
"nevertheless, it is written there that
my daughter is going to die; she will
not recover." I endeavored to dissuade
him from this idea, but in vain ; all the
family were piunged into despair, and
gave way to the wildest grief. As fate
would have it, the young .girl . actually
did -die a few days afterword.
During the war of independence the
6ame method was employed for foretell-
Jug. the issue, of the struggle, andjhe.
famous Captain Karaisjtratris was guided,
liyjthe presage in engaging in or
action. Certain conditions are indispensable
to the prediction ofvtfio
future, by the bone; tin? sheep musthae
been purchased by the person who eats
it, and kept alive for three days in his
house; otherwise the presage applies to
the person who has sold the animal.
This superstition was especially cherished
by the brigands, but it is to be presumed
that they found some way of eluding its
restrictive conditions, for they are not in
the habit of purchasing their sheep, and
they 1 have no houses to" keep them ' in.
The Ninetcenty.Century: ,",
1 Can't Iieep One, , ,
When he had finished with the climate,
soil and productions of Idaho and had
sToppedyoblow vhis npsef one of- the
group asked: - t , fSMf
rfrtJow abput education facilities?" j;
"tl That's the only lak, '"replied
the old man with a mournful sigh.
""Ye've 8k schools enough, but we
cankbep no teachers." ", ' .'A
' "What's the trouble?"
"Well, take my school, for instance
only two miles from the nearest house,
eminently situated on top of a hill, and
paying the highest salary. We can't
keep a teacher over two weeks. "
. "Do they die?"
"Some do; though it's noplace for
dying. We had a young fellow' from
Ohio, and ho met a grizzly and whistled
for him. The grizzly cum. We had
another and a widder run him down and
married him iiiBide of a month. The
third one" was lame, and the Injuns over-
took him. Then we tried women folks.
" The first one got married the night she
lit down there; I took the second about
the middle-of. .the. iljird week, and the
next one was abducted by a stage
HrViJhy ulori?t ayotr get4hs M4 ugliest,
homeliest "woman you can' find sofiac
perfect old terror, like that lantern-jawed,
razor-faced female over by the ticket-window?"
Why don't we ? Stranger, you Exit-
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Teas, Tobacco,, Cigars, Queenswnre,
Glassware, Notions, Ac. Klehest price
paid for Country Produce. Goods delivered to
any pari of ihv city.. .,
Cor. Fourth and Plum Streets,
Buggies ! Buggies ! !
"We have for sale the celebrated
T. T. HAYDON BUGGIES,
from 8C5 upwards. T. K. BALL & SON.
I AM DAILY RECEIVING
;new designs in
China and Glassware
which I will sell very low. Clocks repairer!.
my5dly G. A. McOAKTHEY.
are now receiving the most pleeant assortment
WE of BUGGIES, PHiETONS nnd
CARRIAGES ever brought to the city of
au2dly xo 7 Second, and 18 Sutton Sts.
Kendall's Spavin Cure.
The Most sJucccssfnl Remedy f ver discovered,
as it is certain it its eflects ana does
not blister. READ PROOF BELOW.
From Rev P.N. GRANGER.
Presiding Elder of the St. Albans District .
fcT. AX.BANS, Vt Jan., 20, 1880.
Dr. B. J. Kendall & Co., Gents: In reply to
your letter I will say that ray experience with
Kendall's Spavin Cure' has been very satisfactory
indeed. Three or four years ago I procured
a bottle ol your agent, and with It, cured
a horse ol lameness caused by a spavin. Last
season my horse became Very lame and I
turned him out for a lew weeks when he became
better, but when I put him on the road
he grew worse, when discovered that a
was forming, I procured a bottle ol Ken-dell's
Snavin Cure and with less than a bottle
cured him fo that he is not lame, neither can
tUe bunch be found. Respectfully yours.
P. N. GRAINGER.
Perseverance Will Tell.
Stkougiiton, Mass., March 10, 180.
B. J. Kendall it Co Gents: In justice to
you and myself, I think I ouuhT to let you
know that I have removed two bone spavins
with Kendall's Spavin Cure,' one very large
one, don't know how long the spavin hau
been there. I have ovmed the horse eight
months. Jt took me four months to take the
large one oft and two for the small one. I have
used ten bottles. The horse Is entirely well,
not at all stiff, and no bunch to be seen or felt.
This is a wonderful medicine. It is a new thing
here, but if it does for all what it has done for
me Its will be very great.
Respectfully yours, Chas. E. Parkeii.
Kendall's Spavin Cuke issureiri Its effects,
mild in its action as It does not blister, yet it is
penetrating and poweriul to reach a every deep
seated pain or to remove any bony growth or
otht'i enlargement, such as spavins, splints,
curbs, callous, sprains, swellings, any lameness
aud all enlargements ot the Joints or limbs, or
rheumatism in man and for any purpose for
which a liniment is used for man or beast. It
is now known to be the best liniment for man
ever used, acting ralld and yet certain in its
Send address for illustrated Circular which
we think gives positive proof of its virtues. No
remedy has ever met with such unqualified
success to our knowledge, for boast as well as
Price SI. per bottle, or six .bottles for H. All
Druggists have It or oan get:ltoryou orit
will be sent to any address .on receipt of price
by the proprietors. DR. B. X. KENDALL A
CO. Enosburgh Falls, Vermont. J27d.
s. ft .
Four Doors Below the Postoffice
HAS OPENED HIS
ICE. CREAM PARLORS.
ice Cream for pale by 'the gallon or half, gallon.
Weuding Parties tarnished on short notice.
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CUSSWMF, TIKWABE, CUTLERY AG.
45 Market St., East side, between 2nd and 3rd.
WINDHORST & BLUM,
FASHIONABLE MERCHAKT TAILORS.
T ARGE stock ol
CITY AND COUNTY DIBECTOKYV
Courts Circuit Court.
JudgeA E. Cole. - k-
Comfnonwetith's Attorney T. A. Curran.
Clerk B. D. Parry.
Sheriff J; C'Pickott;
'1'lrk vt TJlvrt
Tuebday alter second Monday In January
April, July and October in each year.
Judge-a S. Wall.
County Attn,rv .1. l. Whltaker.
Clerk-W. W. Ball.
Second Monday c: each month.
unr(cily Court. (
Tuesday after seconu Monday in March,Jutie
Septelnber and December in each year.
Maysville, No. l.-W. H. Pollock and J. L
Grant, first and third Tuesdays in March, June
September and December,
Maysville, No. 2. Wm. Pepper and W. L
Holton, first Saturday and fourth Tuesday
Dover. No. 8 A. A. Gibbon and A. F. Dobyns
urst ana inira weonesuay, same rnontn.
t...i i w,,,,.i
imnortect anu Domestic i uunmA xta a r tot ivfln..rfn.tr U'wn.
Piece goods and Trimmings on hand. All fl,,t n',wi l.twi 'rrn,io ,,o
orders executed promptly and satisfactorily. . nim.inn, ku wTiVAir t,m
OS-Cooper's Building, second story, at head ; Fecmn.llrstand' third Saturdnvs.same months.
J. C. Kackley & Co.
Dry Goods, Groceries, Boots, Shoes.
Hats Caps and Clothing.
Goods always what they are reccommended
to be. Main Street, Germantowu, Ky.
P. H. TRAXEL,
Baker and Confectioner
ICE CREAM A SPECIALTY.
The only manufacture'r of PURE STICK
CANDY in the city. Orders lor weddings and
parties promptly attended to.
LANE & WVLKi
ATLANTA COTTON EXPOSITION,
team Engine and Saw Mil!
Jbchibited at Atlanta In 1881.
Manufacturers of Steam Engines, Boilers,
Saw Mills, GangEdgon. Lath Machines, Hub
and Spoko Maohinery, Shafting:, Hangers, Pul- Pitgah
leys, Couplings, Gearing, Grist and Flour Mill fourth
bead for Swecial Glrcalar of oar Ko. 1 Plantation ; DeKalb
D8TT aiu, waica we sen ror
attention triven to Plantation Mr
Illustrated. Circulars Freo.
LANE & BOD LEY CO.,
John t Water Sts., Cincinnati, O.
SYRUP eROMfDE CHLORAL
THE GREAT NERVINE
It is the remedy In painful inflammatory
RhuuiuntiNin, or any other oxccssively
Sainful disease as by quieting the nerves it
It ralleves Anthmn. Palpitation of he ,
Heart, SltortiieM orHrcatli, and Hysterics
immediately not lilto most remedlen, requiring several
hours to experience their benoficinl eflects.
Sure euro for DRVNKKNNEKN.
tlic Appoltc for STIIONO DRISTU.
II in recgtnnimided by te bent physicians nil over the
country. Price, 50 iif per bottle. Prepared by
W. EI. ADDEBLEV, ApotliecHrT,
ob. SAOJTDEns Ann Locust Btbkkts, CIXCINNATi, O
bU your Druggist for it, or Bend for Circular.
TH0S. BRANCH & CO.,
consignment of GRAIN. Make
Jiberal advances with bill lading Jn,hand,
-prompt returns given, charges -reasonable'. Elevators
with capacity of 490,000 bcehete,
on line of Chesapeake and Ohio' Railroad.
0- T - " -" V i. -.. . "
Sardis. Ko. 0-J. M. Ball and J. W. Tilton
second and fourth Saturdays, same months.
Mayslick, No. 7-C. W. Williams and J. D
Raymond, second and fourth Fridays, same
I Lewlsburg, No. 8 J. M. Alexander and
; Abner Hord, second and fourth Thursdays,
I same months.
Oiangeburg, No. 9 W. D. Coryell and "W.J.
; Tully, first Saturday and last Monday, same
J Washington, No. 10 John Ryan and James
l Smlthers, fourth Tuesday and third Wednes-1
day, same months.
I Murphysville, No. 11 Lewis Jefferson and
E. L. Gault, lourth Monday and thiid Thurs-.
day, same months.
I Pern Leaf, No. 12-S. E. Mastln and J. B.
Burgess, second and fourth Saturdays, samt
Maysville, No. 1 J. P. Wallace.
I Maysville, No. 2 W. L. Morau.
Dover, No, 3-W. B. McMillan.
Minerva, No. i James Runyon.
German town, No. 5 Isaac Woodward.
' Sardis, No. G J . A. Collins.
1 Maysliclc, No. 7 Thomas Murphy ''
Lewisburg, No. 8 S. M. Strode. ,
1 Orangeburg, No. 9- Thomas Hise.
I Washington, No. 10 James Gault.
( Murphysville, No. 11 W. R. Prather
ern L.ear, no. vz a. w. wood.
Society Meetings Mosonfc.
Confidence Lodge, No. 52, first Monday ol
Mason Lodge, No. 312, third Monday of each
1 Maysville, Chapter, No. 9, second Monday ol
J each month,
Maysville Commandery, No. 10, fourth Mon
day of each month.
! I. O. O. F.
Encampment, No. 9, second and
Mondays in each months at 7 o'clock.
Lodge. No. 12, Tuesday night, each
week, at 7 o'clock.
Ringgold. No. 27, Wednesday night, each
week, at 7 o'clock. . . ,
K. of P.
Lodge, No. SG, Friday night ol
I. O. W. M.
Wednesday night each week, at their llall.on
Second street. '
Sodality B. V. 91. ..
Second and fourth Sundays in each month
at their hall on Limestone street.
Father Mntliow T. A. S.
First Sunday in eacifmbnth, at their hall on
St. Patrick's Benevolent Society
Second Sunday in each month, at their
on Limestone street. '
Cigar Makers' Union.
First Tuesday night in each month,
I. O. G,T.
Monday night ol eaoh week.
K. C. R. R., an Ives at 9:80 a. m. and 8:15 p. m
Departs at 5:45 a. inland 12 m. - '
Bonanza, down Monday, Wednesday and.
Fridays at 6
lp Tuesday, Thursday and
The Board of Council meets the first Thursday
evening in each month.
Mayor Horace January. -
President L. Ed. Pearce.
First Ward-Fred. Bendel, K. L Nute, L. Ed,
Second ard Dr. G. W. Martin, Thomas J
Chenoweth, M. O. Hutchins. . .
Third Ward Matt. Pearce, Richard Dawson1
Fourth Waid-Dr. J. P. Phister, B. A.
John W. Alexander.
Fifth Ward Wm. B. Mathews James Hall
Edward Myall. ... ,
Treasurer an'd Colleotor E. E. Pearce. '
Clerk Harry T.aylor.
Marshal E. W. Fitzgerald.
TXmnHA Jnmes Skinner.
Deputies. Wm flagon,
Wharfmaster Robert Flcklin.
Wood and Coal Inspector Peter Parker.
City Physician Dr. J. T. Strode.
Keeper of Alms House Mrs. 8. Mills;'
Cor. Sixth and Walnut Sti.
Lbwjb Vawdkk, Proprietor.