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The Richmond Climax.
J. O. CIIENAULT.
A. D. MILLEE . ...
C. E. WOODS.
TnE Board of Election Commission
ers mot Saturday and canvassed the re
turns in the recent (seventh District
Congressional race. The certificate was
issued lo the Hon. June W. Gayle.
The vote as canvassed ts as follows
WEDNESDAY. DEC. 27,
riiKCiaHKi) ivr.r.v wkdnksday by
The Climax Printing Go.
I'KlC'b- 1'KJl Y1SAU, $1.50.
Tub Cum s j.niiouf the exchanges
tf Uemral Ku.inicky tint ivpreM'iiietl
W. S. Tailor noun uncouth, uncAliiireil
mul niistit Attorney Cieiieiul, ami we
n'tiiiit li.v ill'' iii-iTlimi. If tlmfctanmril
iJeiuOcwit will liiihii-ll sulile i-xtiurt
Ji-iiiuiiran tttriiimuy on that Milijecl
we will oiiply same'oti recoifli ul ie
1'or.MKit editor ol thn Dispatch, Hon
15 A. Kuloc. has niiiiiict(l that he
will make tin; race ( .r Congress in the
Eiirlitli Luii'-ieaM-mal district, o( 1 ell
iioaee. Mr. Knlcc is a true-hlno Dem
ocrat and a sunlit ninii. and has bervetl
in Coimrcss 1 etore. lie is related to
the Humes in Kicliinond, through
Airs. Wiisoa, of Washington Uty.
Stevens' IssTiwrrE is the latest bene-
liciarv of Andrew Carneate's munlllc
ence. l'rebidont Henrv Morton, of
that famous techno! jgicil institut'on.an
nouueed last week that Mr. Carnegie
hatl agreed to give $50,000 toward the
navment for the construction or a new
euuiueering laboratory, as an adjunct to
the institute in llobokeu, N. J. The
new building will be begun immedi
FoitMEit Vice President Stevenson
sas he thinks tho Question of imperial
is'tt n vcrv uravo one, and will be an
issue between the parties next year.
The anti-trust issue would also bo con-
snicuous. he thought, and the silver
oiiBstion is likely to he to the front
Atr. Stevenson's daughter is the wife
of Itev. Martin Hardin, eon of lion. 1',
AVatt Hardiu, of llarnxldwrg.
County. Gavle Owen.
Franklin 2.022 1.275
Scott 1.0112 1.691
Fayette 2,700 2.758
Owen - 1,6?6 714
Oldham - 010 347
Vootfjid - 1 058 1.027
liourlxm 1.S05 1 652
llenrv - 1,757 1207
Totals H.G37 1",&01
Hayle's ronj rity, 4.136.
lluniuit fr old Garrard! Go.l bless
your old will. Every Democrat in that
good countv should v home, bug his
wife and kiss the babies, for Win. Kay
heat the red-headed ieekjr-wood, Lewis
Walker. ML Vernon teignal.
And et Walker is eoutesting Ray's
election " In Madison the Kepuhlicans
n-e cusbin' .Mr. Comlxfordoing exactly
what their man Walker in Garrard is
doing. It's another iMie of ox-goring.
There aie 2.700 Chicago platform
Democrats in Madison county w'.io op
pose a financial system that con
structed with tho" palpable desimf lo
benefit the moin-!oiders instiail of
the toiling wealili-,uo lueing millioiir.
Iiecontly 50 million dollars of U. S.
Bonds dtawing 3 per cent were ex
changed by tin .Secretary of the Treas
ury for ttyiJO.OOO dolkiis which was at
one J deposited with an Eastern bank.
Thus the bank was drawing a large
per cent, on its bond investment and
was given free the use of millions of
the people's money. Is this a policy
worlhvto bo coiitinuod in operation?
Democrats of the Chicago platform
stripe say not.
If w' desire that criminals bear the
fu! extent of the law, we must cease
Hignum pennons i. r tueir imermion.
i lioe wlioHies'i tree to puns criiiriMiu
iidoii the Governor hhmld stop and
t imk. mill ii ace the uiatue wuere u
rels- with the petitioners the judges.
attorney, jurors and the negro who was
shot. - i'aiitx'jTanli.
As a general proposition the above Is
ineonleftibly correct, ana is enuoreeu
with the slight exception taken to the
iKjlitical aspect given to the I ardon in
this instance granted as it was the nay
nreceeuinir an elecinn. But we cor
dially join the Pantograph in a crusade
up in the reckless signing of petitions
lor pardon, rooming is more suover
sive of public weal than the thought
lef f. Indiscriminal e idoreementof appli-
cations for executive chruency, and it
should be stopped.
An interesting quarrel is in progress
between noted Republican leaders over
the authorship of the gold plank in the
Republican platiortn ol l&yo. air.
Kohlsaat. who has a newspaper in
Clricaco. claims he is the author, and
attempts to make good tho claim by
tho testimony of Sonator llanna, Gov.
Merriam.-Senator Troctor and others.
Senator Foraker. of Ohio, will not ad
mit this claim, and charges that Kohl
saat had nothing to do with the fram
ing of the gold plank and was not in
strumental in Inducing President Mc
kinley to stand upon it it is well
known Hint the uncertainty of the
President s position on the money ques
tion iust before the convention assem
bled was the cause oi mucti comment
all over tho land, and before this
Kohlsaat-Foraker controversy ends
some iuterestins developments concern
ing the President's change ol ratnd may
ITCCCUOU tvJ (.fib
Mother of Invention.
It was the necessity for an
honest, reliable blood purifier
and tonic that brought into
existence Hood s Sarsapa
rilla. It is a highly concen
trated extract prepared by a
combination, proportion and
vrocess peculiar to itself and
giving to Hood's Sarsaparilla
unequalled curative power.
Its 'wonderful record of cures has made
it America's Greatest Medicine.
Rosy Cheeks " have good
health and rosy cheeks, thanks to Hoods
Sarsaparilla. It builds me up and
saves doctor bSts." Mary A. Burke,
East Qair St., Indianapolis, Ind.
"Looking back, can any sane man
doubt the wUdom of those who desired
to amend the treaty and to doal with
the Philippine Islands as we did with
Cuba; to compel Spain to renounce her
sovereignly; to keep olf all foreign
nslious and to ai.l the islanders in
establishing their own government ac
cording to ll.eir own iKsi i?"'
Wlicn the Pioj-ideiit SHid that forvi
ble annexation, nccoidiu;: tooiir Aineri
can code of in nils, w ulil be criminal
aggiesiuii, w a l.e .4 eo;ipoihend? Was
he iislcV.il lo tie lli,7 Wat not he a
liVputdiinii? W.i., H.ne ever an utlor-
aiiee t-o ca'cuiaie l t. give conniue to
Aguiiiuldo ard hi pu ple as lhatV"
AS to our f it tiro attitude t ward the
1'ilMMiiOH. Saiialoi Hoar wiitest
' The time ii.ia come to make lip your
minds. If you are to declare that you
do not mini to suhjiiuate them or to
en-Iave them, that oil will act toward
t hem on the iiriuci olesand in the spirit of
vour own tin iMraTiKit i.f independence
iho war can b. eii"e I in an hour. J lie
refugd t4i iimUh this Kclaration in llie
begiii'iing bioughtoii this war,and your
refusil now to declare yourselves is
what is aiouo responsible for lts-con-
"Now we have got lo settle the ques
tion, which tho President has repeated
ly declared is for Concressorfor the peo
ple, whether we will complete the sub
jection of the Filipinos; whether we will
undertake to govern them as subjects
or serfs: or whether we will aid them
to become a self-governing nation.either
as a a reppblic, as they seem to desire,
or as a limited monarchy like Japan, or
whether they shall exist bereatter as an
absolute monarchy alter me lastuon in
which we are maintaining in power to
day the Sultan of Sulu, with his slaves
and his liarem.
' Lexington, Ky.
We should like to see Lawrencebnrg
upcuro a Government Building, as the
county of Anderson is to the revenue
receipts ol this district wuat tue nun is
to the wheel ol a wacon- more than
half. We suggest that the city offer a
site free to the Government and put an
hands to work to tret the bill through
Conuress. The Anderson News prints
a card Xroin "Citizen" from wlncli this
potential argument is taken:
Statistics show that Anderson
county pays every year more than half
ol the revenue lor llie wnoie aigniii
district, and vet the ofllcers at J-aw
renceburg arc compelled to put up with
such rooms as call bo rented from pri
vate persons. Other towns ami cities
which do not pay anything like the
revenue that is collected here every
year have their handsome buildings
erected by the uovernment costing all
the wav from S50 000 to SloO.lWU. JNo
one will pretend that Madison county
rivals Anderson in llie matter oi col
lections, nud vet she hae her building
costing the government, as the writer
is informed, noout sioo.uoo. ami inese
splendid offices to day are standing
tenantiessanu ueserieu. except tonne
nostoillce and a stamp deputy, wlnl
the office of tho Collector has beon re
moved to Danville.
Aceordinc to the resolution of inter
veutinu. the people of Cuba '"are and
of tight ought to be free;" according to
the President's theory, the Filipinos
are and of rmht ought to be suinects
When did Providence poiutouttbis tlls-
tinctiou between the rights ol the Un
bans and the rights ol the riliplnnsf
Must we hold the Philippine Island
permanently because Dewey destroyed
a Spanish lleet at iManiinr ochley lie
stroyed a Spanish fleet at Santiago.and
yet llie Prtsident promised the Cubans
independence. Must wo remain per
naiieiitly in the Philippines because
American blood was shed there Amen
can blood was shed at Sun Juan Hill
and at El Caney. and vet the President
prnmiset' independence to tlie Unhang
Mu-.t we hold the i'hlllupiue island
permanently because the American
Ilau has been raised over them? Th
American flau was raised over Havana
the 1st of January last, and yet the
Piesideiit has promised to haul It down
as soou as the nag ol a Unban republl
is ready to rise iu Its place. Must we
hold the Philippine Islands perman
ently because tho people are not cap
able ol seir-governmenu Admiral
Dewe.v, In cominunicatlnc with on
Government, asserted that the Fill
pinos are far more capable of self-gov
eminent than the Cubans, and yet the
President has promised independence
to tbe Cubans.
It is all here thn greatest, mcst
jtnp0iidoits display wrj havo'evir
attempted. Our Immense storo
is crowded to the ltinit with ti e
choicest of cifts.
WHAT TO GIVE A MAN.
You know that's a hard one,
y-.ut you'll find hundreds of things
The newness, the variety, the
comfort of shopping. Hie quick
service, the courteous attention.
until the big rush is on.
COilE NOW AND SEE.
OUR 25c China Table.
OUR 25c, 50c, $1 Pictures.
OUR 50c, 75c and $1 Silver
OUR Ladies' Desks, Book
Ca&es, Clini's and
j.iain and broadway,
' Lexington, Ky.
Miss Carlisle Walker is at home for
Mr. Cecil Hart, of BloOmington, 111
is home for tlje hoitdajs.
.Mr. C. E. Woods spent InUay and
Saturday at iSasliville.
Miss Lila Taylor is visiting Miss
rommie Davis at Nicholas vine.
Mr. J. M. Alverson.of Stanford, spent
Christmas with his mother here.
Mr. Caswell W. Tribble came up
from Louisville to spend tho Holidays.
Drs. H. R. and W. SI. Gibson spent
Christmas with their father m Virginia.
Mrs. Kuner Hood and Knper, Jr.
are spending the Holidays at Coving
Mr. R. L. Gentry, of Lexington.spent
bundqy and .Monday with ins lamlly
Richard Gentry, of Nashville, Tenn
is spending Christmas hero with h
Miss Fan Watts attended the T.
C. Dance at Merrick Lodge, Lexington
Miss Betheuia McCord.of Hamil
ton College. Lexington, is -at home for
Misses Carlisle and Eleanor Chenaiilt
are at home from an Eastern school for
Miss Sallie Frazier, of Lawrenceburg,
is the guest this week of her sister.
Mrs. C. P. Snyder.
Mrs. Dan Allle Carrier, nee Cornel
son, left last week to join her husband
at una t ol, Tennessee.
Mr. Etl. S. Pralher and family havo
removed from Elllston to their new pur-
cuaseon Laurel street.
Cards are issued to a reception to
morrow, 2 to 5 p. m.. at Mrs. W. B,
bmith's, on tbe Summit.
Miss Lizzie Hisle issued 125 invita
lions to a reception at her home on the
uig nut pike this evening 7 to 11.
Prof. Groseclse will go to Bristol
Tenn., and practice law. He is
promising and worthy young man.
Mrs. J. C. Chenault and little son
Master John Cabell, were in Corbiu last
week on a visit to Mrs. D. G. Martin
Miss Annie Frszee is at Danville on
a quiet visit to Mr. and Mrs. Allen
Kenuey, who have recently lost two of
tbeir near relatives.
Tho friends rjf Miss Amelia Milwnrd
were glad to welcome her home yes
teruay irom Norton innnnary, Jxmis
vine. iexington Herald.
Mr. and Mrs. Leo Gumin. of Estill
attended the Rice-Norris wedding and
are upending Christmas with their
parents, Mrs. Margaret Shifnet.
Mr. V. R. Breck and bride, who -were
married at Valley View this morning.
are at the Phoenix. They will return
homo to-night. Lexington Leader,
Mi;a Katlo Smith and Messrs. C. W
Tribble, Louis Thompson and L. B.
Hernngton left yi sterday for Shelby-
vine to attend too no use party oi Miss
Judge J. C. Chenault v&s in Middle
borough last week with a car load of
Brush Creek coal for the purpose
Hood's rills cur Urer lilt : tbe non-trrlUtlmr and
only cathartic to take irtth Hood's BartspartlU,
Lexingion Leader thus tells of a sur
prise weddmgr.of a well-known young
Valley View puple. "Nicholasville,
Dec l'U Miss Alice Kicharuson, a
pretty young'girl, and Victor Be"ck, of
Valley VioVi were here last night en
route to LxinKton,heut on matrimony.''
uiss ittchanison is the daughter oi
Hugh Richardson, and tho grooin-to-
be is a young sou of a well-known mci-
ciiant. This youig couple arrived here
on Monday afternoon and .secured a
roarriatrojliceitRQ'. , They wore parried
bv Squire Graves and to-dav w-ere fee-
istered as man and wite at the
Emeiixk To tho wi'e of (. E
Einel ine. n.-e M ir. Wh to on l)t eiii
ber 25, a 1 1 p'.und gui. Mar (!. This
is'Printer Giotv White's ninth crrnid
child and lie wis hs tiriud.ot his
Xii.as present as if ho had s a up four
galleys oi brevier type wlthotitnti error.
avintt some coked at the noted Ming0
Mr. W. F. Booker and son, Mr. Ned
Booker, and Mr. Sbirby Bowen. ol
l.au svil o. are here to attend tne
burial of the first named'a brother, J,
For a handsome calendar the Dan
ville Planinir Mill has our thanks.
Tho proprietor's wifo. Miss Mary
Smith Waiden, is a sister of Mr. J. v
Smith, ol this city.
Rev. T. S. Hubert was here a few
moments vestcrdav. Savs lin is ill the
midst of a big mee'tine at Lawrenceburg,
meeting with marked success, many
additions having resulted already.
Miss Susanue Grigsby and her broth
er. Mr. HHrt Untrsuv. 01 asniui;iou
have pone to Woodford county to
spend Christmas with ihe Humphreys
at Sumner's Forest. Lexington Leader.
Miss Nettie Smith, of DanviJIo, is
spending tho holidays here, she is
still, we beliove, official stenographer.
to the Uollector oi this district, a posi
tion she has filled with great satisfac
tion for about eight years.
Mr. James T. and Mrs. Boirgs are out
from Madison county the guests of Mr.
and Mrs R. A. Sparks. Mr. Boegs
will survey for W. J. Sparks & Co., the
land thev recently purchased in Laurel
county. Livingston Colonel.
Miss Marv Mathews, of Ashland, is
spending the holidays with her nephew,
Mr. Geo. Corzelius at the Hotel Glyn
don. She is the same gentle, kind.
Christian lady that won the hearts of
all while she was a resident of this city.
Hon. C. J. Bronston left yesterday for
a business trip to New York City. Ho
was accompanied by Airs, uronsion.aua
thev will spend tho Holidays mere.
Mrs. Henrietta Bronston, of Richmond,
ICy., is with the family on Second 6treet
during the absenco of Mr. and Mrs.
Uronston. Lexington Leader, 21st.
Invitations have been received to
the marriage of Mr. Win. Pratt Boono
and Miss Ethel Maude Tyor, January
3. 1000. at Ctithbert. Ga. The bride-
to-be, who is the eldest daughter ol
Mr. and Mrs. John 'Iyer, of Leban,
spent the winter iu Richmond about
three vears since and is kindly remem
bered by many friends formed during
her slay here.
The engagement is announced of Mr.
Tom Chenault, of this county, and
Miss Waie, of Georgetown, the wed
ding to take place on the 10th of Janu
ary. .Mr. Ulienault has a large connec
tion of relatives and fiiends in both
this county and Madison, who join in
conuratulatipiis. Miss Ware isa charm
ing and lovely younu lady and is qu'te
popular I.exington Herald, 24tn.
Miss Belle Bennett, who returned
home about ten days ago from a South
ern trip, spent several days with Mrs.
Lizzie White rant, at fc-partanourg, &
(J., who, Miss Bennett sas, ts now en-
yiiiu the best health she has known
in yeais. .Mrs. 1-ant s residence is one
of the handsomest iu ti e State, is situa
ted in the t enter ol a yard occupying
an entire block, the premises compris
ing sixteen acres on the outskirts of
the city. Her son, Claiborne White
Fant.is now about fifteen years old, is a
very bright lad, and is a great source
of comfort to his mother.
Here is a neat little four-barreled
conundrum that will entertain tho Cli
max readers: What character is there
iu the Bible who possesses no name,
who sullered death in different form
from anv inflicted before cr since that
time, a portion of whose shroud Is in
every Household, and tho cause ol
whose death has been made famous by
a modern author? "Eh? Is it too hard?
as Dan Dougherty says. Give it up?
Au easy littln thing like that? Pshaw!
Well, it's Lot's wife. She pojgies no
name: no one else met death through
being turned into a pillar of salt; salt is
-In every household, and Edward Bel
lamy wrote "Looking backwards.'
Mrs. Curtis F.Burnam returned home
on Saturday from Frankfort, where she
had been the guest other epn, Judge
A. it. liurnam. since the Inauguration
Mrs. Burnam was the recipient of many
distinguished courtesies during her
6tav at the Capitol, and was designated
as the "mother ol the benate, as her
husband, our Senator-elect, Hon. C. F.
Burnam, now in his eightieth year.
will be the oldest member of that au-
jmst body. Mrs. Burnam spent her
tirst Tliaiiksinvinc from homo in more
than 50 years, passing the day with her
son, Hon. Jas. R Burnam, on Silver
Creek. She is in the best of health and
is a charming companion to old and
The bride spokon of below is a cousin
of Mrs. W. D. Oldham, nee Miss Mary
rattle, or this city, and has visited Br.
and Mrs. rattle- "Miss Lizzie Pattie.
nleco of Miss Lucy Tattle, Stipend
tendent of Frauklin Countv Public
Schools, was married to Mr. J. S. Glaii
ton, a prominent young business man
of Frankfort on Wednesday. After the
ceremony the happy couple came to
Lexington, registering at tho Phoenix.
They spent to-day visiting- haunts of
interest, especially Kentucky Uuiver-
ity, where they have friends attending
school. They leave this evening to
visit friends at Richmond. The bride
is one of Franklin's prettiest and most
popular yonng women. A host of
friends wish them a long and happy
Buoaudcb. Luther Broaddus, eldest
son of Koubn Bioaddus. fui'imrly a
well-known market man., died at his
father's i evidence' on Broadway, last
Sunday uiuht nnd was buried on Mon
day. Deceased was about 24 years old,
was a straight-forward and industrious
The Methodists Deserve Praise.
For bringing Ralph Bingham to
Riciimond the Indies of the Methodist
church deserye the thanks of that por
tion of the public which went, saw,
and wero captivated by Ins exhibition
Inst Tuesday night.
Bingham is a wondor he can do nil
thincs well. He sparkles with charm
ing wit that readeasDeacon Sam Scott's
sallies stale, flat and uulaughable. Ho
sings with case and dances with all the
magic aid that highly emotional legs
can lend. His antics are those of the
comic Will-o'-tlie Wisp that led his
listoiiers into many a pitfall of fun and
frolic bether reciting, reading, or
singing, ho fulfills the injunction of
Uemostheues. m so far as "action.
action, action" is concerned. Without
doubt Ralph Bingham is a live wire
amoni; the leadini; platform entertain
ers. His i illity bubbles over just as
llie sap stews out ol the maples in the
sprine time. His ladv love-making is
of the audacious, exube'a it ttyle that
finds variety only iu the quintessence
of kisses, and in the rapturous embrace
tnat is as a pot ot honey to Ills heart
In the bridco scene his drunkenness, is
of a sort rarely seen on the stage. He
is an adept m the Inch art ot drunken
perambulation and tipsy gymnastics. As
win & nays' iat netrro woman he
mvrs an entertaining lesson iu the flex
ibility of bone and the pliability of inus-
cio. lie has a irood voice and does
equally as well, the serious as tlio comic
part of Ins entertainment. Ho is
Mrs. w. s Oldham played Ins accom
panimenls faultlessly and to the writer
Mr. Bingham expressed his cratiuca
tiou at Undine one so tnlented nnd
obliging as our favorite local canta
Rev. John B. Dickson will preach at
Mt. ion church next Sunday Ht 11
o clock. Everybody invited.
The ladies of the First Presbyterian
church give a reception on Thursday
in compliment to their beloved -past or.
Dr. W. F. V. Bartlett. who has been
with them twenty-five years. Lexiog-
lon i.eauer, 24111.
Rev. Gilbert Glass, of Somerset, the
new pastor, of the Broad well Presbyter
ian cuurcn, win hold ins tirst services
on J urinary 1. Cyiithiaua Courier
Rev. Glass has many friends jn I Ids
countv where he lived until recently,
who wish him much success lu his new
field of labor. Winchester Democrat.
Powkll-Hcouklev. Joseph Towel!
, 1. .... 'It Ui,ea ... -..1. .
and Miss Rella Huguoley, one of the
prettiest girls in the length and breadth
ot Madison, wore married on uecem
ber 20. Congratulations to tho groom
best wishes to the bonny bride.
Smitii-Deathebaqe. Yesterday at
natii noon at the flat woods unurch
Mr. F. P. Smith and Miss Pearl Doath-
erage were united in marriage, leaving
at uncu lor a unosi trip which win con
clude at Hoopeston. Illinois, where
they will make their homo. The groom
is a most estimable young man, worthy
of tho prize he Ii-m won. His brlde'is
the lovely daughter of Mr. and Mrs.
G. S. Deatlierage, of, Waeo, and hasa
large .circle of frtatde w&o Ffet to
loee her from thir Baittei,
BxcK-RiCHABMWtt- Last Wwtaesdsv's
sessionand alsoGen. BojvT&Twliich are
invaluable. dfF ! J -mm
yrho buildincrof this Jiah is aus enter
prise vriryjdear to e'very Confederate,
md onein which nll'should fake part,
and we hope will be "carried.Sut", Unit
tlicso valuable liistorical' articles "may
be preserved to the fiittue historian and
generations as object lessons.
.botes were read irom me national
meeting by Mrs. Florence Barlow bear
ing upon 'the duties of and of interest
td'tlieJStato tnee.tiiiKs.someof the more
important, uelnj; tliu building of 'the
Jefferson Davis monument, the ori-anl.
.inir of clill-lrtniV t-liiiiiters scholarships
v.s.pr.f;rt ...r....,.-t,.v...,io- ,.r
It-1 COMlOeill 11 tS VllliillYKlilClllO VI
hi ds at hospitals for Confederate sol-
lieis and building homes lor veterans.
All f tl.o Slate ofllcers wero re-elect-
-d lot the ei Biiini; ear. eevcal iele-
irales navinir m"st beautiful tii'mtes of
, . ... . . ... 1.
ivh ami irrainu c 10 101 lr oiswukiusu-
I President. .Mrs Basil W Il.iKe, who
ptesided with such iiraciou.sd'giiity.im-
.- 1 1 1 ..! . . Ill
.sriia n.v auu wisooin , own uiwiriu
ent Secretary. Mis. W." E. IGrant
whose dnties. thoucli a work of love,
are laborious and extensive; Miss Jones
Uecordnii; Secretary,- for Her untiring
nml fnithfiill nltnntion In everv detail:
Mrs. Mitchell, the Treasurer, who
guards the financial intensts with a
zealous cine: Mrs Ben Hardin Helm,
for her ever-watchful vigilance m col
lectins all that is obtainable for the
archives of Confederate records.
A rare treat was reserved until the
last, consislinc of a macmflcent ad
dress by Mrs. A. M. Harrison, of Jex-
ington. the accomplished uaucnter 01
Gon. Withers. Mrs. Harrison is .a
most dclmhtful and finished speaker
and dwelt largely upon the necessity of
truthful history Deing nanoeu oown.io
future generations and intimating that
tho just historiau was not yet born, as
it was almost impossiule for one of the
present generation to write impartially
Mrs. Harrison showed a thoroneb
knowlediro of her subject and that she
was familiar with ItSfrom everv stand
point. Her address was replete with
wise iudirment and sound truths, nnd
will be published in the December is
sue of The Lost Cause.
Resolutions of thanks to the citizens
of Richmond for their hospitality were
passed, after which. they adjourned to
meet in Winchester next November.
One Acre Crops. 01 Interest to Farmers.
On the list of Cijiiax exchanges is
that rabid Republican paper, the Tvew
lork Sun, which is full of good read
ing, barring its mean politics. Hero is
a clipping from its columns taken from
the Oalve6ton. 'lexas, iSews. If Ken
tucky farmers can beat it let us hear
of them at once:
An acre in this country contains 43.-
500 squaro feet or 1G0 square rods. You
win not miss it far 11 you make the
patch G9 yards 5 inches wide and 70
yards long. An acre is not a vast field
and may not have a Klondike on it,
but it may have in it something of
nreat value. The record of one acre
crops is of sufficient importance to war
rant reproduction :
J. B. Brake, South Carolina, 2o5 bu
Mr. Snelling, South Carolina, 1C0 bu
Dr. Parker, South Carolina, 200 bu
Carmicliael, Georgia, 121 bu
Peek, Georgia, 200 bu. e.orn
McCullum, Georgia, 116 bu
Hardaway, Georgia, 119 bu
Dr. Wvlie. Lancaster
Carolina. 170 bu. oats.
R. A. Johnson, Georgia, 101 bu.oats
J. B. Honnicut, Georgia, 109 bu.oats,
J.. 1 Dennis, ueorgla, 102J bu. oats
J. K Madden, Georgia, 147 bu. oats,
S. W. leak, Georgia, 40 bu. wheat,
A. J. Lane, Georgia, 42 bu wheat
Dr. K. Moody. Georcia. 13.953 lbs.
Bermuda bav. one cuttiiiii.
J. K. Winters, Georcia. 0,57o pounds
iiennuua nay, one cutting.
j. 11. iMatiox. uniichcountv.Ueorcria
1,440 du. sweet potatoes.
J. b. banders grew 1,002 bu. turnips,
Let Madison countv farmers ,s1ig
just how much they can rajgjj per acre
rainer man ioimr- uie o d nlan c
showlutj fast how many acres they ar
sole to plant and partially cultivate
The one-acre crop is in line with hi
class diversified farming. '
Their Side of It.
Hereunder is the report or trie re
cent meeting of the United Daughters
of .the Confederacy held in Richmond
clipped irom their olllclal organ, "The
lst Uause," edited by Mrs. Basil W
Uuko and Miss Florence Barlow
Tho third annual meeting of the
Daughters of tho I'onfederacy, Ken
tuckv division, was held at Richmond,
Ky., November 23, and continued two
The meeting was inaugurated by
beautiful breakfast, given by Miss
Lloyd, principal of the Madison Fe
male Institute. Thursday morninir.
Miss Lloyd presided in'a most charmitie
and gracious manner Some half-dozen
toasts were responded to bv the ladies,
sparkling with brilliancy nud - wit
Confederate songs wero sung with that
enthusiasm nnd ardor 'that only those
who feel can express.
In the evening a reception was ten
dered the visitors by the local chapter
111 tue spacious parlors pi tne Madison
beinale Institute, when all were given
an opportunity to meet and know cacli
uiuer is a buuiui w ay.
An elegant supper was served, after
frhich Prof. Merrill, of Vanderbilt
University, rendered in a most attrac
tive manner nu extract from Thomas
Nelson Pages "Courtship of Ma:
Gawge," taking us back to ante-bellum
days with so much realism we forirot
for tbe time being that thirty-five years
nau eiapseu-since sucti scenes were en
acted, and every lace in tne room
beamed with expressions of love and
pleasure at living over ngmn the sweet
old days of the past that. are no more
The recitation was applauded for sov
AlLreturned to their homes feeling
it was good to oe a tsoutnerner,
Business sessions were held througli
the two days, Mrs. Basil - Duko, the
State President presiding with berus-
ual dignity, grace and ability. ,
An address ot cordial welcome was
given by Mrs. U. D. Chenault, the
President-of the local chapter; ltc
sponuod' to ib au eloquent short ad
dress by -Mrs Basil linKe, followed !l
a few well-clioeen words irom Miss
iteports were given by the various
Stale oulcore, which were full ofen
couragetnent. showing the treasury in
-a goon condition, aiinousn navinz: (lis
burscd a generous amount during tho
An increase of seventeen nowchap-
ters, now navmga memuersntp 01 near
ly eleven Hundred members, bespeak:
lor the president a worn well done,
duty faitnmiiy penormed
Interesting papers were read from the
TT I . . -w ,, T T J. 11.1 , H
niHLoriuii, iricB. uu unruiu neiro: aiso
r-nn. jlC. x- r i. r 1
u.uui mo. xi ui uui lx uiaviui tuevuuieu-
crate Literary Memorial and Historical
Reports wero read from the various
chanters, sliowim: a creat doal of real
work done and genuine interest inspired
hv the loving influence ot the State
A report from the chairman of !His
torical nail uommittee. Mrs. K
Potts, "was read, Heraddresu was one
of more than usual interest, toucifins?
largely: npoti the historical hall which
the Confederates hope to build in Lex
insivXy. io,whkjh to-ppervCn-tw&tim
xelK "in the fc'tateT Sliitfenu
meratd many relics in her own pot-
M-?rthSi? fibererrl' ITotlca Sulin
By virtue or a Judgment and Order or sale
t the Madison Circuit Court, rendered at tbe
December Terra thereof, 1899. lu the above
stylo cause, tbe undersigned win, on
WEDNESDAY, JAN. 3, 1900,
BetM?cn the hoars of 10 o'clock, a. m., and 1
'clock, p. m , on tne premises nerein&ner
described In Madison county, Ky , , proceed to
expose to puouc sale, to luamgnesimauert tne
following uescnoed property, vlx.
A certain tract or parcel of land lying and
being In Madison county, Ky., near the waters
ot Tate's Creek, containine CO acres, more or
less, and adjoining tbe land sold to walls Jtt
:er by Wm. M. Inrine, Q. J. White's land
the land ot Dlckerson. &e. The land is
sold to satisfy the debts of Sarah F Elmore.
dee'd., remainder if any, to- bo distributed lo
.the heirs of Sarah F. Elmqro.
TEEMS Sale nil! be made on a credit of six
and twelve months in eaual installments.
The purchaser will be required lo give bond.
wim approved nccuruy, lortne payment oi ino
nurchase mousy, to hare the lorce and effect
ol a Judgment, bearing legal Interest from the
nay ox saie, wim a lAen reserved upon sain
property until au tne purcnase money is paid
dec20-2w S. E. SCOTT. M. C. M- C. C.
Bom, to tho wife of Elzio Perkins
the 10th, a boy.
W. S. Sowers was in' Nicholasvllle
Tuesday ou business.
W. T. Tudor is recovering after an ill
ness of several weeks.
W. S. Sowers went to Louisville Sat
urday to sell his tobacco.
Woodson Masters has just completed
a nice addition to hrs dwelling House
Hays Stocker is erecting a dwelling
and store house in the "back, woods.'
William Carity and wifo, of Logana
visited the family of S. C. Sohns Satur
Martin fihifllct and Bert Ilarvoy have
returned from llloomingtou, 111., after
an absenco of one year.
The price of turkeys took a drop. So
lid the number of "cood thincs" the
thrifty house-wife was going to buy.
About twenty-five Democrats who
did not get to vote in the last election
were summonsed to Kichmond 'lues-
day to appear in the Combs-Harris con
Mr. W. O. Field will.Hvo at tho
Rev. W. L. Howes preached at Wal
Dr. C. S. Holton visited in our
midst last week. . ,
Mr. and Mrs. II. L. Wallaco spent
Monday in Lancaster
Mr. Willis Adams has cone to Okla
homa in search of a new home.
Mr. Gilbert Maspn an. I wife will
shortlv remove to their new home nen
Natural gin conveyed in bamboo
tubes was utilized in China years ago
Flowery speakers' do not always
Beware of Ointments for Catarrh that
as mercury will surely destroy Ihe sense
ol smell and completely derange tne
whole system when entering it
thrpugh the mucous surface. Such ar
ticles should never be used except on
prescriptions from reputable physic
ians, as the damage they will do is ten
loiu to tne cood you cau possibly ue
rive Irom them. Hall's Catarrh Cure.
manufactured Jjy F. J. Jienv &Co
Toledo O.. contains no mercury, and i
taken internally, acting directly upon
the blood nnd mucous surfaces' of the
svstem. In buying Hall's Catarrh
Curo be sure you get the genuine. It is
taken internally, and mado in Toledo
Ohio, by F. J. Cheney & Co. Testi
Sold by Drticgists.price 75c perbottla
Hall's Family Pills are the best, lm
As administrator of James W. Garrison and
agent lor the heirs of said Garrison, '1 will, on
the premises, between the hours of 10 a. m
and 12 m., rent, on
SATURDAY, JAN. 6, 1900
to he highest and best bidder, forty-four acres
oi iana lor tne year iwu.
This land is located on Calloway's Creek
about one mile west of the Boonesboro pike,
and adjoins the lands of S. O. Itoyce and John
mmpson. -mere is a rair residence cn me
DTODerty with two rooms above and two below,
There will be about five acres of bottonrland to
go in corn, the rett to be cultivated in oats.
The renters will be required to execute
negotiable note with good security.
J. B. DOZIEB.
Administrator of James W. Garrison and agent
lor heirs ol sal a uarrlson. zi
Mrs. Ellen V. Gibson hereby notifies the
public that she will not tolerate hunters on her
farm. Any person caught on the premises with
a gun will prosecuted to the fall extent of the
Co:! M For Sale or- Kent
of my ill health, I will sell or rent my Coal
Yard, situated on Orchard Street and running
back to L. Sc N. railroad. For particulars ap
ply at resmence or coai yara.
dec-4w j. 2. HAR1BR.
when Laundered by the Richmond
bteam Laundry, simply because wo
understand our business, and do the
right thing for our customers.
Fiie Landry Wtrk
is worth much, but costs little when
dom by us. We can and will give yon
no Miter how exacting you may be.
For-Tue Faik Sbi
w rive special facilities for fine work,
waumt steak uvwn.
klter Goinfflissibnifr's Sale i
the waiter and he serves you
Tnenrn vftur dtrellinmi. barns And otherprop-
ertylHthe BLUB GRASS ISSURANCB.COM
far r, oi jjeiinKton. i.y.t iwow iuHiuwu.
Gives protection against;
F1KE, LIGHTNING AND TORNADO.
Tin AKspRMment. calls on members when lossec
occur to other members and no initiation fee
charged to become s member of company. The
cheapest and roost reliable company for thf
people of our county, now oreranng in tne
State and eets cheaper every year, falling to
one-half after the first year.
For further Information, can on tneir ageni
"and colIectorr8.TtB,-Hlaclr, attorney-at-taw
Kichmond, Ky., office on Main street, opposite
Court House, next door; to State Bank & Trust
J. II.TABTKB. Pres.
mayJ4-ly O C. BOSWOttTH. Sec'y.
Dr. R. Goldstein,
The Optic Specialist,
ol No. Ml Fourth Avenue, Louisville, will be at
the Gljrndon Hotel, Richmond,
THURSDAY. JANUARY 24,
returning one day each month. Eyes exam
ined and glasses scientifically adjusted.
Kingston, Ky., December 10, 1S99
Dkar Silt: Will yon be so kind as lo publish in your paper the following
statement of facts: Six years ago I was attacked with La Grippe, followed by
niieuraatism, Neuralgia, Stomach, Liver and Kidney Diseases finally Lost
Vitality and General Nervous Prostration. I was treated by a number of the
best Physicians in this county and also took tho following Patent Medicines:
"Hood's Sarsaparilla." Dr. Smith's Kidney Tonic. Dr. Kilmer's Swamp Root
for tho Kidneys. Stewart's Dyspepsia Tablets, Soda Mint Tablets, etc., including
litany other nostrums, that did me no good Now I wi-ih I could get all the
world together so I could tell them how I was healodtnd especially my friends
in Madison county, 'that I have been a terrible sufferer for these six years past
from tho crown of my head .to the sole of lny-feet. My Stomach, Liver and
Kidneys were iu an awful condition, my nervoii3 system was completely broken
down with lost vitality and manhood; I was confined to my room mostof the lime
My physicians, as good as they have in any country, treated me faithfully, will
but little or no benefit. Somo of them told me I could not get well. Hove
my Physicians they did nil they could for mo. But tho drugs would only
alleviate for a while: as soon as I would quit taking them the same old thine
would to -be gone over with again. Everything I would eat or di ink would
give such pain that I would pray to die.
I want all that aro diseased to be made WHOLKas I have been. These
statements aro unsolicited by anyone, are only made by mo that my friends
every where, and especially in Madison county, may go as I hayo douo and be
My mind was directed to Professors Wilson & Kennedy, "Magnetic Heal
ers," at Ztminer Hotel, Kichmond, Ky., where 1 commenced taking treatment
under !,Tho Weltmcr" method of Magnetic Healing," following it up for 13 day
without medicine. I feel a new man again, have no more pain. Sometimes
have to pause and think whether it is I or not, so far am I from pain and suf.
feriug. Reforcltook this treatment I whould have to take lots of morphine
to get any easo or ret. Oftentimes my wife had to turn me iu bed I AM
NOW A WKLL MAN. It is tnto I am not strong as I used to be, but I am
gaining in strength each dav am nearly 53 years of age.
Anyone by onciosinga ze stamp can geta lull detail of my case by address
ing me at Kingston, juauison county, ivy.
N. U. CKEEKMORE.
They treat any
drags or medicine.
and all diseases without the use o
ie Barred Plymouth Rocks
The "TRUE BLUE" Strain.
Cockerels for sale $1.00, Trios
$5.00. This completes my 21st
MRS. M. F. ARBUCKLE,
Silver Creel.-, Madison Co , Ky.
breedinjr the one
Our assortment of Ladies' Jackets, Furs,
Capes, Children's "Wraps of all descrip
tions. "We have not the time to describe
each article, but can safely say that we
Stock of Wraps
to suit' every one and our PRICES are
the LOWEST on high grade goods and
no other firm in the City cau compete
with us. "We are offering a select line
ofJackets, at.'fojiowing prices:
. HMHItttMHMaiMtltiaMltmttSaiSMISa .
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An exceptional opportunity for the
Holiday Season. The first on the list,
and of'interest to the little folks is the
Illustrating the old familiar stories of
Mother Goose, Rip Van Winkle and Cin
derrella. They are also suitable for
Ladies' plain white hemstitched handker
Ladies' embroidered and hemstitched
handkerchiefs, 5, 10, 15, 20, 25c.
Ladies' all-linen, embroidered and hem
stitched handkerchiefs, 25e.
Ladies' all-linen, lace edge and hem
stitched handkerchiefs, 25c.
Ladies' plain all-linen handkerchiefs, 10c.
Men's colored bordered handkerchiefs,
5 and 10c.
Men's white hemstitched handkerchiefs,
5, 10 and 20c.
Men's all-linen hemstitched handker
Men's Japanese silk, fancy bordered
Men's Japanese silk, initial corner hand
Men's Plaid Mufflers, 25e.
Ladies' Suspenders with fancy' buckels,
10 and 25c.
Ladies' Pompadour Combs, 5 and 15c.
Fancy Towels, 15, 20, 25 and 35e.
Quiltted Red Satin Slippers, lined and
fur top, $1.50.
Plain Brown Felt Slipper, lined and fur
Carpet Fringe, 9c a yd.
Small Table Covers, 40c.
.you want to give a handsome Xmas
present and one very' acceptable, come
and purchase one of our figured satin
damasks table linen and napkins to
match, $8.00 per set.
The above are Special Holiday
leaders and should interest every
purchaser. We can please you.
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You will find iu this lot a complete assortment
of colors, modled after patterns of recent
cut arid made of materials that we can re
commend for durable wear in fact such
goods as will please and attract the eye as
well as give entire satisfaction in price.
You must see these before you have made
up your mind to purchase a wrap. ,
' See our Tailor-raadd Suits for Ladies ifyou
think of buying, tis it will pay you.
LADIESS GENT'S AMD CHILDREN'S HOSIERY,
The Talies In this Department eaa lot he
resistt. TRY US.
GENT'S FMlilSSINGS AND
LADIES' DRI&3 GOODS
If in want of MILLINERY call and see" us,
we can save you maney.
Bejetfvtty Submitted to Cmh Trade,
E. V. ELDER.
Our immense store is now filled to over
flowing with the newest, most attractive and
useful articles for
consisting of Ladies' Desks.Chif
foniers, China Cabinets, Book
Cases, Rockers, Hall and Libra
ry Chairs, Morris Chairs, Jar
diniere Stands and Screens.
Space prevents us giving a full list of the
beautiful things we have this season and in
vite you to make us an early, call and avoid
the rush. You can make your purchases
now from a full and complete stock at your
leisure, delivered any day during the mouth
you desire. .
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Wm 220-222 W. Maiu Street, J