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VOLUME IX Entered at the Pott Office in Lancattcr, Ky as Second Clots Matter. NCatC2R 5
PUBLISHED WEEKLY BY LOUIS LANDRAMi j LANCASTER. KY.. IT P ID AY, MAY, 13. 1898. ' TERMS OF SUBSCRIPTION:
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Screen Doors, Coolers
Ice Cream Freezers.
J. R. HASELDEN.
W. I. Williams,
welgh a mm,
Attorneys at Law,
All business attended
ARTERIAL and CAVITY EM
BALMING a SPECIALTY.
Furniture, Carpets, &c.
WHILE ON THE LOOKOUT FOR THE
Come in and look at our stock of Hats, Shoes, Clothing and Gent's Furnishings -which
embraces the NEWEST and MOST COMPLETE assortment -and LOW PRICES ever
seen in Central Kentucky.
m CANNONADING ApillSt HAVANA
has not commenced "but our Cannonading against high prices has, and as "seeing is
"believing" an inspection of our ALL WOOL suits at
$5.00, our lot of $7.50
I faced and satin piped, our $10.00
I line, our $15.00 and $16.50 suits
which embody the quintessence of
Commadore Dewey has
-oto4foim Sunk tho
But our prices in shoes have dropped within ;he reach of all.. Patent Leathers, Wil
low Calf, Light colored Tan (the veryh.ttst)-, all canbe bought in FINE
QUALITY at low prices at our h use. Shoes bought from us
$2.50 up are shine d by us, Free.
Manila Has Been Bombarded!
and we can show you a most complete stock of Straw Hats ranging in prices from
Scents U P "TO $2.00.
:: Our Monarch Shirts ::
soft bosom with detached cuffs will come in n3xt waak, so bDV3 save your orders un
til you get a look at them.
Logan & Robinson
I IN AND ABOUT
New trains Sunday.
A nice assortment of weather this
G. S. Gaines handles the genuine
Wanted, all the eggs 1 can Ret, at 8c.
per dozjn. P.. A. Stone
The best iwo horse wagon on the
market at 11. B. Gaines'.
Wanted, car load of Iron, Bones and
Rags. IL B. Northcott .
Headquarters for Deering Binders,
Mowers t.n I threshing machines at G
Booth Tl' mpson and family have
rented San lptten's residence in the
Baker addit ill
V-SXi fc Hatching.
From prize vining Black Minorcas
15 eggs for $1.(0. IL L. Elkin
38 calibre Srnjth & Wesson revolver.
Must be cheap and in good order.
Leave name at uIkcoku offec. tf.
War map, 2Sx-l inches of Cuba, tho
World, West Indies, &c, 20c each, if
by mail 22c Send for one. J. C.
Preaching nt Mt. Tabor.
We am requested by Eld. R. B. Ma
honey to announce that he will prerch
at Mt. Tabor next Sunday morning at
Look To Tour Interest.
Best home-111 ul buggies on the mar
ket at J. B. Ely's Paint Lick, Ivy. Gen
eral repairing and horseshoeing a
specialty. Give us a trial. ' 3-18 3m.
Danville Steam Laundry.
Smith & Currey, Agents for Danville
Steam Laundry. We ship every day.
We send to-dn' and deliver to-morrow.
Satisfaction guaranteed. Work called
for and delivered. tf
Away 1'leu the 'Woodcock.
I have the bst and cheapest line of
Mid-sumtner wear ever Lrought to
this city. Ready-to-wear coats at SOe
and SI; Black Alpaca coits at S'J, and
genuine Crash suit at S:t 53. Tailoi
made, Kentucky home-spun tow linen
at S3 per sui. The gooJs will laundry
perfectly. M. D. Hughes, Agt
convincing. With Children and
Boys suits over $2.50 we give a cap,
belt, ball and
Bring in a dollar for the Record.
Nice lot of shades just received. R
A. Stone. ,
The greatest Disc Harrow on the
market, at G. S. Gaines'.
Large line of carpet samples Come
and get choice. R. A. Stone.
Fine Tennessee strawberries at II.
B. Northcotts S.tturday.
Wanted, 20,000 pounds of wool, will
pay highest market price. U. B.
Remember the main part of business
is to pa' your accounts at the "end"
of the month. IL A. Stone.
Wo are daily receiving a handsome
line of furniture, cheaper than ever
shown to Lancaster people. Jas. A.
Beuzley & Co.
Dr. McDonald, of Danville, preach
ed at the Presbyterian church Sunday
morning, and at the union meeting
"I would not have you ignorant
brethren." It is not your buying I
appreciate, but your paying also.
R. A. Stoxe.
Local option was defeated in Har
rodsburg, Tuesday, by a majority of
All parties wanting lumber sawed
must have losrs at Mill by Miy 25th,
as Mill will be moved shortly th-jre-a'ter.
O G. Speake 2t
Miss Amanda Anderson's school at
Mr. Ben Lear's, closed Monday, with
appropriate exercises. Miss Bessie
Ballard was given a gold medal for re
ceiving highest mark in mathematics.
Two women named Daily, have been
loafing about the county for some
time, were brought in Wednesday and
t iken befole court to show why they
did not support and take better care
of their two children. After consid
ering the case, the court ordered the
children taken to the Methodist chil
dren's home in Louisville. The women
were told that unless they went and
sinned no more, they would be placed
on the rock pile.
-will he overwhelmingly
Summer Lap Dusters Whips, and
Fly Nets at Haselden's.
A fine line of Harness and Saddlery
at Haselden's, at lowest prices.
Messrs. Wm. Ward and Wm. nern-
on were re-elected as trustees of the
Graded School. They had no opposi
No driving will be allowed in the
Cemetery on the afternoon of Decora
tion Day. This order will be strictly
enforced. S. B. Henry, Sunt
A bip; crowd was at the depot Satur
day morning to see the soldier boys
off. It was 4:30 o'clock, and the rain
falling in torrents, but many ladies
Public Sale of Town Lots.
I will on the 24 th day of May offer
for sale several nice building lots.
Terms made known on day of sale
Sale begins at 10:30 o'clock.
11. F. Walter.
Mrs. Iteauchamp at Xtw Hope.
We are requested to announce that
Mrs Beauchamp will give a free lect
ure at New Hope on the evening of
May 16. A.l are cordially invited to
Capt. Sam Duncan telegraphed for
another cook Sunday, and Joe Stodgill,
colored boy was sent. The company
took Jim Wiggle at firat, but one man
could not do the work.
One fare for round trip to Lexington,
ace unt the League Amer en Whecl-
mea Meeting, June 23th and 21st, from
all points in Kentucky, Queen & Cres-
jnt Route. Good to June 22ad to re
turn. Bicycles Handled Free.
Miss Eiisa Luik asks Iue Record to
announce that sue will nolo an exam-
nation for white teachers at her of
fice on May 20th and 21st. An exam-
nation for colored teachers will be
held at the same place oa May 27th
O Alcorn Elected.
At the annual meeting of the direct
ors of the Lancaster, Dix River and
Danville Turnpike, Judge Joe Robin
son declined to accept the presidency
again, and Hon. J. Lcn Bruce, of Dan
ville, was chosen. The old board of
ec .ors was re-elected.
"Tlie Lost Atlantis."
Volney B. Cushtng's lecture, The
Lost Atlantis, is a rare feast of won
ders new by the very reason of their
great autiquity. It is full of scientific
rev halations of interest to learned and
unlearned alike. He is one of the best
lectures that ever visited this city.
Charleston Gazette, West Va,
Tus Record is glad to note that Mr.
Rice Benge is improving rapidly. The
left leg was broken just above the
ankle, and it was thought for a time
that amputation would be necessary.
The break was a bad one, the bone
protruding soma distance. The doc
tors now say the break will mend
without much trouble.
Been There Himself.
Capt. Mike Salter, who fought
through tho late war, was active in
getting up the supper for the boys.
The morning they left he had made,
at his individual expanse, several large
kettles of strong coffee for the boys.
It did not get done before they march
ed to the depot, and Capt Salter had
it carried to the train. We wish Capt.
Salter could get a good appointment
in the army. lie would make a true
and brave soldier.
Prices Lower than Ever.
Tailor made suits at 812.50 to $30.
Satisfaction or no pay. You have paid
$12 for ready-made suits that were not
as good as Wanamaker and Brown's
suits at S3, and their suits at $9.53 and
$11.50 aie equal to other $15 suits, be
ing all-wool and beautiful in design
and finish. The suits at $13.50 and $15
usually sell for $18 and $20, and their
$20 suit is the same of quality, such
suits usually selling for $25. A com
parison of goods will prove that you
will sav3 some dollars by giving me
your order. M. D. Hughes, Agent
. Brought Home.
Mr. Mitch Kelley, who was hurt by
a fall at Middlesborough, was able to
bj brought to Lancaster several days
since. He was working on a bridge
and fell a distance of eighteen feet
H'.s breast struck two large spike
nails, which were sticking in a plank,
These were driven, head first, into
Mr. Kelley's lungs. He was p'eked up
more dead than alive and the nails
pulled out. His recovery is miracu
lous. His many friends are rejoiced
to know that he will soon be entirely
well and able to resume work.
Volney B. Cashing.
Our pjople will be delighted to learn
that the W. C. T. U. has secured Vol
ney B. Cashing, to deliver two lectures
in this city on the evenings May 19 and
20th. The first lecture will ba free. No
subject has yet been selected for this
evening. On the 29th his subject will
b s "The Lost Atlantis," and a small
admission fee will be charged. Mr.
Cashing has a national reputation as a
lecture and his appearance here will
b j quite a treat m
Contest in Elocution, Stan ford June 1.
From this date I must sell for cash.
R. A. Stone. w
J. A. Beazley &- Co. have a large and
handsome line of wall paper. Prices
to suit the people.
Sam T. Evans has the largest
ine of buggies and phaetons ever
brought to Lancaster. Save your or
ders for him.
The town authorities should pass an
rdinance prohibiting bicycle riding
on the side walks. This is the only
town on the map that permits this
Reds vs. Louisvilles, Cincinnati,
Sunday, May 15, SI. 25 Round Trip,
from Junction City and Danville, by
Queen & Crescent Route. Ask Tick
et Agents for particulars W. C. Rin-
earson, G P. A., Cincinnati, O.
The old soldiers will meet in Mason
ic Hall at 2 o'clock, Saturday after
noon to make arrangements for Deco
ration Day. They will also select a
delegate to attend the annual meeting
at Bjwling Green.
We learn from the railroad officials
that the new trains have been put on
the time card and will begin running
on the 15th, Sunday. The local agent
Us Tub Record that he has not re
ived a time card, consequently we
are unable to inform our readers as to
the exact time of the arrival of th
SI. 25 Excursion to Lexington.
The L. & N. will run an excursion
to Lexington, Sunday, passing Lan
caster at 8:35 a. m , arriving at Lex
ington at 10:30. 1 he train will leave
Lexington at 0:30 p. m. Go over and
see our boys in camp. Dress parade,
battalion drill and other interesting
Contest at Walnutta.
The inclement weather prevented
many from attending the contest at
Walnutta, Tuesday night, but those
who ventured out were more than
paid for it All the young ladies did
remarkably well, and many compli
ments have hicn showered upon them.
The first priz-;, a gold medal, was
awarded to Miss Elcne Hiatt, and the
second, a subscription to the American
Home Magazine, was given to Miss
Fannie Spratt At the conclusion oi
tne contest, an old-fashioned quilting
bee was given, in which Misses Jennie
Wallace and Lucy Ramsey, took the
Honor to Them.
On Friday afternoon, R. H. Tomlin
son, J. J1. Uuncan, Judge liurnside.
and one or two others, suggested thai
a supper be spread for the soldier boys
previous to their departure. The sug
gestion met with prompt approval and
the work was quickly commenced.
Misses Mary Miller, May Hughes and
Dove Harris readily and cheerfully
undertook the task of soliciting dona
tions for the spread. The three noble
ladies walked all afternoon in a
drenching rain, going from house to
house collecting the provisions. At
eight o'clock that night a row of ta
bles in the hall at the Court House
were ladened with many kind of good
things to tempt the palates of the
young warriors. We nave never seen
a more bountiful public supper spread
than was there for the boys. The ta
bles were waited upon by Misses Ber
tha Burnside, Nellie Marrs, Mary Mil
ler, May Hughes, Elisa Lusk, Altie
Marksbury, Bessie Bush, Alberta An
derson, Dove Harris, Lula Anderson,
and many others of Lancaster's socie
ty folks. After ample justice had been
done the supper, the boys were ad
dressed by Capt Herndon, Hon. R. H.
Tomlinson, G. B. Swinebroad, Rev.
Henry Faulconer, W. L Williams, P.
W. Spencer, Lewis Walker and others.
The speeches were all good and full of
timely advice to the boys, wno ap
plauded the speakers frequently.
Too much praise cannot be shower
ed upon the young ladies for the pat
riotic work done by them. 'J he weatl -
er was miserable, and they ran the
risk of a spell of sickness by plodding
through the rain, but they worked
bravely through the entire afternoon
and 'til ten o'clock in the n'g'it to
give the boys a good send-off and
show them that our people apprecia
ted their bravery in risking their lives
for Uncle Sam's country.
Tba Buyti U the Uffceat frade bUaf pvwtfar
Imm. Actofl Uttt w it
tfeM farther was amy ether treat
ROYAL MJOM rOWSCH OO., MW VMK.
Our line of "Wash Goods, consisting of Organ
dies, Dimities, &c. is very attractive. We are
showing many handsome patterns and you
would do well to call and examine them be
fore making your purchases.
We are showing a very extensive line of Rib
bons, both in plain and fancy, suitable for
trimming and sashes.
"We have nice line samples of Carpets and are
selling them very cheap. "We can take your
orders and deliver them on short notice.
We have quite a large line of premiums cn
exhibition at our store which we give away
with $5.00, $10.00, $15.00 and $20.00 pur
chases. Call and See them.
The LOGAN DRY GOODS CO.
Two attempts have been made to
poison the water used by the regulars
in camp at Mobile.
Capt Ballance, United States mus
tering' efficer, said he would rush the
Kentucky men to the front as soon as
equipments are furnished if he has to
send one company at a time.
It is claimed that no material aid
can be given the insurgents in Cuba
until at least three bases of supplies
are occupied, and then it would re
quire weeks to mobilize the insurgent
The Surgeons' Board began the
work of examining volunteers at Lex
ington Tuesday. Of 79 men in Compa
ny G, of Covington, 19 failed to pass,
and 24 men will have to be recruited
to fill the company. The work is now
The men at Lexington are begin
ning to complain of their quarters.
They say they would prefer the open
field to the crowded buildings. Many
of them are anxious to go to the front,
and the news telling of the change in
the plans for the volunteer army to le
sent direct to the coast centers is
p easant news to them.
There may not be a great naval bat
tle at present in Porto Rican waters
unless information conveyed to the
United States. Government, is errone
ous. Instead of the expected naval
battle, we arc to have the bombard
ment of Havana and San Juan and the
military occupation of Cuba and Porto
Rico sooner than anticipated.
In consequence of this plan for im
me Hate movement against -Havana
and .San Juan, the orders for mobiliz
ing the' volunteers at Chicamauga have
been countermanded, .and the troops
ordered to that point will go instead
to Tampa Mobile and New Orleans for
fcr- immediate service in tha two isl
ands. 'It is expected to land an. army
lare.eno Jgh to strike a decisive b'.ow.
- A'spaeial from Washington says one
of the Kentn -ky regiments will almost
O'rtlily be ordered to lamps. The
Wr Department U figaring upon
Binding troops direct to Tampiwiik-
oat stopping them at CbkkamaBga.Tbe
changes in orders have not been com
pleted and will not be given out until
they are, but it is learned that one of
Kentucky's regiments will be among
the first to go straight through.
The Navy Department was notified
by the naval attache at Londen, that
the Spanish fleet which left the (Cape
Verde Islands April 29, and for which
Admiral Sampson is waiting near Por
to Rico, has arrived at Cadiz. The Na
vy Department evidently accepts the
report as true, and has decided to be
gin at once the reduction or San Juan
and Havana. The army is moving
rapidly to the points of embarkation
and will probably be landed in force
on C iban soil within a week, when a
joint attack by land and sea will at
one 3 be made. The attack on Porto
Rico is to be simultaneous with that
on Cuba. San Juan will be the imme
diate objective point of Rear Admiral
Sampson, who has also instructions to
destroy or capture all Spahish ships in
Porto Rican waters.
San Francisco, 12 m. -Three steamers
loaded with troops sailed for PiK-
pines last night They carried arms
and provisions to help Admiral Dewey
St Thomas, Danish Island, 2 p. m.
Bulletins say American fljet bombard-
ia? San Juan, Porto Riaco. Began at
9 o'clock this morning.
Washington. 2 p. m. Gen. Merritt
announces officially that he vi ill leave
Sanfrancisco tomorrow to lead Manila
expedition of 12,000 men and be w ill 1 a
Governor of Philipine Islands.
Key West, 2:10 p. m. In a battle at
Carlenas Matanza's province, yester
day three American gunboats and tor
podo boat Winslow attackel Spaniards
shore batteries two Spanish gun boats
wyich rained fire on Americans. Bat
tle lasted hours. Ensign Bagley, of
the Winslow, and four sailors oa same
were killed and five wounded. Span
ish gunboat sunk. Cardenas set fire.
hundred Dons killed, heavy loss,
HELP THE BOYS.
T the Friends of the Second Regiment
K. S. G.
In order that oar religions service
in camp may be more effective, we
need a folding organ and song books.
We feel that each town Madia? me a
to serve ia this regioaeat would be
glad to contribute towards thia par
Con tribatioas from towas, relifkai
organizations aad iadividaals will le
greatfally received and should be seat
to Willis L Watts,
Chap'aia 2ad Ky. Keg't