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VOf,CZlE JX. Entered at the JPoBt Office in LancatUr, Ky., at Second Clots Matter. NOMRE
LANCASTER, KY., FKIDAY, MAY, 20. 1898. VSSST'-
Screen Doors, Coolers
Ice Cream Freezers.
Col. W.G. Welch.
W. I. Wllllnms,
WELCS & WEB,
Attorneys at Law,
All business attended
ARTERIAL and CAVITY EM
BALMING a SPECIALTY.
Furniture, Carpets, &c.
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 PEICES ever
s een in Central Kentucky.
Tlie CAWNOMDIN& Apst HAVANA
has not commenced hut our
$5.00, our lot of $7.50
faced and satin piped, our $10.00 convincing. With- Children and
line, our $15.00 and $16.50 suits Boys suits over $2.50 we give a cap,
which emhody the quintessence of J "belt, hall and
Commadore Dewey has
--&h Sunk ths Spanish FnSst
But our prices in shoes have dropped within the reach of all. Patent Leathers, -Wil
low Calf, Light colored Tan (the very latest); all can be bought in FINE
QUALITY at low prices at our house. Shoes bought from us
$2.50 up are shined by us, Free.
Manila Has Been Bombarded!
and we tfan show you a most complete stock of Straw Hats ranging in pric es from
Scents U P TO $2.00.
:: Our Monarch Shirts ::
soft bosom with detached cuffs will come in nsxt W33k, so bDV3 save your orders un
til you get a look at them.
Logan & Robinson,
trVT A 1VT1""V A DAI TT
Circus tomorrow (Friday.)
I'rinjr in a dollar for the Rkcokd.
We print typewriter letter heads"
G. S. Gaines handles the genuine
ISrown Cultivator. "
Fine Tennessee strawberries at II.
B. Xorthcotts Saturday.
'J he greatest Disc Harrow on the
market, at G. S. Gaincs(
A fine line of Harness and Saddlery
at Haselden's, at lowest prices.
Jnion meeting- at Christian church
Sunday night- Sermon by Itcv. Faul
coner. Wanted, 20,000 pounds of wcol, will
pay highest market price. II. I?.
A "Mind Reader" entertained a
croud at the Court House Friday and
A large crowd of people expected in
town tomorrow from the surrounding
countrj, it being circus day.
When 3011 come to see the elephant
Friday coiiij in and see J. 1. Jennings
nice line of shoes and gents furnish-
Only big show coming this season.
The Cooper & Co.'s circus is one of the
largest on the road. Tomorrow (Friday-)
ourlon Steam Laundry.
Miss Olivia Sweeney is agent for the
Hourbon Steam Laundry. Leave your
orders at Sweeney's store. tf
Danville Steam Laundry.
Smith & Carrey, Agents for Danville
Steam Laundry. We ship every day.
We send to-day and deliver to-morrow.
Satisfaction guaranteed. Work called
for and delivered. tf
1u IiHc Sale of Town Lots.
I will oa the 2 till day of May offer
for sale several nice building lots
Terms made known on day of sale
Sale begins at l(i:30 o'clock.
15. F. Walter.
The colored lodge of U. 15. F., turned
out Sunday afternoon and attended
preaching at the Methodist church.
This lodge is growing rapidly, and is
one of the foremost the colored folks
THE LOOKOUT FOR THE
Cannonading against high prices has, and as "seeing is
an inspection of our ALL WOOL suits at
suits French perfection,
First class trains now.
Come in to the big circus tomorrow
The big Cooper shows will exhibit
on Dr. Herring's lot.
Summer Lap Dasters Whips, and
Fly Nets at Haselden's.
Wanted, car load of Iron. Bones and
Rags. Y II. B. Northcott
The night train south (12:20) makes
close connection for Louisville.
Suggest to the loafer that he enlist
in the armj and he shuts up like a
New stock shirt-waist studs, shirt
waist sets and belt supports at J. C.
J. A. Beazley & Co. have a large and
handsome line of wall paper. Prices
to suit the people.
War map, CS.21 inches of Cuba, the
World, West Indies, &c, 20c each, if
by mail 22c Send for one. J. C.
No driving will be allowed in the
Cemetery on the afternoon of Decora
tion Day. This order will be strictly
enforced. S. B. Hexrv, Supt
Look To Your Interest.
Best home-imde buggies on the mar
ket at J. B. Ely's Paint Lick, Ky. Gen
eral repairing and horseshoeing a
specialty. Give us a trial. 3-lS3m.
Wanamaker fc Brown are giving
each customer from SO to So, in the
price of suits, as the customer saves
that much and gets a perfect fit.
M. D. Huoiies, Agent.
Straw berry Supper.
The ladies of Pleasant Grove church
arc preparing to give a strawberry
supper at the school house near the
church. The exact date will be an
Some farmer, tell us that the grass
is very backward and the crop will
doubtless be short this summer. Oth
ers say it is not material hurt Dont
kick until the trouble materializes,
gentlemen. Its hard enough to climb
a hill after we reacii it
will he overwhelmingly
County Court Monday.
Cushing's lecture tonight
Stanford contest, June 17th.
The big Cooper shows come by spec
The best two horse wagon on the
market at G. S. Gaines. 1
The 11:25 morning train makes close
connection at Stanford for Louisville.
I would like to do your plain sew-
ng and dyeing. Mrs. Ophelia Dunn.
WAR. On flies. Screen Doors and
Window's This week only.
J. R. Haseldkn.
KBITS rc Hatching.
From prize wining Black Minorcas
5 eggs for S1.00. R. L. Elkin
Headquarters for Deering Binders,
Mowers andlhreshing machines at G
S.! Gaines, a
Judge M. D. Hughes tells us he has
taken his summer v: cation, havig spent
jnday at Dripping Springs.
Between Lancaster and Danville, a
rge, black buggy robe. Will pay a
beral reward for its return.
Cooper & Co.'s show will arii ,e ear
ly tomorrow morning by special train
from Richmond where they exhibiied
See the best two horse Wagon made.
Wagon built on springs.
J. R. IlASEI.DEN.
Supper at IScttls.
The supper given May 14th, by the
ladies of Bettis neighborhood was
quite a success in every way. There
was an abundance of fool of all kinds,
and a large attendance. The good la-
ies cleared 2.00. They desire to
thank all who so willingly contributed
towards it '1 he Gip.i.s.
IJlue and Grey.
There will be a meeting of the sold
iers held in Masonic Hall tomorrow,
Saturday, afternoon, at two o'clock
for the purpose of making final ar
rangments for decoration day. All old
soldiers are earnestly requested to be
present It is the desire of the old
ets to secure the services of some
noted speaker for the occasion, and
have the ceremonies as impressive as
possible. All the veterans of both
sides are expected to take part, as the
graves of both the Confederate and
ederal dead will be decorated. For
further particulars sec Jim Dillon.
Death of Mrs. Johnston,
The communit was greatly shoe'e-
ed Wednesday to learn of the sudden
death of Mrs. Jane Johnston, wife of
Mr. T. M. Jonston. She had been in
lirly good health for the past few
years and her sudden illness was quite
a surprise. Mrs. Johnston belonged to
one of the most widely-known fami:
iis in the county and was beloved by
all. She was a consistent member of
the Christian church and took a prom-
nent part in every movement for the
church and good of the community.
She leaves beside her husband, five
children. They are W. McC Johnston,
Mrs. Belle Burnside, Mrs. Patterson,
Miss Nell and John. The funeral will
take place.at the Christian church this
(Thursday) afternoon at four o'clock.
Eld. George Gowcn will conduct the
services and the interment will take
place at the Lancaster Cemetery.
Saturday morning, at an early hour,
Mrs. Marinda Herring, wife of Mr,
Bright Herring, died suddenly at the
family residenca on the Danville pike.
She had been in apparent good health
all day, and ate a hearty supper be
fore retiring. During the night Mr.
Herring noticed her peculiar breath'
ing and went to her bedside. Before
his mother arrived in the room Mrs.
Herring had breathed her last No
woman bore a better reputation-lor
kindness and charity than did Mrs.
Herring. She was a true Christian in
every sense of the word, and by her
many acts of kindness endeared her
self to every one who knew her. In
his sad bereavement the heart-broken
husband has the sympathy of a large
circle of friends. After services at the
grave, by Elder Gowen, the remains
were interred in the Lancaster Ceme
tcry Sunday afternoon at three o'clock
Since tli3 change in the running of
the trains our people are greatly an
noyed and inconvenienced from the
fact that no mail is put off here from
the night trains. Mr. West, the post
master, has. written to headquarters
stating the case and if a change is not
made right away some one will go to
Cincinnati and lay the matter before
the post ofll-e authorities. The people
do not want this mail opened at night,
but it can be nut off and kent at the
depot until the regular time for opan
ng the office in the morning. It is
said that no one miets the night trains,
but it does seem that in a town of this
size that a matter as important as this
should not be overlooked. As matters
now are, our Louisville and other
morning mail from the south is taken
to Richmond and brought back at 11
10. '1 here is absolutely no excuse for
this delay, and if the trouble is not
remedied our people will make a kick
which will hurt whoever- happens to
be in the way.
J. B. Jennings has the largest line
f ladies slippers in town. f
If you forgot to bring that dollar to
'he Recohd last court day, just bring
t next Monday and all will be forgiv
Do not forget the dates for examina
tions. White teachers must come on
Friday and Saturday, May 20 and 21.
Colored teachers will be examined one
Our people should not miss the op
portunity of hearing the celebrated
lecture, Volney B. Cushing, tonight at
Court House. He is one of the finest
n the American platform.
When in town Monday dont fail to
call and see the best and cheapest line
f Buggies, Surrlcs and Road Wagons
ever seen in Lancaster.
W. J. Romans Carriage Co.,
The bloom of the pawpaw tree is
said to have been killed by the freezes.
ut there is now a second crop of the
bloom which promises to make a good
Depot Agent Patterson sold forty-
five tickets to Lexington Sunday and
great many more would have gone
p.d the train been advertised a little
sooner. There was a nice crowd abroad.
but a few toughs crept in, us uaual.
A New Physician.
Dr. L S. Wesley has located in Lan
caster and opened an office at Dr.
O'Neal's old stand. Dr. Wesley comes
ighly recommended as a physician.
He will move his family to Lane istcr
s soon as he can find a house to rent
Closing Kxcrclses of G railed School.
School will close next week, with
wo public entertainments; one will be
an "Arbor Day" exercise, the other a
musical entertainment The Arbor
Day exercise will be Wednesday after
noon at -::;u. lhc musical will be
Thursday afternoon at 2:30. All are
nvited to attend. y 15. S. Gowen.
Showed Up Well.
The fact that only four of the Lan-
cascer boys failed to pass the rig
id examination at Lexington speaks
well for the health of our men. Some
f the other companies had as high as
weaty men thrown out and had trou
ble in gett'ng enough to be sworn in.
Reports from all over the country say
that ninety per cent of the men re-
ectel are those addicted to the ciga
rette habit All the bo3's from Lan
caster, except Kirby, passed. The sur
geon said Will Walker was the finest
specimen of j-oung manhood he had
seen, and passed many compliments on
Mr. Tyree II. West died at his home
near Pleasant Hill School house, this
county, Tuesday last. Mr. West had
been a resident of Garrard county all
his life and no one stjod higher in the
estimation of the pople generally
than did he. He was a member of the
Christian church and was considered
one of the cleverest men in the county.
He was always ready to help a friend
and a liberal contributor to charitable
objects. He was blessed with good
health' nearly all his life and was in
77 years old Funeral services were
held at his late residence Wednesday
afternoon, conducted by Eld. George
Gowen, and the remains interred in
the Lancaster Cemetery.
The New Trains.
The much desired train sarvice went
into effect Sunday. The old day train
has been reversed and now comes from
Richmond in the forenoon, passing
Lancaster at 11:25 making close con
nection at Stanford with the Louis
ville and Knoxville trains. This train
comes back from Stanford at 4:35 in
the afternoon. It remains a mixed
train, but makes much better time
than of old.
The passenger trains run at night,
but furnish excellent means of travel.
It passes here at 12:29 going to Louis
ville, putting you in that city at 7:30
a. m. Going to Cin'ti it passes Lacas
ter at 2:52 a. m., arriving in that city
about 7:30. On this train yon make
connection at Paris for Lexington both
coming and going. These trains are
first-class passengers and carry both
man ana express.
JNow that this great beneut has been
secured for the town, we sincerely
hope that the Ioafinr element, Which
talkoi against the tit )rt to secure it
will go into a hole and pull the hole
in alter them.
The Royal ia the highest grade baklag aowdr
fcaewa. Actaal tests show it faes oaa
tkird further thaa my otbar bras.
MVM. BMOM POWOC. CO., NCW VOMC
In making your purchases
tickets, which will entitle yon to one of
onr premiums. The above cut represents
one of the many on exhibition.
BIG CUT IN
Ladies', Misses', Gbildrons Shoes and Oxfords
We are anxious to
CLOSE OUT OUR SHOE STOCK
.... and -will give you
Zeiglers $3. and $3.50 shoes
Hen's Boy's anfl Men's
Our line of Dry
AND PRICES VERT REASONABLE.
See J. If- Haselden's 2 Double Shov
Largest line Cultivator's at J. R.
I have new tomato and cabbage
plants for sale. Geo. Smith
The fishing in DIx river this spring
has been a failure. So say the fisher
men, and they wont lie.
The city council at Richmond has
declared the street railway of that
city a nuisance, and ordered it torn up.
has never paid expenses.
Notice to Taxpayer.
Taxes are now due the City and all
are respectfully requested to pay same
at once. The penalty will soon be ad
ded and it will be to your interest to
pay your tax now,
E. M. Walker, JI.CL
Having been called to Hot Springs,
Arkansas, to see a sick brother, I an
nounce to my customers, who have not
yet purchased, that Mr. E. V. Harris
will take their measures for a suit,
and satis'actioa will be guaranteed.
during my absence.
M. D. Hughes, Agent
District W. C. T. V.
The district meeting of the Women's
Christian Temperance Union began in
this city Wednesday afternoon. The
district is made up of the counties
composing this congressional district.
A large number of delegates are pres
ent. As some will not arrive until to
night, we will not publish the list un
til next issue, at which time we will
also give a detailed account of the en
tire proceedings. The meeting ojedfc
ed with the contest at ths Court-hous?,
of which mention is made elsewhere
in this .issue. At this meeting Mrs.
Patterson gave an outline of the pro
gram and Mrs. Robert Elkin delivered
the address of welcome. Mrs. Elkin's
talk was one of the best we ever
heard. It was out of the old cut and
dried ordjr and full of common sense.
Last night the children of Miss Mur
phy's class entertained the visitors, af
ter which Mrs. Bdatrchamp delivered
an excellent address to a large and
appreciative audience in the Presby
terian church. Owing to the lateness
of the hour we will defer further re
ports of the meeting 'til next issue.
Our people have the latch string hang
ing on the outside, and are doing their
best to entertain the visitors, and
make them feel at home.
dont forget to call for
for $2. $2.25 shoes for $1.50
Clothipg at Half Price.
Goods is Complete
attracted al.arge Aiiillrnce at Lexington.
A Great Show.
Cooper &. Cc's great Rail Road Show
is to exhibit here tomorrow (Friday)
The Lexington Argonaut s lys:
Cooper & Co.'s New United Circus
began its engagement of four days in
this city last night to crowded tents.
The show is one of the best on the
road. Many new acts and featurei
were introduced, which the audience
Among the new acts introduced were
"The Tybells" in their wonderful lad
der act; the Parent-lirodildia four-
brother- act, gymnasts; Traver-Rich-
ards trio in triple trapese; Frisco-Trav-
er burlesque Chinese ladder act; Mme.
Lulu and her wonderful horso Topsy,
and many others. The show made a
big hit with the audience and will
doubtless attract large crowds during
the week. Admission reduced. Chil
dren under 10 years of age only 15 cts.
Adults 25c. Usual street Parade at
Gold Medal Content.
The first grand gold medal contest
ever held in the state took place at the
Court House Tuesday evening. These
contests are under the supervision of
the W. C. T. U., and are divided into
several clashes. First comes the silver
medal contest, then one for a gold
medal in each district and now the
grand, or state, contest. We under
stand there is still another called the
diamond. The one held Tuesday eve
ning was for speakers who had won
gold medals. Sjven young ladies took
part They were Misses Ida Tyree,
Pittsburg, Fannie McClure, Mt Ver
non, Fairchild, Iterea, Alberta
Anderson, Lancaster, Elene Iliatt, 111
attsville, Mamie Jones, Annie Thomp
son, Mt. Vernon. Persons who arc
competent to judge such matters, tell
us they have never witnessed a better
contest nor one in which thosg partic
ipating were more evenly matched.
Each young lady spoke in a clear, dis
tinct and strong voice, and their ges
ticulation was perfect Lack of sjae
prevents giving a detailed description
of each, but we will say that it must
have been a dificult task to pick tha
winner, so well did each young lady
carry out her part The judges were
Rev's Henry Faulconer, T. IL Camp
bell and C H. Clark, who decide I to
give the medal to Miss Alberta Ander
son, of this city.
South-b'nd Mixed, passe s LajteaaJflBK A. V.
Norta-b'nd Mixed, " r 'Spp . u.
North-b'nd Fass'gr " V ' 2:52 a.m.
South-b'cd " " 1119 A. X.