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VOLUME IX Entered at the Pott Office in Lancaster, Kv., as Second Clow Uav.er. NDMBER 35
'"gaaUMag.a?1 Lancaster, ky., eriday, December, ig. i898. "eszxssssss.
Toilet 32ts in all shades.
Coal vessals and Cake boxes.
Guns, Single 'and bouble
Silvsr plated knives and
CJiilds set, knife, fork and
Eoys all steel wagons.
Nickel plated and silver
lined tea and eofi.ee pots.
Chafing dishes and sewing
dishes in nickel ware.
Coal oil heating stoves.
Boys and gents pocket
knives. Skates and hun
dreds of other things.
W. I. Williams
Attorneys at Law,
AH business attended to promptly
ARTERIAL and CAVITY EM
BALMING a SPECIALTY.
Furniture, Carpets, &c.
Are the Latest things at
NOTHING HELPS MORE
to make you enjoy the Hol
idays than to
Have a Pretty-Hat
Wa are aware of this fact
and in order to reduce our
large stock have marked
Within Reach of All.
Prices have been cut in half
and they go at any sacrifice,
Miss Bailie Tillett
Fruit. Flowers. Shade.
Blue Grass Nurseries.
. Everything for Orchard, Lawn
and Garden. Fruit and Ornamen
tal Trees, Shrubs, Roses, Vines,
Small Fruits, Rhubard, Asparagus
and all stock grown in nurseries
Prices reasonable, as we employ no
aeents. Descriptive catalogue on
H. F. HILXENMEYFR
IN AND ABOUT
We are working on our special edi
tion to be issued next week. The vast
amount of work and worry connected
with issuing a paper like we propose
to send out has made it necessary to
employ extra help and put in extra
hours, but the present indications are
favorable to it being the best eversant
out from a Lancaster office. The bus
iness man are availing themselves of
the opportunity of getting thair wares
before the people and are bringing in
their ads. A few refuse to get in the
band wagon, prefering the tail end of
the procassion of progress. As it will
ba impossible to see everybody, these
wanting spaca had better speak at
once. Fifteen hundred extra copies
will be printed and sent out Judge
M. D. Hughes has been emploped to
help, and if the editor mis:s you, see
Work at ICav Pea lodge to night.
Hominy and Oatflakes at T. CurrO
J. R. Ilaselden.
12 Very thing nlcj fresh and cheap at
T. Curry. Y
All kinds of masks for raas't parties
Call on J.
A. lieazley for Christmas
House for rent
by W. J. Roma
Rev. Fuislsoner preached
MeKee Sunday mjrning.
F.-esh barrel of New Orleans
ses just received at G. S. Gaines.
All the latest
silver at Morrow
Stock "of fine bilk umbrellas and
eaues at Thompson's, the Jeweler.
Raisins, Fig., Dates, Citrons and Cur
rents, fresh and cheap at T. Curry's
See our line of handsome cul glass
Morrow & McRotrts.
Large line of Dinner Sats and Chamy
ber Sets, just received. G. S. Gaines. Y
Remember, engraving dane
charge. Thorn nson, th
Heal quarters harness and saddlas
b J. R. Hasil len.
I would like to do your plain siw
ing and dyeing. Mr.s. Ophelia Dunn.
Air tight heating stoves guaranteed
to hold lire all night. S12.00
2t J. R. Ilaselden.
D. Walters, the dentist, iso.it of
town this week, but will return Mon
day. Mr. nenry Cos, of Lincoln, has rent
ed Mrs. Eliza Ferris' farm for the next
G. S. Giines will have
frctiiu Canutes, nuts ana i
Highest market priceaid.
New, Ciieap and Up-tc-data
Wanted. Ducks and Gccee.
500 good Geese and Dues.
II. K' Northcott
Three extra nice hogs, weight ab
!25 pounds. G. S. Gaines.
Eximine the beautifu New line of.
5ets Books at Stormes'YDrug Store.
G. is. Gaines will buy all the corf
can get at SI. 10 a barrel, payable
any goods he handles. '
Mosey To Loax On real estate at 5
ner cent: address W. S. Lowwill At
torney, Danville Ky. 11-18-98
Five hundred plain gold and set
rings in diamonds and cither precious
stones, at Thompson's, the Jewe!
Wanted Two carrlcjads good corn
. highest cash marki t price. Fmsh
ggS 17 CtS. II. B., XtOKTUCOlT.
I will pay highest Cash price for all
kinds of Furs. N. II. Boon?,
nov-ll-lm Marksbury, Ky.
With every Victoria cigar purchased
at G. S. Gaines' you are giran a chance
on a fine buggy. Call and lee buggy
Dolls, toys and eyenything iq that
line. Bring the children to sejvthem!
If vou dont see wllaY you wai, call
for it At ThompsWiiV.
Fon Rest. Five room brick cottage
centrally and conveintly located.
Terms reasonable. Possession given
Jan. 1, 1899.
J. B. Kinnaird.
Boys all steel wagons.
2t J. R. Ilaselden
Beautiful Hue of meiLfllians, iglove
and handkerchief boxM; necktie, col
lar and cuff cases antyfancy boxes, at
Thompson's, the Jeweler.
The Ore-cracker nuisance will not
be permitted this Christmas, conse
quently none of the merchants have
brought on anything in that line.
The only toll-gate left in Garrard
is on the Stanford road. The court
has taken steps to get it out of the
Way, and the probabilities are it will
soon be a thing of the past.
If you call for Potts Flour at the
leading gro'cers, and they haven't got
it, order direct from U. C. Potts, Buck
eye, Ky. Wagon in town daily.
Kusraved Culling Cards.
Leave orders now for al kinds of
steel engraving for the holidWs. Djnt
use a printed or written cartLYi'ou will
be called "a back number." tonne's
Marshal Walker's list of property to
. .: . . S
be soiu for taxes appear.; elsewhere in
this issue. It is the j-mallest U ije Rec
oiid has eyer publishel.
Back Sticking 'Km Again.
Captain White returned to his case
in The Record ofiice Monday morn
ing. His illness was of short dura
tion, we arc very glad to say, and he
was only laid up for a day or so.
For Sale or Kent
House and 4 acres of land in town
limits on Danvill pike all new out
J. A. Roystojt,
We have the largest line of sterling'
silver, sterling silver novelties and
cut glass in the city, at pic4s that
will astonish you. Engraviny free of
charge. Thompson, the jfyvelei;.
Mrs. L: "Where do you get the in
gredients for your Black Cake? You
always have the best." "Why, I get
them from the old reliable house of T.
Currey, who always sells the best
oods for the least money." dac lG-2t
Xo County Court.
We are requested to announce there
will be no session of the County Court
on Decembar 2Jth, it being a holiday.
The banks also request us to say their
doors will be c os. d on this day aid
alsj 0:1 Mor d iv, January 21. 2t
The County Court has appointed a
committee to place a valuation on the
Stanford pike: The court selected
Me isrs. J. N. Danny and E 1. Price,
and the company Mr. Tommy Robin
son. The committee is still at work
and will report in a few days.
If any of our readers have a picture
of the Lancaster Baptist church, they
will please make the fact known by
holding up their right hand. We also
want a picture of the Graded School
and will be under lasting obligations
to anyone furnishing it All please
speak at ouce.
The following marriage licenses
were issued this week by county clerk
Duncan: La Rue Duerson, Madison, to
Miss Jennie May Arnold, of Garrard
E. L. Pi-ewiit, Madison, to Miss Annie
Prather, of Garrard, Geo Garner, Gar
rard, to Miss Mollie Wilson, of Gar
rard. l're.iohar lingagod.
Rev. J. C. Massey, of Orlando, Flori
da, has accepted the eall to take charge
as pastor of the local Baptist church
He will move his family here and ser
vices, will ba held every Sunday in
stead of twice a month, as has been
the previous custom Rev. Massey will
begin his work first of the year.
Iteady for Business.
Dolph Rice has" moved into the hand
some new stable just completed at
Danville, and is thoroughly equipped
for Feeding, Hitching und furnishing
first-class livery. Swell Landaus for
weddings, a specialty. Ask for the
Rice Stable when yoa go to Danville
and you will be given the best and
your patronage appreciated. tf.
Circuit Court Adjourns.
Circuit court adjourned Wednes. lay.
The last few days were given to dis
posing 01 a numoer. ot civil suits, none
of which are of especial interest.to the
public Mo.ttie Johnston, who sued
W. A. Askins for damages because the
latter's mill whistle frightened her
horse, was given one cant and costs.
A like judgment was glyen E. Warren
against Geo. Marshbanks for failure to
carry out a contract about some to
bacco. The indictment against Tol
Gill for receiving stolen property filed
away, t-urr. Mcuanana, tne negro
mute, was indicted last term far de
taming a woman, and this was filed
The juries this term cost the State
SS24. The grand jury returned twen
ty-two indictments, two of which were
for perjury and one for cutting. The
rest were for misdemeanors.
You cant beat our prices on stoves.
2t J. E. Haselden
Boys Saddles and Bridles.
5 J. R. Ilaselden.
Lost or Stolen.
Setter bitch aboutj six months old,
little bare placeonihead, Liver and
white spots tiped nainei Cubal. A re
ward will be paidlforyinformation that
leads to her recovery,
J H.&B. Northcott
We are exceedingly anxious to get a
picture of the old court house, which
stood in the center of the Square. If
any one will bring us one bifore Sat
urday at noon we will give them a
years subscription to The Record and
be under lasting obligations.
Win. II. Anderson Dead.
Just as we go to press news is receiv
ed of the daath of .Mr. Win. II. Ander
son, at his home near Preachersville.
No funeral arrangements have been
made at this hour. His son, John L.
Anderson, arrived from Washington
Good for ISoli.
The Danville Advocate says the Mer
cer County Court has retained Robert
Harding, of Bjyle, as counsel to assist
County Attorney C. A. Hardin in the
suit of Mr. Isaac Pearson for S9.33J
against Mercer county for his commis
sions, &c, in holding and delivering
the Louisville Southern Railroad
It is with pleasure that we place in
our columns the .advertisement of the
Bryant & Stratton Business Co'lege of
Louisville, Ky. We know this to be a
thorough and reliable institution and
every young man or lady who desires
a Business, Short-hand or Telegraph
course will do well to address the Cpl
lege for its elegant twenty- ourth an
Mr. G M. Patterson, manager of the
Lancaster Electric Light Co., has been
negotiating with the city of Danville
in regard to putting in a plant there.
The Lancastar lights' are by far the
brightest and best burning in any
town in this section, so say the people
who havo seen many. Mr, Patterson
understands the business and our
neighbor city would be wise in giving
his offers preference.
The K. C. has recently placed in ser
vice one hundred of the improved and
extra larje sto k oars. They are much
longer and better equ'pped thau the
old ones, and fill a lon felt want of
the shippers. Their train leaves here
about 3:30 In the afternoon and lands
stock at the Cincinnati yards early the
next morning. The shippers are gre. t
ly pleased with the present facilities.
The hauling has bsen extra heavy this
A 1 nold-Duertiou.
Miss Jennie Mae Arnold, the hand
some daughter of Mr. Clay Arnold, and
Mr. LaRua Duersoa were married at
tha home of the bride Wendesda3'
morning at 11 o'clock. Qhe ceremony
was performed by Rev. Ciark, qf the
Mathodist church. The attendants
were Misi Minnie Arno'd and Mr-
Ilujjh Mason. Jmmadiatoly after the
careraony the couple left for their
home near Richmond. The Record
On Saturday, Dec. 17, at the offi.ee qf
the County Superintendent, an exam
ination will be held for teachers who
desire an appointment to the Normal
Department at State College. This
is a compettive examina'ion and is,
therefore open to all teachers. Four
appointments are to be made and those
teachers obtaining the highest average
in Arithmetic, U. S. History, English
Ijrammar and Geography will be en
titled to the appointnidut
Ellsa J. Lusk, Co. Supt.
Ths meeting at the Methodist church
closed Tuesday night, Rev. Morrison
leaving the night previous. The cold
weather must have affected the. enthu
siasm, as not much was awaked. Sev
eral united with the. ohurch, however,
and some good was accomplished. The
trouble is nearly everybody belongs to
some church and seem to think this
fact alone insures a harp and pair of
wings. we believe bam Jones was
right when -he said nine-tenths should
be turned out and a new deal had all
Death of Mrs. Poor.
Mrs. John Will Poor, whose serious
illness. had been mentioned in previous
issues of Tub Recohd, died at the home
of Ifer husband, CoL John Will Poor,
in Lower Garrard, last Thursday mor
ning at an early hour. Mrs. Poor had
been ill for a long time, but boro her
suffering without ever a murmur. She
was a devout christian, and a woman
who was eyer anxious and ready to
help her friends. She will be greatly
missed in the community in whioh she
resided. The remains were interred
in the Lancaster Cemetery Friday
morning. Many Lancaster friends of
tha family exteud great sympathy for
tbe bereaved husband and family.
Miss Lillie Sutton and Mr, Ebb Dick
erson were married Wendesday after
noon at 3 o'clock at the home of the
bride. The ceremony was said by Rev.
Kuykendall, of the Fork church. The
wedding was a very quiet affair owing
to recent bareavement in the family.
Miss Sutton is the bright, attractive
and accomplished daughter of Mr. Fred
Sutton. Mr. Dickerson is a popular
business man and is engaged in a dry
goods store in Buckeye. After the
ceremony an elegant suppar was given
to the immediate members of the fam
ilies of the bride and groom by Mrs.
Jno. W. Brown. We entend congratu
lation to tne nappy pair ana wisn them
a smooth voyage through life.
Richmond Goes 11 ry.
A telegram from Richmond says the
local option election held there Satur
day in the three magisterial districts
of R'chmond, Union and Elliston, re
sulted in a victory for the drys by a
maj irity of 121. The Whisky people,
it is said, will contest the election,
claiming that as Richmond as a fourth
class city is independent of the rest of
the county. They have,, already en
gaged able counsel, and say they will
fight to the bitter on 1. Money and
whisky furnished by Louisville and
Cincinnati brewers and distillers were
freely used in the election, notwith
standing the Christian women and the
ministers of the city stayed at the
pools all day in the cold, buttonhol
ing and pleading with the voters.
" Sunday's Courier-Journal prints the
following: "J. M. Higginbotham, ad
ministrator of the estate of M. W.John
son, brought suit yesterd.iy against
the New York Life Insurance Compa
ny for J5 ),000. 'J he action is based on
policy on the life of Mr. Johnson, issu
ed in July 1893 It is alleged that af
ter receiving the policy Mr. Johnson
returned it to the company to have it
divided into two or more policies ag
gregating the same amount The pol
icy was, it is claimed, "wrongfuily de
tained by the company, which has
since refused to deliver it up." The
administrator states that he wrote to
the defendant company on January 20,
1S97, announcing Mr. Johnson's death,
whereupon thedefendant.it is alleg
ed, answaraJ, djnying that Mr. John
son was insured in it M. W. Johnson
was a pn-minent citizen of Garrard
county, who had a very large amount
of insurance in various companies at
the time of his death, The adminis
trator is here represented by Mr. R. P.
Jacobs, of Danville; Wm. McC. John
son and Harris & Marshall, of this
That Throbbing He.idacho
Would quickly leave you, if you used
Dr. King's New Life Pills. Taousanr's
of suff .-rers have proved their match
less merit for Sick and Nervous Head
cches. Tuey make pure blood and
strong nerves and build up your
health. Easy to take. Try them. On-
25 cants. Money back if not cured.
ld by R E MjRoberts, Druggist lm
OVERCOATS, SUITS, BOOTS, SHOES
Buy your underwear of us.
We can save you money.
See our Ladies Rubbers at 25, 35 and 50c
We have Everything, from the Cheapest
to the Best in Ladies Shoes. Pri
ces ranging from $1 to $4.
See our Novelties in Neckwear, Silk
Handkerchiefs, and Mufflers for the
holiday trade. Beautiful line of
Umbrellas. New line of
Hats Just Received.
The Ladies Aid Society will meet
with .Mrs. Batson Saturday afternoon
at the u-,ual hour. All are requested
to be presant, as arrangements for the
Christmas celebration will be perfect
ed at that time.
Suit to IJecover Fees.
Suit has been brought by the Conv
m n wealth against nearly every cir
cuit clerk in the state to recovar cer
tain fees which the court of appeals
receitly decided against them. The
outcome of these suits will be watched
with much interest W. 11. Mason,
ex-clerl: in this county, is included in
the lot. The amount against him is
S335. Iiis bondsmen were lienhtnin
and E. L Mason.
A Fine Stable.
Dolph Rice has completed his hand
some stable at Danville and it is the
best equipped we ever saw. A Rkcoisd
man was shown through the building
Tuesday and was surprised to find so
expensive and handsome an outfit A
loag- string of fresh horsjs, pretty
rubber-tire buggies, hunQsome lan
deaus and many other accommodations
are to ba had. and Dolph is quite rea
sonable in his charges. Herbert Price
looks j.fter the books and "II" Farris
seas that the finishing touches are put
onto tvary rig sent out We bespeak
for Mr. Rice a liberal share of patron
age. Drouth Setting In.
Judging from the big victories won
by the temperance poople in various
towns recently, the saloon is fast los
ing its grip. Somerset, Monticello,
Richmond, and, in fact, ever- other
town voting on the question, went dry
by largo mnjorities. 'Jen or fifteen
years ago a fellow could get on an oc
casional jag and keep up his work, but
in recent days drinking and business
will come no nearer mixing than will
oil and water. We do not know
whether it is the qualitv or not, but
we d know "from pretty good author
ity" that a fellow ctn't keep his tank
full of whiskey and do anything else
at the same time in these davs.
Lawyer Jus. A.Anderson Dead.
James A. Anderson, formerly of this
city, died at his boarding house in
Louisville last Thursday night, after
a brief illness. Mr. Anderson was a
citizen of Lancaster for many years
and engagad in the practice of law in
the partnership with Capt Win. Hern-
don. He enj yed a fine pract ca and
was considered as able an attoraev as
any at the local bar. He moved to
L misville about ten vears aio and en
gaged in the tobacae business, giving
FOR THE NEXT
this up shortly after to accept a posi
tion as U. S. gaugcr The deceased
was an honest man in his dealings and
and what he said could be relied upon.
In the practice of law he never resort
ed to any under-handed tricks or shys
ter method?, but made a fair, clean
fight for the interest of his clients.
He was in his l7th vear and a brother
of William, Thomas and John Ander
son, all well known in this county.
His wife died several vears asro and 5a
bnried'attShelbyville. Mr. Anderson
had many friends in Lancaster, who
greatly regret his death. The remains
arrived on the train Saturday and
were interred in the Lancaster Cem
Nice line Christmas Carving sets
2t J. n Hrie-Mnn
Save A'our Money.
A full line of drummers samples, at
cost Ladies' Wraps at cost Come on
and save 30 per cent o 'your mom-.
Also on hauil a splendid line of Christ
mas Candies at lowest pricas.
5 CD. Powri.u
A "Backwoods Merchant'' wishes to
advertise again. It has been sometime
since my last appearance, but 1 was
t)o basy to write an ad. By the way,
l would like to whisper in our editor's
ear about advertising bringing busi
ness, but he's a gool fellow, so we'il
just let him go. In begining, I wi-,h to
?y that before this spall is over, I
think tins bine grass will all be snowed
under. However, here is what I have
and what I am selling 'em at; fcugar,
It lbs. SI; good prunes 7 l-2clb., best
prunes, S l-2e; raisins, 10c; citron, ISc:
4 cakes soap, 5a; rolled oats, 5c; can-
ly c; Hour, 30c per sack, SI S5 per 100
lbs ; can peaches, 10c: Leverings Bulk
coffee, 12 l-2e try it, she's a goodun';
tomatoes 5c per can; corn 2 cans 13c;
peas, 2 cans 5c: split paas, for sonn, 5a
per lb : cheese 15c; c. aekers 2 lbs 13c;
12.0J0 matches 5Jc; mixed nuts 15c;
salmon 10c; best salmon 2 for 23c; good
butter 10c; coal oil 9c; best coal oil 12c;
Sait, well, I'm out, but tain't for Ion;
ood. fresh country sausage, 7 l-2c;
furniture, shingles, &c , in season. All
but shingles bought before prices ad
vanced, bo come and get high up
goods, for low down prices. A new
lot of chairs and rockers, just received.
Come and get yourself, your wife, your
husband or your sweetheart, some
thing to sit on. Coifae same old price,
bat it ought not to be. I have too ma
ny goods, and too many pieces. I can't
tell it all, just come and I can show
you better than I can tell you. Bat I
must stop, as the editor will get all
the profit. Of course those priees are
cash. Yours in hope,
R. A. Stoxb.