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EVERY WEEK BY
'.LOUIS ItANDRAM, Publisher.
f one Tsar, in advancb 11.00
TERMS Six Months. " -N
(Theee " ... . .25
Fit! DAY December 1G 1898.
Our trosb e with Spain now seemes
to be nearin? an end. The treaty
between the United States and Spain
was signed at Paris Saturday night.
The fact was officially announced to
the President by Mr. Diy. who also
cabled a full statemeat of the contents
of the eight princ'pal articles of the
treaty. These articies relate to the
relinquishment of sovereignty over
Cuba, the cession o' Guam, Porto Rico
and the Philippines, with detailed sti-
illations as to the evacuation of the
Philippines, and the release of Filipi-
11. s nnd Cubans heli prisoners by Spain
in ?.c'ian:je for Spaniards held by Ajj-
r.i ildo. So far. so good. But we very
im c'u fe r that Uncle Sam's troubles
lire i o".v beginning The government
of the job lot" he now has on hand-
will be the knottiest problem the old
fellow has ever had to deal with. If
the whole mess could be sold, at a fair
profit, Uncle Sam could then resume
business at the same old stand, have a
lot of worry off his hands and a nice
'wad" in his pocket beside.
A correspondent of the New York
Herald and Courier-Journal, who has
made a careful tour of the islands, is
forcsd to the conclusion that it is im
possible to recognize a native republic
in the Philippines. The rebels arc of
the lowest type and are opposed to
any government 3 he better classes
are disgusted and want the insurgents
driven from the to-.vns, where they
live by pillage. They believe that
American rule can be gradually but
firmly introduced, and that an aimy
of 25,030 men, with mcdern artillery,
could force the disbanding o the rebel
A citv judge at Hopkinsville has
posted "inebriate lists" in all saloons
in that city, and the name of every
fellow who has been fined more than
once for drunkenness, appears there
on. The judge has certainly never
wrestled with king alcohol, or he
would know that whenever a fellow
wants a drink and - has the price, Jfc.e
fluid will ba forthcoming despite -all
the work kne to prevent it HeV.pn
a cold tr il with his list There is on
ly one way in this world to stop a man
from drinking, and tha is, codi ince
him o the erix)r of his way give Kee
ly a shot at him and then keep hi m at
The people of Louisville have given
a rousing and appropriate' welcome to
the Legion this week. This action
shows the appreciation the opls
have for their soldier boys. Th'.s is
all well, ancf we sincerely hope the
Louisville daily papers will now find
time to publish something beside the,
movements and matters of these troops
For the last two weeks they have prin
ted scarcely anything else, and the ru
ral readers have had a bountiful suffi
ciency, thank you.
The 20 steer case of Nolan d vs. No
land, in Madison, was decided Wed
nesday, in favor of the plaintiff. The
costs together with lawyer's fees ag
gregated over 800. It was the fourth
trial of thi case. This is a fair sample
of the way some people hold on when
they get to "Jawing." As long as they
c n stand off the la vyars and clerk for
fees, the case generally stays in court.
It looks very much like the Jim Crow
car has come to stay. The Appellate
Court has overruled a" petition for re
hearing in the case of the Ohio Valley
railroad vs. Lander. This is the case
in wh'ch a decision was handed down
some weeks ago, upholding the separ
ate coach law. If the "colored niggera"
are given the same accommodations
as white folks, we fail to see why they
should kick. They ought to be glad
to be separated from some cl isses of
Spain's Greatest Need.
Mr. R. P. Oiiyia, of Barcelona, Spain,
spends his winters at Aiken, S C.
Weak nerves haJ caused ssyere pains
in the back of the head. On" using
Electric Bitters, Araerict's greatest
Blood and Nerve Remedy, all fain
soon left him. lie says this grand
medicine is what his country needs.
All America knows that it cures liven,
and kidney trouble, parities the blood,
tones up the stomach, strengthens the
neres, puts vim, vigor and new life
into every muscle, nerve and organ of
the body. If weak, tired or ailing you
need it. Ev.iry bottle guaranteed, on
ly 53 cents. Sold by It. E. McRobjrts,
W. P. Ruble shipped a car load hogs
to Cincinnati last Friday.
Wm. Christopher went to Lexington
Monday, with a load of produce.
Mr. C. M. Ruble sold a bunch of fat
shoats to W. P. Ruble at $2.85
Big Cut in prices on
$4.00 Garments now $250
Nice Line of
Now for 12 1-2, 15, 20, 25,
38, 50, 60, 75 and 1.00 per
6.00 " " 4.50
8.50 " " 6.00
12.00 " " 8.50
We lave a Hanflsome line of
We are selling for $1.00
$1.25, $1.50, $2,00 $2.50
Our line of
are good values
at 15, 25, 38 and 50cts.
25, 50, 75 and 1.00
There is more value in our
Ladies' and Men's
for the monev we ask for
them than vou will find
elsewhere. Prices $1.00.
1.25, 1.50 and 2.00.
20, 25, 40, 50, 75 and 1.00
Also good line of
Napkins and Towels
You ever saw them.
Complete line of
G- L DYES
at popular prices.
Our line of
is complete in every detail
and Prices Low.
We are Showing .
some Great Values; in
See our line of
Bay's and Men's
at $1.50, 2.50, 3.00, $4.00,
5:00 and 7.00.
Dr. Ely, of Danville, preached at the
Presbyterian church last Sunday at
Ail the ice houses in this neighbor
hood was filled with three inch ice
Mr. Mike Robinson, of this place,
has been quite ill for several weeks
but is reported much better at this
You are cordially invitel to attend
a .temperance Contest to be held at
Brown's Chapel, Dec 17th. Exe.clses
beginning at 7 p. m.
jujwi uuiager, 01 uarrottsburg, was
in this neighborhood last week receiv
ing turkeys for the Christmas market,
at G cents per pound.
J? rank Duncan, of this place, has
rented property in Mercer county,
near Burgin, and will move to same
the latter part of this week.
A c nigh is not like a fever. It does
not nave to run a certain course. Care
it quickly and effectually with One
Minute Cough Cure, the best remedy
for all ages an I for the most severe ca
ses. e recommend it because it's
good. At S:ortr.es' Drug Store. lm
Air. m. Sechrisr, of Crittenton, is
visiting his son, B. F Sechrist, Mrs.
jonn 1m Christopher, who has been
visiting her sister in Lexington,
turned home last Friday. Jim Spil-
inan is on a business trip in Texas,
this week, and wilLbj gone abcut two
weeics. fhilnp Johnson and wi'e, of
Washington county, are visiting their
daughter, Mrs. C. F. Ison. Mrs. Sarah
b-nitti, of Lexington, is visitinf her
many relatives here this week. Mrs.
S. A. Spoonamore made a visit to rela
tives in Lincoln last Friday and Sat
urlay. Mrs. E. L. Cecil, of near Lex
ington, visited her mother, Mrs. Eliz
aoetn L.ane, last week, and returned
A Narrow Kcape.
Thankful words written by Mrs. Ada
lu. Hart, of Groton, S. D. "Was taken
with aba I cold which settled on mv
lungs; ciuu set in and finally termi
nated in Consumption. Four Doctors
gave me up, saying I could live but a
short time. I gave myself up to my
Savior, determined if I could not stay
with my friends on earth, I would
meet my absent ones above. My hus
band was advised to get Dr. King's
New Di .cover for Consumption,
Coughs and Colds. I gave, it a trial
took in all eight bottles. It has cured
me, an 1 thank God, I am saved and
now a well and healthy woman. Trial
bottles free at K. E McRoberts' Drag
Store. Regular sizj 53c and Sl.00.Guar
anteed or price refundeJ. lm
Born, to the wife of Dr. Jennings, e
Nath N02 has sold his farm to Mr.
The ice houses are being filled
:his vicinity with three inch ice.
iuuuiiuu iirnoiu nas movd near
Lancaster, and wiil make it his future
iuiss Aitie lioner entertained a few
of her friends on Thursday eveninir, at
Jerry Higgins has rented the Woor1
aim, and will move to it soon. Hence
Bush will move to the Royston farm
aear Paint Lick.
Mrs. II. Bjsh gave a beautiful en
tertaiament at her h me near here
uuoua- evening, rjverytnin"" was
nicely arranged for the occasion, and
qnite a number of guests enjoyed her
Mrs. Uerkele has gone to Paducah
to visit her daughter, Mrs. Jones. Mrs.
Nannie Hughes is visiting friends
this vicinity. R. L. Jennings, of Paint
Lick, visit.'d his parents Sunday. Rev.
Allen, o' Danville, visited friends here
Monday and luesdiy. Joe Hasel.ien
was among his many friends here last
T: i ii.. i a .
xams iu me cnes wnen a person
lias a c U indie ite a tendency toward
pneumonia. A piece of flannel dam
pened with Chamberlain's Pain Balm
and bound on to the chest nvr tlio
eat of pain will promptly relieve the
pain and prevent the threatenel at
tack of pneumonia. 1 his same trer;
lucuu win cure a lame Dacic m a few
hours Sold bv R. E. McRnhrt.j
Mrs. John W Poor, who has been con
fine! to her bed more than 3 months.
died on the 8th of December. She was
an excellent christian woman, and
will be missed in this community. The
funeral took place at ML Olive church,
conducted by Rev. Humphrey, after
which her remains were laid to rest in
the Lancaster Cemetery.
The members of the Christian church
Pleasant Grove, are preparing- a box
of clothing and provision to be sent to
the V:dows and Ornhann hrm
Louisville. Any one wishinsr to con
tribute anything, it will be thankfully
receivel at Mrs. A. J?. Haselden' nt
Bryantsville, before the 23th in3tant
The box will be sent off Tuesday, 21st
inst. Each one of us should il..
we can, and all will be well.
HOLD ON A MINUTE!
It you are on a Birgain. Chase, it will pay you well to con
sider thefollowing "Spacial Inducements" which we offer dur
ing the Holidays only.
LOOS AT THESE PRICES.
Extra nice "Gum Drops," assorted flavors at 4c a lb.
Extra nice "Mixed Candy," worth ioc goes at 6c lb.
Finest soft "French Cream Candy," worth 20c at io a lb
Most Delicious '-Chocolate Cream Drops," worth 20cat I2jc
"Boston Peanut Crist," our leader, worth 20c at io-
''Imported Burnt Almonds," nothing nicer at 12c a lb
"Chocolate covered Dates," a Queen's food at 12c alb.
"Bananas," yellow as gold, extra fine flavor at 10 to 15c doz.
Preserves, all flavors at 7c a lb.
Other tnings as low in proprtion. Come
in and see us.
BLUE GRASS GROCERY CO.
EPH. P. BROWN, Mgr.
IS NOW ALL
AND IS THE MOST COMPLETE
IAVB EVER S
Please Call and Inspect It.
Morrow 1 McRoberts.
LOVELY M&DALLZORS, UE
GLASS, HANDSOME QQK,
CANDELABRA, BEAUTIFUL MIRRORS
are a few of the many articles we have for
the Holiday trade. It will pay you to come and
see our line. Never before have we been able to show
eo complete a stock in every department.
Mr. Hardin Norris, clerk in the drug
store of R. Shoemaker, Perry, Illinois,
says: "A man came into our store the
other day and said, I want a bottle of
that stuff that saves children's lives. 1
read in the News about it The chil-
ren may get sick when we can not
et the doctor quck enough. ' It's the
medicine you sell for croup."' He al
lude 1 to Chamberlaid'd Cough Remedy
and bought a bottle bafore he left the
.stcra. For sale by K. E. McBoberts.
DAN VI LL
Thev are Manv. TM are
TFDY ARE RELIABLE.
Our choice selections of New Holiday Goods
are now ready for the inspection
and approval of
ALL WHO KMAGOOD THING f HENTHEY SEE IT
Come in and he pleasantly surprised with our
large stock of Silver Novelties, Dolls
Medallians and hundreds
Be on the Safe Side
Insure your Tobacco.
Office, National Bank.
Is absolutely necessary to the young"
man or young woman who would win
8ucce3i In life. This belne conceded
It Is of first Importance to get your training at the school that strands in the very front rank
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