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MT. VERNON, KY., MAY 3 , '89
Col. Dudley, the man who- grijineii
notoriety by puichasing the .electdr.il
vote of Indiana in 1880 and aganj i
1RJ8, has been suubbled by. the m;
who occupies the presidential ohnir,
which as secured for him 'the
fraudulent acts of that notorious
campaign boodler. lie was ' accused
of eaying that the president "had lost
all bis backbone and is too cowardly
to be consulting with me." Ho denies,
the above and says ho wrote to a friend
as follows; "Jam afraid you ovei
estimate my influence. Perhaps
there is no on e in the country "who
has done as much for Gen. Harrison
in the last twenty years as I have; but
because our democratic friends d jw n
in Indtanapolis have startod the hue
and cry on me. J3ro. Ben does not
sesm to recognize me as an
and CGiiBequntly I don't take
dinner at the White House as
might be expected. I have not been
in the White House since Cleveland's
inauguration, a little over fou years
ago." Judging from the a.hove one
would naturally conclude that Col.
Dudley feels that the president is too
ungrateful, and if he could recall the
naft ho wjmld pursue) a different
How much is a man indicated -'
when he goes free from an indecent
returned against him in court? This
question is suggesttd by the result ot
the trials nt Indianapolis for frauds upon
the ballot at last November election.
More than 140 indictments
were returned by the grand jury, and
what was the result? Not a man convicted.
Three-fourths of them wont
free under rulings of the court that
the indictments were insufficient: the
Others were tried and acquitted, And
yet the fact of corruption i,n Indiana
at the fall election wa3 notorious,
known and read of all men who were
about the polls in any of tho cities of
the State, and in very many 'of, the
rural communities. The result of
these trials is a National scandal.'
l..6 one hundredth annivorsaiy
after . ,. , , .
to sph. inauguration of , pAp.
I had gashington was celebrated
of bitto Yerk during the week in
thirty s(gtyjGi Representatives from
itcouF0118 oi tne Union were present
onds hner militarv companies, cUbs
was; other organizations. The
"ld parade was 13 mile long,
Harrison ani many of tho
dignitaries of the world ware present.
.The enthusiasm was unbounded.
This is a grand old coumtrj, and don't
you let it slip your memory.
In this issue will be found the
of the candidacy of T. J.
Ballard for the Senate to represent
this Senatorial district in tho upper
Hpuee of the next General Assembly
of Kentucky. Mr. Ballard is a well
quil lind, man, poseesed of the proper
atuuuratn.'s to assure us that he will
make a faithful member. Ms is a true
democrat and wiM, if elected, make a
record that will bo an honor to himself
and 'his constitueuK Here's to
you, old boy.
The new city of Guthrie, Oklahoma
had la first birth two or threo days
aco, and Sunday bad its firat death
..from natural causes. vThe unfortunate
IwaiftO. wti'st for ITaoer weekly. '
n i m T mirinngMiiaM
, iv o ao not wisn our readers to understand
that wo are disgusted with
our town, but some of the drunken
"sots" who infest it almost overy
night, and the hellish acta of toughs
that come hero on Sa.nrdays and "take
tho town," as it wore, and raise "cane"
generally. Our town b one of
ness and enterprweajog somo 'pa good
people live in ita liuutsis do any
Where. J,t only needs bity or country
officers to enforce the law. Our town
is now on the eve ot booming, and the
first step taken should be to enforce
tho law. Often toughs conio and defy
our effieers and in pomo instance
take tho town'. This could be alnuied
by summonsing help in such ca o,
are plenty law-loving people
who would lend their aid and only a
few "lock-ups" would put an end to
such heathen acts.
Cuddy, ot tho Arizona
Legislature, has sent $22 50 to the
conscience fund in "Washington. He
says he does' not consider his prayers
during his terra of office worth the
monuy he received. A minister ofjthe
gospel should have inoro faith in prayer
than this. If prayer for a respectable
Legislative body,is wurth nothing;
no one) will deny that the Chaplain ot
Indiana's last law-makers, should bo
A terrible railroad, accident occur-red
near Hamilton, Ontario, Sunday
morning. The St. Louis oxprtv
jumped the Jraok as it was passing u
"Y" And pluugiug into a water tank,
piling coaches on each other until seven
ere completely demolished. Seventeen
persons were killed outright and
wounded as many more.
Liberty is to have a democratic
newspaper. Mr. Douglas, an experienced
man in the business, has succeeded
in go.tting up sufficient stock to
run it aud it will be started soon. The
enterprise is backed by Messrs. J
Boyle Stone, John W. Whipp, George
rSTcsio, rT.iA. Prewitt and deiuocr&vj
ot hat elijxiiug Kind.
TheSigual Service will hereafter
predict the weather for two or three
days ahead. As they have been sing,
ularly incorrect of late in foreteing
the weather for twenty-four 7ours
ahead, it is difficult to see :vhqt is to be
gained by tha new nrr angement.
The chief feature of tho centenninl
ball at New York last Monday night
was the ovation to Mrs. Grovor Cleveland
when she,, appeared upon tho
stage. She attracted more attention
than any one at the ball, and Bhc isn't
ono of tho exclusive "Four Hundred"
The Somerset Republican proposes
to, educate Puaski's teachers in civil
government, po new adopted study,
through its columns. This should
have been taught the voters of that
county long since; judging from the
Interior Journal's last issue.
E. C. Walton, who is visiting sencs
of his childhood in Va. is writing some
very interesting letters to his paper,the
Interior Journal. His description of
a visit to the old and tho
graves of his parents, certainly reach .-s
the hearts of all.
Thero were only ten
States when George "Washingtoa was
elected. Threo oft ho colonicsheld back
for a time. To-day there are
two States with a prospect of several
more by 1892.
It is suggested that clothing from the
Wanamakor house in Philadelphia can
be quite safely sent by mail. Pst.
masters will not bo suspected of "pernicious
activity" if they gather up
The Greenbrier Mountains, near
White Sulphur Springs, "W". Va , aro
on fire, millions of feet of valuable
timber havo been destroyed and the
'lames aro said to be beyond control.
Mr. Harrison is not ill. He was
born palo. Dr. Ljo Halford knows
tho flttup of Mir. Hrria'a -health-perfectly,
si w. )
J Depew tried
o awe a free 'American citizen in tho
crowd at New York Monday by telling
him that ho was keeping an
dent of the United States away from
his placo in tlio procession, the
brawny patriot replied: "I don't
guv adorn if he's the President of
heaven; he shan't squeeze my girl.''
Tho so-called ex-President was Mr.
llayir, f OLi, who had heen trying
to force a passive iliriugh the crowd.
Tho "pious cues" who is president
of these United States by virtue of tho
faf fried out of another! pious cues
and other fnmlnlen.. prrcticoa too null
merou to mention, waited till 1 a. m.
Monday to stare with hn family.
membersSof the cabinet and others in a
magnificent pafsengor train ior Wash'
iugtou Centeonu'. The president is
evidently one of tho creatures who
strains at a gnat ami swallows a cornel.
ulaski county (almost as largo
ns Texas) only has 028 delinquent
and the Interior Journal
remarks "thaTttTis is the class of
that gives the county hpr republican
majority." Will not the pious
editor of the republican resout this at-tact
on the "faithful" of Pulagki?
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Looter Tanner appears to bo getting
I113 hand in. There was an aggregatfc
of 580 pension certificates iegued from
his office Monduv. At this rato it
a' 3'l tuko long to get all tho boys
:i the list. Courier Journal.
"Luther go, Galligher! Wo are
getting some of it up here.
Tho first rebellion in the American
Hep ulic took place in peansjlyania
and was suppiessed by President
Washington. It is to be hoped that tho
Pennysylvanians in New York Monday
endeavored to be more law-abiding
thau their auccitorc.
Tho Oklahoma people have settled
down to business. Tho expected fight-
"JK " uiuw Mug uvru Him,UJIIttV
Col. W. O'Bradloy, Dr. Godfrey
Hunter and Marshal Burchctt held a
secret political conference in this city
Tuesday. Louisvillo Post.
At Chicago, thirteen-year-old Charlie
Howard shct and captured a bur lar
drove another oue away and recovered
Ono milliou in gold havo
been ordered in Now Yorh ior shipment
Five murder a were Monday sen
tonced to bo hung at St. Lou'13, on
Tho Samoan Conference held its
first session Monduy.
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