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CURRENT TOPICS.
Zooi.ooistb fiver that In 100 years tho
lion will bo extinct.
Mamtuiia, tho groitt wheat farm of
Ilritish America, raises 10.7 bushels to
tho acre.
SgoTCii.Mi:x havo altno,st cntiro control"
of tho Blonccuiting industries ct
Xow Yorlc.
Couch ohaps, a very objectionable
plant In wheat fluids, is itself of tho
wheat family.
Vi:suvii's is in eruption, and a largo
stream of lava is flowing down tho side
of tho mountain.
A HU8IC.M. bicyclo has been invented
hi Knghind, which grinds out tunes ns
tho wheels turn.
Sixci: 1870 Victoria, Australia, has
voted more than S.'iO3,O0O for tho
of rabbits.
Gi:oiioB Mi:iii:iitii, it Is said, presents
a copy of his novels to ovcry
hcrvant 1 1 his employ.
Tub boo tree in tho sacred city of
Amarapoorn, llurmah, is said to bo tho
oldest trco in existence.
The fint post olllco in this country
was that of Now York, estab ished by
act of Parliament in 1710.
Tin: Herman imperial revenue and
expenditure in tho coining year balance
at about 3330,010,030.
A HUSlini. of potatoes equals CO
pounds In Pennsylvania and 00 in
nearly all tho other states.
Tin: value of the g ounds and buildings
devoted to education in the
United States is 503,5 15.GS1.
Tub first glass made in this country
was manufactured al Jamestown by
;tho Knglihh colonists in lOO'j
A ship called the Mary How, four
centuries ago, had tho 'lighting top"
now common on nlyrnrMilps.
Tjrijjjiirtnstjrjnl AijLsocicty, of Hos-ton,
?ound work during tho year just
passed for nearly :,70() people.
In Hamburg a dog is taxed according
to his ijlze. A httlo tax for a little
dog, and n big tax for a big dog.
Ai.aiia.ma sf cuds only S.'i "iS per pupil
per jenr for education. This is smaller
than the amount paid by any ether
btate.
A max can hiio a hor.so in Japan,
keep two servants and live on tho fat
of tho Innd, all for a llttlo over i'4 n
month.
of Kansas' population was
l;orn in the states of Illinois, Indiana,
Michigan, Ohio, New York and Pennsylvania.
Livmii'obr. is the most densely populated
city in Great ISrltaiu, having a
population of Hi per acre, including
tho docks and ijuay.
At Now Augustine, Fin., the mayor,
sitting as u magistrate, accepted five
hogs from a Negro culprit as bocurity
for the p lymentof a fine.
Ox tho body of a notorious brigand
ecently killed hi Turkey were found
4,000 and a notebook which showed
ho had murdered 102 men.
Ix tho Itrltihh Isles during tho
century seven instances havo been
recorded in which tho brido has married
tho best man by mistake.
Tub Pr.ss feeders' union of San
has decided to inaugurate tho following
wage soalo: Cylinder pressmen,
53 per week; platform pressmou, 10
per eck.
Tw. killing of IJjrt Serf in a football
pa mo at Law rs'nco, Kits., lwib resulted
in a petition to tho legislature
to mtiK'o tho playing of football 2, misdemeanor.
Tub queen regent of Spain hasjimt
confenvd tho knighthood of Isabella
up in Mi Herbert Hamiltin, controller
of tho household at tho Spanish embassy
to tho Vatican.
Tub ''.all of tho kangaroo is tho fleshiest
pavt of tho animal. It is considered
dainty food when boiled in its
own skin, which afterward may bo
drawn olT like a glove.
Hii.vxn ItAi'ius street railroad men
are not organized, but Toledo men
are. Toledo men gained 12 per cent,
ndvanco during tho yenr, Grand Rapids
men lost 10 per cent
JImk. CliitlHTixii Nn.ssox has boon
entertaining a charming house party
nt her Ideal homo in Madrid, where tho
rooms aro papered with leaves from
tho operas she has sung.
Austiua, too, has tho bicyclo crazo.
Twenty largo factorial turn out 30,000
machines a year, which aro sold for
4,(500,003 florins. Tho exportation of
Austrian bicycles is steadily increasing.
ICaiskii Wimielm is oxtondlng his
idea of artistic collaboration. He is
now said to bo at work on a historical
drama which a young poet of
will put into Gorman verso for
him.
Tub period of a "generation" has
been lengthened; It used to bo 30 years;
and later increased to 34; now a scientist
snys tho average term of human life
bus increased in tho last 51 years from
84 to 42 j o
THE MESSAGE.
Clevoland Prosonts His Last Document
to tho Congress.
The Cuban IiiRurcontfi Not Yt Entitled to
Recognition Everything llelng Done
to I'rotcet Americans In Turkey
The 1'roiltlent Keciiniinoiuls the
Itetlremont of Greenbacks.
WitstiiNOTOM, Dec. 7. Tho following Is a
summary of President Cleveland's messago to
congress. Of nrluirs In Turkoy tho president
says:
Affairs lu Turkey.
At tho outset of a reference) to tho more Important
matters ulTcctlng our relations with
foreign powers, It would afford mo satisfaction
if I could assure tha congress that the
disturbed condition In Aslntlc Turkey had
during the past year nssuraod a less hideous
and bloody uxpect, and that cither as a
of tho awahenlne of tho Turkish government
to tho demands of humane civilization,
or as tho result of deolstve action on tho
part of tho great nations having tho right by
treaty to lutctfero for tho protection of those
exposed to tho rngo of mad bigotry nnd cruel
fanaticism, tho shocking features of tho
had been mitigated.
Wbllo nono of our citizens in Turkoy have
thus far been ktllod or wounded, though often
in tho midst of dreadful scenes of danger,
their safety in the futuro is by no means assured.
Our government at homo und our
at Constantinople hao loft nothing undone
to protect our missionaries In Ottoman
territory, who constitute nearly all the Individuals
residing thoro who have a right to
claim our protection on the scoro of Amercan
citizenship.
Several naval vessels aro stationed In tho
Mediterranean as n measure of caution and to
furnish all posstblo rollof and rcfugo in caso
of etnorgency.
Wo Into mado claims against tho Turkish
goornmont for tho plllaga und destruction of
missionary property nt llarpoot and Marash
during uprisings ut thoso places -Thus far
tho validity of thoso demands has not been
admitted, though our minister, prior to nuoli
outrages and in anticipation of danger, demanded
protection for tho person nnd property
of our missionary cttUcns In tho localities mentioned
und notwithstanding that strong
exists of actual complicity of Turkish
soldtors In tho work of destruction and robbery.
Insurrection In Culm.
Iho Insurrection in Cuba still contlnuos
with nil Its porploxlttcs. It U difficult to
that any progress hut thus far been
mado towards tho piclllcatlon of tho Island
or that tho situation of affairs as depleted in
my last nnnual mossngo has In tho least improved,
If fepnln still holds Havana and tho
seaports and nil tho considerable towns, tho
Insurgents still roam nt will over nt least
two-thirds ol tho lnlind country. If ths determination
of Spiln to put down tho Insurrection
scums but to strengthen with tho
lupjo of tlmo and Is evidenced by lior
dovotlon of largely incrensod military
and naval forces to tho tnslc. Micro Is much
reason to boliavo that tho Insurgents hnvo
gained In point of numbers, and character, and
resources, nnd aro nono tho loss Infloxtblo In
their resolvo not to succumb without practic
ally securing the great objects for which thoy
took up arms. If Spain has not yot re-established
hor authority, nelthor havo tho Insurgents
vet mido good tholr lltlo to bo re
garded
A nn Jntlrponilont State.
Indeed, ns tho contest has gono on, tho
tint civil government oxlsta on tho
Island, except so fur as Spain is nblo to maintain
It, has been practically abandoned.
Spain doos kcop on foot huch n government,
moro or low Imperfectly, In tlo largo towns
und their immcdlato suburbs. Hut, that exception
being mail), tho cntiro country Is
either given over to anarchy or is subject to
tho military occupation of ono or tho other
pirty, It Is reported. Indeed, on reliable authority
that, at tho demand of tho
of tho Insurgent army, tho
l'lltntlvo Ciibmi Uovoriiineiit
has now rltcnupnll attempt to oxerclso its
functions leaving that government confessedly
(what thiro Is tho best reason for supposing
it always to havo been In fact) a government
raorcly on pa par.
Our actual pccunlnry Interest in it is second
only to that of tho pooplo nnd government of
Spain. It Is reasonably estimated that at
least 530,000,0:0 to KO.COO.OCO of Amerlopn capital
uro Invested in plantations und In railroad,
mining and other businoss enterprises
on tho iHlnnd, Tho volumo of trad a between
tho United States nnd Cuba, which In 1889
amounted to about fCl,CCO,000, roio In 1893 to
nbout JIC3,0C0,C00, nnd In 1691, tho year boforo
tho present Insurrection broko out, amount-to
nearly S 00,000.000, Besides this largo pecuniary
stako In tho fortunes of Cubn, tho
United States llnds ltsolf Inextricably Involved
In tho present contest In othor ways
both vexatious and costly.
Many Cubans rosldo in this country and indirectly
promoto tha Insurrection through tho
press by public meetings, by tho purohnsonnd
shipment of nrms, by the raising of funds
nnd by other means, which tho spirit of our
institutions nnd tho tenor of
Our Ivs Do Not lVrralt
To bo mado tho subjcot of criminal prosecutions.
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Somo of them, though Cubans nt heart and
in all their feelings nnd interests, havo taken
out pnpers ns naturalized citizens of tho United
Stntes, a proceeding resorted to with a
vlow to possiblo protection by this government,
and not unnaturally regarded with
much Indignation by tho country of tholr
origin. Tho Insurgents nro undoubtedly encouraged
nnd supported by tho widespread
sympathy tho pcoplo of this country always
and Instlncttvoly feel for ovory strugglo for
bottor nnd freer government, and which, In
tho caso of tho moro odventorous and restless
clemonts of our populntlon, leuds In only too
many Instances to uctlvound personal participation
In thd contest.
Tho result Is thnt this government Is constantly
called uron to protect American citizens,
to claim damages for Injuries to persons
nnd proncrty, now estimated nt many millions
of dollars, and to nslc explanations and apologies
for tho nets of Spanish officials, whoso
zeal for tho roprosslon of robolllon sometimes
blinds thorn to tho Immunities belonging
to tho unoffending citizens
of a friendly power. It follows from the same
causes that tho United Stntes is compollcd to
actively pallco a long lino of sea coa3t against
Unlawful' Expeditions,
Tho cscapo of which tho utmost vigilanco will
not always sufflco to prevent.
These Inovltablo entanglements of tho
United States, with tho robelllon In Cuba, tho
largo American property interests affected,
nnd considerations of philanthropy and humanity
in gonoral, havo led to a vohomont
in vnrlous quarters, for somo sort of
positive In'.orvontlon on tho part of tho United
Statos.
8pnln Should Offer Autonomy.
It would seem that if Spain should offer to
Cuba gcnulno autonomy a monsuro bf homo
rulo which, whllo preserving tho sovereignty
of Spain, would satisfy all rational requirements
of hor Spanish subjects thero would
bo no just reason why the pacification of tho
Island might not bo effected on that basis.
Such n result would appear to be In the truo
Interest of all concerned. It would at once
atop the conflict, which li now ooniumlng the
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resources of tho Island and making it worK(uono under his supervision during tha
loss for whichever party may ultimately pre- last jlsoal year. The ownership and
It would kcop Intact tha possessions meat uy the government of penitentiaries for
of Spain without touching her honor,-
which will be consulted" rather
than impugned by tho' . adequate
redress of admitted grievances,
tt would put the prosperity of thk Island and
the fortunes of Its Inhabitants 'within their
own control, without severing tho natural and
nnotcnt ties which bind them to the motbor
country, and would yot enablo them to test '
their capacity for self government under
moBi ivvoraoie conuuions ,
Facing snch olrcumslances, to withhold the.
profcr of needed roforms until the parties demanding
them put themselves at their mercy
by throwing down their arms, has the
of noglecttng tho gravest of perils und
Inviting suspicion as to the slnccrltyof any i '
Professed Willingness to Grant Kefcmis.
Tho objection on behalf of the insurgents
that promised reforms oan not be relied upon
must, of course, be considered, tlieWh we
have no right to assume, and no reason fori
assuming, that anything Spalnt undetMkes,
dci fnr thn rnllrf nt CtlbA will not hA Vaua s
cording to both tho spirit and tho letter at Ut
undertaking,
Nevertheless, realizing that ausplelj
precautions on the part of the weaker
combatants ore always natural SBd
ways unjustifiable being sincerely
In tho Interest of both as well M on
account that tho Cuban uroblem
solved with tho least possible de!
Intimated by this government to I
mont of Spain somo months ago
satisfactory measure of home rule.
ucrcd tho Cuban Insurgents ana w
coptod by them upon a guaranty of'
tlon, tho United States would end
a way not objectionable to Spall
Ing such guaranty.
Whllo no dollnlto responso to th
tlon has yet boon received from tl
govcrnntcnt, it Is believed to bo ndt
unwelcome, whllo, ns already sugge:
reason is perceived why It "should no
proved by tho Insurgents. Neither pari
inn 10 sco mo
Importance of Early Action
and both must reallzo that. to pro!
prosont stato of things for even a short
will add enormously to the tlmo and labor'
oxpendlturo necessary to bring about
dustrlal reeuneratlon of ths lslandIt
thorcforo fervently hoped, iqjj'all,. grounds'
breach between Spain utidth"e Insurgent Cu-;
bans, on tho lines abovo Indicated, may.be at
onco Inaugurated and jiusbed to a successful
Issuo. Tho friendly offices of the
States, cither In tho manner above outline?
or In other wnv conslstont with. our cout
stltutiun and laws, will always be l,UodIj(t
posalof oltljer party. , -,, fTjj
Vrnc7urln Ilnundary Question, rp
ine Venezuelan question m
ceased to bo a matter of difference betwi
Great llrltain and the United States, th etp.
respective governments having agreed npei
mo suosiantiai provisions or a treaty Deiweea
Groat llrltain anil VenczueU submitting the
wholo controversy to arbitration The provisions
of tho treaty aro so eminently Just and
fair that tho ussent of Vcnezuola thereto Bay
confidently bo nntlclcitcd. - lf.
Negotiations for a treaty of general arbitration
for Ml differences botweon QreatBrHJa.
and tho United-Mato aro'furadranye&iuxdS
promise, to reach a successful consum'matlon
at nn early data.
1'rcsrrvntloii of Seal I.lfo.
Wo have, during tho jear, labored
faithfully against unfavorable conditions, to
socuro batter preservation of seal life in the
Uchrlng sea. Doth tho United States and
Great llrltain havo lately dispatched commissioners
to theso waters to study the habits
and condition of tho seal herd and tbo causes
of tholr rapid decrease. Upon tho reports of
theso commissioners, soon to bo submlttod,
and w Ith tho oxcclso of patlcnco and good sense
on tho part of all Interested partlos. It is earnestly
hoped that hearty co-operation may bo
secured for tho protection against threatened
extinction of seal llfo In tbo Northorn Paoiflo
and Ilchrlng seas.
Life Having Service.
From tbo llfo saving servlee tt la reported
that tho number of disasters to documented
vessels within the limits of its operations
during tho year woa 437. These vessels had
on board -1,003 persons, of whom 4,!03 were
saved and 13 lost. Tho valuo of such vessels
Is estimated at 18,880, M0 and of thetrcargoes
73,840,380, making tho total valuo of property
Imperiled ?12,7J0,5M Of this amount
wrrs saved and 11,432,750 was lost. Sixty-seven
of tho vcssols. wero totally wreoked.
There woro besides 243 casualties to small undocumented
craft, on board of which there
woro 691 porsons, of whom 687 were saved and
7 woro lost.
Our Army.
Tho roport of tho secretary of war exhibits
satisfactory conditions in the several branches
of tho public service Intrusted to his
chnrgo. Tho limit of our military force, as
fixod by law, Is constantly and readily maintained.
Tho present discipline and morals of
our army aro excellent, nnd marked progress
and efficiency aro apparont throughout its
organization.
With tho oxcoptlon of dellcato duties in the
suppression of slight Indian disturbances
along our southwestern boundary, in whloh
tho Moxlcan troops and tho compulsory
but peaceful return, with the consent
of Groat llrltain, of u band of Croo Indians
from Montana to tbo Drltlsh
possesslous, no nctlvo operations have been
required of tho army during tho yoar past.
During tho past year tho work of constructing
pormanont infantry and cavalry posts has
been continued at tho places herotoforo designated.
The secretary of war, ropoats his recommendation,
that appropriations for barracks
nnd qunrtors sbould more strictly conform
to tho noeds of tho servlco ns judged by
tho dcpar.'mont rather than respond to tho
wishes nnd Importunities of localities.
Erection and Armament of Fortification.
Dm ing tho past year rapid progress has
been mado toward tho completion of tho
schemo adopted for tho ereotlon and armament
of fortifications along our sea coast,
whllo equal progress has been mndq In providing
tho matorlal for submarlno defense In
connoction with theso works.
It Is peculiarly gratifying at this time to
nolo tbo great ndvanco that has boon made
In this Important undertaking slnco tho date
of my annual messago to tho fifty-third congress
at tho opening of Its second session, In
Deccmbor, 1893. At that tlmo I informed tho
congress of tho approaching completion of
nino 12 inch, 0 10 Inch and 31 eight Inch high
power steel guns, and 75 IS lnoh rtflod mortars.
Illg Guns.
Slnco that tlmo the number of guns actually
oomplotcd has been Increased to a total of SI
21-inch, 60 61 8-inch high power
stcol guns, 10 guns
and 80 12-Inch rifled mortars. In addition
thoro aro in process of construction one 16-inch
typo gun, to 60 10-Inch, 27 8-Inch
high power guns, nnd CO 12-Inch rifled mortars;
In all 418 guns and mortars. During the
eamo year, immediately preceding tho
referred to, tho first modorn gun carriage
had been completed and II more wero in process
of construction.
All but ono were of tho non-disappearing
typo. Theso, howovor, wero not such as to
secure necessary cover for tbo artillery
against tho intense fire of modern machine
rapid flro and high power guns.
United States l'enltentlmrUf.
Tho attorney general presonts a detailed,
and inttrettlng statement of th Important
toe punnncmenf oi the convicted In Unltod
Statfi ' eourts of violation of federal laws.
whw)i for many years has beon a subject et
nflttsiMke
ex live recommendation, has at last to a
sllg extent been realized by tho .utilization
of aunnaonea military prison at rort
Lea worth as a United States penitentiary,
Th h certainly a movement In the right
dtr in; but it ought to be at once supple-by
the rebuilding or extensive en-
t oi mis improvised prison ana the
:tlon of at least one more, to be lo-
'tho southern states. The capacity of
vsnworth penitentiary is so limited
) expense of its maintenance
per capita rate upon the number of
rs it can accomodate, does not make
omlcal nn exhibit as It would it It
,,lnrger and better adapted to
purposes; but I am thoroughly con-that
economy, humanity and a proper
responsibility and duty toward those
5 punish for violations of federal law..
' thjt the 'ederal government should
s entire rontrol and management of
Itentlares whore convtetod violator
fined.
tTlie Pott Office Department.
ist office department Is In good condi
tio exhibit mado of Its operations
tho fiscal year ended Juno 30, 1890, If
oels made for Imperfections In tho
ppllcablo to it, is very satisfactory.
Irccclpts during tho year wero 183,-
ino ioiui expenuuurcs were
of $1,659,827, whloh was
Qfi the Paciflo railroad for
on their debt to the
here was an Increase of receipts ovor
viousyear of 15,610,089.21, or 7.1 per
I d an lncrcaso of expenditures of W,-
-or 4,4.3 por cont.
cltwas 11.079,950.19 less than, that or
lug year. The chief expenditures
postal service aro regulated by law and
the control of tho postmaster
L All that ho oan accomplish by tho most
iful admlnlstrntlon and economy Is to
ob nromnt and thorouch collection end
'ihtlng for public moneys and suoh minor7
tfa In small expenditures and in letting
..Contracts for post office supplies and
. Vrvke, which aro not regulated by stat-
Ftrni Products Export,
rctiry ro ports that tho valuo of our
during tbo fiscal year amounted to
id, an lnorcase of M7,000,ooo over tho
ledtately preceding.
atoment Is not tho loss welcomo be-
'tho fact that,
Increase the proportion of
'J agricultural products to out
ts of all descriptions foil off during
Tho benefits of an lncrcaso in
xports being assured, the decreaso
rtlon to our total exports Is tho
ring when we consldor that It is
fact that suoh total exports for
caked more than 175,000,000.
TO5b and increasing exportation of our
awK 1 products suggests the great
fHitm organization lately established
tWBMjX rtment for thd purpose of giving to
ed In farming pursuits reliable In-
neernlng the. condition, noeds and
different foreign markets.
I'rrseutTurlft I,v.
statements
whero mado concerning tho government's receipts
and expenditures for tho purposo of
venturing upon somo suggestions touching
our present tariff law and Its operation J
This statuto took effect on tho 28th day of
August, 1891. Whatever may bo its shortcomings
as a completo mcasuro of tariff
It must be conceded that It has opened
the way to a freer and greater oxchango of
commodities botweon us and other countries,
and thus furnished a wider markot for our
products and manufactures.
The only 'cntiro fiscal year durln? which
this law has been In forco ended on tho 30th
day of June, 1890. In that year our Imports
increased over thoso of the previous yoar
more than 10,500,000, while tho valuo of tho domestic
products wo oxported and which found
markets abroad, was nearly $70,000,030 moro
than during the preceding year.
Thoso who insist that the cost to our people
of articles coining to them from abroad for
their needful use should only bo increased
through tariff charges to an extent necessary
to meet the expenses of the government, as
well as thoso who claim that tariff charges
may bo laid upon such articles beyond tho necessities
of government revenuo, and with the
additional purpose of so Increasing their prlco
in our markets ns to glvo American manufacturers
and producers better and moro profitable
opportunities, must agree that our tariff
laws are primarily Justified as sources of rev-onus
to onablo tho government to meet the
necessary expenses of Its maintenance. Considered
as to its sufficiency in this aspect the
present law can by no means fall under Just
condemnation.
I bolleve our present tariff law, if allowed n
fair opportunity, will in the near future yield
a revenue, which, with reasonably economical
expenditures, will overcomo nil deficiencies.
The Deficit Nord Not Disturb Us.
In tho moantlme no deficit that has occurred
or may occur noed cxclto or disturb
us.
To meet any such deficit we havo in the)
treasury, in addition to n gold rescrvo of ono
hundred millions, a surplus of moro than ono
hundred and millions of dollars
appllcablo to tho payment of tho expenses of
tho government, and which must, unless
for that purpose, remain a unless
hoard, or, if not extravagantly wasted, must
In any ovont be perverted from the purposo of
its exaction from our people.
Monetary Iteform.
1 am more convinced than over that wo cat
have no assurod financial pcaco and safety
until tho govornmont currency obligations
upon which gold may bo demanded from tho
treasury are withdrawn from circulation and
cancelled. This might bo dono. as has been
heretofore recommended, by tholr exchange
for long-term, bonds bearing a low rato of Interest
or by their redemption with tho proceeds
of such, bonds.
Even If tho United States notes known as
greenbacks were thus rollred, It la probably
that the troasury notes Issued In payment of
silver purchasos under tho net of July 14, 1890,
now paid in gold when demanded, would not
crcato much disturbances, as they might,
from tlmo to tlmo, when received In tho treasury
by redemption in gold or otherwise, be
gradually and prudently roplaced by silver
cola
This plan of issuing bonds for tho purposo
of redemption certainly appears to bo tbo most
eflectlvo nnd direct path to tho needed reform.
In default of this, howovcr, it would bo a step
in tbo right direction if currency obligations
redeemable In cold, whenever so redeemed,
sbould be cancelled Instead of being re-Issued.
This operation would bo a slow remedy, but it
would improvo present conditions.
National banks Bhould redeem tholr own
notes. They sbould bo allowed to issue circulation
to the par valuo of bonds deposited as
security for its redemption and tho tax on
their circulation sbould bo reduood to one-fourth
of one per cent
Judoes havo often very knotty
points to decide. In a recent caso an
immenso amount of argument was expended
over tho question whether a
tooth, after being drawn, is tho prop-
'erty of the dentist or his vintim.
THE FARMERS' BANK " '
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STANFORD. KY. ,
Successors to the Lincoln. National Bank.
By provision of its cnarter, depositors are as fully protected as are -
depositors in National Banks, its shareholders ibeing Jield individually
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naoie to tne extent oi tne amount oi stocu uierein at me par vaiue ,
thereof in addition to the amount invested in such slnres: It may act .&$
as Executor, Administrator, Trustee
Condition March 5, 1895.
HKSOtmfiES.
LKianS. anu iMSCOUniS ??
Dvprilrnltn 3.UKU VA
Stock nnd Ilonds 1,022 50
n.. r.m ni.. hi r.oo 71
Banking house nnd'iot""'.".".'..'.'. 5,'600 00
Furniture nnd Fixtures :.. 800 00
j axes anu expenses paiu uui in
Cash 16,333 06
$336,072 00
Directors.
J. J. Williams, Mt. Vernon, Ky W. A. Carpenter, Millcdgeville, Ky
John M. Hail, Stanford, Ky. Jno S. Owsley, Stanford, Ky.
J. E. Lynn " " Jno. F. Cash
S. J Emory, " " William Gooch,
V H. Cummings, Preachersville, Ky.
S. H. SHANKS, President. J, B. OWSLEY. Cushior
W. M. BRIGHT, Teller.
BWe solicit all havinir business in bank to call or write us. and
Hhey will receive prompt attention.
. PENNINGTON
-DEALER IN-
GENERAL
MERCHANDISE.
I AM SELLING GOODS LOWER THAN THEY WERE EVER
SOLD BEFORE IN MT. VERNON.
My Store is on the Comer of Main Street and Tayloi Avenue, Near
The Presbyterian and Baptist Churches.
New Goods and Hard Time- Prices Call and See Me
THE RILEY HOUSE
B. P. RIIvEY, Proprietor,
LONDON, - - KENTUCKY.
I have moved to my new Hotel ar c am better prepared
than ever to accommodate the public. Good Livery at
tached and every convenience desired. Give me call
The Sambrook Hotel,
Convenient to railroad station. Rates reasonable.
Porters meet all trains.
Livingston
or Receiver, as an individual. "JJ
LIABILITIES.
Pnn.fnl l- ,,n.M In. In rn,h S?f)0 000 00
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Surplus fund .'. 20.427 7a
Bue depositors 114,667 2!)
tjub t0 bants 2.477 89
$336,972 90
J. B. OWSLEY, Cashier
- Ky
Druggists and Pharmacists.
.VI C.& D.N. WILLIAMS
Mt. Vernon, Ky.
We carry Drugs, Chemicals, Paints,
Oils, Varnishes, Patent Medicine. Fancj
Soaps, Cigars, Tobaccos, &-. Prescriptions
carefully compounded at all hours.
Give us a call lor goods usually kept in a
first-class drugstore.
First National Bank
Of Stanford, Ky.
Capital Stock $200,000. Surplus $23,100
-DIRECTORS-
J. W. Ilaydeu, K. L. Tanner, J. H, Collier, M. D. Elmore, F. Rejd
T. P. Hill, S. H. Baughman, W. A. Tribble, S. T. Harris,
J. S. Hockcr and M. J, Miller.
We solicit the accounts of the citizens ot Rockcastle and adjoining
counties, assuring them prompt and careful attention to all business
intrusted to us. Personal application and correspondence, with a view"
to business relations, respectfully invited.
J. S. HOCKER, Pres. JNO. J. McROBERTS, Cashier.
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