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The Frankfort Roundabout. s
GEORGE A. LEWIS, Publisher. DEVOTED TO LOCAL AND SOCIETY NEWS. TERMS, ONE DOLLAR PER YEAR.
Volume VI. FRANKFORT. KY., OCTOBER 14, 1882. Number 4.
BOOM! BOOM! BOOM!
Goes the great gun of the fall
season of 1882, and already is heard
the war whoop of the enemy, as I
DAVIS returns from the Bast with
a stock bought for
and at prices that will astonish you.
Ho offer no fubtilous impossibilities
But Means What he Advertises.
His immense STOCK is all ready
for the purchaser, and respectfully
invites your inspection, whether
you buy or not. Remember the
St. Clair Street, Murray Building,
Sept. 303m. FRANKFORT. KY.
rORMERLY OF DANVILLE, KENTUCKY.,
Successor to IS. F Meek, Miiin Stnet,
Kv., continues tbo wntch repairing business
at the "old stand. ll.v nromptin's ami cirulul
work lie hopes to merit tho puttonngc of tlunu
who ilesiro to have their watches repaired without
damage being duim thuin. Surveyor.'
repaired and utlmr Instruments ivquirlng
dtlieato and accurate ndjmtuicnt.
In retiring from business in Frankfort I tako
pleasure in expressing my cntiio conlldcnce in
Air. S. Ayrcg. and from my long acquaintance
with him as a workman, do not hesitate to commend
him as oviry way capable of meeting the
expectation ' of my former patrons.
11. F. MEEK.
The Best Soda Water
In the City is at
It is tltc best tiling in use for ceilings ami
walls. For sale at
SOUTH SIDE DRUG STORE-mar
w. t. Mi YAH,
Staple and Iancy
ST. OLAIR STREET,
FALL OF 1882.
A SUPERIOR stock of Fruit nnd Ornaiukjital
Trees, Small Fruits, Grapevines
Plants, nnd everything louud in a
Wo employ no agents, but glvo our commission
direct to the planter. We refer to our old
patrons. Our now catalogues will bo sent on
II. F. IIILLKNMEYEU,
sep 0 tf Lexington, Ky.
EGBERT & SON,
House, Sign, and Ornamental Painters.
BfilPPIiiin anil Decorative Paper Hunging
Orders left at Avcrill's drug fctorc will be promptly
attended to. April
""Job Work fleatly Exe
cutcd at tills Office.
Smoki' tlie Will S. IlnvH nt KfUtliiU'H.
The jury in tlie ciihu of Frank Steele,
wit It the murder of W. 0. Welch,
lirouglit in a verdict, nt Versailles,
of imprisonment for life.
The New Orleans Minstrel enteitninnietit
will lie free from everything
Tlicy do nol skale close to t lie
lines ol indecency for the edification of back
beats in the iiall.
Mr. II. Clay Sale, formerly of Louisville,
hut now traveling salesman for Ilcckham,
Mercer & Co., the wholesale groceis of this
city, came in Wednesday from a very successful
trip in Kansas and South western MiVouri.
Messrs. IlecUliam, Mercer & Co. ate to be
congratulated upon having secured in Mr.
Sale what was considered the best grocery man
that evei traveled out of Louisville. He will
.soon be joined by Mrs. Sale, nee Miss Jennie
Murphy, of Frankfort, Ky., who will prove
quite an acquisition to the already laige and
creditable Kentucky social coterie. Modem
Argo, A'liusiis City, M.
A Noteworthy Firm Change.
As will be seen by an announcement published
in another column of this iwie, the
long and favorably known firm of Gregory,
Stagg & Co., of St. Louis, has I een succeeded
by Messrs. Stagg, Hume & Co. The
of the new linn are Capt. George T.
Stagg and Win, S. Hume, of St. Louis, and
Mr. Edmund II. Taylor, jr., of Frankfort,
Ky. It would indeed be difficult to conceive
of a combination of gentlemen representing
in a laiger degree the intelligence, e.speience
and ci.tet prise requisite in any business undertaking,
and when to these essential personal
qualities is added abundant resources, it is
safe to predict for Messrs. Stagg, Hume iS: Co.
a career of continuous and conspicuous
The Wine and Sirit AV:vw.
Mr. F. AI. Scofield lias been to Louisville
The farmers arc busily engaged in sowing
Mr. A. J. Hulett, of Benson, was in the
village this week.
The cabbage crop in this section is belter
than at first anticipated.
Born. October 9th. 1882, to Taylor Tar-rent
and wife, a daughter.
Mr. J. II. Bailey, U. S. Storekeeper,
looked in on us this week.
Mrs. Frances Packet, with her son, Billie
Wilson, have gone to Louisville with a
view to locating.
Messrs Win Crook and Phil. Partcnt,
have returned from a trip to Missomi.
They say Old Kentucky U good enough lor
J. W. Gayle is at home on a visit this
Mrs. Smith, of Pains Depot, spent several
days with friends in this ueighiiorhood last
Miss Fiiiiiki Stone returned home last
Sunday alter a visit ol several days at Mrs.
Miss Bettie Jones, who has been
UrphieTlioiiiahon, returned home
Mrs. Poplin and Mr. Howel returned to
Peak's Mill this week after a two weeks visit
to ,1. B. liockcusmith's.
Rev. T. J. Stevenson and llev. D. T.
Phelps closed a meeting at North Foik last
Sunday with about fifteen additions to the
Our public school near this place, under
the Management of Miss Alary Meruit, is
progressing splendidly. Miss Mary is an
excellent teacher and is liked ball her pupils.
Oxui: A Wi:i:k.
Another wedding soon.
Miss Mollie Smith is visiting friends in
Prayer meeting every Wednesday evening
nt Pleasant Hill.
Misses Mollie Munson ami Belle Pcnn are
the guests ol Aliss Mary Penu.
Mr. Satn'l Fbrseo ami daughter, Miss
Annie, Bpcnt several ilnyn in Owen lust
Miss Xnnnic Forsee, who has been visiting
relatives in Louisville for the past two
weeks, returned home Tuesday,
Mrs. Ivy Tutt, of Eminence, who lias
been visiting at her father's, Mr. Albert
Hodges', for several weeks, leaves for home
Mr. and Mrs. Kobt Pcnn returned home
Wednesday, after an extended visit throu'jli
Missouri. Among other things Mrs. Penu
brought some specimens of gold, one from
the mine of her brother, .Judge Green, of
The most remarkable shooting ever heaid
of in this section was done by Mr. Henrv
Church last week. While hunting on Elk-horn,
just below the mill, he filed into a
flock of blue wing ducks, killing 24 and
wounding 0 at one shot.
The Peak's Mill Base Ball Club deserves
the blue ribbon. They defeated the 'Hirer-
several week's since, and the River Club
Saturday. The score Satuiday standing. '.','2
to 18. They have received a clialluime
from the Elmville club, which has been accepted.
The game will take place some
time next week.
The meeting which was in progress at
Pleasant Hill last week Saturday
night withO additions, d by letter and 3 by
imiiiserion. Air. Fold, who was conducting
the meeting", had nn engagement
this week and was compelled to
leave. An effort is being made to get some
one ele to continue the meeting for a week
loiijier. . Z.
But little wheat has been sowed.
"We will have a in a few day.
Prof. .1. C. Bridires spent several davs
last week with friends in Greenup Folk
ueighiiorhood, Owen county.
Mr. Frank Bridges, one of Owen's mot
popular young men, visited relntives several
days lust week, near this place.
Air. C. M. Hull killed a large black snake
Saturday evening, six leet long, that was
Irving to swallow a half grown rabbit.
Air. L. A. Hedrick lelt on the eleventh
instant to visit friends in Indianna, Illinois
and Kansas, and will return home in the
Air. W. S. AlcCord, accompanied by his
two accomplished daughters, Alisses Belle
and Lou, spent last week in Cincinnati, taking
in the ExpoVitfhii.
The series of meetings conducted by
Rev Hiram Ford ami Rev. Mi. Elliott ul
Bethany, Owen county, closed a few days
ago with GJ additions to the church.
Mr. M. B. Forwooil spent Inst week in
Cincinnati, visiting friends and relations.
Mr. Forwood has only been here a few
months, yet he has become quite popular
among our people.
Air. .1. N. Bridges spent several daya last
week with a friend on the waters ol East
Eagle. .Madam Rumor says Mr. Bridges
will discontinue his visits and bting
her home with him.
S. N. I lodges, Eq , will deliver a Sunday-school
lecture at Alt. Vernon Church on
the loth inst., at three o'clock p. in. Everyone
should attend, for Mr. II. is one of the
best speakers in the State.
At the Alt. Vernon Church on the Sinst.,
while Rev. Air. Cobb was preaching to a
large and attentive congregation, considerable
disturbance was created on the ladies
side of the church by a house snake crawling
up the aisle. It was soon killed and
Die i. On the 8th inst.. Air. Robert E
Couly, alter a lingering illness of several
months with consumption. The fuueial
services were conducted at Alt. Veinon
Church, on the 9th, by Rev. Air. Frazier,
and the remains interred in the Mt. Vernon
Cemetery. The family have many friends
who weep with them.
Our neighbor, James W. Bridges, went
to Louisville last Alonday and was employed
by the Louisville' Tobacco Warehouse
as a drummer for the house. Air,
Bridges is the right man in the right place,
as he is the most influential man in this
part of the country and will doubtless ship
them the greater portion of the weed in these
Died. Near this place, on the 2Gth of
September, Mrs. Lucinda Sharp, wife of J.
A. Sharp. Mrs Sharp was beloved by all
who knew her, and was a consistent member
of the Christian Church. The bereaved
husband and children have the sympathy
of many friends. The funeral services were
conducted by 'Rev, Hiram Ford, after which
the remains were interred in tho family
We notice that your Peak's Mill correspondent
says we were mistaken in one of
our items. l( it is the one we think Z.
alludes to we are constrained to believe that
we are light and Z. misinformed. Yet he
may be able to see further into the matter
than we supposed; hut from the tact that
the Professor has begun to erect u tine
dwelling for himself, vn are inclined to believe
some one will soon be lucky enough
to entrap him. J, K. H.
NEW DEPAWRE !
BTAPI.B Si FANC1T GBOOEBIES,
LIQUORS, HARDWARE, &C,
Are nov receiving their fall stock of goods, which they propose to
sell as low as any house in the city. All goods warranted first-class.
BEST BBAISTDS OF
J. resh Oysters Keoeived
All other goods "handled in their season. Hunters' complete
FIRE ARMS OF ALL KINDS,
Constantly on hand.
Fine Breech-loading Shot Guns a Specialty.
CALL A.1XD SEE FOR YOURSELF.
AND FOR SALE
AT LOWEST PRICES
R. K. MCCLURE & BRO.,
An Enormous Stock of
For Fall and Winter Wear.
ALSO A FULL STOCK OF
Our Staple and Nobby Hats
J. C. BUSH, D. D. S
(Successor to Dr. T. L. Taylor.)
Can bo found at hi ofilco from 8 a. in. to 5 p.
ui. ready to do all kinds of dental work to tbo
cntiro tatUfuction of those who may ohosn to
patronize hlui. July
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retail dealers in
Daily From Baltimore.
DISSOLUTION OF PARTNERSHIP
Tho partnership horotufore existing between
M. 11. 1. Williams, jr., ami Wilej 0. William,
In the agricultural implement and grain business,
under tho stylo of Williams Brothers, has
been dissolved by mutual consent. Tbe bust
ties? -will bo euntinued ut tho old stand by
Wiley 0. Williams.
M. II. 1 WILLIAMS, Jn.,
WILEY 0. WILLIAMS.