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Volume VI. FRANKFORT KY.. MAY 12, 188. Number 34.
KENTUCKY ItlVEIt PACKET
Will receive and forward freights to Louisville,
Mndicon, and all points on
KENTUCKY AND OHIO RIVERS
and to nil point? North, East and West.
WiLLBlVETHROyGH RATCS BILLS OFUBffJG
Will lenro Frankfort for Louisville eviry
Tuesdiiy and 1'riduy morning, Bt 9 o'clock,
and returning leuvo LnuUvillo for Frankfort
every Wednesday and Saturday afternoon at J
For rates nnd information apply to
LEW. CHURCH, Agent.
Or S. V. Penoo,
mar 3 tf. Mimtcc
unusually fine stock of Fruit nnd Or
nainentnl Trees, (.irnpe Vine, Asparagus
Plants mul small Finite is ofl'cred this
Sprint:. We employ no iiiictti", hut r.'ll
direct to the planter In addition to
I catalogue c 1 1 v i issued one detoted
t'jcolusivciv to Strnwbeiries, of which we
liave a magnificent stock. Catalogues on
H. F. HILLENMEYER,
felt 21 2tn Lexington, Ky.
W. S. DKHONEY
DEALER IN SAI'LE AND FANCY
- HQTtONS. SflQGKEflY & HJB5H1L
I cordially invito you to cull and examine uty
New and Fresh Stock of Goods.
MAIN STREET, FRANKFORT, KY
IN BULK AND PAPERS,
TICK'S FLOWER SEED,
' JOE LeCOMPTE'S
SOUTH SIDE DRUG STORE.
Catarrh of tho Haoal and
Uloaratlvo; Catarrh of the Jtar, tyo or
Throat. It Is taken INTfcRNALLY, nr.d
oots DIR60TLY upon the Blood and
Mucous Surfaces of the System. It
Is tho host Blood Purifier In tho
WORLD, and Is worth ALL that Is
charged for It, for THAT alone.
raw mrna cure for catarrh
KSTIN THIS XAIIKKT.
And we offer One Hundred Dollars for any
Oase of Catarrh It will not Pure.
WILL CUBE ANY OASE.
Office of A. T. Stewart & Co. )
Chioaoo, 111., Judo 4, 1880. f
2tetm. F. J. Cheney t Co., Toledo, O.
Gentlemen: I take nleasurn In informing you
that I liave UHed Hall's Catarrh Cure. It lias
cured me (was vrry lad and don't hesitate to
nay that it wiU cura any rase ot Catarrh it taken
proosrly. Voura truly,
WOBTII OlO A UOTTLK.
X. Mciuut. Jacks, a, Mich., Hto had
a,, Catarrh lor HO yearu. HuU'h Catarrh Cure cured
lueTConalderlt worth $10.00a bottle. ,
i T'Sold by all Druggists at TQ eta per bottle.
Mi5ufacturea asdaofiV F J. GHUfar ft CO.
Sola Proprietors, TOLEDO, OHIO.
For Sale by
JOS. LbOOMPTE, DRUGGIST,
There wns ft tnnn who painted well,
He painted long and fine;
For at that house lie loved to dwell
And thus his did assign:
"In that housu a maiden fair
A witching spoil around tiai thiew,
Her treses which of light brown hair,
Ilor eyts ot heavenly blue.
Her form so fair, hor sttp do light,
i-ho seemed a seraph from tho skies;
A thing of beauty and so bright
Notvr bciuro did greet Mine eyes.
I lingered on for many days,
Aim in that tirao J thought to tnuko,
Uy loving nets and winning ways,
Morofinooth tho w.iy my "poich to break.
Propitious hour! it came at lust,
.My talonf Into pound out; and oh!
So bright a dream go rudely dashed
Uy ollcrittg a potato."
Jiu.N'so.v, Ky., Muy 7tli, 18S3.
I wish to (Iran upon the charity of your
columns relative to the present coin iiiott
nclmol laws, anil some suggestions
therewith: 1 notice that Mr. Wash.
Ci'titeiier, ol .Ieit', in a coiitiiiiiuietitioii to
the Courier Journal, itniindinlely succeeiU
in;.' the ndjourntiieiit ol the EJueatioiial
Convention, at Fraukloit, advoentes the
abolition ol the ollice ol .School
i a mutter of ecotiotny, while one
beaiin the now de (itiouc of "l'edagou," in
the Uoi'MUiiob'T, uiiutH the otlice abolished
hecaiice it is a "nuiynnce." like
doctors, will difler. I have watched, with
no little iuteieht, the discussion ot the
necc.N:iry cliaucs to he made in the present
Hchool laws, and wonder to bee how
dillerent ineti rear-on from the same
premises. It eeetii" to ine thut neither of
the writeis touch the kevnote to thirt question.
There u:e cohesive tainls of logyifiit
adhering to the policy and plans ol many
common school teacheis of experience
That the chool law is sadly defective,
there io no doubt, hut because such is tite
case is no reason for abolishing tins, tltnt
or the olhpr without proper consideration-The
Hubjeet is an important one, and the
many Iriends ol" common school education
had better make haste at their leisure.
Suppose I he otlice ot is
aboiiohed, as a utntter of economy, what
in the leniilt? 'lite clerical lorce ol the
Superintendent's uliiee innt nectsMiiily
be doubled or ttebleil to do the work. The
Siipfiintendeni's teport ntiist be deceptive
and a client, entirely detleicnt us Io Mnti'sties
and oilier mallei s of impoitatiee to the
public. Natl Mr. Editor, 1 renrd the
cllieieiit, energetic uoiitiiiipsiouer as the
backbone ot lite school of bis
county. Jlreak this bone and tlie school
interest acipuies a stmal ol no
little muuitudc, with little hope ot convalescence.
1 appeal to ihe imM ohseivant
ol tbi" Coiiiinonweallh, it the countus
hafiiij: the moit ellicient and
coiiiiiiifioneis, lur.e not ulso the
the inost proficient teachers,
and, in a wold, the scliools. I'Vankliu
county, doited here and theie, (with two or
tit lee exceptions) with new, will cotiMt tided
Inline with a corpi ot
tetichtin that will compaio favoiably with
ol most any county in the St'tite, i-
due in a ieat meuMite to lite
iiud eiKiyics of Dr U. V Williams
and Col. Tito-. H. l'oid,
Aitiu, let Us view the school ststtui,
oliicially, in the liitt ot a well disciplined
and oiheered army. Think ol an
unity without proper' otlicers niectiui; the
loe in the Held ot earnage, the result a sad
detui' ol hotroi; likewise a school system
without pioper olliceis is Itiptlly ilisusttoit
Still again, the i elation of
is the same as that ol the
to the cotiuiy, and also u that
ol the trustee lo the district. The chum in
complete, not a link too much. There's no
".teutci it'ut.011 lor abolishing the ollice ol
commissioner than that ol superintendent
orliuslce. Wheie is theittltocatc ol either?
Watrit, or we will spoil a tpoon to make a
The plea eeenis to be to innke the County
Judge or County Attorney
The diH'eient c.ijiacities are not
incompatible, but nie ipiiie (liH'erent. The
judge that does bis whole duty us such
will not hate the time to devote' to school
Disbursing the funds is not till that is
We witni ihe schools visited, lectures
inspiring the children lo duly.
.Besides, normal training is u great luck
ol the teachers ol to-day. We want well
organized, well iimnagedTeachers' Institutes,
unit 1 dare suy we will never get those at
the linuds of the County Judge,
We grant there are "frauds ' as commissioners,
but is this a delect in the law pro.
viding the oilice, or in tite law proti.ling
Now, I have tried to give some reasons
for the odiee of coinmisioner ns of para
mount importance. I wish to subjoin a
"tiggestion or two:
Kitst, I'n v the comuiNsionrr a S'llnrv
Hiillicient to judiiy him to gitc his entire
lime and attention to the hrliool interests ol
hiseoiintv. Then we may expect betttr
results. "The miserable pittance", they
now receitc is not sullicient to justify them
to give tho time and attention to their work"
thai it demands. In thn relation the
maxim, "poor pay, poor preach," t'orciblt
Second, Let the cotintv pav tbi salary ,
the sitnte iisuny county otiieial. Whv not?
He is a county ollicer of the moit important
We, as a county, pay an attorney lo
prosecute our criminals, a jailor to lock
iheiit in; we feed nnd clothe our paupers;
provide them a home and a "hired man"
to take care of them; and in the name ot
common sene nnd good is tin
moral ami intellectual training of our children
Titus paving the commiiMnner we save
to the school fund front S.l.'t.OOO to
annually. Will not ilie end jusitty the
itieans in removing objections, nnd alio in
letaining nn iniportanl ollicer?
Allow none to tie eligible to the ofiice,
who doe" not hold a li;st class, first grade
ceitificato. or a certificate from the State
Board. Make n ictiring judge, aitomet,
or justice ineligible; their with
the court is the apparent ieaou
should be practical teachers.
The picent inanner ot oK'tim: comini
sionets is objeclioitr.ble. jet 1 am unable to
name a plan that is not objectionable.
Elect him as anv cotiniy oliicial, and then it
jtould lie a question of who had the
money to buy votes. Empower the Slate
Board to appoint, and it heroines too great a
tuk toexuect without paving them usalarv,
and theie would perhaps be "a favoud
few" ns under Federal patronage.
Empower the tnisteeslo elect, nnd they
in all probability, are le-s competent to
select the titrht man lor the right place titan
are our L'eihap' twenty-five
jier cent, of tho tt it-tees of the Slate can
neither read or write. I cloe by wishing
Mibsequentlv. to notice the law touching
the "let book," questions and other subjects,
perhaps, less important.
L.MAHTS P. IIUW.TTK.
From the Georgetown Timei.
Dint) On the 10th of March. 1S8.1. Mrs.
Neppie I. John-on wife of S M John-on,
of Willianisliuii:, Franklin rountt. Kansas.
Hot ii in Fiaukliti county, Ivy , 11th ot September.
LSI"). It grievia me stdlt lo impart
to her many Itiends ai.d reluiiw" in
Kentucky, whom she had so recently left.
the sad news of her death, it being only
two short weeks since her airital lo
sunny land. Her health bad
been f'ailtni: for several veins, and mulirnl
aid seemed until -he in t be i
armi ol dtath We shall her. te-,
sadly miss her, not only its a dear rehitite,
but as a polished lady, a sincere christian
andadrur friend. Mav f!od romb.rt tut
bereaved husband, to whom hie hid been
inartiid lour months. May lie eter
that what is hi- sreat lo.-s is her eteimtl
a in in Ileaten. Mnj he laithfullt suite
to lalior and persetcte, with the ditue
motto ever before Itiiti : "The Lord will
We have lnid her away forever to
The mild eyes are closed nnd over her breast
The kind "haude ate foldul, t heir lov'ng
Like tlotver leave? closed nt the setting ol
The stveel voice is silent, if mission is o'er,
The pure heart will stiller for otheia no
She passed from the eattlt like a star from
the cloud ;
But mound her the fondest of memoiies
The bodt that suffered with anguish is done,
The eto.ss hatt been earned, the crown has
The beanttlul soul, like a bird in its lligbt,
l- b'Uhitig Us pinions in touuttiius ol light.
She hns folded them now, like th.e wind's of
And is nestling close on the of love;
Earth's shadows are changed to all glorious
Eternally glad are the songs thnt she sings.
Oh, why should we weep when the angels
are glnd ?
Shall angels rejoice and mortals be -ad ?
Slinll we grieve for the loss, which has
ended her night,
And opened forever the portals of light?
Oh no! let us lay her away for a while
And look to the shadows of death with a
Let us patiently wait till the morning hlmll
When she, with the angela, shall welcome
WiLMAMSBURo, Kn., May 1, 1883.
mm Mown irvn
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OUE SALES DURING
We expect to do still better, and have marked
our fine goods of known value still less. The
prices surprise ourselves, but we bought cheap,
and if you desire the same, come soon.
Everything in Solid Silver, Silver Platedware,
Gold and Silver Watches, Diamonds, Knives,
Porks, and Spoons, and everything yem desire,
either in Gold or Silver.
OTIS W. SNYDER,
No. 8 North Upper Street, Fayette Bank Building.
KEW PLANING MILL.
J. M. WAKEFIELD
II -wing recently added to his Establishment
First-Class Pinning Mill,
If now prepared to finniah all kinds of
H h:, M, Fws, Miitif
Scroll Work. Stzir Work I Turning
GnOerout in ibo Bct Style.
KENDALL W -
lu iitttMt Jitiuly tver
disco.cicd .is it i- curt.iin in its elTotts and doe-, not
blister. KI.U l'KUOI liULOW .
Savad him $1,300
N. Y. J .111. 30, iSSj.
Dk. II J. Kpmjai.i. S. Co., (.cii'.j. H.iMHjruscd a
good deal ot our in Ctnc Willi t;r:at
1 tlioujilit 1 would let 5011 know wli.u it ha
done for me, i wo I hid .i- .pecdj .1 t olt
a- nastier raUcu m Jeffcrkon Ciutit). When I was
brcaLiiiK hint, lie kiukcd ucr the cr 'ss bar and got
f.nt and tore one of hi . hind Iei;s all to liteces. I cm-..1
1 .1... 1.. .. r ., .. 1 , nii ..:.! 1.
i'K'VVll Hit llt, l.,.ii.S, VUi UltJ ..I. -..IV UW Hi"
spoiled. lie had a tcrl.irue I
used two of tour Kendall's bpatiti Cure, and
i. i .1... i t -a i i i.
II lUUh IIIU llllll.ll VII. litlj v.). .Ulll IIVIL'IU illlUdftllU.
lorSiEco I hate used it for bono spitins
and wind i;.i.U, nnd it lias cured eomiiletcly
and left the lee smooth.
It is .t kplenutu meilicine for rheumatism. 1 have
recommended it to a good many, and they all say it
ibici the work, I was in Witlierini;ton it Kncelaud's
urilK siurc, in nuaius, inu uiuur nay ;uiu sun , cry
lino piLture jou sent them. I tried to buy it
but could not; they taid if 1 would write to ton that
trtii iwmia .tta m. nn... I vilh vim wiilihl. .mil I
will do ou all the good I can.
Very respectfully, 1'.. S. Lvman.
Kendall's Spavin Cure.
OIS HUMAN FLEH.
Vevav. Ind.. Auc. lath. iSSt.
Wk.II, J. Kbmiall& Co., Gentk' Sample ot
received, to-day. Please suid tue konic with
my imprint, printed on one side only. The Kindall's
Soavin Cure is in excellent demand with u. and not
oulv lor animals, but for human ailments also. Mr. Jos,
Vorii, one of the leading farmery in our countr),
sprained an ankle badly; and know ins the value of
the remedy for horse, tried it on himself, and it did
far better than he had expected. Cured the sprain in
very hhort ordtr,
Vnurs resnvct fllllv. C. O. 1 IIIFIIANt).
Price $t per bottle, or 6 bottles for $. Alldruggikts
have it or can get it for ott, or it will be sent to any
nn rpipiiit of urice liv the tironrietors. 1)k. It.
I. KitNnALU & Co., Enonbiirgh Falls, Vt. Send for
SOLD BY ALL DRUGGISTS.
Ehftn I Btt.aaMns'i
THE PAST MONTE
TLesil Estate Agoia.1",
Will in tho courts of Fiunkiin and the
adjoinlnt; counties, ami will :ilo gitt spioia I
.it tent ton ro the piirch.ijo anil itl ot real oMtite,
etdleriion of rents, oliiims, and tho negotiation
ot loam. Otiice uppoiito Court House.
snzn 11 niiB m !
.irsT ni:rijivi:i) jjy
ST. CLAIR STREET,
MAI? and BliOADVTAI
Keeps constantly on hrnd
ulothe, duijsktns, ami new-est
Mr w stales of f.inoy French
e tsijieiercj. Ho is proptired
to tnako thorn up on t trt
notiec, and givo perfect fitting
garments, stylish uud
cotufortablo. febl! dm.
W. J. CBINSr,
ALL KINDS OF COAL
Will stll attho very loweM Qgurci"
J. C. BUSH, D. D. S,.
(Successor to Dr. T. L. Taylor.)
Can be found at his nfllce from 8J a. in. to 5 p,
m. ready to do nil kind of dental work to tho
entire satisfaction of thoio who may ohosn to
IpatronUo hlui. July
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