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Entered at, the post-office at ErankforTPKentuckyj
as'sccond c'lass mail jlje matter. '
GEORGE A. tEWISr1"" "
Editor - ,xi.d.
FRANKFORT, MAY 23, 1885.
The Grand Conclave of Knights
Templar. V( v ......
The city has been alive wjtl.i ladies
and gentlemen this week who came, to
attend the meeting of the Grand Com
of Kentucky, K. T., and
participate in the festivities incident
to the occasion. They began to arrive
on Tuesday afternoon, and each
was received at the depot by
Frankfort Commandery, headed by
the Frankfort Cornet Band, and escorted
tp their quarters; at4 the hotels.
On Weduesday morning a procession
was formed, composed of the Corps of
Cadets from the Kentucky .Military
Institute, Castleman Light Artillery,
of Lexington, Frankfort Commandery
No. 4, Louisville, No 1. Webb No. 2, of
Lexington; Covington No. 7, Mays-ville
No. 10, DeMplay. No, 12, of
Louisville; Bichmond No. 19, Bowling
Green No 23, with Frankfort Cornet
Band, Maysville Band, Wolf & Trost
Band, of Lexington; First Ohio
National Guard Band, of Cincinnati,
and Eichorn's Band, of Louisville, and
the Grand Officers in carriages. The
procession was in charge of Col., J.
Stoddard Johnston as Chief Marshal,
with Past Grand Commander Thos.
H. Sherley, of Louisville, and Sir
Knight Jas. A. Murray as assistants.
It was a long and very beautiful dis
play, and after parading the principal
streets proceeded to the State Capitol,
where an eloquent address 6f welcome
was delivered by His Excellency Sir
and Gov. J. Proctor Knott, which
was responded to in appropriate .terms
by Grand Commander Bernard G.
Witt, of Henderson. The, session ' of
the Grand Commandery, was then
opened and after listening to the
Grand Commander's annual address
adjourned until Thursday morning.
At 3 o'clock in the afternoon the
procession was reformed and proceeded
to Capital Park, where an inspection
of the jCqmmanderies by the Grand
Commander and statt tooK place,
after which.a, djspjay drill was given
by the Corps of Cadets, Louisville and
DeMolay Commanderies. In the
evening a reception was given to the
Grand Commandery and citizens by
Governor and Mrs. Knott at the Executive
Mansion, which was a grand
success, an exceedingly large crowd
being in attendance.
Thursday morning the work of the
Grand Commandery began in earnest
and the whole day was taken up with
business. The follow? officers were
elected, for.the eusujng year:
Sir James M. Saffell, Frankfort,
Bight Eminent Grand Commander.
Sir John S. Lyle, Covington, Very
Eminent Deputy Grand Commander.
Sir JpHiry G.. Sandifer,, DanviUe,
Eminent Grand Generalissimo.
Sjr Hprace January, MJaysvUJe, Eminent
Grand Captain General.
Sir John K. Lake, Cynthiana, Eminent
Sir Wmw H, t MjSflert, Louisville,
Eminent Grand eidpr Warden.
Sin John .T, Prvettj Frankfb,rtitEni.
nent Grand, Junior Warden.
jSirD P. Rot Versailles (Eminent
.Grand Treasurer,, , ,
r(L.;LI).jrQnipger, Covinon, Emi.
.Sr (jfhas. H. Fisk, Covingtpn, Eminent
Grand Standard Beare.
" S,ir(Thosk J,. xFJournoyi Paducah,
Sir Jas. D. Iievvis,Bowling Green,
Eminent Grand afarder.
Sir Sam BL.tqne, Richmond,
GranfLCaptain of the Guard
The above officers w re publicly installed
at the Opera House at 8 o'clock
in the evening by Very Eminent Sir
,W. LaRue Thomas, Grand Senior
Warden of the Grand Encampment of
the United States, assisted by Past
Grand Commander Wm. Ryan
(as Grand Marshal. At 9 o'clock a
hop was given to Knights Templar at
the Capital, Hotel, which Avas very
The Sir Knights all left for their
homes yesterday morning expressing
themselves as highly pleased with their
entertainment here, and pronounced
the meeting a grand success. The attendance
was certainly much larger
than at any meeting that has been held
by the Grand Body since its last session
here in 1872.
Death of James G. Crockett.
, James G. Crockett died of consumption,
after a lingering illness of two
years, at the residence of his brother-in-
law, C. D. Pattie, Richmond, Ky.,
Tuesday night. Mr. Crockett graduated
at the Academy of B. B. Sayer in
this city. He studied law under T. B.
Monroe, was Deputy Clerk oftheUnited
States Court before, the war. At the
breaking, out of the war he enlisted
in Capt. Ben. Monroe's Co.' E. 4th
Regiment, 1st Brigade, Kentucky,
C. S. A., or the Orphan Brig
ade. He lost his leg at the battle of
Jonesboro, Ga., in 1864, which disabled
him- from active service.
At the close of the war Mr. Crockett
returned to Frankfort and was appointed
Commissioner of Franklin
Circuit Court by Judge W. 8. Pryor,
In 1808 he was elected Clerk of the
Franklin County Court, defeating Col.
A. H Renlck, ,who had held the ofllce
for nearly forty years. He has held
the ofiice for fifteen years.
The remains were brought from
Richmond Wednesday evening. The
funeral took place Thursday afternopn
from the Presbyterian Church, South
Side. Sermon by Rev. J. Desha
Pickett, Chaplain of the Orphan
Brigade, assisted by the pastor, Rev.
R. E. Caldwell.
His remains were followed to their
lastresting place on the hill by his
comrades who wore the grey, by county
officers' and a large number of our
citizens. ' -
The State Teacher's Association will
meet in Lexington on July 2d, and
continue three days'. ,,
, Gen. James F. Robinson, the new
Collector for this 7th district, will take
charge of the office at Lexington next
At the Christian Church in Alton, on Wednesday,
the aoth of May, 1885, by Rev. Genrge Darsie, Mr.
Been. B. Thomas and Miss Bkttib Gainks, both of
Alton, Andemon county, Ky.
In this city, on Thursday, . May- aist. Mr.
Welch. v -
WRIT OF ELECTION.
WHEREAS JAMES G. CROCKETT, THE
lawful and duly elected and qualified clerk of
the Franklui County Court, has departed this life.
It is therefore and hereby ordered that the sheriff of
Franklin county open apoll at each and every voting,
place in saidvounty, on the first Monday in August
next, that day being the 3d day of August, 1885, to
fill the vacancy of clerk of the Franklin County
Court, caused by the death of the aid James G.
Crockett, clerk aforesaid! and said election shall be,
held and the returns of the same- be held and 'done,
as in such cases made and provided by law.
Given under my hand this 33d day of May, 1885.
R. A. THOMSON,
Pretiding Judge of the F. C. C.
In pursuance of the foregoing writ of election 1f J. W
Gaines, Sheriff of Franklin county, will, on the 3d day)
of August, 1835, that being the first Monday in
August, 1885, proceed ta fpena poll at all the legal
voting places in the county of Franklin, Said poll to
be opened and said election held to choose and elect
some suitable person to fill the unexpired term of
James G. Crockett, deceased late clerk of the Frank.
Tin County Court.
Given under my hand this 23d day of May, 1885.
'. J. W. GAINES,
' .' Sheriff c Franklin County.
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A Residence & Building Lot
T OFFER FOR SALE AT A BARGAIN MY
1 residence, on the' corner of Shelby and Cross
streets. The house is a most desirable one and the
lot too by 300 leet. I will also sell the lot adjoining,
fronting 100 feet on Shelby street and running back
200 feet. Will sell one' or both together For terms
apply to me on tn premises. '
may 23-31. H. L.. WATKINS.
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Are located in Frankfort, at the corner of
Main and High streets. Parties desiring work
in their line will be benefited by calling on
them before having it done, as they arc practical
men and give all work their own individual
attention. No charge for estimates.
DR. A.. 0.-NORMS,
' 449 ELM STREET,
, Makes, a specialty of Cancers, Tumors,
Catarrh, &ci f,rIiaok sent free.i "5
FRANKFORT & LOUISVILLE
H. B.CAMMACK. . . .Master.
T. F. McCARTY. . ChielClerk.
Leaves Custom House Wharf on Mondays at' a
o'clock, P, M; Fiiday at 5 o'clock A. M.
Leaves. Louisvill' on Wednesday s and Saturdays at 3
o'clock, P. M,, sharp, Speclal'rates to
fisherman, and excurionisU. . 3m.
T WOULD RESPECTFULLY INFORM THE
1 citizens of Frankfort' that my wagon is
regularly every morning, and I am. delivering
to my customers in all parts of the city. Orders
solicited and promptly attended to.
R. II. NICOL.
THE LARGEST LINE OF THE LATEST
Novelties in Ladies' Dress Goods,
Foulards, Pongees, Satines, Embroided Suitings,
French Ginghams, French Lawns, Nuns Vehlng, Summer Silks L Colors. .
,Also white embroided dressses, Persian lawns, India linens, linen lawn9
and all trimmings to correspond. Just received from, an assignee . 735
jerseys for ladies, misses and children in all sizes and colors which I
will sell at such low figures as never was known . before. Come and
be convinced. '
HEW FIT AID VEGETABLE STORE.
JUST OPENED A GREEN GROCERY
HAVING Market House, corner of Ann and
Broadway street!, where I will keep comtatitly 'on
hand a full line of
FRUITS, VEGETABLES, FBESH FISH,
and everything usually kept in such an establishment,
I would respectfully solicit a share of the public
patronage. H.J. HYDE.
April 25-im, f
Clothing Cleaned & Repaired!
T AM PREPARED TO CLEAN, SCOUR AND
1 repair clothing of nil kinds at the lowest rates and
on short notice. Call and see me on Main street,
opposite Capital Hotel. CHAS..C.
Two Town Lots.
LOTS.jo BY 190 FEET, WELL LOCATED
TWO South trankfnit. lire ollered for sale at a
bargalti. .For lerm apply at this office, mays im
T HAVE OPENED A ROOM ON LEWIS ST.,
I third door from Rodmati & Urc'j dry goods store,
for the sale of
All carriage work sold by me warranted,
apr.i8.tf. 3- - Q"OW.
WOOL! WOOL!! W00LW
ISHxTO PURCHASE too.ooo POUNDS. FOR
w which I will bav the hishest CASH PRICE.
Wool sacks now ready, come and set them
April it, Tioga, Ky.
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NOT AT COST!
The Popular Jeweler, is offering his ' .
Watches, Clocks, Jewelry,
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at prices lower than'the lowest,
FOR OABH O., LY!
Give me call and convince yourselves.
Will not sell at cost, but with a small margin.
NoTicK.rJ'artles leaving their wMchts orjcwelry
with me for repair, mav.rvft.easy hat they will get
them again, . r '
PHILIP SBLBBRT, Jeweler,
mar.a8.3m. 3 St. Clair street, Fankfort, Ky.
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