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Circuit Court -will commence Monday.
The late freeze killed most of the
Tub Mayor and new Council were
sworn in Tusday night
Many farmers say their wheat is damaged
by the late freezes.
Work will begin on the street railway
of Lexington, on May 1st.
Sells Bros.' will only make six stops
in the State with their great show.
A Cynthiana girl asked Mr. Barnes if
he could remove freckles by annointing.
It is about settled that the Capital will
not be removed from Frankfort this
Geo. Dorsey now occupies his brother
Ammi's position as clerk, at Tom Bash-ford's.
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Peas that were a foot high, are now
flat on the ground so says Frank Reni-
ington of his.
Now that the fruit has been thoroughly
killed, we may look for some July weather
in a few days.
All passenger trains on the K. C. leave
Lexington now from the new depot of the
Big Sandy road.
A pleasant place for rent. Two, large
rooms and kitchen. Apply to- John Ga-p
When a circus misses going to Carlisle,
that show hasn't read and' obeyed the
teachings of the circus bible.
George Everett, of Mt. Sterling, has
been appointed Inspector of convict labor,
.at a salary of $1,500 per annum.
Barnes is scooping in the converts now
at Cynthiana. Thirty-eight joined Wednesday
night, and a large drove last night.
The Lexington Telephone Company
has petitioned the City Council the privilege
of erecting poles through ourstreets.
The little daughter of Chas. Jenkins,
Was fatally burned at Lexington Wednesday,
by her clothes taking fire from a
Coup's circus is billed for Southern
Kentucky the latter portion of this month,
and will strike this point about the 10th
Governor Crittenden, like a sheep-killing
dog, has skulked away to Washington
city, for fear Frank James will
put it on him.
Brother Barnes is like whisky -he improves
with age. He has been preaching
much better sermons this week than he
did last. Cynthiana News.
There were six preachers out to hear
Bro. Barnes Monday afternoon and night
four Baptist, one Methodist and one
Christian. Cynthiana News.
The Cincinnati Times-Star proposes to
send a Gatline cun down to the citizens
of Nicholasville, so that she can put down
a gang of roughs that are depredating
Ed. Collier, of near Millersburg, who
had been suffering with a slight attack of
pneumonia for several days, took a hemorrhage
of the lungs last night, and bled
The funeral of Miss Mary Mitchell, who
died near Headquarters Wednesday,
where she was teaching school, took place
yesterday at the Presbyterian church,
with the Rev. Mr. Rutherford, the officiating
There was more drunkenness and
in Cynthiana last Sunday than has
been for years. The excursion train
brought a large crowd of roughs, but home
talent as well as strangers imbibed too
freely. Cynthiana News.
There is a man in Paris so mean and
stingy that he boils two bone buttons in
a pint of water. This gruel lasts him ex
actly one month. He has used the buttons
so long that he has boiled all the
holes out of them. It is hardly necessary
to mention his name, everybody
At the meeting of the new city officers
Tuesday night, the old officers were reelected,
and the salary of Marshal
was raised from $700 to $750; Deputy
Marshal Hugh Henry's salary was
raised from $550 to $600. "Shiner" Hite,
the janitor, will continue to build fires,
carry water and sweep out for $50 per annum.
James Hinton, the florist, calls attention
of the public, to nature's .most beautiful
and perfect ljandiwork flowers and
ornamental plants ; and desires to state
that he will keep constantly on hands
during the season, a complete stock of
goods in that line, at the lowest city prices,
at his old stand, in the Henderson
Was It According: ToHoyle?
Two weeks ago, the Mayor of
Paris authorized the City Conucil
to receive bids from the city newspapers,
for publishing the annual
report of the different officers. The
Kentuckian, Citizen and News
sent in sealed bids Monday night.
Before these bids were opened a
motion was put and carried by
Councilman Henry Butler, that
that the Council reserve the right
to reject all the bids if it saw
proper. The bids were then opened,
and that- of the Kentuckian
was $50 ; the Citizen $40 ; and the
News $38. 50 ; Councilman Butler
then proposed that all be rejected,
and at the same time announced
that the editor of the Citizen had
verbally made an offer to take the
job at $26. The Mayor then appointed
a committee composed of
Councilman Butler and D. S.
Parrish, to visit the three . offices
the next day, and let the job to the
lowest bidder. On Tuesday afternoon
it came to the ears of che
News, that the job had been let to
the Citizen office, and the copy
had been called for. We at once
called on Parrish, and asked how
that was? that we had been informed
that our bid was the lowest,
and that the Citizen had gotten
the job. He answered that the job
had been let to the Citizen, be
cause a verbal bid had been considered
by himself and Butler. We
protested that an injustice had
been rendered us, by the committee
calling at but the one office for
a second bid, and he allowed us to
make a second bid, claiming then,
that the contract was n't sealed
with the Citizen. We made a second
bid, of $23, and requested the
privilege of another whack, in Case
that this was underbid. That was
the last that we heard of the matter,
until at the Council meeting
that night, when Butler announced
to the new Board that the job
had been let to the Citizen, at
While there was neither business
nor equity in that peculiar way of
doing business, we claim that in
justice to the News, we had a right
to make as many bids as the Citizen,
and the Committee had no
right to presume that we would
not bid it down to a cipher, and
offer a premium too. But, it seems,
as the Citizen opened it's mouth
first, orally, and as a consequence,
that gave the News the last whack
at the pie, even though one thousand
bids were to pass between
the two (the Kentuckian
all the time being totally ignored,)
it was not intended for the
News to receive fair treatment at
the hands of the committee.
If this a fair specimen of the city
government, regarding equity and
business qualifications of its officers,
the News should be heartily
seconded in a call for reformation,
and a knuckling down to a business
that renders justice between
man and man.
At a public sale of Jesse James' effects
the other day, about $10 worth of old
rubbish brought almost $200. The outlaw's
dog, a very common animal, brought
$15 ; the chair on which he was standing
when shot, $7; five other plain cane
chairs, $2 each; a half dozen stone china
plates, $1 each; a half dozens saucers, 50
cents each; knives and forks, $1 each; an
old wash basin, $4 75; the duster the
outlaw was brushing off the picture with
at the fatal moment, $5; a worthless
jack-knife, $4; an old satchel, $21; a wash
stand, $11; a crippled revolver, $17; a
a pair .of old mits, $2. Many other articles
brought similar prices.
Sunday night at least one thousand
people gained admission into the hall
while hundreds were unable to even get
to stand and hear the speaker. There
were ten confessions and threesannointed.
At Phil Kidd's great horse sale Wednesday,
fifty-seven horses sold for a total
of $19,075. The highest priced animal
was Voltaire, at $4,400.
"While driving out to the Kidd sale at
Lexington, yesterday, the Offutt mare
kicked and broke Geo. McCarney's leg
j below thokaee.
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VOL. i. PARIS, BOURBON COUNTY, KENTUCKY: FRIDAY, APRIL, 14, 1882. NO. 12-
tfhe soldier who shot at Guiteau is
no free Mason.
Its about time Guiteau was preparing
his farewell address.
Stubborn clients build fine houses, bui
the lawyers always live in them.
The Jesse James hat will be the nest
love-of-a-thing on the market.
ftorth Middletown college girls have
donned their white sun-bonnets.
The combinations of black and white,
in vogue twenty years ago, are revived.
The latest agony in the bustle resembles
&:big pin-cushion under a window
If Jesse James got to heaven, he's the
first bold, bad man that ever got the drop
A Southern exchange says that Mr.
Barnes annointed Craddock with the oil
Young ladies in the South have dropped
thed pug-nosed dog as a pet and taken
up the alligator.
As there are thirty old maids at Versailles,
that would be a good place for a
State hen convention.
Pale blue gingham dresses with raspberry-red
embroidery will give May day
a cool and refreshing look.
Quite a number of our widows have
discarded long dresses and heavy veils,
and now go lighter in all respects.
Linseed oil, turpentine and resin, is
good to clean old furniture, and will
give a newly-varnished appearance.
Clifton E. Breckenridge, youngest son
oi tne late jonn j. JBrecKennage, is a
candidate for Congress, in Arkansas.
said one little flower to
another. Oh, Johnnie-jump-up and let's
climb Jake's ladder, replied the other.
A little girl in Cincinnati jumped a
rope 300 times and died last Tuesday.
Look out, little girls, this is bad sport.
Your aunt Dolly Varden will visit all
thesequestured haunts this Spring,dressed
in cheap calico and
If Frank James has the man about him
that we think he has, he will plug the
Governor of Missouri, and then die in his
Frank James has written a letter to
the Memphis Appeal, threatening vengeance
on the murderer of his brother
Kentucky people will never get down
to bed-rock economy until they learn the
value of the humble penny, and a strict
A ducky little widow of this city, re
ceived a present of a goose egg from her
sweetheart, and now she calls him a gosling
of a fellow.
Miss Marie Barnes received twenty
marked State papers in one day, containing
the Bourbon News' "Origin of
Praise the Lord."
A red velvet parasol would look well
at a circus besides it would match the
lemonade so well, They will hardly be
worn on the streets here.
Billy Shaw's property near the mill,
would make a nice little garden of
Eden because he has A-dam, and a fine
lot of snakes to begin on.
Among the confessions at Cynthiana
Saturday night were Eli Gossett, "W. J.
Grinnan, A. T. Reese, M. V. Bridwell, L.
H. Dills and W. K. Griffith.
Mrs. Ida Greely Smith, eldest daughter
of Horace Greely, died of diptheria, Tuesday,
in New York. She was the wife of
Col. Nicholas Smith, of Kentucky.
Ducky-darlings with twelve crocks of
New Jerusalem geraniums and Jesse
James double-busted roses, now take up
two seats on all trains leaving this city.
Two dozen lemonade verbenas and six
bushes now greet the happy husband,
to be carted in and out doors twice a day.
Dress skirts are wider this season. They
measure two and a half yards around at
the bottom. The draperies are more
boaffant and elaborate than last season.
A good way to kill the smell of sauerkraut
while cooking, is to rub the stove
off with a pole-cat skin. If that isn't effectual,
burn a piece of Limberger
James C. Ernst, now traveling passenger
agent'forthe Chesapeake & Ohio road,
passed through here Tuesday afternoon.
He says that most of his time will be
spent in the South,
A News reporter hid under a dry goods
box, heard a married woman tell her single
sister, that the reason Mrs. ol
this precinct got anointed, was because
she had no little boys or girls at her
Jeff. Davis' daughter who has just finished
her education in Europe, and has
has been formally received in New Orleans
society as a "yunS lady," has been
abroad so long that shespeaks with a
a slight foreign accent.
Jesse James' mother, while at the burial
of the great bandit, said, "My dear hoy
Jee80 is better off today in heaven than
hevwouldbe here with us." This is a
vei?y consoling thought to those who don't
expect to go to heaven.
Canary birds will be fashionable again
this Spring. They will be wdrh on the
back porch,, in, ,the dinihg room, bed room,
front windowj and in the cat's mouths.
The lady who is not able to own a dozen
should be sent to the poor houser
A very "happy" but "boisterous" crowd"
got off at Paris last Sunday. The boys
went over to see "Barnes" and evidentlv
goftoo much "religion." They fired their
hats out of the car windows, and played
"smash" generally. Lexington News.
The above is a mistake; our boys are
all church members.
'Now if Governor Blackburn will only
hire Capt. Tom Henry shot in the back
of the head for getting drunk, then the
Governor of Kentucky might be permitted
to say something to the Governor of Missouri,
all the same that the Governor cf
North Carolina did to the Governor of
The Rev. H. M. Scudder, of Fleming
county, has returned from Pine Bluff,
Ark., where he has been assisting Rev.
J. A Dickson in conducting a protracted
meeting. There were thirtythree persons
added to the Presbyterian Church,
and a few converts were made who will
go to other chnrches. The series of
meetings were conducted so successfully
that a neighboring church was called into
requisition, so as to accommodate the
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Great Three-Ring Exhibition,
Under the Six Largest Tents
Ever Erected, Coming: in a
This extraordinary combinatoin of Six
Enormous Railroad Shows, and whose
announcements are causing the public to
await its coming in anxious expectation,
will positively reach Paris, Tuesday, Apr.
25th. The single fact that this Colossal
Combination requires four more tents
than any other existing show, will bear
irrefutable testimony to it's comparative
immensity, and to the reflecting mind
comes the enigma How can a combination
so vast, and one requiring, for its
daily expenditure, such a necessarily
enormous outlay of money, ever take
enough money at its doors to make its
linancial success a certainty r Y e give
it up ! But from the nerve its plucky
managers evince in assembling and putting
before the people a show of such unprecedented
magnitude, it would seem
that they are strong in the belief that
there is no limit to public patronage,
when features are piled on features and
novel attractions are massed in such astounding
proportions, as the union of
their various popular amusement ventures
have enabled them to accomplish.
Their entertainment is, from necessity,
a three ring-show ; for the fact must
be patent to eyerybody, that they could
not crowd their many acts into a single
ring during the limited hours devoted to
performancos ; were they to do so it
would require nine hours, instead of
three, in which to give their exhibition.
Then, again, the main pavilion, under
which the ring performances are given, is
so stupendous in its diameter and circumference,
that the objects would appear
diminutive without the aid of an opera
glass, and the spoken words would be
lost in space.
A cotemporary, speaking of the seven
trained stallions, which appear among
the ring attractions, says, "One is a noble
Percheron, and the heaviest performing
horse in the world, yet is graceful
and a- beautiful picture; two are coal-black
(Black Eagle stock), one is an
and one a Gray Eagle. They
are the handsomest horses and do the
most astonishing act ever seen in a ring."
The Colorado cattle are also mentioned
as being perfect in their training, and
the pair of Hippopotami are spoken of
as being the largest and best living specimens
ever exhibited in America. It is
believed that the female will bring forth
young during the present tenting season.
Should such be the case, the trio will
form the most interesting zoological feature
$ f S5
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The Trader, Turfman, Farmer
A car-load of fine Illinois seed corn-both
white and yellow, for sale by R. B.
Hutchcraft. 2 1.
Dan Lamarter, of Kansas City, has purchased
Wild Moor, a famous Texas racer,
son of Longfellow, for $1,800.
An Indiana man bought a fine horse
from Charlie Clarke, at Millersburg, and
was very much surprised that Clarke
didn't charge him for staying all night,
as was the custom out in his section of
Henry Owens is confident that
win the Distillers' Stake. At
least he says so, and everybody knows
he gives up all the secrets of his stable.
Dud Crouch, of the "pocket" of this
county has jiist returned from Breathitt
and other mountain counties Where
he has been buying cattle. He says
that they are scarce, poor, and high
pricedi Also, says that the bad men of
that section embraced him, and called
1 FASHlOlt BOTING BTAiAlOtf
By RYSDYK'S HAMBLETdNiAtt.
.First dam, Eosedale, by Sayre's Harry
Second dam, Orange Co. Mare, by Prince
Third dam, Miranda, a running mare
Will be permitted io serve" a limited
number of mares the ensuing season, beginning
April 1st and ending September
1st, 1882, at
$50 To Insure a Irving Colt.
The money due when the mare is
known to be in foal, or when the owner
parts with her. At the time of service
a note will be required, which in event of
the mare not proving in foal will be returned.
Due care will be exercised to prevent
accidents or escapes, but no responsibility
will be assumed tor any that may occur.
Good stabling and pasturage provided
for mares from a distance, and at reasonable
He will be located at my farm, on the
Clay & Kiser turnpike, six miles from
Paris, Bourbon county, Ky., two miles
from Kiser Station, Kentucky Central
For further particulars address
KELLER THOMAS, Paris, Ky.
Hemp Seed For Sale.
James M. Hutsell, of the Millersburg
precinct, has 100 bushels of pure Buford
hemp seed for.
Pure Helm and Buford Hemp Seed,
for sale, by T. I. Brent.
mm 111 lm
PAID UP CAPITAL, $53,700.
Conducts a General Banking Business.
tSf Special attention to collections, and
remittances promptly made to all parts of
the United States, Canada or Europe.
A. G. Stitt, R. TARR,
W.H.H. JOHNSON, D.D.CONWAY
Prop'r. W.B. CONWAY
One square from railroad depot GOOD
LIVERY STABLE ATTACHED. Tho
kindest attention given and guests made
Good Sample Rooms. A table filled
with all the delicacies of the season.
JAS. A. McCANN,
Granite and Marble.
Third St., Maysville, Kentucky.
Grand Opwa Building,
GEO. W. DAVIS,
Window Shades, Carpets, Oil
Cloths, Mattresses, &c.,
fi Special Attention Given to
Undertaking and Repairing.
Main Street, Paris, Ky.
(GREEN CHEATHAM, Prop'r.)
One Square from Railroad Depot All
Baggage transferred to and fro, free of
IilVBRY STABLE ATTACHED
Trefouesse Glove Cleaner, hetter than
Benzine, for cleaning kid gloves, silks
J anft satins, for sale at Brooks drug stbre.
JL. GS-. JBtitt, 3. 33,
Medicine & Surgery
Offies adjoining Deposit Bank,
Represents Hartford Fire, fiewlinj
Green and Maysville Masonic life Ocas
3?- ., G-Xi:Es:Kr:Rr
Attorney at Law,
Will practice in ihb eourla of Niohoka
and adjoining counties. Special and
prompt attention given to collections. "
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Mbs. Jae Pubhell, J Xko. R. Fuiamg
Table and rooms second to no eouniw
hotel in the State.
JvLarge and well fnrnjsrwud ,
Sample Rooms for Cbmmetoi&f
Good Livery Stable attached. Eafc
to all who have patronised the hose.
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KY. CENTRAL E. B.
Shortest and Quickest
Tickets to all poinds
NORTH, EAST AjST WEST.
Special Rates to EBHGRA3CTS.
For further particulars, apply to
Frank Oarr. Paris. Ky.
C. L. BROWN, Gen'l Passenger Agt.,
Time Table in Effect Since March 13th.
L've Lexington..7:30 a. m. and 2:15 p.m,
L've Maysville...5:45 a. m. and 12:30 p. m.
Leave Paris 8:20 a. m. and 3:05 p. m.
L've Cynthiana 8:55 a. m. and 3:40 p. m.
L've Falmouth 10:00 a. m. and 4:46 p. m.
Arr Cincinnati 11:45 a. m. and 6:30 p. m.
Leave Lexington 4:35 p. m. Arrive at
Mavsville at 8:15 p. m.
Free Parlor Car leave Lexington at 2:15
p. m. and Cincinnati at 2 p. m.
PHARES T. THROOP,
CARLISLE, - - KY.
Office over B. F. Adair's grocery.
I hereby forwarn all persons, that my
farm is poated, and all trespassers cither
hunting or fishing on my premises will
be prosecuted to the extent of the law.
My friends will please not ask the privilege,
of violating my positive resolution.
COLLIER & SHARP,
JAMES I. COLLIER,
lumber, an am,
Broadway, - - - Millersburg.
V5 also have a saw mill at Licking
Station, on the K. C. railroad, al can
fill all orders for eut lumber at lowest market
prices. I will move the mill to any
locality where a sufficient number of 'logs
for a yard can be established.
A f nil stock of Lumber kept constantly
on hand at this point
Made of Tennessee Timber and
Tennessee Iron 1
Best Wagon on Wheels
OLIVER CHILLED, HILLSIDE,
FOR SALE, BY
JAMES M. ROBY,
Millersburg, - - - - Kentucky.
Also agent for Ball's Tobacco Screw.