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Fall fishing lies are now in order.
Sow organize your persimmon parties.
The mornings are now cold enough to
Ouu now depot is still a great ways out
"We added yes, and he replied, and
The Baptist Church at Lexington has
a 2,500 pipe organ,
"Cakve dat 'possum and sweet Haters."
Craddock next week.
Miss "Woodford and the other favorites
got left at Louisville this week.
The Colored Methodist Conference is
in session at Frankfort this week.
Tue comet has a very long white mane
a lid tail, and is visible here at 4 a. m.
Jerome Wood suicided by cutting his
throat in Bracken county, Monday night.
Polk Forsyth sold 15 shares of Deposit
Bank stock Wednesday, at 98 per share.
Dr. Brooks has returned from chasing
the weary hours away, in the mountains.
The sweet perfume of the frying onion
now lingereth long on the chilled autumnal
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Persimmons are in abundance, at
Station, on the M. & L. branch of
the K. C.
Linen dusters, morning-glory vines
and other light vegetables are suffering
"When I sell my hogs" is the bright
spot in the future now now to be looked
Thirteen cases of small-pox and five
deaths, in one family, on Tygart creek,
in Greenup county.
The colored man who "can cut more
corn than anyother living man," is now
preparing his annual lie.
Col. Bob Morrow has joyfully consented
to act as second to Col. "Setter" Ware,
in a duel with the News.
An excursion over the C & 0. to the
Atlantic coast, with round-trip fare $10,
is announced for Oct. 10th.
rirn.i: i? not a citizen now living in
Paris, who lived here seventy years ago,
exec-pt '-Uncle" Joe Stephens.
Prof. E. Amend has sold another of
those celebrated pianos the Emmerson
Upright, to Mrs. Amanda Clay, for her
The survivors of Gen'l Morgan's old
command are called on to meet at the
Court-house in Lexington next Court-day,
The new omnibus line is doing a paying
business. The charges are 25 for passengers,
and 15 for baggage, to all parts
of the citv or suburbs-
Grat Hanley has received another invoice
of fine bred Maltese kittens
from Michigan. Friends wanting cats
are requested to call early.
Friday, Oct. 6th, will be Kentucky
day at the Cincinnati Exposition. The
K. C. will run a special, leaving here at
7. and returning, leave Cincinnati at 12
o'clock at night.
The handsomest tinted specimen oi
photography that has ever met your
eyes, can be seen at Morgan's . gallery.
Miss Eussie Hill, of Lexington, is the
Judge Turney burned the last installment
of the K. C. railroad bonds Saturday,
on which the county had been paying
interest for ihirty years. Had the
county promptly paid the $250,000 voted,
instead of paying $500,000 interest on the
same, she would have saved just half.
Dear, mellow voiced, starry eyed reader,
you wot not how we consider your
cares and struggle against the rugged
road of old time journalism and seek to
make you happy every issue of the News.
We refused the publication of a whole
skilletful of original poetry in this issue.
A Paris man cut off his moustache and
went home the other night while his
wife was ill, and went to bed without her
observing him. Next morning she shook
him and halloed, "Jim ! Jim ! ! is this
you?" Jim replied "yes, this is me,"
but had to show her a crooked finger he
had before she was convinced.
When a man stubbs his toe on the
railroad, he wants damages. Israel Hal-
laday, of Harrison county, fell from a
bridge on the IC. C, and has recovered
$1,000 damages. Now, Noah Porter
wants damages for his wife being run
over and killed while walking across a
bridge. How would it do for the road
to sue Porter for his wife tresspassing on J
S IE 1ML I-W El IE :E ID IS".
RAMS, BOUEBON COUNTY, KENTUCKY: FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 29, 1S82.
Mr. Beecher has raked in $2,000,000
with his brain. A good, tall, bulging
brow and a brain that will give down
like that, are rather to be chosen than a
blind lead, and an easy running cerebellum,
than a stone quarry with a silent
but firm skunk in it.
Bruce Champ, of the Bourbon News, is
the wild and woolly horse of the Kentucky
press, and he can smell a joke
than a jaybird can fly. There are
only two words in the English language
which can describe him, and they are the
words "torn down." Lexington Transcript.
Youbecherlife 1 Now pull on us
through the bank for a speelen
The ladies of the Christian Church
here who are begging funds with which
to put a gingerbread window in the Kentucky
University, are meeting with a
cold-shouldered success, ifoin a few street
observations that came under our eyes
Wednesday. Our citizens think that the
$60,000 endowment fund of that institution
a sufficient sum with which to open
up enough windows for all the institution.
Just as the bottom fell out of the Egyp
tian war, the following soldiers with a
flying banner, were about to offer their
invaluable services to Aribi Bey: W.
Hargis Secrest, A. C. Adair, J. H. For-man,
Ed. Nipper t, Polk Forsyth, Jim
Frank Carr, Major Flowers, Jake
Epperson, Prof Gutzeit, Lee Houston
(ensign), Bill Ficklen, Geo. Shawhan,
Pat Hardin, W. S. Alexander (cousin of
Jeff. Davis), Shiner Hite (commissariat)
and Jim Stewart, acting 4th corporal
Soft words butter no parsnips.
Black stockings that reach 'way up, are
The shriek of the dying bed bug is
heard in the land.
Fifteen thousand trunks left Saratoga
in one day last week.
A little high-kicking on ihe boards
would be relished here now.
When coal goes up, ice goes down.
This is a world of a little justice after all.
Smart young Kentuckians are still
flocking in at the Hot Springs, Arkansas.
Mrs. R. B. Lyle, of Lexington, is the
tfuest of his sister, Miss Blanche Kenney.
Coat sleeves will be worn around the
vraist more than ever the coming winter.
John Watson, Cashier of the Deposit
Bank, Frankfort, died suddenly Sunday
James Hinton and wife have gone to
Cincinnati to spend two weeks with relatives.
Sid Clay and family have moved to
tewn and taken board with Mrs. Kale
Old fraud Grant once visited Flat Rock.
That settles it Flat Eock ought to be
Billy Douglas, of Cynthiana, is behind
the desk at the Walnut Street House,
Lexington trotting races commence
Oct. 10th, and continue the balance of
of the week.
W. H. Anderson, telegraph line repairer
on the K. C. line, is very ill with typhoid
Col. W. W. Baldwin recently bought
$4,800 worth of mules at one whirl, in
Miss Quito and Mr. T. O. Bacco Worm
are packing their trunks to go to that
great over yonder.
Science teaches us that the whale is
neither a fish nor a tadpole but is a
regular bull minner.
Joel Fesler sold one-half of 24 acres of
tobacco to Ben. Morgan for $2, 500 cash.
Mt. Sterling Sentinel.
What horrid frights those broad-brimmed
Texan ranger looking felt hats are
for school girls this fall !
A Boston girl attracted a multitude by
having her shoes blacked just like a man,
in front of the Eevere House.
Point lace stockings are the latest
craze ; but only married men, preachers
and doctors can see the point.
When you find a neglected genius in
the gutter, pick him up and give him
something a drink, for instance.
All kinds of imported cassimeres and
overcoating for gentlemen, are as high as
the fur on a cat's back this season.
Eest your eyes upon the card of invitation
of W. H. Ingles & Co. They have
a new dressmaker with a hard name to
The "Methodist preacher bug" will
differ but little from that of last winter.
About the only difference, it will be worn
a little tighter.
Charles Taylor, of Salt Lick, Lewis
county, died Monday of glanders, contracted
while treating a horse with that
There is a county in Georgia named
Bible, and there are a great many good
aa well as mean things in it.
It is stated that there are already in
use in the United States 220,000 telephones,
and that the number is
the rale of 5,000 per day.
Blonde hair, from the use of drugs,,
now finds but small favor, even in the
eyes of the "peculiar" class who gave it
the first boom into fashion.
The Sweeney and Ditzler debate will
begin at Horse Cave, Oct 3rd. The deacons
of the two churches there will then
don their war habiliments.
The shell-plaited pressed flannel
is now finding a big boom in everv
country town, and is the pronounced
leader in fall wraps of the season.
When you hear a corset stave snap and
a deep noise at the front gate
of nights, it is a sign that they are preparing
to finally separate for the evening.
Sol. Eobertson and Dr. Burroughs
have bought the entire stock of groceries
of B. F. Adair & Son, of Carlisle, and will
take possession of the stock and building
It's an item of great importance to a
man in Kalamazoo, Michigan, to read in
a paper that Miss Stickihthemud, of Flat
Eock, Ky., is visiting her next door
A brigade of young lads and lassies
mounted on ponies, now skip around our
depot every evening with an after-school-hours
delight, much to the admiration of
the passengers on the trains.
We will pay $200 in Confederate money,
for the discovery of a pair of Thomas
kitten comets the size of two tobaccco
hogsheads, in juxtaposition with the
moon. Prepaid telegrams received at all
A powerful number Potent 8, Exchange.
True enough. But the most powerful
number of all is femi 9. Craddock.
Please don't this thing any
The Maroon sausage will be in favor
this winter, as was the case last season in
our best circles. It will be caught up at
the end and tied in a plain knot with
strings of the same.
The largest locomotive ever built has
just been completed at Patterson, New
Jersey, for the central Pacific railroad,
and moro will bo constructed.
Their weight will be sixty -two tons each,
and they have eight driver wheels.
Thursday week the Ingersoll family
had a reunion at Mentor, Ohio. One
hundred and fifty members were present,
but Bob was not among them. He was
in Washington managing the devil's interests
in the Star Eoute business.
How the days come and go ; we scarcely
realize that the year is ours until it has
waxed to midsummer and the midsummer
has coquetiishly waned into autumn.
Life, truly, is a brief span ; years
ago seem as yesterday, and to-morrow is
to-day ere yet we comprehend it's dawning.
A little of laughter and much of
tears and then the night.
The Trader, Turfman, Farmer
300 bushels of seed rye for sale.
4t. Sidney Clay.
It costs $100 as an admission, fee to join
the Cincinnati Horse Guards.
The largest winner at the Lexington
races was Monarch, he carrying off $2,-500.
The largest winner at the .Lexington
races was Monarch. The amount he
won was $5,250.
A Woodford county man has raised
1,500 bushels of onions this year. This
"is enough to bring tears to the eyes of
the most ubdurate."
W. L, Waers, of New Cumberland,
shipped from here Wednesday night, sixteen
Short-horns and three good trotting
horses, for which he paid handsome
Alex. McClintock shipped twenty
Short-horn heifers to J. S. Salamon, of
St. Joseph, Mo., and also four royal blood
Jersey heifer calves to Prof. Mayes, of
Oxford University, Miss., for which he
got the handsome sum of $900. A man
could carry one of them under each
Otto Holstein, who left here to accept
a position in Chicago, on the Breeder's
Gazette, sent us the following telegram
Chicago, Ills. 2stii.
Ed. Bourbon News:
I have made arrangements
whereby the compilation of
Breeder's Stud Book passes Mnto my
hands and will move and edit it in Kentucky.
Leave here next Monday. -
Eev. G. T. Gould has gone to Atlanta,
soliciting for bis school.
Miss Annie Batterton has gone to Lexington
to attend college,
Mrs. Eobt. Miller has gone to the Cincinnati
Exposition this week', taking art
Jamea Colllei' and wife left yesterday,
for Confederate Cross Eoads, Eowan
Will Carpenter sold his farm of 145
acres near Minerva, to Peter Perant, for
$00 per acre.
Charlie Leer, Sam Jame3 and John
Layson are holding "going west" reunions
Ernst Klunker, formerly a barber here,
has located permanently at Nicholasville,
saith the Lexington News.
Misses Lena and Anna Judy, and Nannie
Evans, of Winchester, arrived here
last week to attend college.
Eld. T. M. Myers has just concluded a
meeting in Lewis Couuty in which 44 accessions
were made to the church.
Col. Bob Morrow will renew his acquaintance
here Monday, and will not
give us the shake, for lo, these many
Tom Hall, Emile Vimont, George
Payne and others, have gone to Jellico
Mountain, Tenn., to erect the town of
Mrs. Bob Miller has fourteen pupils in
her art school at the Female College, besides
has a fine class at Prof. Brown's
school at Cynthiana.
Dr. Skillman, of Lexington, was called
to see John Purnell Wednesday, and it was
decided that an operation could not be
risked. He still speaks unfavorable of
the patient's chances.
Mrs. Capt. T. A. Johnston left for Atako,
Tenn., yesterday to join her husband.
They will soon return to Kentucky, and
locate on the railroad now in progress
from Augusta to Ashland.
Jos. A. Grimes has returned from a
ten-days' business trip to Bowling Green
and Bardstown. He says the corn. crops
are immense there, and sales are being
made at $1 .50'per barrel delivered.
Tom Webster, a gay Lothario of the
colored raceo, was announced for matrimonial
tribulations with a Miss Turner,
and the church spread was all arranged
for a night last week, but the cruel Thomas
left his dear anticipated with a large
sized sack to hold and skipped the village
for taller timber.
A postal to the News, from Bob Armstrong,
date Columbus, Texas, Sept. 19th,
says : "My trial which was set for this
date, has been put off by the State, until
the third Wednesday of. March. My
bond was reduced from $5,000 to $4,000.
I am still in jail, having no bondsman
yet. It will be terrible hard on me to
stay in this jail all winter. I am well at
Alex. McClintock will not have a tent
at his silver wedding Oct. 5th, but is
erecting a large temporary dining room
for the special occasion. Four hundred
guests will be prepared for among
whom will be Joe Blackburn and other
men of great prominence. Seidinsticker's
band from Cincinnati, has been engaged
to furnish the music. A series of toasts
will be one of the specialties of the evening.
The ceremony will be performed
anew, by Prof. Shackleford, of the State
University, of Lexington, who performed
the original one, twenty-five years ago.
Two nousES were burglarized last night.
One burglar, a white man, was caught in
Dr. Buck's house.
ON SATURDAY, SEPT. 30TH,
at 3 o'clock, p. m., I will sell to the highest
bidder, one frame house of four room,
on Main Cross Street, beyond Freight
Depot. A. R. Thornton.
J. K Caldwell.
Wood For Sale,
1 have 300 cords of wood which I will
sell and deliver in Paris or anywhere in
it's suburbs, on liberal terms.
I also run two wagons and two carts,
and solicit hauling. Builing stone and
paving rock furnished in any quantity.
W.H.H. JOHNSON, f D.D.CONWAY
Prop'r. W.B. CONWAY
One square from railroad depot. GOOD
LIVERY STABLE ATTACHED. The
kindest attention given and guests made
Good Sample Rooms. A table filled
with all the delicacies of the season.
BATES SEASONABLE. .
tiVXlMLMM.J tt.'r'.Vrl ,",
FALL OF 1882.
h J. dn$iU$ (3., SariS, y.
mil be pleaiedia im you ut ihtip
8le6ativ JroveUiti, oodt,
SUM, fa., on Fr4day and sSai
iitduy, jdefit Qth mid SOih.
Jiundiome diiplay tf iuiti
made by our Jliiitt, JtUu Slla
)e aJllanh, of Jfw Zfonfi.
B. F. WALTER,
JESA set of TEETH for $10: Gold
ifilling for $1. All work guaranteed.
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J. Jl, L.LL.IL,
BAKER and CONFECTIONER,
AND DEALER IX
Choice Brands of Cigars and Tobacco
French and American Candies.
LEBER'S Cincinnati Lager Beer an Braughtra
Main Street, raris, Kentucky.
JAS. A. McCANN,
Granite and Marble.
Third. St., Maysville, Kentucky.
'Kimmy' Kimurougii, Jas. S. Huff.
KIMBROUGH & HUFF, Pkop's.
Large and Commodious Sample Rooms
on first floor for commercial men. Baggage
transferred to and from the depot
free of charge.
mpBphIP Tin nil
Grand Opera Bnild'g"
GEO. W. DAVIS,
Window Shades, Carpets, Oil
Cloths, Mattresses, &c,
U Special Attention Given to
Undertaking and Repairing.
Main Street, Paris, Ky.
PHAKES T. THROOP,
CARLISLE, - - KY.
Office over B. F. Adair's grocery.
A. LA IT ELY,
Calls particular attention of. the farmers
and horsemen, to the fact that he
is now prepared to put up,
FINE HARISTESS and SADDLES
a specialty. Will sell at lower figures
than heretofore for CASH. Special attention
paid to repairs.
T kp.fvn p.onstantlv on hnnrl n Inrae sfonk
I of whips, collars, trace-chains, and every
thing pertaining to tho trade.
:o:i:ara,232L :s ;i33trfc,
Represents Hartford Fire-, Bowlintv
Green and Maysville Masonic Life Coxn
Attorney at Law,
Will practice in the courts of Nicholas
and adjoining counties. Special and
prompt attention given to collections
Mrs. Jans Purnell, j Jno. R. Purnell,
Table and rooms second to no country
hotel in the State.
JS&'X.arire arid weH fnrnSfini!
Sample Itooms lor Commercial
Good Livery Stable attached, igelgi
to all who have patronized the Kous
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KY. CENTRAL E. k
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Shortest and Quickest )
Tickets to all points
WOESH, BAST AJSD WES35.
Special Kates to EMIGRANTS.
For further particulars, apply to
Fkank Caije. Paris. Ky.
O. L. BROWN, Gen'l Passenger Ao$,
Time Table in Effect since Mayll4, '2.
L' ve Covington... S:00 a m and 2:45 p ft
Arr. Paris 11:25 a rn and 6:05 p w
L've Lexington..- 7:30 a.m and 5:00 p m
Arr. Paris 8:25 a m and 5:55 p aa
L've Maysville.... 5:45 a m and 12:30 p ia
Ait. Paris 8:25 a m and 3:09 pin
L've Paris for
Maysville 6:30 a m and 5:50 p m
&&" Richmond Express runs daily.
(GREEN CHEATHAM, Pkop'r.)
One Square from Railroad Depot All
Baggage transferred to and fro, free e
LIVERY STABLE ATTACHE
COLLIER & SHARP,
JAMES M. COLLIER,
Broadway, - - - Millersbuig
ESFI also have a saw mill at Licking
Station, on the K. C. railroad. an;d caa
nil all orders for cut lumber "at lowest maiv
ket prices. I will move the mill to any
locality where a sufficient number of log!
for a yard can he established. '
A fuil stock of Lumber kept constancy
on hand at thia point.
T. V. HALL,
formerly of Cincincnati.
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EgT Designs, Drawings and Specifications
including Costs on all Architecture
and Machinery, furnishd accurately and
, A E 9
Importer and dealer in
ITALIAN MARBLE, SCOTGH,
AND NATIVE GRANITE
&c, &c, &c.