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VOL. I. PARIS, BOURBON COUNTY, KENTUCKY: TUESDAY, JANUARY 16, 1883. NO.93.
Babbits are badly wanted in this .market.
It rained 124 days in Kentucky last
Tub Bourbok News -was two yean old
. Only four burials in cemetery
Lost A good deal of sunshine during
the past four weeks.
Work has commenced on the K. 0.
depot at "Winchester.
There ase seventeen groceries in Paris,
and only one post-office.
The "Jolly. Patbaadwrsi' are billed for
Maysville Friday night,
Lexington and Fayetie county' have
spent $2,-690,000 for railroads.
Saiukday must have been a fat day,
because it was a very slick one.
Beard's Minstrels on the 27th, and
Havlin's Fogg Ferry Co., on Feb. 1..
Court adjourned Friday evening, after
getting in a very solid week's work.
The Mexican War Veterans will meet
in Richmond, Ky., on the 22d of
When our tobacco men sell their crops,
money will be easier in the bluegrass
A Chicago firm is buying turkey feathers
in Lexington, at forty cents pr
"Sluggers" have made their appearance
in Lexington, and commenced depredations.
In the past year the people of Kentucky
wrote 14,581,008 letters, or 8.84
letters per person.
The Central Kentucky Medical Association
will meet in Dan vile, Ky., Wednesday,
Jim Williams, col'd, was arrested
Sunday as a participant in the Bonrbon
House safe robbery.
Two tramps and a pet bear formd a
part of the street attractions at Bowling
Green one day last week.
The Louisville, Evansville and St.
Louis Railro. d has been purchased by
the Chesapeake and Ohio.
The present cold snap is likely to be of
short duration. A warm -wave is
approaching from the West.
The Bon. Chas. Offutt is announced
in this isfueas a candidate for re-election
to the House of Representatives.
Hiram Borby, of Frankfort, sustained
pamful injuries by a heavy timber falling
on his head, at Hermitage distillery.
"Itjis one of the finest and most attractive
entertainments ever given in this city.
"Scraps"is inimitable." Louisville Post.
The Kentucky Union and the Kentucky
Central railroads have decided to
use the same bed from Paris to Winchester.
Dr. Fritts, of Centerville, has a Brahma
rooster that weighs 16 pounds said
to be the largest chicken in the United
O. 8. Moors, a farmer of this precinct,
drew tbe $5 Gold Holiday Prise given on
overcoats and clothing, by J. L. Taylor &
Co., on the 10th.
Mr. Huntington" has issued imperative
orders to push tracklaying on. the
K. C. extension with the utmost speed
all along the line.
Pete McCatay, a rock-breaker for
John Brannon, -was tried Saturday on a
writ of lunatica inquirendo, and found to
be of unsound mind.
The Kentucky University at Lexington
has disposed of "Woodlands," comprising
110 acres, to the Woodland Park
Association for $40,000.
A new firm has been started up town,
having in stock only a barrel of brooms,
an empty mackeral kit, two bars of soap
and a meal sack of wind.
The few people in Paris who inadvertently
failed to subscribe for the News for
1883, should attend to the matter at once
and get it off their minds.
Mt. Sterling has no public school,
although it is a prosperous little city of
2,000 inhabitants, and is very progressive
in all other points of business.
An artillery company is being formed
among the cadets of the State College at
Lexington. They will use a
from the State Arsonal.
Sixtkkn members of a band of regulators
baye been arrested near "fVest
Liberty, Morgan county. Some dark
deeds are likely to be developed.
Stonms is the chief skating resort now.
Lutuxr has rented the Stoker
Hotel property at Buddies Mills, and
Mr. Stoker and family will return to
Vennor says that by February 2d the
gloom of winter will be dissipated, although
there will b plenty of rough
weather after that.
A Newhoff, one our leading dry goods
.merchants, presented each of his clerks
-with $25 in token of respect for their
faithfulness during the past year.
Thb Richmond Herald says: "There
is no use 'cussin' the side-walk mud.
Praise and wade on. The remedy
lies in next Summer Vheat.""
Thursdat night Paducali was shaken
by an earthquake that lasted 45 seconds,
thejpeople were dreadfully frightened and
ran out into the streets in their night
A great cocking main between Louisville
and New York birds will be fought
in the latter city about the middle of
February. The stakes are 1,000 on the
main and $100 on the battle.
Judge Matt Turney and G. C. Lock
hart will go to Washington City, on
Thursday next. It is thought that the
Judge is a "dark horse," and that Lock-hart
is on a "still hunt" for office.
There has'nt been a wild turkey in
Bourbon county for over forty years, yet
there has been 200 of them shipped from
Paris to New York during the past season
(they were black tame ones.)
All bids for the erection of the new
court house at Lexington, were rejected
the otker day, on account of being too
high. The plan and specifications will
be altered and new bids received.
John Throckmorten, who has had
a position of watching ooal oars for the
Paris merchants, left yesterday to take
charge of conductor J. W. Throckmorten's
farm, as overseer, at Boyd's Station.
During a bloody fight in Leach's
at Frankfort, Colonel Robert
P. Pepper was knocked through a window,
and C. Shulinski, a cigar maker was
beaten over the head with a billiard-cue.
A drummer, giving his opinion of the
towns in Kentucky that he had visited,
said Ricnmond had more fine chnrches
and less religion, and fewer bar-rooms
and more whisky than any town he knew
James Cain has returned from
Iowa, and will remain until
after his brother Bob's marriage, which
will take place at Columbus, Ohio, about
Feb. 1st., when the bride and groom will
probably go to IoWa also.
A Man from Norjh Missouri has shipped
140 hives of bees to Floaida, to spend
the winter. It cost him one dollar per
hive to ship them, and he calculates on
getting seven dollars worth of honey
from each hive in the Spring.
Nashville Banner: The present con
dition of the State Treasury will prevent
any of the members drawing their salary
for some time to come and tnen there
ig only a little over $6,000 on hand, and
that wontt pay off lor ten day's seivice.
WANTsn: A ferocious black bear to
tie out in our back yard, for the special
destruction of book agents and other unbearable
bores. He must be trained to
walk up-right into the office at the tinkling
of a bell, and pounce upon his prey,
without a word of warning.
It was pretty freely remarked on the
streets of Paris last week by the solid and
worthy element of Bourbon's citizens,
that the Bourbon News has done more
good to the county toward the strict arraignment
of crindnals than any motive
power heretofore known in the county.
Milly McElroy, a colored woman, in
Elizabethtown, has reached the ripe old
age of 102 years. She has a daughter
living, vrho is 82 years old. Lindy
Field, another colored woman, living in
the same place, is 107 years old. The
old girls once fought about hauling
George Washington on a sled.
Polk Forsyth, whilst discoursing one
of his most infatuating yarns to Neal
Harvey, Dan Earlywine, Craddock and
others at the Bourbon House Sunday,
suddenly dispersed his circle of admiring
hearers by the loaded cigar which he was
smoking, going off with a terrible flash.
Polk was as badly demoralized as the
balance of them.
The ''Merry Pathfinders ar billed for
our Opera House Saturday night next.
Everyone who saw their "Scraps" here
last fall, was perfectly infatuated with the
troupe and play. They will appear in
''Scraps" again, introducing new features
rill the way through. Smith & Theopold
will appear in a wonderful musical sketch,
introducing performances on over twenty
A Miss is a good as a smile, if not a
An Indiana man has been whipping
his wife for snoring.
Score Wallace Gruello one. He says.
'Gambetta dollar and lost."
A flirt's heart is like an omnibus. It
always has room for one more.
L. J rank banqueted his clerks at the
Bourbon House Saturday night, in royal
Brutus Turner, and J. W. Bell, of Richmond,
Ky., are spending a few days; in
Brafn is the impelling force oftheferection of. a: new cburcrl
world, and thought is the symbol of
"Whoop-up" is the very appropriate
name of a border ruffian whisky village
Those who commune much with their
own hearts will often have, occasion to
chide thnm. v
A social party and dance was held at
the residence of .John W. Wilcox, last
Mrs. Lillie Langtry, thus far in her
American" engagement, has netted up
ward of $80,000.
There were 48 marriage licenses issued
to whites in Clark county last year and
67 to colored tolks.
Gen. Sanger, editor of the Kev West,
Fla., Democrat, is only 20 years old and
A Texrsman 80 years old has just died
from lockjaw caused by a wound roceived
while fooling with a toy pistol.
Men are guided less by conscience
than by glory; and yet the shortest way
to glory is to be guided by conscience.
Tl'e way t$ net rich in this world is to
save what you make. When you make
a fool of yourself don't give it away.
The "Oriental Order of Humility" is
the name of a new humane society recently
organised at Madisonvillo.
Lots of girls who have ducks to sell,
dispose ot them at very poor prices on a
credit, in the first market they come to.
A Milwaukee woman has kept a kettle
of boiling water on the stove for the past
twenty-two j'ears in order to scald burglars.
The Bourbon News proposes to
issue a Sundav edition. Bruce
Champ's piety is of that irrepressible
sort that requires a vent Breckinridge
One hundred and ten people were
married in Christian county in the
month of Deoember 38 white and 72
Dr. Wild, of Toronto, announces that
Adam was sevon feet tall. We don't be
lieve that the Dr. knows A-dam thin
Di. Wm. A. McDonald, of Lynn, Mass
has sued Rev. Patricff Strain for 10,000
damages, for advising people not to employ
Mr, Robt. Sandusky left to-day for
Greensburg, Iud. Rumor says he will
bring back a life partner with him.
A New York girl has made $140,000
by an oil transaction. A can of it blew
her rich aunt square into the doors of the
Some people are always looking for the
bad, and of course, always find it. Then
insist on carry iag the heavy end of the
log all through life.
The absence of legitimate employment
has propably made more gamblers than
avarice, rnoro drunkeness than thirst,
and as many suicides as despair.
Have the courage to show your respect
for honesty in whatfrer guise it appears,
and your contempt for dishonesty and
duplicity, by whomsoever exhibited.
Good humor is the clear blue sky of
the soul, on which every star of talent
will shine more clearly, and the sun oi
genius encounters no vapors in its passage.
On the day that a divorce was granted
to Mrs. Perkins, a Kansas woman, she
was lying dead in the house, and the
body of her husband was hanging to the
limb of a tree.
Faith makes a Christian, life proves
him, trials confirm him, and death
crowns him. There are many who want
the crown at the beginning rather than
at the end of their journey.
It was Dr. Payne, of Richmond, Va.,
who "struck Billy Patterson," in the year
1S52. He had been to a Medical Association,
and on coming home at night with
several physicians, Billy was drunk and
annoying and needed striking.
A new society jnay has been instituted
here, called '"p'osaum pie." Two ladies
and gents fiitnoar each other and pull the
corners of a rumpled handkerchief, the
lady and gent holding opposite corners
being required to kiss. It has a good
deal of kissing mixed up in it.
Fine Ice is now being gathered here.
' Ben Thomason is ill with pneumonia.
Millersburgers will form a colony in
Charlie Clarke is in the tobacco-prizing
Several new scholars have been added
to the Female College.
The old fashioned credit system is the
daily ruination of our dead town. A
poor man can't live here, and a rich one
is a fool if he does.
John Mock says that when ho sold a
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portion of his lot to the Baptists for the
Bob McClelland not to sing.
, Geo. P. Dudley, who married Miss Annie
Wallace, late of this place, has bought
a stock of goods and gone into business
at Battle Run, Fleming county.
The News invades two-thirds of the
happy households in this precinct. If
you desire to inform the precinct of any
little business notice, you can do so in
one day s Lime, at the cost of about fifty I
John B. Yimont and Ed. McArdle loft
this morning for Jellico Mountain, Term,
on a hunting expedition. The bears,
deer and turkeys will, flee unto the
mountains of Hopsedam, and the
will smile on the reception of
W. S. Taylor, who has been a citizen of
our town for 23 years, and for a long time
associated with Jno. T. Hinton in the undertaking
business, left this morning for
Versailles, where ho will go into the undertaking
business with Dr. McLeod, formerly
of this placo.
Dyspepsia, heart-burn, nausea, indigestion,
etc., aro always relieved bv Brown's
The Trader, .Turfman, Farmer
Cats sell at $10 each in Nevada mining
W. J. Debaun, of Perryville, has 65
Spring lambs alreadj'.
Corn land is renting in Clark county at
$10 per acre, and grass land at $3.20. on
From 6 to 10 cents are the best figures
on sales of new tobacco in Fleming county.
The Prince of Wales riominotes Iro
quois for the Stockbridge Cup next season.
A hog weighing 850 pounds was slaughtered
at the Chicago Stock Yards Saturday.
Bo wen & Co. have sold to J. G. Gass,
Danville, Ky., a three-year-old race horse
A bunch of New York cattle weighing
1,600 pounds, sold for $92 30 in Boylo
county last week.
Owensboro has twenty-three tobacco
factories, and only eight are in
operation at present.
The new jockey club of Chicago has
raised over three hundred thousand
dollars by subscription.
A bunch of 16 cattle weighing 1,500
pounds, was sold in Fayette last week at
$5.50 per hundred weight.
A Fayette county man has a Jersey
cow two years old, whose milk yields 2
pounds of butter per day.
Ike Smith, of Lexington, has refused
$600, for a suckling colt by Messenger
Chief, dam by Allie West.
A Barren connty merchant shipped 800
dressed squirrels at one shipment, and
1,300 at an other. The county is said to
be running over with them.
The Maysville Trotting Association
met last week and determined to give
$10,000 in stakes ot their Spring meeting.
The day has not been set for the meet-
It is said that feeding cattle ought to be
fed on one pound of grain for each one
hundred pounds of the weight of the is
steer. For instance, a 1,000 pounds steer
would require ten pounds of grain per a
There were 128 hogsheads and 20 boxes
of new tobacco offered in the Cincinnati of
market last week, and the average price
was $8.32, agaiust $9.30 for 130 hogsheads
fortho same week last year. Almost
every hogshead offered last week showed
traces of house-burning.
The entries for the fall trots at Lexington
in 1883 closed January 1st as follows:
Lexington Stakes for two-year olds, 122
Koatucky Stakes for three-year
olds, 136 nominations. Bluegrass
Stakes for four-year olds, 141 nominations.
Sew York Stakes for two-year
olds, 7 nominations.
Dyspepsia, the bug-bear of epicureans, I
will be relieved by Brown's Iron Bitters. (
Paris Omnibus Line.
Two first-class busses will connect With
passenger trams at the PaTis depot.
fare. 25 cents to the hotels or any part pi
he city or suburbs; Trunks, 15 eents
extra. No otmrgefor varnses.
I I? . Mann, Prop'r.
S. B. EWALT )
LIVERY SALE AND COMMIS
High Street, Paris Kentucky.
Will break colts to beat advantage,
xiorees ana soiu on a small map-
&u also hoarded on as good terms as any
other "stable in Paris.. ' "
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B. F. WALTER,
EOS - MSI,
fl-A set of TEETH for 10. Gold
rilling for $1. All work guaranteed.
J. L KEEFE, '
BAKER and CONFECTIONER,
AND DEALER IN
Choice Brands of Cigars and Tobacco
French and American Candies.
LEBER'S Cincinnati Lager Beer on Brauglit,
Main Street, Paris, Kentucky.
G. W. CAIH
HORSE AND COW DOCTOR,
NEAR CHANEY'S DISTILLERY,
Will attend all cases of disease or acci
dents in animals, and make charges con
ditiomil upon success. No cure no pay.
'Kimmy' Kimurough, Jas. S. Huff.
KIMBROUGH & HUFF, Prop's.
Large and Commodious Sample Rooms
first floor for commercial men. Bag:
gage transferred to and from the depot
free of charge.
Grand Opera Build'g,
GEO. W. DAYIS,
Window Sliades, Carpets, Oil
Cloths, Mattresses, &c,
1!" Special Attention Given to
Undertaking and Repairing.
Main Street, Paris, Ky.
FHARES T. THSOOP,
CARLISLE, - - KY.
Office over B. F. Adair's grooery.
CARLISLE, - -. -
Calls particular attention of the farmers
and horsemen, to the fact that he
now prepared to put up,
FINE HARNESS and SAMPLES
specialty. Will sell at lower figures
than heretoforefor CASH. Special attention
paid to repairs.
I keep constantly on hand a large stock
whips, collars, trace-chains, and everything
pertaining to the trade.
W.H.H. JOHNSON, f D.D.CONWAY
Prop'r. W.B. CONWAY
One sqrlare from railroad depot GOOD
LIVERY STABLE ATTACHED. The
Kindest attention given and guests mad
Good Sample Rooms. A table filled
with all the delicacies of the season.
Attorney at Law,
Wilt practice in th courts of Nicholtl
and adjoiiiing counties. Spedttf .tno
prompt attention given to collection '
- ..r. fr ....-.
I Mrs. Jaki Purnell, Jno. R. Pubnxu
Table and rooms second to no (kJunfe
hotel in the -State.
jwr&jarge and well ftimislie
ampie Koonii for Coininexv$kJ
Good livery Stable attached. Etfe
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KY. CENTRAL it. ii
Shortest and Quickest.
Tiokets to all points
:noj&th, east asti
Special Rates to EMIGRANT.
For further particulars, apply to
Frank Carr. Paris. Ky.
C. L. BROWN, Gen'l Passenger Ag
Covington, Kjs.. "
Time Table in Fffed since Oct. 15, '82;
L' v Covington 8 a.m.,2:30 p.m.,and 8 p.xn
A'r at Paris 11:30 a m..5:45. p.m,10:40 p.m
" Lex'ton 12:15 p.m.6:35 p.m. 11:20 p.m
L'v Lex'ton at 7:45 a.m. 2:10 p.m. 3:15pm
A'r at PAris at 8:35 a.m. 2:20 p.'m.3:40p,m
Ii'v Maysville at 0 a.m. and 3 p.m.
A'r at Paris at 8:25 a.m. and 3:55 p.m.
" " Lex'ton at 9:25 a.m.
L'v Lex'ton at 5 p.m.
" Paris at,5:55 p.m. and 6:20 a.m. I
A'r at. Maysville. 8:10. p.m. and 8:45 ojn - -'
(GREEN CHEATHAM, Prop'r.)
One Square from Railroad Depot All
Baggage transferred to and fro, iftQ oi
LIVERY STARVE ATTACHED
Oip. Post-office , Paris, Ky
W. T. Y.
WHOLESALE LUMBER DEALER
"White and Yellow Pine, Poplar
and Oak Timber for
T. V. HALL,
formerly of tlincinnati.
MILLERSBURG, - - - KY,
JBS?" Designs, Drawings and Specifications
including Costs on all Architecture
and Machinery, furnished accurately and
W. A. HILL,
PARIS, KY: .
Importer and dealer in
ITALIAN MARBLE. SCOTCH,
AND NATIVE GRANITIC
&C, &0., &C.