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Will the floods never let up ?
Mt. Sterling has a case if small-pox.
StoNER threatened to boom again yesterday.
Hinkstott threatened us again a little
Jowl and greens are Bcented in the
near sweet future.
Thieves garnered a ricli harvest during
the flood in Cincinnati.
When Wiggins prophesied a storm, he
must have meant a flood.
fiofse and jack "bills neatland cheaply
executed at this office.
PA&iB.asjmother rag and iron house,
in "the CiNgler propertyf on Pleasant
Ftftjy soiled doves got flooded out of
house and home at Frankfort.
The Kentucky river was the highest
during the flood than ever known.
The damage on the 0 & 0. road by
the flood, will require several days for
The Kentucky Central has stood the
floods better than any other railroad in
Mrs. Robert "W. McClelland and Mrs.
Rev. D. B. Pressley are both ill with
The water is waist deep in Jefferson-ville,
and Madisonville, Indiana, is wholly
In Louisville fifty-five squares are covered
by water, on which are six of the
Geo. Hicks and Csesaf were sent up for
two three years each for stealing in the
Fayette Circuit Court.
E. H. Taylor & Co., of Frankfort, lost
000 barrels of whiskey and 1,600 bushels
of mash, by the flood Tuesday.
Burglars stole $300 from the residence
of Harry Maddox, at Poplar Grove,
Ownen county, a few nights ago.
Willis Rogers, father of Capt. Sam.
Rogers, of Carlisle, died in Sharpsbu'rg,
last week at years. -
It is understood the Lexington churches
will require the deacons to use bell
punches when taking up collections.
The railroad bridge over the Kentucky
river at Frankfort had to be weighted
down with fiat cars loaded with stone.
Among the queer sights seen floating
down the river at Louisville, ,was a bar-Tel
on which three geese were perched.
The depot of the Cincinnati Southern
railroad floated away Tuesday. It was
on a sand bank on the edge of a great
John Gass was the successful applicant
for the $1,000 loan made by the
Building and Loan Association, Tuesday
About the best thing that could be
done with Neal and Craft would be to
pufc.them in a tub and set them afloat in
the Ohio River.
The Kentucky river swept thirteen out
of eighteen houses away from the village
of Brooklyn, and three from the vicinity
of High Bridge.
TnE sight of a rainbow with a sack of
gold at one end and a sack of
silver at the other, would be an encouraging
sight just now.
' Lightning ought to strike all the legal
talent employed in the Neal and Craft
cases. Nearly two weeks have passed
now and no trial yet.
The Louisville and Lexington, railroad
road has been under water for the distance
of eight miles,' from Frankfort
South, during the flood.
John B. Draker, proprietor of the
Grand Pacific Hotel, Chicago, has generously
contributed $100 to the sufferers by
the floods in Louisville.
Bud White, a fifteen-year-old colored .
boy, was sentenced to a term of two years
in the penitentiary by the Carrara circuit
Court for house-breaking.
The "Old Reliable" K. C. road sent
out quite a delegation of excursionists
from here this morning on half fare
tickets, to Covington, to view the flood.
The Hemingray Glass-works at Covington
were damaged $2,500 worth on the
same day, and this, too, in the face of a
- world of water almost surrounding the
The Democratic Committee of Nicholas
county met last Monday and received
the resignation of J. P. Noryell,
aSChairmau. Mr. Sol. Robertson was
' .choaeno fill the vacancy.
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The flood appears to be over.
John Nesbitt has moved Henry "Baton's
Edwakds has succeeded the livery
firm of Clark & Edwards.
The new nickle has already been counterfeited
as a five dollar gold piece.
We gladly greet the dove and olive
branch on this beautiful Spring morning.
Geo. Beefokd lost 400 shocks of fodder
and a large lot of walnut los by the
Geo. McDonald, of Flemingsburg,'has
taken charge of the St. Cloud Hotel, at
Avert, the great
began life as a poor blacksmith
Col. Cooper, the temperance -lecturer,
has been on a protracted drunk at Carlisle
for several days:
On Monday, in Maysville, the steamboats
loaded passengers at the door of
the Central Hotel.
Walker Thornton, an aged citizen of
Harrison county, was adjudged a lunatic
in Cynthiana Wednesday.
A Post-office called "Sister," has been
established in Floyd county. The mails
will all be she-males at that office.
Paris has a colored hook and ladder
company. They put the ladders up in
the trees and hook all the chickens off
The damage, at Lawrenceburg, Ind.,
caused by the high' water, will reach
$300,000. Nearly the entire town is under
Gen. Hazen's prediction that the winter
would be mild has proved of great
value to Kentucky. The hens have been
A jury was secured in Craft's case at
Grayson, Thursday, and the court adjourned
until this morning. Neal's case
has been continued until next Monday.
A drunken man, on meeting a train
coming over the Southern brigeut Cincinnati,
jumped into the ragingOhio, and
after floating around for half an hour, was
Out on Mr. Jason Walkers farm, near
town, two negroes, brothers, began to
fight in front of their mother's cabin
door, when she dropped dead. Richmond
Charlie Woods, of this precinct, while
trying the beautiful experiment of pulling
a loaded musket out of a wagon,
muzzle-foremost, now has three less fingers
to pull trigger with in the future.
George Maidwell, of Lexington, who
shot Albert Lowenstein a few nights ago
in Cincinnati for robbing him of a diamond
worth $500, has given himself up,
and is now out on a $1,000 bail bond.
The Chief of Police of Frankfort has
issued an ' order for all thieves caught
depredating on the flood sufferers to be
shot and dumped into the river. He
says, "do this, and I'll be with you."
The Chesapeake and Ohio railway,
having repaired the damage caused by
the floods, has resued running its through
trains for through trains for Washington,
Baltimore, Philadelphfa and Nhw York.
Twenty years ago Wednesday, Mrs. J.
L. Robbins, of Flat Rock, presented her
husband with a pair of valentines weighing
9i and 10 pounds each. They are
alive to-day, and kick the beam at 179$
and 180 pounds each.
TnE Chesapeake & O. R. R. Co. has
decided to build a double track at a cost
of $10,000,000. Work has already been
commenced at three different points on
the Eastern Division and at four points
on the West Virginia Division. It will
require about two years to complete it.
At the School of Arts last night, there
was or there is every night a full
house to the Grand Hibornica
and Comedy Company. Sidney, Australia,
The Hibernica, which came to us endorsed
by the Canadian press, meets
every expectation and is fully up to the
standard of excellence represented.
Irish Canadian, Toronio.
The scenery of the Old Land is admirably
represented. Phila. Catholic
Howorth's Grand Hibernica, which
has exhibited in our city the past two
evenings, has drawn the largest houses
of the season, and better satisfied audiences
than were present on these occasions
have seldom left the Academy of
Music. We have no hesitasion in saying
this is the best show of the kind, both in
talent of the company and quality of
scenerv. that has over visited Scranton.
f Scranton Republican, Feb. 19, 1879,
A Georgia man broke his back With a
Ignorance and selfishness are twin
Freddie and Ltllie are in Cincinnati
this week. .
Bismarck once smoked twelve hours on
Three of the new Senators arc M.vorth
Iowa has her first colored lawyer, a
young mun from Chicago. J
Injustice never can cure. any evil grea
er than the evils it will produce.
She who can compose a cross baby is
greater than bIio who composes books.
The people of the United State spend
$800,000 a year for dolls for it's liffle'glrls.
( A coffin," said the Irishman, "is a
place where a man lives when he is
At twenty years of age the will reigns,
at thirty the wit, and at forty the judgment.
It costs just four dollars to swear four
limes in the lobby of the Newport post-office.
Flowers for tho lmir are worn just
above the right ear and are arranged in
-A-.stage innovation. Modjeska having
her own husband accompany her on her
The boys in Cincinnati are singing :
"Where Was Moses When the Light
In reading, the puffs on gravestones, we
can only hope that the dead are not spoiled
by gross flattery.
A Deaf mute has been arrested in New
York for stealing two shirts. He will
The Cincinnati theaters have been
tho electric light since the gas works
have been submerged.
Forrest Robertson has returned from
college at Baltimore, and will make his
home in this city in future.
Dr. Tanner is so much opposed to eating
meat, he says that cold gravy contains
the germs of total depravity.
Cincinnati has gone back to first
jciplesand are' burning candles and lamps
until the high waters subside.
Drs. Kenney, Howard, Brooks, James
Gass and Nathan Bay less have all been
down to Covington to see the great flood.
Many of the cannons that were used
during the war are now standing muzzle
down as posts for national cemetery
The w hole universe of nature is a library,
but a great many of the books are
written in a language that no one has yet
Every man is occasionally, what he
ought to be perpetually. Then, again,
some are perpetually what they ought to
be only occasionally.
Girls in the postal service of England
only get $2.50 per week, and many refuse
to marry, on the grounds that they cannot
The difference between a cat and a
comma is that one has claws at the end
of the paws, and the other has the pause
at the end of the clause.
A Minnesota farmer advertised that if
the man who run off with his wife, two
chidren and $500 would return the young
ones, he might keep tho money and wife.
A Minnesota family was snowed in,
and they lived for thirteen days on a pair
of old boots. There's nothing like getting
something "to-boot" in life's little transactions.
An Indiana wag who was going to hang,
had too much good sense and refinement
to bore an audience from tho gallows
He simply smiled as he bowed, arid said
"I'll see you later," and the trap fell.
Mrs. Langtry likes Louisville better
than any city she has visited in the Unit-;
ed States. The reason, perhaps is, that
the boys think that the time has arrived
for them all to stand by each other.
A woman not more than four feet high
was recently married to a man six feet
three inches in height, in Illinois. She
certainly could not have fallen in love
with him. She must have climbed tip
Into his affections.
All the talk about counts and barons
serving as waiters in beer saloons is absurd.
So long as a waiter attends to his
wrork properl', and does not marry the
proprietor's daughter, no one cares how
many titles he may have.
The Demcocrats secured the passage of
an amendment in the House, yesterday,
reducing tho revenue districts from 126
C. .H. Bronson, Louisville, says: "I
tried Brown's Iron Bitters to tone my
system; and found it exactly what I
These item.s will appear in the
without crt'ilit. The News is
published every Tuesday Riul Friday pre
ceding the publication of the Kentuckian
and is always filled with fresh and lively
locals and spicy, original editorials
Remember Mrs. Purnell's sale
"Aunt" Betsy Miller is. quite ill with
Sanford Carpenter has returned from
Hiukston has got baek into her petticoats
Judge Wadell went down to Cincinnati
and saw the big flood.
Marshal Cargyle is acting barber in the
absence of Joe Carter.
Hamlet Sharp's mother is quite ill, at
her home noar Headquarters.
W. R. Long and family of Mid way r are
the guests of Mrs. Belle Taylor.
Sam James, Sr., has returned to hta
duties as assitant Jailor at Paris. "
An infant child of the Rev. D. B. Presh
ly and wife, was buried Tuesday.
Miss Frankie Morrison, of Maysville,
is the guest of the Misses Fleming.
The new proprietors of the Purnell
House took possession yesterday.
The colored hook and ladder company
has stolen all of the chickens in town
The dogs have taken complete possession
of town, and the nights are made
Harry Conway and a young man named
Turner, exchanged physical opinions at
the depot Tuesday.
Abel Brown, formerly a citizen of this
town, died Sunday at the residence of his
son, Prof. Jas. Brown, in Cynthiana.
Billy Wood and family have taken refuge
from the flood in our town, after
making a narrow escape of their lives at
The rather unusual word of "Comment"
is now coming into popular use
again. No family will be without it now
until the first of July.
The untimely death of little Jimmie
Roden was a sad occurrence. Several
months ago he jumped oft the high wall
of the pavement, which severely injured
his spine, from which injury he never
recovered. Prior to his injury he was as
bright, strong and healthy child as lived
in the precint.
Andrew T. Adams. Louisvilto says : "I
have used Brown's Iron Bittera for dyspepsia
and exhaustion and am completely
Tho Trader, Turfman, Farmer
Remember Capt. Moore's sale at
Over 300 hundred head of cattle were
drownded at one distillery in Cincinnati,
Sixty sheep, belonging to Brice McDonald,
near Danville, Ky., were killed
by dogs Saturday night.
Lew Taylor of Midway, formerly of
this -county, has sold 20,000r pounds of
tobacco at $11 for top and $1 and $5 for
Pure White Burley tobacco seoJ, warranted
the purest and best, from Clermont
county, Ohio, for sale at this office,
at 50 cents per ounce. tf
A cock fight between New York and
Philadelphia birds took place last week.
The New York Morning Journal says it
"was attended by a very select crowd."
J 'For sale : A pair of bay mare mules
15 hands 3 inches high, and a pair of bay
harness horses 15 hands and'3 inches high.
Call on or address Charlie Clarke,
Overby & Thomas have bought 45,000
pounds of tobacco this week. Among
the purchases are 20,000 lbs from A. JH..
Bedford, at 9 and 4 ; 4,000 lbs from J. K.
Snell, at 7$ ; 1200 lbs from Newman &
Lucas, near Leesburg, at 12 after 1,000
lbs of the worst is thrown out.
MULES FOR SALE.
I have twenty-one extra yearling mules
(all mares but two) for sale, Call on or
address R. W. McCLELLAND,
Died At her residence near Mt.
on Monday, Mrs. Jackson Thomas,
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VOL. I. PARIS, BOURBON COUNTY, KENTUCKY: FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 16, 1883. NO. 102,
W.II.H. JOHNSON, f P.D.COSTWA7
Prop'r. W.B. CONWAY
One gquare 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.
Paris Omnibus Line.
Two first-class busses will connect with
.passenger trains at the Paris depot.
far&, 25 cents to the hotels or any part.'of
he city or suburbs. Trunks, 15 cents
extra. No charge'for valises.
L. F. Manw, Prop'r.
In li hmiw k
I will sell to the hisjliest bidder at the'
late residence of Mrs. Nancy Redding,
WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 28,
some household furniture, beds, bedding,
&c, the property of said decedent. At
the same time and placo the heirs will
sell one house and lot at Shawhan Sta
tion, containing 6 rooms, stable on lot,
good cistern at the door. Also good ice
house. The lot contains 1 acre of ground,
and is a very disirable property.
A. T, Forsyth, Auctioneer.
Brovdwav, Paris Ky,
(8 to 9 A. M.
Office Hours I1" 4 P. M,
8 P. M.
s. b. ewalt;
LIVERY SA'LE AND COMMISSION
High Street, Paris Kentucky.
Will break colts to best advantage.
Horses bought and sokl oh a small margin,
also boarded on as uood terms as any
other stables in Paris..
G. W. CAffl,
HORSE AND COW DOCTOR,
near ciianey's distillery,
Will attend all' bases of disease or acci
dents in animals, ami make charges con
ditional upon success. Terms reasonable.
'Kimmy' Kimurougii, Jas. S. Huff. J
KIMBROUGH & HUFF, Prop's.
Large and Commodious Sample Rooms
on first floor for commerchd men. Baggage
transferred to and from the depot
free of charge.
Grand Opera Build'gv
GEO. W. DAVIS,
Window Shades, Carpets, Oil
Clotns, Mattresses &c.,
jg Special Attention Given to
Undertaking and Repairing.
Main Street, Paris, Ey.
PHARES t. throop,
CARLISLE, - - KY.
Office over B. F. Adair's grocery.
CARLISLE, - - -. KY.,
Calls particular attention of tho farmers
and horsemen, to the fact that he
is now prepared to put up,
FINE HARNESS and SAJDDIjES
a specialty. Will sell at lower figures
than heretofore for CASH. Special atr
tention paid to repairs.
I keep constantly on hand a large stock
of whips, collars, trace-chains, and every -
Whins pertaining to the trade. . ....
COMMERCIAL (OR BUSINESS) COLLEGE
of Kentucky University.
WTUBTJIl B. SMITH, Pre LEXIXGTOItf. ETrf
Vesrly 5,000 ituceisftU grada&tes of the bov CoUeie. ftv
ootmm - .vuiu uuu,.Mt auicriu tfcp. laa
ropenoroyor its wme or stzay sua Tmninsr, as TId?
T&oronglj, Practical and Complete. Eabricio; Booikeeolut
Boilnsil Arlthmetffi. Rammrrrtml T..w WrM.nHl. rvT
tpondecc, Penmanship, etc Time required, to completej
the Fall Diploma Coarse front 3 to 3 xnont&J. Total coM
lcciuaing imwou, akkiij, Buuooery ana Board in-a Rood j
tamll? about $33. Students of this Collein tfsn attenflthl
otter Colleges of tho Cnlrmltj under 10 ProfBssors Jor p
car rree or eavrce. aen or store enter together 1
inmbtivii vi v.'.ku uc a iumuu will ITS H.&U2. iueri
In ttt TDM. Kejrtilai Kail Onhnt. R. Jt I
11, ism, , W.ILSUrfH,Pl'UlxInKtoB,K:l
AttwtfcfcY a$ Law,
Wfli wactinfe m the courts. of SiclS
and atfjoiuinji onuntfpfc. Special- ftnc
prompt altenuon givtju w (jOItt'Ctionsv
W. T. FIOKLEN,
County Agent For
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It is just tho thing for detaching runaway
and unruly horses, and no lady
should bo withoutthem. They relieve
all the jolts and jars to the horses shoulders
and retrieves the jolts by the vehicles
Dr. Ed. Ray, practicing physician and
others of Paris, have tried them and say
thi'y would not be without them for five
times their cost.
" pR A TO BOOT '
KY. CENTSAL R. R.
Shortest and Quickest
Tickets to all points
NORTH, EAST AJNT WEST.
Special Rates to EMIGRANTS.
For further particulars, apply to
Frank Carr. Paris. Ky.
C L. BROWN, Gex'l Passenger .Act.,
Time Table in Effect since Jan. 1,
Ii'v Covington 8 a.m. ,2:30 p.m., and 8p.D'
A'r at Paris 11:30 a m..5:45 p.m.l0:40 p.m
" Lex'ton 12:15 p.m.O: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 3:00 p.m.3:55p.m
L'v Maysville at 6 a.m. and 12:40 p.m.
A'r at Paris at 8:25 a.m. and 2:55 p.m.
" " Lex'ton at 0:25 a.m.
L'v Lex'ton at 5 p.m.
" Paris at45:55 p.m. and 0:20 a.m.
A'r atMaysville48:10.p.m. and 8:45 a.m
(GREEN CHEATHAM, Prop'r.)
One Square from Railroad Depot AR
Baggage transferred to and fro free of
IjIVERX STABU3 ATTACHED
OPP. PaIUS, Ky
W. T. OVERBY.
WHOLESALE LUMBER. DEALER-
TVhite and Yellow Pine, Poplar
and Oak TinYber for
T. V. HALL,
formerlv of Cincinnati. '
MILLERSBURG, - - - KY.
BSf Designs, Drawings and Specifications
including Costs on all Architecture
4 WnnHhy. fi3hed accurately and