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VOL. II. PARIS, BOTJRBON COUNTY, KENTUCKY: TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 27, 1883. NO.105
Ben Paton has a lock of Craft's hair.
Two of-the Louisville soldiers are very
ill at Grayson.
Cynthiana contributed $450 to the
The Alice Oates Opera Company -will
perform here April 4th.
Now the Wizai d Oil men are threatening
to come among us.
Reserved seats for the Nilsson Matinee
can be had at depot for two days.
The nest meeting of the Mexican war
veterans will be held at Cynthiaua.
There's a fourteen-month 's old prisoner
in our jail but it's mother is with it
Oscar Johnson isHfery
dence of Curt Liter, on upper Main
The army of Kentucky was greeted at
our depot Saturday afternoon, by 500 citizens.
Tjie Kentucky Central Extension will
be finished from Paris to Richmond in
Jno. Templeman started a new 'buss
Monday," plying . from the Thurston
House to the depot
Strawberries are in the Cincinnati
market at $1.25 per quart. Eipe tomatoes
are thirty cents a quart.
The Paris Fire Company tendered the
News a vote of thanks for touching up
their tardiness at the late fire.
' There is but one licensed bar-room in
Jessamine county, and -when that expires
in April, no more will be granted.
Mrs. Simpson, the col'd lecturess, ob.
tained 20c signers of the pledge here, and
129 at Millersburg. She is now at Carlisle.
Newsboys and others in New York are
doing a thriving business by selling the
new nickels on the streets at six cents
The Postmaster General has ordered
the establishment free delivery
system at Lexington, Ky., to commence
A white and black Lexington' boy
quarreled over marbles and the white
boy shot the other in the hip,-but not
A fire at Versailles last week destroyed
the hash prospects of the county for some
time to come 1,250 bushels of onions
Capt. Bill Evans is now superintend-
' ant of the "Black Maria" line during Col.
Louderback's visit to Mason county to
look at land.
John O'Cocner, the ex-priest who was
egged and jerred out of an Illinois town
recently, lectured in Lell's Hall, Lexington,
C. D. Tracy, Louisville, says : "After
suffering from a topid liver for five years
Brown's Iron Bitters has has permanently
Paris can' now boast of having one
manufacturing establishment. An Italian
is manufacturing plaster of Paris
images on upper Main street.
The same drummers who beat to arms
Madison's sons in 1846 beat the march
the 22nd at Eichmond, Ky., during the
celebration of George Washington's birthday.
" The "V" on the new nickle seems to
be meaningless. It may stand for V
cents, Y dollars, Y auderbilt, or perhaps
Alabamians wouldn't miild if it stood for
Sam'l M. Pryor sold. his farm which
he recently bought near Hutchison, on
yesterday, to J, "W. Ferguson. It was
bought for Thos. H. Waller and wife,
who will move to it in a few days.
At the sales of Stoner, Moore, and
Wilson; last week, one hundred and forty
head of horses were disposed - of for
$49,555, an average of $332 53. Seventy
out of the 140 went to buyers out of the
The lowest water ever recorded in the
Ohio at Cincinnati was September 18,
1881, when the record was one foot eleven
inches. Tlje highest water was February
15th, 1883, sixtysix feet four
Jiii Yanhook's colored six-years-old
child played, with a pistol cartridge at
'Cynthiaua. A bullet hole through the
child's hand has learned it's parents that
cartridges will go off too, when they're
The Philadelphia Gas Company swindled
the city out of $167,085 during four
and a half years of mismanagement of the
Company. The Paris Gas Company is
lighting by the Philadelphia' time-table,
. eaith Treasurer Swiney.
Dinah Snell, aged 102 years, lives at
Cynthiana, and recently the County court
donated her some money. In order to
get this, two young colored women
her, but failed, jumped upon and
beat and kicked her almost to death.
Spring is just in sight, and as house-papering
will then be in season, peisons
desiring the newest and finest samples,
would do well to write to H. Barthobmae
& Co., 128 & 130 West 33rd st, New
York for samples sent free. See their
card in this issue.
Sinking Creek, in Jessamine county,
has backed up near Keene and formed a
lake two miles long and almost half a
mile-wide and covering over 300 acres.
-The-lake is covered With wild ducksPanfl4;
geese, and four boats have been built and
launched on it by hunters.
The directors of the K. C. railroad have
perfected a sale, of $1,800,000 thirty-year
bonds, to the stock-holders of the road,
This will liquidate the bonded
of $780,000 due March 1st, and leave
a balance sufficient to complete the extension
to Knoxville, which will be done
Mary Cross, a very cross old colored
woman in the Covington jail, got very
mulish and wouldn't touch food for thirty
days, when she concluded she wTould
eat again. She is now on another big
fast, and the prospect is that she will soon
shake hands with her uncle death cold,
O. J. Wiggins, of Covington, who married
Miss Laura Alexander, of this city,
has sold out his insurance business, and
in company with Prof Ben Best, passed
through here Saturday en route for Atlanta,
to purchase from a gentleman
there his interest in a manufacturing establishment
in Covington. Jimniie will
remain in the office of his successors as
solicitor until June.
Mad. Nilsson will arrive in Cincinnati
this afternoon, in a special car
from Cleveland, and will spend the week
in Cincinnati. She will be the guest of
the Burnett House. The demand for
seats at the concert on Thursday evening
has been so.gre.at that the Madam
io sing in the Music Hall at a mafi
nee on Saturday. The K. C. road will
sell round trip tickets Saturday at $2.25,
good on regular trains, j
Notice to Ministers.
A.t the last meeting of the "Young Women's
Christian Temperance "Union" of
Louisville, it was resolved "That all the
ministers of the State, out of Louisville,
be requested through the press, to preach
Temperance sermons on the 1st Sunday
in April," and that "they be further asked,
to report compliance with this request at
an early date to Miss Dora Wheat, Cor.
Sec. Y. W. C. T. U., No. 1026, Seventh
St., Louisville, Kjr. Many ministers in
our City, at the suggestion of the "Young
Women's Union" preached such sermons
on the Sunday before Christmas.
Mrs. James A. Leecit,
Pres. y. w. c. t. u.
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Tlie Trader, Turfman, Parmer
The prize ox at a recent fat-stock show'
held at Birmingham, England, weighed
"There are 300 Jersey breeders in Georgia,
and a Jersey Club has just been organized
Wm. M. J)ills, of Cynthiana, has lost
his very fine mare Daisy Burns "by death
oh the 9th. She was valued at $1,000.
The very fast five-year-old, Phil Thompson
has been shod, and his training for
the great colt event in New York'begun.
Apollo, who won the Kentucky Derby
last year, was recently backed at $600 to
$100 in New York for the Louisville cup.
Z. E. Simmons, of Lexington, Ky., has
purchased of C. J. Foster, of New York,
the bay horse Tom Bowling, thirteen
years old, by Lexington, dam Lucy
Dr. W. F. Carver defeated Capt. A. H.
Bogardus in the great pigeon-shooting
match in Louisville, Thursday, by one
bird. The score stood eighty-three to
eighty-two out of a possible 100, and is
tin best on record under the English
The offerings on the Cincinnati tobacco
market last week were 562 hogsheads
and 4 boxes against 671 hogsheads and 43
boxes for the same week last year. The
prices last week were good, while fancy'
old was specially sought after and extra
prices paid. The new crop showed some
decline towards the last of the week.
One lobof blue grass new sold as high as
$13.25, and $17.75,
Nobody ever heard of an absconding
Classes in photography are now fashionable.
Marie Prescott will star next ser-son in
Oscar Wilde's drama "Vera."
Hoops will not be worn by the leaders
of fashion the coming season.
Rev. Geo. Q. Barnes recieved over $800.
from Kentuckj' as a Christmas gift.
To-night the Nilsson concert commences
at the Music Hall, Cincinnati.
The man without a mother-in-law
knows not the joy that sorrow brings.
What most astonishes the foreigner in
Kentuckyja tatllershpuld be spellecy
Edwin Booth will come home from
Germany loaded with silver laurel
In Siam the people worship the elephant.
In this country they only want
to see him.
A religion that will make a man pay
his debts, would appear, to be about the
best article extant.
Barry Taylor, of Newport, has donated
his $300 diamond scarf pin to the sufferers
from the flood.
Miss Ida E'o'ff, of Covington, has been
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ifornia tour in May.
Mrs. Helh and daughter, Miss Minnie,
from Nebraska, are the guests of Mr. and
Mrs.. C. M. Clay, Jr.
John O'Conner, of Cynthiana, is under
treatment of Dr. Howard, of Paris, for
A gentleman only thirty years old married
his fouith wife atWoodbur', Tennessee,
a few days ago.
Mrs. Jas. Short, Jr., will be a partner
with Mrs. Jas. E. Paton, in the pattern
and fancy work business.
The man who lives off an inheritance
from deceased ancestry, rides through
life's sea on the ship of a relation.
There may exist a woman with
a re2ison,.but no man has ever been successful
in trying to reason with a woman.
The price of a wife in Siberia is eight
dogs. In most families, however, one
dog te kept for home use (the man
Miss Delia Fallon has decided not to
trim for Mrs. Turnej' in the millinery
business this season, but will trim in Cincinnati.
Mrs. Susan B. Anthony . as sailed for
Europe. This is what the old conntry
gets for having sent it's Oscar Wilde to
A Chicago girl dropped her garter on
the river bank at St. Louis,ind a boatman
picked it up and cabled his skiff to a
post with it.
Jeff Davis' sister died last week and
was buried in the Trappists' Monastery
near Louisville, the only woman ever
At a fashionable wedding in Philadelphia
recently, the absent-minded organist
played "Empty is the Cradle." He
was retired on half pay.
The great secret of-getting on well with
the world, a secret-which-few have learned,
is to know when to speak, and especially
when to keep still.
Thirty million dollars are annaally paid
over the bars of Chicago for drinks. The
United States spends $600,000,000 a year
for their alcoholic drinks.
We understand that the widow of the
late Otto Holstien has been allowed $100
per month for support, from her
at Alleghany City, Pa.
Miss Maggie Clay, the Bourbon beauty,
passed through the city Thursday. Several
of our beaux' waited upon her while
here. Lexington Observer.
Mr. Barnes recieved about 800 converts
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in .New York and Brooklyn, during his
stay there. One enthusastic admirer gave
him $1,000 before taking his 1
How irritating it is to a woman when
examining the laid off wearing apparel of
her husband, thinking she has found a
stray dime in his vest pocket, to find
nothing but a mint lozenge !
The marriage of Miss Mattie Baldwin,
daughter of Col. W. W. Baldwin, to Mr.
William McCann, of Lexington, is announced
to take place at fhe Christian
Church in Maysville, on the 28th inst.
Alex. Stephens, of Georgia, was educated
by some Presbyterian ladies for a
preacher, but lie afterwards chose the
profession of law, made some money and
returned the ladies the debt of gratitude.
Mrs. Langtry says' that while in Louisville,
every night before she retired, she
held a match to the key-hole of her door.
If a thin blue flame was the result she
knew that it proceeded from the breath
of a dramatic critic on the other side.
Mary Thomas, Louisville, Ky., writes :
"One bottle of Brown's Iron Bitters was
sufficient to give me instant relief, from
"The Eev. W, B. Godby, formerly of
this place, is assisting the JRev. G. G.
Kelley to conduct a protracted meeting
Eld. T. M. Myers will sell of his household
goods and other personal effects
Saturday, March 3rd, and will move into
the Yimont property recently vacated by
Our Millersburg column was such a
daisy last Friday, that the Kentuckian
stole it's entire department therefrom.
We don't like .to edit two papers and only
get pay for one.
Eli Perkins, one of the wittiest writers
,andspeakers in America, will lecture at
jLJiyU.ll O Uil lUtUUlJ OLU. OUUJtJUt,
"The Pliilosphy of Fnn." This renowned
lecturer should, and.no doubt will
.have a crowded house.
Geo. Nippert, who sold out his confectionery,
collected all but $1.30 that he
credited out during the nine months he
was in business here. In answer to .the
question how he did it," replied that he
did it with "kind words."
ne revival so tar lias met with much
success. ADout fifi,, i i
nfty have been
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ed, and twenty-three added to the church,
up to Sunday night, Among the recent
converts are Henegar Hunt and Lee Miller.
The balance are principally students
of the two colleges.
By mutual consent of the parties interested,
Harry Conway has taken back the
stock of goods sold to C. J. Roden, and
has opened up business again in the
same old stand he recently occupied, and
will run a butcher's shop as before.
Society events are fast on the wane
here, on account of the young gentlemen
who handle finances getting ridiculously
scarce. Some have married, while others
have moved away. At present, Mac
Miller and Royse Allen are about the
two left who were moving in spirits towards
getting up hops and other entertainments.
The juvenile class now stepping
on the boards would make a boss
strike if everything was free; but as it is
not, there's a terrible vaccum or aching
vofd in society, and everybody is forced
to fall back on religion for both fun and
Stock sold well at Bralton's sale last
Jno. A. Trurobo is selling out at cost
to quit the business.
Dick Rice will open a furniture store
here in a short time.
Local option is a failure here and whiskey
as plentiful as ever.
Judy & Gray are making things lively
in the tobacco trade here.
Robt. Owen came within 300, of selling
his farm to T. J. Evans, at $100, per
The large flouring mill in.course of
here, and will be completed
within fifteen days.
The protracted meeting at the Methodist
church continues with unabated interest,
with many joiners up to date.
Several lots of hogs sold recently at 6
cents, to be delivered and following
cattle now now being fed. Henry Pearce
Robt Owen sold to Wolverlon, Monti-cello,
Ind., a red bull calf for $200 ; also
one to Mr. Hull, of the same place, for
$60 : and ono to Mac Evans, of Clark
county, for $50. Mr. Owen has seventeen
more good:red ones from eight to
fourteen months old, for sale.
Born To the wife of Rev. Taylor Jud-son,
a son, on the 22nd, in Lexingion.
Prof. Graham, of Kentncky University,
married Miss Fannie Bosswell, daughter
of the cashier of the Northern Bank at
Lexington, Thursday last.
Ed. Oldson, a young man and printer
by trade, who ran away and married a
Miss Thompson, of Scdtt county, died of
consumption, Saturday evening, at the
residence of Mrs'. Mary. Gorham, of this
city. -i, -
Prop ?q W.B.CONWAY D.D.CONWAY Clerks.
One square from railroad depot GOOD
LIYERY STABLE -ATTACHED. The
kindest attention given and guests madf
Goodv 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.
fare, 25 cents-to the hotels or
he city or suburbs. Trunks, 15 cents
extra. No chargefor valises.
L. F. Manx, Prop'r. .
I will sell to the highest 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 place 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.
Broadway, Paris Ky.
(8 to 9 A.M.
Office Hours 1 1 " 4 P.M.
17 "8 P.M. - '
S. B. EWALT
LIVERY SALE AND COMMISSION
High Street, Paris Kentucky.
"Will break colts to best advantage.
Horses bought and sold on a small margin,
also bonrded on as good terms as any
other stables in Paris.
HORSE AND COW DOCTOR,
'NEAR CHANEY'S DISTILLERY,
Will attend all cases of disease or acci
dents in animals, and make charges con
ditional upon success. Terms reasonable.
'Kimmy' Kimurougii, ' Jas. S. Huff.
KIMB.ROUGH & HUFF, Prop's.
Large and Commodious Sample Rodms
on first floor for commercial men. Baggage
transferred to and from the depot
free of charge.
GEO. W. DAYIS,
Window Shades, Carpets, Oil
Cloths, Mattresses, &c,
We&- Special Attention Given to
Undertaking and Repairing.
Main Streety Paris, Ky.
,PHARES T. THROOP,
CARLISLE, - - KY.
Office over B. F. Adair's grocery.
Calls particular attention of the farmers
and horsemen, to the fact. that he
is now prepared to put up,
FINE HARNESS and SADDLES
a specialty. Will sell at. lower figures
than heretofore for CASH. Special attention
paid to repairs..
I keep constantly pn hand a large stock
.of whips, collars, trace-chains,
pertaining to the trade.
COMMERCIAL (OR BUSINESS) COLLEGE
of Kentuoky University.
WZLKDX S. SMITH, Prert, LfcXENGTOX KY.
rl7 5,000 recetiftil mdtiates of the store Cottage, to- k
getter with the leading Educator oil Emeries, attest the I
roperloritj of its Coune of Stndy ad Tr&lnin?, a beta;!
Anurous", rnciicsi ana uompiece. fcmDraclsr BookxeeD OKi'
Btulnew Aritbaetic. Commercial Law, Mercantile Corr-
POMIBM, "Biaaiuiup, etc Time requited, to camplete i
iaa ran uipios coarse, irom 3 to 3 Bonus. Tohu cunt
Including Tuition, Books, Stationery and Board in a kco!
kbut 3&nt " Btadents or tnii Cellen sa attend the ?
other Colleges of to Unlrenlty under 10 Proftssort for 1 1
jesr ree or cjisrge. waen 2 or sore enter together a
rednetten of K en eaea one's Tuition will ta made. The
Sewotrhas commenced, but Stodcnta rncini n.
to year. Fail Opmlae. 8ttsL
AMtf&frfiY at Law,
- ,w. Carlisle J?
Will pra!tire in the courts of ftichefw
aid Hdjoiiihitf counties. Special nd
prompt attention givfcu to doltectloni.
W. T. FIOKLSN,
County -Agent Foe
Dlena&nning 'skis ml
It is just the thing ior detaching runaway
and unruly horses, and no lady driver
should he without them. They relieve
all the jolts and jars to the horses shoulders
and retrieves the jolts by the vehicles
Dr. Ed. Hay, practicing physician and
others of Paris, have tried them and say
they would not be without them for five
times their cost.
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KY. CENTRAL R. B.
Shortest and Quickest
- Tickets to all points
NORTH, EAST AND TOESTi
Special Rates to EMIGRANTS.
For further particulars, apply fo
Frank Carb. Paris. JTy. ,
C. L. BROWN, Gen'l Passenger Agi.,
v Covington, Ky.
TVm., TTfFt on' Tnn 1 :
i. OIIHs J. (.lltf KtJJNtH OIl(U UUIl. J., ' ,
Ii'v Covington 8 a.m. ,2:80 p.m., and 8 p.tu
A'r at Paris 11:30 a m..5:45p.m.l0:4:0 p.iii .
" 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. 3:00 p.m.3:55p:m
Jj'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 att5:55 p.m. and 6:20 a.m. ''
A'r at.Maysvillet8:10 p.m. and 8:45io.mif '
LAMAH HOUSE, ' "ii
(GREEN CHEATHAM, Prop'j?:)'
One Square from Railroad Depots All
Baggage transferred to and fro, free vt
IiTVERX STABIjE ATTACH KlV
Opp. Post-office Paris, lv Yt
W. T. OVBRBY.
WHOLESALE LUMBER DEALER
White and Yellow Pine, Poplar
and Oak Timber for '
Tobacco Barns '
T. Y. HALL,
MECHANICAL ENGINEER, .
formerly of Cincinnati.
MILLERSBURG, - - - KY.
Designs, Drawings and Specifica
tions includine Costs on all Architecture
rand Machine, .furnished accurately and