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Da. John M. Duke died at Maysville
Pon't forget th6Nills3on Matinee excursion
John Smith, glories
in. a new and dazzling tin. .sign.
SEVEKAL.'business houses could be utilized
here now to good advantage.
Judge Banta, of Nicholas county has
announced himself as candidate for State
Fobw AKfe Pabriset, agent for the London
Assurance, have paid Jack Neal's
policy, in full. '
W. F. Puewitt, a Cla'rk county farmer,
ities, $18,000. V
Oall and see Henry Dauni and Ed.
Ryan, at the new barber- shop over
McClurfe & Ingels.
Now would be a good time for some of
the insurance offices to advertise with us.
We'll take out a policy.
There is some talk of the establishment
at Lexington, by Eastern capitalists, of a
Trust Company with a capital of $3,000,-
The new merchant tailoring establishment
of James and Garret Davis, opened
out yesterday with a fine line of Spring
Bet Williams, the colored girl who
had the small-pox here, has recovered
and out on the streets 'again. No cases
now in the countv.
Dr. Will Herndon, a very promising
and popular young physician, and son-in-law
of Harvey Howe, died at Moorefield,
Wednesday, of heart, disease.
We stop the press a pair of minutes to
enquire if any one has found Bev.
brass mule which he bought at the
jewelry auction just before Christmas ?,
In future when, we have fires, it'would
be well enough to guard all of the approaches
to the fire, for there was considerable
theft committed at this last one.
Geo. Collier has a large force of hands
gradiug down the Alexander lot at the
depofoVthepuTbs'eofcleveling up the
vast sink in his lot the old Matson
Laycock & Co, the spring bed company
will canvass this part of the State
with a large number of wagons, from
their Branch Office and Factory at Lexington.
Persons having goods saved from the
fire not belonging to them are requested
to display them in the public square this
afternoon, so that the proper owners can
In the wreck from the fire, John Nes-
bitt became in possession of some things
that does not belong to him, while he lost
many things that are probably in possession
Several big fist fights took place on the
night of the fire and the morning 'following,
"and beautiful Swiss sunsets were
very fashionable on the eyes oV some of
our young men.
Monday will be court-day, and we
hope that many delinquents who passed
our door last court-day and couldn't see
our . office, will call in and argue the
question with us.
Three masked men broke open the
door of W. A. Brand's residence at Morgan's
Station, with a fence rail, and robbed
the old man of a few dollars right before
himself and wife.
Will Ev. Spencek, adjuster 'of the
Kenton Insurance Co., was on the
grounds here Wednesday and was ready
to pay the loss on the barber shop building
to Mr. Singer, of Scott.
Talk has already commenced about
the erection of a pallatial hotel on the
block made-desolate by the lire. This
would be a good place for a hotel, opera
house, 'post-office or anyother public
Davis &.Lyle desire to announce that
they are now located in the ware house
of W. W. Massie, on Pleasant street, and
ready for business. They are prepared to
fill prescriptions and sell all goods in the
drug business., , ,
The insurance companies will now
dish out a golden harvest which they
i,Q v.non vpats in carnenujr, duc jYih
Xit I 'J fcywv r t
vsoon retrieve lost fortunes by the new
and rapid increase in business that inevitably
follows a large fire.
Dr. Jno. C. Miller, a wealthy physician,
and Jacob Walters, of Nicholasville,
have both been indicted for poisoning
some horses for Lewis Hemphill. W.
H.Hoover went on the $i;0(J0 bond for
Miller,' and Walters was committed to
jail. au - -
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VOL. II. . - - 'PARIS, BOURBON COUNTY, KENTUCKY: FRIDAY. MA&CH 2, .V . loe.
Iioss, $61,000 Ins. $19,750.
Tuesday night at 8. 30. a fiie broke
out in the rear of Henry Daum's barber
shop, a small frame structure opposite
the post-office, on Main street.. This
building flashed out like a
and before the fire department arrived
the flames had communicated to Bayles
& Eion's, and with a strong gale blowing,
the entire block from Jack Neal's
was soon in flames and the balance
of the block south of Daum's shop, including
ten business houses, was, entirely
consumed by one o'clock.
and was aided by many citizens black
'and white particularly did the colored
men exert themselves and work manfully,
although they had nothing at stake
except a common interest in the welfare
of our business men.
The following losses were sustained :
R. H. Henderson, Henderson's Block
(old Paris Hotel) $20,000; insured $S,000;
Mrs. W. B. Henderson, boarding house
furniture, $1,000 ; Dr. Wm. Kenney,
$300 in cash, furniture and goods to
the amount of $1,500 ; Dr. Lyman, furniture,
$300 ; Sidney Clay, furniture,
$2,000; Will Kankin, furniture, unknown;
Geo. McCarney, groceries by water, $500;
Davis & Lyle, drugs, $2,000, fully covered
; Telegraph office, $10 ; Joe. Z. Crox-ton,
notions, $1,500 , insured ; J. T.
$300, no insurance ; Henry Paton,
building, $3,500, no insurance ; N.
house, harness &c, $5,000, insured ;
Jack Neal, saloon fixtuies, $300 ; Geo.
Ingels, livery stable, $5,000. no insurance;
Ossian Edwards, $S00 on stable fixtures,
&c all buggies and horses saved ;
Bayles & Rion, groceries, $2,000, insured
for $G00 ; C. H. Singer, shop occupied by
Daum, $1,000 ; Daum saved his shop furniture.
A strong gale Mowing' from the South-
West, endangering all the lower part of
the city, and the Bourbon House and -several
other buildings caught from the
shingles. The residence of Dan
Turney, 'Squire Harris and others Avoro
also hard to save. The little Presbyterian
church, Jack Neal's residence and
m hire store, formimr about one nttli oi
the ill-fated block, were saved on account
of their being on the South side of the
square and having the advantage of the
wind. This portion was destroyed by fire
in '68, and was rebuilt with staunch
The burned-out parties are now temporarily
located as follows : Joe. Z. Crox-ton,
at Mrs. Ogdeif's store room ; Jack
Neal in his restaurant building ; Davis &
Lysle in Massie's ware room ; N.
in a part of Phillips' meat store ; Telegraph
office at passenger depot ; John
T. Nesbitt, at Stevens' store room, oppo
site Bourbon House.
Sidney Clay recovered a diauiond in
Geo. Ingels' livery stable was insured
De Gissac's portrait of Judge Hawes was
lost in the fire.
Jerry Mills had a shoulder dislocated
by a falling wall.
N. Kreiner says that he will rebuild on
his lot right away.
TheKev. Mr. French lost about $300
worth of furniture.
Who was the girl who wanted to throw
a tin cup of water on the fire.?
Dr. Bob Smith is the only man that
made a new hat hat by the fire.
Dr. Lyman lost most all of his clothes,
inoluding some valuable jewelry.
The fire is now conceded by many to
have been the work of an incendiary.
Four preachers were hold of the lftmd
engine, working manfully, at one time.
Cynthiana stood in readiness to send
her engine, but was not summoned to
, Several persons were severely injured
by big drinks whiskey striking theni in
Three hundred permanent loafers have
now a 'good place to put in their time
around the ruins.
Some men let Sidney Clay's piano fall
out of an up-stairs window. Mr. Clay
will now take $1.50 for it.
The old hand-power engine did good
service, and was commanded by Judge
Turuey'and Capt. Thomas.
John T. Hinton says he will clothe m a
man for ten years, to buy the lots of the
burnt district for him for $20,000..
Who said that "Sonny" Thomas ran in
to save one of Daum's.large mirrors, but
stopped before it to adjust his neck tie ?
The heat cracked two large plate glass
for Joha T. Hinton across the street, be-
sides set fire to a cornice on his building
Thos. I. Brent has moved to the Esteii
Mrs. Hatfie Hill is teaching a fine class
in painting in Winchester.
W.A. Hill will move from Mr. Airy to
No. 447 Pleasant street, next week.
Mrs. Nat Rogers has gone to make a
Visit to Mrs. Ed. Taylor, in Cincinnati.
There are ineii, in Nicholas county,
named Eoundtree, Mitch el tree and Sled.
Liquor is responsible for much misery
in the world yhen, an old toper wants jt
and cant get it.
A well cooked breakfast will do more,
toward preserving peace m the family
than will seven mottoes on the wall.
Mrsr Langtry is so love
that she proposes to purchaser
home and tarry with us. Good Lawd 1-,
Misses Katie Purnell, Mollie 'Knight
and Alice Wadell, of Millersburg, complemented
the News office with a xuill
Wednesday afternoon. -
President Arthur js the best "dressed
man in Washington, and his sister,
Mrs. McElroy, is the plainest dressed of
all the ladies about the court.
John Oldilam, a student of the tAgri
cultural and Mechanical College, shot off
the second too of his left foot' while out
hunting, near Lexington. :
A Goorgia Woman tried to hang herself
w'ith a blue and red striped stocking,
in the station house at Rome, Qa. She
yas a fool for wanting to die and leave
such pretty stockings..
The male residents of Jerusalem, on
arising in themorning, thank God they
were not born women. The .male residents
of Jerusalem evidently have no
conception of the joys concealed in a single
new spring bonnet.
Win. Colcord, brother of, Frank, left
here twenty years ago as poor as Job's
turkey. He has been bruising around
Southern Kansas and New Mexico-, in
the cattle business and has accumulated
$4O.0G0, and now represents a cattle syndicate
that is going to stock several
ranches with'thoro.ughbred short-horns.
James McClelland, Sr., is very ill.
Miss Jennie Bent has goue to 'Fulton,
Mo., on a visit,
Beecher Boweu is at the point of death
with consumption. .
Everything sold high at the sale of Sam
A. James, Tuesday.
Miss Fannie Fizer is dangerously ill.
and will probably not recover.-'
Miss Lizzie Thorn married yesterday,
to a Mr. Gwinn, of Madison Co
Silas Yager bought of Tom Waller,
7,000 pounds of tobacco, at 9 cents.
A small child of the Rev. .Mr. Cooper
died yesterday of whooping-cough. '
Willie Victor is confined to his bed
with a severe attack of rheumatism.
Jeff M. Vimont sold his crop of tobacco
to Overby & Thomas, for a fancy price.
Mrs. John Nesbitt has been very ill for
several days, but is getting about again.
The big revival closed Jast night.
There were about 75 converts all teld.
Miss Annie Smith has just been presented
a fine new piano, by her mother.
Dickerson, the telegraph operator, has
been appointed station agent of our depot.
. "Happy fying" is a new word coined
here bv the Rev. Mr. Bristow, the
Charlie Turner bought two fine young
black jacks, at Winchester court, Monday.
Henry Jefferson is here painting his
residence, preparatory to moving up
C. J. Roden has taken in a partner in
business Mr. Baldwin, son-in-law of
James Thompson and L. C. Anderson
sold their tobacco to Overby & Thomas,
at 10 cents all around.
W. A. Long and family have secured
the rooms of Mrs. Dr. Smith, to be vacated
by the Allen boys.
Silas Yager has rented and moved into
the Jos. Wallace property, on the
Mills & Cynthiana pike.
Frank Herbert sold 6,000 pounds of tobacco
to Overby & Thomas, for $10.50 per
hundred, and threw in 300 lbs.
Mike Thornton will ereel a two-story
carriage shop where the old blacksmith
shop stood opposite his present shop.
Mac Miller, Jr., has rented'ttie Purriell
House livery stable, and will run it for
the benefit of the public, besides will do
a sale and training business.
Silns Yager has secured the services of
Pete Anderson, of Mason, and a man of
fourteen years' experience in the tobacco
business, to prize tobacco for him.
'"Win. Mc Miller, Sr., bas.purchused of
PatBowden his farai of near 100 .acres,
at $G2J per acTe, cash. Mr. Bowden wq
understand, will move" to Atlanta.1 -:
The reDort here that Allen Wallace
chadsuicided in Southern Kentficky Was
annistake. It was A. B. Wallace, of
Ky., who was alluded to in' the
' ' '
3plm Buck Vimont and Ed. McArdle,
when last heard from, were above high
watei; mark on "Stinkiug Creek, r.Unning
a- ,,mooashme" distillery, near Jellico
fnionntain, Tenn. - .
(tIir .... Tnvlnr j w.is .. frtrt1inwtfcK w 0 .......... m w. M niR. .
Tol'that "wasn't loaded," and the bullet
missed "Big-mouthed" HarveV mouth
by-striking him in the back of the head,
tfhe bullet was flattened, but Harve
niOftly shoOk his h&ffl. " -
The Misses Neal, two very handsome
young ladies .from Scott county, who
have been the guests of Mrs. Sam
for several days, have returned
home, taking the hearts -of Matt Holla-day
and Oscar Johnson with them.
The big fire at Paris was visible here.
The smart ones all said that it was to the
right of Paris. A line drawn down Main
street of Millersburg would just be 100
Lyards to the left and exactly parallell
with Main street m Tans.
Duke-Jones arrived here Wednesday,
from Marshall, Mo , with a fine shorthorn
bull and five Jersey heifers which
Alex. McClintock bought at H. D .Ayers'
sale. Avers' sale aggregated $12,185, and
was the first successful sale
ever held in Saline county. Several
lers had tried.it, but failed.
Charlie Clarke led the Cincinnati
market on a hogshead of new tobacco
last week, by selling it at $17.75 cents
per hundred even after it had been damaged
by the flood ; otherwise it would
have brought $20. Silas Paul, a yerj' experienced
handler, selected it from the
top of several crops. He says that he, is
going to put up the finest hogshead in
the Union, for the next shipment.
Owing-to too much zeal and religious
excitement, Prof. Bristow has been forced
to retire from his labors and take his bed.
A college student by the name 'of Deering
also fell prostrated with-a fit from the
same cause. The excitement silso pros-
strated one or two others who had to be
girls crowded around the alter, threw
their arms around a comrade convert and
shrieked in a very agonizing manner.
Fleiiimg county will vote on the local
option question in August.
Mr. John E. Talbott, Louisville, Ky.,
says : Brown's Iron Bitters has cured
him of neuralgia of long standing.
Tiie Trader, Turfman, Farmer
A cat-fish weighing 32 pounds, was
caught in a second-story room of a Ripley
A white partridge has been caught on
the plantation of.Mr. Samuel Carter, of
Murray county, Georgia.
Pete Boriotti has takeri up a stray yeai
ling mule. The owner is requested to
call and pay charges before removing it
The Emma Fisher farm near Lexington,
ot 166J acres, sold Thursday to Mr.
Inskip, at $148.85 per acre, aggregating
n mum i i iumi iiiiiMmiijiiilPBaaMai"
Born To the wife of Brent Hutchcraft,
of this city, a son.
wm i .cwss.
Ed Bean married Miss Jennie Cather-wood,
at Winchester, Wednesday.
Miss Mollie, laughter of Josh Watson,
was married yesterday at Minerva, Mason
county, to a Mr. Robinson, son of Dr.
Robinson, of same place.
Amos, infant son of Wm. Sandifer, of
New Mexicoj digd at the residence of Jos.
Mrs. Margaret Forsyth, widow of January
Forsyth, died here Wednesday
J night after a lingering illness of con -
1 sumption. ,
Prop'r. I W.B.CONWAT D.D.C.ONWA'Y Clerk
One square from railroad depot, GQOD
LIVERY STABLE ATTACHED. The
kindest attention given and guests made
Good 8ample Rooms. A table filled
- with all the delicacies of the season.
Paris, Omnibus Line;v
busses will connect with
passenger trains at the Paris denot.
i fare, . 25 cents to the hotels or . anv narfc'.of
l a 05-
Jj. b. Prop'r.
hmi! rife I m
I wilhsell to the highest bidder at the
late residence of Mis. Nancy Redding,
WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 28,
some household furniture, beds, bedding,
&c, the propelty of said At
the same time ilnd place the heirs will
sell one house and lot at Shawhan Sla
tion, containing (5 rooms, stable on lot,
good cistern at the door. Alsp good ice
house. The lot contains I acre of ground,
and is a very disirable property.
J AS. H.TALBOTi
A. T, Forsyth, Auctioneer.
Broadway, Paiiis Ky.
f8 to 9 A. M.
Office Hours I1" 4 P. M.
1 7 " 8 P.M.
S. B. EWALT ,
LIVERY SALE AND COMMIS
High Street, Paris Kentucky.
Will break colts to best advantage.
Horses bought and sold on a small margin,
also boarded on as good terms as any
other stable3 in Paris.
HORSE AND COW DOCTOR,
NEAR CHASE Y'S DISTILLErV,
Will attend all cases of disease or acci
dents in animals, and make charges con
ditional upon success. Terms reasonable.
'Kimmy' Kimurodgii, " Jas. S. Huff.
. CARLISLE, KY.
KIMBEOUGB & HUFF, Prop's.
Large and Commodious Sample RoomB
on first floor for commercial men. Baggage
transferred to and from the depot
free of charge.
Grand Opera Build'g,
GEO. W.. DAVIS,
Window Shades, Carpets, Oil
Cloths, Mattresses, &c.,
J8 Special Attention Given to J
Undertaking and Repairing.
Main Street, Paris, Ky.
PHASES T. TB&ROOP,
CARLISLE, -. KY.
Office over B. F. Adair's grocery.
CARLISLE, - - - - KY.,
Calls particular attention of the farmers
and horsemen, to the fact that he
is now prepared to put up,
FINE HARNESS and SADIKLES
a specialty. Will sell at lower figures
than heretofore for CASH. -Special attention
paid to repairs.
I keep constantly on hand a large stojK
,pf whips, collars, trace-chains, una crtegr.
& 5 ttrc mm
COMMERCIAL (OR BUSINESS) COLLEGE
of Kentuoky University,
frUSU&B. SMITH, Prcit, LEXINGTON. KY.
J?erfy 5,000 ncceufal graduates of tbetbora -College, ta-L
gather with the leading Educators of America, attcit the S
roperiorifryor its Coort of Study and Training, i being
Thorough, Practical and Complete. Embracing BookSeepbj, f
ButlnMi Arithmetic. Commercial Lair. Mercantile Cams r
Pcnmani hip, etc. Tine rcQalred.to completer
the Fall Diploma Course from 2 to S mootiu. Total cost, ' ;
mniuauig iuujoq, .Boon, Qunonc77 una zscara ra a good
tamlly about $33. Stmdents or this CqUkq evr attend uhe
other Collejea of the Unirerilty tWer Iff Vrattmozt for l"
jear Pre of charge When 2 or mpra tfttar to;t&cr a.
redaction of $5 on each one's Tuition iU bfe tuadd. Tha
Sumner Sewiocbi commenced, bctgtadtrtt rccdTtd tey !
via rintbyear. Krcular FH Openlaar, Seat.
II, 1(?2. XT. IE. 8UITJI. Prea'I.X&nlate'iirZ
Atokkey at Law,
Carlisle, Ky .
ilpafJae;irl j&e'coarts of NichoJii
M adioinin2 conntfea. Soddial '
prompt attention given tocolleflUoiii
County Agent For
9 b 9' '
It is just the thing for detaching runaway
and unruly horses, and no lady
should be without them. They relieve
all the jolts and jirs to the horsP3 shoulders
and retrieves the jolts by the vehicles
Dr. Ed. Ray, practicing physician anU
others of Paris, have tried them and say
they would not be without them for five
times their cost.
mil aiwU sail
KY. CENTRAL R. R
Shortest and Quickest
Tickets to all points
NORTH, EAST AOT WEST.
Special Rates to EMIGRANTS.
For further particulars, apply to
Fraxk Caru. Paris. 3 y.
C. L. BROWN, Passengkr Ai '-.,
Tithe Table in Effect since Jan. 1? !8I,
L'v Covington 8 a.m.,2:30 p.m.,and & i.aa
A'r at Paris 11:30 a m..5:45 p.m.l0:40 r .ro'
" Lex'ton 12:15 p.m.6:35 p.m. 11:20 p.
L'v Lex'ton at 7:45 a.m. 2:10 p.m. 3:15j iu
A'r at Paris at 8:35 a.m.
L'v Maysville at 6 a.m. and 12:40 p.n .
A'r at Paris at 8:25 a.m. and 2:55"p.n.
' " Lex'ton at 9:25 a.m.
L'v Lex'ton at 5 p.m.
" Paris ati5:55 p.m. and 6:20 a.m. ", .
A'r atMaysville;8:10 p.m. and 8:45 aau '
(GREEN CHEATHAM, Prop'j .
One Square from Railroad Depot AM .
Baggage transferred to and fro, free'"
charge 1 !
IilVERX STABLE ATTACK K&
HENRY DAUM, 7$V
Fashionable-Barber, J. .v
Opp. Paris? Ky
W. T. OVERBY.
White and Yellow Pine, Poplar
and Oak Timber f or.
a Speciality. .
T. V. HALL,
forrnerly of Cincinnati.
.MILLERSBURG, - - - KY.
Jj Designs, Drovings and Spedficc
tions including Costs on all Architecture
fjRrjd MAChiner. famished accurately ail