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It didn't rain here Saturday or Sun
Tub English sparrows are beginning
to build their nests.
Look out for the great "Wiggi ns storm
Saturday and Sunday !
The K. 0, has put on another freight
train to meet the demands of the extra
excursionists from this
place, attended the Nilsson matinee Saturday.
Dud Talbott sold his tobacco to a Mr.
Marshall, of Maysville, at 10 cents all
The Boston Operatic Minstrels are billed
for our Opera House Friday night, the,
Ton Richardson, for carrying concealed
weapons, was fined $25 and imprisoned
for ten days.
There have been seven cases of smallpox,
with two deaths, at Mt. Sterling,
The pay 'roll of theLexington Guards
for the Grayson campaign will aggregate
Doc AVeatherby likes the News so well
that he always reads it through twice,
The residence of Elder Jones, of the
Christan church, was burned near Lexington,
There lives near Midway a fifteen-year-old
colored boynamed Jim Polk, who
weighs 387 pounds.
O. E. Dickerson was almost fatally injured
in Gynthiana, by an emery wheel
bursting and striking him.
The dust on our streets yesterday was
about as thick and annoying as on the
17th day of any first-class August.
Sam Doggett, Ben Snelling, TVm.
North and Jeff Howard, will all be tried
for murder'this week afOwingsville.
A lady of Ghent, Ivy., has contributed
$100 to the orphan school at Midway to
be applied to enlargfng the building.
A hog has lived 46 days imprisoned I
under a Maysville distillery, without
food, and is now doing well since it's release.
Mr. James Hagay, Louisville, Kj,
saj's: "Brown's Iron Bitters greatly
benefited me when suffering from neuralgia."
Burglars entered three stores in Augusta,
Wednesday night, and stole a large
lot of goods and all the money in the
The old Harrodsburg Springs property
consisting of 200 of land, will be
sold by the IT. S. Government at public
sale, on April 5th.
Mr. James A. Clark, Louisville, says :
'I have been trouble with indigestion,
and have been greatly benefited by
Pure WhiteBurley tobacco seed, warranted
the'purest and best, from Clermont
county, Ohio, for salerat this office,
at 50 cents per ounce. tf
The trial, of Alex Oder of Harrison
county, on charge of murder, will com
mence to-morrow, on change of venue,
in the Pendleton court
As it will require $200,000 to put the
Newport Barracks in first-class order,
there's a chance that Newport will be
abandoned as a military post.
Laycoce & 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 Lex-
Old fishermen say that the late flood
has left a great quantity of large .fish in
the pools of the Kentucky and it's tributaries.
They expect fine sport during
The teller of the Third National Bank
at Cincinnati was taken in the other day
by one of the new nlckles which had
been gilded. He thought it was a five
dollar gold piece.
"Attention" isJthe name new post-office
established in Carter County, last
week. Lots of delinquents will be re
quested to pay attention to the post-master
in a short time.
The Harrison County Agricultural
Horse Trotting and Badge-Wearing Association
is $4,000 in debt. They called a
meeting Saturday to connive some means
of escape of the approaching calamity.
Dick West col'd, attempted to cut
Richard Lowell, a prominent livery man
of Lexington, and in self defense, Lowell
V stuck a pitchfork in West, seriously
Bob.Forsvth. of Louisville, who attend-ed
his step-mother's funeral here last
week, took Miss Lizzie, his half-sister,
home with him and will support and
care for here in the future.
The train which brought the Lexington
engine down the fire, made the trip in
27 minutes. The fastest time ever made
from Lexington to Paris (18- miles) was
22 minutes, made by a passenger train in
Judge Mann, proprietor of the 'bus
line here, has enjoined Jno. S. Temple-
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man from running a 'bus in the interest
of the Thurston House, on the grounds
that he purchased exclusive privileges,
therby binding Mr. Griffith not to run a
at Nicholas ville was concluded
Saturday by a hung jury. The trial is
postponed until August. Eight of the
jury were lor man-slaughter, three for
acquittal and one for haugiug.
The examing trial of Drs. John L.
and Wm. U.Martin, for the robberv
of John Smart, was concluded Saturday
afternoon , after a session of fifteen days,
resulting in holding both over to await
the action of the Grand Jury in the sum
Frank Armstrong has recently collected
four subscriptions to our historical
History of Bourbon, Harrison, Scott and
Nicholas, amounting to $15.15 including
costs, in each case. Anyone desiring one
of those celebrated books can find one
for sale at this office, for $4.
J. J. Long, Jk., clerk of the Purnell
House, Millersburg, called on the News
Friday afternoon. Mr. Long desires to
correct the impression in the minds of
many that the Purnell House was closed
at the retirement of Mrs. Purnell, and
announces by a card in this issue, that it
is still living and ranking among the
best hotels in the state.
The board of directors of the Bourbon
Ag'l Association 3 ' have deter
mined on a half mile trotting
track. They have received $3,500 in
stock from the public, and want $1,500
more by Saturday. The Association will
then raise $5,000 more and will at once
go .to "Unless the additional $1,500
U raised this week, the project will be
abandoned andthen the old Association
will probably go topieces.
An oner The Aslics.
Jack Neal has opened out again in his
Ossian Edwards is now located on
Bayles & Rion are at the Lyons house
near the Baptist church.
Who stole Ed Ryan's high-water pants?
They had the suspenders on the bottom
and a drug store in the pockets.
It is said that if Geo. Ingels can purchase
the Singer lot for areasonnble price,
he will erect a fine opera house.
The lots now containing the debris,
will 'TsellFformore 'thisTweek 'than
they ever will again. Hear the vdice
of wisdom, oh, ye owners 1
We understand from good authority,
that R. S. Henderson refused $14,000 for
his lot on the burned district, made by a
company of our solid citizens.
Mrs. Dr. Kenney, after making a careful
estimate of of her loss in jewelry, furniture,
silverware and household goods,
places her loss ot $3,500. Insurance, $500.
Some say that the burned district will
be dotted with pie factories under a lot of
stretched blankets in the mid summer
days, all the same as if a great circus carnival
Dr. Kenney lostin the fire, a gold-headed
cane presented to him by Gov. Met-calf,
just before his death. It was presented
to Gov. Metcalf by John J. Crittenden,
while he rf'as an associate member
of the Legislature with him.
When the alarm of fire was given last
Tuesday night, Craddock put on his extra
suit of underclothes and all of his outer-clothes,
including a forty-year-old swallow-tailed
coat, pied two forms of type,
ordered Henry to carry out the big press,
and then walked up to the fire all in a
jumbled-up shivered jiffy.
"Those Pretty St. George Girls,"
'Tuose Pretty St. George G irls," now
in press and shortly to be issued by T.
B. P. Peterson & Brothers, Philadelphia,
treats of fashionable life in London,
the detail of a London "season,"
with it's aristocratic flirtations, foHnwi'i
bv sketches of life of the English Nobility
and those associated with them at the
centers of English fashionable life on the
Continent. Glimpses of London Clubs
and Club men, also an exciting fox hunt,
and the races at Ascot, give variety to the
developement of the story, in which, of
course, there is an element of romance
and true love, to which fashionable follies
serve as the foil. The dialogue is exceedingly
brilliant and witty. The author
of the story is aJady of . prominence
in New York society.
Oscar Johnson is on the improve slowly.
Good men are known by the company
that they dont keep.
Parnell will probably sail for America
before the month is over.
A corset is nothing more nor less than
a waste-basket, in a waist place.
Eld. David Walk, formerly of this city,
now has charge of a church in
Our happiness and misery are trusted
to our conduct, and made to depend up-
There are Go widows in the incorporate
limits of the town of Augusta, Bracken
Judge Owsley" cihd id ate for Go vernorj7erts 'Friday night - There were 75
was here yesterday looking after his
Each lady ol the Lexington Cooking
Club invites her own escort and lakes
him to the club.
Woman first tempted man to eat, but
he look to drink of his own accord.
Joe M. Owen, of Smith's Landing,
Ohio, is visiting his old friends and relatives
at Noilh Middletown.
Preferring war in Africa to war at
home, Sarah Bernhardt's husband has
joined the army and gone to Algeria.
Why are all cavalrymen in the United
States Army good dancers on horse-back?
Because the squad-drill is the first thing
The young lady who presided at Trick-um
Post-office Harrison county, has married
and resigned. The office in consequence
In Siberia you can buy a wife for eight
dogs. If Craddock would go there and
trade himself ofT eight times he could get
a wife. Lexington Press.
The man who has the weaker side of
an argument always makes the most
noise. If you want to hear a pig squeal
get him penned into a corner.
Your cousin Jay Gould will start out
on a trip around the world in a $500,000
yacht, in a few days. Though he's not
bigger than old Grant, he's got more
"If it were not for your bowing and
scraping your apologies, you brute, faix
I should think you had thrown me over
the fence on purporse," said the Irishman
to the bull.
An old man here when he lead the account
of the child with three tongues remarked,
"That's nothing, if you could
hear my old woman sometimes, you
would think she had a halt dozen."
Nine-tenths of the unhappy marriages
are caused by green human calves being
permitted to roam iu society pastures unyoked.
After a short season of intermingling
of doll baby faces,
and ribbons, the gum-sucking business is
followed bv double-trouble in way of
twin babies before the father can sup
port a moustache or the mother can set
a hen. The mother is often times a
grand-mother at thirty-two, and the
grosslyjiiieglected bv an old
buck of a widower who plays the'part of
step-father to'thetwins. Thus.it will be
seen that many a poor silly girl is dragged
through a short and trying Jifo by one.
foot while both hands are tied, vainly
trying to persuade herself that "marriages
are made in heaven," when really millions
of small hells are made on earth, by
the silly adventures of youth launching
their frail boats on the dangerous, dark,
and stortny'matrimonial sea.
James McClelland is no better.
Remember the Eli Perkins lecture
An iufaut child of Sylvester Hunter,
died Sunday, of pneumonia.
"Snuff" Watson, one of the characters
of the precinct, died the other day at Dr.
Pearce Lighfoot has returned to his
jome in Flemiugsburg, on account of serious
Charlie Turner sold several fine mules
at Paris yesterday at price ranging from
$175 to $200.
The Rev. Mr. Bristow left forborne last
Thursday, exhurbertant over his success
at the late revival.
The administrator of "aunt" Betsey
Miller's estate weighed up 900 pounds of
rags and a car load of paper.
AV. AV. Lynch, Roden's shoe-maker
has returned lo Mavsville and has "taten
a position in his father's store.
"Win. H. Hamilton sold his crop t)f
about 5,500 pouuds of tobacco, to Overby
& Thomas, for 18 cents all around.
Everything sold high at Eld. Myers'
sale Saturday, and good crowd in attendance.
The old horse "Bias," property of Wm.
Mc. Miller, Sr,, died Satnrday, at'the ripe
otd ago of 36 years.
Silas Paul severely wounded himsef in
the knee with a hatchet, while nailing
hoops on a tobacco hogshead.
The influx of tobacco men in this precinct
is great. Scarcely a day passes but
what some one moves through.
Two of the recent converts at the revival
Mr. and Miss Warwick, united with
the Presbyterian church Sunday.
Miss Lula Barksdale and Mrs. Crain.
of Hillsboro, arrived here last week to
attend the bedside of Miss Fannie Fizer.
An infant child of Sam Turney's, was
found in a.choking condition on the bed
Saturday. It died before relief could be
administered. No clue as to what choked
Rev. G. T. Gould wound up the pj
meeting in a sermon the con-
converts and 40 accessions to the
Duke Jone3 left a colt on a pasture at
Charlie Turner's when he went West,
Duriug the winter the colt died, and
Charlie informed him of the fact, and was
surprised on receiving a letter from him
inquiring if the colt "died happy."
The silver mine recent recently found
on the cliffs of the Little Sandy in Elliot
county, was visited several years ago by
Levy Trotter, of this place. Levy was
afraid to go down in it, uder the impression
that it was occupied by a band of
The good effects of the revival are still
visible. Harmon Stitt, Joe Corrington
and Miss Alice Paul joined Sunday
night. About forty took membership
with the church Sunday morning.
Among the number were H. Hunt, Harry
Conway, Jim Payne and Tom Conway.
Four converts were immersed in Hinks-ton
The Trader, Turfinan, Farmer
One Paducah Kimrod has killed 9,160
rabbits this winter.
A cat ranch with 500 Toms and Tabbies
has been started in Texas.
A Frankfort man won $2,000 on the
A hawk was killed in Georgia last
week that measured forty inches from tip
Frank Colcord sold his crop of tobacco"
to James Rogers, of Cane Ridge, at 12J
Tom Nichols, of this county, has a colt
by Wanderer, out of Kiss Me Quick,
which,is said to be the finest in the country.
One thousand nine hundred and forty-seven
pounds of white hurley tobacco
were the product of an acre of ground in
Overbv & Thomas bought yesterday
7,000 lbs. of tobacco from Collins &.
Browning, at 10 and 4; 10,000 from
Garth & Buchanan, at 10 ; and 3,000
fromMorrow & Smedley, at 1.
In a match of 100 birds each, Dr. Carver
defeated Capt. Bogardus again Saturday
at Chicago, in a score of 72 to 63, out
of a possible 100. Bogardus is still not
satisfied, and has challenged the Dr.
Yesterday 3,000 people attended the
court-day sales here. About 400 cattle
were on the market, ranging in price
from 3 to 5 cents. Good broke mules
were in demand at from $350 to $400 per
pair. Good horses were in demand and
sold at fair prices.
The Champion Stallion Stakes for three
year-olds, one and a half miles, to be run
for next September, will be contested for
over the Louisville Jockey Club course.
Col. Clark's bid of $10,575 against a $6,000
bid from the Conoy Island Jocker Club
secured the prize. There are eighteen
entries at $500 each.
Never in the existence of the tobacco
market in Cincinnati, has there been
sucb offerings as were last week. There
were offered 2,446 hogsheads, with 1,879
actual sales. Full prices generally obtained,
yet on Friday the buyers lagged
a little. The bluegrass tobacco led the
market on all new crop one hogshead
bringing $17.75. Mason county followed
next with one at $16.75, and Pendleton
one at $16. Several lots of old Ohio went
at from $22.25 to $27.25. The lowest
sales were $2.20 to $3.10.
Cards are out announcing the marriage
of Prof. W. II. Lockhart, principal of a
select school h ere for hoj's and young
men, to Miss Lizzie Adams, of Cynthiana,
ho is at present a teacher in the city
school at this place, at Cynthiana Thurss:,
Prop ": W.B. D.D.CONWA'Y CONWAY
One square from railroad depot. GOOD
LIVERY STABLE ATTACHED. The
Irindeet attention given and gueste mad
Good Sample Rooms. A table filled
with all the delicacies of the season.
Paris Omnibus Line.
Two first-class busses will qonnect with
passenger trains at the Paria depot,
fare, 25 cents to the hotels or any part of
he city or suburbs. 'Trunks, 15 cents
extra. No chargefor valises.
L. F. Mann, Prop'r.
Fashionable Designs for Parlors,
Halls, Chambers, &c.
SAMPLES AND PRICES MAILED FREE.
H. BARTHOLOMAE & CO.
128 and 130,TWest 33rd St.,
Soed. ZPo&sttooiS S
I have a lot of fine Beauty of Hebron
Irish potatoes for sale, hey are very
select and rare. Price reasonablo.l
nolOl 2m T. D. WAKELY,
(8 to 9 A. M.
Office Hours 1 4 P. M,
8 P. M.
S. B. EWALT, !
LIVERY SALE AND TCOM MISSION
High Street j Paris Kentucky.
Will break colts to best advantage.
Horses bought and sold on a smsill margin,
also boarded on as good terms as any
other stables in Paris. . ..
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
ditional upon success. Tenuis reasonable.
'Kimmy' Kimbkougii, J as. S. Huff.
KIMBROUGH & HUFF, Prop's.
Large and Commodious Sample Rooms
on first floor for commercial men.
transferred to and from the depot
free of charge.
Grand Opera BuUd'g,
GEO. W. MYIS,
Window Sliades, Carpets, OH
Cloths, Mattresses, &c.,
? Special Attention Given to
Undertaking and Repairing.
Main Street, Paris, Ky.
PHAKES T. THROOP,
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,
EIOT3 HARNESS and SADDLES
a specialty. "Will sell at lower figures
than heretofore for CASH. Special attention
paid to repairs.
I keep constantly on hand a large stok
nf whins, collars, trace-chains, and
JOHH J, LOSS, Prop'r,
Mi J, LOSE, Chi
U MELL HOUSE
Rates, Two Dollars Per Bay
Nice Sample Rooms for Commercial men,
Livery and Sale Stable Connected
a, iws:. 3"o:Kr:E3,
AUiCKT FOn --
r LARGEST COMPANIES I?
IN THE WORLDT I
8ST XiOkscs Promptly Paid,
& Rates as Low as The Loicest. ""a
mira m $?? BfiHR"
feijii mm IWUk,
KY. CENTRAL R.
Shortest and Quickest
Tickets to all points
NORTH, EAST AND "WES0.
Special Rate to EMIGRANTS
For further particulars, apply to
Frank Carr. Paris.. Ky.
C. L. BROWN, Gkx'e Passk.ncser jgtm
Time Tctblcin Effect sinca Jan 1 ,
Covinston 8 a.m.,2:30 p.m.,and 8 p.m
A'r at Paris 11:30 a m..5:45 p.m.l0:40 p.m
" Lex'ton 12:15 p.m.f$:35 p.m. 11:20 p.&
L'v Lex'ton at 7:45 a.m. 2:10 p.m. 3:15rm
A'r at Paris at 8:35 a.m. 3:00 p.m.3:55p.u.
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 at.5:55 p.m. and 6:20
A'r at.Maysville,8:10 p.m. and 8:45 .m
(GREEN CHEATHAM, Prop'r.)
One Square from Railroad Depot All
Baggage transferred to and fro, free ol
LIVJERY STABLE ATTACHED
Fashionable Barber J
Orp. Post-office Parte, 3Ty
W. T. OVEEBY.
WHOLESALE LUMBER DEALER-y-
Wlrite and Yellow Pine, Poplar
and Oalc Timber for
Attorney at Law,
"Will practice in the courts oi SicUolafc
and adjoining counties. Special sn?
prompt attention given to colleciionjs.
T. V. HALL,
formerly of Cincinnati.
MILLERSBURG, - - - KY
JS Designs, Drawings and Specifications
includiner Costs on all Architecture
larul Maoliwwv. furbished accurately and
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