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THE BOURBON NEWS.
PUBLISHED TUE8DAYS AND FBIDAYS.
BRUCE CHAMP, Editor
; "Bourbon News Publishing Co.
One year in advance, - - - $2. 00
Six months in advance, - - - 1. 00
Entered at the Post-office at Paris,
Ky., aB second class mail matter.
That uncrowned King of every Democratic
SAMITEL J. TILDEN.
FOR VICE PRESIDENT,
M r. Xilden's comnnnlon in Victory and: in
THOMAS A. HENDRICKS.
HtchRrd Held, of Mt. Sterling, is a candidate
tor Judse of the Court of Appeals, to sucked
Ju&ge to the action of
the Democracy of the First Appellate District.
The defense in the Frank James trial
give indications of an effort to prove an
Returns from all the counties in the
Slate except Perry, give Gov. Knott, a
majority of 44,500.
TwENTr companies of State Militia are
at Frankfort to-day to take part in the
The Bowling Green Southern Progress
a Republican paper, has put on golden
clippers and gone whence.
wvlv TAirrsPi. Rr.AiNEhas been en-
dorsod for the Presidency by the State
Republican Convention of Virginia,
Twenty-seven thousand three hundred
and eighteen deaths have occurred from
cholera since its out-break in Egypt.
The telegraphic strike is a-thing of the
past. The operators have given up. The
rich coporations were too much for the
15,000 rioor men.
8 Gov. Blackbubn is being sharply
for pardoning George Kennard, one
of the murderers of the Foster family,
near Maysville, in 1868.
There has been no yellow fever
this season. The disease is at the
navy-yard, thirteen miles away. The
city is healthier than usual.
The public school law requires that
each pupil shall be vaccinated before entering
the school unless they have been
vaccinated effectually before.
There is one thing the critics have not
done. They have not prevented Oscar
Wilde from getting $7,500 for a play
whicn would be dear at $3. World.
Mary Anderson made her debut in
London Saturday evening, in "Ingomar."
She had manv recalls and made a good
impression. The house was crowded.
WIlliam Weber, under arrest at New-Haven,
Ky., charged with horse-stealing,
jumped from a second-story window
thirty feet to the ground and escaped.
The Governor pardoned four prisoners
Saturday smong them Johnnie Lenoard,
sent from Newport for thirteen years, for
murder. He had served .thirteen
The scientists have a poser in the statement
that enormous masses of ice were
thrown up in the recent tremendous convulsions
in Java. Where did that ice
A very large rattlesnake was captured
by B. E. Richardson, of Hartford, Ky., a
few days ago. He has extracted the fangs
of the snake aud is endeavoring to make
a pet ofit.
We want nothing to do with the
North" or "the South" in politics. We
.have ordered 'these two baleful terms
stricken out of our new American Geography.
The dedication of the monument and
unavailing of the statue of Gen. Zachary
Taylor, twelfth President of the "United
States, will take place at the Taylor burial
grounds, near Septembar
It is said that where a dollar's worth of
goods pass the custom-houses on the
Niagara river, $1,000 worth are smuggled,
either one way or tho other. Protection,
itself dishonest, produces dishonesty.
John G. Thompson and ex-Congressman
John P. Leedom, of Ohio, are in Wash
ington looking after the position of
in the next House. Both
are confident of getting a majority of the
Saturday 250 colored passengers pass.
e 1 down the road from Virginia, en route
for Iowa, to work on a railroad and vote
- tho Republican ticket at the coming State
elect;on. This will not, however, keep
the State from going Democratic.
Thk cattle fever has broken out
iii Detroit n the herd of n milkman in
vthe westerri part of the city. The whole
herd of twelve is infected. Several have
already died. A herd of forty-one steers
.bought by a Gennesee-county farmer for
feeding some two weeks ago have also
been attacked by the disease and five
have Already died.
To-day at 12 o'clock, the Hon. J. Proctor
Knott will be Bwornin as Governor
of the Commonwealth of Kentucky. It
would be folly for us to add words of a
eulogium character to his national or local
fame. We will be content to simply
say that the proud old Commonwealth
will have a Governor whom she will be
proud of one whom we can safely cite
as the peer of any of the thirty-seven
States in the Union one who will be re
spected both home and abroad.
To him shall we look with confidence
during the next four years as the ruler
of the. whole people, with an abiding
faith that he knows his duty, and that
he'll perform it well. He has seen tho er
ror of precedents, and knows the will of
the'people, and will rule accordingly not
harshly, but well.
He has our utmost confidence thats
all we can give. He needs no advice,
therefore it would be presumptious for
U3, even anyone to offer suggestions.
Our heart is with him in his reign as
Chief Magistrate we know that he will
not cause a pang of regret to pierce it
while it is in his keeping, and he's welcome
In bidding adieu to his predecessor, let
us draw the veil of charity. 'Tis human
to err all men make mistakes ; even
Moses is said to have made mistakes, and
many of them have not been clearly refuted,
to the minds of many. It cannot
be denied that Governor Blackburn
made mistakes mistakes of the head,
and not of the heart, let us hope. He
was too good at heart to rule from a moral
standpoint ; he was overbalanced with
good. He made many mistakes, but they
were all on the side of mercy. We ad
mire him for his goodness of heart, yet
we condemn him in behalf of justice ;
but we forgive him freely, and give him
our best wishes that his private life may
be one ot peace sweet, silvery peace,
and that his sincerity of heart at know
ing that he has done what he thought to
be his whole duty, will not per.nit one
pang of remorse or regret to enter that
sacred abode, while calm. reflection
in review of his career as Chief Magistrate
Bill Nye's Hornets.
Last fall I desired to add to mr rare collection
a large hornet's nest. I had an
embalmed tarantula and her porcelain-lined
nest, and I desired to add to these
the gray and airy home of the hornet. I
procured one of the large size after cold
weather and hung it in my cabinet by a
String. When warm weather come something
reminded me of it. I think it was
a hornet. He jogged my memory in some
way ana called my attention to iu.
Memory is not located where I thoughtit
was. It seems as though whenever he
touched me he awakened a memory a
Warm memory with a red place around
Then some more hornets came and began
to rake up old personalities. I remember
that one of them lit on my upper
lip. He tought it was a rosebud. When
be went away it looked like a gladiolus
bulb. I wrapped a wet sheet around it to
take out the warmth and reduce the
swelling so that I could go through the
folding doors and tell my wife about it.
Hornets lit all over me and walked
around on my person. I did not dare to
scrape them off, because they are so sensitive.
You have to be yery guarded in
your conduct toward a hornet.
I remember once when I was watching
the busy little hornet gathering honey
and June bugs from the bosom of a rose,
years ago, I stirred him up with a club,
more as a practical joke than anything
else, and he came and lit on my sunny
hair that was when I wore my own hair
and he walked around through my
gleaming tresses quite awhile, making
tracks as large as a watermelon all over
my head. If he hadn't run out of tracks
my head would haye looked like a load
of summer squashes. I remember I had
to thump my head against thesmoke house
in Older to smash him, and I had to comb
him out with a fine comb and wear a
waste-paper basket two weeks for a hat.
Much has been said of the hornet, but
he has an odd, quaint way after all that
is forever new.
The Governor has pardoned among
many bad ones recentl', Austin Fleetwood
(white) sentenced for life from
Scott county, for the murder of Constable
Mefford while the latter was trying to
quiet the former, who drunk and raising
a disturbance at a Others pardoned
the same day were : Sam "Wilson (a
negro), sent up from Shelby county in
1882 for two years for house-breaking ;
Geo. Kennard, sent up for life for
Jos. Taylor (a negro), sent from Jefferson
county, March 1882 for four years
for grand larceny ; Dave Curtiss (white),
sent from Madison county in 1881 for nine
years for horse stealing.
The Danville Tribune demands for the
people of Kentucky, a silver-plated State
Hfluse, a double-back-acting revised
Constitution, a ten-dollar-a-day job for
every white Republican, and forty acres
of watermelons a brass band for every
colored man that has two good hind legs
and a vote all others to have a reserved
seat in the pearly Kingdom.
The remains of Shakespeare are to be
exhumed for the purpose of qom paring
the skull of the poet with the busts and
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The Hew iron fence still stands.
Miss Sallie Mclntyre will open a private
Nearly 100 persons from here .went" to
see Jumbo Saturday.
Johnnie Miller has arrived here to remain
until after the fair.
The public school will open next Monday,
with Miss Lou Warford as teacher.
"Foxy" Mann has a sun-flower which
is eight feet tall, and contains thirty-eight
The will of Abraham Barton was not
offered for probation yesttrday, as it
was understood that it would be contested.
Joe Batson shot a chicken thief Saturday
night, and it is thought that the buzzards
or John Mock will find out who the
Jas. Conway and James Hutsell were
refused admission to Barnum's circus Saturday,
in consequence of of 20,000 aeady
being in the tent.
Sam Martin sold 56 of the finest yearling
mules last week, to Riddle &
of Columbia, Tenn. They came to
buy the finest lot in the State, and after
looking all aiound, were satisfied that
this bunch was the finest, by large odds.
The "Old Slate Furnace," in Bath
county, is said to be the oldest furnace in
the West. It went out to blast 1791,
and continued running forty-seven years.
The cannon balls used against
host, bv General Jackson, at the
battle of New Orleans, were manufactured
at Slate Furnace. Many balls made at
the time, bu? not shipped, are on duty in
Eastern Kentucky as door stops.
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Hon. J. C. S. Blackburn will be unable
to deliver the address at the Reunion of
the First Kentucky Confederate Brigade,
in this city on the 5lh inst. It would give
him great pleasure to do so. As he has
has neither the data for the address- nor
the time to get it up in, and it is also
probable that he will not be able to be
here at all that day. Lexington Press.
The Presidential party have wound up
their lines, smashed their bottles, thrown
away their bait cups and are pulling for
home as fast as the iron horse can pull
them. This is nothing but light; they
are badly needed at the county fairs just
Eev. J. TV. Asbury's nomination for
"Register of the Land Office cost the Republican
State Ticket fully 25,000 votes.
"We told his warmest supporters what
the result would be, but they would not
listen to us. Danville Tribune (rep).
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portraits oi mm. xnis is ail nonsense luring a small farm.
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of titiy ordinary poetic shoemaker.
A THRILLING DRAM'A.
BOTH NEW AND EXCITING.
Reserved Seati at Popular Prices, at
Home-rafted Timothy, free of all foreign
seed, at O. A. GILMAN'S.
II. K. BOSWELL.
W. n. BOSWELL.
' LEXINGTON, KY.
H. E. BOSWELL & SON, Prop'rs.
Centrally located, on Short street, near the
Post-office. Rates, 2 per day.
NOTICE is hereby given that bids will be
received by the undersigned Committee
up till the 15th day of October, 1883, for
keeper of the Bourbon County Poor-House
for the year beginning March 1, 1884 and
ending March 1, 1885. All bids will be sent
to the committee in care of Judge Turney,
at Paris, Ky., and must be accompanied by
satisfactory reference as to character and
JAMES N. STONED
J. M. BARLOW, Com.
N. A. JAMESON, j
mHE Kentucky Central
-- durinsr our fair from
will run trains
u.u.AAUp but; icai irx uiic
Bourbon House to the Fair Grounds. Rates
of passage during the Fair from all points
on the Kentucky Central and its branches
at two (2) cents per mile for the round trip.
Tickets good for one day at half rates.
W. A. PARKER,
FARM FOR SALE
AS AGENT FOR THE WILMOT
heirs, I will offer for sale privately, the
farm of 165 acres, situated near Hutchison
Station, half way between Paris and
Lexington, on the K. C. Railroad, with
the branch of the Bethlehem and Hopewell
Turnpike running in front of the
door. About 60 acres are under cultivation,
and balance in grass. Good brick
residence in good repair. Good water,
orchard, ice-house, barns and all necessary
outbuildings. This farm is a very
valuable farm perhaps as good land as
there is in the county or bluegrass region,
and is a rare chance for purchasers de-
Call on or address me at Paris, Ky.
J. SMITH KENNEY, Agt.
For Its Third Annual Exhibition,
Offers the most liberal premiums in all Departments,
and has the most attractive
Programme ever presented.
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday,
September 18 to 22, 583.
A Magnificent Amphitheater !
Splendid Stables for Stock !
Trotting and Running Races !
Bicycle and Foot Races !
Slowest Mule and Sack Races ! I
$25 each for tlie b est samples of
"Wlieat and Tobacco !
$200 for the Handsomest Baby !
Magnificent Amphitheater, Splendid Stables
for Stock, Plenty of Pure, Fresh
Water, and the
BEST MILE TRACK 111 THE UNITED STATES,
J. D. KEHOE,
SOLICIT orders for Doors, Sash, Blinds,
Moulding, Brackets, Finish Timber and
Prepared carpentry. Will not contract the
erection of houses.
BSSOrders for lumber or mill-work may be
sent per telephone from Overby &Co.'s office
on Bank Row. J. M. THOMAS,
THE 46th annual fair of the Bourbon
County Agricultural Society 'svill be
held at Paris, Ky., September 4th and con
tinue five days. 7,000 IN PREMIUMS. New
stand! New stables! One of the best half-mile
tracks in the State! In addition to the
regular class rings for stock, there will be
two trots each day. Location of grounds all
that could be desired accessible from all
poiuts by rail. Floral Hall with its usual
attractions. The Kentucky Central railroad
and branches will run special trains at
excursion rates. For particulars, address
the secretary. W. A. PARKER,
J. W. Ferguson, Pres't.
BSTEntries to purses close August 9th.
HOTEL FOR SALE.
LAND, STOCK & CHOP.
On Thursday, September 13th,
T WILL sell at public sale, on the premises
near Shawhan's station, Bourbon county,
all of my real estate and personal property,
470 ACRES OF LAND,
which can be divided into tracts as follows:
iJSO acres lying together, can be sold into twe
tracts: 230 acres in one tract; 150 acres containing
a G-BIST MILL, DISTILLERS
and comfortable dwelling; 54 acres with n
improvements, ana 44 acres lying in tilt
edge of Harrison county on a pike from the
Paris to Lairs Station, with moderate improvements.
There is a good turnpike
through the main body of the lano
from Shawhan's Station to the Mt. Carmei
pike where it intersects the Paris & Cynthi
ana pike. The body of land lies well, 1.
highly productive, well watered, and well
sustains the wide-spread reputation of ok.
Bourbon from the agricultural as well as the
The personal property sold on same day,
consists in part of
NINE HEAD OF MULES,
A lot of brood mares and colts, cows, calves
and yearling cattle, 60 sheep and -10 hogs;
also my FAM11NG IMPLEMENTS, consisting
of a self-binding reaper, three wagons and
gearing, horse-cart; plows, farm tools, crops,
Terms made known on day of sale.
Sale will commence at 10 a. m., sharp.
GEO. PUGH, Shawhan, Ky.
A. T. FORSYTH, Auctioneer.
P. S. I will also sell at public sale at the
same time, 200 barrels of whiskey of the
crop of '81, '82 and '83
PARIS PLANING MILLS.
GEO. B. MINTER, MANAGER.
AVING DETERMINED TO MIGRATE
to Texas, I will olFer at private sale, the
BOTJKBON HOUSE, the principal hotel
property of Paris. The house is large,
roomy and located in the old and business
portion of the city, and has a line paying
trade. Will sell the house and fixtures at a
bargain. For full particulars, call on address
HENRY TURNEY, Proprietor.
ON WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 12tii,1S83,
I will sell at public sale, on the premises
at Ruddles Mills, the following propertjr:
One lot of 1G acres of land, adjoining the
Methodist church, containing a
residence with three rooms good well of
water. Will sell it as a tract or will divide
to suit the purchasers.
At the same time, one double house with
six rooms, on a lot of about an acre the
property now being occupied by Nelson Stephens
and Ambrose McCarney.
TERMS. One-half of the purchase money
down, and the balance in twelve months
with G per cent interest. A lein will beheld
on the property for purchase money.
E. C. FOSTER.
Polk Forsyth, Auctioneer.
Paris Omnibus Line.
Two first-class busses wTill connect with
all passenger trains at the Paris depot,
fare, 25 cents to the hotels or any part of
he city or suburbs. Trunks, 15 cents
extra. No charge for valises.
L. F. Mann, Prop'r.
MILLIGAN & FERRY
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say that I have just returned from New York,
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All that I can say now, is to COME yes, come
NOW and lose no time yourself in securing
pick and choice from my large and varied selection
of DRY GOODS, DRESS GOODS,
NOTIONS, &c, &c.
We intend to close out our entire stock of-
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and prices. WE MEAN BUSINESS. COME
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(OPPOSITE THE COURT-HOUSE,)
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put in nicely flavored sticks of candy, that children take with
pleasure. Sold by all drug and country stores. Ask for it and give
it a triai. Warranted sure.
JAMES K. DAVIS.
Are now daily receiving importations of a very
elegant line of irall Oassimeres, Dude Cloths,
Oheviots, &c, all of which, are of the newest and
Having never made a misfit in all of oar past Spring and Summer
trade, we need not fear guaranteeing entire satisfaction on that score.
Call and see us ; we'll not only suit exactly in an outfit, but we'll
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