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An Analyst Testifies in the Liz
zie Berden Trial.
Presidential Campaign of 18921 ,
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A Werd te Republicans.
The heie of the party lies In the exclusion
of i staltnirt lteubllcan press. The Itepub
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Unanimously subscribed te by the Xatlenal
J. S. CLARKSON, President.
A. B. HUMPHBEY. Secretary.
The Democratic party of Kentucky is
in worse shape te face the coming cam
paign thau it has been since the war.
Colonel Worthington of Greenup
would make a capital race for Congress
in this District in November. The Col
onel was a gallant soldier in the Union
Army, is an orator and Paynter would
rather meet a mad deg en a lone read
than Colonel Worthington en the
What about the Democratic Kentucky
Legislature? That is new the butt and
matter of ridicule for the whole country.
Admitted by the Chief Executive officer
of this Commonwealth who is a Demo
crat te have utterly failed in properly
and legally performing the important
' work for which it was selected te de.
Expending and wasting vast sums of the
people's money in useless palaver. It
has bankrupted the state, and its misera
ble incempetency will se increase the
taxes as te make the citizens of Kentucky
The Old Settlers.
The old settlers of Masen, Lewis and
. Fleming counties will held their annual
re-union at Ruggles Campgrounds en
-next Saturday. September, 3d.
Everybody Is invited te attend and te
bring well tilled baskets. Eloquent
speakers wjll be In attendance. Every
A Republican Convention.
On Monday, September 12th, County
Court Day, the Republicans of Masen
county will meet in convention at the
Courthouse in this city.
It is important that every Republican
in the county, who has the interest of
the party at heart, should be en hand.
It is the intention te place a county
ticket in the field and te thoroughly or
ganize for the campaign.
Republicans all ever the state are
aroused and intend te make the Novem
ber battle very interessing for their oppo
nents. LIST OF ADVERTISED LETTERS.
'Belew is a list of letters remaining uncalled
for at the Mnysvllle Fostefllco for the week
endlnjr Aujrust 30th, 1892:
Bradley, L.J. Green, Johnny
Brown, Cbarlle Jenes, 0. 11.
Brown, Luly Moren. Jeseph
' Blytbe, Ellas Mitchell, May
Illlyen, Mrs. Harriett Mnrcum, Llzzle
Cox, Mrs. Ellen MoElrey, Ella
Cox. Geertre l'luramer, Llzzle
Davis, Bertha Swans, Emiline
Ferd, Llzzle Sewers, Grunt
Franklin, Van Blley
S3TOne cent due en each of nbevi.
Persons calllnjr for these letters will plcase
ear that they are advertised.
Themas A. Davis, Itmruter
Interested parties may be assured
that the funds of the bazar are in the
hands of the Commander of the Pest,
Jehn Day, and will be accounted for
A handsome audience greeted Elder
8. M. Martin, the noted evangelist, at
the Christian Church last night. Elder
Martin, as an elocutionist, is very enter
tainjnc and theso present enjoyed the
treat immensely. Ills selections were
inertly from well-known and popular,
medwH authen "and all were well re-wired.
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A CONVENTION CALLED.
i'receedings of the Meeting of the Ninth
District Republican Committee.
The Republican Executive Committee
of the Ninth Congressional District of
Kentucky met at the efllec of Captain M.
C. Ilutchlns in the city of Maysville,
August 20th, and was called te erder
the Chairman, Senater Ed. Damn of
Bracken county, who stated briefly the
object of the meeting, viz.: Te discuss
the propriety of placing in nomination a
Republican candidate te be voted for in
November in this District, and, if
thought advisable te neminate a candi
date, te tl. the tinie and place for holding
R. C. McClure of Lawrence county
was then elected Secretary of the meet
ing and a call of the counties was or
dered. Spirited discussion was freely
indulged in and the situation seen
evolved and the expediency of a candi
date mtule potent, nnd unanimously it was
decided te held a convention in the citv of
Ashland .Thursday, September 22d, 1892,
tit 4 o'clock n. m,, at whicli time and
place a candidate for Congress will be
nominated and again the Republican
party in this District will rcassert its en
ergies and undertake te overcemo the
Democratic hosts pitted enanist it by an
unscrupulous General Assembly in their
efforts te legislate it out of existence.
Among tliose present who took part in
the discussion of things pertinent te the
occasion were Senater Ed. Daum of
Bracken county, Themas A. Davis of
Maysville, II. C. Mctcalf of Broeksvillo.
Jehn Kobs nnd J. S. Ogden of Boyd
county, Captain M. C. ilutchlns of
Masen nnd J. W. Robbins who repre
sented Harrison by proxy.
At the close of the meeting a vote of
thanks was tendered Captain M. C.
Ilutchins for the use of his office.
Ed. Daum, Chairman,
R. C. McClure, Secretary.
P crsennl points
tSflf iett havcfrtnuU vMtlng unu, or if jeu
are aeing away en a vttit, please drop us a note
te that effect.
Miss Florence Arrasmlth returns te her
home te day.
Rebert Ficklin came up from Big Bene
Springs last night;
D. C. Frazee. wife and daughter have
gene te Colerado Springs,
Geerge L. Cox- and family returned last
evening from an extended visit in the
G. S Judd and Miss Mary Hulctt have
returned from n visit te Hillsdale,
Miss Candacc Filsen left this moraine
for Midway, where she will finish her
Misses Alma Rigcen and Irene Row
land and Messrs. Charles Gardner and
Othe Umphry of Rectorville and Miss
Florence Davis. Miss Gidelen nnd
Elsmcr Rowland of Tollesboro left yes
terday for Midway and Wilmere where
they will attend school.
lien. R. C. McClure of Louisa, one
of the unterrifled Republicans of Law
rence, and the Chairman of the Republi
can County Cemmittee for that county,
was in the city Monday evening in ntten
dance upon the meeting of the District
Majer J. W. Robbins was in the city
Monday evening in attendance upon the
meeting of the Republican Ninth Dis
trict Executive Committee as the repre
sentative of the county of Harrison. The
Majer is an elegant, courtly gentlcmnn
and always a welcome visitor te our city.
Henry C. Metcalf, Esq., of Broeksvillo
represented Bracken county nt the
meeting of the Republican Disrtict
Committee in this city Monday night.
Mr. Metcalf is a splendid specimen of
stalwart Republicanism, and no man
stands higher as a citizen in Bracken
Among these in attendance upon tne
meeting of Republican Committee of the
Ninth Congressional District in this
city Monday evening was Jehn Kobs.
Esq.. one of the wealthiest citizens
of Boyd county, a gentleman full of
energy, geed sense and Republicanism.
It was a pleasure te meet this gentleman,
and lie premised a royal welcome te the
Republicans who will be in attendance at
the District Convention the 22 d prex.
Hen. O. S. Deminu of Robertsen county
will deliver a lecture this evening at the
High Scheel en Fourth street, commenc cemmenc
at 7:30 o'clock. Subject, "Think." Ad
The funaxal of Mrs. Cenrad Rudy will
take place te-morrow afternoon at 3
o'clock from the family residence en
West Second street, services by Rev. J.
E. Wright. Interment in 'Maysville
Cemetery. Friends of the familv
invited te attend.
Fire and Accident Ins. W. Jt Warder
Advance eale opens Monday morning,
Sept. 12thT at 8 o'clock.
He Swears That en Examination He
Found It Free Frem Bleed.
The Steinftcbi of the Mnrderrd Couple
Tested for roljen With n Xegatlve He
salt The Expert's Testimony Very
Favorable te the Accused UlrL
Fall River, Mass., Aug. 31. Court
came In at 10:30 precisely, and the first
witness called in the Lizzie Berden
hearing was Prof. Edward S. Weed, the
man for whom everybody has been look
ing for days. He said he received a
package containing two stomachs en
August 5 and two jars containing milk
used en August 4 and 5. All were prop
The stomachs were labled "Mr. and
Mrs. Berden." The stomachs appeared
te be perfectly natural. Mrs. Berden's
stomach contalned about cloven ounces
of solid feed; the feed was partially di
gested, and showed wheat, starch and
meat The contents contained chiefly
meat, and there were vegetable pulp
cells which might be bread or apples.
The digestion seemed te be advanced
In the neighborhood of two and n half
hours, mere or less. The stomach was
tested for prussle acid but with a ncga ncga
ttve result. The stomach of Mr. Berden
contained only six ounces, chiefly
water. In Mr. Berden's stomach there
was only a small portion of starch; the
digestion in his case, the contents be
ing nearly all water, waB much further
advanced than in the case of Mrs. Bor Ber
den. There were n few threads el
vegetable tissue In his stomach, which
might have been apple.
Question Could they have been
Witness had net yet analyzed the milk
and could net report en that
On August 10 1 received from Dr.
Delan a hatchet, two axes, lounge cover
and three smell envelopes, In which
wero hair taken from Mr. and Mrs, Bor Ber
den and hair taken from the hatchet
On August 10 witness received a pair
of black stockings. The hatchet con
tained a number of suspicious looking
But careful examination showed no
traces of bleed. Every spot which
looked like bleed was examined, but no
traces of bleed were seen. A big smirch
en the blue skirt looked like bleed, but
was found net te be bleed. The white
skirt had ene spot which loekod like
bioed, and it was found te be One, and it
was directly In front, about six Inches
from the bottom. The carpet was blood
stained (this was the sitting room car
pet), and there was bleed, of course, en
that There was no bleed en the
lounge cover. The envelope marked
"hair, from A. J. Berden," was simply
white hair; Mrs, Berden's was dark.
The hair en the hatchet was net human
hair; sensation mere like that taken
from an animal. The spot en the right
shoe was net bleed, and there was no
bleed en cither shoes or stockings.
There was nothing en the two axes.
"Near the edge of the hatchet were
spots which seemed "le be bleed, but
were found net te be. There was a
splatter en the blade, but it was net
bleed, and there were spots en the side
of the head of the hatchet which look
ed te me like bleed, and I thought they
were," said witness, "but they were
The hatchet was produced. Lizzie
examined It with as much Interest as
MRS. LOGAN'S TASK.
She Starts Out te Italte a Millien Dollars
Chicago, Aug. 31. The Northwestern
Christian Advocate, of Chicago, the of
ficial paper of the M. E. church in the
northwest, announces in its issue pub
lished Tuesday that Mrs. Gen. Jehn
A Legan has undertaken te raise
21,000,000 from the women of this
country for the American university,
the national institution founded by
the Methodists at Washington, D. C.
The university expects te secure a fund
of $10,000,000 for buildings and endow
ment Mrs. Legan's plan Is te erganize
the women Inte state and congressional
districts and local leagues, these
leagues te co-operate with her In rais
ing the the money te aid In this great
enterprise. The million dollar fund
will be devoted te the benefit of women
Chicago Cleanlnir Up.
Ciiioage, Aug. 31. Werk is te begin
at once te prepare Chicago for a fight
against cholera should the dreadful
scourge reach this city. The streets,
alleys and back yards are te be thor
oughly cleaned. Commissioner Ware
has already begun te be active in this
regard. Preparations are going for
word for tlie employment of a large ad
ditional force of wagons and scaven
gers. Each of these will be In charge
el a regular patrolman from the police
department, and whenever it Is found
necessary, private back yards entered
and relieved of germ-hatchers in the
guise of garbage receptacles.
Twe Miners Killed.
Trkment, Pa., Aug. 31. An accident
occurred at Broeksido colliery which
involved the less of two lives. Bart,
Fleming and Wm. McQrath of this
place, two miners engaged in the meat
hazardous work about the mines, that
of robbing pillars, had been at work
but an hour when they were caught by
the sudden running of a pillar and In
stantly killed. Beth leave large fam
ilies of small children.
A Strike Wee.
Asheville, N. C, Aug. 31. Fifty
four stone-cutters, engaged en Geerge
Vanderbllt's estate, near here, who
hnve been en strike for an increase from
40 te 48 cents per hour, returned te
work Tuesday morning, their demands
having been acceeded te.
Oev. Kagle Is Hatter.
RI0HM05D, Ky., Aug. 81. The condi
tion of Gov. Eagle, of Arkansas, while
still critical, is somewhat improved.
With 85 Purchase.
Hug. 3D, 31, Sept. 1, 2, 3
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Leck llex 4-17. MAYSVILLE. KY.
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