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i. i.' C7TP!HJ r t,"ni ".. L,n v. w";.' v 1 ' - 3 ! -.- Kw HtlJWtri OT V,ltf '-' t v -swSffVJ ftKisr-;- ft("Mi"?,- '? : $J S $: ip'f tfMPROJVEM'ENT. A1 ;;$ SHIPS. ) PUBLIC l& DAILY & ' ; Ex-Secretary Blaine, While Prop Prep ped Up In Bed, Leeks Upen the Flowers in the Lawn in Frent of His Window. We Building ej Them" by Can for the Lakes I 6s. "At' &1'- tt t-v." .'it r I ' !l HU Improvement Only a Postponement e( 'the Inerltable The Iteinnvnl of the Putlant te a Warmer Clime the Doetor Hefniet te Dttcus. Washington, Dec 23. The Improve Impreve mcnt In Mr. Blaine's condition Is a mat ' ter of pleasant comment en nil sides, even though It means no mera than what nil pcople 'believe a mere post ponement for a little while of the Inev- itabla fc Wednesday afternoon, about 2 o'clock, Mr. lilaine felt se well that he insisted upon being braced Up en the pillows se that he could leek out of the win dow that his bed faces. Under this window are the lawn and summer flower beds in the open space adjoining the department of justice. , Beyond that is IVmnsylvanla avenue with its moving current of pe'destrltins, fashionable premenaders, line turnouts ' of every description and clanging cable ' cars. Acress the avonue te the eyes of the dvlnir statesman nnnear the Granite ".i walls of the treasury, the graceful 'f front of the whlte house, and beyond & tnem t splendid white shaft of the ty 'f Washington monument outlined against K azure bending ever ,the pillars of Ar y&, Hngten heuse upon the far Virglnle heights. Fitting it is that such a com bination in such a picture should be the ," last upon which his eyes rest ' The change in the woather doubtless ' bes had milch te de in the improvement of Mr. Blaine's condition, se sensitive is ' he te all influences. Fer the first time in a week the sun shene into his win dows Wednesday morning and he greet ed the bright light with a smile and whlspered a request te put the window shades higher. While Dr. Jehnsen speaks with pleas ure of the condition of his distinguished patient, he shakes his head sndly when asked if there is any hepa of ultimate recovery, and did the' same w hen asked " "by your correspondent If he thought thore was any probability of Mr. Blaine's being able te stand a trip te a sunnier and warmer climate. "Mr. Maine is much better this even j ing." said Dr. Jehnsen, in reply te th usual Inquiry. "I called te soe him be tween six and seven o'clock Wendesday night, and found him exceeding!; cheerful for ene In his condition, lilt - voice was much firmer in tone and hit eyes brighter. In fact, he is se much improved that I shall net repeat mj -visit Wednesday evenlntr unless sum mened by the family, and that I de net expect" "Dees Mr. Blalne sit up during anj portion of the day?" i "Oh, yes. Mr. Blaine Is much strengci than the outside world has been led U beueve. in (act, bis condition at nc time has been as critical as has beet 5-iinted In the newspapers. It Is true that Mr. Blaine was for a few minute: a very sick man, at one time Sundav last, but he was net as near te death as believed by some. Mr. Blaine is still very ill, but he Is in no immediate dan ger of death." "De you think that Mr. Blaine's pres ent show of improvement will warrant his removal te a mere congenial cllmatt In the near future?" After meditating a few seconds, the doctor said; "I can net say as te that) It Is useless te leek that far into the future.1 While Mr. Blaine's physlelans are as discreet in their utterances as men can well be, their tone .and manner of ex pression Impress these who converse with them daily that Mr. Blaine's case is hopeless; that while he Is in no im mediate danger, his malady must prove fatal, and that his span of life Is meas ured by the progress of the dlsease with which he Is afflicted. A New Canadian Annexation Organ. Terente, Ont., Dec. 22. The first issue of an evening paper called The Sun, made its appearance heW Wednes day night Its avewed object Is te ad vocate the annexation of Canada te the United States. In Its "salututery" It says: "We have no hesitation In saying our lack of like progress has been and is entirely due te our unhappy separation from the republic of the United States, i With England we have no quarrel, net are we unmindful of her great services en behalf of human freedom, but out hearts and energies should be dovetod te improving the condition of our own people." Suicide 1'eerttel's Funeral. St. Leuis, Dec 22. The funeral el Edward Foerstel, late assistant city ' treasurer, who committed suiolde Mon Men . day, took place at 11 o'clock Wednesday from his father's residence In Foerstel Feerstel vllle. The funeral was private, only relatives and Immediate family friends being present The remains were in terred In Bellofentalne cemetery. 'J he Coining Duel. 'Pabib, Dec. 22, The coming duel be tween M. Clomenceau, editor of La Jus tice, and M. Derculede, who was called a liar by the editor in the chambers Tuesday, Is attracting great attention. uiemenceau nas neon granted me oneico 'of weapons, and both men say they In tend te fight a duel te the death. Dire Settlement or a Judgment. Gethrix, Ok, Dee. 22. A white man 5 named. Cera recently sued a Creek In - dlaa for unpaid wages and seoured a jadgraent in the U. S. court A party of Iadlaaa called at the man's heuse, bound and carried him Inte the weeds, where hk body was found hanging te a Mt WhltWer Memerial Services, Xaykmxul. Hasa.. Dec CO. The WMMier memorial eer vleee, under the aaaptaee a cwmltUe appointed by it aHjr awHMiV waa k14 latMf fattl JTiWa"y S jtWH P"R TTa aaaaja aflaaaaalMaLtafl H aaft HaaaHug .FIRST YEAR. "KURRENT KOMMENT" OATHEREU TOatlTIlEll FOll FUTVllU C. UIKFVC CONS I bh'UA TIOS. Opinion aa te this Jtinultn of the llicent Tlilal irVtre and Vyilenln Vlntnrbance- " What II Of the llartett Jlcf" TARIFF PICTURES. Average yearly earnings of empleyes in manufacturing iin Detroit were . $391 in 1SS0. During ten years of Protec tion they had increased te $191 StgggZMffigiSZIIIMWtl I' 1 li IMimHI in 1S90. In the meantime the numGer of hands who found employment g)cw from 16,110 tllWlllilaKXCKHg te 37,162 Protection aids the worker most of alt. A'cw Yeih Prcti. Congressman Harter's bill te reorgan ize state banks gees te the oxtremo of state's rights. His bill would make the banks amenable only te state laws and out of the reach of Congress With silver produced nt a cost of 45 cents nn ounce, the actual silver in a standard dollar is worth 35 cents and the free ceinage fanatics want Congress te issue an edict that henceforth 35 cents shall be 100. That U about the size of the situation. Perhaps the able gentlemen who think the repeal of the Sherman Silver Purchase )ill would slop the experts of geld are also of the opinion that a flannel string tied areuild one's little linger will step nose-bleed. The opera tien of the law of- cause and effect seems te be equally lively In both cases. The SupreniB Court of Louisiana has declared unconstitutional the law passed two years age and known as the "Jim "Jim crew" law, making it compulsory -en railroads te provide separate cars for negrees. While our own Supreme Court lias its hand in, it might take a whack at Kentucky's Separate Coach legislation. General Dryonferth, the Texas cloud puncher, calls himself a scientist, mul all because of his unsuccessful efforts te knock rain out of the sky by explod ing dynamite in the upper air. It is much as if n man who speuds his time in chasing tiie perpetual motion phan tasm should call himself nu inventor and a discoverer. ' The foreign steamship lines eay they will try te destroy the World's Fair if their business of bringing pQverty, pes tilence and crime te this country is in terfered with by the United States Government. The first overt' act en their part In the direction they uame ought te meet with a rebuke from this country that would result in their bank ruptcy. The declaration of the transalantic steamship companies that their suspen sion of steerage passenger business means fewer vessels and higher prices for European travelera who want te visit the World's Fair next summer is merely a threat which is full of sound nud fury, signifying nothing. The act ive principle of competition among the steamship companies will keep passen ger rates down te a fair basis in spite of all efforts te lift them te the level-of monopoly oxtortien. Morever, the com panies would hardly advance rates te an unreasonable basis, even If It were pos sible te de se. They have nn undis guised fendpess for the goeso that lays the golden eggs, and are much mero likely te pet her than te kill her. , A Ohm fur Croup. If your children are subject te croup, always keep a bettle of CksmbrlIa's CeUgh Itewedy at haad. It I prompt aad crtla cure. If glvea as tern m Um wmipy it will pramt taa MUafc. Far nOa by Fewer A ! MA.Y8YILLE ' MAYSVLLE, KY.t THURSDAY, DECEMBER 22, 1892. TIT" If Vn hnvefrtauU vMttng ieh. or If ou ire nelim atcau nn vtult, pcat dreji tin a note te lUnl effect. Mrs. G. Frankfort. 8. Wall has returned from Mrs. Jehn M. Hunt Will spend Christ mas with relnlivcs nt Irenton. Mrs. Duke Watsen and daughters spending the week at Cincinnati. are Hen. C. B. Poyntz, Railreiul "Cominls "Ceminls "Cominls slenei. was in the city yesterday. Mrs. D. C. Ellis and niece. Miss Nellie Chnmbers, are visiting G. W. Chambers, Ne. Oil Ferest avenue. Mrs. Mary Dudley left yesterday after noon for her home nt Hilltop, after a visit to'tlie family of Postmaster Davis. Miss Plucbc II Ferman of the George town Tciniilc Seminniy will nrrivc te day te spend the holidays with lier mother nt Washington. Miss Mary Spillman, the accomplished teacher of music nt Hnyswoed, left yes terday te spend the holidays nt her home in Garrard county. HISTORY UEl'EATS ITSELF. Mnrj1, who ewncjl the little lamb, Is married new, jqu tnew; Her first born son la ten rears old," And he te school (loes no. He oft excites the teacher's ire Uy fracturing the rule, Then, as of old, tbe children laugh Te bce the "Inm" at school. Dtlrelt Ficc Pn. Yesterday was the shortest tln in the year. Kkuben T. Lwvsen nnd Miss Minnie T. Browrfef Springville mnrricd Tuesday. The prospects of establishing n new bnuk at Hlgginspert have gene glimmer ing. OutLDiiEK's Ten Sets, Bisques, Cups and Saucers. &c , &c, nt Themas's China Stere, nt hnlf price. Mt. Steiiline has fournewspapers and it is said that the fifth, n Sundny edition, will seen blossom forth. Andhew W. Tiiomi'sen nnd MIssNollie E Zuhnis were nuieng the recent wed dingers of Greenup county. '. The amateur train lebbcrs in the jail nt Huntington nre proving grent nt nt tractiens for curious people. Jamks Thompson nnd Miss Melvie Mc Carthy will be married te-day nt the home of the bride nenr Murphysville. Samuet, Maiiti.v and Miss Clara Fulton were mnrricd at the home of the bride's fnthcr, Jeseph Fulton, in Aberdeen last eveniug. TiiEdouble Issue of The Ledeeii will be a daisy, if we de say it. You'll miss dollars if you don't spend n few dimes for nn advertisement in it. "-'- J nine In view of the steady advance in the price of whisky, it is possible- te expect an advance in augnr. These commodi ties are often observed te rise and fall to gether. We nre requested by Jehn Walsh, enndidate for City Assessor, te state that the report in circulation, especially in the East End, that he would withdraw from the rnce is absolutely false. A. Dena will net be open Cluistmas Day, Theso desiring a 'nice Basket of Fruit, Bex of Fine Candy or anything in his line will plcnse call bufore Sunday. Extra nice Malaga and Catawba Grapes. Flerida Oranges, 20c. per dozen. Chuistmas has arrived already at the Postefllco, nnd geed old Santa Claus is keeping the clerks busy recelving and dispatching packages. Santa always rogisters articles that he wants te reach his friends safely and In geed shnpc, and these that go Iu ordinary mall ought te be well wrapped in strong- paper and tied with a stout string, The Postefllco will be open every night the remalnder of this wcek, from 7 te 0 o'clock, for the rccop rccep rccop tlen and delivery of packages. Fretn fletcburg. 0. P, Moero S: Ce,, prominent drug gists of Newburg, Ore., says; "Slnce our customers have Wome acqualated with the geed qualities of ChaaberUla'i tieugfc tUaMdy, we sell but, little of aar ekekia. CbMtUrlali'i 4klM all fcriaft Maal aaatt Wa Aa V erfaj JptyajQ aaaaeseajajpvTi a w rW VJ iapak Jk VaMMiilJ TsaBAafJ Wi law jewjsWTWw jerwP(Wl xxruBLicAtr. The Resclnnd Secial Club will give a hop at Neptune Hall te night. i 1 1 The health of Andersen Finch con tinues te improve nt Themnsvllle, Ga. i .in ... e i i , Chaiilks II.1 White, who has been 111 for several days, Is able te be out again. Hkniiv 8mittsen, a Christian county fanner, fell from n wngen, wns run ever nnd fatally hurt. A meii traveled 120 miles te hang a negre in Whitley ceuuty, but the Jailer kept them at bay. Vases, Mustache Cups, Biic-n-Brac China nnd Glosswaie. at Themas's China Stere, at your own price. He is de termined te close out. James II. Autiiuh, an cvcltfrcn of Masen, has bought the Grceu Leer Farm of fifty-six acres nenr Mlllersbuig, the prlce paid being $85 per ncre. Man nants little here below. Whoever siild thnt lied. Unless liu's jret n bettle of Hegcrs' Old Stock, HuV never eatlllcd. G W. Iteat:iis & Ce., li" Market street, Mursvlhc, Ky. TiifeitB is no ene person stHrred in "A Secinl Session" every chnrnctcr Is in terpreted by a -clever artist nnd each hns full power te make his individual part as great a success as possible. We ceme te your city with n record of five years of solid success and the praise of pi ess and public from ocean le ocean. JVef rreiii it Financial Stamljielnt. "I de net recommend Chamberlain's Cough Remedy from a llnnncial stand point, for we have ethers in 6teck en which we make a larger profit," says-Al Maggini, n prominent druggist of Brad deck, Pa., " but because many of our cm cm temcts have spoken of it in the highest praise. We sell mere of it than of any similar preparation we have In the store." Fer sale by Power & Reynolds, Drug gists. jl Secial Ncssten. A "Secinl Session," ene of the most sparkling farce comedies, hns been re written nnd levlsed nnd it new appenrs a novel and attractive creation, full of fun nnd studded with gems of music and songs. With the company is the cele brated Black, Hussar B ind and famous star eichestrn A Secinl Session will held the beards nt the Opera houe Satur day night, and nn evening of mirth is premised all who nttend the perform ance. Complimentary. Rev, W. O. Cochrane will preach his fniewcll sermon nci Sundn morning. He gees the first of the year te accept n call te the church nt Maysville Mr Cochrane nnd his family have endeared themselves te our pcople during their four j'cais residence here, and wc are loath te give theln up Maysville may well feel proud of securing him, for they can find no mere able Minister nor comteeus nnd Christian gentleman. Wc bespeak for him every kindness, help and courtesy in his new field and trust lie will often return heie te see the people who love him se well Millmburg Cor respondent Ktntuckian-CUizen. Attll (i Hyutery. William Moffett, the injured Q. and 0". track-walker, is still in a semi-conscious condition at Brady's Hetel en Second street. Dr. Owens, the Surgeeu en the reat1, says: "He is getting along very well His injury is new complicated with pnou pneu pnou menia brought en by the expesure he was subjected te before found. Te my knowledgo he has made no connected statement ns te hew he was hurt. The shock te his brain is se severe that no re spenslbility can be attached te any utter ance he might make. His mind Is com pletely clouded nnd It will be scvernl days befere he can talk rationally. One of his hallucinations is thnt he wns in jured thirteen years age and has been asleep ever since. The chances nre that he will ultimately recover." Don't atuxxl the l're: A newspaper is the medium through which the people nre kept informed of incidents and events which transpire in the world around about thorn. That is its mission and that Is what the patrons and subscribers of a paper expect of It. It is true that there nre griefs and loves tee sacred te be babbled te the world nnd ofttimes things of a detnestie nature trunsplre in which the public has no in terest. Such things a decent respect for the feelings of ethers prompts the pro prietors of a paper te refrain from pub lishing. But thore are happenings in this city almost dally which all the poeplo knew about and which are the common talk en the streets, and yet some one will rush te the riewtpaper offices nnd request ai a personal favor that such thing be net IWJErnWieTTwe . Te publle pre ought te be held u A te eril-Meefi ad aet be iiaMl- ONE CENT. KEXTUCKT U'JiATllEIt REVORT. What e Slay Expect IMireen Thti Time and ToSterrow Evening. Tim LEDOEll'S M'EATIWIt SIGNALS. i i U7i ll streamer rAiris nine iiain or snow; With Ulack aiieve 'twill waiimeu ktew. If niack'n nr.NRATit cet.DEii 'twill be; UnlvBiUlarh' shown nocluuiee we'll see. CWTlie ubote forecasts tire ruude ler h period of thlrtj-slx hours. enUInif at B o'elock te-morrow evcnlmr. The two negrees who se brutally as saulted Mr. Richardson vf Paris have been captured and placed in jaih Rich ardson is at the point of death. Heniit Adam, one of Masen county's most estimable German citizens, breathed his last at his home four miles from this city en the Mt. Carmcl pike. Funeral te morrow at 1 p. m. from his late resi dence, Tahlten Kennedy of Dexter nnd Miss Tillle Williams of Gurmantewn were married at the Clerk's Office yesterday ufternoen, Judge Themns R. Phister offi ciating. The groom is 19;nnd the bride 18 years of nge. DeKauj and Ringgold Ledges of this city have been invited te attend the dedi cation of the new Oddfellews' Hall at Manchester en Tuesday evening next. There will be a banquet and that means n geed denl te a hungry, man iu Man chester. They are somewhat like Mays vlllc, and never de things by halves. A mvn named Davis from Lewis county filled up en boezo yesterday nnd get se unruly In Rosser's saloon, Frent and Limestone, that Mr. Resser sent for the officers. Officers Maugan and Bland re sponded, and when they undertook te ar rest Davis he pulled nn iron ring which he tried te use as his knuckles He was overpowered and arrested ?r Deubling the Size! Deubling the Issue! In order te accommodate Holiday Advertisers, THE LEDGER will, en i Friday, December 23d, print an 8-page paper. The edition will be a large one, and intending advertisers will please give their orders and copy te our representative as seen as possible net later than neon of Wednesday next. v5L .lit. Invaluable llcmnly for t'eliln. Sheriff Hardman of Tyler county, W Vn., was almost prostrated with a cold when he begnn using Chamberlain's Cough Remedy. In speaking of it he says: "It gave me almost Instant relief. I find it te be an invaluable remedy for colds." Fer sale by Power & Reynolds, Druggists. Eieaptil Frem the .tiiylutn. Twe escaped inmates of the Asylum nt Lexington have been wandering around In the neighborhood of Marshall's Station en the L. and N. for the past two or three days. One of them is named Lee who is known in that locality. He was sent from Lewia county a few months nge. The ether party claims te be from Ohie and says he was sent up from Covington. They slept in a barn near the station Monday night having applied at Beveral farmhouses and being rcfused. When they left Tuesday morning they caute in this direction. As Lee's mania ie burning harm the people are mucli aiarned. NterM Alecaatler hae notified the mi D Means a Declaration of War in th Opinion of Gen. Miles. A Direct Violation of tb Treat? of 1817 Wlileli Mmlu the War Veiiels of the I. United Stutet and Oraat Britain lie See Ureafcers Ahead. Chicaoe, pec. 22. "If Canada baa built and armed three vessels for serv ice en the lakes as described by the of ficers of the revenue marine service at Washington It amounts te a declaration of war," 6aid Maj.-Geu. Nelsen A. Miles Wednesday, alluding te the report that the dominion has increased Its armed force en the great lakes. "I de net want te be quoted as saying that Cab ada or Great Britain means war," said Oca Mllea "The fact la, though, that these three vcssels are in direct violation of the treaty of 1817, which limits the war vessels that cither our government or Great Britain can main tain en the lakes te a certain number and limits their gun power. The action of the Canadian authorities in building the vessels described .by the officer of the revenue marine service violates the treaty In both particulars. "England can send a large fleet of, light-draught war vessels up the St Lawrence river into the great lakes, which could burn every town from Du luth te Detroit, and the singular thing Is that the United States could de scarcely anything by way of defense, se far as doing battle en the water Is con cerned, for, while we have some light war ships that could get through the canal, we could net get them te the up per lakes for the reason that they would have te pass through British posses sions, aud that Canada or Great Britain would net allow. Gen. Miles has a list showing that the Brjtlsh navy has thirty-five protected cruisers, eighteen unprotected cruisers, twenty torpedo vessels, fifty-four gun vessels, two armored vessels, six dis patch vessels and fire armed steamers, . of draught light enough te allow their passage through the Welland canal. FOR NOT VOTING. Knnsai City Electors Will He Fined By the Court. Kansas City, Dec. 22. City Counselor Rosselle brought suit in the circuit courts Wednesday te compel B. T. Whipple, a prominent capitalist, te pay 2.50 as a i penalty for net voting at the lest bpring election. Kansas City has a clause In its charter fixing a penalty of 2.50 per capita en all who de net vote. The recorder of votes' books show that 18,271 voters did net vote last year, and consequently they ewe the city $1,070.50. The suft Wednesday will be followed by "there, te Include every delinquent non-voter en the books. The list of delinquents contains bank presi dents, capitalists and property-owners who did net take enough interest te vote. The result of the suit will be noted with interest. Hebbed 111 C)tu Hank. El Rene, Ok., Dec. 22. -Five indict ments have been returned by the grand jury, new in session here, against S. W. Sawyer, a few months age at the head of the leading banking institution of this city, which, he declared, had been robbed of 110,000 by the Dalten gang, thus causing failure. It was generally believed at the time that no robbery had been committed, except by Sawyer himself, and a report of the committee appointed by the depositors, and the in vestigation and action of the grand jury, confirmed that belief. Heirs ler a llair-Mllllen Wanted. Omaha, Neb., Dec. 22. The family of Jehn Brenle, which was left at White Hall, I1L, in 1800, while the father went te California In- search of a fortune, is heir te half a million dollars. Attorney Wm. Mereland, of Portland, Ore,, lain. Omaha looking for the family. He has been able te find no trace. Mr. Mora Mera land offers a reward for information. A I'nllee Captain Commit Murder. Jacksen, Tenn., Dec 22. Themas Gasten, captain of the police, killed W; C, Strickland, Wednesday morning. The tragedy was the result of a card pub lished In Tuesday's Evening Times ever the signature of Strickland, making se rious charges against Gasten's official conduct. I he Het bee Unaltered. Reme, Dec. 22. The emissaries of the French royalists have utterly failed te induce the holy see te alter Its present friendly feeling toward the French re public, a feeling that has characterized the policy of the Vatican for the past two years. A Fatal Experiment. Gesiikn, Inti, Dec, 22. Rufus Den- nls, of Nepanee, attempted te beat a Big Four express train ever a crossing Wednesday morning. The locomotive, hew ever, struck the carriage midway, and inflicted injuries upon Dennis from which he died in an hour. Mar Lese tils Eye. TAma, Dec 22. Streng fears are en lertalncd that Baren Alphense de Rothschild will lese his eye as the re sult of the sheeting accident en Sunday, It is probable that a nerve has beca touched, and It may be necessary te re move the eye. naby Farmers en Trial. ; Sydney, N. a W., Dec 23. Makta, nnd his wife, the baby farmers, wkef klllcd thlrteen infanta by piercing thek hearts or spines with needles, wt Wednesday committed fer.trlal Beth pleaded net guilty. Alleged American Hwlndlers. Vienna, Dec 22 The mercka-ata David Oalas and Kuemrael have bee arrested en the eharjre of beiag Aet can fugitive from jaUce, aad el Wav ing perpetrate, fravwta te te of M,eee, WJerWeWaw w 'l LaaeL. Dm. ML m. wa WhsMhsA & ftfeAefc VAaftsMaWlal lit stsWa iwwwwa) We swea w Taeaaw a aw JrMswMCk JM SMWlMsi 1 i P'k .i t V ? at Lewtte.