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Nsr Hill Jtutrodaced.
Frankfort, Ky.. Feb. 10. Repre
sentative Uishop had a new bill Tues
day providing for continuous session
of magifct rates" courts, in second-class
cities. Traver had a new measure re
nuirimr all nisrht street cars, running
not less than one hour after midnight
in all second-class and first-class cities.
Abele by request of the Humane so
ciety of Covington had a new bill for
the protection and taxation of dogs.
Futal Ouarrel Over a Debt.
Mini)i.F.sitoi:o. Ky., Feb. 10. Henry
Gilbert, of Shawnee, Tenn., was killed
Tuesday at his home by l'liil lirown, of
Allendale, Tenn. Gilbert owed ISrown
r.m. mnnor. and when lirown at
tempted to colleet it his life w:w
threatened. He again demanded hi
A second time his demand
was refused, lirown then shot Gil
bert, killing him instantly, add effect
ed his escape.
l'rracher Assaulted 'Willi Ituckft.
IIautfoki), Ky., Feb. 10. llev. Wil
liara llowlin. of Beaver Dam, was as
saulted bv Bill Baltzell. a miner. Il
seems the preacher stopped at Bait
zell's on the day previous to the dilll
cultv and spoke to Baltzcll's wife.
Baltzell took exceptions to the preach
it's call, and on meeting him next daj
attacked him with rocks, badly wound
ing him on and about his head.
To Mark Soldiers Graves.
Frankfort, Ky., Feb. Id. HeprescD
tative Abele, of Covington, has p-e
tented a petition from 1C of P. lo.lgei
in his home city asking the legislature
to adopt Gov. Bradley's suggestion
his message that the graves of Ken
tuckv's federal and confederate sol
diers at Chattanooga and Chiekamau
ga be marked with a monument each
Ficlitinc the Ciocbel Election IlilL
Fkaxkfort. Kv.. Feb. 10. The fiirh
on the Goebel election bill, creating
state election commission of three t
appoint election olheers, is growin:
more bitter daily. Opponents of tin
measure claim that it ivill fail, or a
least be vetoed, and fail to pass tin
senate again. Senator Goebel's friend
are actively at work for the bill.
May lie Trouble Over tile Tost Offlee,
Mayfiklh, Ky.. Feb. 10. There
likely to be trouble here at any n;o
ment between the Happy and Key fac
tions concerning the Mayhem pos
ollice. There is much inllammator
talk here and the feeling has growi
exceedingly bitter on both sides.
Alvin Overstreet Aceuitted.
Nichoi.asvii.i.i:, Ky., Feb. 10. Alvii
Overstrcet, the sanctified Methodis
exhorter, who killed Fred Knight witl
an ax handle last Wednesday-, was
civen an examining trial in Judg
Phillips' court and was promptly ue
quitted of the charge of murder.
Miss IJradley to lie Congratulated,
Frankfort, Ky., Feb. 10. Rev.
Fetty, in the house Tuesday, intro
duced a joint resolution, which lie)
over, congratulating Miss Christim
Bradlev upon the '"noble stand" taker
bv her in determining to use water i
the battleship christening.
No UccUlou l'rom the Court of Appeals.
Frankfort, Ky., Feb. 10. The court
of appeals did not give a decision
the Kenton county contempt eat:
Tuesday. The bulky record prove
more than the judges contemplated,
and an exhaustive opinion, it is sup-
pos2d, is being prepared.
Smallpox Declared Kpidemic
MiDDLESiioito, Ky., Feb. 10. Small
pox has been declared epidemic There
are 29 cases. All saloons aim the pu b
lie schools are closed. No loiterin
streets is allowed. The mails are fu
migated and all surrounding towns'arc
closed against Middlesboro.
Advised to Vaccinate.
Lexinoton. Kv., Feb. 1G. The board
of health has issued a circular lette
advising every one to be vaccinated,
The smallpox outbreak here two years
ao is cited, and it is to prevent
repetition of this that has caussd the
board to take ueh action.
COMMON SENSE RELIGION.
i is a Requisitc.to.the Happiness of tho
World's Population.
LIEUT. PEARY,
We Sliou'd Not S" for the Olory of Ore:it
JUt-ii Where O.ie is Notu-.nl T.iousa.ius
Uemuiii In the It.ic t Srou:i.l-Ser-mon
by Itev. Dr. Ta!ma;c.
On a Lecturing; Tour, Prior to II'.s Expedl
tlon to Search of the North Pole.
Sax Kkaxcisco. Feb. 10. Lteut.
E. Peary, U. S. N., the arctic explorer,
accompanied by his wife has arrived
here from New York. He is at present
on a lecturing tour, prior to his forth
coming expedition in search of the
north pole. For the purpose of cx"
ploratfbn, the navy department has
granted Lieut. Peary a leave of ab
sence for five years from his duties at
tlie naval station, where he has been
serving In New York. The visit to the
toast i6 merely an incidental journey
to fill in the interim before the start for
the arctic regions can be commenced.
Miss Willard Ha the Grip.
Jkw York, Feb. 16. Miss Francis E.
tVillard. president of the XV. C. T. U.,
has bee seriously ill in this city for
'the lafct" three weeks. She is suffering
f kwi a serere attack of grip. Mrs.
Stevens, rice president of the XV. C.
T. C, saFd Tiiesday: "Miss rVillard's
condition is mere favorable to-day
than rt has-been for the la&t three
(hiySj but her condition is still serious.
She is suffering from a very severe at'
taek of grip, but the doctors entertain
hopes of her recovery. Miss Willard
is not suffering from cancervof the
Btomach."
A Hnowballer Shot.
Chicago, Feb. 10. Angered at a
crowd of inischevious boys who pelted
Irim with snowballs, ltudolph lilank
turned npon the youngsters with a re
volver and fired several shots at them,
One of the bullets struck Joseph Kava
nautrh. aged 10, who was among the
snowballers. in the forehead, and the
boy is now at the hospital at the point
of death, iitank was arrestea.
Aid for Ton Der Ahe.
St Loois, Feb. 10. President Muck
enfuss, of the St. Louis Browns, raised
$-.1,000 of the 84,000 needed to get
Chris. Von Der Ahe, the baseball
magnate out of the Pittsburgh jail.
At Lyons, N. V., Mrs. Abram IL
Robinson and Edith Schaffner were
Monday found in bed nearly asphyxiat
ed by coal gas from the parlor stove.
Neither is expected, to recover.
M 4MtAMNUBIAN TEA cures Dyspep-
eia, Constipation and Indi
gestion. Regulates the Liver. Price, 25 etc
The health of the kiijg of Italy, which
has improved during;, the last three
years, is again causing uneasiness. His
faintmr fits, which at one time had al
most disappeared, have again begun to
aflict him, especially after loqg and
latigniBg eeremoriies.
C lhi esotcicd that beJbre long' Can
ada &n mM' anuallj $30,000,000 worth
0f butter 'and cheese te Great BritaiaJ
Dr. Tannage'. text Sunday was Ro
mmis xvi.. 14. lo: "naiUiC jisjiicjiiui,
hlegon, Hernias, Patroba, Hermes,
hilolous and .Julia."
Matthew Henry, Albert Barnes, Adam
Clark. Thomas .Scott and all the com
mentators puss by thesJ vers- with
out any es ;ecial remark. Tlie other
0 oeonle mentioned in the chapter
were distinguished for something, and
were therefore dlsunss.-d by the Ulus
trioiiH e.xpoiitors; but nothing is said
about Avyneritus, Phlegon, Hermits.
Pahobas, Hermes, i'iiuoiugus anu
Julia. Whew were they Lorn -o
one one knows. When did they die?
There is no record of their decease.
For what were they distinguished.
Absolutely nothing, or the trait
of character wouiu imve o-eu
brought out by the apostle. If tucy
had been ycrv intrepid, or op-
uh'iit. or hirsute, or musical of ca
dence, or cras of style, or hi any wiij
anomalous, that feature would have
been caught by the apostolic camera.
Hut thev were jrood people, because
Paul sends to thiin hi high Christian
ards. They were ordinary people,
moving m ordinary spnere, .itiunum ;
to ordinary duty, and meeting ordi
nary responsibilities.
What the world wants is a religion
for ordinary people. If tlu-re be in the
Unite I States 7J,030,000 people, there
are certainly not more than l,O0y,O0J
extraordinary; and then there are Ctt,-
O0J,O0J ordinary, and we do well to
turn our backs for a liUlr while upon j
tiie distinguished and conspicuous peo- j
pic of the l.ible and consider in our
text the fceyen ordinary. W'e spend too
much of our tiliie in twisting garlands
for remarkables, and building thrones'
for magnates, and sculpturing war-,
riors, and apotheosizing philanthro
pists. The rank jiiid hie of the L.oM s
boldiery need especial help.
The vast majority of people will
nevtr had tin arm-, will never write a
state constitution, ivill never electrify
a senate, will never maue uii imi ortaiu
invention, will never introduce a new
philosophy, will never decide the fate
of a nation. You do not e pact to, j ou
do not want to. You will not be a
Closes to lead a nation out of bondaje.
You will not be a Joshua to prolong
the i.aylight until you can shut live
kin.s"n a cavern. You will not be a
St. John to unroll an Apocalypse. You
will n-t be a Paul to preside over an
ai ostolic college. You will not be a
Mary to mother a Christ. You will
more probably be Ayncritus, or
Phlegon, or Hernias, or Patrobas, or
Hermes, or Philologus. or Julia.
Many of you are women at the head
of households. Every morning you
plan for the day. The culinary depart
ment of the household is in your do
minion, i oil uecliie aw question
diet. All the anitiry regulations of
your house are under your supervision.
To regulate the food, and the apparel,
and th-e habit and decide the thou
sand questions of home life is a tax
upon brain and nerve and general
health absolutely appalling, if there be
no divine alleviation.
It do s not help you iniuth to be told
that Elizabeth Fry did wonderful
things amid the criminals at Newgate.
It does not help 3-011 much to be told
that Mrs. Judson was very brave
among the Hofnesian cannibals. It
does not help you very much to be told
that Florence Nightingale was very
kind to the wounded in the Crimea. It
would he better for me to tell you
that the Divine friend of Mary and
Martha is 3our friend, and that He
sees all the annoyances and disappoint
ments and abrasions and exasperations
of an ordinary housekeeper from morn
till night, and from the first day of the
year until the last day of the year, and
at your call He is ready with help and
, re-enforcement.
Thev who provide the food of the
world decide the health of the world.
You have only to go on some errand
amid the taverns and the hotels of
the United Ktates and (Freat Uritain to
appreciate the fact that a vast multi
tude of the human race are slaughter
ed by incompetent cookery. Though
a young woman may have taken les
sons in music, and may have taken les
sors in painting, and lessons in astron
omy, she is not well educated unless
she has taken lessons in doughj They
who decide the apparel of the world,
and the food of the world, decide the
endurance of the world.
An unthinking man may consider it
matter of little importance the
cares of the household and the econ
omies of domestic life but I tell you
the earth is strewn with the martyrs
of kitchen and nursery. The. health
shattered womanhood of America cries
out for a (Jod who can hplp ordinary
women in the ordinarj- duties of house
keeping. The wearing, grinding, un
appreciated work goes on, but tlie
same unrist vno stoou on me uuuu
of Kalilee in the early morning
and kindled the fire and had tlie
fish already cleaned and broiling
when the sportsmen stepped ashore,
chilled and hungry, will help every
woman to prepare breakfast, whether
by her own hand, or the harm 01 Her
hired help. The God who made inde-
Ktmft;iil euloo-v of Hanna-h. who
made a coat for Samuel, her son, and
carried it to the temple every year.
will help every woman m preparing
the family wardrobe. The God who
opens the Uible with the story of Abra
ham's entertainment by the three an
gels on the plains of Mamre, will help
everv woman to provide hospi
tality, however rare and embar
rassing. It is high time that
some of the attention we have
been giving to the remarkable women
of the Bible remarkable for their vir
tue, or their want of it, or remarkable
for their deeds Deborah and Jezebel.
and Herodias and Athalia, and Dorcas
and the Marj's, excellent and aban
donedit is high time some of the at
tention we have been giving to these
rnnsnir.nons women of the Uible be
given to Julia, an ordinary woman,
amid ordinary circumstances, attend
ing to ordinary duties, and meeting or
dinary responsibilities.
Q'hen there are all the ordinary busi
ness men. They need divine and
Christian help. When we begin to
talk about business life we shoot right
off and talk about men who did busi
ness on a large scale, and who sold
millions of dollars of goods a year; and
the vast majority of business men do
not sell a million dollars of goods, nor
half a million, nor a quarter of a nm-
lion, nor the eighth part .of a million.
Put all the business yi'en .of our cities,
tosvj.s, -villages and jutighborhoods side
by side, and ju..vili find they sell less
than a hundred thousand dollars
worth of goo Is.
All these m.n in ordinary 1 11 -dncss
life want divine hi You see how
the wrinkles are printing on the coun
tenance the story of worriuient and
care. You can not tell how old a bu-s"-ncss
ma'i is by lo-ikin-r at him. Gray
hairs at "0. A man 45 with the st-op
of a nonogenarian. No time to attend
to improved dentistry, the grinders
cease because Ihuy are few. Actually
dying of old age at -10 or 53, when they
ought to be at the meridian. Many of
these lu,lnes men have bodies like a
neglected clock to which yen come, and
when you wind it tip, it begins to roar,
and then the hands start ::r. und very
rapidly, an. I then the clork strikes
fivo or t n: or forty, an.l strike,
without any sense, lind t'.ion su 1
denly stops'. So is th body of that
worn-out man. It is a neglecte I cljek.
and though by some summer recreation
it may be wound up, utiil Urn machin
ery is'all out of gear. Tlie ban Is turn
around with a velocity that ex ites the
astonishment of the worl '. Men can
not understand the wonderful activity,
and there is u vonr an.l a buzz,
and a rattle about tl.cs' dis
ordered " li v.. s, and they strike 10
Uiucimintus. T know five bundled
farmers j.ist a: noble a he wts. What
.hey want is to know tli.at thi-y have
thu friendship of that Clu'ist who often
lrcw his smiles from the farmerV life,
is when he said: A sowi-r went forth
:o miv." as when he built his best par
nble out of the scene of a farmer boy
coming back from his wanderings, and
the old farmhouse shook that night,
ivith rural jubilee; and who compared
limself to a lamb in the pastuw field,
ind who said that thu eternal Go I is u
farmer, declaring: "My Father is the
husbandman.''
Those stonemasons do not want to
near about Christopher Wren, the
irchiteet who built St. Paul's cathe
IraL It would be better to tell them
how to carry the hod of brick up t!u
ladder without .-lipping, an.l how 011
.1 cold morning with the trowel, to
smooth off the mortar uUd keep cheer
ful, and how tu be thuuUfnl to God for
tlie. plain food taken from the pail by
the roa l.side. Carpenters standing
amid the adze, and the bit, and thu
plane, and the broa.lax, need to be told
that ( viii was u carpenter, with his
own hand wielding saw and hammer.
Oh. this is a tired world, and it is an
overworked world, and it is an under
fed world, and it is a wrung-out world,
and men and women need to know
that there is rest and recuperation in
1 tod and ii that religion which was
not so much iuU'iut-d for oxlriiot-
-Jjln they ought to strike six, j dimiry people as for ordinary people,
anil I they strike -t'J when they ou ;ht , because there are more of them,
to strike nothing, u-i I ;iU..Ule!il.. tiu-y 'phe healing profession has had its
stop. Po.t mortem examination iv- Alvrcrooilucs, ,ind it- Abernethys, am
veals the fact that all the springs, and : its Valentine .Mutts, and it W'i.lard
pU'OUs, ;ind weights, an.l balance Parkers; but the ordinary physicians,
wheels of health ;u: completely de- lo tj0 nlo,t of the world's mcdieiii:
BUCKEYE.
ranged. The human uiook simpyjjnir an they need to understand that
run dn.vn. And at the time when the Vj',i'ie taking diagnosis or i rogncsis. or
steady hand oijriit to be J 'dating l , writing prescriptions, or compounding
the industrious h..uri 0:1 a clear mi'iiiiimu'iit, or hoi ling the delicate
sunlit di:.!, thu whole machinery of
body, mind and earthly eitpao.lv st
forever. Oak Hi-i a:rl GiV-..wo. 1
have thousands of bu ,':ne-s men who
died of old age at St, ::.. 10, l.V
Now, wlr.it i. wa".t!l is giacu di
vine grace for ordinary liuslness 11u.11,
men who are harnessed from morn till
night and all the days of their life
harnessed in business. Not grace to
hx-i: a huni'lKi! thousand, i,ut grace to
lose ?10. Not grace tu feupc-rvit-e -o0
employes in a factory, but prace to
supervise the bookkeeper, : nd two
salesmen, and the small boy that
sweeps out tiic stoic, fji-ace to invest
notf SO.O 0 of net profit, but the i- i3J
of clear gain. Grace not to endure the
loss of a whole siijpload of spices from
the Indies, but grace to endure the
loss of a paper of collars from the
leakage ot it displaced shin
gle on a poor roof. Grace not to en
dure tho tardiness of the Amerkan
congress in pasdnga necessary law, but
grace to endure the tardiness of an er
rand boy stopping to play marbles
when he on -.'lit deliver the goods. Such
grace as thousands of business men
have to-day keeping them tranquil,
whether goods sell or do not sell,
whether customers pay or do not pay,
whether tariff h up or tariff is down,
whether the crops are luxuriant or a
dead failure calm in all circum
stances, and amid all vicissitudes. That
h, the kind of grace we want.
Millions of inen want it, and they
may have it for the ashing. Some hero
or heroine comes to town, and us tlu
procession passes through th? street
tlie business moil come out, stand on
tiptoe n their store step und look at.
some one who 111 Arctic clime, or in
ocean storm, or ;:i day of battle, or in
hospital agonies did' the brave thing,
not realizing that the-, the enthusiast
tie spectators, have gone through trials
ill business life that are just as great
before God. There are moo who have
gone through freezing Arctics and
burning torrids, and awful Maivnt;oes
of experiences without moving five
miles from their doorstep.
Now, what ordinary business men
need is to realize that they have the
friendship of that Christ who looked
after the religious interests of Mat
thew, the custom house clerk, and
helped kydia, of Ihyatira, to sell the
dry goods, ami who opened a bakery
und fish market in tlie wilderness of
Asa Miuor to feed the T.OIM who had
come out on a relisrions picnic, and
cuwc wui WW 1. t . J j . . w -, ......
who counts the hairs of your hcudiwith
as much particularity as though they
were tlie plumes of a coronation, and
Who took the trouble to stoop down
i til his finger writing on the
ground, although the first shuille of
feet obliterated the divine caiigrapny,
and who knows just how many lo:
casts there were in tlje Egyptian
plague, and knew just hoy many
ravens were necessary to supply KH.
jab's pantry by the brook of Cherith,
and who, as tlqral commander, leads
forth aU tie regiments of primroses,
foxgloves, duffodils:, hyacinths anj
lilies, which pitch their tents of beauty
and kindle their camp fires of color all
around tlie hemisphere that that
Christ and that God knows tle most
affairs of your business life, and, how
ever inconsiderable, understanding all
the affairs of that woman who keeps a
thread-and needle store as well as the
atfairs of a .Rothschild and a Uaring.
Then there are all tlie ordinary
farmers, We talk about agricultural
life, and we immediately shoot off to
'talk about Cincinnatus, the patrician,
who went from the plow to a high po
sition, and after he got through the
dictatorship in 121 days went back
again to the plow. What encourage
mpnt js that to ordinar farmers".1
The vast majority qf thpm none of
them will be patricians, J'ernaps none
of them will bo senators. If any of
them have dictatorships it will
be over forty or fifty or a hundred
acres of the old homestead. What
these men want is grace to keep their
patience while plowing with balky
oxen, and to keep cheerful amid the
drought that destroys the corn crop,
ami that enables them to restore the
garden the day after tho neighbor's
cattle have broken in and trampieu
out the strawberry bed, and gone
through the Lima bean patch and eat
en up the sweet corn in such large
quantities that they must be kept from
the water lest they swell up and die.
Grace in catching weather that en
ables them, without imprecation, to
spread out the hay the third time, al
though again, and again, and again, it
has been almost- ready for the mow
A grace to doctor the cow with a hol
low horn, and the sheep with the fool
rot, and the horse with the distemper,
and to compel'the unwilling acres to
yield a livelihood for the family, and
schooling for-tlie children and little
extras to help the older .boy in busi
ness, and something for the daughter's
wedding outfit and a little sueplus
for the time when the ankles will
iret stiff with age, and the breath
will be a little short, and the swing-
inir of the cradle through the
hot harvest field will bring on tlie old
man;s vertigo. Better close up about
pulse of a dying child, they may have
he priueuco and tlie dictation of tho
Almighty Doctor, who took the.
case of th'j madman, and, after he
had torn off his garments in foamui&
,tciiie!iiiu, cloUictt him again, body and
mind, and who li t d up the woman
who for IS years hud been almost
double with the rucumatisiu into
graceful stature, and who turned the
scabs of leprosy into rubicu.-i 1 com
n'.xjr,:;. and, v,h") rahhs 1 tho nv.iub
iiesu out of pui-aty-is. and who swung
wide ocn the closed windows of
hereditary or accidental blindness,
until the morn'.ii light came
streaming t l.i-o-.tjn tne pesuiy case
liHi.ts. and who knows all tlie diseases,
and all the remedies, ami all the herbs,
and u the ci:i)( 'uans. and is monarch
of 1 hannacy and thcrapuetics, and
who Las sent out 10.0UJ doctors of
whom the world makes no record; but
to prove that they tire angels of mercy.
I invoke tlie thousands of men who-o
ailments thty have assuaged, and the
thousands of women to whom in eris.vs
of pain they haw been next to God in
God in benefaction.
Come now, let us have a religion for
ordinary people in professions, in oc
cupations, in agriculture, in the house
hold, in nieridmiidise, in everything. I
salute across tho centuries Aysncritus,
Phlcou. lki-mas. Patrobas, Hermes,
Philologus ami Julia.
First of all. if you feel that you arc
ordinary, thank God that you arc not
evtraordmary. 1 am tired :md sick,
and bors I u'most lu death with extra
ordinary people. They take all their
time to tell us how very extraordinary
they really are. You know
as well as 1 do, rav brother and sister,
that the most of the useful work of tho
world is done by unpretentious people
who toil right on--by people w ho do
not iret much approval, and no one
seems to say; '"That is well done
l'licnoniena are ot lt little use.
Tilings that are e.eeptlonal can not bo
depended on. Hotter trust tlie small
est planet that swings in its orbit than
ten comets shooting this way and that,
imperiling the longevity of worlds at
tendimr to their own business. For
stealv illumination better is a lamp
than a rocket.
Then, if vou feel that you are ordi
narv, iMiiemoer mat vour sition in
vites the less attack. Conspicuous peo
pie how thev have to take it', How
they are misrepresented, und abused.
and shot at! The higher the horns of
roebiuk the easier to strike him
down. What a delicious thing it must
be to be a candidate for governor of
state or president of the United States.
It must be so soothing to the nerves
It must pour into the soul of a candw
date such a sense of sty nity when hti
reads the b.cssed newspapers!
The Iiuckcye friends of W. T. West
were glad to hear of his appointment
as post master.
J: N. Tetter bought of John McCul
ly 7 shoats at Sl-J.OO. Herm Ray
bought at Richmond court : head of
cattle at 77.50.
'J here were ') deacons ordained at the
Rantist church Saturday morning at
11 a. m. and a most excellent and im
pressive talk on the deaconship was
m-.de by Rev. T. H. Campbell, of Lan
caster. Deacons Gaines, of Lancaster,
Anderson and Grow, of Mt Hebron
and Jones, of Freedom churches were
present and altogether it was a very
solemn and interesting service. On
the following Sunday, pastor Willis
preached a splendid sctnon from Cd
1 imothy and 'Jn chapter. "Thou theur
fore endure hardness, as as'jldior of
Jesus Christ"
Alec Miles, of Nicholasviile, was
in our vllage S iturday. Misses ISeltie
Henry, Florence Harris, Annie Aus
tin and Hobert Henry, of Lancaster,
vpdted friends and attended church
here Sunday. Mr. Warren and Miss
Edna Seott, of Mt. Hebron and tlie
,MSiGS Rogers, of uoa,r Lancaster, weie
guests of the family of Joseph Si.np-
son Saturday and Smday. Miss Hat
t'e Jones attended the Hagan-Hendtr"
son m. irriao in this county WeJnes
day. The bride is lu the gro m 20.
Those attended the ol I maids, conven
tion from this placn pronounce it ver
e.njqyable, Children and adults tortured by
barns, scalds, injuries, eczema or skin
diseases may secure instant relief by
using UeWitt's Witch Haael Salve. It
is the great lMe euiody. Stormes'
Drug Store, lm
Co.,
I will sell my farm of 73 acres sit
uated in Garrard county, 2 l-'i miles
northwest of Paint Lick station, on
the L. & N. Railroad. It ha on it a
new houso with six rooms, a new barn
md other necessary buildingr. and also
00.1 tenant House, iliere is a well
of water at the doar, the best in th?
county, not failing during the drouth
last summer. Iko water is so cold
hat wo nevir h ivo to use any ice in
the hott iit weather. The farm is un-
ler good fo ico and is very productive
and will produce anything that grows
this country. It is supplied by a
spring o pure running water that
never lias been known to 20 dry.
My reason for selling: My physician
idvises mo to change cliinitc on the
account of my health. A idress
C. I. hXOI.KMAX,
Paint Lick, Ky
INTERESTING ITEMS,
ORGANIZED 1883.
CHEEKS NATIONAL BANI
U OF LANCASTER. FT.
Capital,
Surplus. Fund
$100,000
15,000
BUSINESS SOLICITED.
Careful and Prompt Attention Ouaranteod
THE
Soifcii ffiilil Install
OF LEXINGTON, KY.
OXJIi PTTV.
V
Our plan is a new application of an old principle, and is based up
on tho actual experience of successful life insurance companies, cover
ing a period of over 200 years. The same principles govern Upth, only
WE pay while you LIVE.
THEY pay when you DIE.
WE offer the INVESTMENT features.
THEY protect in case of DEATH.
With them, death is the moving factor, causing the payment of the
policy; with us, a definite and fixed mathematical rule, in lieu of death,
matures the policy.
INSURANCE IS A LAW OF AVERAGE.
They figure on so many men out of a thousand dying we figure
on so many policies, They kill the man we kill the policy.
There is 110 reason why a man should dio to reap the hen
fit ol' his investment.
We return an average of $2.30 for every dollar paid us, and yet Ave
assume an obligation less than one-third as great as has been assumed
and paid for years by the leading life insurance companies of America.
OUR MISSION.
Only about twenty (20) per cent, of the people are insurable. Only
the sound and healthy, vho least need it's advantages, can obtain
life insurance.' Why should there not be a means provided whereby
the other eighty (So) per cent, of the population can carry an invest
ment the same as the favored few who can get life insurance? Our mis
sion is to open the door to the entire population to enjoy the same or
greater benefits for an equal or less expenditure, considering the ad
vantage to be derived, and that those advantages maybe enjoyed during
life by the one making the investment.
NOTHING SUCCEEDS LIKE SUCCESS.
That our plan is popular and based upon sound business princi
ples, is evidenced by our large and increasing membership, as shown
by our remarkable 'Exhibit of Growth, See literature.
We court the clysest scrutiny and most thoroug investigation. No
statement made that cannot be verified by actual results.
Others Make Money. Why Not You?
The endorsement given this Company by the investment of bankers, law
y;rs, merchants, ministers, doctors, railroad men. mechanics in fact, men of
business sagacity in every vocation of life is an evidence of the soundness of
our sys'em.
ACTUAL RESULTS, AND OPINIONS OF S03U OF OUR CER
TIFICATE HOLDERS.
IlEV. J. V. Iin.KV, of Mortonsville, Ky., says: "I have had an investment!
in the Southern Mutual Investment Co., of Lexington, Ky., for more than three
ears. I have had 23 couoons to mature by redemption, which cost mc leas
than 533.0.), and returned to me 1,410,00."
Lexixgton-, Kv., September 10, IS97.
To ichom it man concern.
This is to e -rtify, that my husband, XV. F. "White, about three years ago, in
vested in the Southern Mutual Investment Co. Since that time there have
been 20 coupons to mature, on which the Compaaj- has piid his estate 51.02l.9t;.
Thesj coupons cost his estate less than 700,00 to mature them. 1 am pleased
with the investment he made, and am still carrying Gl coupons in the Company f
M.vkv E. White.
J. M. HlGGIXSOTHAM.
Lewis Y. Leavkll...
8. F. Hudson
W. O. Rionsy
C. D. Walker
President
. . . Vlce-Preslden:
Cashlei
Assistant Cash'r
Bootkeepei
A Smith Browman, Mgr.
No. 1 1 Cheapside,
Lexington, Ky.
DIRECTORS:
J. M. HlOOINBOTHAM,
J.S. Johnson,
B.C. Arnold, Jr.
iLKX. Gibbs,
Lewis Y. Leavkll,
T. M.Arnold,
B. F. Hudson.
J.J.Walker
Jacob Y. Robinson.
No less than eilit women have seats
on the London board of education.
It is computed that there is one
hors. in Great lSnVain to every Vi per
sous.,
The largest known moth is the giant
this, a na'ive of China, whose win
measure nine inches across.
SfME.vnsTs s.iy that were it not for
our atmosphere the ocean woukl be
come boilinjr hot from the suns rays.
The bill annexing 12 square miles
to the cit- of Memphis has passed
both hous.-s of the Tennessee legisla
ture, IT has been estimated that there are
between 15J and 20J women who are
practicing dentistry in the United
Mates.
CiiiCAflosportshave purchased Fight
ing island, eight miles from Detroit,
und propose to establish an American
Monte Carlo,
Iki:iii:et SrENCKH is in exceedingly
feeble health from an affection of tho
heart, and has removed from London
to Brighton, Eng., permanently.
Vexekk cutting has reached sitch
perfection that a single elephant's
tusk;?, o0 inches long, is now cut into a
sheet of ivory IjJ inchc? long an.l 20
inches wide.
Is the yard of a.Mexican prison the
governor has caused a phonograph to
he placid, which repeats to convicts
tiie charges made against them in the
Toiccs of their victims.
The old contained in the medals,
vessels, chains and other objects Dre
served in the Vatican would make more
gold coin than tlie whole of the pres
ent European circulation.
The discoverer of .Mount Uischoff,
the greatest tin mine in the world,
which has paid 7,500,000 in dividends,
died a short time ago practically penni-
lnsG "Pli?lfinnlipr"' Smith ns ho was
onlli'd had a tieiision of SI. 000 nor an- !
num from the New South Wales gov
ernment, but it did not enable him to
make provision for his wife. The
PUBLIC SALE.
I will sell nt publlj outcry, on the premises.
Known Hi me .moss iveruy larm, on sugar
urecK piKo, .'. nines ironi Lancaster, on
WEDNESDAY, FEB. S3, iSgS
the following property, to-wit:
12 heat, of liores, 3 milk cows, vearlln
calves, 7 brood sows. 0 shoats. 1 two-hors
wngou and harness. 1 carriage aud double hnr
nes, 1 Deerinj; binder, (good as new) 1 drag
narrow. 1 cane mill ana evaporator. 1 disc liar
row, (irood as new), bic plows, double shovels
and other furoilug implements too tedious to
mention.
Also sheaf and threshed oats, barlev, corn
wheat, meal, lard, household aud k telieu
nirnlturu.
TERMS: All sums $10 and under, cash In
hand: over that sum a credit of six mot tlis
time will be given, purchaser to execute Rood.
nesouauie note bearing t. per cent, interest
from date of sale. Sale beainsat 9 o'clock a m
JOHN B. Oil CM LEY.
Market Ouotatlon,
Corrected weekly by II. I). North
cott.
KfCgs dull, 10 and lie
Chickens 5 to."c
Hens 5c
Young Roosters 3 to SJic
Old Roosters 2c
Turkeys CUJ to
Old Gobblers -too
Ducks 5 to fljjc
Geese , $3.00 to 00 per doz,
Hides, Green G to 7c
IJutter 10c
Feathers, fine white geese 28 to 30c
" " gray " 25 to 27c
Puck feathers 20 to 21c
Rags 13 to 20c per hundred
Iron 8 to 15c
Hones 20 to 25c
Calves, veal $2..-0 to $5.50 per head
The King of Jollity
Holds Court!
Mardi Gras festivities of the most
elaborate chrracter this year at New
Orleans and at Mobile. T he Roy
al Road is the Queen & Crescent
Vestibuled trains Cincinnati to New
Orleans in 24 hours. Excellent
through service. Only line run
ning Cafe, Parlor and Observation
cars, One fare round trip for the
occasion, from all points North
All lines connect with the Queen &
Crescent at Cincinnati and with S
R'y at Louisville.
You get to New Orleans, 8:30 in
the morning. An important mat-
New South Wales parliament was ae- ter as a night arrival when the city
cordingly asked to continue half the j js Qf strangers, offers difficulty
i. r . VT- : r-?J; ..m hnding lodgings
L?r,"lJ-. I Oueeu & Crescent trains are the
took- a lartrc number of shares, but finest in the bouth.
irvainrr onnftrlnnnn in liic ntvn sonvfr v. ' TntorAntpn In thpSonth? Then send 10 cent
" .3 months subscription for new paper 'Zand
iw " - t ' and a LlvlttH" W. C RINEARSON, Gen
1 Fass'r. Agt. Cincinnati, O.
J. C Hemphill, Agt.,
Lancaster,
Kentuckv
You Are Going North,
If You Are Going South,
If You Are Going East
If You Are Going West;
PURCHASC TICKETS VIA THC
Louisville & Nashville R. R.
AND SO 3CCURB
The Maximum of Safety,
The Maximum of Speed,
The Maximum of Comfort,
The Minimum of Rates.
Rates, Time and all other information will
be cheerfully furnished by
C. P. ATMORE, O. P. A.,
Or by Louisville. Ky.
Inrkt Krort.
Tan from the Louisville Times of
"Wednesday alternoon:
WHEAT Xo. 2 red aud Ionc.berrv PSc;
Xo3red and lonsberry 90c; rejected 2c
less; on levee 1c less.
CORK Xo. 2 white Mc: Xo. 2 mixed no'c
CATTLE Extra shipping $123 1 JO
Light shipping ' 1 Cftfi. 4 25
Rest Batchers I 0O& 1 25
Fair to good butchers 3 5CC!5 3 "5
Common to medium butehers ::dX 350
Thin, rough steers, poor cows aud
scalawags ....
Good to extra oxen
Common to medium oxen.
Feeders
Stockers
Bulls
Veal calves
JUI.CH COWS-Choice...
Fair to good
125 2 25
r. 50 S .s5
2 25 S CO
3 75 4 25
23 3 75
225 350
5 25 5 50
35 0C45 (0
15 0C25 00
HOGS Choice packing aud butch
ers, 225 to S00 lbs 10 4 10
Fair to good packing. 1M) to 200 lbs.. 4 00 4 10
Good to extra light. 1C0 to lMllbs.... 4 00 4 10
Fat shcats. 120 to 150 lbs 3 70 3 90
Fat shoats, 100 to 120 lbs 3 25 3 70
Pigs CO to 90lbs 2 75 3 25
Roughs 150 to ICO lbs 2 75 3 40
SHEEP and LAMBS Good to ex
tra shipping sheep 3 50 3 75
Fair to good 3 01 3 25
Common to medium 2 On 2 50
Bucks 2 75 3 Oo
Skips and s?l in waes. oer head COCit 100
Extra shipping limbs.' 4 7.V 5 CO
Best butcher lambs . ... 4 25 4 75
Fair to Rood butcher lambs.. 3 75 4 25
Tail ends 2 50 3 00
BLICKENSOERFER
TYPEwRITEB
J. HOOD,
SURGEON-DENTIST,
LANCASTER, KY
Office over J. C. Thompstn'a jewelry store
on Danville street.
Land and a Living
Are best and cheapest in the New
Sou tli. Land S3 to 5 an acr.-. Ejsy
terms Good schoo's and churches.
No blizzards. No cold waves. New
illustrated paper, "Land and a Liv
ing," 3 months, for 10 cents, in stamps.
W. C. Rine arson, G. P. A., Queen &
Crescent Route, Cincinnati
Built on strictly Scientific prin
ciples and of the highest grade ma
terials. DURABLE, PORTABLE,
INVINCIBLE.
Simplicity in construction and not belonging to the Typewriter Trust
produce an honest product at an honest price. .The Blickensderfer is
the only high grade machine at reasonable cost, uuaranteea longest.
Some features-Durability,-Portability, Interchangeable Type, Doing
away with Ribbon nuisance, Adjustable Line-Spacer, Perfect Align
ment, Unexcelled Manifolding.
The only Typewriter receiving Highest Award at World's Fair. Im
proved since. Adopted by Western Union Telegraph Co.
Em-SEXD FOR CATALOGUE AND TESTIMOyiAZ.S.-m&
MOORE BRO'S., Gen. Agts.
125 E. Fayette St. MS F. St, N. W.
Baltimore, Md. Washington, D. C.
Queen & Crescent Route.
Handsome historical lithograph, col
ored birds-eye view of Chattanooga,
Missionary Ridge, Walden's Ridge,
and portions o: the Chichamanga field
as seen from the summit of Lookout
Mountain. Highest style of litho
grapher's art. On fine paper; plate
10 x 24. Mailed for 10 cents in stamps.
XV. C Rkjearsojt, Gen'l P-ss'r-Agt., Q.
& C Route, Cincinnati, O.
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