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For County Judge.
TTH llmOOKATU' VoTFBS OK
Kath CorKTV. I herehy announce
tn;rcelf aa enndidnte for the office
f Judge of the Hath County Court,
ubjcct f the action of the IVtno
erate party, and declare that I favor
1st. An economical administration
of the fiscal affair of the, county;
td. The payment of all Just and 1c
iral obligations of the county in the
tnnet speedy manner eonsiotent with
d. A reduction of expense. In
rlndinir aalariea of county officers;
4th, The further acquiring and tak
ing up of all the remaining tnrnplke
roada in the county and keeping
them in repair;
6th, An economical and Judicial
expenditure of the turnpike fund, to
the end that free turnpike may
reach the free legitimate conclusions
and expectation and desirra of the
I'pon theae issue I solicit your
support. John A. Dai gmkbtv.
We are authorized to announce
7 8. Rogers, of near Sharpsbiirg, a
candidate for the Democratic nom
ination for County Judge of Bath
Tour support is solicited.
For County Superintendent of
To tbi Democratic otskb or
Bats Colmtt. I hereby announce
fay self a candidate for the nnmina
tioa of School Commissioner of
Bath eountr, subject to the action
of the Democratic party. Your
'"I" is-earnestly solicited.
J. D. Mich.
w are authorised to announce
Woodson P. Perry a candidate for
the Democratic nomination for
County Superintendent of Public
THURSDAY. MARCH , 1899.
' Gn. Goiu bad a triumphal en
try iato Havana last week, and the
old warrior's heart was made glad.
At the rate trusts art being
formed there will soon be no im
portent line of business without it
Tea War Congress will end by
legal limiution next Friday. It
work will have a momentous influ
enc fur weal or woe on the nation's
Skcbetibt of War Alger says be
doesn t intend to resign under Ore
and that the reports that be would
retire from the Cabinet are un
Kx-bxcarrABT or aTATB-JJAT ap
pears to be a very modest man in
bis political aspiration. The Pre
tuent Baa nominated Dim tor a
CoaoacMMAa Johmsom, of Indi
ana, turned himself loose ia a bit
ter speech last week criticising the
Administration, and startled the
House by the vehemence of bis re
marks. The President can see how
a body can have entirely too much
Tbe Tennessee Senate surely
wtran i negro nonow, lor lyi
J - 1 : 1 i .
has passed tbe bill making craps
felony. If enacted iato law it
quite likely to prove a Dracon
autute at last. If strictly enforced
tiew prieaas would be accessary to
liold the convicted violators of the
Tu FiHpiaos kept picking off
Cbe D. K troops without bringing
on any important engagements. A
urfew law ia enforced at Manila
to keep the natives from banding at
flight for depredations. The Insu
rance companies there refuse to
pay any losses by the recent con
flagration, iathaating that Gen.
Otis is responsible for them, he
baying guaranteed the safety of
life and property.
Texas is aa interesting rivalry
to succeed Judge Barr as District
Judge of Kentucky. Judge Wm.
H. Holt, Congressman Pugb, Con
gressman Walter Evans end Judge
Cochran, the latter of Maysrille,
are among the mors prominent as
pirant. Pugh labors under the
disadvantage of being elected to
the next Congrees, while Evans was
defeated last November. Aa elec
tion for a ruecessor to Pugh might
result in a Democrat being chosen,
as the district is nearly evenly bal
anced. However. Pugh has been a
warm supporter of the Administra
tion, and the Republican msjority
ia tb House is big enough to riak
the Kiss f one a.mbrr.
IH-wey puzr.h-d the public las
week by asking that the batllcchip
Or gon lif (nl to the Philippines
for political effect. It is now
thought thut the foreign warships
there want to In ml forces at Mmiil.i
because of the recent burning of
Tltr Court of Appeuls decides
that .(Hi w not too much fur a
kiss procured by main strength h
awkwardness and against the w ill
of the kisser. The decision was
made in the appealed eiise, from
Triji county Circuit Court, of
Mrs. Nannie Kiel and Wni. K. Kags
dale. Mrs. F.r.cl had sued Ksgs
dalc, charging that he kissed her
Fkaxcf. has a new President and
is enjoying a characteristic French
calm. A French calm is like the
calmness of a mule with a burr
under its tail. The Bourbon heir
to the extinct French throne, the
Puke of Orleans, is beat ing around
outside the border in hopes of an
uprising of the monarchist to re
store the ancient regime. The heir
of the Itonapartist hopes is lying
low, waiting In see if the breaking
of windoms and assaults on news
paper ullices will develop any fur
ther the discontent of the anti
republicans. IVFK of the savory wiener.
frankfurtur and other forms of
sausage nave another grievance.
The Luetgert case in Chicago, in
which the sausage maker was con
victed for life on a charge of kill
ing hi wife and de.troying her
body ia bis factory, was a severe
blow to their taste for Sausage.
Now in the tame city another sau
sage-maker, Albert A. Becker, ha
teen arrested on a similar charge.
In deference to the public taste
sausage-makers ought to give up
their business before they murder
J. W. lli.ni'ts, J. O. Green, Wni.
T. Fit patrick and J. K. Cooper,
allofMt. Sterling, have brought
suit to have the Louisville Dispatch
placed in the hands of a receiver.
They are all stockholders in the
company and are liable for an
amount equal to the par value of
their stock allege in their petition
that the paper has been run at a
loss of f l,3tK) per month for a long
time, also is liable for about $40,
000 indebtedness already contract
ed, hence they ask a receiver to
protect the stockholders. A counter
suit is also in prospect. The Dis
patch will likely have rough sled
ding from now on.
Mrs. Susan llity left Monday for
ermil'ion county, Illinois, to niak
her future home.
Thomas J. Blackford, wife and
little eon II uber 'Weeley took the
train at Salt Lick Monday for their
home at Potomac, Illinois. TheyY
er, Mrs. Sibbie McDonald, for sev
era! weeks. 'They took little Pearl,
the six-year-old daughter of Gar
rett McCluirr, with them.
Plenty of rain and mud.
Mrs. C. W. Marklsnd continues
e had the hardest snow-storm
of the season last Thursday.
The bad weather baa never
stopped the dances iu this comma
G. W. Honaker is hauling lumber
to build a dwelling house; also
Sam Conyers is hauling lumber to
build a residence on Martin Jones
Elder Blevins, of Salt Lick, will
preach at the Slate Valley Church
the fourth Saturday night and
Sunday in March. Also Willie Wil
Hams win preach at tbe same
church the first Sunday in March.
J. II. Maxe has been sick for sev
J. M. Oliver, of Mt. Sterling, was
tn town Saturday and Sunday,
Dr. L. M. Pritchard has gone to
bis home in Carter county for
Jas. W. Pierce, of tbe Panther
Lumber Co., of Panther, W. Va.,
arrived Saturday from the South
and is visiting friends and rela
tives In town.
V John Smith met with a severe
. . . . .
ncciaent last week at the stavs mi
linear Young's Springs. His left
hand was caught by a saw and two
gers cut otf.
Rro. W. G. Vaughn, of Nicholas
ville, who was suddenly called home
while conducting a series of meet
ings here a few weeks ago. will re
turn Thursday to assist Bro. G. W.
Howes in protracted meetings here
and at Tale.
Mrs. John K. Jones is very sick
The little son of Jeff Davis is
still very sick.
Uncle Jerry Hunt, of near Okla,
moved into the house with his son-in-law
Dr. Frank Wells Saturday.
James Anderson, of near Forge
Hill, is very low with consumption
and not expected to live but a very
The eight-months-old baby of
Mrs. Mary Good paster died last
Tuesday of brain fever. Interment
Wednesday at the Purvis grave
Mrs. Enoch Sorrell, who went to
Lexington two weeks ago to visit
her husband at the Insane Asylum,
returned Monday accompanied by
her husband, who seems tube all
right. We are glad to hear of Mr.
Sorrell's return home. He was a
pood, industrious man. and his wife
1 almost hca.rt broken.
M. P. Perkins has returned home.
F. I). '.triii ielmel sold Ins crop
'of tobacco to ,lno. F.Johns n at 5c.
Morgan (.inter and family, of
i Carter Co., have moved to near
A social given at Sam Jackson's
la-t Wednesday night was well at
' tended and enjoyed by all.
A little child of Sam HigstafT
and wife died Friday and was bur
ied Saturday. We extend sympathy.
Kev. Vaughn caiiducted quarter
ly meeting here Sunday.
.ii-s Villa Cannon is visiting her
aunt, Mrs. Charles W. Clayton, at
Annie Flora, little daughter of
II. O. Irwin, has U rn quite poorly
with pneumonia, but is belter at
Upper Prickly Ash.
Mrs. M. A. Hums ia visiting her
son Robert Donaldson on Salt Well.
.loll ii F. Conner attended quar
terly meeting at O!) in pin Sunday.
Walter Hamilton sold a small
crop of tobacco to George A. Pe;d
M is Delia Harmon, of Fleming
county, is visiting her sister, Mrs.
John and Almnnza Stone, T. W.
and K. S. Hamilton attended R. B.
Itatlitf' a sale in Montgomery coun
ty last Wednesday.
C. S. Ratlin" and family and ('has
Harper and wife, of Bald Hagle,
visited Daniel Harper and wife
Saturday and Sunday.
F.lder Amos Kendall will preach
at Harper's school-house the second
Sunday in March at II o'clock, also
on Saturday night before.
The Sick. Uncle Jeff Moore is
is quite sick at this writing. Mrs.
A.J. Kverman is very poorly. Isaac
Hunt, who has been 6iek for some
time, is no better.
Bro. Onan tilled his appointment
Rev. Onan is holding a series of
meetings at Fairview this week.
Dan Cor' and wife returned Fri
dxv from visit to relatives in Flein
Martin Vice visited the family of
George Trutuho, on White Oak,
Saturday and Sunday.
Miss Maggie lied rick entertain
ed her friends Friday night with n
nice social. All report a pleasant
Pw lif tin.:.. l .1 r 1..
f. iv. ? union, oruuifr v.uuiic9
and William Daugherty left Mon
day a week for Illinois to make
me. Success to you, boys,
Mf. Wm. Ruriquis and children,
who had been viiting relatives in
this vicinity the past two months,
returned to their home at Quern
City, Missouri, Thursday, acooni
panied by her brother, Buny Wood
Joseph Myers went to Salt Lick
Samuel Eatill, of Wyoming, vis
ited his parents Sunday.
Mrs. Oscar Couyers, of Bath Co.,
visited at Jos. Myers last week.
Mrs. Charles Rawlings, of Bath
county, is visiting her father, Wm.
John Cooper, of near Flemings
burg, visited relatives here Friday
Walter E. Richards and family
moved to Owingsvllle last week;
Reuben McCIanahan and family to
Clark Crouch and wife, of Bath
county, were at the bedside of their
father and mother Uncle Jessie
Crouch and wife last week.
Died, Feb. 25th, Uncle Allen
Purvis, near here, an aged citixii
His remains were interred at Fair-
view. His wife preceded him out
a short time ago.
Died, Friday morning, Feb. 24th,
Uncle Jessie Crouch, at his home
here, in his 96th year of age. He
was probably the oldest citizen in
Fleming county. He and bis wife,
who survives him, moved here some
years ago from Bath county, being
respected personages or our com
munity. He also leaves three eons
by the last marriage, and a number
of children by the first. He bad
been gradually going down for
quite awhile; totally blind and very
deaf for some time. His remains
were to be interred at Bethel Sun
day beinj taken there Saturday.
To the relatives we extend our sym
pathy. To the people who were ready to
lend a helping hand during bis ill
ness and death the relatives extend
their heartfelt thanks.
S. R. Newman's well froze over
during tbe cold spell.
Henry Gray has been sick at his
father's home neat here.
T. M. Williams, of Judy, visited
bis brother W. O. Williams the past
Rev. Gardner delivered a fine
missionary sermon to the people
here Sunday morning.
Mr. Blackford and family .of Ver
million county, Illinois, have been
visiting Mrs. Noah Beeves near
Andy Newman will shortly go to
Paris, Ky., where he has rented a
farm in partnership with someone.
Success to him.
Arthur Waller has rented Mr.
Riley Cutrigbt's dwelling for the
coming year, and L. G. Rigdon and
llioma RatlifT her farming land. I
Algin Ingram and Mrs. Tom
Jackson nre very poorly with lung
trouble at this writing.
I We have employed Bro. James
jWilllioite to preach at Smith's
J ('Impel this year. There will be
mel ting every fourth Sunday.
Alfred Ingram will move to
Prickly Ah risrht soon. He will be
missed by the church, as he is one
of our deacons. He and his wife
are good neighbors and will bo a
benelit to any neighborhood.
Married, Feb. 22, at the homo of
Cad Ingrain, Pn HS-Klevin and
U-Ks Mary Ingram; also Jimiuie
Ingram mid .Miss Iouisa Suiitl
Brother James Witlhoite ollieiatfng.
They nre all promising young peo
ple of Kittle Salt Lick and it i
hoped that I hey will live a long
and happy life.
It. C. Hopper left last week
Paris and Cyutliiana.
Newt I'liadwick, wife and child
ft Tuesday for Illinois to make
that country their home.
John M. Denton purchased the
Shields farm of 76 acres lying near
the depot here. He will move to it
about April 1st.
Charles Ingram left for his home
in Jessamine county Monday, nftrr
a few days' visit to his grandfath
er, W. S. Moody.
Thomas Shrout will move to L.
B. Markwell's dwelling, which is
now occupied by K. D. Harrison.
Mr. II. will move to Morehead and
engage In the Marhlo business.
Mrs. Jack Payne died at her
home near here Friday, after an
illness of several weeks. Funeral
services by Rev. J. W. Gardiner at
the M. E. Church Saturday. Inter
ment in Hillsboro Cemetery. She
leaves a husband and was the
mother of ten children.
Harry Hazelrigg is very low.
Misses Ilattie Crouch and Stella
Baker are very sick.
D. S. Trumbo and Charles Can
non attended Court at Owingsville
We have no hotel in Bethel, but
W. B. Scott and wife entertain the
Mrs. Allie Robertson hns gone to
Flemingshurg for a month under
treatment of Dr. Aitkin.
Millard Adams and wife, of Cen
tralin, Missouri, sister of Lee Itat-
1 i IT and Mrs. Selh Bolts, are here
Will Peters and wife were called
to rletning county to sec Ihi'ir
daughter-in-law Mr. Chas. Peters
and three children, who are very
Jessie Crouch, aged 93, died at
Grange City of old nge (was also
blind) Feb. 21 and was buried Sun
day at Longview Cemetery. 1?ii
remains were brought hero S itu'r
day night, mid kept at the home of
David Crouch his son.
Mrs. Oliver Cannon, daughter of
Richard Stamper of White Oak,
died suddenly at her home, on Lit
tle Flat Creek Feb. 23d and buried
Friday at Longview Cemetery. Fu
neral services at the Methodist
Church bv Rev. Chandier. She
leaves two little children and a bus-
band to mourn her loss.
T. J. Daugherty was in Cinein
nati last week.
James House was in Louisville
attending tobacco sales.
Wm. Brown, of color, died of
consumption Feb. 23d and wabur-
led tbe 24th at Gllead.
Boyd Moxle'y took charge of the
mail line Saturday, baviug pur
chased it from Mr. Haughey.
V. W. Anderson, private in the
1st Ky. Vol., was mustered out
Friday and returned homo Satur
"Died, in Sherburne, Ky., on Feb.
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ter of L. R. Veatch and wife.
VDath at all times and under any
circumstances is both sad and eud
den, but especially is this true
when a little child is thus suddenly
snatched from the home of loving
parents, just at a time when her
awakening intelligence and childish
innocence seem to render life at
home without her a sad and dreary
waste. With whit unspeakable
anguish do they consign her body
to the cold rnd silent grave, how
utterly devoid of happiness appear
the future years of life when fond
pareuts fully realize when they re
turn to their desolate boms that
"Baby is dead."
Yes; dear sorrowing friends, your
baby is dead and gone from you,
but stop for a moment in your op
pressive grief and anguish and ask
yourself the question : "Where has
she gone?" You can find tbe an
swer to this question best in your
own hearts, for although the sweet
little form is lost to you ought
at least to be some comfort in the
thought that your loved one is safe
in the arms of the loving Saviour,
who said "Suffer little children to
come unto roe and forbid them not,
for of such is the kingdom of heav
en ; that though the trail and pain-
racked body has been returned to
mother earth the spirit is with the
God who gave it. Oh, think of her
as a happy and rejoicing angel,
awaiting the time when all tbe dear
ones left behind can meet her in
that heavenly land where partings
will never come, but where all will
be joy, peace and gladness through
out all tbe endless years of eternity.
Then mourn not though the loved
Early from this world of woe;
I'pon yon bright and blissful shore '
You soon shall meet to part no more,
'Mid amaranthine flowers to roam
Where sin hhI death can never come.
M. P. Williams has la grippe.
James Armstrong has the grip.
We could not go to the office with
our items lust week.
Klder Adams failed to fill bis ap
pointment here Sunday.
.lames T. Ellington and Willis
Armstrong went to Owingsville
Robert Cornell has moved into
the new house lately erected on M.
P. Williams' place.
A Mr. Cussity, of Indiana, has
been visiting relatives here and at
Yale for some time.
John MeKinney had a nice heifer
to brake through the ice in Lick
ing during the late cold spell and
John R. Williams went to Lex
ington last week to enlist in the
regular army. Don't cry, girls,
there are more Johns than one.
Everybody getting ready to move.
Wheat is looking nice since the
Miss Emma Lane, of Mt. Ster
ling, is visiting her brother, R. II.
George W. Carter is moving to
the Wallace Smith farm on Suit
Thomas Garrett upon delivery of
his tobacco to Noel nt Mt. Sterling
was given a premium of cent per
Robert Montjny sold his tobacco
mi the Louisville breaks lust week
for 7Jc at home. T. J. Alexander
did the same for 6c at home.
W.C.IIarperha8soldhisfather'sN845. He was married In 1827. Tbe
farm here to II. C. Mead for $3,200
cash. The farm is supposed to con-
tain 160 acres,
Miss Lida Tipton, who has been
ranking her home with her sister
Mrs. E. L. Payne here, left last
kweeii tor Owingsville en route to
Wyoming, where she will ODen a
pay school with 30 or more pupils.
We are very sorry to see her go, as
she is an excellent lady and a very
good teacher. May success attend
her, and we recommend her to the
people of Wyoming as well worthy
their assistance and protection.
Elder Dawson filled his appoint
ment here Sunday.
Dallas Gudgell and Chas. Jones
went to Oklu Sunday.
I. R. Darnell and Julian II. Jones
spent last week at Bear Wnllow.
Chas. Jones went to Licking
Union last week to see about his
Moving has begun. Plunder is
seen daily, both n-guyin' and a
J. S. ur.d W. T. Anderson, J. T.
Gudgell and M. A. Garner went to
Salt Lick Thureduy after lumber.
M. L. Jones tins rented the .Ad
elaide Mitchell farm and sub-rented
the house to David Crouch.
Isaac W. Jones, of the firm of
Jones & Anderson, has been quite
sick Tor the past week with malar
The remains of old uncle Jessia
Crouch, of Grange City, passed
here Saturday, were taken to Bethel
Simps Purvis, wife and children
visited the former's parents, Isaac
Purvis and wife, near Sharpsburg,
Mrs. Annie Story (nee Ander
son ), of lower East Fork, visited
her mother, Mrs. Mahalu Anderson,
here last week.
Thos. Estill passed here Satur
day with a load of his father's
plunder on his way to Franklin
Co. to the regret of his many
friends here, especially the young
Miss Artie Goodpaster visited
Miss Clio Williams Saturday and
W. W. Williams sold two of his
mules for f 100 at the Mt. Sterling
Irvin Davis, ot Farmers, visited
relatives in this community the
J. Roe Wells has moved to his
property recently purchased of I
Mrs. Frank Hunt has had a very
severe attack of the grip, but is
There is a tide in the affairs of
men which taken at the flood leads
on to a mud hole.
Lewis Kinney, of the 4th Ken
tucky Volunteers, received an hon
orable discharge and returned home
from Anniston, Ala., last week.
It is rumored that two of our
young men will leave shortly for
the cotton fields of the South. Tbe
recent cold spell froze their nose
and their two big toes, and they
will go where the warm wind blows.
One of our citizens says that his
wood does not burn to ashes, but to
cinders instead. As cinders make
good sidewalks, and our little city
needs something of that kind very
badly, suppose our friend uses them
for that purpose.
We think our friend at "Knob
Liok" voiced the sentiments of every
loyal citizen in his article recently
on "Modern Politics." But suppose
we should say to our would-ba law
makers: "Do you favor the refer
endum and imperative mandate?"
His answer would invariably be in
the affirmative, whether he had the
least idea of holding up the truth
or not, and thus we sink our politi
cian lower by causing him to mas
querade the truth.
The mill here has resumed work
B. F. Piersnll had Iii9 hands
Dr. Cecil Young has gone to
Breathitt Co. on business.
Uncle Billie Coyle has just re
turned from a week's visit on Nay
lor. W. M. Piersnll hns just returned
from a visit to his mother in Mor
gan Co. .
John Smith had two of his fin
gers cut otf at the stave mill near
Several chickens, hogs and tur
keys froze to death here during the
recent cold spell.
Quite a revival of religion is gi
ing on in this vicinity. Let the
good work go on.
Bro. Wesley Blevins will preach
at Slate Vulley the 4th Sunday in
March and Saturday night before.
We can recommend Bro. B. to the
brethren there. Hear ye him.
vtereceiveu a letter Irom our
friend Fernando Hobbs, of Edy,
New Mexico. He gives a glowing
description of the country and
promises l ine Outlook a short let
Tnx Sick. Mrs. S. P. Walton is
gradually growing worse. Mrs,
Thomas Young, Mrs. Thomas Spen
cer and Mrs. Travis Warner are no
better. S. W. Roberson, W. M.
Daniel and Mrs. Kate Piersall
Died, James Roberson, on Feb,
19th. Uncle Jim, as he was com
monly called, was in his 91th year,
lie was a devoted Christian, having
joTTTed the Christian Churcn in
f ife, aged 83 years, survives him
lie leaves 9 children and a host of
friends to mourn their loss. Peace
to his ashes,
Warmer than it has been.
Jas. II. Maze is very poorly, or
was last Saturday night.
T. J. Barnes got in one day's
scraping, and did well to do that.
Snow, rain and sleet have been
the prevailing weather for the last
Some ore shipped this week
though it has been a terrible time
for men to work.
There is still considerable sick
ness colds and grip. Eddie With
erow has been down for a few day.
Cam Kice is not well.
Several persons have moved past
here this week to Salt Lick and
other points east of here. Emigrn
tion seems going east instead of
t apt. ritman savs he is still in
tho ring to a finish. Sam Parker,
or Kowan, was here looking over
the ground. Wonder how they are
going to talk to the dear people
when they get the nomination? Do
you suppose they will, any of them,
promise shorter terms aiuLkss per
KEADISG ISETWEES TIIE 1 'MIS.
A certain man was taking a journey
and fell among thieves. (So have
the people.) And they stripped him
and wounded him and left him half
dead. (So have the plutocrats.) And
there enme a certain priest that
war, and when he saw him he
passed on the other side. (Such is
Republicanism.) And likewise
Levite, when he was at the place.
came and looked on bim and passed
by on the other side. (SuchisDem
ocracy.) And, behold, a certain
Samaritan, as he journeyed, came
where he was, and he saw him he
had compassion on him and weht
to him and bound up his wounds,
pouring in oil and wine, and set
In in on bis own beast and brought
him to an inn and took care of
him. (Such is Populism.) Which
of these then thinkest thou was
hi neighbor unto bim that fell
In a recent letter to Bob Estill,
Tip Estill says: "Two or thre
things in my letter to Will about
this place of wonders I wish to cor
rect. One is the great organ of the
Tabernacle, whose dimensions are
33 feet long. 30 wide and 48 feet
The other is Great Salt Lake,
which is 100 miles long, 60 wide in
places, with an average width of
30 miles; 60 feet deep in places,
with an average depth of 20 ft.
Twenty-two per cent of this lake is
salt, and you can bathe in it with
out sinking. It is the best barom
eter in the world today, never
failing to warn the inhabitants
within a radius of 3 to 4 miles of
its shores of the gathering storm,
the snows and the rains, with that
Herculean smell of brine. One eve
preceding a snow I was out there
and got a "whiff" of it and it was
all I was looking for.
Another thing I forgot to write
about to Will : About 150 feet up
on the east end of the Temple and
about the center from north to
south on a firmly polished granite
stone built in the wall and receding
back about' 6 inches a stone pos
sibly 30 feat in length by ten feet
in width are chisled in burnished
letters these words (capitals).
HOLINESS TO TIIE LORD.
HOUSE OF TIIE LORD, BUILT
BY THE CHURCH OF JESUS
CHRIST OF LATTER DAY
SAINTS. COMMENCED APR. 6,
1853; COMPLETED APR. 6.893.
Bob, I don't know whether or not
you will ever live to get here, or
that 1 11 ever live to get away ; but
in your case you'll always want to,
and in mine I shall always look
back in fond remembrance to the
21 days of my life spent in this
one of the most beautiful of Amer
ican cities and about which so
many histories have been written.
and in which there dwells a cos
mopolitan population made up of
some of the most ignorant as well
as the most intelligent, some of the
purest as well as souieof the basest
people that ever dwelt within the
light of the sweet face of heaven."
J. T. Estill.
The impressions made upon any
one visiting Salt late City will
last I hem a life time. The air of
mystery and the evidence of secret
orkings and secret influences
among these people arouses the
curiosity of every visitor. The
great temple which so fixed and
held the admiration and interest of
T. Estill was dedicated in 1893, 1
in April, in the presence of 20,000
people, from various portions of
the West, mostly Mormons. A great
many Gentiles, as the Mormons
called us, were present to witness
that memorable event. The Mormon i
preacher hud for years been
teaching the fnlloweis of Joseph
Smith that on the day the great
temple was dedicated the prophet
would appear in person before his
followers. Like other "skeptics,
as those peculiarly religious people
called us, we knew that it was a
physical impossibility for an ordi
nary mortal like Joseph Smith to
appear on that or any other day
set by mortal agencies. Yet those
del tided Mormons believed it with
the roost implicit faith. On that
day their credulity was put to the
severest test. A Mormon woniun
on that day gave birth to a child
within the temple walls. Accord-
nglf. t carry out their sham,
their ministers persuaded them
that their lord and seer had ap
peared in the form of that child.
He was named Moroni in honor of
the angel who led the prophet to
Cumorah hill in Ontario county.
New York, where he received his
commands on tablets of stone.
Feasted and worshiped will Moroni
be while young and at man's estate
he will be "charge d" affairs" in tbe
Mormon church. Oh, religion, what
sacrilege is committed in thy
Wonderful indeed is the great
temple. Nearly $4,000,000 were
spent in its construction, and it i
an enduring monument to tbe pa
tience and faitb of the Mormon
people. Tbe great tabernacle with
its sweet-toned mammoth organ is
a product of Utah skill and Utah
material. The roost astonishing
feature of the tabernacle is the
wonderful acoustic properties of
the great egg-shaped building. A
whisper can be beard from the
rostrum to the farthest row in the
galleries. The unique architecture
of the building! delightful. It is
the largest auditorium in the United
States, seating 12.000 people, and
has the largest self-supporting roof
in the nation.
Between the Bee Hive and Lion
houses, one square from Temple
block, is the tithing office. Here
these poor dupes of bright minds
are called upon every year to pay
of all their produce into the
rollers of the Mormon church.
Oats, bay, calves, chickens, pigs,
colts and other products of the
farm are collected punctually by
the officers of the Mormon church
Near the Lion and Bee-Hive
ho-.ises is Eaarle "ate. Here one
looks down a street 22 miles long.
us straight as the barrel or a gtm
aud one of tbe niot beautiful
thoroughfares in the world.
Three miles east of the city- and
reached every 15 minutes by two
lines of street railway lies tbe
magnificent panorama of the Great
Salt Lake Valley. Travelers of
experience pronounce it the loveli
est landscape in America.' One can
see 100 miles of a mountain-ribbed.
home-dotted, fertile valley, sentried
with cities, threaded with railroads
and jeweled with that iridescent
gem the Great Salt Lake. Some,
times at evening one can see from
there the sun pass through the
gateway of the clouds and sink in
to the broad Pacific; then have i
vision, delightful beyond descrip
tion, a vision that haa tempted to
that city some of the world s great
est artists to vainly attempt with
pigment and canvas its reproduc
Born, to Jim Powell and wife, a
One thing at
a time especially
Barker Lane and family moved
last Monday to Missouri.
J. W. Fassett lost a number of
lambs during the recent frigidness.
James Treadway, of Salt Well,
sold bis crop of tobacco to Noel at
The Hamilton Farm Co. lost
three jennet during tbe recent cold
James Williams shipped a ear of
cattle to tbe Cincinnati market
William Rich sold Nick Diroitt a
mule for $75, and one to Andy
English for $50.
Henry Orm went to Mt. Sterling
last Thursday to get a new tongue
for his wagon.
We had five ladies to call Sunday
to read Thi Outlook. The ladies
know a good thing.
The first question that disturbed
man was the woman question, and
it bids fair to be the last.
Jim Jones has rented and moved
into the property vacated by S. M.
Cory on J. J. Mark's place.
The boys are- taking advantage
of the snow and are rubbing the
dust off their sleigh runners.
Our hero W. D. Toung claims
the honor of having saved the lives
of 12 quails during the recent cold
Bring our paper home, please,
and we will lend you another pro
viding yoii will wait till we have
Bob Stull and C. W. Markland,
our expert tobacconists, have fin
ished prising tobacco for Henry
Warders and guarantee bim to get
Four toddiesdown a man's throat
these cold days won't warm him
half so much as a single hot punch
in the nose.
Wanted A preacher to preaeh
at Flat Creek, one that can please
everybody and not charge anything
for his services.
William McClain, of Sideview,
formerly of Bath Co., baa bought m
farm near Plum Lick; will move in
the near future.
Married, Mr. Lea Taul to Miss
Nora Cox, of Millersburg. We con
gratulate Mr. and Mrs. Tanl and
wish them a happy life.
Col. E. M. Gnmpf is moving lata
tbe house vicated by Barker Lana.
Robert Oakley will move to tbe
property vacated by Mr. Gumpf.
Mrs. Susan Secrest subscribes for
Tux Outlook and desires it sent
to Pleasant Hill, Mo. Mrs. Sec res I
leaves many friends here who re
gret her departure.
We fear tbe babies of grand old
Bath county will be wearing ehia
whiskers by tbe time our people
wake up to the Importance of hay "
ing good free turnpike rwrdsT'
Ed C. Owings has succeeded Jos?
Dawson as manager for the Hamil
ton Farm Co.. and by his gentle
manly and fine business qualities
has already won the respect and!
esteem of all with whom his bus
iness brings him in contact.
Jace Mark put on hit best toil
Sunday afternoon and asked bia
brother Will if ba would feed. We
suppose be was going somewhere
and wonld not coma baek la tima
to feed. We didn't ask bia where
be was going; it wasn't good man
ners. Tou frequently run np against 4
man who does not taka tbe home
paper because be considers it of no
account But just wait until wed
ding bells ring i bis home or crepe
hangs on his door and then see
bow bandy tbe poor Insignificant
paper is when he wants a gushing;
writ up. Ob, no; the paper ia no
good nntil you want a two or three
dollar puff free.
A new baby boy arrived at the
home of Tom Fitch, near Ewing
ton, on Feb. 23. Tbe snow storaa
bad no effect on the household and
sunshine hung around in chunks,
with Tom the happiest man ia the
neighborhood. The physiciaa whe
happened to be present when the
young man arrived says ha is a
husky looking young fellow with a
fog-born voice and be predicts that
the old man's job of runiisg the
farm will be a snap compared to
dancing attendance on the new ar
rival. Tbe other night we went ia com
pany with Luster Parker. George
Darnell, Bob Stull, C. W. Msrklaad,
William Darnell and some dozen
others that followed a pek of bay
ing founds that chased the sly
reynard honae cat for a circum
ference of about 20 miles. Luster
Parker thought that his hound had
treed it, and we weat about four
miles tn where lie was. Xo, we
found him fastened in the crack of
a fence. We enjoyed be in
crowd, but as to bearing
bark we d rather tie o to a slump
and throw rocks at him. We would
then be nearer to lb Basic.
Married, Wednesday, Feb. 23, at
the residence of and by Elder B. F.
Parker. Mr. Nelson Bear and Mia
Serrilda Purvis. Tbe bride wa
attended by Miss Bertia Moore,
one of onr most beautiful and.
charming young ladies; the groom
by Mr. Joseph Toy. The groom
is a jolly fellow and one of Bath
county's most prominent young
farmers, who stands high ia the
estimation of all who know him.
The bride is tbe beautiful and
accomplished daughter of Isaae
Purvis, of Bear Moorefleld, .and a
highly cultured young lady, wboee
popularity is bounded only by her
large acquaintance. After being;
congratulated by their many friends
the bride and groom left for Mt.
Sterling, where they board d tbe
train for Cincinnati, St. Louis, and
other prineipal cities of the West,
Before leaving they tent ns a alee
card telling us when they would
return, and as wc know Mrs. Bear
is a good cook w will take dinner
with them some day. A reception
will ba given tba bride and groom
at tbe residence of Mr. Joseph
Cracraft. A number of invitation
are out and a hearty reception
awaits them. Mr. and Mrs. Bear
received many handsome presaate.
among tbem a dinner set, three
water sets, two parlor lamps, silver
butter-dish, spoons, knives and
forks, a very handsome carving set.
and many other thtngTtnelwill be
useful. We wish Mr. muiemtmSSSSB
Bear a smooth voyage dowa the r
stream of life thus joined ia holy '
wedlock, and mar their canoe be -
steered clear of all bidden break-
er, and may happiness, health and
prosperity ever bo theirs.
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