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vol. i: I ' i " PARIS, -BOURBON COUNTY, KENTUCKY: FRIDAY. JANUARY 19, 1883. NO- 94.
The trial o Frank fames Acorarnences
Monday. , . ,
Griffin Bbo's, drygoods men, assigned
at Frankfort. ' ' !
Owensbouo felt a distinct eartbquako
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Paris has a boy named Leer Stour; and
one named Stout Leer. v ",!
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"Bally" Patok is- very ill, with in
Maj. HotceTkiss is in Kyv hunting
stray cars of the G. & 0. railroad. ,
Kentucky Coal sells at ,15 cents per
bushel, in 100 bushel lots, in this city.
An oil well has been found in Wayne
county, which yields eight barrels o'f oil
W. H. Ingrls & Co., gave their clerks
$40 each in token ol appreciation for. past
Fkbncii Abbott, of thisplacej has. resigned
his position in tlie.C.tfc 0. -depot
in Mt. Sterling. ' ' "
Two Magistrates have been indicted at
Maysville for fraudulent accounts against
the State Treasurj'.
John Caklton, formerly of this county
died of pneumonia, in Crawford county,
Kansas, last week.
Nbal and Craft's trial at Grayson,
Carter county, is set for the first day of
Lent, February 7th.
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A barn filled with tobacco belonging
to Newton Cooper, of Bridgeport, Mason
county, burned Monday night.
A Lincoln county man got so angry, because
he couldn't thread a needle that
he kicked a chair and broke his leg.
Geo. Washington was held -over in
$200 bail for "burglarizing the Bourbon
House safe, and James Williams was discharged.
Bob Smith will report the Neal and
Craft trial for several Louisville and Cincinnati
Don't forget the "Rferry Pathfinders,"
at Odd Fellows' Hall to-morrow night.
They are the funniest troupe out.
Mns. Butcdin, mother-in-law of Ben
Dykes, died at his residence Wednesday
night, of consumption and dropsy.
If all christians filled the Biblical term
"Ye are the salt of the earth," the cows
would get away with lots of Paris
Nobody knows any news until the paper
is out, and then every body kno ws a
good item that should have been published.
Thuee Virginia negroes were held over
for shooting Jim Gibson, on the K. C.
extension, at their "Wed
There is a boy at Somerset, eleven
years of age, who has committed forgery,
robbery, and every species of theft in the
Mrs. Shurtlkff, nee, Varilla Marston,
eldest daughter of Ebeneezer Marston,
dee'd, died in Nevada City, California,
on the 5th inst.
There ure G35 patients in the Lunatic
Asylum at Lexington, and new applicants
are being weekly refused on account
of no room.
Dick Taylor, while coon hunting near
Somerset, fell over a 50 foot bluff and
bursted a pine log, and walked home
with a bruised body.
Governor Blackburn visited Ash-laud
and Catlettsburg to ascertain the
sentiment of tne people with reference to
the Neal and Craft trial.
The track of the Knoxville extension
railroad has been laid to within five
miles of the Kentucky State line, and
will reach it by Feb. 1st.
A black man is turning white in Lexington.
The change of color, however,
will not destroy his appetite for water
melon, chicken and circuses.
A pickled pig's foot flanked by a pair
of hard boiled eggs, will bring all of a
man's creditors in a circle around him in
the dead sweet slumbers of 12 m.
The following is Mrs. Langtry's
rieinSt. Louis this week: ''An Unequal
Match;'-' "As You Like It;" "The
Honeymoon;" "She Stoops to Conquer."
Nkal and Craft say that they would as
soon be taken out and hung to a tree in
front of the jail as to be sent to Carter
county without the protection of troops.
Two Mt. Sterling bovs and one from
Harrison county, have been fined $25
each and sentenced to ten days in jail,
for carrying concealed weapons in Lexington.
, What is, the difference between
and Langtry ? One is a Pole and
the bther is said to, be a stick.
' "It is said that Geo. D. Prentice did
two-thirds of his brilliant paragraphing
"by resting on his kuQes.' Yes,
but' we've heard lots of preachers-fail on
the same plan.
In appreciation of Polk Forsyth's ser
vices the past year, Brooks & Lyman
gave him a big drink. There were a
great many good things not included in
Polk's speech of thanks.
The Egbert Jury at Frankfort, being
unable to agree, were discharged. The
prisoner was allowed to give bail for his
appearance at the February term of
court in the sum of $2,000.
Eiioda Oldham has sued the K. C.
xoad in the Fayette Circuit Court for
$50,000 for injuries sustained to'her husband
last March, from which (she alleges)
he afterwards died.
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It is said that the Kentucky Union and
Kentucky Central railroads will use-the
same bed from Paris to Winchester. Now
the question is, will they get married, or
take chances on getting piillecl? .
Keller A ndkrson, formerly of
and a member of the Kentucky Brigade
of infantry, (C. S. A.,) has been
elected First Lieutenant of the Porter
Guards, of-Memphis, on it's reorganization
A body of snow nearly a quarter of a
mile long, one hundred yards wide and
fifteen feet deep, swept down Musquito
mountain fifteen miles from Leadville,
Colorado last Friday with great velocity,
carrying everything in its course.
Those who 'desire to gaze upon the
broad eanopy of the heavens in search of
astronomical knowledge at this season of
the j'ear will find that Venus is the
morning star, and that Jupiter reposes
very brilliantly in Ihe evening sky.
Keller Getting Scared.
J. B. Smith, of AVest Virginia, has been
arrested nt Catlettsburg for stealing a
horse during the, var. Maysville Republican.
For the Lord's sake, gentlemen, don't
brine up that disagreeable subject.
Carlisle Mercutv. ?rsiinr -&
A wise man can glean two dollars'
worth of information from an almanac ;
but there are lots of thick-headed
who cannot glean a dollais'
worlh from the New York Daily Herald.
The dollar Weekly Enquirer and the
Pniitan Recorder overstocks many families
Pierce DTaley and Miss Alice Galbreath
from Leeslick, Harrison county
and got coupled by Judge Tnrney yesterday.
Miss Rosa Galbreath and a Mr.
Williams also wanted the Judge to fix
them up the same way, but Miss Rosa
being under age, had to go to Abeideen
with her affianced to be made happy.
The young ladies talk of getting up a
corner on escorts, and the first man who
accompany them to parties or theaters,
and who is not "straight" enough to
walk a line no wider than a hair's
breadth, is to be ignomiously "fired."
Yes, sir, fired right away from warm parlors,
pleasant companionship and cosy
after the old folks have gone
The Princess Louise declined to take a
bath in Richmond, Va., on Tuesday, un
til a plumber was sent for and had a new
tub in the bath room. Now if some fellow
had only bottled up that water after
the Princess had finished her bath,
Americans would be fools enough to
pay $10 per bo ttle for it as a deliciou
Tiieru is a scoundrel playing U. S. detective
in Carroll and Vermillion counties,
Ind., and represents to certain women
that he is from near Paris, Ivy., and
that he is their uncle, half brother, &c,
as the opportunity may afford. lie tells
them that he is looking for a man that
killed an old lady and gentleman here-
One of his victims on whom he has been
trying to play Ids confidence game, has
written to our postmaster, inquiring if
such a man is living here. lie has given
the name of Leonard Leech in one county,
and Abraham Franks, iu another.
Ossian Edwakds and his brother John
captured fifteen colored women stealing
coal from a car near the freight depot,
ve.ste.rdav morning. Several weeks ago
the News exposed the daily thefts of coal
by these women, and the result was that
the coal merchants hired John
as a guard. On "Wednesday
morning, when Throckmorton gave up
the job to accept a more lucrative one,
the sack brigade pounced down on the
coal jnst like a lot of vultures that had
been awaiting for a steer to make his
last kick. The coal merchants will have
to guard again, or lock their cars.
The Carlisle ladips have organized a
Hen Convention. .
Heat travels faster than cold, because
you can catch colq ; ""'
King Kalakita 'has ordered .forty cases
of champagne from Boston, . , :
The widow1 of Chief Justice Hardin, of
this State; has become insane.
"Dry up ! you're too fresh," is what our
'devil' told the mud yesterday.
It is all right to pray for daily bread,
but keep on baking just the same.
Geo. W. Pendleton, Lee's Chief of Artillery,
died at Staunton, Va,, Tuesday.
A lady 63 years old, in Woodford
county, has just had a severe case of
Some men borrow trouble om futures.
An Illinois man got married Tuesday
and went crazy before night.
Boston proposes a college in which
morals and good manners shall be taught
to lawyers, doctors and ministers.
Twelve babiesiu seventeen yenrs, is a
beautiful row of stuir steps that a Grayson
county woman, looks regretfully on.
Young man, you may turn Over a new
leaf; that's very easily domv But the
gall of it is, you can't tear out the old one.
It is fashionable1 now in the East to
paint the front of houses in bright solid
colors and trim the same with a band rf
Hon. John B. Carlisle and wif& cele
brated the twenty-sixth anniversary of
their wedding day at Washington on
Dr.eems in his prayer at the New
York Church of the Strangers, last Sun
day night, asked the Almighty to con
vert the choir.
The Boston girl, though in her teens,
In ;csthetics isverv acute:
And now it is found tbat a diet of beans
Is that which makes her astute.
The island of SttfTelenu. to
Napoleon I. was banished, covers an area
of forty-seven miles, and has u population
of 0,241 people.
A Russian boy of thirteen years has
killed his father, .. with .. a . li'iinlwf .j h. v
cause the old gentleman ''would not allow
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county, has been a for thirty-five
years, and has never had a drop
of coal-oil or a match in the house.
The young lady who made 700 words
out of "conservatory" Inst fall has run
avar Irom home. Her mother wanted
her to make three loaves of bread out of
Miss Annie Railley, of Lexington, and
Miss Carrie Hanson, of this city, were
presented to the Marquis of .Lome and
the Princess Louise in Jefferson City,
Missouri , last week.
1 1 is not generally known that the prefix
Ah to a Chinaman's name is equivalent
to the title of Mr., and thus Bret
Harte's famous Ah Sin, becomes, in plain
English, "Mr. .Sin."
A Vermont man tries to prove that
Adam was nine fet high. If this is true
Eve "was probably the originator of the
remark, "They come high, but we girls
have to have them."
A St. Louis barber is making an effort
to got up a shaving contest between barbers
for stakes of a thousand dollars a
side. It is thought that this will necessitate
a little quietness for a spell.
The average young lady of this city,
.seldom easts a socond seductive glance
upon a youth with a wilted collar or soiled
shirt bosom, as she concludes that ho
is either married, or oughtn't to be.
Bev. J. B. Tharp, a Baptist minister at
Frankfort, has been appointed
of the .Masonic Widows' and
Orphans, Home and Infirmary of Kentucky,
at Louisville, in place of E. S.
A little boy, eighteen years old and six,
feet high, in Bracken connty, whipped
his mother and was fined $8 by the juiy.
It was the poor little fellow's first offense
of the kind, and the jury did not harden
their hearts against him.
A dispatch from New York to the
Cincinnati Times-Star says that President
Arthur is actually smitten, with -a
celebrated British belle the daughter of
the British Minister West, now in Washington.
An early marriage is predicted.
The novel spectacle of a father, a far
mer in fine circumstances, leading his
thie.e handsomely dressed blonde daugh
ters into court as plaintiffs In three suits-for
breach of promise was seen in the
staid old town of Reading, Pa., recently.
Miss Mattie Trabue, of near Sliawhau,
was complimented by being
at the marriage of her cousin, Miss Lizzie
Sidle, who married Mr. IL C. Bronlow,
near Ohapin, 111?., on Monday. The
bride wore a cream satin, and Miss Trabue
a black brooaded Satin frimmed in
Two women were going 16 market
with eggs to sell. One said to the other,,
give me one ol your eggs, and I trill
have as many as you? No, aid the other,
give me one of yours aild I will have
as many again as you. What number of
eggs did each have?
Society has been aptly compared by"
some writers to a heap of embers, which,
when separated, soon languish, darken
and expire, but if placed together, glow
with a ruddy and intense heat That
this is true, needs but a glance at those
who surround us. The man who has
quit the social circle because of apathy or
misanthropy, is like the separated embers,
blackened and useless. He gives
nothing and nothing to him is niveu; he
loves not, neither is he beloved.
Geo. Boulden at home again.
Dr. .Hurst will return from Florida
Jos. A. Gripes is recovering from a severe
spell of illnosa.
Dink Becraft is in from Illinois, on a
visit to his old home.
Miss Jennie Vimont is at home from
school on a little recreating spell.
John McClintock is home from college
in Baltimore, on business for his father.
Chas. W. Howard, of Moorefield, has
engaged his services to Jos. A. Miller,
George Purnell is now the successor of
Charlie Johnson, as clerk at the Purnell
Miss Frankie Cheatham has returned
homo, after a visit of several months at
Dr. J. B. Smith celebrated his 47th
birth-day Tuesday, by an extra spread
in way of a dinner.
Wm. Bassett, toll-gate keeper between
hereaud Carlisle, fell down last week
and broke his hip. Owing to old age,
his recovery is doubtful. J
S. C. Allen will go to Montana in a
short time, and will go into the ranche
business with his brother, Lieuteuant
Henry Allen, of the V. S. Army.
iljie Davis, formerly the juvenile
hghtuiig jerker in our denot. and aaod
than himself, in Colorado, last week.
Harrison Johnson and wife celebrated on
their forty-fifth marriage anniversary ftve
Tuesday with a big dinner. Only the I...
immediate relatives of the family in attendance.
The Trader, Turfman, Ifarmer
The Savannah races are now going on.
Sheep killing, by dogs, still goes on
briskly throughout tile State.
Tobacco is fast taking the place of hemp,
the staid staple of Woodford county.
An eminent saya it costs
only one cent to grow a pound, of beef in
Gen. .Withers' Ethan Allen, out of
Fanny Cook, by Abdallah, has arrived fi
in Lexington. "
A Fulton county girl married at fifteen
so as to havo her" golden wedding when
it would do her some good.
Soventoon acres of land, belonging to
Samuel Amsdon, in Brown county, Da
kota, produced G50 bushols ol wheat.
One of the finest farms in Hardin
cou'nty, containing C43 acres, sold recently
for $13,000, a fraction over $20 per acre.
Waller Sharp, of Sharpsburg, has
bought 14,000 pounds of now tobacco, at
an average of over 10 cents per pound.
Mason Morris, of Clark county, raised
last year sixty acres of tobacco that produced
nearly one hundred thousand
The valuable kennel of Mr. Charles IJ.
Mason, of ISew York, consisting of fourteen
prize-winning dogs, will be disposed
of by rafilo.
The English butchers do not like large
cattle or sheep, they prefer cattle weighing
from 1,300 pounds, and sheep about
140 pounds live weight.
' IL C. "McDowell, of Lexington, has sold
the bay mare, Farce, aged jrix years, by
Princess, .dam Ehpda, to C. JS.- Keod, of
Erie. Pa., for 8.000. She has a record of
The railroads centering in Lexington
will offer a $500 purse to be run for at
the Spring meeting, distance and terms
lo oe nxeu Dy amotrs oi me iuv.B.y
Atlanta, Ga., takes a car load of Chicago
fresh meat daily, and the trade between
the Garden City and the South is
growing so rapidly that ten additional I
ivfri worn tar oiirfi. avo called for.
A delegation of trotting horse men
met at Hunt's Hotel, Cincinnati Wednesday,
an I fixed dates of associations as
follows: MavHviile Muv 22nd to 2ofh;
Cincinnati, 'jMlhx 29th to June lnt; Duy
ton, ,Unl 5th to 8th ;. .Springfield, June
12th ti loth; Columbus Juiir 19th to
Paris Omnibus Liiie.
Two busses wlH connect wih
paeseuger trakis at the Bwis depot.
fare, 25 cents to fhe lwtelB or imv part ol
he city or suburbs. '.Crunks, 15 eeirte
extra. jo ouargejor vansee.
L. F. Mann, Proper.
S. B. EWALT,
LIVERY SALE AND COMMISSION
High iStreet, Paris Kentucky.
Will break colte to best advantage
Horses bought and sold on a small margin,
also boarded ou as good terms as any
other stable iu Paris. '
J. E. KEtJ: l 1
BAKER and CONFECTIONER,
AD DEALKR IN
Choice Brands of Cigars and Tolracco
, French and American Candies.
SHOTS Cincinnati Lager Beer on Draught
Main Street, Paris, Kentucky.
G. W. CAIS l
HORSE AND COW DOCTOR,
NEAR CHANEY'S DISTILLERY,
Will attend all cases of disease or acci
dents in animals, and make charges ron
dirional upon surcesp. No cure, no pay.
'KrilMY' IClMBROUQH, J as. S: Huff.
KIMBROUOH & HUFF, Prop's.
Large and Commodious Sample Rooms
tiniL floor for commercial men. Baggage
transferred to and from Hie d'ei)ot
Grand Opera BnUd'g,
GEO. W. MYIS,
Window Shades, Carpets, Oil
Cloths, Mattresses, &c.,
Special Attention Given to
Undertaking and Repairing.
Main Street, Paris, Ky.
PHARES T. THROOP,
CARLISLE, - - KY.
Office over B. F. Adair's grocery.
CARLISLE, - - - - KY.,
Calls particular attention of the farmeis
and horsemen, to the fact tbat be
is now prepared to put up,
FINK HARNESS and SAMPLES
a specialty. Will sell at lower figures
than heretofore for CASH. Special at
tention paid to repairs.
I keep constantly on hand a large stock
of Tvhips, collars, trace-chains, and every
thing pertaining to tne ixaue.
y. . Prop1.
One sonata from railroad depot. GOOD
LIVERY STABLE ATTACHED. The
kindest attention given and pieata nJade
Good Sample Rooms. A table filled
with all the delicacies of the season.
COMMERCIAL (OR BUSINESS) C0LLE6C
or .Kentucky UniTewaty,
WnSUB B. 6MXTM, PiWt, XSXEKfiTaff, EY.
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.l"i..r'" ii vi wma sots LrOJKpc, 10-
geibar wltk lb lxdmg Kdoertsn ot Aaertes. attut the
MDeriwifrf of Ma Care of StodT tad Trlnn. t hxw
TbarcBtb, Protfcal Mi Cempltt. BBbraeteff Kortktepliw.
" Aniaswui, uommcrpM lav, MflfCMtttc Cot?-the
fun Dp!oa Ccana fitw 8 1 3 BMfearTotal coat.
lacisuog ioiwoa, BMW, uuMcmerj sal Bard la r.oo.1
fcrnJlrakMl 188. StsSmta of thli Glv mlb . .k,
omer college of tf UalTenJty under 10 Frefcswta fur i
ecclvM en 1
jrrct - In th , jjm. Uratdor PU eyeals
i unrf, vi ju ai 1 n, rreau SSmsJ
Attorney at Law,
Will practice In the courts of Nicbofcu
and adjoininj? counties Special and
prompt attention given to collections,
Mna. Jab Purnkll, 1 : . . ... - .
MAIN STREET, .
Table and rooms second to no countrj
hotel in the Statd
fjLarffe 'and well fnrnisltGrt
Sample Rooms 'for Commercial
Good LrveryStable attached. e'f&
to all who have patronized the house"
Terms Reasonable. "
KY. CENTRAL R. R.
Shortest and Quickest
Tickets to all points
"frTnvrrL.iG Aym a xtti' n t
jnvrxvjLXXy jcrvcyi. iij
Special Rates to EMIGRANT
For further particulars, apply to
Frank Cakk. Paris. Ky.
C. L. BROWN, Gen'l Passenger Agu.,
Covington, Ky.' . '
Time Table in Effect sine Oct. 15, '
L' v Covington 8 a.m.,2:30 p m.,and 8 p An
A'r at Paris li:30 a m..5:45 p.m.l0:40 p.m
" Lex'toa 12:15 p.m. 8:35 p.m. p.m
Tj'v Les'ton at 7:45 a.m. 2:10 p.m. S:15pm
at Paris aX 8:35 a.m. 2:20 p.m.3:40p.mv..
Ij'v Maysvrlle at 6 a.m. and 3 p.m.
A'r at Paris at 8:25 nun. and 9:55 p.m.
" " Los'ton at 9:25 a.m.
LV Lex'ton at 5 p.m.
" Paris ot.5:55 p.m. and 6:20
A'r afc Maysville.SO p.m. and 8:45 a.m
(GREEN CHEATHAM, Pjiop'k.)
One Square from Railroad
Baggage transferred to and fro, dl'
MVERY STAjJE ATTACHED
Opp. Paris, Ky
W. T. OVEKBT.
WHOLESALE LUMBER DEALER
"WKIte arid Yellow Pine. Poplar
and Oalc Tfmtoesfor
T. V. HALL,
formerly of Gfricfnnati.
MILLERSBURG, - - - KY.
SSTDesigii8, Drawings and Specifications
including Costs on all Architecture
and Machinery, furnished accurately and