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VOL. I. PARIS, BOURBON COUNTY, KENTUCKY: TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 13, 1883. NQ.10J
Sunday was Daniel Boone's birthday.
It rained a little wet yater last
To-morrow will be St. Valentine's
TwelVe electric lights shine upon
No mails from Cincinnati or Louisville
The comet is still visible through
Mrs. Frank Sopef is ill very, in the Flat
Call and get our'lecture on the dying
bedbug. Price, 20. cents.' " ;"
t.tJ &yj.tit -
cinnati yesterday,- and still rising.
some of ..this, wet rain-next
summerwhen'we can't get a drop.
The Kentucky Central stood the racket
of the raging billows splendidly.
Miss Mary Barry, a Sister of Charity,
died of consumption here Saturday.
It costs the State $76,000 a year to run
the lunatic asylum at Lexington.
Some very fine walnut logs passed down
on the raging billows of Stoner Sunday.
Mr. GK Hog has presented his compliments
to the'goosbone in way of a flood.
Every, well regulated family should
have a goose bone and regulate it's own
Pete Boriotti tried his horses to our
fire engine Saturday, and found that they
fit it verynvell,
Ten of the soldier boys have been
granted furloughs and gone home on account
TnERE are eighty witnesses for the prosecution
and forty for the defense in the
Neal and Craft case.
Thieves stole fifteen hens from J. Dickey's
crop Saturday night, and left all of
their heads in token of respect.
Twentjfivemarriage licenses were issued
in Madison county, during January
twenty-one white" -
Tiie United States and Canada report
275 failures for the past seven days. The
Southern States contribute seventy-eight.
Mrs. Jas. Patton will open a Bazaar
for patterns and fancy work, in the Hin-ton
store room near Schawb's, 'Jn a few
ClarkHSelson, aged 15, shot and killed
Stephen Boyd, aged 11, near Sharps-burg,
; Saturday, while playing Jesse
The backbone of winter appears to be
broken ; now let somebody go to work
and demolish the spare-ribs of this wet
Stoner came within about two inches
of the high-water mark of '75, Sunday.
Several families in the flats were forced
to leave their homes for safety.
G rinnan, the Cynthiana artist had on
exhibition Here yesterday an elegant oil
painting of WillSecrest, dec'd, which was
the property of Miles McKee.
A woman in Hart, county, Ga., has given
birth to twenty-one children and does
not seem to have had any grave-yard
luck. She has raised them all.
In Newport Saturday and Sunday, the
water covered a space of over 300 acres of
land, on which were 700 houses. Over
1,000 families were rendered homeless.
General Joseph E. Johnson has been
ill at Charlotte, N. C, whither he went
on business. He thinks that he was
poisoned from the dye used to color the
hose worn by him.
The Ohio river flooded over half of the
town of Augusta, Ky., and the loss among
the merchants was great One ware-room
containing 10,000 bushels of wheat was
surrounded by water, which rose in the
wheat several inches.
On Christmas day, some boys played
"rabbit," and shot a lad with an old musket
loaded with a paper wad. The boy
died from the wound last week, and now
his brother has arrested the young shoot-
ist for manslaughter.
The Arkansaw Traveler tells of a St.
Louis man whose feet were so large that
when he untertook to use the forks of a
county road for a bootjack he split the
road wide open and spoiled the entire
geography of the neighborhood.
The average boarding school girl is now
keeping the mail hot with letters to her
parents dictating the make-up of a graduating
dress, while her teachers are dishing
out that same old list of subjects, "Over
the Alps Thine Italy Liveth,"&c.
Woman is more constant in hatred than
James Davis, now in New York, and
Garret Davis have formed a partnership,
and will open out a merchant tailoring
establishment in Ficklen's room now occupied
by Nesbitt in a few days. Nesbitt
will probably locate higher up town.
Billy Goodloe took in over the
counter from a colored boy last Friday, a
coin of the reign of George II, "which was
in fair condition and .bore the date of
1142 consequently, js r741 ' years old;
This is probably the oldest coin in Bourbon,
Lome and Louise, tbji Canada Prince
and Princess, only tooksixtyjfive, trunks
with them on.theis, tecnt trip.-, through
.thisulCheTidti' tA wanted' be
troubled with any extra baggage, so they
had to put up with many little inconveniences.
The Chief of ' Police -at" Lexington
weighed four carts of coal that werebeing
delivered by the different yards to customers
last Friday, and found one short
214 and another 217 pounds ;
another - only short 12, while another
weighed 10 pounds too much.
Miss Fannie Boyd, daughter of the
acting Sheriff of Trigg county, was found
dead in her bed at "Wallonia Friday night.
She had fallen a victim to the seducer's
promises, and to hide her shame took
morphine, with the above sad result.
.Her betrayer, David "Wahl, has left the
In Maine, not long since, a man sold
his wife for $15. A few days after, a
New Jersey wife brought $25, and later, a
man in North Carolina got $500 for a fair
article. If wives keep on going up in
price at that rate, poor men will have to
stop buying and go to marrying from the
At Maysville, the river has been higher
than for many years, The Limestone
Flouring Mills were reached, and 1,700
barrels of flour hail to be moved oat.
The plow factory and foundry were also
closed. A large part of : Aberdeen has
been under water and many Jamilies
Eld. Preston Taylor, of Mt. Sterling,
one of the leading divines of the colored
Christian Church of Ky., has, as general
evangelist, gone to Mississippi to labor in
behalf of a college belonging to that sect.
The college is1 located at Edwards'
Station, and possesses S00 acres of land,
and is under the presidency of Dr.
of New York, and has a corps of six
The river at Maysville yesterday came
up to 2nd street, and all of Chester was
inundated. The roof was1 lifted off of
Wheatl' & Co's wareroom and a large
lot of whiskey was floated out, but was
all saved. The first story of Horace Jan-
nary s residence was nuea witn water
and one Avail fell in. Hundreds of houses
were submerged, while Aberdeen was almost
wholly so. Jas. Owens will sutler
great loss, as his tobacco ware-house is
submerged and much of his tobacco wet.
The stockholders of the Bourbon County
Agricultural Association met Saturday,
and elected the following officers: President,
J. "W. Ferguson ; Yice Presidents,
Gano Hill and B. F. Bedford ; Directors,
Alex. McClintock, Dr. J. T. McMillan,
O. A. Gilman, Capt. M. M. Clay, Jno. T.
Hinton, G. W. Morrow, Win. Tarr. L.
M. Bedford, Col. E. F. Clay, H. C. Hutch-craft;
Secretary, W. A. Parker; Treasurer,
B. F. Pullen. The directory selected
the first Tuesday in September as the beginning
of their fair.
T. B. Peterson & Brothers, Philadel-
pnia, nave just issued a new and complete
edition of the works of Mrs. Emma
D. E. N. Southworth. Her latest work,
"Self-Made ; or, Out of the Depths," lias
just been issued in two volumes, under
the names of "Ishmael ; or, In the
Depths," and ; or. From the
Depths," the first of which gives as a
frontispiece a new portrait of Mrs. South-worth,
the other a view of her cottage on
the Potomac. This new edition is in duodecimo
form, and is complete in forty-three
large volumes, bound in morrocco
cloth, with a full gilt back, price $1.75
One day last week, a young man named
Parks, said to be from Maysville, entered
the store of McClure & Ingels, and
claimed to be a brother of Henry Daum,
the barber, and also stated that he was in
the employ of Capt. M. M. Clay. He
bought an overcoat and a suit of clothes-leaving
the pants to be cut off and sent
out to Capt. Clay's, at which time he
would pay for the outfit. After Parks
left the store it was found out that he
was an imposter, and he was sought and
arrested at the depot by the marshal, the
clothing returned, a good kick given and
turned loose. Later in the night as
McClure was going home, he was
shot at three timea by some one supposed
to be Parks.
"Versailles has three churches without
. The Dramatic Festival craze will next
strike Cincinnati. .
Gen Toombs is blind in one eye and the
other is almost out.
Not only men, but money matters can
get tjght on whisky.
A negro who is 128 years old lives in
Warren county, Miss.
It is now a polite thing to address every
thief as Mr. Treasurer.
Silence may be golden, but it takes
'lip" to borrow money.
The Boston definition of flirtation is
.'attentionthQUt intention JW
Strawberries and alligators are ripe and
flowers are blooming in Florida.
What. most resembles a pretty girl
bathing ? A pretty woman bathing.
Some Paris girls are "landscape" girls,
because they paint nature in three colors.
An English woman did not die until
she had sown on buttons for nine husbands.
Miss Thornton has been re-elected Matron
of the Eastern Kentucky Lunatic
. The antelope is swifter than thn mule,
but the mule can make himself, more
Paris, France, 3ias 2,226,000 inhabitants,
twenty-three theaters, three sircusses, six
It is not good tastse for young married
people to kiss before company, although
it tastes good.
Alex Whistlers wife gave birth to seven
pairs of twins in seven years. There's
music in that family.
. Nature has written a letter of credit on
some men's faces which is honored every
where it is presented. '
There are 2,000 young men training for
the ministry, and 20,000 for the penitentiary,
in the Uniten States.
They say out in Dakota that the mercury
has gone down so far that decent
people wont associate with it.
It is almost too much to ask a young
man to fall in love with a girl in an India
rubber overcoat and gum shoes.
South Carolina youug men carry the
left fore paw of a rabbit in the left breast
pocket for good luck in love affairs.
Miss Jennie Thomason, of Union county,
Ga., is live feet high, and has hair
which drags eight inches on the floor.
The new nickle is larger than the old
one, but it will take three of them to buy
a drink of blue lightning all the same.
Eli Pereins is billed for lectures in several
Kentucky villages. If it dont quit
raining soon he'll probably not "get
Liberalism is cieeping into all the
churches; but the poor preachers notice
that it has not yet struck the contribution-box.
Theieisa great religious revival all
over Blackford county, Intl. Over six
hundred have confessed and the good
work still goes on.
Christianity teaches nothing but what
is perfectly suitable to, and coincident
with the ruling principle of a virtuous
and well inclined man.
A Boston preacher delivers lectures every
Monday. If there ever is a time
when people need the consolation of religion
it is on wash-day.
Girls who are growing old, should wash
their faces in almost scalding water. The
hot water tightens the skin and prevents
wrinkles from appearing.
What is the difference between a boy
running after a girl and a boy running
after a carriage? One chases the miss and
the other misses the chaise.
Men who think for themselves do not
believe quite so much as do who take
what they have from hearsay, but it is
very apt to be better quality of faith.
A tiny but much decorated bonnet is
to be the spring headgear of the girl of
the period. Although it will be a thing
of beauty, it will not be a joy forever.
A Dakota woman advertises for a husband
able to milk twenty two cows daily
and to scuffle with the bull occasionly.
At the hour of going to press, the situation
is still vacant.
The Rev. Cary Brown, a religious imposter,
has a $10,000 farm in Kansas, and
is beating the members of the Baptist
church in Southern Kentucky out of
small charity sums.
Kid gloves, with birds and iusects embroidered
in colors on the back, come to
this side of the pond from Paris. They
are very pretty, hut not the thing to put
oh when you go to market.
God forbid that the search after truth
should be discouraged for fear of consequences
.! The cosequences of truth may
be subserviant of systems of superstition,
but they never can be injurious to the
rights or well formed expectationsof the
.Tjibsk, items will appear in the
without credit. The Nkws is
.published every Tuesday and Friday preceding
the publicatian of the Kentuckian
and is always filled with fresh and lively
locals and spicy, original editorial".
Dr. Stitt has returned from Texas.
Jack Allen has returned from Sharps-burg.
Hinkslon has fallen and we don't need
Old Noah any more.
Miss L. A.-Warford begins her private
school next Monday.
,The cantata didn't materialize last
week, and no one can tell when it will.
"jttle WillieJdhhs.onkdajjgli tgr ,of W..
.iJohnson, lias been quite ill for sev
James lloby sold off his surplus property
Saturday, and moved yesterday to
Clifton Mann has moved into the house
formerly occupied by late deceased Mrs.
. A new organ with bells, has been ordered
for the Methodtst church, which
will arrive here this week.
The boarders of the Female College
who were dismissed several davs ago
have been pardoned and received back
to the fold.
Prof. W. D. McClintock did not preach
last Sunday as was announced, on account
of the inclement weather, but will
preach next Sunday.
Isaac Sanduske" has sold his share of
the tobacco raised on his Cane Ridge
farm, to H. C. Caldwell, a Baltimore man,
for $11. 75 per hundred.
Will Warford, formerly of this place,
has sold his interest in the hardware store
in Flemingsburg, and has taken a position
in his father-in-law's mill.
Hinkston has been higher probably
than for thirty years. The backwater
was almost on a level with .Josh
Barton's yard which makes it over a
horse's back on the Maysville pike.
Col. Craddock, the iiau who has been
pushed up the ladder of of fame by the
darned fool press of the State on stolen
clippings and three-legged chickens, was
scentling around our town last Friday.
(He will will not reproduce this item.)
The Methodist revival is now in progress
and bids fait to be an interesting
meeting. It is the custom of this church
to hold big meetings for several weeks, at
this particular time each year; and they
are generally meet with largo success in
converting the students of the two colleges.
That feeling of languor and debility
that follows physical exertion, removed
by using Brown's Iron Bitters.
The Trader, Turfman, Farmer
John McNair, a pacer, 2:23$ .died in
The trotter, Billy Bay, by Wood's
Hambletonian, 2:23, is dead.
A Hardin count v man bought last
week near Elizabeth town 7,000 bushels of
wheat at 85 to 90 cents.
James E. Ford, of this county, sold his
farm of 650 acres Saturday, to Thos.
Woodford, at $77 per acre.
Pure White Burley tobacco see J, warranted
the purest and best, from Clermont
county, Ohio, for sale at this office,
at 50 cents per ounce. tf
Delnacardock, winner of the English
Derby, Ascot and Doncaster stakes have
arrived at Lexington, accompanied by
Fohso, a Kentucky Derby winner.
A glance of the new directory of the
Bourbon Agricultural Association elected
gives us hope that a trotting
track may be added the coming sea-
W. H. Wilson, Abdallah Park, Cynthiana,
has sold a half interest in the bay
stallion Arnold, by Goldsmith's Abdallah,
2:30; dam Sallie Neale, by Mambrino
For sale : A pair of bay mare mules
15 hands 3 inches high, and a pair of bay
harness horses lo hands and 3 inches high.
Call on or address Charlie Clarke,
Nerves, brain, and muscles gain
strength and the power of endurance by
using Brown's Iron Bitters.
Ed. Cattle, Thomas Meglbben's old
herdsmandied Friday night at Dr. Campbell's,
on the Brooks farm, of congestion
of the lungs.
W.H.H. JOHNSON, f D. D.CONWAY
One sqtiire from railroad depot. GOOD
LIVERY STABLE ATTACHED. ,The
kindest attention given and guests mod
Good Sample Rooms. A table filled
with all the delicaciee of the season.
"'Good pattern. Complete with black
A Brick House, Stable, Garden and
Grass lot at Plat Rocki
J. M. THOMAS.
There will be an election for officers of
the Bourbon County Agricultural Society
for the year 1883 held in the City Hall
Building on the 2nd Saturday in February,
at 10 o'clock a. m.
W. A. Parker, J. V. Ferguson,
Broadway, Paris Ky,
(8 to 9 A.M.
Office Hours 1 " 4 P.M.
17 " 8 P.M.
S. B. EWALT,
LIVERY SAL K AND COMMISSION
High Street, Paris Kentucky.
Will break colts to best advantage,
Horsps bought and sold on a small margin,
also boarded on as good terms as any
other stable in Paris.
G. W. CAffl 1
HOUSE AND COW DOCTOU,
NEAR CHANEY'h DISTII.l.EKY,
Will attend all cases of disease or acci
dents in animals, ami make charges con
ditional upon success. Terms reasonable.
'Kimmy' Kimbrough, Jas. S. Huff.
KIMBROUGH & HUFF, Prop's.
Large and Commodious Sample Rooms
on first floor for commercial men. Baggage
transferred to and from the depot
free of charge.
HIT TAILO: 'J
Grand. Opera Build'g,
GEO. W. DAVIS,
Window Shades, Carpets, Oil
Cloths, Mattresses; &c.,
JB Special Attention Given to
Undertaking and Repairing.
Main Street, Paris j Ky.
PHABES T. THROOP,
CARLISLE, - - KY.
Office over B. F. Adair's grocery.
CARLISLE, ----- KY.,
Calls particular attention of the farmers
and horsemen, to the fact that he
is now prepared to put up,
FINE HARNESS and SADDLES
a specialty. "Will sell at lower figures
than heretofore for CASH . Special atr
tention paid to repairs.
I keep constantly on hand a largo stock
of whips, collars, trace-chains, and everything
pBrtaming to the trade.
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Therragh, Fraetlc! as4 Oeapltto. Rsbncit r BatftaB
jpoBderKW, Pmartilp, etc. TlaU ntni& ?&
fiuallr rout f33. Stadia of this CbllRMiU
jw Free of charge. Whn J or man catrioieri
Sammtr 8enWbM commend, bnl 8taaenta?rMtlt4 mrl
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Will practfo in th cotirts of Nicholaf
and adjoining ouantica. Special : ntf
prouipv attention given to couectioja
Mm. Jams Pukill, j ,. .::
Table and rooms second to no eonntr
hotel in the State.
t&Xargre and well Xuraisbeig
Sample Itpoins for Commercial
Good Livery Stable attached. Eefei
to all who have patronized the noM
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KY. CEHTKA1 B. B.
Shortest and Quickest
. AND TEXAS.
Tickets to all points
NORTH, EAST ANI TVEST
Special Rates to EMIGRANTS.
For further particulars", apply to
Frank Cark. Paris. ICy.
O. L. BROWN, Gkn'l Passenger Agt.,
Time Table in Effect since Jan. 1, '88,
Ii'v Covington 8 a.m.,2;30 p.m.and 8 p an
A'r at Paris 11:30 a m..5:45 p.m.l0:40 p.m
" Lex'ton 12:15 p.m.6:35 p.mj 11:20 p.m
Ii'v Lex'ton at 7:46 a.m. 2:10 p.m.' 3:15pm
A'r at Paris at 8:35 a.m. 3:00 p.m.3:55p,ui
Ii'v Maysville at 6 a.m. and 12:40 p.m.
A'r at Paris at 8:25 a.m. and 2:55 pan.
" " Lex'ton at 9:25 a.m.
Ii'v Iiex'ton at 5 p.m.
" Paris att5:55 p.m. and 6:20
A'f at Maysville.8:10 p.m. and 8:45 a.m
(GREEN CHEATHAM, Prop'r.)
CARLISLE, KY. .
One Square from Railroad Depot All
Baggage transferred to and fro, free df
MVERX STABLE ATTACKED
Opp. Post-office Paris,. Kt
W. T. OVEEBY.
WHOLESALE LUMBER DEALER-
Wliite and Yellow Pine, Poplar
and "Oak Timber for
T. V. HALL,
formerly of Cincinnati.
Designs, Drawings and Specifica
tions including Costs on all Architecture
and Machine, furnished accurately and
promotiY' - , . . . cp9y