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IGNORANCE OF FARMERS THE CAUSE OF THE LOW YIELD. They ore Ignorant of tho First 'Pflnolplsa ef Airrloulture A nill to ffetobliahl Training School French-Itnlluu Treaty.! Remodeling the Poles Note. j London, Jan. 87. Tho announcement oft Mr. .Joseph Chamberjaln's faithful honch- man, Mr. Jesse Callings, of his intention to introduce a bill establishing departments of agriculture In tho provincial schools of Eng land, and providing training gardens for tho practical tuition of pupils, has provokod in numerable smiles among his friends, and doubtless will oxcito tho ridicule of the .average .English farmer, who "knows It Yet there is vastly more of practical valuo In tho suggestion than was to bo found in the gentleman proposal to allot ''threo acres and a cow" to each tenant farmor under tho act ' to which that proposition was offered as an (amendment, and if it is Intended to apply to Ireland, as well as Great Britain, the project la.worthy of serious consideration. In many parte of England, Scotland, and in a large (portion of Ireland, the pursuit of agriculture fa followed in its most primitive forms, and In most of these sections the meagro yiold of the fruits of tho farmer's labor is duo not so much to the poor quality of tho land as to itbo ignoranco of its tillers of tho first princi ple of practical farming. Particularly in this so In IrGland. Large tracts of land for which maximum rents are exacted aro, it is true,, almost wholly unpro ductive; yettherearo tracts presenting all -conditions of abundant-yield to the farmer, from which are produced littlo or no bettor crops than are taken from tho bad land. This Is not , the .result of the farmer's indo lence, for ho works hard ; but it is solely the re sult of tho man's ignoranco of the work ho 'it jJ! && THE BOOK OF MORMONS. The Lr.st Witness of lis Authenticity UUs at Rlolimontt, MtsaonrJ. St. Louis, Mo., Jan. 27. David Whitmer, who was in possession of tho original Book ef Mormons, died last night at Rich mond, Mo. In 1870 two of tho Mor mon apostles, Or son Pratt and Jo seph F. Smith, vis ited Mr. Whitmor for tho express purposo of obtain ing these, to them, precious sheets. ApostlePratt said: david Trnmren. "Father Whitmer, we desiro to p.irchaso the manuscript, and wo are authorize! to say that you may name your price, and bo sure and put the prjco high enough, for tho church has plenty of money In tho troasury, you know." Mr. "Whitmer repliod, with quiet emphasis: "Elder Pratt, there isn't gold enough in tho world to buy it" Baforo leaving Richmond Orson Pratt told tho hotel proprietor that they would willingly havo paid Mr. Whit mar 1100,000 for tho manuscript. Ho was the last witness to "the dlvino authenticity of the Book of Mormons." POINTED PARAGRAPHS. Topics of tho Times Given In a Torso and Spicy Manner. Kitty Anderson, a Grecnsburg, Ind., school ma'am, has been arrested for paddling Clifford Dixon. Roediu, Republican member of tho houso from Greenup county, Kentucky, has been unseated on a legal technicality. George Licht, of Portsmouth, O., who llcht out witn tne Presbyterian Sundav school funds, has boen found and will square up. Tho, Paulding, O., people threaten to lvnch has chosen, or been driven by circumstances ! fKIM manslaugh tor ii, for torturing to death his seven-month-old to follow. No one has taken tho troublo to show him this mistakes and enlighten him in his calling and he goes his way, year after year, from bod to'worso, until his landlord sets him and his family upon tho roadside Localise ho could not raise enough from his holding to pay his rent. it Mr. Callings can succeed in establishing In the' localities most in need of them, the training schools h(s proposed bill suggests, ho will have dono more at tho expiration of five years toward pacifying and bringing contentment to Ireland frhan could possibly have boen achieved in any other way, and rendered coercion forever impossibloiby re moving even a suspicion of pretext for its application. A Clerical Impostor. Berlin. Jan. 27. Joseph Eber. a clerical impostor, who claims to have been a profes-' yimovo him. sor ui muuiugy in imcago, nus uecn nrrosieu at Dantzic for illegally performing tho cere mony of the moss and drawing the stipend ,of a priest The, attention of the police, was attracted to him through his ill-concealed relations with a barmaid. Investigation dis closed the fact that tho two were living to gether as man and wife, and tho.man's arrest followed. It is believed that Eber is nono other than Keating, the clerical impostor, whoso exploits in Dublin two years ago brought humiliation upon a large number of persons of high standing in and out of the church. baby, Springfield, O., has a preacher named Summorhell. If he isn't capablo of perpo trating some burning eloquence thero'a nothing in a namo. An effort is being made to raise money to refund tho prizes paid for tho burnt-out bench show at Columbus, as roast dog was not on the published program. That $100,000 embezzled from the National bunk, of. Cleveland, by Paying Teller Stanley and invested in a Chicago wheat deal netted him five years in the penitentiary and tho costs of the trial At HiUsboro, O., Up Nowman, suspended from tho police force with ton charges against him, refuses to go off duty and threatens to expose some of tho respectable heathen whoso love for darkness unguarded by policemen havo caused tho conspiracy to Tho Fopo's Ideas. Prohlbltlonal lilll In MiuhucUuspUs. Boston, Jnn. 27. In tho houso the consti tutional prohibition resolution was passed, to be engrossed, in concurrence with tho senate, by a vote of lfiO to 70, with one pair, being six more than the necessary two-thirds. A proposed amendment to substitute the word "alcoholic" for "intoxicating" was rejected, 88 to 187. The constitutional amendment will havo to be passed by a two-thirds vote in both branches next year before its submis sion to the people at the polls. Indications. WABTITVflTnv. Jnn 97 fWln.. full. Vienna, Jan. 27. A dispatch from Romo I .,,. " ,ij v 1. i 'ii. says that the encyclical on thehocial condi-l ... .V'.. '.... , variable and diminishing in force. FINANCE AND COMMERCE. Quotations for tho Money, Stock, Produce and Cattle Market for Jan. SO. New Yoiw-Monoy 8$ per cent Exchango steady. Governments sUvly. Currency sixes, lie bid; four coupons, 12 four-and-a-half. 107H bid. The stock mark-t was moderately actlvo this morning, and the tone was Arm. In tho first half hour a steady buying of cool stocks and St. Paul shares caused, prices to advance JtfWipor cent, and they romulned at about this range to noon. At the prcsopt writing mo murnci m BU'uuy. tion of the working classes, on which the pope has been engaged for a year, will advo cate the principle of state intervention in favor of artisans, nnd will exhort Catholics to support their government in efforts to bring about social ref orms and to ameliorate the condition of the working classes. Remodeling tho Poles. Berlin, Jan. 27. The minister of publlo Instruction has ordered the discontinuance of instruction in tho Polish tongue hi tho -National schools of tho province of Paseu, in order to Germanize tho Polos by tcachlns; only in German. England's Weak-Places. London, Jan. 27. Baron Brassey, in a speech to the chamber of commerce yester day, said that England was neglooting to properly protect her shipping by adequately defending her coaling stations against sudden war emergencies. French-Italian Treaty. Parib, Jan. 27. Negotiations for a treaty of commerco between Franco and Italy havo been ruptured, as Italy refused to accept eighty-nine of tho 2?J nrticlos of tho old treaty. A now attempt ,to hormonizo will bo mode. French Opera In IJtirlln. Berlin, Jan. 27. For tho first timo in twenty years a French opera company mode its npjjearance in this city last night Thero was a largo audience present and tho recep tion given to tho artists was heartily cordial. Explosion of Mlllnltc Vienna, Jon. 27. An explosion of mllinlto occurred in a fuotory at Zurndorf, Hungary, yesterday, klllingthreo persons and wound ing twelve. Borrowed a Few Dollars, Vienna, Jan. 27. Tho Hungarian gov ernment has bargalnod for a $15,000,000 loan from tho Ilothchild syndicate. Founder of Heidelberg Collego Daad. Tiffin, O., Jan. 27. Dr. Jeremiah F. Good, founder of tho Heidelberg collego, and president of the Heidelberg Theological sem inary, of this city, died "Wednesday, aged sixty-six years. Ho was ono of the most learned mon of the Reformed church, and was held In high esteem throughout Ohio and Pennsylvania, whero ho is extensively known. Attacked liy ujlull Dog. .Findlay, O., Jan. 27. A vicious bull dog, belonging to William Edwards, this morning attacked Charley Joy, a nlno-yeor-old boy, who entered tho yard In which he was con fined, and before assistance reached tho lad tore and manglod his face in a horriblo man ner, tearing ono oyo from tho socket Tho dog was immediately killed. Kx-Proraler Norqaay Defiant Winnipeg, Man., Jan. 27. Ex-Premier Is defiant, and scorns disposed to brave his accusers. ,IIe says tho fioor of tho house Is tho proper plac6 to. discuss tho deficiency of half a million dollars attributed to tho mal administration of his ministry. Ho declares that bo will' offer a satisfactory explanation when tho timo comes. Bur.&qulncy .uuu Central I'aculo.. in O..C..C.& 1 Si PL& Hudson .KM Del. Lac. &W ..tf6 Illinois Con UO Kan. & Texas.... 17 Lake Shore .. M Louisville ArNosh 61 MIoh. Cent 63 Missouri Paciflo...' Sift N.Y. Central 107 Northwestern 109 do preferred ....144 Obio&MlBs &1U Pacifle Mail .., BtPaul 76 Western Union.. 77W ClnclnnutL FLOUR Fancy, 3PCa410; family, $3 40 WIIEAT-No. 8 red, M8flc; No. 2, 8788c. CORN No. U mixed, 61u; No. 2 mixed, 51Uo. OATS-No. 3 mixed, av&nc; No. 2 mixed! MUV.c; No. 3 white. 38it7c? .SS?frmily U 76au 875 "gular, $15 UUJr.lu VM. LAHU-Kottle, M2Mc. POULTRY-Common chickens, $3 0033 50 per dozen: fair to prlroo $3 7634 00. WOOL Unwashed tlnemerino. 1718o; ono fourth blood combing, SkfcHc; medium delaino and clothing, UJSoo; braid, lHcJSl'Jc; medium combing, ZYitpic; lleece washed fine merino, X and XX, al-Sc: medium clothing, 2830c; delaine fleece, SiffiiOc. HAY No. 1 timothy, $14 60JM5 00; No. 2, $13 00tftl4C0; mixed. SlOOOQllW; prairie, $9 00 tfilO 00: wheat, oats and rye straw, $6 fioaa 00. OATTLE-Good to choice butchers, $3 50 I 25: fair, $1 603 25: common, 81 253 00; stockers and feeders, $2 !i53 75; yearlings and calves. S2 0UM 25. HOOJj-SoTect butchers, $oC55 75 fair to good packing, $5-6ffl5 05: fair to good light, $6 (Was 35; common, $4(XX&100; culls, $3 00 silEBP-Coinmon to fair, $2C0300: good to choice, $4 2o5 ID; common to fair lambs. $3 254 W; good to choice, $S 0035 60. llilflulo live Stock. CATTLE Dull and weak; common to fair, $3 60&1 25; good to cholcoshlpplng, $4 855 00; extra steers, $5 2,"35 00; stookers and feeders, $2 7G3 25; veals, $0 007 00; receipts, 105 head. IIOGS-Markot woak; light, $5 00a5 25; mixed and Yorkers. $6 403W 60: soloeted York. ers,$5 65iaJi lUjKood to choice heavy, $5 80' BHEEP-HlBhon medium to good, $5 00 5 40: choico to extra, $4 005 00. LAMHS Steady; ordinary to choice west--rn, $5 76fl 25; extra, $6 40. Pittsburg. CATTLE Prime to extra, $5 00&5 25: fair to good, $1 SicJM 60; common.S) 003 60; feeders, $2 7&3i3 60; stockers, $2 60300; receipts, 804: shipments. 300. HOGS Acltvo and uncohanged: receipts, 1.600; shipments, COO: Philadelphia, $6 W 610; Yorkers, S5 6OU3C0; oomnion, $6 3026 6 40: mixod,$6(lia5 76; pigs, $5005:tf. 8HEEP Frtlr; recolpts, 2,t00; shlpmente 1,700; prime. $1 75A6 00; fair to good, $1 OO&i 60; common, $o003360. Now York. WnEAT-No. 1 state red, 03Uo; No. 2 rod Winter, Who; lurclu OOkio. COHN-JIlxed. 81Kc; Maroh, 60Wc. L OATS-No, 1 white, 43)i43o: No. 2, mio. OATTLE-$!Jiuat0 per 10Q pounds Uvo Tfik&Gfir$i.60(ao 05 EcrlOQ pounds. fc pure & fiRPRICE'c, CREAM JjAKlNg JHLT THK Its superior excellence proven in millions of home for more than a quarter of a century. It Is used by the United Htntes Government. Endorsed by the heads of the great Universi ties as tlioStroncest, Purest nnd most Healtli lul. Dr. Price's tho only Baking Powder that does not contain Ammonia, Lime or Alum. Hold only In cans. PltlUE BAKING POWDER CO. New York, Chicago, St. Louis. LATEST GLORIOUS VIGTORYI Jovful tidines to tho thousands: tho Mammoth Furnituro Storo of HENKY OET o flora a large Btook of Bran Now Stylos, at prioos on MODERN CHAISES? SUITS, T.ntnnr. HtvloH of Parlor "Work. Fold ing Bod Lounges and Bods, Side boards, ijooaoasos, wararoDoa ana all other artioloa in tho lino of Household FURNITUR that will mako it intorestiag to buy ers. Our trado .is increasing, and to mako it, boom, we havo ntado pri ces to suit the times. We carry a large, stook, ad are the drivers of low eash prioos. Come and see:, we will treat yeu right. Bemember, square dealing at THE HENRY 0RT FURNITURE STORE. MAYSVILLE. KY. SOMETHING NEW Gr O T O G. S. HANCOCK, No. 49 Market street, Maysvlllo, Ky., for good and cheap Groceries and Produce. and everything usually fcept In a first-class retail grocery. Cash or trado for produce. MWHonest weight and square dealing. SOBKIES fc SON. GUN AND LOCKSMITHS, Kopalr Gnns, Pistols, Looks, Ac. Special at tention paid to repairing Bowing Machines. Office and Shop on East Second street. T AW CARD. J. H. Sallke, Commonwealth's Atfy. O. L. Bailee, Notary Public SiLLLEE & S AiLLEE, Attorneys and Counselors at Law, will attend to collections and .a general law praotlce in civil cases in Mason and adjoining counties. Flro Insurance and Ileal Estato Agents. All letters answered promptly. Of floo: No. 13 Court street, MaysvlUo, Ky, 66 99 TOUR PRICES SPEAK FOR THEMSELVES: All Wool Child's Hose reduced from 15 cents to 6 cents per pair ; Ladies' All Puro Lambs Wool Cashmere Hose reduced from 35 to 18 cents per pair; best quality All Silk Flush, fifteen different shades, only 89 cents per yard. In Calicoes wo have a large lot of remnants of Yard Wido Gorman Indigo Blue Prints, bought direct from the factory. These goods always sold at 15 cents per .yard. Our price, 6 cents per yard ; good All Linen Crash A cents per yard; Now for the biggest bargains of the lot. Wo will sell for tho Next 2 Weeks Only, a 30 inch, All Wool Filling, English Cash mere, in somo Btylish new checks and plain colors for only 18 cents per yard ; these goods all along were cheap at 25 centB per yard ; Linings. Buttons and Trimmings to match tho above, Cheaper than in any other place in Maysvillo. I We Etill have more of that stationery at 15 cents per box; 24 sheets of heavy'' note paper for 5 cents ; 25 good, white envelopes for 5 conts. Wo pave marked our 50 cent Toboggamuaps ;witn pon-pons down to 25 cents; they cost more to manufacture. JuBt arrived another lot of that heavy tailor made Bouclo Jersey in all colors at 73 conts per yard. In every department wo havo made the same startling reductions, bb wo havo determined to reduce our stock and close out All Winter Goods. Wo have just received word from our Mr. Charles Rosenau, now in New York City, that he has completed our purchases of new Spring Laces, Embroideries and Trimmings, which same will bo opened up in tho course of a few days and will con sist, of some entirely now designs in elegant Spring Novelties. We invito all to como and inspect the above. ROSENAU BROS., Prop's. 'BEE HIVE,' Sutton Street, two Doors from Second. HERMANN LANGE, The Jeweler, has an elegant stock of Watches, Diamonds, Jewelry, Silver ware, Clocks, Spectacles, Gold Pens, Opera Glasses, ,etc. MQ. 17 ARCADE, OmCTNff ATI, OHIO. Grand Holiday Carnival, to which the public aro invited a banquet-of bargains hereto fore unequaled in Maysville "a $20,000 stock of Dry Good3 and Fancy Goods to select ,rrom, embracing everything that .is desirable for useful and appropriate holiday-presents, at prices reduced, in many instances, 25, 50 and 75 per cent. A DVEUTI8ER8! send for' onr' Select List XX: ot Local Newspapers. Geo. P. Howell A Oo.. 10. Hprucoatroet.. N. V, Presents Presents Presents Presents Presents Presents Presents Presents Presents Presents in Cloaks; in Dress Goods; in Men's Shirts; in Underwear; in Gloves; in Shawls; in Rugs; in Silk Mufflers; in Handkerchiefs; in Silk Umbrellas; Presents in Presents in Presents in Presents in Presents in Presents in Presents in Presents in Presents in Presents in Hand-Satchels; Muffs; Blankets; Hats; Caps; Brushes; Mitts; Hosiery; Towels ; Pocketbooks. Prices cut right and left to close out our entire stock and retire from business. J. W. -SPARKS & BR.O., No. 24 Market Street, Maysville, Ky. THEKENTUCKY CENTRALR. R, "BLUE GRASS HOTJTIC." Shortest and Quickest Route Frm Coatral Kentucky ta all points North,-East, W,t and South. Put Xile between IEKBQT0N;ana0IN0mNlTI. Bobednle la efleet NaYcmber 13,, 107. Nrth-Boumd. Leave Covlntton Leavo Lexington ....... Leave Paris. , Arrive Mlllerabnrg ' Carlisle- " Jounson.. " Mayavllle , N.9 Excapt Bnnday. a in 7 25am 8 20am S 45 am 9 07am 8 60am 10 40 am No. ,11 Hxeept Sunday. 2(00 pm 4 26pm 6 20pm & 47 pm 6 12 pm 7 05pm 7 45pm SontU-Bonnd. Leave Maysville.. " Marshall -... " Helena " Joliuson. ' Carlisle " Mlllorsburg.. Amvo .rans., 'ti (4 Lexington. Covington No. 10 .Except Sunday. 5 65a tn a m a in 6 S3am 7 25 am 7 47 am 8 10 am 9 10 am 1185 am No, 12 Except Sunday. 12 60 pm ...... p m p m 1 28 pm 223pm 2 47 pm 3 15 pm 6 10 pm 0 00pm Note Trains 3 and 4 aro dally between Winchester, Lexington and Cincinnati; oth er trains aro dally except Sunday. Direct connection Is made at Winchester with Chesapeake- and Ohio for Mt, Sterling. Ashland, Huntington, Charleston, W.Va. and Eastern cities. Fast Lino Nos.8 and 4 run via Winchester. Solid trains, with Pullmnn Sleeping cars, be tween Cincinnati and Richmond, Va., and Winchester and Washington, D. C. 'Through tickets and baggage checked to any destination reachod by a railroad. For full particulars address or call on any agent of the company, or D. A. Feoly, Travel. Ing Possencer Agent, Lexington, Ky.; 8. F. B. Morse, General Passenger Agent, Coving ton,' Ky. H. E. Huntinotok, Gen'l Manager. General offices, Covington, Ky TOHN CKANE, House, Sign and Ornamental Painter. Graining, Glaslng and Paper-hanging. All work neatly and promptly executed. Office and shop, north side ol Fourth between Mar ket and Llmestono, streets. alOdly A JULAN . COLE, LAWYER, will practice In the courts of Masou and ad-1 Joining counties, the Huporlor Court and Court ot Appeals. Special attention given to Collections und to Real Estate. Court street, Maysville, Ky. flPIUM y AXUMltth Os. ana-TOMaltey Habi tucurodathomowlth out pain. Book of par. tlonlars sont PBEK. IL M.WOOIJJ3Y. M.D. Tofflco XX WtutebaUBC. w. I.. nouai.AS 84 rhoe, t&e, rlr. Innl aad only Hnnd-arwcd VI elt 84.06 Siioo In tk TTorlU, eqnala raotoKi uido llRMdHtavred ftbe that cst from 9 to 99. W. I., DOUGLAS $3 SHOE. Tka abIv as ihaiiuw Cbi la tfeo world. Tteeat alf, TMt at nmiti4.OonnH.DMI aad Lmo. aB Ttoi to."'A , JrMa oo4 itaiabl aa ,j oa or . W. l DOUCILAS tb ta Bboaa adra mm wr otber raM 4 IM HUHlHmiatfHikllw. ,Boyt all wear the W. Xm DOUGLAS S3 SHOE. If Tonr dealer doM net bpep them, send your name oa poUl to W. L. DOUGLAS. Brochtoa, Uau. for Bale by A. M. ROOKKH, Second bt 'I 'Bes p mm r. mmv iXr r 5jB z jto Kjr m ZZ&!3 tn 'mum . nut-UdHBB 'at inWfti2tf09!itm& BkMKOS" 0 J. DACGnEBTT, Designer and dealer in MONUMENTS, TABLETS, Headstanos, do. The largest stook of th latest doslgns. Tho best material and work ever offered In this section of the state, at re duced prices. Those wanting work in Gran 1 to or Marble are Invited to call audsoe for themselves. Second street. Maysville. MISS ANNA FRAZAR'S NOVELTY STORE ! Uealer in DRY GOODS and NOTIONS. I havo alwavA on band a lull supply of School Books, and havo Just received a large assort ment of new Millluery Goods. jyt. W. II. ANDERSON, (Sardls, Kentucky,)! PHYSICIAN and SURGEON. Ofllcont druir storo? ol2dCm p M. WIJLIJASIS, Dontist. Otfiok Tlilrd street, west of MarkeLVnext door to Dr, James Shackleford's.