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GREAT MITAIFS CROPS.
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
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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,
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."
Topics of tho Times Given In a Torso and
Kitty Anderson, a Grecnsburg, Ind.,
school ma'am, has been arrested for paddling
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
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
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
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
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 $100,000 embezzled from the National
bunk, of. Cleveland, by Paying Teller Stanley
and invested in a Chicago wheat deal netted
him five years in the penitentiary and tho
costs of the trial
At HiUsboro, O., Up Nowman, suspended
from tho police force with ton charges
against him, refuses to go off duty and
threatens to expose some of tho respectable
heathen whoso love for darkness unguarded
by policemen havo caused tho conspiracy to
Tho Fopo's Ideas.
Prohlbltlonal lilll In MiuhucUuspUs.
Boston, Jnn. 27. In tho houso the consti
tutional prohibition resolution was passed, to
be engrossed, in concurrence with tho senate,
by a vote of lfiO to 70, with one pair, being
six more than the necessary two-thirds. A
proposed amendment to substitute the word
"alcoholic" for "intoxicating" was rejected,
88 to 187. The constitutional amendment
will havo to be passed by a two-thirds vote
in both branches next year before its submis
sion to the people at the polls.
WABTITVflTnv. Jnn 97 fWln.. full.
Vienna, Jan. 27. A dispatch from Romo I .,,. " ,ij v 1. i 'ii.
says that the encyclical on thehocial condi-l ... .V'.. '.... ,
variable and diminishing in force.
FINANCE AND COMMERCE.
Quotations for tho Money, Stock, Produce
and Cattle Market for Jan. SO.
New Yoiw-Monoy 8$ 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.
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
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
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
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
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.
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
do preferred ....144
Pacifle Mail ..,
Western Union.. 77W
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.
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
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.
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:
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, $1 OO&i 60;
WnEAT-No. 1 state red, 03Uo; No. 2 rod
Winter, Who; lurclu OOkio.
COHN-JIlxed. 81Kc; Maroh, 60Wc.
L OATS-No, 1 white, 43)i43o: No. 2, mio.
OATTLE-$!Jiuat0 per 10Q pounds Uvo
Tfik&Gfir$i.60(ao 05 EcrlOQ pounds.
fc pure &
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.
Jovful tidines to tho thousands:
tho Mammoth Furnituro Storo of
HENKY OET o flora a large Btook of
Bran Now Stylos, at prioos on
T.ntnnr. HtvloH of Parlor "Work. Fold
ing Bod Lounges and Bods, Side
boards, ijooaoasos, wararoDoa ana
all other artioloa in tho lino of
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
Gr O T O
G. S. HANCOCK,
No. 49 Market street, Maysvlllo, Ky., for good
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,
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.
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,
in Dress Goods;
in Men's Shirts;
in Silk Mufflers;
in Silk Umbrellas;
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
Bobednle la efleet NaYcmber 13,, 107.
Leavo Lexington .......
Leave Paris. ,
" Mayavllle ,
S 45 am
10 40 am
& 47 pm
6 12 pm
" Marshall -...
5 65a tn
7 25 am
7 47 am
8 10 am
9 10 am
12 60 pm
...... p m
1 28 pm
2 47 pm
3 15 pm
6 10 pm
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
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
H. E. Huntinotok, Gen'l Manager.
General offices, Covington, Ky
House, Sign and
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
JULAN . COLE,
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,
y AXUMltth Os.
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
Tka abIv as ihaiiuw
Cbi la tfeo world.
Tteeat alf, TMt at
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
,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
iXr r 5jB
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tn 'mum . nut-UdHBB
0 J. DACGnEBTT,
Designer and dealer in
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,
PHYSICIAN and SURGEON.
Ofllcont druir storo?
p M. WIJLIJASIS,
Otfiok Tlilrd street, west of MarkeLVnext
door to Dr, James Shackleford's.