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II t NJKTH YEAR Entered at the POt OJit I I t ttofbU iT c C Ky UII Cls utter NUClJER t riff x ti J tI t 1 cond 36 PUBLISHED WEEKLY BY LOUIS LANIWAM Cur and Dauril cJIlrePublic USEFUL CHRISTMAS PRESENTS Toilet sets in all shades Coal vessels and Cake boxes Guns Single and bauble plated knives and forksChilds set knife fork and spoonBoys all steel wagons Nickel plated and silver lined tea pots Chafing dishes and sewing dishes in nickel ware Coal oil heating stoves dreds of other things G Welch Stanford WI Williams Lancaster Attorneys at Law Lancaster Ky business attended to promptly r barrelSilver pocketknives J Cot W WELCH WILLIAMS L F ass e ill BIA STBAUBHIAB fUNERAL DIRECTORS ARTERIAL and CAVITY EM BALlING SPECIALTY Furniture Carpets c Lancaster Ky in 1 2 and Bcxes By the Cart Load By the Barrel BALLOIPS to make you enjoy the Hol idays than to Have a Pretty Hat Wa are aware of this fact and in order to reduce our large stock have marked them Within Reach of All Prices have been cut in half and they go at any sacrifice S BEAZLEY DENTISTwithout pain with Vitalized Air Office In the New Thompson Building 1 LOWll Y Call i 5 OII rfl n Si ltHlHlH1 CHEAP CANmES frL r ODEl GROCERY NOTIIING hELPS IORE i Miss Sallie Tillett W fA Teeth extracted I t- f t1 is Ls t 1 F LANCASTER KYFtlAY DECEMBER 23 1898 Souvenir Edition We send out a paper today of which we are justly proud No one except u newspaper man has any conception of the work it takes to get out a paper of this kind hut we hope our ors will appreciate it The men of the town who arc awake tr the benefit of advertising have taker advantage of bringing their houses he fore the people and show what the are made of hy the liberal amount of space they occupy In issuing this souvenir our aim is to give in regard to the town which poo pie are not familiar with and furnish pictures and date of huildings which can he bled away for reference in after yars In laying our plans we hoped to make a few dollars out of the scheme hut on the other hand we will come out behind Some of the dates given may not he exactly correct hut we have put forth every effort to get all pertaining to the history of the town Lancaster is the hest town in the state and there would never he a cause of complaint if those their money hers would spend it with others also trying to make living in Hi town There is only one fault with us Lancaster people and that is we are too quick to Makeup with strangers We have a few draw harkS hut then you tied them everywhere Our moneyed men as a rule are to use their cash toward helping tie town and when once properly put on foot enterprises go through in hurry Fakirs conic alum occasional Iv dispose of a few gold hricks so Jo speak hut our people have had almost enough of foreign investments and the hold brick trade is not quite sc hrisk in 1 hi good old town Taking her up on side stud down the other Lancaster is just a little hotter than any town on the map We were horn and hr and hop that when called to turn our toes to the daisies it will h our pleasure to place our p dal extremities undir a crop of j llower that is growing within tl the town of La caster t of and state of Iventmky Was horn in Lancaster on Nov ISO heing il yells old last month lives near old Antioch church is in remarkably good health lie was Sherilf for many years and lodged the 1 Sbasing information making willing rinsed upon t nat of ill rH 1JTelo ihUs 1 I 1 i ntits 0111 d uwrYY and a v 1 lirsi prisoner in th old jail It was not completed and lie placed the jiris oner in the dungeon put planks over tie trap door and slept on them all night lie hats 1 living children Wm A Mrs Mary Daniel Iloht Van Mrs Thos L Yantis Mrs Xannie Jennings Mrs Jennie Martin Samuel and lames L Mrs Ilattie Jfomans Mrs j Ndliu tuivion and Mrs Carrie J avid Eld Joseph C Frank Was a man who will ho hy Lancaster people as long as anyono ant is t is ion reuuII red Jiat hose Cum r antis f l who ever lived here His earnest work for Christianity and temperance won i warm place in the hearts of Lancaster people c Sketch of the from its Birth LAN STERown c On a mild summer day in the y4ir j 17i 5 just twenty later than first settlement in Kentucky a if bclrwoodsmen more grope peaking pioneers t in concliVB ipon some felled a J pot called Watty Dunns spring S that time a part of fiercer county decided to build a courthouse the nps of justice in the embryo cit ki Lancaster Their was a named Piulding who had eons from Pennsylvania and preetnpL the ground at this favored Ihe survey was made and the log courthouse was built at the WsJ lace X Paulding designed town stIr the pattern of his home yond the Atleghanies and named ttv street Kichmo id Mulberry Paul lug Danville Lexington Crab frcbarJ Water Stanford and Campbel namedThe town was LancasKivl after Pauldirgs native place soul tiiVV Bounty was cillid for Governor Jam i Garrard who wes elected May 1715 to succeed Isaac Shelby firal Governor oi Kentucky A The town was situate 1 on a high tabe l the center of the State JhA people were intelligent hospitable an J honest Their houses were 1 brick wellbult atj e riling to the ideas of that day time passed the surrounding country was clearel of the forests c i b anted the view in every seen only the uwarfiTJ ind degenerate which are a that the Vandal axe has left in U rjj romantic region near the confluence tfx the Dix and Kentucky rivers cm forA little conception of the tiiV nce there in majestic groves J Lire upland tracts of the e ivcro nee from undergrowth and paths more beautiful and molt springy to the tread than Heaviest ply were columned by stately runks and arched and joined by in terlacing1 boughs into onjdrawt fcnd rotted vaults whose din fan grandeur feubil inv Whaled varied and delicate perfumes the woods were musical with birds in their matin song At evening Ironing of insects resounded in the In the spring time these woo Is were gay and brill iant In the melancholy days oi the oliage put on the glories oi y tlu u iset clouds in the winter emlrti Mit s tric il white arabs ques against the glowing or tered in crystal sleet wit i prismatic hues Nature had painted the rogioi i with lavish hand j The arable land of produced crops fa in ewes of tin j home demand and there were no foreign except forf tobacco which was lloatu I down the Kentucky river in ilitboats and fo hogs horses and mine which driven South by w y i f Cumberland Gap Provisions were die ip a plei tiful quails and squirrels aboundec deer frequented the outskirls wid pigeons blue Jene I the trees ii season the woud were well stored with Lou j sugar and molasses The lleeces o the r own llock tax and cotton f om their own field clothing awl bedding Thesj vcr spu i an 1 wcvjn in the country lint i and shoes were wade in tlu town I3an iby ciii David button inventtn the silk iissp on the style of hat lugging the plug an I had it ten ted at Washington Furniture was mruivi in the village and materials fur buildinp were excellent In those days the rich and the met together the fashions were IL J alike and it was said that Lancaster f was a paradise for the poor Children were left a good deal to the black mammies and other slaves who not slow to infect them with fears of ghosts goblins and witches Signs and omens were intermingel with the untutored kindness of these benighted creatures and many a recalls their uncanny spells Schools were in keeping with the primitive spirit of the age albeit the instruction was sometimes good Cor poral punishment was rife for smallest offense One of the cruel though common penalties for trivial misdemeanors was to make an ed V of the boy by bending him over with his fingers touching the floor jji Cerebral congestion was soon the re suit j Old records tell how the town suiT r Jr ed for want of wholesome water It had no cisterns no and but a single well When this well became dry the water was hauled from I distant springs But for the numerous slaves this would have been a source of insufferable inconvenience The bad quality of the water was the of frequent epidemics years lat his1op c 1 feeler reg j road 1 landnear mostlyn andcomfortable itti wh i who have tree i stol wilcl then c trpets is Sfr l71tj shrub and yin th woodlandorchestra autumn J sky arrarJcount J In wet e 1 e I f sup lie carps j p J poor I were the loI j the invert perennialsprings r j 1 J 1 I I pay alt cat a btu ancftiit tip b i t dir c lr- 1Ve 7 items l moat tit t nt flowering lovely gUt accessible trltets t as survivor And l t a hers the physician got in his work his nauseous draughts and boluses ready lancet and fleam his hot water t drink if any and the sick hermetically sealed irom air o Gods own country What stories we used to hear patients from iJJrtjTldum and seizing1 upon forbidden and petting well Nature was her utmost to defeat ignorance d misaltcn methods siielijT OT prevailed in iT Onmimity Tjnyjjor to build a If r a brick church WTS melted in the suburbs where all enoni nations might worship except holies Shakers Louis Craig ought the 15ap5st tenets and Na hip Hico came soon after with the Iresbterian faith Methodists fol ovvcd and as the years went on the minders of the Reformed or Chris Ctin church nine in number met soil Diluted the new doctrine Church arose as the town grew and il pJfcJ and the arcbiteeture o the ilnce took on more pretentious forms Upon curt days and all pub ic days reiiLints of a certain desperado nent opinion to new settlements urinated in brawls and fightings I tin dialed of the time They Bonged nUll they bit SriteheO omniule I null fit th lists fee missiels and knives m inter on pistol got in its Feuls and even ven itna existed to within a few de irtjjs pi s and nowhere vas crminal irispiudeuco morn conspicuors in xenith of Its glory In the ncastur bar was renowned far and Vi r Some of the grandest intellects M tit y ever produced wjre bjrn i entiled there anti the wide wide yir I i hat ben blessed and benefited heir legal literary and commer acunun i n this age of comfc rt chic inns and i m dous courthouses rail and turnpikes the inconven d lie went from court to court I i I is om ouJr s but rain escaping I sect I and i r work t c u t iti 1vn Cr ror t e l I I I f thresh moats pin the Jr tear nteir t the j ally tlu ando e the circuits large and the c junty seats far apart accommodations wretched streams uniridged and fords d tliciilt Mounted on his horse enveloped in n threecape drab overcoat with long skirts his legs wrapped in green leggings his hands encased in bucskin gloves and his in buffalo canvas shoes he sallied forth in through slush and mire inevitable saddleb g always brought home p for the folks especially when th journey was to the Court of Appeals at Frank crt a distance of 57 miles the favored who wassent to the s of i to l jpaw or wjiji or riiy pirpse went t VVusninjtou took tau highway stride his steed an I like triveller in the Tales fell in with pleasant com pony all alonvr the road Once estab lished at the national capital the cares O wife and tittle ones at the Kentucky hone were still in the statesma ia mind Here s an extract fro n a setter dated at Wish ington December 15 13 eighty years ago and sent to the family at Lancaster Ky Hyatt prom ised to keep you in 11 JUT an 1 hd is you have p c Wuat you o him with what you miL kill it attends to our hogs may b sullicienL A may by the name of is to let you have one ho and if you want bet IJn Bryant will attn wish you If you should want money on 31 r George lUll if ho has none what you want of Joe Letcher The little city has hall its share of political and judicial s lock turmoils privileges and blessings Trio famous Resolutions 1705 against the Alien and Sedition L iw afforded to Henry Clay ai unknown youth of twentyone anti frjshiy arrvetl from Virginia his first as an orator Ilesistunca to governmental oppression aiul a reac ling out after a just indepinuence m irkel the history of the city we love as it has controlled the progress and prosperity of the whole State Commercial succes has perched upon her banner anti on tne indelible scroll of the a re is written the record of well loing in the learue1 prfifrrLr 4lffi atr1 trau iud io mechanics social arts Lancaster has ever btiz enormous fe 1 he esents o U th L ij th to- Ilet sum r c III get ui thn o ottnlHty I th i fIn I a mid vinter Con shy Canterbury far rway app rmost jest r TERMS OF UBSCKIPTIOJ llijter jf r in Aiirunceti been preeminent no other com munity of her numbers has equalled ner musical proficiency The first deli lei rally of musicians was by W Ratel in 1SU an 1 claim the m rit of c msiderable anti qui 3 in the annals of our It was called the Lancaster J1 It was led by John Wilson The were clarionets IS flat bugle A flit plcol ilutiev French humus trombone and ophtclfle And having given ap requested a briet general bistor of chi town I venture to ixness mol l nnl my hap fli ardent irisbesiiuLji clo i iy JK XII o the Mongol Linui tel TIs orr Iirtii e denr Vj snife l- in r le heart of out Kcnrnrrfcy Tisti t pride of tar aril oi city of the hilUule hH never know nisiortinv While the are xxttxiu n ming b ensiiiRs evr linger cycle ltse Httf MHV the strife of tuiuntii M loui- MiintirfMicsuiil IiiiiTii Mity diseiisf unit lloixt tfrt- Uft their baleful si o vs from IM clinjr uut her Mid the wreck of nzatUtr lie her sons un 1 ittiit hrer xto- Stiiiid united fill livWe l city iruc fui iri ElViKXlA DUXLll ROTISl Dr Elias Fisher I ant attainment in tttr tore town ad cornet ail r the rill IH mud tier hftlwu f 1 instruments now veneration emorie5 nil lines tos Y n Jlav too as c i alma mltut and sod thee sir Iancatyr- Chertstted u CLOTHING IJ 4j t f i I Rare i 1011 ab- T holesale d iDe or Barains dd 1h t I Prices i Wi was on of Lnncn t rs ni r prominent and reported fitizens Everybody liked Dr FislHT and his inMtiory will b ch rislu He IJ 04 Ion 1 J 1 r l HI was HlIi c ttr o 1rte J SHOES HATSV Never before have you had such Beautiful Goods offered at such Low Prices Mens Furnishings Fine SUITS GlOVES Hats DvErcaats UNDERWEAR S Y J otQ I 1X A f it 1 IJtr r SliEmt J k r ita 11i a i t t LOGAN ROBINSON Lancaster Kentucky A RECORD w 2THECENTRAL T w fwt- r y CENTRAL RECORD LOUIS LANDKAX Publisher LANCASTER KENTUCKY WEEK BYEVERY TERMS ONE YFAB IN ADVANCE lOO Six MONTHS THREE 25 FRIDAY December 23 1SO8 WHEN a child one thinks it is years from one Christmas until another but when he grows up to manhood and trouble it is remarkable how the time by and house rent interest and insurance fall due The season of merrymaking and gift riving is at hand v again and everybody big and little rich and poor is wondering if some Thud friend will remember him Our readers who are blessed with an abun- Nwr Huf this worlds goodss hould re member jyhilc feasting upon the fat of the land list there are poor and l th could make these destitute souls f 11 making presents to your friends give according your means 1 lu simplest Christmas present should car ry with it the affection of an heart When a sacrifice is made which must in a measure trespass some vhat upon honor and honesty the gift is unworthy the giver The receiver also hat an important part to play an obligation rest with him He should receive the present with gratitude and not let his gratefulness be muasurcil by the cost of the present We saw little squib the other day which viry truthfully said if you fear the spirit with which a humble gift will be re cuiveil better at once and forever havi nothing to do with the one you hope to favor lie or she who looks a gift horse in the mouth is worth but littlc isa friend They will betray and deny with little or no provocation They are never of the kind who are known as friends in need The less you have to do with them the better The thing to do is keep within your means but leave no stone unturned ia your en deavour to bring jjy mid happiness to others Tin Louisville dailies may laugh at their country cousins for noting the fact that Farmer Hayrick sold Farmer a sow pigs but if the en terprising city quilldrivers could hear the cussing done by their readers over the thousands of columns they print the Legion boys being again ons the news It may be true that corporal Jones came back with a bad Private Smiths corn may be 11 m and drummer Brown may Have a pain under his apron but the country people dont care to have a fif teen sr twenty page description of it eilt them every tray f PJIESIWKXT McKixiKV in a Atlanta struck a keynote when he uttered these words Every soldiers grave made during our unfortunate civil war is a tribute to the American valor and the time has now come in the evolution as sentiment and feeling under the Providence of God when in the spirit of fraternity ve should share with you in the care of the graves of the Confederate soldiers papers have been having much un over a prisoner escaping from the Williamsburg jail by donning his wifes apparel We were awara of the fact that success often rewards the wifes wearing the trousers but this is the first tim on record of the sheman over accomplishing worthy of note AT Chicago Sunday night Lieut llobson is said to have kissed lCt It doubtless required more of his courage to kiss Chicago women than it did to sink the Merrimac they had been Kentucky girls Jeeroozerlem what bliss Wish we had a boat to sink TUB impression is growing at Wash ington that the peace treaty will he disposed of at the presnet session It certainly can be if some of the leath erluiiged orators can be forced to keep quiet and not take up the time showing what thoy dont know The Cincinnati Florida and Havana Lim ited Fast vestibuled train service from Cincinnati via the Queen fc Crescent Route and its connecting lines to Jacksonville St Augustine Miami Tampa connecting with fast steel steamships to Havana Key West Santiago and Porto Rico Round trip tickets to Havana at re duced rates including meals and berth on steaincs on sale via the Queen fc Crescent Route by ticket agents all lines north Particulars to you free by addressing W C RlXKAItSOX Genl Passr Agt 12234t Cincinnati O Eagle King of All Hirds is noted for its keen sight clear and distinct vision So are those persons who use Sutherlands Eagle Eye Salve for weak eyes styes sore eyes of any kind or granulated lids Sold McRoberts Drug Store flits J and fhout deprivation u a and t 2 away 11 would bue Cold hurting speechat TI anything women a twothirds- of The 1 at 2 needy lay happy a out p the Lhe- rley triv- M i suppose i I yY Nassau 5ets iLI MR JOHN M LOGAN 1 he above face is familiar in busi ness and social circles in this and sections of the State He was born in Garrard county in 1S52 and is the son of T and Sarah Logan natives of Kentucky He is a member of the Baptist church a Mason a Knight of 1vthias and a Maceabee to all of which he is devoted and ever ready to discharge the duties imposed upon him by those institutions At the age of 15 years he left his fathers farm to engage in the mercan tile business which has his entire time to this day having sold goods at retail in Lancaster Flat Lick Huston ville and Harrcdiburg other d He has a large acquaintance in the South and West having traveled in those sections for 17 years represent ing wholesale houses in Cincinnati Boston and Philadelphia lIe recently retired from the whose sale business and took charge of the Logan Dry Goods Company which be gan business in this city in March laying been connected with leading wholesale houses for years and being in close touch with them he has a thorough knowledge manufacturing merchandise and time cost ot goods at wholesale and he therefore fully fitted and equipped for baying for re tail trade lie knows where to buy when to buy and how to buy so as to give his customers the benefit of time lowest prices at retail In fact he is the right Vials in the right place which is proved by the very large business which is being done by that company during the short since its He draws trade from Lincoln Madison Jessamine and Boyle and is still reaching out to in crease his large list of customers His idea to build up trade by selling at a small profit for luis gained pub lie favor large Notions SUoes juul carried and four experienced clerks aro en gaged in waiting on customers Mr Logan is yery popular highly intelligent and always ready to sup port and advocate any undertaking that has in view the general welfare CAPT WM HERNDON Was born in Estill county Kentucky January 10th ISi the son of Elij ill and Ann P Herndon His father was born in Winchester Ivy to Kitill county where he served six ISJ i i Itim j I A of clot in is a andmoved organization counties euh stock years as Sheriff and in 1552 was elected clerk o the Estill Circuit Court which office hu also held six years His mother was born in Cynthiana Kentucky and was a relative of Madison Captain Herndon studied law in Ir vine Kentucky under Col S M Barnes receiving his license to prac tice in IfcGS but then entered the Rev enue Service in which he remained until 1S77 when he resigned his posi tion and engaged in the practice of law at Lancaster Ky In 1SSI5 he was elected Commonwealth Attorney of the Eighth Judicial District which ollicehe faithfully filled for six years and was one of the ablest and most fearless advocates the State ever had During his twenty years practice of his profession he has developed won and learning and now transacts much business in which he is very successful lIe was city attor ney of Lancaster for two years and has has been attorney for the National Bank of Lancaster for a number of yearslIe belonged to the 8th Ky Infantry during the war between the States and was a valiant soldier being wounded at Dobyns Ferry and Stone River but he says that he has the pleasure of knowing that he whipped Joe Wheeler at the first named place The Captain is a member of the Presbyterian church of the Masonic Fraternity and of the G A R He is noted for his witticism is eminently I deriulresearch President social and possessed of many ruble traits of character He appreciates worth wherever it is found does not measure the man by the dolUrs has as most men do K Dr I S Weslsv young and full of life and is a son of Dr 1 T Wesley and was born in Casey county Ky oivNov T 1S07 His ancestors were English and j came from Virginia to this Kentucky was titate They claim to be direct of Rev John Wesley the of Methodism lIe is a vmembv of the Methodist church a Mason auk a Mae eabee lIe attended schools in C so eounty graduated at the traded soul in Middleburg and entered Angina where he graduated in yS5 He entered the Medicnl Departing of time University at the Allowing year from which he grai in lsj after which he took a specTavj rse in Surgery under the IJod man of Louisville He pi K d tied icine at Middleburg for and was Surgeon for ixv Cnein nat and Green lliver nnpany having many lull ult nuns to perform took a post rrij itfj course at Philadelphia Polycl and was elected one of the Bwi1 of of the Medico Chirurgieal vC lege of Philadelphia and acted airing that year He was organizer and ou tiler of the Casey county and the lyssl Springs Medical Societies iSr etary ot the former is an Mieinber of the Lincoln county MtMicirSuciety a mamber of the S utlilsfrii Ken tucky Melical Society itcl is now preident of the Cntr1 iIcitnekv Medicil Society the ol est in the 1 a for a man ol The Doctor was mars I Ju isl to Miss Cijde Durham of Tor county 0 As indicated by time t n is nt lIe rY admitte a desccl nts fo tier College Luis fault J years Jail ensors I t tron Socieh Stat jll1itt distinction as j ant her ihlus t before iU 141 beta honor y i a relative of lInn M JHirhnm so wellknown in Kentucky a lawyer and financier having ritented this district three terms in Coj ress He moved to Lancaster ladt April and began the practice iV melicine with bright prospects nnd has lately performed several difficult operations at Joseph Price Infirmary Stanford Ky of which institution l is visiting physician and Surgeon to is prepared for practice bcifc vtudiors and devoted to his profssiri He olli ccs on Lexington avenue the oiHce which was occupied by UK ate Dr W S OSeal Mr J M Higginb tham Time subject of this skete was born in Garrard county ir t ikyv Sept 21 1S42 and is a son of illiam and Ellen Iligginbotham He married in 1SSO to Miss Em ma Pal mi Follow ing his honest convictions is he s in everything he donned tie gray in l U enlisted in Morganj command a courageous sddijr until the surrender In 1STS he was elected S il of the county being the first after the war the Cojjty having been under republican for IS years The portrait the illustration was made n He made one it the Lest Sheriffs the county ever yd for two terms and is now iiih second as a member of the Board Jj City Cctt i cill in ho it ways acts fully a l r as andmade d t lat elected year seri whichcapacity I i doa mile front which taken tnat A for the general welfare aid votes on appropriations as if belonged to him 1 I In IbSa he Citizens National Bank and has b 3 president of that prosperous ever since his being sought in the settlement c every im portant question Locateig here in 1879 lie became actively identified with organizedc institu on continuously advice thief tls f r I the business interests of the town and in 1SS3 ho built the largest storeroom in the city being two stories five feet wider than any other This is constantly suppliel with a full line of Hardware Farming implements Field seeds Wagons Harness and Sad dles Any housekeeper or farmer can j be supplied with any of the foregoing articles at reduced prices as he is able to discount his own bills for cash and give his customer the benefit of the reduction and for this and other rea sons he has an immense trade in every department furnishing goods for and adjoining counties lIe claims that the Brown wagon the Stoddard Disc the Brown Cultivator McCormack Binder and Mower drill and the Vulcan plow are the best on the market and the great number of sales made by him midi cate tint they are exellent imple ments Several clerks are constantly engaged in waiting on his customers who get of the best quality at the lowest market prices lIe has been successful in every and his fair dealing is the secret of his success lIe is a man of prompt decision fixed determination inflexible resolution good judgement and strong willpower MAJ ROBT KINNAIRD Was born in Girranl county on the 12th day of January lsS and is in many respects a remarkable man He highand I l I I Ii arrow Hoosier goofs enterprise t this is a son of W II and Pattie Kinnaird Isis father is Cishier of the National Bank of Lancaster and is extensively known in financial circles 1ne Major ij n mmber of the cnurch the Knights of Pythias and Masonic LVaternity being a Knight Tern lar a tne us be of Ryan Commandery Dinville Keiffiicky f Lancaster for tilling the jler Ho is a demt- 5c expansionist has on all public questions an1 is very pat riotic He has been a lia tins lire in prance agent for years representing many of the best companies including the Aetna the Ilartford the Londor Liverpool and Globe aped the Milwau kio Mochaniej with aggregate assets Of SIOOOOJOOU lie also represents the Aetna Life Insurance Company and he has wrt ten more life and fire insurance than any other want who has solicited in surance in this city His fair dealing has won for him the con fidence o thj people and many who seek insurance cull at his oilier and transact business His popularity is evinced by the fact that he is sirvin his second term as Mayor of the city having been elect ed both times without opposition no one being willing to make a race against him lie presides over the Boird of Council with much dignity adhering strictly to the rules govern ing such bodies anti being prompt and positive in his decisions It is also note able that when his vote is cast it is always for the best interest the people and against appr nriatioiis and favors to a select few His olli jial ca reer been free front corruption and he can hold the ollice at long as he chooses to do so Mr J C Thompson At the age of 17 years good health and prospers in business to an extent which his energy skill appli cation and fair dealing so justly merit Ho is a son of N A Thompson who for years was a wellknown grocer of this city J C acquired a good and in early life manifested considerable mechanic Igenius select ing the trade of watchmaker and jew eler in which he became skilled and at which he has since worked His present place of business was in 1S7J and has more than a He makes a special ty of fine diamonds and draws patron age from other counties in Central Kentucky He began the battle of life alone 27 years ago He is a mem ber of the Christian church of the Board of City Council of the Masonic Lodge of the I O O F K P the F O A and time Maccabees and his is felt in these institutions as well as in every Irui lablc enterprise that engages the attention of the He is one of the principal promoters of the proposed new hotel has secur ed subscriptions in stock to the amount of SSOOO and expects to get the required amount before the bloom again lIe makes a special ty of spectacles eye glasses watch re pairing and diamond setting He a large stock of watches jewelry diamonds sterling silver musical in I I lie was Teller of tIll tionnl Bank hl man enthtSintl fix convictions honestyand o I I enjlYs education I I I localreputation people McKee Presbyterian t i fuwitU1Y Ina t3ii t has established influence flowers carries struments fancy goods books and stationery His experience enables him to buy at figures which tnable I I Good taste and judgment suggest the pur chas of a boos a ring or a musical instrument for a Christmas present His taste energy method and have enabled him to arrange his slice of goods so as to be very invit and attractive lie has a 2uao electric light in his store so adjusted to shed a mellow light on the stock and present one of the most beautiful scenes evir wit nessed people gather there and express their admiration in the strongest terms DR J M ACTON Another votary to the art of alluvia ting pain has cast his lot with us He I him to sell at reasonable prices I I stern lug I Ian I cattile power was barn in Pulaski county July t th IS 5 moved to Lincoln county about six years ago and was a successful teacher for several ears He i education at Lexington j My wlfere lie receive a iTiplhma j I lie chose the medical profession and attended the Kentucky choul of Mud icine at Louisville where he re entiv graduated lIe Iceited lucre about six months ago and has alreatty received considerable encouragement He is temperate studious and assiduous and proposes his way into the con iidvSiicj of the people and to win a share of their practice He has al ready made friends here who bespeak for him a profitable career in his adopted profession lie is examiner for the Fraternal Order of America tad manifests a deep interest in that institution llij ollice is in the Lan easter Hotel where he can bo found when not a call lie is quite entertaining being free frank and candid in giving his opinion or expressing his views in roturence to men and matters which are sug gested in common parlance He is a zealous democrat but lioca nut believe j that all the good in the county ema nate trout that party Wing coisst ent awl conservative rather than a gressive and vindictive TIIK RKOUSI by this sketch takes pleasure in in troducing Dr M Acton to the pub lie j DR J B KINNAIRD Time subject of thus skwleh wits born in Lancaster Dee 24 ISO amid i a sun o Win II and Pattio McKuc Kin attained- hi t forge I I f I I I iii 1 naird His father is a native of Ohio having come to Lancaster in Ism In 1S57 he entered the Deposit Bank of Lancaster and in 1SG opened the National Lank of as cashier which position he has held continuously to this date having the distinction of being the oldest cashier in Kentucky Pattie McKee Kinnaird is a near relative of the Letchers and McKees so well known as orators and statesmen in the of Kentucky The Doctor was reared in Lancaster and graduated in Centre College Ky in 1S79 lie began the stu I organizedand history Lancaster Danville dy of medicine in his last college year with Dr Nays In 1SS2 he graduated at Bellcvue Medical College and took post graduate courses at New York in ISM and lst I He is a member of the State Medical Society of which he was treasurer for lt years being also a member of the American Medical As sociation and several local medic il so cietiesBeing thus fully equipped by the best educational advantages possess ed of superior native ability and hav ing inherited the highest traits of character he cast his lot in his native city and he now enjoys a large and lucrative practice in which he has been very succv ul He is an filler in the Presbyterian church anti labors hard to discharge his duties in that high vocation He is studious and energetic doing what he dons with all his power IIs help an i intlnenctf has aided material ly in the successful termination of enterprises in Lancaster public spirited he invested in a ttlt phone system which has made a xvuis peeing irallery of Lancaster Tin ty the people are delight ed and for tWy are jrofu r gratful Any town ftiiouM bj TT of such a min anti gush aehifvemrv Several years ago htt was Miss Fleece Cook five ii Mr t blessing the union He h a as a good share of this woriu LT an is always ready to do his part vhi I charity should bestowed III t i social world hu is eminiMltly alli and airrcuable and is fond of his rmi friends being as trot to them a is to the MR JOSEPH SHERMAN HASELDSN A promising voting lawytH of IJar and a partner o William Hern Ion E Storuws batiX IlryantjvlU Ky on Ju mary and i a sun of J s I M Inforil IIt tldou HU fah r Ks actively eugaged in mev business in the nbwre nancd vii for 3 years and IMM of st prominent attrit in thill avtelioa II mother was a native of Linc Ii ui ty and a twewWr of the B forJ aii ly one of the largest anti okont n families in voauiry Our snj ct uBoril arts i emit chili aiidisa man being a consistent membt 1 t Methodist Kpisenp eiinreh nd p sessiug a proper court t u VT ri if anti in hs trap ajtions with ii ftfllownian Some br tit the legal profession and 1 many anl withwhich married bright tt b ti Lancet ut stare was IS is pre abe the y II titu I Been whitest s r needle pole ter tu i amg over i elm I era the the rasa ecmuplary t rum ago r study of law with Mr W L AVilli of this city After a course f iv slant study license was jfrwtet him and he was admitted U the r He is attentive to bn ino and hiduitron and his rUt tli diet for him a iuc tiw practice i i highly hoiifiritdtf c working mem T of the Mas iiw turntty and other oryinbcuiaos the ctrr e be is t and has a host of fri nda CIaibone Lear M r F r wa mar 1 1 ills v this nanny in Novci r i n farming VVS M successful in ill tnniv sithit vil i lii it Jilii I f Jnwii Nut wii li i lin ilk t lib Mrilui to town Virv lav and i in ably gtMcl liMirh aiiM i of IIrpt i Ii i i It lift fur lilt in this Tlr a iv iSM ili f Im alwavs kiml fur anti takii i u i talking ti inak s ihr yminj IIKIII goiKl to bv 1 v lie of I Ill s hoe lie polite jCl i 1141 ltkemi Lr lit iZlIt tltiJtIIUt farm I t yuS u Sin tltalhIII IIi t 1 Ids fIvall h 11 n wll ill g he t- It r h w it social Phut u t artasf isuhLsL wit mgt t lltl u t Lib tit and tin tar mgt true t erg its rt Clabes age and standing TIIK HKC OUD joins a great many friends in wishing him good health and happi ness