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Digital page images are linked to the text file. jX 1 x h JtA VOLUME FJirr -- r fYgATgFq A JL V A JL iv a Jl e M 0 STV I Â¬ Â¬ Â¬ III the principal trret and estend present Bptciii w uui io man nve mueioi mains To erect 125 lamp post and lanterns burning five feet of cs per hour and to keep same in repair To hirnish gas of not lest than 16 candlc power during the dark hours to be light- Â¬ ed by dark and extinguished at daylight To furnmh photometer c to enable the city to detect failure to supply gas as per contract To deduct for failure to supply gas as per contract To extend mains as the growth of the citv requires the city to rent one post for each 154 feet of main at an vnnual rental of 15 for all addition To supply ga for citizens a not exceed Â¬ ing T 50 Ier 1 000 feet and city offices at 10 per cent less To allow the city to purchase the gas works at the end of ten year or the end of any fiye years thereafter the price to be fixed by arbitrators if not otherwise agreed upon The city to pay the Company joooper annum in quarterly installments To revise the price for street lamps every five years m as to accord with prices paid in towns of similar size and service Contract for ten years only WATER CONTRACT RICHMOND MADISON COUNTY KENTUCKY THURSDAY MAY 8 1890 pHsh more in every direction llian the tax one cent and save to the and grunted with delight Tho coon bad the house is possible without water works city in insurance about 5000 per morefollowed him towith success to get molasses and Having proved itself so tamo and will It means vastly better sanitary year which has heretofore been ing to follow its master the coon was arrangements and consequently paid as a tribute to foreign corpo- not fastened In tho poll that dty but Was sithply carried cut to tho barti arid the destruction and removal of rations loft there Thereupon Mrs Lindleys trouble began filth The greatest horror lor many a The coon was curried to the barn at It means under ground sewer about ten oclock It was on a Satur day was the burning of a hundred day and Mrs Llndley was making ago instead of surface drainage human beings in the insane asy- doughnuts and pies for Sunday That Is the regular thing for Herkimer Coun- Â¬ It means cleanliness which is lum Quebec Tuesday night ty wires to do but Mrs Lindley waa next to godliness making an unusual spread because Members of Madison Club have frionds were expected next day Mrs It means everything for better Lindley as her doughnuts were made up 5 for their old janitor fried spreadfast as on tho dining room them and nothing for worse Charley Blythe to buy a swell table to cool and after a little when Water is a venerable institu- breakfast before he is hung tho pics were baked placed them In tho windows on the cool side of the house It tion It was created in the ltegin was hot work frying doughnut and bak Congressman McCreary is on ing pies in such weather as every good ning so say the scriptures and borisowlfe knows and nobody could when the Almighty uttered that the list for U S Senator to suc- blame Mrs Lindley for going into the ceed Mr Beck and his chances are parlor when It was all done to look over first and august command Let tho Boon villo Herald that had arrived bright tho night before and had in it all tho there be light and it was annews from jfie country side Rev O T Henderson of Station swered by the first ray that ever While aba sat there in the big rock Camp was hereon Wednesday He looks ing chair fanning herself sho heard shone upon the world there was well and continues to through the open window the hollow preach thud of a pie that had been knocked water Yet Richmond after a Water will be so common in Richmond out of the window and had landed bot century has just now bestirred tom side up on the veranda floor before long that it wont be fashionable to Very much astonished sho ran out to herself to secure that element drink it see what had happened There was the young proejon lotor helping himself to which the Allwise deemed prepie with great satisfaction She said eminently essential in the beginOSSIANS PET COON scat and the coon fled Only one pie had boon destroyod and after clean ning tho ing thing It Ia Fond of Good Things to Eat ot up Mra mess the nasty back tomade Lindley went her it and Drink On a Spreo There were three different bids paper Then the coon its pasbefore the Council as to water- SSI AN LIND try This time hecame backintothe win climbed AfeZwS ley owns a pet dow nibbled at tho other pies there works one bv 1 New York City coon and Is con and then seeing the dough nuta thought stantly saying them more attractive and straightway urm one u a boston Iirill an J that nobody eTcr Jumped on the table Such a time as he had so much fun one by Woodbury Moulton of Â¬ Â¬ IiIH Â¬ Â¬ I tjgfciarjfeTnfa T ni a 88 EXTRA gV IR Pr nt Shows through NUMBER 47 ATER WORKS faightest Day in the His yoi This new and excellent and more popular day by day BRILLS SHOES 250 shoe is equal to any 350 shoe It grows more o life lni tory of Bichmomd EVERYBODY LIKES IT THAT TRIES IT FOR ME1T AND WOMEN te teact io bl m m im mm CITY FOR TEE - EVEHY PAIE GUARANTEED aal Â¬ Â¬ THE NEWEST HATS V 1 Bw detract Â¬ Signed and Arrangements Be Â¬ ing Perfected SOUTHERN AND EASTERN CAPITAL TO Â¬ I HAVE BESIDES REGULAR LINES OF ABOVE 10000 WORTH OF NEW CLOTHING FOR SPRING AND SUMMER Â¬ THL RESCUE The Gas Works Consolidate With the Water Works and will be Enlarged RICHMONDS FUTURE FIXED UPON A FIRM FOUN- Â¬ DATION broad foundation for Rich iiioiufs future growth and pros 1 laid on yesterday when to accept the tily Council decided sjijon of the Water tli Worfca Company lo furnish the y with water The decision ol the Water Work Company to build or not to build depended up oa Ihe action of the Council Our v Fathers recognized the fact that the welfare of their const it u raa in their hands and said A i Waer Company Agrees To erect a system of water woiks for the purpose of supplying the citizens of Richmond with water for fireJJomestic mechanical and other purposes To lay at least six miles of pipe in city limits equal to a pressue of 300 pouds per square inch and to be 12 to 4 inche in diameter To establish not less than 60 fire hydrants and to supply them constantly with water To furnish an adequate supply of as gooJ wholesome pure water as can be obtained from some desirable source To erect brick or stone pumping station pumping engines machinery cto pump not ies than 2oooo gallons fo water per day Boilers of 50 horse power and all machinery of good make and standard pattern To erect stanJ pipe 20 feet in diameter ando fiet high to contain at least 100000 gallons of water and of sufficient altiude to throw water through 50 feet of hose 75 feet high on Main street in front of the Court House without engine pressure or 90 feet with engine pressure and also to have capacity to throw 8 or 10 streams The Â¬ The Latest Styles in Goods and Make 1A LARGE LINE OF FURNISHING GOODS- Umbrellas Valises and Canes in Profusion per I h Â¬ Â¬ Â¬ The Council assembled Tuesday iil to consider tour proposition from as many different companies Mayor Collins occupied Ihe Chair and CouiH ilnien Brooks Rice Smith and Caperton were in their place City Clerk Greenleaf read lirst the proposition of the Rich niond Water Works Company and then the others To all present I be iir t proposition appeared the t Hut all were of great length and tlieir numerous provisions were confusing It was clear that the Council was in favor of water Hut Councilman Smith suggested that as he had been absent for several months and in conse- 1 quence not familiar with the situation that the Council adjourn until next day to give him an op port unity to examine closely the several propositions Councilman Caperton also said he would like to have further time The Council then adjourned to 11 oclock the following day At the appointed hour the City Fathers met in their chamber at City Hal and proceeded at once to business Representatives of the several water works companies were present The Council announced that the proposition of the Richmond Water Works Company had their preference but they desired certain amendments and specified them The representative consented and the amended pro posit ion was thereupon ac cepted The water proposition was followed by a gas propositionj and they were accepted together The stock of the Richmond Waterworks Co that of the Richmond J as Light Co and ako that of the Richmond Electric Light Co had beeu purchased by a syndicate of Southern and Eastern capitalists and the syndicate had agreed to build water works and enlarge and improve the gasworks provided the city would accept a proposition to use water and fras lights With the decision of the Council therefor the three properties passed into the hands of the syndicate and Richmond was launched on the high 6eas of prosperity Hereunder we give the contracts in substance Â¬ Â¬ Â¬ - Â¬ Â¬ PROPOSITION The Gas Company agrees to erect a gas works of sufficient size to manufacture nd distribute 75000 cubic feet of gas per day with a holder capacity ot not lew than 25000 cubic feet to begin with Gas to be made of coal oil or both or of any ma terial hereafter proved an improyement on existing methods To inciease the size of its main pipes on Portland Maine and A E Board man of Macon Ga through the Richmond Water Works Company The Council carefully considered each of these bids and the one adopted by the Council was by far the best for the city and its citizens The other two contracts run for twenty live years while the one adopted runs for only 21 atonce years The New York City conTo iurnish water to citizens for domes tic ami manufacturing and other purposes tract did not agree lo furnish at reasonable rates not to exceed the fol water to the city or its citizens lowing schedule during a dry period or drouth a id 12 00 first spigot per annum Each additional spigot 3 00 would only have to build a BiMh tubs cold 400 Sjam cheap system cold hot which would be of Water colsets 0 00 additional each Richmond as 400 little benelit to Urinal 4 00 we can now do without water in llarbcr Shos 2500 Soda Fountain 2500 very wet weather There were Restaurants or Saloons 2500 Hotels special rates or by meter at 25 several other material objections cents per 100 cubic feet bid The Boston Company Uaundi ies rates or by meter to this Public Batti houses same as laundries did not agree to furnish water un Bakeries same as laundries less it could be obtained within 3 Sprinkling hose1 inch nozzle J50 feet per month miles of Richmond while the can of hose 12 er annum or to be used only two hours per day tract adopted agrees to go to the No sprinkling after dark or on other Kentucky River if necessary UnpremFounlains inch nozzle 4 hours per der the terms of the Boston conday 12 per annum Livery and Boarding stables including tract it would be virtually imposprivilege of washing carriages c 30 to sible for the city to ever purchase io per annum Steam boilers per horse power 12 hours and control the works and under per day 5 per annum the New York contract it the Brick stone or plastering per barrel of works were not purchased at the lime or cement 10 cents Wetting brick to cents per 1000 end of 25 years it stood renewed In no case where meters are used shall for 25 years more One contract the charge be less than 20 stated a minimun rate and the one For all other uses not herein specified the prices shall be within the discretion of adopted stated a maximum rate the Water Co and on an average there was very The city to be supplied with water for sprinkling streets at 15 cents per 1000 little difference if any between galion To extend water mains on a guarantee the rates as to private consumpof I50 revenue for every 500 feet and the tion The Water Works Comcity renting one hydrant at 50 provided that when the number shall reach too pany offered to build the works each additional hydrant shall be jo under either of the other CoTo furnish water without charge at all ntracts in prelerence to its own as times for twenU one y ears for one in front of drinking court it regarded either ol them at far house to the citv offices and engine house and fire department for four wat- better to it and requiring a very ering troughs one in each ward to flush much cheaper system but the In considerathe sewers once a week tion of the above the company shall be Council wisely decided not to do exempt from city taxes for five years this and required it to build unTo repair ell damages to streets c to der its own offer New York conchange grade of pipes c tract also required the consumer To begin work within 90 days To furnish a satisfactory bond in the to pay for the connection from sum of 1 10000 as a guarantee cf faithful the main to his premises while execution of work The city after ten years to have privithe contract adopted does this at lege of buying water works at a price to its own expense be agreed upon or fixed by arbitrators The city to pay 3000 per year quarThe gas contract adopted is less terly payments for the 60 hydrants expensive than the present con WHAT IT MEANS tract and fair to the city The parties to whom the conWaterworks in Richmond mean more than anything she has ever tract was awarded are substantial business men aand propose to had spend at least 120000 in making It means an abundant supply of water for residences for grounds these great public improvements With the new railroad gas for business houses shops mills factories and all similar institu- works and water works and street railway Richmond is assured of tions It means protection against lire rapid growth in wealth and population and has a bright future asand reduction of insurance rates It means the destruction of dust sured to her by the action of yesand the quenching of the thirst of terdays Council Of course there are some who from one reason or persons and animals It means a powerlul inducement another are opposed to every to capital to come and invest in progress and this is not an exception our midst The Council would have subIt means a pressing invitation to people to come and live among mitted these contracts to a vote of the city if there had been any law us Under the law It means the building up of our authorizing it the duty is devolved upon the schools and colleges It means an increase in every Mayor and Council and they discharged it to the best possible adkind of business It means the lifting of the old vantage to the city under a way which should satisfy every citizen machine out of the ruts It means the ability to accom- - The contracts do not increase Â¬ Â¬ i Â¬ as he has had sineo the day in June last when the coon was captured Mrs L I equally positive- - Â¬ K Â¬ Â¬ -- Â¬ Â¬ Â¬ had so much trouble with a four footed pet or a two footed pet for that matter as she has had since that coon became a member of the Llndley family The lindleys live on what Is known as the Ureon Clearing- a farm that was cut out of the woods on the Conkllng brook many years ago about a mile back in the big woods from the narrow clearing that runs up tho banks of tbo Vet Canada The house is one of the few god frame houses located off the West Canada and It has doorknobs on the outside doors instead of Iron latches as most farm houses have up this way One day Ossian is a boy of fourteen last June he was fishing down tho Conk ling brook and got so Interested In it that ho did not notice how late In tho afternoon it was until the sun had gone down Then he started home in a hurry and got so tired running In about ten minutes that he had to sit down on a log to rest While sitting there his eye fell on an unusually large elm standing on a low bit of ground on the further side of the brook Following tho trunk with his eye he noticed after a little that one of the largest branches was dead and moreover had a big hole in it He was just thinking that that hole would be a fine place for a squirrels nest when something much larger than a squirrel appeared at the hole crawled out and made its way down the trunk until it happened to see the boy Then It scam Â¬ pered back Ossian went home and the next afÂ¬ ternoon set a big box trap at the foot of the tree and baited it with tho remains of tho trout the family had had for breakfast That was very good bait for many sorts of animals found in the north woods and It was effectual In this case In the morning there were three very funny looking half grown coons in the trap and Ossian had a terrible tug of it but no end of fun getting the trap home for he had to drag It on an old hand sled When his father came in to breakfast for the trap was visited at daylight ho told Ossian that two of the coons would just serve to make a good pie for dinner while the third could be saved So for Christmas or Thanksgiving two of them were killed and Mrs Llnd Â¬ ley boiled them and made a thiok gravy with cream and poured the gravy and the boiled coon into a big milkpan that had been lined with bis- Â¬ cuit crust and put a cover of crust over all and baked It in the oven until It was a delicate brown all over the top About the time tho baking was done Ossian came in from a half days work repairing fences along the edge of tho woods where the breete blew tho smells of balsam and spruco and hemlock around him continually Ossian was hungry and when he studied that baked pic he stood on one foot and drew the other up to his Irneo in an ecstacy of delight and said Maam aint you nice You bet you siaos mother Is that no woman erer ndley Ob W j9l POWELL OLIVER PLOWS 30- - Save money by calling on WE WANT TO i k I Imtftttt it iiul that C 1 RACKET sir STORE i 0T H MTATE j jp i ESS HEIT15G HlMSEIr TO PIK In the Mad giuiraidi than am i t count ij I -- The crisp sweetcrust on the doughnuts was precisely to his taste and when he had eaten so much that his belly all but dragged on the table ho squatted down in tho midst of his feast and licked tho dainty cakes nearest him In this condition Ossian found him He looked so very comical that the boy sat down on tho nearest cbalr and laughed till the tears camo and even Mrs Lindley vexed as she was to see the ruin wrought with her good things had bad there to laugh Meantime Ossian was training it as dogs are trained It was taught to sit upon its haunches and fold its paws when told that it was time to pray It would on the word arch up its back like an angry oat and at the same time spread tho fur on its ringed tail in a way that was interesting It learned to snarl when told that dogs were coming and as a climax to all its other tricks it would when told to laugh lie down on its back paw the air with all four feet open wide its mouth and squeal in a voice that was excruciatingly funny But as Mrs to all who heard it Lindley justly observed the more it learned the worse it became In its be Â¬ havior about tho pantry and the moro care had to be observed to keep It out of mischief Its latest exploit has set the wholo country side talking Although by no means a drinking man Mr Lindley on occasions takes a hit of strong liquor and the particular favorite which pleases him most is good whisky He keeps a bottle of It In the house all tho time and takes three or four drinks a year from it Last Saturday night after a hard days work in the rain Mr Lindley concluded that a drop with hot water sugar and nutmeg just be- Â¬ fore going to bed would about touch the spot and so Mrs Lindley mixed It for him Thon the family wont to bed and to sleep As tho first rays of sunshine came Into the family bedroom on Sunday morning Mrs Lindley awoke hearing some noise In the kitchen Going soft- Â¬ ly to tho kitchen door she peeped in There was tho coon on the table Be- Â¬ side it lay the whisky bottle uncorked while a great puddle of the liquor bad spread over the table and run down on the floor The coon paddled about in the liquor stopped now and thon to lap it stood still opened and shut bis mouth hilariously jumped up and down ran to tho edge of the table and looked at the puddlo on tho floor jumped down and drank of that arched Its back and spread Its tall jumped back and drank more rose on its hind legs and shook its head from side to side and wagged Its tail and then jumped sideways until it missed its foot ing arid tumbled over on the floor There it luy on Its back and kicked and Tho coon bad uncorked the squealed Words fall to whisky and was drank convey an adequate idea of the comical and human actions of tho drunken SI A many flLS Fine Side Comb rer pair trdi Spool Silk Button llie T De t MOjrd Coton Thread 2 lor J Hair Pin 20O tor b Writing 2 Sheet Sheets Heavy Fa 25 Envelope 3 Paper- Good Pin 1 1 Wo Quote ioc oc 05c 05c 05c 05c 05c 04c 08c Bet Bras- Lick- - r Papers Best Sqt Pre oc n CALL AND SEE US WHETHER TOl WANT TO -- F03FL -- SHACKELFORD Hardware Tinware Wooflenware AND WAGON SALE OF- - Buy or Not GENTRY House 41- - DEALERS IN ALL KINDS J J ltKm 1 M CIIKNAILT Mnislig Goods BROOKS CHENAULT Real Estate L BLACKSMITHS MAKERS TOOLS AND MATERIAL Briers Â¬ Richmond Kkntk ky 4t erty trge lists of City and Country PropProperty sold and ixuujlit on Correspondence solicited Roofing and Guttering Richmond Ky March rBCOUKSHCh Workers in Sheet Metal of All Kinds 19 1890 Commission BKST IVI lH oUfffBBl IJVS vr 10C r in VCHllru il fndrmi f in riiirfn j BOM lKNK in each Im nlity Oat tho who wrw Abo wrt of to u at once ran mtk th rhsne AllrovBitf tufliia our food I I rctarn i to thoc wh rail ror aviarfcbam afouad too TIm Waaufl tfc irv or Tfrrftinr of fhia howl lha trTwill a4 f th Utt- Tawi TliilllBa Mat a4vaa ihe apparar of it ofii wrll Our FREE fa ilitoar The Nylin Mi Slip For Sale or Hent I desire to sell or rent privately the large two story and prompt attention given teir Office in John Rennet law office Brauch office at Stockton A 39- Brooks Drug Store IbL WEi fn adrt are t n k ihik urt f x buk Hi irtl obl how tu- com uUrnuimijMrarr W wllUkow waMk from 3 writ 4r W amy ail lprM rfcoff k Mtttpwimn iMllill Bttr - POUTL UIK have rental of J V Msckey his Barber Khop at Hotel GlymJou and Hope our will continue the business old friends anil customers will come to see me a I have two of the liest barWork done with bers in Ihe city neatness and dipitch 44- E H FARMElt I Â¬ 185 Mules For Sale We have one hundred mule colts and eighty five yearlings for sale Strictly good and sold in uumlters to uit pur chasers Six miles east f Hichmond on the Speedwell pike 17 H H A D A COLYER STORE HOUSE situated on a good corner lot in Ellis ion Ky known as the Hogan proper ty H H COLYER Â¬ Â¬ Â¬ Ossian s mother thinks him a very fine boy and so he is If he wasnt ihe other coon would have been in a pie long since I n order to tame the coon that was to be a pot Ossian put it In a big dry goods box brought from Odsts store and there he fed it with potato and odds and ends of meat and fish and frogs and lettuce and bread The little beast ate every thing greedily One day the boy had In his hand a piece of bread with some wild strawberry pre serves on It While he looked at the coon the bread fell Into the box It Â¬ SPRING 18 HERE AND 80 ARE WE -- Â¬ WITH THE MOST COMPLETE STOCK OF-- Â¬ Â¬ Â¬ Â¬ tan i Aiti wr AmP wfr- a THK COOIf WAS DBUITK Â¬ Not only was it human In Its cups it was human in recovering It eventual Â¬ ly got sleepy drunk and was laid out In the barn by Ossian where it remained At breakfast until Monday morning time It was scratching at the kitchen door and Ossian let it in It was a pict- Â¬ ure of woo Ossian offered it a plate of potato and gravy but It turned away In Mr Lindley laughed very disgust heartily at that and called for the whisky bottle that had an ounce or two left In It A teaspoonful was taken by tho coon with a look of gratitude In Its eyes that was touching Then a saucer of coffee and milk without sugar was accepted after which a bit of toast was eaten daintily and then tho coon was ready for another sleep It was two days In recovering from the spreo N Y Sun A DiiOOD beast X3 SPRING CLOTHINGTIJOp IIIIES Richmond SHOES Hats Shoes and Gents Furnishiiig Qoods OTLaHETS SIDES ft will pay yon to call and see our mam- Â¬ moth stock of Shoes before We have them buying GENTLEMEN EVER BROUGHT TO RICHMOND LADIES we have the fin- Â¬ est line of FOOT WEAR in and all in the REMEMBERWEDO NQISELL GOODS AT COST LATEST STYLES KID BUTTON IN OPERA TOE FRENCH TOE PARIS TOE BUT WE DO BUSINESS IN A STRAIGHT FORWARD HONEST WAY IN ALL STYLES HAND SEWED CALF KANGAROO BOYS SHOES IN relation the carbuncle Sell Â¬ Â¬ Â¬ astonished the boy very much to see the coon cat tho preserves first and then the bread That gave blm the Idea that it liked sweet things and so ho got a saucer of molassos for it It swallowed that much faster than It bad ever done any thing before In bis hurry to get another saucerful for it Ossian went to tho house the coon was kept in the barn without fasten Â¬ ing the door of the box Going to the molasses jug in the pantry he put tho Baucer on the floor and picking up the jug began pouring out the molasses At tbat moment the coon appeared and jabbed it nose into tho black stream Nobody knows any thing about it but the general opinion was that It would not Now look here a minute For a set of men to gatbor together and give an opinion on a matter that they are confessedly ignorant of but a matter upon which thoy might becomo In Â¬ formed simply with a little firo and lit tle water and 1 it Jo exertion borders closely on the absurd Â¬ it pay to warm water for cows In winter Answer REroirr of an institute meeting Does tat Goods at a Fair Living HONEST to I A brand and every pair is warranted Common Sense Toe gtfThee Shoes bear our Â¬ ALL QUALITIES SMALL PROFIT PRICE OUR MOTTO PERFECT TREATMENT FITS AND ONE FIXED J3aRemember lhat GUARANTEE vou sfit with EVERY PAIR The man who broods cattle that can get Into market before his neighbors cattle mature will make moro money than bis neighbor will VORIBS SOHOOLFIELDCO 33- - One Price Clothiers Hatters and Gents Furnishers 213 West Main Street Richmond Kentucky i WHENCE AND WHITHER tiny Mb A rmt Shows through A TAD1 I TM2 OLD BSAU LETTERS U- MAOHtNE STAMPED ths THE RIGHT A KIND 1st OP It A PEN BTAK1ET XOl Kf MAS Madison County Fair Association TF VT11 ANNUA- A A gracious llttie crib sby breath 1 A mothers A - A Kcw TostoBce Poricg Whkh Does Work or six Men - EXHIBITION TO BE HELD AT A RICHMOND KYSEPT 16 TO 1q I89O The following stakes and nurses WILL CLOSE JULY 15TH I U COMPETED FOR DURING WEEK OF FAIR STAKES PURSES ddi 1890 TEABLISG STAZSS Bert three In Ave bv 227 Pace 200 00 mile heats bel two To 3 year oldt- 350 00 To 4 year olds 400 00 To oo clas 500 00 car olds XBVIlr STASZS For joo 00 wriation mile heats To 235 class To 227 class 700 00 best two in three To 225 class 1000 00 Five per cent to accompany nomination nomination Jn which is foifeit 5 per cent additional to and 10 add dav preceding race start to be paid on day preceding race be pa iree to start all pur es The stakes and purses are to be divided per cent to second and z per cent to third r cent to first as fo of the National Trotting Horse Association shall nv horse distancing the field or any part of it shall be entitled i on all races Entry Blanks furnished on application to fir a ions to Y IRVINE President II B A RBUCKLE Secretary 1 Richmond Kentucky CHAOQTJAITTTZD WITH TEE GEOGRAPHY OF THE COUNTRY WILL OBTATlf MUCH VALUABLE DTFORMATIOK FROM A STUDY OF THIS MAP OF 1A 1JH 3ftmjj r aM7 WTSPj 7T JBSSa CIME J Sr T c t ti w C i r ss A -sJ-rrT w m 1 1 -- JfUPAl TfrwfXnaO-H- l Tn - Na iys Jjt rfjyf-HkT llTF 1 1 UAstjscs s IKE CHICAGO ROCK ISLAND PWIFIG RMLWAY and extortions Eset and Weet of the North and Northwest from Kansas Chicago end via ALBERT o Worcninrton Sioux Falls Water- rvemeg towns and citios It is the tion MTJth lines from St Louis Cincinnati tern and Southern points converging at THE SHORT LINE TO DENVER ArMD THE WEST FROM THE MISSOURI RIVER - istad a r in of the richest farnvng and prrazine lands in the popular and economical system of towns and actions in tCansa- - col- FHEB Reclining Cnair Cars between Liaon and Dodge City and Pullman and trom Wichita and Hutchinson I Leadine- nil comr splendor of equipment cool In summer warmed ventilated and free from rtuft ph daily on arrival of trains from the Bast elegant Day Coaches PitMinan Palace Sleepers and Q THROUGH WITHOUT CHANGE to in- only rings and vi bio making stops Diningat Importantcon-Hotels at iorado Superb and St Joseph lurnish doucioos meals moderate prices THE ROCK ISLAND IS THE FAVORITE TOWHST UNE den of th Gods Cascade Omen Mountain in parks mining camps and crises sanitary me attractions of Colorado very modem improvement and luxurious tt itles in Coloradoenjoyment In Union Midland Union Pacific nd all other diverging lines as Folders copies of the Western Trail red information address JOHN SEBASTIAN E ST JOHN MACNIFICENT VESTIBULE EXPRESS TRAINS Isjn smbm CUK AiO II I Oeal Ticket Pai Agen ANTEE II CHICKEN Cholera Cure s MM Â¬ New and Original Designs OF ARIISTIC S In Granite and Marble will be 6een by the neat wUrk it so strange mysterious where speedily performs The machme pririti claally a circu- Â¬ A A cold white stone A little mound mothers grief and tears lar atamp about the circuaWwtnee of a A shadow reaching out across the sunshine silver quarter bearing for instance of the years New York A rout unanswered evermore an echo of the words in block type Dec then N Y in a curved form despair from the living prswtl to that straafa 30 1230 P M in two straight lines mysterious where and beneath this the figures 89 in- Â¬ dicating tho year To ttot right of this circular impression Ih a btank IN A COFFIN space of a quarter of an inch in length CAUGHT and then running to the right are six a The tightest coroner 1 ever got distinctly printed horizontal lines in trifle under two and a half inches said the express messenger into was wheo I was traveiug on the length These lines in erminating Southern Pacific road I had just cancel the postage stamp The machine in appeartnce resem- Â¬ woke tap out of a nap in the express bles the old fashioned hay cutter room when I saw something that froze There was a barring the delicately adjusted mech- Â¬ mv blood in my veins and I anism which includes an automaticÂ¬ coffin in one end of the room letoouid just catch the glimpse of a register recording the number of stamped daily that sur- Â¬ cruel face turned toward me It be- Â¬ ters etc mounts the lower end of tae hopper longed to a train robbor I was sure an and my rifle was on the other side of The motor is of electrical battery so them could be placed car If I made a step h would shoot small that two in un ordinary sized cracker box The me dead and then notify his associates that is who were probably in the passenger letters etc are first faced so placed on the adjacent table that car We had enough gold on board to the postage stamps on the upper left felt the responsi- Â¬ hand corner are back to back The make a man rici I operator feeds this mail matter letbility and knew I must act at once protended to awaken by making two ters and postal cards but not news- Â¬ Â¬ or three movements with my hands papers they being too bulky in quanhopper of the ma- Â¬ and to my intense relief the cover of tities into the the pine box quickly and quietly drop- Â¬ chine where it is caught by a system Without making any of feed rollers which passes the letters ped to its place hurried motion I rubbed my eyes one by one with surprising rapidity to gaped once or twiee and rose to my the printing die The mechanism of this automatic feed bed and stamping feet Well well I said aloud -- rve device consists of a belt attached to wheels on one side quickly revolving been asleep1 Then I proceeded to rummage around toward the printing roller while the the car as if nothing had happened wheels on the opposite side of this but my nerves were not relaxed an course revolve slowly in an opposite the instant Before the train had gone direction thus separating one letters by one five miles farther I had some nails in and sending them forward A quick careless glance to the printing die which strikes each my pocket showed me a hole in the side of the letter in its turn and imprints upon it box through which the robber was the clean cut impression above de-Â¬ undoubtedly watching every movement scribed All the posloftice officials acquaint- Â¬ I made I did not go near the revolvers or ed with the work performed by this riflles It would have taken but a machine agree as to its frreat useful- Â¬ It averages twenty four thous- Â¬ second for him to have raised the lid ness and shot me and I knew he would do and letters an hour Hou in and hour so if I approached them Instead of out for only four hours Superintend- Â¬ that I carelessly assorted a pile of ent Maze says a hand stamper cant express matter near the box with a cancel more than two thousand an hour and then the stamp is badly view of what I was to do though I blurred The machine has been used I was terribly excited in the postoffice for over six months When I wa tried to appiar cool ready I threw several heavy packages THE GREAT LANGUAGES and on the lid sat uown on the box I heard a noit e nailed down the lid First German Second within and felt a pressure as my Engrlish Conies Frenrh Third and prisoner endeavored to raise the lid The language in which Shakspeare The weight was too great and I soon and Milton wrote was tho language of had all the nails driven in to hold him less than 6000000 human beings and fast He was secured but to make when Washington was President less sure of him I surrounded the box with 16000000 of people used the heavy bundles and piled upon it the than English tongue At tho same time contained heaviest boxes the car time of our first President French I sat down for a minute to recover was the mother tongue of at least myself then taking down a rifle I 30000000 of people and by some cocked it loud enough for him to writers it is said that M 000 000 of hear people were living at How many more are there aboard French speaking 1781 This state of the revolution of I asked placing my mouth the train affairs is now completely reversed to a crack between the bricks In reply I heard a muffled sound Between forty and fifty j ears ago the English language equaled the German resembling a curse and as all the holes in the number of those who spoke it through which he might shoot were nnd now the latter is left far behind covered with gold and silver I put in the race German is nowapoken by Â¬ my mouth nearer and asked the ques10000000 people in the tion azain empire by 4600000 in the I received no reply and going to German empire by 400X1600 in Bel- Â¬ the other end of the car I quietly gium and by about 2 000 000 in the opened the door leading to the plat- Â¬ little Alpine country of Switzerland form The night air rushed in and Besides tho countries in the noise of the train came with it which German is usuallymentioned classed as the making a din in my ears We were running at a high rate of speed around native tongue it is spoken by about 2000000 persons in the limited States the hills that alound in that region I stepped to the platform of the next aad Canada giving a total of about car It was a smoking car The 60000000 who use tho German lan Â¬ train robbers were already at work guage With French the case is much tho Two men in the forward end within five feet of me commanded a view of same but the gain during the last every passenger with their leveled re- Â¬ century has been smaller than that of French is new spoken by and two more were going German volvers the 38000000 inhabitarts of France down the aisle for the valuables people in Belgium by It was a terribk moment to me 1 by 2250000 Alsace Lorraine by 200000 in 600 felt a keen sympathy for the passengers whose terror stricken faces 1 000 in Switzerland 1000000 in the could see in the dim light from the United States and Canada 600000 in lamps but I was helpless doubtless a Hayti and by 1600000 in Algisrs similar scene was being enacted in the India the West indies and Africa in 1 Â¬ -Austro-Hun-garian Â¬ - unclouded ky of light and loveliness knnn -- raj of machine from a bright cherish Theres a machme fat sttmping let It s a tew in the New York pootoffce Ttjry ingenious pi0e of mechanism as a Gewhis The only capital needed to embark in the profession of literature is a bot tle of Ink and a vewatlle pen She had read tho words and poo dtmefl over them more deeply than us nal knitting her white brow until tho gwWen curls on her forehead pecked down into her eyes to see what it all meant says tho Detroit Free Press Visions of a future spangled with plaudits and bright with fame rose be- Â¬ fore her Yea she weald adopt the fourth proi World of Â¬ La4rs Failure OTnAlaf Koba fjse t fession Putting on a love of a hat and a dear dainty little wrap that hugged her close she started out to purchase the necessary outfit Reaching tho bookstore she looked out from under her drooping plumes and coquettishly asked for a bottle of tho very boat ink When placed on the counter before her it was like an elixir so many grand possibilities flashed through her head On being And now I want a pen asked if there was any make she pre Â¬ ferred she hesitated and then said Yes but I most forgot what it is Its like vermicelli or varioloid No that isnt it Could it be verdigris or verdancy now replied the Really I dont know You must be looking puzzled clerk for something quite rare Yes I am but Ive got money to buy it if I only knew what it was questioned the inBy the way could it be versatile spired clerk I knew Id find it Yes thats it A versatile pen is what Im looking lor I am sorry miss but we have none They are very rare and we in stock have little call for them as only genÂ¬ iuses use them You see the points are all dipped in grey matter and attic salt and Well then I dont want Grey 1 Grey isnt becoming never one and turning she have it near me walked away unconscious that sho was robbing the world of a literary gem Â¬ Â¬ THE How DEADLY COLD BED of dollars worth of chickens die every year from Cholera It is more fatal to chickens than all other diseases combined But the discovery of a remedy that positively cwrrs it has been made and to be convinced of its efficacy only requires a trial A 50 cents bottle is enough for It is guarone hundred chickens anteed If after using two thirds of a bottle the buyer is not thoroughly satisfied with it as a cure for Chicken Cholera return it to the undersigned and your monev will be refunded Â¬ Thousands F irst Cias s Workmansliip PEICES AND L07TEST CONSISTENT STOCKTON BROOKS DR RICE lure now at i n--- 1 We have the largest trade in Central Kentucky and guarantee satixfaction JprWnie fur rices and information before ordering any style of work Yy M ADAMS BOX Importeis 4 4 Â¬ IEXINOTON KY LonisTiUfiij t A MMs - Ll Cures aU forms of PRIVATE CHRONIC and SEXUAL DiStASt Speritatorrhoa and Impotcncy I rrsAart a id mad r fcvd J A G WILLIAMSON CITY ENOINKEK Civil Engineer and Surveyor - SYPHILIS Surveys made for Railway Turnpfcsf Uoadwayo Ftiinles given Ac Farm draiiiMge Town Lntk lmd off GENERAL LAND SURVEYS atieiuion given ami plats of farms and other lands Col retKnd enee solicited with parties interested in Mirvev of lands iu mountain coun ties tf Kentucky fcS Offiee City Hall Richmond Ky to lopogrniiliical Lines retraced Sje mas ial A PRIVATE COUNSELOR U w A nl M tor mix M llMUJI li 9- 1 m I I C T WELL8 B F CARR C T WELLS CO TiieOnlj oal Yard in Town Only a wmare from Hie Court house You dont have to send away out to the depot i QiBBBssBvr H uy Pan ollom Nnt and Lump Coal SoftCoal and Anthracite Now often at Myers old lumberyard next to Heorid Prety ierixn church Quickest delivery in town Lowest prices Try u 17- C T wTBLLS 00 all 45000 000 other passenger and sleeping cars English is spoken-- hy all but less I was hot and cold by turns I watched the villains going coolly on than 1000000 ofthe 3c 000 000 in the with their work until I began to think British isles by probably 55000000 of my own safety Charley Slate a of the 60000000 inhabitants now be brakeman was bound hand and foot to lieved to be in this country by 4CO0 the forward seat in a few moments 000 persons in Canada by 3000000 they would finish their daring work in Australia by 1700000 West Inand come to my car I did not doubt dians and perhaps by 1000000 peo Â¬ that the fellow I had imprisoned in ple in India and other British colonies the pine box was an accomplice und bringing the total to over 100000 000 if they should find the door of the express car locked they would break it Actresses and Corsets open to see what had become of him I find that very few actresses and kill me if I resisted stag Fanny Daven corsets upon This would enable them to take port is guiltles- the them as one can eas of ssion of the money bullion and when seeing her in Tosca ily valuable packages and escape I knew Moddiscover jeska wears- an invention of her own would not kill any one if he did they a sort of cuirass of buckskin that not resist and inside of five minutes comes up to the armpits and down over they would demand an entrance to my the hips Cora Potter never wore a cor ear set and Miss Eastlake told me she had Already the two robbers had nearly never had one on She wears hieeuad a reached the farther end of thesmoking whaieboned waist Jessie MiUwawd car thousands of dollars were in my wears a bandage below the belt Berncare I must save it hardt wears a flannel wtrist notjforsnp Without any more hesitation I port but for comfort This is all very stepped to the platform of my car well for women with perfect figures but grasped the lever that operateu the who would wish to see our fat friends Miller coupling and with a quick going about without slays However strong pull separated the draw heads th re are plenty of women to buy cor was not a moment too soon Before sets and this article of feminine attire the engine and express car had shot grows more beautiful and expensive 200 feet ahead of the train the doo What de you say to white brocaded satin of the smoking car opened and the corsets bordered with real ostrich feather robbers stepped out I heard their trimming which sell for 40 a piece cry of rage saw the flashes of their Pink is a favorite color jnst now and revolvers and the bullets struck the these rose hued corsets are certainty very wood work behind me Hurrying for- lovely to look at and cott a pretty penfiy ward I told the engineer what I had Pale green sarin is also much in vogue done- Black is a bit passe though many ladies He heartily approved of my action will cling to black corsets and underand his words reassured me I had wear for the sake of contrast Chicago taken a desperate course but I had Herald saved a great deal of valuable property A MWractoa Deg We hurried on through the dark Roscoe Whitcomb of Waldo Mo ness and soon reached the next sta-Â¬ tion from which the news was tele Â¬ has a shepherd dog which he prizes graphed to the companys offices in highly One day last week a colt that San Francisco and Tucson The rob- Â¬ was fastened by a ha tor got his feet through the stall anc fell in such a ber in the pine box was then secured but refused to say a word and with a manner that he was c ioking to death gang of trackmen armed we returned The dog was in the barn saw the trouble aad running to the bouse to where we had left the train Th robbers had departed taking everyÂ¬ caught Mrs Whitcomb by the dress thing valuable with them and the pas- - and attempted to pull her out of doors seogers rianea us witn shouts ol joy The dog would run toward the barn and then catch Mrs Whitcomb by her and sighs of relief clothes She finally vent to the barn arriving just in time to save the colt North Ufrmuiys Old Men The Gorman papers have recently A Thief Detected spoken of the veteran Johann Dose Til tell you how I ran down a thief aged 106 Living near Lubeck as the said oldest man in North Uermanv but this recentlypolice a man in the Lewiston Maine I lost 80 in station At Bielfeld in Westphais an error did lia there is a private gentleman named money I my act say t word I did net wife I hardly told myself Markus Jordan who completed his even tell The other day two yoars after the oc-Â¬ 110th year in a comparatively robust currence a woman in my neighbor- Â¬ state of health on the 6th of October By the way did you ever A gold medal bearing a portrait of hood said find out who stole your 80 I looked the late Emperor William who was an infant when Herr Jerdan was alieady ber in the face and said SheI never did just this a youth of eighteen was presented to until as a ghostminute e resultturned aa and tl was that pale name of the present him in the Emperor on the last anniversary of his she paid me 80 anil interest on the same for two years birth Â¬ Â¬ Â¬ - Â¬ -- Â¬ 1 Â¬ Â¬ sBi siiu EDp ia pmsm Vlw- LLLLWS JB J ISaA UmimmttkmTT jSJ jmWj m kd MHSmiAaM M4 mtmkii KSntBSSuawr- 4 iA wmm nr nd caa Sm Pfjxaoji to rjrmX vlu Oke MM M 4 - kvMM mv lS CRAPSEY 46 m - - Wiggins Block Cincinnati O Arcliitocta BROWN f von lo I fc rfco ifc cmlyom ate eroi fmfht far tm rem Afr rmm Can refer to buildings successfully erected in Richmond Muyeville Mf tit rling Winchester and OwiugnvilK j Brave College OlrL A lamp exploded in one of the rooms of Albert Lea Minn College the other night according to the Minne Â¬ apolis Journal Miss Bessie Under- Â¬ wood one of the students was present among others Miss Bessie did not scream nor faint nor begin to th ow delicate articles of college bric-a-brShe wasnt that out of the window kind of a girL She made connection with a convenient fire extinguisher manipulated the stops in the pre per manner turned on the hose and beore any one recovered presence of mind sufficiently to turn in a fire alarm she had the blaze extinguished A ac Canadian Banks In 1891 the charteni of all Canadian banks expire and the plan upon which they shall be reissued will soon have to be determined Whether it is bet-Â¬ ter to continue he old system or take pattern by the newer aad simpler method in the United States is the point to be decided Artesian Wells in the Sahara Diwit Artesian wells sunk in the Desert of Sahara reach water it a depth of 230 feet at which a steat y pour of 5000 gallons per minute hi lb been obtained The water is brackish but answers lor irrigation purpose the Spare Room Ha SUh IU Thousands aad Is StUl at It If trustworthy statistics could be had Of the number of persons who die every year or become permanently dis- Â¬ eased from sleeping in damp or cold beds they would probably be astonish Â¬ TAME RUFFED GROUSE ing and appalling says Good House- Â¬ keeping It is a peril that constantly mestlcallng a Hjlhecf besets traveling men and if they are The Possibility of wise they will invariably insist on havÂ¬ Intannible Bin ing their beds aired and dried even I recently witnessed a strange and at the risk of causing much trouble to to me aa almost unprecedented sight their landlords But the peril resides viz a perfectly tame full grown in the house and the cold spare room ruffed grouse says a writer in Forest has slaiu its thousands of hapless and Stream It is a fine large male guests and will go on with its slaugh Â¬ bird I at first in passing the window ter till people learn wisdom Not only on the street thought it a skilled spec theuest but the family suffer tho pen- Â¬ imen of the taxiaermists art I alty of sleeping in cold rooms and stopped went into thestore and upon chilling their oodles at a time when inquiring of the proprietor learned its they need all of their bodily heat by history It was an acquisition of but a ge ttiiijr between cold sheets Even in few days possession He found it in wanr summer weather a cold damp an almost expiring state from starva It is tion in an unoccupied house in the bed will get in its deadly work a needless peril and the neglect to suburbs of the city You know of the provide dry rooms and bed has in it wild frenzied Might of these birds in the element of murder and suicide autumn frequently dashing themselves to death against houses or windows Commodore Vanderbllts Feat several have been thus killed in our Post Boy and Flow Boy were the city this season This one seems to team of which Commodore Vanuerbilt have dashed through a window of a was especially fond and of which the deserted house and not being able to following story is told says the New find its way out was almost in artteulo A friend was invited by mortis when picked up York Sun With much A drop of Mr Vanderbilt to ride with him up difficulty it was restored water was inserted in its mouth then a the road They got up to Mott Haven and presently came to the tracks ol bit of Crape pulp and so little by little the Harlem road An express train nourished until the bird now feeds kind- Â¬ The commodore looked ly and confidently from the hand was coming It at the train and at his horses and is almost omnivorous in its tastes giving tho reins a hitch he sent tho takes clover leaves raw cabbage animals flying across the track They grape apple parched corn or what is pop corn corn birch just reached the other side when the known as train whizzed by The current of the buds etc Solitary silent starvation air caused by this motion lifted tho seems to have annihilated the wild hats of the commodore and his com- Â¬ unconquerable instinct Tho secret to a door seems here to panion Not another man in New York have been opened to its possible do-Â¬ could do that said the commodore mestication Its kind hearted posses Â¬ turning to his companion and Hooking sor is already inquiring round among the boys for a partner and wife for his st him proudly And you will never do it again solitary pet Some starving impris- Â¬ replied his oned bird may yet be found by the far-Â¬ with me in your wagon mer boys beneath the snow crust after friend some winter storm and allow us to Vinegar for Cosmnnalon Wine carry out this curious experiment to It happenened on a recent Commun Â¬ domesticate a hitherto deemed incorri Â¬ ion Sunday at a prominent church gibly untamable bird Ky An examination in Louisville NINE YET CRO just before tho services revealed the ONLY fact that no wine had been provided The minister was in quite a redica A iJttle Black Boys Gold MS irons the French Government ment until a lady offered to furnish the A little black boy on the Senegal Calling her servant the in- Â¬ wine telligent James she sent him after it river in Africa is the proud possessor saying that the jug containing the of a gold medal sent to him by the grape juice was in the cellar James French minister of marine and colo Â¬ As the cup was nies The boy is now 12 years old fulfilled his mission being passed around it was noticed and the act which has received this that despite the holy influence which token of recognition from the French pervaded the audience many wry government occurred when he was only 9 He lives near Bakel the chief As the communifaces were made cants passed out several of the men town far inland on the upper Sene Â¬ wondered what was the vintage of the gal and he witnessed some of the When the lady returned to her stirring scenes three years ago when wine home what was her horror to learn the Marabout Lamnme laid wa te a that James had made a mistake and large district and gave French inter- Â¬ instead of taking the wine jug had got ests in upper Senegal such a lively hold of the vinegar And some of the shaking up One day he was with his mother in men are still wondering where that their straw hut when he saw some of wine came from the Marabout soldiers set fire to some huts near by and then start to apply Parte Uocse Alntttoirs A visit to one of the horse abattoirs the torch to his own home He picked in Paris is not calculated to mike one up hs fathers breech loader and though he was not strong enough to a confirmed hippopbagist A journal Â¬ bold the weapon to his shoulder be ist visitol 0110 of the largest of these shot two of the soldiers dead and the fjaughtcs houses early one morning dear life Tho incident and saw the sort of animals that are others ran forin the official reports on tnought fi for human food in Paris is mentioned the French campaign against the Mar This- - abattoir is in tho south of Paris in the Boulevard de lHopttal not about and the boy now has a medal he many yards from the famous manufac- Â¬ to show what a plucky ture des Gobelins There were forty was horses waiting to be slaughtered A PRINTERS EXPCRfNCE They were decrepit old Invalids lame spavined diseased and fleshless old A Bide a Mates Back In a Freight hacks suffering all tho infirmities Car which afflict the equine raca When A printer well known in Atlanta a horse becomes useless for everything says Â¬ else he is taken to these abattoirs and ence the Constitution had an experi during few days which he killed unless he dies on the way is likely to the last remember Like many a Some of those in th stables were so better man he hard up in BirmingÂ¬ rickety that they could not stand up ham last week gotHe wanted to come to Atlanta and he crawled into the first The Length of the Day vacant 8to k car he saw and as it was At London England and Bremen Prussia the longest day has sixteen night rolled into one corner and went He was awakened in a little to sleop and a half hours At Stockholm Sweden it is eighteen and a half hours while by a lot of mules which were driven in on him In length At Hamburg in Germany Well I think I was he Scared and Dnntzic in Prussia the longest But I wantday has seventeen hours At St Pe Â¬ says in telliug the story tersburg Russia and Tobolsk Siberia ed to come and I though tH could the longest is nineteen hours and the pacify the mules eo they would let me shortest Ave hours At Tornea Fin- Â¬ alone 1 soon found that wouldnt They eyed me suspiciously land June 21 brings a day nearly work twenty two hours in length At then bit at mo and kicked me until I Wardburry Norway the longest day began to realize that there must be lasts from May 21 to July 22 without some change or my last days had come interruption that is to say the sun is I made up my mind to ride one ef the never set in that time aud in Spitz mules I tried one and was promptly bergen the longest day is three and a landed against the top of the car Then another and another with the half months At Philadelphia the longest day Is same result The fourth one was do-Â¬ somewhat less than fifteen hours and cile and on that mules back I rode for a day and a night It was the most in Montreal Canada it is sixteen horrible ride anybody had ever expe- Â¬ rienced and you need not wonder at IN A NUTSHELL my hair turning gray Â¬ Â¬ aa Tovj real ares Cytle Woman Theodore Child A very u says of the great explorer rious letter in which Henry M STardoy lves his views on love and the ladies generally has fallen into my hands aud I cannot refrain from transcribing pars of it for the edification of your readers The extract shows Stanley in a new light The letter is dated from Jerniyn street Ixwidor where Stanley lived be fore Ins departure for his last trip into the heart of the dark continent and it is dated August 11884 It is addressed to a poet who shall be namoles s and brings out in all its features the upright manly qualities of the great African explorer He says For the life of me I cannot sit still a moment when anything approaching to love comes on the tapU I have lived with men not women and it is the mans intense ruggodness plainness directness that I have contracted by sheer IwU and force of circumstance j women appear to me so soft so verr un- Â¬ like at least that 1 have seer tho r ide type of mankind that one soon feel when talking with them that he mu t soften his speech and drawl or affect a singular articulation lest offence be Hence taken where none was iutended men are seldom sincere to women or poets Have you ever thought of how you looked when speaking to a woman If my recollection serves mo right I have seen yon talk with such an affected softness that I cannot compare the manner of it to anything better than that of a strong man handling a baby tenderly gingerly So but my pen is carrying me away I wished to say my dear friend that I am absolutely uncomfortable when speaking to a woman tmlsss sh is such a rare one that she will let me hear some common sense The fact In their prus I cant talk to women ence I am just as much of a hypocrite as any other man and it galls me that I must act and be affected and parody myself for no earthly reason but bccaue I think with other men that to speak or act otherwise would not be appre Â¬ ciated It is such a false position that 1 do not care to put myself in it Stanley then goes on to qualify his strictures by saying that there is on lady a friend of the poet to whom he writes to whom he can speak because after the first few minutes of strange ness have gone she soon lets you know that chaflF wont da Thereforo headds please say a hearty friend wishes her daily enjoyment of her life ttsXks apes Poets and Women Seft C 1 About hlslient ana wttaered form To niglit where sslrtlt with music dwells His wrlnkb d cheek his looks of snow Oleain near the grandsons of the belles nu smiled vi forty years ago We wateli him here sad half relieve Our gase may witness while he prates Death like afootnfan touch Ills sleeve And tell him that the carriage waits Edcau rWCKTT How eraefcol and poov his taugbtcr rloswl How dulled hsVsy ocoe Hashing warm But still a Courtly yatlKia clings THE COURT HOUSE NOT- - THE FIEND IX PURSUIT Â¬ Â¬ ed aside into tlic grove of cottonwoods as much for shelter aa to prepare and eat the noonday meal There are one three five seven ten trees cov Â¬ ering a space of a quarter of an acre Here a spring bubbles up from a strata of sand and gravel and so many thousÂ¬ and animals have come here to slake their thirst that the earth is bare of grass for the space of two acres Not exactly bare but cropped off so short and trodden under foot so often that it is only a thin carpet to cover the soil The aths radiating away through the 1 It Is high noon of an August day Hot Whew but how the summer sun beats down on the great prairie shriveling withering scorching healing the blood of man and animal until it seems to boil We have turnÂ¬ for Sale IN TOWN CONSIDERING THE PRICE BY But the Finest Line of Hardware Stores Tinware Cutlery C W C HTZf ATBICK 1 EANGE is lie Best CO Tie 0 Urn Bit dry and waving grass are like the spokes of wheels Ah but water touches the spot on a day like this when one has been in the saddle since sunrise Each man of us says so by word of mouth and each horse says so in his look of relief after We have the GALE Whisky thirst has been quenched Champagne They would is the best plow made Brandy have been flung aside with a feeling of also handle the PLOWS COLLARS COLLAR PADS BRIDLES CHILLED STEEL PLOW whi h wa Buy it try it and you cant deny it We disgust miles to There are no sign boards on the prairie Turn which way you will and the horizon descends to the waving Wei are drifting on a vast in- Â¬ gross land sea a sea of earth and grass and Which is the best Sulky Plow in the market We have alreail dying flowers both grass an flowers a number of them yielding up their lives to the long weeks of dry hot weather One mav have company and comforts and he may be certain that if he holds true to the compass he will come out safely Is the best made we carry a large stock of them but yet the feeling steals over him at intervals that he is lost driven here and there by the wind and wave and We carry a large line of BACK BANDS TRACE CHAINS Big Injun Plow THE MALTA DOUBLE SHOVEL LINES current ft Â¬ and We all spring up to see one of the HAMES saddlehorses a veteran in years and everything necessary to hitch np Also full sets of experience standing with his head high in the air and pointed due west While he looks as fixedly as if his eyes had lost their power to turn his nos Â¬ trils quiver and dilate with excitement We watch him for a full minute He is the first to exhibit alarm but now one horse after another throws up his head and looks to the west Its fire bo Had it been night we should have seen the reflection Had there been a strong wind the odor would have come Â¬ to us sooner There was only a gen- Â¬ tle breeze languishing dying under the fierce sun but resurrected and giv Â¬ en a new lease of life at intervals by But now we can an unknown power see the smoke driving heavenward and shutting the bine of the west from our view now the horses show such signs that no man could mistake A great wall of flame fifty miles in length is rolling toward us fanned and driven by a breeze of its own creation but coming slowly and grandly It takes me only two or three minutes to climb to tho top of one of the trees and from my elevated position I can get a grand view of the wave of fire which is driv- Â¬ ing before it everything that lives and can move We work fast Blankets arc wet at the spring and hung up between tho to make abulwark against sparks and smoke the horses doubly secured camp equipage oiled up and covered Main Street Richmond Ky av- and before we are through we have Ten or twelve buffaloes come visitors thundering up pass the grove halt and return to its shelter crowding as close to the horses as they can and showing no fear at our presence Next come three or four antelopes their RECORD 227 bright eyes bulging out with fear and their nostrils blowing out the heavy BROTHER TO TUBA RECORD 224 1 2 WHILE IN FOAL odor with short snorts One rubs against me ank licks my hand as I rub her nose Yelp Yelp Here are a half a dozen We offer the services of TAZ00 fr h season of IjO at Silver Lreek wolves who crowd among the buffa- Â¬ County Kentucky at loes and tremble with terror and a -- WORTY DOLLARS TO INSURE A LIVING COLT 3score of serpents race over th open ground to seek the wet ditch which carries off the overflow of the spring Money clue if mare is parted with otherwise when coh is foaled Mares kept and Will take Last to come and only one mile ahead Tegularly on grass at ten cents a day grain fed if desired at reasonable rate of the wave which is licking up every- Â¬ every care to prevent accident or escapes but will not be responsible for either thing in its path is a mustang a sin Â¬ Yazoo is lay Saroll sire of Haul S 203 i and 26 more 230 performers gle animal which has somehow been separated from his herd He comes stands at 300 from the north racing to reach the ist dam Yolasdft dan of Yuba record 224 while in foal and Yazoo 22- - z by grove before the fire shall cut him off Belmest WI of Nutwood sad thirty two more in 230 list and he runs for his life With ears 2nd dam YtfUft Portia dam of Voltaire record SaSOjf and sire of lwHJMIlt laid back nose pointing and his eyes Hymen 228 trial Portion record 235 and sire of Minnesota Record 22 213 fixed on the goal his pace is that of a dam of Con thunderbolt He leaps square over Childe Harold two mile record in 5x14 in England Consuela trial 230 naught record 214 Nora Lee trial 232 in foaJ Voltigeur trial 230 by ICambriO onepilo of camp outfit and goes tea rods beyond before he can check him- Â¬ ClUef sire of Lady Thorn 2lS self Then he comes trotting back 3rd dam by Roebuck a pacer and crowds between two of our horses 4th dam by Whip a thoroughbred with a low whiuny The above pedigree i Harold Belmont Mambri- THOfl to be superbly bred There is a roar like Niagara The no Chief his sire grand sire and great grand sire are each illustrious Yolande ires smoke drives over us in a pall like midnight The air seems to be one Young Portia his dam and grand dam are illustrious matrons with a pacing thorough- Â¬ sheet of flame The wave has swept bred foundation where can you beat it ItCUook now open Address us at Silver Creek Madison county Ky up to the edge of the bare ground and Is dividing to pass us by We are in S BURNAM CO an oven The horses snort and 43- cough and plunge the wolves howl and moan as the heat and smoke be- Â¬ come intolerable Thus for five min- Â¬ utes and then relief comes The flame has passed and the smoke is driving away In their path is a cool breeze every whiff of which is a grand AT HIS- elixir In ten minutes the grove is so clear of smoke that we can see every foot of the earth again A queer sight it is It has been the haven of refuge for snakes lizards gophers prairie dogs rabbits coyotes wolves antelopes deer buffaloes horses and men en-Â¬ mity antipathy and hunger suppress -ed for the nonce that all might live A OF- that each might escape the fiend la What ails that horse Wagon HARNESS AVE HANDLE ALL IvIIVDS OK FARMING AND GARDEN IMPLEMENTS We keep on hand for inspection a num ber of Wagons and the best Road Casts that roll the pikes TIN WM A SPECALTY Call and see our goods and prices and we will suit you W C FITZPATRiCK k CO lYAZOO0 - F M POPE HAS T JIST RECEIVED MAMMOTH HARDWARE STORE LARGE SHIPMENT Â¬ pursuit For half an hour nothing moves Then the mustang flings up his head blows the last of the smoke out of his nostrils and starts off with a flourish of his heels The buffaloes go next the deer and antelope follow aad in five minutes we are left alone For fifty miles to the north west and south there is nothing but black- Â¬ ness a landscape of despair Away to the east the wall of fire is still mov- Â¬ ing on and on implacable relentless a fiend whose harvest is death and whose trail is desolation De Mot Bab tb Hces RaJiesSpaiies Shovels Mwrttocks Hows of all Kinds Tackle Iwn vlIfoweK BEST Kjs When you get a cinder or speak of dost or other offensive particle in your eye dont rub it Dont touch it Dont pull down the lid Dont put your hand near it Lei it alone This is very harl advice to follow and in niue cases out of ten you will rind yourself rubbing HIE OF C0 e STOVES IK RltlM He laughs best who has the best rea- Â¬ son for laughing Love is a species of intoxication that swells the heart instead of the head No wonder men drink when a child gets on a bust as soon as it isboru In vino Veritas doesnt aiways rome eat right Some men io dreadfully when they are drunk Diamonds have a great deal of Influ Â¬ ence where hearts are concerned So they say who speak by the card Although skeletons are dead things they sometimes stalk suddenly out of closets la the presence of strangers to the great consternation of those who own them The Biggest lamp or Gold The largest piece of gold ever taken from the jarth was discovered May 10 1872 at Hill End New South Walts on the claim of Beyer Hultman It was an irregular shaped slab four feet nine inches in length and three feet three inches in width with an average thiekness of abont three Inches It weighed eomething over 600 pounca and although not virgin pure assayed 148000 The moat remarkable part of the story is that the men who found it did not have money enough to pay their boaird bills the week before your eye before you know it But if you can refrain from touching your eye at all the action of that organ will itself cast out the offending mote in much quicker ti ne and with far leas ir- Â¬ ritation while your efforts would only hinder it and perhaps fasten the intruder so that it will stay a long time Of course if it is a particle of metal you will consult a surgeon or occulta at once but ordinary substances are best treated as above indicated Some peoÂ¬ ple say rub the other eye but this is of no use xecatlona In Fran Remember that Pope is a practical workman is his line and does not hare to employ any high priced men to make his wares he makes them himself and saves his customers at least 25 per cent Dont yon see CALL AND SEE HIM NEXT DOOR TO POST OFFICE ilSffUSTJAnON Business College 100000 The French chamber is considering a new law for entirely suppressm public executions The only specta Â¬ tors would be those designated bv the law and a few whom the authorities might invite at their discretion huii Wool Wtitid m Plumbing Mccarty Gras aad Sttaa Fitting Covington KXytHjO K0 Arnold A Bro POUJS Da OF WOOL Highest Market Price want kind b- - Store Oas p Repairing a Specialty AH ol pumps kr pt at CT WVlto Coal yard or W O v h