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LEXINGTON NEWS - 4 Dec 1890


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Scott County Chronicle

Tuesday, December 4, 1890

 

LEXINGTON NEWS

By H. J. Ahlers

 

Institute here next Saturday.

 

J. G. Robertson is on the sick list.

 

Treasurer Colvin was in town last week.

 

Wm. Fortune went to Indianapolis Sunday.

 

Miss Norah Shea visited near Holman last week.

 

Mr. and Mrs. W. W. Deberry visited in Deputy last week.

 

Foss Wells, of Saluda, was in town the first of the week.

 

Mrs. Rebecca Morrison is visiting her sister at New Washington.

 

F. M. Campbell and wife spent two days of last week in Jeff.

 

Wash Blocher of Jeff was here last week on a hunting expedition.

 

Mrs. Mattie Ahlers spent Thanksgiving with her sister in Louisville.

 

Mr. and Mrs. Higgens Campbell are visiting their son Charley in Shelbyville.

 

Baptist meetings at the hall are being conducted by Revs Powell and Robbins.

 

Rev Farr of Jeff and Rev Buckels are conducting services at Pleasant Ridge this week.

 

A debating club has been organized at Nabb with Lexington orators as members.

 

Misses Ida Middleton and Laura Mace of Hanover college, spent Thanksgiving with their parents at this place.

 

Mrs. Florence Jones went to Madison Wednesday to attend the funeral of her cousin, Mrs. Kate Fisher.

 

Joel Chandler and Miss Janie Mahan were united in the holy bonds of matrimony Thursday at Jeff.

 

Several went from here Thursday to Jeff to attend the wedding of Miss Ella Bussey, formerly of this place.

 

Wm Close, the barber has brought his family to town.  They occupy part of the house owned by J Parks.

 

Miss Grace Sipe, of Chelsea, and John Sipe, of Hanover college spent the latter part of last week with their uncle.

 

A very pleasant surprise was _________ Miss Laura Mace last Friday night in honor of her 17th birthday.  Quite a number were present and all report a good time.

 

A store belonging to Martin Clapp of Nabb was burned Sunday morning about 3 o-clock.  Origin of fire unknown.  Insurance $2,500.