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The Nicholasville Democrat

Friday, September 30, 1898


Mr. Hunt McMurtry and family, of Garrard, visited his parents.

Thomas Pollard has treated himself to a nice new buggy.

Hawks are a great nuisance on the farm of J.W. Baxter; four
have been killed in the last two or three weeks,
one measured 4 feet 7 inches from tip to tip.

Wm. English has sold his house, lot and grocery store to A.J. Hill and son.
Mr. English has rented a farm from Flouroy Stafford in the Mt. Lebanon neighborhood.

Wm. Duncan, Jr., has returned home from North Dakota on account of the illness of his mother.


Mrs. Carrie Elliot, of Frankfort, is visiting the family of Mr. and Mrs. John Rogers.

Mr. and Mrs. John Corman, of Lexington, were the guests of
the family of Mr. A. J. Corman this week.

Mrs. Elbert Welch is visiting Mr. and Mrs. James Haydon, of Lexington.

Mr. and Mrs. Gus Diamond of Lexington spent a few days this week
with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. George Diamond.

Born -- To the wife of Mr. Silas Adams, a fine daughter.


Mrs. J. W. Ferrell, who spent two weeks with her mother, Mrs. McInery,
returned to her home in Lamont, Mo., last Friday.

Miss Lulu West, of Union Mills, is visiting friends in our village.


Born, Saturday, to the wife of Mr. John H. Raine of Atlanta, Ga.,
a son, George Bohon Raine. - Harrodsburg Sayings.

Sam'l M. Duncan has sold about fifty copies of Col. Bennett H. Young's History of Jessamine County. The book is a fine one for the price and too cheap at $1 to borrow.

Col. Evan S. Reese, of the People’s Tobacco Warehouse, Louisville, was here to attend our Centennial and liked it so well that he remained over the week with his friend. Billy Sandusky, to get acquainted with the growers. The Peoples’ is an independent house, and no growers should fear to trust this house with their shipments. This is no a paid ad. The house is represented in Jessamine county by the popular Billy Sandusky, which means that every grower in Jessamine will be fully protected.

Over in Danville the same condition of affairs exist as does in Clark. The county has bought the pikes and the question of voting bonds to pay for them will be voted on there as well as here in November. A part of the pikes bought by the county lies in the town of Danville and Hustonville, and there as here, there is a controversy as to whether the city or county shall keep them up. To such a p--- has this controversy gone that the voters of the city threaten to defeat the bond issue if the city has to keep up these portions. - Winchester Democrat.

Work has begun on Lock No. 8, above Hickman on the Kentucky river. The work of dredging is progressing nicely and 50 hands are now employed on the works. Already, four houses to be used as dwellings have been erected. The entire work is in charge of T.A. Sheridan, of New York, who, with his family, are stopping at Hotel Nicholas. E.C. Stull is one of the bosses of carpenter work. The getting on of stone will begin next spring and the brick used in constructing will be shipped by boat from Louisville.