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The Butler Enterprise

Excerpts from July 13,1889

Issued Every Saturday

Leslie L. Barton Editor

TERMS: Sixty Cents a Year, In Advance; Published at Falmouth

The ENTERPRISE was entered May 11, 1889 at the Post Office at Falmouth, KY., as second class matter.

Plenty blackberries at 5cts a qt.

Physical Culture for Ladies

I have been somewhat surprised during my stay in Kansas City, to see how little interest is taken by the ladies in physical culture, which in the larger cities of the east forms such an important part of a girl's education nowadays. The old idea that a woman is man's inferior physically, is pretty well exploded since the proper sort of physical training has been made available for women. In point of fact, I believe the reverse is true as far as mere strength of muscle and limb is concerned. In one of my classes in Boston, I had a pupil, Miss Amie Le Castron, who, while hardly able to lift a ten pound dubm bell when she first began to practice, by constanttraining became able to handle heavier weights than most men can. In Berlin another pupil of mine, Miss Bertha Wurtmer, in a class exhibition carried off the first honors for all round athletic work, winding up by defeating seven contestants in a five mile walk. There are great possibilities for women in such a course of training. -- Professor in Kansas City Journal.

A Substitute for Coffee

The Paris correspondent of The Glasgow Mail writes of the discovery of an extraordinary nature made in the island of Reunion which threatens to make havoc in the coffee trade. It is said that a plant called the wild orange grows on the island. It produces a fruit which is green at first and afterward bluish, verging into purple as it ripens. Hitherto the product of the plant has not attracted any particular notice in a commercial sense, but it is recently been tested and found to possess qualities which will render it an admirable substitute for coffee, the use of which will place within the reach of those who hitherto have not been well able to afford the high prices which in many places are asked for good coffee a beverage which will be in every way the equal of the latter. The government of the colony is said to have the matter in hand, and about 24,000 acres in the highest portion of the island are now under cultivation for the growth of the "wild oranges".

Our Butler Drug Store puts up some of the best summer drinks agoing. We claim to be a judge of small things, and the Enterprise pronounces their milk-shakes and soda water excellent. They are kept very busy this hot weather.

Bottled Electricity, the only catarrh and headache cure. It cures catarrh, headache, neuralgia, hay fever, failing eyesight - all aches and pains. Call on or address G. W. Scott, Butler, Ky.

School Directory.

Trustees - James A. Holmes, Chairman; Job C. Kidwell, H. H. Hall.

Teachers (Last year) - Prof. W. T. Voires, Principal; Miss Jennie Galbreath, Intermediate; Miss Etta Galbreath, Primary.

Our County Officials

Jno. H. Barker, Judge; R.W. Holland, Attorney; J.D. Logan, Sheriff; Chas. Lee and Dan Fositt, deputy sheriff; J.U. Riggle, Treasurer; E.F. Bradford, Snpt. of Pub. Schools; W.C. Holt, Clerk.; Jas K. Wandelohr, Circuit Clerk; Jas. M. Adams, Jailer; R.M. Anderson, Coroner; ------ Assessor; Albert Colbert, Surveyor; Dr. Roberts, Com. of Poor; Geo. F. Henry, Physician; Wm. Ballinger, Poor House Keeper. Geo. R. Rule, Master Commissioner.

Magistrates Courts -- Magistrates' Courts are held in March, June, September and December.

County Court meets first Monday in each month.

HELP WANTED - Liberal contracts will be made with responsible persons in every county in the State to introduce Ridpath's New Revised and Enlarged United States History. For full particulars, address the Jones Brothers Publishing Co., Cincinnati, O.

Lodges

MASONIC - Bostwick Lodge, No. 568, holds regular meetings on Wednesday right on or before every full moon. Job Kidwell, Master.

ENTERPRISE LODGE, I.O.O.F., No. 223, meets every Friday night. D.A. Fossitt, N.G.; A. Ring, V. G.; Chauncy Forward, Secretary.

BUTLER LOAN AND BUILDING ASSOCIATION meets every Monday night of each week. Chas. Ellis, President; H.H. Hall, Secretary; B.B. Henseley, W.F. Gosney, Chauncey Forward, James Holmes, J.A. Faris. Fourth and semi-annual dividend to be declared June 6.

CHURCH AND SUNDAY SCHOOL -- BUTLER

First Sunday -- Rev. Robertson, of the Methodist church, pastor. Preaching on Sunday at 11 a.m. and 7 p.m. Prayer meeting every Wednesday night, Sunday School every Sunday at 3 p.m.

Second Sunday -- Rev. Burgess, of the Baptist Church, pastor. Preaching on Saturday night, previous at 7 p.m., and on Sunday at 11 a.m. and 7 p.m. Prayer meeting every Friday night. Sunday school every Sunday, 10 a.m.

Third Sudnay -- Rev. South, of the Christian church, pastor. Preaching on Saturday night previous at 7 p.m. and on Sunday at 10 a.m. and 7 p.m. Prayer meeting every Thursday night. Sunday School every Sunday at 10 a.m.

Fourth Sunday -- Same as third.

Fifth Sunday -- Rev. Father God__ of the Catholic church.

POLICE JUDGE -- J.J. Yelton.
TOWN ATTORNEY and CLERK -- Jas. E. Ellis.
MARSHALL -- Jas. Doyle.
COLLECTOR -- Wm. Randall.
TRUSTEES -- Chauncey Forward, Robt. Yelton, Silas Becket, Wm. H. Harding.
CIVIL COURTS, Regular Term -- THird Saturday in February, May, August, and November.
MAGISTRATES COURTS -- Will L. Bonar, and B.B. Hensly, Magistrates; John F. Henderson, Constable.
Will L. Bonar's Court on the 3d Thursdays, and B.B. Henseley's on the 4th Thursdays in March, June, September and Decemter.

Butler Ly--- meets every Monday night. The following are the officers:
E.E. Barton, President
W.D. Tandy, 1st Vice President
Jas. Yelton, 2nd Vice President
Jennie Galbreath, Secretary
Edith Taylor, Treasurer
E.E. Barton, Prosecuting Atty.
James Yelton, Marshal
W.T. Voiers, Supreme Judge
Gary Rardin, W.R. Yelton, Associate Judge
W.D. Tandy, Editor

'Twas a mistake about Dr. Clark being removed from the Pension Board.

 

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