T H E T I C K E T
D A I L Y
Vol. 4, No. 107 - COVINGTON, KY.,
MONDAY, DECEMBER 31, 1877 -
Whole No. 1054
Throughout Pendleton it has been a dull
Christmas. Inciting causes: mud and hard times.
The new engine house is built, a two story
frame, with the second story for a Police Court
room and Town Hall. An inexpensive structure,
the framework having been let at $340.
The Masonic brethren had a good time Wednesday
night. The Orion Lodge, 222, installed their
officers, had addresses by Judge Ireland and the
Rev. Mr. Taylor, closing with a dance
The Murphys are at Boston. Now will be seen the
conflict between the irresistible force and the
immovable body, which the latter be Boston, or
supposed so, whatever the former may prove to
Since Kidwell’s admission to bail there remains
but two prisoners in the county jail, Ben Berlew,
for cutting Burlingame at Boston and John
Donnell, alias Jimmy Williams, for the murder
of Martin Brand.
Falmouth voted on the 28th on the
question of authorizing the town to raise by
taxation, municipal credit or otherwise,
$10,000, to build its two miles of pike towards
Claysville. Carried by an overwhelming majority.
C. Y. Dyas, Esq., was cut in the left shoulder,
at Cook’s bar-room, on the night of the 24th.
Wound not serious. The boys surmised that Mr. D.
had been taking notes of some illegal drinks,
with the intention of making trouble before the
town authorities. Barney Cook and Andrew Kiser
were held in bail to answer for the offense at
Vol. 3, No. 133 - NEW SERIES
COVINGTON, KY., MONDAY, JULY 30, 1877 Whole No.
A citizen of this town combines in his name the
surnames of two presidents of the Kentucky
Central. It is Pendleton Keith, formerly a
marshal of this town.
The superintendent of Public Instruction, Mr.
Henderson, has failed to furnish the county
boards with questions for the examination of
teachers. The reverend gentleman is said to be
at the watering places and probably lecturing on
his favorite topic, “The Girls of the Period”.
Mt. Harding, Principal of the Independent High
School, has already engaged about seventy
pupils. Rather a formidable array for the
“Academy” to contend against.
There is great interest taken in the turnpike
question (already published in The Ticket) and
the election, which takes place Tuesday the 31st
inst., will likely be a victory for the
Jake Simon will take an early opportunity to
define the issues. Jake will surely be a
candidate for County Judge and if he will make
as vigorous a judge as he has an attorney, it
would not be an unwise selection. Other
candidates I will mention in a gentle manner as
the canvas progresses, for politicos and
candidates are nice summer subjects for an
already heated reader to dwell