JT Wilson Two Terms
Goinir Abroad to Find a Sheriff I'rnnntml Imnrovcruent of the . stiver Front Steady Growth of tba City. 1 - rspeeial to tha Courtor-JonrnaLI Courtor-JonrnaLI Courtor-JonrnaLI Owxksbobo, Dee. 17. For several ysars It bas been, next to impossible for Daviess countv to secure tbe services of any tnaa as Sheriff. If one was obtained he would not stic. Col. Holmes was appointed a year ago and accepted tbe place. At tbe August election be was defeated, tbe question of prohibition being nut altogether discon nected therewith. Capt, W. 3. Stone, ex warden of tbe penitentiary; was elected, bat there was some hesitancy about making the necessary bond, and an arrangement bas been made witn J. T. Wilson, of Graves county, wbo bas served for two terms as Sheriff of that county, and wbo will remove to Daviess, and Janua ry 1 become practically the bbertff of tbis county. It is a cumplitueut to Mr. Wilson and to Graves euuntr, but not altogether so to tbe wealthy and important - county of Daviesa. Sheriff coma blub, but we must have team, even thoag-b thoag-b thoag-b we Ueeoius resur rectionists and rob tbe graves lo get tbem. Coi. H. fc. lieaier is ia Washington in tbe interest of a proposed improvement of tbe -water -water t rout of Oweusboro by tbe Government, Government, and reports fair prospects of succeas. Tbe Farmers' and Traders' Bank of Owensboro baa increased its capital stock to f 10O.UOO, and ibis is a fair iudex to tbe growiug prosperity of tbe town and its surround surround lug territory. Tbe increase in value of taxable property, as shown by tbe Assessor's Assessor's boots for tbe year, is $?0O,0tX).