History of Union County, Kentucky; A Complete Account of the Settlement, Organization, and Government of the County, Together with Facts and Figures ... Industries, Agriculture, Coal, Railroads,

This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1886 edition. Excerpt: ...eleemosynary or religious purposes. The license for selling liquor was first fixed at $50 for places where it was sold by the drink, and $25) for merchant's license, which entitles one to sell by the quart. The present license is $150 for saloons, and $75 for merchants. The Council at the time of the passage of the ordinances, consisted of D. H. Hughes, 1. A. Spalding, M. R. Waller, Cromwell Adair and John M. Waggener. The only change since then has been that Thomas Young now has I. A. Spalding's place. _ The only amendment of importance that has ever been made to the ordinances was one against hogs running at large. This ordinance called forth two lengthy and rigorous petitions, and is not now enforced. In 1879 Mr. Waggener was elected Clerk and Treasurer, and has held those offices since. Judge John S. Geiger is Police Judge, Chester Leroy Long is Town Attorney, and Wm. Hanger has been Marshal since the death of the lamented Har lan Taylor. The town of.lorganfield has always been conservative. Property has always sold high, nnd improvement in business methods has been slow in making itself felt. Theconsequence has been that the commercial part of the town is in a dilapidated condition, and makes a poor show to the traveling public. The little old buildings around the public square are a striking contrast to the imposing Court House. However, in the dwelling house part of the town the residences are all beautiful and commodious, and surrounded by delightful grounds. The capital of the county was placed upon very rough ground, and is, as one has said, " scattered around amongst the hollows," but this may be the reason of its great healthfulness. It has been often said that the White Sulphur Spring neighborhood would have been...


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