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OHEG02ST, MlSSOUm, FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 20; 1880.
For additional local ww. ee
Mw. Henry Nies is reoovuriag from
her dangerous illness.
George Collor, the engineer of Col-
lor's mill at Corning, U onlj twelve
Dr -.Thatcher has bought the dwel
ling of li;Orcn in this city. Price
paid, oatthiouand dollars. Cheap.
Wm. S. Thatcher, father of Dr.J,
T.Thatcher, was visiting his soij in
this" city last week.
Elder O. H. P. Jlanna wi preach
at the Baptist church iu Furs.t City
next Sunday forenoon.
Rev. Mr. McKinlay will be absent
from the county the fourth. Sabbath in
Miss Stanton, daughter of Eliza
Wh Cady Stanton, will lrjetflrp in this
cityjsoaie time in the near future, time
not 'definitely fixed.
-iThit. E- church miU soriety. will
TjeVcliTartke rraid,ence, of James Linv
4rd, this (Friday) cvertfug, .
Rev. Mr.-Millor went up to Craig
on Tuesday to assist Iter. Brown in
conducting a scries of meetings at that
place. i -.
- ?ATl memlvers of Oregon Encnipp-
ment, 1. 0.. O.K., are requested to naect
jt Odd-Fellows hall In this city thl
Uncle John Proud and wife'jle
hrated their roldea wedding, at tbeir
'home near Union school house, ou
Wednesday evenlse. Particulars next
'yrfamVd. al the residence of the
groom's fatbor, two miles southeast of
"New Point, by Rev. George Miller, on
Thursday, February 12th, 18f Mr.
John S. Meyer to Miw Harriet Wag.
iner.all of Holt county.
Elder Waito Is holding a protraeted
meeting at Fairview school house, in
which much interest is manifested.
There have so far been six additions to
the church. The meetings will bo eon
trpord Indefinitely. Preaching every
- We ar glad to announce that Hon.
Bryant 0Qowan,whoe dangerous illness
we noted last week. Is -very much bet
ter and is now considers ontnf danger,
nis disease was malarial blood poison
ing, affecting the brain, for three
ays he was delirious. His escape has
been n narrow one
Unto the present time the fruit
crop in this section in uninjured, .asd
there iii every prospiu't of a large yield.
Peaches are in good condition, and on
lew we have a "blizzard" carrying the
thermometer down to twaiity degrees
below zero, this month or next, we
may lmik, fVir.au abundance uf fruit-next
The cattle market in Holt county
will open up in abvul ten days from
this time. Thus far very few have been
vbipped. It is eatirU&ted that about
fifteen .thousand are bcinj fed in the
couaty. Buyer are now paying from
S 1-2 In 4 l-4ccnts a pound, but wheth
er thoe.prices will continue is a ques
tion each seller must decidp.forjiimself.
The Sentinel, will every, werk furnish
the very latest quotations of the market
in Chicago, .St. Iouis, Kansas City, St.
Joseph and forest Cijy. By watching
these, feeders will be able to form a
prelty corrrct judgment of .bp ri
time to m11. -. . '
Last fall a freight car at Forest
City wa robbed of -several boxes of gro
ceries belonging to' the merchants at
that place. Suspicion fell on Henry
Robinson, a laborinc man- who lives
fhere with his family, and, a search
warrant having been obtained, his
premises were searched and the goods
found concealed there Robinson at
once left for unknown part, but camo
Jiaek a few days ago, andf having been
Jndictrd by the late jpand jury. Sheriff
Frame-' went down last Wednesday
night and took him into custody. He
is now in jail. He claims to have'
(ought the goods from a brakeman,
but is unable to give hi name or auy
description f him. He is in a bad fix.'
It M interesting to watch the vari
ous iefeauges made iu our exchanges,
caused by the unprecedented vise in the
price of printing paper. Some of them
have increased their subscription rates ;
Mhers have reduced (Jwir size; a few
Jiave resorted to the. nio of a very inferi
or quality of paper; am many of the
big city papers have quit fesuing sup
plements. The paper manufacturers
met in ChiJtgo last week and added
another hsR.jcent per poimdto the
price of p:Cer. Tlje, paper on which
the Sentjkf.L is now printed costs us
fvithin a fraion of twice much as
the same quality of Qf0T cost us five
months go, and -the indications are
that the rise will still continue. The
'bo.im" which 4 as helped all other
branches of business set-ras destined to
p ay smash with the newspapers.
Dr. Gqalin Jjaving noticed the Sex
nEL'5 request for reliable informa
tion in regard to the wheat crop, has
lately taken particular pains, in his pro
fes.sioual journeying, to examine ifito
the matter; and. on .Tuesday hft rportr
ed to us as follows: He says he has grav
eled all over Southern- Hfljt, ffom a Jine
running north of New Pointlo tifc jilis
souri river, and that througfeaut at
territory the wheat looks uplmdld, in
faet there has not been a better pros
pect in any Fe.brnanr lor ten yara.
Hrilled wlveat is Una than tftat
sown bro.-ulcEst, ocd wheat (a tha wfr
tum is rather better than that on ttyt
uplands. Is vcry case wbra tha
whesjt choitred the slightest sign of in
jury be found, upon inquiry. bat it ?p as
either Bowed yery late or i) a slovenly
or careless manner. Jls desires ns to
state emphatically that th reports that
the wheat has been appreciably injured
Bee vrer flying on the JUh jnst.
The next meeting of the Coterie
Club will be held, un the 27th. inst.
Rev. Mr. Miller will preaph at New
Point next Sabhitfh TOornlng ftd cve'
At) jnterestjpg communication ot(
Bee CuHnro is crowduil out uf th'w
sue, but wjli appear in our next.
Tanxvulantcd at the foot of fruit
tfes is sail to be a complete prutcctiui)
against borers. Bijil other msecu,
Joseph Aacelmeut. proprietor of
the Anceinumt'a mill. Who has recently
bepn dngeruusly 1,1 paeumoma,
is slowly getting bpttep,
The winter mouths will be. ended
in leattlup ten days amup to lht time
there has not been enough snow in this
section to afford anybooy a sleigh ride.
W learn that a-wjding -In high
Hfe.wili'aliort'y agitate the social cir
cles tif Oroxuu and Forest City. (Juaw
' i The average fomieraturejfor Jan
nary, IBrtO, was Stf.gS. The highest
was,66 njtd thO lowest 14 . Theuor
maj,mprature is ?3.7.
'Get readv for tjie Phantom party
to be given at Collins liaison the eve
ning of the 23d. An admission fee of fifty
cents will be charged each persoa
The least variation In the baromet
ter for. some years occurred on Ahe, ljjtli
lust, at this: 'place. After, correcting
for temperature the olevation nt 1 A. m.
was 28.871 Ins.; at 2 r. M aud 9 l-M.,
2$ 870 ins.; vanatioH 0.001.
LcvfOnjn lianng sold his property
in this cityjto Dr. Thatcher, it. will not
be occupied by Mr; Dobyus. who, in
stead, has rcuted the Markland proper
ty, on the southeast corner of the pub
lie square. Mr. Morrison, who now oc
cupies it,will,we undenitasd, quit house
keeping. Nearly ill bur neighboring exchang
es are ghisning ovpr the prospective
carcity of (pe in. their respective locali
ties next summer. Fortunately nearly
everybody in Oregon took the' Sekti
nkl's advicn nml filled their ice-houses
during th" fiw colli jnap. Coaseipieiit
ly the npprnach of the torrid seasou
does not dismay us.
C. C.Aiken,' havingfound the prac
tice of the'law unpnifitalile at Corning
and Craig, atbtittl of which places he
located within the past few months, has
Gn ally hung ont his shinglo at Mound
City. Should he conclude to make
nnotl er change soon, we suggest, that
Bluff City is jnst suffering for a law
yer. A Springfield. Ohio, paper publicise
a list of marriageable voting Indiux In
ihat town, and describes each as '-kind.''
'chapiuiBC,? . ftnitlr-'- Well-read,"
or "very rBfined,' bnt neglects' U give
thuir experience at spanking babii.
baking bread or pulling on a square
patch in the seat of an old pair of pan
taloons. Thf latest remedy far ll'fg pl)lera
is a lxx of concetitratod lye dissolved iu'
a barrel of water and the water given
to ths hovfs to ijrink. It ixhiglly rec-
nnmcR(e4 bv a correspondent of the
"Kansas Pahnivr. X'4 it is vprr simple
and inexpensive It. might be wull for
some of our farmers to try it and re
port the result to the Srvrispi,.
- The United Statu O.Mcial Postal
Guide giva tjio following good ad
Vine that ijome people should consider:
'Avoid, m much as possible, chf;ip en
velopes, maile o thin paper, especially
when more than one sheet of pajer, or
any other artlcbj than papr, Lj aju-Ios-f
d. Bng oftNn hudlod, am) in the
smal) bags sijbjpct to pressure, such en
velopes not uqfrnqueiltly xpllt men, of
ten giving cniue of complaint against
officials who are entirely innocent iu
Sae the papers. Old newspapers
are ueful in many ways. Under par
pets they savp wear and keep the floor
warmer by cwmiig cracks Orcr tjg
edge of each step, under stair carpets,
they nra almost indipchiblet and
serve bettelr purposa tfcau 'clumsy car
pet pads. A uewspnper fo'ije.4 across
thechetand buttoned undpr tfaa jut
J5rfHent3 nrtcts tha Iu82 in a
long, ffM "WsnapflFii a'
equal to chamois skiu for rubbing win
dows after they are washed and wiped,
Zinc under stoves is better polished by
rubb)ng with dry papers than by
washinc. Damnened dsiht is nim1 to
rub up n.nd brighten the kitchen stovcf
Shortlv after th Htnru of V II
Williams at Forest Citv was robled Jf
a Jot of revolvers, a month or so ago,
Sheriff Frame received information that
a man had been arrested at Red Oak,
Iowa, who had a lot of new revolvers!""'.!' 11 ln""nl lru lv ra,n
in his possession. The Sheriff jtniuf;
diately went op there, bpt fpupd, on ex
amination, that the re7()vprs were uof.
those stolen from Williams, lie took a
description of them, boivj;ypr and
shortly titer his return frome he receiv
ed a letter frjnj P. M, Paschall of (Jra
ham, statipg tiat his store had also
VQcj) rHbpejl of several revolver a few
days before. He enclosed a descrip
tion of Jjieni and the Sheriff at once
wrotp hjpi that the man at Red Oak had
Jjis gooda. 'J'hereapon, I'achajl went
up there, identified Jjbj pr)p.crfy, and
capture thf tpfpt , who pad peep placed
in jail on a chartre of carrying con
cealed weappps He at once took his
prisoner to Marrvjjje, grfft)g there
about two o'clock tha afternoon,
The grand juh was in session, and he
was promptly jgdlrted and taken into
court, where hj3 plead, guilty, and bo-
fore five o'ejoeje received a sentence of
fiv years in t.be pauityntiary. Jhus if
1 be seen that while Sheriff Ffaniji
failed to find the pian who t4ne Wil
liams's goods, he got informal ian which
led to the arrest and conviction of an
other thief; wo that
Efum nvll after all.
h "evenetl up"
Pofpsir- Hill will deliver a lecture
in Whig Valley this (Friday) evening.
JJon't be in $ hurry to get a linen
duster. The wiqter isn't qvor yet.
The ropeqt sunshine and balmy
weather haye paused, thp bnds to swell
and the grass to grow in sheltered pla
ce. It Is said a ladies foot-ball club
has been establisheinIaryville. Any
ono who has seen a f aryville lady's
foot will be sorry for the foot-ball.
WThe St. Joseph Herald of Jast Sat
urday aaid: "Shariff Frame of Holt
county, was in thedtyyesterday. He
is , one of the Jal officers in the ucst,
and-nver ihiciiiix duty."
A shor.timo ago Nick Stock went
over to fitanberry and bought a lot
for which he paid seventy-five dollaro,
Last wnek" he .received a letter fwim , a
party there offering him ono hundred
dollars for iU Ho declined, to toll.
The St.. -Joseph -papum are howling
now.Theysay acaploadof printing pa
per delivered in St. Joseph costs nearly
nine hundred dollars more now than it
did on the..first day of September, and.
the more subscribers they; have" Ihomnre
money they lose. It m pretty rough,
that's u fact.
.i . . .
Bninswlcklans have a now immi
gration dodge. They ariwt niwvers, put
thcinin the lpose aniiell l'1'?1 9$$
they have to stop, and rent )i.nd.
They talk of buying "out- th fern-roaq
and then rtduse to letjipniigranti frdis
the river. They hTo Iried stalling '.the
movnrsiiogs, bqt that, don't .writ.
Nothing hk. 'onfcfpii'eyT. ' 7
An exebarige verj' pertinently says;
"A lady .writes" an indignant note Ida,
contemporary, in which, wih true Artis
tic innocence, she expresses a belief
thai' editors -never go to heav'en. AVe
thought that eye.q country people knew
that journalists nevor went "anywhere.
They don't gt a chanoo. They just 'air
up nights thinking how to do good.until
the. tops of their heads wear holes
through their hair." (
Save your rags! Printing papwr
has advanced nearly ono hundred per
cent, it) 'he last three or four months,
and ninny pPrs have rj.!(Q theirsub-
acriptinn price In cunspqiipnee? It has
been snggejiteit that t tfi pOBMlation ot
the country wou'fi save tbeip rag and
sell thym, the "boom" in jjaper stwk
would stop. Therefore wu say, save
yonr rags, vtm1 M) D3Ke nving
apd we don't want to raup pneus Ui do
Two fellows named U A. Thomas
and John Defiraff, who hail from Ia'd-
na, Illinolsi have been playing the fol
lowing game iu thu towns along the
southnrj) arderof loAtad AsUteyjaay.,
m:ii;u tBc'r appcarancq in ilojt couuty
at axy time we think it well to "pass
then aronud" in advance. 'Vhy come
to town to organize a circulating libra
ry. They secure subscribers for lllty-
four "volunies," by standard authors..
The receipt fnitu subscription njv,
$27.iW. The volumes are "Lakeside
Librairies" that j)robably cost five cents
apiece or a total of $3.70. They then
- By the Litest postal derlsioii.buainess.
men can actually make money by get
ting their bills and statements printed.
Statements of account and biljs made
out on paper tliat U priitoi at the had
can be sent through the njsjls for one
cent, if the envelope U Jjift )in,,aled;
whereas if-nade out 00 unprintcd pa
per thoy wilj cot tliruo cunts each.
Thus hy lilifnlnr tno printer two
cerU.van be saved on every mil or
statement that is sent .through the
mails. All kinds of printing of this
kind done at the Skntinkl office in the
best manner and at the lowest prices.
A farmer frieud the ther day gave
us a piinti of information about ascer
taining tlio ago of a hqrse after it has
passed tlB,nn.tf yar, which was tjuite
nw to us. and "will PP. wu. are very
sure, to' most of our readers. It is this :
Aftr fhP lprs w nine years old a
wnnkbi comes In fh"? pyM Ht the up-
iw.t-iHicnir uf tint lmviir 1M ? and ererv
yeajr Jhoreaftcr he has one well-defined i
.wrinklu for caeh year of bis age over
nine. If, for iiutance.a horse has thruo
.wrinkles, he Is twelve; If four, thirteen.
dd the number of wrinkles, to nine
nd you will always gut at it So says
gentleman, am) he iscoufidtjqt.it will
iters are ti;c ijw$t topqta iron tne
wheat crqp i AtchisonAndrcw and Noil-av,-u:i)untic.
Tim Rock Port Journal
says'cli.'Oivjjigp fjifj vfrry dry weather
tqe wmter wheat has suffered .-cry ma
W mproveini conimion oiinecrnp,-'
And the Savannah Democrat saysc "Wo
have been informed by a numwr of far
mers tliat thu fall wheat, especially that
own late, is badly injured. Some
think that if wo haw mild weather du
rinir the snrinjr It may bo saved." Aud
Ik. XI tiM-i'il?.. I)t,ifiti.it cm-it Vrtll !
whi'at doeg nqt jook a; fyiirablo as Jt
might. TJjitre will be a large acreage
Tljc goqscrljoneM cf Keqtucky are
jiibihiutqyvr the fiillillmei;t of their
wcathvr pnmhecics tlus far this wjutur.
fhey clelin fjmt it i infallj.qje and hat
it nevr ajukes a niitake in its predic
tions. They take the breast tyne of a
last spring's goose none qtjjer will do,
for the gift of prophesy js on y given
to the goose for one year; this must be
dlvid4 jnto three parts jjihch represent
the tlree divisions qf winter. The bouc
j; translucent, but has cjqudy blots,
"f lififis are the indicators For the pres
ent juason the darkesjt Idots are at the
end ami indicate that winter wilj make
its greatest efforts In fts death struggle,
and after the middle of February .we
will get the colder t wvfthvr of the wa-.di.
If you want to liie, ata.rt your fire
with, coal oil ; but if yon, want to -dye,
call on Eiler.
The Christian church mite society
will meet this (Friday) evenin at the
residence of S. J. Her&hbcrgcr,
Captain Lucas is getting ready to
do a his cattle business at Forest City
this spring. Feeders will o, pll to
consult him before selling.
The young folks' prayer pleating
will meet at the M. E. church in this
city, every Saturday evening in fhis
Wo are requested to state that thf
Holt County Bank at Mound City will
be pponcd. for general business on u,e.V
RcYtSphf U Blanchard will preaph
in the Melodist church id this city
next Sabbath looming and eveningly
request of Rcyj Jsaae Chivington, the
Herajsa hiqt far- house-kecpenf
A. French chepiist asserts 'that'll tea
b ground like coffee, immediately be
fore hot water is poured upon k, it
exhilarating qualities yl be doubled;
rsThu Mijl Crpol school, near town,
Uimhl by It. E. Keyt,'wil ulose pa the
lUth of Mnrch, 1 Jlr. Keyt js anjxcel-
lcnt teauhcr aud has giveq entire antis-
. . . - ....
taction to tne pan oils iq tli scnooi.
A..very plvasaut parly give at
the residcnca Of . Maniuel L'iLstur, near
Oregon, a "few jflghts ago. Ab'qitt for-lv-fivc.
persons .were present, .ami all
'eiijoyod th'erasulve: hugely.
-i-Johg T, Hoblitzell reads twire pa-
pera and .kcepH better posted on' cverj
thiwgthat'is transpiring in the world
than any ohcr man i Oregon, except
one whom modesty prevents us from
t ro most'acpeptahle w'cddihg p'es
ent you can make to anewly wediled
couple in Holt county ir. a year's sub
scription to the Sstin'kl " Sa well
regulated iraliy can get along without
tha Skntinkl. ,-.. , -
... Married, at the residence of Hon.T.
H Parrish in this citv, by' Rev. Isaac
Chivington, on Thursday, February
12th, J880, Mr, G, W. 'r!pnq ' Ifcs
Augastu' Libby, both of Whig Valley in
this county. V '
' 'Elder W. T. Maupin will preach
In'tjie "Christian church next, Sunday
morning and pruning. Subjic't in the
nioriiiug: "The Day of -Work;'1 in
the evening, "Baptisn of the Holy
-rWill onr correspondents at Craig,
Kigelow, Mound City and Coming
please keep us posted during the next
two months in regard to thn prices being
paiijjat t(c I'lajtfs Jor, wUle3;
the numbnr and Veight of cattle ship
ped each week.
Hon, Johq if, fijenn of Mound City
dropped in upon us last Tuesday. He
.says that luo report curreutm this part
of tho county that scarlet fever is de
vastating Mouul City is Jncorrecl,
though diplheria and mtriUef are jirer
Correspondenfa of the Sentinkl
who expect their communications pub-
lislutd must accompany them with the
names of the authors not for publica
tion, but as gijaraqty of good faith.
Wo have ropoate:3' given notice to this
effect r.ud yet there- are some writers
who pay no attention to it. If two of
these do not find what they expect in
the Skntinei. this wsk tbfy will now
know tlio reason why.
The St. Louis Republican of last
Friday has tho following noticp af. the"
head of its editorial cojqmns: ."Now
that there are signs of a coining ava
lanche of communications about candi
dates' fuj; office this fall, and notices of
club and otjjef political ninetings, it
is proper to say wo haye adopted a rle
that Mich, if accepted, arc U) !P paid
for at the time of publication, It ought
nqt ;3tq.cxpecteil thatunrKpacealia-1 be
given tq gratuitous booting of the
claims of olllmi seekers by thmnse'ves
or friends in advance of regular nom
inations. This method of electioneer'
ingtjtob cheap; and in lew ofthe
party, services the Republican conjfant-
iy performs anil the confjjlmljqijj it
makes to promote party success, we
cannot afford to do it." Tiis js sen.
sibls. The Scntinkj, long ngoadopt
ed .such a rule anil during the coming
campaign it will be rigidly adhered to.
We give this timely notice, in advance,
in order that n parties intcrcstwi may
uuden'taiHj bjU communications, .an
noiiiicQiucqts, etc., iu tlio interest of
'undidateK,in;vii!is to the holding if ihu
eonyeiitions, iwust be paid for hflfqre
.On last Friday, Sheriff Frainn u'ent
up to iligelow and arrested three men,
named Brown, McClintnck and Moore,
who aro charged with being members
of a band of counterfeiters wko have
beea plying their vocation for several
mouths In Ho't, Nodaway and Andrcw
counties. They were taken to St.
Joseph, anil thfjicc li Kajisas City,
where they will have a hearing. Brown
is a fnr.oer living five miles east of Big7
elow, where he ownf eighty acres of
land. He-has lived there eight or nine
years. He never bore a very high
character among his neighbors,
though lie .was never before arrested.
He has a wife and facveral children..
McClinlock is a young man who has
been raised in that locality, and has al
ways sliod well. A few mouths ago
he married Brown's daughter and it is
thought thvt his father-in.-! aw got him
into ifia present trouble. Mooro is a
stranger who has ben Jh.vre about two
mouths, staying at pvn-'s. He i? bo
iieved to be the .wort one .of W Jo..,
The matter is notyqt ended and further
interesting developments my be cx;
A.- II. Jamisou, attorney, Mound
City, came down to tho bub ou legal
business on Wrduesday.
Captain Rnecker rejoices over th,
advent of a new boy baby, born last
T. C. Dungau has several hundred
dollars which he is authorized, to loan
on three or five years' time, secured by
real estate in Holt county. Apply im
mediately. The Immigraiion Society wHl meet
at the Press ofiice on Tuesday night,-
the 24th inst, for the purpose of up
pointing two dolegatcs to the St. lonis
convention to be held in April next.
' Ed. Dtlaney is going over to Stan
berry next week to work at his? trade,
caqicntcring, and will probably stay
there all summer. His family will re
main iu Oregon.
Mrs. Curry and Miss India John
sun hftY.f'rmI a copartnership in tVe
ljailllnnry businewanddiave leased. lot
adjoining' the postomce on the east,
upon which they will build a house to
be used, by them as a millinery store.
On Wninos4ay, Deputy-Sheriff
John O'Fallon arrested lirad. Baskiris,
who, is charged -wth ,having- jtolen a
horse on Tuesday night from Dr. Wil
son of Forest Cit3 llu is now in jail.
Lie will. have a hearing to-day (Friday)
before 'Squire Soper.
Rev. Isaac Chivington Is in St.
Joseph, assisting Rev. Isaac S.Hall 'in
holdln'2 a scritis of meetings In that city.
llu expects to retnrn on'Saturday and
will coiuiucnce a sorlus oi lueeiings at
Triumph school house on Saturday
Onr -good friend, W. II. Patterson
of Whig Valley, was one of the welcome
callers at -the Sentinel sanctum on
Tuesday. He informs us that the new
depot will probably be:located within a
quarter of a mi'o of his residence We
try not to euvy any inai,but we do
wish wr owned his farm.
Considerable sickness now prevails,
in and around Oregon. Mrs," Cottou,
one-aml-a-half miles north of town, is
very siek James A. Keevcs is down
with the fever: not daugnVui. Mrs.,
Oliver, relict of .James Oliver, is seri
oHsl; ill with pulmonary affection. She
is at present living with the family'of
W.lL Richards. A "rcat manyothers
arc cnmplaininrr, hut uio not sick1
enough to go to bed.
All the. counties of this State along
the.western bonjer are now receiving
accessions oi immigrants from Kansas.
TheV arc composed of mwn whq wore
deluded by the big storiea of Kansas
.Iu.-jj , .t
iiimiu(.-iiinins i4 nnu ncut litany .
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few vcars airo with thn exneclation of
speedjly a,uiriug fortunes. Having
beenjitaryedput bv.the failure, of. their
croj)s, caused by drouth or grasshop
pers, they are nw makjng their way
back. east. Three of those men heads.:
of families were In Oregon ouTuexdny,
tryjng to reut pjrms.
i - tti" nMimniitiiollr Vtir n rT i
km In business-or one attempting to
hi business-who doubts whether jt
pays to advertiso, and thinks that 8120
a yi'rfr for a columu in the Sentinel is
a terrible price. To all- such we com
mend the following figures : The Chi
cago Tribune, for a f ojuiuu a year, re
ceives SaC.000. The Now York Her
ald receiVfiSj for its lowest price col
umu $89,723, and for its highest, $24S
WX). The New York daily Tribune,
for its lowest, iltjH, and for its high
est, f?5,fi28, and these papers are never
at loss for an advertUement to fill their
columns. I heir patmnagi' comes, uot
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throtili a desire to nsnistthe respect-
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lve papers, iiiii. iium uuuicas uicu u
inl it profitable to advertistf.
Almost cverybiMly in northwest Mis
souri ias heard, or read more or less du
ring the past two, years in regard to the
troubles in tljo .southern branch ofthe
rrn.tjytunan cnuri-h in M. .Josepn. wilh uni.vwfiiv ad forcibly entering
Tho origin of it was a quarrel between j alul iing mid detaining certain real
Israel Landis, a member of the church, j prnj,(.r,y si,uMu jn tl,L. western part of
audDr Campbell, the pastor. Onoiw.(S vUv Ant to niaku tIl0 lnattlP
occasion, during tho closing exercises m0RJ intripntB thc dwelling entered and
of a prayer meeting. Mr. Landis aro-e , ,irI u ie vr,n,cny of hcr own hus
and publicly ijenouneed Dr. Campbell J ,)aaii but ,t tj; ti,coccnnied bvn ten-
ns n Hai--aud infamous MTouudrel. For!,nt. Tho court has appointed A. II.
uomg tms, tne pastor ajm emcrs oi
Iho cluirth immcdiatch-hclij a tueetinjr
and cxcqifjmuijicateJ liim ; Ijut, in their '
not limit?, tipsy neiecteit to comply
with all the requirement prescribed by '
the church discipline in such cases -
wherrupoq Iandis sued them for $2i,-1
000 damages. The case was, tried last
ucek iu the circuit court of Buchanan
county, .and created intense excitement.
Some of (be ablest legal talent iu thu
State was employed, and the trial oun
sumvd five days. Ou Monday the case,
was given tq the jury and, after in abr
sence of mx Injurs, f hey returned a ver
dic qf $5,000 for the plaintiff. The de
fendants say they will appeal the case
to fly: sunrcniq court.
The Jlarke ts.
Chicago Fairly active. M .60 to $5.20.
St. Louis A "shade off. $4.25 "to
Kansas Citv Steady. S4.60 to 85.00.
St. Joseph Quiet. it.f.O to St.OO.
Forojt City Ready for business.
Foret City Slow. $3.(X) to $3 40.
Chicago Unruled. No. 2 Spring,
St. Ixniis Doelming. $1.27 to $1.29.
Kansas City tpseitled. $1.15 to
St. Joseph cak. K5c to 95c.
Forest CUv Fall wheat No. 2, 95c;
Spring No.'2", 90c; No. 3, 6o
Chicago DujJ 8fic to ,17(;.
St. Louis Slow. 33.c to 3io.
Kansas City -Steady. 28? io
St. Joseph In good demand. 23c
""'"t CiM. 5c to -.Mi-,
("hicago Firmer. $ 1.15 to $t.5.
St.'LouU- Higher. $i'J2h 'to $4.40.
KausasCitv-Sjcady. 'S.)to$4 10.
St. Joseph Active. $3.T5 to .?;1.05.
Davis, the hardware man, has cm
plo3cd a new tinner, a Mr. Battcrton
from St. Joseph.
ElderJGardner wasSin the citj jml lec
turedjatthe. Christian . chnrd Monday
Mis-r Rose Bicrgers has begiip, quite
extensive improvements upoti her
dwelling andtbusiuess house
(icorge Carpenter is putting an ad
ditional apartment to his furniture ,es
tahlishment A brother of Thomas Hiattv who re
cently came from the west, is lying
quite .ill at the Hiatt House. -
SuUcef- George hail a funny experi
ence in the tooth pulling business the
other.Uny. He knows all about getting
ready for the dentist, don't he, boys?
Street Commissioner Mct'utehon,
who Jias been co.nGneil to his bed. sone
time with rheumatism, is out agaih.rap
idly convalescing, . . -
The Valentine pariy Friday Vvening
at the RigdoniUouse was a. very pleas
ant affair; abundance of fun, music aud
A. H. Jamison, attorney . at lawi of.
this place, has been commissioned,: -No
tary Public. He iutcup. .filling' bond."
ami qualifying for business at once.
A J?20 Wll p)t away from Jnd Span
cer on 6turlla.in x war that, so far,ho
hpr ho one else seems ' 'under
stand. . -'
Quite a number of thn village children
an? still struggling with the measles
Few. cofcs still of dip'heria. The Jatter
disease seems to assail its victims with
jntcusc malighancy an attack being
almost the same as dcath,-
The afp of the Holt CpnntrBauk has
arriyeti ami cash deposits iMiganto offer
at once, which the cashlur rcceived-and
placed to the credit of depositors-. - It.
required six huge bullocks to haul the
vnfoifrOiu Bigelow to Mound City.
White veils and blushes. Wm. Jar
vis read also the hints iu the Hkksinel
ns to how a sensible man ouabt to con
duct affairs upon puptial occasions and
went straightway and selected a verv
pretty Kentucky tyiljp, Miss Hickman,
called in Elder Wetzel pg Sunday and
indue form of -law, with ceremonial
rite, Miss Hickman became the wife of
S'Bank Directors met Saturday, and
am-ingthe important business matters
io uts iiiscuFsca.'.aiiu scmea wils me
question as to .tho rules and regulations
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" e hayo not as yet
MK rportenar. prpbosm against
.''"3 "iiowuorouio. Kive-us me resun. oi
puuiu jjntrus me iciuit oi
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t till, illfllv4lfill. Illif will In. nfili. tit trivi.
. t - rj
it next week.
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1 u"l "'Ivu:a4."i, ee"-j
wne, a lime son oi vv m. linuitn, living
eight miles northwest of us. The lad
was hiit four years old and bad been
sick iut D'u laya .witliscariet fcver,ter-minaling-
fatally Sntunlay woniing.
Woitl ha) just rcachetl the city -that a
r " TT
j morning, J m grevmu: event follow-
mg so suititenlr the death of 'a son,
makes it a si:rioii)y bitter cup ior the
stricken family. Schuyler Barrett, a
boy about thirteen died Thursday eve
ning, after a week's struggle with dip
thena. Tho family aro temporarily
her for the winter, liaving'arrangcd to
go upon ii farm in- the comity in the
spriug. They formerly resided in Iowa.
Mr. lease's child died Sunday at
their home in the northeast part of the
citv. 1 Iih funeral was preached at the
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'Squire (Jnrk has upon his docket
I rather a novel law suit, to be heard and
determined to-day (Monday). The
plaintiff is the greiit and powerful Com
monwealth, the State of Missouri, while
the defendant is an old decrepid woman,
nearly old iwough to je the grand
mother of the State. She is cliarm-d
jaft4j to ,lcfpmL F,Nls
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nappy are me nays tnrougn our lives
well spnt, and full of joy are . thosie
honrs of happiness. Tho mind is
freighteil with these sweet remnnbran-
ces and readity are told thu blessings
of manhood and wom.vhood. The
aged dwell ppon tbife tre.isured mo
ments of noble existence with a deep
satisfaction suit an abiding contentment.
Such am the conclusions of all the
childr) of Mr. and Mrs. James B. Don-
avan, who assembled at their residence
on the 29th of January to celebrate thc
54th birth-ib.y of the wife of Mr. Don
avan. The day was giveq to general
enjoyment, and all yielded to thc in
fluence of joy nnrcstraiucd. At 12
o'clock refreshments of the finest prep
aration were placed upon a tabln, and
the delicate and dainty himgerings of
all wefi; satisfied.
About 4 o'clock they began to squan
der, family by family. Many presents
were given. Shu following we. noticed :
A set of gohli ts, J B Donavan ; preshrve
dish, C J Lash; dress pattern, LJ Iash;
shawl, .1 W IJonavan; suit of under
wear, Mr? Maggiu Hersbncr, and Mrs
Knte Donavan; j;t of sauce dishes, Mr
II L Hershn.cr; glass fruit stand, Mrs S
A Mjljer; set of tea spoons, MrJ Kun
kle; 1ulter dish, L A Kuukfo; linen ta
pie cji.ilh, Mr J M Donavan ; glass tea
set. Miss E A I)qnavan ; glas dish, col
lar and cuffs. Miss II E Donavan; pre
serve iliyh, Miss M E Donavan; Jelly
dish. Miss L M Donayan : rjiche, Miss
EJ Lash; silk tie, Georgia Donavan;
rurbc, Ida Jfonavan; pair of linen cttffa.
Misr E E Lash'; salt stand. Eddin Itsh;
spoon hol'lcr, Nellie Lal. T.
" Two. of Pjtirforncr merchants, fMes
srs. Thomas and Orr, gave as a cll
Monday. Their -visits may be likened
unto "sunny days in winter."
Cant. Canon is considerablv""undcr
the weather" at present. Nothing ser
iou. How many valentines did you get?
Post Masters are glad St.JValentlne's
day conies but once a year.
Mrs. Mary Wilson of Mound City is
Visiting Mrs. Dick HoweP.
Miss Clara. Wilkinson, is teaching be
low town. Was employed to 611 a va-
incy:. . .
i ncre wcro .twq parties aijr. ivn
son's", last week.
It is said, that MWorth makes the
man." .As we, cannot have Worth
Irijh ns wejiate," a disciple- of. WortFJ,:
who has opened a tailor shop. im-'Mike-Thol's
-shoe $npj.. i
Capt. Ijicas's office ia completed. and i
Is occupied by him.
. Several OregonltoS were through-!
Foreist, riding, Sunday.
MonE AOM. -
A Defense of Bennett.
Ehitoe Sentinel : As von have
once.or twice published extracta from j
the rather one-sided" attack -oni'D. M .1
Bennett, Editor of tho "Truth'!Scekcr"
ofNhWlprk City, an Infidel npypa-
per, now going the rounds, it. is fair to
allow a word for the other side. As the
Truth Seeker is, next after the old In
vestigator, the leading one of that vast
uuniI)erof Infidel, Liberal, Ui
Sbiritual. etc.. ete..newsD.inrH inililisli.
cd'in our country, his case has made a
great nole in the world.- But how it
should reflect on Infidelity anr more
than tl;e misdoincrs of a clenrvman re-
ficcts oniis cct,J cannot see Bcnl
nett w sentenced to hard labor in tho
Penitentiary, made a slave snbjecttolis the- cbTttraWoi-.. Size 10 x ?2. John
the lash and torture used in tiicAlbany J Callow I? aLso boiling nprth'jjf us.
ppison, deprived of Ijooks andlpapersf Mr. Gardner t Oregon favored tljs
except the Bible and such few tracts amr vicinity Tvith- a" lecture, last Monday
the wardpq may allow him, and occas-j nighty Subject , "Hoa: to avoid hard
ional access to the prison library, under 'times." As a lecturer; he succeeds
direction of the prison Chaplain. For equally as well as he 'does ?n the pnl
what? For sending a copy of a small i pit.;. Come again, say all.
pamphlet which any gentleman ay The roads in this section are ii ex
read aloud withperfect propriety In his ! cellcnt condition; fmroveweer,;31r.'An
fainily It is ahegea. that it favors1 ree 1 draw Qxer,. ' Jgteat crfelt for
love, in denounolng the bondage of the ' this.
present marjtal relation npon unwilling! The ;all;Xl t"eighborhobj ia
voTco-fcllows. YetihoverrTeople.who xhL MyCfa.oivai8sciB&rW.
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(..wwuiud irmjk win eii anuiDuyrrod is weiiafawjaa?;
Swift, Bteel. Stern,:
There are whole
tho foregoing of most unenUv;,jifiila-
n?nn lili,ilTirkVa . . fl I
, -gHiraecasiBe ami
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Iisgrace. to lttwaire. Yet.a citizen is
aritvtrtl ant lintiml ri, li.t-.? 1-1...- '.i
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eu ior ins ta oar fftje-rvgabllc. forfeful-
jljg a pamphlet, treatinr eravelv the
subject of the marri;tge relation in its cf-
fecta on the social system.underoneof a
large .code of Unite States Statutes
which some of ns in Oregon violate
every" day unwittingly, and which if en
forced for every violation, would nend
half the people of tho Union tpjhu pen
itentiary (half at least of those who re
ceive or send newspapers by mail)
statutes iu direct violation of the consti
tution of the United States.
Glorious Republic! Grand people are
wel Scarcely have we bunched the cra
dle robbfng, woman whipping, slave
oligarchy that flourished for eighty-years
under our starry bauner.erewe astound
tho despotisms of tho world by a code
of statutes- depriving men of freedom of
speech or press, and of their natural
inalienable rights to produce, and sell
ticir produce or make contracts, etc..
cie., uniicr wiiicu our supreme court
decides the intention of" an a.cuscdt-.in
not be considered.
Bpt to come to Bennett and bricflv
tfjose. IJemiett "captured, solely be
cause of Ins liberal opinions aud pub-
iicattpus. Immediately two late coadju
tor one Buiidy ami one Abbott
nike up some letter-) ot very linpni-
tl.ciitchann-ter HTitten by Bennett to
notorious woman aud publish them.
thus seeking to destroy Bennett more
effectually, by preventing a pnnlon.
Bad as Bennett's letters may be, moral
and M)t-ial treason is worse. Bennett
was tymstetj .under what are called tlu
Conistock laws, because one Anthony
Comstqck is the one person hired at an
enormous salary to enforce them ami
webclp pay this salan' under our free
Government! Free Government! Sir
If it be a truth that no government i
free whnre the mot huniblo citizen can
lis maltreated with impumty,what shall
it be called where the government itself,
nsing all tho power of its pqrse ami
sword, thus imposes upon the rights oi
ono citizen. I contend that nmoug no
intt-Jligvpt petqile iu this world, when
the absolute power is in the hands of
ojie man. dare sucl a state of things
exist. 1 he knife or bullet of the pa
triotic assassin would end the monster'.
life who would dare undertake the ex
penment of such infamous legislation,
These things aro done here beeau.su no
one is resouMble. The bad statute i
made and the senseless dumb god, Exe
cution, rolls along in his car, crushing
all in its way like Juggernaut the spies,
etc., his priests alone being intereteiT
to have the destruction as large as pos
sible. ' V
Note nv the Ei'iTOR: It is hanlh
necessary tq iay we do not endorse thc
views set forth ahoye. But tho Sf.nti
f.i. is a tribune which allows every ou.
x hearing who wishes to express In
opinions in an impersonal and unoft'en
sive manner. Hence we give place to
the above, and, should any quo think i:
worth while to reply t it, he or shi
sfiall also bavu a hearing.
Vhy pay $3.00 per ilnzgq for Gresg
Raspirorrv plants when you can get
them of .). N. Mcnifcu for. 75c; otier
tlnng in proportion.
Smollett and others. . ThAikS Cottier's on TiSridav . nirfit.
: pases of the works of . It was weir.Sittended.'1 "S
Preaching nextCSunday at Woods
school house by. Elder. Kee ve? at 11 A'.n
Eveiytbing in and arougp) tlns beau
tiful little neighborhood is astir.
Health reasonably good Mr. Wood.
Is voiy Iw and hopes of his recovery
are not?at all flattering. "
There will be a. grand shooting match.
on next"Satnrday,aistf on the farm of '
llobertTatterson, for turkeys' and pea
fowls. Everybody is invited.
The refreshing shower we had was.
very beneffciaj to. the wheat crop which
has been somewhat injured' in this
neighobrhoodfby (irywesther; but if
nothing happens it from tbia on w may
Iookffor an average crop.
" Mrs. Robert Patterson was yesterday
summoned' to the home of her chiW
hood in Nodaway county to' pay the last
tribute of respect to a kindjand affec
tipnate fatherwho has been for some
months confined teA&frvom- wjth eoa
sumption. Mr. Ixitiis-Pojrnter'"and,family will bo
off for '.Colorado as .soon as, spring
opens. Several others are talking of
ftng, among wnom arc wvi nevorrs,
-1133 iloiila wcvorrs, aiua Aine uus su
and GeorS:e Devoirs. We wish them
- " tt" . jurney, crowned with
the.nch?dcssIngsiiof good health and
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lots of fun.
The yonnghloods "ofSthis neighbor
hood assembled at Judge Poyntcr's res
idence last Saturday and"Thad a grand
shooting match for turkev.sv in wiich
n-,tjan Jame-ssPattetsonVarried fft-o;HJ.-ii-,
publwh-1 e" VaHel'Mn-'ue"CH1il', m'arfoman of
1 ,he aa-v' "l'1? ioW' J-raes Pynter
. ' aiMI OB unl"wve nad change
fnioa School IHstrirt.
James Curtis, Jr7, ts bulldirig a fine
residence on, hisg,fann. Mr. Davidson
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Mr. David Bncher of Indiaba is vis-,
iting his pacta in " Jhls rcctioij
Our -school is doing well. Daily at
tendance aliout forty. It willc'ose
abgut four weeks from this time.' F.
'"Swindles on Farmers.
Our exchanges are filled with ac
cuuntB of swindles pe'rp.etra'tedjpn fy
mcrsin the neighboring countics.bytraT
eling sharpew, and the farmers of Holt
comity had better be on tfie lookrop Up
them, as there is no tuning where, tha
rascals Will uext make their appearance.
uK new swindle has recently been
practiced cxteusively in De Kalb and
Gentry counties. Two men are en'
gaged in it. The first comes into a
neighborhood ostensibly as a. patent
medicine man, or something -of that
kind, but he docs not geek tp push jsiIj;?
very-briskly. He does make the ac
quaintanuu of the farmers, however,
ami takes a decided interest in farm
work, making many suggestions abou
machinery and improvement. Among
other things he suggests a new gate on
a plan which ho explains and which is
quite convimeu. .The unsuspecting
granges makes the gate and puts it up,
and the advance agent-'s work is done.
In a few weeks No. 2 comca.alotig.
He i.s the owner of ."that patent gate."
His right has been infringed, and he pro-
posesto bring a suit to protect hi pat
ent at once. He plays his game skillfully
and tho farmer is generally glad to com
promise for from ten to thirty dollars.
'The Coming, Iowa, Gazette nays:
The man ' who sells packages of cloth
and takes notes therefor, is operating
in Adams county. Hi cloth may be
good and his packages ail right for
aught wc know, but if you am' caught
on a $90 note, pay it likeja niau and
on't squeal. The. package same U
an old uiie aud buyers are- usually bad
Quite a. number of papers also speak
of a couple of swindler who are taking
orders in MLv-ouri for GodoT's Maga
zine and the Weekly Suu. gkfcg fram
ed chromos aud visiting cartis as prem
iums. There is no such Magazine but
the intention doubtless is to convey te
impression that the Lady's Book is
meant. The chromns and cards are de
livered but tho paper and periodical
Bluff City School.
St nding of pupils fur mouth ending
February la, 18S0.
s- - e. s
Attains Win 9 .4 Adams Oliver 9a M
AdamsIEmmaOo ?JS Adams John 94 Nt
Cn'i'usiTFlor.il00 90 Crbnsr Mary 100 Ml
Cnuscr F 97 84 Crouser RorJe 97 95
Gulp Nettie 75 71 Dooley Juli 100 90
Doolev Mary 83 83 Hahn David 9-H l
Hahn'Bud 98 90 Hahn Ella 81 81
Harrison Wm 79 89 Harrison A. 100 9 1
Harrison C 100 9.". Hupp Wm 74 82
Hupp Jas 88 80 Hupp Anna 100 i
Hupp Nettie 97 81 Hunter Mary' 100 SJ
Hunter Jim 100 85Mnnson Lib 100 83.
Munson Dan 98 88 Simons' Fraak 97 78
jchlotzhauerJ 100 83 Yawyan Wm C) 67
Jennie A. Gauhnek. Teacher. '
Paid for all kinds of old iron, brass,
ind copper, at my foundry.
rr J. A. DEMUTU,
Forest City, Mo.
Oa-tlii & C.. have established a Iol-
lar couuter, wluro ji.u cat) )jrchasc a
l-jr of boots or shoes for' Siwi"dplUr iq-
Call and v:tmltK
.niiiwi:re, i--fA'soc;ai praver- MmariW ncia at
f . t .