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,; m St. George Precinct, Washington
! County, on the 30th day of September
;( A.' D, 107-8, before R. C. Lund, Cor-
1 oner of said County, upon the bodies
i of W ? Tultlc and Jerry Sloan, there
lying1 dead, by the Jurors whose
nariies are hereto subscribed. The
said Jurors, upon their oaths do say,
that on the evening of the twenty-sixth
. day of September, A, D. 1878, the
persons above named came to their
i death l?y gun shot wounds, felonously
inflicted by persoi.s to these Jurors
' In testimony whereof the paid Ju
rors have hereunto sekt their hands the
-'day and year uforesaid.
' . Richard Bentley
. Thomas H. Gardner,
' Frank. K, Bentley.
. Rob. C. Lund, ,
i Frightful LoBslof Life and Destruction of
Property in the West Indies.
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New York, Sept. 22.-The recent
storms in the West Indies, according
V to letters received, did immense dam
age. At Port-au Prince the govern
ment works were entirely destroyed,
!" . At Jacmel ihe high sea broke up and
destroyed all small vessels at anchor
and warehouses on the shore, while
goods on the wharves were washed
away including 500,000 pounds of log
wood belonging to various owners.
On the other side of tha town the rise
in the river swept away several houses.
A hurricane also destroyed the entire
coffee and cocoa crops. Five vessels
riding at anchor were driven ashore.
At Aux Cayes in less than three hours
434 houses were destroyed; also a pow
der magazine, ihe court house and also
other public buildings. A large num
ber of persons were killed and wounded.
At Aquin 186 houses were swept
away and in Oavaillon, only four houses
remain- Many lives are reported lost.
The sea rushed over the town of St.
IiOuis, and swept nearly everything
away, burying men, women, and chil
, dren in its courset La Grande Anse
was nearly .swept out of exislance, and
at Jeremie only twenty houses remain
and several vessels were driven ashore.
At Covaii 40 houses have been demol
ished. In the country district the hur
ricane destroyed nearly every planta
tion. At Trinidad ships, steamers,
lighters and other craft were swept
ashorct . L, Herald.
"ANE'S AMANG YE TAKIN NOTES-"
Our Patrons will please excuse us this
issue for being late, na we broke our chase
while locking up first form.
In selecting mon for office, choose (hose
who will let liquor alone; for "Strong
driuk is raging : and whosoever is deceived
thereby is not wise." Prov. 20, 1.
Rev. T. C. Uiff, of Salt Lake City, Pro
siding Elder o the Methodist Episcopal
Church of Utah, addressed a large con
gregation in 1 he St. George Tabemaclo,
Monday evening, Sept. 23.
Potamaster John Pyrum informs us that
the Post Office at Bellevue, Utah, has been
By the rush of business we neglected to
state that E. T. Riding, Boot and Shoe
Maker, and H.J.Piatt, Saddle and Har
ness Maker, have moved into the old Teh
egraph and Express Office, whoro they
will bo found, ready to wait on customers.
We ore frequently aroused now-a-days'
by the cry of cmort' as W. O. Bentley is
having a commodious dwelling erected just
west of! our office. The mason work is
being done under the supervision of Wm,
H. Branch Esq., who is a master workman.
We learn by letter from Beaver of Sopt.
25, that the upper rooms in the Beaver
Co-op. Store building are all being made
into one for District Court room. The
New Safe was put in the 24th ult.
Prest, John W. Young arrived in town
on tiie evening of the 2t5th looking well
and hearty. He has since gone across the
Rev. T. C. Uiff, of Salt Lake City, and
B. H. Paddock Postmaster of Silver Ref,
stepped into our sanctum on the 24th ult,,
and took a view of our Office and is sur
roundings. They both looked hale and
Elder J. T. Wilkinson, of Leeds, gave
us a pleasant visit on the 2nd. inst. He is
juat recovering from a severe spell of
Showing the degrees of the thermome
ter in the shade, ai St. George. Highest
between 12 and 2 p. m.
Date. Highest. 6 p. m.
Sent. 20 m 78
2L 89 79
22 91 81
23 . 92 82
24 91 82
25 90 75
26 92 ' 81
27 92 73
23 90 77
29 78 70
30 78J 72
October 1 bOJ 78? I
2 9C 73?
ST. GEORGE BUSINESS DIRECTORY.
HOP Business Cards of five lines or less
(Brevier space) $5. per year, including one . l
Subscription to the Union. , '1
Surveyor and Attorney at Law.
Office iti Courthouse, St. George, U.tah
WARREN HARDY, I
Having returned from his summer-out, '
is now prepared to do all kinds of wood i , ,, ;
and iron turning, scroll and other sawing, jl
at his old stand. Terms lleasonable.
E.T. RIDING, S
BOOT & SHOE MAKER, j
l-6ui St. George, Utah.
St. George Hotel, ff ' H
Next J)oou T Post Ofp. 3 9H
JOHN PYMM, PROPRIETOR ,
AGENT FOR AND DEALER IN 8
Fish Bro's. Wagons, Timbers, Plows,
Reapers, Mowers, Extras, etc , etc.
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HOME - MM llXlE Hi!
For Sale by Thomas Hall, first house -bhb
North of the Temple, St. George,' TJtalu
JOSEPH ORTON is Manufn.ctur- : .
ing Boots and Shoes at his old staad -3Hn
adjoining his residence 2& blocks HI
west of Public Square fiSfl
(J'Repairs neatly executed CD jHflj
Brooms! Brooms!! WM
For Sale cheap for Cash, Stor'bf pay, JHBI
Grain, Flour, Factory-pay, Canaan mHH
and Winsor Orders, at 'Umon Office. IHBrI
DRUGS, MEDICINES, OH EM I- SH
GALS, AND DRUGGISTS' SUN-
DRIES. ALSO CROCKERY; d
GLASSWARE, AND TABLE
JOHNSON'S ; H
HEAD OF MAIN STREET, MB
ST. GEORGE, UTAH. SB
Also have ihe Patent Fountain Pen, - WB
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