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Thursday 2 eniagAog. 28, 79.
ST. L. K. C.& N. R. R.
TIMS TiBLB HO. 40.
Row In Effect.
i St. trsaswiiwr. leaTss a. m.
Wo. Si, Pasasoirar llrrlrw ?:Kt p. m.
fs. SI, Passenger ,,...lrsrp 7:M s. m.
"ae. as, Psassngsr arrives S:&6 p. m,
ALL THAWS DAILY.
. W" Oloss aennaetlna Is marie si t.ftlnrtnn
fnnetlM with aU tralna to tod from tit. Lou I a
tad KaaeM Oitr.
f. A. Doth, Aitvat.
Mr. A. C. Klnralrt has agreed to net
our agent for the Dkmocrat. t Mill
vllle, and In that viciultv. Any person
itralrlng to get the paper will be ac
romraiMbitoU by seeing lilin.
, Halt rQUESKNDKKRYU
A splendid line of Boys' and Youth'
Clothing, at Wsasntf A Fowler'. 7-0if
Again I lay come to the Fort.
Oo to Fanitis A Son's liar food bar
gain! Id tbelr line.
Bulla $10 worth'flS, at Wasrox A
Chbw Jackson's beat Hweet Navy
Tobacco. . v8n8-Iy.
For tlie beat Bargains In Groceries,
go to Fabris t SoN'a Store. 13-tf
Juat think of It I A full ault at Was
aoN 4 Fowlib's, for $. 7-tMi.
Produce bought and aold at QUES
EXBEURV8. The latent styles oi Ladles' and Mlsaea
8hoea, t Wasoi ft Fowlbb's. 1-9-tl.
Ben Conrow, who la triad to see ev
erybody, la at Ql'ESEXRERUY'8.
A splendid line of kid gloves Just
received at Wasson ft Fowler's.
Car load Fish Uro. sclf-illlng Thim
tile Wagons lust received at
B. J. MENEFEE.
Wamoji ft Fowlvr'i Button Shoes
re worth a trip to see them, tor you
can't leave without buying- a pair.
Waon ft FowLKR'a $12 Sulla are
limply elegant. 7.ef.
The very latent stylea and beat brand
of Ladle' and Miase' Shoe at prlcei to
ault the time, at Waon 4 Fowlrr's.
One down Improved Cane Mill Just
received at B. J. JIKNEFEE'3.
In Clothing, Wasson ft Fowlkr are
pn pared to ault every one desiring a
new ault, from the little mnn. to the
ljf man who dnns hi No. ttt. 7-u.tf
Notice to Teachers.
I will hold an examination In Rich
Jwmd. the 4lli Saturday In every mouth.
Ceacher ninut not ask fur examinations
t other time. TIIOH. M. DKACY.
X'My- ' ' County Scliuo! Com.
The Crlcbralcil Ijciin?
lon Flour Tor unlc at
Wnrimifr Sc. Co.'s.
The Ileat Mock. '.
The tet stock of Huts ever rtlaplnyed
In the llirlimnml iniirxct, at Wasioii &
Lad let Dreaa Uouda.
A large Invoice of ladlei Drew Good
of the most fascinating style juat opened
at Wasson ft Fowler'.
WAaoN ft Fowlkr arr now re elvlujr
and offering for sale the largest and
liet selected itock of Hoys' and Mem'
i U8a Tea at 25 cent per pounil at
FARRM ft SUN.
Cow Htbatfd. A large red cow
atrayed, Jut about ready to calve, itray
d from my pasture In Richmond. Any
person driving her back to me, will be
Ontta Perch Paint.
If you want to give your bouse a new
oatofpalnt,goto Hoaby ft Son'a and
get the QutU 1'ercha. which Is already
Sptlnj Wagoa Far Hale.
A number one heavy Spring Wagon,
tillable for farm use, for ale at a bar
vain. Ckll at the Livery Stable of
20-W WH1TMER ft CO.
(iJOO croior,u"' I" Texai, title
V7V7 Klllirar,toc J, tor exchange
for land In Missouri, or fl rat-class nock
XI low price.
MuCriSTION. QUIRK ft CO.
lon Farris would inform the citizens
f Richmond and vicinity, that h la
prepared to furnished Ice Cream In
any quantity to Private Family Parties.
flc-Nlc'i and Festival'. In ordering
9 or mora gallons, a reduction In prices
will be made.
. l.eave order If large qualities It wint
M, i dayi before needed.
XoUcs la Iwreljj-1 irtn that tli oo-partner-s
hip iMrtiorar rxlsilna btlwrra lha under-sj-nd,
nDlftrthflrni nuns of
BURTON ft HANNAH,
al llanllo, lisy Conaty, Ulaaouri, was fejtu
llr UuaolTwl onlh. I7lh day of July, !H7.
I'arlia awlaf tke Orm will plcta. eanM for
ward and sent with either of Um iisrtntrs, a
ws drain Co navs our matlsrs Milled without
l'ly. B. W.BUBToN,
MI ' JAMB HANNAH.
Fob Rood IU'ttkr Call on Cant. J.
T. Quirk, tit the I.lvery Stable, lust
vet of tills olllee.
A MAX OF A TllOUHAXn.
. Whrndath wsa hotirlv Knotrd, sll rtmt
di.s hsviua rail.. I, and Dr. li. Jiua a
C.riia.nliiiS wiihlh msujr ltrlta oroalrutta,
t atiil.aullr ina a wtYpirntluii wbirh au
r.l 111. ualv rl.ll.l al MHSUkiT'OM. II la child
la iinu fa IliN miuntrr. titt i-rtj .1 iba lha haal
r hrallh. lie Uu irurd In lb. world lhl
vi.7.puas ran rn ixiaiiiVHljr and Mrmaiintly
I'.urad- 1 le lloottir li'iw iv-a 4111a rawit !
frw, with t'lll pirliriil4ia. .liuwitia thai ar-j
ry tr rati Iw tti. oa 11 plivaiclau suj Brapara '
hi' own inailialiir, 011I) aaKiuf thai rmcU i- i
luil lwrosiMa .Uiupa li, py xp,'Mra. 1'hia .
tirh tiit rum ltl.UIwral, itauava SI Ilia
aiMiuaih, aim will I ri sk up a rn-u c .1 J sa ;
ii.mr. A t.lrr.. Crtldllk t U., ;
Jt')y Umm ai.f 1'lllla., usiiiiiig lliia paptr. !
Tiie nrvocRiT I "booming" In evcty
neighborhood In the county.
nartoa Iff Ilia riour for anient
FARRIS ft SON.
The school nt Lexington, all opca
next week. .
Richmond ha the material for the
organization of a good ''Owl Club."
The sweet potntoe crop I reported
good In thi aecllon.
For ftnruber Oae Flour go to
FARRIS ft SON.
The grape crop In this part ol the
State Is good.
Cspt. John T. Qulrk,ittll lias that but
ter on hand.
Tbe lection down about the R. ft I,.
Junction, had a good little ram on
The Sulpher Springs near Mlllvllle,
are attracting eonalderable attention
All correipondcnce Intended for rnit
paper, ihould reach us by Wednesday
morning, to Insure a prompt Insertion.
It li unl.-.Wfiil to sell coal oil that will
Ignite at leas than 150 degrees of heat.
Merchant lound selling an inferior ar
ticle are liable to be arreited and lined.
Water melons are not so plentiful In
town thl week. The price dropped
down and the boys quit bringing them
No use of going oil to School The
Richmond Collere offer educational
advantages unsurpassed In thl part of
Mr. Menefee Is shoving the work on
his store house with rapidity, and will
soon have the walls complctedXlf the
weather Is favorable.
Postmaster In the county will con lor
a favor by notifying us or all papers not
taken out of the post office. In a reason
Our correspondents Irom different
point, reapoiid slowly of lute. The
hot weather baa overcome meet o'
John Morris, our popular constable,
is lull ol business of late. He and a
small black dog are almost Inseperable
More attention should be paid to
raising heep In this part of th coun
try. They won't interfere witn your
Prof. T. M. Deary, was In the city.on
Saturday making examination of
teachers. The school seasod Is ap
proaching, and teachers are getting
If you want to die of starvation, ad
vertise on a fence. If you desire to live
and get rich, advertise In a respectable
iiew.pH.r that haa a good circulation
among people who buy your goods.
The Dorlon Mil la arc among the
best In the county, and manufacture a
superior brand ot Floor, every tack ol
which I guaranteed to give aatUfucllou.
Call for It at FA 1! I! IS ft SON.
Richmond College open Sept. 15,
1879. Parents who want to vnl their
children to a flrat-cluss School, should
now be making arrangements for
The St. Joe 7,t.vi7 any the RlYh
mond Sliver Cornet Bund Is made up of
amateur iierformvra They are juat the
kind of amnteora that can knock the
socks off any baud In St. Joseph.
- Hoy, do you know tiiat It I unlaw
ful to kill, or attempt to kill, any kind
ol n singing bird. The first thing oine
of you know vou villi get In Jail for
shooting at dove and other birds.
Farmer are buiy plowing lor wheat
now where the ground Is not too drv
and hard, and wu have heard of a few
men sowing wheat, but it la too soon
The rock on main srreet ought to lie
beat up Into MeAdam. or covered with,
sand. As they are, the street are too
rough lor the comfortable use of
Mule buyers are riding over the
country now buying up all the best
mules. They will soon trlp the coun
try of really Orst-clasa mule ir they
Farmera In this section should care
folly house all their corn thl year.
Don't waste It beeauae you haye uch a
big crop. It will keep, and next year
we might make a failure. A big crib
lull of old corn Is a good thing to full
back on when cropi are ihoi t.
Several men are Indebted to Ihli
office hose name are not now ou the
subscription books. A man who will
dodge this kind of a debt would cheat
hi grand mother if he got the oppor
tunlty. Walk up and settle your little
amounts like men.
Mr. Isa c Duval, an old and esteemed
eltiien of the county, hurt himself one
night recently. He got up to get a
drink of water and In returning to the
bed made a uiUtcp a:ia tell on the floor,
hnrtlng one of his hip. He was much
better at last accounts.
One morning last week lightning
struck the bouse or Milton Switzer, up
In the edge of Caldwell county, and
entirely destroyed It with all Its oon
tents. The family were from home
visiting relations down In Ray, at the
time. Nothing of the furniture or out
lit Id the house was sayed .
We had the pleasure of visiting the
family of Capt. Ethan Allen, of the
Lexington Intelligencer, last Sunday,
and spent a very pleasant day, Lexlng.
ton Is a nice, pleasant city, hut that
"Ferry Boat" takes too much of a
man's wealth for ui to make many
An exchanges advises It rcaderi
never to bet on another man's game,
which Is all very good, but ll ought also
to advise Its readers never to bet at all.
That Is tha best way, never- to loose
anything. Money made by games of
chance, or rathor by chance risks, never
docs the perron who gets It any good.
It goei about as easy as it comes.
Lexington merchants are doing what
they can to get trade from this side of
the river, and we laarn are meeting
with some degree ol success. They
give a man free ferriage If lie trades to
the amount of $5 In any of the stores.
The merchants on this tide of the river
don't seem to be tak lug any Heps to
keep till trade.
The new drug itore law I now In
force and no druggist ha a right to sell
whUkynrany other pirltou liquor
In any quantity less than a gallon with
out prescription ol a regular physi
cian amhorixe the sain. How would
It do lor I lie doctor to hsve some pre
rrlpiioiis print, d. It would save lots
Sure enough, the Hughe store house.
Jnt aero the street from thl odlee,
now occupied by Darneal ft Co., I to
lye completely remodeled, a loon n the
work can be commenced. It ll the
purpose ot the Messrs. Hughe to sink
the cellar deeper, and to let the floor
down to a level with the (treet. They
also contemplate making two atore
houea Instead of one, by utilising the
further portion of the building now but
little need, except the part used by Dr.
Rice for an offlce. When the house la
completed It will make a number one
tore room for dry good, and another
for a drug or a grocery More.
What do parents expect their boy to
learn when they allow them to roam
the streets at pleasure botli day and
night f Oo down to the depot In the
evening when the southern bound pas
senger train passes, and you will get an
idea about what they are learning. It
I something that I not down In the
Sunday school book. Parents who
will not govern and control their
children, ought to have a guardian ap
pointed to do the work for them.
In the statement we made of the pre
liminary examination of Dr. Kcyc last
week. We said that he was committed
to jail wlthont bail, the Justice not
considering It a bailable case. In thl
we were wrong, as the Justices before
whom the examination was made, were
not called upon to pas upon that ques
tion . Tho countel for the defendant
made noappllcntlon lor ball. We make
this correction because we wish to make
no statement that will In any way preju
dice the case of defendant. We desire
to manufacture no public sentiment one
way or the other.
The premium offered for the best
band by the Columbia Fair, I a fraud
for the reason that the Fair company
require the successful band to play dur
ing the fair, without further compensa
tion. No oral-class band can afford to
contend for a premium that they have
to cam before they get It.
Stainbd Glass. Mr. E. M. Sliep-
here, from Camden, was In to see u on
Saturday, ne I selling a paper to
make Imitation of stained glass at a
cost of leas than one-third the genuine
article, yet It has the same effect. In
fact, it Is better In many respects, aa It
will not admit the sunlight. Mr. Shep
herd proposes to canvass this section.
The coal mine at thlr place are
gradually increasing their forces, while
the striking miners are going to other
polnta to secure work. The tfughe
mine orTors work to all who will con
tract to dig coal until July 1st. 1880, at
4 cents per bushel The contract system
I being adopted by mine operators all
over the country, as being the only safe
preventative ol strikes.
It makes a person feel tail to hear a
crying bnliy, suffering probably from
some slight pain, which could be easily
relieved by the use of Dr. Bull' Baby
Syrup, which Is for Rule at all Jrug
It cost less than 8 cents a week to
take the Richmond Dkmocrat, yet we
frequently meet men who any they arc
too poor to take the paper, yet they wll
Ireely spend from 25 to 50 cent for brer
cvcrytlme they come to town. The
beer la of no vuluo to there whatever.
while the paper Is a valuable edurutnr
In every tunilly. especially where there
are children. We would like for some
men who sec this, to make practical
application of Ihe facts to themselves.
Mexican Vktkrans. Mers. Jesse
Morln and W. P. Chiles, will please oo
eept our thank for an Invitation to
attend a meeting of the veteran ol Ihe
Mexican War, to be held on tha Fair
Grounds at Platte City, during the
County Fair, Wednesday Sept. 10. 1870.
Business of great Importance to the
veterans Is to be trnruacti-d at that
time. Oen. A. W. Doniphan, of this
place, has agreed to be present and will
address the meeting.
A communication Irom Mlllvllle was
received this week signed "A reader,"
but as no name accompanied It, we are
forced to leave It out of the paper. We
will say now for the nlnety-idnth time.
that correspondents must send their
names with communications, If they ex
poet tlieiu printed. Wa don't want to
print the name, but we want to keep It
for our own protection.
Ray county haa Sulphur Springs that
claims to poasess heuling powers equal
to the fumous White Sulphur Springs
of Virginia. Liberty Tribune.
Correct. If proper buildings were
erected at the Springs, and ai range
menta made for transporting people to
and from them at reasonable term.
they would soon become a very popular
resort. Tha fact is, there Is a fortune In
our Sulphur Springs If some man of
capital and energy would take hold ol
them. Tbe day la not very far distant
when this will be done.
Mr. William Pickering, the proprietor
of the Foundry, In this place, furnished
the Iron work for the front of Mr.
Menefee 's new store next door west of
this office. Mr. Pickering furnishes as
good iron work as you can get any
place, and any person needing any
thing ot the kind will do well to give
him a call. It Is cheaper to put In Iron
window caps and door sills, than to eut
them out of stene.
Great Improvement In the Richmond
I'KMOCRaT is perceptible, since Mr,
Bogie has taken charge of It. Savaii
Thank you. If we make arrange
ment we now hove In contemplation,
you will ace a much greater Improve
ment In a few months. We shall spare
no effect to make tha Richmond Dbm
ocrat as good a any comity paper In
The truilii silver dollar is the only
honest money we have. On the surface
It tells how many grains it carries, and
says, "In Uod We Trust," and yet the
money sharks who have been control
lug the legislation for 15 years, wont let
It paa for a dollar, because no law
making It a legal tender can pa the
An exuhance aava i "Tuore 1 no
royal road to matrimony." Correct ;
uotn King ana pauper have to walk
right up to the captalu'i ofUue and Inter
view tho old man.
The gate fees to the Moberly Fair
have been reduced to 25 cents instead of
30 cent al first published, which la a
wise move on the part of the diruelors.
Country lain can't get Mi cunts at the
yaiv, anil uiitke a auuvves.
Lit OfT. A erle of depredatlniia
have recently been committed on for
mer In the ii'lglilHirhood of Morton, In
this county, but the theft could he
traced to no particular person until re
cently. Living near that place. In a
cabin, was a fellow named Bowser, (we
failed to learn hi given name), on
whom suspicion rested. A lew day
ago Mr. Ilinmati, a farmer of that vicin
ity, threshed hi wheat and left It In
sacks out In the yard, When thl fellow
Bowser, seeing the opportunity, itole 5
sacks of It and took them to Lexington.
A search warnfut wa secured and
llininan's empty sack were found In
Bowser cabin, with about 20 sacks be
longing to other parties. Mr. John
Holloway, another farmer had lost a
short time previous. V lintni and 10
sides Irom his meat house, ana" a mine
of the aek found were greasy, tho aup
position I that Bowser also stole thi
meat. W hen the olllceri Went to search
Bowser' cabin, ho law thvin coming
and slipped out tha back way, getting
Into a oorn Held, he easily made hti es
cape, and so fsr lias not been arrested
Very little of tha property stolen ha
been recovered, but the people In that
section think they are fortunate In
helng rid of Bowser, who browsed
around a little too much for the safety
of personal property.
The Bain Waoon. Messrs. Jackson
ft Pntton have old 2C.0 Bain Wagon hi
this place during the last two years,
and the demand lor them remains as
great a ever. Only last week they aold
10 wagon of tin make In one week
This wagon is now made with what I
known as the "Bevel" or "Swell" tire,
which adds greatly to Its Tabic. If you
need a new wagon don't fall to look at
the "Bain" as It has a reputation second
to no wagon made.
At the regular meeting of the Tern'
persnce Society next Tuesday night
there will be no business transacted.
but the time will be devoted to Essay.
Select Reading, and other literaiy ex
ercises. It Is hoped that the Interest In
these meetings will be kept up in this
For the best wagon on wheels, get a
celebrated bevel tire Bain Wagon from
JACKSON ft PATTON.
Fifty colored men loft Lexington last
Tuesday, to work In the coal mines at
Hamburg, Iowa. It Is In order now for
Republican papers to talk about the
colored exodus from Missouri, because
colored men cun t get their rights
Love's Triple Alliance, Irom Kansas
City, played here two nlghu recently,
and the manager haa the thanks of the
boys In this offlce, lor compllmentarlcs.
For reasons of their own, the people
here did not patronize this entertain
ment as liberally as they usually do.
The bad effect! of Imprudence In eat
ing and drinking are apcedily removed
and the depression following eating Is
quickly banished by the use ol Dr.
Bull's Baltimore Pill. Price 25 cents.
Mr. John Burger has our thanks for
s nice, fut. Juicy roast of choice beef,
such us he always kill.
The Board of Trustee have had the
broken window glass In III College
building replaced, nud will have the
building placed in thorough repair. It
Is to bu hoped that it con bo kept that
way, but it can only he done by check
ing the spirit of vandalism now ram
pant among a certain class ol boy In
Richmond. To do thi, it will he neces
sary to secure the co-operation of the
parents, a It can only be done In this
wuy. This gum sling business should
be abolished, and all such instrument
of destruction. Hoys should be taught
by parents to respect property not their
own, and especially public property.
When this I done, the public school
building can be kept in repair.
Just received a car load ol 28 of the
Celebrated Bevel Tire Buhl Wagon, by
JACKSON ft PATTON.
Fire. l-aat night between 10 and 11
o'clock, the town ol Richmond was
alarmed by the cry of Are, and soon the
streets were filled with people, all
anxious to know the locality of the
blaze. The fire was In a small tene
ment house of one room on the farm of
C. T. Onrner, Esq., Just beyond the
northern line of the city limits. The
house had been occupied by a negro
family up to last Monday, since which
time It had been vacant. It was evident
ly act on fire, as it could have caught
in no other way. The loss will amount
to about $100 on which there Is no
Mr. Leon Idas Duval will please accept
our thanks for a sack of nice apples,
Such presents are always gratefully re
oelved, as they go to refresh the In nor
The brick for Meocfee's building arc
raised to tbe second story by horse
power. That beats the old way of car
rying them in a hod, as It isyei a large
amount of labor.
The Savannah Democrat has entered
its 4th volume, and haa a new dross.
Weareglad to lee this evidence of suc
cess, and hope our neighbor will have
From Mr, John T. Ford, we learn
that Thomas J. Casey, an old citizen of
tills county, died at the Sisters Hospital
In Denver City, on the 13th day ol this
month. The deceased was well known
In this vicinity.
County Colirt meets next Monday.
Burger got a hundered pound catfish
at his Meat Emporium yesterday, hut
it only lasted about 15 minutes. We
heard of it after it was all gone. That
accounts for so uuny dry fellows arouud
here yesterday evening.
Read carefully the advertisement of
John Barger's Meat Emporium In this
Issue, and then call arouud aud get a
first-class steak or roast.
Tha Ray County Teaohers' Institute
held their Bemi-Annuat Session at
Knoxville, last week. Ws are Informed
by Mr. T. M. Deacy, that the Secretary
wss Instructed to furnish this paper
with the proceedings for publication,
but so far, they bavs not come to bantl.
We would mggest to the teachers, that
in tbe future, they elect an active Heo
ruUry who leels an interest in tha work,
then there will be no more such neglect
We also learn from Mr. Deacy, that the
next session of the Institute will be held
at this place. In December next We
hopo to publish projjiaeirui j for that
Mr. Win. Limerick I quite sick this
Put llonan I about to take charge of
a paper at Hot Springs.
L. Dickey, E ot Mlllvllle. honored
the nilW with hi presence yesterday.
Mr. S. O. Mason, farmer of this
vtcli.lty. gave its a call last week, and
Mr. A. C. Klncntd, Irom Mlllrtlle.was
In town on Monday last shaking baud
Dr. It. C. Garner, Cahler of the Rar
County Saving Bank, made a flying
vllt to Kansas City on Tuesday last.
Mr. W. F. Recklcy, the gentlemanh-
night operator at the Junction, has our
(hanks for favor. ,
Capr. J, L. Farris, one of our most
prominent citizens, Is off nu a visit to
Kansas thl week.
Mr. H. r. Woodson, of Carrollton.
on of T, I). Woodson, of this np.ee.
wa In the city on Sunday last, vis ting
Mr. M. O. Taylor, ono of tho live busi
ness men of Albany, dropped In last
week to help us out ol our financial
Mr. Andrew Elliott, prominent far
mer Irom near Camden, dropped In and
made u glad last week byacashsub-
Mr. David Toomsy. from Hear Ten-
ney's Point, wa In Saturday to see n
Ho says crops are excellent In his
locality, and farmers In a splendid
Mr. W. F. McGlothlln was in lo er
us yesterday. He li going to make a
sale of a lot of his personal property on
the 13th of September, 1870. Also some
stock and hit growing crop.
Mr. Geo. 8. Ewlng, of this vicinity,
made our offlce a pleasant and tibatan
llal visit laat Saturday. He not only
paid for his own paper, but paid for
another to go to a friend in Texas.
Our young friend, John T. Ford, re
turned from his trip to Denver City laat
night, on a visit to his many friends In
this section, Wa did not learn bow
long he will remain with us.
Mrs. Laura Summers and Mis Llllle
Dixon, both of Carrollton, are In the
city, visiting the family of Mr. Tho.
D. Woodson. They will remain sever
We had tha pleasure of meeting at
the reldence ol Capt. Ethan Allen, in
Lexington, on Sunday lost, Capt Bald-
man, a rlpt- scholar and a thorough
gentleman, who Is at present one of the
professors In the Warrcnsburg Normal
Miss Little Hughe, one of Richmond's
most beautiful and accomplished young
ladies, who has been visiting the
Misses Cant, at Knoxville. returned
home on Wednesday she was accom
panied by Ml Carrie tiant, who will
remain In Richmond a lew daya.vlslting
We had the pleasure of meeting Rev.
W. R. Roth well, president of William
Jewell College, at Liberty, and his ex
cellent lady, at Kansas City on Tuesday
last Liberty is fortunate in having two
such valuable citizens. We know
whereof wa peak, because we lived
neighbor to them for many years In
Mr. Leonldu Duval wa on the city
on Monday. He csino In to bring
Misses Lena Itltncr and Finm Wilson,
who had been visiting at hi house. He
says the girl enjoyed themselves verv
much, and that Uncle Billy Hudgius
will likely have more) boarder from
Grape Grove Township than he baa had
before at any time.
Mr. Robert Fletcher and Mr. John
Wall, from near Mlllvllle, gave us a
pleasant call on Monday. Tho stray
stock advertised In this paper by Mr.
Catc, turned out to be the property of
Mr. Wall, and he being n ubicrlbcr to
tho Dkmocrat knew right where to
flndll. ihe paper wa worth several
time the price he paid for it In thi
Judge G. W. Dunn returned home on
Thursday last, alter a very pleasant
trip to Kentucky. He went back to his
old homo and drank water from the
spring where he used to drink when a
boy. Of course he drank from a gourd,
but not the one he used in his youth.
Crops are comparatively short through
out central Kentucky, they having suf
fered from drouth. In this section we
have enough of everything to make up
what they are short.
A and B agree to play a game for the
cigar ; but belore they begin, C comes
In and wishes to enguge in the game ;
nothing being laid now, with regard to
what ihould be taken at tho bar ; the
game goea on until six games have
been played, A loses one, B lour and
C one. The rules of the house nro then
called, and the loser In each game must
pay for a ticket, at the bar, for each
one engaged in the game, each ticket
being good fur one drink. B now pro
poses to take all the ticket and pay lor
all ol them, A and C assent, and B
gets his eighteen tickets, which costs at
the bar $1.M0, and these together with
UO cents In monev, H pays the debt at
mo oar, aud goea on his way rejoicing.
B la a member of the A. T. A. Has he
violated his pledge t
Will some officer of the American
Temperance Society please answer this
Mi it Lets.
St. Louis, Aug. 27
FIH'IT-Qulct and the demand
cnteny lor low grades.
GRAIN Wheat about steady with
fair trading : No. 2 red. V3IM)4o cash :
91c August ; WiiMa September ; 04
(-(lUWu October; U.IJo tho year ; No. 3 do,
SbKoMc. Com a shade firmer and
slow i 30)lo cash i d0jr530o Sept.
30JO October ; 23!lo .he year. Oats
quiet ; tio cash ; S'-'do September : 2d
b$lia Ocfntier ; 24) the year. Rye,
steady at 47c.
CATTLE All grades excepting ship
plug steers declined about ,c ; Texan.
ti.OKiM; Indiana. U rak3.35 ; native
butchers', $3 OUM.86 ; cows aud
HOGS Fairly active and lower;
Yorkers aud Baltimore, .40rt J.50 ;
parking. fcl.0.) 30 : butchers' to
Chicaco, Aug. 27. I
Hons Slow and fully 5c lower ; mix
ed packing, $:t.0i:3.30; light $3.4UM)
JI..3; choice heavj, J,3.30(;i,J.oi; closed
quiet aud weak.
Cattle More btiver made trade
steady aud active; lieavv. If I.WVn 'A.25;
good to choice. $1. HO; butchers',
dull and lower; hulls, jH.yota;2 bO; feed
ers and Miocker, slow ami weak; west
ern, heavy and supply rte lower, through
grasser. steady at $I.6tsV2.id : one
C ad at 13.30.
Lawo, Mil, Aug. 27, 1870.
EorTOR Dfmih'IiaT : Although we
have been qnlor, yet we have I wen
hoieful. Hint ihe survey ol the C. It. ft
S. W. Railroad would strike our town,
and we arc happy to litorm you that
our dealrc Is fully met, as the surveying
p.irty I here and will roino within 100
fort, if not Inalde of the corporate limit
of town. Wp have the Information that
up to thl point, the grade doc not ex
cceil 40 feet to the mile, which we think
will not be Increased lu Ray county,
Thls.for Lwann,l a very good founda
tion tora hope that this will he the
most practical route, nliliouh Ihe sur
veyer are very reticent ; they have
mid that thi i tiie best grade ot Hie
two through Ray county, and In f.ict
from the Dougherty Prairie In Clay
county, where this present survey left
the previous one mado through this
county. One mile northeast of Ltwson
they havo a water-cour to follow to
Crooked Rlver.on a direct northeastern
course, and we are Informed that the
grade from Crooked river to Caldwell
county, will be equally as good. So
you see Luwson ha a "Boom" on hand
eyiiy, yesterday belore the anrveyers
reached town, a man from near Vibbard
was trying to get prices on some prop
erty In Lnwson, think he will build or
O.ir grave, doubtful, county Judge
Montgomery , even Is row hopeful, and
onrqinet, unexcllHhle Justice ot the
peace, Geo, Young, Is beginning to
take courage, while alt our business
men generally are sure thi is tho route,
W. M. Allison, especially, Is right up
on tils ear. x ours Hopefully,
CITIZEN OF LA WsuN,
Lawsxin, Mo., Aug. 27. 1879,
Editor Democrat : As an advocate
of the county's Interests, yon will
doubtless bo willing to hear from ns.
concerning our present and future pros
pects. W e are In a moderately, pro-
pcrous condition, at the present build
ing and other Improvement In real
estate is the order of the day here. Our
trade Is rair to good, aud we are ex
pecting a material Improvement In all
branches of business, at no distant day.
As Ihe engineers on the extentlon ol
the C. R. ft 8. W. Railway, are survey,
ing through onr town, aud In conver
sation with several ol our leading citi
zens, we learn that they expressed a
decided prefemuce for this route, which
as now surveyed, rur.s directly through
Luwson. Since our Interview with the
surveyors, who by the way, are clever,
congenial, communicative gentlemen ;
we are in good spirits over our pros
pects of getting the new road to cross
here, aud confidently expeot, In Ihe
near future, to hear the welcome yolce
of Its locomotives commingling with
the shrill whistle or those on the North
We have friends In Vibbard and
neighboring village, than whom there
are oo better merchants, physicians.
artisans aud traders, who occupy a
warm place In our Heart, and ws extern'
them our "tow-Hue" and a hearty wel-
oine move np gentlemen I Conio In
time to secure a favorable location and
share In the benefits of growing up
wim too "ru ijKE GREAT" ol the
"Free State of Hay."
"Wes" says lie will try and find room
lor as many ol his old Richmond frlendt
at mny desiro a city life. J. B.
PlatUburg Remitter : We learn that
Andrew Marsh, son of the widow
Marsh, of near Holt station. Inflicted by
accident, a severe cut on Ids knee, while
cutting up corn last Monday, Dr.
Johnson was called in and dressed the
wound, and It Is thought probable that
It will cripple him foi life.
Since -the 20tb of June our Distillery
man has galloned or quartcd out nine
barrels of red eye. How Is that for a
prohibition town ?
Lexington Intelligencer, Aug. 23 :
Mr. InaaeReed, of Davis township, sold
last week, to Metsrs. G. M. and Joseph
Nichols, ef Jackson county, tho "Donn
ing farm" for $18,000. The
largest raft of logs we ever saw in the 1
Missouri river came down last Monday,
propelled by a littlo stern-wheel bout
the Jim Wato:i. It looked like s Held
afloar, at. a short distance. It was
bound for point below. At
Ihe administrator' sa." of the persons'
property belonging to he estates of
Mellaril and Robert Taylor, near Ault-
villc. lust Saturday, corn In the field
sold at $3.75 per acre, aged mules at
tllO. nml all other stock at high figures.
The sslo Amounted to about $.'1,000,
Two choice milch cow belonging
to T. II. Castile, living in the Bottom
above Wellington, broke into a corn
Held last Wednesday and ate so much
that they died the same night. Several
other cattle with them came near shar
ing the same fate, Mr. Rut
Young's little ton went to the bam to
catch a borse, Wednesday night. A
short time afterward ba was found lying
In the stable, senseless. Ills head was
badly hurt.aud he eould give no account
ol how he was injured. The supposl
lion Is that he was kicked by one of tho
horses. Some one In Boston
has invented a new style of boy's
trousers, which li highly recommended.
They have a copper scat, sheet-Iron
kuecs, and are riveted down in the
scams, aud have waterproof pockets to
hold broken eggs. Mr. Ralph
Esteb, ol Richmond, was In the city
Ihursduy. lie was on his way to
Brownsville. "Cncle Tommy
Ridings," of Wellington, Is responsibl-
for the following fish storr : lie slates
that a fisherman of that burg set out a
hook last week near the head of Wolf
Island, a short distance below town,
leaving It set all night. The next morn
ing, upon going to his line he found a
large eel, measuring about throe I'net in
length, fastened luxill the hook.anrl the
line pkanlng twice Into a twenty-two
youug catusn a mouio.anu out through
the gill, thereby fastening it so secure
ly that both lish were landed without
difficulty. The only explanation that
can lie given ol tins unheard ol predica
ment In which the tlah lound them
selves, is, that the eel first swallowed
tiie hook and was In turn twice gobbled
up by the cattish, but each time slipped
out through the gills.
The new book on "Fut and Lean" ad
vertised elsewhere by the Loral Print
ing House of Silver Creek, N. Y.. is a
work on the subieet or increasing or de
creasing flesh. It not only gives a
thorough explanation or the physical
conditions which produce rxtreiuo eor
pnlcney or leanness but tells how they
may be avoided. It also give many
useful prescriptions, Including the form
ula of the leading patent remedies ad
vertised. Dyspepsia and Its causes ar
fully treated. prico$t. Liberal terms
(KAsrsioieor re duo stpinr.)
Keep roliatautly on hand a full strak
of all kinds of
Tinware, &c. &c.
He buy low for Csh and cannot be
undersold In Northwest Missouri,
His stock or Coffin I yery large and
he I prepared to flit orders for Coffins,
Caskets, or Mrtallo Cases, either nlirht
C'nti r Examine (moettt.
6. T. LIMERICK,
Yard on Thornton Avenue.
South of Shaw nousr, MCIIX OXD. Mtf
We have in our Yard a full snppljr of well nelcctccl
PINE LUMBER of ANY GRADE DESIRED.
And every other article belonging to our line of business
WE Invite our old customers, ami new ones to give ns n cnll Yi shcari
btisinexs. (Jail every lime before, mukinir mmr i.ih-cIhumi v
hero Korllllcd during the WAR. VK got our Lumber dlrott front' tW
ritiorles aud will sell It at pricus tlintcannot full lo satisfy ALL.
Farm and Spring Waxron
HARROWS, ETC .
THE BURGESS -WAGON
is given up to bo tho Lightest Draught nnd Best Fin
ished Wagon in the market, oa nothing but tho very
best Ohio and Indiana timbor is used in their contraction.'
( IF3 -A.HNTTHNTO- )-
of all kinds, both plain and fancv, promptly executed otf
the most reasonable terms. Try us.
Special Attention gircn to Itcpairing of all Kinds.-
Vail and net. uu and Get "tted Rmtk Price."
Simp on Main Street, East of Shaw House. ,r
We liave at our Lumber Yard, on the Corner of Thorutou and1
Nortb Miu Street, a large and
EXTRA FINE STOCK OF LUMBER,
Shingles, Laths, Doors, Sash, Blind,
Ami everything appertaining to a first dims Lumber Yard, V
also keep tho
LARGEST STOCK OF PAINTS A OILS IN CO,
"We deire the Citizena of Rinlimond and Kay
County to call on um and examine our stock aud
get oat.li price. r?Korueinbir thin.
"Sfi?" HOOSIER GRAIN DRILL. KSiK
We are Ageuta for tun Durable and Celebrated I
"B a. r. "N w a g o :sr,"
I winch lina wu tlisr deserved reputation of being
Tho Best Farm Wagon on Wheels.
I TLe material and worNin:irkhip oo Una wagon I
SCAN NOT BR EQttALED.X
HOLD THE FORT,
The lirdersigned, tknler Irl
HARDWARE & GROCERIES
Has now on handiiml
. lil kerp r.'iiffrffW'y si
lull stock nl Builders'
Hardware, (.'littery A
also a (Icheral Line ns
Family Oroi etle, all
ofwltfrli may be Imd
1 i iwttokTaTsii"!""
I will not giro a list, but itak ' I
those wanting goods In my line locum
m.vto Tin: ronr,
where Ihere I aretrr-oiirl.tc Ihere is
danger. ' ,
Very RcspeetnillVt '
J. P. QUESEN BERRY.
flint lh ntinptil at ohnrw
tils tf1ls alt Isa fnr siil fA.Mrf
Tt nnrt M-h ft tmemmir nun I
full v ltM it rmtr horn.
OrVHIi ItrnMht-V mk M7ufnr7
.O n si ll O Ort-ttr Hnrnln f .
IIKIur-lNt"l- "inf th
UllUflllW iiimmor ntuniii. H
l ni mr on it m1",!
MHHHsafHsfl hiMmmmir oireniar low
rvml v .
rj-nAV,?f. HKCNTXr MFKKft
nfmr i'.lty, At lntra41 with It hon4
inMimin( l I naaiavv'is iriairA iiimivu I'W.
BniinriTniiriKi f nty r?tpol.i!hv . llluitv
Ifit l i-jr "-' .eas- '
AUiirM PiI.iimi r. lir.n i i. .
Wnih.njrtitft, 9. 9 .
O. T. LIMERICK.