Newspaper Page Text
W. AY Kit ftONarwuiurlM4 HfBH
oir hew n.r,w r i87.
1st, Ni it hi mo In tho thit ot ftdrntlslng
UIH-M III l-'HRK,
Ail ui.mmry potlrpsowtpn lines, and ill
rrilutln4 id rvniuMji. A wnm per Ittw.
All t run W-m IikhIi 1 wnu per 1tn first
timrtl ana a wni per Uiw uwb tHibetuent
4ii. Li'itM arirrrtlKlttff nt statute- nten-91
per st(iinre tif t'lKht IIih-h nonpar hl (thin typr).
Mil. A l.i. Jolt work UAnH fiM hKLlVKJIV. ihls
Ruin win tn Mrniirri.v llKml to,
i inly mlvi-rlt-tinjf. : Oiif ItH'h, I0; qnnrtiT
roliiimi, -M; halt column, tW6; oii oolunui, 91.9,
l4liiiiin . lin'ln III IfiiKlll.
Wi' sre niilhnriK-4l tn snoniinee r. B. Bmwi m
h wiiliui ler tli ullire. of County BVIieul com-mlHsioiii-r,
MihhTi lutlie KI the MMpiett4 Um
wiuiiiU ic-Uuul elevuou In April.
We tire stilriorlml to siinntinee P. M . l'lnessnl
hnh eitinlit'iur lor the olllye ol Cwnty Hraool
roiuiiHfit'iiiT, snhjf rl lo mo vnt.of the peufile
at the muiiiimI school eleullou m April.
We tire authorized to announce Geo.
A. Zimmerman of Rnoxvtlls as a can
didate lut ilia ollice (it County School
L'umiiiiSHluner, subject to the decision
ot tne voters Ht the annus! Khuol eleo
turn to be belli oa the Urst Tuesday in
W, sr. suthnrlinl to announce Matt. Floor
no hiahi.i1iiihici lor for lb. olbi-.ol County
bi:boul ' oniiiiloal nr. kiluj.ct to lt dcel.100
vi urn rot. r. i ill.. stiBu.i arhool .leiHloa lo pa
ula ou Uw It al 'iuuUu; in April.
W, sre itiiitiorlKrn to announce l.tndssy turk
ey m m (-hiiiIiu.iii' lor Uie olliw of County ttrliool
l''iiiiiii.!.-iioiuT, iif iJvt'C lo Hie vote ot ttia people
at lliu uuuuul svliool rleclloli III April.
We are authorized to announce Lee
Meliuosb hi a candidate for City Mar
shall, subject lo decision of voters at
the city election to be held April 6, "87.
JBacklsBi Auralea aajv.
'The best salve In tbe world for outa.
bruises, son., ulcers, salt rhoum, fcver
tons, tetter, chapped bands, chilblains,
corns, and skin eruptions; and positively
cures plies, or.no pay required. Ills
fruantuuxxl to give pertoot satisfaction,
or money refunded, frice SO oent pel
box. Bold by J. D. Taylor. l-y
Itch, l'mlrie mange, and scratches of
every kind cured in SO minutes by
Wuoilfoid'a buuitary Lotion. Use no
other. Tins never fails. Warranted
by W. W. ilosby & bon, Druggists,
I want to buy all the furs and pelts In
Kay oouuiy, and will pay the very
hitfuest market prioe In oash tor the
iauie. Bring In your furs and get the
cash lor It.
Office at the Wassou House, Kich
C. A. 1'earson, Notary 1'ublic, R. A
L. J uucliuii, will atteud to ail busiueas
eiitruntetl to him w ith care aud prumpty
ueot. Cliaorea reasonable. 43-U
MONEY TO LOAN
Money to loan at 6, 7 or 8 per cent
lutcreta on Heal listaie Security
lo-ll. C X. Uaumer, Jr.
English Spavin Liniment removes
all Haul, butt, or Calloused Lumps
and liiemisi.es from hones. Blood
bpaviu, Uurba,bpliuta,tiweeney, Stilles,
bpraius, Sure and Swollen Throat,
Cuuk1u,Kui. bavetou by the useut uue
buttle. Warrauted by W. W. Moaby
bun, Druggists, ltichuioud. 17-ly
All parties luuebUKt to J. B. Akers &
bon aie requested to come forward lui
lueduttely aud settle their aouounu, as
the niuuey is needed to settle our lu
aebteuueas. J, it. Akkus it bos,
-im Camden, Mo.
Get the pick of tbe new stock Just
put in by McUarty .A Co. The ladles
are eopecially iuyited to Inspect this
stock, in whick they will Ana the latest
deaigua lu jeaeliy. -
HT Next Week.
My first invoice of Spring
Millinery has been received
end is now on sale. It em
braces all the latest and most
elegant shape in hats and
bonnets, and all the new hues
in ribbons, plumes and tips
My prices still remain within
the reach of all.
Vm, WesUake, stock raiser and
breeder of thoroughbred horses, living
uuar Avoca, Aeb., was badly Injured by
being thrown frum a sulky. Alter
using numerous liniments and con-
suiting physicians, without being af
forded any relief, he obtained a bottle
of Chamberlain's l'ain llalin from the
druggist at Avoca, which be began us
ing aud noticed a change for the better
alter a few applications; in two weeks
be entirely recovered the uss of bis
arm. It is uneuuuled for severe bruises
aud sprains, rheumatism and Umt
back, boid by bnuiii it l'atton, Klch
muud; It. A, l'richard, Camden. tf
. That is gold which Is worth void
HcaiiU is w orth more than guld. liou't
ueKlect a cough or cold aud let It
remain to innate the lungs when
nitty ueul bottle of lr. hlgelow's
i'uaitive Cure will promptly ana salelv
cure auy recent cough, cold or throat
or long trouble, liy the dollar bottle
ot &ujiib& i'ai ton, tor cbrunlo oases or
family use. Knaorsed by phystolani
aud druggists, pleasant to take. V
The Carrollton Democrat's Hoads
correspuuuHUiaaya: Mr. Dave Mansur
shipped 1 car ot hugs to bt. Louis last
weea, Mr. Mansur is from Bay oounty,
aud is feeding luu head of cattle at the
farm uij.il. ituaas.
One .Dollar. Hood's BuiapsrUlm It the only
modlclnt at wulcb UUi cm tx truly SU4 1
aud Is Is aa uniuiswenibit argument as to
tlie strengtli tud poalUvt tamo ot this
great nitiaiolne. Hood's aarsiiparlUa Is nude
tJ roou. herbt. barks, etc. Ions sad lavocablf
known lor their power In purifying the blood
and In combination, proportion, and process.
Hood's garaspuUla la ptadlar a UMO.
' Jtor econony and comfort we use Hood's
BarsapartUs." Mas. C. Bhswstxb, BuUalcv
a' Hood's Banuipartllt takes Um M emet
quaiJUy to show lu effect than any other
preparation I ever beard of. I would not be
without It In the house." ' Mas. C A. H.
Bobbabo, North Chul, N. V. 10
Hood's aanapullla cures scrofula, salt
rheum, all humora, bolla. pimples, general de
Mlliy, dyspepsia, Ulliouanens, sick headsobe,
catorrli, rlieuinatliiii, kidney and liver com-
plulnta, and all affcctlona eauaed by hnpurs
blood or low condition at the system. Try It.
- " I as severely afflicted with scrofula, and
for over s year had two running sores oa my
nik. 1 took five bottles ot Hood's ismptr
rllla, awl consider myself entirely tared.'
C. K. Lovruor, Lowell, Msss.
Hood's Sarsapsrllls did tne aa Immense
amount of good. My wbole system has bees
built up and strengthened, my dlaeeuoa
uruvfd. and mv besd relieved of tne bad I
lug. I consider It the best medicine I have
ever used, aud should not know how to do
without . Mabt L. faaut, Salem, Mass.
told by ill driijfdsts. l sli fori. Madg
only by a 1. 110UU CO, Mwtu, ttsst
tW NEXT WEEK.'
This it 8t.l'atrick't Day,
Head Megede ASon't new wall paper
The meeting at the Christian church
The meetings at the M, . church,
Tbe ehlrp of the early BDtlna chick
can be beard occasionally.
There will be preaching at Hickory
Grove church bunday, 2uth.
W. P. ITnbbell Is repairing hit farm
residence just west of the city.
The season at Kt Cloud will snon
open and promisee to be quite lively.
Saturday, April 2d, should lie a red
letter day in the history of lttchtnond.
There are very few good rii'ene"i
lots vacant within the corporate limit.
J. Allen McDonald will build an
elegant residence on North Main
A. Littman and family have moved
into the Wlinuett resideuce on Lexing
Postmaster Mnssett is thinking of
moving thenfllce to the old Hughes
H. P. Woodson hits his eye out for a
suitable lot and will build a residence
as soon aa he finds it.
Mors building will be done In Rich
mond this season than for any summer
in years past. Let 'er boom.
If two canneries pay at Lexington
one cannery will tinunumeoiy pay at
Richmond. Don t forget this.
Street Oommlmloner Lester Is put-
tins: In several rods of tiling on Cam
den avenue near the Christian church.
To-day's Islington Hegister returns
thanks for a plain of early atrawher
riee. And never invited us over y Ufa,
The peculiar purifying anil huilrllni
D powers of Hood's Sarsaparllla make
It the very best medicine to take at
The first faint rumbling of a real
estate boom for Richmond Is heard,
and promises soon to develop into a
Under the deft tonches of the pain
ters the Hughes Rank front is a thing
of beauty, and would he a joy forever
if we owned the building.
The burning of immense brusb piles
in the country frequently cause our
people to think that some line farm
house Is going up in smoke.
To Let. A good garden spot anda
box of aeed, on shares. Will plow tbe
ground and furnish everything but el
bow grease. Apply at this ollice.
Jas. Thomas, who recently bought
tbe old school house on emit Main
street, has fitted up the same for a res
idence and moved his family into It.
"I. X. Nutra" Your com. came too
late for this Issue. Will appear next
week. Please send your name not
for publication, bee notice at head of
Piping will be laid from the new
Hughes block to the well at the south
west corner of tbe square to run the
water from the roof of that building
into the well.
A srentlemnn wanted to buy a lot
with an olddiiapidatwl bouse on it near
tbe college, and build a nice residence,
but tbe owner asked ei.uuu lor the
place. Halt of It would be a fair price.
Clark's "Ten Nights in a Bar Room"
has applied for a date, the 31st, at the
opera bouse. The letter heads say,
"Urand street parade of walking bot
tles r Why don't they give some
Ahuire derrick pole fell and severely
injured the foot of mechanical engineer
E. R. Hoyt at the New Orleans exposi
tion, and after only three applications
of SL Jacobs Oil, all the swelling and
Four candidates for aldermanic
honors have already appeared in the
First ward, and the date or the pri
mary has not yet been announced.
The are all in favor of new sidewalks
and better streets.
Wa were shown the plan of a very
pretty and convenient ly arranged house
which Mr. Epperson, the Lexington ar
chitect, drew fur Ruiph Esteb. The
bouse will be built on the isteo lot
north of the Square.
Here's a warning to tbe people of
Richmond. A Carrollton man baa just
got a judgment against that town In
the sum of S3.00O and 800 costs for
injuries sustained by falling through a
AUCTION 1 AUCTION !
Pmf s. M. Hover will offer for sale
at his residence next baiuraay, Marun
ltftb, at 1 p. m the principal part of
his household effects, including a
Ah there. Caot, McCuistiont The
new street lamp opposite the depot on
l-eilnn-ton avenue is a aaisy ana ex
actly in tbe right (lace. But we must
have another one on the same street,
say at the btewart corner ; and when
that is done the people will rise up
and call you niessea.
3T NEXT WEEK.
Do you want a new
Carpet? We have
just opened a very
arge line of them in
all grades of Ingrains
and Tapestries, and
the styles are new
and prices all right.
Now, DON'T be
gulled by chin music
and cheap gush,
but study your own
nterests and price
the new goods in the
Big Carpet Room
m. f. Mcdonald
Richmond is putting on city alia. A
fortune teller has struck the town.
McCartv (Jo. desire every reader
of the Dknocbat to call and Inspect
their late p orchises of flue jewelry.
watches ana clocks.
A marriage license was issued Jan.
10, 167)7, to A. J. bummers and M las
Helen Overman. If these parties are
married the party who outdated should
return the proper certificate.
At hit residence south ot Orrick on
the 13th, Mr. Wm.bchooley. Deceased
was one of tbe oldest residents nt tbe
county, aud noted aa one of the most
prtgut and honest citizens or nis sec
tion. About three weeks ago he waa
Richmond on business, ana
day or two after bis return
home he was taken sick with tbe
measles, which finally resulted in his
demise at 6 o'clock a. on the above
date. The remains were Interred at
the Beshear burying ground Monday.
John H ughes, one of tbe old residents
of Richmond, and a stone mason by
occupation, passed away Tuesday
morning. Deceased put duwn the ma
cadam on the public square aboat forty
years aso. He waa in inuiirent circum
stances and a subscription was made
d to oav funeral expenses, the remains
being taken to Lexington for burial.
At a meeting- of the Bible Sunday
School last bunday at, tbe Christian
church a "Home Mission Jiauu was
nnranizad with 81 members enrolled,
MiSS Melissa jacous preeniBut, nuns
Ely Graham vice-president, miss
Ulanobe Uolman treasurer, John
Hinrhaa oor. secretary. The organiza
tion meets every bunaay.
V R. Peeler will preach fur the
Church of Christ at Richmond, Mo,
the first Lord's day in April, aud regu
larly ones mouth thereafter auriug
tbe year. Regular worsuip every
Lord t day at 11 o clock a. m ; prayer
meeting every Wednesday evening at
7 o'clock. Place of worship, corner of
College and boutn Main streets. Tbe
public are snvited to attend.
WaaU the Ffctt Known.
Mr. Editor: I and my neighbors have
been led so many times into buying
ainerent tuings tor tue uver, siuueys
and blood, tuat nave done us mora
harm than good, 1 feel it due your rea
ders to advise them when an honest
and good medloine like Jr. Harter t
Iron Tonio can be bad. Yourt truly,
an Old tupsormer.
We are obliged to a friend for an ex.
traot from the Chicago Inter-Ucean
giving an aocount of the country that
will be opened up by the buildiug of
the C. M. & bL Paul road. The townt
of Galetburg, Anderson, Harris, Oa
rood. Uorbaui. Norman. Ludlow. Bray.
mer. Cowsill. Elrnira and Moaby will
be platted within tbe next six weeks.
Tbe town of CowgiU, in Caldwell
oounty, is counted aa oueof the ooming
cities on the line. Tbe remainder of
tbe artlole is so much in tbe nature of
an advertisement, and in taet closes
with tbe address of a land agent, that
wa consign It to the waste basket. Any
news items from CowgiU will be pub
lished, but this extract U a straight
Aa Imperative Necessity.
What pure air Is to an unhealthy lo
cality, what spring cleanlug Is to the
neat Housekeeper, so is iiooa s aarsapa
rllla to everybody, at this aeasun. The
body needs to be thoroughly renovated,
tbe blood purified aud vitalized, the
germs of disease deatroyed. borofula.
bait Rheum, aud all other blood disor
ders are cured by Hood's baraaparilla.
the most popular ana tuccessiui spring
Fruit Trees at Half Price,
I have 1U00 apple trees for sale of
the following varieties; Uou Davis,
Home Heautv.Lawver. Maiden's Blush
bnowflake, Rambo, bwtwt June, Red
June, and several other varieties. Call
err NEXT WEEK.
W.M.Allison spent Monday at St.
Bnyer called this morning to
J. E. Ball and family are visiting at
Mrs, 11. J. Menefce Is visiting In
Prof. Kirk was at Sedalia Saturday
Charles Wariner of Mlllville called
Thursday to renew.
Ed. Darlington wns In the metropo
lis of Rsy the first of the week.
Mrs. John Short, Richmond, called
Friday to reuew John's subscription.
Samuel Lavelock of Frpdnnia, Kan.,
renewed Friday through his biother,
F.d. Murray renewed last week for
his hrothr W. R., now residing at Sev
If. W. Rroughton of PiqiM, Kan..
sends 2 to pay his suLscilpliou to
AprU 1, lbm
Jerry Isley of Crab Orchnrd section
was in town Tuesday shaking bauds
with old friends.
Mr. and Mrs. C. J. Hughes of Denver
arrived yeBterday and are visiting rel
atives in Richmond.
Mrs. C. H. Sebastian of Columbia la
visiting her parents, Dr. aud Mre.
H.C. Garner, in this city.
Mrs. C. It. Hughes, now at llotSprings
does not, think she is deriving mil, h
benefit from her sojourn thore.
3. W. Adair of Orrick was in town
Tuesday and gave nn Information ol
the passing away of Win. bcuouley.
Will O. Boper, formerly of tbe Dem
ocrat typographical force, Is now
lifting lead ou the Cincinnati Enquirer.
R. Brown went down to bt. Louis
.Sunday night to purchase the plate
glass and iron for the Savings Bank
Miss Maggie Marshall of Lexington
was over the latter part of laet week
on a visit to her sister, Miss Fannie,
postmaster Baesett's efilcient assistant.
H. C. Vlnsant of Knoxvllle called
Thursday to renew his father's sub
scription and have a dissolution notice
inserted, which will be found else
where. Mrs. Jos. Hughes and her son Robert,
left Tuesday for Silver City, N. M.
where Mrs. liughea will spend several
weeks with her brother and Capt.
Morehead, a half brother.
Joseph Barbee ot TaitBvllle was In
to renew a day or two ago. He bad a
valuable horse killed one day last week
and said he was afraid unless be paid
up for the Democrat some member of
his family would meot with a fatal ac
HT NEXT WEEK.
A good top buggy for sale cheap for
cash. Call at Ibis office. 12-
On the 10th by Justice DeMasters,
Mr. David Pointer and Misf Maggie
Bv Rev. J. W. Harder on the 6th. at
his residence, Mr. Charles Snider and
Miss Lucy Kobb, all ol uay.
By tbe same, on the 3d, at residence
of the bride's father, Mr. James A.
Brand and Miss Sarah E. 1 uwler, ail
At the Hilda-Ins House on the 10th
by Eld. N. B. Peeler, Mr. E.J. Forrest
er of Kansas and Miss Hester A. Rich
ards of Ray. I
At the Wasson House in this city on
the 10th. by Justice DeMasters, Mr. H.
j. Miiner or Nebraska ana Aims mile
Hannah of Ray county.
Polo, Mo., March 11, 18ST.
Ed. Democrat: A gtand wedding
took plaoe at the Methodist church ot
this town on Wednesday eve, March
ill. Mr. Charles W. Baird of Rockford
township and Miss Victoria Flint of
Polo were united in the holy bauds of
mat r I money by Rev. J. W. Harder of
Vibbard. After congratulations the
near relatives and friends were invited
to the home of the bride where tbey
partook of a bountiful repaat prepared
by tbe bride'a mother. The list of tbe
presents embraced a score or more of
valuable and useful articles for house
keeping, I We omit the list ot presents.
-Ed. S. S. S.
Call at the new photograph gallery
and beconvluced that yuu will get
superior work at reasunable prices.
C. F, LaUba.noe,
The following preamble and resolu
tions were aduuted by Hardin Lodge
V .. -Jll A i k I i IV nt ita luu. Maiimr
Whkukas. It has pleased the all
wise Master of the universe to. call
from our midst Bro. H. U. Johnson;
Whkiieas. On tbe 1st day of March,
1887, be was called lo lay down his
earthly labors and enter upon a more
pertect labor in the great supreme
lodge not maae witn nauas eternal in
.l , ....... Tl . I,A 4,
Uie ueavoua. iucidivid. us aw
KfXOLVEi), 1st, That iiardin Lodge
bas lost a faithful member ana
earnest worker, bis wife a kind hus-
baud, his cluidren an indulgent lather
aud our community a respected citizen.
2d. That we extend our sympathies
to the family of our deceased brother.
and encourage them with Charity,
Hope and Pruteotlon.
8d. That a copy of these resolutions
be sent to the family of our deceased
brother ; also that a copy be sent to
tbe Missouri Caab-Buok, the Overseer
and the oounty papers for publication,
aud that they be spread upon tbe
record ot our lodge.
S. B. Chase,
T. J, FOBTEKFIELD,
CD3 Next Week.
At an Illustration that the people
read the advertisements in a newspa
per we quote tue remara or Mr, rl. r.
Woodson, of tbe firm Darueal a, Wood,
son, made to a representative of this
naner Saturday alternoool "WelL a
good many people have been In our
bouse yesterday ana today who read
the Democrat. As a result of our
price list published last Thursday, on
Friday we sold over 400 worth of
clothing, and to-day trade has fairly
boomed." Mr. woouson is an onser
vant business man and It convinced
that an advertisement in the Demo
crat will do the work expected of it
in nine cases out or ten. An adver
tisement in this paper win reach tb
eve and appeal to the good sense of
not less than o.uuu oituena of Ray
anuntv every week. Our regular edi
tion is 1200 oopies and over 1,000 of
them go Into Ray oounty homes; 100
ot them go to people living on the
borders of other oountlea and who do
a nart of their trading here. Consider,
Intr its immense home circulation and
It It away above the average our rates
for advertising are very low, so low, In
fact, that every business house In
Richmond should be represented in our
columns. It pays to keep your busi
ness before an intelligent reading
public. Try it
per Next Week.
Sot Ice ! notice I
Al! are invited to come aud examine
my nursery stock before buying else
where. 1 Uiluk I have the nicest aud
best selected stock ever brought to
Ray, aud tell tur little money.
W. K. A KIRS,
IS 9w Orrick, Ms,
Ksoxville, Mo, March 14, '87.
The firm of It. Viusani A. Sou, com
posed of R. Viusantand H.C. Viusant,
is this day dissolved by mutual con
sent, H. C. Vinsaut retiring. 11. ( .
Vlneant is authorized to collect an
indebtedness to aud settle all claims
against said firm.
Li. C. VlNSANT.
All parties indebted to tbe above
firm are requested to oome In and
settle up. aa I must close our partner
ship business at once.
XI. V V LABAH I,
I will continue tbe merchandise
business at the old stand aud sell
goods cheaper than ever fur cash ur
produce. J banking tne people lor
past patronage, and desiring a contin
uance of tbe same, I am,
12-3 Richard Vinsaxt.
FIRE AT GARDEN CITY.
UndsrwrllerrSals, For 10 Day! Only.
On account of a disagreement with
the insured as to settlement, we, the
Boat a of underwriters, nave rented
the large building, 647 Main Street,
pposite Love's D.'ug Store, Kansaa
City, Mo., and do hereby offer the entire
stock of bouts, shoes and slippers at
retail, to the amount of 7a,uu, fur 25
cents on the dollar. The goods are not
at all damaged which are ottered for
sale, those which were damaged were
left behind, iullowiug is a list of
liaoy onoes, z;fco.
Children's Shoes, 41o.
Ladies' fine Kid bhoes, 80c.
Ladles' line Goat bhoes, 75c.
Ladies' Fine Kid bhoes, tl 25; worth
C3.50. The Insured has sold these tor
eM.&O. It the shoes are not as represent
ed, money reiuuaea.
Men t Brogaus. 660.
Men's Shoes, 85c
Men's Fine Shoes, 8125.
Men's liaud Sewed Calf Shoe. 62
It worth So or money ref uuded.
Men s Jvip Hoots, VI ou.
Men's Calf Boots, 1 62.
Men's Calf Boots. 01.85.
Men's extra Fine Calf Boots. 82 15; is
worth 85 or money refunded, aud hun
dreds ot other kinds ot shoes just as
This If one cnanoe in a nre-time.
Fathers and mothers, you owe it to
vour children to visit this great shoe
sale aud shoe the family. All amounts
bought above 6 a special discount or
live per cent, will be given.
The entire stock must be sold In ten
The rush it tremendous, come early
to secure bargaius.
nuAlin Uf L.-iir.nnoww,
No. 547 Main Street, Opposite Love's
Drug Store, Kansas City, Mo.
The undeisigned will pay the highest
market price in CASll for all the Wool
in nay county.
14-lit JOHN . UUJSUH.1.1.,
Co. Board of Equalization.
The County Board ot Equalization
ill meet at the court bouse in the
oity of Richmond, on
Monday, April 4, 1387;
for the purpose ot equalizing the valu
ation of tbe real and personal property
within tbe couuty of Ray, In tbe state
ot Missouri, which it made taxable by
law, All persons are notified aud re
quested to attend and examine their
By order of the Court.
' W. E. Bisoo,
11-J W Couuty Clark,
Hoard on Ihs Strt'tt.
"Yes, real palate is going np In
Itlihtnord every day," said a well
known olliclul Saturday. "The boom
i not nn with a ro.h, but values are
Inrrenrlng daily. A few days ago a
piece of propel ly was oltered to me at
a good round turn, and to-day I In
quired after it pgain and found the
ni Ice bail increased almost one-third.
Maik niv winds we are to have a
boom, and people who want to come
in on the swell ought to buy now."
Recorder MILtead : "Business In
my ollice Is belter than for a long
time ; there are more tianifert of real
estate and more deeila to record. The
great'-at uuinlwr of deetls come from
Hut wist, and southwest portiont of
Ma). F.. F. Kateb : "In right of way
guarantees and raili guMcrlptlons one
hundred thousand dollars could be
nilsi d tor the Santa Fe or any other
road that would build a line diago
nally across Kay county from south.
west to northeast, making Richmond a
noint on the line of course. Such
road w oo hi be n i rili millions to the
county unit somi pay for the cost of
coiisirui tii !! . The people nf the entire
county must come to Richmond at
h ast twice a tear, and tbey would
much prefer coming in a comfortable
carlo riding horseback over our mis-
erah e roads. 1 het all nave an Inter
est in the county seat, and those living
northeast of us would gladly help to
timid a railroad.
S.iui K"llcr of the Lexington Regis
ter : "Hon s business in Lexington?
.liiht booming. A new canning com
pany has just been organized, and a
building association witn i.ishi snares.
I.exliiirloii Is railed a dead town, but
for a place with its grave clothes on It
is pMiy lively, ny tne way. you
ought to keep after your people on
that cannery project. You can raise
as many vegetables and as much fruit
as Lafayette county, and I am tur
prised that none of your capitalists
evince a desire to take hold of tbe
An enlhiislnntic advocate of public
Improvements : "Give us live, pro-
giesslve iiihii in the cltycouncll and in
two years Richmond will have electric
lights, water works, well macadamized
streets, good sidewalks, and not less
than BAIO population. The city Is out
nf debt, and we can well afford to
make some public Improvements. We
can WHkeup some or theory pones,
and make the old town boom. Now
Is our opportunity.
A business man : "Did von ever
think how litlle aconmtnndatlon we
get from the St. Joe road In compari
son with the business we give It We
used to "cuss the abash for every
thing when the road was under their
management, and yet then there was
some accommodation about the run
ning of trains ; now ail trains are run
in the interest of St. Joe. If you want
to go to Kansas City you have either
got to go down to the Junction in the
her, lie at do clock in tne morning or
walk down, nnd the way our roads are
makes me prefer the latter miKle of
travel. In returning you must either
wait until ll o clock for a freight train
or stay all night at the Junction. The
road is a great accommodation for
Renews Rrr Youth.
Mrs. Plirebe Cliealey, Peterson, Clay
Co., Iowa, tcl's Ihe lollowlog remark
able stjry, the ttuth of which Is vouched
for by the residents of the town: 'I am
3 years old, have been troubled with
kidney complaint and lamenei s for many
years; could not dress myself without
help. - Now I am free from all pain and
soreness, and am able to do all my own
housewnrK. I owe my thanks to Eleo
trlo bitters for having renewed my
youth, and removed completely all dis
ease and pain." Try a bottle, only 50
ceuts. at J. D. Taylor's Drug Store. 4
Important I Read aud Act.
All parlies Indebted to John W.
Hubbell are hereby requested to call
at the store, or his residence and settle
10-tf J. W. IIubbell.
' V ' t a - v , f.
OfTer such prices as these? It costs 3011 nothing to live, as you will seo if you will only tako time to read.
Pry Goods. CLpTIIING.Bcotg and Shoes.
12 yds nice white check Muslin
IZ yds Hress Gingham
12 yds best check Ginghams
10 yds check G Ingham
Ill yds best Calico
20 yds good Calico
Nice bleached Table l.lnen per yd
t'nbleacned Table Linen per yd . . .
Turkey red Table Linen per yd. . .
12 yds Linen Crash
10 yds scrim Curtain Net
12 yds bleached Domestic
Ml yds unbleached Domestic
20 yds "
12 yrt heavy striped Shirting
14 yds Canton Flannel
Good Jeans per yd
Nice double width Cashmere
Men's (J. A. It. Blue Flannel Suits.
fast colors , 87.50
Men's Blue Vlttnnpl Suits 000
Men's Suits 3.00
Men's Jcani I'aiits 1.00
Men '8 all linen front Shirts...
Men's good drill Drawers....
Men's good Handkerchiefs 5 & 10c
. . . 820
Men's Heavy Shoes l.t
Ladles' Button Kid Shoes
Ladies' Front Lace Kid Shoot.
Men'l Button Shoes
Men's Hook Lace Shoes.
Men's Congress Shoes. . .,
We offer to the trade the best line ol
Hoots and Shoes In
sww i a
Choice new goods aro constantly
being sdded to our stock. We are
ever on the watch fur bargains, appre
ciating the fact than where a niati can
make a dollar go the farthest ia where
he will trade ; hence we offer the above
figures, as we are determined to lead
and not to follow.
15 boxes Matches
25 ban Soap
If! lbs. Dried Peaches.
10 lbs. Hominy
25 lbs. Deans
Good Tea, per lb W
15 IIki. Granulated Sugar 100
10 lbs. Raislnt 1.00
12 lbs. Prunes 1.00
Salt, per barrel 1.50
Pepper, per lb 25
n e 111 give you me best bargain
In Clothing, Hats and Furnishing and we want the people to call, exam- Our stock of Groceries) is always
Goods to be fount! in llav county. Weime and compare our goods and pricesjfull and complete, and yon will find
want your trade, and If low prices wilh any and all competition. We arejthat we lead In low prices In this line
honorable dealing and courteous treat- PTfectly willing to abide the result.ias well as others. Give us a call,
ment wiil secure it we are sure to Ml we ask la a chance to show our .Hack up your cart and get a quarter's
Ket t. jgoods. worth of matches.
I respectfully announce to the people of Ray county and
the public in general Unit I have purchased the entire in
terest of John W riubbell in tho late firm of IIubbell &
Ballard, and will continue tbe business at the old stand,
southeast corner of the public square.
My Motto: Buy for Cash, Sellf or Cash,
Thereby giving iny customers all the ndv.ntage there is in
buying. By fair dealing and dose attention to business, and
the lowest CASH PKICE3 I hope to merit a continuance
of your patronage.
N. B. Closing out my stock of HATS AT COSTs
Now Is your time to get a cheap hat. Call soon.
T. G. BALLARD.
Wo have tho finest, largest, newest, cheapest and best
solectcd stock of
Wall Paper and Ceiling Decorations.
Ala j the latest things iu
1 B O....J.
L. MEGEDE & SON.
Lexington Register: From gentle
men who ought to know the Register
learned, last, Monday morning, that
trains to the river era soon to be re
sumed. Mr. P. J. Noland, the road-
master, made a trip over the line last
bunday from the Junction to the river,
ana it is saia men win ne put, to worn
getting It in good condition for the
trains. Mew iron and ties are to be
put down, and all needed repairs are
to be made.
The best on earth can truly be said of
Gngg's Gl)ceriue buie, which Is sure,
salo and specuy cure lor cuts, bruises,
scaius. burn, wounds, Slid all Other
sores. Will positively cure piles, tetter
and all Bkiu eruption. Try this wonder
healer, tiatlsiuctlun guaranteed or
muuey retunded. Only 25 cunts. Sold
by buiiUB ii 1'aiton. 27-ly
Letter, List. List of letters re
maining lu poBt-uliice, Richmond, Mo,
uncalled for, fur the week ending
Beshire, Murtliy Bollinge, M E
liusliuick, Leu 11 iiruwu, Jiuuie
Crouch, lluv VY U Dawson, F
Lstis, E S Diulee, R
GaruiB, Ed Grant, U M
McFaden, J 1'earson, Jobe
Smith, Walker Smith, Anne
Stephens. J Stuphon, Jacob
Switzer. M M 1 inner. F W
Summer, I M Johnston Uncle
xom caDin m.
Persons calling for any of tbe above
letters, please Bay "advertised."
S. T. Babsett, P. M.
A Captain's Furluuute Discovery,
Captain Coltiuuu, sch'r. Weymouth,
Diving between Aliautlu City aud N. V.
had boon tiuubied with a cough so he
wa uuuble to sleep, aud was induoud
to try Dr. Kuu's Nw Discovery tor Con
sumption. it not only g-ve him in
stant reiicl, but allayed the extreme
sorenefcB In his breast. His childrea
were similarly ad'eotad sod a single dose
had the iatuo happy enect. Ur. King's
New Dl.uovery is uow the standard
reineny in ihu Coleiuau Household and
on b ar.l the schooner. Free trial but
ties ol this standard remedy at J. D
Taylor's Drug Store.
O 1lic !-!.:.kii,;r rf tlm liglicl
O tho U ltima of 'iuni!!;inl
the ui.M'iy ;f d t jx j tin I
II, o v, i lehti.iii i M it In uOnche I
11:0 !l II l.S i f Lllil l:SCl liC I
1 of the! will siirtly vnnitli
-a tl. e know bi'fiuo the Houlhwind.
uu'llonlv take r.-iiiTUhlliLE Beans,
a ciui buv Hum at your drug store
ror a quarter or a iiun.n ;
And If von will only try them
Sou wiA never be without liiem.
k Flnt Enlirtainmtnl.
W. V. Malmburg it lu tbe city and
will anrjear at the opera buuae Friday
and Saturday nigbte lu sbakespearau
recitations and dratnauo readings. Mr.
Malmburg's repertoire eiubracea selec
tions from Julius Caesar, Richard 111,
Hamlet, but best of aU the luurlb aut
of Thomas Keeue's Masterpiece,
l'rogrammes will be circulated each
day. Admission ten and twenty cents
no extra obarge for reserve, t riday
night ladles admitted tree.
Bills were prluted at this ollice
Tuesday for F. K. Aukluy's tine burse,
Morgan. Murgau is one of the best
saddle horses iu tbe stale, aud cau be
found this season at the larui uf ueury
Simpson, two miles southwest uf Ham
ilton, Caldwell couuty, Mo.
Dr. Titlln's new horse, Kentucky
Chief aud his well kuuwu jack, Vouug
Mammoth, have been thoroughly ad
vertised tbia week through Uie medium
of our tasty ohromauo bills aud caids.
These animals can be found at the
Dootor's stable in V ibbard. Keutuoxy
Chief Isa blooded animal of rare tiual
oanont ana oouiet irum a turaiu uui
The Whltmer livery stable Is no
run by MessiB. Sch welch & Blown,
David Whitiucr retiring, ins new
firm makes a strong Warn, aud will
pull will together.
Tr99 Vot. UliftiftW, stMf)lM ftri .tttiMIt
1 tub ca.tu .. "mum iu,mi."oa.aiii
To Qimkh Cur on tnh tor Pun.'
Bom, Hi-aUdl, Cui Li
r quick It tWl n t otW kr iwti nra
UIWn Kt:ll lierk, LralW
en. FiettiriaV. PfTW. FrOft Lit:
LW k actio, Culiirv, Bom Throat, it
,7 inviOtKntL rpiwoa, rro, itkc
rttv ft botilo. boUby tui
i medial a, tautirT. TT-.o gen
uln tViJi-eyf. it ftl betm oor
tir. A. Q.
The undereigned would res
pectfully inform the public
that ho has opened a first
class groccrysto re ia tho rear
of J. F. Wilson & Co., in the
Opera House Block, and will
keep for sale all kinds of staple
and fancy groceries, glassware,
Q eenswaro, cigars nnd to
baceo, etc, etc-, selling for the
lowest prices for cash or pro'
Pleas Wilsox, Manager.
Atnt4 w-!U irkwkatevc
H T""'- ,""' ' A-k. tor 111
DR. CULL'S COUGH SYPJ?
For the ear of Coughs, Colds, Hoarse
ness, Croup, Asthma, Bronchitis,
Whooping; Courh, incipient Con
sumption, and for the relief of coin
sumptive persons in advanced stages
of the Disease. For Sale by all Drug,
fists. Price, as cents.
Notice is hereby given to the qunlt.
Aed voters of Kiohuiond School Dis
trict, Hay county, Missouri, that the
annual school meeting will be held at
the College Building In said district on
Tuesday, april b, is87,
For the Durnose of electing two dlrec
tors for three years, and for voting for
a County School Commissioner fur two
At the same election there will be
submitted to the qualified voters a
proposition to increase ihe rate of tax
atlon from forty to lifty cents on the
one hundred dollars valuation of taxa
ble property, for the purpose or carry
ing on nine mouths school for the
ensuing year, and such other business
will Da iransacteo as may legauy come
before tbe election.
John u. nitowN, i res i.
Jas. W. Black, Se-j'y.
I- .e.NwV-i"-f'V'l"r'i .I3
T k fiTnn f"si':,i I "It I "1"1
I A ll I IV II'MIS, w.tu !.. a.seiii.-u
llHIllll Mi'.ll'-i'OI. N'Tlll llak.it
X-tLXl J ),,.,, ,l.ii... W a-lilM
MONEY TO LOAN !
On Improved Farms,
For Long 'lime.
At Low Hale of Interest.
Lavelock A Lavelock. 32
STRAUBE fc SON.
Proprtetort Mala Street Meat Market
We ara now furnishing the best meats
ol til kinds, and will make and sell
lausage, head-eheeae, Ac. In season. We
buy only the best of animals, butcher
them carefully and handle olaanly. We
uk a eontlnuatlon of the patronage of
the public. 4-tf
mix uk paid iob
ARBUCKLES' COFFEE WRAPPERS.
230 00 "
ton and Orpaon, (In f rr .ttriit.ifiit I.itn.i
U I'rlt f liallnt.ul 1 umlt. In Mit- Nurlli
cliio ritiiiitpy. Tu hmi Atcrti tiUur tt. i irnrui
nnd riiiiir l.uhiis notv tifpn to .t'ttierw mHii
f. It. n nr. 1'mil, Minn. Nowu
fINAl. KKTTI.KMKNT N I ICE. - Vttt
Jl herfhy utvfii hi nil creditor and ol tiers In
UTUtvu tU Uio t'etau ol
JAM tH KINCsiH),
UPfn-wd. that th ntHlpmlfHr-l thi lltitr-)t
H kiiiit ' titf , lnUiiui to iu. tut nn .ll t iut-m
ht'iviif ut the Mrxt U'liu ot liitj lrn tit Ctiurt
I'oiirt huiiw tii the city uf Ill'-hmouU. iu uid
enmity, cumiuciiciUK April . .
Curtain Poles, Brackets, &c.
We cordially invite you to call and see us. Wo
can also f how you the finest lino of Watches, Clocks,
Jewelry, Silverware and Stationery in Richmond.
lon'tir&x; ro;riTir.ri'Tmt K'Uii orrnt hfi'Cart. Tn FISIl BRAKD NtJCCr
t4nrrrjiluttly- ii'i'-rnnJ tfrr . m-ocarnl n ill kc(i Jim dry In 'b anient itorni
Pixley & Co.,
032 Main Street,
KANSAS CITY, MO.
127 James Street,
crvd ltii aud tin i t lu
Mr litrhv utvin ti till
LcrtLed iu the foUic o(
JOHN K. EllEN,
D-i-i'RHffl. that thf uiiflcm'iiiH-d nclniinMrntor
of cutlUe. Inteiitttt toluiikt) Ihial M'lll-'lu' ut
tiitrtoi t ilia iiwAi 1 1 riu (i nit' ri. until' . nun oi
Hw ruimtv. Wo., to he ht'irtu nin) hf!d nt the
court liou-w In th city nt Kh'hniuml, lit -ulU
oouuty, ooiumeLclug AtntlHi, it7.
FISAL BETTLfcMKXT N'OTK K-Nottre H
tieifhV Ifiven lo till WUllltOr-illll othent IU-
Urclmt la the eit i tf ot
MAKdAKKT C. ELLIOTT,
nniaAri. tiiHt tlita unrlerUiie.t HihiiluMrfltr
ul uid cttiai. intfiiU li nmkt) hi nil -tneiue.ut
t ' erKl at tne Htm unu oi iuw rrniMim i-uurt "i
Khv cuntv. Mo, lo hii htj.-iiii hikI lielii ul 'he
cmirt hot i III therliy ot Ith'hiuoui., tit Haiti
uuimiv. tiomtneih iiist April I. 17.
li ltollKtn J. WILLI AMH, A.lm'r.
For full puulsr tuiJ dirrctlrni ife ClnJU
Ur tn Mry pound of Awoklmm' CcrrtJ.
A Good Plane lor I97 60
A Soas Orgaa ler fbS.UO
jSnfiet a.HT 1I SII , okii.
Ul.illlB nsilliiS ol 1.SU0 .eva o( lat sud poimUtr
Biuslo M Uou IrM. AddrSM
HUTETT BROS.. ST. JOSFPH. HO.
oiaaaisws fmi UaiuteaUi.
J. C. BONSACK,
(buuucMor to Periiot UiuUhkj
cruras., mm d saw
Brackets, Mirrort, Window Cornlcat.
Alio full Uue ol Armu' Muterlala ttuil Uucu-
lOieMnlU St., KANSAS CITY. MO,
Writ (or catalog",'
VI1) A. H1GOIXS,
Blactsmiti aid VeterwT surteoi.
Kuoivllle, Mo. Tresis sll dleaes of
the hona. 1 tisvr lu my .mnlov s Hr.t.
elsss hnrsMhoer. ail irs ennu.leu
We fail ntti-iitioii to fur
Bull Dtitr Proof Coats. We
have yet to hear of the first
case whore a bull dog has
successfully attacked one of
our coats, or even pants.
They are of our own make
and we know they will stand
the racket. We want to call
the attention of the public to
our facilities for selling; good
g'irtil cli"nner ilmn other denier. We
do tint hny anything of the mhlillemen
or jiilihers In that way we save one
prollt. We sell for raah, so we do not
have to keep hook-keepers and coli-v
tors, thus savtny exiene. We to not
spend isui.imiii a year advertising; to
C"tivini'e people that we sell :b suits
a I we let our btivhIs advertise;
themselves. We inannfaL'tiire our own
jtoinls ; we do husiness at a small ex
pense ; we depend on larye aales and
small prolits, and in that way we ran
guarantee to sell goods cheain-r than
CASH, OXK-l'HK K, and XO-MI.S-
It K I'll KsK STATION'.
and gat Uieaa wi at half prioe.
U-y , gv. uituoif,
j to u will rvooivt euit aituntluu,
,100 . Poic .CnV.PolUr,;
(9( u .at Umt on Uie luri,
U t tastseisfi auvw,