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THE TROY HERALD.
TROY, MO., WEDNESDAY, JUNE 18, 1878! Jui;jfl73-Deo.i874 24
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No certlaeate of publication will be made
-nUl such publication hut been paid for.
T ilie aon-pbservanco of thin rule lias been
toe occasion of much troubl and actual loss.
CntcvtT Court. Fint Monday after the
rjurtli Monday In March and September.
tOCKjv CowiiT.-Second Monday lu Fob
runry.MaT. Auit, nnd November.
rxBATK Couiit. Second Slonday In
January, April, July and October.
LOCAL AND COUNTY NEWS.
Mr. Krebs has erected a nent and
convenient dwelling in Brown's addi
Kid. Timothy Ford will prcaeh at
Christian church in this pluco on the
tilth Sunday of the present month.
Wo ai-o glad to toe Cftpt. Coose
again on the streets niter his Ions
confinement from erysipelas. He
has, however, not yet entirely re
covered from the effects cl the disease.
Dr. Jennings will conduct Epifco-1
pal services in this place on the tilth
Sunday of this mouth, und the pre-
vjous Saturday evening. Bishop
liobcrtKoii will visit this place in
Dr. J. M. Miiihl ot Auburn has the
thanks ot the editors of this paper for
a nice, largo mess r.f green robs,
which were rained in his garden
Ho never full to have the carliot
and best garden in the country.
Wo were shown the other day n
model of a wagon brake, by the in
ventor, Geo. Drydcu, of Snow Hill.
This is a simple contrivance, occu
pies but little space, is Fiuvvloopcr
atonnd entirely slops the taotion of
tho wheel. Mr. I M yden is, about to
apply tor a patent.
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In the lucent shooting festival at
Warrcntou, which wits given bv the
Warren count;. liootiug company
Mo. 1, Henry Harbaum, jr, nnd Fritz
H'arbnuui, boh of thin place, tool;
tho first and second prizes, respect
ivcly. in Hie 'honor" target. An
excellent time was enjoyed.
Personal. Hoy. Marcellus White
tides was in town last week,
Jl.lt. Elder, Esq,, paid us, i pleas
ant visit last Saturday.
John H. Knox has been spotdlng a
weok or two near Now Hope.
Kugeno Wells, with Cvor. r
Creavy & Co., St. Louis, is in if-1.
Dr. Eat and family have rone on
i. visit to Palmyra and Qiincr.
W. D. Noel, with Mam lug & Cb.,
81. ,1.011 1, was hi town t low days
Messrs. Walker & Van yets are In
town. They have aguin nido Troy
Mr. K. E. Hickok, sonln-law of
Judge Young, is hero on a visit with
Dr. J. W. McCulloch, formerly of
thla county, was iu town last week.
Ho Is seeking a new location it which
to practice his profession.
Mr. Woods of tho lnduttrUl Age
is in town. Ho has been taklnj notes
for the purpose of writing historical
kotehes of tho county.
Mr. J. It. Young of Camden, Ark.,
eldest son of Judge Win. Young of
thla place, nccoinpanlod by his wire,
it visiting his relatives and friends
Mr. Wm. Uuehanau, the secretary
of the St, Louis Hannibal and Keokuk
railroad company was in towt last
week, dispensing soino of the com
Captain C. M. B. Thurmond, and
hia brother, Mr. Win. T. Thur.
noud, wore in town last week. We
aro glad to learn that they contem
plate locating lu Troy. The Cap ain
is a talented young lawyer, amjhaa
lredv won a flno reputation ai an
dvocate. Since tho war, in whici he
took an active part as an officer iitthe
the conieacrato sorvico, no wsn
(lying in tempms a ouueewe
For many months past our poople,
grown weary of expecting tho speedy
completion of tho railroad, have been
losing faith In Its ultimato success.
This feeling of doubt has boon gradu
ally forcing it way Into tho minds of
those who have given tho most cor
dial support to tho road, and whose
expectations of it havo ever been
most sangtiluo. Under the circum
stances, such a revulsion of feeling la
but natural. Nothing olso could have
been expected. Our county had put
lllo into tho ontorprlso, and had clung
to it, iu itK darkest period, with a
tenacity as unremitting as It scorned
hopeless. Wo had extended our
credit to it to a greater extent than
had all the other counties and town
ships along tho Hue. But a small
residue of our liberal appropriation
yet remains unpaid. Although but a
comparatively small amount of grad
ing is unfinished iu our county, the
work lias been prosecuted with no
vigor since tho Doan & Parker trou
bles, and but little grading as been
done in St. Charles county to give us
a connection with a line already in
operation. Since the iron was laid
down in Kallscountyandthc tlecou
tract finished iu this, there Jias seem
ingly been a cessation of effort. The
Mine that was agreed upon as a limit
tor the completion of tho entire road
when it camo under the maungement
of tho Missouri and Iowa construc
tion company has passed and the
further time allowed by the county
court bids fair to pass before we
witness this most dcsirablo consuni
While wo havo never doubted the
tlnnl success of the railroad, wo havo
shared the general impatience at Its
delays. Tho want that will bo sup
piled by tho completion of this road
to the town nnd county, Is a great
one. Wo want the menus of commit
iiicntioii with the rest of tho world.
We need belter, cheaper nnd quicker
pecess to market. And more than
ibis fc need tho active operation of
tills road ns a elnttiitg point to build
up industrial enterprises which will
citable us to develop our magnificent
resources, and to inuintnln n crcditu
ble position among our neighboring
counties which aro more favored by
circumstances, but less by nature
Iu this frame of mind, It may be that
wo have not made sufficient allow
ance for tho difficulties encountered
by those wh) bear tho responsibility
of ihu undertaking. Doubtless the
more serious of these havo nut been
appreciated by our people. Wo havo
always endeavored, in speaking of
this road, its condition andprospects,
to lay before our readers its exact
status, as wo understood it, without
prejudice or partiality. For this
purpose wo havo bceu diligent lu
seeking whatever of information con
corning it, that was available
We callod upon Mr. Buchanan, the
secretary and paymaster of tho cou
structiou company, who was in town
on Saturday last, explained to him
tho very general liupatlcnco of our
people at the delay of tho company,
and their disappointment that more
has not been accomplished, and asked
if ho could gives us facts and figures
that would remove all doubts. In
reply to this, ho exhibited corrcs
pondenco relating to the operation of
the company in the matter of secur
ing iron and disposing of their mort
rage bonds, which presented a most
favorable viow. The items contained
(herein were not to be made public,
fr reasons private to the company
and because it did not wish to bo
placed in thoattltudo of promising
t tho pooplo what unforeseen cir-
ctmttances might prevent. Wo,
hewever, attachod greater import
anco to tho condition of tho road as
set forth in the statement of Mr.
Buchanan. Tho amount of work
nov douo has costiho construction
company over oue hundred and fifty
thousand dollars more than it has
received from the township and
eouaty appropriations and private
subscriptions. This hat been ex
pended in the iron from Hannibal to
Franktord; in Pono, Culvro and
PrairicTllle towaihlpi In Pike eouutyi
and tho' small amount of work dono
St, Charles county. Although till'
much is done tho road is not encum
bered with debt. It has been deeded
in trust to secure tho payment of
the first mortgage bonds, but as
yet not one dollar of those bonds
has been sold. An ngcut Is now in
England to uegotiatotho sale of thoio
bonds. Mr. Buchanan very perti
nently asks: la It reasonable to
suppose that the Missouri and Iowa
construction company will abandon,
or be forced to abandon, thla work
after it has expended so much of ita
owufundh? There it no good rea
son why these boitdt cannot bo advan
tageously dlspokedof. But thisisuot
the only resource Should it be nec
essary the construction company can
Increase ilt own capital stock to the
amount that will bo required to irou
and equip the road. So much faith
hat the company in the imtnediato
protpoc.lt of the road, that grading in
thlt county hat been commenced in
tho last week or two with greater
vigor than for mouths before ; a large
fore 3 of hands has bcon put upon tjie
road-bed in Marion county above
Hannibal, and the forces of Walker
and Van Ness arrived last week, and
have commenced building the bridges
iu this county.
Wo give these facts and let our
readers draw their own conclusions.
The directors assert that not iu the
last twelve months have the pros
pects of tho road looked so Haltering.
We aro inclined to this view of the
J cstice'h Court. Before Esquire
Martin on Saturday, tho case of Ham
ilton ra Hutt, both colored, came up
mid was dismissed, tho plaintiff not
being able to givo bond for costs.
Frank Hamilton is a son of Sam Hutt,
and at the hitler's request, furnished
the flooring and most of tho togs for
a house iu which both were to live
This arrangement had ndt long beou
carried out before Frank's occupancy
becunie dlstnsteiul to Sam. Numer
ous breaches of the peace havo beou
the consequence. Frank, through
his attorneys Walton & Crccli, ami
Lay, brought tho suit to recover the
value of the materials he furnished.
II. II. Norton tor defendant.
Tho enso of Swlnney vt. J. II.
Rocds wus then called up. At the
request of tho defendant's counsel,
tho plaintiff wus required to give
bond for costs. Having dono so, the
case proceeded, and he was put upon
tho stand. According to his testi
mony, ho agreed to work for tho
defendant lor seventeen dollars a
mouth, and if satisfied with the
place would remain until tho 1st of
Soptcmbcr. Ho became dissatisfied
and gavo notice of his intention to
leave. When about to leave, he
asked the defendant for his wages
stating that ho owed a little money
which ho wished to pay, and that ho
wanted some poekot monoy. All the
satisfaction he got was tho reply of
the defendant : "If you are like my
sou (iabo, tho less pocket monoy you
havo, tho better." The defendant
testified that tho contract was for
Swiuuoy to work, until September,
Tho plaintiff got a verdict for full
amount asked. Walton and Creech
for plaintiff; W..C. McFarlaud for
The mortgago : tec-ring the first
bonds of thd Mlsttttlppl Valjoy and
Western rallrouo, to tno amount ot
iivo million threo hundred thousand
dollars wat tiled! for record in the
Circuit Clork's (office on Saturday
last. J. M. Walker, of Chicago, and
A. Stone, jr., or Cleveland, Ohio,
are namod at trustees, with their
signatures accepting tbo trust. Tho
object is to negotiate theso bonds in
order to clear tho toad of dobt already
accrued, and to furnish meant for
completing, ironing and equipping
it. This indebtci nest was incurred,
wo believe, by t le Mississippi Val
ley road one of tho throo which
consolidated, aniaro known under
tho name of tne Mississippi Valley
aim wcsioru. ,
Tho County Court will meet in
called tcttion next Friday.
Dkath nv DnowNiKO. Last Fri
day afternoon, Mr. Chat. Sitton ot
Falmouth, aged 22 years, watdrownod
In King's lake or a tlough near that
place. Ho was out hunting with a
colored boy, both riding horsobatkt
and coming to tho wator tho boy rode
In, and finding tho water quito doep
turned to Mr. Sitton and told him
not to ride in, and then twam his
horse across. On looking back ho
taw Mr. Sitton't horso in tho water
riderless, he probably having bcon
thrown over tho horso's head in his
lunge into tho water, and having
several pounds of shot about him,
sunk to riso no more Information
of tbo sad accident was carried to his
friends, and Immediately search for
hia body was instituted, which was
recovered about two hours after
wards. Mr. Sitton was a ton of J.
A. Sitton, deceased, and was highly
respected by hit friends. Hit sad,
untimely death hat cast a gloom over
his many friends in and around New
Hopo nnd Falmouth, Ho leaves a
young wife and babe
"SRKIOUH IlUKAWAY ACCIDENT.
Last Monday morning, Mr. Jacob
Hartmau was moving the work bench
and toot-chests .of Mr. J. M. Friuk
nnd undo Fred. Kemp, in ills wagon,
from tho rcsldeiico of Dr. Hutt,
whore they had recently been work
ing, and tho three men were sitting
on the bench, Mr. Hartmau driving.
Descending the hill at the southern
end of town, tho brakes not being
put on iu time, the wagon ran on the
horses, and they commenced to jump
and run down the lull. Mr. Friuk
seeing that ho could not hold his seat,
Jumped oil', sustaining no injuries ex
cept a few scratches occasioned by
his lighting in a brush heap. Mr
Hiirtmnn and Uncle Fred were
thrown from tho wagon, both sus
taining severe injuries. Mr. Hart-
man's right elbow was cut, causing
venous extravasation, and he was
much shocked, probably from inter
nal injury. Uncle Fred fell on his
head and right shoulder, bruising his
shoulder nnd dislocating the collar
bono nom us arilcnlntlon villi the
breastbone; his right car was luscc
rated and nearly torn off, und ho re
ceived a severe bruise on the left tem
ple nnd a cut on tho scalp. The
chests were placed iu the wagon and
then tho work-bench put upon its
legs in the bed. Tho three men were
sitting on the bench, which gavo tho
driver no perch iu holding tho horses,
mid nothing for the others to held on
by. Tho horses ran along Main
street until one of them fell, knock
iug out sovcral teeth nnd badly cut
ting its knee.
Narrow Escai'r. Horaco Rose
had a narrow escape from drowning
last Wednesday uftoruoon. Ho at
tempted to cross Culvro just ubovo
tho dam nt Moscow, in a skiff, in
order to take his grist to tho other
side. Tho current was so strong that
he could not stem it, nnd was swept
over tho dam ; tho skiff was soon
righted, and floated away, but Mr.
Itoso was thrown out by tho fall, and
although a good swimmer, was una
ble to maintain himself in tho rush
ing whirlpool, and sank twice. For
tunately ho arose the second timo
within reach of tho current and was
carried down by it to some bushes in
tho stream, which ho laid hold pf,
and altera rest, succeeded in gaining
the shore He was much cxhuustodi
nnd could not havo put forth g.'eator
otforthad it been required.
Injunction Suit. A suit lias
been brought in our Circuit Court by
tho attorney genorul of the stato,
assisted by W. O. McFarland. to en
join tho Mississippi Valloy and
Western ruilroad company from
building a bridge to impede tho navi
gation of Culvro, at Old Monroe.
Notice has also been served upon tho
attornoy of tho company, Nathaulol
Rollins, Esq., that an application for
a temporary injunction will bo made
to the County Court which will meet
in called session on next Friday.
W. O. Whit more of Clarksvlllo.
Mo., will pay the highest price for
win iron, copper ana crass ; aiso niuct
pelts. kt .' 13
Struct Oraino. Tho wort
which was commeticodon the itroe
last week hat been pushed through
with commondnblo energy. Second
street from Collcgo to tho southern
limits, and tho entlro length of Col
lego and Boono streets have been
gono over. Cherry strcot and the
ouster n part of Wood will next re
ceive attoution. Ono good fcaturo in
thit it : tho work that hat boen done,
was done thoroughly and economi
cally. Theso were two very cttoii-
tlal points in tho repairing of ttrec.s
and roads, without which the money
expended for thit purpose would be
wasted. Wo mention thit tact to
demottrato to tho tax-payers tho ex
pediency of paying their road taxis
nt once to tho superintendent, who U
authorized to recclvo and receipt for
tho same. Tho money will thus bi
put to immcdiato use, while ir it bo
paid to tho collector, It wilt lie idle
for nearly a year ; und tho dlfloroncn
in time of payment would only bo it
month or two. Wo think this sug
gestion worthy of consideration, and
that if carried into effect, much
monoy will bo "put where it will do
the most good."
Miss .Tnnnlu Vnri-l.in P C, T nnl.
agraduuto of Troy Christian Iusti.
tute, and a most accomplished ladv
and teacher, is on a visit to Mexico.
Miss Morrison proposes to innk'j
Mexico her homo next full, nud wilt
engage in music touching. Her quali
fications Ul-Q Ot' 11 lltlrli iil'ltm- M Mvl.wt
- a .vw
Nino pictures taken tor $1.09 at
Fuller & Nations. nroutH for RIhp.t
Sewing Machtno, Troy, Mo.
A. V. M'KKi: K.X.HOXKII.H f. MAIITINV'K.
McKEE, BONF1LS & MAltTIX.
A'J'TOKNUYS AT LAW.
' TltOY. MISSOl'HI..
Will pmrtleu in thn turlotw cciiiiIn .f this
nml adjoining counties, spivi.il uUentinu
K ven to rollcitlinit nnd mat tent nlntinv' in
will rclato. IMIlin unrtlicntt corner Main
and Cherry streets, Jut below the LaclciW
. T. DUNN,
ATTORSEY AT LAW,
Will practice In tlie Omi tof the Nineteenth
riucii nuciuioii i(ivrn w
11. C. MAGflUDEIt,
ATTOUXKY AT LAW,
Will Ipraetleeln the Courts of the Nlneteei.di
Judicial Circuit. ito!)n,-.
W. C. McFARLAND,
ATTORNEY AT LAW.
,,, TltOY. missotr;,
Will prncltee In the Courts of tlto Nln.-teoth
Judicial Circuit, und pay medal attention u.
collecting, oillcc over Hank building. vSr.lfi!
ALLEN & BAKER,
ATTORNEYS AT LAW,
, TltOY. MISSOURI.
Agents State and I'IkchIx Insurance Coir.
panics and Rital IMatu A (tent. J. 11. Al
len, Notary Public.
B. W. WHEELER,
ATTORNEY AT LAW.
Will attend to any procsiuuiil bulnes .r.
the court of the Nineteenth .TiKllcnlClrcti!::
aln proxnruilng attorney of the rnr.ntv snd
notary public. ptn.'Wvf
WALTON & CREECH,
A TTORNEYtf AT LAW.
Will practlco In the Courti of the Nineteenth
.IlllMi3nl f?lrnlll. .ml Uunpumn njin. .f IU
Slate. liuslnnx promptly attended to. Oni
over Dr. Katt's drug utors. vftnW
F. T. WILLIAMS,
ATTORNEY AT LAW.
Al.o Notary FiiliUe and Real Eitnte Agur.t,
will give npitclul uiteation to colloctlf :ih,
real urdute practice, and tlm Investigation i f
loud titles, par oflliti in e'erk's liulldlw,
west room satiefacllou giva or no.charp.:
A TTORJ12Y AT LAW.
.V TROY, MISSOURI.
Collectors ad Real Kttatr aokntf.
Particular attention given to conveyancing
and uxuuil nation nt laud Utlut, and contr
vordcpt atrni-tltu: real ertate. We make -specialty
of collecting all kind of claim..,
note, bills, etc., at a reasonable coNimlptb ; .
Dr. J. C. GOODRICH,
Will bo in Troy from time to time, iltie iu
llco of which virus Will bu ctven In T.ic
Dr. W. W. B1RKHEAD,
' TROY, MISSOURI
Will always be found la hhioffleo, ncxtdXr
to T. Wi WtritKow'S, up stairs, where-'
attauds to dental and surgical dlKaseMKOte
iuouUj. lie keeps an amilitaBt always lu the
office to aid in gillDgtcctb. t volte-