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THE TROY HERALD.
TROY, MO., WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 31, 1873.
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Circuit Couiit. First Monday after tbe
r.mrtli Monday In March and September.
County Court. Second Monday hi Feb
ruary, Mot. Aumist, and November,
Puorate Court. Second Monday In
January, April, July and October.
The Lacledo Gift Hall hns been post-
poned to Friday, January 80, 1874.
This 1 necessary on account or tlio
failure of many or the sub-Rgcnts to
end In lliolr reports. Many persons
havo been holding back until tlio laat
few days to purchaso ttckots, not
understanding that tlio returns and
preliminary measures coniumo con
slderablo time. It will therefore bo
to their interest to invest at once, as
the sato will be stopped as soon an the
necessary number has been disposed
of. If the sale eonlinuc in tlio same
ratio as heretofore, the. ball will ccr
tnluly bo held without further post
pouomcnt. Mr. L. J. Uarrott in
couscqucnco of not being able to give
sufficient tiui3 to tho business, has
eslgncd the agoucy, and Mr. Henry
W. I'crklus has been appointed in his
tcuri. Mr. Perkins will give it the
necessary attention to insuro success.
first Day, ItSMlr Jnstsmrr 14, IS74.
M. L. Kiilmn
.1. W. sltton
J. W. Sltton
I. M. Heeds
.1. A. Alexander
s. i). cannon
Ii. She ton
Win, M. Slnmson
i. . MIIOU
E. O. Sltton
I. O. O. P.
Trov Lode No. 68 1. O. O. F. meet every
Batiirdav night at their ball In the Wlthrow
block. " T. W. WITHROW, N. 11.
J. II. Mrl.Kt.i.AW. Scc'y.
A P A A M
Trov Lodiro No. 84 A. F. A. M. meets
Aatariliy night on or before each full timou.
WILL II. YOUNG, W. M.
J. A. WARli,lee'y.
LOCAL AND COUNTY WIW8.
HTaravrss treaaa Wagaa ana Klllea.
Lnst Wednesday, 2Uh Inst., Con
verse Barrett, who lived on Col. E.
Sydnor's farm, eight or ten miles west
of Tror, was driving a spirited team
liome from Wright City. When
nbout threo or four miles this side of
that place, descending a long decline,
Ills horses becatno unmanageable and
started on a run. Before reaching
the bottom, the wagon struck a largo
trco and was broken and upsot, pitch
ing Mr. Barrett out onto the flinty
stones. Ben. Clark, n negro man
living near the place of tho accident,
naw tho team running, and went as
fast as he could over to whero tho
wagon was upset. He found Mr
Barrett Ivins insensible, with the
wagon-bed across his body. Remov
insr the bed, he carried tho unfortti
unto man to his house, where he died
in a very short time. There was a
Kfivcro cut on the top of his head and
one over his right eye and temple
Miliar of which, in tho opinion of
Ksqlro Shelton, who hold an inquest
over tho body, would have produced
death. The jury rendered n verdict
in accordance with the above facia
Mr. Barrett was an Industrious, good
citizen, and leaves a wlfo and children
to mourn over his sad fate.
II. 1. Lawranco
J. II. Trail
(I. F.L. lived
Wchdo & Alexander
W. J. I.iron
J. A. Drowning
Luck Long M. A. Hobrrtaon
. W, 1'UI'Kcr rturan rumer
llartholomew Scpplcr Margaret Scpplcr
Alex Carson John McKluticy
Michael at. John
From a coiumuulcalion wo lear
that tho Walnut Grovo lycoum had
liscussion upon tho resolution that
the stock law would bo beneficial to
the county, which resulted in a vie
lory for tho negative Tho speakers
tor tho nfflrmative were Wm If. Head,
dish. 't C, Mdd, John Mudd, B. F,
Heads, J. K. Ingram, J. W. Park and
.1. C.Wells; those for tho nogntlv
vreio: A. C. Hudson, II. C. Motley,
.I.S.King, J, S, l'Ark. fJus. Mudd
uud C. C. Wade.
Persons having occasion to travel
aver tho Weulzvlllo road in tlio hack
line, will find Homer Martin, the dri
viir, an accomodating young gentle
man, a species of the human race Hint
is not always found ill charge of pub
Wo havo a lotler from Mr. J. W.
Reynolds in reply to several articlos
that have appeared In regard to the
"Mill Creek assault and battary case."
It will appear next week.
The County Court met on Monday
to moko arrangomonts to meet tho
interest on our railroad bonds.
Christmas festivities aro to bl nmo
(or our readers boiug presented with
a half shoot this wcok.
Hoping our patrons havo all had a
merry Christmas, we Wish tuein
iaji;y Kew Year.
Lincoln Cant fields.
At a incetluir of tho Association
Saturday night last, Dr. (icorge B.
Johnson fwliu never 'lets un in his
onergetie cnoris loaavaiice ino inicr
csU -of St. Charles) furnished somo
valuable facts concerninir tho jjincoin
county coal fluids. Tho general im
pression prevailing here that theso
coil Holds woro valueless and that
littlo had been or would bo done to
wards their development, isundoubl
dlv a mistake.
Tho company now owning these
mines consists of Col. Solomon
Kitchen. Senator Boirv. K. M. Mc
Cartlsy, wuudy Tliompson, anu otner
wealthy and influentlul men. The
capital stock U t,600,000, of which
amount ovor$17o.O'0 has already been
exiended upon these Holds. Thor
ough investigations have been mado
uv compuicni exports, nuu ineir rc-
ports aro most favorable. Over an
area of 18 square miles shafts were
sunk in every uircciiou, revealing at
a depth of not over 40 feet beds of
coal ranging from 14 to 26 feet in
tnicKiiess, uRd oi a quality so nnc
that the ttt. Louis Gas Company, ul-
tura careful testing, havo indicated
tlicir reauiucss to contract tor ineir
regular supply. Mr. McCarthy and
Mr. Thompson, representing tbo coal
company, were in town the lust week,
and at tho meeting of tho Association
Saturday nignt next, a time win uo
appointed for their appearance before
nun uoay to siata ino pians anu pur
poses ot tho company as touching St.
Charles. This company lias uo con
nection with tho Troy railroad coin.
pany, but to navo an outlet for ineir
coal it Is tholr Interest to encourauo
and aid in tho early completion of
that road, una to that cud they are now
working. They are in earnest. Thoy
proposo to give 9100,000 to securo a
road, independent of the North Mis
souri, irom Troy to ino bt. unarics
wharf. From tho wharf hero thoy
intend shipping by barges to St. Louis
and New Orleans and nil intermedi
ate points. According to their esti
mates tiiey can deliver coai upon ino
wharf here at less than eight cents
per bushel, and nt St. Louis for less
than a bit. Should they accomplish
this, to br)ng tho iron now found in
large quantities along the Osage
Hiver, by barges, to St. Charles, and
hero cstublish iuuumorablo smelting
furnaces, would be tho next underta
king. It Isa grand enlorprsc, audit
behooves our people to direct their
Inborn towards iu accomplishment.
St. Charlei .veiet, Jlec. '-'offt.
It was the habit of tho itopubllcan
prints of Missouri to chargu extrava
gance upon the last legislature of that
state, just bocause it was u Democratic
body. Wo are by no means prepared
to insist that it was not an extravagant
aflitir, but if it was wo should llko to
know what the threo or (our Republi
can legislatures (hot prcccdod It may be
called. For instance, lot us llgure some:
Tho Republican legislature .of 1885-6
which was tho lirst after tho war.
cost these are official figures $114,
699. 82 ; tho next legislature, that of
1867-8 seemed to understand loyal
pracllcos a littlo hotter, ami squan
dered $183,438.19. This raised such a
broczo wltii the people, and they com
plained so about it, that there was a
considerable reduction when the next
legislature camo along; tho Hcpull
caus who made tho laws In 1869-70
spent only $161,423.A6. Following
this came to the harum-scarum legis
lature of 1871-2 with a Republican
maioritv in ono branch and a Demo
cratic in tho other', this patriotic gang
nunil lilt ft170.Qlttt.ftn. T.nat winlnr lint
Johntlircvator vs W.J. Tucker adin'r M. Jts'at Democratic legislature sliico tho
war convened at Jenerson City and
for ono session its expenses were but
$51,217.90 tills is ut tho rato of $102,
000 for the wholo period of its service.
There is uromiso that it will bo loss
this winter than lait. But granting
it will be as much, and wo havo a
Democratic legislature spending
twelvo thousand dollars loss than the
least ever spent by uUepublican body
iu Missouri, and elghty-ouo thousand
less than ono Republican legislature
took from the'.tax-nayers. It is iu or
oor now lor some
Dr. J. C. GOODHIC'H,
Will be In Troy from time to time, dim no.
lice or which vlxlu will be given In Tim
THOY II Kit A Mi. wiltmSH
Dr. W. W. B1KKI1KAD,
Will always be found Iu bin oltlce, next door
lo T. W. WlTIIKOW'H. Up luli, where hn
attend to dental and kurylcul iIIm-och of tnn
mouth. He keep, un uhlfttiintiilwtii in the
office to aid In tilling teeth. volHnu
J. 11. Allen
II. & 0. W. Pollard
T. A. Halley
W. .H. l.lickctt
S. A. Colvln
J. W. Sltton
J. 51. l.uckett
J. M. Porter
J. W. Ollliim
II. 'K .Itobcrton vs J. M'. Welsh adm'r
J.T. Ulalr It.Wommack ad'rMOI.Vcrdler
W. I). Jainlion
II. A. Hamilton
Stewart t Shaw
M. II. Cochran
J. W. Welch
S. II. Cannon
J. C. Downing
U. W. Mies
J. II. Allen vs Carty
1. & K. Steele
Kllsa U. Steele
M. I. I.ovull
A. II. Martin
J. C. Jlaiivh
It. L. Lawranco
Wells udm'r It. Mudd
ATTOHNKY AT LAW
Will Practice In the eourli of the Nlneteenlh
Judlcliil Circuit. Special attention l en to
collcctlii(t. (Ifflrc on Main street, two door
Miuth of the Lacledo Hotel. 8nM
ATTOllNKYS AT LAW.
Will tiraetlec In the Court of the Nineteenth
Jud'cliil Circuit and Supreme Court of thu
State. JiuxInciiN promptly attended to. Ofltiut
over Dr. Hart' uriiK store.
some loyal paper to toss
two. Ivmevou't Vtmc-
nv'r Will. ItutlllllllUlll I Tim ut I. Ill I.. .1...
- - ....... ... . auu nun BRUii'mn uiuiiuca liiul
Wir.!"1- '"' the salary of the Dropout shall bo
after the expiration of the pretent
O. T. DUNN,
ATTOItNEY AT LAW,
NEW H01E, MO..
Alo Notary I'ulillc. will practice In the
Court of Urn nineteenth Judicial ClrruU.
Special attention glvcu to collecting.
U. C. MAGRUDER,
ATTOltNEV AT LAW,
Will practice In the Courts of the Nlnetnenili
Judicial Circuit. ptol)n:i
"w. C.ilcFAULAND, "
ATTOItNEY AT LAW.
Will practice IntheCnurtNofthu Nluelreiilh
linllclul Circuit, andimv sneclal ntleiition !
collectlnir. oltlce over Hank building. uU
LouIk Vertrees curator Campbell Vcrtrcc vt
W. Fraxlcr adm'r M. K. Vcrtree
Lnul Vcrtrcc vs W. Kruzlcr adm'r M. K.
Jacob Jones vs J, Creech adm'r J. 11. Brlucoo
E. O. Sltton
T. It. Held
L. H. Howell
L. II, Howell
J. II. Allen
J. T. Dowell
ii. u. Miton
E. II. Hull
11. C. Lindsay
M. A. Hltcr
J. (1. Howell
S. D. Howell
W. S. Cooper
M. F. Vertrees
W. C. Dowell
'. (I. Ollmcr
W. T. Hluck
K. II. Thompson
II. C. Mctluecn
O. O. Hamilton
M. V. MojcIcv
Jaliiclaon & Trail
11. P. Mudd
Thomas It. Held
It. k II. K sherry W. N. Ellsburrv
(Icorsc W. Ilur.lcty Charles L. Hopkins
.tianin inompson rnompnou v uro.
James N. Norton W. S. Dunn
It, II. Harvey W. II. Harvey
John tl. Ilarncs Nancy Thomas
Eil-berry A Seuton John A. Sltton
J. 11. Allen Jumcs Collard
W. Fr ixler
1. 31. Colbert
Mary Aim McMahau .loim Me.Mahun
John H. Harm-
Joseph II. Allen
r . w. uose
Johxeph H. Allen
Wklcsi War ) Walch War I
I am going to Cako & Rogers' for
n pair of thoso water proof boots.
Theso boots I got put of the stores,
called shop-niado boots, don't turn
Furs at C'ott !
Fur at C'ott!
' WOOLKOI.K Ss Gohdok.
Mary & K. Moore
J. It. Kirkhenrt et si
Nancy J. WitliingUni
I'. A. Colbert ct ul
Chuuncy D. Crandull
Uobcrt A. Hoacli
J. D. II. & M. Walker
term. In other words, tho mail whose
inllucnco aided. If It did not nroduce
the salary-steal, mid whose signature
made it a law, Is tho only man who is
to enjoy tho trulls of that robbery.
Tho principal oll'euder pockets his
share of the plunder, whllo tho nc
cessorlcs must give back theirs. Of
courso wo understand the congress
un uo constitutional right to cnaiiga
the president's salary diirluir tho no-
rlod for which ho has been elected.
Wo only refer to tho subject as illus
trating "poetic Justice." But per
haps it was supposed President Grant
wouia accept tno moral lessons ami
voluntarily return his share of the
Senator C. C. Allen has addressed
lu.lcttor to Gov. Woodson on tho sub
ject of meeting tho taxes for 1873.
The Senator suggests the propriety of
issuing $1,000,000 In 7 or 8 per cent,
bonds, interest and principal payable
in goiu. 110 aiso suggests a special
session 01 the Leirlslalure. and savs :
"As tho Logislaturo meets January
7th, no additional miloage would bo
allowed ; the spcrlal session would
termlnato whou tho adjourned ses
ALLEN & BAKER,
ATTORNEYS AT LAW.
THO Y. MISSOURI.
AucnlH State and Phccnlx Insurance Com
panies, and Real Estate Agent. J. H Al.
lk.n. aoiary ruoiic.
II. W. WHEELER,
ATTORNEY AT LAW,
Will attend to any prosesslonul lmlnei In
the courts of the Nineteenth Judical Circuit:
ulso prosecuting attorney of the county mif
notary public. ptn:!vs
F. T. WILLIAMS,
ATTORNEY AT LAW.
Also Notary Public and Heal Ktato Agent
will L'lve snecial attention to .nlleetUns.
real estate practice, and the Investigation of
:nilil lilies, fa owre 111 c ern s uuiiiiiuw,
west room. Satisfaction f ivcu or no vbarip
made. 4 toWnM
A fatal disease lias broken out
among tho sheop in some portions of
Callaway county. The animal bo
comes dull and stupid : the cars drop
forwsrd, tho eyes aro leaden; there
lis un offensive inatlor that exudos
from the noso : the animal refuses to
cat, llugurs a few days and expires
without any apparent pain.
Mentr! Slaneytt KlanerMI
Money to loan in sums to suit at
moderate rates of interest at the
Farmers Mcchnnlcs Savings Bank
of Troy, Mo. 6013
H you want a pair of the best water
proof Heavy Kip Boots in tlio state at
$6.75, eush, call on
2w49 Cakr & Rogers
Mr. Stophous, of Georgia, has made
a speech defending tho Increase of
salary and back pay bill, stating that
ho would have voted for It If he bad
boen a member of congress at tho
time. Ho said it was a constitutional
law, constitutionally passed, and was
thorefore right. And Butler con
w. F. 'I'm
W. T. Stewart
C. C. Hansdell
Win. II. Ives
U. T. Pendleton
Cathe Ino E. Wells
atary E. Carter
O. N. Cones
Jnhll 11. Mitchell
Alex P. Stewart
rruncis a. umpocn
Lewis II. Jones
Joseph 11. Allen
losenli II. Allen
K. O. Wooll'olk
Joseph II. Allen
John It llrlttoii
N. H. Dudley
Julia .V John Walker
llcorxit ai. Halley
Cynthia A. Kiuioii
Juditli ie M. Ames
Johu S. A F. A. Loyan
ai., J. & W. Glover
Miuiith J tooi Fura nt wbolesalo cost. Now is
u. w..VJ.H.Prusiey your timo, uuy wiilie tiiey aro cneap.
at. .. A w. Walker
W. S. JlrujfE et al
l. W. Porter et id
A., C. A. & J. .Mounco
Jep. & E. H. Wells
T.XVT. H. Carter
It., C..J. E. Early
E. J. A It. W. Lewis
John F, Merrlwethcr
John A Robert Creech
Sarah A. Trail
sterling P. Hill
J. II. A Ui'orjjo Jones
Sarali ,1. Harvey
U. It. Thurnhlll
E., V. ic M. Phillips
d., v. tv .1. uennis
L. A. WooUolk et nt
Levi A John Ilnrnvs
W. A. lllluretul
Mary Eliza Hritton
M. L. E. liullurd
J J.&E. Wells
L. M. Martlnlk
J.s.A W. F. Walker
FltAKlER ft COLBERT,
ATTORNEYS AT LAW.
Will nractlccln thft courts of the Ninetcenl
Judlelul Circuit. Special attention iven l
collections ami to tue sale, purenufe aur
leaMn or real cmate; aonracii 01 line.,
warrants, deeds, deeds of trust and niort
Kuites made on short notice, l.arcc number
of valuable farms for sale. Office on Main
street Iu Henry's btUkllug, up stairs. hj.vt
Woolfolk & GonuoN.
nanoyt Manerll fllneyllt
Money to loan iu sums to suit at
moderate rates of Interest at thu
Farmers lb Moehuuics Savings Bank
of Troy, Mo. 603
Ht:8II-FARROW.-Dceembor 57, 18TH,
bv Rev. J. II. Ledbettcr, Capt. Charles W.
R'urh, formerly or this county, and Mies
Lucy E. Farrow, of aioutKomery county.
KNOX & NORTON,
ATTORNEYS AT LAW.
COI.LKCTOBS AND ItRAt. ESTATK AIIRKTS.
Particular attention given to Mnveonenif
and examination of land titles, and contra
veisles aOactliiK real estate, we mis
specially of e(lctln all kinds of claims,
nstss. bills. tU..atrsawaabU mnmim""-
TJtOV, ... - MO
THORNHILL & BUSWELL,
THIS 18 A FIRST-CLASS HOTEL
furnUhed In good style, with Its tabbi
iinniio.i win, thitWit th market affords.
Strangers stoppmcln Troy will tlud hers uU
tut comioris 01 iiome.
la stocked with strictly prime Liquors, stick,
as llrandles, Whtskys, Wines. Ales, Olu,
to. ; also tho Unest brands of cigars.
imniLAMJ. saturuav. uecemocr ai.
IS7;I, at the residence of Dr. Wmld,v..iu this
place, Mrs. Mary E., relict of thu lato Dr.
JENNINGS. In Wright City, December
in. ist:i. Murv Kiln, eldest duuirhter of Rich.
U. and M. F. Jeuulng, aged 7 years, 7 nio's
and 10 days.
'I roy, Mitmouri.
MXXi have their Livery Su'des on Cherry St.,
the sign at the brick stable on Main street lo
the coutrary notwithstanding. The orlgiu
Laclede stuliles. by tbe above firm, art, as
tbey bare always ueen. a tew aoors easi oi
Wltarow-S. SZST ouxgies. nont.s
aaa to hire. Horses boarded by the day or
week at reasonable rates. volMdp
From all accounts the prospect for
wheat in this county Is unusually
good. It is now past ail danger from
tho frost. Tho breadth of- laud put.
down in whoat is also greater than
for years past. A good crop of
whoat next yoar would rcilovo much
of tho llnan.'lal embarrassment Iu the
TONSORIAL PALACE, .
One door South of the Lacledo Hotel,
PRANK WOLF. Proprietor.
' rilmvliti. .Shsintionulnz and llatr-euttlug
'In the highest style of tbe art. ladet
Uatr Dressing. ivwievyi
MISS SARAH J. FENTEM,
Fancy Goods ete.
RKTTLE MKNT. -Nol lee
iiuritiiv ulvmi that thu uiiderslencd.
administrator of the estuto of "arton nan- CO.MPLKTB ASSORTMENT of thu
hard deed, will make n Dual aeiueinrni 01 111s i . , . . f .. , m01M..u iittts
...ImliiUlrxllmi ut nll estntu ut the HCXt I mw aijies 01 uamcs uoiuieu, uui.
term of the Lincoln county Probate Court to and mtnlngs always o 1 hand.
nelHunaiidheldatthoc4mrthouctiTroyljnie patronage of friends U solicited,
on thecond Monday In January, 1H74. iCratoroourorton Urother's.
uuvWp WMWl'Na.Adai'r. 2nl8jl