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FROST AND FAMINE.
The Poor of Great Britain Find Both
at Their Doors-
London, Deo. S3. Returns of the Union
work house in the East of London show wide
spread poverty and distress. The 8hoTdttcli
workhouse Infirmary la full, and also the work
house itself, and extra room must be provided.
At the Bethnal Green workhouso theie are
1.0C9 Inmates and 382 In the Infirmary. In
Hackney there are 1,418 In-door poor chargea
ble to the Union." District visitors disclose
a vast amount of distress; the funds at their
dicpopul are utterly Insufficient. This Is es.
peclally the case at Poplar and Mllwall, where
thousnnds of dock and other laborers are thrown
out of employment. The Spitafleld, Lime
House, South Hackney, Shadwell and Hangars
ton districts aro crying out about the badness
' of trade, and even Christmas wares are a heavy
druR In the market, so severe Is the distress
in HaKKar.Hton that committees will be iortned
for the relief ol cases bf ex'reme necessity, but
it will be greatly crippled through want of
Driven from Home.
New ORLKiNS.December 23. The Picayune
says: "in West Feliciana Parish a few days
a negro named Cole disappeared, and subse
quently a headless body of a negro was found
in a cistern. No developments were made at
the Inquest respecting the parties who bad
committed the deed, nor was it proved that the
Dotty was tnat or coie." I
The Times says: "Witnesses are coming
every day from parishes to lay before the grand
jury stories of their grli vances. United States
Deputy Marshal V, A. Barrow, United States
Supervisor of Registration and Election, Y.
Ernest Breda, and bis brother, a physician, and
A P Breda, who are residents ot Natchi
toches, have arrived in the city. They say that
tbey were ordered to leave, and did leave Nat
chitoches on the lid of September last ; that the
Mayor of Nat-dittocbes, unc'e of Y. Ernest
Brepa, came to them add asked them tosurren.
der, and they refused. They were then given
two hours to leave the town, being told that
unless they went their dwelling would be at
tacked by 400 or 500 men, and that they would
not be spared. They concluded to leave, and
h ive not been back to Natchitoches since. Mi.
Breda says that be is a native of the parish of
The abote is about the substance ot tha story
which they will tell to the grand jury.
An old physician, retired from practice, hav
lng had placed in his hands by an Eiist India
missionary the formula of a simple vegetable
remedy, for the speedy and permanent cure
for consumption, bronchitis, catarrh, asthma,
and all throat and lung afflictions, also a posi
ti ve and radical cure for nervous debility and
all nervous complaints, after having tested its
wonderful curative powers in thousands of
cases, has felt it his duty to make it known to
his suffering fellows. Actuated by this motive,
and a desire to relieve human suffering, I will
send, free of charge, to all who desire it. this
recipe, with lull directions for preparing and
using, in German, French or English. Sent by
mail by addressing with stamp, naming this
paper. W. W. Sherar, 149 Powers' Block, Koch
ester, New York.
Trifles make periection, but perfection
itself is no trifle.
Consumption ot the lung tissue must
steadily increase bv the retention ol the
foul corruption. Dr. Bulls Cough Syrup
promotes gentle expectoration, ami gives
great reliei to those suffering with con
sumption. Jcflorsoa City Harlsota.
state Journal Office, I
Jefferson Oltj , Mo., Dec. -24.
The Bankers were busy with the balance of
mankind, getting ready tor Christmas. Matu
ring paper was looked after, and the collectors
busy. Discounts dull at 8 to 10 per oent.
COIN ADO EXCUANUK.
Gold Coin 100 juo
Silver Coin 100 loo
Mexican Dollars 85 t)0
Trade Dollars 100 100
Silver coin, small loo loo
County warrants 100 100
City warrants 05 100
Coin exchange on New York.. y per cent, pre
Currency " " " i "
Very little done in the grain market. Too
No. 1 red winter wagon lots 80
No. 2 ' " "5
No. 8 " " " 6075
Reluct and dam r
In wagon lots (retail) 40
la wagon lots (retail) 25
Western 8tar, per barrel $5 00
Sack 2 50
Capitol Star, per Sack 8 25
Capitol Mills, XXX Family, per Sack 2 00
Capitol Mills. Extra Family, per Suck 1 75
Graham Flour, 100 lbs 2 00
Middling " " 1 50
Kye " V
Buckwheat" " '
Shipstuff, " " 70
Shorts " 60
Corn Meal, in Paoer Sacks per bushel 60
Corn Meal in bulk, per bushel 45
Kye Meal, per 100 lbs 1 60
Mr. John Gordon reports the trade dull.
The pork house is quite active, and Mr. Span
nagle anticipates a good season's work.
Butchers' cattle, per 100 lbs 2 252 50
Lambs, per head 1 5o 2 00
theep, per 100 lbs S 002 50
Hoys, gross, per 100 lb 2 002 25
Calves, each 3 00- 4 00
Milch cows, each 18 00-25 00
Sweet Potatoes 91 50
Irish Potatoes, in demand 60 60
Live chickens per dozen 1 602 00
Chickens dressed 1 602 00
Kablts per dozen 60 60
Squirrels, per dozen 60 60
Goose, each.; 40 63
Turkeys, dressed, per lb 8 10
Ducks, each 20 25
Quail per doz CO 75
. . Eggs, per doz 20-22 X
Navy beans, per bu 1 752 00
Butter, choice . 15 25
Green Apples per bu 1 50
Lemons, per doz 50
Haws v 10-12)4
Bacon, sides, new 3
Breakfast baoon 10
Lard, choice 8 10
. Dried Beef 15
Fresh dressed buffalo 5 6
.. ' cat 10
" trout liX
' white fish lax
Oregon Salmon, salt,
The Philosopher's Stone,
The eccentric, but brilliant, John Ran
dolph, once rose suddenly up io his sent
in the House ot Representatives and
scremmed out at the top ol his shrill voice :
Mr. Speaker I I have disoovered the
philosopher's stone. It is Iiy as you
John Randolph dropped many rich
gems from his mouth, but never a richer
one than that.
"Pay as you go," and you need not
dodge sheriffs and constables.
Pay as you go," and you can walk the
streets with an erect buck and a manly
Iron', and you have no lear ot those you
meet You can look at any man in the
eye w'thout flinching. You won't have
to rross the highway to avoid a dun, or
look intently into the shi p windows to
avoid seeing a creditor.
"Pay as you go," and you can snap
vour fingers at the world, and when you
1 tugh, it will be u hearty honest, one. It
seems to us, sometimes, tl at we can
almost tell the laugh of a poor debtor.
He looks around as though he was in
doubt whether the laugh was not the
property of his creditors, and not included
in articles "exempted from attachment."
When he does succeed in getting out an
abortion he appears Irightened, and
looks us though he expected it would be
poured upon by a constable.
"Pay hs you go," and you will meet
smiling laces at home happy cherry-
cheeked smiling children a contented
wile a cheerlul henrth-stone.
John Randolph was right. It is the
philosopher s stone.
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245 Broadway, N. Y.
Manufacturers and dealers in all kinds ol
Highest market prieo paid for wheat.
DULLE'S CUSTOM MILLS,
(Cor. Main and Mulberry.)
G. H. DULLE&JO,, Proprietors.
Wholesale and retail dealers in
GRAIN. CHOICE, BRANDS OF FLOUR,
RYE AND BUCKWHEAT FLOUR,
CORN MEAL, &o.
This custom mill is now in operation and
will do all kinds of custom work any day
in the week. decl8-d&wtf.
Assignee's notice of his appointment.
WeHtern District of Missouri, :
The undersigned hereby gives notice of bia
appointment as assignee of C. N. Parsons,
of Joplin, in the county of Jasper, and
State of Missouri, within said district,
who has been adjudged a bankrupt
upon bis own petition by the United
States District Court for said district.
decl7-dltw8t. Jamks C. Babbitt, Assignee.
Jefferson City, Mo., Deo. 17, 1878.
Assignee's notice of bis appointment.
Western District of Missouri, :
The undersigned hereby gives notice of bis
appointment as assignee of Max Kauri, of Jen",
erton Ciiy. in the county ot Cole, and State of
Jrl ssouri. within said district, who has been ad
it Iged a bankrupt upon his own petition by tbe
United Status District Court for said district.
ddcl7,Ultwat. Jamms 0. Babbitt,
Jefferson City, Mo., Dec. 17,1878.
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popular paper of Central Missouri in every respect, and
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TITP. STATV. .TfUTRVAT."
TItfSTEK'S SALE: Wiif.iif.as. John Tenlmas,
by his tlcot! of trust dated the rd lny of Jan.
unrv, 1874, and roconlinl In the Kt-cordor's
Ollli-a of tho cnunty of (Jole, anil 8lnto of .Mis,
ii)iui, Hook H, tiagi-s 4S!t and 4!H, coi.vcyol to
the untlurslgneii, truBtcp, the following do
scrltmd rral nutate, tonrthcr with aU linp.ovn
incnW tliorenn. to-wlt: tlio south lmlf of the
nortlioaKt (iiimter of arrtion il, township 44,
ranKu 14, coiitiilng Wl ncr'H, inorr or loop, which
coiivcyiinco was inttdo in tnmt to stTiirt1 me
liiiviiii'iil of a certain note In paid deed of trust
described ; ami, wliort'Bs. default lias been
made in the payment of said note, now long
past duo, and huh iinpani; now, mcrciore,
notice is hereby given that at the request of the
ifgal holder of'siiid note, and In puisiinuee of
tlm n-ovlslons of paid deed of trust, tho un
dersigned! trustee will on
Tuesday, February 3d, 1879,
between the hours of Klo'cloek a, in. and 5 n
clock n. m of that day. at the wi slevn front
,door of the Coiirt-liousn In theCity ol'.leller.-oii,
Mine oi Missouri, expose tor sine mo noove
described real estate al public vendue, to the
highest bidder, lor cash, to satisfy paid noies
and Ihu expenses of executing Ibis tin-t.
L IIIUSIIAN lil si n,
Trustee's and Assignee's Sal.
Where.!. W. A. C'ui ryd'il. y his cert i'n
deed of trul. dated October 23 IsT.'i. mid re
corded in bunk I, nt puce '.! nl Ibe it curds of
Cole county, Missouri, convry to llie miiier-sipni-d
N. ' liurch, as trustee, llie following
described reiil esliue. ittiiilc in t.'.ile county,
Stiite nf Missouri, lo-wii :
In-lot in llie Civ ot .IctTcrsnn nimibercd on
the pint Iherenl 1 21. snd t.n undividrd liulf in
Hiid to lots 0, 10, II. 12, 111 and 14 ; of subdivision
of ill-bits lu t. el'iiv nt .Ie(. rsoil numbered
9U9. 70. 071. 172, i)7;l, 1174. il7' and SCti. .s mude
by Curry and MeCii' y. the pint thereof being
on tile with the Recorder ol CoIp cnuiit.
And whereas, NHid W. A. Currv. b.is been
duly Kiljuiiued a bnnkntpt by Ibe district court
of the Uniicd Stales lor tbe Western district
of Missouri, and the undersigned .lames C.
Ilaiibitt is his duly appointed Hint qualified as
smnee in bankruptcy, and, whereas, by an or
der ol said court, made on the tiih d iy of Ie
ceniber, 1S7S. the said a-siunee nnd the said
trustee were ordered lo unite in a sale of said
real estate, in coiilonnily with the provisions
of said deed of trust, and subject to the pa
ment ol all tuxes aud assessments due ana be
Now, therefore, in obedience, to said order,
and in accordance with the terms ol said deed
of trHst, and at the r tpiest of the lega! holder
of said note, we will on
SATURDAY, JANUARY 11, 1S79,
between the hours of nine o'clock in the fore
noon and lour o'clock in the Rflernonn of said
day, at the door of llie court house, in the City
of Ji llersoii, county of Cole, .Stale ol Missouri,
s-'ll at public vendue, to the hiuhest bidder, tor
cash, all tho leal estate hereinbefore described,
in older to satisfy said note and the costs ot
executing this trust.
N. C. RURCri.Trust.ee.
JAMKS C. BABBITT, Assignee.
Tly virtue of un execution for costs, issued
by the Clerk ol l ho circuit court of Colo coun
ty, Missouri, and to me directed, mude return
able at the May term, 1X78. but there lielntf no
May term held, uiiule returnable to the Decem
ber term, 187H, oi said Colo circuit court, in a
certain cnusc, wherein T. A. Purker was plain
tiff and E. li cbstadter was defendant, in
which euliHO said T. n. Parker was adjudged
to pay tho costs, I have levied and seized upon
all the right, til lo ami interest of said T. A.
Parker in and to the following real estate ii
Colo county, Missouri, to-wit : The west half
of the northeast quarter of section 13, town
ship 41, range 1J, and 1 will ou
Saturday, January 4th, 1879
expose said land, for sale to tho highest bidder
for cash in hand, between tho hours ol ! o'clock
in the mornint; und 5 o'clock in the afternoon
at the front di or of tbe court house of Cole
county, in the City of Jefferson, and whilst the
circuit court of Colo county is in session, for
tho purpose of satistyiiiK said execution unit
coHtS. UEOKGE WAGXEK.
Dec. Kith, 187S. Sheriff Cole. County.
By Pllil.li'l' OTT, Deputy.
By virtue and authority of a general execu
tion, issued from the otlic.o of the clerk of the
circuit court of Colo county, Missouri, in favor
of the City of Jefferson nt'thv relation ami to
the uscot tbe Pacillc Uailroad.nnil gainst, John
Opel, joIim G. Suhott. E I,. King, llenrv llurger
and Xic. Mclchoir, for tho sum of I'J 2.VKK),
and also its costs, I have seized and levied up
on tho following property of said John G.
Scliott, to-wit: One hundred and thirteen
shares of the slock of the First National Bunk
of Jetlerson City, Missouri, of the value of one
hundred dollars cucli;ulso the following real
estate: Inlots in tbe City of Jefferson. Missou
ri, numbered 3:iJ,:i:t.i, 3:17, 470, iiia.Ml.oot and.VW);
also by seizing and levying upon the following
real estate of the within named Nie. Mclchoir:
In-lots In Jefferson City numbered l!i, 2m, 3!KI.
3114, 1141, 4li, 47. 848 and out-lots of Jefferson City
numbered 41, g'J, U3, U.r), 99 and 111, and I will on
Saturday, 28th day of December, 1878
during the session of the Circuit Court ol Colo
county, jbetween the hours of 9 o'clock in the
forenoon and 5 o'clock in the afternoon ot that
day, expose above named property for wile to
the highest bidder, for cash in hand at the
front door of tbe court house of Cole county, in
the City of Jefferson, in said county, lor tho
purpose of satisfying said execution and costs.
decG wtd. Sheriff of Cole County, Mo.
SHERIFF'S SALE IS PAKTITIOX.
By virtue of an order of sals issued from the
oflice of the clerk of the circuit court, of Colo
county. Missouri and under nml liv virtue of a.
judgment of sale in partition lu a certain
uuusu wnerein Auraimiu . lilliott is plalntltl,
and Xaoma V. Longdon.and A. V. P.Longdon.
her husband. M. J. Elliott. George Elliott,
Louisa Elliott and Sarah Elliott are defendants.
I will, on
Saturday, January 10th, 1879,
expose to sale to the highest bidder, between
the hours of nine o'clock in tho forenoon, and
five o'clock in tho afternoon, at the front door
of the court house, of Cole county, In the City
of Jefferson, and whilst the circuit court o'f
said counly is in session, the following do
scrlbod real estate, viz: The northeast quarter
southwest quartr and northwest quarter,
southwest quarter, and southeast quarter,
nor.bwest quarter, of soction 36. township 4H,
range II. also tun acres out of tho northwest
corne- i f northwest quarter of southeast
quart'T, of section 3ll, township 44), range 14,
also son'hwest quarter, of northeast quarter
and nori beast quarter of northwest quarter
and west halt ot northwest quarter, of section
3(1, township 44, range 14, situate in tho coun
ties of Cole and Monlieau, upon a credit nf
six months the purchaser triven bond, with
Sheriff of Coin County. Mo.
In the District Court of the United Stales fur
the Western District of Missouri:
In thi matter of 5
L. P. CUNNINGHAM, In Bankruptcy.
To the creditors of the above named Bankrupt :
Take 1101 ice t bat said Bankrupt has tiled, in
said District Court, bis pet. t ion for a discharge
from all his debts, and that said Court has ap
pointed the Id h day of December, A. D. 1878,
at 10 o'clock s. m. of said dav, before the
Honorable Arnold Krekel, Judge ol said Court,
at Chambers in tbe City ot Jefferson, in sail
District, as 1 tie time and place when and
where you ihhv attend and show cause. If nnv
you have, wny the prayer of said petition
kbuuld not te granted.
James C. Babbitt,