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STE. GENEVIEVE, THURSDAY, SEPT. 12, 1872,
Circuit Juili;e AVm. Carter.
Circuit Attorney B. B. Cahoon.
Counties ciiiiiri-iiij- the Circuit, and
times of holding Court therein:
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Slierill Robt. (i. Madison.
Countv Court Justices A. S. Jen
iiiK. Mi'e A (Jilbeit, and llennaii l.illie.
"unity Attorney .1 B Kobbii.s.
Treasunr L. lb-rt Valle.
,.i, F-or Jo-eph Vansickles.
Cmiitv Surveyor 11 C. Ainoreaii.
Vublie Aihiiim-itrntur S. A. (luignon. '
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julv, and tir-t Monday in October.
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ATTORNEY AT LAW,
)l Viry. i.n Hank lil'll.niNi;.
Ste. ( ieiirvicvc. M.
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A tto r li cy a 1 L:i w,
iu'.ai. r.sT.tTi: ici:xt.
foiiK-juni-t-r.-ind olar I'uldic.
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Will promptly and faithfully attend to all
'UMiie-s nlriMnd to him. an 1 will !;
si-ted by Messrs. Kobin-on v Clardy in all
Circuit and Supreme Court ca?es.
fV"( 'ollci tiuii- ni:ulc a -peciulil y.
i. j. .Miti:.tt,
Attorney at Law,
.sTi:. CKXKVIKVK. MO.
.1. li. KOI" I! INS.
ATTORNEY AT LAW,
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Vhen I was but a e-untry lass.
Sow fifteen vears ;;, "
I lived where (lows the Overproek
Through mealows wide and low;
There tirst, uhen ki-s w-rft bending b'ue,
And blowouts blowing free,
I .-an- the raided little boy.
Who went to school with me.
His homespun coat wn frayed and worn.
With patches covered o'er.
His hat aii, such a hal ai that
Was necr sren IvI'm-e;
The boys and fjirls, lien lirat he came.
They shoutel in their ijlec.
And b-ered the ra!jiel litt e boy
Wlio went to school with me.
His fcihci was :t bibiirinc man.
And mine m highly bor::.
Our people hdd both him and his.
In great contempt and scorn
The said I -iioubl not stoop to own
A playmate such as he.
The bright eved. raided little boy
Who went to school with me.
Vet spite of all t'le sneers around
Kroiu children better dressed.
31 v heart went tut to meet the heart
That beat .ithin his breast.
His look i fond, bi voice was low,
And -tranter as it may be,
I hive 1 tin; raiTX'sl little boy
Who went to school with me.
K"r ye:irs Ihev had i'ri;ntteii Kim,
lint when niiiii we met,
Ilii look, his voice, hi.-, gentle ways
Uemained ill memory yet:
They saw aboie the mau of mark.
Hilt I could only see
The bright i-ywl riu;e.l little boy
Who went to school with me.
lie had remembered me. it seemed,
A- I remembered him;
Nr time, nor hot'cr, in'his mind
The chcrifhi-d p.;;t could dim ;
Youiic hive had crown to older love.
And o to day you see
I wed the raided little boy
Thai went to school with me.
A SKETCH FKOM LIFE.
formed the acquaintance of Edgar ( One week later, ami Maxie, attired moved, and the terrible fact was to
Everett, a young ph sician. in a becoming suit of -ilver-gray pop- him plain, that if Jluxie, his daring
fflif jHe. 6rnn1frr air laj.
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Incidents ana Accidents:
A little iirl in Vhii V..rt I'.innir
lie was a tine-looking man of lin stood beide Edgar Kverett, in the wife, should die 'li wociJ her 1 Ohio, has died from swallowing piuV.
twenty-tivo rather above the medi- spauoltS parlor of Sir. Wilber, with murderer; that the terrible anxiety' John Keys committed suicide, near
um height. Jits eye were deep blue, no one save the venerable minister, and care which she had suffered on
cumplcxkm Ihir, and hair a beautiful Mr. Wither and Nettie, to witness, his account, would be her death ; and
brown. and gave tier life hue' liie keeping of there, atone with himself and God,
He had finished hiscotirce, and was the man shy loved. on his bended knees, in ths solemn
stopping with a friend in Boston, Edgar had selected a flourishing l"iet, lie vowed that if God would
previous to selecting a place in which village in Maine for a home, and , spare him the terrible crime 6?
to locate. 0on tliev were comfortably settled, derinn his darling, the onlv bcimr he
Zanesville,"Ohio the other dar, by
purposely eating wild parsnips
A child of C Hamilton, near
Waverly, 111., was killed recently by
having the wrong medicine adminis
tered to it.
On the afternoon that Mr. Kay- The time passed swiftly and hap- loved, tie would never again taste the junipilii' from
Mrs. Lowe, of Terre Haute, Ind.,
broke both ankles and one arm bv
pleasant than that of Edgar and . God was merciful, and the life
Maxie, the tirst ftf months of their of that paient,
married life. spare-l.
noble wife was
mond was thrown from tiis carriage, pjjy, and never was a homo more out-destroying cup
he w:W paMng along 31 Street, on
which Mr. Iiaymond resided.
He saw them carrying the setHc-
le-sfinm ot Mr. Kaymond in'.a tiis One da v Edgar came into the room 1 The little one was too frail for
where tiis wife was sitting, exclaim- earth, but its life, though short had
injr; , its mission.
"Well, Maxie, I believe 1 am most Edgar signed the pledi' publicly
home, and knowing the necessity for
' immediate medical aid, he stepped to
the door, and prol'ei'-d his services
as a medical man.
discouraged. Let's see! wo have .i!:d citizens, seeir.g
1 1 is kind oiler was gladly accepted, tn here some six months, and 1 ternlined to reform, lent'
itv Mvitnx.v wii.i.ahi.
".Maxie, are you sure thai you love
him well enough to be tiis wife 1'"
"Yes, Mettie. 1 believe my love
for Edgar is strop '"id true enough
to exist bediid the boundaries of
time, into the life beyond."
And Maxie raided tier dark eyes,
swimming with bright tear-drops, to
the face of her friend.
but it was tort late; the spirit of Mr,
Raymond had passedto the other
When Ir. Everett loft there he
promised to call again. In the even
ing he called with the friend with
whom lie was stopping, who chanced
to be an intimate friend of Mr. J'ay
L'nder the circum-tances, lie was
doubly welcome and soon the young'
physician found that it was not only
lrom a desire to assist the brcaved ami
siillering widow, that caused him to
repeat his visits to the home of Mrs.
llaymond, lor lie saw reflected in the
beautiful face of .Maxie lfcrt titftid, a
wealth of soul lar more precious than
the beauty of face and form.
He saw with what strcnght anil
nobleness of soul that she concealed
her own sorrow, and with what love
and tenderness she cared foi" tier
mother, who was so surely passing
away, to leave her alone. Alone!
All! it is a cruet word. It was not
loiiu before Edgar found that be loved 1
have not had practice enough to sup
port us half decently.''
"Oh, veil, never mind, dear! We
know that it alWfiys takes a young
physician some time to get into prac
tice, and after you once get fairly!
started, then the people will begin to
apprecate you ;" and the young wife
smiled fondly and proudly upon her
a run away express
A boy near Rome, (I., tired into
some buslies, killing a companion
who had concealed himtelf in Cnler
to frighten some passers by.
After being tost for three day two
little girls lour years of ago wer
found wandering along the river bot
tom near .Madelia, Minn.
A little Son Of J!r., l'.tge, living
near Sagina-v City, Mich , was re-
lielp'.::g hand. lent' v choked to death bv a cartn.l
It was a severe struggle, for the '"dgiug in his throat,
habit had wound itselt closely ::.lo The two-year old son of a Widow
his life. Hutperseverencc, at length, Thielen, of Minneapolis. .Minn., was
had its reward gorcu io ueatu, tue omer nay, ny an
When his wife w;is able to leave
her room for the tirst time, to join Hanchen, ol Alton, lll..dil oflock
them in the parlor, Edgar, placing jaw the other morning! She ran a
his arm gently around her waist, ait into her foot a week previous.
husband ; and as sho stooped to kiss areu uer lowa-M t:i window that A woman near Lyiinville, Ind.,
him, she noticed his eves looked 'overlooked the little mound of their died the other da from a shock oc
' , ii.i- r i b il... rt ivin.r castoi.'td bv the intelligence that her
strangely, and that his cheeks weie , !,. . was aWuix!L irjf Glmi.'g-
flushed. A leorible feolin-r of stiffo- "i't'arest, 1 have come very i-Car. to
cation swe,,t over her heat, but she both f my treasures, and alt JS't
said imthing, and Edgar, who had ".v own lolly: and (.od help.ng LaUs Milin.( waa choke, to ,,,,,
thrown himself upon the sola, soon nu'; 'be remainder ot your life shall tu-other morning with apiece of a
sauu into a deep slumber. "BVtfr -"od by wickedness of beati pod.
nunc I wo eluMi'Cu were recently ludi
And well did he keep his word, poisoned near .New London, Wis.,
Timo passed on, and they
struggled on as best thev might.
r3, .... f I time, by persistent and unwear'-J
J lie ternbble conviction was fore- ' J ' . , . which a dead toad
troui drinking water from a well in
. ..!. I I ....... '
,f . .-. . i. ciioi ts, I'tosi'ci n ucu iiiiou iiiciu,
tug itself upon 31axie, that Edgar " . - 1 ' lounu.
... i I-.- - . and in happiness did thev together , - . ... ,
was trving to drown his disappoint- ... 1 1 . ... A little son of Angus Mcl.eod, of
ment irom lack of sucicss in the. " " " sugar u rove, in., lourieen monins
Kvery way in her power did she
strive to encourage her husband, of-
"I h ive no wish mv ( t in n.f Maxie Uavinond with an earnest, pa-t . , 1 J
i n.ivc no wish, my o.iiiiiii,, to . i l,.s fl.si;n. I)0 von lorn bhn
K". It I'lllllNsliy,
M i:t. L. Ci. "kdv;
ROBINSON & CLARDY,
In all the Courts of the Stltli Judicial
Circuit and in the Supreme Court. 8y
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SURVEYER, CONVEYANCES, 4
cloud your prospects; and I cannot sionate love, and that if he refused
judge others by myself. Sometime lovc "lu ,or " WOHU1 1,0 01,0
I will tell you my life , but now wo dreary space, unilluminatcd by the
will talk of your prospects. I have ,wvo of the only woman that could be
no doubt that you love Edgar ; but 1 to bim a leading star. And when
have heard a slight rumor that Edgar Kdgar told her of his great love, and
partakes of the wine-cup ; n!-d if it besought her to be his wife, her ans
should be so, 3-011 will need to love swer was
him wth a powerful love, to lead him "Wear Edgar, my tovo is yours,
Itcal IMalc A
U: ;enevieve. - - -
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11 1 .
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in the patli of right, lest his feet "tray
in the road to ruin."
"I havo heard that Edgar indulges
in the use of wino sometimes," repli
ed Maxie, "and in reply to 1113- ques
tions, he assured me that I never
need worn-; that ho was strong
enough to look out for himself; that
he seldom partook, and then spar
ingly." "I hope and pray, dear Maxie, that
for your sake he will ret'ounee, cnti
lirely, the company that lead him on."
and I will be IVithfiil to 3011 white
Kdgur's reply, as ho folded her in
Ids arms, was :
,, c .. . 1 .i u ! was onlv waiting lor someone else
worthy of the great trust that He f
. ... ... 1 'to tr-him; but th?9 drinking business
has gtven me-the love of a pure and f wiU over'do A ; Lo .m b
1 1 .... 11 1
nonie woman. , ,r,. ,... r 11 i
icr luiviia ui siai i e, ui uil mt vus-
well enough to bo his wife?'' and she
would say to herself, "God helping
me, I will be faithful to him through
Time passed on, and people who
had begun to like the appearance of
Edgar, and were intending to employ j
him, when they ssiw ttiat he was ad
dicted to drinking, iiould shake their
heads and sa
"1 was terribly docoived in that
young chap; I thought he appered
like a smart, promising fellow, and 1
Edgar would ol ten say old, fell into a tub of water a lew
"1 owe it all to my faithful wife, days ago, and was drowned.
If she had deserted me 111 that terri- j A young man naintd Jahn bad h"n
ble folly of mine, to-day wo would head 'split open by a circular aw ill
not have been .re t-Mwing lift and 1 t,h:,tJ'n VV.ffcrso,n-' tho ol,,er
. ,." ... - - daV I?e:tth' Ibllbwed instantaneous v.
its blessings together, and Maxie,'
laying her hands in lii-, gontlv whis-1 . ,ltrick Cavanatigh; of Kockbridge,
.w 111., was much terribed abotit tho
l'ere ' comet. He got up at night to if
"Do jou remuubcr my promise, ;t was iniing, and fell dowii Btairn
dearest 'I wili lie faithful to you 1 and killed himself.
! white life remains V And so I trust ' jtte four-year-old boy, named
1 shall ever bey till we enter the Kicker, was torn so fcarlulry by a
dark alle3-." ' large savage dog; in Detroit, Mich.,
. ' the other day, that 110 hope wiu en-
Didn't Hive It I'p. j tertainod of Lis recovery."
Onoofosr citizens is blessed, or( Alexander McKinney, a boy four
otherwise, with a very stubborn wile, teen years old, living with his paren-)
It was but a short time before they
stwed b- two graves, and the plain
slabs of marble, with the words, "Sly
Fath'er,', and ".My Mother,', marked
the resting place of Maxie's parents.
It was arranged that Maxie should
('has. I. t'arssow. 31.
I'MYrslCIAX. SLKGKOX AND
Market Street. Opposite Court Mouse.
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It. 1 I.i.Mi. 31. !..
'- torn he will get here."
Maxie had advertisod for a class,
and I13- giving lessons in music
and way-work, the3' managed to
keep up a rospecUble upearance.
But the timo drew on apace when
she w as unable to tto from house to
In his case, he finds that when a wo
man will, sho will, you may depck'3
in South Itockford, 111., committed
suicide by hanging himself a few da-8
i attn Htitii i,t jli!tMttH.liieiit ieiiatiri.lt-
, .. . 1 IKW, WW. V. - 1.1.' -.' f J
mi b uiiu niti-u siiu iuu ruu nun i, 2lhvtle CUtlSO
and that's an end on'L This peculi-j T - , . .t ,t uiL
... .. ... ... I A can of owder exploded Uie oln
anty of disposition in his wife is no cr night at Kllettsville, Ind., heverely
secret among his associates, and one injuring live persons, who wore firing
of them meeting him the other day, a cannorr at the conclusion of a Ore
do vou know why
j toy and lirown sp'eech.
Two of then!
An -on -ii i:rn.,
Illoomsilale - -
"Edgar told me the wav it haiiiien
cd was this: After he graduated remain awhile with her friend, Nettie
1'rosa Uow.Ioin, and went to X. Y. to Wilber, and as soon a, Kdgar should q givo hcr lefmM . j .
the hospital, he was in company with make arrangements for a home, then . h of hcr own room, she!
ed J.'o.lgers; you knew him. He -axie snoiuu yo w uu cici. i.raved G
was very smart, but lie would take 3Ir- ber. the lather ofJlaxics
a glass occasional.3-. His excuse 'riond, Ziltie, wa3 1 wealthy nier
was, that most of the physicians of cli:ult of i5'10". resided a few
our day did the same : and his inttu- miles out of tl,c uit.v aml at the
encd over Edgar was not the best, earnest solicitations of Nettie, it was
Hut, now they are separated, 1 trust decided that Maxie should be married
that Edgar will see, that if tic v -h"s :lt tlicir bouse. Nettie loved Maxie
to succeedc as a physician, he must as !l stcr, and it was white stopping
let drinking alone," said Maxie. al ,ier nwme tnat tl,e conversation re
Maxie Uayinond ;nd Mettie Wilber corded at the commencement of our
tory, took plaee.
Mr. Wither insisted on giving
A 3-oung lady in Connecticut wait
scared into convulsion a few days
noun, lit .Olfltlf ifillCIl fit! Mlll
opening' liis eyes wide. Xo I don't." 0n whk'h there iav a cane cafved H
3-ou are like a donkpy ?"
'Iikc a donkey !" echoed W-
rejirescnt a (cijieiit, which she mis
took for a live snake.
At Hedbud, 111., aureus rhinoceros
broke loose, killed two men, crippled
two, did &i 000 worth oTdamage to
property took a walk down sireclt,
"Do 3-011 give it up V
"Because your better half is stub-
prayed God to spare her life, that born0s3 itsei
she might still be a help to Edgar, I .-thaVc not bad. Ha! ha.' I'll
auo, 11 posstme, sate mm iron, inter givethatto my xvife when Igo home.' and wal tinatly captured in a vacant
rm"- ( "Mrs. W ," lie asked, as he sat ' house.
A few weeks later, ind from that jo;va to plI1,perj ,Jo you know. why a
darkened room rose -.he feeble wail- r amliko a doukcy?" in .New York City, Mr. IL A. War
ing of an infant, and Edgar Everett i nc tf-jte(j a momen. cxnecting ' "e determined tii ke p cool, opened
now, lortuonrsi time iorman3-weeKS his wife to trivc it ut but she didn't ul 11 r "slor '"'", puiicunis iei
a thoroughly sobei-.;d man, stood by she looked .it him somcvhat commis-
tho couch ol his pale wife and infant 'erat;ngIy fcho merol .
UK. J. . KKA1IA3I.
sn:. oi:xKvir.v;. mo..
Otl'tee and residence 011 Main Street
ipoMte F. C. Kozicr .V Son's Store.
had been friends for several years.
Thev had been chums at school, and
since, Maxie had been teaching, and
boarding with her friend.
"I suppose it's because 3 011 were
-Uaxie an elaborate wedding, saving
that ho had pleim- of inonc3-, and no
lin annrV'f.l..l . M. l....l .
11 Slue, auu uuiiu- ,Qpf ty "
ing his head low upon-his hands, w has abjured the habit of put
great, heavy sobs, like the rushing of .; conundrums to his wife.
. by permis
ion. to Dr. Mer-
A. DEI.Tn.131 1.
J 1 O mt.fhtr tl'itiil li-.ii-A.lthAnm.wrrAno . - -
Maxie was an on.han. Her father cin.dren but ett,e, and that there of en.
was Mutaemy Kineu, being thrown oe piemy ien.
from his carriage while on his wav ut laxie replied,
to his place of bussiness. He hail "-any thanks, kind friend, for
been in business tor several vefrs, but V01,r Srat generosit3', but I think it
liad been unfortunate; and at the
time of his death, left his feeble wife.
up to it, went to steep, and ro!! out
on the pavement, it killed him.
A moth flew into tho car of an en
gineer on an express train, under'
full t lead way, neartjiccn Ca-tle, Ind.
the other day, with mk-Ii fora! artr
set the man eraz-. The train had to
be stopped and surgical aid procured
to relieve him.
Statistics have hern compiled fronf
which it appears that, during the tir-t
four mouth- of Isi?, the amount of
heart were reachod, and he wept One of thrcC men, whilein adrink
tears of penitence. ing-saloon at Alexandria, Va., de-
Nettie Wither, who bad, in rcsponcc nounced in the lowest terms any man ,oiicy -ought to 'be-raised for iiew
tA fn , tir whn lmvinr.riiTif.ht 5n flirt lnnfffler. loan-, barika. Jitiil iiirlii-trlal ttHtfhrl nh-"
ould be more suitable, as Edgar and v-.. - , . ' nta ;nt..,i tn r, fn- sngs brought out 1.1 KnglaiKl. Amer-
I are both poor and iust commencing ! r..: . ' ' Vb fMJJ1
nnmmmntVn 0 T3 -21 .1 , am nn r i am' iIit J i n .ii.,;i. "- tc nave a Iilain. stmnle weddini' . . . r. --.-.
UJulUlleSM M WamiM JT RrnnanT : , ; 1 " . U Wn,,M i. . i. .' room Just tuc" approached the i e .-seveniee .rginia iniautry, A of Tlie0(,ore nook U(1(!
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fete. Genevieve Lamliti, Mo.,
.a...:..,. l 1-..: - i i i n-Kr hnnnfiif-1 f f ' liriAnr hAArrt . I'iriwilniL f rllnirri in ratio .r Ii
. ... izmi li li v- iiinn. siriri inviii'r 1 1 1 r nnnii w aui'h was v w "i a v ... vmw
mond's health failed rapidly,-ad she wim ".v Icehngs; and to Maxie's upo arm said 'what was said, and banllv had the es-ay,, to the eflect that at some ciyir.
i j ... . Pflrnnsf w f- i x- , upu 1113 arm. Buu. ' hunnxtft . nn t hit anwAranrp of a tiff It
rju -ii.- wiiui tut; iviiiuiu UUU?UU ' " v ivr. Th
SWui and Eair-Dressiii Saloon,
den affliction, and was laid beside her t5e reluctantly acceded,
husband in ilount Auburn Cemetery. It was a beautiful morning in the
Maxie was left alone. She had uo earl" fal1 whcn Maxc received a let
means left for hcr support but the t!T TOm EllSarj saying that in one
The doctor cautioned me panic- wrds been uttered ere he demanded course of dainties, Hook laid down
nlo,!,- i : i i 'laaiiDeyoe reiractca insianter. or his Knilc ana ioric ana neciarea lie
Seel she has fainted."
A long, wean illness succeeded,
i that the man who made them nre- ?uM "take Lthe ret-t out in' money.
L 41 411. UiV 4444.44 -1 HJ IUAUC lilCUl UIG' i. . . Ill 1
. - ,r r 4- . 4 i x. The idea, O'Dowd declares, -fas'
pare himself for a fight The first ! neatlr Brituh."
s-'upiiing. Rle cding and I .eeehing .and education which her kind parents week ho should bo there tc claim his
. aSSCf''b had given hcr, and which was alt thai
!;..: . ,..i.i ..n i timer denies sKilitui aanai-e-
- "- -i.!I anil n nmi f, ouv vi'uiuiaiiiitTuiiii. t . . .. i
was about this time ibat she outtit. 1 , ,.,it..;.. ,t..
Cig.H s aud Tobacco for alo.
t M.Jll r .- .-i ' .
and onlv by the unwearied care of I uorD 01 luo u,,eulc-a was immeu.a.eiy ; Thal ciVtinz lizard ha-r rawlwl
soul cf Maxie from winging its way
i..,..!nj vi.; a;j .V.O.-., chosen, and the Washingtonians out aj-ain E. C. Dramblft writes to
tdgarand etue did thex keep the ' the 5torv tv RepreMin,a,ivc iat
icil iui LUdi u-jujt-a un l urz iirAi. 11 rzxL. . .
after taking Dr. 'Somebody medicine
he di-mtwed from bis '-innaraV a
lizard f even inches lflng Mo, Repsb--lican.
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