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St ? Bordering County News.
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Tlic St Louis Chronicle gives an account of
o( how Joshua KHiott, of Hughsvillc, was
robbed liy a woman in St Louis, lint pursuing
her by tlic next street car, she was overtaken
nml placed miller arrest.
l'ortcr Stone, the young man chaigctl with
the murder of Hoy William in Clinton, has re
turned to Scrialia, having been denied in the
The case of the state UK-iiixt McM.mig.il will
be brought up in the Pettis County Criminal
Coutt, June 5th nnd the train robbery cam; on
the i ''III of this month.
Snpt W H Lyons, of the M K t T, died
Thursday in Canon City. Colo-, his body Mug
brought back toScd.ilia and liuiicd in tlut city
Sedalia ollicer.s haw lately been called Ukmi
to enforce the city ordinance, prohibiting women
of lli.'t city from drinking wine after nightfall.
approbation, the action of the Missouri legisla
ture in appropriating over $52,000 for the ben
efit of different departments of the Confederate
Home at Higgiusvillc
Mrs James Peak, assisted by her daughters,
gave a most enjoyable reception at their resi
dence in Lexington, last week, which was most
handsomely decorated with sewral varieties of
Higgiusvillc confirms the Marshall tendency
of having the "sweet gitl graduates" to form
the majority of the Senior class, that of ty;
living composed of fourteen girls and five lioys.
Miss I.ulu Jennings went to Marshall l'riday
to attend the commencement exercises of Mis
souri Valley College and visit relatives and
friends for a couple of weeks, Odessa Ledger.
A bucket shop man, named Kickctt, who
worked his trade in Higginsville, succeeded
also in working the people and left town just
The Worrell Mfg Co. of Sedalia, incorHirated Ilishop llcndrix preached the baccalaurcf Ic
with n capital stock of jo,jo, has begun bus- sermon to the Wcntwotth Miliitary Academy
incss. Isiy.s Sunday.
D I) Hunt and .Miss Myrtle Jones, of near Next week is Crimlnat Court week in Lex-
Pisgah, were married in lloonvillc Satunla; . iugtoii.
Kcubeii field, the Johnson county mil lie
lil.ltic.il wonder, was in Lexington Tuesday.
This was his first visit here within twenty
Ji-nrs. A party asked him the time, when he
promptly replied, without looking, "it is twen
ty minutes alter 7." The gentleman asking
the question looked at his watch, it showing 25
minutes after;. Uelib told him his watcli was
live minutes fast, which was verified by the
clock, t to told I'rauk Nicholson how old he
was, giving his age in )ears, mouths, weeks,
hours and seconds. He lives nt Marshall, lie
Is looking much older than when we last mw
liliu. Lexington News.
The Democratic pijiers of Lnl'aycttc are agi
tating the ipicstinu of alKilishiug the primary
system of nominating their county ticket.
That the last one was most openly anil flagrant
ly corrupt, has hardly been denied and the very
fact has doubtless made the abolition of this
system possible. Conventions ars favored by
the paHtrs that have announced themselves
Col. M. V. L. .McCicllaud, one of the oldest
and best known citiens of Lexington, died nt
his home In that city last Tuesday. Col. Mc
Clelland wns often honored in a political way
nnd possessed the warm admiration of many
friends in this county.
Other counties of Missouri, view with hearty
Uev. W. H. Dobyn.s, of this city, pn-ached
the baccalaurate sermon to the Kemper School
Sunday; the Commencement address on Thurs
day was made by President Craighead, of Cen
Jode Sempter, who shot 1:11 llearshmau on
bis farm in Howard County more than n year
ago, has been taken to Jefferson City to serve
out a ten years sentence.
Maty lliown, colored, took a shot nt her hus
band for showing attentions to another woman
and was afterwards fines I for the same in
lloonvitle, the other day.
The electoral college of the North Missouri
Conference, A. M. I!, church, convened In
Glasgow last week.
George II. Harrison, of Glasgow, was elected
vice president of the State Hankers' Association
which met in Kansas City last week.
Richard II. narrisoti, n young artist of con
siderable talent of tho Vine Clad, Is now work
ing for Ouerln, of St. Louis.
MI Lena Mac Sappiugton, n Nelson society
belli', was the guest last week of Miss Kthel
Tompkins. lloonvillc Ind.
In The Stale.
Dr. Kichard Cornwall, in committing suicide
early Sunday morning on the grassy lawn of
his brother in-l.tw's, in Kntias City, ends a
career that has been mole than once under
grave suspicions of terrible crimes Having
killed his brother, living cnmpllcnttd in the
disappearance of tun women and necti'ed of
the poisoning of his wife, Mtcli thoughts nar
rowing down to a conviction in his own con
science and an cxcclation of 110 letter fate in
others' opinions, made death a most desirable
Congressman Cochran's statement, in a re
cent interview, that Senator Covkrell should
succeed himself, calls forth a declaration to the
contrary from his faithful editorial supporter,
the l'lattc City Laudmitk ''There are too
many talented young and old men in Missouri,"
the Landmark says in explaining its contradic
tion, " to keep Senator Cockrell in that place
forever. "Mary ville Tribune.
II 1; Watts, the popular and efficient ticket
agent nt Moberly, has just entered Umii his
fourth year in the service of the Wabish rail
road. The Wabash ieoptenre to be congratu
lated upon possessing so clever a gentleman
as Mr Walls. He is courteous to all and never
fails to gel ill a good advertisement for his road.
He is the right mill in the right place. Colum
A widow, Mrs M K Drake, of llirch Tree,
Missouri, has succeeded Vandivcr, the ancient
gentleman who was serving ns gardener nt the
('.ills' Industrial Home in Chillicolhe, until it
was discovered that he had become addicted to
the bad habit of promiscuously osculating the
A wind storm at Kitksville, on Sunday even
ing, produced a panic among the cillens of
that place, whose remembrances of the former
destructive cyclone, citised nil to rush to the
lately constructed cellars that have htcundilcil
to every house.
Miss ltcrtha Dawson, of Duller. Missouri.
Hon the ;l,oc piano offereil in the Christian
College-contest this year, and Miss Anna Legate
of Dciiisoii, Texas, carried away the $1,500
piano prize offered in the vocal contest nt liar
( )n Saturday. 11 certificate of iucnrporntiim
was issued in this stnte, to the World's I'air
1'uMlslilng Co., with n capital stuck of 55.n1".
Clms. M. Napton Isiing one of the lucorjKir
ntor. In the trial of the alleged train rohln-r. Ken
iietly which has Urn opened up nt Ilnrtvltk.
mote than ! witnesses have liven MiheiiAvd
by the state and over On by the dcfuilt.
The County Comt of I'emiscot has iccciitb
contracted for nil expenditure of tA,oor in
the draining of the swninp laud of that sec
tion to the rivers of Arkansas.