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VOL. t . -- ; " TS()Nijggj; T1IU11S1UY. JULY 2.V 1901.
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' . ClIAITKH V.
At sunset Dint evening the regi
ment destined to rnilmrk with the
expedition couimninlrfl by ticn. Vinton-wer
p-nailod fon i:-pecl.i'in in
full iiinn.liinjr order, title a ,!o.en
other coiouism! les fortunate
looked enviously ou. i
In front of tli guarrl-honee at the
I'rr.tMlo n dozen cavalrymen nruirO
with the new carbine r.nd ilt-aser!
throughout for winter service, tMs
belnir Sun Krauii-tcu .lutir, ),al
fonni-d mtiltn uinlrr roiitninhd of a
frgpnt niitl Ktuorl nilmtly At i-Hii
awuitinfr tliCTfyijiiijr of the officer of
tlm day. Tlu in'cMirnle- fit of tln-ir
wann overronttt, t ! mt of tlirlr
trooper trouarr. tlie nillsh of tlieir
braKan mid buttons, I hi' Mintr. trim
"act" of I heir belt, nil combined to
tell the thillrd observer that tlt
At a brief, curt "Serjeant, pet out
yonr pri.Honrrs," from the be:irllri
lip of a yoiiiiff lieutenant, then1 tvaa '
Intmit fumbling of blr kera nnd
clunking of iron from the htihlen re
censes of the punrd house.
The illnnionnted troopyra aprnjif!
auddc-tily to attention. The ruiird
aplit in livn nt it nrbMle, rncii half
facing outward, marched half 11 dozei
pnrea away like the duelist of old
daya from the hack to back position,
halted, faced front once more, nnd
atood upnlu nt ease, with a broad
flip of n doen pacea between their
Into this space, shuffling; di jeetedly
In some case. stnlKlntr defiantly In
othcrx, alltikinir, Khiveriiif; nnd de
crepit In the cnc of two or thrca
poor wrecks of the rum fiend, a
stream of liuninnity In soiled soldier
(urn cnnie pouring from the prison
door ami lined up under the eyes of
vigilant nou-connnls.sionrd orhcrrs in
front of the young lieutenant. In com
mnnd. Thrre they stood, their eyes shift
ing nervously from (roup to (roup
,-.ff -Jioddlii'jr pi,tMr. their shoul
dera hunched up to their enrs the
riff-raff of the (nrrUop the few des
perate, dangerous chnractrrs from
the surrounding rnmps, un uncouth,
uncanny lot at any time, but looking
Its worst In the drip of the floating
tog-wreaths and the (loom and de
spond of dying day. The boom of the
sunset j;un from Alcutraz fell sullen
,1 on the ear even as the soft trumpet
-f the cavalry, close nt hand, U'lfitn
aouiuJn( the "retreat." At its last
prolonged note the sharp crack of an
old thre-lnch rifle echoed tin' report
from Alcatrai, and froin the Invisible,
tnist-shrouded top of the staff the
dripping folds of the sljpi-ni-hVi;; came
flapptn( down in vicl, liir.p un.l
bedraggled, end the (jird s.-n
again to attention as a hurlv, red
faced, hcr.rty-loolilnjr soldter, with a
captain's Insignia in loop and brnirl
on tna sleevss of his overcoat, broke
a way through the group of I'ookers
on and, barely waiting for the salute
and report of the young lieutencnt
commanding, began a sharp scrutiny
of the prisoners before him.
Down nlong the line, he went, until
at tha fourth man from the left In
the front rank he stopped short. A
bulky, thlelc-set soMier stood there, n
sullen, scnil-uVHnnf look about his
e-ves, n prim set to p jaws bristlinif
with a week-old beard of dirty black.
Then came the snappiiigrolloiny :
"Your name M nrra ?'"-
"That's what, they call ine."
"What was your utunn beforo
Whereat there was a titter In the
ranks of prisoners. Some of -the
guard even allowed their mouths t
axpand, and the groups of. volun
teers, chuckling in kenu ujf y im-nt,
oajjie edging In closer.
Instantly the vi'.ca of the officer
f the guard was heard ordering fci
lance, and fuc-os straightened out lo
the twinkling of an eye,
. The elder oflicer, the captain, grew
-a trltle redder, but he v.ns mailer of
himself and the situation. It ia with
achoulboyx us uith soldiers, their
tiinnttr is the man whom prai.ks or
. iiupu.lenue t-itnnot annoy. The ofli
cer of the day let oo tone of temper
into his next quest Ion. Looking
Straight into the shifting eyes, he
walled for perfect silence, and tl-.u
"JiiU tvhal? I wibh the name un
4er which you served in your previous
"Never Hold I'd Served before." -
"No. You declared .jrou had not.
Wut 1 Inow better. You're a deserter
from tlu Seventh oavalry."
Tho face under the ahruudlng cam
paigo ht went (ray white with sud
den tw ltoh of I he muscle, then set
again, rigid nnd defiant. The eyes
ni.apped angrily. .The ans ver was
sharp, yet -acemcd, as soldiers say, to
'"hang f,re" a second.
"Never'seen the Seventh cavalry in
niv Ufa." ,
Tha officer af the day turned nnd
'beckoned t ) ftguse hlth't ket
well rn the- lnckgrouud. screened by
tbe groups of surrounding volun
teer. A mao of middle age, smooth
'Shaven Bud fctout, dressed la business
sack-suit, cuuie sturdily forward sad
tonk position by the captain's side.
;;-At sight of the newcomer Murray's
J B. lippiruolt Cosssy.
face, that had 'rcgulned a hit of lta
ruddy hue, again turned, dirty white,
and the boy lieutenant, eying hltn
closelv, saw the twitch of hli thin,
"Polr.t util yonr mn," aald ths
captain to the new arrival.
The civilian stepped forward, and
without a word twit. tapped with his
forefinger the broad breast of Pris
oner Murray and, never looking ' at
him, turned again ta the officer of
"Whst was his name in the Sev
'enth?" asked the latter.
The captain turned to the officer of
Die guard. "Mr. Ksy," said he, "sep
arnte Murray from the garrison oils
oners and have him put. lu a cell.
That man must be carefully guarded
You mny dismiss the guard, sir."
And, followed by the stranger.
Capt. Kress was leaving the ground
when Murray seeuied to recover him
self, and in loud and defiant voice
"That man's a damned liar, and
this is an outrage.".
"Shut up, Murray I" shouted the
sergeant on the gusrd, scandalized at
such violation of military proprieties
"It's gagged you'll belyoti Idiot," he
added between his set teeth, as with
scowling face he bore down on the
equally srowliag prisoner. "Come
out of that and step along here utieud
or me. I II put you wnere snoutin
won't help." And slowly, sullenly,
Murray o.-yrd. ,
Slowly nnd in silence the groups of
spectators broke up nnd sauntered
away ns the Inst of the prisoners
tlragiretl back Into the guard Jiouse
and the guard itself broke ranks nnd
went within doors, leaving only tho
mvutry pacing; meciimiielly the nar
row, hard-beaten path, the sergeant
and, at the turn of the road, the
yfeng lieutenant whom ('apt. Kress
had addressed us Mr. Kay. This ofli
cer, having silently received hi nt-
perior's orders and seen to it thn'i
Murray was ncjually "behind the
bsi'i," had ug..!ii i-.i.e "oriii iutoV'hr
gathering twilight, the glonmlng of a
cheerless day, nnd having hnste'ned to
the bend, from which point the forms
of the officer of the day nnd his us
sociate wvre slll faintly visible,
stood gazing nftvr them, a puzzled
look in his brnve young face.
Not yet a month in possession ol
his commission, here was n lad to
whom, every iota of the routine o,1 a
"THAT MAN'S A liAJIXKD I .TAB, AND
THIS 18 AN Ol'TKAUK."
lieutenant's life was us familiar Uf
though he hud drafwn the pay for a
Horn and bred in the army, taught
from cur!) boyhood to ride Slid shoot,
to spnr nu.l swim, spending his vaea
tlon in saddle and his school days in
unwilling study, en adept -in every
hea'ttiful and exhilarating sport, keen
wiih rifle and revolver, with shotgun
and rod, with bat and racquet, with
the gloves and ImUnn clubs, the nim
blest ipiarter-back and dodger, he
swiftest riitiner'of his school. It pinst
be owned thu.1 Kan ford liny; was
a inoi-t indifferent scholar. Of geog
raphy, history and languages he had
rather o-.ore tha a smattering' he
eotiaaof occasional tuurs abroad when
still at an imprestloasble sge. Yet
frWndy "took more stock," as he ex
pressed It, and "stswk," as he called
it. In Sioux and the sign language
than he did in French or German,
knew far more of the Hockles and
Sierra than he did of the Alps, stud
ied the European cavalry with the
ye of an accomplished critic, and
stoutly maintained that wnlia they
wers bigger swells and prettier to
look at, they could neither ride nor
hoot to compare with the sturdy
troopers of his father's squadron.
"A to uniforms," said Sandy, "any
body could look swagger iu the lancar
and buasar rig. It takes a man to
look Ilka a soldier in what our fel
lows have to wear."
It wasn't the field garb Bandy de
spised, but the full dress, the blue
and yellow enormity in which our
trooprrs are compelled to appear.
It had been the faint hope of his
fond parents 1 hut Master V.nndy
would grow up to be something, by
which was meant a lawyer, an artist,
architect, engineer, something in
civil life that promised home and for
tune. But the lad from babyhood
would think of nothing but the nrmy,
sad with much misgiving, In Snudy's
fifteenth year, his father (hipped
hint to JCentuoky,- where they were
less at home than in Kansas, and
gave him a year's hard schooling la
hopes of bracing up his mathematics.
Sandy wa wild to go to neat l'olnt,
and at the hot tern of hia heart MaJ.
Hay would have rejoiced had h
thought It possible for Sandy to pull
through) but ruefully he minded
hltn how hard a taak wa hi own,
and how rlose he came to failure St
the semi-annual tumt. "Sandy
hates Math, even more than I did,"
said he, to Marlon, his devoted wife.
"It wss all I oould do to squirm
through when the course was ao
where near a hard as it Is to-dayt
ao don't act your heart on it, little
Tbe appointment wa not so hard
to get, for MsJ. Billy had a host of
friend In his native state, and an
old chum at the Point assured him
he oould eAsh yevnp ?3"1y thToch
the preliminary, and. indeed, he did.
Sandy scrapad In after six months'
vigorous work, managed to hold his
own through the first year's tussle
with algebra and goometry, which be
bad studied bard and faithfully be
fore, wa a pet In his class, and the
pride and Joy of hi mother' and Kil
ter's hearts in yearling enmp, where
he blossomed out in corporal's chev
rons and made a natty and active
a first sergeant as could be found
while ths "furlough class" was away.
nut th misery began with "an
alytical" and the crisis came with
crIciiIu, and to the boy' bitter sor
row, after having been turned back
one year on the former and falling
utterly on the latter, the verdict of
the academic board went dead
agslnst him, and stout, old soldiers
thereon cast their vote with griev
ing hearts, for "Billy Ray's boy" wa
a lad they hated to let go, but West
Point rules are inexorable.
It was hard to reconcile the lad
at first. The major set him up a a
young ranchman in a lovely valley
In the Rig Horn range, and there he
went atttrdily to work, but before the
winter was fnlrlv on the country was
rousing to the appeals of Cuba, nnd
before It wss gone the Maine had
sunk, a riddled hulk, and the spring
came on with s call to srnis.
Together with some UK) young fel
lows all over the land. Sanford Itay
went up for examination for the va
cant second lieutenancies In thenrmy,
and he who had failed in analytical
and calculus passed without graft
trouble the more practical ordeal de
manded by the wr department, was
speedily commissioned in the nrtil
lery, and, to his glory and delight,
promptly transferred to the cavalry,
Then came the first general brenk
np the family hnd really known, for
the mjo: ijl 1 awry to Ken
tucky to assume command of tho reg
iment of volunteers -of which he hnd
been made colonel. Hilly, .lr.. a lud
of barely 17, enlisted at Lexington as'
a bugler in his father's regiment , j
and swore bed shoot himself if they
duln t let him serve. I tie Kent nek-
lens were ordered to Chicksninuga,
the young rcirultir to the I'resitlio at
Ran Kranciseo, and i.m. (Ihv. after
sccinir her husband 1 1 1! youngest son
started for the snulh, returned to
Leavenworth, where they had Just
settled down a week before the war
began, parked nnd stored the house
hold furniture, then, taking "Mai, lie"
with her, hurried westward to see the
last of her boy, whose squadron was
Jestltied'fnr service at Manila.
The lieutenant, as they delighted
In calling him, joined them a Den
ver, looking perfectly at home in hi
field uniform nnd perfectly happy,
They left Maidie to spend a week
with old army friends nt Kort Doug
las, nnd.ns soon ns Sandy was settled
in his new duties 'and the loting
mother hnd satisfied herself the cav
alry would not be spirited away be
fore .July, she accepted the eager in
vitation of other old friends to visit
them nt Sacrnnietito, and- there they
were, mother and daughter, again
united this very ruw nnd foggy even
ing, when Mr. Hay, ns oflicer of the
guard, stood at the bend of the road
way ens'l ef the 1'resldio guard-house,
gar-ina, lifter the vanishing forms of
Cap Kress and the burly stranger In
civilian clothes, and wondering where
on eivrth it wss he had seen the hit
(To ! continued.)
Hoitie-MH'kerM Incursions to
Caliluriiln. .Inly. August
The Gitton Holt route will soil
home-seekers' excursion tickets
to nil points in California at the
rate of one fare plus 12 for the
Dates of sale, July 2 oud lf,
August 0 and 20, (September 3
and 17, VMl. Going passage to
coinraeooo en dato of -sale, with
continuous passage) ,up to first
home-ficckcrs' destination en
route, being good from thence to
final destination within extreme
going limit of 13 days from dute
of mile. Return limit 21 day3
from dato of sale.
For further information call
upon or address W. E. Uipson,
Deruy. Mo , or
I.. V.LaHalmk,G.P.& T.A.,
St. Louis, Mo.
If you want somCJust as good"
"I matte it myself, ' remedy try
an imitation Rocky Mountain
Tea. 'Twill nitike you sick nnd
keep yon sick. Ask your druggist.
DcWitt'e Witch liazeTsTlve should
bu promptly applied to cuts, burns
and scalds. It soothes and quickly
heale tbe injured part. Thero are
worthless counterfeits, be sure to
get D Witt's. AUdealors.
Stick to the Party.
It will be well for the. republi
can party to hold entirely aloof
from tho new or third party
movtment In Missouri. Let the
elements outside the party fight
their own battles. There may be
counties where fusion or alliance
would defeat the democracy, but
it is doubtful whether that would
help the republicans. There are
republican votes enough in this
state to defeat the combined
forces of tbe other jxiliticrtl
divisions, if those votes are or
ganized and massed against the
enemy; auti'.vHth the democrat
divided, the state wilt be safely
republican. The danger is that
in some of the counties political
deals may be attempted which
will give a local advantage with
out in any way aiding lite ifarty
in tho entire state. Through
such deals the party may be led
into losses that will weaken the
state ticket. Let every man who
wants to sec Missouri become a
republican state stick close to
the party, and let tho light be n
straight, earnest republican
effort. Political Review.
Tho teachers' institute closed
here last Friday. About fifty
teachers erere in attendance. The
work of the institute was as the
law intends purely professional.
Tho work of the institute board,
Professors Summers and Haupt,
was satisfactory to all.
"I wish to truthfully state to
you ana the readers or these lew
lines that your Kodol Dyspepsia
Cure is without quostion the best
and only cure for dyspepsia that
I havo aver 'come in contact with
unil Ihave used many other, pro
paratios." John Uoam, VVestMid
dlesex,Pa. No preparation equals
Kodol uyspcpBia uure as it con
tains all the dieestants. It will di
crust all 'kinds of food and can't
help but do you irod. All dealers
4,I am indebted to Ono Minute
Couoh Cure for my present good
health and my life. It was trented
in vain by doctors for lung trou
ble following Ingrippe. I took One
MinuteUoughLitie and recovered
my health.-' h. H. Wise, Madison,
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A WORTHY 5UCE5S0R.
"SouicUiiiiff New liiilor
All doctorti have tried to cure
catarrh bv the use of isowders.
acid gases, inhalers and drugs in
paste form. Their powders dry
the mucuous membranes causing
tliem to crack open and bleed.
1 he powerful acids used in the in
halers have entirely eaten awav
the arae membranes that their
owners aimed tocure.while pastes
and ojutments cannot reach the
disease. An old and exporienced
practitioner who has for many
vears made u close stuuv and
specialty of the treatment of ca
tarrh, has at last perfected a
treatment which when faithfully i
used, not onlv relieves at once,
but permanently cures catarrh, by
removing the cause, stopping the
discharges, and curing all inflam
mation. It is the onlv remedy
known to science that actually
reaches the afflicted parts. This
wonderful remedy is known as
"Snuffles the'Juaranteed Catarrh
Cure'' and is sold at the extremely
low prico. ono dollar, each pack
age containing iuternal and exter
nal medicine sttfhcient for a full
month's treatment aude very thing
nocessurv to its perfect use.
anuiflos" is tho onlv perfect
catarrh euro ever made and is now
recognized as the only safe and
positive cure for that annoying
and disgusting disease. It cures
all inflammation quickly and cr
manonliy and is also wonderfully
quick to relieve hav fever or cold
in the head.
Catarrh when neglected often
leads to consumption "Snuflies"
will save von if vou use it at once.
It is no ordinary remedy, but a
complete treatment which Is posi
tively guaranteed to cure catarrh
in an v form or stage if used ac
cording to tbe directions which
accompany each package. Don't
delay but send for it at once, aud
writo full particulars us to your
condition, and vou will receiyu
special advise from tho discoverer
of this wonderful remedy regard
ing your cae without coat to you
Ihsvouq tue regular price of'sSnur
tie's" the cuarantcad catarrh cure
Sent prepaid to any address iu
the United States or Canada on
receipt of one dollar. Address
Dept A 81.1 Edwin li. Giles &
uo.,ziou ana MMi Market street,
A Correct Picture.
Tbe Thayer Republican writes
up its local contemporary in a
conclusive way. TTio application
fits the general policy and con
duct of the democratic party, and
politicians so well that it should
not be confined to the democratic
ec' tor at Thayer. The Republi
"The scribbler on the munici
pal ownership organ over on
Chostnut street seems lo bo in a
bad way this week. He h mor
tally afraid that the five judges
of the supreme court will over
rule aud override the constitution
of the United States. He is
norely displeased with tho way
the republican convention in Ohio
was conducted. He growls at
Mr. Chamberlain, colonial secre
tary of England. He tears his
hair because tho Amoricans resil
ing in Germany did not celebrate
the fourth of July this year. He
discovers a ha 1 state of affairs in
Hawaii. Ho wipes his noso on
the oftico towel over tho subjects
of the Stiltau of Sutu. He snarls
nt Lon Stephens and goes out of
his way to giye Grovor Cleveland
a kick. He says our 'heavy edi
torial writer' tills our columns
'with senseless repetitions.' He
literally circles tho whole earth,
and doesn't find anything any
where to suit him. He reminds
us of a certain preacher, who,
unliko the majority of his cloth,
was very hard to please about
his eating' A good sister, know
ing his peculiarity, once invited
him home with her to dinner,
and took especial pains to prepare
a tempting meal. When it was
all on the table, tho preacher,
the sister and her son, a citizen
of nine summers, sat down to eat
it. The blessing asked, tho sis
ter passed the preacher tho fried
chicken. Naw, I don't eat
chicken ' was the response. She
offered him the roast beef.
'Roost beef doesn't agree with
me.' She passed the ham and
it was refused. The biscuit, the
lightbread and the cookies were
passed, but ho didn't want any.
The pie, the cako and the deport
wero all declined, liy this time
the good sister was very much
embarrassed, and the boy, look
ing on first with astonishment
and then with indignation, had
got so full he couldn't hold him
self. Said he, 'Maw, inebby the
old fool would suck an aig.'
Try an 'aig.' neighbor."
Ilonie-seckers' Kxcurniou ltatea.
Tho Cotton Belt advise addi
tional homo-seekers1 excursions
from Delta, Mo. to all kj'iu!s in
Arkansas, except Little Rock and
points on the Little Rock branch.
bclwceu Altheima and Little
Rock. To all points in Texs
aud ljouisiana on tbe Cotton licit,
Kansas City Southern, Texas it
Pacific (except New Oileaiu) and
tho li. & S. railroad, and to all
points in Oklahoma aud lndiau
Territories at tho rate of one
fare plu H for the round trip.
Dates of sale arc, July 2 and
Hi, August 6 and '.'0, September
3 and 17, October 1 and Ij, No
vember 5 ami l'.l, and Ileeember
3 and 17. PJU1.
Tickets good to leave starting
point ou date of sale only, going
transit limit to bo 15 days, which
time stop overs will be permitted
in home seekers' territory. Re
turn limit, 21 days from date of
For further information call
upon or address W. E. Gipson,
Deruy, Mo., or
, St. Louis, Mo.
a sua ease cacsa es tsaraa sestets.
Highest Honors, World's Felr
Gold Med!, Midwinter Fair
Aro(4 H4Une; rvwear ssnfsssliH
luaa. They axe IoJstVku t beshfc
Southeast Missouri News.
Many of the business bouse-
of Bioomfield are putting in
electric fans. . That shows pro
Tho circuit court cf Pemiscot
county, in session -lust week, sent
twelvo prisoners to the peni
tentiary. We are in receipt of the first
issue of Del Longrear's paper,
the CaruthetsvilU' Journal. It in
a newsy paper.
From the looks of the sbonri s
sales published in the GreenviPe
Sun it wotdd appear that Wayne
county is selling out.
A 1 7-year old boy, Chas. Dobbs,
living near Dexter, accidontuily
shot and killed his mother, mis
taking her for a turkey. The
boy is nearly crazed with gihlf.
A. D. Villars, of Frederick
town, has been appointed by Gov.
Dockery to the position of pro
bate judge of .f:1Tso county to
lilt the vacancy caused by the
death of Judge N. R. Allen.
The 14th of September is sug
gested as the time, and St. Louis
as tho place, for tbe republican
editors of Missouri to meet and
discuss political matters. This
seems to us to be a good move.
E. W. Fleutge, .1. A. Horrell,
Sophia Paiuter and A. R. Pon
dor bought the . Id Painter farm
in tho western part of Capo Gir
ardeau last wok, paying iMG.Om)
for it. They will lay It out in
town lots and put it on the
Rov. J. L. Batten, pastor of
the Methodist church at Pied
mont, is the recipient of a cuii
ous and wonderful document. It
purports to' be on "international
diploma" conferring upon him
tho degrees of D. D. and L.L. P.,
"aa ono of tho wisest, greatest
and best gospel preachers" and
giving hint a. 'license to preach
the gospel everywhere as ho
pleases forevcrmore," and signed
by Right Rev. Robert Miller, of
Texas, aud dated July 13, PJ0-1.
Tho document is unique.
Tho body of a woman was
found iu tho St. Francois river
about two miles from Bismarck
hist Monday by some boys who
wero tishiug. Esquiro Morrit
was notiliud aud empanelled a
jury and heid au inquest. The
body was in such a state of de
composition that identification
was impossible; but it was sup
posed to be the body of a fallen
woman who had been in Pilot
Knob for some time, but who
disappeared seveial days before.
As no evidence of violenco could
bo discovered tho jury found
that it was a ca.e of suicide.
THE TWICE-A-WEEK REPUBLIC.
Kvcry Monday ami Thursday a
newspaper as j.'iiml ;iS a iii.itcaruw
ninl better, fur il contains the latest
by tflf!nib as well as u,r,rrestiii)(
stories is hclit to tile Mllx-Cl ilx-r nf
the "Twice-a-YVeck" ill-public, which
is only I a year.
The man who nnd:; the 'Ttvice ,t
Week' Keputilir Knows all alanit af
fairs ptilillcal, domestic ami f..ren
events; is pnsietl itlsitii the markets
ami commercial '(generally.
The woman vh-i reads the 'Twice-a-Weeh"
Uc,uUlic n it'"1' a bit of
N.iluaWc IntnrmaLliiii aii.'iil. huu.c
bohi affairs ttid lit.) fashions and
Muds recreation iu llio bright stones
tiiat cuuie under taillt the hc-iilitis of
fact and fiction. Thero is (!tssii
about now tssiks uud n rlo.cn other
topics of especial Interest to the
wido-uwake man ami woman.
THE TOLEDO WEEKLY BLADE.
The Toledo Woek'ly Mad. lias 1111
enormous circulation nt nil times.
T! year of a presidential eHiiipiii.'ti
howL-ver, It is regularly read bv mm
two million people. Nut onlv lie.
publicans, hut people of nil classes,
III every wrtion nf tho Tnlted Klules
read it for poliical information.
For thirty veura it Juts been a ivh
lur visitor In ovotA' part of the I'uion
and ts well knoie In h I most every
one of the 7il,0tKi ptr-tolHees in the
country. It Is edited with reference
to national eiivulntion nnd people
of all liolilies takn it, because- cf its
honesty and faitneas in the discus
sion of all political finest ions. It it
the favivrile fainilv paper with amne
thinc for every member of tho
household. Serial stories, pm-try,
wit and hiiunr: the Household de
partment (best lu the world i. Ynin
Folks, Sunday School I,cs.oiih, the
farmstead, the QucMuui Hurean
(which answers questions t i stib
kcrilicrs), the News of the Week lu
oo m plow form. Had other special
features. Specimen copies, gladly
Kent on application, and If you will
send ua a list on addresses, we will
mail a copy to each. Only a year.
If you wish to raise a club.'ftrire for
terms. Artdre-eTr BL4XE,
Tho drought still continues. It
ia stated that this is the fourth
grjtt drought experienced in
Missouri. These occurred
19ir, ls-,0 and 1S71. Also
1 8m there was a drought.
871 tho ' governor of our state
insued a proclamation and set a
day for prayer ' for rain. This
year Governor Dockery for the
second time issued a proclama
tion and appointed a day ou
which to pray to Almighty God
On last Sunday many fervent
prayers wont up to God for rain.
These prayers will bj &n;wArd
in God's own good time, and if if
Is best for us he will send rain.
It may be best for us to suffer
the loss of crops and lack of
water. We certainly have beeu
Klessed by our Lord much In
excess of our goodness. The
ouly thing that we can say is
"Thy will, O. Lord, not ours, be
Dr. C. V. Alsop, of Oweh
boro, Ky., a dentist of ten years'
experience, and a graduate of the
Obio College of Dental Surgery,
X'niversity of Cincinnati, one of
tha oldest and best known doutal
colleges in the land, has located
in Jackson, over the Exchange
bank, and is prepared to practice
dentistry in all its branches. Spe
cial attention giveu to crown and
bridge work. Pareuts of chil
dren with delicate or irregular
toeth will do well to call as bo
lias bad a wide experience in
that line. Examination and con
sultation will be cheerfully given.
A bad complexion generally re
sults from inactive liver and bow
els. In'all such casesDeWitt's Lit
UoEarl Risers produce gratifying'
results. All dealers.
Special recursions to Colorado
The Cotton Btiit route offers
exceptional inducements to its
friends and patrons for a 'sure
tur-r's outing amoni; '.ho historic
scenes of tha Rocky mountains
in Colorado and L'tah during the
, coming summer months, ns fol-
From June S to ;i0 inclusive
and July 10 to August 31 inclu
sive, tickets .will be on .sale at
Delta, Mo., to Pueblo. Colorado
Springs, Denver and Glenn wood
Springs. Colorado, and Salt I-mke
City and Ogden, Utah, at Hie rate
of oue faro plus two dollars, for
the round trip; nnd from July l
to '.I inclusive and September 1 to
10 inclusive the rate, to Pueblo,
Colorado Springs and Di n ver,
Colorado will' bo ?J." for the
round trip, to Glenn wood Spring,
Colorado, $:'.." for tho round trip,
aud to (bidun and Salt Lake City,
Utah. $ l) for the round trip.
Tickets limited for returu until
I-Vr furUier informanou call
upon or address, W. rJ. Gipsoa.
Derav, Mo., or
K. . faB.U'MK.G.P.&T.Ys.
Si. Ixiuis. Mo.
( )ver lCcliuin;e
SEWING MACHINE .
Do not b decvlvcd by llios wiio oV "
vertisw n o0.0U Hwvi ng Muchino for ;
-U.i Hi. II i La kind of a machine can ,
tie hontrut front tic or any of our '
dealers fr.Mitflo.UOto f 19.00. ,
WC MAKE VAM'CTV.. - '"';''.?
THE NEW HOME IS THE BEST.
Dr. C. V.
The Feed d!tcmiitW9 tbe Mreuirtta r -rv-;
Ycaknc.- of tvm'lii Mucbinea. Tltv
Irotiblo Feed combined with other ;
strong point make the New Ifoaute .
the Ua Bowing Machine to buy. . ',
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THE KEW HOME IEVIHC HSIIM tt't
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