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EES H. -ADiMS, Pohllster j
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ATTORNEY AT LAW
CAPI OIRARDEAO. . MCK
Physician end SurgeVn
Oftoe lo iraretTrictrfiDnf MmMiM
f Iailpndaiic ud Spaaish Slum Of
OintrdMu. r8peoikl MMaiiwtm M
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mtvUtt BafMtarnf Laaa
taorstair BmrtMuMra n'llilif liilwl
anlSooMt. Oao. Ooit-kaaM.
Da Toar Insurance Business
(a a eaaiptnf vbota nooi la tba;4aWhl
a-uuantM f or taa tutora. Innira ia.4aa
HOSE, OF NEWT0RK.
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LEO OOTLa Ajreat
B Naria Mala Kraal Oapa kmrta
. N. WICHTERICH,
1 J O&pa CMrardoao, - l(a '
canl for tka fanewlav
Reliable - Companies:
FrMkliB Mutual, of Bt. Lovla.- ;;
Cltlacna' JiMuranoe Co rap any, St. htvl
Sprinifftrtd InsormaM Oompur. Bula
Tho mre fiirea of th bMl ul i
: Daalar ia
ITw roods reclrd wMklr. Oroomie
Jiy frob, tort9 ovmex of Fountiia aa4
Uarmony StreeU. botJ.
bop o.) im1n atnat, oaa door ao-a of tb(
Ail klndi or r'reah MraU and Saaaaga ai
why ou bdaO. iellTrr wagoa run .Terf
Millinery, Dry Goote
Ra.ns BaiaoarRraaV " ,
CATS GIRARDEAU, MISSUUXX.
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F. W. VOGT,
Stores id Tinw are,
Cftpe Glrftrdeaa, - . . Maw
Kntlra aav atook. tha lataa) taprovaa' aa4
feedt ()Tklnf an4 Hearing MorM lo the mr
tau AUkmdter Job Wark dona la taa baa)
aianaer aod al ooodarata prtoaa.
ROOFINC AND CWTTERINC
A apaelaltr and work tmarantead flrtt-claai.
ADOLPH ; LIST,
Kaebaalaal aad Sonleal ';
oMaa Mailt olSrork la alt Ooa, aad (aar
anaM ail work dona.
Offlea at resldraea, aeraar Haraiaaj.aad
UHimler Strecta. . .
IT A RDlrVLApEtE.
Iron and Steel, ?:
iptol teptets, Ei, lis.
HAZARD POWDER COSPAST.
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Saalatf aaaaUadal WaataatFriaaa.
VI aad S SXala StrMt.
OAP OIrlARDHA.U. MCV '
North. Main Strret.';
' Atawailiiaailiaiwaiat . 5
pr(i imt MedielaeaV '.
'. Fertumtr Twfle. AVrtMedv ;
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This wife of ImUnit Dole,f Ha-
waU. i a native of Caatine, lie., where
the. apent her early girlhood. - Her
maideB name w Anna Prentisa Cate.
Thc farther -north, the more lnjorl
ooa to the bomaa aystoaa is the use of
eoffee. Greanlandera have foood It
neceasary to prohibit its -oae .by the
yoapg... . :
SmiKSEa of the ordinary bnuwls of
eigwvttee are 'said to be Dptain fiends."
They are morCtilrely to bV hayseeel
fieods ' Opium', cmia money Dried
grasa doesn't - ' -. . r't
ri Bai Edwis AmtoLD. discorered a
.new reaaon for tha widespread; diceoo
tent prerailiBg- In EoariRuL- jpe seers
that there are' 8ft,000 ,poeVeRses" in
that afflicted ppantry. -r '
; 'BaTBzsxjrTAnv LdstJt, ef Ken tacky,'
who comes from.", afwnntsiqoe's dis
trict, saya that tn. ktngipifljr ha has
tra-reled for weeks is ..'4heB3ddle with
oateominr'ia eight olVraMfnod.
v Tb czar of Russia reeeivea no salary"
Hit income arises from l,dM,eM sqnnro
miles of land that he orPnev eomprisin?
farms, raises and Other resonrees. It
is estimated to be worthrlS.OW.OOO a
year. . r -; - .
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Womcs's oriranixatiBBS are beeoioing
so. numerous" and popular that "I saw
you at the club the other day" h a re
mark frequently to be heard amorg
'women aa they meet hr'-h shops and
on Jhe street. .'.'' -
Gtat. B. E. Cecal joined a jewelry
store in NarthampVm, Msss over sixty-six
years -ago.'vaTJifi lie baa kept it
right there eret since. Be recently
bad a dinner from fellow-townsmen on
bis pth Wrthdwy. - :"!
fioTH, the"an who Recently fired
fonr shots from k pistol into Delmon
ico's restaurant, pleASed that, owing to
his condition at theAuue, ha was un
aware of what be was doing. He didn't
know be was loaded. '
. Prof. Obaham Jeix, Prot Xangley
and Hiram Maxim are at work on fly
ing machines. . TVith so much scientific
intellect interested some machine ought
to be evolved that wilt ly in more than
one direction down.,
Ma J. Ui'bkb, Louisiana's treasurer
.who embezzled 13,000,000, is now man
sging a mine in Honduras belonging to
a New York syndicate. He says he will
return for trial when be gets enough
money to defend his ease.
Thk fiber of the Mexican nettle is be
ing nsed for the production of thread,
and the article is said to be superior in
many respects to the finest ailk. This
may be a hint to northwestern farmers
who are worrying over the Russian
thistle. Perhaps there may be a treas
ury of wealth in Its fiber if properly
utilized. ' '
Sixoi labi.t enough, the" downfall ot
Lewis Redwine, the defaulting cashier
of a bank at Atlanta, ia., -waa caused
by his too frequently tookloffjipon the
wine when it is red in the nip. Hewill
be more abstemious 'for the next ten
years, as he will spend that time in the
penitentiary, where the wlneJist is not
extensive. - - ' - r ,
On the afternoon of July 18, 1683,
fonr raw immigrants .froiav Germany
starred to walk from fie.it Teck to San
Francisco withid 111 dny a- purse
of 300 each. GoiMT- Jcopfet, one of
the foui, arrived there-Mr other day,
having completed thawamp in 169
days and lti hours. Hutonpanloos
arrived the next dsyi 'The Mat .previi
ons record- waa 193 ila var -'. f
Akd no w the circus menj have formea
a trust. They will no longer contend
with escb other for tkegreatest attrac
tions in horsemanship and m the .acro
batic line, but' will divide; the stars
equiiably,-eo that cot One of (hem can
boast of having "the greatest show on
earth," for all will' be; equally great
Even the clowns will have to confine
themselves to jokes grown gray ' with
age aad worn pointless by frequent u5
W hat are we comlnovto? r i' '
It is nil right for the artiste to call
us barbarians. When tbey see a -fine-looking,
wide-sreading tree, tbey go &
work and daub different colored paints
on a piece of cloth' in enndeavor to
layover" the. work of nature; whilo
the barbarian' builds a sawmill, chops
down the tree aad turns ft into shingles
enough to spank 10,000 schoolboys.
The artist cannot sell his product;' the
barbarian can. . Hence these tears, , .
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. Roswkij. Chambksuuii, a fomg and
prosperous Connecticut farmer, Wurted
a achoolma'am for tw yearsy wrote
-love letters, received love tokem'ln re
turn, and then told ber that he could
not afford to tnarry ber. "because he
neeJed bis money to buy fertiliser
with. Is it any wonder that the god
dees of law took the bandage from her
eyes for a moment that she might ace
the man who preferred fertilizer to a
pretty girl, wh would rather have
bone dust than bones cioeeNin flesh
and blood? Tha acboo?aa jwaiked
into court and receir . range, ot (7S0
and costs. ' " 'tf, '''
t Eons three hu. VTsfdd-te are
maintained -taJPT. irftite $UjL gov
ernment the cTWdheir support fbe
big medwn a'rrniirfteto on (tie ae
eounta' of the post e depart rtent
These cat are distSrbs' 51 tno g ajbout
fifty post offices, and inch- duty i to
keep rata and infoe frour-jatinjf and de
stroying -postal : matter 'and canvas
maU sacks. Formerly gYes .damage
waa done by the" misebiefti' rodents.
"thought nothing afjr rientVpugh
Dags ot letters lifcpiKnv v
this sort no lonfc?eccur sins -sue, .offi
cial pussies keepwatoh.. ! i"! 'n-'i
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A .isTraevanD "TelerrarrrlinsT
from Oklahoma, aayatUmt no 4et of
the new territory's marvelous develop
ment is inor. striking thaotJ trait
grow log properties of the (oik J ibnie.
years, be says, iaoretiA-f 'u a and
a half fruit tiwEalri5awV out.
-while the specimens of Apples, Oraches,
pears .and berries, that ave been al
jrady produced, as we4 a. the size and
appearance of the- itwmf orchards,
aoint to the msgnifi"V A t . -ira of the
ecu n1 try aa a froitv m. - Oklahoma
would fill a void as K : - Mam
moth cave In Aajerlcaa tc- jam? if 1
could raise nothiag bia tn
: As Indiana Woman . fc . . sent to
the Insane asylum s',ply e ahe
declared tbatlt v eord t ahc
should marry th - J ? A h
a neither young, r,?i - rich,
' her insanity wasapr t, e jurj
t"no4in in eown .
Epitome of the Week.
UlTERESTINb NEWS COMPILATION.
F1FTY-THIR0 CONGRESS. .-
- Scalar asaslaa.
Mordat. Jan Vt. Remonstrances
Were presented in (he senate to-day
against toe-Wilson tariff bill tad
against the issue of government bonds
A bill to codify and arrange the laws
relating to pensions was introduced.
The nomination ot Wheeler H. Peck
ham, of New York, for associate justice
ot the supreme ourt, vice W. B. Horn
blower, rejected, was received from the
president In the honse an amendment
to the tariff bill placing sugar on the
free list waa adopted. A bill was In
troduced to provide for the withdrawal
of the discretionary power of the secre
tary of -the treasury to issue bonds
The president's message on -Hawaiian
affairs was received.
TrESDAT, Jan. 23. In the senate
a resolution was reported ' from
the committeemen foreign relations de
claring that the provisional govern
ment in Hawaii, having been duly
recognized, should be allowed to pursue
its own line of policy. The federal
election law waa discussed. In the
house a bill was introduced for the free
coinage of silver dollsrs. A joint reso
lution was presented declaring the
sympathy of the United States with
the effort now being made to establish
D republican form of government in the
Hawaiian islands. The" tariff bill was
further considered, and it waa voted to
place coal on the free list
rVEDKEfiDAr, Jan. 24. In the senate
Ae Hawaiian question came up
again and after an hour's discussion
went over for the day. The bill re
pealing the federal election laws was
further -discussed. In the honse an
amendment to the iron schedule in the
tariff bill placing iron ore on- the free
list was adopted. The income tax bill
was reported from the committee on
ways and means,
Thursday, Jan. S.V. In the senate
the federal election law was dis
cussed and protests were presented
against the placing of coal and lumber
on the free list in the tariff MIL In
the house an amendment to the tariff
measure calling for the free admission
of all cotton machinery waa defeated.
An. amendment to repeal the reciproc
ity section in the McKinlcy bill was
adopted. At a democratic caucus it
was decided to attach the income tax
bill to the tariff bUL
Friday, Jan. VS. The session of
the senate was devoted to a discus
sion of Senator Call's public land reso
lution and a general colloquy over the
federal election bilL Adjourned to the
29th. In the house the only amend
ment to the tariff bill adopted was one
increasing the duty on diatnonds, unset
to SO per cent ad valorem. The mem
bersof the jndiciary committee adopted
a resolution declaring that the secre
tary of the treasury has no authority
to sell bonds to meet the current ex
penses of the government
IV the United States the visible sup
ply of grain on the 23d wsk Wheat
tt0,3tt,000 bushelatcorn, 13,859,000 bush
els; oats, 4,117,000 bushels; rye, 837,000
bushels; barley,. 2,104.000 bushels.
.. The secretary of the treasury has is
sued a circular telling how and where
the new bond issue can be purchased.
Ik annual session in Washington the
national board of trade declared in favor
of foreign skilled labor being admitted
and paupers barred out
IS the United States the exchanges
at the leading clearing bouses during
tlfe week ended on the 23 th aggregated
f84d,3T,S07, against fM4,e25,&33 the
previous week. The decrease, com
pared with the corresponding week in
1B0S, was S&&.
' Dtaisfl the seven days ended on the
26th 4S0 business failures occurred in
the United States, against 407 the week
previous and 255 in the corresponding
time in 1893.
Wur.N TOO miles ont the steamship
Kormannla, which left New York on
the 18th inst for Algiers, Genoa and
.Naples, waa a track by a tidal wave and
so badly damaged that a return to Kew
York was necessary.
Tok death of Mrs. John Braddock oc
curred at Slabtown, Pa., aged 120 years.
'She was a Russian refugee, escaping
forty years ago.
The death of Hme. Laura Schlrmer
Mapleson, the opera singer, occurred in
New York. She made her debut when
but 7 years old. . ' .
Whim insane Mrs. Emil Kellar shot
and killed ber husband, her a-months-old
child and herself in Auburn. N. Y.
At Danbnry, Conn., twelve of the
hat factories resumed operations with
nonunion men. - -.
Joskph Hibi.it (dem.) of Pennsyl
vania, forwarded bis resignation to the
governor as a member of congress. -.
A anccESSTUT. trial of the monster
Niagara falls tunnel water power was
Flames destroyed the old Schnschardt
homestead at Newton, L. L, containing
many family relics and paintings, the
loss being 1100,000.
WEST AND SOUTH.
. TjtncBKR dealers of Ohio, Pennsyl
vania, Michigan, and Indiana in the
twelfth annual convention adopted
resolutions denouncing the free lumber
schedule of the Wilson bill and setting
forth that the lumber interests of the
country would be rained if it was en
acted into law. .
Firi ruined the Interior of the hide,
fur and wool bouse ot Adler, Goldman
A. Co. in St Louis and the German
Evangelical Lutheran church, the total
loss being 1160.000. - .
Alokxo SeeOw a dissolute character
at Ferry, I1L. shot and killed his wife
and infant and then ended his own
life. " " - v '- - - - '
At Madison, Wis., John & Johnson,
of Minneapolis, beat the quarter-mile
skating record, going the distance 1
aiX- i "
. Once more Herman Harms, of Utlca,
Mian., who has slept most ot the time
for sixteen years, and whose ease has
become famous, has awakened.' -
Tee suspension waa announced of the
First national bank of Fort Payne,
Ala. ' - '' V; - ' -.
' HAVTTKErox, alad ot 18, living
at Waleh, a, has Jeen practically
'mummified below the knees by the ex
travasation ot blood into the muscular
tissues following a fit of vomiting.
-.- The leader of tha Seventh Day Ad
veutists of Battle Creek, Mich.. Elder
Uriah Smith, .says Jh end of the world
ts near. " --'-
A tetkrak of the war of MIS, An
drew Franklin. who lives In Coffee
couotr. Kan and is 183 years' old, will
probably be 'j,'Ta pension, of tiff a
aaoatu. . .- .. .
Ten convicted Milwaukee banker,
Koetting, was sentenced to fire years'
imprisonment by Judge Clementson.
Onio operators have ordered the mine!
closed as a resnlt as the coal miners
refusal to accept a rednctfon tn wagea
Fibs destroyed an insane asylum
near Uoone, la., and of its nine inmatet
only sne escaped.
- Is 6e day gold to the value of I1S8,
000 was taken from the Little Johnnie
mine at Leadville. Col. . .
Oxe-third of the business portion of
Solomon City, Kan.. Was burned.
. At Indianapolis Edward Thompsos
and bis- 10-year-old daughter were a
phyxiated by natural gas. '
The prize fight at Jacksonville, Fie.,
between James J. ' Corbetf of Califor
nia, and Charles Mitchell, of England,
resulted in the latter being "knocked
out" in the third round, giving Corbet t
th title of champion pugilist of the
Fred Miller, B. B. Campsen and
four others were drowned by a boat
capsizing near Sullivan uland, S. C
' The three grandchildren of Frank
Mtggins were burned to death ia his
house st Craw fords, Ala.
Flames destroyed St Psul's Episco
pal church in Louisville, Ky., the loss
being 1100,000; insurance, (54.000.
A sitowsLiDE wrecked the house of a
man named Thomson in White Bird
gulch, Idaho, and his four daughters
Is the natural gas fields around
Celina, O., cold weather reduced the
pressure and great suffering was the
Two Toi'NO women at Free port,
I1L, sawed several cords of wood do
nated to their church by a farmer.
Fire destroyed the Sherman Oil A
Cotton company's mill at Sherman,
Tex., the loss being 100,000.
I.T Oklahoma seven persons were
frozen to death during a blizzard.
Ik Chicago George H. Painter was
hanged for the murder of Alice Martin
on May 19. 1SUI. He protested his in
nocence to the last
Ik his message to the extra session of
the Chickasaw legislature Gov. Wolfe,
of Indian territory, advises against
allotment and statehood, and recom
mends two delegates to attend to all
the business of the ChicKosaw people
A Mexican named Valdena. at End
nal, Tex., shot and killed Miss Josefa
Trevino because she would not marry
him and then fatally wounded himself.
One of the oldest and best-known
lawyers of Iowa, A. F. Brown, died at
his home in Waverly at the age of 66
years. He was a delegate from Iowa
to the republican national convention
when Lincoln was nominated
At Marysville, Co!., A. M. Leach, lum
ber dealer and mill owner, failed for
The Michigan supreme court 'has
confirmed the constitutionality of the
general banking law of the state.
At Duluth, Minn.. Congressman M.
R. Baldwin was hanged in efligy be
cause of his stand for free iron ore.
The death of CoL Richard Ross, said
to be the oldest gambler in the coun
try, occurred at Denver. He was born
in 1812 snd was in the lilackhawk war.
At Toledo, O., Judge Ricks refused
to restrain the receiver from reducing
wages of employes of the Toledo, St
Louis A Kansas City railroad.
Over fifty families in Scdalia, Ma.
were found to be on the verge of starvation.
The potters' strike at East Liverpool.
O., involves twenty-three out of twenty-six
plants and 4, 000 men.
Insurgents have recaptured Mo
cangue island off Rio Janeiro, killing
and wounding fifty ot the Brazilian
The emperor of Germany has become
reconciled to Prince Bismarck.
Decrxes expelling ex-King Milan
and ex-t)ueen Natalie from Servia have
Ik Servia a 'new cabinet has been
formed with M. Simitch as prime min
ister and minister of foreign affairs.
Ix a railroad accident near Samara
in the southeastern part of Russia fif
teen persons lost their lives.
Ix Berlin Prince Bismarck was given
an enthusiastic welcome and was pub
licly embraced by the emperor.
The senate was not in session on the
37th..... -In the house in committee of
the whole the debate on the customs
schedule of the tariff bill under the
five-minute rule was concluded. Only
such amendments as were recom
mended by the ways and means com
mittee were adopted, except in the
sugar schedule, in which the bounty
provision was stricken ont The time
for the wool schedule to go into oper
ation was extended in obedience to the
exigencies of trade.
The statement of the associated
banks of New York city for the week
ended the STth showed the following
changes; Reserve, Increase, W.288,550;
loans, decrease. W14.400; specie, in
crease, $3,26.1,700; legal tenders,increase,"
M.MO.MO; deposits, increase, 15,388, 200;
circulation, decrease, 65,000.
A report is in circulation in aU the
diplomatic circles In Rome to the effect
that Mgr. SatoUL the apostolie dele
gate to the United States, is to be re
called, owing to the failure of his mis
sion and to his having incurred the
hatred of both Catholics and Protes
tants. . .
Is the criminal court at Pittsburgh,
Pa., on the STth. Jndge Slagle refused
a new trial in the ease of James New
ton Hill for the murder of Mrs. Rosa
Roetzler in East park, Allegheny, on
the night of March 7, 1898, - and the
murderer was sentenced to death.
Secretary Hebbebt received a cable
message from Admiral Benham at
Rio, on the 27th, but it contained no
reference to hi having been asked to
act aa mediator between the Brazilian
government and its rebellious admiraL
Pbehieb Criui of Italy has prepared
for the chamber of deputies a proposi
tion to save by economy 7,000,000 lire
ia the military budget 4,000,000 on the
marine budget, and 3,000,000 in. the
budget for public works. . ..
Mrs. Ellex Colfax, widow of the
late vice-president of the - United
States, has, with her son, settled the
claim of the National Bank of Indian
apolis against them aa stockholders by
paying ri5,SO0 cash.
The imports, exclusive of specie, at
the nort of New York tor the week
ended on the 27th were ,931.S87. of
which 11,700,073 were dry goods and
as. 330.414 eeneral merchandise.
The imports of specie at the port ot
New York for the week enoea on tne
,27th were $141,339, of which I1U009
wu irold and SS8.X90 silver.
Ox the trta the New York associate1
.bonks held liOB,o,i00 fat excess of u
' requirement. of the 2-vper-cent rule.
MISSOORI STATE NEW3.
Xdward T. Kalaad Trardmed.
Gov. Stone, on the 23d, transmittsd
to Secretary Lesueur the following let
tor: -. . , , ... .' .. .
Elu-Al the April Ma. 1S9T of tbe supreme 1
court. BJward T. HoUnd. wad aad been there
tofore convicted oa aa Indictment before th. i
circuit court of Cole eotmtv of tba crime of
mbezzlxBeat, front which conviction hs bad
appealed, wsssenteaced to a term of two years u
In the penitentiary. On the 21st hue. b. waa
disrbarred from bis Imprison meat under said
sentence under toe operation of tbe tbrsa-
lounns rule, his conduct In pr;san bavins been
cool Mr. Noland now applies to nw to re re
stored to his .rbrhts of citizenship, and this ap-
frtlcallon Is supported by similar requests
from s larse nnmfter of reputable citl
sens. With Mr. Noland a oOenso sialnat
tbe law tbe people of the stats
are familiar. Prior to that unhappy event be
stood high in tbs eontldeuce and esteem of his
fellow-citlzcna. His family connections and
associations arv of tb. moat honorable and
reputable character. Aside from the act
which cost him bis llbertr and brought
reproach upon his name, I nave never hrsard
anrtblofr to his discredit Having- expiated
his o Sense br sufferlas tba punishment luv
posed upoa him, be now etui eases his desire
and purpose to do all In his power toreieem
what ba has lost. In this moateommeadable
effort. I feel lb-it tbe public authority should
not put any obstacles In bla way. Therefore,
for toe purpose of restoring bis rUrhU ara citi
zen. I this day pardon, and do hereby pardon
tbe said E J war J T. Noland unconditionally.
Please Issue accordingly. Respectfully.
W. I. 5 Toss, Governor
Fsudcvle. Christian county, J. W. Heme.
Wee W. C Prver. realzned.
llavward. Pemls.-ot county. J. N. Barnes,
Vlre J. L. Dillard. rcsfiraed.
Nlrkellton. Macon county, J. A. Liowieroacx,
vice !. tl. Max ey, removed.
Klmer. Macon county. M. B. Arrcs, vice X 1
Lookout. Pettis county. Garland Black, vies
Marion Miller, resigned.
Winchester. Clark county. Jess. Breedea,
vice Frank Kamuf. removed.
withers Mills, Marion county, u E. Frassr,
vice S. K. Stover, removed
Gulbridi-e Mills. Charlton county. O. W.
Gtithridife. vice C. II . Stonen resigned.
Omaha. Putnam county, jaa, Blsweu, vice J.
W. Mullens, removed.
Miirnrd. Barton county. P. A. Faubtaa, vice
A. K Rvan. removed.
Oakville. St. Louis county, O. P. Scborn,
vice John Shnelder. removed. 1
Sprinc Hill. Livingston county, O. W. Wingo,
vlre J. B. Kohl, reais-ned.
Gllead. Lewis county. J. W. Caaon, vice J. J.
lconlnm. St. Clair county, Levi Gover, viceGL
K Stent, removed.
Kenton. Christian county. Wo. Kerr, vu c
Wiand Tunncll, resigned.
lAmrdon. Al; bison coanty. Ccix-'Campbell,
vice J. T. Johnson, reslsnd. ; - .
Pembina. Christian county. Mary w. liora
vice Thomas Hanks. resin?d. -o,'!-icsw
post orrioei ;V
Ttlden, Dallas county, Jacob Keller, post
master. A Little Story from Washlnctow.
The president bas cot a new way of dealing
with the oflloe-seekers, A couple of Missouri
congressmen, with a candidate, called at the
White House and urged bis claims. The presi
dent was gracious, expressed his regret that he
could not be more definite, and said:
"The truth la. gentlemen, you have sot so
many good candidates for Missouri offices that
it ia difficult and takes time to make tbe selec
tiona. Tbe flattered Mlssourlans rame out of the
White House stepping bigb. Tbey were tell
ing their experience to a group of Illlnoisans.
-Why." said one of tbe Suckers, "that's pre
cisely what the president told us fellows about
Illinois appointments tbe day before."
To Remain at Caledonia.
Dr. J. L. How and F. M. North, of
tbe commission of the St Louis Meth
odist conference, met at Bismarck, by
authority of the commission, to take
final action in regard to the removal of
Bellevue collegiate institute from Cale
donia. Delegations were present from
Arcadia, Fredericktown, Potosi and
Irondalc. The two gentlemen, after
an executive session lasting till after
midnight decided to let the school re
main at Caledonia.
Strong Evidence Agalnit Them.
The St Louis county grand jury re
turned indictments against James and
Ed Murray, charging them with mur
der in the first degree for the killing
of Conductor Edgar Fitzwilliams on a
Midland electric railway car on the
night of September 23, 1WW. The evi
dence against the Murrays is very
Remembered Tils Colored None.
Charles Elbcrding, an old and well-to-do-citizen
of Holdcn, was buried the
Mr. Klberdtnjr aal suffered from ehronlo
rheumatism for twenty years, and had been
confined to a wheeled chair and bis room most
of the time for tbe past four years. A colored
woman had been bis constant nurse. His will,
offered for probate. Is creating a great deal of
lulk from the fact that be left tbe bulk of his
nronertv. about SS.ulO In cash and real estate.
to the colored nurse, and the balance to bis
daughter, Mrs. Carrie Flanle. or Moberly.
The C.ld 8anrp.
The late cold snap extended over the
entire state of Missouri.
On January St. st s m.. the thermometer
averaged 10 below over the entire state, except
the extreme southeastern portion. At Spring
field it was I below. SL Louis II, and in tbe
northern part of tbe state It tickled tbe SMxe
low-ecro mark. It remained st zero end below
all dsy throughout the state, and It was not
until the morning of the th that the mercury
rose above the zero mark.
Jade Hlrxel's Optalasa.
Judge Rudolph Hirzel, of the St
Louis coanty circuit court in his
charge to the grand jury, referred to
the recent lynching, and said the law's
delay sanctioned by the statutes, was
chiefly responsible for the action ol an
tlold la th. Oxarka.
The gold mines on Pond creek, Ozark
county, are attracting considerable at
tention. Large bodies or land supposed to contain sold
have been entered by a company formed for
that psipuae. Tbe ore bring taken ont baa
been assayed, snd runs ztuto tne tea.
Cut. -Wm. 8. Everaole. aged 73. died la
Washington county. He was among- tbe pio
neers of southwest Missouri.
SesHMl Building Harmed.
'The Washington School building, in
the northern part of Lamar, was de
stroyed by fire. Loss. 10,000; insur
ance, 94,300. No children injured.
. On a Bad Charge.
: Alonzo Zane, of Kansas, City, Kaa,
waa arrested at Kansas City, charged
with attempting to rob the Park bank
at Parkville, Platte county.
' ; Ckcrch Berne. -
The ' Tabernacle Congregational
church, at Joplin, was destroyed by
fire, the other morning, and with it
the dwelling of tbe pastor.
Oa a Bad Caattwe.
Joseph" TroViesky. a Polander, wat
arrested in St Joseph on complaint ot
his wife, who claims that he attempted
to poison their five children -
' Howell Owatr-e Weadtaf
The total taxable wealth of Howell
eosmty, outside the railroad a, ia iv
630,187. The assessors found 9383,454
in money and note. -, -i
'. ' A. Katdemt. at Masai as . ;
There ia an epidemic of measles in
St Joseph, which may soon compel tu
eloaiagot the public and private school
la oraer so cnscK.-.i.
MISSOURI LEAD AND ZINC'
Tb. Rat. Bassos; las', fartbi pashm Bat.
part Vary Tame', tuad Cesstpteae a r
eerlptlra of All two taspagtaat Pwyaati.
as Kaca County. .
- The report on the lead and' xinc ores
of Missouri, which State Oeologlst
Winslow la busily eneas-ed noon. Will
be tbe most, complete so far lasaed by
the geological survey of tbe state. It
will include a deseriptioii ot all the Im
portant deposits in each county of the
state, accompanied by-a discussion of
the geology, of the mode of occurrence
of the ores, their distribution, extent
and origin. A chapter will also be
included relating to the metalnrgy of
lead and zinc ores, and to the manu
facture and ntilization of these metals
in the arts. Brief descriptions of de
posits of lead and zinc ores elsewhere
will be included for comparative pur
poses, as well as statistics ot lead and
zinc the world over. . A full chapter
will be devoted to tbe -history of lead
and zinc mining in Missouri, tor which
a ggeaf amount of original material
has been collected. The following ta
ble id extracted from this chapter, . It
presents for the first time a complete
statement of the production of lead
Snd sine ores by counties, and will be
of interest to many. ' If the approxi
mate average values at 940 per ton for
lead ore and 920 per ton for sine ore be
applied. It will be seen that the vain?',
of the state's output to date ia over
Lead Ore. Zine On,
CoTJirrr. Net tons Net tona
Barry Inl l.SO
Benton IM t
Camden.... T.O ...... ....
Christina .. i,si - aod
Cooper " 1-w
Dade 8,141 13,093
Jasper EB.SII rT.SX7
Jefferson... S7.K1I Slei
Lawrence Kt.ftW M.M7
Miller...-. t.rnl .....
Moniteau S,0 W
Morgan S.SVk. St
Newton. - SJ.ISJ ISe.OU
SU Francois 3tl.; 2S.S1
Ste. Genevieve II, 2S0
Texas . SO
Washington 161, t.; M.OJO
Wright 4UI 1.300
Totals 1.913,447 I.H7.MB
Dealers of Mleeomrl aad Kansas Meet aad
Take Important Action Tha Officers
The lumber dealers of Missouri and
Kansas me at Kansas City a few days
ago. A resolution proposed by a spe
cial committee to determine the rights
of wholesale dealers and settle ques
tions of conflicting rights of lumber
dealers was discussed for two hours
hnd finally adopted. The organization
Includes both wholesale and retail
dealers, and the object of the resolution
was to protect the retail dealers who
are members of the association
against those who are not without
injuring the wholesale dealers. The
instructions as finally adopted are for
the direction of wholesalers in deter
mining the jurisdiction of retailers,
those retailers who are not members of
this association, and who order lumber
shipped to any point where they do not
own yards into the territory of a mem
ber of this association, shall bi con
sidered consumers at those points. To
enlighten the wholesale dealer further
as to the territory of members of this
association making shipments in car
load lots, to stations or switches where
there is no member of this association,
the dividing point shaU be midway be
tween themselves and the next nearest
Officers for the coming year were
elected as follows: President R- T.
Whaley.of Albany, Ma; vice-president
E. M. Adams, of Mound City, Kas.; sec
retary, J. L. Lane, of Kansas City;
treasurer, Geo. D. Hope, of KansaaCity.
Directors E. M. Miner, Bethany, Ma;
R. J. Hurley, Butler, Ma; Jesse Childs,
Richmond, Ma; L. D. nope, Kansas
City; J. II. Hatch, Seneca, Kas.; Frank
Lanter, Olathe, Kas.; J. A. Nnttman,
Pittsburg. Kas.; C P. Ives, Baldwin
City, Kas. .
MkMowri Wnter-Whnat Millers.
The Southwestern Winter-wheat
Millers' association was the outgrowth
of the millers' convention held in Kan
sas City a few days aga At a meeting
of the association resolutions were
adopted authorizing the executive com
mittee, to fix the time and place of hold
ing regular and special meetings; to
suggest needed amendments to the by
laws and constitution and otherwise
look after the interests of the associa
tion. The executive committee decided
to call the next meeting at Kansas City
on the second Tuesday in June of this
rear. It was agreed that Kansas City
will be the headquarters of the associa
tion. C A. Young waa elected treas
urer of the association.
Banted 1'erhapa Fatally.
Wm. Qnigley, a driver in the employ
of the Waters-Pierce Oil Co. at St
Louis, was badly burned the other day.
Qnigley delivered some gasoline at a
business house, and naturally stepped
up to the stove for the purpose of
warming his bands. His clothes were
saturated with the inflammable fluid
and caught fire. In a moment the poor
fellow was blazing from head to foot
Ernest Hulser, one of the men in tbe
nlaec showed great presence of mind
by catching Quigley and throwing him
bodily through tbe front door and into
a snowdrift There he rolled Mm until
the names were extinguished. Qnigley
may die from hut injuries.
The . Clair Cwamty Jadgaa,
Judges Lyons and Nevitt of the St
Clair county court who returned to the
county jail in Kansas City, altera week
a Dent at their homes, have been granted
an indefinite release from Imprison
ment by Juftge Philips, of the United
States court Tbey convinced Judge
Philips that their presence in St Clair
county was neceasary, and he told them
to go home and transact such county
business aa could be no longer aeierreu.
When radge Philips decides they have
been home sufficient time for the trans
action of pressing county bnilaaaa be
will order them to return to J all.
Mrs. Clara Casset of 918 Mitchell
avenue. St Joseph, while lighting a
gasoline .stove, was so badly burned
tbe other day that death resulted from
her injuries. Iler clothes caught Are,
and before assist nee could arrive she
was enveloped -in atneav Her limbs
and part of her body were Darned la
frightful manner. Sne aaoa dieL r
, , ii. .Hi i I H " . if-'
' The livery stable ot Charle. & QUI.
at St Joseph, eawgbtavaand waadam-
atred to-the extent ef ax,50ft. lares
ing. horses Mr GUI was badly mjttred.
A CARNIVAL OfIRE
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Bath. Is, Kweyt by . TwrMbt. Cerfan-
graUeai EstaJUac a Low of Hair a ma
Maw laalsari Several Bhseka of HailaiH
Balklae ta Bal e -Scare! ty ar s-aaa
taw rash AgataM saw rllin a
a Mar. Oaa. ,-. , ti, -.. .
Bath, Me.. Jan. 39. Th. moot de
structive fire in this city for half a
tntory swept away yeaterlay a large
portion ot the bnainexav seel ion, Mock
after bleak succumbing to the flsmea,
and some of the best stores ot the eity
were in a tew hoars reduced to ashen
and valuable stocks deBtrrjyed. That
loss ia placed at SJOa.000.
The fire, anoerentlv was a small af
fair when discovered at 9 a. tm started
In tbe stable tit :he rear of the
Eagadaco Mock, 'the lire department
responded promptly, when, . to -the
amazement ot the firemen and citizens,
it waa discovered that the waterworks
waaaseleas, a big break in the main
line having occurred Saturday Bight
When the alarm was given .from nox
45 at the city ball the water tweantrs
tn the street mains waa only fourtee.
pounds..' -" . " - ' "'",
A second alarm waa turned in, sum
moning three steamers which were set
at the river, but before getting to
work, the stable, where the fire started
waa in names, which was spreading oa
all sides. At site east ot tha stable
and not three feet away was the Gran
ite block, a tour-story brick struct
ure, fronting on 'Front street and
occupied on the ground floor by a dry
goods and carpet store. . To this store
the names quickly spread. In a few
minutes the Sagadaeo house, contigu
ous to the Granite block on' the south;
the Central house, next south oT the
stable; a large tenement on. the wast,
and a large storehouse on the north
were In flames. These buildings were
on tbe north side of Centers nd the
east side of Front street ' Ia leas than
an hour the fire crossed Front street
attacking a wooden and then a brick
block. On. the Center-street side the
nrenwn-made a determined stand ana
saved the aonth side, bat several blocks
were badly scorched. . ,
Mayor Shaw sent away for aid half
an hour after the Are s tax ted, Bruns
wick responding with two hand en
gines, Portland one steamer, Lewlston
one steamer. The Brunswick firemen
were the first to arrive by special train.
which made tbe run of nine miles In
twelve minutes. The ran from Port
land, thirty-five miles, waa made in
fifty-eight minntea, and from Lewiston
in thirty m in tea.
The out-of-town fire engines were
placed at the river, aad were at work
two hours after the fire started. It
was nearly 3 o'clock before the fire
was nnder eontroL '
To protect property that had been
removed from stores near the fire and
to clear the crowd ot aight-esera from
the streets. Mayor Shaw called ont the
militia Co. C of the Second regiment
early, and subsequently the militia
received orders from (v. Cleaves to
patrol the streets last night . The
fi re swept away the Sagadaeo block, con
taining the largest hotel in the city;
the Sagadaeo bank, the Marine- bank, '
book store, drug store, clothing and
barber shop; Granite block, occupied by
the largest dry goods house in the city.
Knight of Pythias hall, snd a brokers
office; Union block occupied by a
crockery store; Redmcn'a ball, drug
store and an order of Foresters; 'Sav
ings bank block, occupied by the Peo
ples' savings bank, boot and shoe store,
doctor's office, book bindery and edi
torial rooms of the Bath Times; Full
er's block, occupied by a drug store,
saloon and lawyers' offices;- Central
block, in which were the Central hotel,
two fruit stores and a barber shop. . .,
One block containing a cigar store
and a book bindery, with dwellingon
the second floor; a large tenement
house, occupied by six familiesr one
large stable and a large storehouse;
Oild Fellows hall, Jackson's dry goods
store; Times newspaper office and sev
eral other firms were damaged by
water. i -
The total lost is estimated at 9500,
000, on which there is about one-half
Am las porta. t Meatlng- af Kepabllea.
Washixotox, Jan. Sc. The majority
of the republican senatorial committee
met yesterday in the rooms of Senator
Hale for the purpose of discussing tbe
bills for the admission of the various
territories to the union. The discussion
was protracted, and when the meeting
adjourned, the committee, it is said, had
agreed upon its line of action only so
far aa the territory of Utah was con
cerned. It waa decided that no oppo
sition should be made to the admis
sion of that territory, although there
was a division of sentiment as to the
wisdom ot annexing it to the state of
It was agreed that owing to the
enormous state that would thereby be
created it would be inadvisable to
sanction any proposition looking to the
consolidation of New Mexico and Ari
zona, but if they were admitted at all it
should be as they are at present con
stituted. Action in the ease of those
territories will be taken at a subse
The committee also had np, in an In
formal manner, the bill to repeal the
federal elections law and while no ac
tion was taken, ib waa plainly the
sentiment of the members present that
dilatory tactics should not be pursued,
but as soon aa the debate has ended.
the bill should be permitted to come to
a vote. ,
Freaeh Occnpwtlw af Thabavt. Fart af
a Cwlaalwatlaa Ptaa.
Paris, Jan. 29. The Ltberte pub
lishes a letter from a soldier of a Sou
danese contingent who intimates, con
trary to tbe official announcement
that the French occupation of Tim
bnetoo Is part of the fixed colonization
plan of which the ministers are fully
informed. ' ' - -
An official disnatch describes aa at
tack made -by- Touaregs oa Marine
Ensign Aube'a party between Cahra
and Timboetoo, oa December 38, Aabe,
tbe second mate and twenty -eight
aativea were killed. v - - -y
Dtasaaa la Kew Tot.
New York, Jan. . 98. There, were re
norted at the bureau of contagious dis
eases in this city during the week end
ing at nooa yesterday, S37 eaaes ot
measela, 336 of diphtheria, 138 of scar
let fever. .99 of smallpox, and 4 of
typhoid fever. Measles is Hecreaaiag.
V ' Ta aa oavad ay aiaaawiy.
- Some, Jan. 37. Premier Crisp! has
prepared for the chamber a preposi
tion to save by aeonomy T.OOO.eoa lire
ia tbe military badget 4.086,000 In the
rnarhrs badget- aa l A.tm.ootj In the
budget for public work -
at hi id ay th. taaalnllaaai
aaa cttv Ormad jaay-saw n ,
BaHaauaaad ftavjnlmi - ' ".-Vr
Kaxsaa Crrr, Ma. -Jan.
anauad tar amr ia aasaion here loa-
IsssKi ipnsveoeenaaeuoerw" --. .
to defraud the National Bank of Con-
ceoataf. todtOsVstsd tttortowa
that two. ind'ietmentd . Jive been n-: ,
turned, and that t) capiases for the ,
arrest of the offenders are ia the hands
of Marshal Stewart7 " "" ''
The fraud, whkk'has csutarat n i
twnks In several coauinercial centers ia ,
the United States, -was brought to .
light by its Kanaae City ramifications. "
Its extent, as far as traced, ia between
34o.,00g and 9400,000. ' .
. The parties charged wttn tbe awiadTa
ore the lumber firms of J. H. Bemia
Ca, of Jefferson, TexV and George, W., ,
Howell A Ca, of Atchison, Kaa. Banks.
iaxCemnacticaa, Misaoari. Tenaeaseev, ,
Kanaaa, Nebraska and - IUlneia are-'
known- to have been detjanded, and .;
the fuirextentof the fraud is not yet ;
fnUy known. In Kansas City the Na- . .
Uonal Bank ot Commerce waa caught
formate. 'r --- "r ' "1
The manner in which the swindle
was perpetrated was not s complicated
one. Each Arm drew -WomBbodar-
Uon" drafts oa the other, doe priner- ,;
pally in thirty, sixty and ninety daya,.
respectively. The firm on which the -'
draft waa drawn ' would accept It':, t
These drafte were lsetr4.t several i
mmdu aim. wheat the firms had good. , ,
Atredit but were really ia failing eir- '
curat tances. The next step waa to go
to the bank and, under false msj-t''
tenses, get the drafta cashed. : About , (
the time the drafta came doe the firms .
The fact that tbe drafts .were time
drafte and not sight "drafts- prevented
attaching the bills of lading to the r
drafts, as at usual in sight drafts, and i'" t
covered tra the fraad ia regard to th
miarepresentatloa that the paper was ,
for accom mods tion. and not lor the
Among thtubanka which gof aotue ol.
this bad paper were those ia Dallas, ,. ,
Galveston and Houston, Tex.; Mem-
phis. Teno,; Chicago; Atchison, Kaa.;
St Loaia, Omaha, and ansae ta- Cost- -
neotkma, by rediaeoaating - westera . . .
bankt' paper. . It to also stated that,,., .
some found Its way to Boston. , .
George W. Howell moved here from
Atchison and had an office ia the- '
Leith At Perry building aad a home oa
the aonth side of Independence, near.
Garfield avenue. He waa Introduced .'
as defendant la s criminal prosecution ' -for
viols Uon. ot the interstate eom- . i
mercelaw and was sentenced to the .' -j
penitentiary, bat was pardoned by . r
Howell's offense consisted In bribing r
Edward Tlbbitta, a railway employe . i
atWlnthrop, Ma, opposite Atchison, r
to make false weight entrieson freight , '
consigned by Howell for shipment '
Howell waa found runty in to Moerai v '
court at St Joseph. July 31. 183, and e
sentenced to tbe penitentiary Decern- -ber
91, 1893. Tibbitta waa ao eon-., ,
vietedandwaa pardoned by Preaideat
Harrison. --" -v-'-'
When Bern is became Involved, twe
years ago, Howella came to Kanaaa . ,
City frcm Atchison on the morning
that the reports that Bemia waa In-'
rolved came oat, took a special train
at tbe Union depot which be had ; i.
chartered by telegraph, and made a x
flying trip to Texarkana to land nia ,
name to tbe aid of Bemia. ' ' r - -
'THE BOND 0UESTKrV; '.f
Tha Kakthas af tabav salt Aga met ,
lataiy Camel, t. 1
WAiHiHaTOS. Jan, 39. Very ssatwrial . 4
modifications will be mad. is the,
Knlghte of Labor petition for an In- .
Junction against the issue of bonds by
Secretary Carlisle before It is preaented
In court to-day. The attorneys were -1
at work upon it here until after mid-
night Saturday night and were In eon
sulfation again nearly att day yeater- 9
day with Gen. Allen, who wllLopea tba
argument in court at 10 a. m. to-day. t
Tbe netition aa telegrapbea from
Dea Moines has been changed by join
ing General Secretary Hayes and Mr.
Maguire with Grand. Master Sovereign
aa petitioners. The petition kaa been
broaoened and atrengtbenea in many
respects, particularly ett technical
points which, as the counsel aatici-
nate. will make the peUUonerr rtgat
to a standing in court clearer ana more ,
andeniabia Gea. Allen will be as-1
suited in court by Mr. Mills, of Denver;
Messrs. 6iddens and Ralston, and the ,
Arm of Shellabarger Jt Wilson, ot this
city, will act aa advisory eoanset
Baakaass Bnatd af 1SSS.
New York.' Jsb. 28. Bradstreei
annual analysis of more thaa 17,6t. -
business fail area la the Lnltod State.
and Canada last year shows a net gala
ot more than 8,000 In the total basi
ls population in the United State.
in 1893, -aotwithstaading panic
and depression during seven months,
of last year. Tbe gain - in
1803 . over ' 1891 was about
83,009. Lack of capital, direct effects
ot the financial crisis, incompetence
and fraudulent disposition of property
account for 80 per cent of the failures
of last year, and in tbe year before; tba
proportion of failures due to specula
tion eataide of regular basiaess.to per
sonal extravagance, to fraudulent die-.
position of property, and to nadne
petition waa smaller ia 1893 "than
Ke M rattan af Aueawd Madlattoa.
Washixstox. ' Jan.. 38. Iteeretary ""';
Herbert baa receivedi a cable Bsessage ' -f -from
Admiral Benbam at Bio, hat it ,
eoataiaed ao 'reference to his having
been asked to act as mediator between
the Brazilian government and its ra
beliooa admiral..' Still leas dkt Item- -'
body any statement to justify the rv
morthstT a settlement of tbe revolo- v "
tionsry trouble bad ' been effected '
through his instrumentality. The
state department and navy department Jf-.-t-eoncarfat.siserting
that Admiral Bea A
bam has BOt neea antnorisea so ibsvw
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a . . " -a
A Let Call ta ta.eiabb.va Braaeha..
UmiANtu, lnA, Jan. 98. Wlthla
ba anxt few davs ndge Winters will :
order snotber dividead on the asset, of
tha order of toe Iroa HalL Be saya
it will be tbe most iaportant one thaa
tar ordered, as it will cover all tbe
aaseta, and, under its provisions, every
member of the order wb baa aoeoe-at- -ett
with the reeeiver here will become
a beneficiary. He does not rjospoae'to
wait any loager for., the stabbora
branches m the east and if they do not
promptly acknowledge the reewtvar aad
account with him tbey will be e winded
front sharing ia the dividend- ;
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