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PaSHIOHS OF THIS IJAICV
A Chat with the Ladies, About
What to Wnt and Eow to Wmr
"What i ws in Itouiondoml" is l-eeomin the j
..oero. for the true mode for -ring M real
tied nrxin. and one innt look abont tnera twice IO
find anything jnst now tliat is really new
It fefullearlvfor tissue, games, nu nn-ui-
aphanouo material", still they are already .to he
found in countless array at aU of our Urge empo
rium". There are many new fabric ; many old ones re
vived under new names.
We have balyoriues, that old-time fashionable
fjbnc, of which one might tiiebut never wear
out, Then there are grenadines, with a lovely
fret-work of brocade over either is silk or velvet,
whose beauties can only appreciated when seen.
Among the thin goods for the million, we believe
all will hail with joy the return to the fashionable
market ot the dotted and flgutvd awisu, which,
within our memory, has eeB looked upon as tlw
chiefet id beauty aad utility of all guaxy fabric-.
This season, these sheer muflins are destined to
agaiu rule in the fashionaMe world. Many dis
like a plain, thin, white costume. In that case we
take pleasure in informing yon that many arc
made over a foundation of colored sheer lawn, in
any color from)iuk and red to green and yellow,
as owe way fancy.
This is specially a pretty conception where the
frame work for the costume is made or color in
princesse aliape, and then mounted with the fig
ured swiss, to simulate any drapery 01 insqueauu
over-skirt, or olonaise, or the jutive tunic.
Fine torchon or Smyrna lace is largely nsed as a
finish for all thin costumes, and HBely-criiletl
ruMes are used in profusion, and with excellent
tate, on swiss and like material.
Fichu caes, with long tabs cros.-ing in front,
and knotted at the liacfc, are made a" a finish for
tho"e costumes, whenj worn at the sea-side and
other summer resorts.
Hotted nwisses are also used for the fashionables
of the minature world, and we can conceive of
nothing prettier lor our little lady friends than a
dress of this material, (he skirt made with alter
nafe bands of swiss needle-work, and edged with
the same. The skirt can bo made with a tablier
front, of alternate rows of needle-work and fine
tncks, and the hack a gathered waist, with a
needle-work belt and broad sash of colored riblwu
or silk, put around the body below the waist, in
careless folds, and looed at the back, or held in
place wiih a handsome scarf-piu.
For misses, swi.s made over white or color is
the prettiest material for summer.kuoun, aud we
predict for it an immense success.
" There arc very many cheap suitings, not the
despised for quality, which we recommend to our
ladv readers who must exercise tlie strictest econ
omy iii their purchases. Among those we would
notice in the cotton fabrics, which will wear and
looV well for some time, are basket-cloth suiting-.
7 cents per yard; melange suitings, yard wide, at j
30 cents; and all-wool summer bege, -2$ ceuts; :
Mexican grenadine, 30 cents, which liave always
sold for cents; and then a good black greua
dine, silk and wool, as low a- Co cents; the black-and-white
checke, which make good country play
dresses, 10 cents per yard.
Bunting, the new fabric which ladie arc going
wild over firstly, because it is new, and sounds
iatriotic; secondly. Iiecausc it endures sea datu
ness. etc., coming away looking as gooJ as siew,
which cannot be said of anv other fabric known
is to be found at all stores, and sells as low as
CWceuts, all wool, twenty inches wide.
Dressss laeed in front are coming in, aud the
round bodice is often seen abroad,
Coaching lias come to be one of our country's
pastimes. Last season, ladies commenced, very
sensibly, by dressing plainly, the whole anair
having about it an air or comfort; but there were
women in it, and wliat would a drive over the
loveliest landscape in the world be useless there
was a chance for display and rivalry? So, in a
ittle titr.e, the costumes of the ladies were duly
chronicled, and then came the vanity. Now as
high as $300 liave been paid for an imported
We occasionally ee a sensilde womau with a
walkingcosturae, which mean" a skirt that has no
need of being dragged to the one side and held by
the hand, but just escaping the ground. It is but
little trimmed. Then there is a cape or sacque, a
good. sensible hat, and sun umnerella, and such a
woman is pronounced at once as having brains.
We hope to chronicle the success of this fa-hiou,
until every one of our readers becomes the owner
of a walking costume.
The styla of hats and bonnetts now in vogue
precludes the possibility of plain hair; so we liave
waves, fringes and curls in profusion.
Dark hair is all the rage agaiu, and those who
tileach are preparing to resume tlieirnaUi.il color.
leen. dull red hair is the fashionable sltade in
color. It is known s Titian red. Ye who have
this colored hair ean now crow over your sisters
with lighter tresses; but we would not advise col
oring the hair to that shade; it is disastrous to the
We are so sorry that many ladies wear the fash
ionable colors of the day, regardless of hair, com
plexion or eyes. Surely there are hues enough
on the lashionablc list tliat a lady with yellow hair
is not obliged to wear "yellows liats nblon and
Crepe lisse inches are. among the fahionable
novelties for the neck; some are the single plait
ing, other quadruple, and many are one edged
alve another. Many of the ruches are finished
with a tiny laee edge. When niches are not w ore,
small, standing collars are the rule.
Alternate loops of riblton-fnnges on parasols
nr often in two color. There are also )arasoIs
deged withJcatbcr fringe that are lovely.
White hunting suits are trimmed with Mack,
and black with white, with good effect.
. There is a strong ettort made to net the liair at
the hack. It lias juot been tried, did not succeed,
ami will not now. Nets of riblion or chcnillie are
pretty and convenient for morning, when one does
not wear a breakfast-cap, but were never intended
for fidl dress.
Shoes, glovesad niitis receive their shire of
fashionably attention nowadays. Bhoes are made
of the same material as the costume. Tiny checks
of black and white are considered the nicest for
traveliug; or if the costume is of blue the checks
can be blue and white, or brown check to match.
Low shoes, Oxford and Newport ties, al.o the
Newport buttoned at the side, will be all worn
Sandals with bands, ornamented with buckles and
bows, will be worn with embroidered hose lor the
Kids buttoned at the outer side of the wrist are
much in demand.
Mitts are in totter quality tlian List season, and
promise ta be in great demand.
Au re voir!
It is the cry of the infant just from the cradle ;
it is the only ladm that will heal the wounded heart
in youthful days. "Mofher, I'm hutt!" "Mother,
I'm tired 1" -'Mother, sins; to tn ! Rock me tell
me stories." It is always "mother'" with the child
and the Ltd; no one like mother; no hand tliat
tails on the fevered brow as softly as hers; no
words so soothing as thoec whichpass her lips; the
liouse would be a grave without lien life would be a
dreary, thorny road without her wanuag voice aud
ever guiding hand. A father may be kind, may
love not less, but the wearied child wants the moth
er's arm", lier soft lullaby songs, the caresses of
AU childhood is a mixure of suuh;ae and shad
ow. A kind word brings a smile, ahar?hword
a sigh. The first footsteps, weak anil trembling,
grow stronger by the guidance of a mother's love.
The little wounds, the torn clothes.the headaches,
heartaches, the. trails all vanish at the words of a
mother; and there is built up in the heart of every
man an edince of love and respect tliat no crime of
Lis can overthrow- no p'risou cell affect.
And a lad grows to be a man only to find that
'mther",is the same. If he errs, she weeps; if
ita is good and manly, sue rejoices. Hers is the
only love that lasts endures forever. The wolf of
starvation irsy enter the door, but her love is only
tried to akia the brighter. All the world may call
her son a cnniiwl. but the mother belie ve it not.
Trials do not heaet yon. storms gather over yon,
vexations come, rum tlxag you down ; but thore is
one who ever stands firm in your erase, who will
never leave yon. The crimitwl tm fcc M-aMbki has
sneered in feeling because his bad deeds would
caase & pang in mother's heart. There is no praise
like her praise, there are no sad fears tliat paha
iis o much as hers.
"Hush, my babe, lie still and slumber,
Holy angels gaard thy bed ;
Heavenly angels, without number,
Gently falling on thy head."
SarcMy things may pass away and be forgotten,
-Sii-he .good, all-embracing lore of mother will
never oelorgOttoB on arth or in heaven.
Lot laBd 2sosJfcest ora!r of 7th and
Washington streets at a ft bargain. '
5-21-dl4t J. U. Gasr, Inaaranee Agt,
3B5 Ohio etaee.
Maxweltm'a hrae are bonnie.
Where early fa's the dew ;
And it's there llMt Aawe Laurie,
Gi'ed me lier promise true."
Tiuia .in a clear tenor voice rinctnc be
quiet air, one snnuner forenoon and nrm-hrd the
openwiudow ofa hole xme-clad co, 1J
wtr ymmg Km " . r
rerotnt Ked the voice for a smile dimpled lier Cm-.-.
" .a i.j-..a a v1.
which had len wearing a sau
Dropping lier sewing she looked out of the window
coming inclose proximity ton young man's f-e.
a handsome, boyish one, with brown eye-, which
werejuitthen sparkling with merriment.
flood-morning, lassie I" said Maurice tiraham.
raising his btraw kit gracefully, "I am going to
Croft's lake for a row; and if you will do me the
honor or accepting a seat in my boat, I will prom
ise yon a basket of your favorite water-lilies."
"Oh, 1 sliall bedehghted to go if Aunt Hannah i
"Alf right, then; get your hat while 1 fiud your
relative and plead my cau-e."
"Success to you!" said Annie I-iurie, as she left
Very' pretty she was in her light muliu dress,
and a broad-brim ined straw liat tied donur
her curls with a blue ribbou. Aud as she stood in
the door-way, waiting for Maurice, who was as
suring Aunt llaunah for the last time tliat he
would take good care of her niece, he thought lie
had not seen a prettier picture than Annie made,
with the hop unes swing over her head.
Croft's LMkc, lenutirul sheet of water, was but
, l.ort distance awav. awl they were soon seated
m Maurice's boat, the Aunie Laurie, named lor
our heroine, who bore tliat quaint Scotch name,
tw ured the water-lilies, snowy, golden
hearted treasure-,and ' fla,', '"otiw "aJ,'"r
..r Kntli v.-..re silent: the beautiful sur-
ri n iwvn
rounding, the soft air, Ktfumed wtiti thewater-iiii-
wfiiicd to cast a siell ocr them.
Stiddcnly.pla-hiug au oar into the watcr.Maurice
"Tell me of your thoughts, little la"-ie!'
. lnnki-,1 un OllifllV.
"I was thinking f Sir Oalaliad. Tlie-c lilies
brought to my mind the lines:
"I muse on n tlwt will uotci-a.-c
Pure .-iaees clothe.1 in living U-ams,
Ture lilies of eternal iea-e.
Whose odors liauut my dreams."
A smile curled the corners of his lips.
"Is Sir Calaliad the hero of your tlrcams J"
"Notaluays; it was men-ly accidental,"
Maurice iaa-lie.l the water imimtieiitly.
"I am going ck to my Mndies ti-iiiorrou-."
"So soon ?" dropping the lilies slie held.
-Yes ; I liave been idle too long already. Father
isfullvrciH.vereilnow.and he is Impatient to ee
meaiawver. But will you not tell e you will
miss me, or lu.s your knight of the Table Kound so
filled your heart tlwt y.u have no room for a oor
sinner like melf "
My heart is largeeiM.iigh to lioJd more tnau one
object, but I wMi they were all as imre ana n..
as that voutliful knight."
"If thev were. I should ' cxiiuKM, lie sai'i,
with a little laugh.
She made no reply, aud after a uiise lie again
broke the silence.
"Do you know, little las.-te, tliat lam twenty -one
"Arc you J" smiling again. "1 na.t lorgoH
"How cruel in you !"
"ftirdon me, you abused child !" Wlwt can I .!
to make amends for my ioar memory .
"tiiveme a birthday gift."
"Willingly ; if it is jssiWe for me to do so."
"It is!" clanging his seat to one beside her.
It is yourself, little las.Me !"
"O Maurice! don't ask tliat now!"
ui.nw.alnt does this mean? I have always
considered you mine, and you liave never repulsed
"I know it, Maurice ; until now, you have n-eii
iny Meal of true manhood."
And now ?"
There was no reply; Iter face was very ile, and
she locked her finger-convulsively.
"Annie, is it because you liave leameti uiai i
sometimes indulge in wliat I you call gam' Jingl"
He, UK., was very pale now, and his voice trem
bled. "Will you cast me ofl for tliat one .-in J"
There was no reply.
"Annie, listen to me ! If you cast me ofl, I sliall
liave no tie to bind me to anything good. I hate
sinned, it is true; hut with you for my promised
wife I will overcome this sin."
"No "she said, firmly. "I will not lih.iiiid!
If you are strong enough to altstaiu from thi vice
one year, come to me then, and I will give you my
"Heaven helping me. I will, Annie; but it is a
bitter punishment, to wait so long! I thought to
leave you with this ring on your hand," laying a
little gold band on her Lip.
She shivered a little.
"No, I cannot wear it now! "
A second later, something bright flashed in the
sunshine, then disappeared among the rippling
waters. She looked up timidly into his face, but
thore were no traces of anger there.
"Gcd Mess yon, my little lasie!" he said, taking
her hands in ln. "You were never so precious to
mens you are this moment. How I wish I could
flingaway the evil of the past as easy as Ididthat
Annie could restrain her feeling" no longer, and
her tears fell fast. Maurice took her tenderly in
his arms, and there she sobbed out a sad story,
that of her mother's life. She liad loved a man
whose ouly fault was his love for the ipiming falJe,
Long she wavered between her love for him and
the fear of unhappines" which the marriage might
bring her. Hut love finally triiimplied, and she
became his wife. She enjoyed a few brief months
of liappiness, aud then her trouUe lcgant and
ended not until a year later, when the tired soul
flitted away, leaving Aiuiie, a helpless infant, to
the care of her unmarried sister. Aunt Hannah.
The unliappy huslnud, goaded on bv remoiw.
sought forgetlulnes" in drink, and died in a few
" "Poor iittle lassie!" said Maurice, kissing, hoi
tenderly. "I do not blame you for fearing to
give me your promise until I liave proved myself
worth v of vour love. You will lave tutu in my
SlIt llQill lu iflt'lLiPKic itif "i
Twilight was beginning to steal over tlie water.
.1. . ....v.... r .nil nnt ,!rl!,i"
warning them tliat they mu-t return. Both were
happier than when they came, for n sweet tru-t
had filled their hearts, and the homeward row
was a pleasant one.
A laborer, returning from his daily toil, iaucd
on the Iwnk of tlie lake to listen to a clear tenor
voice that floated across the water, and when he
distinguished tlie words.
"And for Ismiiic Annie Laurie,
I'd lav mc down an' dee,"
he pas!-cd on, saying " Tn ey are lovers; God Mess
o o o o
Tlie year ol protxitiou was past, and one soft
summer cvenins Maurice Graham claimed his
promise, and Anuie Laurie gave it trustingly.
A few weeks later, a ring was placed onl.-rfin
ger, and the promise given, "Till death do us
There is no more interesting spectacle tlian to
see tlie effects of wit upon the different cliaracters
of men: then to oliserve it expanding -caution,
relaxing dignity, unfreezing coldness teaching
agfc aud care and pain to smile axtortiug reluct
ant gleams of pain from melancholy, and cliarai
ing even the angs of grief. It is pleasant to
obseve how it penetrates through tne coldness
and awkwardness of society, gradually bringing
men nearer together, and, like the combined
force of oil and wine, giving each man a glad heart
and a shining countenance
Genuiue and innocent wit, like this, is snrely
the flavor of the mind ? Man conld direct hit ways
by plain reason, and support his ways by taste
less food; but God; has given u wit and bright
ness and perfumes to enliven 'hr days of man's
pilgrimage and to "charm hi pained t- teps oyer
the burning marie."
Thin house, located on tut coraer of
Third and Lafayette streeta, has recently
heea leased by the nderssgaeii, who hare
reauad aaa lefemiaM the haiMiajr
throsghoat, hi the BMat approve ad
modern style, aaa.ace ready at all tiaaea to
entertain the traveling ad widest puUic
with the beat of accomnioiatiew in nice
rooms, pleasantly leeaten. The lakln in
always applied with tUbtrt aeMedbytliel
Bianci, mu a paias, auenuon.or expeM
willTae spared to make the Lafayette Reni
f rat-clam Ik every particalar.
a RBBBBBBaBBn BA
Friday there came mWrewed to the
local of the liAZooa beautiful work f
art, in the shai of a lauVs foot ami ankle,
Hhajjctl out of parti-colored velvet. It was
arccninaiiied with the following linen, in
evident allusion to an item which ayiieaml
in the Kazoo in reference to a "pretty ankle
seen on a muddy crosniiiR:"
Oh, ye local, fond but foolish,
May this "ankle neat"
Keep your thought from idly straying,
Make your joys complete.
May this precious treasure sent you
Ease your longing eyes;
When the wind with wanton touches,
Makes a iirf to rUe.
When you sigh o'er bliss departed,
And are sad the while,
Hang this atdfr near your "ec'wov"
Look on it then "smile."
Bewitching girl, your gift I pme,
Like descended angel from the skies,
I own my hands have pressed it,
And tenderly caressed it.
With due appreciation.
I take it as the semblance of thine own,
And with fool and leg I'm Mire hath down
A cut id's dart,
In rapturous, fervid rankle.
Right on my desk,
Always to nat,
Lies this lovely little ankle'.
ilut alas! Xo heart's content
With beauties that are sent
To glad the eyes.
Much ralher would I see
(Just is between you ami me)
That skirt arise.
Our next issue will lie something on
the improvised order of things. JMYji
See here. Sister Sankey, ain't you rushing
things a little too fast? How old is little
Where does Dr. Mary Walker strike
her match ?Dakbunj Yir.
Why, on her match box, of course. St.
Rut when she ain't got any match box
and is walking along a dusty road, with no
trees, nor fence, nor bouse in sight, but is
just dying for a smoke, how does she light
it then ? Bazoo.
You fellows keep on fooling around Dr.
Walker with yonr matches and you'll get
That lxst shot at Mary's match box scat
tered some, but smacks of experience. "A
burnt child dreads the Are." Marion County
Stop al! this row. If you want a light
put your match against Mary's box ami
twitch it, quick. That's the way to make
The bitterest foes, when reunited, be
come the best of friends. St. Lout Jour
nal. This is the caption with which Eugene
Field announces his reconciliation with
The Moberlv Emtrrjirist-Moa itor man
isn't going to the" Convention. We under
stand that the Iron Mountain Railway Co.
hasn't got a flat car big enough to haul
him. St. Lout Journal.
But for his great repugnance to water, he
might be shipped as dead, weight and taken
down on a coal barge.
A Sedalia girl washed her feet last
January and is siill suffering with a bad
cold, produced hy the unusual liquid appli
cation. St. Joe Ommide.
The St, Louis Journal aaid the Mime thing
the other day about a Boonville girl or
did the Cooper county female only get her
feet wet? Twoaifolike this is remarkable.
Tlie young lady that dropped her head
the other day still lives to drop notes to
her lover. FortSmtt Monitor.
Don't drop on lier old man. Cive the
girl a chance.
We have no sympathy with the class of
newspapers which can aee nothing good or
commendable in an opponent. .ipgam
Why, man alive, it is the highest compli
ment they can pay you. Abuse is tlie only
avenue through which jealousy can, vent
its littleness. Slander is the last weapon
employed by weakness.
The war news, to-day, is all peace
news. It is thought the end of the struggle
is at hand. Jinlerpriit-MfMitor.
This k a pence of witticism which the
struggle alluded don't rw-rant.
If Dr. Mary Walker continues to pant
for fame, why don't she go and join the
Turks and when the Russians storm the
stronghold, she can throw herself into the
breeches. Xonrkk Bulletin.
Man alive, she's made the brccde al
ready. Let the Turk rush-in if he
The Rev. Dr. Talmage declares that
tlie devil i the biggeat fool he knows ol."
St. Louu DUpatek
Mr. Talmagejaat wanta to get people of
their goard to he can get op a comer in
The red-headed local of the & Joe
Ckrouidc wants to fad a girl who caB "put
a square patch on pantaloons." In
other word he wanta her to f aare tie circle,
if the patch is to go in the usaal locality.
Jeferaoa City is rejoicing in the
poweaaion of 47 polecat. The local edit
ors are not incladed in the count. Basse.
No; hat they con at some of them in, in
Yes, they coant all the local editors in
Sedalia. They are the salt of the popula
The rafle for Braiaard Smith's watch,
fixed for last night, was peatnoned.
Tntik trawbtrriM aai all
VaiM tf mxlj TtfiitiBiM ra
taivti USly,at S. Gem's, etr
fltfmillti fmiftl sal dt
ltattd to say ptrt t t& sitj.
A Column of Smell Talk For Our
TWO AND ONE.
KKOM T1IK UKHMAM OK KIVKCBT.
Thou hast two years, and but one mouth .
Retuemlierit, 1 pray.
For much there is that thou must hear,
And little say.
Thou hast two eyes, ami but one mouth :
fonder the reason well.
Full many tilings art thou to see,
And few things tell.
Thou hast two hand and but one mouth:
Nature has rightly done,
For he has given two for work,
For eating, one.
Since the sewing-machine patents have
expired every girl can have a teller."
Mexico has a Woman's ltighte paper
edited by a fair creature euphoniously
named Senora Rafaelo Arevala.
"I wanted to get my wife some stylish
clothes," b the excuse of a West Virginia
lWmaster for opening registered letters.
A little boy seeing the swan plunge its
head under the water, called out : "Mother,
come and see the swan cast anchor."
The new hat for young girl w the
jockey with the round crown and the visor
brim. They are very handsoiuc ana uc
Regular sashes are not worn, but there
are many arrangements of lengthwise silk
folds, knots and loops for holding tip the
skirts of overdresses.
A young man in Minrcsola was ill and
delirious. His Sancce came to him, and
found him raving about another girl. Re
sult a broken engagement.
For ornamenting with muslin for sum
mer wear there is the new Fayeiise open
work in Renaissance, design that aro said
to be copied from antique lace.
The favoritecolurs In hunting are navy
blue, dark not brown, or myrtle green. ,
Uspsscs ma.l ol mis laonc are .ruuuicu ,
with knile plaiting of the same material, j
We are slowly but surely approachinj
that season when a virl will unintentionally
lead her fellow up the street th.it is niicl I
thickly iopulafel with ice-cream saloons,
Young Lady "O. I am so glad you
like birds; which kind do you admire
most V Old gentleman "Well, I think :i
goose, with plenty of Mulling, is about as
nice as any."
A Xew Hampshire woman, widowed
by a railroad accident, has sued the com
pany for the value of the suit of clothes
the good man wore, and for $0,000 damage
done to him.
Pin tiny boquets to your fan, lady. If
you can't afford a fan with posies elalwrate
ly painted upon it, the little natural liou-
quets pinned tn a plainer one make the
next best stylish thing,
A New York Slate man grated some
horse radish tor his wife, and then sneezed,
bmke a olaod.vessel and died. JlusiiaiiU
will hy and hy learn to sit on the veranda
and let domestic drudgery alone.
A spinster lady of fifty remarked the
other day that she could go alone at six
months. "Yes.'' said her hateful yonn
half-brother, -and you've been going it
'alone' ever since, and never euchred any
body." It makes a man mad ami his wife
madder, when he wakes up in the early
morn and .finds he's gone to bed in his boots
and stove-pipe hat, and recollects that it
was a lodge meeting that ugBje him forget
to divest himself of these articles.
Cobweb cloth is a novelty this scxon
It seem made up of threads of loose zeph
yr wool tied in diamond figures with silk.
This lace like fabric is soft aud thin, yet
strong, and is shown in a variety of shades.
The dress must be worn with one ol silk un
derneath. A yonng man who married a woman
with seven sisters, and went to live in the
family, came out the other day, and sadly
akcd a neighbor whether it was better to
cut your slrawljcrry beds bias with inide
plaiting, or pompadour with nothing but
MOh, heaven .ave my wife!' shouted
a man whose wife had fallen overloard in
the Hudson River, recentlv. They succeed
ed in rescaing her. My dear, if you'd
been drowned, what should I have done?
I ain't going to let youxarry thepocketbook
A Western editor, in an nnguarded
moment recently wrote : The good hus
band keeps hu wife in wholesale ignorance
of all unnecessary secrets." The next day
hk wife laid the rollingpin down on the
table under his nose three or four times,
and in ttalicixed syllables inquired what
he had been up to now.
The linen collars are still smaller than
last season. They are only a narrow band
round the neck and tiny turned down cor
ners in front. A pretty model is entirely
composed for both collar and culls, of open
work insertion, divided by narrow loop of
plain stitched linen. Silk or lace ties
still hold their own as favorite neck gar
niture. India cashmere, plain, dotted or with
raised stripes, remain in favor. All these
goods are used for the polonaise, which is
worn over a silk skirt, and which will the
favorite dress until the warm weather
With such is worn a sleeveless
jacket with the same material, or else a
large fichu of the same material or of a
diferentkind of match.
A meek-eyed married man offered, as
a test at a spiritual aeance,that the medium
name the articles in his wife's upper bureau
drawer. The medium said the spirit would
repeat the contents of Webster's unabridged
dictionary, or any oilier light task, but that
life was too short to attempt the task pro
posed, and the rash proposer was hustled
out of the hall.
Go to yonr druggist Chan. Roll St Co,
and get Dr, Filler's Rheumatic remedy
and Liver Pills. , Tber will care the worst
cans of rheostat iaat and nenralgia, it
matters not how fong standing.
BBTABB OF VIDDSmS.'
A Festive Beliet Xmne oft With ft
Farmer loo, and! ie Overhauled
by an Irate Father, Who Wanta
to to Know What She ie Going to
do With the Boy.
Ewrsimv the elder Weller gave his
remarkable advice to voting "Samivil," the
world has held widows to be just objects
of suspicion. Their witchery their grace
Iheir subtile and profound knowledge of
the weaknesses of men has made them dan
gerous social elements which tlie unsophis
ticated aud unwary dth,thint would do well
to shun. Xor would that distinguished
(Till-: K1.W.1! wkixkh)
have seen any reason !o modify hi opinion
had he been privileged to listen to tlie
story of Mrs. Kuiiline llaker, of Johnson
county, whose recent achievement in the
matrimonial line, would put to shame any
thing that ever came within the experience
of Sam Welter's father.
Mrs. linker re.'ide a short distance from
the classic villages of Knob Nosier and
Laaiont, and ha frequently made shop
ping excursions into both of these places
in company with William Rayland,a neigh
lor's son, a youth who has turned the cor
ner of his sixteenth year and is rapidly
verging on the mature age of seventeen
summer. William u a precociotu lad,
and has an eve to a well turned ankle and
a buxom form. The widow Baker.
possesses both of these perfections in an
eminent degree. Suffice it to say that Wil
liam learned in course of time to think
that if he owned the worM and ''it was one
entire and perfect chrysolite,"he'dgiveit for
the widow Baker. What the widow thought
it is easy to divine. Perhaps she smiled at
Hilly in a way that fired hi heart with cx
stalictlaiue; perhaps she encouraged him
by many a coquettish art which wid
ows know so well how to employ. Be that
a it may, Willie and the widow reached
an understanding. The nearest justice of
the peace was sought out and the widow
and her youthful admirer made
TUM1V UK IIN'K FLEMf.
I,.t..,.ti... of the renorter
o aUeujpt (o u,eir liappimflH.
.... , mcU inU that
.,.;,-, ' aincMeA brtl
Itcatttilul oneness sanctified by the marriage
tie, no profane description can do justice to
their bliss. Nor is this condition at all
iniidified by the fact that Mr. Kayland hail
neglected to inform his parents of the seri
oil step he was about to take. Perhaps he
anticipated the pleasure he would experi
ence when, on the next diy, he purposed
leading his lovely bride, all bathed in
blushes, across the parental threshold and
crave a father's blessing-. Whatever were
his iuteiitioas, the world is not likely to find
out, since as soon as the ceremony wx per
urim: ani ckoom
retired to the widow's residence, and being
greatly fatigued with the excitement inci
dent to the wedding, retired early. But
some meddling neighbors under the im
pression that good news would spoil in
waiting, took the trouble to ride over to old
man Kayland'.s and inform him that hi
son ami the widow Baker could no longer
be considered as two individuals, since they
had assumed the tic. that
MADE THEM OSK,
and that they were then reposing under the
roof the late Mr. Biker had bequeathed to
liis disconsolate relict. Strange as it saay
seem, this information greatly angered tlie
elder Ray land and he determined to go over
to the widow Baker's and see what it
meant. Arriving at his destination he
found the curtains drawn and the house in
darkness. The newly married couple had
retired, but singularly oblivious of the pro
prieties of such an occasion, the old man
knocked loudly at the door for admittance.
u Whose' tliere?" inquired the Toice of
young Mr. I'arland.
Without answering the inquiry, the o!d
man wanted to know what William was
doing there. Now this was a very delicate
question for Billy to reply to. still he had
to say something, and he said he was
" I want you to get up from there and
put on your clothes and .come home, sir ! "
yelled the excited parent.
It will be seen from this, that the old
man was making some very violent pre
In the first place he took it for granted
that William wxs lying down that he
didn't have any clothes on and that he
had a home elsewhere than at the side of
the charming little widow whom he hail so
lately made hi wife.
: I'm going to stay here all night," meek
ly responded William.
" You are, are you ! Well I'll see about
that!" ami with a sudden thrust of his
gigantic boot, the frail door gave way, and
old man RavlanJ stood within the sacred
THE BRIDAL CHAMBER.
up to this moment Mrs. Rayland nee widow
Baker (tliat French verb is getting a little
mixed, since she was not bom a widow)
had maintained a dutiful silence. But
what woman could "piaintain qaiet when
such an intrusion as this was made open
the privacy of her wedding night. The
lamp turned down, yet dilosed a soft
glow through the apartment, and by its
aid tlie old man caught a single glimpse of
THE NUPTIAL COCCI!.
The next instant Mr. Rayland fang back
the covering and at single hound confroa
ted the intruder. Her scant but bewitching
drapery only half concealed the form
whose beauty it enhanced.
There are some fine engravings of
the goddess of liberty, where she
is hauling Johnath on over the coals which
would have strikingly exemplified Mrs.
Rayland's appearance at this moment. Her
uplifted hand was menacing and her lash
ing eyes warned the old man of danger.
He fell back, if not appalled, in seriona ap
prehension that he was getting himself into
A VERY BAD PICKLE;
and it was more in excuse than anything
that he demanded what she was doing with
his boy ? Bat before she had time to reply,
William moved to the front. His harried
nuptials had not given him time to prepare
a long night gown, and hk nattering
neither garment exhibited him in bare ex
tremities. His appears ee was net imp rw
ire, bat William spoke bravely.
"This is any wife we are married I've
got a right to he here, and ye harnt;
and yon had better ga hoase and leave en
"Ob, yon are married art yon well I'd
like to know what yon are going to do
with a wife?"
Now some pccple might consider th an
impertinent question. William evidently
found it embarrassing, for he blushed a lit
tle, and replied confusedly:
"That's neither here nor there we'll
get aleng you go nfaml let a ahine "
Mrs.nyland remarked that William suited
her very well and that the old man would
find it to hi interest to get out of the hou-e
as ioon as his legs would carry him.
THEY WEEK MAKRICD
that was the long and short of it and
what William was fo d with a wife, was
none of the old man's business she and
William would arrange that between them.
Evidently the old gentleman had caue
to share the same conclusion, and backing
from the loom as gracefully as he could he
took his departure.
What occurred afterward the reorter
not prepared to say.
A Sunday Lunch of Good Things
Here i a simple Terse, written by Sir
Matthew Hale. Chief Juhtice of England
two hundred yean ago :
"A Sal.bath well spent,
Brings a week of content,
And health of joys of to-morrow ;
But a Sabbath profaned,
Whate'er may be gained,
Is a sure forerunner of sorrow."
I advise you all to commit these lines to
memory. They may help you some day
to resist a temptation to break (JodV holy
AnoOaet to the Murphy temperance
movement is the Big Horn expedition.
Dr. Mary Walker denies that she is go
ing on the stage to play Camille.
A good suggestion is like a crying baby
at a concert; it ought to be carried out.
The Sultan propose to let loose the
Moslem dogs of war, but 'twere better to
The pay of Russian soldiers in only two
cents a day, but some folks get their backs
up for glory more than for cash.
Little Ureece says she mast have a hand
in the fight too, and then siglis for twenty
four hours of Epaminondas.
Mr. Alger says "a woman opens a book,
sees a dried leaf, and sheds tears." She
then opens a door, sees some dried beef aud
Those Black Hillers are growing pam
pered in their tastes. A Minneapolis man
has just filled an order from there for 500
pounds of pie plant.
Why does the good wife of the reformed
drunkard rejoice? Because the husband
doesn't liquor any more. (Send stamp for
Put a point up for David Pointup, who
has been appointed to a Naval Cadetship
at Annapolis. He ought to have gone to
West Point-up the river.
Tom (to Tim, who has inst eaten an
oyster), "Well, Tim, how was it V Tim
(in ecstasy): "The oyster wxs fine,
bat the winegar and kechupwas hev
iBgly." An attemjit to introduce hippiphngy in
the East has failed. The Arabs say they
can't endure horse for dinner, though
they don't mind a little camel for their
Vennor, the weather-prophet of Mon
treal, predict of summer. Taey's the
person who is needed here. Vennorable
man! Come dowa to us with your prog
The divorce records are becoming un
usually crowded. It's the result of the
hard times, depend npon it. When - there's
no money in the house, then, then Satan is
very apt to step in.
Socrates, the Greek philosopher, never
nade a pan in his life. He tried to once,
bat Mrs. Socrates came dowa on him like
the American Eagle on an angle-worm,
and he repented immediately.
A correspondent in Russia says "there is
a fine field for the American threshing
machine" there just now. Can't be done.
You'll have to do your own fighting. The
Monroe doc tine is still in favor here.
The enenmber season has set in, and a
man is waked Hp at 2 o'clock in the morn
ing, after dreaming that an elephant is
sitting on his equator, to experience a vio
lent regret that he has not attended church
more regularly in his youth.
When a hay gets drawn in between the
press rollers and batters face of the types,
the eatenriaiag editor stops the pre-a only
long enongh to insert a line, saying that
the defaced portion of the page is a map
of the fortifications around some Turkish
A boy fire years of age having stolen
can of milk his mother took him to task
with moral suasion, and wound up her
discourse by exclaiming: "What in the
work! were yon going to do with the milk?"
' 1 was going to steal a dog to drink it,"
was the crushing reply.
The widow wts by the vacant chur,
A combing her strands of yellow hair,
While her soal by a thoaght is vexed,
Not of the man who sat there last,
Not of the joys of the buried past,
Bat of who would sit there next.
A number of Postmasters in the South
west have written to the Postmaster Gen
eral saying that the silver change has be
come a great searce of annoyance to them.
Seems to ns, we weald pat np with aboat a
twentv-nonnd package of that sea
kind of annoyance without much ineon-
"Decoration day is a beaatifal institu
tion," he said, "fraught with sweet odors of
bygone joys, and teeming with love and
grateful reasemhranc," and then he left
the hoase with a msrket-basket on his arm,
and tried to ball-done the green gro
cer into selling him a ten-cent head of cab
bage for fonr cento.
Even the fenr-yeaields cry for apriag
style. The other larning little Clara
wanted Ie be sJoraiit with her new dram.
I haven't time Ie dress yen new," raid
sinni; ."ga away and play." Bat
Clara" eenttmnlatsd the hnsy needle in her
"fciSpnlaad: e. if ye deal' have
tiaaa ta tahe eat f na, what de yen hay
little girls Ur? .
An Interesting Letter From the
Centennial State Graphic Dis
cription of Scenes and Incidents.
ll-H-ial ('rr--'iiih-iK-- .f th.- Iu...,.j
Lake City, Cor.., May l!, 1877.
At a recent visit toyum-beautifnl city, 1
promised you I would send vim a few items
from this phav. 1 fence this tooting of my
horn for the "Bazoo." As Sedulians arc
pretty well represented in J his place I need
not tell your many readers al just what
point of thecompjss to look for I -ike City,
hut I will dwell for the time on ils location
is situated in a beautiful valley on the
lake fork of the Gunnison river al its con
tinence with Henson creek, (mentioned on
the majM as Godwin creek), the town i
lieautifiilly laid out, thanks to our pioneer
settlers, with wide avenues, which v.iih
very little labor have been made equal to
a botildered or Nicholson pavement, water
has been brongi t down our principal thor
oughfares from Henson creek, by means of
a fully constructed ditch, which our wide
awake citizens are taking advantage of Im
planting shade trees along its route. We
can boast of higher living here than any
city east of the Missouri river, altitude
88,-wO feet. Do you catch the idea? It
is a common posture among the "Boys"
here to get on a "high" without the aid
of fermented spirits, they jast climb one of
the mountains surrounding the town, to a
distance of 1,.00 or 2,000 feet. Business
is lively and the merchants' are reaping a
rich harvest this season. A visitor of a
year ago would be surprised to sec the
that our little thre-ycar-old city is assum
ing. We have every hu.-iiiess represented
from a peanut stand to the heavy wholesale
establishment. I will not take time or
space to enumerate the mrny dtllercnt
business houses here, sutiice it to say that
we have three banks, three (irst-dass hotels,
not to mention the many restaurants and
minor boarding houses and every other
husines, trade, profession or calling among
which I ought mention the Doilnr Store,
Dance House, Kcuo and Taro rooms, Ac.
Speaking about the Kcno and Taro game
they run full blast day and night, with
open doors, the town trustees l:cea-e them
and derive a revenue of SoC from each
game per quarter. It seems strange to a
tenderfoot to go into one of these "gilded
palaces," which opens on the strect,without
having just been interviewed through a
ricket in the door; the games are liberally
patronized, The hardy unkept miner fault
lessly dressed manipulator of the "pa?te
board" elbow oueanother at the baize cover
ed table. Our county commissioners at a
recent meeting made an appropriation, and
made a contract for the building of a
court house which is now neariug comple
tion, under the able management of Mr.
Jonathan Ogden, the architect and builder.
We have a fine building stone here which
our business men are taking advantage of
by building some very fine stone blocks.
The First National liank, Shifter & Co.,
J. S. Hough and others are putting up
hnihlings that would be an ornament
to anv citv in the East.
are pouring in by every road, there is hardly
a day passes but what the hotels chronicle
the arrival of from 20 to i0 new comers. 1 1
would make a "49er" stare to see the stnge
come in daily loaded down with passen
gers, beside the many win come by private
conveyance. ,1 have noticed the genial
countenance of Mr. Pail, a former Sheriff
of Pettis County, in our streets, alsoJoeiafi
Thompson, a prominent newspaper man
late of Danville III., who has a host of
friends in Sedalia. Ed. Crawford son of
Prof. Crawford of the commercial college
at Sedalia is on a visit Ls his sister at this
place. While making personol mention of
these gentlemen it would be an oversight
on my part not to mention the arrival of
Gen. C. J. S. Cook an odd looking genius
carrying a bowie half the length of his
arm, which he claims rendered him signal
service in escaping from the Spaniards
during the late Cuban troubles, he has un
doubtedly had quite a checkered career if
half he tells is true he signs himself as ex
President of the late Cnban Government.
A nnmber of Joplin capitalists are look
ine toward the Kan Juan with a view
to investing in oar rich mines. I could
mention the names of several who were
out here on a nrosiiectini? tour
last year. Having noticed in a late copy
of the Bawm fliere was considerable com
petition over the appointment of post
master for Sedalia, and feeling a firm
conviction "still so gently o'er me stealing,"
that poor Cephas is left in the race. I take
this opportunity of mentioning our Po&t
ofice, and Land office appointments. There
has been a division in the farther land
district of Southern Colorado creating a
new District, known as the San Juan Land
District, with the Land office at Lake
City, Henry C. Olney has been appointed
KegUter, andC. B. Hickman Receiver.
We have had three appointment for Post
master, two of which have been recalled.
The first appointed was Mr. Kobt. G
Howell then came Mr. Werkhuser and
then Henry D. Boggier, the first two ap
pointments being recalled and as
there is "many a slip twix the cup and
the lip" Kugglcr is not as yet jubilant,
We have a good clam of citizens here,
among whom are represented all nations,
creeds, and sects, here can be found. "Hop
Lee" the "washee" man from celestial
China, Sambo, from de soul', the Russian
and Turk, in hippjr ignorance of the war
in the East, climbing our rugged moun
tains together in quest of the precious
metal, the Fenian and "Masted Britisher,"
without a thought of "Ifexd Centres,"
"banding" together on the same Bufialo
soke, the Jew and Gentile, the Democrat
ami Republican all Iving in blissfnll ob
livion of any existing bonds or diner-
One and all are in purruit of that which
is the price of crime and the pavement of
the New Jerusalemgold. We have three
organised churches, good schools, and able,
practical teachers. Thinking it may be of
to many fellow craftsmen in Seda
lia to learn the condition of the rever.il
lutlpa ia this place, I will frst make men
tion ef 8ilw SUr LedgeI.O.O. F. It
is in a foariahiag condition, and by the fine
ipearaaee they make on parade, mul the
ijeyahle times had at several public
given. nader their
etes the ante teres ted canvjtoar
testimony as to Incur pepaiarity. xnea
there are the Good Templars doing a noble
work h?re. They number some eight odd
f Hie "Tried and True,' battling aSainst
tlte hydra headed monster, Drink. Owing
l -ome cause or other, better known to the
members than to me, the Masons have not
as yet organized, although dame rumor savs
they have nude application for a dispen
sation to open a lodge. The Kiifcht of
I'ythixs are quite strong here, but have not
not the one known nsSun Juan, but a lively,
clean little sheet, edited by Messrs. Olney
& IVyton, is doing a land otlice business.
They at present have no competition, and
are doiiur a fine thing on job work.
Beecher on tho War.
1'k.iii the ,.-w Yi.rfc H.-raM.
At the Plymouth church prayer
lueetinjr, Mr. Beecher sjoke upon the
war in Kun.pe. After saying that it
wasti part of genuine Christianity to
evidence an interest in the allairs of
the world, ami to regard the world its
:t field in other than a missionary
:?etise, lie continued : "I think it 13 our
duty to manifest a seuse of Christian
sympathy in the tremendous conflict
that is now going on between Russia
and Turkey. We have a right to
look out upon this thing as part and
parcel of a great movement of Divine
Providemv, by which the world Ls to
be brought to a knowledge of the true
religion. As far as the moral side of
this great movement is concerned, I
want to see I lie Turkish government
overturned and ground to powder and
the Kus.-iau powor increased. I want
to see Ktissia force her way through
the Mediterranean Sea, and have a
port there in which she will have a
communication with the whole world.
I think this is .'or the interests of civil
ization. I have no symiiathy what
ever with the English indignatiou at
Iiussiu. I think that Mr. Gladstone
represents, in this matter, the better
English mind and feeling, and that
the ministry led by Earl of Beacons
iield is only tlie representative of the
aristocratic and governing classes. It
has been the lot of England to fight
for oppession ever since I can remem
ber. It was English gold in Austria
that bound the hands of the people ;
it was English gold that was poured
like water in the wars of the Peninsu
la a against the struggles of the peo
ple for liberty. It has been English
gold that has fought lor every dynasty,
while old Zugland itself, its people,
have always been on the side of liber
ty. It would be a very strange thing if
she should do it once more. England
to-day is prepared to pour out her
treasure to send out an army and navy
to help the Turk. I think if she does,
it it will be the consummation of ab
surdity. I do not think she will do it.
Better counsels will prevail."
After referring to the need that Rus
sia had for a better outlet from the
North for her commerce, he said, with
rcgartl to Turkey, that the Turkish
people lying outside'of the cities and
the Government were a very noble
people. He remembered how highly
Kossuth spoke of them, and anything
that would br&ik up the corrupting in
fluences of the Government would be
a blessing to Turkey and to the civil
ization of the globe. When he heard
of the" Russian armies going out his
sympathy went out with thera, for he
saw in this great conflict the emanci
pation of the Turkish people.
The Rev. Lyman Abbott and Dr.
Edward Beecher spoke in sympathy
with the views enumerated by Mr.
The proceedings were bought to a
close by the singing of a hymn and
the pronouncing of the bencdifttbn.
That Quo Warranto Qhibt.
From the Xew York Express
Mr. Tilden has never taken the first
legal step, we believe, in spite of all
that has been said to the contrary, to
enforce his claims to the Presidency ;
nor could he do so'after acquiescing in
the electoral lair and the decision
made under it. It is, however, worse
than iflle at this ktedavto talk or
write f upsetting the Commission.
Very recently Mr. Tilden has said in
this city, in reply to the complaints of
a Southern friend for not making a
more manly stand for his rights in
March last and "before Congress, that
if he had attempted to force his way
iuto the Presidential chair civil war
would have ensued, and the country
been drenched in blood. He also said
he had considered the subject very
trareftilly, and after much deliberation
concluded to authorize his representa
tive friends to accept a compromise, and
consent to an Electoral Commission.
In accepting the tribunal, he said, the
Democratic leaders acted with his full
knowledge ami approval, This state
ment is not only true in itself, but is
due to his supporters. Mr. Tilden al
so said at the same time that, while he
felt that the Democratic party had
been cheated out of their hard-earned
victory, there was some consolation in
knowing that in "1880 they would
sweep the country from one etad to the
other and drive the Republican party
out of power. He knew his course
had given rise to considerable dissatis
faction, but it was followed in the in
terests of peace and future government
for the Democratic party.
Sedalia Trotting Track.
Having made arrangements with the
managers of the trotting track of Sedalis,
I am now prepared to take horses to train
on reasonable terms. With my experience
Trotter andGtmtkamts's oad
ttn. I can with confidence promise satisfaction
to those who entrust thtir stock taory care.
I have fine box stalls, well ventilated ;
track on rich soil, adjoining stable.
Fine banters, saddle horses and coapea a
?re:iilty. and always on hand for sale.
fwl8U B. P. GRAY.
Sedalia, June 4th, 1877.
" TRUSTEE'S SALE.
Whereni. "Thomas fttmwell and Henrietta Cam
well, his wife, br tlvir certain dood of trust dated
theSiiliiiav f Janiiiirv. 1877. and recorded ia th
Re,--inlorVo Bceof IVtti-coun'.y.at intstdced book
li,jo:J, conveyed to the amlersigRed trestee
all tbftcrixht, title, interest. mid estate, in ami to
th following .U-rihd real estat sitaated int!i
county of Pettis and SUlc r Missouri, vix: Lowt
number fourteen in Noclc number niaeteen in thef
city of Sediliii. which said cenTeyaace was made(
in trut !:ure th payment of a certain prom--is-irr
note in nail deed described; awl. whereas,
the said Bote, has become doe s I is unpaid, now.
thertrbre,iu accordance with thepr-Tisionsof said
deed ef trust ardnt the rvoiH sLbf L!w Unl holder
of .a id note, I shall proceed to sell the ab ve de-.-K-riUil
real estate, at the court hooae door in the
city of Sedalia. countr of Pettfr, and State afore
said to tlie hixheit bidder for en-hat pnl he aoctioa
TUESDAV.JTIIE 26TH DAT OF JUNE, 1S77.
between tlie honrs of 10 a. m. and 5 p. at. of that
day, to satisfy said note, together with the cost
aad eipcn.e of executing this trust.
f3w4t) -v Trustee.