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OREGON, MISSOURI, FRIDAY, MARCH 11, 1881.
Mr Wilson bus bought thu fmmo
feotiso, now occupied by him, of Henry
-Somo lengthy communications nr
crowded out,. this week. It cannot bo
avoided s acols proelons.
'Tho Lever," o( Plattburg, gl e
Senator Wt a skinning for his letter
against submitting Prohibition to the
The hanging of the. Talbrtt t boys
has been postponed until after the su
premo court shall have reviewed the
Dr. Chester Evans has returned
from St. Jos- ph wliero ho ha lieen at
tending Lectures, lie taken charge of
the H nekberry s hool for the summer.
It is hinted around hut a partner
ship Sas been formed by and between
Jud.'o D r.lel Zool- ami thn Honoiablu
John W. Stokes, allot Holt county, Mo.
Wo think there Is an ordinance
against firing off guns and pistols
within the ll'i.Its of the town, yet, oc
casionally, tho reports of firearms, dis
charged In town, nru heard.
-Wo hear of any number of It. R.
accidents nil around us. It is only
what may be expected after such a se
vere wlntor. The extreme, cold relax
ing, loosens things up, undttim'o arc bro
ken rails, falling rocks, sliding earth,
and a hundred other causes of accident.
It is said the town can't build a
Hall, because "It can not do this, and It
can not do thai." Old it never strike
any one that "an not'' is merely nn
obstacle? Remove the "nots" and y u
havo "can." Said Napoleon, " Noth
ing U impossible- to him who thinks so."
Again are hoard the clear, musical
notes of the "Cardinal red bird," that
most delightful of all thu snwg birds of
early spring. Though very wild, they
are easily encouraged to remain in and
around town, so long ns tho bo)8 do
not throw, uoy tho gunners shoot, at
Vho,r,Jses broom corn in Holt?
Broom corn is going 'to- revolutionize
(tho world. Three hundred bushels of
seoil per aire! One half makes tho
'jinost flour in the world. Tho other
half 's thu best feed for cows, ho8, etc.
A now process of grinding tho seed
has been found.
"Chanty begins at home," says the
skin flint, and buttons up his pockets.
His homo is within his breeches. "Char
ily begins at home," sn)H Urn truly be
nevolent person, meaning by homo his
neighborhood; and, wlion ho Is naked
to contribute to tho heathen of tar off
lands, sees first that there are no suffer
ing one" nearer at hand.
As spring opens, hundreds of our
people are, as usual, watihing for
news from tho WVt and Northwest.
A special feature of this paper, It Is
desired, shall be news from every Ter
ritory and S,tnto towards ,tho 'setting
sun. Friends having news from friends
out West, will oblige us by giving in
the Items of generul Interest.
Decidedly, among tho most elegant
..ii tii nnnntrv nowsnaners on our
vory largo list of exchanges, Is "The
Purifier" of Pluttsburg, according to
our notions. In tho quality of tho pa.
per, the typographical execution and
tho selection of matter, thero seems
nothing left undone to pleaso, amuse
and Instruct tho readers.
Kvcrv dweller in Holt county Is In-
tercted m tho Barge navigation of our
or mot rlvurs. ' Hereafter prices will rule
us high at St Louis as at Chicago, and
hlcher, In consequenco ot tho utilizing
This means ten cent
more ner bushol for wheat, and better
nrlooa fnr Com. WO OWO this to tllO
genius and energy of ono man, Capt
Those whijhope high waters may bo
tireventcd by tie alternate thawing and
froozlng, are liable to be disappointed
if such trcrniwMpus snftv tills ns tha
of last week continue to follow upon
nvnrr short thawing spell. Unpre
eedonted as Is tho vast acuumulatlnn of
unil snow abovo us, It Is increased
now every week, according to reports,
So look out-yon who aro interested.
TheEdltor of tho "Maryvllle We
.,i,iio..n(i u fismiv. He has hoard n
bird sing pe-wo," and declares bean
tlfnl weatb r is on hand. "Ono swal
low does not mnko a spring," nor In
every bird that sings "pe-woo" a Powee
blrU. The true Fowoe sings a heavier,
ooarser'note, whllo the little bird that haa
the long', clear cry, po-Kwy'lsbore all
"If Wisdom's wnys you wl.'ely ink,
Fire tiling, oWrv with este i
Of whom you spenV to ntioni ynu ptyvk,
And how and hIumi find where,"
John Blum has gone .to Forbts
clerking for Boss, mot chant of that
Miss C. A. Wright will learn some
thing to her interst by calling at this
And acatn moro snow. On Monday
morning a very heavy fall began, lasting
Mr. J. It. Blink of the Mnund City
News gave us a call last Saturday. Glml
to see him mid hope to reciprocate ere
Her. Blanchnrd returned from
Kansas last week. Ho is preaching for
a congregation over there during thu
I and owners of Holt 1 Every stick
of walnut and good timber for furniture
is being bought up. Do not sell till
you wist do sol Watch all timber
The Woman's Union U getting up
for exhibition the play of "Mot tier
(loose. " Wo predict it will bo n good
thing. Due notice ot time, ete., will bo
(riven. To be played by children.
-Nothing stays thu railway men.
If over wo might look for delay in car
rylnu mall anil on press, 'tis now. Wo
really did not expect our paper to arrive
in timo this week. But hare it is, ns if
nothing hnd occurred.
- A letter from A. Klipiiol represents
him ns ruined pecuniarily. A lake
overflowed and destroyed a very costly
ditch, his solo dependance. As he says:
"Weeati nnt flay hero and wo can't
Heavy as was tha storm of Wed
nesday night, it was worse north of us.
Hero abo.it three inches of snow fell,
but in Iowa, Nebraska, Wisconsin and
II moli tho fiill was from throe to six
feet on a level. It began at Umaha at 'I
P. M., but did not reach hero till 6 P. M.
Tito mild weather of Tuesday ami
Wednesday last, during which the mer
cury ranged :ih high :ir of, on Wednes
day morning changed to a strong north
west breeze, and, by evening, a high
gale and tremendous snow storm, with
mercury away down to 18 above zero.
Tho report that a poor woman
died at a houso next the Fair Ground
leaving a child for somo ono to adopt
is incorrect. A lady died thero leaving a
child ami her hut-hand, well able to
take earn of thorn both, and he is per
fectly able to seo after his own child.
Tho husbnnd was greatly indignant at
In our young days there were somo
beautiful names forgirls In common use.
There was Mary, Jane, Ann, Eliza,
Loulza, Dull, Susanna, etc. A woman
numod Jennie Lind camo to Ameiiea
to sing, during tho '40s. From the
day she arrived, all those beautiful
names vanished, and, instead, we hare
had, ever since, nothing but Jennie,
Mollie, Sallle, Susie, Lizzie, Belhe.
Nannie, Kittle. Sniftle, Snufllo, Cabbie,
Foolie, etc. Oh, for a change!
Correspondents general') have ob
served our rotpie-t to be brief; writu
plainly on ono side ot thu paper only,
and avoid personalities. There is one
more request. Do not give long lUts
of all who nttend a patty, a wedding,
etc. This Is a growing evil. Every'
littlo gathering hns a newspaper writer
who gives cvory name Life Is too short,
space too brief, to allow this. Since
tho flood, people's lives havo been short
ened. "Remember tho Flood," and
Frank Leslie's Sunday Magazine
for March is ono of remarknblo nv
cellence, and the new editor, Rci Mr.
Taylor, has entered most successfully
for the edification and entortainmciit ot
his readers. There Is, as ho roiuarks,
"something for ovcrbody, of whatsoverr
class, or ijj whatever ago. Among the
distinguished contributors are the Revs.
I. M. Whltoe, It. C. noughtan, W. T.
W-vlie. T. H. Vail, Bishop ot Kausas ;
ns thatwFj Deoms, David Swing, II. Bopar
Bishop Tock, etc. , Alfrad II Guernsey,
Hattlo W. Arnold, Mrs. J. G. Burnett,
Josephlno Pollard, Frank H. Converse,
Louise C. Moulton, etc. The open
ing nrticle by the editor, "Our Homo
Heathen," is highly Interesting, uud
equally so Is "Scenes ou tho Danube,'
byA. Gucrnsoy; both are finely illust
rated. But it is impossible to convey
In a.brlcf notice any Idea of the rich
literary and artistic feast prepared by
the odltor. Thore are l,8 quarto pages
and over 100 engravings. A single
copy Is only 25 ccnta ; a year's subscrip
Urn-, 3, 55 nd f7 ' Pirlc TUoo, New
York. . u '
Miiryvlllt! has a moot court that
meets every Thursday evening and,
secmt to attract quite an Interest. j
Frank HiJl, late of Forest City, hnsi
moved up to about New Point, and is
to run part of the Libby farm, ..r all
The Savannah Reporter heartily
sect. nds our remarks in favor of the es
tablishment of a Juvenile Reform
School, for young offenders.
Mr. Daniel Halm was thrown from
his mule, as hu was going home from
Frest, lnd Wednesday, and consider
ably brubed up; so much so, that he
has had to keep his bed for several days.
The Kansas City Times savs atmtli
railroad war has begun and, that the
fare fri'tn K:iiimh City to Indianapolis :
is but one Jo larl If so, wo hijie most
assuredly uiv. Interested in thu (act.
Look at Frazor, Allen & Co.! I
They are "To the front" ns thuy say,
of all tho hmi-es at Crnig, or ifl Holt
county, In the Hardware and Agricul
tural Implement line. It will pay to ? o
a long way to sec their stock before
It is complained by several that
stock runs at large too much over this
town site. Certainly if any ordinance
should be strictly enforced, it is thu one
that prohibits stock from running at
large, If one or two aro allowed, this
privilege, the rest of us suffer for
A complimentary reception was giv
en by the ladles of the Union on the oc
casion of the removal of iwoof its mem
pers Mrs. T.J.Peters anil Mrs. Fred
erick. It was a most pleasant gather
inir, with music and supper. The-o In
dies will miss the .delightful intercourse
enjoyed through the Union. J
Tim Atchison Democrat says that j
there is moro advertising done in "l.'n-!
el Charley Funding's old corn Held" !
than by the bu-iuess men of Bock
Port. Perhaps they are like some of
our Oregon merchants, they don't want
their business affairs made too public.
White Cloud is seiionsly gassing
about putting up an Opera House. If
thu el izons will buy a thniiKiud dol ars
wortli ot tickets for the first shows,
conceits, etc., to be glen In It, after It is
put up. and the town will advance one
thousand dollars for rent for tvn years
for Council rooms, then it is to hu put
up right away.
Wo niav be certnln of sudde'i bliz
znrds following upon every warm spell
this spring, according to the law of
storms. Warm air goes up Into the
"ky and cold air rushes down from
eo'tl regions to fill the vacuum. So
much cold Is now stored up uoith t lint
it must rush down. This will keep on,
and give us somo tor. ibln thunder
btorms ns tho heat gets 'greater, until
almost perfect equilibtltim is restored.
We look for cold spoils far in towards
W. F. Drake of Mound City, an
nounces himself as a candidate for
School Commissioner. Mr. Draku Is so
well anil so favorably known to our
people, It Is not necessary to pralso
liim. So much pulling Is done In the
papers that no one teems to notice It
any more. It Is all suspected as though
paid for. But any praise wii would
give Mr. Drake is sincere, disinterested,
and agreeable to tho feelings ot evorv
man, woman and child In Holt county
IJhnt knows him.
T-l.dOK i" uun tnin . i.Aiii.iiiiu it
carifully, inside and out. Seo the qual
ity of thu paper, the clear, neat print.
Then for tho matter: Can it bit sur
T ...... .. . .1.1. .1 L. !.... II
passed in respect of utility and enter
tainment? Tho agricultural articlos
alone, In such a county as Holt, are
rth to ls pWoplu more than thu cost
oil) ho paper for a year.' Somo men
snifcr nt'"book-farmmg." as they call
it. Rsk such a man Iff' ho knows any
thiiir. If ho says he does then nsk him
. . . '.
if lie can tell what ho knows to another,
Jf he can tclhvthon can not that other
write Jt down? All farming is book
farmlfc; that Is, it is ha-ed on the ox
perlomo of othors.
It (In charts based on careful obser-
tfation'Ior over twenty years chow that
thero I been a steady nicroase In tho
rain fnT.1 of Nebraska. Taking threo
points on the North lino ol ths state
and running a line slightly diverging to
to the West, down to tho South bound
ery on longitudes 07, 99 and 101 and wo
find tho annual rain fall has Increased
from twenty, twenty-six and thirty
Inches aleng each line respectively
during the ten years from 1859 to 18G9,
up to twonty.slx, thirty-two aud thirty-
olght Inches. v Certainly observations
taken in Northorn Mlssouil must show
the earao proportional increase. Wo
would like to havo a relublo report as
U is thu leading and thinking tar
titer who wins thu prlxc.
Eight Inches of snow,- on a level, j
fell on Momlnt ; a wy dense article too. j
Warm turpent ns 'poured on n
wound relieves lock Jawiiind pain nl- '
most li.st .iillv. i 4 i
Reports from Northern Missouri )
Hint peach and cherry trees have,
sufftircd sevctel the past lMer.
Fortutiato'y tint snow dons iiotnftm 1
l-lt us, else the niiliance of snow hall-J
ing w ould become Intolerable. '
Mr. J. M. Flnloy Is the duly ap-!
pointed agent of Tiik Countv PaI'i:u 1
and is autliori.ed to receive and receipt '
for subsenptions to thu sr.iue. j
So f. r as wu can learn there has '
been but one msu in this county who I
took advantage of tho law to encourage !
the growing of timber. That man iat. j
y disposed of his plantation of waimit j
tluibcr for several thousand dollars. t
Correspondents must not expect us i
to piibjlsh Ion lists of names of pel sous I
attending every lttt u partv. We have
now four communications on hand that
would occupy thu whole uanet If nrlu-1
ted. We must dcellnu to pir lish letters
written oti both sides of thu paper. .Mr. v iille 1' on.raig is down i son. Discu-sum .opened by W. F.
"Tiik County Pawh is the liest rii-lt. 'Ihink l:c lias some attrjction j Drake. Pper and discus-ion to be a'
paper published," writes William Law- j M wy. ( lowi d one hour,
reiice, ot Crnig, when enclosing the j 'ol' l'teron Intends to movu to: Music, fhnir.
mone to pay his subsetiptiou up to ' Craig tills week. Our best wishes at-1 Public School Education vs Home
July lii82. Thai's whit they all .ay ;
acd that's why Tin: County Papki: is
Holt county needs many things,
but, of a 1 her needs, nothing l.s ,o
badly wanted ns one thing; that, It is in
the power of every lute farming com
inanity to furnish; mid that is, the Far
mers' Cluo Tho benefit to each one
derived front these ustcmtilagus i
--As a sample of thu great snow storm
of the 'Jd inct., at some place, we
mention that at Watikegati. I linol,
the Mtuw piled up to thu second Mory
of houses in the. street, and still snow
ing. Throughout all the Northwest
the railways were blocl&iJcd as ncfcr
We last Monday sent forward the
ordr for the Flower and Vcgutnble
Seeds whiuh wo give to those subset I
hers who select them, under thu pro
visions ol our offer to those who pat a
full yo ir lu advance The seids will
probably be here early ivjxI wee I,', aud
those to whom they are duu will please
call or send for them then
Our readers will havo noticed that
we Inst week commenced publishing
full reports ot the giMin and catt e mar
kets In St. Louis, Chicago and New
York These reports will bo a perma
nent feature of Tun Cocnty Vavru
hereafter, and may be relied on as
strictly aecuratti. Thuy will bo found
on one of thu Inside pages every week.
Tnu most elegant substitute- for
potatoes which promise to be very
i-carco, is "samp," or "grit" made
from corn. Talk of your oat meal and
cracked wlwat and tuui-h! They are no
where! Cooked like rice for dinner,
ll. on put into cakes and re-cooed as
you would mashed pu aloes, and wcwi.l
back and stomach it for health illness,
excellence, convenience, cheapness
against them all. Kreek & Wa'sou
keep all such tilings.
The effect of a lio well told in a
newspaper is wonderful For installed
the story about Royal Biggin and his
collln has certainly been rc-published
lu almost every paper In the Union.
Then comes thu contradiction which
Is published in almost astoiiny papers.
Thousands of printer- Irive been occu
pied in setting up tho lie and Us denial ;
thousands of sheets of paper have
been used. It would he curious to
loarn how much the whole thing has
Those subscribers who havo select
ed our Dictionary gift will havo to be
a littlo pationt We sent to tho pub
lishers thu m..noy to pay for twenty
live copies nearly a month ago, and
could not understand why wo did not
receive thorn until last Satnrday, when
we received a letter from tho publishers
saying the Dictionaries were all out of
print not a iopy on hand but that
they would have a fresh supply in ten
days or two weeks. So wo will havo
to wait. The Amerloan Book Exchnnge
sell mighty cheap hooka, but tny have
tho mostlncompotent.business manager
of any firm we over did t usliioss with.
The books iccontiy ordered by W.
W. Davenport for various parties
in this nnil Aiclilsdn counties woro snip
from New York on the '.'d Inst. They
ought to get hero the last of this week,
He also ordered a full supply of nearly
all the bonka published by tho Ameri
can Cook Exchange, which he will offer
for sale to, tho public. Look over the
list of books in tho big ndvertisemout
of the American Book Exchiinco, pub
lished elsewhere In this paper, and, If
you find there tho namo of any book
you want, call next week and ge. !,
--Rt'v. Mr. Miller will invar Ii at
Now Point on next Snbb.itli, morning
and evening, i
As spring opens there are hundreds j
of us who wmi in buy various hnifhold, i
fanning and other articles. Especially 1
do tho-ii who have mo i liitn'tli'
lounty ami tlmsu r.-ho purpose lculng
town for country. Tin: CofNrv Pipkij
tr es to advi-e its ivmler. of ccrv sale
about to take place in Holt enmity.
At Corning. Mo., on thu of
March, there will hu held :i very lin-
portent sal , b G. C Burton, of tnany ,
varieties of Imirs, the famous Cholera j
proof Jersey P.ed nmocg the number:!
also of line bloed i hiekeus. Hull Cochin, I
Brahma, and iither.-.; also some line,
niilelt cows nml gtadetl calves, a hor.-e, j
harness, furniture, sewieg machine,
Photograph apparatus, etc, etc. j
limners, stock men especially take ,
Mr. Laev, who has brcti toaeliitig at
Cracker's Neek, has closet his school,;
tonU liini for we will lose a good eiti.eu.
1 "cm is a great ileal ot moving go-1
lug on in tins vic.nitv now. Lots of
.Mr. Hodgin and Mr. I.essley aro on
the sick list
Mr.. Denny has just relurneil ruin a
flying visit in C Intoii county.
One of our young men wanted to get
man led ; so lie borrowed a bug!;y nail
went alter her. .Ilugot 'cr.
Wc learn that a Mr. Hill of Forest
City.is going to run the Lilihy larm this 1
The bridge across ilie Nodaway, near j
Dtpiean's mill, went off the other day.,
mini ...mi. .j.
,, ,.4'aafe , , i
'1 11,, viimw f. ilMR.KHBnitili h
social party at Mr
v cutler's on
... ... n.
t Thursday niaht; some
of them -stuck
in the snow.
Hired hands ant in ood demand
lieii. Come on, young men.
Mr. Payee has Just returned from a
flying vi'it to Savannah.
The funeral of Freddie Davis which
j was to have beou preached at Falrview,
on the second Sunday in I-ebruary, will
lis pieached on the llt'tli ."unday in May,
by Elder W. 1'. Wallo, in the poplar
grove, at tho residence of Ids father.
John V. Davis. Text will he taken
from his words ui.d language.
Somo of our farmers think fall wheat
is all killed. Olii 1U0.
Health is quite good; one more In our
W B. Carroll was in our vicinity fore
part of last week, Mlllitg fruit trees.
Town council jiut last Monday night,
after a long rest, and put flings in
working order om u moro.
Joseph I logrofo has opened his hard-1
ware tore, and both house and stooK
put on a good appeal mice.
Our vilnigo will toon put on metro
politan airs and sport a one horse dray,
John Houtoiiuitd "uld George" will do
It has been almost a week since we !
havu had any fighting or shooting in
Corning, but a few weeks since tho pu
gilistic ehuncnt gathered about Hens
dorl & Co's "drunk shop" and had a
knock-down and shooting match every
Query; When Heusdorf & Co., pre
sent their petition for rcnowal of dram
hhop license, who will bo the first, to
Richard Exhibco has Just closed a
very successful term of writing school,
and will probably teach ono other term.
He is a good penman and his pupils im
proved very rapidly under his instiuc
tions George Hill has lately purchased one
of IS, W. Scdwiek'H fauns in Atchison, at
gS:3 per aero.
Mall service has been put on tho Tan
kio Valley railroad, and Coming has
become u distributing mslofllcu.
The lion has made a grand feast of
the poor little lamb and still prowls
around seuk ng whom bo may devour.
Tho poor blue bird has fallen an easy
victim, but so far, the tree peddler and
lightning rod man ruatn about at large.
The Holt county Teachers' Institute
will bo hold in OroL'Oii, at tho Public
hohnol building, Saturday, March '9th,
All are invited to attend. All possible
pains will bo taken to render the over
i c.'.'es cniertaniliit: and lnliuetlie.
1 eivWe will begin at !l a. m.
Pro-cr. Elder V. T. Maupln.
Mfilel ( las in KnglMi Griiiiiiinr.
i M. l.itt.i.
, Model ('!:
us in Vocal Ann'e,
Mndvl ("as In IT.
S. IJI-torv. S.
Model Cla.-s in Elocution. J. II.
Philosophy ol Teaching. O. ('. Hill.
Disciissioti opened by W. J. Sehatz.
Mtir Ch ilr.
Hygiene of tlm School Ro.un. C. I..
Evans. l)ien.-sioii npeued by S. A.
'leaching as a PrnfiM-Un. Mm. S.Ci.
Thomui. J'isian sion petiu.l hy lllln.
Pretention, vji. Actual Bi-miIis ofihei
. Public School System, .loliu Antler-
and Mieel JMitcation. ,iss Gardner.
Di-ctiion opunetl by N. Polk.
Can the Natural .-ciriires be tai.uht
! Micecssfnlly in Common SehooN? DIs-
; cusm'oii opened lr Thus. Ml.ler.
reaiher's Field of Labor. Opened
hy Rev. Duncan Brow u.
Di'Jlcnltics of thu Teacher. W. B.
Our Normal Institute m July. All.
Miscel aiieous business. Ouerv How
.Music. Ciia. CornxiN, l'ni:s.
L. C. Iuvisk. Mv.
, ... ,
James w. ( lark, t he poet
i ... 1
I wrJPfcftjiii' of our citizen that proh
t :llilv In. n'lll I'NIf 111'.. (rill, it,i'iii tfwi
(),.,.,, ,!,,,.: ti,
T - ' "... '
mwffl of Apt il, and irlvo us an cveninc
of song. ThoH- who havo once heard J j)r n. W. Ilo.ss has piovctl Into the
this most delightful of ballad singers, j ,.ull1,w vwvMY occupied by J. W.Spen
will certainly go agai u, and those who L,ct. , f.,niijv n tm 0blltzoil brick,
have not heard him ought to do so. ! JI(1 j,.is utl0,i p the romns so as to
Wc bespeak for him a largo aittlieiice. I ukl. H ,.(imfrtMbV home. May sue
"There Is iia'room for twa. "Ming by .., M,,..,i t.i ... his
i him is worth the price of admission.
Cost of Drlck Buildings.
An experienced builder gives us the
following estimate of the cost of abricij
building; wall of ordinary thickness;
walls iOxS.-i, 17 feet high, '.'2 I-'-' bricks
to the square foot. This will require
just about f.'.f.imo brick. At
$10 pur thousand, in the wall, till will
cost $i90. Wc think tins a verv lib-
eral a lowaiice; and it will not co-tso
much, by cou.sitlerable. This is, with
the rock work, windows, .tc, just
about twenty -fiv:
for brick walls.
cents per square foot,
We believe it can be
j done for twenty cents, easily, per square
Old cent per cent, "sheiit bersheut,"!
he calls it, is a good law
zon "trooly loll" and a grave cere
monious Church member.
The only law lm breaks Is when he
takes his "imlcreaht,"1 "shunt
shoot." He is m comlortable ain
speetable, Hu Is ulwuxs on the safe
side, and is therefore with the "lioov-l
ormcnt" no matter what It doe. Just I
what his Ideas nf 'Goovernient" arc, t
is not so very clear. Something that
ha power, tins money and soldiers and
courts nnd makes things bounce that
He is religions because that is safe
too. Yet hu don't believe ail hu hears
from the pulpit as the incredulous
twinkle of his eye shows. Still it is
best to bo safe. He says "It might bo
so after all," and then whero are you
If yon didn't believe it? So to keep It
from ultimately swallowing him ho
swallows it or pretends to'. .Somehow,
it always strikes us that if It ahnuttt be
so it xvlll lie awful bad for him anyhow,
lie has his representatives In every
Mr. Frank Miller and wife, of Craig,
visited tho family of Thomas Cottier
aud James Curtis last week.
Our wlntor terra of school closed
last Friday week.
Miss Sallie Markwoll, nf Chaplin,
Kentucky, is visiting friends- and rela
A Sabbath School will bo organized
at this place on the fourth Sunday in
March, at 10 o'oioek A. M. All aro
requostnd to attond.
Mr. Will Dtijln, of Illinois, visited his
V.- r-oiishi, Ml-s Allic Dulltt, tact week.
Mik Sus o Lupous, nf Oregon, will
teaeli our iiuiiiiur.M'ho'il. mii ss tuber.
Mr. Ciilliotin. of Iowa, is vMiing hi
, Craiiilpaicnt. Mr. Pnuul
, Mr. I'Iioims iJtenii a d famllv will
Icuu' us hottly for JJ.i tl.tml. where
jtliey e.xpeet to tunic their lutiitv hotiu .
j U e arc mrry to loo tliein. but hope
they ne piia-eii wmi tnetr r.e.v
( Mr. .lolin Cottier, of Minnesota Vot
lev. pnid if a thing visit hut week.
i Mr. Ric bert Plumiuer. ore. of thu
j popular and eiiterpii lug young men
i.f thl eomtuuiiiiv. left tor Tctas lift
jweek. Newr lulud girN. "He will
', greet Vnii. he will u t you," lieu the
! ".sleighing eoine again."
Ml Jne Ki lley is teaching the Ma-
, rion school; her uniiy frieud i wlh
' her much ucee-s.
, i.jji,. Cottier lias returned
fr(,m Mf.uuil -Mt . wlwrf j-!ih ha- been
j i.-Itiiir hci'sitiir, Mr.. E liott.
j - front!,
Mr. tioMsberry K kef-ping hotel
iigaln id. Craig.
'A letter io thu Ga.ette from P.'ack
foot, Idahu. by .1. Hulia, saxs: Blnck
foot is to be 'the l.eadvilli! of Idaho.
beeati.se of th" splendid mines, near
there, in the "Wood River region. Over
a dry ilccit n well has Ikcii suiik. and
trinol is ficqtient and safe where, latelj .
teamsters had in cairy water..
'I lie Gazette quotes wheat at 0et.s.
It is "Arts, trnt fur below ii: and $1.00
at l hicago. Ed.
Above u. in lown and Nebraska, the
snow fall of lat Wednesday was tre
mendous. John W. Stokes ,has joined th'--Church.
Under thu Rev. Maupin's
exeitions he was ailded to the. told of
the ChrtMinn liureh, ln.t week.
Fred. M its is.-oon to la Oregon
for Craig.'.hi old houie.
'I'hete is :t great deal of .sicklies as
hiMial in the bottom. At Craig, there.
, were live iteatliJi lasi week
friiiii.id 0 fv.
( .,.hu t(lwlMv.H purlitil'y aroused for
l .. r i L' 1 Iiv Kin
a few minute
rMliiiiii.ii ui'i i. iii,
crv ot "tiro." Fire bad bioken out in
the Hopkins slum i-hop, but was e.
tiiignslied before much damage wa.)
Inipiovment.s are going on, even dur
ing thl bad weather, and propaiatums
are making, for a rush in building.
Fnd Ne:"iidorl has about completed
! Ms iihw .shoo, and Is ready to begin
! ( .,,. h,mvvor, Morris, has made
I ;.,,., ,, ., oll'ici! in the Glenn
One of nur, no longor young, widow
ers is out on the matrimonial ocean
again, ami think. lie has di scried a
S. M. Smith has mined hi stock of.
. . t..... ,.l w .'i.. !(.... luilliK
"0,),ls "" l""""' , "3 " T
Ung. Welly nros m, nav Vvv-.
I the Hnbhtzc.ll brick.
flic re was a pteniant .so lablt., ft the
j M. E. Church Friday night last.
I Our Justice are Mil kept busy
Mi:. Eiirroit : "Onieg-,s,.mUt,iJ,cn.
In reference to u center point, nUhn.
DoRolt foul, in yourlbst issue,, liho.
fold Is two and u quarter miles f-oulh-of
center from Gralvtm to Ho!stfli
bridge; also there tire-no, laid otit,rf.ads.
A New Pointrr.
Remedy tor Scarcity ofFuol.
Tills xvlnter etwght all t,l,)H .vglon
poorly i-upplled with. fuel. Think of
people at St. J-c-'l), lmy.hjg ui. bunt
furniture overt Shcir bailsfoadMS some
hail to do I
Long ago yi suggested) that every
considerable town, on, this river ought
to lay lu a supply, of fuuli against a hard
time", so as-toisell it atooct to the poor
and to til who nre- out and
oamiot g.-t anj;. Every winter large
sums hnyo' to, be given for tho paoc
Again, if, is said that tho Menonite
stove glvqamoro warmth burns profit
ably stray, liny, ktalks, xvceds, etc.,
thus saving, four-fifths the usual fuel
If six sucii stovcs ought tc bo introduc
ed. We. require them as much as tho
prairie, Iqlke of West Nebraska.
"Grlndorpcst" is a very apnfopxiato
namo for the tpothache.
Tho Germans, any that more, people
db? their graves with their teeth than,