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t . (MRM SCENE IN "HOLT COUNTS MQ " " )
Our pooplu that visited tlioSt. Joseph
Exposition tiro enthusiastic over the
bargains tlicy secured at Alelnlnoh's,
1900 Frederick Avetnio, St. Joseph.
Molnlncli's Eastern buyer lias sccur
,cd sonio ercat bargains In Dros Goods,
that ho Is selling ut 10c, 12e, tlo, 17
mid 21o i find Cashmeres ut 13 l-2u. 22c,1
32, .10, 17, fi2, 02,' 70, 77 1-2 and 85o;
At 70u 7nc, Sno 90 to 1 .0. Oroat bar-
gains nt Molulneh's 1900 Frederick Av
oiiuo, St. Joseph.
Cases Hoots mid Shors at Mcliiinoh'.s
nt drought prices. ,
Minmtlufturos by lianil nil his Names-
ftiul Saddles; writu for price's.
Melninch lias his usual big pile of
alt for fall tuule liy tiio barrel or earS
Tho-cclebinlcd l'airbury Flour
Tine Orcreoats oi ened at Mcliilneh'.s.w
inirO 1. ... I.. I- A......... C
Yo'i should see those $10 suits.
Meln'tieh Is l-efnivlni' bis m-nat siiwlJltho country at half past ion o'clock T
of Winter clolhiii-r. .
You Klintilil ki'i Mcltiliicli'-i Villi nm
Vtuter Caps, Hats ami Scarf's.
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jiii-iiiinuii nun una 01 oiilL'l lau nil U"3"l" 'V "" '.
est line of
to bo found lu St. Joseph, outside of
the largest Jobbers.
If yon buy goods oneo of MuTuineli,
my word for it you will do so again.
Call or write to A. A. Mclninch, 1000,
1,902 l,'J04 l'redetiek Avenuo, St. Jo
soph, Mo., for price list.
A, A. McTinneli, is general Agent for
tho now Improved light running Now
Homo Sewing Alachlno, the best lirthctl
Dan. Martin Is aont for tho Sludoba
kcr wagon nnd Fish llros cislcbrate.dfc;
wacon ami will sou them at St. Joseph
rimt Term IickIiih Not, IKHI
Npi'OiiiI Term liculim !uv, !il , 1SHI
'l lilru K'rin bi'RiiiN I'd), ll. ihhs.
Fourlli Term heliis April 17, INS!.
1 union. S.l.ou per term of ten weeks,
rniirsi; of stiuly thnronuli anil praclleal.
Jlnarillni! la family s.l.wt to J.6u nor week,
l'ur further hiforiimtlon mhlii'ss
o. j. lMAunn,
Js now nrennred lot .buslnoss nnd vlllfeIfllor
t Ilnrbrrlnar 11 y
Oreicon, II o
wkst slnr. w rciiua hquari:.
Vou can have yourself sluvveil la n very sliorll
A f till, linrlini. al.mi fn ll.A tirlitn nt f. tmn
I can shave yon as clean mat as well cut yiiui
iiuiri . -
A thiiscilihiKs eiui ho dnnoiiorn orelsowlu
ji my razors wero nun 'iwmi l no mrin'rciuiu-i
, Kiiuw. i ty
inn u ymi eivn mo a trim yo u nun us nni no t
My fixture uro gooil, my rat rs aro keen,
Anil all thliiciiHiih'o us aro commonly seen.
In HhaiuiiooiiliiB too wo take ureal ilollght,
Whatever wo do. ivn trv tn iln rli.lo i
If you think you'll do better at some otlu-il
You'll Hurt lllinn trial that that' nnl Din o:isn.
To tho iitoit'sof our town, ami to travelers we
When Iii need of a liarhor lust call this way,
fioiim other harbor inlttht do mctty well,
Hut rhllhrleli, ourlmrher, Ulioiuul tucxcol,
Hhuuli) anjnnu ask hy wiioiu tills is iieiiuuil,
Our ttiisner t.s this t It was dona by n trirml.
l urn irii'iuuy to nillhrlult, ami u friend to yon)
So tuko'niy ndvlco unit give him n call.
nnv flin lilirhnit ,i..i...-nf ,n.t f,.,. nri,iKIU0. liClier
mm vsmmih- J,asvSfV tssei
I Em OUR MURDERED PRESIDEiTT.
m Fifty Killion People f iili Eoweil
Eeaos ana Heavy Hearts.
MAt Ki f Past Ten 0 C ook Last Monnay
Night, Oar Eelovori President i
Passed from Life.
ho StrunglB Against llopo Brought
Last to its Sad Anticipated
t!io Sari Nows wa3 ReceiV3(1
Oregon aijd Elscwhore. j
li'Clin !t.'iaiilim( ia il h i fl t " 'P'lls IVJl'i
S 1IU . . . .- t.w..v . -
Fotho sud news iliat was Hashed all over V
Monday night. Ever sluco that event -
l!ful dav, tlie 2d of July hist, when our
lMnoblo chief ma''i.stra'o was cut down
bv an assassin's bullet, tlm lioans oiiob""'1" "lu "" " nwt uu.ij -
Vllltv million people wero Html up In
ca..ii..ti.ii. 1 nit t;nri khvii t in 1'i'ns 1 nut ; nil
Ills will bo done," not ours, and
last Monday night his grent spirit ivisse.nc"' L'"""! "uu 1 eace rest upon im
from htsbodvto tho realms beyoniLl"" 1111 u'l in nun wuiuy eti!.s are eio-cu
At bis bedside I10I1II112 Ills poor cmaei-.i'11
ue.l bund. In her nnn and watehimr
with langu.igo unutterablo the fnt van-3v'Uo llle l"'ulc sui'vlce.s ot
i.i.t.im aiiinU f.f iif., .ii tlm fnltlifni (in.itho dead President, who, at the1
r ' . .. . . .
voleil wife Utiring tno closing Hours 01
our beloved Presidents career. Around
him wero other friends and physicians
lainentiiv their powerlessness In thoTt-','ImlH 1110 most rem arknblo of auyWmy to renew through 1011 o)iressions
inrnvmipn of the (hub nin-rl of death I
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.Viowarit tno last the mum ot 1110 sui
iier wauuHie.i. no was once inoiu naiiu
in Mentor, amid those scenes where tlio'.i1"" imlilur from poverty anil oliseiiriiy.KJUoo as Pre.-idout of
iKohappicst hours of It's lite wero s
mile .-at in the dear old homestead
with loved ones nrottiut him, Uio
mother so proud of her bl'' boy. fait liftil
Jwifn nml liclorcii clillilriiii. It was
. ..... .
iiulissiul dream that robbed deatli of its," 'mm mm uie iii.siuiuioiis no tove.
lei'i-oi' and remleroil tho dviiu? man for
Ba moment uncoiuelous of the eruol
. . . . . ...... . - - - -t
Ming of his once vigorous fimno tliat?
was constantly Kobig wn. Tho moan of.
iho restless ocean mingled with the sobs
of loved ones as tho lamp of life flick.
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niuiuii nun ivuiiv tu i l juioiui. iM.iim
j it - .
uvory ono around tho president ) uiifiBK'"ort sauness; om mi an mm lssnoi
lione. tn tlm lust and refused to nrcdltflttU Of James A. Uarlleld 1)0 1)01110 to It
gtho approach of death until the shaik'.vS1,lst vo-tlng place amid tho regrets, the
S.leepencd and tho destrovor's presences'0'"-3. li-iiyor.s of millions who
Blcould bo no longer unfelt.
iiiiui.u- ii is (in uuu iii uiu i ) 1 1 1 ill i oiai
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it i i. in i t.. .1 t...ii ..fUolt vlnir .soni'tiinlo.
ijiuiiiiiiouu , in ,inu, mi. uoiiui, nun, .lias
wrought this result was not so torrMlo
fito James A. Garlleid as to tho peoVlo
ijwlio mourn his loss, Death oomos tl
njnil. and whetlior It bo a few lioni'.s. ll
'few days, or a few years, sooner otj
cannot miittor much in luinir.i
General Garfield had reached the
Ksummlt of worldly nmbltlon, ntftl
Willed n death that immortalizes him
Slhe world's history. Judged from tl
Standpoint of loving reiuoiubraneo an
iendiirhi!r fame, tho l'tesidont hmKlitti
;to regret in the hour of dlssol utlol, ani
". . .. i . .H I
His tinmediatu taniiiy no greater cause
.for violent grief than thosu who stand
.around tho bedside of friends strlel;cn
;lu, tho oriliunry way, bldtlltig farewell
:to earthly hopes nttho cud of torturii2
pain. Hut with tho people It Is differ
out. A thousand causes, a thousand
griefs, come In lo sadden nnd dishearten
them. Tho blow that h is rosultud so
ifatally was not nlono nu attack upon
tho life of mi individual; il was n muv-K7
i ..i.i . .i
iiuiuiia uuu in inu uemi oi tne govern-Ri
meut. With tho fearful passions ongcn.g",,L,,,l","""' '""" "'.,, g of the cmtioversy which lias
, . . " .. Wfunorn cur and bo romnred to ( UTJtn. . .
torcu o' a gmantio civil war, sooiti-8
the ns'iisslnatlon o'B
"Lincoln oould ho nttriliutcd to tho
normal anil extraordinary condition of
OKEGOy. MISSOURI, FRIDAY, SEPTETtnYER, 23 1881."
Iho public mind. boido ttse'f and liable?1'. ru,7' .U,H' '" lL I.n'1,V.'' u'lli.l!,, v,'ro
to imusiialnnd violent e.xliibitions.
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Hut hero was a Na'ion a' oiefonnilScinaile their report which was a follows:
1'uiii.l;, ii nil lliu
ing in soemiii'
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heavens and earth Siuil ti Ittmlrfl. Tli.it In tho ilratli of o.tr iinllnn's
. ,, .. .. ii' Vli f MaxKtrali-. .Iiimi's A. CarilWil, we Iom
; benediction upon It.rfih.' i-iivn. tiir tin-st, the iirni. ihe me ,i imv.1 1
n nl.i in- J-v o.iin.1 l.icM',v Ills !i 'l'h'. ti'iranlli'si nf Illumes nr Inwncsii
e clem ftUj. caino tln.s ,, .'..r ,,,,. Ity. unit of i.-'lji-.it. or polll-
whim out of the
astound ng Christendom. In the men
aeo thus conveyi d to our in-tiiiitions ;
in tho rcvalation tints made o!" the tlan
i;cr which tlircatens the Nation's peace
and safety, the Minplu fact of a 111 o lie
Wing sacrificed Is nothing.
must lions well its lesser ninii ! lint
wncit i-re.si(ieni-.s are faeunceii .simpivyn
. ... .i .... ... ..
loec.uisu iney uu mat. ;reiu siaiion, ineiiis.,ni t.. mm'tii
may Iho country wol look sti'l nnd deep;
lconcern Mil overy heart ltr
Tim PnwHtont hud rown noaror
ic people witli every wecKot suiiering.
;ery household ho had been tal,on
i to t'.e houit of both ymnr ami
old, and seeing liiiu suffer
i f. 'ul T,li"
week aftertiiiiiiiit . imiti'
j.. .... .. v " .ut
wee ;. 1 a it Lra ra a i inn 1 eitecti ai
. . .. ..... . ... .. . .. iTa
soever oeioio wouiu mo genurni guei-
i 1. .. 1 1 1
3'"'" J1.1.-II .-u iiimuiu nun iit.uuiunii:,
6,,-Jnow, wtien uio long struggle noing oiih -
a mi t ( . a nt it 11 fi
i 00 cou.ury is laminar wn,.. uiu pn-rfl.
.mrf! n? AO uf llii i-itiMi 'ni.lll, .f l.lj i.r.,,..
v "- . ' . . . '" '.' . " E
Y vom.e.t ot ins 1 e.
"at career tins been rcmarl;abic,N
American wlio litis risen to great onti-saot
;! ....i ti t.. L
- - - - on"-r -i iiJ
spent teoinpieriiig clrcumstiiuccs bv his ltidoiii-y,botoro Hon. John It. Ifrady, Justine oi
.,..ai,; Citable perseverance and In.lu.-lry, hi',u H'"1'i;miii; font t of tho State of Now
v in, . i ii. . .i EUoik I will advi'-e vou further in re
3 ngedW stands as nn inspiration to theS j , ollup j,,,,,',,,,,, iu your tele-
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", d even In tho midst of thi -
iicalaiuity, lis it trluiiipimnt vindication
j . - . - r.
it. . I ....I 1 i . . I.. .. t i IV
i"d l" tho service of wliteh ho dleil.M
ron-SUI eareer, Ids services, his long nudMeiiUed under such painful circumstances
painful struggle lor life, and lit.? untime
ly and distressing de ith, combine to
mako his death ono of universal soirow
Let no unkind word mar it; let no
.thoughtless expression jar unuii the
Bjshoekcd and suffering, gazu upon the
Tho Hull I'oiiiiiI,
An autopsy of tho l'residimt' body
was made on Tuofilay afternoon, nmlH
one of tho first dlseiovenes ina.ln was nfj
fargo clot of blood In tho heart, whiohff d himself lirst in helping lo freedom
'corroborates tho opinion of tho nttcml-M1"0 sliuus ot' n J,r' I'um,u,m o Vi'-
Itior surgeons nnd physicians rogardhigBpllla w"" ll01'" tala'" to uw x,nii
the liuiuediato cmiso of his death Thii'l 'M m")tllL'1' vn"i'' ln wUM llu
husw.tiitioiinnt. that the ha'l iviis fiinn.i h, ii.oEi
i.av f -
iciuo oi inu iiL-iiii n.in ui'uu uiiiiuii,i,. o
and It is s'atod on nuthority that tlic-Wt!0 ' ' 1 otl Isolde.
i t .i... i i in . ,i
"resident's death was Inevitable, nudS When tho war of lSOl nrouo out no
i.io itf,. ii'nn .mi,, .nctiitn,.,! i. ii... ....... wnvas appointed (iuaitorinaslor Goi.oial
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.txcoiiont uoiirisnmunt ami i;onstmii
Tho remains of tho lato l'rosldont
Garfield wero conveyed by special train
Irom hli'crou to ashington, oscortod1
by a Guard of Honor, members of tne
tiCnhlnol, rreshlentArthui: ami Kx-l'resl
dent Grant. 'J'hoy arrivud at U'ashliiff.
jton on Wednosday at 1 p, m., ifid thej
7 ' " , , , " , """""TJl'rcidont deemuur tho two positions in
Koftho Can Hot tint rrdav aflernooii.K ....
runiiuiis wil lie m state lu
,t ... . r.i
. .. , , . , . '!
fuiionil cur nnd bo removed to Cleve
land. Iu Cleveland tho remains will
villi in utnlit nn 11 Miiiiilut' ,t( linn ..Vilrwil.
nb-$in tll0 afternoon, and bo then lutorred
gin Lake View Cemetery.
The N8W9 In Orcyott.
Although not itnuxpoelod, tlm news
Klhat tho President wusde.ul tilled every
fcjheari with n row mid grief, llolis wore
gtollcd and Iho work of decorating the
Ecity in nionrning began nt a very early
Ehour, and thero was IntnLy a buslnos
Ujiiou-o or dwcl'lng that was not festoon-
rud In appropriate colon.
L-j l'liisiiaiii in a proclamation oy ill"
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ii.iinyor, it uoouiy miiuoer 01 toe citizens
jjmet at tho Cliri.-llaii cliurch Tiiivduy
ievening to perfect ai,raii!X"ni',iits 10 holii
H nia"s inei'tiug at the MethodM chur Ii
(ion Wednesday iiiornin at 11 o'clock.
,J. coinnilttcc" was aiipointed to make
Wall necessary ariangciuents and to se
Sllci't the other cominitti'es to carrv out
H I'ronintlv at 10 :30 o'clock Wedne.
:dav morning the bods from every Mcc -
uilii u'nrti tnllin.r i intotrnftil ri.iiniiMii fur
Kllie nation's "dead The Alo'liodi-t
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rsi inn in, uii uiii'ii .tun linii.vi iiu-i
Me'itleincn. representing alt political
parties ami a'l shinies of lite, uniting in
pit lie memory of tho ehoscn'oiie wlc has
ft The church and stage were beauti -
tit go no ueioti).
fully decorate I with the emblems of
Itmourning. and on the walls back of the
fspeakvr, hung large s'eel engraving oi
'i'Lincolu ami Garlleld shrouded in
Sinoiirniiig. Appioprla'o nui-ie wis dls. i
1eoitr.sed and speeches were made bvKev.
M. . '.t It .....!..f
to ail'! well received.
3 'I'br coinuiiiiee om ri"o tiliiiu- then
siiockiil", anil'ii'1"1' iiri'ti'i-i nc siir any ln-.nl e n i-UIIIi-d kv-
lllllll'ltl "II .III' tl't-
;i ii' "n i n. I in iir.ll i' ".unlit T ill ...ir. i ii .,Tii-
f . 1:1 It i!i-iitlini HI III (n'Uiv, iin.t tin- iimfnitinl
i;i in iimh-r all i-l ri-mii-l -nri-s h 's l.ihl
lew.i his life in tin- -ervlci' of h- i-nuatrj. mill
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ail .. .Vi ... . .... . . iii . ..... 1 1.. i ...iii i , ,f
J .Ml I In ll:itl!i tlllll III I v.. Ill .l:t II. 1 A I.l Ill'lil
tS'lli-L'r.'lliil lirrltMCi" nl .Uiii-Ili'ati "'iiiV
J--f ll'!'Unl. fiiat tin' Pf" nf .linn-H .(;!'Mh-ht
I'ii,i.iilniiilfl"'!'H il'iisilioits, inn- anil ii'iijii'. a in I iinn.'iiiii.
t I0ineilis:i ., ... ,,,,., .. .i-i,',,!,. ... ,. ,n..ri Timi i.l. mi. . i.
F!hm In tin- I'li'-ltSt'iic v tilhl Ills ie ami unelf-
.Ii iiltur.iiin-s ami ai lini.s ahMi'iil'-l.v ile! roved
- i - tinnal hatu iimt
iN-.iiiinn .mil inaile lis. lu.
.if u 'en. (nu
X ti'i-il, (mi' icvili'
fioni i-.isl Jn ..-st, aliil frmn I
rfl'iuiiii in sin
i. 'i lint ivhiii vn niQTHfii'.l v fiilliiv
if i-ur h. leii ii l'riw."il ry- 'ln-lr
tic -. " h iiiilih l""i Tullie lll nl !
.Hi nil tlilnu- wi'll. ' ami In alii.
Ihrn iUli all e.tlaiallK'S uf t'i!i't
I' liiuili us
.I. 1h.it hi-, as ii nallnii. ntinrei'lat"
1'tin in !es (if i
Hint ut uiui
i;,,n,i. tn.it ..' iinailnn
- 'ft"f ZXiMZ i
f r -nt irf;Min.nt ami tifiirt-tli.n
uu. t in in h i.r (irrirrm a n
nnlli' iltil the failles ef tl.i' t'nlli'il
"l!,l, i n mini tuna IV tor .1111. ( j.irll 'III 11 Ul!
.3. . .. ....... ..... hl u 1,1., t
-ran s til nl
nf our lale
j .,,,.,,-o,,, j,.rpi,,. UIUi- of our lair
n 1 n , , - ."'''.,: -"'
mil til vi that a ris)' he
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Iinnicillatelv upon the death of Presi
dent Garfield the inimliers of the Cabi'
Suet telejri'iiplicd the news to Meu-Pre-
jfvidciit Arthur in Xew York, nnd the fol
lowinir mosaso was tho reply sent to
itt"rnoy-Gono-nl MeVeagli, and
dressed to a'l ins mbors of the Cabinet :
(..lth of ivesideut. (iarliehl. Permit
sorrow ami sympii'iiv wiiieu 1 uau
a leaifv te e!?mi) heil to Attorney turner
(3,1 MeVeagli. In accordance with your
- u,,ge - tlon 1 nave tm;
!;eu the oatlt of of.
the Cnilod Mites
fti - ram. fslj-'ii. d
IHtIi:.' SKf.TCII op ins CAitrxu.
C hesler Abel Arthur, who has been
to occupy t'io Prcsl.lenliai ciinir, is a
iimivo oi ermoiii, nun .i- uu.n ti.u-
.1 if t I ....... 1 M..I..
her 5, ISSilO,
.mil M'Mtl Mill nlilfi.t ftf
hlldren. His father was an eminent
ilaptl-t minl.-ter. lie inherited talent
Irom both parents. Ho was educated
at Union College, Schenectady, N. V.,
graduating In tho class of 18 IS with
high honors He had henceforth to sup
port li'mscll, and found employment as
i toucher. At twenty-one ho had saved
rjii-.no Wiii, ii, i.- in, nn ii iu u nv
M' . .. , . . . ',
Wwimostmij ing mw in uw uuu, aim
'' ll 11,0 ;" 1,1 ,0M' ,"u "
strong allll-siavory man, mm bjauai-
- ueceded iu breaking up the piohibi-
Wiion nn-ain-i t ie use oi sircei cars oy mu
. . . .. . i... ,i...
e il... ci.,i Aflltiti. .i vni'v I
of the State Militia, a very important
olllco. Ho discharged his duties faith
fully, and left it no richer than ho had
On tho. return of pence- ho resumed
the pragMco of Ids profusion until ap
pointed Collector of the Port of Now
York. Ills removal by l'rosldont Hayes
was ascribed by his friends to his do
ohnlug to vacate tho Chairmanship of
Uio St.ilo Itepublicnii Committee, the
eompnlllile. nils romoviu wiv inu ue-
Sis nou broucrht Sonn'or I oiHilluir into
lantafouisin with other elements In the
Woiiiro now writing biography, not
Indulging in pnlitlenl criticism, hence
we shall not enter upon a mbject that
Is still warmly agltaled.
General Arthur is a man of com
niaiiding appearance, over six feet In
height and proportionate! v broad. Ho
Is well educated and his social advanta
ges have do'no nint h for him. Ho Is
reeognl.cd as a gentleman by Instinct
and culturu, and we ti-ii-t tliat luopin-
ion n.av to f.illv; sus'alncd bv his acts.
The boys who wont to the Topeka
exposition last week, represent that It
' was second onlv to the Cent nnial
-The Northwest Mi-souri liaptlst
Association wi.l convene at Graham on
I Tliui-Mlay, the 2Dth, Inst, nt ten o'clock,
1 A basket ninetlng will be held at
I Hard man's Grove, near iew Point, on
1 s,,,"latv- l"'i'r 2d. Preaching by
1 hiiUn' Williamson anil others.
I An OWer supper will lie '(.mvoii in
tho Ohr'stimi church, Tore-l City, next
Kiiday evening, September :10th. F'ro-
1 fi'cd-lor the lieuelit of the C'liristniu
, l;,""vl1 0,'ilt-v ,,f t,l;lt
The pii-ouers at the Jail are loud in
their praise at tho treatment they are
receiving at tiie hands of Mr. Cv. Phil
u tl '
k the jailer, and omeof tho prison
laim that it Is tho bn-t boardlnt:
house tiioy ever struck.
luff Ange'l, wlio made the brutal
asstmli upon Marshal llootonof Corn
ing, with a knife, la-t week, gave him-
... . .. .. ...
sen up to uieait nor lli'
there last Wed-
i lie-day mid v.is bound over In the .-urn
of .800 to appear before the Grand .Itl-
i :u uic next term oi l. onrt
The City Hotel is advertised for
ale. and we .-iucere'y hope Mr. C'olvln,
tlir, .n.nullt Itlliillut ll 11 itl
properly. Mr. (,'olvin
prince of lau.llor.is, atid the travelling
men say they always feel at homo mid
lm'" Wr" tlu,.v,,0I, nl M Iml"''
A now ami lun:tMtis coutiturfi
.-ilver dollar is now in circulation. The
imitation of the letters, devices and
uiilliii are said to be perfect, but the
color of the metal Is of a while lingo in
no way resembling the genuine. Kv
crj body .should bo on Mie lool.ont for
In Iho case of Judge Kelley vs.
Geo. W. King, editor of the Satiirilaii
l):mH'rut, for contempt of court, which
i was to havo been heard at Savannah
a(Jontho I'-'th Inst, Judge Kelley, for
sonio iinKnown reaou, fared tu put in
an appearaner, and wo suppose King Is
now a free and happy man.
Through tho kindness of Circuit
Clerk Spilnger Mr. C. G. Ferguson,
who has b-eii .suffering from ophthalmia
for a number of years, was taken to St.
Jo-oph la-t Tue-day vyhcro ho will bo
treated by tho celebrated oeeiili.-t, Dr.
Hubliell. The doctor thinks Mr. Fer
guson will soon enjoy his eyesight
Nearly every loading county in tho
Stale Is being written up and a history
prepared Why don't some enierprls
ing hii-torian go to work on Holt coun
ty P A coriect hi-loiy of the county
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able work and prove a valuable addi
tion to the library ot every citizen.
Wlio will undertake it?
--AVo hope thai those of our subscri
bers who are owing us on subscription
will no' be backward in coining for
ward to pay up. If all will pay up
promptly wo can afford to mako a bet
tor paper than tl' they, do not. Our pa
per and type '.otmilr.v bills nui-t bo met
every thirty days iu spltu of drouth,
chinch bugs or high water.
Header do not fall to read tho ad
vertisement ot Giovcs & Ferguson, For
es! City, which appears in tins Issue of
Tin; County Vwkw. Those gentle
men aro anxious to sell you goods and
in order to do so, they give you a li-t ot
pricos which cannot fail to secure your
patronage It Is good breeding to go
only a here vou aro invited. Those
goutlonion aro well known and you can
rely on what they say.
An old huly who doesn't live a
hundred miles from Craig kept a pri
vate bottle from which she occasionally
refreshed herself, though nouo of the
family know it. Olio evening her
daitgfitor, looking through tho pantry
for somo doughnut for her beau, spied
tlm bottle, and had Iho curiosity to ex
tract the eovk and apply her nose to the
nportt re, at which moment tho old lady
caiim lu sight and mmrlly demanded s
"Well, avo you any wiser than you
weroP Wha'. do u suppose H Is?"
it I don't know yvlmtlt is, iii.imnia,"
answered the caught maiden, "but It
smells Just like Hob's uuixtuclio."
Hring in our wood on subscription.
Last Saturday wax , lively day in
Oregon -7!1 te.mis were standing by
our hitch racks at one time.
Sweet potatoes ate upon our strcnts
in profusion, and being rapidly dis
posed of at three cents per pound.
Subscribers who proml-eil to pay
their subscription in wood will confer a
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How Itfnttpln will preach in tho Mill
Creek sliool house, two miles east of
Oregon, next Sunday ill two o'clock p.
in. All are cordially Invited to attcttd
tho services. ,
The wooil-buver shonl l now take
advantase of the good roads and lay lu
i """" .Miiu.iyroa.is nave
I ''I'.''" tI,e n.n" of n,!l,,-v 11 I"""' fl,,lmv'"
pile wooii pile, we mean.
Xmlaway county's bonds, to tho
amount of .72,0(V), bearing ( jier cent
interest, sold for $1. oil, or :i per cent
above par, last Thur-day; tho money
derived from tho sale to lie used in build
ing a new court house mid jail. Xotlu-
Wo will now receive regular Sun
d.iy mails the -ante as during th. week,
.mil the posl-ollice will lie open from
11 a m. until about i p. m,, which
makes It quite convenient for our mer
chants mid business men, but rather
monotonous fori he po-t mistress.
Tho editor of the Maiyvlile llrimh
Until mii-t have run out of "mud eat,"
la-t week, for in an item in lat week'.
issue of that paper, lu which we llgure.l
conspicuously, he spells mtt-clo tlunlv:
ui-ll-s.s l'c; ni-ll c-le is llieeorieet way
to -pel! that word; "being new in the
litl-ilie wc give von tills advice gvati ."
A there will be but a small amount
of crop irathcring to do this full, tann
ers can take tho more pains to make
. ..v f... ,,. i.,.,iuiierv, t.'i'l-
Is one of thomid stock. It will bo it good timo to
quarry rock, build Iciicc-, mid make
Improvements, Mai.e every day count
Sub'erlliers f. om all quarters con
finiie to How In to Tin: CofSTV IWr-nit.
It is -afo to :ay that thero is nut a
country paper in the State that has.-ueli
a wi.ii! aim general circii auoii. i lie
secret of It is 'I'm; Cor.vrv I'.uti: fa
vors the cause of right, gives its read
ers all the important news of tho day
and furnishes them with reading mat
ter that iu-triiets and binellts.
Last Friday as Sheriff Frame was
returning home, he was .suddenly trip
ped by a loose hoard in the .sidewalk
and fell witii considerab o force to the
ground, sustaIningsevor.il .severe bruis
es. Tiik County l'.vrnu has repeatedly
called attention totlto deplorable condi
tion of the sidewalks iu Oregon, but I1
.-coins it. won't be heeded until the city
will havo to pay for .several broken
limbs. Tho stable Is hardly overloel.ed
until the horse Is stolen.
Tho red-headed girls and vicinity
held an indignation meeting not long
since, and tho main subject under dis-1
cussiou was "tho easlu-t and quickest
way of disposing of the junior editor of '
this paper." We heard vhero the meet
Ing was to take place, and consequently I
wo concealed ourse'ves iu tho line of tho
stove and was able to get a verbatim re
port of the proceedings which we too!;
dewn in short hand. '1 ha meeting was
spirited mid luteresfiuv throughout, hut
thu report is unavoidably crowded out
of this Issuo.
John K. Wllun, having tried In
rain for mom than two months to sell
his farm near this city, camu to town
last Monday morning ami mail.) 11.
Tubus Alkiro Ids nutlioiizcd agent tor
the sale thereof; and before two o'clock
of the same day Mr. Alkire had dis
posed of the entire tract. Tho pnr
cluuer was Joseph Stroud, formerly of
this county, bid. more recently of Iowa
The price paid was $111 per acre
Wilson goes to Now Mexico.
-John Courslu Is as happy as a clam
in high tide. Its a boy.
The Methodi-t c! urch of this city
has adopted the modern and more con
venleni stylo of taking up collections.
It consists of a neat small tin box which
Is fastened on the back of each seat, con
taining envelopes with blanks, where
the donor can write the amount ho gives
opposite Ids naio r,ud seal ll up iu tlie
envelope. It is a new and very eoiiveu
fent way of collecting, and abolishes tho
old system of taking up col'cetions,
which was very emlnrrassmg to a gieai , ()U w, , (nH,llr on thu bl,.t.otfi. U wm
many (who, having left all l'l,'i' s'"11111 j bo uuparalo.led in grandeur, niagtiill
ehingo at homo) were compelled to , t.ueo, mid lavish expenditure ol mnuy
sh.ilto their cads, and besides it doesn't Tho utmost resources of modern inven
afford a few tho opportunity id exhibit Jj, eored for now and
ing their generosity by holding do lar.,1(tl.llv thu yt ulll titiuliu t' at will
bill up so high that tho tho whole mid I ,iwemj,0 to wltnes.'. them We sijul .
leiieo could sen It hefeie thoy drop It In-. endeavor to to bo prosont or famuli
to tho contribution basket,
Snow fell on the farms of (ifr
Tritt anil Hubert Patterson on lat
There is n little Mis I'lnka'.v Wil l
aty Weoal the residence of .lames l.tui
There were 12 cars of grain ami II
of live stock ihlpped front Mall r.C'-
I t. ... . . .
, -"enry liroeu.nan soht a? I,ea,l of
nogs lasi .Mommy to Lucas & Co. i t
$s.jo ; thev aven ge.l 2110.
I ,.,t Young ,!,.ivercd II bcail .l
I hogs last Tuesday to l.ueas & Harrison.
, Average 2'X) pound-; price $o.7'i.
j . Kpuhmhi,,,,. Henry llroekmmi l.f.-
I his public sale to-morrow, Satiirdnv.
(10 acres of corn, live stock, ole
Hey. S. Carothers uill preach '
the M. K. church at 11 o'clock. Sub
jeet: The Assassination of (he Pros!-
Mr. C. V. Panics, of Xew Point, am'
Tom Hinde, have each purchased a wvi
Parker breech-loading loiihlo-br.rrpl"!
Mini gun, and ihcy propo.it) to pi .) ml
havoc among the game tids sntwtti.
The family of Mr. Dryden who
lives near Mound City, was great1)
alllieted on Sunday morning, by Ofi a'
most Instiuraneoiis death of .Mi Dr)
The roof of the court house I about
compl led and the painter.- are nt work
both inside and outside. The t'irpeij.
tors will commence work on ton cupo'a
next week, after which hup outers unit
plasterers will put on the Ii lishiny
John Marin. .lames Cnruntt, Nov
ton Wll-on m il Orris Allard, a'l
vicinity of Kast White Oloud, 1-nvt
civh lately In-t from the bosom of l.'n
family an infant babe by death fd'
victims of that oi.-ease, choJeiM
A's Louis 'III!!, nut of Prof. HI :,
was riding nioic ;oibiway street in..
briM: gallop, hi.- horse accidental far
against litilo Hert Fo-ter, knocking Idtn
down mid jumping completely over him.
Although not hurt, the little buy ,n
considerably fi iglitened. and it wa-- on! .
mlraelous tliat he escapid wlllmi'l. Ii.
A correspondent of the St. Josoph
Ilcruld, at Maryville, telegraphed t
that paper that four inches of -now id',
there la-i Friday afternoon, and eo--cludes
with the revuirk that tho ,-c. i
in Mission! are becoming .-r.nui. ha'
simill.ir to those de-crlbcd by a fe Imv
in Montana, "where they havo nine
months winter and three months l -i.
lalo In tlie fall."
A letter from Capt. 1'aul Iloyntoii
informs us that lie will commence :,
voyage in hi.- rubber life-saving Ji s
from tlie headwaters of tin.' Ycllow.-iuin-to
the mouth of the Missouri, the sol"
object of tins trip being to obtain not.
for hi hook of voyages which will soon
be published. It is not known at wlnt
tune he will reach Fonst City, but our
readers will be informed lu due time.
A tramp by the name of Fritz Tell
er, was arrested at Corning la-t I'rhl iy
by Sheriff Frame, iful pl-ieed in jail, ll
sennis he was stealing u ride In fieifjit
r, and not contented with tho nil...
i mono no eouciiiue.i in urea open joieo
I boxes tliat were in tho ear and help him
I self to a good supply of winter clothing
1 He was tippiehemted b) the train neii;
when taken into custody by thckheiiff
I he had on four suits of clothes. He is
a foreigner by birth, mid .-coins to Ik
I quite intelligent, but lie will hardly
1 prove sunrt enough to keep from serv
ing about two years iu the peiiiti iit'.ire.
A lady has discovered a plen t
keep watermelon- in their na'ural lor
and tlavor for mi indefinite length of
time. Sho lias siieccs fully tried It lu
pa-t seasons, mid a- a couseipienco lul l
been able to treat her 'aml'y to n vntor
melon at Christmas. The plan is an
Inexpensive and simple one, tiud'con-
slst.s In alvlnjr tlie melon three or four
coats of varnl-h to exclude the air. She
says they not only keep from dieay I in
tint tho ll'ivor and mvobHiovs aro ro
tallied, mid when eaten at Cli.'i -turns or
Yew Year'- the fruit senilis to be won
derful improved ln, thc-0 pmllmih'.rs.
Wo me in receipt of a copy ut tU
ofllolal publication of The Veiled Prophet.-'
mid a cordial Invitation to visit St.
Louis during the great uniiual festival
week, beaiuulng Monday, October 3d,
and ending Oct bor Dili, 1881. On the
night of October Ith, tho Grand Spec
tacular "recession of tho Veiled Proph