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Wltat Vo Would Like to Know.
Where Veunor's frost is.
j Who will care for mother now.
t If Will Hoffman wenr iilnntpur-t.
f 11 then! Is imy cure fur meanness.
How ninny rend lids column llr.it
t How tills weal her suits everybody,
f Wlint luts beeomo ot Fred Murk
land. f Why Tom Hlnilo keeps Iih "pttrp"
t Where Ctul. Slaughter gets his lee
t If King of the Rattmhty fiaiwcral
t Why Hrucc Karl has recently grown
t When Leigh Irvino will to to
t What the saddest, words of Louis
t How much Hilly Frame patd fur
t If Cyrus riillhriek ha any ue for
n hotel clerk.
t Why L. E. ItobcrU eome tnOie
Son so often.
t Wb, there Is so much money In the
t If this cool weather encourages
t How Mur.h:il Hooton likes margins
on close "eaU."
t If John Curtis eonlil turn over in a
sleeping ear Ijvrtli.
t Where ("roves & Ferguson got their
chenp Mock of'gootls.
t Why lYoto-tant ministers are gener
nllv tjiln anil Catholic priests fat.
t How many old maids would really
nay "no' if the ipm-dlon was pushed. '
t If the new editor ot the I'tcsn will
.sympathize with the led-hcaded gills
ttlow much Tom 1 limit imiil fnr
those ducks and tNIi while out hunting
t If It doesn't look a little suspicion
to see .lohn I'hllliriek liuving so niiieh
t Why Dr. Snville Is so pnit'al to Or
egon, andjliow soon ho will make his
r. Idcucvhcro ngain.
t If .Sam. Kulnv wi'l be county Su
perintendent of Schools.
t And if he Is will he. "set 'cm up."
tWhy Will linstock refu-ed to be
comforltd last Sunday and if he real
ly enjoys the visits of n certain joum.'
Last Thursday about noon, ns .1 dgn
AndrewMeyer.au old and highly ro
spccled citizen of Hunton townsliii',
was driving quito ;ti spirited t-nm of
horsrs by thu publlo school miililtii" in
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una-uiij 111s nurses siKiuetliy liecamol
frightened at thu hilarity which seemed
tn In; spnntiineotisly bur-ting trout the
lungs of a fuw boisterous louts In the
campus, and ran away. They plunged
forward about half 11 block u hen the
wiigon'wus upset nnd Mr. Mcur was
thrown violently against thu ground
nnd badly bruit-ed up. The horses ran
but ti fliort distance further until the
doubletrees wero .smashed in splinters
and tho wagon pl'ed up against a feuue.
Tho horses ran still further on but were
finally cattaht. Thu wagon was gather
ed up and repaired .5onie, and Mr Mey
er convoyed to his homo by u different
team. Mr. Merer is still quite sore
from the bruise- received, but as no
bones wero broken, it is thought Hint
ho will soon be about ag-in.
Died, near this city, on Tuesday,
Sept. 13th, 1881, Henry S., Sonol Eld'rr
W. A. and Mary L (lardnor, aged one
year, nine months and twenty-eight
Little Henry was sick sixteen "day,
his suffetiners weie intense. Ills ilfn
....... Diniit, utii. tin, inm. in u1u-.11 tuw
short months, ho untwined himself into
thu hearts ot thu liimlly. lie wi I bn
s idly mls-ed His childish prattle will
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110 longer mi uearii. nut Weep not lor
turn, my brothur and sister, for tree
from tho chilling blasts of earth, ho has
gone to tho paradi-o of Cod, no longer
10 suiiur. Auoiuor 01 i-.ann's pure,
.sweet tlowers has been tiansplnnteii '
from earth into the ttarden of (iml
tibovo to bloom in immortal ewei-tnes
forever. Anotuor precious jewel lias
been gathered Into Heaven's vault which
will Bhino with renewed brightness
when time cuds and the great eieuiity
liegtns. Krothur and sister (iarduer
liavo tho tympatliy of thu ontiro coin
iiiunlty in this sad hour of nllltction,
nnd to them" we tender thu sympathy of
our poor heart, nnd pray (Jod to b ess
nnd comfort their sorrowing hearts,
I.awusdalo musiin, yard wide, "julv
9 cents, at A. (iold-borgS St. Joseph.
Calico, latest styles, only fi cents a
yard, ut A. Ooldsburg's St. Josph, Mo.
fiS-y Every lady should call and see
our beautiful line. of .(ilngliams. They
lire cheap by Kreek & Watson.
BSyXow styles In
Kreek & Watson.
Huts, nnd caps at
For Latest novelties in Dross
(iooiIs, Ladles' nml (tent's L'n
dorweur. Vall.?os,. otn. U 1
1IUVH U)W UOWN
J ho lnrsest lino of Hoots nnd .Shoes,
Hiitsnpfiind (icnt's l-'itrnlshinggooils
Corsets only 20 cents, worth AO, ut A.
Coldsberg's St. Joseph, Slo.
I will sell id l'uhllo Salo on my farm 2 miles
northwest of New I'oliit 011 the Mound City
Ifittiirctiiy, Ksilemliei-, a I, IHftl,
Tho following described property, to-wlt 1
00 acres of Com.
1 span mules. 10 hands high,
1 horse.1. a inlh-li cows. 2 calves.
M head stock hogs, it .stand hecs.
1 wag n and 2 net nf ILirnvss. nml nil in
farmliig le-pleineiits. All my Household and
II. II. IIIIOCKSrANV
i.Our llmi of Notions Is completes
In every Uotnl and are reuiarknbly low
li prleo hy Kreek & Wutson.
ALL OVER THE COUHTY.
t.nvety w rather.
WII.. Iiow's V. II. bo's girl?
Wo hml 11 IiIk til"'' Sunday.
1). I!. I)4i!tl lint titiirlicd from Wyrlnlnjt.
Mr. Ilva Noel l lilliiK filfiiiW In l'i inlint.
t'. T, lit)h r h:i kmiic eat to UH. Ills p.i
Little llcilha llonton lias been very 111 fur
The elevator Is so crowded they have to run
tiny ami nlithi.
I wiiiitiljiet plica dollar If tic uont a'oiig.
o would lie,
-.s;t, I'anl. Vliflt VHIMtiiuit In know I10W
tlinl 1'iili'iit I.
-All Jennie Swim of Tat Mo was In town
one il;t lut fel;.
say hadn't the Hoard of TriisU-is hcttcr
meet iiimI mljcurit.
Mini t:is Hint two In one day N plenty unit
TIht" was a piod show In t'.nn-e'i church
lat TH-vlny i It un jtooit,
Mrs Flint I1111 .n-tnmcd f mm Nrliratlksi,
uhi-te slit- 4nili"i'ii iMIiiijt ftlt-liils.
- .hulxc 1 ::i rl tiir lumber kltift lias sold his
mill to some p.-irlUs In liulo, Nebraska. '
I in woiiih-r 1 1 ; 1 1 ninVcs lilm thliih that
wiisaweddliiKliiil -I don't care Just mi Loonunl
I Ittli" l'tlt Walters lias puri-h:iifil jiroper- I
ty t'iat..li.lni llr.nl) llvi-il tn ; ;uc hi 11 .tired of
IUI11K nloiie, I'rlt'.'
M irslml.llonion was out on the streets S.it
urtay ; li" -in lie is notalralil of a KuUe.lint lie
neverilld like a iiiule.
- I ay iniisti r Torn, what made ynn r.ill olf
thf mule. Saturday niornli.t!. No wonder old
tmy I lie attractlili was 011 the lde 3011 went
.-herl(T l'ram was hero Inuklnn aftc'r a
thief that had been rohMiu; Hi" rnlluuil dim
puny 1 he Rut his man ntiis he U happy the
sherllT we nil mi.
-Mr. Henry .Miller of Ike fit 111 of S. W. ft Co.,
hasRone to St, L ulls nvd (loin there tn tihica-
itotopiiichasei:ods for their Iiuro store at 1
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Hen and Milton predict Unit e
are roIiir to have anotheMPerllow roon. Our
pra.ers are lien tlru jeu are olf. Our wishes
ureal present fur uevt sprliiR. rain nine ecry
thire weeks nnd fnrnicrs lint rc ilNcoataccd.
A linitnl and cowardly assault was iiinde
upon the Hie of ur clllcli lit maislial on Tne.
day ef last week hy 11 jchiir mini (mm Atchison
county l.y the milin; of . I elf Almcll. It seem-,
that AiircII In company w llti two or three other
roughs were dilnkliiR and eaton-iiiR nioiind,
when MaHial Ilootoii madeh. :ip" ur nee .md
told them lit wnnlutiiTcsi llnin if they did not
keep quiet, wheivilpon Ali!.'ll I lit fiivit In t ft
dn-W It knife mid c..iiiiieiiTd MalililliR the
inariliat. The llr-.t stroke he made who a dilve
.it his lo-ait. mid the next ho linlictliled the 1
hhulo In uls neck almost scvciIiir the Jiuulnr
vein. AiircII was iIiIIiir a mule and h.id all th -1
adviint.i.'c. llooton was Immediately taken to
his residence and for awhile It looked rather
crltlc.il for htiii : Inn ho Is around again anil at
tenilhiRl'o his dutlej. njell imnle Ids ex-ape
at the time hut has sli.ee sunt nth-red him
self wavliijj 1111 examination, rIvIiir hnud In the
sain o. soii rr appcuii.iu-'j at tlu- in-M tct-in
I""""""" 1 1
of tho clu iili e I'm . Mailiul lloi.ton lies manv
friends In CoiidnR who are rIiuI to know
wound was not more cilmis.
We had a sllxhl snow fall last Friday.
'I'lu-ru isvuij llttlelnlivat ucliur sown this
Win. S.uidcrs has removed with lit -1 family
to Nemaha county, Kauris,
A lart'-nneiimt of rjelihelng sown. It Is
regarded lis more rellahle.
several land buu-rsttrc liilhls leuilty lool:
ln for Imium. Mot o iliein wl lu.-deie are
Spoculal'T-i are utletln-.' loe for tho new corn
Inllieeillioiitlit-fiirm. No one li (-iitMliiR.
at that ll'iire.
Notwithstanding-the recent heavy i.ilus we
nave nan. lie: Rroiuiii is still very diy. as tltwu
uho are tiylii); to p;ow can li-tlty.
A. stallnrd 1ms returned from SI .losepli
.lames Wagoner has sold Ids line rami Just
east nl tho drove at HUM per nriu.
II. L. Alien has tendered his resRunnn as
postmaster here. It Is thoiiRht the oML-e will
heills.-outlnucil. The pr,.M of other hilllie-.s
caused Mr. Allen to reslRii.
A. II. nnd W. M. Co-ton. iSiinuc Vojnp have
pine 10 Kansas to take a Ihk hi Hie country:
the two hitter will remain there If thi-y fliid a
place to uli.
I -Corals ilpciilns Kph-ndidly and will aver
! aire fully a li.tlf crop. .Much 1,1 ire Ulirlntfcut
iipowniRt., me (.i-iclty of wild or nr.ilrle hav
1 111111 nearly ever one s sowhur tlinothy for
! pasture ami iuiaih.w. ivopie now eowhst a
sad mlstaU'- they tuadhlii tircaklug all ot tladr
j prairie and relying on outside range.
paMor of thu l're-be-
teriau church of till
city, will preach
his farewell sermon next Sunday
e under-tand he intends to remove to
St. Joseph with ids excellent fatnl'v.
The Colt Shaw.
Agrcenb'o to announcement, Kl'as
Kundur&Son gave to tli public last
Saturdav, at Howell's stalilo raids, in
the city 01 Oregon, nnd exhibition ol
lust Spring's colts, sired by their Xor-
1 man stallion ''Splendid," Imported by
wiron t.v i;o Illinois. Tho object vs,
of courso. to advert! 0 their horse, and
as no entrance fco was charged, and
quite liberal prntnluuis offered, thoru
was ft considerable number of colts on
tered, nnd quite u lively interest maul
icsteti in tho ilisilny. The colts, with
their rcspeetivo dams, were arranged
In something of n circle in thu interior
01 tho l it, ami in thu center Mood the
sire of tlte colts, ".Splendid," hini'o'f,
arraigned to n sulky, tho seat of which
was oc upicd by 0110 of tho keepers,
George Mclntyro, Matthew fielyln
and Tr'uib ( oioliind were chosen jnd"
es, and nflnrnmtu odultheratloii award
ud tlio lihiu ribbon, llivt prixn, :,, to
a colt tlm property ol Thomas Curtis;
rod ribbon, sr nnd prize, $10, to n colt
belonging to Unhurt Patterson; mid thu
whitu ribbon, third prize, tn u (.t
owned by James Curtis About one
Hundred men wmo jircsent, soino of
whom had come 11 dUtnm-uuf murothan
1 will sell nt puhllii auction .111 my rnrm 3
Cn-ck.m.' " U' '"U'hl ? l&y
Nidiiidny, iiciobcr I, jskj,
Thu following di-v.-iihcd property, to' wit i
2 cows ami calici.
41 head lioits, J'tirinliiii Tmplvnit-nts,
Household and Kitchen I'lunltiiru.
auo Inwhels coin In Held. A -Mumo wiinn,
' Terms. -f.-. and uiulvr, cash 1 Over as a credit
of 11 mouths w II he given, puichuso. glvh i m it.
Wlthapiiloii-il secuill 'oiiiote
from my pen, one largo hlack sow with a fow
small white spots ; lower part of face wIiIum
l.-trirft loll n:trj t Imiu 11 I'm.,, lilnolr tuu . ..i.:'
peculiar 1 tail cut oH half way 1 will wiWh aou
rioiindsorinoreiwlll havn pigs In a or i weeks
from the thno hn left j win rats, il a pe: hy T.
II. IliiriiH of I'orcst City, Amono lliiillug her
find leitlng me know or reliirulng hffr to my rt-n-Idence
at Mn Henry Watson's will he ilhcrally
PERSONAL AMD SOCIETY,
l'rof, W, V, Drake was In town atonilny.
I'.llns It. 1'ciuiy and wife wrro vlsllhiis In
Oregon lat week.
.lames Keetn-y l tMtli'ff Hi. daughter In
f lTcnintit comity, I v.va,
Henry Thorns ol Craltf win" vullllip (ico.
P. I.uol:linrilt,lnst Sntiu.lay.
MIh ('utile Anderson v.lll rcluru the cmiiIiir
wed; from lurvlittn Illinois.
W. II Caritll of Wcsthoto, U anions hl
frlimli hi Oregon and trinity.
Ili'tuy Itraily m irtnnied fmtii lCanas
lirliwIntitiN Ih'-ml f cuttle with lilln.
li-s Curie AiiitrNoti will ntuiiit the Art
Sehoolof Clevehilid. Olil'i, this f ilter.
.1. (I. TooLfey of Kurliei Is Vlsltinj; his son
who rosldi'fln l'lillllin county, Kiiiisi'k
.Marshal llooton nf CurnliiK, e.illcd na us
.Mmnlay and we werv vlishtglad to scf him.
.Mls Nettle (lardiicr hasreltirneil. to St. .To
eph after a wei'k' lslt nmoiiKirelntlvei and
Cne limit of Cralc l'tlt la Us iii'P.ir,iuce
Tuday, after tin extended tilp threiiuli Smith
I.. K. .MuKoWrisnt Maltlnliit was III OrcRnn
Sunday we know why he came, hut we don't
like to tell.
IM. It. Itun Mull mid his necomjilMicd
iiniieitrer, iau .1. were 111 our cliy a any or
W n,, Wl,e.
-Mr. A. roiuctt mid his neeomptHhed daiiRli
ter fr..ia White Cloud. Kansas, vUre lltlim
Orecon last Siiinlay.
Ihnryll. iliod.Hinn.iin old unit hhiVlyre
spirted cllli.n of New Point wL'l remove to
rlp. r..lehush''r of Illinois. -w taken
heneh Iti Hie harness and wmjlucy cstnlillsli
menl of Dan M. Martin. '1
-?.fr. mid Mis. Neudoif of ft. .TosephTspnit
a hrlef peitlo'i of their hoiieyuioou with friends
and rel.il lies In OresiH liu.t Wc'ek.
-.tani"s Wilson wlio ienioedti Unnsas tn;t
sprlux. has rMu tiled to old Holt a, id ho now
ll.'.M 'illii. Imi.n nil. .11 t 11...
..., tr,.t .wi f..i... n'...! J, , t.-
arell-lllnj! II. II. Ilrecl.niau of :few Points
they will accomimuvkliu to Wastihii'lVtillory,
- Mrs. FoMer of ltluelow. has tal;-)ti chnrjie of
her recently purehas-d hold In Utuest City.
Mr. Hums and family will remove to St..loepii.
Mkss Mary Vnlillusktilt and Miss Carrie
Cowan left Tuesday nwrnliu'- for Cliiclniiatl,
Ohio, wle re they will attend ilm Const rvatur
Miss Mlra Moore, an InterestlD-t youni: Miss
fiiun White (.-nnd, Kansas, Is jittein'.ltis our
No.i.wl selinol . (. win make her lionie with
Sirs, and Sir. Clink Irvine.
.1. A. Stay took hi dcpailttro last Stondav.
f.irNew-Mexleo.wheri.'lie has hci ctiRiWd lo
t il.i-eliari;eof imeho-il. lie Is a-wiathy yoini
iuiiii rtut won en t to lose lilto.
.LSI. V.'iii'cli and wife niu' 1eorRe ilucli-li-son
nnd wife of Maltiandnecoiupavded hy Mrs
ltlt.-hl -of St. doseph were emaiiR their hotts
of ftlelids In Oiej-oa last Simditv.
Jack. Tltaitrri put In nil nniiij.-iranee ninnm-
his frh-nds last Hntiirdiiy. Ilo to'd "the Imjs"
what he knew a'-out New Mclc-. lie Is liow
located at lV.lifa. Atchison coieity, Mo.
We did not know for a ccrlal ity that Char
lev IVIer h.id (handed his residence null! lie
orih red Till! CfNTV l'.M-IIU. lie Is now III
the wholesale lmiu of .1. S. 3'itttaln & Co.
Thompson Fraier nf St. .Tineph ram" up
last Saturday and took u look: ar our Court
llmiso. Hiipotlntendcnt Zoolc showed him
around, otherwise he would Iluvo heen lost
ainniiir thus' hioMind v:illes.
Miss .I-niile lli-.rker, the talr-ntcd vncillkt
or this city was vMtlnt; fi lends In OreRon
hist wck. Jllss .leniilc Is not only a tlno sliiRer
hut 1111 aeeoinpllsheil ymuiR lady 111 many other
respccl. .fi-hfoii CkiiiiiIixi.
Willie .(Hik h-is accepted a. position with
Zonk & .lewell of Falif-ix, iiud took his di
pirttuo for that plae Moadav last, where he
will at mice enter upon Ids dutlo;-,. Our hand
hojswlll play "Willie wel.llvi Yoa" Sit real,
Mr.i. T.Inxlov.- is visiting In K-msas city.
Mrs. Holu-rt'Cralg Is the gncs! ot her sister.
Sirs. An (tin,
-Mrs, KaVaimu-rh of fliaham Is vMtmg
.Mound City tin. rfiosf nf Mn. Itrlli't.
Misses tieiwituiti .Iul-i Ketriug wl-.n have heen
visiting at S.ivaim ih nre agaln'-hmoe.
Mrs. Itlgjeri h.is Ix-cn speniutt" the saminer
In li-.stern Penn.sylvnnln-w-is nf. Chantaiiiia
wiKu nr me time or the National
A f-slilo'mhlo wedding mwh,
Major Kclley has returned to I'orest cltv.
I.. M. iraull Is visiting his otd home In Ohio.
Mrs. Ira li-eme returned home last Thnrs-
-Weh Rinlth has hern quite sick for a few
days. -Miss Canon left for Atchlsn-i Monday fer
11 short visit.
-air. rrauu wells ntthn "lied Trent Store"
Is ipille dlcl: with fever.
-Mr. and Mrs Tiiinna. fnrinerly of this placo
are visiting friends here.'
-Mrs. Jtary Weber and (huchtcr left for
Masvllle last Thursdav, where they expect to
vMt a fi-w-'vec-l'.s,
Web finlth and wife of Forest Cltv. scent
Satmdav and Hniiday last la Oregon, guests of
Kraiuipa ami grandma Mes.
Henry Sllntoii. one of upper I.'oII'k most
honored citizens, was on our Mrects last Nat
unlay, shaking hands with his many friends
-J. St. Voi-d, onejolnt (at least) la tic hack
bono of Fort st City, has been tpilte sh-k the
nasi lew ui.ys. Wo are frlad to chroah-lo tho
iai-1 iii-it ne is now eoiivalen-lng.
V.'lll Sllntiin and C.eorun Ilaldwln return pit
Monday from an extensive business trip through
.-ti. Muni, iiiwn, ami Illinois. They have pur
chased an lmmenso stock of goods.'
Charles (linve.snecomp.-inledby (leorgc S!e-
itoim-j-.ir., 01 Jioiiiiu i-uv, eami) liiine. riunday
oritvioit visii, .nr. .Miiinney came Iosco
what arramteiut'iits coul.I bo iu-ideiibo-.it enter
I'iglntopaitne bhlp with the proprietor of our
KniToits CountvI'ai'ku: Allow mn
through the columns of your vnlunblo
pnper to thank my many fi lends for the
kindness they exhibited townrds myeelf
and family during my Into misfortune
that 1 received at tho lunula of Juff An
goll. As it Is no worcu than it i, I am
glad It happened, lor I now know that
I have- got some us good and true frionds
ns any man wants; and It'c.voty olllcur
In tho Statu hail the satno cnuotiruge
ment that I have got, Jlissouil would
soon lie the leading State sor law uud
order. II my wound does ns well in tho
tittuie ns it has done tho past week, I
will be on duty very soon ngnln, nnd I
shall do my duty ns an oflicor without
four or favor, but I shall never tako any
mote ciiunces ot losing my lllo ns I did
n few days 11 go, nml it will bo well for
all parlies 111 sympathy witli tho rocent
cowardly tu t; that cnuio very near end
ing my life, to bear this in mind.
Again thanking tho citizens of Corn-
lug klnuty, 1 will conclude by toiling my
many Ivlemls tluit my pon fails to toll
tho gratitude towards them and their
images will ulways enshrino the wnlls
of my memory, nnd that I will nlwnya
bo n friend to Corning nnd her citizens
until death. Sincerely Yours,
John A Hootkn.
MILKS OF SHKLVIXO I TLL OK
Oorsaut & Meyer's,
Who cordially Invite this peoplo of Holt nnd Lower Atchison counties to visit
their mammoth storo and sec the most elegant stuck of
G-BMBBAL DRESS GOODS
llools and Shoc, lint nnd Cups, etc., over placed on s.ilo in Holt cnunty.
VVo only ask an Inspection of Goods and Pricos.
KA K. tv. jrtlk.i
CTA.S BWIITQ & CO.,
V9 desire to oail-,Spcclnl Attention to
boots, mm, 1111 s daps,
Queensware, etc., which are now being reeoived, nnd extend a cordial invl
tation to nil, to call and examine, our goods before purchasing
WE AUK AGENTS KOlt THE
SIIillTI WIS! BOOTS ffl SHOES,
ot which wu have 11 largo stock of nil grades.
Country Produce tukuiiin excliimge for goods tit. hikest
vTA.S- BWI1STG- & CO.,
Uoiiuv desirous of Closinfi'
s of-Vur i'or Sale my Entire
the building' known ns
THE EB FRQfiT BJOE,
knd nil improvements. I nUo wish
situated in onn of tho best location1? In tho cltv, Also 11 number of other lots
In thu city and botli improved nnd ttni'iinroved fiirms In Holt county. I'or full
particulars apply to
W UBI- STERRETT,
Aro now prepared lo filiow tlio
ISfl SilII J&B
H WW U -JJS WSXV
Hats and Gaps, Notions, Etc., Etc.,
Evor offered in Holt county. "Wo nlo havo a full lino of Glass nnd Queens
ware. Wo bellovo Hint wo have tho largest lino of Ladies' nnd Misses' Fine
Shoes. Cull mid examines goods. Wo will not bo undursold,
F. Henshaw & Co.,
Buggies, Phaetons and Spring Wagons,
318 and 220 Third Street, ST. JOSEPH, MO.
rgywmvFKN uacon and pacific houses.
S 4r. TP
- :ns ix
n i l n a k j
our lartjo an J well select u stock cf
li II U H s.ii y. "L
C3. A T IP
li for Somebody!
Out my Ilusiuess in Oregon
Stock of fJotnls to;vvtliur with
to sol! lho building known ns the
public tho best and largest stock of
Itetall Donlers in
For Tiir. Coc.VTV I'.M'kii,
Do yon hear Ihe scandal'iiioiiBCM
llreathhiK poison In a whisper,
In a sIrIi?
StoviiiB caulloiisly nnd slow,
.Suilllag sweetly as they go t
Never noisy glldltin smoothly llko a snake,
SlippliiK here and slIdliiK there
TliriniKh the lueadowd fresh and fair,
Leaving suhllo el 1 1110 and poison In their wukc
Saw you not the scandal monger
As she sat,
Meaning hrlc,1itly'ncatti tho roses
On her hat?
tn her dainty gloves and dress,
AngcMlkc, and nothing less,
Seemed she casting smiles and pleasant words
Oltce sheslirngnod and shook her head,',
ltal.sed her eyes and nothing said,
When you spoke of friends, ami yet it left n
Did you watch thu scandal-nmnger
At the hall,
Through the music, rhyming, beauty.
Light and all'.'
Sieving here, and moving there,
In a whisper tight as air,
Casting sJmdowH on a sister woman's fame
.lust a whispered word or glance
As she floated through the dance,
And a doubt forcvet hang upon .1 name.
Von will find tho scandal-mongers
Sometimes men, often women,
Young and falri
Yet thelrtoagues dip foulest slim",
Ami tlu-y spend their leisure tune
Casting mud oa those who ellnih hy word and
Shun them, shun ihcni as you go,
Shun tlitm whether high or low,
They are hut the cursed serpent of the earth.
Your FnrtilOilng (Jond.s, Nats, Onp,
Hoots npd Shoes nt Amos Csistlu'.s
Mr. Clark Irvine, who has just re
turned from tin extended trip through
Illinois, Ohio, Kentucky nnd Tcnnc.s.'eu,
wns interviewed last week and gives
tho following briol'aeeount of the terri
ble drouth in tlml section of country.
Hus-nys: " When I pafsed through the
centre ol the great corn growing region
Inst duly, about thu 21th, nnd through
Kentucky and Tenncsiee about August
10th, I found the wholo region suffer
ing under the drouth. I havo reports
Ironi moit of tliu counties I have pu-s-cd
through tin to tho 10th of this
month, nnd with thu exception of por
tions of Missouri nnd llliuo s and somu
small regions el-owhcre, no rain has
yet fallen. In most of the counties of
Tennessee unit Kentucky and In vcr.i
many of Ohio, Indiana, Illinois uud
.Missouri peoplo aro now suffering, for
lack of food nnd wn'cr, very great in
convenience. J11 some counties tlio-o
who uro able 111 0 Importing grain rl
ready. Wo of Northwest MNsouri nre
lit the best cnudiou of uny people in all
the region I havu mentioned, yet tlicio
nro many peoplo hero who have not
enough to feed their little stoel: through
tho winter. The following report by
two men who have tinvoled on horse
bacl; through tho West during the past
six weeks will give some idea oi how
Lr.xiNdTo.v, Ink., -'ept. !). To-dny
thero passed through this town two
men, lather unit sou, m roulc via (.in-
ciumiti to their homo ut Amu in, in
Clermont count', Ohio. Tho ta: liur,
whoso name is W. C. Meti.ll, wo found
to bo a very iuterigetiL man lie nnd
his son started west hist October pros,
pot'tlfg for u plueo to emigrate to. Af-tiii-
t-ecing many places they stopped at
Hastings, Nebraska, u towii of twenty-
Itvu liumtrcu lnlmbltJiil 111 tlio ceuter
of the .State. Thoy left tluit place -lx
weeks iifjo to-day mounted on broncho
1..... '11 t. .'.1 .1... c... ah..
iiwi.-iy. t iitvtt.ti tilt) Mtittu ti itlin
soiiti at St. Joseph, nnd crossed the
Mksottri river four times. Commenc
ing with Nebraska they passed through
Kansas,' Missouri, Illinois and Indiana.
About otic-half of tho timn they wero
compelled to cuiup out, the inhabitants
along their route not permitting tiium
to stay. Tlie greatest suffering from
drouth was lound to bo It) Illinois, (tlio'r
route was from St Louis to Vincennes,
lud.) tho inhalntiints of many of tho
counties that ho passed throu.'h will
liavu to beg assistance! from tlio State
this winter. All tluit could get nway
from tins devastated country wero go
ing, nuil that was by hundreds often,
not knowing where they would goto,
and with nothing to goon. In addi
tion to Hie drouth lu Illinois is thu
chinch bug which is destroying thu fod
der. Thoy urn jo thick us to entirely
cover tho stalks, and when mashed have
tho flavor of hud-bugs t He says a man
going there can buy land very low in
deed, uud llvt'Ptticli ut his own pnoo
nearly. Ilo described thu manner in
which tho chinch bugs were fought by
tho farmers. Thoy would plow u fur
row around a field nml (ill it with stitiw
niid,whi'ii ybu ditch became, full set the
straw ultru, tho bugs not boing able to
ulluib tho perpendicular part ol tlio
furrow 'ould gut i-laugliterod by mil
lions. These men tound it ottun dilll
cult to get water many times having to
i.itt. it il
and HAIR CUTTEK,
ii,.i.n u.n.i.n lruoniit full in-
vites tlnlpatroiiaKO of tliosd having nnythliiK
In tlio JlmlJiT, UairC'uttldK KUuintiounliiK
ft o nicy at Law,
iln nil the courts ot Missouri. ,
iul collection hiislnesi 'iitomntly
Ofllco ovcr'Hchillto Ilros Btoro.,
E. J. KELLOGG,
A T T O It N E Y AT LA W ,
Will nrnctlee In nil tho courts nf MlmeiuU
Item estate anil cullectliiK luislncbS. promptly
. Anil Art Gallery.
Cor.5th&,Follx, ST. JOSEPH, Mo.
All Wnrlc Wnrrmitcil.
MADE HAPPY !
Everybody within tho borders
of Holt t on nly can bo happv
If they sij deolvo. Howl 'iy
by Interviewing us nnd learn
ing our juices on Piece Goods,
Huts nnd Cups, nnd (Irocurlqs.
HERSHBSRSER & ANDERSON.
DO YOU WISH
to snvo money in llm piirchnq
of your Full or Winter pioth
ing. your Hoots nnd Shocslt
Ir you do, we plainly tell your,
to call on us nnd be convinced.
IIERSHBERGER & ANDERSON.
Dry Ootids, tho cheapest lit tho city,
tit A. Ooldsberg's, St. .Joseph, Mo.
All wool ynrn 05 cents per pound
A. Ooldsberg's, Si. Joseph, Mo.
CnnUm Fhinnol, nt 7 1-2 crnls nt A,
Ooldsberg's, St. Joseph, Mo.
Fancy AIpneca, 10 nnd 12 1-2 cents
iv yard ut A. Ooldsberg's, St. Joseph.
Ladles nnd children's heavy hoco nt.
10 cents per pair to 'jo hud only ut A.
Ooldsberg's, St. Joseph, Mo.
Marble Oil Cloth A-1 wido only 20,
cents ut A. OoUMierg's, St.Joseph, Mo.
Do yon wish Dry Ooods nt button;
prices, go to A. Ooldsberg's, St.Joseplu
Cheviot Shlrtlnss, 5 cents n ynr
nnd up, at A. Ooldsberg's, St. Joseplul
KSuSnmo peoplo uro In tlio habit of
buying their elm lung in larger cities.
This i nil wrong because Kreek & Wat
son will sell you your clothing ut just
us ronsonnblo figures
CGT Our stock of Hoots nnd Shoes is
very complete nnd n' prices' within the.
roach ol 11 1. Sold by Kreek & Watson.
"X&iNcw ftylus in Qttecnswnro nt
Krooi; & Wnlion's.
cnyOur line ot (irocorio is now nml
complete nt lowest prices by' Kreek fe
CSf-Now Full Styles in Dress Ooods;
Inrgo Hock, low 'prices by Kreek i&
All mv Household and Kitchen Fur
niture, (if every description, Is now ot
tered sit private sale. I'm tics wishing
to buy will please call and exninlno.
whatever llioi want. Among the urtl
o'es not yet .-old aro two bureaus, largo
book-ease, Jive bedsteads n largo
amount of bedding, marble nnd woi.ib
en top wash stands, about 25 ch.ilrs,
sewing machine, several e-irpets,n com
p etc oultit of Kitchen Furniture, in
eluding cook stovo; four heating stoves,
2 r "eking chairs, cloe'is, pictures, etc.
JOS'" Also my I'lnlghnl'iano, uud im
excellent ltefrlgerntor, nearly new; unrt,
about 200 volumes of b oks. manv of
which nre rare woiks in tlio Ourman
I have, nlsn, about 25 perfectly pure,
I'lyniouili Hock chickens, which will
be sold very cheap. Itoo-tersOno Dol
Everything must bo sold within tlio,
next twenty days, as I will rotnovo from
Oregon tho last week in this mmith.'
Terms, Cash. W. W. Davhnpout.
DON'T FORGET IT
Wu havo just received n very
largu stock of Olassware,
Qiieenswiiro, Tablo nnd l'oek
01 Cutlery, which will be sold
on close margins.
HERSHBERGER & ANDERSON
Per Cent. Money
Fov n short or long period on Improv
ed Fnrnis. Have lor salo 12,000 acres.
In a body of choice llottom Land, 1 1-2
miles south of Mound City ; will leaso,
I'or grazing. May lie seen at Mound'
City' every Saturday uud nt Crnig,
Monday each weok. Address.
J. FOSTER MARSHALL,
Real Estate Agent, Oregon, Mo.
Da, 1110, sol, fa, mo, ra, do Do no
forgot your musio lesson. T. S. llindo
now keepf a fctock of sheet niusle.
Lovers of fine stock should call-,
and see Hint (i no thoroughbred Jersoy
Hull nt the farm of W1.1. A. Onrdnor.
Our stock of Hurdwavo mid
nnd Implements Is tlio largest
in Holt county. Wo wo can
make It 1111 Inducement to you
10 puronnso irom
HERSHBERGER & ANDERSON.
Frazer & KicDonald,
rpilANSACTS a general ha
X Hells exehainru 011 tliu eh
r M' H'. mih ..u.llj-l-, .tUTMY.T-(l(lrCMt (U
deposits when left tl s.-i-eKU-cl time, Cullectlwis.
reeelvu ciurhil ntti-iilloii,
United Htitttw mid Kuioiie. AlltiwiNlntcrest of
II. 11. TI-lM'Ifll
I'll l!HI HUNT,
BroStAffoinory & lloockor,
BANKlS tAKI) 11 no KE KS,
Ian Money, Hay Notos. Draw Drafts on nl
nrli-lnalcitlus, and ColleotiMis promptly miulo
ray luxes fur non-residents 1 1.011ns nouotlnted .
11 real estute, uud lavestineiits niadu n fiivoru
ble terms, hiteiest allowed tin TI1110 Deposits.
J. T. Thatchor
of Oregon, Mo., has a suro euro for fo.
ver and ague. Wnrrnnted to cure or
money rofujidud. Sunt by mail on ro.
cnlpt of prleo, One ounce bottle, 70.
two ouhcii bottle, 81.25.