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(FARM 3CUIC IN HOLT COUNTY. MA
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Little Minnie Bucher Is very HI.
I should tip-too to cacklo, in Uio
A smiling face wins a pleasant
Only two Inmates of tho county Jail
Tho lato advance In corn makes
,our farmers jubilant.
Henry Naber, of Corning, gave us
a pleasant call, lust Monday.
Graham & Frame of Maitlaud, will
hereafter do a strictly cash business.
Cory. Craig, of St. Joseph, is to
inanago the Gillls opera house, at Kan
Tho protracted meeting of tho M.
. church is stld going on with Increas
County Clerk Hunt went to tho
poor farm on Friday last, to ceo his
Tom Put rish and John W. Xtokes
were attending circuit court at Rock
l'ort last week.
Adolph Ware had his hand eeyoro
ly crushed by tho lulling of a tree
,ono day last week.
This is nut fly time, but .when the
25th ot January rolled around, wo re
alized that time flies.
Seven new members were added to
tho family at the county poor farm last
Thursday and Friday.
A girl, fifteen years nf age, is at tho
jmor farm, for whom Mr. Kolmer
would like to get a home.
The rabbits liavo been so thick this
season around Oregon, that a dog don't
.know which one to get after.
Albert Kunkcl, who has been at
Corning Kansas, for miino tune past,
,bat returned to his home in this city.
Now is tho time to havo vour
Jiorsos shod for next summer. Better
,to havo tho work d ue now before fly
time. ' "
Rev. S. Carotliers will pleach at
the Triumph school house next Sunday
morning at 11 o'clock mid In Oregon
One of our correspondents inform
ed us Inst week, that the ow that had
retwntly falleu in his locality, was of
a white color.
Miss Jcnnlo Farls, after a month's
Dlciisunt visit with rolatives and friends
in our city, returned to her home In St.
.Joseph last week.
Georgo Seeman, formerly of this
.city, but now of I'awneo City, Nobrus
jaska, was in our city thjii week, visit
ing relatives and fricud.
II. A. Sutton, living on tiie old
.Garth place, has sold an hundred acres
of timber on his land, getting a fair
price and a largo forco i,i now at work
More farm icsidenccs in our county
Jiave been burned to the ground this
winter, th.in at any other time within
tho history of tho county. Quito an
item to insurance men.
Captain Stambuugh and his forces
.are now busily engagod In cutting wil
lows on Soloman's Island. They arc
to b. used in protecting tho river bank
At Boswcll on the Nebraska branch,
'For Woman's Sako," is tho titlo ol
a department which wo this weak open
up in our paper. Wo Invito our lady
friends to contribute to this department,
but want no politics or religion in tho
The widow of tho late W. W,
Davenport was appointed executrix of
hid last will ud testament by the conn
ly court of Morgan county, Ills., uud
filed her boud as such lu tho sum of
Services at the Christian church
next Sunday morning and ovening. Im
mediately after the morning services,
the aunual election of officers will oc
cur. All mombers aro earnestly re
quested to be present.
Farmers and will men aro just now
interested In ibo price of wheat . Tho
recent floods all over Europo will provo
a serious damage to crop-inaKing, and
willno doubt cause a material advance
by tho iKoIMurcu or April.
J. It. Drown and Clinton Leverlch
are now in the mule business in oar-
nest. Thoy are ready to buy mules at
all times, and any one needing mules
tymn An nn tinffAt- limn In.l.rJI nn ttiam
gentlemen and look thiougtf1 their sta
Brother Paul, of the Savannah
fieportcr, has a new baby boy at his
house. Ho fays this makes fivo boys
and one girl, and thinks tho people
ought to support him aud bis liberally.
The next congressional convention will
.vote you medal, Brother Paul,
Now, young man, send that vaku-
Tho comet band at Craig, will
soon give a grand ball.
Oscar Bloomer, of New Point, has
gono to Whiting Kama.?.
Wolves seem to be plouty through
out tho county this winter.
Humor has it that i wedding in
high life-will soon como off In Craig.
Henry Voglc, has sold his fjirm tlx
miles north of Mound City, to Jacob
L. 1). Sommurs hus purchased au
interest in the drug store of John Van-
derjlnde, at Malthind.
Esquire Young lias purchasnd tho
T. J. Feiibcl farm. Mr. Foael will go
to Nebraska lo tho spring.
-UoodlumUm Is certainly on the in
crease ill uregon. rarouis, you aro
the onus to put a etop lo this.
A Post of the Graud Army of the
Republic will be organized at Malt.aud
next Tuesday evening, tho 6th.
On Tuetday last, Esquire Hoffmaun i
married Mr. Jos ("ravens and Miss An
na E. Waudllng, both of Mtiitland.
if. T. Moore, of Malthind, has gone
out of business, having bold his inter
est to Elliott & Anderson, tit Fillmore.
-Rev. E. Evans has a lino forty-
acre farm, situated two-and-a-half miles
northeast of Oiegon, which ho desires
Little Act) Riding Hood, an Oper
etta, by tho little ones, is in uihorsal,
and will bo presented to the publio in a
Kobert Patterson, who sold his
livery stable in Maitlaud a short time
ago, will soon ninvo onto his farm in
tho Triumph district.
Dr. Chester Evans, if tho St. Jo
seph Evening News is to do behoved,
will throw hU shingle to the breeze in
a short time, in the city of Forbes.
Tho Luiitctr season this year talis on
February 7th, Ash Wodneiduy: March
2dd Is Good Friday, and the end of
Lent is on Easter Day, March 23th.
E. J. Kellogg was bitten by a small
'purp" a week or two ago. aud since
tjic mad-dog neuro lie concluded to have
tho wound oautorized. Craig Aklcor.
Mr. Jos. Uobb, Mrs. Win. Bufflap.
Miss Helta and Clara iiovoy, all of
Atchison Kansas , Mr. E. 0. Wells and
wife ami Miss Dixon, of Ruslivillc, Mo.,
weio ill attendance at tho Williams
Ilovey nuptials at Forest City, on the
Tho boat sale of hugs mado the
present season that wo bavo hoard of
wus made last week by the following
parties: A. L. Fuquu, 7G heed, aver
800: Audy Meyer, 31 head, avurage,297
Henry Meyer, 65 head, average JU3.
Price paid for theso hogs was $5.85.
The many fiionds of Moll II. Soper
will be pleased to learn of his appoint
ment, by Postmaster Tracy, of St. Jo
seph, to an important clerkship in that
office. Wo are pleased to hear of this
appointment, aud Mr. Tracy is to be
congratulated ou making so excellent a
selection. Ho will flud "Mell" compe
tent and faithful.
On and after Monday uext, J)r
Lukens will bo prepared to extract
teeth by tho new process, Vitalized
Air. It numbs tho nerves of feeliug,
produces a harmless, transient intoxi
cation, and agrees with all constitution
and all conditions of man. Vitruzed
Air is now being used throughout the
outlre east, and is by tar tho best.
Jlmmv Green, formerly ii' (jailor of
this city and who lately returned here,
was arrostod on Tuesday on tho charge
of having whipped his wifo. Groeii
has not lived with his family rpr con
tributed to their support for soMo tlmu,
On Wednesday morning ho 3)ud his
bearing before Esrpilru Hoffmafj and
was fined $50 and costs, and in (fctault
of payment was sent to jail,p
Salllo Payno, colored, wasnrrostod
on Saturday last, on tho .streiujib of a
toll-gram from Iowa officios, stutitiii
that they bad a requisition wfoako hot
to the State of Iowa. Tho ofjeer fiom
Council Bluffs arrived Wednesday after
non and tiok tho prlsoneio Council
Bluffs, whoro sbo will be hold tor trial
as accesory to tho Washington lufaptl
qlde, until the May term of'Jtirt.
Services will be hold at the Pres
byterian church of this city by the pas
tor, Rev. T. D. Roberts, each evening
during tho wook, beginning Wednes
day, Regular service on next Sabbath
morning and evoulng. Tho Sacrameut
of tho Lord's Suppor will bo adminis
tered on Sabbath motulng. It is
hoped there will bo a full attendance
during the preparatory services and al
so on Sabbiitb.
OREGON, MISSOURI. FRIDAY.
Tho Andrew county jail Is without
Reuben Jackson skinned :v "pos
sum" tho other day.
Stock feeder's complain that cattlu
.oat too much this .cold weather.
This has certainly been a most
thankful winter to the wood dealers.
Charles W. Thomas was In Fair-!
fa last Weilr.osday on legal business. ,
Master Lawrence Kuuohor fell on ,
the loo and Injured ouo of hls.kueo cap, i
Ivory Js sold to be worth iJ.I.OOO a
ton. If so, "our'4 Marshall has a mine
of wealth In his mouth.
Frank lioweu, of San Anlonla,
Huclmuan county, is visiting his cousin,
Mr. Kaucher, In this place.
Mrs. Sarah Smallwood, of Noda
way woiinty, is visiting her parentis
Mr. and Mrs. Reuben King.
It. II. Hltchcr, living on the Win.
Meyer farm, has lua five Berkshire
shoats ; they nro unmarked. I
Persons dirlng to rent good tarms i
or town property, should call on Wm.
K. I loff maun, Oregon, Missouri.
A two-cent post ago (stamp will bnj
sufficient to carry a letter to any part ,
of tho United States after July 1st.
If the "Bonded Whiskey Bill" dues
not pass soon, sumo of us ivill have to
hang up sure. Wo can't stand this sus
Will Rostock went over to Noda
way county last week, ami spent a few
days with his sister, Mrs. Heltzor, near
Tlio dulling countonaiii'o of John
Dorscy may now bn seen in the tonsorlal
parlors of Clark l'hilbriek, where ho is
learning tho trade.
All who havo complimentary tnk
its belonsing to tho "Woman's Union,''
iVfl'l cuufi'ii a favor yy letiit'nlng them
lo Mrs. William Kaucher.
The Commercial Gazette, of Cin
cinnati, roaches hero tho day after its
publication, traveling it distance of
more than 70U miles in less than thirty
Thomas Owsley, a termor resident
of this county, was sent to the peniten
tiary from Marion county la.it week, on
tho charge of horse stealing, lie will
servo a term of six years.
Wm. Springer returned from Tuc
son, Arizona, on Wednesday last. The
forbidding aspect of thu country and
the prevalence ot tho small-pox mado
him hasten In. mo. His brother Wilson
went on West to see tho sun dip the
Fifty-eight million dollars Is the
c-tiniatod valuo of finger rings of this
country actually worn, and still Micro
aro people mean enough to go hacking
aud coughing because they do not
want to invest '25 cents for a bottle of
Dr. Bull's Cough Syrup.
Thu old mill in tho south part of
town, built by Ult & Watson
In 1855, has oeeu levelled to the
foundation walls. Tho frame will hence
foith do service to J. B. Payno as a
bam. William Kaucher, millwright. of
this place, did his first work in tho
West on tliis mill.
Tho reading of Prof. Cumnock at
tho Christian church last Tuesday eve
uing, under tho auspices ot Die
"Woman's Union," owing to tho in
clemency of the weather, was not well
attended. The Prof, is a lino reader,
and those who did not get out to hear
him, missed a rare literary treat.
Thu Mound City News wants to
know who will be tho candidates for
school commissioner at the approach
ing spring election. It's our opinion
that thu lolhjwmg named goutlemen
will he in tho fluid: W. F. Drake of
Mound City, T. J. Williamson, of For
ot City, S. M. Huioy, ot Oregon, E. S.
McDonald, of Now Point, W. F. Walto
of Malthind, Juo. Anderson, of Craig,
C. O. Denny of Corning, and Plot. A.
Bradley, of Oregon.
-Donaviii's "Original" Tcnue&seans,
the celebrate d troupe of colored vocal
ists that assisted in building the Central
College, at Nashville, Tcnu , and tho
sanrj company that has given over
2,700 concerts in tho United States and
Camillas, will visit our city for tho first
tliiio, about tho Slst or '."2d lust , and
present their new aud varied program.
They desire, particularly, not to bo
oonlounded with "Juhlleo Singers," for
tho reason that they are really cultured
vocalists and present a strictly first-class
uQiiuutt, We havo befuro us tho most
favorable pros notices which guaran
teo us la di utilising ono of the best of
ALL OVER THE COUNTY.
Newsy Letters From Our Correspondents.
Business inori'ating rapldlv.
Golviii & Manor shipped a lino lot
of caltlo and hugs to Chicago, last
II II. Livingcmd, troiii the lower
part of tin; county, has been looking
around for laud near Maitlaud.
Mrs. and MI'S Vandei Linda havo
moved to Maitlaud. Thuv will pmvt
ipiitu an addition to tho society of our
Dr. Banes, of St. Joseph, was strol
ling aiouml on our streets lat week.
Bancs has nn art to ma'. o the boys
laugh, by telling them the truth?
Wo uudcr-itaml that a po-t of this
G. A. H. Is to be org.ir.ucd at this
place. Tills will give ilio old soldier
an opportunity lo talk over their old
I). C, Kvi'ihart Is building nn ad
dition to his alruudr commodious lintel.
Ills hiisini'.-.s doimwids more room. By
the way. we havo thu best hotels in the
The llolman Theatre Company,
which lias been playing the past week
at this place, loft Monday for Burling
ton Junction. They tire more than an
avui age troupe. On Saturday evening
there were at leant fifty persons that
could not got entrance to the hall, and
aho'it .seventy-live in the hall that
eon'd nut he coaled. We need a com
Jeo Berry is learning telegraphy
under A. II. Stewart.
E. W. Browning returned Satur
day from u trip to St. Joe.
F. W. Waltor wa.s'at Rook Port a
part of last weak, courting
Mr. Fraker. of St. Doroin, was
visiting her In other, J. H. Overman,
A. W. StHwart and the Peters
brothers took in the ball at Rock Port
hist Thursday night. '
l!ov Lehr is sick this week : unable
to c.milnct his school. Wo hope to .see
lilm out in a day or two.
Now that singing has closed, a con
cert is talked of to afford Minn; amuse
ment these long evenings.
The family of Thomas White, who
has charge of thu coal .-died at this place,
have taken up their homo in Corning.
-Corn, il:lc; Wheat No. - "tie;
Oats, 25e ; Barley, .'Wu ; Rye, !15e ; Cat
tle, !f-2.00(j,.50i Hogs, S5.00(jv5 (10.
L. W. Kirkland has left the old
stand, and now feeds tho hungry at the
upper hotel, formerly occupied by
Services in tho German Lutheran
church Suudayby Rev. F. W.Lehr; in
thu M. E. ohurch by Her. Jones, of
Could tho Craig correspondent tell
us the occasion of Frank Color's visit
ing that place so oltcn, mid why he
takes Sunday for his visits?
John Lcnz, formerly in the em
ploy of Rollins & Hogrcfe, but wiio
lias been at Blandiurd, Iowa, since
Jannaiy 1st, Inn loft that place for
groenor pastures In Illinois.
Tim course of lectures by Prof.
Hill will be given at nn early date. His
being called to St. Joe to examine ca
dets tho iJ7th, compelled him to recall
his appointments fur last Friday aud
A brakuman on the T, V, train had
thu misloituuu to have his foretlngcr
mashed off, and his hand otherwise
mutilated while attempting to mako a
coupling hero la-t Saturday night,
Tht-ro being no physician in Corning,
ho could not get it drossed until he
During last week n set of "rakos,"
who were hauling corn over from Ne
braska, mado a daily business of getting
drunk and tearing around in a matiHor
that was a dUgraoo to our town, espec
ially when wo protond to havo a town
organization for tho purposo of protect
ing our citizens ngaiuot 3iioh lawless
ness. As wo tiiko up our pen to notieo
tbo happenings ot tho past week, wo
aro f.addotmd to rocord tho death of
Mrs. Sohecle. She dloi at her homo a
hall mile west of Corning, Sunday ovo
nlng, January 28th, of lung lovor, after
four weeks ofintonso sutlering. she
was born in the Kingdom ot Hanover,
Germany, December 9th, 1820, and ro
tuoved with her husband to America
FEBRUARY 2, JL88H.
almttt twenty uaia ago. She lived a
patient, christian llf'i. endearing her
celf to all for tier many virtues. The
I ooinninully deeply sympathize with tin!
'sorrowing family, especially the poor
jold man, who trod life's pathway so
I long with hor, and ho now h is n-areo-ly
a ray of sunshine left to gladden his
What has become of our German
j Chrrlle D.itid has been quite nick
for several das.
Will Rostock, of Oiegon, wai in
I the city, last week.
I Mr. L. P. Graham (Fuzzy) was in
j town last Wednesday.
I Dr. Collins, thu tooth carpenter.
J was hero on Monday last.
! Fears aro entertained of another
serious oveillow this spring.
Born, Tiieday, January '2;!ul,tw
the wife of Riley Simms a boy.
Puid H. Wright, the St. Jon Her
aid tramp, was in our city la-t Monday.
Our grain buyers are having omo
tumble in getting cars fos their ship
-"Big cooled" Gene Blake, of the
Rock Port Mail, was iu town ou Thurs
day. Efforts are being made to get the
Tennesseeans here utter tho Oregon
Quarterly Hireling of the M. K.
church, Suuth, was held hero last
(,'raig is getting aestiietie. The
north bound night train gets here at
A social parly and dance took
place at tho residence of 'Squire Meek,
last Wednesday evening.
The wife of Mr Rogers has como
back. It will be remembered that she
deserted him some few week- ago.
Will I) i ury, of Mound City, was
hero Sunday. Will devotes his tune be
tween Oregon and Craig pretty evenly.
Dr. Smith ha been reading "Un
cle Tom's Cabin," but says that is not
what makes his eyo.sso red, as though
he had been weeping.
Mr. Phillips, our photograph man,
has accepted a push Ion, as ttaveling
agent, with Indurmlll, the photograph
er's mpp'y man, ol St, Juo
Dr. Tracy has been ill for a week
Miss Cora Durham came up trom
St. Joe on a visit to friends hero Mon
day. George Postal has returnod l the
city, and intends eitlior to buy or build
Misses Amanda Kerns and Eva La
coy wero visiting friends In our city, la-t
Will S. Gay has moved lo Dotham
to take charge of a dry goods store
Our churches now engage in union
prayer meetings every Wednesday
Mr. and Mrs. Kavanangh, ot Gra
ham, were visiting Mr. snd Mrs. Brink,
James Cason is doing well, and
hops to ho able to bo put of bed by
Mr. Ferguson intends to buy prop.
crty this spring and permanently make
his homo here.
Mis Gertie Meok returned homo
Monday from i weok's visit to relatives
iu Shnip's Grove,
Tho mooting at thu M. K. church is
still in progiess aud quite mi interest
has been awakened.
Dr. I. N. Miller intends going to
Dotham in tho course of a few weeks
to pructico medicine.
Mr. Groves, of Forest City, will he
come a citizen of tho Mound in the
cotirso of a few weoks.
There will bo protracted mcc lug
at tho Christian church, beginning Fri
day night, February Snd,
Mayor H. C. Popper 1ms romoved
his office into tho front room up stuirs
in tho lloblltzo building.
IIo:s, Jonas Whitmor, our reprc
oiitatlvo at Jefferson, oamo homo Fri
day and returned Monday.
Robert and R, C, Wolls moved on
Monday to their farm near Forbes that
they recently purchutod of C. C. Akin,
Dr. Ashworth has boon looking
around town here for a few days for a
house. Ho intends locating hero if ho
can procure a hoti.su to owuupy,
C. C. Anln, A. II, Jamison, and
Dr. Meek have sulf-locking dour nidi-
i cators on their otlleo doors, by which
poisons who call during their altsi-nce
i may knu v at what minute lliey will iv
i Frank B Pitcher, a foi mer tcsideut
i of this phuv, and on of D. S. l'itolmr,
lis In mo uuiivMt. Ho is engaged In i
I tut ttmfMi ii 1 1 In mill ittltilm 1iii.ti tutcu tl 1
! Doming, Now Mexico This Is his li.X
visit home iu nine years.
Lun Groesbook and Noah Mnnkor.s
I had a knockdown last Friday, in j
j which Munkers was considciably u-ed i
up. n out tun imn.-uity was, or wno
i was the aggressoi, we have not learned.
No complaint lias, as et, been ina.le
befom the major or our Justice.
' Wo enjoyed the pleasure on Sun
day of listening to i-no of the ablest I
sermons wo have heard tor a good
while. If was preached by the PreMiv
Iteiian minister here at the I'roshvter
Man church. Ho Is an unusually In- ,,v,.imi. All liad a jollv time. Forbes
strtietivo preacher. His sermons aro j WH rir,.4e,lte,i ,y Miss Mollle Do
j thoughtful, logical, practical and brief ; j un
and. though pos.o-.od ot none of the j Jks Ml,yur ,a boon do
graces of orato.y, he gains tho atten-j lHim,d froln .i.nul for Miveral daj.s by
lion oi in cry tuiiiMiiir mourner oi uir
i congregation and holds it to tho cloe
Mound Cltv can boast of one c'li
I .....Mini .... ....i, ... .
, Zen who is a judge of works ol' art, and
j especially of art a ; shown iu the pro -
dilutions nf iiiMiraueo ealoi ilars No
1 not only I as tho good taste to look up -
i lit .i i . i i i
I ou and admire them, but lit! is engaged
in niakiiic a collection of Mich. Anv
one having .-uoh for salo-for he buvs
.. ,n , ' ,
them and paws for them at tho rate ot
, 1, , , 1
'2.IC each tor second-hand damaged
well tp call 011
, 1 . 1 . 1
C. C. Akin, or leave
sale to htm.
. ., .. ... ,
at the .News olliec tor
Sometime in Julv last Polk Bams-
1 1 ti V; I HUH 1 o mil wi .
I tor was charged with interfering with! S).1in,K school last '1 liur.sday
I "l,r marshal while arrowing certain , nj,lt W(l, Lll ulu,dod. Some twon-
parties engaged in a breach of tho tj7lvc ()u.j,njan.s wero out, and tho
i peace hem and a warrant was sworn i liuuu w.w owdod.
1 out lor his arrest. He has boon back ou Tuesday night of last wouK some
Uevoral tlnus since, hut tor .some reas 1 f0,-,v.U, yoUng people called on Mrs.
on or other was not in uistcd. One J Wat'son to rpeml tho evening, and
jeviiiing lat week, deputy inai.s'ial . Uitll v' Mtyi-thoy liad 11 bushel of fun.
Inks attempted his arnst, but he ran ' aitbongh he' had to go eight miles after
j and could not be caught Thinking ,, j,,,.
j tho marshal could not mako an arrest jj j), Wal' or lias purchased twoii'
otitsido the city limits, ho lias been lv !a.,TS jning Ins farm ou the north
coming to those limits but roiualniug: n ir nj,,n.j, Allen. Mr. W
I just oul.sidn them, to show his contempt j t U10H lU nuw ,r will at least,
ot 1 tie authorities. i rtday last, nowov.
ei, deputy constable, Newion, armed
hiuiolf with the warrant for Ins arrot
and pi nccedod to take his man and
bring him heforu tho mayor. A trial
was liad, Banister convicted and lined
ton dollars. Even till yet, Banister
cannot understand how it is that so
small a man as Nowton could come
out.sldu thu city limits and persuade so
powerful a man as liu (Banister) is to
face tho mayor. All that is needed in
such oa-os is persuasive neryc.
The hog buyers are busy receiving
and hhipping hogs. Price iSo.oOy.o. 75.
Orvtllu Graves has returned Imm
his Arizona tiip, it not a better, a wiser
- Houses are In demand, and wo
think it would pay better to invest in
houses than in catt:e.
James Dvclio, representing the
Kansas Mutual Life Association, is the
guest of T. J. Williamson.
Mr. Onirics Baker, of Montana,
and Mr. Charles Graves, of Maryxlllo,
Missouri, hvo stopping In tho city.
Married, by Esq. Wilkinson, nt tho
residence of Peter- F. Baker, Mr. J. B.
Stallcini and Miss Clara Baker, both 01
Mr. Pnllon of Forbes, has bought
one hundred acres ol timber off of tho
Sutton tract, and lias a lot ot men cut
ting it Into oord-wood. Price, $1,'200.
Largo quantities of willow aro be
ing cut and shipped from this place to
a point opposite ltulo to ho med iu pro
tecting thu banks of tho river at that
Died, in New Mexico, Jan. 20th,
Mrs. Boyd, wifo of Simeon Boyd and
daughter of Robert Notley. Her re
mains arrived hero the 24th, and wore
lutoiTod at the burying ground neat J.
Some lurmera bsvo their ooru yet
Wo havo hoard sovoral say that
their poaches aro till killed.
The farmers say that thoir wheat is
not hint !-y tho cold weather so far.
Wo notlco sovoral extra trains on
thu K. C, road iu the last few waeks,
Several of our Jarmers droye thoir
fat lings to market last week.
No wonder the Forbes correspon
dent wanted us to give him u rest
about Deinocrutlc whiskey, as it Is so
They had a social hop down in
il.o Chamber's district one night last
week It was somewhere in the Quick
' "oighburl.ood, and wo am told that,
! ' Ml mum,,uW 1,11,1 ,luW"
Some sickness lu this neighbor
Miss Lura King tins been Miffcring
with neuralgia for eight or ten days.
Vis. Sam Duoloy has several rela
tives from Iowa, visiting in this neigh
hoihond. V Hunt il'iiiirlitm- of Mis. John
Witl())( )iv,)(f f,lMm.r down the cicek,
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-.Soiree at Mrs. Snider's last Fmlay
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i-ii r I may iik'ihiii innmt
' o'clock, a little sun ol Mr. Craig, a man
; ,.)agod at Kimball & Landroy's saw
, :i,id, died of .something like diphtheria.
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laigo crop of corn, last week.
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bleigh-ridlng bup:nded toi lack ot
t 1.'.i.il.,i- tii1t.-u nf ir:l 1 )i uri 1 1 his
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coin oeiore long.
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I Mrs. George Ihonias, who lias
'been voiv sick, is now recuperating at
.,,!, m,. u.iniiud Kii.ini-
1 mvu rnnghuess for his team quaken
! iufi li!irb.
One of I lie fair sex at si elliug
.school verified the saying that
" Nature, hniarllal In tier i'ihK
Win-., slie nmile man Hi'" sirmnjest,
la lu. lice tlii'ii. In make aincnits
Maile Miniiun's inline, tint lout;-'
TIIE PniNOE OF LIFE.
Thouislits for thu iiunilay Scho'.l Worker.
Your lesson for next Sunday will bo
iu Acts a : 1-2--21.
Uoblen Text. In him was life; anil
the life was the light of men- John: 4.
'lime A. D. 'J ho afternoon of tho
day on which the lame man was lieal. d.
I'lnve. soloiuun's Porch, on tho
e -stern side of the temple.
1, Crowded congregations and over
flowing prayei-meetiugs are of small
account, mivu as they aro roganliil ana
improved as opportunities to exalt auu
pi cadi Christ (V'lselS).
42. TI10 true disciple makes haste to
ascribe the glory of all tho good ho
does to thu Master hlmsoll; thu efficien
cy is not in us, but from above (.verso
H None aro so utterly Mind and hard
as those who havo sinned against great
light. Pilante, the Rouiau, saw wore
clearly and had tenderer impul'es than
tho long favored Jews (verses 18-16).
i. What thu church wants that it may
command thu having power of Christ
for itself and for others, is more faith
to lay hold upon him as now and
everywhere 11 present, almighty, will
ing Saviour (verso Iti).
S. Peter did nut begin his address with
words of comfort; ho pierced the con
science as with slurp arrows: but ho
took caio to lu toudor us well as faith
ful to heal as well astowom.il; and lu
all thl ho is a safo oxamplo for all tlmo
(versos 17, 18).
G. God often makes use of human
wickedness to accomplish saving pur
poses (verse lb).
7. 'Repent ye therefore;" that word
therefore suggests that there are abun
dant reason for repentance. It is a
right, rational, who thing to do. Cons
eionco urges It; God's patlonoe. and
great promises invito it. Sins blotted
out, times of refreshing bore, iwd a
place in the heavenly klng-Lm, are
among the blessings offered.. (verso 19).
8. Jesus is somehow, .-and at some
time, to como,agaiu,innd thu 1 arth shall
yet be as no ?iteu re.tored By re
peiitancsi, faith., u'k1 fidelity all tf us
may hvlu to.bjwten on that good day
i (veisesSO, '21).