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OKI. V. Ill I KF.IIT,
NANMK H. Wt t'KKllT.
Kclltnra n1 Pnlillhr.
OntVo.r I.O I Thlr Mmili ,
Si M.mtln a I 5lngl Cupl M
Emnr1 cclln to ll cl ol Cotrel ll
poo office tl Rich Hill, Mconrt cU Kail malla
An even hundred graduate
from the Naval Academy at An
apolis, Md., received diplomas
from Secretary Bounepartc
The Drainage survey has been
completed and estimates of cost
made and it all foots up about
s4M),(Kh) and about three years
to rinupletc the job.
The Kepublicans of Hates
. - !. . . 1 . . . ..ti.-ftli
tl.in!.- n'miit f.mdidatps for COUn- I
ty offices and tlie selection of n
county central committee.
preliminary to a lose analysis
Last Friday Congress passed t,r all the facts in the given case.
-l-M private pension bills. Seven- ;s h-yond them, and their deil-entv-fi
ve ,,er cent of the benetici- ..jt,m.y proluls them to a distor
aries are reported to be blind or tin of rrt.,njsos rather than
beu rmiien. Jtheir recognition and their use
j in reaching conclusions f.tvora
Sec rotary of Navy Bouneparte j hie to their cause. In all of these
is a man after our own heart on limitations such men are smart
the 'question of hazing asprae-jhut ni t wise; tricky, but not
ticed at our Naval Academy.
The government has no need for
brates as officers in the navy or
any where else.
The lirazillian Congress has
voted an appropriation of $100,
(KH)for the reception and enter
tainment of delegates to the Pan
American Congress which will
meet in Kio de Janerio next
spring. Secretary Elihu Root
will attend the congress.
Why not have our street com
missioner try the road dragon
our surburban streets so as to
show our farmer friends wheth
er it can be made a success or
not. Almost every farmer in I'r.o
vicinity of Rich Hill comes to
town several times a year and
would thus have an illustration
of the practical utility of the
State Treasurer Gmelich re
ceived in the month of January
Jsi.hiIj interest on state deposits.
fur January 1905 the receipts
from the same source were J.-
110. An increus of 1,71.". S01
41... 1 .
the state goes marching on to
1 . , Aii i
financial success. And her peo-
pie to greater prosperity under!
tho honiMVotit. t.olh-v of tl,oKJ
' J " I i
publican party and efficient Re
In speaking of public and pri-
vate municipal ownership the' , . , .
l, 1 0 ie f jot out to one foot up, hverage
Kansas C ity Star scores the fol-1 . ,, , . , . , .
. .depth about eleven feet, nukme
low ing good jioint
Private ownership, at least,
brings out side capital to 11 city in
large amounts, leaving the city
fl'.l,. f.k !.,.-..,, ........ I
. . . , ' 1
utii vf luutmr ivi ll.vil tliU lleo- j
ed things that earn no cash in j
haiid profits uiuU therefore, must ',
Le provided by the city itself, if
at all. There are many of these
We are in receipt oftheWh.
annual repurt of the bureau of
Mines nnd Mine Inspection of
the state of Missouri by compli
ments of Secretary of Uureau J.
W. Marshteller. It is a perfect
mine of information upon a sub
ject that should interest every
citizen of the sta'e. Of Hates
county he says "Rates county
has a surface area of hTJ squure
miles. As a coal producing I .
... . i ti
county it lias Jong stood in high
rank among the coal producing
counties of the state. Its annual
output for the year 11H4 was
-lid tons, placing the county sixth
in rank among the great coal pro
ducers. Take it altogether the
rt'lHjrt liu'kes an excellent show
jng for the mining industriei of
t ho sUdo and speaks well for the
efficiency of the official jjjuuao'C-
"Smart" Men la Politics.
The following taUen fifun nu
editorial in the (I lobe Democrat
of riven t date fx presses a fact
so well known to observers of
politics and Judith-inns that we
call special attention to it .so the
reader can take pleasure in pick
ing them out among those lie
"That there are "smart" men
in Missouri politics can go with
out the saying. Then? are men
in the politics of this state inca
pable of understanding how suc
cess is to be made possible with
out a trick. Their enthusiasm
is not for the success of a man or
a cause, but the success of some
crooked device. The intellectu
al processes of practical politics,
the formulation of -arguments
calculated to convince, the organ
ization of separate units of
strength into compact bodies an-
imated by the common purpose
. . ' . ...
j of serving the end in view, are nil
foreigh to them. A concession
jof everything which is a fact, as
trustworthy; tit for employment
in fetching and carrying, but not
in the larger work of politics.
This is to be clearl seen in the
unfortunate complications which
have arisen in the contest for the
seat in Congress of the lith Mis
There is no need to name them
the reader can pick them out in
all parties. Even among the re
formers. To the Citizens of Bates County.
The work assigned to us as
viewers of drainage district No. 1
having been completed, we thought
it pioper leuier the circumstances
I to give th prit:cp.il items ol our
report as wide publicity as possible
among our citizens, for this project
for the reclamation of the oveiflow
lan.U along the Marais des Cygnet
River, has been the subject of much
discussion, and we doubt if there is
a man who keeps in touch with the
affairs of our county, but what has
expressed himself either for or
against tlrs proposition.
We have located 1 he main ditch
as asked for in the petition, as we
UCIIUCU Ull UVCI OIC IMUUIK H
that no other route was nearly so
From ,he ,m",', (N,"Vel
.1--: ij 1 1. . .1.,.
Bridgr) to the cmssing of the liver
at a point about three fourths of a
mile souih of I'ltpmsville budge.
fill, nmw rltMtitM.1 uill Iti. in f.il
., , , ., , ,
the width at the top u little more
than bo ft.
Fioin the cio,si:ig of the river at
tiiis point to the outlet into the
Usage Kiver tlx widih of bottom
will be 6 ft. and ihe wi I1I1 of the
lop fiom bG to 110 ft At ihe
crossing of the old channel above
Nyhan, the ditch will be 16 ft. deep
and where it ciosf near i'upius
ville it will be 10 ft. The total
length of the main ditch will be
23'j miles, ami will have a uniform
fall of i.u feet per mile. This
uniformity of grade line 1 almost
unknown in dtioiiAge enginecting,
for such a long distHiice.
The water will have a velocity
sufficient to travel Ihe entile length
of the ditch in eight bouts, or emp
ty itself three limes every twenty
four hours. The lime rnjuircd for
water to cover the same distance
irough the old channel by caieful
calculations made from timing
diifts, is not less than 31.' days. It
will thus be seen the new ditch
would discharge ten times as much
water as a channel of same six-;
weie it as tortuous as the livrr
The survey devtloprd such fall
thut in our opinion it whs not r.rc
essury 10 cut any ot the hcrdi in the
old channel to auomplulj tbc r-
It was found llmt die amount of
monev necessary to complete this
woik nd provide for hII expense
mill contingencies would be $407,
$) (. $15,0110 no ot which wm
assessed ng:tint 1 tie railroads and
$6,000.00 ".gainst the county roads
that are s expensive to keep up on
account ot overflows. The County
tins, ever since we have luul the
roads an I biidjies across the hot-
toms, been at a regular yeaily ex -
pense to keep up the bridges wash-
ed out nnd in helping to rebuild
Crades, aside from the expense of
watching Ihe bridges during floods.
This improvement will, beyond
question, relieve the County of this
expense and worry, and the roads
once pat in shape utter this im
provement is completed, will be,
and stay, the best roads in our
This left $388,506.64 to be as.
sessed against the land. The dis
trict contains 4 t ,30 acres of land
which we clasviNed for benefits
from 10 per cent to 100 per cent.
This mikes the expense against the
land rrceivin-4 full benelils $10.03
per acre, or $537. 29 lor each 40
acre tract. The tax for p.iyiug this
assessment, for ihe first five years
will he very little in excess of the
actual interest, which will give the
land owner ampie oppoitunity to
derive some revenue from their
land before anything except this
small amount will have to be paid.
We included in our estimates an
item of $27,500 for bridges, eleven
of which will be built across ihe
main ditch, and five over the
We very much expect that our
construction work will be sold
enough below the estimates, and
with the money saved in other
ways, to reduce the cost of Ihe
wotk almost $(.00 yer acre on fully
benefitted lands. This money (he
Court could use in buying our
bonds, or in additional wok on
main ditch, as would seem btst to
Any person who is assessed, has
the privilege, if he desires, of pay
ing his tr?s in cash, as provided
in Section S316, Revised Statutes,
instead of allowing bonds to be
issued on his lands.
Some people having no imme
diate interest in this matter, harbor
a fear that by some hook or crook
this expense will be taxed against
the County. It might not be out of
place to say here for the benefit ot
T2k experienced farmer
has learned that some
grains require far differ
ent soil than others ;
some crops need dificr
enthandling than others.
He knows that a great
deal depends upon right
planting at the right
time, and that the soil
must be kept enriched.
No use of complaining
in summer about amis
take made in the spring.
Decide before the seed
Xfc best time to reme
dy wasting conditions in
the human body is be
fore the evil is too deep
rooted. At the first evi
dence of loss of flesh
should be taken imme
diately. There is noth
ing that will repair
wasted tissue more
quickly or replace lost
flesh more abundantly
than Scott's Emulsion.
It nourishes and builds
up the body when ordi
nary foods absolutely
Wt tflU hfdyo M umplt fit.
U ftur thai thU
lt-tur id tt (hih
ft lLrt l ( th
wrtir ut mvtf
ImhiU ot aUmultuwa
409 Pearl Strstt
yx. aa4 I
ltliene people, thai the decision of
the County Court it its August
term. 1905, in their flndioir In fa
vor of lha petition of J. F. Kern
and other, oigani.ed this drainage
district, and it i now nnd has been
ever since, as distinct an organiza
tion foi the purpose of assessment
and taxation as any school district
or township in the County, and it
would be just as reasonable to say
that School District No. I could
jvote bonds to build a school house
in District No. 1 as for the expense
'ot this woik to be put upon the
The management of this district
is entirely in the hands of the Coun
ty Court, and, if as clsimed by the
people, the bonds can not be sold
then the couit could collect such of
these assessments as would tie nec
essary to meet the expenses already
There if no way by which this
drainage district Can be relieved of
paying the bills which it owes to
We were well received along the
entire line of our work and found
less opposition than we expected.
As our people get a better knowl
edge of the work, and the law un
der which it is being done, the
opposition becomes less.
Jno. J. March,
W. J. Baku,
Senator Warner was the lead
ing orator Monday night at the
banquet of the young Republican
Club of Baltimore, in honor of
Lincoln's birthday. A commit
tee went over from Baltimore to
Washington, composed of leading
active Kepublicans to form the
Senators escort. Great stress
was laid on the fact that the prin
cipal speech was delivered by the
fir.st border state Republican
Senator that ever addressed it.
The Senators retention was a
Tlie Republican Members of
Congress from Missouri are ac
iuitting themselves nobly. They
are all pulling for the interests
of Missouri, well knowing that
what will benefit Missouri will
benefit like interests in every
state in the union. This is Re
publicanism. This is right and
you can always detiond upon true
blue genuine Republicans doing
what is right. See what Shar-
tel has done for the sine mining
interests of the state and the
fast mail nervice. Senator War
ner will have long pending war
claims adjusted and the money
paid into our State treasury. It
uya to have the right kind of
representatives in our Lrgisla-
Notice Im hereby tflveii, Thntlettera
the estate of
Wiirn-n Idttleflehl deen-d. have
lMen icrauteil to the utiderHlirne, by
the liatea County Probate Court, III
r.iteit County, MUxourl, lieitrliiMT
date the Mil day of February, I la Ml.
All htmoiim liuvfnc rial in imntnKl
iili tnte nrv re.pilrv.1 toexhlt.lt
them to me tor allownnee wltliln 01. c
year from the date of auld let (era, or
they may !. pmlud.-d from any
benefit of eiicll eMute; and If nald
tliilaiH lie not exhllilted within two
yenra from the date of the publica
tion of thin notice, they will 1 for
M.llliiUl.T Fl.l.K.N IJTTI.KriKI.il,
Tlie Cascatone Mitlicine Co.
md family medicine.
They have also in connection a
, . ,
onsulting department wher
atients cos u It their apecialista
n chronic and deep aeatod dia
ises, including diseases of wo-
nen, diseases of tho toniach,
i .er and bowels, diseases of tlie
ye, ear, nose, throat and chest.
Idney and urinary organs. Alii
.ttal diset'es acute nd chronic '
'iles tui'cehsfully and ierina-
icutly turelor money refunded.
'onsultatron,' -vxainination and
advioo free. Address The Coir
suiting Department of tho Caav
.stono Mcdicino Co., Kuha DIdg.
.N'.CiU. Kt., KitU Xllg Mo, 1
made to your measure
You niny wlect the ni.'tterlul from our hnudouit-, ix-vv t- i in
atock and hare your new iiklrt iiiikIi toymir iitanur l nuui
tallorn. thus rumoring it tH-rf.-et fitting irimnt.
Why Buy McClure's?
McClurv'a MaKiirlnu U bought nnd rvml In home not I-m .oi-c It U
inaffnlnt-, but itocnuao It U thk iiiiik.iiIih-.
FiuhT Thk Thick. Itcoataliut one dollar a yt-nr. r . tL.o, t. -i
cvnta a nuinbt-r, for over thlrtwn hundred t n a oliimn puten f 1.
matter. Thtn ainountu In actual bulk to twenty or tw-nt.-iiw- t-n-.U
cotInjr nnywhere from a dollar to two dollar 11 volume
SmNi ijCAt.iTV. The reading matter Ih written ty Am ti, I . , ditur
wrlton the lii4t abort atiry svrlters, the lK-tt writerx on i!ku I. 1 r s i ! . .
the liettt w riter of Important serial, fuch aa l'hux'N lU niiui-ii i.n s (,r
It.iker'a Uallroiiil arttclea.
Thiki Timi.inkkh. The readlnjr matters In Ml lure i. n .t h -.,!
It 1h not only enterta'.iilnir, nintirtliiK. Inntrui tive nnd lii-.it:ii. it i ,il-.
ittHiur the vulip-cta In w hfcli you and all AiueruaiiM are i,mm i;.t. r. ,1 .,:
t lie time. No BtibjectH In the next twelve tuoiitlm im- oin to 1-
portnnt an thequextlon tif railroad rate and relnite nn-l Hit
of llf Insurance. 15oth of thette pieKtlona will v !1--i!mM l.
in nu Impartial, careful, lutervtltin way.
Fot'KTH tin t'll AH AITKll. Mci'lurv'x Mnuxlue I.h not edit, d f,
dren. but at the ttatne time, there In never 11 line In It that an.v in'm: : !r I
might not read. Its ad rertlnlug pnjxe are an clean w lt c. !!',. 1 p.
In your hotne la Intended to work only for jrood. Fend $1(0 t f,.r
on year' aubwrlptlon, or leave an order t your bookxtoie Nov. iuUt
and lecen:lier trev with new hiilim rlptloim for H!
8. S. SIcCLL'HK COM I'ANY, 47 Kant 1 Stm t. M:W VH:K
Y'on can earn a kcmmI Imome ly tnkin iii the I'iimmh--- i f .., uti.
aiitwM rllxTn for Mct'luri-'n. It U cleun ami eli-n-Mi i 11 - n .( . i 1. .1 1
ony lunrt or wouiiin would like to reireM-ut. I lie ui v U .,r , 1, ii ; o 1
nulMMrrlptlon, lu Hililttloti to Oltf caU orlnn for the teil nmi,. i nt.'
to-day for full particular.
TALE OF A FICKLE SAILOR.
V4 m an F.srnpl to Illustrate ta
InatabUlty of a TtU
Vfajror Weaver, of tbo aakDd rlty
of rbllltdclph'.is. was talking to a re
porter about a ery astute and wily poll-
tlr.,n- wit tb Buffalo Enquirer.
thla man to JoanythfB bedco'twant
to do. Cornered, he td ranees argument
after irgumeut against tbe course you
Ofslre him to pursur. Me bglna Willi
weak argument. You think you've gut
blm. Hut Just aa victory appear ax
aured, be puts forth a final argument
that !a InntinrAhl & final arfftmirnf
that flra you thoroughly.
"Tn fellow U HW a Bckle aallor of
t Vt as r)A rcm w e-M TMa as as 1 1 s m t -v
h.nrt.rtm. J ' ,I,,,T",
baodaome and gay. Tbe girls liked blm.
and La, I fsar. liked tbe flrls. The fol
lowing eoovaraatloa, one aioonllglit
might. In tb tropin, j.aased between
lil ru and a youag woman:
"Than, Jark, when shall we be mar
ried? "'But I promised tnr wife. rt.
trt. that I would never marry a sec
'The young girl, beautiful In Ibe flat
tering moonlight, murmured:
" 'Would you raat ma off for (he suUo
ff a promise to a dead woman?"
" But aha Isn't dead yet. a!l tb
THE SURVIVAL OF ANIMALS
Bow tho Various I poeiea Kanag to
Zacapo Zatamlnatloa by Nat- .
Ttotr Is the balance of life on tb
glob maintained? Why hare not spe
cie eitermlnaied apeelea? Wby hav
Dot tb bird lUrminated tb Insects,
and th bawka and owla itrmlDated
th birds? Hcaui tb Insects are so
much mor prolific than th bawka and
owl. Tbe bawka and owla r i.
retrietd aa to food. Th more
?'pi" " !,m, Ih- r,', rt
too chance of aurrlelDg. write John
Burrougba. in Outfng. if wolve and
fui eotild brows ilk deer and aheep
!,,ll,rib!,,,h', w?uld u "
ta Utter specie,
Tbe potato bug baa unduly Increased
,n 1 becaune ft fool Is abundant
r"!!'.'!'"? not.pre1' TL
forest worms tbrcaUned to deatroy tb
maple woods of kui aerttoo ttll ita
""i'. b lcbnumo By, appeared.
SJJ'ti!" "V, ,0
iraua braua thttr aaturaJ eeeailea
b not kept pc.
Cowlda't XaUfy Hlmo.lf.
IBS cooy ui aa unknown man waa
fouwl In Carthage, Mo., rectntly. It was
bnauiy idtntlfled aa that of a certain
Cartbaglnian. II wan a man of grim
bumor. Hearing tbt repurt, b want to
tb Biorg'i. look4 at tb body with
ear. lko oltreoly gag positively d
clart 4 tk td WM set tlxssUV
. T. Tr!t.
S t-w - t-1 1 n ((
- t ylv
Evirt'lOiM l II .'.
TIIIS SSTYMS1I NK1HT tnndfof i;indoiu
gmy mittln?, in nlue ;ore M.vli', wilh nnrrow
French Inp mania, plaited from the w.'il't
You inny hnve It mnd In Mack or culun d
liiatcrlaU If you prvfer. You can buy this niaii
t.'Ulorvd Hklrt lierv, inado to your esiu t tneim-urx-inetit.
II II! I10I 1 1 U-m
THISHS A VALUABLE COIM.
Sliver Dollar Coinca in l)-f 1 V.'wiilJ
Bring the Fiuilcr 0 Fni.c-y
"Watch oiir nlht-r lii.'.lj: . a: 1 a
Kantaa City banker. !... a o,-hiss to
the J'Hirnal. is mjiiuiIiii tJf a 1 ,un,n.
tnatlst an well as a m it.rj-n.akir. ' if
you find one with 1 In- i'at- Is ( v . , r,
get a fan.y inice f..r it. (if .'.! ;! u...
lam colr.i il l- tho I'nli.-d S'utt.-. that 11
the rarer) mi l int criht'v."
Thfn he explained that the rl.it
were against on turnii'K up I v a; 1 j e
as there are only nix of 1 1; 0 1 !iise Kt ut
111 i3 iu ' 11 Me lire, 1 i.ry i,im- I t r. c i 1
from $t.0 to $ 0 1 ui h. Tl. first i..-aut-a
of ullver ilollar I i;:-. U:
worth from to (a, h ioii
that ituntiiand a prrm'.iim inr tla- ci f
1N.M. IS." J ami IS.'.K There at.- two
tern dollar of 1K1S an 1 l :j that me
They were coined an r.!tirts ait
never circulated. Ititsmn j- j ni.
M.W there were tin ci!v r tloKuiN c.lt.ed
or put in clniil.t' !'in,
3,000.000 American I'ia; s Aia-ui: l!y.
I'atrlotirtn h! tifriur tin- I i--.-, ,,' a
gral Anierlran hi luniry i'i . :u , f
the ama.liiK ln ti ne .r 1 ;i i i. t i. f : u-
llielll In tlii fuuiltry l!url:;f. t!,.- in-t
iwailn the iiiaiiiifm tiiio t f ."..! 1 ;. a
flaax baa quadrupled. Mm.- o, ,.- ,1,.
j ixxi Ktar KpangV.1 Hauliers ai nu-i;:- o
uiaile of rilk nmt l.uiiiit I ;:t 1 ,,; .,,
only a mnull jiortlcin of the t,.i .1 1 ni.i
ter of I'nlted Htati rlarti Ilia! r.rr I im n
that live and die tetr Jar.nnry an 1
January. In remoie f.it t:;it- c. i:i. ;ri '
w bete ten year aivi t he r.ut iiii-ui ri.ii 1 4
were laiely aeen. tvi r Miii.o,:.. 1 , . ,(.
tdoii witneKhea a fla: ilihp!.-. I
had been, aildid to the i.ims. h. ;, n. .
from Maine to Califorrla ar.I In i;i
(Julf of Mexleu to the CauaUUu Hi e
American Good in K::p'u.
A tntlo of fchnpa in St. t.-r irt?.
and 1 found only one whih ilu-pi 4 .1
an art tela of lirltish ni.tin: ,. 1 -,.;
Could it Imi iKKiilileT (liv - i-,u
alk the mi tin- dtant 0 In I'i i'i:i 1 -;,.-i
and New York. I aHurcd in -.-. ; r w.fi
tbe like result. Ma! lii-u; 1, ji-i '1.1:1
monger's with Its nhi) ton l rra.i,. , 1
W illi txils )f every desi rip! lor ; ; , i lu
larrUra, iilaner center mvs, f.
ax-heads, apeed-liHlli'uii i f.. . k
aud the thounand and ohh utnih v
tho engineer and mei -li.il, ie. Mj ()v
fastens eagerly 011 a d- n unl 1, ,.
look lliem over one. tiv one. AD u;adi
la U. 3- A. London N011
II Had a Cn4.
"Pa. what a oiunlpri seiu-e?'1
"It la being veryhvrv at (Io
"Ciee!" replied the h.i. HlOr he i,x
acratihcl bis Ml ear nml !, bp. ,-,
and had ruhbed hi UiL(i.i:i.: iiur
cer cf the b'oktat. "I ui.- ihu luv.a
must b that klud." Cfcirtfco record-llvull