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The worst tMng about roniroon I
Happenings in Missouri.
Long Delayed Letttr.
When Professor Alliun Stewart m
In (lie CdlaiiRKoH Inlands, 111 1'JOt., jatU
MliiK iq.eclmoiia fur Kansas Mat. uni
versity, tlx vessel Ktu(i)M-iJ at I'ostof
offl( Buy ami lio iiiiilloit a letter
ttinp to Ills nioiher. In O'.lessu. l'rf
f('!iir Hewnrt Is In rerelpl of word
from Ills niolli.r that tti' litt.r li j
Jti.-t ticcti tei.lviil. Tlie Gal.iiniK'H
Islamls art- fcltiiad'J off tin' West coast
cf tioir.h Atnetici anil off the track of
regular vvk'1, the ' ainei h fuux
fast of tin tn unj tin? balling vHcli
west. Some years bko a Hiltish man
of war placed a barrel iioii a I"st In j
a llttl. hay and any passim; vevsels .
Kti) to take the mall from the barrel.
ThU criult? poFtofflce fias ptven th?
name of the hay which Is known as j
Postoffic hay. The letter left in tnv
barrel hy Prof-or Stewnrt October
1, lSi5. remained there until February
22. I?'1;, when It was tnk'Tt ont by a
paM-lug yacht. Thk letter was stained
hy water an.l badly faded and had also
Ix-en eaten hy ins. cts. Sirs, S-tewart
will send the letter to her w and lie
will ken It as a curiosity.
Robe for Missouri Judge.
When the Missouri supreme court
lu-vls next October In the new $:.'..
Coo court building for the regular fall
term of court, the seven indites will
1 attired In (towns. This decision "as
reached at a recent jneetim; of the
Jmlttes. MlMwiurl, It 1 said, will he
the first of the western states, ex
cept t alifornia. to ad.t this old cua
torn of the bench. The supreme omrt
Jj.lij.w of the I'tilted Sta'e "jave nl
way do att!nJ themselves, an I the
practice uImo exists In nome of the
' Katie rn Mates notably In New Yot k
wher- for ninny year the suiro iso
J'idi-'ea have Ir-cu clad In loiir ro'M
of black. Thg Innovation in the Mis
Koutl supreme court rM I'm" will l
I-leasiiip to the lawyers generally us
the state bar association recently
adopted resolutions siiKKesting the
old official garb for the sjprvi.ie
To Probe an Almshouse.
So thoroughly convinced wan the
governor by th rejKirta made thrwisiih
the state board of charities and correc
tioti of Immoralities at the Pulllvsn
county almshouse that tie aj.jsilnt.Tl
commltli-e. taken from the member-
hip of that board, with full power and
authority to make a searching lnvestl
ration. This committee- Ik combined
of Iter. FranV M. Crutcher. fallll
nithe; Janieg R. Moorchcad, I."Iiie
ton. and lnvld YV. It-"e. Willow
PprlnK. The conitulttve in chart:-d
lth lntrn tloiin to britu: the r?a!t r
Nf. .re the lefial Huthorltl.-x of th
cx.uiity If tliey lliel the vtori.w eeti
approai -h thoi, tnbl to the lna:d
Parted 62 Year Ago.
Klftytmo ).-.if nr H.tiry and
Fr.ink Srl.niJ, biotlj.-vn. spii:at.d
at their home near MaK tto u, lnd..
and they tin t for the f':rt time !nri
th-n at the Imme of Krank mm,
Port ir.aMer Kd Swov. Ur.d. at ltayl!ie
It Ih a hint; time biwr n n.lle. but it
wa only Inst year that they found out
that each wmm alive and thl U the
first opportunity tin1) have had to jcet
Saya He's Coming Back.
AUmt a month ici a N.-ol.n f.-lr!
t shot, but not fatally, by a Jilted
.--thenrt The ctime aroused the
coin 1110 n It y and t ai.'.n atii rat:i't
H. ixMi were off eri-t for hl rnt.t, N'o
liin ha alnce siKhteJ the Would tw"
assassin, hut the (slrl has lately reectt
ed a railroad oatniutket htter from
blrn sa.Untr he wutild Hn tettirn and
finish the Joh of kllllnit her.
Depoa.ta 163 M.tllona.
Tnkins- the tncirnse tu ihpoM's of
the state bans of kiTw o a h.iclH.
John Q lloyre, state l-ank comuila
slonei, estimates that the pe.p'e of
ttir state t)w have on il'-lt In
the Mate and nation. .1 banks fit"1,
innkmhi, or an Im-rense of $ 1 i.tnM.it-ti
since Januaiy I'., l'x'7. when the lest
tank statements wete tmu'.i-
To Copy the Records.
The oftlce buce III Adputalit (on
etal J. W. V. Ihulios' office will make
coiuph-ie copies of the muster In and
out records of the Kansas r i,l 110 1i! s
In the civil war this nmm. r It ill
he an all sun.mer's Job. as thciv are
fifty bljt records Til. y are tu bad
shape and In order to be r.rCM-red
must l . cop. onipl. t ly.
Th Prisoner Returned.
A j.tlM.ner lu ll at l'.ui.tsv I'.:.',
chais'.'d vtltll steallni: tuhlill tu.1.1. Ill
el , t srnp. d from jail and dl-Hpl-. ai ct
for a wivk. due moinlun he called nt
the !.h.iiff' home and Kald: "Well.
):e I uni." Asked why he h.i.1 run
av t tie piU .ii. r repll.d that he had
some t'lulness d"n at HhUe that
simp'y had to be n't. tub-d to
Dentist Cot Worst of II.
Tin' patient In th. deiitlt's chair
does led a)av c the woist of it.
(iver at K iio'etiostt r a f. ilns ae.o
k ileutlNt had a mitu In hi ih.dr who
I. oiited and closed tloan on the to
t. 1 s thumb ts'th l.U tt th llk. a hull
tl .y The ih utiit was uuabl to te
b-nse hlius.if until he Ihrew water la
Ike (all. tit's f 'e and r stott-d I I111 to
c. an 10 nsiiess. The bite hl d freely
ai l t'.e I rofelollal man was com
)!!..! to war l.ls soto (huxh la
t.iu!..ie I' T smttttl d.iys.
Queer Hog Feed.
The ki.'s of Houthcaxl MImhouiI ar
fatlenliiK on a crop that was planted
17 years iifo- a crop of 17 year l
ciihta SI new eaily spring the tioi;
of the f;ir:ncis In this section have
hiH'n KettlliK fat on Koliu-ihiriK they
found In t.ie ao.xls. and each farmer
kept woiidiYlni: whose corn crib tils
plus had found, for they came home
each nlKht nut for their feed, but only
to sleep; and every !ny they t.ioui.ht
home a layer of bacon and lard add' d
to their once lean ai.d ti tin 1 y h. idles.
The "rati splitters" of souih Mi .-.i"l
and Arkansas was fast beijs turned
Into prl?e lie rkshlres and Poland by
what or by whom the fanners did not
know ttntil a few days apo when the
wfxls burst Into sons; the wing f
the 17 year locust. . Ti en every one
renieiiite'cJ that Jist J7 years apo
this rouiitiy was lUit- d ty swarms of
these locusts and the a.i d was plante.1
for this year's crop. Since early sptln
the larvae which was to develop Into
a full Kowti singing locust has l-een.
working Its way up throuch the ground
wiiere It has laid dormant for po long.
cl-e to the surface of the soil where
it T. as readily found and d-rourd
ty the hueFry boss of the farmer,
who Is now reaping a crop which he
Knight Templar Officer.
The fotty-sixth annua! coteave of
the KnUhta Templars of Missviurl
utianiiim isly seletei1 (".lun.hla as the
ntxt place if mei tin-4. May 27 and 2i
elected for the ensuinK year; Gib V.
Carwm.St. Iiuis. R. K. j:raiid cotn
matnler; Wllllan Harvey, Kansas
City, V. K. I. jrri.nl ctiu.maader;
Arthur M Hot: ph. J.-ff.-rsoa City, K.
Kuhn. Karml.'ip ton. K. i;ru 1 captain
K-nral; John T. Nixon. St. liuia.
K. Grand s-nior warden; Pert R. Pee,
Springfield. K. prvnd Junior warden;
the Kev, John H. Miller. Nevada, K,
g'and prelate: J. It. Thomas, Al
bany, K. :rand treasurer; Hubert F.
Stevenson. Su LouU. E. pnsnd re
oord.r; John H. BaUfn-K, Moberly,
E. grand stand ird lieater; Millard F.
Faulkner, Kolla. E. prand nword
bearer; W. H. tlanry, St. I:ils, E.
Refused a License.
V. I Yandlver. sui-rlut ,-ndent of
tho Insurance depart itient. Muwd to
liceuse the Woodmaa Piotective a-
MK-Iatlon of Indiana to do r.u accident
lusuia nee business In the state. W. A.
Nonhcott. i:tlel State d. strict attor
ney cd lllltiols, and cTt lieutenant gov
ernor of that ttate. Is largely Interest
ed In thl asRocmtioti. The showlni;
made by the concern was not sttlsfac
toiy tu the Missouri department.
Appo ntmenti by the Governor.
Gov. Folk announced the appoiub
mem of the follow me coat oil Inspec
tors, 1,. M. White, for Mexico; Robert
J. lloyd. for Oweiisvllle; C. V. WlAl
tliorf for t nionville; J. K IVmukes.
for Salisbury; J. K Johnson for Cuba;
Jl. K. WrUht. for pamell; John Muck
shorn. f..r tlrei n count v, tice A T
W ear rcMcnol The pio-rn.ir also a-P-iinted
John W. Jacksoii to : public
I administrator of MoiitKomerx- county,
vice Wili;ht 1 Siliith.Jeceas.ed.
Weil Known Woman Dead.
Mrs Kl dor Sexton died at Fulton fe
ci ntly of patalvsls. aed 79 years
She was talce a widow being first the
widow of John li Williams, founder
ef th Fulton TeleKraph She was the
mother of Col Wallace Williams,
pi cxi lit owner of the Telenraph. Mra
Sextou was pMitiilnently connected
and was one of Missouri's best known
Editor Wins Libel Suit.
For a set olid time Editor F. P. Car
mheia of ttic Dunklin County Publish
I tin company of Kinn.it. lias won In
the llU I s..!:s brought i':ilnt bliu by
three cltlreni of Sbsblard county. A
liemtiiter w.ta sustained by Ju.lKe l.i
vis wiib h t.s.k the rase from the Jur
and thri-w it out of coiiM The cast
has been taken to the St la. uls couil
Tried to Hang a Playmate.
Au BMcp.pt was made by two 11
i aii. 1.1 Uiis to hnt:t: a pl.ntnate
B little boy named t'twatl. Ill thr
tlolthwi stel u pall (if Uvimstoll Colin
ty. The bo t.nd )u( a rope almut the
t'rwall lads tutk. tied It to a tree
and sin. in the act of pm-hltij) him of I
a rtcp batik li.'n a woman win
Was passiUK saw them and slopped
the at!mptexl 1 111 l.lni;
No ae Lite J. West Goodln.
A cuilous cil of an invesiicatlni:
tuin of mind ot Into 1 ! p!i oratl
at the S.d..iU First M. th.ibt iliurct
the latter p.irl i.f lat week u!wl dill Inn
the course of It rwiiri In s kliiH ked
down a lo.mher of the oian j Ip.v
The lesollw .is a noise very unit h llk(
J. West Goodwin Stni.ii.s "111 the
Sweet llye and live. "
Horticulture Board Named.
The Kovvitior has apis'inied the
state tio.mi or tun t icuiMn e. cteat. j at
the recent session of the legislating'
and has (ii.noui.c. Its nu-ii.Urs A
l' lliplotllise was affected hy means of
which hot ll fa.tlor.s 'eerivo fe.Kll
I t loll 111 the makeup of tbc Inslld which
lis coinisis.d ,.f the fullowli.c: W. T
Staik, t4.ulsl.ma; T. II loll. II. .want
county; C II. liiitcher, at 11 n-Ui.t 1; ;
J. II. Chilstiaii, N.-ohho; A C. Isr
by Polk count); J. A lli't, uieiion
eiise Is that It la ao unfashionabl.
Irwi' F.r.cl P.n'W s'rsvht Jle rrf
made of r h. m'low t..leivi. our
dealer or Iewis' is.iory, Peoria, III.
Glass mirrors wtre known la A. D
S3, but the art of makiriK thetn wt
list and not recovered until 1209 la
PITS. ?t ViMis Pirwe and s!l Ni-rvr-u
It.ve.iM-H riiwiitti.,,lv i iiiJ I y I rr. Ki'i. s
liiint re I let -i -r. M'Tid b-r iw r.' 'n
.r;l I- ; le srd trinti-j.. I 'r It II Kl.nf,
IA., Kit An h Pt..lsdeli.t,:a. Pa.
"A'e you risKi;ed?" asked the yotir.j
Iran, thinking he had noted a lark f
welcome. "Yes," replh d the fill, "but
for this evetilns only. There my en
Faement ring now," the added, aa CUe
electric doorbell Bounded.
W nCer fins Hnoril trtrs B-r f srf
cf. uf 'ffa lUfti miul h liitd bf iis.it
Wfl. Ih vaim't at-i. ka' i V J. i l.-sr
for O.e lf I:'. and l S'ib rrt j h-'w
tm'j.m ill ft I li.reM trftj.- tluii bl I ..ftt.:..
ftu.c Uj ctrrf oli ' f ..sjjcs.H-n u.tdr l-.n t Sra..
WaH'ISW. KlSlinl. A U.l'lV
w b- e.a liruhCi'O.. Tw.-d O.
ITatrs Catarrtl Csr la taaen u.irr..r. af.irf
l!r.i. f vt--t iss a&ij criKx... r' l n.
va'tn. lnn-.oD'a -Y frfft. irtce .'S eeala f
b. e. ",-1 t'T all lr.!ca
laae II mi tiai!7 1't eoiiitfps'Ja
Senator Morgan Model.
Senator John' T. Morpan. of Ala
bair.a. occasionally writes mararlce
article which Involve a preat deal cf
research, but be uniformly refuFc-i to
accept f ay fur them. la the courte
of bl career many railroad passes
have been offered him, but he never
accepted any either for himself or any
member of his family. Though over
80 yean nld, be thinks nothing cf
working half the) niitht. The sena
tor never haunts the department
looking for Jchg for constituents. Of
moderate means when he entered the
aenate. he is now a poor man. havlrf
little or nothing but tls salary.
$8, EUT PERFECTLY WELL.
The Happy Experience of a New Cas
tle, Pa, Woman.
Mrs. John Stansell, 14 So. Jefferson
St-, New Castle, Pa., says: "For years
I was running down
with kidney trou
ble without know
leg what It was,
and finally got ao
bad I was given up.
The urinary pas
sages were painful,
and again very pro
fuse?. My limbs, feet and ankles bloat
ed dreadfully, and sometimes my
whole body. My heart palpitated and
I had sruotherinK spells. A week's
treatment with Ikisn's Kidney pills
helped me and a few boxes rureJ me.
At CS I am strong and well."
Sold by all dealers. D9 cents a bo.
Foster Milhurn Co.. PufJalo. N. Y.
Memento for President Diaz.
With a almple but Impressive cere
mony President iKax was presented
with the military pxintinis portraying
the action of his command In the bat
tle of Puct.la acainst the Fr nch
forces In the war of the Invasion.
The palnllcs. which was tbe work of
the artist Francisco do P. Men do? a. a
professor In the national school of tine
arts and of the military college, was
executed at the reouest of the fov
ernors of 1! Mexican stales, and was
presented as a personal gift to the
chief magistrate. The painting repre
sents Gen l'lat la action In the glo
rious battle which won fatr.e for tha
Mexican furces. and at the moment
when the force under the direct
command of Gen. llai saved the day.
Mad for Fat Men.
One of the narrow arches It the
r allery cf the chape at Columbia uni
Tersl'y I not exactly symmetrical, al
though the def-ci?s not nolbeable to
the casual observer, says the New
York ;iole. The reason for the wld
enli R of the arch after Its original con
struction had rise In a somewhat
liumottv.ia ic urtence. (ne of the
rarly visitors was a remarkably fat
man. who found himself wedded Into
the arch when he tiled to xjuecr
throiiKh and was extricated with il'fl
tulty. The tmllders. reooi;nSilnK the
possibility of other fat people beini
numberetl among the futuie visitors,
doridi-d to widen the arch, sacrificing
svmmetry and harmony to practical
need, as the pier was so constructed
as to bear no loss of width on one of
AN OLD EDITOR
round tCOO Worth cf Food.
The editor cf a paper out tn OUa ,
said: "Yes. It Is true whtu 1 got hold
of CiapcNut f.ssl. It was wwith
more than a ZJ jo doctor bill to me,
for It mu.le tne a Will n.au. 1 have
gained Cj ihiuuJs In weight, my
strength l.aa returned tenf.i.t. u:y
bralu power has bet n ail v t n hi. ), to
me, and that is an absolute essential,
for 1 am au editor and have Ih 11 for
'My pen shall alwavg be ready to
Speak a n-ssl Wold for this powerful
nutritive fiHsI. I had of rmiise often
nal tho advertisement ivunrdir.g
GtapeNuK, but never thought to ap
ply the f.s.d to my own ti e. until. In
uiy extremity bl.I sb kue.-s the lhoui:ht
came to me that it li.Isht fit my case.
The statements In tivard to the.d
aie absolutely ruiiol, as 1 have proven
In my own case, tine very fortuua'e
thing about the food Is that while It U
the most sel tu I'b ally c,, le and high
ly no 11 Ish'.ng coticee.t 1 a ed f.s.llhv
ev r known. It has so e. M. i.-im a ta-.te
thst It win SH-I tl.'hU fllellla"
"Thcie s a Jieason " Ili a I "Thu lo 4
j to Wv llv lile," in 1 sks.
'' f e ' K (. 4 liVVw1,VAAWlltiA av s-
f ' . I
i v - r. ;t
auohul 1 1 ta lift.
AVr 5ft,i!.V hrnr.-r U Xi
lit 1 j . . 1 a . . V.
ncss a.ir! Rf5tiorUiL,'J KKw
A rerfm Rmedv f orcwito
tion . So'ir StorDumntj
ncss ondLO SSOFSUX?.
ricS'irstv s;vrwf of
sranleed undsrtht FJ
Exact Coj-y of Wrappet,
What He Would Have Done.
TVKte'm Well, old mac. I t.aveat
een you fcr an &-. And tow do yoa
Cnd matrimony suits you?
Johatn (slghlnr) It's an efEslT
Joy; tf I had ccly known what I had
to pay In milliners' tills
Wilhelm Ycu would tavc regained
Johann No, I would have married
the miniaer. Lustige Elatter.
Ty follcwlcg the tlirec'iocs. which
are idalnly printnl on each package of
Defiance Starch, Men's Collars and
Cuffs can be made just as stiS as de
sire!, with eitl.er g'.ots or domestic
tnlth. Try It, 16 ex. for lCc, sold hy
all gxd fKcers.
A Good Charger.
Client Didn't you make a mlfake
In Roins Into law icstead of the army?
Cisnt Ty the way yen eharfe,
there would be little left tf the niiemy.
It Cures While You Wj'k.
Allen's f"i. jie is a en n cure f. r
h. t. a At .t.. r! -..I, fcnd fwi-i.in. . !;.i!5
(eft. S.:d ! ,1) 1 w-j-.-'a. 1'rK-r.V- H.n t
aeceft anv .i:ltitcte 1r 1 ks.se JT.KK.
Addiei Ai..n . tin:vd. 1 Key, N. V.
No. Coid. 11a. It Isn't tecessary for
a n.hn to know how to siw to c-ible
him to mi nd his ways.
fowls' S nt'e lender stm'-V.t V. M..nv
sni..t.n .r. :. r then to 1a- . 4.-4 r. Vcur
iieur i.r 1a is Iji tcij. I'roj, 1.1.
Mary a fellow cows his wild cals
and reats a rran widow.
". V"lialw'a S-rMftMng. Hrr-w?.
asTi.it, a )iia.tm UmI-.k.. bawUlt
All men ar etjual till they ar
W wm f SOU M PS dtf.i hm
ImitK r ,) 4. . to V H l Ibav
al.al t .'a -M.t IVS,
Oi X ivni s w .f frri4 ' l (n
i J Is' sit av-ti( l, a tl t;.ir4
ht ui4 h 1st I 4' It' li&V tl i,- A s4
vir..vi;tt ; w mail m
,, , y, M m4 iinaiyi a 1.4
k- i Uu ifh.4 -4
it j. rcyn:lcs TcsAcca ca.
f C Our sidvcrtisomcnt next j
f J week in this paper will ' I
expose the real reasons why V V
the kind of tobacco useil in Schnapps'" J t -
has the natural stimulating Equalities that
gratify the hunger of chewcrs, and at less A
cost than all other kinds of tobaccos. Ac ; "
Steadily increasing sales indicate
proof is in the chewing. y . SJ
The Hind Yon Ila.rn Alnmj rtorjgtt, and ythU h ba been
la tjsfl for OTer CO years, h borne the afrnAtnrej f
nt ha. W11 tnslsi;i.s !.! pee.
S &fJ'f?' 'n5l fuptm LIon nine It a luZnorj.
-zSSd. ' . Allow no cmes todreir Jn la tKl.
All Connfs'rfVrlt, ImHAtlos tuil Ja4t-a-rsriftre) bnt
j:xperlmet( lliat Irtflej taillh ri'l eni.xncrer they laeaUh f
lflfiinl isiid C5iIMrcn I'.x p rtr rice ft-ilu.t UxperriranU
What is CASTORIA
Cartorla In a harmlen mbtltnta for Ca,tr Od Pare.
frorie, Drorm and 8oothli2? ftrrurs. It !. I1eat. It
contains neiLher Opiuirv, llmrphlon nor Hh?r 3iarcrtl
f.ubtan. Its Is Its guaraD te. It detrorrw 'VYotois
'Bind allays I"eTerilme.v It cure ILa.rrhrr-a rl Y irxl
Colic It relieves Teihlng TrotiM, cures Coot!ptla
and Flatulency. It assimilates th rswl, rt trzl-itf-t tb-r
tstormu h and lioweL. pirtaff LeaUby and natural tSetp,
The Childrett I'ajjivcca Tho Mother's I'ririvl.
ccriuiriE CASTORIA ALWAYS
The Kind You Have Always Bought
In Use For Over 30 Years
PositiTetT e Brei fcy
I arse Luu Pais.
Tiy also lrere pis-
44TsSJca ax.d Too Earrj
fajr-g. A pertest re3
I:c rr --a Saw.
Dnvieas, E-l T-st
la ti Costal
Trsaaa. fsn Ja tia Rda,
toetib ura ttmj
t t'i.-wsjt 4(
sjaaniL siii::sL sjhih;:l
Genti'me a'ttt Bear
Ely's Cream Ba!ra
Cm Srl W st Once. bOC.
B.j Bru.. St Wam-s M N. T
. av si atair! -
If t.l ft
a 1 s-rrr
-2 ft. 1
us-. t- wr bvm
-r3 f - --.
tswVAl fc. - 1.
TTZK TLeCml Norther. Mft
& Sopply Co.
C 1 , Ca K a 1 rr4
' ssw T r
ATI UIM1, Aa, A A,
' . .
af a. - S ... V
Signature cf 1
FfiUMS THAT GROW
"NO. I HARD" WHEAT
. is ft.'ttisT- - Are "
:t Si l H.'jr'
Kew M Grwirz Terri!cr
HtstEW xar-E ACCEs:mj.E to kasv
sets ev thr asn.aY coraccTios
tkt has tiera xMSel luivwr-d ao 14; jrM . j fc
ib 1 H-r j -rai il.wit e&pas4SL
JteTr'a' a4 rt :la a ' --a f r P F av
tNTEXPENT OP IMM iaTlu?, OCiswa
Ciuii.ir tvsr foi"-sr-n Cuiai
Ocwrmrart Arst :
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