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oflle mi t:oinl cI.irs rant tor.
St. Louis has 2'202 licensed sa
loons. Live stock prices are gradually
dimbicR up in the city markets.
We have just found out who
drives the water wagon. The
weather man handles the reins-.
Georgia has become a rival of
Ireland because of the absence
of snakes since the prohibition
law took effect.
Ten thousand factory workers
in Ohio recently discharged on
account of the money panic, have
A ordinance has been passed
hi New York City prohibiting
women to smoke. Woman's
rights trampled upon again.
The cruris have decided that
water and cereal? in bologna are
adulterations. No restrictions
have yet been placed on the dog
A number of persons were
frozen to dea'.h this week in Ger
many. Another instance to make
one glad that he lives in Missouri.
A Wisconsin man died the oth
er day in a bath tub. There are
some other men who will most
surely die but never in a bath
tub. Prof. Stevens, of Washington,
predicts the destruction of roost
of the earth this year. The Pro
fessor is in the habit of making
such dire predictions.
A New Jersey man in a trance
"says that he saw spooks, hobgob
lins, etc A Kansas man the
same week saw snakes and dea
mons, and he wasn't in a trance,
Chicago University students
must burn a lot of midnight oil or
Rockefeller would not have put
that last Sfi.OtXM-HK) into their cof
fers. John I), is a great believer
in the midnight oil.
Bryan clubs are being organi
zed. The oldest citizen now
comes out and remarks "yer
ought to a seen the Bryan club
we had in ".HI. It was a daisy.
Talk flowed as free as Silver."
The St. James Journal sug
Cests that "Abide WiUi Me"
would be a good motto to put on
the new coins. That will nt do
in all cases, becauso that is the
motto of the mail order-houses.
David A. DoArmond is men
tioned as a good NecrHary of
War for Bryan's cabinet. Taking
into considerati'in his tight with
John Sharp Williams he might
be a good director of our war de
partment. In Virginia a woman in bring
ing suit for divorno cgainst htr
husband, alleges that her 'jqmuhu
Las visited her only once a year
in the last ten years. Here is ono
man who certainly m ijot ti d
to his wife's apron strings.
A Boston schoolboy was tall,
weak and sickly.
His arms were soft and flabby.
He didn't have a strong muscle in Ins
entire body. t
The physician who had attended
the family for thirty years prescribed
Scott j Emulsion,
To feel that
O would tUuk ha was
tlj'jfj ' " ACU DhUGCIST3
Of course, now that "Dob"?
Fa an 9 has bfcomft more promi
nent, the, pnp'.'rs will tell of h'S
peculiarities. One paper is toll'
ing that ho is bow-legged. May
be so, but not so much so that ft
Jr.pnneese man of wRr had better
not try to slido between Robert's
lower extremities without at
tracting his attention.
The number of immigrants to
this country during 1007 wes
1.2?3..1-10. The magnitude of the
U. 8. can easily be seen from this
statement, because- we living in
this country can hardly notice
the increase. The majority of
the people in fact do no know
that these aliens have arrived.
The Gatilng gun has been in
troduced in Kentucky as a means
of suppressing the "night raid
ers." That machine would doubt
less prove very effective if
.brought to bear on a squad of the
raiders at close range.
Many of the zinc and lead mines
in the Joplin district are resum
ing operations, after being idle
ior a couple of months, made nec
essary by the money stringency.
A St. Louis boy photographed
a SI bill on a postal card. It was
intercepted in the.mails by secret
service men, and the lad received
a severe lecture for his pains.
The fleet Admiral Evans is ta
king to the Pacific will, no doubt,
"Bob" up on the other coast,even
if tha doctors are steering some
of the ships.
The recent fall in prices of all
products has had its result in the
radium market. Radium has
been reduced to 1,000,000 an
The public school at Jefferson
City have been closed to protect
atrainst smallpox, said to be pres
ent in that town.
Seven men were drowned in
the Missouri river at Kickapoo
Kan., by the overturning of their
A boy in this county is all
puffed up because he came in
contnet with royalty. He was
stung by a queen bee.
How many times have you
dated letters 1007 the past week'
lU'prt-wntatlvc L. M. Urltlith.
Circuit Judgfw-C. A. lh-nton.
1'roltate Juilse J. A. Silvers,
fctierirf C. K. IU'iir.1.
Circuit Cu-rk D. T. Erabrw,
County Ck-rk C. U. Weeks.
lJoeortler I. M. Smith.
Trvnuurer W. IE. Hell. ,
Pros. Atty. W. It. Dawson.
Scluxil Com. A. I. lvon.
Surveyor K. II. Itorron. .
Ailiuliilittrntor Jno. Hujres.
Coroner . I'. JlrnicW.
PrvWiinj: Jmlso J. F. Murpr.
AfKix-liite " A. I. Hyde.
' i;tn Smith.
We will give our readers a
chance to lead tho St. Louis Re
public, daily rural route edition,
and the Titmc.Nt: one year for
$2.'.0. It is perhapu the best of
fer we have made in this lin .
PrientU and lubtcrihen to ttr't
paper will confer favor upon ut
by oidcrinjj their . legst notices
printed in thii paper. They can
tin n lee (or ihemfcelve whether the
no'icek use correct or not. ,
boy's arm you
apprenticed to a
600. AKO l0O,
'.. r . n m m
' ' ti ' V 7-'
J. IC. Wilson tvnd wife were in
Mrs, Sam Prieo returned
her home ui Iola Sunday.
George Robinson, of Metz, was
A caller at Willow Grove Sunday.
Mr. and Mrs. Frank Ransome
received a brand new baby son as
a New Year gift.
Mrs. Grace Houghton is spend
ing a few days with Mrs. Edf?.
Houghton. Iler husband is at
Judge March was in town last
Monday. He took his daughter,
Miss Nellie, to the train. She de
parted for Warrensburg, where
she is attending school.
Our weather is beautiful and
springlike, but we are afraid, if
there is not a change scon, we'll
have no fruit next summer. The
peach buds are alreadj swelling,
Jesse Miner and family were
herefrom Appleton City-a few
days last week.and Miss Blanche
Miller, of Kansas City, who was
visiting her neice here Xmas, ac
companied them home.
Our new editor had us from
Bellamy last week, but everyone
knowns Willow Grove scribbling
and no harm was done. Just so
that he does not send us to "Cov
entry" we will be satisJied.
Elmer Simpson, the irrepres
sible, will rusticate still another
twejve month on the C. T. Van
Bentlrusen farm. . v -
Mrs. R. W. Firdey entertained
the membership and fnen'ds of
the W. C. T. C. at her commodi
ous home Thursday last.
Joseph Coop, who recently pur
chased a portion of the Cox farm
adjoining our city, is 4 building
fiereon a large and modern dwel
ling. Depredations on the Rocks of
wool growers, by wolves, have
been frequent of late in this .sec
tion. A veto should be estab
lished by a systematic round up.
In consequence of a trial in the
Jusjice Court held in Passaic Fri
day, a stranger might easily be
impressed with the idea that a
regular democratic love feast was
on, so great was the rush for the
Oscar Wineland has added a
large shelter to the milling .de
partment of his popular smithy.
Power for grinding.shelling.saw-
ing and many other devices that
are labor-saving, is generated by
Statistics prove therp isn't a
town in tho county (comparing
population) that handles the
amount of grain as do our mer
chants. However, Passaic is in
tho heart of Hates count j', and
every citizen has a pride in the
best county in the Stato.
Many changes will take place
in and about our city ere the next
equinox. The American is a rest
less soul, as has been pointed
out, and jnany aro so credulous
that they believe in the end of the
rainbow and tlru proverbial suck
of gold awaits them just over the
The writer is glad to see the
Thibl'nk under the new manage
ment starting out so favorably,
and predicts a crowning success,
as the editor, who is well known
here, potasses a good stock of
horse Reuse and judgment that
will always forbid bickering and
prejudices cor'ng to the surface.
Here's our -, Ceorice.
, Pasftaicites, Wid especially .the
Railroad At?ont, met with ome
thing of a voi rimert to say the
least on a i eceut evening, when a
specimen of the genius hobo, w ho
had imbibed Umj freely of the cup
that inebriate, took pusaeuMun
of tha depot. !Iu wus poosseJ
of-mi ihexhautivii supply, ol
matches, nod inUt"d on fcmok-
J- r -.t '.!), a:.i,v l?j vU:.1.-
Ing to smoke, except his whisk
ers, whic h were not even on par
with "long green" for fin gin nee,
though seemed to satisfy his
longing, and ho continued to fill
thomimtof the agent with an
xiety, until tho Sheriff came out
from Butler and threw a protect
ing wing over tho misguiijed
predigal. Vox Hawk.
Miss May McCulloch Sundayed
in Rich Hill.
The farmers are taking advan
tage of the beautiful weather and
are plowing for their crops.
We have heard of two very
strong temperance men that vo-
teu wet scratched the wrong
Several from Keith helped sur
prise Judge March New Year
day, it being his birthday. All
had a jolly time.
John and T"in Wilson of Albia,
Iowa, spent several days last
week visiting their parents, Mr.
aid Mrs. J. K. Wilson.
Mr. nnd Mrs. James Shunyite
are occupying the Ragan cottage
while Mr. and Mrs. Ragan are
visiting in old Kentucky.
A certain young man says coal
oil will break up a cold by bath
ing the back of the neck, but Oh,
myl the blistered neck. He has
The Reavlej school board re
grets losing its teacher, Prof. C.
C. Woods, resigned. Mr. R. II.
Wheeler, of Rich Hill,' will teach
the balance of the term.
We regret very much to hear
bf the serious illness of our old
neighbor, A. V. PArmond, of
Rich 11 ill. Relatives; hero were
called to his bedsido Sunuay.
Ambrose and . John DenHyer
went to Springtield, Illinois, last
week, being called there by the
iHnes of their brother, Joe. We
are pleased to learn the sick man
Ye scribe attended the wed
ding of Miss Ida Copeland and
Mr. Claude Ratekin at the bride's
home in Rich Hill last week.
About tifty guests were present.
The young couple are very esti
mable, and we join their many
friends in wishing them a happy
and prosperous life.
We wish to assure the new ed
itor of thy TiiinfNi; that his
many friends here wish him sue
School opened up last week,
after a week's vacation. Profes
sor Hoover and his able corps of
teachers aro doing tine work.
Rev. tilcmiK and his aids are
at work on the new briek church,
which would be a credit to any
town. Pro. Cllenns is a preacher
who is not afraid to lake the haw
and hammar and get busy him
self, as well as to direct tho
Tho young people sent the old
year out and welcomed tho new
with a terrible noise. It re
minded one of the old days when
the boys did not know when they
had done enough devilment on
HallowVen night - At 12 o'clock
sharp they introduced the per
formance by giving the tire bell a
few knocks, then tolled the
church bel!s,and finally the whis
tle, on the t-'ectric light plant
joined in. This was kept up f r
two hours a little too much of a
In closing, we invite the Tiil
liuNli editor to visit his old home
to secure borne new subscriber
and collect some cih from the
old ones. His (X) M.VHK.
Iler Heart Wat Itrokeii
l ecniife lier roui'ilrilon w l,l.inl
aim roul'l fhi'l iiothlK to eli-iir It up.
l.Hlllt'H, l tl.'lll ('I)III). '.1'Il U rtu I'll
Jjjr no lnmitlve liver. An lnm-llve liv
er w l!l ! j.ut In pi rh ? rendition ty
tiiklntf r.iillitril' Mrrliluo. 'Ilia uu-t-j
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Homeseoker's Excursions 1st and
3rd Tuesdays in each month.
Summer Tourist rates to all sum
. mer resorts. - ,
Two daily trans, except Sunday)
to Texas and Oklahoma and to tho
south-east. Noon train for points
northwest and west. Best train for Ft.
Scott, Pittsburg, Joplin. etc; go to K. C.
on the 4:30 p. m. train arriving 10 p. m.
Best line to all points. Information
cheerfully given. Inquire a depot.
GEO. B. CONOVER, Agt.
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