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Mlitrat trealih of Missouri,
tm the ditto lemto oo th 21st ultimo,
SeDiter V, A. ltozisf, chairman of tbe
committee en mines and manufactures,
reported a bill lo provide for the publi
cation of the geological report, aod to
tpfropriate money therefor, lie esti
mate that it will cot (9,000 to publwh
2,000 copies nf Prof. Pumpclly's report
embracing 400 pagos, besides bis act om
psojinir illustrations and plates ; and
that 2,000 copies of Prof. Swallows' (un
published) report, numbering 400 pagef,
and 3U0 more rajti of maps and, itlustra
lions making 4,000 copies io all can I
b published for 812,000. In advocating
an appropriation fur this purpose, cent
tor Roricr aaid : Mr. l'reideu In view
of the fact that the state has already a
propriatcd $2 000 for tb;s purpoto, does
it not strike ccry sunatirbcro that tbe
geological surrey and tlio geological ic
vestigations cf tbe mincfala of our state
require our deepest and profound atten
tion ? For I must reict. that when I
cxaroino the statistics of tbe mineral
fields of the world, I find there is not a
country on the globe like the great state
of Missouri, embracing, as it docs, so
many varieties of minerals in such great
abundance It is an astonishing, but
istrangc fact, very, that in tbe Old World
we find minerals are buried beneath the
ground, while hero in .Missouri, bow dif
ferent the scene presented to the vision
of mortal man. We tea vast regions of
minerals ming from tbe earth and form
ing, as it were, mountains and pyramid,
kisdng tbe rising sun, and brilliantly
glowing in their erystal-likc clusters.
This is not sn exaggerated picture of
tbo history of Missouri in its mineral
position before the world to day. Jf you
but come to the vast iron regions of
Southeast .Missouri, you can behold a
tight such os is seldom vouchsafed to
tbe vision of man ; imtnenso deposits of
iron, lead and zinc ores, mines of cobalt
and nickel, and building material of every
It is truly wonderful to behold the
vast accumulated banks of mineral that
hove been thrown together for the pur
pose of making Missouri a stato unc
fjualfd in wealth and commercial import
ance by any in tho land. Senators, i-liall
we, as a state, for tbo sum of S12 000
refuse to publish to tbe world these
mighty resources of wealth ? I think
not I No senator should hesitate.
Very soon there is to be a grand exhi
bition at Vienna. I refer to this fact
because the state of Missouri to day,
with unanimity in its councils, should sec
to it that these very important reports in
relation to our wonderful mineral re
sources should bo placed before tbo as
sembled peoplo from nil parts of the
world, nnfl should nUo ha placed in every
bciontific university in Europe. By pur
suing this course wc shall publish its
chiracter in every respect, as to wealth
ar.d importance. I see no other way.
I have been born and reared in a coun
try where minerals arc of such an extent
and magnitude that tbey have become an
ordinary scene to me, and the picture I
now draw is one of reality.
Look at tbe vast coal fielda north Cf
tbo Missouri river. By pursuing this
purvey you will pour down into the lap
of St. Louis, thciicu to other ports, Us
vant amount of coals, which is so neces
sary for tho purpose of working up the
iron and mineral ore of Southeast Mis
souri. When wo behold the vast mines liter
ally covering tbe counties of tbe south
west, it becomes a neco.-sity for us to
have a proper knowledge of those mighty
deposits of mineral.
But what is moro astonishing in South
east Missouri, when you throw a Gordon,
as it were, within forty miles of Ste.
(Jcnovicvo we meet iron, zinc, and cobalt,
immense deposits of rose granite and
building material unsurpassed. And
what moro has Providence done for us ?
"You cross the Missie'pi, and there in
Illinois are tho coal fields planted for
tho purpose of manufacturing tbeso beds
and mountains of minerals.
I believe- this nioasuro is one of more
importance to the s'ate than any other
that may come before this houorublo
It is for you, senators, to say to-day
whether you will expend this amount of
money for tbe publication of this report
without a division among you, to the
world, contaiuing an account of tho vaet
and magnificent wcnlth that Missouri
possesses in a mineral point of view.
Tho importenco of the subject has
cctucd to compel mo to dwell thus at
some length on tho bill at this timo. AVc
should call tho attention of tbo capital
ists of tbo North as well as tbo world at
large to theso great trccsurcs of which I
bavo spoken, embosomed within tbo soil
of Missouri and above its surface
With tboso icmnrks I leave tbe matter
in your hands, fooling, as I do, that you
will givo it tbo consideration it demands
in accordanco with tho best and truest
interests of tho wbolo stato of Missouri.
MRS, MARY SEDLACEK'S
A'OTION & GROCERY STORE,
For cheap groceries and provisions,
and everything in the grocery
tine, such as
Go to Mrs. Bedlacck's.
jjrSJ- Persons indebted to mo are earnestly ro
quested to call and settle last year's accounts.
Mrs, JTI. SEDLA.CEK.
Feb'y 1, 1672.
a. YEAR ONLY FOR THE 41EBALJ
JTaviny lought out Capt. Coose,
lam prepared to furnish BEEF,
PORK, LA It I), SAUSAGE,
TURKEYS. CHICKENS, dc,
of the lest quality, and as I credit
but one tcccfc, I can afford to sell
Cheap. Give me a call, opposite
the rost-rjfice, and see for your'
selves. iVJI. NETJIERLAND.
Troy, Mo , Not. 20, 1S72.
VTOTICE is hereby given that letter! of admin
1' i-tnilon were g-antcd to tbe undersigned
on the estate of Thomas Weatherford, deceased,
on the 16th day of Janua'y, 183, by the Clerk
of the' Probate Court of Lincoln county, Mo.
All persous hiring claims against raid estite
are required lo exhibit them to the administrators
for allowance within one year from tbe dale of
raid letter, or they may be precluded f.om any
benefit i t Ml I estate ; and If cot exhibited
within two year from the date of laid letter,
tbey will t forever baned.
FRANKLIN 11. WEATIIFRFORD,
11IKAM W. WKATII ERFOIlli,
N OTICE Is lereby given that letters of admin
titration were itranted to the i'ndcrlgncd
on the estate of Nancy Thoinas, dee'd, br the
Clerk of the I'robato Court of Lincoln county,
Mo., on the 6lh day of January, ls73.
All persons bavin; claims agsln't laid estate
are required to exhibit them to the administrator
for alluwance within one year from tho date of
laid letters, or they may be j'recluded from any
benefit of said estate; and it not exhibited
within two years from the date of said letters
they will be forever barred.
jmSnl JOHN O. BARNES, Adm'r.
NOTICE Is hereby given that letters tes
tamentary were granted to the undersigned
by tho Clerk of tho l'rubate Court ol Lincoln
county, Mo., on the estate of William .V. Els
berry, deceased, on the 27th day ol Nov., 1ST2.
All per ons having claims against said estate
are required to exhibit them for allowance to tbt
Eiccutcr within ono year from the date ol
said letters, or they may bo precluded from an
benefit of said estate, and If not exhibited within
two years from the date of said letters, they will
be furccr barred.
ROBERT F. ELSDERRY: r , ,
dec! UENJ. F. ELSREHRY, ) fcI
N OTICE is hereby given I that letters testa
rntntary were granted to the under-incd
on the (Hate of John A. Sttton, dcriased,
by the Clerk of the I'robato Court of Lincoln
county, Mo , on the 9th day of Ucc'r, 16"2.
All persons having claims ag.ilnst "ill estate
arc rtquircd kto exhibit them to the Executor
for nlinwanco within one year from the djte
said letters, or they may bo prtcludcd from any
benefit of saM etate, and if not exhibited within
two years from tho date of said letters they will
be lorever barred,
dccll O. O. WILSON. Exec'r.
OTICr. is hereby given that letters of ad
1 1 ministration wcro granted to tho under
ignedorithc co-partnership uetate of W. S. liunn
k Co., Ly tho Clerk of tho l'rubate Court of
Lincoln county, Mo., on tho ICth day of Decem
l'ersons having claims ngain't said estate are
required to exhibit them to tho ndminis rator
within ono year from the dato of said letters, or
they tuny bo precluded from nny benefit of taid
cstato ; and if not exhibitol within two years
from the dato of said letters, thev will be forever
barred. fdcclfj JAS. Jf. NORTON, Adm'r
II Y THE
St. Louis & Keokuk Railroad
A Large Train or
Novelty Cash Store.
T7EELINO thankful for former patronge, I will
fay 111 ino iiuoiic, 11 mey will continue tucir
patronage, goods will still be reduced in price.
W. S. COOI'KIt, at Novelty Cash Store.
C10FFEE 4 lbs to the Dollar.
J Threads of all kinds 5 cents a ppool.
I'ins, only 5 cents n paper, Needles tho same, and
other articles in same proportion, at
W. S. CUOl'ER'ri Novelty Cash Store.
JJALT Ono car load on hand at the Novelty
J Cash Store, which will be sold cheap forciih.
DRY OOODS, Clothing, Hats and Caps, Hoots
and Fboci, (iroctr.es, c., a full supply at
W.S. COOl'ER'S Jfovclty Cash More.
THE highest market prlco paid for Country
l'roduco at the Novelty Cash Ktorei
IN Ceiitu lor I'.gK.
Kl Cent for Itacun Kldci.
IS t'cutif for llaiua.
H AVISO completed my second year among
you, I mk you to call and be posted.
W. H. COOPEK.
EXfRESS VAOON always Handing at the
door. Goods bought at tbo Novelty deliv
ered anywhero In towu frco of charge.
VT. S. COOI'KR.
VOUR BUSINESS IN TUB HEHA'-U &K9
4T Will. PAY.
mm ciiiiAGo put's tiiresiiim licniRi
With Mounted or Down Tower, Straw Stacker, Tatcnt Braces, Baggage and Register.
Dodge't. Combined Itcnpcr
Best and most rellabtc Self-raker In the woild.
Xlie Celdratcd "W'liito-water Farm and
Is superior to any other Wagon made In Durability, Style and Finish, and Is warranted perfect.
THE VAN0IVER CORNPLANTER,
Improved for 16"3. The only l'lanter in the world with Slovels to cover tho corn, and gaucc
wheels to rcculate the depth of rlantinc. Will
ground. Has check row, drill and sod attachments.
lite Blackhmvk Cultivator.
Riding or Walking, Iron or Woodeu Beam. Buy
ranted 10 give
Tlie above Machines can be seen and
lie will take pleasure iu 6howit)g you the
THE DRUG AND MEDICINE BUSINESS,
A NEW FIRM. '$f
WOOLFOLK & Co.
(Successors to M. S. B: Hinder.)
H AVISO Purchased tlie' Interest or M. S. IJalllngcr In the nrtiff nnd Medicine
liunlncss, hc would call the attention ol' thu trade to OUH L'O.MII,i;Ti:
PAINTS, OILS AND DYESTUFFS,
SOAPS -A-1ST ID PEEPTJMERIES,
BOOKS 9'lrt9B 8T$TIOWERli
VlullX AiVD FASCY CAi01ES, CKAECS, TORACCO
&c, (Sec, &,c.
Orders lroiti lhyici:iiiN B'roiniiily Filled on I lie most
Our Stock will be found full and well assorted at all times, and
customers may rely upon always getting good and Jresh goods, at the
very lowest prices.
Troy, Mo.. lh'y 15, 1872. WOOLFOLK & CO.
DRUGS AND MEDICINES,
.SCHOOL BOOKS ASD STATIONERY,
PICTURES & PICTURR FRAMES
Perfumery ami Fancy Articles,
SOAPS, BRUSHES AND COMBS,
PIPES, CIGARS .A-lXriD TOBACCO,
RYE & BOURBON WHISKIES,
IMPORTED AND NATIVE WINES,
FOH MEDICAL USE.
And Everything Uusually kept in a First Class Drug Store
Troy, Mo., May IB, 182.
A FINE LOT OF MOLINIi
WINDOW SASH A.UT33 GLASS,
And Everything- that may ie classed under the name of hardware
rau T0Mt; op uahy ktheet, tkov, no
and .ttowcr, Scll-llakcr or
over the corn on old as well as fiesh plowed
one early, and put j our oats In with It. War
bought at T. W. WlTlHiOWS, Troy,
O. 1. I.OVI.-,
Solo Aucut for Lincoln county, Mo.
AND INDUSTRIAL PLOWS,
CAKB & ROGERS' COLUMN.
TJEFOHn PURCHASING CALL AT OuR
Jj SHOP AT TIIK
TAN YAltll IN TUOV
OUK I.AHC.H STOCK Ol'
Open-face work do.,
Hair Saddle Girtlis,
Leather Saddle (Jirtlis.
Web Saddlu Girths,
1 rui-u uiinuiB,
Plow Gear, &o.
Boys' nnd Girls'
Boots and Shoes
of Every Style,
Done with Neatness and Dispatch.
Hides and Tallow.
BOOT AND SHOE
Wo manufactueo our Boots and Slmni
Saddles, Harness and Collars out of
Leather ot our own lanning, and aro
tho only porsons in Troy who manufac
ture out of Leather made st our yard.
Goods and vrkes warranted, in
F. C. CAKE. I J. M. M.r m . ..
CAKE & McLELLAN
Heal Estate Agents,
iroy, Lincoln Couily, Mo
Uuy and Sell Land, Pay Tttxei or NoB
renldcntg. CJIvc Abstracts of Title.,
Write Deeds, Mortgages, PUts
ot Lands, Ac.
They Offct for Sale Hie Following
No. 1-Itnproyed farm, 189 acre., 3 nil,,
dorthwest or Auburn, 2 miles of railroad and J
inllea of rock rond, 3i acres In cultivation. 154
..v.vo r,ric.i,i. iiuiuer, nuweu-iog nouse llfi 10.
rics. Stable and rnrn frlli. lrtrtn CTHnu ' . .
l'rlco $2500, one third
cash, balanco on time.
'4 Coal land n mltii pnnitiwA.t .r n
49 acres In tho middle of tho coal fields end
lthln ICO yards or tho shaft at tho Link mine,
l'rlco $2000, half cash, bnlaneo on time.
..?"' 20? " unimproved timber land
5Ji miles south of Millwood nud adjoining West
prnlrle. l'rice 00, third cash, balance on loni
..n?0,.'2"M.0U" ani Iot ,n Try framohon.ej
M by 40 and ono story high, 4 looms, closet,
pnoko house, cistern, shrubbery, Ac., lot 100 by
100 feel, 21 0 yards frtm town sr ring, l'rlco und
lerins $iuuu cash,
rf" of I1U acres, 1J4' mil of Mos-
Ofi US AT 1 1 1 111 n... . 1. l.f . S ....
.r"..'""" .',' " cu'"iin, uy arres go,l
acre,, two-Ihlrils cash, helnnce on time.
."i.T"-.'1 acrc, tlml'er land, underlaid wllri
coal, 2Ji miles of Moscow, l'rlco $20 iior aero,
two-thirds cash, balance on time.
No. H Improved farm of 93t acres, one
mile from tho court house in Troy, 25 acres in
cultivation, 23 acre In pasturo and meadow, Km
five year old apple trees, 25 pcoch trees, 45 acre
splendid timber, 2 stoiy frame 18 by 24 and mi
1. 1 story 18 by 21, nil in good repiilr, smoke
house, chicken house, stables nnd crib, A No. 1
tubacco tarn of 0 tiers, good wi-ll. Price and
terms 535 cash per aero. Jukt the placo for a
lurson who desires toenrry on a small farm, and
nlso get tho benefit of good schools in Troy for
No. II Improved fjrm of 80 acres 3J4 miles
east or Trov, 25 acres In cultivation, 55 acre
food timber, log houso 16 bvlS, lsturics, smoko
house, corn crib and stables, 12J young fruit
trees In bearing, l'rlco 505 per acre, two thirds
cash balanco on time.
No. IO Improved farm of 80 ncres J mllat
south of Troy, 35 acres in cultivation, 15 acres
iu grass and 30 acres timber, houso 10 by 18, ljf
stories, kitchen 14 by 16, smoke house, cellar,
stable sheded on two idos, granary, crib and hen
house. All theso buildings nro new and sub
stantial. Well and pond of stock watci, 25 up.
pie, 25 peach nnd 0 pear trees of excellent fruit,
l'rlco 30 dols. per acre, two thirds cash balanco
No. 11 Improved farm of 200 acres, 5 miles
northwest of Troy, "0 acres in cultivation, 130
acres timber, 2 story house 18 by 20 with L kit
chen lfi by 24 ono story, smoko house with celbir
under it 7 It deep, stables, corn crib, new 7-1 er
tobacco barn, splendid orchard of 730 treis in
bearing, consisting of apples, peaches, pears.
..v., ..j uviuiim m'nril irni'll I'r f SI 1
piums, npricois, nectarines, eticrries. New and
commodious school houso near. Price 20 dols
' 1 tin, nirf. tinlf nn.h l..lnnHA . ! . i
No 12 Improved form of 80 acres 2J miles
west of Chain of Hocks, In n Herman neighbor
hood, 40 acres in cultivation, 40 acres One timber,
house, smoke house, good well, stable, tobacco
barn, npplo and peach orchard, now school bouso
closo at hand, l'rice 20 per ucro, half cash,
balanco on time.
No. 13 Improved farm of 200 acrfs 4 miles
east of Troy and 2 miles of Mcseow mills, 100
acres fenced, 80 acres Iu cultivation, 20 acres li
grass, 100 sons timber, 2-story house, 20x30.
cellar under It, smoke house, splendid well, sta
bles, largo crib, 2 tobacco bains, 150 apple trees,
pears, peaches, cherries, grapes. Land produced
60 bushels corn per aero this ycaj. Now school
hou.-o completed and paid for convenient. I'rioo
$18 per ncre, half cash, bulanco on time.
No. 11 140 acres, improved farm, 50 acres
fenced and iu cultivation, splendid timber, in
cluding a good sugar camp, 30 bearing fruit trees,
twu-story log house, lathed and plastered, smoka
linuso nnd outbuildings, 3 splendid spring on
tho fa i m, This lanu is fivo miles from Troy and
half that distance from St L & K ltailioad. Price
Nti. 15 1150 acres of spIcilM land located
noar tho north lino of this county. The rock
road from Auburn nnd the St h & K Itr boih ren
through this tract. About one half of this land
IsTeneed nnd has six dwelling houses located nt
different points on it. Stables, cribs and tobacco
barns nio largo und well built, and at convenient
points on the latin. The entire tract is offered at
tho very low figuro of $20 per acre. Cr we will
sell tracts of 80 acres, 120 ncics, 100 t.crcs, 20O
acres; nt a small advance on tbo above price,
according to tho .Improvements and location of
tho particular tract desired by tho purchaser.
No. IG Improved farm of 80 acres fenced
and 40 acres in cultivation, large house, )Z
stories high nnd n kitchen 12x 16; spring within
short distance, 4 good springs on place; 100
fruit trees of apples, peaches, cherries, plum',
pears ; within one milo of n grist und saw mill,
Vi miles south of Troj. l'rice $15 per acre.
No. IT 141 acres, small houso and about 15
acres cleared and under fence, 120 acres of
timber, 5 miles north of Troy, l'rlco $501.
No. 18 Four well Improved, splendid farm',
lying In ono body of 525 acres ; will be sold
separately or together. Ii10 acres has largo
dwelling houso with 7 rooms, 2 porches, part nf
tho bouso new, beautiful sito, with large shado
trees in yard, 2 tenant houses In the yard, smoko
house, well of living water and a cistorn, new
barn 3641; old stable; granary, corn crib;
plenty of stock wnterj 500 young thrifty applo
trees of selected fruit, 100 choice fruit trees in
bearing, nnd never fall any year. -All well
fenced in fields of convenient elzo, pastures anil
meadows well sot In grass and clovrr, 30 acres of
fine timber. This is, and has been for years,
tho model-farm of tho township. l'rlco $35 per
acre. 160 acres has dwelling hou.-o i stories
high, IslS x20 with I, kitchen, corn crib and
stnblc, nil new ; 40 ucrcJ fenced and in cultiva
tion, 120 timber, l'rlco $20 per acre. 120 has
dwelling 16x:'3 with L porch on south side cf
house, smoko house, cistern well, stables and
cribs; land all well fenced, 60 acres In cultivr
tiou nnd meadow, l'rico 25 dols. per acre. 85.,'
acres, 40 acres In cultivation, 15 acres meadow,
no buildings, 30 acres timber. l'rice 20 dols. per
acre, l'rlco of iho cntlro tract of 525 acres,
$22 50 per aero. Torms 3,000 dol. cash, balanco
No. ID New two-story dwelling and 8 lots In
town of Troy. Houso 16x28 with h 18x28, por
tico In front nnd porch on back, 6 large rooms, a
closet, well of living wntcr, large cistern; smoke
house and stable. Largo number of fruit trees
In bearing, npplcs, peaches, pears, sweet cher
ries, morilln cherries, plums, quinces, Jto. With
in two squaros of churches and schools. Mco
two thousand dollars.
No. XI Improved farm 49 acres of splendid
land In u Ucrman neighborhood, in a high st.ito
of cultivation, good dwelling house, smote hou u
nnd stab c.somo fruit trees, t'axm well ntere i
Within IJi rullo of Chain of ltocts andljt mlH
of Jlouth of Big creek. Trice 1590 Jols.
In this enlightened age not many purchusc
slrnngcrs especially, hlro conveyances nnd rir
over the country In search of a farm fox sale,
when thcro Is a Ileal Esiate Agency tabs fjund.
Wo ndvertlso cxtonslvely and systematically, and
owners desiring to sell, and purchasers tlshlng
to buy, each earnestly bunting for the other and
his own interest, secsjro the greatest posslblo
safety nnd despatch on the oe hand, an tho
least expense of tlins and mosejr lot search on
the other, by placing in our Agency tho saks er
purcha-o of any property.
We require parties desiring lo sell ptoperty M
sign a contraot describing th sitae, naming1!
length of time tbe property is to Remain for sale,
Vrlco and terms, and binding the owler to say
our commission if nsale is effected.
hi VJommlssloiis. If the price does not
exceed $8110,. cur commission- for sale will be $20,
Itegular commissions on all sales JJ per cent.
AKE V Mcf.EIXAK.