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LOCAL AND COONTV.
fuller k Nations, tROut tot Singof
flawing Muctiuc, Troy, mo. tlti
A ajnopsin of the sew Township or
aniation law will b found on the
rnsAciiiKO. Elder Ww. Molon will
preach at tbo Christian church in this
j, lace on Sunrjty, th 18th ius't., nd
every ctoning thereafter until llio 3Gth.
'Our citizens nre invited to ottend.
Tho Novelty Cash Store announces
that goods will bo laid cheaper there
'than nywher elae, and persons fllio
don't belicre tho statement arc invited
'to call and examine for themselves,
Thos.'Bonfils nill attend tho ecmpeti
Hive examination for the West Point ca-
detBhip of this district, which Hon. A.
'H. Buckncr will hold t Montgomery
'City somo timo -next month, notice of
which will bo pi"cn.
F. W. llnrbaum has n lot. of fine
'capons on hand. Support homo ln
"dustry, and buy them. You will pet as
pood or better wagons than those bought
of fomifin manufacturers. Thoy nro
On tho 27th of April, 1873, it tho residence of
Mr. Scott Tucker, In this county, by lUv. H. 0.
Elmoro, Mr. JOHN 1', ELLIS and Mtn KATIE
Death o asi Olb JiTizEN.Mr.
Hovcrly Foster died at his residenco In
Monroo township on tho 1st inst , aged
88 yean, 7 montha and 6 dava. H tut a n ii
was born in Brunswick county, Virginia, l.....
September 25, 1785. About 1824 ho ,
moved to ttennoitoe, 'rind the following 0n lbo 4lh ,,, "I'Urno..., EDWAnb
year temoved to this county, whero ho MAKTIN, Infant ion of Dr. A. E. and lUttlo
has sinco resided. Ho poiibsfcd a strong a- Noc1' B'& 2 monita and- 2 day
and vigorous constitution, and it is said
Was never sick but oticu in hia life his
last illness, (lis mind was no less vigor
ous than his body, and up to tho mo
ment of his death ho retained all his
intellectual faculties unimpaired. Only
four out of eleven children survive him.
His wifo died nbout eleven years ago
For C!! years prior to his death ho was a
consistent member of tho Methodist
Episcopal Church South, and died in the
full hopo of tho failh. Tho deceased
sunk to rest, after a long and well spent
life, lamented by a largo circle of friends
Tlic Most Elegant Stock
niado of tho
best seasoned wood, and
Attention is called to tho new adver
tisement of Mr. J. P. Lynott, who has
one of tho largest hardware stores in
this section of tho stato. Ho is agent
for some of the best agricultural implo
jnents now in use, and for tbo Cooper
wagon. Our farmers ought to call and
The Medical association did not hold
its meeting at Auburn last Saturday
The physicians at this place wero all cm
ployed with important cases thoseis on
being a very cickly one and it was im
possible for them to attend. In view of
this, tho meeting was postponed until
Saturday, tho 17th, when it is hoped
thero will be a'Urgo attendance The
meeting will be held at Auburn on that
A Beautiful Sight. Header, if you
wish to seo a beautiful sight, one that
will dazzlo your eyes, go to the jewelry
utoro of Mr. Louis Wolfgram, in this
p!aco. Ho certainly has tho hand
somest store in town, and the Guest and
'most elegant assortment of jewelry,
Watches and eloeks that was ever been in
Troy. Ho in also nn oxoollent workman,
and if you want watches or jewelry ro-
mired, tako them to him at onco. If
you want to purchaso a fine watch or
handsome jewelry, ho'feas a largo stock
Enio.ma I am composed 10 letters.
My 1, 17, 10 and 13 is what every lit
tic girl wishes to be.
My 2. 12. 17, IS, 1.1 is a province.
My .'!, 5, 10, 11 is a noun.
My 4, 17, 7, 12, 0 and 11 is a Chinese
My 5, 7, 12, 17, 1G, 2 and 9 is the nomc
of a lake.
My 6, 2, 11, 4, 9, 18 and 3 was a pros
My 7, 9, 10 and 3 is ono of tho parts
My 8, 17, 12, 5 was a Roman senator.
My 9, 10, 3,8, 15 is a weight.
My 10, 12, 2, 1 and 17 is city in New
My 11, 2, 7, 15 is a numeral.
My 12, 10, 15, 7, 12, 5, 11 is a town
where Washington attacked and defeated
part of the British army.
My 11, 15, 17 and 19 is what every
My 15, 17, 10, 12, 14 is a planet.
My 10, 10, 12 and 14 was a biblical
My 17, 11, 4, 11, 9 and 10 pertains to
My 18, 2, 5, 9 is a beast of prey.
My 19, 2, 3, 11, 15 and 10 is what wo
have every day.
My whole is a source of pleasure to
all who have it. zet.
The Bank The directors of the
proposed savings bank at this place, met
on Tuesday afternoon of last week, and
'organized under tho namo of tho Farmers
rind Mechanics Bank of Lincoln county,
dr something similar. They made a wise
selection for president in the person of
our highly esteemed and substancial cit
izen, Mr. Walton Perkins; for vice pros
ident John It. Knox, wbilo the whole-
souled, jovial and urbano Bonds (every
body knows him) was honored with the
position of cashier. The vico president
and casbior left for St. Louis last Monday
to purdhaso (ho necessary books fur
transacting tho business of tho institu
tion. The charter will probably bo issued
to them in a few weeks, and then wasup
pose (ho bank will inaugurate business by
giving a big "blow out" in the way -of a
wine dinner (that's the way banks are
opened, isn't it?), and then they'll com
rnence to draw in the people's money for
Walker and Douglas of the
Iowa construction company, who have
the contract for building the St. Louis,
Hannibal and Keokuk railroad, were in
Troy last Friday. We understand that
they were very well pleased with the
work in this county, but we have net
heard of their making any statement as
to the time the road will probably be
finished. They left for St. Louis Satur
day to attend the meeting of directors
in that city advertised for last Monday
Mr. J. W. Barret, engineer and paymaa
ter, accompanied them to this place, and
remained over Saturday, disposing of
few bonds and paying out the proceed
to aub-conUactora for tho beoelit of their
hands. Mr. Barwt said they hoped to
Gnish the road the preseot year, but tho
stringency of the money market was
sieat drawback to- them, s the rates on
the money offered as a loan on the first
mortgage bonds are ery high. An agent
lias gone to Europe fot tho purpose of
egotlating them to better advantage. In
this they show tfcei good busmen (fin
ifications, which is better for the road thin
to go it 'blind on high fates, and before
tliey are aware too twitched off tbo taack
It Is preforable to go i little slrw and be
sure. Mr. Barret 1'eft Monday morning
In company witft our county directors
and financial agont. for St. liouia, o
attend the tnootiog aboso vefcrred
Watches and Clocks
EVER BROUGHT TO TROY
BARTON S. GllANT.
Late II. S. Grant t Co,
Lato with Nanson.
Barthotow A Co.
No. 323 N. COMMKItllAL ST.,
ST. LOUIS, Ma
Special attention paid to the sale
of Tobacco and Grain.
: SIEGEL & BOBB,04""8'
HXiHS S .A., Stuart
SIJSGKft & BOB,
U holesale and Retail Dealers
IS AT THDSTOUX OF
GOLD AND SILVKR WATCfiKS,
PLAIN AND ORNAMENTAL CUKKS,
I1UOOCIICS AND EAR RINGS,
LADIES' CHAINS AN. BRACELETS,
SEAL AND PLAIN OOLD RINGS,
STUDS Jc SPIRAL SHIRT BUTTONS,
SILVER AND PLATED GOBLETS,
AND MANY OTHER OBNAHENTS.
NURSERY, GAS AND COAL-OIL
ST. CHARLES, JVIO. FIXTURES,
.ua . ...r.i.... wf .beat,, j MPB AWD mrlJW4l,
C T. inAlililNiKitUDTt Proprietor. ANU
Fruit Trees, Grape Vines, Hoses, PLUMBERS MATERIALS.
riumliii, CJas nntl Steam
1'itliuir done in all their
i:iiinn(e ami llESlttit'S
furnished for Unn anil Coal
Oil Fixtures to light
WOULD Inform htfr patrona and tlio publlo
that Will rcmovoher School from tho
'homo on taln etreot to the Chilstlan Institute,
. I vhtro alio will ru-open her scoool on
I Wednesday, January 1st, 1873.
Mlsa Stuart hopes to merit a tharo of pnlrorl
'.age by her unremitting enilosvora t linprof
'tciac children wiiu are inirnsitJ i ucr care.
TURKS VKK MI-.H.SIOH til' HVK
Senior CUiaoi $20.0(1
Junior Clatsei 1 5.0(1
I' linary Clarrc 10. CD
The Ornamental llranchca will be charged
ni cuatoinnry in tcnoolt, colleges, Ac. :
Incidental charso (luol Ac.) I.P0
Payments "made One-lia'f at (he eommonco-
lncnt,fnni the rcmalnior at tho tndof tho ica
alon of five month".
luilgc Sam'l Watnon ami lady, St. Charles,
fudtfo Buckncr and ltdy, " "
Dr. bam'l llvcrall and lady, " "
J.W. Rp.lmon and lady, " "
Col. T. V, Cunningham, " "
qnlto Wheclcrnnd lady, Troy, Mo.
uTemucr n, iori. inoii
AVatclics. mid Jewelry
Troy, Mo., May, 1&Y3.
Pictures I l'ununr.s! I'icruiiKs!
G. h. Collier will bo in Troy in few days
lu remain several week. Persons wish
in; work done should give him an cnily
M. T. Uritton sells beat Wright City
Flour at 8o 25.
Good bargains in Clothing.
Sella Groceries as cheap as any man in
Pays U cents for epps. v"n45
llo! POR the Noveltv. ifr. W. H.
Cooper of the Novelty Cash Storo has
just received a largo and splendid sup
ply of fresh poods, including dry goods,
groceries, notions, &c, which will be sold
cheaper than ever before. Call and ex
amino the magnificent stock. A carload
of salt on hand that will be sold at the
very lowest figures. nl7tl
For Sai.i. Low, very low, cr rent, a
wool carding machine, and a portable en
gtno of sufficient power to run two ma
chines. Will sell tho machine for 250,
and tho engino for S250. To any one
purchasing both a largo reduction will
bo made Apply to J. S McLellan, at
Troy, or William T. Wilson, two miles
south of Auburn.
To Teachers. Notice rs hereby
civen that I will, in a-scordanco with the
school law, hold public examination of
teachers at the court house in iroy on
the first Saturday of every month. All
applications for certificates must be made
on these days. Teachers will pleuso bear
this in mind. JUHN WllibUiN,
Supt. Pub. Sohools, Lincoln county
"What Newspapers do for Nothing
An exchange, ftfcukine of newspapers
and what is expected ol them, very lor'
cibly remarks that "there is nu business
in tho wido world so subject to sponging
as the art or trade of pruning u newspa
per. Public corporations, societies auo)
associations in general, have, peculiar
ideas about newspapers. They think
they ought to ptint, puff and publish all
fnr nntbine. that is "free cratts ; in
other words,, thoy seotn astonished if
osked half price only for cards of ttianks
tributes of respect, -personal communica
tfon, or anything else that only interests
a Tew persona, and not tfie general Teaaer.
They think it costs no money te sdvst
tise, puff, etc. And thus one and another
will sponge. They forget that it takes
money to pa compositors to buy ink,
ivna and nancr : and laetlv. they forgot
even to thaiik you fof gratuitously puff
log their business or serving tfio jpuunc.
A Radical editor of Little Rock, Ar
kansas, went to the opera, and when iho
orohestra opened with "Strike ths Lyro,"
lie jumpod over tho bok seat and broke
for the door shouting "Kt-kluxl" at
tho top of his voice. He aras sure they
Tho New York Journal of commerco
prediot that wool will bo worth onedollsr
per jiound boforo tbo first of Juno next
A wan Ty tho namo of Vaughn has
been arrested in Memphis, charged with
the assassination of Gen, Hindman soino
,four years ngo.
If You Want an A No. 1
Shade aud Ornamental Trees, &c,
!Tif Send for Descriptive Cati.luguo.-t5
Iil2m0 ptl Free on Appllcation.-H
WHOLESALE AXD ltETAll. DEALEIt
I iti: II CLOCKS,
Watches and Jewelry Repaired.
NO. 210 X0RTII FOURTH STREET
Between Olive and Tim Streets)
ST. LOUIS, MO.
May V, 1 87
N OTICE la Lcrcby given that letters of mlmln
latrntion wero grunted to ths vmlcriiened
on the estate of Annio Argent, dee'd, bv the
Clerk ot tho rrnnato Court ol I.incoln county,
Mo., nn tho 2 t h day of March, lS'll.
All persons having c'olms ogainat aald estate
aro required to exhibit them to the administrator
for allowance within one yenr from tho date o.
sail letters, or they may be precluded from uny
benefit of laid estate; and if nut exhibited
vti'hln iwo years from Iho date of said letters
they will bo forever barred.
apra JOHN II. Dl.XOS, Adm'r.
Now Ready for Delivery
F. W, HARBAUM,
nu i ii i
111 K III,
IIO J ami
I Uns iflarhincN it m to
liKhl )iillic lltiililinN, ami
warranted to trivc cittirt-
A Larc stock or Fancy
ArticleM, Kicvllcnt Holiday
Prcht'dtM, at Cost.
Store, 203 N. Fifth Street,
fT L.OUIS, MO.
I87. 1873. 1873.
l t'rt Class icvs ami
TIIK MISSOUni HIM'linMCAN', published
every morning, by mail, ono year, $12. To clubs
of three, -TI ; of ten, $100.
TIIK THl-WKMKLY, publlahcd Mondays,
Wedncdays and Fridays, $S a year j three copies
$17; fno copic. $27 ; ten copies $50.
THE WKKKIjY, $2 ayoir, thrco copies $,
five copies $8, ten noplos fifteen dollars, twonty
copies tncnty-flvo dollars.
Additions can be m.nlo to clubs at any time at
clubntcs. fen pr cent, coiumlsttou allowod to
Agents getting up clubs. (
l'apcrs not Kent Unless paid In ndtnnee, and
Invariably dliontlnucd nt tto end of timo paid
Ilemltlances can be made at our risk in 'Drafts,
Post-office Orders or Registered Letters.
QUO. KNAI'P 4 CO.,
St. Louis, Mo.
YOUR BDSINES8 IN TIIK HEBAbJ AMD
IT WII.I, PAY.
A YEU ONLY FOU THE IIKKALD
JOHN P. LYNOTT,
HAEDWABE AND CUTLERY,
tcwmt mwm xck:$
fa r. n
ill i ii ii
PLOWS AND WHEAT DRILLS,
AGRICULTURAL KV-rfB.w . IMPLEMENTS
. . ,Mn Cl ,.i
WnvTDOW SASH A.1STJD O-XiA-SS,
And Everything that may he classed under the name of hardware.
vrnis STORE OIY 11AIV STREET, TROV, iTIO.
CHEAP CASH STORE!
WOODSON, BIRKHEAD k CO.,
Chain of Rock and Cap-au-Gris. Mo
Dealers in DRY GOODS, GROCERIES, ROOTS and SHOES
If ATS and CAPS, VLOTIIIXG, QUEEXSWARE, HARD
WARE, and in act everything usually Aept in a country -store.
,XHOf per day. Agents wanted!
IU JtT Xll clashes of working peo
ple of cither aex, young or old, mako mnro money
at work for us tn their spare momenta, oi all the
ttme, than at anything else rarltculara tr'e
Addrcra 0. Stinaon i Co. .Portland, Mo. 7v4fly
For Good Turnouts
GO TU THE HRICK
LiVEil 1 STABLE
ON MAIN STItEET,
T R, O Y , M O .
Iliizgica and Horses to litre. Horses boarded
by the day or Week.
I also run a dally mall and paaaengcr'tltlo to
and from "the St. L. K. & N. railroad. The hack
will leave Troy at 7 o'clock in tho morning, mak
ing connection with both tho Eastern and West
ern buund trains. My hacks and teams aro kepi
in good order, and careful drivers inanago them.
U30tf JAUUU IIAUTMAK.
TUOKNIIILL & BUSWELL, Propr's,
THIS la a first-cla's hotel, furnUhed in good
style and Its table supplied with tho best tho
market n (Turds. Strangers stopping in Troy will
(ind lirrenll tho comforts of homo.
Tho II A It is stocked wi'h strictly prime Li
quors, such as Itranulcs, vthlrkfcs. Nines, Ale,
(iln, etc.; also the Gncst'brunds of Ogata,
Ifcsignalloii or KxcUlorslilp.
JOTICK la hereby given tj allparties on
l ccrned that the undersigned, Executor of
the will of John A. Si'.ton, iico'd, will apply al
the Probate t ourt of Lincoln county, Mo., at the
next regu'ar term thereof, to wit, at the Airll
term 1873, fur pcrmialon to resign hia letters
testamentary, granted t him on the e.tato of
said doccasd. n2 O, Q. WILSON, Ex'r.
NOTICE is hereby given that tho underignel
administratrix of the estate of W.S.Coch
ran, dco'd, will mako application at next term
of tho Probate Court ot Lincoln county, Mo., to
be begun und held ill Troy on tho second Mon
day In July, 1873, for permission to resign her
letters of administration granted on said estnto.
arrllO MA II Y U. CUC11KAN, Adtn'rx.
NOTICE la hereby given that totters of ad
mlniatratlon were granted to the under
sinned on the estato of Abraham K. King. i'e-
ccaacd, by tho Clerk of tho Probate Court '
Lincoln county, mo., on (tie IV u day ot Ap Ir,
Persons having claims against laid estate a-o
requlrej to exhibit them to the admlnls rate
within ono year from the date of said letters, cr
they may bo precluded from any bonefit ol said
estato j and if not cxhibi'el within two yean
from tho dato of aaid letters, they will bo forevor
barred. JO().IA CItKKOH. Adm'..
UiffliCHt market Price Paid tor Grain wild Bacon.
Goods Exchanged for all Kinds of Country Produce.
Special Mention Given to Shipping
GRAIN AND STOCK OF AU. KINDS.
Goooil Stock Pens, All consignments made to us will receitte our
prompt attention. We are also AGENTS for the '
,11c C liny If heat Drills
Wood's Reaper and JfIotva
Cultivators Flows Witfon.
ALL SOLD AOTTOM PRICES,,
Tkanfchy our frienfis fcf; their liberal jpatronags heretofore, w?
invite tilcm'to examine our new stock leforo ffutchasing rfsewlevfr
No trouble to show goods.
WOODSON BIRKHEAO k C0,;
rjo Capau-Grfo and Ch-iU'of-Rocfo, Jlfa.
N'OTICK la hereby given that letters or admin
titration wore granted to tho under.igncd
on tbe calato of JO'hua A'. KH g, Ueccaaeit,
by the Clerk of the Prolate Court of Lincoln
connty, Mo., on the 19.lt d.iyof Anil IS73.
All persona having claims against s lid estato
arercquircd to exhibit Ihciu to the Administrator
for ollowanco within ono year from tho dato of
said letters, or thy may bo precluded from uny
benefit of said estate, and if not exhibited within
two years from tho dato of said letters they trill
be forever barred. ,
may7 JOSIAIl CREECH, Adn'r.
NOTICE la hereby givm that loiters or admin
istration were g-anted to the utidersigne''
on the estate -of Thomas WoatherfoTd, decea-ed,
on tho 18th day of Janua y, 1873, by the Clerk
or tho Probato Court or l.incnin county, .no.
All persona having claims ngalnat said eatnto
aro required to exhibit them to tho administrators
for ulliiwanco within ono year from tlu dato of
slid loiters, or thoy may bo iirrclitdod f om any
benefit of aald estato and If not exhibited
within two years from Iho dato of said letters,
they rill bo lorevcr buried.
FllANKLI.V 11. WKATHFItFOnil,
UIHAM W. WEATIIKKFOHD,,,,,
If ith Neatness