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&DTZBD ATO PUBLISHED EX A. KL1PPEL, OZZ$0$, HOLT pOUHTT, MO. TM I5Q PER &KKBM -3"h Job Denirrment of the Sextiitkl estab- iUhment Is well supplied with the lato styles of I type. "4 Job Printing of lay ordinary charae- ter will De luroea oat on iaon souoe, nau at uie i xaou rimuuc rmww. The Legacy Hunters. It was Abigail Yarley's thrce-scorc-tcnth birthday. She was a rich widow, childless, and with no known relatives save two gentlemen cousins. Never were consinlv attachments rSilfeP ti .ITUViTi ..ti'r ; nf i?re S an,d T?11 ST "".."""An t& "" ,"r, IT .Tu. "i" i .y; common nuuit uiw. uv WhU:rri Vs venturer than H,. l.,l,r larlrh n fair TirOSDeCt. no- cordlnf? to the course ot nature, of sur v " r.?r-F :w- vivlng her, and how to supplant each otherla her will, which, at least, 6he 5hiStt: ZZffiTHZr L red their attention. " ,f? . . . . . untne morning in question, wneni Jn the morning in question, when Cousin Roger called to wish Cousin Abigail the usual "many happy re turns,"" he was not a. little chagrined to find Coatia Dick there before him. However bo presented, his .annual gift, and went through '-his annual speech without missing a word: and seeing fS.r-Ki r"";rArr,r?1r-!X.ri"V-..rff dogs were his abomination -f 1 ' . i n Weill Cousin Abigail. I hope your health continues good," said Cousin Boger, patting Pompey's head, and glancing suspiciously at Cousin Dick, who he devoutly wished at Jericho. "No, not so good latterly as It has been. The fact is." the old lady con tinued, "I have been thinking serious ly of sending for Mr. Parker, with a view of settling my worldly affairs without delay." 'O, there Is no need of haste, cous in," broke in Dick ; "you have many years before youyet;"incntallyadding, what has possessed the old niuny to put it off so long?" "Well, well, I snppose there's no hurry, about it," said cousin Abigail. "And yet," cousin Roger ventured to hint, "it's always well to be prepared ; none or us can tell Uie minute or the hour, you know." "And after all calling in a lawyer is not so serious a matter as calling in a doctor," said cousin Dick, lastidious- iy. The conversation was interrupted by the entrance of a young and beautiful girl, at whom cousin Dick stared with a surprised and troubled look. "Pardon uie, mn'ain," she said; in a voice remarkably sweet and gentle; "not knowing you were engaged, 1 came to see if you wished me.as usual, to read to you to-day." "Presently, dear, ' Mrs. varley an swered, in a tone that plainly hinted her visitors would not be pressed to stay If they offered to go. Alter an awkward pause, the two cousins took their departure together. "Who is that girl T' inquired Roger, as soon as they had readied the street. "You may well ask," said cousin Dick; and, stopping, he whispered something in his companion's car, at f.rii.1 heaven ! the resemblance! .-ertninlv strikinz. But what is to be done? Do vou think the old cousin Abigail, 1 mean suspects anything?" Not yet, I think; but no timo is to bo lost. I have a plan which it would be well for us to talk over together." The two hurried rapidly along. Mrs. Varley had occasionally tonnd time hang heavily on her hands.and so bad advertised for a person to fill the post ot "companion" to an aged lady. It was thus that Hester Darling had become an inmate of the house. At as early an hour as was seemly on the morning following that on mMnh rn introduced them to the read er. Roger and Dick again presented themselves before their cousin We "have tbonght It our duty, cous in" began Dick. Our hounden dutv." put in Roger. "As painful as It Is Imperative," Dick continued. "To put you on your guard.ma'am." T?nrrnr milled- "Against a deceitful and designing person." exclaimed Dick. "Who is "no better than she should be." shouted Roger, indignantly. Dpon ray work, cousins, I do not comprehend a syllable you have utter ed," said Mrs. Varley ; "nor shall I be likely to, if yon both keep talking at once. Come. Dick, yon seem the least orritml. what Is tho meaning of all hf r P" What means, may I venture to a&v Rata Dick. did vou take to ascertain the charactcrand antecedents of the yonng woman at present sneuer wl hitnreif.1i vour roof?" "Why, none," replied the good old ladv. "Her young and truthful face was recommendation enough on which tocivebcra trial. "We have ascertained her to be a most abandoned creature." proceeded Dick, "and have deemed it proper at once to apprise you ot the discovery. Should she deny the act nsatlon.we are prepared with abnndant proofs." And the two cousins took their leave with an air of exalted virtue. Mrs. Varlev was a ladv of the strict' est propriety, and severest morals. Much as she pitied tracoorand friend less cirl. she must be promptly freed from this foul and dreadful charge, or cross her threshold never to return. She went directly to Hester's cham ber. "Yon must tell me your past history. child " said Mrs. VarlQK In a deteri ed, but not unkind tone. "O, madam, I praj'ou pardon but I cannot ten it." "Then it has been ono of sham guilt?" "For a time of shame. answered the yonng cheek, "but never o: ashed What was it tnat to start so suddenly, Varley tagger half fainting, to n seat s aressing tamer' "Who whosi eness Is that?" she exclaimed, in scarcely articulate . an open miniature voice, pointli on the table.! "My mothft's," Hester answered. Thon vnn nrn Flnrenen. 'Marvin's hiM 9" That was' indeed ray mother's Bamo ?" "More yon are the daughter of my only brother, George Heywood, for -ciA.nnn -Marvin wna Mr wife " With a Btifled cry, she who had viton horcolt nlnnit nnd friendless In ' ft.ll nn her kinswoman's MW TT 14 l vm - , - aaIp ,. itranf inara nf m!nrleil fflaa- livikf Aim n vww u v .... --f d Mwaa muw Her ntnrir whieh Hester had refused to cqnfiilp to a stranger's cars, sbp now m Jmd Hi A. KLIPPEIi, Editor and Publisher. VOLUME XI. willingly Imparted to one from whom she Iclt she had no longer a right to withhold it. That her brother had married in on nosition to her father's wishes.and hud been disinherited in consequence, was already known to Abigail Varley, but his home, and what had befallen him wnat instant spot ne had selected for lnerc sne haa ucver learned. The story was sad enough. After a few years, toilsome, but not nnnappy years tor they were spent in loved of hh wlfe mA c6lda air!K.had laUcnVPn George """" ouoyiyiuil 01 a leariai crime, a networt of c r, enmstances too intricate for man's wit to disentangle environed him, and he was condemned to die. The stern JPentwuicani into effect, and lba executed murderei's widow, sought I concealment for herself ann child in a .,, t long years afterwards toe tnith was discovered: bnt the judicial murder had Daseod among the thluffg lrrevoca ble. The poor widow died at lastrv broken hearted, dm wun one consola tion she had lived to sec hre husband's innocence vindicated. "And this, my poor child, is the shame of which vou spoke?" Not many days after, Hester was sent to one of the first seminaries in the land, for she had yet timo enough to avail herself of opportunities of cnl ture hitherto beyond her reach. Her aunt and she kept their own counsel Cousins Roger and Dick only knew that the object of their solicitude had disappeared, and probably congratula ted themselves on the success of their virtuous stratagem. Alter a time, Mr. Parker, cousin Abigail's lawyer, was sent for, and after that the good old woman seemed wouderlully revived in spirits. At her next birthday, the prospect of "many happy returns," produced anything but a happy effect upon the two expectant cousins, who began to think that, after all, the lite tables might be infallible. Rut her time came at last; and within a decent period after the sad event, cousins Roger and Dick were duly summoned to attend the reading of Abigail Vcrlcy's will. They were a good deal startled at the sight of their old enemy.the strange girl. Poor Tabby.as if seeking consolation in her bereavement, leaped upon the knee of her old friend Dick, who strok ed her back pathetically, but a little nervously. Pompey, who took things more philosophically, stretched him self out for a biioozc at the feet of Roger. Mr. Parker, drawing from his pocket the document, proceeded to read it. The Introduction was long and formal. But, hark! there's something coming now. "To mv cousin, Richard Figgins " Richard looked at Roger in triumph. "I give aud bequeath" You could have heard both their hearts beat. "In consideration of the natural love and affection, which I have iDtocn-eu Dick looked puzzled. "My favorite cat 'luooy." Dick gave Tabby a furious stroke the wrong way. "And no more ot my estaie.- win. n fllnor that betokened a most emphatic renunciation of the legacy. Tabby was sent mewing anu siimmy to the lurtner cnu oi uiu loum. "To my consin, Hoger bmmi It was Roger's turn to triumph. In consideration to the like natural love and affection" Pnnrr hpnr.in to feel SUSDlClOns. "Icgive and bequeath my dog Pom y, and no more ot" my estate." win, o vinliMi ki.:k. Pomoev was sent pey. sninnlnz after the cat; and the fear of her who had so long kept the peace du- hrnon thoiTi lielnfr no longer ueiurc int.. .f no ht nent-nn enmitv of years found vent in an nproarous u"ui.m it nolse of which the voice of the old lawyer was almost drowned ; but the n-nrii "mcf ntnl residue ol mv estate nole'e. Hester Hevwocd." were suffi ciently audible, and consins Dick and Koer staycu to near no iuoic A Wife's Trick. From the Cincinnati Times. i UAv nitnnvinr n hiffll position at Washington, whose husband was of the Government, iook u uii i" .mj" ,iiit him She "doted" on lace, and hMrn n her oDnortnnity. Talklug of m,. oitnniEWinns she would make in hi ho fnlil her she should pur- chase any reasonable quantity, provid ed she would not smuggle any. To this she added. The gentleman took as part of his wardrobe a dressing-gown; la-n most Americans. In the priva cy of his room he liked to pull off his coat. Several times on the trip he ob served the care bis wife took of this garment, and was gratified by her anx iety for his comfort. Once, when smoking; while lighting his cigar, he set his gown on fire, and quite a hole was burned in the skirt. His wife was nnior rrltnfed. and ho was flattered W en frifltno- a dansrer to him had so moved her. One morning, immediate ly after their return to this country, he found before he reached his office that kevs- he needed he nau icu at noiue. and Tctreateu uib ...-.. Mnrr himself In Willi nis iaicu-b.ci proceeded to his chamber, and on 'pening the door he tound nis vwie on oi Vnoac fin the floor, his dressing- gown divested ofiU lining and spread . . . i . i. . . r r lit nunfi Deioro ner, anu iuu i" """ iltcenrnifrlnrr from It a wniie. mmty fabric with which In was covered. She sprang up on seeing him. laugneu anu exclaimed, "ion arc uiu puiuh11-' You wore that lace all over turope, and brought it home" An old ladv. on hearinz that a yonng Mnd had lost his place on account of misdemeanor, exclaimed: "Miss De meanor ? Lost his place on account of Miss Demeanor? well, wen: im afraid it's too true that thore's alius a woman at the bottom ot man's dlmcui ties!" An inebriated man dropped into the Tabernacle during the pcrtormace of the children from tue ive roints. tie sat near the stage, and lccling rather .drowsy from his potrfops fell asleep rlnrlno- fhn interestinCWUSlng. When ho awoko the children were coin, fhrnnoh f!n1Isthenlc exercises. Ho ha evlilentlv never seen these eccentric -J " " , i nn1 nxtrnnnllnarv movements, lulu r - 1 T i Inmnlnfr un. rn plied off, wllalV exclaim- t ' - inz. "Great Ca?sar. I've got them again," Sea Cliff Utrald. CLOUD BURSTS. How the Town of Eureka Was Swept byan At mospheric Water Flood. .2 J'etc Theory in JExpIana- fioii or These Itcmark able Phenomena. tFrom the Overland Monthly. The town of Eureka is situated at tho head of a canon nbout four miles long and 200 yards wide on an average. It Is nearly 7.000 feet above the sea. From the sides of the canon parallel lines of steep hills rise one above the otner to a ueignt varying from 500 to 1,200 feet, and from tho crests of theso numerous small canons run down to the main one. Three streets malnlv eomnose the towif;betw!en'two"'df which formerly ran a "small creek, now converted Into a capacious canal, intended to carry rr i . ,...tt. e- . . . . . vu uuiit. ui water mat nny luture cloudburst may precipitate upon tho occupant, of the canon. About 1.000 yards above the town three large canons converge and ter minate abruptly upon a plain one-third of n sqnare mile in extent, and nearly surrounded by an amphitheatre of steep hills. In this area the floods consen- trated all their forces, and tlience through a single exit on tho lower side hurled them upon tho devoted town. These canons are from four to six miles long, in structure like the first. and extend with a zradual rise up the slopes of the lofty inountaius on the southwest, which form n watershed whoso outer boundary, in its general conformation is tho arc of a circle, and whoso altitude is about 2,000 feet above the plain. From the foregoing des cription it appears that quantities of water, In whatever form, fallinz unon the crests and slopes of theso moun tains, accumulating in the small can ous, rushing thence Into the main ones and pouring down these, would be rap Idly concentrated at the point of their convergence. For many days previous to the storm about to be described, the heat had been excessive, and tiie whole conutrv wat. parched like a desert. During tho proceeding niorninz. however, a coni- ous shower saturated the earth and caused the creek, till then nearly drv, to overflow its banks. Tills shower, by fillinz the nores of the I'-irili's .nr. face, paved the way for the devastat ing flood, as without it much of the water would have been ab.-orbed ou its ivay down the vallevs. About noon, a larcre cloud of tnfcv blackness rose in the southwest and stood directly over the crest of the wa tershed. It rapidly overspread the skj in that quarter, and, settling down npon the lofty peak of Prospect Moun tain, completely enveloped it in its gloomy folds. At this time from the VC J T . 1 ll itlMi Kamii tnM. lectrfcWy; KTfrmr4y'ryirvrffi of thunder, the nimbus apparently launching its lightnings full upon the nwnntain. The storm, meantime, ad- incingnpon the town, and atone p. i.. hurst nnon it with zreat fun-. Rain and hall fell in unprecedented quanti ties. Torrents and sheets of water presently poured from tho hills in the vicinity, partially nooning tnc lower streets. After the lapse of an honr two horsemen rode through this quar ter warning flic inhabitants to escape to the hills, as a great flood was rush- inz upon them from the mountains. Many, incredulous, neglected this timely warning, and swiftly paid the penalty of their skepticism, for closely following the rideis came the foremost billow of the flood, curling and forin inz like an anzrv 6nrf. Two or three black surzes succeeded at sort inter vals, and in an Incredibly short time dozens of buildings, many cattle and horses, and nearly a score or people were swept away. It is remarkable that nmonz the victims there were no children and but one woman, they hav ing been the first to take the alarm and seek a place of safety. Persons who were standing near tho spot where the canons converge, declare the spec tacle or the three torrents issuing therefrom nnrivaled for the novelty and savazeness ot its aspect, each can on actually bclchinz a mass ol water. rocks and timbers upon tho plain. This statement did not appear exagger ated, in view of a level spaco before the mouth of New York canon, 150 yards long and seventy-five wide, cov ered and places heaped by the torrent with stones and rocks, varying in size from a cobble to a boulder weighing Ions. For a considerable die lorn their months the can- ons irely free from debris. nothl able to resist tne noou rnshin. zh sueh narrow channels In the town water swept In places a space incll lng three 6treeU, and scattered the river. eck for miles down tue It an ocean ad failed npon them from a clear s the citizens ol i.uro- ka would hard havc been more con- founded than t y were by tuis snu den descent of tains. ater irom tne mouu By ohservallol made in several in stances, the fol winz conditions were found to co-exls Extreme Heat lor several days pril to the storm, the presence of high mountains, and re- markable electrical ciisturiinnccs. Tho nature of clecftcal influence in the atmosphercf tenng to intensify conditions favorable W copious rain falls, has not been itfcertained, and therefore can only be inferred from the relation and order of phenomena in a storm. The most copious showers are accompanied by thunder and light ning. Some assert that electricity in such instances is produced by the rap id condensation of vapor in the atmos phere; but it is a very noticcablo fact, In the case of thunder-storms, that great electrical disturbances pre vnll prior to the fall ot rain, nnd fre quently subside thereafter, whence it Is not nnrcnsonable to Infer that elec tricity does in such cases assist in the condensation of vapor. This polpt is important as tending to account for an extraordinary discharge of moisture from the clouds when the ordinary pro cesses of nature do not appear compe tent therefor. Suppose the mass of vapor, heretofore presumed to have been collected in the vicinity of moun tains and highly charged with positive electricity, is driven violently against a mountain highly charged with nega tive fluid, two material results immc- THE OLDEST PAPER OREGON, MISSOUKI, diately follow rapid electrical inter discharges between cloud and moun tain (a spectacle not infrequent), and ;i suuueu inn oi temperature tnrougn out tne mnss ot warm vapor upon con tact with the cold mountain peak. From observation, we know that these phenomenas are followed by heavy rams. Having shown 'vhat conditions may e.isi in iuc aimospncre lavoraoio to a copious oisciiarge ot moisture, aud no icu some oi tne continzencics unon which such a result depends, let us see it anoiner ana rarer element mav not uu uccasiunany iouuu calculated to still further intensify this result. There is no reason to doubt that the same phenomena, called water-spouts at sea and whirlwinds on land, occur in the clouds : indeed, from the tfti-m and movements of certain storm-clouds and from other facts to be noticed presently, meir occurrence in Hie lilnh. er regions ot the air may bo accepted as a fact. According to Kamitz, a re nowned German meteorologist, they are due to two opposite winds passing side by side, while Peltier and otlier physicists ascribe them to electrical causes. However, let one of these re volving air-spouts invade a Yopor re gion, such as we have described ; if not already charged with moisture, it rap idly becomes so, and, whirling about with it masses of the contageous vapor moves tnronzu the air with prodizious velocity. Suddenly it plunges into a com ntmospnero in the vicinity of the mountain, wuen an immediate conden sation of its moisture takes place, as may be observed when a zlass receiver containing vapor is plunged into cold water. The moisture, however, is not precipitated bnt supported by the same buoyant force which curies objects up from the earth in a whirlwind or sus tains a column of water in a water- pout at sea. The particles ot mois ture greatly agitated aud moving upon each other within a limited soace. enn- lesce, and the process continuing, the diffused moisture, by fheforco of co hesion and the centripetal powers of the whirl-storm, rapidly approximates the form and condition of a volume of water. At once by the concussion of lightnings, or by collision with a mountain peak, or by tho internal pressure of the mass of water.the aerial watcr-spont bursts into fragments, and precipitates its contents to the earth. According to this theory, the statement of not a few eye witnesses ot cloud bursts that water falls as if the bottom hail tumbled from an aerial lake, has a good foundation in fact. Pi of. Silliman declares that water spouts are in great pait formed of at mospheric water, as is shown by the fact that water escaping from them is not salt, even in the open sea. From this it appears that a water-spout be comes charged with water in tho clouds, and if, instead of descending to fhe ocean. It should pass over land. such a result as we have described would be extremely probable; or the water-spout may orizinate. as we have shown, with equal probability, over the land. this theory of the cloudburst, the oc currence of similar phenomena at sea, and the positive statements of persons who profess to have beheld water, as it were a lake falling irom tne sicy, mere is the well-attested fact that large vol umes of water have descended to tho vallevs so suddenly as to preclude the belief that they proceeded from show ers, however copious. iJVJS STOCK .JJVJD POPV- INITIO JV. Professor Thorold Rogers of Oxford University. England, has made up a curious return of the proportion of do mesticated live stock to the population in the most prominent countries in the world. It shows the following re sults: Great Britain has one cow to every twelve persons, a sheep for everybody, and one pig for every six persons. Franco has a like proportion of sheep a double share, comparatively ot cows, bnt only one pig to six persons. The Swedes have a cow Between three and one-half of them, a sheep be tween two and three quarters, nnd a nlz to a baker's dozen. There aro as many sneep as mere arc Norwczians In Jforwav. when they are all at home, and two and a half of them arc tho Norwegians entitled to a cow. Thcv can have one nnd one eichtecnth of a pig each. Denmark has a cow for each per son, as mauy sheep as persons, and a pig for four nnd three quarters per sons. Prussia, with her usual uniformity, has an uniial number ot cows and pigs, one to every five inhabitants, besides a sheep apiece all aronnd. Wnrtcraberg has a quarter as many cows as people, a sheep to two and three quarters and a pig to seven. Bavaria rates the same ns Wnrtcm berg, as to cow?, nnd sheep, nnd is as much better off for pigs ns one-fifth is better than one-seventh. Saxony has a sheep and a pig for even eizht persons, and a cow for every six. Holland has a cow to fonr, a sheep to four, and a pig to twelve persons. Belzlnm. a cow to six, a sheep to nine, nnd a pig to eight (which is an Hlbcrnlcism.i Austria has a cow to six persons, and a sheen and a niz to even' five. Switzerland rens np to the Swedish standard on cows, one to three nnd one-hall persons, and has a sheep for five and a pig for seven and ono-hnlf persons. We Americans close the list with a cow for every four of us a sheep apiece, ono pig to every one and one-hair. IleJmbold in an Insane Inm. .11' Philadelphia, Pa., Aug. 14. Mr. Henry Helmhold, the former proprietor of manj' patent medicines, nnd who kept a largo house on Broadway, has been sent to an insane asylum in this city. Ho recently returned irom i-.it rope and has been temporarily stop ping hero. In conversation with a re porter ho told wonderful tales of what lie proposed to do in tho future, anu, for a man whose business has been wrecked, spoke profoundly confident, On Wednesday last two physicians ex amined him nnd pronounced him in sane. They then mado affidavit beloro nn alderman, reciting the result of the examination, and yesterday Mr. Helm bold was removed to pr. Kirkbridc's aylnm, IN THE COTTHTY. FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 3, or. If .MIS. POPE. via settlers Ite-Union, Bur- tng the St. Joseph JExposi it on. The following wc think of sufficient interest to publish entire. It will re pay a perusal: White Haix. Cottage, Aug. 16, '75i uah l &ULLIVAN-. Sec'v Old Set- TLfciw he-union, St. Joseph, Mo.; Bear Sir In reply to your invitation rcqucstlnz mv nresenen .if thn nnt.i outliers- ue-union," permit me to say. , v4 " ' tuw V1U iu5 aosenco oi my son, A. ti. rope, who is now on a visit to Texas, I am compelled to decline the ilisfin. guished favor extended me by the ofll- Mirfi ff Un r r. , T -. J - . ... " iiocuuiunuii. regret mis from tho fact of tho real pleasure it would nfford mo of meeting in this life with the men and women of ycjoiuen timc.v In rehearsing thehis- tory-oi tne -golden past," and also to enjoy tho happiness that necessarily follows the association of the n.isf. wUh tho present. But as it is impossible iur mo w oo mere, still it I can add anything of Interest to tho " re.nnlnn 1 by giving you a few incidents of my chequered life", I certainly will contrib ute at least mat tuucii. In the sum mer of 1772, my father. Francis T.ir together with sixty other familes, left Rockingham county, West Virginia, in pursuit of homes in the wilds ot Ken tucky. They landed in the latter State in the month of October, following mi settled near what Is now known as urao urcuaru. Un the 12th day oi aiarchi lua, I was born. Soon after the arrival of this small colon v i n KVn. tucky, they concluded to divide equal i ...i . i . . . ... t i.t , iwmruux'on uiirry inmiiies under the leadership of Daniel Boone, crossed tho Kentucky river at Boonsboro and trav eled inn southerly direction, towards what is now known as Fraukfort. The remaining thirty families ander the leadership of James Scoggs, removed to the south side of the Kentucky river, but finally moved toward Lexington, where we again joined Boone and his company. Tho Indians were not very troublesome until about fouryears after our arrival in Kentucky. About that time they began to show a hostile spir it, which compelled the settlers to con centrate their forces and "fortnp" for defense. But to be brief; for fifteen or sixteen years of my life I saw little else save fighting the Indians, hence, j-ou may imagine my life was somewhat monotonous. The forts were then va- ited and stronz neighborhoods form ed. Abraham Lincoln, Sr., and family constituted a part of the company that moved from Virginia at the time my father left there, and his farm in Ken tucky (or what was then called farms) was contiguous to my father's. I have been in his house very mnnv times, and was sixteen or eighteen ears old when Abraham Lincoln, ir.. was born. I have oftentimes nursed thu dead President, which in itself w.i not then nor is It now anything rtra- oiYfnpru..for he wassiraplya baby and a terribT!?JS't2JJiurth!it. When T waa.A5flnfv - ' "uu "T , " - months after our marriage, i rcmain- ed a widow eighteen mouths and was again married to Thos. Pope, with whom I lived upwards of sixty years. Seventy-five years of my life I lived in Kentucky, my constitution not being in the least impaired by age. My husband concluded he would move to Missouri, whereupon, the necessarj' preparations beinz made, wo started and lauded in Holt county, near Mound City.' Two years nfter my husband died, I contin ued to live in iioit county till my "baby," Andrew L. Pope, came forme. I say "baby" from' the fact that he is my last child ana is now in ins nity sixth year. I have had ten children. seven boys nnd threo girls, and between fifty andsixty grand, children. For an old ladv. I am said to be quite active; I have never had occasion to use spec tacles, although I have had several pairs still I can see ns well, or better to-day with the eyes God gave me. than I can with artificial appliances. I can knit now three pairs of stockings a week, and np to three years ago, could spin twelve hanks of yarn a day, aud conld wfeave eight yards of six hundred llax linen, sinco l nave uecn at my son's, A. L. Pope. I have walked one- halt mile aud back without stopping. My health is sood and my appetite fine and if I live would like to go to the Centennial next year. In short, I don't feel very old, nnd like to talk or the past very much. I had nearly forgot ten to sav that I am the fifth person that united with the reformations under the preaching of Wm. Sherman. We well know them ns "Shcrmanites," which soon changed into "Campbel lltes." Perhaps it would not be amiss for me to recapitulate a little by adding that I was the second girl bom in Ken tucky, the first beinz Lavina Whitley, who was afterwards Mrs. McKinney and who died at Independence. Jackson countv. In the year 1873. The first white male born in Kentucky, was Enoch Boone, who died In Meado coun ty, Kentucky, near the month of Atlcr creek, about tno year loo or ibuo. j have thus far given yon a short sum mary of my life. Hoping it may meet your approval, I remain, &c, Elizabeth Pove. A Rich Sulphur Bed. The San Francisco Chronicle states that a great discovery of sulphur has .been made on Rabbit Hole Mountain, thirty miles irom tho Humboldt House on the Call fornla Pacific Railroad, in Humboldt County. Nevada. A company Is engag ed in working it. The mountain is a mass of sulphur, and, so far as worked, yields ninety-two to ninety-six per cent, of the puro article, it is snipped in Its crude state to the Carson and San Francisco mints at tho rato of ten to twenty tons per week, and Is used In the manufacture ot sulphuric acid. It is preferred to the nrticlo imported from Sicily and Japan for that purposs, nnd also by farmers for making a wash for sneep. Tiiousanus o: tons are in signt, Tfie company have laid out a town at their works, and christened It "Infer no." A few nights since as a Chinaman was going up Elizabeth street east, ho east, ho walked against a ropo which Foino bad boj'H had stretched across the walk. "John" fell on his hcad.roll ed over, lost tho clean shirts In the gut ter, and limped sadly homo. Since that night every Chinaman in town walks in the middle of tho street and steps high, and whan asked to explain they rcplv, "No como flip Hop ou this man Fj)ctroit Free Press. TEHMS : 81.60 per 1875- o(t (iottitii) irccfert). urcmt judge Henry S. Xellsy, iuagiesamau DSYid IMS. Sen"r A. E. Wyatt, Representative John Behranti. County Judges, Eidtaxd CoUison. George Anderson. San. VaaWoraer County Clerk Join H. C. Cnrtli Sheriff , S. T. LutM collector Wm. O. Mclntrw County Treasurer Levi Orea Circuit Clerk Wm. A. Gardner recorder of Deeds Wm. T. T&jlor -4r Geo. W. Xenlmer Probate Judge B. IL BtUMl Prosecuting Attorney James TJmhird surveyor ft Koad Com Joel Hester public Administrator Wm. Hawkins Coroner Eenben vino. Church & Society Directory Cbnreb Directory-. o v. uwKiia ' tTf m ,h. mannsM r 1 . . ' Vnt fiimalclnii. Hi. .aml.lln. r i t . . CHRISTIAN niirenr rr a . i " vKvaw.., II lit, JX UUUa ner. Pmtor. Preaching the fourth Lord's day ot TV. ..WW C.JK. OUCiti meeting atflA.x.. and Sunday School at 2: 30 r. it. or each Lord's dajr. Uerman 31. E. CbHreb, H. Fiegenbanm, Taator. Services, in the lorenoon ofeTerr Sab bath. Sunday School at 9 A. M. Prayer meet ing, Wednesday ere, at early candelightin?. Presbyterian Chnrch. .T. S. Mri-innr. pastor. Preaching every Sabbath morning and eTenlng except on the first Sabbath of each month. Sunday School every Sabbath morn ing. Prayer meeUng every Wednesday eecn Ing. Strangers u well as citizens are cordial ly Invited. ill. E. AppoIntfflenU-OregGH Circuit. Itev. W. L. EDMONDS, V. C. OrpffAn. ami !hl S.liH.th. .f u and 8 r. u. Prarer Mettlnir ,rr 1 hn.v night. Sabbath School every Sabbath at 8 o'- Fairview 2nd Sabbath at 10K a. v. and i it. 8abbith School at U,1,' a. m. nicnviiie un s aia saoDains at 10'! a. k. Pierce's tlh Sabbath at t r. v. Forbes 1th Sabbath at 8 r. u. Pollock's Sth Sabbath at 4 r. it. Doctor Callen trill hold services as follows: l?lhi..l1i . . G.hk.11. .1 T i. . . . ... . 2nd Sabbath at 10f a. jc. Oregon, 3rd Sabbath at 3 P. . Fairvienr, 4th Sabbath at 10K A. X. Koeletie. Oreiron Lodge. No. 133. A. F. A. 31.. meet lit Monday and 3d Saturday In each month. Holt Council. So. 13. Uia.M. meets the 4th Tuesday in each month. Key Stone Chanter meets the 2d Tncadav in each month. 1. U. O. F. Oreiron Lodre. So. St. mr.li every Wednesday evening. Kncampmeut So. 43, the Snt i'riday and third Monday of every month. Vound City Lodge So. 231. A. F. A. 31.. meets Saturday on or before the full moon of each month, and each Saturday night two vi ctA3 lucrcjkiicr. v... " .- .jwiifec, .u. .., A. V. V. A., meets every Friday evening at the Court House Members from otlier- Lodges In trim,! atmUm- illlVtt ltran.h T mIh J3I T f I , f invited to a seat in the Lodge 1J. r. LKiYlS, W . U. T. v. u. iivaxb, iieo. oec, uraig Louge, iso. 211, i. O. O. F.. H pZ-- J meets every Saturday VS a evening, at Odd Fel- . Iowa' Hall, All brethren In good standing ore . JAMES LIMBIRD. ATT0R1TE7 AT LAW, OmCI, UPSTATES OVER WATSON & Prompt attention given to all business entrusted to his care. Omo Dasikl Zook, Tuouis 11. Pasbuii. Sit. Joseph, Jlo. Uregon, no. Zook Sc Iaxrif3li, Attorney & Counselors at Law Prortiri. In all the Courts af North West Mis souri, North East Kansas, Southern Nebraska and western lowa. Pmmnt attention eiven to all Business entrust- sd to tlieir care, and special attention given to couecuons. j HenrY Sliutts, Attorney at Law . Office. Kaat Side Palillo square, vrvgon, iuauuxi. ja ' M. H. SOPER, Real Estate Agent AND Conv eyance OREGO.V, MISSOUUI. WILL BUY AND SELL LANDS OH C0JMIS- SI0N,PAY.TAXE3, EIAJtrNElTIXLEai rUBNISH ABSTRACTS, Etc, PAT ENTS PE0CUEED JOB UNI TED STATES AND STATE LANDS A SPECIALTY. T1-L- OWNING LANDS IN HOLT JrcLrtllcS COUNTY SHOULD SEE THAT tne l'atenu lor uovcrnmeni Limu uave uceu regularly Issued. Call at County Clerk's Office and si J Abstract or Lands in Holt county not raiemeu. Office at Court House with County Clerk. . an JAMES F0STEK, Attorney at Law OREGON, MISSOUKI. n-li.r. hn ri4liliHl ami nrartleeil law for more than twenty-live years, he takes this method of Inrormlng uls old lrieniis mat ne nas openeu a Law Office lu Oregou, near tne Northeast cor ner of the Public tmarc, across the street from the City Hotel in a Northeasterly direction, where lie can nearly always be found. He will tractlce lu all the Courts of Holt and adjoining ounties All business entrusted to hU care will be promptly attended to. And he hopes that by reasonable charge aud close attention to business to merit a siare of pub lie patronage. . ..... , Reference : All the old settlers of Holt, and acquaintances elsewhere. s-y 1 JOHN EIL.ER Barber and Hair Cutter, OREGON, MISSOURI. u, Ttsrlu-r Khoii Is located on West Side ot Pnbic Square, Oregon, Mo. In connection with my barber shop, I keep Cizarc, smoUaz ail Cnswiiz ToDacco, of best grades, constantly on hand. All who Indulge should avail themselves or the opportunity of calling at my stand. ?V JOHN KILE It Annum, invariably in Advance. NUMBER 10. J. H. EMMONS, M. D. Plysiik ii Sirgtoi Will promptly attend to all professional calls us j or mgnc. Office, West Side Public Square, Oregon, Mo tT9Dlsasea of Varan and CalldH. av specialty. sstf S. B. LUKENS DENTIST, Oalee, Koora No. 2, K, Van Busklrk'a I-aw once, Oregon, Mo. IT.rirf. n......,!. 1 1 . ... ... Oregon, Vfould respectmlly invite all those hHlnirvntt tnHnln hi. ...... r. . i i..i..vi a call. Having bad twentv run' tinriin In 1 i- r i L VUI Jcars experience the East, be believes he can give satisfaction. All TXTILLIAM HAWKINS, Public Admlnlstra. ' a-uuuo a. ueai uuie Agent, NICHOLAS STOCK Merchant Tailor, TJ AVINO purchased back m- entire stock from fl rlMr.n T .. . 1 to do all kinds or work on the shortest notice. Come gents, present your orders. Cutting Done on Short Notice. West Side Public Square; one Door South ol i rice nouse, uregon. iCElTTS. E. D. RICHMOND, jHsticc of tbe Peace, Xotary a naiiu laaurHHCe JkgKXkXf and Cenveyancer. Craig, - - Mlttourf. wilt make Collections, take Acknowledgments nt . ttan.l HMrnll .1 .. . . I business la his line that may be entrusted to him. 12tf 3. Ik JOHHSTTJH, X. O. FSED JCEYES3. J0HNSTU1T L MEYEES, Haw Fitttl u ail B-FaiM lis oil staii of T. mm, (i Hal! street in Us TOWN of CIUIG KQE.T CQURTYp MISSOURI. Keep constantly on hand a fall and Complete Assortment orxirug and Uedlcincs, together with a full supply of Oil, PalHts, Dye SluKs, Glass er all Size, PalnfB, Herse aad 8cthb Brills ics, ef all Minds. Gfaua. 'iii- Oil, Perfumery, FlHid, Spices of all Kinds, Cigars, Tobacco, Teas, all kinds of Canned Frnlt. Pure Wines & Lipors, for Medical Purposes only. Dr. Johnstun being a regular practicing Phy sician and Experienced Druggist, will cart ful ly make, or compound all prescription sub mitted to his care. jeHXBTUX - aaXTEHS, 44ms Craig, Ho. Please bear in mind that Challongea tho World to Seat His Paragon Flour, Manufactured at Gullllama' Mill. 2H miles t. . . ot .ms. OIVE TRIAL Will satlsly tho most fastidious that it Is the best because it is mauafac tured from selected wheat and expressly for "FAMILY USE" Paragon Flour Is Warranted to give satisfaction BE SURE TO AHA Jc'UU Paraffoii Flour And do net lie put off with aay otner Kina. Abo the best WHITE CORN MEAL Always on Hand. This flour Is kept at the following places: Charles David, Craig; Emmert & Co., Corning; Wm. liUklua, ui tfewj. A. E. FISHER, 4ltf P. O. Box 100, Craig, Mo. WE MEAN BUSINESS! L L WARD S; CO., Crixig", IMCissonri, DIJLLtU IK DRV GOODS, NOTIONS, GKO CERIES, CUTLERY, AND GENERAL MERCHAN DISE. Would reipcotlully call the attention of the cit izens of Holt County to the fact that we have a tine stock of Uoods, and are selling for cash to suit the bant times, you have heard low Pri ces and Bottom figures, but come and see for yourselves . We buy everything the farmar has to dtsuose of. and nay highest cash price. We fear no competition, we are used to big guns and don't fear none. Come and see and we will give you satisfac tion. Very Kespectfully, U. I. WARD & Co. CJUIO, MO, 11 RATES OF. ADVERTISING. Tiio Holt Cannty Sentinel Not By anlnch lg meant an inch down tha column, which will embrace twelve lines -t solid type or this size. One Inch, three months, $ 3 W One Inch, six months, 5 04 One Inch, one Year 8 AO Two Inches, three, months, 5 25 Two inches, six months, 7 M Two inches, one year, Is 00 One-fourth column, three months 15 04 One-half columns, three months 20 40 One-half column, air month 8S 00 One column, on. year 85 OO Advertisements for a shorter cerlod than three months, 41 50 for first Insertion, and 75 cents for each additional Insertion. Legal advertisements, the rates are the game as fixed by law. s-speciai rates to regular advertisers . II. S. Hope. Notary Public, Real Estate and Gener- ., al Collection Agent, (JRAIU, HOLT tOU.HTy, MO., Alt hnitTiMt ratmtkil .n V 1 - t f V fully and promptly attended to. Self OIKEG-OlSr ADV'TS. T H 3B j The only flrst-clau 8otd la tte ciry. ' West Side J?ubuc Sqcxsd,. OKEGOH, JIM JU UVKO fCUIKU. H1U l.tU.J IWISH ( furnished and In good condition, by the old proprietor, J. T. Ho-welL, LIVERY SALE & FEED STABLE, OREGON, - - MISSOUKI. THK underilgned haviag fltttd np a large 'and commodious stable with aivhw-t tt.'ac-. commodatlon of the public, with new stock and all the appointments, of Hrlt-class livery, is well assured that,- he can. give satisfaction to all who favor him with their patronage.' lacks, faniiges, Biggies urf MtVle Ims i fer lire at alTlMrs. , Drivers furnished for Hacks and Carriages .. 1 when desired. A i Duly Line of Hacks . Carrvlnsrthe mail and na&snrerahtwn fW. gon and the K. c. St. Jo. & v. It: Eallroad,' at '' ' Forest City, and making connection with U passenger trains, is run by the proprietors. ..vPOSXEB.&BRO.,-?op.,iku t aoirr. xosTceux&T x. a. xosxas Montgomery L Norman,, BATHERS, BROKERS AKB KCaX ESTATE Afitm, ' 0REGO3T, MO. Loan Money, Bay Notes, Diaw Drafts on na pupM.u4cs. vAiiecuons maae. rT i axes ; forXoa-BealilenM. Loans negotlatedji Zon BealKrftr. and InvestnMnhiV Hiss Belle Johnson, CUTTING & FITTING. MISS JOQDSOO TTUOrs IU iniuim w T "7 fiWff SiJJf ?.7,SiTfltlowed . ? a - - J m Dressmaking. Cnttlng-and FUUng for-manr tearioereVis confident that she can gireen- SSSSi be for the prnt at taerjai-. delleeof Mr. M.U. 6oper,iaortkEtpartot, ,hItoS also agent'for Kb.1.1. ' ImproT4rniUyDresaColdt ,. t Ir. J. Callen. HOMEOPATHIC h y s ician. 0FF1CE, West Side. PbiMIc swe, KEGOK, Mm. T. . COUfflS, ATTORNEY - AT -LAW, And Boal Sstate Agent. OrEtcE, w Frascu Sibxxt bitw. 3rd ith ST. JSSXPH, MB. Will attend regularly all the Courts at Oreron Holt County Missouri. Pays special attention to the Collection of Debts, Buying and Selling Beal Ijtsle, Realise Houses, &c. Has for sale several thousand acres of good , "i .k. t unit muitv. Mlsaooxi. also several well Improved farms. 6ome of tsesa lands wut be sota on long uc. IIATTEN HOUSE. DENVER, COLOBADd. . . . j .w- KMK1ti that I I tsie pleasure m ioioriuiuK f-- y - has been morougnij "U"'"",V" nalni at considerable .X. and IwlgW or exiwnse in muiuti , iTil,,. . py who may call upon me there. W see all my old Vilinds when visiting Denver. Charges reasonable Tnrletor. 4 J M - l illiiier SIiop ASD NEW GOODS. The undersigned has opened a full line of en tirely New tloods, and wiU seU them at price to uit tbe times. Ladies' call and es amine my stock beroreyou buy. at my old Ureas Making Stand, Forest City, Mo. 43tX E. A. CAHW. NEW POINT Physician, SHrseoB and omtet rician. OrFlCI AND KjtSUSXSCS ! Mr. Meister's, New Point, M.