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1- 11 1. -.i m- w f- f 1 jolt Cjonnfj) Tlio XXslt CeuBty tSeatiK!; AT"WEEKLT NEWSPAPER KDIIED iSD PUBIIBHED BY A. KUPPEI OKE305, HOLT COUKTY, MO. SU5Q PER AKKU&S. A. KLIPPEL, Editor and Publisher. The Jab Department J the SuflOtKLJsUb ,lsbent U well supplied I with e Btjf type. andJob Mating of any ordlry ciri-tciwlU-be turned oot on short notice, and at the most reasonable rates. Serfs Revenge. .StBTW of Siberian Exile. Daring the revolution in Poland, in 1R30-S1. there wean many Russians liv-. intr nar the Polish frontier who cainc more . c-fiess Involved be- in the iZGuSV ii2nf tlwm avmoathlzed with the Poles, and where they couiu not publicly take in therovolution they did so privately. Some gave money to the lusurgeant cause, and while they would uofcduform thexovcrnnjent of ficials of any plans of the conspirators, they were ever .ready to tell the latter what ,Xho government was doing wrainsethemT Their houses frequent ly cave concealment to the messengers of tie Poles, when pursued by the gov ernment scouts.. and furnished conven ient hidlug places for refugees, who innnll IhdrWlWll koiUCS tOO hot tO hold i)tpm i: Sreatrinan'v DTODrlutors of landed dtajes! were aespected of dis loyalty; tfegfeLfr' was" often H?cult. 10 prove itagalnst them. The government, made a great many. arrestBuoB thcseJrontier residents and held investigations over Ihelr con duct. Some wcrtr discharged on giving proof of their loyalty.or on no evidence be fojuuljigainsUhenu others, were Imr prisoned. oc account of the suspicious agSnsTtEtuir and when there was proof of their disloyalty they were ban ished toiberiiu. The. banishment was in proportion to the extent of their of fense, and varied all the way from a few years up to the duration of the nat ural life of the offender. Some were marchedan chains over the long road into northern .Asia, and frequently their journey lasted more than two years before they Teached, their destl vaUoni More distinguished prisoners - watlttea to ride, and went forward dayaHbt-wItnSratraPIdIty5 5 theVuwvekd In a few weeks the road thatjSeffFedestrian prisoners were uiany' aaoirtfes in passing to the end. " "Among tfee'resldents on the Russian frontier at mat time ww a nobleman TmMt noltveft who, had served in his youtBikft conrt of thc empcror at St. Petersburg. The" atmosphere of the court-did idt-sultlim, and so after a few years he left the service, and retir ed to his estate,- where he hoped to live in peace. "He formed an acquaintance with a few .noblemen living near urm, and made' occasional visits to Warsaw wheMvertfoisolltude'of his country placeaa3gitb weary him. By-and-by h ffcnrrviion broke out. and speedi ly Mse4 the proportions of a .revplu-tioa.-Mo6t oL the .Poles espoused the ofMkffltnsslans living on thfmntlr declared in their favor, and nhfirtittt themi- "while stlll.others, as befere stated, remained, or profess ed tbremals; Heatrai. , - Of thlslasrnumber was Dolaeff. Ho argued that aa?Srayed3alhe. needno'epikUl ; proof "of his adhesion' to tae wverawcufci -w hiVteiniNWB estaltrwas so near the frontier itiat1.!! he pronounced eropbat iwUSppposmon Jo Ibe' rebellion. his-U&ABd property .wouldbe wcrcat danger from, tke-hostillty. ol the Poles. He rctritfnTilT'y" borneJn-attend- nnnn his flttrttrS. aUU liupeu lu nil trnnble. imnnir the serfs on Bolaeff's estate th master was not particularly popu lar.HHe was imperious.and often cruel arHTnthecollectlorof the aunual dues. f.r on nil oeh-iil control of their own time, he was. never merciful. .He de ifcnvs the-last copeck upon ifcTBcfceatfaiid0 plea1 ot sickness kUiVMhr 'nr' few markets had any Aicrfer. with him. Occasionally a serf waseverely beaten at his order for eome-trifiing offease.-and he was never backtfardjlademandlng. on all occa- 6idflB7thBeierci3e 01 nisiuinsei-juuriai rtfrhte. Trim Rnanof was one ol the most lHt8Hi"ettBerlson the estats, and oft ?.n MBeaHfs'iellow laborers in-get- iinrr nnuf difficulties with each other. r with their master. Doleaff regard- him very lavorabU', and generally showed him more kindness than was Wf isBtttawards, others., Jyan was. -3-bi& Uf a" worldly point of view. ami orf two or three occasions had re lieved Dolaeff Irom financial embar rassment. But one day, alter a heavy ami cards. Dolaett sent lor i van, anu teclhim lor asum-of -money' greater than he could commana. ivan pro- fstNl that he had not that amount, and could not' raise it. Dolaeff; in a fit jf, ano-pr. struck, his.serf a blow that piii hlm 'to. the ffround; then, kick i. vim in the side, he turned away. andjustashe was getting out of ear- snot he nearajYan munci.. r nrin have tnv revence for this." A.weefciater Dolaeff was arrested on axterge of aiding the insurrection. It -Wahowa-that several rebels had been -owicaaled. In his bouse at different timu. nnd that one. with whom he was nartfrailarlv intimate.' was -the cWef x)f a gang of conspirators whose place of meeuesr was"at;war8aw. xic Von tn the naarest crovernment town Jftdia-due time trled found guilty and sentenced Siberia for life. Ivan was not to bojbud..ftt the, time of the ar rest, and the master naiurauy aunou hM,1kthereven2e that his servant ifcadDromlsed' to. obtain for the blow and kick he received Jinlaeff was ordered to bo Liken to 'Sfcerta'WttpIdly.as pqible. He was kept a .day or two in prison alter his RrntpriAS 'and then placed in a telyaga .occommon country "wagon, and started on nls'long journey eastward. By bis side was a soldier, lp whom ho was chained, while a posnlion 6at on the box with the driverand nllowcl the latter to wftste no tme. They halted nt the stations only long enough .to'nMWrfieg and. obtain food. Occa sioBally the postilion and the soldier etchanired pmces, sa ns to' n'low the former to obtain thoeephe could not oners ask to be allowed to go forward wiinnnt these third days of rest, but is not allowed on account of tho confusion It would make amungl Surprise "the convoys of prisoners on the road. It Is.qultc" desirable that proper distan ces- snouiu oo tnaintaincu amonjr iue t'ravellnff parties, so that no two of The spirited dclensc of Brooklyn, thonffh endinsr In rclreat, was really of them shall be at the same station at once, great service to the-Aniericans, in tnar. The stations are strong buildings sur- by delaying Howe, lt-preventca mm miimimi with nn lsaacu lcnccs. anu from maKiniruis mtcnucu jnncHon wuu generally a little distance from the vil-l Caileton's force from Canada, aa his lages. They are not very neatly kept, original plan 'for tho campaign reqnlr- aud In summer the prisoners preier to cd. Nevertheless, it caiiscu aeep ae tho around and sleep In the nrcsslon all over the country. Con- open air, eltner in me siaiion jmu u gress, in eiiuo 01 iuo junj uuu wuuucin OUtSiUe Ot It. I lone Ol xiucil, cauiiiti nuumo, uuu u Dolaeff 's guard showed him every few other neroic men, snarea me gener- nttention consistent witn nts uniics, ni lceung. ireauing mc rcsun 01 a but, as the guard Is held to a strict res- further; frrtrcat by our army, it desired ponslbility in case or tne escape 01 a i almost xmmanueu, tvnsuuigiuu 10 nrisnnor ho ponlil not allow him many hold New York. His military council privileges or relax his vigilance toward coincided with Congress, and our great him. Sometimes at the station he chieftain prepared to attempt what he prolonged the halts more than.was nee- knew.to bemposslble. ,. ,, cssary lor retresnmcni; ,anu luotuuujjc i events uu mu imu ui ociciuuct. rf linrcPR hilt, hn could not allow many proved the correctness of his opinion. delaj-s of this kind lest tho increase of Th$ British, undpr; cover ot the gnnS of time over tne usual icngiu jji iuu ucvl, uuum m ivipouj , uu mc ney should attract attention. Thopos- East River. At the first boom 'Of the tilion looked upon the journey much as gnus Washington rode swiftly to the his prisoner uiu, anu oucn ueniouu-i scene oi action, 5Jiy ioi meet me men hia fntn in bom? assiimcu to mac nppointeu to ueicnu nis. lines nt mat duty. "Poor wretch that i am." saia point panic-stncKen anu running-in;j he; I am going to Siberia as' well as .. , 1. - Imf-A.k I von. anu it may oc uiuuni utiuio am aoie 10 return. ut n x oauuw be fofaoUen, and hllowed to stay there for years I" On and on thev went among the foot and -captured, Washington strove; to hills that everv hour crew smaller tin- rally the runaways. Riding within f ii hi.r rpnrhwl the frreflt Barabiuskv eihtv vards cf the advancing foe. and steppe, which seemed to stretch away nrald showers of'bnllcts, he tailed them limitlpfsR sir the ocean, and apparently to follow him in tones which .might ns trackless. Alone the level steppe thev srallooed. with little to vary the monotony ot their journey. Ferrying the Irtish and the Ob, those great riv ers of western Siberia, passing town after town. and vlllase. af- top Tiiinro thf-v rame nt. iennn to i cniciuiin Eeeuieu iiiuuucu w.iuiun uio Irkutsk, me capital of eastern Siberia, life away by rushing single-handed whmi Dnlnoft was delivered to the itpontbcfoe. Bettcrand wiser thoughts, hands of (he official, and his wearyJ however, soon resumed sway over ,nis postilion released from lurther care. passions, ana, asKing nimseu, -ato was appointed to settle as a colonist to defend the liberties of America?." he a thousand miles to tho northward, rode away to .give, the orders which thpir innriiev was re-1 saved his oositfoh on Harlem Hefohte sumed. When this destination was from the consequences of this shameful reached, his duties "were assigned to disaster. Putnam's tour mousanu men casllyget.wblle sittli the box. yho ictyt wagon, mounted 01 whlca ayo ye where the-roa( . is 'very um notion a Uttj fills the vehii Sden mm THE OLDEST PAPER IN THE C01TNTY. TEBMS : $1.60 per Anmum, invariably in Advance. YOLTJME XLWHOLE NUMBER 5G4. OREGON, MISSOURI. FRIDAY, APRIL 28, 1870- NUMBER 44- Notx Bt iui inch It mmtn Inch down-tht colamn, -which will erabrsc twelre lines of solid type of ibU ilze. One Inch, three monthj, 1H One Inch, lr months, i 0 One inch, one Tear. .. . in Two inches', three months,:-. r. 5 3S' Two Inches, lU months, k... 7,a3 Two inches, one ;esr, 13 M One-roonneomnia, aneawun, ,n na. One-half colomnj, three months, to 00 One-hi If column, six mentis,... -.. lb. 00 Ons column, one rear, '.-...'86t Alrertl4cmcBts for shorter j period 'Uub. three moaUs. si M for" Brtt twOUm, udTS' eeatsforMobsddMMwIteMTtios.. ' T Lersi xiTeiwMt,,tB -.TV' Revolutionary War, of the Hessians Trenton at cowardlv haste from the Invaders". Knowing that, unless tho enemy could be held In check lor a time, l'ntnam, with four thousand men stntioncd low er .down the city, would bo hemmed" In' well "have kindled conrago even In a craven's heart. He promised, he threat ened : vet not a man of those panic-' stricken troops responded to his calls,1 but left him to meet tnu enemy uionc. For a moment or two the exasperated him. With a fellow prisoner sentenc ed for the same cause and to a similar neriod of exile he iwas assigned to the hard dutis of a farmer in a new country. A quantity of land equal to nbouc fittv acres was clvcn to them in tho-valley of a small-river, and they were at liberty to cut as mucu woou and Umber as they pleased lrom the public domain that surrounded them. They were supplied witn axes anu an other tools necessary for clearing. rinllnMnsr a houfce. and tillinz the son The covernment .gave them lood and doming, seeu ior planting neir uciua. -and. 'avervthlh!? absolutely, ineccssary to their subsistence lor the -nrst two were saved from capture by the shrewd ncss of the patriotic Mrs. Murray,-who, by her hospitality . and witty conversa tion, delayed the British officers at her mansion unui me prize nau cscapcu oe vond their crasp.. a . . i . m i Knowing me vast inierioruy or ms army to that of the invaders. Washing ton's policy was not. to bring on a general action, but to fight delenslvely from post to post until uis own men gained experience", aud thb enemy Hiiouid oe weaiteneu anu exnausieu. Every one can now see that this was tho only policy which promised suc cess. But neither Congress, the peo ple, the troops, nor bis most Influential Tears of their residencer at the end of brother officers, agreed wlrhhim. The that time tnev wero einecieu w use general, unuusi uunnsui, ucumuu, um care of themselves: ' Once a weeK the- two prisoners"were required to report, to the ttarvst, or head man of tho vllla'ge. four, miles away. They endeavored to plau an tor short, sharp, decisive, victorious flohting. Tbls, being Impossl ble. Washlhstbu was coldly support ed by Congress, murmured at by the people,, and cruelly criticised by such floes. At three In tho morning they had all crossed. But then they weru nine miles from Trenton. They had to march over rough roads, made almost lmnassnblo bv the sleet which had suc ceeded the snow. Belore them wasf the prospect of a battle with a body of men. amo-oouieu, nnweancu, veterans in the art of war, and completely arm-1 ed. Surely, the men who mado that perilous march deserved success ! When tni8devotea nana came near Trenton, Sullivan, Who commanded one ot its two divisions, sent word to Washington that.tho arms of his sol diers wero wet. To this discouraging message our determined chict replied : Then U6e tnc ouyonct nnu penetrate Into the town. I am resolved to take Jti" When, Sullivan's men heard this reply they sternly fixed their bayonets wuhont waiting for a command, and marched on. It was now daylight. The Hessians were unalarraed, until their picket on the'LcxIngton road wad attacked by the men of Washlnston's division.- a no van of Sullivnn's brigade then gave three heartening encers, anu rnsneu with fixed bayonets upon the pickets on the- river, compelling them and their unports. which came rushing from the barracks to lice across tho Assanplnk. The Hessians, now fairly alarmed, swarmed into the street, and tried to lorm. Ball, their commander, roused from his last night's debauch, came out from h'is.qunrters, mounted his horse, and, reeling In his saddle like one scarcely awake, shouted : ''Forward, march; advance, advancer But the Americans were already in line of battle, aud Forest's battery of six guns began to pouran a deadly fire nt only three hundred yards' distance. Washington himself directed their fire, sitting on his.horse near the iront, fully exposed to the bullets of the cueniy. His horse was wounded, but he remain ed unhurt. Rail's troops, shrinking from thls-sralllmr fire soon retired to an orchard, as If desirous of retreating' in direction of Princeton, uut uoi. nanu s regiment promptly thrown across their iront, cucckcu mis movement. ucjr then faced about, when an Impctnous cnarge by tnc patriots orovo mem DacK. ltau was strncK uowu uy a tnui& et ball, aud -his troops nearly surround ed. Then the Hessians, seeing no hope of either victory or escape, surrender ed, and Washington, "witn ciaspeu bands, raised his eyes, gleaming with thankfulness, to heaven." This brilliant actlou was won in tnir- ty-fivc minutes, without the loss of one ot our soldiers. The Hessians had seventy-six killed and nine hundred and forty-sbt of them were captured, to gether witn a nnc sianu oi arms, six ' . 1 1 , T Drags cannon, anu uu tueir uuiure. iu Us result-fbls affair was ot inestimnblc aluo to the country. It dissolved British' dreams ot easy victory over tho Americans and led one ol their states men to say, ''All our hopes were blast ed bv tho unhappy affair ot Trenton." To the patriots it was a life-giving cor- a . . I t . ! T 1 dial, reviyinji iceir uroopiug suinu, and liftinir them out of the "valley ol tho shadow of death." DANIEL WISE, D.-D: wi-onn hut iVsiitd fiPG no Dossibllitv of officers aB Reed. Greene, and Lee. Nev ..- vtur the fonntrv. The road was er was a patriot chief more sorely tried Ion"': it was more man tnreo.mousanu i man ne at, una penuu ui iuu war; cu- miles tO JSUropean XtUSSiaunu uu at- pcriaujf w. m uiaucuisuiiK w iuu u most every step there were difficulties general action, be was obliged to yield to be encouutered. They had no pass- one position after another to tho enc- ports. and without them no one can my. Harlem Heights were abandoned: travel in blDcna ; moy eoniu nojjpneai ron wukuiuiuu, wuitu .wuo uacuucu tn iWn fi.crmicf nf npfiRanfR. ns ihclr I fontrarv to his wish, was captured. wnnld betravthem: thev had Fort Lee. hastily evacuated, and that nn mnnev for their expenses on the portion- of bis nrmy not required for mnd. nnd would bo certain or detection the lortincauon nnu ueiensu oi me nnri seFpra nnnishment. So. after can- Hicblands of the Hudson was. compel! . L v ....... - . I i . . i i.i. v. I .1! r l r . i vassing the posslDHitles oi escape, anu ea to retreat wjvu uiecuiuy iceiiiuuituo fltHiinir thiw.hnnr.es altoffether airalnst I Hackensack to the Delaware'. them. Dolaeff and bis companion aban- Tho British -spread themselves over doned hone, and in tho sadness of des- New Jersey and threatened Fhlladel- pair pursued 'their dreary labors as col- pbla, while our army, mainly mado up onists In Siberia. of rustics enlisted for short periods. After, the arrest of his master, ivan was daily dwindling away, inosemat was dratted into theBnssian .service remained were-dlspirited. The people, nnfl assignedto the bata!ionabout to too. were discouraged, and many sent move upon Warsaw. Dolaeff 's estate in their submission to the English Gen like all tho property of men convicted eral. Congress, also, shared the gen of treason, passed Into the possession eral gloom, called on the States to fix of the government, and wasmanaged days for fasting and humiliation, and in thn Interest of the crown. Ivan's adiourned to Baltimore. It 'was. nn hninlinn was not lornr In findlnff active hour of popular despair. "As things service, and took part in the battles appear to me." said Robert Morris, that bad for their object the capturcot Warsaw. In the last attack upon, the fortified capital, In September. 1881. he distinguished himself by his skill and bravery.and was mentioned in there- ports oi ms regimental commanuer us worthy or an omcer s commission. the prospect Is gloomy." There were but a few stout, hearts that tiid not mini!. Among these was John Adams who. looKinz sercnciy comment through the gloom which, like a funer al pall, had settled upon the country, uoblv exclaimed. Thongh greater dis- i .- ii L.Tiri. i i. Thn nnirhotwpen the Russian soldier npuolnlmcnts should be ihet; thongh and the Russian officer is a wide one; France 6houid hold bacK,.(rrqm giving if nnnnf ho oadiv r-mcu(i - hut when her a d to me patriots :i tnouarn rang- n mnn hfm onee letc ma ranss auu i uuiuuiu tuuuiu nui, uu uui uuum ui passed the gulf, his promotion Is com- ultunuto success.", paratlyely easy. Ivan devoted his Amidst the 'thick gloom of this al- iknin"iimn o nil o iin Unn tn'hta flntlp.i. I most nnlvcrsal despair. Washimrton's and won the admiration of-his 6iiperl- quiet conrago- shone subliraelybeauti. nn. Sfen bv step he advanced :' the fnl. His confidence seemed to grow battalion was ordered to St. Peters- and bursr. and four vears alter his entry in to the service Ivan lound himself on duty at tho palace, and frequently un der the eve of tho emperor. Nicholas was pleased with blm. and one day said to Ivan that he. would m. In the soil of misfortune nis mffcnnn army drew Inspiration from m great unyielding spirit. After tho ludmrons capture of the casconau Ing General Charles Lee. by-a handful of British dragoons at- Baskingridge. tho country, wbich bad been dazzled grant any favor he might ask, provld- bylbeialsc glare of-Lee's imaginary ed it was not too great. Ivan busied military ability, concentrated its hopes hlmselfa day or two In.lhe preparation on its cnosen cniei as me instrument of a paper, and then tremblingly pre- appointed by Providence, to secure Its sented It to tho emperor. The latter liberties, rone springs i elasticity: an agn. the jolting Tortable. To case tho id traveller generally Rh 6traw or bay. and tries, bait-sitting and half-reclining, up on It. The horses are driven at the bertpt 'their .speed, if tho postilion dt mands it, as bo generally docs. Most travelers are'nuxlous to" proceed as mnidh'-Mbosslble. In order that their jonrncy may Tie ended at the earnest moment Whether they are on pleas ure or business, or going into exile, tbpy.arqulto willing that their time oh the road shall be brief. The exiles who go on loot rest every third dav. but those who ride make no delay. Very often the pedestrian prls- clanced a moment at the document, frowned, nnd turned away. That evening a courier left the pal- aco and hastened awav eastward as fast ns his horses could carry him. Fonr months later ho returned, and with him Dolaeff. They waited ln-tho anti-room until Nicholas was ready to sec tbem and were summoned to bis presence.- "Your majesty." said the courier, "I have brought tho man for whom yon sent me. This is Paul Dolaeff." "Send for th llentennnt of the Mard," was the only response of tho ewperor. A messenger leit tue room rgud In a few moments Ivan was '.isPlrouEht before the czar, and into the presence m ujb uiu iijhblui, " . , ., orisht on ordinary wft ui' These bopccBvcre speedily strength cned by a brilAnt dash upon tho Hes Elans stationedw Trenton. Believing that tho America army was-powcrless, and that their tmmpb was all but com plete, tho British had scattered their forces, and gone into winter-quarters at such distances apartAS to be incapable of beinrr sndddly rnssed. This fact furnished WashingtA a grand oppor tunity to prove tbalPho was by no means a conquered general; 'and he Improved l by a .mdVcment -which as tonished the military world, and caused a fresh tide of patriolic life to sweep throuffh the hearts ot nis countrymen it wn nn ciirisimas nitcrnoon. wu, moved toward me fliot Wnchlnrrtnn hflntu nf tho Delaware with2.40(f. wast- "Yonare pardoned," said Nicholas ed patriots, whose march was traced to Dolaeff; "nnd nil or your estates, "ny, too ujooo on5 mu.uu uuu m .tii. ntnii rlnhra nrn rptlnrod tn I lppr n! inn mnn wno wuro uruhuu auueo. 11 ,, nt , t I T ...tllt.. ...kAn lin2 rnMnhmf Oil" you. Jnis meritoriouH uuium, wuom i n wa innui nuu. v.. i', . , . . t. n . n . I . I I H . . 1 . 1 ' I 1 1 , 1 ...no I' I fT II I III" 1 1 1 1 1 1 III. Promised 10 Crant any iavur uu nuum iuuie. iiiii "um nu. h"' -- . r- i i I I i ,.nf.A thn , nnW .nrn tnflCBPB ask. instead oi seeKing uruuiuuuu, m-i wui, u iuu m terccded in your behalf, nnd to him you owe vonr rRleflso." This was the revenge of Ivan Step- anof. WAA'TEID TILE JUiTE T. .1RT. STEW- A briaf telegram from New York an nounces the death of Mr. A. T. Stew art, the' merchant prince, after a com paratively brief illnets. Alexander Turney Stewart was born at Belfast, Ireland, in 1803. Ho received a thor ough education at Belfast, and at Trln ity'college, Dublin, where he graduated in 1822. He camo'to this countrynbont a vear after completing bis studies, and commenced life in America as a teacher of classics nt a private school.- In 1827. However, naving savcu aooui jo.uw, ne -went into ahusiness (dry goods) with wbich ho was not at all familiar. At tho outset he determined to have but one price, to make that price ns low as tbe cost or me goods wouiu aiiow ; to buy exclusively for cash: to misrepre sent nothing; and to deal with all cus tomers alike. He adhered through life to these principles, and to this fact, as If- - 1. 1 ... I t.lll... Weil, peruups, us iu uio uuiuiui uuuuj nnd strict attention to business, was dna his almost unprecedented success He leaves a fortune which can scarcely bo estimated. In addition to tho larg est dry- goods establishment in the United States: that In New York, which covers an area of twenty-two acres, be had branch liduses in most of the prin cipal cities In the south and west, be sides larce warenouscs in tnc most tm oortant cities of Europe. His annual sales were csttmatea at auoui o,uuu.- 000. nnd his net profits nt 8J.000.000, He was also a very largo owner of real estate, holdinff'some 825.000.000 worth in New York city alone, to say nothing of his possessions elsewhere, which Were 'immense. Some years ago he purchased about half a township on Humnstead Plaltis. Lons Islandi nnd laid tne lounuations oi a city. duiiuiui a railroad to connect It with New York In iftf.O President Grant Invited Mr, Stewart to take charge of the treasury department, but tho appointment was declined, Mr. Stewart's relations with custom bouse being such that be could not accent such a position. Air. btew art was of an exceedingly benevolent disposition, and. unlike many wcallhy men, olid not postpone me exercise ot his benevolence until after his death In 1847. the year of the famine iu Ire land, be sent to his suffering country men an entire ship-load of provisions, nnti In 18G2 bo contributed as freely the sufferers In Lancashire. Lnsland At the time of the Chlcaso misfortune, n Oclobei. 1871, ho immediately sent S50.000 to tho relief of tho homeless, notwithstanding he had himself lost heavily by the fire, and ho followed his first contribution by a second equally ns largo. Within a few years ho has built. t a costot 85,000,000, two hotels, one lor working young men, and ono for working young women, where they can obtain at bare cost the most sub stantial comforts of a home. A recapi tulation of all his acts of charity would .fill u volume. In his death tho country loses one of the most public spirited men, and the poor a friend who can scarcely be replaced. Chicago Inter-Ocean. TO BE T.V EDI TOR. $olt (limit it- $irccfit1. HOLT CODHTT SEHTfflft Circuit Jadgo Hssry 8. Zellsy. Congressman Bsrid Bea. Senator A. X. Wystt. KeprescntaUre. John Seteaate. County Judges, Slehaxd Collisea. George Anderson. Ban. TuWtrmff County Clrk. 7obaX. C. Curtis Sheriff ....'..I " -8. T. Laoai Collector Wm. G. Xelntyro CoaHtj- Treunrer , Uri Ores Circuit Clerk... Wsu A. Gsxdssr Secorder of Deeds Win. 7. Taylor Assossor Geo. W. Xawaaer rrobate Judje.. S. X. Xastal Prosecuting Attorney , Taaaca LIsaksN SarreyorftSaad Com 7tel Heater PnblioAilmlnUtrator...... Wm. Bswktas Coroner : I(tm Xiar Church I Society Directory Cbnrak Blroeiary Kt forsaking the aasembllng of onrselref Agether, as ,the manner af saate Is." Has. CHKISTIAX CH1IKCS, P.'K. Dibble, Have vou had anv experience in tbe business ?" we asked of a verdant look ing youth who applied for an editorial position the other day. "Haven't I thoush?" he replied, as be shoved one foot under the chair to hide.tbc unskillful patching of a back woods cobbler. "I should say I'd had 6ome experience haven't I correspond ed with the Pumvkinville Screamer for six weeks? Hain't that experience enough P' That will do very well," we replied. but when wc tako young men on our editorial staff, we generally put tbem through an examination. How much are'twelve times one?" "Twelve 1 why any little fool ought to an" "Hold on. please don't bo too fast who discovered America?" ".Ku!umbu8 1 Pshaw, them questions aro just as easy as" "Who was tne nrst man t" "Adam ! why Mister I know all" "What was bis other name ?" "His other name ? why he didn't have none." "Yes ho did. You see that's where we've got you. His other name was F.lifnMcr Adnms. KM.. late , ,t vti j.. i .uT v... I iiamiim IT. It. ChiiKk. W. rinrenbian OX rarauise. iououj uuwo ui uu r,wTln the m-on of ererv Sab editors, nnd see tO It that yon don't tell I bath. Sandar School at 0 a. x.. Vrtja meet- nnvhnilv " I In. Wednesday efs. at early caadeHgbtlar. lie said no wouldn't. "How many bones are thero in the human body ?n "Well. I rorgot now, put x uiu snow wuust." "What! don't vou know that? Why there's 7,482,921,44-t bones In an ordin ary man. A man that snores tbaa one bono toore than any other person." The trombone, it is sitnateu some where in tbe nose. You. woa't forget that, will you?" He 6aid be wouldn't. "How Ions would it take a mud-tur tle to cross the desert of Sahara, with a small orphan boy to touch him up be hind with a red hot poker?" "Well, Iookbere, allster, ir l naa.a slate aud pencil I could figger that'oat, but dosr on tnv skin if I'm much on mental 'rlthmct 0." "Slste and pencil 1 Did yon ever .see slate nnd pencil about a sanctum ? Well, we'll letthat question drop. Have you got a good constitution?" "f nttv toiernoio." "ITnw loner do vou snoposc vou could llvo on raw corn arid faith, and do the work of a domesticated elephant?" 'Lord! don't believe 1 could live mor'n a week." "Well, that's about as lone as yoa'd want to live If you got an. editorial posi tion on this paper. You appear to be nrcttv well posted : we shall asK you ono mora Question, and if you prove equal to.it, you can take off your coat and sail In." "Lei's have 'er 'squire. I didn't cor-. O t n o o respond for the Pumpkinville Screamer j ia Brick Block, la OSea formerly ooenpied try six weeks for nothin.' Let'er come t. w. Cotliar, Ir Yi ' Wait help. . Want a soak. Waata aalesraaa, Want a serraat girl. Wan t to sell a carriage', TTaat to bay ar sell a fam , Want ta berrew or.le b4 jooaey. Want to bay sr sell towa property. Want to sell produce, groceries or drugs. TTaat to sell dry goods, notions ar carpets, Want to And Uie best cot tamers for anytfelag. uertei tfje 'BtnlmU Advertising will always gain near customers. AdTertlsugwlU also keep, old custouers, Advertising liberally wilt always pay,. Advertising will make success easy, Adrertlslag wlU beget eonsdeaee'. Advertising shews enterprise, Advertising shows plnek. Advertise aad succeed, , Advertise or boat. "Advertise aow, " v Advertise, "Hiai t, Koaletlea. nrrnn Ijxlim. Ku. 1SU. A. F. A A.M.. meets 1st llnnday and 3d Satunlay ta eaaa menia. Holt Council. Ko. 13. K. I. II. meets tie Ui Tuesday In eacn mouth. Rer Stone Cnapter meets Ue id Tuesday ia eaca menu. 1. O. O. y. Oregon Lode. Jla. H. meeU tnrv IVdlnudif eveninir. fncaranmsni IS, the first rrlday aad tklrd Voaday af every manth V,,J rllv Tyvli Vn. 401. A V. A kf meeta SatQrday on or before tho' full snoan ox eacn montn, ana caca atuunujt lusui. wv weeks tncrcaxter. .. r - T '1. 1, m meets every Friday evenings the Court uquse tf embers from other Lodges In good standing Invited to a seat In the Ledge i C. L, Evass, Reo. Sec. Craig Lodje, 2?o. 211; l. O. O. F ImnU everr SataroaT renlr.r. at Odd Fel lows' Hall. All brethren In gooH standing are invited to aiiena. . ss. x uaju, u, . U. liieiiMO.iD,-ee. JOHN EILER, Barter and Hair Gutter, OREGON, MISSOURI. Mr Barber RBbn ts located oa West tide ot Pubic Square. Orecea, Mm. u coaaeeuoa wita mj oaxoez anop, seep Ciftn, -Stttiit Hi QfriH TtiftM, or Descgraaes,:coastaauy an naau.t All wna inamge saonia avail tncmaeivea oi sa: oayorraauy as caumgat my iswa. It JOHXKJLEK My mi sh THOMAS H. KEMP, 1TI0EIEI k C0UISILL82 IT-LiT. And Real Estate Agent. I'm on deck. I am." "Well, sir, If two dlamctilcal circles with octasonni peripheries snouiu col lide with a centrifugal idiosyncrasy, or to nut it plainer we'll say a disenfran chised nonentity, what, effect would tho catastrophe exert on achrystalized cod fish suspended by the tall from tho homogeneous rafters of the empyrean P As tho full force ot this ponuerous problem broke upon his bewildered brain, he slowlv dragged bis inartistl- callv cobbled shoe from under his chair. and started from the room. ,We heard him descend the stairsgo out. and close the door. We then placidly resumed our duties regretting that so . . . . . promising a yonu snouiu nave oeen i i i i i r 1 weigucu in iuu uuiiiuLuuuuiuuuu nuui.- ing. Franklin Patriot. Orojffon, nrrr Mm nrnrrlanil srrvles In all Courts or. Aortnwesi Missouri, .onnti.wra aui, Rnut hrutcrn f rbraaka and Southwestern Iowa. Special attention given to the Collection af Uluu, iinymg anu ceiling iicai muw. sort HENRY SHUTTS, ATTORNEY AT LAW, OFFICE: BBICKlOiS, (H ID. WHAT'S J3L PHUTTEK A printer Is the most curious being living. He may have a "bank" and anoins"and not bo worth a cent: have "small caps" ana ncuner wne nor cau- dren. Others may 'run last, bs gets aiomr swifter by "setting" raat; at mav be making "impressions" witnout eloquence, may uso the "lye" without ouending, and still tell tbe troth; while others can not stand while they set, bo can "set" standing, and do both at tbe satno time :may have to nse"lurniture,' and yet have no dwelling; maymakq anu put away "pi, auu never ace a pie, much less eat.it during his whole lite ;be a human being and a rat at the same time ; may "press" a good deal and not ask a favor; may Handle a "snooting iron," and know nothing about a can non, gun or pistol; he may movu the lever that moves the world, and yet be as far from tbe morn- inir "lobe as a hog under a mole bill ; "spread sheets'1 without being a house wife: he may lay bis "form"ln a "bed" and yet be obliged to sleep on the floor f he may use tho "dagger" without shed dlngblood.nndfromtbeenrthmayhandle "stare ;"he may be of a"rolllng disposi tion." and still never desiro to travel; ho can have a "sheep's foot" and never bo deformed ; never without a case," anu Knows notning aooui jaw or puy. sic: bo always correcting bis "errors7 and bo growing worso every day; have "embraces." without ever having the anns of a lass thrown around him. have his "form locked up," and at the samottmobo far from tho jail, watch house, or anv other confinement; ho JAMES LiMBIRD. ATTORNEY AT LAW, OBEQOM", MO. Prompt atteaUoa given to all business entrusted to Bis car. km Oaxuki. Zoox, Dragon, aio. Tuoicaa H. Pabbish t. Jesepk, Mo Zook Sc Iarxisla, Attaruey & Ceiuslrs at Law nriu-j. In ll tha Raurti af North West Mis souri. Korth Kast Kansis, Souttiera Nebraska and western lowa; immnt attantlon alven to aUButlneas sntrnst- ed to their care, and qxrtei aUeatlon given to (Xueciions. ) JAMBS FOS-TEE, A.ttorriey at Law OREQON, MISSOTjai, Havlnr -re-located, In Oregon. where be resided and practiced liolt eoontr, law far mora than twenty-five years, he takes this meuxxi or Informing his old friends that he baa openeo I i ... iaiA in nnxrnn. near tne JNortheaat COT' ner oftbo Publio Square, across the street from the Ulty liotti in a nwutwj orhur. h lJD A.JU CUDIH Dl lUUflU. JIOHII practice In all the ciurts or Holt and adjoining ObunUvs Atl business entrusted to his care nlll hrnmntlr altrndKl to. And he bOOCS tHat by reaaoeable cUargma susa cloae attentlasi to business to merit a snare of pub- llaa rvi t m nlira 'T.'- ' . . i i aat. rTa laXirnnce : jxn iu uiu ocmi v uuhi ms g?:H:.h might be plagued by tho "devlP'and yet HP TD AA fl bo a Christian of tho best kind. TypoA A i-' J-VJ- That Chain Pump. NT of Chicago ts conducted on tbe AMERICAN an! EUROPEAN PLAN. MONEY 3 LOAN ON REAL ESTATE. Interest ten rowers. The Address, ATTORNEY AT - LAW,' And ear IUte vi.geat.7 1 1 '. 1 V Onicx, os rajutcw &p&? Ttu !f -3sC33. avral well 1 land will be sold oa toasj time. Dr. E. F. Lane ftfm I Sup! TJarlaa recentlr moved an kli farm near Bala rVrrr, hm offer hi prnfeasloeal service to tkc Mmla At th t ,ir Ifnlt Mntv. i-arejni anu proaun attention given to aa WW, workeatmsted to hlta. CT?, A XG- -A.X) V, H:T?,a?Ig3g- T.L.JOHSiriTB'.XB. TSDHXTZIsl JOHNSTUN L MEYERS, mTt TiM v ma-mm ue sun ,f r. 'ism, mThk kim li m TOWN ol CRAIG KOLT CQUKTY, MESSWHlt. Keep constantly on hand a fall aad Complete Assortiaent'of Drugs aad Ifedlcices, together with a fall sapply of Oils, Paints, Dye StaSFa, Glass rallSixca. Falafs, Harse a is el 8crnsi Brakica, f all .iu is. Glass. PHtty, Itsam,LamBi Flties, Tml jr aeap, remmtty. ram atles all Hi a da, Faaey Tsilef Articles Ceal 011, Perfaaaery, Flald. Spices r all Klads, Cigars, Tobacco, all kinds af Canned Fro'it. Pure Wines & Lictnors, for Xedlcalfarpaeaa only. Dr. jVhnitan bemg V regnW practieing Pay- slelan'aasl Experleaeed Druggist, will cartful- ly rakr, or caaapoand all prescxipUoaa. tab- mi Iuu la us care. jeiusTTjx nrns, t4aa Craig, Ha, WE MEAN BUSINESS E. L WABD & CO. Craig", IVXitdsonri DRY GOODS, NOTlJri, GK- CCRIES: CUTLERY, ANB GENERAL. MERCHAH J9ISE. Toq14. respectfally call tha attention of the elt liens of llelt Countr to the fact that' we hara I One atockrof Goods,, and are .selling for cash to suit the hard times, you hare heard low arl ees and Ssattstsss flgurea, hot eotne aad tea for yoorselres. We boy eTerytbing the farmer has todUtMSeor.'and pay highest cash price. We foarnocompetiuoD, we are ased to. big guns anu uou i tear none. Com and see aail we will gtre yoa sstlsfsc lion, very ttcspecuuuy, ta. Iu tt ASasa J. Csaia.Ko. N AJEMTS WANTED TM THE I ENTENNIAL M HISTORY of theU-S. The great Interest la the thrilling history ar oar conlry makes this the fastest Miliar buekerrr publls&tt. It contain oer An hUtorleal nmilinud SN Daa-ts. with a full aeconat of tha. approsehlng- Grand Centennial aelsera- terms to areats. nar. run. i.t tnicazo, ui. aodSt. tauls, Uo. 19wt of Ice. drilling yloleutljr In tho' rapidly Mowing current. Tojatteropi crogsinK Eccmcd madness, but Wasblnzton did not hesitate. "Who will lead us on ?" lie demanded. The hardy men of Marble- Th llnrnnm mlnlnrr MmnfinV shlr 1 head responded. Ullllcr tllC dlUl llSht ped a box and a mass piece of Iron ore of the clouded moon tho troops entered to tne ucntenniai Tuursuay morninjr. iuu , , .... Thin arilnmoiit. will thflr lnct. Wo At eleven O'CIOCK It Deffail tO 6nOW, . . ' .1 f . 1 1 1 1 1. 1. . n.A..nH .1 f! .. .. t 1 1 1 M mi nrslnnn tlin mnsvnun innorn Wlnnnt Bllll tuey ncui. uuosiua, ut--uuiii, imnuui tiloco. weiffhincr about one ton. tho Btorm and tho U-rrors of the ice- A"Bweetgliigradtiat6"whocamoback from Yassar to adorn her unpretentious home in Burlington, choked her father until his eves nushed tho sfiectacles off bis nose, the other day, because he said 'somebody elso's" Instead of some body's else." TJurlington Hawk-Eye. Tbe shower of flesh In Kentucky Is satisfactorily explained. An old horso wus taken up in a whirlwind and pound ed to pieces. Detroit Free Press. A left handed man In Burlington .nttAfi a nhi.li. mimn tn rror. nl a j-eb sma aa mta avisi natteVremark abot "wn RQ0U1S M BOalfl, $3,tfl $4 & W. pumps wrong side to. anu commenccu i joie-a-e uMun..u. to m-ind. Ho turned nnd turned, and EUROPEAN PLAN. ?eTdnddta wiOiont Mi $1 to $3 per Day. ground again, and klcKeu tno pump, and took off the lid and looked down into tho cistern, and put on tho lid and sat down to think, nnd sot nn and turned tha crank nnd sweat, and kick- Led tho pump again, and thero bung the Uuckci. Ann tnero caroe a wiiuuu iu the back door, and ft volco fell lite a tailing star: 'tTiirn that crank tho other way, yon stupid thing, or you won't get auy water to-night." aisTACnaxT, risisr ix tub wist. marl- X'jl A Good - Farm For Sale. A strange minister officiating In a suburban pulpit, last Sunday, and among the notices to bo read was ono requesting tho young ladies to send in refreshments for tho cafe of a fair which wa to be held during tho week. Tlicclcrsvman Innocently read It, "refreshments for tho calf," nnd tho audience tittered. CONTAINING ONE IIU.NUKi.I Al'UKS, twenty acres of It being good Hickory Timber. OO Aore in Cultivation. ( I ..... -.1 AH Ih. ft..,..... IDS lUlll II BUUMCU UU U, tilllUCi ucin cu the Missouri and Nodaway rtrers, in what Is known as Klog'a Grate. lias a good supply of water, fair bouse, UxJi feet, a good orchard some or tne appie, peacn anu pear oeine in bearing, only H ot mlle'lroni school. WlU be sold cheaj and on easy terms. Apply to W, Fuller, King's Urovt.er Jahn . McKnight, Oregon, Jlo. tlmi ALL FOR ONE DOLLAR. Ten elegant Sheets, of Choice Maalo arranged for the I'lano Forte will ue aeni oy man on ir celnt of one dollar, (post paid) or single copies at IS ecuu eaca. . They can also be ordered through anyNsws aeaier in me uaucu suues. Htppler Saytr-Instrumental Why caa I not Forgtt -Fir O'er the Warts -Elga Lift Walta Sows whtra tit Violets Grow Whea Old Jackjca had Us Say The Qrand Old Para The OoUtg Qukbtep There's a latter in tha Uaadla Do Tea EeaUy Think he mil Aildrew orders ntTcn00ar. lublliher, SU Third Avenae. New York 33ma Tt Brtw CUrittl Majhtth Strsaa IVnttnu n'ttlmu. - Jtaster, StaiiAri. HISTORY of ISSODBI -IT7aataiVAcestta In eTsry T s town to canTasa i Tl n Ithutnttd Billort illumri. from the earuest period to the prent time. A h.w hnnk nrinraluahle Inter- rat to every eltuten, The work Is complete In ona handsome volume. Illustrat ed and pttblhrd at a price within readrfif the ucODle. rare chance for a flm-daas nnnucr. Address. A. HALl. CO., mblUhera St. LOttls, Uo. 3CU 5r 'tat. Time to saK.hor tspnl ttaiuy la the CBwahry. Over Bnehanaa Sank, St. Joseph, Mo. yi oeephllfo Will attend regalarly, aH., OrecsB ' ilett County jtlssoort; Fays special attntwa .'to' tswTCa IN lliaa; -ar Debti, Buying and SelUag Keal Estate, JSfK Hossea,ate. ' .iu.uu-. llaa for sale several tboesasd aerr.1 ot foasl aad cheap lands In Bolt county, Mlssoarl. ala ell improrea-nraaj auawaaw CoarM.a I Til I- S .' MS miU'm ' ' " UTHt Bianai, svsra sen ewew ST JOSEPH, . MO tt a sWf sssT aunt' t t.9-mAlit' llrtsi aiBK jera- a w . farorite Hotel. I am aow prepared to aaton modata tha public. My rooasa sn.htff, eteaa aad well Teatllated,; asM-sappHeei , wua eieajs asm eaaMtrtaaie aeoa i aMwiawnn times be sapplted with tke beat tha market Sards. W,'rl ' BO-.-uU i. S. Itne: IToiary PumnRM Estate and Uencr- i al Coirectibn M W cvaig, mit tocaiTir, AUtaumcaa aatrssted la Wa wiJlsrwsWt folly aad promptiy atteaded to. 9Stf a. n w 'J. lf PRICE The only Srst-clsas Cote! ta. le dtr. West Side PKBue.UAis, 1 " jut r.'ritd. . - 1 i Jt2aOUmi. . . " . '. ii;T . . A. I mA HAS. vll xsaa iafc urea --"-j r- , : furnished and In good cooiHlIoa, by the ori jr. x. Taowbii' -i .' : jbf. -ii.. ... OE1GOI, proprietor. aoaT,?iasTooMtaT J- x. a. spaisali "ialx-; Montgomery L VornausV B-AJVEUEKS, BBOBJBB6 AK9 KXAI. ATKA6EXTS. oxsooir.xo. Loaaoaey,BarNo.Iiaw,lraJliaA'rrj Cipal Utlea. lauecuona mmuw. . j . for Non-KesWenU. Lb aefotlated-"" on Baal Kstatey aad taacatawaU made en raTorable Urau . la- tcrest allowed Usaa' 1 "II . . depeatta-, ... LIVERY :ffil . .tri &FEED . . MISSOURI. :ut OREGON, MmmoAUlon ct the pabUewM Ml . tills appolntmesia os m 1 '7 well asaared that he east ghajsaMstaetlea ta al wks faror him w IU their paaeasga, Iwss Ar Mlrcf at ill nriTara faraWbed fr Haeka aadXwlMtS whea desired. . A Daily Zixie 'of-Sacks Wt5raTMfe Kmt-CK. aadIWkHsi'awrKa with ail passenger trains, 1 run by the proprietors.. LOOK HERE- A X0. 1 Fats mt 1 - ) : 1 Acres, One mile South it the City of OrVfoa. Persona deslrtsr to purehsse a 'eomsorUbla horaSlh APPlrClrch.Vl and .IHerrrvH trees In abVadaaca togelber wilh other good aa4s 1 topT.ait., will do wUt look t tSUa before parchaslngetsewbare. li j. Anulr for Uimato.IJIbaraCreea oponittie prVmSesorto WJS.,HAWMIJf,7grat. Usksox. No. l" Dr. J. Calloii. HOMEOPATHIC TP li v s i e i . West y 8 OFFICE, Side, FHBliC OREGAX, MO. SelVBa-ea August Berret, Cabinet Kakar I .Undi3 Taker. Vet Side Public Sqaare, Oregoa, Mo. I hare made arraBctmeata ta the' Codertaker llne a ta ba abla. to atacaid wxpUr t alt orders. I keep all sizes of ixiTATif onarwise. hxack mxtavr csitixb. Also, XKAXIC BDBIAX. CASES, eoaitantly on hand. . . . . ll " ' UOSriTAL TOFFINSfurnUbeil t T. . I also keep a Unt-elasa Hers, whlth I wHt furnish at moderate charges. ' 27 AHgsist Bexres.