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rSIJAY, JAJTJABY oth, 1877.
Cfftctal Strcctor. COURTS UT HOLT COUNTY. CXmll Court RecnlarTenn. S4 Monday In April. August ami December of every year. rv,w l?p(mirTi'rml. lsL MonuaVF In February, May, August andNorirabcr of Pnutt CMat. uecnUrToia, 2d Mondays in January Apru, jiuy nu vuu ' ' year. Seiutlor .. Xiprxtnlttitt.. CciaUy .urfets....... tiPjmas n. parrish U. D. MARKLAND. HICUAUD COLTJSON UEORGE ANDERSON ... DAN. VAN WORMEB. 'Count Clni Skerrf Collector X&uxtj Tretttrtr.. Circuit Clttk...'... Recorder v little . Auester . Prabalt Juiae . . . ... J. H. C. CURTIS. 8. T. LOCAS. .. SAM. Y. MORRISON. ... LEVI OREV. ,.. WM. A. GARDNER. ,. Wt. r. TAYLOR, .v KEOBES DOYVNE. .. li U. RUSSELL. .pnusetrnnr jnmri. . -T A mi If 1.1MU1UU. Sure rrar 4- Jin i Cf. WILLIAM A. ai,ui. Public AominWratcr. Wm. HAWKINS. Conner.. REUBEN KING. ATTORNEYS. THOMAS II. KEMP, v3 TT ORNEY AT LA W, HEAL E STATU AGENT, O RE G OH, MO. Practices In ail inc uourcs 01 ioruir ju, Vnniiput Kansas. Southeast Nebraska, and .... . . 1. . 11. Souihwest Iowa. novn '76 tf ZOUK. & PARISH, ATTOREYS AT LAW, OREGON. MO. T ,..,.. tn .11 thx Courts r North West His- -aouri. North East Kansas, Southern Nebraska .and Western Iowa. dec 22 '.6 tf JAMES LIMBIRD, ATTORNEY AT LAW. TnoSECCTIXO ATTORNEY FOR HOLT CO, 'Office vp Stairs, over David's. Brick, OREGON, MO. -Prompt attention given to all business entrusted to lus care. nor 11 ,o-jr IIEKKY SHOTTS, ATTORNEY AT LAW, ORF.GUN. MO. OFFICE, IS BRICK BLOCK. flecTS-'TS tf CHAS. E. BARNES, ATTORNEY AT LAW N&TjIR Y PUBLIC, 'Seal Estate, lHnranee,,iaiI Collection MOUND CITY, MISSOURI. Will attend careuilly and promptly to all bnv. lam estrusted to him J. W. STOKES," ATTORA EY AT. LAW, CRAIG, MO. "Will practice tn Holt and adjoining counties Jan 5 77-U TAILOHS MtilOLAsS STOCK, MERCHANT TAILOR, OREGON. MO. always hare on band. ajl"hlce Seclcctlon of I Invite- evrrvbodv to call and examine mv tock of oodg. I will do all Unds t work at BOTTOM TPXGXJTOE1S. CUTTING MADE A SPECIALTY. I alo keep Full lAne or dents JTurth Side Palilic Sauare. Hat. one door Unit of Vie Kelly Esuse, Jen 5 '77f HOTELS. COLORADO HOUSE. JSecon! Strteet, ttt. Francis and Felix ST. JOSEPH. MO. This Ifoare is centrally tocatedrEiecantly furuUbcrl. No rains fparcd to make truest coniionau.e. uniy one cqoare iruzn roe u.. u. VL Ju. & C. B. It. U. Dejtot. FEED LUTZ, Jan JS 77 It r- Proprietor. OCCIOEATA&. HOTEL, Comer Main nnd Jule Streets, . ST, .IOSEPH. MO. .IlaTlnR leaseS-fltted and refurnished tbU favorite Hotel, 1 am low prepared to accom- juoaats me puunc, 41 rooms are larev, clean and well ventilated,, svi supplied with clean and comfortable beds : and the table will at all times be supplied with the best the ruarke aaerus. .uaies per sir, IF". IXZ., fra'r BOTlO76tr JEWELRY. IRA D. STOCRIXG, ruoruiETon, JEWELRY NEW SHOP, Three Doors South of the PriccMousc Z j UUbaU.'1!, JJ1U. I Watches, Clocks and Jewelry repalrsd on un uuiicc. Ail hwk narjanieu. deCl5-76-tf iaiSllKASTCE. tttt. A. SLI., INSURANCE AGENT. OREGON, MO. BErBESESTd TDK Conffnen! al ofN. Y. : Cnpitul 4,000.000 JEtna. of Ilartlord, Capital, 7.000 000 -deoi3-76-ir 5SrET. ABSTRACT T YOVR HOMES A complete. Abstract of Holt Conntr. Par ties purchasing propertr will do -well to give dec 22 70tf OiiECOsr, llo. TO LOAN west ilUsouri Farms, ioratermoftwo to fire jppiy 10 t. u. bl'IILNUtll, dec ti '7B tf Okxcok Mo. TONSeKIAlI JOILV LILER, HAIR CUTTER AND BARBER, DEALER IS CIOASS AND TOBACCO. wesi oiae jfuoue Square. 1 decJ5-'76-tf GEORGE KiEB, ruoriticTOi LONE STAR ON North Side of Square, OREG The Choicest It ran ' Wines. TJnnnra ni1 or. mo (Vol jCisar Constantly on ak neo 13 '70-tr BRADLEY & BLONDEATT, Deilen la Torelga and Somettts WINES & MQUORS Sett Braodi of Cigars, Ale and BeevA, mns JULal'UCSZ whiszet a specialty U2 ji Seemnd Street 6T, JOSEPH JTS-The Files of We UMiraci. can altrav. hm nn4the"V""D'I' caa ,w b aims iiuiiiim TOWS AND COUNTY Sterrelt's fresh oysters arc very fine. We've tried 'em. c-Esquire John Ahrens, near Corn ing, Is very sick with typhoid fever. Capt. Thomas IU Parrish, Stale Senator elect, started for Jefferson City on Saturday. -Preaching by Itev. W. L. Edmonds at Richjillo on next Saturday night at scven A'dock. Condnctor Gcorgo Brown, of the K. C, St. J. & C B. R. R., is laying off for a tew weeks and his place is sup. plied by E. D. Saw3'er of .St. Joseph. George Weber, the Forest City postmaster, is one of the Very best of ficers the government has in Its employ in all the northwest, The iestival at the Baptist church in Forest City on the 27th nit., was perfect success. There was plenty of fun; plenty to eat, and plenty of youn folks to enjoy both. Preaching at the Presbyterian chnrch on next Lord'sdny at eleven o'clock by Elder J. V. Kclsey : also at seven in the evening. Subject in the morning "The Temptation of Christ.' W. G. Andes. who lives, six miles north of Mound City, last week sold to Johnston & Meyers, of Craig, 583 bushels of wheat at one dol larper bushel. Col. R. D. Marfcland, represent live elect to the State legislature, start ed for the capital on Monday night The spring flowers will probably bo blooming before wc see his face again in Oregon. Mr. William Cobnrn has presented ns with specimens ot wine sap, winter wine nnd Talpa Hawkins apples raised on a new farm just opened by him sev en miles northeast of Oregon, which are very One. Col. Fred. Hall, the genial proprie tor of the Occidental Hotel, St. Joseph came np to Oregon on Monday night and spent Tuesday with his old friend here, all of whom were glad to see him. A meeting of the farmers of Hickory township will be held at Lincoln school honse on Tuesday, Jannnry lClh. at fJ o'clock p. sr ,'for the purpose of discus sing the best means of protection against the grass hoppers. Many citizens of Forest City and Oregon have been making good nso ot the ice crop during the late cold snap Hundreds of wagons have been fnn tilngtolayin good supply for nest summers nsc. Mr. Robert TI. Mnrkland. son of Col. R. D. Markland. has been visiting his father In this city for a few dayi past Mr. Markland is a member of the mercantile firm of Markland, Dodge & Moore, at Salina, Kansas. John A. Meyer, who lives eight miles cast of Oregon, had a t wentj'-five acre lielu ot corn which was so very fine that ho resolved to test Its yield One acre of It was measured off, from which he gathered one hundred and seventeen bushels ! Who can beat it? Pleasant Hill Literary Society meets every Wednesday evening at Pleasant Hill School house, four and a halt miles southeast of Oregon. The subject for discussion at the next meet lng is: Resolved, that Columbns de serves rcore credit for the discovery of America than Washington does for the defense of it. Affirmative : J. P. Rog ers and Charles Lukins; negative: G, W. Crouch and William Springer, -The Christian Sunday School will give an entertainment, consisting of sc lect readings, vocal nnd Instrumental music, etc., etc., and -also a supper at the Court nouse, on Tuesday evening, January did, Aunmtance cents. Children 10 cents. Free tick ets will be distributed to nil who enroll themselves as permanent members of T , ,m V . . ,7C The. tickets entitle the bolder to both i.n e,., :l t ii - .1 n ii . tnnnnr nn.l nfHntnmnnf On New Year's day a very pleasant. party was given by Mr. and Mrs. G. W. Sbnltz at their residence in the north part of the county. A very large nntn- ber was present, who thoroughly en joyed themselves. After doing full justice to a snmptuous dinner, 11 dress "T.C" s" .! t?be pnzo William Spente, was voted to the handsomest lady pres iding carried off by Mrs. A cap was voted to the oldest gentleman Mr. G. W. Flem ing who Is nearly eighty years of age. 'A pipe, to be given to the homeliest man present, aroused quito a spirited contest. Three parties G. W. Kcrsh ner, Dr. Jones and William Spence presented their claims and five ballots were required to decide tho matter. Finally it was awarded to William Spence by a majority ot one. It was an elegant affair made of a corn cob. All present were loud in their praise of tho warm hearted hosphality of the host and hostess. -A terrible nccldeut occurcd at tho residence ot William Nowland. 9 ii miles northwest of New Point (10 miles northeast of Oregon) on Friday last, December 29th, Tho family were getting ready to visit a neighbor, and, preparatory to staging, Mr. Nowland's dauiter, Sarah Ann Nowland. nfrii1 10 :enMip stairs to her room tn ivnrm fKad-been subject to epasma since her infancy and it is supposed that she was taken with one of them while sit ting by the stove. Appearances indi cate that 6he threw hersclt ncfcss the stove; as her face and bosom were hor ribly burned. Tho family knew noth ing of the occunence until they smell- ed smoke, when SnniuiJ Nowland went np stairs and discovered his l6tcr B,narCa m h I p ,"0 ,vcuoIn,ynl'ot hree honrs. Funeral cervices were ed by Rev. W. L. Edmonds, nnd. she Wa8 bUricd at Dplinlt'j nnlnr.r TI, I r. ti u " " ""J. ' family have the sympathy of a large riri'Pt. rii ir nnia 1 shniH a n ? . . .Mt.,. .., tMK jjicaiaiuicuou. Rev. Mr. Bowman will commence holding a protracted meeting at Forbes during the latter part ot next week. Services will be held in the school house. Quite a number of cattle are being fed by the farmers north ot Mound City. W. G. Andes is feeding 27 head ; Geo. Holtura 30 head; Jonas Whitmcr32 head ; Peter Worley 10 head ; Mr. Haze let 16 head ; Thomas McCoy 100 head, besides a number of others whosenamcs we failed to learn. The meeting conducted by Rev. Mr. Bowman of the church of the Uni ted Brethren in Christ, at the Woods School house, after continuing twenty three nights, closed on Monday night. Twelve additions were made to the church, and a society of sixteen mem bers formed. The following officers of Burr Oak Grnngo No. 1735, were Installed by the conuty l'eput- on the 1st Instant: Henry Lunsford. W. M. Win. Harrass. O. Wm. Lnnsford, L. J. T. Yeoman. S. L. Soln. A. S. Jas. Harrass, C. W. J. Lnnsford. T. J. 11. Lunstord, Sec. Geo. Lunsford, G. K. M. M. Hartmanu, Ceres. K. Lnnsford, Pomana. E. Harrass, Flora. M. J. Day, Stcwardesss. T. T. Yeoman, Del. Co. Grange. The festival at Fairview School house last week, nndcr the direction of Messrs. Patterson, Coursin, Debolt, Goodhcart, Nowland, Painter and Lacy, and their wives and daughters, was among the pleasant gatherings of the old year. There was an abundanco of choice eatables and every body was happy. The cake given by vote to he handsomest young lady was award ed to Miss Terns, daughter of Gran ville Kerns. The cane awarded to the laziest man was carried off by Mr. Wol verton Rev. W. L. Edmonds making the presentation speech. The pipe for the greatest smoker was given to Mr. (rauville Kerns. The proceeds amount ed to $37.00 clear. Tho Missouri Valley Grange P. of II., met at Culp's School House on tho night of the 29th of December, at which time the lollowlug officers wurc install ed, to serve one year: Chris. Sclilotzbaucr, master. George Carver, Overseer. Joseph II. Butts, Lecturer. Philip Schlotzhauer, Stewart. F. W. Hoffman. Assistant Stewart, Charles L. Hoffman,' Secretary. Fred. Hoffman, Treasurer. Richard Hahn, jr.. Gate Keeper. Mrs. Margaret Baskins, Ceres. Miss Eliza Hniatt, Pomona. Mrs. Mclinda Mnnson, Flora. Miss Sallic Munson, Assistant Stew ardess. Hog Sales. John A Meyer, eight miles cast of Oregon, sold to Henry Watson on New Years day. thirteen head of hogs averaging 300 pounds, at $o35. One of the best lots of hogs ever shipped from the county went from Forbes a few days ago. The following were the parties making the shipment James Ramsey, 41 head, averaging 351 pouui's; Warren Brownlee. 10 head, averaging 315 pounds ; C. L, Hoffman, 21 head, averaging 339 pounds; F. Hoffmoii, 27 head, avera ging 352 pounds ; Roily T. Ramsey. 7 head, averaging 397 pounds; '-Henry Ramscy.10 head.avcraglng 280 pounds : David Allen, 35 head, aycr.;ging 311 pouuds! Pierce Allen, 21 head, avera glng 317 pounds; Joseph PoIly,25 head, averaging 216 pounds. All the above sold at $5 35. Catron & McCoy, of Bigelow. have been shipping about three car loads per week ever since the first of last uctouer. ino average weight Is over 300 ponnds. They are paying $5 25. James K. Irvine, eight miles north of Oregon, lately sold 5 head of hogs averaging 321 pounds, at $5 00. The Week, of Prayer. The Evangelical Alliance has issued the following progarame for the "Week of Prayer," Janunry 7 to 14, 1877: Sunday, January 7 Sermons: Chris tian fellowship, I John, 1, 7. Services In Oregon will be held at the Methodist Episcopal Church, the scrmcn on Sunday evening being preached by Rev. George Miller, of the Presbyterian Church on the text indica ted above. Union services will be con tinued at the same church until Wed nesday vcnlng, in accordance with this programme; after which Union services .11 be continued till after Sunday at the Presbyterian Church. Monday, January 8 Thanksgiving and confession, Inhe review of the past year. w Tuesday January 9 Prayer For the Holy Spirit on Sho Universal Church, joci. i, 'o; ior imucuyerance from er w 1 An . .W ... ror and corruptiln, and for Christian charity. m Wednesday, Jatniary 10 Prayer for the families; for the unconverted; for sons and daughters at .school and col atchool - tenwatic BUtlyTKcn le'c, and for thoso for any In sickness, trouble or ation nnd for those who have rece en added to the church. Thursday, January 11 Prayer for nations; for rulers, magistrates, and statesmen; for philanthropic nnd. ben evolent institutions; for 'a pure liters lure, the spread of sound education among the people, and the maintenance of peace. Friday, January 12 Prayer for Chris tian missions to tho Jews and Gentiles. Luke xxiv 47; for Sunday schools; and the conversion of the world to Christ, O-a 1 r . - .-v - ooTZZZ lor the promotion of temperance; and for the 8a!ety ot thoso who do;n ,Q great waters." o 1.... t' . . r, , .jaiiuiry n aermons : UllC Lord, one faith, on baptism, ono God anu ramer 01 all. Ephes. Iv. 5. 7. .. 1 CRAIG. Our Thriving Little Neighbor tlo Koad. Her Pnst IINtory nnd rntnro Pros pect Sundry Items of Recent Sewn. For many years prior to the comple tion ot tho 11. C. St. Joe & C B. R. It, goods were hauled from St. Joseph to Council Bluffs and Omaha by wagons The 'route usually traveled was from St. Joseph over the hills via Savannah, Fillmore and Holllstcr's mills to North Point, afterwards Mound City, whence the road followed the foot of the bluffs to the crossing of Little Tarkio, lrorn whence when the road was in fair con dition it continued along the toot of the bluffs, passing, soon after leaving Lit tle Tarkio, what was known far nnd near, as "The Big Spring," where every teamster halted to water his team and quench his own thirst. Near the spring, or rather at tho crossing of Littlo Tarkio, where the State road branched off to Rock Port.there was es tablished a trading post and post office, named Tarkio. A heavy traffic in all kinds of goods was built up here by R. W. France, who was the last merchant of Tarkio. In 1870, Tarkio and the Big Spring were eclipsed and the bus.1 ness of the former absorbed by the YOCXG TOWN OF CRAIG, established by Christian Shults on the banks of Big Tarkio aud aialf mllo west of the Big Sprinz. The town was laid out early in the year 18C9 and was named in honor of Gen. James Craig, president ot the St. Joseph and Coun cil Bluffs railroad company. In a con Tcrsatiou had by our reporter with Gen, Craig on a train going north soon alter the completion ot the road, and passing the point where Craig was then located, he remarked: "There's a town, barrin' the houses, they've named Craig; to do me honor I suppose, but It looks like a d d empty one now." Not so empty now. However, ns one may see by. visiting the place. Whcro there was nothing but the prairie sod arc now bouses and streets filled with busy people doing an annual business amounting to more than $100,000. The town commands the trade of an exten sive country, Including a large part of Atchison county and is daily growing in importance. It is the natural outlet for all the products of the Tarkio re gion by rill far into Iowa. ITS BUSINESS. The business of Craig is now repre sented by the following "persons and firms: General Stores. A. P. Davenport, Frazcr and Wilson, Ward and Daw son, K. C. Scdwick nnd Co., nnd Charles David. All of the above ex cept David deal largely in grain. Drugs, Groceries and Grain. John ston and Meyers. Drugs and Notions. Dr. S. S. Ba- i con. Boots and Shoes. 11. S. Hoguo nnd N. Lewis. Lumber. Neal Hoblitzell. . . " Confectionery. Z. T. Wagouor. Mi'linery Goods. Miss Belle House. Harness. John Durham. Stoces. Tinware, Hardware and Ag ricultural Implements J. Varnes. " Licery Stable and Dealer in Wag ons. J. T. Sedwlck. Furniture. Hopkins aud Thayer, City mtel and Bakery. L.-U. Wat son. Craig Hotel. K. F. Rice. Blacksmith aud Wagon shops. J. A. Orange and J. A. Porter. Carpenters. H. W. Scott, Wm. Scott. Win. Brown, Frank MeCanley, Fillmore Parrish and Clarke Odell. Flouring Mill. A. P. Davenport. Elevator. Johnston and Myers. Plasterers. John Brown and So Lawrence. Lawyer. J. W. Stokes. Justices of the Peace. Levi Durham nnd Charles Thayer. Physicians. W. M. Parrish. J. Johnston, S. S. Bacon and W. Burncs. Restaurant. Richard Banks. Saloon. Lewis Elmore. Eailroad Agent. A. N. Hunter. Postmaster. II S. Uogue. There nro also a photographer nnd gunsmith here whose names we failed to obtain. HER rROMRfEXT NEIGIICORS. Some ot the leading farmers and stock dealers of the county make their headquarters here. Among them are airaniner aioore, jr., wno occupies a large farm just a hall mile lrotn town ; Samuel Ensworth who has a larnb farm adjoining town on the north and east, also one south of town. Judges Van Wormer and Skeels live a few miles east; the Shults' and 'Squire .Se xist not far southwest ; Dan Hogan ft few miles cast; tho Sharps who set tled the Grove known far and near by their name thirty.five years ago, Cranslcr, one of the best cattlo raisers In the county, lives over cast on Little Tarkio. The Taylors, Bob nnd -Old Wash," aro also near at hand. John Wlso and Cal .GuilHams live a few miles north ast. Esq. Bcaucbamp lives over in tho bottom towards Ara go. T. K. Slaughter and Charley Doughty are out In the bottom too. Esq. Hogrefe lives to the north west in the direction of the old Hemmes Land ing; D. L. Hnffstettcr owns a largo farm joining town on the northwest, nnd there nre a host of others whoso names it is almost a pity to omit, but cannot be given for tho want of space. Cal Gullliams owns a flouring nnu 6aw mill on Big Tarkio about half way to Corning. N. T. Runnels owns a large saw mill a few miles southwest of horo nnd turns, out nbout 2,000,000 feet of lumber annually. A largo part of the trade of Araao, Nebraska, on the Missouri Rlvor, seven miles west, finds its way through the raU'oad station of Craig. JIKCF.I.LAXE0U3 NOTES. The railroad company built a tank "z w. t La ti w. w. t. - ' . hi w. .Sgl-i'aMKOlOlsulSHP-r-HSOOOOttta r c 33 - 4 ' -.J. t I tarf tt V ' It ; 3 ; .u : C ' IS - --IC.iar-0ilweiOQI9ClClCS09 00-l M ti, ' MM M H H I .ac.9DOF.outtKc:c-iMUit-,MTcioeioic! w :4.!oiiieisiaMioaKio;ioeioCi J .4acMociroocac.Mc.ODCiarJJfcooi ooc iietwiat3UfttiH;siaQtaQMMMCt CJ ! C3 JO 1 4- IOm IO C - IO It- - oo : 'tsiooouCiHasaiUMiioccociaHt.'iaaiij m 'r. 7.3 . rr. r-t m , , . i k, i C3 7 -i . - . W, . w W W wi Wi OC ta M W I. w. 4-siosi-t;oMSoiaMe-itSMfci-'0c ;DdUl9O-OUeS4.u-IQCiOUOIXOv00 CO C - e0U)00O00?r - Ct - OOC00C34 r-i ' ii r.i I." 1 rr. -1 i c . ; Ctf&i.O jfi03O-J4.C 20CO CnOCMaiUMMCD, m MCoAOi:cBi.ciMBOti.oiocici;a'J 3- - hj.m Mica M M CS35i3lt3IOCl3MOOCO-J - - iomm , tsaataMtoM O: OtCOIC&iOiCoaQOMOCOrC - ICSO to- oio-ioa-amaiooMei j o - o : 1-. to U09M.OOCIOtU fSClCl - :w'e'aiaoMow- to tics io oucMMCincouaauu.ci 12 S : o zn . o o e o( ooocns.0000 10 10 IO O CO CO lU CO O O Ci O Cn Ot Cn Ci c O O C-i Ci Ci t to ci 00 - : lt.iOt40)M-l , d-c ocncxooococi cc.; ci is ee t-i to 10 to o O, 1-0 001 lOits 050 :ts4 00 xooaaoDC'XO-ioaccacbci CnoOC-iOCnOCiOOCiOOCnOOO mvoi-'-iCi-a-iccr.ejtotoioootci't-j 0 CO O to O CO ; 0 : o - Ci II Ci 0, 000 O Ci CO U 4- O C0- K) J- 1-1 IO Ci C 004CiOCOO Q.t CffCi O CO CO Ol MCSCi rf.Q C nere, wnicn was suppiicu at nrst wan n-ater from tho Big Spring, but Is now filled by means of a wind mill from a "drove well." The school facilities of Craig nro not r 0 as good ns they should be, but many of her citizens who understand the bens fits resulting from education are mov ing for a graded school and will no doubt- succeed ere long in establishing one. They see that to attract jntelll gent immigration, educational facili ties of the best order must succeed tho old mode. There are over eighty j scholars in the district, enough to cm ploy two teachers and establish a rood graded school. The benevolent orders are represen ted here by : Craig Lodge No. 341.' A. F. & A. M. Craig Lodgo No. 211.1. O. O. F. Craig Lodge, I. 6. G. T. Rcfoim League. The churches arc not represented here, the preachers evidently thiuking that the people were cither too busy to attend to anything concerning the fu ture 6tate or were so near perfection that there was no uso in further im provement until other communities round about wcro brought up to the same standard. Although there nre no church buildings in Craig, there are many honored members of different de nominations living here, and divine service is frequently held In the school honse. Efforts have been mnde and will be renewed during tho coming season, tno grasshoppers permitting. to raise funds for the erection of a church building sufficient for all pres ent demands. RECENT IIAri'ESISG3. Our Sunday school Christmas treo was a snccess, there being at least four hundred of the good people ol Union township and vicinity present. The exercises were conducted by C. A. Doughty, superintendent, which began by a song by Wlnnlo Hoblitzell, follow ed by declamations from the Misses Fanny Doughty, Mary David, Lou David and Delia Parrish, and Rums Thayor, Virgil Taylor, Charles Law ronco nnd Broln W. Hoguc, all of which wero very well rendered. After n spng from tlio Misses Jennie Wilson nod Simpson, Old Santa Clans made his nppenranee through ono of tho windows who was greeted with excla mations ot surprise and merriment, after which the many presents, ijndcr c - . ! ' ! MM te M ' Undtr 10 Yctire of Age. 10 nnd nndcr 18 Years 18 nnd under 21 Years. 21 and under 45 Years. 45 Years and upwards - ao - amcs. Total White Males. Under 10 Years of Age. 10 and under 18 -IMCDJft) Years. 18 and under 21 lears. . 21 and under 45 Years, 45 Years and upwards 03, Total White Females. Total White Pop ulatlon. KOK m IA 1J White Persons bet. 6 & 18 Y's. White persons that can read and write Total Colored Males all ages Totai'Coiored Fe males all ages - C - 4wC0C - C5l Horses . r n i , Mules Jacks Jennets Cattle esK3i-tol .CHOOCll-l Sheep - o - io ' - IHSMCl1 &, cj oe m Hogs m c? e tT, I W CC Ci is C3l ?i JT' Bushels Wheat. o o is ci o. Bushels Corn. OCOOOOCiiS J- ce ts 00 OCllOCO O Cl c o C( Bushels Oats. C CO !; l 00 Ci CO 00-03 10 CiOsciO Oushcls Barley. Bushels Rvc. ocoto o . m nc1 " " coto C5 it -I -I - C' iU 10 10 O O. O O Ci Pounds Tobacco Pounds Wool. Pounds Sugar. Tons IO to M CO CiCO- O Hay Gallons Wine. Gallons UIOSS J ri j W -tft COO Molasses Total Population' C71 00 O l U.1 wnicn me tree almost "roaned were ulstribated to the intense delight ot al prasent. Craig Is doing an unusual amount ol business In all departments but especi ally in buying, shipping and cribbing corn. a. i. Davenport, our miller, has bought during tho past week over forty thousand bushels of com, part of which he Is shipping. He Is also feeding sev eral head of cattle and hogs. Messrs. Frazer and Wilson has flight, about 35,000 bushels ot corn, anu z.uuu nogs. Sedwlck, Zook and Co., 10,000 bush. els. Messrs. Horton & Kerr, of St. .Jo seph, havo just completed acorn crib at this place fourteen lect wide by ninety-six feet long and eleven feet high, supposed to hold aTjont 9,000 bushels, which Is being rapidly filled up by their agent, Mr. F. Myers. Messrs. Johnston & Myers proprie tors of the grain elevator havo bought and shipped during the past four months over 40,000 bushels of small grain, principally wheat, rye and bar- Icy; and during the year they have shipped over sntty thousand bushels altogether. v A. r. Davenport has bought ot small grain during the last five months nearly 70,000 bushels principally wheat, 50,000 bushels of which, ho has ground into flour. He has recently ndded an elevator and corn sheller to his flour ing mill, which will enable htm to ac commodate a large scope of country. His flour already rauksnmong the best aud he Is constantly shipping it by tho car load. Esqulro Durham, proprietor of the Craig House, has sold out to A. M. Rice of Bigelow, who took possession tho 2d Instant. Mr. Frank Doughty has lately gone 4 1. ....... ,1.... ..II , U .. 1 . 1 , .... iuu nuj luui an uacui'iurs saoum lUls cold weather, viz- took unto himself a life partner the daughter ol Judge WadootSt. Joe. Rev. Mr. Bassctl of Mound City is holding n revival at Craig, an J will continue through the week. Mr. A. M. Hunter, railroad and ex press agent, and wife havo lately re turned from visiting friends In Michi gan. Dr. Hiram Jones contemplates build ill" a l:iro storehouse n mnn nKnrin r,,"f..l " - 15 P ns sprjpg "J't-u?. Mrs. W. L. Burns, after several months of accutc suffering with con sumption, expired on the 29th of De cember. She leaves a husband and three children to mourn her loss. D. L. Huffftetler was arrested on Monday evening on a charge of embez zlement. ' He had sold some horses for a Kansas man, about which there was some trouble. Mr. Ilnffetetter Is one of the oldest and most respectable citi zens of Craig and tho charge will doubtless fall to the ground. The Baby Crop. The following births have been announced to us since the last issue of the Sentinel t To C. W. Sweeney, five miles south of Oregon, on December 30, 1876, a boy. To Harvey Burnett, scven miles east of Oregon, on December 29- 187C, a boy. Sharp's Grorc Safety Committee. Sharps Grove, Jan. 1, 1877 2Mtor 27o.7 County Sentinel: At a meeting of the Sharp's Grove Safety Committee it was resolved that there be notice sent to jour valuable paper of our company and of. Its strength and purpose. We are organized for the purpose of keeping down thiveing of any kind and to bring to justice any thieves we can get hold of. The Company consists of some forty odd members: Captain, W. S.Garrett; Lieutenant, Charles Rngh. II. B. LAWRENCE. Secretary. Orange Blossoms. It was Tennyson who declared that ' Ia the Spring a yoans man's fancy Lightly turns to thoughts ot lore. ' ' But if he had been in Holt cennty during the cold snap of the past tort night bo wonld have concluded that bis assertion was more poetical than truthful. In witness whereof vtc chronicle the following marriages: At the residence ot the brides father, seven miles northeast ot Oregon, on the 58th of December 1876, by Rev. N. II. Smith. Mr. Robert Emmerson to Miss Nellie F. Coburn, second dangh- ter of William Coburn, Esq., all of Holt county. At the residence of the brides father. in Andrew county, by Elder P. K. Dib ble, on Thursday December 28th I81C Mr. Warren T. Wood of Bolckow to Miss Ella M. Dysart, daughter of Lo- San Dysart, Esq. At the residence of the brides father, four miles northeast of Oregon, on December 25th, 1876, by Rev. W. L. Edmonds. Mr.Lanville Carrrollto Miss Llllene Vinins. daughter of W. R. Vining, Esq., all of Holt county. At ihc residence ol the bride's father. twelve miles northeast of Oregon, on December 28th. 1876, by Rev. W. L Edmonds, Mr. Scott Concway to Miss Elizabeth Lacy, danghter of George Lacy, Esq., all of Holt county. On December 28th, 1876,by Rev. Mr, Cadv. Mr. William Pointer who lives 4 J miles southcast ol Oregon, was mar ried to Mlf s Margaret Stanton, daugh ter of Judge John L.Stanton of Andrew county. At Kelly's notel, Oregon, Mo , New Year's eve, December 3lst 1876, by Rev. Geo. Miller. Mr. Nicholas Stock to Miss Lizzie Weis, daughter of Amos Wcls, Esq., all ol Holt connty. At the residence of the brides falhcr, ten miles north of Oregon, on January 2. 1877, by Rev. George Miller. Dr. William Long, of Mound City, to Mrs. Annie E. Griffith, daughter of Andrew Meyer, Esq. At the residence ot tho brldra moth er, three miles north of Oregon, on Dsceraber 21th 1876. "by Elder W. A. Gardner. Mr. Charles O. Vining to Miss Susan M. Noland, danghter ot the late Hiram G. Noland, all ol Holt county. At Bigelow, Mo., on Dccetubcr 23, 1876, by 'Squire II. C. Long. Mr. Owen Poore to Miss Emma J. Curry, all of Holt county. At tho residence of 'Squire n. C. Long, near Bigelow, on December 17th 1876, Mr. John Curtis to Miss Lucy Ivers, all of Holt conuty. X1OG-A-X1 rsro-riciEs. Welgblns. We have Just erected a pair or Fnlrbanlm Standard Scale in front of our lumber yard, and are prepared to ilo your weighing. D00I.EY 4 PAYNE. Jan 5 it TTalUVp. All parties knowing themselves Indebted tc us by notu or account, are notified to come an J rettle tho same st once. CBASXELL. BATES 4 CO., Jan 5 Ot Mound Cil), 3Jo Letter List. List of letters remaining tnPustoniee. Oregon, Mo., January 1st 1377. Any one calling for these, please say "Advertised." K. G. IIOLTZ, P, M. A cton A Hayes J ack Burnett Ceo Jeffrie J Burnett M Pierce J W ChrlilerJno SlanRhterTK Hahn Anna Q Tool Daniel Vflllyard Jam Xottee tbe Gold nines of Mexico! All persons knowing themselves indebted to the undersigned, will confer a favor by coming forward and paying up, for It will save troubla and oast. A word to the wise Is sufficient, tor this is the last call. JanJw JAMES D.rERKINS, My Friend, If you are indebted tome, you niut call and set tie your account by January 1st. , 1877. (Deo. 15, 76, St) UEO. NIES. nieaebed Domestic As low as S cents a yard (yard wide) at Baskins t (Dec 15 70:f) Red Flannel From 20 cents a yard np, at Baskins'. Dae 15 tf This ' 'Cheap Goods" Bnilneas. A good deal has been said by other merchants about selling cheap. I want It to; be understood that I will not b undersold on tbe same dais of goods by anybody in the country. Dec. 13, '70 If 1 WM. BASKINS, IIolIovray'N I'ltK and Oliitniont, For bcurvy , leprosy, aud cutaneous dMcarcs they are unrivnlled. In maces where these mala dies nre preyulent, the cures .are njaxvcllou's, i U'y are unparalleled, and as a-cosmeilc thel I oilf,mrn, s,Jni,4 equalled. Sold cvrvhero. );5ct-iit perl' r "!. It lur ine expulsion oi pimples, uioicncs, 0, Why Co OfT. To the larsa cities to. buy goods at retiiJ, rhen you can buy the same class of goods at the same price for cash at Siskins', Oregon, Ma.DtclS t Curls.nuu Toy! A Urge lot Jut rtcrired by Baskku, and 'for sale at the lowest price. Dee. IS, '7S tf Frcslt Iloiiry! A fresh siipplr Just received at BasUn's'. Dee 25, 'IC tf We would advis the people or this coaaty, when they are Tlsltlng St. Joeph, to be sure and Tblt the Boston Wet Store, on Felix. St., opposite ofthe Market House. V hare made a personal examination 01 their stock and can truly say that it is really wonderful how so many fsuey and useful articles cn be bought and sold for Wets. Many of the goods sold for' S9ct arc goods that we all hare been la the hab it of pajlogfroiuSl.30 to SJfor each article Just now thy are busy opening a large stock of ' holiday goods and we would adrlse an that are -contemplating buying presents to gire them call. (Dee 15, '70 tfl a oa.ir,:d To all who are suffering from the errors and Indiscretions of youth, nrrous weakness, early decay, loss ol manhood. Sui.. I will send a receipt that will cure yon.FEEE OK CHARGE. This great remedy was -discovered by a mis sionary in South America. Send a self-audress-ed envelope to the Ret. Joairu T. Isiux, Station D. Bible tlotue, AVkj Tort. llmO. The Centaur Liniments hare created k rerolutioq In remedies for Jieuma tism. Strains, Swellings, Pains, Burns. Scalds, Stings, Ac. The White Liniment Is lor the hu man family, and the Yellow Liniment la Tor . horses. They are eertaln, handy and cheap. ' 5W1J . tlo.i '"Awarded "I was so sick and low si 'rited that I thotubt I wonld give an jthlag to get well; and If any one had injured me the ' good health produced by using Simmons' liver " Regulator. and.charged me a thousand dollars, I would willingly hare paid It Ifrbadhadltf In fact, ten thousand dollars wu!d be worth Ices to me than what It has done forme." 23ml UEO. F. BARRETT, Macon, Ca. Two Hundred Dollak3 Reward? For a failure to cure any case of 'habitual constipation" of the bowels with Dt. Sherman's compound prickly ash bitters, provided its use Js persisted in as directed. No matter whether the disease Is the result of a torpid liver or a relaxed condition ot the. muscular coating of the bowels, they never fail to cure it ; also, all the various diversi fied, sympathetic, nervous disorders usually accompanying Indigestion, aud occasional or habitual constipation ot ihe bowels. It also cures dizziness sick headache, lcncorrhea and all le male weakness usually accompanying the same. No spirit is used in them, ex cept a pure article of Holland Gin. Ladles in particular will find them pe culiarly adapted to their wants in all ages andxouditiousr of life. For sale at Drug Stores. 7yleow. OUJl REPORTS. OFFICK OF TnE-SEXTJXEL, Thursday Evening, Jan. 4th 1ST, J Ilia KtoeU. CATTLE Daring the week trade has been, active, the tone and fueling strong and prices show an upward tendency. Advices from New, York and Philadelphia report small receipts and an active demand for light to medium ihlp- persat hlgherprlce. Demand forgsodshlp ping cattle continues good. During the week the Inquiry for stock and feeding cattle haj been fairly active, and all descriptions hare sold readily at quotations. Butchers -'stunT have ruled moderately active. Oxen heavy and rough steers, and cows with calves, and springsrshare been dull at any figure. ItOliS Wth.jercts ow before U3 there U -great reason to be satisfied with the trade of the past week. Packers bare never bought more steadily, or seemed less disposed to disturb tho steady and uniform character which "has per vaded the market. The demands from the ln xlplwucy of this season to date, bos been for well matured hogs of choice to extra quality, and it Is when these conditions have not been compiled with that prices have fallen, and trade assumed an inactive or depressed tone. Prices both In Chicago and St. Louis have shown ma terial advances, eansed no doubt by the light receipts. 'On Thursday of last week and np to Saturday, an advance of 10 cents was noted oa, extra quality. On Saturday extras advanced from Sa.25 to SG-W, while In Chicago the same ' advance from SB. 50 to SO. 73. The demands for these grades Is strong and active at quotations. Grain. Wn EAT Trade In this market has been gen erally active and pi ices a shade hlrntr. Ad vices from New York and Liverpool, have been more favo-able, the former showing slight ad vance, while Liverpool has been firm. CO Itsr There has been a little more life man ifested In this market the past week, and quo tations a shade better. Receipts In the larro centers have been light, which combined with, more encouraging reports from the east and En rope, hare had a tendency to strengthen the feeling. Oregon Karkets. FLOUR-Sprlng? 100 ., . inter. S250 . 3 to 83al OU 55 75al i 15 15 H 15 15 IS a 5 COaJ 77 WIIEAT-FaU CORN Per bushel OATS mTATOES Al'PLtS EUU3 BACOX Country hams anouiuers -Sides - - I LARD old - IIOXKV BUTTER UOOS 1 OWt St- Joseph 2xnr!iets. WHEAT No 2 Winter - - " lift No 3 ' " - 90al OO Not ' - sua OS No 1 Spring - KS XoiSirlue.. - - .75a SO So 3 spring " - - ma 70 CORN'-Iu wagon lots - - 30 A3 In ear lots ----- sua ss Sew - - - -- -25 OATS old on track - 33 old in. wagons - . 'Si new - ... so RYE No 3 - - ,.- ak5 Il.VltLEY No 2 - - iaC3 POTATOES - - . . - - - 30a 35 ONIONS - - - 0a OJ APl'LES Green - - - - 69a 70, Choice winter - - 2 002 73 In Car lots - -"- ' 2 30 niDES-Green ... 8 Cured - - SJi ' 7 Part Cored - - SMa Si: DRY FLINT - - ll,'a 13 DRY SALT - - - - 10 GREEN CALF, wt S to Hlus - la HOG SKINS - S3' DAMAGED HIDES, two-third rate, (cut scored, and one grub, classtd-two-thlrds rate.) Branded hldes.10 uer cent, off v . BIJTTEU-Uood Choice 15 20 20& 23 20& 23 30D 533 EGGS HOGS - Chicago SXarkets. WHEAT No. 1 Sonar" - No. 1 Spring No. 2 Snriua- 1 It 1 IS 1 13 43 32 32 H 7l CA .11.37ia,0O 0,73g0.tjO 3.10 4 3004.20 3.9H&1.39 X.B7 Vg3.3ii 3.00W3 73 B UP0.73 5,6333.90 - Winter CORN No. 2 OAT3 - - -RYE - BARLEY - FORK Per Barrel LA It D per cw t - - CATTLE Extra iioou to cnoice Texas - - Butchers 'tockers . . HOGS Packing choice- snipping St- Louis Jlnrlteln. WIIEAT-No. 3 Fall - - .- 14o No. 3 all - I as Winter 1 30K CORN.-N'o.Sinlxcd - - 3UU OATSNo. 2 mixed ----- 33 RYE - - - , - 67 POKK-New - - - 16 73 Old - - - '18 30 LARD-New - - - - 8';, Old - - - - - - 9'J UATTLE-Cbptqa -t - lsas.on l.fyMl - - Gil Medium' - 3 73H4.10 Pony - - - 3.75fgl.00 Cuwa4 Heifers S OSS.mi HOGS Gumnwn to medium s.Kfrt.sll .. rfJwW.,i,av' Gv.w.3t