Kansas City, St. Joseph and CoundJ Bluffs Railroad.
Kxiirc-s. Freight. Express.
v;t i.w..,ih wr 6:10 .ui l:i'ii
Amazonia. .3:.Vi 6:.V5
Savannah ..4:10 7:5;$
I'.aruard 4:5:! 9:1;
Maryville ...r:3 10:20
ft?y.ep!i..S:30.VM 0:10m 12:35 l-Jt
Amazonia. .8:05 5:30 12 12
Savannah. ..i:5i .r:"J
P.olckow ...7:20 4:05
Halliard 7:10 S:4."i
Murvville ..:: '2:30
Nodaway 11 :1'
Linger S. 31. office in Glazier's store.
Weed Earls has one more Range
Cook Stove. It is wonderful.
The Singer is considered the standard
A sett of tabic knives and forks can
be bought very cheap of Earls'.
The oil sold at the Singer oflice is
pure machine oil and will not gum.
Yon first-class job work of all kinds
call at the llEPUiii.iCAX olliee.
Don't freeze, when Weed Earls sells
Heating Stoves, all kinds, so cheap.
Xr.w and handsome styles of prints
just received at E. M. Mitchell's.
As Earls sells his pocket knives so
wonderfully cheap, ho may sell that
larjre stock in his show case.
New fall clothing, hats, caps, boots,
shoes, &c, just received at J. J. Mil
ler's. No one doubts the fact that Weed
Earls sells building hardware cheap
Just received by John J. Miller, a
bran new stock ot goods, which will be
.old low for cash.
3 k you wish to make your wife or
daughter a nice present, purchase her a
Singer sewing machine.
Fresh Steaks, Turkic?, Chickens
and Game of all kinds, at the South
Side Meat Shop. W. B. Howaicd.
The American Sardine Co.'s bone
less sardines are much better, and less
than half the cost of imported sardines.
Tke Highest Cash Trice paid j
lor Hides, at the South-Side Meat
Shop. AY. B. HOWARD, j
January 1st iw j
Oun job department is very complete, j
and we can furnish all classes of work ;
as neatly and cheaply as can be done,
live us a call and we'll warrant satis
faction. It would make you smile, equal to
that produced by laughing gas, to take
a look through John J. Miller's large
.-lock of fall and winter clothing and
gents' furnishing goods, boots, shoes,
Uoos, hats anil caps:
Dysai-t's pork packiug house, at
Bolckow, has suspended operations for
this season, hoving packed this winter
0,000 head of hogs.
Tx our report of the "Christmas Tree"
at the Episcopal Church, wo forgot to
mention the name of Mrs. Wm. S.
Greenlee, who was the luckiest lady in
the house. Her present was that of a
ladye's fine gold watch.
We can't say we are just exactly sat
isfied with the way Stiles & Hardy do
their advertising. They don't advertise
much in the papers, and yet they are
selling a heap of goods, and candor
forces us to admit they have a fine store.
It is astonishing how many fine things
can be crowded into a store-room. We
are led to this remark by looking over
the holiday goods at Sargent & Wilker
son's drug store, south side the Square.
A customer said to Earls1 face : "You
sell Queensware and Lamps cheaper
than any house in town." Weed blush
ed and said: "Take 'em."
W. B. Howahd, of this place, has an
extensive Nursery of No. 1. Fruit Trees,
which he will have reedy for Spring
sales. Our farming frieads will please
make a note of thiB, and be gettrng their
Notice is given to the public gener
ally that Johu J. Miller, northeast of the
Square, ha3 received z. large and com
plete supply of fall and winter goods
Litest styles consisting of ready-made
clothing, hats, caps, boots and shoes,
gents' furnishing goods, f;c. Call and
examine goods and prices before buy
The Semi-Annual Statement of the
financial condition of the Farmers'
Bank, in this place, up to the beginning
of the present year, appears in our adver
tising columns this week. This shows its
affairs to rest on a healthy basis, and
that its management is entrusted to able
aud safe bands.
We understand that Sir. S. E. Pear
son, of the firm of Greenlee S
will retire from that firm this Spring,
and commence the practice in Nebraska.
Mr. George E. Iving, who has been a
teacher In our county for several years
past, will take his place, and the firm
will continue under the name of Green
lee & King. Mr. King is a young law
yer, just admited to the Bar last spring,
and is most favorably known to our cit
izens as a 3"oung man of fine ability,
upright and honorable in all his dealings
With his assiduous attention to his busi
ness, aided by the "level" and experien
ced head of the Senior partner, the pub
lic may rest assured all business entrus
ted to the firm will be properly attended
What more acceptable New Year's
gift could be given to a distant friend,
who formerly resided in Andrew
county, than to send him a copy of the
Repit.lican for 1875? It would be to
him equal to a weekly letter from home!
More than that, for no letter would con-
J tain all the information a copy of the
paper does, for it collects the news from
all over the county and adjacent couu
tics. A person away from home reads
the paper with more relish, and scans
over the items more closely, than the
home reader even the local advertise
ments arc all matters of interest to him.
Rochester, Jan. 5, 1S75.
A prominent Master of the Grange,
living between the Piatt and Hundred
and Two, drove into Savannah about 9
o'clock i. in., and was bound by the
ties of matrimony, in the presence of
'Squire Johns and others, and returned
home with his bride, brought the buggy
back to Savannah, and returned to his
quiet school-room. The weather being
extremely cold, he did not return until
3Ionday at 2 p. m.
We hope our friend will not forget his
school, aud when he gets time, he will
invite his friends in and make due apol
ogy for taking such great liberties with
out counseling his brother grangers and
At a regular communication of Savan
nah Lodge, No. 71., A. F. & A. M.
held on the evening of the 2d inst., the
following members were duly installed
as officers of said Lodge for the ensuinr
year, by 1 M., N. B. Giddings, D. 1).
G. M., assisted by P. M., J. II. Tyner:
Bcnj. M. Danford, W. 31. ; Joseph C.
Brooks, S. W. ; L. G. Wilkerson, J. W. ;
James T. Hardy, Treasurer; E. W.
Joy, Secretary ; Rev. Samuel Huffman,
Chaplain; J. G. Honnold, S. I).; A. F.
Dailey, J. I). ; A. Rogers, Tyler; J. 31.
Phillips, S. S. ; R. A. 31orris, J. S.
Fillmore Lodge No. 138, A. F. & A.
31., met for the election of officers, Sat
urday, December 26th, 1874, when the
following officers were elected :
F, Kuickerbacker, W. 3Iaster.
J.H. Cox, S. Warden.
George Kersey, J. Warden.
J. 31. Kenyou, Treasurer.
Smith George, Secretary.
A. N. Schuster will build in Mary
ville, early in the spring, a one story
brick addition, size 22x72 feet, in the
rear of his two story frame building
on Third street. This will then make
him four business houses 18x44 feet in
Here We Arel
At the snmc place, in the neat brown
front, south side, and with an entire
new atock of goods, just received at
J. B. Russell's. He has dress goods,
shoes, &c, which will be sold at bottom
prices. Call and examine his fine lot ot
goods, and the low prices asked. It is
to every one's interest to do so, and he
doesn't charge anything for exhibiting
Sunday, January 3d, commenced the
Woek of Prayer of ihe whole Evangel
ical world. A special subject for each
day has been designated, and all Chris
tian people on the earth are invited to
take part in tho exercises. For pro
gramme, the reader is referred to the
ministers of the country. Every day we
hear our city church bells calling to
gether our Christian people to carry out
this noble purpose.
The Methodist Ministerial District
Conference will be hold in Oregon, Holt
county, commencing February 23, 1875.
and will continue for two days and three
Hereafter we will not get out our pa
per until Friday morning the day it is
i Ou the 4th day of January, lbTo. at
her residence, one mile east of b'avan-1
uah, Andrew county, Missouri, 31 rs.
Frances Earls departed this life aged
78 jears, 8 months and 4 days.
She w.is born and raisud in Boone
county, Kentucky, aud removed with
her husband, Johuathan Marls, to Clay
county, Mo., in the fall of IS JS. and re-
niaiued during the winter; then removed
to Andrew county, 31o., in the spring ot
l&J'J, and located on the present farm,
where she lived for HO years. She
has been a kind and affectionate moth
er, and leaves a family of eight childreu,
who deeply mourn her loss.
For many years this aced mother
sought to love and follow Jesus. She
professed faith in Christ and uuited with
the Baptist Church in Boon county,
Kentucky, and has been a faithful mem
ber of the same branch of Christ's
church, until death. Very suddenly and due. The Institute was a success, in ; as best friends, or right and left bow
unexpectedly her spirit was summoned j every particular, so far as those who ! crs. A very pleasant party, and all
from the body, without a struggle. In attended were concerned. For thoe 1 enjoyed it. We presume the printer
her sudden death, we are reminded of
the uncertainty of huuiau life, and the
importance of being in a state of readi -
uess. While her sudden departure is a
source of sorrow to her friends, how
much better for her than to liuger, suffer
aud pine away.
N'o sickness, or sorrow, or pain,
Shall ever disquiet her now;
For ilcnth to her spirit Wild gain.
Since Christ was her life here below.
Her soul lias now taken its night
To mansions of glory uhove,
To mingle with angels" of light.
And dwell in the kingdom of love.
0 ! what a transition ! from a world of
care, tears and affliction, to the laud that
knows no clouds, no afflictions, aud no
"The Lakeside Liukaky.1' We di
rect the attention of our readers to the
advertisement of this new publication,
on the inside of the paper, by Donnelly,
Loyd & Co., of Chicago. They propose
to publish the choicest works of Fic
ion. Travel, &c, by the best living
writers; and republish the acknowl
edged masterpieces of such Authors as
Scott, Irvinjr, Cooper, Dickens, Thack
eray, 3Iaryatt, Dumas, etc., etc. Every
work published will be unabridged and
unaltered, and with the exception of a
few yery large volumes, will be com
plete in one issue.
The "Library" is issued semi-month
lj giving subscribers 24 volumes a year,
worth, iu ordinary book form, from $40
to $50. The high character and aston
ishing cheapness of the publications are
a sufficient commendation of the value
of the undertaking to o'ur readers.
bubscnptious only $2.lo per annum,
postage prepaid : single copies 10 cents.
At the residence of David Butcher, in
Savannah, ou Suuday evening, January
3d, 1875, by Jesse Johns Esq., 3Ir. Jo
seph W. Brooks and 31iss 3Ianie 31c
Knight all of Andrew county.
On Thursday evening, 31st ult.; by
Rev. A. C. Gann, 3Ir. Samuel H. Elliott
to Miss Leuora Asher all of Andrew
In St. Joseph, on the 31st ult., by Rev
Julius Kramer, Dr. A. S.Long and Miss
Bertha L. Horn all of that city.
At the residence of the bride's father,
Jabe Powell, Dee. 31st, 1874, by Rev.
N. H. Smith, 3Ir. Spencer George and
31iss 3Iaggie J, Nucholls all of Fill
more, 3Io. Webrasks City papers please
We return our thanks to the bride
for her beautiful and appropriate re
membrance of the printer, which was
duly appreciated, and properly disposed
of, by all hands, and wish the happy
pair all the joy and happiness through
life, that such an auspicious beginning
Yesterday, about noon, a team belong
ing to Mr. Sanders, from some cause be
came frightened, and ran through Main
street, south side, at full speed. Passing
into the alley, on tho south-west side,
the wagon came in collision with anoth
er, both being pretty badly smashed up.
A little further up the alley the team ran
over a horse, and soon after were stop
ped. Oub Text Books. The Andrew
County School Conventfbn, composed
of the Presidents of Boards of Education
and Directors of School Districts, of the
county, met in Savannah on Tuesday
last, to agree upon a uniform list of text
books to be used in the schools of the
county for the next five years. The
meeting was well attended, showing the
proper interest felt in thts subject by
parents. We have not yet been furnish
ed with a copy of their selections, but
presume we will be by our next.
The communication of "P. of H."
from Jackson township, received too
late last week. It's main items of news
we havtf received and published in an
other shape. Do not be discouraged bv
it's non-appearance, but let us hear from
EniTOit Republican : The holi-
davs are over, and now to business.
Our little town has been quite in-
terestcd ami entertained for a few
j days.by the meetings ot the Teachers'
j Institute, which have been held here !
j during the past week. Such meetings '
i are a benefit to any society; and if
j the people could all attend them
three, four, or even six times a year,
j no one would be loser by them. It
was expected that Holt county would
join with us, but from some cause
unknown to your correspondent, only Eve. Rev. N'. JI. Smith united in
one or two of the teachers of Holt at- lloly matrimony Mr. Spencer George
tended. Xo doubt the Auditor of the and Miss Maggie J. Xucholls. The
Institute will furnish you a complete ceremony wad performed at the resi
rccord of the doings of the Institute, deuce of Jabc Powell, the step-father
but he, being a very bashful man.may of the bride. Mr. Oscar Berry and
not be willing to give himself and i Miss Ida Warner, Mr. J. C. Wheaton
others of the teachers, all th.. credit ! and Miss Fatinie Xucholls olliciated
i who remained away, it is their loss,
j All those present seemed to enjoy
1 themselves; and if the Institute could
have held all the week, it. would have
pleased many in this vicinity.
For our part we are not in favor of
holding the Institute during the lioli- j
days, for two or three reasons. One i
is, that many of the teachers wish to
spend those days amongtheirfrieuds,
aud others wish to attend the festi
vals and social gatherings generally
held during the holidays. These dis
tract the attention of the teachers
from the business of the Institute.
Another reason is, that it ia nearly
always cold and disagreeable weath
er, ami although this season was not
so bad as last, and two years since.
still it was not pleasant. Your cor
respondent thinks that this season of
tho year is too cold, and six months
from this time, or J uly, is too hot,
and that a mean between the two
would be better. Say for instance,
during the month of 3rarch, or about
the time that the winter schools arc
drawing to a close, and again in Sep
tember, or about the time that the
winter schools are about to begin.
Teachers of Andrew, think of this,
and let us so work upon our Execu
tive Committee, that they will sec
that the best time shall be the time
for holding the Institutes in the
You will got all the proceedings of
the Institute from the proper oflieer;
but there are a few points we wish to
touch upon, that will not be in the
regular proceedings. We wish to no
tice the lecture of Dr. Simmons, of
Rochester, and must say that it was
a lecture full of interest to all those
engaged in the high and noble calling
of educators. We wish that the
teachers of this county could be as
well entertained at every Institute ;
and if the Institutes could meet
monthly, and be as well entertained,
all the better.
Some of the questions discussed,
from the query box, were full of in
terest. One in particular was not all
brought out, viz: What relation do
parents sustain to the public schools?
So far as our experience goes, a ma
jority of them sustain no further re
lation than this : They are conven
ient places to send their children to
get them out of the way, but so far as
anything else is concerned, the pa
rents do not know or seem to care
what the children arc doing wheth
er they are improving mentally, mor
ally, intellectually or physically. In
fact, our experience is, that they care
more for the physical part than any
other, as some of them are told to
whip certain others, and, of course,
this must be to develop the physical
powers. The parents never come to
the school to see what is going on,
whether the teacher is endeavoring
to do his duty or not, and all they
know about it is hearsay, and if it is
anything good about the teacher,they
will not believe it, but should it be a
slight mistake or wrong action on the
part of the teacher, Id ! how ouick
is our ant-hill become a mountain.
How msny of the patrons of the
schools would employ a person for
any other business and pay as little
attention to the way the work was
being1 done ?
There were other questions of im
portance in the query box, but the
time would not allow of their discus
sion. The exercises were all of great
interest to the teachers present, and
where all was so well done, it is hard
to particularize; but we cannot re
frain from speaking of the class drill
in written arithmetic, conducted by
our worthy teacher, E. T. Pettit.
His manner of conducting the exer-1
' eiscs, and his manner of drawing out
; the ideas of the pupils, to know if
they fully understand the principle-;
, involved in the lessons, are excellent.
and tell well for the teacher of our
1 school in Fillmore.
But it is unnecessary to iro through
with all the doings. Let tho.-e who
feel interested, attend the Institute,
and our belief is that they will be
beuelltled. Everything passed oil"
harmoniously, ami we, for one, wa
sorry to have it i-lose so soon.
Fillmore was the scene of a pleas
ant little wedding on Xew Year's
was not forgotten. Au Rkvoik.
"The. printer" was handsomely re
J. B. 3I.Y.1UKS, Attorney at Law, has
removed his olliee from the Treasurer's
olliee, to a room up stairs over How
ard's meat shop, South side of the
( i J
Report Cf Boom No. 5, Savannah
Public School, from Sept. 17th,
to Dec. 25th, 1874, inclusive.
The Following is the Average for
the Time Specified
w ? 11
z o -
o 3 :
Xclson Armede. " '. ....... . . .i. . 100 J)
Mcrritt Ximry E rl im as. jk
Terrell Addie.. loo V, a"i lT
MilU-n Ettie. . .. loo Km) m lot
Thiirinnn Ma'ie ... lit i,s 0
Kirchner Iaja?. ...... ii y,
Herren Itaelx:! loo
W:i!roer Loniisi M
Alible Ia-iid .'. luo
Bins Florence vj 07
Ford Lizzie 100 97
Friincfi Minnie US !S
Dickie Willie loo 9:5
Greenlee Thomas US S7
Singery Milton loo 114
Caldwell Xolile iy 8
l'rice Chartey- 100
Arnold John. Ul
Unssell Eva I
Earls John....- ,
Luce Homer -
Hutchinson Opliia - . 100 !K 97 97
(.'aJihvell Lttriic !W 9j 9t
Lewis Marine 97 91 'M 9t
Overton Addie IU 9J fx; iti
Smith Annie 91 91 94 02
Earls Walter 6i 92 m
Henen Willie 93 79 91 t;i
Edmirds Sijrle SS 79 90 .tl
Cl.iivsnn Campbell 97 90 SU 91
Mnitll llaudte 94 90 9.5 9i
I'iiikerton Jamea - res SI 9; 91
Jenkins Eddie 100 V2 90 tnl
Hovrman Uit Ki SI SS ;t
(J lazier Vrankie 100 100 9S 9f
Watelleld l,iiw'rence 99 7 9; 91
v.lart Olpa M 97 91 9.1 ir
Stiles Sterling 97 85 95 92
ltea Jom-)1i CO Sf- 90 7t
Enrls Nora 95 WJ 90 9l
Ettie Millen, of Uie girls, and Willie Dickie,
of the boys, have written the neatest copy-book.
During the time taught, there bus been uo casir
of truancy, or absence, or tardiness, but what a
good and BUllicient exciife has been rendered.
JXO. G. HON'XOLl), Teacher.
WHEREAS, at the general election held lit
this State on the llrut Tueadnv alter the
flrxt Monday in Xovember, lt74, a mnjoritv of
the votes cast on the question of holding a con
vention "lor the purpose of revising anil
amending the constitution of this State," was in
favor of such convention; now, therefore, I,
Leroy D. Cnrtor, Sheriff of Andrew county,
Missouri, by the authority and direction of SiU
Wood.-on, Governor of the State of Missouri, do
proclaim and order that there will be an election
held, according to the laws of this State, at tfm
usual place of voting in each ol Uie towuihiptJ
in the oounty of Andrew, on
Tuesday, the 26th day sf hm 1375,
for the purpose of electing two dolcgates to ffu?
State Constitutional Convention from the first
Senatorial District, composed of the eountid oC
Andrew, Holt, Xodaway and Atchison.
LKKOY D. CAKTEK.
Sheriff ol Andrew county. Mo.
Boo. 22, 1874. 10
GO TO SAVAiN'tfAII
NOTIONS, BOOTS, SHOES or
JSTOT FAIL TO EXAMINE
THE NEW STOCK OF
At southwest comer ol Public Sijunre.
BUIS BROS., Proprietors.
And a few
KEEP'a jrood stock of horses and Teblelm
and invite the patronage of the public.
Countrymen accommodated with feed lor Loiwtf.
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