Some Coffees .
with a cheap coating.
If glazing helps coffee
why aren't the high
priced Mochas and Java3
Lion Golf oo
is not glazed. It is per
fectly pure and has a
Wht is Beiiur Pone and Talked ANut
Throughout the Stale.
Mis Helen B. Huff has sued the
ity of Marshall for $3,000 for injuries
received in a fall on a defective side
walk. The Johnson county Star says that
Warrensburg would be a fruitful field
for a nooietv for the prevention of
omeltj to animals.
Tbe Paris Mercury is printing a
aeries of war stories that are very
interesting and a credit to the manage
ment of that paper.
D. J. Briggs has leased his interest
in tbe Democrat-Leader, at Fayette, to
II. P. Mason. Mr. Briggs goes to
Armstrong to accept a position with
the Armstrong Milling company
Tbe Sweet Springs Herald objects
to Jefferson City folks naming a can
didate for congress in the seventh
district, and intitiiates that fellows
down there on politics bent would find
il profitable to attend to their own
If the cut of Carrie Nation, alleged
to have been taken in bathing costume
at Atlantic City and wmch was given
is the Kansas City Times one day last
week was a fac simile of the original,
no sane man will attach blame to old
man Nation for applying to tbe courts
"Noah was one oi tbe earliest
advertisers," says the Curtis Courier.
"He advertised that he would sail on a
certain dale. , Tbo who didn't be
lieve in advertising failed to get tickets
and were left in tbe wet during the
forty days1 rain without umbrellas. As
most of them could not swim they
took to the trees and became monkey a.'1
Malta Bend Qui Vive: A ticket col
lector on a railroad got leave to go
and get married and was given a pass
over tbe line. On the way back be
showed to tbe new conductor bis mar.
riage certificate by mistake for his
pass. Tbe latter studied it closely and
then said, "Eh, mon, you've got
ticket for a lang, wearisome journey,
but not on the Caledonian railway
The Mexico Intelligencer has become
o warm a political member that Sam
B. Cook, its late editor, has come out
ia denial of responsibility for its
Uttorial utterances. Mr. Cook seem
iagly became incensed at the publics
Cist of an article criticising William J
Dryaa, with which he says be had no
oeauection. His denial was published
bath in the Intelligencer and tbe
Colombia Statesman: Tbe demand
for pare, clean newspapers Is as great
mi it is for clean, pure pulpits and
preachers. A sheet printed in the low
language of the back alleys is not fit
for family reading and s'nould be ruled
out of the borne to make room for
high-minded journal wbicb chronicles
the news in chaste if not eloquent
language.' To be entertaining It is not
necessary to be foul. A family news.
paper should be cleac and elevating
Richmond Missourian: A newspaper
is always printed in a rush. There is
always something in it that should be
left out and something left out that
should have been put in ; it is gome
time too quick to judge and often too
juick to act, but with all its faults and
shortcomings, tbere .is more education
ia a bright, newsy paper than tbere
it a aovel. You will find that the
brightest boy on political, sensible,
ery day questions, is tbe boy
prefers papers to books.
Warrensburg Journal - Democrat
What is thougnt may be a discovery of
considerable importance has taken
place on tbe farm of I. W. Mania
several miles north of Warrensburg,
While digging a wel on bU farm Mr.
Mini found Miiithiiirf that was dif
ferent from nnyihin ha had ever
noticed tMore. II- brought spec
imen of lb suhiw in ln and it
was extnii'ii-d by xStiie Keologwt
Loo ;allaher, whu pronounced II
genuine mien. Th erh is aid to be
toll of tlie Stuff on lhj Mania fitrai.
O. P. Sturm, of the Saline County
Index, thus speaxs encouragingly of
Marshall: "Notwithstanding the ("sl
ing that the short corn crop will de.
press business uo lutle for a year,
Marshall goes on improving In every
way. There are many handsome new
homes in the course of construction,
several blocks ot new macadam are
being put down and one would not
tbink that our city even contemplated
any change in financial affairs by tbe
way she is forging to the front. Mar.
shall has steadily improved for the
past two years and today she is not
even slowing up In her splendid
Cbilliootbe Constitution : Several
Missouri counties are discussing tbe
proposition to issue bonds and macad.
amize tbe public roads as a means of
giving the farmers legitimate and
paying employment to help bridge
over tbe effects of tbe drouth and at
the same time get 100 cents in profits
to the farmers for every dollar in
vested. It is one of the most plaus
ible propositions that could be thought
of under present conditions. It would
put money in circulation when it is
mostly needed and ibe debt could be
paid back in a few years' time from
actual profit to the county in the
Carrolton Democrat: George Poll-
man, of Macon county, is a big-hearted
Missourian who displays his pbi!an
tbropy in a modest but practical1 way
He has a number of tenants on bis land
and settlement day came recently
Just before its arrival be wrote to each
ot them inclosing canceled notes and
receipt tn full. He told them tbat he
wished tbem to understand tbat they
idn't owe bira anything; tbat all be
should ask the present year was that
tbey tale good care of their families.
may bd safely prophesied tbat
changes will not be numerous among
'Uncle George's'' tenants in the imme
Fulton Gazette: About tbe least
profitable tbing for Missouri demo
crats to engage in is personal abuse of
one another. Giving voice to imag
inary grievances makes tbe tender spot
sore, and adds to tbe spleen and ill
temper of the one who faocies himself
njured. Of course there are sore heads
who can never be satisfied and who
have very little regard for party wel
fare beyond being prominent them
selves wbo are going to make a noise
hen tbey fill from leadership, but
they are of no consequence and are not
heeded, and if people would pay no
attention to them tbey
quicker become silent.
Sedalia Democrat: In tbe old
days, before Christianity and civiliza
tion tamed mankind, it was tbe cus
tom, when a man did something
you did not like, to "go after" him
w'uh a club. Experience has proven,
however, that it is better to "go after11
nlm wttn an argument. Most men
desire to do ngbt, but sometimes they
make mistakes in choosing the road
ami. tbey need only to be shown tbe
right way. A little forbearance, a little
reason, a mental application of the
golden rule and a strict adherence to
the humanitarian doctrine of "live and
let live,1' will sometimes prevent a
great deal of trouble, loss and
Here is tbe way Editor Morris, of
Trenton Tribune, puts it: Everyone
knows the seat hog. He occupies at
least four seats on tbe crowded train.
He reads at the daily paper like he
was working on a salary, with his grip
on one seat, bis feat on another and
his coat on a third, while other pas
sengers stand and wonder at bis nerve.
Tbe traveling publio will approve the
order of tbe general superintendent of
tbe Milwaukee road, which declares
that tbe "seat hog" must go. An
exenange is ungenerous enough to
insinuate tbat the "seat hog" is not
always a man, but sometimes a chic
person with large, commodious band
boxes, grips. Saratoga trunks, para
too far. Gallant men everywben !
... . L I
will airree that a woman wuu o
bsndboxes, two grips, a psrasol and a
lunch box ought to have at least three
s-ats. If tbe travelers are the kind of
men they ought to be, a young man
can be found to take the fourth seat
and relieve the lady from tbe ban of
the conductor order. We hope the
conductor may put a little po'try into
Ibe enforcement of the rule when the
lady is involved, at tbe tame time
making up for his leniency to her by
severity on the genuine male "seat
Columbia Herald: To tbe man on
tbe inside tbe marvel ia that there are so
fow mistake in any newspaper, not
that the mistakes ire eo many. When
it is considered bow many snags are
encountered before any paragraph can
get safely into the mind of the reader
tbat errors are spread abroad by the
printed page are not at al strange.
There will be difference ot opinion in
the first place as to the exact facts.
No two people see any incident
exactly alike. Tbe writer may report
the incident as it is told to him and yet
the report may be wholly wrong. Few
people tell the whole truth. They do
not intentionally tell falsehoods bot
tbey exsggerate, misstate accidentally
and give partial statements. This
report is given publication and the
newspaper is blamed. Proceeding
further it may he said tbat carelessly
prepared copy, bad English or worse
grammar may give false impressions.
A slip of tbe compositor, a failure to
correct a proof-sheet these still stand
between tbe reader and the exsct
truth. No newspaper worthy tbe
name deceives its readers intentionally.
Nor are tbe mistakes which are seen in
its columns anywhere as numerous as
tbe mistakes in ordinary conversation.
Before a newspaper Is condemned for
an occasional error count tbe many
times it bas told tbe tale correctly and
compare it with the convention of
the most accurate individual you may
know. For at the least every news
paper is tbe lengthened shadow of
some individual or several.
WHAT JIISWOCRI HA
Census Bureau na Issue an
The census bureau ha Issued a but
letin showing tbe population of Mis
souri and tbe cities and towns of the
state, by sex, general nativity and'
The bulletin show that tbe males
continue 54 f per oent ef the popula.
tion. Ninety-three er cent oi we
population are native born. White
people constitute 94 per cent of the
total population, tbo remaining fci pep
MlaMiurL to-wtt: Tlia w.-m m.
a III hllk-k M. in II..H-T? "liftlu J1
l. ... i "!ll,.,. "I.
flt iitt OiM .Ml ..1,1.. ... , . ,J,WHil, Ik..
UulnKioiUn trot M.v-
aorrtaln nnmiiiMirt tun i.. .. ' "ni
trust Urai'pllied- nd -,r '""J O.wi
bwa made In the PHn,e,,V,,fJrli J
mm iiiurrrN iirrmili now. .
riven UiM t; Jon-ph, A. Y,"7,' '
....... ..Ill in... r Hill! ,,-..
biddr. ou Ulll-h-J
lu..un t.- k . iv.i
... .... .. u,r iiuuiiwi nine oV irL i ,,
Uiat day.. In frnni of tl, ,,"'
onurx niiuw. in uuM-itx if I .
Mnt hw colored, persons of negio tu oountr. MbuMinrf tilw , '".
descent, uninese, pu:w uw - lutcr ktiwu incrtim, hihI it,' 'c"f
t. expt'nswsof fnwutlnnthUtru,!
Piactically all of the colored per
centage is, however, of negro descent.
Of the native white people in tne state
71 per cent are ol native parents and
16.9 per cent of foreign parents,
Letters sMtanuttAiT n.
. . j "m inn an
umirrsiKiinu on me iiitb d.
AU persons kvn pluimn
Population by , general nativity I HuT
ae to ue exeeutor within one r.
elude from any beneBt of su'hlu,??. t
ii iuiiii uuunu a noi exhibited wiii. 3
ver t ro tfee dbtoof said leUen S?,!!
be tnnrn barred. ue'1
Tills ISi&day of Aurunt. l.iil.
BAM L EL J. HtfSToj.
Low Rate Excursions
all Summer via
and color in Missouri: Total popula
tion,3,106.66&; males, l,M5,Iiuv: fe
males, 1,510,956; total white, 2,91,
853; total, colored, 161,822; negro,
161,234; Chinese, 44ft; Japanese, 9;
Indians, taxed, 13Qi
Native and foreien born and while
and colored population, classified by
ma9 in Miasruirl. Vat lvphnrnA1 alea
1,475,593; females, 1,414,03. For- ITHE BURLINGTON ROrt
eign-born Males, 120,117; females, During the-comin? sua)nr they
96,262. lington Route will have in effects
Of the negro population of Missouri P"? lowe8' excursion rates that W
there are M,20ft males and feAfe- c"r AD Renttaj pl
males. Of tbe Chinese there are 447
males and 2 females. Of tbe Japan
ese there are 1 males and 2 females.
Of the Indians there are 7& males and
Tbe Statistics given for Missouri
towns of over twenty-five hundred in
habitants show tbat in Monett there
are no colored people.
FAIR BOARD MET.
Judges Appointed for Cattle and
sols and divers other articles known to
tbe tender one, but this is carrying tbe
Tbe following interesting item of
news appertaining to tbe. state fair at
Sedalia is taken from tbe Capital ot
Gov. N. J. Coleman, of St. Louis
Alexander Maitland of Richmond, N.
H. Gentry, of Sedalia, and secretary J
K. Kippey, of tbe Missouri State Fair
board, beld an Important meeting in
tbis city last night, tbe session con
tinning until midnight, wben tbe board
adjourned until tbis morning. Much
minor routine business was transacted,
after which the following judges were
Capt. C. . Leonard, ot Bellair,
Cooper county, and Wallace Estill, of
would the I nowara connty, juages oi oeei
breeds of cattle.
Professor Eckles, of the Missouri
Mate University, judge of the dairy
breeds of cattle.
Wallace Estill, ot Howard county
and A. A. Walker and Ed Patterson, of
Cooper county, judges of saddle
11. L. Harriman, of Uunceton, Dr
John Isbell, of Washington, and Judge
Pettingill, of Memphis, judges of light
Arrangements were made to have
tbe fa r buildings elaborately decorated
with flags and bunting, for tbe sup
plying of water tanks for slock barnes
and for fountains for ibe public.
Ooe of tbe greatest events of the en
tire week will be World's Fair day,
to be beld on Wednesday, September
11. Hon. David R. Franois and ex
Mayor Walbridge, of St. Louis; Gov.
Dockery and all the state officers and
other distinguished men will be invited
to be present. Tbe world's fair will
roceive a big boost, and the speakers
will go over tbe Louisiana purchase in
all its details. Special excursion trains
will be run on tbat day from all parts
of tbe country.
Yesterday afternoon tbe members ot
the board paid an ofticlal visit to tbe
grounds. Tbey found everything In
satisfactory shape. Tbe mile track is
especially fine. Governor Colemsn,
wbo it an expert, said to a reporter for
tbe Capital last night: "I think this
is not only the best track in Missouri,
but I might nay in tbe West'
Cadet Deserts 11 U .Ship,
Warrensburg, Mo., Aug. 23. Mark
Mullens, a cadet on the United Stales
training ship Dixie, was arrested here
today on orders fron the navy depart
mentfor desertion. On July 19 Mul
lens was given leave to go ashore at
New York City for the night. With
fl in his pocket he started for his
borne at Holden, Mo., where be has
been until today. He will be sWt to
A Texas Wouuer.
HALL'S GREAT DIBOOvEHT.
One small boltle of Hall's Great Dis
covery cares all kidney and bladder
troubles, removes gravel, core diabetes,
seminal emissions, weak and lame backs,
rheumatism and all irregularities of tbt
kidneys and bladder in both men and
women, re (folate bladder troubles in
children. If not sold by yonrdruseiaL
will be sent by mail on receipt of fl. One
small bottle Is two month's treatment.
will cure any case above mentioned. Dr.
E. W. Hall, sole manufacturer. St. Louis,
formerly Waco, Texas. Bend tor testi
monials, gold by Crenshaw ft Young.
( Vl noA MfA rlAoflnniiA...
varied that the public shoaJdask tli
nearest ticket agent for details, t
do os tne favoi to write for rates, M
enptive mattor, etc.
Cheap Summer Tours Tet-Lkli
Colorado, Utah and Black llilliJ
Ilpmeseekers excursiom everj t
weeks to tbe whole vital andX'oi;
Cheap Excursions Kt-Vm li
round trip rates to the IkiM.ilo iJ
sltion, the Seashore. Adiromliklu,Cif
ada. Mlcmgau Lakes, Mackinac
thousand eastern resoits; flneUku
rail trips east, via Chicago,
Cheap Excursions North-Every d
to St. I"aul, Minneapolis and Li
Superior resorts; the coolest meres
Ask for tbe Iiurlington's Smmm
cursion tate circulars.
California Excursions personality
ducted every Wednesday from
Louis, every Thursday from Kt:
City and St. Joseph
Write ui for rates and printed d
ter describing the proposed trip.
K. II. Crozieu. L. W. Wakelv,
T. P. A., S3 Main St. Gen. Pa.st n.rir.
Kansas CUT. Mo. t. Loukll
General Manarer. Si. Joseptu Mo.
M. I. ft I. REDUCED BATES IHISDIia
Ever since the construction of tlx
K. ft T. By. tbroogb tbe Indian Terri
It local pasaenger rate between iUD
in tbe Indian Territory bts bees m
basis of five cents a mile. Tbecuw.j
rate of pasaenger fares on railroads, if
ceptin parcel settled country, iit
cents a mile. Ths population ol U i
Bowliog Green, Mo., July 13, 1899. To dian Territory during tbe put lewffl
Or. E. V. Hall, 81. Louis, Mo. Dear Sir:
We bave been selling your Teias Wonder,
Hall's Great Discovery, for two years and
recommend It ;to any one suffering with
any kidney trouble a being the tost rem
edy we bave ever sold.
PCRKKLL ft DAVIS.
A GREAT IEW8FAFER.
The Sunday edition of the St. Louis
Republic is a tn irvel of - modern news
paper enterprise. The organization of
its news service is world-wide, complete
in every department; in fact, superior
to that ol any other newspaper,
The magazine section is illustrated in
daintily tinted colors and splendid half
tone pictures. This section contains
more hiRtKilasa literary matter than
any of the monthly magazines. The
fashions illustrated in natural colors are
especially valuable to the ladies.
T"V. n I l ,
.mo wuureu comic section Is a
genuine laugh-maker. The f unn car
baa grown raoii!); there bii but
large increase In passenger traffic oi 4
account, and th Katy officials rear
ing the wants of tbe people iri 4
(uatice of so doing, bave voluntarilj 4
ranged to reduce lbs local paweotfH
tn hull ill thru nantiatnlle- Ttii"V
duclloa will take place op or abootH
vemberOmt. There will o rreiu
In among tha residents along IM"
theM. K. AT.
THE TW1CE-A-WEEK REPUBLIC
Every Monday and Thursday sm
per as ood a a magatlne and W"
it contains tb latest by telegripta'
as interesting slorles is wot torn"-'
scrtberof th "Twice a Week"RP!'
which la onlv a f I a Tear.
Th. m .hi, . tbs "l"t
Week" Kepobllo knows all sboou-'
political, domaatlo and foreign tm
posted about th markets sodoonnj
matters generally. 1
Th woman wbo resda tbt i-i
Week" Rapubllc gathers a bit oi wj
Rr.m.tlnn .hnnt household if I"1-
are by the best artists. The UU fashions and finds recrMtloi"2
u. stories aro high class, b, ".."T'flZt M
The price of the Sunday Republic bv
mail one year is S2.00. Knr Ju h ii
HooU " " "1
Vi 1 1 m rT-vi atA.L. v i i
uuiuv.uuo auuiea Hro niirn ria Uv l . - ; . . flninn.
authors of national reputation. goMip about n.w books and sdo.i
Sheet music, a hiirh-class. DODular ,0Plc" P?1' ,olere" w
. I mi anfl anmiD. E
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in k nrii 1.1th. the St. LolJ
iiviui AiaauoM twiiw- .,s
a M Arkansas.
lishlng (in connection wiw i
line from Seligman) direct
i .i ,ik onmfl or tie ! I
noi.ia vft discover
jc4h auu uuv w . . " - - . .
The territory traversed D " ,?
STEPHEN N. WILSON,
OiBce: Room IS. Haerle Building.
line presents perhaps 'JftU
panorama oi 1,r",(riwf0at l
no iv . . ..hit
The transfer company keen a call book ranges and fertile valleys to '
at tbe Mam mm h u... ...i.,. . II. a A marl nan rnntinPIlt. A "'t.
.u. mima" one at " ""r '' th time :
u.uraoa centra hotel. Leava oniara . n8"u 18 weu """" ii or I '
tbeaepi.ee.. oraer. at eltner tTow a commercial or
seeing stano. ponu.
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