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RICHMOND
DEMOCRAT.
it 1st-. " fi-yf. '
TSOS. 0. BOGIE, Pobllshw.
BY ENERGY, ECONOMY AND HONESTY WE SUCCEED.
TKims-1.50 a Irarla Adrtsit
VOL VII.
RICHMOND, KAY COUNTY, MISSOURI, THURSDAY EVENING, AUGUST 128, 1879.
NO. as.
RICHMOND DE3I0CRAT.
PUIUSHtD CVCKY THURSDAY tVENINQ
( T )
THOS. D. BOGIE,
KDtTOI aD rBOPmiTOR. -.
orflCE South-west Cornsr of the Public
qaara, U Woodson rjro, Building.
One of our promineut far men
filed mortgage on bl property
Uit AVednwday, to the amount
of 147,800. KinpHton Sentinel.
Wmril.Uilekene, wbom Go.
Pueliit ha , commUaioned. an
nupvrluteudcDt of the Bureau of
Labor SUtUUcs. is a St. Louin
cigar maker. He ia snld to be a
very capable man.
An old bachelor wan recently
heard aaylug to a young lady,
'there la more jewelry worn uow
adaya than wbou I was a boy,
there is oue piece I alwayt ad
mired which I seldom ace now."
'What is that," she asked. "A
thimble," Was the answer.
R. D. Shannon, superintendent
of public schools informs the
public that iu couuties which
udopted lUls of text-hooks for
schools for 1875, there can bo no
rhauga of such text books until
1880, except iU a penalty of from
ISO to esuo.
Sedalia Democrat : Hayes in
to attend the big aniiuiil pumpkin
Kbow of Kaunas. While about
it, and while beiug somewhere in
the vicinity of the sufferers, he
might as well as not do some
thing practical lor the negroes,
and give a hundred dollars or so
to the deceived and sliwviug
wretches suffering and tl y i njr
ubout Lawrence and TopeLa.
When he believed he was beaten
he professed to cam nothing for
himself, but all for them. L I
him prove his fnitli by his works.
im mi
Fulton Telegraph : The far
mer is glad, because : 1st, his
wheat when threshed tilled more
sacks than he expected it to have j
filled ; 2nd, he saved a consiuV.
ulilu quantity of hi.- oats in the
stack that lie expected to have
to 'hog-dowu ;" 3 !, his hay is
better than he expected ; 4th,
uud last, hut not least, his corn
crop is so near safe and abun
dant that he ferls "good a!!
over."
Senator Kellogg, of Louisiana,
and perhaps other statesman,
will be interested in some sound
ings recently takon by the New
Oilenus Tunes. That paper
prints Walter II. Long's recollec
lious of a contract signed by
Kellogg, nianchard, Catltu and
others on August 15, 1873. Iiy
the terms of the agtcemeut Cat
liu was to testify to the bribeiy
of six State Senator, and to re
ceive for his pains asuflicieut
sum to lift a mortgage trom his
house, with a dead-head govern
ment salary of 9125 a month be
sides. Long was to do certain
dirty work aud get a dead head
place that would pay (125 a
month. Blanchard was to re
ceive 139,000 in casli and a salary
of 1150 a month. Kellogg was
to take his reward in a general
way. The C'alliu mentioned wan
appointed recently to a United
States consulate iu a Mexican
city and left the other day tor his
post.
Cameron Vindicator : On Suu
day uight last a man whose name
and identity is unknown, was
shot and mortally wounded by
lten. Taylor, a short distance
north of Victoria. The unfortu
nate man is supposed to have
escaped from some iusaue any.
lam, as he was seeu waudering
about the neighborhood ou Sat
urday hatless aud coatless. Ou
Sunday nigbt bo went to the
residence of Mr. Taylor and de
manded admittance, and oo beiug
refused forced his way through
the door. Ofcoutso Mr. Taylor
was alarmed at the action of the
stranger, aud to protect himsell
from the fury of the deranged
man he was compelled to shoot
him. The shot took effect in the
stomach, but even then the
wounded man fought Mr. Taylor
furiously with a heivy cane uutil
loss of blood compelled him to
fall. lie was still li.ing Monday,
hut was expected to expire any
niomeut.
"You are my precious pearl,"
he said, as he drew her to bis
manly luraat. "Oh, John," she
aijl.i ' iu 4r.' tiij oy itur.''
Look.Out.
Au exchange aayai "A new
swindle is being attempted in
some parts of the country. Last
fall, traveling salesmen disposed
of a. lot of top buggies to farmers
and others at 100 apiece, now a
re;oud gang is going around
claiming that they bold chattel
mortgages of $50 on each vehicle.
Some have given up their car
riages, while others will contest
the matter." '
Aliudiug to this matter, the
Haouibal Ciipver remarks '
''Some 'of this class of vnhicles
were sold litre on Saturday at
ruinous figures ranging from 132
to 935, ftud it was claimed that
ouly 1.41) was made, on each
buggy. ThU, it would seem,
would scarcely pay for tbo time
expended iu their sale, lot alone
the board per day of those iu
charge of them, which lends us
to'remark that the vehicles must
be fearfully and wonderfully
made or else tbeie Is little profit
in the buggy business at these
prices."
American Beef.
London Truth, iu an article on
the prejudices of the English
people against America:! beef,
says :
"A year ago American beef
could be distinguished owing to
it dark color. This, however,
is no longer the case, this dark
tinge having been caused by the.
cloth in which it used to be en
closed. At present it is impos
sible to distinguish it from Eng
lish beef, or from beef or bernst
killed iu England."
XI ii t for 1ht unfairness of the
British butchers iu selling Ameri
can as British beef, the British
people could purchase ibeir ucat
at go-ally reduced prices. The
aveiage sale iu London of Ameri
can beef is computed at about
3,000 quarters per week uud
there are not half a doiteu butch
ers in Loudon who do not sell it.
Oi' thii lli ftuegoing journnl
says that only about 300 quarters
are retailrd as American, the
rest being sold, at exlor'iouate
prices, as English beef.
Sleet and Iron.
The total amount of steel and
iron produced annually in the
world, aeeord'ng to the. re poll ol
CoinibtsMone r Morrell to the
Tails Exposition, is ol iron, 13,
807,723 tons, aud of sleet, 2,770,
521 ton. Of the iron 45.63 pel
cent was produced by Oreul
Brilian, l't.67 per cent, by the
United States, 13.10 per cent, by
Germany, 10.26 per cent. lis,
Fiance, 4 per cent, by Belgium,
Austria uud Hungary furnish
eaehabon't3 per cent., and ull
other countries 4 per cent. Steel
is produced by England, about
40 per cent of (he whole ; the
United States furnish 20 1-2 per
cent., Germany, 13 1 4 per cent.,
France, 10 per cent., uud 7 34
percent, by ull other countries.
St. Joseph Ouzette: Mr. Hayes
gets in a word through the
Associ.;ted l'ress this murulu?,
denouncing the laiueutablo state
of political aQ'airs in the South
Mr. Hayes should go Blow. It
there is anything like a bill'
dozing political spirit existing
now in the South it is the progeny
of the disgraceful fraud by which
i l. i tt
lie ooiaiueu toe presidency
He
ia tho last man in tbo world who
ought to open his head on the
subject of uufairnecs ia politics.
Uernuu Proverbs,
Oue has ouly to die to bo prais
ed. Handsome apples nro some
times sour.
Little and often makes a heap
iu time.
It is easier to blame than to do
better.
It is not enough to arm j you
must hit.
Would you be strong, conquer
yourself.
To change, and to be better,
are two different things.
Everybody knows good counsel
except him that hath need of it.
Better free in a foreign laud
thau a slave at home.
Better go supperlesa to bed
than to run in debt.
Speak little, speak the truth ;
spend little, pay cash.
Hands have they, yet feel not
clocks. Legs huve they, yet
salk wot tables. Eyes have
they, yet see not needles.
Teeth have they, yet chew uot
.MHilis.
A Kerned r for Neuralgia.
The Paris correspondent of the
Boston Courier, referring to his
recovery from a dangerous ill
ness, says : "I mention this ill
ness that I may tell you how
easily I was cured. I was bent
double. I could not ' breathe.
My physician orderod me to take
a flat-Iron aud heat it as hot as 1
could bear it, put a double fold
of flannel on the paiuful part, and
move the iron to and fro on the
flannel. I was cured as if by
enchautment. My doctor told
mo that aoiuj time since a pro
fesBor in one of our colleges, after
suffering some days with uenral-
gia iu the head, which ho himself
had tried to cure, Rent for the
former, who prescribed a hot
flat-iron. Tim next time the
doctor saw the professor the lat
ter exclaimed, 'I had no sooner
applied the heated iron to my
head than instautly nil paiu had
vanished.'
The Breastplate Cnntrororty.
From I he Plattsburg I.ercr.
Did Federal soldiers wear
breastplates t A cood deal of
ink has recently been shed in
controversy. Confederate soldi
ers asserting, aud Federal soldi
ers denying it.- Both beem to
assume that it would be a dis
grace if it cotild be proved. Au
inference of cowardice seems
rather a large deduction from so
slight a premise.. Breastplates,
shields aud armor have gencrully
beeu discarded because they ate
heavy aud obstruct au army, and
for no other reason. Romans
and Spartans wore them ; Span
iards uud French wore them ;
and it is no more cowardly for a
mao to go to battle with armor
on than for n ship to be ironclad
or a fort to have a thick wall.
For generations it was consider
ed a sign ot cowardice and effe
minacy for men to cany un urn
hrella, and when Jo mm Uanwti)
summoned the moral courage
thus to protect himself from the
rain he was hissed aud hooted iu
London streets. It ii doubtful
if ever armor will come into geu-
eral use again, but its disuse re
sults only from the fact that its
protection does not protect.
liitpRv-tliif: lo Taxpayer.
The following circular from the
Slate Auditor, In answer to an
inquiry made by the Assessor oi
Moniteau county, will be found
of interest to farmers and others
owning gathered crops or other
personal property, more paiticu
larlv as this is about the time the
Assessors begin their duty .
State of Missnmi, ")
Auditor's Offich, '
JtCI'FKKSON.ClTY.Aug. 2, '70, )
ichola$ Allee, '., Attestior of
Moniteau County, California,
Mo.
Dear Sih : Your letter ol
yesterday received this morning,
and, iu auswer, 1 have to say :
Sections 6 and 7, Art. 10 of the
Constitution of 1875, ure as fol
lows :
Section 6. The property, real
aud person. 1, of the State, coun
ties and other municipal corpor
ations, mid cemeteries, shall be
exempt from taxation. Lots iu
incorporated cities or towns, or
within ono mile of the limits oi
any such city or towu, to the ex
tent ot oue acre, and tots one
mile or more distant from such
cities or towns, to the extent of
five acres, with the buildings
thereon, may bo exempted lrom
taxation when the same ure used
I exclusively for religious worship
I for Ri-hnnls. in-frtr ibfirrtosps itni-f.
for schools, or for purposes pure
ly charitable : also, such prop
erty, real or personal, as may be
used exclusively Tor agricultural
or horticultural societies : Pro
vided, That such exemptions
shall only be by geaeral law.
Sec, 7. All laws exempting
property from taxation, other
than the property above enumer
ated, shall be void.
Stotiou 1, of the revenue law
of 1K72, provides that 'Muxes
shall be levied on all property
real and personal," except such
as is exempt from taxation
Section 8, chap. 118, pp. 1,159
aud 1,100, Wag. Stat. 1872 (being
see. 8 of Collated Revenue Law),
provides : "The term, 'personal
property,' whenever used iutbis
Act. shall be held to meau and
include bonds, slocks, moneys,
credits, the capital stock, undi
vided piorlts.and all other means
not forming part of the capital
stock of every compuuy, whether
incorporated or unincorporated.
The stock ot uureiies, growing
on leased lands, or ui tho hands
of nurserymen which has beeu
separated fiom the soil where
growing, and every tangible thiug
being tho subject of ownership,
whether animate or inanimate,
and not forming part or any par
cel of real property, Tho term
'property,' whenever used in this
Act, shall be held to, meuu and
j include every tangible) or iiiturt-
gible thing being the subject of
ownership, whether animate or
inanimate, real or pcrsoual."
It is unnecessary for me to
state that a growing crop is a
part of the land, anil that when
the crop is gathered, it is no long
er a part of the realty, but Is then j
personal property being Uugl
hle.aud the subject of ownership.
Under the Constitution and laws,
all personal property must be
taxed, unless it is exempted by
Hec. 6 of Art. 10, of the Constitu
tion above quoted. As harvested
crops are not exempted,'t follows
that they are subject to taxation,
and should bo assessed.
If land was worth 120 per acre,
including the cicp, it would be
worth less without the crop.'
Alter the crop is gathered, its
actual value In the condition tli.it
it was on the tl rat day of August,
should bo assessed. Wheat may
be worth 75 cents per bushel at
the mill, but standing in the
shock it may not be worth half
that much. For there Is the ex
peuse of handling, the risk of
damage by exposure, the cost of
threshing and transportation to
market, to be takcu Into cont-ider
ation.
It has been the object of this
department to faithfully carry
into execution the laws made to
govern the assessment and col
lection of the revenue. From
letters received from revenue
officers, I learned that gathered
crops have, for years past, been
assessed as personal property in
some of the comities and not so
assessed iu others. My duties
leqiiire that I Instruct assessors
as to their duties under the rev
eunelaw, so that the assessment
be uniform all over the State.
Hence my instructions on this
point.
And, again, believing from re
presentations made to this ofllce
that lands and live stock bore
more than their share of taxation,
for the renson that other proper
ty (viz. : Monev. bonds, notes
and other invisible property) es
ouped assessment, I called the
special attention of assessors to
the matter, aud urged that a full
assessment be made. Taxation,
to bo fair and just, requires that
every dollar of capital, not ex
empi by law, be taxed.
Lust winter h bill was intio
duceil into the House of Repre
sentatives to change the time of
assessmrtit to the 1st day of
June. The mowed object of this
bill was to relieve fanners from
paying taxes on harvested crops
as personal property. (Very few
croim being gathered orcnt prior
to June 1st). This bill (lid not
become a law. The question of
taxing harvested erons as per
sonal property was fully dismiss
ed by the Senator and Uepre
SL-utatives at the last session of
the General Assembly, anil the
only opinion expressed was that
the Legislature had no power,
under the Constitution of 1875, lo
pass a law declaring that harvest
ed crops i-hoiilil be taxed us per
sonal property.
llie last Legislature (lid not
repeal the Act of April 13, 1877,
to provide lor the registering
and licensing of dogs," nor did it
provide any rompeiisation to as
sessors for such registration.
Very respectfully
vour oli't servant,
THOS. HOLLA DAY,
S'ate Auditor.
Tho depot of tho Hannibal &
8t. Joe railroad ut Cameron was
burned on the l'Jth inst. The
fire originated from sparks
thrown out from a passing en
gine. Loss $3,000.
White Mountain Butler.
The Cincinnati Saturday Right
is responsible for tho following
One of our Western men was a
guest at a White Mountain hotel
where waiters are Massachusetts
schoolin'ams. At tho dinner
table he said to ono of them,
"Miss, wont you please puss the
butter 1" "Butter," said the
schoolin'am, very promptly, "is
a noun : common noun, because
it is the uame of a thing, and ti
very poor thing sometimes ; sin
gular number, if stroug enough
to go alone; feminine gender
mostly, as may be seen by the
long hairs often found in it ; aud
judging from the odor of this, it
must be iu the objective ease,
governed by a delicate smell un
derstood." The Western man
stared aud said he believed lie
would try and get along without
any butter if that was what ailed
it.
Mixed Pickles. Soak small
onions and cucumbers in salt and
water 10 days (1 pint of barrel
salt to 12 bushel of pickles) j
cabbage, caultiowcr aud string
beans, 21 hours iu the brine. To
4 gallons of tho best vinegar put
1 pint of syrup or molasses, 1 red
pepper, spices and mustard seed
if you like ; scald all together,
aud pour on the pickles while hot;
riuse the pickles after the briue.
They will keep tho year louud.
Ouious chopped op tluo ure
good for chickens. Give oucc u
week. Tho green leaves of
mustard plauU auswer both for
J pepper and greeu feo.l.
Sl'XDAf AFTERifOOS FOR srPTtJt
II ER.
Sunday ArrtnKoox ($3.00 a yrsr,
SprtiijtllelU, M:im ) for September! the
lam Inane of tho; uinenzlne under that
name. The new tltlewill lis (looo
t'OMr-ANr.fcThs ehuracter of the maga
zl no will remain Ilia same, anil lliere
will be no chango hi ttn'maiiHgcment
This nuiui-rr has storie by Horn- Terry
Cooke and Kll&tbulh W. iH-nhtou; limit
ketches, A Uit of .New KnglawJ, A
Practical Leaven, The Old Log Sohool
iioure, and Sketolica 'In Southern Cali
fornia ; alio hii account of the mi minor
clmrltiea of Sow York by William II
Bldelnir. Itev. n E. Warner write! about the
pernlclotii p 'rlodi-ul literature for the
young sow ao abundant. Rev. Dr. J.
M. Wliitoii about om peculiarities of
Hie bDoks of Es'hor and Ruth, and thore
are carefully prepared,' papers ou Lati
mer as a Uncial Reformer hy Octave
Thanct, and on the Pabllc School". nrd
National Culture by Noble C.'llutler.
Tho Hebrew Hereafter Us reply to the
rttbrrw Knitli iu Immortality In the
hut number.
There srn several poems. Including'
one in the Slill Hour Department.
The Editor'! ;Tabio hai urliciea on
Rink Kellglon j '. Vacation Sunday! :
mikes au onslaught on Ihc trashy pe
riodicals ot the day,' and expre.o
grutlllcatlou "that the great Inlcrniilloii
al Unme of Hop, iSklp and Jump in
which our Sunday-School luiva been
ongnjjlnir cvurylSuudav f"r almost lev
en years, Is pretty nearly eiiC ed."
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"He a Cool Man Papa."
A poet, many years ago, wrote
that "a babe in a house is a well
spring ol pleasure," The iuOn.
enco of a dear little child over
the heart ot a father, it is impos
sible to estimate. Tbo editor of
the Christian expresses it in the
following incident :
Leaving home this morning for
the office, we kissed our little
four year old good bye, saying,
"lie a good boy." He somewhat
surprised us by replyiug. "I
will. I?e a good man papa."
Sure euough, we thought, we
need the exhortation more than
he. And who could give it more
effectually thau this guileless
prattler 1 The words of the lit
tlo preacher have been ringing
in our ears all day, and whether
we wrote letters or editorials, or
pacified an irate correspondent
whose effusion we could uot pub
lish, or pruned dowu u too
lengthy report, wo seemed to
hear tbo sweet child voice say
inc. "Be a good man pupa." If
the exhortation had beeu by Paul
or Peter, would it have had more
force tliun coming from this lit
tle apostle of innocence f We
think not, at least to our heart
Oh I how mauy little children,
if not iu words, yet by the help
lessoess of their lives, and tue
truthfuluess of their little hearts
are pleading most eloquently,
"Papa, be a good man!" May
their tender admonition bo bless
ed of Ood to tho rescuing of
many precious souls (rout tho
wreck aud ruin of sinful lives
wiienever LjVO waiiteit anew
dress, buo lurued over a now
leaf.
(KXf RAL DIRECIOHT.
HATiii.'ii t;i:o:iir.
Prtsident-Huthrfviiil B. HsriM, of Ohio.
Vtcs lTxid-Dl-Wni a. Whlr, of N. T.
Stcntsrr of Ststs W . M Krsrw, of. T.
Secretary of Intorlur Carl Sotiurs, of Mj.
secretary ol Treasury Jntmslisrtnsit, ofi'hlo
SecroUrjr of War O. W. MclUftry, of Is.
Srerstnrjr of NsvyK W . Tlittmpsoil, of lnd.
Pest-Mulrr liensfsl-l. M Kr, of Venn.
I .blslJusllre-M. H. W xr, or oldo.
Nsthsn cliir.ua, oMIslns.
V . Swavn. of I lino.
Asnlstsnl
Justices
s .t rifia. nt uti.rmui),
Samuel K. Sillier, of lows,
Wm. strong, of I'nnuH.lvsn'e.
J F llrnaicv, of Nv -ftrt)r.
Wild H int, of New Yolk.
stat I crr::t:i.
UoTernor John S. Hhe;tis, ofdreens County.
Llrtiu Oov. It O. Brotkmeycr of at. Louis.
Treurer--KliJh Q&tsa, of lluchauan .
!v.rUry orSI. M K lliiflrstri. 81 Louts
Auditor Tuas. Ilollldsy, ofMsdlsoa.-'
Aftomsy-defcvral J. L, South, of Uols.
UeglslcrorL.siids J. K. IMllunry, Jscksoo.
Suu't i'ub. Heheols It. O. Sbtumon.
Kallmari
( Jss. Hi
5.1. H, M
(A.M.!
Hsrtllnfr. of Cole.
CoiuMlis'nr
Sl4i-moiluko. si. lioina.
sevivr, ufNvwlou.
Slits tasuratics Deu't W. S. Keifs,
l-'mftfl -,utejCln:uU 'lourt Wsstftru Distriot
of Missouri.
issmusl r Vllltr, or tons.
Arnold KiKkel, of Missouri.
Jona F. Iiilloii, of SI issoarl.
Iteg-utsr Isnns, Third &tBdy la April sud
Nortmbs, , at JetTersuu ;tty.
Uultsd States DlstricHtonrt Western District
of Missouri.
Judge Arnold Krettsl, of Cols oovnty.
District Attorney A. W, Mulltns.
Ilea; ulsr Tonus, First Monday In Msrob and
Septsmber.
Supremo Court
years.
Judgts
s;sTi:cr ornciss.
Member of Congress Nlchoiss Ford. -Clroitit
JudA-e Oeorgo W. Duua.
Ststs Senator D.J. Hussion,
ecTOTi crnrzas.
lteireseotativs L- O. Bolisnnon.
l.'ouaty Ju.tici-s Charles J. Itiis-h.'S, Presiding
lag Justice,
Assonlatel Wuatertl Out. O. W. M Mgiimry
Justs 1 Kiutera list. Nile Esry.
Circuit Clerk John W. Spurlock.
County Clerk Gsorga W. Trlsjg.
C -unty Attorney James W. Osrner.
Collector .lames A. Dsvls.
aheritf Tliomn McOlnnt.
Trsastirer W. A. llolmsn,
Kccorder t,ewls Slsiishlvr.
Assessor J. S. Flouruoy.
Surveyor JohnT. Usnatster.
Coroner John Warrenslott.
Puhiio Admluislratnr J . P. lfsynos.
School Commissioner Thorns .V. Deacy.'
tws3HI? orricm
Justices of Itlchmind Towubhlo Ooorgs &1.
Ile.-kley ami M. CI. Dsle.
Constitute. Ino. C. Morris.
Ttat! er Boi:iii3 :soit.
i.lcait Co'u-t first Mnnilsy la My snd f"te
ond MowUy in November.
roui'.y ouniy l-'lrst If mdsy every minth.
Probate fiurt Htffulir Term--Second Aloa-
d;iys of the months of January, April, July
and October.
Term of Subscription t
4tnfrle Coiiy, one year SI 50
ilnsle Copy, six mouths 76
la Clubs ofTwenty (ciwh) I M
Rates of Advertising I
I sqilai'S of in lines ovless, 1 insertions 1.00
rson suusnjueni nisdruoa
squsro S months
4 ou
7 no
10 uo
s no
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It no
si
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ion oo
a on
1 oo
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1 oo
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Adminlstrstors
XotfCAS
Kinsl Nnttletnent Notice.
stray N'ntlri; (stnale snimal)
Kaoh Additinusl Animal
Local Nonets One Insertion. 10 cents per
linei on editorial page, la oeuts per line for
each liiaevtion. Spcclsl rales for long-ir lime.
TBASstanr ADvanTtsaisasTS.
All transient advertisement will be charged
sttherateof St per square for the first lnssr-
tloa, and Wceata for each su.hequnt Inser
tion. PHYSICIANS.
Dr. M. C. JACOBS,
Treats all nisuiivr nf Chronic Oisesses, la-
eludiun sasstlonsof lbs Throat, Nose, Ksr
bye, eto.
OKflCK st Jacobs' Book aud Drug Stars-
day and night.
w. w. ucsar, m. p.
U. A. StOSBT, M.
MOSBY & SON,
PHYSICI&HSeSURGEOHS.
RICHMOND, MISSOURI.
Will devote their entire attention to the
nrai-tice of their profession Iu Its vshous
breuclief.
Speolsl attention will be ftlvcn to Chron-
lo Diseases of either sex. Suob caves are
solicited.
Pa. WAV. Mosar,( the senior partner) wlUi
an extx-rienee of the Ihird of a cvntary ia the
prauticoul iiieillciue, will make Dlsoases
of Women and Children a spe
cialty. Will treat, after tne most approved practice,
(hy Initiation and insuOUtrou) ALL Av
KKITIONS OK THK K1..S1I It ATDll V iK-
oans. IT-Dlseases of the EYE.
EAR and NOSE will ,-ecsivs tel'tcIAI.
ATTENTION .
We am pr, iared In use elaotrlclty In the
traatmoat ofsll diseases lu which it is appli
able.
In critical casus thsservli-.es of hoth will be
s-.veu wliL'oiil estra ebirite. SATISr'AC
1'ION l.l.'AKANTK.Kl). Kee reasonable.
Oince end eoiisultstfon room over the Dnijr
Store ol il.isbT Soo. volS-l;-tf
11. Ht,
KlUllMOND, MISSOURI
orntX-KIr.t door norih of llubholl 1 Go's
Store.
1)1 A V IT C Wsi'W suinniotia
Stutii Wurruiils, litlo bunds, Warranty
Di-etls, i&u.
Dili; bil!7Aiii-lir.rJ UHU, faiuplika
O uJ Uuuk Mi' I 'ii.
f Thos. . Shvrwoort 0
1 w aivriok Houli e ssrs.
i John W. Henry IB years.
1 Wm. R Niton I year,
i. fc. U. Norton J ytsra.
NEW
LIVERY. FEED S SALE
STABLE,
Opp. J. 8. Hughes & Co's Rank,
RICHMOND, JtO.
HUGGII2S. HACKS.
.NO
Saddle Horses,
KOK 8AI.K AND HIRE.
it-- .'.iW vVaCt.-
m m vsv j
Hearse, Bangles nnil trrlngen
rOH Fl'MKRALS.
If- Rates Kessonahls
M-tf MoCUISTION aQl.inK, Projis.
HOME
PROTECTION
OK
RAY COUNTY, MO.
TO THE
FARMERS
of Ray County, Ho.:
HIE
HOME PROTECTION COMP'Y
is now thorouKo. ..rfantseit, and we arc now
insurlna Fanners prooert) throus-liout the
County. Any r'urnier wlshiiiK to insure In the
Uome I'roteutlou ol Hav County, will sddrtis
I. M. Usher. Aaen, K.olt.Tioril, Kay oounty,
Uo., or either oftlis Olrecuirs.
lllltRCTOKS :
C.B.KAVASfACOU, J T. ROnKRTS,
I. I IIAUK't, SILAS KIBI'H.
JOHM HMILTO!f, W W. WILLIAMS,
K. M. KNO.-H.t:V, M. W. CKISI'IN.
W. II. riTCII,
(!. II. KA VAN AUG II, I'ros't,
W. II riTf'H. seoretarv,
J. T. KOnEUTS, Tie.vur'r.
KAY COUNTY
sWiTgsbInk:
Richmond, Missouri. '
A. W. DONIPHAN', President
II. C. OAHXKR, ("sshlur.
DiaauTons: A. W. ttaiphan, 11. C. Oar
nsr. Win, X. ilrssher, C T, Uarner. Ii. 1'.
settle, T. r. Smith, It. 11. Finch, J. 1. tisnt,
K. J. Williams, A. K. Ucybnrn, J. W. Shot
wall, T. H. Woolanl, T. t. Woodson.
Oenvrsl bsnkiug bnsliu-ss transacted.
I stollectioii juajU promptly aud at rea-
,oie rates.
I. a. cones. jamss nvouas
aeaNKTT ut-cuas.
J. S. HUGHES & CO.,
EXCHANGE
AND
BANKING,
RICHMOND, MO.
nny and sell KxohanRs, Qnvernmsnt, State
sad County Bourts, eto. Cnllcotious made
sad Iiatioaits rivvl
MISCELLANEOUS CARDS.
GEO N. McOICK,
NOTARY PUBLIC.
REAL ESTATE AGENT I CONVETANCER,
IIICIIMONU, MO.,
ins a conplets Ahstrsot of Tills to all TjikIi
la rtsy county.
SHAVING AND HAIR-DRESSING !
GUSsNlEDERMEYER'S
T0NS0R1AL PAUCE,
OppuiiU the Court Home,
RICHMOND, MO.
If you want a food Shave or yonr Hair Cat,
or au elegant shampoo, (JIVE (ICS. A CALL.
BARBER SHOP !
AMOS IIUDIUiNS,
T0NS0R1AL ARTIST,
1st Door East HiiKlie & Co's Bank,
RICHMOND, MO.
If you wish a rilUSTCI AJS BUAVC. your
IIAIU CC1'. or a BUAMI'OO, firs Amos a
oall.
F. C. BUTCHER,
TI.A1M sud OKNA4IENTAL
PAINTERHHGRAINER
Shop over Taylor A Smith's Irug Htors.
KK'IIMO.MI, Mil,,
Is prepsrsd to sscouls ou sonrt Dotloo, all
klod of House, biga aud OruitituUl falut
lag .
Graining,
C'nlclitiiitinir,
ANU
I'.ipor llniiKinc,
msils a specially. sud ssllsfsctloa giiaiantetst.
-CoiiMlry Jobs solicited. 7-7-tf
ATTENTION I
V. af. J.f 11,
ORRIf'K MI48UVIU.
S prvpsiud to dual) kiuds of
I Palatini Paper Miu, Kilscniiilii?, Dc
ArroiiicYr.
JA51KS tV.UAUNLK,
ATTORNEY AT LAW,
RICHMOXD, MO.
OrKK K In th. K-ul sn.l of Stuns Rulldlnn.
la Court llouss rd. ;--to.)
ss. t- rsaRts.
w. a coiraow.
FARMS & CONROW,
ATTORNEYS at LAW,
RICHMOND. MO. ,
Urll.L peaeiles hvthe .Imlielal Courts of lha
Fifth (:trr.ult, and aiteud la all leas) bus
loess entrusted to tbelr eaia, Colietiwuj
promptl insde,
times an aoutn side of Square, aextd..nr to
UcaocaaT Urnca. . U-s-looJ
1. 1. stmnas, '
. . neimsM, a
UUOIIKS &IJUGHES4
LAWYERS
RICHMOND, MO r
Will prai-llcs In all the l onrts of thm riftJi
idlri.l f;irviilt. Promtlt and elhct.ut ansa.
non irlvcn to alt business lutrustsd to irism.
tH KIt.'K L'psuira,istaast of Uasbes
lo's Sana. -
JOHN H. DUNN,
ATTORNEY AT LAW,
RICHMOND, MO.
OFriCB-WIU, ra.Tis A Cos row. eat sad
sfStooa Butldiag , Ihconrt house yant.
T. N. LIVL'LOfK, " '
ATTORNEY -AT-LA Wj
HICUMOND, SIO.' ' 1 1
Will praello, In all the fonrt af Bsy.
Promiil sttsntion glv, a to Collections
Co's Usua, wuh Uuguea A Ilugbos.
IS. F. ESTEB,
Attorney - at - Law
RICHMOND, MISSOURI.
Will sttend with dilllxenre and proniu'asss
to all liusines Inlriislsd to his esie.
OKKICK lip Stalls Inooruer bill Id lug north
of Hbsw Uouse.
FRANK G. GIBSON, ,
Attorney - at - Law,
RICHMOND, MO.
wm attend to all huelneas Intrusted to htm
with oars and proniptuass.
ne-ieii-i.- v.., - ..... ....
w, aw., vihibius tm lu
tourt llouss yard:
D. F. WHITMER,
Attorney - at - Law.
RICUMOND, MISSOURI.
Will practise In the counties of upper Mis
souri. Collecting and ether busluoss aoaOdeol
to blm will receive prompt ututntlou.
orriCE-Oa Cvllegs Street, first soru.r
south or Savings Dsuk, . , ,
O. T. GARNER & SON, '.
LAW & COLLECTION
OFFICE,
Richmond, .Missouri!
OKKICK as stairs over llubbell tCs'i Store.
f. w. ssorwaii,.
I. a. BALI.
6 UOT WELL H BALL, '
Attorneys - at - Law
RICHMOND, MO. '
Will praoUos la aU lha Courts or I'pper
Xlesouri.
Ol KICK In ths wast room of 'u slots
auildlru la Court House yard. , '
W. W. MOSBY & SON,
Iliclinioud, nissourl.
OKALERS IN
m u g s
MEDICINES t CHEMICALS.
PsiliU, Oils, Vsruislie. live Stuffs,
Fluo Soaps, Bruslios, Bpongca,
Pcrfumerj", Ksnor mBj
Toilet Ai'licles, Ac.
BOOKS AND STATIONERY,
WINDOW
TC. ETC. ETC.
Ctiatotneri will Ami our Stock com
plots, comprlsiDg many aitkleg It U
liuposaiLlu tiers to onumurstd, and
all soltl at motiorato prices.
PHrSICIANS' PRESCRIPTIONS
Carefully C'oirtpountleJ at all hours
11. WUITUIg.
a. it. l. scHwr.toB.
WHITMER & CO.,
Tils; old nct.iAni.u
Livery? Feed Stable
KsarSbaw llouss,
BicnsioxD, Misaouui,
srn prvpaitu! at any ami all tttuoa
lu aCL-uuiodule tho public wltu
Placka, lluggies
AND
SAD13LE MORSES.
Will convoy pwaeixvni In iy pulni
iliisirwl at a moment, uuttcsi. I ortrs
bourilcti liv Hay, week ur uiui Hi, ou
ro.isniiuli o Uii an.
t'ustoniers may reiv on pron ptusss,
jroiiii Itirnouiv, .uttf luirsf. anJ uirolne.

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