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THE TROY HERALD.
VOL. 13. TROY, LINCOLN COUNTY, MOM OCTOBER 23, 1878. NO 43
FlfUM Sc CO.,
Ml. no n Yoir In AdTHnin
CdOAL AND QOUNTY MEWi.
We are authorised to announce Thou. II.
Harris a a candidate far Constable of Ued
ftrd towaihlp, at tbe ensuing election.
To tbi Patrons of the Herald :
After nearly iwelvo years of journal
istic labor in your midat. I this week
ever my connection with the Jlcrald,
the paper pawing under the control of
Mr. "W. T. Thurmond. Thanking yon
lor the many kindnesses and the con
sideration I hare received at your hands,
nd hoping yon may extend the same to
iny successor, I moke my final bow and
Thbo. D. FunsR.
Hand k Jackson are receiving another
lot of New fl.wdsthls week.
Dan L. Mudd. of Millwood. lnnvs for
Hhermnn, Texas, to-day, Wednesday.
Hand k Jackson will sell you goods at
lower prices than you ever nought tnem.
George Brickey left for Prairieville
last Wednesday to engage in the tailor
Jeans, flannels. Cossimeres ami Wa
terproofs cheaper than ever at
Haxd k Jackson's.
East k Birkheod keep a full and com
uleto stock of School Books. Sold at
prices to suit the times.
B. W. Wheeler returned from St,
T J- rn. W Wl.anlnfwna I
iJUUlO IUD. AMII41UUJ. 'UD, lllirvil.. 11110
convalescing, but not able to return with
Mr. and Mrs. A. S. Buchanan, who
were called to St Louis a few weeks
-since by the sickness of their daughter,
Mrs. Myers, returned last Thursday.
Hand 4 Jackson are constantly reeriv
ing new goods. They are always the
first to rodtioo pries, when tliero is a
decline in tuo wholesale market.
Oats, corn and wheat taken in ex-. those visiting the rooms have been or--chauge
for Foster's choice selected nur- dercd. Everything will liq in readiness
nery stock, nt Bowling Green, Mo. for Hie public in a few days. The rooms
Highest price paid for farm produce, and ( are in the Planters House, and viators to
lowest price for trees exchanged. Fonu
F. W. Ilavbanm linn sold eight or nino
wagons of his own make during the pitst
six weeks. Mr. Harbnntn puts up good
strong wagons, nudwearo glad to see
liini bo well patronized.
Fresh canned Tomatoes of this yenr's
growth nt A. B. Ellis grocery store.
(Juart ciuii lio each : il nint cans 2"a.
Orecnbnoksaro scarce and prices greatly
reduced at Foster's Hillside Nuiueut,
Bowling Green, Mo. Form clubs aud
buy his strong fruit and ornamental trees
ut lowest rates. Fall planting in best.
Trees supplied as long as the ground is
Hand k Jackson have just received
liandsome Hue of Ladies' Clonks. If
you want the latest styles and licst. goods
ut tne lowest prices, can aim see tnem.
Quite n number of our citizens left last
Monday for King's lake, to spend a short
time hunting and fishing. Among them
were Col. Hurt, Messrs. Buchanan,
Wing, McLellan. Hiokok, McDonald,
R. O. Woolfolk, McFarland, N. 0. Dry
den, Dr. Noel and others.
We learn that Mr. John Hutton, who
was shot in the breast by Thos. Bryan,
his sou-iu-law, about two weoks since, is
recovering slowly. It was reported here
one day last week that ho had died, but
wearo pleased to learn that the report
Now stock of Dress Goods, Calicos,
Olooks, Felt aud Balmoral Skirts, Ties,
Bows, Buohes, etc.. reo.nv.nl this week
at Hand k Jackson's.
The polut raised by the defense in our
connty bond case, in regard to the coun
ter signature of the bonds by the agent,
of whioh mention is made in tho report
wo publish from the Time, would ef
fect the thirty-seven bonds signed by D,
T. Waddy after March 30 1672, as well
s those signed by J. M. McLellan, all
of whioh involves about 144,003.
For Clothing, Boots and Shoes, Hats
and Caps, at th; very lowest prices, go to
Hand k Jacxkui .
BARGAINS! BARGAINS! BARGAINS!
At 0. V. Hamilton's, who has Just re
ceived a foil stock of Fall and Winter
Goods, bought at low figures and exclu
sively for cash, and shall be sold for the
smallest profits posaibK
Men's Heavy Winter Boots for 11.90:
men's Calf Boots, full stock and warran
ted, for 83.00 ; men's Heavy Boots, guar
anteed and warranted for 18.00.
A large assortment of men's and boy's
Hats and Cnns. from 25c. up. Gent's
fall and winter Overcoats at prices that
are unequal ed.
60 Ladies' Shawla from afo. totf.00:
Ladies' Ready-made Cloaks, of the latest
style ana nanaaomciv mmmeu, from
$4.00 to 815.00.
Ladies' Blsck Cashmeres from 20o. un.
green, seal brown and navy blue Cash
meres for Boa, tho Handsomest goods in
the market far tho money.
A (rood stock of Beaver Cloaking Cloth
and wnt uproots. Louies mid urn
dren's Fancy Hose in abundance.
A heavy stock of Gent's Underwear.
Shirts, Hosiery, Linen Collars, Neckties,
Bilk Handkerchiefs, etc, etc.
100 Bolts of Fancy Calicos, .Teans.nnd
Cotton Flannel by the ense, men's, wo
men's and children's Shoes In large quan
tities, and nt prices that will suit the
No one can say that the time) nre too
hard and money" too senrec to buy goods
Qt V. M.SMA.-UlLiTU.VH
Cheap Cah Jluimc ! .jLZff
H yon want Good Goods, at the very
lowest prices, go to Hand k Jackson's.
We had the pleasure of meeting Rev.
J. T. Robinett, of Wellsville, last week.
He is an excellent preacher and affable
gentlemen; bus many warm friends in
this section. He conducted services iu
the Baptist church here last Sunday
week and Stnr Hope last Sunday, filling
the retrnlar appointments of Rev. Mr.
Crocked Wheat of a superior quality
in 2 pound pnekngen. a Cm perpnekage,
at A. B. ElUs' grocery store.
Furniture and carpets for the Murphy
reading rnomn have been purchased, and
papers and periodicala for the use of
our town are cordially invited to drop in.
Hand & Jackson will pay tho highest
mnrket prico for Dried Fruit, Chickens,
Eggs, Yarn, etc
Mrs. Bnswell has jus, opened her
stock of millinery, consisting of the
cheapest to the most expensive goods in
that line, to which she invites tho ntten
n 01 lu,c- nae ""V "
tho services of a dress maker soon.
Hand & Jackson have received ni
other large stock of Dress Goods.
Go aud see the New Cloaks nt
Hvnii & Jackson's.
A sale of personal property of the
' l..1..t .....I. Si 117 Tl..l,. T
; 1 , , , , . , , m.
S. Crews took plnco lant Thursday. The
attendance venfnir, but property sold
very low. Horses brought from f?25 to
840 ; two-year old mnlcs $17 ; enrringo
and harness 810; r pi ing wngon 814.25;
a Berkshire boar $4.60 ; brood sows 75a
to 81.00 ; shotes weighing 75 pounds 05c;
pigs and shotes 2000o ; one old mare
sold for 82.55.
HAnsnsn Saddi.tss. I have associa
ted with me John Kumhera, Into of T.
W. Withrow's shop. He hns had about
tpn vinr' xiiprieiicn in Middle malum?.
and understands his business thorough-
lv. Onr atni.lt tf ani111fa linmPMR. pir.. I
h all of our own make. Will sell it as
cheap as St. Louis wholesale work. Give
ns a call and satisfy yourselves.
Some of tho new styles of Mason k
Hamlin Cabiuet Organs introduce a stylo
of finish with embossed gold bronze orn
amentation, by 11 new procpss ; at onco
the most elegant aud chaste finish yet
employed on such instrument Prices
nre very low for such workmanship.
Best Flour. $2.50
Bran, per 1,000 lbs 4.00
at tho Wontrvillo Mill.
niO H. T. Pendleton.
li. S. Crews keeps always on baud a
urc urtlulc of Sewing Machine cdl.
ampi, Xanteras, kc. Duu't fail to
give jiim a cell.
ftN AUTUMfr t KETCH.
'Pleasant on so autumn day
TI to wander far away,
Tramping thro the wood,"
are tue words of an old school song.
They are much more in accord with my
feelings than Bryant's "Melancholy
Days." Poets unnumbered have sung
of the beauties of spring, but their fancy
foils to note the joys of rainy days,
muddy walks, aud the invariable ac
companiment of spring, a "cold in the
head." Of course there is t poetry in
such common-place topics, for it is tho
sod reality, mul poets only deal with tho
ideal. Hammer is all very well, when
those around you do not complain so
much of the heat, that you grow worm j
in spite of yourself hearing them talk of
the state of their feelings and tho height
of tlie thermometer. Winter is full of
enjoyment in out-door sports, but it is
too warm in-doors. It is strange how
few people know how to keep a room at
a living heat. Ono would suppose a
body was something to bn ronsted by
hot air, and each one aVs tin opportu
nity to roast himself and everybody else.
It is not half so hard on the constitution
to freeze a little. But glorious autumn 1
Who can find one fault with that season 1
Now comes tho time for wood rumblings,
and they are. as fnshionnble as delightful.
Go one, and if you have a merry crowd,
yon will be delighted, even if you fail to
corao home ladeu with the treasures
Mother Nnur lavishly throws at your
feet Go provided wih a little basket, )
an old case-knife, a pair of scissors, a
book (an old geography is capital), and
a piece of string. You will find the
basket useful for bringing ferns home
thutyotidi ; up with tlm roots, and if ymi
have a small basket you will lv sure not
to be burdened with inoro than you can
carry. If you waut to press the ferns or
lenves, you will Hud they do much bet
ter pressed immediately, nnd then you
! nre sure of them. Very likely you will
bo too tired after your ramble, to attend
to them properly at home, and Ihelenvrs
soon curl up. Tho oe.kdeaf fern is ono
that needs immediate attention. The
woods will soon ba at their loveliest.
Dnmo Nature excels all other nrtists in
biillinucy and power of leaf painthg.
Von will find every combination of color,
nnd scarcely two alike. Here is one leaf
utill pie en, with just a dnsh of enrmine'
nt tho tip edge. Thero is auother with
jits-t the reverse color, as if nature tiied
experiments with her color brush, and
wns so well pleased Hint she left them ns
they were, without finishing them with
he; ununl brilliancy. Gather all the
prettiest leaves and put in your book,
Gather whole branches of oak leaves aud
tiny bunches of acorns. You will lluu a
ve.ricty of grmiHus, somo as delicate as
tho mist. Theso will work up well in
your winter bouquets. Thorn nre eight
or ten viiriotien of ferns growing around
hero m tho woods. Mniden hair, golden,
mule, grape-leaf, oak-leaf, adder's tongue
11 id walking-leaf ora those I can name.
Tho walking-leaf is ouly found, bo far ns
I know, on the rock over the spring nt
Auburn. This fern hns the peculiar
property of taking root from the tip oi
tho stsni striking tho soil. Over this
rock is an abundance, of golden and male
fern mid one other, whioh hns n dnrk
stem like the mniden hnir, whoso nnme
I do not know. Tho delicate maiden
hair, vith its slender bluck stem, cau Iks
gathered and pressed iu large clusters,
When your book is full, tie it tightly
with the cord you have. You will find
an abundance of little, bright lenves, but
beware of tho gloriously beautiful red of
the climbing poison-oak.
It lures you
by its banuty, Lorlio like, only to pun
ish you. Hero is a good opportunity to
moralize, but I leavo yon to draw your
own moral after your ramble is over.
The beautiful waxen berries of tho bitter
sweet must bn gathered, and do uut dis
dain the glowing red pips of the wild
rose. They Mill be useful in li ihting
up your greens whmi you mnke your
home beautiful at Christmas. Take up
sonio tents with tliu- roots, ami plant
them in boxes or pota, and they will
cheer you with their greenery all winter,
when other green things refuse to live.
If you mako a fernery, you will havo a
thing of beauty to delight you. I will
be glad to give full directions to any one
who ucaircs the iniorniation. 1 wai
specially success nl with one I made two
winters ago. If yon have come to the
end of the branch In your ramble (and
that it tho only thing that will turn some
of us back), rest with your treasures be
fore you start bask. Keep your eyes
open, and you will see on abundance of
pretty wild things worth gathering. Tho
wild locust leaves ore worth gathering,
a,ud do not fail to find s rao bod straw,
with its circles of tiny leaves. As soon
as you are at home, put your book of
leaves under a trunk, so they will be
pressed at tightly as possible. It is rec
ommended to cliango tho leaves to a
iresh book occasionally, lint I do not
find it essential Tho clusters of oak
leaves must lw pressed on the wrong
side. Rub beeswax on the lenves and it
increases aud protects their brilliancy.
Thero is no end t-i the innumerable ways
you can use your treasures in tho way of
tc corntion. Don't forget your city bound
friomls, but send little boxes of collec
tions to them to civo them a taste of the
woods. Group your leaves around your
pictures, under them, nbovo thein, pin a
few on your lace curtains, form them
into words of welcome, and make lovely
transparencies 01 ferns ana leaves, me
only trouble is, not to over-do the deco
rations, for each one well done gives an
idea for another. To preserve the color
of my autumn lenves, I always varnish
them with damar varnish. The fern
lenves can be used for lovely spatter
If you hove never taken one of these
tramps, try it onco, aud, iny word for it,
you will feel repaid for it. Time brings
changes to us all. Friendship's ties are
severed, friends nre separated by dis
tance, and when "other days come back
11..-.- 1 I. . At. - 1 l.A
ns rccouecreu music, one 01 1110 unw
est of memories will bo our autumn ram-
blings. S. McK. F.
The best Boot
in the mnrket (nt the
Hand & Jackson.
0EATII OF AN AGED MINISTER.
Elder Timothy Ford of tho Christian
Church died nt his residence iu Middle
town on Thursday, the 17th hist., ut an
ndvancedage. Ho was one of the pion
e?r preachers of the Christian church in
tho atatc, and during his long sojuru
nmouRour peoplo endeared lumseii to
mnny hearts. He was a man of ability,
of noble aud generous qualities, an earn
est and zealous laborer iu tho vineyard
of the Lord, nnd his good work extends
over a period of nearly fifty years. Mnny
hearts will be mnde sad by the intelli
geuce of his death, aud especially umong
the churches of this district with which
the most of his life was spent. Surely
thero is laid up for him a crown mid a
mansion in the kingdom of Heaven.
V.oiAt and Shoes cheaper than ever nt
HAND K JACKSON 3.
NEW MILLINERY STORE.
Mrs. Trail and Miss Mollis Wells have
opened a new millinery store in the room
formerly occupied by Miss Shults, up
11. ..1.1 a 1 . t rt 11
IHUirH, IHIJU1UU1K III" Ulll KI1IIIU Ut J. IT.
Parker A Co. They cordially invite all
tho Indies of Troy aud the surrounding
country to call mid examine their stock of
Into style lints mid fashionable trimmings,
They "must be seen to bo appreciated.
Wo mentioned tho death of Thos. W.
Swan last week without particulars. He
left Chnntilly, on tho 13th, about 5 o'clock
in the iiftemoon for home, lie wan
within a half milo of home, on FoxwclU
hill, where it is supposed his horse took
fright nnd ran away down the hill, as his
li was at the um of tho lull, no was
found somo sixty yards down the hill.
Tho tracks of the horse indicated that he
jumped some 15 feet wheu tho rider was
thrown againet a tree on the side of the
road. He struck tho trco somo three
feet from tho ground. Tho iron weeds
growing near tho tree were bruised and
mashed into tho bark of the tree showing
the giro, violenco of tho f nil. Miss Mary
Foxwcll seeing tho horse pass the huts 1
riderless, stepped out into the rood' to
mako observations and thought sho snw
a man lying in the Mad. Approaching
the spot she found Mr. Swan lying ou
his face. Sho turned him over nnd dis
covered he was breathing his lost. The
ribs of his right side were crushed in ;
no other bruises about him. The saddle
girth was broken, the saddle being
found somo fifteen feet beyond the hotly.
Mr. Swan wns about 85 yars of nr
I or 1 in Nelson county, Eontucky. He
enmn to ttu county iu 114; was unmar
ried. Hand & .Tno'ction oh'er p:?i?.! br.rgnicj
in Jeans and ti'lauushi.
Mrs. Sedlacek baa bronchi on a luun
and varied stoelrof all kinds of millinery;
cloaks and cloaking with the best kind of
trimmings. Mrs. neulneek's large exptv
rienco in the business especially eon
mends her to the public 43w2
Mr. Win. Hnrbanm and Miaa LIccIm
Wessel wero married by Rev. Father
Straek.at the home of the bride's parents,
alKint 2 miles southwest of Wnrrenton,
weunesnay afternoon, immediately af
ter the marriage tho bridal party left for
Ht Louis where they remained several
days, after which they returned to their
iiiiuro nnme at xruxtou. a no ucse
wishes of the Maimer ore extended to
friend William and his young wife
lracratfon Jlanurr, M. 10.
Dr. J. C. Goodrich will be in Troy on.
Oct. 20 to remain fonr days, Office with
Dr. E. L. Syduor. 16oct2t
Dr. E. L. Sydnor is prepared to do all
kinds of Dental Work ns low us tbe low
est. Guarantees satisfaction or monrv
HEATING STOVES & COOK STOVES.
The lamest assortment ever hrfnrn f.
fered in the connty enn now lie seen lit
the Hardware store of B. S. Crews, and
of prices that please the closest buyers.
"i Kiire in can wiien in Aioy, una op con
vinced that there is inoiirj and laltni
Htvrd iu substituting them for lira
LANSCHK . In 'rriixtnn.OvlnherM.18Ta.
tothn wtii nr. I. V l.nnihe. iltitishter.
lOIH!K-(!ANNlN-Oet. ITtli. 18W. at
the le-liloii. e of the lirlileN fntlier, liy .1. ft.
r.elnn. .1. . ,j, (j. Ilmltteand Ml Muttiu
J. i nnnnn, nil of thU county.
lltTSTKIt-Sin:U().-0, tnhir 2. 18TS.
st the residence of the lirlile' rather. I.v
Itev. 4. V. sinveiin, .tolin V. Hunter and
Mini Nuriih h. -Iivlton.
WATKINS KITTMi Oi'toticr 2. 18.
nt tlie retlilenru ot the onli-hiting vlerjrt num.
ny uev. .1. w. Slnv..is Wllllnm Wutkln
11ml MIkh (,'nrrla Hitter.
ll(lli!K-llt;NTKR-(Mulier .1. 1878. at
tlie rehlciii e ol tlie lulil mother, hv Hp.
J. V. M iVfliH. (.reell llolip unit ML 1'i.tu
STOUV-MSDSAY-IMolier lull. 1878.
nt tlie rn-hli'iiH' of the lirlileV tutlu-r, bv tne
Hov. w. A nrilHiin, Kllliunre Storv uud
Slim Kiln l.lli.l.uv. ullorl.liK olii couutv.
IMtlTCllKIT-Urtiiher 21", 18T8, Betty
Prlii-lii-tt. nlei-H of .1. ;. Klnmre, ntrml 4
yenrninnl I month. "Sutler little chll.lre'n
to route unto Jin, mul Ibi-liM them not, for
sitt'h in 1 hit klitplom of IIi'hvimi.
good fitting clothes !
XV II make ymi n pood n tit 111 vout, innt
orei 111 you en 11 ftvi nut where, mul at o
re.i-onnlile prii-r nuil work enn lie done
for. Ail work Wurmnti'il.
.SHOP OVER CHEWS HA11UWARB STOIUi.
Perfect fits gnnranteed, and all work
W. S. HUTT, M. D.,
0HYSIU1AN. Si:U(iK()N AM. ACCOC-
I :iiKim. tuov, mo.
OHVrn M" rnfenloniil nitvIi-oh tu the lit
tri'ti" or Trov mul vl.lnlty. Hit will pay
i-piri!liil iitti-ntlon to Alml mul Itei-tnl UUett
ten. hiii'Ii u lieiiiorrholil, Kl'tuln. etc.
HOWARD S I'AltKEU.
ATTOUXKY mul COU.NSKI.OIt AT LAW
Will liruttli e In the Court ol tlie Mneti t nU
Imlh-iNl i lit iilt mul In ihe iiii'rlortoiirtiiif
the tute. otlli-u ovur Cruwn' Ktoru.
J. M. Mi'l.KI, I.A.N, J, C'ltKKCU.
Mcl.KhLA.N & CHELCII.
OMeu In the Rmik Ullllillli!.'. .1. M. .Me
Lcllmi. OoiuuilHiil.iner of 1'ubtli: Hl-IiooIm. J.
C'reeuh, lute I'uhllu Ailuilnl-lru tor uml I'rn
tUN & UOLnKRT,
Will pructli o in the court nt the Nineteenth
Imllcdtl circuit. Collection promptly ut
tuntleil to. Office aver Henry's lioe liop.
tl. T. 'tiinn. ProrccutlitK Attorney tor
Lincoln,, uilv. .tiHiiu
H II. WALTON CI. II. AV1BV
W ALTON Si A VERY,
- TUOY, MI8SOUKI
Will iirni tlr-) In all the court of the IMh
Imllvlul elivnlt and the uiircmc .oiirtnf
lit.' -tut", it. II. Avery will v fntiml In
Auliurn. wlitrc he will transact uuy huMticm
iur '.be niui.