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C.E. Stswart wai in Kejtrs villa on
Dr. Wallace mads a professional
yUlt to Triplett Monday.
Geo. Klingbeil. who baa been down
with grippe, la able to be oat again.
lion. Cbas. Hammond made a trip
to Keytsvillw Tuesday on legal bus
iness. Miss Nettie Bowman, who bad been
Tisiting in Keytesville, returned
home Sonday evening.
Dr. T. F. Martin and little daugh
ter, Uazfl, spent a few davs in St.
Loots last week with relatives.
Lon Cook, of Keytesville, was dis
pensing smita on one of Brunswick's
bewitching young Indies Sunday ev
Julian Bruce, who has been 'mining
in Colorado for the past seven years,
returned to bis home here last week
for a short visit to relatives.
Claude Bowman, who has been up
north for a month or two, returnf d
to bis home here Friday and be and
bis wife left for Kansas City the next
da v where they remained a few days.
Mrs. W. II. Baltbie, of Iluntsville,
and Clem Spencer, of Carroll ton,
cams to Brunswick Saturday to tee
their mother, Mrs. Tom Spencer, who
was Id ja red by falling some da js ago.
The young ladies in the east end of
town hare organized a club which
will meet every Thursday eveningfor
the purpose of whiling away the
hours in pleasant pastimes. They
bare christened their club the "A. L.
m. c. a."
Mrs. Cicero Cobb, who has been
here for the past week assisting her
father in breaking up hcueekeping.
returned to her home, in Carrollton,
Monday, taking her little brother,
Harry, and sister. Pearl, with her to
spend the winter.
Last week Wm. Knight bought the
residence property formerly occupied
by Mr. Cross, which belonged to Mr.
Shrrnk, the purchase price being
$000. Mr. Knight moved his family
and household goods Into bis new
borne Wednesday, where they are
now comfortably settled for the win
The young ladies, of the Christian
church, ar preparing for a "conun
drum" supper to be given at llaru
gar! hall next Tuesday night, for the
benf fit of tbeirChristian Endeavor"
society. It will be something novel
and interesting and they wish all to
attend who can.
Mrs. Tom Spencer, while going ov
er the crossing in front of the resi
dence of her daughter, Mrs. J. B.
Smith, a few days since, slipped and
fell and injured herself severely. We
,areglad to. note that the unfortu
nate lad is much improved and
that although ber Injuries are of a
very painful nature, they are not
necessarily fatal, as wae at Orst ap
prehended. ' The infant child of Mr. and Mrs.
1 Harry Plunkett, of Mexico, died last
Friday of membranous croup and
was brought here by Its parents Sat
urday and buried Bunday, at Elliott
Grove cemetery. The funeral servic
es were held at the rvsldence of J. A.
Merchant and were conducted by
Bev. J. B. A. Yaugban. The babe
was a wt little boy and their only
child. The many friends of the be
reaved parents extend their heart
. Last Wednesday Marshal Uiggln
botham received a telegram from
lloberly to mtet a couple at the de
pot and arrest them. They were a
young man and a young girl, both
of the dusky race, who had eloptd
with the intention of making them
selves one as soon as the service of
a parson could be secured. But as
the ebony-bued daiuel was under
ace. her father was cruel enough to
prevent the marriage, and instead of
their bliseful dream being reniiz-u.
the young man whs lodged in thecal-
abooe and tte maiden was put un
der guard until her father could com
&nd take her home. Name were not
lw Lewi U on the sick list this
. r r. Turler sDent Sunday In Cbil-
Bob. Hamilton was at the capital
Dr. J. Wl llardy visited ChiUicothe
" F.SwNortbup. of Laclede, Sunday
ed la Sumner.
nr. Drawn, of Bojrard. was In our
little dty Tuesday, the guest of J. O.
John M. Campbell, an attorney
from Milan, Mo., was In Sumner last
W. M. Carothers attended tLe fa
aeral of Mrs. Thompson, at Laclede,
Miss Mamie Poor, of Moberly, at
tended the llardy-Simcox wedding
Judge W. W. Bucker stopped here
for an nour or so on bis return from
Llnneus where he bad been holding
Mrs. D. B. Kellogg and daughter,
Miss Clara, of Keytesville, attended
the funeral of little Cora Kellogg
We regret to If urn of the death of
the mother of our kllow-townsman,
Geo. W. Thompson, which occurred
at Laclede, on Monday, Dec 11th.
Mabbicd: At the borne of the
bride's parents, in this place, on
Wednesday, Dec, lath, at 7 o'clock,
p. m.;.Ur J. .0. Hardy and Miss
Irena Simcox, Elder J. W. Caldwell,
of Linneus, officiating. The groom
is a rising young drucrfst ol our
city, commanding the reepeet of all
for bis sterling worth and upright
dealing, while the bride it one of
Sumner's fairest and most lovable
daughters. We wish them unbound
Died: Oo Sunday. Dec 10th, at
the home of ber grandfather, New
ton Long, Cora Amy, Infant daugh
ter of E. B,' Kellogg. Another little
light has been extinguished; another
tender flower has been plucked in Its
early bloom. Twice has the grim
reapervisitedthehome of the bereav
ed father in the last few months and
taken from him bis wife and baby
around whom bis fondest affections
clung; and twice has be bowed in
humble submission to the all-wise
Creator, accepting' bis bitter fate
with that fortitude which character
izes the truly great. We tender him
our unfeigned sympathy io bis sore
Mrs Amelia Damerou, of Clifton
HID, is visiting relatives and friends
here this week.
Mrs. M. E. Shipp is visiting her
daughter, Mrs. Ida Brooks, of De
Witt, this week.
Mrs. Nolan Kiley, of near Bruns
wick, visited her mother, Mrs. Eliza
beth Britt, the latter part of the
Mrs. Mason Davis and two chil
dren, of Brunswick attended the
public school entertainment here
Messrs. Chas. Tanner and Benj.
Shupe, of Mendon, spent ithe day
here Monday and attended the K. of
I. lodge here that night.
The sick list in and about Triplett
is larger this week than ever before.
The la grippe baa again become
prevalent and is not discriminating
in its victims. Nobody escapes.
Buby lodge. No. 201, Knights of
Pythias, has secured the serr.'ces of
Iler.G.A.Kobbins.of Mendon, to deliv
er apublic lecture here on Monday
night,Jan.lst,'91. The lectors w ll be
followed by a public installment of
Mrs. Gilford and daughter, Miss
Vivian Daniels, of Sedalia, who have
been visiting the family of J. M.
Uerndon for the past six weeks,
returned borne Tuesday. Mlse Nellie
Uerndcn accompanied them us far
The mlll.at this plac,has suspend
ed operations on account of not hav
ing a water supply sufficient to run
it.Tbe old well has been filled up aud
the Mill Co. is having another dug.
It is the aim of the company to
make the new one deep enough to
supply water for all time to come.
Mr. Amos, of Darlington, Mo.,who
owns and operates several different
ax-handle factories in various parts
of the state, came down Saturday
and remained here several days,
looking after the interests of hfs foe
tory at this place. He reports his
business as unusually prosperous,
notwithstanding the bard times.
The pupils of our public school,
under the directorship of the princi
pal. S. C" Matthews, rendered
the play, "Undr the Laurels," last
Friday Light to a full bouse. The
parts were well taktn and the play
was w pronounced success. The en
tertainment wm given for the pur
pose of paying for a clock. The net
proceeds were about $20.
Some two or three years ago
Marion Fleetwood, while . carelessly
handling a target gun, accldently
shot himself in the big toe of the
right foot. The wound produced
some pain at the time, but nothing
serious was thought of it until this
fall, when bis toe caused him so
much pain that be could not walk.
Finally he sent for Dr. Wallace, of
Brunswick, who came up Monday
night and upon examining the toe,
reached the conclusion that an
operation was necessary. So, with
the assistance of Dr. Pendell, be pro
ceeded to operate upon the toe. Lie
took off the nail and found an ab
scess just under it. He removed the
abece and w: raped the bone and
the patient is now doing well.
The ladles of the Christian church,
of Triplett. will give a dinner Christ
mas day and an yster supper Christ
mas night. Ail are cordially invited
to be present.
Winter is making a very good
Mrs. D. A. Brown Is on the sick
list this week.
The tanners in tnts vicinity are
marketing their bogs at 4 1-2 to 5
Fred McEuen, of Richmond, and
Mies Anna McEuen, of Parkville,
are in Echo at prevent.
Frank Fox is happy over the
arrival of a girl on the 7th inst.
Mother and child are doing well.
At best: The beloved wife of J.F.
Brown departed this life December
8th, 93.after an illness olflve weeks.
nged 21 year, 10- months and 27
days. She wae a devout Christian
and a consistent member of M. E.
Church, South, and as shs expressed
herself, was perfectly reary to go
without oue regret save parting with
loved ones. . December 9th, the
remuins were followed by a large
procession and laid to rest In Fair
View cemetery after a very appropri
ate sermon by lie v. James Uise from
the text: 'Ulessed are the dead that
die in the Lord." The remains were
viewed by many sorrowing friends,
thinking ob.how short the time hud
beeu since they had seen her
bedecked in her bridal robes. Her
friend, wbo are numbered by her
acquaintances, won by her sweet
and gentle disposition, mingled their
tears with the bereaved relatives.
In iflnit wUJotn may it not b.
That tb light tbt vent out ber will in
Tber twajinff to anl fro. th life liht
Lijfblioa Bp life's dark. Ion
Thoo nilt Raid thy lovwl om bomward.
Tbj will auwr their coon tor the.
Shannotulale SI fling.
Mr. Grieham, east of here, is quite
Mrs. A. Tudor Is on the sick list
A little child of Wm-Grisham died
Mayor Ford, of Keytesville, was
on our streets Saturday.
W. P. Ruffle, of. the Glasgow Mis-
soarian, was here on business a few
Mrs. entenne, of Howard county.
is visiting her cousia, Mrs. W. 0.
Z. T. Lamkin.one olForest Green's
merchants, made a business trip to
this place Tuesday. .
Mrs. J.T. Scenes and Mrs.Ida Al'in
went to St. Louis Sunday night for
Miss Boo a Vance, of Salisbury ,was
the guest ol the Misses Warhurst
Saturday and Sunday.
Mr. Walter Turner kit Wednesday
for Stillwater, Oklahoma, after a
two weeks visit to relatives here.
Lev. J. B. Bice, of Asbury, ex
changed pulpits with Bev. Mr. Mag
gard, of the Fertile Valley church,
last Sunday night.
G. W. Miller, of Sturgeon, Booue
county, pued through uere this
eek with a drove ui uuu cattle
hirh hrt will feed near Daliou. on
Cap I. litury Bucksuth'e farm.
Quite a number from this place ut
tended the operetta .given by the
Salisbury ucademy pupils last Mon-
ay night. We bear the program
was rendered very satisfactorily.
B. J. Moore and G. M. Butler went
to Forest Green Wednesday us tait
nces iu a trial concerning a check
which a negro bad forged upon Dr.
Lawhorn and presented to the above
named gentlemen to be cashed.
Dr. McEuen was called to Pee Dee
last week to attend the funeral ser
vices of his sister, Mis. J. F. Brewer.
This Is the third time death has en
tered the doctor's family since- his
residence here, and his friends sin
cerely sympathize with Mm. "
The citizens of our town axe agi
tating ths question ot a floor mill at
this place. Any one wlo will take
the trouble to inquire wift find this
point commands considerable terri
tory and other advantages which
makes it a superior location for a
Shaonondele continues to- increase
In population as a bunting center.
Among the visitors this week we no
ticed Messrs. Alien and LaGrass, of
Salisbury, and Dr. G.W. Law two, of
Forest Green. We failed to Jearn
the names of the other parties who
were also her hunting within the
past few days.
Sal Ubury Scriibllng.
V A. W. JOBKS4.1.
Mayor rattenon is suffering frjtn
a bad attack of la grippe.
Geo. Johnson, of Sugar Valley,
Kansas, is here on business.
The meeting at the M. E. Churcb).
coutD, continues with good interest
Samuel Osborne, Ute deceased,-
nau an insuraaceon bis life for 81.
t)00, which goes to the widow. ,
Stock sold fair)? well at the ad
ciinistrator's sale of the property of
tR n. a rent, deceased, last Tuesday.
The bond auction sale Saturday
was wen attended and bonds eold
well, No. 1 being knocked off at980.
J. M. Green, whose leer was broken
last week by a horse falling on him,
is getting along nicely and will soon
be on bis crutcher
bam T. Combs has received his
money from the Fidelity and Casu
alty Ins. Co. The company refused
to pay and Combs brought suit.
The upper part of the IHomme-
dieu building will be-converted into
a city ball and court; room, and will
be a nice one.
Rev. Squire, of Brunswick, has
been employed to preach one Sun
day in each month !or the Presby
terain church at this place.
Philip Bilts, of Summerfield, 111.,
was here last week looking for a lo
cation to handle apples. Wh hope
ne will nod what he :s seeking and
locate among u.
Eld. J. II. Linvill preached tuo
ditcourees at th Christian rhurch
last week, thut were well received,
lie is un- old faebiofied, gcepet
preacher, and Hticks tloce to the
Word tomes from Fayette that
Mien Gutdu Gullemore. of 'that cirv.
and n general favorite herv.waa mar
ried on Tuebday to oMr. Kimmage,
of near Glasgow.. Wahusteu to con
gratulate. Thos Dempster rneii with a paintul
accident Wednesday, mornioir bv
which be losb the endV of one thumb.
It eeems that he'wae tying a horse
with a rope, which in some manner
got wound around his thumb, when
a pull from the horse-severed tbe end
ol that member.
Last Saturday evening Alex. Pit
ney, a -wood, sawyer about town.
drew a check, on one of our banKs,
disposed olic at the Salisbury Pro
duce company's store, and on sun
day morning borrowed a wagon
from Walker Rogers put a few teds,
etc., therin and pulled out, telling his
tnotner tnat ue wae. going to lexaH
county. Fitney is nearly bund and
bis actions are e surprisn to hi
friends. He told Rogers that li
wanted -the wagon to haul a load of
straw. "We don't know what steps,
if any, are being made to bring him.
CtUurtdoe IUUm Cotntp.
Itev. S. W. Wei!uke filled his ah
point rainti at I'oilard school-hocse
last Saturday and Sunday.
11 i ram Shreptee, of near Ilunts
ville, stopped ovsr in this neighbor
hood last Saturday night on his
way home from near New Boston,
Lin a. county.
We are glad to learn that the
trouble between George Teitjans
and- Farmer Osterman has been net
tled. The two got their heads tc
getlitr and compromised like men
Lon UichHidton, ol near Xw Lib
erty, is buying Home stalk fivlds and
hay and is making a feed of To.
head of cattle in this vicinity. Loa
is a whole-souled gentleman and a
bustler from ttuay -back.
The dinner at A. C Enjeart's lut
Friday wus largely utteuded by
friends and old neighbors, and was
givatly enjoyed by the sixty-one
guests who were present. The sump
tuous spread was given by Mrs. En
yeart in honor of her liege lord's
Another shooting match took
place at the Mills last Saturday,
which passed off with considerable
enthusiasm and some contention.
"Babe Grubbs wop a 16-pound
gobbler, but some forager appropri
ated it as if by -eJ eight of band
Babe" says he can whip the fellow
that got bis turkey.
PEffiMa TOUR LIST OFPDBCHASES OP
Da not fail to rsmember
u ivc iuu ana snoice, ana each, of our departments
will comprise ir itself a separate- and independent
stock, and our prices will be so low as to defy- compel
tition fiom any specialty house. ,
WE TEMDER THAMKS
For past favors, and hope as in the past, so in the fu
ture,you will continue to give us your trade. Those of
our friends seeing this "Ad.," who have never yet fa
vored us with 'their trade, we coraially
Of our oflerings, knowing that a thorough canvass of
them will result ia the convictic that we oan and do.
show the choicest Talues, for price; offered by anyone! '
Hoping shortly to-see all of you anTJ;e permitted to
serve you, i remain, i
L..B. COOS-, :
Our Cliristmas Carolimay not be verv must
leal, but it will be found to abound. in solid!
suasuiiauitt nuviue. we nave our ne w and !
'egant store-room fillei with atfirst-cliass linaof
Boots, Shoes, Hats,
Notions and Novelties
Of every class and description. Oar entire
sf ock is new and of the latest design and best
quality, and are all suitable for very accepta
ble as well as very useful .
Ciinstmas or New Year Presen
We want your trade:
suit you, and why not
you can save money by
our assortment wiEJaltvays
ours 1 ruly,
we have the goods to
trade with us wheci
so doing? ' -r . . ; :
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