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C T. VAJTDI VE&, Ed- and Prop. KEYTESVTLLE, - MISSOURI. 1 SdUrwdattbtpoVoffleatKtTtTlll. J TeoBl-cUM mall mttt. TrUtJ, IV. 15. 1195. Border County Notes. LIT1XGSTOX. A mcceeeful protracted meeting ! in progress at Whaling. Mrs. Lionie M. Bamsy died at ber home near Springhlll, aged 54. Mrt. Amanda Beckwith died at her home in Wheeling, aped 80 years. Benjamin Peck, a prominent far--per ot Blue Mound township, is dead. An effort I? being made to build a bridge across Grand river near Lemon. , The citizens of Sturgis ars railing money to build a combination echool hone and public ball. Peter MeArdle an aged citizen ftf TJvinffston countr. died near Graham's mill, aged 72 jeare. The county court bat employed ftwo expert! to straighten up the county books, tbey being in a bad shape. p Since tbe new police policy at Chil licotbe, the tramp route hat changed i to about ten mi lee toutb ot tbat city. Supt. Jamison will go to Macon February 15th. to be present at the .8uperintendanta club ot North Cen tral Missouri Teachers association. At a double wedding at Wheeling Uatt w-ek. the principal actors were llr.Cba. L. Blost to Mist Lydia lsmael and John W. Btose to Mist LixxieM Billingt. Sherman Lowe wat arretted at Chillicotbelatt week on the charge ot boot-legging, and in default ot bond was placed in Jail to await the action of the federal grand jury at Kansas City. A mad-dog passed through Medi ' -dns township three weekt ago biting xjome bogs and cattle. Since then e calf, taken with hydropho- 'lI. W a 1. fsMn lm .nrlninM anil ha not been heard from since. David Bowers, one ot the men who 'broke jail latt November and made tfclt escape, wat re-captured last week at Utica and . taken back to Chilli- rot he. lie it under Indictment for -Jhett and carrying concealed weap- ay TteU. 4 St. Joe railroad trctle, -Awo miles west ot Chiliicothe, wat v?"mytteriously burned one night last week, and the traint of tbat road on L the following morning, bad to go around via Galletin, via tbe Rock Island and Wabash railroads, from 'Cameron to Chiliicothe. X A man named Simt claimt to have been robbed ot $51 by a man named Ho veil at Chiliicothe. Hit story wat not believed, at both Howell .and hit wife were searched and no money found on' either. Howell wat arretted, however, for running a Jackpot nlckel-In-ths-slot machine. Foxes am becoming tnch a nujs- -aaca In tbe vicinity of Meadville, Wheeling. Fountain Grove, Bedford, Halt and Avalon, that an extentlve -drive is arranged for thie week, io which several hundred men will take part. They will form a large circle nd center at a point about a mile J -east of Bedford. Many will take part in the drit' for tbe sport, "as well at to r;l the vicinity ot the roulilom iul try-yard thieve. ic prvcauiii-i io o laicu, mat no horses or r arms will be allowed within a mU ! the place of meeting, except thos. J the mounted mar shals. 81U5E. Mrs. Louisa Myers died at ber home in Slater last week. Tbe electric lights at Marshall are not very satisfactory la their illumi nating. effects. F It is a cold day when a marriage license is not issued in Saline county, Bays the Marshal Democrat' ews. The Skater Index is under new management. F. T. Doan of Liberty, i having purchased an inteit in that ; paper ot T. E. Quisenberry. . SJ tr-r is regularly honored with a i wriii-i'ti ia the Kansas City Sanday 1 Snn.-.J it is eaid the demand for. Sons in that . town alwajs exceeds the supply. It is astonishing what an amount of satisfaction and comfort is de rivid from wearing pants, eajt the Miami .Yews. Id digging the mill well at Gilliam, solid rock has been struck and the progrees is but two feet per day. In tbe meantime the mill it unable to run for the want of water. Tim Strotber, the 18-y ear-old ne gro bay who killed Lis father at Sla ter thive years Hgo, wat caught ttealiog from tbe C. & A. cars last week, and taken to the Marshal jail for safe keeping until bis preliminary examination on tbe 14th lust. Elder Robert L. Prunty of Miami bat accepted a call at UnionvilIe,Mo. Elder Prunty was raised in tbe vicinity of Miami and tbe Aetrs speaks in tbe highest terms of him at a eooa citizen ana taiemea young preacher. The new saviors bank at Slater opened up Monday, Feb. 11th, with 150.000 capital stock. Tbe officers, I. W. Avitt, president, ilenry Clay, cashier; and IL P. Price, assistant cashier, are taid to be men of sterling ability and solid at tbe rockt of Gibralter financially. - The "Truth Club" It going to give a grand banquet on Washington's birthday. We don't know in what way tbe name it applicable, unless it it tbat '-Truth" it tabooed in itt councils. All the tame, tbey pro pose to have a big time Miami Xevra. Some excitement wat occasioned Wednesday by a negro deputy mar shal, who wat appointed to look after the colored people solely, tak log bold ot a white man. The man needed arresting we presume, but it might be well for tbe colored mar shal to understand that his interfer ence in inch cases will most proba bly secure for himself a coffin. Malta Bend Qui-llre Tbemavorof Slater it in trouble over tbe refusal of th city council to Day bit bill of $200. for emDlovinar a special deteetiv to soot" the gambling dens io tbat city, that were recently raided and routed. The prevaliog eentiment is that the result justified tbe expendi ture, bat tbe council considers that It hat no legal right to pay tbe bill, it not having been ordered by them. At tbe last term of the U. S. court at Kansas City J. C. Younger, a rela tive ot the noted outlaws ot the tame name, was tried, convicted and tent to tbe penitentiary upon a charge of bbinz the mailt ot a letter ad- dressed to a party named Samuel ' 9 Scott at Slater, containing a check for 30. Younger failed to give a satisfactory explanation of how tbe check came into his possession, hence his arrest and conviction. At the time the letter wat ttolen J. K. Davit wat deputy post-matter at Slater, hit father being tbe recently retired Republican postmaster, and last week a deputy U.S. marshal arrested the ex-deputy postmaster, tbe feder al grand jory having Indicted him at being implicated in the ttealing ot thj letter containing tht check for which Younger it now in the peni tentiary. Davit hat been admitted to bail in the turn of $1,000. Quite an exciting adventure oc curred near Cretcher, at the home ot a certain young reprobate. For sometime past petty thefts have been committed in the Leigh bo r hood, ot which not a few were traceable to the above Individual, and on Wedqeeday night ot last week a mob ot masked men went to his father's bouse and attempted to take the young hopeful from the shelter of tbe paternal roof, presum ably to administer a severe Justice without the aid of tbe law. A sharp scrimmage tuoc piiice Deiween tne white-cappers and (L young fellow and bit brothers, but the accused was draggtii into the yard, where he foogbt Uk u cger uiiJ finally in tbe darknesM uud confusion escaped from bis captors, taking refuge in a coal bank. It is baid be so He red horribly, freezing bis hands and feet before be was rescued by his friends. From the hot reception given the mob, they are of the opinion that their expedition was not a bowling success. MAOOX. A movement Is un foot to establish n canning factory at Mucoo. The llvi?r Citizen says there will b a railroad bu tt from Bevter to La Plata. The report that the Macon Foru:n bad suspended publication Is a mii- take, for that paper appears regu larly, and is at healthy, neat and newsy at ever. Jordan Lynch bt Round Grove township died, aged 40 years, and wat buried in Ten Mile cemetery. The rabbit crop it plentiful at Macon tbit year, tbe e ports supply ing that town by the wagon load. A county teachers association id to be organized soon. A meeting for organization will be held Februa ry 23rd. Meedamet Peters and ilowerton the two Shelbina women who eloped with better looking men, and were arrested at Macon, have re turnee to tneir dear bubbles, more experienced if not better women. Messrs. I. S. Miller and Chat Weakley, of Macou will probably erecetv a canning factory at that place. They have been investigat ing tbe matter and think there is moneyin it. It is estimated tbat such produce at It used by the can ning factory will bring a farmer from $50 to 00 per acre for hit land. The Macon Enterprise estimates the employment of 100 hands for 100 dayt each teaton. At a dollar a day thit would be f 10,000 each teaton paid out for help alone. A home markeMs what the farmers need for such produce, to make itt cultivation profitable. i Mr. 3ail Griffin of Macon, bat filed a auit for 3,000 against O. 11. Randall who lives thrc.-). miles south west of Shelby vllle. In 1888 Griffin was worxing lor iiandaii and one day the tatter's temper got away with bio and struck Griffin over the bead with the linet to the team be wit driving, tbe tharp tongue of the buckle sticking into his head, inflict ing a wound which eventually caus ed bim to have epileptic fits, from which he has never recovered. 11 jut returned from St. Louis where he hat been receiving treatment, and phyticlant attribute bit trouble di rectly t the blow from Randall. Uenc tblttuit. The directors in district No. 2 In Morrow township, brought suit against a young scheol boy named Luther Sisftnn for 75 cents. 1 1 seems Sisson was trying to get a drink of water and leaning his weight upon the water -stand upon which tbe bucket set, it gave way and fell to pieces. The directors demanded 75 cents for the damage, which was flatly retused, to tuit was brought to iorce payment, ouson took a change of venue to Chariton town ship and when the trial came off tbe jury found a verdict for tbe defense. Thit so enraged tbe directors that tbey appealed tue case to the circuit court and tbe papers have been filed with the circuit clerk. Tbe Macon Times eayt the case has only reach ed tbe pitiful sum of 59.C0. BAKDOLPH. Moberly't new fcity directory for 1895 has jus made Itt appearance Miss Sally Penn of Uoberly, while ascending an icy step, fell, breaking two other ribs. More money or free sleighs in Mob- erly.else the sleigh-riding in that city will have to stop. Mrs. Elizabeth McCune, wife of the late Elder John McCune, died at Renlck aged 63: Mrs. McCune was a sister of J. O. Dougherty of Salis bury. At tbe trial of Comer Mitchell and Matbew Elliott, charged with dis turbing a meeting of the Salvation Army at Moberly recently, they were discharged. There will be no change In the number of tbe wards In Moberly, tbe effort to reduce tbe number, from six to four having failed to meet the approval of the city council. A Moberly postman named Geo. Awarded Hlfbest Honors Worlds Fair. MEWS .!OST PERFECT MADE A pr t aje'l"rra ofTartar Powder. Fre. 'rt 'HimonL, A!- " t any other adulterant wm -J YEARS TKiTANDARD. Scott's r Emulsion the cream of Cod-liver Oil, with Hypophosphites, is for Coughs, Colds, Soro Throat, Bronchitis, Weak Lungs, Consumption, Loss of Flosh, Emaciation. Weak Dabios, Crowing Children, Poor Mothers' Milk, Scrofula, Anaemia; in fact, for all conditions call ing for a quick and effective nourishment. SenJferPampkUt. Fret. ScotU8oMM.R.Y. AllOrvcgitU. 60c and It Elsea, in turning on an icy door step, slipped and throwing op his bands to catch himself, his right fore-finger caught in a heavy door that ffas closing, mashing it into a jelly. Henry B. Tobias, once a promi nent Moberlv photographer, died at St. Margaret's hospital in Kansas City, aged 45 years. A few days be fore his death he handed $17 to e friend to pay bis funeral expenses, that being all he possessed, together with a letter for his daughter who lives somewhere In New York, he not knowing where. J. W Moberly, a traveling sales man selling shoemaker's supplies for a Uoberly bouse, was arrested at Glasgow, being mistaken by the of ficer, as one of the men connected with the Burlington train robbery, near Ottumwa, Iowa, his discription being almost identical with tbat of tbe robbers. Of course he was re leased. HOWAKD. Sebree is now patting on airs with a tri weekly mail. The water famine in the vicinity of Glasgow is still causing great incon venience. A Glasgow borticulturaliet says It requires a fall of 15 degrees below zero to kill tbe peach crop. The Fayette Democrat-Banner has "branched out" into a eemi-weekly mere a. lew more enterprising pa pers thei .ue D.-B. Turner Williams of near Fayette has sheep that are sheep. One of his ewes has dropped twins and two others triplets this season. lhe tajette Leader Is prepanng to issue a souvenir edition. The principal 'souvenir" the owners ex pect, Is tbe fllthy lucre they hope to make ont of the enterprise. George Williams and Dick Stiles, both negroes, are serving a 90 days' sentence in the Howard connty jail They butchered a hog belonging to Cbas. Besgron without bis know ledge or consent. A mad dog made Its appearance at Glasgow one dar last week and bit Wm. Pennock, who immediately went to Armstrong where a mad stone Is owned, and applied the stone to the wound to which it at once adhered. It is thought tbe poison was entirely drawn ont, says tbe Missourian. CoL Jack Williams, after contin uous service of more than 20 years has concluded to resign tbe superin tendency of tbe connty poor farm. There are said to be some 20 appli cations for Col Williams' official shoei. which would Indicate that looking after Howard connty pan pen was a paying job. Tbe. story published In the New tbat Franklin Echo to tbe effect Mrs. Wm. Hickman's bonnet. with blood In It, bad been louod on a brash pile in tbe woods, and tbat suspicions of foal play had been aroused, has proven to be without oundation as Mrs. Hickman is alive and well and enjoying a visit to her aunt, Mrs. Moss, at Pullman, Wash. mabelaqea: Smith and Mr. J. C. Mips Annie Miller. Mr. James L. Murphy and Miss. Annie Downey, both of neat Fayette. Mr. Luther C. Overstreet of Black- born, Saline connty, and Miss Mattie Jones of Fayette. At Glasgoy, Mr. .John Schiegzer of Saline county to Mis Mary Kedder man of Chariton connty, by Bev. Father Thobe. ' cabeoll. .... John Zimmerman, who had his skull fractured two weeks ago by the kick of a horse, died last week at his home near Norborne. An an U-cfgarette league has been organized at Una. An old resident named Oliver. Boyer died near Bogard. Miss Luanda Hard wick died at Carrollton, aged 75 years. Their are two men at DeWitt who claim they can each euck 14 dozen eggs inside of an hour. A man from the Gourd, south of Wakenda, claims to have a chicken with a human face. The public echool enrollment at Carrollton is 1.1G6, of which 923 are white and 213 colored. The nigh echool pupils at Carroll ton are arranging for a Washing ton's birthday entertainment. Tbe solicitude of some ot Carroll- ton's young bloods causes them not to take their girls sleigh-riding for fear the dear creatures will contract pneumonia. A Carrollton paper tells of a crazy colored boy of that place known as "Andy," sleeping in a furnace at the jail in order to keep warm. ' That town must indeed' be. cold, if each extreme measures are required to keep from freezing. When the ill-fated steamer "Elbe," tbat was recently sunk in the British Channel carrying with her to a watery grave 374 people, made her rirst voyage from Bremen to New York, Mr. John Valbrachl of Carrollton was one of her passen gers. In the circuit court Friday last, Judge Bucker granted an applica tion of the state for a continuance of tbe case of the State of Missouri vs. n M . m m m . cam i bneiton, cnarged witn mur der, at the state's cost, one of the atate's witnesses being sick and una ble to attend. The commissioners appointed by the county court of Chariton to con fer with the county court of Carroll, regarding the building of a bridge across Grand river, connecting the two counties at Brunswick, did eo last week, bat the judges of Carroll county refused to make the appro t nation of $0,000 as requested by theChatlton county commissioner. Andrew Jenkins a Wakenda mer chant, is in tbe habit of carrying the days receipts of his store to. bis home every night, protecting him self with a cocked six-shooter. Last Thursday morning, after returning to his store, he accidently dropped the revolver, whicb went off inflict ing a severe wound in one of his an kles. There has been organized at Mead ville a K. O. T. M. tent. 1 Thomas A. Rowland of Bevier, has been appointed deputy recorder of the county. A mandoline and guitar club has been organized at Bevier with 10 members. Tbe sports at Meadville are amus ing themselves with circular fox hunting. . Mrs. G. H. Jackson of Brokfield and Lt. T. Jackson oi Trfplett were married atBrookfleld last week. On accoant of an unusual amuunt of business, the county court has been compelled to hold several night sessions. The work of numbering houses in Brookfleld is progressing rapidly The work on the city directory will be commenced next week. There is an interesting revival meeting In progrees at. Brookfleld, conducted by Bishop Albert Mack, a colored evangelist, who is scid to be very talented. The Linneus News very gracefully dons the attire of being the "official paper of the county," after a vaca tion of eight years from that dis tinction. At Sc. Catharine a man was so elated over the arrival of a fine boy at his house, that he worked outside all day in zero weather, wihout coat, vest or hat. Peter Carmichaei, who left the vi cinity of Marceline "to find a better place than Missouri," after spending year in Kansas, has returned to hie first love. Tbe Linneus Bulletin, eays.there is no likhhood of hard times in that county this year, there being ' plenty of money in circulation and good crop pro pect. Wes Collier of Seeley Chapel while unloading cord wood at Brookfleld, his team took fright at a locomo tive and ran away. Collier was badly hurt by some wood falling up on him. The Marceline Mirror advises its readers not to "search its columns for proceedings of the legislature, for it isn t ooing anytning worm men tioning." That is poetry well put in. Only $ 601 has been collected out of .the $3,707.95 due the Marceline school district, and unless more is forthcoming shortly, the schools will have to be closed for lack of funds. "Captain Tom," the burly good uaiureu utrgru r nuu uutre cuures around Marceline for "tbe drinks," drew a "razah" on his lady love, for which he was arrested and sent to the Linneus jail. The Bucklin Herald, is evidently not appreciated in a manner that it deserves, and will cease publication with its next issue. Eugene Williams is getting up a good paper for Buck lin and enouid receive a liberal pat ronage. The Gazette tells of a unique baby's party at Brookfleld, the in vitations of which, being a dainty little card with a dainty little photo graph of a dainty little lady, who bad arrived at the ripe old age of one year. Wm. McConnell, aged 83 years, who had resided in Linn county since 1845, died at bis home 4 miles southeast o! Brookfleld last week. His eon Wm. S. McConnell. resides in uuanton county. When the calaboose at Linneus was burning one night last week, a sleeping tramp was dragged from his cell therein, and when asked if hs would have awakened of bis own ac cord, answered: "Yes, in h 1." ; Editor Will C. Walker's Citizen seems to improve with every issue, and is a paper that Bevier may well be proud of. It is undoubtedly the best ever published, in that, black diamond city, and it is no wonder that place is improving with so able a champion as the Citizen. A petition was presented to the Linn county court asking that body to order an election to decide wheth er the county should avail itself of county school supervision. Tho pe tition not having the requisite num ber of freeholders, the prayer . was decnied. " The assistant station agent; at Bucklin, Ollie Osborne, fell i& love with Miss Lou Wyett, daughter of the late James H. Wyett. The girl's family objected to the match, so the ennnrv nnnnla rxiart thma..M rn Macon where the sacred f obligations of man and wife were taken. The rabbit plague has reached Marceline in a most virulent form, and the animal now . serves as a butcher shop sign, a center for pies on the restaurant, hotel and board ing house tables, a decoration for show windows, and in life following; his old line of usefulness in pruning; orchards. J. J. Fruin, a farmer living near Meadville. uses rwrularlr Drinted stationery. In speaking of the same, the Messenger ' Informs its readers tbat any printing office can famish paper, envelopes, etc', co the farmers, all printed nicely, for less money than they can buy the plain paper eieewuere. Dr. Lewis H. Bogers, who died . at Meadville last week, was in the con federate army four years, and dur ing that time was captured by the federals three tiaaos. escaping and re turning to his army each time. He was a brave soldier in the battles of Booneville, Lexington, Fulton and Dry Wood, besides an extended cam paign in the South. Dick Bruce, who was raised in Grantsville township and went to Oklahoma during the boom, bas ufpu srrKHieu auu is now 111 jail ai 1 ' J . : I a. Kingfisher in default of $1,500 bond. on the charge of murder. - He claims that the man whom be killed, met him in the woods and attempted to kill him, and tbat tbe murder was in self-defense. Bruce bore an excellent reputation at Grantsville and vicin : ity. - - A man's reputation depends upon , the kind of material bis character is built of. If he . lays down a few stodes' Of 'deceit; dishonesty and un- be a'very weak structure inheed; but if be is careful to .select the square. . smooth stones of principles and up-, rightness he need not concern him self about reputation.