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Easier Kroday fells ea.Vril 5th
this year. The ZaktTjrxxfect wire aaahnjr the test, aaf .isfar sale at HoloMbTs. A wcdliWicfcteT The La TTle 5 crnt dgat. Hard U lloar.is the La Ticc cfgir. for sale bfiflJV ide-awake akr- Try one CWjund pail of jdjr at :SL hL Vhius. Only 25 ml5 cr Co to BriS fuTifToccries. gtumr. qjccnvcre, timwe, candies, cijurs std tobacco. Try those niains.at Swain's. TUfj Mic dandies astl the best of it feciir jcUng them 35 pcis for $1.00. GsitP.Y..VB. Drill for clover ced. and Tiw:!La 'flake 5-cent jrou w2lUnokc;no other. WYan you svoke, smoke something that brorthoking. The La Take 5-cent c5aa. cr fail to give ucisac- tion. I han 5obuj"iels. each, of doice clover aoil UraoSiy seed for sale. B. C Smvtz, Mendon, J3o I carry a. full litre of undertakers' goods and auoke funeral directing a specialty. ftricestlfc: lowest. J. 1. Moore. MT011 CCUM'S TAXABLE WEALTH FOR 1896 A Magnificient Showing. Her Personal Property Valued at 1,529,329, and Her Real Estate at U, 149,236. A Net Increase of $278,282 Over the Year 1895. member wScn-y want grocerjes that lir.H'x stock is all nrw and fiesh. and Wat he will nuke on bottom prices. Yov can find a complete stock tS staple And fancy grocer at Swains and at prices to compare with 8o-cent com. for vour narkv or siting room? If so. you can get thr very lUr est styles of J ri Moore. 15; caats a complete jjne at bottom icrrs. The brge sales of La TjJie cigars - fully prox their superior mjaits. For ale by SL.M. White, Age .Bros, and :?Ian$man & Rick, Kc1esville, Mo. It is slid that women ta!k less in Tcbruary thr any other month. The .reason of this strange .fact is tha Feb TBtry u shorter than any other cwnth. Most pecp'e are fond of rice.butit is generally so Ugh that few erer ne it- This obstacle is overcome when you learn that Swain sells 35 pounds Jbr $1.0 3. W. L. McCamjbea, one of Yellow Creek township's successful farmers and prominent stockmen, is building a tenant house on his farm which will be occupied by Frank Dexter. Ycu will never know tin you try them but the La Takes are the best 5 cent cgars on the market. They are aold by S. M. White, Agee Bros, and llansman & Rick, Keytcsville, Mo. Do you neail a iik- window shade! ses an! Jennets 5 I 111 A Ikkvr we give the amount of Chariton . county's taxable wealth, both real and (Kxjonal, for the year 1896 as returned by the various township assessors for sail jean BEE BRANCH TOWNSHIP. No. . Valve. Average. Horses 862 $18,260 $21.18 100 100.00 .Mrs. W. H. TWomas n.d daughter. lura, and baby boy, CLarlie, came dom from CarnAl county the first of the e.'k an 1 remxaied unil yesterday afteraoon the fcue!s of Mnu Thomas sister Mrs. C P. VoDdivec. Gro to Hannman & Rick and call for their 1891 hand-made Bour bon. You will find it matured well, palata ble and strictly pure. Miller LeiiSey and family, who have been living on the Wm. E. Hill farm, two miles west of town, which Mr. Hill recently sold to Florissant Hoodie, have moved to town and now occupy the K. G. Willctt residence property, Dear the court-house. The weather propl et who predicted a cold winter did.Vt know as much about the weather as the ground-hog that came out of his lair on Feb. and, and after taking a few observations and also failing to see his shadow, concluded that winter was alout over and declined to go back in his hole. Wrttam Watter son is erecting . a large building, just- north of H. Black & S n's store at Sumner, which will be occupied by O'Malley & Watterson with a stock of agricultural and fann ing implements. ' Ttf hen ycu want the TJure article, try Kel logg's pure, hand made sour-mash whis lioy. . The People's arty committee, of Chariton cointy, c eet at Salisbury to morrow morning for the urpose of howling tie-r first 1 owl for ti e cam paign of 18)6.' 1 he People's party is, fiexhaps, less harmless thin a wolf, but hcwls a great deal IcuJcr. A few Sumner parties have filled their ice-houses with Miss'ssippi rier ice frcra Keokuk, Iowr, which cost thm$r.65 a ton delivered by the Itcrlingtc n route at Sun ner. The ice is very fine and is 11 inches thick. The Wabash asks $1.30 a ton for ice delivered at Keytcsville. The Sumner Sar ot inic n that Charm n Messrs. Hansman & Rick, of Key tcsville, received 15 tons of ice over the Wabash last Monday from Clear Lake, Iowa, which they put in their ice-house, near their distillery. The frozen liquid was 2 1 inches thick and cost $2.30 a ton put down at Kcytes ville station. Mules... 143 3,170 22.16 CflttlC m m m I$5 Sheep... 375. Hogs 2,359 Money, Notes and llonds AB other Personal ftoperty 17,621 12.07 478 1.29 3.707 1-57 . 10,908 ; 9 873 Fans Lands. . Town Ixts, N. Total ..64,117 No. Acrks. Value. Average. 3.352 $.'54.051 $ 4-91 .... 27 2,145 7944 .$220,313 Total 156,196 Grand Total. .j HOW UNO CREXN "TOWNSHIP. No. . Value. Average. Horses 548 ..$13,485 $ 24.61 Asses and Jennets. . Mules Cattle Sheep Hogs 3 229. 721. 68. .1,184. 30 10.00 6,860.: 29.96 ...... 6,961 9.65 68 1.00 m 222 205 Money, Notes and Donds y . -25,360 All other Personal ProiKirty 12,502 . t Total...; ::$67,687 No. Ack-s. j- Value. Averace. Farm I.ands 18.595.01 -$192,205 $10.34 Town Lots, No 263.,, ' 15,650 57 Total $"7,255 Grand Total $274,942 ItRUNSWICK TOWNSHIP. No. 'l Value. Averace. Horses 1,728 :. .-.$28,785 . $ 16.65 Asse and Jennets.... 16 '..'. 805. Mules 409 7-345. Cattle 2,011 121,685. Sheep 229 i ' 231. Hogs 3-8o9- - I 4.7 24. Money. Notes and Bonds.. 1194,282. 11 other Personal Property 49,446 . , 50.00 17.96 10.78 1. 00 1.24 Total ..'.$307,303 No. Acres. v j -Value. Averaok. Farm Lands $44.336-3 $350.33 $ 7 9 Town Lots, No. v. .. . 932 ........ -$i54325 166.00 Circuit Cerk Richardson spent Wednesday in St. Ixuis, looking after the interests of his ward, I.evi Fawks, who is attending the St. Ixuis School of Pharmacy. Mr. Richardson re ports I-evi as getting along nicely, and says he has a good prospect for ob tuning a desirable pos'tion in a whole sale and retail dm 4 establishment lo cated on Finney avenue. M. F. Courtney, tic jun'or proprie tor of the Keytcsville Roller mills, has rented thr Presb)terian parsonage and will move to Keytcsville from his farm, three miles northeast of town, between the 1 st and 10th of March. Keytcs ville has plenty of room for such citi zens as Millard Courtney and his ex cellent family, and the Courier ex tends to them a cordial welcome. '..'04,655 " ita Total Grand Total sat $811,958 CHARITON lOWNSHIJ. No. ' 'j Value. , Averace. Horses 460 ;. ij .$9,200 $ 2C.00 Mules 206 L .' 5,150 25. co Cattle 689 1. 6,890 10.00 Sheep 129...... n.j. . 1129..... Hogs ".303. . . . . . . J. . . 2,610. . . . Money, Notes and Bonds . ...... .' ; . 2,810 All other Personal Property 6,928 i.eo 2.00 it Total v.' $337 7 No. Acres. t' Value. Average. Farm Lands 21,371.71 $I35.325 $ 6-3 Town Lots, No 209 1 3095 14-S Total ;....j.$i38,42o Grand Total CLARK TOWNSHIP. No. ' Value. et resies the county could cot do a more hsrdscme thing fir her self than to send Capt. F. M. Lewis, if. Sumner, to r present her '.n the lcgu latcre. " In the first place nothing col oected with scch a htmely cuss as Capt. Ixwis could oss.:bIy be consid ered handsome," and in the second place the captain will have to charge lis iolitics and learn that the war is ever before he could ever be elected to a county office in Chariton county The "O. K." Disc Sharpener com pat.y is a new cencern that recently laur.chcd hVcorr mercial bark at Kansas City. The company has a capital stock of $5,000. Those holding stock are Messrs. J. J. Kcndrick and J. W. Simp;on. of Hiunswick, and four Kansis Gty gentlemen. The inven tion is one fcr use in sharpening disc I arrows, a number of which Messrs I endrick and S'mpson sHl in t: country last year. It is a go d th;r. and they are d..enuineJ to pul t along. We were handed a late Pleasant Hill. Cass county, paper by our fellow-townsman, Sjuire Wheeler, from which we learn that small-pox has broken out in that to vn with respects of spreading rapidly, as some ten cases had developed before one was sufficiently virulent to determine the true character of the disease. Quar antine measures have been adopted and every precaution will be taken to prevent the spreading of the malady. At last accounts there had been one death. Our young friend, W. A. Crawley, hxs engaged to JuJge H. C Minter to do the clerical work in the probate of fice that has lccn so accqtably per formed by lTobate Clerk Thos. E. Mackay for the iast 3 1-2 years, the latter having resigned to look after his interests in his candidacy for public administrator. Judge Minter has se cured the services of a competent as .V.ant in the jerson of young Craw 'y, and WilP is also good-looking, la it nam?! iiialiiic&tlwri Lcln an 'vantn th.it Tm' f iends never a- u-cd him of Oiacs i.tg. Horses 916 Asses and Jennets ' 2 Mules 222...... Cattle 991.'... . Sheep .. . 187 Hogs 1,638 Money, Notes and llonds All other Personal lropcrty $172,137 A VI RAGE. ..1.$ 3I7o $i8-39 65 3350 ..4. 3875 "7-45 ' 9.914. 10.00 .:J. 199 io6 2,150 i-3 1 2.790 9928. ....... Total J. .$42,091 No. Acres.- ' .Value.- Average. Farm I.ands 23.039.60 14107,150 4-65 Town Lots, No 137 1.920 14-01 Total 109.070 Grand Total $i57.ii COCK R ELL TOWNSHIP. No. Value Average Horses 677 $ 12,110 $17.88 Asses and Jennets .. .. 3 40 13.00 Mules -. .. 95 1,780 Cattle 1.071...; ...... 12,553 Sheep 457 457 Hogs -. ,939 !939 ' Money. Notes and Bonds 12.427 J AH other Personal Property 6, 294 The Best Advertisement 18.73 1 1.72 1 .00 1. 00 Total $47,600 No. Acxls Value Farm Lagdi 21.990.82 9343 Average . . 4 25 Total $93,483 Grand Total CUNNINGHAM T0WNHIP. No. Value. Horses 1,084 Asses and Jennets 12 300. Mules 231 4'472 Cattle 2,280 20.236. Sheep 1,566 1.566. Hogs 2.3S8 .... 3 332. Money, Notes and Itonds 16 88c . All other Personal Property 14-679. .$141,083 Average. 4 18,612 $17-17 25.00 19.36 8.88 1. 00 1.39 Farm IjnJs. Total $80,077 N?. .lRKSv Vm.uk. 39 56s:-7 t?9J- (Couft.iL I cm Sti fJge.) Average. . . 4 80 TS a well pleased customer, is an old saw, tut it is --a8 true to-day as in the past. . Our many custo mers are continually attesting to the superior mer its of our stock of GROCERIES, TOBACCO, CIGARS, GLASSWARE, QUEENSYVARE, ETC., and all agree that our prices, considering the qual ity of Goods, are the VERY LOWEST . 1 We sell Chase & Sanborn's Coffee, which, has nc equal, as it was awarded highest honors at the World's Fair. It is the VERY BEST, the BEST being none to good for our customers. ALL KINDS OF COUNTRY PRODUCETAKEM IN EXCHANGE. COME AND SEE US. . Yours Truly, AGEE BROS., Keytesville, ifd. hi III The , Key tesville Lumber Company send greetings to their numerous friends and customers, and take pleasure in nonncing that they are still at the Ha'd: of the Procession with a full line of .1 Hair i. i- ..s Lime Sash, Doors, Blinds Ccrrjcrit, Luirber, and Builder's Hardware, And are making the lowest possible figures on everything in their line. If you are contemplating building ' anything from a dog house to a . man sion, don't fail to get the prices of the Keytesville: Lumber Co., w. w. Hancock, Manager. PI . 7: MILLINERY..: ; : AnnouncementL Mrs. C P. Vandlver will leave for St. Louis about March 0th to make her purchases of Spring and Summer Millinery. The styles will be unusually pretty and attractive this season. The changes from last season are very marked both as to colors aud shapes. '55.' 1 14 : : : millinery. : : : : : : PS w . v.