Xatrl nt trv F-i-t-oTl at K?ytrlUe.
Ji Next Monday, Sept. Gth, is labor
J. ?.t. Halley, Kr,teivi!e, wact3 a!!
cf the egjs he can gcL
The ICcitesviilc public schools ojven
Try 4 pounds of Monarch roasted
coffee for Si at A. M. Brill's.
R. J. Williams came up from St
Louis last Saturday and remained un
til Monday noon visiting friends
For the most complete
and most stylish line of
clothing in Chariton coun
ty, call on Wm. Rosen
stein, Brunswick, Mo.
The Courier is glad tD hear that
car young friend, MasteT Tom Scott
cf Mirceline, a grandson of Uode
Tom" Dliott of KeytesviUe, is con
"vakscing Irons ma attack of typhoid
Messrs. Sislcr & Tailor hrpped a
car load. each, cf hozs and cattle from
Kcytesvi! to St. Louis usl Monday.
A Mr. Wocdi cf Pa' ten a'so shipped
a car load of cattle from KeytesviUe to
tlc same mailet on the same day.
The Cockier U pained to learn
that Miss IX.IU Whireraan of Marccl
ioc. the lovely daughter of J. White
man, ho mas once engaged to the
hardware business at this place in co
partnership with W. D. Vaoghan, is
sow very low with dropsy and that
Iter recovery is extremely doubtful.
Gro to Jos. F. Hans
man and call for his
1891 hand-made Bour
bon. You will find it
matured well, palata
ble and strictly pure.
Xliss Ela Meyer, one of Shannon
dale accomplished yourg ladies, and
"-o basso ably represented the Cour
ier as correspondent at tVat place for
some time, will leave for Fayette next
Monday to enter school at Howard-
I'ajnc college. W'e hope for Miss
IXa a pcav.nt sca.on at school.
P-cirg av'.Jic'.c I to jludiout habits c
lnow her lime uul le spent profita-
A. S. PounJ. ICifj.. of near Hardin.
Hay cc-unty. came c'own to Kcytes
vil!e Wednesday night and made u a
pleasant call Thursday. He rqorts
the firmer Chariton county people
liin in and near Hardiu as lcing
well, wi;h the exception ot Janus
Portcrfuld, who died some to weeks
since. He had gone cn a visit to
some relatives in Lafayette county,
and hi!c there was taken with a con
gestive chill from which he never re
covered. Henry Forest, an attack of Keytes
viEe's street railway, had his Sunday
shoes stolen from his room at the
Urown house on Friday of last week.
Some men, who had been stopping at
that hostelry canvassing for pictures to
enlarge, were suspected of the theft
and Henry followed thcra to Salisbury.
The suspects readily consented to the
proposttioo to search their grips, which
was done, but the missing footwear
could not be found. And this is why
Henry is still sad.
A sroashup occurred at Centenary
chapel, fire miles northwest of Keyles
Tille. last Monday night, caused by a
vehicle owned by D. W. Bayne back
ing into Mrs. John Broaddus buggy,
which was occupied at the time by
Jvroeit and Miss Bcttie Broaddus, both
f whom were thrown out of the bug
fj without sustaining any injury, but
the conveyance was badly wrecked.
Mrs- Bayne was also hurled to the
ground and sustained a severe spra'ra
to one of her ankles. Her dress was
caught in one of the wheels and was
1 Urn in?n shrccs befcre il e ccu'd lc
extricated from her priion pve liej
mcnt. lerthini; considered, all par
ties concerned hive every reasi to
congratulate themselves over the ac
cident'i not having resulted more dis-
-Mioter & Daw-
For the best Michigan barrel salt
go to A. M. Brill.
The Marccline fair begins
Wednesday, Sp- S;b, and continues
Bring your egg to J. M. Halley,
KejtesI!Jc, and get the highest mar
let price in ca Ju
Have you seen the Dakota walking
hat f ir young ladi.s and miises? If
not, you should call and sec it at Mrs.
C P. Vandi vet's.
Rev. J. T. Cose and Circuit Clerk
II. Ik Richardson arc in attendance
upon the M. 11 ckcrch. South, con
ference at Albany, Ma, this week.
Go to Rosenstein, Bruns
wick, for an up-to-date
line of Dress Goods, Dry
Goods and Notions.
F. J. FJlis has bought 80 head of
steers and heifers from D. R. Buffing
ton, which, with 40 head of bis own,
he will feed at Guthridge MHls this
m and winter.
Bargains in al! lands of
ready-made chothing at
Welch & McKittrick's.
Born, to Licscy Hilton and wife of
near Guthridg; Milli, a fine pirl baby
last Sunday n-l.t. Mother and babe
arc doing well, but the proud father
has not showed up sic re.
J G. Bartow c4 Triplett is preparing
to build a new house on the notth
half of what i known as the Henry
Fubank farm. 2 i-a miles northeast of
TrrplelL J. P. Snider will do the
Masters Caswell and -Bud Court
ney. two of Keytesvulc's manly boys
left last Tuesday by private convey
ance for Sweet Springs, Saline county,
to visit their aunt, Mrs. T. J. Johns,
met Miss Alice Hancock.
Now is the time to buy your furni
ture, and J. P. Moore's is the place to
buy it. large stock and latest de
signs in all kinds of furniture, all
new goods. His prices can't lc du
plicated in Chariton county. Call and
examine his goods and get his prices.
A. C. Vandivcr went up to Chd.i
coth." yesterday altcmccn to it end
the regular monthy meeting of the
board of rran.-.trcrs cf the Irdustiial
lid us for Girl u Miii Fannis IV. ce
accompanied him to visit htr siitcr.
Miss NAnnlc, who i coe of the
efHrient houic-kcepcrs cf that institu
tion. Mrs John Broaikh:s of three miles
northwest tf town graciously remem
bered the CouRit.R yesterday by pre
senting us with a r.ire lot tf g'apts.
There is nothing tlfmt we cnvy in life
more than these latlc courtesies, for
they materially assist in smoothing
down the rough places is, an editor's
John F. Robinson cf Miami spent
Sunday in Ke)tcsvi'.le basking in the
smiles of one of our blithe and beauti
ful damsels. Mr. Robinson has been
indisposed for some time from the ef
fects of an stuck cf malarial fever,
nd started Monday night last for
Raton. New Mexico, in the hope f
recuieratin his shattered health. It
is needless to say that the results of
of New Mexico's climate on dear
John physical condition will be
awaited with most eager anxiety bjr
his Kcytesville lady love.
We always believed that no part of
Chariton county possessed finer soil or
arcater agricultural and horticultural
possibilities than Cunningham town
ship, and the receipt of two monster
apples yesterday afternoon fi!y con
firms this opinion. These bean i'ul
and colossal specimens ot the horticul
tural world are of the Russian King
variety and were sent to ye editor'
with the compliments of Messrs. R. B.
Kilpatrick and Ixwis lisle, and were
nUrd on the fertile Cirm of these rrn-
j lc men near Sumner. The largest cf
. the two apples measures a little over
15 iuthes in cumctcr ad wrighed
irj ouiKTS. down weight, Lra fust
: plucked from ihc tree. The second
in size in casta cs 14 uv.hc in circum
jfcrcccc accTueihi 19 cuncrs. W'e
tLc; e to be able to winter corrdittably
Money to Loak
j on these two big apples.
If you want the cash for them j
bring your eggs to J. M. Halley, Key
Go ta Brill for groceries, glassware,
quceasware, tinware, candies, cigars
Spiire John Bayne of Cockrcll
township is quite sick with something
like pneumonia, superinduced by hay
Mrs. C P. Vandivcr will leave for
St. I-ouis sometime next week for the
purpose of ptirch: stn a stock of fall
and winter millinery.
Rosenstein, of Bruns
wick, leads the procession
of Chariton county mer
chants on Carpets and
Born, to Mr. and Mrs. Milton Ben
nett at the home ol Mrs. Bennetts
parents. Mr. and Mrs. A. S. Taylor,
2 i-a mCcs north of KeytesviUe,
Wednesday, Sept. 1st, an 8-pound
Mis. J. M. DcMoss and daughter,
Miss Annie May, were called to Cen
tral la, Boone county, Tuesday nfcht
to attend the obsequies of Mrs. De-
Moss" sister, Mrs. J. G. Wiseman, who
died Monday night after an illness of
George C OigTsr. Howard coun
ty's j-cpular collector, came up. to
ICeytcavillc bt Tuesday to take back
his two sons. Masters Willard T. and
Joe W. ho had lecn vLiting their
sster, Mrs. WJttr R. Swain cf five
m'.tcs r.orihacit of ICeytesvi'de.
Maj. J. H. Finks, for many years a
resident of Salisbury, will soon em-
baik in the furniture business at Glas
gow. The major formerly lived in
Howard county, and his many friends
within the borders 01 the mother of
counties' will warmly welcome him
will not be undersold on
dry goods, clothing, dress
goods, gents' and ladies
furnishing goods, boots,
shoes and groceries.
B. S. Minor and family of Checotah,
Indun Territory, axe visiting relatives
in the vicinity ol Scribncr school-house.
Mr. Minor Uft this county seven cr
eight years ago for the Indian Terri
tory, but the Cof Rii-R has been keep
ipg l i.npostrd on Canun county do
inp all these ears of his absence
from her heaved lordcrs.
Wc regret to Wrn tliat George I
Frariir u BrrckHcU, a veteran sol
flier, happened to a fearful accident
t);at may roc iatal. vhile cn his re
turn Irt m Use IlJlulo t. A. K. cc-
ran;n) ent. 1 1 e 1 ad stopped at Utica,
N. V.. to visit some relatives and
while there wa struck by a trolly car.
which severed lth of his legs below
the knits. His recovery is douhtfJ.
A blatbsnalte, anywhere from four
to six feet in length and from three to
five inches in diameter, varying in sire
and length according to the opinion o
those who saw it. was discovered by
Jaaitor Torn Cruse behind the west
hall door of the court house yesterday
roorring. "Torn at once sounded
a note of alarm, and Recorder B. H.
Smith, armed with a poker, and dep
uty, J. M. Mascn, armed with a piece
cf picture moulding about 15 feet long,
and Mavor Knacs, armed with the
dignity of his e ffice and a dislike for
snakes, rushed to Mr. Cruse's rescue.
and son di(Miched his scakeship.
It is supposed that the reptile escaped
from some cf the county officers'
boots, but not a mother's son of them
will acknowledge it.
HItbcst Honors World's Fair.
MOST PERFECT MADE
1 fcocn AmmcnLi, Alum or any other adulterant
f l 1
Q Years the. Standard
An elegant dozen ot photcs onlv
$1.00 at Whitios's.
Mrs. C P. Vandiver is showing a
nice line of new velvets. riLbons, tips,
flowers and face veilings.
It will pay you to co'-ne t3 Keytes
vil!e thi week and get a dozen of
those fir.t photo3 of Mr. Whiting's for
The new Baptist chuich at Clark.
Randolph county, was dedicate 1 last
Sen Jay. Rev. McManahan of Fay
ette preached the dedicatory sermon.
I have new goods at lowest living
prices for cash. Call and see mc and
I will convince you that it will pay
you to buy your millinery for spot cash.
Mns. C 1. Vanuiver.
R. II. Beazley of Brunswick is put
ting in the brick foundation for ex
Sheriff Dcmpsey's new six-room cot
tage on the corner of Iincoln avenue
and Ridge street. When the new
building is completed " Mr. Dempscy
rill have cce cf the cos'est and pret
tiest homes in KeytesviUe.
F. J. FJlis is putting in a new dam
at his water mill at Guthridge Mills.
The old dam was built Co years ago
and Franklin thought it was about to
give way, but it had to be torn out by
the use of axes, croa bar?, etc. Mr.
Klis, by the way, is now grinding with
Wheat $i per bushel,
but you can still get 17
pounds of granulated and
20 pounds of good brown
sugar for $1 at Welch &
Another wreath of laurels has been
won by Rev. Garrett L. Allen, an old
Chariton county boy of near Roanoke
who has been taking a theologi
cal course at Rochester, N. Y., for the
past three years. The new wreath of
burels consists of his having been
awarded the highest honors in that
school, which entitle him to a free
four years' scholarship at Harvard
Judge W. W. Ruckcr on his return
from his recent trip and visit to West
Virginia brought ex-Sherifl J. J. Jbore
a sprig containing six apples that was
cut from an apple tree raised
from seed left by Gen. Pobt. K. Ixe's
army cn one of West Virginia's noted
battle-field. Judge Ruclcr also
brought Mt. JfiAne four bullets that
tverc picket! up on tlic same field of
battle. Of course Ar. Jbote is very
proud of them, -and takes pleasure in
showing tltem to his friends.
Word conies fiom Glasgow that
I-. M. Watch of kejtcsvihe.
who had her riht Ig broken just
above the ankle in a runaway acci
dent, near Glasgow, on Monday of
last we-ek, an account of which was
published in the last issue of the
CouRiiiK, is somewhat improved, but
is still in a very precarious condition.
Her numerous KeytesviUe friends and
relatives Itope to shortly hear of
a decided change for the better, and I
that she will soon be able to return
Our estiraablc and deserting young
friend, John P. Shaughnessy, was
appointed tax-attorney yesterday af
ternoon by County Treasurer John
Knappeoberjer, vice J. M. Adams
of Salisbury, resigned, to accept
a poritioo on the St. Ix)uis
Post-DisMcfu We commend the
good judgment of IV. r. Knappen
berger in selecting Mr. Shawghnessy
to succeed Mr. Adams, and at the
same time congratulate John V. upon
having received the appoiatmenL
We confidently predict that he wil
make life a burden to the jies&erous
The will ofJti. Dr. G. T. Hender
son of Salisbury was admitted to
probate last Jbnday. By its
provisions her husband is left S50 and
one bed and bedcHng. and the rest of
deceased's property, both real and per
sonal, amounting to about $3 000, is
left to her two daughters. Bertie and
Je5C. W. A. Thomas is named as
executor of the mill and has duly
juilificd and taken out letters testa
ieutary. The will was made on the
iclh day of February, 1X97, and was
witnessed by Harry Sinclair and John
vDr r .r . r, t re: g rare g
r . . T normr q -frill 7rva rvf 1 S
tJr 8 Balder I jtf
il h hi aprTect g
$t Qlidden 1 1 1
.i W S Wire, ?s M
Tj ji O Wo Wire F,nC? J (
j I j Poultry ft-lini, I
! I Q, with a ftdl line of H
I f Builders "HardxAarc O II
f HI Z and sTl?
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Estimates made at all times on
Builders' Material. Lumber at the
lowest possible rates. None can
undersell or excell.
M, H. HOECOMB
Bring all the family for a doll, r at
JissFJla Jagroder of Brunswick
is the guest of her little friend, Jiss
Jean Knappenberger of KeytesviUe.
Jrs. Frank Kennedy of Carrcllton
is visiting her parents. County Treas-
urer John Knappenbergei and wife.
. Mr. Whiting intcndedTeaving tl is
week, but oning to such a rush for
those fine $1.00 photos he i'l remain
one week longer.
Warner Ford U acting as deputy
constable during the absence of Con
stable F. M. Veatch at the bedside of
his wife in Glasgow.
Misses Amne and Bootsey Grinstead
returned home last Friday from a
pleasant visit to their sister, Mrs
uauue 011, 01 mooer.y. .
Jaster Ralph Knapienberger, who
has been visiting in Carrollton, the
guest of his uncle, Frank Kennedy,
and lamily will return home today.
Positively the last week. Till Sept
10th I will make those fine photos at
only Si. 00 per dozen.
G. M. Whiting.
Mrs.C.W. Hurley and daughter,
Viss Nellie of Salisbury, are the . lhc pmst lw0 wecks b rilhcr rencwin-:
guests of Mrs. KB Dliott and daugh- U subscription or becomi new
ter. Miss Kaidine of just cast of this' subscribers to the Great Favorite
Jfr. and Jrs. John Crockett ofj
Carthage, Mo., are the guests of
County Treasurer John Knappenber -
ger and family. Jrs. Crockett was
formerly Jiss Chi is tin; Kennedy o'
Vrs. Henry Conrad, an aged lady
living near Prairie Hill, and the moth-
er of George W. Conrad of 2 i-a
miles east of KeytesviUe, has been
stricken with the third stroke of par
alysis, and it is thought that she can.
not possibly recover.
Miss Nettie core left for yound
Gty, Mo yesterday to enter upon her
duties as teacher of elocution in the
pjb'.ic schools at that place of which
KeytesviUe, is the capable superintendent.
Qot Her Pocket-Book Stolen.
Seated in the ladies'
of the Wabash P0 at Moberly .. on,
naay morning 01 last wees was wiss .
L?zz,e. Aldridge of KeytesviUe. who
was in company wun xuisses .-vnnie
and Dovic wheeler, also of this cijy,
,ienciing the arrival of the early ' morn-
jRg pasiergcr train on which the three
'oun3 ladies expected to return home,
M5 had lain l.cr pocket-
boo- in r p, but juit a &hoit -time
previous to the arrival cf the tram she
expected to board for Keytcsvil.'e, she
discovered that her purse end con
tents were missing.
The train being so near c'ue Miss
Lizzie did not have lice to notify the
cfiicers. of her loss, but she found a
good Samaritan in the person cf J. T.
Jefferson of near this place, who had
'gone to Moberly to see the sham bat
t,e Qn Thursaay who loaned Miss
- Lizzie enough money to pay her fare
Purse contained. Miss Lizzie
95 cents and her return ticket
from Moberly to KeytesviUe.
May Heaven Blest 'Em.
The following parties have made
us harDV kind "scattered seed.? of linr".
in It. . . .
Mrs. A. Ream, R.S. Hyde,
' C. M. Johnson,
J. B. Pfister,
A. J. Dodd,
II R. Smith,
B. F. Fleetwood,
c 3. Scott,
J. W. Ingram,
Mrs. S. Herman. T. A. I'eiseL
j Miss Rachel Bayne, R. J. Thompson,
j j. W. Brooks, John P. Coleman,
IL E. Corey, H. C Atterbury,
C D. Felt, S. F. Wells,
C D. Turner, J. W. McNinch,
Mrs. Susan Compton.
I will pay rr. ctrtis per crzsn cash
for all the fresh eggs I can get
F. J. Ellis,
Guthridge Mills, Mo.
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