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O. T. V AUDI VXTEL. Ed. aa4 Prop. KEYTESVILLE, - MISSOURL Catered at tbe Post-one at KeyteavUle, Mo., a K!Cond-clif matter. Border County Notes. RANDOLPH. Mrs. Michael Jams died at her "home ia Moberly List week, aged 33 years. Moberly has invested ia a rock cnisher with which the city wil crush 'rock for the purpose of macadamizing her streets. Win. Swindler, a fanner residing four miles southeast of Ash, died of typhoid fever Wednesday, September Sth, aged 65 years. The ditferences between the opera tors and the employes at the Jones & Davis coal mines 2 1-2 miles west of Moberly hae been settled, and the - 1 miners cave resumea wort again. Ed Givens and Henry McDowel', two colored denizens of Moberly, are serving cut sentences of 10 days, each, in the county jail for trespassing on Wabash raiUiy property ia that cily. A protected meeting was begrrn at the Cumberland rresbytcrlan church ia Moberly last Sunday and wi'.l con tinue 1 2 d.ij s. The 'services vi'.l be conducted by Rev. Dr. Carradine cf the M. E church, Scuth, St. 1-ouis. Judge Dmitl J. Stamper 'cf near CUi'ton died on the 6th iast ia the 63rd year cf his zz ai':cr a protracted ill ness. Tne j"Jgs was a native of Irti'rlv lrr hid lived in Randolph county fjr a long time. He was pre siding javlge c! the Randolph" county court for 15 years. A wife and sev eral children are left to mourn his -Icath. R. R. Ackcrt, better known as Uncle Rube" Ackert, an old-time Wabash conductor who ran between Moberly and Otturowa, Iowa, fell little Soap creek a few miles north of Belknap oa Monday night of last week and received injuries from which he -died at the Wabash hospital in Mo berly at 3:15 o'clock on lucscay alter coon. Huntsville's city fathers passed a -curfew ordinance on. Tuesday eight of last week requiring bovs under i6 lyears of age to get off the streets by -9 o'clock from April 1st to October 1 st and by 8 o'clock from October 1 st to April 1st. About the best -curfew ordinance" a town can have, kowever, is for parents to look after their children and apply their slipper where it will do the most good, -when needed, at all hours, day or sight. Elisha Silk, Moberly's cx-street commissioner, who ihot Johnnie Hel Icnsmith, a Moberly boy, down ia cold blood several months ago, for which he was arrested, tried, convicted and -sentenced to 20 years in the peniten tiary, made an unsuccessful attempt at suicide by hanging himself while con fined in the county jail at Huntsville on Sunday night of last week on a stay of execution of his penitentiary sentence. He was discovered ia his -attempt at self-destruction by his ' fel low prisoners, who cut him down in 'time to save his life. Silk told Sheriff .Hogue that he bad nothing to live for. MARRIACKS. John Bagby and Miss Florence "Wright, both of Randolph county. Lawrence R. Mithieu and Miss 31033 ThrailkiU. both of Moberly. LINK. Marceline has passed an ordinance abolishing the ofhee of police judge. Mrs. Virgil Post of Brookficld died cf consumption on Monday, Septem ier 6th, aged 2 3 years. She leaves a husband and four small children. Justice Wm. dark of near Marce line lost a fine $100 registered Short Horn cow lost week. The animal's death was caused from being over heated. The protracted meeting, conducted at High HPJ near Bucklin by Rev. M. T.Bell. has closed. There were 60 converts and nearly as raaBy acces sions to the church. Brookficld' new city well is 550 feet deep and water has risen to with in 65 feet of the top. It is thought the well will furnish an abundance of water to supply the demand. A setto occurred between two prom inent Brookfield officials in Justice Questa's court last Saturday, but did not result in anything serious, not even a bloody nose. Evangelist R. A. Thompson of OJcssa, Mo., began a protracted meet ing at the Christian church in Marce line last Sunday, which wCl continue indefinitely. A man by the name of Paradise captured most of the premiums oa sheep at the late Brookfield fair. We did not learn the name who carried off the blue ribbon on goats. Wm. Alley has been granted a franchise to put in a telephone system at Marceline. Notwithstanding the nwn's name to whom the franchise is granted the telephone line will be run along the principal streets of the city. Mrs. Alice L. McNerhany, nee Ed- wards, died at her home in BrookScld on Wednesday of last week of cancer of the stomach in her 33rd year. Two daughters, aged, respectively, 1 1 and 1 c, years, are left to fight the battle of life. Fred Weaver, a Carrol'ton boy, had a foot cut off and received serious in ternal injuries from being run over by a train at the bridge where the Santa Fe crosses the . Zc St. Jo. railway near Bucklin oa Wednesday of last week. The lad's father was notified and came and took his son home. The sharpers oa circus day at Lin- ncus found a few victims. The Jiutle- tin, however, boasts that owing to the clarion notes of warning sounded ia its columns the previous week that not one of the BulUtlrCs subscriber's lost a cent, and adds that it pays in more ways than one to take a live paper. The Bulletin speaks of a new girl baby, born near Linacus, as '-hand some.' Well bet a button to a bullet that that girl baby's daddy is a delin quent subscriber to the Bulletin or rather was previous to what the paper bad to say about the latest arrival at his house. Of course he has since paid his subscription and a year in advance. If he hasn't, his ingrati tude is enough to make the editor ' of the Bnlhtin weep. . The residence of S. W. Dodge, the junior editor of the Marceline fural was entered by burglars last Friday afternoon while the family were at the fair, and $4 50 in money stolen. An entrance was effected to the house by cutting a screen out of a front window and breaking an inside fastening on the window sash. The dresser drawers, trunks, etc, were ransacked generally and their contents scattered promiscuously about the room, but the only thing mfcsed was the money. What we would like to know is where Brother Dodge got that $4-5 An editor with that much money is always an object of suspicion. 1 MARRIAGES. Fred Wylie and Miss Orx Cowcll, both of Bucklin. J. II. Shanks of Kansas Gty and Miss Gertrude Gooch of near Brown- ing. L. E. Anderson of Putnam county and Miss Laura Yoakum of Brook- field. SALINE. Mrs. J. F. Renison of near Elk lick Springs has passed to to great beyond. A husband and several children sur vive her. Six Marshall negroes were sentenced to five days in tne county jau iast week for crap-shooting and card-playing- Mrs. Isabella Jones, who had been an invalid for a long time,' died at her home in Marshall -on Saturday night of last week, aged 67 ycars. J. T. Orear died at his home 3 1-2 miles west of Slater on the 7 th mst. alter a three weeks illness of typhoid fever. He leaves a wife and two children. A kid was born to a typo on the Slater Index September Sth, and the happy father, W. L Courtney, has since been trying to butt everybody off the sidewalk. As he is the sire of 'a kid'Tie thinks himself "a goal." The death, angel entered the borne of Mr. and Mrs. Brown Johnson ot Marshall on the 7th insL and took from them' their beloved 14-year-old daughter, Addie. She died of typhoid fever. Notwithstanding the oppressively hot weather and almost suffocating dust, the old settlers picnic and re union at Miami on Thursday, Septem ber 9th. was a gTand success. Con gressman A. M. Docktry was the orator of the day. The contract fot the new Christian church at Miami has been let to Messrs. Dulaney & Mann of Slater for $2,815. The new edifice, we believe, is to be constructed very much on the plan of the Christian church at. Key tesville. Joe Brown, cob, was fatall cut by two negroes. Wood Brooks and Essy Mason, at Marshall Monday evening of last week between 7 and 8 o'clock. The cutting affray was the result of a previous quarrel. Brown was savage ly slashed across the face, arms and abdomen, severing several intestines. His assailants were arrested and lodged in jaiL A shocking tragedy occurred at Miami between 6 and 7 o'clock on the evening of the 9th insL . in which Miss Carrie Mattingly, the beautiful 1 6-year-old daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Mattingly of that place, lost her life. The young lady had been up town oa an errand and while re turning horns she received a bullet in her brain which entered at the right car, producing insiani aeaio. c blood-curdling affair occurred near A. Royar's yard gate. Miss Mattingly's dead body rolled off the sidewalk into the gutter after the finng of the shot that snuffed out her young hie. The most intense excitement prevailed, but it had not been learned up to the time of the coroner's inquest whether the young lady's tragic death was the re sult of an accidental stray shot or whether she was the victim of a cold blooded murder. MARRIAGES. Solomon Wertheimer of SL Louis and Miss Martha Lowenstcin of Mar shall. W. H. Kennedy of Higginsville and Miss Minnie Shinkle of ML Leonard. JackSUfer of Marshall and Kate Darrington of Chi Hi co the. Miss Luaen B. Wnght, editor of the Boonville RepuilLan aud Miss Eliza beth Sirkey of Marshall. We .con gratulate the bride upon her bravery ia marrying an editor and in reposing such unlimited confidence in the -AV puiluan's delinquent subscribers. MACON. John Davies, an old citizen of Brush creek, is dead. The deceased was born in Wales in 1826. Macon and Randolph counties will hold their annual old settlers picnic this year at Macon on Thursday, Sept. 1 6 th. The correspondents of the Times met and had a grand pow-wow at Macon last Saturday. Of course the Times set 'cm up. There was a picnic at Bevier on Monday of Last week, but it was al most knocked by a circus. Great is the American acsus! Mrs. Elizabeth Cross died last week at the residence of her sister, Mrs. Jolm II. Jones of Bevier, at the ripe old age of 87 years. Rev. D. II. Jones has resigned as pastor of the Baptist church at New Cambria to accept a call to bis old parish in New York. Dr. G. E Scrutchfield of Macon has been appointed coroner of Macon county to fill the vacancy occasioned by the death of "Uncle Jerry dark son. James Sanson and son, Lewis, of White township are serviug out fines of Si, each, and costs for disturbing the peace at a recent picnic in Russell township. Some smart Alec young" men who toyed with the shell game at the circus at Bevier are. several dollars poorer an'i are not quite so 'mart' in their to estimation. Rev. Robt. T. CaldrclL, late pastor of the Fark Presbyterian church in New York City, has been called to the . - v. """j- tenan church at Macon. The Macon City council has fixed the license on slot machines at $5 00 per annum, and also "issued an edict prohibiting dancing, singing' or music of any kind in saloons. The state game and fish warden of Missouri is reported to have appointed 1 o special deputies in Macon county with a view to a ri;nd enforcement of the game and fish Laws of the state in that county. Dr. R. G'JIaspy of La Plata has been elected as first assistant physician of the state insane asylum at Nevada. The doctor enters upon the duties of his new position about Oct. 1st. Emma Williams, a colored woman of Macon, was horribly burned the first of last week by her clothing catch ing while she was standing too near an outdoor fire, which she had made to heat some water to wash. A horse belonging to John Thorn p- man was stolen tram John K. war mer's pasture near Atlanta and no trace has since been heard of the miss ing animal. A saddle and bridle were stolen from J. V. Frye the same night. M. L. Cross died on the evening of the 6th iast. at the home of his father. Wm. Cross of Bevier, aged 23 years. Young Cross wa3 formerly abrakeman on the II. & St. To. railroad and made his headquarters at Brookficld. A peddler by the name of John Moore was knocked down near Ethel oa the 6th inst. and robbed of $13. He swore out a warrant for the arrest of the parties who, he says, committed the robbery, all of whom were arrested by Sheriff Glenn near Marceline. Their names arc Chas." and David Aycrs and George Shoemaker. They admit having traded horses with Moore, but emphatically deny having robbed him of any money. Mrs. Jessie Ixvett, an old lady So years ot age living near lonei, at tempted suicide the latter part of last week by jumping into a well, but when she struck the water she changed her mind about wanting to go hence and commenced to scream lustily' for as sistance. A rope was let down to her, which t she grabbed frantically, and was soon landed on terra firma. She was quite gushing in her expressions of gratitude to her rescuers. MARRIAGES. John W. Vaught and Miss Oa Cray, bote of Atlanta. Frank E Gordon of Callao and Miss Elizabeth Williams of Bevier. J. T. Belt of Jackson township and Miss S. Maggie Watson of Ten MBe. Thomas King and Miss Allie Slater, both of Lingo. T. If. Brown and Miss Bertha Mitchell, both of Macon. J. W. Burgin of Macon and Miss Lulu Ilaney of Exceilo. Joseph Oliver and Miss Maggie Fulmcr.both of Eag!e township. Chas. Lovingicr and Miss Amanda Grigsoy, both of La Plata. A. W. Cook and Miss Lucy Jeffries, both of Ethel. IIOWARD. rtitchett college at Glasgow opened this year with near 100 matriculates. Charley Eaton of near Fayette fell on his corn cutter and cut his leg bad ly. A. W. Evans of Armstrong has pur chased 500 barrels of corn at $1.10 per barrel. The Fayette papers report the lar gest attendance of students at Central and Howard-Payne colleges for several years. The ML Zion school-house four miles southeast of Fayette was burned on Friday night of last week, the sup posed work of an incendiary. The Glasgow Dublic schools, of u a which Prof. A. F. Wilis is principal, opened last week with 170 pupils. The colored school at the same place en rolled 129. The residence and contents of Oeve Hargis soinh of Higbee was destroyed by fire last week. The house was in sured for $400. No insurance oa household goods. IaUie IL, the 2-yerx-old daughter of tsauo K.ose ot uiasgow, leu into an old well, covered with rotten boards. into eight feet of water, and was rescued from a watery grave by Beed en Ballew who climbed down to her on the rock wall. Bad whiskey riled up bad blood in O. P. and O. F. Ancell, brothers, Eving near Armstrong which caused a per sonal renconter. the Untie of which was that O. P. swore out a warrant for his brother, who was fined $15 and costs, amountiug to $26. Gen. Jno. B. Clark of Howard coun ty who represented his district several consecutive sessions in congress, and since for many years connected with the treasury department at Washing ton, has resigned his position his po sition after being requested to do so by Secretary Gage. Of course some Republican wanted his place. A serious accident befell Gib Smith of Fayette Sunday. While driving from Franklin to Fayette, in company with Miss Annie Ricketts, his horse stumbled and fell and apparently broke his neck, lying long enough in a seemingly lifeless position for the young folks to get out of the buggy. Find ing the animal was not dead Sxi h made an effort to get the horse up and in its struggle Smith was struck in some way by the animal, and as a re sult the bone of his left leg was brok en. LIVING STOJi. Hon. R. N. Bodine, our coigress- man, was in Chillicolhe last week. Harvey Huat, aged 83 years, died at his home in Chillicolhe September 7th. Notwithstanding the heat and dust, the Chillicothc fair last week was well attended. Arrangements are being made to double the capacity of the Chillicothe normal school buildings. Mrs. Jim Wolfskill, coL, of Chillico the attempted to committ suicide last week by taking a dose of laudanum. The reason assigned was cruel treat ment from her husband. 'Uncle Davy Kerr returned from a two weeks visit in Chariton and Linn counties. Tne old man says no widow up there suits him, so. says the Avalon correspondent of the Chillico the Tribune. Business men of Chillicothe, who are tired of paying exorbitant insurance rates, have organized a home com pany with the intention of lessening the insurance burden. Their plan of operations is the same as is already in vogue in many Missouri towns. 'Prof. Bozarth, who was engaged to make daily- balloon ascensions at the CniUicothe fair last week, was in jured on Wednesday by falling a dis tance cf 300 feet to the ground. Both legs were broken at the ankle, besides his receiving internal injuries. His fall was caused by the failure of the parachute to open. Col. Bill Callison, a lawyer of Tren ton, came down to Chillicothe last week and on his return, a few miles from Chillicothe fell from his buggy with an attack of cholera morbus and heart failure. He was found next morning in a semi-conscious condition, and was taken to St. Mary's hospital for treatment, where he soon revived. B. V. Hughes and Miss Susan Brant were married before a crowd o 10,000 people at the Chtllicothe fair Thursday. An enterprising hardware firm of that city offered a nickel plated range to the couple getting married that day at the1 fair. The range was placed upon the platform before the ceremony. The couple were from Wheeling township. MARRIAGES. Elmer Scott and Miss Carrie Mae Sallec, both of Chillicothe. Harry M. Fairchild and Miss Leda May McDaniel, both of Chillicothe. CARROLL. A party of Hale young folks went fishing on Grand river last week and had "a Hale of a time." Mrs. James Parker of Caloma is dead. She leaves a husband and a baby only four days old. Carrollton thinks she has the best amateur base ball team ia the state. But Missouri is a mighty big state and has lots of amateur base ballists. Mrs. D. Brocksmith of Carrolltoor was severely scalded about her arms and face the first ot last week whiles lifting a boiler of wine off the stove. John M. Hundley of near Caloma. ' was badly injured in a runaway laiC week, and one of his horses was in stantly killed by falling into a ravine. S. P. Casebolt killed a large rattle snake near Big lake last week. The reptile had nine rattles and a button, and was, therefore, 9 year old "going; on 10." . One of the Hatfield Bros, of the Dogird Journal has leased the Ava lon Aurora, and has mounted the tripod of the last named paper. Suc cess to you, Brother Hatfield. Thos. Karcher of Salisbury was vbl Carroll ton last week and made ar rangements to move the cider plant o : Karcher & Wachter from Salisbury . to that place in the vicinity of the C B. & K. C depot A house belonging to Jos. Austin near Bowdry lake and occupied by W. France was destroyed, with its contents, by fire on Tuesday afternoon, of last week. The cause of the blaze is a mystery. No insurance. Joha R. Kerby died of typhoid fever at his home in Carrollton, Tues day evening, Sept. 7th, in his 53rd year. The deceased was formerly county clerk of Carroll county. He leaves a wife but no children. A Bogard youth looked for a pistol ast week with which to kill his step mother. After his father came home and learned of what had occurred the rash youth looked for a place where he wasn't sore, but he failed to find it His paternal ancestor gave him a ter rible thrashing. Dr. J. BL Redmon of Carrollton,: but formerly of Keytesville, now goes around with his neck bowed as an evidence of the pride he feels over hi acquisition of "Grey Boy, a fine sad- die stallion, which he recently bought of J. N. Combs & Son of Boonville 'Grey Boy" has captured enough premium ribbons in show rings to al most cover him, and has a record o 2:28 x-a as a pacer. ....... G. W. Curtis of Chariton county- applied to Deputy Recorder Frank Blakeley Monday for a license to mar ry Miss Ada Vanderhaerst of Cole county. He said the intended bride would pass through here 00 the afterw , noon Wabash and he wanted to boarxL the train with the license and get mar ried at Kansas City. Frank explain ed that he couldn't issue a license without written permission from the girl's parents or an affidavit signed by the lady. Consequently the young lady was compelled to get off the train and come up town. The license was procured and Judge Booth soon tied the knot, so says the Carrollton.: Democrat. MARRIAGES. . ; ... Otto Hale and Miss Hettie VowelV both of Hale. Food, undigested, is poison. Di gested it is life and strength. Millions? of us suffer from indigestion, but we often don't know it. We think it is"" something else. Even doctors often. mistake the symptoms. Pale, thin people, who are over worked, who need strength who seem in want of proper food, should take Shaker Digestive Cordial. It is as tonishing what food will do, when properly digested. It will make you strorg, reive you. refresh you, sustain you, make fat. te store your color, make muscle, brain:. fibre, courage, endurance, energy; in crease your power to throw oft disease and keep you healthy and happy. Indigestion does just the opposite, but indigestion can be cored and pre vented with Shaker Digestive Cordial- Sold by druggists. Trial bottle 10 cents. It has remained for the French to - study the resisting power which the-. bicycle has in a storm and to produce an interesting photograph of a bicycle and rider as they appeared when caught in a furious whiilwind. During recent tempests a number of biqiists were caught on the highway, and, al though a few machines were wrecked, they were ol the cheapest grades Bicycles of the best makes showed." remarkable powers of resistance. They were bent into all si apes, but did not break.