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Cfc P. TAJTDlTZB.Sd.ax4 Prop. KEYTESVTLLE, - MISSOURI. Entered at tbe Pott-oCle at KeytwriU, Ho..aaaecoad-clAM matter. Border County Notes. CARROLL. Wm.C AveriH of Carrollton and Miss Ann Bjrd of Monroe city are to be married Wednesday evening, Nov. 34th. The protracted meeting being con ducted at ock Hill church by Rev. L. P. Johnson had resulted in 24 addi tions to the church at last accounts. A Waken da young man fell asleep tfc other evenis? while calline on a young lady. No such a thing as that would ever happen to a Keytesville gallant. CoL John B. Hale of Carrollton is in very poor health, not having been able to attend to his professional duties at the late November term of the Car .roll county circuit court. Jesse Jaggers predicted rain for November 4th. and as it happened to rain on hat day the Carrollton Demo rat thinks Mr. Jaggers is entitled to a blue ribbon as a weather prophet. The lite protracted meeting con ducted at. the Baptist church in Hale by the pastor. Rev. F. C Richards, bore fruit for the Master! cause to the -extent of x accessions to the church. Contractors who are engaged in do inz covernment work on the Missouri river above DeWitt are running their force seven days in the week in order toc'oroplete the work, if possible, before cold weather arrives. , Only three indictments were return ed by the Can oil county grand jury at circuit ccuit last week. We are glad to note this improvement in our neighbor morals, and hope it may prove 'catching in Chariton county. Jaroi Rtker of near Wakenda had .his house and barn and the contents of both buiVings destroyed by fire Wed nesday. Nov. 10th. The fire broke out while Mr. and Mrs. Barker were at Carey cemetery burying their babe. The De Witt Herald reports that a number of curly-headed, would-be sports of Boi worth attended a show at De Wirt, and after the performance was over they tanked up on "fire watet' and left town yelling like a pack of savages. Perhaps they were savages, Brother Spencer. A. J. Burner was adjudged to be of unsound mind by a jury in Probate Judge Booths court at Canollton last week. A guardian was appointed to look after Mr. Burner! business af fairs until the unfortunate man can take a course ot medical treatment which, local physicians think, will cure him. Jim Walker of Carrollton had quite an exciting experience Thursday even ing of last week while returning from Bogard in a buggy. Just as he drove on to the 'Q tracks at the ML Zion crossing the evening train came along. Walker's horse turned quickly and got out ot the train's way, but the engine struck one wheel and smashed it into smithereens. The horse and driver - escaped entirely. MARRUCES. J. W. Long and nam of Hale. Miss Orient Put- Sye B. Mott and Miss Mary Swank of Carrollton. W. A. Divi and Miss Delia Smith of Carroll c m: ty. W. A. 1 1. ...Icq and Miss Virgie Graham of Atnodeville. HOWARD. Dr. Morrison of Dalton spent Sun day with home folks in Fayette, so says the Advertiser. A. W. Evans bought iS head of cat tle from G. W. Creason of Burtoc township for $1,062. At the partition sale of the old Levi Alverson farm last week it was pur chased by . D. Alverson for $2,325. Died, Saturday, October 30th, 97, Mjs. Nancy Cayton, wile of Win, Cayton, of near Big Spring church, aged 60 years. Geo. Rhea is limping aroend on crutches as a result of having a horse fall with him, breaking his left leg at the ankle. The Ladies Aid society of the Christian church at Fayette realized $30 from their supper rhursday day evening last. Glasgow officials are waging war on the colored crap-shooters, Con stable J. B. Lewis having bagged four of them one day last week. Miss Lizzie, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. James Lynn, died the 1st of November at her home in the Doxie neighborhood at the age of 16 years. The Glasgow band will give a Thanksgiving ball at Prices hotel the evening of the 26th. About 200 invitations have been extended, and a. grand time is expected. W. J. Davis, wife and little daugh ter, who have been visiting the form er'a mother in Fayette for some time, left Sunday lor their future home, Durango, CoL, where Mr. Davis has secured a position on one of the big papers of that city as editor. Fridav afternoon of last week the residence of Ike Waters of near Fay ette was destroyed by fire. Every thing was a total loss as there was no in surance. The loss is several hundred dollars, and places Mr. Waters and family in very bad circumstances. A special election win be held in Fayette, November a 6th, to decide whether the city shall issue bonds to the amount of $3,000 for the purpose of boring a well for city water supply. If the proposition carries and suffi cient water is found, the proposition to bond the city in the sum of $20, 000 for water-works will be voted on. MARRIAGES: ' Emmett Pipes of near White store and Miss Pearl D. Henderson of Tulsa,O.T. LIVINGSTON. The Chillicothe Mail and Star makes a very neat appearance since in its new head. Mrs. J. Mitchell, aged 56, died at her home near Bedford last week of stomach trouble. ' ". Capt. John Collar, the well-known insurance roan of Dawn, is reported to belying at the point of death with stomach trouble. Bert Smiley, the night man for years at the Wabash depot at Chilli cothe, has teen transferred to Salis bury as day operator. John E. James of Avaloo died Nov. 10th from the effects of a strcke of pa ralysis, aged 45 years. He leaves a wife and one daughter. Cecil Haines, aged 14. of Webb City has been committed to the Indus trial Heme for Girls at Chillicothe, and ai lived last week in charge of an offi cer from that place. Little 1 2- car-old Jese Pickens, on of Jesse Pickens, Sr.. of East Third street, Chillicothe, made a plaything out of a Winchester cartridge one evening last week, and he now carries the cartridge in hli foot. There was another '"real warm time on Chillicothe roost notorious thoroughfate. knon as -Pistol alley Tuesday night of last week. It was a bloody fight in which the participants were Iewis Waller and Frank rnd Henry Murray, all colored. Prof Hugh W. Sawyer of Council Bluffs was last week elected county school commissioner of his county by a majority of four votes as a Demo crat, although the Republican carried the county by 800. Prof. Sawyer is an old Chillicothe teacher, and his friends all rejoice at his success. A jurv in Judge Variant's court at ChiHictthr U week decided Attorney C. E. Yctwer's broken jaw was worth $370. Verger several months ago became involved in a row over the payment for a game of billiards at the Lindell hotel His jaw was broken in the melee, and he sued for $10,000. The old soldiers camp-fire given Tuesday night of last week at Chilli cothe was a jolly affair. Many of the bo) s who wore the blue were out, and the reminiscences of those days which tried men's souls cade them feel young again. Department Commander Piatt was present and gave the boys a good talk. Capt. James Small, a former kaw- cothean, was last week elected to te Kentucky legislature from Daviess county. He was a clerk in the ston of Judge J.C. Minteer when . the war broke out and enlisted in the Confed erate army, and commanded the Chil licothe company in many battle. Capt. Small was very popular, and counted his friends on both sides of the great civil war. Earl Andrews, who resides near Norville above five miles southwest of Chillicothe, was seriously injured by a wild boar one evening last week. An drews was driving the animal to a lot, when it became vicious and turned upon him and tore his lower limbs. Mr. Andrews is not dangerously or fa tally injured so far as now can be as certained, but it will be the means of confining him at home for some weeks. MACON. Eghteen car loads of apples were shipped from Callao this season. The State Exchange bank at Macon has opened a branch banking institu tion at Ethel. Carl Mathews is in charge as cashier. It cost Joe Coates and wife of Ma con $3 each and trimmings to have a quarrel and fight. Their fine was as sessed by Recorder Cox. W. J. Summers, editor of the Good Way a Holiness paper published at College Mound, died the first of last week, aged about 50 years. John A. Nickell of Ten Mile town ship pleaded guilty in Justice Love's court at Macon to disturbing the peace of his neighbor, James M. Combs, and was fined $1 and costs. James W. Davis of Bevier died from the effects of a tumor on the brain the rothinst. Mr. Davis had been a resident of Bevier for the past 35 years. A wife and four children survive him. Miss Lula Hamilton, the Richland township school marm who was arrest ed fr r severely whipping one of her boy pupils, was admitted by a jury at her trial before Justice Robert Don aldson. The Callao Journal is in error when it states that Mrs. S.J. Plurorner.was awarded a verdict ot $3,000 against the city of KeytesviWe for injuries sus tained in a fall on a defective side walk. The verdict awarded Mrs. Plummer was against the city of Milan, the case having been brought to Chari ton county on a change of venue. George Blake of near Atlanta had 40 screw-worms removed from his nose last week by Dr. L. M. Thompson. Gasoline was used in driving the terri ble pests from Mr. Blake's nasal or gan. He says he has no idea how they got there, and did not know what ailed him until he was examined by Dr. Thompson. Uncle Nas Teter of Kaseyville lost a fine saddle mare the other day in the following manner: Vr. Teter's son rode the mare to the Chariton bottom and tied her to a tree. She became frightf ned at the report of a gun and made frantic efforts to get loose by pulling back. The rope was cut in two, which caused the mare to f-ll in such a way as to break her neck. MARRIAGES. Wm. A. Fox and Miss Annie Roberts of Cash. W. H. Jones and Miss Maggie Davis of Bevier. Wm. O. Perkins and Miss Lizzie M. Steele of Atlanta. Hans Anderson and l.x. Olevia Nass of Goldsberry. James Cavanaugh of Callao and Miss Allie Anspaugh of Bevier. Hardy A. Lounsberry and Miss Leila J. Johnston of Ethel. Henry M. Ross of Walnut and Miss Elizabeth M. Magers of Nind, Adair county. Lieut Hamilton S. Hawkins of the Fourth U. S. cavalry of Fort Yellow stone. Wyo.. and .;iss Helen Smith of Macon. Jacob Fulk of Excello and Miss Maggie Patterson of Moberly. The bridegroom is 44 and the bride but 16 years of age. RANDOLPH. Randolph county has Xf inmates in her county poor house. Mrs. A. B. Holt of Moberly is dead. She was 54 years old and fell a victim to Bright' s disease. Chas. C Nichols, a Moberly young man, died on the morning of the roth inst. of consumption, aged 22 years. The Missouri State Horticulture association will hold its annual meet ing this year at Moberry, Dec. 7th, 8th and 9th. Ex-Congressman U. S. Hall has dropped into further oblivion by the burning of the post-office at Hubbard, Randolph county, the place where he got his mail. Rev. W. A. Simmons, the pastor in charge, assisted by Rev. Conrad of North Carolina, commenced a protracted meeting at the Baptist church in HuntsviUe last Sunday night. A Moberly tomb-stone man sold two monuments last week, one of which is to be erected to the memory of W. J. Bryan and toe other to that of James J. Corbett. Both of the deceased are buried in Monroe coun ty. The Union church at Renick, own ed by the Baptist and Christian de nominations, was burned to the gTound the first'of last week. The fire caught while services were being conducted. An imperfect flue was was the cause of the fire. The edi fice was not insured. In some mysterious manner fire broke out on Warren Rutherford's dairy farm near HuntsviUe Thursday of last week and quickly spread over two large meadows, destroying about 1 $ tons of hay belonging to 'Uncle Billy" Rutherford. It required the Herculean efforts of a number of men to get the fire under control. Mrs. L. W. McKinney of Moberly cut off the end of her finger while splitting kindling wood a few days ago. The women of the .Vagic city will use this as an argument henceforth against performing any further domestic duties in lh.it direction, an.i the men will cither have to cut kind ling wood or go hungry. Irwin Boque, one of the carrier boys for the Moberly Democrat: is laid up for repairs, having broken his his right leg just above the ankle. The accident was caused by a negro's having accidentally run into the Boque boy on the street, knocking him down in such a way as to break his leg. Ezekiel Evans of near HuntsviUe died at the remarkable age of 94 years. He leaves a valuable estate. $5,000 of which is left, by will, to to his second wife, while the remain der of deceased's property goes to his children by his first wife. Mr. Evans was a native of Kentucky, but had lived in Randolph county for 61 years. MARRIAGES. . Fred Wheeler and Miss Minnie Wheeler of Higbee. The marriage took place in St. Joseph, the couple having eloped on account of parental objections to the union. SAUNK. The Miami public school contribut ed $18.55 to the Eugene Field monu ment fund. Dr. C H. Wells and wife of Sweet Springs recently celebrated their golden wedding. The Missouri river is so low that it is reported it can be forded just below New JfrankforL. Rev. Paul Price, accompanied by his own singer, is conducting a pro tracted meeting at the Paptist church in Gilliam Mrs. R. N. Sherer died at the home of her father, Wm. Avery, in Marshall Wednesday. Nov. 10th, in the 32nd year ct her age. The editor of the Marshall Demo-crat-Xews, ho l.as ptobably never been to Keytesvil.'e, says that Marshall continues to be the best town in America. Elmer By bee of Marshall was ar rested at Kansas City last week upon a warrant sworn out by Prof. E. Fish er, charging Bybee with having stolen the affiant's bicycle The safe in A. W. Deis' -Red" j store at Marshall was burglarized of BREVITY IS THE SOUL OF WIT. GOOD WIFE! YOU NEED AFOLfl $7 Tuesday night of last week. The burglar or burglars had not been cap tured at last reports. Messrs. Byers & Beebe have leased Hotel Saline at Slater for a period of five years, vice Landlord Usher, who was compelled to give up the hostelry on account of Mrs. Usher's poor health. John W. NefT died of pneumonia the 9th inst. at his home near Slater in his 89th year. The deceased was a native of Tennessee, but had resided in Saline county since 1835. Six j children survive the father, Mrs. N?f5 having died about two yearsag6. Scott Brown, col., of Slater is in the county jail to await trial for, numerous thefts and other shady transactions at Slater, prominent among which were burglaries committed at Haynie Bros, and A. Montgomery's grocery stores. While engaged in threshing wheat on his farm in the Blosser neighbor eood, J. W. Blackburn had 300 bush els of that cereal destroyed by sparks from the engine setting the straw on fire, the flames soon getting beyond control, Wednesday afternoon of last week. The Miami correspondent of the Slater Index, who, perhaps, doesn't care how much his boys bother other people nor how late they stay out at night, hauls Miami's city council over the coals for having passed the cur few ordinance. The correspondent seems to have been hit squarely in the solar plexus. A. M. Irwin of Memphis, Tenn., who recently left that city on account of the yellow fever plague, was stricken down with the disease after reaching the residence of his brother-in-law, Sherman Huston, near Malta Bend. The case was taken in charge by Dr. Brown, a Malta Bend physician, who pronounces Irwin out of danger. Owing to the recent heavy frost no spread of the disease is anticipated. At "a coon jioe" on Crow creek some 12 miles south of Miami several nights as;o a free-for-all fight took place in which Charlie Brown was shot in the shoulder, George Smith in the ankle and Burgess Thompson in the hand. Nathaniel Glasgow, Alex Johnson and Charlie Brown were arrested, and their trial before Justice Edwards at Fairville, resulted ;n Glasgow's being bound over on two charges carrying concealed weapons and assault with intent to kill. The case against Johnson, who was charged with carrying concealed weapons, wa dismissed and Brown was fined $50 for "the fun" he had. The Miami News says the most la mentable feature of the whole affair was the wonderfully poor marksman ship display e'. MARRIAGES. C T. Hightower and ohnson of Marshall. Mrs. B. A. James Morrow of Marshall and Miss Birdie Houston of Sweet Spring's. Nelson Johnson, one of the promi nent citizens of Bucklin township died Nov. nth of pneumonia fever. He leaves a wife and six sons. Six "hobos pleaded guilty to va grancy before Recorder Brott at Brook field, and they are now working out their fine on the streets and rock pile. The Journal siys that Marceline is free from diptheria, the schools are running as usual and the "scare' is only remembered a a thing of the past. Still it is Postmaster Wheeler at Marceline, and while the Republicans are watching every mail for encourag ing signs the Democrats are serenely sitting in the saddle. Some young men have been camp ing on the Chariton river "frog hunt ing." They have been marketing an average of 200 frog legs a week, receiving $1 per dozen. A burning flue on the house occu pied by Chas. Bryant near the college at Brookfield last Saturday caused a fire alarm. The firemen responded quickly and saved the building. A team of 5-year-old horses, good size, sold for only $32 on the streets of Marceline last week. This is the ' kind of Republican "prosperity" the Journal doesn't like to talk aboutv " Thursday of last week, Homrf Moore of Brookfield, footbal , had th f . . u- misfortune lo get his shoulder fShtm .e will be laid up for several days. Burglars entered the residence of Moses Fifield last Friday night near Brookfield while he was away from home and relieved him of r in -r - j money, a revolver and a pair of spec tacles. W. H. Dickson of the depot lunch room at Laclede and a "coon" by the name of Haley had some words, when ; Haley hit Dickson on the head with a piece of iron making a bad scalp wound. Haley was given ten days in jail. The shoe store of John Walker of Brookfield was burglarized last week. . The burglars got into the establish ment by prying open a window in the rear of the building. They secured five pair of shoes and one pair of boots. The police are on the lookout, but as yet have obtained no clue to the per petrators. All the money necessary for the erection of a new mill has been sub scribed to build a mill at Linnms and the lumber is all on the ground to com mence the building. Mr. Swinney will leave in a few " days to purchase the machinery. A good mill is thus assured and will . be conducted in a business-like way. The Marceline Journal ' has this to say of "Jim" Potts, a former Keytes ville boy: J. M. Potts left yesterday morning for Dallas, Tex..- where he will conduct a series of auction sales for jewelers of the Lone Star state. Hs goes under a long contract at a big salary. Jim has already made an envi able reputation as an auctioneer, and there is not a failure on his long rec ord of sales all over the United States. Mrs. W. R. Tubbs of near Marce line has fallen heir to the sum of $4, 000,000 by the death of a relative in Holland. The estate is known as that of the Kunkler's estate, and was to fall due to the third generation of which Mrs. Tubbs is one. The papers verifying her heirship have already been received and forwarded to HoK land, and Mrs. Tubbs expects her por tion by the first of the year. The whole estate is valued at $85,500,000, Died, in Brookfield, Nov. 8th. Ger trude Margaret, beloved wife of J. E. Sims, in the 27th year of her age. The funeral occurred from the Catholic church Wednesday of last week, and was largely attended. The deceased had been ill for about nine months of consumption, and was resigned to die. Two small children are left without a mother their best friend on earth. The bereaved husband, a young rail road man, has the sympathy ot many friends in this, the darkest hour, of his life, 9 MARRIAGES. E. C Wright and Mrs. Sarah John son of Brookfield. Chas. Berry and Miss Hattie hurin of Laclede. Ma- Frank Doyle and Miss Mary Dev ins of arceline. "Speck" Edwards of Laclede and Miss Gertrude Tooey of Brookfield. By this marriage Edwards win not be' prosecuted for having abducted Miss Tooey in company with 'Polly" Pease of near Laclede, who at the same time abducted Anna Love, also of Brookfield, and the two traveled about the country with the girls for several weeks in a covered wagon. Pease also avoided prosecution by marrying the Love girl. It remains to be seen what will be the out-come of such ';roarriage3."