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Mrs. J. R. Gallemore is visiting her father's family in Illinois. IL XL Miller was over Wednesday shaking hands and hunting up stray rotes. . Carl Pratt, son of Prof. Pratt, has been sick for several days, but is now im proving. Joel Callison is suffering from Bright' disease and is in a poor state of health. The residence on the farm of A. Colyer west of town burned a few nights ago. Insured. A "road case0 will occupy the attention of the Salisbury township board Thursday, Dec 9th. The pecan man of Dal ton was on our streets Wednesday selling that luscious fruit at $ a per bushel- Ed. Ouinn, the pastor, will preach at the Christian church the and Sun day in this month instead of the 3rd. Drs. Baker, Welch and Philpott were in Fayette this week as were also Ho&is Wilhite.R. Win free and others. A a-Tear-old child of Geo. Wilkin son west of town died Sunday. This family has met with many misfortunes recently. The proofs, of death of Joseph AEia have been made out and forward ed to headquarters. He was a mem ' ber of the A. O. U. W. and his widow will receire $1,000. Hon-' I. H. Kinley of Kansas City stop ped offhere a few moments Wednesday afternoon whale on his way home from Fayette, where he had been assisting in the Elliott insurance cases. Judge Minter. O. F. Wayland and Dr. Baker sal as judges at the debate Friday nieht and decided the question, "Resolved, That Hawaii should be annexea 10 me umico owes, u tuc negative. W. S. StockweD, Fred Lamb, C. C. Hammond and A. W. Johnson, with with several witnesses, went to Fay ette Sunday afternoon in order to be present the next day at the trial of the cases of Hettie V. Elliott vs Massa chusetts Benefit Life association and samevs Monroe City Safety Fund association in the Howard circuit court en change of venue from this county. The first case was compro mised and settled before going into tri1 mrl wit dismissed. Mr. - FJliott gets a preferred claim against the assets ot the company, now in the hands of a receiver, for $1,000. The second case was tried before the court and resulted in a verdict for plaintiff for the full amount of policy ($2,000) and six per cent interest . from date of filing proofs of loss. These policies were issued on the life of Coda M. FJliott, who committed suicide March 1st. 1896, and her mother, the beneficiary, has recovered judgments for something over $S,ooo. Both cases tried were appealed. Edward McDonald of Sumner and Miss Minnie Carlstead of Cunningham were united in wedlock at the residence of the parents of the bride in the pres ence of about 60 relatives and friends. Rev. C E. Hedgepeth of Sal isbury officiating. Among the many wedding presents was a . handsome and serviceable rocking chair to which was attached a card on which was neatly inscribed, "From R. B. Kilpatrick and wife and Lewis Like. There were no services at any of the churches hete Thanksgiving, but the day was celebrated by a supper given by the ladies of the M. E. church. which was well patronized. There weiC also masked balls at both the Dick son opera house and the Lotus club rooms. Notwithstanding the incle mency of the weather there were about 5 couples at each. The town pre sented a lively appearance until o'clock Friday morning, but there were no distefbances or unpleasantnesses. The M. E. supper netted $25. Qathridf Mill Gossip. Most all oi the corn is gathered in this neighborhood. Geo. Lewis took a load of corn to Marceline Tuesday. Mesdames Whhe and Fry were the guests of Mr. Stevens Thursday. Rev. Webb failed to fill his appoint ment at ML Pleasant last Sunday. Rev. Jos. Stevens will preach at Mt Pleasant the and Sunday in Decern ber. John White and Miss Effie Lewis o Brookfield were married Wednesday of last week. - Overcoats and cloaks are now ap propriate articles of dress for those who have them. Sim Oldham and wife were the guests of George Lewis and family last Lord's day. Mrs. John Munden gave birth to twin boys, but, we are sorry to say, one of them died the next day. We will forbear saying anything about the weather, but 'will remark that water is getting scarce up this way. "Ye scribe' and better half visited at Dr. A. J. Darrah's Sunday. The doctor had got wolfish and had killed a sheep. . If we are not badly mistaken in the - of the times, there will be another wedding in this viciuiiy in the sweet pretty soon. - John Anderson and James Bills have set up their saw-mill on Long branch on Widow Brammer's land. and will be constantly found at their post, ready for business. Samatr hqalbs. Mrs. Scott, aged about 55, who re- tided two miles southeast of Sumner, died on the a 5th inst Her remains were taken to Marceline for interment. A protracted meeting commenced here Wednesday nizht at the Metho dist church utder the conductorship of Rev. J. D. Cam. assisted by other able speakers. Rv. Spring of the Baptist church at MeadriHe lectured to a good audience here Dec 1st His subiectwas, "rra ternal Societies and their Relation to tfc Church" and he handled the theme well. The ladies of the Christian church rave a novelty social at the rooms of the Lakewood hotel. In the nagnoor Vwt nf ca ut down to supper. The mw w j ' mm punu was an unique and attractive one. and we hope it will be repeated. An I. O. G. T. lodge will be insti ruled here next Saturday evening L W. Recce lectured in the interest o the above order at the M. E. church here last Saturday evening, and at the Christian church in Cunningham Sun day and Monday. Mrs. Nellie Burger, a prominen member of the W. C. T. U., delivered an address at the M. E. church to a large audience Tuesday evening. Sub ject. "Who xs My Brotherr bhe says . . . - . . .. . if it be desired and receives sumaent notice, she will deliver the next 4th of July oration here. The Klepper Bros., finding their present premises far too cramped for their extensive stock, have purchased lots 16 and 17 in block 19 on one of which they will erect a 26x7a footbrick structure. They win commence mov ing their present two-story frame struct ure m a few days to the adjoining lot, and will strt to tmfld as soon as a contract for the same is concluded. Most every person is through gathering corn in this vicinity. "Uncle Peter" Smith has treated ! his house to a nice new roof. Sen-ices at Siloara chapel Sunday and Sunday night were well attended. C D. Turner and Thomas Foster are delivering corn at Marceline this week. Capt Stevenson, is transacting business in the Allen neighborhood this week. News being so scarce we failed to nrvar in the last issue, but hone to ri : do better in the future. Cox Bros, delivered 200 bushels of corn to Marceline parties last Wednesday for C D. Turner. Thomas Foster and son, Willie, are the guests ot trie former s mouier Mrs. Foster of near Centenary chapel. C D. Turner sold to George Allen of Marceline 1 00 bushels of corn for whi:h he received 30 cents per bushel. Isaac Allen went to Rothvillc. Satur day for the purpose of obtaining some I of McKinley's breads-tuff corn meal. Mrs. C D: Turner was the guest of her mother. Mrs. Melvina Leach of I " 1 near Glasgow, the latter part of last U m week. H. O. Grubbs & Son purchased 12 head of cattle last week to - finish out their car load for which' they j paid $3.60 per cwt CD. Turner purchased a new corn sheller the first of lsst . week. which he is now running every day shelling his corn for market. Mrs. C D. Turner had the mis- ortune to lose 24 fine chickens Thurs day and Friday morning of last week by Mi. Mink. Amongst them was a favorite of the family, VLittle , Jim." a white Bantam rooster. .... - Several of our neighbors had quite a time fighting fire Saturday. . evening of last week, as a renter on "Uncle Peter1 Smith's farm put out some fire for the purpose of burning off some high weeds so he could not plow under, and the wind was so strong it blew the fire over the plowed furrows into an adjoining field belonging to Mr. Ghnes, burning all his stalk field, and had it not been for hard work it would have burnt Mr. Sterner out of a house and home. The fire spread over several large fields bcfoie it could be gotten under control. People should be more careful with fire, especially in such a dry lime.r? This one did considerable damage id stalk fields and meadows and caused a great deal of excitement. ' '-' ; tl'i EXT ml UN! ol and O ?!! come 1 i CLO mi Kl os. ir 1111 r 1 1 mi u m m Trt Tripltt Timet. Ira Malone is here this Sal- 'E believe that we should be your Clothierfor we are . . . n in syi, W m Quality, in Quantity and in LovV Prices, Arid if you buy your Clothing of us you arp sure to have a fit, and nobody objects to having a fit under such circumstances-in fact, a fit is the only thing for you to have, for no genteel gentleman wants his clothes to hang on him like a shirt on a broomstick. We ALWAYS give our customers fits. We also carry, besides our unsurpassed line of Clothing, a well-selected stock of Gents' Furnishing Goods, consisting of Hats, Caps, lJUUtof Kjuuco, Muix uo, wuuci wceu, liUUUy wear, Etc., and are prepared to rig you out in anything from a working costume to full dress, and at the very lowest figures, too. If you are thinking of buying an Overcoat, you should not fail to see us, as we have decided to offer special inducements ii t a i i j.1 J- xl n -i in tms department ior me next inree or iour weeKS. Yours Truly, :0 (iota ffimif fO C. 0. PARKS, Manager, n Nov. 19th, '97. Dr. N. v week. Mrs. James Harper is sick with pneumonia.. Dr. W. F. Pumphrey went to isbury Monday on business. Mrs. Nettie G. Burger lectured on temperance at the M. t,. church Wednesday night. Mrs. Burger is a fine talker and her lecture was good and practical. Chas. .Seneker whose house was burned last week is preparing to build again. Mr. Seneker had no in surance and the loss was quite a blow to him and his family. Mrs. B. F. Fleetwood, who has been down with tvnhoid fever for some time, bat was' convalescing, is not so well this week. We truly hope she wiQ not have a serious relapse. C F. Merrifield and P. A. Parton rode the K. of P. goat last Monday night No doubt but what the goat was in good bucking order for he had been fed on peanuts and fresh oysters for some time. Eld. J. W. Davis of Kirksville, Mo., filled his regular appointment at the Christian church Sunday. While here he preached three very interest ing sermons and was employed to preach another year. At the regular meeting of Ruby lodge. No. a6i, K. otPMonday night the following officers were elected for the ensuing yean CCR.T. More head. C, Geo. Kiddle; prelate, E. 3. Mahanner. M. W., Ed. Riddell; M. at A., D. O. Campbell; M. of Jno. G. Bartow, M. of F., W. P. Gaines; I. G W. F. Pumphrey; O. G., Chas. Stobaugh. ladima Orove Items. Daphne and Liexrell Moore are quite sick at this writing. Bose Newsome went to Moberly last Wednesday returning home Mon- 7- Dr. A W. Zillman is making prepa rations to build a barn and is also erecting a hen-house. Robert Wright and wife were the guests of the latter's parents, Mr. and Mrs. J. E. Lewis, last Sunday, Miller Gardner, accompanied by his sister, Miss Etta of Keytesville, were the guests of relatives at this place Sunday. . The party at L. Joseph's last Friday night was quite a success. A large crowd attended and all seemed to en joy themselves. Sunday-school at Indian Grove and also at Bethel Sunday evening was well attended. Mrs. Dearmin. accompanied by her son of DeWitt, was visinng friends near here last week. Mr. Baker, the teacher of the East Indian Grove school, visited home Pmnswiek Saturday and Sunday. Willie Clavin, Jr., who has been sight-seeing in Oklahoma, returned to his home last Wednesday. While in Dklihoma Willie bouzht 160 head of cattle, which he shipped home. The "bean bake given by the G. A. R. on Thanksgiving day was not as well attended as was expected, on account of the rainy weather. Miss Ethel Bogard, who is attend ing school at uoiumoia, spent Thanksgiving with her sister, Mrs. Dr. Zillman, returning Sunday. Roll of Honor for the Indian Grove school: Pearl Joseph, xo;, Leona Hise, 99; Fannie Smith, 99 Annie Rohwedder, 99; Rosie Tietjens, ,Jo; Etta Knox, 94; Nellie Joseph, 95; Gertie Clark, 96; Daphne Moore, 97; Pearl Riley, 98; Robert Newsome, 98; John Andy Hise. 99; Arthur dark. 100; Floyd Clark, 97; Oscar Joseph, 100; Dmer Joseph, 100; Clarence Franklin, 98; Oscar Hender son, 100. Louisa N. Grinstead, Teacher. Sew btll Naxittt. John Vatter is erecting a new barn. Isaac Allen is building an addition to his barn. Robert Partch has another bunch of cattle on feed. .WencDe Thome made a business trip to Rothville Friday last. Hickory drove Wats. Grundy Walker has been hired as sexton ai the Bethel church. Mrs. Ed. Glenn, who has been very sick, is no better at this writing. A number of our people are suffer ing from the eflects of neuralgia. Johnnie Hibler of Tecumseh, Ok., is visiting relatives in this locality. Mrs. James Clavin is very sick, but we hope to note her recovery soon. Miss Dollie Mitchell visited rela tives near East Indian Grove Sunday last. Meadoa Mention. Miss Emma Howerton of near town is very sick. L.M. Fox is reported very sick with stomach trouble. Rev. G. W. Morris made a flying trip to Carrollton last Wednesday. Mrs. RobL Fletcher was visiting the Misses Sublett of old Mendon a few days ago. Dr. W. B. Lucas sold seven fine young mules last Tuesday to Ed. Doyle for wbich he got a good price. Mrs. Geo. Hubbard and little riaucrhter. Maud, are visitinz her o ' . brother in Carroll county this week. Mrs. J. T. Nelson has been very ill for the past two weeks, and. we are snrrv ta sav. is no better at this writing. Jno. Carpenter was called to Har rison county last Monday by a telegram announcinflr the serious illlness of his o . mother. Thos. Austin is moving his butcher shop from beside the Monarch hotel to the lots recently purchased by him from B. C Smutz. D. O. Herndon started last Monday for Iowa where he goes to auction off a stock of iewelery. Oswald will stop off at Kansas City for a few days. Miss Co rine Blakey, our post mistress, of whom all Mendou town ship is proud as a lady and P. M., was in Salisbury last Saturday attend ing the funeral of her uncle, Jas. Allen. The vault door to our bank got out of fix last Friday and after a great amount of trouble, access was gained hv etitriner through the wall and un- 1 - - - locking the door from the inside. Protracted 'meeting began at the M. rhnreh last Mondav nieht with Rev. Geo. W. Norris at the helm.' A good meeting is expected. Everybody cordially invited to come and help us make this a gathering for the Lord. Mrs. W. W. Potter and two sons. Frank and Arthur, left the first of the week for Kansas where they were called by the illness of their husband and father, W. W. Potter, who had gone there to visit his daughter and see if the change would not do him some good as he had been suffering with stomach trouble for a long time. Miss Lulu McCoy, of whose illness we spoke last week, passed away the morning of Nov. 25th, and was laid to rest in the Newcomer burying ground. She Was born near Bethany, Harrison county, Mo., Sept 6th, 1878. and was aged 19 years 2 months and i 9 days. Lula suffered x x long months with that dread disease, consumption, but through her long suffering she never lost faith in the Lord . Jesus Christ Or. C. SEISER Dentist asd Oral Surgeon- : ; TEETH extracted wiumui pun, No charge made tor ex traction where Dartlea want Dlatee. Fine Gold Fill ings, Cro-vn u vi a 1 tun WOrK a arwvi alrv i ti -. - . sruaranteed Office V2SSrK2 cantue Co. s' store Con.nitVtV. wvuci m LB Dissolution Notice. Notice Is hereby given that the co-partnership heretofore existing In the black-mlthlng.vood-workand agricultural Im plement business under the firm name ot Keetlng & Walter at Keytesville. If o. . Is this day dissolved by mutual consent. Edward Walter retiring and Tony Keeting contiau- ifUt U Mlfl nronrt Afnv nf ..l - ... . w. nuvi uusiucw. Alt I of the notes and accounts due the late firm Jx of Keetlng & Walter are due and payable t a Edward Walter, and all debts owed. by N the firm -sill be tald bv Edvami wait.f i Tokt KsxTnro. Edward fW Alter. -.cjicavLue. MO. , Nov. 30th, 1887. v Attornenyn and Prominent People Mt Court. ' Besides our local disciples of Blackstone we note the following at torneys and a few other prominent people from a distance in attendance upon the Ootober adjourned term of circuit court this week: and f ATTORNEYS. Carrollton John T. Morris R. F. Lozier. Marceline Col. J. W. McFall and H. K. West. Brunswick J. W. Davis and F. C Sasse. Salisbury Maj. W. H. Bradley and Hon. W. S. Stockwell. PROMINENT PEOPLE. Sheriff H. S. Lewis of Carroll coun ty; J. W. Lay ol the Wabash railway's secret service, St Louis; Deputy Sheriff Ed. Morris of Livingston coun ry;iConductors W.O. Beckley'and Mike McCabe of the Wabash railway, and ex-City Marshal A. C Shelton .of Carrollton. New Repelr Shop. Having returned to Keytesville from Slater, I have opened a repair shop in the WHIett property, just op posite Mrs. Hansman's restaurant, where I am prepared to do all kinds of repairing to sewing machines, gas oline stoves, guns, pistols, docks, etc I make grinding scissors a specialty. When you want any kind of tinkering done, give me a call. Satisfaction guaranteed. Yours Respectfully, Julius Reich knbach. Marriaxe Licenses. An effort is being made to organize a Debating and Literary society at Men don, perhaps for the purpose of set tling the Cuban controversy, the finan cial question and the tariff issue. 28. am '. Ehrhardt. age 28 ..Salisbuiy Miss Mary T, jC. H. Meyer age 27 ( Miss Mary Raub age 21 ( T. J. Harris, age 25.. Bovier ( mss saran A. McMullin. age 18.. Salisbury RocUord ...Cazzell j Stephen O. Blllue, age 19.. i Miss Lula PhelM. am 19 ( Strother Cuddy, age 38 ) Miss Lou C, Powell age 20 , Letter List. The following is a list of unclaimed letters in the Keytesville, Mo., post office, Dec 3rd, 1897: J. C Taylor. When calling for the above letter please say "advertised., . . Jno. Chivzrs, P. M.