); P. VA2STDIVEa.Sd.aiid Prop.
red at the Post-offlce at Keytesviile,
Mo. , as second-class matter.
Bros, are the . leaders in
rawberries and "other delicacies"
.in the rarrket. '
Jfaradise Kegainea ' at trie opera
le, Tuesday, May 17 th.
jsst Michigan salt in town is sold
i-Cubo, the German grocer.
.1 .t t . rr i
jveryming tne mantel anorus in
way of produce at Agee Bros.
ash face veils and many other
Mrs. C. P. Vandiver's.
tesville flour for sale at Kubo's.
ummer corsets and bustles at
Mrs. C P. Vandiver's.
o to Agee Bros, for the best
led goods, pickles, spices, candies.
full line of staple and fancy gro-
23 at bed-rock prices at Agee
K , :
"Paradise Regained" is a good play
by good artists. At the opera ho use,
Tuesday, May 17 th.
For first-class coffees, teas, spices,
extracts and baking powders, call on
J. C. T. Kubo, Keytesviile, Mo.
Mrs. A. G. Vandiver, "ye editor V
good mother, of Chillicothe, is visiting
"us" and other relatives in Keytes
Mr. and Mrs. W. VV. Cupp of near
Prairie Hill are happy over the ar
rival of a fine daughter at their house
Miss Jennie Edwards, an attractive
little lady of Brunswick, is visiting the
family of her uncle, County Clerk .. R.
W. F. Grinstead returned ta Col
umbia last Tuesday to resume work in
the book and job departnjent of the
Seats on sale for "Paradise Re-
gamed" at S. M. White's store. Prices
15, 25 and 35 cents. At the opera
house, Tuesday, May 17th.
What i the matter that the street
commissioner don't fix up the old ones
or Wild new sidewalks? Can't he
firjd the ones that need repairing?
Ceytesville ha? more pretty womei
I worse sidewalks than any town, in
ley to Loan
Minter. & Craw
Vhen you want something first
Is, buy . your groceries of Agee
I Courtney & Co. Shipped a car load
i iogs from Keytesviile to Chicago,
Miss Mary Veatch entertained a few
er friends very pleasantly Thurs-
n Milan, Spain, last Sunday, 300
pie were killed in a riot and over
t has. been rain, mud and sunshine,
n more rain, mud and sunshine for
past ten days.
B.C. Smutz and B. P. Chapman of
fndun, transacted business in the
bital this week.
f -: - f - :
AVhen, oh, when, is the street com
:s!sioner going to commence build-
K " ,
If you. want first-class fresh grocer-
standard brands, you should call
C. T. Kubo.
J. Frank Brewer and wife of near
Echo are feeling their importance on
account of the recent advent of a
bouncing baby boy at their house.
Oscar F. Myers, accompanied by
his two daughters, Misses Susie and
Annie, of near Mendon, were welcome
visitors at the capital last Saturday.
The value ot a sermon has been
fixed by the Georgia legislature at $3.
This is the amount paid to the minis
ters who preach at the state convict
Recorder B. H. Smith was in Trip
lett the fore part of this week to see
his father, Dr. E. B. Smith, who is
quite old and in a very feeble state of
There is not a man north of Mason
and Dixon's line who is not glad and
haDDV to see Lee and Wheeler ex-
Confederates made generals in the
e Laclede county Democrats in-
rsed the Chicago platform, Senator
jckrell and Sam Cook.
We need new sidewalks, and we
I jjed them just like a man needs a re-
lver in Texas mighty quick.
I Brunswick boasts of having fed the
f Ely native-born Missouri tramp yet
1 Icovered in all trampdom.
; ij Judge. M. DeMoss has erected a
tt, new plank fence around his resi-
Jpce property on L,mcoin avenue.
Wheat, the Chariton county creeks
d the American , flag have estab-
Ijled a parity, and are on the rise.
iAsk to see the pretty straw,
id duck tarn hats for children at
Mrs. C. P. Vandiver' s.
j Webb City, Mo., is modest. The
Lil stones that fell there the other
iy were only as large as quail's eggs.
The Mexican sailor is one of the
test fads for misses and children At
Agency for the Salis
bury steam laundry at
the City drug store.
Sailors and walking hats and fancy
kps, any style, at
Mrs. C P. VaSMVer's.
T. W. Collins ot Winton, aio., was
k Keytesviile last Friday transacting
lusiness. and called at : the Courier
r 1 May Ws established a precedent in
JiiRwkV of weather this year. Sunshine,
feei land 'hail n
xkinfl hail tt davs out 01 12
1 jke record for May.
Lawrence Strub and sister, Miss
kggie, and Ed. Tschann of Brunswick
find Miss Anna Ferrrs of 'Qumcyjj , ,
111 . were euests at Mrs. r. naw
To Care a Cold In One VaY.
Take Laxative Bronjo juinlae' ttfolets
druggists refirml ttietnDDBy If it stalls to
The season of the shirt waist has
arrived, which suggests V the ' ' thought
that the only thing that is more at
tractive than a pretty shirt waist is two
pretty shirt waists. .
The Stars and Stripes wera never
more beautiful and inspiring. The
North and South are firmly and
eternally united under it, and together
they are making ready to thrash Spain
into tatters. .
In the Missouri conference ot the
Methodist Episcopal church there : are
291 Sunday-schools, and they are at
tended by 28,000 scholars, who are
nstructed by 3,498 teachers.
Mrs. I. N. Reager having been
quite sick the past week with tonsil-
itis, the Keytesviile gallery will not be
opened until Friday and Saturday, the
20th and 2 1 st.- Opened then rain or
A Camden county (Mo.) man re
cently killed his mother-in-law and
another member ot the family because
they wouldn't let him see his wife. But
then he had only been married a few
It is said that the Missouri troops
will be in Fitzhugh Lee s division.
This is as it should be. With Mis
souri boys to do the fighting and Lee
to lead them, there will be little chance
or the Dons.
A Moberly band has tendered its
services in the war with Spain, and if
it hasn't got beyond the practicing
stage it may be able to make the
Spanish troops mighty sorry that the
dogs of war have been loosed.
That heavy cannonading that was
indulged in at Manila on May 1st did
not hurt Missouri very much. It
brought us .bout six inches of rain.
IfSampsoa holds off his fire works for
a couple of months Missouri will have
the biggest crops in her history.
J. G. Gallemore, the Salisbury
Press-Spectator man, was over , Tues
day combining business with a visit to
his brother, Dr. J. M. Gallemore.
J. G. paid his respects to the Courier
Mrs. H. S. Rowland died of gen
eral debility at her home in Salisbury
last Friday morning, aged 67 years.
She leaves two sons and two daughters.
Her remains were taken to Moberly.
where she formerly resided, for inter
Because they have been addicted
to the cigarette habit many volunteers
have been rejected, This is a big
good blunder. Any man who can give
a cigarette an argument is fittec for any
kind of service.
Judge W. W. Rucker is in ' Linn
county this week making a red-hot
canvass for the Democratic nomina
tion for congress. Judge Rucker is
now backed for the. nomination by
Chariton, Grundy, Randolph and
Sullivan counties, and if he succeeds
in carrying Linn county at the con
gressional township primaries tomor
row afternoon he will be nominated on
the first ballot when the congressional
convention meets at Moberly on the
22nd of June.
The operation of buying supplies
for Uncle Sam's soldiers is greatly
facilitated by two favorable conditions
there is a great abundance in the
country of everything that is needed
and the country has plenty of money
to pay for what it wants.
A Stockton (Kas.) man cheated at
poker, and the next day a leader of
society addressed him a curt note
withdrawing an invitation to her card
party. In Kansas some sins are put
in the unpardonable class.
Born, to Mr. and Mrs. Willis Frazier
of five miles northeast of Keytesviile,
Tuesday, May 10th, 1898, a boy.
This was Dr. J. .M. Gallemore's first
midwife case, and he is very much
pleased over the fact that the father,
mother and son are all doing well.
The saying that an early Easter
brings an early spring seems to have
been a dismal failure this year. The
farmers have not been as much be
hind with their work or the farming
seasoni more backward in years than
it is at the present time.
Go 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.
A controversy over a road became
so warm before the Randolph county
court last Monday that Bluford Brewer
and J. W. Wiley of near Renick in
dulged in a knock-down argument.
The court, however, administered the
knock-out blow when it fined both
Brewer and Wiley $20 for contempt.
The "fighting editor" of the Cour
ier left for Linn county yesterday
afternoon, and left the war editor,
snake editor and society editress to
get out" the paper. If it don't suit
you, he will be back early next week,
when you can come in and do your
"kicking." He will appreciate it; we
P. H. Neidholt, who lives 2 1-2
miles east of this place, met with a
painful accident a few days ago.
While Philip was driving a nail a frag
ment of the head broke off and struck
him in the right eye with such force as
to endanger the sight of, that organ.
We hope, however, that no serious
results may follow.
Eulala, the five-year-old . daughter
of Mr. and Mrs. Thos. Harned of
Keytesviile, fell off the porch at her
home last Sunday, and produced what
is' called "a green" fracture of both
bones of the right arm. Dr. J. T.
Aldridge was called to make the nec
essary adjustment of -the injured part,
and reports the patient as getting
'c. J. M. Gallemore amputated the
fotrth toe on the left foot of a darkey,
iftio lives near Keytesviile station, last
The amputation was
made necessary oft account of the
member's having been badly mashed
in fact the whole foot was consid
erably wrecked, but it was impossible
to save one of the toes.
The Wabash railroad will run an
excurson to St. Louis on Saturday and
Sunday, May 14th and 1 5th, 1 898.
The trains will leave Kevtesville sta
tion at 8:27 a. m., and will be good
returning on all trains including Mon
day morning. The fare for the round
trip will be $2.50. lms will give
all who desire an opportunity to visit
the state militia, now in camp at Jef
Speaking of dry goods,
there isn't really but one
rdry goods store in Chari
ton county, and that is
If you will call at his
in Brunswick you will be
easily convinced of the
truth of this statement. -
Deputy County Clerk H. H. Miller
went to Callaway county the first of
this week whither he took his wife and
children, who will spend some time
visiting Mrs. Miller's father, Rev. John
F. Cowan, D. D.. and other Callaway
county relatives near McCreedie. Mr
Millet "returned to his official duties,
Tuesday afternoon, out "has symp
toms" of being a rather gay widower
during his wifes absence
The editor of the Courier acknowl
edges the receipt of an invitation to
attend the graduating exercises of the
Glasgow public schools, Friday even
ing, May 20tk. That life-long educa
tor, Prof. A. F. Willis, is principal, and
that fact alone assures us that the ex
ercises will be well worth attending
The program consists of recitations,
declamations, essays and instrumental
music Prof. C C Hemenway, presi
dent of Pritchett college, will deliver
the speech presenting the diplomas to
the graduating class.
Among the many who did such val
uable work - for Judge Rucker in his
campaign for congress in Randolph
county the following parties deserve
special praise, and we take the liberty
of tendering them a cordial vote of
thanks on the part of Judge Rucker's
friends: W. F. Dameron of Hunts
ville, ex-United States Marshal John
Lynch, Andrew Little. Joe P. Rice and
Dr. W. P. Sparrow, the optician, of
Moberly and J. E. Rucker and John
Reynolds of Higbee, a number of
others whose personal acquaintance we
did not have the pleasure of forming.
John Henry Davis, a worthy son of
our estimable fellow-citizen, B. B.
Davis, has gone soldiering, having
joined company L. of the First regi
ment of Kansas volunteers, at Atchi
son", under Capt. E. P. Green. Henry
Davis is one of the best boys we ever
knew, and he has the best wishes of a
host of Keytesviile and Chariton coun
ty friends in his ardent desire to de
fend his country. Henry had been
learning telegraphy with Wabash
Agent W. H. Carson at Keytesviile
station", and had about completed the
required course. He went to Kansas
City recently on a visit, and while
there he concluded to join the army,
as he saw no immediate prospects of
obtaining employment as a telegraph
Circuit Clerk H. B. Richardson was
in Fayette the first of this week, and
while there he bought the residence
property of Prof. T. Berry Smith, for
$r, 950, in that city, to which Mrs.
Richardson and the children will move
next August, in order that Lilber and
Miss Lela may attend school at Cen-
ral and Howard-Payne colleges, re
spectively. Mr. Richardson will con
tinue to make his heme in Keytes
viile until his term as circuit clerk ex
pires, at least, and unless a better
opening is offered elsewhere he will
then devote his time to the abstract
ing business here and will continue to
abide with us, he being a member of
the firm of Geo. N. Elliott & Co., ab
stracters, conveyancers, real estate
and loan agents. H. M. Sigloch, the
jeweler, has purchased Mr. Richard
son's Keytesviile residence property
for $1,300, and will be given posses
sion next August.
Nancy Hanks Force Pump
Deep Well Pump Double Bi-Cylinder
s: Siberian Refrigerators, Ice Cream Freezers, 1
?T - r i j f-r
Boss Washing Machines, Garden Tools, Hog 35
g CeuU Qf Avpc Superior and Majestic
g i,UOH C5XOVeS steel Ranges and Super-
ior Cook. Fire backs warranted for 15 years ; 3
ft all othej castings 12 months.
Cutlery and Queerisware. k
r Fishing Tackle of all kinds.
1 W. D. Vauohao. i
1 W- F. Fumphre?
A positive cure guaranteed for X,nmTv Jaw in ?T
EE cattle. Correspondence solicited and. prices reasonable. 31:
W. F. Pumphrey. j:
Preparations for the Omaha expo
sition go right ahead, which shows
that the American people can have
war, have fun and attend to business
at the same time.
Brose Wood of Mendon, was irt ,
k .e capital on business, Friday.
Robert Russell of Chicago fell out
of a. thirteenth-story window and wa
instantly killed. Thirteen always h-
been regarded as an unlucky numb
. Thirty-seven years ago Kansas
volunteers out to free the neg
Night before last Kansas volu
turned out to hang a negro. J
a step backward or forward?
'Paradise Regained" at the
house, Tuesday, May 17 th,
; One-half pint Bore Ammonia or
hand brush with each 25c purchase of T
toilet or laundry soap.
Sneed Drug Co..
Beggs Eye Salve will cure inflamed
or weak eyes. Nothing better. Try
it. Sneed Drug Company. '
The Springfield Republic'
it might be well for or.
withhold their opsnions or
question until our gradua
have delivered their vale
1 the war
tions upon the subject.
R. J. Williams of St.
ing relatives in and n
"Bob" was born and
vicinity, but has r
fine record on
ome time, but he
A PURE GRAPE CREAM OF TARTAR POWDER
Louis is visit
reared in this
.iade his home in
Missouri's metropc .. , j .
wnerenemaaea fine rec0rd on the
police force for s
now connect j fte Equitabie
xuauraucc "Bob" always was
... - V WV
hear him si'- fae gottobealife in
surance ag' , -
H. B. J
J. A. Cc
Gold , Medal, A
Aichardson, O. B. Anderson,
Met XVm. A. Tavlor. Tos. F.
an r L. White. Cant. T. C
je, C B. Crawley, J. K. and J
kobertson and C. P. Vandiver of
tesville, and Col. Wm. R. Million,
3. Dameron and Eli Shire of Sahs
jry were among the Chariton county
.orces who helped to storm the Bodine
fortresses in Randolph county last
week and lent their feeble efforts to
ward carrying that county for Judge
TtnrVer for cofleress. The Monroe
contingent proved themselves to be
gallant knights and worthy of the steel
cf the Charitonites. but our Monroe
friendsi fought as one without hope,
they soon saw the handwriting on the
wall and were convinced that the
Democracy of Randolph was deter
mined to right the wrong done Judge
Rucker two years ago. Considering
that they led a hopeless cause the
I Monroe boy3 put up a remarkably
Dr. A. C. SEISEB,
k a am m mm -
uenust ana urai surgson.
made for ex
t r a tlon
Fine Gold Fill,
worx a specialty. All worx nrst-ciasa ana
guaranteed. Office over Jteytesyuie Mer
cantile Co.s' store consuitauon
The pride that leads a Young
Man to put on a clean collar.
Si before he makes the Sunday
evening call urges him to add to
his attractiveness by using the
j right kind of breath perfume.
The insthvt that causes A
Woman to curl her hair, afso
:- take a breath
WW a. AAA vwa W -- -
la- 1 ' W
VIOLETS, breath perfume 5c a
Sneed Drug Co.
Finest line of Toilet Odors,
Soaps, Face Powder, Etc, Etc.
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