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MARSHALL REPUBLICAN. Vlll,. Vllt. MARSHALL HALIN'H C'OUXTV, MISSOUUI. SKFf. 8., 18DH. no. iU. tj 0LD SETTLERS AT SAPPINCTONS GROVE. Thursday's Program it the Meeting ol the Saline County Pioneer. It was t Great Day- A SHADY R CTn EAT OY THC LAKE. PCRTLC OPRINQt, MO. ( cpiii !-) it tin' 1 1 on Mountain Hallway Company, LIVE STOCK WORLD. Lower llrin. it Tnytor, prominent stockmen of I.ongwood, Mo., were lictc with 1,30s I'ound steers sold at 55.50, i,.o,t pound steers nt 55-75 and i,.09 pound steers at 5.5. The entire consignment was bought liy Nelson Mottis & Co. Tuesday's St. Louis No'.. Kcpottcr. J. T. Tliorp, of Xaptou, was at tlic St. Louis yards Tuesday with i,o: pound steers that brought 5.30. Stnitli iV Arnold marketed t.y-o pound steers from Xnplon that sold at in St. Louis Tuesday. II. M. U'ooilruft purchased stock sheep in St. Louis tilts week. J. W. Illackhutn sold, last Satutday, tn Outhrey t Tucker 101 head of Morgan Conn tycnllhi.it ".I5, weight 141H pounds. Rolf cc Orau were in St. Louis Wcdncday with several loads of cattle from lllackhurn, Including 105 head of i.jSj pound steers that were sold at 5H5 to Nelson Morris A Co. J. I'. Sutherland! Norton, had on St. Louis market Wednesday among other cattle i,a;o pound cows nud heifers, sold at f.fo. M. J. Townley t So.i, of Mursh.ill were in Kansas City Wednesday and brought home 100 head of feeding steers. I'. M. Laii, Marshall, Mo., writes: "Plene claim October s tli for my nuiiu.il public sale of I'ulniiil Chinas, when I will olfer sixty t'i seventy head, consisting of nine head farrowed June, s, by Chief Tccumsch sd, outoflna Wilkes, six grand boars in this litter; three yearlings by Ilaukcy Chief, four sows by Mis souri Chief, six spring pigs by Perfect 1 Know out of lua Wilkes, balance by Ina's Chief and L's Perfection, the best son of Chief Perfection 2d, altogether making one of the best offerings I ever made." Live Stock Indicator, MARKSBURY MURDERED. Staler Boy Shot Between Alma and Cordcr Tues day Night By Unknown Parties. M. C. Marksbury, a young man, who at one time resided in Stater, nud who left that place lor Kansas City on the first evening west bound freight Tuesday, alter n short visit in his old home town, was shot through the heart be tweeu Alm.tand Corder As he carried n re volver, it is supposed that bums attacked him, nud after overpowering him, shot him witli Ids own weapon, Robbery must have been their intent, but his body falling from tlietrain, seems to have prevented this, as 5 00 in money was found upon his person. The clothes of the dead man when found, bore evidence of a strug gle, nnil though but one shat'had touched his lxidv, numerous bullet hales were found in his nttire. Patties sent from Slater positively identified Marksbury and his body was taken to Kansas City, Thursday morning. His parents reside In Kentucky. The date of the annual reunion of the old settlers of this county, was a dusty day for those who live twenty miles from here to make the drive, but the pleasure that attends thcc meetings in recalling happy memories of those well known nnil often met in days gone by, is ever sufficient to rally tue sturdiest to these events. Thursday was a ted hot September day, right in line with the weather of the past week, but amidst the sweltering heat at Sappington's Grove, everything moved as smoothly as if cli matic conditions had worked in unison with the committee for the success of the day. Din ner, was furnished by the ladies of Marshall, to which a super-abundance was added by lhoe who came with well filled baskets; and the way it wis enjoyed, proved that even the old in Sa. linedo not become dyspeptics, but enjoy life to the fullest. The exercises of the afternoon were opened by an invocation from Rev. Iloltou. Mayor Miller delivered nn address of wel come which was whole-souled upon his part and well received by the audience, to which senator Vandivcr ol Lafayette county, now n candidate for railroad commissioner, responded in a happy vein of thought. A memorial by Jerold Letcher to Major Lankford was read by Mr. Alf Rector; there were also memorials to Royal Drown, Juo, T. Davis, and Itcv. P. O, Rea, which formed a part of the program. After the speaking was over,the band played and the crowd gradually disbanded, as even ing progressed. It is one of the happiest sen sations of aged life to meet old friends; and days such lis this arc stamped upon many a memory with a prominence that leaves no doubt as to the enjoyment of the occasion. Marriage License. William M. Gaba and Lillie 1. Johnston, Little Rock. James T. Daniel, Marshall, and Minnie Williams, Gilllatn. Alvia Hunter, lloustonla, nud Pearl Hag gard, Sweet Springs. Oliver Dicckmann and Myrtle Iipersoii, Gilliam. Hcriklah K. Harris and Dora Hell Dial, Ridge Prairie.