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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'..
J. T. Tliorp, of Xaptou, was at tlic St. Louis
yards Tuesday with i,o: pound steers that
Stnitli iV Arnold marketed t.y-o pound
steers from Xnplon that sold at in St.
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,
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
Patties sent from Slater positively identified
Marksbury and his body was taken to Kansas
City, Thursday morning. His parents reside In
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
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 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.
William M. Gaba and Lillie 1. Johnston,
James T. Daniel, Marshall, and Minnie
Alvia Hunter, lloustonla, nud Pearl Hag
gard, Sweet Springs.
Oliver Dicckmann and Myrtle Iipersoii,
Hcriklah K. Harris and Dora Hell Dial,