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AND HERALD. Xlbc f armtnoton Glmcs printing Co. FARMING TON, ST. FRANCOIS COUNTY, MO., JANUARY 15, 1903. Volume 30, Number 3. liuiei mm p ooooooooooooooowxooooooeKioooooooooooow There's a Lot of Satisfaction In selling QUE HIGH GRADE SHOES, Ltecauie we know that every pair sold means another customer pleased. We arc absolutely certain that in Fit. Style and Quality they cannot be excelled. Don 't you think such confidence is worth investigation? Our SIiock UIvp Wn,t it-ilii,-! ion. J. M. KARSCH SHOE COMPANY j Cash Shoe Dealers, Farmington, Mo. OWaO0O0-0KCKOKO000-0K SOUTHEAST NEWS. A Perry county mule known to bt 82 years old died lust week 'mi men from Cape riirardeau irore sent to the penitentiary last sssk Perryville will eontinne t lie licrliti'il with 'oul oil, ri the propo sition in establish electric lights wiih defeated; Linn Stark, a man abonl lt( venrs nlii. whs struck by a (ailing tree on the 6th Inst., in New Mad rid OOimty, and had his head split open . The Kenton Record says thai there if a irobability thai a broom factory will shortly In- eatabliabed at that idacc by a Arm from Illinois George II I'aalcy, while stealing a ride on a train into Poplar HlutT, was accidentally killed by (ailing from the train in noma manner on the 7th. Bud llnyctt, a hoy IG years old, aeeidonlally Khol and killed a ynflngnr companion while hunting on New Year's day in Seott eounty. The Imys hail been leasing each other and fooling with their guni with I his result Home Wayne county hunters air very r I of the (act that i heir dogs killed a large catamount on the Ith iuxt. ll was over tour feet from tii to tip, weighed 2'J PBSndl and was eonsidrred an no usually line ft peci men, The postal receipts at Poplar ItlntT (or the past year were 10, 542.64, n cam ot over $1,000 over last year, and on the strength of this, Postmaster Bandies will ap ply at once (or free delivery. The Citizen says that the houses will have to he properly nutnhered ami (He niil, " "ks put in a wnlkalde con dition before free delivery will be given. Ste. Genevieve had an exoiting time last week Qerald Blliott was blown all to pieees by the explos ion o( some, dynamite at u eump nenr town on the 7th. Charles Duffy, a stranger in town, while drunk on the streets cut his thrust from ear to ear, and was only saved from death by prompt reme dies. A small pox patient. Charles Blaokledge, in quarantine, escaped on the Till and was at large some time before he was captured by his nurse. THE COMMONER, MR. BRYAN'S PAPER Will he especially Interesting unci in structiar (luriug Hie present session ol CUligrSSB The action of this congress will probably determine the issues iioii which tlie next presidential campaign will lc fonght. The Commoner pro posal to carry oa a campaign ol educa tion to the end that democratic princi ples niny triumph. in addition to the editorial depart ment, which receives Mr. Bryan's per sonal attention, the Commoner contains h Current Topic department, wherein a non-partisan discussion of topics of timely interest and other valuable in formation will be found. The Home Department is conducted ny an experienced woman who la widely known as a writer of household topics and who is an authority on the art of cooking in all that the term im plies. This department alone is worth the subscription price. The other de partment of the paper are all interest ing ami ably conducted, among which is a summary of the world's news tuba in narrative style; and Mr. Maupin's de partmentWhether Common or Not contains original anecdote and wit, moral lessons in homely phrase and verse, and appeals to young and old alike. The Commoner as a whole is clean, en tertaining and instructive, and ita rapid uicreaac in circulation, now nmoiinttng to 140,000 is proof of the paper's strength aud influence. Arrangements hare been made with Mr. Bryan whereby The Commoner can be supplied at a very low rate with Thk TrafRS ANO IlKKAi.n.lKith papers for one year for 170. This otter applies to Imlh new and renewal subscriptions, and should be taken advantage of without delay. All orders should he aent to the Timks am. IIkrai.ii office, Parestugton. Mo. A MOST LIBERAL OFFER. All imr farmer rttuUrTl should take id vintage f tin unprecedented clubbing offer we tliis yeer make, which includes with tins peper, The Live Stock indica tor! its Special Partners' Institute Kdi Uotti end The Poultry Parmer. These three publications Aft tin I. est trf their class end should be m every (arm borne, To them we add( for local, county and general news, Thm Paeminoton Timkh ami IIkkai.I), and make the price ot the tour one year only fl 25. Never lie fore was s much superior j reading mutter offered for so small an ! amount of money The three papers named, which vc club with mil own, are well known throughout the West, and commend themstdves to the reader's ntvovubte attention upon mere mention The Live Stock Indicator is the great egHcultsnra ami live stork paper the West. The Poultry ('armei is the moat practical poultry paper for the farmer, while The Special Paftttli' Institute RditlottS .ire the most practical puldica lions for the promotion of good (arming eve i puhlished. Take advantage of this grant offer, as it will hold good for a short lime only. Samples of these papers may bt examined by Calling St Thm i AkMiM.ioN TiMsta and h r.u u.n WHAT THE WOMEN ARE DOING. Seventy Canadian women are the ownr I'm of Ktittiu ssjsaMfttfl "I'd M of Mtlltijc vnanols, according to the ship pint; lt' thai lias i't-t been published 1 iy the Canadiau deport mcni of ma rine and Bsheriei. in llosrton there ere b number of elevator girls in office buildings who ptrc greet satisfaction. In K'hiladol' ph. 11 Um Womena ChHatlan ssoocia thiu findh. elevator prirls more prompt' er, politer, sud BteedieT than men. Modem eleriilnrH are inanatil wit h the ciiMti 1 cmc, and there is now uo rrsHtiu v. In youn ;-o , nl not supplant nsOfJ on them. Mitts Loufase W WilkiiiH, who hus re ; eaatiy satMad socne HOiOOO to her pri vate fortuiie hjr the ttile of her SM : auuu uiine In Arioitu. Is probablt j the wnly Woman in the World who is ! s practical M miner. She is it Ih tut I 34. und 1uh heen a proapactor end tulner fr lli yeur. She has found, opened, developed unit sidd fixe jrohl 1 und tv copper mines in Arizona and i Chili Aia. end from three uf her gold Jgopert ies she has nalied 1 saou MTft.000. Wo n ere becoming healthier and i longer Heed than men. according to ; the HtntiMicM thai the twelfth COO ! sua reveals. Thus, in March, which Is always the month of the greatcal number of deaihs. there died 100.1 i naalea. b sr i n t m7.7 females; in April, tiK.4 male-, ufraintd H.O femaleM. end In June, 4 males. asftiliiMl 011.4 fe males. Women are iiio much more srerne t unh ide than men. The to ' till BOni bar of dentha from suicide tuat vear wiih S.4UH. Of these 1,319 i i were tea and 1 . 1 h were females. HISTORICAL LIGHTS. The pooch was originaUj! i poiaonona 1 alsaond. Its faulty parts wt-re used to poison arrow, und for that pur pose were introduced intw Tersiu. The pyiaonOi before Mb iu moat oi the States, had heen COQdOOted on the hrulal agotoea that whs pit valeut in other atMintriea. One itOte used an old copper mine as a htate prison, and saoet uf the stales used whipping itml torture, under which criminals grew worse. About this time, the pentteu tlary system was introduced; uadei It, labttr took the place of whipping, and BOBte real effort was made to re form the criminals. The foolhu and cruel sy-htem tf iinprintininent for deht also begem to he abolished. The world's reateat monument, pri.eil oh a murvel of antiquity, scciiih to have been made w ith tools WO CWM h modern. From evidence collect 0d at (il'eh, W. M. Klimlers-IVtrie eon eludcs that the pyramid builder used solid and tubular drills, straight and circular sawn, and lathe tools, all uf which were set with cutting stones, and they did work that would puzzle the artisan of to-day. Home granite cores show that the drill sunk one tenth of en tnli at each revolution, while the eiit was clean and uniform through oft sandMonc and the hard est frrnnitr. As dlnmoiula were very scarce, It Is supposed that the cut ting material was corundum. 1 1 mil . uuimcn i o mLaonui The Chief Executive of Missouri Sends His Menage to the General Assembly. ! k REVIEW OF AFFAIRS OF THE STATE, Tin- Stnfe Mm 11 t It' in P.-mmt-I uit ill (lull 11 ml lit' 1 til ' t of tilt lVnilt- Ncim-iI lt t In III vi' rm In tiHrue tli't-"iiiiii4'iiilitl luii In Ili-butl of the HlMtMil l.imrtl. I l I t ni;r is the UtDttbU lOSSlSJagtl, In (nil, of Gov, 4J gander M. Dookwy, 1 1 1 1 1 hiii i 1 1 in I o and n-ml in 1ml Ii hOUMM Of the Poft) mvuimI gttlUtfftl Uhsi'inhly of Iflaaourli 'Mir ImUJIi QflltlUDM of I Ik S"' tmt- ;ml HOUM Of KcrprvMnutlvi 1 Accept ny hearty cniifrratulatsons upon j iur ssfltfTjl.lsya under urh favorable huspU " I'i uKpi'rlty ha showsfsd It blSSSlllltS law.-My upon our paopw duT iu th twelve month past. MUeourtam tin ut only pfofpefoui but proud ot th'i! u, iious oouinonwsaltfa bjm devoted PUOUG luirn.j lb uwn lour score faars that have i slm :.!;- -..i was sd mil led m tic American union, she has sti sdlly orci esaed tn all live eeecnUal eh tin ni: with h promote the happiness end prwnerlt) ol the people end eontrlb ute tn iiii- arsndeur ami alory ol u s erelgn state We have mniir splendid pruaresa durlnf the entire history of the stute, but the Mvehinment "f all our varied resources durtna the cant i wo rears hue been phe nomenal And there air Breeder trlumphi ret in be won MifMiitirt is now first sownR the states in agrli uituriti pre-emlm n i:hth in wealth .oid tinh m population Oui earl cultural, horticulture 1. railway, munu factuiiiufi mlnfnti and ail pthei Industries nave areetty proenered om educational system in constantly expend I na in scope and Ineresslna In enectlvenees Our cities iic tevmlna wiih bus) population, en aged in ii oflteble Industries On every hand there is wett-dtrected euray. thmt and enterprtM Tin- jawi hnvt lMen Im partially administered ( 'r I tin - bus I n punished Idfe and propert) have been fuib pniteotod Tin- admuilstratlnn r the fsicul HnTalra of tin- slate has been wise, honest ana truffa Missouri has ihr iuw- QOV, A. It, IXKKKUY. rtt i, n rata pf any stab of the Dnton The ersdlt of the state Is unsui pas even by tt national aovernment. tmmb ciiM.it i presslns Into our stale Churches and schools ere multlpiytna In even arene of hustin-iM uf- ihct i ae tlvtty and i v--. t . i . Already versified ana opulent resouri 1 1 t i the Hi- r favorabli haw nt- attention f lh- p'-opl,- of republlt .oid f tin SrOfid, Missouri Is lh hidustrl.il pr.oll of the a rest valley e th- Mlaslsslppl. : ( f&rved out of that lu.iitnKh nt domain which th- stai 'iiimi !..! r-f fh"m.is .b-f- j rs.m Kiiv- t" the Aiii -t lean ii.iil'ai. our Is already the foe UN tf n vast and Increaslna eommerce in nur chief metro politan eJtjf, at the areet World's expoel- th'll, MlsSOttri will innlHtml a display of reeouroea without a superior and hut few equals indeed, it is almost beyond the ken , if Imagination t" f nil v Kra.Hh the muhtv iKtiaibiitth i nt this- wonderful atate. I Inn nri-s. The cotiflttlnu of the sUlte treasury Is must satisfactory on the 1st of January, IDcl, there was an a va I liable eash bal ance In the treasury of n.C7t,9B1.l8 belonsT tiiK tO the various funds, which total Included tiTO.lK r. belonalnji t-- the statu revenue fund, and M7,fn B to the state slukitiK fund The total tncoms of the treasury, from atl sources, for tin two years ndina Jan uary 1, nun. was no,ssc.aw.7tl; the total dlshurst-mentn for the same period belna r.'.'ai.3xs M, The balance to the credit Of the various funds on January 1, 1108, Wuii tl.Ws.lif2 71, of which SW.741.W was credit ed to the state revenue fund and 2M to the state sinking raud The receipts of the treasury show a steady growth, due In most moftt part t t he maome arauia from the beer In spection fees sud the natural growth and Increase in the taxable wealth of the state lleer I MBsfetfl SW l'en. The fees collected under the modified iM-r Ineoeeusm biw passed by the last general assembly, naereeate 1770,613 7s, of which llftUllt.nl accrued prior i the pasa age f UN amended law, aud IMS, 171 H sines that law became operative The uveraae nioothlv reeeljits from Inspection fees Is In seeH of m.000, This law has fully vindicated tin ludgment of thosi who favored Its enactment end ha proved to te a popular und beneficent measure "IrVlilatt Tst." The "aet to peovese for a male license tax on distilled lhuors. IncliidliiK whisk hraudy. turn, uln and distilled snirlts of all kinds, 'vines and all kinds of vlnoun notion-, c c., nas neen declared uncon Btlttttlonal by the supreme court Of Mil eourl. Prior to the decision of that honorable body, the Mteeiol license commissioner eoi. lei-ted $i,7., under Mils law This money has been paid Into the state treas ury. Taxation of l-'r neh Ism, The franchise lew, enacted by the lasj general eeeeenMy, has greatly slmpllfit d the assessment of public service corpora lions While franchises were In fact as ssseed pi lop to the psssoae of this aet Brave uncertainty existed us to (he powet of the state to tax this class of props rt) under the then exIstltiK laws. The new law leaves no question as to the IckiiUiv of the assAaament The assessment ol Jiubllc service corporations haa reached I2n.ann.tni0, an Increase lit the laist twe years of tn,Wt.tm nr mure than fifteen per eent., while the inereaes tn ths assess tent oi teat and personal property tot th- corresponding ported ts scarcely flvr per eent. Collateral Inheritance Tns, The constitutionality of the net peOVtd lux for th taxation f "eollaleral In heritances, legacies, girts and conveyances In certain eases, to provide revenue fot educational purposes, for the maintenance and support of th;- Missouri Hi ales uni versity and Itr departments. ' has bet R austalneit by the supreme court The ilrst psyment Into the state sjpaae ury under this statute was made on it--81st of January, ISO". Sine that date JtIV -H31.57 has been received on thi" account, iMT.an.m bema aiinortloned to tin Htate unlversltv and MStM to the Rolls school of mines. The last eenoral aeeembly approprlatad M610J of this tax for the henellt of the State uiitversltv and t-v;.aou to promote the mtereste or the school of mines at Jlolla These annroprlathms were addi tional to the llHUba appropriated from the state revenue fund to meet the enl arlee and current expenses of both the unlversltv and the school uf mines It Is eettmated hv Htate Auditor Allen that iho Income to the university and FINAL SETTLEMENT. 1 Noilce la hereliy idven that ttie under iKnmt. aitiutiilatraior ol the eatute ol J. I.. KR08MU, Uf. '.), will imike nnal -ei t lenient of sold eStatS ol the nort turm of the PMbatl OOOVt Of St, Krancots rmintjr, Missouri, to Im' basvn and held at the Court House In Kai'mlnaton In ana I Ht, rraurols eounty, Mo., on the aeeoml Momuty in January, lil. J. Ii Ml n m.i.1.. Adiu'r. Hei-aruber II, Him. ot mines under the provisions uf h.iteini Inherlianee tax lav. will ii j ih.m :". yearly t)si I mii-l I iii'iiiiii' Auditor All) o alo . tin, ,o - lb St iho tot.d i ,- Into tla state treio-uty i.ecuiitt. if th- strife revenue fund wilt he uboui P.iou.uon I'M the snsulna bleniuai pelh.,1 I recommend that lie- apptoprlathnis for an our atate institutions be as xener nut oi mas be, insistent with the rev snues t the state A sound pubih' pol Icy, however, absolutely and iniiexlhly Commends that the total of the appro prlaUons hi broujrht within the iimitn oi tmr t'silm ii. 1 rev ' nues. Htate ladetnladnesW) The outstenulni debi of the state on January I, itm. consisted or I1JI7.000, three and oni hair net eent. ref undine bonds and M.I1OJ0S.4J school certificates of Indebtedness Since January L list, 15. of additional oertnleatee nave beeo Issued fl.'"" In fuvor of the seminary fund and ll.uiu aided to ths endowment of the School fund. This Increase uf school certllb ates has been offset by tin retirement of un soual amount of bonds Tin Iniiehd debt of the state has at ready been reduced tl.4,w.',w durlim thli udinliifslr itiou. the outstandtiti; tl. ht b liiK only at this time In addition to the reduction Of the principal ii it debt. stt3,7M.ll has been applied to meet the Interest upon th bonded debt end school Dertlflvatea, The of thit atate are to h! con gratulated upon the luHplrliiK fait that tin i.tst of the oat'tandluK bonds will ver) soon b. paid. Thirty yetus axo Blhis Wood - .n whs luHUKtirated aovernor of Missouri .t that time the bonded debt was Bi,7m,000, the tax rate belna tirty cents on the one hundred dollars valua tion. Hlowh hut Certainly, tills dftil ami Inten si has been Ihiuslated, while the tax rate has been reduced just one half. The final and complete cxtttiKntshtucht of the bonded debt, to b ooneummated and announeed at an early date, win be the occasion of great rejotolna amouK ths taxpayers ot Missouri, in itAdttinn to the pas tie tit oi the outstanding bonds. Mis souri has s. t snarl D.im.etM from the slnklna fund to meet the reauhoatenti uf the World fair enprojsrlatfon enowl t riinmr. The state certlRcetes of Indebtedness, commonly known as "school certlAoatss,' now amouui to n,.fis.s:ti n The sol I fund amendment, recently adopted b) ths people, reiulres tin Isfjlelature to ex tend these certincates as thei mature for such net lods of time and at such rates ot Interest as may Im provided by law Ii bImi requires the Isfjialature, upon the payment ot me Htate bonded debt, to ra du the rate of state taxation to meet the requirements of the public debt from ten eents on the one hundred doluui valuation to not exceedtiuj three cents on tin- one hundred dollars valuation That is to say. with ths extlneiitehmeni of the bonded debt, ail the requirements of lbs constitution in respect to the public debi Will have he.ti fully met when the lefts- lature pmvbles a safiicieut amouni ahnu all) to pa) the interest upon the school eertlneates which now constitute an en dowment fund for the benefit of Mi i i meanlili ent educational syetem The InteiH'si marge ui the treasury on oecnmii ol the school eertlfjcates win amount, In round numtMrs, to tfii'.aii) un nualty. i pon the basis of the present as m mmvnt of the taxable property ol the nlale, a levy of (wo and oWS 1 half cents on ti te hundred dollars valuation win be ample in meet thl- liability llowevu, liuismueh as a fractional levy win lead to annoyance ami confusion, I recom mend that In lieu of the ten cents on ths om hundred dollars valuation heretofore levied, a levy of three cents on the one hundred dollars valuation he authorised hit the n.. ul year of iye.1. and a levy of two cents on the one hundred dollars valuation for the fiscal year of u-i The complete payment of our outstatid Ing bond bieetnei with the reduction or -late till, h Ii taxation. Will cijUStlltltt) a chapter In out tUeal affairs moot pHjeetnsl to e,ry taxpayer. Hueh a record speaks for Itsell It needs no eneomlum. It jus tines th- wisdom and the economy which have iii tiu ui tied the management of out nunneial affairs durtna the last thirty fears, and a t.i-l. tribute to the hou- and bUSln Js saaaclt) of Missouri's i "iin inls both 1 1 vlna end dead i Now thai Mlasourl is soon to be ft e,i from ti"- r itralnt of bonded obligations, It shUbl b- one eonatant aim. by ontinuanci of liberal ami pronreselye poilclist, i" promote every interest of that I Brent rommonwet lib. and hasp it fully in harm on) with the advancement of the in it v 1 nt ii y tn which w live While n . true that much has already I bairn aeeotoi.M tied In the d" c1oiu-n.ni of nur reaoureee, yet much remains to be lone e havi noi pel fully sseaaured the extent of our erer-expandlna re sources, and t In sonlth ot wealth and powi t b ckons us to still areater eon auests. v musl continue to ao forward llepnettiieolM Th"- deiMirtmenta of in . . o- lahnr. bulldlna 'Oid loan, mines ami mtniuK. far tory and beer Itiapectlon, and the ofBci of the sdjutanta nerisl, which are bra iu he- of the executive department, are all in charge ef capable ofnotats who have rallhfully performed their duties us required b law All of these bra nee s of tlx stall povernesenl ate Important, but Inesmooh as thee1 offlctals will suhmii reporte I shall nut In detail review tle lr labors Th' Insurance department has grown In recent yea re to he a very Important executive of nee, it is um- of the htrfer revenue product no branches of th stats government, annually paylna Into the stats treasury several bun bed thousand dol lars more than the eoet of It a mainte nance The receipta from fees paid by ln Burance companies amounted to S.H3.atftliJ durtna the biennial period sndlna the Bret of the present year. The Insurance de partment is required annually to assess i apaiust ever) Insurance company not er- tfanlzed under tin laws of Missouri a tax I of two per tent upon all premium col lected In this slat.' PurlliK the last two years ByQis.oi navs been aolieeted undsi the pravbtlons Of this law. Inasmuch as a n Umbel o Insurance OOmpanleS retired from business In the United Btatei dur ing thli period, n was reared thai tea two per ' i-ut tax for the past two years Would brtna very much less to the treas ur than for the two years precedinfl Hut it seems that this Bpprehenalon wun eroundless. ths income aurlna the last two years - xreater h 1107,141 than dUtinK tin ears ISM and US"' The finan cial exhibit I this depart lieu -)- -thai It iias bi-ett fallhfull and economic ally inanaeedj and its wklel) extended business ce refully admtosstered atate InettcnttwsMs allssouil has tweTlty-one Well eQUlDpSd Institutions, fully toe mm., i of tneli kind In an) state of the union. Tin1 tatc untyerslty, school of mines and I rnota tlui u . Ihiee normal bools. I, lit ; coin in-oiiuti-, four hospitals for the In sane, sciioni tor tin school for the blind. C minded and epileptic. deaf and dumb dony for the feeble, confederate home, federal home, retorm hool for boys, hi dujilrial home for lrls. slate fair, fruit ejrper intent station, and our slate pent- tentlary an all under capable, economic .iixi humane mamurentent. The reports ol tie' RVinuaers of these various fnstltuthui will be lubmltted to the legislature, and I shall not, therefore, weary you with Voluminous citations from such reports nfTi it im- the scope and extent of their wot k Missouri appropriated for the biennial period just closed, nearly pmOM to con struct and equip bulldliiKs for stats hi Btltutlons These appropriations were nil i charge upon the state revenue fund, except those for the buildings of the guts unlverstt) and the Rolls school of mines Which were paid Ottl f the collateral In heritance tax 1 earnestly urgo that provision bo madu for adequate Insurance niton all stab bulhllnaa. Hui few of these structures carry suflb lent Insuram . ami moat nf them ate wholly uninsured siot- lloarda. The state hoards of health, agriculture, ghartimcy. dental xamluers. emhalmbi'; erber examinera, fish oomnuesum, char ities and correction. BOOlosry and medla tlon and arbitration are all actively and eActentl) at work In the various Delds of labor assigned i hem by the laws under which th"y were erealed. where alt huve dot), so well it is per haps Invidious to discriminate. And yet 1 feel constrained to especially commend to votir favorable notice the achievements if this state board of mediation and ar bitration Since Its establishment this board has over and over again success fully adjusted dlfferenca between em ployerS and employes With ability and tact It has discharged the Important da lles committed to It However, the law renttiiK this hoard requires amendment tO make itlll more effective, and I be- pea it for this recommendation the earn hn and thouxhtful trnnakteratlon of the general aeeembly. Arbitration Is Ihu FINAL SETTLEMENT. Xntine la hervliy alven that the under sinned, uilmlnlatrator of Ute estate of W II. anaON, Dee'd, will make tin. i aMUSmanl of said estate at ttie next term or the Prolate (inurt of St. rrancoU COUMj Missouri, tn lie twgun nr.il held In the Omi t limine In Kurmmston, In sold eounty. on the aeeontl Monday In ..an aary. i'.m. V. II. VorNil, Adm'r. most potenl eaenoy for tn -1 an.-i.t ot tin oft-recurring wfferenecs Uatween oag Itai and labor These (Utterances so n tally ITeet not nnly the parties to the coiitro, i j, but the public Interest! as Well, tl ai they Call tor the wisest leiflsla Itotl on the part of -l, the atate und the Beneral government. Sulltiiuil i.aard- 1 most earnest I) recommend a llbtrul epprojirtatlon ifor the support uf ths na tional euaid I believe with Thomas Jef fsri in. In h well oraaniavd and well equipped mllltla, During the coming rear the LtMitslsna Iurehoee exposition is to be held ;it Bl Loull ami our national guard, di. of necessity, be called upon to meet unusual bXpendltures I respect fully urge therefore, that the appropria tion for the luppori or ta national uuurd be l irgely n ei meed liuoiiio and Cstaupflaetee Ma smalt Iosm Tl.e board of eomndssioners appointed to conduct tin- Missouri sxnlblt at tha Buffalo and 1 'barb. Ion expositions havo completed thell labors aial lul mlttsd a final report, which win he transmitted to your honorable body, l can tad (no etrongly recognlae ihe Itblllly evidenced by the iticinb. r- uf this board In dlsplaytm; tin r uress Of our gresJ state at tin ss exposltlona, The exhlbitH of Missouri . oniric-t..b a the admiration or the multitudes in attend eases and l feel assured that the expendi ture of et,ffj.7H for this purpose was a wis- one in th- SgrleUltUral, horticultural, tallies and mining. idUtlotia1, foreetr) tnd dnir vhlblts Mb o ml was awarded at the Buffalo and Charleston ex poet i tone sjaty-elahl a'd medals, forty nine silver medals, one hundred and thirty bronse atedals, and received Mh morablo mention" III tvto huiiutid and six eases. In tl pinion of the ,'dlss url hoard of commissioners, the advertisement and exploitation of ,,m- resources In the east ern and southern states win enlarge the markets for nur pi noui la and reeull tn the establishment et closer ami mote profitable romnn rt rehitlons bo t ween Ml- lourl end other s .ten of the Union. I - srlelaltott, I earnestb unite ihe attention of the general assemb In Ihe necessity of ful isMii c the idedgrs matle to tin- people which require leg Is tat Ion for their enforcement. I also can the enactmi teel game s Is be lb . liv the necessity fnr an e . lh e la w to iiro- Ish Th and il- lt es.-nl siatuta spy for amendment Is bvlnus. The slate board of churlttea and eor. rectlon recommends Ihe creation of a Juvenile court, apple able to the lamer cities of the state i can not too strongly Indorse ihe enactment of such legisla tion, and trust it amy meet with your appro t ul At this tiuu I ib pol desire to submit furi h--1 i nmendattoni In res peel tu proposed legislation. I will do so. from tin;- to time by special message, in ihe event the Interests of the pi,, should seem to require it rjowrlnsloa. And now, e- ni lemeti permit me to again eonaratubtte you. and through you the Kre.it people . I tl tlt, Upoll tills suspicious opening of the Korty -second Beneral assembl) It Is an exalted privilege to lie a elttaefl of i his pi oud commonwealth, it is a prlvllvsic "'in more exalted to be a rltlsen of this great republh The fundamental doctrines of govern ment announced by Thomas Jefferson dedicated this young rcmiblk to fraedam it devslopnient is the rom ince of his tory Our pfogrese In Invention, ths ex pansion of territory ihe increase ol pop. uletlon: tin- stupendous accumulation of wealth and the de elopmenl of ail our vast and varied resource i will Uve In souk and story while tl rST lasting tillla endure To-day wi upy the vantage position of the freest and most progressive nation in the history of tb- human race The Imperishable achievement! of ths first century of our constitutional extstense could la- po slide onl) by a united enter prlstntr. free people However, rreat ns have bn the tri umphs of our people awre liberal eom nierelal polities invite us to yet greater trlumphi lender the policy of freer trade tilts republic will soon baooms s master ful cmnmi n ial WO td power. tbdiarn- pared trade h m w merchant navy, cheap ci-plt il uii-ui ; i - d it 1 en Uve aenlus; tn tetllgenl isbor; unixcelled productive nuv chlnery, and the tireless enterprise uf our people vahi destroy trait monopolies now sheltered by Iexts1.it bm. and a 'so enable ths productive industries f this oountry in dominate the hnghways of ocean com mree atid the ma frs of the world. With lay Ml sourl will hall the cumins era when tin nhu-h i nf - .-nini-; rial free- nom ahall rrown our eouptry with the laurels of resplendent, fadeless suprem acy A M Ihh'KKRY THE LATE MRS. A.M. DOCKER Y RvaKtlMllnn. af rna4alaaa .aasjlaS In II, .11, 111. (IK)-, .if H.c HI.. .,M,.-I I u l.litl.ir.-. .I, nvtson citv. Mo., 9sa. ti.- Iaet JntTrrsor Cltjr, M . laa, I. Incl- dant t. the prosaaritaipi ol iIm IssSs- lilt lira-. W i . i n . - . I., i .'MillltioliH of t'on- lol,'iMi. Mfltfa Qotr. Dooltefy oa Ii Im rc- osaf Imti .-i wiui-iit wer prt-aeatvd and unaatnioiiRl,v stloptpd. Hf ItatOf Morton off.'r.'il thfl follow- in iiihl tli,. senate promptly sdontr It : "Only n wr.-k Krn tin- p-on-rnor of thli t ii i ,- lost iii?- llfa-loaa companion snd wife, 'I'lu' atVi'i tion sxlatltui ba- tWaan tin- two, anil hrr tli'iotion to him. aat lift Ita latprlat fot good upon svarjr Mlsaoart horns. Thli body xtrridi its sympathy te Oov, a. M. UATI MltS. A .J DOCKBRT. Dockery, sod hereby udjouroi oat raapcal to khs memory of Ihh if..." Mr. Whlteeotton offered the follow. Inir In ths SOU SB! "WiirrriiK. The Supreme Ruler of nil sms inm rsroovsd front tin. aianiloa uf our ifofeeaor ha Hi Mansion shove, Mrs. Duekerjr, our ajfotraraor'i hslorsd srtfa; la- it SSssolssd. That iliin, ths Party aac rjnd aaaasshry, laurlai our BotatQionsos to Boa, A. M. Doeltary, our yarsraor, sad sapraas our lympathy at this u- tOWSrd SVeat whi.-h han oast gloom over our satire stall'." Tlir resolution was hardly rem! be fore its adoption was moved, second ed iiml carried. Hen n iniu II. Foriisnn, a pruminent hanker, died suddenly nt bis desk In bis 0000 at Spring field. 111. Notice. Siibscriptions taknn lor every Mag azine ami Newspaper published i" t'nitcd States or Kureln onunlrlos, at I'ublisberi' l'nccs, at I'ki.tt's. SEE OUR CLUBBING RATES sKnsSa&. ' '-saBnnB Inaevir 9 nVsM s-v-v Alternating Currents V The onrioni predileotion of some papers in fenoing ft their editorials in tqaars lota like i V otmeeda biskit ad peases the nnderstaod inffofa frreat Dumber of onr gen tle ftilka. Does it menu that there is lots in 'em, or is it n preoaution tionary measure taken with n view to Warding off the at lin ks of piratical, marauding iheetsf An oltl genteman who lives on a brm near Fayette witnessed 8 foot ball game recently and upon arriv ing home described ihe gattie to his wife, tbtU: "Jtlsi let twenty big hofjs out on a soft Meld any day and then threw down s peek or so of Corn in a lack, and set 'um go for it and you'll know rlboul what a game of football looks like to a farmer." Advertise) . A MMSIBUI MOMSaWaa VKKSh. Tls winter lime, rejoin ! rejoicel Holler with .1 reut I , a vole. Although your nose in iv Ii, tulte wheesjt Vottl old bald bead rests free an I easy No Hies there are to balk and bite And yttatS and bags are out of light, All tilings that crawl ire la the ground And won't be out till Spring eontss 'roil ml. When -Mark Twain Was a VOUUg and struggling newspaper writer in San Pranoiaoo a woman oi Ins nc qnaintancc saw hira nnndaj with a eigarboi under his arm looking in at a shop window ".Mi Clemens," she laid, "I always see yon with a eigarboi nnder your nun. I am afraid you are smokiug ion niuoh." "It isn't thai." said .Mark. I'm moving. ' ' A nervous-looking man came into the grocery store with his baby on ntie arm and a eoal-oil can on Ihe other, lie phmed the can on the eounter, and said gently i "Sit there a moment, dear. ' Then holding the baby up to the daaed elerk, be added : "A gallon of kerosene in this, pleaee, Exchange . sooa vi'.vrs Nineteen hundred' Msnied -never. Thirty-three and never caught. Write it "bachelot forever, Nineteen hundred knotty not, ii.i Me, a maiden troSB tin- eit . Courted her a month for fun. Married her for love or pity- Now It's 'nineteen hundred- won lens Motibt a cotton last Bsptsuiber. Hills .lie I'l'ttilltr liii'i'i r uliru ' Thingi a thou sand to reaiembei DSbtl lor "nineteen hundred too " l9o.i j . 1 1 tla- Tonuny born to niuglc In ths Browing family. What I CBSUps! Once lone ami lingle; Now in "nineteen hundred, three'" - Aloystus Coll in Leslies Weekly, O'BBKTUC: Do yon know. I had a premonition that a burglar would steal my watch last nigbt, 0'Bom.K! How is thatf O'Brbtlks Why 1 noticed, when I went to bed, lhal il was truing; itud it was gone when I got up, Bxobauge. strayed or Htoiun During the severe wind of last week six cracks were blown out of mj baruyard fence, They were either stolen or wandered off. Return to. A, B. Shay Question : If eoal costs $5 per ton, how much can you bnj in Parmington for $ l . Answer: --None; lieeause there isn't tiny. Found A two carat piece of an thracite coal of the Brsl water. Will be returned upon proper identification. For Sale A good picture ol ourselves. Will exchange for miner al lands, a city block in St Louis, or cash. Little gobi of powder, Little ipecks of paint, Makes the little Freckle, . Look as if it ain't. - Bphlnx. and niaki Hi I So you won't is DPT Brx: Well, I won't makeup."! Life. Wanted Knniolel hii.g that wll I due the work. I. M. Kotstuph, Best Liniment on Earth. Henry D, Itnlilnia,. Boot, City H ater Works, Sliallslinrg, Wis., write-: "I have tried many kinds of liniment, but have never received much oOBBtll until I used Mallard'- Snow Liiiitnenl for rheimiiili-tii and pair- I Rdnk il the best Raiment on ssnli. Stfio, 80c and 1 botllcs at Iho City Drug Store xliiiMiuiiiiiimimiiiitiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiM I 1854 1902 i Car let on College 3 I PREPARATORY. I NORMAL. I S COLLEGIATE. Students Msy Cuter at Any Time Offers four courses Icnriiiif; i B Cnllegr ilcqms. ami tjeci:il courses S g in Ahsic. lilacntinn ami Hunk s g keeping, for eatalognc aililress 3 . t. MERACI.E. 1 Z Farmingtnn, M miuiiiiiiitiiiintiiiiiiiiiiiiiiHiitiiiiiiiiiis qh LORENZ AND DR. STILL CONTRASTFij I rum i iteiiiini hie Health- t'otlnu.il Irom last h SSI on -Tl It. UI.MI.WS Till SVSTKM lit. rovaoBD. Dr. A T, Still was interviewed dur ing the Lorens excitemenl by the Bt. Louis Post Dispatch BOBMrolag Un setting and whst ths Osteopaths "t America arc duiue in thai line. "The system of reducing old dislocation.- of the blp and also dll loca tion, nf other pntis of the body is u,iw prsotiood bj over '2, lion Osteopaths in the United Steles The oase of little K nnny (irnuger ol St. Louis, Mo., who was recently UOONSfullj treated bj Dr. M w. Ballsy tor dislocation of the hip, is only one of hundreds of similar cases sueccsslully treated by osteopathic physicians in all parts of the souatry. Handredsol eases eteon genital and BOqBlfod dislocaliotis of lbs hip have been -ueees-lully liealed at Kirksville by me and my assistants during the past twenty. the years tine ot iho most narked itigsrsnsn. in the methods nt Dr. Lorsna and that ot Ihs Osteopath in reducing disloca-lioti- i- that the Osteopath does Ibis wotk without the use of anesthetics, braOM or easts. I hu hip is usually prepared lor reduction by oarslully breaking up all adhesions shunt the joint, snd then i Mi by a system of manipulation!. As a ntie Oflsopalke do nnl -el dislocated hips without lirst going through a course of ttealmenl to establish suflioleal awliua m ihe put to allow ihe head of the hone to in- moved Around Into its looaei with out rupturing any llgameats orasos eles lint l here ate a number ol re markable BSSeS where hips have been -et at ii single treatment bwtiag only a fea BliOUtOS. lit the nuinerous cases of dialoea tioli of the hip that have been ruled at Kirksville, ihe billowing well known eases will serve a- illii-.li at inn.-. S. IV lleConaell, tortaerly of Council Blnffi, Iowa, now of St Louis, was cured in a tew ireatments, in- hip beiaa set af ter a numbet phyaician, Sad advised smpalalion lor a bad condition ol the k The daughter of Coagrcssmsn I'clori of Kansas, now- pnaniuentlv eoniiecleil w ii ii the sioekyaids at Kan -a- City, Mo , was cured in a single treatment rhle link girl was being treated lot inberenloaii of the inp joint ami her leg had been in a eas tor a tiambei ol moalhs. The child walked, iisin' the lee, the ,aiue day, and to-iliv i- Sound ami well, with not a sign to nark her former crippled condition. Another easr was that ol the lime daughter ol Mr. Oeaovar, i prominent hardware uierobaot of Kan say City, Mo The wife of Thomas Baker, ul Palmyra, So., wa also en ilrely cured after few treat meati Probably Ihe best known case trcntcl at Kitksville i- that of Mis. Mne Critcbfleld, daughtei of a hanker of OskaloeeB, Kan. In this BSCS the hip wai oomptotely dMooated, the tea being st least three ineaes shorter thmt the normal one, with tliu head of the hone well up on the bark part of the ilium It was a dislocation ot lifteen yearl -landing She wa past twenty when I he came t Kirktvllls lor treat -meant This cose was only carrd af lei several years' successive triialiuent The hip was set at a llnghj Ireatnieut, however, bttt the rest of the time wu employed in establishing motion enough in the pan - to adjust ihe dis located bone without lojoriBg the sur rounding ligaments and muscles. "Ktuiuet Hamilton of Kirksville, now a student al the A. S. ()., had a dislocated hip ol several years aland Ing. This w is rednoed a number of years ago. the case of .1 . It. Murk- more, although not one of dhunoated hip, being a dialooated ilium, is quite well known in St. Louis, where he reside-. Mi. Blsokuore vvaa eared In Kitksville in n -iuh- treatment last April. He had boon s constant suffcrn for two years and had ooMBited many pbyilcisni, but received no relief until the ilium I hit was not of place was let in a single treatment, "About six years ago Un Joseph Ucnsoti r'orakor, of Ohio, brought her little son lo Kirksv ille for treatment, the child was suffering from valvalai he ot trouble. At the same boarding boose where, 'he was itopping wai Mi-s Watson of St. Louis. She had Dome to Kitksville In be IrSSlod tor a dialocatod hip. Mrs. l'oraket inri me the next day and called my attention lo the case of Mis. Watson 1 went over to the boarding house and in Ihe presence ot Mis Koiakei sot the young billy's hip in a Single treatment 'I bis case being unite fumous, as it was re ported to Mr. Porsker's acqnalatanees and became generally known through her. Miss U'alsou Is now married and hves in -, Louis, her name being Mi-. Slegidl "Sixteen years ago I set the hip of a Hies Lowe, of Sublet!, Mo She wa- at the lime lifteen years old anil her hip had been disabled since biilh When she lit -i eumc to me her leg was Withered ami uiclcsa. She was Heated sa'Tsroilt limes for a year or (wo tier- .'. the hip was sei The leg then gteW In lime ni iu normal (kM. "I1 could name many uther cases that were cured In a few treatments but! short lime cures In this elms of cases is not the rule. -'The Osteopaths all over the country are successfully prac. licing my method. " So much lor tbe Founder of Ihe American System's own itory. With this contrast between the American and foreign met hods, ami this brief reference lo some ol (he well known cases which have been cured Osteopath ioaHy, I think the lay reader will agree w ith me that Ur Still ia entitled to tirst honors both in point nt priori! ot discovery and auperioiity of niein ods. Hsaar Bntaaoet Buanxo. D.O. DR. W. E. ELLIOTT, OSTIiOHATM, rarmlniton, Mhtaourl W. H. YOUNG. jTTORNEY AT LAW. MOTAKV SMUG ANO MMTn.ll or run pkach FARM INGTON, MO. OBtoeinoom Kouaa, Oo Tssaiaisi i Room b. h. marbury, Attorney-at-law, farm1ncton, missouri. w II. I. BCttCttM In all tbeOoultlof s.iiitli east Mltsourl and the siipreme Court. OOLLBOntHII MM.IOrVBH I'Hee In Ileal!) Hull, Itlll! . ROOM No . J. PAUL CAYCr Ifrnmwv at law, FARMINQToN, MO. Offlco iii Bcalty Building. JERE S. GOSSOM. ATTORNEY-AT-LAW, ParmtuBton. tvi ... Will .prartlc. Iniheooui un. ..t inourt and um aui moun B ""JCfJ." !vt Bulldlas, KarthWMf on net i iii, ii,- Kqnara. edward a. rozier, Attorney at law, i vitvtiMiioN, MiastM 77-m.i prnetle. in an the tloiirtaol m; onri artnace in Benig Buitdiaa. H, 11. smi ru . v, - SMI TH A ANTHONY, rJLTTORNEY'J-AT-LAW, Poroilnstim. IVXa . nivi in . in nil the t mot - ol Noufbeait MlMourl, the st Uoun tiuirt ot vi c anil ens su prima i nnrt uaieelnst. rmneoli im, hunk bulldlni Oil V, I. hi I I 11 011. i it n.i mis, DRS. KEITH A FLEMING, 1 1 1 YSIOIANa, FHrrnlngion, : ; Missouri. omre in Bnaitr anuntne. "I I II I. I'llilSI I Itl soo.M i 'PnoMB, Iiii. Keith's, Ko. M. I im rtamina'ii an. m DR. A. B. MARBURY, DENTIST, SMSSSJsr tu flr, U Smmtn. MPMINCTON, MISSOURI. Rooss Si i RasJtr UalMlttfi, 'PsMMM No, 7A. DR.J. W. BRAHAM, RESIDENT DENTIST, W Parmfrnou, TVIt.. A.I I kliula or ilental niiiiiuitona with Hie luteal mm inns! apirnvil unil BMtnoai, Al! wort Kiiaiante.'il la rlVfl at aflietlou. :". m rr st , le in '.' DR. J. V. BRAHAM, DENTIST, Parmington, Missoui i OVI IOB IN aoTTOKB lil ll.l'IM. OWEN A. SMITH, M. D.. BYB AND KAis: AT FARMINQTON Tunadar, Thnradny and Snturnas CHBee He. njaMneon'i BalMInn, AT DESLOGE Monaar. HYedneailai and Prldas DR. R. FUGATE, .aOUXjIBT. SF mioiott- ,n. TVI . . SBV I ' I-: ' ' I l attention atvan to all UtSaniaiol the r:yr. Visit the omee or w rite. Office In Really Building Room No. 17. W. L. SACK MANN JUSTICE OF THE PEACE l VIIMlM. I 'iV , MO, a. Ofltcs one door uisi oi Totlay'i Jan elry alor... W. M. IIAKLAN. It. MI.KKTH, i-reahlent. VtnSPfSI. m. r OATOli Qishlsf CAPITAL STOCK $26,000.00 (SiirphiH $I5,(M)o.(K)) I'-'-"- a Kennr-il HHnkliiK nnil Ki - i,:ii..;' hiinlnuai. Inmrnst (all on ttmp u-i..i -InsnnMl nicslusl Iturjrlnr; In the i oifllf t smt 'asi,aliy Co.. of NY.. OOLUaOTKMI a spkcialtv. Qtpjui'.ary of Qounty Jundt. D1SSCT0M. - -I'eter (ilmlng. J. K. Kreln. ll.sieeth. John It. lllsnlev W. II. Ung. A. J, Zwart W. M. Harlan STOCKHOLDERS' MEETING. II I UNGI Nolle la herehy ulvan that a ini.tlmrof itie atockhnlders of The Karinlnjrtou llomn liulldtnK and Ixxin Assorfatlon win hs lisld al tli. offlre ot tin s..i i , im j m Karintnirtnn, at. Irani-iils count)-. Missouri, on Tuesday Kehruarr 17th. I SOS, at nine o'rlook a. ui for th. purpose nf voting ufion a proposition then and there to im sutimtttiMl, to Ineroas : the capital stock of th Association from on. liun.lr.-i: and Twenty Thousand (tin, ouo.uo) Dollars to Two llundr.it and Forty Thousand ('lc.',i f Oolan; aud lo nmend tli. by-laws, elect oftleers, and to trans aet iuch other Inistness as may eoine reg-lar ly lfnr. the mnllni- Ily or lr of th. Hoard of Olm-tors . J.V. OA YOB A. T. NIXON, secretary. l-reslden). DMimlwr is. iwrj.