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I The Hoodoo of :
f the Crossbar A I By IZOLA L FORRESTER. 5 (CoiyriBttt. IWO. bj llu ''' rfcOI I WHKN Don TrkTtn brought n brand uv wife banc from Kan mu city Ihe eeoond Unit I"' wen! down with 1,000 Imad of lOUOd itock, there ! Wtth ii fiivuruMi' rl ujilr of public Opinion J from Hunrlw to tin Croaabar The OroaabBr hail been n While ele phant on tbt hand! of aeveral until ; Traveri tooi it in band h- aold off Um aid bard at a tacrine, and Bllad up the ranch with fine, new picked itock, Kit Idaai of iirewiini; and grazing war lomawbat ahoad of Sunrl'-. ami Ita inrlrona, but tu panovered, and proa" parad la the fa of the Croaabar hoo doo. "You may cone out fair ai.il nquare the llrHt year, sunny." old Hlckaon told him the llrHt time he allowed Up In Ihe metal circle on the front stoop of the 'Rough Diamond.'' "We'll get an eaay winter anyhow, hut wall till an ilr.lit day bllaaard Hiiikeit you in thai shack, with hundred! of your finest dn.jii.lii: under the ilrlfti. you'll wlah the whole Croaabar in Tunkat There ain't a de cent weather stud on the place. and ihe IttHt two follow! there Battled the hoo doo OB It for sure. Itocky Daell and I'll brother Jim. We found Jun frote miff with the cattle luat March, and Itofky'i going to tl.e doa. Better look oul for lueky lie lan'l veiy tweet on the Croaabar, Travern nodded With a BTlD of de termination He bad bought tip the rat., h cheap from Rockjl Davla, and be lieved modern netbodl would un far towarda chaalng the hoodoo The pas turage wan good. He made new fem e illvlalotiK on bla own Judgment, ugnlnxt the ailvlre of ltoi liy. and CUI down the etotk MO head the first year, to run no risk of over crowding. Wheu he u.ni In Kansas City the Mi, mil year In took along th finest herd Huarlse ac tion bad ever seen, and it brought bla own price, Rocky beard of the hale with eulleu moroeoueea, but Hlckaon and the real averred mildly that the (roungBtei had mighty goo.! tuff In him So when along with hla Inislness en- ' terprlae, Travert returned wltha pretty wife, public opinion sided with Hick- on, and admired the hustling quallttea of Trarera, without regard for Itocky M hla falluie Aa for Betty beraelf, ahe wii more j than pretty There WBJ a puis, to her carriage, and a atyle to her dreaa thai get the pace among the feminine ele ment of Bunriae At first she was sa d to be "stuck up " Bunny Pierce said so when ah aug- pae ted that he lift his hat when he said , good-morning, but when ahe pitched in and mad Minnie lllckaon'a wedding dresa by the pattern of her own. and MM her off to Bioui Palll on her wed- ding trip with Bunny, looking like aoi body, the verdli f was reverai d, and abe i wat held lo be worth) ofTravera It was In February thai the big bile- : aard came After n week of clear skies 1 and wlnd-ewepi waati a, the cloudi i loai .1 In, and by the first nightfall, old ranch- j era were driving In all they could of I their herdt Travera watched and waited, hoping the worn was over Ii was well Into the third day when Roi ky Davla brought ' word of over a hundred death! the night before in the nortbwi it division of the : ranch The boys hud tried to bunch I the cattle, and drive them south, be Midi but the anow u as i Icep Iletly watched h in M be stood by Ihe ' kiti inn stove, one foot on Hi, hearth 1 Khe had nevwr liked the boy. Truvera had found him ..lie night down In Sun rise, a few tnoutha uftei his marriage going to the devil ns fin t as an empty ' purse would let him It' had beard films. If cursed at tin bur of the "Rough Diamond," and the novelty of It had ctruck him unpleasantly when In found that Rooky was the curs, i With a variety of side compliment! on the subject delivered in his own pe collar atyle, itocky v,us di i taring to the world at large his undying hatred of one Travera, an outsider who hmi come In, and dared to make mone) out of tin ranch thai had been tin death of Ins bruihcr and the ruin of blmaell Whereupon Trnvers hmi promptly offered bin all tin- help In Ills power and had given him work at Ihe Cross bar, and tried to bra him up '"You won't be afraid, will you Betty?" Travera Mked, anxious!) : "It may tic for all night." The previous w inter In bad been oul with the boy i, i baring the hardships and danger ami enjoying the fight fur! BuccbKs, but now the i harm of bar face J and the fear for her safety field him back "Itocky can stay and look oul for you." he added I m going aloiif with you, Mid HtK'ky. carelessly Something In his tone made Bett) turn and look him In the eyea His giame fell, shiftily, before the Heady questioning of her ow n. bin Travel did not notice It. and she hesitated to tell bl in of her suspicion "I'm not afiald." she told him. Must be careful " After the two had gone, sin barred the heavy door and sIimmI at the window, trying to aee In the blackness outllde It was aeveral miles to the UOTthWeil division. If Travera' horse. Chance, should give OUt, or they sluuiW lose their way. or If Rooky were treacherous She shuddered and though) of poor Jim Davla, No wonder Itocky was grim and sullen. She could not sleep, and an ahe sat by the (Ire listening and waiting the alienee grew terrible The thought! surged through her mind with allium: a sight ma re fearaoneneaa - 'fg'illi it-- 'jji " " ptauiijiil Jmiimnmiai a A A AAA jW A AAA., Sliu e the coming of the Davit l to 'lie ranch, she could mux ml.. I count less mishaps. Insignificant, but annoy log, which could be laid to hla n.l.u ence. Quarrels among the other boya, the auppoaed accidental ahool.lig of Charley Hickman over cardb one night in tin buukliouse, cattle gone a- ray, and even the pollution of oue of the .. Us. which had becu laid to the ibeep aerders She had never thought of connecting itocky with the m lusk. Travel! hud laughed over it in ina happy way. but ahe had heard the boss tall lug of the old hoodoo, am; in. v. abe wound over her auaplcions until -lie could Itaad the suspense no lougl i Ii vi as daybreak. The gray light Hole dully in at the two email w indow .'. Shu wrapped a hMV) shaw l ubmn bar, and leppod out into the woodehed that was hull) close against the back of the Mouse. The three dogs barked and whined in a I l.'.l I - of greeting at sight ol lr i ind she unloosened their chains and let them rump into the house. Alt at once ihe largMt, Travera' fuvorite, Mopped hurt on the door sill, villi ii lutul and fore paw and howled anxiously. . be oilier two had crouched gratefully Uealde the stove. "Oo in. Tramp," said Batty. Tramp howled louder end lunger and nulling from the dooi, poabed In I nut rioori and plunged into lb., slow l or an Instant she heettated, her heart beating faal with dread, then illp. ping on Ihe high rubber bcsits which Timers liad laughingly Inalstii be longed in the trousseau of a North Da kota bride, she followed the trail of Tramp Tin- snow had Mopped falling It lay in huge drifts around the house like a frown sea TJie air was sharp and bit terly cold. It atung her fac like the CUI of a whip, and left a path behind. Now and then he stopped, lifted hla head, and sent out the long howl that found echo In her own heart He was making his way steadily towards the llortheMl division At first she kept up with blm, bin before they hud covered .i mile tlie dog was fat ahead, and she traced blm by the (racks lie Iclt lor her. Suddenly his bowli ceased, and she in ani blm barking Struggling on with dlaa) brain, ami numbed bod), she found him standing over a body half burled In Ihe snow. Hiking the ley bunds and i n e w nh frantic joy "Don!" ehe cried "Don. husband, an iwer me." ii wai 'im vers. From bead to foot he UM bound witli ills own lariat, and in in i ii -t uii I the truth Hushed on In r. Km ky hud lied about tin- held, and hud taken his revenge, leaving Travels helpleai at the mercy of the bllaaard, m 'is brother had met his death She knelt beside htm. her bend on Ilia nr. ast lo catch the Butter of Ufa. Il I" at lalntly and Irregularly, und when she prceeed her lips to h.s with eager, ten der pleading there wua a droWB) lifting t bis eyi lashes. The sharp crack of a pistol broke t Im atlllneei of the froMfl prairie As it .aim again Tramp eat up an anawerlng howl of alarm and there came a long drawn shout. "Tra-vere!" "Here!" called Hetty. Through the drills came two BOBlM, In-casting their way Murdlly, nml the rlderi were Charlie I lick son ami Bunny I'ierce, standing In their stirrups, and letting out yells of Joy w hen they saw the group in the snow. It una Itocky who did it, though he dldn'l Just exactly do It with any good Intonttona," Bunny said later. wbM Lhey had reached the ranch and the ccdm was creeping buck Into Trnvers' face. ' Did he tell you what he had done''" di mended Betty, passionately "What old you boys do to lulu ' I thill), I could have shot him myself " Sin bent over Travera with the flcivo protective love of a panther mate, and Uunny looked at btr approvingly " e dldn'l have to do nothing to blm. ma'am." he said regretfully, "He was .ill done for He must have struck oul EOT Sul, rise with Hi, (wo horses und lost hll way. lint the horses knew' their! itnl the) landed him safe at the iinMh livlolou bunkhouga." "Alive?" It was Travera who spoke. Bunny bent to rub off eocne mow that w as melting on Tramp's brow n coat, and he did ii gent ly. as to a comrade "No Dcader'n dead," he replied, slow lv, "And he didn't stay In the sad dle, either He Just dropped over one side, with one font hung In thesllriup and his pony drugged him along We knew Chance, and came looking for w Inil was left of you." Travera' arms closed around Betty closely, aa she knelt beside him. Neither spoke inn Bonny put in n last sentiment thai una an epitaph to Itocky Davis "I he hoodoo of the Crossbar's sum done up for good thin time " Traonlan lata Amieun Corawor. All) one who has ever watched a heavy bird rise from the ground ho doubt leas noticed that It runs along the ground for u few feet before It rlaea; the bird must BCQUlfe some momentum before its wings can lift Its heavy body Into Ihe ilr The natives In certain parts of the Andes understand t his fact very well am! by mean! of It catch the great Andean ultim a, the condors. A atnall apace, is shut In Willi a high fi nee and left open at tin- lop Then a lamb or a piece of carrion Is placed on the ground Inside. Preeently a vulture seea the bait and ewoopi down um.ii it, but when once he lliuls he has alighted on the ground In side he cannot gel out. for he has no run ning space in which to acquire tin mo mentum that Is necessary before hie wings can lift film. m.ii. " 1, in. .. .... It. .,,,. "Polka say you only married BM be i iiuse I had money." "Nonsense! My principal reason fur marrying you was becauae l hud none." - Illustrate, I Mils 7nderkvood Tjspebvrtter Visible XUritmg. Greatest S" ucce-ts of the Age. INVESTIGATE Write for Circular! Underwood Typewriter Co. 710 Pine St., ST. LOUIS. Mfl. I I T. H. GLOVER, i I'ARMINUTON', MO. Betitnatee fa rule had aa nil kin,s ol J ,..,i.iK.. ,,,,,n HMimgm Pliono No 63. M CONIRftCTOR and BUILDER DR. FENNER'S KIDNEY and Backache All dlseanfH of Kitlneyn, Biadder, Urinary Orcann AI- Rheumatism. Back actie HnartDUoase Gravel DropBy, Female Troubles. CURE Don t become discouraged. There li I cure lor you. If iiectuMetry write lir. KflBltW !! Iiua Kpt nt ii llff ttinfl ci.Tiii:: in l HUCb ciisi-i m vfiiiih. All 0OMUlt4tluM Free. "A rfa1 lodMd In my ljall' AfUf nftlpi :i lew bot tleai if Dr. pwioer'a aiidoay ami BMkftCllli Olin I PMWd it pTMaVel tiulf HI lai k'- a- a UJaVrbU Thr MMlcttM prt vt nU'C lunbor forraattoaji. I u cut 'i W.T DA Km. Orrl,V." Dructlati . ti Asi. for Con Hook Free. UlTlK'nAUPC 8w" Cure ' u.-ular. In u I 1 1 uo unnuL Ken tier, Fredunif.R PRFC10US STONES INDU.Si'KY. sr., uiwwveaei ,,.,.i Dewlotinieat! Ii (he (IroIugW'Hl Kuf'l! iiuriKK Luoa. Kwr) Jewel, except, perhaps, consls ten, is on I he roll of the count ry s pre- tloui stones that the United gtatea geo- logleal survey rail! each year There is no telling but the except loii mention it may be put there some ilay too, for new nanus BN imnle as fast as new stones sre found, and the list groan longer )cnr by year, The chief gem sieeovery of iyn:i in this country vae named kunhlta b) Oharlei Baakerville, an appropriate dealgnatlon, us every one win feel who reiuis the annual report on the precious stores Induetry written by Mr. Qaorge K. Kim, for the volume of Mineral li, eouroee published by the geological iur ray. Tile most Interne ting feature of .Mr Kim. preliminary review of the Indui- iry for I'.iu:: is the einhiutls laid on the hopefnlneaa of Oaltfornla us u Held for Hi in discoveries I'ala, in Sun Iileuo county, is tbe reengnlaed loeallt) for the remarkable new variety nailed Km.- !lte. It Is a beautiful lilac-colon il ipodumene Cr ye tali nf great alae, beauty and perfection have been ob tained it bus in en cm Into very beau tlfnl g. ius for Jewelry, ami bids ft.ir to l come n popular atone, Certain 111. usu al physical properties, which II poiacci- ea, make ii eepeelalty Interacting also to the acientlat. New diecoverlee and development! of very flue rubelllte am! other tourma line! have ni., p. en made at Pala and iiiu wis,- near Ooahulla, in Blverilde county. Topag, bolt) white and pul blue, has been Identified for the lirst time lii the slate of California It was found a t'oabulle In diitlnct and beau tiful cryatala, tbe dimensions of Ihe laritesi of them being three-quartera ot n Inch by one inch Magnificent apt s aartlte garneta wen obtained new Ita nionu in Sun lib i;., . oinit v Chrysopraae wus alio egtenalvel) mined ilurlni; the early pan ol the year In the Tulare coun ty locality, The maaelve greon vara vlsnlte from Bliklyou county, which 10 r..- mblee Jade thai it was Ural m la taken for thai !,,!,, has bean further nn- ilyied in..: examined ami the nameoaj. iforiiite beatowed upon It A second fo attltj for it was found In Tulare county. The deposits of colored tuurmuHiic a' Meaa Qrande were further developed durit.i: tin year, Outalde of California, both proaneet log and development work have been earn, d on In a few IC!tterCd dletrlctl. Turquolae litis been mined at several plaeee in New Mexico, grlaona, Ne- tailu. ami in ralllorniu. ami many Kerns uf great beauty have been obtained, fin- sapphlp' mini- of Moninr.a were worked b) three different companies, iwo developing the flue bine genM at k0go, in PergUI county, and tl t her the multi-colored or variegated stones gt Rod Creek In Qranlte county Much of the material from all three lo, ulltles. When not line enough for gems, found a ready sale for watch jewels, princi pally among European maoufarturem, rhe uiit beryl locality al Qrafton.N, H was reopened ami some development wus attempted, Very little was done with the tourmallnee In Maine, although gome proe peeling tool, pioce at eeveraJ localltlea II, that state In North Caro lina, proapectlng tor bar) I, ametbyal und emerald matrix was continued TOPOGKAPHIC SKILL. Dlaplnfcfl in llorvelooi tin r In TWO Ten iih I . n n 111 1(1111(1 rHiiulc . people Intereited in feature! of geo loglcal itructure will take pleasure in two marveli of topographical akltl und oartagraphlc art recent!) completed b) the United Suues geological mrvey Tin-., an- maps of the adjoining ijuad Angles nf liolldayaburg und Everett, in fflc state of Pennsylvania, anil are II luatratlve of a great variety of topo graphic I) pes The qundranglea nre dralneil by the Haystown nml PrankltOWfi branchM of the Juniata river (In the ltays- town branch tome very fine examplei of st n am carving may be seen. Sev eral prominent water-gups uic shown on these sheets, one near Bedford, Ihe nlil historic county scut, a second near Kverctt. and a third where Yellow stone crcelt cuts Its way through Tuage) iiioiin tatn ut Loyiburg gap. The mountain barriers of Ihe long, fertile valley which Is drnlned by Tel Inwatpne creek and which goes by the name of Morrison cove, are especially Interacting, both rW the itralghl and unbroken ridge of Tuaaty mountain on the east, and the remarkable loop of Dunning mountain on the west and north Along both sides of the valle) runs an almost continuous line of lunches, ranging from 500 lo Himi feel beiou the summit of the mountain At McKeea gap a stream has cut Its nay through the ridge am! formed a water gap, Which Is tbe outlet for the ilrulin ige of the north end of the cove This Is part of tin rranksiown branch of the Juniata river. Ii was along this stream that canal boats once carried freight from Mar rlsburg to Pittsburg. The boats were made in leOtlOBg, so they unild he taken apart and transported across the Allegheny mountains down an in clined railroad, remains of which may still be seen a little west of Holidays ling. Later the state hull! a railroad here, which Is shown In the northwest corner of Ihe map. as a second-class road. Moth these roads were consid ered, in their day. veritable triumphs of engineering skill, bin they have long ilnce given way to modern typea of lines of transportation. A Good Illali. Insurance mvn will tell you that i man wit h a broken heart iu iilaastxl ai an extra good rlik. N. 0. Tlmen-Dem- oerat. A lkoltoD wns QRfltUthti in n pile of cinders in the round DOOM ut Piedmont on the 2Snd tilt. The nknll wits that of n full (jrown per son, but the mystery of it will probably never be solved. TRUSTEE S SA 1,10. tYhtru i AllKU H-i. it'll iy hit ivrhi'ii 1 . ni h um tiaiHl Um ajatt nay or Octo ber, I MO, nn ! i. -i. till,. i in th,- Hitiii tier's nfllov of Ml Ki afnuis Cuuotjr, MlMOttti. Ill -ik 8 ni t MM, BOBVejTMl tu tht- un lersljmwj a- IrtlltMi. ttM followinK tt---' Tilted real fttatc, mid lettpfovwiMiitJ, --ii t .it i, Ijrtiiii .titii lef.Mf in the oontitf ol Hi, I ram''"!' .ind Mmt Ol MlMOUtit to Wi ah ii hi noitbcnMt iuaitr ol Um imilb mi iuartr, oofiiettnlnii fortf Borsii mtd itn' iiuiiii h iii oi i iu m ut iieant iunrtr, i( Hie loutliMUl ,u trior, oiituihini; twsnt) M-ies. .in.! in.-iiimii hull ui Die niiriliwi si iiMiiff-ni tin- soiiiiieusi iunrtr, contain 1. 1" iwnnty BerM, nil in ivctluii ivntr0n, tovvnihln ihirt.v eiihi north, nuifl ut, .' jh'kiimiiu' eighty ncfM, hit h mm ronvojrviicfi tmu nwnii im troji tu net in.-the poymoBt ofaeoitetln iiroinhl or not in Kuld iIinmI of truci tii-scriheii, uinl hei- i . hy tin- U'liiUlul Mid deed ol I l UKt firth! i"'le ts p int nt " itutl IVlllKlns llll- Mtd; Row, thirforc,ai the requi ol tlul ejx.ii hohti i ' ol mill no tat, and in rontiirui It) Willi Hie f '.t I, ,.)l of Mid l I d truft, I the unnvi iljtno i iruttee, win, on 'Mil RHD.il . M UIUH . WNi between ihe hom- ol nine o'fllnok lnth rorenoun and Bee o'nlork in the aftemnon ui ihatdoy, ni the uth front door ni the l mil llitiiM In lite ell id iTiriiMML'h.n in Mill Ht, KntlH'olt. count 1 MIshiiuiI -ell UI lUOllC Vendue I 1 1. hl,rlleU hll iter, for caih. all the rfKttt. title, rlaltn hi lervet and Mtateof theMld vuimei llettueiu uf. In und In ihe rotvjrolnx dearrtlHM, real eatate und laiproreinenif, i MUcfy Mid noie and the a i of exectitlna title truet. MKBUIIJ I'li'MN. mifttee. i ebruarj 12, nja. Notice f Adminisirnlor's Sale. Nollre bj het ehy Ulttl h vlrim- ol un order nf the I'rohuie t 'ourf of the pount of M V nine.. is, u nit Mtnte ni Uieetnul . mtde al 1 lie January Terui thereof, and onrJie istli in or .lunuii'v, imh, 1, M I nrler, ad mini tratorol the estate ol foltti , Nhannon, ii" eeilM'tl, W 111 oil Hie MTU IMV ok MAIiril, IfN, .it tin. louiii rroni doorol ihe CfMin bouae in the ''it or Knnulnitton, rountu 'r -1 j! run oH, und dill HiL' Ihe NestliM Of Ihe I'mhufc 'inurtofMhlwiuntyol Ml rrauroU, -.-ii ,n iiuhlle auction, nil the intertill ol .1. 1 shannon, deoeaeed, in nml to ihe roilowlng leeciioed roal eoMte, iltuale, lylne und belna in ihe rountf of at, Kmuroii und Mate id Mlaaouii. to-wll The un I iv Med one third of iin- oorthwetl Hunter or tin nortlioatt quarter ni etion Kf, ronlalnlna forty m-re.. uinl all 01 he eael half ol the loutbeoel iiuattorol e- Hon I III JhT illl.l helUf llMlthof III-Hie. Hvuevlevennd Iron Mount nln I travel Koad, leeerttied aefiUHmatoa it llealnnlnM m Ihe northweel corner ni mid mi! naif, 1 unnlna HAit to aarart onence tract, thence aaitli to cantor of aforeaald ararel nun!. 1 iiettre until ;:' .; wreel rtlotia Mid road to wreil line r suhl eaai half, thence north Mwiun Italneto bealnha. rnntatnlna m.au acres; iK.i uii the west imit of the inuthi asl nuar ei ot sectlnn 12 11 in it iwrth uf the Hie, ilene ve und iron Mountain 1 travel Kondde "i i iiM-it as follows Healnnlna In Ihei filler if Mid BTBVel road luthe north unit south enter line ol Mid eectlon, 111111011 north a) fib ton chains t center ol MM section, hence east to the northeast coi ner ol Mhi weal half , thence south & i nn p ha Inn to 'in- centoi iti -uii aravel road, thence muth ni weal ti healnnlna .contain I n m acres; .di or tin- uIh. e de, rit-i Iran - .11 hind an eituate 111 township as north, ranai1 neaet, -1 Krancois county. MlMouri, aaareaattns f'rit ittacrM, hcs one ucre uccui1hi im u atraveya rd 1 ei ins ni sale l imit. u: 1 I t: in, : Administrator's Notice. Notice is hereto) Riven toal itieiN or ad ministration were granted in the under daned hy the lrolaite ' 'our l of hi t- ronitili mi ni . Miss, un 1, dated 1- ehi nan in, imm, n the estate ot 1.1.1 HI I II M ltkv leceased, n pertons havina claims aaalnst Mid im late 111 lUlreil toexhthll tl 1 tu th. ml luinlstrator for allowunce within one peai Irom ihe date or Mid letters, or lhey inn) lie orerlnded from .110 II Weill "' Mid lSl lie ind 11 ihM ex hi tu led for sJlowanc within .t part fr th.- dole ol Mid letter 1 1 1 v viii he forever liarred, 1 11 mi.KfiJ. "t i ii in. .dminlstratoi Keliruarj INN Atlministriiior's Notice N'otice is harauy at van thai letter of ad mlnlstratton were arunted in the under -if t by the lrooate uourl ol t I run roll -niiii , Missouri , lilaled I ehl nui 13 I Ot, on tile - suite of u.ns.ii BTti UUUAK, t aaad. vii persons havlnaclalmi aaalnal Mid ei lata are retiiiiMi tt exnihit them to the ud iiilnlstrutnr lor ullowniiee within one veur froM the date of NuM letters, or thej OM) he lUeeludetl Hi. Ill UHJ heileMl id s.illl estnte;and it not exhlolted for allowance within two years from ttta date of Mid lei tors, they win lie forever liarrad, AMKM w Mi H Mfl.. Ulmlnistratr. felt ' i;g(. Guardian s oice ol Lctlcrs. Notice li hafabj atven thai ihe undet iiriie.i wtiH, on the ttth itay "i January . ivot, appointiNl auardlan 01 the person and ei tute of Matthew imiin, un iiiMini person, umi Hint letters ol auArulanslilp werelMueil to her h) the probata cxmrt ofat. Krancoli itiunty, Missouri, hearlna date liith iu ol January, MM u iK'isom hiivmu I'tuinis .ij-'iiiiist the estate nf Mid Matthew Irann nre iet 1 u 1 red toeahlhtt litem for allowance in tore the Hrohate court ol Mid count with In two VMrs from the date of the ituhllca llun ot thin notice, vis Kehruary it. last, or th shall be forevei Ixtrrrad. Maui , R, Ii s. teit. I'-, teai. Administrators oticc Notice Ik hei'eh) trl V Mull lei fern ol lid iiitiiwitnion were aranted to the undera laned ' the probate ouri nl ni, Francod rounty, Missouri, dated Pebruary '. law, on tin- aetata ol CLARK uiiiMis . DeoMsed. tt pet sons hnvthL' elutin- acuinst snid eitutt are required to ezhlbll them to the administrator tor nllowanco within one year from tba date 01 mm letters, or they may he precluded from any benefit of Mid estate. MtUl If Hot eXhlhited hll alloMafiee Within 1 wo years front the date ol Mhl letters lhey Mill he loiev. i hnrieil. THoMAh ti I f si IN t Vdntlnlstialoi t- eln oar) n, WN, MISSISSIPPI RIVER AND BONNE TERRE RY. Only direct route between St. Louis und the I ead I leids o( Southeast Missouri. 3 PASscNnrn trains tacm WAV DAILY, MAKINO CON NECTION HiTH I HON MOUN TAIN THAINt AT Rivr. RSILlC TO AND r M O M a T , LOUIS. AND AT DOS NUN JUNCTION IOR POINTS SOUTH. . . . 3 PROMPT FRE,0HT iwitii DELIVERIES DAILY EXCEPT SUNDAY ALL FREIGHT UILLED OUT OF ST. LOUIS PRIOR TO G P, M. WILL BE DIS TRIBUTED BY LOCAL FAST FREIGHT TRAIN No. 45 AT ALL STATIONS ON THE LINE BEFORE NOON I HE MORN ING FOLLOWING. ALL FUCIGHT READY TO MOVE NORTH ON TRAIN No. 40 WILL ARRIVE IN ST- l-OUIS i.AME NIGHT For freight rates, tickets, folders, etc., call on or address Lncjl Agents, or r, .1. TIIOMUHK. Qbh'I f i, til'-.1 A Patntngtr Agent, bonnc Tcaac, Mo. The Crackle You Hear Is the Sign They arc trcsh OUNTAIN Route. St, Louis, E North and East i nnnmiiiiii iiiailv in i Mini ni m . i outs nellh 'i liruueli K I'h iraltii lor Ohicago, Cincinnati, I . m i Hie, Indianapolia, Cleveland, lletroit, Buffalo, New N ink, Philadelphia, Boston, rVaahiiiRton atnl :ill principal Baatern Citiea. ';ii i lutnc t Caf! Il San Francisco City of IVIexico. - THHOtiOH r.Mis TO (lalvcxtou, Sail Antonio, tloiiHtoti, lairedo und Dallaa, Bl Paao. Free HcclinitiQ Chair Cars t Texarkana. Por tick eta, ileepinn-car berths nml further information, :ii ply in t lie- Company's nearest :in't H, C, Tl IWNSBND, tlen'l r & T. Agent, St, Km is. Mo. BIBLES The St. Francois County Mm BIBLE SOCIETY had received over 200 Bibles and Testamentfi which will he sold at ACTUAL COST. Quarto Bible -pebbled roan, tilt rili;i' $:i.7;"i Qnarto, roan, gilt edge,.., 8.26 Royal Octavo Biblea , large print, ref , maps, rota, t;il edge :2.fi( Same size, sloth, plain edge, no ret or roape ho Ictavo, bourgeois rcf . .limps, roan i pebbled edge 1.86 12-Mo. Biblea, doth, nd cd(te .')" 12-Mo. Biblea, ratatler print .125 Saw Teatarnenta and Baalm, iM'tnvo, large print, roan, gilt edge !i(i Small siae, sloth , rod edge. . .:iti Small Teetamanta, i-loth, red a4g (W Simiii Testamenta, oleftfa, rod alp ,o." A Bible will beghrantoany fiun ily without one and not nbl- to btkjr. Tbeae hooks are an isle nt Society Depoattory nl COLE & NIXON'S, Farmingtou, Mo. For the man Who Works from sun to sun Uneeda Biscuit For the Woman Whose Work is neVer done Uneeda Biscuit The clean, fresh, crisp food that is al ways good, and good for all. Good for the worker because they are sustaining. Good for the housewife because they are convenient. Good for the children because they are wholesome. NATIONAL BISCUIT COMPANY o . e o . 0 e : e o I e e o s I : : 1904 lite stands for genuine, old-fashioned Democratic princi ples for the rights and interests ol the greal maasol business, agricultural and laboring people. It vt;tnls for tli' rule nl the iieople and an linsl the domination nl the :irt organisation hy powerful corporations for their own selfish rniU: h) ;i mutual admiration ring ol politicians whose first concern is not the pnrt) 'sgootl, Imt thr perpetuation ol themselves in office, elective and appointive. It stands for clean and honest gov ernment, for civic righteousness, and against public corruption in ;ill its forms. df df g IT IS ONLY ONE DOLLAR A YEAR. You can't afford ti l"' wit hunt it. niH TLMS ,I()H i ft THE for doing oughly learned ii'iiitiiir. NOT HOW CHEAP, BUT HOW GOOD, is (ttir motto, while our prices ;nv Reasonable. IF Vol' ARE A MISSOURIAN, CALL AND SEE US AND WE WILL "SHOW YOU." n 1 1 1 : i . i c A 1.1. KINDH "O'AUM IM f'LKMRNTH f)f HHP.riAI.TY ABTIOUM Oh' BOUSKBOliB COVVKNIKNCK aii kimis ni Sporting Suppilei Braahea, Paather IraStafa, leooma, Toys, Novelties, Etc. PAEMINOTON, MO SI.65 ceu IShe Commoner (Mlt. llltVAS's Panmj nml Uhe Farmington X5imes For a Whole year Call Here. Will Be Fraught With Matters of Political rioment. And you will want t" read an outHpokcn newspaper Democratic along JclTcrsonian lines, independent in thought and expression. - eg - - - -": " if :i v ut i n n n it HI, Ml I II 111 V II ' 4 is thoroughly equipped vitli BEST PRESSES AND MATERIAL good job work. We employ first-class niuii workmen i" who tfbo tin- union (Jmnui Bel e : i i . Hardware 1904 e e o 4 a I I 8 Q ?T i lit i ; !! 0 . f 0 i 0 . e e : OFIICE have thor art f irood have thor- e o I Options Wanted On not leee than (m) ara nor mora limn ('0) twTiiiy ncrcs nf cIimumI IiiiiiI ailtboBt Hsproeeateatai ea eratea tnin eala a Ooonijf Sosm for the Poof uf tlie '.unity: BMHl Im good BOll nml un or Bear a root load ami nut inori- than two luiien ffon the Ooontjr Baal. Baatad oatiaaa lo be tiled in rtH nfiiBK nf ike Ctefti ui ii,.' Oaastji Coarl a alii noon mi Tneaoajti Mnmh stii, inm. Ky ofdei nf tae Qovatg ('nun .1. ' I.AWKK.NCK, Cuunty Clerk.