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THURSDAY, MAY 11, 1S93. lair Favk the streets in part of Mexico. the business Mexico is growing more rapidly than any town in the State. Chicago has a two-headed wild man. He differs from most Chicago men simply in the number of heads A dishonest man will probably have to look a long way in Chicago for a board-bill small enough to be jumped. Dr. S.S.L.wvs,formerly President nf th& Ktnt TTnivprsitv. is favorably mentioned for National Commission- er of Education. TTfita S1200fnrMr. Kruno's big gun to speak in its loudest tone r.f voiefl. but Chicago is willing to pay for the shot. O. D. Gray, the bright young ed itor of the Sturgeon Leader, was in Mexico this week and expressed his delieht at the improvements being made in this city. Things must be badly mixed up in the weather bureau. Else why do we have a timid spring sunshine trying to work in conjunction with a burly winter wind? Missolri is still thought of occa sionally at Washington. Col. Dill, of Saline, was given a two thousand dollar clerkship in the treasury de partment Saturday. It is unquestionably true that the average woman cannot throw a stone with any degree of accuracy, but when it comes to making the "rocks" fly she is without a rival. An eating reform association has been formed in New York, and claims that a person can live on 2 cents a day. Tossibly he can, but his days in the land will be few and full of emptiness. It is said when Benjamin Frank lin proposed starting a newspaper his mother tried to dissuade him from it because she said there were already two papers in America and there was no room for another. The City Council is going to pro ceed against delinquent tax payers of Mexico. We understand there is quite a sum due the city in the way oi taxes and the Collector is going to collect the money or sell the property. The Department of Agriculture's report on farm animals shows that in 1892 we have 15,498,141 horses, as against 14,056,750 in 1891; 2,314,- 699 mules in 1892, as against 2, 296,532 in 185)1, The increase in total value of horses, is $G6, 770,414. The following law is not observed as it should be: "Overseers must put up signs at the forks and cross roads in their districts, directing the distance to the next important place, under a penalty of not less than five and not more than twenty dollars' fine. Missouri easily takes the lead among the states at the fair. Her state building is one ot the best and most attractive in the district devot ed to the states. The finest finish ed rooms in any building on the grounds are to be found in the one erected by Missouri. You pay 50 cents to get into the World's Fair and see all its manifold wonders. But the fellow who runs the lunch counters there will charge you the same sum for a cup of coffee and a sandwich. If this is a proper price for such articles a ticket of admission, to be in proportion, should cost about $50,000. A coach line, with old time ve hicles, western horses and western drivers, has been put in operation between the heart of Chicago and Jackson Park. The Windy City can be confidently relied upon to complete the realistic feature of the venture by supplying the genuine article of road agents. Thousands of favorites who were lucky enough to hold passes visited the World's Fair last Sunday, Many thousand working people who sought admission by paying their way were refused. This is all wrong If this great American attraction is to be open on Sunday to one or one hundred or one thousand, it should be open to the masses. Mr. Cleveland is not the only man who possesses splendid courage, In Union, S. C, dwells the bravest of the brave. His name is Clifford Wallace, and he shows his courage oy onerrog to be sent as Consul to the Congo tree State. None of the M. . twelve gentlemen who will be his predecessors if he gets the office re- turned to this country alive. ; w was publicly stated on the streets to-day that a thorough in vesugation in reference to 8. O. aTv t . , wanam a record would bring out more startling developments. It is said that he claimed he was in the Confederate army and, as we under stand the matter, stated that he was kying to get away from the Provost t Marshal in Illinois when he took another man's horse to help him along. The statement is now made - by a gentleman who says he knows what he is talking about that Gra ham is to-day drawing a pension Horn the United States Government for being in fte Federal army and aai he was first in the Confederate " fm7 but afterwards went info the Federal armv in t,;M. V - : j Bntutaeend of the war and now sw pension of 8 per month. The horse interests ol Audrain county, as well as all other interests, demand that Mexico should have a this fall. Many other fairs SIX throughout the state have been abandoned and the future of the Mexico association depends largely upon having a fair this fall. A suc cessful fair this vear would insure the permanent success of the Mexico association. There should be a big fair in this portion of Missouri every year and Mexico is the place to hold it. The World's Fair would in no way interfere with a good county fair here and we sincerely trust that those interested will get together and lease the grounds and make ar rangements to have a iirst-class county fair in Mexico some time m September. President Yancey, of Hardin College, is hard at worn arranging for the commencement exercises in bril whicn promise to surras; liancy any held m this institution which is one of the most popular in the United States. Hardin College, year by year, gets a stronger hold upon the public and there is only one thing lacking and that is room. But we are glad to know that per haps within the next year or so ar rangements can be completed to in crease the capacity of this institution which if doubled could be easily fill ed. There is no valid reason why the World's Fair should he open on Sunday and every reason why it should not be. The American peo ple are a Sabbath-observing people and the machinery of the Fair should be stopped and closed to all on the Sabbath day. Looking at the matter, not from a religious standpoint, the money appropriated by Congress for the World's Fair was given with the distinct under standing, and so stated, that the Fair should be closed on Sunday. Whitelaw Reid says that the States that went Democratic last fall are essentially Republican. The lucid view involves acceptance of the equal truth that the candidates who were defeated were essentially elect ed, and nobody can have the heart to deny Mr. Reid the crumb of com fort apparent in this. SUNDAY' SlJi I CHICAGO. Carnival of Lawlessness in World's Fair City the First Sabbath. the Chicago, 111., May 8. If the peo ple that have been protesting against keeping the World's Fair open Sun day's could have been in Chicago last night and witnessed some of the scenes enacted it is probable that they would now be convinced that the cause of righteousnesb is not be ing furthered by the closing of the Columbian gates on the Sabbath j day. Every saloon and gambling house in the city was wide open all day Sunday, and as a result the police department didn't have half enough patrol wagons to gather up the drunks during the night and the early hours Monday. Scores of people have already made com plaints of being fleeced in skin games, and several victims who at tempted suicide on account of their losses in gambling dens have already been heard of. All the shows outside of the Fair Grounds were kept wide open yes terday and they did an enormous business. Over sixty thousan d people tried to get into the World's Fair Sunday, and most of these, on learning that the gates were shut, visited the re sorts that have been opened in the vicinity of Jackson Park, spending more money than' they could have squandered inside the Exposition Grounds, and .getting nothing but sore heads in return. Never in the history of Chicago, has vice nour ished as it did here Sunday, and never in the history of man was there a more wicked place than was the World's Fair city on the first Sabbath of the great show. Y'est's Pointed Question. ....Washington, D.C., May 8. It is related of SenatorVest that he went to the Post Office Department the other day and asked Postmaster General Bissell to remove a certain Postmas ter. Mr. Bissell asked what were the charges against the man. Mr. Vest replied that there were none. Mr. Bissell said that in that case he was afraid that the change could not be made. Senator Vest then asked somewhat impatiently : "What were the charges against Mr. Wanamaker, when he was re moved to make way for you?" Mr. Bissell took the matter good naturedly. Sot a Good 1'Ian. Prom the Sedalia Democrat Howard county has adopted the plan of selling at public auction criminals convicted of petty larceny. This hardly seems a good plan, for it virtually turns loose upon the community the man who is known to be a criminal. A well regulated workhouse would be better, and im prisonment and enforced labor would punish the criminal and protect so ciety. There is growing up a class of professional criminals that will make the workhouse a necessary part of the penal system. The petty criminals are unfit to run at large and it is too expensive to feed and clothe them in idleness. The latest tornado story comes from the Grant City Star: A horse which the owner had hitched to a post was found alter the storm about 200 yards 4rora the house, still tied to the post, however, but the saddle was blown off and has not yet been found. A lliver Horror. 1'ERSOXS KILLED AND MANY 1NJI Krl HY AN EXPLOSION. Cooked Alive by Steam The How tilt or the Collaspe or a Hue on the Steamer Ohio. Caiuo,111., May 7. A horrible ac t ident befell the steamboat Ohio on her way from Memphis to Cincinnati by which several lives were lost and many persons fatally or seriously in jured. When opposite Wolf Island, 24 miles below this city, at 7:30 o'clock this morning everything was in ap parent order. The boat was underway when suddenly her upper fine on the larboard side collapsed, filling the boat with steam. Consternation siezed the passengers, who were at a loss to know what terrible accident had happened or what fate would befall them. It was but a moment until the escaping steam cleared away sufficient to reveal the horrors of the situation. 1 wenty-lour men were in intense agony, suffering all the tortures of death. The pilot.Jim Carroll, with great presence of mind, headed the boat for Wolf Island bank, where a landing was effected. Dr. S.S. Woodbourn of Pittsburg, a passenger on the boat, did all in his power to alleviate the terrible suffer ings of the injured. The towboat iVegeus, going South, was hailed at 9:30 a. in., when the unfortunate victims of the disaster were transfer red to her and brought here, arriv ing at 4 p. m. Dr. Glennen of the Marine Hospital had conveyances in readiness and took the surterers without delay to the hospital, where he was aided by Doctors Stevenson, Malone and Coyle in caring for them. were eating breakfast. The men were in the gangway eat ing breakfast when the ilue collaps ed. Such was the force of the ex plosion that two bales of rags very near the rear of the boilers were hurl ed against the rear bulkhead. It is thought that several of the injured cannot recover. They present a ghastly sight in the hotpital. Many are scalded from head to foot. One poor fellow was scalded so badly that large pieces of skin were hang ing from his body. W. H. Dickey was seriously in jured and may lose the sight of both eyes. C. J. Patterson of Orange, N. J., will recover. None of the cabin passengers were injured. There has been no such disaster on the river in this section since the ter rible catastrophe on the Gold Dust in the '70's. ST. 1.01 IS' SEW SURVEYOR. Colonel Dalton Will Take Charge the Oflice About June 1. or From the St. Ioui Chronicle. Richard Dalton, the new Survey or of the Port and Custodian, will probably not take charge of his office before June 1. The blanks which must be filled out have not yet reached the appointee, and when they do the details will occupy from ten to fifteen days. This will bring it close to the end of the month, and if Colonel Dalton takes hold then he will be obliged to report for the entire month of May, which would throw a great deal of work upon him during the first days of his incumbency, when interrup tions of congratulating friends and office seekers will be frequent. A bond of $ 300,000 must be giv en by the appointee and the bonds men must qualify in double the amount of the bond. The United States District Judge must then pass upon the sufficiency of the bond, all the papers must be sent on to Wash ington and then the commission will be returned. Already office seekers from the country towns are addressing letters to Colonel Dalton at the Custom House. Colonel Churchill, the retiring Surveyor, is anxious for the presence of the new Surveyor. "There are four vacancies in the department now," he says, "and I want Mr. Dalton to recommend what appointments I shall make to fill them' The Gold Reserve. Washington, May 8. The Treas ury Department is gradually build ing up its gold reserve, which was depicted to a considerable amount on April 21. To-day the gold in the Treasury foots up $97,864,503. The "low water" figure was reach ed April 25, when it was $92,752,910. Since then the export of gold has been comparatively light and the gold has crawled up to the figures stated. It is probable, however, during this week gold to the amount of a million dollars will be taken for shipment to Europe. TTITNlf Tme think ol A-U.J-i.lIV. Lawo Hewemt 7 HHItiK cKfO II l HutXTtMOIl. The Leslie E. keeley Co., at Dwight, 111., we notice are being favored with an avalanche of com ments through a reported sale of the entire plant and their hundreds of branches, known as the Keeley Institutes, throughout the country. The report of ten million dollar having been paid by some Eastern Syndicate indicates,with pretty good evidence, that the business has oeen a financial success as well as a great public benefit for the past thirteen years- Every line of busi ness has its commercial value and we should consider this one the best lines of business, on. a commer cial as well as educational basis, outsjde of publishing a newspaper. SETTLED BOJil) CASES. Cass County Townships Paying More Judges Will (o to Jail. and No KANSAsCrrv,Mo..May 6. Judges J. W. Britt and W. A. Wray of Cass County to-day paid off the old rail road bonds voted by Austin and Cold waterTownships in thatcounty which have been the cause of war between the bond holders and the people for years.and because of which the pred ecessors of the present judges spent a term in prison under Federal Court i ait i T 1 r t"1 T" ' I orders. Aioeri rarner oi can uivgu, Vol., a former Missourian, holds the bonds. He met the judges and they figured out the amounts due on a compromise basis of 49 per cent, for Austin Township and 80 for Cold- water Township. This made between $00,000 and $70,000 for Austin and about $30,000 for Coldwater, which the judges paid Mr. Parker. The last of the townships of Cass County to hold pff voted last Saturday to ac cept the compromise, which virtually settles the Cass County bond cases and which will keep the members of its County Court out of jail in the future. St' von wiiUm Mineral H ood f'liiircoiilttliectiiiir Hoard IK'ad AirMiKM-c HeiriRratorn ltoo- orison. CAHL1LE H. HAltltlS. The Wife Poisoner Electrocuted at Sins? Sing Prison. Sixii Sing, N. y., Maya. the ilasr announcing the execution ot Carlyle W. Harris was raised at 12 :43, which was about five minutes ! after the current was turned on the prisoner. Official time of first contact 12 49 Current was on 55?4 seconds Electrocution was a perfect success. A current of 1,700 volts passed through the body of Carlyle V. Har ris In two seconds Davis threw the switch back so that only 150 volts were on. Dr. Daniels still held his hand aloft and one finger pointed above as if to indicate that the soul of the man in the chair had passed from this world. Just in hoK sec onds the current was shut off. Harris' last words were : "I have no further reservation to make. I desire to say that 1 am absolutely innocent." The crime for which Harris was executed was the murder of Helen Potts, a beautiful girl of 18, whom Harris clandestinely married, and he was afterwards called upon by her mother to marry her publicly. When she was ill Harris prescribed morphine and quinine in capsules which she took and shortly afterward died. Two new 60-nage catalogue of 'eliieletint issued Send for them. KOKERTSOX. A Cook Book Free. 'Table and Kitchen" is the title of a new cook book published by the Price Baking Powder Company, Chicago. Just at this time it will be sent free if you write a postal card mentioning the Ledger This book has been tried by our selves and i3 one of the very best of its kind. Besides containing over 400 receipts for all kinds of pastry and home cookery, there are many hints for the table and kitchen, showing how to set a table, how to enter the dining room, etc. ; a hun dred and one hints in every branch of the culinary art. Cookery of the very finest and richest as well as of the most economical and home like, is provided for. Remember "Table and Kitchen" will be sent, postage prepaid, to any lady sending her ' " address (name, town and State) plainly given. A copy in German or Scandinavian will be sent if de sired. Postal card is as good as letter. Addreas Price Baking Pow der Co., Chicago, 111. Two new eatalogues of ev f hi 111; on wheels" Just issn Ask for them at Robertson's. Cliamp Clark's Biographj. From the St . Lonis Republic Champ Clark of the Ninth Dis- tnct was born iviarcti isou. near Lawrenceburg, Anderson County, Ky. : was educated in common schools, Kentucky University, Bethany College, West Virginia (class of '73), and Cincinnati Law School (class of '75); in 1873-74 was president of the Marshall Col lege at Huntington, W. Va. ; has worked as a hired farm hand, clerk ed in a country store, edited a coun try newspaper and practiced law continuously since 1876 in Pike and adjoining counties; was City Attorney of Louisiana and Prosecut mg Attorney of Pike County for two terms each ; member Missouri Legislature in 1889: Presidential elector of Hancock and English ticket and by appointment of Gov ernor Francis was a delegate to the Transmississippi Congresa at Den ver in May, iyi, 01 wmcn he was vice president for Missouri. De cember 14, 18SJ, he was married to Miss Genevieve Bennett of Calla way county ; has one living child, Bennett Clark ; was elected to the Bifty-third Congress as the regular Democratic nominee receiving 17, 534 votes against 14,944 votes for William L. Morsey (Rep.), 279 vote for William A. Dillon ( Pop.) ana m votes tor Kicnard il. Norton ' .. ' V ". The St. Louis Chronicle says : Colonel Phtbe Couzins is beconainjj' a national issue, and, navipg ran quished Mrs. Potter Palmer, she is now assailing the National Com mission of he-thing9 for that recog nition which is due her, sot because she is a woman, bat because she ia a Missouri Colonel. Mrs. Sproul and daughter, Miss Birtie, are visiting relatives at Santa Fe, Monroe county. Are You in Need of Silverware for the Table? Or for Presents for Your Friends? I will srive in the West. This is BARGAIN rI Can Sell Silver Plated Knives and Forks, $2.50 per doz. Silver Plated Table Spoons, 75c. to $3 per set. Silver Plated Tea Spoons, 50 cts., $1 and $1.50. I will make extraordinary inducements to purchasers in this line during POLLARD'S JEWELRY HOUSE. Glimpses of the Great Fair. Daniel Webster's family carriage will be exhibited at the fair. The Exposition postoffice handles 10,000 letters a day and sells about $200 worth of stamps. The flrst box of California cherries for this season has been shipped to the Duke of Veragua. The British royal commissioner for the exhibition has issued a complete catalogue of the British ex hibits. Thirty-eight German journalists are in Chicago. They are members Internationai European Press club. They say that the generous but unesthetic Chicago people offered to have Liberty bell recast on account of the crack in it. Twenty camels and 100 Bedouins, reinforcements for the Turkish vil- lage,arrived this week.and 150 more are expected at once Six car loads of exhibits sent by the United States to the exhibition at Madrid have just been returned to this country and will be forwarded at once to Chicago. The first roll of carpet and the first bolt ot calico were woven in Machinery hall Friday, and the first brass cup with a picture 01 Columbus stamped in the bottom of it was turned out and sold to a little Spanish girl. A six inch pipe, 3,000 feet long, leads from Machinery hall to the Casino, carrying all the steam used in cooking. It has now been in operation for two weeks and the bie banauet was cooked by means of it. The Sedan chair seems to be the pioper way to go around the exposi tion grounds and tne 1 urmsn porters in charge of them are keptbusy.but the wicker arm chairs with blue coated Americans behind them have no patronage at all. The animal trainer with the Hagenbeck zoological arena is dan gerously sick with typhoid fever.and even if he should recover will be unable to be on duty in less than two months. One of the lions is dangerously ill with some liver trouble. The big traveling cranes in Ma chinery hall in moving a twelve ton electric engine let it fall and broke one of its wheels. A link in the chain which held the engine to the crane had broken; a new chain was substituted, the massive engine j J P,CKe.u UP BSam anu bwun5 arounu into its place. The building which is advertised as an exact reproduction of the White Horse inn, where Mr. - Pick wick used to dine, and which has given up the entire second floor to a Pickwick club,is not making itself popular with strangers, as its prices for roast beef and bitter ale are considerably above the reach of most people. Part of the Scotch regiment, the Forty-second Highlanders,known as the Black Watch, has come over to take part in the military tourna ment. A ball in their honor was given last week. The commandant of the tournament has appointed as his orderly Captain Morley, one of the survivors of the charge of the Six Hundred at Balacklava. German Silver needle pointa las sight feeds Polished east tops- Burner heads solid iron Ma wed Flame Spreaders Last lory ears -Sub burners Every thing fonnd on any stove Many imnfcs iouna on jewel only. KOBERTSOX. To Secure Johnson's Pardon. A delegation from Ralls county, Mo., about thirty in number, are in Jefferson City to wait on Gov. Stone. The object of the delegation's visit to Jefferson City is to induce the Governor to pardon W. H. Johnson from the penitentiary. Johnson was indicted by the Ralls county Grand jury in 1887 for seduction. A change of venue was had and the case transferred to Warren county .where the defendant was found guilty and sentenced to two years term in the penitentiary. Two weeks ago John- gon w93 taken to the penitentiary to serve his sentence. At the Mr. Johnson was indicted, he was a wealthy and influential farmer of Ralls county with large and in teresting family. He has spent a fortune fighting the case and has left his family in stringent cireum. stances. -k; . . The waoy Irieuda pf Lloyd Mc intosh are glad to know thai he has about recovered from a severe spell at illness and is able to be out again. you Better Goods Where is William Hart? To the Editor of the Ledger. Fairland, Douglas County, 111., May 8. Dear Sir : I lived in Indi ana last winter and there was a man from your county stopped with me several days and his actions were so strange that I want you to let me know on a card if the Vandalia rail road has its machine shops in your county at a place called Hickory Grove or not. I can't find no such a place in the posted guide. He said his name was William Hart, and claim ed to be a half brother to my wife, and there is the mystic part. My wife has a half brother by that name and they was separated when 10 or 12 years old and he was taken to Missouri from Kentucky by his mother with two other children some time before the war commenced. He claimed he was a machanic, and worked in the Vandalia shops as second foreman ; also promised to write immediately on arriving at home, and we have never heard a thing of him since he left. I hope you will take a little time to find out and let us know as my wife has been so much distressed about it, or if you like publish this. It might bring out the facts in the case. So hoping to hear from you soon I'll say good night. Yours Truly, Isaiah Phipps. FERN GLEN ITEMS. Correspondence of tbe Ledeer. Fern Glen, May 10. The Post-office at Skinner ia really estab lished. It is a great convenience to the people living in that vicinity and one that was sorely needed. There has been more parties, din ners and the like this winter than usual, two of which we take the liberty of mentioning. A neat little dinner' given to a few lady friends by Mrs. J. C. Asbury in honor of her birthday was a really enjoyable affair, and a dinner party given by Mr. and Mrs. J. T. Leeper, Feb. 22, (Washington's birthday) and the nineteenth anniversery of their marriage. The tables were beauti ful with silver, crystal and blooming plants ; the company was large and congenial. They were the recip ients of many beautiful and costly presents, a list of which might be interesting: Mr. and Mrs. J. D. Ellis, set of plates; Mr. and Mrs. Jw F. Dowell, celery stand ; F. Craw ford and Neale, families, parlor lamp ; Mr. and Mrs. J. A. Lewis? berry bowl and sauca dish; Mr. and Mrs. Taylor Berry, set of pie plates ; Mr. and Mrs. Sam Hume, pair of vegetable dishes; Mr. and Mrs. Keen, of Louisville, Ky., berry bowl and sauce dishes; Mrs. J. N. Berry, pair of linen towels ; Mr. and Mrs. J. G. Wilfley, oyster set ; Mr. and Mrs. S. Patterson, cake plate; Mr. and Mrs. J. C. Berry, pitcher; Mr. and Mrs. F. N. Parker, fruit tray; Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Wilfley, bread plate. The guests departed at a late hour, wishing Mr. and Mrs. Leeper many happy returns of their anniversary. The "Fern Glen Reading Circle," which was organized for the mutual benefit and pleasure oi the ladies of this community, met and re-organ ized for the summer, on the first Saturday in April, at the residence of Mrs.. Frank Parker. The first meeting was held Saturday, May 6, from 2 to 4 p. m.f with Mrs. Jas. Lewis. The meeting was well at tended and an interesting pro gramme was rendered. Those who favored the guests were Mesdames Parker, Leeper, Wilfley.Ellis.Lewis, and Misses Leeper, Asbury, John son, Parker and Lewis. Mrs. John G. Wilfley was greatly missed as she was one of our most faithful and efficient members. The next meet ing wilt be held the first Saturday in June, from 2 to 4 p. m. with Mrs. Wm. WUfley. - lw R. Rldgwaj'g Fine Stock. On the farm of L. U Ridgway, 10 miles southwest of Mexico, near Concord, can be found four first class breeding animals, viz : Monte Star and Grover C, stallions, and Thos. Hendricks and Gray Eagle, jacks. Monte Star is a dandy young saddle horse by Old Montrose and out of Maud Starlight;. Grover C. is by Sam Downing, out of Maud Starlight; the jack, Thos. Hen dricks, is by Black Samson, dam out of a fine Stonewall jennet; Gray Eagle, jack, is by Jesse James, dam a large jennet by Hickman's Com promise. For terms of these , four magnificent animals see advertise ment in the Weekly Ledger. Harry Atchison has moved into the WV W. Settle property on West Monroe, which he and Tom Atchi son recently purchased. for Less Money than any house MOJN T at my Solid Silver Tea Spoons, $4, $4.50, $5 per set. Solid Silver Table Spoons, $11 and $12.50 set. Souvenir Spoons 50c, 75c, $1 and $1.50. LYNCHED THE THREE. Bearden Citizens Deal Oat Vengeance to Negroes Who Kill and Rob. Little Rock, Ark., May 9. Sat urday night Jesse Norman, a young merchant of Bearden. a small town I in Southern Arkansas, was struck in the head with an ax and robbed by three negroes. Norman was stand ins in the rear of his store when assaulted. His two sisters found him lying in an unconscious condition on the following morning. Yesterday James Stewart, Dick Benson and Abe Crane, the negroes who robbed Norman, were arrested, and last night the three were lynch ed by a mob composed of about fifty men. Each one of the negroes confess- ed to have had a hand in the assault! and robbery. Young Norman is still uncon scious and his death is expected at any time WASHINGTON ITEMS. Corresiiondence of the Ledger. Washington, Mo., May 9. Some corn has been planted but it is feared it will rot. Wheat is not improving as rapidly as it should. On account ot the cold wet weather meadows, pastures, oats,etc, are noj doing well. It is thought that so far the fruit crop has been injurned but little, if any, by the bad weather. Several of our progressive wives have their garden stuff all up. Hamilton & Co. are feeding two loads of cattle. H. O. Craig will shortly leave for Chicago where, he will market some fine horses. B. F. James has quite a large flock of sheep. He has been very successful with his lambs. D. D. Armstrong has six young colts, all of which are nice ones. The recent freshet did considera ble damage to the bridge over Beaver Dam creek on the Ridge road. i It is being repaired. There is a smaller bridge on the road which leads to our school house that should be fixed. No one has yet applied for our winter term of school Miss Sallie Owens, of Mexico,was in the neighborhood last Saturday and Sunday. The Misses Threlkeld.of Rowena, were visiting in this neighborhood last week. The storm party at John Cowan's on last Saturday night was attended by only a few ; however, enjoyed by those present. U. C. Donl's For Men. Don't wear an abundance of jew elry ; it shows a lack of refinement. Don't wear unpolished shoes ; it shows a lack of neatness which is not commendable. Don't carry a gold-headed cane; if someone presents you with one, keep it in a chamois skin bag or a glass case. Don't wear large diamonds ; men of the best taste wear small ones, no matter how large their bank account may be. Don't wear a silk hat with a Back coat; good taste forbids it, eyen if Banker Prince is seen every day on State street wearing both. Don't carry a cane to business unless it is used from necessity; canes are for the promenade, not for the rush and whirl of work. Don't think that you do not pare a rap for fashion ; you do, and when ever you purchase any wearing ap parel, watch yourself and you will see that you always choose "the latest. ' ' Carlyle Harris, who was electro cuted this week in the Sing Sing prison, was either innocent or met death with a lie on his lips. While in the very shadow of death he ex claimed : "I am innocent." . A. E. Poteet is now a resident of St. Joseph, Mo. Said the Owl to himself, "If the ff moon 1 could get,ri whenever I'mdry wet; The moon is a Eid Quartet nllhacraar ter I hear; you can poxchase .five gal lonsof 1 111 Root Beer." Osstf ter aajr tiaM t yMr. get Hun". ft Ji ID m mm store. May. J. S. Kenrick, of St. Louis, Gen eral Manager of the Equitable Life Assurance Association, was in Mexico this week the guest of the local agents for this part of Mis souri, Messrs. Voorhies & Talbott, who took Mr. Kenrick to the country and gave him a touch of high life. Born, to Mr. and Mrs. J. I. Hitt, a son. TIE nSETOOKG SADDLE HORSE. MISSOURI ARTIST, Will stand tba present season at my place, 14 miles northwest of Mexico on Youngs Creek, at $8 to insure a mare in loai and $10 to insure a living colt, monev due when fact is ascertained. mare parted with or removed from the neighborhood. DKSCBIPTCOlf ASD PEDIGREE Missouri Artist is a dark bay. fifteen hands three inches hieh. 3 years 01a and a natural saddler ith hijrh style ana nnisn. tie was sireu uy rusi. Jr., known as Potts' Artist, he by old Artist. Missouri Artist's first dam was Dollv White bv CocksDur. he by Kil- by's Cockspur. Dolly White's dam by Doubloon, second dam bv Lexinsrton. Dolly White is registered in Saddle Horse Register under two rules per formance and uroduce. This makes Missouri Artist a standard horse. Dol lv White is the dam of Missouri Squir rel, whose service fee was the highest in issn: or any young norse in Missouri, Tha Fine Iron Gray Jack, CLEVELAND! Can be found at the same stables at 6 to insure in foal or f 7 to insure a colt to teat. Cleveland is 4 years 01a, u hands 3 inches high, sired by Barnum first dam by Bed Oak. Barnum by Napoleon, he by Stonewall, he by Duncan's black lack. Care taken to prevent accidents, but I will not be responsible should any occur. T. 3M. BBBJEIT. Sheriffs Sale. Bv virtue and authority of a trans cript execution issued from the office 01 tne uiera or tne cireumjourioi Au drain County, Missouri, returnable at the June term, 18!3, of said Court, and to me directed in favor of Jennie Slaughter for services as house servant and against John C. Lenlton, I have levied upon and seized all the right. title, interest and claim of the said John CLeniton of. in and to the follow ing described real estate, to-wit: Be ginning at the northeast corner of the south hair or lot JNo. twenty-one (zi) Sparks' Addition to Mexico, Missouri run west one hundred and twenty feet (120), thence south sixty feet(60),thence east one nunarea ana twenty leet (lzuj, thence north on west line of Calhoun street sixty feet (60). to place of begin- n'nsr, all lying and being in the said County, and State of Mo.; and I will, on Friday, the 9th day of June, 1893 between the hours of 9 o'clock in the forenoon and 5 o'clock in the afternoon of that day, at the east front Court House door, in the City of Mexico, County of Audrain aforesaid, sell the sane, or so much thereof as may be required, at public vendue, to the highest bidder for cash in band (sub? ject to au prior liens ana juagmenisj, to satisfy said execution ar.d costs. 6td. J. N. STEPHENS, Sheriff ot Audrain County, Mo. Sheriffs Sale. By virtue and authority of a general execution issued fiom the office of the Clerk of the Circuit Court of Audrain County, Missouri, returnable at the June term, 1893, of said Court, and to me directed in favor of L.C Gove et al., Slaintiffs, and against Martha Hem on, defendant, I have levied upon and seized all the right, title, interest and claim of the said Martha Herndon of, in and to the following described real estate, to-wit: Forty-five acres, the nortn part 01 tne west nan 01 tne south west quarter, and 30 acres, the eas part of the southwest quarter of the northwest quarter, and 22 1-2 acres, the southwest part of the southeast quarter of the northwest quarter and 87 1-2 acres, the northwest part of the east nair 01 tne southwest quarter, all in section 18, township 52. range 11. west; also 20 acres, the east part of the northeast quarter or the southeast quarter ot section 13, township 52, range 12, west, all lying and being in tbe said County, and State of Missouri; and I will, on Friday, the 9th day of June, 1S93, between tbe hours of 9 o'clock in the forenoon and 5 o'clock in the afternoon of that day, at the east front Court House door, in the town of Mexix, County of Audrain aforesaid, sell the same, or so much there f as may be required, at public vendue, to the high est bidder for cash in hand (subject to all prior liens and judgments), to satis fy said execution and costs, ptd. J. N. STEPHENS, Sheriff of Audrain County, Mn. Adnialstrater's Hotiee. Notice is hereby given that letters of administration upon the estate of J. E. Fegan, deceased, have been granted the updersigued by the Pro bate Court of Audrain County, Mis souri, bearing data April 15, 1. AU persous having claims against aid estate are requested to exhibit them for allowance to the admlnistrar tor within one year after date of grant ing letters, or they may he precluded from any benefit of such estate, and if neb claims be pot exhibited within two years from the date they will be forever barred, J. R. FEOAN, 4-t. AdminUti-ator. Executor's VeUee. Notice Is hereby given that letters of administration with will j upon the estate of Wm. Leacb, deceas- i nng aate April 2, 1893, have been granted to the undersigned by the Probate Court of Audrain County, Missouri. " 1 All persona having claims atrainut aid estate are hereby notified to pie sent the same for allowance within I one year from the date of c aid letters; and If not presented within two years from said date they will be lot ever , barred. C 8. LEACH, f . THOS. F. MTJRRY, Executors. AAmiaUtratrui Eetiee. I As I am making arrangements to leave Laddonia, Mo., I hereby notify all persons indebted to the estate of H. Wommack or Louise Worn mack to make settlement by Jane 10, 1893. -, 1 a PBOVINES, I 4-L Administratrix. THE FIKE YOUKG SADDLE STALLM MonteStar Will stand the present season at stable, ten mile southwest of Meti, and five miles northwest of Conoo&J and will serve mares at the very nig erate price of $15 the season or$20fc insure a living colt. .: At same place the fine young sadf and harness horse, GROVER d At ten dollars to insure a living 04 ' AIm at the niii place, can be found Uw k. 1 FIRST-CLASS JACK, THOMAS HENDRICKS At ten dollars tc insure a living e4 Also the fine three-yeer-old Jack, GRAY BAGLB At eight dollars to insure a living eg For extended pedigrees of the abas stock tee large cards. L. R. ridgway; The Well Bred Combined Horse, Arabian Princj Will stand the present season at ft stables of Mitchell & Pasley, ; In XVlXSlx TTin, Aq at $10 to insure a colt to stand up and suck. Unrni Hnld flnct r. 1 1 U 1 1 J UUIU UUGl, Ji. Will also stand at the same pl$ and on the same terms. He is natural saddler and an extra g stallion, being a fine breeder. THE FINE SPAHISH JACK, I. - X. - L." Will also stand at the same stali at $8 to insure a living colt : For extended pedigrees of the animals see large cards. MITCHELL PASLEY, Bnik Hill,! TEE FINE YOUKS SADDLE STALli Diamond Montrose. Ii Will stand the season of 18R3atmy sUbkt ... ... it ; 4 . .1 - . ji lino, at SIS to insure a living cult : (10 to in mare in foal. Money due when facts aia tained, mare parted with or removed nai neighborhood. DESCRIPTION ANI FSDIGRtt Diamond Montr-one, Jr , KB. was Hired if I mond Montrose 2T5. he by old MoutrmM dam hf .Tark Sportsman. Jr.. he by Jack Sportsman, be by L Blanche, he br Air. For further particulars see Tnrf Kqra Diomond Montrose, Jr. "h limt dam Mnidaf! West MU.tbe dam of .star Koxe. (owned Sf Harrison) by Bogie's Whip of Kentucky, Br Mason's Whip and he by Kodcs' Whip, imported Whip : second dam by Jack Sportaa Jr. , third dam by Leviathan, thoronght4: Diamond Montrose, Jr.. is 4 years atd,f hands 2t inches high, coal black with t-vosl feet, stands up well and in a model se He was shown nfteen times in model, ftml saddle rings since be was a! years old and was beaten lint once in his class. He toakt eral flrst premiums in model and dr a against aged horses, mares and geldings. 1 dam. Maid of tbe West, was a urixe wast fin" and siidilw uhtrw , At tha same place ran be found llwl youne Jack, At eight dollars to insure a living colt. f ey dne as above, but if not aid by J Norsa 1. ISM. fee to I ne ten dollars. win serve Jennets at 2a lor jacK ccdEt $12.50 for a Jennet colt. . DESCRIPTION AND PEniGREK Abe Larimore is lS'i hands high, black white points, and is four years old. Sirst Black Forrest, Jr., he by imported Blacks rest. First dam a Knight Errant Jennet; a heavy bone, large ears, extra good height, a genuine good make-np. i Will pasture mares from a distance at obm lar tier month. Care taken to prevent a dents, but not responsible should anyefli Will give a liberal premium to best at horse and jack. . W. W. Johnson! THE SADDLE AHD HAKHESS HOWX STAR ROSE 2To. 1Q1, ui i ana me present season at tne Bars a H. Wayne, known aa tbe old Hugh CM farm, l' miles southeast of Beaver XsmCBl and 24 miles west of Doan Station. , DESCRIPTION AND PEDIOBES STAR ROSE is a beautiful liay with wb and white stripe in face. 15t bands hiiM as Sne a horse as ever put foot on Audrakt He was shown six times in lsui and took 1 first and two second premiums. STAB was sired by old Montrose llirt, he by Dt Denmark 6H, first dam. Maid of the Wetfd ond dam by Jack Sp rtsnian, Jr. . , TFRMQ- STAR RCJSE will servssi A-niVIO. at & for a colt to tut. best of care will be taken to prevent aockfc but will not be responsible should any at Money dne when colt stands and sucks, t stands good in all cases for same. f it vt a it bcs- wA I.-., t ... i a at ROSE from Jwwb Thomas & Son, or the I Orove Stock Farm, Enox County, at a eat t75, delivered at Mexico. We have no Bs cy in saving that be has no equal in the Ss a breeder, as one of his mare colts sold fall of 1MWI. when taken away from its not after being the most snccessful show co shown in thiseonntry, for 8275. the highest ever paid in this State for a saddle-bred colt. Come and see him and breed whn f conscience will tell yon, to STAR ROSl Mares from a distance will bs pastured per month. -? J. H. & J. R. WAYNI Mexico, Missot, The Gold Dust Harness Hor RollaBoj Will make the present season af stables, 12 miles northeast ot M and 2 miles north of Worcester, al to insure a living colt. The Fine Young Draft Horse, Can be found at the same plw tQ to insure a living colt. The Noted Larimore, Japk,', BLACK SAMPS 01 At the same place at $8 to IniSf living colt. . Extended pedigrees furnished the above stock. 1'astu rage for 0 irom a distance. tie large bills. . C. G. BAKER 4-t-w. axeeuUr's Votift. Notice is hereby given that fe? of administration upon the estft Krana J. Bertells, deceased, be' date of April 5, lf&3. have been f ed to the undersigned by tbe lr Court of Audrain Count v Mis1 All persons having claims a ; said estate are hereby notified V -An . V. . . 1 1 rlS . one year from the date of said b and if not presented within two J from said date thnv will he fcf vjuk bun w&iut. 1 1 1 r aiiiiwKinm w barred. STEPHEN BERTELIA 2-4-1, Execot: ; . ' YOU NEED WOB If so, this will interest you. ' You Can Make $75 to a month, provided yon work with a Htt2 , pluck and posh. Stork complete: sf!Tj2 pay weekly. JClfgmnt outfit free. unnecessary. Address at once, - WFstsbHahad 1873. ' U-m '