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TUESDAY. MAY 28, 1878.
Dr. and Mn. Branson Uke this opportu
nity to tender their sincere thanks to the
kind friends and neighbors, who so kindly
sided and sympathised with then daring
their late affliction, the remembrance of
which will always be cherished in their
IThe Washout.
The M., K. A T. passenger train from the
south, which was due in Sedalia yesterday
morning at nine o'clock, did not arrive
until 4:15 on account of the
damage done to the road near Rockville by
the washout. The work of transferring
passengers and baggage still continues, but
will not last more than a few days at the
farthest. There is a large force of men at
work repairing the track, and all trains
will begin running regularly by Monday
Fomeroy's Lecture.
Pomeroy don't like silver, but the public
are hereby notified that J. W. Burress &
Co. are partial to that or any other kind of
currency, and will give a liberal discount
of their goods instead of off the
money. So bring along silver or
any other kind of money and make your
own selections out of the best stock ml
clothing, hats, caps and gents' furnishing
goods in Central Missouri, at prices that
will astonish you. A full line of piece
goods for those who desire to have clothing
made to order.
The Democratic Central Execu
tive Committee,
Assembled as per call yesterdy afternoon in
dalia. There were present J. A. C. Brown,
Chairman; Matthew Payne, John L. Hall
and Thomas Quinn. An effective address
was agreed upon to the people of Pettis
county, setting forth in terse terms the ob
jects and purposes of the committee in the
approaching campaign. It was determin
ed to have a delegate convention for the
nomination of county officers, to meet at
the Circuit Court room June 17th. The
same body will also select delegates to the
coming Senatorial and Congressional and
State conventions.
A Drummer Bobbed.
Mr. Emmit Harris, traveling for a whole
sale liquor house in Kentucky, nnd acting
as their resident sgent in Sedalia, was
robbed last evening, either on the train be
tween Beaman and Sedalia, or on the Garri
son House platform. The thief may keep
the money which he took, eleven or twelve
dollars, if he will return the pocketbook
and contents, namely, about $500 or $600
in notes. This article will probably meet
the eye of the thief, and he is politely re
quested to settle as requested, and no ques
tions asked. The notes can be of no use to
the man, and any one among the best ranks
of the profession would do the "square
thing" when politely asked.
A Little Fisticuff.
A white boy by the name of Henry Hob
mer and a negro boy by the name of
"Snowball," from Olterville, got into a
fight near the Catholic church yesterday
evening, and Hosmer getting the wont of
the fight, pulled a pistol from his pocket,
and made preparations to blow daylight
clear through the negro, when Officer Gos
sage came along and captured both youug
Hosman and the negro. They were both
taken to the cooler and locked up. When
he searched them, the officer found a Blung
shot and a pistol in the possession of young
Hosmer. He confiscated the weapobrand
put them away for further inspection.
Both boys will appear before the Recorder
Monday morning for trial.
Quite a number of bold and successful
robberies have been committed in the
southern portion of the city, during the past
few weeks, and the perpetrators have been
very successful in eluding the officers of
the law ; but it is a long lane that has no
turning, and the Bazoo predicts that ii
these midnight marauders continue their
depredations much longer, they will be de
tected in their crimes and sent to a place
where they cannot commit any robberies,
namely, Jefferson City. The policemen
who do duty at night are keeping the south
part of the city under constantsurveillance,
and it is to be hoped that they will succeed
in arresting and bringing to justice some of
the villains who have so long been the ter
ror to the citizens of the city.
An Incident.
The day before the picnic at Jefferson
City an employee of a well known resident,
approached his master.
"Please Sir," said he "let me have fifty
"What for?"
"I want to go to the picnic, sir."
"Won't a pass do you as well?" .
"Yes sir, I guess so sir."
"Well I think I can get you a pass. You
are entitled to one, and board and lodging
there for a year or two. You stole a pair
of blankets out of my house a short time
since, and they are now in your house."
The man said nothing more about pienics
to Jefferson City, and the blankets, re
turned to their proper place in some mys
terious manner.
The Poetry of Books.
"Music hath charms
To soothe a savage breast, .
Bead a rock,
Or calm a hornet's nest."
The reader has probably seen this quota
tion before, but it is apropos to the discourse
that occupies us, my brethren, at this sol
emn witching hour. Sermons can be found
in streams, and books in running brooks,
and rocks of all kind?, convenient for bear
ing at heads can be discovered by the pa
tient geological scientifical student on any
one of the streets in Sedalia;
What we are tryine to get at is rocks.
Not the vulgar synonym for money, but
genuine rocks.
And we say, with grief, that one of our
colored fellow-citisens now lies in the cala
boose, charged with heaving rocks at a
maiden's head.
There was more truth than poetry in those
James Robinson was jealous of Miss
Mary Pierce, because she loved Gilbert
Myers, cook at the Garrison House, and
scorned the uafortasate Robinson, because
he coald not wear diamond studs ia his
shirt front.
Hence he heaved rocks at her bead;
Bobinson was arrested oa a warrant, and
mas committed by Becorder Con rath. He
is a said to be a graduate of Jefersoa City
RECTS." sr m o.
As the visitor enters and pass through the
various drives in the beautiful park of Tower
Grove, the frequent and only admonition that
meets the eye is, "Keep to the Right, as the Law
"Keep to the Right, a the Law directs"
This warning o'er Life's Rate,
Doth greet the eye ami but reflects
Tl.e future of each fate.
"Keep to the Rii;ht, as the Law directs,"
Nor waver from its course ;
This simple guide with wisdom check!
All error at its source,
"Keep to the Right" though flowers lie
In U-auty at the left
Their brightness hides from careless eye
Dark pits, of hope bereft.
"Keep to the Right" though stoop the way.
It leads to "Perfect Rest ;"
Where Weeding hearts from Sorrow's sovay
Find surcease with the blest,
"Keep to the Right" if gone astray
The path lies at your feet ;
There's danger fraught with dull delay
Where cros roads mingling meet.
"Keep to the Right, as the Law directs,"
And hold this truth in sight ;
Life's failures are but Life's neglects
In choosing Left from Right.
Toweb Gkove I'akk, May l?th, 1678.
Wm. Scott's House Burglarized.
The residence of Mr. Wm. Scott on In
diana street was entered by a burglar on
last Wednesday night and ransacked, but
the thief did not get anything of value.
however. Thursday morning Mr. Scott
discovered that his bouse had been entered
but could not miss anything. On Thurs
day night the same performance was repeat
ed, the thief entering the house by raising
one of the windows. He met with the
same success as he did on Wednesday night.
Friday morning when Mr. Scott arose, he
discovered that bis house had been entered
a second time and made a thorough search
of the premises in order to obtain some
clue to the burglar, and also to see if any
thing had been taken. He could not fiud
the least clue that would lead to the discov
ery of the person who entered the house
and after a thorough search, he found that
he had not lost any thing by the would-be
thiefs visits.
After the second visit of the thief, Mr.
Scott "took a tumble" and thought he
would lay in wail for the burglar. He
thereupon got his weatons in readiness and
set up the beet part of the niuht, waiting
for the thief to put in an appearance. The
thief, however, did not trouble Mr. Scott
Friday night nnd he was spared the pleau
of putting a bullet hole through a burglar's
The man who entered the house probably
done it to convince Mr. Scott that it was
a very easy matter to enter a residence
without being caught. These burglaries
have been going on at intervals for a long
time past, and it seems as if the citizens of
Sedalia had learned a lesion by this time.
and take some steps to prevent their houses
being entered and robbed in this wholesale
In this citv, May 22nd. of membraneous
croup, Gaily, infant son of Dr. and Mrs.
BronBon, aged 1 Tear, 9 months and 22 days.
Toll the bell softly,
With kindly hand spread
Flowers on the coffin,
Baby is dead.
Sweet Gaily Branson ; he was "only a
little child," a bud, a blossom, to the great
world of humanity, and yet to the hearts
that knew and loved him, he was a priceless
gift, a precious gem, a perfect creation of
an Infinite God that brought within
his magic presence something that
makes earth typical of Heaven, some
thing that makes home divine and
something that has power to fill Life with
the sweetest music When the angels came,
when the "Golden Gate" waB left ajar, when
the "Silent Messenger" caught and clasped
the tiny casket that held the prisoned soul'
ah ! then, for the mourning father, for the
despairing mother, the very sunshine faded
and the light drifted under a cloud ot such
grief as never more can be forgotten or
erased by any triumph of Time. His
plaintive "Papa 'Bye" as he floated out on
the River held the saddest farewell that
ever human ears can hear, for alas !
The winsome fare, the tossing curls aglow,
The little feet that pattered to and fro,
The pretty wisdom of one happy year,
All ended in such bitter, bitter woe,
When Baby died.
Here are the shoes that Baby used to wear,
The tearful vision of a step so sweet,
The mother folds her hands in speechless
And mourns the silence of the missing
So, leave the chamber to its quiet gloom,
And put aside the little cradle bed,
Dear Gaily close the sacred room
Tis filled with mem'ries of our angel dead.
The fragrant bloom upon the climbing vine,
In its sweet breath, his name will keep,
And some day, we shall kiss again
The lips that now "are locked in sleep,
Tho' Baby's dead.
Rosa Peakle.
Thrown from His Horse.
At about 1 o'clock this morning, as
Michael M'Cabe was riding past the back
portion of the Garrison House, the saddle
on which he sat was turned and he was
thrown to the ground severely injuring the
man, who profusely bled large quantities of
beer and whiskey at the mouth when car
ried on the stretcher to the Station House,
under direction of Marshal Smith.
M'Cabe is a gardener liviug in the north
part of the city.
later :
It was ascertained shortly after he was
placed in the calaboose that he had died
from his injuries. The last words were.
"G d d d that mule to h 1 !" Officer
Conner made an examination of the man
and also notified several other per
sons who also made an examination. Mc
Cabe is a gardner, and lives about a mile
north of the city on the old Gerye place.
He leaves a wife and six or seven child
ren to mourn his untimely decease
He was about thirty-eight years old.
Officer Conner notified Coroner Evans of
he circumstances about throe o'clock this
morning, and an inquest will be held oa
he remains seme time during to-day.
Babies are the institution and should
be guarded from attacks of colic flatulence,
etc, by using Dr. Bull's Baby Syrup. Price,
25 cents a bottle.
Sugar cured buffalo meat the
celebrated "Garth" brand, at
the Grange Store.
Fsshiosabls Pic-nic at Jefferson
City The Basoo Mam Goes Down
on the Cow-catcher of the Engine
He Loses Hie Hat and Meets
with Other Misfoi tones.
The United Sons of Zion returned from
their pic-ntc down east at an early hour
Saturday morning, and have settled them
selves to their usual work. A number oi
the beautiful chocolate colored belles looked
somewhat the worse for the trip as Ibey de
scended from the train having eaten a good
deal of ice cream, and bananas and other
wise dissipated while away. The gay
streamers on their gorgeous hats, drooped
in the cold rain, like wet dish clauts in the
hands of kitchen wenches, and their tired
laces, betokened an unended jamboree of
twenty-four hours duration, amid the seduc
tive scenes of Jefferson City, beneath the
shadow of
and within sight of the white glistening
walls of the other place of amusement in
the heretofore mentioned place, which is
called the capital building. The forms
and bearing of feomeof the component parts
of the society were striking in the extreme.
Mr. Marshall, President of the organiza
tion is the finest looking gentleman in Se
dalia, and had chance decreed his birth
several degrees south he might have been
the governor of a state or a member of
congress. But his- good luck has saved
Mr. Marshall any such fate, and he can
proudly boast that he is an eminently re
spected person he has never been sent to
either Washington or Jefferson City on any
official business. In other words his rec
ord is clean, and he has never been in
either the penitentiary or in congress. The
pic-nicers brought borne with them
presented by the girls to the boys. Mr.
Marshall made the presentation speech,
which was one of the happiest effort of
his life. The representative of the Bazoo
who attended the excursion incog riding on
the cow-ctcher to Jefferson City and re
turning in the smoking car, lost his notes,
otherwise the oration would appear in full,
in these columns this morning. TheIAZ'X)
man was asleep in the car, with his head
thrust partially out of the window when
the conductor came along, and punched
him on the shoulder, in order to see his
ticket. As a result the Bazoo man was
startled so suddenly from his dreams that in
drawing his head in from outside, his hat
was knocked off and lost on the road. In
that hat was his elaborate sketch of the
whole affair, now lost irrevocably to the
world, amid the long weeds and grasses of
the prairie. The conductor offered to buy
the Bazoo man
and several members of the United Sons of
Zion were desirous of reimbursing him for
the loss of both his hat and his notes, but
this the indefatigable representative of this
journal politely refused. He is always
ready for emergencies, and pulling from his
coat tail pocket a small traveling cap, told
his friends that he was all right as far as
head gear was concerned, and that he would
draw on his imagination and a bottle of
benzine for his report of the affair, which
he has done with his usual ability.
discloses the fact that the banner was not
presented at Jefferson City as stated, becme
the wife of Priest Marshall, when taking a
a walk, fell and wounded herself in the side.
The patty took dinner in the State Houe.
Among those present were Miss Powell,
a charming brunette, in black silk, Sol-
ftyino pattern cut a la Prince Alexandria
with buttons down the' back a la Matter
Miss Nellie Adams, a statesque brunette.
with a form modeled after the Venus of
Milo, raven bair,ani summer hat, arranged
a la Mm. Gov. Owe, light lawn suit modeled
after the drapery of the Grecian gddess
Miss Mela Msgruder, one of the most
dashing brunettes of Sedalia, who may be
seen occasionally scooting along the princi
pal Boulevards with a gorgeous gallant on
her arm. Miss Magruder was ttstef ully
attired in a Parisian toilet, modeled after
the promenade suits now adopted by the
family of Marshal McMahoa, the same
consisting of an elegant traveling suit of
DcTjOt Angela brown the new California
color, which is bow all the rage in the
Miss Ella Stanford, a willowy brunette,
with a form as graceful as a tender tree
bending over a limpid brook.prettily attired
ia a brown traveling suit cat a la
Duckeme de Any, with Cairass trimmings
and forget-me-nots ia her Sc Louis bonnet,
the ckrf Sacwcrt of oae of Sedalia's most
aristocratic milliners.
Mrs. Mary Banders, ia a black silk,
modelled al a Madame it Soigne, hat carry
ing asaal colors of her craft, bright pink
hoisted at the fore, aad Venetian jewelry of
the latest patten, sparkliag apoa her
sam- "DBBBBBH"s"afcm
heaving bosom and clinging to her ears,
which are as delicate as those of Pharaoh's
Miss Mary Williams is a Calcutta blue
silk, trimmings to match, cut a la IMnetmc
Mary, ff Cambridge, high heeled shoes,
pointed bias, tight cornel, and fine display
of ribbons at the masthead.
Mit Liza Johnson, a'delicate brunette,
in a light lawn, a la little angel of. lemt, train
trimmings to match, jewelry of the S.ui
Kf:cl model, high heeled shoes, parasol and
fan, a present from the Mikado of Japan.
Miss Mary Powell, in a Madame
de Patniiodour drab suit, cut,
stitched and pleated, seen leaning on
the arm of a well known lonorial artist of
Miss Mary Campbell, a dUtinyae brunette
in black alpaca, cut a la Viiio&w Clotilde,
trituuiiiix to match, roses and ribbous in
Miss Aggie Harden, in carry-me-back-to-ole-Vir-jima
blue, gracefully temered with
trimming to match. One of the belles of
the occasion.
Among the gentlemen who figured on the
occasion, nnd wore their new summer
clothes for the first time were Hon. John
William-, lion. George Ilogans, Hon. Henry
Tahoii, Hon. James Anderson, Hon. Mote
Turner, Hon. Jackson Boland, Hon. Alfred
Williams and numerous others.
Miss Bel c Burke, a tropical brunette
from ' Africa's sunny fountain" was attired
in a di'lieitiin brown silk, cut moire antique,
with iliiuioii trimming'', and comets u At
Miss licck. a brunette, also wore brown,
cut de lliytur, an yotett uw rejuvehe, illu
sion ti.tih and wait cut moire antique.
Mis.; Julie Ann Hawkins, a royal look
ing brunette, with a distingue air worthy
King Solomon's court, wore a red peckled
dress cut it At L. S. Mail, with velvet trimming-;.
Misses. Tentiic Pitindexter and Mi Liz
zie I'otr.dexlPr. kjki were brunette', we wish
to stale, wore black, cut a la grus graine,
hair dressed nla madamc de Seviue, high
heeled i-l;.s and iliu-ion stocKings.
Mis S.tllie M&hm, who was a brunette
we dtcire to rettcat, wore a lead colored
over lrv-s, blue trimmings and a red dres
of blue velvet or mther blue dre?s and vel
vet tri i::iii!, hh;h heel shoe, with Rocky
Mountain soles, and waist cut lie Kirgour a
Ia the Virgin Mary illusiou hat, and
No more nt pre-nt.
For fui titer information inquire m-x
Improper articles of food often cause
the blood to become loaded with foul
humors. C.'eanse the blood with Dr. Bull's
Blood Mi: t ir
Lamonte, May 2oth, 1878.
From our H-5Lr Conv-jwiKlent.
A heavy rain fell this morning.
The cornfields are getting grassy and
the fanners getting blue.
The wheat prosject are improving.
The late wheat is not injured with the rust.
Some candidates in town this week,
shaking IiriuLs with many friends and try
ing to make more
Prof. Houton gave a musical festival
here, on Thursday evening of this week. A
very entertaining affair.
The Lamonte string band will give a
strawlierry festival in the Grange Hall, in
this place, on Tuesday evening next, for the
benefit of said band.
Our mill is progressing slowly ; some of
us will yet have to go to Sedalia to haye
our corn cracked. We uo r.ot like to do so
as the roads are ho bad.
The Rev J. T. Paxlon, of Marshall,
will commence a series of religious services
at the Presbyterian church, in this place,
to-morrow at eleven o'cloch a. m., to con
tinue through the week.
Vincent Terry, our new road overseer,
is stirring up the road hand, and the able
bodied and unablebodied men on the roads
this week, and for the next six weeks, will
be found around the mud holes, and all are
requested to come up to help.
You say in the Bazoo who will agitate
the draining of the pond at Sedalia again.
Send it up here and we will drain it between
two days, as was done to the old mill pond
at this place, on last Saturday night, by
cutting a ditch through the embankmenL
Trial of reapers still in vogue. The
Buckeye, the D. M. Osborne and the Marsh
haveslers (all being self-binders) were out
in the green wheat fields this week ;all done
good and clean work. The Marsh harvester
is said to be the lightest draft machine, by
good judges.
Prejudice often rules in the physical
treatment of babies. They are allowed to
suffer and scream with pain from colici
flatulence, bowl disorder, etc., when some
simple, reliable and safe remedy as Dr
Bull's Baby Syrup, would give almost im
mediate relief and perfect ease to the little
A rhilal'!pJiia jury together twelve
days without beins iiUe to agree on a verdict, Uie
division Ijeics ten i two, with th two obvinnsly
knae or toM. Judgp Allison said: "We are
fat approaching a condition of thing in Phil
ailelpliM, ?uk1 in all Urgf-citun, that witl conir1
r. change in the law o tint it will not tie possible
tor one or two men to tand out against the con
viction of a great majority of the jury, and thus
prevent thr proper consideration of case."
Judge John M. Witson, who has boon called
the father or the practice in Cook County III., and
who for many vear ws solo pridiagJudje of
tho Cook Countr Court of Common Pica, and
was afterward Chief Justice or tho Superior Court
ofChicairo. waa worth between SKO.OMOaBd S40O.-
Ottu two years ago, but has lost all tits property
irom vnnnmgc iu ian mw ui rrmi rvuua ana
atnckff, and us a mema of support IB hia old age,
be liaa accepted the appoiBtmeat ol Justice of te
peace for North Chicago. '
Caught at Lsst-Th Basoo Man
a v:v. T mi 1. 1 -
ansr nrwa ruiuwuj-xariiuua; i
Tale in one Chapter. j
He is here!
But how did he come?
That is the question.
Some say that he came m on the freight.
Aad by this it is not inferred that he
stole his ride.
There was a grand committee of green
backers and laboring men appointed to
wait nn him at the depot, and escort him
triumphantly to a free lunch at the Garri
son House.
But he outwitted them all. And reg
istered at Sichers'. There the B zoo man
saw his shining bald head through the
window, citing his pea with " fork.
Hear this ye laboring men. Your cham
pion of labor dines at the Delmontcos of
Sedalia, and lie cats his peas with a fork.
He also wears a clean shirt. And siorts a
gold watch chain.
The Bazoo man would have "tackled"
him when at dinner only he knew that it is
dangerous to disturb anv one of the ani
mal kind when lie is feeding.
Therefore the fUzoo man stood in the
entry, until the Hon. Mark M. Pomeroy
came out, when he approached him with
outstretched hand.
''I've got nothing for you" said Brick. ,SI
can t give
"You mi-take my minion sir!" said
Bazoo man taking off his hat, "I appear
before you air to welcome you to Sedalia in
the name of the press."
Brick ' countenance fell.
"And you want to "
"Interview, you know. Take a seat along
side of us. We are the Bazoo. Is this
greenback and labor movement making
any headway?"
"Ye sir, all over the country."
"In Iheeastr'
Everywhere, my succulent scribbler. We
have three hundred clubs in the state of
New York alone."
"What is the difference between the Na
tional party and the Greenback parly?"
"One wants to cut the dog's tail off at
once and have done with it. The other
believes in shaving the dog's tail oil gradu
"Which wants to cut the dog's tail away
at one slash?"
"The Greenback party. We want to pay
the national debt in greenbacks', ba5ed on
resources of the country."
"But suppose it gets o a gold dollar is
worth two dollars in greenbacks, would
not some one get cheated, if our money
! was next to worthless?"
"Our greenbacks are good enough for us
They are based on the resources of the
country and the pledged honor of the great
American nation. We can hold our own
bonds. It is not necessary for Kuroeaii
capitalist to have them. Nowadays every
laboring man's nose is held to the grind-
The Bazoo man instinctively placed his
hand to his nose.
"Is not that your condition?''
"It is."
"Are you rich?''
"Me! me, a newspaper man, and rich?"
"Then you are broke V
"Dead broke."
Mr. Pomeroy's hand sought his pocket,
and pulled out a tooth pick.
"You want money T
"God knows I do" tears stood in the
Bazoo man's eyes.
"Well we are going to give it to you."
"Then where is it?"
"Well you have got to wait until we pas
some resolutions."
"Your conventions ?"
"Yes sir. And then all you fellows will
have all the money you want."
The Bazoo man could hardly control bis
"Have a chew of tobacco Mr. Pomeroy ?"
said he, pulling out a plug.
1 never chew. And what is more, I
never employ an editor or compositor on
my paper that chews or smokes."
"Would you be willing to put up fur the
drinks for me and my friend here?"
"No air."
Tt'l 1 n1w 4Wtt vaii fan ranta T I 1 1 1 1
itii vsis (,ua juu vs vviiir, miiik
"I refuse as a matter of morality, I do
not believe in drinking."
"Well gim'me a ticket to your concert I"
"It is a lecture," said Mr. Pomeroy.
"Then write us a pass."
Pomeroy did as requested.
"Brick, old fellow," said the Bazoo man,
affectionately placing his hand on the
Greenbacker's leg, "I -used to -know you
when yon was in New York, when you
started your daily paper there, with Joe
Howard, as managing editor. Joe is a tough
one. He is the ablest liar on the
American press. He is the biggest newspa
per fraud between the Pacific and the At
lantic. I heard yon address borne of the
Seventh Ward boys one night. You wore
a thirty pound watch chain on that occasion.
It was that watch chain that killed you in
New York among the boys that and your
silk velvet collar. They made the mistake of
thinkingyou werehigh-toned.when wereyon
really one of 'em. You talked down there
among the roughs, with a d d clean white
shirt onyourback, and the boys were scared.
But you have toned down since then, my
Bricky. You have decreased thesiae of
your watch chain You are getting fat in
the stummuck. I take it yeu feed well in
Chicago ? Those Greenbackers give you all
the corn aad oats vou want? Nn offense I
hope, bat tell me, why have they got the ,
picture ofa coffin on the banner that is hung
out ia front of the hall where you are to,
hold forth?
"That is not a a coffin. It is a brick,"
said Mr. Pomeroy, with an air of disdain.
"Oh ! many people in Sedalia thooght it I
was a coffin. It looks like oae a little ways
off. No offense I hope. And it is a brick
aad not a coffin," spoke the Bazoo mas
ramiaatively. "Well, good-day, sir."
"We dang oar banner
Oa the outer walla."
The cry is
"Still taey cease."
If the man tkat paiatad the brick oa that
banner did not covertly mean a coff n, then
may the Bazoo be hashed !
T,,e afterBoon lecture took place at
Smith' Hall, at two oVlnrlr Tlio tli'Avi
mn w4 OB naDl early enough to make a
rapu pen ami mk sketch of the speaker
ith hi usual inimitable rapidity of execu
tion and accuracy of artistic touch :
Mr. Pomeroy advanced to the front of the
platform saying, that, "in come places men
are nil alive in this important question, in
others tliev are lukewarm." Thus, from the
nnniiierifiiptr benches in the ball was
Ut. Ktj(I-3l Mai.((R tle Wire ww : .-j00 iu"
attendance, and at Moberly and lioonvillc
I tbe halls were crowded to their utmost ca-
. a . a .
parity, lie said that "money was monev,
because the law had declared it to In-
money" and not by reason of the material
of which it was made. He said "there i
no such a thing as a natural money" ar.d
nn monev could be ninde that is a legal
i tender for the purchase of property, but, a
money ran be made by law, that is a legal
tender tor
He said that if God had exhibited no more
wisdom th n ur financiers had done, in
stead of creating tlte world he would have
delegated the authority to create it to the
devil and paid him
six rxi: cknt. interest
for the u-e of it. He elaborated or. the
Mtnotint of interest the U. S. had paid on
monev since the formation of the govern
ment ami stated it at being SVW.OOO.OO'J
"Originally," he said, "1 was a democrat.
Now 1 am. and expect to rainain as long as
I live, a greenback man becue I found
that every tune I walked up md voted for a
President 1 was
I used to say and think, I still think so.that
Republican nte thieves. The Democrat
would pat me on the' back and say that's
right. 1 went to N-w York and found
more thieves in the Democ.alic party to
the acre than I ever saw in my life. 1 al
ways knew 1 tvtiM not serve God and
Mammon, and I found that I could not
serve either the Democratic or the
Kepublicnn party and the principles
of honesty ?o I broke off from
allegiance to them and htinttd a party that
was honest and Imd the interests of the peo
ple at heart." lit- told some amusing an
ecdotes, announced service for the night ami
closed amid alarmingly dealning apsdause
from the assembled mulii fortv !
VENTION. Closing Proceedings Tho Breth
ren Leave the City Broko Up
But Not Basted.
It Is clearly evident that the gocd peo
ple of Sedalia, as well las the delegates of
the Sunday School Convention at the
Christian church, have "passed from death
into life" on this great question, if we are
to judge from the large number who at
tended the closing ceremonies on Friday
night. All appeared to be thoroughly
aroused to the ituportanceof thisgreat ques
tion, and determined that neither "the
gaites of hell" nor wet weather should
prevail against them. The spacious audi
ence room was literally p.icked with an
audience that, in point of appearance and
education, would do credit to any citv.
After singing "Revive Us Again," "Always
Cheerful," "Pass Me Not," and "Halleluah
Tis Done," in which Elder Cline gave us a
specimen of true heartfelt singing, Elder
Gatiison introduced
who proceeded in a very able, simple aad
feeling manner to present the subject of
"how to preach so as to convert the young;"
taking for a foundation for his remarks,
I the commission given to the disciples by the
world's Redeemer, found in the last two
verses of .Matthew. He drew a very effect
ing picture of the relation of adults and
children, and of the important part of the
great drama of life these little cherubs
would .eoon play, and urged that to "train
up a child in the way it should go," we
should enter upon the work the moment
the little prattler could realize the neces
sity of being saved from impending dan-
tger. In answer to the great question oi
"How? 'to do this, the speaker ottered
arguments, accompanied by forcible illus
trations to show that all that was necessa
ry was to tell them the
and picture to them the acts ot the blessed
Savior while upon earth ; giving them to
understand his loving kindness and tender
mercy. He concluded his remarks with
telling effect, by reference to the life of use
fulness of the Kev. Gen. Richard Gano,
who, at the age of ten years, gave his heart
to God and who, amid the falling of bullets
and the clashing of arms ever krpt the ban
ner of Christ unfolded and lead the corn
reads to Christ. At the conclusion of his
remarks Elder Cline sang "Come to Jesus,'
and the upturned faces of a large portion
of the congregation evinced that "hell was
a good way off and Heaven very near" to
their hearts.
pronounced the valedictory, in which he
showed conclusively that he was master
of the situation. It was not voluminous,
but it was powerful aad falling tears that
covered the cheeks of many said in lan
guage that could not be mistaken that his
fte,jRg foutj. a ,odgmcnt
hearts of his auditors.
Elders Monser, Kagland, Felix and
Dalhv were chnnen deiWatea tn the in.
proaching glate Convention, after which
he COBreation Mnjf ujn the Sweet By
. Rw , . , nrtmnnm.tmm thm
After dismission, a large portion of the
congregation lingered a season indulging
Their beaming countenances spoke clearly
the feelings of Christian love that bound
their hearts together, aad the numerously
falling tears gave evidence that there were
"other hearts that ache" at parting. There
was a hallowed atmosphere pervading aad
it was clearly perceptible that the coavea
tioa sad resulted ia great aad Uttiag geod.
bbbbbbkSL slBBwlal.r
- MbBHMftat 1 BfBaa
It is said that the lightning struck the
head of a Warrensburg darkey, during a
thunderstorm ou the 22d tilt., ghmcing off
and killing two mule, the story is not
credited otit-ide of that burg, however, ex
cept as for the mules. Henry County Xru
crut. It is generally known that some War
rensburg peop'e have uncommonly thick
hea ls, hut it wxs not understood before that
they were noa-conductors.
A prima donna who lafely sung to a
good crowd in Philadelphia has gone to
Haw I to more. l ie.
TIk next thing she'll do, she'll go to Bus
tin ! with her maniacal yawps.
Rev. E iwurd E. Hale savs the voice of
the American women is s'tarp and shrill,
like a "war-cry." Mr. Hale is married, as
sure as lte. Ax.
Gail Hamilton, the great Squaw-ler of
of the Penobscot trit, has been probably
pulling Hale's hair.
Waists were made to hug.
Tongues were made to tune,
Arm were made to circle the girU,
And lovers were made to spoun.
Eyelids were made to droop,
Cheeks were made to blush,
Hair was made to curl ind friz.
And Hps were made oh hush !
Do you know an Indian in front of a
cigar store reminds me of the man who
rushes into the sanctum and wants to know
"who wrote that article?" Position is
every thing. Hackensuck Republican.
None but wooden headed injuns would
ever be likely to trouble the Republican any
Elizabeth Allen, in a poem, asks, "Oh,
willow, why forever weep?" Elizalieth is
a little mistaken as to the facts. It isn't
the willow that weeps, it is the boy who
dances under the limber end of it.
But he always executes his best waltzing
"Down by the cane brake,
Close by the mill"
The spoony editor who wrote the word
"lead" across tiie upper right-hand corner
of a letter to his sweetheart was only a
little but alisent-minded. He thought he
wxs fixing up copy. Luwell Courier. .If he
was solid with his girl it's all right. Hus
ton (Jlube.
He was a base minion id do such a thing
any way. He ought to have a standiug
head all the time until his nose bled.
When the very first ni:hi the fires go out,
All of the house plants freezes.
When a man if he sits on the sou thside porch.
Gets the rheumatiz in his kneeses ;
And the fellow who takes his tlannela off.
Blows out his brains with sneezes.
When the baby wakes up with an iron-clad
And the mother its neck goose greases.
Never plead guilty to poverty. So far
as this world is concerned, you might
better admit that you are a vidian. Ex.
In nthtr words atnp up to the bar and
order your round of drinks, though you
have not a cent to your name. There is a
kind Providence that watches over the pen
niless orphan and if the gin mill keeper at
tempts to kick you out, you can save him
I the trouble by gracefully bidding the com
pany good evening.
Deacon "Boy, can you tell me where
all naughty novs go to who play ball on
Sunday?'' "Over back of Johnson's dam I"
the youngster replied. Kennebec Journal.
This reminds the Bazoo man, as old
Uncle Abe used to say, of a trip he once
took in California. He rode all dav and
toward nightfall came to a sort of ford
What is this place boy ?" asked the Bazoo
man of a ragged urchin setting on a log.
"Yuba dam" was the insolent reply.
"Yuba dam" was the sharp retort.
"You be dam I guess it is you be dam,"
cried the Bazoo man springing from his
horse and nourishing his whip. "If you
hain't got any better manners in California
than to insult a stranger, I'll give you a
few lessons "
"Yuba dam !" fairly screamed the youth,
aad the lash touched the boy's ears.
"Yuba dam I" broke in au old woman
leaning out of a cabin window.
H and ! cried the Bazoo man, "what
is the matter with ye all, what have I done
to ye?"
"Yuba dam ! repeated the old woman be
tween the whiffs of her clay pipe." That
is where you are. This is the Yuba river.
Yuba dam I"
The Doctors delighted With
A correspondent writes to the Bazoo re
garding the convention of physicians at
sweet springs:
The managers of the Sweet Springs, with
their usual hospitality extended every con
venience for the comfort of their visitors;
who were very much pleased and delighted
by their visit.
The following were the proceedings :
There was a discussion as to where the
next meeting should be held, but the Es
culapians was so well pleased with
in which the Sweet Springs managers had
entertained them, that they had decided to
come again, not as guests, but as patrons.
Accordingly Sweet Springs was chosen
as the next place of meeting. This being
the first time that the convention ever
in the same place.
The convention voted a resolution of
thanks to the Sweet SpriBgs company, for
their generous hospitality.
They onderoUnd how to deal with tramps in
the Viliago of Williamstown. Massachusetts. The
tillage i naturally a liandsome one and the in
linbi tints are resolved to do all that art. ai op
erated by tram p, can do to beautify the place.
When the tramps have been provided with lodg
ing and breakfast at the lock-up they are set at
work rakinx or! the lawns, and contributing in
various way. to the work of beautifying the vil
liage. In this way the peripatetic gentry are en
tenanted at small expense to the town, and ia
turn are given an opportunity to cultivate wsthet
ic tastes. II all towns aud villages would adopt
this plan it would give these preamhulating indi
viduals some light,easy employment which would
add variety to their travels besides doing rauch to
improve tae places aforesaid.
VAtna MASlhl AAA S AmAl - - -
-vmitj iiivniii- wmven arsavsavr urppirl
istd ft tente colony of tmimau ia Alleghftar
CoualyvMiLvcoUecCsMlcoasidrrahle monT from
n wr wov1mJ HVIIirV tviMU IB
nrsisilrm. ami onsMfl rutMtu thsm mm w
At the request of several of our Masont
subscribers, we have decided to add a
Masonic Department to our SUNDAY
Bazoo, and will continue it as loBg as
desired. We will bo pleased to receive
contributions from Brothers on matters
of local interest to the various bodies of
Masons in the city aud in the towns
around, aud esiecially desire to have
complete histories ot the lodges in the
different towns in the County.
An effort is now Is iu nmlc by Thus. C. Ready,
li. M. of Mo., to guilit-r up the hitry of the
i oler in thin state, nd e--::IIy to prr-rvo the
life history of it-, distinuu licit members. If
any ot our re.idrr kino of any Curt of interest.
I'.hv uri'tilct euiif'T n fivoron bin), a welt a a
t-enefit to th Order, by eon:niuiuntiiig them to
bun. From h letter lately written by him e
e.tnut tb- folb.vnii :
lti s'reiiiii; fr tli- 31:tsnir liftory f on of
MH-tiun"". iiio.t j;i!t.-l son, lately leceased. I
u:is:tsuislud lo tutd n rvenl luTl Urn pr--s'rvfd
of oTi-n hi- .M:iil!i' home. iiitK'b less, his
tlistiiimn-hed -Tk-- id tin- cruise- f the Order.
For tin rtj-tivi-ye:ir- be h:td Iven i minister f
the tlsiel , rising by :is-iiluoii stiidj loid i:ilr
troin the hiltnbb- ,x-itwu ot t'ir'iiit Rider oer
ttie tield jirescnt-d to him by hi church, to tho
bth ostiict of Kistnj. :eid for seicn err., sue
tvtiu!y. one of tin; a'umt'i timid Chaplain
f the r out Lolt!. and still no rveonl luis. Iveti
jr crved ot hi- Masonic life.
In still mrther reseandi. I found no recorded
n-t'-rv t iinr ot those distmtiishiid worthies
whom led in the o-iiiiAitian of the (Jr.ii..! 1.kI.
nii'l who I:i's;rsl so n'lie-tly and f.ntiitully in
iTjetiiatin our U-lovcd Order in the State.
Many of tbe luie loui; itiee foue to rest, mid
tin- only reeont ot their sclJ-siu-iiricui devotion,
of tiuin:id talent-, to theeau-eof Masonry l tu
l-toilnd in tb iiieare details coutaiueii in tue
annual rK-esjii:s, ot our orairl l.txle. liiey
Ilivu Iv ii stilt, wl to depart, without leaving no
on the ht-tor.e ta;- ot Maonry. their place and
date of birth, when ami where they received the
decrees o: M'ionry, or wliat ornctal I'Ositiou
the hold -n the I'lrand or siilxirdiuate lodges
Tills ha- lo-c'i a -ail o.i!isn of the .ast. and
now, 'then -i;.-r juri-ilietions are, cnii-mi-d in
i. moiling .all the ititere-tnu; facts, and iviui;
them to the ui.iil, I tind Mis-ouri without a
record frut'i whu-h gather information uxn
the. iHOIIts.
Fceluv-C the need of such a r.'-eord, I ha- under
taken !. task of collcctim and ci-iti;.iliii tho
Ma-niuo history of ail our l'a-t 4 ; rand .Masters,
and trust I sluiil be able to jre-ont to the ;raiid
!.odi:e, at it- annual -ston in OctoU-r n.xt. so
much of intere-siii data its will stimulate ttl. ln
t the ai:itiii-til ot committees to w rite u tho
history of all the siiisrdiiiato lodges in the sshite.
I luiveaddres-.il communications to alt of the
(ir.ind ofticcrs ot the -t. who are still !i:uu.
and to the rclatis of t!ivs b-cea-e, and ha
received resj'Mics from a tnimlxT of them, and
ill-a - lira 'ice of an earlv compliance with my
reoiiest from others, and f iiiiri- you I am most
fitllv repaid for what lalr I iiave performed, by
the'reoeipt of o many Iwf.m known tacts, in tho
history of individuals, and of th- .ratni Lodge,
aud its subordmat-s dunn; the past V years, ut
its existence m the State.
Missouri t-ode, No. li re-ehartered m by
the Ora'id I.od;.'.- of Mi-otiri a- No. 1. had upon
her roll the names ot Edward Hates, ue of the
most eminent jurists nnd statesman of the West,
who :n bis !on;i and ii-e'ul life, rilled many of th
highest offices in tho itlt't of the Estate ; Colonel
Thoma Hart Benton, who for thirty years', whs
Fiiite.; State iv-imtor from Missouri, Hamilton K.
Gamble, once 1oerrior of the state, and one of
her most d!Un:iiihd lawyers.; Thomas F.
Kiddtck. first lirand Master ol Masons of Missouri,
Nathaniel B. Tucker, second Orond master ;
Edward Kites, third jxranil Master; Ilardago
Lino, fourth Oratnl Master : Thompson I)oiih
lass, iH-ptity irand Master; James Kenuerly,
lirand enior Warden ; ArchiUild (iambic. Grand
Treasurer; Win. Uensliaw, Grand s$eurptary :
John I). Ihujgett. Grand i?eiiior beacon. Grand
sveretarv. and Deputy Grind Master ; Geor II.
( JIeIo.lv, Grand Junior Ieacon, Grand Lcturr.
Grand Treasurer. District Deputy Grand Master ;
F L. Hillon, Grand Secretary. Grand Treasure
and Ieputy Grand Master, beside Thornton
Grimslev, ?Millivaii Wood, Joseph V. Gamier,
Kisdon M. Itiee. Stephen Kector. and John C.
Potter ; all of whom, and a score of others, tilled
various office in the Grind Lodce. What a roll
of honor to be accredited to a lodije !
Missouri I.odtfe, No 1. the oldest Inde e.xitinc
in this jurisdiction, is- now m her Ctd year. Iu her
Ions and interesting history, she has witnessed
inanv clians's. Ith iu civil and Masonic life.
Orjra'nized upon the border of civilizationl in a
small village, in the midst of a coiiimtnfjlcd pop
ulation gathered from "II nation", yet she ban
survived and pro.-jn'red, and in her rio old i;e,
can point with nnde t the large numlier ot lodge
formed from her menilicrs all over the west. She
lia witnessed the wilderness tntnsformcd into
cultivated Melds, the straggling tillage of 1,SC0
souls grow up to an immense city of overt,!',
and destined ut n far distant day to become tho
great citv of the union.
"L'homme qui rit." The man who
laughs is a happy man, and no m n can be
happy with his hlood loaded with impuri
ties. The remedy which all can depend
upon for every vitiated condition of the
blood is Dr. Bull's Blood Mixture.
St. John.
St. John, a very pretty name,
But with very little fame ;
Say, John, what is the matter,
That you make such a clatter ?
St. John, it is very bad,
For you to get so awful mad ;
You are surely to be pitied,
Because you can't sncceed in town or city.
St. John, pray do keep cool,
Act the "saint" and not the fool ;
Remember yon are a new beginner,
And can't expect to compete with Singer.
St- John, be you "Wright" or wrong.
You put the thing a little to strong ;
Be "honest, just, aad by fair dealing,"
The squealer has no chance for squealing.
5-26ssw2t The Singer.
Pull a pig's ear or step on a rat's tail,
and as a rule he will squeal. So it is with
those who, through mercenary motives, try
to injure their competitors, by fraudulent
misrepresentations. They, like the long
eared animal of the fabled, think that noise
is argument, but like the fable animal are
doomed to disappointment. Remember we
have first-class machines, and cordially in
vite all persons desiring to buy a reliable
sewing machine to
Come and examine what is what,
Your minds of doubt relieving;
This is the only certain way,
For seeing is believing.
First-class supplies for all machines. All
machines repaired and work warranted.
S. A. Wrioht, 230 Ohio street.
Glass Houses.
Keep cool. Don't get excited, and always
remember that those who live in glass
houses should never throw stones or insinu
ations at their neighbors. Also, remem
the rule for that is tit for tat. Let dogs
delight to bark and bite, for 'tis their na
ture to do so, but sewing machine men
should never let their angry passions rise
to tear each others' eyes. The old reliable
sewing machine, the Singer.w still ahead of
all competitors, although it has no new
clap-trap arrangements to decoy persons to
buy something which is of no particular
value to the operator. Don't be bum-
bugged, but buy something that has beea
tried and not found wanting, which you
will if you purchase a SiBger sewing ma
chine at 113 East Main street.
Sewing machine supplies of all kinds for
sale, and repairs done at short notice.
5-26-s&w3t J. P. Sexsok, Agent.
A Vindication.
There are persons engaged in the sewing
machine business, traveling through the
country and canvassing the city, who fell
and by false representations try to make
people believe I am not located ia Sedalia;
and say that if they buy sewing machines
of Wright, they will not have aay oae to
look after the interests of their machines ;
and they, or some of them say that the St.
John Sewing Machines are not made of
good material, and will Hot wear well.
Any person or per urns asserting or tryiBg to
make people believe such statements, are
liars aBd frauds.
Ever willing aad pleased to serve my
caste mere ami friends, I am respectfally,
5.19411 a A. Wbiqht.

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