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The glad news every day. The proclamation is in iJie moutlts of the en tire population. Wei have the best se lected stock of goods in Central Missouri. Just received, 75 pieces I latest style prints. An elegant assort inent of parasols. Full line of Black French and Spanish laces. Curran & Pry, 323 Ohio Street. WEEKLY BAZOO. SEDALIA, Mo., TUESDAY, JUNE 7, 1881. Not Hii Garment. W. M. Smades works at tht K. end T. hop. The wuh woman who docs his washing sends it by a small boy to him at the shops. She meal b washing around to bios yesterday afternoon. Smades, who by tbe way is a stylish, unmarried gent opened the saaae tu exasaiBe his linen and learn whether or sot it was sufficiently polished for dress parade on Sunday. He lifted out a garment, long, white, sleeve less, and with two port boles ia front, and fairly howled to tbe boys, as a dosen ol bis fellow workmen gathered around him and began laughing, "By jingo, I never sent that article with toy washing ; take it sway !" To which the boy retorted, amid tbe roars of laughter by which Braadea' protest was greeted, "It aaost be yours, mister; it was ia your package." To which Snisdes replied, "Kid, take it back ; I don't wear trails, abbreviated sleeves, or ventilated fronts oa my shirts," and the bov carelessly threw the long garment across his shoulder and trotted oat, it's bleached tail floppiag ia the wind. Smades then began, and has been coBtinniag ever since, trying to cipher out to the satisfac tioa of the boys bow that lady-cuticle- scratcher got in with his washing. A Sedalia Iady Graduate. Many of the citizens of Sedalia are aware that Mi- Nellie E. Thompson, the daugh ter of M. A. Thompson, esq , has been in attendance during tbe past year at the Jacksonville, 111., female academy, and has just graduated with high honors aBd returned home. The following the Bazoo reproduce from tbe columns of tbe Jack sonville Journal of June 2nd, ia regard to mis Thompson eeaay : "Miss Nellie E. Thompson, of Sedalia, Mo., selected as tbe subject o! a well writ ten essay, 'Mrs. Browning.' o writer ever had so large a circle of enthusiastic readers and yet so few intimate friends She wrote rapidly aad oa all classes of sub jects. Her poems are alwaya naw, always fresh, aad her descriptive powers vivid ana correct. Her letters were graBd, but Both ing could be more iaterestiBg than hereon versauon. one was a true and soble wo man and few lives baye been so aad yet so sweet and so noble. Throagh trials her character was purified. The essay was read ia a clear, rich voice, aad was warmly applauded' At s Musician. Mrs. V. H. Roper, one of the most ac comuluhed musicians is eedalia, was at the piaao at tbe Old School Presbyterian church festival ob Friday Bight last. Those who attended the festival aad listen ed to ber very fine readitioa ef tbe best and most dificult masic are loud in ber praise as a skilled artist, which the Queen City is proud to recognize as one of her most valaad ladiaa. Mrs. Boper is a teacher ot merit aad her capabilities should be atilusd in imparting kaowledge to the yoang ladies the great accomplishment macic. Ssraaadera. On Friday Bight the Queen City band, after playia a few tanas for tbe Old School Presbyterian festival, serenaded, at their residences, the following young lady graduates of tbe Sedalia seminary: Misses Nellie Montgomery, Gertie Smith, Mollie Daalevy, Jessie Wright. This included the entire graduating clam except Miss Mary Letts, who, on aceoaat of the great distance of her residence from the heart of tbe city aad tbe lateness of the boar, they left unsereaaded. Their serenadical efforts were rewarded by the ladies with boqaets, cakes, strawberries aad cream aad "aicb." After the Saloon Keepers. The following salooa keepers of this city, indicted during the sitting of tbe late grand jury, were arrested by Sheriff Con ner yesterday aad placed aadsr bonds for their appearance at the next term of the criminal court : Baagb A Ferguson, seven cases e:, gave bond in tbe sum of $1,400 tbe bond beiag $100 ia each case. Pat Sullivan, tea cases, gave bond ia the sum of $1,000. Pat81aven, three cases, gave bond in the sum of $300. The. Finity. sevea cases, gave boad ia tbe earn of $700. Adam Fischer, two cases. $200. John Kelly, two cases, $200. A Cow Caused It. The Barrow gauge train which leaves this city at S p. m., met with aa accident at ballivan's crossing, sear Cole Camp, by running mio a cow, wnica caused the en giae to be throws from the track aad pret I i, , nt - it eauiT rbimn sp. xae iraia was in charge of Scottt Wilson, as eoadactor, while Martin Wyaa waa engineer. There being a carve near tae crossing, tbe obstruction was not seen ia time to stop the (rata, and. as me engineer ana b reman saw that the engine would be thrown from the track. I .L. I I i. um icapeu as 11 was lipping over. There beiag ao telegrsph line along tbe rosa, wota was conveyed to this city by messenger, upon receipt ot tbe sews at the headquarters of tbe road, aa soeine wss dispatched to tbe scene of the accident, which brought tbe passengers back to this pini, arriving here about tea o'clock. After the arrival of the passengers at this point, the train waa immediately retaraed to tbe scene of tbe accident, carrying bobi iwesiy men, wbo west to belp get tbe eagine back oa the track. SeperiB tendeat Huntington also accompanied the Party- This m the first time aa accident of this kind has happeaed to the compear aiace tbe road baa been ia operatioa, 'bat it seems to have been aaavoidable. Tbe following were amoag tht passes gem oa tbe train : B. W. Campbell aad wife, B. R. Liagle, wife aad child, E. L. Green, Abe Bates, G. L. Walls,?. D. Hastaia, Mrs. Dee Bsese, of Warsaw; Mm 8aaford, Bsdalia; Mr. WilsoB, Cole Camp. The train will be nmaiag agaia some time to-day. Look everywhere else, and then comvt to Thonas at Hid den, and find just what yon want for use in the kitchen. 4-24dtf. AGAI9 ABBESTED. The Two PartiM Discharged Friday Taken Into Cus tody Yeaterday- "Baldy" aed Xlfin Stsvsns Also Gobbled b j the Authorities at Holden. Oa Thursday Bight last Officer McNally arrested ia this city two parties aamrd John Selby aad Thos. Kelly, on suspicion that they were tbe parties who burglar ized J. W. Barrens' store some time ago, but as there waa bo evidence to convict them, they were discharged on Friday aad left tbe city. It was knows that they were "crooks," but tbe trouble waa to prove anything against them. After leaving Sedalia they went west, and last sight word was received here that Kelly was arrested yesterday forenoon at Holden aad Selby at Independence, both of whom are charged with belonging to the gang of five which burglarized tbe jewelry store of J. M. Talbot t, at Nevada, on tbe 11th of May, and 'tis said that the proof against them is such that a conviction is bound to ensue. Two other arrests were made at Holden yesterday morning in connection with tbe case, being "Baldy" and Elgin Stevens, brothers, wbo are not unknown in this city. They are not charged with being implicated'in the burglary, but it is al leged they received tbe atolen goods, know ing them to be such, and a portion thereof, including watches, ring', etc , were found in their possession. Besides these, it has been found where tome of the goods were placed in a Kansas City pawn shop, and one of the Stevens', it is claimed, placed them there. The Stevens brothers were taken to Ne vada yesterday, as tbe Bazoo reporter learned last night. As to who worked up tbe case, nothing is known, bu' whoever it was is deserving of all praise. If euilty, the Bazoo hopes to Bee the entire outfit landed inside tbe penitentiary walk, where one of the gang Elgin Steven should have been long ago. TRUSTY TEACHERS. The Board Concluded its Labors Last Night. At a meeting of the school board, held last Friday night, the following teachers were appointed to serve during the next session: Mrs. Neet. Miss Green, Mis Bttterlon, Mias Sues, Mrs. Hansberger, M'us Gei.t, Mia. Wilcox, Mi(M Jackaon, Mixa Cald well, Miss Burdsall, Miss Ainaworth, Miss MeClellsn, Hickman Sims, Win. Smith, Henry Henley. Prof. Cully was reappointed to the po sition ol chief principal, at a salary of $1,800 per year. A S. Caldwell and C. P. Reynold were elected as the principal of tbe Washington and Frinklin schools, respectively, at a salary of $70 per month ; while Prof. Bowles waa retained as the principal of the Lincolnville school, at a salary of $6-5 per month. LAST SIGHT MEETISO. Another meeting ol tbe board was held last night aad the following additional teachers were elected : Miss Frankie A. Miller, of Warreniburg : Mi Bettie Rogers. Miss Lillie liikson, Miss Liliie M Bruner. of Snrirefield : B. F. Pettis, of Warrensburg ; Mr. H. T. William?, Mr. C B. Reynolds. Of tbe new teacher, the saiarie were fixed as follows : Misses Miller and Bru nsr, $40 per month each; Miss Gibon, $35; Hickman bimm, $4, aud Y Smith and Hesrv Henley, $30 each. The teachers were then aligned to tbe following rooms in the different schools : Broadway No 1, Mrs Wilcox ; No. 2, Miss Frankie A. Miller ; No. 3, Miss Maud Gent;Ao. 4, Miss Bettie Rogers; Jlo.5, Miss Batterton : No. to. Miss Caldwell ; No 7, Mis Olive Sueas ; No. 8, Mrs. Hansber ger ; No. 9, Mr. B. F. Pettis ; Nn. 10, Miss Sue Green ; No. 11, Mrs. M. V. Neet ; No. 12. Mr. H.T. Williams. Fbaxkltx No. 1. Miss Jennie Ains worth ; No. 2, Miss Katie McClellan ; No. 3. Miss Lillie Gibson : No. 4, Mr. C. B. Reynolds. Washixgtov No. 1, Miss Lillie M. Bruoer ; No. 2, Miss Alice Birdsall ; No. 3, Miss Georgia Jackson; No. 4, Mr. A. S, Caldwell. Lwcout No. 1, Henry Henley ; No. 2, Wm. Smith ; No. 3, Hickman Simnis; No. 4, D. W. Bowles. A Sudden Death. Mrs. W. W. Johnson, wife of a team eter wbo resides in Stringtown, was taken suddenly ill, about six o'clock Friday evening, and medical assistance had to be summoned. After some little time she crew better, and bo further trouble was anticipated. At four o clock yesterday morning, how ever, she was again taken ill, from which she never recovered. A physician was sent for, but he, instead of going, sent some powders, with directions lor taking them. Thrss made her worse, and two other physicians were called upon, but neither responded. At last Dr. I In miff sr was found and he at once visited the nick womsn. He did all in bit i-ower to re lieve her, but she sank rapidly and at 11 a. m. paused away, having died, a Dr. H. informed a Bazoo man, of paralyse of the lungs. Tbe time for the funeral has not yet been arranged. The Pacific Foundry. To-morrow Mr. Singleton, civil engineer for the Missouri Pacific company, gcei to rarsans lor the purpose of laying cut tbe ground for the foundry to be erected there at once. A short time ago it was the inten tion of the railway officials to locate the foundry in Sedalia, but when they ascer tained that it waa impossible to tuilv tbeir tanks with water from the ciiv'a tank, they reconsidered and Parson secured bst would certainly been Sedalia' had it not been lor bad management on tbe part of some one. It is known te all that the company's tank at the Fifth street depot bss sever bees filled from the city's tank ; it can be partially filled, but the quantity of water desired by the company has never been lurn ished, hence the officials did not care to erect other buildings at this point. It is evident that Sedalia has miutd an other golden opportunity, and it ia now in order for the chairman of the water works committee to rise and explain as to who is incompetent and where the responsibility for this blunder should be placed. This much the people would like to know, so that they may place the blame where it belongs. A Wew Fraud of Cuss Words. Hoodlums catching tbe iaspiratioti of the"newest revision" of the New Tsatsmest have discarded tbe old maledictions of "go to bell" by which our forefathers curved. lor "depart to hades," or, "oblige me by re- oving yoar presence to Gehenna.' Hoed Inma invariably ride on the foremost wave of the on-rolling sea of progress or retro- gressioa. From the Hub. There ia perhaps ao tonic offered to the people tbat possesses as much real istria- sic valae as tbe Hop Bitters. Jest at Ibis season of the year, whea tbe stomach needs sb appetizer, or the blood needs parifyiag, the cheapest a-.d best remedy is Hop Bit ters. Aa ouBce ot prevention is worth s pouad ef rare, so doa't wait until yoa are prostrated by a disease tbat may lake biob lbs for you to recover ia. Bostoa Globe, Hesry Joass, a farmer liviag three miles seatb of this city, had a valuable male stoma from bis barn oa Thursday aishl last. He swore oat s wsrraat yester day chargiag a resident of Saliae ceeaty with the theft, eat as yet Bolhiag has esse beard ef either the male or the thief. LE JIM CRAIG? He Has Hot Been Seen Here Since the Serenth of Last Month- la There) Aajthias: ia tae Story Ho Told That Day to 'Squire Fiahwr? Jim Craig is a character pretty well known iu Sedalia, be having contributed many a dollar to the city'a support is the way of paying police fines. While sober, Jim was alwaya considered pretty reliable; but whea drank, a larger liar sever lived on earth. So much for aa introductory. On tbe tb day of May lat tbe New Great Pacific circas exhibited beread Jim was in atteadaace. After tbe performance be remained over Bight at a certaia hotel one which does sot bear a very savory reputation and the next morning, tbe lh of May, he called upon Squire Fiher and said lie had a revelatioa to make. He was told to proceed, whan be related a tale tbat caused the 'Squire's blood to curdle and bi hair to stand upon end. He sid be waa awakened from bis sleep at tbe hotel, something alter midnight, by bearing a row is tbe basement, aad curios ity compelled him to get up aad make an investigation. He crept down two flights ef stairs and there saw the landlady asd two negro wenches engaged ia beating a strange man over the bead with clubs, nor did they desit until they bad caused bis spirit to wend ita way to its Maker. He, of course, waa un perceived, so be remained and saw tbem carry tbe corpse out of tbe basement and deposit it under the side walk, (the cellar extends under the side walk) where they allowed it to remaia. Jim Maya he then crept back up ataiis, but no sleep came to his eyes. He remained until morning, however, and at tbe break of day left the houss and as soon as the 'Squire put ia an appearaace he related tbe circumstance to him. For a time Mr. Fiflier thought Craig's tslk ouly tbe result of a diseased mind the ravings of a maa crazed with rum. He questioned him closely, but Craig deattd mat he had been drinking, so tbe 'aqaire decided to make further investigations. Constable Collins and ex Marshal Smith were let into tbe secret, aBd it was deter mined to keep a watch upon Craig's move ments during the forenoon aad fee whether be would relate the same story afier dinner. Ibis was done, and he corroborated every statement made ia the morning, following it up at night with a second corroboration. That sight Craig went home, which waa the I a l time he has been seen in Sedalia, and his relatives claim they do not kBOW what has become of him. This looks sus picious, to say the lea,t. On .-Saturday, the 8lh day of May, Con stable Collins tetrruiir.etl to ascertain, if possible, whether there was any truth in tbe story, and be, together with a police man, visited tbe house where Craig claimed tho murder was com mitted. Tiiey had no search war rant, ko they did not make a thorough an investigation as the facts probably de etaaded. Oa stepping dowa to the base meat, where tbe crime is alleged to have bt.cn committed, they fousd the floor del uged with water, aad a colored woman buatly engaged ia scrubbing, while the landlady waa throwing some pieces of rags into tbe stove. Tbe oficers did not make known the object of tbeir visit, but looked around a little, when, being unable to discover anything crooked, they took tbeir departure. Another thing in this connection went to confirm the officers that there tuigiit be some tiuth is Craig's story. is thr- Kansas City Times of the 7th was brief mention that s maa bound for t e west, knows to have considerable money, had been enticed from tbe train at Sedalia, and his partner, who went on to Knas City, was afraid he would be robbed or foully dealt with. Mention was agaia made on the 8tb, saying the atranger had not yet arrived there, and it could not be surmised what had become of bim. A party kBown to have considerable money iu his pose?sion stopped at the ho tel in question on the night of tbe Gib Hit., and although he was looked for far and near on the next morning, after Craig had told bis story, no trace of him could be round. These are all the facta in the possession of the authorities, and siBce Craig h not been seen from that time to thi. it does seem a little atrange, to ssy the leat. The hotel referred to does not bear the best reputation, aBd this also west a great way in causing the officers to believe the story related above. What object Craig could have in telliag it is a mystery, and there ars those who yet believe be told the truth aad that the proprietor ot tae Bouse, a-cer taining the amount of information Craig waa po ceased of, either hired him to leave tae city, or mayos got ria ot aim in some other manner. The "Obstruction." While in East Sedalia yesterday. Bazoo reporter was shows the "obstruction" which caused Hon. Owes Harrison to auk for the arrest of Rev. L Vr. Whipple. I is a wood sbed about ball the size ol a mi car and exteBdn out in tbe street about two feet. Mr. Rickmaa, chairman of the street and alley committee, has instructed Mr. W hippie not to move the "barn," as the street is not traveled enough to war rant the city in spending money to fill U the large well which would be left unpro tected by tbe removal. Happy Coons. The city was literally alive with colored people from all parts ol the slate yesterday, The cause of it all was that Major A. B Cry. paymaster of the Gnited States army. am in the citv, paving of) the claims held by th-m against tbe goveramest for bounty arrears and xervicea rendered duriag the late war. Home of the claims were quite large, and most of the recipients were ex ceedingly happy at getting hold of so much money. 1 his will be Mr. Uary V lAt iil to this part of ibe state, aa all of the claisas have been eettled. Going to bo Arrested. The case of the First National bank of Jefferson City. vs. Lafayette coBnly ia one of the hood sails west sgaiaal the county in the United States district court at Kan sas City. The county eourt was mandam ased to levy a tax to satisfy the judgmest. This the court refused to do. An order has been issued to attach the county court justices and bring them before the court at Kansas City. Ihia will be dose to mor row. A Fieasesit Party. Oa Friday aveaiag aa enjoyable party was gives Miss Aanie Tregg, of St. Loais, at the residence ol Mr. xIIiot, at ths old Brown homestead, a mile north of the city, on the Grorgelowa road, where she m visit iBg. Tbe affair was a complete surprise to tbe youM Isdy. Tbe compaay coasisted of forty couples, a few of whom were from this city. The handsome lady sad tbe hostess entertsiasd the compaay ia elegant style. Rsfrssemeats were served, aad danc ing waa iadalged in from 10 p. m. uatil 2 a. m. Among those present from the city were the fallowing: Misses Mamie Demath. HeUie Oveesbiae, Msy McKsoa. Mamie if ogee, Jesuit Bell, Lee sad Jessie Majors, sad Messrs. Wash. Brows, Hom er byler, J oka Ueatry, Uord Hall, tSroete Demath, Harry Kales, Arthur Jshesoa sad others, " A BadFalL T. W. Brysa, the paiater, met with a patafal aedeeat ysstsrdsy autre a se, while engaged at wark ea the new balding jast erected by Mr. Lewis, aorta ef the rail read. He was working ca a aesflold oa the outside of the buildisg, aad, hsvisg to get dowa after somethisg, be walked alsag the scaffold eatil he cams to a wiadow. which be jemped tsreagw, tateadtBg te slicbt BBwa ths Bear belsw, a disteaee ef asset six fast. Ia this he mads e mistake, ss tbe floor had set besa laid ia that part ef tee beildinc, aad best reek ee tee raft ers, isjeriBf hismelf osssidsrsbly. PATUJTT PATTERSOM As H Await- tht Death XntU Behind tht Ban at Clinton. A "Basoo" Reporter Talks With tho Man Whoso Days oa Karth Aro Probably Few. Ho is Resigned to His Fete, and, if Ho Must Die, Will do so lake a Man. On Friday evening Judge McBeth aad M. A. Fyke, of Clinton, attorneys for Pat terson, the murderer, arrived in the city from Jeflersoa City, where they had bees far tbe purpose of srguiag a motioa for a sew trial for the condemned maa before Ibe supreme court. They were met at the depot by a 11 TOO reporter, who interrogated them as to the success of their mission, to which Judge McBeth replied that a por tion of the object of their visit to the capi tal bad been accomplished, inasmuch as the supreme court had grantea s atay of exe cution until the 24th mat., or two weeks as youd tbe lime set by Judge Gaatt for tbe banging. Ascertaining that the attorneys were ob their way borne, ths Basoo man decided that he, too, would take a run down to tbe metropolis of Henry, for the purpose of seeing what eflect the newa would have uKn lMtern. Arriving there, the wribe hastened t the jail, in advance of the at torneys, and after a cordial greeting at the hands of Sberifi Hopkins, waa uihered into the presence of him whose days on earth are probably numbered. It waa jifst the upr hour, and the pris oner waa found engaged in making his toilet. He extended his hand, and on being a.ked how he fell, replied, "As well as could l expected, under tbe circumstances, I sappose. The reporter was handed a chair in the corridor, where he had a splendid oppor tunity of wanning the features of the con demned. It wss evident that his Ions con finement was telling on him, and althwugb he tried to appear ciieerful, it was only too plainly to be seen that the terrible suspense tbat ha beea hanging over him for some months past was almost as bid aa death itelf. Neither Patterson or the sherld bad beard that a stay of execution bad bran granted, so Paltersoa waa asked if be thought his attorneys would succeed in get ting him a new tiial. Patterson I am sure I csnnottell you, aa I have not heard from tbem amee tbev left on Wednesday morning. Of coarse 1 hope for the best. Keporter in esse luey fail, do you think you will bear up as well until the I inl us you have in the past, for you are looking remarkably well, considering every thing? Patterson. luats the way I want to Io-k aa loaz a I live. Here the turnkey brought in the prison era supper and a lull in tbe conversation eo'ued, although Patterson did no! partake of a morsel. He tude some ir.u tries about the Sedalia ji!,wheie he wa confined about four months, and also asked about some of the prisoners who were confinei! there with him. He desired to kno uelner tne puce nan been cleaned up cilice he left it, and on being answered in the suirmaliye, said it was a good thiiiR. for prior to that it wm not a fit place for anyiMMiy to be conuned in. He wa then askeJ whether he had bean! from his wife lately. "Yes," said he, UI heard from hrr last night." Iwporter Will she visit ou prior to the day set for your execution ? falterarn 1 guow not. SsUe was here during the trial, you know. Importer Would you pitfer imprison menl for life to hanging? fatterson1 be latter way i soon over with, but life is sweet with us kII. At this the prisoner sat and meditated. it being tbe only time he seemed overcome or show d anv sign of weakening. Reporter You believe in a hereafter, do vol! not? fattereon les, that is the way l was raided, although 1 waa never a member ot any church. EeiKirter Have you had any spirtual adviser? Patterson Yes; Mr. Pierce, formerly of 8edalis, lias been to see iu thrre or four times, and baa exhibited great interest in my welfare. beeing that he was becoming despoadent to certain extent, the sur.jvct waa changed by the scribe saying : "Well, you can cheer up a little, for you have been granted a stay of execution until tbe 24th." Patterson Is that so? How Ju you know? He was then informed that his attorneys had returned and it was from them the in formation was Eieanert. Altbough the re porter expected to see the prisoner's coun tenance brighten up, there was no change visible. He sat and heard it as though it was a matter of course, and at that instant Judge McBeth walked into tbe jail. He shook the hand of his client an J im parted the same iuformatioa the reporter had, but it was not until the Judge told him that he had great hopes of getting a new hearing tbat any change in the pris oner's manner was ireeptihle. He then asked a question or two, and Mr. McBeth took his departure. The reKrter remained but a few minute- linger, making some observations around the splendid new jail. Pat terson has as good quarters as it is possible for any one con demned to death to have. He is not locked within bis cell during the day, be ing allowed to stroll iuside the bars for the length of four cages. He enjoys a good appetite a a geaeral thing, aad is loud in bis praise of the kindness Sheriff Hopkiss has shown him, he having made every this as comfortable as possible. On the n-porter taking hi deprtare the prisoner hade him farewell, but requested that nothing be published beyond what had acliiiliy been said. Af U.-r le.i vine the i ail, the Bazoo maa reel Judge McR-fth on the street and aaked him if he had any hois of saving his client's life. "Tn.I have," replied the judge. ' hav never had a rlitat bung yet." Reporter Prnhahly yoa aever had as tough s ce ss thia. Judge lea, a couple of them. But I may not be a successful tbls lime. I have hopes that a new hean ig will be granted. There were errors in therulingsth t should demand low ; and in case a aew trial is cranied, I hope to save Patterson's Beck. 1 am opposed to capital punishment, aay way. Saying thi. Mr. McBeth walksd into ths nostoSce aad the reporter strolled up the street. In case the hanging does take place oa tbe 24th of Jane, it will be ia public, as Sheriff Hopkins sava there is ne way of conducting it ia private. It is 'talked of considerably, but the excitemeat that ight be expected does not exist. Veil Against a lharp Kdce. This is fsrniahsd by Mr. Wm. Will, 161B Fraakford svraae, Philadclphis, Pa.: Some time siace I reeetvsd a severs iajary te my back, by fellies; easiest the sharp edge of a marble step, thestoee Beeetrstief st Issst half-isch, aad leavisg a very paia- al woaad. After eaflsriaf far a time, I coBcladed to apply St. Jacobs Oil, aad aa pleased to aay that tee remits exceeded mj expeetatieas. It spseeily aJlayea all paia aad swsllisg aad by eoetieeed ase, mads a awrfset cere. I really thisk it ths meet raciea lieimeet I ever essd.--Roek- ord (111.) Register. Strmwbcdrrie, frit of tbt Maton, at Sichen. ELLIS. Tho Plot Taicksas About This TheSuMDAT Moaxnfe Bazoo of May 29 lb coataiatd sb extensive expose of eae G. D Ellis, who is sot ankaowa to the citizen ol Sedalia. Biace that expose was published we have learned tbat Ellis was married at Ureaads. Mississippi, ia 1869 or 1870, to te Mrs. Harriet Fores', widow of a cousin of ths Isie General Forest of Confederate fame. Ellis, after swindling his wife out of some $1,800, left her in a helpless condi tion at Jackson, Mississippi, and left that couatry with a woman of ill-repute, who i at this time aa Inmate of a Lou.- of pros titution in St. Louis. This bapiwned is 1875 or 1876. Of this woman he got about $200, and left ber at a second-claim botel ia St. Louis, aa object of charity. Ellis, in 1875, forged a draft in St. Louis aad induced one W. H. NichoN, who bad known him from boyhood, to rank it. Of Course Nichols I oat his money. In 1876 or 1877 Ellis wm arresud by the city authorities of Louisville, Ken tucky, charged as a vag. He wa lined $6 and ia default of the payment ot the fine he was an inmate of the work houe fur several months. Alter he got out of tbat he a-MHted in arresting some Kentucky moonshiners. Not long after as item appeared in the Louis ville papers that Ellis was dead -bad been shot by the mooiHhiners. This news was loo good to he true. Subsequently it developed that the "dead" item wss published at the indigna tion of Ellis himrelf. And this very interesting story ot the fraud and dead-beat will be continued from time to time as the reus show up. Oa Monday last. May 30th, the follow ing telegram was received bv tbe Ha'ikj: M ontgox Kit Y City, May 30. Bazoo: 1 am at Montgomery. Come and make your charges good. Gko. I. Ellm. The above elegram was the work of a coward and a base villain and is unworthy the attention of deem I people. He well knew tbat the proof of his perfi Iy, small portion of it, was iu Sedalia. Mr. Elis diil go there to face her husband and he left, fearing to meet his wife. Ellis relumed to Montgomery, Sunday, the 2tilh inst. He immediately commenced lasuiug circulars defaming decent eople. For some abuse that it wm ruuiore-l that he was about to put in print, one the young ladies ia this trouble went to the printing nSce, ami iherv, by acci dent, she met EHm fee to fac. "What, did you write to your sife what you did fur about me?" a.ktd the injured girl. "I never wrote one of the letters which waa published ia the Bazoo," replied Ellis tremMieg with fear. You did," said the enraged girl, and she pulled her little pistol. As she did this he nn like a crey hound and invoked the aid of the i.fficialy, and nked that she be arrested. The eflicial paid no attention tit his en treaties to make the arrest, and ths brave girl would cot shoot her tradurer in the back as he ran. Excitement ha ran high at Montgomery since the Bazoo made its apprarance there, as a very reKiinible and correct correspondent inform im. It is quite prohable that the few foUiwr Ellis hai hsd at Montgomery will now for sake him. DRESSING FOB A PICTURE Something that Will Iutorcat Ever body. From th Capital. ''The question is often 8kci1,n said au experienced photographer, "why actors and actroses take the most pleasing pictures. It i because they atudy the principals of art and good taste tu their profession, ami under stand how to drej. Moreover, thev usually bring a selection of veils, flowers, curb, braids, laces, aud some times costumes, to give the photo grapher a choice of accessories. They come when they are wholly at leisure, and are not flustered. A red face takes black, aud they know it. Then they do not load themselves down with gewgaws aud haderbashcries, to show all they have got in worldly goods. Few pcrsous know how to dress for a picture like an actms. The best materials for ladies to wear when about to hit for a photograph are such as will fold or drape nicely, like re, winceys, poplins, satins and ilks. Lavender, imc, eky blue, puqile and French blue take very light, and are worse for a picture thuii pure white. Corn color ami salmon are better. untnK puiK, rose plug, lark purple, pure yellow, Mazarine blue, naw blue, fawn color, Quaker color, dove color, ashes of nues and stone co'or show a pretty light gray in the photograph. Scarlet, claret, garnet, sea green, light orange. leather color, light ismark, and slate color take still darker, and are excel lent colors to photograph. Cherrv, wine color, light apple green, Metter- nicb ureen. dark apple green, bottle green, dark orange, golden aud red brown, show nearly the same agreea ble color in the picture. A black silk always looks well, and it takes well if uot bedecked with nblons and laces tbat will take white. Dark Bianiark and snufl brown usually take blacker than black silk or sat iu, and are not easy to drape. A silk, because it has more gloss and reflects more light. usually takes lighter than a woolen drees. Ladies with dark or brown hair should avoid contrasts in their costumes, as light substances photo graph mure quickly than dark, and ladies with light hair should drees iu somewhat lighter than those whose hair is dark or brown. Few ladies understand how to xrrange tneir hair so as to harmonize w;ih tbe form of the head, but blindly follow the fashion, be tbe neck long or short, or the face narrow or broad. A broad face ap pears more so if the hair is arranged low over the forehead or if parted at the side, snd a long neck becomes stork-like when the hair is built up high, while a few curls would make a most agreeable change in the effect. Powdered hair gives good effect, and powder shoald be bestowed upon freck les." SHILOH'S CATARRH REMEDY, marveloaa cure for Catarrh, Diphtheria Csaker moath aad Head Ache. With each bottle there is aa ingeaioas asaal Is jector for ths mora sacceasful treatment of laese compiaiBBi wiibohi vwsrgc. Price 50c Hold by yoar druggist. Wanted. Twe boys from flfteen to eighteea years f ace. with fair edeeatioa, to leara the priatiag aad seek biadisg bbmbsss. Each mast obligate himself to stay three years aad these a willisg to de this ased sjet apply. Beys liviag wit their paraata prtfsrred. Apply at the Basoo ceaatiwg ff-edtf. COMMODOsUC MUTT DEAD. Iaoideats in tho Career of tho Woll-Xao Dwarf. 'cw York Sas, May aid. CosSBaedore Natt died at ten taia .a a. utes past o octoca yesterday mormag in tbe Anthony house, ifroadway, above Twelfth street. He had been ailing for several months past, but had supposed his trouble to cooe from rheumatism. About three months sgo he organised tae Tally Ho com pany, to play light operettas, and started on a trip through the iuterior of tbe state. After playing about fnur weeks be disbanded the company and returned to tbe city. He became worse, and for tbe last eight weeks was confined to his bed. Last Mon day Prof. Looniis was c tiled in, and lie pionouuced him to be in the last stages of Bright s disease. He was Si years of age on April 1st last. He was born near Manchester, Vt., to which city his reaiaius will be taken to-morrow. His full uanie was George Washington Morrison Nutt. Prof. Hutchius, the lightning cal culator, said yesterday : "He was an old friend of miue, and the smartest little ft How in the business. He could siug aud dance well and was auood character actor. He was the star performer of liliputian opera. I remember well wbeu Barutitu first brought him out. The commodore's father was a big six-foot farmer, weigh ing 270 jwjuuds, and his mother was a woman ot average fize. Barn urn heard of him in 18G0 aud engaged him tor his musuem. The Commo dore was then about thirty iuches tall and was known as Bar nu ins 330,000 Nutt. He was a smart little fellow, and when the living skeletou or the fat woman tried to twit him about the way Tom Thumb cut bim out he shut them up mighty quick. You see, Laviuia, aud .Minute Warren were in the museum at the same time. The Commodore took a great fancy to Lavvy. Tom Thumb liked her too, but he was rather backward, while the Commodore used to talk up. But Tom Thumb was smart, and so he goes to Barnum, and, says he, 'Old man, I'd like to marry Lavvy War ifn, aud if you'il help me to get her I'll be married in public' That caught Baruum, and Tom Thumb and Lavvy Warreu bad a big wedding in Grace church. The Commodore was mad as hop-?, but he wasu't going to turn his back uu a good engagement, aud so he went abroad with Tom Thumb and the WVrrtns, and made the tour of the world with them. He stayed with them when they got hack for many years, but after a while he began traveling with side shows, and then got in the liliputian opera busi ness, null afterwards into saloon keep ing. Coi. Goshen, the giant, was affected by the news. "He has killed me many a time," he said. "You know I used to be tho giant and he Jack, the giant killer. Sometimes we would change the parts, and he would play the L'iant and I would kill him. Most giants aud dwarfs are alike in one thinir. The dwarfs don't seem to have room for furniture, aud the giants are ike six and seven story houses notbiug much in the top. But the Commodore was quick and sharp. Poor little lellow, he did himself harm bv being a sort of sporting msu. J will never forget the trick he playe me out iu Terre Haute some four years ago. We were traveling to gether iu an opera company, and a bitr house had been sold. The Commo dore started ou a little racket, and the aiauager got scared. 'Colonel say h he to me, 'I'm afraid the Commodore won't come in time for tbe perform ance toiught. 'I will see to that, says I, and I just picked him up snd carried him up stairs, and locked him in a room. When I went up after him iu the evening, there he was, as drunk as a lord, aud I bad the key of the room in my pocket all the time. ben he saw sue be put on a comic look and began to siug : 'I'm Tininthy Totilo, I'm fond of my txttle. "Thai's a song he used to sing, and I couldn't help but laugh for the life of me. You see he had slipped soaae money under the door to tbe call-boy and got bim to unug uitu up some liquor and a clay pipe. Ike boy put the pipestetn through tbe key hole, and the Commodore stood on bis toes and got all the whisky he wanted without having the door opened. Finally he quit the business, and started a concert saloon in Salem, Oregon, but got into trouble with the authorities. He tried it again in San Francisco aud again in Dead wood Citv But he was too little a man to keep things orderly, aud at each place there waa so much trouble that the police broke him up. He bad a similar saloon up town on Sixth avenue for a while, but had no belter success. .Last summer he was a deputy superintend ent at the Kockaway pier, rigged out in a commodore's suit. The Commo dore was fond of bluff occasionally. Savs he to me once: 'Coloael, slugged a fellow the other day and knocked him into the water.' 'Well, how high wss he, Comaodore V says I. 'Well, about six feet said he. and be three feet seven incbss high ! The Commodore has commanded a much at 150 a week salary, and ssade a good deal of money, but his unsuc cessful business vestures art believed to have coat bias a great deal. About two and a bait years ago he married Miss Lillian Elstar at Kedwood, Cal. Airs. iSutt is a saiall womsn, nut is a great deal taller than her husband was. Sbiloh'a Cosvauasptiosi Car. This is beyond qaestioa the must saccese- fal Coagh Medici e we have ever sold. A few doses lavariably core the worst cases of Coagh, Croap, aad Bronchitis, while ita woaderfal sweet as ia the care of Coaes tioa is withoat a parallel ia ths history of medicise. Since it's rt ditcovery it has bsea sold ea a gaaraatee, a lest which set other mediciae csa atsad. If yoa have a Coagh wa asrasstly ask yoa te try it. Pries 10c 50c. ami 91. If year Lang are sor. Chest or Back Lame, use Bhilob's Poreae Plaster. Bald by year draggaU. Stabbims AsTray. A staabiag affray leek plaaa at Drmdsa yesterday eveaiaf bstwssa Willie Ckrawiaa, aged shoal fosrteea years, aad a Bother bey abeat the same as wheat aame it was im possible te Isara. The Utler bey was serieasly eat aad the Cbristisa lad was m the beads al the law at last rUHXBaUi tSsflATIOlT. Trail Wife Doaiwd tko Privilege ofleeiag Her Dead HastMad. Pituburg Special to Ciaciaaati Eaquirer. A sensation waa catased at tho fua- eral services of Robert J. Ssaith, a well-kuown and wealthy jeweler of taia city, which were held ia Inaity church, south side, to-day. The church was filled with a fashioaable audience coaiprisiag sosm of oar beet people. Among the nuaterotts carriages which drove up to tbe bouse of tbe desd was one containing his wife. She hsd forfeited all claims to being called his wife by reason of her un faithfulness. About six at oaths ago he was divorced from ber, as they bad separated several mouths before. Since tbat time Mrs. Smith, who is a womaa of voluptuous fores and beauti ful features, has beea one of tbe queens of tbe demi-monde of tbe city. She lives in an aristocratic house of prostitution on Caldwell street. Ac companied by another frail sister. Lizzie Smith took a seat near the cffin of her former husband. She was dressed ia deep black, and wore a a W -w . a a neavy veil, uuring tne tuneral services she burst out crying, "Oh my husband. When tbe ceremonies closed the lid was removed from the glass of tbe casket and the minister mvited those present to look for tbe last time on the face of the dead. Lizzie, who, during ail this time was seemingly more affected than any one in the church, moved frantically towards the coffin, and was within a tew feet of it, when Mr. Smith, a brother ot the deceased, threw his arms over the glass and prevented her from looking in. remarking : "Go back. Keep away. You can not see bim." Itev. McCresdv motioned her to leave, and said : "Go away. Yoa have no right to see him, aud you shall uot see him." The woman made a desperate effort to get to tbe cofia. screaming : . iM a w . ' un, my uod. l must see say husband. Stand aside, 1 will see bim in spite of you. I will see bim!" Mrs. Smith, the mother of tbe de ceased, ordered her to leave, and Miss Smith, her daughter, shouted : "Stay away ! You ruined say brother, and you cannot look at him. aa s.a w nue tne wildest commotion pre- . a a a a -a vaiieu in tne cnurcn, tne lid was fastened to its place, and the frantic woman crowded and shoved toward the pulpit. Her carriage followed at the end of the cortege, and at the grave in the cemetery she made the most touching appeals to thoee who superintended the rites to allow her just one glance at the face of the man she had learned to love, but to whom, it was claimed, she also had been the occasion ot so much domestic infe licity. The saddest chapter of the mournful narrative remains yet to be related. The impressive ceremonies had been rendered at the grave, the coffin bad been lowered into the earth, the minister bad said, "Dust to dust, aud ashet to ashes," while a spadeful of clods had been dropped oa tbe lid of the coffin, the friends in their car riages hsd deserted the place, and the grave diggers had begun to fill ia tbe earth, wbeu Lizzie, the recreant wife, ran aud looked iu. The tears streamed down on the rought box, while she pleaded most earnestly to those about to allow her to see the dead man. This privilege wss once more refused, and, as the carriage which carried her was being'driven out of the cemetery, her cries were most beart-rendiug. COMMODORE STOCKTON. A Desperate Act by Which Ho Sav ed Himself frosa Capture. Josiah (Jmiicy ia the Independent. I come to the most marvelous duel ing adventures in which Stockton was engaged, and this I shall give as I beard the story told by its hero one day after dinner and in the presence of several gentlemea who were lingering about the table. Since writing out the narrative given below, I have found in the Boston City Library au anonymous life of Stockton appareatly written for some political purpose, aad published in 1856. The writer gives an account of this dael from hearsay aad ''accordiag to reBaembraace." The narrative differs from mine ia several res Dec is. and omits some striking par ticulars, which I ass certain I beard from the principal actor. There mast exist materials for an authentic life of tbe brilliant comaaodore, ad a most interesting book it would be. Neither my measory or journal is infalliable ; and if any psrttcaiars are missing ( which I do not believe to be tae case; tbey are offered as subject to correction - , , m - , nv a resnonsiMe moBTranaer. The scene was at Gibraltar, aad there had beea a previous dael between Stockton aad a British oflcer attached to tbe station, who, however, was not the officer with whom tho affront to be avenged had really oosse. There had bsea charges aad coaater-caarges, aegotiatioBS aad criniMtioas, till finally the Aaacncsa oftker ia com mand put a stop to BfoewswiBgs ay aa order tbat none of his subordiaatea shoald go oa shore while the ship re mained in that port. Ibe lull was only temporary. After a short cruise the Erie retaraed to uiaraitar, and this tiaao tho real offender was forced by the public opinion of his tallows to give tae Yaakee lieateaaat the meet ing he had desjaaded. a gaaraaiy was req aired by Stock toa tbat the British authorities of tbe town shoald not be informed of the duel, with a view ot orderiag his arrest ; aad a pledge was giyasj that thoie should be no interference. "Under these eir- cumstanees, said shock toa, "I went Suickly awhore withoat distrust. Tho sg had beea grossly insulted by a British ocer. who was bow oacxea j up by mmraries. I was the only an married ostcer oa hoard the Erie, aad saw duty was. el course, clear. The J - ".. - . - a governor ot tae lonress, aansg oar previous visit, had saajoaaced that he woaM aaar any leasee wbo cam ashore tor tho purpose of fightiag, aad, altaoagh it was aot probable that ha weald have dared to carry oat tae threat, ho would have beta awly eaeagh had ho caught wm.- It was srraafed between oar tweeads that, unoa laadiaf, wa shoald ha coad acted to a retired place, where tho die This week we show something new, clegaut. and cheap ia a Castor ; tripple plated silver, cat gla-s b-ttied, lro9ted and chased aud guaranteed exactly AS REPRESENTED! To get low figures we purchased a verv large quantity and are sell ing them at the very low figure of $1. 99 Cent Store New and elegant lino of our justly celebrated 99c. chronics. We have one hundred different subjects, mounted ou muslin, oue-balt inch folid walnut frame and three-tor th inch gold lin ing, at the 99 Cent Store Auothr Invoice of those celebrated 99 treat wash huwl uud pitchers ju-t received. K & T. Iron Stone China, ali sizes, warranted uot to craze. 99 Cent Store New line of bracelets, wall Dockets. clock shelvt's, comb and brush rases, flower si amis, etc., at 99 Cent Store W.LBEITLER4C0.'S BOSTON 99e STORES S7 Ohio Street, Sedalia Court Hotue qunre Neviula.Mo. might come oft without interference. British honor was pledged to this, aud, believing it still to be worth something, I was rowed ashore, accompanied by my second and the ship's doctor." The graphic description ot what fol lowed must be given in a feeble out line. Tb Americans were conducted to a spot near the too of the rock. where they met the opposing party. It then appeared that no immediate fighting was contemplated, tor tbe Englishmen began to enter upon a discussion aad to raise frivolous ob jections to the recognized code of dueling. Stockton, seeing that this all tended to delay, and suspecting treachery, suddenly declared that he would waive all his rights and fight at once upon whatever terms his oppon ent chose to exact. After such a declaration no retreat wss possible. Tbe ground wss measured, shots were exchanged, and the British officer fell wounded. Stockton advanced to in quire into the nature of tbe injury, aud theu the wretched maa was shamed into a confession that treachery had been practiced, and that instant flight was necesesry if his opponent would avoid am st. Upon this the lieutenant started tor his boat, running at full speed. His way lay through a pas sage cut out of the rock, which eave acctss to the beach below. Upon lurtii'ig a corner about half way down, be was conlronted bv a file of soldiers, drawn up to oppose bis passage. The officer iu command was a pursy little fellow, who seemed to enjoy hugely the discomfiture of his supposed cap tive. There atood that merry gentle- ass ww ssan upon a parapet waica guarded the road, which was raised a few feet above it. His squad was raaged ia a liao with him, completely cutting off tbe passage, ibere was aot a mo ment for delay ; the situation was des perate. The officer was off bis gusrd and chuckling with delight. Now was the instant for a dash, now stiffen the siaews, summon ap tho blood, and there was yet a chance for liberty. Instead of making the sur render which was expected, Stockton . a a m a ass WW sprang at mis cneenui omccr. ne grappled with him ; he got his head under nts arm ; ne jumped wun mm from tho parapet, aad ia a moment tbe two men clasped together were rolling over and down the sides ot tbe rocks. Presently the parties separated, the Englishman rolling one way and the American the other. At length Stockton maasged to stop his perilous descent and dropped a namber ot feat to the beach below. Covered with blood and dirt, with his clothes nearly stripped from bim, he accosted a gen tleman who was taking bis morning ride on the beach, and begged tbe instant loan of his horse. This request was unnaturally refused, whereupon be was seized by the leg and palled from the saddle. His assailant in stantly mounted the horse, and putting him to bis speed, msde for tne boat. He looked up for a moment and saw the soldiers running about ia a diet-acted manner, most of tbem tearing down tbe road to cat bim off. Stock ton, however, reached the boat, gave tbe order to pull for the frigate, and then fainted. He did not recover consciousness until he found hiawslf in his berth on board the Erie. These events were related at the persistent request of others. They were given modestly, but with great spirit. There were at that time liv ing witnesses to the escape, and the facts coaaected with it were well known. Omt of Work, sad sick with mj kidasjs for years, wrote Mr. Alsxswdsr Ferris, of Chsasago, Forks, N. Y., reesatly. He used Warner's 8afs Kidaey aad Liver Care. Now bs ssys, 'I cheerfully rscommemf it to all psrsoast saferiaf ia the saaw way." How tko Boya aro Fixed. SoBse two m oaths ago a party of Brad ford aevs, msstly railroad sasw, Mt for the far wast. The party wss Joha G. bora- a l. a a t a. SVS gaa, rairicK stspictea, r. a rismiNg, Daaisl Daily, Cos. Kaps, J as. ueaam sad Wm. Mitchell. From a letter jast nt stived from Jeaaay Karagaa, it woald stem tbat they ars all at work, haviss; se cern! aw! situations. Mr. Jtaragaa writes from ikdali, Mo., where bs hss . cured a lucrative pnsitioa wita w.m. Moors, wholesale dealer ia Iiqaors aad ci- W - - e .V . a, I a- CSrS. rairica SXapieiow w jaru aaaatcr mm Wallace. Kaaas. fairies; rismiB m braking oa a passenger train bstwssa Wsl- mil Denver cnv. Ua. scape is ia Kaasss City, railroading, as as Bill Mitch ell. Karagaa wails : "Some sf the Mis souri farm are iee, and mms ef tbem I would not take s a gilt." rwOslia M of the liveliest lowas ia the. state, your corrMpeadeat recollects riding lata lbs town on the f rst traia el cars that ever eaten d the place. Now six railroads esa tre theie, aad it has s pepwlslioa af 29,00V, with two daily papers. From Karagsa'a letter it woald appear that tbeagh lbs bays sre all gettiag geed wagas, aaaa af them like lbs country. Tbey have maay friends hers aad ia tbe lower eaaatiy, who will be glad U bear ef tbeir wbsreaheale aad ef tbeir good saeeam ttrewgfc iheeal amaa af the Usrald. TttasvUla (Fa.) Herald.