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THE SEDALIA WEEKLY BAZOO. TUESDAY, MARCH 7, 1882.
3 V $ CHIMES FROM CLINTON. 4. Visit to the Franklin School by a "Bazoo" Correspondent. Correspondence of the Bazoo. Clinton, Feb. 26, 1882. Your correspondent had the pleasure of visiting Franklin school, of Clinton, on Friday atternoon, February 24, '82. Room No. 10 is in charge of Miss Ermie Owen, whose inestimable merits as an in structor are attested by the rapid progress of her pupils. The exercises of this room were of un usual interest. After some general exercises by the school, a debate was next on the programme, the question being: "Resolved, that the execution of Maj. Andre was unjust." On the affirmative were Miss Nannie Kennedy and Master Ira"M. Flemming; on the neg ative, Miss Mary Britts and Master Chas. Blackford. The debaters all did admirably and their efforts showed a clear knowledge of the historical facts connected with the question, and much preparation for the ar gument. As able arguments were ad vanced, first by the one side and then by the other, our decision wavered, and in our own mind we could not decide, and welcomed the decision of the judges, who declared the affirmative had won. Next there was an oration by Master Walter Brannum, which was excellent and contained many thoughts of interest. Music, both instrumental and vocal, was interspersed throughout the programme, and added much to the enjoyment of the occasion. Miss Millie Witsor kindly consented to favor us with an instrumental solo, which she rendered most effectively. The whole, programme was highly edify ing, and such as any well organized liter ary society might be proud of. OWENS' OBSEQUIES. His Remains Laid at California Yesterday noon. Best After- at The remains of the late Samuel H. Owens were interred in the cemetery at California yesterday afternoon, in the presence of hundreds of mourning friends. The funeral services were in charge of the Masonic grand lodge, of which order de ceased was an honored member, and the sermon was delivered by Rev. John D. Vincil, grand secretary of the grand lodge. The Masonic ceremonies were conducted by A. M. Dockery, grand master of Masons. The services were most beautiful and im pressive, and were a worthy tribute to an excellent man. The Masonic fraternity was represented largely from nearly every section of the state, and the funeral cortege was one of the largest ever witnessed in Central Missouri. The remains were escorted to their last resting place by 104 Master Masons, 26 Knights Templar, 40 Royal Arch Masons, a large delegation of the A. O. U. W., the military company of California and the Capital Guards of Jefferson Citj-. Special trains were run from Boonville and Jefferson City, both of which arrived with coaches filled to their utmost capaci ty. The only Masonic representatives present from Sedalia were Past Masters B. H. Ingram and Geo. L. Faulhaber. Could He Play Billiards ? He was a quiet-looking old man, and he walked quietly into a billiard room, just "to while away a few moments," as he after ward remarked. Seating himself near a table where several young gentlemen were amusing themselves, he ventured one or two suggestions about the shots, and wager ed and lost fifty cents, the result of a diffi cult point. Could he play billiards ? Well, no, not very well. Still he used handle a cue pretty well. Would he play a game ? Well, yes, just for fun, you know, and to to pass the time. He played and lost, paying for the drinks and giving his opponent the dollar which had been wagered on the result. Would he play another game ? He didn't care. Would he wager three dollars? Didn't like to, but would, just l" for the fun oi the thing. He had been beaten easily before, so the young man thought him an old gentleman with money to spare, who was out seeing life. Would he wager with others? He didn't care. Sixty dollars in small bets were finally wagered. The elderly man quietly re marked, with a quaint smile, that he thought he should have to do better this time. "I should smile!" answered the jaunty opponent, as be made the first shot and lost it. The elderly man quietlv handled his cue until he got the balls into a corner, and then ran thegame out. But toning up his coat and pocketing the gains, he was about to depart, when the young gentleman insisted that he was a fraud, and wanted his money back. The old gentleman quietly said "there was a mistake he had only come in to see them play and then walked out. Answer This Question. "Why do so many people we see around us seem to prefer to suffer and be made miserable by Indigestion, Consumption, Dizziness, Loss of Appetite, Coming up of the Food, Yellow Skin, when for 75c. we will sell them Shiloh's Vitalizer, guaran teed to cure them. Sold by your drug gist. Died. In Jersey ville, 111., Mattie Garrett Stone, wife of Frank N. Stone and sister of the late R. P. Garrett. She has visited Sedalia and has friends here who will be pained to hear of her death. We have a speedy and positive cure forCatarrah, Diphtheria, Canker mouth and Head Ache, in SHILOH'S CATARRH REMEDY. A nasal injector free with each bottle. Use it if you desire health and sweet breath. Price 50 cts. Sold by all druggists. $1500 per year can be easily made at home working for E. G. Rideout & Co., 10 Barclay street, New York. Send for their catalogue and full particulars. 11-1 wly ROSS-EVANS. Quiet Wedding: on Lafayette Street Last Night. A pleasant, though informal and quiet wedding, took place last evening at the residence of the bride's brother-in-law, Rev. W. C. Westlake, on Lafayete street. The contracting parties were Mrs. Maggie Ross, daughterof Rev. Wm. Ferguson, who resides in the suburbs of this city, and Mr. W. Y. Evans, a prominent and influential citizen of the neighboring town of Dresden. The ceremony was performed by Rev. Westlake in a very beautiful and ap propriate manner, and at its conclusion, after earnest and sincere congratulations had been offered for the happiness and prosperity of the newly wedded husband and wife, the assembled guests adjourned to the dining room, where an elegantly ar ranged supper, consisting of oysters, turkey, salads, pickles, a variety of choice cakes, fruit, confections, tea and coffee was partaken of. The bride was attired in a prune-colored cashmere dress, trimmed with narrow shirred ruffles, surmounted bv deep, full puffs; pannier drapery of silk of the same shade of prune, with a garniture at the throat of rich lace completed a verv hand some and effective toilet. The bridegroom, as was becoming to his dignity and years, appeared well in a neat fitting suit of black. There were no attendants, and owing to the inclemency of the weather, which had necessitated a change in the original programme, the company was not a large one. Those who were present en joyed the affair very much. Mr. and Mrs. Evans will make their future home in Dresden. The Bazoo ex tends congratulations and wishes that the days of their futurity may ever hold sunshine and happiness until ''death do them part." 'Twas a Put-up Job. The boys on the K. & T. put up a job on Billy Bartlett, the popular north end baggagemaster, a few days ago, and for the time being had their own fun. They re ported to the Hannibal Courier man that Billy had taken unto himself a wife, and of course it was so published, to the great annoyance of the baggagemaster. The Courier of Saturday last, however, has this correction, which places Billy all right : "W. L. Bartlett, the clerer Missouri Pa cific baggageman, whom the Courier re ported as being married, after love had triumphed in laughing at locksmiths and overcoming the prejudice of a proud Vir ginia father at Paris, called at the Courier office late last evening and said the "boys" put up a job on him ; that he is not mar ried. Miss Mary Rose foiled the sly old father just as the Courier stated, and he now gives his consent for Billy to call and see his lady love at Paris and wed her if he chooses." As all the objections have been removed, the Bazoo advises the roung man to lose no time, but sail in from the word go. Our Mild Winter. People forget about the weather, and then we hear it said that the present mild winter is unprecedented. But a corres pondent, writing to us, says : My occupations, during the winters of 1842-43, fixed indelibly in my mind the following facts, viz: The fanners were plowing every month. The frost inter fered very little with their work. There was no weather so cold as we have had this season. The ice makers were in trouble. The heaviest snow of the season fell on the afternoon and evening of Tuesday after the March meetings, and scarcely a vestige of it remained on Thursday following. TKere was no sleighing tor one-half day. The Indian maxin that "the winter will not rot in the sky," was often quoted by my neighbor. But it did. Yet the spring was not earlier than usual. The apple trees were in full blossom before the 20th of May, but white frosts appeared every morning till the 23d. A Lucky Miller Who Will Grind Saturdays. Mr. I. M. Davis, of Morning Sun, was the holder of ticket No. 7fi,0S6, the capital prize January drawing in the Louisiana State Lottery. It is a severe shock to re ceive information that $30,000 is subject to command. He was arranging his mill machinery, but it did not unnerve him, however. He took it coollv. and made use of the oft quoted maxim : "Fool for luck," etc. Mr Davis is fifty-two years of age, has been a citizen of the county forty one years, has a family wife and six chil dren and is a useful and honorable citizen of his neighborhood. He farms, keeps a small stock of merchandise, and runs a steam gin and mill at Morning Sun, Tenn. When asked if he would "grind'' Saturday he replied, "as usual." He is receiving numerous letters asking loans as high as $5,000. Well, old fellow, we never thought when we drank buttermilk (?) out of the same canteen eighteen years ago with you that such a fate awaited you. Memphis (Tenn.) Avalanche, J an. 15. A Worthy Tribute. At a meeting of Equity lodge No. 26, A. O. U. W., held last night, the following preamble and resolutions were adopted : Whereas, in view of the loss we have sus tained by the decease of our friend and brother, Samuel H. Owens, grand treasur er, and of the still heavier loss sustained br those who were nearest and dearest to him ; Therefore be it Resolved, That it is but a just tribute to the memory of the departed to say that in regretting his removal from our order we mourn for one who was in every wav worthv of our resiect and regard. Resolved, That we sincerely condole with the family of the deceased on the dispensa tion with which it has pleased Divine providence to afflict them, and commend them for consolation to Hini who orders all things for the best, and whose chastise ments are meant in mercy. Resolved, That this heartfelt testimonial of our sympathy and sorrow be forwarded to the family of our departed brother by the secretary of this lodge. C W.Turniiam,) J. O. BOSSERMAN, J W. R. M XING Eli, - 0. C. Abbott, i C C. Clay. J Feb. 27, 1882. Committee. RAILROAD HIGHWAYMEN. Freight Car Bobbers and Whisky Smugglers in the B. I. T. Denison Democrat. For some months past the officials of the Missouri Pacific road have been annoyed by continued depredations on freight in transit through the Indian Territory. The operations of the depredators are as novel as they are harrassing to the company. The" thieves operate singly or in squads, and they are, generally speaking, desperate characters fugitives from justice and are armed and prepared for any emergency. The general plan of operations, as near as we can learn, is as follows : If one man is operating he will get aboard a south-bound freight train at Muskogee or Eufaula. During the trip he will manage to enter a box car loaded with merchandise. Then he will wait until he has "reached a place along the road which has been previously selected as offering advantages for the se cretion of stolen goods, and as the train passes this point he pitches out as much as he can of whatever comes to hand. Then he either jumps oft', or rides to the next stop, gets off and goes to the place of ren dezvous. If more than one is engaged the plau is the same, except that they have two or more points at which goods are pitched off and at each of these a confederate is sta tioned, who picks up and secrets the stolen property. By this plan it is possible to about unload a car. The thieves are partial to whisky and beer, either in cask or keg, but they do not hesitate to take in any class of mer chandise that can be sold in the territory. In one instance a barrel of whisky was thrown off at South Canadian. This was captured before much of it had been sold and returned to the agent at Eufaula. Here it was not safe. While awaiting shipment it was left in the freight office. Its location was discovered and the con tents extracted by some thieves, who crawl ed under the freight office, bored a hole through the floor and into the barrel and carried the firewater away in buckets. The sparsely settled condition of the country in the territory is especially fa vorable to this- species of robbery. There is no way of estimating the amount and variety of property that has been stolen in this way. Nor are the depredations con fined alone to freight south-bound. In this connection we may say there is an immense traffic in whisky in the ter ritory by violators of the intercourse law. The bulk of this business is done from this point. The whisky peddlers are usually j mistaken for tramps. They steal their transportion each wav on freight trains, and carry their gootls in or gunny sacks. Railroad men inform us that they never knew a time when the road through the territory was so infested with tramps. There is no doubt but the bulk of these tramps are the robbers and whisky jed-" state that he is nephew of a prominent dlers referred to above. It occurs to us union general of the rebellion period and that the Missouri Pacific company should j ex-member of congress. A year or so ago take some steps to suppress this species of he became enamored of a handsome and depredations, and we would suggest that I accomplished eastern lady, wooed and won if they would put a special officer at this her. Their honeymoon was all that lov station to watch every incoming freight b ing hearts could make it, and their future train, with authority to arrest and deliver t gave promise of great and continuous hap- to the citv authorities everv tramp disem- barking, that it would have stop a great percentage of tious. i t- - T 1. ited the various conservatories of the cou- Cardmal Points to Remember? ; linenl and finallv locale1 in Paris for two That Acker's Blood Elixir is a secilic j years' instruction. While there she remedy for neuralgia, rheumatism, malar- was reported as bein"- verv sick ions and other fevers, scrofulous tendencies ! and soon afterwards the terrible an and all forms of blood poisoning. It puri- I nouncement of her death reached hes the system, rouses and develops the ; L't by cable. He at once directed that nervous energies, enriches the blood, pro- the remains lie embalmed and sent to motes apietite, dispels languor, and re- 1 America for burial, which order was coin stores the body to robust health. Sold by f plied with ; but, as the grief-stricken hus Bard & Miller. band was unable to go east, he requested a The Sprague Divorce Case. (Jlolc-lein(X'ra! Specal. The agreement for a separation, which has been partial I v arrived at, is based upon the following terms: Mrs. Sprague is to withdraw all the accusations of crim inality preferred against her husband in 1-a aiftt t ii ( . at va a fx . Italian his suit in toto. Mrs. Sprague is to have ! 1 1 1 e - - . i-f- i ana uesemon. uov. oprague is 10 ueuver ? to his wile all her clothing and tiiat of her children, as well as all personal prop erty at present retained at Canonchet by her husband. Mrs. Sprague is to have the custody of the three daughters, and Gov. Sprague will retain the boy Willie. The question of alimony is not to be touched on in this decree, but it is to be a subject of after consideration. Premature Loss of the Hair May be entirelyiprevented by the use of Burxett's Cocoaise. No other compound possessing the peculiar properties which so exactly suit the various conditions of the human hair. It notens the hair when harsh and dry. It soothes the irritated scalp. It af fords the richest lustre. It prevents the hair from falling off It promotes its heallhuf vigorov3 groicth. It is not gi easy nor sticky. It leaves no disagreeable odor. It kills dandncjff. BurneWs Flavoring Extracts are known as the best. Missouri Will Not Mahoneize. Hou. John F. Philips, of Sedalia, was in the city yesterday with his wife. They were stopping at the Southern. Mr. Phil ips thinks that Mahoneism will never gain a foothold in this state, as repudiation it not favored by democracy. In Mr. Phil ips' opinion there will be no session of the legislature for the purpose of redisricting the state, but he thinks that instead of this there will be an election for a congressman at large. It has been rumored that Mr. Philips will be a candidate in case of such an event, although he has never declared himself an applicant for the position. St. Louis Republican, 28th. The Automatic, Or self-folding school seat, manufactured by the Union. School Furniture company, on sale, and sample seat, at Sanborn Bros.' book store, 312 Ohio street Agents wanted. Address, F. P. Nichols, 3-ldltwlt General Agent, Sedalia, Mo. Strayed. On January 28, 1882, one black mare, fourteen and a half hands high, shod all round and about nine years old. No marks but has had "fistula." A liberal reward given for the return of the above animal to Chas. Kiefer, Sedalia, Mo. 2-21w4t LITERARY EXERCISES By the Grammar Grade of the La monte Public School. The public school in our neighboring town of Lamonte closes to-morrow, and the teachers have arranged for the lol lowing programme, commencing at 1:30 o'clock p. m. Recitation, Sowing and Reaping, Allie Parsons. Essay, Our Parents, Fannie Aniyx. Declamation, The Heroine, Llewellyn Yinnedge. Dialogue, The Know-nothing, Wm. Wise, Leroy Aniyx, Lee Means. Essay, Present Labor is Future Profit, Laura Wensel. Declamation, Address to the Young, Eg bert Walker. Recitation, Paddle Your Own Canoe, Lillie Price. Paper, Lamonte Gazette, edited by Ollie Hall, Joseph Mason. Declamation, Atlantic Cable, Harlan Vinnedge. Dialogue, Shape of the Earth, Luther Chipley, Emmet and Omer Clabaugh. Declamation, Flag of My Country, Clif ton Vinnedge. Essay, Yaiue of Discipline, Clabaugh. Dialogue, Vacation, Leroy and Fannie Aniyx. Essay, My Prtsent Days, Ottie Files. Declamation, American Flag, Jos. Mason. Dialogue, The Hours, Annie Lupe, Eva Hainliue, Irene Brown, Emma Berry, Fannie Amyx, Allie Parsons, Josie and Mamie Walker, Cora and Lillie Price, Ollie and Daisy Hall. Declamation, My Childhood Days, Samuel Harrison. Essay, Importance of an Education, Mary Reese. Recitation, The Maiden's Psalm of Life, Daisv Hall. Dialogue, Discontent, Alice Hainline, Emma Berry, Cora and Dillie Price. Declamation, Half Way Doins', Robt. G owl fellow. Supplement to Lamonte Gazette. Addresses bv visitors. A BRIDE'S FREAK. ! Shamming Death That She Might Elope With Her Music With Her Teacher. l'ioncer-Press. J A very peculiar proceeding was related I to me to-night, affecting a gallant officer of the army, brother ot a lieutenant at Fort Meade, and one out of which an interest ing romance might be woven. I do not i care to srive the irentleinan's name, but will pmess The lad v was blessed with more a tendency to j than ordinary musical talent, but uneul-tl-e depreda- tivated, and to perfect the divine art 'she ! was sent abroad bv her husband. She vis- inend in New York to receive the casket and cause its interment in Greenwood. This was done. Subseciuentlv certain intelligence I reached the widower of a character that rrousetl his suspicion, and caused him to J hasten to the beatiful cemetery over 1 looking the harbor of New York, where remains were exhumed, the casket oened and found to contain the decaying bodv of a man, An investigation was at 0()0 once instituted and resulted in establishing the fact that his wife had eloped with her music teacher, first causing a report of her sickness and death to be sent to her far away home, and in corroboration of it had secured a corpse from the morgue, which was sent as her own, with the result above ! stated. Will GuiteauDie? Washington Critic To-day the Critic's reporter met in the rotunda leading to the house side of the capitol a gentlemau who is supposed to know considerable about the nhvsical and mental condition of the doomed" Gui teau. "How do you think Guiteau will stand the racket?" asked the Critic man. "What racket ?" queried the gentleman. "The scaffold racket the trip to glorv." sHe won't stand it at all." "How so ?" "He will pine awav and die before the 30th of June." You're foolish. Guiteau will die at the end of a hempen cord," suggested the knowing critic. "I think not. He's a craven coward," continued the gentleman. "True, but he won't die through cow ardice, will he?" "That's my opinion. You can see he's becoming emaciated already. He's so afraid of meeting his God, whom he has mocked, that I venture his dreams are hor rible more terrible than those of 'Mac beth;' and the ghost of Garfield, I venture, appears in his dreams more chilling, more soul-freezing than did ever that of "Ban quo to 'Macbeth.' "Of course he does not make these facts known it would breafc up his inspiration theory if he did but I venture the pre diction that Guiteau's life is now worse than the torments of hell a thousand times augmented." "And vou believe he can't stand this drag until June 30, when he is booked for the mysterious realm." "That's my opinion. He may live, however, but if he does, I believe he'll be a crazy loon, indeed. In that event the people will never know whether he was de ranged when he shot President Garfield or not." An Incident of Gettysburg. Troy Times. Can you stand an army incident? If not, you needu't read it, that's all I A student of the free college of the city of New York called on me the other day, mentioning Gen. Alex. S. Webb as now " president of that institution. f,Gen. Webb !" A train of the most stirring memories of my life started at the name, for it is indelibly as sociated with a sight such as a man is privileged to look upon but once in a life time, and few men saw even once. It was at Gettysburg. I was an artillerist, and so it happened that when that heroic charge was made by Longstreet's division and those splendid lines of gallant Southerners came sweeping grandly across that field up into the very teeth or our guns, the time came when we must cease firing, for our own men were so closely engaged with the confederates that they would receive as much damage from our fire as the enemy would. During this interval I had, what a soldier in battle rarely has,.leisureto watch. On a little knoll just to our right stood Webb's brigade of the second corps. In their front the brave Kemper was hurling down his brigade of Virginians upon them. Forward and backward went that thin and constantly thinning line of brave boys, the officers rushing up and down the impover ished ranks, waving their swords and cheer ing on the men. Towa:ds the left of the line stood two colored sergants bearing the only colors visible, and these they waved slowly lo and fro in that leaden storm in the face of the opposing host. The battle smoke lring Vile a thick cloud abov and in front of those brave men; the deafening roar of battle, thelurid line of fire dimmed by the thickening smoke, the hoarse shouts of the brave men on either side, who struggled madly for victory, the roar of shell and whistle of bullet swerved not those heroic men from their perilous duty the fate of a nation hung upon their bayonets and they knew it. and every man became a hero I I stood looking upon that scene ierfectly transfixed, the blood ting ling through every vein, sweeping in great, hot, successive waves through my frame, and a thrilling through every never such as you and I have felt when reading some grand, heroic deed of ages past and gone. Suddenly an officer breaks from the line, hatless, coat less, pale, leaning heavily on his sword, limping rapidly toward where I stood. A great shell-rent at his right hip was letting the rich blood in streams down his leg. He was evidently seeking help to reach the hospital! Not he! When near enough to be heard above the roar, he de manded : "Who is the commander of this battery?" I pointed to Major Fitzhugh, commanding the artilery brigade, to whom he rushed and besought him for God's sake to send a section of guns to the support of his men; he could not hold them against that fierce onslaught ten minutes longer. Two guns dashed at a gallop towards Webb's enfeebled ranks; they broke way right and left with a cheer, and our canister tore great gaps in Kemper's lines. He fell wounded. But now come on Armistead and Gai nett with their brigades, and again the odds are with the southerners. Would our brave boys be forced to give way? Would the army be c.nr in two at that point ? The sight grew maddening. Oh, somebody ive the right order now, if ever. The late of the army of Washington of the country hangs upon a thread. Is there no help? To the right a terrible blacken ed line of disabled artillery, dead and dy ing men, and" fiercely struggling lines. To the left the same. But what's thai? A flag conies up the hill from the rear ; fol lowing hard after it come five solid col umns of troops, double-quicking it under the fierce July suu. A moment more, and on the hair we make out the blue at. f ( Jeorge's cross of the third division, sixth j corps and then we knew that after the f won! "Gettysburg" should be written I "victory." But the die was cast before thev could fire a shot. Webb's brigade made a fight that dav which the imperial guard of Bonaparte never surpassed, and which, lor heroism and results, deserves to be handed down among the proudest an nals of war. I say every man in that poor, weak line of Webb's was a hero that day. fit to be ranked with Ceur de Lion ; and as the sun went down upon the bloody field I registered a vow never to cease telf- ing my heroes countrvmen how that handiul of tought lor the dear old tlag at Gettysburg. gam I have pertormed that vow. Skin Diseases Cured. By Dr. Frazteu's Magic Oiktment. Cures as if by magic, Pimples, Black Heads or Grubs, Blotches and Eruptions on the face, leaving the skin clear, healthy and beautiful. Also cures Itch, Barber's" Itch, Salt Kheum, Tetter, Ringworm, Scald Head, Chapped Hands, Sore Nipples, Sore Lips, old, obstinate Ulcers and Sores &c. SKIX DISEASE. F. Drake, esq., Cleveland, O.. suffered beyond all description from a skin disease which appeared on his hands, head and face, and nearly destroyed his eyes. The most careful doctoring failed to help him, and after all failed he used Dr Frazier's Magic Ointment and was cured by a few applications. The first and only positive cure for skin diseases ever discovered. Sent by mail on receipt of fifty cents. Henry & Co., Sole Prop'rs. 02 Vesey street, New York. For Blind, Bleeding, Itching or Ulcerated Piles Dr. William's Indian Pile Oint ment is a sure cure. Price by mail $1.00, For sale by druggists. Farm for Sale or Bent. A farm of forty acres, six miles south east of Sedalia, well improved, will be sold for So'OO cash, or I will rent it one year for SI 00 cash. It is supplied with good buildings, an excellent living well of water in the dryest season, and a good range handy for stock. No richer land can be found in this country. Come and see or write. Address, John Winslow, 8-15w6ni Sedalia, Mo. Pasture for Rent. Nine hundred and forty acres of pasture land, eight miles southwest of Sedalia, for rent. Plenty of pure water, good fences, about one-fourth blue grass and three fourths prairie grass. Enquire at First National Bank, bod alia, Mo. 2-24d6t-s2t-w2t. S66& MANAGING A MULK. You Nebuchadnezzah, whoa, sah X Whar is you tryin' to go, sah ? I'd hab you for to know, sah, Dat I'se a holdin', ob de lines.. You better stop dat prancin', You'se pow'ful fond ob danciir, But I'll bet my yeah's advancinr Dat I'll cure yi ob your shinesv. Look heah, mule ! Better min" ont ; Fus' t'ing you know you'll fin' ont How quick I'll wear dis line out On your ugly stubborn back. You needn't try to steal up An' lif dat precious neel up ; You's got to plow dis fiel' up, You has. sah, for a fac' Dar, dat's de way to do itr He s coram right down to itr Jes' watch him plowin' t'roo it; Dis nigger ain't no fool. Some folks dey would 'a' beat hini -Now dat would only heat him ; I know jes' how to treat him ; You must reason wid a mule. He minds me like a nigger ; If he was only bigger He'd fetch a mighty figger; He would, I tell you ! Yes, sahtT See how he keeps a-clickin' ; He's as gentle as a chicken, An neber thinks o' kickin' Who, dah! Ntbuchadneizah Is dis heah me, or not me? Or is de debbil got me? Was dat a cannon shot me? Hab I laid heah more'n a wse&P Dat mule do kick amazin'; De beast was spiled in raisin' Bv now 1 'spect he s s :ra.in On de oder side de creek. Irwin Bnaselcv Oh, What a Cough Will you heed the warning? The 3iga perhaps of the sure approach of tha& most terrible disease, consumption. Ask yourselves if you can afford, for the 3ake of saving 50 cents, to run the risk and dz nothing for it. We know from experiencsr that Shiloh's Cure will cure your cough It never fails. This explains why aaor than a million bottles were sold the px2 year. It relieves croup and whoopiajp cough at once. Mothers, do not be with out it. For lame back, side or chest, assr Shiloh's porous plaster. Sold by alSL druggists. STATE NOTES. Miss Ella Greene travels for tlie Em. of Geo. W. Bell & Co., St. Jee. Several hundred head of cattle In Bar ton countv were drowned bv the late ilootf. Senator Cockrell has presented tt tare senate a petition for a public building a. Jefferson City. Gen. Wilder has retired from editorial connection with the St. Joe Herald andhas--moved to another state. John T. Morris, one of the gang L Missouri land forgers, has been placed he der arrest at Steubenviller O. This month just past will be remem bered in Springfield as that which addesf! the peanut stand to its industries. President Arthur has nominated Frederick Salmon, of Missouri, United States surveyor-general for Utah. A reward of $100 will be paid fctv te state for the arrest and conviction. oxA. B Moore, of Bates county, charged whh buggy theft. -In Joplin and vicinity all kinds oi fruit except peaches are promising, and of the latter none but the early crop washuri bv recent storms. The Kansas City public librarv has moved into new quarters. Mrs. Carrie VL Judson is its first librarian, having serve just a year with great credit to the tion. J0SJ- . l'Le date roof is being pat on the nnioiL t depot at Ha nnibal. Mr Kennedr is surer- intending the changes necessary in the tow er to admit the proposed four-dial elock. The unfortunate woman who fractureci her hip by jumping from a Kansas CIt hotel window turns out to be a nurseJfroiHi St. Luke's hospital. Chicago, by the unrnt of Susie Drew. --Yesterday at Hanibal Chas. Clay ton.jr.. editor of the Sunday Times, broke'a cant over the head of S. A. McDowell, of hz Courier, because of a recent attaek on hiHLr in the latter's paper. August Lohmyer, of North Sprin3ald, is consulting about bringing suit agaiayt the city for damages His wife in attempt ing to cross a narrow plank thrown ovr . trench in Boonville street fell inie lie cavity and was badly hurt. Clerk Hickman, of Jackson wunty, takes exceptions to the grand jury jeportr denouncing as outrageous the manner k which affairs have been conducted in hit office, and asks Judge White to call special grand jury to investigate the affair of his office. POWDER Absolutely Pure. Made from Grape Cream TarUr. Km other preparation makes such lizai. hot breads or luxurious Dastr.. Ca h j eaten by dyspeptirg without fear o & iily resulting irom heavy, lndigestibi 36o&. Sold in cans, bv all grocers. ROYAL BALING POWDER CO, E.