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SEDALIA WEEKLY BAZOO.
VOLUME 14. ALIA, MO.. TUEi NUMBER 46. "Written for the Sunday Morning Bazoo. THE CANDIDATE BY KOHA PEAKLE. Who hastens nimbly down the street As if the motion in his feet "Were guided by electric heat, And friend and foe alike doth greet ? The candidate. AVhorots around both day and night, And acts as if his one delight "Were shaking hands with every wight, No matter what his name or plight? The candidate. Who from afar fat office snuffs, And prime Havanas smokes and puffs "With those, whom else, he'd given bluffs, Or worse, mayhap, both kiks and cuffs ? T.ie candidate. Who at his home is oft belate. And to his tired and sleepy mate, "Who for his coming long doth wait. Says, iEr, hie, now boys, let's irrigate?" The candidate. Who will in time more anxious grow, While from his purse the wealth doth flow And while hip rivals better show. ' The farther off his chances grow? The candidate. Who will, when all returns are in, Find out that he has failed to win ; And, though he knows it is a sin, Will swear because he's lost his " tin ?" The candidate. Who then will loudlv moan and wail, Bui up the " river Salt " will sail, While on the u other side" they'll rail Because his efforts all did fail ? The candidate. A Great Modem Curiosity. ZZ"ZZZZ"Z-Z Two learned professors, Darwin Telleff, A. Mt F. A. S. and J. Huxley Glucose, M. H. S . while searching for geological spec imens on Flat Creek recently, came across an enormous footprint in .the clay, which they thought to have been made by the colossal pedal extremities of some pre-hisforic giant, who wore boots, and the impression preserved by one of those curious freaks U-at sometimes occur in nature. They carefully removed the patch of clay containing the impression, hired a log wagon and a yoke of oxen, with which they conveyed it to Sedalia. The first person to whom it. was shown burst out laughing and said "Why, that's the footmark of Billy Hill, democratic candidate for alderman in the Second ward. I remember that he went duck hunt ing down on Flat Creek some weeks ago. Anybody in Sedalia will recognize it at a glance." The worthy men of science won dered greatly that a human being existed at the present time owning a foot that could .make snch a mark in the world, and carefully placed the cast in their cabinet a? one of the greatest curiosities of the nine teenth century. If it wasn't for the fount of sympathy which ever permeates the paper, published for the people now on earth, there would be a stuffed club, carefully kept for such occasions, ready for the author. of a poem, entitled "Spring's Victory," sent in for'pub lication yesterday. Ground Floor View New Union Depot. In order that the readers of the Bazoo mar have some idea of what the new Union depot, on which work has already commenced, will be, a dia gram of the pound floor is given below, showing the dif ferent departments and the size of each. The building will be two stjries high, and the superintendent and other officials will have their offices above: N. m. oi 6 9 S 1 Baggape-room, 45x26. 2. Ladies salon. n. Ladies' waiting-room, 25x36. 4. la v window. 5. Ticket and telegraph office, 18x30. PERSONAL. .7. K. Dyas came in from For Scott last night. James F. Glass returned from Kansas last night. Capt. L. Ross returned from Appleton City, last night. Mr. J. B. Heitchew came in from Che topa, Kansas, last night. Rev. R. A. Johns returned yesterday morning from Concordia. D. A. Hymad, of Cincinnati, was in the city yesterday, on a mashing trip. Jim Story came in from Montrose last night, and will spend Sunday at home. Tom Montgomery, of the Sedalia gas works, came in from Clinton last night. Mr. E. A. Clissbe, of St. Louis, i in the city, visiting his friend, Ben Bartlett. Miss Ella James is down from Lexing ton, and is the guest of Mrs. J. K. Merri field. Officer Walter Jackson visited Kan sas City yesterday and returned last night. . Dr. Arihur Conway was in Sedalia yesterday, looking around, and may make East Sedalia his future home. Mr. J. R Hunt, a prominent citizen of Lincoln, Benton county, was in tnis city yesterday, and called on the Bazoo. J. W. McDonald, the St. Louis dry goods drummer, arrived from the east yes terday afternoon to spend the Sabbath. J as. Donohoe, of the Gem drug store, returned last night from a visit with his parents at Waverly, Lafayette county. R. G. Bremermann, a St. Louis hat and cap drummer, came in from Bojnville, yesterday, auu will attend church here to day. Ex-policeman Mike Whalen is im proving a little every day, and was sitting up yesterday when a Bazoo reporter called on him. Col A. P. Espenscheid, who has been looking after his insutance interests at Versailles, came home on No. 1, yesterday eveninsr. Louie Schroeder, who is now repre senting a Cincinnati clothing house, came in on No 1 yesterday afternoon and will spend the Sabbath here, Constable Carnes, who has been ill for several weeks, a portion of the time dan gerously so, was on the slrepts yesterday, looking remarkably thin , Mr. C. Toms, a prominennt citizen of Lamar, Mo., arrived in this city last night, and will spend Sunday visiting his brother-in-law, Mr. W. H: Ross. Mrs. B. I. Gilman and Miss Hoffmeis ter, of Galveston, Texas, arrived in this city last night, and will pay their sister, Mrs. L. N. Brown, a visit Messrs. Carl Wile and Ed Spencer, two of Sedalia's tony tourists, were buzzing the business men of Aurora Springs yesterday. Aurora Springs Autogram. Bob Bradford was selling goods in Sedalia yesterday, and will attend divine service to day both morning aud evening in company with J- A. Fisher Mr. S. Sandfelder, the well known St. Louis drummer, came down from Lexing ton by the branch train, last night, and will lay over here to-day with friends. Charlie Clark, Jefterson City corre spondent of the Kansas City Journal, pass ed west yesterday afternoon and will spend the Sabbath with his family at Lee's Summit. Mrs. Geo. W. Coe, of Sedalia, came down on the noon train, Saturday, to. pay a few days visit to her husband, who is lo-j cated in this city buying grain. Versailles! Gazette. Mr J W. Petty, representing the Bet tingill hoot and shoe manufacturing com pany, of Chester, 111., spent yesterday in 1 his city, and left, last night, for his old home, Boon vi lie. Slate Senator R. T. Davis, of the Sec ond district, passed through here yesterday morning, on his way home to St. Joe. He did not care to witness the closing scenes of the. legislature. Mr. G. N. Boutell and wife, who came to thib city from Topeka, Kansas, returned to that place by last evening's train. Mr. B., not having wound up his affairs here, will be back again ere long. William Conway, of St. Louis county, came down from Lmonte yesterday, where he has been visiting his brother, and will this evening go to Brownsville, where he will visit friends and relatives. Messrs. Milton J. and Ahrens Palmer, prominent capitalists of Chicago, 111., came in from Benton county, where they have extensive mineral land interests, yesterday morning, and left for Chicago last night. Rev. George Plattenburg, chaplain of the house of representatives, passed through this city yesterday evening on bis way home to" Dover, Lafayette county. He will not return to Jefferson City again, the ses sion being so near a close. E. W. Lamy, of Sedalia, traveling salesman for the wholesale dry goods firm of Simon & Morris, St. Louis, made his first trip to this city last Tuesday. Ernest is a high-toned, christian gentleman and a good salesman. Versailles Gazette. J, C. Barber, superintendent of the M. f. Lunch-room, 18x30. 7. Bay window. 8. Gents waiting-room, 25x36). 9. Gnts salon. 10. Express office, 45x26. q n ? i?r Shps', rr John W Trader anu fe-U GoId came down from Sedalia last night and went out this morning to join the crowd that had preceded them for a general duck hunt Clinton Advocate. --Senator R. B Oliver, of the Tweatv sixtn district, passed -through this citv v. terday evening on his way to Richmond, Ray county, where his familv sp-nt the winter with relatives, from which point he will proceed to his home, Jackson, Mo., at once. ' ' T;-E pleron, state superintendent or public schools, spent a few hours in the city yesterday morning, and took his de parture for Jefferson City. It is said that the professor, who has long been regarded :s an incorrigible old bachelor, will lead a blushing bride to the altar at an earlv day. Mr Nay lor Newkirk, who for the past few years has been the head accountant of tbe irat National bank, resigned last night to accept a position in the Third National bank, which will commence busi ness in a few days. Mr. Newkirk is not only an agreeable and popular gentleman, but is admitied to be one of the best oc countams in the west. The new bank can congratulate itself upon securing his ser vices. 4- -T? V' BulI?n Ko "as so long and laithfully served in different capacities in the Citizens' National bank in this citv, takes his departure this morning for St. Louis, where he will accept the position of Cfco,ef l,lB Contnentl bank, at a salary ot b2,400 per annum au increase of $1,000 over what he was getting here. In the de parture of Mr. Buhen, Sedalia loses one of her ablest young business men, and the Continental bank secures an employe who will vever prove recreant to the trusts conhded to him. WHAT The Paper Published for the Peo ple Now on Earth Would Like to Know. If Shy expects to be elected ? How long Lou Reaves can stand it ? When Emmet King is going to St. Louis? When "Dutch" Taylor, is going to be married? If Babe Mills ain't broken up over that letter? Who moved Norton & Norton's hen coop last night? Why the two young men didn't stop on Second street ? If "Hardy" enjoyed the kiss in the dark last night? When the Houstonia belle is going to take the duck in ? If Mr. Courtney really thought the jig was up last night? If Cord Hall did not get the dandv letter from Hannibal ? If Charlie Ballou enjoyed his drive yesterday, or if it made him ill ? If Lndcs really intends to spend $50 in the hope of defeating Rickman ? In case Crane is defeated for assessor, if he will ask for a pass on which to return to Texas? If Frank Leonard set 'em up to he boys on the wealth he received lroni Joe R0', on a wager ? What the Kansas City young lady would say if she knew how devoted her lover in this city is to Hattie? If the medicine the young ladies pre pated for Frank De Jarnett did him any good, and what did he take it for ? Why the boys at Mt. Olivet church decline'! to take passage on Parson Stub blefield's train for a warmer climate. If Hill was the man who held two offices and drewpay for the two offices at one time under the city government ? How the hostler" in the East Sedalia livery stable received the blow which causes him to wear a handkerchief tied arouud his mouth? Chicago, Burlington & Quincy. Chic ago, March 31. The twenty-ninth annual report of the Chicago, Burlington & Quincy railway shows the grbss earnings to be $21.551,000 ; operating expenses and taxes $11,284;000; net earnings $10,207,000 ; interest and exchange $452,000. Total $10,719,000. Expenditures and fixed charges $4,664,000. Dividends $5,024,000. Carried to the reserve fund, $750,000. A Generous Donation. Rochester, N. Y.,March 31. The United States express company forwarded to-day, without charge, the donation of Hiram Sibley & Co. of thirty thousand packages of selected garden seeds to the sufferers in Toronto, Grinnell, Iowa, and other points. Convicted of Malpractice. Philadelphia, March 31. Dr. George Buchanan, son of the famous bogus diplo ma doctor, John Buchanan, was, this morn ing, convicted of having caused the death of Elizabeth Holstein, by a criminal sur gical operation. A motion was made for a new trial. LEGISLATIVE. The Appropriation Bill Passed at Last, and a Big One It Is. Special to the Bazoo. Jefferson City, M?rch 31. The appropriation bill, as it passed the house to-day and will go into efiect when it receives the signature of the governor, is enough to make the average tax-payer open his eyes. The whole sum appro propriated to meet the expenses of run ning the stale for the next two years is S5,986,000. Of this amount $550,000 is appropriated far special purpose and 31, 000 to foot the deficiency bill The sum appropriated exceeds that made two years ago one and a quarter mil lion dollars! But there is still wors feature, for it exceeds the estimated reve nue for that time in the sum o- $980,000. Where this large amount of money, a little less than a million dollars, is to come from, will probably be fully explained by our solons who will return to their homes next Monday, as it has been definitely settled that the legislature will adjourn at noon Monday next. COMMON CARRIERS. That is What Sleeping Car Companies Are, Says the Illinois Supreme Court. Chicago, March 31 The supreme court of Illinois, the full bench assenting, bait just tiled an opinion declaring in substance that Pullman palace car companies like other corporations arc common carriers, and placing them in the same category with railroad conipnies. This is contrary to a decisiou given tty the same tribunal some years ago and affirms the principle which the present state legislature has endeavored to embody in the statute. The suit was brought by Luk Nevin against the car company, for refusing to permit hiin'to oc cupy a sleeping berth assigned him, which he offered to pay for. The lower courts decided the plaintiff had no power to en force accommodations, us it was optional on the part of the car company to turnish the same. The court asserts that the running of sleepers has become a business and a social necessity, and in this view the law can im pose obligations on the company, the same as on railway companies, ferrymen and innkeepers. In the language of the4 opin ion : : When, therefore, a passenger w ho, under the rules of the company, is eatitled to a berth at the usual fares and to whom no personal objection attaches, enters the company's sleeping car at the projer time for the purpose of securing accommoda tions, and in an orderly and respectful manner applies for a berth, offering or tender-ng the customary price therefor, the compauy is bound to furnish it, provided it has a vacant one at its disposal. For breach of any of these implied duties the court holds the company clearly liable. WASHINGTON WHISPERS. A Brief Synopsis of Events Transpiring at the National Capital. SECRETARY FOLGER. Washington, D. C, March 31. Secretary Folger continues to improve in health and it is thought he will be able to resume his duties at the treasury department in a few days. The appointment of Graves as assistant, treasurer, was made by the president upon Secretary Folger's recommendation and that of Capt. Burrell as chief of the bureau of engraving and printing, was made by acting Secretary French, in pursuance of the secretary's direction. iw liius appears that he is already giv some attention to questions before the department. The secretary will, however, undoubtedly act on the advise of his phy sicians and take a trip to Bermuda before resuming personal charge of the treasury department. SECRETARy CHANDLER. Secretary Chandler will accompany the pcesidenton his trip to Florida next week and will make an inspction of the Pensa cola navy yard. THE PRESIDENT'S PROPOSED TRIP. The president will leave Washington Monday or Tuesday next for a short visit to Florida. He will go direct to that state and will remain there in quest of rest and recreation for about ten days. The length of his slay, however, will depend npon the weather. He will b accom panied by his private secretary. Phillips, and Mr. Milier, of New York. Details of the trip have not yet been arranged. It i settled, however, that the journey to and from Florida will be made as direct and with as few stops as possible. The proba bility is that the president will not start until Tuesday. REDUCTION' OF THE PUBLIC DEBT. It is estimated that the reduction of the public debt for March is $9, 500 000. INVENTORYING THE TREASURY. The committee appointed to make ex amination of cash in the United States treasury, selected ex-assistant secretary J. K. Upton as chairman. They decided to make a thorough account of cash on hand, beginning after the close of business to-day with the tellers cash, which they will finish this even ing,so there will be no interference with the current business of the office Monday. OTEHR PROMINENT OFFCIALS. Secretary Lincoln is expected back from the west Monday. Secretary Teller and Assistant Post master General Hatton have returned to Washington from their attendance at Postmaster-General Howe's funeral. United States Mint Coinage. Philadelphia, March 31. The coinage at the mint for March aggregated 6,687,752 pieces, valued at $l,li4,073. AVENGING APACHES. Reports of Outrages Commit ted by Them in the Ter ritoriesOther Indian Affairs. St. Louis, March 31. A correspondent of the Republican, writing from Globe, Arizona, under date of the 30th inst., re terrlng to Indian troubles, says : ' Agent Wilcox obstinately denies any Apaches are off the reservation, but no statement of his, official or otherwise has any weight with the people, for his previous statements in regard to the status at San Carlos, proved talse. It is demonstrated that massacres now iu progress in both territories are perpetrated by white moun tain Apaches from San Carlos, allied with some of the Juhs and Jeromes, and Chivhauas fresh from Mexico. These latter are San Carlos Apaches: who left the reservation September 30th, 1SS1, and returned unmolested to San Car los. The following April they reinforced their strength by the accession of the chief of the Locas band and, after killing Chief of Police Sterling and an Indian scout, went on a grand raid throughout the terri tory. After killing 143 people altogether, returnedto Mexico fr m where they have recently emerged again. Communication has been kept up all winter between these Chihauas chiefs in Mexico and their confederates in San Carlos, although an understanding exists between them. The feeling against Gen. Crook is outspoken and severe because he has not made himself acquainted with these facts and taken measures to prevent an outbreak or to meet the Indians who were known to be coming up from the south. THIRTY TAVO PEOPLE KILLED. Hermosillo, Mexico, March 31. Thirty- two people have been killed in nine days. The hostiles are moving towards Arizo na through a sparsely settled region. "WILL GO ON THE WAK PATH. Tucson, A T., March 31. The White Mountain tribes openly declare that they will go on the war path this noon, unless something poitive is accomplished. There is certain danger of an attemt by an organ ized body of citizens from Clifton, Globe, Tombstone and San Carlos reservations. The people are waiting, and have given Crook an opportunity. Twenty-seven have been killed in nine days. EXASPERATED "WHITES. San Francisco, March 31. A gentle man just returned from Arizona confirms the report that a secret society exists among the whites of Arizona to exterminate the male Apaches on the San Carlos reserva tion, and all found roving north of the frontier. Reservations will be looked upon asfmere refugees for Indians, where they re tire when hard pressed, to obtain provisions, arms, &c, and get ready for another raid. WILL TAKE NO PRISONERS. Tucson, March 31. It is reported that Capt Dangherty, who is scouting the country between the .Dragoon and Sulphur Spring Valley, has orders from Gen. Crook to take no Indians prisoners. J. H. Car veil, of Gila valley, was surrounced by a large band of Indians north of Carlisle, but escaped into Eichmond. SEVERAL STEAMERS SUNK On the Ohio River by a Col lision With a Large Fleet of Coal Barges. Pittsburg, Pa., March 31.This after noon while boats were making up their tows of coal for shipment south.- thirty sevrn barges belonging to James Walter & Co., and containing 450,000 bushels of coal, broke from their moorings at the pier at Smithtield street bridge and were swept down the river. On the way down the runaway fleet first encountered the steamer Abe Hays with a tow of six barges of 72,000 bushels. The Hays was sunk uud the barges cut loose. The steamer, Dick Fulton ext struck, and her tow, seven boats of 175,000 bushels of coal sunk. The Fulton was damaged but managed to get to shore without sink ing Another boat with 23,000 bushels, collided with the steamear, M. Lawrence, and sunk. The SL Lawrence guards were carried off but otherwise she was unin jured. Two more boats of 48,000 bushels sunk at Manchester. A number of tow boats star.ed in pursuit of the runa ways, bi t ui last accounts a portiou of the fleet, whsch escaped sinking, were pretty well down the Ohio river. Loss, $50,000 STEAMBOAT DISASTER. The Captain and Three of the Crew of the Boat Killed by a Boiler Explosion. Cairo, III., March 31. The tow boat Polar Star, en route to St Louis, exploded her boilers while opposite Belmont, Mo., at 2 o'clock this afternoon. She had three barges of lumber in tow. Her upper works were blown to atoms and her hull drifted down the river. The barges were uninjured. The steamer Florence left this afternoon and brought up the barges and crew. Capt. Ad kins was blown about 300 yard?. He was picked up by a skiff. The two firemen, two coal passers and watch man are reported missing. The ret of the crew escaped with slight injuries. The cause of the explosion is unknown. The engineer says he tested the boilers a few minutes previous to the explosion. The boat belonged to Captain Peter Conrad, of St. Louis, and was about six years old. Railroad Property Attached. St. Paul, March 31.The attorneys of the Northwestern Fuel company, to-day, attachtd all of the rolling Rtock of the Burlington, Cedar Rapids & Northern rail way, to be found in St. Paul, Minneapolis and Albert Lee,J in all about one hun dred coaches and freight cars. The road is a portion of the Rsck Island system, and no more of its rolling stock can be sent into the state. THE FIRE RECORD. Blazes of More or Less Mag nitude Reported in Va rious Parts of the Country. Flint, Michigan, March 31. A fire at Swartz Creek, seven miles distant last night consumed the Grand Trunk railro.id depot a large elevator and a number of ears, no estimate of loss or insurance. Newburgh, New York, March 31. The residence of the heirs of the late Phillip Verplanfk, whose estate suffered heavily through the late Judge Barney's misman agement, burned this morniog. The fire was the work of an incendiarv. Loss, $15,000. Cincinnati March 31 R. P. Hill's flour mills, t Carthage, Ohio, burned this morning Loss, $15,000. Pekin, III., March 31. The Crown dis tillery, in this city, burned last night. Loss, $10,000 ; insured for $21,000. Danville, Va., March 31. The tobacco factory of Geo. Candayer, stock and fix tures, burned last night. B-iildinjj and fixtures all valued at $20,000. In stock there were 80,000 pounds of manufactured and 25,900 pounds of leaf tobacco. In sured for $3,600. Montreal, March 31. A fire occurred in Cole street. The following premises were burned, with contents: Lee & Co..-undertaker shops ; Sharp & McKinmin, boot and shoe manufacturers; G.J. Chtpleau & Co.. printers ; G. Flanigau, liverv stable. Loss $60,000 to $80,000. Louisville, March 31. Three incendiary fires have occurre-i here this evening, with in two hours, each being in hay lofts or stable. Losses comparatively small in each instance The affair is only mentionable because efforts were made to start a general conflagration. THE TURF. Spring Meeting of the Louis iana Jockey Club at New Orleans. New Orleans, March 31. The spring meeting of the new Louisiana Jockey club opened to-day. Fair weather, a good track and attendance. The first race was a handicap hurdle race for a purse of S200, mile and a quart-r, over five hurdles. Charley Bush first, Moscow second, Tiern third ; time 2:21 Second race, Pickwick stakes for three yer olds, $25 entrance, private purse with $500 added. Mile and a quarter. There were 13 starters, Drake won, Aztec, second; Julet, third, leading Tellford, Northanan, Mississippi, Dance, Companion, Beechenbrook, Barnes, Reform, gelding Joe S, Orange Blossom, Eceber and Von Moltke. Time, 2:12. Third race purse of $250 for all ages, mile and three furlongs. Wedding Day firs"t Fair Count, second ; Apollo, third ; time, 2:25$. The three crime to the stand well bunched, Frankie B. leading. Wedding Day look the lead at the end of the first mile, winning easily by two lengths. Half a length between second and third. Fourth race. Bush stakes. Selling sweepstakes for all ages with $500 added by Chas. Bush. Mile heat. Lute Fogle, 1 J; Aleck anient, 2:3 ; Duke ot Mount Alfean, 3:2; Jane Foster, 4:4 ; Nina broke her leg entering the stretch in the first heat. Win ner's tim 1;44. Ohicage Billiard Tournament. Chicago, March 31. A large audience witnessed the game this afternoon between Vignant and Wallace in the Brunswick and Balke tournament, with a good repre sentation of ladies. Vignant suffered from neuralgia, but nevertheless played a fine game, scoring two runs over 100. Wallace showed verv poor plav. The score stood : Wallace 220, highest run 38; Vignant 600, highest run 123. Bloody Affray at a Ward Meeting. New Orleans, March 31. A Times-Democrat. Ryville. Louisiana, special says: A fatal shooting affray occurred at a ward weeting to day. M. A. Jone, a prominent citizen and merchant, and N. J. Collins, deputy-sheriff, were both killed. The trouble arose between the parties regarding the selection of candidates for clerk of the district court. Collins killed Jones with a pistol, and a party unknown shot Collins, killing him instantly. Considerable ex citement prevails. A Reisrn of Terror. Des Moines, Iowa, March 31. Col. Bert Stroble and Jesse Mithollard were waylaid and shot last night near Oak tie Id, Auburn county, by an unknown man who stepped from behind a tree Stroble di?d at mid night. Mithollard was shot through the head and his wound is reported fatal. This is the outgrowth of a reign of terror in that vicinity inaugurated and sustained by Strobe and confederates, known as the Crooked Creek crowd . Louisville Lottery Drawing. Louisville, Ky., March 31. The fifty fourth drawing of the Commonwealth Dis tribution Company, took place to-day. The following prizes were drawn : Ticket 73,18o, the first prize of thirty thousand dollars Ticket 8,953 drew the second prize of ten thousand dollars. Tick et 75,363 drew the third 'prize of four thousand dollars. A C&ood Haul by Safe Blowers. Rochester, March 31. Burglars blew the safe in Carson & Topping's drug store at Rushville, Yates county, this morning, add stole over $30,000 in notes, bonds and mortgages, and $3,000 in cash. Army Recruits. St. Louis, March 31. Eighty-seven re cruits for the Fourth and Sixth cavalry, the former stationed in New Mexico, the latter in Arizona, have been sent from Jefferson barracks, twelve miles south of this city, since the 22d inst., and sixty more for the First cavalry, ia Colorado, will be sent in a few days.