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HE SEDALIA WEEKLY BAZOO, TUESDAY, JANUARY 6, 1885.
3 t-J? HUGGER. Trials and Tribulations of a Newly Married Couple. A conole -who bad evidently iust been made oue by cupids coupling ceremony, boarded Conductor Jim Munifie'd's train in St. Louis vesierdav moraine She was $J a classic-faced, giddy looking creature of tlilrtv-fivt RiimmprKand 2fi man? verv hard ivinter.s,while be appeared to beasonoftoil about ten years her junior. Their baggage consisted of probably a dozn paper bags filled whh balf-eaten oranges, sickly-looking bannmas and fifteen or twenty pounds of taffy and stick candy. On entering the coach thev squatted down on the first Beat ihey came to and nestltd up as close to each other ss pcssible. Before ihe train bad left the corporate limits of the future great, the seedy-looking groom gently slid his arm around the wa'st of the "blushing bride and in this position they remained unmolested until their arrival at this point The stopping of the train on its arrival here, failed to disengage the "spoony" couple. The conductor shouted "sedalia" at them, but they heeded him not John, the j-orter, put his head between them and screamed "Sedalia," and one or two passengers who had enjoyed the show Nesbitt-Couraey. Mr. John Nesbitt, of Versailles, arrived in the city on the afternoon train yester day, with hi? young and beautiful bride, nee Mits Maggie Coursey. They were married in Versailles New Year's morn ing at 8:30 o'clock, Rtv. J. Ed. Simp, of he Baptist Church, officiating. The bride is the niece of George W. Petty, a leading lumber dealer of Versailles, snd is n ac complished and charming l:dy. Mr. and Mrs Nesbitt stopped at the Hotel Kaiser, and lelt on the night train for Galena, Illi nois, where they will visit friends and rel atives several weeks, after wh'ch they will return to Versailles, their future home. Mr. Nesbitt is well and favorably known to many readers of the Bazoo in this city. The Old Grandmother, When called to the bedside of the little one suffering with that night fiend to children and horror to paren's, croup, the old grandmother use to send for mullein and make a tea and at once relieve it made into h tea now and combined with sweet gum it present's in Taylor's Cherokee Rem edy of Sweet Gum and Mullein, a pleasant and effective cure for Croup, Whooping Cousrb, Colds and Consumption. Sold by all druggists at 25c and $1.00 a bottle. to Hogs. Paintinpr the Town. Two farmers named John Jones and all the way from St. Loui, yelled at them T ? u ilu . d. Finally the depot "uraicu uie urai uvui iue LICIT J C11 VJ 6Cl.HJJ UJHIUg ujuua OIIU raising a disturbance on Bast Main street. They were tackled by Officers Fifer and White, but resisted so strenuously that a small batalion of citizens had to be called into service to help laod them in the cooler. They will be given a hearing by the record er this in or mug. awhile, all to no eff police were called m and the couple came boldly out of the car. The hugging still being in progress, a span of carriage horses were hitched to each one of the badiy mashed couple and driven in op osite di rection", all to no avail The horses pulled vigorously but the counter pulling predom inated. The harness broke nd the hordes driven by the red-headed hackman sat down in the snow ard piteous'y asked to be allowed 1o rest. Two locomotivts were fin illy bitched to the couple, turned in opposite directions, throttles thrown open ard stem turned on. After several links h'd bf en broken and before the engines coul l be hitched up again, ine trigger suaaeniy wuuarew nis aim to wipe the smoke and cinders off of his darling's blushing cbeek. Their sudden disengagement from each other caused a loud report, which was rais'ak n by up- (7 town people for cannonading by patriotic people over me aavenc 01 ine new year. The affectionate couple were assisted into the wamns room, where thev furnished amusement for a large crowd by their trill ing ard cooing until the arrival of the K. 5c T. train on which they took passage for the south. A NEAT CAPTURE. TALES OP TERROR. tued asnit the Gentry county court for iflU.lHKJ damages for breach of promise. She alleged that Kattie promised to marry St. Joseph. Sends tO th.9 World ber on her arrival in New York, lAl M A -di nwi men persuaaen ntr to wan until I MIW A AUl?OVrUA4 UUU A b lACb ling Tale. finally refuted to make gool his promise, ue placed nis property in his father's hands but the matter was finally An IncestlOUS WretCn W HO compromised and Abella carae-to St. Feeds HiS Offspring Joseph, where it is supposed she resid- wvr I incr rit nnKonf nllhnnnh nnt vol Inno tort This was in 1878, one year hfier Abella left Ratter's house. It appears that she had no sooner denarted than Rattle becran MS MUraerS JUS rjepnew bO paying amorous attention to Prevent Him rom H's unmarried sister. TAllincr Tt Appoltna, aged 28 years, at the time of C I hor ilcnth aria tiftlmtoil urith cninil rticoco wnicn made tier a cripple, cseven years 0,1. nf Oi-cr Vnov. riA I ae Appjlina was delivered of her first Swindling Of SlX-Year-Old niegitimate child witnout the attention of a physician, acd the babe was thrown to the hogs. Three yt ars ago a second child was born. It lived two vtars and was then reported to have been ACCIDENTALLY SCALDED to death, but instead, wss murdered by Kattie. On Sunday, Dec. 21st. Dr. Alex ander was summoned by ladies residing in the neighborhood to visit Mis Kattie who had been quite ill for four or five days. He made an examination and discoyered that she had been delivered of a thiid child, but it is not known whether an abortion was performed or a premature birth The - 1 cr. r. i 1 westerir-Missouri came to light here to-day, !"iC" w u yUeu3lv,, n ,uu a-y, n inh.imn brothpr. inatne naa ine room lumigaieaoeiore en- PUT UP AND GET OUT. Babes at Boonville, Missouri. A Johnson County Forger in Limbo A Free Fight, Etc. Hell Put to Shame. St Joe, Mo., Dec 20 Special. A f-eries of crimes which, for fiendish nets, have no parallel in the history of .North- Arrest of the Leader of a Gang of Thieving Hoodlums owing to the arrest of an inhuman brother, who hgurts as the principal. Ine party referred to is Joseph Kattie, a bachelor, who came to Missouri from Illinois thir een years ago and located on a farm five milts east of Kine Uity, Wentry county. Ihere accompanied him two sisters, one aged SO and the other -U yars. The eldest was a widow with two children, and the youngest unmjrrifd. Several years go the unmar ried sister gave birth to an illegitimate child, the paternity of which was laid at the door of Joseph RaUie, the brother. The babe as born dead, and proof has been ad duced to show that Jt was THROWN TO THE HOGS 0 - 1 j . u i : j : 1 . . ... cjeverKi uara asu me uimuc uuuuueu iu- amj devoured. Two Years alter this cir- lorujuiiuu iuiv iiac wuuiwaic uuut uuu uuc csimstance a second litem imate child whs house of V. b. Mackey, on Yel Main imrn. thPn a third htill lr- and i n bnth street, had been robbed ol severil pairs of ;,1HinnCps ihB hndies were fed to the bosw. boots andshoes. The matter w?s placed in 0n tne 2i8t ol Decrmber, 1884, a fourth the hands ol umcer Jim laossage, wno soon haha wbk hnrn. and is hiinn .ced to hnve succeeded m obtaining clue to the thiev.s.haan similnrlv diKnol or. which Id to and yesterday he succeeded in arresting the a 6tartltn revelation that on Snnd.iv deieJ them al, the two bbes by feeding tering upon his examination. He removed a portion ot the pla'-enta, and left Sundy afternoon at 3 p. m. Uu Monday moruing the 22d, MIS3 SATTiE DIED, and was interred the follow'ng day. The facts disclosed were kept a secret, pend irg further investigation, and a few days ago the mat'.er was reported 10 the prosecuting attorney, J. W. Whitten, at Albany, who is now invcsttgatu g the case in a thorough manner. Dr. Alexander informed vour corres pondent thu a publication made in the Sr. Joseph Gazette of this morning concerning ail the horrible and disgusting details, will arouse the people of Gentry countv 0 that Kattie7s l.fe will be in 1 opardj. He says it will be shown that rattieisthe father of all three of his sister's children, and thtre is herrtlv a dcut.t but that he inur the 21st, Louis Kitchie, a When You Oatch Cold. Benson's Bapeine Plaster q ickly drive away pains and aches resulting from colds. Try them. 25c. RIZBR MAYFIBLD, ' A Pleasant Wedding UTear Ofcter- ville, December 24th, 1884. The wedding of Mr O. D. Kzr of this city, and Miss Srllie Ma flild took pHce, December 24-h, at the residence ol Mr. John Mayfield, nar Oiterviile. The Kev. John Godby, of Smithton, performed the ceremony in ihe presence of a large number o' friends and relatives of the contracting parties. The attendants were Miss Josie Mayfield and Mr. John Shadle, Miss Mag gie Adams, of OtterviL'e, and Mr. Milt. Durrill, of this city. The bridge wore a white India linen with satin basque, orange blossoms in the hair and at the throa, white veil and slippers. Miss Josie Mayfield wore white with a gar net satin baj&que Miss Adams white with pink satin basque. After the ceremony the guest were in cited to the dining roam, where a very choice repast of mtais, fruits, caVes, etc, was partaken of. Among the many presents were the fol lowing : The bridal pres-nt to groom, a gold watch guanj, and groom to bride, an ele gant set of grdd bracelets; Miss Josie Mayfield and John Shadfe chin tea sei of fifty-six pieces; Mrs. Brownfield, beaud ful lace bzd spread and piliowsham; Mrs Kizer, mother of grtom, set of glassware, consisting of twenty-two pieces; Mr. K zsr, patent ironing board; Mr. Willie Shy. water set; vvaitrr Anthony and sisters, fruit stand; Williim Hammon, pair of glass fruit stands; James Bune, geld brea-.t-pm ; V. rJ. y. liayfa-ld and wife, leader of the gang, a young colored hood v . mm iuni named Janis .KUey, all s Williams. ShW joseph Battle leave the honss hur- On being takrn before thief Barnett, rilv. nnrrvincT nme nhipct in hi? hands, bur raising sonielinng was wron?, Ritchie, acccmpanied by his wife and the voun man "squealed" anil furnished information which will lead to the recovery of some of the stolen property and the arrest of other members of the gans. According to Bi ley s coulession, toe hoodlums wouiu Jceep a watch on the bark door ot the store and when they found the clerks absent in other portions of the building, they wculd snebk 111 and steal one or two pui'-s of boos or shoes and make their escape. If the sto len boots would not fit, the thieves wculd take them !o the retail establishment kpt bv the same fiim aua exchange them, tell injr ihe clerk that he hai purchased them th d.sy before of another clerk. The prisoner was sent lo the county jjil in default of b.ut to await an kx iruinntion which will be heid this mornins. Other arrests will follow. nei-hbor, 'h-m lo the hogs, and the 2-year-old boy " I mm TN 1 1- ..1 oy scmaiug. nr. Alexander iuiuier stitea that the sheriff of Gentry county was ex pected to anvst Kattie iuside of twenty- fou:- hours, nhen Prentiss Tiller Desires to Tramp and Gov. Critten den Gives His Ultimatum. A Reward, Offered Appoint ments Made by the Gov ernor of Circuit and County Judges. Jiliza Uarby, proceedea to Jtwttie s resi dence and tonnd the sister above referred to, dead in bed. An examination revealed the fact that she had died from child-birth. While the visitors wtre investigating Jos. Kattie returned to the hoose and claimed that his sister had d ed from fever. He stated that she took sick on Saturday the 20. h, and died on the 21st. Mr. Ititchie summoned several neighbors, and after consultation Dr. Alexander, of King City, was ect for. He di gnoscd :he case and save child-birth as the cause of death, but the child could not be found, and there is no dcuht but that rattie threw it to the hcgs. the mattf r was report"d to the officials of THE EXCIEMENT WILL BE INTENSE. R?ttieTs father and mother and his widow ed sister are unable !o speak a word of English, but the dead sister spoke the lan guage fluemly. Rittie's diiih'er, L?na, who resides with her mother, the divorced wife, iu Saline county, paid her fa'her a visit Uht December, but, notwithstanding she had never beloie se?n him, she re mained but a few days when she returned home evidently not likeing the looks cf 1 lungs. 1 ne case is tne one tncme ot con versation of the citv, and further develoi e ments are anxiously awaited. And among the many themes discussed THE STORY OE LENA RATTIE, whose arrivil io this city ldtt month was Jefferson Ci.y, Dec. 29. Special. Theodore Tiller, brother of Prentiss Tiller, the man who robbed the Pacific Express company, in St. Louis on Sunday, the 2d day of last March, called on the governor, to-day, soliciting the pardon of Prentiss, who he claims is a wayward youth. He had a petition signed bv citizens of Louisville, and also letters from many of the governor's Kentucky friends, asking the pardon, all speaking 0 Tiller's old fatner, who is an ex detective of Falh City., as worthy of the greatest re spect. In answer to th? application, Crittenden said he would pardon Tiller if the missing money and incurred expenses were returned to the express company and the expenses of trial and conviction returned to the state. provided, however, that Tiller would di vulge the names of his associates in the crime. Hia brothel replied that Prentiss was un able to return the money, as others had it and they were not able to pay the amount The governor in answer to this stated that he would not consider the aop!ica:ion on any other grounds. This ended the in lerview, ana young iu:er wm leave on the late train to-uiht for Louisville. The governor, tn dav, offered a reward 01 $100 for the arrest and return to the authorities of Chariton county, of ihe mur I P y t t m ueter 01 Lora .K.ce, wnicu occurred on November 29. Governor Crittenden to-day appointed J. W. Dunlap circuit judge of the Jackson connty circuit, Vice Judge F. M. Black resigr ed. W. W. Kirpatrick was appointed by the governor to-day, presiding justice of the county conrt of bt. Charles county, Vice Jacob leisler resigned. N. K. Nugent tendered his resignation 0 the governor to take effect on December olst, as judge cf the Monroe county court. OUR NEIG-HBOttS. plentiful Hereford's Acid Phosphate for Weakfulness. Dr. Wm. P. Clothier, Buffalo, Y says ' I prescribed it iur a Catholic priest, who was a hard student, for w keiulnees, extreme nervcusnes, .tc He reports benefit. great SMOKED SHOES. Gtniry county, and for the p-ist f.w days so pathetically and romanticly dtsenbed they have been investigating 11 thoroughly, in tje tot. Joe n raid as to be widexy cop which disclosed even more than is related fed comes in for a full share. The article above. Rat'ie was taken in custody to-dav, appeared in lb- Bazoo of Dvcember 13rh. and he will be foriunte, indeed, if he telling how the beautiful daughter had escai)es lynching. It is s?id a aephew of come from bahne county, and been intro Rattie, a'id about eiht years, son of his duced by Dspot Master Veitch tj her fath- widowed sister, died under suspicious cir- er now Jovmg and now kind be appeared cumstancj tome six years ao, and it is ow tne p meiic story ended in these now thought he was foully deult with, words: The theory of the officers is that the lad There is still another scene to be enacted became cosuizantof the illicit relation sus- in interesting drama. Ihere will be tained by his uncle aud aunt, aud fear ine another meeting at the St. Joseph Union Vonderkublen's Shoe Store Badly Damaged by Fire and Water. silver butterdish and knife; -Miss Maggie f Adams, pair ol f-iiver napkiu lings ; Htnry r Anthony, jiair of pickle dishes : J as. May- neltf and wif', wah bowl and uitcher : Howard Adams and wife, pickle cast r ; Mr. Bicker and wife, d zen linen napki s ; Maud Davidson and sUttr. c;Jcrfd glass sance sit : James Finuell, class t-a set : Lizzie Durril:, silver suar frpon; Tob. Hatfield, large lamp; Frank Acatus and wite, cake basket ; Wm. Msu and sister, m m m - ' colored giss berry stand ; Sarah Brown - fi Id, fine selection of wax truit : Patience Mayfield, lit ea table cloth; John Bente, set ui aauwuisucs, uxuiJf; TTJUIUUlb, Ut HUliUl chair tidy; Besbie Griffin and brother, large fruit s'and ; Mr. Ed Shoemaker, fickle d:sh. Among tho-e present, were Mr. Rus5eil Durril! and 1vs. Wm. Mav r 11 f tfl- 1 m -T ... . n ia, c winasor; -vir, Williams and wile, 01 jejuna ; iMr. and Mrs. BrownfatlJ, ot v)Uerville; Mrs. Simcosky, of S.dalia, and .hers. Next morning the happy couple came to J lis city aad was tendered a reception din- - by the parents of the groom on East oadway. 1 - , - ISTKeeD m the Fashion. Tli 4"inond Dyes always do more than they -um 10 ao. uoior over tnat old dress. -will look like new. Thev are irar- 0$rtnted. 10c at druggists Wells,.Hichard ipn & Co., Burlington, Yt l' , rsacuy xsurnea. Frank Shultz, a clerk in the employ of roflmao Bros., the hardware dealers, was idly burned about the hands yesterday -orning by the explosion of a can con ? " .ining gasoline, which he placed too near " . -e stove. His burns" were dressed bv a 4 bysician and he was resting easy last 1 Wit . : - THE KOP F THE BTATIOK". 'Childrea, slow in developmeBtjpany, Tawny nd delicate, use ''Veil's Halth inewer,1 About li:.5U last nignt smoke was sren to issue from Vondtrkhulen's shoe si ore at 317 Ohio s'reet. An alarm was turned on and company No. 2 responded with their us;;al promptness. After a short delay, caused by the frcz n condition cf the hy drants, a e-treim was lurn.d on and the flames exfnsuished. The actual loss on the stock could not be obtained last ni:hl, but it is thought it w.ll be between $6,000 and $7,000. On th 29ih of December when an invoice was tnken the stock was vslud at $13,900. There is an insurance ot 810,000 on the stock in companies represented by Messrs. Looney, Hairy, Epencheid, Rider & Iv.y and Alden & Biddie. The building, which is owned by J. A. Lainey, is dain-jged to the nxtent of $500. The loss is fu'fy covered by iiifcuiauce. The origin of the lire is unknown.. It is thought, however, that it origin iel fr.m combustion. The second store'of the building ws oc cupied by Fied We'stf aud family and Mr. E. F. Hill, i:s residences. T ir :urniture was badly damygeu by beirg hurriedly ic- 1 J I. : 1 f n- 1 , movcu irom uie ounuing. iney nau no in-urarce. Fit A ME SHANTIES BURNED. The fire company was calLd cut aSout 10:40 last nij;l:t by the hurninir of a nu'-tll woodm shan y occupied by Sal lie Todd, colored, s a restaurant, on the north side of Maio, between Ohio and Laniine sir.es. Owing to the hydrants being froze up, the building was entirely consumed, aud the shoemaker shop occupied by a man named Paiker, adjoining, badly damaged. The burned building was owned by Suber Bros., and was valued at $50. Mrs. Todd's loss w'U reach about the same amount There was no insurance either on the bnilding or its contents. The shoemaker's shop, wbjcji is owned by G. S. George, is damcged to the extent of $25. The loss is fully covered by insur ance. Parkers loss is not known. The building on the east which is owned by Dr. I. G. Beck, of Plessant Green, 1 uooper county, ano occupied by John Siebe as a hardware store, was damaged to the extent of $25. It is fully covered by in surance. The fire which was first discovered bv a son of Mrs.Todds, is supposed to have been the work of an incendiary, as there was no fire in the building at the time. The sh&ntiee hare long been an eve-sore to that locality, and those who first arrirpd on the ground were loth to assist in subdu ing ine names. he would divulge the same, the uncle made way with him. Rattie has acquired con siderable property since coming to this sec'i n, and will undoubtedlv fight hard for bis life, provided a mob does not make short work of him. Rattie the Wretch. SL Joseph, Dec. 30 Special The horrible p-irticul.irs iu relation to the in cestuous and murderous crimes perpelrat d by Joseph .Kattie, as telegraphed lest night, were confirmed to-day by the arrival 111 bt. Joseph of Dr. A. H. Al-xander, of King City, who is cognizant of all the cir cumstances connected with the terrible case With the exception of Kattie having been rr sled, the report was in the main cor rect, but there remains to be tobi another 1 m . i depot. Anotner wendiug tii occur in Gentry county, and Joseph Eattie and his bride will complete the celebration of the honey moon afier twenty yearn." There is still another scene, indeed, to be scon followed by a still more tragic one. But how different from the one expected, 3nd bow phinly it tells why Lena left the lathet whom she bad seen for the fist time o quickly, it bring broadly intim tted tha ne even songi t to make her the victim of hislust. chapter which Kattie is a proves oonsimively tint DEMON INDEED. All the crimes comm'tted by him are the bkekest i: the criminal annals of Northwest M:S30un. Joseph Kv.tie was born in Southern Swi z-tlnd 4S years ago and came to America some time in the early sixties In 1S65 he enne to Gentry coun fy and locxteti on a farm five miles east of King City and two yejrs lttc r was mar ried 10 a Miss Technieyer. Ow.wg lo Rat t'e's brutality HIS WIFE LEFT HI3I in 18GS aud returned to the home of her mother in fcfalire conn y Swine led Babes. Boonville, 0I0 , Dec. 29. Special. Mrs. H. Q Bridges, claiming to be the wife of a wealthy and prominent criminal Kwyer, of Summit, Mi?s., waj swindled out of over $200 here yesterday by rascally managers, fche is the molher of the Bridges twin sister?, who have bren plny- m north Mi'SotKi lor two months, after born, upon where a short time ner arrival a oangnter was the name of Leni b-inr bfs'owed Iu IStiS, Kittie procured :ier. a divorce on grounds of desertion and a short time thereafter his mother in-'aw had him arretted on the charge of stealing a horse from Mr. Euhanks, of Saline county, but the state tailed to make the case stick. In 1874 Kattie returned lo his native Switz erland and INDUCED HIS PARENTS TO ACCoJIPANr HIM to America. He procured something like one thuusard dollars belonging to them, which sum he ttill retains, and they set sail for New York, the p.rty consisting of the father and mcther, Joseph Kattie, a widowed sister wi.h a two-year-old child, Appolia Kattie, the unmarr ed sister who subsequently figured so prominently, Abella Kattie, a cousin, and a nephew of twelve years the latter being the Jad who is snpr pesd to have bten made way with to pre vent his telling what he knew in the present case. In the winter of 1874 the party took up their residence in Gentry county, when Kttie'introduced HIS COUSIN ABELTjA as his wif and is such they lived together three yean. Finally a difficulty arose, when Isabella left Kaltie's bowe and ixuti- closing their season hern Saturday night. Ker managers. Jack Marquette and J. D. llocker, claiming to hail frooi Central.a, Mo., skipped out with every cent the un fortunate lady had, leaving her aud the six-year-old . r hi dren penniless amnig straogeis. .Xo effort has been nirde to ar ret the scoundrels. Ft-yitie will give :he twins a benefit Wednesday night and Boon vilLi Thursd y uijjht. From here Mrs. Bridges end cuildnn go dmct horce. Residence Burned. The residence of Sam Shanks, in Black -water township, was entirely consumed Friday night together with its contents, the family barely escaping with their lives and endishable. The childien of Mr. Shanks, Wilbur and Daisy, and Loosing rice, son of Thomas B Price, were sleeping up stair9, acd were awakened barely in time to save themselves, the whobi interior falling in a few moments after their exit down the front sttps. The building was of brick, and was one of the handsomest r sidences in the township. Mr. Shanks pieces his lots at $8 000, on which there was no insnran-je, he recently having allowed his policy to lapse. The fire originated from the explosion of some nre-crackers oy tne cnnuren, wnicn com municated sparks to soms clothing in a closet, which W8S not discovered until the family bad retired and the llames passed beyond control, when they were aroused by the heat, as stated, barely in time to es cipe. Miss McGruder Heard From. A letter was received in this city yester day from Miss Addie McGruder, the young lady who skipped out from her home at HughesTille Friday evening last, mention of which whs made in Sunday's Bazoo. She did not elope with young Crawford, as Wts stated by her faher. She simply hired him to escort her to this city, where she was met by her aunt and taken to Ohio. Miss McGruder on her eighteenth birthday (IdSt Thursday), came into posiessioa of considerable property, it being left her by. her grandmother. It 1 stated by good au thority that the father of the girl h.s been booking forward to the time when his dnushter would come into possession of this propert? with a good deal of interest, and has tried on several occasijns to get her to sign ever h-r title t him. This she retused to do. Fearing that her father, should she remuio at horn-, w iu!d compel her to 1ft him have posssiono he proptr ty Miss McGruder resolved to skip ont. She informed an aunt who lives in Ohio of her intention and a meeting be'wvn the two was airgnged to Uke place in this city Pri day night. Both kept their appointment, :tnd look the triri lor Ohio Saturday Forger Caught. Knobnosfer, Mo., Dtc. 29. - Special. Last Saturday night a man named Chas. Llark who realties northwest ot this place v a? arres ed for fcrgirg orders for tner cbandihe upon the met chants of this place and signing prominent farmers names to them. He proved to be the wrong man, ard to-day a man namedMcore was pulled. He is the party wanted. The orders forged were three in number for ten five and three dollars respectively, Later Moore acknow ledged writing the orders and will un douhiedly go to the pen. He is dark com plexioned medium sized man and does not look like be had sense enough to be a rascal. A Free Fight. Boonville, Mo , Dec 29. Special. In a quarrel this afternoon over the settlement of a debt Edward Stigner was severely beaten by a farmer named Charles W. Russell. Wm. Stigner, brother of Ed ward dred five shots at Kuseell, but missed him, while Russell retaliated by riddling the Stignor store front with rocks. War rants are out for Stigner'a arrest, while Russell is alread in jail. KOUM OK ITCH." "itough on Itch" curee humors, erup tions, ring worm, tetter, silt rheum, hosted fe chilblains. mori'i 2. .Mcu. uner, alter tea-cning tne mi over for his urging d-'iivchter re lumed to h.s home at Htighesvi le Satur d y night. Love'3 Dream. Ad el. p;meut took place from S;hell City by last nizhi's trin, which created conbiiierable g ssip among ti e passer gers and will probably soot er or later fornish an ileal forborne indg-ut Bjhemi to to dish up for pJd c detection. Th.-mmes tl the r irties eutC'i h- Iodine parts HENRY COUKTY. Robbers aud burglars are throughout the county. Ed. Yame of Clinton, left Wednesday for Jefierson City. He is a candidate for official reporter of the house. Two tramps ente'fed the city restau rant in Montros, kept by Joe Carhart and taking advantage of Joe's impaired vision appropriated his overcoat. They were ar restfcl and are now in jail in Clinton, awaiting the action of the grand juryv JRA5IDOLPH COUNTY. A lrge number of holiday parties were given in Moberly, Monday evening hst. An elegant supper took place under the auspices of the Cumberland Presby terian church, New Year's eve, RAY COUNTY. The residence of Sheriff James Mc Ginnis ?as burned on,last Saturday night; Insurance light. While sheriff of the county, Mr. McGinnis lost a nice residence by a cyclone. VERNON COUNTY. The Western Mercantile company, of Nevada, has bean incorporated by M. L. Wetmore, E. Wet more, H. L. Swan aud J. C. Swan, with a cash capital of $11,000. An order has been received to cut the wages of coal heavers at the Nevada coal chute from $1.25 to $1.15 per day, or 75 cents for handling a car of 30,000 pounds, and $1.00 for 40,000; for loading coal from bins into car-, $1.00 par car of 30,000. Bus iness on the roads is light, and the cut in the pay roll seems to be geiieraL BATES COUNTY. t Wm. Norman was boand over in the sumoffoOO jesterday to answer to the charge of larceny of a trunk at Rich Hill. The Davy Crockett- troupe made a fizzle of their New Year's eve exhibition at Rich Hill f jr want ol an audience. Wm. Salsraan, George Swift and Chas. Johnson indulged in a cutting scrape at Rich Hii1, Ni-w Year's eve, in which John son was seriously hurt. Bates county fends the following dele gates to the text-book convention at But ler, January Gth : W. W. Graves, J. W. Risner, J. F. Storr, J. M. Steel, J. H. Hin- ton and Miss Emma Mose. MARION COUNTY. Mis Esther Stallard, while co.tstinsr oit a sled at Hannibal yesterday, fell off and broke her leg. The dramshop-license is to be discussed by the Hannibal city council next Monday and a red-hot fight is anticipated. LAFAYETTE COUNTY. Jno. Smiihey was instantly killed and Wm. Bush seriously injured Wednesday. by a falling rock in a mine at Dover. Hieginsv He Royal Arch Chapter of Masons will hold a public ustullation of officers to-night at the opera house, Rev,. C. C. Woods, M. E. G. H. P. officiating J. H. Bennett, who has been endeavor- in? to o'ganiza a circulating library at Higginsville, is in limbo on the charge of obtaining money uudt r false pretense?. 'mm Lots of People rrof hilirtMS Tiaovr lino I onrtAo mnfL foul, yt How eyes, &a, all the direct result ot impure blooi whicu can be thoroughly cleansed, renewed and euriched with Kidney- Wort. It acts at the same time on the Kidneys, Liver and Bowels and has more real virtue in a package than can be found in any other fur the same class of diseases. The Vandalia Line. R. T. Williams, traveling agt-nt of the Vand-ilia line from SU Louts to New York, is in the city distributing beautiful calen dars for 1885 on which is surmounted, a map and advertisement of the Yandalia line. This is one of the most famous of the westert trurk roads and parte3 desir ing to visit New York or Washington, should not forget the Vandalia. J. J. Cheesbiough is the assistant general passen ger agent with be tdquarters at St. Louis. Tickets by this Hoe can be had of Mr. Ber ry at the Union- depot, Sedalia. aie no" g:v n, but coimsied 01 a young lady of the ci?y naimd, her f rvent adorer, from the same place, and to indignant brothers. The smitten couple were the first to board the train, but the young ?irPs brothers soon put in an appearance, not however, umil the brave bean had had time to safely secrete himself in an obscure corner, leaving his dulcina to f.tce alone their anger. She, however, was equal to the emergency, and after vainly pleading with her until the train reached Clinton, the brothers gave np in despair and left her to her fate. As sooxras the train was nnder way from that place the enamored youth crawled from his hiding place and resumed his seat beside her, and when the train reached the Indiana Stiest depot, the pair disembarked and found seclusion in some east end boarding house. Married. By Justice James O'Brien, at his office, yesterday afternoon, December 30 tb, Mr. Aaron Huff to Miss Jenni Irons, both of Sedalia. Instant relief foe NeuxalgiaToothache, Face ache. Ask for "Rough oa Toothache." 1525c. Under a Receiver. Louisville, Ky., Dec. 31. GeoF. Evans, ' assistant to President Jonas H. French of the Louisville, Evansviile a d St. Louis Air line, received official notification this morning that the a flairs of that road had been placed in the hands of a receiver. Mr, Ev-ins has beea appointed to assume the trust. Tne Air line has been running outot this city for two years. The entire division of 253 miles of track and rolling stock numbers thirty-four locnmoiiv s, fifty passenger cars and 1,011 fr-iiht and miscellaneous cars. President Jonas H. French Tves in Boston but the act: ve m-na cement has been almost exclu sively d-leg:iei to Assistant President Evans, who hippen? nisi to be the secre tary and treat u er. TI12 immediate cause of the appointtneat of the receiver is heavy outstanding construction debt. During its two yers the road more than paid ex pense?. It traversed & section of country which in time pro nises to enrich the treas ury of the ronl. A 1 cS of rolling stock ha-j handicappe 1 the Air Li ae for a year past, At prtsnt the road has twelve engines borrowed from the Louisville and Nashville nnd numerous freight cars are used on the road. The rent of these is a constant drain on the' earnings. The news of the appointment of a re ceiver gives general satisfaction. The air line is entering upon the same existence which was commenced and carried out several years ago by its rival, the Ohio & Mississippi. Wanted Mules and Horses. We will be at Hinsdale & Menefee's mule yards from Dec. 14th to Dec. 25th, for the purpose of buying mules, horses and mares, for which we will pay the high est market price. 12-9w3t J. W. Hausy & Co. 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