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TL SttDAJLlA WEEKLY BAEOO. MAY 21, 1889.
3 FINANCIAL STATEMENT OF Pettis County. To the Honorable County Court of Pettis County, Missouri: I have the honor to report the Receipts and Disburse ments of the funds of Pettis county for the year ending April 30, 1889: County Revenue. Mavl, 1SSS. Jv balance 5 S20 42 ' By collection. . 42,103 itf Total To warrants i .ssued To iurv and witness scrip paid To inquest bills paid. Total. Mav 1, 1SS-9. Bx balance in treasury Statement showing the the above county warrants were issued: Support and treatment of county patients at lunatic asylum $ Assistance to paupers ColKns for paupers Board and care of paupers at county poor house .Supplies for same ----- - Building bridges Building culverts Grading and repairing roads .,..,..... Right of wav for roads - Graders and tools - Road overseers - Repairs at court house ......... ....... Repairs at jail - - Light at court house and jail .Fuel at court house and jail v....... Water at court house and jail ? Supplies for courthouse Supplies for jail Blank books and records Stationery for offices Criminal "fee bills Printing and advertising Refunding bonded indebtedness . Recording deed Hn:inl of fmmli?!itinii General election, 1SSS. County clerk Countv treasurer Prosecuting attorney Assessor Sheriff .Imth tnr County surveyor and bridge commissioner 'nmiipr County physician and medicines County judges Livery Livery for road and bridge commissioner Special road commissioner Stenographer County school commissioner Premium for county and St. Louis fairs Livery for grand jury and sheriff Circuit clerk's fees. " Furniture for countv offices Total Funding Bond 31ay 1, 1SSS. By balance Bv collections Total. To coupons ?11.317 To J. C. Thompson, commissioner -,740 Thomps Total 3Iay 1, 1SS0. By balance in treasury Sinking: Fund Account. 3Iay 1 , 1SSS. Bv balance $12,002 7S By collections S.m: yi Total. Iiexinffton and St. Louis Railroad Interest. .May 1. 1SSS. Overdrawn $2S.$03 G9 By collections 42 44 Total -i Tebo and Neosho Railroad Interest Account. 3ray 1, 1SSS. By balance $ --"?! By collections 33 i2 3Iay 1, 1SS9. By balance in treasury i Mt. Sterling Township Interest Account. Hav 1, 1SSS. Bv balance 14.$47 00 By collections ,01S G 3Iav 1, 1SS9. Bv balance in treasury Court House and Interest Sinking Fund. 3Tay 1, 1SSS. By balance Bv collections 11,:3$ 39 Total To coupons paid 3Iav 1. 1SS9. Bv balance in treasury Undistributed Road Tax Account. 3Iay 1. 1SSS. Bv balance $ 4,040 51 By collections 14,700 09 Total $1S?74G GO To distributions 14,514 03 "ravl.lSS9. Bv balance in treasury Undistributed School Tax Account. 3fay 1, 1SSS. Bv balance By collections To distributions 3Tav 1, 1SS9. Balance in treasury Strays, Fines and 3Iav 1. 1SSS. By balance By fines paid Total To commissioner school fund 3Iay 1. 1SS9. By balance in treasury Jury Fees Account. 3Iay 1, 1SS9. By balance in treasury -$ Funds of One Hundred and Three School Districts. 3Iay 1 . 1SSS. By balance $19,319 S4 By collections 20.591 7S By state fund $.274 SO By county fund 1.737 41 By township fund 1.844 S2 Bv sundries 784 Oft Total To warrants paid. 3Tay l3 18S9. By balance in treasury Funds of Seventy-Eight Road Districts. 3Tay 1, 1SSS. By balance 2,004 47 ay collections Total To warrants paid. 3fay 1, 1SS9. By balance in treasury Public School Funds. The county School Eimds, subject to loan by the coun ty, the interest of which is distributed per capita among the various school districts, has been increased during the past year $1,283.46 by fines and licenses, and is as follows: 3Tay 1,1889. Common school fund 20,526 82 Swamp land fund 3,059 24 Land distribution fund , 3,479 30 SKJlttlM :).T29 43 291 93 S42.403 21 530 b4 amounts and for what purpose 2 202 22 L504 33 52 00 2.102 TO 9:i 32 4.2S5 10 123 51! 3,007 70 401 40 204 00 5.:;75 14 202 00 124 27 4.-J4 30 204 00 S2 45 220 01 70S S3 344 50 4.180 4S 179 39 911 90 150 42 00 ..... - - ........ --; - - .............. - ... .OCg - 1 s'r xx . . - $ -V -- ....... 7(3 71 S39 95 7S800 V? 0 . ... lO 00 - ... .. -- 447 40 910 SO IS 90 200 00 115 30 120 30 4SO0 200 00 30 50 39 45 32 00 $3S,413S1 Interest Account. 15.31 3159 33,477 14 00 40 00 814.257 00 $10,220 14 20,07G G9 ?2S,S51 'SO o Cor 00 $1S,SGG G3 o SOJl 03 $ G,433 00 S22.49G G3 6 4.232 57 000 00 35,S4G 79 834.S70 53 - 970 21 Xiicense Account. 1,274 4G SOS 44 $ --2,082 90 132$3 4G r99 44 113 00 ,....-S5S,552 65 45.232 03 $13,320 02 s3ooz. 1o O $1G,55G GO 12,977 50 $ 3,579 10 Sixteenth section fund. Total ?:G.G31 02 Of which there is now loaned at 8 per cent, secured by lirst mortgage on real estate estimated to lie worth double the amount of the loan, the following amounts: Common school fund .Swamp land fund Land Distribution fund Sixteenth Section fund Total Leaving a balance in the treasury subject to loan: Interest received during the vear. which is now in the 3favl.l$$9. treasury for distribution at school year, amounts to 3Iayl. 1SS9. A DESPERADO In Texas Breaks up a Peaceful Dance in a Terrible Way. Denison. Tex., May 14. Last Saturday nitiht a dance was given at the place of Tom Davis, an Indian, who has a small tract of land on the Washita river at its confluence with Ked River. While the dance was in progress, a whisky peddler, named Frank est, a white man, appeared on horseback and dismounted and walked into the house, and asked tc join the dance. West, who had two sis shooters bnckled to his person, was told to lay them aside and he might partic ipate in the dance. This he refused to do, remarking "1 am always fixed for the busi ness end ol a United States marshal." The fiddler, a negro named Press Curtis, stated that he would not play for a man who danced with pistols on. West pulled one of his revolvers and shot the fiddle out of Curtis' hand and then cleared the room of the dancers. He then shot the fiddler twice in the rieht arm, remarking with each shot : "You will never refuse to play another fiddle for a white man." One ball shattered the bone near the elbow, the other passed through the wrist. After the shooting West ordered the negro to hold the candle in his left hand, as he wished to snuff the light out. The order was obeyed, and West shot the candle out of the negro's hand. He then mounted his horse and disappeared in the Washita woods. The negro's arm was amputated yesterday. West is a Texas desperado. He is a horse thief and whisky peddler and "scouts" in Texas and the Indian lern tory. On the upper Washita he is called ".Red West," as he invariably wears a red silk Handkerchief around his neck. A STATE'S DISGRACE. The Cook County, Illinois, Asy lum in a Terrible Condi tion. Chicago, 111., May 13. The hearing of the application for the release of Dora Wil lartf, an inmate of the Cook county insane asylum, was begun in the county court this morning. Airs. Helen ivi. aneaa, oi toe Woman's Protective association, testified that the asylum was overcrowded ; that there was not enough seats for the patients, who were compelled to sit on the floor ; that the county was paying 9c per pound for hogs' snouts, which were being fed to the patients ; there was much drunkenness in the institution, and there had been some cases of scurvy. Dr. Kiernan, the present incumbent, had improyed the present con dition of affairs. Mrs. Dr. Hunt, of the asylum medical staff; testified that there were over 1000 pa tients in the institution, which is calculat ed to accommodate 600 at the outside, aud the number of- attendants was much too limited. Further evidence was to the efiect that the patients were fed on pigs' heads for an entire year frith potatoes for vegetables once & week. There wrs no service and the patients fought for possession of the potatoes, with the result that the weak got none and over fifty of the inmates became amictea wiin scurvy, mis was unuer a former administration. One of the medical staff testified that in one ward there are twenty-eight violent patients with ouly nine rooms to care for them in, or an averrge of three in each room. It was absolutely necessary to have only one or two in some of the rooms, so that four persons were crowded into others. These rooms are 5ixl0 teet in size. The beds are 2A "feet wide, but in many cases two patients are forced to sleep in them. Under such circumstances, with insufficient attendance, the patients would climb over the cols and fight and the medical attendant was fre quently called up sir or eight times in the course ot a single night to go to patients who were attempting to commit suicide or murder. This state of affairs was reported to the members of the County Board again and again, but nothing was done to remedy it. It was further m evidence that only one and one-half yards of flannel to each pa tient was furnished last winter. Mrs. Shedd also testified that she had heard that some of the male patients had keys to the female wards. These things she said had all been brought out in a previous investigation by the Woman's Protective association, and a copy of the report of this investigation was put in evi dence. The board of county commissioners this afternoon passed a resolution naming a committee of citizens to recommend a suit able person to be appointed medical super intendent of the insane asylum, to succeed Dr. Kiernan, whose management has been so severely animadverted upon recently. Piles, PHe Itching Piles. Symptoms Moisture : intense itching and stidging : most all night : worse by scratching. If allowad to continue tumors form which often bleed and ulcerate, bet comine very sore. Swavne's Ointmen- stops the it chin 2 and bleeding, heals ulcer ation, and in most cases removes the tu- mors. At druggists, or by man, lor ou cents. Dr. Swayne & Son. Philadelphia Pa. ;,rGr GO $21,293 (Hi 2.fii So 1,099 :? 10,24ii 74 $41,772 01 $14,859 01 $ 2,019 20 the beginning of the next Respectfullv submitted, T. F. MITCHUM, Clerk. LOST HIS HEAD Because lie was too Eree His Little Jokes. With Washington, D. D.f May 13. David L. Gitt. of St. Louis, held his position in the pension ofHce through five administrations only to fall as one of Corp. Tanner's earl iest victims. He was summarily removed several days ago, creatly to his own and his fellow clerk's surprise. Mr. Gilt's ser vice dated from 1S69. He was, of course, a republican. There was no question about his efficiency. When the democratic administration came in, Mr. Gitt expected to co but he didn't. Commissioner Black decided to retain him, especially afler Sen ator Cockrell had called aud spoken high ly ef the Missourian's abilities. The Senator afterward said that when he found BepublicAns were to be retained in large numbers he concluded Gitt might as well be kept as any of the others, because he knew him to be a good man. Having sur vived the democratic administration, Mr. Gitt felt easy in mind, and the dismissal without warning took his breath away. He was holding the position of Assistant Chief of the Mail Division, and was drawing a salary of $2,000. The dismissal has been a nine days' wonder at the pension office, but an explanation is out at last. The s'ory is that Mr. Gitt was removed on a request from the "White House. Until recently the venerable father-in-law of the president, Rev. Dr. John W. Scott, was a subordinate clerk drawing a sabry of $1200 under Mr. Gitt. He is a digni fied, placid old gentleman with a babit of dropping into a nap at occasional times during the day. The infirmity came upon him quite frequently while at his desk in the pension office. An easy-going chief might have overlooked these little lapses, but not so Mr. Gitt. He was a disciplin arian 3nd a joker. He thought it a smart thing, so the story goes, to call out loudly to the old clergyman, when he caught him napping "Baltimore, change cars." Of course, the other sub ordinates thought this a good joke and laughed as often as Mr. Gitt perpe trated it. He is also said to have referred disrespectively to Dr. Scott as 'an old stoughton bottle." Information of these petty annoyances reached the WhiteHouse. It was not carried by Dr. Scott, who is a Christian gentleman and above small re venges. Bnt this Administration does not overlook small abuses, and Mr. Gitt's re moval was called for in spite of hisEepub icanism, his twenty years' service and his efficiency. SO MILITIA. The House Refuses f o Appropri ate Money for "Soldier Boys.! 35 Jefferson pity, Mo., May IS. Sorrow will probably reicn in the camps of the militia of this state for two yeais to come, for to-day the house refused point blank to appropriate even the email sum which the senate had placed on the general appro priation bill. The only explanation of the action of the house is found in the fact that the way-back members thought the $17,000 given the stale by the national government sufficient. The house committee on criminal juris prudence submitted a favorable report to day with an amendment on Dr. Crawford's bill introduced last Saturday providing for a state executioner to be appointed by the goyeruor and to superintend all hang ings in the state. The amendment which was agreed to, simply provides a salary of $10 per day for the executioner while en gaged in performing the duties of his of fice. The bill as amended was then or dered to engrossment. It will be up in the house for passage in a few days and will very likely go through successfully. The senate this afternoon refused to re cede from its amendment to the eleomosy nary appropriation bill allowing $30,000 to complete the lunatic asylum building at Fulton. The house last Saturday re fused to concur in this amendment and a conference committee will have to be ap pointed to devise some means of settling the matter. Goyernor Francis to-day vetoed senate bill No. 609, which repealed the session act of 1SS7 compelling all cable car3 to provide suitable guards on front platforms and en acted that no person should be allowed to get on or off the front platform of a cable car while in motion. YOU CAN SUPPRESS YOUR COUGH and quickly subdue the irritation of your lungs and air passages, with a few doses of Dr. J. H. McLean's Tar "Wine Lung Balm. 25 cents a bottle. The Twine Trust Busted. The "Whiteley Binder and Mower manu factured by the Old Champion Machine Company embraces the latest and most es sential improvements. They attracted the greatest attention of all inventions at all tke great expositions of 188S at which a great number were sold. Sample machines are now on exhibition at D. M. Williams' 206, West Main St., Sedalia, Mo. Farmers are invited to examine them. The im provements in connection with the material used iu their constructiop places them far in advanco of aU competition. The unsur passed Bauer Walter buggies and first class agricultural implements will also be found there. 2-6wtf ANNUAL ELECTION. M., K. & T. Stockholder's Meet ing To day at Parsons, Mr. Eddy Will be Elected 5a Direc tor from Parsons aud J, C. Thompson Will be Re elected from Mis souri. Parsons, Kansas, May 15. At the an nual meeting of the stock holders of the M. K. & T. railway held to-day, the follow mg were elected directors lor trie ensu ing year: .Rudolph 2s. Martensen, Henry K. Enos, "William Dowd, E. Ellery An derson; William Bond, Simon Stern, Jacob Denenfield, Samuel Stoon, George J. For rest, Herman Baltzer, Maynar.l C. Eyre Harrison C. Cross, Benjmin P. McDonald Lee Clark, J. C. Thompson and John Han cock. AH of the above are members of the old board except Hurmann R Baltzer, May nard C. Eyre, of New York, Lee C!ark, of Parsons, and John Hancock, of Texas. There were represented 332,000 shares cut of 460,000 which was the largest representa- ion since 1879. The board will meet in New York, May 29th, for organization. ANOTHER DISPATCH. Parsons, Kan., May 15 A quorum of the stockholders of the Missouri, Kansas and Texas did not arrive till yesterday evening, consequently the annual meeting will be held to-day. President Martinson is not here, he having returned to -New York with the Dntch bondholders immed iently after a hurried inspection of the system. He and the foreign interest in the road will be represented by John Tipper of New York, who holds proxies for something like 175,000 shares. These with those held by Simon Stern, the great New York rail road lawyer, make a good round majority There will be some change in the pres ent directory. Mr. Herndon, one of the Texas directors ; Judge David Kelso, of this city, and a New York director, all of whom are connected with the Missouri Pacific, will retire and new directors be elected in their stead. A Mr. Hancock, of Austin, will succeed Mr. Herndon and a Mr. Enos will fill the vacancy of the New York man. The successor of Mr. Kelso has not yet been agreed upon, but it is not improbable that it will be George A. Eddy, of Leavenworth, one of the receiv ers. He pleased the foreign holders very much on their recent visit and they thiDk it would be a good stroae of policy to have him more thoroughly identified with the company '8 interests. Messrs. inompson, of Sedalia, Cross, of Emporia, and Mc Donald, of Fort Scott, will aU be re-elected. The present officers will also be re-elected. In speaking of the plans of the different interests of the system relative to the fu ture of the property, Mr. Stern said : "Ne gotiations have been pending for some time to re organize the company, get it out of the hands of the receivers and make it the great system it should be. None of these plans have as yet been agreed to by all the interests, so can not be made public. I have no doubt, however, that an agreement will be reach ed shortly, a thorough reorganization ef fected, new stock and new bonds issed and the road taken out of the hands of the courts, put in first class condition and ex tensions made first to Kansas City and if the business demands it, to St. Louis. The International and Great Northern will be reorganized in the same manner and made a part of the new system. The foreign holders who went over the property a few days ago are very much pleased with its physical condition as compared with one year ago. The receivers have certainly worked zealously to build up the property. Although they were told that the earnings of the first week in May exceeded the same period of last year by $5,000, yet they do not be lieve that shows the full strength of the property. So much business was diverted that the road has lost its influence and may not yet have fully recovered from the blow. The International is in an even worse fix than under the Gould govern ment." A Safe Investment. Is one which is guaranteed to briusr you satisfactory results, or m case of failure a return of purchase price. On this safe plan you can buy from our ad vertised Druggist a bottle of Dr. King's New Discovery for Consumption. It is guaranteed to bring relief in every case, wheu used for any affection of Throat, Lungs or Chest such as Consumption, Inflammation of Lungs, Brouchites, Asthma, Wtioopiug Cough, Croup, etc. etc. It is pleasautand aseeable to taste, perfectly safe, aud can always be de pended upou. Trial bottle free at Mertz & Hale's Drug Store. To the farmers of Jfettis County SedajuIA, Mo., April 30, 18S9. P. Myers ef Sedalia. Mo., is no longer an agent for the Continental Insurance Com pany of New York and all persons are warned against paying him any monies or doing any business with him whatsoever on account of this company from this date. 5-7w4t D. W, Graves, Special Agt. :v its BJatwcr cf . Life fe Mother &GluIc Brutal Whipping or a Boy. Clinton, Mo., May 14. Dr. R, B. Fuell, of Montrose, Henry country, was arrested this afternoon and tried before Justice Cashman of this city, on the charg cf bru tal whipping a little adopted boy. The doctor had been in the habit of whipping the child severly, and the little boy ran away last week, comming to his mother's in this city. The doctor drove up in his buggy and made the boy walk home, a dis tance of twelye miles. He then whipped him in an unmercitnl manner, and his face and body being terribly swollen and bruis ed. The doctor W3s fined $40. and the boy taken from his care. Notice. All persons having D.ering Binders that was to be overhauled on last year's con tract will report to our office at once so we will know when we can attend to the mat ter. Please be piompt. J. B. Gallie, Agent, We also keep wagons, buggies, phaetons and surries of latest styies and casts till you can't rest, from $15 to $18. We will trade for a good horse. 5-14w3t Those unhappy persons who sufier from nervousness and dyspepsia she uld use Car ter's Little Nerve Pills, which are made expressly for sleepless, nervous, dyspeptic a i- n . sunerers. rrice zo cenis, an aruggisis. SEDALIA, MO. J. N. Datvby, Presdient, A. P. Morey Vice-President, R. H. Moses , Cashier. W. H. Van Wagneb, Teller. Capital, - - - - $100,000.00 Surplus and undivi- Yided profit, 20,000.00 This Bank does a general Banking Busi ness and solicits the accounts of corpora tions, firms and individuals. Draws sight drafts on all principal citiea of Europe and other Foreign countrie DIRECTORS. Jas. Glass, Morris Harter, J. N. Dalby, J. H. Mertz. Herman Kahrs, R. H. Moses, N. H. Gentry, Sam Henry Mahnken C. E.- Messerly, A. P. Morey, Chas.W. McAninch E. E. Hoflman, Judge Wm. Boeker, D. W. McClure, C. Gold. M5d&wlv R. H Moses. Cashier. HRSTNAT10NALBANK. SEDALIA, BO. Paid Capital, Surplus, $100,000.00 70,000.00 Corair Ohio and Sieond Straits. Cyrus Newkirk, President. J. C. Thompson, Cashier. . DIRECTORS. N ikipk. F. H. Guenthzr, War. Gentry, J. C. Thompson, J. R. Barrett, H. W. Wood, E. A. Phiujps. J. C. THOMPSON, Cashier. life Insurance Company, The Best and the Cheapest. Forty years old. No mis leading Estimates. Paid up and cash values are written in every policy and Guaran teed. B. H. INGRAM, District Agent, 2-5d&w6m Sedalia, Mo. P. H. Sangree, Notary Public. 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